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THE SCRANTON TRIBUNE SATURDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER SJ9, 1894.
"Pure" and "Su:e."
The strength comes frorr. cream of tartar and soda
only, no ammonia, no alum. . It does the most work and
the best work, and, best of all; it is perfectly wholesome.
Clntland Bakiite PsmUr Co, New I'd. i, Sucamr t CUvtland BroAtn.
120 Wyoming Avenuo
Ladies', Gents' and
In White or Natural
Greatly Reduced Prices.
Mears & Hagen
415 Lacka. Ave.
If you want
Wall Paper or Window
Shades, come to us.
We have a full line of
goods, and our prices are
inr 11 11 -i inn m
127 Wyoming Ave.
City officer and employes will be paid
Gentlemen's Driving Club races Thurs
day, 2 p. m.
Diagram for the Primrose & West min
strels opens this morning at Academy of
Music box office.
The sale of seats for John L. Sullivan
commences this morning at the Frothing
ham at 9 o'clock,
Quarterly conference will be held in the
Simpson M. E. church this (Saturday)
eveniug at 8 o'clock.
Warrants to the total amount of $22,251
for mercantile bills and salaries weie
signed by the city controller yesterday.
The thirteenth regiment received an
invitation to attend the celebration at
Binghamton on Oot. 9 bat will not attend.
Subscribes Hon. Levi P. Morton owns
the property in which is located the Shore
bam Hotel at Washington, D. C. He is
not the proprietor ot the hotel.
Servloes will be lesnmed at the Dymond
ball at Clark's Summit, Sunday evening,
Sept 80, 1894, at 7.80 p. tn., Rev. A. E.
Douglass, pastor. All welcomed.
The contract for building the high school
Was executed with Conrad Schroeder yes
terday. Excavating will begin on Monday.
The limit for the completion of the work is
July 1, 1898.
Dr. D. B. Hand is driving a beautiful
team of coal black horses that he purchased
recently at Green. N. Y. They took the
first prize at the fair at Binghamton a
short time ago.
The ninth annual meeting of the Wom
an's Home Missionary society of the
Lackawanna nresbytery will be held in
the Green Ridge Presbyterian chnrch on
Oct, 10 and 11, 1891.
Last evening Lackawanna Council, No.
1183, Royal Arcanum, paid to the widow
of the late Joseph Bender, of Hyde Park
avenue, $3,000 the amount for which ha
was insured la that order.
Abraham Knapp. who, during the late
war, served as a private in Company D,
One Hundred and Seventy-ninth regiment
of Pennsylvania Volunteers, was yesterday
granted a veterans' license to peddle.
All the clerks (of the clothing, gents'
furnishing, shoe stores, groceries and dry
good stores, etc.) are requested to be at the
meeting of tbe clerks at their rooms. 4u8
Spruce street, tomorrow morning at 10
The railroad department, Young Men's
Christian association, will oomplete its
series of Bible readings Sunday afternoon
at 8.45 o'clock. This meeting is for men
only. There will be special musio. All
railroad men heartily welcomed.
On Wednesday evening Joseph Qulntin,
of Lake Ariel, was united iu marriage to
Miss Mary Smith, of the "Powder Mills "
The ceremony took place at the home of
the bride's parents, and was performed by
Bev. W. J. Guest, of Peckvllle. They have
the best wishes of their many friends.
After this evening the Delaware, Lacka.
wanna and Western railroad will not
maintain its New York sleeping
car, which for several months has
been sidetracked at the station es
pecially for Scranton patrons. Hereafter
passengers will have to use the sleepers at
tached to tbe regular trains.
There was a large sale of seats at Guern
sey's yesterday for the Mead lecture and
bllver Lake quartette concert at the Froth
iugham Monday night. Home good seats
are left at 85 cents. Admission to the gal.
lery will be 15 cents. This talented or
sanitation sang to 1,500 people In the
Academy of Musio last year.
At the regular meeting of the American
institute In New York city on Oot. 3
Lnclen L. Hlorns, of this oity, will deliver
bis lecture on "Anthracite Coal from Its
Geological Deposit to the Furnace." Mr.
Biorns' leoture will be Illustrated by
photographic flash light views of mine lu-
at tlio ccaa."
tai ior. Mr. Hiorns is an expert artist and
lg well versed in the subject of his dis
course, which is one of growing interest
throughout the country.
Messrs. E. Robinson & Son brought an
action against Wilhelm C. Sames for pos
session of property, which was heard by
Alderman Fuller and a jury yesterday.
The property, which is described in the
particulars ns lot No. 9, block 18, Maple
street, was sold by the sheriff to the plain
tiffs on March 24, 1S'J4, and possession had
not been given, hence the cause of tbe
present action. Verdict for possession to
the plaintiffs was given after evidence was
Gentlemen's Driving Club races Thurs
day, 2 p, m.
Pabst's Milwaukee Beer, cool and
sparkling, at Lohman's, Spruce street
Headquarters of the State League
of Clubs Opened in Room 4
of the Price Building.
The headquarters of the State League
of Republican clubs was yesterday
thrown open to the pablio in room 4 of
the Price building oa Washington ave.
The papers, books and other property
of the league have arrived from Phila
delphia find hereafter will be in charge
of Major Everett Warren, tbe president
of the league, and Attorney Fred W.
Fleitz, the secretary,
Tbe rooms are convenient to those of
the Central Republican club and will
be the rallying point for the young
Republicans during tbe present cam
paign. Tbe energetic officers who are
at the bead of tbe league, will make it
an active, vital force in the dissemina
tion of Republican truths and in win
The Young Men's Repnblioan league
of the West Side held an enthusiastic
meeting last evening in its rooms on
South Alain avenue, over which Dr.
W. A. Paine presided. Pians for the
campaign wore discussed nnd tt was
resolved that every member should use
his best individual effort to get out a
big vote for the state and eounty
tickets. A ratification meeting will be
held lu the near future by the league.
The committeemen resently ap
pointed by the Republican executive
committee from the various West Side
districts, met last evening in St.
David's ball.. In the absence of Chair
man William V. Griffiths, of tbe execu
tive committee, Harry Godshall pre
sided. Tbe meeting was devoted to
giving instructions to the committee
men in regard to getting out the vote
and inspection at the polls. Tbe meet
ing was one of interest
This afternoon a bit? ratification
meeting will be held at Tomokineville,
which will be addressed by Galusha A.
Grow and others.
Monday night a meeting Is to be held
at Old Forge. ,... -
The Probibition county committee
will meet on Monday to select candi
dates for the legislature and senate.
POLITICS WHITTLED DOWN.
Chris L. Magee promises the state Re
publican ticket 40,000 plurality in Alle
Thomas D. Davis, the Republican candi
date for county treasurer, has fully re
covered from his recent severe illness.
The Democrats of the Third legislative
district of Lnzerue connty recently nomi
nated J. Frank Turner for assembly.
Tbe non-partisan movement, started in
Delaware county to defeat the re-election
of Judge Clayton, Republican, whose
nomination was made by fraud and in
timidation, is said to be gaining strength.
Senator Camden, of We3t Virginia, is
Confident the Democrats will have a safe
majority on joint ballot in the legislature
to be elected in November and that they
will elect their congressional candidates iu
each of the four districts of the state,
OUR IRISH VISITORS.
Will Be Seen at Davis' Theater Next
Oa Monday "Our Irish Visitors'1
company will open an engagement at
Davis' theater. It is a first-class com
pany in every respect and will rank
as one of tbe best tbat has yet appeared
under Mr. Davis' management.
High-class specialty in the shape of
new music, songs, dances and all the
latest operatio medleys of the day are
consistently introduced in "Our Irish
Visitors" by tbe members of tbe com
pany, which adds to the attractiveness
of the performance. The cast includes
W. J. Masen, Frank Davis, Ed. Row
land, Victoria Walters and many
Wood's Colltfro of Business and Short
hand. We are grateful to our friends, to the
old students and to the business men who
bave aided us so materially.
To have September ot 1894 lead all for
mer years In point of numbers and volume
ot business is a source of great joy to the
Patrons and prospective students are in
vited to call. Night and day sessions.
F. E. Wood, Principal.
You can bay a barrel of the best old
wheat Minnesota patent flour for... .$3.90
Feed or meal 1,25
20 lbs. best granulated sugar 1.(10
Gilt edge York State dairy butter.... 25
Full cream cheese 13
Stowers' lean bacon 13
Stowers' hams 14
5 lb. good rice 25
Pure cider vinegar (warranted) 25
8 cans clover leaf salmon 60
8 mustard sardines , 25
6 sardines 25
4 lbs. ginger snaps 25
Pikling spices, bntter by the tub (guar
anteed to keep), floor oil cloth. .Closing
out sale of ladios and children's shoes.
Joseph a. Mears,
113 South Main avenue
A cordial invitation is extended to the
ladiea of Scranton and vicinity to attend
the fall opening of Pattern Bonnets and
Hats, Thursday, Friday and Satnrday,
Sept 27th, 28th, 29th.
J. F. Fuller,
514 Spruce St., Opposite Court House.
3. Frank Sieiral's
Academy of Dancing, now open for the
reception of pupils. Office at ball,
Traders National bank. Opening social
Tuesday night Oct. 2nd. All former
puDils and friends invited.
A large New York fur bouse will dis
play their line of fine seal garments at
Crane's opening Monday and Tuesday,
Oct. land 8.
One Has tbe Indorsement of tbe Govern
WISH TO COME TO SCRANTON
Excellent References of Weil-Known
Men Are Back of the C. C. Brooks
Arms Company, Which Has Not
Been Encouraged in Portland, Me
An Extensive Overall and Shirt
Manufactaring Company Also Seeks
a Scranton Entre.
Tbe C. C. Brooks Arms company of
Portland, Me,, which centrols the
patent on the guns and firearms of that
name devised by Mr. Brooks, and which
so engs-ed tbe notice of the United
R'i' o government tbat tests were made,
win. satisfactory results, is desironsof
locating in this city.
Herbert S. Dyer, the secretary and a
heavy stockholder in the concern, has
opened a eorrespondence on tbe matter
with Secretary D. B. Atherton, of the
board of trade.
A year ago the Brooks eompany lo
cated at Portland after it bad o-n in
vestigated hv a eommittae from the
bosrd of trade of tbat city, consisting
of John C. Small, postm ister. George
F. Morse, superintendent of tbe Port
land Locomotive works, and G. L.
Bailey a well-known gun dealer. After
getting a plant well under way at
Portland the president 'of tbe Brooks
company frustrate I its plans
He has since )een removed from the
office, but it materially followed that
the citizens of Portland, which is not a
manufacturing city, became indifferent
to the success of the enterprise.
WHAT MB BROOKS WILL DO.
A large percentage of tbe capital
stock of $000,000 is owned by Mr.
Brooks and be will dispose of it to
establish tbe concern in this city, pro
vided be shall manage tbe enterprise.
It is claimed tbat suoh well known
men as Charles Dimock, manager of
the United States Metallic Cartridge
company, of Lowell; Henry Winn, of
tbe Yale Lock company, ana ex-mayor
of Walden, Mass., would join in secur
ing tbe stock and control ;of the com
pany s inventions on tbe present favor
able and low figures, which are with
hold from publication for obvious rea
Tbe correspondence of Mr. Dyer is
given added weight by bis references,
which include some of the best known
business men in New York and Port
Tbe matter will be considered by
tbe next meeting of tho manufactures
committee, as will also tbe establish
ment in this city or a large cordage
and twine factory.
MR FORD HAS A PROPOSITION.
Thomas II. A. Ford, of tbe firm ot
Ford& Bortell, New York and Wilkes
Barre, was in the city yesterday mak
ing inquiry as to tbe advantages of
Scranton for the locating point of a
large overall and sbirt factory.
The factory is now located in New
York, but its owners wisb, within ten
days, to remove to some plate in tbe
anthracite coal fields, and they re
quested Mr. Ford to Investigate the in
ducements offered by Wilkes-Barre,
Pittston and Scranton. Mr. Ford says
tbe firm be represents has all the capi
tal it needs; and simply wants a suita
ble building, whisb it is ready to pay
Mr. Ford will lay the subject before
the board ot trade today.
LAST NIGHTS PLAYS.
Scammon's company produced "The
Burglar" at the Frothingham last night
Tbe play is a clever production of the pen
of Augustas Thomas, author ot "Ala
bama." The company was fairly (rood and
gave a good presentation of the piece. Miss
Anna Boyle Moore did some very effective
acting in the roll of Mrs. Lewis, and
Eugene Moore and A. Uordon-Kobinow
proved themselves olever actors. Little
Uertie Carlisle sung and danced in a way
that evoked hearty applause.
Tbe reconstructed and rewritten farce
comedy, "The Dszzler," was given ai the
Academy of Music last evening. The farce
has been greatly improved by tbe over
hauling it nas received and is now practi
cally a new piece. Joseph Ott, who in
vears past was the mainstay of the com
pany, was missed last night. His place
was niled by cnarie vvayne, a clever ec
centric comedian. He is not an Ott, bow
ever. The work nf tbe Dewitt sisters,
Robby Ralston, Will West and Florrie
West showed that they are fine farce com
The Sorantoa Basintta Oollegs,
The evening session ot tbe Scranton Busi
ness College pretteuts a scene ot busy ac
tivity. The rooms are filled four evening's
each week with an earnest lot of ladies and
gentlemen who are studying reading, spell
ing, penmanship, letter-writing, grammar,
arithmetic, book-keeping, shorthand and
Call and see onr fall styles of wing
tippe t shoes, in calf, russett, patent leather
nuu uiy bkiu. v.uiuiuou weaiiu duos store,
Gentlemen's Driving club races Thurs
day, 2 o'ciock p. in.
More Pillsbury Flour sold than any
other brand made in the United States.
Sieeel's opening social Tuesdav night.
Barclay Bnos., printers, have removed
to 822 Washington avenue.
Did you ever taste bread made
from Coursen's "GEM" Flour.
If so, you will then understand
why it is used bo generally. It
makes the sweetest bread and ' the
most and it is the cheapest Flour
E. G. COURSES,
429 Lacka. Ays.
All Central City Orders to Go
Oat as Soon as Re
ceived, Monday morning,
October ist, two ex
tra delivery wag
ons will be put on at
the Scranton Cash
Store and the force
of shipping clerks
doubled so that all
goods will be put up
and sent out imme
diately upon receipt
of order. It is now
our aim to put this
department in per
fect working order
and will spare no
expense in doing so.
In order to test our
we will reduce prices
for a while to a fig
ure that ought to
double our trade at
once. The following
prices will hold good
for one weekr
Highest Grade Minnesota Patent
Flour, per barrel $3.75
Highest Grade Winter Wheat
Patent Flour, per barrel 2.75
Sugar Cured Hams..... 124c.
6 pounds first-clsis Tea 1.00
Fresh Eggs, dozen.... 18c
All-bristle Shoe Brush 15c.
First-class Sewing Machine 9. 93
No. 8 Copper Bottom Boiler.... 88c.
But without enu
merating any more
all goods will be sold
in the same propor
tion and be delivered
about as soon as you
get home after order
ing them. Several
wagons are about
completed for us both
at Bloom's and Kel
ler s shops and will
be ready for the road
about the middle of
the month. Then
all our old wagons
will go in the shop
and be made as good
as new, giving us a
first class delivery
are instructed to give
careful attention to
any orders that may
be given to them
and hand them in
upon their return to
the store. The num.
ber of shipping
clerks has been in
creased from two to
five and four sales
men added to the
We also wish to
add here that in our
hereafter nothing but
the very best grade
of beef and other
meats will be han
dled and the delivery
of it will be of the
most satisfactory or
der to customera
Tired of . the Action or . Contractors In Ob
structing Sidewalks and Streets.
HE ISSUES HIS MANIFESTO
Traction Company and Steam Heat
Company Must Not Obstruct the
Street Crossings, and Contractors
at Mears Building and Hotel Jer
myn Must Leave Sidewalks Clear
Street Commissioner Kiret has bad
his war paint on for several days and
in consequence, the Scranton Trae'.ion
company, the Eoouomy Light, Heat
and Power company, und the Mears
and Jvrmyn building contractors have
bad trouble on their bands.
Since the corporations and indi
viduals mentioned bave been perform
ing their various excavating, track
laying and building operations, tbe
street commissioner's and mayor's de
p irtments have been 11 oded with com
(jluints and letters, asking that the
work mentioned be conducted with i
less disposition to block important
thoroughfares and sidowalks.
Many of the letters were in tone and
language more expressive than elo
quent. The street commissioner increased
his efforts to have the work done more
rxpeditionsly aud in compliance with
city ordiiianc- s, but as soon as he ha I
road the law to one violator the others
would infringe their privileges.
KEPT KIltST ON THE RUN.
Mr. Kirst was engaged going back
and forth until be became tired and in
cidentally angry, and yesterdty the fun
An elevated or street-level plank
walk bus been ordered laid around the
Mears corner at Washington avenue
and Spruce street and the steam hoist
ing engine ordorad oS the street and
into the cellar; a steam hoisting engine
t ) be used on the Jer myn building at
Wyoming avenue and Spruce street
was likewise ordered into tbe cellar or
to disappear and a mandate issued that
the iron work be kept clear of the
alley and the streot; the Traction com
pany workmen wereinstrncted to make
street junotiotis passable or cease work,
and tbe Steam Heating company were
given notice on varions infringements
similar to those applied to tbe other
KIRST REFUSED TO UNBEND.
Mr. Mears spent considerable time
at the municipal building yesterday
afternoon endeavoring to have Mr.
Kirst modify his demands and in view
of tbe letter's inflexibility Mr. Mears
sought the intercession of Mayor Cou
ncil. Tbe mayor told Mr. Mears that he
would have to abide by tbe street
commissioner's instructions, tbat com
plaints of building and corporations'
operations are numerous aud that the
various concerns most conduct their
work more properly i:i tbe future. In
view of the firmness of the municipal
officers it is likely that ihereafter there
will be leas eauso for complant.
TAKEN TO AN INSANE ASYLUM.
Case of Engsne Kluberg Will Be Brought
to Attention of Court
Eugene Kleberg has been removed
to the insane department of tbe Hill
side Home, where an effort will be
made to bring bim back to his normal
state of mind. Mr. Kleberg is suffer
ing from acute mania, and tbe medi
cal men who have examined him bave
great hopes of hie ultimate recovery.
This morning Attorney M. A. Jic-
Uinley will present to court the peti
tion of E. J. Lynett, asking that conrt
direct that an inquiry be nude into tbe
mental condition of Mr. Kleberg, wbo
is the proprietor of a china and crock
ery store on Penn avenue. When Mr.
Kleberg started on his European trip
several months ago, he invested Mr.
Lynett with tbe power of attorney.and
inked him to supervise his business af
fairs. Mr. Lynett has since aoted in
Sr. O. C. taubacb
Is going to Chicago where he will attend
Dr. Haskell's font Graduate Dental school
during the month of October. The doctor
is noted for his "up to date" methods and
desires to deep astride with the times ant
give his patients the benefit of his experi
ence. Milliner? Opening;.
A cordial invitation is extended to the
ladies of Scranton and vicinity to attend
tbe fall opening of Pattern Bonnets and
Hats, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday,
Sept. 27th, 28th, 29th.
J. F. Fuller.
C14 Spruce St., Opposite Conrt House,
Siegel's opening sooial Tuesday night,
I have just received a new line of
for Wedding Gifts. Step in and
see my new stock.
HtM'l TW lou
W W. RFRRV
i4l7 Lackawenns Ave.
Best Sets of Teeth, $8.00
Including the painless extracting
of teeth, by an entirely new pro-
S. C. Snyder, D.D.S
M pf HATS
Muslo Boxss Exclusively.
Best mads. Play any desired number of
tunes. Oautsohi & Bonn., manufacturers,
1030 Chestnut street, Philadelphia. Won
derful orchestrial organs, only t5 and $10.
Specialty! Old musio boxes oarefnlly re
paired and improved with new tunes.
I WHY I
S done by competent work-
S men? We make a specially K
E of jobbing. You leave your K
S order; we do the rest. R
I H. BATTIH ft- CO. 1
51 li!0 PKNX AVE.VUR K
Most people say when they
look at Wool worth's show
windows: "One window is
fitted with lino Decorated
China and Glassware and tho
other window has a display
of Coal Ilods, Stove Pipes,
etc. Now this last mentioned
Just What We
Want to Talk About.
"Ye have here: Coal Ilods
as cheap as 19c. and from
that up to 50c. each, either
black Japan finish or galvan
Stove Pipe Elbows.. lOo
Stove Pipe per joint 1 5c
Ordinary Black Fire Shovels 3c
Long Handle Fire Shovels (30 in.) 5o
Long Handle Galvanized Fire
Galvanized Iron G gal. Oil Cans,
patent pump attachment. .$!. 75
Galvanized Iron Ash Cans 2.25
Alaska Cover Lifters, nickel plated 1 0c
C. S. W00LW0RTH,
319 Lacka. Ave.
GREEN AND GOLD STORE FRONTS
do you dread Monday
washday! Can't blame you
much slop dirt confusion
heat enough to drive you .
out into the street. Wouldn't
it be better to send your
whole family wash to us every
week! Special "POUND
RATES" to families. Write
for these terms.
Drop a postal our wagons will call promptly.
R HAVE YOUR S
E AND E
I Tinning J
6 TO 8 AT - - $1.00
8i TO 1 IK AT - - 1.25
12 TO 2 AT - . 1.75
Are the sizes and prices on a line of Children's School
Shoes, not ordinary common shoes, but an extra good
Dongola Calf Skin Shoe; spring heeled, lace or button;
every pair warranted.
It will pay you to buy your Shoes at
All the latest novelties in FALL FOOTWEAR.
MILLINERY AND CLOAKS
Store will be closed on Monday,
October ist, on account
, of Holiday.
BROIWS BEE HIVE
224 LACKAWANNA AVE.
You are all welcome to ezamlna
our handsome line of
Fars, Ladies' Tailor-made
Coats and Capes
Also, a beautiful line of
Ladies' Trimmed Hats
For these three days we offer a
100 Electric Seal
sweep, 2 3-4 yards;
the latest style, lor
Have your Furs repaired by tho
only practical furrier iu the city.
18 Wyoming Ave.
IN THESE TIMES
People want a groat deal for their money.
Thov require pooil things at littlo expenae.
Thnt's just how THE STANLEY COMBINA
TION came to be created. It's an outllt con
sisting of a Double-breasted Coat, two (-)
pairs of pants, and the lutt-nt style Stanley
cap of same mat rial to niatch. Also extra
Buttons with each outfit. Th Roods are ot
Htjiish fabrics, of a must excellent quality
especially adapted for service, and wo cua
sill you the WHOLE COMBINATION as
cheap as you can buy the bare suit from
FOB SALE ONLY BY
OUR COllSET FITTER,
OF NEW YORK
Will remain until
Saturday of this week to
those who could not be fit.
128 Wyoming Ave.