The Scranton tribune. (Scranton, Pa.) 1891-1910, October 27, 1894, Page 8, Image 8

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Cify Pastors and
Their Hard Work
Religious Developments of One Week
in All Our Churches.
Carefully Compiled Compendium of News
und Personal Mention Helming to the
Churches and the llenevolent and
Churltuble Kcligious Societies.
On two occnslons, notices have ap
peared in the dallies roferlng to the es
tablishment of a Welsh Episcopal
church on the West Side. In order to
learn the facts regarding this prospect,
we interviewed the rector, Kev. M. II.
Mill, whose parish is in Hyde l'ark. and
the following is ,in substance, what he
said: Mr. Mill admitted that there were
a large number of Welsh people in
Hyde l'ark raised in the church of Eng
land, and that the opportunity of giv
ing these people the services In their
own language was proper, yet he con
cluded that there were at present a
great many obstacles in the way be
fore they could venture on any such
undertaking. The establishing of a
new church must llrst receive the sanc
tion of the bishop of the diocese as well
as meet with the good judgment of the
clergy in whose purochial bounds they
seek establishment. No official action
of any kind has been taken thus far in
the matter, and the reports published
have been strongly colored by reporters.
Provided a sullicient amount of money
could be obtained to erect a church
building, and the support of a clergy
man guaranteed, ithe project would
then assume a different phase. A Welsh
Episcopal clergyman in this valley
could, no doubt, accomplish a vast
amount of good.
Epworth League Convention.
The second annual convention of the
Wyoming Epworth league will be held
Nov, X and 11, at the Simpson Method
ist Episcopal church. Each ' chapter
Is expected to send three delegates, who
are expected to report on Nov. 8, at the
Simpson church, between the hours of
3 and H p. m., when the reception com
mittee will meet them and direct them
to where they will be entertained. It
isexpected that the number of delegates
will not fall very far below the 1,000
mark. Kev. J. L. Thomas will be leader
of the pinging and the "Finest of
Wheat" song book will be used. The
following programme has been pre
pared: Thursday evening, 7.45 Address of
Welcome, Hon. T. H. Dale; response,.
Rev. O. L. Severson, president; address,
Kev. J. Edward Starr, Toronto, Canada.
Friday, Nov. 9. Sunrise prayer meet
ing, leader, Kev. C. II. Iienjamin; half
hour praise, Kev. J. U Thomas; reports
from district presidents; essay, "Con
nectional Idea of Methodism," Rev. J.
A. Faulkner; essay, "Epworth League
and Missions," Miss Mary Nowlan: ad
ress, Rev. Dr. L. C. Floyd; "Wesley's
Epworth Home," Rev. A. D. Decker.
Afternoon, 1.45 Devotions, H. Hicks;
essny, "Ideal Junior League' Chnpter,"
Miss Hattle Wells; "Personnel of Ep
worthians," L. C. Murdock; address,
Rev, J. O. Woodruff; "Epworth League
and Revival Work,"Rev. J. H. Cook;
social hour.
Evening, 8 Address, Rev. J. G. Oak
ley, D. D., of New York.
Looking Forward.
Mrs. J. F. Hangl and Miss Millie
Dlmmick returned home from the
Christian" Endeavor state convention
last Monday evening. They will pre
sent a formal report at the regular
business meeting of the Green Ridge
Presbyterian society that will be held
Nov. 6.
The Ladles Aid society of the Asbury
Methodist Episcopal church will give
a tea at the home of Mrs. K. It. Reyn
olds, on Sanderson avenue, next Wed
nesday afternoon.
Next week Ambrose Mulley will put
In two chandeliers in the Providence
Methodist Episcopal church,
Ladies' Aid society of the Park Place
Methodist Episcopal church will hold
an entertainment next Wednesday
evening, when the young people will
render a good literary and musical pro
gramme. Presiding Elder J. O. Eokman will
hold the quarterly meeting at the Park
Place Methodist Episcopal church next
Wednesday evening.
The band of hope of the Tabernncle
Congregational church is busily pre
paring a sacred cantata, "The Golden
Year," that will be presented to the
public Thanksgiving evening.
Next Monday cvnlng Kev. D. W,
Skellinger and Rev. A. W. Cooper will
give their lectures on "Coal Mines" at
the First Congregational church, South
Main avenue. This is probably the
last opportunity for the people of the
West Side to be entertained by the ex
cellent stereopticon of Mr. Skellinger.
Progressive Work.
The special services held by Rev. A.
F. Chaffee In the Asbury Methodist
Episcopal church are very well at
tended, and he expects to continue
them during next wek. The Sunday
congregations are also very large.
Rev. T. J. Collins held special meet
ings last Wednesday and Thursday
evenings. At tomorrow morning's ser
vice he will receive into full member
ship eight persons, and eight others
Join by letters, so that the right hand
of fellowship will be given to sixteen.
In the evening the ordinance of bap
tism will be administered.
The archdeaconry meetings held last
week in St. Paul's church, Montrose,
were well attended. Almost all the
clergy In the archdeaconry were pros
ent. The work accomplished In th&
territory covered by the meeting was
reported by Rev. Dr. Coxe as being in
excellent condition. Not a single one
of the parishes is without the services
of a regular clergyman.
As the result of three weeks evangel.
Istlc work, conducted by Kev. Daniel
Savage, forty persons were added to
the church. Next Thursday evening a
reception Will be given to these new
converts. The pastor will give them a
free tea, which will be served from 7.30
to 8.30 p. m. Other members of the
church are also invited to tea, for
which twenty cents will be charged.
After the social a public meeting will
be held, when four brief essays will be
rend. A. Hartshorne will speak on
"Christianity with an 'I know In It." A
Powell will talk on "Christianity a
Power In Temptation." J. Fidlam will
speak on "Christianity a Sterling Prln
ciple," and W. Urown will talk on
"Christianity, the Conqueror InDeath.'
After these essays, the pastor will pre
sent each candidate with a certificate,
stating the dute of his conversion and
union with the church.
A pamphlet has been Issued by the
local union of Christian Endeavor
workers in Essex county, N. J. It is
cnlled "Forward Movement," and gives
In detail on account of an evangelis
tic movement conducted under the aus
pices of the young people's societies,
which has accomplished great good. In
December of last year Kev. Ford C.
Ottman, pastor of the Memorial Pres
byterian church, of Newark, N. J., de
livered an Inspiring address before the
union. Mr. Ottman had recently re
turned from the west, where he had
conducted a series of revival services,
and his address was a vivid descrlp
tion of that work. The address stirred
up the Endeavorers, and In a speedy
consultation it was resolved to call a
special meeting and see If the- plans
suggested by the speaker of the even
ing could not be put Into operation.
The delegates met In the beginning of
Inst January, and by the 6th of Feb
ruary all preparatory work was com
pleted and the campaign opened.
The work was under the general
management of , Rev, F. C. Ottman,
while five committees chosen from va
rious societies had charge of the de
tails of the work. These committees
were finance, presB, canvassing, devo
tional, usher and music A choir of
200 voices was organized, a solo singer
and a cornet player were engaged.
Free use was made of printer's ink, the
meetings were well advertised and
cards were freely scattered. Six of the
series of meetings were held from the
beginning of February to the middle
of April. Over 100 meetings in all were
held In fourteeen different churches,
at an expenditure of $1,735.54. All this
money was collected by the committee
on finance, and the largest part of it
donated by the various societies.
The meetings resulted In nearly 900
people signing cards and . signifying
their desire of leading a new life. The
pamphlet Is issued by the union and
sent to Christian Endeavorers through
out the stutes and Canada, that they
may learn what can be done by united
Three Years' Service.
Rev. D. W. Skellinger, of the Wash
burn Street Presbyterian church, will
close his ministry tomorrow, and next
week will remove to Washington, J).
C, and take charge of a church be
longing to the same denomination In
that city. Ho has been on the West
Side for three years, during which time
he has done very good work and Is
much thought of by the people of his
charge, who regret his departure.
During Mr. Skellinger s ministry In
the above church 100 persons have
united with the church, and the benevo
lences of the people have reached a
highernmrk than ever before in the his
tory of the organization. During 1S92
the high-water mark was reached, and
last year, notwithstanding the hard
times, over $1,300 were contributed to
various organizations In the denomina
tion. The finances of the church were
never in better condition. All current
expenses were paid, and at the close of
each year the treasurer had a few hun
dred dollars to spare, after meeting all
obligations. The work of erecting a
new church was undertaken also dur
ing his ministry. The cash on hand, to
gether with subscriptions, amount to
$500 more than the contractor's bid to
put up the church now In progress of
erection. And the probability is that
a magnificent pipe organ will be
erected, subscriptions for which have
been started by Mr. Skellinger.
The reverend gentleman will leave a
large circle of firm friends in the city.
He goes to a church full of evangelistic
spirit. It is located near the Smithso
nian Institute, and the parsonage fronts
the People's park. It is a good field to
labor in, and one of great promise.
Lackawanna llible Society.
The annual subscriptions to this so
ciety are now due in Scranton and vi
cinity. Hev. S. S. Kennedy will call on
the subscribers and solicit a renewal
of the contributions. A very large
number of liiblcs in many languages
have been distributed during the ;nst
two years, a report of which will be
made at the next anniversary, which
will occur on Sunday evening, Dec. 9,
in the First Presbyterian church. Rev.
Dr. McLeod will deliver the address.
The Second Presbyterian church will
unite in the service.
Energetic Workers.
The Christian Endeavor society of the
Tabernacle Congregationnl church, and
the Junior society of the First Congrega
tional church, on the West Side, began
their winter's work this week.
The ladles of fit. David's gave a very
pleasant oyster supper last week, which
wus well attended by the people of the
parish and their friends, nnil they take
this opportunity to thank those present
for encouraging their effores.
Last Monday evening the young peo
ple of the Green Kidgo Primitive .Meth
odist church passed to lay a Hag walk In
front of the church and parsonage and
pave the gutter with cobble stone. This
will mean an outlny of about $100. The
work will be commenced soon, and is to bo
finished before the winter sets In.
A mission Sunday school has been start
ed by the Providence Methodist Episco
pal church on Parker street, not far from
Leggett's Creek shaft. It Is conducted
on the second floor of a private house,
which has been rented for the oeeasloa.
From thirty to forty scholars meet here
every Sunday afternoon at 3.45 o'clock. On
Tuesday evenings prayer services are held
there, which are also well attended.
One probable result of the enthusiastic
rally of the llnptlst young people of the
Abingtonliaptlst association, held yester
day In the Penn Avenue ISaptlst church,
will be the formation of a union of the va
rious Young People's societies for aggres
sive Chrlstiun work. This has long been
felt ns necessary among the leaders of
this denomination in the above associa
tion, and when the scattered forces are
welded Into one, better and more effective
work can bo accomplished. The marvel
ous development of Christian organiza
tion among young people has impressed
upon .each denomination the duty It
owes the rising generation, and never be
fore in the history of the Christian church
wns there better work done In this direc
tion. Theso yVung people, bound together
In different camps hy broad Christian prin
ciples, will co-operate in "forward move
ments" which will have a beneficent influ
ence in our county.
llricf Jottings.
Colonel Hitchcock attended tho synod
at Tyrone last week, representing the
Green Kldge Presbyterian church.
Rev. Rogers Israel Is out of town. The
services in St. Luke's will be conducted
tomorrow by Kev. A. L. Urban, tho as
sistant. Rev. P. R. Hawxhurst is expected home
today, and will occupy his pulpit In the
Park liaco Methodist Episcopal church
Rev. D. C. Hughes, D.D., attended the
Baptist Slate association held this week In
Altoona. He left Monday and returned
homo yesterday.
Samuel Patterson will address tho teach
ers of tho Green Kidge Presbyterian Sun
day school this evening ut the homo of
Colonel Hitchcock.
Kev. L. C. Floyd D.D., returned home
last Tuesday evening from Husquehnnna,
where a very successful mid-year exam
ination was conducted.
Rev. D. M. Kinter, of Providence, Is
preaching a series of four sermons on
the "Relation of Faith to a Man'B Salva
tion." He will conduct baptismal services
tomorrow evening.
Rev. William Coney, formerly of this
city, now of Tunkhannock, delivered a
very Interesting address on the Sunday
school teacher's preparation at the arch
deaconry meetings held bust week In Mon
trose. A large audience listened to Rev. W. O.
Watkins' address last Sunday evening on
ex-Gdvernor Curtln. And tomorrow even
ing the reverend gentleman will speak on
the life of I 'liver Wendell Holmes. Evi
dently Mr. Watkins keeps abreust of the
Lois I.oulso Shnrdlow Contributes a Tew
Valuuhlo Suggestions.
"He lives most life whoever breathes
most air," says Mrs. Browning, and it
seems to be generally recognized that
it is Important to breathe pure air; but
thnt bodily strength, mental activity
and spiritual Vigor are markedly de
pendent upon the manner of breathing.
A subject much disputed among teach
ers, speakers and singers, is not so well
Observe ft healthy, unrestricted child,
and we find thnt the greatest activity
Is in tho lower part of the lungs, at the
diaphragm. Men, uncivilized women
and nil animals breathe in tills way.
Corset a dog and be will breathe as
does a corseted woman, from the chest
only. Deep breathing Is essential to
health; and the diaphragm, the great
breathing muscle, when given room to
act will estubllsh slow, deep, even
Mouth breathing Is a curious nflllc
tlon, and causes much unnecessary suf
fering; I wonder that physicians pay
so little attention to it. Retraction of
the lips, lines about the eyes and angles
of the mouth, giving the person an ex
preslon of Idiocy, silliness or suffering,
are evidences of this habit of breathing,
through the mouth Instead of the nose,
and which, If persisted In, may bring
about constitutional diseases, BUch as
spinal trouble, pigeon hrenit, rickets,
etc.. not to mention affections of the
nose and throat. Parents and nurses
should watch children when they fait
asleep and gently close the mouth if it
be open, , , ,
Wafted frpm the
World of Melody
Interesting News of Music and Musi
cians at Home and Abroad.
The Great Pianist Will Write No More
Operas for on I'ngruteful World.
What Our Local Musicians Are
Doing Other Events.
A $15,000 organ is to be given to Tltts
burg and will be set up in the new
Music Hall at Schenby Park, Pittsburg.
It is intended that free recitals will be
given by an expert organist to be en
gaged by the city. Fanand & Votey of
Detriot will build the organ. Should
the plan of free recitals be carried out,
it will be the first case under city
auspices in this country. In fact, ns tho
Buffalo News points out, there very few
cities in tills country that have organs
suitable for concerts in public places
(except churches). Chicago and Cin
cinnati 'areJ notable .'exceptions, and
there are two or three cities thnt have
organs In connection with educational
institutions. If the plan is curried out
successfully it will mark an era in one
department of music in this country.
In England free organ recitals have
been given. In Liverpool particularly
the organ recitals of William T. Best
are world-famous. In Paris the organ
in the Trocadero has been used for or
gan recitals by Guilmant ever since the
completion of hall and organ. In this
country many organists have attempt
ed organ recitals in their respective
churches when agreeable to the church
congregation, and in some cases these
recitals have proven most effective and
successful. At the Centennial Exhibi
tion, Philadelphia, a speciality was
made In the exhibition of organs and
consequently organ playing. At the fair
last year' In Chicago a still greater
effort in this line was made, and many
musicians believed that a muslclal
turning point was reached when Alex
ander Guilmant was brought to Chica
go to play at this exhibition and follow
ed this performance with others In the
larger cities. Certain It is Pittsburg
will add largely to her reputation
muslclally if an expert organist is en
gaged with power to make a success,
regardless of cost. The attempt will be
watched with Interest by organists, and
probably other cities will follow this ex
ample later; Scranton last of all.
The now chorus choir at the First
Presbyterian church appeared for the
first time on Sunday evening last nnd
rendered a musical programme with a
spirit that was highly appreciated by
the congregation. The new chorus choir
was assisted by Miss Reynolds, of New
York, the soloist of the church, together
with nn instrumental trio, the harp,
played by Miss Gertrude French; llrst
violin by Miss Nellie B. Chandler, nnd
second violin by Miss Zlta McDonough.
The new choir of the church is com
posed of the following: Miss Lydla
Sailer, Mrs. Dr. Parke, Misses Margaret
Torrey, Florence Mathews, Grace Koso,
Grace Little, Louise Upper, May Kings
bury, Jessie Torrey, Annie Rose; Ed.
Kingsbury, Ira Mitchell, W. S. Bart
lett, Allan Ramssy, D. C. Richards, Ar
thur Foote, James Dickson, Ernest
Dolph nnd Alfred Harbor. A special
programme will be rendered every Sun
day evening.
Rubinstein has decided "to write no
more operas for an' ungrateful world."
He is evidently disgusted with recep
tions given "Kinder Der liable" and
the "The Demon," both of which were
failures. Mme. Albanl's appearance In
the lntter work was not enough to save
It, and "Kinder Der Halde" was' simply
hissed. Rubinstein has been more suc
ccsful In his less ambitious works and
far more popular, but his best work,
many believe, has always been in his
Interpretations of the compositions of
others. At present he has several minor
subjects on hand, one of which is tho
ballet music for an opera, but this Is all
of the opera he intends writing.
Among tho recent meritorious pro
ducts of Scrnnton composers may be
mentioned the "John R. Jones Cam
paign song," by Frof. T, J. Davies, Mus.
Bac. The song, which Is written
for a male quartette, contains an
attractive theme which is worked
out with the composer's character
istic style and excellence. The song,
which will be rendered by cam
paign glee clubs during the meet
ings previous to election, is one of the
striking tributes to the popularity of
the district attorney candidate nnd nn
excellent musiclnl composition as well.
The announcement made by manager
Laine of the Frothlnghnm that he has
secured the great Innes band for a re
turn engagement will be received with
pleasure by Scrantonlnns. The enter
tainment given by the Innes band Is
one of the most unique nnd enjoyable
of anything ever presented in the musi
cal line in Scranton. The programme
Includes musical selections calculated
to suit nil classes and contains all
grades of composition from popular
airs to classic studies.
The announcement that the Scranton
Oratorio Society will produce the
"Chimes of Normandy," will be receiv
ed with Interest by lovers of light
opera. The "Chimes of Normandy"
Beems to possess a charm for tho ordi
nary amusement Becker that time can
not efface. It is understood that the
opera will be placed on the stage with
particular nttcntion to customes, scen
ery and general effecis, Insuring a first
class production.
Manager J. II, Lnine, of the Frothlng
hnm. In one of the best informed men
upon muiiiclaii3 and musical matters In
the city. Mr. Laine's long experience
ns manager of the celebrated Gilmore
band nnd his career ns nn impresario
has given him a knowledge of the per
sonnel of the great artists, both In this
country and Europe, that few managers
Tho first number of the Musical Direc
tor, a new monthly published by Tallie
Morgan, will make Its appearance on
Nov. 1. The Director will be devoted
to musical matters generally in the
Lackawanna valley. The initlnl num
ber will contain the articles In the
Cnrter-Morgnn-Dnvies controversy re
printed entire from The Tribune.
Dr. Allen Norton Leete's popular de
scriptive song, ' Dan Peyton s Ride,
will be distributed at the Academy next
week. The song, which Is published by
fives you a feeUng of horror and
d read. There is no longer necessity for
Its use in many diseases formerly ru
gurdud aa incurable without cutting,
Tba Triumph of Conservative Surgery
is well Illustrated by tho fact that
RIIPTIIRF or Breach, is now rarit
ii ur iuiiu cu(l cured without tho
knife and without imln. Clumsy, chuf
lug trusses can be thrown away I They
never euro but often induce lutlaui
niatlon, strangulation and death.
TUMORS Ovnrlnti, Fibroid (I'terlno)
wiuuii and many others, are now
removed without tho perils of cut
ting operntiotm.
other discuses of tho lower bowel, aro
permanently cured without puiu or
resort to tho knlfo.
CTHMC in the Bladder, no matter
oiuuu now largo, is crushed, pul
verized, wnshod out and perfectly re
moved without outting,
cutting In hundnxls of raises. For
pamphlet, reforenoes and all partial-'
lnrs, send 10 oenta (in Btamos) to
World's Dispensary Medical Ausodt
tiou, 6U3 Main tit liuffulo, H. Y.
Ditson, Is written In the doctor's best
vein, and Is among the good descriptive
songs of the days.
Mm. Tt TV .Tflvnt, unnrann1 Mr MftrV
J. Bostoni Williams, contralto, and
Llew Herbert, basso, of this city, par
ticipated in an enjoyable concert at
Carbondale on Wednesday evening last.
Zola is to write a libretto.
Robert Dunbar Is Binning In 'Frisco.
Mile. Nikfta Is to sing the roll of Car
men. Lillian Nordlca will slmr In "The Mes
De Pachmann will be heard In Berlin In
Puccini's new opera will be called the
"She Wolf."
It Is said that Rubenstcln will compose
no more operas.
The Sacred Music (society rehearses
Tuesday evenings.
Calve will sing In Russia this season, in
opera, at St. Petersburg.
Leoncavallo has written a libretto for
an opera by Husisl-l'ei-cio.
A cyelus of Wagner operas Is to bo
given In St. Petersburg during Lent In
Glinka's beautiful opera, "A Life for
tho Czar," is shortly to be revived in St.
Madame Melba will make an Australian
tour next summer, leaving for her native
heath Aug. 1, 18K.
Eugene Ysnye will mnke a short con
cert tour In Germuny before Bulling for
this country in November.
"Hansel and Gretchel," by Humper
dinck, will be the novelty given during the
opera season in Strassburg.
A piano department has been added to
the Scranton School of Music, with Pro
fessor Kckman as instructor.
Another Australian singer who has re
cently made a hit in London is Miss Ada
Crossley, a contralto of great promise.
Llli Lehman, who has withdrawn from
the operatic stuge on account of her
health, will give two song recitals in
Sombiich, Calve, Marconi Cotognl nnd
Nannettl are mimes of great singers who
will sing during the opera season in St.
Sir Arthur Sullivan has returned to Lon
don for the winter with his health re
stored. He will Immediately linish tho
music for "King Arthur."
Tallie Morgan, the well known musical
director, will orgunize a class at Carbon
dale next month and will also resume in
structing his classes at Moscow.
"At Santa Lucia," a two act opera of
the "Cuvallerla" type, by Tasca, has been
successfully produced at Mnnchester.Kng.,
by the Carl Rosa opera company.
Prof. Halle of Weimar has been ap
pointed Concert-Melster of tho Berlin
opera orchestra, which position has been
Vacant since the death of De Anna.
Sars.ate and Sauret will be the violin
soloists nt the Philharmonic concerts in
Berlin, which will be given this season
under the direction of Richard StruusH.
Frank Knclsel, one of the first violin
ists of Boston, has recently purchased a
violin from Gruen of Vienna, a world fa
mous Stradlvarius (1717). The price wus
The 1,00flth performance of Gounod's
"Faust" will take place shortly In Paris.
In celebration of the oeension Ambrolse
Thomas has been requested to write Borne
special music.
Mr. D. A. Kvans' work upon the pipe
organ at the Wright-Decker wedding wus
greatly enjoyed by the guests assembled
at the First Presbyterian church on
Thursday evening.
Tho Seldl orchestra will mako a three
week's tour, beginning on Nov. 19. Tho
Boloists will be Miss Lilian Bluuveltt, so
prano, nnd the Misses Rose und Utttlle
Sutro, ensemble pianists.
Camnaninl writes that he has made up
his mind to sottle in London as a teacher
und concert singer. He has been engaged
for the title part In Berlioz's "Faust" ut
the Royal Albert Hall on Dec. 13.
Cm Nov. 14 tho new opera house In Alex
andria, which bears the name of the Khe
dive, will be opened with a performance of
"Lohengrin. The house Is magnlncenlly
equipped and seats 2,5(10 people.
Januschowskl, who sang with the Emma
Juch opera compnny, hail a great triumph
as Klytemnestra in Gluck's "lphlgenla"
ut the Imperial Opera, Vienna, recently.
Reichman Bung the "Agamemnon."
Four operas have been rendered over
l,0e0 times between 1X25 nnd W!W at tho
Paris oocra: Dolelilleu s Dame Mluncne,
1.V.M; Ilerold'B "Duel," U7; Adam's "Swiss
Chalet," 13u9; Auber a "Black Domino,
"Jabucco," (the Feast of Apples,) tho
latest opera by Johann Strauss, has been
secured for this country by Director
Helnrieh Conrled. He will give It an
early production here, probably in Lng
Tho Wagner-Vereln of Berlin gives four
concerts this season. Three will be con
ducted bv Klindworth, the fourth by Sloe
fried Wagner. Lillie Lehman and Eu
gene d Albert aro amongst tno soloists
There are fully as many unproduced
operas ns unproduced dramas. Tho B03-
tonlans receive on nn average one mtinu
script a day. Mr. Whitney receives more
than he could tear up, li ne uevoicu an
his time to that purpose.
Mme. Mario Cresto, since Ambrolse
Thomas refused to award her a prize at
the Conservatory, has been possessed with
a desire to get revenge, nnd, among other
things, has placarded Paris with ubuslve
posters. She has been arrested.
After nn absence of two years Fran Mat
emu sang for the first time in the Iniier.
iul Oneru. Vienna, the 13th of last month
She will sail in December for New York.
Her tour Is to comprise thirty-six concerts
and will extend to Sun Francisco.
Two manuscripts of Sebastian Bach
have been found In Grimmitschau; one
acomnosltionfor three oboes, two violins.
viola, four voel con orguno et Basso, the
other an unpublished cantata for two
horns, two oboes, two violins, violu, and
four vocl con rundamento.
While in Paris Madame Clara Poolo
met and sang for several eminent com
posers, who were enthusiastic over her
volco ana interpretative iacumcs, una
who forthwith Insisted that she should
take up their songs and sing them In
her concert work in lxmuon.
It Is more than likely that only Ger
man sinners will bo engaged for the mag-
nltleent presentations of "Der Ring des
Mbelungen" at Hayreutn in lSWi. Tlio
eomounv of all nations, which appeared
in this year's festival, brought down too
much Bevere criticism tor rensn.
Emrland is to have Its Bnyreuth. Tho
Earl of Dysart, president of the first Eng
lish Wagner-Verein, Is the prime mover
in tho project, ino national nngusn
opera house will le erected at Richmond
Hill, Surrey, and will be devoted to the
production ot wagner s music uramas.
Von Bulow was In tho habit of telling
his pupils that if all the masterpieces of
music were lost, with the exception of
Bach's-"Preludes and Figures." It would
be possible to reconstruct from them tho
whole ot our musical literature, f or mm
Bach represented the Old Testament and
Beethoven tho New.
Montreal Is having a winter season of
opera at the Theater Francalse. For the
initial performance Audran's "Gillette de
Mnrbonne" was given. The company Is a
French one. With an excellent orchestra
of twenty men under M. Dorel, It enter
tains the people or Montreal wun a seiec
tlon from the light operas.
In Boston the Kneisel Qunrtette will give
eight concerts in Union Hall during the
winter. Numbers of special Interest thnt
will bo given are a Svendsen octette for
strings, Sgambuti quartette In D flat, the
clarionet quintette and a piano quintette
in F minor or urnhms, nnd a manuscript
quintette by C, M. Loelller.
They have a curious law In Munich,
which has been a dead letter for moro
than a hundred years, but has never
been repealed. It prohibits the playing
of any musical instrument between sunset
and midnight, unless all the windows In
the house are closed, and the householder
first gives notice from his threshold.
The remnrkable success of Sousa's Band
has determined Mr. Blakely. the manager.
to supplement tho bund by an orchestra
which shall also be under tho direction of
Mr. Sousa. The orchestra will have a pur
pose and scope similar to that of the
Strauss Orchestra In Vienna. The pro
grammes wi not d rfer In character from
those formerly given, but will combine
both classic and popular music.
Win Sang, an Intelligent Philadelphia
laundryman, gives his views on his na
tive land: "Just you wait. China
wantee Japanese to come up to Pekln.
Then Just Ilka Amellcans make rat
trap, gueeck! Queeck! Alee Japan
ese get catchee .Then head off and then
China go and make Japan Just like a
cemetery on Ridge avenue.
Health flints and
Riiles of Hygiene
Suggestions That May Save) You Many
a Doctor's bill.
Thcso Hints Don't Cost Much, Are Not
Copyrighted, and If They Don't Do
You f Any Good, They'll Not
Do You Any Harm,
The Philadelphia board of health has
seconded the report of the Sanitary
committe which strongly recommended
the establishment by the city of a De
partment of Bacteriology, with a direc
tor and assistants, such as is now doing
valuable work In New York. In cases
of diphtheria the bacteriological test
can be relied on to give valuable assist
ance In making diagnosis. "Ry Its
adoption," continues the report, "it will
be possible not only to distinguish true
diphtheria from pseudo-diphtheria, and
thus enable the proper measures to be
promptly employed, but In eliminating
the non-infectious forms, which do not
require Isolation and quarantining, a
very great expense to the city will
be saved and anxiety and perplex
ity incident to a misconception of
the true nature of the case will
be rllieved, all matters of the
highest importance." Further, the
committee recommends that an expert
bacteriologist be appointed at a salary
of $2,500, and an assistant at $1,200, they
to devote all their time to the work; that
theBulldlng commission be requested to
fit up rooms for their accommodation,
and that an appropriation of $5000 be
solicited from city councils for the pur
chase of apparatus and supplies, and
for other expenses incident to the work
and an additional appropriation of $3700
for the salaries of the bacteriologist
and his assistant. The next step to
ward the Introduction of blood-serum
treatment of diphtheria must, there
fore, be made by councils. Thus even
the diphtheria Issue seems destined to
figure in politics, i
A Berlin dispatch says: A committee
headed by Prince Scheonaich-Carolath
has been formed to received voluntary
contributions to a fund to furnish Prof.
Behring's anti-diphtheria scrum to poor
diphtheria patients. The municipal au
thorities of Berlin have allocated 6,000
murks to be devoted to supplying the
serum to the four principal hospitals
of the city until the end of the year,
when the manufacture of serum, it is
expected, is to be taken out of private
hands. The serum Is now being pre
pared on a large scale at the profesor's
laboratory in tills city. Veterinary Sur
geon Casper, until recently a professor
in the veterinary college at Chaiiotten
burg, superintends the complicated and
dillicult mode of inoculating with the
fluid the score of horses need for the
purpose, and afterward obtaining the in
fected and minimized blood from the
animals, which Is subsequently trans
formed in the laboratory Into the healing
serum itself. The cure is now being in
troduced Into the municipal hospitals
of this city, Hamburg, Dresden, Bres
lau, Konlgsberg and ther cities.
There Is no better preventive of ner
vious exhaustion that regular, unhur
ried muscular exercise. If women
would modernte their hurry, lessen
their worry and Increase their open-nir
exercise, a' large proportion of nervous
diseases would be abolished. For those
who cannot take a good holiday the
best substitute is nn occasional day in
bed. Many whose nerves are constant
ly strained in their daily vocations have
discovered this for themselves. There
Is a physician in this city who orders
his patients to go to bed for two or
three days whenever they can be spared
from their business, and he laughs at
thoso who spend their holidays toil
ing up mountains. It is snid that one
of the hardest working women of Eng
land, who has for years conducted a
large wholesale business, retains ex
cellent nerves at an advanced age,
owing solely to her habit of taking one
day a week In bed. If women cannot
avoid frequent ngltatlon they ought, if
possible, to give the nervous system
time to recover between shocks. Even
an hour's seclusion after a good lunch
will deprive a hurried, anxious day of
much of its Injury. The nerves can
often be overcome by stragedy. when
they refuse to be controlled by strength
of will.
If you are tired, says a Washington
Star writer, tnke a cup of tea and a
cracker about ten minutesbeforeeatlng
a heartier meal, and it will be much
less apt to disagree with you. Make
the tea as the Chinese do. Put a tea
Bpoonful of tea in a hot tea cup nnd
pour boiling water over it. Set the
saucer on top the cup for a moment,
then put In the sugar, nnd drink by
sipping slowly. Tea exhilarates, while
coffee soothes to inaction. Tea, Im
properly made. Is rank poison, and that
is why so many people suffer from too
much tea drinking. It should never be
boiled, and is best made in an earthen
Carmenclta Is learning to speak Eng
lish. She knows several things nbout
keeping in condition. "If you like to
have slim body, no bad, ugly, fat all
round, dunce. If yoik like very little
the sore face, dance. If you like it nil
comfort in yourself, the liver not still,
the Btomnch not up to the belt buckle,
dance. If you like very much tho fire,
the quick, the youth, the freshness, the
good appetite, dance." The brilliant
danseuse Is a living illustration of her
theory. She keeps the lines of a race
horse, the freshness of her girlhood and
a comfortable income by seven hours'
practice a week.
Here Is a recipe for a good tooth
powder which can be prepared nt little
expense. Take equal parts of castlle
soap, orris root and precipitated chalk.
Plain cnstlie soap, used every two days,
will keep sound teeth In good condition.
Chalk Is the principal element in all
tooth powders; the precipitated Is a
trifle whiter, though no better than the
prepared chalk .Flavored with orris or
wintergreen, chalk is one of the few
perfectly harmless dentifrices on the
Health Is an energetic man's capital.
Bay rum cleanses the scalp and hair; It
should not be used more than twice a
Drinking a glnss of hot milk upon retir
ing at night will probably Induce a rest
ful, dreamless sleep.
Be exceedingly careful when using tow
els In public places. They are usuully
great microbe nests.
Don'U,burn gas In a room thnt has no
fresh- air Inlet. It will muke you drowsy
and stupid, if you do.
A man who has a perfectly healthy skin
Is nlmost certain to be healthy In other re
spects. In no way cun the health of the
skin be preserved but by frequent bath
ing. Exposing the body to tho air and light
nnd briskly rubbing the skin with the
hand or twine mitten Is tho best substi
tute for a water bath and Is almost as
good for cleansing the skin.
It is plain that nothing can be ensler
than to keep bottles In a vohbcI of boiling
water twenty or thirty minutes. This
method can be used by any one. All that
Is necessary Is to try It, with the cer
tainty that one will have pure water to
M. L. Blair, Aldorman, 6th Ward, Scrnn
ton, Pa stated Nov. 9, 'K3: Ho had used
Dr. Thomas' Eclectrlo Oil for sprains,
burns, cuts, bruises and rheumutism.
Cured every time.
the great
Instantly Relieves
Skin Diseases
And the most distressing forms
of itching, burning, bleeding,
and scaly skin, scalp, and blood
humors, and will in a majority
of cases permit rest and sleep
and point to a speedy, perma
nent, and economical cure when
physicians, hospitals, and all
other methods fail. CUT1CURA
Works wonders," and its
cures of torturing, disfiguring,
humiliating humors are the
most wonderful ever recorded.
Bold throinthout tho world. rricc.CtrncriiA,
tOc; Boap.'JOi!.; Uesolvent.SI. 1'ottebDki'o
and CnKM.Conp., Kola I'ropa., Boston. "All
about tho tikia awl Blood," 0-1 page mailed frco.
Facial Blemishes, pimply, oily, mothy
kin, falling hair, and simple- baby rashes pre
vented and cured by Cuticura Soap.
and weakness, back ache, weak kid
neys, rheumatism, and chest pains
relieved in one minute, by tho Cu
ticura. Anti-Pain. Flatter.
Let Radway's Ready Relief be used
on the first Indication of Pain or Un
easiness; If threatened with Disease
or Sickness, the Cure will be made be
fore the family doctor would ordinarily
reach the house.
one to twenty minutes. Not ono hour af
ter reading this advertisement need any
For headache fwhnthnr Rick nr nrvoun.
toothache, neurultfla, rheumatism, lum-
ouko, pains ana weakness In tho baoK,
Bpine or kidneys, pains around tho liver.
pleurisy, swelling of tho Joints and pulnn
of all kinds, the application of Radway's
neaay nener win allora immetliato easo,
and Its continued use for a fow days effout
a permanent cure.
Summer Complaints
Dysentery, Diarrhoa,
Cholera Morbus,
A half to a teaspoonful of Ready Relief
In a half tumbler of water, rcpaatod as
often aa the discharges continue, and a
flannel saturated with Ready Rolief placed
over the stomach and bowels will af
ford Immediate rolief and soon effect a
Intornally A half to a toaspoonful In
half a tumbler of water will, in a fow min
utes euro Cramps, Spasms, Sour Stomrx'h.
Nausea, Vomiting, Heartburn, Nervous
ness, Sleeplessness, Sick Headache, Flat
ulency and all Internal pains.
Malaria in Its Various Forms Cured
and Prevented.
Thero Is not a remedial aroncy in tho
world that will euro fever and uiruo and
all other malarious, bilious and all other
fevers, aided by RADWAY'S PILLS, so
quickly as READY RELIEF.
Travelers should always carry a botrla
of Radway's Ready Relief with thorn. A
few drops In wator will prevent sickness or
pslns from change of water. It la hotter
ilmn French brandy or bitters as a stimu
lant. Miners and lumbermen should always
be provided with It,
Price 60 cents pur bottle. Bold by all
Always Reliable. Purely Vegetable.
Perfectly tastoless, eloeantly coatod,
purge, regulate, purify, cleanse and
strengthen. RADWAY'S PILLS for iho
cure of all disorders of tho Stomach,
Bowels, Kidneys, B ladder, Norvous Dls
eases, Dizziness, YortlfO, Costlvonoss,
Observe tho following symptoms result
ing from diseases of the digestive org&nj:
Constipation, Inward piles, fullness of
blood in the head, acidity of the stoinacti,
nausea, heartburn, disgust of food, full
ness of weight of the stomach, sour eruc
tations, sinking or fluttering of the heart,
choking or suffocating sonsatlona when
In a lying posture, dimness of vlilon, dots
or webs before the light, fovor and dull
pain In the hoaa, deQoienoy of perspira
tion, yellowness of the skin and eyes, pain
In the !(!, chest, llmbe, and stlddon flunhos
of beat, burning In tho flc?ih,
A few doses of RADWAY'S PILLS will
free the syatom of all the sbovo-nanwd
Prloe 26o. per box. Sold by Druggists
or sent by mall.
Send to DR, RADWAY & CO.. Lock
Box S6S, New York, for Book of Advtcu.
Hare yon Bore Throat, 11 mplea, Copper-Colored
Spota, Aches, Old Bim-s. Ulcers In Mouth. Hair
Falling? Write Conk Remedy Co., UOT M
onlcTemiilM'hlc!io,III.,for proofs of curva.
Capital WAOO.OOO. I'allentscured ntnr leum
ngo today sonnd arid well, loo-niigp lonU IVee
A Handsome Complexion
Is one of the groutost charms a woman can
posxeRB. Pouoni's CouruiiioN Powukb
gives it.
r'- rrr ftty
fjt tm Tm-
j HI! II V I I Ina S moawai m iu suuniu u
Ask for BB. KOTT'S PEWSYBC YATj KZAS and take no o
UT" Send for oiroular. Vrleo Hfl.OO per lox, boxes for
I if Dena lor uuuuiur. rn u 7,uw ir TV.VV
it- Twrvvrva rTTimvTifn AL - Caevolund. Ohio.
For Sale by C. M. HARRIS, Druggist, 127 Penn Avenue.
GometuswDMdis reliable, monthly, rwruiaUn medicine. Only harmUM UtA
the purest drugs should be usod. It you waul the best, gut
Dr. Peal's Fcnnroal Pills
Ther are prompt, safe end certain In rssnlt. The Rennlno (Dr. Teal's) wrtt alsap.
Buint, BoBtsiijwhoro, 11.00, Addroaa l'4IMD10iaa Co UoToland, O.
For Sale by JOHN H. PHELPS,
Spruce Street, Scranton, Pa.
A Child's Bicycle, Rubber Tire, now 80
A child's Bicycle, Hnbiier Tlra, now 10
A Boy's Bicycle, Rubber Tire, new 19
A Boy's Blcyclo, Rubber Tire, new 18
i Boys' or Oirla' Bicycle Cushion Tim,
new 80 down to 8
1 Youth's Bicycle, Pneumatic Tire, now., 8U
ft Victor B BicyoloH, Paeumatio Tire, sec
ond hand 70
1 Victor B Uicycle, Pneumatic Tiro, new 80
1 eccuro B cvolo, Pneumatic Tire, see-ond-band
1 Lovel Diumond B oyclo, Eolld Tire,
second-hand 10
1 LadiBs' Bicycln, Solid Tire, second
hand 88
1 Victor A Bicycles, Solid Tiro, second
hand 15
1 Vietor C Bicycle, 1)4 in. cushion Tiro,
second-hand 33
1 Victor B Bicycle, l!4in. Cushion Tire,
aocoudhaiid 40
1 Columbian '93 Bicycle.PneumaticTiro, 05
1 Cbainlosg Bicyclo, Pneumatic Tire,
nearly now 100
Come Early for Bargains.
Lawn Tennis Racquets at a dis
count or one-third for
two weeks.
inis k
Manufacturors of the Celebrated
ioo,ooo Barrels per Annum
Instruments In every senso of the terra
as applied to I'iiinos.
Exceptional In holding their original ful
ness of tone.
Fifth avenue.
1115 Adams Ave., '.New Telephone Bdg
nun i mmmin
The Finest in the City.
The latest improved furnish
inijs and apparatus for keeping
meat, butter and tgs.
223 Wyoming Ave.
(.-urn Lift.
'7, Made a
i9tuay.;jwe;i ivian
lOtbDay.'f Of Me.
THE GREAT anth l)ny.
produces t ho abovo rcMtll s in' ,10 riny. It art
poWfM-tully and quickly. 1,'urcti when all others fall.
Young rum will ri-uam tbeir lost manhood. anil old
;.irti will recover tlioir youthful vurcr by usiiu;
ItKVIVO. It quickly and surely riw to res Nervous
noss. Loft Vitality, Imputi-nry, Nightly Emissions,
Lout I'ovrer, Kailiuii Mi-mory, Wastlntf Diseases, and
ill cftVctH ot self-.-ituso or (txccKs and indiscretion,
which unlits one lnr study, business or marriage. It
not only cures by starting at the sent of disease, but
Isaercnt nervetouio and tiloml builder, bring
ing back the plnlc (.'low to palo i-becks and ro
storing tho tire of youth. It ivardi off Insanity
nd Consumption. Insist on hsvnic ItKVIVO, no
it her. It rau be carried in vest pocket. By rucil
1.00 per package, or tlx tor eS.OU, with n post
:tvo written eimmnteo to cure or refund
he money. Circular froo. Address
For sale by Matthews llroi., DrnrB'
Scranton , 1'a.
Thin Fnmniis Homed V cures qnlpkly nnd per-
ninnemly nil nervous iIImmimis, such as J ens
Memory, T,o-"i of Hniln Power, llonilnehe, W use
ful neis, Lost Vllnllty. nlitlitly emissions, evil
dreinns.lmiMtencynnil wnstlnK illseuses caused by
youthful error or excesses. Contains ne
nptutes Is It nerve tonleiind Moot! builder.
Strikes tho nnln ami plinr slrmm nml .lump. Kufllf
carried In veslinvket. I per hexi lor W5. Hy
nmll prepaid with a written guarantee to euro or
money refnnrteil. VYrllo lis for frae medical
book, sent senlerlln plain wrapper, which con.
tiilns tnstlnionhila and Unnncra! references. No
rhnrce for eniisilltnttoiis, llrwure nt itnitti
ti'm ntil hv our sdvertlsed scents, or nddrcss
KFUVKNF.KII CO., Masonic Ttimplo, Chicago.
Pharmacist, Cor. Wyoming Avenue end