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THE SQEANTON ,TBIBUNE-SATUBDAY. MOBNINO.- APBIL 4, 189i v
I have used Cleveland's Baking Powder with
entire satisfaction in the preparation of breads, biscuits
and Cakes." JULIET CoeSO.V, Found tr of AfU York Cwking Sikoel.
Norman & Moore
120 Wyoming Ave.
BIG BARGAINS IN SHOES
, RUSSET SHOES IT COST
COMMONWEALTH SHOE STORE
-, HO IORE SW-EOGEO COLLARS-
Old Solid Comfort to bay on caclrckd
round your neca. nun giving
i our patron.
308 Penn Av.
A. B. WARM AN.
WILLIAMS & M'ANULTY'S
Tbe most com
plete stock of
private to ns for
"Join the Blues."
Jumes O'Malley has been announced' as
tne cnoice or tne uagie Engine company
for district engineer.
The Delaware and Hudson company
paid yesterday at the Von Storch mine
una the Providence shops.
The ordinance vacating the East Mown
tain road. In the Twelfth ward, was yes-
icruay signed uy mayor conneii.
Frank Schultz, arrested for making en
unprovoKed assault on Patrolman lay
was given thirty days in the county Jail
yesieruay oy Aiuerman Miliar.
A meeting of Keeley league. No. 16, will
be held at tho Institute. 728 Madison avo
nue, 011 Sunday, April 6 ,At 3.30 p. m. All
Keeley graduates are cordially invited to
Miss Lowry, the new secretary of the
Young Women's Christian association,
reached here last nit ht. She will be given
,a public reception In the association
rooms Tuesday night.
In the Linden Street synagogue the last
Passover service waa held last night.
wnen Kaoui j. reuerncnt spoKe on "Mlra
l ies of the Bible." This morning his ad'
dress will be in German.
Those ' having charity ball tickets for
sale are requested to make returns Sat
urday. Tickets will be for sale by some
inem Der or tne committee centrally 10
cated Monday and Tuesday.
Mrs. L. IM. Gates will conduct the Easter
service at the South Side Young Wo
men's Christian association at 3.45 o'clock.
There will be special Easter music. A
I'oraiai invitation Is extended to all.
Mayor's Clerk Mark Edgar and Mayor's
Clerk-to-Be Beamish spent yesterday
morning together going over the books
and papers In the office in order that the
new Incumbent might become familiar
witn artairs or the department.
St. Luke's church haa decided that on
jsaater Sunday there will not be any
meeting of the Sunilav school at 9 nVWlr
bnt instead there will be a children's fes
tival at 2.30 In the afternoon. This change
waa caused on account of the many aer
vices which are to be held on that day.
The male parts of the Choral union will
rehearse tonight at the Railroad Young
Men a Christian association. Alto alone
will meet at Haydn Evans' studio at 2.30
p. m. Sunday, and the full choir Sunday
night at the Railroad Young Men's Chris
tian association at 7.30. All members are
requesieu 10 ue prompt.
1 WILL BE A TAME AFFAIR.
Won't B Semblance of a Fight at Next
. Monday's Reorganization.
It Is not likely that there will be any
Hgni lor ue cuuncumanic Offices at re'
organization next Monday. Colonel
ueorge sanierson win De elected ureal
dent of the select branch and Martin
T. Lavelle city clerk. P. J. Nealls will
. have no opposition for the chairman.
ship of the common council and John
f. Manon win doubtlessly aucceeed H
C. Hatton as olerk.
Mayor-elect Bailey will take his oath
of office and 11. is expected will read
his first message immediately after
reorganization. The other elected of
ficers will probably take their oaths
jrom tne new mtyor.
Hons Working for, a Mere Nothing,
Just think of theUhemometer down
almost to 'sera an4 hen havlng- to
furnish strictly fresnegga at 11 cents
a dozen, freight an cartage includ
ed. But that Is just hat the Scranton
Cash store is selling- Me, large, nearby
. ens at no western stick. There will
be an extra force in ery department
at the Scranton Cash store tomorrow
tneir Army Knox then all out.
Schulti, he puts up prescriptions.
Bargains In Oriental Rigs. Every
body calls our special salt of Oriental
Hugs a first class bargain sale. Why
not call on us early to select what you
want from our large stock of genuine
Oriental Rugs. Special Urgains in
varaoagn tiuga toaay. - 1
-- - Mlchaellan Bros:
' Special attention and prlvi
rooms for dinner parties at L
' Bpruoe stmt Service and cullnt un-
xceuea u tnu oity.
MESSIAH MONDAY NIGHT.
There lias Boon a Vory Largs Sale of
Ticket for tho Event.
The sale of seata for "The Messiah"
at the Frothlngham on Easter Monday
night, April 6, has been very large, there
being less than one hundred seata re
maining unsold In the narouette and
balcony. The committee in charge has
been askd to reserve the first two rows
in the gallery, which will probably be
done. From a musical standpoint these
will be the best seats in the house. No
expense has been spared to present the
greatest of all oratorios in the finest
possible manner. The quartette of so
loists will undoubtedly be the finest ever
heard in scranton.
Mr. Bushnell Is the only one who has
been heard here before, bnt the others
also In the front rank of American
singers. Those who have heard Mme.
Blauvelt sing were disappointed at the
announcement that she had been or
dered by her physician to go abroad at
once, consequently preventing her ap
pearance, but Mme. Kathrln Hllke, who
takes her ulace. Is the possessor of a
magnificent soprano voice especially
adapted to oratorio music.
Haydn Evans heard her sing at
Wllkes-Barre last year in Haydn's "The
Sasons" and says of her: "Her rendition
of 'The Seasons' was equal to the work
of any soloist that they ever had. I re
gard her as one of the finest oratorio
gingers in the country." Miss Ruth
Thompson, who will sing the contralto
purts. Is a young lady from Brooklyn
whose singing has within the past two
years won her fame throughout the
M'KINLEY THE TENOR.
Henry McKlnley is a tenor who has
made a name on both sides of the At
lantic and who has no superior in
America. His voice is capable of ex
pressing both depth of feeling,' as In
'Behold and See if There Be Any Sor
row Like Unto His Sorrow," and great
dramatic force, as in "Thou Shall Break
Them with a Rod of Iron," both of
which he will sing on Monday night.
Mr. Bushnell will be the guest of his
cousin, F, E. Piatt, treasurer of the
Suburban Electric ' Light company,
while he Is In the city. He has a bass
voice of great power and richness. The
programme which has Just been Issued
contains, besides the score, halftone pic
tures of the sollsts and a flash-light
photograph of the Choral union. A
picture of the proposed new building
adorns the front cover,
The following is a list of the orchestra.
which will be under the leadership of
R. J. Bauer: Four firsts, four seconds,
two violos, two 'cellos, two basses, two
flutes, two clarionets, two bassoons.
two oboes, two cornets, two horns.
three trombones, one tympanl. Five of
the men are from New York and the
others from Wllkes-Barre and this city..
NOTES ABOUT "THE ' MESSIAH."
Yesterday carpenters began to build
the scaffolding on the stage of the
Frothlngham to hold the singers.
Tne names or Mrs. John Simpson.
Mrs. Thomas Dickson and Mrs. C. D.
Simpson have been added to the list
The remaining loges have been sold
to A. W. Dickson, Cyrus D. Jones and
Parties holding ticket orders are re
quested to please make returns and all
who have not obtained reserved seats
are urged to do so at once at Powell's
One of the box holders who has been
called out of the city has returned his
box to the committee to be resold for
the benefit of the building fund. Ap
ply at Powell's music store or to O. M.'
JAMES M'DONALD'S FUNERAL.
Well-Known Young Man Burled in Hyde
Park Cathollo Cemetery.
The funeral of James McDonald, of
lsa sown seventn street, a well-known
young man, wno oiea- Tuesday, was
held yesterday morning. Interment
was in Hyde Park Catholic cemetery.
The pall-bearers were: William Caw-
ley, William Duffy, Michael McHugh
Michael Gerrity, Edward Rush and
John Sheridan. Friends and relatives
from New York. Newark. N. J.. Pitts.
ton, Wyoming, Avoca and Archbald at
tended the funeral.
SCRANTON BUSINESS COLLEGE
Many applications for admission .to
the college next week. Four to come
from one town.
Three ladles and one gentleman went
to good positions recently. Competent
persons have no difficulty In securing
Buck, Whltmore & Co. have been re
quested to open schools- in other towns,
They prefer, however, to give tho
Scranton Business college the benefit
or tneir skin and long experience, and
thus keep It In the lead. A visitor said,
a few weeks ago,- "You have the larg
est school in Pennsylvania."
Two of the "city fathers," one a se
lect ana tne other a. common coun
cilman, are members of the evening ses
sion. H. D. Buck and A. R. Whlt
more say that in their ten years' ex.
perlence they never taught in so large
a night school, nor In one composed of
sucn enthusiastic workers,
Banister's Shoe Store Reopened.
After a thorough cleaning up and re
modeling Mr. Banister, .the prominent
Lackawanna avenue shoe dealer, again
opens his doors to the public. Mr. Ban
ister having disposed of nearly his com
plete stock 'during his recent sale has
nothing to offer but the very newest,
latest and best to be had in the line of
footwear. Among the many novelties
In stock particular attention is called
to the "New Woman's Shoe," and the
different shades of russets. Anyone in
want of footwear will do well to see
Mr. Banister's stock and compare goods
Join the Reds.
The Equltable's Life and Endowment
Policies are printed in Red. People
who insure in any other company get
the Blues. C. L. Rice, general agent
for Northeastern Pennsylvania, 4 Coal
Easter lilies, hyacinths and cinerarias
at Morrell Brothers', Green Ridge.
The standing committee of the Re
publican party in the third legislative
district .will meet in tne arbitration
room in the court house, Scranton, Pa.,
on Tuesday, April 11 at 3 p. m.
John McCrindle, chairman,
J. W. Houser, secretary.
Sample garments, only one of a kind
at Crane's spring opening, Friday and
Saturday, April 3 and 4. Latest nov
eltlea In ladles' spring capes, jackets
at Morrell Brothers,
When you think of the Nickjel Plate
Road it brings to mind tnat delicious
meal you had in the Dining Car, and
the fine service and Low Rates, . and
you wonder why. people will travel via
any otner una, , ,
POLICE PREVENT TROUBLE
Crowd ' Awaited tbe ' Close of
RUTHVEN WAS AGAIN STONED
Nobody Waa Injnrcd-Elghtcca 'Patrol
men in Command of Chlef-of Police
Simpson on the Scene Sev
eral Stonea Were Thrown.
Ruthven, the lecturer, delivered an
address last night in Beers' hall on the
West Side, and although there was no
such rioting and tolence as recently
attended the man's appearance In Dun
inore and the North End. It was plain
that an outbreak was only prevented
by the presence of elKhteen police pa
trolmen commanded by Chief of Police
Simpson and Captain Edwards, of
headquarters, and Lieutenant Will
iams, of the West Side precinct. ,
A crowd of from twelve to fifteen
hundred persons, whoa sympathy
seemed about equally divided for and
against P.uthven, was gathered out
side the hall after the lecture. Ruth
ven was got aboard a car after a delay
of three-quarters of an hour. A mis
take was made in permitting the car
to leave without a larger police detail,
as stones were thrown from a group at
the corner of Jackson street and every
body inside the car threw themselves
on the floor for safety. At the junc
tion of West Lackawanna avenue and
Robinson street a crowd that evidently
meant mischief attempted to get on
board the car. but were prevented only
by the authoritative refusal of Captain
Edwards. This officer and Patrolman
Jones-were the only policemen on the
car.; i .
Ruthven and his body guard of four
men, when they left the car at Lacka
wanna and Franklin avenues, were
safely escorted to the latter's boarding
house on Franklin avenue near pruce
street, by Cat) tain Edwards. Lieuten
ant Davis and Patrolmen Reese Jones,
Walsh and Evans. The eight young
men .who had been prevented from
boarding the car on the West Lacka
wanna avenue hill had run after it and
caught up with Ruthven's party near
his boarding house. They nissea ana
cursed him in a muttering way and
followed him to the door, where they
were scattered by the police.
LARGE AUDIENCE HEARD HIM.
Ruthven's lecture was attended by
an audience that completely filled the
hall. He had been confined to his nea
since the night of the stone-throwing
In the North End. His head was ban
daged, he s:oke with an effort and In
other ways showed physical Buffering
from the assault of Tuesday nignt.
The subject matter of his address
was not of the extreme nature and
character which have featured some of
his previous addresses.
From the hour the lecture started, a
crowd began forming on the avenue
near the hall. At that time a dozen
patrolmen were held in reserve In the
precinct station hound and only a squad
were natrollng tne avenue in tne im
mediate vicinity of the hall. The larg
er force was kept under cover until the
close of the lecture so as not to excite
the crowd. When the time came for
(he whole number of police to march
to the hall, Chief Simpson assumed
The large throng was quiet and or
derly when the lecture audience came
down the stairway ana into tne street.
The avenue In the immediate vicinity
had been cleared. Momentary excite
ment was furnished by some practical
loker who exploded three giant fire
crackers in Lafayette street at the side
of the building.
Meanwhile there was an anxious
wait for Ruthven's appearance. For
fifteen minutes the door leading from
the stairway was cioseiy watcnea, dui
he did not appear and It was given out
thnt he had departed through some un
known exit. However, the continued
presence of the police kept the tnrong
Ruthven had been brought down a
back stairway intp the office at the rear
of the store on the ground floor and
his frjends were waiting an opportu
nity to get him aboard a car. But the
crowd did not leave, and after nearly
an hour had passed, word 'was sent to
Chief Simpson that the Ruthven party
would take the next niwara-uounu car.
RUTHVEN WAS RECOGNIZED.
The lecturer was recognized the rao.
ment he stepped Into the street and as
he and his friends stepped on the car
platform there was a division or cneers
and hisses and groans but no violence
was attempted. The car moved away
without being boarded by policemen,
although Captain Edwards and Reese
Jones were picked up two blocks away
at the corner of Jackson street from
which point the stones were tnrown
Just after the car started down tne mil,
HAD HER OWN HOUSE RAIDED
A Wife Brings the Police Down Vpon Uer
Uusbond and Mis Accomplices.
Mrs. Albert Andrews, a colored wo
man residing In Hennessey court on
tho West Ride, complained to Lieut en
ant Tom Williams Thursday that her
husband was UHlng their Home for im
moral curnoses and asked that the po
lice lend her assistance In clearing her
house of the bad characters that in
During the night the lieutenant, with
Patrolmen John Thomas, Thomas Low
ry and William Matthews, made a de
scent on the place and captured An
drews and two women, also colored,
one named Sallle Hawkins and the
other Winnie Scott.
When arraigned before Alderman
Miller In police court yesterday morn
ing Andrews was asked to furnish $500
bail for his appearance at court and De
ing unable to do this was committed to
the county Jan. Tne Hawkins woman
was fined $5 and Winnie Scott was dis
charged. The Hawkins woman had a
three-months-old baby with her at the
Committee of Grand Rapids Board of
Health Inspects the Crematory.
Three members of the Grand Rapids
board of health, Dr. Oscar L. Dales,
president. Dr. J. Orton, Edle and Dr,
William A. Wilson, spent yesterday In
this city, examining the garbage ere.
matory with a. view of building one In
their city. They examined the Dick
son crematory at Fort Wayne, while cn
route here, but are not as favorably
Impressed with It as with the plant In
Dr. Wilson attended' the meeting of
the board of health yesterday and
evinced a deep Interest In the business
like way In which It conducts Its af
fairs. He was greatly surprised to
learn that.the coal used at the crema
tory costs but thirty cents a ton, $5.50
being the price of the same quality
of coal in his city.
WAS A SIGHT TO BEHOLD.
Odd Charnetor That vvaa Driven Into tho
'. Station Homo by the storm.
Last evening about & o'clock, while
the wind storm was at Its height, there
drifted Into the station house one of the
oddest characters as far as appearance
goes that has ever sought shelter there.
Of all the tramps that have ever been
seen there he was the most peculiar
looking. The statement that he was a
tramp makes needless the assertion
that he was dirty. He wore four heavy
coats, one Inside his undershirt and the
others outside. Sandwiched between
the coats he wore a heavy shawl, which
was once white, and around his neck
was tied an Immense kerchief which
was nearly as large aa the shawl and
quite as clean. . . ,
He also wore another article of ap
parel, mad from a feed bag, which re-
sembled a Highlander's kilt. His
trousers were padded like a foot ball
player's breeches and tied at the shoe
tops with rone. His Fhoes were quite
ordinary, but his hut was just the op
posite. It was made in the chape of a
thimble and as hlrh a.i'tnc regulation
stovepipe. The remainder of his equip
ment consisted rif .hrte bags, one tilled
with tobacco, which served as a pillow,
one with coffee and the third and larg
est one with small articles of wearing
ap,)ttiel and cooking utensils. A lard
pall which served numerous culinary
purposes was attcched to one of the
bags. In full marehlnrr order he could
barely squeeze throufrh the celt door.
He gave his namu ns John Cunning
ham and his aire as 5 years. He said
he had labored on the railroads for
thirty odd years since coming from
Scotland to this country, hut of late lie
has been traveling about working only
when he couldn't ffet anything by beg
ging. He came here from Harrlsburg.
where he spent the summer, and Intends
going to New York state when the
weather modprate3. He eats whenever
he ran get food, but says he seldom feels
the want of It while his coffee and to
bacco are at hand. He has the appear
ance of having been a powerful man In
PBEAR'S STORE AGAIN.
For the Fourth Tlrao It Is Entered and
Ransacked by Burglars.
R. H. Frear'B grocery store on Adams
avenue was again burglarized Thurs
day night, making the fourth time in
four months that the place has been
entered. Nothing was secured but
about a dollar In change and some
sweetmeats. Judging from the latter
article of booty, the police believe the
robbery to have been the work of boys.
A chisel about a foot long was used
to force the door open. To secure an
entrance it was also necessary to push
aside two barrels of apples which had
been placed against the door as an ex
tra precaution. The chisel was found
outside the door this morning.
Once Inside the thieves found easy
sailing. The safe had been left un
locked so It was an easy matter to burst
open the Inner drawers with a hatchet
and chisel found Inside the store. Al
though every apartment of the safe
was ransacked nothing of value was
secured except about a dollar In change.
Disappointed here the thieves turned
their attention to candies and cigars
and made off with a couple of dollars
worth. Several clues were left behind
and the police are confident of being
able to capture the guilty parties.
Last night a Delaware, Lackawanna
and Western railroad conductor
brought to the police station a drawer
belonging to the burglarized safe. One
of his brakemen found It on top of a
coal car at daylight yesterday morning
as the train wan passing Henryvllle.
As the train left this city at 12.40 yes
terday morning It Is evident that the
burglary was committed before mid
night. The drawer contained some
papers, a Confederate $50 bill, two
punched quarters and two twenty-cent
pieces. The trainman says that no
body rode out of Scranton on the train,
CHIEF SIMPSON'S REPORT.
Work of the Police Department During
the Month of March.
The following from Chief of Police
Simpson's report Bhows the operations
of the police department during March
and Interesting uaita concerning ar
Total number arrested, 145: foreign
born 49: native born 96: males, 134: fe
males, 11 ;marrled, 49; single, 96; min
Crimes causing their arrest Drunk
enness, 45; drunk and disorderly, 36;
vagrancy, 15; fighting, 8; larceny, 6;
threatening, 5; Inmates of houses of ill
fame, 5; malicious mischief, 4; assault
and battery, 4; abusing family, 3; as
saulting an officer, 2; felonious wound
ing, 2; abusing parents, 1; proprietor
of house of 111 fame, : 1, attempted lar
ceny, 1; street walking,!; carrying con
cealed weapons, 1; assault, 1.
Total committed Ao county Jail, 40;
males, 38; females, 2; discharged, 46;
sunt to the Home of Good Shepherd, 1;
required to furnish ball for appearance
at court, 7; amount or nnes collected
by the mayor, $35; amount of fines col
lected by aldermen, $77.50. Total, $112.-
50. , i .
ST. PAUL'S CHURCH FAIR.
Father Mc.Monus' Congregation
Conduct On Next Week.
A fair under the auspices of St Paul's
church, Green Ridge, will be opened
in the basement of St, Paul's hall
Easter Monday night.
Among the features will be a contest
between two brakemen, W. H. Kenne
dy, of the Delaware and Hudson, and
James Graham, of the Delaware, Lack
awanna and Western ; another in
which three boys, will compete for a
bicycle, and another for a doll, in which
the contestants will be three little girls.
There will be countless- attractions
and the fair will no doubt be liberally
patronized every evening during the
short season It will continue.
Easter flower show at Morrell Brothers',-
Spring Opening in the Vehicle Trade.
One of the most Important features
that mark the continual progress of our
enterprising city Is the constant In
crease in the demand for fine vehicles,
and the development of taste among
our citizens generally for carriages of
superior quality and elegant styles.
For several years post the well
known firm of William Blume & Son
have used every effort in their power to
increase this demand by keeping In
Stock a fine line of vehicles of a high
grade manufactured by the most reput
able builders In the country. This firm
continues to be the leaders of the ve.
hide trade of northeastern Pennsyl
vania and In order to maintain that
position and to keep abreast of the
times have recently restocked their
spacious repository with the largest
collection of stylish vehicles to be seen
In the city. In addition to their regu
lar line of buggies, surrles, phaetons,
cabriolets, business and farm wagons.
they have added an extensive line of
the very latest specialties, consisting
of traps, buckboards, stanhopes, God
dards' speeding wagons, etc, of var
A special feature with tills firm for
the season of '96 will bo the rubber
tired and ball-bearing vehicles, of
which they will carry a most complete
Another popular wagon will be the
celebrated "Sllvet s Runabout." Thl
Is the latest New York 'gentleman's
road wagon, and can he furnished either
with or without ball-bearings and rub
ber tires as desired.
Their display of trans Is the finest
exhibition of Its kind ever seen In the
city, and Is not to be surpassed out
side of the Metropolis.
Every person who Is In the market
for a vehicle of s.ny kind should go to
the place where they can ret best Butt
ed with style, quality and prices, and
that plsoe Is the reliable repository of
' Wllllnm Rlume A Son.
522 and 524 Spruce rtreet,
Opposite the court house.
Attorneys Waton & Dlehl (W. W.
Watson and W. 8. Dielil) have moved
to the new Traders' National Bank
building, corner of Snruce street and
Wyoming avenue. They occupy the
entlro third floor and, are so fur set
tled In their new quarters that they
are ready to attend t, business as here
Between the Academy of Music and th
Frothlngham. Special rates made to the
atrical people and Jurors. Rates $1.00 to
$2.00 per day. Bird & Flanaghan, Props.,
229 Wyoming ave, Scranton, Pa.
Mllllnorv Opening. '
Look for the grand new opening on
Thursday next, April 9. Miss L. Par.
dee, 211 Washington avenue. . ,
TO SECURE PURER lillK
Decisive Step Taken by the Board of
. Health Yesterday.
KILL ITBLISH RESULT OP TESTS
thin. It Is Expected, Will India Competi
tion Among the Wholesalers.
After the Clergyman, and
' AlagUtratca Again.
The board of health yesterday deter
mined upon a new scheme to Insure the
sale of better milk in the city. It Is to
puonsn every month the official test of
the quality of milk sold by the different
wholesale dealers. By doing this It Is
thought a rivalry will be created among
the dealers and in striving to make the
best showing each will Insist on the
farmers shinning nothing but the best
quality of milk.
The plan was su crested bv Colonel
Ripple and was unanimously airreed to
by the other members. Dr. Paine was
somewhat dubious about the advisa
bility of such a proceeding, as the board
at Harrlsburg had tried the same
cchemo and was sued for damages by
the dealers. What the outcome of the
suits was Dr. Paine did not know. In
crder that the board may act intelli
gently In the matter the food inspector
was instrusied. to secure an opinion
from the city solicitor as to the board's
liability of being mulcted in damage
suits before putting the Dlan Into exe
The adaption of this measure resulted
from the contlnuod complaints of Food
Inspector Thomas about the poor qual
ity of milk that despite his vigilance is
supplied the wholesalers by unscrupu
lous farmers, who skim or water their
milk and feed their cows on unwhole
some fodder, such .as brewery grain,
potatoes and the like.
STATE LAWS FORBID IT.
The state laws forbid the use of brew
ery grain as fodder for cows, but never
theless every bushel of the material
that the local breweries can supply is
bought up by the farmers. The demand
is so great that sometimes a farmer
nan to wait Ave or six hours before he
can secure a load. The wholesalers are
as desirous as the board of health to
have only the best milk brought to the
cuy, out mere is nothing now to ennnur.
age them to make energetic efforts to
secure this result. The rivalry which
the new scheme is expected to excite
win supply an incentive to extra effort
in mis direction.
The fact that onlv thlrtv.frMir mar.
rlages were reported last month caused
tho board to adopt another extreme
measure to compel a stricter observ
ance .of the law. This time it is the
clergymen and magistrates who are un
der nre. Last October the board
threatened prosecutions If full returns
of marriages were not made. The next
month the returns of marrlas-ea in
creased from twenty-three to one hun
dred. ; in December it dropped to sixty-
eight, next month it was fifty-two, the
next month they further decreased to
nrty,. and last month it reached thirty
four. This very apparent disregard of
the law nettled the board and it decid
ed to proceed to prosecutions without
further threats. Aa a preliminary step
Secretary- Briggs was Instructed to
conipare the returns with the returns
in the clerk of the court's office and
discover who have been derelict. The
next meeting will probably see the
prosecutions under way.
Secretary Briggs' report for March
was as follows: Number of deaths,
117; brought to the city for Interment
10; number of births, 104 males, 63, fe
males, 61 ; number of marriages, 84
number of contagious diseases report,
ed, 33; number of deaths from contag
ious diseases, 2; both being from dlph-
SUPT. LOFTUS' REPORT.
Henry Lof tus, crematory superintend
ent, reported that 1.511 barrels of gar
bage and six dogs had been destroyed
with the use of twenty-three and one-
hoir tons or coal.
The board agreed to make an official
call on Mayor-elect Bailey, after he is
inducted into office, ana directed Secre
tary Briggs to visit Mr. Bailey and se.
cure an audience.
With yesterday's meeting the term of
Colonel E. H. Ripple expired. Mr.
Bailey will be called upon to fill the
vacancy within the next two weeks,
There is an unsurpassed Dining Car
service on the Nickel Plate Road.
Vienna Ladles' Halrdresslng parlors
have removed to 317 Lackawanna ave.
nue,' next to Woolworth's.
The new store has blossomed forth and
now bears the flower of choice styles, ar
tistic taste ana narmony or combination
with tne Deauty or an is interwoven ex
cellence of values; that Is a feature we
shall always keep permanently before us
choice selected materials and qualities
combined with the lowest price possible.
Low prices alone are no attractions. It
Is not obtaining goods cheaply, tout get'
ting good values cheaply is our motto,
By way of showing you at the beginning
the advantages of trading with us we ex
tend the following prices: Good service
able straw shapes at 35c. worth 3oc.
better grade at 50c. worth 50c., and so cn
up to $4.00. Bats trimmed by thoroughly
competent trimmers ror z&e. wortn io
In order to introduce ourselves to yod,
and to prove the superiority of everything
we handle, and to show our earnest desire
tc uloase vcu If you are not satisfied
with your purchase, your money will be
refunded, bearing in mind we guarantee
the price, quality and style. Store open
Saturday and Monday evenings.
A. R. SAWYER, Wyoming Ave.
Wholesale and Retail Milliners.
BEST SETS Of TEETH, S8.00 ;
Including the painloss extracting of
teeth by an entirely now process.
S. C. SNYDER, D. D. S.,
3ii Sprue St., Opp. Hotel Jermyn.
CARPETS, DRAPcRI-S, ETC. March 3, 1886.
' We arc making extensive additions to oui-hIiow rooms
and In one week will tenr out front of our building to re
place with modern show windows.
The Interior will also be slightly disarranged to put in
an hlectrlc Passenger Elevator. To do this successfully
we must make room for the army of mechanics employed
on same, and we have decided to make a I
, SPECIAL SALE for one week at SPECIAL PRICES.
Everything will be offered at a reduoed price.
Economical Housekeepers should not' fall to
buy the season's wants during the coming week.
Goods stored free for 60 days.
423 Lackawanna Avanui
Spectacles and Eye Glasses
to fit everybody. We make
a specialty of fitting Glasses.
TRY OUR 50c. SPECS.
it mi pay
TO IRSPECT THE
URGE ISS0RTIENT OF
Tea, toilet Sets,
231 Penn kit. 0pp. Baptist Church.
THE MOST IMPORTANT
Part ol a Piano Is th Interior, Van want ser
vice as well as ton and appearance, la onr
selection w aim to give all the qualities.
AN EXAMINATION SOLICITED.
L. B. POWELL CO.,
336OJ0 WYOMING AVB.
Words ' 1H f)
Your ' W a
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150 PATTERN HATS N
FOR HALF PRICE:
$18.00 Hat for $9.00,
$15.00 Hat for
$12.00 Hat for $6.00,
$10.00 Hat for $5.00, :
$8.00 Hat for $4.00,
$6.00 Hat for $3.00
An immense stock of pretty
styles to select from. Yott
will have enough money left
to buy yourself a
NEW SPRING CAPE
By Buying Your Hats Her
Beautiful Flowers at 5c,
Bunch, 3 Largo Roses witlV
138 Wfdng Anm
Clougli ft Warren,
And Lower Grata a)
Very Low Prices.
303 SPRUCE STREET.
4 12 Spruce Street.
205 Lackawanna Ave.
IN EASTER JEWELRY WILL BE FOUND
IN ENDLESS ASSORTMENT AT THE
215 Lackawanna Avenue.
We sell Diamonds, Watehet, Jewelry, ato
at lntrlniio value prices, and as there is not
on cent's worth of oar Urge and trctlr.
stock that has not com direct to our nw
tor from manufacturers, Importer, and Job.
bars, wa think look through it might in
Will Open About April b
TURNQUEST & CO.
Diamonds, Watches and Jewelry,
2IS LACKAWANNA AVE.
M it rneesi b. MaM posaltr fMsanW
SOB Washington Av. Seranton.Paj