The Scranton tribune. (Scranton, Pa.) 1891-1910, June 20, 1896, Page 3, Image 3

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There is nothing better for a Present
'' than a GOOD' BOOK.
It is something that will always last
which will give untold pleasure,
and which will serve to recall
pleasant memories of the
giver. There is nothing
More . appropriate Nothing more
pleasing to intelligent people. The
variety you have to select from
is bewildering at
32a Lackawanna avenue, Scranton.
Always in the past the
Best in Scranton
Will be in the futurc.'as
good as outs that :anbc
made bv the
Which removes the foul seeds
and dust. Try our
"Clean Oats."
ran of flmnoFBTL
Ravo the initials 0., B. & CO. imprint
ed in each cigar. .
DR. C. D.
In Diseases of the Lower Bowel, Hcmorrh
olds, Fistula, Fissure, Pruills, Ulceration.
Etc., 308 Washington Ave., Opp. Tribune
Building. Cilice llours-o to 12, a to 5.
Advised Not to CJo to Nt. Louis for
Fabulous Vncrsf
General Secretory-Treasurer r. J.
McUuIre, of the United IJrotherhood of
Carpenters and Joiners of America, has
addrcRsed a circular to the local unions
of the country outside of St. Louis and
. adjacent cities warning carpenters to
lfonn awnv frnm tha ta'irm tt (tin puNinl
At a meeting of Scranton union. No.
E6:t. last night the letter was read and
ordered printed. The letter is self-explanatory
and Is as follows:
Head this in your nieetniijs and thus 1I0-
jjeiitois everywhere to steer clear of St.
i.ouis and East St. Louis; both cities at
present are heavily overcrowded with men.
iJou't pay any attention to the nuwspupi'r
notices that car.uunters can now get Jo
per Uuy in St. LouIh. It is a scheme to
Hood tin luijii with men und cut wages.
' St. Louis is swarming with carpeiiuia
brought there by these lies. That city and
. Kunt tit. Louis are fined wltn penniless
workmen who would be glad to get away
. if they could. Our St. Louis unions have
.had a hard struggle for years to hold the'.r
own and many members and their families
are now sufTerlnR severely from the terri
ble disaster that city has recently suf
. fered. For carpenters to ro there will only
'. tnnko matters worse, stay away from
. Bt. Louis' and East St. Louis.
: Accompanying each copy of The
Scranton Tribune on next Wednesday
" morning will be a beautiful OH Paint
, Injr of Hon. William McKinley, Repub
llcan candidate for President. Those
who do not talte The Tribune dally will
have to leave their orders early at the
business office In order , to secure this
' beautiful souvenir. . It is well worth an
effort to be the possessor of such a pic
ture of the foremost citizen before the
American people, besides scurlng a
copy of th best Republican dally paper
In the country.
, Substitutes for Ilornford's Acid Phos
' ' phnte Are Dnngcrons.
Because they cost less, many substi
tutes are offered, some of which are
dangerous, and none of which will pro
dune the same effect as the genuine. In
sist upon having "Horsford's" whether
buying a bottle of Acid Phosphate, or
"phosphate" in a glass of soda.
4 .1
Jarjr Said She Eaticcd Youf Quia for
oral Purposes.
Oil Charges Agaiaat Coastable Clark
of Attenptiag to Eitort Moey froa
Her RevivedHe Made aa t'aqaali
fird Deaial of TheaiAtea raise
Pretense Case Tried Before Jadge
airs. Maggie Conway was yesterday
convicted of having enticed Gwennie
Thomas and Mamie Finley into her
house for immoral purposes. She was
found nut guilty on the counts of the
Indictment which charged her with en
ticing them Into a bawdy house.
After court opened yesterday morn
ing the following witnesses were called
by ldstrict Attorney Jones to rebut the
evidence of the defense as to the char
acter of Mrs. Conway: V. 11. Derby,
Mrs. W. H. Duggan. J. T. Reese. Tim
othy Jones, Aderman W. S. Millar, Mrs.
Mary Shaw. 11 or don Shoemaker and
Miss Mary P. Klesel. They all test!
lied that the reputation of Mrs. Con
way for chastity and good behnvior In
the various communities in which she
lived was not good. That ended the
testimony in the case.
Kx-Judse W. H. Stanton made the
closing address for the defense and la
bored strenuously to prove that his
client was not guilty of the serious
charge made against her. He was fol
lowed by District Attorney Junvs,. Who
closed for the commonwealth. Mr,
Jones carefully went over the evidence
adduced and showed beyond the possi
bllity ota doubt that Mrs. Conway was
a destroyer of innocence and' virtue and
a flaneerous member of society. The
Jury retired live minutes before ad
journment at noon and at 8 o'clock re
turned Its verdict to Judga Edwards,
finding Mrs. Conway guilty on the
fourth and sixth counts of the Indict
ment. which charged Vr with Inveigl
ing Uwennle Thomas iyl Mamie Fin
ley Into hi r house for pu.Soses of pros
tltutlon. Mrs. Conway his in cuun
when the verdict was rendered, but did
not appear In the least dlstit'bed and
chewed her wnd of pepsin gun. ns con
tentedly ns she has as any time luring
the proceedings. Judge Kd nrds
thanked the jurors for their lntelllt'nt
consideration of the case and said t, i
verdict met with the approval of.'ne
court. Mis. Conway was then tak'W to
the county Jail In charge of Warden
Miss I.otta Smith was trtud before
Judge Kdwards on a charge of keeping
a bawdy house. Constable James A.
Clark, cf the Eighteenth ward, was
prosecutor. Harry Wilson, Annie Evans,
Mary Richards, Hattie Carey and Tyler
Connolly were called by the common
wealth, but their testimony did not
t rove that Mis s Smith kept an immoral
resort. The young women alleged that
they were employed by the defendant
us servants. They were Very chle.
Jaunty young women for servants.
Judge Edwards decided after the com
monwealth had rtsted that a case had
not been made out and directed a ver
dict of not guilty, but sent the jury out
to dispose of the costs. At the hour for
adjourning the jury had not reported a
Another case against Miss Smith was
then called. This was selling liquor
without a license. Tyler Connolly was
the only witness called who swore that
he had purchased Intoxicants at Miss
Smith's and a host of witnesses were
called who swore they were boarders at
Miss Smith's and had never seen any
Intoxicants of any kind handled or sold
In the house. Special Officer Henry
Ruins was called and Introduced a new
fopture Into the cise. He said that
Constable Clark, the prosecutor, told
the detendant that it would cost him
5100 to prosecute the case and for that
amount he was willing to settle with
her and not proceed with the prosecu
tion. At the Instance of Clark he went
to see Miss Smith and escorted her to
a Lackawanna avenue hotel where the
prosecutor nnd defendant had a confer
ence from which he was excluded. He
denied having told Clark that he would
get $:0 if he settled the case and also
denied having acted as Miss Smith's
agent to secure a settlement.
The defendant then went on the stand
and corroborated Hums as to the de
mand made on her by Clark for $l!iO to
settle the case. Constable Clark was
next sworn and he was plainly angry
at the statements made by the preced
ing witnesses. He declared that Burns
had several times urged him to settle
the case against Miss Smith and told
him If he did so there wns JSO In It for
him (Clark). He virtuously denied hav
ing ever asked for a cent to settle a case
and moreover said he would not settle
such rin action under any consideration.
The ense went to the Jury at 4 p. m. and
a verdict will be returned this morning.
' The greater part of the day was con
sumed before Judge Archbald by the
trial of Arthur C. Aten, of Newton Cen
ter., who was charged by Frank II.
Scutt with obtaining two horses worth
$210 by false pretenses. The criminal
act, as was alleged, consisted of a
declaration on the part of Aten that he
owned property and was over 21 years
of age. On the strength of this state
ment he was given the horses and Scutt
took his note.' It afterwards appeared
that Aten was not of age and had no
power to make a note and the judgment
obtained on them was set aside.
The defense was that Aten made no
statement concerning his age and was
not asked about it when he gave the
note. Scutt deceived him in selling the
horses, for a few days after the sale one
of the animals died and Scutt refused
to make an allowance to the defendant
therefor. A number of witnesses were
called to prove the good character of
Aten, among them Rev. J. O. Smith
and Dr. Cooper, of Newton. The case
went to the Jury at adjournment.
Come Today, Get a Pair,
'.The Great Original
All Sizes, All Colors, All In Stock.
Have Been Waiting Two Months '
for These Bicycle Shoes.
,i ; , u.
410 Spruce Street.
James White and Marvlne Van Nort
were tried for assaulting and battering
Thomas Marsden and the latter waa
also tried for committing a similar of
fense on Marvlne Van Nort. White
waa returned not guilty, but directed
to pay the costs, but In the case of Van
Nort a verdict of guilty waa returned.
In the case against Marsden the ver
dict was also guilty.
A verdict of not guilty was taken in
the case of the commonwealth against
L. Freedman, false pretenses. Schuyler
C. Gernon, prosecutor. Like verdicts
were taken in the case against Joseph
Petits, Michael Shuminskey, Joseph
Cesmulvick and Michael Dackness,
who were charged with felonious at
tempt by John E. Evans.
A verdict of not guilty was taken, but
the defendants were asked to pay the
costs in the case of the commonwealth
against Martin Miller and the cases of
the commonwealth against John Tier
ney, Edward Mott. M. J. Mulvey and
James Reynolds were stricken from the
Begun Yesterday Against the Penn
sylvania Coal Co
An action of trespass waa begun' in
court yesterday by Mrs. Catherine Mc
Greever, of Dunmore, against the Penn
sylvania Coal company. She is repre
sented by Attorneys George W. Beale
and Frank E. Boyle.
Mrs. McGreever's husband was killed
about night months ago in No. 5 shaft
of the defendant company in Dunmore,
and the plaintiff alleges that his death
was the result of negligence. A trip
of cars which was being run down an
incline got away from the man whose
duty It was to sprag the cars, and Mc
Greever was on his way .up the Incline.
It is alleged that there was not enough
of room between the track and the
"gob" for a person to stand and not be
struck by the cars. He was rolled be
neath th6 trip and was fatally Injured.
The suit is brought under an act of
the legislature passed in 1K89. requiring
mine owners to keep the "gob" far
enough away from the rails so that a
person can safely pass along beside a
car In motion. The amount of damages
asked In the present instance Is $15,000.
It is the first case under the new mine
law instituted in this county and the
outcome of It will be awaited with in
Wns Held by the MvKiuley Club of
Eight hundred brawny mine-workers
nnd business men of Olyphant cele
bra ted last evening the nomination of
William McKinley for president of the
t'nlted States. This was the first cam
palgn meeting held in the country so
far as known. The meeting was under
the auspices of the McKinley club of
that borough, and was attended by the
citizens of the town generally without
regard to old party lines.
Every mention of MeKinley's name
was greeted with loufl applause an l the
tariff principles of the platform were
cheered to the echo. Addresses were
made by Fred. W. Fleltz, esq., E. E.
Robathan nnd Hon. Charles P. O'Mal
ley. David W. lirown was the chair
man of the evening.
The McKinley club Is organized to
carry on the campaign work, has dis
trict workers In each election precinct
and before election time will have en
rolled on Its membership list the name
of every McKinley adherent In the bor
ough and will see to It that they vote.
The club will meet weekly until the
campaign ends.
Nineteenth Century Marvel to Be
Exhibited nt the Frothinghnm.
Week after week Koster & Blal's New
York theater Is packed to the door by
audiences which never seem to tire of
the wonders of Edison's great Inven
tion, the vltascope, and the manage
ment confidently expect to continue the
exhibition for years, as the possibilities
Of this marvel are Inexhaustible.
Nothing animate In nature but can
be depicted with lifelike realism. Seran
tonians will be offered this wonderful
attraction all of next week, together
with a high-class vaudeville show, such
as Is given nightly on the principal roof
gai dens of New York.
Both the attractions are novel, and
as popular prices prevail for the en
gagement the Frothlngham should be
taxed to its capacity at every perform
Pupils nnd Tcncliers Entered t'pon
Their Mummer Vacation.
This year no exhibits of the work of
the pupils of the Pennsylvania Oral
school were given, and no commence
ment exercises were held. Yesterday
was the last of the school term, and all
the pupils hud by noon left for their
homes to spend the summer. They will
have a vacation of three months, the
time for opening the school in the fall
being about September 10.
Mis Mary 15, C. Brown, prlclpal of the
school, feels gratified at the Improve
ment shown by the pupils the past year,
and t-ho Is able on Thursday of each
w:iek while the school is In session to re
ceive visitors and show them the work
of the pupils.
"IftTtt Climax"
Is- the name of a superior quality of
Brandy, placed on the market by the Speer
N. J. Wine Co. as a companion to their
Superior Old Port Grape Wine.
This Old Brandy is a pure distillation
from the grape and stands unrivalled. It
is considered by eminent medical men
far superior to most the French Bran
dies for medicinal purposes, and Is pre
ferred by them to other Brandies on ac
count of its known purity. Hold by Drug
gists. Team of Horses Killed.
A team of horses owned by Attorney
Richard H. Holgate was killed while at
La Plume crossing of the Delaware,
Lackawanna and Western a few days
ago. His seventeen-year-old son, who
was driving, had a miraculous escape
from death.
If the Bnby It Cutting Teeth.
Mrs. Wlnalow':: Soothing Syrup has
been used (or over Fifty Yeara by Mil.
:ona of Mothen for tlieir Children
while Teething-, with Perfect Success.
It Soothes the Child, Softens the Qums,
.'.Hays all Pain; Cures Wind Collo and
Is the best remedy for Diarrhoea. Sold
by Druggists In every part of the world.
Be sure and ask for "Mrs. Wlnslow'a
Soothing Syrup," and take no other
kind, Twenty-flve rents a bottle.
Freight Brake-man Killed.
Herbert AuBtln, of Hallstead, a
brakeman on the freight train In charge
of Conductor Thomas Walsh, was kill
ed in the yard at that place a few days
ago. He was knocked down by the
engine and run over. : ,
Ask Your Dculcr.
for McGarrah's Insect Powder,' 25 and
10-cent boes. Never sold in built.
Take no other.
I I Ml
Abases to Which ' It Is RejraUrty
Recipients ofOaWDoor Belief Spend
Their Orders for Things That Ara
Not Absolutely NecessitiesOther
Places Damn Their Paupers Into
Scranton at Every Opportunity.
Two Cases That Came to the Sur
face Yesterday.
The poor directors are not supposed
to furnish luxuries to those who are
charges on the district, but neverthe
less they sometimes do. This is never
done with the knowledge of the direc
tors, however, but by various subter
fuges practiced by the recipients of out
door relief the district is regularly call
ed upon to settle for articles which can
hardly be included in the category of
absolute necessities. It is well known
to the board that In some stores, on
which orders are given, especially in
large stores employing a great many
clerks, goods which a pauper can well
get on without are given out and
charged up on the bill as Hour or pota
toes or something of that kind. Occa
sionally this deception Is discovered and
then the benellclary is deprived of help
altogether as far as the district funds
are concerned.
Yesterday two most flagrant Instan
ces of this abuse were unearthed on the
West Side. One woman who is receiv
ing $5 a month from Director Paine,
spent her whole order last month on the
following items: Trimmed hat, vel
veteen and a dollar's worth of candy.
Another woman's order was, according
to the bill sent Into the board, spent for
fancy millinery goods and a pair of
shoes. The directors found no fault
with the Item of shoes, but they did
draw the line strongly on bon-bons,
pom-poms and velveteen. The cases
will be referred to Dr. Paine, who hap
pened to be absent yesterday, and at
the next meeting the board will ask
htm to explain.
Another abuse to which the board is
subjected Is the practice of other places,
particularly Luzerne county towns, of
sending paupers to Scranton, with In
structions as to what kind of a story
to tell to make the directors here be
lieve they are a charge on this district.
At yesterday's meeting a Polander
named Anthony Roehesky, who lost his
sight In a mine explosian at Wyoming,
was brought before the board by his
twelve-year-old son and after a few
minutes' questioning their ready-made
slory that they had lived here over a
t-ar was shown to be very thin. The
boy when asked why they had come to
Scranton, said that the men down In
Wyoming said that they did not give
help to anyone down there and thnt
they would have to. go to Scranton If
they wanted assistance.
It is supposed also that they were
told to say that they had lived in Scran
ton a full year, which is necessary to
make them a charge on this district,
Secretary Lynett will investigate the
case and It is expected that Roehesky
and his family will be sent back to Wy
1'ultlmore also laid Itself open to sus
picion in a somewhat similar case.
Mary McCracken and her three children
Will, on account of getting
into business so late, close
out all their Tan and Sum
mer Weight Shoes at quite a
sacrifice. .
Having closed out the remainder of one of the larsrest wholesaler's stock of Hoslerv. we offer- Satm-rlflv
and until the goods are
guarantee to sell
Our stock includes
parison and the most minute examination. Customers not satisfed with
money returned any time
became charges on their poor board
and rather than take care of them It
paid their fare to Scranton. where the
woman said she had relatives who
would probably assist her. She has
relatives, but they are In Old Forge,
and when she went to them discovered
that they were In no position to help
her. Then, like everybody else who be
comes stranded within say fifty miles
of Scranton, she came before the poor
board of this, city for assistance. Her
case was left to Director Terppe and
the chances are that Mrs. McCracken
will be sent back to Baltimore, as it Is
Illegal to send a pauper into anotner
Smlthfleld township, Monroe county.
has also evidently heard of Scranton.
One of its directors appeared before the
board yesterday and asked permission
to have an Insane woman of that dis
trict, Mrs. Margaret Custard, taken
care of at the Hillside Home.
He said all the state institutions were
overcrowded and as Monroe county has
no poor house, or insane asylum, they
had to plead with their neighbor Lacka
wanna to assist them. They did not
mistake the Scranton board. The wo
man will be cared for at the Hillside
Home, the township whence she comes
paying a small pittance for her care.
Inspector James Harding Did Not
Recover from His Injuries.
An exclusive account of the injuries
of James Harding, the electric light in
spector, who fell from the pole at the
corner of Ninth street and West Lacka
wanna avenue, appeared In The Tribune
yesterday. He died at the hospital three
hours after his fall, without recovering
The deceased was a married man and
Is survived by his wife and. six children.
The remains were removed from the
hospital yesterday to his late home, 601
Meridian street.
Served Nearly Three Years for At
tempting to Assault a Wninnii.
Martin FlahertV was dlsuhnriri fivun
the Eastern nenltpnttoirv
ter serving two years and eight months
iur an attempt to criminally assault.
He is a married man and lived in Tavlor
before his conviction.
He was called for trial in this court
Dress Sets.
We had a 'caller last
week. A manufacturer's
agent. With such along
lace. Made too many dress
sets. Wanted our money
for some. Made us such
a low price we couldn't
resist. They came yes
terday. To-day we place
them on sale.
Durable Set!
with 4 buttons The 15
-and 25c
The 35 and
Y 50c kinds
The Heaviest Sterling
Silver Sets ever sold for
the price.
Might ask a dollar for
them and not seem high.
When in our store go up
stairs and see the "Gift
Room." It may help
you select that wedding
303 Lacka. Ave.
sold our entire purchase
Ladies 25 Cent Hose for . . . , : 17 cents.
35 21
50 35 .
Gents' 20 . . . m . 13
25 .... . 17
35 . . ... . 21 "
Children's 20 . 13 "
30 " " 17
heavy and light, Black and
within ten days.
415, 417 Lackawanna
on October Is. 1893. before Judge John
Lynch, of Wllkea-Barre. and wan con-
vtted The sentence Imposed was a fine
oT (500 and three years in the Eastern
Penitentiary. An abatement of four
months was allowed for good behavior.
Ptllsburys ftevr mCM have a oanae
Ity of barrels a day.
Gifts. . .
Just opened a lot of im
port samples. Honors
are even between choice
pieces of fancy shaped,
thin, Decorated China,
and cute elegancies
in choice Bric?a-Brao
for gifts, the vide
rauge in, selection, the
variety in price, afford
an abundance in choice
found in no other class of '
goods, preventing dupli
cation and enabling you
to rcgulato the cost at
China Hall,
134 Wyoming Ave.
Walk in and look around.
This Is a store for Particular People. We are
particular people ourselves, and keep par
ticular goods. Our prices are not high. They
might easily be so considering the quality.
We keep a full stock of Men's Furnishings
of every description. If you can't find satis,
faction here, it's safe to say you won't find
t anywhere.
305 Wyoming Ave.
Ladles' "KNOX"HATS, . Stetson Agency
Jewelers and Silversmiths,
130 Wyoming Ave.
Jewelers and Silversmiths,
mm fi ou
at from one-half to two-thirds their retail value. We
Tan, Plain Dropped Stitch
Avenue, Scranton,
mm bois onii cunflrei
Ao elegant assortment at prices thai
are very low considering the quality,
make-op, etc., Is being shown at oar
tore. If yon are thinking of bnyliy
a Spring Suit cal I In and look nt tot
stock it will do you good, and na,
too, of coarse. We are almost oar
yon will bay cannot resist
Is replete with everything that ia new
and stylish; all the latest styles aal
colors. Call in and be convince!
We Have
On Hand
Abo tat Largest. '
Porcelain, Onyi. Bte
Silver Novsltlw In laf larto VarUtjb
Latsat Importations.
Jewelry, Watches, Diamonds.
fl. E. ROGERS,
Jeweler and ... .
Wetchmeker. 215 LaCaaWlllua if 8.
No matter what tbclr size, their
shape, their looks or color of their
eyes. Our clothing is fit Your suits
fit and our prices are so reasonable as
to fit jour sense of what is proper and
fair. We invite your patronage. It
given an opportunity we will deserve It
Why let your-home end batlneee be deetroy
ed tbroaab strong drink or morphia, whta
!ou can be cured In (oar week at the Kaelay
nstltute. 728 Madlnon arnnus. Hcraaton, Pa.
haCura Will Bear lavutlgatlon.
and Ribbed. We court com
purchase can have their