The Scranton tribune. (Scranton, Pa.) 1891-1910, September 18, 1896, Page 5, Image 5

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Horrman & Moore
120 Wyoming Ave.
'TTa found i new sua," said a native or
'It's brilliant and glowing as thousands
of stars."
M toe wise old astronomer answered,
"Not so.
lis naught but a One incandescent glow,
'lis tbs same old earib nude wondrously
By using The Suburban Electric Light."
Did It Ever Strike You This Way ?
Drop In, WE will WIN the doubtful by our
Special Hotice
ABOUT Sept. 20th our
new store will be
completed, which will be
the largest Carpet, Wall
Paper, Drapery and Cur- .
tain Store in the State,
and we will show the
largest stock of new
goods in each department
ever shown in Scrautou.
(at ptts, Drspdes and Wall Pap?r.
The grand jury will make Its second re
turn this mornlne.
William J. Robli, proprietor of the Crys
tal Palace, Is danRcrouxly 111.
On Monday next tho Lackawanna Pres
bytery will convene In tho Kirst Presby
terian church at Towamla, In semi-annual
Michael Slltzan, alias Max Stoln, charued
with false pretences, was released on i'M
ball ycttenlay. John Wilczek quulllled as
The investigation of thr coroner's jury
In the case of William Huike, who was
roasted ly mis In the Dickson shaft, will
be made this morning.
At the Central Republican club's room
tonlRht a Yonnir .Men's Republican ilnli
will be formed and all the younK men of
the city are cordially invited to attend.
The Hist meeting of the McKinley and
llobsrt club, composed of workmen em
ployed in the car shops, will be held at
noon S.'rturdny and will be addressed by
Major Kverett Warren.
MarrlaKe licenses were granted yester
day by Clerk of the Courts John H. Thom
as to Paul Jones nnd Annie Kllza Judson,
or Old Koine, Frank I.. Luft and Minnie
Schumacher, of the South Hide.
.Mrs. Ann Hosnn, widow of the late John
Ttoiiun, died at her residence, Fourth
street. Ku".eral Saturday morning at U.30
o'clock at St. Peter's cathedral; Interment
in Hyde Park Catholic cemetery.
County Surveyor K. A. n.irtl, I. A. Phil
bin ami C. Reynolds llcdfoi'd, were ap
pointed yesterday by the court as viewers
In the matter of vacating a road in tho
First ward of Archbald borough.
JuriKe Archbald naturalized nbout thirty
foreinncrs yesterday. Twenty-four were
from Forest City. Naturalization court
wns held In the arbitration room. Oct. 3
will be the last day for taking out citizen
An execution amounting to wns
filed in court yesterday auutnst C. M. Flo
rey, James H. Holt and Stephen Jones, of
Florey & Holt. 8. W. Little Is the holder
of the Judgment. Tho sheriff has not
served the writ yet.
The shoe store of Mary E. Reynolds. 109
Wyoming- avenue, was closed yesterday
afternoon by Deputy Sheriff Frank Ryan
on un execution amounting to JJ.uiM entered
up by K. I.. Weeks. The sale will tako
I' lace on Friday, Sept. 23, at 2 p. m.
The Chautauqua circle of the Younsr
Women's Christian association will hold
th first meeting tonight nt 7.45 at tho
rooms. The courso of reading will be of
special interest this year, as the French
nnd Creek studies will be pursued. A gen
era) invitation Is given to women and girls
to Join this class.
Attorney Cleneral McCormlck, at Harris
burg, is engaged In combining in the shape
of one report of the views of Mine Inspec
tors Stoln, Roderick and Brcnnan, who
epnducted the investigation Into tho Twin
shaft horror. After the attorney general
has completed his work It will bo re
viewed by tho Inspectors.
Chief Illckcy and Mayor r.nlley yester
day witnessed an exhibition spurt by the
Niagara Hoso company's new team on
Wyoming avenue yesterday. Tho new
team Is a pair of well-matched western
bays, weighing about 2,f.00 pounds and pos
scssinir good speed and endurance. They
were purchased from Frank Cobb.
Hon, Ben Tillman, tho pitchfork sena
tor from South Carolina, wns in this city
yesterday for a few minutes while en route
from Klmlrn, where ho spoke Wednesday,
to Plttston, where he delivered nn ad
dress last night. A number of well-known
Democrats shook Mr. Tillman's hand at
the Pelawro, Lackawanna nnd West
ern stntlon, while he was waiting for tho
Plttston trnln.
Mrs. Florence Lilly, administratrix of
the estate of her husband, John Lilly, by
her attorneys, Taylor & Lewis, began a re
plevin suit yesterday against Patrick Gol.
den, ex-conncllman of the Sixth wan!.
Messrs, Golden and Lilly were In partner
ship In the scavenger business, and nfter
they dissolved Mr. Oolden took from the
barn on West Lackawanna avenue n gray
horse valued at $iVl and a harness worth
J25, which she claims ho had no right to.
Dr. II. F. Reynold", lriitit,
Williams Bldg., opp. postoffloe.
ftaurrendcred n Second Time by Hit
W. H. Grieves is having hard luck
with his bondsmen. First, after he
was Jailed for shooting Dr. J. It. New
ton, Michael Gibbons, nf Mlnooka, went
his ball when the doctor's condition
was such as to denote that he wan out
of danger. Grieves was not long out
Jsvhen Mr. Gibbons decided to surrender
After spending a term in jail, James
Btello went his security, and now yes
terday Mr. Btelle obtained a ball pleco
and hadOrleve. committed to the coun
ty Jail.
Bead Williams' Business College ad
They Fought to the War In the One
Hundred and Thirtysecond, P. V.
Members of the Itcgiment Took a
Prominent Part in the Battle of An
ticlam and They Want n Memorial
Tablet on That Historic Field.
O (liters Electcdllanquct at the
About the streets of the city might
be seen yesterday middle aged and
venerable men wearing a light blue silk
badge; it might have ' n noticed, too,
that most of them displayed on their
coat lapels the little bronze button Indi
cating membership In the Grand Army
of the Republic. The badges signified
that the owners were survivors of tne
One Hundred and Thirty-second Penn
sylvania volunteers. They held their
annual reunion here yesterday, the pro
gramme including a reception through
out the morning In the Lieutenant zra
S. Griffin post rooms, a business meet
ing in the same place In the afternoon
followed by a trolley ride and a hanuuet
at the Wyoming house last night.
Tho survivors .present were from
nearly every county in this section o
the state. They began arriving at 8
o'clock, many of them being accompa
nied by their wives, and when the roll
was completed over eighty names had
been recorded as follows:
J. L. Fields, Danville; Joseph II. Hale,
Danville: Thomas Jones, Danville; N. Fer
ree Light ncr, -Philadelphia; Samuel Lun
ger, Danville; L. X. .Miller, Danville; An
gus Wright, Danville; F. C. Wlnteimute,
Maiich Chunk: John Hates, Catuwlssa;
Rev. II. It. Fortner, Uracil Haven; C. F.
Harder, Catawlssa; L. T. Rider. Hlooms
burg; A. II. Sharpless, Catawlssa; Dr. I.
W. Willlts, Hluomsburg: V. H. (Ulniot,
llloomshurg; O. H. Hendcrsliott, Hloonis
buig; Samuel It. Johnson. Xescopeck;
Isaao Roadarmel, Hloomsburg; C. 1.
Sloan, Illoomsburg; George R. -Gabriel,
Wilkcs-llurre: John C. Higglns. Clark's
Green; J. 11. Ilavenstrite, Dalevllle; L. D.
Kemmerer, Faetoiyvllle; Andrew Lande
slckel, Hansom; John It. Powell, Clifton;
Joseph Pellam, Waverly; George M. Sny
der, Avoen; W. D. Snyder, Gracedale;
Peter Selgle, Dunmnre; George X. Colvln,
On.'onta, X. Y. ; Beth A. Cnbli, Fnctory
vllle; T. J. Chase, Wllkes-Harre; W. 8.
Fnrnharrf, Mill Cltv; D. D. Gardner, Fnc
toryvllle; S. 'P. Ingham. Nicholson; O. K.
Reynolds, West Nicholson; W. II. Reyn
olds, Factoryvllle: J. W. Reynolds, Fac
toryville; 1'tler Turner, Factoryvllle; J.
W. Stark, West Nicholson; Harmon Stark,
West Xlcholfon: M. V. Kennedy, Dalton;
George W. Conklln, I'tlca, N. Y. ; H. V.
Finn, Dunmore; Renjainln Gardner,
Honesdalc; Lyman S. Milrov. Danville;
Louis G. Reed, Taylor; William H.
Smith. Mauch Chunk; Orlando Tavlor,
Nicholson: George A. Wllcott. Halisfead,
and these from Scranton: Colonel F. L.
Hitchcock. M. D. Humes. John It. Foln,
Thomas llarrowman, Wlllium Krtinlx
I '.rooks A. Hhss. Downing Parrv, John
Fern; John S. Short; James Archbald,
George Smithing, Thomas H. Allen, Rich
ard Stlllwell. W. It. Haslett, Charles li.
Scott. Isaac Parmlter. George II. Taylor.
Charles Hn mill, John Wcstpfahl, John W.
Jones, George C. Wilson, o. 11. Wright,
Conrad Young, K. c. James C.
liegraw. Stephen Moonev. Charles Pont
ius, James I. Randolph, W. H. Seeley.
At 2 o'clock the business meeting In
tho post rooms was opened by First
Vice-President C. P. Sloan, of Hlooms
burg, owing to the absence of Presi
dent James FoBter, who Is ill at his
home in Danville.
Officers were elected as follows:
Thomas Rarrowman, of Scranton,
president; II. T. John, of Mt. Carmel,
Hist vice-president; T. J. Chase, of
WHUes-Iiarre, second vice-president;
D. J. Newman, of Scranton, secretary;
and F. C. Wintermute, of Scranton,
treasurer. The last two olllcfcrs were
The following committee was ap
pointed to draft resolutions of condol
ence on the death of Colonel V. M. II
cox, of New York city, commander of
the association, and present them to
the deceased's family: Clark Harder,
of Cntawissa; Colonel F. L. Hitchcock
and D. J. Newman, of this city.
A committee was appointed to con
sider the feasibility of petitioning the
legislature for the erection of a One
Hundred and Thirty-second regiment
memorial tablet on the Antletam bat
tlefield. In this battle the regiment
bore an Important part. It was of the
Second corps. The committee Is John
Fern, of this city; N. F. Llghtner, of
Philadelphia, and Colonel Hitchcock,
of this city.
It wns advocated that a regimental
tablet be pluced in Memorial Chapel at
Sharpesburg, but no decisive notion
was taken, though the matter was ijuite
fully discussed.
A feature that pleased tho gather
ing was Colonel Hitchcock's presenta
tion of an Antletam souvenir to each
one present. The souvenirs were even
ly cut chips from the well preserved
roots of a stump that was on the bat
tlefield. AVIlkes-Harre was selected for
the next place of meeting.
This wns tho seventh reunion. When
the regiment left for the war it was
commanded by Colonel It. A. Oakford,
of this city. The other officers were
Lieutenant Colonel V. M. Wilcox, New
York city; Adjutant P. L. Hitchcock,
Scranton; Quartermaster C. V. Neal,
Bloomsburg; Chaplain A. H. Schoon
maker, Franklin Grove; Sergeant Ma
jor F. J. Dcemer, Wilkes-Harrc, and
Surgeon J. W. Anawalt, whose later
whereabouts are unknown. Originally
the members were mostly from Lu
zerne, Carbon, Bradford, Wyoming,
Mohtour and Columbia counties.
Instead of the customary meeting
with long speeches and the like, which
obtain at veterans' reunions, a banquet
was substituted as the means of afford
ing the evening's enjoyment. The af
fair was held at the Wyoming. With
the wonted gallantry of a Boldier the
veterans brought their ladles along and
the banquet was all the more enjoyable
for that. Thomas llarrowman was
president and Colonel F. L. Hitchcock
chairman. Among those who were
called upon for speeches, reminiscences
and the like were Colonel M. L. Jones,
of tho Ono Hundred and Forty-third
Pennsylvania volunteers; Moses Morey,
of Griffin post; F. J. Amsdcn, Oiip Hun
dred and Thirty-sixth Pennsylvania
volunteers; John T. Howe, Ninety
third Pennsylvania volunteers; Dr. H.
If. ltlshop. A. Conrad, N. F. Llghtner,
F. C. Wintermute, George Conklln,
John Fern, Thdrnas Allen, Rev. H. H.
Fot tner, C. F. Harder, A. H. Shurpless.
D. J. Newman, Edward C. Youmans
and George N.Colvln.
Those who attended were:
Alderman and Mrs. O. H. Wright, Mrs.
L. Purdy, James C. DeGrant, Dr. Martha
M. DeGraw, Mr. and Mrs. W. H Reyn
olds. ThomaB Jones, N. Ferree LlghTner,
.Mr. and .Mrs. L. D. Kemmerer, Miss Katie
Lsndslodel, Andrew Landsiedel, Dr. H. II.
Thrcop, Colonel Meredith L. Jones, Rev.
H. H. Fortner, Thomas Harrowman, Col
onel and Mrs. F. R. Hitchcock, Clark F.
Hnrded, Daniel J. Newman, George C.
Wilson, Moses Morey, Mr. and Mrs.
Charles B. Scott, I'ncle John Annemnn,
C. H. Hendershot, Mr. nnd Mrs. Peter Sel
gle, A. H. Shnrpless. F. W. Willlts, Mr.
and Mrs. W. D. Snyder, 8. R. Johnson,
Mr, and Mrs. Conrad Young Mr. and Mrs.
Charles Young:. Mr. and Mrs. Angus
Wright, Mr. and Mrs. John H. Foln. Mr.
und Mrs. Samuel Sunger, Mr. id Mrs.
Henjumln Uanlmr, Mr. nnd Mrs. T. W.
Jones. Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Farnham. Mr.
and Mrs. John Fern, J. W. K-ynol'N.
George N. L'olvln, Lloyd T. Kider, Mr.
and Mrs. J. S. Sehot, Mr. and Mrs. J. K.
Thomas, Lev! M. Miller, Lyman S. Mil
rov, Isaac Roadarmel, Mr. and Mrs. W. H.
Gllmore, Miss Henrietta Pontius, John
Westpfuh), Mis Anna Pontius, Charles
Hamm. Miss Edith Rloek, John L. Field,
O. W. Conklin. K. C. Wintermute, Mr. and
Mrs. T. II. Allen. Mr. und Mrs. Fred J.
Amsden, Alderman and Mrs. John T.
Howe. Mr. and Mrs. J. I. Randolph. Mr.
and Mrs. W. il. Huzlett.
At the conclusion of the banquet a
motion was passed thanking the local
members of the regiment for the very
elegant manner In which they enter
tained the visitors.
New Jersey ill ivc nn t'oprcce
deuted Republican Majority.
Colonel James Falrman, of Scranton,
Pa., who has been campaigning In New
Jersey, visited national Republican
headquarters In New York yesterday,
says a New York dispatch.
"I expect," said Colonel Falrman, "to
see New Jersey give an unprecedented
Republican majority, though It win not
all be constituted of Republican votes.
New Jersey lias a great many Dem
ocrats who feel that they were be
trayed at Chicago and propose to resent
It at the polls."
Arranging the Details (or the Big Chris
tian Endeavor State Convention.
Address to the Citizens.
'.Lart night two Important meetings of
Christian Endeavor committees were
held and transacted business relntlve
to the approaching state convention to
be held here Oct. 6, 7 and 8. The com
mittee of '6, the main executive body,
met In the Young1 Men's Christian as
sociation building, and the reception
committee, which has over 200 mem
bers, met in the lecture room of the
First Presbyterian church.
Other cities have been lavish In their
decorations during the convention
periods, nnd, that Scranton may be
equally emphatic In Its welcome of
bunting, the Committee of '90 decided
to Issue a public request for generous
decorating. The following open letter
on the matter was approved:
Scranton, Pa., Sept. 17, 18M.
To the Ruslness Men und Citizens of
The tenth annual state convention of the
Young People's Society of Christian En
deavor will be held In Scranton on Tues
day. Wednesday und Thursday, Oct. ti, 7
ami 8. It will brin to the city at least
4.0UO visitors. While it will be primarily
a religious gathering, still the effect of
such u lurse number of delegates In (ho
city will be felt in business circles. Scrun
ton's welcome should be commensurate
with the magnitude of the convention.
The committee of "W, the executive com
mittee of arrangements, therefore requests
that business men fittingly decorate their
stores, nnd citizens their homes, to give
expression to a cordial welcome to all del
egates. The convention colors are to bo
red and white, anil there is ulso a special
ly designed flag. Hoping that there will
be tt generous response to this request for
decorating the city, we are, for the com
mittee of ',
Charles E. Daniels,
Chairman, Committee of "X;
D. A. Stone,
Chairman, Decorating Committee.
It was decided to hold the final re
convention rally In the Penn AVenue
Iiaptist church on Thursday night, Oct.
1. The arranging of a programme was
relegated to Rev. V F. Gibbons, Rev.
W. II. Stubbleblne and C. E. Daniels.
Places for holding- committee confer
ences on Wednesday of the convention
were designated ns follows: Social,
First Presbyterian church; lookout,
Second Presbyterian church; prayer
meeting, Penn Avenue Iiaptist church;
temperance and citizenshp, Grace Re
formed Episcopal church.
Miss Delia P. Kvans and E. S. Will
iams, chairmen of the mammoth recep
tion committee, presided over the ses
sion of that body. The committee Is
one of tho most Important attached to
the convention machinery and Is com
posed of ten members from each of tho
twenty-three societies In the city. Each
of these bands of ten Is headed by a
lieutenant and the whole Is divided Into
four groups representing the central
city. West Side, North End and Green
Ridge. There are four captains, one
for each group. Thus the work of so
large a body is carried along without
confusion through Its two chairmen,
four captains, twenty-three lieutenants
ami over 200 members.
The reception committee will meet all
In-comlng delegations and escort them
to designated headquarters In certain
churches according to an already es
tablished schedule by counties.
Artiir Frulliingliaiii Causes the Arrest
of a Constable nnd His Landlords.
During the absence from the city of
Arthur Frothinghnm last week Colonel
Meridith L. and W. Gibson Jones, his
landlords, proceeded to have him sold
out for a rent bill amounting to $500.
Deputy Constable E. C. Yeomans, of
Alderman Howe's court, distrained his
household effects and proceeded early
Thursday morning to inake the sale.
According to Mr. Frothingham's
(statement, tho constable and the land
lords went to his house before his fami
ly had arisen, entered by unlocking the
front dour and in ruinninglng nbout the
house and frightened his wife Into hys
terics. Ho also contends that the sale
wns advertised for Friday and that
their writ was defective.
For all this he hnd the constable and
landlords arraigned before Alderman
Miliar yesterday afternoon. The hear
ing was set for 2 o'clock this afternoon.
Firemen's I nion lipid a Sliinly At
tended .Meeting Last Night.
The Firemen's union, organized for
the purpose of booming this city for
the next convention of tho State Fire
mens' association, met last night In the
city clerk's office. The attendance was
Chief Durschell, of the Dunmore de
partment, presided. The resignation of
President C. S. Soamnns wns received
and accepted, but nn reconsideration a
committee of Captain James
Molr, P. Yoos and F W. Zlzcltnann
was appointed to see Mr. Seamans and
request him to wlthdrnw his resigna
tion. The committee having charge of tho
ball to be held at Music hall on Sept. 3,
the date of the annual parade, was In
structed to go ahead with the arrange
ments now under way.
Tailor made fall suits and overcoats,
latest styles, John Ross, 307 Spruce
street. .
Ktcnm llcntlng nnd Plumbing.
P. P. & M. T. Howley, 231 Wyoming ave.
Dr. McDowell, dentist, 240 Adams
His Opinio Qlves an Inkling of the
Turnpike Company's Stand.
Willing; to Have a a Amicable Action
at Court, bat Repairs to the Road
IMust Go oa Undisturbed in the
Menntinic-F.xccrpt from the Opin
ion I'ndrr Which the Company Is
flaking Its Fisht.
When the attorneys for city and the
Providence and Ablngton Turnpike
company met In Alderman Millar's of
fice yesterday morning' to war over the
arrest of President H. E. Paine and
his gang of workmen on the previous
day, tt was mutually agreed that the
prosecution should be indefinitely post
poned and that the differences between
the city nnd tho company should be
submitted to court in the form of a
case stated.
S. 13. Price, the city's attorney, also
agreed to advise Mr. Kinsley not to
further Interfere with the company's
workmen, feeling satisfied that the city
will win In the long- run, and the com
pany will not be able to collect the
cost of the repairs from the city.
Mr. Watson, attorney for the com
pany, said he could not do otherwise
than direct his clients to continue the
work of repair. In an opinion on this
point submitted to the directors on
Sept. 8, he said, after reciting the law
on the case which holds the company
privately responsible for the condition
of the road:
What shall this company do? As I hnve
shown the ollleers or tne company are lia
ble to bo arrested and Indicted. The only
stranne thine to mo is that we are not all
of us arrested and under Indictment. Per
haps It Is because the traveling public do
not know the law. That wo are liable to
Indictment nnd have been for weeks and.
Indeed, for months Is beyond question, and
If 1 were not & member of the company
and was compelled to travel over this
turnpike nnd pay tolls 1 would have the
ollleers of the company Indicted at the
next court of Quarter session and I would
proceed against the company nnd recover
every pennlty provided by statute and thua
compel this company to provide a suita
ble roadbed, u good road, one that would
accommodate the traveling public and
comply with the Act of Assembly.
Of course, It Is tho duty of the city to
put the roud In such repuir, but the Pity,
as I have said, refuses or neglects to do t
nnd It is therefore the bounden duty of
this company to proceed at once to repair
that portion of Its rond.
The fact thnt certain officials of the
city threatened to arrest or enjoin the of
ficers of this company If they go upon
that portion of Its rond to repair the samo
Is of no earthly account. It does not re
lease this company of Its duty In any re
spect whatsoever nor does the fact that
the street commissioner has gone upon
that part of the road and shovelled the
rubbish out of the ditches und has levelled
down the ridge that the city made In the
road while constructing a Bfwer therein
make any difference In this regard. Nor is
the company released, of Its obligation if
there nre some places In the road above
tho bridge, not In proper condition.
The city has done nothing, absolutely
nothing, toward repairing this road. It
has not fulfilled Its agreement to keep this
road In repair any more than If It had
never done anything upon it.
It is, tlaVefore, my direction, so far os
I am authorized by tho company, to di
rect that the president of this company
proceed without further delay to repair
that part of the turnpike from Leggett's
creek bridge to Mulley's Corners, and thnt
such repairs commence nt Leggett's creek
bridge nnd be continued down the line of
the road. That coarse stones, so far ns Is
necessary, be broken Into the shallow
places or hollows until the road shall be
of the level provided by the Act of Assem
bly and that crushed stones then be
placed upon the surface of tlm road until
It shall be macadamized and In good con
dition ns provided by law and by resolu
tion of this company.
That the president of the company or
some person authorized by him keep an
exact and correct account of the time of
the employes working upon the road and
of nil the expense incurred In repairing the
samo and that a sworn statement of the
money so expended be rrade.j 1 to the
city clerk each month and payment of
the same be demanded of the city, and
that If the city refuses or neglects to pay
the same that suit be instituted and the
moneys so expended recovered from the
1 will only add that. In my judgment. If
the present board of managers of the
Providence and Ablngton Turnpike and
Plank Roud company tins not the courage
to do Its duty In this regard ami carry out
the plan herein suggested the board had
better resign nt once and permit the stock
holders of the company to elect a board
that will do Its duty under the law nnd tho
decisions of the courts. All of which is
respectfully submitted.
Mr. Watson also directed a letter to
Mr. Paine defining his duties In the
premises and telling him he should not
be swerved from his duty by the inter
ference of any of the city officials.
Mr. Paine and his workmen recom
menced operations yesterday afternoon.
Instead of simply grading: and levelling1
the road they are building a solid and
substantial macadam roadbed and In
case the city should come out second
best in the litigation now on, it will
have a bill of repairs of very robust di
mensions to meet.
Ceremony Performed in the Chase
Residence on t'lny Avenue.
The wedding of two of the city's
prominent personnges, Mrs. Josephine
C. Koons and John T. Richards, took
place last night at the home of th-
former's brother, E. E. Chase, on Clay
avenue. It was a very quiet affair. No form
al announcement of the event had been
made, and It wns attended by only
the Immediate relatives. Mr. Richards
and his wife left Scranton early this
morning and will Ball for Europe to
morrow. Rev. Dr. James McLeod, of the First
Presbyterian church, was the officiat
ing clergyman. There was no formal
ity of any kind. The bride wns attired
In a stylish, brown colored traveling
suit, nnd the groom was In conven
tional business dress. Following the
ceremony, which ' took place at 9
o'clock a collation was served.
Mr. and Mrs, Richards left here for
New York city at 1.40 o'clock this morn
ing via the Lackawanna road. They
will sail in the Umbrla tomorrow
morning, and will be in Europe for
about two months.
The brido Is a member of the city's
most prominent social element. Her
splendid executive qualities have
caused her to be identified with the
management of many semi-public af
fairs In the First Presbyterian church,
of which she is a member, and in other
interests. Few women, her acquaint
ances say, could be possessed ' of a
cheerier manner or affability and tact
than she. These qualities have won
for her a large and loyal circle of
Mr. Richards Is reputed to be the
wealthiest of Scranton's younger and
self-made business men. He Is an un
defatlgable worker, and to this energy
and his aptitude for handling exten
sive schemes of finance and business
may be attributed his unusual success.
He Is an ex-cashler of the Merchants'
and Mechanics' bank, one of the exaeu-
tors of the large Handley estate, and
has extensive real estate and coal In
terests. Ho goes to Europe with the
other executors of the estate to Investi
gate the claims of certain alleged heirs
to the Handley millions who reside In
Democrats of the First District Will
Name a Candidate.
At a meeting- of the Democratic
standing committee of the First Legis
lative district, held In the St. Charles
hotel last night it was decided to hold
a convention in O'Donnell's hall. Prov
idence, next Tuesday afternoon at 2.30
o'clock to nominate a candidate to op
pose John R. Farr. The primaries will
be held Saturday between the hours of
4 and 7 p. ill.
The following wards were represent
ed at last night's meeting: First ward,
T. F. Durkln; second ward, Thomas
Golden; Third ward, Benjamin Cuslck;
Fourth ward, Benson Davles; Sixth
ward, John P. Mahon; Fourteenth
ward, James McCormlck; Eighteenth
ward, Patrick Langon; Twenty-llrst
ward, Michael Gray.
These named vigilance committees
for the different districts who will con
duct the primaries. The call for last
night's meeting was Issued by Benson
Davles, the candidate two years ago,
and F. M. Vandllng, the chairman of
the convention. After waiting until 9
o'clock for Mr. Vandllng the commit
tee then proceeded to business with
out him, and elected John P. Mahon
chairman and Patrick Langan, secre
tary. The names of several new candidates
were mentioned yesterday. They are:
P. O'Connor, the North End newsdeal
er; Jacob Smith, a North End grocer,
and William Luce, a young West Side
business man.
Branches Thnt Will Be Taught at
John Raymond Institute.
Classes in twenty-six different
branches will open at the John Ray
mond institute on Monday evening, Oct
5, as follows: Arithmetic, grammar,
reading, spelling, American history,
penmanship, business correspondence,
commercial law, bookkeeping, stenog
raphy, typewriting, music, algebra,
geometry, trigonometry, physics, archi
tectural, mechanical and free hand
drawing, plumbing, sign painting,
steam and gas pipe tittlng, woodwork
ing, mining.
Membership and tuition fees from $8
to $12, acording to studies. Call for
prospectus at Young Men's Christian
association office.
Has Become Heir to Mr. nnd Mrs.
Joseph Obcr, of Penn Avenue.
Judge Edwards granted a decree yes
terday permitting Mr. and Mrs. Jo
seph Ober, of Penn avenue, to adopt
Julia Fries Bailey, wife of Mayor
James G. Bailey, as their heir with all
the rights the same as if she was their
child. The petition was presented to
court by Attorneys Beers and Grambs.
Mrs. Bailey was born in Williamsport
and 1s the daughter of Adam and
Elizabeth Fries. She came to live with
Mr. and Mrs. Ober on May 18, 1864,
when she was 3 years old, and lived
with them, being all the time known
as Julia Ober, until her marriage to
Mayor Bailey on May 2, 1895.
Father Aunt W ill Kntcr I pon His
Duties There Next Sunday.
Rev. Richard A. Aust has been ap
pointed to the pastorate of the Polish
church at Hazieton made vacant by
1 I
Caps, Walking Hats
and Sailors.
In your visit this week a liberal sprin
kling of new Fall Headwear will be ob
served. In this respect our store may be
likened to a huge rose.
Another week will see It blossomed Into
full bloom, filling every corner with Head
wear loveliness.
13a Wyoming Avenue.
(Musical Director of the First Preiby
tcrian Church.)
Teacher of Piano, Organ and
Harmony; Also the Art of Accom
panying Taught. Studio at Resi
dence of the LATE HERR KOPFF,
30'2 Adams Avenue, Scrnnton.
I SETS Of ra, tt.
Including the painless extracting of
teeth by an entirely new procu.
S. C. SNYDER, D. D. S.,
W Same St.. Opp. Hotel Jermyn.
We are in the carpet busi-
ness. We have a fine stock
of carpets in varying degrees
of quality. The degrees start
with Good, and then go on
up. We would like to sell
you a carpet. Look about
and see if you haven't room
for one. Change the parlor
carpet to some other room
and put soma fresh bright-
ness in the parlor. The best room in the house ought al
ways to be "best."
the appointment of Father Domblnskl
to the South Side. In other words they
have exchanged places. Father Aust
will assume charge there next Sunday
and his successor will do likewise here.
Father Aust returned yesterday
morning from New York city, where
he went Monday with Father Dom
blnskl and Father Gramlewlcs, of Nan
tlcoke. to attend a meeting of the Im
migration commissioners. On the train
which Father Aust came home on, a
young man attempted to get off at
Bethlehem before the stop was made
and he was dragged under the wheels
and his legs were cut off above the
He was a Catholic and Father Aust
gave him the last rites of the church.
The injured man died before the train
resumed its course.
Board of Pardons to Meet.
Harrlsburg, Pa., Sept. 17. A regular
meeting of the board of pardons will be
held next Wednesday. There are twenty
one cases on the list.
Th King of Pills U Beecham's.-
Host Be Sold Before Nov. 3.
Regardless of Cost.
They Stand 16 to 1
423 Lackawanna Avanm
The finest quality of Hams
sold in the city. We will
match them against any Ham
sold by other stores for 14c.
per pound. They are of a
delicious flavor and are sold
by Clarke Bros, at the
9 C Per Ib
fiusic Store.
(The Standard el the World,)
Ivers & Pond
(With Patent Soft-Stop,)
(With Compensating Rods.
Norris & Hyde
(With Transposing- Keyboard.)
And other excellent
makes. Prices and terms
on application.
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Lackawanna' Aroa,
Remarkably Low Prices.
Ladles Cloth Capes, formerly
$2.S0, sale Price. 93a.
Ladies' Velvet Capes, formerly
$5.00, sale Price, $2.59
Ladles Silk Capes, formerly
$6.00. Sale Price. $2.98
Ladies' Outing Suits, lined with
silk, full skirt, formerly
$11.50, Sale Price, $8.98
Ladles' Blazer Suits. In all .
wool mixed goods, formerly
$10.00, sale Price. $5.93
Ladies' Black All Wool Serge
Suits, formerly $12.00,
Sale Price, $7.00
Fine Milan Braid 'Sailors,
worth $1.40, Sale Price, 39a
Which were sold at $1.19, 98c.
and 75c, Sale Price, 39o.
Ladies' Fine Dimity Shirt
Waists. formerly $2.50,
$1.75 and $1.45,
Sale Price, $1.19
Infants' Long and Short Coats,
silk and cashmere, formerly
$3.50, Sale Price, $1.19
Infants' Caps, formerly 35c.,
Sale Price, 10s
Now Is the time to have youi
furs repaired by the only practi
cal furrier in the city.
138 Wyoming Avenua,
Malcolm Lots.
Glongb & Warren,
And Lower Grades a)
Very Low Prices.
Of n teacup out of oar dinner set would not
hurt it In the least. We are known to handle
the beat ware at lowest prices.
S31 Penn Ave. Opp. Baptist Church.
Middle of the Block.
Ackaewledgcd toe Leading
OtU. WwtsV
KRANICHB BACHB sad otksfa.
Musical Instruments,
riusical Merchandise,
Sheet Music and
Music Books.
urch.ser. will slwsys find cenptrt.
stock and at prices a low a the qual
ity of the fn.trwmcnt wUI permit at
N. A.
nusic STORE,
117 Wyoming Are. Scranton
S7 Bl
V ' Dunn's