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THE - SCRANTON THIBTTNE-FBTDAT MORNTN'O SEPTEMBER 18, 1896,
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open (ram a a. m. to 10 p. m.
MINES WERE IDLE.
The Driver Hoys Wanted to Co to I be
Columbian' I'ii-uic. '
There whs no work done in any of the
milieu about thin eltv vHtfrin r. iu th
driver boys took a day oft and thus
cauxetl the Phut down. Th boy had
haurd. of thp extensive preparations
that the Columbia Hose company were
making for their picnic at Anthracite
park and determined, to participate.
The absence of the driver boys from
work also threw out the mlnero, who
are very Indlfnant as they are already
on short time and a day's waKeM mukes
quite a difference in Hie month's sal
ary. THE STILL WATER DAM.
It Will Be of Ureal Benefit to Thin
U would seem that the work just com
pleted by the Delaware and Hudson
company of damming up the Lacka
wanna river at Stillwater will result in
greatly beneilttinsf this city. A pond
will be formed two miles long and the
water will lie held by very strong mas
onry so that the channel of the river
tan be kept clean through the summer,
as the water from the full and spring
rains can be kept back until needed.
This supply has beoome necessary
for operating the collieries below the
Mr. I'nm-irs Condition Ncriouo.
The condition of John J. Farrell, of
Wyoming street, who Is Janitor at the
lilth school building, is very serious.
Some llmo ago whilo at his duties at
the schoul. Mr. Farivll caught his hand
on a piece of wood, breaking a bone
in the wrist and also running; a sliver
In the thumb. The Injuries were
dressed by a physician but since then
blood poisoning; hns set In, and it is
I'ot expected that he will live.
The Mormons Energetic.
The Jloriuons are evidently deter
mined to make some converts in this
Place. Judging from the energetic man
ner In which they are working. Yes
terday they commenced to nuike a
house to house canvass, and at each
place left tracts in which the principles
of their religion are dwelt on. The
tracts are written In conversational
form and conclude with the articles of
faith of th church.
t'onl in Cnuann.
The operations of borhiK which the
JMaware and Hudson are having done
in Canann are attracting much atten
tion Jn this city, and several people
have gone to visit the place. As yet
tt Is not known what the results are
hut the fnet that the company is se
curing options on the land In that sec
tion and that ullicliilx ure on the spot
every day makes one believe that val
uable tlnds have been made.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL NOTES.
Francis JM'arty, of Scranton, Is vl
Iting friends in this city.
Joseph (lurrel, of Hyde T'ark, Is the
Kiiest of rriend In this city.
M. P. Fly mi, of Scninton, called on
friends In town I his week.
.Miss Hriduet Mullaily l.-rt yesterday
for a short visit In Hrookl.vn, X. .
A. 1,. Curney and family, who are
visiting In Jlinghumton, will return
Mrs. Charles Tucker Is suffering with
a facial abscess.
Mesdames T. ( ltublnson. K. H. Will
lams. Thomas Kvans, S. S. Hards. D.
V. Humphrey iyul J. C. Benscoler, of
(his city, were the guests or Mrs. Will
lam F.dgur. of Providence, Wednesday.
Mrs. S. I). Uaker is spending a few
days Willi friends in Clifford.
W. T. Collins, of tferunton, spent yes
terday with friends In tills city.
The Fortnightly club met at Airs. W.
(. Scuiry's Wednesday evening.
The Ladles' Aid Society of the Pres
byterian church nift at Mrs. J.K. Burr's
Miss (iertrude Gorman, of New York
city. Is the guest of Miss Lizzie Mc
llolioUKll. of Pike street.
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Cramer have
gone to housekeeping on Laurel street.
Mis. Henry Searle. of Plttston, is the
guest or her sister, Mrs. tieorge Lews
ley, on High street.
Miss Lizize Ilea ley, who has spent
the past two weeks in Oneonta, has re
.lames Alurrln will leave for George
town university Saturday.
Miss Lyla Stewart returned yester
day afternoon take charge of the re
hearsals for the Klrmess.
Mr. and Mrs. T. F. .Hunt left yester
day for Asbury Park.
Will Wutt attended the race meet of
the West End Wheelmen at West Side
Miss Sadie Quintan has returned from
a mouths' visit with her parents at
Miss Proakstone, of Wllkes-TSarre,
was the guest of Sirs. JL S. Holton on
Miss liella Williams has returned
from Crystal Lake. She will visit for
a shot time and then go to her home in
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Cramer will leave
for Philadelphia soon, where they will
make tiieir home. Mr. (iramer intends
to fljrsue the study of law at the 1'nl
versTty of Pennsylvania.
On Tuesday morning Miss Bridget Mc
Donnell, of the Kast Side, and P. J.
ANNUAL GUT PRICE
REMNANT SALE OF CARPETS
Jint read our prices and compare then with
any and all of the other attempts)
25c Ingrain Carpets, Now 18c
35c Ingrain Carpets, Now 25c
50c Ingrain Carpets, Now 35c
65c Brussels Carpets, Now 39c
75c. Brussels Carpets, Now 57c
' 95c Brussels Carpets, Now 75c
Alio quantity of Body Brussels lengths
t from to ao yard In each piece at about one
' hall price to clone.
Carpets and Wail Paper Dealer. .
TERMS Cath oa the Above deed.
Lally, of Laurel street, were united In
marriage In St. Thomas- church. The
ceremony, which took place at 9.30
o'clock, was witnessed by many friends
of the young cojiple. As the bridal
party entered the church the strains of
the wedding march In Lohengrin told
of their approach. Rev. 8. J.. Comer
ford, pastor of St. Thomas' churcu, per
formed the mnrrlage ceremony. The
groom was attended by his cousin.
James T. Kearney, and Miss Jennie
Loughney, of Moosic, attended the
bride. The bride and bridesmaid were
elegantly dressed in white silk, with
IMiint. lace trimming. A reception nt
tlm home of the bride's parents was
held after the marriage and breakfast
was served to a number of guests. At
noon the bridal party left on a tour
which will Include a visit to Philadel
phia and Washington. On their return
they will live on Salem street. The
bride is a daughter of Patrick McDon
nell, the well known merchant. She Is
an esteemed young lady and is very
popular among her associates. Mr.
Lally Is a well known and respected
young resident of this borough. The
many friends of the young couple will
wish them all munenr of happiness.
On Wednesday next Miss Tessie Oil
gallon, of South Main street, will be
married to James McDonnell, of Salem
street. On Wednesday, Sept. SO. Miss
Annie Llnde nnd P. J. CnlTrey will be
Mrs. John Black and daughter. Mrs.
John Sampson, and grandsons, FrrSJk
Lack and Lack Sampson, have re
turned from the seashore, where they
spent the summer.
P. P. Gallagher, of Seneca Falls, hns
accepted a position as clerk at the Tar
bell House. Mr. Oallgher hns been in
Montrose but a short time, but has al
ready made many friends. llnrdon
Hinds Is still chier clerk.
D. D. DePew and son, TIarry, left yes
terday for Nazareth, Pa., where the
latter enters Naxareth Hall for the
coming year. Mr. UePew expects to
remain awny from home for several
The committee of Democrats met
Oilman Nash, Stephen Jonuh Nortlmip
and others of the Popullstic party in
Montrose yesterday nnd tried to refuse.
Dennis Casey, of Susquehanna, says
that he did not fuse, but refused nnd f
when Dennis says "that's what" lie j
means that Susquehnnna borough has j
again triumphed in Democratic, politics
and while it means lion est Olllette for
register and recorder it does mean
that the wiser and more prudent Dem
ocrats have decided that fusion would
mean confusion In the genera) result.
So Stephen Jonah Norlhrup has pulled
in his hole and Nash has crawled Into
his tubing and the Populists will con
tinue to sing live silver carols with a
uii-cent dollar accompaniment.
George H. Watrous Is in New oik
A meeting of the Springville ll.-Mn-ev
and llobart club occurred on
Wednesday night and 147 names were
subscribed to the roll. W. D. D. Alney,
the speaker of the evening, entertained
the audience with spectacular evidenc
es of what the Wllson-Clormnn bill has
done. He was cheered to the echo. Mr.
Alney, aside from Ills being chairman
f the county committee, Is a Republi
can from stem to stem and his enter
ing the local field is a mailer which
should cause Republicans to congratu
W. B. Olllette. of, New Milford, was
In Montrose yesterday.
Tlio Junior leusue of the Methodist
church will give a luncheon at the
parsonage hall this evening. The fol
lowing is the William of Fare: Tabby's
first course. Glory of Man and Woman,
All Heads and no Feet, Out of the Way.
Blackberry Juice. A Son of Noah, and
many other delicacies.
Arthur May has resumed ins at limes
at Dickinson college, Carlisle. Pa.
The Wayne county fair will he held
at Honesdale Sept. lis. ."' and Oct. 1 in
all Its glittering effulgence or glory.
T. I'. MeCurmlck and broiher. the en
terprising grocers, are making prepara
tions for Improvements In their-place
of business. The building which they
now occupy will be raised about four
feel higher than it now stands, an ud
dltloii will be extended from the rear of
the building ami the basement V
enlarged and titled up In modern slyle.
for (heir grocery. This change has
been made necessary by their Increas
ing trade, and their business has out
grown their present quarters.
iiiirtv. ninth iiiiiuuil Harford fair
will be held at Harford Sept. 23 and 1M.
M. P. O' Connor and F. J. White, of
Binghnmion, were In town yesterday. I
Land Agent McCormie. of the -111- j
side company, was in this borough yes- !
Aim Scratitonians in town yes-
terdav T. J. Kelly, H. M. Dates- I
man and A! J. n Malley.
A large number of persons iroin mis
i1m,i the excursion yesterday
to Lake Poyntello for the benefit ol the
Pleasant Mount Catholic ciiurcn.
il. M. Patterson, of Carbondale. was
a Forest City visitor yesterday.
NEW Ml LI OKI).
Our citizens have been cautioned not
to use more "city water" than neces
sary on account of the scarcity of the
A base ball game Is to be played here
this nfternoou between Susquehanna
and the home team.
Miss Josln Todd, of Scranton, is visit
ing friends in town.
The reunion of the Jennings family
will take place at the home of David
Jennings In New Milford township on
Wednesday. Sept. 2::.
Mrs. Charles Page, of Tingley, Pa., is
working for Mrs. Herb Brown.
Tunoll Morse, of Ithaca, is home for
a few days.
H. J. Oleason has been visiting with
friends In New York state this week.
' J. B. O'Bilen Is making some repairs
on his house on Chinch street,
John Moses, of Clifford, had a barn
destroyed by fire last Snturday.
The Brush reunion will be held at
Brushvllle Saturday, Sept. 2.
Mrs. W. D. Knapp. of Detroit. Mich.,
visited friends in town last week.
For the raft two months numerous
roliberlns have been ronunitted In
Moosic and vicinity, but were so small
that nothing much was thought about
It at the time. On Wednesday evening
they were repeated. The Moosic Cash
store, owned and operated by Messrs.
Winters and Dymond, were the suffer
ers, this time to the extent of a lot of
shoes and miscellaneous articles. The
thieves secured entrance through the
rear doors of the building. Dr. R. S.
Watson has a suite of rooms over the
store, but was not disturbed during the
Mrs. Q. W. Lauer, of Avoca, was a
caller In town. Wednesday at the home
of Mrs. Thoma Kills, sr., on Mloooka
Mr. and Mrs. Mrs. John Elienberger
are spending a wek at Stroudaburg
While there theV will take lu the
Strcudsburg fair and Mr. Ellenbtjrger
will try his piscatorial skill In the Dela
ware river for bass.
He v. o. L, Severson, of Plymouth,
was a caller iu towu Monday.
Our MuKinley e'nU paraded last Tues
day evening for the ttrst time In their
new uniforms, which consists of torch,
cap and cape, of the red, white and blue
order: and certainly look very neat and
patriotic. The club has a membership
of about 150, and their appearance In
pencral on the street waa very line.
Their marching was good under the
captu.ncy of J. Wesley Reynolds, and
the excellent music furnished for the
occasion was by Keystone band. The
glitter of the Stars and Stripes from be
neath the glare of each members' torch
kindled tho ilame of enthusiasm that
has been smouldering beneath the
breast of every true and honest Ameri
can citizen for the past four years, and
all along the line of march it burst forth
iu one continuous cheer for McKinley
and sound money. While out on parade
th. club (-topped and serenaded the
faculty of Keystone Academy, and
called for u speech from the head of
the school. After, some delay this gen
tleman came ftrward and said that he
was too much surprised to make a
speeon, but said he was neither silver
nor gold, bill a living fountain of pure,
cold water. The speaker of the even
ing, .lai.iin J. H. Hair.'lton, esq., of
S ranto:i, t.tly entertained an audience
of several hundred people (including
iranv U.biesi for one hour and a quar
trr on the money and tariff questions.
The m! lie's vas delivered in front of
Republican headquarters, the crowd be
iaj ku ,'arge that they were obliged to
retire f'oci the hall to the street. The
next ratir.r.etion meeting th i-lur- will
iioltl will be or. Wednesday night. Sept.
sn. Able speakers will be on bund tor
Hon. John Wanamaker, ex-postmaster
general, will address the public on
the political question at Tunkhnnnock
on Friday, Sept. 23.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Wadsworth. of
Blnghumton, N, V spent Sunday in
Any one wishing to become n mem- i
ber of our McKinley club can do so by
reporting to President Charles Gard
ner ami getting a uniform.
II. C. McKenztc. of Scranton. and
Richard Holgate. of L Plume, attend
ed the mass meeting Tuesday night.
Through the courteous invitation of
Charles Gardner a Jolly party enjoyed
a day's outing last Friday at Buld
Mount. The fortunate parties were
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Gardner. Mrs. A.
J. iSllmore. Mr. and Mrs. W. I.. Fallot,
Mr. and Mrs. K. L. Watklns. Rev. J. H.
Wilbur and wife. Mr. and Mrs. J. I,.
Harding, Rev. Mr. Rellly. Rev. Jacobs
and wife, the Misses Clara Gardner,
Martha Pike, i.MP Wilbur, Master
Fred Wilbur and Professor Harmon.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas James and Mrs.
James Hrayton, of Pawtucket. R. I.,
are visiting frlenda-aa.l relatives in
Bruce Reynolds and Harry OartTnw
are up at Montrose visiting their chum,
Charlie Klinefelter, who has accepted a
position there as druggist.
I.ou Harding, of this place, has re
sumed his studies at State college.
Among those who attended the One
hundred mid Thirty-second regiment
reunion at Scranton Thursday were
Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Reynolds, L. D.
Kemnierer and wife and Heury Itey-
holl.i w.,.1 WltV
Wednesday evening our town was th
scene of u. very exciting runaway.
Lynn Holgate. of Lu Plume, entered
Bliss & Hunt's store on Main street,
leaving his team of ponies outside.
They became frightened and ran at u
great speed up towards the Last
1 'nance hotel, breaking several street
lamps on their way. The horses were
Dually stopped, however, after sustain
ing some injuries.
P. B. Walter has returned from a
visit with friends at St. Puul.
Rosea Gurr has returned to Belle
iV.iite, where he will attend State col
lege. L. D. Kemmerer, who has been con
fined to his home for the past mouth,
is again able to be on our streets ugaln.
Mr. und Mrs. J. D. furyl. who have
been visUing friends in town, have re
turned to their home In Scranton.
There will be a lecture at the Meth
odist church Ibis evening by u native
of Bulgaria. i will illustrate his
lecture by means of stereopticon views.
The ciiut.'itu produced last evfliing
uniliT the auspices of the ('. H. t;. of the
l 'ill vary Baptist church was largely
iittt-nded und the children performed
their pr.rts in an excellent manner. It
will be given iiKtiln this evening.
The borough council will hold a meet
ing it evening.
There ure a number of cases of ty
phoid fever in town.
The Old Forge school directors have
given the contract for the new graded
school a I. Old Forge to a contractor
from Luzerne county ut a cost of $16,
tinil. Samuel Dnvis, of Ohio, and Mrs.
Francis1, of Wyoming, who have been
visiting their cousin. Mrs. I). M. Davis.
of the First ward, have returned home.
The Taylor Keds will Journey to
Green Ridge this afternoon and battle
for sunreinacy with the Senators of
that place. Morris or Shields will pitch
for the Iteds.
Lackawanna council. No. St, Junior
Order of I'nlted American Mechanics,
held a smoker last evening at Its meet
ing, and wa enjoyed by ail those wno
Great preparations are being made
for the. fair of the Union band on Sept.
The eisteddfod committee have com
pleted Its programme, which will be
submitted to the (ilee club at their next
Walter Runyon, of Long Island City,
Is the guest of R. J. Cannon.
Jessie Hourne is spending a few
weeks with friends In 8cranton.
Miss Martha Hllsbee, of New York.
Is visiting her brother, Pliilnndcr Slls
bee. Owen Carr. of Green Ridge, had his
Causes fully half the sickness in the world. It
retains the digested food too long In the bowels
and produces biliousness, torpid liver, Inili-
geiuou, bad Usie. coaled
tongue, sick headache, lie
soiunia, etc. Hood's Pills
cure constipation and all its
results, easily and thoroughly. All druggists.
Pre Da red by C. I. Hood ft Co., Lowell,' Mas.
I The only puis la take with Hood's garsaparllla.
Lay your foundation with
"Battle Ax," It is the corner
stone of economy. It is the one
tobacco that is both BIG and
GOOD. There is no better. There
is no other 5-cent clucr as larire.
j I Try it and sec
h-g broken oi
n Saturday. He is at the
ukcle. W. F. Clements.
home of his
xrt Hathrill Is seriously ill.
Alius Grac Voinbacker visited her
uncle, OhesW Kwarts, in Stroudsburg
J. M. Noadt nnd family returned from
Stroudsburg last Saturday.
Mrs. Ceoie Ringham was the guest
of her si.s,er. Mrs. K. Hathrill, . on
Ja-epi. ta..-.. ,n Vw T
Mra. A. D. Pavld, who is ina,.
hosuital In Scranton, is slowly iniprtiv-
Ing. - 1
Miss Nettie Krgood. who hns been
spending a few weeks with her sister.
Mia. O. M. Lancaster, in Moosic, re
turned home Wednesday.
WUUum Page and sou, Joseph, and
i n.. Mr Hurtmati, of PeckvUle,
spent Sunday at the home or Air. und
Mrs. V. M. Rage.
Fred Simpson and Miss Ruth Gard
ner spent Saturday in Hyde Hulk as
the guests of Miss Muble Yost.
Mr. and Mis. W. L. Carr. of Green
Ridge, were guests of Mr. and Mrs. W.
F. Clements on Monday.
J. E. Loveland has purchased Jerry
Buck's property. Mr. Buck will soon
A large party of friends tendered Mrs.
Ohauncy Xouck a very enjoyable sur
prise parly last Tuesday evening, the
occasion being her blrthduy. Games
and amusements were indulged iu until
a late hour, when refreshments were
served. All present hud a most de
Rheumatism Relieved in il Hours.
"MYSTIC CURE" for RHEUMA
TISM and NEURALGIA relieves in
three hours. Its action upon the sys
tem Is marvelous und mysterious. It
removes at once the cause and the dis
ease quickly disappears. The first dose
great benefits. 75 cents. Sold by Curl
Lorenz, druggist, 418 Lackawanna ave.
nue. Scranton. "
TME IDEAL AMERICAN 1KIP
NORTHERN STEAMSHIP COMPANY.
Tb ttuperbiv Appointed nnd C'vnnnodious
NORTHWEST ANl NORTHLAND,
Amuriciia through and ihrougli,
UBVe Buftalo TiK-xdnv mid Fridays .Jo p.m.
for Cleveland, Detroit. Alatklnac. The Sua.
Duluth, and Western Points, iwsamg all
places of interact by daylight In connection
THE OREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY,
It fnrms th moat direct route, and frum ev
ery point of enraparitun, the most delightful
ana oomrortacie one roiuniiuii, m. ram,
iirAttt Vuli Hnlntia. Putto. Snokane and Pa-
cine coast. The onlv transcontinental line
rnnning the fatuous buffet, library. obwrTa.
tion car. ,
New a; hour train for Portlnnd via Spokane.
MOTH. I.APAVLTTE. Lake Mlnnetonka,
lomllos from Mmneapolif, largest and most
beautiul resort in the weat.
'Jickettand any information of nuy agent or
A. A. UBARIi, Uenural PaweiifcRr agent,
Buffalo, N. Y.
mum ii shoes
307 LACKAWANNA AVE.
;) -v.-L -TOMORROW.
YOU CAN WAGERa
can 'giVfi tailor in Scranton
that noiuhvili better fit and
low a price. q4
CUD HIS ARE POPU
We make our own gar
ments in our own shop under
our own supervision.
W. J. DAVIS, 1'Are'E'un.fa.nVe-
HAVE YOU HEARD OF
Will uhsolutcly Jo away with
the Dust Nuisance of Stores,
School Houses. Halls nnd all Pub
No more SprinkliuK. no more
We can show merits of the goods
mi our wn floors. It will puy
you to investigate.
FQOTE iSIU CO..
I!9 WASHINGTON IVENUL
S.G. KERR, SON &CQ
NOVELTIES IX EVERY DESCRIPTION OF
FLOOR COVER ING, ,NCU WNU CMU,tWTM)NS
SAVON NERIES, MOQUETTES,
VELVETS, ENGLISH AND '
New and Handsome Effect In MATTELINE, JAPANESE and
Our complete line in every grade for the Fall Trade haa bean received,
An inspection will be Instructive and to your advantage.
Consisting of short lengths in TAPESTRY, BRUSSELS, VELVETS
MOQUETTES, AXMINSTER CARPETS, suitable for Ruga, '
lengths of li, IJ and I yarda. Prices, 85cta., 60cta.,
' 7Scts,. $1.00, $1.25 and $1.60 each.
S. G. KERR,
Opposite Main F ntranr.
to the Wyoming Mouse.
TH DICKSON MANUFACTURING CO
SCANTON AND WILKE8-BABHE. p X.a-Xr. VT
Locomotives, Stationary Engines, Boilers,
THIRD NATIONAL BANK
Special attention given to Business and Persona!
3 Interest Paid on Interest Deposits.
. WE CARRY
Toe anf &uk . .
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00 thenareitdruiaaaeiildbeiuea. llyou wanl the beat, gal
For aai by JOHN H. PHELPS.
Spruea Street Scranton. Pa.
in ii i mnmtmmmmm v
w i IKf i
nil i Jt-i
And proper appreciation of dollars and cents
is what iudiiccs so many men of refinement, econom
ically inclined, to seek here lor all Clothes nleds.
Clothes- wearing men arc realizing more and
more every day that we have the choicest styles,
largest assortments, the ability and inclination to
ivc the lowest prices you can possibly get on goods
of like value, besides giving to all who are entitled
to credit the advantage of
This combination has brought us gratilying
results. See how we've grown in the past year.
Such success doesu't come by accident it is a mat
ter of merit.
CUR KEW DEPARTMENT OPENS SHORTLY.
SON & CO.
408 Lackawanna Avenue
UMeraJ Office: SCIUNTON, PA.
ALL SIZES OF
CO,, SCRANTON. PA.
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