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THE SCRANTON TRIBUNE-TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23. 1000.
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Gently and Effectually
when bilious or costive.
Jbcsents in, the most acceptable form
the laxative principles of plants
, Jcnown to act most AenenciaHy.
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for sale hy druggists price SO per bottle.
BEST IN TOWN.
LACKAWANNA DAIRY CO
3 elepbone Orders Promptly Delivered
23f,-33J Adam Avenue,
Scranton Transfer Co.
Baggage Checked Direct to Hotels
and Private Residences.
Office D., Jj. & W. Passenger
Station. Phone 525.
DR. H. B. WARE.
Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat
Office Hours . m. to 12.30 p. in.: 5 to .
Wllllsuna Building, Opp. Postofflccv
I CITY NOTES :
I'.NTKKTAlN.MU.Vr T0X1GIIT. All ccellciit
entertainment is to be eiun tuutaht at ',
o'clock in the AuiLrm.in .Ucinoiijl dupd cm
KKYSTOM'. CI.UI1 MIXTI.VC!. 'Hie Keystone
Hi publican club will liolil a mcetlmr tonight in
1 low aid Place lull, limine? of iiupoiMucc to
hKCONl) ANNUM, HAI.U 'Uic secund un
nual ball and cutciuitiniciit nf the Cu.iiit.ihlc
l'lii'iiils association lll take pl.ico at Music lull
'.1'ucsil.iy evening, October U).
DATK OV WUKSILIXO IAT(JII. The date of
tlie vrcotliiif; nutcli betucen M. .1. Dwjci, of
this dty, and 1'rank (icl.le, of I'i(iii, 6 ins
been Inioiicctly uiiuouuiiil us Xnwinlur 2. It
will take place 'I'huiodjy, N'oieinbcT J, at tba
r-cranton llic.sclc club house.
bAvr.u.i: is Pri:.-iusc.ii i.aniic, of tin,
city, who w.n recently supposed to be the un
Known man Mlltd in .1 r.iilroul accident .it Vi.
mingion, Del., is safe jml miiiiuI in New Ymk
ilty. I'unk II. Hcllly, of Wellington avenue,
Jeceiieil 11 letcr fioiu him last wick.
Till: TIIIH1) mTUHK.-'Ilih eunlns Mis.
Kinma Sluw CoIcKiikIi will dclhcr the thlid
Jcituro in the course for the ll.ilinpni.inn bos.
pltal at the lioino of Colonel H, M. Hobs, Sin
gle tickets may be had at the door. It will bo
one of vivid interest and should bo well pition.
I'ASSr.D THIRD WIAIHXG.-Oemnion council
Jii-lil a nueling last nlcht which lasted Just three
minutes and passed on thlid reading the ordi
nance proUdlnu for lho appointment of ieveis
to nisess the damiues caused by the opening of
Poplar ttrcct across the Delawaio and Hudson
PARTY AT CUKKNSEY UALU-Guernscy lull
was last nlsht the 6ceno of a very pleasant re
ception glun by Mrs. S. J. I'uhrnun, of ICO
Penn aenue, in honor of the flfty-llrst anni
versary of her husband's birthday. (ler fifty
couples were prcsmt. The music was furnished
by Y, 0, OU. Lunih was beru-d at la o'clock-.
CHOWUIIB SOCIAL. A clam chowder foclul
under auspices of lieutenant torn S, Griflhi
Yolnan'l Helicf coips, Xo. M, will bo held at
tho homo of Mrs. J, S. Looinis, Vii North Mn.
coin acnue, this ceniiiB. 'lho public is cor
dially invited to attend this social mid assist a
worthy cause. Supper will be tencd fioiu 5.30
throughout the evening.
MKS. FKSSVKDKX WH.I, SPKAK.-Tho regular
inectinff of the Central Womm's Christian Tim.
peranee union will be held this afternoon at .".
o'clock In Ouernsey hall. A laive attendance Is
requested to hear Mrs. rcsseuden, of lloston,
Mass., bpeak on somo (iluscs of temperance and
reform work. Mrs. rcssrmlcn is being enter
tained by llev, and Mrs. Lansing,
8RHIOIW.Y CII.Mt()i:i).-Tliomas J. llii.ldy, of
Pellevue, was Saturday idt,ht cominitte.l to tho
county jail In default of $1,000 bail by Aldemun
Siillar, Iluddy was accused of ilncitiiig Ids wife
n few months ago and of having since then
rompicjinltul a )ouiig wouiaii, 'the "an. ml w.ij
Issued at fhc Instance of Mis. IV, II. )iggan,
ugent for the Auoiidleil ( luillio.
mks. n.isi:v Ainu;'n-:i).-Mrs. midcoi
Balucy, of f.uzmic lret, was hehl in svm lull
Hit mirnt by Aldcriiiun Millar on he cluii.es ft
disorcli 1 1 onduct ami bilug .1 coiuuioii scold.
Mrs. Iluiy Jcudan, a mlsUmr nf Ihe defriidaiil,
preferrc"! the tlurire. .i)ing tliat Mrs. Haluey
vn various oieasious railed her a (uic-ei, because
he wa V"f arrettfil on that chargr, alllioiiKJs
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VIj -04rIn 1'atrick Italucy, (lie 15-year-old uu
of Mrs. ltalney, was Rhen a bearing fn the
charge of assaulting Frank, the ll-jcar-old son
of Mrs. .Ionian. U m discharged.
ltl'.fi:li:t S10M:N (IOODS.-Tony 1'acc m!
Ccimlo Maltuttl, of Ulakcly street, Duiiniote,
wcro )clerluy arrested on a warrant liaiied t'y
Ahlerman Kasson, ot Hie Instance id .lolin .t,
Colcmiiii, nt Dnnmorc. Hie kilter aciusttl them
of reichlng lJ5 wotlli of llgan and lobicco
stolen from tlio Kc)tone hotrl. Ihey wnlect a
Inuring and entered ball before a Uunmorc Jus
UNION T.nAtmi: Mi:KTISfl. Tltcrc wilt lie' a
meeting of lho Union League tonlnht In the
looiiia ot tho Central Uepubllean club .to make
arrniiscmcnls for the big meeting to be held In
the nrmory oil October ml tinder the nmplu-i of
Ihe league Congressman Lllltcllcld and other
i.enl,en of note will addrei this meellng. The
miltorins for the league hac nrrlird and will
be dlnlilhuted at tonight's meeting.
ITU.tAX SOCIl'.TVS HAI,t,.-Tlie tclllli an
nual lull of the Italian Society diMrdla Vlltorlo
IhiMiiiiele It, waa last night held nt Music lull.
lhu hall was hindsoniely decorated, the Itallmi
and American flags being In rldcnce on tho
Mage. The Union orchestra furnished the ern.
ing's music 11 ml the gumil tnaicli was led by
Mr. and Mrs. 1'rank Carlucel. Ihe committee
In charge last night consisted of tircsldenl, J. A,
f'asiCsel lce president, I', Ilk cm; (J. Dcinarcu,
N. Masl, S, Dl Martlno, N. Carlucel.
CIIVSTAIj I10SU COMPANY MAI.L.-Muslc
hall will ha a scene of great beauty tomorrow
night when the Crystal Hose company No. i
will run Its last nnnual ball. Tho Crystal bo)
will bac for their guests nil the fire companies
up and down the valley, also from the different
companies in this city. Lawrence's orchestra
of twihe pieces will furnish the dancing music,
lho Lawrence band of thlrly-fhe pieces will
gle an open air concert In front of the hall
at 7."0 on Wednesday evening before the ball,
At midnight a tire laddies cuke walk will be
(then, rnemen In full uniform will be ad
AGI'.NT TIUCHOX AHIIKSTKD. C. Trachon,
an agent In the employ of .Toms It Hall, sewing
machine dealers, was )csterday arrested on .1
warrant lvuod bv Alderman Millar, charged
with nsiault and battery by Mrs. ftlwaiit Tarr,
of Snell's court. The latter alleges tint some
time ago the bought a machine from the firm
on the instalment plan. She became In ar
le.ns In the September and October pa)menti
and Saturday, she sa)s, Trachon lsitcd her
home and atempted to remove the machine. On
her objecting ho became very disorderly and
stiuck her. She also claims that he picked up
the top pirt of the sewing machine iml threw
it across the room, breaking it. There will be a
heating In tho case at 7 o'clock Wednesday
CHANGES IN THE
ROUTE AND COLUMN
Firemen's Parade Will Be larger
Than Was at First Intended.
Will Start Promptly at 2
Seveial chantres have been made In
the formation and line of march of to
morrow afternoon's firemen's parade
from the original arrangements, and
the procession Is now anticipated to bu
given on a considerably larger scale
than at first contemplated.
The parade will form on Washing
ton avenue, right resting on Lackt
wanna, and the line of march will he
ns follows: Down Lackawanna to Wyo
ming, to Mulberry, to Penn, to Lacka
wanna, to Eighth; countermarch to
Adams avenue, to Olive street, to
The inspection by Mayor Molr aid
councils will take place before the
riarade and will be held on Washing
ton avenue. The wagons and earringf'S
will form on Mulberry street, betweci
Adams and Washington, and will there
bo reviewed, At the conclusion of the
parade the life-saving corps of thft
William Connell Hose , company will
give its exhibition on the Raub build
ing on Spruce street.
Bauer's band, followed by the police
force, will lead the procession. Then
will come the carriages with tho city
officials and members of councils. The
chief and his assistants follow, and
next In line is the Citizens' band, of
North Bcranton, followed by tho Frank
lin Engine company. The Nay Auf;
Drum corps Is to be followed by th
Nay Aug Hose company, the Liberty
Hose company and the Crystal Hose
company. Ringgold's band will he
next, and behind will come tho Nep
tune Engine company, the Niagara
Hose company, tho Relief Engine com
pany and the Phoenix Chemical com
pany. St. Peter's Dium corps will precede
the Eagle Engine company and the Co
lumbia Chemical and Hose company.
The Sons of Veterans' Drum corps Is
to be followed by the General Phlnney
Englno company and the Excelsior
Hose company. Tho Hook and Ladder
company comes next, and will probably
be led by the Ninth Regiment band, ot
Lawrence's band will lead the Will
iam Connell Hoso company, and the
P. O. H. of A. Dium coips, followed by
the Ccntuiy and Cumberland Hose
companies, will bring up the rear of
the procession. The parade will start
promptly at li o'clock, and the exhibi
tion given by the life-saving corps will
tako place about 3.43 o'elouk.
REPUBLICAN MASS MEETINGS.
THURSDAY UVUSIVG, OCT. 2 j-fci .niton,
Athletic Hall, Spcakeis, Dr, I'lntl Schneider, of
New Jersey, address in German; . J. Col
TIIUliSDAY KVI-'.NI.N'tl, OCT. liJ-Dunmorc,
Odd Fellows Hall, Speakeis, Major A. M. Han
cock, of lialttmorc; Hon, John H, Furr.
FHI1UY HVnXING, OOT. M-Jcrmjii, Knter
prise ball. Speakers, Mijor A, 31, Hancock, of
Baltimore; A. .1, (,'olbom, Jr,
SATURDAY KVHNIXO, OCT. 27-Moscow, Odd
Fellows lull, Speakers, Major A. M, Hancock,
of Ilaltlmorc; V. Ga.Word Thomas, Ksrj.
SATURDAY AFTCRKOOX, OCT, ' 27 Dalton,
Old Church. Speaker, Hon. Qalusha A. Glow,
MONDAY EVENING, OOT. 2scranton, Ar
mory, Speakers, Hon, Clias. E. Llttlcfteld and
TUESDAY EVENING, OOT. E0-Hyd Park, St,
David's hall. Speakers, Hon. Hugh Gordon,
Miller, of Virginia; W. Oaylord Thomas, Esq.
TUESDAY F.VEN1NO, OOiV SO-Carbondalc,
Oeeia house. Speakers, Hon. Chas, E. Little
field and others.
WEDNESDAY EVENING, OOT. 31-Tompkiiu-villc.
Speakers. Hon. John It. Farr; W. R.
Lewis, Oeorge M. Watson.
THURSDAY EVENING, NOV. X-Ncwlon Cn.
tcr, Van Sickle's ball. Speakers, Hon, John It.
Farr, A. J. I'nlborn, Jr,
FRIDAY EVENING, NOV, 2-OId Forgo, Law.
renco Republican hall. Speakers, Chailcs E.
Daniels, II. It. Van Dusen, II. O. llublir,
FRIDAY EVENING, NOV, 2-East Denton, Odd
Fellows' hall. Speakers, Lewis 11. Carter, W. J.
Douglass, II, 6. Alworth,
SATURDAY EVENING, NOV, n Justus, Alll.
ance Hall. Speakers, Hon. John It. Farr, W, R,
Lewis, George M. Watson.
Western Bates Reduced,
Greatly reduced one-way and round
trip second class rates will bo In
effect from Chlcatjo via Wisconsin
Central Railway, to points In Minne
sota, North Dakota, Montana, Idaho,
Oregon, Washington and British Col
umbia each Tuesday during October
For detailed Information Inquire of
nearest ticket agent, or address
JAH. C. POND, Uen'l Pass. Agent,
DEFINED BY E. B. STUROES BE
FORE THE COURT.
Wholesale Suspension of Sentences
Where Convictions Are Secured or
Pleas of Guilty Entered Are Caus
ing the Movement They Are En
gaged in to Begcncrato Into a
Farce Same CauscB for Leniency
Do Not Exist Now ns at the Be
ginning of the Movement.
After the drier caso went to the Jury
yesterday, court took up the task of
Iniposlnc sentences In a number of
cases In which convictions were se
cured during tho term of quarter ses
sions, which closed on Saturday, or In
which pleas of guilty were entered.
When the first case was called, E. B.
Sturgcs, of the Men's union, came be
fore the court nnd made a atutemnt
with reference to the policy of the
union concerning the suspension of
sentences In cases in which it is In
terested. The mutter came up when Mrs.
Philip Graff was called for sentence.
She kept a speakeasy on Cedar avenue,
and her attorney, M. J. Donahoe, start
ed to make a plea fo'r the suspension of
sentence, stating that the plea of guilty
had been entered with that understand
ing. Judge Edwards wanted to know
what the commonwealth had to uy
about the mutter, and District Attorney
Jones turned to Attorney Fred 13.
Beers, of the Men's union, for a state
ment as to what the union had to soy
about the case.
Mr. Beers started to say that tho
union Is prepnred to recommend tho
suspension of sentence only In special
Just then Mr. Sturges appeared with
in the bar enclosure and, learning of
the desire of the court to know If there
was any objection to the suspension of
sentence, stepped before the court nnd
WHAT STURGES SAID.
I want to siy a word in general as to lho
policy of this prosecution once and for all.
When we began this mocment vrn came upon
many law breakers by surprise, for the breaking
of the law had been 90 common as to be a
matter of couise. The law was bo gencially ills
obe.ved that nt first we had no desire to be un
duly seu're with these people, believing their
arrest would be a warning tc them.
Alter a laige number of arrests were made,
ii. jour ho-irs know. In nearly all cases where
these was any lc-ason why clemency should be
extended we joined with the defendants In nsk
irg that clemency be extended. Me arc not
here for punishment but lor purification and
obedience of the law. This mou'incnt has been,
going on for about six months and .ill of
fenders hao had ample notice and warning
that this means business; that the laws must bo
obc)l; that the courts do not tit here to be
tiifled with. We luc recently been solicited
by almost everybody who has been convicted.
We Ime declined to interfere except in special
esses. I hate no peace at my house, I liae no
peace in my office, I almost had to stiy out of
town on account of petitions and begging Ut
ters and applicatljns fiotn personal friends and
fiom brother attorneys, whose friendship I still
(ocl, to hac sentence suspended In certain
taes. So my life has been made miserable
I may My.
Generally the appeals hac come fiom those
against whom it has been most ditfteult to get
testimony. Now tills has begiili it be rather .1
laice, and that f.uce culminated a week aso last
Friday. None of jour honors were interested
and the judges who were hire had undoubtedly
been decehed by our conduct in other cries
when two of the most notorious end persist
ent law breakers escaped just as if they had not
been acused or comieted. These wcro Anthony
Iinnleavy, whose petition for a suspension scs
signed by tome of the most reputable cttirons,
who should huxe known betlcr, or should hace,
at least, tried to ascertain more fully as to the
facts, and .Mrs. Catheiinc Crane, two of the most
notorious and persistent offenders and against
whuin we have bad the greatest difficulty In se
HAS UEEN EXPENSIVE.
This whole proceeding, which has been extreme
ly cxpensiic to a few, seems to be in danger of
degenerating Into a farce. These law breakeis
make it troublesome., for us to get testimony,
and then they h.io the benefit of the doubt be
fore the giand jury, and a, must soious de.
fense in this court, and, then If comiitfd, time
is Muiges and the piosecution to fall luck on.
Now, we want to sav tint they have not the
pioserutlon to fall back 011 any more. 1 am not
talking about tills lady, but I say lids prosecu
tlnn should mean something. After we lue hid
all this trouble they should be dealt with ns
lawbreakers and renlenced accordingly, except
there be some special reasons. Wo have found
in some cases where- they leeched extreme clem
ency they lue gone right back in business again,
and it Is almost utterly impossible to get the tes.
timony tho second time.
With this statement, which I simply make as
one of the leaders In this nntter to define our
position at this time I eac tho whole nntter
ill jour honr.is bands. We want to put ouisehes
on rceoid that we are not after punKhnunt or
rcienge, but the publication of this city and the
lalslng of it to 11 higher standard of obedience
to existing la, whcthci these laws b light or
wiong. If they are wrong they should be le
pealed. We feel It is necessary where offenders aie
romicted to iccehe punishment. About tills
lady I want to say that Mr. Ileers Informs me
that some promiso was made in our indulgent
d.i)s that if she should plead guilty we would
make no objection to supension of sentence.
Judge Archbald In speaking for the
court with referenco to these cases
In the matter of these piosecutlons as In
every other, the natural result of cnniicllon is
a bcntcncc. There must be- something cxtiaor-dinar)-
or tpccial reason to have sentence sus
pended or defened, that Is to say, to lue (lis
hand of tho law arrested. In many rases we
hae taken fiom the Men's union suggestions as
to whether the sentence should he suspended
and hac many times rifcrred and deferred to
their judgment In the matter. We do not mean
to put an uudue burden upon the Mien's union
or to make them a loard of pardons, simply to
know from them whether there Is occasion of
suspending or whether th sentence of the law-
should be imposed.
MRS. GRAFF ESCAPED.
Mr. Donuhoe then made a plea for
Mrs. Graff, Ho said her husband con
ducted a licensed hotel on Cedar ave
nue for a number of years, but last
year failed to take out a license. Ho
became 111, and Mrs. Graff sold for a
time to support her husband and chil
dren. She has retired from tho busi
ness and Is about to move from tho
place. Court decided to suspend sen
tence on payment of the costs.
Mrs. Ann Lally, who came Into court
with her crippled son to bo sentenced
for keeping u speakeasy, also had sen
tence suspended on payment of the
costs. Shu lives In "North Scranton and
Is a widow with a number of children.
John A. Winters, who pleaded guilty
to selling without u license at Cnpouse
avenuo and New street, was sentenced
to pay a line of 500, costs-, utiet soend
three months in the county Jail. At
torney D. J, Reedy madu a stirring
plea for Winters and presented a peti
tion signed by nil of the nnem ner.s of
the school board, by whom ho Is now
Judge Edwards said they appreciated
the strength of the petition In Winters'
cquld interfere "We can seo our way
clear to suspend sentence in the caso
of 'some widows who have children to
support, but here is a man who was
able to earn 11 living, and wo can seo
nothing In this case to move tho dis
cretion of the court." He then Imposed
CASE OF TUB FLANAUMANS.
Stephen Flanagan n and Thomas
Flannghnti, father and son, who live
on Luzerne sttect, wcro convicted last
week of keeping 11 speakeasy. They
had a plea made lit their behalf by
Attorneys Frank Lynch and Ralph
Levy. Colonel Hitchcock und Mr.
Beers, attorneys for thu Men's union,
opposed vigorously a suspension of sen
tence In these! cases, suylng thu inott
on trial had added perjury to their
other offenses by the testimony during
The tittortioys said tho Flanaghans
have been selling since they were In
dicted, and they had evidence that us
late us si week ago lust Saturday father
and son were behind the bar In the
place. Owing to the youthfulness of thu
boy, ho being but sixteen years, tho
court decided to suspend sentences In
his case, but sentenced the father to
pay a line of $500, costs, nnd three
months In the county jail.
Michael Horan, who pleaded guilty to
selling without a license in North
Scranton, got three months, a fine of
$500 and costs, notwithstanding strong
pleas by Attorneys John F. Murphy
and R. H. Holgate in his behalf. He
Is a married man with four children
and several dependent relatives.
Mr.. Mary Visoll, who pleaded guilty
to shoplifting, escaped with thirty
days. She has been in jail for six
months awaiting trial. Her attorney,
C. S. Olver, urgently pleaded with tho
court for clemency in her case. Ho
said her husband, who has escaped ar
rest, was the real culprit.
DR. KNAPP'S CASE.
Dr. C. R. Knapp, of Forest City, was
not present when his name was called
for sentence, but his attorney promised
that he will be in court today. Sen
tence in the case of Attorney George
Beale, convicted some time ago of em
bezzlement, was postponed until the
Harry- Obllnger, who pleaded guilty
to keeping a gambling house, wns fined
$10 and costs, and the same sentence
was Imposed upon Francis Treon.
Llbble Young, one of the famous
family of that name, of Carbondale,
who are so frequently seen In criminal
court, and who has been detained in
the county jail as a witness, was te
leased yesterday on $200 ball, furnished
by her mother, Harriet Young.
Capiases were Issued for Andrew
Oram and Warren Tappan.
WANTED TO HAVE
Attorney C. Smith Made One of His
Characteristic Moves in Argu
ment Court Yesterday Many
On account of tho Grler case taking
up the main court room until late In
tho afternoon, argument court did not
begin until 4 o'clock. Between that and
adjourning hour, however, the list was
read by Judge Archbald and the cases
marked either for u. hearing or con
tinuance. When the case of tho Scranton G.is
and Water company against C. Smith
nnd others, exceptions to affidavit of
defense and rule for judgment, was
called, Mr. Smith made one of his chat
acterlstlc moves-. The action, as oriff
lnally instituted, was to collect for
water furnished to certain housps
owned by Mr. Smith or his wife.
He said yesterday, after Judge Arch
bald called the number of the case,
that he thought ho could not got sub
stantial Justice In the local courts and
wanted the case heard elsewhere. Judge
Edwards told him to present affidavits,
as is the practice of the court In such
cases, and the matter will then bu
Rules to set aside executions against
Brink, Evans & Co., obtained by Otto.
Stender, Fred Rempe, B. O. Ott, John
J. Schneider, Julius Smith and C. C.
Tripp, were reported as having been
amicably arranged and were stricken
off the list.
Rules absolute by agreement weio
allowed In lho cases of Annette Rey
nolds against Thomas Brooks and
others, rule to strike off nils to take
depositions; E. C. Newcomb. trustee,
against George W. Beale and Amos
Scott, rule to strike off judgment as U
Amos Scott: James B. Gorden against
D. B. Hand and others, rule for secur
ity for costs; William H. Merrltt
ugnlnst C. J. Grosvenor and otheis.
rule to strike off judgment. In tue
case of It. N. La Bar and others
ugalnst Speedway Land company, 11
rule to open Judgment was discharged
by agreement, A large number of cases
Yesterday's Marriage Licenses,
Hugh Wilkinson Wilkesdlarre
Maty Ho)h Scranton
Anthony McNulty Scranton
Mary WaUsh Scranton
Dr. Henry llalpcrt Scranton
Eel)n Mortis Scranton
Wintield II. Fellows Philadelphia
Frances II. Kennedy Scranton
Arthur Estell Scranton
Hamuli llowcn Scranton
Court House News Notes.
The report of the Wcwcis in the matter of
the extension to sewers of the First sewer dis
trict of 01) pliant wus )csteidiy tiled with the
court by Attorney Frank M, L)iich.
Court yesterday fixed Wednesday morning at
0 o'clock as the time for the hearing' in tho
matter of (fie objections' of Fred W, Warlike
to John J, Flanaghau's papers as an. independent
candidate for recorder of deeds.
A petition containing eighty-eight signatures
was )estcrday filed with the court asking tint
the portion of the I'roUdento and Ablngton turn
plko within the limits ot the city ot Scranton
be condemned and madu a freo road. On Nov.
12 an application will be made for the appoint
ment of a master to tike testimony nnd of a
Jury to iew tho load.
Mlchlele Latnonea yectcrdiy began proceedings
to secuie a dhorre from his wife, LucU La
liionea, to whom he was mauled May 8, 1SS9,
They lived together until Nov, J, hot, when
Mis. Lamonea, It Is cluigid, ihseitcd her hus
band, it is further alleged that she wuj un
faithful to her husband and was guilty ot un
lawful lelatlons with Yinuctuo Sarlo ami otheis.
'In closing his petition Lamonea sajs his wife
has now given herself up to a Ufa of prostitu
tion. Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup
Has been used for our FIFTY YE IIS by
MILLIONS of MOTHERS for their CHILDREN
WHILE TEETHING, with PERFECT SUCCESS.
1 SOOTHES the CHILD, SOFTENS the GUMS.
AT MIDNIGHT WERE ENGAGED
IN A BRISK ARGUMENT,
Case Was Given Into Their Hands
at 2.45 Yesterday Afternoon After
Three Hours of Summing Up by
the Attorneys and an Hour's Ad
dress by Judgo Edwards Mr.
O'Brien for the Defense and Mr.
Torrey for the Prosecution Make
At 2. tr, o'clock yesterday afternoon
lite case of the commonwealth against
Common Councilman James .1. drier
was submitted to tho Jury. At mid
night they were still out and seemingly
engaged in a very brisk argument.
The whole day up to the hour of
the Jury's retirement wns consumed
by the summing up of the attorneys
and tho charge of the court. Mr.
O'Brien and Mr. Torrey divided three
hours of the morning session between
them, and Judge Edwards took tho
first hour of the afternoon session to
deliver his charge and pass upon tho
law points submitted by the defense.
Mr. O'Brien opened tho summing up
for the defense by cnlltng attention
to the Importance of the case and tho
great responsibility the law places
upon a Juror. He reminded them that
they had taken an oath to be guided
alone by the law and the evidence and
cautioned them against framing their
judgment on anything other than what
came from the witness stand.
He read the law on bribery and
showed how It was possible for a
councilman convicted of this crime to
be sentenced to pay a fine of $10,000,
spend five years In jail nnd be forever
barred from holding public office.
The defendant was being tried on
the charge of receiving a bribe of $40,
Mr. O'Brien went on to say. He did
receive the money nnd it was proffered
to him as a bribp, but It was no trans
gression of the law. He took the
money, turned it over to his attorney
with a view of having the briber ar
rested, and now he brings the money
into court. Tho reference to the sum
of $1,400 must be lost sight of In
framing the verdict, Mr. O'Brien ex
plained. All that Grler -was charged
with in the case at bar was accepting
a bribe of $40.
Mr. O'Brien severely criticized the
kind of reform that "debauched" of
ficials, and referring to the men who
were behind the prosecution said they
must have forgotten the words of the
master, "Lead us not into temptation."
Then ho proceeded to pay his respects
to the detectives and detective evi
dence, and pointed out how they wpre
contradicted at almost every turn bv
the defendant's witnesses. Their story
was a concocted one, Mr. O'Brien con
tended, and as an evidence of this he
pointed out that not one of them would
attempt to give a fact without ilrst
digging it out of his memoranda book.
The statement that Harris laid $50
on a table at Rohrwasser's for Grler
was characterized as unreasonable, and
that It was not true was evidenced by
the failure of the prosecution to make
any effort to contradict the testimony
of Coleman that there Is not now, and
was not then, any table in the room in
As to the $1,400, Mr. O'Brien said the
detectives divided it among themselves
and then arranged a story to make the
Municipal league believe they had given
it to Grler. "Why," asked Mr. O'Brien,
"did not some member of the league go
down and see that the money was paid ?
There was plenty of room where the
detectives were In that room In the
Rudolph. The truth of the matter is,
they found soft picking In tho Munici
pal league. They will lose a soft thing
when they lose this league."
Further, in relation to the detectives,
he said that their evidence was uncor
roborated and that detective evidence
was always to be taken with a grain
of allowance. Harris' emphatic declar
ation that he ne-er wrote Grler a let
ter, nnd his later acknowledgement
that ho had written such a letter, when
one from him to Grler was produced,
was dwelt upon extensively by Mr,
The action of Grler in turning over
the money to his attorney within the
hour that Harris gave it to him, and
his declarations to five different per
sons that he had taken the money,
was, when corroborated by these live
persons, sufficient, Mr. O'Brien argued,
to convince any fair-minded man that
there was a total absence of guilty in
tent on Mr, Grier's part.
The failure of the prosecution to
attempt to rebut Grier's character
witnesses and the law on reasonable
doubt were tho concluding topics of
Mr. O'Brien's address.
MR. TORREY'S STRONG ADDRESS.
At the! outset of his closing nd
dress for the prosecution, Mr. Torrey
took occasion to say in reply to Mr.
O'Brien's comment about character
testimony that the testimony was not
worth rebutting. Those of tho char
acter witnesses who had weight could
give only their personal opinion.
Ho then went on to say that tho
men who are behind these prosecu
tions have only the Idea of cleaning
out the vlclousness In this commu
nity; theso men, who might spend
(Continued oil l'age B,
Some goods we expected in time
for the opening but which failed
to arrive in time are now here.
We wish to call particular atten
tion to the immense line of Jar
dlnlers, which were opened yes
terday, The largest line ever
ohown in Scranton nt the lowest
prices ever quoted. Look them
Gruener & Co.,
205 Wyoming; Avenue.
It Would Be
Of inexcusable indifference for a prudent woman in search
of a wedding gift, or goods for her own Use, to overtook such
values as we offer in really choice wares. Llbbey's Cut Glass,
for instance, less than the price of acid polished glass. Our di
rect importations with all manufacturers of foreigh wares gives
us prices nnd discounts that none of our competitors get.
These are facts, When we say "Facts" we mean "Facts"
not Fairy Tales.
Geo. V. Millar & Co. "JMS2
l. - 7ji JJKyr"
We make teeth to suit you and your friends.
We guarantee to please you or no pay.
We keep work in repair free of charge.
We examine and extract teeth freo of charge.
Our Crown and ?
Bridge Work... V
All work guaranteed for 10 years. Call
and have your tscth examined. Satisfaction
Sort of an odd name, but the maker had no other
for it so "Jap" we'll call it.
It's made up into any variety of useful articles,
such as Money Boxes. Trays, Bath Tubs, Foot Tubs,
Bread Boxes, Cake Boxes well, we can't take a census
of them here.
But if you can think of anything of this naturo
that you've "Looked all over Scranton for and couldn't
find, just try us. That's all.
In the Basement. Step down and look around
after your lunch here today.
J. D. WILLIAMS & BRO.
.312 and 314 Lackawanna Avenue.
if About Rubber Tires
Q Of course all rubber tires look alike, but don't you know
25 there is a great difference in the wear and quality of vehicle
tires, due to the different methods ol putting on, etc.
5 We have a very expensive plant for putting on Kelly-
54 Springfield Tires on' all classes ot vehicles. It is the only per-
V feet rubber tire manu-factured, being made of pure rubber
5 and not composition. These tires are put on to stay held in
the channel by two wires electrically welded, Cannot posi-
bly roll off or tear out,
H BITTENBENDER &
In Our New Store ,
We are now located in our new storq.
406 Lackawanna Avenue, formerly oc
cupied by Siebecker & Watkins.
We are showing a superior line of
Furniture and Carpets, andinvite inspection
Carpet and Furniture Company
$5 SET 5$
Better come In and talk to u
bout jour teeth. We believe you
will appreciate the work and our
low prices. Wa will ae you
nearly cne-hill on ill dental
We make a specialty of Crown and Bridge
work and if you have any old or decayed
teeth, come to us and we will make new
ones out of them for you.
Dr. Reyer, Dentist
gi4 Spruce St., Opp. Court House.
coal bill one
fourth to one half.
The grate, boiler,
fittings and magazine
feed are constructed for
fuel economy. With a
great heat is produced with a small
amount of coal; automatic dampers
regulate the heat and prevent sudden
changes of temperature. It is an econ
omy of both fuel and heat.
One purchaser heated 13 larre rooms from December
I to April I with seven tons of chestnut coal. Send for
booklet civing the experiences of other purchaser?.
THE SPERL HEATER CO., CARBONDALE, PA.
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