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THE SCRANTON TRIBUNE-MONDAY, JANUARY 14, 190JD.
Q ITU IIODERX HAHmVAIlE STOKE. S
X Money Spent x
V In buying ft bono cuttor V
V is a good Investment ns It Sf
V brings In large returns. r
V Green cut bones and meat 5C
V Is what laying liens require.
V "Mann's" Bone Cutter cuts V?
V faster, finer and with less 3t
jC work than any other ma- jC
S chino on the market. Prices Jt
2 $10. to $23. X
5 Foote & Shear Co. C
Q JJ9 N. Washington Ave Q
L. R. D. & M.
FRANK D. MTTEI.Ii HONORED.
A Member of Astronomical Eacptdl
tlon to Sumatra.
Prof. Prank B. Llttell, of this cltv,
now hoiainc the position of assistant
astronomer In the United States Naval
Observatory at Washington, D. C, has
ngnln been honored. He Is one of three
government astronomers selected to
head the naval expedition to Sumatra,
for the purpose of tnklnir the total
ecllnso of the sun. The expedition will
leave New York city, February 20, and
wall on a government transport, by
way of Mediterranean sea and Suez
canal. Tlmy will nirlvo In Sumatra
about April 1. The eclipse will bo on
May 19. and the time intervening will
bo given to placing In the- field tele
scopes, cameras, spectroscopes and the
many other complicated machines and
Instruments needed for the work.
Tho expedition will return some time
In July or August, by way of Manila
and Sjn Francisco. This eclipse Is ot
the highest lmportnnco from a scien
tific, standpoint, as Its duration will be
six minutes. The selection of Mr. Llt
tell Is very significant. Scores of the
ablest mathematicians all over tho
United States wished to bo solected.
but the p!endld work done by our
brilliant townsman In Georgia, during
the eclipse of last year, makes him an
Indlxpcuslble man to the government
In the present very Important work.
Prof. Llttell was for a time a mem
ber of the High school faculty, but his
services were so highly regarded at
Washington that he was Induced to
return and resume his duties In the
MANAGER. SILLIMAN ISSUES
AT ALL GEASON&
Shoes ari one ot the most Important Items ot
!nss at any time ol the year, and especially so
now tint we are rertiln to have ' ngeaulo
neither. Tor ttjle, prlca and quality ne our.
We Know we tan please ou.
DAV1ES & HURPHY
330 Lackawanna Avenue.
Franklin Howell Asks Court for a
Commission to Inquire Into Miss
Jennie Howell's Mental
Until further Notice the Scranton
Railway Company Will Continue
the Use of the Transfer as Here
tofore Joint Resolution of Coun
cils Was Served Upon the Com
pany on Saturday, and Yesterday
the Order Which Caused the
Troublo Was Rescinded.
I.oml data for Januai 13, 1H01.
l.oui't tempi rature ,.
a a. in
s p. in
iMiufall, ", limit" cmlinK US p. in.
.. ! destxea
fit per cent,
U2 per i int.
Mr ami Mm. I.liy Kicliaitl are Uilln;; (rlrnJi
,t ChaiiuVnJiuir;, li.
Mr. William Matthrns ami Mi KlizaUth
llottill ore In Xi York.
Mrs. I'lmir Cliurohlll, ot Great Cind, Micd
uljthcs In the city on Saturday.
Lieutenant A, II. .Tay, of Jrtlcr'on airmir, H
hunting on tliu I'ucono mountains.
Mil, rotter, ul ItiuTalo, N. V., I a truest at
the home rf her tiutlier in-law, 11. J. 1'oitcr, on
Mr and Mm. ". C. Snufcr and Sainuil Kd
mr and son, aie icKu-tirvd at the Hotel Albeit
in New YuiK.
Miss Aliio Moran, of AldenUlle, Wayne coun.
t, Is tlie cuut oi liir sister, Mm. J. P. Kelly,
u( ltallroad acnue.
MUl3iu t5orpo, of the Hoe l're woiks, New
Vorl. wai the guest ot Peter X. Ilaan in this
cltv Saturday and yestcrdaj.
RUDDY AND O'MALLEY
ARE BADLY INJURED
At Hospital Where They Went for
Treatment They Told Queer Stor
ies of How They Were Hurt.
James Kuddy, of Cupouse avenue,
aged twenty-two, was tvcelvotl at tho
Lackawanna hospital last night with
a knife wound on his left hip. Ruddy
Is very letlcent regarding tltevnftalr,
and at flist refused to give any expla
nation ns to how ho had been Injuicd.
Ruddy walked to the hospital, and
clalnietl that he had fallen down and
cut himself. The wound bled profuse
ly and for a time It looked ns If tho
result might be perlous.
Shortly ufter Ruddy appeared, an
other young fellow, giving his name
us Joseph O'Malley, of Nay Aug,
walked into the hospital and nuked to
bo treated for a scalp wound and a
gash over tho eye. O'Malley told a
story of being struck by a Delaware
and Hudson train and hurled some
fifteen feet. Ho did not pretend to ex
plain how he could be struck by a
fast-moving train and escape with so
Sergeant Rldgeway wns Informed ot
Ruddy'H condition nnd went down to
the hospital to seo him. To him, Ruddy
told of getting Into a quarrel with n
party of friends at tho corner of Lin
den street nnd Franklin avenue, which
ended In his being out on tho hip, by
whom or by what he professed Ignor
ance. O'Malley, It is thought, was Injured
at the same time.
An application was made In coutt
Saturday by Franklin Howell for the
ttppolntmcnt of a commission to In
quire Into the sanity of his sister, Miss
Jennie Howell, whom he alleges Is
about to marry a man named Kdvwird
Dean, some twenty years her senior.
Miss Howell possesses a considerable
fortune and her brother fears that
by her marrying Mr. Dean she will
be sacrificing her personal Interests
and her future happiness. He fcays she
Is now wasting away her fortuna In a
Attorney Charles It. Pitcher was ap
pointed as commissioner to tnko testi
mony In the case and the hearing will
be set for a date In tho near future.
The announcement of Mr. Howell's
action caused much surprise among
the friends of both Mr. and Miss How
ell. It wa3 qulto generally known that
the young lady was engaged 'to Mr.
DJan, but It wns not known that there
wns any serious objection to ?uch a
step upon her part.
Mr. Howell contends that he Is act
ing purely for the best Interests ot
his Mster; that he Is prompted solely
by a desire for her welfare and that
he only took the step after serious con
sultation with her friends and rela
tives. He believes It Is the proper
coui'83 to pursue to forestall anv pos
sibility of her losing her fortune.
Miss Howell has the impression that
her brother's Intentions are selfish and
that he Is placing a barrier between
her and her future happiness.
Mr. Dean Is a widower, 48 years of
nge, and wan formerly in the service
of the government. He Is a resident
of New Jersey and cultivated Miss
Howell's acquaintance during a so
journ at Atlantic City last summer.
He asserts that Miss Howell Is fully
capable of deciding for herself what
course she ought to pursue In any mat
ter. Since D;an met Miss Howell In
Atlantic City 'he has been In this city
almost constantly and has been most
devoted In his attentions.
In view of the prominence of the
Howells In feoclety the announcement
of court proceedings caused a sensa
tion and the outcome of the case will
bo awaited with Interest.
All of tho parties concerned In the
case were seen yesterday, but declined
to be Interviewed, claiming that the
matter will be satisfactorily adjusted
by tho court.
Franklin nnd Jennie Howell are chil
dren of tho late Dantel Howell, who
made n fortune In coal mining opera
tions In this city. Upon his death he
left a fortune to be divided among his
two children that was reputed to be
at least $400,000. Franklin Howell has
been prominent In banking and Invest
ment circles of this city for many
years. His s'-tar attained her ma
jority some yea.3figo. She has nevet
been very strong physically. With her
brother sho occupies a handsomely ap
pointed home on Scranton street, West
"Until further notice the tiausfer
system will be continued in Uso as
heretofore," Is tho language of en or
der Issued last evening by Qoner.il
Mnnager Frank Sllllman, of the Scran
ton Railway company.
When asked to define what "until
further notlco" meant, Mr. Bllllman
said tho order ho had Issued contained
all tho Information necessary for the
public, and ho declined to discuss the
The Joint resolution of councils, de
claring the franchises of the Scranton
Railway company forfeited It the com
pany refused to continue the Issue of
transfers, wns served upon Mr. Sllll
man Satutday. Yesterday the obnox
ious order was revoked.
The rescinding of the order, for a
time at least, abolishing the transfer
Is taken as an evidence that tho com
pany has awakened to th'o fact that It
made a most Impolitic move when It
Issued the now famous order ot Janu
It will take years to remove the evil
effects It l'.us left In tho minds of tho
public and tho company will mirror In
a bundled different ways. In the
courts It Ih llkelv to faro badly at tho
hands of lurors. and whatover tho
company gets from councils in the fu
ture will be carefully examined by the
public. They will Insist that their In
terests bo properly safeguarded.
"From this time forward, the Scran
ton Railway company will have to do
business with the city on u stilctly
business basis." wos the way one
councilman expressed It last night.
"Thete an 111 be no more donations of
valuable rights to Unit concern. It
will give value for everything It ie-celves."
uncle was Major John Reynolds, who
died In Liverpool a. nhort tlmo ago
from the effect of wounds sustained
while fighting In South Africa.
Tho ward ot the deceased Is the
daughter ot a brother otllcer who died
In India some years ago. After thnt
sad event sho was cared for by Rey
nolds as If she was his own daugh
ter. It was hl9 hope that his nephew
would marry his ward and with it
view to encouraging this Idea he
shaped his will.
Fate decreed that this should not
Olll has never seen his uncle's ward,
but notwithstanding this ho does not
hcsltuto to say that she Is not lor
him. A certuln pair ot bright eyes
have robbed all other women ot nny
special charm for him.
"I did not hesitate a moment In
making a choice," he said In talking
about tho matter. "What Is five
thousand pounds n compared to a
life's hanplnosH. Money Is a good
thing, but It la not everything, und
with mo It would not weigh for nn
Imtnnt against the woman I hope will
one day bo Mrs. William S. Olll."
TO EXAMINE ALL
STREET CAR MEN
That's What Councilman Vnurrhnu
Proposes Says It Will Prevent
ImpoitAtion of Men.
PRIMARIES HELD IN A NUM
BER OE WARDS.
Theie Was a Lively Scramble for
the Republican Nominations for
Council in the First nnd Thirteenth
Wards In the Latter the Jnyno
Foices Won Out by a. Good Mar
ginKline Nominated for Aldor
mnn in the Sixteenth Wnrd Sev
enth nnd Nineteenth Wards.
SOLICITOR VOSnURQ'S OPINION.
When Interviewed by n Tribune re
porter Satutday, City Solicitor A. A.
Vosbursf stated that he did not onto
to discuss the wisdom or lack of wis
dom on the part of the Scranton Rail
way company In declaring their In
tention not to Issue transfer tickets:
but thnt, as law ofllcer of the tlty, of
course he would have to sustuln the
provisions of the several ordinances
requiring transfetn to tie l"ued, to the
best of his ability.
"In view of the misunderstanding."
said he. "with respect to the latter
clause of the icsolution which I pre
pated for Select Councilman Vaughan,
I think It only right to explain that
ai I view the law, affirmative action
should be taken by a municipality de
viating a revocation or forfeiture of
permission previously given for the
occupation of city streets, as a pre
liminary matter, beforn the Institu
tion of legal proceedings to have a
forfeiture declared by the rotirts. Our
own court hold. In the case of Arch
bald borough against the Street Rail
way company, that In the absence of
such affirmative action, the burgess
and street commissioner of that bov
ough had no right to prevent tho lay
ing of tracks by the company upon
the streets, even though the company
had not compiled with the provisions
of the ordinance giving It the right to
"In other words, until the permis
sion to pa occupy streets is revoked,
It stands: und this is the first pre
liminary step looking to the legal
declaration by the courts, ot the for
feiture of the franchise. If the com
pany continues to Issue transfer, then
that will be the end ot the matter, so
far ns a forfeiture or l evocation ot
permission Is declared upon that
FORTUNE AND WIFE
FOR ACTOR GILL
Embarrnbslng Thing About It Is
That He Must Take Doth or
Leave Both Gill's Decision.
At the nett meeting of tho select
council. I). y Vaughan will lnttoduce
an ordinance which will prevent tho
SJcrnnton Railway company from em
ploying unskilled men to operate Its
The ordinance provides that us mkiii
as It Is passed councils shall proceed
to elect for a term of one year u board
of examiners, consisting of three men,
who shall have had long practical ex
perience In the running of electric
ttteet curs. These shall meet and or
ganize, and then fctt a time for the
conducting of nn examination.
On that occasion all men employed
by the street railway companies In the
city as motormen nnd conductots nte
to ptesent themselves for examination.
They must satisfy tho boatd of exnm-
Inets thnt they are thoroughly ac
quainted with the duties of their posi
tions, and upon their so satisfying the
board they shall bo granted certificates
which shall penult them to run a car
on any streets within the city limits.
Any motomutn or conductor who
shall full to secure such a. certificate
w Ithln blx days ufter the date set for
the examination shall be liable to ar
test and a fine. Any policeman Is
given the power and authotlty at nnv
lime to demand of any motornian or
conductor thnt he show his certificate,
and upon his fnllute to produce It. he
shall 'bo liable to arrest.
Mr. A'aughan, conversing regarding
the ordinance yesterday to a Tribune
man, said that It had been submitted
for consideration to some of the best
lawyers In the city nnd had been pro
nounced by them to bs perfectly Ifg.tl.
"It Is n measure," said he, "designed
to Insure the safety of the large num
ber of our citizens who use the trolley
cats. In tlili city, with Its many hills,
It Is ubsolutely necessary that only
Hkllled men be peimltted to ouetate
the htteet ears. 1 am not afraid to
slate, also, that It Is designed to pre
vent the Importation of unskilled ttol
ley hands, in case we have onothcr
street car strike In this city.
The linger number ot the men Im
ported during the recent strike had
very little exoetleneo In the bundling
of street ours, and If the company had
attempted to tun very many cars, and
If the people had consented to tide In
them, there might have 'been serious
accidents. I don't think we will have
any trouble In passing this ordinance."
NEW RECRUITING STATION.
Primary elections were held Sutur
duy by the Republicans of tho First,
Thirteenth nnd Sixteenth wards, and
by the Democrats ot the Seventh and
The Republican primary election In
the First ward on Saturday afternoon
wnH of an exciting nature, and brought
out n large vole. There were three
candidates in the field for common
councilman, John McDonald, who watt
recently elected to fill the vacancy
caused by the resignation of David H.
Reese; William Jenkins and John J.
Evans. Tho result wos favorable to
Mr. McDonald, who had a plurality of
The return ot the vole cast was
made at Alderman Fldler's office und
was ni follows:
Why yeu should patronize us:
First We are a thorougly re
liable and responsible firm.
Second We Give you the best
Third - Our prices are tha
CAS ELY BROTHERS,
Wholesale Liquor Dealers, 216 Lackawanna Ave.
firxt dUttlct M
Third dUttlct T"
l'onrtli ill'tlUt !
ruth iiutiia m
The Ueinocrats ot the Seventh ward
held their pt Unary election on Satur
day afternoon. John J. Ruane was te
nomluated for common council with
out opposition, and Thomas I.oftus
and Timothy Ilurke were nominated
for constable and assessor, respective
ly, by ti unanimous vote, in the dis
tricts the following nominations were
l'iivl duplet .Mm It. Kelly. Juilitfi Jnlm Uc
vimmy, Inspector: John Lallj, U'ltUtem of ttr.
Sm-ioiiJ ilistiiit Joiqilt Corby, Judge: 0en
Hutrrtt, ia-nt-clori Mliluul I'viby, itsikttr t
Third ditriU-M. W. I'jircll, Judiii-; John II.
rampbell, in-porlcr, W. 1". Md.cui, ii'lte of
Theie was a sharp contest In tho
Thirteenth ward for the Republican
nomination for the ofllces of select
councilman and common councilman.
15. I-. MurrltiiiMi and Alfted Harvey
who formed it combination nnd wlw
weie backed bv 13. T. Jayne, presi
dent of the school board, won out by
big 'malorltles. Merrlman's opponent
wns William Verry, while against
Harvey weie pitted F. K. Sykes und
F. O. Kruegetman. Thu result:
fii.t dWiict liM 47
HCu!id dh-triU 1"' 1-
Thlnl ditri(t 70 w
nwannit township Friday were attend
ed with nn unuHual amount of disor
der. The polling places were wrecked
nnd a general free-for-all fight oc
curred at thu youth district polls.
All kinds ot weapons wero used and
ievetnl of the belllgctents are now
nursing swollen heads as n result. The
bitterest feeling exists between the
Coyneltcs nnd the antls and during the
threo hunts of voting not many ballots
The ballot box was spirited away
attd deposited In 'rfqulro O'Neill's house
and the vote has not yet been counted.
Tho trouble will be aired In court when
an ofllclal count will bo made.
FEES OR SALARY
WHICH WILL IT BE?
Proceedings Began with a View of
Determining: the Standing of the
New County Officials.
for Dressy Men
If you would be n. dressy man you
gloves must be ns correct in shade
and make as any article of wardrob
Ours are just tho proper thing.
ACCIDENTALLY KILLED WIFE.
AN IMPORTANT MEETING.
The ofllcers and members of the
Hoard of Trade, tho clergy of the city,
the officers, directors nnd members of
all hospital or charitable Institution
boards, are requested to meet at tho
Board of Trade rooms on Monday
evening, January 14, nt 8 o'clock.
At this meeting It will be shown that
tho community can materially Increase
the general charity fund with less than
tho usual expense by simply extending
Its patronage to what will be the peo
ple's city directory, published for and
by the people of tho city of Scranton;
the entire profits of which shall go to
charity this nnd each year hereafter.
W. F. Smythe.
Until further notice tho transfer
system will be continued In use as
Scranton Railway Company,
Ry Frank Pllllman, Jr.,
George W. Dershiraer Did Not Know
His Gun Was Loaded.
George W. Dershelmer accidentally
tihot nnd killed his wlfo at Vardcn,
Wayne county, Friday.
He was cleaning his gun, which he
did not know was loaded, when the
charge was exploded. Mrs. Dershelm
er wns standing directly In front of
tho muzzle and received tho entlii;
charge In her left side and died almost
Mr. Dershelmer Is a son of Thomas
Dershelmer, of Dunmore, nnd Is almost
crazed by the tenlble tragedy. Ills
wife was .".3 years of age and Is sur
vived by three dnughters.
Wllllum P. Gill, a young man who
appeared In the role of F.benezer Todd,
the sexton of tho Baptist church, In
the production of "The Village Post
master" at the Lyceum Friday and
Saturday, has been placed In a very
odd position by a will made by his
uncle, who recently died In Liverpool,
Kng. It Is a will that smacks more
ot the novel than real life.
The will reaves GUI live thousand
pounds sterling if he will marry the
ward ot his uncle. GUI Is deeply In
Jove with a young woman who Is a
member of the company nnd they aro
engaged to bo mairled. Hoi promptly
decided that If ho cannot get tho
money without taking the ward also,
the money Is not for him.
A letter was received Saturday by
Gill fiom his father, James GUI, of
Roston, apprising tho young man tit
tho terms of the uncle's will, Tho
POLES WERE CUT DOWN.
Action Against Lackawanna Tele
phone Company at -.- Forge.
The authorities of Old Forgo on Fri
day and Saturday cut down a large
number of the poles which the Lacka
wanna Telephone company erected in
It Is alleged that the poles wore
erected after tho borough council had
refused to grant the necessary frun
chlso to tho company.
The company threatens to sue the
borough for the destruction ot Its
poles, which were erected In that part
of the boronch known ns Lawrence-vlllo.
Coal Fleet Moving South,
Of Kxcluilve WIr from The .VscclaUd Triu.
ntUburif, Jan. 13. Pull tlx million biuhcU
ot coil rr on tht wjy ioutb and Ix-foro the
promt rise In tho Ohio Ii clinked two million
moro will urobazly tie nhlppcd, The fleet now
on the way ii made ud ot 17 boati and H
Maine Arrives at Southampton,
fly Excluthe Wire from Tho Auoclated Prei.
Loudon, Jan. U. The American boiplral ahlp
Mnlne Im arrived at boutlumpton with lmatldt
Fresh Sugar Corn
Meadow Brand. 8c can. 00c dozen.
Royalty Brand, Oc can, $1.00 dozen
Hubbard Brand, 10c can, $1.10 doz
Coursen's Garden Brand, 12c can,
Coursen's Sweet Blossom, 13c can,
Honey Dew, 12c; value 15c.
Sweet Blossom, 10c; value ISc.
Dinner Party, 15c; value 18c.
Dinner Party, 3 lb can 15c; value
Fresh Oreen Limas, 14c.
Porter's Lilac Tomntoes, 10c; value
15 c, 40 ounce cans.
Volunteers Wanted for Service in
Melvlu W. Rowell. a lieutenant In
tho Fifth United States cavalry, ar
rived In the cltv front Philadelphia
Saturday as a lecrultlng ofllcrr, and
todav he will ooen n. lecrultlng sta
tion in ioom" 27 nnd liS of tho Lllnvuy
building, 12 V'vonilnc avenu".
Volunteers ..o wanted for Infantry
and general cavalry assignments, par
ticularly In the Philippines, ns 33,0fi0
men now In service are to be mustered
out within a short thuii and the re
cruits nre needed to talw their placet.
Under tho proposed new army bill,
tho maximum number of soldiers In
tho htandlng at my will be 05,000 men,
and In view of this reorganization, up
wards of CO.POO new men will bo re
quired to swell the ranks of uncle
As fast as tho recruits are enlisted
thev will be sent to the barracks at
Fort Columbus, where n preliminary
examination will be made, and they
will bo equipped and sent to the
WHISKEY CAUSE OF DEATH.
Fatal Error of Sbn of Mr. and Mrs.
From dt Inking a tumbler full of
whiskey, supposing It was cough medi
cine, C-yenr-old James O'Boyle, son of
Mr. and Mrs. James O'Boyle, of River
street, died Friday night.
Tho boy had been Xufterlng fiom x
cold and the mother prepared some
medlelno for him. After a tlmo the
boy thought ho wanted some more of
It and, without apprising his mother
of tho fact, went to tho cupboard and,
mistaking the whiskey for the medi
cine, drank the contents of the glass.
A few hours later his mother found
him In an unconscious condition In his
bed, A physician was summoned, but
ho was unable to savo the youth. The
funeral was held yesterday afternoon
from tho residence and Interment was
made In tho Cathedral cemetery.
Jlcriiiiian'K nujontj. UH
IUnc ''! !"
KnicKtriruu 3"' --
II.iru'a plurality, v-J
The following tlbntlct elu-tlon
cers wero numlnnted:
I'liU dUtrlct ltiiclotir, Amzy Ww.tn; JnJje.
lh.irle Nalliiilrr; lnpe.Uir, Iii.ic (I. William.
Niond district Itfitliter, II. U. Motcm; juiiji',
P. K. Potter; Inspector V. 1'. Smith.
Third district Kcgtctir, l M. Moats Judje,
A. It. Simrdl: Inspector, tieorco Lew It.
A ieei.il election to III be held Tuesday to
eltcl a select councilman. The other candidates
Mill lip ottd fur nt the I'etiruaiy election.
Joseph Kline received the Republi
can nomination for alderman of. the
Foutteenth ward at the primaries
held Satutdayv Philip Vetter, the
other candidate, had a total of 4" to
Kline's SS. Tin.- vote by dlsttlcls fol
lows: l'llt SciCIld
dWntt. dUtrict. Total.
Jo-ipli Kliiu 41 "
Philip J. Vctler !'. H '
Klein'n nuloiity 31
District olllcers wer nominated as
First dlctrlct Judae. James J. Cal
lahan; Inspector, Charles K. Crotha
mel, 55; register of voters, Silas Finn.
Second district Judge, Alfred Shop
land; inspector, Walter E. Davis; reg-
'Isler of voters, George Shafer.
The Democrats of the Nineteenth
ward held a caucus In Kramer's hall,
on Prospect uvenue, Saturday night,
nnd nominated Julius Troy for com
Troy was opposed by John Mais. Tho
vote was: Ttoy, US; Mais, 77. Troy's
majority was SI.
RED HOT PRIMARIES.
District Attorney W. It. Lewli took
the preliminary steps Saturday to have
tho court pass upon the question of
whether or not the new county otllclals
will have to accept the salary provid
ed for olllclals of counties having a
population of over l."0,000. Mr. Lewis
Is acting In behalf of all the county
officials in having thl.s matter deter
mined, as till are affected by It. I ,
Up to this time the county oillclaW '""
have received fees which In nearly
every Instance amount to much more
than the salaries, in some Instances
to more than three times as much.
While It has been announced by the
census department that the county has
over IJD.OOO population at present, the
new olllclals say they were elected be
fore this announcement; that they
wcto elected while the touuty was un
der the fee system, and that an office
holder's fees or emoluments cannot be
changed during his term of otlUv. "What
merit ihere Is In this contention will
be passed upon by the court In the
Mr. Lewis' first step was to present
a bill to the county commHsloners for
$114 fees, for cases Ignored by the grand
jury hist week. Payment was refused,
which put the matter In shape to bs
called to the attention of the court.
An effort will bo made to have the
com t hear the case this week.
As the case will have to go to thu
supreme court. It Is probable that the
Judges will give the case precedence.
on account of Its vital Inlet est to the
lUXIHl CIS, lll.ll UI1 UpiJUl IIIM.V lie UIKC11
to the supreme court during the Lack
awanna week In February. County
Solicitor II. L. Taylor will represent
the commissioner In the mutter.
COUNTY SAVINGS BANK.
305 Lackawanna Avenue
GREAT BARGAIN SALE
lVtIan I.amb "ttauiiuilln" col
lar and nunc, $1I1: ' non..
I'tulau l.ainli Jjil.it, (TICS;
Mink rape, M in. deep, .tiO;
Mini. Cepe, .'O.inch diep. Vi
iUrtln Ope, SO inch deep, li;
Maitin Ope, 27 inch deep, ijW;
Ueaur Cipe. 27 inch deep, VI;
r.lcctrlc Sel, Martin trlvnm-d, 3it
inch deep, tf-l'i; imw
rilecllic Seal, plain, $S0
J.leclrlc :viil, plain,
llleitrio nmI, plain, -1);
All rlotli lapt.1, Coils and fruit t erettlr
F. L. Crane,
324 Lackawanna Ave.
Raw Furs Bought. Furs Ripilted.
Tlie Popular I!oue
Dlrectots Elected nt the Annual
At tits annual meeting of the stock
holders ot the County Savings Bank
and Trust company Ii. A, Wntres, O.
S. Johnson, i:erctt 'Warren, William
F. Hallstend, K, P. Kingsbury, August
Robinson and Joseph O'Htlr-n were re
elected directors for the ensuing year.
The board organized on Saturday by
the selection ot L. A. Wntres, ptesl
dent; O. S. Johnson, Ice-president;
Everett Wauen secretary;" A. II.
JH end In tlio el. ment nf
e, In pi 'juil.v jicpJlhi' the
luolluome loam. W.t'i tlie SAV
ORY h:ami.i no wrists pan
the mere m of a dinner n tt sole
ly wall tlie quillty ot meat, ind
the oven lempcratine. To ultrt,
$1.00 ml 1 to. XIAe a note ul
thin nn your liiplnw Int.
Coyneites and Antls Fought It Out
Tho Democratic primaries In 'the
South nnd Southwest districts of Lack-
THOUQHT FUSE WENT OUT.
E. G. Goursen
480 LACKAWANNA AVENUE.
Wathin J. Williams Killed In the
"Watkln J Williams, a miner cm.
ployed at the Stows colliery, nt Price,
butg, was killed Saturday by being
struck by flying fragments of coal.
Williams had prepared n charge of
powder, Ignited It nnd retired to a
place of safety to await the explosion.
lie waited moro than a sufllclent
length of time for the fuse to rench
the powder and supposing tho spark
had gone out. was advancing to the
face of tho chamber to relight the
fuse when the explosion took place.
lie was frightfully mangled by tho
flying coal and when his fellow work
men took him from beneath the de
brls ho was dead.
Do You See
We have for sale several fine resi
dences in best part of cltv. Charles
Bellinger, Price Building.
It represents tlie price of a
good colored shirt -with culls
to match. They are not cheap
shirts, made to sell cheap
but good One Dollar value
S . - 4,
sysws VsV-Vs l
Finest flour in the
city. We are sole
agents for the State
Foote & Puller Co
Clean Sweep Sale.
Pierce's Market, Penn Avenue
We mAc ipfclalty ot fancy Creamery flut
ter ami itrlclly fieH t-su'j and tlu p;li H a
low m flat (lass cocxU can be sold at.
We do not line ncy ipecial talei or Itadcra
but at all times carry ai vompletn a line ol
Market tloodd, Taney Grocailci and Talile Dellca.
lira a can ke found In thu Urire.t New York
or I'liiladelpUa tlsikett wtiUh we wll at rlelit
W. H. Pierce,
II Lackawanna Ate.
110, 111, 111 Tens it
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In Buying CAiiritixa you oi-
ten want a hit of ndvice, or a
BUKgostlon. You want to go
i where you can get It where
'7 .. .. 1 ... Linn. lIlMOA n.l,n .'
rnp iiRiu L'uixica iiuiu kuwew v.w .,
aro up-to-date and know the
new fahrlcs, colors nnd designs
.nd what's moro quote the vry
lowest prices. In short you
ought to como here.
A Good Strong Ingrain
that cannot bo matched for tho
money. Patterns new and de
sirable; fast colors; all-wool, A
regular heavy weight.
CREDIT YOUP CEUTAINI.Y1
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