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THE SCRANTON TRIBUNE-MONDAY, JANUARY II, 1901'.
WILL BE FREE
WEST SIDE HOSPITAL DOORS TO
BE OPEN TO ALL.
Commencing at Noon Today All
Children Who Apply Will Be In
oculated Absolutely Tree of Charge.
Bear Roaming Aiound the West
Mountain Is Doing Much Damage.
St. Brenden's Tatr Closed Three
Funerals Special Religious Ser
vices News Notts.
Tho illroolorB of tin- West Side hos
pital have decided tlmt all chlldien
who npply at the ln-Ultuthm dully. be
tween the hours of 12 and 1 o'clock
jioon and I and C p. ni. until fiuthr
notice, will be vnit'luated absolute) v
free of chnrge. The woik will bo done
prutultnusly bylhr hospital physicians,
mid children whose parents are unable
to pay for vacclnutlon nie puitleulurly
Invited to take advantage of this offer.
The woil: will begin promptly ut 12
o'clock today, tlrnt t'om 111 t served,
and It Is renuested that the youngsters
line ut) in nn orderly manner In older
that the woilc can be pet formed expe
ditiously. It H essential that all school
children be iccinut'd botoie the first
of February, and In le of the hcl
tancy In this inatttr. pattkulailv be
cause It Involies nn expenditure, ihe
netlon of the hospital directors I both
timely and commendable.
Then- need be no fear for tin safetv
l)f the chlldien, as the same methods
will be used as Is usiemaiv In the
I'gitlor lumpe l-lts now being made
bv the physicians. The hospital taff
InclnrtLS Dr. a. Paine, Dr. M. J.
Williams, Dr. 15. O. I'.eddne, Dr. W. E.
!AUui. Dr. .1. .1. Koberts, Dr. Oeoige P..
Koynotds, Di. .1. J. Carroll, Dr. J. W.
Houser, and otheis who nie rompetent
In every way to fulfill this Itumiitnnl
The teachers of the publie sehools
nnd parents are icquested to infor'ii
ihe children that they can he .ircin
nterl at the hospital free of chaise,
mid The Tribune Is authorized to moke
this formal announcement to the peo
ple of West Scranton. The lesiltt will
be lccorded from clay to day. null it
sIU doubtless, be a leeo-d-bieuker, as
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DUFOUR'S FRENCH TAR.
The Great Mid-Winter
This important eveut is uow in full swing, and those
of our friends who know by expsrieuce what this Mid
Winter Blauhct Sale nieaus, as a money saver, will not lies
tatc to take advantage of it, should they want Anything
in that line.
Here Are the Facts, Your
Judgment Must Do the Rest.
Pure Wool Blankets
1J?-'1 Estta Quality White California, weie $10.00, now $8.50.
11-4 Extii Quality White California Blankets, were $0.00, now $7.50
11-4 Fine White California Blankets, were $5.50, now $4.00.
11-4 Tine White Puie Wool Blankets, were $4.00, now $3.25.
10-4 Pine White Puie Wool Blankets, were $4.75, now $3.75.
11-4 Heavy White Wool Blankets, weie $4.00, now $3.25.
11-4 Heavy White Wool Blankets, weie $3.00, now $2.25.
10-4 Heavy White Wool Blankets, weie $2.25, now $1.75.
Colored Wool Blankets
11-4 Extra Quality Oiay Wool Blankets, weie $0.00, uow .L75.
11-4 Very Fine Puro Wool Grey Blankets, were $4.75, now $3.75.
10-4 Very Fine Pure Wool Grey Blankets, were $3.75, uow $3.00.
, 11-4 Extra Heavy Giey Wool Blankets, were $2.85, now $2.25.
10-4 Extia Heavy Grey Wool Blnnkets, were $2.25, now $1.75.
11-4 Good Gioy Wool Blankets, were $2.50, now $1.75.
10-4 Pure Wool Scarlet Blankets, wore $4.00, now $3.25,
11-4 Fancy Plaid Blankets (new combinations) were $5.00, now $3.50
Bath Robes and Comforts
100 Fancy Bath Robes that sold for $1.50, now $1.10.
Eiderdown Comfoits, size 0x0, were $4.50, now $2.08,
Eiderdown Comforts, fine silk coverings, were $8.00, now $5.08.
Eiderdown Comfoits, fine silk coverings, were $10.00, now $7.40.
This sale contiuues just
lower priced goods thau ave
tor the asking.
fnr as the iiuiiiber of canes handled are
Closing of the Fair.
Tho closing of St. Brenden's fair Sat
urday evening wus marked by tho at
tendance of a large crowd. The Law
rence orchestra played a number of
choke selections nnd other features
were Intiodttced In nn entertaining
Among the pilzes won wete the fol
lowing: Hook wine, Mrs. P. J. 3le
Cann; pin cushion, Qertiude Ulcwitt;
lamp globe, .Robert Barrett; sealskin
cap, Itev. A. J. Uroderlck, of .Montrose;
rocking chair, Miss McNumaru, tit
Muiket street; nint-thyst rosary, Mar
garet Lilly, pair of shoes, Michael
Dempsey, of Monioe avenue; clock,
Philip r. Gonlck.
The fair will be opened Thursday,
Friday and Saturday evenings of tills
week for the disposition of a number
of valuable articles which yet remain
to be chanced off.
There will be special son Ices every
evening this week In the Wnshbutn
Sticct Piesbylerlan chinch. The meet
lugs will begin ptomptlv at 7.30 and
will conclude promptly at S."0.
Members an; urged to attend thorfo
meetings, which will be In ehaige of
the pastor, lte. J. P. Moffat, D. D.
One of the largest funeral:: ever seen
In liellcvuc followed the remains of the
late John Hewitt to their final resting
place, in the Catliedr.il tenieteiy on
Satuiday morning. A high mass of re
quiem wus ceiebiated In Holy Cross
church by llev. W. P. O'Donnell, who
also preached the funeral setmon. The
pall-lxarers weie Patrick limine.
Frank Maugun, Muhael O'Malley.
I'.mii'k l.ons, Patrick O'Malley, Put
The fuueial of ihe late .Mrs. Marj
Gable, who dljd Filday night at her
home. 22tf North Main avenue, e
cuired yosterduy aftornoon nt 2.30
o'clock. Deceased was CS years of age
and is survived by time sons Jacob,
Frederick and "William, the latter of
Little Falls, X. V. The remains wete
Intoned in the German Catholic cemo
The lemnlns of the late Ml. Alice
Talor, a former resident, who died In
AVIlkes-llarie, were. Interred In the
Washburn stieet cemetery Saturday
General News Notes.
The chimney of a house on South
Lincoln abenue, between Jackson and
Washburn stteots, became over-heated
yesterday at noon nnd nn alarm was
sent In from box 30, Jackson street and
Lincoln avenue. The Columbian re
sponded and suppressed tho flames be
foie any serious damage resulted. The
loss will be tilfllng.
Lyman Howe's moving picture exhi
bition will be presented at the Simp
son Methodist Episcopal church this
evening under the auspices of 'the Sun
day school. Ackland Boyle, a mono
loglsl, will also entertain.
The local barbers' union will meet
ten days. Those who want
here quoted may have thein
this evening nt 8.30 o'clock in John
Hughes' place on West Lackawanna
avenue to perfect their organization.
Tho Columbia Hose company will
hold an Important meeting this even
ing. The sacrament of the Lord's Supper
was administered Inst evening at the
Jackson Street Baptist church. ,
Tho hand-book for the year was dis
tributed nt tho close of services In
the Washburn Street Presbyterian
church yesterday. The day's offerings
wie devoted to foielgn missions.
Itev. David Jones, pastor of the First
Welsh Congregational church, preached
ut the Simpson Methodist Episcopal
church last evening In the absence of
the pastor, who Is 111.
The revival services nt the Hampton
Street Methodist Episcopal church will
bo continued each evening this week
Itev. D. V. Gwllym, of New York,
conducted special services at St. Da
vid's Episcopal church yesterday,
which weie well attended,
Today Is the last day for candidate!,
for Republican nominations to register
In the Fifteenth ward.
Dr. T. Turner Thomas nnd sister,
Miss Margaret, both of Philadelphia
Have been cnlled here by tho Illness of
their father, Thomas Thomas, of Hamp
ton street, who has been seriously 111
with un attack of pneumonia. He wus
somewhat Improved yesteida.
The police have been Infouned thai
a bear is carrying off all the live stock
In the vicinity of Koyser avenue and
Webber's grove. A number of pigs
have been missed recently and .several
patties are jepoited to have seen the
bear prowling around at the foot of
the West mountain, Hero Is an oppor
tunity for some of our crack local
maiksmen to distinguish themselves.
Joim and Helen, children of Mr. and
Mrs. John Fceney, of North Keboeea
aenuo, are recovering from a three
.Mr. nnd Mrs. Albert Jones, of South
Itehecca nvenue, ate rejoicing over the
anivn! of a daughte:- at their home.
William Miller, Jr., and two childteu,
of South Bromley avenue, are recover
ing from sickness.
Thomas McCormlck. of Meridian
Micet, is suffering from an attack of
Miss Margaiot Pembrldge. of Noith
Main avenue, Is Indisposed.
Mis. Chnuncey Deinming, of South
Main avenue, Is lsltlng her son In
Ml.ss Lillian Shlveley. of North Hyde
Park avenue, Is suffering from an at
tack of typhoid fever.
George llnirlngton, of North Hyde
Park avenue, Is suffering from thu
Miss Nellls Fellows, of Tenth street,
has returned home fiom New York.
Miss Margaret P. radden, of Hamp
ton stieet, Is ill with the grip.
It. F. Post and son, rtoboit. of Chest
nut stieet, are visiting relatives m
Mrs. D. L Glynn, of Meridian stieet.
Is scilously HI with pneumonia.
Mrs. John Benoie, of Scranton street,
is repotted to be quite ill.
Ilev. J. B. Sweet, D. D of the Pimp
son Methodist Episcopal church, Is te
coverlng from an attack of the grip.
Miss Florence Dougherty, of Locust
street, is convalescing from a siege of
NORTH SCRANTON NOTES.
Recital Given Eatuiday Night in the
Auditorium by the Pupils of
Prof. G. A. Wnlkinshaw.
A lecltal by the pupils or Prof. C, A.
W.ilklushaw wus given In the Audl
toiluin, Saturday evening. The at
tendance was large, between TOO and
S00 persons being present. The music,
lendeied was very delightful, and al
together praiseworthy to Mr. Walkln
Miaw, showing the painstaking and
bkillful manner In which he must have
trained his pupils.
The opening piece, "Ilnby's Player,"
a waits, rendered by the orchestra,
was received with applause. A line
piano duet, "Fairy Queen," was well
played by Misses Ely nnd McLalu. A
Scotch uir, "Vatic-Sweet Afton," four
violins, was rendered with exaulslte
taste by Misses Hill, McPcak, Mc
cracken and Cousin. A piano solo,
waltz, by Miss A. Summeis, was exe
cuted with such taste as to cause ap
plause. Joshua John, a favorite In tho
musical circles in the North End, very
tastefully sang "Marguerlta," by Goni
al d, and "Flight of Ages," by Stephen
Adams, which were lecelved with nn
plausp, tho enthusiasm bring so great
that he had to make his nppearance
"Homance of Athlone," well rendered
by the orchestra, was. received with
great enthusiasm. The lunditlon of -i
piano solo, "Silver Stats," by Miss Jes
sie IIIII, was received with much an-
pluuse. A recitation given by Miss
Young, "The Cook," caused toars of
laughter, to which she had to respond.
A violin solo, "Dancla," tendered
by Miss Marlon Hill, with piano
foite accompaniment by Prof, Walk
lnshaw, wus most exquisitely ten
dered, and she had to appear twice In
resnonsn to the applause of the audi
ence. The closing piece, a march, "Wien
Blolbt Welti," by the oichestia, was
most skilfully lendercd. Prof. Wall:
lnhhaw deserves 'ery gicat pialse foi
the masterly way In which he eon
dm ted the music. The evening was so
delightful that theie ate nuiueious ic
quests for u repetition, which Prof.
Wulklnshaw promises In the near
Miss Jackson acted us accompanist.
Her pleasing manner and musical tal
ent are well known. The audience was
delighted with her.
Told in n Pew Lines.
The following ouleers were elected at
a meeting held In Milhu's hall, or the
lutet national TeaniHteis' and Dilverf
union, last Kilduy evening; President,
M. J. Btokcnshln; vlcc-pri-sl.lent,
Chnilcs Stebhlnn: secreiary-tu-asuior,
J. 13. Johnson; lecordlng secielnry,
John Indian; comluctoi, Ilci't SHco;
trubtecs, Frank Oliver, It. S. Hnrvov,
John Burns; conespomllng si-cu-larv.
J. J. Cuiniibell.
News matter will receive attention If
left at Davis' drug Htore, cornf-r of
Main avenuo and Maiket stieet.
MIsh Currle Kvnnu, of Spring si reft,
I.h Hlightly indisposed,
The North Llud StutH and the De-
THE HOMMEST MAN IN SCRANTON
it well aa the lunJmnuht, and otlien
ire Invited to rail on any ilruirclit and got
Ireo a trial bottle ol Kcrnp'a halwin lor the
Throat and I.unga, a remedy tlut la guaranteed
to euro and ielleo all CI ronlo and Acutn Couglia,
Aitluna, IliontldtU and Coiuumutlen. 1'iice ZW.
Is Often Made by the Wisest
of Scranton People,
It's a fatal mistake to neglect back
ache. Bnckache Is the first symptom of
Serious complications follow.
Doan's Kidney Pills cure them
Don't delay until too late.
Until It becomes diabetes Blight's
Head what a Scranton citizen says:
Mr. Austin Coneny, of 402 Irving
avenue, says: "I was bothered for the
past fifteen yems with a pain ucross
my kidneys. At times It struck me In
the hips and extended down my legs.
It was woise In the caily evening or
titter I did a haid duy's work. 1 was
advised to try Doan's Kidney Pills
nnd having lead In our city papets
ho much about them I got a box at
Matthews Htos.' drug store and wns
nut prised to tlnd how quickly they
benelitted me. 1 soon had not the
least pain in my back."
For Mile by all dealcis. Pilec f.O
cents. Foslor-Mllburn Co., Buffalo, N.
Y sole agents for the United States.
Hemember the name Doan's and
take no substitute.
fenders will play basket ball at the
Audltoitum tomorrow evening.
Mis. John McDonald, of Noith Main
avenue. Is suffering with the grip.
James Iteed, of Violence- street, has
gone to New York city, from where
he will sail for England.
Miss Lillian McfJInnls, of Weston
place, has lecoveicd from an attack of
Two special cam have been char
tered by the Provldenco Methodist
Kpiscopul church, which will leave the
square at 12.1" o'clock this afternoon
with persons who wish to attend tho
funeral of Mrs. William Edgar, which
will take place at the Dunmore Metho
The Dutch Gap Mission Sundav
school will produce tho cantata, "A
Day In the Woods," In the Welsh Con
gregational church on January 16.
Attorney H. P. Peynolds will sail
this week for Europe, whore he will
join Mrs. Reynolds, who has been
abroad for the past year, nnd accom
pany her on the voyage home.
Mrs. P. T. Jayne. of Green Uldgo
street, Is recovering fiom a severe at
tack of grip.
A stated meeting of Green Uldgo
lodge. Free and Accepted Masons, will
be held In Mnsonio hall, 1553 Dickson
ovnue, this evening at 7.30 o'clock.
They will work F. cud M. M. de
grees. For a grip powder that will cure
grip, or a hadache powder that will
cure headache, go to C. P. Jones' drug
stoie. 1S&7 Dickson avenue. Three
doses, 10 centfc.
The annual business meeting of the
Green Midge Presbyterian church will
h held In the church this evening at
7.30 o'clock, at which time reports will
be read, pews will be rented and two
tiuslces elected. It la desired that
as many of the members as can will
be present nt this meeting.
Mrs. William Edgar.
Mrs. William Edgar died Friday at
hf-r home in Owego, JC. Y. She wna
tho wife of Uov. 'William Edgar, who
until last spring was pastor of the
Piovldence Methodist Episcopal chuich.
The remains will 'be brought to this
city tomorrow at 12.38 p. m. and re
moved to the Dunmore Methodist
Episcopal church, nhere funeral ser
vices will be conducted tit 1.33. Inter
ment will follow In the Dunmore ( emo
Mis. Edgar had rot been in food
health for some time, but her friends
did not believe her condition serious
and tho announcement of her deuth
was a sad shock to the many through
out thla valley who know and uJmlred
her. Mrs. Edgar was well known In
Scranton und vicinity, her huslund
having been pastor of the Dunmore
Methodist Episcopal church from ISVi'
30; Carbondnle Methodist Kp'-Kopal
chinch. 1S91-1; Providence, 1S95-19C0.
Mis. Edgar is survived by her husband
and thieo children.' William, Arthur
Ohui les McMullen dle.d at C DO o'clock
yesterday morning ut his home, 438 Jef
ferson avenue, this city. Ho was bom
at AVayinurt, Wayne county, IM., Janu
aiy 11, 1S5:', and wns a hon of Silas and
Lydln . .McMullen. For many years
before and up to the time of his ic
movnl to Scranton he was employed
by the Delawaio and Hudson company
at Wnymart. In 1SS7 ho removed to
Setanton nnd engaged In the hardware
trade as senior member of tho tlrm of
McMullen, Schlager & Ferber, aftnr
wuids Incorporated as the Lackawanna
llardwaio company. He Is survived by
a widow nnd one child, lloswell Mc
Mullen, nlso by u In other, S. A. Mc
Mullen, of Carhondale. nnd two sistets,
Mm, Daniel Thompson, of Tacoina,
AVnshlngton, and Mis. Oeoige Berrv,
Ho was a member of St. Luke's
church of this city. Ho was n mem
ber alHo of W.iymnrt lodge, Fioe nnd
Accepted Masons, of Carbondnle chap
ter, and of Mellta comniandery of
Scinntnn. The funeral services will be
held hi tho icsideuco at 1.30 o'clock
on Tuesday afternoon. Interment at
Muplev.'ood cemetery, Carhondale.
Mrs. Emily Moore.
Mis. Emily Moore died Satuiday
nlsht at her home In North Scranton,
after n few days' lllncfs. Sho was the
widow of the late William Moore, for
yeurs one of the leading business mon
of that part of tho city. Sho was a
sister of the .late Mrs, l'ulaskl Carter
und aunt of Mrs. W. D. Kennedy.
Mrs. Mooio was born ut Hampton,
Conn., seventy-four yeara ago, and
came to this city in 1851. She had re
WILL PREACH HIS FAREWELL
Rev. W. H. Williams to Closo His
Scries of Meetings in tho M. E.
Church Fire Damages the House
Owned by William McCarthy.
Rov. P. H. Brooks, of Wllkes
Bane, Spoko in tho Presbyterian
Church Revival Sorvices In Tripp
Avenue Christian Church.
Kov. W. H. Williams, the "Drummer
Evangelist," will eloo his series of
meetings tonight In the Methodist
Episcopal church with . faiewcll ad
dress. Up to last night twenty-eight
persons had Joined the chinch since tho
Mr. Williams spoke four times yes
terday. At 10.30 a. m. ho spoke In the
Methodist church In Parsons on "The
Work of the Anti-Saloon League." At
3 p. m. he returned to the Methodist
church, Dunmore, at the close of thn
Sunday school. He spoke on "Habit,"
using a piece of ioie to Illustrate the
talk. At 4 p. m. there was a men's
meeting, subject, "The Angel of the
Hearthstone." At 7.30 p. m. he spoko
on "Breaking Homo Ties." At all these
services Mr. Williams was greeted
with flue congiegntlons. Itev. Van
Cleft says that "The Lust Romp with
the Tiger" nnd "Breaking Home Ties"
are very strong talks and should bo
heard In every pulpit In the city and
Sexton's House Damaged.
Tho alarm of lite turned In from box
M on Saturday night was occasioned
by a slight blaze In n house near the
toll-gate, occupied by John Sexton, nnd
owned by William McCarthy. Owing
to the prompt action of the bucket
brigade the blaze was quickly extin
guished, about $23 being tho amount of
tho damago done, which was fully cov
ered by insurance.
The Independent and A. D. Spencer
Fire companies responded, but owing
to lack of a lire hydrnnt In that nelgh
bodhood they could have done nothing
eon If they had been needed. The
lire alarm system, as usunl, was out
of order, one long blow being rung,
which Is supposed to denote simply n
Among the Churches.
Itev. P. II. Urooks, of Wilkes-Dane,
homo missionary for the Lackawanna
Presbytery, occupied the pulpit of the
Presbyterian church yesterday morn
ing. A large congregation enjoyed his
stirring address on the subject of
A congregational meeting will bo
held In the Presbyterian church Tues
day evening. Two trustees will bo
elected and tho annual renting of pews
will take place at that time. After
the business of the evening has been
attended to the Ladles' Aid society of
the church will servo light refresh
ments. This Is n new feature of the
annual pew renting evening nnd It Is
hoped that large numbers will be pres
ent to show their appreciation of the
kindness of the ladles.
Tho Young Ladles Mission circle of
tho Presbyterian church will meet with
Mrs. M. W. Chamberlain at her home
on Dlakely strept on Thursday evening
nt 7.30 o'clock.
The Women's Missionary society of
the Piesbyteilan church will meet at
Mrs. W. D. Decker's, on Cherry street,
Thursday nfternoon at 3 o'clock.
The i evival services at the Tripp
Avenue Christian church wore well at
tended last night. Extra chairs were
used to accommodate the congregation
THE DEATH ROLL.
sided here ever since. The funeral will
be held Tuesday afternoon at 2.30
o'clock fiom the lesldence, 131 West
Market street. Intel ment In Dunmore
Mrs. James Nealis.
Mrs. James Xealls, of H North
Ninth street, died yesterday morning.
Deceased had b.-en a resident of West
Scranton for many yeais and was
known as a woman of many endear
ing qualities. She Is survived by her
husband and the follow in,, sons nnd
daughteia: P. J Peter F Frank, Au
gustus and Agnes, of this city, and
Mrs. J. Hayes, of Elintru, N. Y.
The funeral will take place tomor
row morning at 9 o'clock. A tenulem
mass will bo celebrated at St. Patilck's
church and Interment will be made in
tho Cathedral cemetery.
Mrs. Wilhelmlna Shank.
Mi. Wilhelmlna, Schauk. of -112
Willow stieet, aged 67 yeius, died yes
teulnv nfternoon. Mrs. Schank has
been 111 for u long time, 'hut horo her
suffering with true Christian forti
tude. She had resided In South
Scranton foi over thlitv years and
was highlv icsnccted hv everybody.
She Is survived bv three sons,
CSeorge, William and Chnileh, the well
know Suiiu-e stieet "hoe dealer. Tho
f uncial announcement will be mad'1
Michael Mot ton.
Mkhaul Morton died Futuiday ufter
noon ut his home, 140') l'lttston ave
nue. He wan 31 years of age nnd Is
suivtvcd by a wife and two children.
The funeral will bo held Tuoduy
morning at 0 o'clock. A lequicin mass
will be celebrated In St. John's Catho
lic chuich, South Scranton, and Inter
ment will be made In the Cathedral
Thomas Wright, an aged resident, of
1301 Academy street, died osterdny ut
ter ii lingering Illness. Deceased 1j
Biinlved bv his wife nnd tin ec sons,
Mlchutl, William and John.
The funeral will take place Wednes
day morning at 1) o'clock, Services will
be held In St. Patrick's church and
Interment will bo made In tho Cathe
Thomas Phillips, aged 48 years, died
Filday night nt his home, 1002 Eynon
street, nfter a brief Illness, Deceased
had been employed as a machinist for
a number ot years by tho Delaware,
Lnckawanna nnd Western company
nnd Is survived by a wife nnd live chil
dren. The funeral will take place at 2.30
With every set of our best teeth contracted for on
or before February 15th, 1901.
Gold CroWns, $3.00. Bridge Work, $3.00
Fillings, 50 Cents.
Extracting free when teeth are ordered. All"
work guaranteed in writing for ten years.
Union Painless Dentists
DR. C. S. FAATZ, Manager.
305 Lackawanna Ave. Scranton, Pa.
present. Mr. Cobb discoursed on the
themo of "The Prodigal Son." At the
closing of .Saturday evening's service
nine wore baptized. They were re
ceived Into the church last evening.
The topic for this evening will be
"What Shall I Do to He Saved?"
A meeting of the Republican voters
of the borough of Dunmore will bo
held at the hotel of John Drink on
Tuesday, Januaty 1"., 1901, at 7.30
o'clock p. m., to arrange, for the regis
tration of candidates for tho several
borough offices to be voted for at the
W. S. Decker, Chnliinan.
Told in a Few Lines.
Rev. and Mrs. P. It. Diooks nnd
daughter. Miss May, were entertained
nt the "Homestead" by Mr. nnd Mrs.
A. D. nincklnton yesterday.
Conductor William Johnson renewed
old acquaintances with Port Jervls
friends last week.
Daniel Wlckhnm, of Liberty. N. Y
spent last week with friends In town.
Mr. and Mis. E. D. Ames spent Sat
urday with Hawley relatives.
Mrs. George Frost, of Dt Inker stroet,
Is ut Georgetown for a few days.
H. A. Smith, of ninghamton, N. Y.. Is
spending several days with friends on
George Glffoid, who has spent some
time with friends in town, returned to
his home In New York, Saturday.
SOUTH SCRANTON NOTES.
The funeral of the late Louis Kaes
ter. who was a charter member of the
Germanla society and one of the old
est residents of this side, took place
Saturday morning from his home on
Prospecft nvenue. A requiem -mas.1
was celebrated In St. Mary's Catholic
church, on River street, nnd Interment
wns made In the Twentieth waid
Fred Albrecht. of Stone avenue, la
confined to his home with tho grip.
The St. Mnrv's Glee nnd Diamatlo
club will meet for rehearsal this even
ing. William Holder, of 410 Cedar ave
nue, hns recovered from his Illness.
Miss Kate Rohrlg und Mrs. Charles
Sprandel are vlsltlnc friends nt Fotty
Mrs. John Kourlk. of Meadow ave
nue, Is recovering from a severe at
tack of heait trouble.
The Patriotic Order Sons of Ametl
ca. Camp 430. will conduct their an
nual smoker this evening.
The Primitive Social club is making
o'clock this afternoon. Interment will
be made In the Washburn street ceme
tery. Miss Effie Barney.
Miss Lille 13urney, aged 17 ears,
daughter of Mr. nnd Mrs. William II.
Harney, of 540 Deacon street, died yes
terday. Tho funernl will occur Wednesday
morning at S o'clock. Interment will
be made In Cook cemetery, Scott Val
ley. Fiedeilck. the four-wceks-old sun of
Mr. und Mrs. Casper Fuhres, of 90"i
l'lttston nvenue. died Satuiday after
noon, after a two days' Illness. Tho
funeral will tnke place this afternoon
from the fnmilv residence. Interment
will bo made In the Plttston avenuo
Hull!, the 7-mohihfOld hild of Wil
liam and Nnoml Cousins of 3"01 Noith
Main avenue, died on Saturday. The
funeial will occur at 2 o'clock. ln
teiment will be made In thu Dunmoie
Stella, the 3-vein -old daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Mnthew Troy, of S32
living avenue, died Saturday about J
o'clock. Tho funeral will take place
this nftcinoon from the home. Inter
ment In ''athc-dral CathIc cemetoiy.
An infant child of Mr. and Mrs.
Joseph Taylor, of Jackson street, died
Friday night and was bulled In tho
Cathedral ueineteiy yesterday nfter
noon. The vounir son of Detective and
Mis. Seldman died Saturday evening,
nfter an Illness of one dnv. ,
The tuneiu! of the Into Morris J.
Andtews will take place from the fam
ily lesldence, 1018 Mulbeny Mreet, this
altornoon nt 2.30 o'clock. Fi lends
wishing to vlnw tho r"inalns can do
so between 12 and 1 o'cloelc
Servlcos over tho remains of the
la to Thomas Philllns will bo held nt
2.30 o'clock this afturnoon at thu
house, 1002 Evnon stteet. Interment
will bo mado In the Washburn strict
The remains of the late Charles
Lewis will bn taken to Wulton, N. Y
ut 10.40 this morning, for Interment.
Services will b-i conducted ut the
house, on South Eluhlh street, at 9.13
o'clock, bv Itov. J. B. Sweet. D. D,,
pastor of the Simpson Methodist Epis
Thn funeral of tho lute Ji.hu Jones
Mill take place nt 2 o'clock this after
noon from the house. 1312 Academy
stieet. Interment will bo mado In tho
Washburn stieet cemetery.
1 YCEUrt THEATRE
'Rel A Biirgunder, Leitecond Ma
Dully, limine Manager.
THURSDAY, JANTTABY 17.
o.si: 1'F.itroiutAxcr. only.
LEIBLEB & COMPANY'S
Splendid production ol
Ai presented lor 1JJ nlclils In New York i4
110 nlchti In lloaton.
30 PEOPLE ON THE STAGE 30
Prlcpt $1.60, $1.00, 75c, fcOo. nnd 25o.
ixuts on sale Tuesday at 0 a. ni.
ACADEHY OF HUSIC,
RBI'' & ntlKOUNHEtl MARRY A. BROWN
Managers and Lessee. Local Manager.
ALL THIS WEEK.
Morrison Comedy Co.
Presenting a repertoire of high claia
comedy and melo-dramas.
Monday Night, Princess of Patches.
Tuesday Matinee, One Night in June
Tuesday night, We 'Uns of Tennesteo
Matinee Prices, 10 and 20 cents.
Evening Prices, 10, 20 and 30 cents.
New Gaiety Theatre
II. It. I.ONO, Leasee and Manager.
Three Ttiys Cpmmcnclns Monday, Jan. II.
7lii original, up-t.vdite tuilcsque, entitled
THE WISE GIRL
Direction ol Miivanl J: Kmeraon.
6 Big Vaudeville Actl-S
Grand n production ol iho Corbctt-McCoy Ccutert
Prlir Matinees, 1" and 2't cents.
Kvcninxti, IS, 23, 33 and SO cent.".
extensive preparations for lis coming
masquerade ball, to bo held In Ath
Adam Ilrier. of G1C PtttfltorHavfnue,
Is conllned to his home with nn at
tack of grip.
MYSTEBY YET UNSOLVED.
No Light Shed on the Child Found on
The Identity of the person Mho de
posited the body of a dead born Infant
on an ash heap near the Scranton
Hallway company's power house on
Filday has not yet been revealed, and
It remains for thu police to solve the
Coroner Itobcrts held an nutopsy In
the case on Saturday and determined
that the infant was still-born. Tho
patties who deposited the body on tho
nsh dump evidently wero familiar with
child birth, us materials and drugs
tihc-d in such cases Mere found on tho
Dr. Itobcrts did not deem an Inquest
necessary, but believes the polled
should Investigate the case.
The child's skull Mas crushed, but
the coroner decided that this M'as
caused by surgical Instruments ut tho
child's birth. Chief Ttobllng told a
Tribune man lost night that ho wan
perfectly satisfied with the coronerM
finding. The police do not attach
much Importance to the fact that tho
bodv was so carefully wrupped In a.
night-robe and cotton. That and eoino
other circumstances show that the
child was bom Into a family of soma
KILLED ON THE RAILROAD.
Resident of Dickson City Mutilated
on the Ontario nnd Western.
Clint les Oordon, nged 35 yeurs, re
siding with his family in Dickson City,
wns run down and Instantly kllle I
yesterday moinlng, while walking on
the tincks of the Ontailo and Western
utllroad, near the bildge, nt Dickson
The body was mangled almost be
yond recognition, the head, legs, nrm-j
anil hands having been crushed In u
honlhle manner. For several houis
I no one could bo found to Identify th?
remains and they Mere removed to
I'ndeit.tker Jones' morgue, on North
About noon, n brother of the de
ceased called at tho morguo and Iden
tified Oordon, nnd later Mrs. Gordon
appeared nnd lecognlzed tho mutilated
body of her husband. Coroner Itob
cits was notified, n Jury M-as em
panelled, nnd nn Inquest will bo held
In a few days. .
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