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THE SCRANTON TRIBUNE-WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16, 1901'.
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INSTALL OFFICERS ANN SUBMIT
Interesting Figures Feitniuing to
the Tnst Year's Work of This En
terprising Company Double Wed
ding of Ocorge Russell and Kate
Ford and Charles Russell and
Rosanna Nafus Illustrated Leo
tuxc This Evening Other News
Notes and Personals.
Tin following eillicors wei'j Installed
fil the uieotliifr nt the Columbia IIo.si!
and Chemical company, held on Mon
day evening: President, Charles Car
less; vlco president, Kdward IVthrlrk;
treasurer, Joseph Oliver: le'cordlnir
nocrctnry, llobert Dlehl: tlunnrlal
Bocrotary, Fianlclln Phillips: foreman,
IWllllam layman; llrst assistant, Uev
iTly Chase; second assistant. Kvnn
IWaltoiH; trustees, Charles Cotlosrf, Al
bert Lewis, Albert Davis: representa
tlvo to Pirenicn's ICellef association.
AVHIIiim Jones and A. IS. Holmes.
Tlio annual report of the company
from Jan, 1 to Dec. SI, l'JOO, was also
oubmltted as follows: Still alarms, f;
Kenernl alarms, 1: call nlaini, 1: bell
nlatms, r,6: hours of service worked,
62-R3; number of tanks of chemical
used 1.1C0 gallons; number of feet of
chemical hose laid, 4X-: number of
feet of water hose, 4,000; number feet
of ladders inlscd, lill!; average attend
ance, of men at llres, llfteen.
I 1!c. J. 5. Sweet, pastor of the Simp--cu
Mi'lhoillst Kptscopal church, olll
H'lated at a double wedding recently ut
EOS Kdward'? court, when George llus
pell and Miss Kate Ford, of Des
-Moines, In., and Charles Hussell and
IMIhs Kosanna Nafus, of Lehman, I'a.,
ipiv the contracting parties.
The event was an unusual oecur
Jenee lit West Scrnnton and the happy
couples were the recipients of hearty
"congratulation") from all who wit
nessed tho ceremonies. A reception
followed tlio weddings and a general
Jollification was entered Into by all.
The Russell bt others and their wives
Shave the best wishes of The Tilbuno
for a happy and prosperous married
General News Notes,
Uev. William Davles, of the Hellevtie
Welsh Cnlvlnlstlc Methodist chinch.
out for I and COLDS
DUFOUR'S FRENCH TAR.
Bargain Sale of
There arc but five numbers iu this lot, but if the
quantity is limited, the quality certaiuly is not, while
their beauty is unquestionable. You'll like them if
you appreciate correct styles and desirable colorings,
and as for the weaves, or makes, they're just as re
liable as any we have in stock to offer you.
Substantial Price Reduction
Iu such silks are equivalent iu every way to discount
ing your dollars at so much on every hundrod cents
(that is, if you've been thinking of buying silks),
consequently we advise our patrous to take advan
tage of this offeriug, if the goods put forward are to
Pairs Fancy Cord Silks, iu Navy and Ca
det Blue, Grey, Cardinal, Violet and
White. A fine 75c quality for
Pairs Pekin Striped and Hemstitched
Silks. A little lot ot beauties in fashion
able colorings, worth 85c. Sale Price
Pairs Rich Cord Silks
colors. As good a silk
even dollar. Now
AA Pairs handsome colored S Iks aud Satins
Jw iu the choicest of the season's effects for "71"
"" waists fine linings, etc., worth $1.25 and t f
$1.50 a yard. Sale Price U
iP Pairs Novelty Plaid aud Check Silks that A A
ln.4 wcre so,( r $o and $1.25 a yard. HMP
V- Choice while they last for UUU
'A 111 duller a lecture' entitled "On
'Seas and Lands: or, Prom London to
Austrnllri," In the Bolluvue Calvlnlstlc
Mcthodlrt church this evening. The
lecture will be Illustrated abundantly
with stereoptlcon view. Doors open
at 7 o'clock, lecture commencing at "."0
sharp. All are Invited to attend. Ad
mission, 'i cents.
A, U. Holmes, of South Wain ave
nue, tlto well known Insurance agent,
(li emau, church worker and 'society
man ard all around good fellow, wot
llfty years old on Monday and his
friends surprised lilm at Ids home dur
ing the evening and In addition to con
gratulating him presented him with a
bountiful landscape picture. Mr.
Holmes and his estimable wife were
equal to tin.- occasion and entertained
their visitors loyally. The occasion
was one long to be remembered.
Miss Ina Lamb, of Falrvlew avenue,
was recently surprised by a number
of friends on the occasion of her birth
day and all uere the recipients of much
hospitality at the hands of the hostess.
Mrs. Kills, of Swetlniul street. Is re
ported in lit: quite III at her home.
John lienor?, the well known con
tractor nuil lumber dealer, Is suffering
from the prevailing ailment, the gilp.
Mrs. William Itmnclt and daughter,
Annie, of Pleasant street, are recover
ing from an attuck of grip.
Mrs. John McFaddon, of Schenec
tady, X. Y., Is visiting at the home of
her parents on I'rlce street.
The special services at the- Jackson
Street liaptlst church are being con
tinued during the piesent week under
the direction of the pastor, Hew Thus,
do tJiuchy, D. D.
The regular weekly prayer meeting
of the Simpbon Methodist Kplscopal
church will be held this evening.
Services over the remains ot the late
Thomas Wright will be held at St. Pat
rick's church at ! o'clock this morning.
Interment will be made In the Cathe
l'dward Claik, a driver boy in the
Clt. Pleasant mines, hud his foot
miueezed while at work on Monday.
IIu Is being treated at the West Side
Tho Twentieth Onttny Social club
will conduct their llrst social of the
new year In Mears' hall this evening.
Protessor Hayes will play and th
grand march will be started promptly
at ! o'clock.
Kdward Ituane, of Cincinnati, Ohio,
was circulating among the local mall
carriers yesterday, taking ouleis tor
their hprlng uniforms.
Mis. Thomas Harris Is quite HI at
her home on Not th Sumner avenue.
The members of Camp No. '., Patll
otlc Order ot Americans, served an ex
cellent dime supper to a large number
of patrons in Ivorlle hall last evening.
An Infant child of Mr. and Mrs. John
Dunn, of Airhbald street, was Interred
l-.i the Cathedral cemetery yesterday
Tho employes of the Mt. Pleasant
and Capou&e collieries were paid yes
terday. The Ladles' Aid society ot the Ply
mouth Congregational chinch will hold
an all-day session In the church today.
At the regular meeting of Camp No.
ITS, Patriotic Order Sons of America,
In Red Men's hall tomorrow evening.
in all the leading fftfk
as ever sold for an Wlf1
an entertainment and social will follow
the business session.
Attorney Charles K. Daniels, of Divi
sion fctreet, was among the Sciantonl
ans nt Ilnrrlsburg yesterday.
The weekly school deposits at the
West Side bank on Monday amounted
to $20.23. They were collected In No.
12 and 10.
The ladles of th First llaptlst
church will serve a supper tomorrow
evening ut tho honia of Mrs. Hubert
Pocklns, 112 North Lincoln avenue.
The charge will be but 15 cents.
T. Follows 'Mason, of South Main
acmio, has registered as a candidate
for common councilman In the Fif
teenth ward. It Is tumored that
Oorco Jones, of Washburn slleet,
wilt bis a candidate In the Fifth ward.
Coroner llobcrts yesterday viewed
the l cumins of the late Mary Gorman,
who died on Monday In tho rear of
2W North Ninth street. Death was
duo to convulsions. An Itniuet-'t was
One hundred and twenty-four vac
cinations were made yesterday at the
Weft Side hospital. The doors will be
open again today between l'J and 1
und 4 and r p. m. for the same pin pose.
The funral of the late Mrs. James
Ncalls was conducted yesterday
morning trom the house on North
Ninth stieet. Services wcre held at
St. Pattlck's church and wen largely
attended. Interment was made In the
John and Peter Slukanil'.. of Sev
enth street, weto nncsted yesterday
at the Instance of John Ltuko, charg
ed with assault and battery. Alder
man Mlllctt committed them to Jail
In default of ball.
Special prayer services will be held
every day .tills week, except Satur
day, In the Washburn Street Piesby
terlan church. Hev. P. II. Miooks,
D. IX. of Wllke-i-Harrc, spoke Mon
Milium l'rlnk. (oinicrly fiilala nmnl oi dip
l.nck.uvaiin.i i.illroad In IliU elty, (''.oil .it 11. "n
o'eloek jislcrday morning :it tlio le'iieltnri t
liii el.iuehter, Mr.. ;. II. Mnutlitl, K.JO North
Ujihlnglim auntie, after an mini's wlilih iljtul
liaik over a Mar oml n half. Ilceeascil v h
nt 4 U'ry omnicuii4 nun in public nllaiii",
but a rccn.nlly rci.pcctril u u jnoin, ton
wipullMM und thorough Chiiti.m. Kcr nor
Joily .u-avi Mr. I"rinl. was nulvil Monlilliil
Willi tin. Wjnhimrn sirii-l l'rohjlerbn chimb,
and txnctl tlie diun.li contlnuomb a trurli'o
ami ihlir lor our tnint-Iie c.ln, lie w.ei
lii'in in Humiut-luiina lountj on 1'ibnurv i.
l'-J'., and t air.c to Souiiiou in 1 -V5, liuin.' n'
"Itrl on W.whlitirn ftiret Jrom that tinu' until
about six months a jo licn hr look up hl
lolJpnci- with hi iliuclitcr In (.'rofii lllilur
Mionly uttir hi location line lie entered the
nrplo o( tho IVIjujii', Unk.iu.iniu and Wct
(rn coinpam as u br.ikciii.in, and ani tliruiiKli
vi.ik.iu portions to that ut station and Iriluht
a;rtnl in Nr.mtoii, w 1 1 1 1 Mllloii he held un
til Atik'fst, IS'i, when he retired In Mireh,
is")!, Mr l'rlnk wjs married in Miw .1. . His
nil, of Urnokljn, iwipuhiuna touiity, and
on M.inh 7, is;.'t Mr. and Mrs. Kilnk iinitiil
with lh" U'.Khbnin Mieet I'rc-bvli rf.iri rhureh on
iirti'Kloii nl their filth, under (lie pistmale of
the ltt. li. K. I'lieniin, II. II. and has ton
Hm.ed as a uiunber under W dlffrnnt pi'tors.
On pii s. iiioo, he .di-ented hlinulf linni on.
iiiuiiinu on auoiiiil ot shUiiifts t . I- lite lir.'l lime
flme lie jolnul tin cliunli. (In May 21, l7il. Mr.
I'rink .is ib'cted a nilliiR ilder in the iliiiuli,
'this ofllre he held iiiilntinupliilly until the
pie, nl time, lltlliitr the piitinii u( ihrk of the
se Ion since prll T, I .'.
lie m.is f.illliiul ui the dl'ih.ime ot ilutv, ion
si'lnit In his life and cluroc'er, and us wortlnlv
tieloied In all the tin ml oh ot the ilimili nod
onj;i(K.illon and Ihr (oniinuiill.i .it laif.e. lie
.i for fort) j caw a mi-lie .mil IreaMllir. and
tni'iitvdne .e.ns a inlliu cMei. Time jen.
.ut" liKt 1'ibuiiiy, II isMsloti of Id. (n tli id
aimlM r'.ir.i as a tiiHt.r ..ml tu'.i-mii- the IkuiiiI
of ilheitois .h in, ln'it l 01 llie W.i.ltburn
Slreei ihiucli pnni'tnl lui i with .1 hooKlit ami
iiviIiiIIoih emli .1I.1 In; ili'li peisoml leitrh', to.
Sethn v. ilh mil. r 11.1i.Knl-. and .1- an nldme
of lih im-ilii.-li eibe to Ibe ihllieh, ibi
li-oliilloiM e.pu-.eil the .1pp1e1J.1tu.il and -I
run In uliicli lie was lull ami staled tli.il his
oiniiis who iiiul'lid wllhom ie.itd loin
pilinili 1111.I Willi piiii.l iklnp: eaie. Tin fulie al
miIiis will In. ii.mlmli.l i Uev, .1. V. MofT.it,
II. 11.. 11 1 lu Iioii-e Imiimiov. aliiiiiooit. Int. 1 -imnl
Mill be nude Iu IVrc-t Hill inueleii.
Charles W. Roeslci.
I'a MJeiiuun Ch.uhs Iioe.lei. 01 tin I U.I11I1
wjrd. dUsl .a A 0VI.11I, (itriij,v aftillioou at
his home. 2.SI I'rinklln uNiiiue, after a lout; ill.
riff, lie was T7 .nan of aire and for almost
Ally jeais .1 tlllui 01 thlt. cll. purlin; his
cauer he w.ut ihicf ot jiolhe, ililit of the firo
dcpaitniiut, aldemun, and ouupied seiei.ll .
Nllli.iiii of tuut and le-ponsibillly. Tho kmiiiI
ihlhhcn. Mm, l.lllle I'rai.klln, of -ieallle, U.ih.,
and Mary ltorhler, of Sparta, Wn , and .1 Ilcr
i'l (ienuany me hli only snniuir?. The liunral
will be hild at 2.H11 nVloek l'rida) afternoon fioin
Dex.iM'd was liom April '). J02, 111 Wiutpin
tr rrf, (ieini.iny, and III 1KW lame to this inunti.
For duht jeais he duilt In New York and thm
ii.oud to C.11 bond de. Iu tsj he rcmowd to
this ilty. In ls.Vi he wj elected hiuh con
tjble tor tin borousli ot ferantou, and held the
po.ltlon until the ill; mi Ineoipontul. Ite
was the til .st (hii'l of polli,. 1nin- appolnKd hv
Mator IIHb lie was at the head of the blue coal
tone diulnir a period whrn llie fones opposed
to the law and Older were brane ami slMiu
and he earned hinwlf a lepulation for iudouill
able (ouiase. lie alfo terud loin .icars us ihiet
of Ih? the ilipaitineni wnlih he iiiiiilnated mill
oigttiiitiig the tiint loiiipuo. Nipu.1.0 Ilool; .iinl
I.nldiT No, 1. For two .u.n. hi tulcd t lies po
tltlon of illy niaislnl, -iml wis at one tinu
elected to coumll.
'nice K0 he was a 1 i.ur public, .ii.d up to
that ilme sriied lor fille.n uars .1. tin aldei
man of the Klhth waul. Hi wn a Iti publican.
Ill Niw Vmk thy lie mauled Mi- Mai) .1. Hell.
and four torn and one cl undid 1 wtu horn to
tb couple. AH of the ihlliluti aie now dead.
Mr. lloe.lir was a number of Mllimn loihr, Xo.
510. Indeirndent Order 01 Oi!d fellow, and was
alo .1 prominent Mjioii. lie jh 1 iiiember of
Silill.r Unite, No, SFi, 1'ue mid Auepted
Va-om', I.a. l.riu.iiMU chapier, Cwiiv lie Moll eom
liia.ni'1 , Knlflits Tiuipiui, and other Vasoi.le
Mrs. John Ccumy,
Mm .IiiI.ii (onm.i, .iifeil It jeaiii, vho had lud
111 iuti snaiilon foi the pai ihiily-ihui ...us.
did .'uludav i.t 11, II .1 111. al I ho luili le
home. ttt'J Maple street, after 1.11 IIIiicm ..( till
wieks with tjphohj f.v.i, Sliu was born Iu tho
County Slluo, Ii.land, iu 1-45 mid wm iiiaiiiid
Lf foil? 1 01.1111',' tn this eountiy. Mie ,-a widely
known rnd repcitcd b) a vlile tinle of filemls.
She Is wirilud by a husband und the follow In,'
chilihm: Thonia, Kuirino, .lerude, Annie, Helli,
Mite, Mrr. Fred Xelnian and Mr. Mldiael CI irk.
Tho funeral will be ludi1 on Fildav mniiilug at
?.!." u'elerk fioni M. .Ichn's iliuuli, with In
tuii'.iiit li, the C'atluilral eemeter.
Mrs. Kate Xlvlin.
Mi. Kate Khlln. cf Mi Doiioiigh uxrinie. diiil
at her liuina Monl.iy eienlnj; after a bifif III
l.ia, with pneumonia. The. deirascd was 11 IiIkIi
ly usperted resident of North Sinmton and was
will thoiiaht ol by tho,o who knew ho. Mie
is lunlved bj .1 con and cljuthUr, Tliom.ie mid
.Mamie KI1II11. 'the fimeial will take plain to.
u.orrow moiiilns at !l o'elod; with a Muli masi o
te(Ulcm ut the llilj Itosar; thnnh. Iiuctincnt
will bo made III he Calhrtlril lemeteiv.
Miss Helen McTJermott.
Miss Helm MiD.'imoii, aged Si yea, tin ai-
THE HOiULIEST MAN IN SCRANTON
o well at the luruUoinut, and other
lie Invited In tall on any driiKicist and (,-ct
dee a tilal boltlo ot Kemp's llalsani for the
Throat and l.ungn, a remedy that Is guaranteed
to euro and relleie all Cinonlc and Atutc Coutjhs,
Aitlmn, UronchilU and CoiDuinntlcn. l'lkc 21c.
FROM DYSPEPSIA AND STOMACH
Instantly Relieved and Permanently
Cuied by Stuart's Dyspepsia
A New Discovery, but Not a Patent
Dr. Iledwell relates an Intctestlng
account of what ho considers a re
mat kablc ease of acute stomach
trouble and chronic dyspepsia, by the
use of the new discovery. Stuart's
lie says: "The patient was a man
vho had suffered, to my knowledge,
for years with dyspepsia. Hvorytlilner
he ate scorned to sour and create
gases In the stomach. He had pains
like tlteitmatlstn In the back, shoulder
blades and limbs, fullness and dis
tress after eating, poor appetite and
loss of Mesh; tho htart became affect
ed, caii'lng palpitation and sleepless
ties' at night.
"I gave li 1 111 piiwetftll nerve tonics
and blood remedies, but to no purpose.
As an expetlment 1 dually bought a
"iii-cent package of Stunt t's Dyspep
sia Tablets at a drug store and gave
ihein to him Almost Immediate re
lief was given and after he hud used
tour boxes he was to all appearances
"There wim no more ucltllly or sour,
wateiy tlslngs, no bloating after
meals, the appetite was vigorous and
he hud gained between III tind 12
pounds In weight of uolld. healthy
"Although Stuart's Dyspepsia Tab
lets are advertised and sold In drug
stores, vet I consider them a most
valuable addition to any physicians
line of remedies, as they are perfectly
1m 1 111 less and can be ghon to children
or Invalids or In any condition ot the
stomach, with perfect safety, being
harmless aud containing nothing but
fruit and vegetable essences, pure pep
sin and tlolden Seal.
"Without any question, they ate the
safest, most effective cure for Indi
gestion, biliousness, constipation and
all derangements of the Momnch, how
ever slight or severe,"
Stunt t's Dyspepsia Tablets nrc made
by the P. A. Stuart Co. of .Marshall,
Mich., and ate hold by druggists every
where nt r,n cants per package.
Little book on stomach diseases
mailed free. Address P. A. Sttt.nt Co.,
conplM.td daughter or Mr. ami Mrt. .lohn Me
llermott. of 717 Hampton street, died jesterda;
at the nton hour, after an Illness of sew rat
mouths' duration, she is suniicd by her parents
and the follow Ina: brothers and sisters- .lohn,
Thomas, William, .losipli, Frank, Annie and
The funeial will be held on TTiunuliy tnornlpp;
at 0 n'elork from hi. Patrlik's eliuicli, West
Sirantoti, with Interment iu the Cathedral itmo
toy. .lohn. the ll-jear-old son of Mr. and Mr. John
Andre we. of Sprlnc s-tet mul llriik acnue,
died Monday aftrinnoii! The futinal will take
pl.ue at 'J o'rloik thlt. aftomeon from the home.
Man Driu.i died at die home of her utiele, Jo.
ipli F. Hiury, Mondiy afternoon. Funeral to.
moriow afternoon at 2..1H at the resldenie, 3M
SOUTH SCRANTON NOTES.
Funerals of Mrs. Wllhelmina Schank
and Michael Norton Other News
and Personal Notes.
The lemalns of the late Mrs. Wll
helmina Schank w:re consigned to
their final resting place iu tlio Vltts
ton avenue cemetery yesterday after
noon. The funeral was held from the
family residence on Willow street, and
was attended by many mourning rela
tives and ft lends, who had known the
deceased during her long and useful
life. The pallbeaiers were: Charles
Scheuch, John Djinuth.Frcd Miller and
George Xeher. Tho (lower bearer was
Yesterday morning at 5 o'clock th
funeral of the late Michael Norton, of
l'lttston avenue, who died Saturday,
took place and was largely attended.
At 9 o'clock the funeral cortege moved
to St. John's chinch, where a requiem
mass was, celebrated. The pallbearers
wcre: Peter llaggerty, William Mc
Ciulre. Michael Uoldon, Pattlck Man
lay, Patrick Harrett, Patrick Graham,
and the lowers wete cairicd by Tom
Flaherty and James Uamm.
Seventh Masquerade Ball.
The seventh annual masquerade ball
of the Primitive Social club, which
was held last night in Athletic hall,
was 0110 of the most pleasant events
of the season. There were upwards
of a hundred splendidly titessed
couples In attendance. Music for the
occasion was furnished by Prof. Tho-.
The committee of ariangements con
sisted of the fallowing: John Haffotty.
William Melstep, pvd Kecno, Wil
liam Gibbous, W. II. Walter and Wil
At a resular meeting of the Comet
IucIkc No. 181. Knight sot' Pythias, held
In Ilartman's hall lant evening, the
following oiilcers for the ensuing year
were Installed: Chancellor, llobert
Dieter: vice chancellor, Henry Mus
ket: prelate, (leoige Miller: master
at wot It, Martin Mustier: master at
nrmx, Anthony Mudlcr: Inside guard,
Anthony Grzywlnsky; outside guard,
Brief New Notes.
l'.itllotle council, No. SJ.', Junior Ol
der United American Mechanics, met
In general session last evening and In
itiated Henry Sanders Into the order.
The meeting was largely attended.
Mis. Pied Albrecht Is confined to
her home on, Stone avenue with the
William McClute, of Pi out street,
who was struck with a polo ball on
tho leg last Sunday at Lake Sci an
ion, will leave for Philadelphia today
to have the limb treated,
Thomas Heffron, of Prospect ave
nue, Is confined to his homo with an
attack of the grip.
William Golden, of Palm stieet, Is
Bi'tlously 111 with tho grip.
Ladles' auxiliary, Ancient Order of
Hibernians, will Install ofllcers tonight
at Pharmacy ball.
James P. Whelnn, ot Prospect ave
nue, Is confined to his home with a
seveto uttack of the grip.
Specialty. Diseases of Women.
Room 1, over Globe store. Hours: 1 to
0.30 p. m. Consultation free. Dr.
REPUBLICAN PRIMARIES TO BE
HELD ON JANUARY 2D.
At That Time Two Councllmcn, Two
School Directors, a Treasurer a
Street Commissioner, Two Audi
tors and a Justice of the Peace Will
Be Nominated Candidates Men
tionedPublic Mcqting to Discuss
Water Question Back from British
Columbia Revival Services Mrs.
William McHale Injured.
The local politicians have donned
their hustling clothes and from now
until Pcb. 14 lively times may be look
ed for In the political line. There ap
pears to bo tin over abundance of peo
ple anxious to servo the publlo lit the
various olllces to be tilled.
This Is an off year as regaid-e the
number of oiilcers to be elected, there
being only two counelliuen, two achool
directors, ttensttrer, street commission
er, Justice of the peace and two audit
ors to be chosen.
Those whose tetnis" exoite at this
time aie: Coiinclltuen William McAl
lister, Democint: W. S. Jones. Hep.;
School Directors Henry Webber and
11. M. Spencer, Heps.; Treasurer Aug
ust Wahlcrs. Dem.; Stieet Commis
sioner Patrick McDonnell, Dem. The
election of the Justice of the peace Is
to fill the vacancy caused by the
death or A. A. Krotzer.
The ltepubllcan votets met last
night and decided to close the books
for registration of candidate on Tues
day. Jan. 21, and that the primary
election will be held on Jan. 29, and
the convention on the following Thurs
day, Jan. 01.
The amount of the assessments was
fixed at $20 for treasurer and street
commissioner, and $7 for the balance
of the olllces. Fabuzio Dnndrea reg
istered as a candidate for councilman.
The ltepubllcan aspirants for olllce
have kept their Intentions very oulot,
preferring not to make any announce
ment until they register.
The following have been more or
le.v-1 prominently mentioned as aspi
rants for olllce at the hands of the
For street commissioner. Michael
McDonald, John P. Ilrown. Mntthew
Cettlns, Dentist Derrlg and Thomas
McGownnj for treasurer, August Wah
ler: for school directors. Thomas
Qttlnn, .Tauten Cttllen, Patrick Scanlon,
Prank Puhr, Jacob tironsnn, John
Flannelly, nnd Iloger O'Hnra: for
council. AV. H. McAllister. Kdward
Conway, John Mongan, James McDon
ald, Churles Wenzel and Prank Uut
terman: for justice of the peace. An
drew Ferguson, P.. A. Scott, Martin
Gibbons; for auditor, Thomas Walsh,
Sixth ward; James Flannelly, William
Cronan and Michael Morilsoti, The
Democratic committee will llx a date
for the prlmai les soon.
Anent Water Company's Rates.
Several prominent tnxpayeis have
suggested that the present might bo
a good time for the people of tho bor
ough to take some action in refer
ence to the Scrnnton Gas and Water
company's charges. There have been
persistent rumors that all was (not as
the law reepilres when the original
franchise was granted to the old Dun
mnro company, and thnt If the pie-sent
company refuses to reduce Its
rates there Is a chance that It can be
It has he-en suggested that It might
be advisable for the buigess to call
11 meeting of the citizens, who could
then piocoed to find their rights In
the matter and take .sti.'h actloin as
the facts bt ought out f. coined to war
rant. The laislng of the company's
charges lor tire plugs from $' to $-0
per year bus moused llie people to a
high pitch ot Indignation. Charges for
business places have been advanced
over foimer prices nil the way from
twenty per cent, up to two hundred
Coming- Back from Canada.
The advance guard of the teturn
column of those who left here for
Hrltlsh Columbia have arrived home.
Messrs. Hall Thorton. Barker Mllner
and son, Kdward, have returned, de
clining that these parts are good
enough lor them. They report that
the thermonietr hovers mound 40 de
grees below zero
The country Is In a very pilmltlvi
stage of civilization. Xone of the or
dinary comforts of live are obtainable,
everybody living In small, poorly con
structed hovels, which offer but slight
protection against the extremely cold
weather of that part of the world.
Word has been iccWved of an ac
cident that befell Fred Wheateroft,
who left for Wrltish Columbia, some
lime ago. lie mih finite serlnujly in
juted. being caught between mine cars
and receiving a bad squeeze, It was
thought it would disable him for .sev
Tho Revival Meetings.
The revival meeting at the TVltm
Avenue Christian church was well at
tended last night. Uev. Mr. Cobb do
llveieil an admirable address on "The
Gospel Is tho Power of God Unto Snl.
vatlon." "The Gospel," he said, "Is,
llrst, the death of Chtlst for our j,lns;
second. His burial: third. His ressur-
icction for our Jutlileatlon: fourth,
He wt'v seen of men. The Gospel Is
ttutll to bo believed, commands to lw
obeyed, and ptomlses to be enjoyed"
At the closo of the set vices there
were two mote conversions, innklm
eighteen to date. At the. close of tlr
t-ot vices imk evening, the rlto of Uap-
tlciu will be administered. The topic
fur this evening Is "Why Sonic People
At the annual congiegatlonal meet
ing held at the Presbyterian church
last night Mr. (!. II. Smith and Jani-u
U. Young were elected trustees for
three years. A largo number were,
present and the sal of seats not ted n
laie sum, only u few seats remaining
Mrs. .VIIIlanrMelliile, of Main street,
met v 1th a painful Injury at her homo
last night. As she started to descend
tho stairway leading to the cellar tho
first step gave wny and precipitated her
headlong to tho bottom. She received
Bovetal bad cuts about the face and
was badly bruised, but It Is not
thought her Injiults will result seri
ously. Tho Woman's Chrltttlau Temperance
union of Dttnmore will hold an Import
ant meeting at tho home of Mrs.
Sclmltz, of Monroe avenue, at 3 o'clock
p. in. on Thursday.
The funeral of Herbert Blaclcniorc,
-"v - I
AUgUSt JJ( .goo,
Warner's SArr. CttRn Co.,
When my physician first told mc that I had Bright's
disease, a cold chill went ovei me and I felt at if 1 were a doomed man.
For three months I tool: his ptescription and kept getting worse, when
my druKjjist, who w.tj a personal friend, told mc that in his opinion
Warner's Safe Cure was the best medicine on earth for Wright's disease.
1 took n bottle at once nnd gradually felt relieved. I kept
taking it patiently and regularly for two months and word's can
not describe my feelings when 1 found that I was cured.
1 felt like a new man. Hright's disease is n thing of the past
and I would like, to say to everyone similarly alllictceJ, try Warner's
Lll of WAnrcR'sHAm
I VI r r Ctmc wilt bo ne-nt
B M to any doslrlnc
Fame, on receipt of a postal card, men
tlonlnu this paper. Addmn WAlt nxu's
SArc Cmus Co., Rochester, N. Y.
With every set of our beat 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. Scrnnton, Pa.
Hip young Mm of l'pliralm Klackmore,
will take place fioin the resilience em
Ward .street this afternoon at 3 o'clock.
Interment will bo made In Duumuic
A. 1). Rlaclclnton Is making an ex
tended business trip to .Mlssouil.
Dr. Hateson lias returned from a
short stay at Honesdale.
Mrs. I'eter Slesle, who has been sick
for some time. Is at present In a very
Kdwnid McC',111, si, Is very yerlously
111 at his home on Cemetery street.
To Cure the Grip in Two Days
I.JSJtIe llieiinn-Qtunini TuMcti.
The cantata, "A Day In the Woods,"
one of Charles If. Gabriel'! latest pro
ductions, will be produced by the
Dutch Clap Mlsison Sunday school In
the Welsh Congregational church this
The characters are: Grandma, .Miss
Mary J, Jones; Flossy, the uueen,
llessle Evans; Madge, Mary L. Spear;
Tottle, Mary Lloyd, Nora, Lulu Spear;
Dolly, Jeannette Hoss; Nellie, Heslu
Lewis; Maude, Anna Alexander; Ida,
Hessle Lee; May, May Coleman; Gip
sy girl, Saral Davis; Kiank, Lewis
Davis; Sam, Dannie Coleman: Joe,
rinnets Venus, Lizzie Weston;
Moon, Cnssle Jones; Karth, Martha
Kvans; Uranus, Annie Lloyd; Jupiter.
David J. Williams; Neptune. Kdward
Tliumas; Saturn, Hecso Alexander:
Mercuty, David Weston; Mars, Mor
gan Lewis; Comet, William Ilolliatns,
duet, "Our Cheerful Song," Miss
Thoinns and Miss Klngsleys; go).,
'Sleeping Children." Miss Kllcot. The
Dutch Gap Mlsison orcheUia will as
sist. Tile funeral of tho late Mrs. William
Moon, of West .Market stivet. took
place yesterday afternoon trom her
liiime. Sevei.nl selections were sung
by the choir of the Christian church,
and Uev. H. Y. Clymer officiated, lie
spok" of her Christian character in
life utui her many acts of kindness.
The iallbeniei wen: Henry 1 Hab
cock, JameH Mi'CiUlnne.ss, John Jlexau.
Charles l'erry, Harry Webb and flurry
MtGulnncs-s. Interment was. made In
Mr. and Mtv. Sidney Webb, or
Thump stieet. celeibrated tlu'lr sixth
wedding anniversar) Monday evening.
Many friends were In attenUiittco and
a very enjoyable night wati spent.
Thomas Davidson and Miss Anna
SumnieiH gave several selections on
the plana. Those piesent were: Mr.
and Mrs. Joseph Webb, Mr. and Mrs.
William Webb, Mr and Mis. W'lliam
Wells, Mr. and .Mrs. James Wood,
Misses Polly Wilson, Kmina and Sadie
Wood, Jennie and Mabel Webb.Mcssis,
James Webb, Thomas Davidson, ltoger
Wood, David Wark, James I'rlce, Jo-i-eph
Webb, 1r. The nut of town
gueetH were; Mrs, Clara Nicholson und
dauBhter, Helen, of Jermyn; Mrs.
Jane Davis, MUses Nettlo and Kmlle
Steed, Tlllie Davis, Mr. and Mrs.
Thomas Williams, of Olyphant. ami
Mrs. William Summers nnd daughters,
Annie and Tillle, of I'rlceburg.
James O'Malley, of West .Market
street, nnd Miss Agnes Charles, of
Spruce stieet. will be married at the
Cathedral next Wednesday.
ThomiiH White, of William street,
son of Mr. and Mrs. James White,
left yesterday for St, Uonaventure'a
college at Allegany to resume his
Miss Mailei Conway lias returned
homo after visiting friends In l'ltts
ton. The 4-year-old daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. James Frieze, of Lcggott street,
waa burled yesteiday afternoon, Her-
Yours very respectfully,
Lake View, Cook Co., 111.
1931 North Ashland Ave.,
I YCEUn THEATRE
""Kel.t & Burgunder, Lessee and Ma
A. J. uuiiy, uusineis manager.
onp. I'K.nroititANCE osr.v.
LEIBLER & COMPANY'S
Splendid production ot
.j presented for IT" nlRht? in Sew Vork am1
110 nights in lloiton.
30 PEOPLE ON THE STAGE 30
I'l heir- $I.W, "I 00. 75o., WW-, nnd 23c.
Seats on ailc Tuewljy at 9 n. m.
l'tlKKH-lenlm,'. i, '.Oc,
Mitinri', 2V, Mc,
Sit on mie Thurvjjy at
Tlie most remark
jldo pby of tlm
times. A greater
thin "Tho Only
ing any Amcrlcar
T.V, fcl.00 and Sd.Sft
75c and $1.00.
t a, in.
ACADETY OF HUSIC,
RBI&niHltUiNnER HARRY A BROWN
SUnagcrs and Lessees. Local Manager.
ALL THIS WEEK.
Morrison Comedy Co.
Presenting a repertoire of high class
comedy and mclo-dramas.
Matinee Today, Fogg's Ferry.
Tonight, Man of Mystery.
Matinee Prices, 10 nnd 20 cents.
Evening Prices, 10, SO nnd 30 cents.
Hew Oelefy Theatre
II, I! I.OVO, Lessee and Manager,
llnei H.i.vn ('oiunicmitig; Momlii.', Jan. Jt.
I Hi- ctiRliul, up-l.Ml.ili' luiliaque, enilll.'d
THE WISE GIRL
Diirilifwi of llnvanl i. L'merson.
t lHK Vaudctllli Aete-S
IjiJii'l n production ot llie CVtbctt-JIcCoy Contest
l'lietfit- Matinees, 1 and M eents.
LVnlnK'. 15, S3, J.'i and W) ccnU.
BUY THE GENUINE
SYRUP OF FIGS
... MANUFAOTUBED BT...
CALIFORNIA FIQ SYRUP CO.
ly.VOTK Tltl". NAM.
vices were conducted at tlio house,
Hev, V. P. DavIt'H, of tlio Memorial
Dr. .1. I. Pordliani. of Capoust' ave
nue, delivered an address before tlio
State Dental association at Wllkes
lairo Inst evenlnir.
Miss Cora Orlflln lias resumed liar
position as teacher In school No. 37,
after tin absence of several months.
tlin (iriiiun proteelorato In La.t Africa has
cn.ist llni o( ilio mlUv), an urea ol 8M.00O squars
inllrs and Inclii.U a portion ol Zantllmr. Tlw
pcpulatlon U ei.tliiuted at 8,01)0,000 natives and
about 1,W0 foiilguer, nio.tly Oermaiu, The
eoimtry U belnif tapldly deTeloped, (or the (lr
nun Kovcinnient Is riieniirai;lnp; commercial en.
leipiUo and Immljiatlon by bounties and autii.
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