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THE SCRANTON TRIBUNE-TUESDAY, JANUARY 22, 1901.
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THE CITY'S HEALTH.
?ULIi REPORT OF THE BOARD OF
HEALTH FOR 1000.
Forty-Six More Deaths Than in
1800, Thirty-Four More Births and
the Snnio Number of Mnrrlnges.
Improvements in Sewer Bystom
Suggested for Approval Milk
Tests Show Good Results".
Tho annual report of tin; Carbondale
ward of health was road Inst night to
ho common council. It embodies every
masu of the work covered by the board
iml suggests Borne Importnnt Improvo
ueiits in the sewerage system of tho
Ity. Tho number of death, marriages
mil births nro Riven In full, and tho
muses of death In detail. It will be
icon that there vh but one death out
if 251 directly traceable t" consump
iou or tuberculosis, thus mtiklnK the
Ity u record hard to bo surpassed In
mv In the country, when It Is consid
ered tbnt tho average In other cities
between B and C In a hundred. Fol
owlng Is tho report in full:
i, ih llonomUo. tin- M-lcot "I'd Common
Ci.iinc-IN of ! City of CMrliomUli', l's.
ti. ntl.imn: The nnmUl rpport of tlii- lioard
)f IimiHIi tnr tho car I'liJIni! Doc. 31. WW.
licicby prcntntecl to ur lionoiable Iodic.
H.irina the ;i-ir the Imanl ha held clscii
fTKiilir and three npcil.il iniftlnus, and rcti'iniet.
In mir ri'inidJ will 'how 1h.it iwthirs b" 'en
-ft undone to iiccompll-'li tins imt dulrnWe
Hie uer in llnpi(al fticel, now m ioure
f ciiMruitlrn. the nicoslty for vhlrh some of
'he Wmbm of the Iwml appeared belore and
H.niomtiHtcd to counilU. will be 'nl ,,ocn
the rrilclcnta of that locality and the ilty t
iije 'Iheie are tctcral other portloR of the
Ity which the board would like to ..ce mwcicI
md which will be brought to jour ottentlon
it the ultiiallon ileinandt, but there l one dis
trict which. In our opinion, need immediate
1 1 tcnlion and (uimcilt should not delay in la!;
UK the preliminary stciw for the lomtiuclion
, tewer alontj the Uaiket llrook to sewer
from Williams avenue and llrook iitrrct, and
rem Terracit shift to Ppilng street, and theme
in middle of llrook ttrcct to laurel stieet.
Time was reported to the board during the
liar 7."i tontaicious iliscatct, as follows: Measles,
Hi scadet four, CO; diphtheria, 54.
The number of cakes bv wards are at follow:
Me isles Kim ward, 21; Stcond ward, IS;
Ihhd waid, 15; l'lttli waul, a; Sixth ward, 4.
varlct l'eier 1'in.t ward, 11; Second ward, 7;
lhlid ward, 18; I'ourth wanl. il; I'lfth ward,
II; Mlh ward, 7. Total, Ml.
Hlplitliuila Kiift ward, J; Second waid, .1;
Ihhd ward. 0; I'otirth ward. W. riftli waid.
II: Sixth ward, II. Total, 01,
The dialhs from idioxe-iiatiied diseases by
Diphthciia First ward, 2; Second waid, 1,
lldid ward, 1; fourth ward, 6; fifth wanl,
i; SI tth wanl, 5. Total, 17.
-inrlet. Kevcr I'lrrt ward, ": I'ouith waid,
2; sixth waid, 1, Total, fl.
Our mode of disinfection of the prmil-m
Siluiriu a ccntJtiious diseise bad existed was
., sulphur fumigation, ulikli has not Kiun
r nthe Mti'taction, and at our laxt nuctliiR u
. i, nominee was appointed to examine and leport
pen a new- and more efficient sjsteni of dlsln
in I Ion to be adopted hj- the board.
Hie numbir f deaths from all caues tccord-
d was Ml. Of this number SO were tic result
CAl'SU OK 1IKATII.
tcldcnt, tallroad ...lllllrart dleje ,,
Vicldent. mine .,
Accident, raided ,
ccldcnt, burns ...
Whooping coush ,
Heart failure .....
2 Convulsions ....
2 Still born ,
1 Pneumonia ,
7 I) tcntcrj' C
0" Apoplexy i
S Tjphold feer ."
I Peritonitis 4
crebral hemonhap:.. 3 Kxhauitlon ;'
Appendicitis .1,1'htMnli pulnumalls... 3
Inanition J.VepluIlls 2
Menlm-ItU ,.... intero Colitts 2
" Spinal 2'rouj 2
" Tubercular. 2(I)ppiy 2
liiabctia 2 Malnutrition 2
Carcci- licr 2 llrlsht's cll-eise -
I am.iT r.w 1 Cancer 2
I atanlul fccr ...... 1 Septicaemia 1
Mullenaut growth on lAlhumlnura 1
liter l,(anRrcnc 1
Anaemia perniiious .. lUucr' asthnu 1
l'i lanip-l. pueipeial . I Tubomiltl8 1
HhiunulUni ., lllspcpsU 1
ciite cyUU 1 Myelitic 4
I'eiforatlon of bowel. 1, Obstruction of Inlcs-
lubciculobU, interline 1
l.arjngitis, tubercular 1 barjugitU
'Ihe nuinbei ol eleatlu by wards are at follows;
1 lot waul SI
Second waid 33
'lhlid waul 47
I ourth waid 4S
Kiftlv ward .
llicie were Hi bodies brought to the city for
interment nnd II bodied rciriood fiom the city
lor Interment. Total mmibir undertakers' Initial
nilinculiH lued, 3uS; total number transit
penults issued, 41,
'I line we.'c 27.1 complaints of uuluncea tiled
and 224 'notices Hived to abate Mine,
The tariaM'a oO 2d do.w, 5 rata, a cown, 1
tall and 1 labblt wcic ordeicd buried.
Wo are kllll without a ixibllc ilumpinK mound
and-It sit ini an impossibility to proiure audi
plaee. Wo haic tried lu all qiisrttm, but no
me Mtum dUpuni'd to tell or le.iro a suitable
piece of ((round for euih a purpose, ami we think
tho tin 10 nol Lu dlitant whin the city will be
compelled to elect a eaibaje crematory. The
poper cII-pos.il of g.itlugC'anfl refuse matter Is
rcrtalnlya question that cannot be much longer
Thern were 11 milk dcalire1 certificates Issued
during: tlie jcar, (our less than were lsird In
lW, W find tho quality of tho mllkVlo be
good ,a cur record of in-peftlonn will indicate:
Number of milk Infpectloua (I.kcIo tnls), 111;
Number of milk lntpciiloiij (llabcock tfftx), 31;
Avtraje per cent, of total lolldi, 13.27; average
per cent, of butter faf, 3,0, ' Our milk dealcm
are to 1e enerallj' conlmended on the appear
incc 'et'thelr vehicles and their attention has
bctn calWd to the adtautago drhed from hav
ini; tlifil cans nnd bottlia thoroughly atrnlizeil.
Statement of births, deaths and marriages for
Ihe jrnrj 1SW nd l'JOOt
Irtha , 20:, ;iu
anljfes ,,,.,.. , 07 07
catlu ..,.203 214
AliUli' shona an increase of .SI bhtlui in IDG0
nwr lSW, Marriage for the yeaia IS'M and
1J1 are the tarns number. 'Ihe death late for
1'i.W ulipwa nn Increaso of 49 over 1609, The
mirage death rate per thousand was 18.4,
The receipt from (wrndti, etc., luued uat
Cures a Cough or Cold at onoo.
Conquer Croup, Whoopluf -Courh, Bronchltla,
llttnpe unci Consumption. Quick, aure rttaltt.
fja..V, wlitch lus iccn turned over to the illy
Tliv tioanl Miffffert that the appropriation for
the Kor be tho nainc M at present.
fl. U". i:ant, tWrcUry.
John S. Kile, President.
Jan. II, 1TO1.
William J. Ferry.
William J. Perry, a well-known rall
loader, of whose death a short account
appeared In jvstcrday's Tribune, died
at IiIh home, C23 Detty street, Scran
ton, Saturday cvenlntr, after a week's
lllnefH of pneumonia, Mr, I'lirry moved
his family from this city about three
months nffo, since which lime ho lias
been employed Jn tho Simpson shops
at Green nidge? He was universally
liked by his fellow-workmen, lOloven
years ago lust Juno he was united In
marrlitRO to Miss Mamie Holland,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Hol
land of this city, who survives him
with the following children: Itobert
H William Dallas, Dean, and one
llttlo daiiRiiter, Marlon; also his par
ents, Mr, and Mrs. Joseph Perry, of
Dundaff; four brothel s, A. J. and Al
bert Perry, of Dundaff; Harry, of
Company I., Fifteenth Infantry, now
stationed In the Philippines; J. C.
Perry, of Scranton, and four sisters,
Mrs. Henry Itace, of Dundaff; Mrs.
David Breesc. of Susctuehanna county,
and Misses Jesllna and Kdlth. at home.
A short funeral service will bo held
at tho house this moriilni,' at 10.30
o'clock, after which the remains wit
bo brought to this city. Services will
be held at the Herean Baptist church
at 1 o'clock, at which Itov. Dr.
Whalen -will preach the sermon, after
which Interment will bo ninde In Maple
wood cemetery. Mr. Perry was a mem
ber of K. K. Hendricks lodge, No. HI,
Brotherhood of P.allwny Trainmen.
Mrs. Henrietta Lee.
Mrs. Henrietta I.oe, widow of Hu
bert Lee, died early yesterday morning
at her home on Belmont street, after
a long Illness, dropsy being the direct
cause of death. She was born In
Greenfield township and lived there for
forty-flvo years, coming to this city to
reside In 1SS7. She wns a member of
tho First Methodist Kplscopal church.
Sho is survived by four sons and
three daughter!?, I.eander E., Joseph
Leo and Mrs. Walter Btndlck. of
Greenfield; Oro Lee, Curtis Lee, Mrs.
Irving Deltrlek and Mrs. Clmtlos
Chase, of this city; thiee brothers ana
two sisters. Emery Cobb, of this city;
Abner Cobb, of Greenfield, and Miss
Elsie Cobb, of Blnghamton, N, Y. The
itinerai win bo held tomorrow after
noon at a o'clock from her late home,
Itev. A. F. Chaffee olllclatlng. Inter
ment will be made In Maplewood.
Mrs. John Smith.
.Mis. John Smith died at her home on
Sand street early yesterday morning,
after a brief Illness. Sho was bom In
Ireland In 1S35 und came to tills coun
try shortly after, settling In Carbon
dale, where she had ever since re
mained. Her huhband. three sons and
one daughter survive her, John, Thorn
as, Peter and Anna Smith, all of tills
Nellie, tho daughter of Mr. and Airs.
John Planner', of Brooklyn stieet,
nged twolvo years, died early yester
day morning of diphtheria. The funeral
was held yesterday afternoon, inter
ment being made in St. Itose cemetery.
Edward, the son of Mr. and Mrs.
Doollttle, of Spencer street, died eurly
yesterday morning of pneumonia. He
was but three years old. The funeral
will occur tomorrow afternoon, and In
terment will 'bo made in St. P.oso ceme
Musicians TJnion Formed.
Tho musicians of the oily fotmed a
permanent organisation on Sunday
afternoon. Tho 'ollowlng ofdeers were
elected: President, J. J. Neuscr; vic
president, John Hogarth: recording
secretarj', J. J. Hullah: financial sec
retary, Isaac Colvln: ttonsurer. Wil
liam Byrne; trustees, J. J. Connor,
William Walker nnd Charles Melville.
The newly-organized local will nt
oncn nfllliate with tho Central Labor
union and Thomas I.. Kennedy was
yesterday selected as delegate.
Mr. Bronson 111.
Edwuid A. Bronson, of tho linn of
Lynch & Bronson, has been critically
III with pneumonia for several days.
On Friday his left lung wns stopped
up, but the disease was checked then
nnd ho has since commenced to Im
prove, Yesterday his temperature wns
normnl, and in all probability ho will
now recover rapidly nnd bo out again
in a few duys,
Professor Stanton Leaves.
Professor Edgar Stanton, prnffssnr
In the Stuto Agricultural collegj at
Ames. Iowa, who has been vloltlng W.
H. Edgett, of Lincoln avenue, for
some time, returned to his homo on
Sunday evening, loavln-; hero on tho
Erie flyer. His son, Donall Stnnlin,
who has also beccn vlaiHu,? !mrp, otit
to Philadelphia yesterday.
Policemen Want More Pay.
A proposition that has been under
consideration for some tlmo by the
city police force, is a petition to coun
cils for nn Incrense of salaries. Pa
trolmen ore now paid Vii a month In
tho city, but they think that Is not
sufficient in comparison with the pal
urles paid in other oltlo3.
Eat Dinner on tho Deutschlnnd.
Sam Puglluuo, who has been m.Ncw
York several days, rnturueii from
there yesterday. On Sund.iy he en
joyed a dinner In tho bl ooni lintr
Deutschlnnd, of the Hamburg-Am ri
can lino, for which he Is tin local
The Erlo railroad will run ono of
their popular excursions to New York
the day after Washington's birthday.
v ,Thuraday "Joshua Slmpklns."
E.L. Hatfield, man
ager of the Carbon
dale edition, will be
pleased to receive
callers seeking Infor
mation or desirous of
Imparting It. Tele
phone numbers: New
336: old, 0433.
COMMON COUNCIL MEETS.
Appropriations Transferred Yearly
Reports Read Other Business.
It was twenty five minutes to 9 when
Clmlrninn Kennedy culled common
council to order Inst evening, with tho
following members In their seats:
Thompson, Loftus, Collins, Wedeman,
Smith nnd Evans, "'
A communication from Controller
Wheeler pointed out tavcrnl deficien
cies lu appropriations, nnd suggested
the transfer of money from other np
propilatlons to cover them. On reso
lution of Smith, the transfer.') were
made, us follows: $100 from the water
rent to that of sewers; $300 from gas
nnd electric light appropriation to
that of repaliing and grading of
sheets, $.'00 fiom the cleaning of
streets to that of fuel. These trans
feis tire to cover wnrrnnts which have
already been Issued, but for which
tht'ic are no funds left In tho several
The following leport of tho park
commissioners was received and or
Caibond.de, l'a.. Dee. 2. 1100.
I herewith submit for your approval the ae
touiit of rtnlpts nnd cxprnditurca foi the past
MMton III conniillon with Mcmorlil and Miuilri
Nov. 17, W, balance un hind from lat
Jiar if .ill M
.March 2t, l'ino, city onler S7 lfi
Annual .ippiopriatlon 400 00
Tntal recrlpla $109 til
ltlihud I dy, rare of mounds $181 IS
John Wade, plants 30 00
Uibor, trimiiilnu trees 10 00
II. Ic. II. Co.. freight 2S 42
I!. I'll ice, carting 2 SO
II. Prank .t: Son, n hit Ink' Jlo 32
Mills llrolhern, nupplies 10 7S
lliclnrd lilj, Mippllrn 0 4:
I'nster, photnKr.iphs 3 50
. Moon, cannon mounts, etc. 120 40
N. Moon, llb'ir on thalns, etc., 0 00
T. ('. Iloblnson, liiounliiie cannon 3 00
Inaiuier-sceiel irj's alaiy , 2 J 00
It. M. .iiiiuin, phimblnir 7
Total expindlturis IG'J 30
II ll nice on hand tV
.1. V. Alexander,
City Engineer Kupp reported several
leaks In tho conductors leading from
tho gutters on the roof nnd a t ('solu
tion was passed ordering their repair.
The city engineer, ns Instructed, sub
mitted an estimate of the cost of walks
In Memorial park. He suggested that
bride walks would bo too expensive,
and submitted the following estimate
on a concrete walk: M7 square yards,
at $1.23 per yard, or a total of $740.23.
The estimate was received and ordered
Tho following bills were ordered paid.
Ilucklev IliothciK $
I i oi
C.ubuiidalc lies lew
'I homas lire nu.in
Mills ltiothem, Mipplies
Mitchell lloe lornp.inj, care of leim ....
Wcntou Mill compiuj, feid
1. II. lillli tan, lire alum Inspector, ....
fintral l'cnnsjltaiiii Telephone company.
.Ian. 1 to Apiil 1
l)i. s. 11. Mujci, Columbia team
'Ihomas Scott. Deccmbci
W. 11. II He, December
.Mm linn-en, December
S. P. C.iipcntcr, stationery for board of
.lohn llooth, eoil
Vatlonal llxpuss conipiny
W. Morrison estate, ric for board of
John P. llmke, testing lijdranta
Punlng Leader, advertising
Margaret Thomas, typewriting for city
Major'a court expenses
Lackawanna Valley Llectrle Light com
pany, November and l)u ember
Mrect department pay-roll
Van Hergen fc Company, plumbing
Thompson Introduced a motion thnt
the city engineer report all un-nnmed
streets and un-numbered houses. It
was refoned to the street committee.
Tho requisition of tho two hose
companies were received nnd granted.
An application from Louis Carl for
exoneration of tnxes was referred to
A communication wns received from
Mrs. George Wyllle, of Eighth avenue.
On Sept. ! last, sho fell Into a hole
left In a hldowalk nnd sustained In
Juiles which confined her to tho liouxn
for three months nnd necessitated the
attendance of a nurse. Sho wants tho
councils to relmbuise her. The mat
ter was referred to the city solicitor
nnd street committee, and council then
Division No. 11, Ancient Older
St. Vincent de Paul.
Lueretla lodge, No. 20D, Daughters of
Luckawanna tribe, No. 20S, Improved
Order of lied Men.
Knights of Honor.
Local union, No. 1611.
Maybe Another Theater.
It was reported yesterday afternoon
Hint a couple of Scranton men nro
considering the leasing of the Acad
emy of Muslo and establishing a
vaudeville house, patterned ufter the
Gaiety In Scranton. No verification of
tho rumor could bo obtnlned, however.
Going to Michigan.
W. II. Thompson, formerly pioprletor
of the Hotel Anthracite, visited his
parents hero for several days last
week, lie expects to take up his resi
dence lu Mt. Clemens, Mich., soon.
A nirthdny Pnity.
Miss Mnrlo Uoblnaou
her division of the
lust evening from "
to eommonvjrato her
A Rusty Nail.
James Norton, of Belmont stieet, Is
suffering from the effects of un nccl
dent. A rusty null pierced his foot,
while ut work hiHt week.
Going to Housekeeping,
Mr. and Mrs. P. It. Bevan nro plan
ning to take part of the llaynor house,
on Wuslslngton street, in the sprlntr.
Dr. Niles Very 111.
Dr. A. M. Niles, of this city, Is very
111, and yesterday It was reported that
he had pneumonia. Last night a Trib
une representative wus Informed thnt
his Illness had not yet developed Itno
that disease, but It was feared that It
would, Thern was no change In his
condition at 10 o'clock last .night
Owing to the advanced ngo of tho
physician his family nnd friends are
eerlously alnrmcd over his condition.
".loshun Slmpklns," a pastoral piny,
said to bo on the order of tho "Old
Homestead" and other like attractions,
comes to thn Ornnd Opera House on
Thursday, mntlneo nnd evening. There
Is nn abundance of good, wholesome
fun and many pleasing musical feat
ures, Including their fnmous orches
tra. The company rnrrlcs two flna
bands, which will make a noon-day
parnde. Special prices for this ditto
only are as follows: Matinee, ndults,
20 cents: children, 10 cents: evening,
10, 20 nnd 30 cents.
Two Miners Hurt.
A miner named Cohen, from May
field, was received at the Emergency
hospital yesterday morning suffering
from a dislocated hip. The Injury wns
reduced and ho will be out again In
a short time.
In the afternoon another miner,
named McDonald, was received nt tho
Emergency. He wns the victim of a
prcmatuto blast lu the Erie mlno nnd
his fnco wan quite badly burned with
powder and his leg was bruised. His
Injuries nr not very serious, however.
A New Daughter.
Mr. nnd Mrs. Leon Ssott, of Bel
mont street, have ha.l their homo
brightened by the nrrlv.il of a bluck
eyed baby daughter.
The Passing Throng.
Mrs. John Burke ?pent Sunday
Dr. Shields Is suffcilng from a severe
Miss Lois Smith, of Garfield avenue,
Is ill with tonsllltls.
Prank Ball has o far recovered from
his recent attack of Illness as to be
Miss Olive Moon hns teturned to her
home, after a very pleasant visit with
Honesdnle ft lends,
Mrs. Jean Thompson, of Belmont
street, Is visiting her sister, Mrs.
Henry Warner, of Jermyn.
E. O. Van, of Blnghamton, a former
Carbondale boy, who has been visiting
friends here, returned homo Sunday
John Naylor, of tho Metropolitan
Life Insurance company, wus out yes
terday, after several days' confinement
with tho grip.
John Tlllslev nnd his niece, Miss
Margaret Cornish, who formeily re
sided here, are spending tho winter In
East Windsor, N. Y.
Specialty. Diseases of Women.
Room 1, over Globe store. Hours: 1 to
r.,30 p. m. Consultation fioc. Dr.
JERMYN AND MAYFIELD.
Joe Powandn, an Italian laborer, was
Injured while at wotk yesterday after
noon in tlie Glenwood shaft nnd had
his hip bono dislocated.
Miss Hosle Eastlake spent Sundnv
with her friend, Miss Minnie Moyle, of
Park street, Carbondale,
Mrs. Levi Howell, of Peckville, who
has been nursing her daughter, Mrs.
AVIlliam Shager, of Fourth street, for
tho past three weeks, has returned
James Wasley, the ten-year-old son
of Samuel Wasley, of West Muylleld,
fell on tho Icp Sunday afternoon and
dislocated his collar-bone.
Asslstunt Delaware and Hudson Pay
master W. E. Gates and wife and
daughter Ilhea, of Scranton, were
guests of Prof, nnd Mrs. Bariett, of
Second street, Sunday.
Mr. William Shager, who for the
pa3t year has boon fireman on tho
switch engine nt the Ontario and
Western yard at Mnyfleld, has been
promoted to fireman on tho passenger
Mrs. Hannah Whitney and Mrs.
Henry Mnynnrd, of this borough, are
contesting for a gold pin for the bene
fit of Pride of Lackawanna assembly,
Daughters of Naomi, of Carbondale.
Patrick Roche, of Mayfleld, entered
ball last evening before 'Squire Kclfer
to appear at court to answer a charge
of assault and battery, preferred by
Mrs. Alonzo Whitley, of tho East Side.
Hazel, the llttlo child of Mr. and Mrs.
W. 11. Tennis, of North Main stieet,
who has been quite III, Is recovering.
There nro several now cases of grip
reported, among whom are Mrs. T. M.
Hendricks, Joseph Temby and Edward
Edmunds, of Mayfleld. Tho latter wns
In quite a serious condition last even
ing. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Stratford, of
Vandling, were on Sunday the guests
of Mr. and Mrs. T. E. GrIIIlths, of
North Main street.
Mrs. Johnson Bennett, sr., Is con
fined to her home, on Second street, by
On the lawn lu front of Mr. und Mrs.
Parley's home, on Main street, yester
day was a snow woman, which was ad
mired by people passing nlnng tho
street. The form wns perfect nnd quite
nn artistic pleco of workmanship. It
wns so perfect In every detail ns to call
forth many compliments from pooplo
who stopped to admire It. It was con
structed by Miss Farley.
How It Goes in Kansas City.
During the present cold nnd grip
season slxty-threo thousand boxes of
Laxative Bromo-Qulnlne have been
purchnsed by tho following wholcsulo
drug houses of ICnnsns City: Evnns
Smlth Drug Co, und Faxon, Horton &
The Bohemian glass blowers gavo
their opening exhibition nt the Father
Mathew Opera Houso last evening.
Charles E. Oilflln, tho Illusionist and
ventriloquist, did some clever work.
Exhibitions will bo given every after
noon und evening during the- week.
Admission 10 cents.
A largo number of people fiom hero
attended tho funeral of the late Sirs.
John McAndrew nt Dunmore yester
Mrs. Frank Smoulter, mother uf
Itev. J. M. Smoulter, formeily of this
place, died at her homo on llnzloton
stieet, Wilkes-Barre, on Sunday Inst.
Tho funeral will bo held tomorrow
A meeting of tho Blessed Vliglns' so.
dallly was held on Sunday afternoon,
when the following ofllcers y(ere elect
ed for the coming tctm: Pif'fect, Miss
Katlo Flynn: secretnry, Miss Men
iletta Stones treasurer, Mls Mary
Mis. John Wnlklngshaw,' of Wilkes
Barre. Is visiting her parents, Mr. nnd
Mis, Tv P. Jones, of Locust street.
Mrs. Mlush, of Mauch Chunk, Is tho
guest of her yon, Druggist H. B. Bush.
A daughter wns, born to Mr. and
Mrs. George Daley, of Dunmore street,
SISTERS OF GOOD SHEPHERD
" RELY ON PE-RU-NA TO FIGHT
? i) i
rcraiiu tur luuuio
andmds fn cmdren.
and Winter Catarrh.
TN EVERY country of the civilized
Shepherd are known. Not only do
they minister to the spiritual nnd In
tellectual needs of tho charges com
mitted to their care, but they also
minister to their bodily needs.
Whenever coughs or colds, la grlppo
or pneumonia make their uppenranco
among tho children these Sisters aro
not disconcerted, but know exactly the
remedies to npply.
With so mnny children to tnko care
of and to protect from climate and
disease these wise and prudent Sisters
have found Peruna a ncvcr-fnlllng
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SISTERS GOOD SHEPHFRD gffl Hftilllli ftYWWWJffl(
- Vijri'jk S:- ASsiA" ' -lh:::-Mmimill B l"Jllil.S. 1 1 V7 illP'k YHT
id. tno Sisters of the Good VIK4rA.' i - S5iS?5 i I (Rl
f The Peruna Drug nig. Co., Columbus, O
Gentlemen "A number of
called to Dr. Hartmnn's Peruna, and since then wc have used
it with wonderful results for grip, coughs, colds and catarrhal
diseases of the head and stomach.
For grip and winter catarrh especially it has been of
great service to the Inmates of this institution."- Sisters of
the Quod Shepherd.
-"f'f'-'f-t--f ---t- -
There Is no other disease so many
sided In Its 111 effects, so Insidious In
Its approach, so tenacious In Its hold
upon tho system, as la grippe. Once
there, It stays until It Is cured. La
grippe Is one of the Ills thnt time will
The after-effects of la grippo do not
locate In any particular organ. It
amounts to a general Irritability of
the mucous membranes of tho whole 1
body a flabhlness and paleness of the
mucpus membrane. Sometimes theiv
Is an over-amount of thin, watery mu
cous secreted, and nt other times there
Is a dryness of tho mucous surfaces.
There is no remedy In the world th.it
meets tho conditions produced by la
grippe better than the remedy Peruna.
Peruna strengthens as It "renovates,
soothes while It stimulates, heals as It
Peruna Is not a puigatlve, or ca
thntlle, or sedative, or stimulant, nor
a vegetable or mineral poison. It
roaches the source of all dls ass of
the mucous membranes by Its notion
on tho vnso-motor system of nerves.
The following aro samples of the let
ters received bv Dr. Hartman concern
ing the cures Peruna Is making.
Hon. F. Simmons, United States
Mauslml, Mobile, Alabama, speaks In
high praise of
the merits of Pe
rtttin. He sny.t:
us-ed Peruna for
a short time I
find that It Is
the most excel
lent lemedy for
the grip and ca
tnrih over ipre
p a r e d. 1 can
mend It to any
ono" F. Situ
mono. M r. Fran k
Buuer, of Mln-
Hon I'. hiuiiiioni.
sota, In a rtcent letter. Fays:
"I ennnot say anything else but good
of your medicines. For seven wlnt"rs
I had suffered from la grippe, and by
each attack was confined to tho bed.
Consldeiable Interest Is manifested
as to tho outcome of today's borough's
primaries wherein eaueusfes will bo
held from 4 to 7 o'clock p. m. nt the
various polling places. Tho following
are the candidates to bo balloted for:
Justice of the pence, Andrew Doles, C,
H. Van Hoin (elect one). Auditor.
Evnn G. Evans, George Thomas, John
Thomas, itichard Wntklns (elect one).
First ward, council, David H. Evans,
Jcuktn Davis; nsscssor, Thomns G.
Francis, Thomas Woodworth. Second
wnrd, council, G. E. Jones. D A. Will
lams, Itichard Winters; school direc
tor, Joseph Davis, John G. Price; ns
sessor, Wlllnrd Sweet, Thomas M. Da
vis. Third ward, council, John D.
Francis, William G. Price; school dl
lector. William N. Williams, Evan G.
Wntklns, Dr. W. II. Olmstead; asses
sor, David F. Evans, John J. Morgans,
Fourth wurd, council, William W. Har
ris, Snmuel Hnrlos, Thomas M. Jen
kins; school director, John B. Hecse,
Jnmos Price, James Evans, Alonzo
Hendorshot. Fifth ward, council, Da
vid D. GrIIIlths; school director, George
Douse; assessor, Wlllatd Atherton.
Tho Century IIoso company No. J are
milking elaborate pieparutlous for
their fair to be held at Webei's rink In
Don't forget tlie social to be held on
pay night at t ho Calvary Baptist
church under tho uusplcea of the La
dles' Aid society. A good tlmo Is piom
Ised to all who attend.
John Evans, who was Injured at the
Pyuo mlno recently, has been removed
to the Moses Taylor hospital.
Foremun Griffith Thomas, of I'ltts
ton, visited this town last evening.
A grand social will bo held on pay
night ut tho Welsh Congregutlnnnl
church. Cake and faggots will be
Mrs. Lewis Davis, of Edwnidsdale.
wns tho guest of relatives In this plneo
Lily lodge. No. 33'J, Independent Or
der of Odd Fellows, will meot In reg
ular session this evening.
Miss Gertrude Thomas, of PUtsloti.
visited friends lu this borough re
cently. Miss Sarah Evnns, of Duiyea, spent
tho Sabbath with relatives In tills
Messrs. John F. Tubbs and V. L.
Jones, of this place, participated in
tho entertainment ut Mlnooku Inst
Mrs. Wltchchurch und Itogor Slater,
of Plttston. visited relntlves here on
To Trovent the Drip
Laiuthc Uromo-Qulnliie innou tlio caiur. "
imm . -pps! i iKiSi
5kS-s'5; :l f-szr-r ''s5s'- swv,'
... ....... I
coiiimiuis, u. , JUiy ioiii, 1900.
years ago our attention wns
r - - - f - f '"t--f--4-H"-'"f-f"f -f
In llie winter of lSS"!, I was nttneked
with la grippe. I hnd n teirlhle cough.
I asked my wife to get mo a bottle of
Pei una, but as the dtugglst did not
have It she got mo something else that
vin highly f commended for la grippe,
cnHng tlie s.imo as Peruna, 1 tnolc
that, but was not able to leave the bed.
"I told my wife that If I did not get
IYiunn soon that I would surely bo a
grippo victim, as
J mv inncru felt as
If knlvcn worn
sticking In them.
' My wife went
to town nnd go
mi' a bottl- of
l'erunn, and T
1011k It four days
according to the
dltectlolis nn Iho
buttle. The fifth
day I took nn ax
on my shoulder
and went out
into the wood
to cli ip wood.
"I had another slight attack, but
as I li.td Peruna In tli- bouse It cause I
me but one trying night. My wlf'j
wauled to send for the doctor, but I
took small doses of Peruna every half
hour nnd Improved right nlnng,"
Henry Dlstln, the Inventor nnd
maker of all the band lnsliuments for
tlio'ITeniy Dlstln Manufacturing Co.,
nt Wllllnmsport, l'a.. is probably the
most active old man lu Philadelphia
today. He and his wife recently cele
brated tho fiftieth nnnlverrary of thnir
matrlage. at their home, on South
Ninth stieet. Mr. Dlstln comes from
one of til- most fnmous musical fam
ilies ol' the old world, his father and
grandfather bofoie him, ns well us
himself, having played nt almost all
the jnval courts of England nnd tho
Mr. Distln writes concerning Peru
na. the world-famous catarrh cure, as
1111 South Ninth Stieet.
Philadelphia, Pa., May 0, Is'.iD.
Dr S. B. Hart man:
Dear Sir: "I w.ito to Infoim you
that I had a bad attack of lu grippo
Fred Snyder has been made a dep
uty constable for the First ward of
Ernest Prescott Is sick with tho grip.
Mr. and Mrs, David Shay, of Mil
ford, returned home yesterday after
spending a few days with i datives
Following Is the icstilt of the Thlul
wnrd primaries held Saturday after
noon: Councilman, Miles II. Johnson;
t,chonl director. Hurry Simpson; ns-'es-sor.
Hurry E. Malnes; constable, Leon
aid Curtis; Judge of election, L. B,
Thompson; Inspector of election, A, V.
Pentecost. At large. Justice of tho
peace, S. W. Arnold received 121 votes;
Auditor a. B. Heed received 101 votes.
Tho following union prices have been
ndopt d by the Iooil Barbtrs' ur.l n and
will be put into effect at once: Hair
cutting or tt burning, 20 cents; hair cut
ting, children Under 10 years, 1.". cents:
hair cutting and shaving, 20 cents; neck
trimmed, 10 cuts: whiskers trimmed,
10 cents; shampooing. 20 cents; dyeing
moustache, 23 cents; sick call shav
ing, L'.l cents; shaving a corpse, $2.00.
All tonics 5 cents extra. The shops
w 111 close at S o'clock except Wednes
days, which will be at U o'clock. There
w ill be no work done on Sunday. Tho
union shops are: O. IX Secor, George
Williams. Herbeit James. J. Sweeney,
II. V. Lawler und Itichard .Cnrvolt.
Mm. John Lavln, of Jack-sou Htieet,
Is confined to her home with seveto
attack of grip.
Edward Jackson, of Cann.ilt ntreet,
has purchnsed a house nnd lot of Itob
ert Colbuin on Price street, where lui
Intends to reside lu tho near future.
Mis. George Knapp is eerlously 111
nt hei home on North Main stieei.
Mr. and .Mis George Cooper, of Al
bert street, spent Sunday with their
fi lends, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Brown
ing, In Jmiup.
MIhh Geitrudo Wntklns spent Sun
day with fi lends In Blakely.
Local union No. 1220 will hold their
meeting nt the usual time nnd place
MNs Stella Levan spent Saturday
MInvcf Kate and Agnus Lomer. of
Scranton, spent Sunduy ut tho homo
of .Miss Mattle Brown, of South Main
Miss Maud Smith was a caller In
Tho meeting of the Women's Chris
tian T,emperanco union wns held yes
I J , lTg5g -
I Mr. Trunk llaiu-i. I
which lasted more
than three months,
nnd which loft me
with o.nturrh. and
several of my
friends advised me
to try your wonderful medl-i
cine. Peruna. I begnn with a
bottle the llrst week In March
and It certainly did md a
meat deal of good. I was so
well satlsMcd that I purchased
uiioiner nnitie and followed
your directions, which you can furnish
with every bottle, and I am glad to
say thnt It has cured me. I shall cei
tnlnly lecomnipud the Peruna to all
my friends." Henry Dlrltn.
Mrs. Jane Gift, of Hebbardsvlllc. O..
writes the following: "I think I would
linvo been dead long ngo If it had nol.
been for Peruna. Six yeurs ago I had
la gHppo very bad. The doctor came
to see I'i,- every day, but I gradually
kwjnV .rse. I told my huFbttnd I
though I would surely die Jf I did
not got relief soon.
"One day I picked up the newspaper
and accidentally found a testimonial of
n woman who hnd been cured of In
grippo by Peruna. T told my husband
1 wanted to try It. He went dlrectl
to the drug store and got n bottle of
Pel una. I could see the Improvement
In a very short time and wns soon
able to do my work. 1 continued us
ing It until I wns entirely cured.
"I have Induced a great many to try
the medicine and all have hnd tin
same result. I hRve used It In my
fnnilly for my husband and children
for colds and la grippe. I would not.
be without It In tho house. 1 really
think It has added years to my life,
and I feel I have no one to thank but
God and Dr. Hartman. If other suf
ferers nro Induced to try this won
derful medlclm they will Join me in
singing Its praises." Mrs. Jane Gift.
Mrs. Thonphile Schmltt, wife of tho
ox-Secieturv of the German consulate,
writes the following letter to Dr. Hart
man In regard to Peruna:
3117 Wabash Ave.. Chicago. III.
The Peruna Medicine Co., Colum
Gentlemen "I suffered this winter
with a severe attack of la grippe, and
having repeatedly beard of the valuect
Peruna In such cases, I thought I would
try It. I used It
began to feel n.
change for thi'
better the sec
ond day, and In
tho courre of a
week I was very
three bottles 1"
not only found
tiie la grlpp
but my general
health w a r
much better. T
am sntisfled that
Peruna is a
Mm Tin 11. Silimlll,
lly remedy, and gladly endorse It."
Mrs. Theophlle Schmltt.
Address the Peruna Medicine Co., of
Columbus, Ohio, for u book treating
terday afternoon nt tho home of Mrs.
Miss Mattle Hinds, of Mnln street,
Is visiting at Port Jervls.
.Mr. Peter Wilson, of North Main
street, Is at his homo with tho grip.
Miss Ethel Piper, of Hyde Park,
spent Sunday nt the home of Miss Car
Miss Lena Waterman leturned Sat
ny after spending three weeks In1
Blnghamton, N, Y.
Mrs. S. J. Hinds and Mrs. J. W.
Levan visited Mrs. ttvutil Hill. pB
There will be a social tonight at
Dymond's hnll, given by the Sons nnd
Daughters of Temperance of this
place. A musical programme has been
arranged. Singers from Scrnnton,
Plttson nnd Wyoming are expected
Everybody Is coidlally Invited to-at.-
tend. A silver offering will bp tuken.
The ladles of the Women's Christian
Temperance union are making nr
rangements lor a convention, to bo
held on Feb. 8, in the Methodist
Kow It Goes in San Franc' sco.
During tho present cold and gilp
season forty-eight thousand seven
hundred and twenty boxes of Bromo
Quinine have been purchased by thn
following wholesale drug houses at
San Francisco: Itedlngton & Co,,
Lnngley ife Michael Co., Mack & Co.,
and P.lchards & Co.
Mr. F. A. Pago and two or three
other members of tho family nro suf
fering with tho gilp.
Mr. O. E. Klzer spnt Sunday In
Mr. Henry AVehrum made a busi
ness tilp to Now Yoik lust week.
Mr. C. M. Curtis has returned from
n business trip to Blnghamton.
Prof, lingers spent Saturday und
Sunduy lu Scranton,
Warieu Ernest, tho nine months.' old
child of Mr. and Mrs. John Wilcox,
died on Sunday morning, after a brief
Illness. Funeral services will bo held
nt thn house this afternoon ut '.
o'clock Itev. P. 1. Frr-y will officiate.
The little one wus n blight nnd prom
ising child nnd tho bereaved parents
have the sympathy of the eMlro com
munity. Colds Melt Awny
If you use Kiniiso's Cold Cure. Pre
pared In convenient capsule form they
nro easy to take and effect m speed;,
cure of the most obstinate cases
Pilco 23c. Sold by Matthews Bros,