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THE SCRANTON TRIBUNE-TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 1901.
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At the Heart of Rrioes.
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MEN OP HOUR
SOMETHING OF CAREEK OF
He Has Been Again Chosen Presi
dent of the United Mine Workers
of America What an Old Lady
Thought of the Picture of Senator
Vaughan Charles Fowler Who
Has Had Much to So with Making
Bowling Popular in This City Is
an Ardetn Bowler.
Senator J. C. Vaughan dearly loves
a Joke, and one was unconsciously
played upon himself n few days ago
which he. especially enjoys and he tells
about It with genuine pleasure. The
senator has been very much nought
after for Interviews regarding second
class city legislation recently and one
of the local papers printed his picture
a few clays ago In connection with a
statement of his views on the "ripper"
The next day at his home the con
versation turned upon the death of
Queen Victoria and the accession of
the Prince of Wales to the throne. An
old lady, who Is a friend of the family,
was visiting In tho house at the time
mid the senator, seeing a chance for a
little fun, opened the paper In question
to the page which contained his pic
ture and, pointing to it, asked the old
lady what sho thought of the looks of
the Prince of Wales.
The old lady Is rather near-sighted
and cannot read without her glasses,
so sho didn't see "J. C. Vaughan"
underneath the cut. She looked at the
picture carefully for several moments,
and then said:
"My gracious, Isn't the prince tin
ugly man. My, but he's homely!"
This nonplussed the genial senator
tor a minute or two, but he laughed at
It as heartily as anybody else. "I never
had a reputation for beauty," said he,
while telling the story, "but it cer
tainly camo hard to ibe told about it up
lo my face. The picture was a good
The qualities which advanced Mitch
ell from a coal miner at Spring Valley
lo the presidency of the organization
n two years wero powers of ready de
late in convention, earnestness of pur
&ose to secure fair treatment of the
nen the organization represents, and a
kind and courteous demeanor, but
Brmness under all circumstances.
He is known In the organization as
i lighter of rare pluck and capable of
holding on when any ordinary man
would admit defeat. Ho Is slow to
make up his mind on an important
tjuestlon, but energetic and determined
vhen once the question Is decided,
notwithstanding his youth, the mem
ers of the executlvo board look to him
(or advice and counsel and often defer
to his Judgment in matters of the
greatest importance. He Is known to
lis fellow workers familiarly as
'John," and though not easily ap
iroached he Is genial and companion
Ible when once his acquaintance Is
Finished Inventory and Found Many Odd Lots of SUITS AND OVERCOATS
THAT MUST BE SOLD.
formed. He Is a close student of event,
and un omnivorous reader.
That he Is not easily tripped Into ex
pressing opinions was fully demon
strated while ho was In this city during
tlio strike of last fall. On his trail
constantly were some of the best and
most alert newspaper men of the coun
try, who have made a study of the
science of extracting Information and
opinions from all kinds and conditions
of men. They ull conceded that Mitch
ell was one of the hardest propositions
they ever encountered, when he had
made up his mind not to talk.
John Mitchell, who has been re
elected president of the United Mine
Workers of America, Is In his thirtieth
year, and Is the youngest man ever to
roach such a position as he now oc
cupies. His mother died when ho was
two years old, and four years later his
father was killed In an accident In the
mines, and tho child was left to the
care of friends. He entered the mines
when thirteen years old, and from that
time made his own living. He con
nected himself with the Knights of
Labor when sixteen years old while
working in Illinois, und has been a
member of that organization ever
since. He has worked In a number of
states, at one time being employed In
the mines of New Mexico.
Hoturnlng to Illinois from the west,
lie married and settled down at Spring
Valley, where his family of a wife and
four children live. His first service In
a public capacity was In 18'JT, when he
was appointed on organizer of the
United Mine Workers by Piesldent
Hatehford, and In the same year he
was elected a member of the Illinois
stato executive iboard. In 1S9S ho was
elected national vice-president of the
organization, and became acting presi
dent when Uatchford determined to
give his time more fully to the work
of the Industrial commission, and In
January, 1899, Mitchell succeeded to the
presidency by election.
During the last two buasoiiH the
healthful and Interesting sport of
bowling has taken a big hold on the
Scranton athletics loving public, und
today It Is doubtful if there Is a winter
pastime ns populur as tho game thev
used to play "In old Hen Franklin's
day," us Frank Daniels would delight
to merrily warble. The day of tho
bowling green Is over, but in its mod
ern form bowling has been given n
warm welcome, and among all tho
local adherents of the sport perhaps
the man who has done the most to
wards giving this city bowling entor
talnmont In the form of exhibition
matches, tournament games, out-of-town
teams brought here, etc., Is
Whenever any bowling enterprise has
been Inaugurated "Charlie" Fowler has
been one of the most active movers in
it. Ho Is himself a bowler of no small
reputation and the 288 game which ho
bowled one day this season stands us
a high-water mark toambltlous rollers.
He It was who last year was one of the
leading spirits In creating the Howl
ing League of Northeastern Pennsyl
vania, and he ngaln, it was who this
season ably assisted In launching the
association on another unnual tourna
ment. His bowling enterprise brought the
mighty Itosevllle bowlers of New York
to this city Saturday, and he It is who
captains the Commercials, the lusty
Infant among local bowling teams.
mens uvercoais ana uisiers. ouu loung mens aims. :
We have about 1,000 Pairs of Men's
Pants Yet to Sell.
M. J. HORAN
316318 Lackaanna Avenue.
N. B, "These Are Not Idle Words, but Facts."
PAY OF JUDGES
ni linh.il flow IVirc 1 I
not In fuor of the "ripper" clause,
and I believe It to bo to the best In
terests of Scranton to treat It as a
pin ely political matter, In which Pitts
burg Is alone concerned. If wo ac
tively engage In opposing the Interests
nf the dominant faction In Allegheny
county, it will make them vindictive
towards us, and If they should get on
top next year In Harrlsburg, Scranton
could not wll expect anything but a
retaliation that will closely approach
chastisement. If we can pet along
amicably with the Allegheny county
people It will be the better In the
Judging from tho line-up on the
Philadelphia court bill last week, the
Quayltes have things so well In hand
that they can do pretty much ns they
please. Opinion here Is that they will
allow Plttsbuig, Allegheny and Scran
ton to make reasonable amendments
to the Muehlbronner bill, but will In
sist that the "ripper" clause shall
A conference of the representatives
of the thtee second class cities Is
scheduled for tomorrow afternoon r.t I
o'clock. The committee on municipal
nffolrs will give them u heating Wed
nesday. Jt Is not Improbable that the three
cities will agtee upon one set of amend
ments and their representatives will
work In harmony In presenting them
to the committee. The rejection or the
retention of tho "ripper" clauso will, In
that event, be the sole bone of con
tention, the men in charge of the bill
having declared themselves willing to
make any reasonable amendments, not
In conflict with the general policy of
The report that a bill creating an
excise commission for cities of the llrst
and second classes would como before
the present legislature Is now nuthor
Itatlvely confirmed. The bill has nl
ready been drawn and Is likely to bo
presented this week.
It Is a companion measure to the
"ripper" feature of the Muehlbronner
bill, and designed to take from the
courts of Pittsburg tho power of grant
ing licenses and place it In the hands of
three commissioners to bo appointed
by the governor. Minority representa
tion s provided for.
In a city of the first class the salary
of a commissioner Is to bo not lens
than 10.001 a year, and In a second
eluss cTty tho minimum Is to be $1,500.
These figures will probably be the
ones Incorporated In tho bill.
Hy allowing liberal salaries, It Is fig
ured, reliable mon can be secured who
will devote their whole time to tho
duties of tho ofllce, making personal
Investigation of each applicant and the
way he conducted his business during
the preceding year, when It Is a caso
of renewal of license,
The Kopp bill forbidding tho grant
ing of moro than ono brewery, distil
lery or wholesalers license to any one
party will bring a strong lobby to
Harrlsburg In opposition to the meas
ure and it Is openly declared by op
ponents of tho bill that this Is Its only
A brewery comblno in the western
a. I III m
Pairs of Children's Pants.
but Broken Lots, and Must
part of the state has been endeavoring
io secure an appellate court decision
providing that one license will cover
any number of breweries that any one
party may operate. The superior court
decided against them but two of the
court dissented and It Is understood
this has given the appellants encour
agement to take the case to tho su
preme court From this It can be t-een
that the brewers would scarcely uilsh
Hie Idea of submitting to the terms of
tho Kopp bill. Tho brewers' press
agents have had several leading papers
hint very broadly that the new bill is
suspected of being what is known In
Harrlsburg as a "plncher."
T. J. Unify.
IN THE HOUSE.
Uv exclusive Wire from The Associated 1'icn.
Hnirisbuig, Feb. 4. Tho rules com
mittee of the house, through Mr. Hllss,
of Delawaie, at tonight's session re
ported new rules governing admission
of persons to tho floor of that body,
which weto adopted. One tule provides
that the newspaper gallery shall be for
the exclusive use of newspaper corre
spondents, and that admission to such
gallery shall be by a non-transferrablu
card Issued by the speaker and signed
by the president of tho Correspondents'
association. Another rule provides:
None tmt members if the filiate, their ofil
ers. tlic gavel nor, mill heads of slito impair
ments, juilac of the courts ot this common
wealth, foiiuer membcis of tlio imLlaluio,
when Intioduoed hy member of tin- piieut
house ami other who may ho specially Inuo
iliuul by a inm-bcr hy ixrmlwlon of the sixaVer
shall he permitted to como within the har of thj
houJ, during IN session ami no permit not .i
member of the Icfcslaturo iliill be iieimllteil to
come upon the Hour of the home or nit in any
seats .1) iripiljtil for meiribtrs oi intcirupt .1
incinhrr hy Hxukihg to hi'n In hi seat while
lie house is in session, anil It thill he the July
of the Mureiiit at-umri or doorkeept rs to en-
fone Ihls rule I uivo notlco to the. speaker of
.my violations of the same.
Mr. Hllss nlso reported from the j tiles
committee a resolution, which wus
adopted, llxlng 10 o'clock ns the hour
of meeting on Tuesdays, Wednesdays
iiul Thursdays, until further order.
The Kopp bill, providing that no
nore than one licence shall bo Issued
to any brewer or distiller, was referred
back to the ways and means commit
tee. Mr. Drum, of Luzerne, offered the fol
lowing resolution, which was adopted:
Whereas, This fourth day of February com
memorate the ono hundiedth anniversary of
tlio accession cf John Marshall to tho position
of thief Justlco of the United states, ami
Whereas, Appropriate ceicruonles to mark the
day have lecelved a support and encouragement
of all patrlotlo ctUens; therefore, be it
Hcsolvcd, That we, the house of representa.
then of the stato ot Pennsylvania, assembled,
do express a tribute nf our Midi appreciation
of Chief JutIco Marshall' Inestimable service
both abroad ami at home In many distinguished
petition and especially do wo recocnlto U
great work on the bench n the jrrcat expounder
of the constitution of the United States.
Mr. C'iea), of Columbia Authorizing county
commissioners to censtruct (my puhlo road
leading to either end of a couuly bridge aciojs
Mr. Arnold, of Perry ro provide for the tUltisr
of statements by candidate nominated to be
loted for or xotod for lit any publlo election
setting fortli all monc.w expended or contributed
by such candidates In aid of ttelr nomination
or election; providing for the indexing, custody
and preservation of such statements snd pio.
vldlng penalticii for failure to file the same)
for nuking tdUo bUiteineiilii and tor onncealin.r
or failing to disclose fact pertaining therein.
Mr Malotu, of oiiiigo -Tit piovide for the
I'.miii'lit by the propir i utility nf cost in uliii.
iiul and ntlur iacH whcie retogiiiraucea hate
Imii nr Mi ill be takui ami Midi recognltaucct
hull lie fuifeitcd, reuired and pild tn the
Mr Ulis, ot Delawan Providing that in all
(orpiiratiiuiH doing hii-lurM in Ptnnhania, the
bojul of direiUn may (oii'ln uf anv number nf
I i won't not less thin tluee
Mr. Ile.uoni, of Westmoreland To establish .i
ip.ir.ite orphan' cmrt In Westmoreland count)
.Mr. Carrier, of Mlm.tlkill l'lotidlng that on
and altei April 1, Vh.i, urn' keg of bUcl:
blasting prwder u-ed or sold In and around coal
mini shall contain twenty-flte pound of bhek
blasting pouch r, Mjudud Weight. Any inanu
f.uturtr or dealer In bhik blasting powder
selling a keg containing Ksx weight than speii.
hid in the hill shall he siViJcct to a penalty of
-"i for itiry ktg n sold.
Mr. ilaag, of Schu.tlklll Authorising grand
ami petit Jurors to disallow Hie cost of ton
stable. Justices of tho peace, niaglsrrateii or
aldermen in cr.c cf misdemeanor and in all
i.ists of l.ineny where the value ot the goods
alleged to be stolon I leas thin 10; authorising
the district attoin:y, with the consent ot the
court, to disallow the tosM of constables, Jus.
ticca of tho peace, magistrates or aldermen In
i.i-ct of Misdemeanor and laiceny where tho
vidua ot the goods alleged to be stclen U 111
Adjourned until 10 o'clock tomorrow
IN THE SENATE.
The senate was In session tonight for
half an hour. Among tho bills ad
vanced to second rending1 was that of
Senator Heldbaugh, directing the stato
treasurer to refund to the various es
tates the dliect Inheritance tax paid
Into tho treasury under tho net of May
1", 1SD7, which has been declared un
constitutional. Among the bills Intro
duced In the penato wero the follow
ing: Ily Mr. rilnn, Allegheny Authoiiiing the
county commissioner to borrow money and Is
sue bond for the purpose of building, impiove
nient and repaving public road and highway in
their re-pectlve counties.
My Mr. Vaughan, Lackawanna, li.eieai.lng the
salaries of tho Judges of tho courta of common
pleas of the several Judicial district. conipon
of singlo counties whose population is ovrr 1VI,
000 und less than MO.OOO. Tho proposed new
law will affect links, Lackawanna, Lancaster,
Liirerne, Schojlklll and Westmoreland counties,
and increases tho salaries ot the judges in thcjC
counties from $1,000 to fG.OOO a jaer.
Amending an act authorising councils of first
class cities to appropriate ?500 annually for
tho support and maintenance of each company
of the National Guard using and occupying an
armory, building, room. or quarters, in addi
tion to the annual state appropriation by extend
ing the provisions of the act to cities of the
second and third clam. Piovidlng that notaries
publlo be appointed and commlwioned without
giving bonds and without power to protest com
mercial paper, piovidlng they elect lo take
such appointment without power to protest com.
!ly Mr. Muehlbronner, Allegheny Admitting to
the public schools whero there Is building ta.
paclty, the Inmates of orphan aj)luia and
homes for poor and friendless children upon
the pa)mcnt of a reasonable tuition.
It was decided to hold tho memorial
services for tho lato Senator Samuel A.
L,osch, of Schuylkill, at noon on Wed
nesday. Tho senate adjourned until 11 o'clock
NEW CONGRESS DISTRICTS.
Reapportionment Bill Is Expected to
Be Introduced Today,
Oy r.xcluslvo Wire from The Associated Pres.
Harrlsburg, Feb, i, Tho congres
sional apportionment bill will prob
ably be Introduced In the senate to
300 Children's Reefers :
Men's Shirts, the
one dollar kind
Now is the time to se
cure a Bargain at One
Half real value.
Be sure and come early
while the assortment is
morrow. It Is understood that It has
been completed, with the exception of
Allegheny county. Under the bill Phila
delphia Is given two additional con
gressmen, making even In all. The
seven districts will be divided as fol
lows: l'ii-s-t district Thlrt) ninth, tltlit ilh,
Thirtieth, Tttenty-sKlh and Seventh vv.tlds.
Second district I'lr-t, Si-iond, llilul, Truth,
Fifth, sixth, Lleveiith, Twelfth and MUttnth
Third distrkt-Lighth. Ninth, Tenth, ft.tnl.v
fourth, Twenty-seventh, 'Ihlity-louuH or.d
Fourth tlisttlrt ritleehtli. Tweiity-ciuMh,
Twenty-ninth and Thirty-set ond v;arN.
rillli district Thiittvntli, l'ouiteenth, Twen
tieth, .Seventeenth, Mmumi'i t.nd TI.Iity-MV-enth
Sixth clUtiltl-KUilPcnlii, 'thirty-first, Twen-t.v-lltlh
und Thirl) -third wards.
Seventh dlsti id Twenty Hut, Twenty-second,
Tv.eiit-tlilid, Thlrly-tlfth, Thill) -eighth and
The hitch In the Allegheny county
apportionment Is believed to be over
the question of whether the county Is
entitled to three or four members In
congress. It Is believed that tho coun
ty will ba awarded four members
the fourth dlsttlcl to be made up of
part of Allegheny county und a por
tion of Westmoreland.
Special to the Scranton 'tribune.
llrooklyn, Feb. 4. The funeral of
Uonjamln T. Case was held this after
noon from his late residence. The ser
vices wero in charge of Lieut. Rogers
post, Grand Army of tho Republic, of
which Mr. Cose was a member.
Mrs. J. Q, Tewksbury has returned
from Dalton, whero she has been visit
ing her sister.
Mlhs Jos,lo Dolawny spent a few days
In AVIlkes-Harre recently.
Hon. and Mrs. J. W. Adams at
tended tho Slckler-Turn wedding at
Falls Inst week.
Hon. J. W. Adams lost his horse by
Its breaking Its log.
Charles Williams and Charles Mead
art" on the sick list.
Those from Brooklyn who altendo 1
the Mason's banquet nt Hopbottom
last Thursday evening -were: Hon
and Mrs. .1 W. Adams, Dr. and Mrs.
X. S. Sage, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gere,
Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Waldle. Miss Ger
trude Waltllo, Mr. and Mrs. L. S. Ely.
Mr. and .Mrs. A. W. Kent. They re
port a very fine time.
The social dance given by the Brook
lyn band In their hall Friday evenlntr
was well attended and a success In
every way. About ninety persons tool:
supper at tho Tewksbury house. Thu
boys realized something over $20.
Special to the Scranton Tribune.
Gibson, Feb, 2. Tho masque ide ball
which was held at the Patriotic Order
Sons of America hall last Friday even
ing wus attended by forty-two couples.
Bert Codldngton, of Wotklns, N. Y
was in town on business tho first of tho
Mrs. tl. B. TorwUllger has returned
home, after a visit with her children In
He i anion and vicinity.
The Ladles' Aid society of the Unl
versallst church met with Mrs. C. A.
Sweet last Thursday fop dinner.
C. F, F.mplt. or New Mllford, called
on friends In town Monday.
A number of townspeople ate -sick
with tho grip.
Be Sold !
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ATTRACTIONS FOB. TODAY.
ACADEMY' OP MUSIC .lack UoefnVr company.
Matinee and night.
"All on Accoun: of Ell-ja."
Louis Mann, trretteft and funniest of sit ebi
lect comedians, and his dainty snd clever veil ,
Clam Llpioan, played a return ergsgement l-i.i
night ut the. Lvteum in Lea Dictrichsteln's pr
ly but rather trivial little play, "All on ecnui t
A large audience was present and was ke-it
in lor.tinuous mcrrlmont. 3hc company was
the same ( H-cii hcie btjfoie.
Miss Holland's Phenomenal Success.
"The Power Behind the Throne," Is- a ro
mantic drama in four acts, founded cm Suhllb '
classic "Love and Intrigue," The story in In.-f
I as follows: Aria, the elauglitcr of ,t coi i
musician, 1 wooed and won by Ilaron Von Ib-'i
enlohe, the son of the prurient of an Ate-lti it
principality. The I)uclie-s Von Waldl.elin, ')
Is the miatress ot the J'llnie Regent, detltc
to marry tho Paron In order to better carry mi
her llason with the Prince and be rectlved ..(
court. As tho Paron remains constant tit Aril,
the D'lchess, by sthenics and intrlguea, hie
Aria's father Imprisoned and her mother plated
upon the pillory. To save her pirents Inrn
shame snd death, Aria conenU tn write on
Incriminating letter, containing expressions id
lore, for another. This Utter it lonveiutmtl.v
disclosed to the Ilaron, and Alia Is brouiut
to tho palace and In his presence foiced to play
the part of a heartless coquette; he, now be
lieving her falthleu, rcouests the honor of th
Duchess's hand in marriage, and later visii
Aria with tho Intention of ending both then
lives with poison. Under the Influence ot tin
dills', and believing the end Is near at hand.
Aria confesses the deception she was compered
to practice and they apparently dlo together. It
is finally disclosed that tho supposed poison vwi
only a sleeping potion substituted by devoted
i rderly. Of caursa they recover and are united.
As cun readily bo recognised, ilie dramatist bit
piovlded many Intensely dramatiu otcenes, ajje.
Tho pioductlon is sumptuously 6tagcd and cos
tumed, Tho principal members of the sup
porting company are: Lillian Norrl. franon
llrooke, ltlto O'Neal, Frederick Ormonde, Frank
Drew, S. A. nose, U D. Wharton, Leonsid
Walker, Florence Itenner, ficorgo Kaglcaon and
"The Blue and tho Gray."
'J he lfoeffler company opened tho second ten-It
of Its hcranton engagement yeterdsy afternoon
presenting a new military drama, entitled "The
tllur and the Gray," Iho house was crowded
and the play was enjoyed Immensely by sit.
Last evenlnir "Th Woman in Black" wa
presented, This afternoon the play will bei "A
Dauehter of Corded," and tonight "The Oetp
io. n" . ill be producid. The bpeclaltlM have
Is en change1' 'iom last veck.
The Principal Characteristics
of the Nickel Plato road which make
It tho popular line for the traveling
publlo are competent train service, lino
roadbed and courteous employes. Tho
Nickel Plate road Is the short lino be
tween Buffalo und Chlcugo. The great
Pan-American exposition this summer
Will present unusual attractions. Tho
Nickel Plata road wlllTSs'ln position Jo
accommodate this tiavel with safety,
speed and comfort. Write, wjre, 'phono
or call on F, J. M.oorey General Agent,
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