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THE SC11AXT0N TRIBUNE-THURSDAY, FEBRUARV t 1001.
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In tvtcrahut. Mjretn' Unlit ami a badly In
Jmed. Dr. IUrnlfln drned the lad'a fnjurie.
tli)8 WKI1I. IlCIIAItOi:?- VrMlik llailivan
and .Mm Kii.lmrr, I.V.vrnrold I. li
mealed by Mounted Ufilrcr lllotk TumUy loi
llic llielt of mi elcutr wheel Mom (ioini.m'a
liver, f' iH'Oursi'l ly Mayor Molr In ll
i Mill jcatrnby. Mr. iiMn 'lil not wWli to
A iMOIir rillB. A lldlit Watr III a bed
loom pi a house en .Mtilhcny Mrctt near N.iv
Aug tArk, finned by 1'r.itik Sctitl, called out lie
central city compuilf Jcslerdjy .illt-moon
nl.ortly In loir 2 o'clock, The lire, which li be'
lleeil to bme been euied by children iU)iiift
with tn.ilchc", wj rxtlninillitil by the Chemical
com pi I').
An Excellent Combination.
The pleasant method nnd bcncllclnl
effects of tho well known remedy,
Sriifi' of t'los, manufactured by tho
Camfoiinia Fit Syiiup Co., Illustrate
thcvalucof obtaining tho liquid laxa
tive principles of plants known to bo
medicinally laxative and presenting
thorn hi tho form most refreshing to tho
tasto and nceentnblo to tho system. It
is tho one perfect strengthening-laxa-live,
cleansing- tho system cirectually,
dispelling- colds, headaches nnd fevers
jfeutly yet promptly nnd enabling ono
to overcome habitual eoiihtlpatlou per
manently. Its perfect freedom from
every objectionable riualltynnd sub
stance, and Us nctlnir on tho kidneys,
liver nnd bowels, without weaUcnme
or irrltutinfr them, make It tho idcul
In tho process of manufacturing flpn
:tru used, as they aro pleasant to tho
taste, but the medicinal qualities of tho
icmedy nro obtained from senna and
other 'aromatic plants, by a method
known to tho California li"io Srnm
Co. only. In order to pot its beneficial
effects nnd to avoid imitations, please
remember tho full name of the Company
printed on tho front of every package.
CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP CO.
BAN FRANCISCO. CA1..
LOUISVILLE. ICY. NKW YORK, IT. Y.
COLONEL F. L. HITCHCOCK'S
COST IN TOWN.
LACKAWANNA DAIRY CO
3 f Jr bone OrdMi Promptly Dili Tra
7f3'7 Adams Aventifc
Scranton Transfer Co.
Baggage Checked Direct to Hotels
and Private Residences.
Once D., Z. & W. Passenger
Etation. Phono 625.
DR. H. B. WARE,
Hyc, I!nr, Nose and Throat
or.trn H-uro n. tn. to 12.SD p. ra.: I to
'.VtlllAT.9 Bultdinc. Ops. Postofflco.
" VT7rMVtifif .-.r...i 7V
CITY NOTES I
SOCIM, SUSSIOV. Tho Scranton l.o.Uo nt
Dllt. will hold tliclr roii.il kcmIuii tlili ctcnln,;
folios-ins their rncctlns. It will he for mini
be re only.
UtXAYIIII TIJAITIC.-Tiafhc on the 1-iuic)
II til line wa delayed (or some time )islinl.iy
by the burning out ol a motor on car No. .112,
Laurel IlllMncii ttrcet line.
se:t it rou twcntv day-jom-pIi
Halt was committid to the county jail by
Mayor Moir yesterday (or being iliimk and disor.
dcrly and carrying concealed vcjron.
JIUSIO SUCTION. The regular mcetluK ol the
nitric apetlon ot tho Green liidjje Woman's
club, will tile place In tho Scranton Conner.
a lory of Music cm I'riday mornins at 10.00
conni:cTio..-iii t ii- iiotur t tii xt-
ducllon In thr i!ii ratc to take tltiet on April
lltt, made In The Ttllmue of jwtrrday liy both
the Fcranton nnd the llyilo t'rrU (.ail uml Water
cominlf. that portion nndlnir "t'lvr jicr cent,
on nil liilln hcio tho coniiiintillon amount
to lew than Iwrntyflte dnll.iii"," fhould have
lead "l'lt ht cent, tn all lull where Hie
toiiMiinptlon (or the month ninoiinti to lti
than tncnty-fne dollar." .Ve cotrected an
noiinceinrnr elenhere In this Imuo.
1'AY-DAYH. The Dolawaie nnd lliidv.n tout.
juny p3'1' Jlclinl.iy at the Manvllle, Manlne pnd
litKelt'n Creek tt North Fcranlou and the
tlr.iy !land nt Prrktllle. The emplojc ot
the Delaware, t.nc Icawiiniu and Western machine
kliopn were paid jnderday nnd the kickawnmu
mines will lip paid 111 the follonlin: videit 1o.
fl,i.v Diamond and !lorf, Toii1oitivII.iI
frit art. Hunt, 1'ittcboiie, Wooluanl. Aondale,
llllii", ArclilnrluM, Saturday Otfnpl, Dodso,
llfllcviie, tlolili'ii. P.wie. T.Ior, Hampton, Ca.
its. Sloan, Continental, llrWiln, Hyde l'ark
YOl'Tiirm, VAOHANT.-ltolicil ltnrtvll, a PI
j ear-old hoy, I dclaliud nt police headquaitcr
on the charee ol tagumy. Until h r.ir ni;o
llurtell lived Mlth hi i;rnti'lnniili nt 113 fifth
frtuet, South Rtthlchcm, uheu lie ran .inuy.
Pitice thin llurtell ha been traiellne nhout
the country m a tramp. .Six unk hko lie ua,
tent up to the i entity Jill for thirty daj Icr
lieliijr nRtant, Yoliiday fici.ice Oktll ar
rested lilin .it th South milt and turned him
mcr to I'ntrolman McMullen. Iliirtell mh he
lelt lioiue Uraiue hi .-andpr.icnt didn't qlvo
him any money.
MERELY HEARD DRY REPORTS.
Bonid of Health Didn't Transact
Tlio tlirco mombors ot tho Scrnnton
boanl of hoaltli prcnent at last iiIkIiI'k
nicctlnB ot that body transacted no
buslnews whntevnr except the rccelv
ItiB of the reports of the various oill
clals nnd tho upprovltiK of a few odd
bills. Not a single subject pertaining
to matter of the public health was dis
cussed. Health Odlcer Allen, who Is Just
convalescent after n s-erlous Illness,
was not present, nnd. accordingly, his
report for the month was not present
ed. The report or Miss Sweeney, tho
secretary, showed that during the
month of January there had been li!)
deaths In the city and ol births. There
were 264 cases of contagious disease re
ported, of which number 229 were
measles. There were cloven deaths
from contagious disease.
Kood Inspector Wldmayer reported
having made 117 market Inspections
and 211 milk Inspections. lie ordered
destroyed -10 quarts of cream, 110
quarts of mill;, 17'i pounds of veal, r,0
pounds of poultry and 50 pounds of fish.
Plumbing Inspector Monies made ten
smoke and nine water tests, eight In
spections, and approved four sets of
AN ENJOYABLE CONCERT.
Pupils of Trof. L. W. Out Enter
tained Last Night.
The pupils of Prof. h. Y. C'arr's
International College of Music gave- a
most successful ami enjoyable eon-
cert last nisht in Guernsey hall. A
large audience was present nnd the
applause was continuous throughout
the rendering of the lengthy programme.
One of the biggest hits of the even
ing wus made by the Scrnnton Man
dolin club, consisting of K, V. Allen,
Charles Iincon, Joseph Kiore nnd A.
Hoy Allen, who rendered seveial se
lections, Including one from Donizetti'
"Daughter of the lleglment," in u
most spirited and delightful manner.
Stanley's beautiful "Woodland Whis
pers" waltz was played effectively on
tho piano by Miss May Canlield. Other
piano solos were rendered by liulph V.
Santee, Miss Clara Schlager, Miss Vio
la Deeble, Miss Kvrlyn Piilntiey. Miss
Agnes Devner, Miss Leah Laird nnd
Miss Mary A. Morgan.
Two violin and piano duets wore
given by T. E. Kane and It. IT. Santee.
A pretty drill by a number of young
ladles under the direction of Miss
Sadie Jones, was an enjoyable feature
of the evening.
WUb KUI'EAT I.IXrUM:.-l)r. W. V. Con.
tiers, the noted epcclalist, will, by rpcclal !
iiueft. repeat hi lecture on tho "Human i:e"
In the lecture room o( tho Catholic Youn; Wy
men's club tomorrow nenlnj: at S o'clock.
DKOKi: TIIR UUtaM. A drunken man pushed
bia (lt through a wlniluu of the lunch loom
at the corner of l'um uieinie and l.lmltu tlrecc
list rutilug. He was taken to the- Center olictt
tntion by Patrolman l.owiy.
Vt'BLIO KI.Di:iltlAltTI'.N.-A public- kinder
narlcn lvlll be opened in No. ( mIiohI at ihc
hrelnnlnit ol the next fchool month on l'llday,
tibniary S. 3Iis llelle Moiulun, uucctor. Lhil.
dieri of (our and a ball and Itio jear o( 3i,-c will
be enrolled to tho number o! (oity.
MAHtON'S IMI'llOVI.MCXT.-llartin Mari.ii,
who; citcbrae wn reMl by nu opeiatloii p,n
formed by Dis. IturllncholT uml l'ccl; at the
Hahnemann hofpltal, It maklus upid iroifs
at the liospital. He ha lull ue of hi llmU
rid the doctors aic imiiidint ol his ucuveiy.
.11.18 AHU INJL'IIUO. I'nil Mjci, a 12-ieai.
I old bey cmplo.icd by IMwuid Vunel, the lVlci,.
biir barber, a throw lioni . H. I'ieree'fc
di-lli-cy upgoii Tuu-diy nllernoon, while it w.u.
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A PECULIAR RUNAWAY.
Providence- Gas & Water Co.
Guaranteed principle and inter
est by tho Scrnnton Gas and
5 Per Cent. Freo of Tax. Ma
Interest payable April and Oc
tober. Price and particulars on application.
Roos Thrown from Slelch
Dr. K. O. Roos, of Adams avenue,
met with an accident which might, but
luckily didn't cause serious Injuries
yesterday morning. With his young
driver, William Williams, he was going
to a patient in Dunmore when his
sleigh was Middenly overturned by a
rut in tile road and both he and tin
boy wore thrown out.
When lie had picked himself up and
dug the boy out of a. snow drift, horso
nnd sleigh were out of sight. Tho ani
mal dashed along the streets at n
furious rate and proceeded cityward,
down to Adams avenue, where It made
toward the doctor's olllee.
It wa stopped at Mulberry stiwt.
The cutter was badly smashed, but no
other damage was done.
THE ANNUAL MASQUERADE.
Recent Comment In The Tribune
Commending Prominent Business
Men Who Have Recently Served
on the Jury Has Drawn Forth n
Thoughtful Article in Which the
Duty That Every Citizen Owes in
This Relation Is Dwelt Upon His
tory of Jury System.
UV COL. I3. L. HITCHCOCK.
Noticing some comments In The
Tribune recently upon the fact that
some of our prominent 'business men
have actually given a week's time to
Jury net-vice In our courts, has sug
gested tho Inquiry whether the ren
dering of such service on the part of
nn American citizen Is really n mat
ter fur special commendation: or
whether we have not by long nnd unre
stricted usage, forgotten tho real boon
wc enjoy in the right to such service.
Have we forgotten history the long
and hltu-r struggle, tile bloodshed In
the establishment of tho sacred rights
of trial by a Jury of our peers? This
Is one of tho rights secured In tho
great charter obtained in 1215 from
King John, called the Magna charter.
It has always been regarded as ono of
the chief pillars of civil liberty. One
of our declarations of rights Is that
no man shall be deprived of life, lib
erty or property without due process
of law. And due process of law, Is
the tights to be Judged In these mat
ters, not bv princes, kings or poten
tates, but by n duly constituted court
of law by "twelve good and true men
of tho vicinage" tho peers of the accused.
AN KXALTHD SKIlVIiM-:.
If this right Is so sacred nnd Inviol
able, then the service as a Jurymnn
Is it sacred and exalted service, calling
for tho highest qualities of character
nnd Intelligence; a service to bo con
scientiously rendered as one of the
highest and most honorable privileges
of citizenship. Its importance cannot
bo over-estimated. In the Intelligent
and honest exercise of this perhups
greatest function of free government,
Is Involved the personal llbcrtyof every
citizen as well as the security of all
In the. administration of law, the
facts Involved In each case must first
be authoritatively determined. The
Judges win then apply the law. The
method of deciding upon the facts have
varied In different ages. As far back
as the days of Pericles, Greece had a
system very nearly akin to our present
Jury system, called the "Dlkastcrles of
Athens." The Judicial power, civil as
well as criminal, was vested In it scries
of dlknst or panels of Jurors selected
annually by the people by lot, sworn
and then divided Into small panels for
trial. Hut this perished with the an
cient government of fireece. and from
that time down to our modern era the
methods of determining the guilt or
Innocence of an accused party, or the
facts concerning matters In litigation,
have bci n exceedingly primitive and
l-'or centuries these vital matters af
fecting life, liberty and property were
absolutely In the hands of feudal
chiefs in- lords, who prescribed ac
cording to their caprice dlffetent meth
ods, among them the wuger of battle;
the accused was armed with a club,
with one or both hands freo according
to the gravity of the offence charged,
was made to light a huge and tierce
mastiff. If he was killed he was guil
ty; If he defeated the clog he was
still liable to other tests. lie might
then be bound and thrown Into deep
water; If he sank nnd drowned he was
surely guilty; If he floated, he might
be subjected to the test of boiling oil
or water; thrust Ids bare arm up to
his shoulder In the seething liquid: If
he was burned he was guilty.
A I'AVOHITi: MKTIIOD.
The lire ordea! was a favoritu
method. The accused war- required to
take up with ills bare bond red hot
Iron, of thteo to live pounds' weight, ot
to walk blindfold over nine red-hot
plough shares, placed lengthwise at
equal distances. Such things seem In
conceivably horrible In this enlighten
ed age, but not so very, very long
ago, during the Colonial days, simi
lar methods were resorted to In our
own country to fasten the crime of
wltclicraft upon innocent women and
It Is well to recall these things, lest
we forget the darkness from which
we have happily emerged. The Jury
system Is by no means perfect, but It
It the best human experience and
study has so far been able to devise.
At Its best, Justice will not Infre
quently fall, because of the Infirmity
of human Judgment. When twelvo
men. good and true, under their sul
cnill oaths, have tendered their ver
dict, there Is the end of the facts In
dispute. The verdict may be all
wtong, but the law then must take its
course. Courts of tevlow ran set uslclo
a verdict, but only lo send It to an
other Jury to pass upon, so that tho
dual ward remains with a Jury.
Less than a year ago a young man
was released by executive pardon
iroiu the penitentiary ot n neighbor-
Is liberty too chenp? And Is pro
tection to life nnd property too corn
man? It would seem no. Only n
short time ago u prominent citizen (?)
n business man, woh called upon it
Jury. The caso Involved the property
of it fellow being. It was Homowhat
complicated, but was given to tho Jury
with a catcful charge from the court
Into. In the afternoon, with Instruc
tions to seal their verdict If they
agreed and bring It Into court In the
morning. Twenty minutes later, this
Kcntl'cinnn remarked to a friend, as
he hurried borne, that he "had to
agree with those other fellows, or he
would have been late to supper."
Another case I remember, which In
volved the liberty of a. man. A busi
ness man of Intelligence nnd supposed
character was on this Jury; ho was
relied upon by counsel a one who
could he depended upon to do Justice
In the case. The Jury rendered ni ver
dict In nbout twenty minutes. When
seen a short time after, this man,
who had taken his solemn oath to
try the case according to the taw and
the evidence and render his verdict ac
cordingly, said he "didn't propose to
be kept out nil night, so he agreed
with the rest and got out." Later on,
this man was 'unfortunate enough to
be brought Into court himself, nnd ho
gol a doso of his own medicine.
SIMPLY EXACT JUSTICK.
Ills attorney, who hnppend to be
concerned In the other case, told him
that It was simply even nnd exact
Justice. It Is to bo hoped that such Jur
ors are scarce. Hut they belong to that
class of business men who "haven't
time to serve on Juries." No man can
be called to servo oftener than once
year, nnd, as n matter of fact, they
seldom are enlled oftener than once
every three or four years. Yet every
court sees applications of business
men to get excused from this service.
When these men have cases In court,
ns they not Infrequently do, they want
good Juries, and are loud In their com
plaints and denunciations, when they
don't find them. They should also
take their own medicine.
Happily our courts are refusing ell
excuses, except) extreme1 cases, Involv
ing sickness. And now. In view of the
Importance- of this service, what shall
be said of the Jury "fixer." tne oriDc
of jurymen, and of the Jury bribe
taker. It Is nlleged that this Is a
well-defined business. In vogue here
and elsewhere. -If so, It should be
rooted out like the smallpox or lep
iosv. Life nnd property cannot be
safe with the Jury system corrupted.
NOT JE FIXED
OAS ORDINANCE TO BE INTRO
Maximum Charge the Company Will
Make Is Not to Be Specified.
Councilmen Who Say They Will
Approve the Measure on That
Ground Their Views ns to What
Would Be n Fair Price for Gas Dif
fersThe Stockholders of the
To Brighten Up the Table
Here's something in'Haviland & Co.'s French
China that doesn't cost much considering the quality;
Berry Sets of Bowl and 12 fruits in handsome decora
tion for 3.00 the set. These are Haviland newest
shapes and handsome decorations.
VERY PECULIAR BALLOT.
IT WILL NOT CONTAIN NAMES
Muddle of Eighteenth Ward Demo
crats Has Caused Both Set of
Candidates to Be Set Aside.
Scinnton Liederkranz Will Entertain
Its Friends Tonight.
The Scranton Llcderkrauss will give
its annual masquerade ball at Music
llecauae of the trouble between the
O'Uoyle nnd Kelly factions In the Eigh
teenth ward the ofllclal ballot of that
ward for the coming election will be
11 unique sort of a document. It will
contain the names of the olflces to lie
voted for but there will not be the
name of a solitary candidate upon It
Both of the factions of the Demo
cratic party held a caucus and nom
inated candidates who purported to be
the regular Democratic candidates.
The Kelly faction Hied objections to
tho certificate of nomination of the
O'Uoyle faction nnd court dismissed
them. This left the situation Just as
It was and In cases of this kind where
there are two sets of candidates for
the same party, both claiming to be
regular, the county commissioners re
fuse to recognize either.
Friday was the last day for filing
objections to certificates, of nomination
and when the situation was brought to
the attention of the O'Uoyle faction
they hastened to file objection ngalnst
the certificate of the Kelly faction. It
was Into at nisht when the papers
were prepared and filed with the pro
thonotnry, but they neglected to serve
notice on the commissioners as re
quired by law.
Yesterday was the time fixed for
heating and when It was shown that
notice hud not been served upon the
commissioners It was apparent the ob
jections had no standing nnd they
The P.euubllcans of the watd did
not make any nominations nnd there
fore there will be no names on the
ballot for the ward. It will bo it free
for all flcht and nil candidates will
have to be voted for with stickers.
The ofllces to be filled are register of
voters, Judgo of election and inspector
of election. There arc no councllmanlc
or school board vacancies from the
wurd this year.
WHAT BARBERS WILL CHARGE.
Incarceration; his health destroyed, his
reputation blasted, and his young life
worse than wasted, lie had been ac
cused of a heinous crime and despite
nil uP'orts, ,1 Jury of his peers had i
hall tonight and tlu efforts uf the i found him guilty. Fortunately for
M ftroaiJivay, N. V.
t, i anJ G, (Vmimoinualtli Did;,
HH IHt tTfl-rf
committee In charge promise to muKu
the affair one ot the most successful of
Its kind ever given by the association.
Members and their friends nlonj will
bo admitted, and In this way the com
mittee has avoided past unpleasant ex
periences resulting from the public sals
of tickets. Many handsome and origi
nal costumes will be seen on the lloor
A Tine Piano for Sale.
Hut slightly used and nearly as good
ns new. Latest design, upright grand,
at a greut bargain. Please call nnd
sve It. Guernsey Hull. Scrnnton. Pa.
J. W. Guernsey. Proprietor. "
Special Sale of Linen Handkerchiefs
This week. Tho Cramer-Wells Co.,
ISO Wyoming avenue. "
rT.N.i:i:.-J!u. OIliU S. rrnncr. ngnl T3
)i at hfr lioiiie In lirooMjn, S. V., Tors.
day, Kd. i, of imriininiila. I'mitral I'rll.iy
afttrnoou, I'rb. S, it U.i.t 1'ilUtoii,
Following Prices Will Be in Vogue
When Union Is Completed.
Tho following rules and prices of
the Uarbers' International union of
America will govern the Harbers'
union, which Is now in the course of
organization In this city: Shave, not
less than 10 cents: tonics or lotions,
.' cents: hair cut, not less than 2."i
' cents: children's hair cut, 2. cents:
shampoo, 25 cents; sea foam, 'from lfi
cents; singeing hair, 2." cents; trlm-
' mlng whiskers, 15 cents: marking
I ln.'lt nnd neelc with scissors. 23 cents:
shaving neck, 5 cents.
The closing hours as fixed by this
organization nrp: Every night ox
Saturday, S o'clock, and Saturday
lug state, alter nearly eight years 0f ' ovenlns:. 12 o'clock. The blinds will
These rules are now In pratlrc In
Providence. In Hyde Park the organ
ization has been completed, but tho
foregoing prices are not In vogue.
Tuesday evening a meeting of Har
bors' union No. 21 was held In Car
penter's hall, when fourteen new mem
bers were enrolled. Eflorts aro being
made to organize all the barbers In
the suburbs, as well us the central
WORK OP PHOENIX COMPANY.
Shown by tho Report for the Last
The. report of tho Phoenix Chemical
company for tho year 1900 Is as fol
lows: Hell alarms responded to, 71;
still alarms, 23; general alarms, 1;
false alarms, !); call alarms, 1; 6,760
feet of chemical hose laid; galtons of
chemical used, 2,490: charges used, 43;
hours on duty, 121; bell alarms an
swered nnd fires extinguished by the
chemical unaided, 19; averago number
of men nt fires, S.
This shows the good work that has
been done by the Phoenix Chemical
company during the year and what an
Important part of the ftro department
It Is definitely known that the ordin
ance awarding a franchise to the new
ly formed Consumers' Gas company,
which Is to bo Introduced lu select
council tonight, will contain no provi
sion fixing tho price to be charged for
The ordinance will provide that the
company shall furnish gas freo to tho
Municipal building, station houses nnd
fire houses for the term of ten years,
but further than this the company will
not go. Its promoters will agree to fur
nish gas nt a cheaper price than that
now charged by tho present company,
but they will not ngree to have this
price named In the franchise.
This Is the point on which tho fight
on the ordinance will undoubtedly be
made. Select Councilman C. E. Chit
tenden and Common Councilman H. E.
Paine, both of whom were seen by a
Trlbuno man yesterday afternoon, stat
ed thnt they would not vote for the
ordinance unless It expressly stipulated
a certain maximum price to he charged
lower than the present price nnd un
less an amendment was Inserted giv
ing tho city power to acquire the plant
after the expiration of a term of years.
Mr. Chittenden said that he believed
gas could be furnished In this city at
n big profit if sixty cents per thousand
feet were charged, nnd ho stated that
he would In all probability not vote for
the measure unless the new company
agreed to furnish It at that figure. Mr.
Paine wus Inclined to think that sixty
cents was n little bit too low for a
maximum figure and said that seventy
five cents would bo mori like It,
ACTUAL COST IS LOW.
"There's almost nothing so cheap to
manufacture ns gas," said Mr. Chit
tenden, "and I believe that it could be
furnished In this city at sixty cents
nnd give the company grsnt big profit.
The cheap quality of wntered gas which
wo nro at present receiving nnd which
up to yesterday we have bean paying
$1.10 for, costs the company consider
ably less than ten cents to manufac
ture. "There's millions in the gas business
when n dollar or more par thousand is
charged. In certain places In England
where coal costs just double what It
costs here In the heart of tho greatest
coal region In the world, gns is fur
nished today for sixty cents. If we
don't get the price down low and have
that price contnlned In this new fran
chise there's n possibility that the pres.
ent company may gobble It up Just us
soon ns It Is granted,"
A. J. Casey, who is one of those be
hind the new movement, stated yester
day afternoon to n Trlbuno man that
the new company did not ngree to have
a price stipulated in tho ordinance.
"We will promise the citizens of
Scranton," said he, "that we will fur
nish them better and cheaper gas than
they are now receiving."
Just how much cheaper Mr. Cusy
would not say. The reporter suggest
ed that some of the councilmen were
suggesting that seventy-five cents
would be n proper price for the new
company to charge.
AT A FAIR FIGUIU-:.
"Well, now, you know that if gas was
furnished nt seventy-five cents that
would be getting It clown pretty fine,"
said Mr. Casey. "We'll agree to sell
gas at a fair figure, which will be con
siderably lower than the present price,
but I won't say whether It will be as
low as seventy-live cents or not. Wo
will equip it plant If we get the fran
chise with the very lutest devices for
manufacturing gas and we will have
non& of the out-of-date appliances ot
the present company.
"We will seek to obtain the fran
chise solely upon Us merits, and If we
obtain It there Is no possibility of Its
being sold to the Scranton Gas and
Water company. I rnlnk It is more
likely that they would want to sell
out to us. The price of gas was re
duced today, I see, to a dollar a thous
and. The citizens of Scranton shouftl
be thankful to us if It was only for
the securing of that reduction."
A copy of the charter of the Con
sumers' Gas company received In this
city yesterday shows that it Is capital
ized at $5,000, fifty shares of 1100 divid
ed as follows: James It. Gallagher, of
Wllkes-Harre, forty-six shares; F. c.
Brown, of Wllkes-Harre, one share;
5 fieo V Millar & Co m Wjomlna: kitnnt 3E
K The New NeTcrslI? As
X phalt Removable
Horse cannot slip
and will outwear three
sets of any other culk
126 and 128
i! BITTENBENDER & CO.,
ff SOLE AGENTS.
Willi ams1 Basement
Almost Ihc entire area of the Basement
of this store is devoted to the sale ot minor
articles for Housekeeping use.
Even the exclusive housefurnishings
stores can command no such assortment as
you'll find here. A price hint:
Full Sized Jardinieres, with
lancy stands to match, Twenty
Where else for so little?
J, D, WILLIAMS URO.
312-314 LACKAWANNA AVE.
J. J. Van Nort. of Scranton, book-keeper
for Jonas Long's Sons, one share:
M. J. Stessltt, book-keeper for Casey
Krothers. one share: Alfred Guthelnz,
book-keeper ror Scranton Savings
bank, ons share. Jlessrs. Gallagher,
Hrown and Messltt are the directors
and Mr. Gallagher the treasurer.
FUNERAL OF E. U. HARDING.
Was Held from Residence of Mrs.
A. N. Jenkins.
The remains of the late Klwln V.
Harding, who died of pneumonia In
the Deaconess hospital, at Huffalo, N.
V., were Identified and brought to this
city by .Mr. John II. Knight, where his
survivors reside. Jlr. Knight cspeti
encsd many dimcultles In obtaining
the body from authorities at Huffalo,
through which ho was ably assisted
by Messrs. Spcyser and Kckhart, un
dertakers of that city.
The body was conveyed to the homo
of his sister, Mrs. A. X. Jenkins, of
1123 Blah avenue, where funeral ser
vices were held nt 8 o'clock Monday
evening. Remains were Interred at
Clifford, Susquehanna county, on Tues
day. He is survived by two sisters und
one brother, 'Mrs. J. B. Knight, Mrs. A.
X. Jenkins and Elburn N. Harding.
Seciet oigantzallona In tho city con
templating changing their headquar
ters, arc respectfully solicited to call
and got terms, dates, etc., In Guern
sey Hall. J. W. Guernsey. Proprietor.
Still harping on our old subject,
but we won't stop till we know
you are asMired that we handle the
purest, nicest made, and most
brilliant OHMS handled in tha
country, and listen, 25 per cent
less than you can buy them any
where else. Visit us and wc-'P
iSmt will buy Si-acre farm, well
wutered, now house. Cash payment,
$200. For particulars, call at oflicc. M.
II. Holgate, Commonwealth building.
him, and we may say, contrary to the
usual course, time revealed his entlro
Inniicenee, and was given his liberty.
How many such cases there aro tho
Judgment day only will reveal. Tha
possibility of them as shown In this
caso may Illustrate how awfully Im
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Hie liudlng of the Jury, shall be right:
that the means by which It shall b
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uges for civil liberty, the two essen
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Jury of their peers; tho privilege of
voting nnd the prlvlleRc of the Jury
system. And yet, in these days, we
luur talk about the duty of serving
upon Juries; nnd men are now nctually
commended for doing what thoso fa
mors old heroes dlcLfor the privilege
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