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THE SCRANTON TRIBUNE-SATURDAY, FEBRU.viu I), 1901.
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A BONA-FIDE CLOSING OUT SALE OF
PIANOS, ORGANS and MUSICAL MERCHANDISE
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We have determined to discontinue our Music Business and everything must and will be sold by March 15th, having given an
option to a New York party on what remains unsold at that date, We prefer to give YOU the benefit of this opportunity,
Every Article Is Marked in Plain Figures at
Prices You Can't Have Duplicated Elsewhere
Nor ever again. No Fake Sale, this ! Simply going out of business ! Fifty High-Grade Pianos and Organs at less than half price.
Fine Mandolins, Guitars, Banjos, Violins, Etc., at less than cost prices,
I GEORGE W. FINN,
x Make Sure of the Place Near
COMMISSIONER STURGES DID
He Was Prosent but Owing to the
Fact That He Is a Prosecutor in
Galea to Como Up At the Next
Term He Refrained from Taking- a
Hand in Drawing the Good Men
and True Grand and Petit Jurors
The first drawing by the now board
of Jury commissioners took place yea
teiduy morning, when Kr.ind und petit
Jurors were drawn. The drawing was
really done by Sheriff Uliarles II.
Schadt and Jury Commissioner D, J.
.Itny (.'oiumlssloner K. 1$. ,Stutge3
was piesent. but on account of being
llio prosecutor In Municipal league
cases to mine before these Jurors, ha
was not present during the drawing,
and at Its conclusion, with the other
'(iiiimlr-slaner, pliiced his seal on the
box. The Jurors drawn yesterday are:
t.UANII JUHV, MONDAY, MAUC1I 11.
John IloRpncanip, lahotrr, Carbonilalc.
lUlwarri Curtis, ImluT, Sinnteti.
.lames Powell, cleric, Scranton.
'Ilmmas Ionian, miner, Throop
Vlmcrt Metarule, laborer, Moscow,
.lolin Unfile, inimr, "-uiintoii.
Patrick Monini', foreman, Diuiinore.
iulrcw Cnhlr-n, jihimlici. lljmnorc.
II. II. Kiip. im'uliant, Klmhurst.
W X. McLean, clcik, .Scranton.
I'lilllp Carlliip, trainman, Scranton.
Mk had Minuy, miner, Tajlor.
David .1. llvans, clerk, Keranton
C Crecii, poultry man, Ilenton.
Charles .Moore, rngliicir, Tojloi.
.lames . I'lillliln, df-rnt, ScrJiitun,
P. Pivltt, janitor, f-cranton.
.lolin .1. Morgan, firebiw, Ol.vplunl.
Thomas Miiirjii, I.ihoni, Olyplnnt.
Kilwivil Williams, miner, Kranton.
.1 i:. Mail, ki ntlemaii, Carhondalc.
Av II Tavloi imicli.iiit, Scranton.
lo-tplt luiim-di. talniii. Scranton.
I ( I..UIHUH. incitliiril, Duiimoic.
I'KTIT .11 ItOII. MONDAY, APIIIL a.
'Humus IIulio, merchant, hcranton.
W s. Crave, fsnuer, Scott.
A. J, Malum, print' i. Scranton.
('. II, Ives, farmer, MailNon
!eoT(re II. Pioun, luinlivr dealer, bcianton.
W l). .McDonnell, (oieman, Scranton.
lMwatd I lat-crt, hotel cleik, Scranton.
William Monle, superintendent, Mooic.
, b. Wright, carpenter, Carbondale.
W, S, llovd., i., manager, Scranton.
Daniel Donihoe, lalmier, Scranton.
Mllllani Sweeney, undertaker, Oljphant.
John Golden, operator, IKiniiviic.
tieoree ule.ecker, fannei. Cmlnicton,
Ptter Walsh, miner, liiiinnnie.
Adam Thfiupson, gent, f-cr.iiiton.
II, T. Vail, farmer, N'oith AMnxton.
S)dne.v Williams, supcrintendi'iit, Sciunton.
Kuccne DlnK, blacksmith, Madison,
.lohn Whalen, mlllhand, Scranton,
D. M, .loues, ilruKKist, Scranton.
T C, Miller, Rrocer, heranton,
.lacnh Hitter, blacksmith, Scranton.
l)ild Kiundcrs, engineer, Scranton.
W, V, llcndriek, florist, Scranton.
Alex McTuKKurt, dlipatcher, Scranton.
John Durkln, bather, bcranton.
M. II O'Malley, clerk, Scranton.
lames Pryor, gent, Scranton.
r. W Matthews, druggist, Scranton,
P. F. Spcllman, engineer, Archhald.
W, P. Stevens, lalwrer, Scranton.
W, T, Rhodes, harness maker, Scranton.
P. T. McDonald, hotel, Scranton.
Jaincs (,'llroy, driver, Scranton.
.Tames Mullen, brakeman, Itoaring Diook.
John Hughes, book-keeper, Scranton.
):. J, Mrllsle, undertaker, Carbondale.
Michael Timlin, mlnei, Scranton.
William (lUircll, machinist, Scranton.
(leorge K, Stephenson, surveyor, Waverly.
Krank Van Fleet, farmer, Host Benton,
W, S, lllauchard, manufacturer, Scranton.
.1. P. Madlgan, carpenter, Vandllng.
Myles hwcene), foreman, Scranton.
Michael Neiilon, brakeman, Punmore.
John Price. Jr., merchant, Tajlor.
Jamta K. Pavlra, miner, Scranton,
Michael Ilanett, cabman, Scranton.
Benjamin HchafTcr, farmer, Krejtown,
Peter Walsh, miner, Scranton.
Maurice T. Waltb, miner, Scranton.
Michael McNally, butcher, Scranton.
John Loftui, farmer, Waerly,
M, P. Ithodea, farmer, F.lmliurat.
C. W, Houser, harneM maker, Oljphant,
Charlea A. Kletcl, bank clerk, Scranton.
B. D. Cooper, merchant, Elmhurat.
PCT1T JUnOKS, Al'lllb 15.
Daniel Kvanj, miner, Scranton.
Jamea Ward, miner, Illchmondale,
Bernard Pcanlon, laborer, Taylor,
William Walker, foreman, Majfleld.
M, Oallagher, laborer, Scranton.
Patld T, Itlchardi, merchant, Scranton,
Patrick Keegan, tlntmlth. Scranton.
Thomai K. Jones, mini foreman, Mootlo.
Jamea Qutnnan, machinist, Scranton.
Oeorgt Morrow, student, Glenburn,
,T. C, McClure, manager, Scranton.
Thomas U Fltigerald, engineer, Scranton,
Owen W, Thomas, miner, Scranton.
John McAllister, brakeman, Dunmorc.
R, Willis Reese, book-keeper, Rendham,
Oscar Jones, barber, Scranton.
Patrick Conway, minor, Old Forge.
CharWs Dltmore, waterman, Jtnnju.
Patrick J, Foley, agent, Scranton.
Harry A. Brown, theatrical manager, Scranton,
John F. Stanibury, grocer, Scranton,
v. S. Mimlln, nntcluaan, Mooslc.
M. J. Walsh, miner, Scranton.
Matthew Stanton, brakeman, Moscow
T. J, laingan, hotel, Scianton.
John llard.ithlnskl, Oreetc prlot, Old Forge.
Philip Wren, mlllhand, Scranton.
Clarence I.atfirop, clerk, bcrunton.
Ilmjaniln Mcndleiohn, clerk, Mnyfleld
Jill Ileatty, carpenter, Scranton.
Ilei, J. N, llaitey, clerg)man, Mooslc
Ilev, James llenninger, clergjman, Scrantun.
Harry L. Ilrjant, book-keeer, Scranton.
John John, miner, Vandllng.
Patrick L. Cojne, foreman, Old Forge.
Burton Henderson, contractor, Kctanton.
O. A. Beemer, clerk, Dunmore.
Charles V. Burr, coal operator, Scranton
James 11. Rellly, janitor, Scranton,
August Crousc, gent, Scranton.
(leorge Doud, book-keeper, Mooslc.
II. II. Matthewson, lumber merchant, Blakely.
P. McCartney, barber, Mayfleld.
P. Burke, mlllhand, Scranton.
John J. Durkln, laborer, Scranton
Nicholas Domlnlck, laborer, Scranton
Kduiml lljcey, clerk, Scranton.
F. B. lteese, merchant, Scranton.
H. A. Whitney, Justice of peace, West Abltigton,
llenjamin Morgan, machinist, Ma field
M. (lolden, engineer, Dunmorc.
Thomas W. Kdwardt, coal inspector, Oliphant.
John W.ibli, huckster, Scranton.
William Mern, merchant, Scranton
Albert Ilrreev, brakeman, Carlxindule
Martin 1'eiKUvon, agent, Scranton.
C. II. Smith, ticket agent, Carbnndalis
J. W. Dusenberry, insurance agent, Scranton.
Ilirry I.. Krlghaum, machlnlit, Scranton.
KNIGHTS OP MALTA,
Sir JcMp lloone Williams Ickej, P. C , iccorder
of Mount Hureb comtnandery, No. 141, of Al-
loona, Pa., and candidate for grand comtnandery
of Pennylanla, died In the Mercy liosplul, at
1'ittsbuiK-, on Feb. 2. Ills condition was weak
ened from the r.u.iges of disease, and he was un
able tu recoer from an operation for bladder
trouble. He was city controller of Altoona and
the flag was displayed at half-mast on the tower
of the city hall. Companion Ickes was promi
nently Identified with secret societies, being an
acthe member of the Jr. O. U. A. M., Itcd Men
and the Knights of Pythias. While a student at
Ducknell unherslty he Joined the Sigml Chi col
lege fraternity. Sirs. Ickes died In 1800, and but
lite of their seven children curvhe. The funeral
occurred on the afternoon of Feb. J, Cumpanlon
Ickes was an ardent Malta Knight and his genial
face and kindly manner had endeared him to
many members of the Grand commandery.
Schujlkllt commandery, No. 202, at Poltsvllle,
P.i,, on January SO held an important special con
vocation of the lied Cross and Sepulchure in
Centennial Hall, with Knights Princes present
from Reading, Hazleton, Nantlcoke, Frackville
and other places. The exalted work was per
formed by the splendid degrco staff of Mystic
Star commandery, No. 47, of Ueadlng, anil the
ritual made a profound impression upon the
great body assembled. In an elaborate article
of more than two columns the livening Chronicle
of Pottsville says: "Never was there a more
magnificent spectacle prei-entcd In this region
than that of the working of this mo.t irnpresIvo
degree. It was of an Intensely religious character
throughout. It was a glorious sermon seen and
heard," At the close of the ceremonies ad
dresses were dellveieil liv ,i number of those pres
ent, including (hand Commander Sir Jonathan
Leibensbetger, Dvputv (irand Commander Sir K.
II. Tujlor, Itev. Mr I . 11. Bartholomew and Past
Commander Sir Wilson I'. WcUner. A banquet
a.is spread at the Kagle Hotel, at which the tir
knights enjoyed the good things of the season at
the midnight hour.
(icraid commandery, Nu. 251, at Rochester, N.
V , nu January 23 gave a public ccicmonlal of a
most unique chaucter. Die infant son of Mr
William Walters and wift was baptized in the
council chamber In tlu piesenco of the sir
knights and their lai'.v friends. He was named
Gerurd Bridle Waltns, in honor of Gerard com
mandery and Companion llildle, his sponsor.
The hall was finely decniated and Coinpiulon
Kroan rendered in flue voice "The Holy City."
The Infant boy was greatly Interested In tho
ceremony anil seemed to enjoy the brilliant uni
forms and the glistening swords. This Is prob
ably tho first time that such a ceremony lui
been witnessed In n Malta commandery. After a
fine musical programme, refreshments were served
to all present.
Sir David Mattls, P. (' , has been elected re
recorder of Marietta commandery. No. 1TO, at
Marietta Pa., to succeed Sir P.. Carroll Kngle,
who resigned because of business requiring ab
sence from town.
Chosen Knights' commandeiy, No. 174, at Yolk,
Pa., will receive a large class sixty-four under
special dispensation on March 8. Already num
bering five hundred companions, No. 174 Is ac
tively at work securing another 'hundred "rho.cn
Temple commandery, No, 2S5, at faiboudalc,
Pa., Is recruiting a class fur admission during
March. On Jan. 25 six sir knights received the
black degree, four were elected to membership
and six applications were referred to committees.
Oriental commandery. No, 100, at Chester,
Pa., Is making extensive ariaugements for the
celebration of Its ninth anniversary, to be held
on March 7, Treasurer Sir William O. Graves Is
chairman of the very active special committee.
Secret organisation! in the city con.
templatlng changing their headquar
ters, ure respectfully solicited to call
and get terms, dates, etc., in duern
tey Hall. J, W. duenuey, Proprietor.
ATTRACTIONS FOR TODAY.
LYCEUM-'Tied Piper of Hainelln, a!temon:
".Marie Antoinette Fete," night. Benefit for the
Home for the Friendless,
ACADKMY OF MUSIC lack Hoctfler company.
Matinee and night.
The Hoeffler Company.
'Hi' Jack Hoeffler company drew two large au
diences to the Academy yesterday. The afternoon
bill wo "The Bowery Boy," and in the evening
"Woman In Black" was presented. Thin after
noon "Tin- Woman In Black" Is announced and
tonight the "Ranch King" will be the attraction.
This piece his been presented already during
the engagement of this company and to a large
The N'ev Gaiety, under management of Alf. (!.
Herrington, 1ml an auspicious opening this week
in the appearance of the "Broadway Burlesquers."
among the best of c-ompinles on the road. The
performances given Thurnlay and jestcrday were
lilghly appreciated by admirers of the burlesque,
as the programme contains scarcely a dull num
ber. The company, which is headed by the great
Harry LcClalr, contains a. number of stars of
burlesque and vaudeville fame, including Ijou1m
Carver and Genie Pollard, Lillian I.eroy, Daliey
and Hilton, Bailey and Madison and other". The
performance closes with a kaleidoscopic review
caricaturing sonic of tho features of the latest
New York successes, entitled "A billing Wo
man," being a burlesque on "Wine, Women and
Song," written by Harry la-Clalr and W. J. Kern
good, which is full of bright music and up-to-date
fun. The "Broadway Iliirlesquer" will be
wen at the Gaiety this afternoon and evening,
and on Mondiy the London Gaiety Girls will be
gin a three da)' engagement.
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of next week
the new- London Galetv Girls will occupy the
bo mis at the Gaiety, and the programme otlercd
assuies thai this oiMiilrallou Is the equal of any
similar orgaiiiitlou now on tour.
"Melbourne" Monday Evening.
I'mler the sunny skies ol Australh romance
runs riot it Is said. God seems to have set alde
that portion of the earth as a reservation from
which the poetry of life cannot be driven. Of
coiuj.0, progress has stalked out to Australia,
sweeping befoic It the trees and the (lowers, but
it has never been able to change the Australian
It Is said that there is something loniantic
and sentimental in every man and woman born
on the other side of the world. This is the
land and lhe3fl are the people than Daniel L.
Hart pictures In his new play, "Melbourne,"
at the Lyceum next Monday evening.
The Sawtelle Company.
In tin scramble among; managers of lepertoire
companies for some feature or attraction to ad
vertbf, the fact seems to be lost to sight that the
best feature of advertisement Is the dramatic
performance. Patrons of repel tolrcs and their
number is increasing, every season, they demand
good plajj properly pioduced, with appropriate
scenery, accurate rostuming, and, the Introduo
tlon of attractive) specialties; in short tbey
demana a stage production that appeals both to
the eye and ear, and that lias the worth of ai
tUtle merit. The JcsIo Sawtelle Dramatic com
pany has won an enviable record in this re
gard, for tho pioJuctlons of this organization
have been praised by the press wherever they
The compuny is numerical and artistically
strong und they aljo present some of the bet
artists on the stage. The Jessie Sawtelle Dram
atic company will open a week's engagement at
the Academy of Mule Monday, Feb. 11, present
ing the live-act drama "The Victorian Cross"
Sale of seats open this morning at t o'clock.
PLAYS AND PLAYERS.
Mrs. suali Cnwell I.e Moyne is to "star'' tn
a new play licit season In a role entirely dif
ferent from the one she Is now playing. F.
Mai ion Crawford has been engaged In writing
the piece for several months. The action f the
play takes place during the period of Louis ,M ,
and deals with the life of Mmme. tie Malutc
non. This character will be Impersonated by
Mn Le Moyne. All the characters are hlstnri
cil, and It has been Mr. Crawford's effort to poi
tray some of tho leading chaiacteristten of tile
French court of the tluw. Historical incident
hive been woven into a story to v.htcli a romance
has been added. Whatever love interest there
1. In the place centers about the character of
Mil. Peanette dc Plncre, the ward of Mine, ile
Malntenon. This part will be alloted to P.leatmr
Itolison. ll'o Initial pioductlon will be made
at the Tremont theater, Boston, on Oct. 7. Be
fore the close of the season a New York engage
ment will be plajcd.
All the Loudon theaters te-opened llomli)
night, after cloning In consequence of tho death
cf tho queen, and Charles Frohmati, who Is In
the management of the Vaudeville and Duke
of York's theaters, has cable reports that there
Is a general falling off In box ollice receipts. It
rings oddly In American ears that many of the
managements of London playhouses held Insur
ance on the- life of the imiciii, so (hat the bad
business which might be expected to last for
many wwks alter her death could be counteract
ed more W less by the money accruelng to them
through the policies. It will be observed that
there Is a certain amount of shrew dm m In old
as well as In New P.nghind,
For the second time within a J ear Blanche
Walsh anil Melbourne MacDowell aie appearing
In Chicago, but under Mrlklngly dlffemit cir
cumstance, than when they were last in that
city. On the pievloiu occasion they were Joint
stais in elaborate presentations of hardou's
pltjs at i flrst-dass theater, anil now Miss
138 WYOMING AVENUE;;
Corner of Spruce Street and Wyoming Avenue. x
Walsh has that kpcclcs of glory all to herself In
".Mori- Than ijucen," Mr. MacDowell Is pta.vlng
at a 10, 20 and lie) cent bouse as a member of
the Hopkins Stock company.
Pauline If all has been engaged as prlmi donni
of the Wilbur Opra company, and will figure
in that capacity when tint organlzitlon conies
to Koster A' lllnl', for nnv rngagenuiit of six
weeks at popular prices. fMIss Hall is retled
upon as n foimir Casino fg'orlte to materially
help the business at the isle hill. Imme
diately after that she will a(j impany the Wilbur
Opera company to the MaJi( 'ic theater, I'llca,
for six weeks.
Maurice Bernhardt, son of p tiagedlenne, tU
the beneficiary under a policy r $100,000, which
Mine. Sarah Bernhardt lias Jus aken out on her
life. Hitherto the aetrevi 1 rebuffed Insur
ance ogents coldly. It Is believed stie was won
over by the opportunity to have her age an
nounced officially as only 37 years. She. will
pay for that luxury 7,m every jear.
No le.-j) than four plaja now running In New
York illy are by Clyde l'lteh, who Is becoming
nlouist us prolific as Harry II. Smith, the llbret
tist. The plays mentioned ore: "Barluri
Frltehle," "Lover's! Lane," "The Climber"," and
"Captain Jinks of the Horse Marines."
Tim Mary Manncring edition of "Janice Mere
dith" Is to be the souvenir of her one hundredth
performance at Wall.ick's theater Friday evening
of next week, the 13th imtant.
Bronson Howard's "Shenandoah" will be taken
to Isindon shortly and produced there with souio
small changes In the thiid act,
The toacliPis of the Fourth (District
will hold an Institute In the Old Korgo
HiKh school this afternoon, opening at
1.30 o'clock. The following piotrranime
hae been ai ranged for the Institute:
"Language and Composition," Prof. P.
K. Coyne: "Heading," Miss, Gertrude
Simmons: "Geography," Trof. Charles
Weber; "History," Miss Kate Qulnn:
"Lexicology," Prof. James I Foley;
"Prominent Kvents of tho Nineteenth
century," Prof. S. J. Phillips; "Duties
of nn American Citizen," James n.
Watklns, esq.; "Tho Teacher's Profes
sion," Superintendent J. C. Taylor.
All teachers of the above district are
requested to he present.
On Tuesday evening next the Young
Men's Literary society of the Church
of Immaculate Conception will hold
their giand supper and ball at Web
er's rink, Xo pains are being spare-d
by the members to mako the event u
pleasurable affair and at the same
time one of the most successful occa
sions of tho season.
Hew Dr. Harris will occupy the pul
pit at the usual hours tomorrow ut
the Calvary Baptist church. Sunday
school at 2 o'clock.
The Ladies' Aid society of tho Welsh
Congregational church will conduct a
faggot social this evening In the
church basement. A tempting menu
will be served. Tickets, ten cents.
Illchard W. Williams, son of Mr. and
Mrs. M. M. Williams, of Main street,
registered with Prothonotary Copeland
as a law student on Thursday.
Sabbath services tomorrow at thfl
Methodist Episcopal church will be
held at 10.30 a, m. and 7.30 p. m.j Sab
bath school at 2.15 p. m,; Kuvvorth
league at C.30 p. m. Itev. Clinton II.
Henry will oinclate.
Mrs. J. S. Gilbert, of Plttston, vis
ted at tho homo of Mr. and Mrs.
Charles J. Kvtins.ot North Main street,
Taylnrvllle lodge, No. COS, Independ
ent Order of Odd Fellows, will meet In
tegular session this evening.
Miss Sarah Price and Richard Wat
klns, two of the town's most noted
talent, participated In the concert
given by the Peckvlllo Methodist Kpls
copal church on Wednesday evening.
Tho performance given by W. F.
Hitrlte and company at the rink last
evening was well patronized.
The Taylor Sliver Cornet band will
conduct the first of their semi-monthly
socials tonight at tho rink.
Preaching at tho Welsh Baptist
church tomorrow at tho usual hours,
Ilev. D. C. Edwards ofllclatlng.
M. M. Uufford bus sold out his Inter
est In his lumber yard and plaster mill
to John Shlppey. Mr. Shlppey will
move In the Oscar Pease house In a
The last of the lectures was given
in the Methodist Episcopal church on
Tuesday evening by Ilev. Mr. Weeks,
of Sayre, Pa and was one of the best
that bus been given. Mr. Weeks In
a lino talker and delivored his sub
ject "Tho Passion Play," in a very in
teresting manner. Tho music by the
orchestra was also very good.
Measles, chicken pox, mumps and
grip aro playing havoo with the resi
dents of this place.
Mrs. Jonas Hanna Is recovering from
her recent illness.
Tho Delaware, Lackawanna and
Western company Is building a reser
voir above the depot, on the opposite)
sldo of tho railroad, to supply the en
gines with water.
At the annual meeting of the stock-
holders of the condensory, held on
Monday last, Georgg W. Ileemer was
elected president; F. M. Young, sec
rotary; C. II. Sears, treasurer. It is
expected the condensery will begin
work some time In March or April.
A pnrty of young people from Scran
ton enjoyed a slelghrlde to D. Smith's
on Thursday evening.
Miss Nellie Grlflln has loturned to
her home In Providence.
Mrs. Harvey Fritz and son havo re
turned from u short visit at Sprague-vllle.
The first sleighing of this season is
conspicuous by Its absence in spots
and Its presence in heaps.
Mrs. Mar A. Knapp Is confined to
her home by illness.
Miss Edna Shelley was out on Sun
day for the llrst time In several weeks.
Mrs. Mortimer Pratt gave a party on
Thursday evening of last week In
honor of her granddaughters, the
Mrs. George W. Hlesecker gave a
party for her son, Truman, on Satur
day afternoon last.
Mrs, Wrlglcy has recovered from an
attack of the grip.
Mrs. William Keatly Is tho guest of
her sister, Mrs, M, A. Knupp.
Mrs. W, L. Speece, of Scranton, Is
tho guest of her parents, Mr, and Mrs.
Mrs. Yates and granddaughter, Mlsa
Amy Stark, havo returned from a visit
Mrs. D. W. LaHue has returned to
her home, nfter spending a week with
her daughter, Mrs. Edward Ward.
Miss Gertrude Thompson, of Dalton,
spent Wednesday with Mrs. W. L.
Charles Aten Is confined to tho house
Miss I.eora Lewis, of Scranton, for
merly of this plnco, has arrived in
safety at Salt Lake City, where sho
will tcmaln for some months for the
benefit of her health.
Tho Elite Sewing club will be enter
tained this evening by Mrs. Fred
Mrs, P. C. Winter teturned this
week from a visit to her brother at
Mrs. Abel Wrlgley entertained the
Aid society of the Mllwauklj church
on Friday afternoon, and the young
people at a box party In the evening.
The congregation of the .Methodist
Episcopal church will give a Wash
ington supper, en costume, on Wash
ington's birthday, following a concert
by Ye Olde Folkes.
Messrs. John Walter, of Factory
vllle, and Thomas Kyte, of Falls, were
callers at tho home of G. W. nicsccker
on Saturday evening last.
Mrs. F. II. Johnson, of Gracedale, Is
visiting at tho home of Mrs. George
Tregellas, of Main street.
Mrs. Anna Richmond is 11 lat the
home pt her Bister, Mrs. George Pearl,
The Mooslo Powder company will
pay their employes today.
Mrs. Preston, of West Plttson, will
give a lecture In the Presbyterian
church this evening. Everybody 1h
cordlaly Invited to attend.
Tho Young People's Uookk club wilt
meet this evening at? tho homo of Miss
Blanche Tregellas, of North Main
Mr. William Hinds, of Mo&cow, spent
n few days with his brother, S. V.
In tho morning, the sacrament of
tho Lord's Supper will be administered
at tho Presbyterian church; morning
subject, "Qualifications for Participa
tion In the Lord's Supper"; evening
subject, "Tho Gospel of Christ."
Mrs. Frank Snyder was a caller In
A donation supper will bo given Ilev.
11. T. East at the home of Mrs. II.
E. Wheeler, Clark's Green Ha., on
Tuesday afternoon and evening, Feb.
12. All nre cordially invited to at
LIKENESSES IN FLOWERS.
The Shapes of Some of Them Suggest
1'ioin the Boston llcralJ.
Did you over seo a field of wild lark
spur, with Its rich colors violet-purple,
deep hluo or white? In tho cen
ter of each blossom tho four petalH
form a Dttlo rabbit, with ears alert
and listening. The white rabbit Is es
pecially piotty, and no ono can fall lo
notice tho odd likeness to tho animal
form. Tho colored leaves, which seem
to bo a part of tho (lower, are really
(he sepals of tho calyx.
You can also find a laike In iho
(lower by pulling off all tho sepals ex
cept two, which aie left for tho blrd'o
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outspread wings. The long spur,
which runs backward, is the tapering
body and long tall of the lark. When
I was a child it was great pleasure
to see my hidden bird nppear as tho
unnecessary sepals weie removed and
It was Just in the grateful act of
lllght from llto stem!
Another (lower of the sanies family,
tho wild columbine, takes Its name
from columba, a dov on account ot
the likeness of tho blight petals to a
gioup of doves surrounding a water
bowl. As soon an tins colored sepals
aie removed, thl" likeness n very ob
vious. Tho snap dragon, ono of the charm
ing ilgworts, is nnother delightful
flower to a child, because ho can open
the gaping Jaws of the dragon'n
mouth and seo its furry tongue, and
the spots and blotches of color remliul
him of tho leopard's spots and the ti
ger's stripes. Tho heard tongue, with
its swollen throat, Is ono of the sain
grotesque group. Tho money Hower
has only to show its odd, grinning
blossom lo explain Its Latin name,
which means a "Dtllo Joker," or clown
lly tho wny, tho pretty gold and pur
ple pansies display queer Dttlo mon
key facer. In their open (lowers, which
seem to nod and .grimace with every
passing hreeae. The turtlehead Is
named fiom Its blossom "shaped like
a turtle's head with closed mouth."
This, too, Ic "woolly bearded In the
throat," which ndds to Its ij-onorai
M'teeiniMH of look. Tho foxglovo
sounds like a Gorman fairy tale, with
Master Iteynard concealing his paw
In an elf-made glove. The monk's
hood alto suggests a story, a bad one
for tho monks, for If you look well
under the dark blue hood or cowl made
by the calyx you will discover, cun
ningly hid, two dlmlnutlvej'hammerllko
claws, the only petals this flower pos.
The prettiest blossoms that mlinlo
life aro tho bee, butterfly and the
dovo orchids, and tho charming moth
mulleins, clustered thickly with ex
quisite purplo or canary yellow, moth
shapel (lowers, ready to fly. They car
ry violet wool tli keep the. Inside diy
from rain, and this rich tint, with the
orange pollen, makes the central part
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of the blossoms as gay as a tioplcil
Tho mouse-ear und the dandelion
(the lion's tooth) and tho ragged robin
also suggest animal likenesses and an
soclations, and many plants have seed
vessels that are shaped like the beak
and the spurred foot of u bird, as thn
hook-beaked crowfoot, the craneshlll
or geranium, from a Latin word for
crane, and may others. Like children,
tho curly observers of nature delighted
in odd resemblances, and made a kind
of fairy story of their imperfect
CHINESE EMPRESS AT HOME.
The wives of the foreign representatives at I'e
kin and two other ladles were on March 8 re
ceived In special audience Ly tho emprcs doi
uer and the oniperor the second occasion of llifi"
kind. From the- entrance) Rates of the pilau
Kroiiiuls they were- carried in imperial Mdpi,,
chairs over the Marhlu bridge; the rest of ihiv '
way tn tlii reception hall they traveled In j.
tram drawn at n fairly rapid pace, by palace .
cuniichs. In the- reception hall the dowouw
cinprcas, a licncvolcnt-looUrrg old lady of sUly
tour, and not at all the relentless virago Mie
Is commonly depicted, was seated on a ialn-d
dais, and on a tllnlitly lower seat sat tho e'm
prror, who locked more cheerful than usual, tut
was evidently in very fecblo health. After ih
formal leceptlon (he ladies were conducted In.aii.
adjoining loom, lvhere tea and. ttfrr shments "Xverd."
serveil and soon after the imperial pair came in
and mingled unceremoniously with their gnosis,
si)Iiir a few vvoids tu each and shaking hamle.
Kvery time tii dowager cmprcbs made a remnrk -her
Chinese Interpreter fell prostrate on thi
,imiin Yoiinir Prince fuc'hun, a well-gro;n,
htnnir and "'.iltliy-loohliiR boy of fourteen, vtm
has been u-iently selected as successor to thu
throne In ilefju'i f a direct heir, was hroucht"
forward mid lutioduccd to the ladle, whom he
diluted by suddenly throwing oul hit hand at
right angles on a line with his face, prohahly
1 his Idea of shaking handa. The dowager cmproH
presented each lady with a pearl ring and some
handsome brocades, and each of the Chlneso sec
letaries received four rolls of silk. Correspond,
enec of the) London Mail,
Offices for Kent.
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