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THE SCRANTOX TRIBUNE-TUESDAY, 31 ARCH 12, LOOT.
(S 11'! MOtll.tlN IIAMm'AUU SfOHE.
Escapes from tho Witt Cor
rugated ash and - garbage
can has air-tight cover Is
mado of extra heavy gal
vanized iron, corrugated to
ncltl strength; reinforced top
nnrt bottom by hon bands
lids end bottoms mo one
piece. .Made In tlnce sizes.
Footc & Shear Co,
9 N. Washington Ave
Capital 5200,000. Surplus $500,000.
I nitcd States Depositary.
Business, personal and sav
ings accounts invited.
3 per cent, interest paid on
Open Saturday evenings
from S to 9 o'clock.
m Consul, President.
Hivin Bii.iv, Jr., Vice Pros.
Wm. II. Pick, Cashier.
Repairing Done Gratis.
1 oi.il 1I1U for Mmli II, lrll:
HlKliisl l.mpiritnre . .
J.ouctt trnipci.itliio . . .
. 17 ileurere
. .11 klrguis
,fl per i flit.
, 71 per ctnt.
, . . Tt liuli
t rnilini; S p.
Vir li. nl Welle, ft r.uctilale.
lunl. V..I1,, of .Siw Voil,, ait I la- cupU ot
Ii V 1 Well.
I oriiu si ncr ol IiiiniUml, u I. Pond, rlv
u n iri ulj admitted . puttie Kforc llic
I no i Mutts MpRmo court.
Vltlumm M.mou Kas.on Ii.h illumed .utei i
tl.ee nl,.' il.lt at tl.f Atl.JIKis lint pilii,'
'I lie jlilonn.i.i in. iiiut.li irnprntdl in liciltli.
l)i .lolin T lliiiilri, until (iitntly miiIt
urlilcnt litkjn ut I lie I.icl.iw mnt linplt.il,
lilt )c'ri'lji ulfii.ui n ioi I'lilliilclplib, wliin
lie ulll fi.ur Hip I nliiT.ity of I'cmi-jhaiiU
liofpltal J)i Iliinlir ilinhiK liU Lilcf r-.liluKf
lifli inul" a lioel ol nUml'. nri'l lilo l, ul tin.
H icctrrlttU ti irun 'llio pllUlils ut the luii
nul prctcntdl lilm with j bos of lino i-lt-au
JORDAN WAS DISCHARGED.
Aldoimnn Kolly Did Not Appear
l.'ft Jordnn. tho l.'-yoAr-old jonUi
wlto waj aiicstcd .Sunday ironing.
Mas arral-jnod berote Recoiduc Mole
In police com t vestenlay mmuliig.
Jordan borrowed n horse and buggy
belonging to Alderman Kelly, and, In
tompany with another young (nun, P.
J Messett, tpent the tlay tiding
through nclghborlt g town. When tho
hi was icturned it was fonnd to
lis in n, badly blown condition, and
young Jordan was at tested for entc'l
ty to animals
Aldermon Kellv did not appear
againr.t him, and Joicli.n wu ills,
DID NOT ATTEND.
A nieetlng was) to have been held
i htorciay ntteruoon In Dmr's twill by
i)ie maginlrated und constables of this
It by, and only a few of tho mtmbetn
if the association appealing, no sett-
Islon vvas held. The object of cntlim.
P'he meeting was to tnko action rcgnid
l Ing thi'BCcttilng ot legislation by which
lelermen nnd constables can nectiu
Ithelr fees in Insolvency rases.
KrauBe's Cold Cuie.
Pr colds In the head, thnsi, tluoat
or any pottlon of tho body, breaks up
. i cold tn LM horns without Inturiuptlon
. t'i work. Will prevent colds If taken
wbn first H'yniptoms appeal. Ptlco
V Hold by Matthews Hi o.
330 ImIIi ,
A PltOSPEIUTY CELEBRATION.
Vice Piesldcnt Brooks Dine the
Dims Bank Officers.
Just n year ago President I 'Italics dil
Timt llrfwtl i.r ftn. Mini,, tl.-immlt nnd !
Discount bank, gave it dinner to llio
oillcotn or tin; iiif tltutlon In commem
oration of tho bank having attained
the lnllllon dollar mark In depentts.
At that time Vice Piesldcnt Heosij i.
Urooks said he would glv n dlnne"
when tho elc-poslts reached o. mllltmi
und u fjuartcr, while Director Sol Hold
smith usked tho privilege of entertain
ing when the one and one-half inltllm
mark uhh i cached.
The teport for the year 1801 show
that Mr. Iltooks' dinner was due nud
that It was up to Mr. Oohlsndth to be
Kin to consult a enteier, (lot 1st and the
like. Jan. 1. 1900, the deposits worn
M.OSO.tSl.". Jan. 1. K'Ot. they had
(cached Jl.313,170.01. And the bank U
only ten yeats old'
Nothing moic sumptuous or tasteful
In the way of a dinner was ever spicad
In the Scranton club than that to
which Mr. Brooks Invited his fellow
ellieetots. Stcwutd O'Nell claimed he
had done. Ills best and tlioi who en
Jovcd the trr.it did not eU"sllou hit
ttoid. A novel featllio of tho tiiblu
dccotntlons was n low bank of gtectis
on which nestled a myil.td of lilies of
tho valley forming1 the flgiues $1.210..
000. Souvenirs In the shape of ni;.'
printed dimes fnstjncd to stick plus
were presented to each guest.
Those who attended weie: Presl.I ut
Charles du I'ont Hrork, Vice President
Uecse (5. Htooks, Dhectois Sol Hold
smith, i:. J. Lyni'tt, George It. Jermyn.
Charles It Schndt, .1 V. Harney, J.
P. Pish, M II. Palo, S. S. Spittles and
A. I.. rr.tncols, Cashier II. C. Dunham
and Attorney Cornelius Coiueg.vs. LH-
rectors W. .1 I.ovvls and C Is Soumaus
were tuuivoldedly absent
IT WAS LADIES NIGHT.
They Contributed the Entertain
ment at the. Meeting of the
North Scranton Men's Union.
The ladles held sway at last night's
meeting of the Xotth Scranton Men
society, and the excellent pieigramme
which was icndered In the pat lots ut
the Piovldente Piebbyteiian church
was given ontliclv tinder their direc
tion. It was the society s regular
monthly meeting, nnd each member
was expected to bring wife, sweet
heat t or sister with him, as a result of
which at & o'clock the room was well
filled with an audience- tn which the
lnlt sex piedomlnatcd.
Piof O. P. Walklnslir.w was In at
tendance with his otchestia, which
played in limitless stylo several selection-',
nnd the remainder of the enter
tainment consisted of a vety clever
Shakespearean bitrlcsepto and an ex
ceedingly risty luncheon. The meet
ing was called to order by Piesldcnt
Dolph P. Adtcttoc, and after the
transaction of routine business tho
entertainment part of the night was
An ovetttlte was played bv the or
chestra, and then Mrs. Will McDonald
lead a lit let synopMs of tlvj burli'Sfiue
which was to follow. Its title was
"Pl.tc" aux Dames, or the Ladles
Speak at Lust," and the scene ol no
tion was supposedly a summer lesntt.
Ileto congregate Mis. Potneo Mon
tagu", fenmetly Juliet eif balcony fame,
Mrs.Pottla Rnssanlo, the jud'elal dam
sel who effectually put out of busi
ness, both literally and llgutatlvely
Hieaklng, one Shylock: Mis. Ophell i
Hamlet, lite lttgubilous love of the
melancholy Dime, and Lady Micbclli,
the slngultulv tender i.pous- of the
ambltlon-ildden Thane of CtamN.
The i evolution of tlclc feelings in
the days which follow the last act tit
Shakespeaie's play in will' It they ap
pear, termed the them of the btir
ieseitt" The ncUessos all appealed on
the plitfoim at the upper nil of the
mini, This was n(elani.ilteiMl lulo a
svlvnn bowel by a nu'nbr of atllsll
eally ni ranged tits and feme tnd wi.s'
llqhte-d by teveial tapei.
Aftet Mis. McDonald lead In r pto
logtto the sketch vas Iipruii by the
enttanee ol Juliet, whom Miss r.lisa
beth Henwooj made a vsty vWtn-oine
eh.d.ietcr Indeeti. Sho took her pile"
at the tea table, atotiud which till the
chiiraeteis suhecit"iitly sat, and then
began a soliloquy In which she an
nounced that as Mrs, ponieo Mon
tagtie, burdened with a rhlftless bus.
band, she pined for the tljs of happy,
cooing Juliet Captilet again.
Hoc musings were Into i opted bv the
aitival of the tlnro otl.ci ili.tmrteia,
each ol whom had a tab- of woe to un
told. Ml-s Until Jackson, its Mrs. Uas
sanlo was a Poitl.i who in her stu
tlent's cap and gown, with mnnnlfh
iv,u and legal tcclinical teims Inter
spetsing her dialogue, was a very dlf
Icient chataeter Iroiu the oung lady
who innde the olt-eittotod lennrks
about the eiitality eif nurey not b-lng
sti.clned, and chopping as the gentle
ilew fiom lienven. nnd ether slniller
statomt nts. mic also tc-aiizeei in.i
mat (Inge was no since tu.. but pl.llo
... i ii.
sophlcally lemntked "I1 was all that
could be expected of a h isluttd who
had to bonow thte-o thomand ducats
to get (milled on "
Mrs Thomas Olllespie was poor, un
fortunate Ophelia Mis. 'Illlesple'
made the melancholy Danish pi lure's
love a veiy admit lug and amiable, but
exceedingly Htupid spouse, and her
constant referonccw td one of Shake
spiate's sublime characters as "1-at
Ham" eeitalnly added to the ludle
te.UH effect of the entire btulesiiue
Mis. W. H. Saellei mticij Lady Mae
both a much maligned prison "ho
spoke KnglUh with n Inoad. Pontile
Hi Itr Hush pocvnt.nn acenl which Inn
Macltiieu would cross tho evcan to
hear anil which would Insplie Uairto
to Wiltu another jam of Tlirtims. Mis
Satller'n Interpretation of tho ioi.
trnn.sfointi d the Scotch gciHewonuni
fiom the lllnly-he.irtid fiend of ' Mac
beth" Into a niation with u derided
At the close of tho butlestmo gen"i
oti sapplause rewatded the four Indies,
and n selection then followed by the
orchestra, completing the piogiatmne
A vote of Ihanlis to all the participants
was given, after which eitrucd the
seivlng eif lunch. The nest meeting of
the society will take placo In Apili
and bo the last ot the ptesent . foii
CHARLES E. ATWATER MARRIED
Chatles K. Atvvater, tonneily of Oieen
rtldgo but now of CluH City, Intl., was
man led last week to Miss Prankio
Hlackhuru, of Huntlnglou, Ind. Tho
ceicmony was petfoimed at tho bikle's
home and was witnessed by only a lew
icl.it Ives and fi lends of llio bride. 1
Mr. Atvvater Ih widely known In this
city, whete he lived tor so many yeats.
Ibi Is einploed as a glatfsblowec ,u
Tot' Fire Insurance,
tclenhcnm or call' on Pulton ti Utad
bury, Ilooui oij Connell building,
DEMOCRATS IN COUNCILS HAVE
Say That the OfHce of Mayor Was
Abandoned by Recoider Moll',
That the City Is Without a Chief
Exccutlvo and That This Condi
tion of Affairs Must Not Be Pur
pose to Call n Joint Session with
n View of Electing a Mayor Men
They Ale Considedng.
At a meeting of the Democratic
metnbits of council held at the St.
cjuulett hotel on Sunday night tins
fltteitlon of electing u successor to
Mayor Mole was dlicurecd at lcnglb,
and It v.at unanimously dediKd to
make nu attempt tn elect n mayor,
providing a candidate could ln found
who would bo willing to pet.
The act of assembly ptovides that
when theie Is a vacancy hi tho oillco
of mayor It shall bo llllrd by t otitic 111
In joint session. Pnfot tunatelv the
art fin liter piovldes tint no member
of council shall be eligible In election.
At Sunday nlghtV meeting ;t com
mittee consisting of the following
eouncilmen was appointed. Thomas
CosgHive. 13. W. Vattgban, Thoniaa
O'lloyle, P, P Cilpln and M. J. Cuslck
TIiIh committee whs Instiuctcd to look
up a candidate Immediately, and after
seeming his consent to lme a call Is
sued for the Joint session.
l'OKIVG POP A CANMiIDATi:.
Several of the members of the com
nilttee wete looking foi n i andldato
yestetdty. but all of them who weto
seen positively refused to say whe
ther they had found any one willing
to lie elected. All they would say was
that the names of the following gentle
men weie being consldcted ntnong
others- Hon. M !'. Sitido. Ceoigf S.
Horn, oy.-Sherlff John J. Pnhcy. Col.
I let mini Ostiums, T. J Jennings nnd
The councils tn Joint Mnti es they
stand at present ate eenly diid"d
politicals , thete being twenty-one Ite
publleaiis and twenty -one Den.ociatH.
'I'he Denwiats claim thej can get one
or perhaps two Itpubllc.iu otcs It
tho ltcpulillcan members all stay nwav
they can pi event the holding of a Joint
session, as the law ptovldes ijint in ol
der to oiganlze :i joint session there
must bo n malotlty of both btanebes
present. Tho Dinoei.itli leaders havi
foretepu this contingency, and they
ii ro counting vpon the stippott of
Wade M. Finn, the l:e itbllcan elect
councilman fiom the Second ward
The Democuits advance the aigu
ment, and they claim that they are
bricked up by e-Clty Solicitor I. II.
Piiins and sevetal other well-known
lawcrs. that It will be absolutely nce
essarv to elect a mayor to sign and
under Kg.U the oidinancc.4 and tcso
Itttlons which the ptcsent councils wilt
pass before the city government if n
otg.inlr.ed on Aptll 1, actordln to the
ptovlslons of tho tipper bill. Tlity con
tend that when Uecoidec .Mule took the
oath of oillco as recoider an I accepted
hi J commission for that olllce l'temi the
govftnor that lie ceased to be mayor,
PXTIL APP.II, 1.
It is held that until Aptll t Sct.inton
will continue to opet.ito under the net
of assembly governing titles of (lie
third class, and that inasmuch as that
act piovldes for the otllee of mayor
and outlines the duties of that olllclal
that a lecorder appointed tinder tho
provNIons of an act governing cities
of the second class cannot npptove of
measines udnpted by councils acting
In eonrotm.ime ulih the thlid-class
t Ity net.
Itecoider Molr l.tughs at lh Idea of
ejeellng a mavor, and tefets to Aitlele
I. Section I, of the ilppt-i bill, which
leads us follows1
"In cities of the second l.is the ex
ecutive power shall be -vested In a city
itfotdcr and in the depat Intents an
Unitized by this act. The olllce of
ni.nor in said cities Is heiebv abol
Mied." The lecotder holds, and II Is under
stood that he Is hacked up In his con
tention by City Solicitor A'oshuig, that
In the eyes of the law Scranton has
been a city of the second elas evvr
since the pioclamatlon of the governor
was iccelved some weeks ago, and tli.tt
Inasmuch ns the nfllce of muyor in such
cities has been abolished by the tipper
bill, which Is now a law, that as n
tender he has a perfect and miotic s
tioned light to act as the city's chief
executive, tegnrdle.ss of thu time when
the city Is teotanlzed as a city of the
ULTIMATUM TO CANFIELD
; c.u' Shon Emnloves Ask for the
Righting of Alleged Giievances
Beioie Noon Today.
A meeting of the emploves ol the
Lai kawnnnn shops, who have fotmed
themselves Into a union, was held last
evening in Carpcntets' hall, when the
gilc-vntieo comtnluee gave their icport
eif the confetence with Master Car
Dullder L. T. Canlleld. or the Laeka
wanna iallici.nl. The eommlttee te
potted that Mt. Canlleld had t el used
to acknowledge tie union
At the meeting held Suiul.tj twelve
men lepti-sentltig the dltfeieiil Lite ka
wanna shops were appointed to serve
Viuest Key West
b'resh Cigars, all light colors
All 10 cent cigars.
429 Lackawanna Ave.
Who Can Write the i
Best Short Story f
Till. '1111111 M. OKH.IIS tAMl rill.Kh TO
i.ucvi. wiiu kiis of t.ot'Ai, ncriov.
$25.00 for the Best Stoty.
$10.00 for the Second Best.
S5.00 for the Third Best.
v uriiiviiv toMii.iiTio.s vMii.ui, r.
nnii'str, I- Mr mci:iiv in
onnuii 'to win.
hi uctv cf ilic tJ'l dm conlilrub1r li I
lia; claicel .llnei tlicre lin lieeti illi) piiblle
etinii'ctllleii tlirnuali tho leical prcn (or llio
p'jrp"c- vf ulli.vilatlna llio 'Itrury nlillitv
latent miio'ij the people ol Noclliri.tdii
IVhlJuhoiil.l, Tht? Itllntii hu elctliUel tn
il'ir n Miirs of prlrti u tilriiiilin in t :U
illrccllon It I" ikilniMi oi wcnilnif for inn
In ll iiilnintu a minil' of .liort Horice
It, ltltiK of local Ihinipe In onler to funu-li
.in Incetitlip It ptcpni to m;
t.'.", for the lct Men of not to rv erd
:i.iei ttoiJi In linftln
I0 fni the ficoinl'l,it torj, o I i-l
", ftr the '.hint Imt tor
Vlantutrlptv not -iictfvtul In s'liitins oro
of lhi'' prl'it villi ho puhllKlirtl ami tlulv
crctlltcil It Hi" .vitliors m elwlre.
Sim ic icmllnir to tiring out thr loinniico
nml lege til ii V l"i i' ' th ililliui llf lnlnlin;
llnlii-li.t will Imp pi rlert lie In eonncetloii
Miih utrj mine In the ialln time U a
mi if tiaililbu. imhulln. lull linaillh e
cipiK, inriiliin ol .piol.1 luppenliiku ami
other ilit.ill iKiultrln on the wilnl or .npfi
niluri! wlilt li lu liccer liui cilhciril to
Rfllur in lltci.irj luini llil oprnt luhl
iililih l iiratllt llv liiexluiittlhli' nml wli Mi
rtiottl I iiiph imp in itrrijl for tmne purpil
Inch lnlerr-itlii' fietloii.
The ti-V, of piwlnsr upon tin merit, of the
mtmiill uliiiiittcil will In jclmipil to
n ili'lMiiiPtteil jii'lin'. i1ipm- name will oon
bo unnuiiui .1, rml who villi read I he ininn
eciipn 1ml hue no hnowletlife of the Mn
III of th aut'ioK I he envdopii, contain.
oni the i-al iijiiim of the aulliois ill be
preerij ui'iiiil Willi J'ld Hip Janl
lute b. n iii.uli
-linilil lint IiiIIIjI icinpclilioii proie en
i nini;lliK, it mo Iw tolloneil l,j oilier
prize otfiM of .Imll.ir tenor.
i ejSiino.N t'l' Till. lOMIsT
All nui u triiu urn'! lo subniiiti'J not
later thin Manh M
ll iiumi-i ripH niti-t be ciRneil In a fii
ntiuiH iiiini nml Tleu tin; nrltn'n iral name
ami po-.toflite iilihcr..
1 lie Mfn of rich Mi0 lino' be laid e
Nuitliiaitprn Pcnniiliunla, bm ilie inmcn ol
leal pi twos mil-' ml be ii-eil
One fuiclirr i, milium tiunt be umliTtooil.
romribiitliiiit nitt niji ,1 for lliu ionnt Mill
be antttiil onli from pic-tent 'ilHtriber'e tu
'Hip 'Iriliuiio oi limn lluw wlio nia), cluiliii;
the eontct, b'toini subiriber bv p.i incut
ol it lea iri' inonihs Milvinptioii in ail
s,rmoii Irlliur.e Stranton, I'a.
upon the eommlttee to pte.sent their
gtlevance to the master ear builder.
They demand the relnstatc-men.- of
three men who wete disehutged.
The eommlttee of twelve men saw
Mr. C.tnlleld !osterday mottling and
repented to the mevtlng last evening
that he had icfused to acknowledge
their demand. It was unanimously
agreed to give Mr. Canlleld until to.
day noon to leach n iltinl decision, and
If the iclnstatements ate not forthcom
ing at that lime th men will stop
Last night's meeting was m session
fiom ,"i to 7 art and was laigely attended.
DEFINE THEIR POSITION.
Executive Committee of Silk Work
eis Adopt Resolutions. To peti
tion Mill Owners to Aibltrate.
The executive committee of the stl Ik
ing silk mill gills nut vestettlay after
noon at Carpenteis' hall, and after
disc tisslng the matter of athltr.itlug
the pic"-ent dllllcultles, p.ied the fol
liuMiiutli n we Ihi pxeiiiiiti inmmiitte of
tla MilUhi: till; mill telil- of Hip tilt f
vmiiIiii .iii.I li lull v ill. lie , be plainly
mi lu.tluo.l In our p".lthiii, tlipiefotp be II
lb-iihiil, That up Mill .ltiipt tin l'akiaoii
pinii on our labor. Ami fnrlti-1 be it
ltr-j,lu,. That up staml u.nlv to arbitrate
our pdiilini; ilillleully ami Mill accept the
lllhl K. v. Ill-hop llobin. or inj clliui of
i iu 1 ftjii'lin,', ai om aibluator, ami further
lltibnl. Thu mp all iipn the publn ,in,
ri ijiii st ( li in to bilp n. in tin niatiir of ar
(sU-ofil) Midi llnrlii,
e li.iiiloli of i:icnlle I 'ulimiuiee
IMa 0'51ilh,, vcutary
Tilts various mill ownet.s will now be
petitioned to signify their willingness
to n settlement by niblttatlon. While
lllshop Hob. in has been seveial times
mentioned as sole uibltrator, still the
glllri would be willing to clltl llt tho
matter Into the hands of a. bu.iiil of
four aibltiatots. coiiimisiI of local
tlhlms nnd business or piofeslotiitl
Nothing has been braid ttoni any ot
the mill nvvneis ot supeilntendents ie
gartllng their attitude on tho aibltra
tlon eiuestlon. .Mother Maty Jones and
Committeeman Ptedeilek Dili her. of
the mine woikei?, both leave the city
this men ill tit .
A meeting will be held 111 I'atpentets'
hull this nfteinoon of the striking
hands ft om Ilatvey Uios.' mm, and the
Klot. ghls will meet at 7 8ft o'clock this
eve nlng at St. John's hall, on Capotiso
avenue. The haul and 'oft sill; git Is
fiom the Saueinolt mill hold ,i session
In Catpenter.e' hail. Pildny aiteitoon.
A mass nieetlng w is hem ,u Taylor
Sjiutilay night, wlikh wts si heditled
as n meeting eif th silk mill ghls.
Vu.v few or the Iflltei were, however.
In attendance, the gitnter patt of tho
ntidlence being nnidii up of inlnois, An
nddtcss by .Mother Jones feiiuti-tl the
MAQOLITZ FELL OFF BRIDGE.
Oiyphant Man Di owned in the Lack
awanna at Miuooka.
The dead body of nemge Alagolltz,
of Oiyphant, w.m found In the Laeka
v.annu liver at Mlnoolin yestei.i.i.v
moinlu; .Magollt. fell Into the strettai
Htiuday n.ght when, with tliieo eo -panlous,
'ie v.as uostdug tha bildre
near the National washery.
When l.i centei of the bilda; waJ
1 one lied Mugollti; I ell Into tii" wut.M
and. being tmablo to swim, vns
tliown.d. His coiupanlom, notliloti tho
watthmnii at the South mill am a
seatth for tho body then beun a. id
was not teiiulnatcd until 10 o'eloik
Now Pillow Tops.
'lamer-Wells Company, 1'0 Wvo.
Steam Heating and Plumbing.
V. V. & M. T. Howlcy,23l Wyoming av.
DRANK A TOAST
DRAMATIC SUICIDE OF CiLARLES
He Pouicd an Ottnco of Caibolic Acid
Into n QiaBS of Porter nnd Snld:
"Here's Luck" ns Ho Quaffed the
Poisonous D(nught Had Told the
Men in Rosen's Hotel That He
Was Going to Commit Suicide but
They Did Not Take What He Said
"Well, bovs, heioV link. I al.l I'd
do this, nnd I will. Those that don't
like It can go to h I." Tin no wero
the words spoken vesterday nftocnoon
In tho barroom of Ueotgo Poen, tit
CCS Cedar avenue, b Chatles Kottis
as ho uilecd to ills lips n glass ef
porter into which he htd pouted t n
ounce of embolic iitltl, and drained. It
In one swallow
Koons wns about 4J jears old nnd
lived In Kingston, where he hid n
wire nnd family. Ho has been wot king
in this city em and off for the past two
yen ie, acting ns fotrman for Ids father.
A. II Koons. who hns the contrnet
for the construction of the big Nine
teenth district sewer in South Scran
'ton. Koons sitollod into the bairoom of
P.osen's piiicv jrstcidty attunoon be
tween 2 and '1 o'clock, utitl began to
di Ink itilher heavily. Itelween chinks
at the bar he conllded to Charles P.
Armstionjr, one of his oldest and best
fi lends, that he had had some trouble
with his wife. 'People don't fosui to
care much for me." be said. "I'm only
tt nipple, and I've been thinking that
It wouldn't be u bad Idea to take ti
tloe oi poison nnd get through with
th" whole thing."
thipd to ciinnit HIM
Aimsttong and seveial of the other
men piesent tried to cheer him up.
nnd the talk about sulci lo was diopped
for the time. Koons went over and
sat down at a table neat Ihe window.
Th" burtoom began to till up. and not
much attention was paid to hint. Tltero
wtie In the bat room In addition to the
piopiletor. Geoige Pee-en, nnd bis 'ar
tender, Jacob Ktlck. a number of other
men. Including Chatleii Aumlrong,
Jacob Sunday and Kiank 1011.
About 4.P.0 o'clock Koons who was
bv this time becoming quite lntol
rated, called for a glass of potter.
it was solved him bv the bartender,
end laving It on the lable, he pulled
from his pocket an eiunce bottle con
taining ii colorless liquid. Thin be
poured Into the glas Ir the presence
en" everyone present, and raising It
aloft, gave the toast e uoleel at the
beginning of Mil article and chained
It to tho tltegs.
Xo one made ,inv elfoil n.s fat as
could be learned to pi event him from
taking th deadly dose It would hnvo
been nn easy mnttci to dash It out of
bis hand, but foi some' unexplained
icnson no one seemed (o think of thlt.
Several of those piesent stated after
wauls '.hat they didn't realize he was
taking poison because they thought
bint too ditink lo do inch a. thing.
They admitted, however, that only a
shott time befoio he had talked of
HIS TONi: TltlPMPIlANT
'I told you I'd e'e) It," he cild, tll
uniphantly. when tho deed was done,
ami then called for a glass ot water
us the acid began lo eat Into tho deli
cate membrane or the stomach. He
soon began to puffer gicat agony, nml
lapsed Into iinconseloiwne(.. Severn!
phv sic lame weie summoned, but thev
could do nothing to help him. One of
I horn said he had tak-n enough poison
to kill seveial men.
No eaue Is assigned tor the suicide
ece'pt the i eason given by himself
tint Iip had tumble vvI'ltMils wife His
father was In Kingston el the time
and was telegraphed for.
Koons tiled to commit sttl Id,-, litre"
weeks ago ! Hlnrl.el'sholol at Wilkes.
Pane, when ho attempted to take n
dose of poison. It was tanen awav
liom hint, howevei lieioie he eoulil
s-wnllo v It,
LEFT FOR HAZLET0N.
Piesltlent Mitchell Staited for the
Scene of the Gnthedng of the
rieiiitiu John -Ml U lull, ol ihe I'utt
ed .Mine Wotkets, who attlvetl In this
city Sunday attetnoon, lett at 1.1"
o'clock jesleiday afternoon for Hazlc
ton, wheie the convention of the tlueo
nnthtacjte tllstdcls opens this morn
ing President Mitchell spent the tlay
In comet enco with the mine wot kins'
local tendec, and left tho city b the
Delawiito and Htulson, in tompany
with Piesltlent T. D. Nleholls. of (his
dl-ttlct, ami his sc'ietaij, .Miss .Mor
lis. A number of olheis in 1 onipauicd
them, but the gte.it majoilly of local
delegate will leave Setanlon by the
ii 10 o'clock ,11.1111 this in 1 i 11 11114. The
I1.1I11 leaving at that time will In lug
them Into HtiKleton at lu ei'c lock, Just
In time for the looming session. Na
tional Committeeman Piedi-iidc DII
1 her. Seetetaiv John T. Deinpse,v of
Dlsttlet No 1, me! Oiganlzcr itoln-rt
I'oiltti'leht will be iinong the protnl
ncnt niiinheib eif the S.iauton lontln-
for men'b necks
ties that look stylish and
are btylish ties that King
Edward would be proud
Nariow toui-in-l lands,
Butterfly ties 50c there's
our strong all star line.
Then wc have more
costly ties too.
I A. I
I "oN 1!SyS!s' I
Wholesale Liquor Denlera, 216 Lackawanna Ave.
gent, which promises lo be one of the
largest at the convention
Kttlly seven bundled men ate ex
pected at th" convention, and of this
mttnl'r somc'iltlng like tour luiitdieit
will attend from Dlrtrlct No. I The
mine workers' leaders In tho city yes
terday were extteniely letlecnf regard
lug llielc opinions on the ptobablc out
come, but one statement may be innilo
ns certain, and that Is that by Ihe to
ncpcTI of the present wago scale th"
operators have not succeeded In ie
moving all causes for complaint, by
Ask for Kelly's union crackers.
The Scianton Gas and Water Com
pany nnd the Hyde Paik Gas Com
pany. In accordiifr itlllt the pillrv o' tbr.p rope
pinle lo leiliiip r.ne fro-n time lo time ut
iriv be Miinnleil bv lntrraeil foiniinipll'n.
tiotlio 1 hire-he tiiicn lli.it on on, I alter April
1 next. Hip price of gas villi bp 011" ilollar iei
one thoiianti ciiMej fert loienineil, Mihject to
Ihe following illwoiai!: l'iic pel cent on all
bill e.l.cie (he com n.iptioii tot Ho m in"i
amomiti to le, Hun twenty Hi ililhr.. (ei, per
cent, on all I III vheie the coin'imptlon fnr the
monlh ami nut to iwci.l file .lollars in.i m,
I'inviileil the lull U pilil on or belore ' lie
Kith tlav ff the month In which tlw bill 11
lirdeteel III oitlci of Hip boaul.
I! II IIVNP, s tretan.
-nivNioN cvs axu watki: kivipisv vnd
Hull" I'm I. elan .(iiipii,,i In onlei m in mi
I?P Hip i.m ot pi- for toil llipe-iJ, llutlie I
lierehj tiliin thai on ami nliri Vprll t l.esi the
price of uii no n-fil will Ie on dollar pei 1 ik
ihou-anii Itrt loiisnmeil, k'lbjei t lo the lellivi n,c
p1il.1l illxoniiti It.i pel 1, it en, nil IIIMuliit'
tin. itiiiMmiiieiifor t'iPini tillinnloiliitsto les.lln 1
twrntj flu ihllili ll'elili )i .enl in ill b 1U
mIicio Ihe iiinsiiniptloii lor llio montli ai 101 li
to twrnli rtie ilullaiH ami npw ml-
I'loihlfl the hill U luhl on or brf, n 1I1 J n
la.i of the month n which tin bill l mule ' I
V Mpirb iiiotu, iiihn. Iie.l b ill. i.iinpant 111
liecii,Mri III oii.ei ot the bnul
f! II IIVNP vi retail
The greatost commercial
economist in the world today.
Compared to any necessary
investment In business,
Residence and Commercial
rates at a moderate cost.
TELEPHONE AND SUPPLY CO
llar.azcrU oKce, 117 Adams avrnue.
VI10 it Willis
Vlen .t I'.ml . ...
ladii-' -kills . ... .
I'liaiiiii; 111.1l I'liwitis Sim.
I lianmi. mil I'n-Hlic l'int .... .
King Miller, Merchant Tailor,
ion i vpii v wn i, i:i
d35 Spiuce St., Sctnnton, Pa.
Most Unusual Prides
Not a woid in aijiument t)i piaiM i needed in of-
feting thee to you. "I he woiths speak lor themselves,
and the qualities jio plainly in evidence ai all times
and the prices ! that's the point that vm us trade
The mighty buying power uf two gicat houses (Scran-
ton and Ballimoie. enables u to cleailv outclass all com
petitois. fho undei pi icing i not upon old stock
bioken lots 01 Jose outs every piece is hesh and
blight from the makeis' hinds. He suieyou don't buy
until you see up-to-date goods at strangely cheap ntices.
Solid Oak Sideboard nSM'SSl
draweis. one niceh lined fni vlverwau'. Double cupboard in
base with shelf--h.iudsumelv ciuvcd lop with massive supports.
Iry to duplicate ibis. bo.ird elsewheie lor $i;.co. ,, ,
Our prue p9.09
Rpkrlr'.f'UTi Ciiiif Solid Oak -populai golden oak, nice
UCIMUU1II UIL V iinished. Drcssei has I arye French
plate ininoi. cuved top. Wash bland, latest nov
elty spliibhei back, uppei drawers and cabinet, $18 .. -.
value- $ 13.98
Extension Table iKfSl'd "k"
good heavy table that will give perlect satisfaction. .. po.9o
Mattresses M.itt;eS?,.n'!!b,e;. cu.0.'1. .!tI. $1.98
All oilier Mattresocs made up to oui order at special reductions.
Remember, We Cannot Be Undersold
CREDIT YOU? CERTAINLY
vm K M Ntr
1 l?Jiiiy"ii nfZX
Appeal lor help doe1; not seem ver?
Micce.ssiiil. Our appeal to you to
Is just Ih; opposite. Why? Be
c.tuse we have something yot
want, .'ind you help yourself, help
ing us. Lose no time in calling,
lake your time in buying.
To your cash until yott
305 Lackawanna Ave.
Then buy a Spring Hat,
Spring styles in Negli
gee Shirt"? now beiiifj;
Uie iiiiiin.sii, ment of the lescnt
I'innofoites by the Mason & ll.tin
hn Co. h.p; called forth the lollow
iii4 1 eiii.it liable expressions fiom
men who stand pre-eminent today
111 the musical litu oi the wot Id.
"The Mason & Hatnlln Piano Is, I
bell"ve, an in.-.ti ii'iieiit of the very
llrst tank '
violin vios.kosw ki.
C oinpewcr, llanlil, 'ffacher.
'I blleve the Maron & Hamlin
I'iunos to be of the vety first rank."
'the inOj)iil7ed gl.nt uf mieical acllillj In I ii
Ml Is unsutpasssd."
Coiidiitlor I'hilhaimonic Ouh'tr. New Vor
A stock ol these btipcib instru
ments may be been at the ware
m-m Wnsliiimton Ave.
Pierce's Market, Peiin Avenue
Ve inali a ipi.iall.i of fanr Cicamti; tin .
ttr ami utrictly fresh cjei and the prltc li a.
low ut Oral ib'Ji gooda isn be told at.
We do not haie any special ralci 01 leadi,.
but al all tinus eany ai coinnlcle a line of
"i ' Maiket Oooile, I'ancy (Iroccne-i and Table Dcllea
cits a. can tip found in the largest .sew vor1!
or Philadelphia MatLrtt ithlih we cll at rlg'it
W. 11. Pierce,
19 laditTamii Are. 110, li:, IK rcna At-.
j&'te i J-i
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