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THE SOKANTOiV TRIBUNE-FRIDAY, APRIL 19, 1901.
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A unique and highly cnjojable ulfatr
touk jil.ico at the club limine m "Wash
ington avenue ul' the ExcolMnr Social
club last night, A uhlitwaist ball was
bIvl-ii, each Kontlein.tn pifbeiii being
denied the privilege of wearing tins
ronvenUminl "boiled shirt," and the
ladles dlM appearing ill light and sum
ICacli lady was pn .scntcd with u bas
ket containing' a plculi' lunch, and
shared the moments, of this with the
gentlmiicii mi tin- Hour. The rooms weio
.tlven a hrmbluun- of outdoor tttiuos'
pheie by uiiiiumuus palm, Miiull llr
ivi-i, and Hiatus-, which combined in
fciing a sylvan niipeaiance. This was
I'lilmnt'cil'liy 11 number uf park benches
illstilliutml thiouKhout tlu rooms.
The crimmlltcii In rhurgo of the ali'uir
cnu.sihtcit of iieruian E. Ities and isu
doru Krotosky. Among the uut-of-elty
guests piffent wen: MlhS Lc.il Levy,
of tipringtlelil, O,; Mies Martlia Singer,
uf Carbondule; Henry "WVrtliohner, nf
Philadelphia, and 1. Slutjer, uf Cntbun
duiv. Michael J. Dowd, of Suutli Xuu Bureii
avenue, and MlbS Catherine Clallagber,
of I'rice street, wcio united In imirrlugu
.it 1 o'clock yesterday afternoon at St.
1'alrlck'H Catholic chuivh, Tim cere
mony was performed by lte, J. J, La
velie. Tim couplo weie attended by Mr.
Hughes and Miss Nnun, Doth ladles
lU'i'u bi-cumingly uttln'd. After the
ceremony, Mr. and Mrs. IJowd left mi
a wedding trip, and upon their return
will icside 011 South Van Bui en ave
nue. Mlfc.s tii.U'c Ot-oiih.ich was pleatait
Iv suipribed lust evening at her home
on C'upoiibn avenue. Music ami games
USE ALLEN'S FOOT-EASE
powder to bo shaken inlo tho ioe. oiir
t ct feci biiolltu, lieivuuj and ilamp, and (,-et
tired lasily, II jog have jehiug; feet, tiy Allv'H'a
Soot-Late. It rcts the, fcil und imkti new cr
iljht thou dv. i;uie ihllblalui, .wolleu,
welling feet, lillnttid and tallom pot. He
ll.v.4 corns and bunions of all pain and tdus
iit and coinfoil Tr It toda. fold by all dray
kit and Ww dealcn, '3j cmt. Trial pjcki;i
I lili:. AdJus. AlUn S. Uhuitcd. I.c lty, K. V.
were Indulged In and refreshments
worn served. Among those present
"JIImm I J ill Ocntmclii lleMli" WVvnll, Olhr
I'rlie. M.isililrno (dry, Deanle SUckhoiKt, .Imw
Slioemnker, Maty YrRiir, Trail Osenli.irli, tlri-tli
i'lnbcrcr. t.mim Hphjplro. Anglo Munition, Katlf
rrlnc Wllkii". I.l'le t'j'l; MrMin. lirl 1'v.iiu,
Clrotcr S-eai, t'rrd Pmllli, l'luntt Hirt, ChiiJM
To1o, blev.ntl KUrIi1, dullest Itelltmy ninl Mm
In honor of her fortynlnth birthday,
Mrs. Moses Ace wns surprised liy the
following friends on Wednesday: Mr.
nnd Mrs. .lohn Samson, Mr. nnd Mrs.
Clurenco Samson, Mr. nnd Mr. Jacob
Ace, Mr. and Mrs. 1. W. Poworlk.
Mr. nnd Mn. Frank Harbor, Mrs. Sally
ITttrtnmn, Mrs. Louh I'limifr, Mrs.
Waller Knnpp, Mrs. Kidney Wnde,
Mrs. Ella Wlllard. Miss Hvn. Willurd,
Mrs. Damier. Miss Dnltty Wndo, Mrs.
Amos Brisling. Miss MMlc nrlsblnp.
MIbs Nlnn Panrlk, MIsh l.ottlno Snm
Hon, 'Ml6 Mildred Burlier, Miss I.anra
Swarts. Jin Archie Blablng. Mr. Trice,
Lester b'nmton, Arcblo Are, Moses
Ace, iScorso Httrtman,
Esther assembly, No. 1S. held "n
tiproit pocIhI TnoKday evening, whleh
was a .success In every point oC view.
A very nice prograinm6 of instrumen
tal and vocal music was rendered and
a pleasant evening was epent by all.
Among the out-of-town guests at
the cotillion In Loomls' hall, Wllkcs
Barrc, Wednesday night, were Miss
Matthews and Miss tJproguf, of thl:.
Clurlfit Wlnkleinan, ot New York oity, la in
(lie city and will remain hero a few djj.
Jilts .Miller, of Caldurll rounly, North f'tro
Una, has taken the plate of one ot the ictlied
niirrca lit the Lackiwamu hospital.
li.. Morse, ot Carbonddle, an aped imalld,
.is brought, to this city jrtrrdjy aflrni'ion
fiom Clifton hpHns', X. Y and taken to the
.1110ng the speikcrs at the banquet of llesuuj
Ic.dRC, Knights ol l'ytlilas, of the North End, In
be held in the Auditorium this evening, will
In .lohii H. William;., ustkUnt distiict attorney
of Lunie county. His toast will he "The
I.jdies.' Mr. Williaina was engaged as ;i speak
er duiin;: the Hist ranipilgn of William Me
Klrdey, and his scniccs were highly appicclatid
by the uitioiial committee. He, In company
with Mr. Palmer, of Wllkc3.Bjrrc, and other-,
toured 1 onsiderably through the (lo.c inlddlo
state--. Mr. Williams is engaged to one of !'!
nicuth'.s t.iir (l.tughter, and will be married in
.lune. Dnrinj? his stay here ho will be the guest
of Mr. and Mrs. David U. ltce.se, ol Oak slictt.
AN INJUNCTION ASKED.
Editor of Scvantonian Says His Busi
ness Is Being Injured by
Central Labor Union.
Application was made to President
Judge II. M. Edwards yesterday af
ternoon, by Attorney John J. Murphy,
for a preliminary injunction to re
strain the Central Labor union and its
allied organizations from carrying on
the boycott which, it is alleged, has
btfin laid against the Scrantoniau.
Judge Edwards pointed out a tech
nical Insufllclency in the injunction af
fidavit, and the application was with
drawn for amendment. It will be re
The petitioner, Editor Biuhard Iiiltle,
aeis, that circulars have been sent
out tit the instance of the lofficers of
the union to merchants who advertise
In the paper and news agents who han
dle it. threatening them with a boy
cott if they continue their patronage.
It is also uverred in the petition that
newsboys who peddle the Scrantonlan
have been assaulted, in various parts
of the county, by members of the union
o: its allied organizations, and their
papers taken away from them. Tiie
officers of the Central Labor union are
bpecitlcally named as defendants.
Judge Edwards intimated that the
most the court could do would be to
grant a rule to show cause why a
preliminary injunction should not is
htic. Should the rule bo granted today
it can be hxed to come up at argu
ment court next week.
COMMISSION HAS ARRIVED.
Judge J. W. Carpenter Will Ascend
to tho Bench Today.
The commission of Lackawanna's
ikw common pleas judge, Hon. J. AV.
Carpenter, was brought here last night
from llarrlsburg by Senator J. C.
Vaughan. It will be presented to Judge
Carpenter this morning. He -will be
sworn in today and take his place on
Senator Vaughan was accompanied
from ilurrisburg by Deputy Attorney
tleneral Frederic W. Fleltz, Judge Car
penter's law partner; Representatives
P. A. Phllbin and Edward James, Mes
sage Clerk George Marshall and ex
Speaker of the House John It. Farr.
SALVATIO.N ARMY MEETING.
Colonel William J. Cozens, of Phila
delphia, who has charge of the Atlan
tic Coast province of tho Salvation
Army, gave a talk last night on "The
Salvation Army's Social Work." at a
largo publlu meeting held in the Sec
ond Presbyterian church.
lie nxplulned at length tho plans
adopted by the Army for the securing
of employment for worthy unemployed
In tho largo cities, and told of the
farm colonies which nro being estab
lished In various parts of tho coun
try. Major and Mrs, Cialloy, staff sec-rulHiit-ti,
hang a very pretty duet be
fore Colonel Cozens' talk.
Miss Ethel Newcomb's Pianoforte
Takes place Tuesday evening, Apiil
2:1, at St. Luke's palish house, The
0 In grit 111 for reserved scats will open
at Powell's iiiuelu stoic on Thursday
morning, April IS, and will bo for
subscribers only on Thursday and Fri
Oxtoids for gentlemen uro tho popu
lar Shoe of the day. $3.!)0 at Mahon's
Shoe Stoie, 3:'S Lackawanna nvenue.
Apill 17, 1001.
A. J. Oulfy, Manager Lyceum Theatre,
staff nul sick; Postpone date. New
dale as soon as possible.
" Broclnuiy Lectura Bureau.
"Queen Quality '
Shoes lit where others: fall. Sold only
at Mahon's Shoe Store, :;2s Lacka.
local data for Apiil IS, ltfOI:
llighe.t teuipciatuic ,
Lowcit tcinperatu'iu ...
. 0i Ue;icfi
b j. in , i' per cent
S p. in. ..-.. S) per nut
"u piciipiutlon; weather cloudy.
RESOLUTION OP REV. 3, K.
It Caused n Good Deal of Discussion
at tho Afternoon. Session Rov.
John Dunn Who Has Loft the
Church for tho Law Deposod from
tho Ministry of tho Presbyterian
Church A Good Deal of Routine
Business Transacted Next Meeting-
at Forty Fort.
After a very busy day during which
a large amount of business was trans
acted the Lackawanna Presbytery ad
journed UiHt night to meet, ut Forty
Fort on Muy 15.
During the nrtcrnoon the Presbytery
behind closed doors considered the cose
of Rev. John Dunn, who left the. min
istry to take up the practice of the
law in this olty, whore he was admit
ted to the bar. Mr. Dunn has joined
tho Unitarian church at Buffalo, X, Y.,
where he now resides, nnd In accord
ance with tho rules of the church ho
was therefore deposed from tho min
istry of the Presbyterian chinch.
The troubles at Plttston In which
Rev. Joseph Dllonls was the storm
center, were brought Id .the attention
of the Presbytery by Itcv. J, K.
Fletcher, of that place. He presented
a resolution expressive of the senti
ment of the Presbytery on the subject.
It was referred to Hon. W. II. Jessup,
Ttev. A. W. Harshuw ami Rev. Charles
Mr. Fletcher's lcsolutiou made some
sweeping und caustic criticisms of an
other denomination which was held
responsible for the alleged persecution
of Rev. Dlionis. This caused much
discussion, many members of the Pres
bytery deprecating such criticism of
other churches. Rev. James McLcod,
D. P., stated In n humorous way that
wo have tho right of free speech In
Lackawanna county and If Luzerne
can't manage to secure it -we will go
down and 'help them. The committee
reported the following which was
That this I'resbjtcry has heard with icgiH tho
M.ilnixnt that the right or fice speech and re
ligious llbcity guaranteed by our constitution
and laws haic been infringed within our border,
and all those who .lie suffering in this respect
haie our hciity s,mpuiny and prayers and wo
further cipress our condemnation on cery effort
to trespass upon these lights.
Rev. James McLcod read a report of
a committee on Scranton Petersburg
German church regarding the debt. A.
W. Dickson was added to the commit
tee, and at the request of Dr. McLeod,
Colonel Boies was elected chairman in
place of the former. A committee was
appointed, consisting of Dr. Mills, Dr.
Robinson, Rev. M. S. Hard, Rev. S. C.
Hodge, to'prepare for a religious con
ference this fall. The following per
manent committees were announced:
On TriisU, Dr. Pjrke. Elder W. II. .Tcsiup.
1'oieign .Missions Ur. O. K. llohinaoii.
Ministerial Itelief lr. 1". Van King.
Publication and Sunday School Work T!ev. Mr.
Ciaven. Kev. nankin. Elder StaiK.
Church Erection Theo. Stiong.
rreedmcn-llcv. ,1. V. Moffatt, 1). 1).
Temperance Hev. William O. Frink.
Colleges and Academies llev. David T. Sn..t!ie.
Systematic Bencflccnet Elder A. W. Dickson.
Young People's Work llcv. .1. W. MeConib.
Sacraments and Chuich Government l!cv. X.
G. l'arke, V. P.
Hebrew Rev. William fl. Kuril;.
English Bible Rev. James McEeod. D. I).
Home Missions Itev. J. Day, Elder II. Cham,i
lin. Stated Clerk-Hev. P. II. Drool,-.-, D. 1).
reimancnt Cleik Iter. K. D. Webster.
Treasurer Kev. W. Scott btiles.
Luzerne l'resbtcrial Institute, Class !! I!e. F
D. Hodge, 1). D., Itcv. l Von King, It. t.
Wilkcs-Barre 1'emale Institute Col. A.-her
Miner, to Miciccd B. C. shoemaker; A. T. Derr,
to succeed S. II, Ejnch; Chas. V. Hunt, Rev.
T. A. Mills. T. II. Athcrton, O. M. Reynold.
Synodltal Sustcnt.ition Rev. G. E. Guild, I). .
The devotions were led yesterday
morning by Rev. W. R. Havershaw,
D. D., of West Plttston. Judge Jes
sup read an obituary of Elder David
Sayre, of Montrose; Rev. S. W. Weiss
read an obituary of Elder C. H. Dana,
M. D., of Tunkhannock, and Rev. J. P.
Moffatt, P. P., read an obituary and
Elder A. W. Dickson gave testimony to
the beautiful Christian character of
The following ministers were elected
alternates to those elected the pre
ious day to the general assembly:
Rev. J. P. Molfat, D. D., Scranton;
Rev. James McLeod, Scranton; W. F.
Tiie following elders were elected
commissioners to the general assem
bly: H. H. Welles, jr., Wilkcs-Barre;
John McCrlndle, Mooslo; Hon. Alfred
Hund, Scranton; Dr. G. J, Chamber
lain. Dunmore. Alternates; C. S.
Crane, West Pittston; R. Othmon,
Carbondalo; John Conner, Lnngcllfto;
S. V. Trumbull, New Mllford.
A committee, consisting of T, A.
Mills, P. II. U, Rev. C. E. Robinson,
P. D Rev. M. L. C'ouk, Rev. R. C.
Hodges and Rev. V. H. Lukens, were
appointed to prepare for a religious
conference this fall similar to tho one
held lust year at Lake Wluohi.
Rev. F. von Krug read a lequcst.
which 'was granted, and John Cow
an's name was diopped from tip;
roll of licentiates, Tho request was;
"Licentiate Cowan, having nought min
isterial work for the past year under
tho Presbytery without success, and
now having an opportunity of service
In another evangelical church, asks
leave to withdraw fiom tho Presbytery
to connect himself therewith, so ns
to enter upon tho full work ot the
ministry." It is understood that Mr.
Cowan Is to outer the Episcopal
At tho evening session Rev, .Mr. Ham
mond, when ho lead tiie report of tho
committee on leave of absence, do
claiPd emphatically that such a com
mittee was a farce, a tho members
wont homo promiscuously, one brother
luiNlug departed with such celerity
that ho took another clergyman's hat
and lost hit- own overcoat. lie had to
return and thus missed his train and
was able to read another report,
Rev. F. von King made n verbal re
poit for tho Twentieth Century fund.
But a few hundred dollars had been sn
lured. Rev. J. Ii. Ctavcn made a par
tial rcpoit for the Sunday schools. Rev.
Dr. P, II. BrookH read a report of tho
pcijuanent committee on tumperuuee.
It was Mated that the Municipal league
of Scranton has closed up several hun
dred illegal saloons, practically stop
ped all Sunday liquor scllina, lined and
linrrUoned scores nt liquor sellers and
moused public sentiment.
The name of Ew-uid Belles was
diopped fiom the list of candidates for
the ministry. Two other students were
dropped from tho roll.
It was reported that invitations had
been lecclved from Kingston, Ashley
nnd Honesdalo for the next meeting.
It wrtB decided to accept tho invitation
of Itoncsdnlo for tuitumn. U wan
suited thnt Rev. E. Riley had bcc
Installed ui pastor nt Susquehanna,
and that the three members of tho
Ablngton church requested letters ot
dismissal to the First chuich of Scran
ton. PARSONAUB AT JESSUP.
A. W. Plckson, treasurer or tho
committee on work of foreign speak
ing people, reported that ho lutd a
deed for a parsonage nt Jessup. lie
was directed to place It In tho hands
of J. W. Holleuback, treasurer ot tho
hoard of trusteed. Rev. J, S. Slowait,
D. P., made a report for the Sus
quehanna Collegiate Institute. The
following pastors have students un
dcr their care: Rev. F. von Krug, his
two sons; Rev. J. S. Stewart, Alfred
Morrison' Rev. Mr. Sawtolle, S. B. Cra
ven and Thomas Morgan; D. T. Smyth,
Burns and John tlobson: J. P. Moffutt,
Mr. Phillips; C. E. Robinson, Hurry
A resolution was offered that sym
pathy be extended to the families and
friends in the synod of martyred mis
sionaries In China, and a resolution
of congratulation to Courtney Fenn
and Rev. Harry Luce on the provi
dential escapes of themselves and their
families. W. D. Crockett read an
overture relating to systematic giving
In the churches, instead of the ir
regular fashion now observed by the
Rev. W. F. Colclough offered a. reso
lution of thanks to tho officers and
members of tho First church, mention
ing In most complimentary terms tho
pastor and session, Elder L. T. Mattes,
chairman of tho entertainment com
mittee, the ladles who had furnished
delicious lunches, the choir and or
ganist, tho telephone company, the re
porters and press, and tho moderator,
Dr. Stewart. Tho resolution was ex
pected. MR. MATTES' REPLY.
L. TV Mattes made a graceful little
speed of appreciation of all the niro
thingfi said In tho resolution about the
First church and the people. Mr.
Mattes has worked untiringly for tho
success of the sessions.
Rev. Mr. Colclough offered the clos
ing prayer and the session adjourned
with the benediction to meet at Forty
Fort, May 35, to act upon the dissolu
tion of pastoral relations.
NEW KIND OP A CURER.
Disrobing Act a Strong Feature with
a Jermyn Man Who Claims
Ability to Do Things.
A psculiar case between some Hun
garian residents of Jermyn was before
Squire Mendeison at Mayfleld Wednes
day evening. Frank Dimrock had
Andrew George arrested on the charge
ot practicing the black art, and also
for assault and battery. According to
the evidence brought out at the hear
ing. Dimrock had a sick cow and
George went to him and declared his
ability to cure It.
The manner In which he "was to ef
fect the cure required that the wife
of the owner of the cow go to the
barn at midnight and disrobe. She
had ccrvcln words to sa' while
walking around the sick cow, and
during this performance the faith
ourist was engaged in burning certain
herbs in a vessel. The woman at first
llatly refused to disrobe, but her hus
band insisted that if she did so the
row would get well and the woman re
luctantly complied and performed her
part, walking around the sick bovine
nine times and stepping across It four
times, as directed by the cow doctor.
The owner of the cow did not pay
him his fee of 50 cents at'the time, but
decided to wait to see if there was any
Improvement in tho condition of the
There was no change, however, and
after a few days George came to
collect his fee, which was again re
fused him, with 'tho result that a
tight ensued, hence tho suit. 'Squire
Mendeison mulcted the defendant in
the sum of $13 fine and costs, which
the doctor managed to pay after con
A FRIEND IN NEED.
To the Pennsylvania Casualty Co,,
Gentlemen: Some time ago one of
your agents called upon me 'and offered
to sell me one of your health policies.
I became at once impressed with the
liberality of the contract and decided I
could Invest $4 of my money in no better
manner. At the time I did not think I
would so soon realize the bcnellts of
On March 15, 1001, an abscess ap
peared behind my ear and Incapaci
tated me from performing tho duties
of my occupation for nearly five weeks.
I leally believe that the thought that
I had a policy In your company hast
ened my recovery because it relieved
my mind of any financial worry. Your
check for $41.28 at J10.00 a week could
come to me in no better time.
Assuring you that us long as you nre
willing I will renew my Health Policy
ami shall do all in my power to In
fluence my friends to take insurance in
your company, and thanking you again
for your promptness In settling my
claim which became due yesteiduy, I
remain, Respectfully youts,
Horton W. Ferguson.
Scranton, P.i April IS, ldOI.
Appreciate Mahon's Shops; easy from
the first time you wear them, 324
Rowing Regatta, Cayuga Lake,
Ithaca, N. Y.
For tli" ubnvo occasion, ticket agents
ot the Lackawanna rnilioad will sell
excursion tickets to Ithuca and re
turn at rate of one-way faro for tho
loitud trip, good going May 29 und re
luming to May 31, Inclusive,
There Is a satisfaction u having tho
"latest, thing" In mutters of-dress.
Mahon's Shoe Store is not only up-to-date,
but ahead of tho times. 3J
Spring Excursion to Washington.
Tho Central Railroad of New Jersey
will sell excursion tickets to Wash
Ingtou for all tialns on Apiil 21th.
good to leturn on or before May 3rd, at
!j7.7i for the iouihI trip.
Some "Swell" Footwear.
Tho very latest shapes and no
fashionable leathers aie icpresentoil in
Malawi's "Queen Quality" line of foot
wear. 82$ Lackawanna avenue.
Smoke the f'oconu 5c. cigar
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FACTS AND FIGURES ABOUT
THE CITY PAY ROLL.
Average Pny o tho Thirty-Six Men
Doing' Administrative Work Is
$1,733 For Ycnr, While tho Gen
eral Average for All Men Outside
tho Police and Fire Departments
Is About S12S a Month or $5 Per
Day Still There Is a General De
mand for Bettor Remuneration.
Thirty-six men and 'boys, who are
connected with tho executive depart
ment of the city government, draw an
nual salaries amounting to $62,3S0, or
nn average of $1,733 apiece. Only two
of all this force nro not laymen, and
very few outside of these two earned
one-lralf as much as the nibovo avcrago
salary before they entered the scrVlco
of tho city. This average would be In
creased to $2,000 If the extra compen
sation received by some of the officials
from the school district was added.
Tho total assessed valuation of the
city is $22,000,000. Tho tax levy for gen
eral city purposes is ten mills. Tho
total revenue for general purposes Is
$220,000. TJie whole amount of money
paid In salury and wages Is $191, S00, or
ubotiL four-fifths of tho whole. This
meant that of every penny tho tax
payers contributes for general city
purposes eight mills goes into officials'
Tho laborers and others In tho street
commissioner's) gang are not included
In the above calculations.
When tho $45,710 which goes to 63
men In the fire department and the
$53,600 which goes to the 51 men In the
police department Is taken from the
total it leaves $02,400 to bo divided
among 63 men, an average remunera
tion of $1,468.
To summarize: One official, the treas
urer, receives In salary, school district
commissions and other sources, $12,000;
eight of the highest officials receive
$32,000, or an average of $4,000; thirty
six officials and subordinates, who have
what might be called desk jo'bs, receive
$62,380, or $1,733 apiece on an average;
sixty-three men, which includes all tho
above and such others as are not at
tached to the police or fire departments,
receive $92,490, or $1,46S on an average,
and the total of 127 men, which includes
about everybody on the pay rolls, ex
cepting ward assessors and street
laborers, receive 5167.1S0, or $944 ot an
One of these gentlemen of the pay
roll had a communication in the papers
the other day, complaining of the way
the councils ground him down In the
matter of remuneration.
Others of these officials were scandal
ously Indiscreet in the way theyjobbled
with the estimates committee to secure
moie salary allowances.
Only ono head of department did not
seek extra salary allowances.
Tho recorder conducts a private busi
ness, which occupies a goodly part
of his time every day and his office
force seldom works more than six
hours and a half a day, the office be
ing opened nt 9 o'clock nnd closed at
The city treasurer conducts a private
business and is only in his office for
brief periods dining the .day; in fact
he Is very seldom there. His force
is extremely busy at two seasons oC
tho year, the lime of transcribing the
tax duplicates and the last few weeks
of the tax collecting period. At other
times they are quite at leisure. v
The city solicitor conducts a private
business and is not in his office more
than a few hours a day.
The city controller conducts a pri
vate business. Is seldom In his office
scarcely ever does any work there
and his force does not work on an av
erage more than six and one-half hours
The director of public safety con
ducts a private business, but at pres
ent Is generally to be found at city
hull during the business hours of the
The delinquent tax collector conducts
a private business. He has not yet
been provided for by an appropriation
and has no occasion to be at city hall.
Two of tho five city assessors are
engaged in private enterprises.
Two of tho salaried men of the health
department have occupations other
than those for which the city pays
This mention of the manner In which
the city officials divide their time be
tween the work of the city and enter-
J prises of a private nuture is not to be
The fads and fancies of the
hour aie here shirts with
attached cuffs made Horn
good quality cheviot others
with two pairs of cuffs
plaited bosom some, plain
colors, all good style and
An unusual large line of
the fi.oo kind too.
HAVE YOU SEEN WHAT WE HAVE IN
Odd Boxes of Stationery?
At prices that will surely iuterest you. The
above may be seen in our display window. , .
REYNOLDS BROS. $?
lift 7.1' t ;'Ly' -J'
to- filit -"
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Wholesale Liquor Dealers, 216 Lackawanna Ave.
taken as a charge that they do not do,
or have others do. the work of their de
partments; und that same generally In
a satisfactory manner. It Is merely
to show that the city which pays tho
fnlrly decent living wuges as shown
nbovo and which Is beset on all sides
to grant a very substantial Increase In
these aforesaid wages Is not a very
In other words, If the men on the
city's pay roll should form a union and
go out on strike for more pay and less
work, tho community at large, after
making investigations such as the ob
servations in this nrtlcte are based on,
would begrudglngly extend Us sym
pathy to tho strikers nnd hesitatingly
go deep down In pocket to contribute
money to Jiclp them carry on their
At least there are those who wilt
Ask for Kelly's union crackers.
314 Washington avc., Scranton, Is tho
best and most reliable place to pur
chase a good Piano. It will pay you
to call and get prices and terms. J. W.
For stout women, at 'Mahon's
Store, 328 Lackawanna avenue.
The diagram for Miss Ethel New
comb's piano-forte recital remnlns open
today at Powell's store to subscribers
only. The concert is on April 23rd.
Smoke the new Kleon cigar. 5c.
Ask for Kelly's union crackers.
One hundred and twenty
pairs of Youths' Fine Satin
Calf Lace Shoes, solid leather
insoles and counters, little
horse shoes in the heels,
patent back stays, and every
pair worth $1.25.
Sizes 1 2 to 2
Special for Today
Ladies and Gent's
Suits to Order S13.50 up to $35.00.
All kinds of repairing', cleaning: and
pressing done while you wait.
King Miller, Merchant Tailor
rou i..nii:s axu cknti-hmk.v,
435 SPRUCE STREET.
City with a
First-Class Stock of
Mercereaii & Conneil,
132 Wyoming Avenue,
Of the weather this time of
year makes one appreciate a
certainty. Your pocketbook
and fancy will be satisfied to
a certainty with our
Green Valley Rye
Cold type cannot do justice
It makes no difference
how high your pride is
the quality and style of
our Negligee Shirts at
$1.00 are high enough to
305 Lackawanna Avenue.
725-32T Penn Avenue,
Those IVIm Ari- I.onl.lng tor Ilcll.ible nd P"
H..IC a sWt -;,iil!, if llicy will call liif fiif
Most pciMiTH li.no a t.i-tc tor thole thins. ""I
II. .il U wli.it u tell. MaiiliUUn. itnd otln-i inllf
413 SPBUCE STREET.
HENRY BELIN. JR.,
Oncral Astnt for H" "ftjomir.B Dijtrlit ut
Mining, Muslins, Spot tins. Smol.flKe and ln
ltcpjiino Cliinl(dl Compaq's
Mfdv t'u-f, Cips anil i:plodci.i. Hcom I'll ton.
ncll lliiildlns ,Krjntcn.
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Pooily made, Improperly hun
shades arc a constant annoyanoe
no matter how good 'the ma
teiiul may bo, Wo have men
whoso business it Is 'to make and
They are experts in their line,
and nlwuys secure- the best po
Wo can.v a full lino of
ic.nly nude iliJiiej at all
pikci, LeulnuUis a ln
CREDIT VOUP CERTAINLY!
WYOMING A V EN IT.
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