The Scranton tribune. (Scranton, Pa.) 1891-1910, June 22, 1901, Page 8, Image 8

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Closing Exorcisos Held Yeaterday in
Prof. David Owona Room Child
ren Day tit Plymouth Church
Tomorrow Auction Sale of Child
ren at Salvation Army Events of
Today West Side Tennis Club
Will Play News Notes and Per-
Tho teucliPiH nntl pupils of llio West
Sernnton public schools wore busily
engaged yestetdtiy In muklut? their
. Ilnal examinations mid preparation'
for the usual promotion.-,. At No. 13
school, twenty-live out of n class of
twenty-nine isif(i(.t .OiocTtlsfiilly for
admission Into the High school next
terin, and No. H will send a class of
eighty, the largest In the history of
the. olty, while No. It! will send seven
The ("Irainmnr 1?
No.. IS, l!i, at and
enter tho lirainninr
nt No. 1) school.
mid e pupils nf
"-' will next term
U mul O grades
PromntloiiH were
made In all of the other school room
grades according to nieilt. Tin; mimes
of the graduating class of (Irainniar
A from No. la school, of which l'rof.
David Owens Is principal, are as fol
lows: Nellie House, Kmnia Kd wards, Tela
Heck, rtachael James, Anna John,
Anna Jones', Jane Jones, Stella Jones,
Kiln. Jones, KllKiiheth Lewis, Amanda
Morgan, Irene Moses, Carrie Peters,
Kdna. Parsons, Flossie Kundle, Mary
Knlnoy, Kva 'I'liomas, Clara Vclth,
Annie Williams, Bertram Thomas,
"Wilfred Thnnuis, Kllsworlh Williams,
Klmer Collins, ."Michael Tulfy, W. W.
The class prophecy at No. 1,1 sclinol
was made by -Miss Kllzabclh Lewis,
who foretold the future of her class
mates In a very pleasing and amus
ing manner. Duets were rendered by
Nellie House and fda Heck, and Anna
nnd Stella Jones. Kva Thomas and
Amanda Moigon recited, and Clara
Veith gave an instrumental solo,
l'rof. Owens was obliged to sing the
Popular song, "Dolly Gray" before
bchool closed.
Auction Sale of Children.
The mueh-lalked-cf "Auction Sale
of Children" was held at the Salva
tion Army barracks, on Price street,
Inst evening, and while it did not at
tract as large a crowd as expected,
Up Millinery
For want of room. That's our position in a nut shell,
consequently the entire stock on hand is being
Offered for One-Half and OneFourth
Present season's values. Everything is of the latest
and best, and there are no chestnuts or shop-worn
goods in the department.
Just a Few Price Examples
Fine straw sailors, all sizes
and really good makes. 1 Q .
Choice 1t
They're all up to date styles.
Ladies trimmed hats, neat
styles andworth four CA-
times the sale price...
This lot is full of surprises.
Scores of Other Millinery
Ladies' Underwear
Only one of many specials named here, Ladies' Ecru
Vests, fine ribbed and beautifully finished, with or
without wing and with low necks. The 25c 1Q
s quality at......... 1L
-Notions Department
The New Suspender Clasp
f Belts, for ladies' wear, in a
ifull range of plain and fancy
-colors, will be sold to- C
tnorrow for Jv
' nen's Furnishings
, Men's Dollar Negligee
! Shirts, a full new line of
nig", grade negligees for to
morrow, but they're not like
ordinary $1,00 shirts, because
they are not. Choice jI AA
ou Saturday piUU
Globe Warehouse
those who did nttend tvere evidently
pleased with tho entertainment pi"
vlcleil, The exercises opened with ro
citations and singing by the children,
and then came the alleged auction,
This was nothing more than a
means of allowing that Christianity
cannot bo outbid by pleasure, fashion,
fame, education or money. The auc
tioneer was George Capwell, and the
different characters were represented
by Mrs. Itoberts, Mrs. Price, Mr.
House, Samuel I.lbby, David Jones
and (.'nptnln Price.
The latter followed with a short talk
on the value of Christianity, nfter
which the children nnd patrons weio
served with Ice orenin nnd enkc.
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Children's Day Exercises.
The n initial Children's Day exer
cises will ho hold tomorrow morning
nnd evening at the Plymouth Congio
gational church, which will take the
place of the regular services, The
Home school will render In the morn
ing what Is known as "The Churactcr
Building Service." Tho programme
will be under the direction of Super
intendent K. 10. Kvans and Chorister
Oomer Iteese.
At 2.15 p. m., similar exercises will
be held nt the Sherman Avenue mis
sion Sunday school. A chorus or
seventy-live children will be heard
and musical and literary features en
Joyed. These exercises will bo re
pented at the Plymouth church In tho
evening, commencing at 7.30 o'clock,
under the direction of Chorister
Klehnrd Phillips and Organist Kllm
beth A. Marchnnt.
Racing on the Speedway.
That tho owners of three local
horses might satisfy themselves ns to
the relative merits of their respective
steeds. Albert Wicks, "William limning
nnd Mr. Scott, all of North Hyde
Park avenue, arranged a friendly
match race, which was run recently
on the Klnihurst boulevard speed
way;. The first beat was won by "Wicks'
horse, the second by Scott's and the
thlid by the AVecks horse, which was
declared the winner by Boferee(
Henry Justin. Another match between
the some horses Is being arranged for
a date to be anonunced Inter.
West Side Tennis Club.
The following games have been ar
ranged for today by the "West Side
Tennis club:
Mixed singles Charles 1". Daniels,
Mabel Crist: men's singles John It.
Kd wards, Herbert Chatflcld; mixed
doubles Oeoigo Waters. Anna May;
Tllchnids, Palmer Williams, Anna
Mason: mixed singles Eli Harris,
Edna Evans.
Entertainment and Social.
The following programme will bo
rendered this evening at the talent
social and entertainment, which will
be held at the homes of Miss Esther
Hughes, 312 Thirteenth street: Piano
s-olo,Alda Atkinson: recitation, Annie
Thomas: violin solo, Cordelia Owens:
recitation, Rlodvvin Jenkins; piano
solo, Mlts Laura De Gruchy; rccita-
High class trimmed mil
linery of exqusite Workman
ship, choicest materials, artis
tic creations for ladies of taste
who appreciate style and
quality combined. Prices
$5.00, $3.00. $1,98 QO
Fine pattern hats idcluded
in above quotations.
Bargains Just as Attractive
Ladies' Waists
Beautiful Gingham Shirt
Waists, made with full front
and tucks and pleats in back.
A fiue one dollar waist TQr
Art Department
Two great items for Satur
urday shoppers;
iS-iuch Ruffled Satin Pil
lows, in beautiful art A Cr
designs tJL
20-inch Plaiu Top, Ruffle
Pillows, very hand- ZC-
some..,,., ,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,, "Jv
lion Naomi Clrimthsi aolo, Sarah
Lewis, whistling solo, B. F. Hughes
quartette piano solo, Esther Hughes.
Funeral of B, Langford.
ItflV. H, C. McDeimolt, poslor of
tho Simpson Methodist Kplscopnt
church, officiated at the funeral of the
hito llonjnmln Langford yesterday
afternoon, The services were bold at
tho house, 132 South Seventh street.
The pnll bearers were ,T. A. Nlcholls,
W. A. Itortreo, John Lynn and John
Klnnncry. The Interment was made
In Cambria cemetery.
Jnckson Street Baptist Church.
The board of trustees think It wlso lo
extend the time for the return of tho
talent money to July 17 Instead of June
A business meeting will ho held nt
tho close of the prayer meeting Thurs
dny evening, June 27, Business of Im
portance Is to come up,
Wo go on a Joint excursion this yenr
with the Penn Avenue Baptist church
to Lakn Loitmn. Tickets for adults
will only be 0 cents, and children, :!0
cents. Let us see how many can come.
July It.
Kvott things up on the board at the
end of June,
Tho choir gave a good concert to
Olyphant this week before an appre
ciative audience.
Misses Elizabeth Davis. Ma Hughes
mid Esther Hughes will conduct a
talent .social this evening at 321 Thir
teenth street, for tho benefit of the
Jackson Stieet Baptist church.
Miss Esther Davies, of South Main
avenue, returned home yesterday af
ternoon from Manslielil State Normal
The services In the I.ollevue Welsh
Cnlvinlstlc Methodist church tomor
row morning at 10 o'clock will bo in
the Welsh language; In the evening
at fi o'clock, la the English language.
Sir. D. N. Dershimer. of Blakely. is
(he guest of Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Der
shimer, of South Mnln avenue.
Evangelist Niebel preached from
Hie Clospel wagon tc a large crowd at
the corner of Main avenue and Jack
son street last evening.
The Franklins and Columblas made
a very creditable showing In the par
ade Inst evening.
Joslah Thomas, of Decker's court,
was injured in the Oxford mine on
Thui.Mlyy by n falling clutch.
Thomas Francis, of Bloom street,
was Injured by a fall of roof in th"
Believue mines on Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. D. D. Evans, elnugh
tor, Stella, and son, Daniel, will
leave today for the Pan-American ex
position. DUNM0RE DOINGS.
Commencement Exercises of Bor
ough High School "Will Be Held
Thursday Night.
Tile commencement exercises of the
Dunmore High school will br held on
Thursday evening, June 117, at "Wash
ington ball. The class this year num
bers seventeen, twelve being In the
commercial course, and five In tho gen
eral course. The valedictory and salu
tatory honors were carried off by Miss
Agnes Oillngan and Miss Sara. Byrne,
respectively. Those in the general
course were: Misses Agnes Oilllgan,
Sam Byrne, Jennie Davis, Eleanor 1
Murphy and Earl Altenioso. Those In
the commercial course were: Misses
Eva Clcary, Mary ('!. May, 'Catherine
A. llaggerly, Nellie O. Clark, Helen
II. O'Malley, Margaret A. McGlIl, Min
nie E. Perdou Campe, Catharine J.
Corcoran, Nellie O. Duffy, and Messrs.
James J. Carroll, Walter E, J.lsk, Pat
rick F. Starkey.
Tho following programme will he
rendered: Class song; salutatory. Miss
Sara Byrne; reading, "Sherman's
March," P. Starkey; essay, "Power of
the New Century, Jennie Davis; ora
tion, "Advance of Journalism," "Wal
ter J.isk; song, ".Morn P.ise," class;
essay, "Wanted, a Roy," Eleanor Mur
phy; reading, "The Second Trial,"
Mary May; rending, "As the Moon
Hose," Nellie Chirk; song, "Down In
the Dewy Dell," class; oration, "Mon
roe Doctrine," Earl; essay,
"Business Education," Eva. Cleary;
song, "The Fisherman," class; vale
dictory, "The Influence of Good liter
ature," Agnes Oilllgan; address, Hew
O. S. Warner; presentation of diplo
mas, by A. E. Haggerty, secretary of
school board; farewell song, class.
At the Ohurchea.
Dunmnt'o Presbyterian church Hev.
W. F. (ilbbons, pastor. Services at
10.110 a. 111. and T.Iif) p. in. Morning
.subject, "Fellowship in Christ." At
the evening service the pastor will
begin a series of sermons on "Home
Religion." Sunday school at 12 o'clock,
Tripp Avenue Christian church lie v.
J. D. Dabiioy, pastor. Morning topic,
"Tho Old mid tho New"; evening
topic, "What Calvary Is to Me." Sun
day school at 10 o'clock; men's meet
ing at CIS p. m. Kverybody made wel
come. First Methodist Kplsenpal church
l!cv, Charles Henry Newing, pastor.
Services nt 10,:i0 a. m. and 7,;:0 p. in.
Tho pastor will preach both morning
and ovenlng, Morning subject, "Tlie
Why of Prayer"; evening subject, "The
Center of tho Univeri-e." .Sunday
school ut L',"0 p, in, Mid-week church
prayer meeting, Wednesday evening at
7.45 o'clock.
Borough Brovitea,
Tho Woman's Christian Tomperanco
union held a very successful social at
tho homo of Amos AVaslier, on Shoe
maker avenue, last night. Largo num
bers wero In attendance, ami a neat
sum will bu added lo tho society's
treasury us a result of the nffalr,
Tho Ladles' Aid society of tho Pres
byterian church will hold their basket
plcnio at Nay Aug Park today. All
members of the church and congrega
tion are urged to ho present at least
part of tho day,
Prof. M. D. Hovard has returned
from Stroiidshurg Normal school, where
ho was ono of the state examining
board, Ho reports that tho students
from this place were all successful hi
passing tho cllflteult examination of
the statu board. Thoso attending
school there from tills placo are the
Misses Lucy Heal, Mabel Kelly, Hose
McDonald and Kathryu McDonald,
Among the graduates at Wyoming
seminary this week wns George Kills,
of Church street. Ho has succeeded
In taking the three year course In two
years and was un honor man In his
Mrs. Kllleen and Miss Sallle Yost, of
MeKeensburg, aro visiting at Oscar
Yost's home on Hlakcly street.
Mr, and Mrs. Holllday, of Hawley,
aro visiting ut Hoyal Tuft's, on Hluf ly
Diplomas Were Conferred Upon tha
Graduates by Rev. E. J. Molley.
Programme Rendered by the
PupllB-Baby Show This After
noon in Connell Park Frizes That
Aro Offered to the Prnttiest Babies,
Philip Clifford of Stono Avonue
Had His Hand Injured.
The annual commencement exercises
of Ht, John's parochial school were held
yesterday afternoon In tho school on
Fig street, when diplomas were con
ferred upon the following graduates by
Hev. E, J. Melloy: Christopher T. Bo
land, Thomas J, McDerntott, Helen B.
Mangiin, Anna B. l.iivelle, Margaret It.
Haggerty, Mary V. l.uiigan, Bridget L.
Brown and Agnes C. Kcnrdon. After
the graduating honors were conferred
an entertainment was given by tho
pupils, at which the following pro
gramme was rendered:
l'lourr Mrcclhiir Minims
Piano-), Atiiwn II. CooU, M. Hoilip, 1..
Coj nc. M. llolaml.
Utile PriMler Small Ilnys
.rrnmpani-ln, Ml urn S. TIitiw' ami II. Iloljnil.
itll.'fiHn-f.ori. MM A. Lnvclle
Cinderella. In flower I.iml Imonilo Opcietla
AcToniuiiiK K, 'I lei my nnd M. Poland.
IfcNy-OiniliMclli .Mix M. Kilcoyiiu
Tiscr I.lly and Holly Uncle, Proud Sister.
Miis C, Mnnny, MKh V. 0'M.illey
I'lince Sunshine M.i'lcr 0. Denipscy
lloliln lied M.Kler K. OllllH
I'n My floei-Mollicr Miss A. Kelley
Violin Solo M.nter M. Smith
Star llrlli Boys
I'miiim, Mifive.s A. I..ivcl!n and M.
Tlicj 'Jen Virgin (pantomime) Seniors
Iteritod hv Ml.i II, llinwn.
Itecll.ition (Selit'lrd) Mnter C. T. Roland
I'honn, liny-.
Summer Glee Donlrclte
l', Miv! A. I. nolle.
Mai'p of Kom-s
Piano?, )lf.p I,, Coyne and A. I.aelle.
Violins I', 'iieiney and M. Smilli.
Drama SiM.n Jubilee
Silvia, l'roplirliv-, Daughter ol l.ota,
Jliw M. O'Malley
K-tlier, (jiK'pn of IVi-i.i Misl II, ManKan
ll.unpli of Kpliiiam Mater C. T. Floland
Z It liia. Ids wife Mim II. Ilrmvn
Meklila, Koin.i, It.uliel, Soplionia, Atlialla,
JUiinlilet.s of,
Mi XI. O'Connor, li-. Xf. T.:uigaii, Xlhs
A. Ileardon, II. Xlilion, Xlis A. I.a-u-lle.
Ijlem, nlias Inonia Xllss II. Co.iiib
lint.1, Xlnllierof Silvia Ml-s XI. Ilaegertv
Kpim, tllliier in Court o( IMher.T. ,1. Xrellermnlt
1. idles of tlie Court.
llecdamal ion XI.iler T. .1. MtRermntt
t'la?s Soiie",
Piano. XII- XI. Poland.
The exercises closed with an address
by Father Melley.
Bftby Show.
At the lawn social to bo given nt
Connell park this afternoon, the chief
feature will be a baby show. This Is a
novelty on the South Side, hut It Is
hoped that all mothers will accept the
Invitation to come and bring their little
folks under three and a half years of
age. Hables will be grouped Into throe
sections, and all persons attending the
social will have an opportunity to give
their decision as to the prettiest In
each section. Prizes will be given to
the babx- In each section receiving the
largest number of votes.
Prizes: First group, tinder twelve
months, high chair, presented by Helen
Council; second group, between one
and two years, pair of slippers, pre
sented by Nettleton; third group, be
tween two and three and a half years,
one dozen photos, presented by J.
A chance on a $ gold piece will be
given. The park will be opened by tho
city ofllclals at 2 o'clock.
T'hlllp Clifford, of Stone avenue, had
his right hand badly Injured at the
South mill yesterday, while braUeing
on one of tlie small locomotives,
John D. Qulnn, of this sido, lias re
turned home, after a year's stay at
Notre Dame, Indiana.
Joseph HaiinieU-, of Mt. St. Mary's
college, .Mel,, Is spending his vacation
with his parents on this side.
Thomas Uarrett has returned home,
after a week's stay at tlie Pun-America
u exposition.
i no moeting and rehearsal of the
iTunger Maennerchor was well attended
last evening. After the rehearsal an
enjoyable smoker was held, brief ad
dresses were made by some of the
members a splendid programme
Pea Conl $1.50 a Ton Delivered,
to South Side, central city and central
Hyde Park. Address orders to J, T.
Sharkey, 101 1 Cedar avenue. 'Phono
Mns, DAvrn olmstkad, of noi-
llsterville, died Thursday morning,
June 20, after an illness of live weeks,
aged -17 years, she Is survived by her
husband and eight children. The
luneral will take place ut :uo o'clock
Saturday afternoon In the .Methodist
Kplsenpal church hoie. Interment In
HolIIstervllle cemetery.
KRV. JOHN A. KVANS, former pas
tor of the West Marlset Street Unptlst
church, passed away nt his homo last
evening, after a lingering illness of
twelve months. According to the ex.
piessed wish of tho deceased tho fu
neral will he strictly private. Details
will bo published Inter.
Main avenue and Hampton street, died
last evening. She Is survived by her
husband and four children. The
funeral will ho announced inter.
The funeral of the late David O. "WIN
liaius will take place this afternoon
from tho homo nf David Stephens, on
Fourteenth street, Interment will bo
made In Washburn street cenietry.
The fiinni'al'nf tho S-year-ohl son or
Mr, mid Mr. Patrick Hitler, of Fig
street, will take place this afternoon
trom tho residence. Interment will bo
made In the Cuthedral cemetery. The
chlhl died Thursday, after a tveek's Ill
ness, i
Would use Kemp's IlaNam tor llio Throat and
l.ui'S). It fo curing more Cousin, ('oldi,
Att lima, Ilrondiltl', Croup and all and
I. unit Troubles than auj i.tlicr Medicine. The
tronMoi' ha authorized any diuijijlst to give
on u Sample Hot lie l-'uo (o com inc. e ou ol the
in i it of ttiU h-reat .remedy. Price 2Jc. iud OU.
i mmWifan n lined liy onr new nroces are lin.
penloiii to action of bad water. KTIIAIOIIT.
WAV PI'. MI'S are made especially for inlnltiff
Motkt Rlc lieltrr iutlfac(lott, nnd lal Ionic
rr, tlian nny nllier. Our new I'OUNtlHV
brans mid lion, ii tiow In operation, "(loml
casllnns when iitomkeil."
Scranton steam Pump Co,
Tclcplionc, thecn llldi?e lUd,
In this week' Imuc ot Hie I'nlleil sidles
trensury reports rerehril by Internal Itcicniio
Collector 1'. I'. IVntnati tliero npprnri a com
ruiiiileullon fiom CoiumlMloner .1. W. Verto.
which ehcil." light upon n limtler regn-illni which
there linio been many local Impilillei. It iletln
Itely Mntr.1 that hank, and ntntloncn o.itmot
male ctaliiH ni (renernt ngcuts lor (heir nil
toineri tor the ledeinption, o Imprinted Mump-,
ptiiclnuctt from them, They may, however, pur.
(Iinio the "lamp- back, and, n lion.i fide nwnri,
present rhiiina in tlielr ou names for reitemp,
Hon, without regard lo the minilicr piiiilnwd
from eith ni'lonier. The rc.iioti- ctirn for hanks
and MatloiKM not bclmr allowed tn act ? Ren
rial aircnts nie, as the nt.itimieis nr ofllciia ot
hank- cannnt Kener.illy make nil iillid.uil that
their last owners are not Imlililril tn the I'nlled
Slates, or they ale tin; bona tide owners
of Hie stumps pimenteil for reildiiplion, or such
others facts as aio to mpport all
rl.iims, they cannot lie ieroKiil.ed ns duly ipulU
fled nunits for the pir-cnlatlon of claims tor
their cutomeii.
Ill all cased whero the.ettnnps sir pnrrha'rrl
by banks or utationei-s from the original cus
tomeis and claims arc then made for redemption,
it will lie neiesMiry In uildllloii to the cviileiiec
now reipilred in support of claims for each claim
lo ho aciomp.inied by n certitleatc duly sinned
by the flirty from whom the Mumps weie pur
chased, petting forth the alwiluto sale anil trans,
fer of caid stamp! lo rlalni.nit, nnd dhowlnir, in to
Hie stamps purchased fiom caili ruslotiier, llio
name of the peiion from whom puichaed, ilalu
of order upon whieli they weic imprinted, In
whose, favor order waa l-iied, the name of the
collector who issued It, nnd the name ot the con.
tractor who imprinted the stimpi nnd the Hum
her of stimps contained tlieuln. Any number o(
such may bu covered by one claim, but
eacii lot of stamps pirn based trom a customer
should be wi.ipped Kepaiately and tlie package
fo inaikpcl that it ran be identified on the sclu'd.
ale. All Hie stamps colored by the one claim
should be placed tosethcr in one package and
be m.iiked for ideutllicition, auil foiuaided as
in other
The mcmliers of select connell who f.nor lie
adoption of the otdinanee awarding a fiaiuhie
to the Cenlinl Ilapid Tiatisit Stieet Kaitway t otn
pany were I'oiiKiatulatini; one another eateiilay
at the successful manner in width they pic
ler.led Ihemseiies fiom Iriug led Into a hrmitlliil
little (rap, whieli they claim was laid for them
at Thursday night's meeting by the opponents
of the oiilinantc. It will be icmcmbercd
the ordinance was called up on second leading
by Hie opponents and parsed by a ote of thirteen
to seven, tbiee of Hie nirmhois who bavi! here
tcfote been iolcntly opposed to its pavage ot
iug in faior of it. When Hie cliatr had all
iionrrcd that the oidiiiamo bad passed second
leading, Mr. UcAndiow, one of its opponents,
moled tliat it pass third reading. Scleral per.
sons weic suipii-cd tlie next moment to lieir
Mr. rirnions, a friend of Hie measure, move
il tie postponed, 'this motion prevailed.
Surpilsp was e.xptesed thai .Mr. (lemons did
lint let Hie nicisiue go to the third anil linat
reading when Hie thirteen mrmhcis seemed to be
ready to vote for it. Mr. demons evidently knew
very well what he was about, as tin: story was
rurieiit yesterday that Hie thiee ineuiliirs who
tinned and oted for tlie measuie on second read,
big merely did so to lead the other side Into
agieeing lo let it come up on thiid leading.
It is slated that if tie; vote on third reading
was taken Hie-e membeis would have voted
against Hie ordinance and tliat it would have
failed of passage. Then under Hie inles of select
council it unild not been brought upon
agiin this j oar unless by a two-thirds ote tin
rules weie suspended.
The opening of Hie slnit waist .enenn calls lo
mind the fact that the genuine shitt waist for
men wiiiih was promised last season has not
been foi Incoming. Mr. White, of tlie Iheodnie
A. White Manufacturing company, stales Hut .the
shirt waists of our childhood, which were but.
toned to kniikeihr.ckeis, have been found want
ing, and tint none nf Hie leading manufacturers
would w-nturc In place them on the maiket.
Mr. White, however, shows beautiful designs in
negligee sliiits, whieli contain plaited bosoms
and aie cut with a lulliic.-s in the hack which
glics the shirt waist q'lfect and makes Hie gar
ment cool and rijnfortahlr on a summer day.
TkniKinds of these new designed garments for
the coatlcvi mm have already been tinned out
and they are proiiug to be the most popular
negligee sliilt cicr iiiliodiiccd lor Hie Use uf ar-ti-tie
Among Hie parliripants in Hie firemen's parade
last night was S, II, Stllhvcll, a member of the
Siiantnn Hook and Ladder company, who lias
been an ailhe member of the'depiituieiit since
IMi. lie is an of tho Nay Aug luc
ci.mpaiiy and scneil as duel of the file dep.iit
merit from lfsTi) to !:.! ii.clusne. At that time
only ,",01X1 a jear was appropiiatcd by the illy
for appaiatit', ilepiilmeiit e.spenses, piiicba'e of
liase, etc. During ex-l liief Stillwi-ll's term an
Injunction ,is giantcd by .ludjr llaiidley le
sli. lining the city nl'tlt i.ils iimii creating any
iiiileblc.lne-S'but Hie older was afterwards modi
fied in m lar as Hie lire depailuieut was Uni
term il. The d.'pArl incut was then ruuiposeil ti(
eighteen companies, Willi live steamen. Only
H.'irt a year appropiiatcd for tlie thief's sal
aiy, and engineers of steamers leceiicd f 1.10 per
annum and liiciuiii of riisliic, stO,
One of the leading ailiclei In Hie .bine num
ber ot Vanity I'air M llio fust of a nuies of
"I'oollight rabies" fiom Hie itr-atile pen of
lolin II. Illai l.wocil, fnrinrily city editor of 'I lie
Tilbune, who is now iliaiit.itic editor of the Wash
ington, P. C, Tunes, .Mr, lllackwnod, in addi
tion tn bis wnik on Hie Times, whldi lias at
tracted wide attention among theatrical people,
occ.slniially funis time or niagabio conlrilm
tliais ami the la-t sciles pinml-cs tn Ining lilui lime as an exponent of uptoilate
Amcilcau humor.
Dr. .fumes (', Wood, of Clucland, O., who
was yc-lerdiy elected pre-iihnl of Hie National
HouieopaHdi' .Mcillt.ll soclily at llio annual Hirel
ing at llitlillclil Spilngs, is well known in Sii.ui
toil, lie fieipiently ll-lls llr. Coolldge, who is
a tc. Tlie iloclor lias ahtajs shown a
KliMl ileal of inteicsl in iiieiltcal mailers heie,
p.utitul.iily In Hie welfaie of llio llaliiiemaiiii
bn-pltal. He was piisent at Hie til.t m.iillius
of llifi fiicnds who compo.-e I In- oig,ini..iloii and
spoke iciy cloipieiitiy hi its behalf.
In a letter in a fiirinl in this city, Y. N
fiolden, physical dim lor at the I'tnii-jlvani i
Slate college, slates that he will be in Scram
ton fclioitly to look up studuits.for the college,
and especially joung men who lane football
ciiulllir'. An exiellmt opporluuity will be of
bred to young men ilcslit.ii of gelling an nln-
Jtion. Mr. (loldtn may lie seen at the V. Si,
t'. A. hcadquailcrs dining hl stay in the
The liaiici-nme inili.ilt of llie licv. Dr. IMic-rt
1". V. I'li'i'ie, which il nn enliihltlnii nt Mejni1
(lit leii'. em S(HUiO utiiH't, It tlie uiii-ily of
W. OiUon .li'iic, v.lm ! u urcit .uliniirr nf tho
iloclor'd i'H,rililiic .Ml. .lniit'S lu lint lliu ili
luio ihlil.v fuini'il, uilli llio iiitriillem uf iic
hcutnig it a ft-,,- il.i,i luiu. - lo :i imilm! Ilii'inl in
New Yoik ill.
Tin' com ci t In lip ghcii l,v II.ui.u'h ImiuI .it
ilu new armory this l'U'iiiiik "ill be lli
most pIcuMiit miMial ciinlii nf tin' wivl;. 'Ili
iiiiUU'iio drill iimiiii nf llio aiinoi.v N lon-tnutiil
for tin' best elicit, in mi'lUiuii,, lie
uuiibtliK being nc'iiily I'HlVit.
MlM A. Siiiri ami Mb-i l.oui.-o Iuliiinn, ol
IliW tit', Merc iiH'inbu-i nf IliU .WJI' uiailnuiiii
cIjm at tlu MjlIiii.Ktolt comint, hi W ill.c-..
Il.iuc. Tim c.NculMi mcic! 1 1 c-1 1 1 after
nonn, If 1 lie bill elvhc I-U'Cire iniiiity .in a, Mil iun.i 1
law Jii'lee is avcit at 1 Ian I-Ijiii jr ami niuneil
b) llio itoicinni-. Attorney WiauU W. WhiMtun
will be aiiivluteil Judfo
Many Arc Graduates of Foreign Uni
versitiesTransfer to tho United
States Will Bring In a Hnco Issue
nnd May Ruin., TradeTho, People
Do Not Want It. ,
Tho better informed of the Danish
West Indian Islanders (nntl that
means soven-tenths ot the popula
tion, for the St. Thcmns negro in
probably hotter Informed tl-'jin antf
other man of his color) arc wntchlng
movements In Porto HIco, mul, In fact,
all legislation In tho United States
which affects Porto HIco. The one
resource of tho Islnnd Is the tradlnr
Interesls, the daily bread of nearly
all the. Inhabitants depends upon the
shipping In tho harbor. The drydock,
owned by a Hrltlsh syndicate, docs
a good business, and there are several
ship chandlers of good rating. '
The people look on It as inevitable
that the Islands must some day come
under American control, as Denmark
cariiiot afford to continue tho yearly
contribution of $lf,0,000 (approximate
estlmnte) to supply tho deficit. The
merchants do not seem pleased at
what they hear of American progress
In rnrto HIco, Kucli a thing ns n tar
iff Is unknown here, and such nn In
r.tltutloii Is considered an Impossibil
ity. With a closed port, tho opinion
seems to be that the Islands would be
worse off than now.
The Hamburg-American Steamship
line recently established a coaling sta
tion here, which It would have to give
i,p should tho port bo closed. Tho
French line nlso has a coal clock.
These steamship lines arc the heaviest
purchasers of supplies here, and It
would be a great loss to the Island to
lose their trade.
After the question of a free port, the
next objection Is the race question. It
Is an exception to meet a white man
here. The average American is sur
prised at the intelligence of the col
oreel people. Mauy of them have been
graduated from French, English or
Herman universities, and their general
knowledge of world affairs Is astonish
ing. It Is not rare to llnel a St. Tho
inian who speaks with apparent equal
fluency Kngllsh, French, Cicrman and
"If wo come under the American flag
how will be looked upon by the Ameri
can people'.'" asked a prominent mer
chant, who Is a negro. "We are na
turally anxious to know what our sta
tus will be. Now, we can send our
children to Europe to be educated, and
they will be received with the respeqt
duo them. We aro colored, hut we
have the refinement and education of
the white man, and we feel we are
their equals. We can go to England
or on the Continent without embar
rassment. Now, can you mention a
hotel in New York or any other Ameri
can city where wc would dare to reg
ister. "If wo come under American rule
our trade must be with America.
Could we go to the "United States to
purchase our stock without being hu
miliated V"
Should the United Slates acquire
these islands she will have a dlfllctilt
problem lo solve In the race question.
As a rule, however, the residents here
seem to expect annexation nnd are
prepared to meet the inevitable, but
they want to know at once the out
come of tho negotiations, which have
been under way for nearly two years.
It is generally believed that, should
the United States acquire the islands,
the governor of Porto HIco will bo
placed in charge with power to ap
point subordinates.
The government ofllces are now
mostly held by llauish subjects. Ou
account of their color the St. Thomlans
do not expect to succeed the retiring
Closing Exercises Conducted at No.
25 School Programme Rendered.
Other News Notes,
No, "." sehonl held Its closlnff oxer
cle.s yesterday iniirnlng: In tho audl
teiiliuii eiC the school, on the third
Hour. The programme wns opened by
the slnKiiiK of "America," followed by
an orBan .soln by Louise Norton, tho
youngest organist or pianist ' in this
part nC the city,
Sophia Snyder recited a selection,
mul Miss Marlon Hill played a violin
solo, accompanied by Prof, Itlchard
II, Martin, principal of the school.
Ono of the principal selections ren
dered during the progrr.innie was a.
solo by .Miss ficrlrudc Norton, en
titled, "Kvery Unco IIus u Flag but
the Toon," which ho sang In a clear
soprano voice.
Others on the programme were
Kdiiii Williams, recitation; I.oulso
Norton, solo; t'laia Snieed, rondliig;
I.ottle Ileale, violin solo; Helena llol
lister, recltiitlon: .selection by twelve
girls from Uraiiiiiiar IV grado; rcclta
t loll, Katie AleNiiintiru. Diplomas
were distributed niuone; tlio niembers
of the class which left tho school.
In tho Churches,
"illd-suiiiiuer morning services will
be held nt the North Main Avonuo
H.iptlst church. In the evening,
preaching at the regular hour; sub
Jei't. "Knoch Walked with (lod,"
('hlldii'u'.s Pay bus right of way
the Christian church tomorrow.
Illteen-niliiiito talk by tho pastor
the children at 11 a. in., followed
the regular sermon. At 7,110 p. in.
missionary prograiiimo by the school,
"The Hot lor Way," Voting People'.t
Society of Christian Kndeavor at 0.13
p. Hi
Told in a Few Liues.
Miss Klorenco Wullicr, teacher at
No. .'.1 school, and her sister, Mary
Walker, Instructress at the Oral
school, loft yesterday for HiilTalo, N.
Y where they will spend ton days,
then go to Michigan and thence to
llielr home in New York shite, whoio
they will spend the summer months.
Miss Kinlly l.'dgar. of Oneoula, N.
Y., is spending' a few days with
friends in this section.
Thonias Kvans, of Parker slreot,
was urrnlgiu'd before Alderman
Myers yesterday morning on tho
charge ot" assault nntl battery and
threats, the charges being preferred
by his wife, Sarah Kvans. After a
boa 1 1 n.7. he was committed to tho
county Jail in ilelault of '.'too ball,
address nf great Interest and I
un "Our Minerals, and How They
value on
Am Excellent Combination.
Tho pleasant method and bcneflctal
effects of the well known remedy,
Svnur of FitiB, manufactured by the,
CAMFonmA Km Sviiup Co., Illustrate,
t lovaliioof tibtuinliitf tho liquid laxa
tive, principles of plants known to bo
medicinally laxative and prcsontlnt
thcmln tho form most refreshing to tho
tasto nnd acceptable to tho system. It
Is tho ono perfect strengthening laxa
tive, cleanslnr- tho system effectually,
disponing colds, headaches and fevers
gently yet promptly nnd enabling-ono
to overcome habitual constipation per
manently. Its perfect freedom from
every objootionahlo quality and sub
htancc, and its acting on tlio kidneys,
liver nnd Iwwcls, without weakenine
or irritating" them, make it tho ideal
In the process of manufacturing figs
aro used, as thoy aro pleasant to tho
tast;, but tho medicinal qualities of tho
remedy nro obtained from senna one!
other aromatic: plants, by a mothoel
known to the California T'lo-Srnnp
Co. only. In order to get its beneficial
effects and to avoid imitations, pleaso
printed ou tho front of every package.
Forailo by oil Druggists. Price 50c. per bottle.
Scott & Co,
Our Introductory Sale of
Which Opened
Continues Throughout the Week.
In adding this department to our
Blowing business, the same high!
standard that characterizes our other
lines has been strictly adhered to,
nnd wo have no hesitancy in pro
nouncing our lino the equal in all re
spects to any ever shown in thl
With regard to
We would only say tliat an comparl
son you will find them
Corset Covers,
Skirts, .
Night Gowns, Etc
Wo are showing in the very ..newest,
conceptions and exclusive styles,
handsomely trimmed either in lace or
embroidery or as simple as you wane
Corset Demonstration Af
This Week
To which yen aro Invited.
126 Wyoming Ave
13 Inleresiril n ml bIiouHI know
about llio won (Infill
MARVEL Whirling Spray
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vnin.ii.i" to lu.up-i. siivi:i.'ii Hhjy
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T I tL IH.i'..,.frrtktl Mtr. 4 to 10 iA,)Bir.tM,tbuiM,l
(Vtnficl lllo"l folion. .Nirrom 11,1,1111). foil aibooi,'
ilJwH Vlirlrnf.lp .V Slrlclur.. (nil rulllnm, I'ad.nloit.i,flrunkriiOrilii.hidriirN,ornTrtlinonlrJ.lBi,ohl
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Are Obtained," was given by rjrof, II.
M. I.ane. prlii'ipal of uiotal mining and
shop practice, of llio Correspondence!
Schools, In tho Methodist Kplscopal
church, Thursday evening. Tho even
ing was rendered mnro eujoyablo by
excellent musical numbers by Miss
Vost, of lluiimore; Mrs, .1. H, Cousins,
Misses Hello i liven and Oenrgo May
Cure. K. i, lleiijanilu. president of tho
l.pworth league, and his assnelates de
serve great credit for I he class of en
tertainments they aro furnishing.
There will bo an outing to Dolphin
grove Saturday afternoon, and all
young women and girls desiring to
go are Invited to meet nt tho Young
Women's Christian association rooms
nt - o'clock. Bring your lunch and
come prepared to enjoy an afternoon
full of pleasure.
The flospol meeting Sunday after
noon ut .J.lii o'clock will bo lead by
Miss I.lzzlo Chrlslophel, All women
The Junior League nf tho Cedar
Avi-mio Melhodlst Kplscopal chinch
will celebrate their third anniversary
In the church next Tuesday evening,
June l!5, 1901. by giving an entertain
ment, conducting a sale of fancy ar
ticles, and serving Ice cream. Ticket.1
entitling' to admission, ice cream ami
calte, 15 cents. All are cordially In
vited. (i. I". and I.ynn Spencer, of Thomp
son, l'a., were callers fit the Cedar
avenue par;
this week.
sonacej on Wednesday 0
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