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THE SCRANTON TRIBUNE-TUESDAY, JULY 2, 1901.
THE PEOPLE'S EXCHANGE
a rorPLAn tleahiko house for ih W:
" tit of All Whn Have Ilou'ta to Hert, Real
Palate or Other Property to Sell or Bxilunse, or
Who Want filtuJtloni or Ilelp-The small M
veitltementa Crt One CVnt a Word, '"'?!
tlona for Five Centa a Wrd-ETceL.t Sltuatteni
Uarted, Which Me lnertfd irte. v,
W.XTFD-r,ood clrl for Reneral hoiwwMk. ehl
crlv slrl prrfrirtil. waw. $10 r" """";
Mr 6 A altera, rorrcr rhiirch lreet nil
Herman Swinglo, of This City, and
Miss Buelah Stevens, a Little Lass
from Jersey, Who Won His Heart,
Halted by the Police in This City
While Eloplng-Tho Old Story of
the Course of True Love, Etc,
"What the poet said about the course
of true love not running smoothly was
given anothei vet Ideation In the case
of Mis Buellnh Stevens of Richards,
X J , nntl Uermnn Swingle of this
cltv. who bad .ill of the lomance taken
out of their lose Ftoiy by the Intel -ference
of the pollre depot tment of
this city e.nlv esterday morning
flw Ingle Is ,1 voting man 21 ears old,
whose home Is in Carbondale, wheto he
is emploved by the Delaware and Hud
son compinv In the wteek oiew of
Bernard Rrennan Thtee weeks ago
he depaited on his vacation, going to
Atlantic City wheie fate brought him
In the company of Miss Stevens who
pays she Is Just It! though she s said
to be even two e.ns voungor than
this Sly Cupid was about and he
pioved his skill as an archei for with
in a few dajs there were two young
people planning to worship befoie 1I
nen's shrine, Swingle and his fair Bue
lah Parental objection, however, was
feared, and to get away from this ob
stacle they planned an elopement.
Swingles thoughts turned homeward,
and soon he and his piospcctlve bride
were speeding awav fiom the Jeisey
meadows and towards Carbondale.
Thev reached heie on the 1131 Dela
ware and Hudson train Sunday night,
and Swingle, tilled with hopes of the
future, hustled after a cab to take his
fiancee to his mothers home. Here
Is where the romance wan dealt a
fell blow A telegram was received
shortly before their arilval, which was
sent bv the aunt of the eloping Jersey
maiden. appillng the police that she
was a runawaj and to hold het on her
arrival In this city
Patrolman Mc Andrew located Miss
Stevens In the depot, while her galluit
.over was In seatch of the cab and
when Swingle letuined he was Inform
ed that his promised wife would have
to remain In the care of the police
The painful tidings weie iceelvcd
philosophically by Swingle when he
saw tint objections were as senselesi
and useless as piotests against the
f-eranton man's 'continued high tem
peiature' weathei So he, too, went
vlong with the officer
Sw Ingle was not depressed by the
mdden bieak In his piogiammc, and
so was exceedlnglv hopeful that after
he storm would come sunshine and
hat he would eventually be wedded
o the little lass who won his heart.
CARBONDALE TENNIS CLUB.
Innual Tournamont at the Court on
North Main Street July Fourth
July Fourth will be an lntetestlng
d&v for the Carbondale Tennis club,
for It will be the occasion of the an
nual tournament, an event that Is al
wavs keenly anticipated by the deft
handleis of the lacquet who belong to
The piizes that have been offered
have quickened interest among the
contestants and some clever plavlng Is
Play will begin at S a m and will
be jestrkted to the membets of the
In th singles the (list pilze will be
n handsome military biush and case,
while the second pilze will be a solid
silver match case. In the doubles each
winner will receive a tiavellng case
The plajers have heen classified as
follows First class Altken and Ruth
erford. Second class Sw Igert and
"I wrote Dr. Plorco regard
ing my oaso, and rocolvod
a prompt reply, froom"
" I endured nearly
four cars of suffer
in.T," writes Mrs.
J. L. Myers, of
Washington, w. Va.,
Irom improper med
ical attention after
the birth of a child,
and female weak
ness, resultinc in a
complication of dis
eases. Had a terri
ble cough and an
incessant pain and
soreness in lungs.
Was reduced in flesh from 184 pounds to
about 100 pounds in eighteen months. I
had no appetite, and became so weak
and nervous I could scarcely sit up. I
' rloctored with our home physicians for
two j ears with no benefit, I was finally
induced to try ur.
J wrote to Doctor
my case, and re
ceived a prompt
reply, free, advis
ing the proper
medicines for my
case. After taking
four bottles of Dr."
Prescription a 11 d
four of his ' Golden Medical Discovery,'
three doses each day, also taking oue bot
tle of Dr. Pierce's Compound Extract of
Smart-Weed and some of his ' Pellets,' I
ceased coughing, and am now enjoying
splendid health and have gained thirty
tive pounds in iveight. I again feel like
my former self, thanks to Dr. Pierce and
his great medicines."
- Sick women are imnted to consult Dr.
fierce by Utter FREE. All correspond--ctce
sacredly confidential and all wont
anly confidences guarded by strict profes
sional privacy, Addtess Dr. JZ, V,
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Lathrop Third class Morgan, Oliver
and Oeaty. Fourth class Jones, Hot
tew, Shepherd and Ait. Rutherford.
Crane will be scratch man.
The singles will be matched ns fol
lows. Ait nutherfoul s Shepherd.
Crane s Geary, Altken s Rettew;
Lathrope vs. Jones, Hwlgett s. Oli
ver; Rutherford s Motgan
In the doubles Lathi ope and McMul
len will play Swlgert and deary, Mor
gan and Oliver will play Crane and
Lathrope, and two players not yet se
lected will play Altken and Ruther
ford. The fall tournnmont for the cham
pionship cup will be held on Labor
day and will be made one of the fea
tures of the semi-centennial, thete be
ing entries ftom all over this pait of
the state The cup Is now held by
Carlton Shafei, of Montiose.
Tho Common Council Met in Special
Meeting and Conducted Much
Business Regular Meeting of Se
At a special meeting of common
council list evening, the ordinances
Introduced by Councllmen Piigllano
and Whitfield to place ate lights on
Fallbiook and Park stteet respec
tively was approved by the light, tire
and water committee and the ordi
nance oidered pilnted the poll tax or
dinance. Introduced bv Janicn Thomp
son, of the select, passed Hist leading
and Second leading unanlmouslv.
The ordinance to peitnlt tho Klot?
companv to erect a flic alaim box at
their own expense was leferred to the
light, flic and water committee. Un
der the head of new business a com
mittee from the Mitchell Hose com
panv appeared and uiged the council
to lepali their hose caiilage Fire
Chief Mc.N'ultv was called and stated
that he would order the necessan ie
palis piovldlng the council would
authorize him to do so and tho price
they 1110 willing to expend for the
put pose After much discussion the
(lie chief was authoilzed to go ahead
and have the carriage ropaiiod
Resolution Intioduced by Xc ilon to
piovlde a sulfate sewer on Aichbald
street, between eighth avenue and
the Selgel piopeit. was lefeued to
the street committee The committee
repotted favorably and tho council ap
pioved forthwith. Council then ad
journed to meet on Monday nest.
Light, fire and w.iter committee re
potted favoiably on lesolutlon to place
flte hvdiant near Anthony Walsh's
property on Powdeily stieet. Council
approved the action.
An oidlnance oiderlng the stieet car
company to have their track placed In
the centei of Belmont street, between
the points of Clark avenue and the
city line w is also nppioved and 01
A lesolutlon was passed to tut 11 on
watei In the diinking troughs between
the houis of 6 a m and D p m
The appeal of Martin Dougheity to
have a tine refunded for fas-t dilvlng
on Belmont stieet, was lefeued to the
Judiciary committee and the city so
licitor The following weie passed upon
Authoring the use of a room In the
Municipal building for the use of the
The city cleik was authorized to
ciown and ditch Clark avenue.
City clerk was empowered to secure
eighteen assessment books
A communication from John Rafter,
of South Main stieet to have an ami
cable settlement of bis damage suit
was referied to the city solicitor and
the judicial y commmlttee
The ordinance to compel the tran
sient letail merchants to pay a city
license was referred to commmlttee,
and being nppproved was passed 011
Requisition of city engineer passed
by the common was concur! ed In.
The Joint session to pass on bids for
lighting the city building and hose
houses was presided over by Munition.
Those absent weie Common Council
men Stone and Murphy and Selec;
Councilman Batttle On motion of Mr.
Kennedy the bids weie icferied to
the light and vval-r committee to re
The bid of the Carbondale Gas com
pany was as follows- $; jn per I ono
feet total cost foi one ear, $461 75
This gives the following -11 lights
ct building 11 lights .1. poMofflee, 13
lights Co'umbla Hose house, and )7
li1tt Mitchell This wis c'ulned ti
be a saving of $100 per veir
Tint of the Lackawanna Valley
Light and Heat company was as foi
lows For one ear, hose house incan
descent, $5 per month; city building,
$27 For three yeirs, city building $25
per month; hose houses, $4 50 per
The committee turned In a repoit by
ChalimanJ D Davis as follows That
the bid of the Klectilc Light com
pany be accepted for the hose houses,
and the lighting of the city bnildlng
be given to the Oas company The ie
port was accepted and the council, on
motion of Nealon appioved It,
In the Metropolis.
Arch Ball, of Gravity stieet, left
yesterday morning for New York city,
where ho will visit A. Tallman, for
merly of this city, for two weeks.
At a Dedication.
Very Rev T F Coffey. V. G, was
in Haw ley Sunda attending the de
dication of the new St. Phllomena's
Catholic church at that place.
Homo from Buftnlo.
City Solicitor R. D. Stuart and wife
arc homo fiom a ten days' tilp to
Buffalo and the Pan-American exposi
tion. Family Reunion.
The Felton family reunion will be
held at the home of E D. Tanner, or
Haitford, on Wednesday, August 21,
Pitcher O'Gara Hore.
"Tommy" O'Gara, who has been do
ing some fast twirling for several
Yoik state towns, is home for a visit.
NEWS FROM THE
TEXAS OIL FIELD
Josoph Powdorly, of This City,
Brother of Commissioner of Im
migration Powderly, Writes of His
Experionces Among- tho Toxan Dis
coveries Chanco for Diamond
Drillors from This Section to
Secure Work What Mr. Powderly
Joseph Powderly, of Terrace street,
thlfl cltv, who has been in Texas for
the pist three ears, In a letter writ
ten fiom lagle Pass, to his family,
sends news of the rich oil field that
has been struck In that land of
Mi Powderly has become 11 member
of a company that proposes to develop
lands which have been found to con
tain oil, nnd his letter conveys valu
able Information to diamond drill men,
who, he says, have eplendld opportun
ities for employment thtio Just now.
In his letter, Mr Powdeily says.
"About the oil lands and oil companv
I mentioned In a foimer letter, we are
to meet and organise a company to
night We met last Fildny evening
and formed a tempotary organization,
with Judge Snyder, t'nlted States con
sul In Diaz, as president
"You may let the pi ess have the
news thit I, In company with n few
others have secured a lease on about
two thousand acres of oil lands In
JCavalla county, and that we are about
to commence boring, just as soon as
we can gtt tools on the ground. My
leason for making this known is that
In this way we nny get some offers for
boilng fiom experienced drlllets. Just
now it Is hard to got good drllleis heie,
because of the demand foi them at
Beaumont The article might saj that
we aie toady to teccivo bids for dilll
Ing a 1,500 foot well
"The Infoimntlon I want from Mr.
Lov eland is How deep ho can drill
with a dlcmond drill, and what size
hole he can dilll, also his pi Ice per
loot for dlffeient size holes, and about
what piogress he can make per day
"The oil indications aie very good,
and theie were and are sevcial ex
peilcnced oil men from California se
eming leases adjoining the lands we
"TMete are thousands of tons of as
phalt in sight on the land, but another
paity has an option on the asphalt
until September 15."
Mi Powdeily writes Interestingly of
the observance of the Feast of bt. John
by the Mexicans. He sajs of It:
"Yesterday was the Feast of St
John, called by the Mexicans, San
Juan. Their way of celebrating the
da.v Is by riding around on horseback,
one of the paitycirtylng a live chicken.
All of the others strive to catch the
head of the chicken as they pjss the
man who holds It The rider who tan
catch and pull off the head of the
chicken as h rides past the holder Is
eonsldeied the hero of the da, and 1r
entitled to wear the bloody head as a
"I foigot to mention above that the
man who holds the chicken Is gener
allv the best mounted of the lot and
usually ildes at the head of the part,
nil ot the others sttlvlng to llde past
him. Such Is the sport with the Gi eas
els I am getting very good health
now and don t cdtfer any inconveni
ence fiom the heat."
CARBONDALE VS. SCRANTON.
A Great Fourth of July Game at
Lake Lodore for a Gold Prize.
The most Interesting game of ball
thit will be placed this reason any
where will be that on the Lake Lodoie
diamond on July 4, between Caibon
d.ile's crack team, the Crescents, of
which Mr P. r. Fox is manager, and
the best team Scianton can pioduce,
of which Mi. William Thomas Is man
ager. It will not be a contest for a
prize alone, but will serve to show the
lelatlve strength of the two star teams
ot this region. The game will be called
at 3 p. m, and there will be no end
to the crowds that will go over to the
lake from this place to witness Cai
bondale wallop Scianton. The Car
bondale line up will be as follows.
Loftus, catcher; Cuff, pitcher; Mc
Hale, short stop, Hodglns, first base,
Rogin, t-econd base, Murray, third
base; Monahan, left field. Emmett,
centre field; Smith or Hale, right
field, Pigeon, utility man.
Will Be Open in the City Hall in a
The headquarters of the Semi-Centennial
association will be opened In
the city building today or tomotrow.
The quartets will be those formerly
occupied by the Lackawanna, club.
Furniture Is being placed In the rooms,
and there will be a cler) In attend
ance daily, to give what Information
may be sought on centennial matteis
Tho executive committee will meet
in the new quartets this evening,
Bank Declarea Extra Dividend.
The First National bank of this city
will achieve an exceptional recoid this
ear, by leason of Its conservative
methods of management. The direc
tors met yesterday and declared an
extia dividend on its stock, which will
make a total of 10 per cent. In divi
dends for this ear. The bank's offi
ets are correspondingly gratified over
the Increase which warranted the ad
Admitted to the Hospital
Mrs. John Tulley was admitted to
Emergency hospital yesterday morn
ing to receive treatment for rheuma
tism. Home from the West.
Thomas R Durfee and, A. F. Gob
hart at lived home Saturday night
from their western tWp lror about
USE ALLEN'S FOOT-EASE
A powder to be thokrn into the hon Your
frt frel Nllfn,1 nennu and hot, and gft tlrtd
rarily If o li annrttng leu or tight than,
tr Allfn'a 1'ont.fcaie It coola the fen and
nukea wilklna; eay Curta awollen, aweatln
Itet, ingrowing naili. bllatera and cjlloui pon
ttelioet coin and bunlona ot all xin and glei
nst and coivcrt Try it todij'.sold by all
druzRtita and alio itorea for JV. Tiial pack.
let UlUK. Addreu, Allen S. Olnutrd. Le Roy,
two months they hive been touring
several ot the western states, and for
two weeks past have been viewing: the
splendors of Yellowstone park and
lclnlty. 'Both feel much benefitted
by the trip.
A party composed of Rev. John
White, Mrs. E. J. Mcllale, Mr. and Mrs.
J. J. O'Boyle, Mrs. Joseph Relrdon,
Mrs. William Graham, Mrs. B. J. Mur
phy, Mrs. John White nnd Miss Julia
White, of this city, and Edward De
vine and Miss Mary Devlne, of Provl
drnce, R. I., enjoyed an outing at Lake
The Magnolia club, one of the city's
foremost social and musical organiza
tions, will conduct a social In Burke's
hall on Wednesday evening, July 3.
Many Invitations have been sent out
to friends of the club In other towns,
and the event promises to be a most
The choir of the Church of Our Lady
of Mt. Carmcl are planning1 for a fes
tival, which they will conduct on the
lawn of the churchyard on July 4.
There will be all the seasonable deli
cacies furnished to patrons and they
will also entertain at a social to be
given by them in Buike's hall on that
A Golden Wedding.
John Burns and wife, who was Miss
Anna Doyle, of Clinton, celebrated on
Saturday a rare event, the fiftieth an
nlvoisary of their marriage.
The event was observed at the Burns
Hnmft In fllntm Vo.ma i.rtiin... ana
was attended bv thror, n.rfltion of I
iho fnmiiv '
Mr. and Mrs. Burns received fifty dol
lars In gold, besides other offerings.
Present were: Mrs. James Bums, of
Thompson. Mr and Mrs. John Scott.
Mr. and Mrs. E J. Burns, of Carbon
dale, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Moran.
Miss Kate Burns, Joseph Burns, of
Clinton, children, and Gussle and Ter
esa Burn., of Thompson; Robert, Basil,
Hstella and Alice Burns, of Carbon
dale, Harry, Thomas, Mary, Annie and
Walter Scott, of Carbondale; Joseph
and Russell Moran, of Carbondale,
giandchlldien, and Patrick Burns, of
Clinton, Mis. Martin McGulre. Miss
Kate McGulre, Mr. and Mrs. Patrick
Hoban, of Wllkcs-Barre, Mrs. Michael
McDonald, Carbondale; Mr. and Mrs.
Edward Doyle, of Waymart; Mrs.
James Dovle. of Clinton; Mr. and Mis.
John Dojle, Miss Saiah Doyle, of Car
bondale. Joint Meeting.
The members of the Baptist Young
People's union of the Berean Baptist
church held a joint meeting Sunday
with the Junior society. It was the
list session before the summer vaca
t on of two months. The societies
Intend to meet again In September
with renewed energy for Christian and
Thomas F. Walker, brother of Dis
trict Superintendent Terrence V.Walk
er, of the International Correspondence
schools, a former resident of Carbon
dale, but now of Bridgeport, Conn.,
Is visiting among relatives here. He
Is accompanied by his niece, Miss Flta
patrlck. Visitors Return Home.
Mrs. George Lazarus and daughter,
Louise, Mrs. C P. Shaw and son,
Floyd, of Kingston, returned home
esteiday, after a few days' visit with
Mr. and Mrs. James Smith, on Gilbert
Mr. and Mrs V. A. Swingle spent
Sunday at South Canaan.
Back from Buffalo.
Carl Roeslger is back from Buffalo,
where he bang at the North Ameri
can Sangerfest and Incidentally viewed
the splendors of the Pan-American ex
position The eisteddfod In which he
took part was one of the most auspi
cious musical events ever held In the
All arrangements have been made
for the joint excursion to Lake Lodore
today of the Sunday schools of Trin
ity church of this city and Christ
church of Forest City. Bauer's or
chestra will be along to help provide
amusement and a number of other at
ti actions have been arranged.
A. R. Jones was in Scranton on
Saturday and left his bicycle standing
for a moment at the curb In front of
the Globe store. When he jeturned It
was gone and the police are now look
ing for the thief.
T. P. Riley, agent for the Scranton
Traction company, was In the city
Saturday and effected settlements
with a number of those who were in
the street car -wreck at Jermyn on
Gone to Housekeeping.
Mr. and Mrs Peter Krantz are home
from their wedding tour and have
taken up their residence In the E H,
Burke house on South Church street
Their trip Included New York city
Visitors from Schenectady.
Frank Gates, who Is employed at the
locomotive works at Schenectady, N.
Y , Is the guest of his parents, Mr,
and Mrs. Charles Gates, on Blrkett
Ico Cream Social.
An Ice cream and cake social will
be held at the Congregational church
this evening from 5 to 10 o'clock.
At Crystal Lake.
Mr. and Mrs. Randall Stevens, of
Summit avenue, drove to Crystal lake
The employes of the Temple Iron
company were paid on Saturday.
THE PASSING THRONG.
Miss Katie Tighe, of Plttston, spent
Saturday In this city.
Miss Nellie Irwin, of Scranton, Is
visiting relatives In this city.
Miss Ann Harte, of Cottage street,
and her cousin, Miss Carroll, of Ne
braska, are visiting In New Yoik city,
Mrs. Henry Watts and daughter,
Margaret, of Scianton, are guests at
the home of L. A, Roberts, on feouth
W J Spall and daughters, Lucy and
Ruth, of Eighth avenue, will leave on
Thursday for 0 few weeks' visit with
friends In Pittsfleld, Mass.
Mrs. Theodore Hesslnger and sons,
Albert and Harry, from Cleveland, O.,
are visiting at the home of the for-
mer's parents, Mn and Mrs. D. P.
Lewis, on Park street.
Engineer J. H. Llngfclter left yester
day morning for Elizabeth, N. J., to
spend a few dajs with his bt other, S.
F. Llngfclter, and other relatives.
Miss Mamie R. Moran, ptofcsslonal
nurse of the Manhattan Eve and Ear
hospital of New York, formerly of tho
Emergency hospital of this city, re
turned to New York yesterday to te
sume her duties after spending a
month's vacation at her home In Green
Ridge, and with her class mate, Miss
Sophie Mahoney, of Church street, this
JERMYN AND MAYHELD.
Health Officer Graves yesterday Is
sued the following notice to the people
of Jerniyn borough; "Owing to the fact
that smallpox Is prevalent In Archbatd,
but two miles distant, and that it Is a
highly contagious and virulent disease,
It Is of great Importance that all un
necessary communication between the
two boroughs should be at once sus
pended. Since vaccination Is the only
preventative, all residents of Jermyn
who have not been vaccinated should
be vaccinated as soon as possible, and
those who have not been vaccinated
iflthln four years should be re-vaccinated.
J. S. Graves, Health Otllccr."
Mr. William Walker, of Mayfleld, who
in a few days will sever his connection
with the Hillside Coal and Iron com
pany, under which he has been district
superintendent of the three local col
lieries for a great many jears, was vis
ited bv a number of the foremen, clerka
and vvelghmasters on Saturday even
Ing and presented with a roll-top desk
and chair, as n mark of their appreci'
atlon of his treatment towaid them
and the high regard they entertain to
waid him. The presentation speech was
ahly made by J. E. Sullivan, and Mr.
Walker afterward replied and warmly
thanked the donors for their kindness.
The visitors were afterwards served
with Ice cream and other refreshments,
and spent eeveral hours together pleas
antly Mr. Walker, who teccntly ten
dered the company his resignation, will
leave In a few days for Pittsburg. He
will be succeeded here by Mr. Gal
lagher. of Mooslc.
There will be a public meeting of the
graduates of the Jermjn school this
evening, for the purpose of making ar
rangements for holding an alumni ban
quet. The meeting will be held In the
High school 100m at 7 30 o'clock The
committee have not had time to call
upon all the graduates and they thcie
fore take this means of asking all,
whether graduates of the High school
or those holding diplomas from the
school before the existence of the High
school here, to attend tonight's meet
The Fourth of July will be a Glorious
Fourth Indeed for the congregation of
the First Baptist church of Jermvn On
the evening of that day their debt.
which has hunc as a heavy burden over
them for a number of vears. will be
wiped out, and It Is their purpose to
carry out the resolution of their pas
tor, made several months ago, to cele
brate the happy event by publicly
burning the mortgage. The Ladles' Aid
society xv ill have on hand a quantity
of Ice cream, which will he served upon
the lawn, and there will be a display
of fireworks also.
Twenty of the girls In the silk mill
were vaccinated yesterday.
The Children's day services in the
Primitive Methodist church were large
ly attended Sunday afternoon and
evening. All who took pprt did excel
lently, and reflected much credit upon
themselves and those who have Inter
ested themselves In training the chil
dren. Miss Bessie Bennett, of Second etrett,
wns visiting In Carbondale jcsteiday
Isaac R. Benjamin, of "Vandllng, was
calling upon Jermyn friends yesterday.
Mrs. Howell G. Reese and two chil
dren, of West Scranton, were yesterday
guests of Mrs. T. E. Griffiths, of North
The Children's day exercises at the
First Fnglish Congregational church,
Fe-ltbvllle, were held on Sunday even
ing. The musical part of th pro
gtamme, under the dliectlon of Eert
Prestwood, was well rendred. The
choir, althourh young, Is making rapid
progress and promises much In the
future. The programme rendered con
sisted of the following1 "The Happy
Children Band," Sunday school: re
sponsive Scripture reading, school:
chonib, "Hozanna to Our King," church
choir: recitation. "The Child of Bethle
hem:" chorus, "Nature's Many Voices,"
Sunday school; recitation, "The Lily of
the Field;" ,olo. "Happy Little Daisj ,"
chorus, "Workers for Jesus," primary
class; dialogue, by five little girls, solo,
"Once a Sower Went Foith Sowing."
recitation, "Children's Day;" bass solo,
"All Hall the Power," John Crocker,
recitation, "License to Sell." duet.
"Tramping Through the Woods;" reci
tation, "Be Grateful," Ray Jones:
chorus, "We Bilng Our Offerings."
choir; solo. "When I Shall See Him,
race to Face," Rev. R. H. Butland:
recitation, "The Messenger Boy." Oscar
Morris; chorus, "Lead Fs, Savior,"
Sunday school, addrets, Rev. R H
Butland. choius, "Bring the Bells,"
choir Much ciedit is due Mr. Bert
Piestwood for the able manner In
which he conducted the exercises.
Moses Belles, an old and much re
spected resident of No. 4, east of
Greenwood, and well-known here, died
on Sunday evening, after suffering
from a severe attack of pneumonia
Deceased was 77 years of age, and was
held in the highest regaid by his many
acquaintances. The funeral will be held
this afternoon Services at the home
at 2 SO p. m Interment will be made
in the Marcy cemeteiy at Old Forge.
This evening's meeting of Pride of
Lackawanna lodge, No 18, American
Protestant association, will be of Im
portance and every member Is urgent
ly requested to be present
Now that Street Commissioner Har
ris has been making Improvements on
tho rojds In North Taylor, It would
also be advisable that the borough
council authorize Mr. Harris to lay the
contemplated ciosswalks In the differ
ent sections In that vicinity, especially
on North Main stteet No better time
than the present could be selected for
the work, as the roads are in a favoi
There will be a handicap quoit match
at tho Parker hoube, on Union street,
Tourth of July morning.
Tickets are now on sale for the union
excursion of the Baptist Young Peo
pie's union of tho Welsh Baptist
churches of Northeastern' Pennsyl
vanla, which will take place at Glen
Onoko on August 20. Tickets may be
had on application to the pastor, Rev.
D. C Edwards, and John C. Richards,
of the local Baptist church. Adultb,
$1 25, children, 75 cents
Acacia lodge, No 579, Fiee and Ac
cepted Masons, worked the master
Mason degree on several applicants
Tallle W. Jones, of North Taylor, was
aprolnted by court last week as guard-
DRi WELLS LETTER CONCERNING PE-RU-NA
She Says : ''Your Wonderful Medicine Has Saved
riy Daughter from the Grave."
Anna Wells. M. D.
Anna Wells, M. D., writes from the
Park Gate Hotel. Chicago, 111,, the foi
lowing letter to Dr. Hartman concern
ing his world famous remedy, Peruna:
"I thank vou most heartily for the
sample bottle of Peruna. I prescribed
it for my daughter (Miss E. L. Hus
ton), who sadly needed It, as it had
proved. I was utterly hopeless and
dlscouiaged. Nothing we gave her
would give her an appetite. A ner
vous shock received two yeats ago
prostrated her. All the consulta
tions end advices of biother physi
cians had done no good, until your
Peruna was advised.
Ian over the children of the late D, M.
Dr. J. W. Hous'r. the popular phvsl
clan, had one of his hands buined quite
badly in discharging fiteworks at his
home, on Main street, on Saturday
The laftle for the benefit of David
Powell, who was Injured In the Arch
bald mine, which was to have been
held on Saturday evening, has been
postponed until July '0.
Mlfl Sadie Goidon, of Scianton, vis
ited relatives In this place on the Sab
bath. Lily lodge, No. 010, Independent Order
of Odd Fellows, will meet this evening
In legnlnr session
Lieutenant John H Harils. who has
served In the United States lcgulara
for the past ten jeats or moie, has le
turned home, his term having explied
Mr Harris is the son of Mi. and Mis.
David T. Hauls, of Union stieet.
Postmaster Frank M Tiffany as.
sumed charge of the postofflce here on
Monday morning Miss Sallle Whcr,
who has been acting as assistant post
master for some jears, has been 10
talned. Mr. Brown spent a part of last week
In New York city.
Mrs. E. Palmer Smith entertained on
Sunday her friend, Miss Monle, of
R. N. Dershlmer has returned fiom
State college, and has accepted a posi
tion with the Scranton International
Mrs. II, D. Swartz visited her pat
ents In Scranton last week
Attorney Paul J. Sherwood, of
Wllkcs-Barre, spent Sunday with his
On Friday evening a unique event
took place In the Baptist chtiich, when
all those having talents gave reports
of the amounts leallzed In their In
vestments. Fifty pet sons had been In
vesting talents to the amount of ten
cents each for the past three months,
nnd a sum of $.'20 71 was letuined.
Each one told how the had mado their
money, by making sunbonnets, apions,
sweeping caps, candy, handkei chiefs,
selling plow bolts, hair iccelvers. Ico
cream, bread, doughnuts, broom bags
and other useful articles. The laigest
amount was turned in by Mis. Theo
dore Miller, which was $15. A short
llteiary programme was rendeted, In
which Mrs. Fred Snyder and Miss Lena
Northup ledted, Marjoile Stone sing
and Meiton PurU and Maui tee Dean
played two banjo duets. The proceeds
was utilized In palng the full amount
of the cost of the new barn recently
eieeted on the parsonage lot.
Jesse- Cooper left on Monday for
Northneld, where he goes as a dele
gate to the convention thete fiom
Wjomlng senilnai y.
The Ladles' Aid society of the Bap
tist church will hold a festival on the
lawn of Mis W. A. Dean on Fourth
of July, all day and evening. Ice cieani,
cake, bananas, lemonade', sandwiches
and many other things will be on sale.
John Swartz Is making arrangements
for a parade on Fouith of July, and
will furnish wagons for all children
and otheis who desire to Join the pro
cession The Baptist church was crowded on
Sunday evening, when a patriotic ser
vice was held. Patriotic songs were
sung by the choir and congregation.
Miss Marjorle Stone sang a solo, en
titled "Our Dag, ' and Miss Dubois
tang "The Red, White and Blue " A
quaitette, composed of Hairy Finn Mr.
Nicholson, Maurice Dean and Walter
Purdy, tendered the "Sfar Spangled
Banner" The Declaration of Inde
pendence was read by Miss Mabel
Purdy, and Miss Lena Northup recited
The address of the evening was made
by Attorney Fied E. Scott
The Women's Christian Tempeiance
union will hold an Ice cream social at
the home of Mis. O. W. Mason, Friday
evening. Eveijbody l.s ccudlally In
vited to attend.
lia Kresge, who has been seriously
111 with pneumonia, Is recovering.
William Von Storeh, who Is a foic
man for the Lackawanna railroad at
Richfield Junction, spent Sunday with
his family here.
The contract for the addition to the
school building has been let to Dally
Bios,, of Clark's Summit. The plana
for the addition have been piepuied b
Charles Von Storcli
Flank Tiffany has accepted a posi
tion as dilver for C. D Finn & Co.
On Saturday the Emlyn lodge, No
19, True American Ivorltes, of this
place, dUbandcd and the membeis,
sixty In number were Initiated Into
the Knights of Pythias lodge by the
oflieeia and members of the lattei
lodge. The Initiation het vices began
at 2 p. in and weie continued until
after mldnlsht Refreshments were
beived during the evening
John Y. Williams, of Lee Park, who
has been visiting friends on Susque
hanna stieet, has returned home.
Mr. and Mrs F. J Thomas spent
Sunday with Providence friends.
The condition of Mrs. Spencer, wife
I of Rev. Dr. Spencer, who Is seiiously
"She can now "at heartily of solid
foods she had been, not living, but
dying 011 liquids; sleeps good; was
troubled with Insomnia; menstruation
easy and comfortable: had suffered
from dyamennrrhoea and ovaritis. She
Is now on the third bottle.
"I vvlrh this letter could reach the
whole world for the sake of brither
physicians, their patients, and the dis
couraged class who are nobody's pa
tients. "With all my heart I think you.
Your wonderful medicine has saved
my daughter from the grave. I am
pi escribing It light along for my pa
tients, ond find that It soon begins tr
give relief." Anna Wells. M. D.
Dr. Wells' daughter, Ethelyn Leslie
Huston, was late
asoclate editor of
clast, and Is now
on the editorial
staff of tho Chi
"I have used
Peruna for nerve
lack of appetite.
I find it invalu
able." Ethelyn Leslio Huston.
If you do not derive prompt and sat
isfactory results from the use of Pe
runa. write at once to Dr. Hartman,
giving a full statement of your case
and he will bo pleased to give you his
valuable advice gritls.
Addiesa Dr. Hattman. President of
Thp Haitnnn Sanltailum, Columbus,
Ill at her homo In Blakely, remains
Mr and Mrs Rlehird Evans have
returned from their wedding tilp.
Mrs. Douglas Coles and children, of
Philadelphia, are visiting relatives
Hon John R Jones and family re
turned home jesterday after a week's
visit at the Pan-Ameilcan exposi
tion. Mrs A. D. Haines visited friends at
Jermyn on Sunday. '
Mr. and Mrs T B Brown were
visitors at Hvde Park on Sunday.
Miss Mar Rogan Is spending tho
week at Haw ley.
Sunday morning Children's Day ex
erclses were held In the Methodist
church and weie largely attended. The
chutch was decorated -with ropes of
daisies. On the stage was a bank of
feins and laurels, a cros.s of evei
gicens and daisies, also many bou
quets and potted plants The service
was opened with a .song by the school,
followed bv a icsponslve leading and
praer by the pastoi. Rev. G. H Pren
tice, after which the following pro
gtamme was rendeied. Song, by tht
Sunday school, recitation, "Chlldien's
Day," Mabel llathrlll, dlologue. "Oh!
Robin Dear," Lama Chubb and Levi
Ware, solo. 'The Holy City," Mis
Worden; exercises, by five gills, Mai
garet and Marv Warden. Mable
Chubb, Elsie Lovcland and Lou
Travis; motion song, three girls. Helen
Dixon, Freda Hinds and Lou Travis:
dialogue, "The Little Foxes," Max
Bush, Allen Clouse, Russell Seglln,
Willie Ehtgood and Ralph Wardell.
song, three girls Lena Dixon, Mary
De Peu and Jessie Ttavls: recitation,
"Our Heroes," Frank Noack. exeiclse,.
"Garlanding the Cross." ten girls, le
cltation. "Keep the Path of Honor
Bright," Glena Miller: ex-ercise, "Loyal
Soldiers," prlmaty class, song, by the
Sunday school iccltatlon, ' Thy
Came fiom .leiusalem." Grace Ed
wards, solo, Mis Worden: song, by
the Sunday school.
Mr. and Mrs John Grimths and chil
dren, of Scranto.i, weie enteitalned
at the home of Mrs. Fannie Blown
Howard and Mary Yeager. of Gteen
Ridge, called on ft lends here Satur
day. Mrs Saie, of Sttoudsburg, Is visit
ing hoi daughter, Mrs. Nathaniel
Mrs. Hoi ace Jones nnd son. Law
rence, are spending a few days In
Howaid Robinson, of Scranton, Is
visiting ft lends In town.
Mts. Hajwood and daughter. Miss
Lulu, aie being entertained at the
home of the formei's slstei, Mrs. Al
Mrs. Vaughan was the guest of
Scranton friends over Sunday.
This (Tuesday) evening Miss Lotta
M. McHoso, of Ohio university, the
missionary compalgner for Honesdalo
Dlstilct Epworth League, will speak
In the Meathodiht church. All are In
vited to attend.
Miss Alice Wells, of South Canaan,
is visiting at the home of her
brother. E. N Wells
Rmember the Fourth of July cele
bration hero. A fantastic parade will
take place In the morning Dinner
will be served In Russian park for 25
cents. A A. Voshurg, of Scranton.
will deliver an oration The amuse
ments will consist of various games.
A good dlsplav of fiieworks In the
evening. All are Invited to come and
have a good time.
ACTYLENE GAS INVENTED BY
In the heat of the electric furnace,
lime and coal combine to form calcium
cat bide This, slacked with water, re
solves Itself Into lime and acetylene
gas Acetylene Is one of the most
fascinating of lllumlnants. Its flame,
composed almost entliely of purple
ravs, glows white to the ee, and is
many times as brilliant as that of
street gas. Yet no way has been found
to make It available for geneial light
ing, It is used in Isolated plants, but
better appliances are still needed to
lender it afe and satlsfactoiy, Mr.
Wilson, at his old mill In Virginia,
made calcium carbide by accident, and
dlscoveied It only when a piece, kick
ed Into the stream, began to bubble
furiously Oas-makets paid him half
a million dollars for his patents, be
lieving that acetlene could be used
as a substitute for naptha as an en
rlcher for water-gas. They were tils
apointcd. There aie mlllons still wait
ing for the man who finds the needed
substitute. Ev et ybody's Magazine.
Kiause's Headache Capsules
weie the fltst headacho capsules put
on the matket. Their Immediate suc
cess icsultcd in a host of Imitations,
containing antlpyrlne, chloral, mor
phine and other Injurious drugs, pur
posing to be "Just as good." Avoid
these Imitations and insist on your
having Krause's, which speedily cure
the most severe cases and leave no
bad after effects. Price 25c. Sold by
hthe-bn I, Huston.