The Scranton tribune. (Scranton, Pa.) 1891-1910, August 19, 1901, Image 2

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Delaware nnd Hudson Rnllroad.
June , 1001.
Train will leave Carbondals at city nation
For Sfranten and WilkM-llirtel .M. '.f. ""
0.01. 10 01, 11.21 i. m.i 1J.. l'3. S-Jl. 3-"!
.0fi. 7.0fl. 10.(11. 10.51 p. m. , ,,'
Sundav train leave at A.M. 11.21 a. m.S l.W.
"Ur", Alio, 00 p, m. , , vn
For Albany, Jaratogi. .Montreal, ll'on. Ive
England polnta, etc., 7.01 a. m.i ." P- m-
frP'uVf I.n.We, Waymirt od iK-neaelil.
7.22. HOT 4. m.: 351, fi.s p. 71. .....
Sundav train Irate lor Lake l-odore. wavmatt
and ltoned.ile at SO a in.. 1 30, ")' "L.t
Trains arrive at C.-tbondl Itim Hk """
and Seranten a follow: n.. S.S.. (M". J"-"
a. m. i 12.S7. 2.0. 3.2.1, t.ii, rt.0. 7.04. o ... !.'.
II. "7 p. m ; 1 51 . m. ,, , , ..
Simrliv train arrive at "t.97 a. m.i 12.10. 3-'.
4 2. A.21, II :n p m. ... ,.
Trjln arrive rlailr from Alhiny at 3.W ana
0.5i p -n .-.- en Snndiv at 2 so p. m.
Iiairn arrive from llouejidite and waymarr,
dally at s 41 a m.. 12.40. (10. 0 47 p. m.
Sunday train arrl" at farliendale from Mr
I.doie, Wat mart and llonradale at 12 1". I'
and 7.5.1 p. m. ,.
Now York, Ontario and Western
June 2.1, 1001
Train le.ive Carhondate tor A-ranton t 7.00,
10 01 a. m . 4 00 p, m
Sundsy trains at 7 00 a m. ; flO p. m. .. .
Train leave farhondatr for polnta north at
11.10 a. m. : 44 p. m On Sunday at 0 10 . m.
Train leaving at 11 10 a m uerk di and i"
a. m. Sunday make ronneetlen for Now im.
Cornwall, it". , .
Train arrive 'mm prranton at 11 10 a. m.: 4 11
t.4"i p. m.. (mm point north, 10 01 a. m. 4 "J
p. m Sunday from Srrmton at 0.10 a. m. ani
..tip. m. ; from CidoMa at SOI p. m.
Erie Railroad.
.tune 2.1. 10iM.
Train leave ritv station, Carbendale. dally
Otrrpt Sundiv) at' 7 00 a. m. and 4 S3 p. m. (or
Brandt and Mneteh, at IM a. m. dally (ex
cepting Sundav), f-.r fltnghamtnn. making con
nertlon for New York elty and Buffalo, and at
f 10 p m. lor SuK'iuehanna, making conneetlonj
for etern polnta.
Stindat trilna at 0 1 .1. m for Smauehanni,
unth weMern oonnertlon, and 0.27 p. m., with
Mme connection.
Train arrlte at S.M a. m. and 5.15 p. m.
Sunday at a.5.1 a. m.
Excellent Progress of Plans of Semi
centennial Committee, but in Or
der to Carry Out All of tho Feat
ures, S700 More Is Needed Feat
ures of the Display of Historical
Relics Other Jubilee Notes of In
terest to Enthusiastic Carbon
dalinns. Peml-centennlal matters are cer
alnly on the move these days nnd as
the opening of the Juhllee draws near
signs of a glorious celebration multi
ply. Put as successful as the com
mltees have been In their work, they
are meeting with some embarrass
ment because of the lack of funds.
Seven hundred dollars more, It Is es
timated, are needed to put the finish
ing touches to the plans, but It Is
expected that when this Is made
known here will be a response from
quarters from which no funds have
come that will more than make up
this deficiency. Therefore, those who
intend to subscribe to the fund, but
have not done so as yet, can for
ward their offering to association
headquarters, where the earnest hope
Is held to that all the money needed
will he forthcoming.
The delegates from tho women's so
cleties of the town, who have the mat
ter in charged, have worked so Indus
triously and perserverlngly that the
display of historical relics Is expected
to be most complete. Resides the dele
gates from the societies, the follow
ing are associated with the work:
Mesdames Rurr, M. O. Watt. C. T.
Meaker, O. C. Moore, P. C. Orltman,
, E. M. Peek, A. P. Trautweln, David
Zelley, Jr., R. D. Stuart and Misses
Amanda Morss, Alice Rutler, Rattle
Tascoe," Lois Morss and Jennie But
ler. A meeting of these workers has
been called for this afternoon at 4
o'clock, In Trinity parish house.
Among the articles nlready pro
cured for the exhibit nre: A small
painting of the Old Log Tavern, the
first house In Carbondale; the city's
first seal, made of lignum vltae; map
of the city when It was Incorporated;
white sit!n slppers worn by Miss
Mary Ann Smith at her wedding to
William Rail In this city In 1R31; one
of the first bonds Issued bythe city;
first official documents of the city;
scrip issued by the Delaware and
Hudson company; money of the Rank
of Xortheastem Pennsylvania ot Dun
daff; copy of the Northern Pennsyl
vanlnn, published at Dundaff.
Much has been said about the school
children's display, but the plans that
nre under way warrant the liberal use
of high-sounding adjectives to ex
ploit this feature. Rrlefly, this will he
one of the big attractions of the first
day's eelehratlon, Orders have been
Placed for 2,000 small flags, which will
be farrlrd by the children, -also for
forty-two banners of white felt, on
each of which will he the number of
the school nnd the grade of the pupils.
- The floats will be six In number.
Which will represent In n striking
manner, "Uncle Sam's Nursery,"
"Thirteen Original States." "Making
the First Flag," "The Red Cross" and
"The Navy." Costumes of red, white
and blue will adorn the children, who
; will be grouped In the march so as to
j represent the American flag.
; The following notice of n meeting
; thl e.venlng has been Issued by City
.'.Superintendent of Schools Oarr:
"A)l puhlle school teachers nnd pu
pils nre requested to meet in their re
spe.etJvrt rooms of last year on Mon
day "Aug: in, nt 3 p. m.. for the pur
pose of making arrangements for the
coming semi centennial celebration.
ContrlbutlonM from pupils nnd others
interpsted In the succets of the school
Us3 Allan's Foot-Eas) in Your Gloves
A lady wiltni "I thakc Allrn'n,.
Into, my lnva and run a little on my hand, It
Miua my gloia hy abiorhlnji pfwfratlon, 1!
la meat dainty tnUct poily." tt invite tha
Attention 0f nhjflcianj ana nuiin to the ahsoluta
pifrlty ft Allen'a Kcot-Kaat. Dr. W. C. Ahhotr
edl6r tA the CMeago Clinic tiyn "It la i crarH
prtparattcn; I am mine it constantly n my
praetlee." All dmc and ihoe itorfa el It, ,,.
. Bample nt FREE. Addrt Allen R. OlmHtd'.
I toy, N. Y.
C&thondale Department.
demonstration will ho Kratcfully ro
celvpd. TcnrherB mretlng nt 7.30 p.
m. of the came date.
"Klmer K. Oarr, Superintendent."
The delpgntps of nil the Focletles In
the city which expect to take part In
the clvlo pnrarle nre risked to meet nt
hendnuarters on Tuedny evenlnp to
mnke flnnl preparntlona for the occn
rion. J. J- O'Neill.
All parties HvInK In this rlty having
(?cod saddle horoes' that will let them
to ride In the Labor day p.irade pleaso
notify by postal card, A. L. Wright,
chairman of Arrangement committee.
A meeting of the "Wurts Guards"
will be held on Monday evening, tho
10th, at the headquar
ters, for the purpose of completing ar
rangements for a reunion of Company
C, Thirteenth regiment, Pennsylvania
militia, to take place Sept. 2, 1901.
H. H. Jndwln.
The Daughters of Rebekah have
elected a new delegate to the semi
centennial association and are arrang
ing to have a tine float In the civic
The pastors of the churches nre ar
ranging the oHer of services which
will mark the opening of the celebra
tion. At the First Presbyterian chinch
the pastor will have for bis subject,
"Retrospect and Prospect." Services
will be nt 10.30 n. m.. nt which it Is
expected there will be a specially pre
pared musical programme.
Crescents Defeat tho Mighty (P)
Tigers of Ilonesdnle in a Game nt
Lake Lodore The Score 10 to G.
Tlv mighty (?) "Tlgern" of Hones
dale were completely routed by the
Crescents, the crackajack team from
this city, In an Interesting game nt
Lake Lodore yesterday afternoon. Tho
score was 10 to 6.
The game was Cnrbondnle's all the
time nnd the only occasion In which
things seemed to be going Mnple city
wny wns In the fifth Inning, when the
Tigers put themselves one ahead of
the gnme In the last Inning the Cres
cents made good, scoring four runs.
The team work of the Crescents was
admlrnhle and In giving credit there
doesn't seem to be a single player who
can be given more praise than nnother.
Smith nnd Loftus nnd Hc.ssllng and
Veeter were the batteries.
There was a great aggregation of
rooters from Corbondale nnd Hones
dale, nnd there wns vociferous cheer
ing nnd a running fire of "kidding"
from the beginning to the end of the
If there Is one thing more than nn
other that the result of the game will
bring nhout It Is the checking of th"
exuberance of the Ilonesdnle corre
spondents who have spent the week In
throwing hoquets at their "Tigers."
The Vidocq of Wnymnrt Has a Case
of Probable Incendiarism to En
gage His Skill.
Lafayette Smith "Lafe" Smith
when the title Is stripped of Its dig
nity the vigilant village policeman ot
Waymart, hns an Important ense on
his hands, one that will engage his
skill to solve. The Wonnacott saw
mill was destroyed by fire late Friday
night and as there was nothing about
the place to cause n blaze, 11 number
of the residents are "pot" In their
opinions that the only Industry of the
village was "sot" afire. It Is this mys
tery that Policeman Smith has under
taken to unravel and If "Lafe" does
not unravel It, It's because there's no
unraveling to the thing.
This Is the first hnppenlng that has
stirred Lafayette since he brought
nbout so completely the downfall of
the flourishing "capital of Waymart."
the speakeasy that became an Intol
erable nuisance to the law nnd order
abiding citizens of that community.
As In that Instance Policeman Lafay
ette Smith holds the good name above
nil else, and If It Is In his power lv
menus to suppress the lnwiefs spirits
who might drift Into the peacenhle life
of Wnymnrt nnd give play to their
Speaking of Mr. Smith It might bo
mentioned that he possesses nn his
torlcal name of which few persons can
boast. He Is known and called La
fayette, hut this Is only a fragment of
his surname. In full It tuns as fol
lows: Marie Jean Paul Roach Ives ed
Gilbert Marquis de Lafayette Smith.
The good naturcd policeman would not
burden his friends with addressing
him f-o; plain "Lafe" Smith Is good
An Important Deal.
An important real estate deal hns
been effected In the sale by Thomas
O'Connell and Dr. John O'Connell to
Contractor Joseph Hoole of the block
on Salem avenue occupied by the Sny
der livery and barber shop. Sullvan &
Ryan, Mr. Hoole's office and Reek's
clgnr factory.
The transfer hns been n fertile topic
of discission among huslness men, for
the property Is In the heart of tho
business district. The reputed figure.
Is $10,500, Mr. Hoole has not made
known his plans.
Tried to Steal n, Locomotive.
A man who gave his nnme as Thom
as Thomas and his residence ns Ply
mouth was arrested last night In the
Delnwnre nnd Hudson round house by
Speclnl Oftlcer Wagner. He was at
tempting to climb Into a locomotive,
clnlmlng thnt he wnnjed to tnke It to
go to a wreck down the road. It Is be
lieved thnt he Is Insane.
Knights of Pythias Soclnl.
Carbondale lodge, No. 230, Knlghtfl
of Pythias, will have a social time In
Cambrian hall on Wednesday evening
of this week, their regular meeting
night. The committee In charge of
the affair has arranged for n delight
ful social time nnd the members nre
engerly nntlclpatlng the pleasures of
the evening.
Meetings of Tonight.
Select council.
Olive Leaf lodge, No. lRfi, I, O. O. F.
Federal union, No, 720i.
Young Men's Institute.
Barbers' union.
Patriotic Older Sons of America.
'Phone :
NEW, 286
OLD, 0423
Tho Resignation of Director Hock
onberry, Who does to Oregon,
Causes Differences to Be Set Aside.
High School Faculty Chosen.
Other Hoard Matters.
Ptof. William D. Rryden was elected
principal ot .the Carbondale high school
nt the meeting of the board of educa
tion on Saturday; also all of the teach
ers who tnught In tho high school last
year, as follnws;
A. W. deary, Lucy Joslln, Kate
Mnce, C M. Lcshcr, May Kllpatrlck,
Cora Estnbrook, Harriet Hutchlns,
Ella Roland, Angell.i Rors. F. 11. Col
Hns,' Anna Rcrry, Julia Kllhullen,
Thomas W. Loftus, Sara Swigcrt,
Miss Mary Connerton nnd Miss Mar
garet Flnneran and Pntrlck M. Hren
nnn were elected ns additional teachers,
nnd Miss Mame Lally nnd Miss Anna
Stephens were selected to net as sub
stitute teachers nt a salary of $25 per
The election of Principal Rryden for
nnother year broke the deadlock which
at the last meeting of the board, on
Wednesday evening last, tied up all of
the teachers of the high school faculty.
The breaking of the deadlock was
due primarily to the resignation of
Director H. J. Hockenberry, who will
leave next week to accept a promising
ro.sltlon in LeOr.'Uid, (Oregon. Mr.
Hockenberry wns on the side that op
posed the election of Prfessr Rryden.
Mr. Gallagher, who was with Mr. Hock
enberry In bis opposition to Professor
Rryden, believing that nothing could
be gained by continuing the deadlock,
even though his side was of the opin
ion that it was in the rlcht. and fore
seeing that possibly the opposition
would elect n successor to Mr. Hocken
berry who would carry the day with
them nnd seat Mr Rryden. decided to
end the tlc-np nnd cast his vote with
the other side. This gave Mr. Rryden
tho requisite number of votes. Presi
dent Hughes nnd Mr. Hockenberry re
mained firm to the Inst and voted
against Professor Rryden.
W. R. Evans, of Terrace street, wns
elected to succeed Mr. Hockenberry,
whose resignation was presented anil
Mr. Hockenberry's severance of re
lations with the hoard was marked by
kind words from President Hughes nnd
Mr. Swlgert, who paid him sincere
compliments during their brief talks.
The board allowed an average In
crease of $5 to the school Janitors nnd
contracts weie directed to be made
with them for one year. The question
of tho salary of Janitor Lewis, of No.
9 school, however, was not disposed of
nnil it wns put over until a later meet
Superintendent Garr presented a re
port on the progress of the plans for
having the school children participate
In the semicentennial celebration. In
accepting the report, the building com
mittee wns directed to see to It that
the school buildings were fittingly
Scronton Whist Players Victorious.
There was an Interesting game of
whist at tho Carbondale Cycle club
house on Friday evening between a
team from Scranton and local players.
The home team was handicapped by
the absence of one of its skilled play
ers and the honors went to the men
from the Electric city. The score wns
plus twelve and two-thirds.
The Scranton plnyers were Messrs.
Wallace, Heintermlster, Dale, Rrnad
bent, Price nnd Henley. The first four
weie members of the Scranton team
which won such high honors nt the
national whist tournament In Minne
apolis a few days ago. The locnl
players were John Reese, O. A. Singer,
D. W. Humphrey, O. M. Pntterson, Dr.
S. E. Moyer and J. A. Hoole.
Funeral of Mrs. Walsh.
The fune'rnl of the lnte Mrs, Rrldget
Walsh, of Hospital street, who met
such a shocking death on the Ontario
nnd Western railroad bridge over
Rrooklyn street, Wednesday, was held
on Saturday forenoon. Interment wns
In St. Rose cemetery. Services were
conducted In St. Rose church, where
a high mass of requiem was sung.
The pall bearers were Thomas Mc
Nulty. MIchnel Price. Michael Golden,
Patrick O'Malln, Thomas W. Cox nnd
Henry McLaughlin.
W. C. T. TJ. Election.
The following were elected nt the
recent meeting of the Woman's Chris
tlnn Temperance union: President,
Mrs. Van Gorder; secretary, Mrs.
Rurnnrd: treasurer, Mrs. David Dunn;
vice president, Mrs, Rutler; recording
secretary, Mrs. Stanton.
Sundny School Picnic. I
The annual picnic of the Presby
terian Tpunday school will be held on
Friday of this week at Farvlew.
Mall Carrier W. Rlehase Is on his
Miss Marlon DImock Is visiting In
Clinton, Wayne county.
Misses Mary nnd Emma Coogan nro
enjoying n two weeks' outing nt Ren
ton. Miss Josl Leonnrd, of Scranton, Is
being entertained by Miss Agnes
MUs Maine Moore, of Newton, Is the
guest of Miss Margaret McAndrew, on
Rrooklyn street.
Mrs. R. Manvllle nnd her guest. Mrs.
David Zleley. of Rrooklyn, N. Y., nre
nt Preston park.
Miss Walsh, ot Philadelphia, Is the
guest of the Misses Monahnu, at the
Harrison houte.
Mrs. George Culver, of Garfield nve
nue, has gone on an extended visit to
Mount Holly. N J.
Miss Katie Morrison will resume her
duties at "The Fair" today, after en
Joying her vacation.
Mrs. William Clum ond Mrs. G. H.
DImock were In Scranton Friday call
ing on Mrs. D. La Rue.
MISFes Kathryn Pnro nnd Jennie
Fox have returned from a three weeks'
visit In New York city,
Patrick nnd Martin Kennedy left
Saturday for several weeks' visit with
New York city relatives.
Edward Burke, who Is located as
telegraph operator In New York city,
Is visiting at tho home of his parents,
Roadmaator John N, Rurke and Mrs.
Burke, on Rrooklyn street.
Silas Tucker has accepted a position
at the bobbin works of the Clover Leat(
Manufacturing company.
Postmnster John It. Thomas return
ed on Saturday from a visit at the
Pan-American exposition.
Mrs. George Du Rols and daughter
Hazel, and Mls Fronces Shafer are
visiting friends In Honesdale.
Miss Tlllle McOownn, of Rrooklyn.
street, who hns been 111 for the past
week, Is able to be out again.
W. R. Culver, of the Hendricks com
pany's office, left Snturdny evening on
u business trip to Indianapolis.
Miss Lena Spencer, of Owen Sound,
Canadn, Is visiting her nunt, Mrs. W.
T. Rlnghom, on Dundnff street.
Joseph Mlssett, of Rrooklyn street,
Is spending two weeks with his son,
Dr. J. V. Mlssett, of Philadelphia.
Mr. and Mrs. L. Glger and family
nnd Mr. nnd Mrs. J. Jenkins nnd fam
ily spent Sunday nt Newton lake.
Mrs. Elizabeth Conrad, who has been
visiting her son George on Clark nve
nuc, has returned to Susqitehannn.
Jnmes nnd Mnry Walsh, of Wilkes
Rarre, are visiting their grandmother,
Mrs. Kelly, on South Church street.
Mrs. Timothy MrOarry nnd daugh
ter Mary, of Terrace street, hnve re
turned from n pleasant visit with New
York city friends.
Miss Annie Murray, of Reese Rros.
store, leaves on her vacation today,
and Miss Nellie McNulty returns after
a ten days' outing.
Thomas Duffy, who Is managing the
pharmacy of James Kearney, on Jack
son street. West Scranton, spent yes
terday nt his home in this city.
Mrs. K. G. Wickwlro nnd sons, Rry
son and Lorln, nnd Miss Eunice nnd
Oretta Bryson, of Salem avenue, nro
enjoying nn outing nt Poyntelle.
The Misses Ella and Lizzie Horan,
of tho West Side, nnd Katheryn nnd
Anna Farrell, of Plko street, aro
spending a few weeks nt Waymart.
Mrs. R. I. Russell, of Watetbury,
Conn., Is visiting her sister. Mrs. John
Maze, of 2 Clnrk avenue. Her mother,
Mrs. H. F. Conrad, matron of Wes
leynn college. Mlddleton. Conn., has
returned home.
Mrs. Catherine Messett and Frank
Messett, of Schennctady, N. Y nre
visiting nt the home of Joseph Mes
sett, on Rrooklyn street. Frank Mes
sett, whose home was In Carbondale,
will leave here In a few weeks for
the College of Physicians and Sur
geons, at Baltimore.
Select Commander Perry Helndel, of
York, visited Jermyn castle. No. 102,
Knights of the Mystic Chain, Satur
day evening for the purpose of con
ferring the mark degree on a num
ber of past presidents of Jermyn nnd
surrounding lodges. The visit of the
head of the order was an Important
one nmong the members of the frater
nity nnd a number of visitors from
CarhondnJe. Peckvlllo and Scranton
castles were present. Refore the de
gree was conferred, Mr. Helndel de
livered an address on the principles
nnd progress of the order. The spenker
Is a man of commanding nppearance
and n good talker, and his address
was frequently Interrupted by the en
thusiastic applause of his hearers. At
the conclusion of the address, the
mark rank wns conferred by Select
Commander Helndel. assisted by Vice
Commander Henry Chapman, Marshal
E. O. Dawe, Recording Scribe William
Curley, Chaplain William Rawllng,
Inside Guard Edwin Germln, Outside
Guard William Glbbs. Those who re
ceived the degree were; Past Com
manders William Renson, Samuel
roopr, jr., Andrew Richards, Castb?
1R2; G. Northsteln, C. L. Mack, Cas
tle 103; Joseph Wilso and Thomas J.
Sklnenr, Castle 20.-). The committee
on credentials were: j. Williamson.
Castle 137: J. Curley, Castle 162; B.
Vreeland, Castle 205. A .social session
was afterwards held. Refreshments
were served, cigars passed around and
the evening very pleasantly passed, nil
present carrying away with them
many enjoyable recollections of Select
Commander Helndel's official visit to
Mrs. C. A. Rattenberg entertained a
number of young people on Saturday
evening at her home on South Main
street, In honor of her guests, the
Mlsse Anna and Stella Cure, of Tomp
klnsvllle. The evening was enjoyably
spent. Those present were: Misses
Helen and Carrie Rattenberg. of Arch
bald; Lena and Nellie Hill, of Bir
mingham. Ala.: Mary Swlek, Laura
Hill. Gertie Davis, Jessie Winter.
Emily Rich, Anna and Stella Cure,
Frank Winter. Harry Griffiths, Ralph
Rymer. Attorney C. A. Rattenberg and
Mr. Smnle. of Carbondnle.
Rev. nnd Mrs. Fuller will leave to
day on a vacation to Atlantic City.
The Citizens' band has received an
engagement to play three days at the
Carbondale centennial next month.
George Oehhardt. of the South End,
Is enjoying the sea breezes at Atlan
tic City.
Mrs. H. D. Carey returned home on
Saturday from a ten days' visit with
relatives at Carlisle.
Mrs. John Penrose, of West May
field. Is 111.
Misses Rachel and Annie Griffiths, of
Main street, left Saturday on a visit
to Ttlea and Albany, N. Y.
The Artesan Hose company attend
ed the Vnndllng Hose company pic
nlc Saturday. Theboys appeared In
their new uniforms for the first time
nnd were greatly admired.
Henry Mackey, aged IS. and John
Rumford, aged Ifi, were arrested for
burglary by Constable William Ooyne
on Friday night. On Saturday night
of August 3, the store of William
Ooyne was burglarized. A week later,
on a Saturday night, three bold at
tempts were made to enter the Jewelry
store of J. Rarrett. Suspicion rested
on Mackey and Rumford. During the
week the lads admitted to compan
ions thnt they had entered Coyne's
store and had mnde the nttempt to
do so at the Jewelry store. Mr. Ooyne
wns appralfcod nnd sworn nut a wnr
rnnt before Justlc of the Pence S. W.
Arnold for Mackey nnd Rumford's ar
rest. When they were brought before
Arnold, they both admitted their
guilt, nnd told In an off-hand, laugh
ing wny, how they hnd lounged nbout
town until after midnight nnd then
boldly entered the plnce. taking what
money they could find nnd filling their
pockets with fruit nnd candy, would
go to some secluded spot anil have a
feast, ns they called It. For the past
two weeks a great many attempts
have been mado to enter business
places. Only a short time ag"o, tho
store of Roberts Rros. was entered
nnd a quantity of groceries and other
goods taken. It Is thought that the
I arrest of Mackey and Rumford will
now put a. atop to this petty thiev
ing. Justice of the Peace Arnold com
mitted the lads to the county Jail to
await the action of the grand Jury.
Mrs. William Hughes is visiting rela
tives at Shohola.
William Williams spent Sunday at
Mr. nnd Mrs. Gilbert Pierce spent
Sunday at Honesdale, as the guest of
Mrs. Hoisted.
Mr, F. L. Taylor spent ' yesterday
with Scott relatives.
Mrs. Hayden Samson Is visiting rela
tives at Honesdale.
About 4 o'clock yesterday morning
fite broke out In the blacksmith shop
of Patrick Feeney, on Lackawanna
street. The Excelsior Hose company
ptomptly responded to the alarm and
extinguished the flames before n great
amount of da,mage wail done. The
cause of the fire Is unknown.
Miss Tlllle Davis, of Scott street, en
tertained the members of her class In
the Rlakelv Raptlst Sunday school at
her home on Saturday afternoon. The
time was enjoyably spent. The guests
were: Dwlght Klngsley, Arthur Reich,
Wendell Davis, Willie Price. Arthur
Klngsley. Harry Hodge, Charlie Reich,
Walter Dnvls nnd Charlie Wnlker.
John Rurke, father of tho late Mrs.
W. J. Sweeney, died nt the Lacka
wanna hospital In Scranton on Satur
day. He had been 111 for several weeks.
Deceased was formerly a resident of
Carbondale, but has lived at this plnce
for several years. He was of a quiet,
unassuming disposition and esteemed
by all who knew him. The remains
were taken to Carbondale, from where
the funeral will be held this morning.
T. H Evans. Allan Scott and Charles
Cunningham have returned to New
Mr. nnd Mrs. W. J. Schubmehl hnve
returned home from Atlantic City.
They were accompanied horn by Miss
Laura McCawley, of Leroy, N. Y.
The funeral of Joseph, the 9-year-old
son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Out-
knecht. of Prlceburg, was held yester
day afternoon. The services were con
ducted In St Patrick's church by Rev.
John McLaughlin, after which Inter
ment was made in St. Patrick's ceme
tery. Officer John McAndrew spent yester
day at Carbondale.
A farewell reception was given In
honr of Messrs. William Kennedy and
William Rray, of New Jersey, nt the
home of Prof, nnd Mrs. John Wat
kins, of Main street, on Friday even
ing. The Wntklns orchestra added
much to the pleasure of tho even
ing, rendering excellent musical selec
tion. Flashlight pictures were taken
of the group. Delicious refreshments
were served. The guests present were:
Prof, and Mrs. John Watklns. Mr.
nnd Mrs. Joseph Coombs, Mr. nnd Mrs.
Reese Thomns. Mr. and Mrs. David
Jones, Misses Mary Jenkins, Francis
Watklns, Lillian Dnvls, Annie Martin,
Margnret Rnsham, Leah Evans, nnd
Messrs. Wllllnmb J. Brny, David Ken
nedy, William Rray, Edward Murphy,
Elmer Davis, Jenkln Davis, Charles
Welhel, Henry Coombs, Harry Wnt
klns nnd William Townsend.
All members of Lnckawanna coun
cil, No. 54, Degree of Pocohontas, are
requested to meet in the council rooms
this evening, as business of vital Im
portance demands their presence.
Tomorrow the Baptist Young Peo
ple's union of Northeastern Pennsyl
vania will run their excursion to Glen
Onoko. ' Tickets can be procured from
John C. Richards, of Grove street.
Train over the Central Railroad of
New Jersey at 7.30 a. m.
A mine party made up of popular
young people made a pleasant trip
through the Archbald mine on Fri
day evening. The party was chaper
oned by Mr. James Bowen and all re
ported a good time. Those who com
prised the party were: Mr. and Mrs.
Edward Kelt, Mr. and Mrs. Motts
Alles. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Herbster,
Mrs. II. Hofram. Mr. Fred Kell, Misses
Mame Wetters, Lottie Wetters, Jos
eph Wetters," Albert Hlrdlngmler, of
South Scranton: Mrs. H. Flynn and
Harry Flynn, of Brooklyn, N. Y.; M.
J. Smith, of Lincoln Heights, and
James Bowen, of this place.
The Young Men's Christian associa
tion banquet will be held on Wednes
day evening, Instead of Thursday, at
Van Horn's hall.
Misses Susie Harris. Annie, Edith
nnd Gertrude Wntklns, Rebecca and
Polly Davis and Jennie Inglls returned
home Saturday, after spending the
past ten days nt Lake Carey.
A family gathering wns held at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Isaac J. Davis,
of Middle street, yesterday.
Rev. Mr. Punk, of Duryea Methodist
Episcopal church, officiated at the
morning services In the Presbyterian
J church yesterday.
Joseph FalrelAugh. of North Scran
ton, called on his father, Joseph J.
Fafrelough, on Main street.
Edward Harvey has returned from
his camping trip to Lake Carey.
Miss Laura Sperber, of Taylor street,
has been spending the past few days
with her aunt, Miss Emma Cooper,
In Wllkes-Barre.
Charles Moore, of Grove street, Is
home from his week's trip to Syracuse,
N. Y.
Mr, and Mrs. J. E. Davis, Mrs. Da
vld S. Price and son, Rert, Mrs. J. R.
Reese and children returned Saturday
from a ten days' sojourn at Atlantic
Thomas M. Howells and Mrs.
Wilson, of South Taylor, are spend
ing a few days at Dundaff.
Foreman and Mrs. W. R. Owens ond
sons. Willie and Allen, are home from
a ten-days' sojourn at Sheepshead Ray,
N. Y.
Emblem division, No. 57, Sons of
Temperance, will meet In regulnr ses
sion this evenms.
Mrs. James Morris, sr., and daugh
ter, Miss Gertrude, and Miss Maud
Davis nre home after spending the
past ten days rusticating at Lake
James S. Inglls, of Rayre, Pa., spent
yesterday as the guest of his parents,
Mr. nnd Mrs. Robert Inglls, on North
Main .street.
Speelal to the Seranton Trihune.
New Mllford. Aug. 16. The New
Mllford graded school will open Sept.
2, 1901. Mifs N'lna Taft has been em
ployed ns teacliev In tho Intermediate
department, In the place of Miss Nina
Moore, who has accepted a position In
the Hurtori public school.
Huhbard Payne and wife recently
visited friends In North Jackson.
Miss Maud Tallman, of Thompson,
was a. guest of relatives In town last
Mr, and Mrs. Henry Morse enter
tained their daughter, Mrs, Fred Sum
Pennsylvania Railroad in Connection with Dataware and Huison R. R,
Holly Beach, Sea Isle City, Ocean City, Anglesea,
Wlldwood, Avnlon, New Jersey,
AUGUST 22, 1901.
Tickota good for 10 day exclusive of going date, will be sold from
Scranton, Wilkes-Barro and intormodlnto stations at the rato of
$5.00 for the Round Trip
Clooil coins only on train leaving SC flAN'TOA' 0.4S a. m., and returning on all regular train
within limit. Throunh coaehe from Scranton to Philadelphia I'awnjtfra for Atlantic Olv
may uao regular trains Iratlne broad hlrert Station, Phlladrlphli, via Df-lawaro Illm Bridce
Houte at 8.rr. tun a. in.. 2 41. 4 II and 7 U p. m week diya. 8.00, 0.20 a. m., 2.41 and 7.14 p.
m. Sundaj. or anv regular train bom Maikot Strret Wharf. I'aengfra for other polnta will me
train trom Mirket Street Wharf. Ticket d. not lnrludi transfer between Broad
Street Station and Market Stn-et Wharf, fcti.p oer at Philadelphia can be had
either going or returning within limit 01 tirket. rnr lull infotmatlon apply to ticket agenla.
J. D. 1IUTC1IISSOX, J. It. WOOD, r.K.nltr.K "V. nOYD.
Oer.cral Manager. fieneial Paweniti' Agent. Awlitant Oential l'-enger Agent.
mers, of I'.lnghamton, tho fore part of
this we-k.
William Stewart and family spent
Monday of last week with JIurford
K. R. Mors, of Merlden, Conn., is a
guest of his mother-in-law, .Mrs. Ame
lia Hutterfleld.
Mr. nnd Mrs. Harry Lyons, of Mont
rose, was In town Wednesday.
Miss Julia Fernnne called on Hall
stead friends last Friday.
The nnnunl reunion of the descend
nnts of Ann Shny will be held nt the
home of R. F. Walker, In the town
ship, on Sept. 6, 1P01 .
Jny H. Vnll nfld wife, of Scran
ton, were pleasant callers In town
last week Sunday.
Thomas Allen nnd wife, of Rlnghnm
ton, spent Sunday with relatives In
Tho funeral services of Stephen Rnr
nard were conducted from tho homo
of his parents Aug. 11, by Rev. I. D.
Mnllery. Mr. Rnrnard was ID years of
age. The cause of his death was In
flammatory rheumatism.
Miss Inez Shelp Is In Ruffalo this
week. .
Miss Lucia Hutterfleld spent a few
days the fore part of this week with
Montrose friends.
Mrs. J. Hayden and children are In
Auburn this week.
Joe and Jim Williams, of New York,
called on New Mllford friends reeently.
Frank E. Benjamin, of Nicholson,
was shaking hands with old friends
In town Sunday.
Ray Aldrlch nnd Charles RenJ.imln
are camping at East Lake.
Special to the Seranton Trilmne.
Plttston, Aug. IS. Despite yester
day's unfavorable- weather the cele
bration of the Italians of this vicinity
at the Aest Plttston fair grounds
proved very successful, attracting n
large nttendnnce not only of Itnllans
hut of all nationalities. The only dis
appointing feature was the nbtence of
the fireworks, the New York gentle
man who had this feature In charge
falling to nrrlve. It Is announced, how
ever, that tho display will take place
Monday evening without fail. Dur
ing the afternoon n huge number ot
balloons were started skyward. A re
markable occurrence thnt hns prob
ably never happened before nnd may
not hnpnen ngaln within a thousand
years, was the return of one of the bal
loons nfter n half hour's milling. When
the balloon wns stnrted theie wns a
northenst wind blowing which later
changed to n southwest breeze, carry
ing the balloon bnck irfter It hnd been
list sight of nnd almost forgotten. It
fell within fifteen feet of where It
started. The special feature of the af
ternoon wnr the base ball game be
tween the Rrothors' team of Ham
town and the Apple RIostoms. of West
Plttston, which proved a very Interest
ing exhibition for the first three In
nings, after which the Rrothers took a
batting streak nnd securerl Mich n lead
ns to which the limb hmhnrgohmb ao
ns to dishearten their opponents, and
win the game by the score of 20-tl.
The Rlossonrs however, put up a
strong game considering the seml
profefslonals they were up against.
A slight flreo ceurrei at the pnro
chlal residence of St. '""nslmlr's Polish
Catholic church on Church street, Inst
night nbout S o'clock, but did little
Anthony Stanosky, a Duryea Po
lander, Is In a critical condition, the
result of eight sub wounds Inflicted,
It s sad. by August Wltkoskl during a
quarrel In a .speakeasy at that plnce.
William Weltz, of Huchrstown. n
driver boy on the culm dump nt No,
R shaft, was caught beneath a enr yes
terday morning nnd had the flesh on
his right leg badly torn.
William Mortis, n I'nlted States
marine statlor.fd nt he Norfolk navy
yard, returns to duty tomorrow after
spending a ten days' furlough at the
home of his parents on Luzerne ave
nue, West Plttston.
Miss Lizzie Smith died at her home
on Cliff street yesterday afternoon, af
ter a brief Illness of rheumatism.
Subscription lifts are helng eirrulat
ed among the members of St. John's
pirlsh here for a substantial token of
esteem to be presented to Monslgnor
Garvey before his departure from this
city for his new field of labor at Al
toonri. About 9 o'clock Saturday night con
siderable excitement was created In
the central part of the city, when a
pistol shot rang out on the still night
air. It came ftom the alley In the
rear of Main street, between Rroad
and William streets, and thither a
large crowd hurried. Thnt no crime
was chronicled was due to the poor
aim of a man named ('awley. who
adopted nn unusually severe method of
Inflicting punishment on n misbehaved
son. The latter had tied from his
father' presmce and wns making
good speed up the alley mentioned,
chased by the Irnte fnthep. The son
enslly succeeded In distancing his
father, however, nnd the lntter, not to
be outdone, pulled 11 revolver and Hied,
hut fortunately missed his mark.
Another big cave. In of the workings
of the old Rutler colliery dropped the
tracks of the Lehigh Valley railroad's
cuMiff branch near Smlthvllle last
night. The cave, was about twenty
feet in width and fully 200 feet long,
nnd tho track fell a distance of five
feet. The cave was fortunately rs.
covered by a track walker, and trains
flagged before any accident had oc
curred. Plttston and vicinity had n good
shar-H of the heavy storm which passeif
over this section of the state within
the last twenty-four hours. There was
but little wind and lightning, however.
I but the rain fell heavily all night and
thin morning Rut little damage was
done ns fnr ns. could be learned, the
telephone nnd electro light wire's suf
fering the most. The city was In
darkness all last night. In the vicin
ity of Falling Springs the storm wns
quite severe. Lnrge trees' were up
rooted nnd railroaders say the windows
In several locomotives were blown In.
Another Opportunity to Visit Cali
fornia Under the Auspices of the
Pennsylvania Railroad's Personally-Conducted
In view of the great popularity of
transcontinental travel under the Personally-Conducted
System, ns evinced
In the recent Pennsylvania Railroad
Tour to the Pacific Const nnd Cana
dian Northwest, that company has de
cided to run another tour to the Pa
cific Coast, Including in the Itiner
ary a visit to the world-famous Grand
Canon of Arizona, In the early Fall.
Tho tour will leave New York, Phila
delphia, Rnltlmore, Wnshlngton, nnd
othor stations' on he Pennsylvania
railroad enst of rittshurg, on Mon
day, Sept. 23, nnd reneh New York on
the homewnrd trip Tuesday, Oct. 2Z
As In former tours to California un
der the auspices of the Pennsylvania
railroad, a special train, composed of
the highest class of Pullman equip
ment, will be utilized during the en
tire trip. Excellent meals will bo
served In the dining cars attached to
the train during the entire Journey,
except during the stops at San Fran
cisco and Chicago. An ohservntlon enr
will appeal to nil who delight In scen
ery. Few trips nfford so great a di
versity In Nature's' beauties as the one
outlined below. Westward bound, the
tourists will pass through the wild
slopes of the Colorado Rockies, around
the Great Salt Lake, and over the fast
nesses of the Sierra Nevada. After
visiting all the beautiful resorts on
the sunny California slopes', the east
ward Journey will bV through the
Arizona desert to the Grand Canon of
Arizona. Its beauties cannot be paint
er" In mere words. Magnificent In col
oring, awful In Its depths, It stands
nmong the nnturnl wonders of tho
world. Thence nrross the plains to
St. Louis, nnd eastward: through Illi
nois. Indiana, Ohio and Pennsylvania,
the tourists reach their destination Just
thirty days after leaving home.
Tho various transcontinental lines
having made low rates on account
of the General Triennial Convention of
the Protestant Episcopal church, the
Pennsylvania Railroad company Is en
abled to offer this superb vncatlon trip
nt the low rate of $1S5 for the round
trip from New York, Philadelphia, Bal
timore, Washlngtoni or any point on
Pennsylvania railroad east of Pitts
burg, one in a berth; and tlfis for the
round trip, two persons occupying the
same herth. The rate from Plttshurg
will be JS less.
Diagrams are now open, nnd ns the
number who enn be nccommodated
will be strictly limited, names should
bo registered Immediately.
Fnr further Information and de.
srrlptlve pamphlet, apply to George
W. Boyd, Assistant General Passenger
Agent, Broad street station, Philadel
phia. Lacknwanna Limited on New Time.
The new schedule of the Lackawanna
Limited, the peer In equipment and
service of any passenger train In the
east, makes It vastly more convenient
not only to travelers from New York
and Ruffalo, but to people all along
the Lackawanna railroad. Instead of
reaching New York nt 8 o'clock In tho
evening It now arrive?' there nt R.53.
o'clock. Instead of reaching Buffalo
as heretofore nt 8 o'clock It now
reaches there nt in o'clock. On tho
oldi nnlvlng time the evening In New
York or Ruffalo was practlcnlly use.
Ie..s either for pleasure or business,
for the evening was well along by the
time travelers had reached their
honiep. Ry using one of these useless
hours In the trip to New York nnd two
of the useless evening hours In the
Journey to Ruffalo, the Laeknwannn
hn given to all Its patrons In one
case one hour and In the other case
two hours of valuable time during the
busiest hours of the day. To huslness
men thin means much. To Indies It
means less haste In 'preparing for
The convenience of these trains Is
plainly apparent. Leaving New York
at noon the westbound train makes
Stroudsburg at S.29; Scranton at 3.47.
Rlnghnmtnn at S.18; Owego at B4S.
Waverly nt 6.10; Elmlra at 6.3!; Cor
ning at fi.'59; Rath- at 7.26, nnd Mount
Morris nt 8.33, Leaving Huffalo nt 11
o'clork In the forenoon the eastbound
train makes Elmlra at 2.1"; Waverly
at 23S; Owego at 3.01; Rlnghamton
nt 3.23; Scrnntnn nt 6.00. nnd Strouds
burg nt 6.23, Other locnl trnlns run
at convenient hourn to these points
to make connections with these fast
thiough trains, giving to all towns on
the line the benefit of the change In
schedules. ,
Reduced Rates to Chattanooga, Tenn.
mid Return via Southern Railway.
On account of the twelfth annual
convention of tho National Association
of Letter" Carriers at Chattanooga,
Tenn., September 2-7, 1901, the South
ern railway will sell round trip tickets
to Chnttnnooga, Tenn., at rate of one
first-class fare. Tickets will bo sold, to
nnyone, on August 31. September 1 and
2. with final limit to September 10, 1901
Through Pullman drawing room
sleeping cars o Chattanooga daily.
Dining car senile.
Charles L. Hopkins, district passen
ger agent, Southern railway, 82S Chest
nut street. Philadelphia, will futntsh
all Information.