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THE SCRANTON TRIBUNE-TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 1902.
CALLED FOB ITS THIRD TRIAL
Celebrated Damage Suit, Which
Nearly Caused n Couple of Per
sonal Encounters nt Its Previous
Trial, Is Resumed Before Judge
Gordon, of Clearfield County One
Jury Gave a Verdict of $7,000 and
Another Disagreed Twenty-two of
the Tifty Cases Disposed of.
Once more the celebrated trespass
milt of Mary Duflln against the city of
Fcranton is on trlnl. It was railed
yesterduy in court room No. S, before
JuriRC Cyrus Gordon, of Clearfield,
who was called to assist in common
plc.is, this week, that Judge ICdwards
way devote his attention to urgent
This is the third trial of the case-.
It was first tried before Judge II. W.
rclinald and resulted in a verdict for
the plaintiff in the sum of $7,000. A
new trial was granted on the ground
that the verdict was excessive. The
rase next came up before Judge Kelly
ind the jury disagreed. Four days
rvprc spent In each of the previous
trials, and it is likely the present trial
will extend over the same if not a
gi eater period.
On the plaintiff's side are arranged,
ns counsel, Colonel T. It. Martin, ex
dlstrict attorney of Luzerne, who was
bcr senior counsel in the preceding
tilals; Colonel F. J. Fitzsimmons, Ma
jor Everett "Warren and Hon. C. P.
O'Malley. The defense Is looked after
oy City Solicitor George M. Watson
and Assistant City Solicitor D. J. Da
vis. The jury selected to try the ease
THE DUFFFIX JUItY.
II. It, Join-, filmier, Spring Hrnok.
.lolm Iliimvlt, machinist, Ciboncialc.
.lame1- O. l'immiil', i lerk, Scranten.
Jolm L. .JonCN cletl;, Keianlon.
ni-niRp V.. Stevenson, civil engineer, Waverly.
I. r. llo.vt, stoic mani-rer, Peckiille.
Morris II. lilioclcs, fanner, Xnith Aliiugtcii.
Uroiin- Thomas, ronliattor, Dillon.
II. W, IVdt, luiokl-eepei, Wintnr
Orlando Well;, fanner, fircnflolil.
.Inlm 11.11 rib, nsei.l, Taj lei.
Thcoilmo Puller, cent, Sci.uiloii.
The suit giows out of an accident
vi Miss Duflln, which occurred Novem
ber 4, 1S9.1, on Adams avenue. Sh had
partments nt tlio homo of JIIss Comp
ton in the middle of the :!00 block of
Adams avenue on the right hand side
going north, On the other side of tho
street, a little to the north of the
Compton home, is Keller's blacksmith
shop, and adjoining tho Keller prop
erty, on the north, was, at that time,
a vacant lot owned by (', 11. Scott, and
used by him for storing machinery.
A largo Iron wheel or belt-pulley,
flvo feet In diameter, and eight Inches
wiilu at the rim and hub was for a
long time resting against the outside
of the fence In front of the Scott prop
erty. Tho sidewalk on Adams avenue, be
tween tho ten-foot reservation and
curb Is laid out at ten feet, All of the
sidewalk, however, was not fully oc
cupied by tho flagstone walk, Tho
IlagH wero about four and one-half feet
in width and their center lino was at
tho center ll-jo of the ten-foot space
Vtlil out for u sidewalk,
TUB AVHERb FELL.
The Iron wheel, according to tho
plaintiff's story, fell down one day,
Hiid landed with not more than a foot
of Us rim extending over nnd on thn
ten-foot sldewiilk space, and within a
foot and a hulf of tho edge of tho
Saturday night, November 4, 1S03,
MIhs Dutlln left her apartments about
6 o'clock, to go to the. drug store, on
the corner of Adams avenuo nnd Mul
berry street, It was a dark night und
valuing hard. She crossed the street
and wis talking with an umbrella
raised. In front of the Scott property. -she
encountered two other women, car
rying raised umbrellas. She was on
tho Inside of the flag-wall; and In mov
ing aside to let them pass, she stepped
off the lings, collided with the vim of
the wheel and' fell across it striking
on her Imad and tilde,
A long descent-shaped gash was In
flicted on her foiehead, over the leit
eye, and according to her statement her
side was bruised. As a result of these
wounds, she alleges, her sight has been
so impaired, she Is almost blind, nnd
internal derungements have resulted
which will make her un Invalid for life,
Tito city alleges that the wheel was
not on the sidewalk, nnd that at all
events Miss Dullln's alleged permanent
disabilities aro not tho result of the
incident, but of chronic disorders,
A number of prominent physicians
nro witnesses )n th'y case, among them
l)r, U. O. Itoos, who attended Miss
Duflln tho night of the accident. He is
a witness for the city, At the last trial
of the case Dr. Koos and Dr. S. P.
Longstreet flatly contradicted one an
other regarding an utterance alleged to
have been made by the former and
tending to show he had animosity
against Miss Duflln, on account of a
dispute regarding a bill. Other profes
sional men engaged in tho case were
threatening each other with personal
violence as a consequence of alleged In
sults, and all In all, It developed Into
one of the most celebrated civil suits
ever tried here.
The opening for tho nlnintlff was
made yesterday afternoon by Colonel
Fitzsimmons. It .was a brief, concise,
but very complete levicw of what con
stitutes tho plaintiff's case. He said:
The ncllon jou are suoin to try is biought by
Mny Pufltn iisuin-t the illy of Scranton. It was
iu-tituted to leaner dama-rct for injuries which
she inched t humph negligence of the city. No
embcr 4, 1fcl). Tlie accident oicuncd on Adams
avenue. The plaintiff was walking on the side
walk and was enrjin a mined iimmella, tho
Heather being ory stormy. It was at night,
and when she got near Keller's wagon works,
betnein Linden and Miiluciij street', she stepped
to the Inside of the sidewalk to lot pass tonio
prions who weie coming from the opposite di'iei'
tioit. As flio did so, her foot caught in n lirge
iion wheel, which caused her to fill with gleat
foico on llio wheel, stiikinjr her head, face ami
body on il. The fall icsulted in inlllcUiiir the
tcverrst injmies little less than those tint oe
cimou death. Mic was canted to her apaitments
at the home of .Mis. Compton. Medical aid was
called and her wounds dressed. One of tlieni,
which was across licr forehead over her left eye,
consisted of a gash or cut in which fouitecn
slilchps were placed, she also incurred internal
injuries of a permanent and most distressing
character. Tlie fall was a most violent one ami
lcotiltcd, not only in great physical pain and
menial agony, but nl-o in nuking her an in
valid for life.
Our contention is that the wheel, which caused
her to fail, was wheie it should not have been,
and that (he city of Suanloii was negligent in
permitting tlie wheel to bo when- it was, We
shall show jou that the wiieel w.w on that poi
tion of tiiestieet re.-ened for sidewalk and had
been for dies, if not weeks, befoie this accident
happened, and that, under the circiiiirtuiicci, it
could not hale been seen by tile plaintiff. We
hli ill then proceed to show jou the chaiarler of
the injuiies temporary and permanent, that were
inflicted. We skill show you that this plaintiff
i and will be to the end of her dajs, lieciuse
of I he city's negligence, depihcd nearly, uf her
eyesight and will otlieiwis!! be a phjoical ml
feu r. While we cannot expect you to adeipntely
compensate, her for the gieat los. 6he has suffered
and Is sulfeiiu-r and will continue to sutler, .it
we shall ask jou to make her life ciidni .tide by
ghing her n veidlrt that will enable lur to exist
without invoking the cold charity of the woild.
When In her former physical condition, Min
Duflln was able to maintain herself and pmilde
for (he futuie tlunugh lur ability to teach in the.
public schools or act in any capacity that called
for a high order of ititellrclual attainments. The
accident, which was caused by fho city's negli
gence, has piaetieallv dcpiivcd her of eirnin;; a
livelihood and so injuicd ber that she can look
foiwaul to tin' time t come only wlih idnn.
and despair. Of the tlie human senses, the nio-t
priielcs (s the sense of seeing. n money can
supply its value. Tho law In lis ineicy and wis
dom pmvldis all that human agency cm afford
In cas's like Jim aic swoin to tiy. It saja that
a pei.-on iujiucd as Miss Duflln is, shall be coin
penciled, as far as possible, by the party irenoif
slide for the injuiy.
In this cae, tlie city of Scranton was btoasIj
iicgllgrut, and, wIkmi we shall lino established
that fact to jour satisfaction, we shall conli
ilently ask jou to give lur a veuliet, sulllclent in
size lo guard her, in llio yeats yet unborn,
against the lavages of novelty ami tlio haid
ships of indigence,
The first witness called by tho plain
tiff was City Engineer Joseph V. Phil
lips, from whom It wus elicited that tho
sidewalk was laid out at a width of ten
tevt and Unit the Hag walk only occu
pied about half of this space. Ho was
also examined at length to show that
the phico of tho accident Is In tlie heart
of the city.
Mr. and Mrs. Krington Knapp, who
lived over tho Keller factory In 18113,
testified to tho condition of the side
walk nnd that tho wheel extended on
the ten-foot space about u foot, Both
swore positively that the wheel had
been In that position for six months
prior to the ncoldent and that on tho
Monday following the accident It was
removed. Uy whom It was removed
they could not tell.
They also testltled to having known
Miss Duflln to be apparently physically
well prior to tho accident, nnd that
after sho was able to bo about subse
quent to the accident, she frequently
passed them on the street without leo
ognlzlng them, until they would call
nfter her. Tim nature of tho cut on
Miss Duflln's foreheud and complaints
of great pain in tho side made by Miss
Dutlln, after being conveyed to Ipcr
apartments, wero also testified to by
At 3.45 tho case was adjourned until
today, to permit City Solicitor Watson
to appear before the Superior court In
the Neuls' case, which was reached at
Miss Duflln, the plaintiff, is well
known both here und In "Wllkes-Barre.
When a young girl she taught school
in the latter city, and lived with the
family of Colonel Martin, her senior
counsel. She later taught school In this
city, and at the time oe the accident
was conducting an employment bureau.
Since the accident she lias continued
the employment bureau, put, sho claims,
with the aid of an asslsuint-
fahofr timef health
Only one other case was tried yester
day In common pleas, that of W. G.
Bateman against M. T. Keller. Eate
man sued for twenty days' wages, at
$1.B0 a day. Mr. Keller's defense was
that he agreed to pay Bateman J1.23 a
day and $1.50 If he proved himself com
petent. Ho discharged him at the end
of twenty days for Incompetency. Tho
jury awarded the plaintiff a verdict of
$18.41. The trial was before Judge" Kelly
in tho main court room. John F. Mur
phy appeared for the plaintiff, and John
F. Scragg for tho defendant.
The case of the Patrick Ilnggerly es
tate against the City of Scranton, for
damages growing out of the widening
of Robinson street, which was con
tinued over from last week, before
Judge Newcomb, was given to the jury
at 10 o'clock yesterday morning. In the
afternoon the jury returned a verdict
of $300 for tho plaintiff. This Is $200
In excess of what tho viewers had
Continuances, settlements and en
gagements of counsel in other cases in
the common pleas and Superior courts
left Judge Kelly without a case for
trial after he had disposed of the Bate-man-Keller
case, and court in tho main
room was, accordingly, adjourned early
in the afternoon until this morning,
when a number of cases are expected
to be ready.
"When tho list for the present week
wus called for the first time, a week
ago yesterday, nine of the fifty cases
were disposed of by continuance, settle
ment or reference. At the second call
ing of the list yesterday thirteen more
were disposed of, as follows:
Continued C. 11, I'lkoncr asr.iinst William II.
ltcinhirt, John II. Walsh against the city of
Scranton, Thomas Davis against A. li. ltusscll,
.1. 11. Marcy against I". A. Johnson, et oh, I'ranl.
lins.ni against Ilridget Duggan, et al., J. .1.
O'Uojie gaalnst James nalligher, 1. P. Travod
zik agaln-t M. 13. Wouleii, Klmer II. Itldgeway
against Mary A. Itidgtway, James II. Oillmol
against Mary Iiobcrts, M. I Do.vle against D.
Sallied I.. M. r.lwell against M, W. Heuiy,
II. J. Kunz against 1'icdeiick J. Mack, D, S.
10 .in against llemy I). J.ulvvin.
Hefcucd Dichso.i City Plowing company
agilnst Mary Smith.
S. B. Thorno, Thomas O. Williams,
Wesley Kellow and William Larkln
wero excused from jury duty. George
Peck, of Winton, was reported "not
In the orphans' court Judge A, A.
Vosburg yesterday heard argument in
the estate of George Teague, deceased,
in which exceptions were filed to an
auditor's report. Tho testator directed
in his will that a certain property
should be sold by his executors, but
upon an examination of tho records,
the title appeared to bo In the wife.
The devisees contended that no trust
relation was established between the
husband and wife, and tho auditor sus
tained this position, Attorney C, R.
Pitcher nppeared for the exceptions,
and AV. Gnylord Thomas, esq,, for tho
devisees. Decision was reserved.
In the estate of Blpea Woingart, by
agreement of counsel, the citation to
remove Solomon Woingart ns executor
and trustee was discharged, and the
restraining order was vacated, tho case
having been settled. Several matters
for argument were continued until lat
ter in tho week,, on account of engage
ments of counsel.
Mrs, Kichards Seeks Divorce.
Action In divorce began yesterday In
Prothonotnry Copelnnd's ofllco by
Marin, Richards, who alleges cruel
and barberous treatment against her
husband, Joseph Richards. Sho left
him December 27, 1001. after twenty
seven years of married life.
Publication was dlrcuted In the di
vorce cases of Margaret . Webster
against Thomas Webster and John
Reeso against Ellen Reese,
Tho hearing in the divorco case of
Fred Webb against Isabella Webb wbb
llxed for February 4, before Judge
Collusion Is Alleged.
Exceptions to tho report of tho jury
of view In tho matter of tho condem
nation of the Brown Hollow turnpike,
were filed yesterday by Attorney J. F.
Clllroy representing George Williams,
president of the town council of Blake
1J The exceptant alleges the damages
allowed are excesslvo and that there
.was collusion between tho petitioners
and the olllcluls of the turnpike com
pany, A number of other technical excep
tions aro taken.
COURT. HOUSE NEWS NOTES.
Court jesteiday opproicd a petition for tho
cluiiiflns ct the polling place In )he Second dis
trict of l'"cll township, f loin tho town lull to the
John HomonosM, of Old Forge, wis; icleased
from jail vejtcrdjy on $000 bail, furnished before
Judge Newcomb. ItomonosM is charged -with at
tempted cilmiiul assault.
Mlchafel Uuikc, of IVckvillc, who was couvlcled
last -fall of tlnoning- the top of a dinner lull
into a crowded ttitct car, fioni which lie wis
ejected (or mUconduU, was brought In jptcj
diy on j cpms and sentenced by Judso Kelly
to $15 One and thirty days, lu jail.
BOWIiINO TEAMS IN ACTIVE
TRIM ONCE MORE.
Tlie Bicycle Club Five Took Two
Qamos from tho West End Wheel
men's Team by Narrow Margins,
Both Sides Rolling Very Poorly.
Electric City Whoelmen'B Team
Mode a Most Credltablo Showing
Against tho Green Rldgers Bnck-UB-Elks
Four of tho teams In tho Northeastern
Pennsylvania Bowling league opened up
Uio second series of games last night.
Tho Scranton Bicycle club live took two
gtime3 from the West End Wheelmen's
team by narrow margins, while tho
Green Hldgo AVhoolmen's team won two
out of three games from the newly or
ganized team representing tho Electric
Tho games rolled on the West End
nlleys In Wllkes-Barre were remark
able principally for the scores that were
not made. Not a single man on either
the West End or Bicycle club teams
had a f00 score nnd several, notably
Foley, "fell down" lamentably. Tho
Bicycle club five won the second game;
by a narrow margin and the third by
only two pins. The score:
SCKAMOX I1ICYCLE CLUI1.
Wardcll 117 1W 145 412
l'oley fl9 130 121 S50
Mitchell IRS lJO 181 473
Gold 142 l.V! IKS 403
tiorman int i:w i:7 4.17
000 7(1 1 7SJ i!i03
Welckcsser 1.13 139 162 4i0
Yost h 123 181 1S.1 412
Can- 131 MO l.V) 41')
Hunter 171) 12(1 l.V.) 4)3
Davis Ill 1.15 171 4afl
712 7.!7 7SJ 2232
High man Hold, ins.
High Aveiagc-Oold, 1(11 1-3.
Tho members of the Klectrlc City
Wheelmen's team made their first ap
pearance In a match game on their own
alleys last night and though they lost
two games, made a splendid showing
against the strong Green Rldgo team.
The team's total was larger than tho
total of cither of tho teams rolling In
Wllkcs-Barro. The score:
Settling 111 17S 127 410
Owens 1U1 112 11,0 SOI
Williaun 132 l.'.O lilil 112
Puis Ill) lul ISO Ml
McCiacKcn W) l.V) 17(1 Ml
710 Tiki SIS 2290
(JKEEX mum:. '
Seam iii4 1T0 171) 111". 41 1
1'ovvler 117 lib 177 112
Mason 17S IIP 1V2 40')
Wcdein.il 131 IBS 211 7,1 1
Taj lor 170 202 IIS 7.20
S7u 770 7W3 2127
Illicit man Wedenian, 211.
llifth average Wedenian, 177 2-3.
The game which was to have been
rolled between the Backus and Elks'
teams was postponed until next week,
because of the absence of "Billy" Hop
kins and Charles Rtehl, who are in
Buffalo rolling In tho national bowling
IiYCKl'M "A Itoyal Rival." Night.
AC'AUKMY I'lanMc Cnpenlcr coinpanj-. Af
ternoon and niitht,
STAU Oriental lliulonuci. Afternoon ami
It U not often that a minstrel company visit'
Scranton novvadajn, for that once popular form
of entertainment is beinj pushed to tho wall.
A fair sized audience was at the Lvceuni last
night where John W, Vogel's companj- gave an
cieniiar of what might be termed modem mill
ElreLij1, Tho veniii? opened witli n icgulation
Hist pait liming which (Icoikc II. Reeves, II.
laighton, J. 1'. Moore and Perl l.clxhtou (aiur
billads and the cnilincii, Aithur lilgby being in
cluded among tlio number, tucked flic icgulation
inliistiel jid.es and told the legulatlon minstrel
Morion sonic of which were (rood anil some not
bo good as Is the icgulation minstrel fashion.
In the olio ltigby did .1 uionolnsue, "Roulette"
give .1 wonderful exhibition of hoop lolling and
baton twirling and l'sin (ioidou pcrfoinied dailng
feals on the blcjcle and unlcjcle. Mil'oy and
(iano did a musical turn Hi it wa.s amusing and
the O'ltrlcni did faipcib acrobatic vvoik.
Academy of Music.
Theie appealed in the Academy of Music lj.t
evening a teperloiie companj- new to theater
gocif. in thla cltv, and one which bids fair to
make many friends before their engagement tci
niinates. Theio vvaj a fair fcfccd audience present
and indications aie that the S. R. O. hiun will
come into lure early in the week, if the plijs
lo be produced give as good satisfaction ns did
the one selected nt the opening production. ,
hast night's plaj-, "Shelter Ilaj-," picsented
Mis.; Carpenter in a character which gave her
evciy oppoitunlly to display her anility, and the
ilever little aitriM took advantage cf each chain e
lo prove that sho possessed requisite talent lo
ploaso tlio most critical pljy-goer, Sho is al
ready a favorite in tlio city, willi but one per
founance given, Jero (Jrady pioved himself a
veiy clever comedian. The Mipportlng company
was indeed ,i very capable one, Mcmrs, Plelcli
it, Allen, Poole, Eldrid, Steven and Cow per
mid the Misses Maek, WllUrd and Elliott all do.
in? vny nicely in (heir icspecllvii eluracteis.
The tpeclaltlej introduced between ncU vvero e
cpt tonally good. Tlio eceniry Used was also
quite appropriate to tlio pl.ij Tonight, "Pawn
Ticket 310" will be. pir.cutcil; M'cdncsday even
ing, "the tlairison HIil." Today's iiwtlnco will
bo ','Sliangc Adventures of Miss Ilrovvn" and to
morrow afternoon Miss Carpenter and company
will play "The bumliiup of Dover I.oclts."
Watson's Orlontal Burlesquers.
A high cluss burlesque and vaudeville oigan
halloii known as "Watson's Oriental lliirlesqueis"
opened a Unco days' engagement at the Star
jeslenlay ufletnoon before an audience thai
tiowded the theater tn the doors,
Tho performance opened Willi a liurlctta,
"Kratumej-cr in I.adysmltli," which Is an amus
ing uffair anil in which numerous songs are in
tioduicd, As a wind up the company gave "Tho
Lady llutfaloes," in which Jeannette Ilnpro ap.
peaied as the Illg Mojne, This tktt scries to
hinge a number of tpeclalties on.
In th olio auuear the llrotheis Loard In a
marvelous acrobatic acts Hawthorne and Alleii,
two clianniug young women who sing and iliuie;
West ami William, comedians and MLss Delia
Cordon who does u great bag punching act, To
woriow iiluht she will meet "Young Hiaikcy,"
of this illy in a lug punching contest on the
stage of ths Mar. Tho company will give per
formances this and toinoriow afternoons ami
"A Royal Blval."
William I'Viicrnham plajs his first engagement
yrV?SJtojsu:toltoiljnixvLiuiiii lu cmiJJWj
at tlio Lyeeum (healer tonight! It will be a
fplcnilld attraction for few nctors enjoy bo grcil
nnd slncerp a ptrroml jtopnlirllj. He will ap
pear as Don Ciimir le l)on, In Ihi Maiirtcr's ro
lilanllo play, "A llojal Mint," in whlili be
cloned rctrlitlj' triumphant engagement of 111)
nlgliU nt the C'rllrftoii theater. New- York.
Ai flic hero, Don I'aesir, than whom there Is
no more picturesque figure In toinmllc drama, lie
has a role adinlrility stilted lo bin ahlklmr per
tonality, flood seats at 75 cents, $1 ami ifl.oO
may still be secured.
"Ilrollicr Oiflcri V relclirating In a sentimental
as well ns romantic way, a lolly type nt mllltaiy
hero, Is one of the moot uiiicjsful plajs of lis
kind ever presented In New York. The engage
ment of Howard (louhl, is nnllclpalrit willi no
little pleasure stnrn till liilriprclatlon nf the
iniinly friend nnd devolnl lover, Is creditably de
clared to be an altogether capiblc one,
The pcrfonnancn Is as a whole, In eiery way
adequate. Mr, (lould's appearance In this city
will be nt the t.) renin Wcdne?d.ij,) matinee mill
night. Seals now on sale.
Soufm'a Great Band.
The (list opportunity of hearing Souea and his
great band since their really remarkable successes
In (Ireat Urltolti will occur on Jan. 28, when
the "March King" Is announced to glie one of
his popular and clmracterlstlc concerts at the
New Armorj-. It Is given to but few men to
win such complete ami universal favor as that
which has been accorded John Will I p Sonsa ami
the American conductor and composer letuins to
his native land, unspoiled by succcs., lo continue
his mission of preaching the gospel of melody
throughout the length and breadth of the land.
He will bo assisted bj Maud Ileeae-llat les, so
pianoj Dorolhy Mo.vle, viollnlste, nnd Arthur
I'rjor, trombone, all of whom shaic-d in the
Kngllsii successes of the band.
ANNUAL MEETING OF
BOARD OP TRADE
Concluded from I'agc 5.)
a conflict between duty and preference ns when
I felt compelled to choose the hard and trying
one of dutj- to jou and the board, against my
strong desire to iccelvp the trlpla honor which
j'ou graciously conferred upon me.
To my successor, I can only raj" Stand con
seivattvo and stiong. lie guided by the advice
and touincl of jour olllclnl associates, nnd I cnit
assure for you the hearty and cordial support of
cvcij- member of this beard.
(Signed) J. A. Lansing, President.
mrvHiw iiy si:ciii:tahy.
Next came the secretary's review of
the year's work which follows: f
To the l'lcsldent and Members of the Scranton
Bo.ud of Trade.
Cientletnen: I had honed no this to lecelve
from the census depaitmiut, at Washington, the
complete 1BO0 tiidii'tuil census of .Scinnton, nnd
to submit nl this time a comparison with the
census of 1600, which I am sure would make
inteicsting lending, and give valuable infoima
Hon. In the absence of this I have seen lit to
refrain fiom iniludiuir any Industrial statistics
in tliis leporl us nt tlio lust they vunild be in
complete, incoirect, and theieforc misleading. 1
hope soon to be able to submit a rerun t, vililcll
will be complete in every detail, and of some
iutiinsic value to the liiembeis and public at
It is to be wgreltctl, that owing to ciicuin
stances i and conditions over which the board of
tiade had no ccntiol, vie are unable lo loport
the location of a single new indiistrj' during tlie
paft jear. We are pleased, however, to note the
election, completion and operation of one Indus
trj', secured by the boud tho latter pait uf 1UJJ,
niniely tho Tiimnes A. licet Rolling Mill and
Spike factoiy, emplojing in the ncighboihood of
It is also giatifj iiig to note the election of
subatauti.il additions to the following piosperous
concerns: The Scranton Holt and Xr.t companj',
the Allis-Ch.ilnieis coinpauj', the Ss-ranton Pump
companj-, the Keller .t Van Dyke Piano coinpanj,
the Scranton Stovu woiks, the Carlutcl Cut Stone
companj', the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western
shops, and S. Darker .t C'o.'s bias and iion
foundrj-, largely increasing tlio capacity of these
plants as well as the number of hands emplojcd.
Plans for the McC'lavc, Piooics 5: I'o.'s new plant
aie completed, und le.idj- for building opei.itlons
in the eailj- spiingtlme.
Piobablj' no j car in our history can compete
witli 1901 in tlie building line. The Young Men's
Christian association building. Hearing comple
tion, the Thirteenth Regiment amorj-, completed;
tlie Merchants rt Mechanics bank building, the
Ladies' Catholic semlnaij', the addition to the
Counell building, and tlie piopo-t'it new l'iist
National bank, and Guaranty Title and Trust
(oinpinj' buildings, plans for both of which have
been adopted, all going to emphasize the stabil
ity of Scranton's cntcipiisc. nnd the fruiltj- of
the position of the pi-a-Jini-,!, who l eteinally
ii lug and vvlilnincr over his chcrlsiied hones of
Scranton's downfall. Ilulldiug penults i-sucd din
ing the jear are as follows: ;
Xuinbpr Permits Valuation.-
1900. 1901. WOO. 1001.
January S" il $ 41,23i $ 17.VJIj
I'ebiuary 20 V 41.S15 12,725
Maich 10 ill ftl"i20 13,07."i
April 1.1 33 81,800 43,Olj
May fill fil fiO,7.M B7.BJ3
June 70 f.S 170,01(1 143,070
July 4S .':3 lOl.fiffi (H.Olfi
August 41 41 .r,0,r.iM 25S.1S3
Septembei- .... -lil 71 1I7,0.T1 221,4-.0
October 44 12( 113,013 ;i70,!HK)
Xoiember .... 42 4il 70.0W W.211
December .... 13 41 ."7,3n 30O,2Jj
Total 043 ,1;.-i -ft'sO,?.' M,7R'.,S.!3
The removal to lluffalo nf the voiKs of the
Lackawanna Iron ard Steel rompinv has pto
giesoed steadily dining the gieilrr part of Ibe
jeir. The nbirdonment of the plant has be?en
to giadual that tlure i no peiceptible edict
upon tlie IhmIui-m conditluiis of (ho cllj-, What
was nt (list thought would be an ulmtol ir;e
loncil.ible blow- lo our induslriil futme, has, if
dame rumor can bo iclied upon, pmu'd a bless
ing in ilisgulxp. Do I hear "Sour gupesl" Not
so, for it is mi undl-puted fait, that for ihe past
ten ;cais lh-o vvoil-a have for wiino im.iccoirit
nble leusoii been operated to the detriment of tie
city of Rcrantoii working less than half time,
kieping its vast anny of men on Hip ragged edeie
of e.spectanej', and at the very eloois of poveity.
It Is thciefoie willi moic ilun tin- crdiiuiy
degree of apprerladon tint vvn welcome the new
C'liUiprUo that Is foon to take possession of the
greater pait of the plot vacated bj- the steel
lonipanj-. On the veiy best nutlioiitj' It Is
learned that the Itapid Transit ll.ii Hv.i.v company
will cuct power plants, passenger and fieight
depots and thops, and that the Wcstlnghoiue peo
ph will build lirgo factoriis for tho in wufao
tine of elertilial uppjintu-t with wlileli to ecpiip
this lis well us other l.iilroads llirniiclinut tile
country. 1'ull dclall. pf thl neiv enteipii-e (.in
not now be given out, but the public, can be as
sured of thn ultimate lealizitlun of Its fondevt
hopes In this leporl, Thciefoie in fair of tl.e
fact that Si union is jiM now pasting thiough u
most trjiug peilod, its resources mid possibilities
are nicli tint they re ir.il a kllur lining to tho
clouds now hoii'ilng over its, that foietells a
bright and praspurais fmiiro for our city. Jlei
cantllc failures ill Se union for the jeais IIHIO-IOOI
are as follow i
Compiled by AY, 11. Logan, managrr It, (I. Dun
City of Scranton 57 2.1
Liabilities $.'l7,74J 2l.',i)0a
Assets to liabilities 4IVi 47'.i
Itepoit of the Scranton dealing House aim
elation! . ,
Clearings for 1WH , 51W, U",IV17 on
Clcai ngs for WOO .in.scis.ooo oa
Increase In 1001 tll.UIQJUO 07
Largest dealing of any month lu
1W $8,19.1,250 10
Largest dealings of any mouth in
1900 0,408,170 01
There was not a iuglo month of 1001 but what
exceeded Its i en responding month In loon by u
good slcd iiiuglu.
'llio board held ten regular und fuur special
uitrtlngs eliiiluiT the jear and tek up aud .lis
cujseil the uual Ioc.il and broader questions of
llio day, fly mi almost unanimous vote of tho
members, tho hour for holding llio meetings of
He board wjs ihanccd from S p. m. to 12 m.
The fiist inhl-daj meeting was held In April, foj.
loiieil by a light lunch, aericel by Catcjer Han
ley In the as inbly iudiii, Tluc noon-day meet
lugs and luiiches have beru cmitlnueil to the
piesmt time, ami have pioved very nilir. Tlie
attendance has iiuivasesl foiu-fold, and with I he
Thla ignattir la on very bo ol tho gennms
I nvnilvp Urmilncfllilllinft Tablets '
" S C
JOUR CLOSING OUT SALE
! Wonderful Shoe Bargains !
v r num k km.- iLmjaiiK. .
(' J iFI'MiffCM
3 Sb m
incieascd attendance has come an cipial Inciease
financially, the board Is In a prosperous con
dition, ns tho following icport of the treasurer
Cash on hand, beginning of fiscal jear.. $1,102 fld
Deceived from D. 11. Atherton, tecielary, 4,!ijl 70
Total ;.-,,.-, 10 81
DWiursemeiits as per vouihcr, No, 101
to No. 210, inclusive $1,370 00
H.ilJiice rash em hind,,., $1,170 72
On hand Jan. 21, 1002 ? a 00
ltecclrcd from members... 4,130 00
Deceived from sale of banquet tickets... 00 00
Deceived from use of assembly loom.... 00 00
Deceived from commissions s 75
Total $1,331 75
Paid treasurer $1,331 75
Itemized statements of disbursements is as fol
lows: Salaries $2,100 00
filming 103 05
Postage 39 87
It. (1, Dun & Co 200 00
Sundry expenses 1,330 S3
Total ll,37fl 01
Nejw members elected during the year 10
Clin In membership n
1'rcent membership 174
These reports were referred to the
publication committee anil the election
of officers was taken up. As Vice
President Dickson was a candidate for
president he called James H. Torrey to
tho chair. Mr. Dickson was the only
candidate for president and was chos
en by unanimous vote. For Vice-president
there were two candidates, W. IT.
Taylor and Jolm T. Porter. The latter
leceived 28 votes and the former 22.
fcn motion of Mr. Taylor tho election
Was made unanimous. Joseph Levy
had no opposition for treasurer and
Hon. JVUliam Conneli was chosen to
succeed himself as trustee by unani
mous vote. D. B. Atherton was like
wise unopposed for secretary, E. P.
Passmore. cashier of the Traders
hank, and Contractor M. J. Ruddy
were elected to membership.
In taking the chair of the president,
Mr. Dickson spoke of the honor that
had been done him in making him the
president of an organization whose
presidents in the past have been the
city's best citizens. He referred brlelly
to the development of the Board of
Trade and said the board tries to take
a broad view of things. It is unselfish,
Its one object being to make this city
a place their children will he proud to
live in. Its members are usually ad
vocates of the best things, the things
that are for the general good. "Tho
report of our committee today which
tried to get something for the city for
the valuable franchises It has to give
away is the keynote of the Boai'd of
Trade," he said.
In concluding he advised his hearers
not to talk as if tho future of tho city
is uncertain for our progress has been
steadily onward and to endeavor to put
down the hate between man and man
which exists here and which he be
lieves was born of the devil.
RAILROAD TIME TABLES.
Delaware, Lackawanna and Western.
In Direct Nov. 3, 1001.
Trains leave Scranton for New York At 1.10,
3.15, 0.03. 7.50 and 10.03 a. m.: 12.40. 3.40, 3. u. i
p. 111. for New York and Philadelphia 7.00,
10.05 a. 111., and 12.43 and 3.E3 p. 111. for Toby
lianna At CIO p. m. for lluffalo 1.13, 0.22 and
!).00 .1. 111.: 1.53, 0.50 mill 11.35 p. 111. for Uing
hamton nnd way stations 10.20 a. m. and 1.10
p. in. for Oswego, Sjracuse and Utlca 1.15 ami
0.22 a. 111.; 1.53 p. 111. Oswego, Sjucuse and
lltlea train at 0.22 a. 111. daily, except Sundaj-.
for ilontiose IMIO a. 111.; 1.10 and 0.50 p. in.
Nicholson accommoditlon l.on and 0.15 p. m.
Itlomiishurg Division for Noitlunnberlitnd, at
I'. '15 and 10.03 .1. lu.: 1.35 and 0.10 p. 111, for
1'lviiioulh, at 8.10 11. 111.: 8. 10 and 0.00 11. 111
hundav Tialn-Por New Yoik, 1.10, .1.13, D.Oj
ami 10.05 a. 111.; .1.40, s.:u p. 111. for luilTalo
1.13 and 0.22 .1. 111.: 1.53, 0.30 and 11,35 p. 111.
for Itliigh.imtoii and way stations 10.20 u. m.
Illoonnoiiiig Division Leave Seianlon, 10.03 a.
11:. and 0.10 p. m.
Schedule in Dflect June 2, 1001,
Trains leave Sciantou; 0.3S a. in,, week dajs,
through vestibiila train from Wilkes-Dairc. Pull
man bullet parlor car ami loaclus to Philailel
phii, via Pottsvlllc; stops .it principal interme
diate stations. Also connects foi ouubmy, IIji
risburg, Philadelphia, lliltliuore, Washington and
for Pittsburg and tho west.
0.38 a. 111,, week days, for Suiibiirj', llaiiirbiug,
Philadelphia, Daltlmoie, AA'ashlngton and Pitts
burg and tho west.
1.12 p. lfn, week dijs (Sundaj-s, 1.5S p. m.),
foi Sunbiirv, llauMmig. Philadelphia, lialtimoic,
Washington and Plttslnug and the vwst.
!l.2i p. m., week d.ivs, thiough vestibule train
ti mil AVilkes-llarre. I'ullniaii buffet parlor ear
and coaolut, to I'hilideliilii.i via Poltsville. Slops
at principal inttrmediato stations.
1.27 p. 111., week days, for llazletnn, Sunbiiij,
liurisb'.irg, Philadelphia and PitUhmg.
.1. II. IIITCIIIVSON. lien. Mgr.
J. II, WOOD, I It 11. Pass. Agt.
Delaware and Hudson.
In KllVct November 21, llfll.
Trains for Cniboiidalc leave Snanloii at 0.20,
8.00, 8,5.1, 10.13 a. in. I 12.00, 1.20, 2.31, 3.52,
5.2J, 0.23, 7.57. 0.15, 11.20 p. in.; 1.31 a. m.
for llonesdalc-O.20, 10.13J, til.; 2.31 and 3.20
'''for AVIlkes-l!auc-0.;;. 7.18. 8,11, OSS. 10 H
a. 111.; 12.03, 1,12, 2.1. 3,28, 1.27, 0.1O, 7. IS,
10.41, 11,30 p. 111,
for I A'. It. II. Points 0.3S, 0.3S a. in.; 2.1?,
4,27 and 11.30 p. in. ,
for Pcnnsjivanla It. It, Points 0.33, 0,3S a,
in.; 1,(2. 3.2 and 1.27 p. in.
for Albany and all points noith 0.20 a. 111.
and 3,52 p, in.
for Caiboiidale-b.50, 11,3a a, in,; 2.31, 3,52,
5.52 and 10.52 p, in.
for Wilkes-Ham 0.3S a. m.; 12.0J, 1.39, 3.23,
0.32 and 8,42 p. 111.
for Albany uud points north 3.62 p, m.
for llonosdile fc.30 a. 111. and 3,52 11.' 111.
W. I., PHA'Olt, D. 1. A., Scranton, Pa.
New York, Ontario and Western.
In Dlli'ct Tueilay. fccpt. 17, 1001.
Lone) Leave An he
Tiaiiis, s-crJiitoii, t aibondale, Cudoeia.
So, 1 lu.SOa. 111. 11.10a. m. l.nOp. 111.
v0, 7 0.10 p. 111. Ar. Carboudale0.40 p. 111.
Ltavo Liuve Ariive
Trains. Oadoila. Cuibondale, Scranton.
No. n !U), 111. 7. to a. in.
No. 2 2.1Ap. in. 4.00 p. m. 1. 10 p. in.
fel.DAS ONLY, SOUTH HOUND.
Lcavo Leave Ariive
Trillin. Siamon. Oailiondale. Cadoila.
Nil. I) B.30a, in. U.IO11. in. 10.45,0. in.
No! fl r.OOp. in. Ar. ('jrhundlle7,J0p. in.
ln-ava Li'uvo Ariive
Tialm. tadosla, Cailmndale, Srunton.
o. ii 7.oya.iu. T.40a. in.
No. 10 ly'W i. 111. O.00 p. 111. 0.43 p. ill.
Trains Nu,s. I oil week dajs. and on hundajs,
make main ne isiiincillons for New York, illy,
Ulildletouii, Wallou, tsomich, Oiijlda, Oswego
and all points wctt.
Tuition By a recent act of the legisla
ture, free tuition is now granted
State Normal School
to all those preparing to teach.
This school maintains courses
of study for teachers, for those
preparing; for college, and for
those studying music.
It will pay to write for particulars.
No other school offers such superior ad
Tantages at such low rates. Address
J.P.Welsli, A. M., Ph. D., Priii.
SCRANTON COBBESPONDEN0E SOHQ01i3,
SCRANTON, PA. ,
T. J. Foster, President. Elmer II. Lawa.II, lreav
D. J. Foster, Stanley P. Allen,
Vieo President. Secretary.
NEW YORK HOTELS.
Cor. Sixteenth St. and Ir Vig Tlace,
American Plan, $3.60 Per Day and Upwards.
European Plan, $1.00 Per Day and Upwards.
Special Dates to Families. ,
T. THOMPSON, Prop.
--.--t--- -t- ---t--vV-t- -
For Business Men
Jntho heart ot tha wholeaals
! mlnutee." walk to Wanamnkers:
3 minutes to Slecel Cooper's Els
Store. Easy of access to the srea:
Dry Goods Stores,
One block from B'way Cars, clvr
Ine easy transportation to all
points 01 interest.
Cor. MtU ST. & UNIVERSITT Fli
Only one Block from Broadway.
PnnrrK 1 TTn restaurant
flfJOIllS, V.l Up. Prices Reasonable
about tho wonderful
MARVEL Whirling Spray
esc M osi uoiiveniene.
11 ileuses mslaonj.
Aeti Tour at ueslst for IL
iriin eannot sumd v tlio
oilier, but send slump for il.
ustralpil book neala.It (lives
fell lHiitli'ul.trsnnd illiei tlonsln
111MI.1 tnurtlf VIUIVKM'O.
Iloom C3D, Times nde;., New Ycrk.
PhlUilflnhti. I'. I)nlf Cnnm Hiierlnllit In
AcKrlra. iuaranl6to furf aliohT mall Trltat!
HUr&jiHi ri(ni, Abu it, liioou roi(iB, ntnoa,
lie hlltlj,! utt ntnhoodt nrUowU &81rlflur(0OT
nil tin n 1. LnderIomfeaU A Shrank tit OrcinP,t
!Vrf Fwm rnrrd 4 to 10 Jy. 80 jrnn prartlrnl L B rrarvi
lioipltBl cipcrlrnro In Gfroaaj. brad for book ,Trulh''tl
nwlnir eft ry nit J leal t lf ctrlral rrauil. Slratlon this pprT
tJALAnut liriuniLrAiuiwcHAu; i;.;rscj
New Jersey Central.
In Llfcct Nov. 17, 1001,
Stalloin In New YorK, foot of Liberty btiect
and .South Perry, X. It.
Tulib le.ivo beranton for Sew Yoik, Pliilailcl
phla, Kakton, lletlileliim, Al lent own, Manih
C hunk, White Haven, Ashley ami Wllkes-llane at
7.30.1. in., 1 p, I nd 1 1 1. m, riundaj, 2.10 p. in.
(luaker (llv l'.pre'i leaves hrrantnii at 7,r0
a. in., lluoiiRli wild v.'slllmli' Iniln with Pullman
lluflct Parlor IA, for PliilaiHphia.
Tor Avoea, l'itiktun niul Wilkes-llarre, 1 p. in.
ami I p. in. Sunday, '1,10 p. in. i
rorLnni; Uranch, Ocean Oiove, etc., i.CO a.
in, and 1 . in.
-or IkMilIne. Lelunon and Haulabmir, via At
lentovvn, ,il 7.::0 a. m. and 1 . nt. bumla.v, t!.IQ
I'm Pottnllle at 7.30 a. in, otiel 1 p. in,
I'm lalcd und liekels npplv to .irciu at aitinn.
(.'. M. III'ltT, (icn. Pass. Ajl
W. Y. IVIJVrZ, tlm. Mipl.
Lehigh Valley Itnilroad.
Ill r.Olcl, .Nov. 3. llrfll,
'Irani- le.iio hciantun.
for Philadelphia ami Niw Yoik via i. .t If.
It, I!,, at 0.3'i .'ind'f.iW a. in., ami il, 1,37
(lllnclt m.iiiimiil Ilipr.Hi), and 11.30 p, in. Mm
duyn, I). II. 1!. II.. I-Je. -2,T P- "' . , ,
I'nr While IMm n, ll.ulelon and prlncipit polnli
in Ihe coal imloii, via H. A, II. II. It.. 0.3S, 2.IS
and l.'J" p. in, I'or l'oitvllle, 0.3S a, m., 'J. IS
'' I'elr llcthlehetn. I'ailon, itoadiliff, llarvWuirer,
and principal Intermediate stations, via l. & II,
It. It., ll.'l 0.W a. m.; U.1S, I.-J7 llllaek Dia
mond i:preu), 11.30 p. in. Miiiila), II, et II.
II. It., D.3S a. m.i l.!. b--n P. in.
Tor TunkhanuoiU, Ivwauda, l.liniia, Itlisri,
fleneva und principal intei mediate stutlons, via '
II., L. and lv. It. H-. S,U a. in. anil 3.50 p. in.
Tor Ueneva, Uoche.tei, liultalo, Mairara Kalis,
Cliliaso and all polutj west, via I), &-1I. II. It.,
T.lo, ViM a. in. I 1.43. U.'JS tHIaik lllaiuoiid 11m
picas), 7.1s 111.11. 11.30 p. in. huudajs, 1). i If,
II. II.. J3.W, t-'it V-
I'iiIIiimu pallor and flefplnsr m Lshiirh Valley
Parlor ears on nil Irjlm lulvvein Wlkcs-Ilane
and New oik, l'lilaJ.'l.liij, liuRalo and Suspen
llULl.I.N' II. Wll.lll'It, l.en. Supt., 20 Cortland
stiiet, New Yoik.
CILMtl.LH S. I.IIK, Ocn. Paa. .gl 28 Cortland
titet, New oik.
A. W, NONKllAlllint, Div. Past. Ast., Soulj
1'or tickets and Pullman itwiiatione, apply lo t
eity ticket oltlee, CO Pucilto imnie, Willie tlane,
Eiia Bnilrond, Wyoming Division.
Trains for New oA, MruburKh und lnterme
dlale puiuls ltave feiiaiiti'H as follows; 7 -0 a.
in.; l.:5 p. m.
Alrlv il10.- u. 111. fioni MiddUtowu. IloneJ.
dale, llaivley and iiitviniedlatc points. 0.S0 p. in.
(roui uvv Yoik, Ntulituiih and intermcdUtt
points. No Sunday tuius.