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1TX1E SCRAtfTON TBIBUNE-FIUDAY, MARCH 7. 1002.
IN A QUANDARY
CANNOT FIND THEIR FATHER,
last Heard of Him Wa3 Six Years
Ago, WIioii Ho Kept a Saloon In
This City Rev. Boyl's Resignation
Accepted Mrs. Daniel Evans
,i Thrown from a Sleigh Prohibition
Alliance Entertained Some Big
Snow Drifts News Notes and Per
sonals. John Jenkins, Charles Jenkins nnd
GrlllUh Ueochey, of Cltirw Vulley, South
Wales, arrived in this city Wednesday
from New York, In search of the for
mer's father, Charles Jenkins, who left
the Ithondilti Valley fourteen years
ago, and Is supposed to have located
The thipu j-ntinjr men left ISiiKhintl
February 10 on the steamship Teutonic,
iirrivlnp In New York on February 21.
A nicssase whs sunt to this city by
the steanihlp authorities Inquiring for
the dither of the Jenkins boys, but ho
could not be located.
Another inessaRG was received by D.
1). Kvans and 13. CI. Mnrfrsm, local
slcainshlp ngenls, iiKkliur them to care
for the thieo young men. and they
URieed to help them out of their dlfll
cully. The emigrants nrc now located
lit the home of Mrs. Uoberts, 1301
31unipton street, anil are anxious to
learn something about the elder Jen
kins, The last heard from him was six
years ago when a man named Thomas
I'owell returned to the old country and
Infoimed the family thai Jenkins was
the proprietor of a saloon In this city.
Diligent Inquiry has failed to locate
the man wanted and if any one can
furnish any Information regarding Jen
kins It will be gladly leceived by his
A brother of the elder Jenkins, named
John Jenkins, who also resided in this
city, died three yeais ago. and If any
one who knew him will send particu
lars tegardlng his relatives to The Trib
une it may possibly aid in locating the
The three young men are able bodied,
intelligent miners, and expect to secure
employment in one of the mines here
abouts, and become citizens of the
Vnited States. Any information re
garding the father's whereabouts will
olso be received by D. U. Evans and
15. G. Morgans, of South Main avenue.
The members of the Plymouth Con-
Dttfofcr's French Tar
Will promptly rollcto and speedily euro
coughs, colds and all lunc trouble. For
sale hy 0. W. JENKINS, 101 South Main
"Don't Never Prophesy Unless You Know."
But there is such a thiug as excessive kuowinguess.
This irrepressible store of ours con founds some dealers who
think they know. We are uofc only consistent but persist
ent. The genius of progress controls our policy. We still
keep "getting there."
Sale of Linens
and Muslins in the
Wo offer you some wonderful val
ues In Household' Stuffs. This sale
is one of those things that make
people talk. The knowing house
wife is looking for just such
chances and you couldn't do better
than avail yourself of this oppor
tunity. Table Linens. Xapkins, Cloths,
l.luen Sheets, Pillow Cases, Tow
els, Toweling. Doylies, bedspreads,
Muslins, Heady-made Sheets and
Pillow Cases, Sheeting, Ticking
and the like.
V.OO Table l.lnen. blenched, ":!
inches, wide. Sale price SI, 79
T1.85 Table Linen, bleached, 72
Inches wide. Sale pi Ice SI. 19
$t.0:, Table Linen, bleached, "2
Inches wide. Sale price $1.39
$1.50 Table Linen, blenched, 72
Inches wide. Sale price $1.29
' $1.45 Table Linen, bleached 72
Inches wide. Sale price $1,19
$1,25 Table Linen, bleached, 72
Inches wide. Sale price $I.12
$1,.' Table Linen, bleached 72
inches wide, Sale, price 9Sc
$1.00 Table Linen, bleached, 72
inches wide. Sale price STl-jo
sr.c Tablo Linen, bleached, 70
inohoa wide. Sale price 69c
75c Tablo Linen, bleached, 70
inches wide, Stile prico 50a
rt.'c Tablo Linen, bleached, G6
Inches wide, Saie price cro
All other Table Linens at propor
tionate reductions, ....-ISc, 39c, 3.1c, 22o
UNBLEACHED TABLE LINENS,
72-Inch at C9o
70-lnch at,..., , Mo
Clinch at 45o
60-inch ut , . . , , , . , 49c
15a Towels. Sale Price 12iAc
i7',&c Towels. Salo price ,,,.Hc
i'Ou Towels. Sale price ,,,,.17c
22a Towels, Sale price,,,,, 19o
25o Towels. Sale prlco,,,, 20o
KOa Towels, Halo price 25a
HOo Towels, Hale price, ,,.,,,,,,,,. 39c
C5o"Towels, Sale price ,.,,,5Do
75c Towels. Sale price 69c
91.00 Towels, Salo price..,,, ,.89o
Globe Warehouse 1
Biegatlonal church held a meeting last
cvenlns for the purpose of taking ac
tion on the resignation of their pastor,
Ilev. Elliott A. Uoyl, who has ac
cepted a call to the Congregational
church at Camden, Now York.
The resignation was accepted, and
Rev. Boyl will preach his farewell ser
mon on Sunday, March SO, and assume
the duties of his new pastorato on the
first Sunday In April. A committee
was appointed to draft suitable resolu
tions on the resignation. The commit
tee named was K. 13. .Evans, John It.
Thomas, Hy. A. Parsons, John T.
Jones, Mrs. Margaret Hobcrta and
Miss Lizzie A. Evans.
Tim fecretary was Instructed to for
ward a letter of condolence to the
widow of the late Kev. D. L. Davis,
who died at Nantlcoko a few days ago.
Some Fierco Suow Drifts.
As a result of the snow storm which
visited this city on Wednesday, the
largest snow drifts ever seen In West
Scranton arc still visible In many local
ities. This Is particularly true as re
gards Lincoln Heights, Bellevuo
Heights, Round Woods Plot, West
Park, Farr's Heights and Tripp Park.
In some of these places the. snow
drifted to heights of fully five and six
feet, leaving the ground bare In other
places. As a result the suburban resi
dents were greatly Inconvenienced In
leaving their homes yesterday.
The sidewalks generally were cleared
yesterday, but it was noticeable that
many people neglected to clear the gut
ters as well, and this will Interfeio
with the carrying orf of the snow when
the general thaw occurs.
The employes of the department of
public works were engaged yesterday
In clearing many of the crosswalks and
relieving the openings to the sewer
basins, thus making the way clear for
t raffle and the passage of the slush. A
general thaw Is expected today.
Renovating Mears' Hall.
The recent epidemic of smallpox had
the effect of bringing about one much
needed improvement the complete
renovation of Mears' hull, and the
owner, Joseph A. Mears, deserves much
praise for the prompt manner in which
he has taken up the matter.
The walls and ceilings are being thor
oughly kulsomlned and painted, and a
force of men are now at work therein
under the direction of Contractor
George Cooper. When finished the in
terior will present nn inviting appear
ance. Tt wil be ready for public use in
about two weeks.
The members of the West Scran ton
Prohibition alliance were entertained
last evening at the home of John "W.
Morgan, on Fifteenth street, whore a
large number gathered and spent an
Vocal and instrumental selections
were rendered by a number of those
present, and refreshments were served.
The alliance is growing in numbers and
influence, and promoting the cause ot'
. Sleigh Was Overturned.
A sioigh containing Mrs. Daniel J.
7c, Se, 9c, 10c, lie and 13c.
Unbleached, 6c, 7c, Sc, 9c, 10c, lie.
Full size, beautiful designs and
patterns, serviceable and worthy In
75c Spreads. Sale price Cite
Siiii Spreads. Sale price 79c
$1.00 Spreads. Sale price; .5c
$1.15 Spreads. Sale price 9Su
$1.25 Spreads. Sale price $1.15
$1.50 Spteads. Sale price $1.25
$1.75 Spreads. Sale price $1.49
$2.0(1 Spreads, Salo price $1.73
$2.50 Spreads. Sule price $2.19
$3.00 Spreads, Salo price $2.79
S4.00 Spreads. Salo prlco $3.19
$1.50 Spreads. Sale price $3.9S
$10.00 Spreads. Salo price $7.75
Fine Unbleached Muslin, Sale price
Hetter grades, -IVic, Be, Gc, 7c,' Sc," be,
Hleaehed, 5c, Cc, 7c, Sc, 9c, 10c, lie,
Unbleached Sheeting, 9-4. Sale
Unbleached Sheeting, 0-1. Salo
Unbleached Sheeting, 9-4. Sale
Unbleached Sheeting, 9-1, Sale
price : 2ic
Hleaehed Sheeting. 9-1, Salo
Hleaehed Sheeting. 9-4, Sale
price , 20c
Ulouchcd Sheeting, 9-4, Sale
price , , 22c
Hleaehed Sheeting. 9-4. Sale
price , 21c
Sl-90. Unbleached, 39c, 45c, AV.'-c, 50c,
81-90 Hleaehed, 49c, 50c, 53c, 54c, 53c,
59c. GEO, 69c.
Pillow Cases, were 16c. Sale
The other qualities in tho same ratio
These departments Include every
thing that should bo here, and the
prices are as surprisingly little us tho
assortment Is surprisingly great. Take
a look fop yourself, You'll see more
than you expect,
Evrtnsi of the Sloan Patch, wan over
turned last dvcnlng at tho corner of
Main avenue and Jackson street. The
womail nustalncd a severe shock.
She vai assisted Into Jenkins' drug
store, whero restoratives were applied
and she soon rattled. Mrs. Jones was
being: conveyed to tho Moses Taylor
hospital to undergo a course of treat
She Is the mother of young Daniel
Evans, (he boy who fell Into tho Key-'
scr Valley creek last Frlduy and was
An Enjoynblo Event.
Miss FJcrta Latter, of North Main
avenue, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Vic
tor II, Luuer, entertained a few of her
many friends Wednesday evening. The
favorite amusements were Indulged In
to a Into hour, when refreshments were
served. The llowers In evidence were
Those present wore: Misses Janet
Gardner, Janet Hobertson, Pearl Davis,
Hilda Farr, Ray Davis, Hattio Kills,
Klectu Latter: Messrs. Iiurnett Acker
man, John Hughes, Oram Latter, Mor
ris Lauer, Llewellyn Kvans, Alfred T.
Cooke, AValtcr Lewis.
A Birthday Surprise.
Miss Laura Stubblcblne, of 90S West
Elm street, was tendered a birthday
surprise by her friends recently. Clnmcs
and other amusements were Indulged
In. Pluno selections were rendered by
Misses Stubbleblnc and Hryant: vocal
solos by Messrs. Lewis, Davis and rhll
llps. Refreshments were served.
Among those present were: Misses
Sanders, Thomas, Gallagher, Thomas,
Lewis, Davis, Evans, Hryant, Stubblc
blne, Evans, and Messrs. Roberts, Dr.
Evans, Phillips, Moore, Morgan, Lewis,
Evans, Schrmnp and Davis,
Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Cox, of Wash
burn street, entertained a few of their
many friends at a dinner recently, tho
occasion being Mr. Cox's birthday an
niversary. Mrs. Cox was assisted in
serving by her daughter, Mrs. Suydam,
Among those who enjoyed the feast
were: Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Cox, Mr.
and Mrs. Isaac Swallow, Mr. and Mrs.
Henry Greenwood, Mr. and Mrs. Levi
Home, Mrs. Sherman Surdam, Miss
Mabel Greenwood, Mrs. Keller and
Master Austin Rome. Mr. Cox was pre
sented with a beautiful glass front
Oxford Glee Club.
A well-attended rehearsal of the Ox
ford Glee club was held last evening In
the First Welsh Congregational church,
where they will hold their concert next
Prof. Hard E. Jones, soloist In the
Church of the Redeemer at Morristown,
N. J., was present. He will sing the
solo in the male voice party competi
tion with the Oxford Glee club at the
Events of This Evening.
The following members of the social
committee are reciuested to meet this
evening in tho rooms of the West Side
Central Republican club: Frank H.
Reese, Tallie Phillips, Palmer L. Will
iams, W. E. Johns, C. E. Daniels, W.
Rowland Davles, Thomas G. Evans, L.
A. Howell. W. A. Phillips, Samuel Mc
cracken, Watkln H. Williams, AW R.
Hughes, John R. Edwards, David J.
Jenkins, David Owens, W. E. Jamelson,
D. Jeremy Davis, Ely Harris.
The piobationers' class will meet in
the Simpson Methodist Episcopal church
this evening. Tho Women's Foieign
Missionary society meets at 7.30 o'clock
this evening at the home or Mrs. W. P.
Williams, 207 South Hyde Park avenue.
The lecture on "A Conquering Na
tion," by William Jennings Bryan,
under the auspices of St. Drenden's
council, Young Men's Institute, will
take place at the Lyceum theatre this
The Colonial club will conduct a
dance in Washington hall this evening.
GENERAL NEWS NOTES.
A meeting of local union, No. 331,
United Mine Workers of America, was
held in D. D. Evans' hull last even
ing for the purpose of selecting dole
gates to the coming district convention.
An entertainment will be given at the
Jackson Street Baptist church next
Monday evening by the Kufflr Hoy
choir, natives of South Africa, assisted
by Miss Elsie Clark, the young anglo
Afrlcander. A laflle for a set of mining tools for
the benefit of William X. Williams, will
take place tomorrow evening at 1815
The bridge which spanned the Keyser
Valley crook on Luzerne street was
washed away in tho recent Hood, nnd
people living beyond the railroad are
greatly Inconvenienced in consequence,
Horn, to Mr. and Mrs, John Mahon,
of Jackson street and Sherman ave
nue, n son.
An ice cream and cake social was
held last evening at the homo of David
J, Davis, 350 North Rromley avenue, for
the benefit of tho Tabernacle Congrega
Mr. nnd Mrs. Hairy Morgan, of South
Main avenue and Eynon street, wel
comed a new arrival til their home yes
terdav. PERSONAL PARAGRAPHS.
Mrs. Sherman Suydam, of Hingham
ton, is visiting at the home of her pa
rents, Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Cox, of Wash
Miss Lydla Hrynnt, of Plymouth, Is
the guest of Miss Laura Stubblcblne, of
West Elm street.
MlhS Anna Lewis has returned from
a pleasant visit with Plttston friends.
Miss May Evans, of Swetland street,
has returned from a visit at Olyphant.
Mrs. Stutter, of North Rebecca ave
nue, has returned from a visit with
her sister at Long Pond,
Mrs. Grllllths, of North Rebecca ave
nue, Is the guest of Mrs, Harry Decker,
William Jenkins, of South Main ave
nue, has recovered from an illness,
Patrick McDonald, of Jackson street,
has returned from Carbondale,
John Davis, of Hyde Park avenue,
Is visiting friends in Plttston.
William Jones, of Acker avenue, has
returned from a visit with friends in
Will Examine Canadian Boundary,
Uy Ilxc-lusltc, Wirn from Tlio Associated Press.
Washington, Starch 0. A (atorable report tvaj
today authorized hy the senate committee n
commerce on the hill authoriiln; the president
to appoint a commission to co-operate with Can.
ada In an examination ot the division, of the
boundary watcr between the two. countries.
THE H0N8LIEST fflAN IN SCRANTON
A uell as IhJ handsomest, and others arc invited
to rail on an.i drugcint and get free a trial bottle
of Kerup'a B
I for the Vl and I.unff), a
remedy tint & guaranteed to cure and relieve all
Chronic and (Acute Couglu, Astlinu, Bronchitis
and Consumption. 1'rkc 2Sc and 00o.
LATEST ACHIEVEMENT OP
They Have Purchased tho Gas and
Water Plants at Washington, N.
C- Hon. John Schouor nnd Joseph
Slocum Announco That Thoy Aro
Candidates for tho Republican
Nomination for Legislature in tho
Second District Mike Mazlg
Thumped Josef Muscavlch.
Stepheu s. Spruks, is a typical young
German-American, who by energy and
strict attention to business, has
amassed a comfortuble fortune. Horn
near Honesdale, ho early Imbibed fru
gal and thrifty Ideas from his purents
and when about 20 years old camu to
this city whero ho served for a time
as a clerk In a store. About sixteen
years ago hla brothers, Thomas and
M'hlJlll,.V S. Sl'Kl'KS.
Henry, formed a partnership In tho
lumber business, and it was a success
from tho start. Stephen was, after a
time, admitted Into the partnership.
The firm is known as Spruks Brothers,
and has steadily grown.
Starting in a small way, the brothers
now own property In this city worth
at least $100,000, and they have lumber
Interests In North Carolina worth
fully as much more.
In addition to this they have just pur
chased the gas and water plants of
Washington. North Carolina, and were
granted a thirty years' franchise by
the city authorities. All the brothers
aro well liked and thoroughly sociable
and this was demonstrated some years
ago, when Stephen, although a young
man and a comparative stranger in the
county was elected auditor. He is af
filiated with many social and secret
societies, among them being the Four
teen Friends, the Heptasophs, James
Connell lodge of Odd Fellows, P. O. S.
of A., and Is also president of the Roar
ing Brook Building and Loan associa
tion. Horse Ran Away.
A horse attached to a light wagon took
fright on Stone avenue last evening and
at Willow street knocked down two
young women. One of them Miss Mary
Staub, was seriously hurt, her nose
being badly cut and bruised. Besides
this she has a cut on the head and
many bruises. The other young woman
was rendered unconscious but soon re
covered. She sulfered painfully from
The horse dashed down Willow street
and ut Plttston avenue fell down and
was caught. Both horse and wagon
were owned by William Zang, the
Pittston avenue grocer. The horse did
not suffer any special injury but the
wagon was badly damaged.
Hon. John Schetier, of Elm street,
who has served two terms In the legis
lature as Second district representa
tive. Is again In the Held and will seek
a re-nomtnation at the' hands of the
Joseph Slocum, son of Barney Slo
cum, a well known young man, has
also announced' his determination to go
before the Republicans as a candidate
for the nomination and has begun a
Thumped the Peddlar.
Mike Mazlg, of the flats, was given
a hearing before Aldermun Lentes yes
terday on charges preferred by Josef
Muscavlch, for assault and battery.
Muscavlch, who 'is a rag peddlar,
went to the house where Mazlg boards
In quest of rags, bones, glass, etc.,
when tho defendant ordered him out
of the house. The peddlar refused to
go, on the ground that the boarder
had no authority to order him or any
one else ot the premises.
Mike, however, asserted his author
ity, and tore Muscavich's clothes, and
then pitched him out of the house. Tho
alderman held the pugnacious boarder
in tho sum of $300 to appear at court.
NUBS OP NEWS.
A meeting of the General Grant com
mandory, Knights of Malta, will take
place In Hartman's holl this evening.
Dr. Schley's Lung Healing Balsam
Is guaranteed to cure all coughs. "No
euro; no pay," For sale by all dealers.
The basket ball game which was
scheduled to tako place at St, John's
hall last evening has been postponed,
Charles A. O. Stark, who has lumber
Interests at C'anascraga, New York
state, Is spending a few days with his
family on Cedar avenue.
The Scranton Howling club and tho
Hampc tram, of tho City Howling
Hague, rolled three games last night
on Eulnger's alleys. Tho Hampe team
took two, tho scores being ns follows;
Scrantop Bowling club Ctlo, 781, 702
2HR; Hampe'8-760, 7-10, 711-2217. Mur
phy, of tho Humpe's, had high average,
lbO, and high score, 1S6.
J, J. Hill, of Hetvldere, N. J wns tho
guest of Miss Julia Donnelly yesterday.
Mr. and Mis, John Wert entertained
a number of friends at their pleasant
homo on Clay avenue last evening. Tho
usual diversions wero Indulged In un
til a lato hour when dainty refresh,
ments were served, Among those pres
ent were Mr. und Mrs. Frank Bing
ham, Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Bingham,
Mr. and Mrs. A. It. McKay, Misses
Kenny, Keller, Sutllff, Yost, Dony,
Kenwood, MacCrory, Engle, Mess, Ehr
good, Angwln, Herring, Bishop, E)ls,
Dr, V, W. Winters and Dr. IJ. p.
Mrs. Charles Brown, of Green Ridge
VntwUlned at' her homo last
evening a largo number of the younger
sot wero present and a very enjoyable
time was reported. Dunclng and caids
were Indulged In. and dainty refresh
ments were served at u late hour,
Mrs, J, B, Hofday, of Apple street, Is
seriously 111 at her home.
Street Commissioner Drown who be
gan his duties on Tuesday Inst hns a
largo force! of men at work about lite
town preparing the streets for tho ex
pected freshet. Ho expects to bo nblo
to dispose ot the water with much less
damage to borough property than has
been tho case heretofore.
G, T, Slado was a business caller In
John Whitman, of Avoca, Is spending
some time with friends In town.
Frnnk and Eugene Gorvoy arc spend
ing a wcko with their father, Dr. J. 1$.
Garvoy, In Now York city.
Miss Mary Decker, of Cherry slrcct,
Is the guest of Honesdale friends.
Oscar Yost, ot Ulakcly street, Is en
tertaining relatives from Bhenanhoah.
NORTH SCRANTON NEWS.
Ofllcers of Eastern Star Command-
ery, Knights of Malta, Installed.
Albert Reese Injured.
The Eastern Stnr commandory, No.
221. Knights of Malta, Installed tho fol
lowing olllcers at their last meeting:
Deputy grand 'commander, R. II. Uut
land; sir knight commander, W. S.
Shaw: generalissimo, Thomas Henry;
captain general, James Jones; prelate,
Morgan Watklns; recorder, Fred White;
assistant recorder, W. II. Tray: tresis-
I urer, D. W. Edwards: senior warden,
Thomas E. Morgan: junior warden, J.
E. Thomas; standard-bearer, J. J.
Hughes; sword-bearer, Thomas Far
mer; warder, II, II. Rutland: sentinel,
J. S. King; first guard, W. II. Evans;
second guurd, John Hobbs; trustee,
The funeral of the late Thomas
Naughton, the S-year-old son of Mr.
and Mrs. Patrick Naughton, of West
Market street, who was drowned In the
Leggett's Creek during the raging Hood
last Friday, was held yesterday after
noon. Interment was In the Cathedral
Tho funeral of the late Mrs. Margaret
McHalo took place from the home of
Mrs. Henry J. O'Malley, 1349 West Mar
ket street, yesterday. Mrs. McHale was
a well-known nnd highly respected resi
dent of this section. Services were held
in the Holy Rosary church, on William
street, and Interment was made In tho
Dunmore Catholic cemetery.
A Peculiar Accident.
Albert Reese, of Wayne avenue, met
with a peculiar accident while at work
In the Scranton Forging company's
works yesterday. Reese was running
about the factory, when he stepped on
a sharp piece of steel, which cut a deep
gash in his leg near the ankle.
He was taken to his home, where Dr.
Donne was called to dress the wound.
Clark Davis, of Wayne avenue, was
tendered a pleasant surprise party by
a number of his friends last evening.
The usual party diversions were in
dulged in up to a seasonable hour, when
refreshments were served.
Among those present at that pleasant
affair were: Misses Minnie Thomas.
Sadie Rowlands, Rachel Owens, Paul
ine Jones, Bessie Williams, Margaret
Richards, Edith Lewis, Maud- Thomas,
and Messrs. Joseph Crohen, Willard
Robinson, Clark Davis, Fred Robinson,
Thomas Buckley, George Powell, Frank
Jones, Thomas Lewis, Robert Pierce,
Brlnley Davis and Charles Davis
TOLD IN A FEW LINES.
The following lesldents of this section
were successful in the civil service ex
aminations: John Murtaugh, GrlllUh
Thomas, M. J. Buriett, Frank Devers,
William Birtley, William McDonald,
Valentine Birtley and William Moran.
Today will be ladles' day at the North
Scranton bowling alleys.
The body of the late James Powell, of
Wales street, will be taken from the
receiving vault today in the Dunmoic
cemetery and laid to its final jesting
place in the Washburn street cemetery.
A home department Is being organ
ized in connection with the Providence
A social, for the benefit of the Chris
tian church, will be held ut the homo
of Select Councilman Finlny Ross, on
North Main avenue, this evening.
This evening the North Scranton Re
publican club will conduct a business
and social session In their looms, on
West Market street.
Edgar Sanders is confined to his
home, on Church avenue, with a severe
uttack of the grin,
The homo of Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Jenkins, of Putnam street, is bright
ened by the arrival of a baby boy.
At the meeting of the Clerks asso
ciation, Local 419, of this end, last even
ing, John Jeivls was elected delegato
to the State Federation of Labor con
vention, which will bo held in Wllkes
Barro next Monday.
Tho North End Glee club held a well
attended rehearsal last evening in their
room, in O'Mnlloy's hall.
Max Feldtnan, of West Market street,
who has been In New York city on a
short visit, has returned home.
Tho news of tho death of tho late
Rev. William Edgar, who served for
several years as pastor of the Provi
dence Methodist church, has caused
much sorrow among his friends here.
The licny snowfall ot Wedneljy is still in rvl
ileme on many of the sidewalks in Ihh nart o(
the city and the deep snow villi only .1 u'i.v
nanow path which Ins been tiodded down by
pedestrians ii not the mot connorMhlc hind of
Mr. and .Mrs. fieoitro Uear and ton, Ch.irIo,
of Mousey utcnuv, mc Uitliig at Ojl; I..ine,
Philadelphia, where tin'' arc guests of Mr. and
Mrs. Newton .hukson.
I'Ucr .Moriell, of Market slrcef, Im relumed
from n ilslt with Wilkivllarrv fiiemU,
Mlis Mary Welti, ot llriakcr ttieit, la ton
fluid In her lionic hy Illness.
, laiKo fou-e of men wcic encaged In cleinlnir
tho Irack-i of the fireeii Hldfc People's linn jet.
terday and it was nhout S o'cloil; at nluht he.
fore earn iouM he run tluotuli to tho terminus
at SjiidiiKni a vunic and Maiket fetrcct.
Itev. anil Mi. W. J. I'onl ami daughters will
leae today for their new- hune in Jamc&luwn,
The ladle in iharirc hae madu elaborate prep
arations for the charity cuihic to lw hold at the
(ireen ItKljo Wheelmen's club house this after
noon. The cliurdi mcetlnp which rau to have been
held at the fincu Itidia; l'resbjtcrfan church
Wednesday night (or the purpose of ilectlnjj addl.
t tonal church elders was postponed until next
How tho Landlord Fixed It.
In his jntcrOithiB book on Illghw-ivs .aid Ilj.
wajs of the KnislliJi lake district, ho Imme of
Wadswoilh ami other telebriticii, A. !. Urudlcy
has included many anucslnK anecdotes. 'I'liU is
a particularly c,oid unci Amuns the more ic
cent irsidonu of the region was lie, Watson, the
altecntcc bishop ot Llaudalf, who was ucur in
Wales, hut who spcrt his lime iraidcnlni; in
Westmoreland. "Anions other picperly that hi
Come and look over the
ready to buy or not. You
will be stiictty stylish this
For Women, Men and Children.
Come and look at the new Tailor-Made Suits, the hand
some Waists and Nobby Suits and Top Coats lor Men and
Boys Never mind the money we'll trust you.
317" Lacka. Ave.
hoiifiht In AmblCidde," pays Mr. llradloy, "v.n
tho old tmem called 'Tho Cock,' The landlord,
thinking that homo extra distinction mlRht at
tach to his inn If It were known that the hlilmp
owned it pulled the old tlsiilio.il cl down and re
named the homo 'The lllshop.' To lomplite the
huslnevi, lie had the new slitnhoird ilhmratcd
with a rude portrait of hU InnKVdp in all the
glor.v of -ihocI hat and episcopal wig. In the
meantime a row inn wai Marled oer the war
which nppropiiatcd the dLscarded name of 'Ilie
Cock,' and to mii.1i puipose that It altarctcd no
small shaic of its older neighbor' custom. The
owner of the latter, growlnc seriously alarmed
at the turn things were taking, hoMed up an
other signboard, underneath the portialt of the
bishop, beneath whlh, with mole of nn e)o In
business than to the fHncu of think?, and a
proper regard to church dlgnitries, was Inscribed
in luminous characters, 'This is the old Cod;.' "
MKS. MARGARET FLORY died at
her home In Sayre, Pa., March 5, aged
83 years and 2 months. Mrs. Flory was
tor many years a resident of Scranton,
where her many gentle and kindly final
ities endeared her to her friends and
relatives. She was a most devoted wife
and mother. She Is survived by one
son, William II. Flory, of Sayre, Pa.,
and four daughters, Mrs. H. "W. Weeks,
of Waverly, N. V.: Mrs. B. F. Emble
ton and Misa Louise Flory, of Sayro,
and Mrs. D. J. Hughes, of Wllkcs
Barre. Her eldest son, L. G. Flory, of
Scranton, and her youngest son, Charles
E. 'Flory, of Sayre, died several years
before her. The funeral will be held at
her late home in Sayre, and interment
will be in Forest Hill cemetery The
remains will be met bv the friends at
the Delaware and Hudson station on
Friday at noon, when she will be laid to
rest beside her husband, the late Jacob
SIRS. PATRICK CURRAN, an aged
and respected resident ot Bellevue, died
suddenly at her home on Third street
early yesterday morning. She is sur
vived by her husband and the lollow
Ing children: Xellle and John, of this
city, nnd Bridget, Annie and Dominick,
of Xew Yoik. The funeral announce
ment will be made later.
The funcial of Henry l'.iny Hughes, the II-months-uld
ihild of Mi. and Mr. John lfiuhc-,
of 1j7 South Simuit.i atomic, will take place at
8 o'clock this afternoon. Seitict' will be lie hi
at the hoit-e by ltev. Hugh I)ii, of the J-outli
Main .Hemic Welsh fouaiegational i lunch, j'id
Inteiment will bo made In Wjhbmn ilioil (cm -tciy.
Got Even with Kipling.
CVcil Hhodes, the South Alricau uuguite, had a
bone to niifc with Itudyard Kipling, tho poet,
nnd succeeded in doing it to hK tomplctc satis
faction. 1 hid is how the stoiy is told in lliu Lou
Kipling and lthodes veio fellow pif-cngf-ri on
a Cape railu.it ti.iin bound lowaul Klmbeile.t.
I'p to the moment ot departme fiom f'apo 'town,
lthodes had been busy sending dispatches and It
fell to tho lot of the poet to book their .seits
and berths lhc author is a nun of hovih
build; the empiie builder i.s ponderous and has ,t
decided utcraion to sleeping In a top berth.
Knowing this, the poet determined to ll.iw fn.l
at the c.Npciu-e of the man of destiny. When
that night the rx-pirmlcr lound thai he li.nl
been assigned lo an upper berth his rage was
great. He pleaded with the agile Kipling to c
change witli lifin. but the poet, with a siulouiu
smile, a-Miied Ithodis that he could not think'
of exalting hiimclf abote -o mighty in inipeil.il.
lit, and so the bulky statism..n had to iliuib la
boriously to bed.
After midnight the ti.iin stopped at a small
hlatlon on tho desolate kanoo and the wife ot a
colonial officer got aboard. When she di-iotcred
(hat, notwithstanding her telegram, no ie-.eu.i-tlou
had been made for lur the lilted up her
olie In loud piotest, The commotion ntr.il.cnfd
lthodes, who thrust his head out between the ui-taln-s
and dem.-nded to Know the futi'e of tho
"I am the wife of Colonel ," .he cn-
claimed, "and although I wiled foi a beith none
lias been sated for me."
"Ihal's all right," thnnducd the (ViIossih,
"my little boy is occupying (lie berth Jii.t iimlci
mine; turn in there with him."
The lwly wat appeased and proceeded to laki
adtantage of tho oficr. ITc-mlly ll.cte wa an
insurrection in the lower berth.
".Now, don't cty ami make a fiisj," tl e lady
was heard io siy, ".tour father told me 1 might
"Madam," guped the author vf ''The .limgl"
Hook," "do ton know who I amf"
"You are the little etr. of the venlliman In
(he. upper berth, au .ton noli" tilleied the now
startled woman, peering into Hie daik rompiit
inent, "Nothing of the sort," lulled the poet. "I am
Mr. Uodvard "
Ilefoie lie could confen further the fiithtenecl
woman fled to another ear. The i.o?r betlli
shook ttitli contuMw- fippieclatlon as the vnt,
with a mingled tccahulaiy of setcial tnmjue,,
bcratrd the Soinh African stilesnun.
"Itlng oil on the cuss voids and swell," c
claimed llliodcs I rom liU altitude of mirth, "ami
gilt- ia something about u lag and a Ihuic mil
a hank of hair."
Hut witli picturesque tvialli Kipling stuck to his
impromptu progi amine.
m i ii
Why He Lived There.
Southern negroes hato a well dcicloped sfit-e
of humor which they Indulge to the fulKt ex
tent, and If a Joke U as wide at a cliuuh dour
it need not be as deep as a well to bring trom
their throats the loud guffaws which Icate no
doubt pf the rpontaneit) of their mirth to those
within "whooping" distance.
Ome In a while one Is found who shows ctl
dcniM of wit.
)an was emplojcd at a porter in a meicantlle
establishment in a one-horse town in 1'lorida,
and his duties required him to hate tho store open
by T o'clock in tho moiulng. He hail been late
for many morning, ami on the siuetnth lonsecii
Ittu time hU cmplu.ter rtmunsliatcd with him
"Dan, wlv cau't .ton get here on time!"'
"Well, Jlr. J.," ld Dan, "jou tee I lite
the other tide o( Mount llennon cemetery, and
can't always get here ou time."
new arrivals whether you are
will find many a hint as to what
Iv ke all bargains ad
vertised by Joyce, there
are no "strings" to this
Select an order of gro
cries, amounting to $5
or more, and with it we
I of Sugar
I Joyce Stores!
HENRY BELIN, JR.,
General Agent for the Wyoming District for
Du pout's Powder
Mining, Blasting, Sporting, Smokeless and tin
IEepauno Chemical Company'
Safety ruse, Caps and Uxploders. Room 401 Con.
licit Building .Ecrantcn.
JOHN B. SMITH k SON
W. U. MULLIGAN
1 ItlDAY i:TNIXC MAI1CH 7.
Hon. William Jennings Bryan
The lecture will be under the niisplcci of V.
M. I. Colonel Brian's subject will be
"fl Conquering Nation"
Sale of seat-, lomnicmo at l.jinim box offht,
Wcdnc.ida.i moiulng at D o'clork.
i ice SOe. to 7.ii and i, Boe aod logo, !v
and -jl.tO. I.cctuie hot'In at .S..MJ p. in.
. Itlll.S. I.co.cc and M linger,
A. J, DUTY, Biisine.-s Manager.
TtT.hDAY NIGHT. MAItril II.
ME. FRANK KEENAN
With iat, seem ry, piopfitlc und ctrry a
icst-oiy iliieil fi om .i tiiimiphant season ut
The Mnnhrtttnn Thentre, New York
In the Iteficsliliig Ametlian Comedy
Hon- John Grigsby,
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Academy of flusic
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Matinee lu ami 80 cints.
Commencing- Monday, Mnrch
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MATIMX IIVKKY DAY.
"Why in tho toild do jou lite so far from
jour work," said liU ciuplojcr-
Without u momenta hesitation lUn responded;
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lionet,' ttid tit'. I u juts a homo bejeml Ukj
State. " Xety York JIall and L'ipicsi.
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