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THE SCJUNTON TRIBUNE-TUESDAY, APRIL 8, 1902.
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yesterdau Was a Dau of Ghanges
In the Government o! the
HON. JANES J. O'NEILL
SECOND TIME MAYOR
P. F. Conner Becomes City Tieasurer
for the Third Consecutive Term.
George W. Evans, City Controller.
In the Reorganization, of Councils
John Davis Elected Chairman of
Select and W. H. Masters Chair
man of Common A. P. Loftus
Chosen City Clerk There Was No
Opposition for Any of the Offices'
Which Made the Election TJn
eventful Scenes About the C ity
Hall Councilmen, Old and New
City Officers Banquet at Harrison
House The Poor Board Reorgan
izes Without the Least Eriction as
Solely Forecasted in The Tribune.
The Men Who Took Office Yester
day. The change in the officials who will
l)o at the heads of the different depait
ments or the city government took
place at noon yesterday.
The change gives Carbomlulc a new
mayor, Hon. James J. O'Neill, who once
before, just six years ago, was the city's
fhlct executive. The city, likewise, has
n new controller, George W. Kvans. No
change was made In the office of city
treasurer, T, P. Conner succeeding hlm
holf In that olllce, thereby achieving the
distinction of being the only rlty treasr
urer of Carbondale who has held office
for three consecutive terms. The te
tlrlng olllcers are Hon, John W. Kll
putrlclc, mayor, and John F. Wheeler,
An Important pait of the day of
changes wis the reorganization of
' councils. This was effected by the elee
' tlon of John Davis, an old member from
'the Third ward, as chairman or select,
lnna W. II. Masters, who has been re
garded as the Republican leader In
roiolnon council, wus elected chairman
of the lower body. A. V. Loftus was
re-elected clerk of common council.
'These elections were as forecasted In
The Tribune, and were carried out
without incident, ns none of the three
j candidates had opposition.
In connection with the chairmanship
, of select council, it might be mentioned
that there was a possibility of a con-
teHt. There was a suggestion to put)
vvvr mu iiei'inuueuc organization until
the meeting in tho evening, but the
fiulet, yet llrm, Insistence of the sup
porters of Chairman Davis was huecess
ful in having the, election tuko place at
tho morning session, resulting in the
jcholeo of their candidate.
Tho Inst olllolal act of Mayor Kllpat
jrlelc befoio turning over thu city's rec
ords in his keeping to his successor,
Mayor O'Neill,. wii'S at noon, when he
wore In CltGtontrollor Gcorgq Kvans:
John D, Pavle, chairman of Heleet
jounclli AvV'.H.'. Masters, chairman of
yoinmon.Tboujiqirt.AV F, I.ortus, clerk of
5ointnn;!oggoIJ.v -s j .
3 rt&fafjiftSf 6t,l,e city olllcers
nd the "retired ones, tio councilmen
;g nd thoso who Jeft olllce when reorgan
ization took place, buiuiuetcd at tho
p In City Hall Corridors.
Tho con-Mom of city' hull began to
Julio on an air of activity about u.so
iJKSJflMiy morning; The new members
curne Jnto take their oaths of pilee,
whlle-tliB older members walked In and
.ftuof the offices Indulging In good
natured jalllery at their future as&o.
icjutea on the council floor,
Mayor Kllpntrlck was In his olllce
eurly and admlnlsteied the oath of of.
flee to all the Incoming olllcers. Tho
flrstto subscribe was Hyron a. Clark,
newi common councilman from the Sec
oudiward. Shortly after 10 o'clock Hon.
Jnwes J, O'Nell, the nev mayor, came
Into the mayor's offices. He had his
tfiocuBtomed smile of good cheer and his
characteristic easy go as he approached
Mayor Kllpatrick at his desk und de
clared his readiness to take the oath
of office. When Mayor Kllpatrick dls
posed of the formality, City Treasurer
Connor, who was with Mr, O'Nell, took
tho oath of his office for the thlul
consecutive time. During the test of
the morning, up to noon, the new coun
cilmen kept coming into tho mayor's
office until all had been sworn.
First Meeting of Councils. ,
Though JO o'clock is the hour desig
nated in the act for the assemblyt
councils for reorganization, It was a
quarter after the hour when old select
council met and adjourned sine die and
it was near 10.30 when common coun
cil met for the last time.
Select council was called to order by
the retiring chairman, Dr. W. "V. Flet
cher. The other members present were
Messrs. Mannion, Battle and Davis.
Victor Thompson, from the Sixth, one
of the council members was not about
the council rooms during the day. Mr.
Battle, the other retiring member was
piesent. There did not seem to be a
great deal of interested manifested by
the public for there were not more than
a dozen present in the spectators en
closure. No business was tiansacted ut this
session, ns everything had been cleared
away at tho last meeting. The few
minutes that the session lasted was
taken up in the exchanging of compli
ments. Chairman Fletcher, after call
ing order, claimed the attention of
councils in a brier, but earnest talk, In
which he warmly thanked his col
leagues for their uniform courtesy and
cordiality In sustaining the chair. He
closed by assuring the members that
he held the kindliest feelings for them.
Mr. Battle paid a nice tribute to the
retiring chnlimun. and. Mr. Mannion
also recognized the courtesies of Mr.
'Fletcher duiing his term of oflice. City
Clerk Noon llkewise;joined',ln the recog
nition paid to the retirinV'chairman.
When the exchange of pleasantries
ceased the last meeting of the old coun
cil came to an end.
Common Council Meeting.
The old common council convened at
10.20, Chairman Collns, one or the retir
ing members, presiding. The reading
of tho minutes or the last meeting was
the only suggestion or routine business.
Mr, Thompson inquired about his mis
used and neglected license ordinance
which never came from committee, and
was informed that it died in the cleik's
Mr. Masters, in a neat speech moved
for a vote of thnnks to Chairman Col
lins for his courtesies. The vote, cau-y-Ing
the motion, was heartily given and
the resolution was ordered spread on
Chairman Collins acknowledged his
thanks to his colleagues, declaring It
had been a pleasure to preside over tho
body, the membeis of which treated him
with uniform courtesy. Mr. Collins
also heartily thanked the members of
the press for their courtesies also the
heads of departments. At this juncture
the old council was dissolved.
The fli st to reorgaplzo was common
council, the meinbeis taking their seats
The new members who presented
their cortlllcates wero B. S. Claik, Sec
ond ward, who succeeds John T. tor
tus; Henry Cook, Fourth ward, suc
cessor to Thomas F. Murphy; Oeorgo
Hobbs and W. L. Hunter, Sixth ward,
who succeed John Kvans and John
Mnsteis. Abe j. Suhm, Second ward,
successor to William Collins, and Alex,
Kennedy, Fourth waid, who succeeds
himself, wpj'o absent on account of
Mr. Thompson named W. H. Mnhttrs,
who wus In the chair, for temporary
chairman. Thu motion, becondqd by Mr,
Stone, was unanimously carried. A. F.
Loftus, tho old clerk, was nominated by
Mr. Stono as temporary clerk. On
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HON. J Mi:S J. U'NIMLL,
Who became Mjor of Caiboudalu YiMfldJ-
(or hcoinl Time.
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The Entire Stock of Newark Shoe Co.
Is Now on Sale at
JONAS LONG'S SONS.
Never in the history of Scranton has there been such phenomenal shoe selling. Thousands of people
were here Saturday and purchased shoes, and in many instances bought several pairs, and thousands more
will be here this week. '
Shoes for Men, Women, Boys and Girls
The biggest kind of bargains. The best makes in all sizes and widths; styles to suit everybody. Prices
are less than half of first cost, and in every instance less than manufacturers' cost price. You will not real-,
ize how big a bargain there is at this Shoe Sale until you see them.
Remember the Big Shoe Sale of the Newark Shoe Co. at Jonas Long's Sons' this week.
motion of Mr. Nealon, the temporary
organization was made permanent by a
viva voce vote. After the old rules and
the time of meeting of tho last council
were adopted, council adjourned.
It was 11 o'clock when select council
convened. Of the new members, James
Solomon, Sixth ward, successor to
James Thompson, was present. D. W.
Humphrey, Second ward, who succeeds
Thomas Battle, was absent, owing to
his doing jury duty in Scranton.
On motion of Mr. Solomon, seconded
by Mr. Barrett, John Davis, of the
Third ward, was made temporary chair
man. When Mr. Davis took the chair,
he was made permanent chairman on
motion of Mr Munition, seconded by
A resolution, presented by Mr.
Fletcher, was adopted. It was an ac
knowledgement of tho good work, as
councilmen, of Messrs. Battle nnd
Thompson, the retiring members. The
rules of tho old council were adopted.
On motion of Mr. Mannion, seconded by
Mr. Solomon, a voto of thanks was ten
dered the retiiing chairman, Dr. W. W.
Just before council adjourned, tho
new chairman, Mr. Davis, heartily
thanked the members for the honor be
stowed on him, making an earnest talk
in his acknowledgment. He nsked their
Indulgence until he could familiarize
himself with his new duties, and sug
gested that he did not fear his col
leagues, as they were'his brothers and,
like him, liable to mistakes. It is easier
to be critical than correct, and if he
makes mistakes the.v would be of tho
head und not tho heart.
There was a short meeting of com
mon council last night, ut which tho
bond of Controller Kvans was received
and accepted. It was for $l,G0O and has
as sureties, Marcus Frleder and Robert
Edwards. A requisition wus granted to
the Mitchell Hose company for a set of
Select council also held a short meet
ing. The contrqller'a report for the year
was received and placed on file.
The bond of City Treasurer P. F. Con
ner for ?50,000, with M. F. Connor, P. A.
Can oil, Charles Cavanaugh, Michael
Moran, B. A. Kelly and John J. Mc
Nulty as sureties, was referred to tho
city solicitor: uho the bond of Con
The resolution stunting the Mitchell
Hose company requisition was con
curred in, and the councilmen then ad
journed. THE NEW COUNCILS.
Tho Reorganization Gives nn In
creased Republican Majority.
In tho new councils there will be a
Ktpublican majority of six on Joint
vote. The majority in common council
is eight anil In select council two. Tho
reorganization gives a majority In
select, wheiu tho voto was tie hist
year. The gain In common council Is
CARBONDALE OFFICIALS SWORN
PAT11ICK P. CO.VNOIt,
Took Ottieo of ( iiy TiiMtuicr for 'ihlrd ("en-
iecutlve Til 111.
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The personnel of both bodies is as
1'jist waid Thomas Bluett, 1).
Second ward D. W. llumpliiry, K.
Third ward Jolm DiuK It.
rotnth wjnl Jolm 1'. SInnnion, 11.
fifth ward Dr. W. V. fletclier, K.
SKlli until Jjinr Solomon, I).
fir-t waid A. L. Thompson, It.; G.ibilcl
Second wjul D. S. Clnib, It. ; Abe I.. Sjhm, ft.
Third uoid Itolint WhiUleld, It.; John .T.
foii.tli ward AIc. Kennedy, I).; Henry Coolt.l).
fifth ward W. II. Masters, It.; 13. . .Stone, It.
Sitli waid V. I.. Hunter, It.; Geo. Hobbs, It.
NO CONTEST IN
THE POOR BOARD
John McCabe, Chairman; Morgan
Thomas, Treasurer; James McMil
lan, Secretary; Jerry Clune, Stew
ardElected Without Friction.
As forecasted solely in The Tribune
yesterday, the Carbondale poor board
at its meeting last night reorganized
for the coming year by electing the fol
President John McCabe.
Treasurer Morgan Thomas.
Secretary James McMillan.
The old steward at the poor farm,
Jerry Clune, was re-appointed and his
wife, Mary Clune, was again named as
matron. Attorney II. C. Butler was re
elected solicitor for tho board.
As also indicated in The Tribune,
theie wus no contest over any of tne
offices. The programme that had been
ngreed upon some days ago by the ma
jority of the board was carrlpd out
without any friction. Former Chair
man Morgan Thomas was not present,
owing to illness, but his vote was not
necessary, Messrs. McCabe, McMillan
and Williams standing together on each
proposition that was voted on.
Mr. Lynch and Mr. Burke were In the
class that Is known as a hopeless minor
ity. Theie wus no roll-call on any of
the ofllees voted for, and theie was no
nay from either Mr. Burke or Lynch, so
the election of all the ofllcers will bo
regarded as unanimous.
Chairman McCabe appointed the fol
Purchasing Junies F. Uurke, Morgan
Farm James McMillan, Hurry T.
Lunacy Harry T. Williams, John
Finance James F. Burke, James Mc
Millan. Mr. Lynch was nnmed on the lunacy
and llnance committees, but ho declined
to necept either place. The chairman
then named himself on the llrst com
mittee nnd Mr. McMillan on the other,
Tho meeting was exceedingly tame,
(JKOIUii: Yi, i:ANb,
former Secretary of llojnl of Health, Now
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and did not realize any of the excite
ment or contest that was looked for
some weeks ago.
John McCabe, who is the new chair
man, was the treasurer last year. He
was the leader, it might bo said. In the
movement to economize the nffalrs of
the district, which was carried on suc
cessfully the past year.
Morgan Thomas, the treasurer, ex
changes place, as it were, with Mr. Mc
Cabe, having been tho presiding officer
last year. The new secretary, James
McMillan, has never held oflice before.
Ho will be assisted by former Secretary
THE NEW OFFICIALS.
HON. JAMES J. O'NEILL, who en
joys the honor of being mayor of Car
bondale for the second term, Is one of
the city's most gifted sons. Not only
does he enloy the highest confidence
and esteem of every citizen of Carbon
dale, but he also enjoys the same dis
tinction abroad, holding on eminent
place among the men of this valley.
PATRICK F. CONNER, who enters
upon the third consecutive term as city
treasurer, has proven himself a master
of local politics. He holds a command
ing place in the community.
GEOUGE W. EVANS, who created a
big surprise In the spring election by
the manner In which he ran ahead of
his ticket, has been secretary of the
Carbondale board or health, filling the
oflice most satisfactorily. Mr. Evans is
one of the influential young men of the
JOHN DAVIS, who was unanimously
chosen chairman of select council, lias
had a most creditable term in council,
serving his constituents as faithfully
ns his duty seemed to him. He Is a
man of exceedingly plain, simple ways,
and as he stated In his acceptance
speech yesterdny, his "mistakes are
more likely to be of the head than
W. H. MASTERS, who becomes chair
man of common council, has been re
garded as the leader of tho Republican
forces In that body. His work, both as
a councilman nnd at the head of his
party, made him the logical candidate
A. F. LOFTUS, who Is again clerk of
common council, was unopposed for the
oflice because council was so satisfied
with his record that no other name
would be considered. Mr. Loftus Is
cashier In the Erie freight olllce.
THE DAY'S NEWS
Cdlliomlalo joined in tho ivjolilw; Hut wus
Kcneiul i'Mud.iy in this Millcy nci the kettle
luent of tho ticct car .it like. It w.w the mio
topic of comemtion ilurim; tho emly morn Ink',
miU when The 'frlliune'o louden, f.w the news
they icu'hcd It with gleeful epirild and dlsiu&cd
Unanimously Cluucu as Chahuuu of ocltct
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the. fact of the settlement with joy. The city
Ims suffered more limn any town lielnccn licie
.ind Scranton, and when the people pondered oer
the good ncwij they felt that tho way was made
clear for a boominir tprlnc trade. It gave u
tone of confidence that lias been sadly misclng- In
the bu.ines3 life of the community for tbc past
six months and it pacd the way for activity In
The cars were liberally patronized during- the
day, a. rcfresbinj,' continst to the yaut few
montlis, which made Hie cily seem quite deserted.
Tho patronnsc U bound to pick up, and when
the forest City lino is opened, one will feel that
the city i.5 back to Iti wonted place in life and
The lino to foret City will not be opened for
a few ilajs, .is the tracl.1 kip ioered witli mud
and diit, and the wires need impairing line und
Death of Solomon Nichols.
Solomon Nichols a highly esteemed resident
of tlili city, pan-ed away at KmcrRincy hospital,
Sunday night, lie was admitted to Hie institution
about' seven weeks ago. for over a year lie had
been a great miftcicr 110111 rheumatism.
Deceased was folly jtais of age, and bad
made, his homo in this city duiins the greater
pait of his life, lie was immariied, nnd is sur
vived by one tUter, Mis J, W. Turner. The
funenl ienices will take place nt her home on
Laurel street, tlilj afternoon at .') o'clock. Hcv.
dialled Lee will olildate, and intciincnt will be
made in Maplewood cemctuy.
Ladies' Temperance Legion.
At the tegular meeting of Hie Ladies' Tem
perance Legion, Hie following joung ladies were
elected to oflice: l'usident. Miss Marlon Mills;
vice prciidcn, Mifs l)eJc Mi-Minn; Mipeiintcnd
enl. MUs Hlanclie Dolpli; secretary. Mis Mary
Helms; tieasiirer. Miss Oraco Powell, organiM,
MKs Cairle near ; chorinter, Miss Minnie Wal
lace. The legion meets lcgnlaily eaeli week at the
Congiegatlon.il church, nn 1'rlday nt 4 p. 111., cr
as soon after tchool closes us Hie children can get
theie. It is certainly n great oppoitiinity for
children to be taught along tho line of temper
ance and other lines of ininaitance to them, and
parents would be prudent to fee tu It that their
children are present 11 1 each meeting. With such
a competent corps of olllcers and touchers, there
must be good results. There will be no charge.
eccpt a penny collection to be taken up at each
All ihildieii over .1 cars will be welcomed
at the meeting.
The following iiieiubeid of the Knights of Col
miibiis attended the funeral of their lute brother,
T. J. Claike, in Aiihbahl, .vesterday: It. II. Ker
win, Thomas A. Kirkmrad, Frank 11. Dcvcn, M,
T. ItiuUe, Patiick J. Iln.vlaii, Andrew llicnnan,
i:. II. W. lturke. John O'ltouike, It. .1. Kllliullen,
f. 11. Clltrmil, Muthcvv Norton, M. It. Campbell,
Timothy Cillhool, Jeremiah O'llearn, Michael .1.
Hoiun, Thomas A, Walker, James A. Hurke, John
It. Ilatle, M. J. Murphy. John W. Crant,
Change of Residence,
Ilemy Held Is moving fiom innicr of flghth
and Seventh avium s, to the house vacated by
John Ilioun, on boutli Cliuuli itreet.
Charlie Hull to Wed Tonight.
Charles Hull, tho biave fucniah whoo valiant
work at tho Methodist ihineii Are lait November
almost cost Ms life, will be nunle.l tonight.
Ills la Me Is MIxs Ma fiaulner, daughter of Mr,
ami Ml, fphralm (lordlier, of West Scranton.
The ceremony uill take place in the pauoiugo
, W, II. MASTHllS,
netted ("liali nun of Common Council.
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of the Methodist church, on Terrace street at 7
o'clock, Itcv. A. P. Chaffee officiating. Thcia
will be a wedding supper at tho home of tin
gioom on Dixon hill, which will be attcndcif
by the near fi lends of the family.
Funeral of William J. Davis-
The, funeral of ttie lato William J. Davis, which
took place jesterday afternoon, was marked by
1111 exceedingly large attendance, which attested
the number of friends and the retpcet and es
teem which -the deceased enjoyed. ,
Services were conducted in the Dereani Buptii-t;
cliuuli, of which Mr. Davis was a deacon and s
faithful toiler in the work of tho congregation.
Itcv. Dr. halen and Itcv. W. B. flrow ofllciatcd.
Dr. Whalcn paid a splendid tribute to the mem
ory of the deceased.
Seveial beautiful floial pieces were about the)
casket, those from tiie "Herein Men" nnd thu
fore-tcrs being most conspicuous Intcrmeno
was in Maploivood cemetery.
The pallbearers were; John Matthew, John
fdvvards, William Jones, A. J. Madison, Daniel
Davis, Nicholas Moon, ar an-1 tho flowcf bearer,
Oeorge Ward, William feclielly, George Kmmctt,
William Bates, James Solomon, John McConnell
Cars for the Show.
Manager Byrne lias arranged with the official'
of tho Scranton Hallway company for cars fi
the patrons of the Grand who may attend "Way,
Down Kat" this evening.
There will bo a "show" car from Maydeld and
Jeimyn nnd paits south to bring tho patrons tn
the Oianil, and after the performance,- there wilt
be .1 car to take them home. As yet no arrange
ment has been made to open the Forest City,
The Pedro Club.
JH. T. L. Mcdlaud, of Copelancl avenue, ens
lertains pleasantly, the Tcdro club, tonight.
The Passing Throng.
L. A. Ilassett, of the Hcndiick Manufacturing
company Is on a budness trip to New York city.
W. II. Hiller, ot the C'arbondalo Macliine com
pan)', has returned after a business trip to Phlla.
dclpliia and New York.
A. P. Trautvvein, of tho Carbondale Machine
company, l on .1 business trip to New York.
John Morgan left Saturday evening for Pitta
burg, where hu intends working, for some time.
Mrs. Jud foster, of Oilbert street, attended af
relative's funeral in Prompton yesterday.
Lewis I'izcr, of Jcrwyn, diovo to Hits til;,
Slaiter Mechanic Robert Iteunie, of the l)c)a
wans and Hudson, lias returned from Buffalo nrd
Mr. mid Mrs. Funk McComb, of Scranton,
.spent Sunday with relatives in this city.
To Care a Cold in One Bay
Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets.
All druggists refund the money If It
falls to cure. E. V, Grove's slgnuturo
Is on each box. 25c.
JERJHYN AND iWAYPIELD.
The Ladles' Aid society, accompanied
by a number of other members of St
James' church, visited the home ot
their former rector, Hew C. S. Fcssen
den, Friday evening, to bid him fare
well and to wish him Godspeed In his
new Held. They wero warmly wel
comed and spent some Unto very pleus
untly together. Mr, Fcssenden left
Saturday for his new appointment at
Manslleld und Tioga, one of his last
hind acts before severing his connection
with St Jumes' was a donation by him
to the congregation of tho sum ot $sa
to be used for mission purposes.
Hew Mr. Brodhead, tho new rector,
officiated nt both services Sunday,
With his family ho Is occupying tho
Mulholland property on Second street.
The funeral of the late Mrs. Hanophy
took place on Saturday morning and
was largely attended,
There will be n public meeting ot
those interested in tho Co-operative
store movement on Wednesday even-
Mr, and Mrs. James Allen and chil
dren, of Carbondale, spent Sunday
hero with friends.
Taking Desperate Chances,
It is true that many contract slight
colds and rpcover from them without
taking any precaution or treatment,
and a knowledge of (his fact leuda
others to toko their chances Instead o
giving their colds the needed attention.
It should be borpe in mind that every
cold weakens the lungs, powers the,
vitality and makes the system less able
to withstand each succeeding cold and
paves tho way for moro serious ills
eases. Can you afford to take such des
perate chances when Chumberlaln's
Cough Remedy, famous for its cures ot
colds, cun be had for a trifle? For eule
by all druggists-