The Scranton tribune. (Scranton, Pa.) 1891-1910, August 07, 1902, Page 2, Image 2

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The News of
w.The Borough Two-Year-Olds Sur
prised Themselves by Their Tricky
Playing, but Owney McAndrew's
Pitching Was Too Much for Them
and "Tho Pots" Win Out by a
'' Bcoro of 4-3, Notwithstanding the
' StronuouBness of the Archbald
Hooters A Oood Oame.
If any ot the "knockers" or nny
Archbald mnn desires to know how
Owney McAndrew our Owney can
' jiltch, lot hlin ask any of tho players
on tho Archbald team. Nine of them
yesterday had rubber bats or bats with
holes In them when they tried to con-
' ncct with Owney 's mystiners, and only
live of them could hit the ball safely.
That's why the score was 4 to 3 In
favor of Carbondale, and Hint's why
, the conceit was taken out of the "Pot
l'olcrs," and they wore sent home, mak
ing disgusting faces as they swallowed
the bitter pill of defeat. We admit,
not to have sugar-coated the pill, but
the "Pets" have been so busy, so very,
very b usy, winning games that Mana
ger Tappan overlooked this detail. "We
beg tho kind Indulgence of our town-
, betwecn-thc-culm-dump friends for this
' Despite the strenuousness of the
Archbaldlans, their chief characteris
tic no thanks for this touch of ilattery
the game was a good one. Johnnie
Dougher, and he had on a fresh foout
onlere, said It was the best game that
the Crescents ever won, but as Johnnie
Is a thorough Arachbaldlan, we'll over
look his enthusiasm and say it was a
good game; a' snappy game; a game
that was a credit to the fielders of
the Archbald team, and to doughty
Dougher, their pitcher, a bright-haired
young man, 16 years old, the Archbald
people said, who when he becomes a
man, is likely to is sure to shine in
tho base ball firmament.
Dougher, hats off to you. You had
better come to Carbondale, to a base
ball atmosphere, where the climate will
agree with you and where you can
develop wonderfully, as you will In
time; but slowly, we venture to re
mark, if you persist in remaining In
the ancient borough.
We anticipate that Archbaldlans will
have a whole culm pile of extravagant
claims about the superior work of their
team; but who would begrudge this
harmless diversion to the boroughltes?
We can afford to be generous. We
won. That's glory enough for the
"Pets." If the Archbaldlans care to
pay their cash for special street cars
to come to Carbondale and wear out
their vocal cords, who cares? It won't
hurt us and It probably amused them.
This special car came through Car
bondale about 9.30 last night with a
band and an Archbald crowd, which is
the same thing for noise, and a pla
card with the score 5-4 in favor of
Archbald. In their delirium, perhaps
they imagined they got two runs in
the last Inning, which a man In Sala
manca or even Honesdale, had as much
right to claim. But we will discuss
this later.
To the game again. Archbald got
three runs, but none of them were
earned. Cuff apparently had an off day
at first base and one of his errors, a
muffed ball thrown by Flannery, at
second; let In three runs. The other
run was made on a long throw from
left by Itosler, after a fly catch on the
outer edge of the field. It was a hard
chance, the ball reaching the home
plate a few second too late.
On the other hand, Carbondale
earned two of its runs, which would
. leave the score 2-0. Murray also had
an off day and made errors, which
were costly.
The "Pets" found Dougher. They
batted him all over the lot; he struck
out only two men, but In our hitting
wo did not keep them down and they
sailed Into the hands of fielders. Mc
Donald, In left, had four good catches;
Boland, at third, made two wonderful
catches, and J. A. Gaughan, at center,
had two good captures. Here were
eight Hies, a good deal more than ordl-
. nary work for fielders.
But Owney our Owney! Ho showed
Dougher, though Dougher Is a good
one, how to pitch. Ho had nine strike
outs and gave only five hits. Dougher
struck out two men and gave Carbon
dale seven safe ones. Let Archbald
take this record and ponder over it;
'twill do them good perhaps. But one
' shouldn't gamble on It.
Itosler, the "Pets' " fearless fielder,
had another great duy, making two
phenomenal catches, with lightning
returns ot the game. His batting was
"it," too, for his two-bagger brought in
one of the four runs. Murray also
smashed the ball, having two hits,
bringing In the winning run by a two
bagger in the eighth. Cuff had a two
bagger and Emmet t had one and Flan
nery had another. Here were four two
t baggers. Anothf r chance for Archbald
jto compare pitching records.
SS" In the ninth Inning, there was In-
tense cxoTtoinchPwlien two men got on
-bases and with one out a fly was
knocked tg .Hosier. He enptured It nnd
-galled It to tjilni io ea'tcl) a runner. The
,ball got away from Murray, but Mc-
yAndrow was u'fter It In the crowd upd
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? 1;,oid' Stomachs Made Over.
,,, Improper medicine knocks out as
many'stonfachs' as bad food, but proper
food will nearly always restore the
itjiealth that Nature Intended.
X "I suffered with chronic constipation
?for a long time, and two years ago be
came an Invalid, being unable to retain
anything on my stomach," says Mrs. F,
51, Buss of Mlllersburg, Ky,
$ PnysKlans pronounced it catarrh of
.theUfstomach and bowels. In fact, the
"Sintlra alimentary canal was Involved,
causjd they said, by continued use of
purgatives. For several weeks r could
jjiot;rotaln more than p. teaspoonful of
Siny fchd of fluid at any time and at
4$hia.stag of. my Illness a friend sug
jtestqtUthat I try Grape-Nuts.
'commenced by taking only a tea
spoonful at a time of the water poured,
Jwhlle boiling, over two teaspoonfuls of
atheprape-Nuts. In flvft days, I was
3010 to v digest a teaspoonful of the
TarajfejKuts themselves- anjf Jrf Jejs
Mhana month, could dlgestari ordinary
jneaL I can eat anything 'now? after
jjhavlng used Grape-Nuts for nearly jwo
"years, and am entirely; Su're'd. oj-con-
Btlpatlon, It Is a wholesome, nure'und
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Car fconclale.
soaked It down to second to head oft a
runner who was stcullng from first to
second, There was a mlx-up, In which
tho runner Interfered and was called
out. This would have retired the side.
The runner on third started home and
Flannery, recovering himself, threw to
Lofttts, who fairly bogged the runner,
ending the game and blocking the run
that would have tied tho score. How
ever, there wns a bit of unfair ball
playing that would have ended the
game, regardless of whether or not
Loftus caught his man, An Archbald
concher stnrted down the line before
the runner to deceive the Carbondale
players. He bumped against Loftus,
who touched him with the ball and nlso
touched the runner. In the meantime
the man who was disqualified nl sec
ond ran the bases, after Umpire Burko
declared the flrfjt runner out at home,
ending the game, leaving the score 4-3
In Car'bondnle's favor. The Archbald
team was dissatisfied, however, It was
hard to lose, and they went homo claim
ing the score D-4. This was the occa
sion of the outlay of cash for special
cars and n band and the trip to Car
bondale Inst night.
"That's the way we celebrate our
victories (V)" suld a bright-hatred
Archbald man, as the car went through
Carbondale, to the amusement of tho
"Pets," who won. We guess the Arch
bald man is right, at that. The score:
It. II. P.O. A. K.
Murray, 3b 1 2 1 0 3
Itosler, If L 14 10
Cuff, 11 0 0 2 1
Kmmett, cf 1 1 0 u 0
Unit, rf 0 0 0 0 0
Flannery, 2b 1 13 3 2
Mcllnle, ss 0 10 3 0
Loftus, c 0 OHIO
McAndrew, p 0 10 10
Totuls 4 7 '25 11 C
R. H. P.O. A. E.
Price, 21) 0 2 4 3 0
Fltzpatrlck. c 2 12 2 0
J. F. GnughUn, .ss 1 0 0 1 o
Dougher, p 0 0 13 1
McAndrew, rf 0 0 2 It 0
Nolan, lb 0 0 7 0 1
McDonnld, If 0 1 t 1 o
J. A. Gauglinu, cf 0 0 111
Boland, 3b 0 13 0 0
Totals 3 3 21 11 3
Price out for liiterfcicncc.
Boland out for Interference.
Archbald 0 0 0 0 2 0 10 03
Carbondale 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 x 4
Earned runs Carbondale 2, Archbald 0.
Two base hits Murray, Flannery, Rosier
and Emmctt. S.icrllleo hits J. F. Gaugh
an, Dougher, Cuff, Emmett and Mcllale.
Stolen bases Price, Muiray, Rosier nnd
McAndrew. Bases on balls Off McAn
drew, 2; off Dougher. 1. lilt by pitcher
J. F. Gaiighan. Struck out By McAn
drew, 9; by Dougher. 2. Left on bases
Archbald, !l; Carbondale, 4. Passed balls
Fltzpatrlck, 2. Tlme-1.43. Umpire
Burke. Attendance 2,000.
Whitney's Observations.
Says Whitney, In his latest corre
spondence: Thus far, this season, the Susquehan
na Stars have won seventeen and lost
three games. They played the sloppiest
game. In their history at Carbondale.
There was little glory In winning such
a game.
In the Star-Crescent series each club
has taken a balloon ascension. Now for
one real game of ball!
The Stars were treated handsomely In
both Honesdale and Carbondale. For
this, many thanks.
There's a splendid feeling between the
Stars and the Crescents, which is more
than all else. May this happy condi
tion never change.
And now let the band play.
Courteous and Hospitable,
Susquehanna people are lavish In
their praise of the courteous and hos
pitable treatment received nt the hands
of Carbondalians on Sunday, and their
greatest wish is to have an opportun
ity to reciprocate. Susquehanna Tran
Complaint Made at Select Council by
Property Owners of Terrace Street,
with Reference to Excavating at
Methodist Church.
Attorney Louis Gramer appeared be
fore select council last night, in behalf
of Terrace street property owners, with
respect to the excavating that Is being
done for the proposed furnace room of
the Methodist church.
The property owners on the easterly
side of the street, judging fiom their
own sidewalk line, are of the opinion
that the excavating ut the church en
crouches on the roadway for ten or
eleven feet, and feel thut It the work
be not stopped that this will be estab
lishing a precedent, and that another,
If he chooses, can chop off ten feet or
so of the roadway, as In this Instance,
There Is no sidewalk vdiere the exca
vating is In progress, and council Is
asked to establish, by ordinance, u side
walk line, to determine whether or not
this is an encroachment, on the road
way, us the property owners claim.
T. C. Robinson spoke for the church,
uud assured council that nothing would
be done that was opposed to the rights
of others. If this be an encroachment,
but the contrary was believed, then the
wprk would be stopped.
The matter was referred to the street
Other business were resolutions di
recting the sale of the stone crusher to
T, B. Howe, of Scrunton; granting per
mission to Samuel Smale to make a
sewer connection with his Terrace
street property, and ordering a profile
of Seventh avenue, between Washing
ton and Park streets.
Retreat at St, Rose Convent.
The annual retreat of the Sisters of
tho Order of the Immaculate Heart of
Mary, of the Scrunton diocese, will be
gin this evening In St, Rose convent ut
7 o'clock, Speclnl services will mark
Its opening mid the Sisters' choir will
render the accompanying music, The
retreat will bo conducted by Rev.
Father Hognn, u Redemptorlst Father
from the .Saratoga mission house, It
will continue until August 15.
This Is One Big Bass,
Among the many disciples of izaak
Walton who ponder upon the ilckleness
of luck and fish E, w, Reynolds, of
the firm of Roberts & Reynolds, news
dealers, is to be numbered us not the
least successful. Mr, Reynolds had the
pleasure of capturing a black bass yes
terduy, at Crystal luke, which tipped
the beams at live and a hulf pounds.
Sontag Stands the Treat.
As the result of a bet on the recent
prize fight, George Sonlng paid the hilt
for n genuine old-fashioned clambake,
held at Ulodgett Chlvltz's, on Church
street, Inst night.
Mr. Sontag paid his bet as only a
"good fellow" can. In his capacity as
toantmastcr, paymaster and host, he
delighted his friends by the genial and
whole-souled manner In which he set
tled up, Those Who helped him enjoy
the meal are loud in their praises of
the spread, and are as follows: Messrs.
B. Chevltz, John Burkhart, H. Gold
man, Walter Wills, George Ward, G.
Hlmmerlc, V. Judge, Andrew Fluellcn,
Herman Goldman.
Miss Annie Sanford, of Olark Ave
nue, nnd John Sullivan, of Brook
lyn Street, Are Wedded.
The numerous nuptial surprises wnlch
have taken place In Carbondale recent
ly were added to this week, when tho
wedding of Miss Annie Sanford nnd
John Sullivan took place on Tuesday
The nuptials occurred at St. Rose
parochial residence, and were attended
by only two who were closely connected
with the par,tlcs. Mrs. Oscar Ace, sister
ot the bride, was bridesmaid, nnd John
Flunncry was groomsman. Very Rev.
T. F. Coffey, V. G pastor of St. Rose,
After the marriage there was a pleas
ant celebration of tho event by tho
bridal party and a few friends.
The bride Is the daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Henry Sanford, and has numer
ous admiring friends.
The groom Is an employe of the city
street department, and claims a wide
circle of friends.
Mr. and Mrs. Sullivan will reside for
a time at the groom's home, on Brook
lyn street.
Thomas V. Nenlon's Progress on the
Trenton. True American.
It Is always pleasing to take notice
of the progress of a Carbondallan, who
Is away from home hewing out the
path to success, amid strange surround
ings. The news, therefore, of the con
tinued progress of Thomas "V. Nenlon,
on the Trenton (N. J.) Dally True
American, will give renewed pleasure
to his numerous friends and well-wishers
in Carbondale and vicinity.
Mr. Nealon Is now editor of sports on
the paper. This means a good deal
more than one would suppose, as tho
True American has nearly a whole
page devoted dally to all the sports,
base ball, golf, horse racing, yachting,
etc. There Is an Immense amount of
detail work connected with the "get
ting up" of these "stories," all of which
Is under Mr. Nealon's supervision. The
trust that Is reposed in him is not only
a compliment to ljis well-Informed
knowledge on such matters, but Is a
greater compliment to his judgment.
Thomas V. Is at home In dealing with
sports; he Is thoroughly posted on ath
letics and is so familiar with sporting
vernacular that his reports are always
refreshingly breezy and spicy. There
was evidence of this In his work for
Carbondale papers, among them this
department of The Tribune, having
contributed various articles during last
fall and early this spring.
More convincing evidence that Mr.
Nealon has caught on with the Trenton
paper Is the fact that he wns for some
time special assignment man on the
True American; that is, he was given
the big "stories" that are out of the
ordinary routine of everyday news
paper work. Copies of the True Ameri
can received at The Tribune office each
week show that Thomas V. Is crowd
ing the older men of the paper In the
matter of good stories. Numerous ot
his stories are Illustrated from photo
graphs taken by himself.
The newspaper men ot Carbondale
join In the felicitations that are due
their former co-worker and renew their
wishes for his continued success.
Mr. Nealon will spend his vacation in
Carbondule, commencing the first week
In September.
Miss Eula Carey spent yesterday at
Crystal lake.
Harry Brownell spent yesterday at
Crystal lake.
F. C. Whltelock and family are spend
ing a few weeks at Poyntelle.
Rev. nnd Mrs. J. F. Warner are
spending a few weeks at Ocean Grove.
Misses Grace and Gertrude Powell
are spending a week la Scranton and
Miss Edith Courtrlght hns returned,
after a sojourn nt Atlantic City and
Mrs. E. M. Olver and daughter, Mil
dred, have returned from visiting rela
tives at Ariel.
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Blgart and fam
ily are visiting relatives in Arlington,
Wayne county.
Miss Mnry Nevlns. ot Scranton, Is
visiting her cousin, Miss Nellie Burke,
of Cottage street,
Miss arace Slmrell, of Scranton, Is
spending a week's vacation with her
parents In this city.
Miss Mary O'Mulley, of Plttston, Is
spending a part of her vacation with
relatives In this city.
Mrs. Casper Blrcher, of Scranton, Is
visiting at tho home of Mrs. Llzzlo
Price, on South Church street.
Miss Gertrude Llnnen has returned
home, after six weeks' visit with rela
tives In Scranton and Plttston,
Mrs. John White, of Seventh avenue,
hns returned home, after a visit at
Wllkos-Barre and Harvey's lake.
Mrs. Mary Snpher, of Elmlra, N. T
Is visiting at the home of her aunt,
Mrs, George Burdlck, In Roynshan
hurst. Miss Margaret McDonald hns re
sumed .her position with the Interna
tional Correspondence school of Scran
ton, utter n short vacation.
Mrs. Daniel Stewart and daughter,
Bernlce, of Michigan, are visiting at
tho homo of the former's brother,
Charles Lowden, of Reynshanhurst,
Mrs. P, M, Nye, who has been visit
ing at the homo of Miss Edith Carey,
nt Reynshanhurst, the past week, leaves
today for her homo In Wllkes-Barre,
Dr. M, A, Duffy and Frunk Moflltt,
of Scranton, were at the Harrison
house yesterday, while on their way
homo from Lake Idlewlld, Susquehanna
county, where they spent a pleasant
Ex-Councilman John G, Evans, of
Belmont street, who hns been spending
tho past month at Farvlew, Is In town
for a few days. Ho went there to bene,
lit his health and the change proved
very benellclul. He expects to return
to Farvlew this week,
Superintendent of Schools E. K. Garr
has returned from his homo near Has.
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-Very Remarkable Cure ot Diarrhoea.
"About six years ago for the first
time In my life I had n sudden and se
vere attack of diarrhoea," says Mrs,
Alice Miller, of Morgan, Texas. "I got
temporary relief, but It came back ngaln
and again, and for six long years I have
Buffered more misery and agony than
I can tell. It was worse than death,
My husband spent blind reds of dollars
for physicians' prescriptions and treat
ment without avail. Finally wo moved
to Bosque county, our present home,
nnd ono day I happened to see an ad
vertisement of Chamberlain's Colic,
Cholera nnd Diarrhoea Remedy with n
testimonial of a man who had been
cured by It. The case was so similar to
my own that I concluded to try tho
remedy. The result was wonderful. 'I
could hardly realize that I was well
again, or believe it could be so after
having suffered bo long, but that ono
bottle of medicine, costing but a few
centB, cured me." For sale by all druggists.
ton, where he has been spending tho
pnst month. Ho hnd as his guests here
during the past few days James E.
Smith and O. F. Ferris, of tho same
Tho Reds added another victory to
the list when they defeated the reor
ganized Old Forgo team In an Interest
ing contest yesterday afternoon.
Schllds did tho twirling for tho home
team and pitched his usunl good game.
He allowed but three hits In seven In
nings played. The visitors bnrely es
caped a shut out, as the two runs
scored were unearned. Tho home team
played Its usual snappy game and
easily out-played their opponents. Tho
hitting of J. Morris and Day were the
features. The score:
Taylor 3 0 3 0 0 2 x 8 6 3
Old Forge 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 3 3
Batteries Schllds and Glynn; Wil
liams and Phillips. Umpire McHugh.
Miss Annie Besecker, an accom
plished young lady of South Main
street, and Mr. Richard Watklns, one
of our prominent musicians, and who
at present holds a lucrative position
as clerk at the Scranton postofllce,
were married at the Baptist church at
Hallstead, Pa., by the pastor, Rev.
M. J. Watklns, brother of the groom.
They will enjoy a short wedding tour
and on their return they will make
their home In West Scranton.
The ball game between the Butchers
and the Clerks, played on the River
side grounds yesterday, was won by
the Clerks by a score of 16 to 5. The
game was full of Interesting plays. The
hitting of the Clerks was terrific,
knocking the Butchers' pitcher out of
the box. Powell, the Clerks' catcher,
made one of the longest hits made on
the grounds this season. It resulted
in a home run with two on bases.
Manager Watklns, of the Clerks, was
presented with a bouquet by an ad
mirer at his first time to bat and he
responded by making a long drive.
About three thousand spectators wit
nessed the contest.
Mr. and Mrs. Tullie Griffiths and son,
John, have returned home from a few
days' visit with relatives at Blngham
ton, N. Y.
Mrs. Griffith Price and son, of West
Scranton, were guests at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Williams on
Mrs. H. D. Jones, of Priceburg, was
the guest of friends In town yesterday.
Thomas McDonald, of Oak street, will
leave toduy for Baltimore, where he
will enter college.
Francis Cummlngs Is home from a
week's stay at Baltimore, Md.
Luther Harris has returned home
from a month's visit at Buffalo, N. Y.
Miss Mary Evans, of Plymouth, is
visiting relatives in town.
Within the past ten days, eight en
gineers from the Wyoming division of
the Erie railroad have been transferred
to Cleveland. Among those who have
gone, or will go In a few days, are Coe
Slegle, R. F. Schroder, Frank Reed,
Thomas Cunnlon, Harry Beckendorf,
Thomas Griffin, Charles Cramer, James
The funeral of the late John Healy, of
Walnut street, will take place from his
late home on Friday morning at 10
o'clock. A high mass will be celebrated
In St. Mary's chuich.
George Dainty, of Bloom street, Is In
Washington, D, C, wheie he represents
tho local branch of the Sons of St.
George in their national convention.
Ho was accompanied by Mrs. Dainty,
who goes to spend a month In Vir
ginia. Miss Martha Matthews, of West
Drinker street, hns returned from a
visit with friends at Mlnersvllle.
Mis, E. M. Hcroy and daughter,
Stella, of Brooklyn, are guests at the'
home of J, G. Bone, on Blakely street.
Mr. and Mrs. A. J, Corcoran and chil
dren, ot Now York city, are guests at
the home of James J. Dooley, on Mill
Mrs, M. J. Horan nnd dnughter, Miss
Catherine, of Monroe avenue, are sight
seeing at Atlantic City.
Miss Nellie Van Camp has returned
from a stay with friends In Madison
vllle. Miss Theresa McDonough and Mrs.
Blna Walsh and daughter, Pearl, have
returned from a visit with friends In
New York city,
Mr. and Mrs. A, D. Blacklnton nnd
Miss Cornelia Galpln have returned
from a month's tour of the New Eng
land states.
Miss Mollle Healy has returned from
a month's visit with friends In Chlsugo,
Ernest Close, of Elm street, Is spend
ing his vucutlon at Lake Winola.
A meeting of the Tennis club will be
held at the homo of Andrew Bryden on
Friday evening 'next.
Miss Anna Haverson has returned to
her home In Plttston, after a visit with
Miss Kathryn Teller, of Elm street.
Treasurer August Wahlers will pay
school and borough orders tomorrow
afternoon at tho borough building.
Stamp Collectors, Attention,
At our great cut price sale of Dry
Goods wo will give double stamps, See
our advertisement. Mcars & Hugrn.
The Misses Judge, of West Scranton,
returned home after spending a few
days visiting Mr, and Mrs. Patrick
Judge, of Depot street.
Mrs, Thomas 'Cotiroy, of Dunmore,
formerly of (his place, Is visiting
friends In town.
James Lawlcr, ex-tax collector of
lUi lASSSkf If Oft iffifa fcos t Oft
Uxittve Uromoutiluine.uu
im mir nni m
Connolly & Wallace
Somehow psople arc never sat
isfied that they've got the best
or they've seen everything until
they have visited Connolly &
Not sentiment, but sense.
10,000 Handkerchiefs
For Hen and Women
No need of economizing on your hot
weather supply of handkerchiefs when fresh,
new all-linen handkerchiefs, laundricd and ready
for use, are to be had for such ridiculously small
prices as these. You could almost use them
once and then throw them away without being
For Women All-linen, hemstitched, fine,
soft finish, 15c value. Price 9c each. $1 dozen.
For Men All-linen, hemstitched, regular
20c value. Price 12 i-ac each. $1.40 dozen.
For Men A grade finer than above, the
usual 25c handkerchief in other stores. Here
for 15c each. $1.70 dozen.
Cotton Dress Goods
There is just one wav to make a quick
transfer of these serviceable and dainty stufis
from our counters to your sewing rooms. We
have chosen the little price method, which is
severe, but effective. But we never count it a
money loss when we make such friends as these
bargains are sure to obtain:
8c yard Lawns and Dimities hat were 10c
apd i24c.
ioc yard Lawns, Dimities, Swisses and Batis
tes that were 12 i-2c and 15c yaid.
15c yard Finest Irish Dimities, that were 22c
20c yard Oriental Pongee, fine, soft and light,
former price 25c yard.
I Connolly & Wallace
Wlnton borough. Is seriously HI at his
homo on Church streeet.
The Slayfleld council held their monthly
meetliiK Monilny evening. Considerable
time wns Npent 111 discussing the question
of who were to keep the arc Hshts hi
lcpalr. After tho societiu'y had lead the
contiact with the electric light company
It was thought the company arc by tho
terms of the contract required to repair
the lamps and 11 committee was Instruct
ed to inform tho electric light company
of tho fact. Tho council's attention was
called to the fact that the culm Is ncaln
tilling In the bed of Mother Hind's creek.
After much discussion on this question
It wns decided that the council should
Investigate tho matter. Tho Chestnut
stieet hi Use was toported to be in a very
unsafe condition. Councilman Slautha
asked to have 11 culveil opened up on
Jlaple street, between tho Delaware and
Hudson ui II road nnd Hill street, to carry
tho wnter away. Council would not con
sent to have tho work done as tho stieet
has not been accepted by the borough.
The board of health reported Maple street
to be In a very unsanitary condition as
a result of tho cows runulns at largo
In that vicinity. Health Officer Ur. Hard
Ing suggested that tho council take some
action to abato the nuisance. Council
was ot the opinion that it was a matter
that should be attended to by tho resi
dents of that street and not b'y tho coun
cil, Theodore Wachna was elected to fill
tho vacancy on the board of health.
C. D. Winter, senior partner of the firm
of C. Ut 'Winter it Co., and a man well
known throughout the county, was seized
with sudden illness last night. Ho was
leading 11 meeting In tho Methodist Epis
copal church, when ho became speechless
and sank upon a chair. Ho was carried
to his homo closu by und attended by
Drs. Davis and (leaves. At tho tlmo ot
wilting he was still unconscious.
Considerable Interest Is being manifest
ed in tho game of huso ball between
Jermyn and Mayflehl business men, which
Is to bo played In Fowler's park this
afternoon. Prizes havo been donated to
tho player making a homo run, and for
other mcrltoilous plays. Tho prizes nre:
A ham, barrel of watermelons and a
box of cigars. All stores will bo closed
nnd tho Mailuo band havo promlsod to
be present and discourse some of their
sweetest music.
The children of tho First Haptlst Sun
day school hnd their annual outing in
tho woods yesterday. Tho day wus an
Ideal one, and everything passed oft very
An Infant child of Mr, ami Mrs. James
McKerchcr. of H street, died yesterday
morning of choleia Infantum. Tho child
hns been sick from its birth.
Mis. W. T, Roberts, of Main stieet, Is
spending 11 week In Harford, Susquehan
na county.
Tho funeral of tho llttlo child nt Mr.
nnd Mrs. Noah Pugh, of Maylleld, took
pluco yesteiday afternoon. Itev, K, T,
Drodhcnd, rector of St, James church,
Miss Mury Maxwell, of Main street,
wns taken suddenly III Tuesday afternoon
while attending tho obsequies of her
mint, tho Into Mary P. Solomon.
A few nights ago somo ono quietly dug
up 31 hills ot Florist Park's rholcest po
tatoes and deenmued with their plunder
before tho theft was dlscovciod, They
apparently leturncd for tho remaining
hills last night, hut woro observed and
got nway bofoio they weio Idcntllled,
Mrs, W. O. Nicholson mid daughter,
I.ouiso, havo been spending u fortnight
at Crystal Lake.
Shock Caused Ship's Compasses to
Spin Violently.
Oy EiclujHe Wire from The AsiochtM l'rc.
Huvre. France, Aug. C Tho iiiitlsh
steamship Homer, fiom Santos, repot ts
that while speaking tho (Scrman hark
Clulstlne.from Ban Francisco toy Queens,
town, on July 20, In Int. 39 degiees north,
long. Sb' degrees west, a severe earth
quake shock was felt. Tho shock, which
caused the ship's compasses to revolve
Violently, lasted forty seconds,
Tho Christine signalled that she also
felt the disturbance.
Scranton's Shopping:
Every store tries to have the
things that people want most,
but some stores are more success
ful than others.
Every store makes its prices as
low as it can, but some stores can
afford to make them lower than
Round About the Store
Some Beautiful Parasols Left at Halt Price
Mennens TnlcunvPowder 15c
The Cloak Department is exhibiting some
of the new Tailored Suits for Fall.
Walking Suits will cut a very large figure
for street wear this Fall. .
Webb's Irish Huck Towels, hemstitched,
only $3.00 a dozen at Linen counter.
The sale of embroideries at cut prices is still
going on.
neri's $1.50
One Dollar
Many men prefer to wait until about this
time every summer, in order to effect worth
while savings on their purchases of Negligee
We know that, and therefore encourage the
thrifty ones by this splendid offering of $1.50
Madras Shirts at $l.oo.
There are about 50 dozen of them, all
taken from our regular stock, and all selling,
until today, at the higher prices.
It affords an opportunity to the well dressed
man to get really GOOD SHIRTS, fresh, new, in
latest styles and most popular colorings, for the
price of FAIR ones. All sizes, from 14 to 18.
Men's Night Shirts
Special values in 50c and 50 Night Shirts
of collarless style, so much in demand for warm
weather wear.
A Popular Sunday Outing.
The New York, Ontario and Western
Railway company will run an excur
sion to Hancock, N. Y., on Sunday,
August 10, The ride over the hills of
Wayne and Delaware counties at this
season of the year is a delightful one,
the view being beautiful, a scope of
country being visible from the 121k
mountains to the Cutskllls. The pretty
town of Hancock in Itself, situated aa
It is, between both branches of the
Delaware river and surrounded by the
towering peaks of the Catskllls and
other ranges of mountains, presents to
the excursionist u view well worth see
ing. There are 11 number of summer
hotels und boarding houses at Hancock,
with ample accommodations, and livery
facilities to afford a drive through the
country for excursionists,
Train will leave Scranton at S.30 a.
m and returning, leave Hancock at
4.30 p. 111,, arriving In Scranton at G.43
p. 111. The return fare from Scranton
will be $1.
For further Information, consult ticket
agents or J. E. Welsh, T. P. A., Scran
ton, Pa.
1551.25 to Salt Lake City and Return
via the Lehigh Valley Railroad,
On account of the Grand Lodge,
Benevolent and Protective Order of
Klks meeting at Salt Lake city. Utah,
August 12-11. the Lehigh Valley rail
road will sell round trip tickets at tho
rate 'of $31.25 good going August 6th,
7th and 8th, good for return passage to
and Including -September 30th. Tickets
good oil all trains except the Black
Diamond express. Consult Lehigh
Valley ticket asents for further In
formation. 1306.25 to San Francisco and Los An
geles, Cal., nud Return via tho Le
high Valley Railroad,
On account of the biennial meeting,
Knights of Pythlus, at San Francisco,
August 11-J2, tho Lehigh Valloy rail
road will sell excursion tickets to San
Francisco and Los Angeles, Cal., at
JGG.23 good going August 1st to 9th, In
clusive, good for return passage to Sep
tember 30th, good on any train except
the Black Diamond Express. See Le
high Vulley ticket agents for further
Lackawanna Excursion, Atlantic
City, N. J., Aug. 14.
Special excursion tickets will be sold
for ull tialns going Thursday, August
llth, good for return on any train up
to and Including August 21th, The rate
from Scrautou will bo $3.00 for adults
and U.EiO for clilldieu between the ages
of S and 12 years, Itouto will bo via
Manunka Chunk find Philadelphia.
Passengers taking ttalns connecting
vlu the Delaware brldgo haveno change
of stations en joute. The dates select
ed for this excursion wero made with
the View of filvlns those desiring an
outing at the seashore tho most delight
ful nnd Interesting part of the season.
Apply to the local ticket agent for
schedule of the beveral trains dally,
$51.25 Fare, Scranton to Salt Lake
City, Utah, and Return,
For tho occasion of the Grand Lodge
Benevolent und Protective Order of
Klks, Salt Luke City, August 12th to
14th, special excuislon tickets may be
purchased nt Lackawanna uiltroad
stations at $51. 2G for tho round trip.
Tickets will be on sulo August 6, 7, uud
8, good leaving Scranton date of sale
only, with llmil return limit up to and
Including Sept. 30, 1902. See local ticket
Gas Mantles,
Portable Lamps.
Kern Incandescent
Gas Lamp.
253-327 Penn Avenue.
agent as to stop overs, available routes,
Proteus at Saratoga Springs, Sept.
4th, 1002.
For twenty-one years, Proteus, tho
prototype of versatility and change,
has left his watery home among the
sea nymphs of Neptune's court to visit
New Orleans, und not until this year
could ho bo Induced to visit any other
place. This year, hearing of the royal
welcome given to Rex last season, ho
has accepted Queen Flora's Invitation
to visit her at the ninth annual Floral
Parade ut Saratoga,
To do proper honor to the occasion,
he brings with him twenty beautifully
decorated floats, and upon these floats
there will be over ono hundred lorls'
and ladles of the court, attired In the
richest of costumes, Owing to Import
ant kingly duties, detaining him at the
court of Neptune, ho finds it Impossi
ble to nrrlvo until tho evening of
Thursday, Sept. Ith, On that date, at
half past eight In the evening, he will
nrrlvo at Saratoga and proceed
through the principal streets with his
brilliantly Illuminated floats, twenty In
number, requiring hundreds of toroh
bearers to properly Illuminate and
show tho beauty of his splendid pa
geant. Sunday Excursions.
During the summer season, tho Erie
Ballroad company will sell Sunday ex
cursion tickets to Mnplewnod and Lako
Ariel at rate of one way faro for round
trip from stations on Wyoming division.
Hato from Scranton to Maplewood, S3
cents; to Lako Ariel, 75 cents,
Reduced Rates
tn nil points through tho west via the
Nickel Plate road. Fast time, finest
equipment, everything for comfort and
convenience of passengers. See. nearest
agents, or write It. E. Payne, general
agent. No. 201 Main at., Buffalo, N,
Nickel Plate Road
Is selling very low-rate one-way and
round trip tickets to points In Colorado,
Utah, South Dakota, Minnesota, Wis
consin, etc. Thtee splendid fast through
trains each way dally, Finest coaches,
Pullmans and tourist cars. Individual
club meals, 33c, to $1.00, also meals a
la carte. See nearest agent or wi'ltn
It. E. Payne, general ugent, No, 291
Main street, Buffalo, N. V,
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