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The News of
MASSES AWAY IN HER
I " NINETY-SECOND YEAR
Hbenth of Mrs. Harriet Freeman
Watt, Widow of John Wntt, Por-
haps the Oldest Resident in Car-
bondnle Her Interesting Career.
7 Mrs. Harriot M. Freeman Watt,
v'A-ldow of the Inte John Watt, perhaps
.'the oldest resident In Carbondale,
passed Into eternal sleep at the resi
lience on Salem avenue and Wyoming
'street, early Saturday morning.
PJ Her passing was truly a going to
Bleep, dissolution took place without
"nny perceptible physical disturbance.
The faculties which were active border
ing onto a century of yeuis Just depart
ed and the extraordinary long and hap
py and useful life of Mrs. Wntt eaino
.to an end. Only a short time before the
transition to the other life. Mrs. Wntt
spoke with her wonted strength and
.clearness of mind. "I would like to die
tonight." she said, and her wish was
The dec-used had been In bed about
seven weeks, but for the past two years
there lias been a gradual lessening of
.vitality, though her rare mentul vigor
.seemed to tcmaln to the last.
.Mrs. Wntt could proudly trace her
lineage to the early New Knglaud
families. She was born In Wellington,
Tolland county, Connecticut, May 9.
"lStl, the daughter ol' David Freeman
mini Ilulda Atwoml, who were likewise
born In New England. Mrs. Watt was
'the last of seven sons and daughters
as follows: David, Truman and Elijah
Freeman, Sarah, wife or Mr. Hondlcy;
Electa, wife of N. D. Fnrnham: Eliza
beth, wife of Tlunnas E. Orler.
In September, 1S17. when Mrs. Wntt
was but six yours of age, her parents
lvlgr.ited to this section. They located
at Canaan, when everything about here
was wilderness, nnd they were no malls
or no lallrn.ids. Wllkes-finrre was but
a hamlet, with the best approach from
hero not more than a bridle path that
worked its way through thick forests.
Kr father was a blacksmith and found
t)3 a worthy occupation on settling
here. John Watt came with his family
from New York to this section In 1SS0
settling in Canaan, nnd wedding Har
riet Freeman, the deceased, on Decem
ber 22, 1S31. Mr. Watt was n foremost
figure In those days and his name will
nlwuys be conspicuous In the history of
the early days of Carbondale and vicin
ity. Mr. and Mrs. Watt came to this
city in 1812, the head of the family
Starting in the milling business In
Providence, assisted by his sons. The
business nourished and In 18(12 the firm
of John Watt & Sons John, Edwin and
W. W. Watt was established. This
a general merchandise store, located In
the building now occupied by Crane'n
dry goods store, and one of the princi
pal mercantile institutions In these
parts. Those interesting facts illustrate
how Important a part that the
family of the deceased played In the
settlement, growth and development of
Carbondale. John Watt, husband of
the deceased passed away June 11, 1SS5,
n year after his leaving business activ
Mrs. Watt enjoyed the distinction,
and with no little pride, of being the
oldest member of the First Methodist
church of Carbondale. She was receiv
ed during the pastorate of Rev. Mr.
Bcnham, deceased. She was always de
voted in h'cr church work and there
was no effort or sacrifice that she did
not generously make for the spreading
of the church's inlluence. The deep
religious spirit she possessed was borne
in all her relations, as a wife, a mother,
n neighbor and friend. Her life was full
of tenderness and affection for those
who came within her Influence and she
mut have enrncd a bright reward for
her charity, both In deed and word. A
beautiful characteristic was her love for
home, which she always endeavored to
Jill with the sunshine of a loving, for
glvig spirit. Jt was the greatest
source of happiness to lavish affection
on the members of her large family.
During the declining years of her life
every birthday anniversary and at the
blessed Christmas tide w era joyous oc
casions. She gathered her sons nnd
daughters and their chlldien and grand
children about her nnd added to the en
joyment of ..their society by making
various presentations to them. Her
numinous hence, even though coming
in the full evening of her years, will
spread sadness and sorrc.v over this
large family circle.
Six sons and daughters blessed her
marriage with John Watt, all but one of
them, who died In Infancy reached
maturity. The family was: Andrew
Watt, who died August 11, 1901; John
F.dwin Watt, who died June 5, 1901;
Wallace AV. Watt, for many years a
prominent merchant, now retired; Ellz
nhcth. wife of Alfied Pascoe and Belle,
wife of Daniel Scurry.
The following grand-children also
survive: Mrs. Maigaret Watt-Hankins.
of Duluth, Minn.: Mrs. Helen Paseoe
I'.cynolds, Miss Harriet M. Pascoe, Mrs,
Mary AVatt-Thonrpson, Mrs. Jesslo
AVatt-Paul, Miss lsabello Watt, Miss
Clara Watt, Miss Helen Scurry. Maurice
G. Wrttt, William E. Watt, esq,, Fred
erick AVutt, Waiter K. Scurry and Ed
The following are the great grand
children: Wallace AVntt-Hanklns, need
nianklns, Elizabeth .Pnseoo-Reynolds,
JlJIIzabeth AVatt-Paul, Martha AVatt,nnd
Marlon Rello Smirry.
I Funeral services will bo conducted nt
the residence, No, 92 Salem avenue, this
afternoon at a o'clock by Uev. A. F.
jC'hnffee, pastor of the First Methodist
.church. usslsteM by Uev. J. F, Warner,
(Presiding elder of tlm Ilon'eadale dls
jtrlcf. From the houso tho procession
twill move to Maplcwood cemetery
where Mrs. Watt will be laid to sleep
beside her husband In the family buiiul
JMrs. Tralles nt Host.
Tho funeral of tho late Mrs. Tralles.
mother 'of Merchant Itobert Tralles,
rtook placo Saturday afternoon, Ser-
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liver are in proper condition.
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vices were conducted at the' Herbert
home on Hlver street, by Rev. Charles
Lee. There were numerous friends of
the deceased at the obsequies. Burial
wub In Mnplcwood, Tho pall-bearers
were John Orchard, Homer linker,
Clarence E. Spencer, Charles Perkins,
Ruymond Reynolds, .1. A'undermnrk.
WILL "SMOKE UP."
Federal Unionists Anticipate Inter
esting Evening Tonight.
"Smoke up, there," will be In order
this evening at the session of Federal
union, No, ,7,204, In the Leader build
ing. There Is to bo nn Important busi
ness meeting, with cigars on tho side,
and abundant opportunities to mix
pleasure with earnest work.
Secretary Eugene Bnker will have a
choice lot of Havanns on hand for tho
mcmbcis who will report, and he urges
tho attendance of every member who
can possibly nttend. Tho night prom
ises to bo Interesting for several rea
sons. Proof of this will be obtnlncd by
ST. MICHAEL'S DAY
The Italian Catholics Pny Honor to
Archangel by Religious Cere
monies, Procession and a Display
of Fireworks Edifying Sermon
Preached by the Bev. Father
Hocca, of Old Forge.
Conforming with a custom thai is
sacred In Italy, the Italian Catholics of
Carbondale and vicinity yesterday and
Saturday honored the recurrence of the
feast of St. Michael, the archangel, by
solemn religious services and publlo
demonstrations, which included music
and display of fireworks.
The first observance of this character
in Carbondale was last year, when the
ancient Italian custom was honored,
Tills feast day and its celebration have
u significance among Italians that can
bo likened to the Irish Catholics' means
of honoring St, Patrick, on March 17.
The' custom in Italy Is to huve a num
ber of solemn processions, public In
character, in which whole Catholic
communities join with fervor and
spirit. Circumstances In this country,
of course, alter the means of such ob
servances, which are consequently
smaller; but the spirit of the feast Is
just as strong as in tile native land,
and there is the 'same anticipation of
the day as at home, where, with St.
Anthony's day, it stands ilrst among
the great holidays.
The exercises were conducted by the
congregation of the Church of Our Lady
of Mt. Carmel, and all the processions
and demonstrations took place along
the streets close to the church on Dun
Tho celebration began on Saturday
afternoon with musical selections by
the Italian band, or Pittston, which
paraded Dundaff and the streets inter
secting. In the evening, on the lawn of
the church, there was a grand display
of fireworks, conducted by -an Ttulinn
manufacturer of pyrotechnics from
New York city. There was an Immense
throng from all over the city to witness
the illuminations. Prior to this outdoor
display, solemn vespers and benedic
tion took p'lace in the church. Rev. An
tonio Cerruti, the pastor, ofliclatlng, as
sisted by Rev. Fathers Rocca and
Two masses were celebrated yester
day morning. The late service, at 10.30,
was a solemn high mass, celebrated by
the pastor. Rev. Antonio Cerruti, as
sisted by Rev. Petrarch Rocca, of Old
Forge, and Rev. Sbiocca, of Scranlon.
Special music was rendered by the
Rev. Petrarch Rocca, who Is tempor
arily at Old Forge, preached the ser
mon. It was highly eloquent, the soul
ful effort of the young priest being de
clared to be the best sermon ever de
livered before the congregation of Our
Lady of Mt. Carmel. It dwelt on the
feast day of St. Michael, the archangel,
"the captain of the nngels' militia, who
fought, defeated and routed the blight
Lucifer and his legions." The congre
gation, which crowded tho sacred edi
fice, was deeply impressed with the
beautiful, yet forcible, sermon.
Prior to the late mass, tho Pittston
band paraded over a few streets.
Tho conclusion or the celebration
were the parade in tho afternoon, sol
emn vespers, and some noiseless fire
works last evening. Owing to the per
versity of the elements, the procession
over the muddy streets had to be short
ened somewhat. Tho Pittston band, the
Young Men's Italian Catholic societies
of Scranton and Edgerton and a num
ber of Rev. Father Cerrutl's flock made
up the marchers. In the evening, Rev.
Father Cerruti sang 'solemn vespers,
assisted by tho two visiting priests.
Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament
concluded the religious part of tho cele
bration of St. Michael's day. Later In
the evening, despite tho dampness and
chill of tho night, the Ulsplny of noise
less fireworks was successfully carried
out. This ended tho two days' exer
cises In honor of tho chief of tho
KAIN BEIGNS AGAIN.
J. Pluvius Fixes Another Ball Game.
Games for Next Week.
J. Pluvlusls some of the "shucks"
these days that Chuck Connors talks
about. Last week ho put tho AYnyno
county fair out of business and caused
a postponement of the Simon Long
Crescents game on Duffy's field, Yes
terday ho made tho Crescents and sumo
few fans stay homo to read tho Sunday
magazines and laugh at dear "'Phon
sey" nnd Gaston, Instead of going to
AVest Scranton, where It was Intended
to play tho Browns; Eddlo McTIerney'a
former club, on their grounds. AVhat
ever hope thero wub of going to Scran
ton was soaked by the heavy downpour
just before noon.
it Is likely that this will bo tho last
week of base ball in Carbondale this
season, niul to nuiko a fitting llnlsli
Manager Tnppan Is arranging to have
three of the leading teams In tho two
vulleys as our guests on Duffy's field,
namely, Simon Long, pittston Brothers
and the Scranton SemProfesslonuls.
Mr, Tappuu will have u talk today
with Manager McAndrew, of the Simon
Long team, for the purpose of a game
here the forepart of the week, possibly
tomorrow, Manager Smaltz, of the
Brothers, will ulso be communicated
with, and a date llxed, if possible, for
the Tiext or succeeding day, Finally,
Mr, Tappan will endeuvor to bring the
Seml-Professlonul teunym Friday, pert
haps. The management has promised
a return game ttt Carbondale, and an
j opportunity wilt be given to innkc this
promise good tlila week.
MADE GOOD HALF SOLES.
Tho Fate of Leather Belt on City's
As throwing some light on the mys
terious disappearance of tho clty'B
driving bolt belonging to the fltone
crusher sold recently by councils to
Contractor T. U, Howe of Scranton, the
following Is reprinted from the Satur
day Review, of Sept., 27:
"It Is quite possible that tho council
men who were worrying so much about
that stone crusher belt were wearing
some of It on their feet. You cannot
understand how they could wear It on
their feot? AVhy, that Is very easy. It
was just tho thickness of sole leather
and an a matter of fact It was used
to half sole shoes. It was worn down
good and hard and those who tried it
say It wore like Iron soles. Tho score
or so of men who walked on this belt
will doubtless smile when they rend
these lines. We hope the city will not
call on us to prove who stole the belt,
for thnt( wo should be unable to do.
AVo understand, however, that the belt
was taken while the crusher stood In
the vicinity of ReynHhnnhurst. That
stone crusher has been very much of a
joke over since the city purchused it
for the paving contractors."
From what can bo learned the good
half soles that the belt made are long
since In the land of nowhere. Tins belt
did the disappearing act while the
crusher was lying along tho Honesdnle
branch, where It did service for a while.
Soon hereafter, newly mended shoes
were quite common.
The next Joke (7) tn the belt mystery
will be the carrying out of the resolu
tion Introduced by Common Councilman
Thompson at last Monday night's meet
ing. The resolution provides for the de
livery of the stone crusher "with tho
belt that goes with It,1' or something to
tho same effect.
MUST ELECT COLLECTOR.
Attorney Butler's Opinion on Much
The following observation by a well
known citizen was published in Tho
Tribune a few days ago:
"As It appears to be impossible for
the poor board to get a quorum to
gether to elect n collector of taxes, they
may save themselves tho trouble by
looking at nn act passed by the last
legislature, which provides for the col
lection of school nnd poor taxes by the
city treasurer, dated June 20, 1901."
This public expression expressed the
belief of a large number of taxpayers,
who believe the trouble and delay in
electing a poor tax collector might be
obviated by applying the act referred
to. Attorney H. C. Butler, solicitor for
the poor board, says, however, that this
opinion Is not well-founded. The board
must elect its own collector. The Act
of June, 1901, contains this qualifica
tion: "But this act shall not apply to
any tnxes tho collection of which is
regulated by a local law." Now the
condition that obtains here Is that the
collection of taxes for the Carbondale
poor district Is regulated by a local law,
namely, the Act of 1SG0, which created
this district. The act invests the direc
tors with the power to levy taxes and
appoint an agent for tho collection of
the same. As this act has not been re
pealed and makes the local law, which
the Act of 1901 says cannot bo con
flicted with, it remains, Mr. Butler says,
that tho poor board must elect its own
The directors ore to meet tomorrow
night, when It Is expected that the col
lector will be elected. The assurances
are that there will be a quorum, name
ly, Directors McCabe, Lynch, Thomas
and Burke. There is urgent necessity
for tho election of a collector to gather
In the tnxes, as there is a raft of bills
awaiting payment, with no mountain
ous surplus with which to liquidate
DR. BRIDGETT LEAVES.
Young Carbondale Physician Takes
Up Hospital Work.
Dr. Charles Bridgett, of Darte ave
nue, this city, who graduated with dis
tinction in tho medical class of '02 of
tho Medico-Chlrurglca! college, Phila
delphia, leaves today for the Quaker
City, where he will enter on hospital
practice at the Institution connected
with that college. After a month there,
he will enter Blockley hospital, where
he will have rare advantages to acquire
a hospital experience. Dr, Brldgett'a
ability won him' this place in a rigid
The good wishes of tho community go
with Dr. Bridgett, who promises to
achieve success beyond the ordinary In
To Take Medical Course
AVllllam Shields, son of Dr. S. S.
Shields, line resigned as clerk In J. P. A,
Tlngley's pharmacy and leaves today
for Philadelphia to enter the Medlco
Chlruglcal college to take tho four
year's medical course. Mr. Shields Is
well fitted by temperament and ability
for tho profession he has In mind.
P. A'. Donnelly returns to his duties
today at Tlngley's pharmacy, after
several week's vacation.
Old Maids vs. Bachelors.
AA'Ind and weather permitting, the
postponed game of ball between the Old
Maids and the Bachelors, of A'andllng,
will take place on Duffy's field, AVed
nesday afternoon. An afternoon of, en
joyment Is expected at this unique ex
hibition. This will be the Recond game
this season between these opposing
Transferred to Scranton.
A. A', Hughes, of this city, who has
held a lucrative position In the store
room of tho American Locomotlvo
works at Schenectady, N. Y., has re
ceived an agreeable transfer to tho
ubovo concern's establishment In Scran
ton, Mr, Hughes will ubsume tho latter
duties on October 1.
Rallying Day Postponed,
Yesterday was fixed as "Rallying
Day" for tho Sunday school of tho First
Presbyterian church, but owing to the
weather Inclemency it wus postponed
until Sunday next, Tho weather Inter-
Heware of Ointments for Catarrh
that Contains flercury.
ns morcury will surely destroy tho sensg
of smell and completely deiango tho
whole system when enteilng It through
tho mucous Hiirfucca. Such articles should
never bo used except on prescilptlons
from roputublo physicians, ns the dam.
ago they will do Is ten fold to the couil
you can possibly deilvo fiom thorn
HuII'h Catarrh Cure, umiiuructtired by
F. J. Cheney & Co., Toledo, O., coatulas
no mercury, and Is taken Internully, m-t.
lug dliectly upon the blood and mucous
surfaces of the system. In buying Hull's
Catarrh Curo bo suro you get tho conu
Ina. It is taken internally and mauo in
Toledo, Ohio, by F, J. Cheney & Co. Tes,
Sold by druggists. Price, 73c. per bottle.
Hall's Family Pills are tho best.
Save Your Hair with
And light dressings of Cdticdra
Ointment, purest of emollient skin
cures. This treatment at once stops
falling hair, removes crusts, scales,
and dandruff, soothes irritated, Itching
surfaces, stimulates tho hair follicles,
supplies tho roots with energy and
nourishment, and makes tho hair grow
upon a sweet, wholesome, healthy
scalp, when all elso falls.
For Every Humour $1, consisting of Cut.
ICURA. Soaf (Mo.), to cle.iueo tlio skill of crusts
and scales, and soften tho thickened cuticle;
Cuticuua ointment (50a), to Instantly allay
itching, Inflammation and Irritation, and
sootlic and lical; and Cuticuiu Kksolvknt
1'ILLS (25c.), to cool and clcanso tho blood.
Cuticdra Reholvent 1'iLi.g (Chocolate
Coated) nro a now, tasteless, odorless, eco
nomical substitute for tho celebrated liquid
Cuticura Resolvent, as well as for all other
blood puriQors and humour cures. In screw
cap vials, containing CO doses, prico 2Sc.
Sold throughout the world. Ilrillih Depotl ZT-23,
ChirttrtaouuSq., London. French Uepoti IRaoaeU
Fill, Pull. POTTEB l)0O AKS CUIU.COEPh EtOP.
fered greatly with tho attendance, hence
tho postponement until circumstances
are more favorable to a good rally.
Street Car Victim Goes Home.
Louis Hill, who sustained a fracture
of the collar bone by being thrown from
a trolley car that jumped the track at
Simpson, Friday afternoon, was dis
charged from Emergency hospital Sat
urday. Ho left for his home in Sidney,
The McMillan Funeral.
The funeral of the late Poor Director
James McMillan will take placo this
afternoon at the residence, No. 43
Church street by Rev. Charles Lee, pas
tor of the First Presbyterian church,
commencing ut 2 o'clock. Interment
will be in Mnplewood cemetery.
THE PASSING THBONQ.
Miss Margaret Howard is visiting
friends in Scranton.
Mrs. Clarence Rose, of Dunmore, is
visiting friends in town.
George Carpenter, of South Washing
ton street, Is on the sick list.
Miss Daisy Mllham, of Cumberland,
Md Is visiting friends in this city.
Misses May Carden, Mnry and Annie
Monahan visited at Olyphant yester
day. Itulph Sly has returned to Auburn, N.
Y., after an extended visit with rela
tives in this city.
Misses. Flora Reynolds, Maud Halgh
and Beatrice Curdlck attended a social
at Dunmore, Friday evening.
Miss Mary Gallaghy, the North
Church street milliner, returned Friday
night from a brief visit to New York
John Gavin, an employe of Sullivan
& Ryan, has been confined to his home
In Jermyn several days by an attack of
Cadet John Newton will return today
to Annapolis Naval academy, after six
weeks' leave of absence, largely spent
in this city.
Misses Elizabeth Howard and May
Maunlon, of Pike street, liavo returned
after spending the past few days In
Miss Minnie Marcy, of Amsterdam,
N. Y., has returned from Dalton nnd Is
visiting at the home of her brother, C.
E. Marcy, on Terrace street.
Thomas Ruddy, of tho East Side, was
arrrested Saturday on a serious charge,
at tho Instance of a neighbor. When
making the arrest, James Doud Inter
fered with Constable Hosie and he wus
later arrested. Both men will be given
a hearing before Justice Kelfer today.
Mrs. William Jessup, of West May
field, was taken to tlio Emergency hos
pital, Carbondale, on Saturday, whero
an operation was performed for cuncer
of the breast.
Miss Bertha Bell, of Green Ridge, was
yesterday the guest of Miss Carrie
Coon, of Main street.
John Shemanskl. of Yonkers, N, Y.,
formerly of Mnyfield, who hrs been
working nt the Glenwood for tho past
two weeks, received a drubbing yes
terday Inornlng, while visiting some of
his countrymen on tlio hill. Upon prom
ising to tult work, ho uas allowed to
Mrs. Thomas Hunter, of Main strpet,
was a Scranton visitor on Saturday.
Wllllo Gardner, of Scranton, spent
Sunday with Jermyn friends,
Owing to the heavy rains, the Rush
brook creek was much swollen yester
day and for a time swept over tho
tracks of tlio Ontario and Western rail
road, One of tho trackmen was de
tailed to watch the culvert during the
Another Green Grove young man has
entered college under . circumstances
that could but gratify the most exact
ing. On the lUth Inst., James V. Wil
son registered as u law student at Cor
nell university, Ithaca, N. Y and, his
health permitting, will In addition to
tho study of law complete the regular
graduating course in three yeuis. Mr.
Wilson Is n member of the class of 1'JOO,
School of the Lackawanna, and has for
the past two yeurs taught successfully
In the public schools of his own and
Connolly & Wallace
ScrantoiVs Shopping Center
It's easy enough getting the
new styles after another store has
shown what's going to be worn.
But then they're NOT new.
NeW Pa.Il WaistS Qute a ot them here
hue ou the new styles.
Are informal by nature perhaps that's one reason why so many are seen
:this fall, with Norfolk jackets, whose loose, easy lines suggest the greatest comfort
and freedom even those that are half-fitting show no sense of restraint or conven-
tionality. Skirts clear the ground, of course, and are plain, except for some good
tailor stitching. For i, $iS, $20 bufyou can pay as much as $30 for Mixed
English Novelty Suitings.
flore Table Linens
The kinds that the
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home. The qualities that
Half-bleached Irish Table Linen, good qual
ity, made of clean spun yams. 62 inches wide,
Bleached Irish Table Linen, in several good
patterns, 67 inches wide, 75c yard.
Fine Extra Heavy Half-Bleached Irish Table
Linen, in a range of good patterns a few wash
ings will bleach it, and then you will have the
equal in appearance and quality of the $1.25
damask. This is 72 inches wide 90 cents a
A Clear-up Sale of Corsets Today
P. D. French, $i.o grade
P. D. French, $2.75 grade
P. D. French, $3.50 grade
t nnniini i v
tv. -nt t mihririirn. a ninnoer resident
of Blakely, died at his residence in that
borough on Saturday morning at u
o'clock. The news of his death was a
aimr-it to his manv friends, as he had
only been 111 a few days. In his death
Blakely loses one of her most promi
nent citizens. He was born December
9, 1S3S, near the spot where he died. Ho
served nearly four years in the Civil
war and was wounded at tho battle of
Fair Oakes. He had been In business
with his brother, Jerome Lllllbridge, for
many years, raising stock nnd farm
products. For the past six years he
had served as treasurer and president
of "the Blakely poor district. His term
as president expired last spring. Mr.
Lllllbridge was a genial neighbor, a
faithful friend, a kindly, loving hus
band and father, whose homo life wus
ideal, a man who will be greatly missed
by his friends and the community nt
large. Besides his wife, ho Is survived
by three children, Dr. Alice Lllllbridge,
Sadie and Levi. The funeral will bo
held from the family home tomorrow
morning at 11 .o'clock. Interment will
be made In Union cemetery.
Charles Lewton, of New York, visited
friends in this place on Saturday.
Rev. David Spencer, D. D spent Sat
urday with relatives at WIlkes-Barre.
Miss Deborah Powell, of Carbondale,
Is visiting her sister, Mrs. Louis Block
bcrger, of Lackawanna street.
E. J. Cochran, of Leroy, N. Y., Is the
guest of Mr. and Mrs. AV. J. Schubmehl.
Mrs. A. F. Crans has returned home,
after an extended visit with relatives
In Loralne, Ohio.
Mrs. J. A. Shultz and children left
yestorday to spend a week In New
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Orchard and chil
dren visited relatives hero yesterday.
The funeral of tho lato James Wins
ton was held at the Peckvllle Metho
dist Episcopal church yesterday after
noon. Rev. J. E, Bone, pastor of tho
Methodist Episcopal church, assisted
by Rev. S. II, Moon, D. D pnstor of
the Presbyterlnn church, outdated. Tho
funeral was largely attended, Deceused
was a member of Warahpa tribe, No,
211, Improved Order or Red Men, which
organization attended In a body and
held their impyesslve ceremony at tlio
grave. Tlio Moral tributes were many
and beautiful. Interment was made In
M. B. Wndenian, of Hickory street, la
Council has raised the necessary
funds and have satisfied tho water
company. The company's omployes aro
now busy replacing tho fire hydrants,
ho that Peckvllle will ngalu have tiro
protection. Peckvllle was wiped out by
fire, caused by tho shutting off of tha
water when It was paid for, and many
think that the water company should
have at least granted council the three
days' grace asked for to procure tho
money to pay tho water rent, If tho
water company should donuto Peckvlllo
free water for years to come, it would
not wipe nut tho water company's In
debtedness to those who lost sq heavily
In the great conflagration which de
stroyed over thirty buildings last
Mrs. A. A. Ayrcs, of Carbondale, Is
visiting In town.
National Encampment Union Veter
an Legion, Chicago, 111., Octo
ber 8-H. J
Far the above occasion ticket ngents
of the Lackawanna railroad will sell
special round trip tickets to Chicago
ut rate of one-way faro for tho round
trip plus f 1.00. Tickets will be on sale
anil good going October 5, tiand 7, with
return limit to Oct. 16th.
Wherever there's a window
showing the new styles, there's a
crowd. Host of the windows
these days seem to be at Con
nolly & Wallace's.
n 1 tm
will give good service. The
Silver Bleached Austrian Damask Napkins,
18 inches square, j$i n dozen.
Silver Bleached German Damask Napkins,
neatly hemmed, 18 inches square, 1.25 a dozen.
Bleached Scotch Damask Napkins, hand
some, good and strong, 20 inches square, 1.50
Big, thick, spongy towels, three grades; all
absorbers of indefinite amounts of water a good
Another, larger, at 20c; and one still larger
and better, 25c.
J. B., regular
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LEHIGH VALLEY RAILBOAD.
Special Heduced Bates to San Fran
cisco nnd Los Angeles, Cal., and
Beturn, Account National Whole
sale Druggists' Association Meet
ing at Monterey, Cal., Oct. 7-11.
The Lehigh Valley railroad' will sell
special tickets at ?99.70 good going
September 2Sth, 29th and 20th, good for
return passage to November 15th,x on
all trains except tho Black Diamond
Express. Consult Lehigh Valley ticket
agents for further particulars.
36th Annual Encampment G. A. B.,
Washington, D. C, Oct. 6-11.
For the above occasion ticket agents
of tho Lackawanna railroad will sell
special round trip tickets to Washing
ton at one way faro for the round trip;
faro from Scranton, $7,75. Tickets will
be on sale and good going October 4 to
7 Inclusive, and for return until Oc
tober 14. A further extension of limit
leaving Washington up to and Includ
ing November 3 may bo secured by de
posit of tickets with joint agent and
upon payment of CO cents. Stop overs
will bo allowed at Baltimore, Phila
delphia and one other point en route,
but not to exceed final limit. For fur
ther particulars as to stop over and
side trips apply to local ticket agent
Delaware, Lackawanna and West
ern Bailroad Company National
Wholesale Druggists, Monterey,
Cal., Oct. 7-11, 1002.
For tlio above occasion ticket agents
of tho Lackawanna railroad will sell
bpeclal round trip tickets to either Los
Angeles or San Francisco, Cal. The
round trip faro from Scranton will bo
$99.70. Tickets will bo on sala and good
going September 2S, 29 and 30. Return
ing, passenger must reach tho original
starting point not later than November
15, 1902. For full Information as to stop
overs and variable routes uppiy to your
local ticket agent,
Washington, D. C, Excursion.
On account of tho thirty-sixth Na
tional encampment, G. A. R.. to bo
held at Washington, D. C October fi
to 11, Lieut. Ezra S. Griffin post, No.
139, have unanged for a special
through G. A. R. train via New Jersey
Central railroad, leaving Scruntnn,
Monday, October 0, at 8.00 n. m., and
making all stops to Ashley, Inclusive.
The rate will bo ono faro for tho
round trip from all stations. Tickets
good to return on the special tialn or
on any regular train to October II.
If an extension of return limit Is de
sired passengers niU3t deposit their
tickets at jolnf ugfiu's olilce, No. 1218
V street, N. V Washington, D. C,
between October 7 and H, and a fee
of fifty events paid, when the return
limit of ticket will be extended until
November 3. Stop-over will be allow
ed on the Philadelphia and Reading
railway and the Baltimore and Ohio
As tho New Jersey Central has been
designated us tho "Ofllciul Route," all
comrades and their friends are re
nuesteil to Join Lieut. Ezra S. ariflln
post on their special train, which will
urrivo ut Washington at 1.30 p. m.
Please notify tho secretary of your
Intentions not later than September 29,
so that ample accommodations will be
For any additional Information call
on any N. J. C. ticket agent, or address
E. W. Pearce, secretary, 013 Market
Btreet, Scranton, Pu.
now you can get a
calls for in almost every
- i Ail
prices are little.
$1.00 grade 69c
$1.00 grade 69c
$2.00 grade $1.00
Sunday, October 5, Is the date selected
by the New York, Ontario and Western
Railway company to conduct its annual
"foliage" excursion from stations on lt3
Scranton division, Scranton to Forest
City, inclusive, to Hancock, N. Y. Upqn
that date they will make a round trjp
rate of $1, thus enabling the public to
lakoi advantage of a delightful journey
through the hills of Wayne county at
a time of the year when tho foliage will
be at its best and the scenery en route
surpassingly beautiful. Tickets will
also be sold on the above date at same
rate to Poyntelle, Wlnwood and Preston
For further Information consult ticket
agents or J. E. Welsh, T. P. A., Scran
$7.75 to Washington, D. C, and Be
turn via the Lehigh Valley Bail
road October 4, 5, 6 and 7.
On account of the Grand Army Na
tional Encampment to be held n
Washington, D. C, October G-ll, tho
Lehigh Valley Railroad will sell spe
cial tickets at $7.73 for the round trip,
good going October 4th, 5th, 6th and
7th, limited for return passage to Oc
tober 14th, good on all trains except
tho Black Diamond Express. An ex
tension of return limit from Washing
ton, to November 3rd, may be obtaljp
ed by deposit of ticket with joint
agent at Wushlngton, between Octo
ber 7th nnd 14th, and payment of fea
of 50 cents. Special tickets will also
he sold going via Harrlsburg and Get
tysburg, returning via Philadelphia t
rate of $8.85. Call on Delaware and
Hudson or Lehigh Valley ticket agents
for further Information.
Special Low Fares to Chicago, 111.,
and Beturn via the Lehigh Valley
Bailroad October 5, 6 and 7.
On account of the national encamp
ment, Union Veteran Legion, to bo
held In Chloairo. 111.. October 8-11. the
Lehigh Valley Railroad will sell spe- M
ciai tickets, goou going uciooer Din,
Cth and 7th, at $18.00 for tho round
trip, limited for leturn passage to Oc
tober ICth, good on all trains except
the Black Diamond Express. Consult ,.
ticket agents for further Information
A Unique Garden Spot.
After the turmoil of the long summef
ono Instinctively casts about for a wlu
tor's nbode. A place remoto from the
whirl of the city where quietness reigns
nnd whero tho advantages of tha
metropolis may be had Is Invariably
chosen. Tho busy man of course wishes
to be within hailing distance of New
York nnd just far enough away that the
train ride Is not tedious. That fashlott
nblo winter resort, Lakewood, N, J7,
meets overy demand. A ninety minute
journey lands you in Lakewood, where
your most particular whims are entered
to and tho conveniences afforded are
palatial In every respect. The publlo
schools nro model educational Institu
tions and there are ulso several prlvata
schools of reputation, The olliunte at
Lakewood Is at least 10 degrees warmei
than Now York or Philadelphia. Tin
roads for those who enjoy driving oi
the auto uro exceptional. The pine bell
In which this charming resort Is located
Is healthful In tho extreme, and foi
faoclul environs Lakewood lins no equal
The hotels are marvelously kept ho
telrles and every contrivance Is at hani
for the convenience and comfort of t)i
guests. Outdoor life Is the thing "n!
Lakewood, und golf, polo, cross coun
try tiding und coaching are of coursi
the fuvprite recreations. If you wan
tit know more of Lakewood, send a pos
tal to C. M. Burt, general passenger
'agent of the New Jersey Central, New
York department 314, for booklet aui