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TJ1U) SOJlAiSTOxX TllIBUNJJ-TrJiSDAV, OCTOBER 21.,. 1002.
Tfae News of
IN BUSINESS DISTRICT
Blaze in Mock nt Chinch 'Street fttul
Snlem Avenue Onuses Damage of
Several Thousand Dollars Clark's
Drug Store Stock Water Sonkett.
Family Apartments of Mis. Carile
The most costly Hip In Ciirhondiile
fliii'e Ihi' destruction or I he Kli'M
Methodm chut cli. u year imii. ml Hm
mom tllMa.ni mis In tin- business portion
of lhr town In several years, occurred
(Ittflttpr the supper hour lust evening.
A blaze that mm luil hi tin; mth' of
the business imil tenement block. Hiileni
nventte iiiut Church street, went on In
the spirit of destruction until the up
per story was burned out. unit the low
er Hours were Hooded with water. The
damage will probably reach four lliolis
mid dollars. Tht.ii' In Insurance covet
ing this, It. is believed.
II. !'. Clark, the druggist, who nceii
pled the ground lloor. carries slock and
fixtures titiiottiitlnK to M.WU. On this
there Is an Insurance of St.fiOO. carried
In the (.'ouch. Williams & MUely and
II. O..Unler agencies.
The the did nut reach here, hill the
store was fairly deluded hy water. The
loss will very likely lcpi-esent tin- full
n mount of Insurance. $l,."00.
Mrs. Carrie Walter, who k.-pt '
boarding house hi the tenement por
tion of the building. In the attic of
which the (daze started, carried an
Insurance of SSOU on her household
goods. These were about ruined, some
by Hre. but principally by water.
The building Is owned by Dr. l K.
Jenkins, n former resident of Cnihun
dnle, but now a surgeon in the I'nlted
States army at a post In Alabama. The
roof and the lop lloor were burned
away. The building was Hooded
IhrotiRhotit willi water, damaging eeil
iugs and walls. The cost of repairing
will likely be a lliousand dollars. The
Insurance is ample In lids case.
Tlie origin of Hie Haze mil only lie
placed in a defect hi the Hue. It
started In the attic. through which a
stove pipe anil a chimney pass. The
first intimation Mrs. Walter had of
danger was vh u some person knocked
nt the door and warned her of the lite
overhead. The Humus by this time
were bursting through the utile win
dows. No one Occupied the attic, and
the last time any person was on tills
lloor was on Thursday last. Mrs. Wal
ter explained last night, when mi er
rand brought her there. This circum
stance, coupled willi the absence of the
other hazard of lire, electrical wiring,
loads to the belief or tile chimney or
till'' stove pip".
The alarm was turned In from bnc
til. Main anil Salem avenues about T
o'clock. When the Columbia and
Mitchell companies arrived the Maze
had broken through the roof and was
making menacing headway. The woe
ful lack of hook and ladder assistance,
which has been too often fell In recent
tires in Carbondale. greatly handicapped
the llremen. Almost fruitless efforts to
iach the blaze continued mull the 'op
lloor was consumed. Then tie? four
streams became ll'eclive and the lire
was drowned out.
Tin- Walter apartments were Hooded,
and then the water poured onto th
stock in Clark' dins' store, until the
lloor was covered to the ill pth of sev
eral inches. Fortunately heavy ran
vas coverine. were procured from
Stansbury's clothing store nearby, and
by means of these considerable of the
stock was protected from tlie water's
Tlie Walter family were rendered
homeless, but were cared for by neigh
bors. The efforts of the firemen, who were
driven liaid, were elfectlve in ounllnlng
tlie blaze, and saving the closely-built
structures on either side.
SCRAP IN HONESDALE.
Prize Eight in Maple City Last
Night Attracts Cavbondnlinns.
Ye sods thlnl: or H! A real, gen
uine prize llsht in llonosdale! Yes,
it's a fact. The "go" was scheduled to
come ot'C late last night in the Maple
city, and is probably a hit of hlstoiy
Tlie principals were Jack" Williams,
of Philadelphia, and "Kid" llrown,
from down Scraaloa way, Williams
was In Oiirbondale Saturday night. On
the hotel resistor lie wrote, or perliai s
'twas his manager, ".lack Williams,
champion middle-weight of lYnnsyl
vanlu." From this U would appear
that ".Inch" Is some "shucks" ns a
"biff" artist, lie was accompanied by
Thomas '. flellly, who is noting some
what In the capacity of director of
Williams' Interests. .Mr. Ilellly Is a
former Ilonesdalian, and, up to a year
ago, eouductcd the shaving parlors in
tlie Allen House, of that place,
Drown Is not a man without a record.
Pome fuw months ago, he put a Seran
tou "scrapper" tunned Macbcu out In
An Athletic Event.
You . want, everybody wants, brain
uid muscle, wind mid stamina, and
can. Ret them If fed properly. Tills Is
'.n athletic urc. The man or woman
,vho Is weak or sickly, is not in the
race; success socially or in business
goes, only to the Mrong and healthy.
It Is largely a matter of choice with
anyone for proper living;, ami proper
fond will bring the. prize.
Alt athlete in Chicago tells of tint
Rood results ho obtained from proper
food; he says: "Last Sprint? I begun
to train hard to become an athlete hi
track events and to grow stronger: I
now know that what strength and vic
tories I have secured is due to tin. mo
. N tr Ginpe-Niils. When In training for
nn nthletlo meet, I would Just live on
Grape-Nuts alone, for three days be
fore the event was to coiuu oir. Dur
Imf this time I have won six cham
pionship races out of two athletic
meets, m a tlOO-yurd run my lime was
25 seconds and: In the 7.1-yurd dash the
time was I) seconds, both being a good
Grape-Js'uts has given mo a stronger
mind and also bodily strength which
no other food, could have done In so
short u. time, I have gained strength
.In a most remarkable way since using'
Members of our foot ball team have
n training table on which may ho found
first of all the 'athlete's favorite food,
Grape-Nuts.' " Name given by Post-
, n - fVc.-Uattlc Creek, Midi.
the second toitud, nlld In llonesdale,
Attracted by the novelty of seeing so
much life it ml activity In the Chestnut
horoiiRli, a number of Carbondale
sport" went ocr to witness the "go."
Mnny Carbondallans to . Hear the
Curbondiile will be iltllllRly repre
sented at tlie great musical feasl In
SeriiUlon tonight, when the noted Ma
dame Senibrleh will make her appear
ance hi the big armory In Hie Kloetrlc!
Tlie musical feeling of this city was
represented at the Xordlcn and I'ad
erewskt recitals In Sci anion last sea
son by I.ii'rc delegations that wcic
highly creditable to the town, and the
Indications arc that u larger croud will
go down the valley tonight to hear
A section has been specially reserved
for I'arlionibillans, so that they will he
in a family circle, as it were. The dia
gram Is at Clark's temporary drug
store, wheie seals can be secured as
liite an li.l' this evening, by those who
have not as yet availed themselves of
the opportunity of getting good accom
modations. SCORES OF NEW LIGHTS
Select Councilman Barrett's Ordi
nance for Forty Additional Incan
descent Street Lamps Passes Two
Readings Kennedy's Ordinance,
from Common, for Light in the
Fourth Wnicl, Passes Finally.
Other Councilmnnic Doings.
I.ct there be llsjlit, and plenty of it,
s-etUHl to lie the spirit of select coun
cil lust nlaht, when ordinances note
parsed providing for threescor ldi-
tlonal street lamps in dltfeient parts of
Tlie ordinance, fathered by Mr, VJiii'
retl. providing for forty additional In
candescent lights, came up and was put
through two readings with a decided
spiilt of unanimity that bespoke a will
ingness to illuminate the dark corners
of the town.
Mr. Kennedy's ordinance, the provis
ions of which, when enacted, will make
darkness take a lively walk in the
Fourth ward, was sent on its way to
the mayor for his signature, passing
The session of council was unite brier.
Among the other interesting transac
tions was tlie reference to eommUteo of
tlie resolution of Chairman Masters, of
common, directing the withholding ot
fine front the claim of Contractor
Thomas Kllleen for surface sewers.
Chairman Davis ordered the resolu
tion to the llnance committee, declar
ing that that was wheie it should have
been disposed of, instead of being hast
ily taken from the street committee,
where it was temporarily resting.
Mr. Maunlon made a plea for coals
for the 111 emeu, lie informer, council
that some did duty in the lire (ni'llt-r
in the evening without protection, lie
made the suggestion because of the
sleep that a requisition for twenty-live
of tlie.se coals was enjoying In the
hands of the fire committee. The sug
gestion' was referred to the lire and
Tie- other business disposed of was
Tlie mayor's veto of resolution grant
ing permission to Frank Colwell to con
iHi i Third ward property with sewer,
and re.ii cted by common council, was
referred In street committee.
licsolulion by Mr. Davis, to clean out
chunutl of Fullhrook creek, expense not
to exceed '510. Iteferred to committee,
the mayor and the city solicitor.
Resolution granting Frank Doiiiuittl
permission to connect properly on llos
pilal street with sewer. Adopted.
Ordinance appropriating; Wil for In
surance. Passed third reading.
Til" additional electric lights, pro
viiled by Mr. 1 :u i cell's nrdinnme, uie
at the following points: fine urc light
til corner of Siolt and Fullhrook
streets; one Incandescent light on Fall
brook Mieet. near Anthony Duffy's; In
candescent light nt coiner of I'liini ave
nue and Hospital street; In Klcclrle
alley; on Scott street, near Michael
Newcomb's: corner of drove and Hrook
street; corner of Terrace mid Iliook
street; corner of Terrace and Tenth
avenue; corner of Kast Lincoln avenue
uiid I lodgers street: corner of Hrown
avenue and Villa street: on Vino sheet,
at Kilgallnn's: on Scon slicet, mar
Anthony Koran's: mi Wyoming stret I,
at alley near Harry Frank's: on Wash
ington street, at Patrick liyrueV; on
Spring street, at John It, Smith's; on
Willow street, at Ontario and Western
crossing; comer of Cardeii street unit
Woodluwn iiieiiii"! on Highland ave
nue, hi ironl of Layman's; corner of
Wayne street and Highland avenue; on
South Church street, in fiont of Giles'
property; on South Wyoming street, at
Uoeslger's property: corner of South
.Main street ami Ninth avenue: on llke
street, opposite Nolan properly; Ale
Garry avenue. In front of l.yitoii piop
eriy: on Wayne sheet, at Delaware
and Hudson eros-slng: mi W,oinlug
street, lu front or FuitcH'm propel ty: on
Wilson couit: on Mill street, between
Seventh and Hlglith avenue; on Colum
bia avenue: on Hiilldalf street, oppo-Ilo
McMyne property: on Dundafl' strict,
opposite Coleman plopeity; op Dundilll"
street, opposite lloland property; on
(leliuout Sheet, opposite Warper's
propert.x ; corner of Uclmoui .Utot ami
lityuolds avenue, opposite ,1. Sutton's:
corner of LYlmont street and Drum
mniiil avenue, opposite , Kuglldi prop
trly; corutr of ivdur avenue and Itleji
moinl street, opposite Lewis plopeity;
coiner of Helmoiit alien and Oak ave
nue. The electric arc light now located
oil Helmoiit street, opposite Warner's
property. Is niitlioilzcd lo bo moved to
the Tiffany property, at Ontario and
Westein ciossiug, on same street.
Pi Ice of Light Reduced.
Tim Lackawanna Valley Hlectrle
Light and I'ower Supply company Is
sued a itfculur esiorluy, notifying'
subscribers that the cost of electric
lighting would be reduced about thirty
percent., commencing with November.
The change lowers the rate per kilo
watt from 1 cents lo IJ cents. This,
coupled with the usual live per cent,
for prompt payment, will inuke the
reduction about thirty per cent. The
company also calls attention lo the
wholesale improvement it has Inau
gurated in the local service, almost re
modelling the system. The reduction
THOUSANDS HAVE KIDNEY
TROUBLE AND DON'T KNOW IT
-,'V v, ' I! ;'& ' ' i i' "r? VT- "d
0rtMlMi.WfcWS6. . ,
To Prove What Swamp-Ruot, the Great Kidney Remedy,
Will Do for YOU, Every Reader of "The Tribune" may
Have a Sample Bottle Sent Free by Mail.
Wcstk uiid unhealthy kidneys arc responsible for ninrj sicklies
and s ii lie ring than any other disease, thercfo.-e, w.ieit t'.ii'oirh
neglect or other causes, kidney trouble is permitted to continue,
fatal l'ouilU ar; sure to follow.
Your other organs nitty ncsd attention lint your kidneys mint,
jejune they do most and need uUenlion lirst.
If you are sick or "feel badly," b-'gin t iking Dr. Kilniir's Swamp
Uoot, the rjtit kidney, liver and bladd.'i remedy, because as snon
as your kidneys are well they will help nil tlie other orpins jto
hea tli, A trial will convince anyone.
The mild and Immediate effect of Dr.
Kilmer's Suamp-Itoot. the great kidney
and bladder reuieilv, is oon realized. It
Ma;id lac higliest for its wonderful
riivd nl the most distressing cases.
Swamp-Itoot will set your whole sys
tem l'ghl, and the best proof or this Is
H West 117th St.. Xeiv York ( lly.
Dear Sir: Oct. I.th. 1MI.
"I laid been suffering severely fnlin
kidney Iriuilile. All symptoms were on
hand: my former strength and power
had left me; I could lumllv drag my
self along. Kven my mental capacity
was giving out, ami often I wished 10
die. li was then 1 saw an advertise
ment of yours in a New York paper,
bill would not have paid any atteuiiou
to It. h.ul ll not promised a sworn guar
antee wllh every bottle of your medicine,
asserting Unit jour Swnmp-ltoot Is
purely vegetable, ami dues not contain
any liurniiiil drugs. am seventy .ears
and four inimtlis old. and with a good
conscience I can recommend Swamp
Itool lo all sufferers from kidney trou
bles. Four ineiabeiv of my family have
been using Swamp-Knur for four dlf
feienl kidney diseases. Willi III- smile
Willi miinv thanks lo you, 1 lemuiii,
Very truly yours,
You may have a sample bottle of this
famous kidney remedy. Swamp-Itoot,
sent free by mail, postpaid, by which
you may test its virtues for such dis
EDITOKIAL NOTICE. If you have the slightest symptoms., of kidney
or bladder trouble, or if there is a trace of It in your family history, send at
once lo Or. Kilmer & Co., Hlnghamton, N. Y who will gladly send you liy
mail, immediately, without cost to you, a sample bottle of Swamp-Itoot and
a book containing many of tlie thousands upon thousands of testimonial let
teis iccelved from men and women cured. In writing, be sure lo say that you
read this generous offer in the Scraulou Tiibune.
is credited to tlie fact that the change
in ptovlding current front the Carbon
dale station to light Jerinyn and Arch
bald enables the company lo produce
current In large quantities and at re
THERE WERE OTHER PETS
Manager Tappnn's Amusing- Experi
ence While nt the Firemen's Con
vention at Bradford.
.Manager M. II. Tappan, of the Cres
cents, bud sin experience while at the
state convention of llremen at Hrud
ford, which will cause Carbnndalians to
smile quite as broadly as did lie him
s'df when the incident occurred.
.Mr. Tappan, who Is treasurer of the
.Mitchells, went lo the convention as a
delegate. With him was Thomas K,
Campbell, president of the company,
and Wlllum Meyers, ilo a Mlichell
muii. They were walking along the
streets of liradford one of the duys of
the convention. Ileliliiil them were sev
eral young ladles. Imagine tint sur
prise and bewilderment of the Carbon
diillmis when one of the animated
young women said with a good deal of
spirit. "Well. I don't cme what lliey
say, they are still our pets."
All three from the Pioneer City
turned as If l.ixsoctl mid yanked around.
.Mr. Tappan was perhaps more startled
than his companions. Tim trio looked
at the women. .Mr. Tappan was cov
ered wllh blushes. He wnsn'l quite
sure whether he was being kidded, or
whether the fame of i ln Crescents had
really reached across the stale and
these strangers were lauding in earnest
the "Pots" of Carbondale.
"I beg your pardon," murmured Mr.
Tappan, his blushes sun with him. "I
brg your pardon, hut would you mind
telling us wlin t you meant by saying
'Thny ure still our pels'',1 We have 11
particular Interest lu asking'."
Uy this time the young women stts
pci ted that they were being Jollied.
With u look of mingled scmu and pity
at the Ignorance of tlie Cmhondaliaiis.
one of the women snapped: "Why cer
tiilnly you .lujs, Wo mc.iu mtr hose
company, Una's who. We thought
everyone knew that. You three must
be from out of'iown."
There wasn't a word from the Car
hoiidallulis as they shot away to the
nearest drug store, whore ".Mel" pur
chiued the coca-colo for the crowd.
Of Interest to CaibondiUinns,
Miss Katheryu .1. .Merrick, of New
York city, who lslts hero frequently
and whose father Is a former Carlion
dallan, wits wedded lu the metropolis
on Wednesday last. The following
notice of the nuptials appears in a New
York dally, It will be read wllh Inter
est by Cuvbondalo friends:
"In the Chinch ot St. Francis Xavler,
West Sixteenth street, today occurred
tlie wedding- of Miss Kathryn J. Mer
rick, daughter of Mr, and Mrs. James
Merrick, of West Twenty-third street.
orders as kidney, bladder and uric acid
diseases, poor digestion, when obliged
to pass your water frequently night and
day. smarting or irritation In passing,
brick-dust or sediment hi the urine,
headache, backache, limy back, dizzi
ness, sleeplessness, nervousness, heart
disturbance due to bad kidney trouble,
skin eruptions from bad blood, neu
ralgia, rheumatism, diabetes, bloating.
Irritability, wornout feeling, lack of
ambition, loss of Mesh, sallow com
plexion, or Hi Iglit's disease.
If your water, when allowed to re
main undisturbed lu a glass or bottle
for twenty-four houis, forms a sedi
ment or settling or has a cloudy ap
pearance. II Is evidence that your kid
neys, and bladder need immediate at
tention. Swtunp-Itool is tlie great discovery of
Dr. Kilmer, the eminent kidney and
bladder specialist. Hospitals ifp it
with wonderful success in both slight
and severe eases. Doctors recommend
it to their patients and use it lu their
own families, because; they recognize
In Swamp-rtooL the greatest and most
Swamp-Itoot is pleasant to take and
Is for sale the world over at druggists
In bottles of iwo sizes and two prices
llfty cents and one dollar, ltemeniber
tic name, Swnnip-Koot, Dr. Kilmer's
Swamp-Itoot. and the address, liing
lia niton, N. V.. on every bottle.
lo Ernest 15. Scarf, formerly of Lon
don, Kngland. Tlie ceremony was per
formed by Hev. D. A. Merrick or tlie
Church of St. Ignatius Loyola, assisted
by Uev. D. I learn and Itev. Henry Van
Itensselaer, lifter which followed a nup
tial mass. The bride was attired in
white crepe de cliene and orange bios
Kims. She was attended by her sister,
Miss Mary K. Merrick. The groom's
best man was John ,1, Merrick, brother
of tho bride. After the ceremony the
bridal party returned to the home of
tlie bride's parents, where breakfast
was served to tlie Immediate relatives
of the family."
WROTE TO PRESIDENT.
Letters That Fnssed Between Car
hondalinn and President Roose
velt. Just prior to ihe great conference at
the white house.with a view to settling
the coal strike, .lames (ionium, of tills
city, wrote to President Itoosevelt, ex
pressing his feelings of gratitude over
tlie president's recovery and giving ut
terance lo the hope that the coining
conference would be successful, Mr.
florman was moved to so addres-s the
president because of hU long personal
acquaintance wllh him. Mr. (ionium
knew him uiid came lu contact lth
him wlille ho was commissioner of pn
lke lu New York city, ami later as
governor of Now York city.
Mr. florman received a gracious re
ply to his letter, throiiKh Secretary
Cortelyou. Kor tlie Interest that the
correspondence might have, the letters
aro printed herewith:
('iiiiiotitlale, Pa., (Jet. li. Il'iti.
Mr. Theodore Itoosevelt, Piesldent of
I lilted Slates
Your I'Ncelli'iiey: I have taken the
llbci ty to address you and pleased to
know your prevent condlilon is entirely
-utisiaciiirv; umi pnty lo the Alnilgluy
flnil. the Kid. r of nil iiailoi'.;;, Unit lie
niav give oii power, willi the asslsiame
of I'l-esld John Mitchell, of the I'ullnl
Mine Worker: Presidents licorge !',
Iluer. w. II. Traesd.de, I!. II. Thomas,
II. ,M. olMihant and Thomas P. l'nwler,
ot the coal corpora l Ions, at your con
feienco tomorrow. Friday, ud Insi., al
the e.M'cmlve mansion, with good, sound
mid cNcelp nt Judgment. In sellle the
gnat -tube now existing hi our autlirii
cite regions. May Hod rcwaid .Mill all
for the good yia will do
WMh lu." best wMies to sou. .Mr. Prc-b
dent, and your family, and all concerned,
I remain. Mini frnteinally yours,
.lames ,1. (ioiniau.
lu Seventh uw-iiuo, Carbondale, Pa.
The reply was as follows:
White I louse, Washington.
Dtloher 1, Itoi.
My Dear Sir: Your letter of the -'n1
Instant lues bieu recelicd, mid I beg to
thank you lu llic president's behalf for
oi.r kindly expressions and good wIsIkm.
Very truly youis,
Hco. li. Curtelyuu,
Secretiuy lo the President.
Mr. .lames ,T. (ioiniau. U Seventh avenue.
The Smith Funeinl Todwy.
Tho funeral of Iliu lute Uev. n. O. 0.
Smith will take pliu'o lo.lay. Servlevs
Spscial offer of 600 fringed
Damask Towels, all linen, large
size, value 20c each, at 2 for
?5 : - ' : '
75-Cenl Serge Suiting
i 46 inches Wide, il Cents e Yard
A strictly All-Wool Serge, of fine texture, iu the leading colors navy
blue, green, brown, garnet. Full width, 46 inches, and sold CA7
everywhere at 75 cents Here for Vw
Some of the All-Wool French Flannels at 35
the patterns are choice, the cloth the finest 65 -
make splendid Shirt Waists for a mere song.
Some of the New Styles
It's a little early to talk much about heavy
coats and fur-lined wraps, but women are al
ready thinking about small neck pieces and put
ting them aside for the first cold day.
It's going to be tippets most all of this year
exact copies of the furs of olden days. They
are wide enough to cover the shoulders like
capes and hang down well in front. But the
chief point is that they must be llal, without
collars, and with nothing to stand up around
Prices start at about $4.00, and rise by easy
stages to as high a figure as you may want to
pay for exclusive fine luts.
g 123 - 125
Connolly & W
will be al the ivpUU'W'p of t'lty Soil. I
tor It. O. Slitui't. .T.I 'allium stn-ot, i-oiu-nu'iifliiR
at l.SU thirf iiftei-iioim. Uev.
A. V. I'liuI'lVe, ol' tills i-ity. and llfv.
Austin (.li-itllii, or West 1'ittston. 'will
ollk-iate. ' The clpooaseil will be taken
via the -2.7,0 Delaware and Hudson train
to Scran ton; thonco to Forty Furl,
where the deceased will be laid at rest
beside his departed wife.
KKUA. TOUKY, a resident of Cnr
bondale Tor thirty years, succumbed
last nlsht at ! o'clock al tho residence,
1!l Tleimont Street, to cancer of tlie
liver, from which ho suffered for thrto
Mr. Tobey owned a laiKO farm nt
nurnwoort, Wayne county, where he
was ensafted most of the time In elear
iiiff timber, lie was injured while nt
work about six months ago. and on ru
turnlnpr home was since confined to his
residence. Cancel' of the liver showed
Itself later, eudliiK with his death.
Mr. Tobey was quite nn extensive
dealer, diiil'iiK Uo I'ast score or years.
In cattle and timber, the product of his
farm nt Uurnwnoil. Ills ac(itainlnnce
was a lai-Re one in tlie business world,
ami outside of this, lie had numerous
close friends. Ills death will cause
deep-seated reKt'oi wherever lie was
known. Tin; deceased Is survived by
Ills wife and one daughter, Mrs. Jos
eph Itoblnson, of this city. He was a
brolher-ln-lnw of Inside Foreman
Dunn, of Forest Clly. who was killed
in the mines at that place a few days
LADIES AID CONCEKT.
"Will Be Given in the Presbyterian
Church Wednesday Evening.
The Ladles' Aid society of tlie First
Presbyterian church will hold a musi
cal entertainment In the church parlors
Wednesday evening, to whlcli the pub
lic is cordially Invited.
This Is the llrst enterprise of the
Ladles' Aid of this season, The deep
est Interest has been shown by 1110
luclles, nud It Is the expectation that
the proKi'anmifi will be a pleasant of
fering to the patrons of the affair.
About Former Cnvbondnlinns,
Tho following dipping from tho
Pennsylvania. Methodist, will be read
with Iniercsi, us It tells of two fornnr
Carboiulaliaus, Mr. ami .Mrs. Itobert
V. Muir, wlio went piomiuent ditrlnir
their resilience here. .' t present tliey
are visltlm? in Scranto , but will anon
come to Ciii'bouilaln for n short slay,
Tho notice reads: "Mr. and Mrs, Itob
ert V. Muir celebrated their ifoUliin
nillllvcisary with u dinner at I'npe
Martins. N, Y.. nn September :':'. Tiny
: were united In uiarrlaKe by Uev. ltui-
j lien Nelson, principal uf the Wyoming
"seminary, who met tin- bridal puny m
the Wyoming hotel, Scranton, Pa. Tin
n eliding parly consisted of l-.'stlnr
! Davidson and Itobert V. Muir. tulilu
and unioiii: Peter Davidson, best inati,
and Mary Shannon, bridesmaid: also
J mm Davidson, John Slitart and Itev.
and .Mis. Itetlben Xdsiin. Death, ill
IIih good providence of Hud, has pot iu
all these years Invaded the family cir
cle. Yet, after llfty years, Peter David
son Is tho only surviving vwMillng
guest. It. Y. Muir was born In La
narkshire, Scotland. October '-'': lS-'U.
and came to America with his parents
lu (Ireeuo county. New Vork. They re
moved to Cnrhiindiile. Pu In is lit,
where- he Ural met Miss Davidson, who
four years later became his wife, in
l$.ti. they removed to llrowiivllle, Neb.,
where thny liavo since resided. Kslher
Davidson was born In Poijghkeepslo,
Scranton's Shopping: Center
i The finest
gloves that we know of for SI.SO1
are the Jouvin made for us in
Choose what suits your occupation, pay for
whatever grade you prefer you may be assured
of service and s.itislaction in any of the great1
stock we have collected for this season's needs. ,
5uc to S7.50 a garmsnt.
Never lus th-jre been such a petticoat ear
as this. I:very woman who buys a new fall
gown must have one of silk to wear underneath
the untitled skirt.
In back silk the assortment is good and a
wide lange in solid colors, plaids and changeable
sijks, Anywhere from $5 to $30 will buy a
- 127 - 129 Washington Ave.
X. Y in 1S2T, anil removed to tho
vk hilly of c'arliomlale, Pa. Mr. and
Mrs. Muir were students at Wyoming
seminary under Dr. Nelson. Mr. Muir
Is an iilicoinpioinlslng prohibitionist,
and was candidate for i;overnor of
Will Confer Degree,
('iirboiidale council. No. !li!, Knights
of Columbus, will hold exercises mi to
morrow evening that will be of interest
to nil the liiemliets. It is Intended to
confer the second degree on a large
class. The exercises, which are deeply
Impressive and always arouse the keen
est Interest and intention of tlie Co
liimbusiles, will lie lont'erred by the de
gree team of I'arbniiilale council, as
sisted by members from the degree
team of tlie Scraiitou council.
J ElJMY.Nj BAYFIELD.
An Ithucii dlsp-iti-h say: Fifty min
ers have just taken the train for their
home In Jernvu, near Scranton. They
have been r.i '..oik for tlie thai a Wat
er "Works company during tlie summer
and autumn and made a splendid rec
ord as orderly, cou.'temis, industrious
and moral young nun. Kverybody In
Ithaca is deeply pleased wllh them and
with their good. luck Iu the strike bat
tle. They are tho most admired work
men who ever worked on public jobs iu
Ithaca and carried away with tin in the
hearty good wishes and blessing of
their bosses, employers, fellow work
men and boarding house proprietors.
The congregation ot the Methodist
church met In iiuarterly session Sunday
and the ivlebrntlon of tlie love feast
and sacratneui was observed. The
t veiling sermon was preached by Pre
siding Klder Warner.
Miss Mury Mascevell, of Main street,
spent Sunday wllh Miss Agnes Urognii,
Mr. and Mrs. .lohn It. Jones, of Main
street, visited the Thirteenth regiment
camp, at Olyphant, yesterday.
Mrs. J. !! iUrretl. of Lakeside, who
has been visiting lier sou, Prof. II. N.
linrrett, returned to her home 011 Sat
urday. .IKx lllodwlu Ileligough, of West
Muylleld, Is routined to her home by
Miss Mary Hello .lacksoii, of I.akuton,
Is the guest of her brother, Dr. Hymn
Jackson, of .M.tyllelil,
Anthony McDonald, of Sottlli Scran
ton, visited frli-nds here yesterday,
Mrs. William Snyder ami daughter,
Kinina. of Carbondale, were the gnosis
of .Mrs, MeClirnne, of South Main
M. Theodore Spettlsito uiid daugh
ter, Mary, were f.irhninlulo visitors
.Mrs; A. Kmory, of Cemetery street,
and granddaughter. Miss Alvlra Day.
'und grandson, .Master Koland Day,
j spent Saturday and Sunday with
' Scranton friends.
; The funeral of Hut late Philip linker,
..I... .11. ..I ... UIj 1,..,,-... ,,, Mnhi Utt-Out-
llll Miru II. Ill 'll'iliv .... ,,,..... -...
Sunday, will be Held at the .Melhuilldt
ijplsinpnl chiMi-h Wi'daesday morning
at n.) n'dui-k.
,). D. Snicker was a Sciunloii visitor
" ' ' ""
li, D. LliHlerman l"ft yeslenlay fur
Wllllainspori, where he lias gcvupted
Heit i llift, of I'nrbominlc, was a egll-c-r
In iowii yesicnluy.
ISewIe and (Jlmi'liM IJutni). of Serniw
ton. spent Sunday with rdiiUvcs in
Mrs. Wlllliiu) j'allaway ami ilaughter,
Hertha, tpeiu Sunduy will! rduUvu lu
II. c, Miller niint Sitiuhiy lit Pittstpn.
glace and suede kid'
country of gloves.
cents are still here,
cent variety. They
esi i!i feed
Of anything in the line '"of
optical goods we can supply .it.
and Eye Glasses
Properly fitted by nn expert
From $1.00 Up
Also nil kinds of prescrip
tion work and repairing.
Mercereau Si Connell,
133 Wyoming Avenue. ?
.j. .j. .j. .. 4. .J. v H'I"9
Mrs. ltlchard C'larkson was a callci
In Jtrniyn yesterday.
What Kenan Wanted.
M. Iteiiaii. tho fnmuiiH Fi'inuh aiilhof
was for many years ihe llter.irv lloi
of Paris and was invited lo -ill the fuiR
lions given by Ihe social set One even
lug he was dining with soiao people Ww
had also lavll.il Al. C.iro. u "phlliwopliei
beloved of llll" Indies." who bvg.ni l
tall; of llienluny. In Hie inlddle ol on.
of ,M. "aril's sonorous sentences Itep. n
tiled f inula.' his voice heard Kill Uu
lilillih would not have llicll pK'USill'H
spoiled. "In a moilieiil. M Itfnail, w
lll listen to your turn." Kenan howi-c
ami siilimltleil. Townid ihe end of dm
tier M. Cain, oat ol breath, stopped it
last with 11 1 helm leal emphasis l one.
eer.iine tuned lo Iliu other llllisliliiw
Kiies't, epeeiniK Hint he would yeni
his turn. tnl'.lliK ailvautagii. like SUii.
Sinilll ill Hie else of Macmil.u of li
"elnilieiit Hash of silence
"N'oW. .M. Itelinn," s.llll lb" hosiesS
"1 urn afraid, dear lady. Hint I am a
little belili.dliiinil." said tlie 'ihllosopltfi'
"I wanted to as!: for a little more pu
talo." Chli'iiuo i.'hroulc-le.
New Table of Values.
"Now. ihlldlVll." said the tt'iellt-i- t
Hie elairs lu .iilanc-eil aiithumli ,mi
nitiy reeiie in unison the table of ahies '
And Hie children repeated In t-honir
"Ten mills uuiLo a trust.
'"IVe tllists in.iKe a combine
"'i'.'it combines make u merger
"Tin muigciv muko n maenaie
'Ono niaguale niakos the money.''