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TITE SCKANTON TRIBITlTE-FillDAy MORNINC. FEBRUARY 12. 1SJ7.
FOR THE CONVENTION.
Knights of Pythias Addressed Last Even
lug by Brlgadlcr-Gcneral Walter II.
Slarblrd In horitc Hall.
An Importarlt meeting, lasting until
midnight, tas held last cvunliiR in
lvoiltu hnll on South Main avenue,
West Side, whole a number of Knights
of Pvthlas OHsemhkd to llBten to an
addiess niude by Brigadier General
"Walter II Staibiid, of the Pennsyl
vania brigade General Starblid, ne
toinpanled b Captain Kiank Cuny, of
Loiena dh Islon, Allegheny, I'a , ui lived
lit the city jesterday The caino In
the Intel ests of the Knights, who will
hold a ((invention. In this city beginning
with the second Tuesday In August,
The meeting last eenlng was iu
tanged so that Ueneial Staiblrd could
iiiBttuct the inembeis of the geneial
convention eomtnlttee of this dlstilct,
tho thli tienth, In legaid to the mode
of conducting a Knights of Pythias
convention. At the meeting last night
then- were piefeent. Captain David
Blown, and twenty-four men fioni
Seiunton division, No CO, and the fol
lowing membeis of the convention gen
eial committeemen: Di. S. G. New
ton, Liber Hi aiming, T S. Jones, O. S
Jtldgeway, David Donaldson, Chailes
11 Welduu, John G. Hodgson, Ellas
"Williams, James Wilson, Lieutenant
"Wlnstovv, P. Lt, Maclntjie, William J.
Mm lay, John Panvln und Adjutant C.
"W. De Wight.
Geneial Staibiid stated In his talk
that the convention would bring COO
delegates to this city lepie.sentlng
every lodge In the state, and S00 mem
bers of the Uniformed lank The gen
eral committee has made no definite ai
Jangements as jet and It Is not known
What hall will bo selected foi the con
entlon The next meeting will be In
Koallng Brook lodge hall two weeks
fioni date. Geneial Staibiid and Cup
tain Cuny leturned to theli homes at
an eaily hour till, morning.
Duilng thill vls.lt tho two distin
guished Knights wcio shown about the
city by Colonel Maitln Jote, a mem
ber of National Geneial Cianahan's
staff, who occupies the olllce of secie
taiy of Klectilc City lodge, No 313,
which meets ieguluily In Ivoiite hall.
The piogiammo of the enteitalnment
nnd social of Lieutenant Lzia S Gilllln
Camp No b, Sotib of Veterans, at
Meai-s" hall, In honoi of the annlveisnry
of the blith of Abiaham Lincoln this
evening, Is as follows
Ohalnnan, Alileimm John T Howe.
Song, "Unfurl the (lloilous Banner, "
Hampton Stieet Mi thodlst Bplscopal
Itecltatlon, "Lincoln's lllithday,"
JINi Jcbsle Tuinbull
Duet, mandolin and Kiilt.u,
Miosis Will and II in v Butler
Beading, "The Gett suing Address,"
.M L Wigo
Song, "Match of the Men or Columbia,"
Hampton Stieet "Methodist Hplseopal
Becltation, srlected .. Pinnies Cadwgan
Duet, mandolin and gultai,
MifcHis,. Will and Hairj Butler
Declamation, "Our Blag,"
J. Aichlo Jones
Selection . Pamp i i.inititte
Iteiltutlon Bmeison D. Owen
Song, "Let the Hills, and Vales Be
sound," Hampton Street Methodist Episcopal
' Chinch cholt.
Prompter, Jacob P. rfelffe-.
Pianist, Mis. Agnes Mallot
Enteitalnment (ommences at 8 o'clock.
Admission, onlv one dime.
PARTY AT BELLEVUE
A menler ciovvd could not be found
than that which tendeied David Han Is
n surpilse pmty Wednesday evening,
the occasion being Mr. Hauls' foity
second blithdnj. The paitv took ios-fcf-hlon
of the house unawaies to Mr.
Itnriis and gteatly suiprlsed wns he
when he dlscovoied the piesence of his
friends. Singing, speechmnklng nnd
games weio Indulged In until tho clock
had struck the midnight houi, when
all weie called In gioups to enjoy a
bountiful lepast which had been pre
paied byMib Hauls. The following
progrumine was can led ouf Solos,
Aldle Davis, Aaion James, Margaret
L Davis, Jennie Hauls, Mamie Hai
rlb; duet, Jennie Hauls and Margaret
Davis; solo, Thomas Davis (Llew
Don); stump speech, Aaion James;
solo, Mamie Bi owning Mrs. David
Thomas delivered the presentation
speech when, on behalf of the fi lends
piet-ent, Ml. Hauls was given a fine
Bilver-mounted bilui pipe Mr Hon Is
accepted the gift--and thanked his
many fiiends In n bilef speech Those
present were' Mi and Mrs Dnvld
Hauls, Mr and Mis John L Davis,
Mr. and Mis John T Jones, Mi, and
Mis. David Evans, Mr and Mis. John
Llojd, Mi. and Mis Jonah Lloyd, Mr.
nnd Mrs John S James, Mi and Mis
John W Lewis, Mi. nnd Mis Reeve
B, Davis, Mis. David Thomas and
Jemima Thomas, Aldle Dav Is, Kate
Davis, Maigaiet Davis, Jennie Hauls
Mamie Hariis, Rhoda Thomas, Saiah
A. Davis, Margaiet Jones, Gwen Da
Vis, May Bi owning, Sarah Llojd, Lydin
Hairis, Diosla Llovd, Messrs Tonzo
Han is, David Davis, William L. Da
vis, Aaron James, Mendle Davis Moi
l Is Thomas, Thomas Dav is, David
CHOIR MEMBERS ENTERTAINED.
Piofessor Haydn Evans, who tecent
ly resigned his position as choiister nt
St. Patricia's chinch, last evening ten
deied a. social to the memlwrs. of the
choir at his home, C43 Notth Biomley
nvenue. One of the many pleasurable
events of the evening was the gift of a
handsonio chair by the inembeis of the
choir to Piofessor Evans. The pre
sentation was made in a speech filled
with kindly thoughts by "Will A'anston
Professor Evans' i espouse was sluceie
in Its thankfulness, not alone because
of the gift, but for the harmonious feel
Jijg that Jias existed between choir und
choiister duilng their long association
As could be expected theie weie no list
less moments duilnjr tho evening. Tho
music that (Hied tho handsome home
was In itself u complete bouice of en
tertainment Refreshments weie
Reived by Mis. Haydn Evans, assisted
by Mrs. Charles LaBar and other
friends. Tho inembeis of the choir
present were; Hopianos Mrs. Kate
Hulllvan, Misses Annlo Doud, Rose
Iteese, Lauietta Jennings, Muiy John
feon, Katie Rogan, Agues Walsh, Mai
paret Corey, Annie Durkln, organist;
altos, Bertha Madden, Mary Mitchell,
M. A. Gallagher, Kittle Gibbons, Kate
Lurk I ti, Saiah Duggan, bassos, J. Con
nolly, B. Johnson, P. Walsh, F. Ciee
gan, Will Van Stone, Mum Ice McPau
den; tenors, ICdvvntd "Walsh, Ldwaid
Sullivan, J. Peenoy, II. Planaghan, M,
Convvay, M. Motgans nnd Thomas Pord.
SCHOOL CIIlLDHnN'S LNTEll
TAINMDNT. The pupils of No. 11 school will, at 2
o'clock this iiltcrnoon, hold oxeiclses
suitable to the obseivancu of Lincoln's
birthday, llclatlves and fi lends of the
pupils aio Invited to attend.. The pro
gramme ananged b Piofessot James
It. Hughes Is given bote:
Song, "My Country 'TIs of Thee". .School
Bssav, "The Uojhood of Lincoln,"
John Slav In
llucltatloti, "O Captain, My Cuptnln,"
Hertha fellow i
Dssay, "Lincoln, thu Lawyer,"
Declamation, "Oettjsburg Adilrets,"
Kssu , "Lincoln's Life at Washington, "
Hecitatlon, "The Proclamutlon,'
Ueisle D.i Is
Pen picture, "Lincoln".. . Helen Jones
Declamation, "Inaugural Addiess,"
Anecdotes of Lincoln Hhoda Lllas
bong, "Stai -Spangled Uannei" . School
PARTY TO THEIR PRIEND.
Augustus Enon, son of Mi. and Mis
Geoige B. Hnon, of South liromley
avenue, wns sui priced last evening,
when after a knock at the door, a patty
of his friends lushed In and begun to
make things llvel. It wns a Jolly
evening and with games, songs, not to
mention tho choice lefieshments the
young people piesent weio glad that
they came. The happy one vveie:
Misses Lilian Monis, Nevada McCar
thy, Jessie Lew Is, Jessie Matthias,
limy Pi lee, Beitha "Whettllng, Ger
trude Hughes, Gussle Phillips, Sadie
Bush, Buth Beddoe, Sadie Edwards,
Jennie Davis, Jennie Eynon, Jennie
Lewi", Edith D. Evans, May Belle
Sweetser, Thomas Evans, John Cadw
gan, John Thomas, Thomas Davis, Da
vid Levl, Prank McGovem, Emeiys
Joseph, Beit James, Thomas Ejnon
and Charles Cadwgan.
BELLEVUE CHOIR ORGANIZED.
Bellevue blngeis met Wednesday
night In tho "Welsh Calvlnlstlc Metho
dist church and organized a choli for
the puipose of competing foi the Hist
PlUe, $-'00 (' Tojinasoedd Y Ddoeat"),
at the Prothlngham The offlceis elect
ed nie Anion Jumes, piesldent, How
ell Harris, vice president; Mouls
Thomas, secietuij, David Phillips,
tuasuter, Henij W. Evans, conductoi.
Mis D B Thomas, pianist Thu Hist
genual lehearsul will lie held next
Sunday evening at the chinch. Eveij
niembei Is uiged to be piesent.
LEAGUE MEETING TONIGHT.
The AVebt Side Republican liague
will meet this evening. Eveiy mem
bei should be piesont. Piesldent W.
A. Phillips has sevcwil impoitunt mat
teis to bring up.
NEWS NOTES AND PERSONALS.
The funeinl of the late Dow I Glan
Eijleh Williams will take place Stin
duj afternoon .it 2 'SO o'clock from the
late home on the coinei of Hamilton
and Twelfth stieets The announce
ment of Mi. "Williams' death, though
not unexpected, biought sadness to the
heaits of the man on this side who
"knew the man
Piofufcsor W. W. Jones, Thomas
Jones, Llewellyn Jones and Miss Mai
gaiet Jones, and the Railroad Young
Men's Christian Association quartette,
ale in New York foi the puipose of
hearing grand opeia.
Maitha Washington chnptei, Ordei
of Eastern Stai, held a delightful home
social last evening at the home of Mi.
and Mi fa. Jumes M. Eaton, of Tenth
The funeial of tho late William Rich
aulb, of the Continental, will take place
at 1! o'clock tomoirow afternoon from
the Flist Welsh Congiegatlonnl chinch.
Inteunent will be made In Washburn
Miss Kate McNamaiu, of Price stieet,
nnd Patiick Conneij, of Eveiett uve
nue, weie mauled Wedn-day bv Rev.
D. A Dunne at St. Patiick's church.
Miss Anna Lavelle, a cousin of the
bilde, wa3 bildesmald, and Stephen
Cniioll was gioomsman A leceptlon
vus afteiwaid held at the furnished
home of Mi and Mrs. Conneiy on Pi Ice
The wedding of Miss Anna Ginhnm.of
Ejnon stieet, to John Fold, of Thlul
stieet, was solemnized Wednesdn at
teinoon In St. Patrick's chinch rath
er Dunne net fanned the ceiemony.
Miss Helen Kellj, of Eynon stieet, was
bildesmald, and Pleice Puicell, of the
South Side, groomsman. A leceptlon
was given at the home of the bilde's
patents, Mi and Mis. John Graham,
of Ejnon btieet.
At a lag bee held "Wednesday even
ing at the home of Mis Ileniy O. Ilet
tes, of North Gai field avenue, the fol
lowing weie piesent. Mis. Joseph Mi
chel, Mis. Churles Shoustei, Mis. W. T.
Swingle, Mis. John Baizler, Mis. Dan
iel Jones, Mrb. Chester Cummei, Mis.
Jacob Heniv, Mis Silas A. Ilartman,
Mis Pied TolU, Mis Smith.
Inside roiemnn John Hoffman, of
the Hampson collleiy, was given a sui
pilse paitj Wednesday evening by a
number of fi lends. A eiy pleasant
time was spent
Mr and Mis John Randall, of South
Biomley avenue, have been suddenl
called to Plttston on account of the se
ilous illness of Mis. Randall's, mothei
Choice cut flowers and flower de
signs at Palmer & McDonalds, 544
Most Side Business Director).
HABHIBT J DAVIS, TLORIST-Cut
llovveis and funeial designs a specialty;
101 South Main avenue; two doors from
MOP.GAN'S PHARMACY, 101 N. MAIN
avenue. Physlcluns" prescriptions caie
fully prepared from vvai ranted pure
diugs und chemicals. A lino assortment
of ttusses, line stationery blank books,
varnish stains, mlxtcl paints or fancy
woik, aitlsts" materluls. window glass,
wall papei and pletuio moulding. Clerk
ut stoie all hours of night
SECOND HAND PUBNITURE-Cash for
anything; ou havo to sail, rurniture,
Stoves, Tools, etc. Call and see the
stock of J. C. King, 701 to 7l West Lack
COME IN SLOWLY.
Only About 300 Liquor License Ap
plications l'lird Up lo Vi'storiliiv.
Theie is likely to be a big ciush in
the office of Cleik of the Courts
Thomns todaj and tomoirow by appll
cunts for liquor licenses. Ovei CM
weie asked for last yeui, but up to
esteida ut closing time onlj a little
over 300 applications hud been filed.
As the time for llllng applications ends
nt noon toinouow, tho cleik of the
coutts will, It can be seen, bo kept
busy taking cuie of the 300 or mote
who will como in today and toinouow
So far no applications have been re
celved front the Sixth, Twelfth, Nine
teenth ot Twentieth waids.
Donnla and Pntrlck Baskivlllo wero ar
raigned befoio Alderman Roberts hist ev
ening for committing an nss mlt and bat
tel y upon Maitln Mulroy. The prosecutoi
said thnt on last Wednesday lie whs pus
lug a crowd of bon, among whom weie
the Basknvllles. Ho had gone a couplo
of jards beiond them when they com
menced tin ow lug stones nt lilin They also
threatened to kill him One of the stones
tin own sliuck him on l., head, lenderlug
him unconscious. The Bnskavllle bojs
said that the had si en him struck by tho
slone, but claimed tint It wns thrown b
some one that was behind them Tho
prosecutor withdrew his chnrge, and the
defendants were let go with a repilmand
Piank StomUr had Edwin llrmdhurst
nnd Alfred Iliodhuist nrroatnd forassuilt
and battel The parties live ut Cliln
clilll i The defendants admitted the
charges and upon the proeeutoi vvlth
dinwlng the chaigp the (hfpndants vvein
leiiulred to pnv the cotts und to fill nish
SSOO ball to keip the peace for six months
Tho Noith End team weie deTtated lust
night by the Scrantou champions b a
score of 0 to 6
Mi. and Mis. Tohn B. Divls, of Wnne
avenue, spent jesteiday with friends at
Theie will be nn ludooi base ball game
this evening In Company II nimorv be
tween the Noith End Piack-n-J icks nnd
the Hlnck Diamonds, of Plttton.
Churles Davis, of William slieat, bus ac
cepted a position nt Plj mouth
All inembeis of Council No 2, Sons ot
Columbia, tiro requested to moot In theli,
looms In St. Marj's hall this evening
Mrs. Thomas Siltij, of West Muiket
stieet, Is scilously 111.
Mr und Mis. Lew Mattes nnd William
Mullev left esterda foi a trip to the Ja
Gntrett chapter. No 4:2, of the Guild,
will hold a special meeting at 7 30 o'clock
this evening Every available member Is
requested to attend.
nu li:n kidgi:.
On Wednesday evening Mrs. Theodore
Sureth, oiganlst at the Chut eh of tho
Good Shepheid entei tallied the membeis
of the choli of that chuich ut hei home,
on Sandeison avenue Games nnd vocul
and Instiumentul music weie the leutuies
of the evening. At n suitable hour. A re
past was served. Those pnent weie:
Mis G. B. Uthm.in, the Misses Cecelia
Pal sons, Grace Bunting und Ada Musort,
and Pruncis Goodnll, Oren Cox, Aithur
Weston, Hairy Di Inker and Piank Bal
A L Ltdstone, of Dickson avenue, left
esterdny for Uultalo, N Y., where he
vlll lemaln for a few dnvs on business.
A few evenings ago a verj pleasant sur
pilse paiU was tendeied to Joe Morun
at his home, on Bleaker street A veiy
enjojuble time was spent dining which
refreshments weie seived The follow
ing were present -Misses Nellie Urundagc,
Mav Hopewell, Utile Lee, Gince Shotto,
Iottlo Moian, Battle Plseliei, Mamie
Welsh, Blanche Conge I, Druscllla Phillips,
Minnie Shotto and Carl Gmrlhan, Hnii
Plschei, Willie "Vloiun, Hun edeman,
Hui i Huitshom, Elijah Huntsman, Hni
ij Von Storcli, Wultei and Tlieodoie Mo
AIlss Piev, of Wilkes-Barie, Is visiting
Miss Whltbcck of Wjomlng uvenue
Those from Green ltldge who attended
the Women's Chiistlan Teinpeiunce union
convention Wednesday nnd ThuibiHj ate:
Mesdnmes Piank DePue, John Harvey,
Mai Blown, liac Vought, Ttlpp, S. C.
Poisi, J Hadsall, J M. Howell, 11. S
Davis and Llzlo T. Beane
The Young Women's Clulstlin associa
tion gave a social at theli looms, on Cedar
nvenue, last night. A delightful pio
giammo was lendeied.
Thomas A Donahue, South Side col re
spondent for the Tiuth, is suffeiing from
a seveie attack of ligiippe
Human Giucbnei Is in Philadelphia In
response to u call to attend the funeial
of Ills biothei, Cuil Pudertik August
Graebnci. Deceabed was a native of
Get man, and was well known on tho
South Side bocauso of ills frequent visits
to his bi other
A club known as the Concordia hus been
oiganlicd ut Chi 1st PIckus' hotel. The
following aie the piesent olllcers. Pics!
dent, John Demuth, vice-president,
Chailes Wlrtli; secietary, Jacob Guth;
Ui asm er, Chi 1st PIckus Theli legulat
meetings will be held the tliild SundU
of each month
A D. Poweis, of Wllkos-Baire, made
a slioit visit at tho Hskleneo of his
biothei, tho late L B, Powers on Cedai
Miss Lii'rlo Murphy, of Plttston, Is a
guest of South Sldi fiiends
Mi. and Mis U A. Bovvers and Mr. and
Mrs E B Joned, who occupy a double
house on Plttston avenue, Joined In entci
talnlng Ml. McConnell's Elm Paik bun
da school class labt night. About llfty
oung j)eoplo were given a most delight
Choice cut flowers and ilower designs
at Palmer &. McDonald's, 544 Spruce. '
Burgesb Dan Powell
Tieasuter Louis Ungle.
Ta Collector William E. Con ell.
Couneilmen C. S. Webei and William
School Directors M, K. Kellum and Jer
Stieet Commissioner George Jackson.
Auditors Hair Winters and H. P. Mar
shall Justice of the Peace A. A. Krotzer.
While tho Republican boiough organiza
tion which Is In chaige of tho details ot
next Tuesdn 's tight can do and Is doln'
much to lino up the legular Bepubllcans
for Powell, Uivle, Con ell and tho whole
boiough ticket, much euu be done by In
dividual lie public an volunteets If In tho
next tluee das the will make It a point
to make peisonnl solicitation of eveiy vot
ei whom they think can bo induced b tali
nigument to support the Republican can
didates. It should bo lemembered that a
great deal Is at stake a gieat deal foi the
borough, which needs u thorough ovet
hnullng of Its local government and an
honest audit of Its accounts, and also a
gieat deal for the Republican patty,
which will be materially strengthened foi
future contests If It can capture this hlth
u to lock-ilbbed Demoeiatie stronghold
There has been no local campaign in the
hlstoi of Duntnote which otfeicd so
latge nn Incentive for genuine Republican
pattlotism to assert itself. We believe
the tight can be won, and won handsome
1, If evei man who reguids himself a
frli nil of an honest administration of
boiough affalis will voto on Tuesday of
the Republican ticket, but it Is close
enough to offer no posslblo ecusn to
lukewarmness or Republican factionalism.
Let nil the ammunition bo lired at the
common eneni In other vvoids, let each
Republican do his whole dut
THE L A. W. OFFICERS.
Joint Van Nort, of I'cnnsjlvuiiiu, on
tlio Auditing Committee'.
Albany, N. Y Peb. 11. Tho fight
for the piesldenc of the League of
Ametlcan "Wheelmen was settled this
afternoon by the defeat of Steillng Ll
llott, of Massachusetts, by Isaac B
Pottei, of New Yolk, by a vote of 1D3
for Pottei to 115 for Elliott The othei
oillceis elected wero: First vlce-piesl-dent,
A. Ciensy Motrlson, of Wiscon
sin, second lce-piesldent, Frank C,
Kliklker, of Patetson, N J ; tieusut
ei, J W Clendennlng, of Covington,
Ky; J F. Adnms, of Masbuchusetts, J
Van Nort, of Pennsylvania, and G L
McCaithy, of New Yotk, vvete elected
us the auditing committee.
Secietary Bussett submitted his an
nual ropoit, showing that tho total
membership on Peb. 1, 189C, was 29,323,
and on Peb. 1 Inst, 73,742. Mr. Bnssett
said that during tho ten ear past ho
has acted as secietary he has em oiled
1B0.7S3 applicants for membcishlp and
had received nnd dlsbuised $IC",CS1.
In Ills lepoit Mr. BnRsett sas:
"Our Income for 1S90 was $121,19"..
Best pievloliB record $00,301. We have
distributed $72,B84 among thu divisions,
The Bulletin cost us nbovo what we
receive from the subset Ibeis, $0,112
"We me now at woik leuumbcilug
the membeis. Tho outlook foi the
league lips a losente hue, and 100,000
membeis will oe with us next ear foi
a suioty, while a membership of 150,
000 Is easily possible."
In the death of Philip Welchel, which
occuried yesterday nftemoou ut 2 M
o'clock, Scrunton lost one of Its oldest
residents und best-known cltlrens. Bom
In Nleder Albuli, ICoenlgtelcli l'russlu,
on Nov'. 1, 1SJ1, he received his out ly edu
cntlon In the Pnthcrlund, and when 20
v ours of ugo he came to America und Im
mcdlntil took up his tesldcnce In Scrun
ton, since which time ho has leslded in
the elt of his adoption Soon nfu r aulv
lug In this cltv he entered the employ of
the Lackawanna Iron and Coal company
and duilng the twent-foui purs' contin
uous connection with thut company he
was always found to be a conscientious,
cupablo nnd tiustwoi thy employee. Alter
leaving tho Iron nnd Coal company ho
engaged hi the wholesalq liquor business
on Peiin avenue, from which ho retlied In
1SSS He then moved with his family to
the residence ut the coinei of Pine street
the. i . - si i
i. vs . von
nnd Adnms avenue, whole he leslded until
his demise. Toi eais pist he has been
Idenlllled with the -Masonic and Odd Pel
low fraternities, nnd lepicsentatlves ot
the lodges of which he was a mcmbei
will act as pill-be irors at the funeial,
which will be held from the late residence
on Sunda uftetnoon ut 2 o'clock Rev.
W. A Noidt, of tho Gei man Piusb tulan
church, will perfoim the ceiemony, and
Intel ment will bo made in tho Poiest Hill
cemeteiv. The deceased Is suivived b a
wife nnd seven chlldten, who are: Jits
Prod -Miller, of this city; Mts Bdvvaid
Hlrsch, of New Yoik cit, and C J. Wel
chel, J. C Welchel, I'rederick W. Welchel,
William P. Welohel and lleimnn P. Wel
chel, of this cit .
Thomas B Baldwin, ngod SO, nn old
nnd lespected lesldent of Tioy. died on
Thin sdny morning of Inst week. Mr. Bald
win had been In 111 health foi some time.
On Thuisdu morning he was missed
from the house of Dr 11 C Kendall, whole
he lived, and a search ieulttd In discov
ering him dead In an outbuilding He is
suivived by tlneo chlldten, viz: Mis
George Newberry and "Mrs R C. Kendall,
of Tioy, und Mrs M. T. Wheelei, ol Ul
mlm His death wns the lcsult of hcait
Mrs. Elizabeth Davis died esterday
at hei home, on Railroad stieet, 01phant.
She was E0 ciis of ago and had been a
lesldent of this counti foi sixteen euts,
coming heie from South Wales She Is
survived by the following children Miss
Ll7zlo Davis, Mrs. Mary J. Hughes, Mis.
Annlo Jones and William Mo'-cl. The
funeral will take place Sunda afternoon
ut 130 from hei late home. Intenlient will
be mudo In Washburn Street cemeter.
Mis. Lotetti Blown, nged 79 years, died
at tho old David Brown homestead, occu
pied by hei bon, D W. Blown, In Lemon
township, Wyoming count, on Feb 4
She was partlall paralzed and had been
crippled for a long time, and hei death
was duo to u general hi caking down of the
phbical oiganlsm The luneral was held
on Sunday, the lemalns being bulled at
Stink chuich. East Lemon. Pout sons
and two giandsoiib acted as pall beareis.
William Gartetson, an old lesldent of
Lnn, Susquehanna count, died of
Brlght's disease Monda night, and was
bulled Wednesda. Ho was upvvaid of 70
eais of age and was one of tho best
known farmeis in that community, lie
was a brother of a foimei editor of the
Montrose Democrat. A wife nnd seveial
sons and daughtcis survive him.
Henry Tiavis, one of the old settlers of
Womlng county, passed awa on 'lues
da morning nt his home, in Lemon, fiom
a paialtle stioke. His ago was 8.1 eat.
Tho funeral wns held esterday fore
noon In Staik chuich, and Interment took
pluco In tho family bur lug giound.
These Columbia county deaths are noted:
At the home of hei son-in-law, J. D Shaf
fer, In Bloomsburg, Peb G, Mts. Dilts
b.ich, aged EC eais. At Bloomsburg Teb.
8, Charles H Whltenight, nged M ears.
In Centet township last week, J Emmet
Alkman, aged 78 eais
Mis, J. C. Anderson died at her homo
In "VHeisburg, Biadfotd count, Tuesday
moinlng, of cancer of tho stomuch, nged
4Seais, A husband and foui chlldten mo
left to mouin her loss. The funeial was
held esteulay, with Intel ment at Wso
Michael Ran, nged 70 e.lrs, died yes
terday at tho famll tesldcnce, G10 Lacka
wannu uvenue Tho funeial will take
place Situiday morning Inteunent will
be made In Canton, Biadfoid count.
John, the two eais and tluee mouths
old son of Mi, and Mrs, P. P McDonnell
died at the family home, In Caibondnle,
esteiday morning after several days' ill
ness of dlphtheila. Interment was made
In St. Rose's cemetery.
A child of Mr and Mis. John Kutchln,
of Twenty-second stieet, ditd esterday
moinlng The funeial will bo held this
afternoon, Intel ment In 11 de Paik Cuth
Mis Rosu Juno Munn, widow of Albert
Mann, died on Wednesday ut Wllkes
Baue, aged 73 ears Tho funeral was
held esteiday afternoon.
A oung daughter of Mr. nnd Mis Will
iam Pollard, of Jeinili, died esteiduy
Sho hud been sick with dlphtheila but a
very fow daS.
Margaiet Golden, wife of John Golden,
of CI2 Oichnid street, dlid last night, aged
40 eais Tho funeial will be announced
A child of Mr and Mis David Thomas,
of Bloom stieet, died esterdny after a
shot t Illness
AGITATION AT SAA10A.
Announcomont Thut Itubols Will Ho
Pn rdo n oil Cannes Anxtotv.
Ban rianolhco, Feb. 11, Tho Apia
coiieapondent of the United Atstocluted
Pt esses wilting under date of Janu
aiy 27, sayH:
Gieat excitement wns cnused in Sa
moa on the 0th instunt by the un
mWMtiKK m4'Vi iiWiv
nuunceinent bv King Mallota that he
would allow the leturn of Mataafa and
all the other exiled lebel chiefs pio
lded they would swear allegiance and
not iebe-1 again. The consuls ate op
posed to the proposed return as they
fear It will lead to tnoie tioublc.
SCHOOL DIRECTORS ADJOURN.
Ollicuis Klcoted ut tho Mooting Hold
Hnrrlsbutg, Pn Peb. 11. The con
vention ot the State Association ot
School Dltectoto. ndjouined today ut
ter electing these oillcrih:
Piesldent, Hon. John P. Elklri, of In
diana; (list vice piesldent, Hugh B
Eastbuui, of Bucks; second vice piesl
dent, William Roup, of Lncknwnnim;
thlul vice president, J P. Rlcst, of Lan
caster; iecordlii2 leciotmy, Hauy
Sloyei, of Chestoi; cot responding nec
lotaiy, J. Eider Peelai, of Indiana
tieaFUiet, J K Knen, of Lebnnon,
executive committee, H. H. Hubbeit,
of Philadelphia, Dt N B Low mint,
of Fayette. D T. Poinov, of Centlo:
A D. Heliitrlemun, of AHooiui, Cluis.
H. Fostot, of Lureine, legislative com
mittee, Binet son Collins, of Williams
poit; Isaac A. Cleavor, of Chestoi ,
W. H. Helpinch, of Mlillln, Hon James
S. Hammond, of 'Westmoielaiid, E W
S. Paithemoie, of Hnrrlsbutg.
Resolutions weio adopted favoiing
the Inctease of the nilnlinum rchool
term to seven months, protesting
ngulnst any i eduction of tho school np
piopilatlon and cominondlng the com
pulsoiy educational law.
List of tho Presidential Offices in
This Section, Snlniios mid tho Time
OttUe Stlary. Tosm Explics.
Allentown . .$J,1W . v, April 14, 1S3S
Ashland I,f00. , September fi, 18S7
Bangoi ,.. 1,000 January 12, ISM
Beivvick 1,000 ....Januar' fi, l'JW
Botlilphem . ... 2,05. ...Dccembpr 20, 1SJ9
Bloomsbuig ...2 300... February 5, lhJi
Cnibondalo .... 2 J-W July Z), 1898
Catawlssa 1,100 May 0, 1900
Danville 2,100 June 1, 1893
Dunmoro 1,300 ,.. Febiuaiy lu, 1893
J-aston 2,'IOD June 1, 1898
E. Stroudsburg 1,600. laminrs 10, Iwj
Forest City .. ,1,500.... Dicembei 11, 1S
Preeland 1,400 .. September St, 1897
Havvley 1,100. , .March 29, IS'iS
Hazleton 2,500 . ..January 10, 1813
Honesdalo 2,000 Apill 2G, 1900
Kingston r l.poo June 2, 189S
Lansdulo i3,f00 . Januni o, 1900
Luzerne .. , .1,100 . . . Apiil 11, 18JS
Lehlghton . . . 1,6m) Janualy 30, 1893
Mahanoy Cit , 2,100. . . March G, 1893
Mauch Chunk.. 1,1)00 ....January 21, 18'j9
Milton 2,390. August 21, 1VJS
Mlmrsvillo .... l.GOU ., . JIaj 2S, lyis
Monti osri . ... 1,700 . Pchuiai 10, 18J1
Mt Pleasant .. 1,700 .September ), 1897
Nanticoke . 1,700 Januar 12, 1S9S
No'thumberlu'd l,2iW . Juno 11, 1SJS
Ol pliant 1,409 .... Febiuaiy 14, 18S3
Plttston 2,400 ... . Match 14, IS'iS
PI mouth 1,80) ... ,Maich 2, 1Sj9
Pottsvlllo 2.7C0 .. . Jnuuai 17. 18'U
Scianton 3,300 . .Septembei ), 8')7
Slmmokln 2,1W.... August 21, 1VJS
Shenandoah ...2,100. Dtcombei 19, lb'i7
S Bethlehem.., 2,100 . Match 1, 180S
Stroudsburg . . 1,800 Septembei IS, 1807
Sunbiiry 2,100.. November 30, 1W0
Susquehanna . 1,70) April 21, lV'S
Tamaqiiu 1,70 Junuary 7, 19j0
Tow Hilda 2,3W April G 1813
Tro 1,500 Alntch 19, 18J3
Tunkhnnnock . 1 (M Mutch 19, 189s
Wellsboio .. .. 1.MJ0 . . Januaiy 11, ISSS
White Huvon . 1,200 ....robtuiity 13, liOO
Wilke-b-Uano .. 3,200 JIaj C, 1900
Tin: MOST COSTLY HOOK.
it Is Issued by Undo Snin und Hits
Already Cost &!,:) 1,:)U8.
Washington Letter In the Sun
The most expensive book that was
ever published In the world Is the of
ficial history of the wm of the tebel
llon, which Is now Issued b tile gov
ernment of the United States nt n cost
up to date ot $2,334, 32S Of this amount
$1, 181, 291 has been pnld foi ptlntlng and
binding. The lemulndet was expended
for sajarles, rent, stationeiy, und oth
er contingent and mlbcellaneous ex
penses, and for the put chase of lecotds
tiom private Individuals It will le
qulie at least three eais longei and an
appiopriation of peihaps $600 000 to
complete the woik, so that the total
cost will undoubtedly teach neail
5.3,000,000. It will consist of 112 vol
umes. Including an index and an atlas,
which contains 178 plates and maps, 11
lustiatlng the Inipoitant battles of the
war, campaigns, mutes of match, plans
of foils and photoginphs of lnteiestlng
scenes, places, und peisons Most of
these pletuies aie taken ft am photo
giaphs made by tho late M B Bind,
of "Washington, Several eais ago the
government pin chased his stock of
negatives. Each volume will, thete
foie, cost nn avetage of about $2C,7S3
which probably exceeds the cost of
any book of the kind that was evei Is
sued. Copies ate sent fiee to public li
braries, nnd 1,317,999 have been so dls
tilbuted. The atlas cost $22 Tho le
mlnder of the edition Is sold nt prices
ranging fiom GO cents to 90 cents per
volume. But theio does not seem to be
a large popular demand, for only 71,194
copies have been sold, foi n total of
$C0.1E4. The books can be obtained b
addressing the seciotaty ot vvai The
mateilal used In the ptopuiatlon of
these hlstoi les taken fiom both the
Federal and Confederate ai chives, and
Is pui el olllclal Tho tepotts ot com
manders of aimles, cotps, btlgades,
lcglments, etc., aie caietully edited and
at ranged ho ns to give a const cutlve
account (if all engagements, with as
little duplication and unnecessaiy ma
terial as possible, and as the wilteis
lepiesent both sides of the stiuggle, It
ma) be legauled as Impattlnl.
A Chusll) Struggle.
Thp ngoti of one age Is tho bit th of a
bettei life for Its child, and iver martyr
gains some good foi those following It
Is a ghustl stiuggle an wu one looks
ut It, but Is not mpuuingles not fiultless
The da bleaks slowl, and the sun, as
et, haidb pie ices thtoukh the banks, of
black cloud, but the east N glowing, the
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Supported by lnr own suporh oomimny, un
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Bituidiiy matlnou 10 anil 20 conts. Kcsorvod
scats now on silo.
Wngncr&Hcls. Mnn iger.
John I., kcrr, Acting Manager.
flonday and Tussda, I'cb. 15 and 16.
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Kvcnlng Prices 10, ao, 30 nnd 50 Cents
Mutlncc Prices 10 and 20 Cents
balo of Seats Now On.
Thursday, Friday, Saturday,
Feb. 11, 12, and 13.
The Awful Tornado.
The Orcat Rigging hcene
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Open b-a Scene, with
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Admission 10, 20 or 30 Cents.
Two performances dally. Doors open at
1 30 and 7. Curtain rises at 2 SO and 8 15.
Houses for Sale and for Rent,
If ou contemplate purchaslngor leas
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see the lists of desirable property on
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Total Product of
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An Act of Romeo nnd Juliet,
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