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THE SCRANTON TRIBUNE- SATURDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY, 13 1S07.
Norrman & Moore
S20 Wyoming Ave.
E A D E R
308 I'enn Avenue.
A. II. WARMAN.
Square feet of floor space
filled with the largest and
most choice assortment of
ver shown in Scrautou. A
visit to our store will con
137 WYOMING AVE.
Fourteen new cuses of measles were re
ported to tlio board ot health Thursduy
The housekeeping department for youiiR
filrls will open on SutuiUuy at 2,30 p. in.
In St. Luke's palish room, V22 Washington
The 10-round slove contest that was to
take placo Monday night between Pattlck
Muliy, of Scranton, and Dan McDer
mott, of Dtooklyn, has been postponed.
John P. Jennings and Hannah Thornton,
of Scranton; John Cuplna and Muiy War
go, of Olyplmnt, were yesterday granted
manlage licenses by Cleik ot the Courts
John 1 1. Thomas.
William Collins, an old and much le
speeted citizen of the West Side, will be
burled this afternoon. He was u member
of Slocum lodge of Odd Fellows, which so
ciety wlll'attend the funoial.
The Delaware and Hudson Canal com
pany paid Its employes In the locomotive
shops and the railway employes noitli ot
Scranton Thursday. Yesteiday they paid
the trainmen who resldo south of Scran
ton. Matle Kellcy, as prosecutrix, and
Michael Itafferty, as defendant, llgured In
Aldeimait Howe's court yesterday after
noon. The charge was assault and bat
tery, which was not substantiated by the
evidence and the case was dismissed.
Joseph G. Kress, of Wllkes-liatre, was
arraigned befoie Alderman Millar yester
day on a charge of collecting and keep
lng$C0 that belonged to the Scranton Soap
woiks, for which he was agent. In de
fault of $;00 ball ho was committed to Jail.
Chief Ilobllng, of the police department,
yesteiday lecelved a telegiam from Su
perintendent II. 13. Meredith, of the State
Insane hospltnl, at Danville, requesting
him to watch till Delaware, Lackawanna
find Western trains for Now York for
an escaped Insane woman. The fugitive's
iiaino Is Lillian Desmond, colored, and
when last seen was stylishly attired in
HAVE DEBT ENOUGH.
l'atrlcl; Khoridnii Is Against n New
Town Hall for Winton.
At the Instance of 'Patrick Sheridan
court yesterday granted a preliminary
injunction restraining the borough of
ficers of Winton from a wattling a
contract for building a town hall or
levying taxes to provide for paying- for
The petitioner in his allidavlt avers
that the town council Is about to pur
chase a lot for $500 and to erect a now
town hall for $5,000. Ho claims that
the present town liall is sulllclent for
all purposes and ttiat it would be un
just and illegal to Increase the debt,
which Is now $0,000.
The annuul tax collections amount to
$3,500 and the population of the town is
Special l'ricns Saturday.
Ladles' and chlldrens" lined gloves
and mitts, 50 and 75 cent goods, for
A broken assortment of colors and
sizes of our best $1.00 and $1.L'5 kid
gloves for 79c.
$1.00 J. H. French Model corsets, C9
cents; nil sizes. This is a bargain.
75e. perfect iltting eorests, 47c.
A large line of Ladles' Embroidered
handkerchiefs, former price from 1C
to 25c, Saturday your choice for 10c.
25c. Leather belts for lCc.
Children's Leather Chatelaln bags. 10c.
Ladies' 12c. Cotton Hose Sc.
Ladles' 25c. Cotton Hose 17c.
Gents' 25c. Cotton Hose 18c.
Ladies' 25c. Wool 21c.
Misses' 25c, Wool 19c,
Misses' 25c. Cotton 17c.
Ladles' White EOc. Underwear 29c.
12V4c. Saxony yarn, Hllghtly soiled.. 4c.
Very best Saxony Yarn Cc.
Very best Germantown 9c.
Black Wool Fascinators 13c.
35c. Infants' Knit Jackets lCc.
75c. Infunts' Knit Jackets 25c.
$1,00 Embroidered Lace Collars.. ..25c.
Muars &. Hagen.
CANNED GOODS SALE.
Sugar Corn, 4c. can, 45c. dozen;
worth 10c. can.
Fancy Early Juno Peas, 10c. can,
$1 dozen; were sold 20c.
Fancy Small Sugar Peas, 17.; $2
dozen, Hegular price, 25c.
Fancy Tomatoes, 10c; $1.15 dozen;
French Kidney Beans, 10c; 3 for
Fancy Fresh Green Limas, 15c;
Hazard's Little Jem Corn, 10c;
Shrlver Fancy Corn, 15c.; was 20c.
E. a. COUHSEN,
Whole and Hetail.
Headquarters for Valentines at J. D.
Williams & Hro., 312 and 314 Lack'a,
Great bargains in hair switches at
Konecny's, half dresser, 317,Lacka. ave.
$1 II l!
TWENTY ROUND, MILL
AT MUSIC HALL
Joe Bernstein of New York', Bests Dan
McMahon, of Philadelphia.
WAS FOR QL00D AND A $300 PURSE
'l' he Snorts Declared Ii Wns the Host
Hattlu Hvor Su'en Hero anil Tluit
There Wns riyhtliig Knoiigh mid to
Snro--T!io Only Fitiilt-Fiiiiliui:
Was with the Decision, Which Many
Thought Wns Erratic-Should JItive
Uceu Declared n Draw, the
After n long- line of lamentable lizzies,
Scranton admirers of the llstlc art last
night enjoyed a rattling good mill. It
took place at Music hall under the
auspices of the Excelsior Athletic club
und was witnessed by about three hun
dred sports, who paid a dollar apiece to
The fighters were Joe Bernstein, of
New York, and Danny McMahon, of
Philadelphia, one hundred and twenty
two pound men with national reputa
tions. Bernstein has been fighting for
three years befoie the athletic clubs in
and around Now York and was never
defeated but once and that was, It is
claimed, on a iluke. McMahon is the
best man ot his class around Philadel
phia and last Monday night won the
battle of his life by defeating Aus
tralian Billy Smith.
It was a twenty-round go.MarquIs of
Queensbury rules, with " six-ounce
gloves, for a purse of $200. Bernstein
got the decision but the crowd evi
denced that it would have been better
satisfied had it been declared a draw.
There was a preliminary three-round
bout between Toby Gardner and Paddy
Durkin, trainer of the 'Excelsiors, which
wns declared a draw, after which John
J. Dm kin, president of The club, made
the announcement that Joo McNally
had been chosen referee and James J.
Coleman, Slg Cohen and Jolin Kennedy
timekeepers. The principals then came
on with their seconds and were pho
tographed by DeWltt. "Dolly" Lyons,
the champion bantam weight of Ameri
ca, Vic Whitman, of New York and
Larry Ketrlck looke'd after Bernstein.
Hugh Kennedy, of Philadelphia and
Walter Schllchter, of the Philadelphia
Item, went into McMahon's corner.
Both men wore in the pink of condition
and were as evenly matched to all
outwnid appearances as two fighters
could possibly be.
BEGINNING OF FIGHT.
Time was called at 9.45 o'clock. The
men came u:i to the scratch with a
bound and began business directly.
THE BLOW THAT
U'ONS DJ0 SOME
Both evidently Intended to rush matters
from the beginning for theie was no
preliminary sparring and ineasuiing,
both being anxious to mix up right
away. After they had had a lively two
minutes of givo and take with four
clinches, they began to have a little
more respect for each other and played
more cautiously for some time. Bern
stein fought fiom the center of the
stage all the time, McMahon doing the
most of the leading, Bernstein confin
ing Ills leads almost entirely to right
hand upper cuts after n feint for the
head with the left. He would get Mc
Mahon In a corner and when the latter
would make a rush to get out, Bernstein
would invariably drop low and allow
McMahon to go over his back, tossing
him heavily in this fashion several
This continuous use of the shoulder
however did not seem to effect the
doughty little Phlladelphlan's wind in
the least, but once or twice after being
tVirled In the air he came up a little
dizzy and as may be believed very
much mad. Bernstein's ducking was
the feature of his fighting. He either
escaped the blow entirely and tumbled
his opponent over his shoulder or else
got In so close that the blow would
over-reach and land on his back. Mc
Mahon's forte was his punching rather
than his ducking. When he did go un
der he was content if he escaped with
a thump on the top of the head and a
clinch. He v. us however the better hit
ter of the two landing cleaner blows
oftener and better than his opponent
and leading three times to the other
Honors were even In the first and
second lounds, both men sailing in
hammer and tones fashion and each
occasionally landing a clean out swing
or cut which would have meant sleep
were they bigger men. In the third
round Bernstein got McMahon on the
run and kept him oh the defensive. In
a vicious exchange of swings in the
center of the ling, Bernstein drew first
blood from McMahon's nose.
M'MAHON WAS ANXIOUS.
From this time on Bernstein would
come up each time spry and cool while
McMahon seemed Just a little flustered
and anxious. McMahon kept on doing
the leading and trying for a knock-out
with a swing. Bernstein never hesL
tated to fight when his opponent
started the play and In almost every
exchange got In the last blow. His
favorite scheme was to slowly edge
McMahon into a corner or against the
ropes and If an opening presented Itself
send In a right-hand uppercut, or as
described before duck and use his shoul
der. He -was McMahon's superior on
In-fighting atid the latter was not
slow to recognize It for after the sixth
round he carefully avoided short arm
encounters. He also seemed to bo
stronger than McMahon as he fre
quently pushed him against the ropes
and dumped him Into a corner when
they got Into a clinch.
McMahon had the best of the sixth,
seventh and eight rounds, landing clean
and hard several times in each round
and escaping with short arm Jabs which
did not do any harm.
In the ninth round neither man had
the advantage. In the tenth Bernstein
showed a desire to bring things to a
Cjcl-f Hg "
finish nnd started Into do some leading
keeping It up for two rounds. Mc
Mahon seemed to be losing a little of
his aggressiveness and for three lounds
Bernstein forced matter. Several times
lie got McMahon's head In chancery
and tried to Jab him out, but McMahon
succeeded each time In protecting his
chin. The fourteenth round saw Mc
Mahon doing must of the dodging and
Bernstein trying full arm blows. In
the fifteenth McMnhon landed a clean
left hand swing on the right Jaw but
it did nflt do any more damage than to
make Bernstein groggy for tile remain
der of the round. From the sixteenth
to the twentieth round the men went
at each other in the most vicious man
ner, disregarding their guard In tt reck
less way and swinging, hooking nnd
upper cutting nlmost continuously.
It was any man's light when they
shook hands for the twentieth round.
THKKE VALUABLE MINUTES.
In three minutes one or the other of
them would be three hundred dollais
richer. Their work just then was
worth $100 a minute. Bernstein landed
a lucky right upper cut. This gave him
confidence and made McMahon a trllle
weak. He followed It up with short
punches. Then McMnhon rallied and
the men came together with terrific
force In the several fierce lushes. Nei
ther wnvered. Both then stntted up
per cutting and the round wound up
with a pretty straight punch from Mc
Mahon which landed on Bernstein's
Heferee McNally without any delay
declared Bernstein the winner. The
crowd was surprised, but knowing Joe
to be a good fellow and strictly honest
it did not make nny hostile demonstra
tion further than to shout "draw,"
"draw" to let McMahon know it did not
agree with the finding' of the referee.
McMahon also lost $25 of his own
money by reason of being one minute
late in wolghlng-in. The men put up
a forfeit of $50 each to be on hand
at the Excelsior club at 3.30 yesterday
afternoon to welgh-ln. Owing to rail
road delays McMuhon did not arrive
until 3.31. Bernstein demanded the
forfeit and It had .to be given him. He,
however, compromised by taking half
in consideration of the fact that It was
no fault of McMahon's that he was not
POLLING PLACES CHANGED.
Throe of Them Moved Ycstcrdny by
Orders of Court.
By orders of court handed down yes
terday, the polling place of the West
district of Lackawanna township was
transferred from its present location
to the house of Mdoslc Hose company,
No. 1; that of the Second district of
Fell township was moved to the town
hall, and in the Second district of the
Fifteenth ward, the booth was ordered
moved from the first lloor to the base
ment of the building, wherein it is now
In the Fourth district of the Third
THE 0NE THAT p,n
ward of Carbondale, William Matthews
was made majority Inspector to succeed
the inspector-elect Andrew Van Gor
der, who is a candidate for common
councilman, and Michael Brennan was
made minority inspector in place of
John Lewis, who is a candidate for
Only the Public Schools Generally
Observed tlio Kvunt.
There was no observation of Lin
coln's birthday In the city yesterday,
although an exception might be made
of the public schools. There were ex
ercises of some kind In all the buildings
pursuant to a suggestion by Superin
The superintendent recently ad
dressed to the principals a circular let
ter containing these suggestions: Es
says, "Boyhood of Lincoln," "Lincoln
the Lawyer," "Anecdotes of Lincoln,"
"An Inauguration;" declamations,
from first Inaugural address, from sec
ond Inaugural address, Gettysburg ad
dress; essay, pen picture of Lincoln;
declamations, "Lincoln's Place in His
tory," "The Emancipation Group"
(Whlttler); recitation, "O, Captain, My
'Captain" (Whitman), commemorativo
BAIL WAS NOT GOOD.
I.nngowski Could Furnish Xo Other
and a Commitment ns Issued.
Dnngel Langowski, the publisher of a
Polish weekly, who was arrested on a
charge of criminal libel, preferred by
Rev. Bronlslaw IwanowskI and given a
hearing by Alderman Millar Thursday
afternoon, Is having some difficulty in
furnishing the lequired $1,000 bail. He
was released on Thuisday evening on
ball, which afterwards proved to be of
an Insecure k,Ind. It was furnished by
a fellow countryman, who gave the
name of Norwiski.
Nontzksl, as his name appears In the
directory, has property on the South
Side valued at about $1,200 'but is en
cumbered to almost ith full value.
Langowski was unable to furnish oth
er bail and In default a commitment
was issued for him and placed in the
hands of a constable.
Having just received a very large
stock of Oriental Rugs, we will offer
some of our old stock at Just half their
regular prices. Come In and see the
bargains. Mlehaellan Bros, & Co., 121
s ft S.
314 Washington Avenue.
A w Hi n two
Foremost Apostl of Temperance
dorses Peioe's Oelery taipowl,
Francis Murphy, tho widest known
tempeiance advocate In the world, was
born sixty years ago In an humble cot
tage In Ireland. Ho Is the founder of
the "blue ribbon" and "Iron clad
pledge" movements. Air. Murphy and
Mr. Moody have recently been labor
ing together In some of the large cities,
How deeply they have entered into the
effeetlons of the country everyone
Five thousand people, have just signed
Mr. Murphy's temperance pledge iiU
Mr. Murphy Ii a great believer In
Pa I no's celety compound. For years
he lias been thoughtfully observing and
advising men for their bodily and spir
"A sound mind In a sound body"
has been the constant theme of this
Because of Its power of strengthening
and restoring the nerves and brain
Jalne's celery compound Is used today
In many such families ns that of Mr.
Murphy whore no other remedy would
be thought of for a moment.
Mr. Murphy writes to the Boston
Globe: "Pnlne's celery compound has
been used In my family with good ef
fect. It Is a splendid remedy."
The discoverer of this most success
EARLY MORNING FIRES.
One Destroyed the Dolnn Home in
Diiuiuore Vostcrday Morning.
There weie two early morning Dun
more fires yesterday, one destroying
the residence of Mr. Dolnn, on Qulncy
avenue, Dunmore, near the Scranton
city line, and the other slightly dam
aging the hardware store of William
Wheatcroft, on Blakely street.
The occupants of the Dolan house
barely had time to escape in scant at
tire at 2.4.ri o'clock, when the basement
was found to be completely enveloped
in llames. An alarm was rung from
box 41 nnd was followed by a general
alarm, which brought all the Dunmore
companies to the scene. The fire abat
ed only when the structure had been
reduced to ashes.
The building wns valued at $2,000,
and was only partially Insured.
The Hie in Wheatcroft's hardware
store was dlscoveied at 7.30 o'clock
and was followed by an alarm from
box 21. It was soon got under con
trol. The damage was slight, the
flnmes being extinguished by a bucket
brigade before the nrilval of the com
panies. John Stanton owns the build
ing. COLLEGE OF COMMERCE COTES.
A college journal will 'be Issued the
coming week. Watch for It.
Experts accountants, business men
and In fact all persons familiar with
tho different systems of bookkeeping
pronounce the Budget system the most
practical yet found. Come to the of
fice and judge for yourself of Its merits.
Miss Edith Williams was declared the
winner In the half hours' competitive
composition exercise on the subject,
"The Pyramids of Egypt." Corectness
of historical data, smoothness of dic
tion and general literary excellence
were the points of superiority. A
large number of the compositions were
Men Who Work Hnrd
Xocd Ilorsford's Acid Phosphntc.
Taken at bed-time it brings sound,
sweet sleep; quiets the nerves and
builds up brain tissue. It's good for
digestion too take a little after meals.
Ladies Rubber Boots $1,25,
worth $2.00; Misses rubber boots, $1.00,
worth $1.75; children's rubber boots,
90 cents, worth $1.C0 at the great bale
BANISTER SHOE COMPANY,
Cor. Lackawanna & Wyoming aves.
i. o. o. r.
Slocum Lodge, No. 9"c, will meet nt
their hall this (Saturday) afternoon at
one o'clock to attend the funeial of
our late brother, William Collins.
Benjamin Grllllths, N. G.
Attest: John II. Grube, Asst. Sec'y.
To Cure n Cold in One Day.
Take laxatlvo Bromo Quinine Tablets.
All druggists refund the money If It
falls to cure. 25c.
Young, but Up to Onto.
Jf you like our work, tell others; If
you don't, tell us. Soft button holes in
your 'collars. Crystal Laundry.
An elegant shoe, new, nobby and
neat. Every pair guaranteed for $2.50,
at the C Brothers, 603 Lack'a. ave.
Headquarters for Valentines at J. D.
Williams & Bro., 312 and 314 Lack'a.
ful of remedies, was no mere theorist.
Prof. Edward E. Phelps, M. ID., LL. D.,
of the Dartmouth Medical School had
accumulated the most absolutely con
vincing evidence of the remarkable
virtue of his ureat discovery, enough
to satisfy the most skeptically Inclined
person, before he offered Palne's celery
compound to his fellow practitioners
nnd to the world.
For absolute reliability In routing out
obstinate disorders from the system
there is nothing that at all resembles
or approaches It. Palne's celery com
pound should be taken by everyone
who Is trying to get ild of nerve or
blood diseases or a dlsordeied condition
of tho liver or kidneys.
Such evidences of an unhealthy con
dition ns those conlstant headaches,
melancholy, dyspepsia or constipation
inpidly disappear under the cleansing,
regulating action of Palne's celery
iDon't confound Palne's celery com
pound with the Ignoiant, catch-penny,
short-lived remedies sursaparillaPH,
nervines and tonics that bear as much
l'esemblnnce to Palne's celery com
pound ns the parasite vines do to the
oaks that they live on. Don't tnko
anything less than Palne's celery com
pound. Montrose liarnard's Residence.
Before leaving Scranton for his new
homo Mr. Bninard arranged with Real
Estate Agent W. T. Hackett regarding
tho disposition of his fine residence on
Qulncy avenue. Mr. Hackett, who Is
located nt 125 AVashlngton avenue,
Room 12, will be pleased to answer nil
questions relating to the said prop
erty. .Hen's Kubiiur Hoots,
only 7uc, formerly sold at $1.50, at tho
5 Brothers. A chance on the gold
watch given with every 25c. purchase,
four with a dollar purchase. Open late
Nay Auk Park Colliery, Canaran
A: Stakes, Coal Operators.
Egg, Store and Chestnut.
AT MINES, $2,00,
Colliery, Gibson St., Tenth ward.
Olllce, 136 Wyoming avenue. Strict
attention given to orders by mail.
BEST SEIS OF TEETH. $8,
Includtnc tlio painless oxtrnctlntf of
teotn by an entiiely now process,
S. C. SNYDER, D. D. S.,
3H Spruce St , Opp. Motel Jermyn.
REDUCED. MM REDUCED.
There is no necessity for this lack of coziness. We are
selling draperies at such reasonable prices that the most
economical can be accommodated.
PROPERTY IS BEING RUINED.
That Is tlio Complnitit John llochtold,
iiI'Mnlh Street, HlahcH.
John Bechtold, of 410 Tenth stroM,
has written the street commissioner
complaining of the sidewalk grading in
ft out of the adjoining property at No.
40S. The complainant alleges Hint the
adjoining sidewalk Is too low and per
mits wnter to lie ngnlnsl the foundation
walls of his building.
The property, he claims, Is being ruin
ed and Hint the city is liable to dam
ages. The Ktioet commissioner und
mayor are studjinir a way to remedy
- -o- .
Tho Drawing for the fi Urothcrs'
gold watch will- take place tomorrow
night (Satuulay) at 9.IS0. Tickets will
be given out until the last minute, one
with every 2,"c. purchnse and four with
a dollar purchnse. Be sure you have
a ticket on it, you may be the lucky
winner. C Bi others, G03 Lack'a. ave.
Hundreds of eager buyers are dally
taking ndvnntage of our closing out
sale about halt tisual price1. Harding's
Miss Cnrolyno "V. Dorsey, teacher of
elocution, oratoiy and dclsnrte, 510 Ad
Twining, optician 125 Penn avenue, In
Harris' drug store. Hours 9 a. m., 5
LAST REDUCTION SALE
Ot This Season's Millinery.
Tho prlcoi nro practically notlilnqr com
pared with tho Hplcndid quality of tlio Roods.
Aro you at all intorosted? Thosu oro tho
Only Sisty-threo to Offer You.
?J 00 Trimmed lints marked soe
SOU Trimmed Hats marked $i.oo
4.0(1 Trimmod Hats marked 1.50
6.00 Trimmed HntB marked 2.00
7.00 Trimmed Hats marked 3,75
A fow Nobhv Shapes co at just ouo-quartor
tho regular price.
No. 40 All Silk TnfTota, regular prico, 23c.
Salo Price, 13c. n yard.
132 WYOMING AVENUE.
In order to reduce our surplus
stock prior to our inventory we have
made a general reduction throughout
our establishments. Uelow are a
few of our great values:
112-pieco Dinner Set, latest
importation and design, at $6.25
UNAA1ELED COVERED PAIL
Western Washing Machine, $3,98
Wash Boiler, now at .73
No. 8 Solid Copper Tea Ket
tle, nlckol-plafed 89
At .t Cents Ulrd Seed, Ulrd Uravel
Solnner Piano Stands at the Head
AND J. W. (1UERNSEY Statula at the Head
In tho Music Hack. You can always got a
hotter bargain at his beautiful wareiooms
than at any other i.lnco in tho city.
Call and boo for j oursolt beforo buying,
205 Washington Avenue,
J. V. QUERNSEY.'Prop.
An SdeaS Home
Is incomplete without drape
ries. You may place the
handsomest furniture in a
rooni, paper its walls, and
omit the draperies at doors
and windows, and there is an
air of incompleteness about
406 Lackawanna Ave.
Opp. Wyoming House.
FOUR 4 FOUR
W. 11 BERRY.
And Cut Glass.
Great Reductions in All
Watches and Clocks Re
paired on short notice.
Our entire stock of
CL0TI1G, HATS AND
In both our stores, 112 Spi'llCC St.,
and 205 LacklUVlUlllil Ave,
will be closed out at
PRICES EXTRAORDINARILY LOW
to facilitate a speedy -wind-up
of our business.
KEEP OP THE
and putting down the price
upon tlicm is what we tire ever
striving to do. Wo have mado
a record in certain lines of
Complete with Shade or Globe,
from $1.08 to $.4U. These
are one of the many bargains
now at the
C. J. WEICHEL,
Mears Uldg, Cor. Wash, and Spruce St.
in i mm
Gas, Plumbing and
Electric Light Wiring.
HOT WATER HEATING
434 LACKAWANNA AVE,
A. E. ROGERS'
513 LACKAWANNA AJENUe.
Look at our $10 Gold Watches,
Warranted 15 Years.
213 Lackawanna Avenua.
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