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THE SCBANTON TRIBUNJE-SATURDAY MORNING. FEBRUARY 13, 1S5J7.
JOHN THOMAS ASSAULTED
Footpads Relieve a Well Known Young
Man of $1.37 No Clue to the Iden
tity of the Ruffians,
niBlitrcn-yonr-old John Thomas, of
1425 Wnsliliuin Btioot, wns nssaulted
and lobbod ot J1.37 at 1 o'clock yester
day morning while lmhsltiK down Uiom
ley avenue, near Washburn street, by
two men, who nie unknown at pieent.
Voiiiib Thomas was one of a pal ty of
young people, who paid a sutpilsc visit
Thursday night to AurusIus nyiion, of
Bromley avenue. He wuh letiunlng
fium the pnity and when nenr the cor
nerut Washburn stieet two men stepped
out of the shadow of trees cast by a
near-by aic light and as Thomas passed
he was asked for n "chew of tobacco"
Thomas leplled that he did not use the
stuff and he staited to walk on.
"What's your hurry!" ejaculated one
of the men, stopping the young fellow.
"I'm In no huriy," replied Thomas.
He had no sooner said It than
lie was thrown to the sidewalk. "What
do uu want," h asked. "We'll get
what we want," was the leply of the
rulllansns they pioceeded to go thiough
his pockets. Thomas stiuggled but It
only lesulted In lougher tieatment and
his ciles for help were stilled by the
fltigei.s of one of the lulllans on Thomas'
throat. After taking SI 37, all he had,
fiom the victim's pockets, the two fel
lows waited until Thomas, had entcied
his home on Washburn street; then
they went their way.
Thomas could not lecognbe his as
sailants If he saw them again. It was
dark, he says. One of the men was
big and fat, and buily. and both woie
daik clothing with del by hats Thomas'
patents tue Hi. and Mis,. Benjamin
Thomas, of Washburn stieet.
Tomoirow the Father Mathew so
ciety, of the West Side, will be
twenty-five yeais old and the prepara
tion for a suitable celebration or the
event, will culminate In a giand silver
Jubilee, beginning tomoirow with cer
Wees at St. Patiiek's chuich, and end
ing Monday night with a banquet and
social In St. David's hall. The celebia
tlon will be one of the most complete
of Its kind evei held on this side. The
society lias laid aside $1,000 to bo ex
pended on the banquet and the other
featuies. In fact, money cleaved but
a slight Incision In the nu.iiigement
of the affair. The society has 175
membeis dining Its quaitei of a een
tuiy of life .1,000 names have been at
tached to Its l oil lecoid and the
financial condition Is such that a pait
of the tteasuiy fund has been invested
in bonds. When the society wns oi
ganized In 1S72 theie were forty-live
membeis. The foima.tlon wns made in
an old school house on the Keyser val
ley, "back" road Ex-Judge W G.
Ward, who at that time was lecoider
in Major Meais' couit, called a special
bession of that now depaited body
simply for the puipose of granting a
charter to the oiganlzatlon. Judge
AVnid afteiwaul ua a staunch filend
of the society, helping it by speech mid
action. He, with Judge II. M. Ed
waids, who also Is held In obligation
by the membeis, will be guests 'at the
nnnlversaiy banquet. 'At the sei vices
tomoriow at St. Patiiek's chuich a ser
mon will be dellveied by a Passlonist
father fiom Philadelphia. Monday
night the banquet will begin at
8 o'clock in St. David's hall. Plates
will be laid foi four bundled
guests, each member of the society
bilnglng a filend, besides the special
Imitations and the membeis of the
Catholic cleigy, who aie invited gen
eially. M. J. Kelley will be cateier.
The piesldent of the society, J. C.
Gallagher, who has been elected to the
office twenty-seven distinct times, will
be aoastmaster of the post-piandlal
programme. The toasts and theli
spongers aie: Toastmastei's addies,
J. C. Gallagher; "America," City
Treasurer C. G. Boland; "The Day We
Celebrate," H. C. Gallagher; "The
Chuich and Tempeiance," by the
cleigy; "Ireland and Father Mathew,'
by the cleigy; "The Piess," Impromp
tu; "The Ladies," M. S. Lavello; "Ca
det Societies," Charles'Canavan. Dur
ing the time of prepaintlon for dancing
the guests will repair to the social
looms of St. Leo's battalion, on the
lower floor, wneie an impiomptu pro
giamme will be carried out. M, S. La
velle, vlce-piesldent of the society, will
pieslde. Lawrence's orchestia of twen
ty pieces will furnish music timing the
entile two days' celebiatlon.
The entertainment and social given
last evening In Mears' hall by the Sons
of Veterans, Lieutenant Ezia S. Grlllln
camp No. 8, In commemoration of the
birthday of Lincoln was attended by a
house full of people. John T. Howe,
alderman of the Seventeenth waid, was
the piesidlng olilcer. The enteitain
inent included a lecltatlon by Miss Jes
sie Tuinbull, a young lady who has a
decided dramatic talent. Otheison the
programme weie Chailes Cadugan, who
recited pleasingly; Will and Hany
Butler, mandolin and guitar playeis,
J. Archie Jones, who declaimed "Our
Flag," and Emerson D. Owen. The
Hampton Stieet Methodist Episcopal
church choir and the Camp 8 quintette
also paulelpated. M. L. Wage lead
Lincoln's Gettysburg addiess. Dancing
followed. Mis. Agnes Mallott playing
At No. 32 school, Professor II. L.
Morgan principal, yesterday afternoon,
the following was the nxogramme: Es
says on Lincoln Boyhood, manhood;
as statesman, oiator and piesldent,
graphically described by Gordon Evans,
Martha Moore, Katie James, Albeit
Busch, Frank Fellows and others. Noi
nia Williams lecited "The Hand of Lin
coln" In good style; Edna Lewis, "The
Emancipation Gioup," which was well
rendeied; Susie Mai kvvick, "O, Captain!
My Captain!" tecond lnauguial addiess
by Judson Hlninan, was veiy line; Mar
tin O'Noll gave the Gettysbuig speech;
Lulu Fellows lecited In very natuial
manner, "Pat's Confederate Pig." Pu
pils fiom tho Misses Vaughan, Davis,
O'Connor nnd Maghran's looms sang
nnd lecited several selections, and all
highly appreciated by tho laige audi
ence present. Pupils of Miss Watklns'
loom with the pupils of Misses Murgarot
and Kate Servls held like exeicises and
all did ci editable vvoik.
At No. 11 school a largo assemblage
of friends listened to exercises In Ptln
cipal James R, Hughes' room. The pio
firatnme minted in yesterday's Tribune
v ns carried out In Its entirety.
MUCH INTEREST SHOWN.
"ho revival services at th'e Simpson
" hrdist Episcopal church havedrawn
'i-;e rongiegatlons nightly and gieat
I rest Is being manifested. The pas-
r, Rev. J, B. Sweet, has been assist-
ed during the week by Bev. L. W.
Beck, D. V., and Frank W. Bear-hll,
the earnest and ta!enUd secietaty ot
the Ballroad Young Men's Clnlstlan
association. Already a goodly number
have sought the "New I-lfe" and de
claied their Intention to live "Godly,
soberly and righteously In this present
life. The church' Is greatly encouraged
and Its members are zealously laboring
together for the promotion of Its com
mon lntetosts. Theie will be meetings
each evening of this coming week, Sat
uiday evening excluded.
LT3AOUE HOLDS A MEETING.
The West Side Bepubllcan league mot
last evening and the names of seven
candidates for membership was sub
mitted. Biesldent W. O. Phillips was In
the chair. Buslnebs pertaining to the
Internal workings of the oiganlzatlon
was tieuted upon.
NOTES AND PERSONALS.
At the Welsh Philosophical society
this evening Miss Can to Ilaitley, a mis
sionary fiom Madura, Southern India,
will talk on that Interesting countiy
and Its people. The public, especially
the ladles, aie Invited to attend.
Rev. Thomas de Oiuchy, pastor of the
Jackson Stieet Baptist chuich, who
has been' confined to his home with a
heavy cold for the past tluee days, has
lecoveied and will occupy his pulpit to
mouow. His topic for the morning
will be "Neutrality Impossible," topic
for the evening, "Selfishness the Pel II
of the Chut eh." The Loid's supper will
be obset ved after the evening sennou.
Mr. Evan Evans, of Deckel's couit,
who has been seiiously ill for the past
two weeks, Is convalescing.
The funeinl of Reta, the G-year-old
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fredeilck
Davis, of fi03 North Sumner avenue, w 111
take place this afternoon at U o'clock.
Intel ment In Washburn stieet ceme
Wo laundry stiff collars with soft
button holes. Crystal Laundry.
Mis. John Caw ley, of Lafayette
stieet, was stilcken with painlysls
early last evening and her condition Is
said to be serious.
A committee fiom Lodse 301, Sons of
St. Geoige, waited on Dliector W. A.
Paine yesterduy moinlng and thiough
him presented the West Side hospital
with a check foi $50.
John Moian, one of the oldest cltl
zents of the North Eastern district of
Lackawanna township, announces him
self as a candidate for the olllco of su
peivlsoi of the distilct.
Mis. Aiultew A. Robertson, of Noi th
Rebeccn avenue, w 111 spend the next
two weeks with her daughters, Mis.
William Dempbter and Mrs. T. M. Lan
man, of Philadelphia.
Choice cut (lowers and flower de
signs, at Palmer & McDonalds, nil
The funeinl of the late William Rlch
aidb will take place this afternoon at 2
o'clock fiom the Fltst Welsh Congie
gational chuich. Interment will be
made in Waslibmn stieet cemeteiy.
P. F. McCoy, vice piesldent of the
Scranton Catholic Total Abstinence
union, will lectin e on the tempeiance
question this evening befoio the so
ciety at Claik's Gieen.
A "home tialner" has been placed In
the looms of the West Side wheelmen.
Mis. Renshaw, of Newaik, N. J., Is
visiting Mr. nnd Mis. A. B. Renshaw,
of Noith Main avenue.
Tickets foi the concert to bo given
Thuisday evening for the benefit of the
West Side hospital under the direction
of Miss Maigaiet GIbbs can be pur
chased at any West Side diug stole.
Dr. E. Y. Harrison, Dentist, Mears
Hall. 113 S. Main avenue.
"A plain tea" by the Ladles' guild of
St. David's Episcopal chinch Sunday
school w 111 be held on the evening of
The latest and best styles. Roberts,
126 North Maine.
Woht Side Business Director).
HARRIET J. DAVIS. rLORIST.-Cut
flowers and funeral designs a specialty;
104 South Main avenue; two doors from
MORGAN'S PHARMACY, 101 N. MAIN
avenue. Physicians' prescriptions care
fully prepared from wananted pure
drugs and chemicals. A fine assortment
of tiusses, fine stationery blank books,
varnish stains, mKeil paints or fancy
work, artists' matetlals. window glass,
wall paper and plctuie moulding. Clerk
at store all houis of night.
SECOND HAND FURNITURE-Cash for
anything you have to sell. Furniture.
Stoves, Tools, etc. Call and see the
stock of J. C. King, 701 to 709 West Lack
The funeral of William Collins, a well
known and highly lespected person of the
West Side, will take place this afternoon
fiom the lesldence of his daughter, Mis.
William Roberts, of Lafajette stieet. The
illness of Mr. Collins was of but shoit
duration of pneumonia, lasting only a few
days. Ho was a native of Wales and W
veais of age. The deceased was a member
of Rzia Grlflln post, Giand Aimy of tho
Republic, and Slocum lodge, Independent
Oilier of Odd Fellows, The funeral sei vice
will be held at the Scianton Stieet Bap
tist chuich. Inteiment In tho Washbuin
Mrs. Mnhala Whltaker, aged 81 yeais,
died Thursday at her home, on Academy
stieet, Wilkes-Bane. Mrs Whltaker was
a lineal descendent of Biltlsh nobility.
her gieat-gr.uulfather being Captain John
Kvans, who was sent to this countiy by
tho English government during the
Piench and Indian wai. and who Is bailed
at Timkhannock, She Is auivlved by live
gianuehlldieli Mis. U. L trantz, A. 13,
II. F. and Miss Josephine Men ell, of
Wllkes-Bane, and Mis. Oilando C)3ter
hout, of Hazleton. The funeial will bo
John D. Edwards, one of the oldest ies.
dents of the Ridge, In Archbald uoiough,
died yesteiday moinlng. Mr. Edvvauls
had been 111 for a long time and had been
unable to woik for soveial yeais. He
camo to this boiough about twenty-live
yeais ago nnd has continually lived heio
since. He Is suivived by his wife and a
grown-up family. The funeial airange
ments we'ionot completed at tills wilting.
Mr. Edwaids was one of the most reputa
ble citizens of tho West End and he was
well and widely known.
Freeman Tlngley, who died Thursday at
his home, In Hatfotd, Susuqehanna coun
ty, at tho age of 8S yeais. Death was duo
to his advanced yeais more than to any
thing else. Deceased was a man ot noble
character and was loved by all who knew
him. He had been n deacon In tho liaptlat
church for sixty years. Three sons iinJ
thieedaughteis suivivehlm. The funeial
will be held Sunday at 2 o'uloek p. m. In
terment will be made In the Tower ceme
tery. Mrs. Norman E. Stone, of Scott, died
on the afternoon of Feb. 10, leaving a hus
band nnd s child) en to mourn her loss.
Funeral at tho house on Feb. 12 at 2 o'clock
Mrs. Charles Bailey died at her home,
In North Ablngton, Thuisdiy moinlng.
Tho funeral services will be conducted at
her home today at 1 p. m,
Henry S. Weaver, one of tho best known
citizens of Allentovvn. died suddenly
Thursday morning. Mr. Wea vol's uge
v.as t)3 years.
To Cure 11 Cold in Ono Day.
Take laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets.
All druggists refund tho money 1C It
falls to cure. 25 cents.
llurgess Dan Powell.
TreaBiirei Louis Etiglc.
Tax Collector William E. Correll.
Counclhnen C. S. Weber and William
School Dlroctois M, K. Kellum and Jer
Street Commissioner George Jackson.
Auditors Harry Winters and II. F. Mur
shnll. Justice ot the Poace A. A. Krotzor.
Harry II. Winters, the Republican can
didate for auditor for three years, Is ono
of Dunmoie's most prominent young
men. Mr. Winters was born nnd nilseil
In Dunmoie, and lias an extensive ac
quaintance with all classes of people. Ills
qualifications for this olllco are unques-
HARRY II. WINTERS,
Republican Candidate for Auditor for
Thiee Yeats' Term
tloned. He is known fiom one end of the
town to the other, and Is fully entitled to
the office he Is now seeking. He has
been u stialght-out Republican all his lite
and In him tho people of Dunmore will
lulve an audltoi of whom they may well
feel pioild. He la connected with several
fiatemul organizations and Is vice-president
of the Dunmoie Electric Light, Heat
and Power company.
Thieves enteied the chicken coop ot
William Jeff icy, of Clay avenue, Thurs
day night, and stole several of Us In
mates. It would have been wiser had
these nocturnal marauders chosen a bet
ter evening, for the Imprints, which they
were kind enough to leave behind, have
led to their detection.
Miss Maigaret Heller, of Carbomlnle,
who has been the guest of Miss Plana
Weber, of lllakely stieet, foi the past few
days, has letuined home.
Miss Jane Hendeison has ictutned to
lialtlmoie, Mil., aftel n shoit visit with
Rev. and Mrs. 12. J. Haughton, of St.
An alaim fiom bov 21 brought out the
flic compunles to a slight blaze which oc
cuired In the tlnshop occupied by William
Wlieatcioft, of Blakely street, yesterday
moinlng. Their sei vices were not nec
cessaiy, as the lit o had been extinguished
previous to theit niiival.
The Loyal Tempeiance Legion gave a
creditable entertainment In Boyle's han
last evening which was thoioughly en
joyed by all piesent. The following pio
giumme was lendeied: Piano duet, .Misses
Mao Simpson and Alice Coriell; recitation,
Miss Jennie Eden; solo, Miss Bther Col
tei ; lecltatlon, Garfield Angwln; selec
tion, Dunmoie Ladles' quaitette; recita
tion, Miss Mnme Kellar; comic dialect re
citation, Edvvnid Mltteei; olo, Udwaid
Swartz; lecltatlon, Miss Annie Mead; se
lection, male quaitette; solo, Annie
Hammeis; vocal duet, Misses Edith and
Annie Cionk, solo, Ida May Eden; vocal
duet, Misses Phoebe Bngleit and Theresa
Cook; recitation, Miss Annie Young; reci
tation, B. J. Kelly; lecltatlon, Miss Mlda
The council held an adjourned meeting
In the borough building last night. -Mr.
Medvvay acted as choliman, pio tern. All
membeis, with the exception of Haggerty,
weio piesent. An oidlnanco granting the
Central Pennsylvania Telephone company
peimlsslon to place poles and spring wires
thioughout the stieets and alleys of the
borough, passed third and final reading.
An ordinance allowing the People's Street
Railway compunv of Lackawanna county
tho pilvilego of expending theli line
thrqugh certain stieets of the borough
passed thiid and final reading. The boi
ough engineer leported the completion of
the plans for the piopgsed sewer and sub
mitted same to the examination of the
council. No action was taken on this
mattei, which Is to be left over until the
ntxt regular meeting night.
Renjamln Jeffiey was tendoied a most
enjoyable pai ty last night at his home,
on Clay avenue, by a large number ct
his friends. The event was to celebiate
his nineteenth birthday nnd a thoioughly
enjoyable evening was spent.
The Ladles' Aid society of the Dudley
Stieet Raptlst chinch will seivo a sup
pei In the church parlors Tuesday even
ing. Mrs Louise Rounds, state piesldent of
the Women's Clnlstlan Temperance union
of Illinois, will deliver an address in the
Methodist Episcopal chuich tomorrow
An address vv ill be given to tho membeis
of the Loyal Temperance Legion on Sat
in day evening, Teh. 13. at their usual
place of meeting by Mrs. Olive Pond
Amies, state leeordlng seeietaiy of the
Women's Christian Tempeiance union. An
Invitation Is extended to all who aie In
terested In tempeiance work to be pres
ent. The newly organized Women's Christian
Tempeiance union meet In the Sabbath
school loom of the Dunmoie Methodist
Episcopal chuich. Although It has been
In existence less than two months, It
numbeis about thirty membeis and holds
a meeting every Friday afternoon, which
aio both Intel eating and piolltable.
Yesteiday moinlng the memoiy
Abiaham Lincoln was honoied in
highly commendable manner In No.
s-ehool The exutclses weie uunnged and
lendeied by Iiofeksoi J. R. O'.Malley,
principal, and the pupils of tin- gi animal'
giade. Tho building was elaboiately dee
oiated, display lug patilotism evoiywheie.
The following piogiainme was executed
with an eate und skill, resulting hugely
fiom the cat ef ul guidance of their hard
woiking teacher: Opening song, "Amerl
eu," school; extiacts fiom Lincoln's
speeches nnd messages, members of tho
school, etiaets fiom payings about Lin
coln, membeis of the school, lecltatlon,
Theiesa McGulgani Lincoln's speech at
Gettysbuig In 1S0J, Patilck Plaheity;
nong, "Star-Spangle Hannei," school,
eshay, "Uoyhood of Lincoln," Agnes Do
lan; lecltatlon, "To the Hplilt of Abiaham
Lincoln," Julia Mcllalo, song, "Hall Co
lumbia," school, tecitatlon, "One of the
People," Geitrudo O'Haia; composition,
"Lincoln's Political Life," James Tobln;
lecltatlon, "O Captain, My Captain,'
Alice Dalton; Instrumental solo, Kit Mc
Iirland; esay, "Lincoln as Piesldent,"
Maiy .McDonald; vocal solo, Theiea Mc
Gulgan; lecltatlon, Mnv llumikk;, Instru
mental y solo, Anna McCoy. Geitrude
O'Hura was accompanist
A delightful social was held Thursday
evening at tho homes of Mr. and Mrs.
O. A. Row eis and Mr. and Mrs. R. V.
Jones, of littston avenue. The event vvus
given by Mis. McConnell's class of the
Rim Paik church Sunday school. Tho
houses weie tastefully decorated nnd the
occasion was veiy enjoyable. Music vvus
furnished by tho Rllto orchestra. In the
early evening an Impiomptu progrummo
was ai ranged by the host, consisting of
singing, lecltatlons and Instrumental so
los. Afterward refieshmenta were served
and then a variety of games afforded
amusement for the gatheilng until a late
hour, when tho guests departed, Tho foi
lowing were present: Mr. nnd Mrs. J,
W. McConnell, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Mc
Connell, Mr, und Mis. Wulter McConnell,
Mr. nnd Mrs. Phillips, Mrs. Wlllard, Mrs.
llowcrs, Misses Lizzie Jenkins, Margatet
Jenkins Ella Hancock, Edith Jones,
Ueseiivvlml, Phillips, Davis, .Margaret Da
vis, Stella Urynell, HqpsIc Myeis, Mabe
lloweis, Shaw, lliintz, Lottie Shea, 1 hu
lls, Hancock, .Maggie Youngs, Lizzie Mor
gcii, Florence Seward, Nellie Sevvnrd,
-Mary James, Uesslc Jones, Edith Jonc,
Gvvlnnla Jones, Mary Annette Harris,
Battle Jones, Cora Turner, Elslo Ed
wardH, Coreless, Alice Sweet, Holmes,
Messrs, Walter McConnoll, Anbury, A. 10.
Sherman, J. Devlne, J. Shopland, II, Will
iams, H. Howe, of Ohio; John Gibbons,
James Tuhllt, Mlity D. M. Davis, W. A.
Robci ts, diaries A. Kuestor, Fred Jones,
Edwin Jones, Ezra Davis, Frank ltlcli
nids, J. Rosenbauni, Fred F. Huntz,
Charles Povvilc, Frank wlllard, lldvvanls,
Fieeman, William Grllliths, Okell, Howe,
Louis Gcschwliult, Moigan Jones, Frantz,
Wo laundry stiff collars with soft button
holes. Crystal Laundry.
The second team of the Anthiaclte Ath
letic club suffered defeat at the hnndH ot
the St. John's team In u game of basket
ball played In the latter's hall Thursday
night. The score was A to 2.
A. F. Hoffmann, a popular boy of tho
South Side, was awaided a handsome gold
medal, which he won In the Young Sports'
popuhulty contest of last week. Tim
medal was awarded to him by the Young
Sports Publishing company of New Yoik
city mid Is of a beautiful design.
Miss Lizzie Smith and Mrs. Smallcombe,
of Yntesvllle, aie visiting Mis. Uillllths
at her home, on Fig stieet.
William Raskins had his foot badly
eruhed by a fall of rock while at work In
Meadow IJrook colliery Thursday.
The Patilotlc Older Tiue Americans
will meet tonight hi Stons' Hall
The Knights of the Mystic Chain will
hold a meeting tonight
Choice cut flowers und flower designs
at Palmer & McDonald's, G44 Spruce. '
Git MUX RIDGE.
A. D. Paiker, of Capouse avenue, left
this week for Uiooklyn, N. Y where he
will spend the next sK months visiting
E. S. Pratt, of Gieen Ridge street, is In
Elmha on bus'ness.
The Junior Epwoith league of the As
bury Methodist Episcopal chuich will hold
x social In the church parlors on Monday
evening. A good time Is anticipated.
Mrs. H. T. Jayne, of Green Ridge stieet,
has been called to Carbondalo on account
of the severe Illness of her sister.
At the Baptist church tomoriow the
Rev. W. J. Ford will pleach in the morn
ing on "Tiuo Nelghboillness," and in the
evening his subject will be "Guilty or Not
Guilty." Sei vices at 10 3J a. m. and 7.30
p. m. All are welcome.
A lecture on psy chology vv HI be dellv ei ed
at the library next Tuesday evening by
Rev. D. J. MacGoldrlck. Subject. "What
We Think." An orchestia, consisting or
ladles, will furnish music.
George Atkins, of Sundeison avenue, left
Thtusday for New Yoik city. He expects
to leturn today.
Mis. Severance has rctursed to her
home at Lenowille after spending a Tew
days with her sister, Mis. Emery Hat
dlng, of Fordham stieet.
Mis. Cole, of Rendham, spent Thursday
with Mi's. E. D. Drant.
The funeral of Thomas V. Scrthlll, whose
death was announced in The Tribune a
few days ago, took place yesteiday moin
inir. A high mass of lequlem was celebrat
ed at 10 o'clock in Holy Rosaiy church
by Rev. J. J. O'Toole. Inteiment was
made In Hyde Paik Catholic cemetery.
There was a meeting: of the Maiquette
council, No 423, Young Men's Institute,
Joseph GllKallon, aged 3 yeais, of Den
nett stieet, Is dangeiously 111 with pneu
monia, Mrs. William Hopkins, of Clover street,
Is lapldly leeovetlng.
Andiuw McGuiIn, of West Market
street, who was Injured In the Mud Run
dlaster und who hub never fully recov
ered fiom his Injiules, Is dangeiously ill.
Mrs. Michael Kelley, of Clover stieet,
Mrs. Michael Healey, of West Maiket
stieet, Is visiting In Pleasant Valley.
Tiaiik Knight, of We3t Muiket stieet,
Is on the sick list.
Miss Nellie Burns, of Noith Main ave
nue, Is the guest of fi lends at Qeai Creek.
Mrs. Robert Campbell Is confined to her
home with Illness.
The St. Joseph's society will meet at
theli hall Sunday afternoon at 2 SO o'clock.
The downfall of the beautiful did not
keep the political heelers from putting In
an nppeaiance yesteiday.
Thomas Dulfy, the 'well-known nlmrod,
bafged a giey fox at Green Run Thurs
day. Tom reports the much coveted spe
cies plentiful In that locality.
The baekeis of Mai tin Mongan, the wing
shot, aie ai tanging a match with Charley
Webb, the No. i marksman for St. Pat
The Minooka. Gun club will conduct a
sweepstako shoot on Peb. 22.
Street car ti attic was very irregular
yesteiday owing to blockade of snow.
VICTIM OF THE STORM.
lira. I. cm nti Mel alio, lllinded br
Snovv,Is Run Over und Killed.
John McCabe, a Delaware, Lackawan
na and Western brakeman, aRed about
35 yeais, was killed at Stioudsburg yes
teiday. Ho was sent back to tlnti an
oncoming train which killed him. He
tlaggf d the train but on account of the
storm It Is supposed, misjudged the dis
tance of the train and was tun over.
McCabe was unman led. Ills rarents
loslde on the West Side. Until lecently
he boaided on Lafrkavvannn. avenue.
Ills body was bi ought to Sciunton last
evening and vva,s lecelved at Cusiek's
undei taking establishment.
FIRE IN CHICAGO.
Tho Loss on One of Two IluildiiiKS
Ruined Is Qli)0,OUO.
Chicago, Feb 12. At 1 o'clock this
morning Hie bioke out in the four-story
Illicit building at No. 17 Madison stieet,
occupied by George P. Foster, Son &
Co., dealeis In lesralla, unitoinis, etc.
The buUdlus was eutliely binned out,
at a loss of about J'0 000 to Its owneis,
and entailing n loss of fCO.OOO on Foster,
Son ,S: Co.
Tho flames spread to the six-story
building adjoining the Foster building
on the Eiut, occupied bv Poweis &
o'Ri len, ialoon keepeis. Their los3 will
be hea y.
LusiisciikmU Closes Todny.
"La Helle Russe" nnd the "Fatal Er
ror" weie pioduced yesterday afternoon
nnd evening at the Ftotlilnghum by the
Floy Ciowell company. This afternoon
the "Fatal Huoi" will nsjain be pio
duced and tonight the engagement v 111
close with the presentation of "Dan
geis. of a Oieat City."
Died Irom His Injuries.
John Wnshell, who was badly Injured
at Clnik'ii Summit Thuifcday, while try
ing to get 011 n moving tialn of cais
on the Delavvaie, Lackavvnnnn and
Western lallioad, died at 7 o'clock last
evening at the Lackawanna hospital.
Ills body has not yet been claimed b
his relatives and lies in the morgue at
Sciutic! Itliuumntibiii Cured,
li. "Wagner, wholesale druggist, Rich
mond, Va., says "I had a fearful
attack of Sciatic Rheumatism, was laid
up almost two months; was foitunato
enough to get Mystic Cuie for Rheuma
tism. This cured mo after doctors
piescrlptlons had failed to have any
effect. I have also heuid of line lesults
fiom otheis who have used it."
Tu He Held at
TUESDAY, MAY 11, 1SD7,
Under the Auspices of the
No. 1. CHORUS "Teyrnasoedd
Y Ddaear" In Welsh or
English. (73 to 100 voices).
J. A. Lloyd $200 $75
To each unsuccessful
No. 2. MALE CHORUS-"Tho
Pilgrims' Chorus." (.15 to
4i voices). Dr. Josepn
No. 3. CHURCH CIIOIU "The
Loid's Prayer." (25 to
35 voices). I). Piotheioe..
Note For church choirs
only and each choir that
enters In this contest
must enter as the rep
resentative of a church.
No. 4. CHILDREN'S CHOlR-
"As You Go."
Woids bv Giant C. 'ful
ler music by I. II. Meie
0! tli Leader ami mem
beis ot choir not to be
o ei 10 yeai s of age. Tea
udult tenots ami bassos
allowed Each eholi.to
sing thiee stanzas,
choi us to be sung by the
ohlldien onlv. Edch
leader to receive $3 00.
Pilzo donated by Clarko
No. 5. QUARTETTE. MIXED
VOICES "Tell. Me Thou
Pietty Bee." D. Proth-
Donated by C. E. Pry or.
No. C. SOPRANO SOLO-"Ollt
of the Deep." Key of
D-lfat. T. J. Davies $0.00 $3 00
Donated by Mori is
CONTRALTO SOLO -"Incense
of the Moin
lng." O. L. Caiter $0.00 $3 00
Donated by Iioyie Ic
8. TENOR SOLO "Dream
Thee of a Day." W. T.
SG 00 $3 00
by the Sam-
9. RARITONR SOLO-"The
Raft." Key of U Mlnoi.
Iinsutl $0.00 $3 00
Donated by V ade M.
No. 10. PIANO SOLO-"Pastoral
No. 1 In K. Minor." Con
testants not to be over
17 years of age. Tailslg
Von Scarlottl $0 00 $3 00
Donated by Col. Ripple.
No. 11. DURT-"LOVK " (Amor.)
Sopiano and Rarltone.
Dnoated by Collins &
No. 12. DUET "Harp of the
Winds." Tenor and Con-
tialto. Fianz Abt
Donated by Frank H.
No. 13. R R C I T A T I O N-FR-
MALES-"The Paintei of
Seville" (Fiom Shoemak-
ei's best selections, No.
3). Susan WIU011
Donated by H. L. Tay
lor. No. 14. RECITATION MALES
"Llbeity and Union."
(Fiom Shoemaker's best
selections, No. 2). Web
ster Donated by James M.
No. 15. ENGLISH POEM "Rob
Donated by Joseph D.
No. 10 ENGLYN "COLEUNI
Donated by D. Phillip
No. 17. MALE QUARTETTE
Donated by John J. Da
vies. No. IS. SOLO "Buglllo'r Gwenlth
Each singer to sing two
stanzas. Tiom Hilnley
Rlchaids' Songs of Wnlo.
For Males not under fifty
yeais of age, no accom
panist, and each singer
to select his own pitch.
Donated by W. R.
No. 10. IMPROMPTU SPEECH
Subject to be conllned to
some Incident or event In
United State Hlstoiy, to
be selected by Donoi.
Donated by E. E. Roba
than. No. 20. Woids for a Welsh Na
tional Hymn for Wales.
(Not to exceed sl stan
zas.) Donated by John H.
No. 21. ORATION "Thomas
Not to exceed ten minutes
In length. Conllned to
pupils of tholllgh Schools
of Lackawanna and Lu
No. 22. ESSAY "International
Aibltratlon." (In Eng
lish, not to exceed 2,000
Donated by the Scran
No. 23. POEM "Gwylym Gwent"
In English. Not to ex
ceed b lines
Donetcd by Tho Scian
No. 24. SHORT STORY
In English between 2,000
and 5,eOJ woids. Must bo
oilglnal aixl pteferably
local In coloi ; must bo
type wiltten. Right to
copyright to lest with the
Tiibune. Right to pilot
the thiee best stoiles re
fcerved. Donated by the Scian
No pilze awaided without sulllclont
Number 1, 2, 3, 4, o, G. 7. S, 0, 11 and 12
must be sung with piano accompaniment
The Committee lcse'ives the light to
hold piellmlnaiy competitions for Num
beis 0, 7. S, U, 10. 11, 1.', U, II, IS and 21.
The successful compositions for Num
beis 1.",, 1G, ., .'.,, 21 and 21 to be the pio
ptity of the Committee.
The compositions Numbei3 13. 20 and 23
must be In the hands of the Adjudlcatois
on or befoio the 1st day of May, 1837.
The compositions Numbeis 22 and 21
must be In the hands of the Adjudlctaois
on 01 before the loth day of Apt II. 1S97
The compositions Numbers 15, 1G, 20 22,
23 and 21 to be tdMied with a lion de plumo
and sent to tho Adjudicator, the real
name of tho Authoi with 110m de plume
in sealed envelope to be sent to the See
ietaiy. Names of all contestants to hi In tho
hands of Seeietai by May 1st, 1MI7.
Adjudleatoi on Numbers 13 and 23, T
G. Osboino, Moosle, Pa.
Adjudleatoi on Numbers 16 nnd 20, Rev
T)e Pugh Uilllltlis, No, 21, nioomo street,
Ulngha niton, N. Y.
Adjudicators on Number 22,. Alfred
Twining and John Couilor Morils, caie
of Tho Times, Scianton, Pa.
Adjudicator on No 21, Livy S. HlehuiU,
cuie Tho Tiibune, Scranton, Pa
Adjudlcatois on othei competitions an
Copies of above music can be obtained
at Powell's Music Store, Scianton, Pa.
WILLIAM It LI1WIS. Chairman.
H 11. ROHATHAN.
II. 11. JONllS.
JOHN 11. PHILLIPS.
11. PHILIP WILLIAMS,
JOHN J. 11AVII1S, Treasurer,
11AVID J. 11AV1S, Secietary.
Addiess all communications to tho Sec
retary, 11AVID J. 11AV1S.
Municipal Building, Sciunton, Pu.
Wnsner Dels, MnntiReM.
John L. Kerr, Acting Monnger.
Week Commencing Monday, Peb, 8,
Tho Winsome nud Tolontod Umotlounl Ac
Supported by her own suporb compnny, un
dcr tho direction of Armltngo A I'ltzpitrlrk,
In n i nrvf ully solrrted i utioi tolru of eoitioJlus
nnd dinnuiH. llfimhoiiiii so nary, lover spec
initios. Uiowdcd houses ovory whore.
1'ricos 111, a) mill SU rents. Dime mntlnoes
Tuesibiy, VVoilnesdiiy, Thurs lny mil 1'iidnv.
Snttltdny inntlnuo 10 tmd 'JO emits, ltcsorvud
scats now ou sale.
Wnqncr.Vi Kels. Mnnncor.
John I.. Kerr, Acting .Manager.
riciiidny nnd Tuesday, Feb. 15 nnj 16.
Grnnl Ilirimtii I) iv Mntltico Tucs lay.
Katie Rooney's SScNi!x;M'v'at"n Co.
All Now rivnro. Strong Army of Tn'ent,
Hoadod by the Quouii or Them All,
LITTLE KATIE ROONEY
'J lilt ty Trained Voles. 2 Spat kilns Now
Operottas, 10 Uro.it Novelty Act).
Evening Price 10, 20, 30 nnd 50 Cents
Matlnej Prices.. o und 20 Cents
Snlu of bents Now On
Monday, Tuesday, WcJrjfsJay,
Feb. 15, 1G, and 17.
And Illgli-Clnsi Vaudovillurs. Including
such tavurltu opoi.itlc artists as
MlbS liMMA KUAUSI1. of "r.mmn Abbott
.i,"Hiidotlioii MlbS lll.ANCHK MOWARI,
o' "Casino Opjm Co :" M'LLU NINA CO
VILLI:, of 'Tnvery Opum l.o ' Uititul Chorus
ot 1'uity V ileus Gianl l'loduetlou of tho
I.auglmblo Uurlcsipio of tho Opera
CHiriES OF NORHANDY
Written an! Staged by John (Irlsves,
Admission 10, 20 or 30 Ccnt3.
Two performances dally. Doc.-s open a:
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The Very lleatitlful and Accomplished
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And the Famous Tragedian,
m, GEORGE EDGAR,
Supported by an Lxccllent Company of Ster
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An Act or Iionico and Juliet,
An Act of School Tor Scandal,
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