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THE SOKANTON TRIBUNE-MONDAY MORNING. FEBRUARY 22. 1SS)7.
SERMpN. TO P. O. S. OF A-
It Was Delivered in (lie Jackson Street
IWljtlsV Church by Rcv.
- '-Thomas Dc Qrucliy.
Tho Jackson Stieot Baptist church
was not big enough last evening to
seat tho throng that tried to hcilr ltuv.
Thomas do at itchy, the pastor, deliver
a upcclnl address to the l'attlotlc Ot-,
tier Sons of, America, two hundred
Jnetnbers ot which older wcie present
in a body. At 7 o'clock when the ser
vices conlniciiLOd people weio turning,
away "fiom the church doois. The
main uiidttpiluju was lllled, the Sunday
RDV. THOMAS DD GIttOHY.
school loom. was packed, gnlleiles and
all, and tho aisles weio Impassable.
Just a woid about the scene The main
audltoiluih foi the Hist time was light
ed b 100 Incandescent llgjits, artang
ed In nmn inn form mound the niches
of the celling and enih light shaded.
On the wall at the itar of the choir
loft theie was a festooning of Ameilcan
Hags with the Incilptlon in ted colors:
"Ood, Our Coilntij and Out Or
der," the motto of the l'attlotlc Older
feons of Ametlca. The cholt loft was
filled with childion and on the pulpit
vvhlrh had been extended the choir
undei the leadership of Lewis Davis,
was seated On 'the door and in the
fiont pait of the audltotlum theie weie
two stacks ot muskets, the ptopetty
of tho ordot" and testing against tlie
pulpit pedestal was a plctute of Geotge
Washington Jit do Giueh's sumon
was full of file and appealed strongly
to Hit pattiotlsm of the Sons of Ametl
ca. He began with the statement that no
one doubts the gteat pait that our
country plays in tho hlstotlc dtnma.
All signs go to show that Ametlca is a
leader among the nations. Ptovidenco
intended It to seie gteat designs and
w.e must try to unrael befote the ejt-s
of the wot Id a land of Godliness and
tigheousness. Atneilca stands in
piodlgy among the nations, unequalled
in anj time. The speaker then went
on to show tho wondetful natuial te
sourees and oppottunitles of Ametlca.
How no land can otter such pet feet
equality and entile tieedoni. The aits
and sciences havd advanced, oety de
pal tmunt has ptogtessLd and though
the youngest we ate the 1 Idlest. Then
came a stattllng .statement.
"If Hnglatid npd continental Ihitope
weie dto)ped east of tho Hudson iloi
and if some cne greater than Napoleon"
was called upon to willd thoe coun
tries Into one grand mass wo would
haidl know theie was an empire
among us! Our wealth could bu Ku
r9ps and we would have money to
spate and some for the contilbutlpn
Mr De Gruchy then paid tiibute to
the 'thinking citizen." The omlgtants
that come to our slioies ate chlotly the
unlettered, we have to put them
thiough a boiling process befote we
can make American citizens of them.
1he tome In quantity but not in
qualll , the intelligent s,tny at home.
Some think this is a land of gold
without working for it and some there
ate who have nevet gotten over the
delusion." Mi. De Gtuchy's .refetenco
to the public schools was In the na
tute of a condemnation of those who
Things for the careful Clothing buyer to buy
today. We take it you're interested in anything
'that'll save you money if the goods are all right and
the house responsible. Twenty-five years of square
dealing with the buying public of Scranton should
.convince you that we make no rash statements in
- s Satisfied? Then buy these today on our advice:
.Stcir yu know
-. - r . , what the Star
WaiStS Waist is, miff
said. If you
don't well, it's the perfec
tion of waist making. Why?
Extra care in the matching
of the stripes, in the cut, the
fit, the looks, the everything,
sold for a dollar all the world
over. Today's temptation price
Trousers, if vouj
think it sounds
better. 'Dublin Twist Troiis-
us, v-i uuiuat: unit a just ;m
luiuc 1111:111:, uul il siutiub ior
the best of long wearlegwear.
' More wear in a pair than you
cau get 111 any other goods
for any money, which means
that the higher priced might
look t a bit handsomer, , but
woulu not wear as long: To
day's 'temptation price
would etnperll their usefulness or safe
ty. After allocking tho saloon he end
ed In n llery hurst of eloquence. Pat
riotic airs were sung' during the even
ing ni)d little Killtli Dn Is slim "Come
lloine" wlUi teally powetful effect.
Tdoay Iti 'Washington's bltthday and
this evening theie will be a number
of places wheio nn evening's enjoy
ment in keeping with the occasion Is
offeitd. The 'Canadian Jubilee singers
will be u,t thb Jackson Stieet Uaptlst
chutcl. Tho announcement In Itself Is
sulllclent to nssuto a lltst-class enter
tainment. The J ubllee singers are fam
ous thu countty over and It Is seldom
that llley visit this1 patt of euith. Tick
els ate 33 cents.
A Mnitha Washington cnleitalument
and Social will bo held at the Plymouth
Congiegutlonal chuich. A feature of
'the urtulr will be an Impersonation by
ladles of tho chinch of the wives of all
the presidents fiom Washington to Mc-
, Kntorpiise lodge, Loyal Knights of
1 Ametlca, will hum a Mnoitor 111 neu
Mon'.s hall, come: ot main avenue aim
At the Scranton Street Baptist church
a Patriotic festival will be held. The
piogtamine for the entettalnmetit Is:
Grand march By Young GUIs
Chotus, "Columbia". ...B. Y. P. U. choir
Butt and chorus, "Htar-Spangled Ban
Becltatlon, "Barbaret rrltchle,"
Miss Anna Thomas
Tableau, "Tenting on the Old Camp
Solo, choi us, "Tramp, Ttamp, Tramp.
Tableau, "Poor Old Slave."
Quintette, mule, "Marching Through
Pancj Bat Bell drill By Young Girls
Bj Comtado Pern, Grlllln post,
No. 131). G. A. B.
Choru", "Battle Crj of Freedom,"
B B. Y. P. U. choir
Tableau, "The Good-bjc."
Solo nnd chorus,"Vhcn Johnny Comes
Duet and thorns, "Bravo Boys Aro
Tableau, "The Beturn,'
Solo and chorus, "Glory, Glory Halle
Supper seivcd fiom G to S. rinter-
tainment at 8 o'clock. Ice cream for
sale after entertainment.
"Our Country," a patilotlc drama,
it. Ill lin frlvpn In Mnnrs' ball bv Camt)
33, Patriotic Older of True Amei leans,
assisted by Bauer's orchestra and Mi.
Mniy Boston-AVIlllams, soloist. Miss
Mailan Iluchlnson, pianist, and Jacob
Pfelftet, ptompter The cast of chai
actcrs for the diama is:
Pioneer . Chailes Bennett
Pioneer's wife Anna Bennett
John Bull A. T. Blddleman
Pioneers btother William Cadvvguit
Thomas Sweet, Tied Kulp
Massachusetts 1.. Jessie Wicks
VI: Bin! 1 Mabel Brown
Gineial Washington Chailes .Smith
General Marion Charles Motedock
Mis Million t Anna Bennett
Biother Jonathan Chailes Cadvvgd.11
Quakeiess Geitle Hughes
Bosln. a negro servant ... ,,. .Bred Kulp
Trench otllcer Charles Cadvvgan
British oillcer and sentinel.
Otllcer and guard Chailes Moredoek
Angels May Dorsej, Pcatl Kresgo
Young ladles, guests, and voting ladies
reptesentlnK the thirteen original states
PART I Scene Cabin of a pioneer dis
covered: Pioneer, wlfo nnd child
Bnter pioneer and brother. Tableau
PAUT II. Scene 1 A stieet; Brother
Jonathan and John Bull; enter young la
dles leptesentlng Massachusetts, and Vir
Tftbltan-Burnlng of t Stamp. Act 1,
Scene 2 Valley rorgo.Sentenco of ofjlcer
and guard. Tableau, "AiiBels of Peace."
Scene 3 Boom in ths house of a citizen
of Philadelphia of the better class. Two
British soldiers in possesslgn. Enter
Scene 1 TUido hut In the forest dlscov
eied General Mai Ion and Btltlsh ollleers
In conversation Enter Jacques Bon
homme, a Prench ofllclal. Enter Bosln, a
PART III-Genotal Washington's visit
to General Marion Homo parlor of Gen
eral Mai Ion Howe with hostess and
gutsts Enter General Washington with
Gcneial Mailon. Solo, Mrs AInrv Boston
Williams, recitation, Charles Cadvvgan;
duet, Mrs Randolph Jones and Mrs. Mary
PART IV. Scene, A street. Enter
Biother Jonathan Enter John Bull. Of
fetlng Emblem of Peace
A soclnl hop w HI follow the enter
tainment. Admission to both 23 cents.
Those ,Tllf ?nes we
f,t talked of yester-
OtherS day. There's a
few pairs left.
Suppose you'd call them quite
a lot if you saw them alto
gether. Not many, though,
the way they're selling.
Scranton people appreciate a
''good thing," if it's genuine.
Enough tor today and tomor
row we hope. Best come
today, though more sure of
getting your size:
$1.73 and $1.98.
The cellar door
uuya .- v
, nnc brand, iuvei:
I tcin L by Mrs. Hopk
Double kneed, too. 'Twould
save the boy a lot of scolding
if you bought him this kind.
And the price will please you
as well as the pants.
PLAYED WITH A BEVOLVnit.
After traveling n long, long dlBtnnce,
from hand to, hand, n little 22-cnllbrn
revolvot got mad Friday evening be
tween 7 nnd S o'clock and bit Haw ley
Gould on the hand. Havvley Is 12 jcais
old nnd Is the son of Mis. Oould, who
lives over Jenkins it Rlusgravo's ill MR
stote, on the coiner of Jackson stieet
and Main avenue. He was playing
with the- levolvor near the Oxfotd
breaker when it was ndcldentally dls
chaiged and tho bullet, lodged In the
fleshy part of the hand near tho thumb,
lit coking several small bones. Young
Oould and a, companion, Hnlloy Zlntle,
ot Tenth street, jollity puichnsed the
levolver a few days nso fiom James
Jetomlah, a lad living on Lafayette
stieet. They paid DO cents for it. Since
then the weapon has been handled by
neatly eyeiy male pupil In No. 1!)
school. The flun of Zlntle nnd Gould
wanted to sell out at cost, Filday they
secured a purchasei and It was while
transfeirlng the ptoperty that theac
cldent happened. The new owner was
to have been a lad named Joidan. Dr.
E. A. Heermann's and Dr. Comegys
made effoits to extract the bullet but
they were unsuccessful. The wound Is
not considered dangeious.
n. II. WILLIAMS SURPRISED.
Select Councilman II. II. Wlllams,
mine foreman of the Continental mines,
was sut prised Satutday evening at his
residence on Academy street. The oc
casion was Mr. Williams' fifty-fourth
bltthday. Tlmse who weie present
weie: John H. Kelly, Evan J. Will
iams, Richard Hughes, John A. Thomas,
William R. Thomus, Thomas S. Jones,
Eleazet Evans, Thomas J. Williams,
Samuel Jonts, j-evl Mortis, Henry Mor
gan, Ben atilllths, D. J. Davles, John
R. Fiantls, Thomns Moigan, William J.
Motgan, David J Devleb, W J. Davles,
and David Cadwgan. They Immediate
ly took possession of tho house nnd
stat ted ptoceedlngs by electing John II.
Kelly chnliman Evnh J. Williams, on
behalf of those piesent, pitsented Mr.
Williams with an elegant smnket's set
as a token of their esteem. Mr. Will
lams leplled In a happy eln. Speeches,
songs, lecltutlons, etc., were then in
ot dot. At this junctute Mr. Kelly pre
sented Mr. Williams with an elegant
watch guaul, a beautiful scatf pin from
his daughtei -in-law, and a silk hand
ket chief fiom his little granddaughter.
Refiesbments weie served and a happy
time was spent until midnight. The
singing of W. J Davles and D, J. Da
v les, and the bright sav ings of William
Moigan, tho comedian of the glee club,
were admirable features of the otcas
lon. SHD DREW A CROWD.
Kellev's block came Into prominence
again last night when a black lB-,ed
woman with tailzied hair was anested
by Patiolmen Patty and Peters. As
the cieatute was being taken to the po
lice station she set earned in nn eur
spllttlng way and the crowd that fol
lowed her was way up in the hun
dieds. She ias Intoxicated,
NEWS IN NOTES.
Chemist Koemple has pinde the fol
low in statement in rejard to the sam
ples of butter conllscated from Huck
stet Weisberg's wagon, which he ex
amined: "Having examined the sam
ples supposed to be butter, brought to
me by Mr. Cullen, I am satisfied that
all ate butter with the extoption ot
one, which, in my opinion, Is not btittei.
I llnd nothing in any of them that is
Injuilous to health."
Mls3 Agnes AVilllams, of Peckvllle,
spent esteiday with her paients, Mi
ami Jits. Isaac "Williams, of North
Sumner avenue, - .,
The graphophone drawing conducted
by W. II. Fullet, of Eynon stieet, was
decided upon Satutday night and the
winner Is Robert Morris lodge, of Ivoi
ites. The instiument will be made a
feature of the lodge's social looms.
Miss Edith Lewis, of Ashlej, is vis
iting West Side friends.
Major Lindsay, of the Volunteers,
addressed a latgely attended meeting
at the West Side artnoiy Satutday
At the eisteddfod to be held In Avoca
today several of our local singers will
contest. The Anthtaclte Glee club, of
Taylor, will compete for the male chor
William Bell has taken "charge of
lunch wagon No..l, this time on his own
Rev. W. S. Jones, of the Tirst Welsh
Baptist church, and Rev. H. II. Hai
ris, of Calvary Baptist church, Tay
lar, exchanged pulpits yestetday.
Choice cut flowers and ilower de
signs at Palmer & McDonalds, 544
West Side Business Directory.
HARRIET J. DAVIS, FLORIST.-Cut
flowers and funeral designs a speclulty;
101 South Main avenue; two doors from
MORCJAN'S PHARMACY, 101 N. MAIN
avenue. Phvslclaus' prescriptions care
fully prepartd from warranted pure
drugs and chemicals. A fine assortment
of trusses, tine stationery blank books,
varnish stains, mlxtd paints or fancy
wotk, artists' materials, window glass,
wall paper and plctuie moulding. Clerk
at store all hours of night
SECOND HAND FURNITURE-Cash for
anj thing you havo to sell, rurnlture.
Stoves, Tools, eto.i Call and see the
stock of J. C. King'. 701 to 703 West Lack
Iiiiliiuiiiintor) Rhoiiiiintism Cured m
Morton L, Hill, of Lebanon, Ind.,
savs: "My wife had lnflamatoty rheu
matism In evety muscle and joint, her
suffering was tenible and her body
and face was swollen almost beyond
lecognltlon; hail been In bed for six
weeks and had eight phjslclans but
received no benefit until she tiled tho
Mystic Cure for Rheumatism. It gave
immediate lellef and she was able to
walk about in thiee days, I am sure
It saved her life." Suld by Carl Lorenz,
druggist, Scranton, 41S Lackawanna
Reduced Rates to Washington on Ac
count ol'the Inauguration via Putin
Tor tho benefit of those who deslio
to attend the ceiemonies Incident to
the Inauguration ot President-elect
McKinley, the Pennsylvania Ralhoad
company will sell exclusion tickets to
Washington Match 1, 2, 3 and i, valid
to lotutn from March 1 to 8, at tho
Fiom Buffalo, $1120; Rochester,
$11.00; Wnlllngton, N. Y., $11.70; New -ark,
N. Y Jll.ZO, C'nnaudalgua, $11.00,
Penn Yan, 511.00; Walking, $11.00; EI
mita, $10 75, Erie, $11,00; Carry, $10.75,
Wan en, $10,75; Wllllamspoi t, $8.79;
Wllkes-Bane, $9.40, and fiom all othei
stations on the Pennsylvania system
at 1 educed latts.
This Inauguration will be a most In
teresting event, and will undoubtedly
attiact a laigo number of people from
eveiy section of tho I'ounliy,
Tho magnificent facilities of the
Pennsylvania inllioad make this line
the lavoilte loute to the national cap
ital at all times, and Its enotmous
equipment and splendid terminal ad
vantages at Washington make It es
pecially popular on such occasions.
The Ladles' Aid society of tho Preshy
torlan church will hold a social at the
homo of Rev. and Mrs. W. I'. Ulbbons, of
Elm stieet, Thursday evening, Feb. '.j.
An excellent entertainment hns been ar
ratigtd, tho programme of which will con
sist of several talented musicians nnd
elocutionists. Everybody Is cordially In
vited. Tho St. Agnes Ouild will hold a Martha
Washington rocIiI In St. Mark's palish
house this ov oiling. The Guild extends a
cordial Invitation to the public; to nttcn 1.
Admission will bo free.
The Loval Legion Drum corps will hold
1111 entertainment nnd soclnl In Boyle's
hall tonight. Admission Is to bo 15 cents
The Bequest tilbe of Bed Mcii havo
completed all arrangements for their rib
el acklng butlesqtio nnd soclnl, which Is
to be hepiln Odd Fellows' hall this even
ing. It "rcs promise of being the most
comical of Its kind ever produced. An
admission of 5 cents will be charged.
Miss Battle Kctcham, of Dalton, Is the
guest of Mr and Mrs. G. II. Black, of
Jncob Biotion, of Elm street, spent jes
terdny with rclntlves In Caibondnlo.
Samuel Llnford, of Sibley, Is the guest
or Mr. and Mis. Peter Plnkncy, of Bloom
ut 10 o'clock Services at the Baptist cha-
Fiank Matthews Is setlously 111 at his
home, on Brook stieet
The contest for tho gold chalice between
Rev. M B. Donlnn, of Dunmore, anil
Rev. J, J Cut ran of Wllkes-Harre, was
decided Saturday night In Mauley's hall
The amount collected by Father Bonlin
was $5,GSI 73, and that collected by Father
Curran $1,500. Much enthusiasm was pot
trayed dining the announcement of the
vletot The contest was held under the
nusplces of St Matv's fair. Tho private
prize of a handsome diamond ting which
was given bv Rev M. B. Dnnlnn to the
lady who solicited tho most money foi
him was won by Miss Nellie Iliirilngton,
she having $2'0 50; the net two hlgheU
were Ml0s Kate Brontnn, $.!10.K), and Jlln
Margaret McNulty, $11.7 73. Tho fair has
been a decided success, upward of S.OOO
being icallzed, which will be put tow aid
tho fund for the building of a parochial
school, the plans for which are already
Mrs. Frank Buttcrfleld, of Clay avenue,
mistaking a package of Insect powder tor
n pickage of compounded liquorice pow
der, administered a large dose to her
three childion, Edward, aged 9 yp.113;
Thomas, 7 years, and Frank, 4 ears old.
Almost Instantly nfter taking the powder,
the chlldt en were seized w(th seveio pains
nnd not until then did the mother realize
her mlstnke Dr M D Snyder, of Cher
ry street, was hurriedly dispatched for
and under his cite the chlldten are doing
Well Tho affair happened Saturday ev
ening. Mis. Wllllnm Stuart, of Chetry street,
Is convalescing after her recent serious
Miss Margaret Warfel was tendoied a
surptlse pnitj at her home, on Drinker
street, Saturdav night. The following of
her joung filends were present- Misses
Battle roster. Minnie Saxton, Jlay
Hushes, Etta Foster, Emma Weber, Nel
lie Van Camp, Ollvo Swattz, riorenco
Weber, Martha Warfel, Joslo Bass, Ida
Powell, Holon Cole, Lottie Farber, James
Black, Geoige Altlmari, William Webei,
Clint les Luton, Arthur Warfel, Stephen
Richaido, Tied Olsen, Charles Parber,
John Luton. Ilvaclnth Altlmari, Charles
Wild, Flojd Gillespie, William Snder.
John Davis, How aid Dei by and Elmer
Davis A most enjojablo evening was
spent by all pi cent.
A shooting match will tako place at tho
Dunmore rifle range today. An off-hand
match of 200yaids Is open to all comers
Prizes will be given to pet sons showing
the best recotds on the German ring tar
get, mnz7le-rcst target and the bull's-eve
target. Tho matches will be governed bj
German Schutzenbund rules.
Rev. James Scovlllo nnd family have
moved to Elmlra, N. Y. Tho Gospel Ta
bernacle Is now In charge of Rev. W. P.
Knapp, of Hawlej ville, Conn. , "
Rev E J HaURhton and J G' Bone de
livered stirring addresses at the Loyal
Temperance Legion Saturday night. Thcv
spoke of the vast work to be done and
urged the voung people to prepare them
selves in the days of the youth for the
davs which were to come.
Patrick Collins, of Pino street, has re
turned ftom spending tho past fow days
Mites Bebsle Maher, of Philadelphia, is
the guest of Mr. and Mrs. J. EASwlft, of
M, J. Mink, of Havre De Grace, Mil., is
visiting Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Walsh, of
Irs. B. F. WUtse, of Philadelphia, Is
visiting Mrs. M J. Hennlgan, of Mill
Tho F. G. W. social club will this even
ing give Its first entertainment and
social at Company II armory. Tho fol
lowing progiammo has been armnged:
Ovcrturo Citizens baud
Speech, "The American Flag,"
J. Atchle Jones
Music the Apollo club
Solo Mrb. D. D. Lewis
Recitation Emeison Owen
Comic songs J. C. Thomas
Tho champion accrobats of northeast
Music McManus' band
Vocal duet Butler and Thomns
Comic Sketch the Apollo club
Solo Miss Beatrice Andiows
Recitation Miss May Slinms
Muslo ,......,, , the Apollo club
Recitation .,....., , John Gallagher
Solo and tableaux .Miss Nelllo Thomas
Onoko council. No 24, and Tonaluka
tribe. No. 72, Improved Ordet of Red Men.
are preparing for a fair und festival to
be held In Company II armor on March
18, 19 and 20.
Providence conclnve of Heptasophs will
havo a public Installation of oillceis this
evening nt their hall, over Fenner X.
Mr" Geoige Archbald, of Maiket street,
The Excelsior Athletic and Dramatic
club are tohearslng a thrilling mlllta-y
drama, "The Spy of Gettjsburg," by
Chailes Townsend. to be produced In St.
Mai's hall. Mureh 17.
Dr. J, J Sullivan attended the conven
lon of tho Irish-American Mllltarv union
held jesterday in New York city. Dr Sul
livan Is a Burgeon on tho stalt ot Cotn-mandcr-ln-Clilef
Class No 12 and choir of the Christian
chinch will give an entertainment, en
titled "Our Gloiious Country," on Mon
day evening, Tob. 22. for the benefit ot
tho church Admission, 10 cents The
following progiammo will be rendered:
1. Opening song, "Wo Come "
3 Choi us, "God Bless Our Natlvo
4. Opening address ,..by a boy
G. Opening address by a girl
C. "Declaration of Indepondonee "
7. Chorus with solp, "Liberty Chimes."
8, Recitation, "The Land of Llbeity "
9 Quaitette, "Happiest and Blest,"
10. Recitation, "Our Country "
11. "Young Ameilcan Otators" .Class
12 Song (to accompanv orators),
"America's Bos nnd Girls."
TS Recitation, "The, Stars and Stipes."
11 Song. "O'd Glory."
11. Recitation "Our Own Dear Land "
10 Solo and Choi us, "Tho Horaa of tne
17. Recitation, "Stand by tho Flag."
18 Becltatlon, "Banner of Davvn,"
19 Concert tending, 'Tho Hope of tho
10 Flagdtlll Class
21, l'attlotlc parting song.
This will bo tho'grand patriotic enter
tainment of the season.
A largo number of tho friends of Rob
ert Jones, who .mot death last Thutsdjy
In tho Cayuga mlnn assembled yesteiday
afternoon ut the family home, on Oak
street, and held the fpnetnl obsequies.
Rev. Newman Matthews preached tho fu
neral fermon, There -was 'sinning ot
hymns by the congiegatlon and a reading
ot Scripture by Mr. Matthews, 'Iho
Horn! tilbutcs were very fine. Intoiment
was made In Wnshbutn Stieet compters.
In the funeral there was a large number
of the fellow-wotkmen of Mr Janes nt
the Cavugn mine. The pnllHie.ircts were
selected from tho initio fund.
John B. Gillespie, ot Oak street, Is
among the sick.
' 1 .i
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Arthur, of Dj ber
ry, Wano county, aro tho guests of W.
F. Erhardt arid family, of Capouso ave
nue. Miss Clnlro Bliss, of Snndcison avenue,
hns recovcted from a serious Illness.
A surpilso party was tendered to Mns
ter Lyell Gtower at his home, corner
Green .Bldge street and Wyoming avenue,
Friday evening. Games, music nnd dnnc
Ing woro tho features of tho evening
Light refreshments weie served nnd a
most delightful time vvns hnd Tho party
composed tho following Misses Jes?le
Burns, Maude Potter, Currle Monla, May
Ilatvcy, I'earle Treverton, Eva Dorscy,
Anna nnd Mossle Grovvet, 'Ada ll'ttock,
Anna Hlslop, Amanda Tamblyn, Gertie
La Roe, Lydln Ingrlck, Nettle Van Gor
don, Glendota Thomas, Messrs Prod Lid
stone, Henry Smith, Prank Bnttln, Da
vid Bush, Charlie Snider, Flunk Suvdam,
Fred Oron Conovor, John and Thomas
Lnnyon, George ami Roy Nlcol and Con
Mrs. Brown and daughter. Battle, ot
Falls, who have been spending sever il
weeks with Mrs. A. C. Ltfirn, ot Dela
ware street, returned home Suturdaj.
Mrs. .nut a Newbetry and son, Eugene,
of Troy, spent the latter part of last week
wth Mis. Charles Parker, of Sanderson
Mss Edith Price entertained a number
of her young friends at her home, on
Larch street, Saturdav nfternoon, the oc
casion being the anniversary of her
eighth blrthdnj. Among those present
vVote Maggie Connor, Hint and FiniiLes
Van Bergen, Pearl Ostnb, M11I11 1 Skes,
Nelllo Weasel, Fiances Kellv, Lottie Van
dyke, Emellne Lanyon, Estell 1 Potter
and Grace Lnnvon
Mr J M. Iladsall Is quite 111 at her
home, nn (Ireen Rklse stieet.
Mr. W. II. Wright, of Money avenue,
left Saturday for Davenpoit, N Y, where
she will spend a collide of weeks
Miss Hannah Carr is visiting friends at
Miss Tessle Fuller Is conllned to her
home with grip.
Ambrose, tho 7- ear-old child of Mr
and Mis. William O'Hnr.a, of Oljphant,
died Satin daj morning at 1 o'tlock, aftet
a brief Illness.
Martin Mink died Saturday morning at
the home of his daughter, Mrs William
BurklioUe, No 3 Webster avenue The
f initial will take place toda ut p. m.;
Interment in Byde Bulk cemetery.
Tho death of an lnfnnt child ot Mr. and
Mis S P Helster, of 311 North Bromly
avenue, occuired Friday afternoon 'Die
funttal will bo this afternoon at 2 o'clock
Intoiment in Washburn Street eemoterj.
Chnrles B Uevo died Friday nt the
home of his daughter at 513 Piescott ave
1111U The funeral sei vices were held
yesttidaj afternoon at 2 30, and the te
mulns were taken to New Yotk state for
Michael Murphv died Friday nt the
home of his nephew, Thomas Lottus, 102
Rlvor stieet The um.ilns were "taken
to Oljphnnt Saturday afternoon, where
inttrment will bo made this morning In
the Cathol'c cemetery.
Mrs Bader, whose homo Is nt 417 Cedar
avenue, died at the Lackawanna hospital
rtldiiy nlRht. Her funeral took place
jestcrdaj afternoon at 2 30 o'clock. Ser
vices were conducted in St. Mary's
church and butlal was made in No. 5
Selah Rosenkran, an old resident of
Newton, died nt his home, nt that place,
Satutday, aged 70 years. He Is survived
bj a wife and seven chlldreh The fu
neral -w. Ill tnko place Tuesday morning
at 10 o'clock Set vices at the Baptist cha
pel on tho Ridge at Newton.
Mis. Hannah Dougherty, widow of
Thomas Dougherty, a well-known resl
de'it of Port Grlfllth, died nt 12 o'clock
Friday nlffht of cancer of tho face She
Is survived by one son and daughter. The
funeral will take place this morning In
terment will bo In Market stieet (Pitts
The funeral of Mis rotor Relger, who
died Frldav at her home, 717 North Hyde
Paik avenue will take place this after
noon at 2 o'clock fiom the Getmnn Pres
bjtorlnn church on Chestnut street In
tel ment will be made In Washburn Street
iraiU i HILL
At Our New and
130 WYOMING AVENUE,
Coal Exchanse, Opp, Hotel Jermyn.
"Old firm in mxv surround
ings," like an old "stone in new
settings," shines more brilliant
than ever, and ".shines for all."
Diamonds, Fine Jewlery,
Rich Cut Glass, Clock,
Fine Leather Goods,
When you see our Net Prices
you will abl: for No Discount. All
Lodge and Corporation Seals,
Rubber Stamp Inks, All Colors,
Dalers, Pads, Pocks! Cullsry,
Razors, Strops, PadMs,
Dicychs anJ Suppl'm,
Athletic and Gymnasium Goods,
222 WYOMING AVENUE.
cemetery. Tho deceased was CO yenrs ot
age and Is mourned by many friends.
Mrs. William Millard, nr?cd 37 years,
died at her home, In Old Porrje, on Prlilay
motnliur ot Plight's dlseaee. She Is nur
Ivcd by a husband nnd three children.
Sho was a member ot the Mooslo PreBby
terlan church, at which placo the funeral
services weio hold yestetday afternoon at
2 o'clock. Interment v. 113 tnado lit tho
A tclcBram was received In this city
Saturday announcing the denth on the
previous dny of Miss Ariids StcDermott
at l,os AiiBeles, Cnl., where she wont
Dec. 1J last, In company with het father,
J. P MclJormott, lit) well-known ness
dealet, In the hopes ot rccupeiutltiK her
falling health. Tim deceased was 23
Mats of at?o nnd a lovablo character.
Her untimely death will bo a sad shock
to her mtinj filends In this city nnd vl
t'lnltj. Tho funeinl arrangements have
not aa jit been tmide.
Ambiiise O'Hnra, ngod !t years, son ot
Mr. and Mis. William O'Hnra, of Uun
moio street, Olyphnnt, died Saturday
morning nt 1 o'clock, Tho child was re
covering from nn attack of dlphtheila
when ho was stricken with a jnrnlytle
sttoke on Filday night, which was thu
cauo ot his death. Ho was, a bright
and promising child and a great favorite
among his friends. The funeral will take
place this afternoon nt 2 20 o'clock. Inter
ment will bo made In St. Pattlck's ceme
tcrj A very sudden deith was that 6f Mrs.
Wlllam Pembrldgo, of Sptlng Urook,
which occurred Prldny at the home of
her biother, Thomas U Lewis, who lives
on the plank road nt Pljlnsvllle. .Mr
howls Is n well-known mine foremnn. Jin
has been ciltlcally 111 with juialysls for
sevetal weeks past, and his sister enme
to lslt him She had been at the houae
but a short time, when she became 111.
Her complaint developed Into Intlamma
tlon of tho bowels, nnd sho died nfter only
a fow days' illness She Is survived by
her husband nnd several children The
lemalns will bo taken to Spilng Hi 00k for
WHOLE FAMILY KILLED.
Si Persons Found Bulclicred at a Farm
House-Aiolusr and Twin Sons
- Among the Victims.
Plsmarck. N. D, Teb 21. Tito hor
ilble discover.- of the minder of slv
poisons hns just been made noai Win
ona, on the Missouri rlvei, about thirty
miles below Ulsiniicl;. The wholesale
slniiKhtct occuired at the faun house of
Thomns Splout The affaii Is shrouded
ii lnystorj. It is believed that the In
dians maj lurvc been the mutdeiots,
although theie is nothing; to substan
tiate tho thcoiy other than that a nuni
l)ii of them arc said to have boon loll
ei lug nbout the nclBlibothood.
The dead ale:
MRS. WILLIAM WALDRON.
MRS. WILLIAM ROUSC
TWIN JJAUY HO VS. sons of Mrs Rouse.
MR THOMAS PICHR.
MRS. THOMAS SPICHR.
John Sulcei, a well-known fntmer,
was dtlvlng out for a load o wood, and
while passing tho house of Ills biother,
Thotms, n ndlo nnd a half ftom wheio
ho lived, he hallooed the occupants, as
was his custom. lie received no leply,
and after shouting several times he
alighted from the wagon and knocked
at the doot. There was no response
and he pusned open the door. lie was
hoi tilled to find Mrs William W.ildron,
the mother of Mis. Splcer, lying dead
upon the floor. A hole was ciushed
in the skull, and the blood was stt earn
ing fiom the wound.
TINDS THE OTIIEIt UODIES.
In the net 100111 ho found Mrs. Wil
liam Rouse, the daughter ot Mrs.
Splcot, nnd Mis. House's twin baby
boys, about a year and a half old, lying
dead on Uhe loung". Mrs. Rouse had
been sttuck twice In th? back of the
head with the heavy oaken leg of a
dining table, and the children were kill
ed, ev Idently, by tho blows' of the same
weapon. In the bain John Splcer
found the body of Mrs. Thomas Splcer.
his slster-In-law. Theie was a deep
hole In her head and a gash in her chin,
evidently pioduced by an nx.
John Splcer 1 etui nod to Winona, and
a largo band Df citizens, led by tho
deputy county coroner, accompanied
him to the scene of the wholesale
murder. Tho soauli wits continued,
and the body of Thomas &plcer was
found In a cowshed hoitlbly mutilated.
The cntno family had been murdered
Vt'lth th0 eceptlon of the two daughters
of Mi. and Mis Splcer, who chanced to
be away fiom home at the time.
HER BODY IN THE RIVER.
The Denth of Mis. It'olin Hewitt Duo
to lCcligioiis I'reu.v.
Cape May, N. J., Feb. 21. The body
of Mrs. Rolln Hewitt, who dlsappeated
last Tuesday nlsht, was found this
morning In Magnolia lake, near her
home at Ocean View.
Mrs Hewitt was the wife of Coast
CSunul Hewitt and her death can be
traced directly to religious frenzy. A
Wnpnei S-IJols, VtaiingoM.
John I.. Kerr, Acting Munuger.
Week Commencing Alonday, rebruar 321I
Opening with nSrcchl Washington ISIrth-
ila Matinee Monday. Ani'rlca's
Greatest Repertoire Organization
lunaTSie Spooners c"
nnd an uxcellsnt supporting compiny.
Change of Bill Mghtl. Dime Mntlnes Dally.
Mumln) Mattnco. , . "JhcJudgo's Wlfo, '
Slotulay Mslit,,.. 'Inoz,' n Mexican Homanos
ISveiilm; prices 10 Jn und 't I cents Slatinea
10c to all parts of tho huuai On iloucUy
ovcmlugcna 1 idy and ouo cintlomau or two
ladies udmittel 011 ono .0j. Ii not if tojt'ivod
lotvvconOi in fri l.iy and (1 p in Monday
Monday, Tu sday, YedncsJa,
Feb. 22, 23, and 24.
Sara Dol.eon Motrorolltiu Company in tho
groat mllltai y comedy drama,
nndthn marvel of tho contury,
Admission 10, 20 or 30 Cents.
Tor this week only Lnilies ami
Children Afternoons 1U cent-;.
Binds Hagazines or
Re-binds old Books.
JOYS 01? MATERNITY.
VIGOROUS MOTHERS AND STURDY
Why bo Blnny Women Aro ChlldlcM A
Problem That Has l'uzzlud Plijilclam
Reproduction is n law of nature, and
no plcturo ot joy and happiness can
equal tliat of the vigorous mother nnd
her sturdy child.
admit that a
why so many
theories of phy
nine times out of
ten, as ovidonucd
by thousands of
letters on iilo at
Mrs. PinUhum's of
fice. Many a dnr
ling baby owes its
existence to Mrs.
and tho Vcgc
0 Compound. This
isnofctobo wondered ut when such tes
timony ns the follow ing explains Itself:
"I havo taken three bottles of your
Vegetable Compound, one package of
Sanative Wash, onu box of Liver Pills;
and now I havo a dear little babe four
weeks old, and I urn well. I have to
thank you for this.
"1 have bp,ent 8200.00 for doctor's
bills vv ithout obtaining any relief. Tor
my oure I ouly spent S3. 00.
"I had been a ictitn of femalo
tioubles in their worst form; suffered
untold ngonies every month; had to
j.tay in bed, and have poultices npplicd,
nnd then could not stand the pain.
" My phybiciun told mo if I becamo
pregnant I would die. I had bladder
trouble, itching, back
ache, catarrh of
the stomach, hys
tciia and heart
A- .1.1 ..!l!. JLi
LTUUU1U, lUIMLUlg T -
spells and leu- T.
corrheca. Can if
you wonder that
I sing tho praises of
a medicine that has cured mo of nil
these ills?" Mns. Gr.o. C. Kircukeb,
872 Belmont Ave. lirooklyn, N.Y.
shoit time ago Mis. Hewitt attended
a levlval set vice and became deeply
affected. A species of lellglous exal
tation took possession of her and when
she disappeared she left a note for her
husband in which she said: "The king
dom of heaven was at hand."
Britnntiia Ilcnts thu Ailsn.
Marseilles, Teb. 21. Steady rain, a thleic
fog and ,1 light westerly wind prevailed
today when the large yachts AUsa and
Britannia and thiee tvvent-iateis start
ed to raco thrco times around an clijht
mile triangular course. Tho boats Blait
ed at 11 o'clock and the race was ,von by
the lirltTinnla, which beat the AUsa by
Gardner to Vight Silly Smith.
Kansas City, Mo rob. 21. Oscar Gard
ner, the Omaha Kid, has accepted tho of
fer of the Hrpadway Athletic club, New
York, to light Solly Smith, March 18, for
a $1,000 purse. Gatdner will go to New
York this week to train. Tho men aro to
weigh In at 113 pounds tho evening of the
M ork for One Thousand Men.
Johnstown, Pa., Feb. 21. Notices were
posted at tho Johnson works Saturday
11101 nlng announcing that tho Switch
works, which havo been closed down slnco
Satin da, Teh. 13, will resume operations
next Wednesday morning, and the men
havo been ordered to report for duty ot
that time. Over 1,000 men will be affected.
If the Haby Is Cutting Teeth.
Mrs. Wlnslow's Soothing Syrup has
been used for over fifty years by mil
lions of mothers for their children
while teething, with perfect success It
soothes tho child, softens the gums,
allays all pain, cures wind collo and is
tho best remedy for diarrhoea. Sold
by druggists in every part of the world.
Be suie nnd call for "Mrs. Winslow's
Soothing Syrup," and take no other
hind. Twenty-five cents a bottle.
ACADEMY OF MUSIC,
Monday Afternoon, CCJR O'l
Monday livening, riLim AA
TULSDAY EVUNINO, FEU. 23.
(iuarantecd one ol the most enjoyable per
formances ever given in Scranton.
HENNESSY . LEROYLE
Accomplished oomudlan, nnd a competent
company, in Edward Owings Towno's J-act
OTHEIi PEOPLE'S MONEY
X This compnnj appeared In Read- Q
) Ing reb 3 to tho uttut delight of a A
A vuy select, discriminating audi- X
Y encu of &J1 peibons. It Is a leglti- v
y mato comedy (not a faice comedy. A
A No singing No danc.ing.) Clean X
X In Its lines and situations. A thor- y
V oughly onjoyablo entertainment. 0
A John D illshlet. X
No Advance In Prices. Clallory 15a; balcony
"oj5c, orchestra olrolo fija; parlor chairs mil
otUieitia7ac Matinee. l'irst iloor.rosorvod
seats 5)c; balcony, roserved seats 23c; chil
dren, 1 esurv od soata an whoro 2ic
ACADEMY OF "MUSIC,
Two Hvenlngs o( Tragedy.
Tlio Tidouted Actor,
Elihu R. Spencer
A Large, Clever Company.
Each play staged elaborately as to costuras
Wednesday. Feb. 21,
Thursday, l'eb. 25,
Tor tho first timo In Scinnton, a strictly flrt
class production of thos plays at th- PEO
PLIJ's PWCUS-dallery, 15c; Ualcony, 35c,
,lsc; Orchestra Circle, 50c; Parlor Chnl a aid
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