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THE SCRANTON TRIBUNE-THURSDAY MORNING, MARCH i3o, 1S!)7.
Nomnan
FIRE .INSURANCE,
1320 Wyoming Ave.
IACKAWANNA,
THE
E A D E R
IN CORRECT
IAUNDERING
3iH I'enn Avenue,
A. li. WAItMAN.
New Designs and Color
ings in
Carpets
and
Draperies
Now on show at very low
prices
fiuiMSirmiDLn
U7WYOMINU AVI;.
CITY iNOTES.
The boai.l or control will meet tomor
row lllcht.
(Jnl 19!) of the fil2 liquor licenses Kt'ant
ed liuvi- been (-0 far taken out, .Monday
next ih the last ilay for Hecui-liiK ilium.
James MclJuvern, 2t! .veins old, a laborer,
urresu'ij for tlrimkcnncsH, was lined i'i
by .Mayor liailey In yesterday's police,
court.
William 11. Thomas, and .Miss Jennie
BuulMby, both of thin elty, wore marrleil
at noon yesterday by Alderman O. H.
Wrltrhi.
Tlieie will be union lilble class for les-j-on
study this evening ut, 7.43 In Uruee lie
formed Kplfccojial eliurch. All Sunday
school workers Invited.
tSeorse Klrby, the Krie ticket ugent,
and .Miss .May Addle lCnburton, wore
united in marriage at 'the I'enn AVenue
Uaptlst church last evening: by Jhv. Dr.
Dixon.
1U. John Kuiz, or I'oughkeepsle, .. V.,
Who Is unending conference In this city,
will sneak to women ami girls at the
young Women's Christian association
looms today ut ILM6 o'clock.
i'iuny Superintendent of .Schools J. ('.
Ta.ilor yesterday moved from the tempo
rnry muirters lie shared with Register
Hopkins 10 his new olllee on the noi:,h
w.m cuisner of thu third lloor ot the court
house
Klght 1 ramps ui rested by the police at
the blast funiuce late Tuesday night and
locked In the central station on a charge
of Mjrancy, were discharged with u lep
iltuu'd by Xluyor Hollcy In jesterday
nioriilng's police court.
Uraul .Master Deputy .Mrs. 1'hoebe C.
Sklllhoin will this evening Institute a new
liebekuh lodge at C'l.ltk's (liven. The past
noble grand of Wahnetah lodge will ac
company her, leaving on the Delaware,
l.aekawunna am1 Western n t 1.03 p. m.
Then- ill ho an unlerlulnnient given
ut tli. Court Street .Methodist ICnlscopal
Chinch on the evening of .Mniclr.ii by
Mtss Doraey, of this city, under the ausj
pices of the Ladles' Aid society, Adinls'
slon 10 cents, after which leu cream un I
cake will lie served.
Marriage licenses were yesterday grunt
ed Ueotg.- Kiiby and .May Addle ICgbur
ton, ot Sii'imtQu; Charles (J. Mills, ol ,'ur
bondule. and Jllnto .Marbaker, of ,ler
niyn. William J. Jones and Rlissu A. Jen
kins, of Spunk lliook; William ' It.
Thumns, of Jessup, and Jennie Huulsby, of
Scranton.
The third of .Mr. Cotmut's Lenten organ
recitals in St. Luke's church will take
place this afternoon at I o'clock, There
Will be IUe numbers: 1'rehldt uild Kunue
In, E minor, by iiaeh; solo for (ihoe-Koolc
111. b t'appoel; trio In V, by .Morkel;
Uacb's St. Anne Kugue; and an Ave .Murla
by Aleadelt.
Tonight at the Young Woman's Chris
tian association rooms 10J1 Cedar ave
nue, all young women are Invited to hear
Hon Lemuel Amermun, who will lecture
on thobubject, "Legul Nights or Women."
Mrs iMmvnce Dallentlne will have charge
of the musical programme. Come and
bring a friend.
A counter cbnrgo of assault and lint,
tery against Kdwurd Softley has been
feworn to before Alderman Howe by Kd
ward BhllTer, of Ninth Htreet. Hhlirer was
arrested Tuesday lor assault and battery
on Softley. The rumpus took place In a
Penn avenue saloon. Iioth men entered
ball In the sum of PW to appear at court.
Tf)e "Orand Olee Concert" that was to
be given at thu, I'enn Avenue UuptlKt
church March 23, under the illieetlon or
Prornsors Haydn Kvans, assisted by
tweuij-llve of some ul' our best talent In
the Ik, Is postponed until Thursduy
e enlng. Apt II 1. The concert Is given
under the auspices of classes Xos. S and
33 of tho Sunday school, .Mrs. W, (i. Fas
old and Airs, fleorge Fnitehy, teachers,
and Is for the benellt of the "chair runil."
All tickets sold will be good for the duto
mention 'd. Tickets only ss cents,
McGarmh & Thomas, the well known
clruKglstB on Lnckttwaunu nveiiui;, in
vite the miilera of The Tribune to
their announcement on pase n. This
llim 1h one of the.. oldest In the city.
They carry the lui'Kest line of patent
medicines, plllH, tlulil extracts and plas
ters of any retail ilriif; ''store in the
state Their leadlnir specialty Is pre
sei'lDtlons. z
To thu J.iulitih.
Orand millinery opening at Jenkins
& MorrlK' today, tomorrow uud Hutur
day. -IOC .Spruce turret.
t 4-:4 f f t4-4--f
t There is Nothing
In Scranton
Nothing la tin; Commonwealth,
Nothlnicln the Union
To surpass the Heal llrand Hat in
ipiallty, style and price. An enslaved
Initial murker with every hut,
J. fl. WATERS,
Successor to
Christian the Mutter,
At 30s Lucksiwunnu uvc iu?.
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OPENING OF ART
LOAN EXHIBITION
Finest Collection of Pictures anil Curios
liver Seen In Scrnnton.
SOiMU OP THE NOTAHLB PAINTINGS
i'ht.'H! Hits Ituoit tin Artistic Ar
runitemuiit oftlio IKhlhlts Ity John
It in i mi rd, Under Whosu INmsoiiiiI
Supervision thu Colleetlou AVas.
(Jatht'tcd nnil Airini(,'L'd--r.lillilt l
lor thu lleuellt ol' tin; ('icon
ItlilKt! LlhiMiy.
The prl loan exhibition, nrranRcd by
the ladles of the l!iCn 1'ltlKe llbr:it
fur lite bi'iielll i,f thut Will thy llistltll
tlon, Wits foltuillly opened to the ptibllc
lust i vuiittic, In iiuy or the lai'Ko store
i'.joiiih ul- the hoard of truile hiilhllng.
Pluin .-111 aitlstl'e jioint ot" view It Is si
derided !',ui'iesr and It isf l' he hoped
that the committee, to "whose efforts
Hirunton Is Ituhdited for the finest col
lection of pictures and ctllloH ever seen
lure, will wore the llnanrlal success
the enterprise merlls.
Th" exhibit, compilsliiK nncletit nnil
modern painting's, tupefltrles, lirlr-a-lnae,
curios, ok'.,' 1h too extensive for
detailed mention nlid can only he ap
preciated by one or more vlsltn' devot
ed l careful Inspection. On enteritis
the room one J4 .it onee Impressed by
the artistic arruiiRemeiit of the exhibit.
John Hralnard, under whose personal
supervision Hie collection wan ffiilheruri,
and nrrntiKt'il, defi'i'vcs no sninll credit
for the success Of this Important fea
ture. On the left wall as you enter Is dis
played an excellent collection of mod
el 11 paintings In oil and water color by
distinguished urtlsls. In the rear on
the wall and lu cases is a xt'iy Interest
ing collection of rare and, ancient curios.
1'his collection It was found Impossi
ble to catalogue but instead eueh article
bears a descriptive tag-. The right wull
is devoted to the old masters, tapestries
and other objects of interest, the en
semble being- completed by onentnl
rugs and l;uperlea, palms, etc.
A low of seats for the accommodation
of visitors extends down the centre of
the room. Spare forbids an extended
review. Thole, can only be mentioned
a few of the many excellent features
which will delig-ht tile eye and will re
pa careful study.
TUH .MODr.UN PAINTIXflP.
Anion;; the modern paintings. the doz
en or more examples of John Kaught's
work should in point of artistic excel
lence as well as local ptlde, be the chief
centre of utlriction. Jlr. Uaught is a
Serantonian who is lapldly coming to
the from umong- the landscape painters
of the day and deserves the support of
all who desire Scranton to take as high
rank in the artistic world as It has in
the World of ?otum'rce. The Highway
(C2) exhibited In the lT.ris salon, depicts
a French road running- up hill. It is
a simple rural scene and owes its chief
chnrni to its illimitable color hi heme,
and denth of poetic InslRht into th
beauties of nature. This work takes
rank at once with the works of many
older and more distinguished artists.
This palming is the projieity of John
ltohertfeon, of Mooslc.
The Old Violinist (f,G) a cluirmins;
study hy C. C. Curran, aim comes from
Mr. Hobrrlson's collection.. A Gray Day
(GO) and a Wit Day (70), two beautiful
effects from the brush of A. II. Wyunt;
Algiers ("i9) by F. A. UrldgniPli: Coast
of Scotland (OS) by W. T Richards; A
Holstiiln Uull (KUl hy Curelton Wiggins;
From yy Study Window (CO) by A.
Mauve; airl'ii Head US) by Hnmlltou
Hamilton; The Oolden Aije (u'J) by S,
Htelsin: The Dreamer (55) by V. S.
Chinch, are line examples of the tech
nique, color and composition of these
well known artists.
THh OLD MASTK11S.
Anb.ng the old master. the collection
liought at public salo in Otilleile Or
slni, Home, by Ir.ink Caiiuocl; a pic
ture by Holbein, loaned by O. It. Parke:
Tin- Adoration (1) from the Hurden
t.twn (X. J.) llnnop'trte collection, by
CorreRlo. or one of his pupils, also por
trait ol' Mrs. ICllzubeth Child Sander
son, nitlst unknown, will attract es
pecial ilotlce,
A valuable collection of Washington
relics, John Ihown's last letter, mi old
Fr-ncli chair used by' Louis I'hllllpe,
oriental kuh and salircs, old manu
scripts, maps, etc,, add not a Utile to
tlu Interest of the exhibit.
As the collection Is still growing we
can give but a partial llsi of those who
have lianed works of art or rare cuiIih,
but among those t.t whom the thanks of
the library association are especially
due are: .lames P. Host", Mrs. Anna
Sanderson, Mrs. Hoban, Mrs. 'Walter
Dickson, John Jtobertscin, Mrs. W. F.
llallstead, Mrs. G. L. Dickson, J. 11.
nittenhouse, T. Smith, II. U. Rey
nolds, Frank CarluccI, A. F. Law, Leah
flenth, 10. H. Sturgw, Mrs. Joseph
sicranton, .Mrs. .1. u, uimnucu. The ex
hilillion will be opin every ufternoon
and evening lUirlng the week.
ENTERPRISE WITH A VENGEANCE.
Olyphnut Opera House .lliuingtir is a
Hustler and No aliMal.o,
Olyphant has) an opera house man
ager who Is nothing- If not aggressive
in Jumes F. Cummmes, better known
here as Prothonntnry Pryor's obllglntr
deputy. Momluy night he had Edi
son's Vilnscope Vnuiluvllle I'oinpany
billed for jiis house, but after a hur
advance sale it w. found thut the
show could not be nlveii owlnir to the
absenco of electric light and power,
the Olyphant borough plant having
shut down for rounlrs.
Mr. Uummlngs lit the house with
kerosene lamps, let the people In with
out taking up tickets, and ut the time
for inlslng the curtain, mounted the
stjise, explained the dlllleultles and
told them he would put the show on
the next night. The audience srood
urtturodly bore with him and not a
single person took advantage of the
offer to i-efujid money on the tickets.
Immediately the hustling1 inonnger
set to work. He Induced the company
to cancel an engagement and stay
over, hired a gang- of electrical expeits,
secured the necessary permissions,
and hy tapping- the Traction eonipa'ny's
trolley wire for power, repairing a mo
tor at the boiouKh plant and running a
line (o, the opera house to convey light,
ho had everything In shape at 5 o'clock
p. m., and In the evenjng the show was
produced before a crowd that packed
the house.
Sprint' .Milliner) Ope 11 in ir.
Thumlay and Friday at Miss Nellie
Walsh!, in Wyoming avenue.
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TWIN'IN'a.ln acrunton, Pa Moruh SJ,
1897, Mr. Anna Twining, ut her home.
71p7 Memlj., avenue. Funeral Thursday
morning Tit 11 o'clock from the home,
lnturment at Laokuwana.
PORTRAIT OF JOSEPH J. ALBRIGHT.
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One of the finest specimens of the modern portrait painter's art. In this region
at least, is the lnagnlllcenl portrait ol' Joseph J. Albright, or Albany, N. Y.. re
cently hung In the Albright .Memoilul library and presented by William T. Smith.
It Is the handiwork or Cliartratt, the French portrait painter, whose peculiar
skill has been employed by prominent personages of this and the Kuropeiiu con
tinent. When It Is remembered that a competent crltluiie might occupy a col
umn In properly describing 11 work ol' Much a muster. It will be recognized thut
any brief criticism here would Hot be at all commensurate with the merit ol the
work. The accompanying cut will, however, give a libit or the nnturul poise.
The painting Is about threo-iunrtor Size and Is the result ol' a long period or
labor. Its 'cost Is unknown. iHit there Is probublv no painting, landscape, murine
or portrait, in this section of the state that represents 11 (treater value, it was
the iilcture'H original who gave Scranton the city's splendid library building.
The palming Is hung at the westerly end of the reading room. Many persons
are visiting the library dally for the express purpose of studying II.
MET AT WILKES-BARRE.
Convention of the Woman's Poreign
Missionary Society- of the Wyoming;
District of the M. E. Church.
The Womans' Foreign Missionary so
ciety of the Wyoming district held a
convention yesterday In the First Meth
odist Kpiscupul chut eh at Wilkes-Hurie,
livery Methodist church In this elty
was repiesented. From the Simpson
Methodist KpIscop.il church there were
present: 'Mrs. Sweet, wife of Hie pastor,
Ilev. J. H. Sweet; Miss Sarah Slocuni.
Mrs. itlchurd Castner, Mrs. Charles
Acker; and among those from other
Scranton chinches werei Mrs. Clarke,
Mrs. Jones, .Mrs. Chaffee, wife of Hev.
A. F. Chaffee: Mrs. Fdgar, wife of
Hev. William Kdgur, and Mrs. D. H.
Hand.
There were two sessions of tile con
vention, niuruliirf and ufternoon. De
spite the wet weather In th. morning
then; was u good attendance. Mrs. M.
J. Slraub led the devotional exercises.
Mis. M. S. Hani, district president,
gierted the convention with a few
words' on the guidance of the Holy
Spirit. Afterward Mrs. D. S. Melvell,
secretory, gave a splendid report and
Mrs. Lance read a paper on "Hod's
Vlneyaut and Womans' Place in It."
Dr. Anna Clark talked in an Interesting-
way of "Medical Missionaries In
China." Singing followed and Mrs. f!.
1-:. Powell, of Wilkes-lJarro, led tho
convention In a Journey through In
dia. "The Isles of the Sea" was read
by Miss Life.
President Hard appointed the follow
ing on committees: Mrs. Powell, Mrs.
Mogg. Miss Shuemaker, committee on
programme for the next convention;
Mrs. Lance, Mis. Chalfee, Mrs. Llew
ellyn, committee on resolutions. Lunch
was served by , the ladies of the First
church.
In the afternoon the attendance was
greater than that of the morning ses
sion. Mis. Plercp, of Wilkes-Harre, led
the devotional exeulses. Mrs. (. K.
Powell, corresponding secretary, luud
her report. Mrs. K. 11. Reynolds gave a
tall: on Hulgarla. followed by 11 spirit
ed paper on "Such As I Iluve (Jive
Thee."
The convention participated in an In
dividual discussion on the subject:
"Which Country am I Mc&t Interested
In uud Why?" Miss Mary Dar.fortli,
who hut recently returned from mis
sionary woik in Jaoan, spoke for un
hour In a remailtably interesting way.
Mr. Johnson, another missionary from
Japan, was introduced to the conven
tion but he made no address,
Mrs. Kulp, of Wllkes-P.arre, annnimo
eil n reception in honor of Miss Dan
lorth at Mrs. Kulp's home Saturday
afternoon from three to six o'clock.
This closed the convention. '
THIS WILL BE A BUSY NIGHT.
.Many Things to Occupy tho Attention
01 llio City Fathers.
Tonight will he u busy one about the
city hall. The common council will
be in session nni the paving; committee
of the select branch will meet and
wrestle with the Mulberry Htivet pav
ing problem.
The lower biu'uit will ho alive with'
action as there, will be .1 ru.!) of new
measures lnirodiieeil and pending ordi
nances called ill) for reading In order
to accomplish iu, much as possible lie
fine the new clecoly approaching reor
gani'.ullon. If Mayor Ralley keeps his promls-'
to the special Interview committee Ire
will address to coninmn rounill a dell
uite lepiirt on the Kinsley matter. The
coniur.inlriitloii will he a confirmation
of the special committee's report that
.Mr. Kinsley will resign, the resignation
to lake erferl April 80.
Select council at Its adjourned meet
ing tomorrow night will get its llrst
ciacU at the )M)7 nppiooiiuilon ordi
nance which comes up on llrst reading.
The meeting will also get a report from
the pavements committee gp the .Mul
berry street squabble. Hither matter
would he siiillcleiit entertainment ut
any limn excepting near the coho of a
council year. - ,
SCHOOL BUILDINGS INSPECTED.
lloanl ol'Coutrol Coniniillou on lis
Annual Tour(
The building committee of the hoard
of control began its annual Inspection
of Hie city's public Hehoul luilldlngs
.yeBterduy. Their tqur will not end un
,tU tomorrow uftrriinuii, The limped hm
Is for tho purpose of arriving at the
approximate amount of money neces
sary for repulrs uud Improvements in
1807. l
In the past It has nut heeu pustomury
to iiiuUm the Inspections so airly, but
this year on uccoupt of the depleted
state of school finances the committee
will aim to make n comparatively exact
estimate of the repair fund and will
curtail It as much as possible.
Schools Xoh.33. .t."i, 1". !), 1, 27, 28 and 21
in the Ninth. Seventeenth, Tenth,
Seventh, Second and Thirteenth wards
were visited yesterday. A trip among
the South Side buildings will be made
today.
The committee consists of Henson M.
Davis, chairman: c. J. Conrad, John
M. Casey, W. J. Welsh. John Gibbons,
Herman Notz and George 11. Carson.
THOUGHT THE BUGGY WAS HIS'N.
(JcotKU Sickler Arrested Cor Possess,
ing Stolen Cooils.
George Slekler was driving down
I'enn avenue yesterday afternoon,
when rude hands were laid upon him
and he was hauled before Alderman
Howe Tor 'stealing or holding . down
stolen goods, i. e., the buggy In which
he sat. The owners of Cuslck's livery
caused the a: rest.
In the month of March. IS!),",, a horse
and buggy weie stolen from the lively
and yesterday was the first heard of
the goods. Only the buggy was
claimed, the horse that Slekler drove
yesteiday does not belong to Cuslck.
Refore Alderman Howe Slekler stated
that he had puichased the buggy from
Noone Campbell, of the North Knd.
Slekler entered bail In the sum of $2uu
to appear at court.
PAWN TICKET 210.
Lester Company Produced it at the
rintliitixliiim Last .Viuiit.
"Pawn Ticket 210," with Miss .Minnie
Lester In the leading role, delighted
a lurse audience at the Frothlnghnm
last night. It Is a play tliat fits the
company like an old glove and a de
lightful porrormunee was the result.
In the ufternoon "Funohou the Crick
et" was produced with Miss Lester In
the title mle.
This alteration "Rose of Klllurny"
will hold the boards and tonight
tomury change of specialties, vita
lity company. There will be the cus
"Glen Ulurney" will be produced by
scope pictures and orchestra selec
tions. ALTERING" LADIES' GARMENTS.
Tailor-.Hiido I'inish.
Martin, merchant tailor, 20." Wyom
ing avenue, formerly with .Martin
Delaiiy. bus enlarged his ultering and
repalilng department, and Is now pre
pared to alter and remodel ladles' gar
ments of all kinds In an artistic and
wurkmanllke manner. Fit guaran
teed. .limit's Roland Ko-eliii'ted.
At a meeting or the Hoard of Prison
commlssloneis of Literne at Wilkes
Rane Tuesday James Roland, formerly
of this elty, was reelected warden o'f
the Luzerne county prison. He was the
unanimous choice.
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To tho Ladies,
(jiand millinery opening at .Tonkins
& .Morris' today, tomorrow and Satur
day. -10(1 Spruce street.
N'otiee,
Wo are still dolus: huslness at the
some old stand where we have been for
twenty-two years past and most re
spect fully solicit the patronage of the
public us heretofore In awnings, tents,
Hags and all kinds of boelety uoods
and decorations.
s. J. Fiihrman & Uro.
SAWYER'S
UIDSPIIICIIF
Today, Tomorrow and Saturday.
Millinery display thuill .how the drift of
spiinn styles and net, the pace, for the new
scaroil.
ThuHipru will have ample Interest for every
woman. Take no 0110V word for 11 come
and M'O fur yourself,
KVH'.vbody Ik utilroiuc. to the Ireest timprc
tplll or Ihu Nuw Hpiing HltK, ThO hlylitk
family discount auyihliii; In Die piui,
Iteeeptloii days mo today, tomorrow and
.Sttui'diiy,
A. R. SAWYER,
132 WYOMING AVENUE,
GERMAN METHODIST
. CONFERENCE BEGINS
Sessions In the Pirst (kriiinn Clmrch an
Adiinis Avenue.
HISII0P WALDEN WILL PRESIDE
llnglish Will Ho Spoken ut Only thu
Morning Shvuoim-S(!Vt!titv (lerg)-
'nicn VitiMMit I'ioiii Scvciul Slates.
Conl'dcnou Duds on .Monday, When
thu Appnl tititiunls Will lie A11-iiotiui'ciU-.Novi'itil
.Voted Divines
Will llu Present.
Tho annual session of tho IJant Ger
man Methodist l'Iplscopal cnnl'en'neei
eouipilsliig all the territory cast of th
Allegheny mountains, beuan here last
night In the Mist German Methodist
tii'uuii iit the corner of Ailains avenue
and Vine stieet, and will lust urttll
Monday.
Among tho seventy clergymen iu iiU
1 tendiince from cities as distributed us
I ale Raltlmore, Philadelphia. Newark,
' New Ymli city, Itrooklyn, Poiighkeepsle,
Ri)ch"s,ler, liillfulo, etc, are Rev. J. J,
Messmei, presiding elder of this district,
i and Rev, John a, Dejuinirer, of IJrook-
lyn, also a presiding elder.
' Rev. Ulsliop John SI. Walden, D. P.,
I of Cincinnati, is here to preside. He
j reached here yesterday afternoon direct
from the spfslon of the Wilmington
conference at Chester. Del., and Is he
me entertained at the home of Hon.
William Council.
Rlshop -Walden will preside over only
the morning sessions as those are the
only moetliigs at which the proceedings
will be conducted Iu the Knglish lan
guage. The anernoons and evenings
will lie "devoted respectively to commit
tee and pentacostal meetings and
preaching services. At these gather
legs, Knglish will be spoken at only
the Pentacostal services. On Monduy
the new appointments will be announc
ed. THOSK IN ATTENDANCE.
Tile ministers In attendance and their
places of residence are:
hev. C. F. Gilinm, New York city:
Rev. II. Kastentlleck, New York elty;
Rev. George Abcle, Rrooklyn; Rev.
Jehu C. Delnlnger, Rrooklyn; Rev.
Louis Wnllon. Hoboken; Rev. Jacob
Kolb, New York city; Rev. Geo. 11.
Mayer, New' York elty; Rev. Ph. Stabl,
Fort Hunter, N. Y.; Rev. Gustav Haus
scr, Brooklyn; Rev, J. J. Slessmcr,
Newark: Rev. V. W. Hoppinun. Ualtl
mote; Rev. F. Glenk, Long Island city;
Rev. F. Roy, New York city; Rev.
Paul Quuttluendor, New York city;
Rev. Ph. Haendlgee, Scianton: Rev.
W. II. Kurth, Troy, N. Y.; Rev. V.
W. Roese, Raltlmore; Rev. W. Sclilue
ter, Jersey City; Rev. A. Flninmunn,
Newark; Rev. John Find, Lawrence,
SIuss.; Rev. G. If. Simons, Rrooklyn:
Rev. Adam Groebe, Elizabeth, N. J.;
Rev. C'hus. Reuss, Schenectady; Rev.
G. J. AVoorz, Jersey City; Rev. AV.
Glesregen, Riooklyn: Rev. John Lunge,
Rrooklyn; Rev. John G. Luti!, Pough
keepsie; Rev. H. 11. Heck, Philadelphia;
Rev. G. liobllln, Rodtester; Rev. II.
Mueller, liillfulo; Rev. D. H. Pupe,
West Hoboken. N. J.; Rev. D. Rubeck,
Scranton; Rev. II. Vollhorg, Rulfiilo;
Rev. G. li. Gi-lger, Raltlmore; Rev.
Jacob Sutei, New Haven; Rev, Gustav
Hausser, Hartford; Rev. Ernst Gysln,
YValorville, N. Y.; Rev. C. Jordan,
Patcrsoi), N. J.; Rev. E. W. Peglow,
Greenlield, Pa , Rev. IVm. A. Stark.
Roston; Rev. J. Sehuler, Akron, N. Y.;
Rev. J. PleiinKer, Roche'Jter; Rev. C.
RmL-meyer, Hen Clllf. N. Y.; Rev. H. R
Hausl, Amsterdam, N. Y.; Jlt'v. i.
Wlbel. Ruflaln; Rev. C. Haefell, Dun
kirk, N. Y. ; Rev. E. Velgel, Lancaster,
N. Y.; Rev. J. II. F. Roese. Raltlmore;
Rev, George' I', Kl'ebs, YonUers; Rev.
J. Hchaeuble, Luffalo: Rev. II. A. Ma
ser, Bridgeport, Conn.; Rev. John llu
gen, Newark; Rev. Willlum Sieyer,
.lofi'ersonvlile. N. V.i Rev. C. Slephan,
Rrooklyn, N. Y.; Rev. H. Weber, Phil
adelphia; Rev. Jacob Thellmauu, Syra
cuse; Rev Albert J. -Vast, D. D., Cin
cinnati; Rev. II. Grf ntzenberg, Cincin
nati; Rev. J. C. Marling, Peiea, O.
Last night's session did not relate to
the Conference proper, but was an an
niversary celebration by tho German
Hpworth leugue. Addresses were made
by Rev. D. Pape, of Vit .llobokeii, N.
J., and Rev. H. W. Peglow, or Green
field. Tile exeiclse-t were followed by
a reueptiou in the Salibath school loom
under the auspices of the l.ndlis' Aid
society and the Hpworth league uf the
First chtirch.
BEGINS THIS MORNING.
This mornlnir will witness the open
ing of tlie conference at !) .o'clock. It
will "include a celebration of the holy
communion. Committees will bcln
their work at 2 o'clock. At -1 o'clock
there will be a Pontucostiil meeting
conducted by Rlsliop Vnlden. The
conference sermon will be preached in
tp evening by Rev. IT. Vollberg, ot
Buffalo.
Rev. Mauley S. Hard, D. D., of Phil
adelphia, seen tary of tho Church Ex
tension society, will address the con
fidence .Monday morning. ,Rev. A. it,
Leonard, .11. D., of the .Missionary so
doty, and Rev. C. II. Payne, II. I)., of
the Hoard of Education, both of New
York city, .will bo here probably to
nionow, The report of the .temperance, Sab
bath observance, resolutions, tiacts,
Lilble, Sabbath school and education
committees will bo made either Sat
urday ufternoon or Monday moraine.
Illfrhop Walden will deliver his fa
mous lecture on "Afiica" Sunday even
ing at Elm. Park church.
COMEDY AT MUSIC HALL TONIGHT.
,loi i in Weiss' Cioulion Will Receive
Itsl'irM Presentation Tonight,
Slorrls Welts, a draughtsman for
the Lackawanna Iron and Steel com
puny. lias written a two act comedy,
entitled "The Coal Karon, or the Cttn
ninB Clerk," which will be produced
tonight ut Music Hall by the dramatic
section of the Scranton Llederkranz.
The 'comedy Is in German anil is
said in be very cleverly constructed
uud hichly amunlns.
('. . Koucciiy.
Scranton's favorite hair dresser and
artist will retire from business in tills
elty April 1st. Until that date all work
will be done ot greatly reduced prices,
Every article In the store will be sold
ut such low prices us will Insure a spe
cial clearance of the entire stock hy
April 1st. This will be a rare oppor
tunity to lay In a supply of toilet ar
ticles, switches, etc.; also the only op
portunity to have wigs, switches uud
front pieces at prices that cannot be
equalled again. As an artist lu this
line Sir. Koiieuey has no peer In this
section of the country, few lo excel
him anywhere lie closes his business
here for a location lu a larger city. All
orders will be executed promptly and
for cash only.
Pabst's Mlhvaulfeo Hock:
I.olimann's, Spruce street,
Ueer, at
THE MONEY DISAPPEARED.
Mrs. Ilurily Chnigus JJrs. I'orttin with
T11 hi tig Ut
Sirs. Lizzie Hartl, keeper of a lioard
llit: house at 242 Penn avenue, charges
one of her boarders. Mis. Mnbel Peslcn,
with the theft of 1DS .ind befoie Alder
man John T. Howe yesterday after
noon Slrn. I'oflten wfts hold In r00 ball
10 answer at court,
Sirs. Hitt'dv missed the money uftei-
11 o'clock yesterday morning- .and Him
claims that she suv Mia. l'ostcn coni
Iiil' out of the ttKiin where the mony
had bent. It was Alt p. Hardy's ptlvate
room and Mix. Poaten had not linen lu
the habit of entering It. liar coming
out yesterday plwiclc'MW. Hardy r.a be
ing suspicious, she 1 jvs. unci she bn
metllutely went In !f look for the
money. It was gone.
The money was lu bills and had been
placed under a pin cushion lu the room.
Sirs. Hardy swore 11)1 the stnnd that
Sirs. T'osli n passed the room door while
she was hiding tho money.
At the heating Attorney FlUtll; Royle
defended Mrs, POsteu and Attorney
John J. Mai tip looked after Sirs. Har
dy's Interests. Slis. Posten denied lh
chnure and her stoiy wns substantiat
ed by her husband, William Posten.
PltlCE OP GAS 1$ REDUCED.
.New
Schedule (iocs Into r.llcet on
April 1 Niut.
The Scranton Gas and Writer com
panj,; ami the Hyde Park Gas and Wat
er company announce that on and after
April I the price c,f gas will be $1.25
per thousand cubic feet.
Thls-piici? will also he'sjuhject lo the
following discounts: Five per cent,
upon all bills where Hie consumption
for the month amounts to less than
523; ten per cent, upon all mis where
Hie consumption amounts to J2.1 'and
upwards, provided the bill Is paid on or
before the 20th of the month on which
thu bill Is piescnted. "" "
Miss Carolync V. Dorsey, teacher of
elocution, oratory and delsartj, DIG Ad
ams avenue.
Your Shirts
Returned to you with any kind of
finish you desire, domestic, medium or
high gloss, when laundrled at the
Crystal, 'M'. and tllu Adams-ave.
Twtnlnjr, optician 12.", Penn avenue, in
Harris' drug store. Hours 9 a. rn.. 5
p. in.
To Cure n Cold in One liny.
Take laxatlvo Bromo Quinine Tablets.
All druggists refund the money If It
falls to cure. 25 cent3.
The most wonderful
pony in the world. A real,
live, pony, only A2 inches
high, with a tail 15 feet
long, will be on exhibition
at our stores for this week
only. Be sure and bring
the children to see it at
WARREN-EHRET COMPANY,
contractor: foi
BURET'S SLAG ROOFING
EHRETS SLAG ROOFING WILL RE
SIST A FIRE BUILT UPON IT AND
MAINTAINED FOR MORE THAN AN
HOUR, AS WE HAVE PROVED BY AC
TUAL TEST. IT IS FIRE-PROOF.
314 Washington ave., Scranton, Pa
EST" SETS OF TEETD. S8.
Including thu painless uMtiiK'tiin; uf
tectli by :ui entirely now inoceu.
S. C. SNYDER, D. D. S
331 Spruce St, Opp. Hotel Jermyn.
IFREE EXHIBIT
C H 3 EI F".
1
Kfw
im V'X- pS
S?1'--s-asui;iiS',-j'
CARPETS,
Get Our Prices on
DRAPERIES,
Be sure you look through our stock before purchasing.
ALL NEW SPRING GOODS.
The prices we have put ou our stock of Carpets,
Draperies, Linoleums, Window Shades and Mattings will
interest you.
Great Rug Saalo.
Have you seen our Imported Seamless Axminsfer
Rugs, (Carpet Sizes)? 6.6x9.8, 7.6x10.3, S.Sxio.io, 9.9x13,2.
C3FPRICES CUT ONE-THIRD.
BECKER S 111(1,
"m
WET I?B
; ,i
P
f
uu
423 Lackawanna Avanuj.
Watches,
Clocks, Jewelry,
Sterling Silver
And'Cut'Giass.
Great Reductious iu All
These Goods.
Watches and Clocks
paired on short notice.
Re-
HI I III
DRUGGISTS,
2(M Luckuwaiuiii Ave.
Tomcct iliniloiimiiil fur I'ntcnt .Medicine
ul pnpiiliu' price-, oiler the following INI:
.lily lie's r..pectoniMt
I 'ill lie's Celiry l 'oiii pun ml
I.ydlii l'i n IUiiuii'n Com lion ml
Ilmid's Hcincillc-
llun-oiri'iii(lnc lin-lers
Ciiliroi'iiluH.Miiph'lKS ..j.
.N'CHtlu'N I-'lKMI
Mell Ill's Kooi ;
HtrensitlieiiliiK I'lnslers.. :
AHcnckV I'orotik PIiinIcis
IIcIiiiImiIiI'k IIiii'Iiii ,
Fellow's Ni un I town
llooii'KKiioiipitrlllii
Ayer'K SiirMip.iilllu
Hood's I'lIN
Ayer's Fills
CuilcrV FIIN
Scott's KiiuiMIoii, liii'Ke..,,,
Scott's KiiiiiNIoii, hiiihII
Flcrce's Mcillcnl leseoverv
Flcrce's Fiuoiilc l'ic-ci-Iitlon...
Ciitlcuni Nnip
Warner's Siilc Cure
Lyon's Tooth Powder
....(IHc bottle
....7-c bottle
7llo bottle
..'Jl)c tiottle
tr.c
,...:i,-icliottlu
I lie box
....Hoc bottle
lUi'fiirh
llleeurli
7l)e bottle
.. l fie )o:
....t!7c bottle
....Uc hottlu
lSe box
I He box
l&e box
"tie bottle
10c buttle
7"c bottle
7,1c bottle
loeculiO
....8 le bottle
J He bottle
Cull ut our store for Fulciit Mcilleluen.l)rii!(i
and Fic-crlpl Ions anil nave money, llumeiii
ber the store, jut) l.ucluiwiinnaiivuiiliu.
Wl: LI-AI) Till: PROCHSSION
vOl'wli
With the Illicit iik-nrt incut oft'rofltery and
lluuiiwiii'e ever colleclcil miller one roof. Hut
tciire not nieiv .collectors of lieiiiillful ehlnit.
We want to sell all of It, even the niiv.-t uud
prettie-t pieces orthe loi.liinl so we put prices
on tlieui that nmk customers feel that thee
lire KctiliiK ii rent -ijood IIiIiik for their niuiic.i".
We don't pretend to ell below cost all thu
time, us hi- me built like other people uud
hue to ltc. We sell cheap, tliouifh.
New I. hie of lluliy Canlae-.
METROPOLITAN '"CHINA HALL,
C J. WEICHEL,
ii urn! hi Wash. Ave., Alcur.s HIJk.
Sohmsr Piano Stands at th3 Head
3
MI5
mym.'
AND .1. V. (lunicNSI'Y Stands at the Head
in thu Muslu trauk. You ran always gst a
better bnritain at his brnutlful wurerooma
than at any other place in tho city,
Call and "sen fur yourself before, buying,
205 Washington Avenue,
SCRANTON, PA.
J. V. ClUEUNSKY, Prop.
! .i.n.. y i ii, i.iawn.
DUNN'S
SPRIIJ3
HUS
NONE
UHTTBR.
The m.
J&.2L JSuMijEma J&Wii.JL
sSSr'?5S5x!a?fff
vs u fflJ&ggiiisii
JmrnML
406 Lackawanna Ave.
Opp, Wyoming House,

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