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Some Events of the Duy on the West
Side of the City Noted.
Funeral of Mrs. Mury klmo of Robinson
Sirect - Sudden Death of Cbnrlca
- Leber of llumpton Street-Louis
Getx Buried at Whlto Haven.
Officer Hezeklah Peters, -who Is doing
night duty on Scranton street, ob
served a colored man carrying lira.
Mary Roberts, a well known character,
tip Scranton street at an early hour
yesterday morning. After walking a
few yards he deposited her upon the
idewalk and left Jier. Officer Peters
went to the woman and found that she
was bleeding from a severe gash In the
forehead. The otllcer left the woman
a few moments and overtook the negro
and questioned him concerning the nf
falr. The negro, whose names Is John
MoCabe, said he found the woman
upon the sidewalk, where she hud
fallen. He also stated that she was
under the Influence of liquor. The in
jured woman was removed to the West
Side station house and later to the
Lackawanna hospital, where it re
quired ten stitches to close the wound.
The woman's statement is that she was
attacked by a negro, whom she did not
know. She has often been arrested for
drunkenness. Officer Peters, fearing
that McCabe knew more than he cared
to tell, arrested him last evening, and
he Is now at the West Side station
house. ,
. Mrs. himo Hurled.
The funeral of Mrs. Mary KIme, wife
of Albert S. KIme, of Robinson street,
took place yesterday afternoon at 2,30
o'clock from the family home and was
very largely attended. The remains
were encased in a handsome plush cov
ered casket of a light drab color, and
were viewed by the friends and mourn
ers previous to the services. A brief
service was conducted at the home by
Rev. T. J. Collins, after which the
cortege moved to the Scranton Street
Baptist church, where Mr. Collins
preached. He used many kind terms
in expressing the worth of the deceased
lady, and spoke on the uncertainties of
life. Waco council, No. 4.", Daughters
of Pocahontas, Improved Order of Red
Men, and Electric City camp, No. 33,
Patriotic Order of True Americans, of
which Mrs. KIme was a member, were
m. attendance. The floral tributes
were many and Included the following
designs: Floral hatchet. Inscribed
"Waco Council, 45, D. of P.," shield and
star by Electric City camp. Patriotic
Order of True Americans; anchor by
family, and a wreath by Franklin Fire
company. After the services the re
mains were conveyed to the Washburn
Street cemetery, where Interment was
made. The flower bearers were Mrs.
Sadie Coleman, Misses Hannah Harris,
Emma Krager and Maggie Harris;
pall-bearers, Fred Warnke, T. H. Da
vis, Fred Post, Robert Albro, James
Wademan and Joseph Green.
Charles Leber's Sudden Death.
Charles Leber, a well-known resident
of Hampton street, died at 2 o'clock
yesterday morning at the home t)f his
daughter-in-law, Mrs. Leber, of Ninth
street. On Monday afternoon Mr. Leber
was at work In the house where he- In
tended to reside in the future. While
he was at work laying down carpets,
he was stricken with paralysis In the
back and In a few moments his condi
tion was crltlb.I. He was placed on a
sofa, where he laid in agony until an
early hour yesterday morning, when he
died. Mr. Leben was born In Germany
and was 66 years of age. . He has re
sided on the West Side, for'rriahy years
and is survived by a family. Deceased
was a veteran of the late war and also
a mover In religious work,' being con
nected with the German Presbyterian
church. He was a man whose disposi
tion was such as to claim every man as
his friend. The funeral will take place
tomorrow afternoon. Services will be
conducted by Rev. F. A. Paupe, of the
German Presbyterian church.
Brief Notes of Interest.
The French Roof hotel, on Washburn
street, Is being: remodeled.
David M. Thomas, of Chestnut street,
Is recovering from nn Illness.
Daniel Mohr, of North Sumner ave
nue, is quite 111 with pneumonia. - -
St. Leo's Tourist club will hold an
entertainment In Mears' hall this eve
ning. William Glbbs, of Hampton street, Is
recovering from an attack of rheuma
tism. .
George Fellows, of Tenth- street, Is
Buffering from an attack of rheuma
tism. ...
Rev. John Davy, of Tobyhanna, has
returned home from a visit with friends
on the West Side.
Miss Jennie Daniels, of Division
Street, has returned home from a visit
with Kingston friends.
Hyde Park lodge. Sons of St. George,
will hold an entertainment and hop In
Mears' hall, on April 2p.
D. R. Jones, of North Lincoln avenue,
has been appointed Inspector over the
Jforth Main avenue sewer.
I Prices cut in two- until Saturday
night. We will sell shoes at Just half
prlce.i, V . i Joseph. A.-.Mears. .-
The- ladles or the First Welsh OBap-
ytist ouuroh held a delightful tea in the
' church parlors on Monday afternoon-.
The- funeral of Louis Getz, 'of Wesi
Lackawanna avenue, who was killed on
the Delaware, Lackawanna and West
ern railroad on Sunday morning, took
place yesterday at noon. Services were
conducted at the home. The remains
were taken on' the 1 o'clock train to
White Haven,, where Interment was
made- . ' -..
T. J. Reynolds, of Hampton street,
agent for the PIMston stove company,
will leave today for New York and New
The six weeks'old child of Mr. and
Mrs. M. J. Doud, of Van Buren avenue,
died yesterday. The funeral will occur
Mrs. Thomas. Thomas end son, Will
iam, of Plymouth, have returned bomb
after a visit with William V, Grlillths,
on North Sumner avenue, .
ReV. Mr. Netherton at Forty Fort,
will address the members of tho Ep-
worth league at the Hampton street
church on Friday evonlng.
The marriage of Miss Kate Saul, of
Price street, and A. L. Martin, of Wash
Ington avenue, will be solemnized at
noon today In St. Patrick's church.
An entertainment and social will be
held In the Plymouth Congregational
church ,by classes 22 and 23 on April 2j.
Tho teachers are Misses Lulu James
and Jennie Lewis.
Mrs. John lllckert and Mrs. Puvld
W. Moser have received neWB unnouuc
ing the death Of their futlwr, John
Hlckert, of Hazel Brook. Deceased, had
leached the ripe age of 93 years.
West Side Dustiness Directory.
PHOTOORAI'HKH Cabinet Photos, $1.40
pur uuBtm. They are Just lovely. Con
vince yourself by calling ut Htnrner'a
t'lioto l'aiioia, 1V1 ttnd 103 South Alum
OHOCI2KIES Revere Standard Java
Coffee Is unexcelled. The leading oonVe
of tho day. J-'or mile only at R W. Ma
son & Co. fine Uiouei-les, 110 South
Alain n venue.
for anything you have to sell. Furni
ture, Stoven, Tools, etc. Cull ami see
tlu stock of J. C. King, 1W4 und 1UJ0
Jackson street.
WALL PAl'UK Go to Freil RoynoliH
JWti North Main avenue, and see Ids
complete line of Wall Paper, l'ulnts
and Window Similes, just openea wun
new stuck.
PLI'MBINO Wllllum D. Griffiths, 113
North Main avenue, does Hrst-class
Plumbing, Steam Heat and Gas Pitting,
Satisfaction Is strictly guaranteed.
The Eureka Base Ball club will hold
a social and drawing in O'Donnell's
hall tonight.
George V. Benedict, Jr., of the Re
publican, has recovered from his recent
illness and Is visiting friends in Carbon
dale. Michael Loftus, of Carbondale, 'was
married to Miss Annie Uurke, of Main
avenue, in tho Holy Hosary church
yesterday at noon. -,'
Dr. William D. Donne has began
housekeeping in the Hendrick's build
ing, on the corner of Church avenue
and Market street.
' Luke Duggan Is confined to his home
on Parker street by an attack f the
grip. His Infant child is also seriously
(ill with the scarlet fever.
Miss Phoebe Smith, the leading so
prano of the North Main Avenue Bap
tist church, has been confined to her
home on Main avenua by an attack of
the grip.
The 9-year-old son of Thomas Mc
Gulre, of Parker street, is seriously ill
with the scarlet fever. An Infant child
of Mr. MTGuIre was burled a few weeks
ago, having died of this same disease.
Michael Haggerty and William
Burns, the two boys who were sent to
the county Jail last Thursday by Alder
man Roberts, in default of ball, for
stealing a chicken, have been dis
charged from custody, the case against
them having been settled. The case
against young Connolly, however, will
be carried to court.
It has been the custom of the children
residing In the vicinity to play around
the corner of Wayne avenue and Will
lam street, and although the police have
for a long time endeavored to stop it,
their efforts have been unsuccessful,
as boys are stationed around to let
their companions know when an officer
is In sight. One night Patrolman Mills
was sent to that vicinity, but not be
ing in uniform, and arrested three
boys, who were taken before Alderman
Roberts and discharged on their prom
ising to keep quiet on the streets. A
few evening later Lieutenant Spellman
arrested Henry Holland, of Main ave
nue, but allowed him to go when he
promised to stay at home evenings;
but he failed to keep his promise, and
Monday night was caught by Patrol
man Rldgway and taken before Alder
man Roberts, who gave him a severe
reprimand. The police say they will
break up this playing, however, even
If some of the offenders must be sent
to Jail.
The Sunday school rooms of the
Methodist Episcopal church were com
pletely filled last night, when Rev. and
Mrs. M. D. Fuller were tendered a fure
well reception by the members of the
church and members of the Ezra Grif
fin past of the Grand Army of the Re
public, of which he Is a member. The
rooms were handsomely decorated vlth
flags and bunting. William Bright, jr..
In an original poem, told of the object
of the meeting, at the close of which
a number of members of Ezra post
marched In. C. O. Sutton presided
over the meeting, which was formally
opened by a prayer by William Holmes,
after which C. W. HenJamln addressed
the audience In behalf of the official
board of the church and spoke of the
harmonious feeling which hail always
existed between Rev. (Mr. Fuller and
tha board. At the close of this address
Mrs. O. W. Miller presented Mrs. Ful
ler with a very handsome bed quilt
In behalf of the Ladles' Aid society.
Rev. George IS. Guild, of the Presby
terian church, In a short, witty ad
dress, told of the friendly relationship
which always existed between the two
churches and their pastors. In behalf
of the church J. L. Lawrence presented
Ilov. and Mrs. Fuller with a purse of
money and some table silverware. Rev.
Mr. Fuller, In responding- to the gift,
said that the reception was a great sur
prise to him and words were Inadequate
to tell of the thankfulness and love he
had for the people. 8. B. Mntt, com
mander of the Ezra GrlfTln post, then
presented Mr. Fuller with a handsome
sliver water pitcher, with the Grand
Army of the Republic "badge tmgraved
on one side and a suitable Inscription
on the other, as a token of the esteem
In which his comrades held him.' Major
13. W. Pierce led the congregation In
singing "Marching Througn fteorgla."
The entertainment closed ' by the
singing of "God Be With You Until We
Meet Again," after which the ladies
Berved refreshments to all present.
Made in the Case of city of Scranton
Against John Tlcrncy.
An application was made for a new
trial yesterday In the case of the city
of Scranton against John TIerney.
The grounds on which the new trial
In asked. Is that the court erred in hord
ing that flie contract for grading Lu
zerne street was legal so far as It con
cerned the alterations made by ordi
nance of 1892; In refusing defendant's
points and in holding that defendant
was stopped from denying the validity
of the assessment because of having
signed th petition In the case.
Objection Nude to u Student of the
, , L'nion Seminary
Rev. Dr. McLeod Sold That Was Whut
Actuated Mini Wbon lie Ma do tho
Objection-Case of C. ; I..' Wels
wasscr Coder Consideration.
Moderator Stltes called the second
session of tho Lackawanna presby
tery to order at 9 o'clock yesterday
morning, when Rev. John Knox con
ducted the opening devotional exer
cises. Rev. P. II. llrooka nctnd as Btat
ed clerk, and Rev. It. B. AVebster per
manent clerk. The presbytery com
prises 100 churches situate within the
counties of Bradford. Susquehanna,
Sullivan, Wyoming, -Wayne, Luzerne
and Lackawanna.
Rev. Robert 13. Wllnon, of the Mon
mouth presbytery, whs received into
membership, and Rev. James S. Wilkes,
of Stuben presbytery, und Rev. Louis
H. Konkol, of the presbytery of MI1
waukle, were received us corresponding
members. A letter was read from Rev.
Tlionlas Thomas, ut the close of a fifty
years' ministry, anil Hevs. S. C. Logan,
F. IJ. Hodge, N. V. Stahl und James
McLeod and Elder J. W. Hollenback
were appointed a committee to take ac
tion upon the same. ltev. D. J. Suther
land was grunted u. call from tho pres
bytery of Blngliumtun to the Susque
hanna, church. Itev. Ixiuls Rymarskl
made application, for a. letter of dis
missal to the Ohio district of tho Ger
man Evangelical synod, which was
granted. The committees appointed by
the moderator were as follws:
Bills and overtures Revs, A. L. Ben
ton, James MoLeod, T. W. Swan, El
ders O. W. Kirkpatrick, John Hessel.
Judicial Revs. J. S. Stewart, S. C.
Logan, D. D., F. B. 1 lodge, D. D., W.
H. Jessup, J. K. Burr. -
Narrative Rev. S. C. Logan, J. T.
Leave of absence Hevs. T. A. Mills,
O. E. Guild, Elder T. At. Watts.
On the next place of meeting Rev.
W. D. Crockett.
On recommending' the filling of va
canciesRevs. G. P. Sewall, L, W.
Church, Elder R. d. Brodhead.
They Answered tho Roll Call.
Rev. .Stephen ' P. G-ates, pastor for
twenty-six years nt Canton and four
years at Orant.-was placed on the hon
orably retired list. The clergymen who
responded to the roll call ure: Revs.
J. Purcell. H. II. Welles, D. J H. II.
Jessup, D. D., James W. Rayner, C. E.
Robinson, D. D., F. B. Hodge, D. D,.
G. G. Smith, P. H. Brooks, James Mc
Leod, V. V., G. 1j. Sewall, L. W.
Church, W. S. Stltes, W. H. Swift,
T. Von Krug, M. L. Cook, T. A. Mills,
Ph. D., W. A. Beecher, George E. Guild,
B. W. Weiss, J. J. Rankin, T. W. Swan,
R. B. Webster, John Knox, W. A. Car
rlngton, John Williams, R. G. Jones,
L. D'Anva, S. C. Hodge, D. D., F. Stein
man, L. Llndermuth, W. D. Crockett,
B. F. Hammond, A. J. Welsley, P. B.
Kennedy, John Klusnk, 33. McLean, W.
L. Everett, Charles Lee. S. C. Logan, D.
D. , C. 'A. Walker, H. J. Crane, W. J.
Days, S. D. Waterbury, A. L. Burton,
Marvin Custor, N. F. Stahl, W, E.
The elders present are: Brooklyn, C.
Tiffany; Dunmore, G. W. B. Allen;
Elmhurst, F. L. Carr; first Slavonic,
John Bardy; Great Bend, Joseph Os
terhout; Kingston, R. G. Broadhead;
Montrose, W. H. Jessup; Olyphant, M.
Gray; Rowe, A. N. Young; Silver Lake,
E. W. Rose; Scranton, C. W. Kirkpat
rick, John J. Snyder. G. W. Phillls, T.
II. Watts, Julius Wellner; Warren, C.
E. Carbin; West Plttston, F. K. Rich
ards; Wilkes-Barre, John Hessel, J. W.
Hollenback; Carbondale, J. E. Burr;
Forest City, V. L. Peterson; Nantlcoke,
J. S. Anderson; . Tunkhannock, O. S.
Mills; Mehoopany, M. S. Klntner; Plym
outh, John Y. Wren; Honesdale, R. W.
Stocker; Susquehanna, J. S. Varrlck;
Taylor, D. J. Whltford; Wyoming,
Hugh McCuIken;. Mt. Pleasant, J. H.
Kennedy; Uniondale, T. Carpenter;
Ararat, J. Sumner; Harmony, H. .O.
Peck; Langcliffe, C. Arkman; Ashley,
G. W. ' Eddlngton; Mooalc, John Mc
Crlndle; Mt. Top, Peter Weaver; New
Milford, S. U. Kruinbar; Scranton,
Daniel Gregory; Franklin, H. J. Dea
kln; Hawley, J. Holllday.
Tho llriggs Case Recalled.
Dr. Stewart Introduced the case of
James B. Corser, who -was anxious to
be examined by the committee of the
presbytery with a view to obtaining a
license to preach. Mr. Corser was a
student at the Union eemlnary and his
application caused much discussion.
Rev. James McLeod stated that tho
general assembly disavowed the Union
seminary and declined to receive any
reports until they were satisfied that
proper relations -were made, and he
moved that the application He on the
table. Rev. . Charles. E. Robinson
pointed out that there was a dagger of
creating a precedent ns a student tinder
his charge, who Intended to enter the
missionary field, was now In the Union
seminary. -.. '
Rev. E. McLean said that "every tub
should stand on Its own bottom,"- and
the question ot seminary should not be
allowed In the discussion, if the appli
cant was sound In the faith, and be
lieved In the principles of the church.
Dr. McLeod explained that he urged the
matter as a question of loyalty to the
general assembly, and eventuully It was
decided that Mr. Corsetl be received and
placed under the charge of Rev. Dr.
Stewart, of Towandn; Subsequently
Mr. Corser was examined in his knowl
edge of Hebrew and arts and sciences,
and was reported to have passed satis
factorily, and was granted permis
sion to-preach at Bernlce during his
Rev. W. E. Fnulkner npplled that his
connection with the Mountain Top
church be dissolved on the first Sunday
In May.., F. A. Johnson, a commissioner
from the church, reported the wishes of
the congregation, and the request was
granted. Rev. W. A. Beecher was ap
pointed to declare the pulpit vacant
on the second Sunday In May, and Rev.
Marvin Muster, of Ashley, moderator
of the church until the next stated
meeting. -,. ., ,
Tho Nominations Made.
Tho committee of nominations pre
sented the following, which was adopt
ed: Home missions, Class C, Revs. J.
S. Stewart, N. F. Stahl and A. L. Ben
ton, Elders D. A. Outon and J. D. Hoyt;
trusts, Rev. N. G. Parke and Elder W.
H. Jessup; foreign missions. Rev. C. K.
Robinson, chairman; educational, Rev.
Marvin Custer; : minister's relief. Rev.
T. Von Krug; publication and Sunday
school, ' Rev. J. J. Rankin and J. ' W;
Williams; church erection and manse,
Rev. J. Best; Freedman, Rev. James
McLeod and Elder A. W. Dickson;
temperance, Revr A. J Welsley, chair
man; colleges and academies, Rev.
Thomas W. Swan, chairman; examina
tion of candidates (church government)',
Rev. N. G. Parke, (-Hebrew) Rev.
William Gibbons; trustees ot the Insti
tutions of learning, under care of Pres
bytery' Rev. F.' a. Hotlge, Rev.' Y. Von
: Th remainder of the session was al
most entirely devoted to the election
of commissioners to represent the pres
bytery at the general assembly. The
following clerical representatives were
nominated: Rev. Alexander G. Cam
eron, of Sylvanla church; Rev. George
G. Smith, of Bald Mount; Rev. H. H.
Jessup (Syria); Rev. Morwin Custer, of
Ashley; Rev. S. C. Hodge, of Tunkhan
nock, and Rev. Enoch McLean, of Elm
hui'Bt. Benjamin F, Hammond, Thom
as A. Llndemuth andi T. Everett were
appointed tellers. As the ballot was
being taken Rev. James McLeod asked
whether any member would have the
right to vote for any person whose
nume was not Included In the nomina
tions end a general discussion ensued.
Rev. S. C. Logan arguing that as a
committee were out of the room by
permission they had noopportunlty and
he asked that the opportunity be given
them to make nominations for two
reasons, as a matter of conscience, and
their ubsence frum the room. A mo
tion was thereupon placed before the
meeting that the action of tho presby
tery In closing tho nominations be
reconsidered, when 28 voted for and 33
against the motion.
Hullng of the Moderator.
Dr. McLeod thereupon pointed out
that twenty-eight persons formed a
considerable section of the meeting and
asked If they could vote for persons
other than those nominated. The vot
ing showed that 2S persons desired
to reconsider the matter and should be
given the opportunity. Several voices
cried that they Just had the opportunity
and the moderator ruled that he votes
must be recorded for the candidates
nominated to bo valid.
After some further discussion, Rev.
George C. Guild suggested that they
should proceed to the next business,
when Dr. Logan stated that his object
in pursuing the matter was to secure
the election of men who knew the funda
ment principles of 'their church, as
questions would be brought before the
general assembly which would shake
the church to her foundations. Rev.
G. B. Sewell urged that the presby
tery could Instruct the commissioners
how to vote. Finally the moderator In
structed the tellers to record the bal
lot. Rev. II. H. Jessup having been
elected by acclamation, the following
figures were announced for the remain
ing two commissioners: S., C. Hodge,
4"; A. G. Cumeron, 40; E. McLean, 33;
M. Custard, 27, and G. G. Smith, 10.
Mr. Hodge having a majority, another
ballot was taken, with the following re
sult: Cameron, 46; McLean, 22; Cus
tard, 14, and Smith, 6. Mr. Cameron
was thereupon elected the third com
missioner. The alternates elected were:
Rev. E. McLean for Dr. Jessup, Rev.
Morvin Castor for Rev. S. C. Hodge,
and Rev. G. G. Smith for Rev. A. G.
The following were nominated as lay
commissioners: James H. Torrey, of
Scranton; Judge W. H. Jessup, of Mont
rose; J. H. Kennedy, superintendent of
public schools, Wayne county; A. W.
Dickson, of Scranton; J. W. Hollen
back, of Wllkes-Barre; H. J.-Deacon, of
Franklin, Susquehanna county, and
Theodore StromJ, of West Pitittfton.
The voting was: Jessup, 53; Dickson,
44; Strong, 32; Hollenback, 33; Torrey,
24, and Deacon, 9. The two first men
tioned were elected and It was decided
to postpone the election of the third
lay commissioner until this morning.
Last Kvenlng's Meeting.
Last evening a popular-meeting was
held, when Rev. John Macintosh, of
Philadelphia, delivered an address on
"Sustenatlon and Home Mission," and
urged upon his audience to show more
enthusiasm In the work. If they
proved their faith by their works the
Lackawanna presbytery would be an
example to other presbyteries, so that
their work would be uplifting and
would show to others how necessary
It was In the church.
A report was presented on the installa
tion of Itev. R. G. Jones at the Taylor
vlllo Presbyterian church and stating the
prospects for the future of the church to
be exceedingly bright.
This morning a business session will be
held from 9 o'clock to 12 noon( when the
nurrative of the church's religious life
In tho Presbytery during the past year
will be read und obituary notices will be
submitted. Tho business session will be
adjourned to i p. m. and at 7.30 p. m. a gen
eral rally of Christian Endeavor societies
will be hold, when the celebrated mis
sionary'. Rev. Henry H. Jessup, D.D., of
llelral, Syria, will deliver an address on
foreign missions.
Carl L. Welswasser, ex-pastor of the
Hickory Street church, was present at the
afternoon session. The Judicial committee
comprising Rev. Dr. Stewart, of Towandn,
elialrmun; Rev. S. C. Lonim, Rev. V. II.
Hod no. Wllkes-Barre; Elder W. H. Jes
sup, Scranton, and Elder JnmcB E. Burr,
of Curbomlale, have his case under con
sideration and will report today upon the
two charges of wife desertion and desert
ing his church. Mr. Welswasser Is very
contrite ami throws himself upon the
mercy of the Presbytery.
Conductor Renchler is again at his
post on No. 13 and 14.
Torjee's cash register scheme works
to perfection, and he has applied for a
patent. . ,
An Important meeting of the National
Association of Local Frleght Agents'
associations will be held at the Broad
way Central hotel, New York City, on
Tuesday, June 11, Nearly all the local
freight agents of the principal cities In
the United States are members, and
the object Is instruction In the duties
they dally perform. An endeavor will
be made to adopt a uniform system of
The Lackawanna Iron and Steel com
pany, of Scranton, Pa., has received an
order from the San Francisco & Snn
Joaquin Valley railway In California
for 12,000 tons of steel rails. , The price
named Is $i!2.7G per ton alongside ship
at Jersey City. It was expected that
the order would go abrond, foreign mills
having the better of the Pacific const
market under tho new tariff; but It Is
stated that they were barred out In the
present Instunce because of their Ina
bility to deliver the rails In time. Rail
way Age. ,
SCROFULA, salt rheum, and all disease
of the blood, dyspepsia, headucho. kldnv
and liver complaints, 'and catarrh, are
cured by Hood's. Barsaparllui, the great
blood purlller.
HOOD'S PILLS cure jaundice, bilious
ness, sick headache,- constipation and all
liver Ills. .
fnnatli.nttnn In a rlonfllv onnmw In tianltt. .
Runlock Blood Bitters Is a deadly enemJ
to constipation.
When Baby was lick, we gars her Cmstorla,
Wben sho was k Child, she cried far Castoria,
When she became II 1st, she clung to CostorUk, -When
she had Cbildna, she garathera Caaterlft
Delightful Discourse Upon Japan and
the Japs.
Particular Attention Is Paid to the
Courtesy and Hospitality of tlio
Japanese Manners and Customs
- of the Enlightenod People.
An audience which filled every seat
In the leoture room of the Green Ridge
Presbyterian church last night heard
E. B. Sturges deliver an admirable and
instructive lecture on "Japan and the
Japs." it was the first of a series of
four talks to be given on Tuesday
nights and was Illustrated by stere
optlcon views made from original ko
dak pictures taken by Mr. Sturges In
his trip around the world. The re
maining lectures and views will be
upon "China and Ceylon," "The 'Mon
key' Land" and Egypt and Palestine"
In the order named.
Throughout the lecture the audience
evinced a profound Interest, and the
wrapt attention accorded Mr. Sturges
was the best evidence that his Introduc
tory apology for his Inability was not
borne out.. His lecture smacked more
strongly of the bright, chatty and en
tertaining talk of a traveler, rather
than a statistical, dry and historical
expressions of the ordinary lecturer,
l-'rcnelimen of the Lust.
He put particular emphasis on the
Japanese people being the Frenchmen
of the East In their courtesy, hospital
ity and love of amusement. Their pe
culiar clinging to things of the ipast
while acquiring more rapidly than any
other nation the enlightenment of the
present he referred to frequently. This
feature, too, was often observed In the
views which showed perhaps a Buddh
ist temple, 'maybe several centuries
old, but surrounded by electric wires In
greater profusion than can be observed
on any corner In Scranton, the Electric
City of tho United States.
Perhaps his greatest revelation was
a description of a Japanese house In
terior, or, rather, Its lack of things to
be described. Americans can scarcely
conceive of a house without beds,
chairs, ornaments or carpets, yet the
Japs do without any of these, and get
along very nicely, too. They eat, sleep
and sit on the floor, which requires
that It and Its matting shall be scrupul
ously clean. Cleanliness, paid Mr.
Sturges, Is one of the chief character
istics of these people, personally and In
their surroundings.
Yokahama, the seaport, and Toklo
(Yeddo), the capital and principal in
land city of Japan, furnished the chief
material of the lecture, which Included
concise references to the bazaars,
temples, pastimes, character, govern
ment, religion In fact, an hundred sub
Jedts. After Mr. Sturges had finished he was
accorded honest congratulations upon
his success as an entertaining speaker,
and it would not be surprising If his re
maining talks have to be given in a
more spacious auditorium. The pro
ceeds ot the series will be devoted to
the church.
The Scranton Saengerrunde will
meet at their hall this evening.
Edwin Hueber, of Taylor avenue, Ib
confined to his home with an attack of
the grip.
Miss Anna Dowling, of Locust street,
has returned home from a visit with
friends In Jermyn.
William Heidrick, of this side, sus
tained a broken leg on Monday after
noon by falling from a wagon on Pitts
ton avenue.
President John H. Devlne, of the
Scranton Diocesan union, addressed
the young men of St. Aloyslus society
at St. John's church hall last evening.
Arthur A. Welnschenk, after an
Easter visit with his parents on Cedar
avenue, left yesterday to resume his
studies at the University of Pennsyl
vania. The funeral of Mrs. E. R. Conley, of
Birch street, was held yesterday after
noon. Burial services were conducted
at the house and Interment was made
In the German cemetery at MInooka.
A number -of - the relatives and
friends of Miss Bridget Phllbln, of MI
nooka, had the happy pleasure of wit
nessing her advent upon the later
stage of the novitiate of sisterhood at
the Convent of Mercy at Wllkes-Barre
yesterday afternoon. She took the
white veil.
Mrs. Michael Kane, of Palm street,
died yesterday morning after a brief
Illness, at the age of 38 years. Two
young children, besides her husband,
survive her. The funeral will take
place tomorrow morning with a high
mass of requiem at 9 o'clock at St.
John's church. Interment will be made
In Hyde Park Catholic cemetery.
Between the parishioners of the
Cedar Avenue Methodist Episcopal
church and Rev. E. L. Santee, who has
guided the church during the past three
years, a warm and holy bond of friend
ship has grown and his separation In
the appointment of him by the bishop
of the conference to another pastorate,
will Involve regrets. Rev. J. L. Race
will be Mr. Santee's successor and Mr.
Santee will enter upon his new charge
at Lackawanna.
A horn Company Will Be Seen at the
Acndeiny of Music.
All of next week the Aborn Comic
Opera company will be at the Acad
emy of Music, producing popular
operas at popular prices.- The Reading
Eagle says of the company:
"Over 800 persons, regardless of the
terrific rainstorm, attended the open
ing of a week's engagement at the
Academy, of the Aborn Comic Opera
company, and laughter and applause
frequently given by the delighted audi
ence showed that the entire perform
ance of 'Tar and Tartar'' made a very
favorable Impression. The organiza
tion Is large and talented; the costumes
are new ond beautiful, and the scenery
handsome. Vocally and dramatically
all did very well. The chorus girls are
shapely, animated and very pleasing."
They Were Sworn to Try Important Civil
The last testimony In the case of Mrs.
Margaret Hughes against the Delaware
and Hudson Canal company was heard
before Judge Slmonton yesterday morn
ing and closing arguments were made
to the Jury by Major Everett Warren
for the plaintiff, and ex-Judge Jessup
for the defence. The case was given
to the jury at 2.30 and up to 5 o'clock a
verdict had not been agreed upon.
- Before Judge Gunster the case of
Comegys and Davis against A. B. Rus
sell, the closing arguments to .the Jury
were made by Atorney C. Comegys for
the plaintiff,' and Attorney 8. B. Price
for the defense, .The Jury retired short
ly after 2 o'clock and had, failed- to
reach a verdict when court adjourned,
Bceame Crazed When lie Learned That
Ills Goods Had Been Sold.
Michael RoBtosky was, ' by order of
court, yesterday, removed from the
county jail to the Insane department of
the Hillside Home. On Feb. 12 Ros
tosky was convicted of keeping a tip
pling house at the Ridge, at Archbald,
and was sentenced to three months'
Imprisonment In tho county Jail.
Last Friday Rostosky was visited by
his wife, who told him that his house
hold effects had been levied on and
sold bya constable. Soon after she left
ho showed signs of insanity and has
gradually been growing worse since.
Rostosky Is a brother of John Rostos
ky, who was convicted two months ago
of the murder of Joseph Clute at the
Ridge and sentenced to seven years' Im
prisonment In the eastern penitentiary.
Soon after midnight yesterday morn
ing fire broke out In the residence of
Mrs. Bessie UIglln, on Drinker street,
Sport Hill. There is no , protection
against lire In that locality and
the building was speedily con
sumed. ' There were ten persons
In the building, Including Mrs.
Blglln, when the flames burst out. The
building burned so quickly that none
of the household goods could be saved.
The only articles saved were a few
pictures and a sewing machine. The
family escaped with scarcely any
clothing. They were kindly cared for
by the neighbors. The house was
owned by Mrs. Blglln, who carried a
small insurance. The origin of the fire
Is not known.
The Independent Hose company will
hold their annual bull at Keystone hall
July 4.
Mrs. P. J. Grady died at her home on
Drinker street. Sport Hill, last evening.
Miss Blna Haggerty, of Drinker
street, visited Olyphant friends yester
The Infant child of James Harring
ton, of the Eagle hotel, died yesterday.
The funeral will be held thlsafternoon
at 3 o'clock.
Dr. Walker and sister, Miss Mary, of
Olyphant, visited Dunmore friends
H. P. Woodward, editor of the Pio
neer, is 111 at his home on Monsey ave
nue, Green Ridge.
Alarm clocks reduced from J1.25 to 79c
at Turnquest's, 2 Washington avenue,
opposite Columbus Monument.
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Simons attend
ed the funera of a relative at Harris-
burg yesterday.
The pay term of school begins on
The Susquehanna County Medical sj-
clety will meet at Montrose on Tues
day, April 30.
In an article on Proprietary remedies,
which appeared In a recent Issue of the
"St. Louis, Mo., Medical Brief," Prof.
Willard II. Morse, M. D. K. IS. S. Sc.. of
Westtleld, N. J., says: "One notable in
stance in point of elllcacy is offered by Dr.
David Kennedy's Favorite Remedy which
has earned reputuVn as curative of
Brlght's disease and other affections of the
kidneys." In concluding the article. Dr.
Morse says: "Manifestly, therefore, treat
ment of the kidneys and bladder, both
preventive and curative, calls primarily
for the exclusion of nil factors causative
of functional derangements. Diseases of
the kidneys demand re-establishmenta of
normal functions, destruction of the micro
organism causing the disease, and repair
of the ravages. These three demands ore
fulfilled by Dr. David Kennedy's Favor
ite Remedy It reinstates and regulates
tho renul functions, It destroys the casual
germ, and repairs the broken down tis
Dr. David Kenntley's Favorite Remedy
Is an unfailing specific for such diseases
as rheumatism, neuralgia, biliousness,
dyspepsia, kidney and liver complaints.
In Brlght's disease, diabetes, urinary
troubles and the sickness peculiar to wo
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How Near His Personal Memoirs
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A Valuable History Written by Dying
Man. I'roper Nourishment Enabled
. the Author to Live Until the Comple
tloa of Bla Boek.
Tho fortitude shown by General Grant
in writing the second volume of his per
sonal memoirs while he was literally on
his deathbed, excels even the remarkable
courage exhibited by this famous soldier
in his many achievements on the field of
Col. J-'red Grant, speaking of bis father'!
last illness, says:
"During the last four months of hit
sickness, the principal food of my father,
Gen. Grant, was liovinlne and milk; and
It was the use of this incomparable food
alone that enabled him to finish the second
volume of his personal memoirs."
Dr. T. H. Douglas, Gen. Grant's physi
cian and friend, cordially indorsed the
above statement.
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has done, and Is now doing, for thousands
every day. It Is the most wonderful con
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