Clipped From Pittston Gazette
DURYEA. Miss Eda Hughes, of Wyoming, was In town yesterday. Mrs. John Curran, of Peckvllle, Is visiting In town. . Two of Constable Riddle's children are down with diphtheria, Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Wilson, of Scran, ton,. spent last evening in town. Borough teamster Bowen and 'Squire Gllboy are doing business in Wllkea - barre today. - Mr. and Mrs. Pace, of Scranton, visited Mrs. Pace's father, Mr. Stanton, yesterday. Frank Riddle Is moving from the place he now occupies to the rooms over Quirk's hotel. J. H. Breymeler has purchased the double house occupied by M, Murphy and Thomas Gilboy. Mrs. J. B. Richards, formerly of this place, but now of Ransom, Is danger ously ill at her home. The Babylon Coal company com menced operations yesterday, after be ing mie since tne recent tire. Chief of Police Cosgrove is being highly complimented for the efficient services he Is giving the borough. Mrs. James Bryden, of Hazleton, formerly a resident of this place, is visiting Mrs. Bryden'a sister, Mrs. Ar thur Trelevyn, on Main street. Mrs. James Bryden and family, of Hazleton, formerly residents of this place, are visiting Mrs. Bryden's Bis ter. Mrs. Arthur Trelevyn, on Main St. Charles Marcy today moved his household goods and his family to Scranton, where they will reside in the future. Mr. Marcy was born and raised here and his many friends regret, his departure from the town. Eddie Joyce, of Pittston Junction. who has conducted tonsorial parlors In the Stuckey building on Main St. until April 1, will enter Into partner ship with Frank Rittle and will open a new shop in the Dominic building, opposite Mr. Joyce's old stand. James Perry has purchased the Stuckey property on Main street, and it is Intimated that the barber shop on the place has been leased by John Harris, a former resident of this place, but who has been staying at his old home in England for some time. Mr. Harris is expected here in thenear fu ture. Those people who were on the street about 7 this morning witnessed a very lively fistic encounter on Main street near the Union hotel. The com batants were a young man and one about twice his age.' Of course, .the young man garve his aged opponent a severe drubbing, but it's too bad no police officers happened along to place the two behind the bars. In the burgess' court, Monday, Thos. Clark and Frank Cosgrove were up be. fore his honor, charged with fighting, disorderly conduct and resisting an of ficer. The testimony against the pris oners was very convicting and the burgess imposed a fine of $10 or 15 days in the county jail. Cosgrove paid up and - was released, but Clark will re pose in jail for the next few weeks. The building trade is at a standstill here, and a trip around the borough failed to reveal a single new building under construction. Just what has caused this slump is hard to tell, but the fact that fire insurance rates are somewhat high and that some insurance companies absolutely refuse to sell insurance here at all probably has something to do with it. The knitting mill boom, however, will undoubtedly stir things up in this line. Lewis Baltimore was in a quandry today. He expected to remove his .furnishing goods store to the building he purchased of Michael Gllboy a short time ago. Mr. Healey, who now occupies the store room with a grocery business has financial difficulties on his hands that prevent his moving out, and as Mr. Baltimore has to vacate the building he is now in, he has bis hands full trying to find a way out of the difficulty. The knitting mill project la a sure thing. The $10,000 in local subscrip tions required for the erection of a new building have been pledged and the New York capitalists who were here last Wednesday looking over the ground are thoroughly satisfied with the location. 'Squire Gilboy was in Wilkesbarre this morning arranging the final details In the matter, and it is expected work will be commenced on the erection of the building In the very near future. An effort will be made to have the plant in operation by September. . Frank Cheeney, a foreigner, who lives on the back road, in order to thoroughly masticate his food In the future, will have to get a set of false teeth for his upper jaw. Although Cheeney has never sat in a dentist's chair, he hasn't a single tooth left in that jaw. He lost them in a peculiar man ner, Tuesday evening. .According to I his own story, he was crossing the D., L. & W. tracks on his way home just as a train happened along. In his efforts to get out of the way in a hurry, he stepped very lively, and although he managed to escape being struck by the oncoming train, he tripped on the inner rail of the parallel track and fell heavily on the outer rail. His upper jaw struck en the rail with full - force and every tooth was dislodged, while the lqwer lip was badly cut. Dr. Burlington dressed his injuries. several store. north anchored of hod by 35 New While Tftfitf ' modern M7 promptly our amoanta. two to 1 V 33 SsJrqoMta.JiaUrs,aa as .