Scranton Republican 01-06-04
COMPLIMENTARY DINNER. It Was Tendered to James L. Cooney Last Evening. A complimentary dinner was tendered to James L. Cooney, the famous Princeton college left guard, by his enthusiastic admirers at Imeidoff's hotel last evening. Covers were laid for 15, and the following gathered around the overflowing table - and enjoyed the bountiful repast: E. J. Walsh, F. J. O'Hara, Jerome K. Barrett, Thomas W. Flanaghan, Louis Senker, John P. Toohey, Jean Louis', James L. Cooney, Thomas Walsh, John Vaughan, Harvey Blackwood, Edward Kelley, Edward O'Malley, all of Scranton, and Austin Lynch and Peter L. Walsh, of Oly - phant. During the dinner impromptu speeches were made by the guest of honor and each of the admirers present spoke in a laudatory manner of Cooney's efforts to maintain the ath" letic supremacy of this city. "Vexatious Indispositions," caused many invited guests to send letters of regret.