Clipped From The Scranton Republican
GRAND CLUB EVENT (Coatlaaed From Paa Five.) ; it fluence has been far - reaching; for good. Tremendous cheers greeted Con gresman Dale's speech. Tigers and whoops were given abundantly and with a will. Long after he was seat ed the yelling interrupted the even tenor of the programme. President Godfrey arose and proposed that the Scranton Bicycle club give its support in its entirety to Mr. Dale's candidacy, expressing the hope for the congress man's reelection. More cheers greet ed this announcement and an outburst of enthusiasm followed. Dr. J. E. O'Brien spoke next, taking as his toast "The Club Surgeon." He humorously review early bicycling days, bruises from high falls and over exertion. As a charter member he was rich in club history and anecdote. Perhaps no toast of more Interest to the younger members than that by Mr. H. C. Wallace, on "Twenty - flve Years of Club Life. Mr. Wallace cleverly Introduced his topic, and referred to the presence of several charter members. Mr. - E. B, Sturges, Mr. Pentecost and Dr. O'Brien, veterans of the early cycling days, From cycling to wheeling was but a step, and the club readily responded. The. speaker joined in 1883. His stories of club rooms were heartily enjoyed, In 1880 the club determined to build - a house, and by fairs and subscrip tlons, realized sufficient funds to oc cupy the present site in 1888. It was enlarged In 1894. Mr. Wallace concluded by saying that the club was symbolic of progress and the highest ideals of organized club life. TROPHY FOR BOWLERS. Durlnsr - the aneech of George Mitch ell,' whose toast was "Our Invincible Bowlers." the assemblage was treated with a genuine and happy surprise. On behalf of the bowling team, or wnicn Mr. Mitchell is the captain, ne pre Rntd to the club a beautiful me mento, to be added to the many cups and honors already won. for the club by superior playing. It was in the shape of a charmingly executed clock of rare workmanship. It was pro nounced a beauty by all present Pres ident Godfrey, on behalf of the club, accepted the gift, and thanked the members of the team for their loyalty and good work. . As responsible for this happy time the Individual members of the commit tee on arrangements are entitled to much credit for the efficient manner m which the memorable event was con ducted. The committee which ar - raneed for the anniversary is com posed of H. C. Wallace, G. A. Godfrey, B. P. Connolly, C. R. Fuller, W. F. Bovle. George Mitchell, fftobert Feck W. R. Roper, C. E. Coursen, F. H. Stair and H. R. Van Duesen. ThR officers of the association are G. A. Godfrey, president; William F Bov e. vice - president; H. n. van uues en, secretary; J. W. Dusenberry, treas urer, and Dr. G. E. Hill, captain. Thnsp who were nresent were: Ed win C. Dean, W. J. Benger, J. Frank Siegel, J. F. Broadbent, u. r. tuner, J. E. Slckler, J. W. Dusenbury, W. R, Rnnar Carl rtnndell. H. W Mumford, Ralph' A. Amerman, Robert Peck, A. E. Moot, F. H. Stair, H. c. waiiace, Charles E: Coursen, G. R. Campbell, R n nMariig w J Northun. M. B. Yake - ly, William Workman, Lewis A. Top - nop p n Yoder. r. M. Reynolds, w. in, Brooks, Ed. Bevan; D. B. Atherton; wminm - R riHrlt. 1r.. C. A. Godfrey, A. J. Gardner, F. L. Brown, Frank W. Cov ert, Adam Gschwlndt, . u. woraeu, R. J. Swartz, W. J. Maycock, Milton OConnell, F. T. noble, jonn s. ureen wait. Dr. James Stein, R. M. Stratton wmiam J. Krennan. Geo. P. Kingsbury George H. Walter, Rupert W. Thomas. K L Somers, John J. Uiingan, jonn j. Byrne, Herbert Thayer, Robert D. Lan - don, C. D. Strock, C. B. Ritter, S. R. Henwood, Herbert J. Furman, F. B. Reese, W. D. Bush, Charles L. Ottinger, f. tinelpv Frank P. Clarke. E. A. Burke, Ed. Scott, D. F. Crolly, Dr. Louis D. Roberts, E. Dnnges, ueorge ssanner - son, Charles E. Crothamel, H. M. Dean, George K. Robinson, W. C. Tunstall. w i VnrA. H. R. Van Deusen. Harry W. Reinhart. Carl A. Schlager. Charles r - r Vnrlt T V Mnnre C. H. Whea - to'n, J. F. Ho'yt, T. V. Powderly, Jr., F.' F Rowell, T. H. Montgomery, a. r. Connolly, O. E. Carey, Robert R. Luce, C L. Frey. T. D. Coole, R. J. Williams, F. C. Wettling. A. P. Clark, R. S. Ruth, Charles A. Klesel, John H. Lad wig, W. u rhnHla - W H Chandeer. E. Cu - slck, Jack Connolly, Harry A. Pierce, B. E. Burnett, F. J. Cummlngs, R, N. Boyle, William Fitzgerald, T. M. Voyle, T. H. Bowden, r. Kmmeii, j. a. nun, o - ,nn a nut v P. Price. J. Korean. Charles S. Adams, Robert D. Liddle, A, E. Rogers, Thomas M. uaie. ueorge Mitchell. H. H. Wltmer, j. . tsenmger, Frank Vandling. Charles B. Clark, Joseph J. Curt. W. L. Connell. J. Fred Eves Stewart Parsons, H. W. Tllden, W. 3. Irish, F. N. Wollerton, A. P. Ev - erltt, C. tT. Krause, Stephen H. Clark, William H. Schank, W. E. Wedeman, Robert H. Bormey, J. II. Allavach, Dr. T. C. Lunger, Edwin T. O'Malley, W. H. Kaufhold, J. E. Louis, Frank McLogne, Dr. J. Emmet O'Brien, John S. Luce, K. R. Burnett, Charles Falkowsky. Jr., J. J O'Hara, James L. Cooney. H. S. Gorman, II. E. Kimble, R. T. McKIn - ney, W. A. DePue. J. J. Sullivan, Jr., M. A. Boltozer, Dr. W. F. Bennett, D. W. Meolt F. E. Beers, Frank P. Siegel, Jones' F. Bell, W. E. Decker, M. A. Wage, E. Crawford, E. B. Sturges, John. G. Sherwood, Louis A. Foote, T. M. Godfrey H. T. Northup, A. J. Blewltt, Thomas W. Walsh, W. F. Meyers, E. H. Conrad. H. S. Caryl, Arthur A. Walter, F. II. Starr.