Clipped From The Scranton Republican
BALL PLAYER DINED. James L. Cooney of Phillips - Exeter Academy Was the Guest t . : of Honor. " - ' ' . A complimentary dinner was given ,ast evening to James Lawrence Cooney by a number of Scranton friends at the New Wyoming hotel. Mr. Cooney is a resident of this city. During the last two years he has acquired no little renown through his connection with the football eleven of the Phillips - Exeter academy. Before his departure for the latter school he was well known as captain and fullback of the School of the Lackawanna eleven. Mr. Cooney played guard on the Exeter team last season with remarkable success. He will leave this morning to resume his studies at the Exeter academy. At last night's dinner Mr. Frank J. O'Hara was chosen toastmaster and responses of an extempore character were given by Harvey J. Blackwood, Thomas Walsh, John P. Vaughan, Valentine Spohrer, J. H. . McDonough, Thomas Rogan, Dr. George Luxember - ger, John S. Stetter, L. H. Kenker, William Gallagher, Adam Imeidopf, J. Louis, William Luxemberger, Hugh J. Ruddy, Robert Carson and Jerome Barrett.