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- PAGE EIGHT, v THURSDAY - JULY 9, 1908. THE PITTSTOli GAZETTE - r 1 OIG BLAZE IN CONEY ISLAND. Four Alarm Fire at the Popular Resort HOTEL IS BURNED OUT. Excitemeit Among Residents Who Feared Destruction of New York's Immense Amusement Place Fire Chief Makes Fast Trip From Brooklyn In Automobile to Fight Flames. Hotels and Train Depot Damaged. Loss Estimated at Between $100,000 and $150,000. Xew York, July 9. A fire which broke out this morning in Pabst's Loop hotel at Coney Island caused great excitement in the seaside resort, and fears for the safety of "the island" were felt. Four alarms were turned in. There were 200 employees and guests in Pabst's L,oop hotel, and they made a tjuick flight. The flames leaped to Vauderveer's hotel, adjoining, in which there were 100 guests, who tied to the Mreet. The Brooklyn Rapid Transit station caught fire next, and a high wind carried the flames toward City park. Later the wind shifted, and the fire assumed dangerous proportions. The Culver line depot of the Brooklyn Rapid Transit blazed up, shutting oft traffic'. Fire Chief Lally made a flying trip to Coney Island in his automobile, covering the distance from Brooklyn in twelve minutes. Immediately upon arriving at the scene of the Are he turned in the fourth alarm. The wind died down to some extent, and the firemen were able to extinguish the blaze la the Culver depot and later in Vanderveer's hotel. This latter structure was damaged to the extent of $30,000. The fire was put under control and confined to Pabsf'a Loop hotel, which building will be a total loss. Chief Lally estimates the damage at between $100,000 and $150, - )()(. Pabst's Loop hotel is owned by Frank H. Clayton and consists of a lliree story building and dance hall covering the better part of a block. Sir. Clayton says that sixty guests registered at the hotel, and he does not know whether all escaped or not. It is not believed that any lives were lost. HITCHCOCK AND SHELDON. Chairman and Treasurer Respectively of Republican Committee. Hot Springs, Va., July 9. Frank H. Hitchcock of Massachusetts is the chairman of the Republican national committee and manager of the national campaign, George H. Sheldon of Xew .York is the treasurer of the national committee, and Arthur I. Vorys of Ohio Is the member of the national committee In charge of the Ohio Republican headquarters, which are to be in Cincinnati. This is the result of the meeting of the executive committee of the Republican national committee here with Mr. Taft. The designation of Mr. Vorys to be in charge of the national campaign in Ohio is regarded as a solution of the embarrassment arising from the selection of Mr. Hitchcock in preference to Mr. A'orys. By this arrangement the campaign in Ohio will be in a sense separate from the balance of the country. Vorys will be accountable only to Mr. Taft. Sherman Not So Well. Utica, X. Y, July 9. Representative Sherman was not quite as well, and callers were denied. Mr. Sherman worked too hard witli some correspondence, and it had a bad effect upon him. Telephone Across Continent. Kansas City, July 9. The telephone line between Kansas City and Denver was completed and put into operation, limiting complete telephonic connection from the Atlantic to the Pacific. BASEBALL Games Played In the National and the American Leagues. NATIONAL LEAGUE. At Cincinnati Cincinnati, 8; New York. 8. Batteries Weimer and Scldei: Wllise, Malarky. McGinnity and Bresnahan. At Chicago Chicago, (i: Brooklyn, 3. Batteries Reulbach, Brown and Moran; Bell, Holmes, Rltter and Bergen. At Pittsburg Philadelphia, 4; Pittsburg. 1. Batteries McQuillin, Dooin and Jacklitsch; Willis, Camnitz and Gibson. Second Game Philadelphia, 8; Pittsburg, 0. Batteries Sparks and Dooin; Leitield, Phillippi, Camnits., Leever, Phelps and O'Connor. At St. Louis St. Louis, 7; Boston, X. Batteries Kay mond and Ludwig; Flaherty, Uorner and Graham. STANDING OF THE CLUBS. W. la. PC. W. la. P.O. Chicago... 41 27 .B09 Phila'phla, 2 35 .453 Pittsburg. 44 9 .(JO;! Boston 32 40 .444 New Vork 42 30 . 58;! St. Louis. 28 43 .3:14 Cincinnati 38 33 .521 Brooklyn . 2ti 42 .3W AMERICAN LEAGUE. At New York Detroit. B; New York, 3. Batteries Mullin and Schmidt; Chesbro, Hogg and Kleinow. At Philadelphia Philadelphia, 2: St.. Louis, 0. Batteries Bender ajid Smith;' Howell and Spencer. At Boston Boston. 2; Cleveland, 0. Batteries Pruitt and Criger; Rhoadea, Ryan and N. Clarke. At Washington Washington, 7; Chicago. 1. Batteries J. Tannehill and Warner; Manuel, Owen, Sullivan and Shaw. STANDING OF THE CLUBS. w. Ia. p.c. W. Ia. P.O. Detroit.... 42 3(1 .583 Phila'phla. 3il S3 .522 (St. Louis. 42 30 .683 Boston S 39 .458 Cleveland. 3D 32 .549 Wash'ton. 27 41 .38 Chicago... 40 83 .648 New York 27 46 .375 Our "Natural Gum" sets insure you a perfect fit and first class material. Dr. Woisard, 204 Coal Kxch., Scranton, Pa. i , '"' J2.0eod We have the best cement for sidewalks. J. Fa. PATTERSON & CO. Taints and oils at Barrltt's. ATTACK TRADITION OF STATE HOUSE Story of Bell Ringer Who Tolled First Peal of .Liberty Discredited Be - ' fore Sons of Revolution. (Philadelphia Press.) Another historical tradition, that of the old ringer of the Liberty Bell on the day the Declaration of Independence was signed, received a jolt last night, and, as a result, the grave of W.illiam Hurry, in the cemetery of the Old Pine Street church. Fourth and Pine streets, will go unmarked, for the present - at least. According to tradition. Hurry was the man who tolled the beJl on July 4, 1776, but at a meeting of the Phil adelphia chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution, held last night at Belmont mansion, Clarence P. Wynne the secretary of the chapter, read a report which concluded with a recommendation that the proposed marking of thv, grave be postponed because of the lack of any but traditional evidence that Hurry was the man, or that the bell was rung at all. If the bell was tolled, according to Mr. Wynne, it must have been done by Andrew MacNair, who was doorkeeper on that date and who, according to the records, was succeeded by William Hurry. The latest records for talkiner ma chines. Hear them at Garrison's. PENNSYLVANIANS LEAD BRYAN DEMONSTRATION Denver. Col., July 9. The Pennsylvania delegates led the demonstration in the convention yesterday afternoon for the Nebraskan candidate. When the Bryan banner was carried to the presiding officer's platform, A. V. Dive'.y, of Altoona, and A. L. Raker, of Tioga county, pulled the standard of Pennsylvania from ju fastenings on the floor and rushed with it down the aisle and they were the first to mount the platform and display the name of their state, at the outset of the demonstration. They followed the Bryan banner wherever it went and none of the Oklahoma or other frantic and veiling worshippers of the sage of Lincoln from the wilds of the west was less enthusiastic or less demonstrative than these representatives of the solid Keystone State. In one of the mad rushes to get New York to allow her standard to be displayed in the liryan procession this pair of Pennsylvania liryan shouters ctasneu witn tne dele gate from the Empire State who was guarding its standard. Baker still insists that he had no idea of trying to tear the New York standard away from its custodian and declares that he was simply trying to place the Pennsylvania standard next to that ot New York, nut te tins as it mav. the New Yorkers believed thai an attempt was being made to either knock down or carry away tne ensigu ;md there was a prompt resentment shown. Striking: out right from the shoul der. Delegate C. J. White, of New York city, landed a telling blow on Maker's breast, which nearly sent him and the Pennsylvania standard to the floor. Delegate W. P. Kirk, of Syracuse, who was next to White, threw his bodv asainst the liryan throng and sent the line of standard bearers tumblins over each other up tne aisle, and the Pennsylvanians went along with them. The New Yorkers had no further trouble with the Pennsylvania con tingent of the liryan rooters, witn his hands encased in kid gloves, Mr. White held firmly to the brass rod upon which the sign of his state was planted, ever ready to meet any shouter who might try to take it. In the midst of the hurrah, a delegation" of a dozen women from Oklahoma crowded around the New York standard, trying to capture it, but Mr. White, politely , but firmly, held them in check. Just across the way was the New Jersey delegation, which, with its 16 Gray votes to four liryanites, stood like a rock against the liryan wave that was sweeping over the convention. Several attempts were made to take away the standard, but in the strong grasp of W. li. Oonnel!. and wl'h the backing of Chairman Kat - zelbach and others, it was not molested. Alternate Delceate James Martin, of Union county, sought to get at the standard, but he was shoved aside so vigorously that he made no further effort to try it again. The Oray men of Delaware massed about their sign and no one dared to touch it. The Georgia delegation, which is for Gray, made a pretty picture as a - dozen delegates grouped around their standard, and throughout the entire Hryan demonstration held on to the pole and made it apparent that they would resent any attack, with force, if need be. Once a Bryanite knocked down the Connecticut standard, but he was quickly thrown back into the aisle, and, like that of Minnesota, this standard held its place through the demons. ration. If you want your dental work well done come to Scranton. We pay your fare. Dr. Woisard, 204 Coai Exch. j20eod COLONEL GUFFEY'S PROTEST AT DENVER Denver, Col., July 9. After Colonel Guffey had been informed that the credentials committee had unseated eight delegates from Philadelphia, classed as his supporters, he made the following s.atement. "Pennsylvania's delegates came .to this convention, elected under the statutes of Pennsylvania, their election being certified not alone by the commissioners of the dis.rict, but by the secretairy of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Not a shadow of complaint was made as to any of these delegates. This delegation was certified to the National Commit.ee by the chairman and secretary of the State Central Committee of Pennsylvania. Notice of contests in a few dis.ricts was filed with the National Committee. A sub - committee of the National Committee was appointed, and a full and absolute hearing given these contestants. "The sub - committee reported unanimously in favor of the certified delegation. The National Committee as a body unanimously adopted the report of the sub - committee and this action made the right of Pennsylvania in the preliminary organization absolute. Nothing could question their right to sit and participate in the business of the convention. The delegation, prior 10 the. meeting of the convention, caucused for the purpose of organization, 4 7 out of a total of l8 participating. "I was made chairman of the delegation, and members of the various committees for the convention were appointed. 1 was elected member of the National Committee. Notwithstanding all this regularity, the temporary chairman of the National Convention refused to permit Pennsylvania's delegation to take part in the deliberations of the convention, or on its committees, thereby disfranchising the sovereignty of a great state." . Are Your Front Teetfi Irregular? Dr. White, dentist, can give then proper alignment. Consultations free. Office second floor, (5 North Main. FATHER OF SUICIDE HAS PASSED AWAY Jacob f rban, Old Forge Resident, Died After Imng Illncao Daughter's Rasb Act Hastened End. Jacob Urban, an Old Forge sa - ! loonkeeper, died about midnight last I night after an illness .of several months. He had been in a critical condition for days before the end. The death of the man was hastened by the suicide of his daughter, Helen Urban, a 16 - year - old girl, three weeks ago. The girl's mother undertook to chastise her for staying out late at night and the daughter hastened to her room and drank carbolic acid, dying a short time later. The fatne was critically ill at the time, an'lf when he heard of the tragedy the shock had such an effect on him as to destroy the slight chance he had. for recovery. The survivors of the man are his widow and one daughter, Mrs. Margaret Shapolis, of Scranton. HOTEL MAN HELD OFFICER AT BAY Michael Green, proprietor of a hotel at Plains, resisted the combined efforts of four police officers to put him under arrest, for about half an hour yesterday afternoon. He was wanted for shooting Joseph Zerka, who had come to the hotel conducted by Green, to know the resg son why his brother had been turneu out of the hotel the night before. Zerka, as soon as he entered the hotel took to quarreling with Green, wnereupon the hotelkeeper whipped out his revolver, and fired on him, the bullet just grazing his right side, inflicting a slight wound. The chief of police was at once notified, whereupon he with three othr officers went there to arrest the hotelkeeper, but he held them atf - y for fully half an hour, when nis friends induced him to give up the game, and deliver himself. He was taken before Squire Ayers, where he entered $1,000 bail to appear again. PETITION FILED IN BANKRUPTCY A petition in bankruptcy was yesterday filed against the Piltston Cul Glass Co., of West Pittston, by the H. C. Frey Cut Glass Co., of Rochester, Pa. The petitioners were represented by Attorney William W. Hall. It was asserted by the petitioners that the Pittston company has liabilities amounting to $1,000 or more. In addition, it was alleged that within the lasi four months the Pittston company had committed an act of bankruptcy, in attempting to convey to th People's Savings bank of Pittston, all its real estate and personal property to secure payment to the bank for six different notes aggregating $11,400. Scranton Republican. REWARDS FOR WORKERS Washington, July 9. Employes of the Capital fraction Co. will have something more than their regular salary for which to work in the future, officials of the company have decided that some incentive is necessary in order to obtain an efficiency of service, which, they believe, cannot otherwise be accomplished. The board of directors of the company has decided to reward the motormen and conductors in their employ ai the end of each year, and with a sum corresponding to their time of service. The employes will be classified, those having served two years being in class A, five years class B, and ten years class C. At the end of each year the members of 'the first class who have conformed to the rules of the company and otherwise manifested an Inclination to do what they could for the betterment of the service will receive a reward of $50. To the members of class li who have done the same a gift of $75 will be made, and to those of class C $100 will lie given. These rewards will be made at the end of each year, wherein the service of the employe merits such recognition. WYOMING Mr. and Mrs. I. P. Sanders are spending a few days in Boston, Mass. Oliver Lewis has returned from a few days' visit with relatives in Middlctown, N. Y. Get your tickets early for the Ep - worth League excursion to Harvey's Lake, Wednesday, . July 15. E. a. LaFrance and children were visitors at Wilkesbarre yesterday. W. S. Jacobs has moved his family and household goods into their new home, just built on the old Robblns place, back of Carverton church. The little child of Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Herbert is again quite Seriously ill. The machinery for the new brick yard is being placed in position and the plaht will soon be in operation. Letters remaining unclaimed in the postoff ice at Wyoming for week end - j ing July 4. These will be sent to the dead letter office if not claimed July 13: Mrs. R. E. Graham, Mrs. Robert E. Ruthvir, Mrs. George A. Harris, Mrs. George W. Ferris, J. F. Robinson, Martin Tamolis, Jo Antansky, Anton Govum, Kuzimirz Flumliki CHILDREN'S PARTY A very pleasant party was given yesterday afternoon by the "Misses Teresa Grelner and Gertrude Hurst, to their young friends, at the home of Joseph Hurst, on Sand street. A musical programme had been arranged for the afternoon, a large phonograph being brought into service. At 2 o'clock a choice luncheon was served. The following young folks were present: Marie Burket, Margaret Burket, Fred Burket, Francis Waehs, CJarence Wachs, Wi liam Wachs, George Wachs, Joseph Hurst, Frank Hurs., Theresa Hurst, Marie I'eeley, Eleanor Feeley, Catherine Feeley, Helen Feeley, Anna Connell, Catherine Connell, Bernard and Thos. ConneTl, John and Thomas iiiggins and Genevieve Higgans. LUNA PARK. Luna Park yesterday had one of the biggest days of the season, when many thousand school children inr vaded th? park and enjoyed .hem - selves to their hearts' content. Schooi children always find much to entertain and amuse them at the glorious garden of gaiety, but their visit there, yesterday was far more enjoyable than ever. The Japanese troupe this week has made a tremendous hit with Luna's patrons and are attracting tremendous crowds. There are ten in the company and they perform the most bewildering array of feats in juggling and acrobats. They remain for the balance of the week, giving two performances daily at 3:15 and 9:15 p. m. RENDHAM WEDDING The Stewart Memorial parsonage, in Rendham, Pa., was the scene of a quiet - but pretty wedding last evening tit 8:. '10 o'clock, when Joeph R'eh - ards, a popular young business man of the West Side, Scrantrn, was united to Miss Susie Moges, one of the charming young ladies of Old Forge. Rev. J. L. Race performed the ceremony. . f 07773 77E. Columbia county commissioners are filing suits against delinquent . tax collectors. Three barns were destroyed by fire at Berwick on Tuesday night. Edward Eichenlaub, a farmer, of Hughesville; was (instantly killed by being struck by a bolt of lightning while running to shelter from a storm. ,: '"" - A Susquehanna borough councilman resigned his position on the council a few nights ago, to be elected policeman at a salary of $15 per month. For the third time triplets came yesterday to - the home of Mr. - and Mrs. Nicholas Spangler, of Industry, near McKeesport. Rival factions of the Swedenborg - ian church, at Lancaster, are at litigation over the $40,00 bequest of the late Frederick J. Kramph. John G. Evans has been removed for cause from the Scranton fire department by Director of Public Safety F. L. Wormser. ' John M. Jones, who boards on Linden street, Scranton. was arrested last night when about to leave for New York at the instance of a fellow boarder, who charged him with theft. Six persons, including two women, were seriously injured when an east bound street car jumped the track and sideswiped a westbound car, in Philadelphia, yesterdav afternoon. Col. C. M. Rischel, Major Young, Major Dando, Major Hall and Major Fuller, have completed arrangements for the annual encampment of the Junior Order United American Mechanics, at Lake Lodore, August 8 to 15. Cement companies in the vicinity ot Nazareth have filed an injunction against the council of that town, seeking to prevent them from annexing to the borough the territory that includes their mills. - A terrific rain storm plaved havoc in the vicinity of Waymart, Wavne county, Tuesday afternoon. The handsome house and a large barn of James Moylan were struck by lightning and burned to the ground, with most of their contents. Preparations have f been made for the opening of the Hazleton Country Club house, on the top of Conyngham Mountain, in September. The formal opening of the house will be observed with special exercises. Hazleton's leading citizens are identified with the club. Diving into Summit lake, near Clark's Summit, on Tuesday, while he" was in an overheated condition, John Wop,inski, of North Scranton, suffered an attack of cramps and was drowned before his companions couici rescue mm. His body was recovered in the course of fifteen minutes. Vernia Pasquale, 22 years, who had been convicted of robbery, died in the Northampton county jail, at Easton, Tuesday. His two - year sentence would have expired in three days. He haa been ill for a long time of consumption and during the past three months ne nnd been permitted to live and sleep in the prison yard. An unknown villain attempted yesterday afternoon. in Luna Park, Scranton, to cut the rope upon which one of the Japanese performers makes his "slide for life," Manager Sloss gave the man a severe drubbing and allowed him to escape, preferring to keep the park record of not an arrest in three years. Rev. Walter M. Walker, D. D., of tne I'jpipnany Baptist church, Philadelphia, has accepted a call to becomu pastor of the Penn Avenue Baptist church, Scranton, which was left pa - torless by the resignation of Rev. R. F. Y. Pierce. Charged by a number of witnesses with having incited his son Nicholas DeMazo to murder Mrs. DeMazo, the father, Mateo DeMazo, has been placed in Lackawanna county prison. Young DeMazo is the Italian who killed his child - wife, in Old Forgm Tuesday afternoon. It is said that Scranton and Bing - hamton Will, within a year, be connected by trolley, by a company of Susquehanna county capitalists. The proposed road will connect at Fan - toryville with the Northern Electric and run through Fleetville, ' Glen - burn, Gibson, Pine Hill, Jackson, Ge - latt and Susquehanna. There is a earth of idle men in Pittsburg. The employment agencies of the city have large standing orders for laborers and mechanics which they cannot fill. A short time afro these same agencies were crowded with applicants for positions at $1 a day. Many coal mines and mills have resumed which have put thousands of men at work. An investigation is being conducted by County Detective Rafter and District Attorney O'Brien, of Lackawanna county, in an attempt to dicover the cause of the death of Miss Helen B. Brook, who died in Carbondale on Tuesday, under suspicious circumstances. There is a strong suspicion that the young lady, whose home is in Tioga, had undergone a criminal operation. William Montgomery, cashier of the Allegheny National Bank, who is incarcerated in the Allegheny county jail, awaiting trial for defaulting to the extent of $2,000,000, may prove to be a millionaire and the bank may recover a part of what ,it lost, if a reported lucky strike in a gold mine in the Bullfrog field, Nevada, is correct. Word came from the mine yesterday that a 10 - inch streak, showing gold averaging $5,000 to the ton, had been struck. Just as he was about to flee with a wallet containing over $500 and j some jewelry, a burglar, afterwards1 V sl KPSSSfiftSi" 'r discovered tfo be the notorious pick pocket. ; Jimmy Logufc, alias Logan was captured by Dr. Cpnley, a dentai drummer! in his room at a Read in hotel: G - roua Three of the State Bankers' Association, will meet in Allehtown on ThursdaV, July 23. Farmers are harvesting the largest and best wheat crop in the history of Blair county farming. Rev. Wallace Martin, of South Bethlehem, has received and accepted a call to Christ Episcopal church. Slatington. - ; - Because the Work is not according to specifications citizens of Altoona obtained an injunction against paving contractors and stopped the work. Professor Warren Marts, formerly Latin instructor at the York High School, has resigned, to become principal of the public schools of Pauls - , boro, N. J. ' The York Or'atorjo Society has decided 'to hold, no chamber of midwinter concerts next season, and will devote its entire attention to its annual festival instead. Warren ML, eight - year - old son of George Brong, of Allentown, fell from the Seventh street bridge, 30 feet, struck the s:ones 'below and when picked up had sustained only a few bruises. . , Several of the public school grounds in . Poltstown were opened yesterday as playgrounds for pupils during the summer. The heat has been : so great throughout Berks county towns that a great many shirt and hosiery factories have had to stop work. By eating infected roast beef six Chester people were poisoned yesterday, and it was feared for a time that all would die. Miss Emily Kurtz, daughter of the late Attorney D. B. Kurtz, of New Castle, has begun court proceedings to force her mother, Mrs. Julia Kurts. to make an accounting of the estate, of which the personal property alone amounts to $285,000. The Rev. William Catheart, a famous Baptist clergyman of Philadelphia, died yesterday at his home at Gwynedd, at the age of 82. Dr. Cath - cart was at one time pastor of the Second Baptist church, of over 800 members, and was an eloquent preacher. Mr. and Mrs. Morris Diamond, of lioyertown, - who lost their daughter in the opera house lire on the night of January 13, have secured from the Jewish Foster Home, Germantown, two nieces of Mrs. Diamond, whom they will raise. Because of public sentiment manifested against it in numerously - signed petitions, Pottstown's council ha abandoned its proposed $80,000 loan for highway and other improvements. The Board of Associated Charities of Reading, is helping the unemployed along by giving them $1 for every six hours that - they chop wood. In this way 32 families have recently been given relief. While giving credit to the weather as being of a kind never experienced before to harvest crops without interruption, farmers around Myers - town complain that the drought is again playing havoc with corn, potatoes and other vegetables. Lightning struck a wire fence on the farm of John C. Cramer, of C'one - wago township, during a storm, anil a valuable cow that was leaning against the fence was electrocuted. The animal's head was found hanging across the fence, the wires of which were melted in some places. j While Miss Dorothy Ochers, of! Darby, victim of an unknown assail - 1 ant who entered her bedroom wniie she slept, will survive the injuries Inflicted, she has lost her loft eye. Physicians, after weeks of effort to save the organ, had the patient removed to the hospital, where the injured eyeball was removed. A determined effort to ' eliminate reckless automobiling through Col - legevillc is being made by the authorities, and six autoists have already been arrested and lined this week. Leroy Matlock, in West Chester jail upon the charge of robbing Congressman Thomas Butler's home, is said to have revealed the name of another young man, the son of a prominent family, who was his companion in his escapades. A thief, in the act of taking the contents of a poor box. in the rear of St. Vincent do Paul's church. Philadelphia, was surprised yesterday by the Kev. Father McKey and the Rev. Lynch and turned over to the police. Dr. John MacFayden, proprietor of the Imperial, the leading hotel in the city of Chester, has filed an answer to the claim of William J. MeClurc Co. for a debt of $2,880 tyr wines and liquors. He says that by reason of the boycott on his place, becaurfr he .entertained President Itiggs, of th) Chester Traction Co., and members of the State Constabulary, he has been forced to conduct the hotel at a loss, and that the effort now being made to depose him - is a conspiracy to put City Clerk Frank W. Harrison in possession of the hostelry. Teeth extracted without pain and sets inserted the same day. We pay your fare. Dr. Woisard, 201 Coal ch Scranton, Pa. Xew York Kxciirsion Via, New Jersey Central, Sunday, July 12. Hound trip tickets $2.50. Special train leaves Pittston at 11MB p. m. July 11. 7 - 9 - 11 Merry Widow Kisses, '20c a lb. The kind that make you smack your lips. At Harter's. Ice Cream Freezers. Ooursen's. 30 N. Main - tf r ME 0KXQ Women should understand that melancholia, commonlv cnNed "thn blues," is in nine thnea out of ten a sure symptom 01 some serious lemale organic derangement and should have immediate attention. Women whose spirits are depressed, and who are ailing and miserable, should rely upon LYDiAE. PIN KHAR'S VEGETABLE COMPOUND as is evidenced by following letters. Mrs. F. Ellsworth, of Mayville, N. Y., writes to Mrs. Pinkham : " For three years I was in an awful despondent and nervous condition caused by female troubles. I was not contented anywhere, and was in such constant fear that something1 terrible was going to happen that it seemed as though I should lose my mind. Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound haa restored my health, and I cannot say enough for it." Mrs. Mary J. Williams, of Bridgeport, 111., writes to Mrs. Pinkham : " I have been suffering - from a female trouble, backache and headaches, and was so blue that I was simplyiudespair. I feel it my duty as well as my pleasure to tell you that Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound cured me. The change in my appearance is wonderful, and I wish every suffering - woman would try it." FACTS FOR SICK WOMEN. For thirty years Lydia E. afink - ham's Vegetable Compound, made from roots and herbs, has been the standard remedy for female ills, andhas positively cured thousands ot women who have been troubled with displacements, inflammation, ulceration, irregularities, periodic pains, backache. Why don't you try it? President Judge John Lynch and wife, of Wilkesbarre, are enjoying i trip through Europe. Mrs. Sarah Walker, of Plainsville, sailed from New York City today on a visit to her old home in England. Frank Battagkio, who is in the county jail, charged with extortion, is to be given a habeas corpus hearing this afternoon. Mrs. Diantha Beam, aged 58 years, of Ashley, died yesterday of general debility. Her husband, one daughter and three sons survive. After a brief illness op stomach trouble, Mrs. Michael McCole, a much respected resident of East Una, Wilkesbarre, died yesterday. By the sudden ignition of an extensive gas feeder, .in Lance No. 11 mine, Plymouth, David Thomas, a mule driver, and John Kcefe a door tender, were painfully burned on the head, shoulders and arms. Emma Martin, of Wilkesbarre, has applied for a divorce from her husband, Edward li. Martin, whom she charges with such cruel and barbarous treatment that she was compelled! to leave home. W. A. Valentine is attorney for Mrs. Martin. George Casper and Frank Jordan, of Wilkesbarre, were struck by an automobile last night while walking along the highway between Dallas and Harvey's Lake. Jordan received a gash .in his head that required 11 stitches. Casper's face was badly bruised. "Chick" Chamberlain, who is wanted by the Kingston police, being charged with complicity in the robbery of the Standard Top Co., in that town, surrendered to the Scranton police yesterday. Men named Rcilly and Courtright pleaded guilty to the theft and implicated Chamberlain. John Guffey and Thomas Findley were before Judge Fuller yesterday in a habeas corpus hearing. The men were charged with stealing a live pig. According to the testimony, they killed the porker and were in the midst of a feast when arrested. They were held in $500 bail each for their appearance at court. William C. Mack has 'been elected president of the Wilkesbarre Merchants' Association. During the past fiscal year over $1,500 in old accounts have been collected for members through the efforts of the association. Arrangements were made for Merchants' Day, wh.ich will be observed at Sans Souci Park on Aug. 5. D . . - . - . - - ; : - Baains OUlVT, BROWN & CO. For Each Day SPECIAL FOR FRIDAY SELLING ONLY Ladies Black Sateen Petticoats; regular price, $1.75. Special, this clay only $1.19 Our July Sale Our annual event with us and one looked forward to by many by rca son of the many ex tremely good values we offer at very low prices, commences July nth. FOR .SATURDAY .SELLING ONLY All colors of Tarlaton used for protecting pictures. Chandeliers, Bric - a - Rrac, etc. Special, Saturday onlv. 10c yd. BROWN & CO. VACATION SHOES. Goinpf to the mountains or shore? No matter, we have t' light sort of shoes for Heavy soled oxfords and sli for mountain wear. White canvas and tan oxft (some with rubber soles for co - try or seashore wear). Prices right enough too. tl r WEEKS & II. U. WsiOESCo. 10 N. Main SL. Pittston. Pa f When You Go Out to Walk Take the Baby With You. The Heywood All our Rattan Go - Carts and Carriages at cost. We want the room. All Heywood's make which means they are up - to - date. Prices way down but Go - Carts way up in style and finality. Now is your chance. Don't miss it. B. G. Carpenter & Go. West Market Street, Wilkesbarre. I

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