THE PLAIN SPEAKER, HAZLETON, PA., THURSDAY, MARCH 30, 1905. The Plain Speaker 000 PROSPECTS BROKERS TO REQUIRES BONDS 00 $100 H ER FILE DEATHS. WEAVER At Hazleton, Tuesday, March 28, Philip V. Weaver, aged 50 years. Funeral Friday at 2 p. m. Services at the family residence, 668 North Church street. Interment in Vine street cemetery. BERTRAM At Hazleton, Wednesday, March 29, Sophia Betram, relict of Reinhart Betram, aged 78 years. Funeral Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Services at the residence THE STATE AUDIT CO, (Incorporated.) Public Accountants and Auditors. Offices Republican Building, Scranton, Pa.; Dryfoos Building, Hazleton, Pa. E. S. DOUD, Manager. MUNICIPAL BONDS. Pittston, Pa., 4 per cent, refunding bonds. Free of tax. Denomination $1,000. Price to yield 3.60. HOWARD I. SMITH, Hazleton. Pa. HRAND OPERA MOUSE H.WALHER, Manager. MATINEE AND NIGHT, Saturday, April ist . of Mrs. John Gregory, 290 North Locust street. Interment in Vine street cemetery. J. F. Reinhart, funeral director. Lafayette concert High School Friday. IMPORTANT NOTICES. STOLEN The party or parties who took watch from my vest pocket this morning at the Lehigh Valley sand house will kindly return same to 92 South Cedar street. It WANTED A No. 1 cook; good wages. Prefer middle aged woman. Give reference. Address "F, Plain Speaker office. 29-3t NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS. I want to remodel my house. Plans of same can be seen at the residence. John Dice, 533 East Broad St. 28-Ct WANTED Salesmen and saleslad ies to call on drug and grocery trade. $100 per month and expenses. Enclose stamped envelope for reply. Buffalo Chemical Co., Buffalo, N. Y. 2-tf QRAND OPERA HOUSE HKNRY WAL8ER Manager. Friday, March 3i BLONDELL & FENNESSY'S Hurricane of Fun and Frolic, The Katzenjammer Kids DON'T MISS THEM 'IT IS TO LAUGH" ALL STAR CAST. BAKER & LYNN, Premier Delineators of Juvenile Comedy. WALLY CLARK, the Popular German Comedian. WILLIAM BAKER, Monologue Comedian. THE ROBINSON SISTERS, Acrobatic Dancing Marvels. MISS JOSIE RALSTON, Chic Sou- brette. MAJOR AL, CRIQUI, the Smallest Comedian on the Stage. GEORGE V. BAKER, the Great Acrobatic Comedian. DAY & VESTAL, Sketch Artists, and many others. PRICES 25, 35 and 50c Sanford B. Ricaby's Ye Bright and Merry WM H. WEST Big Jubilee Minstrels 40 Bright Lights of the Minstrel World Just a Few of the Prominent Features: Sam Hood, Pierce Bros., Lavelette Bros., George T. Martin, McDevitt & Kelley, Geo. T. Van, George L. Wade, Clarence Marks, Walter Spencer, Gilbert Losee, Complete Orchestra. 14 Great Singers. Featuring the Great Scenic Singing Sensation, FREDERICK V. BOWERS, Author of Because" and "Always." For the past 26 weeks the star feature of Kiralfy's Immense Louisiana Purchase Spectacle at the St. Louis Fair. Greatest Singing Part Ever Conceived. PRICES: Matinee : 25c. any seat in house. Night : 25c., 50c., 75c. and $1.00. GRAND PARADE AT 11:45 A. M. Wednesday, April 5th ROSE COGHLAN'S REVIVAL OF Sardou's Masterpiece with ROSE COGHLAN and HOWARD KYLE And a Special Cast of Players. Direction of GEORGE H. BRENNAN. to SI50 DIPLOIC, RECORDS WERE 1 No Such Warm March Temperature In 35 Years' History of Weather Boreao. In the 35 years' history of the Weather Bureau there has been no such warm March 29 as yesterday. The maximum exceeded the previous record for March, that of Tuesday, by about two degrees. The record which Tuesday broke was that of 76.6, on March 22, 1894. The month that comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb may, therefore, in its frisk age, be said to have taken a hop, skip and jump, and clear ing April and May. landed in the lap of June, for the maximum of yesterday is usually experienced on June 5, and is, accordingly, two months ahead of the season in average. High temperatures were experienced through the North Atlantic and lower lake states. At Scranton the thermometer jumped to 84, at Cleveland to SO, and at Pittsburg to 82, all record-breakers. At Atlantic City and Cape May the maximum readings were (10 and C2 degrees respectively, about IS degrees lower than here. While overcoats and jackets have been shucked for the past few days, they are hardly as yet "has beens" of the season, for the forecast prophesies: "Showers, probably thunderstorms, and cooler Thursday; Friday fair." Poor Board Affairs. The last meeting of the old poor board wa9 held at Laurytown this week. Tax Collectors James N. Boyle, of Foster township; Anthony Rudewick, Freeland, and Thomas Martin, Hazle township, presented their duplicates and received a settlement in full. Richard Hall, of Stockton, who so cruelly deserted his four children some months ago, was present to re-claim the little ones. He promised faithfully to care for them, and on this condition was given charge of them on sixty days' probation. J. A. Titman, representing the Herring Hall Mervine Safe Co., explained the merits of his safe. The board decided not to make a purchase at this time. The directors ordered a new gas carbonator to re-place the one now in use, which is too small. There are at present 186 inmates in the institution. This number will be materially reduced with the advent of warm weather. The board will meet on Saturday for re-organization, when J. M. Stauffer will take his seat. Steward Gangwer and his wife will be retained beyond a doubt. The aspirants for the secretaryship are Mr. Tosh, the present in cumbent, and John Isaacs, who fills a position in the Drifton office of Coxe Bros. & Co. He has the backing of the Taxpayers' Association. Lafayette Glee (!lub has never been better than this year. Don't miss them. Special Spring Opening of fashionable millinery on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 4 and 5. Two days' opening for our fascinating display of fashionable millinery. The la dies will be cordially welcomed at ouf millinery parlors. Our milliners will take pleasure in showing you all the correct and latest styles in fashionable spring and summer millinery. THE MISSES KEUCH, 30-Ct 31 East Broad St. Theatrical News. Blondell & Fennessy, proprietors of the famous farce-comedy, "The Katz-enjammer Kids," which comes to the Grand Opera House Friday, have the only canine advance agent in America. He Is beyond question one of the finest specimens of his kind. His dog-ship has been taught to carry a banner In his teeth advertising the show, and is apparently never so happy aa when parading the streets announc-ng the coming of the greatest of all fun shows. The ever popular William H. West's Big Minstrel Jubilee will hold forth at the Grand Opera House Saturday afternoon and evening, and it Is promised by the management that this sea son they have gathered most of the lt known minstrel stars on the stage. The attracton is receiving the endorsement of the press everywhere. Most amusing is the first act of "Diplomacy," to 1)0 given by the Rose Coghlan company at the Grand Opera House on Wednesday, April 0, In which the Marquise de Rio Zares, a proud Spanish noblewoman, finds her self so pressed by creditors that she liU'rally dix-s not know which way to turn. The Marquise is a typical match making mamma. Her chief asset In life Is a very beautiful, honest and warm hearted daughter. Friday night Lafayette concert, High School. 29-21 Buster Brown has come to town, tf Three platform sprlng wagons for sale cheap. Mumaw's, 52 South Wyoming street. 24-tf At Reiser's Removal 8al. Our wall paper sale ! a great success. All xapers 20 per cent reductions, im HEAT BROKEN THURSDAY, MARCH 30, 1905. WEATHER INDICATIONS. Eastern Pennsylvania: Showers, probably thunderstorms and cooler Thursday; Friday fair, brisk southwest to west winds. BRIEFS AND PERSONALS. Miss Margaret Abrams, of Berwick, formerly of this city, is the guest of friends at Coxeville. Mrs. T. H. Pardoe and daughter, of Ottawa, 111., will arrive here this evening to spend a few weeks with the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Keck. Major C. H. Crowell, who is in charge of the Scranton recruiting office, was the guest of Recruiting Offi cer James Walsh at the local recruiting office. Reese Lloyd, clerk of the courts, was in this city for a short time en-route from Freeland, where he visited his mother, who is sick. John Richards, a moulder at the Jeanesville Iron Works, has returned from a visit to his parents at Denver, Col. Hereafter the Lehigh Traction Co. will employ conductors only, and the latter will be promoted to motormen as emergencies arise. In this way it will not be necessary to specially break in the motormen, as the latter can acquire this accomplishment in their capacity as conductors. A. Pardee & Co., who have disposed of their mill at the corner of Broad and Pine streets, have rented the room recently vacated by Hunschbaum k Eidam, the silk manufacturers, in the rear of the Hazleton National Bank, where they will store their flour and feed. Adam Deitrich. formerly of this city, now of Pottsville, who was here attending the funeral of Adam Hoff-sommer and Frank Mumaw, returned home last night. Rev. William O'Donnell, of Scranton. is visiting his sister, Mrs. Frank McHugh, and brother, Dennis O'Donnell, of this city. While the funeral of Emily, the 8-yearold daughter of Mrs. William Klinger, of Harwood, was proceeding to the Vine street cemetery In this city one of the teams became unman' ageable at the Cranberry bridge and started to run away. Mrs. Thomas Astleford leaped from a carriage and was slightly injured. Robert G. McMichael recorder of deeds for Carbon county, died at his home at Mauch Chunk from apoplexy. iJew Clerk. Miss Winifred Harkins, of South Pine street, has accepted a position as clerk in the dry goods department of the Manhattan store. Fresh Fish and Oysters. Roe and Buck Shad, Steak Cod, Halibut, Ciscoes, Rock Fish, Cat Fish, Haddock, Pickerel, Fresh Fruits and Vegetables. Oysters in and out the shell. It W. H. Wear's Fancy Grocery. Spring Poem. Old furniture bought and sold, New furniture exchanged for old. MUMAW'S, 28-tf Opposite Washington Hotel. Women Extinguish Fire. Between 3 and 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon Howard Roberts, who was trimming trees In James Roderick's yard on East Cranberry Avenue, discovered a shanty in the rear of John Pettlt'a residence on Are. He gave an alarm and the women of the neighborhood immediately rushed to the scene. They used garden hose and buckets and with the assistance of a number of men extinguished the blaze. The damage will amount to about $100. Roe shad, buck shad, haddock, cod, smelts, halibut, eiseoes, pike, cat fish, green pike, rock fish and shell oysters. Fey 's. It OPENING EXHIBIT OF SPRING MILLINERY. Friday, Mar. 31, and Saturday, April 1. BEISHLINE & METZ, 110 West Broad St., Hazleton, Pa. The crowning features of our peerless showing of spring styles are their smart, snappy, tasteful, artistic appearance and exceptional values. We are now showing an enormous variety and a most complete stock of popular and high grade millinery. It would pay you to see our line. Open both evenings. 29-4t Clerk of Quarter Sessions Awarded the Lot. At the meeting of th Allentown Realty Association held last evening the lot was awarded to Milton J. Hoffman, clerk of Quarter Sessions of Lehigh county, and a resident of Allen-town. It Notice. The Hazleton National Bank will be closed at 2 o'ckck p. m. Friday, March 31, 1905, In order to give the employees an opportunity to attend the funeral of their deceased director, Mr. Philip V. Weaver. It Notice. All members of Council No. 943, Independent Order of Americans, of West Hazleton, are requested to meet at headquarters Friday at 11 a. m. to attend the funeral of our deceased brother, William B. Endy. By order of It HENItT KOCH, R. S. Dealers Look Ahead To Successful Season Hazleton Centre Of Belt. A local huckleberry shipper said to day that the outlook for the coming season indicated that the crop would be larger than ever before. The market, too, will be extended, so that there will be no over-supply of the luscious berries. The early spring is accepted by the dealers as a good sign for a large crop. The fact that especial pains will be taken to prevent forest fires this summer also tends to support the expectations that 1905 will be a ban ner year for the pickers and shippers of the little blue berries that find their way every summer into hundreds of thousands of homes scattered all over the eastern section of the United States. The territory lying between Maha- noy City and the Pocono Mountains is the true hucklebrry belt of the Unit ed States. Beyond Mahanoy City, to the south as far as Mt. Carmel, there is a certain yield every summer, but it cannot compare with the enormous quantity of berries that is brought in from the woods hereabouts. The Pocono field is practically in-developed, and it is said to be the richest section of the huckleberry belt. The region is inaccessible for many pickers, and for that reason the Pocono Mountain berries do not reach the market in any great numbers. There is one tract of berry woods in the Poconos that is literally covered with the little blue globules. It is said that if a person stands at the edge of this tract and looks over it in the midsummer it appears to be covered by a blanket of bluish color, So thick are the berries. One picker from this section who spent several weeks on the Poconos declares that the path of a person through this Elysian field of huckleberries would be marked, not by his footsteps, but by the trail left wherever he gathered berries. George Wetterau, a Hazleton huckleberry dealer, owns a tract of land in the Pocono region and one season he tried the experiment of employing a band of huckleberry pickers to camp in that section for the season. The venture did not prove a success, how ever.as the pickers were of a kind who did not like the loneliness of nature and they returned to civilization be fore they had picked any great amount of berries. Smoke a Buster Brown cigar. 28-tf A Big East Broad Street Real Estate Deal. George Krick, the National Ex change real estate dealer, has just closed a deal whereby he sold what is known as the Pardee flour and feed mill, on the corner of Broad and Pine streets, containing 100 feet frontage on Broad street, for Frank Pardee, Esq., to Thomas R. Reese, of Audenried, who is operating a coal washery there, and is in the livery business In this city. Mr. Reese intends carrying on extensive business operations on this property. In fact, the building which is there now will stay where it Is- excepting it will get a general overhaul ing and will look like a new building when Mr. Reese gets through with the same. This property was valued at $20,000. Now Mr. Krick has some more properties to sell on Broad street. He also has the large, commodious Miller properties on the cor ner of Wyoming and Walnut streets to Bell, which can be bought for less than you can build them; also some very handsome homes on Diamond Avenue, and the Llebensberger properties, which are new houses, with every convenience, some of which can b bought on easy terms. If you want to buy a bargain in a house, lot or farm Krick always has the selection. If you have property you want to sell you better call on Krick. It may be just the property which he has a demand for. It costs you nothing to call at his office and talk about these things. Better conio right now. What you do today you will not need complete tomorrow. At Keiser's Removal Sale. All $1.23 books reduced to $1.10. Bibles reduced 15 per cent. 11-tf A MATTER OF HEALTH Absolutely Pure J!AS .0 SUBSTITUTE Representative Holcomb's Tax Bill Oo Stock Business In State. Representative Holcomb, of this county, has introduced a bill in the legislature requiring stock and bond brokers doing business in Pennsylvania to file with the State Treasurer a bond to be approved by the Dauphin county court and recorded by the State Treasurer in the sum of $100,000, payable to the state. The bond shall be for the use and benefit of persons doing business with the broker, and to pay all claims against him. A penalty of $5,000 or three years' imprisonment is prescribed for violation of the proposed act, one-half of the fine to be paid to the informer and the other half to the state. The State Treasurer shall collect a fee of $50 at the time of the filing of the bond. Millinery Opening. Miss Anna Dougherty, who has been employed as milliner at New York for several years, returned and has opened a new millinery parlor at 62 North Wyoming street, with all the latest and most up-to-date designs in millinery. The opening will be Saturday, April 1. You are cordially invited to attend this opening. It Jeff. Richards' dancing school tonight instead of Fri day night. It Linoleums reduced. Sole agents for the "Acorn" ranges. G. G. Koehler & Son, 78 South Wyoming street. 22-tf BAR TAKES ACTION. Resolutions Adopted on Death of the Late P. V. Weaver, Esq. The members of the bar of lower Luzerne, embracing Hazleton and Freeland, met at the office of Attorney John R. Sharpless, at 3 p. m., yester day to take action on the death of a brother member, P. V. Weaver. The meeting was largely attended, all the lawyers of both municipalities laying aside their duties to be present and ex. press their regret for the loss of one of their honored members. C. W. Kline, being the nestor of the local bar, was chosen chairman In taking the chair he 6poke feelingly on the life and char acter of the deceased. Other remarks of the same nature were expressed by D. J. McCarthy, C. H. Bates, John J. Kelly, John R. Sharpless and J. H. Bigelow. The chairman appointed John J. Kelly, John R. Sharpless and J. H. Bigelow a committee on resolu tions and the following were adopted: Whereas, The D.tine Providence that shapes and controls the destinies of men and nations hath called from earth our well beloved brother P. V, Weaver; and Whereas, We regard his death a great loss to the Bar and public of Hazleton; therefore, be it Resolved, That we extend to the widow and family of our departed brother our sincere sympathy and sor powfully condone with them In their hours of bitter anguish. We pray that the great Judge of all the earth will give them peace and strength to lighten their burden and ease their sorrow. Resolved, That the life of our brother was an open book to all and contained that perfection as a lawyer, citizen, man and friend that la most worthy of Imitation on the part Of those left to survive him; Resolved, That In his death the Bar of Hazleton has lost one of its most honored practitioners and Hazleton and her interests one of her most foremost leaders and advocates. His unbending honesty, integrity and devotion to public and private duty through a quarter of a century's service have impressed us so fully that we realize that his place will Indeed be hard to fill. Resolved, That the members of the Bar of lower Luzerne county attend the funeral in a body. ResoIved. That a copy of these resolutions be sent to the widow and be printed In the press of Hazleton. JOHN J. KELLEY. JOHN R. SHARPLESS, JOHN H. BIGELOW. Committee. For the memlers of the Bar of Lower Luzerne. Smoke a Buster Brown cigar. 28-tf Filllnjts that lst pr Rnnd MILLINERY OPENING. Friday, Mar. 31. and Saturday, April 1. BEISHLINE & METZ. 110 West Broad St., Hazleton. Pa. Our spring hats have all the fashion features which have been peculiar to our goods In past seasons. Therefore every lady should see our line before making her selection. Open both evenings. 29-4t At the Corner Grocery. Roe and buck shad, halibut, cod, cat fish, gwen pike, ciscoes, haddock, rock fish, shell oysters, strawberries, spinach, corn salad, dandelion and fresh vegetable, It Shiner, Roth & Weldenbach. Buster Drown has come to town, tf Every Day Adds Newness to this immense stock of Furniture and hasta of pzople who want to see the newest, up-to-date things are here every day. The Magnificent Parlor Suits just now hold your ajtention. There can hardly be a want in this line but what we can meet it promptly and satifac-torily, tha stock is all new and of the most approved styles. It includes at least 75 styles of Suits S20 IMHA PIANO MERIT cannot be judged by the adjectives in an advertisement. To buy merely on the strength of a maker's rhetoric wonld be like electing candidates to office on their own recommendations. The real test in both cases is merit The piano that has already shown merit is the one most likely to do so in the future. KELLMER PIANOS are the nearest to the goal of perfection. Under every condition and use they have satisfied the most particular performer. Kellmer Piano Co.
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