The Scranton Republican, Lackawanna Co, PA.
24 March 1908 – 30 Apr 1908
Posting some of my extractions from a film, it only has a 4 month period on this film. I do not have any other information, hope these are a help to others.
Tuesday, 24 March 1908
Michael RAVELLO, 108 Spring St, of New York was killed late yesterday while working on the foundation of an annex of the Masonic Temple on the south side of Twenty-fourth St between Fifth & Sixth Ave.
Boston, MA. Charles Stedman HANKS, who defeated President ROOSEVELT for the lightweight championship of Harvard died today at his apartment at the Brunswick, age the age of 51. He had gone abroad last July with his wife and two children when he got sick and returned in January.
The engagement of Miss Lois DIMOCK, daughter of Mr & Mrs John W. DIMOCK, of Waymart to Roy LEE of Canaan was announced.
Andrew J. LENAHAN, former resident of this city for many years died in New York City yesterday after a brief illness. He was 45 years of age and married Miss Margaret DEEGAN of this city 23 years ago. He is survived by his wife and one daughter Elizabeth. The remains will be brought to this city for burial.
Mary Gladys, the four month old daughter of Mr & Mrs John FINAN of Green St died yesterday of whooping cough. The funeral will be this afternoon with burial in St Rose Cemetery.
John GIBLIN and his wife Miss Elizabeth MC DONOUGH of Oneonta, NY spent Sunday in this city at the home of the latter's mother, Mrs Catherine MC DONOUGH of Pike St.
The young child of Mr & Mrs ZALOWSKI died Saturday of scarlet fever. The funeral took place Sunday with burial in the Polish Catholic Cemetery.
Mr & Mrs John EARLEY of South Main St had a son.
Miss Mae SEIGLE spent Sunday as the guest of her brother, Mr J. H. SEIGLE of Jermyn.
The funeral of William SIMMS with take place this afternoon with burial in the Priceburg Cemetery.
Mr & Mrs Charles KIEFER had a son, Mr & Mrs Arthur CLEAVE, a daughter and Mr & Mrs John EARLEY a daughter.
Mrs Charles GUTHNIETH and two children, George and Clara, spent Sunday at Mill Creek.
The young child of Mr & Mrs John JUDGE, died on Wednesday of scarlet fever and was buried Friday in St Patrick's Cemetery, Olyphant.
Mrs Selinda VAIL an aged resident of Tomkinsville, who made her home with her brother Milton TAYLOR of that place, died suddenly yesterday morning. She is survived by her daughter, Mrs Lelia MYERS, a sister, Mrs Edwin GRAVES, of Jermyn and the following brothers, Charles, Milton, Draper and Benaria. The funeral will be Thursday morning.
Herbert COOK, who for several years had charge of the Mayfield Delaware and Hudson depot has resigned and will return to the West to go into business at his former home.
Mrs Thomas PRYNN, of Madison Ave, whose husband died on Saturday, collapsed after his death and is in serious condition. She only regained consciousness once since that time.
Mrs George REIF, a popular young matron of the South side, died yesterday after an illness of several weeks. She is survived by her husband and her parents, Mr & Mrs Philip MYERS and the following brothers, Henry, Alex, Gustave and Joseph MYERS.
Miss Catherine O'DONNEL a devout member of the St John's parish passed away Sunday after a short illness. She was but 18 years of age and survived by two brothers, John and Anthony, and one sister, Irene, also a step brother, Thomas CAWLEY. The funeral will take place from the family residence, 524 Beech St tomorrow. Services will be held in St John's Church with burial in Pittston Catholic Cemetery.
Joseph MANGAN, the 7 year old son of Mr & Mrs James MANGAN, residing at 1308 Prospect Ave, died yesterday from the effects of burns he received three weeks ago. He was playing with matches upstairs. The funeral will take place tomorrow.
William the 16 year old son of Mr & Mrs MALIA of 1815 Prospect Ave is in the Moses Taylor Hospital and may be cripple for life. He was injured at work at the National mines on Saturday when his foot got caught in a latch and a trip of cars passed over mashing the foot and ankle.
Mrs Patrick BOYLE of Fig St is visiting a married daughter, Mrs C. SWEENEY of Beaver Meadows.
Mrs Jennie BRINK, lost in her effort to substantiate the will of Gustave BRADY, by which she was left BRADY"S entire estate which was valued at close to 25,000. The verdict of the jury in the case, which went out Saturday afternoon, was against Mrs BRINK and in the favor of BRADY'S signature to the will signed November 3, 1904 and was procured by trick, artifice and fraud. The finding of the jury ended the case after two juries had endeavored to make a decision, the first resulting in a disagreement. John P. KELLY, Joseph O'BRIEN and E. W. THAYER represented the defendants. The case will in all probability be appealed to the Supreme Court.
A juvenile farmer arrived at the home of Mr & Mrs A. D. ROBINSON last Sunday, 13 March in Clarks Green.
A large number of people attended the sale of the late Sarah WAGNER last Thursday. The goods were all disposed of and Mr Henry BEERS and brother in law Mr PUTNEY of Providence have rented the place for the coming year.
The youngest son of Mrs E. WHITE died of pneumonia and buried last Sunday in the Miller Cemetery at Edelia.
The Class of 1908 of Olyphant High School has organized as follows: President, Tom MURPHY, Secretary, Harry RAKER, treasurer, Miss Mary CUMMINGS.
The funeral of the late Mrs George F. MASON was held yesterday. A high mass was sun in St Patrick's Church by Rev. J. J. HOULIHAN.
Burial was in St Patrick's Cemetery. Those from out of town were: Mr & Mrs A. P. PATTEN, Carbondale; Mr & Mrs William MASON, Forest City; Mr & Mrs Bert MASON, Jermyn; and Mr & Mrs Thomas MASON, Green Ridge.
Marriage Licenses were granted yesterday to:
Friend W. BARTLOW Gertrude E. KRAG, both of Carbondale
John L. LEWIS Mrs Margaret LEWIS, both of Scranton
Mr & Mrs Frank HOWARD of Avoca, PA had a daughter.
In Scott Township on March 23, 1908, Mrs Celinda A. VAIL died at the home of her brother John M. TAYLOR at the age of 84 after having survived her husband Harvey VAIL, forty years. Funeral Thursday the 26th at the home of John M. TAYLOR.
Mrs Bridget RILEY, 1403 Gardner Ave died March 23, 1908 in Scranton.
Mrs Elizabeth MC GOFF of 437 Railroad Ave died March 23, 1908. She is survived by three children, Anthony, Howard J. and Mrs Martin MULHERIN
I will not be responsible for any debts by my wife after March 20, 1908. John WARREN, Peckville, PA.
Notice of the estate of Sarah WAGNER late of South Abington, Lackawanna Co, PA.
Those indebted will make immediate payment to Silas GREEN, Administrator, Clarks Green, Lackawanna Co, PA., S. B. PRICE attorney for the estate.
Mrs Albert HUNT, of Montdale passed away on the 16th inst.
The stork paid a visit to Elm Brook farm on the 17th inst. Ralph wears a seven by nine smile and Mrs GARDNER is very happy with their first born, a ten pound boy.
Petitions asking the court for the privilege of adopting Lillian HALL were filed. Mr & Mrs William HALL were filed in court yesterday by Albert and Lena HARRIS.
Divorce action was begun yesterday by Maud EVITT against William F. EVITT alleging desertion as the grounds for the divorce. The couple married August 19, 1900.
Mrs Louise Dale LANDON, daughter of ex Congressman and Mrs T. H. DALE, died yesterday at her home, 410 Clay Ave. She was stricken with Bright's disease about a year ago. She was 35 years old this month. She was also a graduate of Wyoming Seminary and as a child gave her self the nickname of Johnny. She is survived by her husband and three children, the eldest Grace Dale LANDON, 10; Ruth DALE, 9 and DeWitt a son aged 7. Her parents, her sister, Miss Ruth DALE
and her brother Everett are the remaining members of the family. The funeral services will be tomorrow from the home.
Mrs James A. PINDAR of Wyoming Ave, Green Ridge asked the court to declare her husband legally dead on the grounds that he had not been heard from in more than seven years. They were married 15 years ago, but two years after he disappeared presumably for a trip to see his parents in Lancastershire, England. It was supposed he enlisted in the Boer War.
Miss Mary TREIBLE, of Stroudsburg committed suicide Saturday night by swallowing a vial of laudanum after she was jilted by her sweetheart at a dance.
The funeral of the late Edward DAVIS, of 116 North Everett Ave will be held Wednesday. Burial will be in the Washburn Street Cemetery.
A child of Mr & Mrs John O. EVANS of North Decker Court died Sunday. The funeral will be Wednesday with interment in Washburn Street Cemetery.
The funeral of Anna, the six year old daughter of Mr & Mrs Evan D. JONES of Fourteenth Ave will be held Tuesday, interment in Washburn Street Cemetery.
The funeral of John E. JONES, of 327 North Ninth Ave will be held this afternoon. Interment in Washburn Street Cemetery.
Mr Edward DAVIS, son of Mr & Mrs Thomas D. DAVIS, of 116 North Garfield Ave died on Sunday after a long illness. He was 28 and lived on the West Side all his life. He is survived by his parents and several brothers and sisters. The funeral will be held at the family home on Wednesday with interment in the
Mr Otto TRAGER, son of Mr & Mrs H. F. TRAGER of Price St and Miss Carrie EYER, daughter of Mr & Mrs W. S. EYER, of 512 West St, Mt Carmel, PA were united in marriage at the bride's home recently by the Rev. H. WHITAKER.
Henry BURNS of 2010 Luzerne St died yesterday at his home. He is survived by his widow and two children, William BURNS of Archbald and Mrs James WARD.
The young son of Mr & Mrs David DAVIES of Throop formerly of Greenwood, was buried at the Forest Home Cemetery Sunday.
Mrs Clarence B. WATROUS of Fifth Street attended the funeral services of her grandmother, Mrs Daniel BRUNDAGE of Pink, Wayne Co, yesterday.
Born to Mr & Mrs Edward COMPTON of Palmyra Township, a son.
Mrs Kate Burgess DECKER, wife of Register & Recorder Daniel G. DECKER is seriously ill with consumption. They have a family of six children all under the age of 14.
A marriage license was taken out on Saturday by Mail Route man, James E. DONLEY on the Beaumont route, to marry a Miss MONTROSS of Monroe Township. He was at one time proprietor of the Warren Street Hotel and for a number of years lived on his own farm at Brookside in Tunkhannock Township. He sold his farm and became lonely and decided to remarry.
Wednesday, 25 March 1908
Thomas F. LYNOTT, father of Prof. William P. LYNOTT, director of the Mozart Orchestra and one of Carbondale's most widely known and highly esteemed residents died yesterday morning at his home 25 McGarry Ave following eight months illness of miner's asthma. He was born in Hawley, Wayne Co, 59 years ago and came to Carbondale where he had resided. He was married to Miss Mary GAUGHAN. He is survived by his wife, four sons, prof. William P. LYNOTT; James, Thomas J. and Richard B. LYNOTT of this city and three daughters, Mrs Michael F. BARRETT of Buffalo; Mrs Homer VAN GORDER and Mrs Henry KELLY of this city, also one brother Nicholas LYNOTT of this city. The funeral will be Friday with burial in St Rose Cemetery.
Matthew CLEMO of Bethany, Wayne Co, died Monday at the home of his daughter, Mrs Horace HOYLE at No 2 Dickson Hill. Death was due to bronchial trouble. He was born in Cornwall, England and came to this country when a young man and settled at Bethany. He is survived by his wife, two sons, John F. and Stephen and two daughters, Mrs Horace Hoyle, of this city, and Mrs S. B. SERGENT of Garteen. The remains will be taken to Honesdale and the funeral will be held at the home of his daughter in law Mrs Kathryn CLEMO with burial in Bethany Cemetery.
Dominic CATRINI attempted to drag Rose MERION from a Delaware and Hudson train yesterday when she was on her way to Carbondale to marry Angelo PETRIUCA. Only the alertness of Elliot SKEELS the conductor saved her. He hit CATRINI a stunning blow and threw him from the train. PETRIUCA and the girl were married later.
The funeral of Miriam CARTER will take place late this afternoon with services in St James Episcopal Church.
Amzia HARMOND of Terryville, CT. spent several days last week visiting his father and mother in law, Mr & Mrs Milo TRAVIS. He was accompanied home by his sister in law Miss Eunice TRAVIS who will spend a few weeks visiting them.
Mr & Mrs H. B. ROSS are receiving congratulations on the recent birth of a son.
Miss Maggie SWARTWOOD of Square Top visited her aunt Mrs Mary PLACE several days last week and also her sister Miss Ruth SWARTWOOD.
Mrs C. E. VOSBURG has been spending the winter at Fleetville with her brother.
Marriage Licenses were granted yesterday:
Elias THOMAS, Scranton Rachel POWELL, Taylor
Joseph R. BAKER, Dalton, PA Mary N. GARDNER, Factoryville
Joseph GRIFFITHS, Scranton Agnes J. BUSH, Scranton
Matthew CLEMO, in Carbondale, March 23, 1908, aged 77 years
Mrs John JENKINS, in Fernhall, PA, March 24, 1908
Thomas F. LYNOTT, in Carbondale, PA, March 24, 1908, 59 years
Elizabeth MC GOFF, in Scranton, PA, March 23, 1908, burial Cathedral Cemetery
REESE, infant son of Mr & Mrs Fred REESE of Olyphant Ave, March 24, 1908
William SIMMS, Dickson City, burial family plot in Priceburg
Letters of Testamentary: Estate of Mary P. ROLL last of the city of Scranton, deceased.
Miss Anna RUBINOW, daughter of Mr & Mrs Meyer RUBINOW of Penn Ave and Mr Louis
WOLKOFF of Pittsburg were married last evening at the Knights of Columbus Hall by Rabbis DRUCK and ESCOLSKI.
Dominic PATRINO, the Sibley Italian was shot the morning of St Patrick's day by his boarding mistress Mrs Veronica ANGELO, died yesterday morning in Taylor Hospital.
Three miners were seriously burned by an explosion of gas yesterday in the No 6 colliery of the Pennsylvania Co below Pittston, from a miner's unprotected lamp igniting a pocket of gas.
Peter KELLOCK, of Pittston will probably die, Adam WISCOSKY, of Pittston may recover and Mike ROSEN, of Pittston may recover.
Rev. and Mrs C. R. VICKERY arrived in Paris safely. Rev. VICKERY recently accepted a call to do mission work in India and with his wife are on the way in this field. He was the former assistant pastor of Elm Park Church and his wife was from Green Ridge.
The funeral of the late John E. JONES, of 227 North Ninth Ave held yesterday. (There is a long write up on the funeral). Mr JONES was born in Rhymney, South Wales from which place his parents moved to Aberdare, when he was comparatively young. After residing there for some time, they moved to Gerndale, Flamorganshire. While there he served as cashier in some of the collieries belonging to David DAVIES & Son. He emigrated to this country in the year 1883 and lived in Ashland, Schuylkill Co. From there he moved to Shamokin and later to Scranton for 23 years.
Mr Elias THOMAS of Hampton and Miss Rachel POWELL of Taylor were united by the Rev. J. Cromwell HUGHES, B. A. in marriage at the parsonage of the First Welsh Baptist Church, at 155 South Hyde park Ave last evening.
Walter, the 15 year old son of Patrolman and Mrs David PARRY, died at the family home, 335 North Hyde Park Ave last evening. He had been cripple for years suffering from spinal trouble. Besides his parents he is survived by three sisters and one brother, Maud, Elizabeth, Edna and John.
Mrs John JENKINS, one of Fernhall's oldest residents passed away after a short illness. She was a native of Wales and in her 76th year. Besides her husband the following sons and daughters survive; Mrs Sara MORGAN of this place; Evan JENKINS of Hyde park; and Mrs Anna HARPER of Wales. The funeral will be Thursday with burial in Union Cemetery.
Patrick NEEDHAM one of the oldest citizens in the 12th Ward, whose death was announced last Saturday, was laid to rest yesterday. The funeral took place from the home of his son, John of 218 Hamm Court. A mass was celebrated at Nativity Church with burial in Cathedral Cemetery.
The funeral of Mrs George REIF is to take place tomorrow from her late home on Stone Ave, high mass will take place in St Mary's Church with interment in No 5 German Catholic Cemetery.
John MORAN, son of Mr Michael MORAN of Prospect Ave, who left this city about 5 years ago and from who nothing had been heard is located in Panama working in the canal zone. A communication from him was received by his sister Mrs James LANGAN of 542 Locust St. The letter came as a surprise for had been mourned as dead. When he left home in joined the Army at Washington but was given a leave of absence shortly after owing to his illness.
Mr & Mrs Edward ACE had a son on March 9th in Mountain Valley.
Meri, the young son of Mr & Mrs Charles JOHNSON is recovering from an attack of scarlatina in Lenoxville. Dr DECKER of Nicholson is attending him.
Mr & Mrs John L. DECKER are rejoicing over the arrival of a little girl on March 4th.
Mr & Mrs Clarence DICKINSON and son Joseph of Schultzville were guests of Mrs A. L. ROSS on Sunday.
Mrs D. G. VAN AUKEN of Pine Grove is very low with pneumonia.
Thursday, 26 March 1908
Joseph W. GLENNON died yesterday at his home in East Park following an illness of over two years. A little over a year ago his mother died. Joseph was but 25 years and a native of this area.
He had graduated Carbondale High School in the class of 1900 and worked in the office of the Erie Railroad in New York City before having health problems. He was a member of St Rose Church, Knights of Father Mathew Society, C.M.B.A. Knights of Columbus and the Holy Name Society. He is survived by his father William J. GLENNON, four brothers, William of Schenectady, Gerald, Albert and Earl of this city; three sisters, Mary, Gertrude and Charlotte also of this city. The funeral will be Saturday from the late home with mass in St Rose Church, burial in St Rose Cemetery.
Friend W. BARTLOW of Lincoln Ave and Miss Gertrude E. CRAIG of Archbald St were united in marriage Tuesday by Rev. Dr T. F. HALL at the First M. E. Church. They were attended by John BURHAM of Scranton and Miss Florence CRAIG, a sister of the bride. They will reside at 36 Lincoln Ave.
The remains of Josiah ROSSER, a former well known contractor of this city, arrived here yesterday on the O & W and taken to Maplewood Cemetery for interment. He left here several years ago for the west and his death occurred on November 30th of last year. His remains were shipped on Saturday of last week from Keokuk, IA. He was the brother of the late William ROSSER a well known Delaware and Hudson Conductor and brother in law of Conductor David NICHOL of the D & H Co. who resides in Wilkes Barre. He is survived by his wife, one son and one daughter, of Keokuk, IA and a sister in law, Mrs Robert BRYDEN of Chestnut Ave and a brother Watt whose residence is unknown. When he lived in this city he resided on River Street at the present Van Bergen residence and had a lumber yard near the gas works on Eight Ave. He was 56 years of age.
Patrick J. BRADY, a prominent business man of Mayfield, died very suddenly at his home yesterday morning. He was the proprietor of the Brady Hotel and 35 years of age. He enjoyed good health and this has come as a shock to his wife and friends. Besides his wife he is survived by three sisters, Mary, Kathryn and Cecillia and three brothers, James, John and Frank all of Mayfield.
Mr Alfred HAWK of Priceburg leaves today for Albany, NY.
Mr & Mrs Francis MAHON had a daughter.
Miss Agnes LYNCH of Green Ridge is the guest of her sister, Mrs Patrick LANGAN.
Members of the VAN HORN family of Lackawanna Co met to received progress report in the fight for the estate of one of their ancestors who owned millions of dollars worth of real estate in New York City and who personal property there remains several hundred thousand dollars in trust. There are several limbs of the family tree, an old will was discovered in an old bible in Stroudsburg. The
will leaves the entire property to generations which have long since passed away.
The grand jury to serve during the week of April 27:
John A. TAYLOR Farmer Scott
Edward SALTRY Bookkeeper Scranton
T. E. EVANS Printer Scranton
Edward R. CONLEY Reporter Scranton
Alfred BAMFIELD Clerk Scranton
Patrick DONOHUE Miner Jessup
Frank ROUNDS Ticket Agent Carbondale
James A. HAND Manufacturer Moosic
Norman WHITE Janitor South Abington
Jacob ERION Butcher Throop
John AYRES, Sr Miner Scranton
Henry DOYLE Miner Scranton
Philander MOON Agent Jefferson Twp
P.A. CAVANAUGH Merchant Scranton
T. J. RAFTER Bookkeeper Scranton
Thomas CULKIN Laborer Scranton
Thomas HENNIGAN Laborer Scranton
Charles C. CONRAD Clerk Scranton
James THOMAS Engineer Rendham
John WHITE Teamster Moosic
John KNELLER Button Maker Scranton
Edward MC HUGH Clerk Scranton
M. J. GIBBONS Hotel Scranton
M. J. COLEMAN Engineer Scranton
Mrs W. C. SMITH of Dalton has been in St Luke's hospital in New York suffering from the effects of a pin she swallowed on New Year's day. All efforts have failed in attempts to remove the pin. She has developed bronchitis and running a temperature from 99 to 101.
Thomas LANGAN, a popular youth, son of Mr & Mrs M. G. LANGAN died yesterday at the family home, 716 Fig St following a fatal attack of appendicitis. In addition to his father and mother a brother John and four sisters survive, Eila, Anna, Catherine and Sister Bassil of Mount St Mary's Seminary. The funeral will be tomorrow with mass in St John's Church, burial in Cathedral Cemetery.
Mrs George MILLER of Hickory Street was 58 years of age yesterday and a large party was given in her honor. Those in attendance, Mrs Adam VOCKROTH, Mrs John J. SCHNEIDER, Mrs Gustav KRAMER, Mrs Edward CLAUS, Mrs Andrew KIBLER, Mrs William BUNTZ, Mrs Jacob KLEIN, Mrs Conrad PELL, Mrs Ambrose FAUST, Mrs Herman STAHLHEBER, Jr, Mrs John SIMMON, Mrs Conrad FRUEHAN, Mrs Conrad FRUEHAN, Jr, Mrs Fred KIRCHOFF, Mrs Herman FRUEHAN, Mrs BROWN, Mrs STAHIHEBER, Mrs SEPP,
The Misses M. FRUEHAN, Mildred FAUST, Ethel MILLER, Emma FRUEHAN and Harold FRUEHAN
Mrs Harriet LINN of Cedar Ave was 48 years old last Monday and a party of her friends assembled to celebrate her day.
Frank SWEET a resident of the Flats was married last Monday in Binghamton to Mrs Agnes GLASE by Rev. Dr J. B. SWEET brother of the groom. They will set up housekeeping on lower Maple Street.
Mrs Mary H. VAN BERGEN, widow of one of the first mayors of the city of Carbondale, died yesterday at the home of her niece, Mrs Martin B. KAYS of 1656 Sanderson Ave, this city. She was 81 years old, the funeral will be Friday and the body will be taken to Carbondale for burial in the Maplewood Cemetery.
Marriage Licenses granted yesterday:
William LOESSEY of Binghamton Mary SEYMOUR of Scranton
Harry WARREN of Scranton Elizabeth CAYNES of Scranton
Mr & Mrs Edward KOHNSTAMM had a son born in Moscow on March 24, 1908.
Patrick J. BRADY, 35, in Mayfield, PA, March 25, 1908
Joseph GLENNON, 25, in Carbondale, PA, March 25, 1908
Mrs Thomas GRINS of 503 Meridian St, died at her home, March 25, 1908, Scranton, PA
Funeral at the Holy Cross Church, interment Cathedral Cemetery, her husband
died 3 weeks ago.
Mrs Mary H. VAN BERGEN, 81, in Scranton, PA, March 25, 1908, at residence of her niece Mrs Martin R. KAYS, 1656 Sanderson Ave, burial in Carbondale
William THOMAS, infant son of Mr & Mrs George THOMAS of Main Street died March 25, 1908 in Dickson City. Funeral Friday from the residence, burial in Priceburg Protestant Cemetery.
Albert Smith ORR of Wilkes Barre died at his home on West Union St last evening. He was a frequent visitor to Scranton and well known.
Former Coroner James STEIN will be married this morning to Miss Mary BEDFORD of Mulberry St. Dr STEIN was coroner of Lackawanna Co for one term and the Republican candidate at the election last fall.
Miss Mary SEYMOUR of 2022 Washburn Street and Mr William LOESEY, formerly of this city but now of Binghamton, NY were united in marriage yesterday by Rev. J. S. WRIGHTHOUR, DD, pastor of the First Baptist Church at the parsonage on South Main Ave. They will reside at No 2 Lawton Ave, Binghamton the groom is employed at the Binghamton Stove Works.
Friday, March 27, 1908
Miss Margaret MC LAIN died yesterday morning at her home, Belmont Street, after a illness of one week. The funeral will take place on Saturday with a high mass in St Rose Church, burial in St Rose Cemetery.
Lorenzo CARMELLO of Porter Ave, died at Emergency Hospital yesterday of injuries received at the Black Diamond Mine where he was crushed beneath a fall of rock. He was a native of Italy and had been in Carbondale for several years.
Mr & Mrs Elmer E. JOALIN of Oneonta, former residents of this city, celebrated their 10th anniversary of their marriage on Monday evening this week.
Dr James STEIN and Miss Sarah M. BEDFORD were united in marriage yesterday at the parsonage of the Penn Ave Baptist church. Former Coroner STEIN is one of the best known physicians in the city and his bride is the daughter of Mrs Sarah BEDFORD, 422 Mulberry St. They will reside on Taylor Ave.
Mr Lawrence DUHIGG, formerly connected with the sales department of the Delaware and Hudson railroad Co, died last evening at the home of his parents, Mr & Mrs John H. DUHIGG of Remington Ave. He was but 23 years of age and had a wide circle of friends. Surviving are his parents, sisters Mary H., Elizabeth, Anna and brothers James L., George and John.
The inquest into the deaths of five young women resulting from the fire in the Imperial Underwear Co, January 17th has been fixed for Monday by Coroner SALTRY. The victims of the dreadful fire were Jennie RATCHFORD, of 112 Fellows St; Marie BUCKLEY, of 222 Railroad Ave; Katherine MANOSKY, of 343 Second Ave; Catherine GRIFFITHS of Taylor and Anna RYAN of Prospect Ave.
Marriage Licenses were granted yesterday:
Robert H. COX, Bloomsburg Lillie KIRESTONE, Scranton
Edward EVERETT, Greenfield Cira WELLS, Greenfield
John J. DAVIS, Scranton Margaret E. KILCDERG, Scranton
Margaret MC LEAN, Carbondale, PA, March 26, 1908
John B. CORDY, 232 North Blakley St, Dunmore, Scranton, PA, March 26, 1908
Funeral Sunday, burial Dunmore Cemetery
Mrs Catherine T. MOORE, 73, widow of late Austin MOORE of this city, in Johnstown, PA, March 26, 1908, Funeral Saturday, burial Tunkhannock Cemetery
Judge and Mrs Henry M. EDWARDS of South Main Ave have issued invitations to the marriage of their daughter, Miss Annie EDWARDS to Mr Eugene Hilpert FELLOWS which will take place at the Washburn Street Presbyterian Church on Thursday evening, April 9th.
Alleging that the case should not have been given to the jury and the judge erred in refusing the request of the attorneys for the plaintiff for binding instructions, Attorneys filed reasons for a new trial in the feigned issue suit of Mrs Jennie BRINK against William and Selden BRADY to obtain
control of the estate of the late Gustave BRADY. The will left his entire estate to Mrs Jennie BRINK, owner of the Exchange Hotel at Dunmore.
Mr & Mrs Albert BUTTON of Colesburg, PA had her 25th child on March 26th.
Mrs Thomas GRIMES 508 Meridian Ave died at her home on Wednesday. The funeral will be Saturday with mass at Holy Cross church, burial in Cathedral Cemetery.
Mrs W. C. HALL of Chinchilla was hostess to the women of the Chinchilla Thimble Club on Wednesday. An honored guest of the occasion was Mrs HALL's mother, Mrs Clarinda LEACH who is one of the oldest, if not the oldest resident in this vicinity having passed her ninetieth birthday anniversary in January.
Mr & Mrs H. Grayson COREY received a little son into their home on Friday, March 20th.
Mrs Breniford ACKERLY of Scranton was a guest of her mother Mrs Lucy LEACH on Sunday.
Mr & Mrs Freeman LEACH spent Wednesday in Scranton.
Married March 25, 1908 at the home of the bride's parents, Green Ridge, Joseph GRIFFITHS and Miss Agnes Julia BUSH.
John COREY for more than 50 years a resident of this city, died yesterday at his home on North Blakely Street at the age of 79. He had been confined to his bed for most of the past year.
He was born in Bristol, England in 1829 and came to this country in 1858 landing in New York on the 4th of July. He is survived by one daughter, Mrs Joseph HEAL of Dunmore, and three sisters, Mrs BRIDGEMAN, Mrs GOUGH and Mrs NICHOLS, residents of Bristol, England. His funeral will be Sunday from his late home.
Services for the late Mrs George REIF were held at St Mary's Church on River Street yesterday, viewing was from the home of her stricken parents, Mr & Mrs Philip MYERS of 1117 Stone Ave.
Miss Catherine O'DONNEL was buried yesterday in the Catholic Cemetery, Pittston, PA. The funeral took place from the home of her brother, 518 Beech Street.
Miss Kathryn MAIER was surprised by her friends at the home of her parents on Cherry Street in honor of her 20th birthday.
A baby boy arrived at the home of Mr & Mrs William MC GUINNIS, on Willow Street.
The VOSBURG Blue Stone Company Inc. that is located in Schultzville has resumed work to full blast having purchased a new wagon of ten ton capacity to convey the stone to their stock yards at Phila. PA.
Miss Cora ASHELMAN of Scranton was visiting Miss Fannie DICKINSON last Sunday.
Julian D. STOCKEM who now occupies the George WALTER's farm intends remaining there another year and will work for Frank DICKINSON the new owner who recently purchased the same.
Lout SCRIBE and wife visited Mr & Mrs Frank DICKINSON last Sunday.
A baby girl arrived at the home of Mr & Mrs Thomas EVANS at Mill City, formerly from this town, Wednesday evening.
Saturday, March 28, 1908
Miss Ellen O'ROURKE of Waymart, died yesterday at her home after an illness of one week.
Her death was due to cancer of the stomach, she was 44 years of age and life long resident of Waymart. She is survived by one brother, Bernard O'ROURKE, the remains will be brought to the city for burial.
Mrs GERRAGHTY of Jessup died yesterday after a short illness.
Irene, the one year old daughter of Mr & Mrs William CARTER of Scot Road died Thursday.
Her funeral was held yesterday with burial in Union Cemetery at Peckville.
Mr & Mrs Wallace SNEDIKER of the powder mills, Jermyn had a son.
Mr & Mrs C. D. JONES and Miss Helen JONES have returned after a month's trip to Panama and the West Indies.
Mr & Mrs George W. WATKINS announce the engagement of their daughter, Marian Lucille to Harry Dunnell JUSTIN.
Surgeon Patrick MC ANDREWS, USA recently returned from the Phillippines with a promotion and furlough and has been assigned to Fort Slocum for three years. He has left for his new station and his wife and two children are visiting friends in Syracuse, NY.
Miss Agnes BUSH of Green Ridge was married to Joseph GRIFFITHS at the home of the bride's parents, 1347 Wyoming Ave on Wednesday.
Mr Harry L. ALEXANDER of Paterson, NJ and Miss Ida May ELLIS of Dalton were married Wednesday night at the home of the bride's parents in Dalton. The matron of honor was Mrs Bert METZGER while Mr John ALEXANDER was the best man.
Mrs Lena B. SHLOSS of 1016 Delaware Street entertained a number of children on Monday in honor of the 4th birthday of her son.
Mr & Mrs Thomas Hanford DALE are receiving congratulations over the birth of a second son.
Miss Ada E. BEST of Montreal, Canada was married to Mr L. A. AUKEN of Sastechtoon, British Columbia yesterday.
Mr Herschel H. HOLLISTER 78, of 623 Prescott Ave died yesterday after a brief illness. He used to be a resident of Wayne Co before moving here several years ago. He enlisted during the War of the Rebellion in the Fiftieth New York regiment of engineers and afterward became a member of the Ezra Griffin post, GAR. He was formerly employed by the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad Co where he met with a serious accident which incapacitated him for active work.
He leaves a widow, Mrs Susan HOLISTER and a daughter Mrs Thomas H. HULL. The funeral will be held from the family residence, the remains will be taken to Hollisterville, Wayne Co for burial.
Margaret FOSTER, 71, in Peckville, PA, March 27, 1908
Marion BOLAND, 5, in Scranton, PA, daughter of Mr & Mrs W. P. BOLAND at
Hahnemann Hospital of appendicitis
Mrs Siddle J. ENGLERT, at Dunmore, PA, March 27, 1908, Funeral at her residence
118 Dudley Street Monday
Mrs George GRITMAN,
Notice for the estate of Michael J. EAGAN late of the borough of Jermyn, Co of Lackawanna, deceased. Sarah A. EAGAN, Executrix, H. C. CAREY, Attorney for estate.
Notice for the estate of William F. HALLSTEAD late of the City of Scranton, Lackawanna Co, PA, deceased. The Scranton Trust Co & L. A. WATRES, Executors, 516 Spruce St, Scranton, PA.
Notice for the estate of James HALLINAN, late of the borough of Elmhurst, Lackawanna Co, PA deceased, Ida M. HALLINAN, Executrix, Elmhurst, PA, G. M. WATSON Attorney for the estate.
Stephen CHARNEY, a 45 year old Slav, was discovered dead in his backyard of his boarding house on Sherwood Ave in Dunmore early yesterday morning. No marks of violence were found on the body, he had several hundred dollars in the bank. He leaves a widow and two children who are on their way to this country to join him. They sailed several days ago and should arrive here by the first of next week.
Dr & Mrs PIERCE will spend their last Sunday at the Penn Ave Baptist Church. They will leave Wednesday, April 1st for New York City where he will begin his news field as pastor of the Second Ave Baptist Church, located at Second Ave and Tenth Street
Rev. W. R. EDWARDS, pastor of the Tabernacle Congregational Church received the sad news yesterday of the death of his brother, Edward G. EDWARDS, (Gweunog) which took place at Lu Gwyn, Bala, North Wales.
The infant child of Mr & Mrs William LEADER of 1710 Academy Street died yesterday morning.
Three daughters have been born to Mr & Mrs Albert FAGERLIN of North Everett Ave.
The funeral of Mrs Mary MARTIN takes place this morning at the home of her daughter, 444 Willow St, services will be in St Mary's Church on River St and interment in the German Catholic Cemetery. She was one of the oldest residents this side of the Roaring Book having come here 50 years ago to what was then known as Slocum Hollow. In addition to her daughter Mrs Daniel WEBER with whom she made her home, the following brothers and sisters survive; Gustave BOISE, Mrs Matthew FLESH, Mrs Henry MALABRE of Baltimore, MD and Herman BOISE of Germany.
Thomas LANGAN a young man of promise who career was cut short by death last Tuesday was laid to rest yesterday. The funeral was held at the family residence on Fig Street with high mass in St John's Church. Interment in Cathedral Cemetery. His school boy friends acted as pall bearers, Joseph MANLEY, Patrick COLLINS, James LANGAN, John MANLEY, James MANLEY, and Thomas MANLEY.
George WIRTH, former select councilman from the Nineteenth Ward, with his family is expected home today. They spent the past 8 months in a mild California climate for his health. However local physicians advised him to return home.
Mr & Mrs John LANGAN of Buffalo were here yesterday to attend the funeral of Thomas LANGAN.
A baby boy has arrived at the home of Mr & Mrs Herman MARTIN of 905 Pittston Ave.
Mrs Windsor FOSTER, one of Peckville's well known pioneer residents passed away yesterday after a long painful illness.
Mrs George A. ENGLERT died yesterday morning at her home on Dudley Street after an illness for the past year, six months of it she was confined in her bed. She belonged to the Lady Washington Lodge, Daughters of America. Besides her husband she is survived by two daughters Mrs Samuel MC CRACKEN of West Pittston and Mrs Harry ADAMS of New York City.
Her funeral will be held from the family residence on Monday.
William ELMORE, 929 East Drinker Street, received a telegram yesterday informing him of the death of his son, Charles ELMORE, 23, at the Navy Hospital, Portsmouth, VA. He had just completed a three year enlistment as a trooper in the US Cavalry on March 1st and about to return home when he was taken ill and removed to the government hospital where he died on Thursday.
Monday, March 30, 1908
Patrick NEWCOMB one of the city's older and most highly esteemed residents passed away yesterday at his home on Farview Street. Death was due to stomach trouble. He is survived by his wife and the following children, John, Michael, Patrick, and Frank NEWCOMB and Mrs John GALLAGHER. His funeral will take place on Tuesday morning. Mass will be celebrated in St Rose Church with burial also in St Rose Cemetery.
Miss Mary HUMANN of this city and William H. KOCH of White Haven were married by
Rev. C. A. RITCHIE pastor of the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, they will reside at White Haven.
Miss Daisy BRONSON, daughter of Mr & Mrs Stephen BRONSON of Pasadena, CA, but formerly of Uniondale, was married on March 16th to Austin COLE of San Diego, CA. They will reside at 533 Thirteenth Street, San Diego after April lst.
Mrs Ellen NEALON, a former resident of this city, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs John F. NEARY, in Old Forge. She was 77 years of age and born in Ireland, she came to this country in her early childhood, making her home in Carbondale. She is survived by the following sons, John and Patrick of Greely Center, Neb. Anthony, of Omaha, Neb. Mrs William MC GARGLE of Sheridan, Wyo. And Mrs John F. NEARY, of Old Forge. The funeral will take place today with mass in St Lawrence's Church, Old Forge, interment in the old Catholic Cemetery, this city.
The funeral of the late Miss Helen O'ROURKE will be held this morning. Mass will be in St Rose Church with burial in St Rose Cemetery.
The funeral of the late Mrs Margaret MC LEAN was held Saturday from her home at Robinson Ave and Belmont St with mass in St Rose Church with burial in St Rose Cemetery.
Mr & Mrs Charles SEBOLD are rejoicing over the birth of a son at their home.
Mrs Leslie MARTON arrives from England this week to join her husband who has been here for some time. They will live on Dundaff Street.
The funeral of Joseph MOORE of 510 Breck St will be held this morning from St John's Church, South Scranton, interment in Cathedral Cemetery. He passed away Friday night at the home of his parents 510 Breck Street. In addition to the parents three sisters and three brother survive, Patrick, William and Michael MOORE, Mrs Della MURRAY, Mrs Robert O'DONNELL and Miss Catherine MOORE.
Notice of the estate of the late Louis YOST of the City of Scranton, executors, William YOST and George A. BLICKENS.
William DEUBOZOITH, a miner of Dickson City quarreled with his boarding boss yesterday afternoon and tied up his working clothes in a bundle and left to find a new boarding place.
He walked down the D & H tracks and was run down by the inbound train from Carbondale near the Richmond breaker. He was 24 years old and single and survived by his sister. The funeral will take place from Blickens Undertaking establishment on Tuesday.
The six months old child of Mr & Mrs Edward C. SMITH of 369 North Fillmore Ave, died yesterday of complications of diseases. The funeral will be Tuesday.
Miss Myrtle RATZBURG, daughter of Mr & Mrs Paul RATZBURG of North Main Ave and
Mr Henry METZ of South Main Ave will be united in marriage at the home of the bride's parents on Wednesday, April 22nd.
Tuesday, March 31, 1908
Mrs Della J. KENNEDY, 68, wife of the late Rev. William O. F. KENNEDY, died Sunday night at the home of her daughter, Mrs E. J. HENDRICKSON, 137 N. Franklin Ave. She is survived by the following children, George of Scranton, Theodore of Chicago, Mrs Lottie O'BOYLE of New York, Mrs E. H. HENDRICKSON (NOTE: above they had E. J.) of Wilkes Barre, Mrs R. T. GOULD of Scranton and Frank also of Scranton, and the following grandchildren, Mrs Fred HENDERSHOT, Bloomsburg, Amy and Roberta HENDRICKSON, Wilkes Barre, Agnes, Lorretta, Marion, Madelice and Frances KENNEDY of Chicago, Bertram and Anna GOULD, of Scranton Theodore H. KENNEDY of Wilkes Barre. Funeral services will be held in St Luke's
church and burial in Forest Hill Cemetery.
The infant child of Mr & Mrs Chas. KIEFER died Saturday and was buried Sunday in the Protestant Cemetery.
The funeral of Mrs Christina KOLIP, took place yesterday from the family residence 424 Rear of Alder Street, interment followed in Minooka Cemetery.
Notice for the estate of Sarah WAGNER, late of the township of South Abington, Lackawanna Co, PA, Silas GRIFFIN, administrator.
Marriages Licenses were granted yesterday to:
Benjamin H. REEVES, Brooklyn, NY Julia KERNER, Scranton
Mazio FARNCIL, Jessup Emeglia VEREARL, Jessup
Joseph M. C. PURCELL, Hazelton Anna M. BACHMAN, Hazelton
Miss Sarah Miles GIDDINGS, 87, died at Clarks Green, PA on March 30, 1908. The funeral will be on Wednesday, April 1st at the residence of C. M. PARKER, Clarks Green.
Patrick MC LAUGHLIN, 67, died March 30, 1908 in Scranton, PA. She is survived by his widow and four children, James, Joseph, Thomas and Mrs William HEDGLIN.
The judge adjudicated the estate of the late General Theodore J. WINT, the entire estate, real and personal and mixed being left to his widow.
Miss Julia KERNER married Mr Benjamin H. REEVES at the parsonage of the Green Ridge Presbyterian Church yesterday. Mr W. J. GILBERT was best man and Miss Anna MC GRAIL maid of honor.
The body of Patrick HUGHES missing since December, was found in the woods by miners yesterday near the Blue Ridge Colliery at Archbald.
John DREGALA, a foreigner of 1916 Stone Ave, angered because his 13 year old son could not secure a job, carried the boy to the cellar and fastened a chain and padlock around his neck and allowed him to remain there with out food or water. When he was rescued by a constable he was in nervous prostration and is at the house of detention while the case is being investigated.
Mrs DREGALA agreed with her husband's treatment of the boy who she said was incorrigible and disorderly.
The judge refused a divorce instituted Marion A. FINCH against Carrie FINCH. He stated a bad temper was not cause for a divorce.
Because his wife would not eat mush and wanted heat in the house, John WARREN of Peckville threw a fork at her and remarked he was sorry it did not pierce her heart. He is now on his 3rd divorce. Mrs WARREN stated that he was given to peculiarities. He also tried to drown her at Chapman's Lake. He was a man of 60 while his wife was 33 and they have five children from 3 to 11.
William C. OTT, 37, a former Scranton boy and member of the Lawrence Band, died in Atlantic City on Friday night of typhoid fever.
Burial will be at Beaver Falls where relatives reside.
A daughter was born to Mr & Mrs John HOWELL, formerly of this city but now of New York.
Mrs Grace R. HUGHES, 74, mother of M. M. HUGHES, died at her home on Pleasant Ave, Sunday morning after one week of apoplexy. The funeral service will be Wednesday with interment in the Hollenback Cemetery, Wilkes Barre.
Emma Elizabeth ROLLS, the 4 month old infant of Mr & Mrs Charles ROLLS of Maple Street, died of bronchial pneumonia on Saturday.
The remains of the infant son of Mr & Mrs H. J. ATKINSON were taken to Fresh Pond Crematory, Long Island on Saturday and cremated.
Horace RICHARDS died recently in CA. He was born and spent most of his life in this county and removed with his family several years ago, his brother is Elmer RICHARDS, of this place.
The stork paid a visit to the home of Mr & Mrs Edward FLIGHT recently and left a fine 10 lb boy.
Mrs Ernest BILTZ, Medway, NJ died on March 8th. She was Mrs D. E. POWELL's sister and helped care for her mother Grandma POWELL in her last illness in Madisonville.
Mr P. V. BROSS died on Saturday, he leaves an invalid wife and one son, Mr Walton BROSS of Scranton, two step children, Mrs Stuart BEERS of Drinker and Mr George VAN BUSKIRK of OH also an adopted daughter Mrs John YOCUM. She and her husband came about two years ago to take care of him. The funeral will be Tuesday with burial in Union Cemetery. Mrs BROSS's daughter, Mrs George ENGLERT of Dunmore was buried just Monday.
Wednesday, April 1, 1908
Mrs Thomas CARDEN, 32, died on Monday from general disability. Mrs CARDEN's maiden name was Hary HANLEY (think this might be Mary HANLEY or MANLEY) She was the daughter of Mr & Mrs Matthew HANLEY of Scranton.
She married Thomas CARDEN 11 years ago. She is survived by her husband and four children; Matthew, Mary, Barbara and James, also one sister Mrs John GIBBONS of Scranton. The funeral will take place on Thursday from the home 139 Scott St then proceed to St Rose Church and burial in the St Rose Cemetery.
James P. CLARK, the Republican was elected as steward of the poor farm to succeed Jeremiah Cline. His salary will be $500 per year, out of which he is to provide for the matron.
The late Patrick NEWCOMB was laid to rest yesterday. The funeral moved from his home on Farview Street to St Rose Church with a high mass with burial in St Rose Cemetery. Pallbearers were Thomas and John MC NULTY; Anthony DUFFY; George MC DONOUGH; Dennis FINNEGAN; Micheal COOK; John BOLAND; and Thomas BARRETT.
Leonard, 9, the son of Mr & Mrs Thomas BURKE of 56 Terrace Street, died yesterday after a lingering illness of heart trouble.
Mr & Mrs P. L. NEARY attended the funeral of Mrs Ellen NEALON at Old Forge on Monday.
Patrick HUGHES was found dead on the Wild Cat Turnpike on Monday. He had been frequently been seen in that area during the winter months acting in a demented condition and was probably insane.
Benjamin MILTON, inside foreman of the Forest city slope mine was presented with a gold watch.
Emil FORKEL, 45, fireman at the Lackawanna colliery, Peckville was run down by a trip of coal cars last night and was instantly killed.
Mr & Mrs Albert L. SMITH, 760 Clay Ave Dunmore celebrated the 32 Anniversary of their marriage on Thursday, 26 March. Mrs SMITH was Miss Lucy CALLENDER, daughter of Rev. Nathan CALLENDER, of Montdale.
The children of Mrs Dominic JEMAITIS were killed in a house fire when she left them to go shopping in Pittston. The oldest child Joseph, 6 was left in charge of Mary, 5 and John, 3. The children somehow upset the stove and set the house on fire, neighbors attempt to get in but the mother had locked the doors. The mother had lost her husband six months ago when he was bitten by a dog and contracted hydrophobia dying in a few days. She was having problems supporting the children and had recently remarried Dominic JEMAITIS.
Mrs Veronica ARCANGELO, an Italian woman shot her boarder, Domenico PETRINO in the back as he was leaving her home. He had words with her and made the statement in the presence of her husband and other boarders that she had been faithless to her husband.
Warrants were issued for Michael GOBIERS and Mrs Pauline ZURKOFSI, accused by the woman's husband with stealing his savings and planning on eloping. They were caught at the rail road station, the woman declared that the money had been sent to her people in Russia and not used for tickets in their possession, $200.
Mr & Mrs Harry Lewis COBB had a son on 24 March.
Mrs Alice Campbell DAVIS wife of Mr T. T. DAVIS, 1703 Monsey Ave died 21 March in Scranton.
Letters of Testamentary in the estate of Mary P. ROLL, late of Scranton, deceased. Claims should be presented to C. J. POWELL (Music store) Connell Bldg, George K. POWELL.
Sidney BEEMER, 21, of Green Ridge was awarded $10,000 in the loss of both his legs in an accident in one of the breakers of the Delaware and Hudson Railway. The accident happened January 1907.
Morgan R. WILLIS, 76, died of heart disease 29 March. For forty years he had been editor and proprietor of the Norristown Daily Herald. He was twice married, his first wife, Mary H. DAGER died in 1895. Two children survive by the first wife, they are Mrs J. Leedom JONES and Mrs Mary FITZGERALD, wife of Harrington FITZGERALD of Philadelphia. Mr WILLIS second wife was Miss Elizabeth W. MARPLE, daughter of the Rev. A. A. MARPLE. She and a daughter Harriet survive.
Hurrying to assist in the rescue of a man run down by a train in the Coxton yards yesterday morning, John EARLY, a fireman, discovered it was his own father, John EARLY who had met instant death. His father had
been employed by the mines but was idle due to no work at the mine.
Louise PAULUS was honored with a 16 Birthday party at the home of her parents,
Mr & Mrs PAULUS on Alder Street a few nights ago.
Mr & Mrs Michael J. BURNS of 1506 Pittston Ave are receiving congratulations over the arrival of a baby boy.
Mr Edward PRICE of this city and Miss Jennie A. STRAUSSER of Clifton, PA were married Saturday evening at 1410 West Gibson Street. Miss Margaret DAVIS was bridesmaid and Thomas PRICE, a brother was the best man.
A son was born to Mr & Mrs Edward HARVEY.
John, the youngest son of Mr & Mrs KILEY, 1816 Washburn Street, died yesterday after an illness of three days. The funeral will be on Thursday.
Isabelle, the youngest daughter of Mrs William ALLEN, died on Monday after a few days illness of spinal meningitis. The funeral was held on Tuesday and burial was in the Marcy Cemetery.
Mrs George PIERCE is quite poorly at this writing.
Mr P. P. SQUIRES died early yesterday morning. He is survived by his wife and a son, Mr William SQUIRES.
Miss Blanche KENNEDY and Mr Henry TWINING of Scranton were married in the Penn Ave Baptist Church on Saturday.
Thursday, April 2, 1908
While the Liauretania was heading out of the harbor this afternoon, Alfred Gwynne VANDERBILT and his cousin, the Duchess of Marlboro, aboard, the Justice O'GORMAN was sitting in special Supreme court hearing about the divorce suit begun by Mrs Alfred Gwynne VANDERBILT.
Rose MONIKI, 3, daughter of Mrs Catherine MONIKI of Greenfield Road, died yesterday and will be laid to rest in St Rose Cemetery.
Mr & Mrs Theodore SCHIMPFF of 150 South Washington Street had a daughter.
Mine foreman and Mrs John SCOTT of Brooklyn Street had a daughter.
William BARCHOLD, 12, dropped over in the road dying almost instantly while returning from a fishing expedition at Mud pond yesterday. He had been bothered for some time with heart disease and the body was taken to the home of his parents, 1023 Larch Street.
Mr & Mrs Aaron BILLINGTON has broken up house keeping in Moosic and will reside in the future with Mrs BILLINGTON's mother, Mrs V. S. SCHOONOVER.
Mrs Martin NOLAN, was stricken with heart failure and before physicians could reach her she died while walking along West Market St. Her remains were taken to the home where several of the children first learned of her death. She is survived by several children.
Mrs Clara Searle DEAN, widow of Nelson N. DEAN, 83, died in Wavery, PA on March 31, 1908. The funeral services will be held from her late home on Friday the 3rd.
Mr Patrick COUGHLIN funeral was held this morning with services at the Cathedral, interment in the Cathedral Cemetery. Looks like he died 31 March.
Letters of Testamentary: Estate of Mary H. VAN BERGEN, late of the City of Scranton. Any claims should be made to George L. DICKSON & Mary F. KAYE, Scranton, PA Executors, J. E. BURR, Attorney for the estate.
Mrs John LANGAN of Priceburg, is ill at her home on Main Street.
Friday, April 3, 1908
Miss Eva GILBERT and Henry KNORR of Carley Brook, Wayne Co, were married in Carbondale on Wednesday March 25th.
Mr & Mrs Thomas MEEHAN of Reynshanhurt are mourning the loss of their 9 months old son James who died Wednesday after a brief illness of cerebro spinal meningitis. The funeral will take place this afternoon with burial in St Rose Cemetery.
Marriage Licenses granted yesterday:
Oliver EVANS, Scranton Genevieve GWYNNE, Taylor
Charles D. ANDERSON, Peckville Margaret M. REESE, Priceburg
George B. ORR, 15, son of George W. ORR, died at the home of his aunt, Margaret FLYNN, Grove Street, funeral announcement later.
Mrs John P. HILL died at Underhilld, Boston, MA. She is survived by her husband and two sons and one daughter.
Mr & Mrs Frank FINLIN of Master Street had a daughter.
Mrs Gabriel SWARTS, a well known resident of Dunmore, died last evening at her residence, 233 Cherry Street. She was 56 years old and survived by her husband and son Oreon, daughter, Mrs C. E. COLLINS, Mrs Lucinia EDWARDS, her mother and Mrs Laura EDWARDS, her sister all survive.
Mrs Mary MC HALE of 3501 Odell Ave received a telegram yesterday with the sad news of the death of her son, M. J. MC HALE who was killed in a railroad accident at Pittsburg. He went to Pittsburg about a year ago and was employed by the Pennsylvania railroad as a brakeman. The remains will be brought to Scranton for burial.
Mrs Thomas H. SPRUKS died suddenly last evening, apoplexy caused her death. She was born in Wayne Co, 40 years ago and came to this city about 20 years ago. Shortly after she became the wife of Thomas SPRUKS. Surviving are her husband, son William and daughter, Miss Romaine, mother, Mrs Mary KILCOYNE and sisters, Mrs Will WEISSER and Miss Kate KILCOYNE all of Scranton. The funeral will be Sunday from the family home, 812 Prospect Ave.
Baby twins have been added to the family of Mr & Mrs John BARRY on Cedar Ave yesterday.
Mr & Mrs Albert BISHOFFSHERGER are rejoicing over the arrival at their home of a healthy baby boy.
The funeral of Mrs Alice DAVIS was held yesterday from the residence on Monsey Ave. She lost a sister four weeks ago at Detroit, Michigan. Besides her son Robert T. DAVIS and an aged mother, three sisters and four brothers survive. The final services will be held at Auburn, NY on Friday with burial in Fort Hill
Rev. Wm. E. MORGAN is found dead in bed yesterday morning at the home of his daughter in West Pittston, Mrs D. M. EVANS of the Evans Bakery. He is survived by his daughter, Mrs EVANS, and two sons, the Rev. Benjamin MORGAN and Morgan MORGAN, the latter residing on Tenth Ave near Hampton Street. Burial will be in Washburn Street Cemetery.
Sarah Elizabeth, 6, daughter of Mr & Mrs Thomas PHILLIPS of Washburn Street died at about noon yesterday. The funeral will be Sunday with burial in Washburn Street Cemetery.
Mr & Mrs Jacob STEVENS were tendered a pleasant surprise by their Scranton friends on Friday evening the occasion being their 25th wedding anniversary.
Prof and Mrs Harry HALSTEAD who live two miles from Factoryville celebrated their wooden wedding anniversary last Saturday evening.
Mary M. GARDNER was united in marriage to James R. BAKER of Dalton on Thursday afternoon at the home of the bride's parents Mr & Mrs Miles GARDNER. They will reside in Dalton.
Friday, April 4, 1908
The body of James WALSH, 45, foreman at the Northeast Coal Co's mine near Simpson was found in the Lackawanna River near the Carbondale Machine Co plant yesterday. He had been missing since Wednesday when he left the home of Mrs KEILAR with whom he boarded. His son led the search. Its thought he might have lost his footing while crossing a footbridge.
Miss Helen ABBOTT became the wife of Henry A. DANN of Buffalo, NY on Thursday at the home of Dr & Mrs W. G. WEAVER in Wilkes Barre, the latter's sister. The ceremony was performed by the brides's father Rev. B. H. ABBOTT of this city. William and Elizabeth WEAVER, nephew and niece of the bride attended the couple. The bride was given away by her brother John F. ABBOTT of Newark, NJ. The groom is a attorney practicing before the Buffalo bar.
Mrs H. P. FLANNERY of Cranberry Ave, died at her home Thursday about three months after suffering an attack of typhoid fever. She is about 34 years of age and survived by her husband, her father James TOOLAN, three children, James, Mary and Beatrice, two brothers, Patrick and Michael TOOLAN. The funeral will be Monday with high mass in St Rose Church, burial in St Rose Cemetery.
Photo of Judge A. A. VOSBURG on page 3.
Edward WASILEWSKI, 14, a Polish boy, was hit by a street car on the Hanover Branch of the People's Street Railway at Nanticoke yesterday and killed instantly while playing tag with friends.
Rosie the 7 year old daughter of Mr & Mrs John LUAAMANDO was fatally burned while near a bonfire at her home in Dunmore yesterday. The child was with her mother cleaning up refuse when her clothes caught fire.
Michael MALONEY, a resident of Minooka met with what is believe to result in fatal injuries by falling over the railing of a bridge in Danville yesterday.
Deserted wives and widows tell the poor board of struggles to support families.
Angelo ZOBBIA, an Italian woman residing in Dunmore stated that she came to this country to meet her husband, bringing her four children with her, a week after she landed in this country from Italy the husband died and she married again. Husband and wife fell out when it came to supporting the children and he left. A month ago the husband returned after an absence of 3 years, she refused to have anything to do with him and appealed to the poor board for assistance.
Maria ZINI, another Italian woman said her first husband was killed by a railroad tracks and the married again, while he loved her he hated her children and refuse to support them.
Maria SANSKEN, 17 year old Italian lassie said she was married Oct 2nd of last year and her husband was 24 and completely dominated her, her husband left her Feb 17th last to go to a show and never returned. She was living with her parents in Bilickens
Court on the westside and is ill.
Another woman Anna REDZSAVIAZI of Grove St, Bellevue is the victim of an unfaithful husband. She has one child and can not support it, the husband was arrested for being intimate with another woman.
Miss Mary A. BONE died in Wilkes Barre, April 2nd, at the home of her niece, Mrs William PETHICK of Wilkes Barre. She was 3 score and 7, the funeral will be Saturday with burial in the Pittston Cemetery.
Mrs H. P. FLANNERY died in Carbondale, PA on April 2, 1908 she was 34.
Mr Hippolyte RENARD 75, of 1531 Pittston Ave died April 3rd. He was born in France and came to this city 52 years ago. He was employed as foreman at the Sauquoit Silk Mill. Up to two years ago he was the owner of the Renard Silk Mill on Hickory Street in Scranton. He is survived by his wife and the following children, Louis, E. J., Marguerite, Mrs Frank HUBER and Mrs Daniel DOUGHERTY, the funeral will be Monday in St John's Church, burial in Cathedral Cemetery.
Charles Nelson LORD, 21 years, 7 months, 23 days died at 1729 Madison Ave, Dunmore on April 3rd. He was the son of Mr & Mrs E. W. LORD, funeral service at Gospel Tabernacie, Jefferson Ave on Sunday.
Mrs Emma Graham COLLINS died at her home 1217 Blair Ave in Scranton on 3 Apr. She is survived by two children, also the following brothers and sisters, James GRAHAM, of Long Island, Mrs B. M. FOX, of Newark, NJ, John GRAHAM of Hartford, CT, Mrs C. D. GRAHAM of Harrison, NJ and George and Edward GRAHAM of this city.
Notice of the estate of Michael J. EAGAN late of the borough of Jermyn county of Lackawanna, Sarah A. EAGAN, Executrix, Jermyn, PA.
The engagement is announced in Philadelphia of Miss Mary M. ANTHONY, daughter of Mr & Mrs A. Rowan ANTHONY, to Harold Falconer SUTTON of Babylon, L. I. Mr SUTTON is the son of the late Woodruff SUTTON. The wedding will take place in June at the ANTHONY summer home, Montrose.
Mrs L. B. POWELL who has been in New England for the last two months, suffered the loss of her sister, Mrs HILL this week.
Mrs Margaret BARRY, 84, one of the oldest residents of this side passed away yesterday after a long illness of about one year. She had lived in her dwelling for about 50 years, one son Martin BARRY Jr, survives her. The funeral will be today from the family home 413 Pittston Ave, with burial in the Cathedral Cemetery.
A baby boy has been added to the household of Mr & Mrs Charles BIGLIN of 1522 Prospect Ave.
Sunday, April 5, 1908
Mr James H. SHAFER and Mrs Emma BIGLIN, both of this city were united in marriage by Rev Robert F. Y. PIERCE at his residence on Quincy Ave. Miss Lottie BIGLIN was maid of honor and Mr Raymond C. BODIE was best man. Mr SHAFER is a engineer on the D L & W.
Loretta, the little daughter of Mr & Mrs John KEARNEY of Kingston, was fatally burned, dying a short time after the accident. She was playing near a table which held the lamp when it over turned and set fire to the child who went running out of the house, her mother suffered severe burns on her hands and arms.
William A. SMITH and Miss Emma J. HAGENBUCH, were married in Williamsport, PA on the sly, their friends out found and at midnight climbed in their house with horns and cooked and spread a wedding feast not departing until daybreak.
Lida L. infant daughter of Mr & Mrs John R. LEWIS, 503 Electric Ave died in Scranton, PA on April 3rd. The funeral will be on Tuesday from the home.
Frank MARTINA, a young Italian resident of Yatesville, died at the Pittston Hospital yesterday from injuries received by being struck by a Lehigh Valley freight train on Friday afternoon.
Henry MILLER an aged man was robbed by tramps and then they set fire to his home. Before help arrived the house was burned to the ground with the farmer in it. Hazleton, PA, April 4th.
Monday, April 6, 1908
Mrs Emma JENKINS, relict of the late Thomas JENKINS died Sunday at her home 51 Park St. She had been ailing for a long period of time and underwent surgery for abdominal troubles. She was born in Bristol, England, 59 years and 7 days before her death. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs Edwin L. BOUCHER and one
son, Joseph JENKINS, a student at the Dickinson school of law.
David WAYMAN died Saturday following a stroke of paralysis. He was 46 years of age and survived by his wife and one daughter, May and three sons, John, William and Ray.
The funeral of the late Mrs TIGUE who died last Friday and her remains were taken to the home of her niece Mrs Patrick MC DONALD of Mayfield. A mass will be celebrated in Sacred Heart church.
Thomas Aldrich BARRETT, formerly a reporter on The Republican local staff who was the original Kniffen man in Wilkes Barre in the last mayoralty campaign, has been rewarded by his appointment to the post of street commissioner in the Luzerne capitol. Mr BARRETT is a proof reader on the Record.
Letters of Testamentary in the estate of John BLATTER, late of the city of Scranton. Rose BLATTER Administratrix, 340 Maple St.
In the estate of Louis YOST, late of the city of Scranton, William YOST and George A. BLICKENS, Executors.
Martin the 10 month old son of Mr & Mrs James LAVELLE of the Southside died in Scranton on April 4th. The funeral will be Monday from the home with burial in Cathedral Cemetery.
John EVANS of 726 Eynon St, 27 years of age, committed suicide by drinking carbolic acid some time on Saturday night in the bedroom of his home. Mrs EVANS stated her husband came home drunk Saturday night and drove her and the two children of the dead man by a former wife out of the house and they passed the night with friends. When she returned in the morning she found him dead. EVANS did not have a good record, he served time several years ago for stabbing and severely wounding his brother in law. He was twice married and has two children by his first wife. He married the second time about a year ago and family
relations had not been happy due to his intemperate habits.
Mr James J. NEALIS the well known liveryman passed away at the residence of Mr John M. MELVIN, 819 Stone Ave yesterday morning after an illness of some length. He was about 50 years of age and born in this city, the funeral will be Wednesday.
Miss Annie EDWARDS, daughter of Hon. And Mrs H. M. EDWARDS and Prof. Eugene H. FELLOWS of the high school faculty will be united in marriage by the pastor Rev. Ebenezer FLACK, DD on Thursday evening at the Washburn Street Presbyterian Church. Mrs Edward W. THAYER, matron of honor; Attorney Edgar A. JONES was best man bridesmaids, Misses May EDWARDS, Christine FELLOWS, Jane WATKINS and Ann PRICE. Ushers will be Attorney John R. EDWARDS, Henry M. EDWARDS, Attorney William H. DAVIS and Prof. Watkin H. WILLIAMS.
Mrs Mary MALONE, 55, passed away Saturday at her home 1014 Cedar Ave. Death was due to a paralytic stroke. Besides her husband, a sister Mrs Abbie SNYDER and one brother, Oscar ENGLEBRINK, survive her. The funeral will take place this morning with burial in the Ransom Township Cemetery.
John R. G. the one year old son of Mr & Mrs John STENGLINE died yesterday at 918 Crown Ave due to an attack of bronchitis. The funeral will be tomorrow.
Tuesday, April 7, 1908
Michael LOFTUS, 61, passed away at the home of his daughter Mrs Ann ROONEY, No 6 Lincoln Ave yesterday morning. He was born in County Silgo, Ireland 61 years ago and had been a resident of this city for the past 19 years. Fourteen years ago he was stuck by a D & H engine on a grade crossing and had not been able to
work ever since. He is survived by his wife and the above daughter. The funeral will be Wednesday with burial in St Rose Cemetery.
Mr & Mrs John BOOTH are mourning the loss of their 13 months old daughter Myra which occurred at their home No 78 Pearl Street on Sunday. The funeral will be today with burial in Brookside Cemetery.
An announcement was made yesterday of the upcoming wedding after Easter of Miss Matilda MURPHY and Henry KENNEDY.
Edith STEARNS died yesterday from dyptheria at the home of her grandparents, Mr & Mrs William WOLCOTT of Terrace St. Services were conducted at Maplewood Cemetery.
Legal Notice: Estate of Sarah WAGNER late of the township of South Abington. Payments to be made to Silas GRIFFIN, administrator Clarks Green, Lackawanna Co, PA.
The funeral of the late James J. NEALIS will be held from his late residence, 819 South Webster Ave tomorrow.
In Carbondale, PA April 6, Michael LOFTUS age 61.
Myra, infant daughter of Mr & Mrs John BOOTH, 13 months, Carbondale, PA, April 5th.
Mrs Catherine DUNLEAVY in Jermyn, PA, April 6th. She is survived by two sons, John of Forest City and Martin.
Mrs Caroline E. HITCHCOCK, 86, wife of Arthur died April 6th after a long painful illness. She is survived by a brother M. D. BOTSFORD of Sherbourne, NY. and husband and two sons W. B. and Robert B. HITCHCOCK. The funeral will be at the home of Colonel F. L. HITCHCOCK 1659 (or 1639) Washington Ave on Tuesday.
A marriage license was granted to George DANIELS of Olyphant and Alice DAWSON of Olyphant, yesterday.
Thomas A. POTTER a former well known painter of this city died at the Hillside Home yesterday at the age of 74. Superintendent BEEMER desires to hear from any relatives as to the disposition of the body.
George LACOCKO a respectable young Greek assisting as a waiter in the restaurant of Nicholas COMPAS in Wilkes Barre yesterday was stuck on the head by an angry patron and died an hour later from injuries to his brain. The dead man was a former resident of Savannah, GA and went to Wilkes Barre where he intended to engage in business. His wife and two children survive him.
Lloyd FRANCIS was married last spring in May to Miss Sarah Jones, the marriage being one of compromise. They spent one afternoon in Wilkes Barre together and he told his new wife to give him her watch and money for safe keeping. That night he slipped out taking her $18.00 and the watch. Friends found her heartbroken at the Laurel Line Station and sent her to her father. He then sent her a defamatory letter in February, when he came to visit friends he was arrested.
William CONNOR, 19, rake inspector for the Delaware and Hudson met instant death last evening when he fell from a swiftly moving handcar. He was the son of Mr & Mrs John CONNOR of Powderly Street, Carbondale. Besides his parents he is survived by two sisters, Kathryn and Stella and one brother James. The funeral will be Thursday with burial in St Rose Cemetery.
A record number of patrolmen and bunkmen passed the civil service examination last Tuesday evening. They will probably be sworn in soon by Director WORMSER.
Morgan L. WATKINS 202 Spring St
Edgar G. NEVILLE 418 North Eight Ave
Daniel A. HOPKINS 1216 Cedar Ave
John PHILLIPS 508 North Hyde Park Ave
George E. BREESE 1300 Capouse Ave
Robert LLOYD 2117 Rockwell Ave
August L. GETZ 349 Evans Court
Thomas F. CONNERY 102 Stone Ave
Martin F. MILLER 2325 Durkin Ave
Alfred H. SHOFER 1611 Bulwroth Street
William A. CLEVELAND 19 Lackawanna Ave
Michael J. METZHEISER 305 S. Irving Ave
Thomas H. GRAELY 524 Palm St
Michael O'MALLEY 1640 Keyser Ave
Thomas J. LANGAN 616 Beech Street
Floyd E. BURTHESON 124 Academy St
Henry E. VAN GORDER 101 Stone Ave
Andrew J. LYNOTT 427 New Street
John J. MURRAY 235 Franklin Ave
George L. HARTMAN rear 516 Hickory St
W. HOPKINS 1115 Clover St
W. HORBACH 607 Cedar Ave
Joseph LANNING 1621 Pittston Ave
Miss Bridget LANGAN is quite ill in Priceburg.
A baby girl has brought sunshine to the home of Mr & Mrs Bernard MC GLYNN of Molke Ave.
John Peter FINK and family have returned from Buffalo, NY and will make their home in the future with a daughter Mrs M. J. HUSRATH on Alder St.
Mr & Mrs Peter KUHNER on Birch St are welcoming a baby girl.
Miss Mary BARRETT of Grove St, Avoca, spent Sunday in Plymouth.
Mrs KEELER wife of Attorney Asa F. KEELER is visiting her mother near Philadelphia.
Dr Dennis W. STURDEVANT of Laceyville has taken unto himself a wife in the person of Miss Lena TAYLOR, at the home of the brides sister, Mrs Edward JONES at Athens.
Wednesday, April 8, 1908
Mr & Mrs Charles EDGETT of Main Street, Blakely are mourning the loss of their daughter, Alexina Margaret, 6 years, 8 months, of scarlet fever. The funeral will be private and take place today burial in Prospect Cemetery.
Dr F. E. SMITH, 433 Linden St, Painless extracting: .25; Gold Crowns 22k $5.00; Porcelain crowns $5.00; Fillings, 50 cents on up.
Mrs PANKOLSKI of Priceburg will be placed on trial in criminal court tomorrow on charges of kidnaping the eleven year old daughter of John LEVANDOWSKI and hiding her for the purpose of getting a ransom from the father.
John RANDALL, former resident of this city, died while at work in the Swede furnace yards at Swede land in Norristown. He fell while walking on a narrow beam high above the ground and died almost instantly. He was the son of Mr & Mrs William RANDALL of Throop and was a well known singer.
A baby boy was added to the family of Mr & Mrs Fritz ALBRECHT on Elm Street.
Robert the 2 year old son of Mr & Mrs Andrew MC GEE died yesterday at the family home on 824 Hemlock Street.
Unkissed Girl Sought by Rube WADDELL:
Girls here is the chance to marry! Man-Rube WADDELL, Occupation, pitcher for Browns, Income $4,000 a year, Previous condition of servitude, Relict of a grass widow, habits, periodical water drinker, fond of "fires", "skirts" and domestic excitement. Disposition, easy going, says he will be "good" to the girl who will be
good to him. Amusements, fond of harmless innocent games and exhilarating. Motive, must marry and settle down to win bonus Hedges promises him if he wins 30 games. Physique, "Splendid, girls, splendid", has a bear hug which will make any woman happy. When not under the influence of sinister forces is docile and
affectionate. Allowance, will turn over to wife $1,000 yearly for clothes. Qualifications, Peroxide blonds preferred, women with children need not apply. Bars to matrimony, only the "unkissed" and the "unhugged" need apply. Rube positively objects to girls who "have" spooned with other fellows. Age, Anywhere from 14-40. Parents consent required. Girl must pay for license to prove her sincerity. Color, white, brown or yellow. Widows, in order for widows to win the favor of Rube they must furnish proof to the effect that their husbands were hung. "Grass and sod widows" have too much of a habit of bragging about the virtues of their former husbands. "Let em show me their former lord and masters were hung to a sour apple tree and I will take em under consideration". Experience, the less experience in matrimonial matters the better, "God deliver me from a too wise woman," he says. Remarks, maids with wooden legs will be frozen out. Heart whole and fancy free is Rube's motto. False teeth, no woman who wears a half or whole set of false teeth will be accepted. "Bridges" and other said fillings not objected to. "Rats" in the hair, like rats in the belfry are not desirable. Paint, maidens who "paint" or white wash their faces will be eligible to this matrimonial handicap. Powder, moderate amount of powder may be used.
Marriage Licenses Granted yesterday
Arthur WILSON, Scranton Edith DAVIES, Scranton
Stephen KISZTI, Pittsburg Annie UCHOCK, Jessup
Frank SHIPOES, Scranton Martha HORVATH, Scranton
David PATTERSON, Scranton Marie A. LINKER, Scranton
Patrick C. KEARNEY of 420 Chestnut Street died in Scranton on 7 April 1908 after an illness of two weeks. He is survived by his wife and five children, Michael of Buffalo, James of Butte, Montana, Miss Margaret at home and Mrs SMITH and Mrs SWEENEY. He was blind and was known for many years in selling brooms about the
Harry M. WHITE applied for a divorce alleging that his wife refused to get his meals and threw plates and boxes at him. Mrs WHITE is contesting the divorce, her story can not be told until witness arrive from Philadelphia.
Leah DOWD seeks a divorce from her husband, John DOWD stated he treated her in a cruel manner. He became enraged at the style of her clothes and tore them up and has a bad temper.
Hattie WGVILLE seeks a divorce from her husband, George A. WGVILLE due to cruel and barbarous treatment.
Augusta ROSSI alleges desertion on the part of Willard ROSSI.
Desertions is the reasons for divorce in these cases, Elisabeth FAATZ and Carl FAATZ; Santina MARUCCI against Guiseppe MARUCCI; Roy B. SWARTZ against Edith SWARTZ; Joseph CERINE against Elizabeth CERINE; Amy SPRAGUE against Archie SPRAGUE; Jennie DAVIS against Edward DAVIS; Elizabeth O'MALLEY against John M. O'MALLEY; Grace COOKE against Alfred T. COOKE, and Jessie E. THERION against Rene E. THERION.
Stephen KASZTI of Pittsburg and Annie UCHOCK of Jessup were united in marriage yesterday. KASTZI was formerly arrested on a warrant charging him with the statutory rape upon Annie. Stephen admitted the crime and stated he was willing to make amends by marrying the girl who was young and pretty. This was satisfactory to the maiden's father.
Anson B. STEPHENS was united in marriage to Miss Effie THOMAS in Factoryville on 31 March 1883. At the same time and place Mrs THOMAS the mother and Mr WILLIAMS were also united in marriage. Rev. HARRIS at that time principal of Keystone Academy performed the marriage ceremony, March 31, 1908. A very pleasant company met at the home of Mr & Mrs STEPHENS near Nicholson to assist them in celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary.
Mr Silas DECKER was called to Flat Brook, NJ last week to attend the funeral of his sister, Mrs Mary A. GRUBE who died in a Philadelphia hospital after a unsuccessful surgery.
Felix GUBSKI, 28, native of Poland who boarded on Fifteenth Ave was crushed by a fall of roof at Central mine on Monday. He had a wife and child in the old country, burial will be in the Minooka Cemetery.
A girl was born to Mr & Mrs Charley TUTTLE on Sunday, March 29th in Uniondale.
Crawford GARDNER an aged man from Uniondale, died on Tuesday March 31, after a lingering illness, his wife died in January.
Mrs Charles SPANGENBERG, 28, died at her home on East End last week Thursday. She leaves her husband and one child to mourn her loss. Burial will be at Kimbles, Pike Co her previous home on Sunday.
The funeral of Mrs Fannie OCTOSE, 70+ who died on Friday of last week was held Monday from the residence of her daughter Mrs George D. ROSE. The remains will buried in Walnut Grove Cemetery.
A daughter was born to Mr & Mrs Clarence KIMBALL of East Hawley last week.
Thursday, April 9, 1908
Mr & Mrs F. M. COLVIN of Dalton were called to Binghamton, NY last Friday by the death of Mrs COLVIN's mother, Mrs Louise GRIFFIN. The remains were brought here Sunday morning and burial was in the Dalton Cemetery. Mrs GRIFFIN is survived by her husband Thomas GRIFFIN who is in very feeble health, and one daughter Mrs F. M. COLVIN of Dalton, two sisters, Mrs M. L. STREET of Scranton and Mrs J. M. TIFFANY of Jermyn, one brother Orson CASE of Scranton.
Mrs Elizabeth EVANS, 73, one of the few remaining early settlers passed away yesterday at the family residence, 530 Moosic Street. Two sons and three daughters survive, George, William, Agnes, Jennie and Hattie. The funeral is today with burial in the Dunmore Cemetery.
A baby girl has arrived at the home of Mr & Mrs Edward JACOBS, 730 Pittston Ave, as an Easter gift.
Charles K. MANN an employee of the Pocono Supply Co was run down and instantly killed by a switch engine yesterday morning, he was about 50 years of age.
Antonio NALPATITOM was struck and killed while walking the Deleware and Hudson tracks near Winton yesterday when he stepped out of the way of one train and was hit by another. His body was taken to his home in Jessup.
Alexander HAY, 73, died at his home 730 Capouse Ave on Tuesday morning. He was born in Cologne, Germany and resided there until 1866 when he came to Scranton and lived here ever since. He served in the German Army during the whole of the Franco Prussian war and the rebellion in 48.?? He is survived by his widow and the following children, Mrs Charles WAGNER, Mrs Walter L. SCHANZ, Miss Helen HAY and Alexander HAY, Jr and two brothers, Adolph of Philadelphia and Henry of Hanover, Germany. The funeral will be today with burial in Forest Hill Cemetery.
Mrs Harriet H. SMITH of Jermyn filed a libel in divorce yesterday charging her husband deserted her on Sept 14, 1900, they were married Dec 24, 1878.
Miss Marie LINKER and David PATTERSON were married on Saturday last at the home of the sister of the bride, Mrs E. A. VINOT of Gordon Court. Miss LINKER had been residing with her sister and Mr PATTERSON is a resident of the North End.
John H. HAWKE, oldest son of J. H. HAWKE, of Dickson city died Wednesday of pleura pneumonia, he had been in failing health for over a year. He was 34 and survived by his wife, two daughters, Blanche and Dorothy, his father, one sister and three brothers. A private funeral will be held from the family residence on Friday.
Lillian EVANS an inmate of the House of the Good Shepherd made an unsuccessful attempt to escape from that institution yesterday. This is the 3rd time she had made this type of attempt to get away from restraint. She seems to be incorrigible and has given the management of the Home and the Florence CRIFTENDEN Mission considerable annoyance. She was place there two weeks ago by Mrs DUGGAN at the instigation of the police who found her wandering the streets.
Those who passed the Civil Service examination tests for clerks and carriers are:
Matthew T. KNOBLE, Jermyn
Floyd B. HAND, Irving Ave
David SHOEMAKER, Bulwer St
Charles W. DORSEY, Webster Ave
John W. MACKAY, North Main Ave
Thomas W. LEWIS, N. Hyde Park Ave
Charles A. BENNETT, Luzerne St
Leo A. CAMLEY, Pittston Ave
Edward A. FLYNN, Sanderson Ave
James H. MC GUIRE, Pittston Ave
Joseph C. MORAN, Electric St
Edwin A. HALPIN, Pine St, Dunmore
Andrew M. KOHLER, Priceburg
David O. TURRILL, Farr Ave
John A. CONNER, Avoca
Morgan DAVIS, Spring Book
George L. SMITH, Capouse Ave
Evan T. HOPKINS, Academy St
Thomas H. WALSH, Oak St
Patrick J. MC ANDREW, N. Main Ave
Thomas R. TUMAN, Green Ridge St
Harold M. REMALEY, N. Sumner Ave
George L. MARTIN, Hawley
John E. MC DONALD, Pittston Ave
John J. MORGAN, N. Main Ave
W. M. DOVEY, Taylor
James J. LOFTUS, Pittston
John E. SHIELDS, Olyphant
William G. GRUBER, Just Right, PA
William A. JONES, Ferdinand St
Eugene G. BROOKS, N. Main Ave
Arthur E. FULLER, N. Main Ave
Leo M. LYNETT, Olive St
Spencer A. KIMBALL, Warren St, Dunmore
Mary E. HOFFMAN, Gouldsboro, PA
Sarah C. DISEROID, Franklin Ave
Minnie STIFFT, N. Main Ave
Mary T. WHYTE, Jackson St
Anna A. EDWARDS, Lafayette St
Emily C. DE WILD, Mulberry St
Alice L. PARSONS, Peckville
Irene C. POST, Olyphant
Margaret N. ROSE, Cherry Ridge
Margaret LAVELLE, Pittston Ave
Natie A. GALLAGHER, Jessup
Christian JANE of the Archbald mine was 81 years old on Tuesday and his family and friends numbering 60 gathered to help him celebrate.
Friday, April 10, 1908
Erie Freight Agent Homer G. BAKER of this city, received a telegram last night conveying the sad intelligence of the death of George W. DOWE, a former well known and highly esteemed resident of this city, at his home in Port Jervis. His wife is the only survivor. He was about 60 and born in Concord, NH. The funeral will take place in Port Jervis and burial will be in Concord, NH.
Miss Jane EVANS was united in marriage on Wednesday evening to Clarence J. HETZEL, son of Mr & Mrs Clark HETZEL of Lincoln Ave. They were attended by Mr & Mrs Benjamin GWENS.
Letters Testamentary: Estate of Jonas PRANZKIS also known as John PRENK, late of the City of Scranton, deceased. Payments to be made to the Scranton Trust Co, Administrator.
Mrs E. L. WALTER and daughter Irma will leave today for New York city, they will sail on the steamer Finland for Brussels, Belgium for a stay of two years. Miss Irma will study music, especially the violin.
Fourteen years after the divorce case brought by Jennie HENICKIE against Edward C. HENICKIE was begun in 1894, the costs have now been paid and the divorce granted.
Miss Anna EDWARDS the beautiful and accomplished daughter of Hon. And Mrs H. M. EDWARDS was united to Prof. Eugene Hilpert FELLOWS, son of Mr & Mrs Eugene D. FELLOWS of South Main Ave and a teacher in the Technical High School, last evening in the Washburn Street Presbyterian Church. Bridesmaids were the Misses May EDWARDS, Ann Cadwallader PRICE and Jane JENKINS and the matron of honor was Mrs Edward Wadsworth THAYER, the first and last named ladies being sisters of the bride. Mr Edgar Allen JONES was the best man. Ushers were Mr Henry M. EDWARDS, Jr., Mr John R. EDWARDS, Mr Watkin H. WILLIAMS, and Mr William Henry DAVIS.
Miss Lillian FIRESTINE, daughter of Mr & Mrs Louis FIRESTINE, 817 Hampton St wed Mr Robert H. COX, son of Mr & Mrs I. Ellis COX of Bloomsburg on Wednesday evening at the brides home. Miss Ida FIRESTINE, a sister of the bride was the bridesmaid. Mrs Harry G. QUICK of Bloomsburg was the matron of honor. Master Rolland FIRESTINE, a brother of the bride was the ring bearer and Mr Harry G. QUICK was the best man.
Miss Adelaide POTTER daughter of Mr & Mrs C. S. POTTER, 221 Meridian Ave and Mr William SHEPHERD of Fifteenth Ave were united in marriage on Wednesday at the parsonage of the First Baptist Church on South Main Ave.
Mrs Elizabeth EVANS died on Tuesday at her home 520 Moosic St, age 73. Deceased was the mother of Miss Jennie EVANS and Mrs John MAYNARD. The funeral was yesterday with burial in the Dunmore Cemetery.
A son has been born to Mr & Mrs John MC GERTY of North Sumner Ave.
Mrs John WINTERMUTE went to Brooklyn, NY last Tuesday and attended a grand society wedding. The parties were Mr John WINTERMUTE's nephew Mr Fred C. WINTERMUTE and Miss Jessie A. ZUNT.
Saturday, April 11, 1908
Mrs Bridget BRENNAN, wife of Martin BRENNAN, passed away yesterday at her home on Dundaff St. Her death was due to diabetes. She was born in this city 56 years ago and was a devout Christian, a member of St Rose Church. She is survived by her husband, three sons, Michael, William, and George BRENNAN, two daughters, Alice and Lucy BRENNAN, three sisters, Mrs Michael FLANNIGAN of Crystal Lake, Mrs James CORRIGAN of the FALLS, and Mrs Casper WELDNER of this city, two brothers Thomas and Michael HOWARD of Carbondale. The funeral will be Monday with burial in St Rose Cemetery.
A daughter was born to Mr & Mrs Orlando FOSTER of Mitchell Ave.
A son was born to Mr & Mrs John SEIGEL of Archbald St.
Mrs Violette MILLER died Thursday evening at her home, April 9th, in Carbondale, No 69 Wilness, cause of death was general debility. Her daughter came home from the hospital Thursday, after undergoing serious operation and found her mother had passed away. She was born in Clifford 46 years ago and came to this city at the age of 6 years. She is survived by her husband, Warren MILLER, her mother, Mrs Rosella MAHONEY, one daughter, Lolo one sister, Mrs David EVANS and one brother, William MAHONEY all of this city. Funeral will take place on Sunday with burial in Brookside Cemetery.
Miss Edith DAVIS??(hard to read,) daughter of Mr & Mrs George DAVIS?? will become the bride of Thomas CARTER later this month.
George GOODRICH, Jr, was ground to death by a big flywheel at the Clifford breaker on Thursday in Forest City. He was the son of Mr & Mrs Howard GOODRICH and born in Forest City the 26th of Oct, 27 years ago. He married Miss Bertha SHULTIS, of Aldenville, 3 years ago and she and a young daughter survive him along with a brother Harry and a sister Mrs Leon EDWARDS of Wimmers.
Lillian THOMAS yesterday began divorce action against her husband Edgar THOMAS. The couple were married February 14th 1905 and separated three months later.
York, April 10th. Mrs Edward G. BROWNLEE a bride of only 24 hours died last night. She was formerly Miss Alice Julia ELDRIDGE a daughter of Howard M. ELDRIDGE of York. When she was stricken with pneumonia and it was realized she would not survive she and her fiancee announced their desire to be married at once. The ceremony was performed Wednesday at midnight.
M. S. WALSH, Sr aged 80 died in Olyphant April 10th.
Estate of William F. HALLSTEAD late of the City of Scranton deceased payments to The Scranton Trust Co.
Estate of Michael J. EAGAN, late of the borough of Jermyn, Lackawanna Co. Payments to be made to Sarah A. EAGAN, Executrix, Jermyn, PA.
Letters of Testamentary, re: Estate of James HALLINAN, late of the Borough of Elmhust, County of Lackawanna, payments to be made to Ida M. HALLINAN, Executrix, Elmhurst, PA
August ROBINSON had a narrow escape yesterday afternoon in the fire which destroyed his beautiful residence at 629 Clay Ave and but for the activity of Harry DUCKWORTH a lad of fifteen years, would undoubtedly have been smothered in the dense smoke which surged through the house. DUCKWORTH dragged Mr ROBINSON to the open air and although almost overcome with smoke hurried back again to arouse the other members of the family. From the rear of the house the lad dragged the two maids with the infant daughter of Mr ROBINSON from the smoke filled house. The first knowledge the occupants of the house had that there was a fire was when Harry DUCKWORTH, son of Mr & Mrs John A. DUCKWORTH of 802 Clay Ave hurried into the house when he saw smoke creeping out through the roof. Mr ROBINSON was groping about in an effort to get upstairs to save his daughter when young DUCKWORTH grabbed him and hurried him toward the door. Randall MC DONALD, son of Senator and Mrs M. E. MC DONALD held Mr ROBINSON up while DUCKWORTH made another trip through the house to the kitchen and found the two maids unconscious, he dragged them to the rear door and then hurried back for the baby which was sleeping in a crib in a room off the kitchen. DUCKWORTH slipped away in the excitement that followed. When seen last night at his father's house he disclaimed having done anything wonderful when pressed by the reporter modestly detailed the incidents as they happened. The fire is thought to have started when the young son Louis ROBINSON was in the cellar playing with matches. The fireman were seriously hampered by the exploding gas in the house after the fire started blowing away portions of the front porch within a few minutes.
Mr Thomas F. GILMARTIN, of 321 Webster Ave, Archbald, died at his residence on Thursday night, 58 years of age. He had been ill for about a year and the past several months confined to his bed. He is survived by four sons, Leonard, Harold, William and Edwin, and by three brothers, Daniel of Archbald and William and Patrick of this city.
William LALLY of Emmett St died at the State Hospital last evening from injuries received by being struck by a D & H train on March 8th. He is survived by his mother and one sister, Margaret. The funeral will be on Monday with services in Holy Cross Church, burial in the Cathedral Cemetery.
Lottie DEITRICK, 15 of West Pittston is slowly sinking and death is expected. She fell against the edge of the coffin containing the body of her father and has been unconscious since last Tuesday. She had gazed at her father's face and fainted striking her head heavily against the coffin.
Robert OLIVER, 65, of Avoca was run over by a passenger train and instantly killed last evening. He had been a resident of Avoca for the past 15 years.
Miss Lillian JONES, daughter of Mr & Mrs Thomas J. THOMAS of North Broomley Ave and Richard CREESE of South Garfield Ave wee married Thursday evening at the home of Rev W. B. EDWARDS pastor of the Tabernacle Congregational Church.
Joseph HUGHES of the 500 block of Eynon St the Westside died yesterday. He was about 35 and conducted a small store, he is survived by his widow and several children.
The engagement of Miss Harriet WADE and of Washburn St and Mr Paul CAKE of Pittston was announced yesterday.
A baby girl is the latest acquisition of the family of Mr & Mrs William TROY on Crown Ave.
Miss Mary LANGAN, after a short vacation at the home of her parents on River St has returned to her duties in the Lock Haven Normal school.
Mr & Mrs Fred CORDY are rejoicing over the arrival of a young daughter.
Mrs C. E. FREAR visited her sister Mrs F. W. JAQUES yesterday.
Dr and Mrs Horace B. WARE are receiving congratulations over the birth of a little daughter.
Mr Francis Hopkinson COFFIN of this city and Miss Anna Fulton AUDENRIED of Philadelphia were married in Philadelphia last Saturday.
A son was born to Mr & Mrs A. E. MEAT of 837 Monroe Ave, yesterday.
The wedding of Mrs Frederick E. CAMP to Mr Horace BULLOCK of Philadelphia will take place on April 25th. Mrs CAMP was formerly Miss Johanna M. RIDGELY, daughter of the late Dr Nicholas G. RIDGELY of Harford Co, MD and is one of three sisters the other two being Mrs Liddon FLICK of Wilkes Barre and Miss RIDGELY. Mr BULLOCK is a member of the Markham Philadelphia Barge, Union League, Racquet and Corinthian Yacht Clubs. The marriage of Miss Mary RIDGELY the youngest sister of Mrs CAMP to Mr Edward T. STUART of Philadelphia took place on April 4 to the home of Mrs CAMP at Lakewood.
Ensign Henry Grafton FULLER, USN and Miss Lucy Claude of Annapolis, MD were married by the Rev. Henry HUDSON at St Paul's Episcopal Church Bremerton, Wash on March 24th. The best man was Ensign Frank H. MC MILLAN, USN, Mrs HEIMER, wife of Surgeon R. G. HEIMER, USN was matron of honor. The bride is the daughter of Dr W. Clement CLAUDE and niece of Mayor Claude of Annapolis, MD. Mr FULLER is the son of Mrs E. W. MOORE, of Swarthmore, PA and grandson of the late E. C. FULLER of this city.
Sunday, April 12, 1908
Hon. Alton A. VOSBURG claims nomination, he is picked as winner over Judge J. W. CARPENTER the appointee of Governor STUART as the additional law judge. (Great photo of Alton A. VOSBURG)
Miners find a body of a man burned to a crisp laying on the culm bank. He was about 45 years of age and had no identification. There was a Polish prayer book near by.
Otis WOOD a farm laborer near Bald Mount shot and instantly killed his aged mother Friday night. Wood was captured yesterday by Constable BLACKWELL of Ransom township near the ROSENCRANZ farmhouse and two miles from the scene of the tragedy. He stated he mistook his mother for a midnight burglar. He gave conflicting stories and was considered a worthless fellow.After the shooting he went to the home of Dr NEWMAN and told him his mother was ill, then when they got to the house he told him he accidentally shot her. When he left the house he went to the farmhouse of J. A. LACOE and asked for the $4 which was due him for labor stating his mother was ill and needed the money which was paid to him.
Mrs Martha Y. PAULI died on Friday. She was the widow of the late F. S. PAULI with whom she had settled in this city some 40 years ago. Surviving her is one daughter Miss Martha F. PAULI, the funeral will take place Friday from the house 1554 Sanderson Ave with burial in Forest Hill Cemetery.
Mrs Susan SPENCER, widow of the late Edward SPENCER died at her residence 346 Wyoming Ave of heart failure. She was born in Great Bend, March 29, 1829 and came to this city in the early forties. Her maiden name was Susan HINDS and she was married to Edward SPENCER July 25, 1849, he died August 2, 1882. When she became the wife of Mr SPENCER, the SPENCER family owned the greater part of the land in and around what is now known as Green Ridge and North End there being vast farms in each place which were owned by Mr SPENCER's father and his father before him. Mrs SPENCER is survived by one daughter, Mrs Curtis CRANE who has lived with her for the past five years and three sons, A. L. and F. M. SPENCER of this city and Charles W. SPENCER of Elmhurst, PA.
Carl LORENZ a resident of the Eleventh ward passed away Friday and the remains were brought home for interment yesterday. The funeral will take place Monday from the family residence in rear of 626 Pittston Ave. He was a member of the Haru Gari society and the Knights of the Golden Eagle. His death was due to severe nervous prostration from which he suffered untold agony for several years. Besides his wife and children one sister Mrs John BOETTGER survives.
Monday, April 13, 1908
Conductor Fred RIPPLE died at Emergency Hospital yesterday. He fell from a bridge while taking the numbers of some cars. He was 37 years old and lived on Hurkett Street, Carbondale for the past two years, before that he lived in Honesdale. He is survived by his wife and two small sons.
Mrs David BUCKLEY of Sand Street received word of the death of her brother, David FOLEY on Saturday in Moscow.
Edward HART of Dupont Court took a short cut to reach his home and was killed on the Lackawanna railroad under the Linden Street bridge last evening. He was about 30 years of age and married, he was employed at the Thomas KELLY furniture store on Franklin Ave.
William RODE died on Friday night after being pitched head on from a street car on Wednesday. He was a native of Honesdale and about 37 years of age. He is survived by his wife and six children, his parents and one sister of Honesdale, and Mrs PELL of this city. He was elected major of the POS of A regiment and his uniform is on the way from Philadelphia.
Mrs Frank E. KENNEDY of 1032 Crown Ave occurred Saturday morning. She was but 26 years old and died from a brief illness. Besides her husband she is survived by three children, Kenneth, ??, Franklin, her mother Mrs CALVEY and the following brothers and sisters, Rose, Jennie, Mariellen, John and James all of Wyoming. The mass will be held in St John's Church with burial in Pittston Catholic Cemetery.
Carl LORENZ, a resident of the Eleventh ward passed away on Friday, his remains were taken to the home, rear of 626 Pittston Ave. His wife and children and one sister Mrs John BOETTGER? survive. His death was due to nervous prostration.
Mrs Eliza Trask HILL, of MA., sister of Mrs L. B. POWELL of this city, was born in Warren, May 10, 1840. Her father was the Rev George TRASK a Congregational Minister. Mrs HILL's public career commenced in 1886 when she was chosen president of the Norfolk Co, W. C. T. U. and has been officially connected with the work ever since. Besides her husband, Mrs HILL is survived by three children, Dr Geo. S. HILL, of Marblehead; Mrs Julia GEIBE, of Cleveland, OH and Lewis P. HILL of Somerville. She also leaves a sister, Mrs L. B. POWELL, of Scranton and a brother Mr George R. TRASK of Indianapolis.
Margaret MONAHAN of 542 N. Bromley Ave, 55 years, died in Scranton, April 11, 1908. She is survived by two sons, Lawrence and Edward and two daughters, Mary and Catherine MONAHAN. Funeral tomorrow from St Patrick's Church, burial in Cathedral Cemetery.
Mrs Martha J. HUGHES, 76, died at the residence of her daughter, Mrs Oscar LUTTON, 1028 Delaware Street on April 12, 1908, Scranton. Funeral Tuesday, burial Wednesday in Mt Zion Cemetery.
Letters of Testamentary, re-estate of John BLATTER late of the City of Scranton. Payments to be made to Rose BLATTER Administrator.
Estate of Louis YOST late of City of Scranton, payments to be made to William YOST and George A. BLICKENS, Executors.
Adam THOMPSON's estate, valued at $100,000 is the subject of a will contest in Orphans' Court. The estate consists of valuable real estate in the central city which Mr THOMPSON devised to Mr CURRY as trustee. The latter is name also as the executor of the estate. It is alleged that the will was made when the testator was not of sound mind, as he had reached the age of 90 years and was feeble in mind and body. George B. THOMPSON is a son of the decedent, Mrs Frances T. VAIL is a daughter and Mr PRYOR is a grandson, Mrs Clarence PRYOR, first wife of former Sheriff PRYOR, was his mother, and he seeks to obtain his mother's share in the estate.
A daughter was born Saturday to Mr & Mrs Oliver P. JONES of North Man Ave.
A son has been born to Mr & Mrs C. W. MORRIS of North Main Ave.
George K. YOUNG of Pittsburg and Miss Jennie HARRIS of this town (Taylor) a well known teacher were married.
Tuesday, April 14, 1908
William J. MC HALE, 30, son of Robert MC HALE died yesterday at the home of his sister, Mrs Thomas FLYNN, on Devine Ave, West Side. He had been ailing for some time and was a native of Carbondale. He was the veteran of the Spanish American War and saw active duty in both Cuba and the Philippines. His father was a veteran of the Civil War and past commander of William H. DAVIES Post No 187, GAR. The deceased is survived by his father and two sisters, Mrs Thomas FLYNN of this city and Miss Catherine MC HALE of Philadelphia.
Mrs Margaret CAFFREY, wife of hotel keeper John J. CAFFREY, of Childs died suddenly on Sunday morning after a five day illness of pneumonia. Her maiden name was Miss Margaret WALKER. She was born in this city 55 years ago and was a member of the Fraternity of the Mystic Circle and the Arch Confraternity of Christian Mothers of St Rose Parish. Besides her husband she is survived by two sons, Harry and Daniel, two sisters, Mrs Frank SHAWLEY, of Childs, Mrs P. G. MC DONOUGH of this city and one brother William WALKER also of this city. The funeral will be on Wednesday with services in St Rose Church, burial in St Rose Cemetery.
An engagement is announced for Miss Rosella SCOTT and Jusdon J. MANNING a popular young couple.
Miss Sarah J. CHADWICK, daughter of Mr & Mrs James CHADWICK, 153 South Church Street was married Saturday to John DERRY at the First Congregational Church. The attendants were Miss Louise HUGHES and Robert RIDING.
Mrs N. F. BARRETT of Buffalo, NY has returned home after a month's visit with her mother,Mrs Thomas LYNOTT of the West Side.
Mrs Charles HOFFMAN passed away last night after four days of agonizing pain. She had been taken to the hospital and surgery was planned but owing to her weakened condition this had to be abandoned and her death was only a matter of a few hours. She had asked to be carried home to die and two hours after a stretcher took her home to 305 Willow Street she passed away. She had been a resident of Scranton for 24 years and married about a quarter of a century. She is survived by her husband who was for several years janitor of Music Hall as an employee of the Leiderkranz Society. She died without issue.
Miss E. FINK, daughter of Mr & Mrs John A. FINK will in the near future become the bride of Max CHOWOSKI.
Mr & Mrs John J. GERRITY of River Street are rejoicing the arrival of a baby girl.
Mr & Mrs William MC LAUGHLIN on Sunday celebrated the fortieth anniversary of their marriage.
Mr & Mrs Theodore WEILAND had a daughter.
Mr OWENS of the city line died Saturday after several weeks illness.
William WARNER instituted a divorce action yesterday against Mrs Wealthy WARNER. The couple were married July 26, 1899 and separated April 10, 1906.
Marriage Licenses granted yesterday:
Philip B. SEARS, Owego, NY Margaret HOBBS, Scranton
Mazzarion BEORGLIA, Old Forge Margaretta RASSI, Old Forge
Joseph LINK, Carbondale Grace HARCHER, Scott Centre
Mrs Mary J. HUGHES, widow of the late Thomas L. HUGHES, of Harding, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs C. O. SUTTON in this city on April 11th, after several months illness. She was born in Glenwood, Susquehanna Co on November 23, 1832 and her maiden name was Mary J. MILLARD. She was married to Thomas L. HUGHES in 1861 in Pittston and for the past 30 years her home was on the farm at Harding. She is survived by the following children; Mrs C. O.
SUTTON and Lulu L. HUGHES of Scranton; Thomas L. HUGHES, Jr of Harding and Mrs Jane B. HUNTER of Cleveland, Ohio.
Miss Marie STOKES died April 13, in Minooka at the home of her mother, Mrs Cornelius STOKES on Filmore Ave. She is survived by the following brothers and sisters; Mrs James MC DONNA, Sarah, James and William.
George SPENCER died at his residence 1659 North Main Ave, Scranton on April 13th.
Miss Elizabeth BOLAND died in Scranton on April 13th at the home of her aunt, Mrs David WHELAN of Campbell Street. She is survived by her father John D. BOLAND, brothers,John, Michael and William and sisters May, Alice and Mrs Michael BYRON.
The funeral of John, the young son of Mrs William BLACK was held yesterday from the residence 2650 Frink St, interment was made in Washburn Street Cemetery.
Mr & Mrs Frank LUETHOLT are rejoicing over the birth of a son.
Cards are out announcing the coming marriage of Rev. F. A. VAN SCIVER, Clarks Green to Miss Minnie Louise BOUTEILLER of Portland, CT on April 21st.
Wednesday, April 15, 1908
Mrs Bridget MIDDLETON of Pittston passed away on Sunday in her 53rd year from pneumonia. She is survived by six children, two of who are Mrs William CONNOR and John MIDDLETON of this city.
Miss Grace KARCHER formerly of Scott Center and Joseph LINK were married Monday at the First M E Church parsonage. They were unattended.
Robert the infant son of Mr & Mrs Edward WALSH of Pike St died yesterday after a brief illness. His death was due to convulsions, the funeral will take place today with burial in St Rose Cemetery.
Mr & Mrs John JOHNSON had a daughter on March 27th in Amasa.
Mrs C. C. BIERLY and child have been spending the winter with her parents Rev. and Mrs I. DICE. She left last week to visit her sister Mrs Rev. BENJAMIN at Northumberland County.
Mr & Mrs C. W. WEBER of 1157 Eynon Street had a son.
Mr Charles H. PHELPS, recently of Bismarck, ND, now of No 827 Jefferson Ave, Scranton died Monday. The funeral will be Wednesday with burial in Greene, NY. He is survived by his wife and one daughter, Mrs Lizzie KEYES of 228 West One Hundred and Twenty Third St, NY, one sister Mrs D. H. INGERSON of Providence, RI and one brother James PHELPS of Bristol, RI.
Christopher V. BANKS, 19 years old died on Saturday at the home of his brother in Maplewood. He was a resident of this city and had identified himself with the Calvary Reformed church and the Dunmore council, Jr O.U.A.M.. His father J. W. BANKS and two brothers, Frank W. and Samuel J. survive. The funeral will be from the home of W. I. BANKS, 415 Gibson Street on Wednesday with burial in Dunmore Cemetery.
Letters of Testamentary on the estate of Susan SPENCER late of the City of Scranton payments to be made to F. M. SPENCER; C. W. SPENCER; Elsie B. CRANE; and John G. SHERWOOD, Executors.
The body of the man discovered in the Susquehanna River was identified as being Frank MALEWSKI of Duryea. He drowned in the Lackawanna River at the Babylon Colliery four weeks ago.
Mr & Mrs Ben FREEMAN have a new baby boy Wednesday in Moscow.
The funeral of Mrs Margaret WARDELL was held from her late home on Monday. She had been a life long resident of Moscow and would have 79 on May 6th. She is survived by a son Byron WARDELL of Moscow and a daughter,
Mrs Joseph RINARD of Catawissa.
Dominick MOYE of 142 South Seventh Ave was arraigned yesterday on charges of making threats to kill Miss Mary ROSS who also resides on Seventh Ave. Miss ROSS alleged she met MOYE in Wilkes Barre about six months ago and he asked her to become his wife. She consented and a marriage license was procured at the Luzerne Co court house. For some reason the marriage was not preformed. On Monday she claimed MOYE met her on the street and pulled a knife from his pocket threatened to kill her.
William the 7 year old son of Mr & Mrs William PARSONS of 316 Meridian Ave died from scarlet fever yesterday. The funeral will be today and burial in the Washburn Street Cemetery.
A daughter has been born to Mr & Mrs J. H. SAVAGE of Bryn Mawr Street.
Mrs Margaret EGGERT of 910 Eynon Street, nearly 90, mother of the late Richard and John HALL, suffered stroke of paralysis on Sunday and is in critical condition.
Mrs John KELLEY of Minooka died yesterday morning.
Mr & Mrs Eilot CAREY are happy over the birth of a daughter.
Paul the little son of Mr & Mrs Martin KLINK died at his home on Friday after a short illness.
Dr Myron N. SMITH, an old time resident of Tompkinsville dropped dead at Buffalo on the 13th of this month. Interment was made at Cleveland, OH.
A birthday party was given to Mr Dennis DERSHIMER on his 64th birthday on April 11 at his home in Falls. Those present were Mr & Mrs Dennis DERSHIMER, son George and daughter Gertrude, Mr & Mrs Asa DERSHIMER and daughter Irene, Mr & Mrs William DAY and son Stanley and daughter Robin. Mr & Mrs Victor SKEILY and son Roland, William CECIL and daugher Louise, Mr & Mrs William ATEN and daughter Hazel, Mr & Mrs Dewey DERSHIMER and daughter Avis and son William, Rev and Mrs Floyd LESH.
The Ladies Aid of Falls held their society meeting at the home of Mr & Mrs Clarence LACOE who reside at Ransom, also the home of his parents Mr & Mrs James LACOE. There were about 50 present. Several ladies from Ransom Miss Sue NYHART, Mrs MAJOR, Mrs Freeman SHARP, Mrs SETZER, Mrs AVERY, Miss Oelo RIFENBARRY. Mrs Clarence LACOE who was Miss Lizzie SWARTWOOD a former Falls girl. Those present from Falls beside the children were President, Mrs Elizabeth TURN, Secretary, Mrs B. W. CHILSON, Treasurer Mrs C. E. BROWN, Mrs Joseph FITCH, Vice President Mrs John FITCH, Mrs W. SICKLER, Mrs P. SICKLER, Mrs Jesse LAFRANCE, Mrs Will WINGARD, Mrs Selah ODELL, Mrs Will TOWNSEND, Mrs Everett COON, Mrs George
WINGARD, Mr & Mrs Wade CLARK and daughters Mrs Anna KEE, Mrs A. W. WILLIAMS, Mrs Will COOLBAUGH, Mrs T. M. KRESGE, Mrs David KRESGE, Mr & Mrs Samuel DECKER, Mrs Martin SWARTWOOD and daughter Eva.
Miss Eva DECKER an employee of the Scranton International Correspondence schools is spending her vacation at home.
Miss Helen P. DECKER and Miss Norma Grace DECKER of Scranton spent Saturday and Sunday at home with their parents here.
The funeral of Mrs Lucinda Ayers WOOD, the mother aged 82 years who was killed by her son Otis WOOD last Friday night will be held at Bald Mount tomorrow. She was the daughter of Peter AYRES and old resident of Newton and with a large family of children only two of who survive Mr Lewis AYRES of Bald Mount and Mrs Elsie WEED of Dushore.
Born to Mr & Mrs Claud SICKLER of Post Hill, a son.
On Saturday evening at the home of the bride's mother, Mrs Mary WRIGLEY of Main St occurred the marriage of her eldest daughter, Miss Enid P. WRIGLEY to Guy GRIFFIS of Kingston.
The infant child of Mr & Mrs Harry ROSENGRANT on Tunnel Road has been quite seriously ill. Mr ROSENGRANT recently purchased the place formerly owned by Ezra WIGGINS and moved his family there from Factoryville.
Mrs Wealthy STARK visited her brother Mr & Mrs Ben BROWN on Saturday.
Mr & Mrs Webster DIXON who lately moved his family to Bardwell have a young daughter added to their home.
Thursday, April 16, 1908
Mr & Mrs John DYER of John St are mourning the death of their infant daughter Mary.
The funeral of Mrs John J. COFFEY took place yesterday from her late home at Childs with burial in the St Rose Cemetery. Pall bearers Peter HENNIGAN, James COLLINS, Frank WALKER, F. BURKE, John MUNLEY and Patrick MC DONALD of Archbald.
The funeral of the late William MC HALE took place yesterday with mass in St Rose Church with burial in St Rose Cemetery. Pall bearers Michael, John and Patrick KEARNEY, Daniel MUNLEY, Patrick COLLINS and James TOOLAN.
Antonia RELORENZIO and Italian tailor of Hazelton was shot and killed by Raphelo DARRICO, alias Albertiono, following a quarrel in a saloon.
Divorce decrees were handed down by the court yesterday.
Hattie M. WYVILLE vs George T. WYVILLE
Augusta ROSS vs Willard ROSS
Ida B. EMERY vs Fred H. EMERY
Oliver DAY vs Mary DAY
Joseph CERINE vs Elizabeth CERINE
Mabel E. FELLOWS vs Pierce T. FELLOWS
Jessie KRAUS vs Amas KRAUS
Jennie DAVIS vs Edward DAVIS
Elizabeth O'MALLEY vs John M. O'MALLEY
Jesse THERION vs Rene E. THERION
Elizabeth FAATZ vs Carl FAATZ
Margaret WATKINS vs James WATKINS
Leah A. DOUD vs James B. DOUD
C. J. POTTER vs Cora V. POTTER
Frances E. LOWERY vs Grant H. LOWERY
Clemens REICKERT vs Katherine REICKERT
Catherine KARACHICK vs Felix KARACHICK
Fred BANKS vs Mamie L. BANKS
Grace COOKE vs Alfred T. COOKS
(note one place with e and one place with s)
Floro CHURCHILL, 48, wife of Frank N. CHURCHILL, died in Scranton on April 15th. Funeral services will be Friday from her late residence No 609 ½ West Linden St, burial will be made in Bald Mount Cemetery.
Legal: Estate of Mary A. KNAPP, late of the Township of Newton, deceased, payments to be made to Gertrude BLESECKER Executrix, Bald Mount, PA, B. & Fenton TINKHAM, Attorney for the estate.
M. J. HARRITY yesterday filed a libel in divorce against his wife Margaret alleging cruel and barbarous treatment. They were married April 3, 1899.
After living for several months with a broken back, Stephen MC CORMACK of Mount Vernon St died at the State Hospital on Tuesday. He received injuries while working at the Pine Brook Colliery last December.
Alson M. PRICE of 1009 Sterling St this city a member of Lieut Ezra S. GRIFFIN Post GAR died suddenly of Apoplexy on Tuesday aged 60. The funeral will be on Friday the 17th with burial in Dunmore.
Richard KIMMACHER and August WENZEL yesterday became the owners of the property on the corner of Lackawanna and Adams Ave, occupied as the Hotel Belmont.
Arthur J. THAYER and Miss Mary E. GRANACHER of North Bromley Ave will be married at the Simpson M E Church on Wednesday evening April 22nd.
The wedding of Henry METZ of South Main Ave and Miss Myrtle RATZBURG of North Main Ave will take place at the home of the latter's parents on Wednesday evening April 22nd.
The wedding of Joseph CURT, Jr and Miss Edith MOUSER of Taylor will take place soon at the Washburn Street Presbyterian Church.
Mrs Mary EVANS, wife of well known District Mine Superintendent, Evan J. EVANS, passes away yesterday at the age of 63 at her home, South Main Ave and Archbald St. She was born in Glamorganshire, Wales and came to this city in 1865. She was married to Mr EVANS in Hyde Park on Feb. 3, 1866. Besides her husband she is survived by four children, Miss Mary EVANS, Llewellyn M. EVANS, mine inspector in the North End district, Joseph E. EVANS, foreman at the Hyde Park Mine, and D. M. EVANS, foreman at the Woodward Mine, Kingston, PA. She is also survived by three brothers and two sisters all living in Wales, William, Richard and Llellwyn Michael, Mrs David GAPE and Mrs John JONES. The funeral will be Saturday with services in the First Welsh Baptist Church, interment will be made in the Washburn Street Cemetery.
Harry the one year old son of Mr & Mrs Joseph ROONEY, 649 North Lincoln Ave died at the State Hospital yesterday, complication of diseases.
Private funeral services were held for William the 7 year son of Mr & Mrs William PARSONS of 316 Meridian Ave. He died of scarlet fever, burial was in the Washburn Street Cemetery.
A son has been born to Mr & Mrs John Sullivan of North Main Ave.
Mrs George GUEST of Swetland St received the sad news of the death of her father in Canada.
Mr & Mrs Patrick HAYES, 733 Orchard St are rejoicing over the arrival of a baby boy.
Miss Jennie HARRIS one of our school teacher in Taylor was united in marriage last evening to Mr George K. YOUNG of Pittsburg. The bride is a sister of Attorney J. M. HARRIS.
The little James child in the LYONS family on the West Side passed away yesterday of scarlet fever. There will be a private funeral today with burial in Prospect Cemetery, Peckville.
Friday, April 17, 1908
Mrs Mary BELLAMY of Dyberry, Wayne Co relict of Thomas BELLAMY died of pneumonia at her home on Monday at the age of 86. She is survived by three daughters and two sons, one of whom is Thomas H. BELLAMY of this city. The funeral will be Friday with burial in Riverside Cemetery.
Mr & Mrs A. S. BAKER of 813 Clay Ave had a daughter.
Mrs W. G. BATEMAN died in Scranton on April 16th.
Flora CHURCHILL died in Scranton on April 15th burial in Bald Mount Cemetery.
Joseph COYNE, 37, died at the home of his mother Mrs Rose COYNE 424 Fig St, Scranton on April 16th. He is survived by one brother, Frederick and six sisters, Francis, Helen, Florence, Rozella, Mrs James SLATTER of New Rochelle, NY and Mrs Edward HOBB of Jamaica, LI. The funeral will be Friday with burial in Honesdale.
Letters of Testamentary: Estate of Jonas PRANZKIS also known as John PRENK late of the city of Scranton, deceased. Payment to be made to The Scranton Trust Co.
Mrs Mary HOCKWOOD of Moosic was struck and killed by a D & H train at Moosic on Wednesday.
Mr & Mrs Fred ZIEGLER of Beech Street held a party Wednesday night to honor
Mr & Mrs ZIEGUER's 25th wedding anniversary.
Mrs Mary MAHONEY died yesterday after a short illness. She was affiliated with St John's parish and had lived on this side since her youth. Four sons survive, John, James and Martin of this city and William of CA. Burial will be in the Cathedral Cemetery.
A baby girl has arrived at the home of Mr & Mrs James J. HAVES, 306 Pittston Ave.
Mrs W. G. BATEMAN died suddenly at her home, 814 Hampton St yesterday. She is survived by her husband and nine children of whom is Arthur BATEMAN, employed in the sporting goods department of J. D. WILLIAMS & Bro. Co's store in the central city.
Mrs Flora CHURCHILL, wife of Patrick N. CHURCHILL died Wednesday at her home
609 West Linden St. She is survived by her husband, father William OWEN, one sister, Mrs Ella HUNTINGDON of Phila. Burial will be in Bald Mount.
A daughter was born to Mr & Mrs E. LEADER of Railroad Ave.
Miss Anna BISHOP will marry Mr R. PENNY at the home of the bride's parents Mr & Mrs K. BISHOP, Fifth St on Wednesday April 22nd.
Mr & Mrs M. J. BURKE of Chestnut St celebrated their Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary on Tuesday evening at the home of their daughter, Mrs Ralph HARWOOD on Brook St.
Saturday, April 18, 1908
William BLAKE, 73, died at his home yesterday morning following a slight stroke on Thursday. He lived at No 36 North Main St and was born in Orange County. When a young man to came to Carbondale and entered the employee of the Delaware and Hudson Company where he worked until just a few years ago when he resigned due to his health and age. He was a prominent member of the First M E Church and at the time of the Civil War he entered the state service in Co H, 13th Reg, Pennsylvania Militia on June 6, 1863 and was discharged July 6, 1863 by reason of expiration of emergency. He was mustered into the GAR January 14, 1891 but not a member of the local post at the time of his death. He was a member of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers. The funeral will be Sunday with burial in Maplewood Cemetery.
Miss Linda HART 21, died yesterday at her home after an illness of one year. She was a native of Carbondale and a member of the 1903 graduating class of St Rose Academy and a member of the Blessed Virgin Sodality of St Rose Church. She is survived by her parents Mr & Mrs John HART, five sisters, Mrs T. F. WALSH, Ella, May, Agnes and Alberta, two brothers, John and Michael all of this city. The funeral will be Monday from her late home 10 Devine Ave with mass in St Rose Church, burial in St Rose Cemetery.
Michael GILHAWLEY resident of Brooklyn St died on Thursday after an illness. He emigrated from Ireland while a young man and spent the greater part of his life in this city. He was 65 and is survived by his two sisters, Misses Ann and Mary GILLHAWLEY of this city. The funeral will take place from the home of his sister on Brooklyn St with burial in St Rose Cemetery.
Mrs Charles SCHOONOVER is believe to have tried to commit suicide by drinking carbolic acid at her home on Seventh Ave, Wednesday night after a fight with her husband. She was found by her son unconscious and medical assistance was summoned.
Lyman K. DRAKE the youngest child of Charles and Milla (Knapp) DRAKE was laid to rest yesterday from his late home on Delaware Ave, West Pittston. He was born in Lackawanna August 28, 1835. His father was prominent in the business world, Lyman went into the mercantile business. He is survived by his wife and one daughter, Mathilda and three brothers Ebenezer, Thomas, and George Sr of Lackawanna.
Miss Rachel A. JENKINS and Mr Clayton EVANS were united in marriage on Wednesday, April 15th by Rev Peter Gray EVANS pastor of the Bellevue Welsh C M Church.
Mr John VAN ANNAN, 37, of 1804 Dickson Ave deemed life not worth living and committed suicide by shooting himself. He was out on strike and could not find steady work, he leaves a wife and son and daughter.
Miss Gertrude HUGHES daughter of Mr & Mrs Richard M. HUGHES of Delaware St married Robert W. LANGFORD on Thursday evening at the home of the bride's parents.
Fred CONTON, about 60 and a bachelor died at his home in Utica, NY. He was one of the men who came in a party years ago from Auburn, NY when the old Wyoming House in the Central City was opened years ago.
Charles MC CARTHY, 54, 2034 Washburn St died on Thursday night. He was born in Ireland but had resided here for the past 30 years and was well known. He is survived by nine children, Edward, Charles, James, Timothy, William, Anna, Justin, Bernardine and Mrs James FINNERTY all of this city and one brother Timothy MC CARTHY. The funeral will be Monday with services in St Patrick's Church burial in Cathedral Cemetery.
A daughter was born to Mr & Mrs WORTHINGTON of Scranton.
Dr and Mrs L. M. GATES have announced the engagement of their daughter Evelyn to Mr Forrest L. KNAPP of Michigan. The engagement was announced at a unique thimble tea given by Mrs GATES, an old fashioned quilting bee, when the quilt was one that had been made by Dr GATES mother who is 83 years old.
Miss Mary BARRETT who is the soprano soloist of the quartet now engaged at the Green Ridge Presbyterian Church seems likely to be a great favorite in that choir.
Sunday, April 19, 1908
Mr Evan JONES, one of Scranton's oldest citizens passed away this morning at the home of his son in law Mr Harry BUSHNELL of Prescott Ave. He was 92 and five months old today, born September 19, 1815. He was born in England on November 19, 1815 (two different dates in the article but this was listed 2 times). He came to this country while in his teens after the civil war. He had been employed at one time at the Lackawanna Coal and Iron Company and was the oldest member of the Elm Park Church. He is survived by five children, four of whom are sons. Evan B. JONES, of Hyde Park Ave, Edward JONES of Bromley Ave, Alfred JONES of Webster Ave and George JONES of Prescott Ave, His daughter is Mrs Harry BUSHNELL.
Boys hunting for roots near Towanda on Friday found the body of John MC LAUGHLIN from Scranton who evidently committed suicide. He was 35 and unmarried.
Five men were seriously burned two fatally by an explosion of gas at the Woodward Colliery of the Lackawanna Co at Edwardsville yesterday. The injured are: Thomas WALSH, of Plains married and family of 6 children, condition critical, Verned HARVEY, colored, of Plains, critical, Frank SULLIVAN, Plains, married, condition serious, George PARSONS, Edwardsville, married two children, taken to his home, George GERRING, married, one child, lives at Plymouth, taken to his home.
Homer Green ROCKWELL was yesterday appointed master in the divorce proceedings now pending at Honesdale in the application of Mrs Adelaide Amanda Dunn ROCKWELL of South Canaan, Wyoming Co. Her husband is 73 and they were married but 6 weeks, when her daughter from her first husband, Florence DUNN by ill with appendicitis, ROCKWELL it is alleged refused to provide medical attendance for her or food for her mother. He made me draw water from a well 100 feet down the hill, and cut and carry the wood to the house.
A son has been born to Mr & Mrs John SULLIVAN of North Main Ave.
Monday, April 20, 1908
Alvah DOLPH an aged and highly esteemed Civil War Veteran passed away on Saturday at his home 136 Lincoln Ave. He had been employed as weigh master for the Barton Coal Co and 4 weeks ago he came home from his work suffering from ague, a fever he contracted while in the Civil War services at Charlestown, VA. He was born in Scott, PA, 71 years ago, he came to this city in 1853 where he was a continuous resident except for the 4 years of Army service and two years bridal tour which he spent in the South. He was past grand of Cambrian Lodge of Odd Fellows which society he was an ardent advocate since the close of the war in 1868. He was also a member of GAR Post William H. Davies. He entered the
service as a private in Co K, 52nd Penna Vol on Oct 2, 1861 and was discharged on July 12, 1865 as first sergeant and flag of his regiment. He mustered into Davies Post May 12, 1881 served as sergeant, major junior vice commander and at the time of his death was senior vice commander. He is survived by his wife, one son Frederick and three daughters, Blanche, Hallie and Dollie all of this city. The funeral will be today from his late home with burial in the family plot in the Wedeman Cemetery.
Mr & Mrs Sidney WATTERS of Lincoln Ave had a daughter.
Mr D. T. LEWIS died of general debility at his home in Tompkinsville Friday last at the age of 83. He was a former alderman of Scranton for many years and is survived by two sons and one daughter, M. D. LEWIS of this place, Frank of Scranton and Mrs George PURE of Norwick, NJ wife of Presiding Elder Cure of the ME Conference. The remains were taken to the home of his son, M. D. LEWIS on Maple St, interment will be at Montdale.
Mabel the 7 year old daughter of Mr & Mrs Harry METTERS of Blakely died of scarlet fever with complications yesterday.
The funeral directors are being kept busy attending to calls from Priceburg and Blakely where the scarlet fever epidemic is causing quite a few deaths.
Bertha A. OWENS daughter of Mr & Mrs J. S. OWENS was united in marriage on Wednesday April 15th to Mr Walter S. MADDOCKS of Scranton.
Anthony SEGAR was found dead in bed at his boarding house in Wilkes Barre yesterday. He had boarded with Mrs Nellie SNYDER of 242 North Washington St, Wilkes Barre returning home early yesterday in a rather drunken condition. He accidently asphyxiated himself when he turned out the light in the room and turned on the gas. Charles SEGAR a brother residing on Chestnut St, Dunmore is the nearest relative SEGAR has living.
Gertrude the 3 year old child of Charles BUSTON died on Saturday in Blakely of scarlet fever. She was buried on her birthday anniversary yesterday.
A son was born to Mr & Mrs Morgan JONES of Corbett Ave.
Mrs William THOMAS of West Minooka was taken seriously ill with hemorrhage of the brain on Saturday at her home after receiving word last week of the death of her brother at Missouri.
Frederick MURACH the well known boiler and iron fence maker was quietly married on Saturday, his bride being Mrs Caroline MURSCH. The marriage was witnessed by two daughters of the bride Mrs Caroline HARTMAN and Mrs Gustav RENARD. The happy couple will reside at 801 Pittston Ave.
Tuesday, April 21, 1908
Mrs Jane JAMES died at the home of her daughter, Mrs Grover REYNOLDS at Bradbury, CT on Saturday. She left Carbondale about six months to spend the winter with her daughter and expected to return to her home again this month. A month ago she suffered a stroke of paralysis, a second stroke followed a few weeks later and shortly before her death on Saturday when she suffered her third and fatal stroke. She was born in Wales 72 years ago and her maiden name was Miss Jane ROBERTS. She was a devoted member of the Congregational Church and is survived by three sons John, Phillip and Edward, three daughters, Mrs Grover REYNOLDS of Bradbury, CT, Mrs Frank HOBART of New York city and Mrs Thomas LEE of this city. The funeral will be Wednesday from the home of her daughter Mrs Thomas LEE on South Terrace St with interment in Maplewood Cemetery.
William R. DAVIS, an esteemed resident of Childs, was found dead in bed at his home early yesterday morning. He had been suffering from miners asthma for about 6 years. When his wife went to check on him he was dead. He was born in Pittston 60 years ago and lived for a time in Plymouth and moved to this vicinity 23 years ago. He is survived by his widow and four children, Robert, John, William and Edith all of Childs. The funeral will take place on Wednesday.
An announcement of the coming marriage of Frank P. KELLY the well known druggist of this city and Miss Elizabeth KELLY daughter of Mrs Catherine KELLY of Scranton. The event will take place in St John's Church, South Side, Scranton on Tuesday, April 28th.
A daughter was born to Mr & Mrs BLICH in Priceburg.
Mrs P. LANGAN was the guest of friends at Green Ridge yesterday.
G. L. NEWTON of Scott Township died yesterday after an illness of more than one year. He was 73 years of age and survived by his wife and three sons, Fred, Ralph, and Herbert.
Marriage Licenses granted yesterday:
Maurice M. VAIN, Scott Twp Pearl A. WOOD, Scott Twp
Richard D. ULTHOPP, NY Frieda SEILER, Scranton
John M. MC NAMARA, Dunmore Alice QUINN, Dunmore
Michael GALLAGHER, Jessup Catherine WALSH, Scranton
Henry MEYLAND, Olyphant Gertrude SHERMAN, Olyphant
Issachar THOMAS, Olyphant Stella NETHERTON, Jermyn
Arthur J. THAYER, Scranton Mary E. CRANACHER, Scranton
George C. SAFFORD, Old Forge W. Pearle MACHEY, Lathrop
Roy B. SWARTZ, Scranton Lizzie BRENNAN, Scranton
Thomas the one month old son of Mr & Mrs Joseph MC NEARNY of Gibson St died in Scranton April 20th.
Mary HEALY, daughter of Patrick HEALY of Jackson St died in Scranton, April 20th.
The funeral of Bryan COLLINS will take place this morning with burial in Cathedral Cemetery.
Letters of Testamentary, estate of Clara S. DEAN late of the Borough of Waverly, County of Lackawanna, payments to be made to W. L. DEAN, Executor, Kingston, PA or A. D. DEAN Scranton, PA attorney for estate.
John PROCO of the Dickson flats at Priceburg is heartbroken over the death of his four children from scarlet fever and his friends fear for his sanity. The last of the children, an eleven year old daughter was buried yesterday in the Priceburg Cemetery while Mr & Mrs PROCO stood at the grave side in grief. Three weeks ago the youngest child was taken with the terrible disease and before the parents realized two of the children seriously ill. The youngest child died about 10 days ago and the other children died one after the other every other day.
A daughter has been born to Mr & Mrs William GEIGER.
A son has been born to Mr & Mrs William F. LUDWIG of South Deckers Court.
A son has been born to Mr & Mrs Evan R. JAMES of Price St.
William CARSON a former employee of J. D. WILLIAMS and for two seasons at Luna Park passed away Sunday. He had been ailing for the past two weeks but continued his work as milkman until Saturday. The funeral will be from his late home, 344 Maple St. Mr CARSON was 33 and is survived by his wife and three small children, William, George and Howard. Burial will be in Pittston Ave Cemetery.
Miss Edith F. DENNIS daughter of Mr & Mrs George H. DENNIS, 50 Laurel St became the bride of Thomas CARTER, son of Mr & Mrs William CARTER, 166 Spring St last evening at Trinity Episcopal Church.
Harry WILLIAMS, a resident of Mayfield was the victim of a most distressing accident which will probably be fatal. He was stuck by a O & W engine while on his way to work as a miner for an independent yard in Mayfield. He was the son of John W. WILLIAMS.
Harry ROSENBERG, 19, drowned in the Susquehanna River on Saturday. He had disappeared from the home of his uncle Harry SHERMAN on 28 March. He formerly lived in Carbondale and attempted to commit suicide in that place with gas.
The two year old daughter of undertaker, Frank DUNN of Plymouth died yesterday after eating a large number of morphine tablets she thought were candy. Mrs DUNN had been afflicted with an attack of neuralgia on Monday and her physician prescribed the tablets to relieve her suffering. The tablets were in a small box on the dining room table in the house, the little child reached up and ate them all.
Henry JENKINS of North End takes his own life by hanging himself during a fit of despondency. He was an aged resident of Putnam St, North End. He was over 70 years of age making his home in this area for over 40 years.
Mrs Mary DAVIS, 81, whose death was the result of a compound fracture of both hips sustained by a fall down the cellar stairs about 10 weeks ago. The funeral will be held from the home of her daughter Mrs Hugh MC CARTHY, 225 Mulberry St.
James SMITH, 76, Binghamton, NY a former resident of Factoryville died Monday. He is survived by a son A. C. SMITH and a daughter Miss Kate SMITH of Binghamton and daughter Mrs F. J. BOTHNER of NY city.
Willard E. JONES the four year old son of Mr & Mrs Charles SEARLES of Ninth Ave and West Locust St died of convulsions on Monday.
Miss Mary HEALEY daughter of Mr & Mrs Patrick HEALEY of 2409 Jackson St died on Monday. She is survived by her parents and the following brothers and sisters, William, Patrick, Margaret, Helen and Lillie of this city and Mrs John FITZGERALD of New York.
Miss Mary GRANACHER, daughter of Mr & Mrs John GRANACHER of North Bromley Ave will be united in marriage to Mr Arthur THAYER at the Simpson M E Church this evening.
Miss Myrtle RATZBURG of North Main Ave will be united in holy wedlock to Mr Henry METZ of South Main Ave this evening at the brides home.
Miss Edith Allen HOUSER daughter of Dr and Mrs J. W. HOUSER of Taylor and Mr Joseph Jermyn CURT will be united in marriage in the Washburn St Presbyterian Church on Thursday evening.
A son has been born to Mr & Mrs John MC CONNEN of North Rebecca Ave.
The body of Mrs William DEGAN who died in Glenburn was brought to this city and interred in the Cathedral Cemetery yesterday.
Mr Thomas F. NOLEN spent Sunday with his daughter Mrs J. C. PHILLIPS at the Lake House.
The marriage of Miss Margaret DORAN of the West Side to William HUGHES of Grove St was performed in St Mary's Church Monday evening.
Joseph DONLIN formerly proprietor of the L. V. R. R. house at Carney died at his residence at west Tunkhannock on Wednesday the 14th inst of spinal meningitis. He was brother of Landlord Robert H. DONLIN of the Warren Street hotel.
George Washington GRAY, proprietor of Gray's Bakery, died suddenly on Monday last of heart failure. He had hurried up the hill to the home of his doctor F. J. BARDWELL where he suddenly fell over dead.
On April 11th, the following nieces of Mrs Emmaline CHURCH who is an inmate of the Old Ladies Home at Wilkes Barre, spent the day with her at the home of her nephew Melbourn STONE at his home in Wilkes Barre. The event was in honor of her 94th birthday. Those present were Mrs Charles KNAPP and daughter, Miss Bertha KNAPP, Mrs Elizabeth ARMSTRONG of Factoryville, Mrs Florence VAN BUSKIRK of Scranton, Mrs J. HALL, Mrs Edward STONE
and daughter of Waverly, Mrs J. SHARKEY of Pittston and Mrs T. RICE of Parsons.
Another baby girl came to the home of Mr & Mrs Walter J. FIELDING on Saturday last, thus making three girls.
Thursday, April 23, 1908
Miss Tillie Agatha MURPHY daughter of Mrs Cecilia MURPHY, 1042 Spring St was wedded to Henry L. KENNEDY formerly of Carbondale but now of New York City, yesterday in St Rose Church. The bride was attended by her sister Miss Rose H. MURPHY while the groom was accompanied by Martin P. KENNEDY his brother.
Mrs Sarah Wood CHAPIN, 70, died at her sister's home 1334 Linden St in Scranton, PA on April 22nd. She is survived by one sister Mrs Dr COOPER of this city and two brothers, Levi and George WOOD of Stamford, CT. She was an aunt of Mr C. J. JONES and Mr C. F. JONES of this city also Miss MUNGER and Mrs M. NORTON. NOTE: later it says she died at the home of her sister Miss M. Grace MUNGER 1334 Linden St. Mrs CHAPIN was born in High Ridge, CT in 1837 and was the youngest daughter of Elnathan and Rhoda WEED. She came of Revolutionary stock, her grandfather being a Colonel in the War of Independence, two of her uncles, Stephen and Alexander WEED founded the city of Binghamton. She came to this city in 1855 and for 5 years taught school. She lives with her sister the late Mrs Pheobe MUNGER. In 1860 she married Mr Henry CHAPIN. She is survived by two brothers Levi S. and Geo. W. WEED of Stamford, CT and one sister Mrs H. S. COOPER of Bald Mount; two nieces, Mrs M. NORTON and Miss Grace MUNGER and three nephews Cyrus D., Frank S. and Charles F. JONES. The funeral will be from the family home on Friday, the body will be taken to High Ridge, CT where burial will be on Saturday.
Mr George C. SAFFORD of Old Forge and Miss M. Pearl MACKEY of Lathrop were married at 708 Adams Ave, Scranton, PA on April 21st. They were attended by Mr TEWKSBURY and Miss MACKEY.
Miss Emily LEACH is still sojourning with her sister, Mrs J. L. GEIST at West Pittston, PA.
Mr & Mrs William RICHARDS had a girl in Taylor, PA on April 20th.
Mrs May CONNOR mother of Rev. D. J. CONNOR of the Cathedral died at Williamsport last evening.
Mr & Mrs Marcus K. BISHOP yesterday announced the marriage of their daughter, Anna Mary to Mr Charles Edwin PENNEY. The couple will live at 1765 Monroe Ave, Dunmore.
David STEFANSKY a Plymouth boy shot and killed his five year old sister Amelia with a rifle on Tuesday. The boy was playing with the gun and pointed it and shot at his sister's head killing her.
The people of Glenburn were shocked to hear of the sudden death of Mr Geo. WEST on Friday. He leaves an aged mother quite helpless, he had been taken care of her since the death of his father several years ago.
Mrs Wm. DEGAN also died in Glenburn leaving a husband and several children.
Mr & Mrs Michael LANGAN of Scranton spent Tuesday as the guests of Mr & Mrs Owen MC GEE.
Miss Frances HELLERING of Price St and Mr Henry MILLER of Jackson St were united in marriage at St David's Episcopal Church by the rector Rev Mr WEIDNER. Miss Emma HEERMAN was the bridesmaid and Mr Fred RICE the best man.
At the home of Mr & Mrs Paul RATZBURG, 411 North Main Ave, their daughter Miss Myrtle RATZBURG was united in marriage last evening to Mr Henry F. METZ of 329 South Main Ave. Mrs Maud JONES was the bridesmaid and Mr Walter JACKSON the best man. Miss Minnie RATZBURG a sister of the bride was the ring bearer. After a trip out west they will live at 311 Tenth Ave.
Miss Mary T. GRANACHER, daughter of Mr & Mrs John T. GRANACHER of North Bromley Ave and Mr Arthur THAYER of South Irving Ave were united in marriage by the pastor Rev. O. L. SEVERSON DD. Miss Mary HARPER of Cherry St, Dunmore was the maid of honor and Charles J. GRANACHER of Deposit, NY a brother of the bride was the best man. They left for a trip to Buffalo, Niagara Falls, Toronto, Canada and other points. When they return they will live for a while with the bride's parents.
Miss Alice QUINN, daughter of Mr & Mrs John QUINN of 323 Fourth Ave was united in marriage to Mr John P. MC NAMARA at the Holy Cross Church. Her bridesmaid was Miss Margaret GUINANE of Binghamton while the groom was attended by Harry SHEEDY.
Mrs Margaret EGGERT of 914 Eynon St one of the oldest residents died yesterday morning. She was stricken with paralysis on Sunday, April 12 and with her advanced age caused her death. She was born May 10, 1818 and if she had lived to May 10 of this year she would have been ninety years of age. With her late husband, Benedict EGGERT they build a residence on East Hampton St over 40 years ago which was then known as Park Hill. She was twice married first to Jackson HALL in Tunkhannock, PA. To this union were born all her children, five sons and two daughters. All her sons preceded her in death, Richard M.; John R.; Jacob; James and William HALL. The two daughters Mrs John FERN and Mrs Andrew PULVER still survive. Richard and John were well known D L & W locomotive engineers. During her early life the family emigrated to Michigan where they lived for several years and her first husband died. She and her children returned to PA settling in the Bellevue section where she met and married Mr EGGERT and moved to her present home where they both died. She had 13 grandchildren, 23 gr grandchildren, and one great, great, grandchild. The funeral will be on Friday with services in the Embury ME Church with burial in the Washburn Street Cemetery.
William BARRETT of Price St has returned from New York.
The 5 month old child of Mr & Mrs Frank BEAGLER of West Grove St was buried in Forest Home Cemetery.
A baby boy arrived yesterday at the home of Mr & Mrs William WHITE.
Miss Edith A. HOUSER, daughter of Dr & Mrs J. W. HOUSER and Mr Joseph J. CURT, Jr son of Foreman and Mrs Joseph J. CURT, Sr of the Taylor mines will be married this evening at the Washburn Street Presbyterian Church.
Mr & Mrs Jacob KLEIN of Alder St have been married 25 years and celebrated with a social gathering a few nights ago with friends and family. Their daughters served an appetizing supper.
Friday, April 24, 1908
Anthony H. LLOYD, died Wednesday due to heart failure. This is the 3rd death of Civil War Veterans within the past week in this city. He was born in Downsville, NY, 73 years ago and for several years had been a resident of this city. He was a member of William H. Davis Post No 187, and GAR. He entered the Union service March 16, 1865 and was discharged August 14, 1865 serving five months. He was received into the local GAR ranks from the Waverly Post, February 24, 1904. Besides his wife, who has been an invalid for years, he is survived by one daughter, Ann, four sons, Arthur, Bert, William, and Wright all of this city. The funeral will take place today with services from his late home. Interment will be in Brookside Cemetery.
Mrs Charles LEE, died yesterday due to diabetes. Her maiden name was Miss Amanda GARDNER and she was born in Greenfield Township, January 23, 1841. Fifty years ago in November of last year she was united in marriage to Charles H. LEE. Besides her husband she is survived by two sons A. C. LEE of Waymart and H. A. LEE of Sidney Center, NY and one daughter Mrs J. H. WILLIAMS of this city. Also 17 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and two sisters Mrs Henrietta LEE of Uniondale and Mrs Frances RIVENBERG of Greenfield. The funeral will be Saturday from her late home, No 32 Terrace St with burial in Greenfield Cemetery.
William F. LOFTUS and his wife are happy with the birth of their daughter on Brooklyn Street. Mr LOFTUS is the popular clerk of the county commissioners office.
Lawrence O'BRIEN a former well known resident of this city died at his current home in Oneonta, NY yesterday. He was about 35 years of age and resided here until about 8 years ago. He is survived by his mother who lives at Oneonta, one brother, John also of Oneonta, and four sisters, Mrs Bernard MC NULTY, Mrs Charles WILSON and Miss Anna O'BRIEN of this city and Mrs Horton LEE of Sidney Corners, NY. The remains will arrive here tomorrow for burial in St Rose Cemetery.
After an absence of 15 years, John MANION of Nevada, MO is visiting his mother Mrs J. MANION on Powderly Street
Mr George TROTTER died at the home of his sister Mrs John MANLEY of Bacon St on Wednesday of pneumonia. He was 28 years of age and survived by a wife and three children, two sisters, Mrs MANLEY and Mrs KELLER of Scranton as well as the following brothers Robert, John, Wallace, James and William of this borough and Henry of Archbald. The funeral will be Saturday with services in St James Episcopal Church.
The funeral of William CARSON which took place Wednesday from his late home 344 Maple Street was quite largely attended. Burial was in the Pittston Ave Cemetery.
The funeral of Michael MC GREAVY who died yesterday will take place tomorrow from the family residence 1023 Bergen Court where he resided with his mother. Four married sisters survive him, Mrs O'DONNELL of Avoca, Mrs TROY, Mrs John GRAHAM and Mrs SULLIVAN.
If you have a silver dollar in your pocket the face that appears on it is of Mrs Caroline WILLIAMS, 80, who was formerly Caroline SCOTT. She was married to George SNYDER of Albany in this city some years ago. The young husband went to war but never to return. In Binghamton, NY, April 23rd Mrs Caroline WILLIAMS has been sent to the Broome County almshouse at the age of 80. She is in destitute circumstances and has been allowed to live free in a house in Kirkwood this county. She eked out an existence by keeping chickens and cultivating a garden patch. When she took ill it was realized she could not longer maintain her home. At the age of 18 she married George SNYDER in Scranton, PA. Compelled to make my own living when my husband did not return from war I was peddling notions in Philadelphia when I had a daguerreotype taken. Some one came from the Philadelphia mint and picked out my face to go on the silver dollar. They wanted a noble looking face and I never received a dollar for its use.
Marriage Licenses granted yesterday:
Joseph MARSELLA, Jessup Annie BOLENT, Jessup
Thaddeus FLYNN, Scranton Belle ROSS, Scranton
Phillippe CENTLE, Carbondale Antoinette ALIMERA, Carbondale
James O'CONNOR, Scranton Ellen MC GURRIN, Scranton
Henry B. GRIFFITH, Scranton Mary E. OPPER, Scranton
Joseph H. CAMPBELL, Scranton Emma DEVERS, Dunmore
Joseph PITRICK, Taylor Barbara JUNIAK, Taylor
Oliver J. SEALEY, Old Forge Emma EDWARDS, Old Forge
Clarence E. BROOKS, Stroudsburg Edith L. BENEDICT, Stroudsburg
Noah DAVIS, Scranton Lena PILGER, Throop
William N. SWINGLE, Scranton Myrtle S. THOMAS, Scranton
Joseph J. CURT, Taylor Edith A. HOUSER, Taylor
Died in Jermyn, PA April 23, George TROTTER, 28 years.
Michael MC GREEVEY died at his late home 1023 Bergen Court, Scranton, PA on April 23rd. He was 32 years of age and his mother and sisters survive him, Mrs Ellen TROY, Mrs James O'DONNELL, Mrs Brian FEENEY, Mrs John J. GRAHAM. The funeral will be tomorrow with burial in the Avoca Cemetery.
Anthony H. LLOYD, 73, died in Carbondale, PA, April 23rd.
Mrs Charles H. LEE, 67, died in Carbondale, PA, April 23rd.
Harry B. GRIFFITHS and Miss Mamie E. OPPER were married Wednesday at the home of the bride's parents on Cherry Street.
James MC HALE, 44, 1917 Lafayette St was found dead in the woods at Brighton, a suburb of Rochester, NY on Wednesday. He was the son of Mrs Bridge MC HALE and has a brother Thomas MC HALE who conducts a restaurant at Everett Ave and Lafayette Street. He was dead for several days when found and probably was weak and despondent and fell and died from exhaustion. He was a miner but not working in the last 4 ½ years, he was married but also not living with his wife. Besides his wife he is survived by one child, mother Mrs Bridget MC HALE, two sisters Miss Margaret MC HALE and Mrs David CONNERY also two brothers Thomas and John MC HALE all of the 1900 block of Lafayette Street.
There was another death due to scarlet fever yesterday, George, the 9 month old son of Thomas H. THOMAS of the Second Ward.
Miss Edith A. HOUSER, daughter of Dr and Mrs J. W. HOUSER of Taylor was united in marriage to Joseph A. CURT, Jr also of Taylor, last evening in the Washburn Street Presbyterian Church.
John SYRON, miner of the 1900 block of Price St was killed from a fall of roof at the Hampton Mine yesterday. Alex ROSEO of 2011 Hampton Street was seriously injured about a half mile away from a premature explosion of dynamite at the mine.
Edward NICHOLLS of Lafayette Street a miner employed in Briggs Colliery was injured about the head from a fall of roof.
Mrs John F. RANDOLPH, one of the oldest residents of this side died at the family home 311 South Hyde Park Ave after a long illness. She and her husband came here from NJ many years ago and she is survived by her husband and two children, Mrs John HARRIS of Susquehanna, PA and Mr Harry RANDOLPH of South Hyde Park Ave.
Mrs Ann MORGANS of 32 Archbald Street one of the oldest residents of the Bellevue Section died yesterday and is survived by one son and two daughters.
John J. WASHBURN died at his home 149 South Lincoln Ave on Wednesday at the age of 49. He is survived by his widow and two grandchildren. The funeral will be Saturday with burial in Forest Hill Cemetery.
Miss Ann BISHOP, daughter of Postmaster and Mrs Mark K. BISHOP and Mr Robert PENNY of Scranton were united in marriage yesterday at the home of the bride's parents on Fifth St. Mrs PENNY was principal for several years at public school No 4.
Saturday, April 25, 1908
Miss Mary MC HUGH of Powderly Street was wedded to John KANE of the West Side. The bride was attended by Miss Mary KANE sister of the groom and the best man was Frank KANE brother of the groom.
OSAFAT NATACHAK, 56, of Simpson was run over by a motor in the northwest mine yesterday and died last night.
Chester A. ROSE of Simpson and Miss Annie ECKER of Hoboken were married on Tuesday and have taken up residence with the groom's parents Mr & Mrs C. C. ROSE at Simpson.
Walter, the infant son of Mr & Mrs Martin GORDON of Parrish Court was buried in St Rose Cemetery yesterday.
Miss Nellie NOLAN and John O'HORA of Archbald were united in marriage at the Sacred Heart Church on Thursday. The bride was attended by Miss Nora CAFFREY of Scranton and John BURKE of NY was the groomsman.
Miss Nellie NETHERTON was united in marriage at the home of her parents Mr & Mrs Thomas NETHERTON of Lincoln Ave to Isaac THOMAS of Olyphant.
A baby girl has arrived at the home of Mr & Mrs Martin CANNON on Pittston Ave.
Mr George SAFFORD and Miss Pearl MACKEY of Lathrop were married at the Elm Park Church.
Mrs George NELSON died at her home on Thursday after an illness of several weeks.
Lottie BATSEL began divorce action against her husband Bert BATSEL whom she alleges has been married to Cora FAYER ten years before who he never divorced.
Mr & Mrs Perry, 1111 Sloane Ave gave a farewell reception on Thursday evening in honor of their daughter Bessie who left yesterday for Pittsburg where she will be united in marriage to Mr James WILLIAMSON formerly of this city.
Services for the remains of the late Mrs John F. RANDOLPH of 311 South Hyde Park Ave will be tomorrow with interment in the Dunmore Cemetery.
The funeral of the late Mrs Ann MORGAN of 32 Archbald St will be held on Monday.
The remains of the late John W. WASHBURN, 149 South Lincoln Ave will be laid at rest today in Forest Hill Cemetery.
Miss Myrtle THOMAS and Mr W. W. SWINGLE an employee of the Lackawanna Railroad were united in marriage Thursday by Rev. Mr CRANDALL pastor of the Myrtle St Methodist Episcopal Church. They have gone to Buffalo and Niagra Falls for a wedding trip and will then resident with the bride's mother Mrs THOMAS, 409 Sixth Ave.
Mr W. J. HARRIS and Miss Ada CURTES of Taylor were united in marriage recently at the parsonage of the First Welsh Baptist Church by Rev. J. Cronwell HUGHES.
Noah DAVIS and Lena PILGER were joined in holy matrimony at the parsonage of St Mark's Lutheran Church on Wednesday. The bridesmaid was Miss Louisa GROSE and the best man was Franklin PILGER, brother of the bride.
Miss Anna NICHOLAS and Thomas NELSON both of Providence were recently married by Rev J. Cronwell HUGHES.
Sunday, April 26, 1908
The American line steamship St Paul which cut down the British cruiser Gladiator in the Solent at 2 this afternoon arrived at her dock here (Southampton) at 8:30 PM bringing some of the survivors of the Gladiator crew.
Three persons were burned to death and a fourth is probably fatally burned in a fire which destroyed the home of David WETHERBEE at Centerville a village 15 miles north of here. The dead are David WETHERBEE, 75, Mrs WETHERBEE, 65 and Mrs Albert LEMM, 30 their daughter. Albert LEMM was fatally burned and his wife had escaped but rushed back into the flames to save her mother and father and husband. She succeeded in rescuing her husband then returned for her parents and then the house collapsed.
James SEDLACK, 24, a young butcher in Pittsburg shot himself Sunday after a 18 year old school girl had cast him aside.
John Welles BARNES, for 3 seasons president of the Scranton Baseball Association, died this morning at his residence, 1716 Mulberry Street. He had been ill for several days and was diagnosed as stagnation of the blood and kidney trouble. He passed away surrounding by his wife, daughter and brother A. Wood BARNES of Cornell, NY. For many years he was the proprietor of the New Brunswick Hotel on Spruce Street. He was born at Jackson, Susquehanna County on January 25th, 1862 and had just passed his 46th birthday. Twenty six years ago tomorrow Mr BARNES was united in marriage to Miss Edna M. HERMAN of Jackson, Susquehanna County, who with a daughter Miss Pearl BARNES, survives. Fred H. BARNES, of Susquehanna, PA, A. Wood BARNES of Hornell, NY (Note: its says Hornell) brothers, and Mrs Alice KEECH of Thorndyke, ME also survive.
No churches open today all denominations discontinued services at Blakely because of epidemic of scarlet fever, broken out in Winston and Jessup.
Louis DROPP, a well known Dunmore character was found dead in a barn on East Drinker Street yesterday. His death was caused by hard drink and exposure. For 30 years he lived the life of a hermit making his home in barns, sheds and any other place he could find. His family was highly respectable but evidently they looked upon him as a black sheep and cared very little for him.
Blood poisoning caused by a scratch upon the hand caused the death at the State Hospital Friday of George BURNETT, a young Englishman of Peckville. His father John BURNETT died at his home in England six months from the day the son died and the circumstances of death were much the same. George had been in this country but a year and his death has caused much distress to his mother and two sisters whom he sent for to England and for whom he had prepared a home on Prospect Hill, Peckville. They had just arrived when he was taken to the hospital which he never left alive. His father had been scratched by a rusty nail and George was scratched while at work at the Scranton Coal Co. On Friday his hand began to swell and was advised to go to the hospital, within an hour after he was removed to the hospital his mother and sisters arrived at the home he had prepared for them. Along with his mother and two sisters he is survived by a younger brother. The funeral was yesterday and burial was in Peckville Cemetery.
Miss Beatrice WALTON and Martin MAC NEIL of Scranton were married at Binghamton Friday afternoon at the Centenary M E Church by Rev. J. A. HENSEY, pastor of that church.
Monday, April 27, 1908
Henry KENNEDY of 139 South Main St passed away on Saturday night. He had been suffering from miner's asthma for several years. Henry was 73 and born in Ireland, he was twelve when he came to Carbondale. He is survived by his wife, one daughter, Kathryn V. KENNEDY of this city, and five sons, John J. and Henry L. of New York city, Patrick A. of Harrisburg and Thomas F. and Martin KENNEDY of Scranton.
Mrs Lavina HOBBS passed away at her home No 171 Belmont Street. She was born in Scranton and was 29 years of age. Her maiden name was Miss Lavina JENKINS. She is survived by her husband, William HOBBS and three children, Louise, Alice and Evelyn, her mother Mrs John JENKINS of Scranton, two brothers, John JENKINS of Philadelphia and William JENKINS of Moosic and three sisters, Mrs Margaret BOYCE of NJ, Mrs David DAVIS of Moosic and John JENKINS of Philadelphia.
James ORR, son of David ORR, passed away on Saturday at the city private hospital due to pneumonia. He was 16 years of age and is survived by his father and one brother Thomas ORR. The funeral will be today from the home of a uncle David MORGAN, No 158 Salem Ave, burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery.
The funeral of John T. GAVIN who passed away on Saturday is set for today from the home of his mother Mrs Honora GAVIN, 1522 Prospect Ave after a mass in St John's Church, burial will be in Dunmore Catholic Cemetery. Besides his mother he is survived by the following sisters and brothers, Mrs Charles BIGLIN, Mrs John MC DADE of Croton Fall, NY, Mrs John HOBAN of Graceville, Minn, James and Frank of Goldfield, Nev.
Mrs Albert KUEHN of Locust Street was surprised by her friends with a birthday celebration in honor of her 25th birthday.
The engagement of John LEYH to Miss Barbara GERHARDT of Willow Street is announced. The wedding will take place the 2nd week in June.
John ACKROID, 4, son of Mr & Mrs William ACKROID of 1416 Fordham Court, died in Scranton 26 April.
Anthony GIBAN, 9, drowned while swimming in the pond near Stipp's Brickyard in the North End yesterday.
Tuesday, 28 April 1908
Mrs Susan WADERMAN, 97, has to have a guardian appointed by the court to enable her to secure enough money to keep her during the few years she has to live. When her husband died in May 1898 he provided in his will that the son should be the executor of the estate together with his mother and if it became necessary to provide support for the mother that the property should be sold. There is remaining a farm valued at $1,500. The $900 that was left in a fund is now exhausted.
John MALER of 823 Cherry Street a carpenter in the employ of the Lackawanna railroad met a tragic death yesterday by coming in contact with a live wire while at work. He was 43 years of age and besides his wife he is survived by the following children, Mrs Edward KROLL, the Misses Kate, Rose and Louise, Messrs Gustav, Alfred and Archibald. Two brothers also survive, Charles of this city and Julius MALER of Newark, NJ.
Mr & Mrs Charles KIRST of 1101 Cedar Ave have announced the engagement of their daughter Lauretta to Joseph RADER, bookkeeper at the Lackawanna Brewery. The wedding will take place in June.
A Lackawanna train crew came across the mangled remains of a man later identified as Henry MURRAY of 125 Chestnut Street, Dunmore. He has two sisters living in this city, his mother is an inmate of the Hillside Home.
Rodney A. HARVEY a well known GAR veteran living at 418 North Irving Ave died Sunday. The funeral will take place on Wednesday with burial in Washburn Street Cemetery.
Allen M. MASSER formerly of Scranton, now of Peoria, IL is engaged to Miss Rose INGRAHAM of Natchez. She is the daughter of the late Colonel INGRAHAM and grand niece of Jeff DAVIS. For the past several years she has been a resident of Chicago. She will leave shortly for a tour of Europe and in June she will be met in London by Mr MASSER and there the marriage will be celebrated.
Miss Julia O'HORA died early yesterday at her mother's home on Chestnut Street. Besides her mother she is survived by the following brothers and sisters, Mrs Michael COOKE of Scranton, Mrs J. H. REEDY of Brooklyn, NY, Misses Margaret, Sarah and Patrick also of Brooklyn, NY, James of Chicago, IL also Michael and Thomas of this place. The funeral will take place today from St Mary's Church.
John BROWN, 66, an inmate at the Hillside Home for 30 years died yesterday morning at the home. Its is believe he has a sister living in the area and the body will be held pending the arrival of her.
Arthur MONAHAN was yesterday granted a divorce from his wife Catherine MONAHAN who deserted him.
Joseph N. CERINE was given the benefit of a decree in divorce from Elizabeth CERINE.
Charles KLINE of 917 Willow Street committed suicide last evening by inhaling the fumes from a gas stove. He was discovered by his housekeeper Mrs Mary REILLY. He had been despondent over the loss of his wife who had been buried less than a month ago. He was employed as a mechanical engineer by the Scranton Gas and Water Company. He was 35 and his father holds a very responsible position in Germany, being chief engineer of Freiburg, a city in the southern part of the country.
William H. WILLIAMS, 49, of Locust Street died at the home of Mr Howell MORGANS of Luzerne Street last evening. A wife, three brothers and sisters survive him.
The estate of Charles R. PITCHER will be sold at sheriff's sale next Friday.
George CASEY, 12, son of Mrs James CASEY of 424 Fourth Ave Bellevue died on Saturday. The funeral was yesterday with burial in Cathedral Cemetery.
William MORGAN a former resident of this side died at Retreat, Luzerne Co on Sunday. He is survived by one son in law Edward GREAME, Sr and several grandchildren. The funeral is today with burial in Hollenback Cemetery, Wilkes Barre.
A son has been born to Mr & Mrs David MORGAN of Farr Street.
On Wednesday May 6th, Thos. LLOYD and Miss Elizabeth MILLS will be united in marriage at the home of the bride's parents on North GARFIELD Ave.
Wednesday, April 29, 1908
Christopher BATEMAN a well known resident of this city (Carbondale) met with a most distressing accident yesterday in the lower round house of the Delaware and Hudson Company. He was caught between the tank of an engine and the wall of the round house and squeezed. He was taken to the hospital and his wife summoned. He was 49 and had been a resident of this city for years. Interment will be in Maplewood Cemetery.
Mrs John JUDGE died yesterday after a 6 weeks illness. She had fallen down a flight of stairs a year ago and her health had not been good ever since. She was born in Ireland about 63 years ago and had been a resident here for the past 45 years. She is survived by the following sons and daughters, John, of Montana, Thomas, Joseph, Mrs Andrew PIDGEON, Frank, James and Marie all of this city. The funeral will be Wednesday from her late home No 71 Gordon Ave with, followed by a high mass with interment in St Rose Cemetery.
Mr & Mrs Joseph BANNON of Green Street are mourning the loss of their 3 year old daughter. The funeral will take place today with burial in St Rose Cemetery.
The CRAWFORD will was certified yesterday. The returning of the certificate by Judge EDWARDS marks the close of the history of the will contest brought by George B. SCHOOLEY to sustain a will alleged to have been signed Jan 30, 1905 by J. L. CRAWFORD, Mrs CRAWFORD now has absolute control of the estate as executrix while SCHOOLEY is in the penitentiary by his own confession.
Charles NACK, 24, tired of life, of Marshwood bade his friends good by saying he was going away and did not know when he would return then went to the railroad, removed his coat and vest and laid down across the tracks and waited for a train. He was found later after being struck by a trip of coal cars. His father observing the despondent condition had followed him but was not able to reach him before the engine struck him.
Letters of Testamentary: Estate of Susan SPENCER late of the city of Scranton deceased, payment should be made to F. M. SPENCER, C. W. SPENCER, Elsie S. CRANE, John G. SHERWOOD, Executors. S. B. PRICE & James K. GEARHART, Attorneys for Estate.
The engagement is announced of Miss Mary E. BOGART, daughter of Mr & Mrs Samuel Stoeton BOGART of 2 East Forty Second Street, NY and Dumont, NJ to J. Arch MEARS, son of Joseph A. MEARS, 1020 Electric Ave.
The funeral of Thomas MAGUIRE an aged resident was held from the home of his son Thomas MAGUIRE, No 616 Orchard Street and the Cathedral yesterday, burial was in Cathedral Cemetery. He came to this country from Ireland about 53 years ago and most of the time has been a resident of this city. He is survived by five sons, Michael, John, Patrick, James and Edward all of this city.
Mrs W. B. DUGGAN of the Associate Charities is of the opinion that the child found on a culm dump in the city of Wilkes Barre is the same child that was brought to her office a few days ago by a strange woman who was seeking aid and asked that the child be taken care of. The woman said her name was Anna WELLS and she lived in Wilkes Barre. The woman left the office and did not return.
George T. MATTHEWS and old resident of the city died at his home 432 Madison Ave yesterday. He celebrated his 80th birthday on Feb 14th last. He was born in England and brought to this country at the age of 4, his family settled in Sullivan County. After his marriage with Mary SHEPHARD 41 years ago he came to Scranton where he secured employment with the Lackawanna Steel Company. For over 20 years he was superintendent of the brass department. Besides his wife, Mr MATTHEWS is survived by one son, M. S. MATTHEWS, of Brooklyn, PA and two daughters, Mrs F. L. WARREN of 1716 Penn Ave and Mrs Fred W. THOMAS of 436 Madison Age, also three sisters, Mrs Jane CADY of Portland, OR, Mrs Libbie HOPKINS of Passaic, NJ and Mrs Grace GILLIS of Prompton, PA. The deceased was a member of the Providence Presbyterian Church, and Lincoln Lodge of Odd Fellows. Burial will be Thursday in the Forest Hill Cemetery.
Mr Colon DAVIS of Olyphant and Miss Cora YUNK of Archbald will be united in marriage at the home of the bride by the pastor of the Archbald German Presbyterian Church.
Mr David MUIR formerly of this place has just returned on a furlough from Soudan, Africa where he has been a missionary under the Christian and Missionary Alliance board.
Miss Isabella ROSS and Mr Thaddeus FLYNN were united in marriage by the Rev Father MC GUICKEN the assistant pastor of the church. Miss Mary GILLESPIE was the bridesmaid and Mr Michael J. DONOHOE the best man.
Miss Mabel ALVORD of Washington Ave spent Sunday with Carbondale friends.
Gideon ALLEN an aged and highly respected resident of Harford died recently at the home of his son Stephen ALLEN. Interment was made at South Montrose.
George E. CLIFF born July 10, 1820 died April 23, 1908 at the age of 88. Mr CLIFF was one of Sterling's old landmarks. A. B. CLIFF of Philadelphia was present for the funeral as well as Lenore and Lottie CLIFF of Scranton, A. C. ANGEL and Ab. PHILLIPS of Angels.
On Monday in Factoryville, Mr & Mrs George SISSON entertained a number of friends in honor of his mother, Mrs Isabelle SISSON's eightieth birthday. Those present were Mrs Chloe MC ALPINE, Mrs Sarah GARDNER, Mrs Jennie CAPWELL, Mrs Ellias REYNOLDS, Mrs Elizabeth BROWNING, Mrs Mary REYNOLDS, Mrs Lorinda MATHEWSON, Mrs PIKE, Miss Amy CAPWELL & Miss WATTS.
Mr & Mrs John CORBY had a daughter on Saturday.
Thursday, April 30, 1908
Miss Rosella SCOTT daughter of Mr & Mrs John SCOTT of Ontario Street was united in marriage last evening at St Rose Church to Judson J. MANNING of Devine Ave. She was attended by her cousin Miss Mary RAU of Bradford and the groom was attended by Edward W. GERRITY of this city.
Timothy MC GARRY prominent among the best known men in the city died yesterday at the family residence on Terrace Street. He had suffered for some years with cirrhosis of the liver. He was the second son to the late Patrick MC GARRY. Timothy was born in County Roscommon, Ireland 63 years ago and came with the family to this country at the age of 5. He worked continuously for the Delaware and Hudson Company for 43 years. He was a faithful and consistent member of the Holy Name Society and is survived by his wife and two daughters, Sister Mary Concepta of the order of the immaculate Heart, and Miss Sadie of this city, one sister Mrs Henry J. BRENNAN of Salem Ave and two brothers, Michael and Patrick.
Miss May BUCKMAN was united in marriage to Robert ALTMAN of Olyphant yesterday at the Chapel of Trinity Episcopal Church. The bride was given away by her father, there was no attendants.
Patrick TOOLAN of Childs, died yesterday after a brief illness of pneumonia. His sister, Mrs Harry FLANNERY was buried about 3 weeks ago. He is survived by his wife and three children.
Katherine Anna ANDERSON, widow of Humphrey S. ANDERSON, who was a prominent lawyer of Brooklyn, NY thirty years ago and whose death occurred in 1880, died at her home, 564 ?? Henry Street of that city early Tuesday morning. She was born in Lyons, NY, March 15, 1844 and was the only daughter of Rev. Phillip H. DENNLEY a Lutheran clergyman of Alsatian birth. In 1863 she married Mr ANDERSON and her home had been for nearly forty years at Brooklyn. She is survived by twelve nieces and nephews one of who is Mrs Walter COBB of Dundaff and one of the heirs to her uncle's vast estate which his wife had the life use.
Mrs Sophronia Silvis GREY died at the home of her daughter Mrs Henry GRIMSHAW last Thursday of blood poison in her arm after 6 weeks of intense suffering. Mrs GREY (GRAY) was born in PA January 27, 1831 and after her marriage to Martin GRAY they lived in the same state for a time and then came to Wisconsin locating at Mauston where they resided until Mr GRAY's death when she moved to Elroy and engaged in the millinery business which she conducted for several years. She retired from business and remained to make her home in this city. Three children survive her, Mrs Henry GRIMSHAW, of this city, Homer GRAY of Macolmb, IL and Fred GRAY of Chicago. Sophronia and her husband were residents of Hyde Park in the early 50's at that time Scranton was called Slocum Hollow. She was a sister next in age to Rev. Levi SILVINS and Mrs D. B. MORGAN of Peckville, also C. E. SILVINS formerly of Green Ridge now of Roselle Park, NJ.
Attorney EDWARDS married over a year. Public Announcement made yesterday of the wedding on December 26, 1906 in New York City. Attorney John R. EDWARDS, son of Hon. and Mrs H. M. EDWARDS to Miss Margaret R. WILLIAMS of New York. Mrs EDWARDS is a daughter of Mrs William WILLIAMS of 81st Street. The ceremony was performed in St Michael's Episcopal Church by the rector, Rev. Harold LEE and witnessed by one a few intimate friends of the couple. They were attended by Miss JEFFREYS and Mr W. L. DOUGLASS.
Elizabeth MARSHALL, 58, died in Scranton, PA April 29, 1908.
Cecillia SHEARIN died in Scranton, PA April 29, 1908.
Two locomotives of the Lackawanna road claimed two victims yesterday one being Conductor James GINLEY of Dunmore and the other a young man living near Tobyhanna. All efforts to identify the man were unsuccessful last evening, initials P. J. were found on a piece of clothing. Mr GINLEY was one of the oldest men in the employ of the Lackawanna Company and was single. His mother Mrs Ann GINLEY and four sisters, Mrs John BLANCH, Mrs Anthony BLANCH, Bridget and Nellie survive.
Next Sunday the annual memorial exercises of the Scranton Aerie No 314 Fraternal Order of Eagles will take place at the Poli Theater. Since their last memorial services one year ago, four members had died, C. E. L. HAAS, William E. SULLIVAN, Peter J. ROSAR and John W. BARNES.
Mr Fred HENKELMAN a clerk at Westpfahl's Store has been married ever since last August to Miss Emma PONTIUS of 508 Cedar Ave. Relatives of both were unaware that a martial relationship existed and Fred let it slip out. They had both continued to live at their respective homes and to all outward appearances were mere acquaintances.
Miss Frances KLAUMINZER became the bride of Lester HILTON, at the home of the bride's parents 610 Pittston Ave on Tuesday. The groom is employed on the Boston and Albany railroad and his bride was formerly employed as instructor at the International Correspondence Schools of this city. They will reside in Boston.
Mr John QUINN of 635 Maple St and Miss Winifred MACKEY of Utica, NY were united in marriage this morning at the Nativity Church. The bride was attended by her sister, Augusta MACKEY and Thomas O'MALLEY was the groomsman.
Mrs Fred BETZ (nee REIBEL) died at her home, 444 Tenth Ave after an illness of several months. She is survived by her husband and three children, Frank, Fred and Margaret, also two sisters, Mrs Edward C. KLOSS of Buffalo, Mrs Oswald VELTZ of Ogden, Utah and one brother Adam REIBEL of this city. The funeral was from the home on Monday with interment in the German Catholic Cemetery.
A child of Mr & Mrs John C. SILLVAN died yesterday morning.
John ROCK a former resident of this side died Monday at his home in Kingston, PA where he has resided during the past year. Mr ROCK was an uncle of Patrolman John MC COLLIGAN.
Mrs Mary J. DAVIS, Mrs Elizabeth MARSHALL and Miss Cecilia SHEARIN passed away yesterday.
Mrs Mary J. DAVIS, widow of the late John R. DAVIS died at about noon yesterday at her home, 1627 Price Street, aged 63. Cause of death was diabetes. She was born in Neath, Bradford Co, PA and is survived by seven children Mr F. J. JENNINGS of Forest City, Miss Elizabeth DAVIS, and Mrs Wm. F. DAVIS, also of Forest City, Adah and Annie DAVIS, Mrs John D. LEACH of Jamestown, NY and Mrs John F. DAVIS a member of Bauer's band.
Mrs Elizabeth MARSHALL of 412 South Ninth Ave, wife of Isaiah MARSHALL, died of pneumonia yesterday. She was born in Ireland but had been a resident of this city for 22 years. She is survived by her husband and three sons, William John at home, Joseph, of Newark, NJ and Isaiah of Washington, NJ and one daughter Miss Martha MARSHALL at home.
Miss Cecilia SHEARIN of Price Street and Van Buren Ave died yesterday.
Mr Maurice VAIL and Miss Pearl WARD were married at the residence of the bride's parents Mr & Mrs Theron WARD on Wednesday, April 22nd by Elder VAIL of Waverly.
The marriage of Miss Anna WHYTE of the North End to Herbert BOWEN of Duryea will take place at the home of her mother on Thursday.
The funeral of John WILLIAMSON, son of Mrs Thomas CRANSTON of the North End took place on Tuesday with interment in the Langcliffe Cemetery.
Mrs TRIEBLE a well known resident of Nicholson Township died last week and her body was brought to Stark Cemetery for burial on Sunday.
Mabel WILLIAMS of Tunkhannock was joined in matrimony with Charley WATERMAN out Laceyville way. In due time two children were born to them. Mabel was coaxed away from his home his bed and board by Jasper EVERETT. Charley brought action for alienation of his wife's affections against EVERETT. Later on the 30th of January, Charley was found unconscious near the Black Walnut Station of the Lehigh Valley Railroad. EVERETT was later arrested. Now Mabel has filed divorce papers her self.
Mrs Mary A. BIDWELL wife of Veteran George M. BIDWELL died at her home at Arlington, Salem Township April 17 of apoplexy at the age of 67 lacking one day. She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Sally AMMERMAN of Avoy and the last of their 12 children. She is survived by her husband, three sons, M. S. of Carbondale, Floyd, of Chicago, and George of NY, four daughters, Amy, wife of Frank WALKER of Bidwell Hill; Mrs Dora SIMONS of Ariel, Helen wife of James NOBLE and Lulu at the homestead, two sons in law and one daughter in law and fourteen grandchildren. Interment was in Arlington Cemetery.
Mr Bert ROSENKRANS of Walls Corner, Wyoming Co, PA is moving his family near Hancock, NY where he will work on a lumber tract for Mr Fred CASTLE.
Mrs Sylvia SMITH of Centerville, Salem Township was buried in the Salem Cemetery last Tuesday.
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