President Judge—Hon. Alfred Hand
Additional Law Judge—R. W. Archbald
Sheriff—W. J. Lewis
Prothonotary—Thomas H. Dale
Treasurer—Joseph B. Van Bergen
Recorder—E. D. Jenkins
District Attorney—Henry M. Edwards
Clerk of the Courts—W. G. Daniels
Register—E. A. Atherton
County Commissioners—H. F. Halstead, William Franz, William Burk
County Auditors—John Morris, H. F. Wardell, Edward Coleman
County Surveyor—J. L. Lawrence
County Superintendent of Schools—N. S. Davis
County Solicitor—L. A. Watres
Coroner—G. Edgar Dean, M. D.
Jury Commissioners—W. W. Wallace, W. F. Loftus
|Mayor—F. A. Beamish
City Solicitor—I. H. Burns
City Controller—Edward C. Dimmick
City Engineer—E. F. Blewitt
City Treasurer—P. J. Ruane
Street Commissioner—John Nape
|President Select Council—J. B. Faries
Clerk Select Council—M. T. Lavell
President Common Council—P. J. Messitt
Clerk Common Council—A. Keifer
President Board of Control—G. A. Fuller
Secretary Board of Control—John R. Farr
City Superintendent—Joseph Roney
|First||J. B. Faries||W. B. Christmas||G. W. Benedict|
|Second||P. O’Donnell||John A. LaBar||Marshall Preston|
|Third||John Saltry||J. A. McNamara||Thomas Connor|
|Fourth||David E. Hughes||Robert R. Williams||David J. Bevan|
|Fifth||Reese G. Brooks||John R. Richards||John Morris|
|Sixth||P. J. Mahon||George J. Duhigg||John W. Millett|
|Seventh||Patrick Barrett||John J. Loftus||M. J. Kelly|
|Eighth||Fred Durr||George R. Suydam||F. L. Wormser|
|Ninth||Joseph L. Medway||C. E. Chittenden||G. A. Fuller|
|Tenth||George Frey||Jacob Shafer||Charles Wagner|
|Eleventh||Charles Neuls||Philip Kirst||A. Weinschenck|
|Twelfth||M. J. Mahon||George Frable||Joseph McNally|
|Thirteenth||M. A. Goodwin||B. F. Killam||J. Benjamin Dimmick|
|Fourteenth||Martin Scanlon||W. H. Keim||John R. Farr|
|Fifteenth||Joseph D. Lloyd||John J. Flanaghan||Jeremiah Hawker|
|Sixteenth||William Kellow||Nathaniel Halstead||Daniel Langstaff|
|Seventeenth||Charles F. Mattes||F. H. Clemons||H. A. Kingsbury|
|Eighteenth||M. J. Burns||P. J. Messett||P. Harrison|
|Ninteenth||Dennis Kelly||J. F. Miller||F. A. Beamish|
|Twentieth||Patrick Corcoran||Martin M. Lavelle||John Gibbons|
|Twenty-first||Thomas Hart||Patrick Phillips||T. J. Quinnan|
Board of Revision and Appeal
Thomas Hart, David C. Hughes, G. J. Duhigg, M. J. Mahon, W. H. Keim, Charles Neuls, J. R. Richards, Walter B. Christmas, John Flanaghan. President, G. J. Duhigg. Clerk, M. T. Lavelle.
Board of Health
- President—F. A. Beamish
- Secretary—Lawrence Duhigg
- Sanitary Policeman—J. J. Dever
- Health Officer—John O’Malley, M. D.
Samuel T. Jones, Lewis Pughe, H. B. Rockwell, Daniel Williams, P. J. Murphy, Enos Flynn, John Stewart. President, Samuel T. Jones. Secretary, E. J. Lynett. Treasurer, E. J. Dimmick. Superintendent Hillside Farm, George W. Beemer. Resident Physician Hillside Farm, H. Lackey, M. D. Outdoor Physician, W. W. Ives.
Twelve companies. Chief Engineer, E. Zizelman; District Engineers, W. A. Mulley, William Davis, H. R. Madison, Fred. Miller, T. A. Duhigg, C. W. Rehner.
Board of Trade
Organized December 12, 1867
- President—J. A. Price
- Vice-President—L. N. Kramer
- Treasurer—A. W. Dickson
- Secretary—R. W. Luce
- Trustees—William Connell, William H. Perkins, G. A. Fuller
- First—Rev. Owen James, pastor.
- First German—Rev. J. H. Meyers, pastor.
- First Welsh—Rev. J. W. Williams, D. D., pastor.
- Jackson street—Rev. N. C. Naylor, pastor.
- Penn avenue—Rev. David Spencer, D. D., pastor.
- Providence Welsh—Rev. J. E. Davis, pastor.
- Adams avenue—Rev. L. C. Muller, pastor.
- German—Rev. Jacob Kolb, pastor; Rev. Diedrick Pape, assistant.
- Green Ridge—Rev. H. H. Dresser, pastor.
- Hyde Park—Rev. G. M. Colville, pastor.
- Park Place—Rev. J. A. Faulkner, pastor.
- African—Rev. W. H. Pride, pastor.
- Providence—Rev. A. J. Van Cleft, pastor.
- South Hampton street-Rev. G. O. Lewis, pastor.
- St. Luke’s—Rev. H. C. Swentzel, rector.
- St. David’s Church of the Good Shepherd—Rev. Charles Breck, D. D., rector.
- Holy Trinity—Rev. M. L. Zweizig, pastor.
- St. Peter’s—Rev. Eugene Weisskopiff, pastor.
- Zion—Rev. P. F. Zitzelman, pastor.
- Bellevue Welsh—Rev. J. T. Morris, pastor.
- First Welsh—Rev. R. F. Jones, pastor.
- Providence—No pastor at present.
- Green Ridge—Rev. Truman Finn, pastor.
ST. PATRICK’S ORPHAN ASYLUM
Location—1425 Jackson street. President, Rt. Rev. William O’Hara; Vice-President, Rev. D. O’Haran; Treasurer, Very Rev. Moses Whitty; Secretary, D. W. Connolly.
Location, 412 Franklin avenue. President, C. W. Roesler; Treasurer, E. C. Fuller; Secretary, D. N. Green, superintendent, H. D. Gardner, M. D.
Hospital Directors—G. W. Roesler, D. N. Green, J. C. Platt, James Ruthven, Rev. Father Coffey, Thomas Phillips, Nicholas Washburn, Hon. Alfred Hand.
Executive Committee—C. [sic] W. Roesler, Hon. A. Hand, James Ruthven, N. Washburn, D. N. Green.
Medical Board—W. W. Ives, W. K. Dolan, L. M. Gates, A. Strang, L. H. Gibbs, L. L. Rea, A. J. Connell, H. V. Logan, J. W. Gibbs, C. L. Frey, G. E. Dean, T. F. Heebner.
HOME FOR THE FRIENDLESS
Location, 725 Adams avenue. President, Mrs. James Blair; Vice-President, Mrs. George L. Dickson; Chief Manager, Mrs. Thomas Moore; Recording Secretary, Mrs. W. D. Kennedy; Corresponding Secretary, Mrs. G. P. Matthews; Treasurer, Mrs. D. Langstaff; Matron, Mrs. Owens.
Managers—Mrs. A. E. Hunt, Mrs. J. R. Fordham, Mrs. C. B. Scott, Mrs. C. D. Simpson, Mrs. W. W. Winton, Mrs. E. S. Moffitt, Mrs. B. F. Fillmore, Mrs. W. H. Perkins, Mrs. R. W. Luce, Mrs. J. L. Stelle, Mrs. J. Genter, Mrs. H. A. Loveland, Mrs. S. N. Stetler, Mrs. James P. Dickson, Mrs. L. B. Powell, Mrs. T. H. Dale, Mrs. O. P. Clark, Mrs. Joseph Ober, Mrs. S. A. Brightman, Mrs. E. G. Judd, Mrs. William Von Storch, Mrs. H. A. Masser, Mrs. A. Chamberlain, Mrs. A. Hendricks.
Young Men’s Christian Association
Rooms, 432 Lackawanna avenue. President, William Connell; Treasurer, William L. Connell; Secretary, T. T. Horney; Librarian, J. J. Van Nort.
Rooms, 26 Lackawanna avenue. Arthur Lucas, Secretary.
DEMOCRATIC COUNTY CONVENTION
The Democratic County Convention was held in the Court House September 3, John F. Connolly, permanent chairman. The following nominations were made:
The Republican County Convention was held in the Court House August 18, John T. Howe, permanent chairman. The following ticket was nominated:
William J. Burke, Chairman
Wendell Maclay, Secretary
P. J. Ruane, Treasurer
P. F. Tierney, John Gibbons, J. D. Stocker, M. E. McDonald, Richars J. Gallagher, M. A. Dockerty, William P. McTighe, John F. Connolly, Daniel Campbell, John Rosen, B. J. Neville, Captain William Burke, Issac Swartz, B. F. Evans, Patrick Mulherrin
REPUBLICAN COUNTY COMMITTEE
T. Frank Penman, Chairman
Everett Warren, Secretary
George Mitchell, jr., Assistant Secretary
William F. Keisel, Treasurer
George Farber, L. A. Watres, J. T. Williams, N. C. Mackey Reese G. Brooks, G. M. Watson, C. W. Rhodes, Charles Neuls, James Young, J. H. Thomas, James J. Williams, H. W. Northrup, David C. Phillips, Andrew D. Lord, L. C. Bortree
Thirteenth Regiment, Third Brigade, N. G. Pa.
(Headquarters, Scranton, Pa)
FIELD AND STAFF
F. L. Hitchcock, Colonel
E. H. Ripple, Lieutenant-Colonel
H. A. Coursen, Major
E. J. Dimmick, First Lieutenant and Adjutant
J. H. Albro, First Lieutenant and Second Major
H. V. Logan, M. D. Surgeon
A. J. Connell, C. L. Frey, Assistant M. D. Surgeons
Rev. S. C. Logan, Chaplain
Everett Warren, Sergeant: Major
A. P. Bedford, Quartermaster-Sergeant
Wm. Morton, Commissary Sergeant
Edward Evans, Hospital Steward
John Hays, Principal Musician
James Carey, Drum Major
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