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TIIE SCKANTTON TrMI5tJNJ!3-3ritlDA.Y tOUNING. JANUARY 1, 1897.
tReadcrn will plensa note that naver-Msi"-mente,
orders for Job work, and Items for
publication left nt the establishment of
Shannon & Co., nowBdenleis, North Main
struct, will receive prompt nttentlonj or
lice open from 8 a, in, to 10 p. in.
AN AFFLICTED FAMILY.
Mr. nnil .1lr. T. .1. SMiiiiit .Mourn the
Death il Two Children.
Two weeks B.RO Lucy, the eldest
(laughter of Mr unil Mia. Thomas J.
Skliinur, of South Tennca strct suf
fered ft oin an attack of nu'liiliraiieoui
(roup. She lliiReied until hint Wednes
day, and was then eulled suwiy. After
ti few hunts' Illness the younf,est child,
Mnitha, nine months old, died veiy sud
denly ypstenlaj fiom Inllamniation of
the luniri. And now the uilllcted pur
uits feat that theii little son, Andrew,
three jents. of age, Miffetinir tiom dlpli
thiTln, u lit also bo taken, as his death
seems llkel to ocelli
The luneial services of llttli? Lucy,
aped lcui yeais and four months, weie
held In prhatc yestuiday afternoon.
The jouiiKi-st will be bulled tills aCUr
ncoii, the funeral being private.
.Simdii) School (Mass Ihitortniii nt the
Iti'Miloiiuo ol .1. II. Itllll.
Mrs. .lames Thompson's Sunday
school class were pleasantly elitei talli
ed on AVednesday evening by Mrs. J.
12. Hun at liPt liome on Lincoln ave
nue The eseiiliiK was passed with
much pleasure, and the uclal enter
tainment was piijujod by tin- quests.
ltefreshinent weie seied by the hos
tess. Anions the RUests were: Mis. Oscar
Morgan, Mrs. Homer Ultchlns, Mis.
Fluiente Puupor. Mis. JlngK'le Haln
int,' Mis Itobert Vatinan, Mis. Hlsted,
Mis. Person. Mis. Claidner, Misses
Sarah Oenond. I'miieles Kase, Anna
Moihs, fane Benedict, and Mis. James
.Misses Cdith and Ituth lluiley r.ntcr
tnin Two Hundred I'rieuiN.
Xearly two hundred young people
weie entertained on Wednesday tveii
IiiK at the "Watt hulldliiB by Misses
L'dith and Huth Ualley.
The leceptlon loom vas beautifully
dtioiated with plants and feins, and
the tables weie tastefully auanged foi
the lame nuinbei of Riiests.
1'iofessor Filth pieslded at the piano
and dHiKinur was enjojed until the
quests depaited for home The follow
ing ladles (insisted In the dining loom In
seilng lelieshments- Misses Jessie
AVatt, Jessie Mooie, Flora Hnnlson,
Utile Vannan, Maiy Watt, Oram Hath
away and Lillian linker.
TRUSTY OFFICIAL RESIGNS.
William Uowpis Jlutircs fiom the
hen ice ol tlio I). A. II. Co.
Afier thlity ;. eais' service In the coal
depaitment of the Delawaie and Hud
son fumpany, William How era has re
tlietl on account of 111 health. His po
sition will be lllled, It Is thought, by the
appointment of Kobei t Cuter.
Mr. Lioweis is well known all
Unough the region as a man en-r-getle
and attentive to his duties. Much
regtet Is expitssed that Ill-health com
pels lilm to leliie from active service.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL NOTES.
Justice and ills Uljiin, of Simpson,
were In Scranton yesterday, where they
went to attend the luntial of l'hlllp Dui
kln Miss Elizabeth Abbott, of the Wilkes
fiane city hospital, is spuidlng the auy
Mi. and Mis. William Allllei and grand
on, Wllllu Wis, ate visiting in Jere
Mis. John Kelly Is visiting filends In
Miss Jennie Butler entertained her Sun.
day school class at liei home, on Canaan
stieet, AVednesday evening:.
The Delawato and Iludton shops arw
the gialty ioad shut down labt evening
until Jan. I.
AIis. Frank Oatney, of Kingston, is vis
iting her patents in this city.
Conductor Kenwoith expects to leave
the hospital today and return to his home.
AIis Marion Ciniio and Miss Florence
Hanlsou spent esteula In Moosle.
Mls Katlnju I'ace is visiting ftiends in
Alls. J. B. A'an Bergan was called to
Clieen Ridge this week by the lllue.s of
bet slstei, Mrs. Fotdham.
Miss Alary Pwwderlj Is visiting filends
in Sciaulon and l'lttston.
.Mis. .1. K. Burr entettalned the mem
bers of AIis. James Thompson's Sunday
si hool elass Wednusduy evenl.-ir. Re
fieshments were served and a very pleas
ant time was enjoved by all preset!.
Alios Angela Bits, of Washington street,
is visiting In New Yutk city.
Aliss May Kilpatrlck, of Darte ave
nue, Is enteitalmng Miss LlUa Oobotne,
of Jeimyn, who is a. student at Allllers
Mlle. Air. and AInr. John Tax and family will
remove from Garfield avenue some time
during this month to the Andrew house,
coiner of Washington stieet and Washing
Hew Marshall, of Forest City, otilciated
at Trinity chJt-oh last evening and will
alo olllciate at the communion sei vice at
10 b'cloek this inoimng.
Rev. 12. J. Balsley is in New York city
Fied Moon Ins been trans'erred from
Alill Cieek, whti) he has been Ul"graph
opeiator for the Delaware and Hudson
for tlio past three years. Air Moon s new
position is at tlio Union station In C'jf
Miss Minnie Campbell, of Long Isl
and City, Is the guest of tlio Misses
Jennie and Flotance Cannon.
William rinch, of Sctunton, visited
relatives here on Christmas.
Mr. and Mis. 12. J. Kennedy and
daughter, Lou, of Stroudsbuig, spent
a few days last week with Mr. and Mrs.
P. S. Posten.
Miss Blanche Andrews, of Scranton,
Hocking Chairs, Centra Tables,
Stands, Screens, J'lctures, Has
socks, Carpet Svvcepera, Rugs and
.Mats, and the largest and finest
assortment of Carpet.-, In the city,
1'UlCliS always the lowest,
Carpets, Wall Papers and Draperies,
419 LACKA. AVENUE.
stent Christinas with MIsa Mollle
Mr. and Mrs. N. S. Brltton and sons,
Hal mid Newton, of Tobylianna, apent
Christmas with friends In town,
O. J. Gaige, of Philadelphia, Mr. and
Mm. S. 11. Whltlock, of Baltlmoie, and
Mis. 9. Simons, of San Antonio, ate
Visiting their parents, Mr. and Mis.
H. C. Onlge.
H. Loren Clements left for New Yoik
Wednesday after spending n few days
with his parents, Mr. and Airs. W. F.
11. L. Cage Dalrymple, who Is at
tending a schol of phatmacy In Balll
niote, la spundlng his vacation with his
uncle and uunt, Air. and Alts. II. L.
Air. and Alr. 11. r. Post and daugh
ters, Belle and Alary, and Miss Floia
Sayre, of Scranton, spent n few days
last week with their parents, Air. and
Mis. J. F. Sayie.
The Tilbune wishes its many sub
set Ibers In Taylor and Old Forge a
Happy New Year.
Last evening the martlagu of Miss
Mary Jan, the accomplished dnughter
of Air. and Airs. Lewis M. Reese, of
Union street, and David Beecham, was
solemnized at the homo of the bilde's
parents, Rev. J. M. Lloyd, pet funned
Aliss Delia Weber, of Pltston, Is vis
iting at the home of John Weber on
The Young Alen's Dramatic club will
produce the drama of four acts enti
tled, "The Midnight Chaige," with all
the scenic effects, at Weber's link on
Januuiy 15 and 1C. It Is one of the
best ui eductions, and must be seen to
Today u shooting match will take
place In the noith end of the boiough
for $10 a side between Reese Pi Ice, of
Kendham, and Alfred Williams of the
Mrs. Huntzlnger, of this place, has
been spending the past lew days with
her mother, Mts. Reese, In Hyde Paik.
The entertainment given on Wednes
day evening at the fair under the aus
pices of the St. Joseph's society at Alln
ooka was an excellent one and was
gieatly enjoyed by tlio gieat number
who were ptesent. The Moosle band
were pte?vnt and discoursed some ex
cellent music during the forepart of
the evening, and the remainder of the
piogramme was taken care of by the
Anthiaclte Glee club of this town. Th'y
rendered the lollovving selections dining
the evening: "On the Sea," "Comtades
In Arms," and "Johnny Smoker."
The Scranton Tilbune unnual ap
peals this morning with our faithful
newsboys who will have them for
Arthur J. Moore, a student at the
University of Pennsylvania, Is spending
the holidays with Ills patents.
Miss Gerttude Noithup is ill at her
home with the giip.
The Christmas exer.M&es were cele
brated at No. 1 school house last Wed
nesday evening. Presents weie given
to all the young meinbets of the Sun
TREASURY DEBT STATEMENT,
I2ci)S! of r.vpciutitures fur .luiiiiuo
Will Ho l.',UOO,(M0.
Washington, Dec. 31. The treasury
debt statement which will be Issued
Satuiday will show that the deficit for
the Ilrst six months of the cut tent fis
cal year, is in lound figures $39,000,000.
For the month -of December, in round
numbers the receipts weie $!.,g00,000,
and the expenditures $2",200,000, mak
ing an excess of receipts over expendl
tutes of $600,000.
On aecotint of the lieav y interest
chaises and unusual expenditures Inci
dent to January, the excess of expendl-tutr-s
over lecelpts for Junuary Is es
timated at $15,000,000.
SPECIAL EFFORT TO
Extra Cast. Extra
H B F 03 Bra Watm lt
W II -ti ?S m vn v
I mM I f k f W
BSMkfcgS IW3a am.
G. II. Yost made a business tilp to
Vnndllng yesteiday. All. lost Is push
ing the insurance business In a com
William Stephens called on filends In
Justice of the Peace C. V. Helmet
made a business tilp to Hoi union jes
Webb Hamlin, of Client Bend, Is vis
iting in town.
Alessts. Jumes and Joseph Connois,
of the Kast Side, aie veiy 111.
John Hogarth assisted in a concert nt
Hancock on Tuesday. All. lfogaith's
ability as a eotnetlst, is of no low
Harvey A'ankleek was victimised by
two sttangeis on Wednisday. Tlio men
weie dtlvlng a hoise and wjjron. beat
ing the named of Freedinan ic Co.,
Exeter Boiough, thtougli town, and
while ascending the hill below tiro idd
Jeimyn lesidence, one of the wheels
of the wagon collapsed. The men
ought a blacksmith and weie directed
to Air. VanKleek'.s shop. Thev pur
chased a whed and hollowed a wt elicit
to put It on with. They promised to
pay foi the wheel when thev l etui tied
the wietuh, piobably they will but they
forgnt to do so then After leualilng
the wagon they diove wipldl.v In the
dliectlon of Aichbald without fulfilling
the piomlse they had made. Air. Van
Kleek appealed befoie Sqttlie llelmes
and svvoio out a warrant for the an est
of the men.
Par ah, the two-year-old child of Air.
and Alts Glllmolv, of the 12ast Side,
died earl.v ester day morning of dlph
thnia. The funeial will take place
this afternoon. Interment will bo made
in Calvary cemetoiy, Mayfield. Another
child of the family was taken 111 yes
teiday with the same disease.
On Satuiday Hon. John F Reynolds,
the tepiesentatlve l'tom this dlsttict,
will go to Haiilsburg, and leinaln thete
until after the oiganlsuiitiun of the
house and senate on Tuesday.
Joseph Tennis, si'., spent Tuesday in
On Wednesday evening a suit wns
held befoio 'Sqitlte llelmes between
Mrs. AVallaoe Oakley, prosecutor, and
Allihael Camev. defendant. Attorney
II. 1. Carey eaied tor the Interests ot
the ptubt'iMitoi. Alls. Oakley tbatg-d
Cainey Willi stealing a chicken belong
ing to her husband, which lit valued at
five dolluis. Ah. Whltbeek vva.s the
main witness. When put on the stand
he slated that he lived near the proe
iilloi and on the same evening he heatd
u noise among the chickens, and upon
Investigation lie saw a man tunning
with a chicken He ran after the man,
who dinpped the chicken, nnd caught
him. Cainey was committed to jail,
but In soiiie unaccountable manner the
constable released the man at Atehbald,
nnd Is now accountable for the man's
appeaiancc at coin t.
Air William H, Tennis spent last
evening in Oaibondnle.
The giand ball held last evening by
the Cijstal File company, No. 1, was
hugely attended and a decided ucces-,
both financially and socially The hall
was dece.ated with Hags and bunting.
On the stage was the image of a bold
Hi email diessed as though at duty and
vaikui" other places- In the iial1 weie
placed emblems of the fire iltrhteis
fjilrov's oichostta furnished the music
in l heir usual ci editable manner, while
Pioiessor AltGial! attended to those on
Happy New Year to all.
Masses In St. Alaiy's chuich today
will be at S.30 and 10 30 o'clock.
Ah. C. II. iJiulfner and son, Geoige,
ate visiting filends In Danville.
Air. T. AIcGieil and son, Glen, accom
panied by her guest, Aliss Alatgatet By-
AND MANY HAPPY RETURNS, IS THE
! SPECIAL LAGER !
Attention of the Public Is Directed to
FURNISH THEIR PATRONS WITH THE FINEST QUALITY OF
Fine Quality. Will
and Much Pleasure
ers, will leave today for Wllllamspoi t,
vvheto they will spend seveial days.
Rev. Mr. AltCollum, of Auburn sem
Innrj, will occupy the pulpit of the
Presbyteilan chinch on Sunday.
Rev N G. Alakely, of Btooklyn, Is
vlsltlnj filends in town.
Miss Alary Calvey, of Newaik, N. .1.,
Is the guest of her uncle, Allchael Cal
vey, of this place.
Air. J. J. Muiahan will leave on .Mon
day morning for Hattlsbing, vvheto he
will act as representative of the Fifth
Aliss Alaiy Kearney has retuttud
home utter a few days' visit with
fileinlii In Schuylkill. She wns accom
panied home by her hiolher, Allchael.
who has been a. resident of that place
foi seVcial mouths.
Alts. L. 12. o'llilen, sr., Is visiting
ti lends In .leimyn.
Miss Saiah Taylor Is the guest of her
sister, Mis. Shea, of Peekville.
Air, and Mts. Charles Alkmarr and
family aie spending the day with
filends in Allnet's Mills.
Alls Jennie Henley, of Grove stieet,
Is setlously 111.
Tile Daughlets of St. Geoige conduct
ed an excellent entet talnment In O'Alal
ley's hall last evening. A suinpUiuus
lepust was sei veil at midnight.
Aliss Alalia Baitett, of Glove stieet,
Is seriously 111 of grip.
AIis. Thomas Keennn, of Pleasant
Hill, Is s.-ilously 111.
Aliss Hi ssie Webber Is visiting filends
The Langcllfie choir tendeicd their
leadei, John II. Geoige, a pleasant sur
mise at his lesidence In Greenwood last
evening Although not ptepaied lor
tlio event, Air and Alts Geoige proved
themselves ptjunl to the task of enter
taining the guests and a veiy enjojable
evening was spent. The inembets of
the choir lendtied several choice vocal
and Instrumental selections befoie
leaving for home at a late bout In a
chai let ed car over the tiolley line.
When jou take IlooU'! 1'iIU. 1 lie big, old fasli
loneil, sugar-coated pills, which tear von all to
pieces, are not la It with Hood's. 1'asv totaUo
amt cas to opei.ite, is tiuu
of Hood's I'llls, which aro
upto elite 111 cioij respect.
Safe, cei tain and sure. All
druggists '.",. t 1 Houd & Co., Lowell, Alius.
Tim onl) I'llls to take with Hood's S.irsapjrllla.
Business boom at Davis'
recognize this as the only
establish ment in Scran
ton where garments are
made to order at popular
poor garments at
prices. We make
garments at low prices,
and we are the only par
ties in Scranton that
have the facilities for so
Wl HAVK aS Wyoming Ave.
. J. Urt V 13, Arcade UulldliiK.
WISH OF THE CASEY & KELLY CO.
For the New Year's Business.
guarantee to Our Patrons a Splendid Hoi.
to the Consumers of Our Popular
Happy N?u) Year.
We prefer to count dollars
rather than shoes, regardless
of what the loss may be.
We quote figures to make
record-breaking sale. Never
were such money-saving
chances offered to the public.
Now is the time and here is
the place for unparalleled
7fi0 pair Alen's lliiamel und Ficnch
Patent Leather Shoes, legulnt pi Ice the
woild over $5 to !, out out pi Ice onlj
$.' 9S, nil stjJes and widths.
I,(i15 pair Alen's Hand-sewer Calf Shoes,
c.ilf-llned, regular pi Ice the wot Id ovei $3
to $J DO, our cut pi Ice only Jl.DS.
1.I3G pah Alen's Calf Hand-sewer Shoes,
wot th $.'.50 to $'), foi $1.75.
1 fiTi'i pair Alen's Utess and Street Shoes,
Congies and Lace, $I.6U, for US.
1,,-jUO pair Boys' School Shoos, sizes 2l,4
to ;,u,, worth .1.r)0, Tor 73e.
l.OUU pali Boys Pine Dioss shoes at U3c.
7JU pair Youth's Shoes ut pi Ices 0'Jc,
7'c, D3c. nnd $1.::.
C7r pair Lnilles' Fine Flench Kid hand
turned Shoes, Gray Bios.' make, the
BI2ST Ladles' Shoe In the wotld, worth
front J5 to ji pair, cut down to J.8S.
SoU pair Ladles' Fine Shoes, Johnson und
other well-known makes, liand-tuuied,
wotth $3.50 to $1, for $1.9S.
C8 pair Ladles' Iland-Sewed Shoes, sizes
onl 3 and 3'a, 12 width, worth $3, for
1.5,iG pair Ladles' Diess and Stteet Shoes,
wotth $1.00, for 08c. t
730 pair Allsses' Fine Shoes, P. Cot's
make, the finest and best Allsses Shoe In
the world, woitli $.'.50, cut to $1,411.
1,'JOii pair Allsses' Fine Shoes, worth $1.50,
2 300 pair Allsses' Dongola Button Shoes,
sizes 11 to 2, woith $1, for 19c.
133 pair Child's Shoes, woith $2 00, cut to
2 500 Chllds' Dongola Button Shoes,
woi th 73c, foi 39c.
We invite you to call and
examine our goods before
buying elsewhere, and make
our store your headquarters.
Remember, there is no trou
ble to show goods and you
will surely save money by it.
'S SHOE HOUSE
307 LACKA. AVE.
N. B.-Look fornumo and number and mako
no mistake with other houses of same naina
CALL UP 3682i
OFFICB AND WAREHOUSE,
M TO 151 MERIDIAN STREET.
51. W. COLLINS, Manager.
PHILADELPHIA MANUFACTURERS OF CLOAKS AND SUITS
10 handsome Mzerlnt- pluh Capes
leiiRths full sweep, Thlliet and
trltnmlliir. onio embtoldi'inil In
nnd In applliitie stjles. The Ilk
imis sold in thli city ror less
tlinn Jluj our reduction price .
SPKCIAIi HAHOAINS IN SCP
DKUSS SK1HTS-500 liollcle skit
and Intel lined, full width In
Eieen, blnck and blue; tejjulat
price $3.V3 ; now
Z. WE1NGART, Proprietor,
NO CHARGE FOR ALTERATIONS
CLEARING SALE OF
At a sweeping reduction in prices in order to
close them out before our stock-taking
January ist, 1S97.
Screens, Easels, Umbrella Stands, Bric-a-Brac,
Tabourettes, Onyx Top Tables and
Cabinets, Tea Tables, Fancy Chairs and
Rockers, Carpet Sweepers, Blacking Cases,
Ottomans, Hassocks, Etc.
Turkish Dagestan, Wilton, Hoquette,
Sheepskin, Goatskin and Smyrna Rugs, Baby
Carriage Robes and a Full Line of Cocoa.
Rubber and Wire Door Mats, all sizes.
I. KM, SON & CO.,
Carpets and Draperies.
o''nSsc. 408 LACKAWANNA AVENUE.
THIRD NATIONAL BANK
Special Attention Given to Business and Per
Liberal Accommodations Extended According
to Balances and Responsibility.
3 Interest Allowed on Interest Deposits.
The clositiGf days of
1VT T T
T lively doings in our various departments, and we wel
X come the new j'ear with the happy anticipation of even
X brighter times. But while business in general has been
X very gratifying some few departments have suffered.
Y The following is one of them:
X The stock is complete, quality ranges from the verj'
a best to the cheapest, pattern coverings and color effects
X leaves nothing to be desired. And the price to you is
X positively the cost to us.
Eiderdown (guilts $!2.!)9
llcst Sateen 1 l-'l Comforts,
wliite cotton lilk'd und beau
tifully quilted . . . $2.40
A t'ood heavy 11-4 Com
The regular $1.75 kind $1.10
Thoie that were $1.25.... 00c
Also a few of the cheap
ALL $15 SUITS IN OUR CLOTHING DEPT. REDUCED TO $10
We have Just purchased 2",0W doll.im
worth of stock of CAP12S, COATS,
SK1HT9, nnd WAISTS only. Our enor
rtioiis trnile tolls tlio story of wonderful
sav MR of spot cash hulnK nnd spot cnah
i 1 B llr "reparations for the holiday
iwt 'V'e.re 'nnili hy roducliiK pi Ices bo
i?.f, Ln,;lHtnnB In order to give our pat
,?i 1 ? clmitce to hnvo their ctirmehts for
!!i.. ."Tm oar- u ls "ol necessary to
n.?i i.1""!1 lho senson Is over. You will
Lf;t! 1" ,,,enel" to corno nnd i-xninlne our
stock before piirchaslnir olsewheie.
SCO Hondo Conti half silk lined 6t) QO
formerly $j.S9, now tfr&iOO
6CUII11P Persian Astrnchan coati, lined with
the llnest Uliadatne silk, trimmed with
little pearl buttons, former A 00
price JOUS now ..... riUo
300,P,xtra f!no rrench catorplllar coats, half
silk 1 tied, made up In the now ts 7 QO
elTi-cts, former prlco J10 03; now 1,00
"m",!! wuo1 Kersey Coatq, lined ulth lino
ralTcta silk, handsomely trlmiiied, sold
In New York city for $15 each. Oivimi
to pur foitunnte piuchoso cun C 00
sell them to you for UiuO
10O lino ciushed Asttachan Capes, slllc
lined, full swicp, Thibet fur trlinniliur.
buiu in mis city nt 5Ji.uu; re- A no
dtictloit pi Ice
300 beautiful llBiircd mohair skirts, 4 yai-da
wine, linen anil interlined, velvet bind
Iiik, n b.irfealn at $J00; our 1 AQ
If wo bought up the whole Bpaco of this
paper we would not be ablo to gle you a
correct Idea of tlio bargains wo have. Con
sequently we save expenses In every way
In order to give jolt the full benefit In
421 LACKAWANNA AVENUE
Established 23 Years
the old year have witnessed
Blankets at Cost,
Here are a few quotations:
Heat San Marco California
all wool Blankets, 72.S2..$5.25
A first-rate 11-1 picklock
wool Blanket, with silk
The ordinary 10-4 Blanket,
white or gray, at OOo