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TIIE SORANTON TRIBUNE-SATURDAY MORNING, .TANUATlY 2, 3SJ)7.
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Provlous to our tnklne Inventory wo will
loll thorrmnltilliir HOLIDAY MOODS, IIUUSi:
COA1STIIATII KHHI2S, Ul.hll.KS. OVliR
COATS AND bUiriNOS at astonishing low
TUB POPULAR CLOIIIILRS.
120 Wyoming Ave.
e: a d e r
m IN CORRECT
308 Pcnn Avenue. A. U. WAUMAN.
Will Be Open
Carpels, Draperies and Wall Papsr.
U7 WYOMING. AVE.
Thcro will bo a lcmilar meetlns of the
manuyeis of the Homo fot the rilcndkss
this, afteinoon at - o'lIolK.
V cab belouirlnir to A H. Swnitz was
taken from In iiont of Turner hull Thun
du night It vuis found jcsteiday moin
lnt near tho Btllev no bleaker.
runeial "services for Immediate fi lends
will he held oir tho iLtnalns of H. I.,
'thhaids at his lato leblduice, 315 Qulncy
au'iiui-, Sunday afternoon at 4 o'clock.
The Jeffetson Danclnir class gave a so
cial In IXcelslor hall, W'jomliu; aenue,
last night, at vvlikn the members and
their fi lends to tho number ot 200 weie
Jacob Itelch, of tho South Side, was
held to bail by Alderman Hovvo yester
da for assault and bittery and thieat
ining to kill, which charges were pre
feiitd by V. A. ltlskle.
John Deltz, a ouiib vender of hot
wallles, was lined by Major Ualley jps
terday morning In police court for light
ing with another lad and teslstlng an est
when Patiolman Goulltz captuied him.
Fiank Mitchell, of D22 Iiiircino stieet,
n Delaware, I. ickavvanna and WYbtun
biakeman, stepptd fiom a moving tinln In
the ard jesterday moinlng and spiaincd
his left ankle He was lemoved to the
iMoes Taj lor hospital.
The Aetivo Tut net 4 gave their annual
ball at their hall on Soventh stieet last
night. It was laigely attended and highly
tnjojable. Professor Saft furnished tho
music. Tho affair was In charge of Ileniy
oelcroth, Joo McDonald, Theodoie Help,
Kd DIselo and Victor Noth.
In Our Cloak Department.
We have a great vailety of Chil
dren's coats, ladles' coats, and capes
which aie not only stylish and ot good
material, but also fit perfectly, giving
a stjle to ladies wearing them not
found In all garments. We have made
this lemai table mark down:
All $3 00 garments for $3 50
All $7 50 to $S75 gaiments for. ...$3 00
All $9 50 to $11.50 gaiments for... $7 50
All $12 50 to $15 00 garments for. ...$10 00
All $5 50 black bilk waists for $3.50
All $4.50 black sill: waists foi $2.03
All $1.00 flannelett waists for 79c
All fl.SU best all wool waists for.. $1.50
A big line of sateen and moreen
sklits at cut pilces.
Special Bargains In
table linens, napkins, crashes and
Huff table linen worth 39c to 45c for. 25c
(Ml red table linen vvoith 33c. for.. ..23c
OH red table linen vvoith 50c for. ...39c
fieam table linen vvoith 38o for....25o
Cream table linen worth 50c for.. ..29c
Cieam table linen worth 73c for....5So
'hlte crochet quilts woith 73c for.. 59c
"White ciochet quilts worth $1 25 for.9Sc
Sheets nnd Pillow Cases at the
ordlnaiy price of muslin. It saves the
w old of making, Mears it Ilagen.
DIED FROM HER BURNS.
Iiillio Hlaclileuo Dies from Her Tcr
rihlo i:pcricueo of Thursdii) .
Five-year-old LIUlo Hlackledge, whose
clothing took ilro from the furnace at
the home of her patents, Mr. und Mis.
Dennis Hlackledge, of Thompson stieet,
Thursday afteinoon, died dm lug the
night after buffpilng ueaily twelve
liouis of the intensobt agony.
Tho funeial will taV Place Sunday
afternoon at 2 o'cloci;,
Twlnlng, optician 125 penn avenue, In
Harris' drug- store. Hours 9 a. m., 5
THE POOR BOARD
W. S. Longstaff Will Continue to Act as
JOHN VAN BERGEN TREASURER
IIu WIN Succeed C. .l.:lllulil--Slll-urlcs
oi'thu Superintendent anil the
.11 n tron Iiicre:isctl-Niimlcr of Out
Duur l'hysicliuis Dccicnscil to
'riircc-Snliirlus of Dlieetois Hnvu
Uccn Increased from 930'J to $:tSO.
Tho poor board of the Scrnnton pool
II?ti let met jesteuluy nfteinoon and
leoi ganged by the election of the fol
lowing ofllqeis: Piesldent, W. S. I,.mg
stnff ueciptaiy, H. J. Liiett; tieniui
er, John Van lleiKen, collector ot tu
v, Wude Jf. Finn, iittoincy, John V.
SernsKt supeiltitetident of the faun,
GeorKe W. tSpomei; ination, Mr? Jen
nie Beemei; resldtnt physician at the
XV. S IAJGSTAri.
Elected President of the Hoard for tho
home, Dr. Andrpv.- Stiang; outdoor
physician, flibt section, Di. M. J. Wil
liams; second section, Dr. V. AV. Ies;
thhd section, Di. A. H. Bernstein. All
of thi"sp olfleei s w oi o re-eltcted w 1th the
exception of Mr. Van Bcigun and Di.
Ives. The foimer succeeds C. J. Gilles
pie, and the latter is piactloally tho
f,ucc(.ssor of Dr. I'. F. Gunster nnd Dr.
J. A. Mnnley as theie will ho but thiee
outdoor dlstilcta In iutuie instead of
The last meeting of the old boaid was
called to ordei shottly before 3 o'clock
by President I.ansstafC. Theie was
only one applicant for lellef, a fact
which diew forth exclamations of sur
pilbe and wonder from the dlieetois.
The lone applicant vuilitcd tho boaid to
send her Invalid husband to a hospital
in New lot It and the boaid decided to
allow DUector Fuller to imiulie Into the
case and act ns he thought best. Sec
letaiy L,vnett announci d that tho piln
cipal of the Pennsylvania school for
the blind was willing to again lecolvo
Joseph hheean, who was suspended
for smoking-. If the hoy again violate?
that lule he will be dismissed fiom the
bchool and cannot aftorwauls be ad
mitted. A few maltei.s of minor im
poitance wete tiansacted und then Sec
letaiy Inet lead the annual lepoit of
the diuetoif, foi the fiscal j ear ending
Dec. SI, lSO'J:
TIID ANNUAL. REPORT.
It was shown by the lepoit that dur
ing the yeai theie was dlsbuibed tho
sum of $93,8G4.41, divided among tho
following accounts: Salailes nnd ser-
lees, $15,91C '22, outdoor leliel, $10,750.01;
aupidles, $5,I66GI; ImpioveinentH and
ie)alis, $30,253 7J; pi luting- and statlon
ety, $800 11; fuinltuie, $3,31500; mis
cellaneous, ?.,300.I2, total, $113,804 11.
The total iccelpts of the jear as shown
by the tieasuiei's account was $10.,
OJO 31, leaving a balance In the tieasmy
of $11,487.00. Theie Is duo fiom the col
lector $30,117 U4. The linentoiyof tho
peisonal piopeitj at the home Is $1S,
5S1 83 and the inventoiy of leal estate
$.'71,U50. The total pioduets of the faun
aio valued at $I,L!)D and of the total
live stock, $3,407, other peibnnal piop
ei ty $40,775 33. Tho total value of tho
pioperty of tho distilct Is $320,531.33.
The pioduce lalsed on the faun duilng
1S0O was valued at $10,014.
On motion of Dliector JIuiphy the
piebident and secietaiy vveio diiected
to have the lepoit pilnted in the news
papers and on motion of Dliector Ful
ler $150 was uppiopihited for the pay
ment of this udveitislnir.
The monthly lepoit of Superintend
ent Hecmershowed that theie aie at the
home at present 17S peisons divided as
follows: Males, 130; females, 40. Dr.
A. Stiang, the lobident phjslclan at the
home, piebented a veiy exhaustive
GBOnUD W HKCMnn.
Re-elected Superintendent of tho
yeaily leport concerning tho health of
the chaiges of tho distilet. During the
year 21 Insane patients died und there
weie 28 deaths among the Inmates of
the nlmbhouse. It wns ordeied illed.
Ropoits of beveial of the outdoor phy
sicians weie lead and placed on llle.
President L.ung3taft' announced that
tho boaid had completed its woik and
was mudy to adjoin n sine die, but be
fore that action was taken he wanted
to thank tho membeis for their kind
ness to him dining- the oar and the
willingness they displayed In perform
ing their duties as dluetois, Dliector
Fuller moved that a vote of thanks be
given the piesldont for his impaitlallty
and falmebs In picslding over the de
liberations of tho dlieetois and It was
given with a will,
Supeiliitendent Beemer at this point
claimed the attention of the dliectors
nnd said ho wanted to thank them foi
tho heaity manner In which they co
opeiated with and assisted him during
the year. Tho board thought that It
wns moro Indebted to Mr. Beemer than
he was to them and Director Fuller, af
ter stating Hint tho supeiliitendent
had reudeied Invaluable aid to the dl
iectors moved a vote of thanks to the
fek 'PS Li'M
&M M3r Wi
superintendent and lib! wife, who Is
matt on at the home,
HUORCIANIZATION OF HOARD.
Tho board adjourned sine die and Mr.
Iangsttift left tho chair. Secietaiy
I.iynctt called the roll show lug that all
of the dliectors vveio present except
Mr. Shotteu. Director Murphy was
elected temporal y clmlinuin and called
for uomlnatJoiiH for president. Mrs.
Swan nomluutcd W. 3. LuuEstaff nnd
he wns unanlinnusly chosen, It was
the thhd consecutive time that Ml.
I.angstnff was elected to that oinob.
He thanked the directors und culled
for nominations for pecietuiy. Mia.
Swan noinlnnted n J. Ijynctt, who has
been the elllclent sedetary for n num
ber of yeais, and he was chosen to suc
ceed himself. F. I. Teippe, nominated
John Van Heigan for tieasttter to suc
ceed C. J Gillespie and Ml. Vun Hel
ijiiii had no upposltlun. Wude M. Finn
will succeed himself as collector of
taes and John F. Sciagg will continue
to be attorney of the boaid. Neither
The pi evident announced that a sti
peilntendont vas the not olllcer to be
choben and Mis. Swan moved that his
halaiv for the yetr bo $1,400 and that
of the nmtion, $000 Heietofoie the sal
ailes have been $1,200 and $400. Geoige
W. Heelnor was then chosen Mipei Inten
dent nnd his wife. Mis Jennie Heemer,
mation. lr. Andiew fitiang vas le
elected lesldont iihyslcian of the home.
Hefoio tho election of outdoor physi
cians was taken up Dr. I'alno moved
that the distilct he divided Into three
sections, Instead of four as heietofore,
the flist to include the Fiist, Second,
Third, Foiulh, Fifth, SKth, Thliteenth,
Fouiteenth, eighteenth and Twenty
lli.st wa'ds, the second, the Seventh,
Highth, Ninth, Eleventh, Twelfth, Six
teenth, Seventeenth, Nineteenth nnd
Twentieth wauls, and the thlul the
Tenth ward and Dunmoie borough. The
sahuy of the physicians of the flist und
second sections was fixed at $400 per
year and the physician of the thhd sec
tion at $175. These matters decided up
on Dr. M. J. William'-, of tho West Side,
wus elected outdoor physician of the
flist section; Dr. W. W. Ives, ot tho
central city, of the second section, and
Dr. A. II. Bernstein for the thlid sec
tion. On motion of Director Fuller tho sal
ailes of the secretary and resident phy
sicians vveio fixed at tho same llguie as
last year and $100 was appropilated to
pay for lelllous bei vices duilng tho
year to be equally divided between
Piotestants and Catholics.
The auditors of the distilct have ln-
ci eased the Falniles of the dliectors
li om $300 to $350 a jear.
IN REPLY TO MACKEY.
His Letter Only Puts Him in the Way of
Prosecution for BriberyInterviews
with Air. Connell and Detec
Dr. N. C. Mackey, member-elect from
the Thlid lcclshitlve distilct of this
eounty, jesterday published a letter
to the effect that William Connell had
laid down ceitaln conditions upon
which ho might escape arrest for bilb
ery. The alleged conditions were:
That he must abandon Wanamaker
and biippoit Pentose.
That he must bay ho took money to
That he must l of und the $1,250 which
ho leeehed thiough J. N. Tlllard fiom
the AVunamaker headquaiters.
Mr. Connell, when seen yesterday,
&ald; "The one item of tiuth in Dr.
Mackey'.s asseitlons is that I advised
him, for his own bake and for the bake
of his family, to letiiin the money. I
beem to have ein d In my deMie to ren
der it possible for him to ebcape ex
posuie. The couits will now have to
decide whither he or I Is the better
woithy of belief."
MR. BARRING TALKS.
Ex-Maishal Bailing yesterday said:
"When the Van Vnlkenbuig case was
tin own open, Mr. Connell eame to me,
knowing that Mackey was concerned,
and begged me to save the man, as
Mackey would be mined if bis connec
tion with hilbeiy would come out. I
demuiied and told him Mackey should
be tried and convicted. However, I
consulted over the wlie with one of our
clients and was told toiespect Mr. Cou
ncil's wishes in the matter and give
Mackey a chance, if possible.
'At my suggestion then, Mr. Connell
sent for him. At the interview be
tween Mr. Connell and Mackey I took
the piecautlon to have somebody pres
ent, unseen by Mackey, who oveiheaid
the conveisatlon. I Knew who was
handling Mackey and who would egg
him on to defy us. Mr. Connell made
no fui titer lequest of Mackey than to
stand by a foimer pledge and stay by
Quay's candidate. lie also advised
that ho ilmp the Wanamaker people
entliely and give up the money either
hand it to him (Mi. Connell) or place it
with the Bailing & McSweeney agency
and take a lecelpt It Is utteily un
true that Mi. Connell suggested to
Mackey to lie out of the case as best
ho could. Mackey will be ai tested and
we will prove him to be a bilbe taker
w ithout a doubt."
for the fact that tho cranton Business
College offers an oppoitulty for any
joung man or woman to secuie a thoi
oughly Hist clabs busfiiess education
that will put them In a way to eain a
competence, and for the fact that bus
iness men aie constantly asking for
graduates In this school to help them at
good salaries. Journals free.
Miss Carolyne V. Doisey, teacher of
elocution, oiatoiy and delsaite, 510 Ad
Wo laundry stiff collars with soft
button holes. Ciystal L,aundty.
Jlcnls and Cold Lunches.
Meals and cold lunches served at all
hours at Lohinann'c. Spruce street.
Regular dinner 40 cents. Imported
nnd domestic wines, cigars and liquors.
One Cent a Word
la all it costs to
make your wants
known through tho
coin in u a of Till!
If you havo any
thing for sal o or t cut,
bnvo lost or found
nnvtlilncr, nmLo It
known through our
want columns Quick
returns will sui ely
HOW NEW YEARS
WAS OBSERVED HERE
Sociability Was the Order o! the Day,
THE VARIOUS PUBLIC RECEPTIONS
Y. M. C. A. Iliituititliis Thrcu Thous
and Culleis--V. W. U. A. Has Over
a Thousand Visitors--Ucllylous
Senlcus in tli alorniui; in Various
Churehi!s--V. M. 1. ol Greun ltidgo
Keeps Open House.
New Yeais was veiy generally celo
btated In this city. Being a legal holl
tlay the binks, com t house olllces, city
hall olllces und tho innjoilty of business
places weie closed, while tho shops,
mills und nilnots weie all shut down
Religious sen vices In the inotnlnt! and
the thenteip, public leecptluns and calls
in the afteinoon and evening wus the
older of thu day.
The Voting Men's Clulstlan associa
tion entei tallied noailj 3,000 nt Its "open
house." The Intel lor of their building
fiom the Hiitinnco on Wjoinlng avenue
to Hip veiy top lloor was lavishly deco
rated with evet green, Jnpanose lan
terns nnd paiasols, and Illuminated
with viul-coloied Incandescent lights,
all of whlth reflected much ciedlt on
the association's decointlng committee:
Messis. Geoig Schioedei, Geoige De
Wllde, Will Cinmtoid, llaivey Wilbur,
Ralph Wlckb, Richaid Rlchaids, Wil
liam Brandlmoie, John Biandimore,
AVIlllam Zachmati, Chailes H. Veglatd
and Fiank Rlchnids, the last two at
tending to the electiical dlsplny.
Sectetaiy Mahy with twenty-four as
sistants leeched thecalleis and looked
to their entoitalninent while they le
malned. The impel lal quartette, con
sisting ot Messis. Doeisam, piano;
Klple, flist -violin; Babserman, llute;
Allen, second violin, and Stanton, coi
net, played almost continuously dutlng
the hours of the icception, 4 to 10 p. m.
Dining the afternoon the visitors
weie entottaiUPd in the nudltoilum by
the Impel ial quartette and How aid S.
Stairett, of New York, a most clover
ventriloquist, cinyon artist and shado
giaphlst. In the evening these same
entertalneis togethei with tne Pony
Biotheis, of Brookljn, N Y., held forth
In the audltoilum. Tho latter aio mu
sical specialists, playing Plelgh bell bo
los, melalophone solos, xylophone solos,
tumbleionlcon and autohnip duets and
selections on the sliver chimes. The
audience w as so pleased w 1th their w ork
that they were compelled to lespond
to an eneoie after ulmost evciy num
ber. AT THE Y. W. C. A.
At the Young Women's Chilstlan as
sociation rooms on Washington ave
nue over a thoiiband were entei tallied.
The icception lasted fiom 4 to 10 p. in.
nnd dutlng all that time with the excep
tion of a brief Inteimlsslon at the sup
per hour, theie was borne form of
amusement for the delectation of tho
guests. Coffee and cake vveio seived
to all who called. The decoiatlons weie
veiy tasty and appiopilate, evei green
and holly piedominatlng.
The ladles In chuige wore: Geneial
chaliman, MibS Emeline Richmond,
chairman music committee, Miss
Blanche Dolph; chaliman tefieshment
committee, Mis. Dr. J. J. Robeits;
chaliman reception committee, Mis.
Dr. Biewster and Mlsa Esther Row
lauds. Reception, Mis. E. II. Ripple, Mis.
William Connell, Mis. J. J. Robeits,
Mis. H. M. Boles, Mis. Gates, Mis. J.
L. Stelle, Mis. C D. Simpson, Miss
Krigbaum, Miss Eveihait, Mis. C. P.
Matthews, Mis. Dermnn, Mlbs Deacon,
Mis. Geoige G. Mahy, Mis J. L. Stelle,
Mis. Watts, Mis. Knapp, MlbS Deacon,
Miss B. Dolph, Mis. Lansing, Mis. E.
D Fellows, Mis. Carr, Mis. Kays, Mis.
W. T. Haekett, Miss Kiigbaum.
Theie were also committees ot ladles
to look after the beivlng and otheis to
cnie for tho guests and see that they
were made to feel at home.
The progiamme fiom 4 to 5 p m. was
under the direction of Miss Richmond.
Theie was a bailtone solo by Robeit
Stoilne, readings by Mis. H. JuUd
Stilne, and selections by the Haydn
quartette, consisting of F. J. Wld
mayer, R. Weisenllue, llaivey Black
wood and Herbert Waties. Fiom 5
to 0 p. m. tho Juniors and Misses gjm
naslum clasos. directed by Mrs. Ad
ams, the gjt.maslum Instructor, gave
a bar-bell and dumb-bell exhibition.
Theie weie, also, leadings by Miss Lela
Poitei. The Impel Ial quaitette enter
tained fiom 5 30 to CS0 p. m.
SECOND CHURCH MUSICIANS.
Tiom 7 to S p. m. Ptofessor J. M.
Chance nnd the Second Presbyterian
chuich choir and oichestra were listen
ed to. Solos weie lendeied by Mrs,
Robeitson and Mi. Beynon. From S to
9 p m. Mis. Gertiudo Jaj no entei talncd
with the assltance of Mis. Boston Wil
liams, Mis. Calkins, Miss Lydla Sailor,
Mi. Bow en and Mr. Haibar, whistling
TJie South Side Young Women's
Chilstlan Association albo kept open
house fiom 3 30 to 10 p. m. Many
ladies fiom the centtal city blanch as
sisted In lecelvlng and entei etalnlng.
Among the musical and lltetarv num
heis enjoyed by the hundteds who
called weie the following: Piano solo,
Miss Hubei; selections City Klthei club,
reciation, Miss Jones; bopiano solo,
Miss B T. Jajne; vocal solo, Mr. Pat
ly; tenor solo, Mr. Bow en; sopiano solo,
Miss Floienco Robeitson, vocal solo,
Mrs. L. Schewei; cornet duet, Misses
Dolph and I'etiy; lecltatlon, Mattle
Hughes; vocal duet, Miss Nordt and
Mis. Tester: zither solo, L. Kians, ln
stuimental tilo, Miss Lena and Fied
Lentes and Miss Kate Iledrlck; leclta
tlon. Miss Belle Solnlne, Miss L Noidt;
violin and piano duet, Etta and Aithur
Rose; piano duet. Rose Blatter and
IiPblse Meis; lnstiumental tilo, Fted
Charles, Miss Minnie Lafnei, Chailes
Lufnor; vocal duet, Ed. Atmbiust and
Miss Hetzel, vocal solo, Ed. Armbrust;
piano solo, Miss Emma Geiek; contial
to solo, Miss Maiy Dnvls,
Phil Sheidan council of tho Young
Men's Institute, gave a icception din
ing the afteinoon and evening at their
new homo on tho coiner of Green Ridge
stieet and Capouso avenue. Iluudieds
called and were loynly entei tnlnod by
the sixty or moie young men composing
THE DAY IN THE CHURCHES.
Yestejday, the Feast of the Clreum
clblon In the chuich cnlendar, was ob
seived In tho Catholic and Episcopal
churches with special set vices. Theie
weie four masses In tho Cathedral, two
or thiee In each of the other Catholic
churches. Rev. J. A. O'Reilly, rector
of the cathedial, celebiated tho six
o'clock mass. Bishop O'Hara celebrat
ed the 8 o'clock muss and pleached a
shoit seimon. At 9 o'clock a high
mass was celebrated by Rev. John
Loughiau, of tho Catholic University,
Washington, D. C who Is spending- the
holidays In tills clt. He pleached a
bpimou from the gospel of the duv.
St. Lul'O 11-21: "And after eight thus
weie accomplished, that the Child
should he clictitilclscd. Ills name wns
called Jesus, which was culled bv the
Angel, before he was conceived In the
At St. Luke's chinch the festlvnl ot
the chcuniiislon wns observed with a
celebration of the Holy Communion at
10 o'clock, by Uev. E. A. Houghton
At 9 20 a. in, nnd 12 in. a number uf
chlldieti were baptlbod
A joint iieivlce of the cential city
Piesljj terlau chin clips was held at tho
Flrbt Presbj tei Ian church nt 9 o'clock
a m It wns conducted In the lectuie
loom bv tho pastor Rev. James Mc
Leod, D D In additional to the de
votional eeuises shoit uddi esses weie
delivered by Dr MeLeod, Rev. C. E
Robinson, D D , pastui of the Second
Piesb tuilan church; Rev. S C. Lognn,
D. D , and Rev. Mi Hunston, a Baptist
clergyman who Is visiting In the city.
COLLEGE 01' COMMERCE NOTES.
Mls Vliglnla Voothees, of Plttsbutg,
a leader ot lutei national 1 eputatlon,
will take a pi eminent pait In the le
ceptlon Monday night.
It is to be hoped that Rev. W. II.
Peaico will make a shoit address Mon
day evening. Ho was hugely lnstiu
mental In influencing' Mr. Gregoiy,
when a bov, to lit himself for business
Tho Lawience oichestra has been
seemed for the evening.
Pi of. Geoige Howell, supeiintondent
of city schools, will give an address
Tho moms will he open to the public
fiom 7.20 to 11 p. m. A geneial Invita
tion Is given. Tills means you.
A laigo delegation from Carbondale
and Olyphunt will attend the leceptlon.
Miss Anna Chilton will be with the
Cnibondale party to take pait In the
Yes, business men, blight, earnest
students claim the Budget system to
be tho modem, piactleal, and up-to-date
method of teaching bookkeeping,
business forms, etc.
Wo expect to see you at tho reception
How would It do for you to give the
Budget system a personal exumtnhtlon.
Wo will explain It in detail Monday
The right of using tho latest, most
practical bjstom, known as the Budget
sjstem, popular from Maine to Califor
nia, Is controlled by tho College of
We most ceitalnly expect to see you
Old btudents can finish their couise
without change in books.
I'or DvsticpMn Use llorsford's Acid
Dr. J. R. Schwartz, Harrlsburg, Pa ,
says: "I havo used It In dyspepsia,
with charming effect, and am well
pleased with It."
This is Impoitaiit to You,
And to your wife, son nnd daughter.
You want a home. Think about It.
Buy one of our choice lots In the cen
tral and select patt of Scranton at a
handy and convenient walking dis
tance fiom business, theateis, hotels,
churches, stores and depots, on Adams,
Jeffeison, Madison or Monioe avenues.
At most of the lots ilac walks and
cuibs aio laid, also seweis, gas and
water maliib and steam heat, and In
front of some tho nbphalt pave. These
ale sites for supeilor homes. Pi ices
low. Tonus easy Clear title guaian
teed. Call for clicular, Jones,311 Spiuce.
Division 'o. 17, A. O. II.
The membeis of Dlv. 17, A. O. H.,
will meet at their hall 421 Lackawanna
avenue, this morning, Jan. 2, at nine
o'clock, to attend the funeial of J. D.
By older of J. C. VAUGIIAN,
of Oriental Rugs and Caipets. We will
offer our Rugs at gieatei bai gains than
evei in our old htore at 124 Wush. ave.
Mlchaellan Bros. & Co.
To Cure u Cold in One liny.
Take laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets.
All druggists refund the money If It
falls to cure. 25c.
Wo tako this opportunity to thank tho
public for their patronago slneo our open
ing In jour fair city , and still by greater
bervleeand better values we hope to maUo
jou jet our ti lends.
We Wish a Happy and
Prosperous New Year.
A. R. SAWYER,
132 WYOAUNQ AVENUR.
BEST SETS OF TEETH, $8,
Including tho painless osti acting of
teetU by an entirely now piocoss,
5. C. SNYDER, D. D. S.,
331 Spruce St , Opp. Hotel Jcrmj n.
" i,)k rnw Z3 ,-'ifjia7v,t
SIEBECKER k WATKINS,
423 Lackawanna Avonin.
And Cut Glass.
Great Reductions iu
Watches aud Clocks
paired on short notice.
Start the new year with a new
jacket. Wo will stait the year with a
new Speelul Cloak Sale. All will be
sold at baigaln pi Ices. We will not
havo enough to go aiound so tho lucky
customeus will be those who call enily.
Ladles' cloaks, chlldten's jackets, sep
aiate skirts and winter suits all are in
cluded in tho sale.
Sohmer Piano Stands at the Head
AND J. XV. GUERNSEY Stands nt the Head
In tho Music track. You can alwajs got a
better bargain at his beautiful waierooms
than at any other place In tho city.
Call and Geo for yourself beforo buj ing,
205 Washington Avenue,
J. W. QUERNSEV, Prop.
A MAN'S SHIRT
May bo out of stent, but if It Isn't
comfoitable, ho lifts cry Uttlo paaco. bhiit
maulncia a science over j body can't malvo
good shirts any moro ttmu uveiybody can
wiitoabook Wo havo alwajs prlilod our
selves on tho supeiioilty of our shuts nnd Its
u reputation wo hojio to maintain until the
oml of tlio elmptJi. Coino to us for tjeuuluo
See that it is closely woven
that the colors are firm aud
true. If you are not versed
we shall be more than pleased
to give you any information
you wish. We are always
glad to have visitors the
more 3'ou know about our
stock the better it will bs for
us. Don't think you must
buy just because you look at
406 Lackawanna Ave.
'i upp. lyyuniiiig nuus.
Willi 30 SHIS.
IHE SALE WILL BEGIN
At 9 A. M.
13S Wyoming Avenue.
SILVER . . .
Is u new iuldititm to our stock
tit Bottom Prices. Opened an
other new line o
Prices and styles talk, as wc
are selling lots of it. Will
Keep open evening-, after the
first of December.
C. J. WEICJIEL,
Mears Bide, Cor. Wash, and Spruce St.
Of our entire stock of
On Account of
Retiring from Business.
205 Lacka. Ave.
IB US SOLOMON'
and Story Papers,
Alain Stand, - - 103 Wjomlne Avenu(
Coal of tho best quality for domestic uss
nnd of all sizes, including liucknheat and
UirdEcyo, delivered lu uny part of tho city;
at the lowest price.
Orders lecelved at the OIHce, first floor,
Commonvvoalth buildlnc, room No. JJ
telephone No 2624. 01 at the mlnj. telo
phone No. 272. will bo promptly attendci
lo.pcalers supplied at tho mine.
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