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THE SCRANTON TRIBUNE-WEDNESDAY MORNING FEBRUARY, 10 1SD7.
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I20 Wyoming Ave.
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most choice assortment of
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127 WYOMING AVU.
Daniel JHncle and Hannah Twlss were
married In the ollleeof Ck'rK of tlie Couits
Thomas jebteiduj by Aliluiman Fuller.
A ball will be held In Tinner hall on the
evening of Muich 17 by Division No 10,
Ancient OrUei of Hibernians, Hoard of
A foielKii attachment was jesterday Is
sued b S V. Hull against T. D. llandall
& Co., of Chicago. The Thst National
bank of Scianton Is made garnishee.
The Deluwareaml Hudson coiiipinj paid
esterdaj at the White Oak collier) at
Aichluld, and the emploes of the Hones
dalu division of the luihoid depaitmint
Tho St. Vincent do Paul society or St.
Peter's cathedial will bere supper on
Feb 22 and 23. A commltUe has been ap
pointed to engage a hall for the occasion.
A special meeting of the home manag
ers Is called foi Thmsda moinlng at U JO
nt tho home. A full attendance Is de
sired. Uuslncss of impoitance In icgard to
Chailes Maehltls was received at tho
countv Jail 1 1st night on a commitment is
sued by Aldoiman Roberts. He was sent
up becauso he was unable to give a bond
that ho would heep the peace.
Marriage licenses was jesteidav granted
to Daniel llnnelo and Hannah Twlss, of
Scranton, Mathew Gi linos, ot Dunmoie,
and Mai j Hess, of Scranton; Daniel Daj
hlll and Mai la Clarke, of Jessup
The llebtcw Ladles' Itollet society will
give an cntei tainment In Hxeelslor hall
Wednesday evening, Feb. 10 .Music and
recitations. Con Corbln, of Wllkos-ISatie,
will entertain. Admission 23 cents and 10
Thomas-. Grler, who Is under indictment
for statutoiv buiglarj, was lecelved at
the county lull last nlclit on 11 commlt-
mont Issued by Justice of the Pence Me
Caftiey, of Mujllelei Grlcr was sin ren
dered bj his bond'-man.
Mr and Mrs Geoige II. Hartman, of
Oljphant, esteiday biought an action
In slander against John Cogglns, a neigh
bor, who It Is alleged, boasted before Ilait
mann and a ciowd that Mrs. Hartmann
was not decent -and that he was the bo
that knew It, ot words to that effect.
A social was given bv Profesoi Buck's
Suiuluj school class in the Kim Path
chuich Monday night An Inteiesting pio
grammt was icndeitd which was paitlcl
pated In b Miss Hlsle Vandcrvooi t, Miss
Grace IWnchel, Miss Geoigla Glbbs and
the Imperial quartette. Hefieshments weie
Tho will of Michael Amman, late of
Scianton, was jesteiday admitted to pro
bate nnd letter testlmentarj gianted
to tho widow, nilrabeth Amman In the
estate of Klinegtunda Wolfe, lato of
Scianton, lotteib of administration weto
granted to her daughter, Mrs. Kato Ken
ned). CLERKS MEET SOCIALLY.
I,. I. & S. Company Store Employes
Jlve n l'lny and n Dnncc
Tho cloiks of tho Lackawanna Iron
and Steel company's general stote had
a no) el and entei tabling social gather
ing last night. It oenuned at Excelsior
M. J. MUIU'HY.
hall, on Wyoming avenue, and was at
tended by a Huong that tilled the hall to
The Hi st part of tho evening was oc
cupied with the production of a laugh
able skit "Tho Pawnbiokei" wtltteu for
tho occasion by JI. J. lUuiphy, one of
tho cletks and pioduced by a cast com
posed entirely of tho company's em
ployes, It was, a clevuily constiucted
pla, abounding In blight witticisms
nnd happy hits and heived most e.xcel
Jentlj to Intioduco a number of good
At tlio conclusion of tho play dancing
was enjojed. It was voted a huge suc
cess nml will most likely be lepeated
peilodlcally. Thu committee who had
th affair In ehnige weie Joseph i.
lonnelly, Geoige Haney and M. J.
I'reo. Tree. Tree.
gold watch will he given avvny fieo
I uic of tho 6 P.rothers' customers Sat
ti 1 night. A ticket given away with
y 2B- pui chase four tickets with a
1 l.ir putchabe. D Hi others, COS Lacka
vi nu. avenue.
nmn II HE II 11
(fW i v 1
Say Thnt the Plnccs of Those Who
Went Out Have Not Itccn Taken.
THOY WILL STICK TOGETHER
Though Thcv Don't Uoloni; to u
Union, tliu (Jlrli V4ui t the V ill) lie,
to Understand That They Will lie
T1110 to Onu Aimtlier-Olootint,'
llclil Voslcrtliiv li tlio Homo of
Onu of tho Girls.
Fieeman'i Oornll factory strike Is a
thins of the uast nceutdlng to the
statements of the propilctois of the
faciei y but accoulliiK to the stilkcrt It
Is still eiy niueli In evidence.
MannRei T. II. Freeman pave out to
the newspaper men yesterdaj that the
stilke was volunlailly ended. It was
nilntul In the afternuon that thlrt-ilvo
of the old hands had Kone hack to woik
at the new wage scale; that llfteen new
tind oxpei lenced hands had been en
ployed and that the factoiy was luun
mliiK along at about Its full capaeltj.
Last o enltiK a eomnilttee of the feti 1k
eis i lsltuil Tho Tribune office to Kle
the public their side of the sti Ike Thei e
weie Men jouiik ladles on th" commit
tee and thty pi overt to be ory sensi
ble and seilous young ladles at that.
TELLING THEIR STORY.
Thej had a spokesman and wont about
theli mission In a verj systematic
manner showing that they had come
piepaied to give a full account of the
occui 1 once as they would have the pub
lic view it.
"Fli.st of all," said the spokeslady,
"we would have ou deny most em
phatlcally that tliitty-nvo of the old
hands went back to woik. We'to not
union people, maybe, but wo girls can
stidv ur foi one another just as well
as the men and we don't want the pub
lic to think that wo aio not tiuo to one
another. 1'veiy ghl In the factoiy ex
cepting six, who aio foieladlcs nnd the
like quit last Satutday and not a single
one has letutned to work and jou can
lely on It that none of them will until
wo get our lights t p to C o'clock last
night not a single new hand went Into
the lnetoiy and It Is In the same condi
tion as legauls help as when we left It
Fintuidav To ptove that the statement
that thltty-fivo old hands went back
Is unli 110 you have only to know that
the entile fotce of tho factoi), outside
of the six foieladies is th!it-iive gills
Thosr thlity-livo gills went out on
sttiko last Satuida) mid evety one of
tlicm was at the meeting wo held today
In one of the gill's homes on Scianton
She then went on to explain the cause
of the stilke. A change was made In
the pattern of the ovetall, which the
manager claimed saved labor and he
announced that In consequence of this
theie would be a loadjustment of wag
es A four cent cut was made In the 50
cont goods and a two cent cut In th?
50-cent goods. The girls who thought
the) knew something about oveiall
making, as. they made a bundled dozen
ot them eveiy day, denied that theio
would be any saving of labor nnd te
fused to nceept the 1 eduction
They quit Satutday morning at 9
o'clock anil went fot their pay. Tlio
manage." lefused to deal with them or
their committee hut Insisted on talking
to them thiough a forolndy. Tliov
wanted to do business dliect and as
the manager would not giant them an
audience theio war, no foimal dlagi ce
ment They simply staid mound unt 1
2 o'clock w lion thc-y got their pay and
then went homo vowing not to lotuin
until the old wngesi weie lestoied
"The whole size of It is," spoke up
another gill, "Tho Fieemans thought
we weie making too much money mid
they made tho change In the pattern,
an excuse to cut our wages thinking
they could tool us. But they can't and
they won't. If they want to put othei
gltls In our places well and good. If
they want us to come back let them do
the fair thing and they will And us
disposed to be fair."
As they weie going out the door one
of tho gills turned back and said 'you
can asTsuie the public that we will not
haim any body who sees fit to continue
to vvoik theie The Fieemans aie
sin ending n lepoit that their foreladies
aio mi lid to go home nights. Just tell
them we wont hint them."
FINAL CHAMBER CONCERT.
Programme That ill He llcudcrcd
The piogiammo for the llnal Chamber
concert, tomonow evening, Is as fol
lows: Hoelsche, trio for piano, violin and 'cello.
Glieg, sonata In F for violin and piano.
Massamt, "Dost Thou Know."
llemberger Stilng quartette,
Mr. Theodoro Hetnbeiger, ilrst violin.
A. 11 HIpimtd, second violin.
Miv H, J. Huuer, viola.
Mr. T. II. Illppurd, 'cello.
Mi. J. W. Conant, piano.
Mr. Alfred Wooler, tenor.
WALKED INTO A TRAP.
Scriinton Police alet n Voung Savro
Thiol'nt tliu Depot.
A lC-year-old thief, Itomaln Van Lo
re 1, ftom Sayre, was caught by Scran
ton police olllcers as ho stepped ftom
the 8.30 Hloomsbmg train last night.
He was anested at the lequest of
Sayio's chief of police who telephoned
Chief of Police nolilln, of this city,
late In the afternoon,
Young Vun Lot on wai formerly a
Wllkea-Hmlctioy, but has of lato been
living with Is uncle, C. C. Codott, u eai
penter, at Hayie. lie Is an Incmilg
lblu youngster. When he left Kayre
yesterday, two gold watches nnd J'JO In
money that didn't belong to 111 ti 1 left
lie was nrested hero by Lieutenant of
Police Davis and Pattolman Molr. The
watches and tGS In money were found
on hhn, lie took his an est Veiy cool
ly untl his nonchalance was not shaken
when he was locked In a coll at the po
An olllcer fion Sayrc will come here
for the boy this morning.
EXPENSES OH THE COUNTY.
They Arc Set Torth in the Commis
sioners' Annual Statement.
From the proof sheets of the annual
statement of tho county coininlsHlonei",
for the Ilseal year ending Junuaiy 4,
which Is to be published In full In to
lnot low's Tilbune, the following hutn
maiy Is gleaned:
Ltabi, its ...
120 000 0J
Assotb In excess of llnbllltlos....'il9,!)i "1
Assessed valuation . $2'J,37l.l,jl 00
i:stltnated expenses foi 1S7.... 217 000 00
Amount of tax duplicates for
1SD0 (county and bllde) 190,93.. 23
Amount of state tax duplicate
for 1S90 23,15197
The total lecelnts for the year weto
$321, 4GG 15. Tho dlsbutsements weie
$271,715.90. The lecelpts In excess of
the expendlluies weie $40,720 35. Helow
will be found the veilous Items of ex
pendltuie: Assessments $7,297 11
Advil Using 2,ly,b 70
Bonus to Agiicultui.il society .. 100 00
Addition to Couit House 75,110 OP
lilldges d,::o' 10
Huilal of soldiers M5 00
Returns ot blitlis and deaths.. 08 50
Count) coiniiilssloneis' olllce.. 7,210 01
Count) nudltois 2, S3", 00
Sheriff P. 11. Clemons 0,070 lb
Dlstiiet Attorney John It.
Jones 7.S5S 00
Piothonotiiiv C. D. Pi)or 7&0 00
Cletk John H Thomas 5,2"iS 81
Treasurei C. II. Sehadt 411 00
Heeoider Chatles Hetlster 217 10
Count) suive)s 179 OS
Conn hoiiso giounds &9S (,',
Commonwealth costs 2S070G2
Couit expenses 33,022 02
Division of townships, etc ... . 22s 7o
Hastein penitential)' 3.1L9 53
Hnumciatlon of school chil-
dien 82S 75
Klection expenses 14,GiS 22
Hlection contests 3s 29
Jnquists 2,23(1 S",
Insane convicts 15 00
Insiuance 212 V)
Public buildings expenses 0C57 71
Prison expenses 23 007 22
Pi luting and stiitloneiy 2,(li, 0!
Primlums on wild animals 217 r,0
Heglstiatlou of voteis 8, WIS 01
Hoail damages, etc 3,400 33
Sundry expenses 835 lit
Stite uudlt . 150 00
State hospital for insane (,23 (0
Supetloi com t expenses 412 83
tatate lelorinatot) Ills 90
Postage 7j uo
'laxes lefunded 51 2u
The county tieasuiei's lepoit, which
goes Into the lecelpts and expendltutes
in detail, is made a pait of the state
ment. ELKS HAVE A SMOKER.
Kvccllent llntortaiiimcnt Wns Pro
vided bi tho House Committee.
Tho Elks gave one of their enjoyable
smokers last night In their qumteis on
Fianklln avenue. Cauls, lefieshments
music and comedy sketches was the
older of the evening. The Hist prize In
cinch, a hilar pipe was won by John H
Nallln. In piogiesslve euchie, II. G.
Schuneit won the lit st pilze, a silk
umbtella, nnd tho booby pilze, a tin
hoi 11, went to John J Loftus.
Fnteitalnment wns furnished by Ptn
fessor II. Haeiman, iiianist; F. O. Ten
ny, tiombone soloist; J Mntthleson.
violinist, and the membets of the Floy
Ciowell company. The affair was uu
dei tho direction of the house commit
tee: P J. O'Malley, Alex- Dunn, Jr.,
D. J. Heedy, Geoige Kliby, Geoige
Gunstet, A. C. Renshaw, M, C. Smith
and Dan Delaney.
X J3.M0 pnn hox. X
Park & Tilford Key West Cigar t Y
$3 50 PHIt IlOX V
HI Piogresao (all sizes) Hest Key O
West Cigais H G COI'ltSHN, A
Wholesale, and ltetall. X
" litothets will piesont to some ono of
their customers a beautiful watch, gold
lllled case of handsome design. Tickets
will be given out dining tho week, one
with every 25c. pun base and four with
$1.00 puichase, and a di awing will be
held Sntuulay night to decide who the
lucky ono will be. No doubt this will
prove a popular ad., as some ono w 111 1 e
celvo n beautiful and useful present, nnd
for jears to come will be lemlnded of
the 5 lltotheis In a pleasant way eveiy
time they look nt it. J
Walnut dining 100111 suite foi sale,
good as new; side bjard, extension
table, two chairs, with arms; four oth
er chairs. All chalis have leathei
seats. Rev. E. L. Miller, 013 Mulbeiiy
Closing Out lliisiuess in Scranton.
Crouch Hros, & Heatty are having all
tho people they can take emu of since
they have concluded to lot their stock
of lino shoes go at a price to close out
Great bargains In hair switches at
Konecny's, hair dresser, 317 Lacka. ave.
Estimates Committee of Councils Per
forms Some Heroic Work.
BUT PEW DEPARTMENTS ESCAPED
Police, I'lte, Street and Park Dcpmt
motits 1'nreil the Worse, hut the
Committee Slushed Into All lint
1'our of the Twenty Sections to Ap
liopped Into the Waste Ilnsket.
Last night was begun at the city hall
as ono of tho most responsible and
as ono of thu most lesponslblo and
laboiloipj of tho duties coutaluod In thu
municipal catalogue. Tho joint esti
mates committee began Its task of par
ing down the estimated expend I lutes for
1S97 to lit the tovenuu In sight.
Hach of the ten committeemen was
piesent and after two bouts of patient
and continuous labor succeeded in over
coming thu $SS,110.1!) dellclency with
$3,500 to spate.
The fuel that tli committee took up
sei latum 231 lines and nemly ns many
Items contained in the oidlnmice In a
llttlo over two bouts, ptobnbly beats tliu
record of any pievious committee. Tlio
expediency was due to a seciet caucus
recently held bv tho six Republican
meinbeis at which time thu action for
last night was outlined. On nil import
ant v otli.g the Republican dlv lslon stood
In tho reducing, thp membets ftom
tho beginning appreciated that action
had to be heroic and the axe was wield
ed In' a genoinl and imoaitlal fnshloti
that will give the llutteis to the heads
of fouiteen of the twent) departments
lepresonted In the oidlnance. An idea
of the shaving Is Indicated in tho taking
of $20,11S fiont the stteet depaitment,
$10,200 ftom the police, $21,00 ftom the
file den 11 tment $17,7.17 from the parks
and coitespondlng 1 eductions through
out the oidlnance.
WAS A DIG DEFICIENCY,
'fhe committee began its work con
fronted w Ith estimates to till total
amount of 5!7.1,11C 19, to meet which the
clt) controller estimates a tevenue of
$2S5'00. The deficiency or $SS,11C 19 w ns
mote than provided for last night by 10
ducllons amounting to $91,5'! 50, or
$3,419 31 mote than the condition de
, manded There wa, however, sent to
the committee by tho city engineer a
batcn of nine lesolutlons lepresentlng
$14, 5.10.41 of estimates, but which need
not necessaiilv be included In the llnal
Following is a summit y of the most
pronounced 1 eductions mnde- Stieet
commissioners depaitment, $75,225 to
$IS,b07, lit) assessors' depaitment, $12.
150 to $7,200; pollc depirtment, $01,210
to $52,010; lite depaitment, $57,7C7.01 to
$",G,4G7.G1; boaid of health depat tment,
$9,770 to $G.VS0, Nay Aug pmk, $s,5GU
to $5,000; Council patk, $4,97S to $1,00);
boaid of levlslon and appeals, $2,S25 to
$1 02o. Resides those reductions, the
ostinntcs or $74,420 for genet al city. ex
penses was lopped to the extent oL $5,200,
all but $200 ot which v as taken from
the $20,000 estimated for Incidentals and
Othei depat tmonts whose estimates
weie 1 educed but not to such a degree
as those already mentioned weie the
following. Ma)or's department, $1,2 0
to $3,800; city tien3uiei's depaitment,
$G,050 to $5,9,"0; city controller's depait
ment, $J,G50 to $3,350, maintenance of
public buildings and grounds, $3,957 to
$3,557; city engineers depaitment, $10,
550 to $10,270; Woodlawn park, $500 to
ONLY ONES TO ESCAPE.
Out of a total of twenty sections con
tained in the oidlnance, the only four
which escaped the nieiclless scalping
weie these: City solicitors depait
ment, $3,100, city cleik's depaitment,
$5,550, building Inspector's depait
ment, $1,585; Scianton Public llbtaty,
$11,400. Ono section of the oidlnance
containing sixteen deficiencies for 1890,
amounting to $.1,009, wus let stand as
tlio Items are suieiy on tho "must" list.
The woik began with the ranjor'B de
paitment, the clerk's saluiy being le
duced from the $1,200 asked to $900, the
same as last year, and $50 each being
lopped ftom the stationeiy, Incidentals
and printing Items. A total of $4,250
wus wanted. .
Th,e city tteasuier's depat tment,
which asked $0,050, escaped with only
a cut ot S100 f 10111 the $400 asked lot
books, pi lntlng and stationeiy.
Included In the city contiollei's esti
mate of $3,G50 was a clerk Iiiic Item in
ci eased to $1,500 ftom $1,200 lust year
The Ineiease was negatived.
The estimates of $3,100 by the city so
licitor and $5,550 by thu city cleik were
Out of $3,957 asked for maintaining
the city hall and giounds $100 was ex
punged from the X500 for lighting, and
$300 from the S500 for lepaiis.
But ono change was made in the city
cngineet's. lequest for $10,650. Instead
of $1,000 for an office cleik, the Item
was llxed at $720, the same as last
Tho teal activity came when the
stieet depaitment was leached. Eveiy
Item but onu was 1 educed or entliely
wiped out. It was handled without
gloves and at the finish $2C,41S had been
shaved from the $75,225 asked. The
reductions weie. Cleaning asphalt,
$18,000 to $11,000, waid stieet appiopila
tlnns, $21,000 to $1C,732, 1 epulis to
bildges and culvetts, $1,500 to $3,500,
ileanlng seweis, $5,500 to $1,500; clean
ing pavement other than asphalt,
$3,000 to $1,000; sower lepaiis, $1,500 to
$3,000; asphalt repaiis, $5,500 to $5,000,
tepalrs to Ablngton turnpike, $3,000 to
$1,000. Theie weie other und minor
WOOD INSTEAD OF IRON.
Five thousand dollais was usked for
a new lion bildge over the ilvei at the
Dtlving pmk, but the committee con
cluded a one thousand dollar wooden
bildge would have to sutllce. Two $1,000
items, 0110 for new hose und another
for lepalilng pavement other than as
phalt weie entliely wiped out.
Instead of $12,150, the city assessois
will have to :et along with but llttlo
moie than half that sum. Foui bun
dled dollms was taken off the $4,500
asked foi assistant assessois, 1S97, and
tho $4,500 asked tor the 1SUS assessment
assessois wns stricken olf. This menus
the men who do tho waul assessing
next winter will have to wait from Jan
uaiy to April 1 for their pay.
if the committee stands by Its ac
tion the police depaitment will have to
snuggle along a year with 14 Instead of
51 patrolmen. Tho salailes of seven
men weie taken off the estimate, le
duclng that Item from $39,000 to $33,'J00
Tho salaiy of $G0O asked for a cleik was
expunged and minor Items 1 educed
from $50 to $200 each until the $G3,210
crlglnally asked appealed $53,010. A
typographical euor, however, appeared
lit one Item mid made thu oilglual to
tal $2,800 mote than had been Intended,
Tho cuttlmr was. fast and fuilous In
the nre department estimate, $21,300 be
ing taken from $57,707.01 naked. Tho
biggest cut wns $7,200 which was asked
for combination w aeons for Cumber
land, Excelsior, Nay Aug and Relief
companies. Tho $0,000 wanted for ton
additional 'immanent men was wiped
out und fiom $100 to $1,000 was stripped
from cloven Items. Tho committee
would allow 110110 of $1,500 asked for
A compliment wns paid tho building
Inspector by approving his modest
HOARD OF HEALTH CUT.
From llto boaid of health's $9,770 theio
was taken away $1,210. Of tho latter
sum $2,820 was for the purchase of tho
cremntoiy lot, the committee ptefoi
llng to pay $180 for Inlet est.
Tho Scianton Public llbimy's $11,500
might have boon puiod a little, but af
ter Llbiailan Cur had explained the ne
cessity of each Item It wus ngiced to
defer action upon It for the piesent,
Emly In the meeting a communica
tion had been lead ftom Colonel E 11.
Ripple, president of the board of patk
commlssloneis, In which ho made an
earnest appeal for a liberal oppropila
tlon for the city's paiks which have
been sadly neglected for two yents.
When the paik depaitment was
leached, however, thu committee failed
to approve anything like the amounts
asked, although an Incieaso of neaily
$2,000 over last year was gianted for
Nay Aug paik, while the amounts et
aside for Council nnd Woodlawn paiks
weie the same as last )cai.
Tho park commlssloneis had esti
mated $1S,5C9 for Nay Aug paik and
designated eighteen Hems. That
amount was cut down to $5,000, divided
as follows Superintendent, $G00, as
sistant, $300, policeman, $000, other
purposes, $3,500. Council paik was
granted $1,000 fot unspecified putpnses
Instead of $1,97S.50 teptesenting seven
teen Items nccoidlng to the estimate
of the commlssloneis. For Woodlawn
paik the $500 asked was cut In two.
Instead of $2,S2ri, tho boaid of revis
ion and appeal w 111 got $1,"")0 loss That
sum was reached In reducing by one
half the salailes asked by the live mem
bers for 1S9G and 1S97.
Under the head ot genet nl city ex
penses the sum to bo set aside for inci
dentals and judgments was reduced
from $20,000 to $15,000.
The committee adjourned to moot
next Wednesdaj night.
Securitv Iliiildlng und Savings Union.
Charteied under Pennsylvania laws.
Home olllce, rooms 203 and 20D Meals
building, Scianton, Pa.; telephone 1302
Ofilcers Colonel Geoige Sanderson,
president, Colonel F. L Hitchcock, vRc
piesldent; Edmund A. Haiti, iictuar) ; 1.
J Slebockei, ticasuier, Hoince V. Hand,
nttoine), Albeit Hall, sqctet.ai) , It K
Cranner, supeilntendunt of agencies
Hoard of directors Colonel George San
deison, attorne) and counsel-at-la. , Col
onel F L Hitchcock, insurance and attor
ney, Edmund A. Haiti, county surve)or,
L J. Slebecker, caipots and drapeilcs,
Albert Hall, secretaiy of S. H , and S. I' ,
Frank II. Clemons, slioilffof Lackawanna
county, Prank P Christian, hatter and
gent's furnisher, C C. Keiber, of Clemons,
Peibei & O'Malle) Co.; Charles R. Cou
ncil, secretary and tteasurei Lackawanna
SEMI-ANNUAL STATEMENT, JAN. 1,
Cash in bank and olllce $ 2,822 40
Real estate loans 10,71121
Stock loans 510 00
Installment dues unpaid SOO 75
Interest and premium
due and unpaid 1,131 S3
Real estate 1,700 0J
Olllce furnltuio and Ilx-
tuics 2SI 21
Insuiance advanced ... is 75
Duo from expense fund . S3 00 $1S,101 21
Installment stock $30,008 72
Debenture and coupon
stock S.151 00
Dues Advanced by tneirir
,beis 75S GO
Hills payable 1,000 00
Undivided piollts .... 2.122 S3 $IS,101 21
PROFIT AND LOSS
Interest and piemlum
received $ 1.S37 5S
Intel est and piemlum
delinquent seemed . .. 1,131, 83
Tines lecelved 03 39
Withdrawal prollts 21 G2 $ 3,057 42
Sundry loan fund, In
terest and discount. ...$ 40 50
Debenttuo dividends ... 201 25
Interest and discount .. 249 G2
Delinquent Intel est and
piemlum July 1 . 377 10
Net piollts (0 months) . 2,122 83 $3 057 42
umber of shares In lotcc Jan 1, 1897, 4,501
Nay Aus; I'ark Colliery, Canaiam
& Stokes, Coal Oueratora.
Egg, Slotc ant! Cheslnut,
AT MIKES, $2.00,
Colliery, Gibson St, Tenth waul
Olllce, 136 Wjotning avenue. Sttict
attention given to unlets ly mail.
BEST SETS OF TEETH, $8,
Includlnc tlio painless ostiactl'i? of
tcotli by an entirely now piocess.
S. C. SNYDER, D. D. S.,
321 Sprues bt , Ojip. Hotel J;rm)n.
?nnl jfnn finnl
bull . olio . oil,
Kin mm. una
CARPETS and DRAPERIES
IPlliy I lb
Jfm''Qn 14, Is incomplete without drape-
I wC'4iki ries- You y ?lace the
kl f&SsW MM JSi handsomest furniture in a
Imi kiMMl roon" er its waiis aud
timw W luil the draPeries at doors
JmffMMmm, ' WA-i'ra and windows, and there is an
There is no necessity for this lack of cosiness. We are
selling draperies at such reasonable prices that the most
economical can be accommodated.
SOECffl I 1I1S,
OUR COLONY IN THE "PEN."
It Costs .More Tlinn Three Thoiisuml
Dollars to aliiliiluln It,
It cost $1,725.00 to keep tho Lncka
vvamia pi lionets In the Eastern peni
tential y for tho venr 1890. On this bill
tho county Is ci edited with $?50.02 fot
woik pet fanned lj tho prisoners, tank
ing the net cost to the count v $J,175.8X.
Clothing for dlscluuged jirlsoneis cost
Thomas Dinning, who Is solving a
sentence foi' iiiurdtr, corned $30 00 for
tho county duriiur the year, which Is
tho highest amount ei edited to any
Lnckuwatina county piljonot'. David
Wot dan earned $30.4!?, John Sylvestei
Rostosky $10 00, Maggie Conway $14.11,
Finnic Uezek $1G 90.
Ilundteds ot eager buvots are dally
taking advantage ot out- closing out
sale about half usual piles. Holding's
Tailor made fall suits rind overcoats,
latest styles, John Ross, 307 Spiuco
250 XX White Envelopes for 17c. at 3c.
Store, 523 Lack'u. ave.
Get n pair ot those shoos at Crouch
Utos. & Heatty's quick If you want a
Steam Hciiting und Plumbing.
P. F. & M. T. Hovvley, 231 Wyoming ave.'
Tor tlio benefit of tlio people.
FINE GAPES AND JACKETS,
AT 1.USS THAN HAM' PRICL1. '
What was 7 (Xi is now $2 ol.
What was 10 0 1 is now 1 75,
V li it vv as 14 00 is now 6 511.
What wix3 S'i 0) Is now $3. 10
What wns 10 00 Is now 1.75
What was 15 0J is now 6 05
Big Bargains in Pur Capes.
W. R. BLACK, ,
32 Wyoming Ave
SAWYER'S MILLINERY STORE
We have placed on sale 50
dozen cups and saucers of the
above sensible ware. The
saucers have heavy gold band
ed edges, the cups show solid
gold handles, and gold bands,
and in plain rich solid colors
as follows: Cobalt-blue, dark
pink, light pink, ivor', yel
low and turcu.ioise.
Wo Have Harked Them
Cup and Saucer.
Solimsr Piano Stands at tli3 Hand
AND .1. W. GUi.RVSi:V Stands at tlie Head
lu tho Bluslo tiacli. You cm always get a
bottor bjrnin at lib biautiful warorooms
than at an) othor plaoo in tliu city.
fall uud sco for j oiulf beforo buying,
205 VVasSiington Avenue,
J. V. aUiiUNSEY, Prop.
An Idea! iiome
air of iucompleteu9Ss about
406 Lackawanna Ave.
Opp. Wyoming House.
J? j ti fi i h 2. a H w?
TNjll "Trow nnwift ivi ixtswwtfswttjf
4 Ju II JjL Jjii
423 Lackawanna Avanuj,
And Cut Glass.
Great Reductions in All
Watches and Clocks Re
paired on short notice.
Our entire stock of
CLBTilG, HUTS IB
In both our stores, 112 Spi'lICC St.,
ami '205 Lackawanna Ave.,
will be closed out at
PRICES EXTRAORDINARILY LOW
to facilitate a speedy wind-up
of our business.
EEEP W TIE
UMJTY OF OOS WARES
and putting down tliu price
upon tlicm is what wc arc ever
striving to do. Wo have made
a record in eertain lines, of
Complete with Sliade or Globe,
, Irom $1.5)8 to $.M). These
are one of the many bargains
, now at the
C J. WEICIIEL,
Alcars Ulds, Cor. Waili. and Sprue: St.
Gas, Plumbing and
Electric Light Wiring.
HOT WATER REflTING
434 LACKAWANNA AVE,
A. E. ROGERS'
213 LftCKAWANHA AiE.lj:
Look at our SIO Gold Watches,
Warranted IS Years.
213 Lackawanna Avenua,