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THE SCRANTON TRIBUNE-SATURDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 13, 1S97.
Puttie's Wlf st Hoards, latest and best
We have all sizes and style3.
Also Thist Cards; In large variety,
by the pack or by the dozen.
Games of amusements, all sorts,
lor old and young people.
Hlank Account Hooks,
all sorts and all sizes, from
tlie vest pocket tncui. to the
largest Ledger, for all sorts business.
Stationery, everything desirable
for the ollicc, desk or counter,
all the standard sorts and novelties,
Choice Stationery for ladles' use.
Kngraving and Printing to order
of Calling Cards and Invitations
on slioit notice and right prices.
See our Specimens and get prices.
Fancy Goods nt greatly reduced prices.
Hargains in several lines
to reduce stock.
322 Lackawanna Ave
SSI The Finest
Wo Ever Had in the Mill.
ABSOLUTELY WITHOUT PAIN
EXTRACTION OP TEETH WITH
"ANAESTIIENE." FINEST DEN
TAL WORK IN THE CITY.
DRS, HEN WOOD & WARD ELL
3:6 LACKAWANM AVE
Copy of It Was Iteceivcd Yesterday
hy Colonel II. A. Coarsen.
The following lias been received by
Colonel II. A. Coursen of the Thirteenth
Adjutnnt General's Olliee,
HiirrlHburir. l'u., Feb. 10, 1SUT.
Colonel Henry A. Coarsen, Thirteenth
Heglment, National (juurd of Pennsyl
vania, Scrantoa, l'a.
Hy older of the commander-in-chief, I
communicate, direct advising yon that
complications la tho matter of transpor
tation of troops render It Impossible to
parade the National Guard of Pennsylva
nia at Washington, March 4 -next. Every
effort has been made to secure to the Na
tional Guard of Pennsylvania the pleas
ure and tho experience of tho trip, but
without success. Tills is not in any sense
the result of unwillingness of the railroad
companies of the state to favor the men
with free transportation, bat is caased
by demands from a number of states tor
similar favors, which necessitated the fix
ing of a very low rates of fare, but even
at the low rate tho transportation of the
Guard would be too expensive, and the
expenditure of a large sum of money at
this tlmo for this purpose Is deemed un
wise. Vou will give the necessary Infor
mation to the olilcers and men of your
command promptly. The commander-in-chief
regrets exceedingly tho disappoint
ment of olilcers and men of the Guard at
being unable to participate In the Inaugu
ral ceremonies of tho president-elect.
Thomas J. Stewart,
Is the cry of a competitor. Well, we aro
sorry, but then we must Improve the
store and building, and we have to sell
the stock before wo can do It, and we
cut the prices In two to sell It quickly.
THE HANIST13R SHOE CO.,
Cor. Lackawanna & Wyoming aves.
To Cure u Cold in One Day.
Take laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets.
All druggists refund the money if it
fads to cure. 25 cents.
Men's Colchester Spading linots
for $1.9S at the C Brothers. Get a
chance on the gold watch. Goes off
is as good as a mile.
Aud a Miss' shoes
should be as good as
can be made. Price hin
drance maybe, keeps
you from wearing the
the best. Then you'll be
glad to grasp this oppor
tunity. A dozen broken
lots that sold from $2.00
to $2.50 go today for
about half. Broken sizes
and small lots. Take a
little longer to suit you
maybe, but if you find
your fit you've saved
one-half in price. Choice
of these $2.00 and $2.50
shoes today for
110 Spruce Street.
JUDGE GUNSTER SAYS'
IT WAS AN OUTRAGE
Handles the Accused White Caps Willi
CASE IS IN THE JURY'S. HANDS
l)uft!iic Hollos Upon the Jury KnyiiiK
"It Was Coud MiioiikIi lor tho Old
Sliincr"--Tostlmony That Was
Hoard Yesterday--Insurance Agent
C. I. Itico Accused of HiuIiuzkIu'
mcnt--Otlicr .Matters in Court.
It looked rather rosy for the defend
ants In the white cap caw until .lodge
Gunster delivered his charge yester
day afternoon, Messrs. Boss and VI
daver had the sympathy nil running
towards the avengers and the genet al
opinion was that old man Baker had
been properly chastised, Judge Gun
ster, however, did not take the gener
ally accepted view of the case, but
looking on tho urfalr from the stand
point of the law, characterized it as
an unquestionable outrage and said the
defendants should be convicted on their
Host or the evidence adduced yester
day morning by the prosecution was
offered with a view of discrediting the
Squire Arnold, before whom the pre
liminary hearing took place, testllled
that Walton nnd Thorp had admitted
to him that they with another had as
saulted Baker and Thorp also said that
.Dr. Beck had put them up to It.
Detective Michael Moran, who
worked up the case for Baker, told of
various admissions he had pumped out
or the defendants. One of them was?
that Dr. Beck told him he had put up
the job on linker to keep the old man's
mouth shut, as he had talked too much
about him and Carrie Walton, who
had formerly worked at his house. The
witness also said that the girl one time
admitted to lilin that she did not scream
as alleged, but ran away at the first
sight of the three men approaching.
Charles Maker, jr., testllled that Wal
ton and Thorp admitted to him that
they had been led Into the affair by
Dr. Beck, who put up the whole job.
TIIEOKY OP THE DEFENSE.
Mr. Vldaver made the opening for
the defense, of which nil outline was
given yesterday. It was that they
would not deny the assault, but at
tempt to justiry It.
The girl In the case, Carrie Walton,
was the first witness for the defense.
She testllled that her uncle accused her
of Intimacy with Dr. Beck and used this
to Intimidate her Into submitting to
his designs. She told her mother of
the uncle's conduct nnd when the plan
was arranged to catch him, willingly
acquiesced to phi? a part In It.
While Miss Walton was testifying
one of tho jurors Interrupted with an
objection to Dr. Beck coaching her. He
said he had been watching them close
ly and that she had been answering
yes or no accoidlng as to how Dr. Beck
nodded his head. There was a little
excitement for a while, but It cooled
down and after Miss Walton got
through testifying a complete denial
was made by Dr. Beck on the stand of
any attempt to coach Miss Walton.
"That's all right, but don't do It again,"
was Mr. Jones' advice.
Mrs, Hettie Doyle, mother of the
Walton boy and girl, denied the state
ment of Detective Moran that her
daughter had in her presence admitted
to him that she did not scream on the
night of the assault, when the men
came upon them. Mrs. Doyle also tes
tified that It was she who sent her
daughter to entrap old man Baker.
Sam Smith, a disinterested neighbor
and neutral friend of all parties, went
on the stand and told that old man
Baker had admitted to him that when
the assault took place the girl was sit
ting on the ground and he was down
on one knee assuring her that he
wouldn't harm her for $2,000.
Baker was called in rebuttal and de
nied the statement atrrlbuted to him
by Smith, and denied In general that
he ever acted indecently towards his
niece. Detective Moran being recalled,
testllled that Miss Walton told him
that her uncle had never made Inde
cent proposals to her.
Mrs. Doyle was called by the ueiense
In sur-rebuttal to testify to having
witnessed Improper actions on the part
of the uncle towards his niece. The
evidence was not admitted, however.
Judge Gunster then made his charge,
defining the crimes with which the de
fendants were charged, and as Indicat
ed in the opening paragraph, telling
them to find all three guilty of at least
assault and battery. The worst crimi
nal In the land, ho said, deserves de
cent treatment, and, again, no man
has a light to take the law Into his
DISPUATE ABOUT MONEY.
The last case of the week was that
of C. L. Ulco, the Insurance agent, who
Is charged by Martin Clark with em
bezzlement. Mr. Clark alleges that he
engaged Mr. Hlco to secure Insurance
for him on his father, Thomas Clark,
in the Equitable Insurance company.
Mr. Wee could not Induce the Equitable
company to accept the risk, but after
some eirort secured a policy in an
other company. Mr. Clark refused to
take this policy, claiming he wanted
an Equitable policy or none at all
Mr. Bice held that Mr. Clark comirds-
sioneu nun to secure a policy m some
other good company if he could not get
It In the Equitable. This Mr. Clark
denies and because Mr. Bice refuses
to return the money advanced for pre
liminary expenses, he has charged him
with embezzlement. Mr. Kelly ap
peared with Assistant District Attor
ney Thomas for the prosecution, and
Messrs. Comegys and Shurtlel'f repre
sented the defense, The case was giv
en to the jury at adjournment.
Edwnrd Morse, charged with larceny
and receiving, pleaded guilty and was
sentenced to $1 line, costs of prosecu
tion and three months in the county
Jail, The samo sentence was Inflicted
on Michael Scott, who plended guilty
of assault and battery committed on
his wife, Sarah. Scott.
Frank Cobb was found guilty of as
sault and battery upon Hillary Koz
lopski, but was recommended to the
extreme mercy of the court.
Capiases were issued for Patrick
Gauglmn, prosecutor In the case of the
commonwealth against Joseph Smith,
and for the defendant In the case of
the commonwealth against August
Ball In the sum of $1,000 was entered
by James W. Johnston for the nppear
anco at the next term of court of
James T. Johnston, charged with rob
bery by fieorgo T. White.
Mamie Smith, convicted Thursday of
keeping a disorderly house, when
called for sentence yesterday, professed
a desire of reformation and was given
until next Saturday to make up her
mind as ito what reformatory she pre
ferred to bo committed to.
THE INTERNATIONAL CLUB.
Held an Important .Meeting In
City I.imt NIrIiI.
The International club of Lackawan
na county for the political education of
foielgners held un Important meeting
last night In the Elks rooms on Frank
lin avenue which was presided over by
County Suiveyor Edmund Kuril. Al
tprjiey. William,. Vokollk Is secietury of,
There were a largo number of dele
gales present at lust, night's meeting
limn various parts of the county nnd
some Interesting reports were heard
fioin Fell township, Mayfleld and other
places which emphasized In the minds
ol those present the great necessity of
The club wns formed last November
to Instruct and protect the foreign born
cltlzriis of Lackawanna county nnd has
branches all through the county.
GOOD FALL OF SNOW.
Made Sleighing a Possibility for Several
Days to ComeAlmost Blockaded
the Trolley Lines.
Six inches of real live snow, the kind
that covers everything, raises hob with
street car trallle, pleases the children
nnd sends to the woods the man who
says they have no real winters now
that kind of snow fell during Thursday
night and yesterday. It was of the
Innocent variety and came without any
bluster and fuss. But even without
the wind or the drifting It made su
burbanites mutter bad words and foot
travel wearisome, almost tied up tno
street car lines, mildo sleighing for
several days to come and proved Im
mediately profitable to only the cabby
liveryman and liquid dispenser.
There was no Interruption In the fall
until late In the afternoon, when tho
storm abated, but tdld not entirely
cease until late In the night. Mean
while the Traction company had been
making n plucky light, it would not
be admitted that cars were not run-
ning and that was true literally but
from 2 until -i o'clock the system was
as near to being blocked and still run
ning as was possible.
The storm came suddenly about 1
o'clock In the morning. Even a mild
wind would have made trallle well
nigh Impossible, but the coarse sugar
like quality of the beautiful and Its
docility rendered It less troublesome to
Business men and clerks were late
to stores nnd olllces and during the
day business throughout ithe city was
slight and intermittent. Heavy haul
ing hnd to be abandoned and the re
tall trade did not pa rent.
All passenger trains arrived and left
on schedule time. The trains enter
ing the.clty, however, gave evidence
of battles with the storm on the moun
tains. Before midnight the Traction company
had all Its lines open and ready to per
mit schedule time this morning unless
there Is a further fall of snow The
late weather Indications, however, re
ceived nt The Tribune olllce last
night Indicate fair weather and higher
NOT OVERLY DELICATE.
Moulin Kongo Company at the Acad
emy Almost to Chic.
Tho "Moulin Rouge Extravaganza"
company, which opened an engagement
at the Academy of Music last night Is
anything that tho title might suggest.
In fact the rather far-fetched efforts
of the performance Is too suggestive
of unmentionable things to suit fas
Tho "Moulin Rouge" people present
a burlesque satire' entitled "A Pack of
Caids," which has almost any kind of
a beginning and the same kind of an
ending with a kind of filling that bor
ders too much on the Koster & Blal
variety to suit the sensitive Scrnnton
palate. Specialties from the substance
of a skit. Of these the work of Sam
Collins, late of the "Black Crook" com
pany, Is the best.
The company will be at the Academy
this afternoon and evening.
Security Itiiildiug nnd Savings Union.
Chartered under Pennsylvania laws.
Home olllce, looms 1'OS ami 20!) Mcars
building, Scranton, Pa.; telephono 130:'.
Olilcers Colonel George Sanderson,
president; Colonel F. L. Hitchcock, vice
president; Edmund A. liartl, actuary; L.
J. Slebecker, treasurer; Horace K. Hand,
attorney; Albert Hall, secretary; It. K.
Crannur, superintendent of agencies.
Board of directors Colonel George San
derson, attorney and counsel-at-l.iw; Col
onel F. L. Hitchcock, Insurance and attor
ney; Edmund A. Bartl, county surveyor;
L. J. Slebecker, cm-pots and draperle.i;
Albert Ball, secretary of S. li., und S. U.;
Frank H. demons, sheriff of Lackawanna
county; Frank P. Christian, hutter and
gent's furnisher; C. C. Ferber, of demons,
Ferber & O'.Malley Co.; Charles R. Con
ned, secretary and treasurer Lackawanna
SEMI-ANNUAL STATEMENT, JAN. 1,
Cash in bank and olllce. $ 2,822 10
Real estate loans -10,744 21
Stock loans fill) 00
Installment dues unpaid S0G 75
Interest und premium
due and unpaid 1,131 S3
Real estate 1,700 00
Olllco furniture and fix
tures 2S1 21
Insurance advanced ... IS 75
Duo from expense fund . S3 00 JIS.101 21
Installment stock $3,00S 72
Debenture and coupon
stock 8,151 0)
Dues Advunccd by mem
bers 75S CO
Bills payablo 1,000 00
Undivided profits 2,122 8!) JIS.101 21
PROFIT AND LOSS.
Interest and premium
received $ 1.S37 5S
Interest nnd premium
delinquent secured .... 1,131 S3
Flues received C3 3!)
Withdrawn! profits 21 C2 i 3,037 42
Sundry loan fund, In
terest and discount. ..,$ IS 50
Dobenturo dividends .... 2G1 2.
Interest und discount .. 21!) G2
Delinquent Interest and
premium July 1 377 10
Net profits, (G months).. 2,122 S3 $ 3,057 42
umber of shares In force Jun; 1, IW, 4,501.
IS ELECTION DAY
OHIccrs That Arc to Be Voted for in
THE PRIZES ARB NOT I.AR0E
Candidates Tor Common Council Are
to He Voted lor in the Odd Num
bered Ward and in u Number ol the
WiImIh Aldermen Will Also lie
Clioscn--Otily One Candidate lor
School Controller in the Field.
Next Tuesday the annual spring elec
tion will take place. Its approach Is
causing little or no excitement, for the
prizes that are being fought for tills
year nro not of great value. Common
enuncilmen are being chosen In tho odd
numbered wards, and aldermen In the
Third, Firth, Seventh, Tweirth and
Eighteenth wards. In the First ward
THAT THE SNOW BltOUCxIIT.
n member of tho board of school con
trol is to be elected, and in all of the
wards district election olilcers are to
In the First wnrd George II. Shires,
Republican, is unopposed for school
controller, but David H. Reese, the Re
publican candidate for common coun
cil, has for an opponent John J. Loftus,
tho present common councilman of the
ward. .Mr. Loftus Is a Democrat, but
was elected two years ago as an Inde
pendent. There Is a lively light among the
Democrats of the Third ward. No
nominations were made by the Re
publicans In that ward. John T. Me
Namara captured the regular Dem
ocratic nomination for common coun
cil, and Michael P. Noono for alder
man. They are opposed by .lames .1.
drier, the present chairman of the
common council, who wants to succeed
himself, and James P. Gilbrlde. They
are known as the Independent Dem
ocratic candidates. Mr. Grler bus a
large number of fast friends In the
ward, nnd says he has no fear of the
outcome. Mr. McNamara und Mr.
Noon, however, are confident that they
will triumph. They are sparing no ef
fort that will win them votes among
the Grler adherents.
IN THE FIFTH WARD.
In the Fifth ward there Is a red hot
fight for alderman between Bezaleel
Davis, the regular Republican nomi
nee; Benjamin Griffiths, the nominee
of the Democrats and Independent Re
publicans und M. L. Blair, the present
alderman of the ward, who is a candi
date for re-election on the Citizens'
ticket. John II. Walker, the Republi
can nominee for common council In
that ward, Is unopposed.
Of course, there is a lively fight In
the Seventh ward. Itj would not be the
Seventh ward if there was not. Al
derman P. DeLucy Is a candidate to
succeed himself, and from present In
dications will have a good snug major
ity over Terrence Rafferty, who Is a
candidate for alderman on a ticket
labeled Pennsylvania Democracy. Ills
flonday will be the
of Keeds & liurnsley Manufacture.
H5c Crenm Damask strictly puro linon 25c
10c (Jieani Damnsk strictly puro linen ......2i)c
15u Cream Damask strictly puro II11011 i?5c
GOo Cream Damask strictly puiu liiion !J!)c
Mo Creum I)nuiuk strictly pure- litiuu Inc
O.io Cream Damask strictly puro linun 5Sc
S')c Cream Damask strictly pure linen (i!)c
G5o Bleached- S now White H nc
(iOo Bleached Snow White r. 50c
7Gc Hleaehed Snow White (iSc
UOct Jllcached Snow White 7!)c
1.00 Uleaehed Snow White SSc
And a larfjo assortment of line linens ranging
in prices from 1.25 to 3 por yard ut greatly re
Napkins., g square, worth 00c, for i-7c
Napkins, siiur., worth SOc, for (!!)c
Napkins, g square, worth 1, for SSc
Napkins, laro dinner, worth fl GO, for $1.15
Napkins, largo dinner, worth 2,00, for 1.51)
Napkins, largo dinner, worth 2.2G, for 1.7!)
Napkins, largo dinner, wortli 2.&0, for l.'JS
A large stock of higher priced goods.
$1.00 largo Crochet Quilt for (i!)c
1.25 largo Crochet Quilt for U5c
running mate Is Michael F. Gllroy,
who wants to succeed himself as com
mon councilman of the ward. Harry
C. Ilaag was the Kepubllcan nominee
for common council, but his withdraw
al from the light wns published In yes
terday's Tribune. 1'. V. Scanlon and
Timothy Burke dispute the light of
Mr. Gllroy to again represent the ward
In the lower branch of the city's legis
lature, lloth are popular young men,
with numerous friends, and In conse
quence the fight for council In the Sev
enth Is probably the liveliest in the
HAS A WALKOVElt.
Captain James Molr Is the Republi
can nominee for common council In Hie
Ninth, and no one disputes his light to
succeed himself. In the Eleventh ward
Philip Wirth, the present councilman,
who Is the Republican nominee, Is op
posed by Fred Phillips. The light Is
lively, but the odds are In Mr. Wlrth's
favor. Attorney C. C. Donovan Is the
candidate of the Democrats and Re
publicans of the Twelfth wnrd for al
derman, und can therefore lend his
title to a re-election clear.
T. 11. Jacks-'on, the Republican nomi
nee for common council In the Thir
teenth ward, Is opposed by M. J. Mc
Donnell, Democrat, and Minor C. Carr,
the candidate of the Prohibitionists and
Citizens. Joseph Oliver nnd Luther
Keller, the Republican nominees In the
Fifteenth and Seventeenth wards, have
no opposition. These gentlemen at
present represent the wards In a very
There Is n three-cornered fight for
nldernmn In the Eighteenth ward be
tween John C. Jones, the Republican
nominee; Martin Ilore, Democrat, and
John P. Kelly, candidate of the Inde
George Wlrth, jr., Republican, and
Richard Sheridan, Democrat, are bat
tling for supremacy In the Nineteenth
ward and the olllce of common council
Is the prize. Mr. Wlrth Is the present
representative of tho ward. The
Democratic leaders of tho ward are
urging tho voters to defeat him be
cause ho voted for the ordinance to
construct a sewer In that part of the
Ills Democratic opponent keeps dis
creetly quiet on the subject of the
sewer. It Is known, however, that
some of his strong supporters are
among those who are most loudly
clnmoring for n sower, nnd It therefore
becomes apparent that the hue and cry
raised with reference to Mr. Wlrth's
vote Is simply an effort to throw dirt
In the eyes of tho voters anil blind
them to the real situation until after
election. In this ward Jo cob F. Mil
ler, Republican, and Christian Storr,
Democrat, are candidates for alder
man. Henry G. Dale, Republican, and
Thomas Norton, Democrat, are candi
dates for common council 111 the Twenty-first
ward. Mr. Dale Is a very popu
lar young man and the prospect of his
election Is very bright.
INTERNATIONAL CHESS AUTCH.
Americans Play on the Stngc of
Iki'ooklyn Academy of .Music.
New York, Feb. 12. This morning at
10 o'clock the second International
chess match between United Kingdom
of Great Britain and the United States
was begun, there being ten players on
each side. While the Britishers were
conducting their games at the Hotel
Cecil In London, the American team
were playing on the stage of the Brook
lyn Academy of Music, where the
Brooklyn Chess club has made excel
lent arrangements for the players, the
cable operators, the official scorers and
the spectators. 'During the morning
and afternoon sitting there were about
DUO spectators in the buldlng. Punc
tually at 10 o'clock Proefessor I. L
Rice, the British umpire called time and
play began. The pairings and the
openings adopted were as follows:
No. 1, Blackburn vs. lillsburg two
No. 2. Showalter vs. Lacock ruy lopez.
No. u. Atkins vs. Iluiille Vienna game.
No. I. Barry vs. Lawrence P. tj. I.
No. 5. Mills vs. Ilymes Fieneh ileteiu-e.
No. (i. Hoges vs. lfelllngham ruy lopez.
No. 7. Hluke vs. Delmar French de
fence. No. S. Helms vs. Jackson ruy lopez.
No. S. Cole vs. Teed P. Q. 4.
TILL BALL?f up."
last opportunity you will have of buying Linens and Sheetings at the
Lowest Prices ever quoted in this city:
Marseilles Quilts, till
SOMETHING N!-:V. Stevens llros.' soft fin
ish Crashes, ready for use.
S cent Crush for (ic
10 cent Crash for "c Gc. Cotton (Jrah for Hi
12 cent Crash for Sc 0c Cotton Crash for lu
15 cent Crash for 12ic
TOWKI.S Largo stock
M0SLINS RND SHEETINGS.
Having bought a largo stock at the very lowost
prices cotton goods ever sold at, wo propose to
give our customers tho bonellt of our purchase:
Good Hrown Muslin only .'. .'. Hc.J
Kino Brown Muslin only 4c"
7o Brown Muslin only Sic
7c Atlantic A, only 5c
7c Atlantic II, onlv : rSa
lie Best Lock wood, 6-1 P. C Muslin for Sc
IHo Best Lookwood, (l-l I. C. Muslin for 10c
10c Best Lookwood, S-l shouting Muslin for..l2Ac
ISo Best Lookwood, IM Sheeting Muslin for.. He
20c Best Lookwood, 10-1 Sheeting Muslin for .Uic
Lackawanna Avenue, Scranton. Pa,
No. 10. McCutcheon vs. Jacobs countor
Grent Uiitnln played white on the odd
numbered tnhles nnd the Americans on
the even numbered hoards.
At 2 o'clock an adjournment wns tak
en until .1 li. m.
Shortly after play had been resumed.
McCutcheon who was playing on the
tenth board, resigned after 27 moves,
while play on the other tables was con
tinued until C.31) p. in., when a second
adjournment wns made. Play 'will be
HAWAII FOR ANNEXATION.
Kvcn Natives Want the Hulled States
to Take the Islands.
San Francisco, Feb. 12. Lorln A.
Thuiston, ex-IIawallan minister to tho
United States, arrived from the Islands
today. Mr. Thurston, as president of
the Annexation club of Honolulu, ex
pects to accomplish considerable mis
sionary work lu aid of the annexation
movement before his return home.
His mission Is not an ollhial one, he
says, and he has not been sent here
Cither by the government or by the
Annexation club. He says, however, If
the opportunity presents Itself, he pro
poses to exert his best efforts to aid
the annexation movement. He says
the all-absorbing theme of discussion
In the Islands Just now Is nnnexntlon.
As the day for the Inauguration of
President McKlnley nppi caches Inter
est In the annexation question Is be
coming Intensified and widespread. The
natives are joining the movement, with
the Idea that the annexation of the
Islands to the United States Is their
only salvation from tho Japanese, who
are. elbowing them in various fields of
For the Inauguration of President
elect McKlnley, at Washington, the
Lehigh Valley Railroad will make very
low excursion rates, and this Is your
opportunity for sight-seeing at the
capital of the United States, witnessing
tho pomp and pageantry of the In
auguration festivities at a small cost
This company offers the best of ac
commodations as to train service, nnd
passes through the mountains of Penn
sylvania where the most magnificent
scenery of the "Switzerland of Amer
ica" may be seen from the train. '
Inquire of ticket agents for time of
trains and rates.
will dispel the
Among the hundreds of special val
ues of this odd ware sale arc some
bargains that outclass others, both in
their desirability and the sweeping
character ofthe reduction.
Particularly is this true of our open
stock patterns of decorated dinner
ware, which have been made up in
sets. It has been a matter of doubt
whether they should be included in
the sale or not, but once decided upon
as belonging to the "odd ware" class,
their cost or value had no part in de
ciding the price. 'Twas what would
sell them quickly they are all the
best goods. HilViliUKl fc Co. JHIll
Other French China, .Haddock's
.MILLAR & PECK,
131 Wyoming Avenue.
Walk in and look around.
Why let your home and business bo destroy
ed throutfU atronst drink or inorpblaa when
you can be cured la four wooks at tlio Iteoley
Institute, "23 Miidisnn iivnnue Bcraaton, Pa.
The Cure Will Bear Invcjtlcatloa.
grades, ut reduced prices.
at 3 actual value.
"O 11 " (H
It's been a little
slow in the framing
department. To liven
things up we will
make a special dis
count of 25 on all
framing orders left
with us this week.
This is a bona fide
Bring your pic
tures in. Pick out
the moulding. Figure
it up yourself accord
ing to the plainly
marked prices on the
back of the mould
ingsthen take off
25 per cent, of the
total, and you have
the special prices for
303 Lacka. Ave.
You can save money by buying specta
cles of Silverstone, tho cyo specialist, at
20!) Lackawanna avenue, onely ono fllGht
over tho LehlKh Valley ticket office. Tha
following prices will sntlsfy you that they
aro tho cheapest In tho city: Solid gold
rlmmcd spectncles at $3.50 per pair; filled
bows at $2: nlcklo bows from 50c. to $1.50;
aluminum bows from 75c. to $2.00; colored
glasses from 25c. to $1.23. Wo havo a larga
line of reading glasses, tho best In the
market, at 23c. per pair. Opera and mag
nifying glasses nt reduced prices. Of
fice hours, 8 a. m. to 12m.; 1 to fl p. m.
Remember that your eyes will bo exam
ined freo and satisfaction Is guaranteed.
School of Music, 5:0 Spruce St.
Mrs. Katharine Thiele,
Voice Training, Solo Singing.
Violin, Piano, 'Cello ensemble. Both
teachers at celebrated Scharwctika
Conservatory, New York. xlso other
competent teachers engaged. Mr. Thlcls
is the successor to the lab
Coal of tho best quality for domestic us
tnd of all sizes, including liuckwheat and
Blrdseye, delivered In any part of tho city,
at tho lowest price.
Orders received ot tho Olllco, first floor.
Commonwealth building, room No. J:
telephone No. 2524 or at the mine, tele
phone No. 272. will bo promptly attended
to.Dcalers supplied at tho mine.
Utica, S-4 Sheeting Miulin, for 101c
Utica, 'J-4 Sheeting Muslin, for 15Jc
Utlea, 10-4 ttlieotlng .Muslin, lor 17c
i n't &$aOiVL r-ir
(!o Good Muslin for 'ic
7o Korrost Muslin for 5o
7.1ellill Muslin for ;c
73o Lonsdale Muslin for (ic
7Ao Krult of Loom Mii-din for lie
iilu l'rldo of West Miwlin for l()j
121c Lonsdale Cambric Muslin lor t)c
12c Lock wood, 5-1 1 C. Muslin for !)c
Me Lock wood, (1 1 1'. ('. Mu-liu for He
l.'ic Lock wood, GO-lnch Mii-dln for 10;
17c Lookwood, b-4 Sheeting for lie
20c Lookwood, 0-4 Sheeting for Hie
22o Lookwood, 10-4 Sheeting for LSc
lc Utica, t! 4 Shooting for l.Ve
21c Utica, 0-4 Shooting for 17c
23o Utioa, 10-1 Sheeting for l)c
Gc Good Apron Gingham for
7c Best Apron Gingham for
Gc Bwt Indigo Blue Calico for
Go Good Calico for ,
Ob yhaltor Klanuel for