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'J'HE SORANTCXST TRIBUNE-MONDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 2L 1897.
NORTON'S BULLETIN.
' I'ultie's Wli'st Boanh, lntcst and best
We 1iac all sizes and styles.
Also Whist Cards; in large variety,
by the pack or by the dozen.
Gaines of amusements, all sorts,
for old and young people.
Blank Account Books,
all sorts and all sizes, from
the vest pocket mem. to the
largest Ledger, for all soits business
Stationery, everything desirable
for the office, desk or counter,
all the standard sorts and novelties,
Choice Stationery lor ladles' use.
Engraving and Printing to order
of Calling Cards and invitations
on hhott notice and light prices.
See our Specimens and get prices.
Fancy floods at greatly reduced pricis.
Bargains in scernl lines
to reduce stock.
M. NORTON,
322 Lackawanna Ac.
1
S0S20-$00
SIS The Finest
BUCKWHEAT FLOUR
1 We Ever Had in the Mill.
wnoiesaie it.
5j
sss
sooe $&
0SSSS.SSte5$
The Weston Mill Go
ABSOLUTELY WITHOUT PAIS
EXTRACTION OP TEETH WITH
"ANAESTHENE." FINEST DEN
TAL WORK IN THE CITI.
DRS, HENW00D& WARD ELL
16 LACMUrWll ML
SOCIAL AND PERSONAL.
The Scianton club held Its second
annual election Satuiday night at the
Hist tneetini; In the new looms. About
lllty niembei'j weie piesent and chose
last eui's boaid of directors who le-otg-anlred
by electing the old otllceis
as follows. Colonel H. M. 13oles, piesl
dent; T. II. Watlclns, ke piesldent;
llnjor J. W. Oakfoul, secietaiy and
tieasuiei. The other dlieetois aie: J.
Hen Dlmmlck, Henry Uelln, jr H. J.
Andeibon, Chailes I Connell, H l..
Kulkr.iThoma.s E Jones, II. W. Kings
limy. W W. Scianton, II. P. Simpson,
W. T. Smith and Major K erett Wal
reil, Piesldent Holes leappolnted the
house committee on admissions as fol
lows. House committee J. Ben Dlm
mlclt, chaliman, H. L. Tuller, H W.
Klngsbui, H P. Simpson and "W. T.
Smith, committee on admissions
Heniy Helln, Jr , chaliman; A. H.
Clnlsty. J. J. Jeimn, W. II. Jessup,
jr , O. S. Johnson, Luther Keller, Cap
tain W. A. llnj, F. H Piatt, John
Simpson and L. A. Wattes. At the
conclusion of the meeting a dainty club
lunch .i seived. No change wns
made In the anangements alieady nn
nouncedfor the reception on Saturday
night Mhen theie will be piesent be
sides members their families and a re
stilcted number of guests whose names
will be submitted duilng the week to
fie house committee by whom the In
vitations will be Issued.
o
The concei t to bo given by the Cor
nell Muslcnl club In this city on March
1 will be followed by a reception at the
HIcycIo Club House. Mis. Geoige
Sandeison, Mrs. H. H. Jermyn,
and Mis. F. J. Piatt will be
among those who will lecelve The
following ladles have been asked to le-celve-
Mis H. H Sturges, Mis. W. W.
Scranton, Mis. Homy Helln, jr.. Mis.
Janus Archbald, Mrs. It O Biooks,
'Mis Austin Blair, Mis. Fredoilck Ful
ler. Mis h, j. Anderson, Mrs. H. M.
Boles, Mis W F. Hallsteod, Mrs. A.
M. Decker. Mrs H L. Fuller, Mrs. A.
E Hunt, Mis W. T Smith, Mrs. H N.
Wlllaid, Mrs D. H Taylor, Mis. Peter
Daldson, Mrs Laton Oakford, airs.
C. D. Simpson, Mrs. F. H. Piatt, Mrs.
C S. Weston, Mrs. A. II. Stoirs, Mrs.
N. O. Hobertson, Mrs. F. II. Jermyn,
Just to show the way
the bargain wiud is blow
ing i'n shoes we mention
Men's
Patent Leathers
$4.00
made for this time of the
year. Double soles. To
wear without rubbers,
and they're a "stand-the-cold"
kind of patent
leather that's hard to
crack. Always five dol
lars until today.
oooooooo
SPENCER.
HO Spruce Street.
I
A STRAW
Mrs. W. V. Mattes, Mrs. Myron Kns
son, Mrs. C. L. Frey, Mis. George Jer
mjn, Mis. Artult, Mis. H. U. lleynolds,
Mrs. F. J. Piatt, Mis. Hownid Stieet
er, Mis. T. II. Watklns, Mis. Jeimyn,
Mrs. II. P. Simpson.
-O-
Tho I'rlnceton nlumnl of this city and
Wllkes-Haire will bnnUet Filday
night nt the Hotel Jeunyn. Piesldent
Patton of the unlveislty will bo one of
an entertaining lot of toast lesponsors.
The olllceis of the alumni are: Itev.
Or. James McLeod, of Scranton, piesl
dent; Lyddon Flick, of Wllkes-Haire.
tieasuier, and Geoige Urquhait, of
Wllkes-Barie, secietary. Following Is
the committee of arrangements who
aie arranging for the spiead: Dr. Mc
Leod, chaliman; W. H. Qunster, J.
II. Biooks, J. II. Fisher and James
Blair, jr. The banquet will begin at 7
o'clock. During Its progress theie will
he rendeied some of the old and new
college songs by a patty of singers
ftotn Wllkes-Baire anil the alma mat
er. Besides Piesldent Patton, who has
poslthely accepted an Invitation, It Is
expected that Captains Cocheian and
Wilson, of the foot ball and base ball
teams, will be present. Their homes
aie lespcctlvcly nt Wllllnmspoit anil
Plttsbuig.
o
At her homo on Jefferson avenue
Saturday, Miss Archbald gave a lunch
con to thp follow Ing In honor of her
guest, Mrs. Chailes It. Erdman; Mis.
Hrdmnn, Mis. K L Fuller, Mrs C S.
Weston, Mis. N. G Hobertson, Mis.
F It Jeimyn, Mis. O, I'. Grilllth. Mrs.
A. II. Stoirs, Mis F. J. Piatt, Mis.
G. B Jeimyn, Mrs II O Shaofer,
Mrs. Franklin Henshaw, Mrs. 13 B
Jeimyn. Mrs. F. J Piatt, Mrs W. W.
Lathi op. Mis. Hverett Waircn, Mr
II I'. Simpson, Miss Belln and the
MIses Aichbald.
Tomoirow evening the banquet of
Noitheastern Pennslanln Alumni as
sociation of Lafayette college will be
held nt the Westminster in this clt
It will bo preceded by a business ses
sion. o
A masquerade social will be conduct
ed liv the Hnteipilse dancing class in
Excelsior hall Thui.sday evening.
o
Mis Wlllaid Matthews gave a
luncheon to a number of her ft lends
Satin day afternoon,
-to
Mr and Mis N E. TUco will enter
tain at cauls tomonow evening.
o
PERSONAL "MENTION:
Mrs. Mar Wolf is in Now Yoik city.
Cltj Sollcltoi Janus H. Toney went to
Philadelphia Snluid.ij.
Mrs Wtule .M. Plnn Is seriously ill .it
her home in Park Place
A E Pr.itt, of New York city, was a
Scianton ls.Itor Satin day.
Attorney John F Murphy Is in Phila
delphia this week attending the Supreme
court
Mlbbes Claia and "Unmo Grler, of Dick
son Clt, tlte attending a ochil at
Hloomsburg State Nonnnl school.
Mi. ami Mrs Medium entei tained the
clerks In rinle's dr goods store at their
home, in North Park, Trlday eenlng
ELECTRIC MINE LAMP.
Superintendent Law, of the Newton Coa
Company of Pittston, to Give it
a Thorough Test.
"Genet al Manager John H. Liw.of the
Ntwtjn Co.il company, hi& placed an
oi do with the Hlectilc Pot table Lamp
company of Hlmita, N. Y for tule
ot thfii chloilde eleclilc lumps," b.iy.3
the Pitt-non Item. "The chloiiue lamp
was patented Match G, 1SS!). It Is thiee
and one-halt Indies In height. The bo,
or outside poitlon, Is made of a com
position lesembllnc rubl)ei and which
is wlied In the mold beloie being piess
ed. Upon opening the box, a paitition
Is found dividing it into two paits oi
cells, and In each cell theie rue two
uptight pins for lecelvlng the plates
and zinc elements, eacli ol which has a
hole halt way up lor that put pose.
After the plates aie put In position a
solution, consisting of one part of sul
phuiic acid and twenty paits of water,
is put In the cells and a rubber cover is
laid oei It. This Is lollowed by a top
of the same mateilal as the box, -which
is scieued on. The battery Is heimet
ically i-ealed and the lamp is leady
for use. The entile time for putting the
plates In place and otheiwlse piepaiing
the lamp for hoiUco does not le'iulie
a half minute.
"The lump can be turned on by oper
ating a little switch that is convenient
ly placed In front of the battel y case,
,iust below the lellector. The diameter
of the lens Is two and one-half Inches.
The light Is most cle.ar and billllant,
and Mine Inspector Stein says 'that he
could lead a paper at distance of foity
feet by the light furnished by the lamp.'
"The plates will stand twelve houis
son Ire, they becoming exhausted only
as the light !s used. When the plates
oie exhausted new ones can be obtained
for 10 cents. To enaule the lamp to be
of use to a miner a handle will be
plated on it. A lellector uttached to
the box Inci eases the powei of the small
liuandescent lamp some 90 times."
UNIVERSAL1ST YOUNG PEOPLE.
Siistiuohtiiiiiti Association in Session
nt All Souls' Church.
Saturday and yesteiday was held In
All Soulb' Unhersailst chuich on Pine
stieet the ciuai telly convention of the
Young People's union of the Susque
hanna UnHeisallst association. So.t
ui day's thiee sessions weie of a' busi
ness natuie while those yesteiday mor
ning and evening weie of a puiely de
votional older. The union will meet at
Fostei In May.
The featuie of Satin day morning's
session was a paper on younger peo
ple's wo'rk, read by Mr. HIdiidge, of
Piooklyn. Tin afternoon was devoted
to routine business and lepoits of oitl
cers and societies. It was detei mined
to besln the publication of an ottlcial
union paper, and, If Its success was
assuied, to continue the publication. A
varied eniteitalument pi ogi amino of
recitations, papers and music was icn
deied in the evening.
Revs. P. W. Whlppen, pastor of All
Souls' chuich: Tiev, It. E. lloin, of
Hiooklyn, Pa., and Itev. F. 13. Adams,
of Foster, the thiee ministers attending
the convention, participated In yester
day's sei vices, Mr. Hoin preached In
the mniuinif and Mr. Adams In the
evening. The one hour's devotional
period which pieceded the evening sei
vice was conducted by Miss Hinma
Hldrldge. of this city.
The annual irjeetlng w 111 not be held
until next autumn.
lie Cnmo From Will.os-Harrc.
The police weiu Infoimed Saturday
that un insane man was causing much
annoyance nt the South Steel mill.
Mounted Olllcei Dyer was sent to the
place and m tested John Flnnegan, of
Wllkes-Haiie, who was evidently in
sane, lie was sent buck to the Alli
gator City In the evening.
Spring medicine Is a necessity which
Hood's Saisapuillla giandly supplies
It purifies und vitalizes the blood and
thus elves tone nnd strength to the
whole sybtem.
Hood's Pills nio the only pills to take
with Hood's Suisnpaillla, Cure all
liver Ills.
SONS OF AMERICA
" THEORY AND FACT
Dr. Uiffln Doesn't Doubt Patriotism Bui
Criticizes lis Application.
THE GERMS OF QOOD GOVERNMENT
Tin1) Arc round in ihc Good InlorcM
of Good Citiuus ho r.lcet Good
.Men to Olllco--United Suites Loft
As mi liihuiitniu'o to Present
l)wellurs--i3stntc Must Ho .Horn
Tliun 13iijouil; It Is n Trust.
In the Him l'aik chuich last night
Rev. C. M. Glllln, D. D., delivered
an eloquent and patriotic sounoii tak
ing for his topic "The Father ot Our
Countty and Sons of Ameilcn." Ills
text was the woids found In Hcclesl
astcs vll:10 "Wisdom Is good with an
Inherit nice." Duilng the cout&e of his
set moil Dr. Glllln said in pait:
In every Chinese home of any dimen
sion theie Is a loom of lemembrance,
In which the family letlre to dwell
upon the virtue and renown of their
ancestois. We will make this chuich
such a place of recollection of our na
tional foiofathcr We will take little
time to talk of Wushlnston
since Mi. Lincoln suggested: "To
add bi Ightness to the sun or
gloi y to that name Is alike
Impossible. In solemn awe pionounce
the name and In Its dca'hless splen
dor leave It shining on " Like the foie
paients of the Athenians of whom
Pel Ides (Uclaied, "they iccelve a pralfce
which glows not old and Is the noblest
of sepulchus," so the commander of
the ltevolutlonniy aimy nnd Hist pres
ident of the United States Is entombed
In the loving heaits of his countrymen
On the eve of the day devoted to his
honor we would feel his ptesence and
the Insplintlon of his noble chaiacter
while we consider our responsibility
as Sons of Ameilcn. The ancient ora
tor said: "I would have you fix your
eyes upon the gieatncss of Athens un
til you become filled with love of her,
lellectlng that this emplie has been
acquired by men who know their duty
and had the courage to do
It, fieely giving their lives to
theli countiy as the fairest
off ei Ing which they could mesent
nt hei feast." So Washington and his
associates In danger and devotion gave
us this giand patrimony, the Ameilcan
lepubllc. Without effott we came into
what thoe heioes, thought out by eai
nest biains and cuived out by valiant
swoidb We have an Inheritance.
What will we do with It? As heirs
of such an estate we need wisdom.
Accoidlng to the text, a legacy Is a
possibility up and down. It cdlls foi
bense to use It.
OUU NATIONAL HERITAGE.
Fatheis have left shekels to sons and
no sense. Such Incompetents soon scat
ter by piodlgallty or carelessness what
their parent" earned by skill and :m
tlence. lilg assets have been left In
our hands this nation! Have we cap
acity to keep, use and Increase It?
Fiedeilck of Prussia 100 ycais cfter
the government of Pennsylvania had
been shaped by Penn reading an ac
count of the system said: "It Is per
fect, If it can enduie. Can we pie
seive our national heiltage"' That we
aie sons of such fatheis does not In
suie the ability. Genius does not tun
In one .stock nlwaj,s, it runs out.
Hlood gets veiy much reduced In some
of the boasting lemnants. We can not
find a twice of the capacity of their
piogenltoib We may be sons and yet
not really in the lineage. Descendants
aie often so far descended that we
might suspect the connection ne,ver ex
isted. It the deceased could will wis
dom with his wealth theie would not
be so many estates wasted.
So befoie the holiday we will halt
to lay a leaf upon the blow of those
who began this expeilment of ilomoc
iacy and then see our duty as sons to
cany this country to Its laigebt suc
cess. Having the tnbeiitance there are
several ways In which we may lose
it. First, by Indifference. We must
feel we have something of value left
to us. We know property abandoned
by the helis as not worth looking after.
If as some say, the government over
us Is not Impoitant, and llbeity no
gieat benefit, we will neglect the ln
hetltnnce. Giant said: "We believed
then (In the war) and we believe now
that we have a government woith
fighting for and If need be dying foi."
The piize paid for all blood shed In
acqulilng or in maintaining It. Our
shaie is to preserve and perfect the
Union with fiee speech, free schools
and fiee pi ess to the end of time.
The estate Is not simply to be en
joyed. Our fatheis began and then
left us a countiy crowded with the
gteatest problems concerning the wel
faie of mankind. We must do mote
than shut our shops on tomonow.
We must onen our minds to all wise
suggestions as to the evils to be
checked, the darkness to be removed,
the excellence to be peifected,
INDIFFERENCE OF MAN.
Obseivlng the Indlffeince of so many
Sons of Ami lea I would despair only
I know that theie was much lansuld
ness nnd hesitation among the colon
ists In the days of the sttuggle for In
dependence. Not eveiy one then on
this sou jvas alive and active for the
welfare of the foimlng state. There
was the same unieadlness to suffer;
the same willingness which the hu
morist boasted, to let the wife's rela
tives enlist, suffer and die; the same
gieed for pi amotion, the same jobbery
and jealousy and pettiness and selfish
ness over which we lument. Wre sim
ply lepeat on a latge scale what Is a
shadow on the eailiest plctuie. Wo have
the self piotectors who watch their
dooryanl and do not caie what Infests
the national domain If It only keeps
beyond their fences The Interest In
the late campaign shows that agitation
will mouse the mind and heaits of the
voteis. Every holiday should be an
oppnitunlty to wake the sleeping, and
guide the vigilant
The woist thine for us as a land
Is the happy inlllcking optimism which
tavs, we have a stiong constitution
and enn stand any thing. That
bulled the nations of yesterday. They
weie subjected to a strain they could
not stnnd The Chilstlnn science plan
of Isnorlng the evil powois at vvoik
w ill give them a success nnd this na
tion n giave!
Sons of America should remember
Fieedom's battle once begun,
Bequeathed fiom bleeding sire to son,
Though battled oft Is over won "
And be piepaied to shaie In the con
flict. Heiaclltus said the people must
fight for the laws as for the walls of
the city. Every son of Amoilca has
his share In keeping and completing
merlca. You count and must be a
shaier In pioduclng the woist or the
best
The second power thnt may destroy
the Inheiltance Is Ignoiance William
Penn should be good authoilty In this
commonwealth, and he vviote that
"That which makes a good constitu
tion must keep It viz1 men of wisdom
nnd virtue, qualities that because they
do not descend with woildly tnheilt
ances must be piopagated by a vli
tuous education of youth" We sug
gest tlmt for lack of that Instruction
wo are being inbbed constantly, We
pay for services we do not get nnd
fur some we .would be better without.
The Aica trlbo have a pioverb "No
man Is twice a fool," It is npt ttue
In this tenltoiy for we hnve gone
Into the same tiaps often. We Insist
that Intelligence is the only busls o
good government, without It we np
pioach a national eatnstiophe.
RASCALS AND KNAVES.
Heeaupe the Inheiltance Is outs does
not arouse and develop us to pioper
management. The theoiy that If the
I eople shnpiTpollcles and elect llileis
they will ulways do their best Is not
tiue, othetwlse republics never would
have polished. The cemetery for such
dead has occupants and we may lay
In the low If we do not cultivate rea
son. For rascals me trying to spoil
our estate for their petsunal advan
tage. We elect knaves, give them the
key to the money chest nnd they help
themselves. It Is no less thievery be
cause they appi opt late the funds un
der authoilty of a voted oidlnanee,
Some legislation Is cilmlnal and will
be so long as the unwoithy nie put In
pow er.
The enthtonement of Incompetence Is
a snd spectacle. Mcmbeis ot school
boards who cannot lend fixing the
stnndard for our child! en. I shudder
when I see the unlettered w Ith a ballot
in hand to llx mensuies and elevate
men. They may have pure intentions
yet nro Incompetent. The gieatest
hi aln Is fully taxed to cleaily think
out the best mensuies for this gieat
community. 1 nm nlatmed at the lack
of conseeintlon to the general welfoie
on the pal t of those most able for
public service. Men of talent and
honor say they do not enjoy wiio
pulllng and partisan vvoik and stay out
of politics. Washington had the mod
esty of greatness yet the suet luce of a
patilot and took the place the people
desired him to occupy and headed the
list of piesldents with a grace and
woith thai put him In the first rank of
all the woild's nilers.
Tin? doctor then lapped the greed of
aspliants for ofllce and Insisted upon
the best being willing to give their best
to the country's service. He showed
how the inci eased size and complexity
of Intciests called for the laigest men
to enter national management. He in
dicated the tendency to oligarchy in
undctnocincy "luce the few were wil
ling to manipulate the campaign for
their set and among themselves enjoy
the gains. He lebuked the stnyeis at
home f i om pilmarles and suggested
that compulsoiy -voting nt polls must
be joined to compulsoiy share In nomi
nation and ndv led every son of Amer
ica to he at the germ of our govern
ment, the caucus or primary.
CARLYLE WAS FALSE.
He approved of leadership of the
highest and put est chaiacter. We
must have chiefs who are competent.
Cnilylu was false when he suggested
we have a woild of knaves out of
which honesty Is the lesult. AVe have
much Ignoiance and some iniquity, the
latter often organized and theiefoie
effective. The good must be as wise.
He suggested that the national schools
should have studies to develop the
ability to run this government, eveiy
red schoolhouse being a nuiseiy of pa
tilotlsm, with the Hag lloatlng over it,
and the young learning of Ameilcan
heioes as well as Gieek and Roman
woithles. He counseled against falla
cious theoiles and dangeious exyeil
ments suggested by the never ending
ciop of cianks and self-styled leform
ers. After some words ns to great prob
lems like the liquor and Iminlgtatlon
question he concluded with the woids
of hope:
There Is n fount about to stream,
Thete Is alight about to beam;
Theie Is a waimth about to glow;
Tlroie Is a flower about to blow;
Thete Is a midnight changing Into
giay,
Men of thought, men of action, clear
the way!
Sons of America can and will save
Ameilca.
SERMON ON FAITH
OelHerril by Itev. II. A. Grnnt, U.D.,
in Howard Place .11. 13. Church.
At the How aid Place Methodist Epis
copal chuich last evening the pastor,
Rev. II. A. Giant, B. D spoke on
"Faith as Related to the Hlble." He
said in pait:
Faith Is conviction that the Bible lb
the woid of God, and confidence In the
fulfilment of the promises theieln con
tained, as soon as ripe foi fulfilment, or
conditions compiled with. Men have
borne of the best reasons conceivable
for bei "Ving this pioposltlon. Among
these aie thiee common sense piesuii'p
tlons and two facts: Flist, It Is pre
sumable God would not leave man
without a ievelatlon of His will for
his guidance. Two facts aie undeni
ably tiue; first, man Is Ignoiant. He
does not know much until instructed
by a supeilor Intelligence; second, God
Is inimitably wise. This needs no
pi oof. He who made all things knows
all things. Can we, on the supposition
that God Is wise and good, btlng our
selves to believe that when man need
ed knowledge about the vital questions
of life, and God had It for him that He
would withhold It.
Can- we believe that God would
leave man In ignorance of the manner
in which he should manage his own
poweis? That He would set up an en
gine and start it and give the engineer
no knowledge of It, or contiol over It?
Common sense bays God would make
a ievelatlon of His will to man. The
second piesumptlon Is, thnt God has
made such a revelation. Many thous
ands of yeais passed since man spinng
foith from the cieatlve hand of God,
and as soon as he lived he needed the
Divine law to restialn and guide him.
MONDAY
Table Linens
In Short Lengths
During our sale we made a great
many remnants of Table Linens,
1 to 4 3'ard pieces. We offer
them Monday at a big reduction.
Also,
Of Napkins,
At prices that will surely sell
them.
Hence God's statue of laws and book
of Instructions must have been com
piled, Issued, and dlsttlbuted long eie
this, and We averJtls now In the
woild. The , third" Vsumptlon Is
God's book must have something about
it that distinguishes It from all other
publications. The veiy Idea of n lev
clntloti Implies this; for If thete Is
nothing about It as a book Horn God,
It might ns well not have been Issued
nt all.
The bonk of divine laws Is la the
woild nnd so unique nnd peculiar that
It cannot be counterfeited, mlstnken or
hidden. Consider now thp two facts.
Flist, theie Is no book, If you lay
the Hlble nslde that comes up to what
common sense would say a divine 10V
elatlon should be.
The second fact Is, that the Hlble Is
just what we might antecedently sup
pose a divine levelutlon to such a
cionture as man would he. It elves
us the Infoimatlon we need concei nlng
God, Satan, out selves; the means of
lecoveiy from the fall, the untitle ot
holiness, sin, henven and hell. Such
consldointlon as these enny us along
to the conclusions that the Hlble Is the
wotd of God And this is the first
layer In the masonry of the temple of
fnltl).
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FOUNDATION OF THIS REPUBLIC.
I'rnvers of thu I'ilgrims Hnil Some
thing to do with It.
In closing his very Interesting dls
couise on the Piophet Elijah at the
Flist Piesbyteilan church last night,
the Rev. James McLeod, D. D., said:
Do you pray? I do not ask do you
say pi ay ei s? For, doubtless, we all do
that, but do we really pray? Many
have tested the power of piayer ns
tiuly as Elijah and the saints of old.
"The Seciet of the Rofoimation is to
be found In Luthei's closet," so says a
good historian. Whnt made the Puilt
ans and the Pilgrims such mighty men
of valot ? It was by their prayer that
they stopped the mouths of lions and
quenched the violence of file. This na
tion owes an Immense debt to those
men of whom the wot Id was not wor
thy. Their prayers had something to do
with the fonnatlon of this Republic.
"The Father of Ills Countty," whose
birthday Vve celebrate, would have been
Impossible without the prayeis and
the heroic foititude of the Pilgrims and
the Puiltnns. To them we owe, under
God, "The Declaiatlon of Independ
ence" and our civil and lellglous lib
erty. The God of Elijah, of Paul, of
Luther, of Calvin and of Knox was
their God. He claims our hearts' love.
He has piomlsed to hear us when we
pi ay. Let us pledge unto Him our
ovei lasting fidelity, and let us say,
with steadfast purpose: "This God is
our God forever and over. He will
be our Guide even unto death."
SABBATH NEWS NOTES.
A rather novel bcrmon subject was that
of llev. G. L. Malce In the evening at the
Gieen Ridge United Evangelical church.
"The Principles of Odd Fellowship as
Based Upon the Bible."
Itev. D. 1). Jenkins, of Uniondalo,
preached in the evening at the Sumner
Avenue Prosuytcrlun church, and in the
morning at Tajioi.
Itev. A. B. Collins, of Lewlsburg, occu
pied the pulpit of the Green Ridge Pies
byterian church.
Major J. Lindsay, commander of the
Ptnnsvlvani.a division of the American
Volunteers, conducted the thiee Volunteer
services In the looms on Washington ave
nue. Mis. Browning, a former assistant sec
retaiy, led the afternoon Gospel service
of the Young Women's Christian associa
tion. Captain W. A. May addiessed the after
noon meeting In the rooms of the rail
road blanch of the Young Men's Chris
tian association.
The Young Men's Christian associa
tion's afternoon seivice Included an ad
dress by Attorney J. J. H. Hamilton. The
special mulc Included singing by MUs
Van Deivooit, the Elm Park contralto
soloist, and C. Jr. Wagar, and a cornet
solo by William Stanton.
In the North Main Avenue Baptist
church yesteiday Rev. W. G. Watklns,
the pastor, pi cached In the morning on
"The Deacon Martyr," and In the even
ing on "Stephen nnd the Young Man Who
Kept the Murderei's Clothes."
Rev. J. I'. MolTatt, pastoi of the Wash
burn Street Piesbyteilan chuich, was
taken ill yesteiday and was unable to
preach at the evening s-ervlce. Rev. John
Gillllths preached the sermon. Mr. Grif
fiths spoke on "Hebiew, Gieek and La
tin," and thtli three-fold preparation lor
Chilstlanlty. The Gieek for cultuie, tha
Latin for government and the Hebrew
for religion. The sermon was of the
thoughtful kind, und Interested a large
audience.
POLITICAL JOTTINGS.
The school board will reorganize to
moirow' evening. Captain E. V. Fclolws
will succeed himself as secretary and
theie Is a strong piobablllty that O. B.
Schilefer will be his own successor as
chairman of the boaid, although their Is
a spirited light on for that position.
II 'I II '
Henry Hatton will try to succeed him
self as cletk of the common council at
the reoiganizatlon In Apill and ex-Clerk
John P. Million will also be a candidate
for the cleikshlp.
II II II ,
Ex-Senator M E McDonald Is one of
the Demociatle attorneys who aspires to
bo city bollcltor.
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At a bargain we will close out all
our short lengths of Sheetings.
BUY BARGAINS If! iWS.
Gsod Brown Muslins,
Fine Brown Muslins,
Good Bleached Muslins.
Hill Muslin,
Fruit of Loom,
Lonsdale,
S-4 Brown Sheetings,
9-4 Brown Sheetings,
9-4 Bleached Sheeting,
. 415, 417 Lackawanna
BIG OFFER FOR
A CITY PROPERTY
Real Estate Alan Will Pay 545,000 for
Corner of Adams Ave. and Linden SI.
IT IS HELD FOR FIFTY THOUSAND
Henry Dlmlcr and CScorcu Wnhl Arc
Joint Owners of rropcrtv-Tlierc
Will lie ti Conference liutvvuun ltcnl
Estate Agent nnd Owners To-iluy.
If Property Is Purchased n Largu
lluilding Will Probably lie Erected.
A teal estate man noting as agent la
negotiating for tho purchase of the
lesldence property at the northeast
corner of Adams avenue and Linden
stieet. An Informal offer of $45,000
has been mentioned.
George Wnhl, ot Cll Linden street,
and Heniy Dlmler, are joint owners
of the pioporty. Today the parties will
confer and If tho owneis name a defi
nite llguie that suits tho agent he will
probably bo given an option on a sale.
Fitly thousand dollars Is tho pi ice at
which the corner has recently been
held. The agent has Intimated that he
would bid within $3,000 of that sum.
Mr. Wahl was Interviewed nt his
homo last night by a Tribune reporter.
He admitted the paitlculais of the deal
as mentioned In the foregoing but
declined to give the name of tho agent.
The latter had stated that he was
acting for a Scianton woman, a widow.
It is piesumcd tho Intention Is, In case
of purchase, to lemovo the present and
ordinary dwelling and eiect on the
lot a stoie building with upper floors
for offices or living npaitments.
Following tho election. of the Carter
& Kennedy building at the southeast
coiner, work was started and Is now
nearlng completion towatd conveitlng
a dwelling Into a store and apartment
building in the block midway between.
Adams and Jefferson avenues. That
will bo the flist business structure east
of Adams avenue between Lackawanna
avenue and the present termination of
Adams avenue, neaily a mile away,
excepting the stores In the vicinity of
Nay Aug park.
Tho annual dinner and supper on
Washington's blithday In the lecture
loom of tho Fiist Presbyterian chuich.
Dinner, 12 to 2 p. m.; supper, G to S
p. m. Price Dinner, 50 cents; sup
per, 2! cents. Menu1 Tin key, roast
beef, mashed potatoes, cranbeiry, cel
eiy, cold slaw, pickles and olives, tea
and -coffee, pie, pudding, ice cioatn.
Suppei Cold turkey, chicken salad,
scalloped potatoes, hot biscuits, tea
and coffee, sliced oianges, cake.
We Are
LE ABENTS
IN SCRANTON FOR
LIBBEY'S
CUT CLASS
Don't allow unscrupulous
dealers to deceive you by
saying they have Libbey's
Cut Glass, as
There
Is None
Genuine
Without
This
Stamp.
Look for the stamp and
take no other. Our assort
ment is large.
rrtKUl
iLpimu
MILLAR & PECK,
134 Wyoming Avenue.
Walk in nnd look uround.
s
PP
3l2c
Sc
Sc
6c
6y2c
6y2c
13c
15c
17c
Avenue, Scranton,
jiMLjkuJ
II HALL
1 10.
Kanich
&
Bach Piano
$100.
Just as good as new. If
you know the make we need
not praise it one bit. Cost
$450. Several new Fischer
Pianos at right prices Send
for list of slightly-used, with
special plans of payments.
The Rexford Co.,
303 Lacka. Ave.
Piano Department.
EXAMINED FREE.
You can save money by buying specta
cles of SUvcrstone, tho eyo specialist, at
309 Lackawanna avenue, oncly one flight
over the Lehigh Valley ticket office. The
following prices will satisfy you that they,
are the cheapest In tho city: Solid gold
rimmed spectacles at $3 50 per pair; fillet
bows at $2; nlckle bows from DOc. to J1.60
aluminum bows from 75c. to $2 00; colored
glasses from 23c. to $1.23. We have a largr
llno ot reading glasses, the best In thi
market, at 25c. per pair. Opera and magi
nlfylng glasses at reduced prices. Of.,
flee hours, 8 a. m. to 12m.; 1 to 6 p. m.
Remember that your eyes will bo exam,
lned freo and satisfaction Is guaranteed.
THIELE
School of Music, 520 Sprues St
Mrs. Katharine Thiele,
Voice Training, Solo Slnginj.
Ernest Thiele,
Violin, Piano, 'Cello ensemble. Both
teachers at celebrated Scharwenka
Conservatory, New York. Also other
competent teachers engaged. Mr. Thieh
is the successor to the late
HERR KOPFF.
MT. PLEASANT
COAL
AT RETAIL.
Coal of the best quality for domestic as
and of all sizes, Including Buckwheat ami
Blrdseye, delivered Id any part of tha city,
at the lowest prloo.
Orders received at the Office, first floor.
Commonwealth building, room No. UJ
telephone No. 2624 or at the mine, tele
phone No. 272. will be promptly attended
to. Dealers oupplled at the mine.
WM. T.SMITH.
I
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Indigo Blue Calico,
Good Dark Calicoes,
Good Shaker Flannel,
Good Apron Ginghams,
12-cent Outing Flannels,
4c
3c
3&
8c
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SPECIALa
A lot of
NAhite Blankets
Slightly soiled, at about J price.
Pa.

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