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THE SCRANTON TRIBUNE-TUESDAY MORKINCr, JUNE 8, 1807.
To popularize the new
Vici Kid Shoes
the manufacturer has
sent us samples
of the tanned
such as are made into
All colors are here.
You'll be surprised at
the' softness and
of the leather.
We have oxford ties
made of this leather
at $1.50 to $3.00,
or in shoes at
$2.50 to $5.00.
410 SPRUCE STREET,
To Insure publication In this paper,
volunteered communications of a con
troversial character MUST BH
SIGNED FOIt PUBLICATION by th
writer's true name. To this Just rulo
Wo cannot hereafter make exception.
The Hoard of Associated Charities of
Seranton will not meet this evening, June
S, nt 8 o'clock, In the poor board room,
Gilbert I.aBarre and Mayme C. Bechtold,
of Seranton; Trances I. Crane and Currio
E. Harding, of Seranton: Benjamin 1'roi
ser and Minnie K. Strong, of Peckvllle,
were yesterday granted marriage license.
The manager of the Seranton Clearing
House association, H. C. Shafer, glvfs
last week's reports as follows: Monday,
S176.581.83; Tuesday, $213,313 J3; Wednesday,
tl70,70i.45; Thursday, J132.1C1.C0; Friday,
S131.32U.83; Saturday, J110.SS7.0C; total for
the week, $933,000.32.
The railroad men on the South Division,
as far ns Hampton Junction, will be paid
today by the Delaware, Lackawanna und
Western company. The Delawaro and
Hudson company paid employes nt Dela
ware mines. Mill Creek and Baltimore
Nos. 2 and 3, at Wllkes-Barre, yesterday.
It Is suggested by the committee In
charge that thnso from this clly who will
ko by tho Delaware, Iackwawnnna. and
Western road to West Plltston today to
attend the reception to Rev. Dr. nnfl Mrs,
N. G. I'arkc, go off at Susquehanna ave
nue, which Is tho most convenient station.
The boaid of mangers of the' Homo for
tho Frlendleass met yesterday morning" nt
the Home and transacted routine bualnes.
Quite a large sum of money Is needed to
oomplete the new home building and the
question of n mortgage .'s,s considered at
yesterday's meeting. No deltnltc action
was taken nor will there be until next
month's regular monthly meeting.
This evening the churches of tho North
Knd will unite, In a grand evangelistic
service In tho Providence Methodist Hpls
copal Church. Tho service will lie In
charge of Charles N. Crlttcnton, founder
of the Florence Crlttenton MIslon for
IJescuo Work. Beginning with Thursdiy
evening Mr. Crlttenton and others will
hold a series of evangelistic meetings In
the nrmory of tho Thirteenth leglment on
Tho state encampment of tho Sons of
Veterans will be hoM nt Townnda begin
ning today and continuing until Thursday
night. The local camp. No. 8. will sen I
a delegation to participate In Wednesday
r.Ishfs festivities. The following dele
gates will go from this city: C. A. Moycr,
AVllllam Snyder, August J. Schmidt, A. 13.
Sherman, Past Captains Frank W. Martin
r.nd F. It. Leber, William Wldenor. W.
K. CaUioon, Fred It. Stark and W. L.
SOMETHING LESS THAN THE EARTH.
tt'hnt's All That n Western Dicyclc
Some time ago a western bicycle
manufacturing company decided to re
move Its plant to some other plare
and Secretary D. li. Atlii-rton of the
board of trade, hearing of this sent
a note to tho officers at the? company
invltlnjr them to move to this city.
He received a reply yesterday.
It set forth that the company pro
poses to establish' Itself In some other
place before Oct. 1 and said their pay
roll nmountB to $70,000 a year nnd
that they would require 73,000 squure
feet of lloor space. They will move
to tho place that offers the greatest
inducements and will expert some
thing: Ilka this: Factory building free,
movlnp expenses paid, exemption from
local taxation for ten years, a satis
factory bonus. If the company decid
ed to enlarge Us plants it would ex
rect local capitalists to take part of
It la needless to say that Seranton
will not bid for that lndustiy.
DIED AWAY FROM HOME.
I'ntrlck Tookcr Succumbs nt tho Hos
pital After Tour Months' nines'),
Patrick Tookcr, n young man 25 years
of age, came here four months ago
from Ohio. A few days after he ar
rived he became dangerously 111 and
has been at tho Lackawanna hospital
since. He died there yesterday.
Tookcr was a victim of epilepsy. He
bad no relatives here but had made a
few friends during the short time ho
wag hero r.nd was well. These friends
have taken charge of the remains nnd
will give Tookcr a decent burial In one
of the local cemeteries.
FUNERAL SERVICES CONDUCTED.
llomniiu of Charles Hartley Will Ho
Taken to Clillord for Interment.
Funeral services over the remains of
the late Charles Hartley were con
ducted last night by the Ilev. C. B.
Itoblnson, D. D at the home of Mr.
Hartley's daughter, Mrs. Kenter, of
f24 Lackawanna avenue. The body
will be taken to Clifford, Susquehanna
county, this morning, where Interment
will be made.
Tho following have been selected as
palt-bearers by the Union Veterans'
union: J. w. Chandler, P. K. Kimball,
W. H. Harding and F. McFarland.
To Curo a Cold in One Iuy.
Take laxative Dromo Quinine Tablets.
All druggists refund the money if Jt
falls to cure. 25 cents.
We are still doing business at the
came old stand where we have been for
twenty-two yejirs past and most re
epectfuUy solicit the patronage of the
public as heretofore in awnings, tents,
Hags and all hinds of society goods
S. J, Fuhrman & Bro.
OF A LITIGATION
Told In tlic Von Slorch Ejectment Suit
In Common Picas.
IT COVERS OVER HALF A CENTURY
Ten Lawyers Arc Aiding tho Court
nnd Jury to Arrive nt nil Under
stnndinp of a Lot ofLnnd In Provi
dence That Unit I'lgitrcd in Three
HlicrluV Snlcs nnd Which 11ns
Never Been ut Kest for rifly-throc
Ten of the leading lawyers of the
Lackawanna and Luzerne courts yes
terday, before Judge Archbald In com
mon pleas, began battling over a piece
of land In Providence, possessed by C.
S. Von Storch and claimed by his un
cle. William Von Storch, Hon. H. A.
Knapp, Major Everett Warren, Hon.
C P. O'Molley, of Warren & Knapp;
John F. Scragg nnd Alex Farnhum,
the latter of Wllkes-Barre, represent
the plaintiff. Tho defendant's array of
talent Includes Joseph O'Hrlcn and
Hon. John P. Kelly, of O'Brien &
Kelly; Hon. W. H. Jessup and W. II.
Jessup, Jr., of Jessup & Jessup, and T.
C. Umsted, another Luzerne legal light.
Attorneys T. C. nnd C. II. Von Storch,
who are Interested In the plaintiff's
ride, sat at the plaintiff's table.
Tho land In dispute la 07-100 of nil
ncies in extent and Is situated be
tween the river and North Main ave
nue, opposite the Von Storch homo
stead. The plaintiff brings ejectment
on the strength of having a legal title.
The defendant makes answer that the
equitable or beneficial title Is vested In
I3x-Judge Knapp made the opening
for the plnlntlff, outlining what was
to be proven by his side, and then Mr.
Farnlmm presented deeds, court rec
ords and the like to show that Wil
liam Von Storch bought the land from
H. W. Fuller, who purchased It nt a
sheriff's sale. With the presentation of
these papers tho plaintiff's side closed
nnd Mr. Umsted In an opening, which
occupied more than An hour's time,
foreshadowed In a connected way what
tho defendant proposed to adduce from
CLAIM OF THE DEFENSE.
The story of the defendant as told
by Mr. TJmsted, makes Interesting read
ing, in 1814 the land was acquired
from the Griffins by Sylvanus Heer
mans. Sylvanus and his brother John
conducted a store on the land, and af
ter a time got Into debt. Ferdinand
Von Storch, brother of the plaintiff,
nnd father of the defendant, loaned
the Heermans brothers some money
to help them out of their difficulty,
and also went their security for credit,
which they needed to carry on their
business. Dlsplte this assistance the
Heermans boys could not keep their
heads above water nnd In a short time
they were sold out by one of their
principal creditors, Freeland, Hoffman
At this Juncture Ferdlnard Von
Rtorch engaged Attorney H. Vv. Fuller,
of "Wllkes-Barre, to look after his In
terests In the case. Mr. Fuller, acting
as Ferdinand's lawyer, attended the
sale and bought In the property. Sher
iff J. W. Golf conveyed the property
to Mr. Fuller. The deed made no
mention of his being simply attorney
or trustee, but the defense proposes to
show by witnesses that Mr. Fuller took
title for Ferdinand Von, Storch.
When Sylvanus Heermans originally
purchapedthe property he gave a pur
chase money mortgage to the Griffins
nnd when Mr. Fuller bought the land,
It was still subject to the mortgage.
The GrlfflnG on the strength of this
mortgage forced the land to sale again
and once more Fuller bought It In,
acting, as the defense holds, for Ferdi
nand Von Storch.
In addition to the land in dispute
Ferdinand Von Storch was possessed
of an adjacent farm of one hundred
acres. When, some years ago, the
Heermans again needed a friend they
applied to Ferdinand for help, nnd
with this one hundred acre farm he
went their security to John Vaughn
for a debt of $10,000. The Heermans
again defaulted nnd again Ferdinind
was mulcted for the debt.
Appreciating Ferdinand's position
Vnughn agreed to give him time to
raise tho money but wanted becurlty
for his money and good sureties. A.
IS. Dunning, yr., Chlarles W. Potter nnd
William Von fto.-ch, the plaintiff, went
on Ferdinand's bond. These sun-tles
in him said "We want F.ecurlty" arid
to satisfy their demand, Ferdinand
turned over all his property in Provi
dence, the farm and the plot now In
dispute, to William Von Stoich, to
hold It as trustee. He executed a deed
for the farm to his brother and re
ceived a declaration at trust from him.
The other plot was also" deeded to
AVllllam by Mr. Fuller nt Ferdinand's
direction. All tho papers were record
ed on the same day and Ferdinand
raid all the costs and fees.
After a few years, John Vuughn's
debt was wlpel out by the royalties
which the coal on the property earned
and ns there was no longer any cau-KS
for sureties on the Vaughn bond, Fer
dinand demanded tho return of the
deed. William, however, refused to
give back tho property alleging that
Ferdinand was dissipated and that he
WjO'ild waste It.
A personal friend nf Ferdinand, one
Able Bennett, of Blnghamton, upright,
wealthy nnd an astute business man
pioposed to the easv going Ferdinand
that he Blgn over his Interests to him
(Bennett) and let him fight William
for Its possessions. Ferdinand agreed
and Bennett after curing title pro
ceeded In equity to malto William give
up the land and account for tho coal
royalties which had been regularly re
ceived from the Delaware and Hudson
company. This suit was begun in 1SGG
but before It was flnlsb.i."l Fcrdlnanl
died. In 1F68, while Ferdinand was on
his duatnbed, William went to thu
children of his brother and advised
them to get rid of Bennett as he was
a "land-grabber and a shark" who
would beat them out of their heritage.
He also incidentally suggested that he
as there uncle .would be a proper per
son to hold the land In trust for them.
SUBSTITUTED THEIP. UNCLE.
The children fell In with the Idea and
proceeded after their father's death to
oust Bennett and substitute their uncle
as trustee. Bennett, according to a
stipulation of his deed of trust was
compelled to turn over the property to
any trustee a majority of the heirs
might select. He turned over the farm
to William nnd Oodfrey Von Storch,
whom the children elected as trustees,
but the other plot of land was held
pending tho. negotiations for settling
Bennett's demand for $100 for services
and expenses as trustee,
, This matter wan In time settled up
nnd then ho turned over the remaln
eler of tho property, tho land now In
dispute. For some reason, which the
defendants claim they do not under
stand, this last piece of land was trans
ferred to William Von Storch, alone,
the other trustee, Godfrey, being left
out of the deed of trust, contrary to tho
wishes of the children.
This, tho defendants says, Is the ex
tent of William's title In the land nnd
all the assertions mnde above they pro
pose to prove by witnesses.
Mr. Umsted finished his opening grist
nt adjourning time. Tho examination
of witnesses will be commenced this
morning. It Is likely the cbbc will oc
cupy the better part of the week.
COMMON PLEAS COURT.
.Minor Cnscs Which Cnmo Up for
Besides the two big cases, the Jen
nings and Von Storch suits, reported at
length separately, there were a num
ber of smaller matter which came up
In common pleas yesterday.
Before Judge Lynch In court room
No. 2, where he will sit for the remain
der of the week, the twice tried case of
the Universal Fashion company against
John II. Lndwlg was called during the
afternoon. Ladwlg received a $500 ship
ment of paper patterns. He alleges
they were not nccordlng to contract
nnd were sent back. The plaintiff com
pany avers that it never received them.
In the first trial of the case the plain
tiff secured a nominal verdict. On re
trial court took the case from the Jury
and directed a verdltrt In the full
amount for the plaintiff. A new trial
as secured on the ground that the
case should havo gone to the Jury.
Vosburg & Dawson represent the plain
tiff, and C. II. Soper tho defendant.
By agreement of conscl the suit of
the Wlnton Coal company against tho
Pancoast Coal company was referred
to Charles II. Welles for adjudication.
In the case of Llverlght, Greenald &
Co. against T. F. McDermott and E.
A. Barber a verdict of $79.50 for the
plaintiff was taken under Instruction of
the court. Messrs. Hannah & Dean
represented the plaintiff. Mr. Scragg
was attorney for the defense.
The ejectment suit of Silas Hart
ley against Charles Millard, Minerva
Tinker, PhlllD L. Swartz and John P.
Hull was called for trial before Judge
Lynch, but owing to the Illness of an
Important witness, the case was
passed. The suit Is to secure posses
sion of a fifty-one acre farm In Madison
COURT HOUSE NEWS NOTES.
In the case of Tiffany against Richmond
a rulo was granted to show cause why
Judgment should not be entered on tho
In the caso of tho Ancient Order of Hi
bernians against A. P. O'Donnell, a rulo
returnable June 11 was granted to compel
the parties to satisfy or release the Judg
ment. Charles D. Neuffer was yesterday ap
pointed a commltteo to take charge of tho
person and estate of John George Mathles,
who, la?t week, was adjudged Insane. A
bond in the sum of $1,000 Is required,
board from paying Van Loan his third
partial estlmato until ho settled his bill
for lumber. Tho court's reasons for re
fusing t'ho Injunction will be set foith In
an opinion to bo lllt'd later.
On motion of Attorney H. C. Butler,
court yesterday appointed Bryce IU lilalr,
John W. Dlmmlck and John 11. Sherman
to view tho damages resulting from the
grading of South Main street, Carbondalo.
Tho application of Danlol II. James, of
Lackawanna township for the adoption of
Margaret, the slx-months-old daughter of
James lteese, was yesterday directed to
como up In argument court. John W. Har
ris represented tho petitioner.
Judge Gunster yesterday discharged tho
rulo for an Injunction In the case of L. E.
Tcnnant, of Plymouth, against 'Aba. Van
Loan, tho contractor who Is erecting the
Old Forge high school. Tennant wanted
court to Interfere to prevent the school
In the case of Anna L. Shoemaker
against Depew ft Stoll, Judge Archbald
yesterday handed down a 10-pugo opinion,
In which he set asldo tho report of the
referee, W. W. Lathrope, and directed tho
case to bo retried beforo the same referee.
City Solicitor James IT. Torrey yester
day secured rules for new triajs In the
oases of Christopher Smith against the
tlty of Seranton and the city of Seranton
against August Seamans and John Frank.
Tho case of James Fltzglbbons against
tho city of Seranton was settled by the
payment of $200 to the plalntllf.
Alias subpoenas In divorce were yes
terday awarded In the cases of Martha
Hohmun against H. C. Hohman, and Mary
Ferris against Howard Ferri3. In the
case of George E. McCann against Carrie
McCann, court fixed Juno 21, at 11 o'clock
a. m., In Julgo Atchbald's chambers, as
the time and place for tho taking of tes
timony. On motion of Horaco E. Hand, court
yesterday' directed Mrs. Elizabeth Kelly,
plaintiff In a case for damages for per
sonal Injuries, against the Traction com
pany to submit to a physical examination
by the defendant's physicians, It having
como to the latter's knowledge that Mrs.
Kelly Is about to undergo a surgical ex
amination. In the case of Alvlra Martin against
Charles Getz, court yesterday granted a
rulo to open Judgment and set the heur
Ing for argument court. In the caso cf
Ilert Gibson against Annie Morgan, a
rulo to strike, oft a mechanics' lien was
granted, returnable at argument court.
Jn the case of II. 15. Smith against Mary
Loftua an amended declaration was al
lowed to be filed. In tho case of Patrick
Jordan against John McGlnty, the rule to
allow amended declaration was mado ab.
solute by consent of the parties.
IN THE REGISTER'S OFFICE.
The will of Martin Melvln, late of Scran
ton, was yestculay probated and letters
testamentary granted to William Connell.
In tho estate of Almira DeLong, late or
Covington, letters of admlnlstralon were,
grantedto W. L. Harvey.
In tho estate of Martha Monies Mitchell,
lato of Dunmore, letters of administration
wero granted to T. F. Penman.
TIRED, NEUVOUS and weal: men
and women lind new llfe.nerve Btrength,
vigor and vitality in Hood's Sarsaparll
la, which purifies, er.iiches and vitalizes
HOOD'S PILLS are tho favorlto fam
ily cathartic, easy to take, easy In ef
MHIK tH4-f H 444444
Brand of flour is a very
superior grade, easily
handled and always
makes excelleut bread.
The Scranton Cash
Store, exclusive agents
1 for Seranton.
JENNINGS WAS NOT
READY FOR TRIAL
And as a Result He It Non-Sulled by
PRESENTED FIVE DIFFERENT PLEAS
They Woro Handed Up by Cornelius
Smith, Who Stood nt Jennings El
bow All the Time nnd Prompted
His Client ns to What to Say nnd
Do Court Would Not Allow Ono
l'nporto Do Tiled Ilecnuso It Con
tained Unsubstantiated Allegations
As expected, the Jennings omnibus
case did not go to trial yesterday. The
plalntirf, after being overruled In sev
eral attempts at delay, suffered a com
pulsory non-suit to be recorded against
This Is the latest of the famous Jen
rings case. It Is a suit for $100,000
damages, and Is directed against thir
ty-two persons who, he nlleges, con
spired and combined to defeat him In
his original suit against the Lehigh
Valley company to recover damages
sustained by his son In the Mud Bun
disaster, nine years ago.
Among the defendants are Attorney
General McCormack, whose offense Is
that of refusing to take steps to Im
peach' the local Judiciary; Judge P. P.
Smith, of the Superior court, who was
nn nttorney for the defense at one
time; Judges Archbald, Gunster and
Edwards, who tried one or the other
of the many Jennings' cases; ex-Supreme
Court Justice Alfred Hand, War
ren & Knnpp, I. H. Burns nnd others
who were attorneys for the defense, at
somo phase or other of the case; the
sheriff and prothonotnry and attaches
of their offices and In fact everybody,
with the exception of. the plaintiff,
who has had anything to do with the
JUDGE LYNCH PRESIDED.
Being Interested parties the local
Judges certified the case to the Lu
zerne courts and Judge Lynch was as
signed to try It. He nrrlved here at
noon and came on the "bench at the
opening of the afternoon, session. Jen
nings was present with his attorney,
Cornelius Smith. A number of the
local defendants were within the bar
enclosure, but only the acting attor
neys In the case, Warren & Knapp and
I, II. Burns, eat at the defendant's
Judge Lynch called thfe case and
forthwith directed a Jury to bo drawn.
Court Messenger J. M. Walker, who
was acting In the stead of Deputy
Prothonotary Kasson, drew a Jury and
sent It Into the S.uperlor court room,
where it was proposed to hold the
Jennings nnd Cornelius Smith then
approached the bench. Smith handed a.
paper to Clerk Walker with the re
quest that he mark It "filed," and then
had Court Messenger Newton pass It up
to Judge Lynch. The paper was In
Smith's handwriting and read as fol
lows: John G. Jennings vs. Lehigh Valley Rail
Now, Juno 7, IS97, plaintiff excepts to
the Jurisdiction of the Hon. John Lynch,
Judge, and to any proceedings In the case
beforo tho said Judge, for tho following
1. The said Judge Is not tho president
Judge of the district to which the ca.se, was
certified for disposition.
2. The president Judgo of the district to
which tho caso on the 20th day of May,
1897, was certified, has fixed no time for
holding special court for the trial of said
3. Tho plaintiff has had no notice what
ever of tho holding of a special court for
the trial of said case.
John G. Jennlngc.
Sworn nnd subscribed beforo me this 7th
day of June, 1S97.
C. E. Pryor, Prothonotary.
Judge Lynch promptly overruled the
exception. Then Mr. Smith In like
manner as before presented another
lengthy paper which was a complaint
by Jennings that the case was not
properly at Issue, ns I. H. Burns' ap
pearance for the defendants was irreg
ular. The defendants raised the point
thnt Judge Bennett disposed of this
question and Judge Lynch again over
ruled the objection.
Next came a petition for a rule to
compel I. H. Burns to file his warrant
as attorney for the defendants, all pro
ceedings to be stayed In the meantime.
This also was denied. Then came an
order directing the prothonotary to cer
tify the case to Wayne county, Jen
nings alleging that he could not receive
an Impartial trial In this county. Judge
Lynch allowed the paper to be filed,
but refused to direct the prothonotary
to follow Its Instructions.
Another paper was handed up asking
for a change of venue, the grounds for
tho request being materially the same
as those upon which Jennings has
harped all along. Judge Lynch refused
to allow this paper even to go on record
ns tho allegations it contained were of
such a scandalous nature, he said, that
We announce a great
half price sale of
STRICTLY NEW AND STYLISH
A look at our show windows will
convince you that we offer a great
variety of the very latest designs, in
the most desirable Dress Goods.
Sale commences today and will con
tinue one week. The late season com
pelled manufacturers to close out
these goods at a great loss. We bought
them; you may have the benefit of our
It would bo Wrong to make them a mat
ter of record without any substantia
tion and merely upon one man's say ao.
During the presentation of the papers
Major Warren objected to Mr. Smith
having the clerk mark them "filed"
before they came beforo court. Judge
Lynch said he had not noticed that
they were being marked before they
came to him. and turning to where
Smith nnd Jennings stood reminded
them that no paper could be filed with
out permission of the court.
FILE MARK ERASED.
Then, when Judge Lynch directed the
clerk (o erase the Me mark from a pa
per which Smith had just laid down on
tho desk, Jennings and Smith promptly
asked for an exception which was read
ily noted bv the court.
Judge Lynch then notified tho attor
neys thnt tho case was ready to be
proceeded with. Jennings stated that
he had no attorney. Judge Lynch
asked him why he had not employed
counsel. He replied that he could not
secure an attorney In this county, he
could rely upon, as nearly all wero in
terested in tho opposite aldo of the case.
To Judge Lynch's question Jennings
admitted that he had not tried to en
gage an attorney.
Thereupon Judge Lynch asked Jen
nings if ho had any other reason for a
"I desire a change of venue, your
honor," replied Jennings.
"The Jury in the case has been
called," remarked the court.
"Well, I can't go to trial now."
"Do you say you won't go to trial?"
"No, I say I am unable to go to trial
because I have no attorney."
At this Juncture tho attorneys for tho
defense moved for a compulsory non
suit and when Jennings again stated he
would not Join Issue In the case, Judge
Lynch directed a non-suit to enter.
Jennings, prompted by Cornelius
Smith, asked for a rule to show cause
why the non-suit should not be stricken
off and Judge Lynch granted it, mak
ing it returnable at argument court.
Judge Lynch remarked to Jennings
that he had better employ counsel be
fore argument court convenes. Jen
nings replied that he would If he was
able to do so. ' '
CITV HALL JOTTINGS.
The High and Training school com
mittee of the Board of Control will
Thirty-six deaths from all causes
were reported to the board of health
last week. Of these three of the deaths
wero from contagious diseases. The
Starts the Summer Jewelry Sale.
For a few days we shall sell Jewelry,
Watches and Clocks cheaper than ever
before offered. We mention seven items
Watches Several hundred sol
id gold, gold filled and
silver watches will be sold at most
wonderful prices. Here's a sample;
Gold filled watch case, made by
James Boss Co., Philadelphia, will
wear for years, special movement
made by Elgin Co.; the price shall
A Thirteen Dollar Watch.
Fountain ". The best made, the
Pens Paul Wirt. Pen
i6k. solid gold, with
filler and box,
Itegular Price, 52.00.
Clocks Never will the chance to
get a good time-piece for
so little come again. Eight day
Waterbury clock.strikes half hourly
Only Twelve to B Sold.
ONE WEEK ONLY.
Our counters in this department
are filled with the most dainty, artis
French Tissue Organdies,
German Lappets, Etc,
50 pieces soft finish Figured Ja
conet Mulls, large range of pat
terns, real I2c. goods, for
English Lappets and German
Tambours,exquisite China Silk
effects, 20c. goods, for only 12J4c
new casea of scarlet fever reported
during tho week were: Scarlet fever, 1;
diphtheria, 9; measles, 44.
' There will be a meeting of the rail
way committee of select council to
night to consider the advisability of
giving tho Scranton Railway company
permission to lay Its track on West
Market street. The point has been
raised that tho city has no right to
grant a franchise for the street! that H
Is tho property of the Ablngton Turn
plko company. City Solicitor Torrey
has been asked' to give tho committee
an opinion on the subject.
Lends a peculiar charm
to the household. We
desire to remind you that
wc can give you better
than you can get else
where. You can select
such pieces as you want
New Open Stock Patterns
which present a large
variety of styles and
prices. Add more at any
time. Try it.
Millar & Peck,
134 WYOMING AYENUE.
VVnlk in and look around
Alarm' Not the ordinary bar-
Clocks 8am clocK, but a relia
ble, warranted time
One Dollar Everywhere.
Diamond Three dozen diamond
Rings rin8s a" stvles of
handsome 14k. rings;
set with real diamonds, real emer
alds, real rubies, to go for
Baby Over two hundred solid
Rings 8'd rin8s or the babies,
special value at
48c, 50c, 70c. Kach.
Ladies' Silk guards, with solid
Guards si,ver trimmings, pat
terns that sold for fifty
cents each. All one price,
Think of Future Needs.
CO., 303 Lacka. Ave
415 and 417
Lackawanna Avenue, Scranton, Pa.
Our 4 Cent
Surpass auvthiutr vou ever
heard of before, See them on
the main floor.
Handled frying pans i. ..... ...lo.
Toy sprinklers with plcturei to.
Largo wh basins , iCf
Pot covers any tlzo , i0.
Painted tmys 40,
Block sheet Iron Bread Pans tc.
Tin Bread Pans ,,,ic,
Gelvanlxed Stove shovels ,t 4e,
Pie plates, two for , ;,
Jelly cako plates to.
Embossed trays , 4C,
Painted comb cases c.
Enameled Plate to.
4-quart pudding pans 4c.
E-quart milk pons 1c.
Imported tin match safes 4c.
Ulack handle gravy strainer 4c.
Stovo pokers 4c
Tin horns 4c.
Soup ladles ( 4c.
Tin cups any slxa 4c.
Dish mope 4c.
Cake Turners , 4c.
Wisp broom holders 4c.
Patent nutmeg' graters 4c.
Large lemon graters 4c.
Zinc cleaners 4c.
Wire Potato mashers 4c
Steel mincing knife tc.
Mixing Spoons 4c.
Milk Skimmers 4c.
Pitcher easels 4c.
Wire teapot stands 4c.
Measures, one pint or one quart 4c.
Funnelt, any size 4;.
Wire soap dishes 4c.
Flour scoops 4c.
Japanned dredge boxes 4c.
One-quart and one-pint covered pallB..4C.
Miner's tea bottles 4c.
Mlnlncr lamps ...4c.
Drinking cups ...4c
Vegetable skimmers 4c.
Match safe with mirror 4o.
Asbestos mats 4c.
Flue stops or pipe holo covers 4o.
Stove pipe rings, any size 4c.
Tea strainers ..4o.
Illack Handlo soup ladles 4o.
Many more bargains at 4c.
THE GREATTc. STORE
310 Lackawanna Ave.
D. I. PHILLIPS
AT BOARD OP TRADE BUILDINO.
is now open to the public.
He lias in stock some beautiful
pieces finished In Valnls martin, motal,
mahogany, delft, bird's eyo maple,
etc. Ho inVites tho public in general
to call nnd examine his new and beau,
tiful stock of furniture.
of the newest designs, which
are without question the very
best for out-door use.
Call and get a costumer
for 79c. They are very
BOARD OF TRADE BUILDING
COURT HOUSE SQUARE.
THE KEELEY CURE
Why 1st your borne and betlneu be detroj
ed through itrong drink or morpbUw. wbe
yoa can be eared In four weeki at the Keeley
fnttltute, TS Madlun arenue Bcraatoa, Pa,
rbe Cure Will Bear lavejtlgtttoa.
The success of our cut price sale of
Fine Embroideries has persuaded
us to continue it for another week.
We have bargains for all.
We are showing a great variety
pf styles at prices that will inter
THREE BARGAINS IN NOTIONS.
Dress Shields, strictly first-class,
usual price 15c, now for 8c
Buttermilk Soap. We offer this
iustly celebrated soap for a few
days at 8c. Per Box
Tooth Brushes, fine quality and
a rare bargain, at 10c