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HIE SCRANTON TRIBUNE-MOND AY MORNINGr, ATTGrUBT 80, 1897.
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Kr's New Scranton Directory
222 Lackawanna Ave.
Have a Cigar?
TlinnkB Don't caro If
1 do. All, this Is a
I'm In lurk. It's my
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Norrman & Moore
1120 Wyoming Ave.
Well Tested and villi One Acclaim
the Public Proclaim?
io8 Penn Avenue. A. D. WARMAN.
DR. W, B, HENWOOD,
S!6 LACKAWAHK WE.
Have opened n General Insurnnco Ofllco in
Iiest Stock Companies represented. Large
lines espeolully solicited. Telophouo liUVJ.
BEFORE BREAKFAST. tfft
Henry Bellamy's new book, "Equal
ity," contains one prognostication
which will appeal to the race of wo
mankind looking out upon tills Monday
morning with more or less painful an
ticipations, In which visions of a cha
otic kitchen, heaps ot unwashed dishes
and possibly a maid of a lowering brow
are among the chief features.
Mr. Bellamy's theory Is -that in tbo
Twentieth century "wash diy" will be
nn unknown terror, as paper will have
taken the place of wash linen and cel
lars. We shall then wear a prtty
gown until It Is soiled and instead of
sending It away to the laundry to be
ruined It will be packed off to the
manufactory to ba made oer Into pulp
Knd perhaps come back to us In a new
pattern. Household linen and all rts
of underwear will then be treated in
the same way. Sheets, pillow-slips,
etc., will no doubt be made with hem,
but Mr. Bellamy's plan seems a little
wobbly when It comes to gnvvns. The
magnitude of wash frocks Is not the
expense of materials, but thj cost of
making. Won't the dressmakers havo
a mlllenlum under the Twentieth cen
tury dispensation? Imagine h.ivlng a
new white gown made every time the
last one Is soiled!
He was tired and he sat down to ri3
on about the third stop at the Com.
monwealth entrance. He was also
possessed of that artlclo known in
street parlance as a "Jag." He crossed
h's knees, securing a comfortable post.
Hon, and then proceeded to take a nap.
He would lean far back, almost touch
ing his head, and then recovering the
sense of gravity would bend forward
again. Somebody, maybe it was tbo
elevator manipulator, had been watch
ing the performance with consldonblo
Interest. Finally he could resist tho
offered temptation no longer and ho
went up to the olllce of an acquaint
ance in the fifth story, securpd a paper
uag ana proceeded to prepare a missile
which for originality and utility may
be commended to the public. He filled
the bag with water and watched from
the window the proper Incllniiion of
the "dozer" down below, when n care
fully directed aliot would do the most
good. The time came The sleeper
leaned over backward, tin bag of water
dropped. .' real estate man, a lawyer
and anotlit. prominent t-itlzn In the
vicinity recuvo.J jhelr share cf tlio a.n
tents, but thero was also a suddenly
and very much awakene.'. ind'vMuu'l
discovered rubbing his eyr-s. mopping
the ton of his bead and mutterlnp.
"Th' felter mush a been on the reef;
devilish good shot, anyhow! "i'luli, it
Not from Scran n.
A Harrisburg paper lainrntj .lio an
tics of eqijvo lo-ites In that jicper
town thusl": 'An out-.iMcun laud,
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most of whosa member hat, lingered
too lonif ove the flow In it bowl, we
seen on MnriS2t slrest ycslciilny nif in
Ing plny'iiR sovsinl li;. inns, whim two
drunken hnyseeds standlnp on the curb
were endeavoring to sing 'Nobody
Knows How Dry Wo Are1 to the same
Minn Llzzlo Pflumcs, of Itoncsdalo, Is
tlio guest of Miss Lily Uoyor, of Adnms
Mr. and Mrs. N. P. Hlno and daughter,
Alice, havo returned from Uuffalo and
Cadet Edward L. Jackson, of the Ann
polta Naval academy, Is homo on a SO
Miss Frances Wcltzcl, of Philadelphia,
Is visiting at the home of 12. S. Jackson,
No. 15 Hockwcll place.
Miss Fnnnlo Field, of Adams avenue,
returned Saturday from a two weeks'
stay nt Ocean Grove.
Major Tiverptt Warren and family
returned Saturday from Magnolia, Mass.,
where they havo been spending the sum
mer. Mycr Davldow, of the Davldow shoo
house, has to no on a trip to Atlantic
City, Washington and Boston for ono
MARKSMEN OF THE 13TH.
Capt. Kambnch Leads in (lie Pislol
Matches Regimental Team Off
for Gretna Today.
The officers of the Thirteenth regi
ment on Saturday shot the second of
the series of five pistol matches on the
Dickson range. Out of the eleven scores
Saturday the leading live men were
Lieutenant Cox, Inspector of rifle prac
tice, Major Stllwell, Captain Kamback,
Company B, Lieutenant Wood, battal
ion adjutant, Captain Smith, Company
12, In the order named.
In the first three matches each con
testant Is to have five shots at 25, 50
and 75 yards. The Colt 3S-callbre re
volver, the regulation United States
nrmy weapon, Is used. Saturday's
Lieutenant Cox, I. R. P 61
Major Stllwell 63
Captain Kamback, Co. I! 63
Lieutenant Wood, Battalion CI
Captain Smith. Co. E ES
Cnptaln Ilobllng, Co. C 51
Adjutant Stratton, Battalion 54
Lieutenant Sample, Co. B 4S
Adjutant Mattes 44
Lieutenant Ingles, Co. D 29
Lieutenant Foot. Co. D 13
Adding the scores of the first shoot
to that of yesterday the total of the
first four contestants to date is: Kam
beck, 126; Stllwell, 123; Cox, 12.1; Wood,
121. The second match showed higher
scores than the first. In the two llnal
matches each contestant must fire his
five shots in ten seconds, which Is ac
cording to the conditions of the Nation
al Pistol Shooting association.
The regimental rifle team of the Thir
teenth will leave today for Mt. Gretna,
where the matches will continue
throughout the week. The team Is
composed of The Tribune's advertising
manager, Private W. AV. Youncs, the
champion National Guard sharpshooter
of the state; Sergeant Bees AVatklns,
Private Grant B. "Williams, Private
Q. W. Stout, Captain Frank Itobllng,
and Lieutenant II. B. Cox, the regi
mental inspector of rifle practice. The
winner of the reglment.il trophy this
year will possess it permanently if it
falls to the First, the nighth or the
Thirteenth regiment team, as each has
twice won tho prize. The Scranton
cracks are veteran sharpshooters. They
have been showing up well In recent
practice and are sanguine of bringing
the coveted regimental trophy home
TENTH WARD GETS IT.
New Silk .Mill Is to lie Locntcd nt
The new silk mill Is to be located
at Little England, the locality in the
Tenth ward, situated between Nay Aug
tunnel and Ash street bridge. This
was decided upon at a meeting In the
board of trade rooms Saturday, at
which there were present representa
tives of Reynolds & McCarthy, owners
of the track of land which is to bo
the site of tho new mill, and Relllng,
Srheon and David, silk fabric manu
facturers of New York city, who are
to conduct tho new industry.
Secretary D. B. Atherton, of tho board
of trade, who engineered tho deal;
Contractors Conrad Schroederand Mul
herln & Judge, and Architect P. J.
Morris were also at the conference and
before It was adjourned the first steps
towards the erection of the buildings
It Is proposed to begin work on tho
buildings before the cold weather sets
In and before the first of the year the
new mill, It Is expected, will be in
operation. Employment will be given
to 350 hands at the outset.
SCRANTON BUSINESS COLLEGE.
Informal Reception 8 to 10 O'clock,
Friday livening, Sept. 3.
In accordance with the custom es
tablished by them three years ago,
Principals Buck and Whltmore will
hold an Informal reception In the Col
lege building Friday evening, Sept. 3,
from 8 to 10 o'clock. Lawrence's or
chestra will render delightful music.
Old students, prospective students,
business men all who would like to
Inspect the College quarters and enjoy
tho music are cordially Invited to bo
present. The members of the faculty
will take pleasure in showing the vis
itors around and In explaining courses,
Those who have never been in the
building have but a faint Idea as to
the size, beauty, and adaptability of the
rooms. Those who have been frequent
visitors will bo interested In noting tho
numerous Improvements. Every square
foot of space has been utilized and
everything has been done for the com
fort and convenience of tho student.
There is no better equipped Business
College In the country.
Day and evening sessions open Mon
day, Sept. 0.
SILK STRIKERS HOLDINQ OUT.
Refused to Accept n Compromise
()llord by tlio Foreman.
The girl strikers at th'e Simpson Silk
mill, on the South Side, will not re
sumo work today.
On Saturday the girls were offered
a slight increase in wages. They re
fused the advance and left tho factory
after receiving the money due them for
work previous to the strike.
Ninth Wnrd Republicans.
Tho Ninth Ward Republican club Is
hereby called to 'meet at rooms of
Central Republican club Tuesday even
ing, August 31, at 8 o'clock, to elect
delegates to coming League convention
at Wllllamsport. By order of
EVERETT WARREN, PrcB.
W. M. Dickson, flooy.
FOR DUNNING'S MEN
The New Act Will Be Put In Operation
BACK PAY MATTER IS UNSETTLED
City Solicitor McGlnley Docs Not
illiilte Ills Answer to This (iucry n
Lucld ns the Street Commissioner
Would Doslrc-OIombcrs of the
City Ilnglnoor's Corp Aro Not Af
fected by tho IMIlTlioy Aro Not
Workmen In tlio "leaning o( tho Act.
Employes of tho street commission
er's department, with the one excep
tion of ofllco clerk, will work but eight
hours a day hereafter. City Solicitor
McGlnley, In answer to Mr. Dunnlng's
request for nn opinion as to whether
or not the eight hour law affected his
department, on Saturday replied as
August 23, 189".
Mr. A. B. Dunning,
Street Commissioner, Scranton, Pa.
Dear sir Replying to your communi
cation of tho 28th Instant, requesting
an opinion regarding act of nsscmbly
approved July 26. 1SD7, known as the Farr
eight hour law, would say that tho act
provides that eight hours shall constltuto
a legal day's work for mechanics, work-
men and laborers In tho omply of tho
state, or any municipal corporation
therein, or otherwise engaged on public
Tho persons employed In your depart
ment, with tho exception of clerk, aro
within tho Intent and meaning of this
law. Under its provisions, eight hours
constltuto a legal day's work, upon which
basis tho persons employed by you, with
tho exception aforesaid, aro entitled to
piy at tho regular per diem r.ito.
Very respectfully yours,
M . A. McGlnley,
City Engineer Phillips, who had made
a similar request concerning the men
In his department, received the follow
ing opinion from the city solicitor:
August 2S. U9T.
Mr. Joseph P. Phillips, City Engineer.
Dear Sir: In answer to your noto of
tho 9th Instant Inquiring if tho men In
your department, assistant engineers,
draughtsmen, clerks, rodmen, chalnmen
nnd inspectors on public works, como
within tho provisions of the Farr act,
npprovel tho 2Cth day of July, 1S97, would
say that tlio act provides, "That on and
after tho passago of this act eight hours
out of tho twenty-four of each day bhall
make and constltuto a legal day's work
for mechanics, workmen and laborers In
the employ of the state, or any munici
pal corporation therein or otherwise en
gaged on public works."
Tho only question that need be consid
ered In replying to your communication
Is whether tho men In your department
may bo properly termed mechanics,
workmen or laborers. If they may be,
then tho act arpllcs to them and eight
hours would constltuto a legal day's
work; If they may not bo so tcrmeJ,
then they aro not Included In the classes
Intended to bo reached by this law.
A mechanic Is ono skilled In the me
chanical arts, or exercising a mecnanical
employment; ono Avhoso occupation con
sists In tho systematic manipulation and
constructive shaping of materials, wood,
metal, etc.: artificers, artisans or crafts,
men. It Implies special training and Is
therefore inapplicable to unskilled labor
ers, though they may bo engaged In con
A workman is deilned as one who works;
one employed In any labor, especially
A laborer is on who labors in a toll
somo occupation; ono regularly employed
at some hard work, often used of one
who gets a livelihood at coarse, manual
labor, as distinguished from an artisan
or professional man. It Is generally ac
cepted that tho terms "laborer" and
"workman" aro Intended to Include only
such persons as aro engaged In manual
Engineering Is tho art of constructing
and using engines or machines; tho art
of executing civil or military works which
require a special knowledgo or uso cf
machinery, or tho principles of mechan
ics. Art Is tho combination or modification
of things to adopt them to a given end;
the employment of given means to effect
a purpose. It Is skill, dexterity, an es
pecial facility In performing any opera
tion, Intelectual or physical, acquired ly
experience or study. Tho object of sci
ence Is knowledge; tho objects of art are
works. In art, truth Is tho means to an
end; in science, It Is only the end.
Civil engineering Is that branch of en
gineering which relates to tho construc
tion or care of roads, bridges, railroads,
canals, aqueducts, harbors, drainage
works, etc. All men In your department
como within this classification. Under
tho above definitions, may they bo desig
nated "mechanics," "workmen" or "la
borers?" I think not.
Tho case of Pennsylvania and Dela
waro Railroad company vs. Leuffer, 84
Pa. 1C8, contains a similar proposition to
the one under discussion. Leuffer was a
civil engineer, and brought suit against
tho company for the value of services
rendered. The only question Involved was
whether a civil engineer was a "labor
er" or "workman" within the meaning
of tho resolution of January 21, 1S13, P.
L. 307. Justlco Gordon In delivering tho
opinion of tho supremo court, Inter alia,
said: "Wo aro to Inquire what the legis
lature Intended by tho use of these words.
In seeking for the leguslature's Intent wo
must give to tho language of tho statute
Its common nnd ordinary signification.
But ordinarily these words cannot bo un
derstood as embracing persons engaged In
the learned professions, but rather such
as gain their livelihood by manual toll.
When wo speak of tho laboring or work
ing classes, wo certainly do not Intend
to Include therein persons llko civil engi
neers, tho value of whose services rests
rather In their scientific than ir, their
physical ability. Wo thereby Intend thoso
who aro engaged, not In head, but In hand
work, and who depend upon such hand
work for their living. It Is true, In one
sense, the engineer Is a laborer; but so
Is the lawyer nnd tho doctor, tho banker
and corporation officer, yet no statistician
has been known to include them among
the laboring classes."
In my opinion tho provisions of the act
of assembly known as tho Farr act do
not apply to tho aforementioned persons
employed in your department.
(Cited: 13 A. & E. E., 532. Stand. Diet.;
Cent. Diet.; Rovell's Syn.; Crabb's Syn.;
Brooke's Terms of Art and Science;
Whowcll). Yours respectfully,
SI. A. McGlnley, City Solicitor.
Street Commissioner Dunning, when
seen concerning the decision, said he
would' put the men on eight-hour time
today, but he will not do anything con
cerning the matter of back pay until
he receives a more definite reply to Ills
The communication he sent to the
city solicitor was as follows:
Street Commissioner's Office.
Scranton. Pa., Aug. 11, 1S97.
M. A. McUlnloy, Esq.,
Dear sir Plcaso glvo me your opinion
In regard to putting Into operation tho
Farr eight-hour law, making special ex
planation In regard to tho following
First If tho law Is to bo put Into ope
ration In this city, shall tho men re
celvo extra time of two hours for each
day they havo worked since tho law
went In effect?
Second Under tho existing resolutions
and ordinances In regard to tho rats per
day, how shall I regulate thu matter in
Third What process shall I take to as
certain who aro allons or who aro not?
A. B. Dunning, jr.,
Mr. McQInley's reply to tho question
concerning back pay Is not at all sat
isfactory to Mr. Dunning nnd ho will
ask for another nnd less ambiguous
ruling on this point. He, hlmself.would
bo pleased to allow tho men for over
time If It Is due them, ho says, but ho
will decline to move in the matter un
til he Is thoroughly satisfied as to what
MURDER IS CHARQED.
Coroner'- Jury Returns a Verdict on
tho Dcnth ofVlnilcrRrntz.
Tho coroner's Jury In the case of Al
bert Vindergrntz, the man who was
found dead In the hamlet near Holten
bnck's switch, Fell township, Thursday
evening, Aug. 19, bns met and returned
a verdict of murder. Deputy Coroner
Julius Spaeth conducted tho Inquest at
his office In Carbondale.
The opinion of the physician who ex
amined Vlndegratz was that death re
sulted from blows upon tho head by
some blunt Instrument.
Frank Zazlsky and Aleck Pectluna
are now In tho county Jail on suspicion
ot having caused Vlndegratz's death.
Anthony Washllllsky, another suspect,
was released from custody Friday on
habeas corpus proceedlngs.Dlstrict At
torney Jones having no evidence
A BIG CELEBRATION.
New Italian Society Innuguaratcd with
Public Meeting, Flag Presentation,
Parade and Picnic.
On Saturday was held a celebration
by a beneficial and social organization
formed by prominent Italians of the
city a week ago. The new society fit
tingly distinguished Its entrance among
numerous similar societies by a public
meeting at Music Hall and a picnic
at Wahler's grove.
Music Hall was crowded In the morn
ing and the speeches by the officers
and Invited guests were received with
great enthusiasm. Flags and bunting
gave an attractive appearance to tho
interior. Bauer's band, the Umberta
band, of Binghamton, and this city's
Italian Citizens' band were prsent.
Grouped In a semi-circle upon tho
stage were the spaakcrs and prominent
members of the Society, among them
being Frank Carluccl, president of .the
society; Peter Gardell, secretary; Hon.
H. M. Edwards, Hon. E. H. Ripple, Dr.
Vllllone, Domonico Pesanti, Antonla
Sonstanzo, N. Carluccl, Nlcholya Pier
re, Joseph Cassesse.
The occasion of the gathering was
the reception of President Carluccl's
gifts to the society. Twoi beautiful
flags 4x6 feet and representing tho
United States and Italy, were present
ed by Dr. Vllllone, In behalf of tho
president. The doctor spoke with en
thusiasm. He touched upon the bond
of attachment the sons of Italy had
for their mother country and urged
the strongest support for their adopt
ed land, .the country of the "stars and
stripes." The Hags were then dedi
cated with the assistance of two little
flower girls, who strewed tho fragrant
blossoms upon the beautiful emblems.
JUDGE EDWARDS' ADDRESS.
Judge Edwards addressed tho so
ciety and expressed his regret at not
being able to use the Italian language.
However, Judging from the gestures
of Dr. Vllllone though his words were
uttered In a strange tongue, ho felt
that tho left band pointed to the flag
of sunny Italy meant heart love, while
tho right hand extended toward the
emblem of tho union Indicated sup
port. Tho speaker then reviewed tho na
tional history of Italy,, mentioning
some of her greatest sons and then
spoke of the necessity of his hearers
In acquainting themselves with Ameri
can laws and Institutions In order to
become the best of citizens, thus up
holding the fame of their mother coun
try who ,gave them to .this country.
Great applauso followed the judge's
Colonel E. H. Ripple spoke briefly ot
his pleasure In being honored with an
Invitation. His sympathy was with a
society which had banded together
with such splendid purposes. Joseph
Cassesse, Frank Carluccl, Domlnlco
Pesanti and Antonla Confitanzoj, of
Old Forge, also spoke. A rising vote
of thanks was extended to the society's
The society headed by the bands then
marched about tho city and went to
Wahler's grove, where a most enjoyable
afternoon and evening was spent.
Games which are In vogue In Italy
The Carluccla society, of Bingham
ton, were the guests of tho new so
ciety. MUNICIPAL CONVENTION.
Will lie Held in Columbus, Ohio,
During J liter lnrt of September.
Our city officials are in receipt of
an invitation to attend tho national
convention of municipal authorities to
be held in Columbus, Ohio, during the
four days commencing' Sept. 2S, 1R97.
The purpose of the meeting Is to or
ganize an association of city officials
for mutual advantage In the discussion
of laws and systems for runnlnsr city
Mayor Bailey, who is in receipt of
the formal invitation, will transmit It
to councils Thursday night.
FIRE SIGNAL SYSTEA1.
Central City Whistles on Tirst Alarm
Ilcciimo Silent Saturday.
The ilro department's new system of
signals went Into effect Saturday.
Hereafter in tho central city district
the court house bell only will desig
nate the number of the alarm.
The flro whistles will blow 'only on
tho second and subsequent alarms.
THE GIRL FR0A1 PARIS.
Slio Will Open tho Scnson at tlio
The Lyceum theatre tonight begins
Its 1897-9S season with "The Girl From
Paris." Tho cast numbers nearly all
tho principals who appeared In its pro
duction during Us long run at the
Herald Square theatre.
A dress rehearsal was held at the
Lyceum last night and was witnessed
by a few friends of Manager "Warming
ton, from an amusement musical and
novel point of view, "The Girl From
Paris" Is all that is claimed for It.
It is built on the "Lady Slavey" plan
and as interpreted by tho present com
pany is bound to be received with
clamorous favor. Thoso who saw last
night's rehearsal agreed that tho girl
and those about her furnish one of the
Uvellst shows of tho present time.
Tho best of all Pills aro UEECHAM'S
Lackawanna Delegates and Lackawanna
Resolutions Do Not Gibe.
CHAIRMAN GARMAN IS AMBITIOUS
Tho I'nct That He Upheld Mr. Hnrrlty
During tho Campaign nnd Now
U'ngcs l'ierco War Agnlii't Him
Lends to n Suspicion In tlio Minds of
tlio Delcgntoi That tho Stnto Chnlr
mnn Mny Ho Personally Desirous of
Having tho Dig Pcnnsylvnnlnn
Drummed Out of tlio Party,
Saturday morning The Trlbuno an
nounced, on authority of one of the
delegates, that the Dt ocratle dele
gation to the state convention would
leave via the Jersey Central nt 12.45
o'clock p. m. Monday.
Saturday afternoon tho Times con
tained the following notice conspicu
Tho delegates to tho Democratic stato
convention will leavo Scranton on Mon
day on the Delaware and Hudson train
leaving Scranton at 12.03. Close connec
tion will bo mado with tho Lehigh Val
ley at Wllke-Barre. Tho train will ar
rive in Rending at 5.50. Arrangements
for transportation havo been made by
Thomas J. Jennings and David J. Reedy,
chairman and secretary of tho Demo
cratic county committee.
Tho delegation will bo mado up as fol
lows: First district. John M. Casey, Jacob
F. Hnmmls, Patrick J. Nealls; Second
district, Richard J. Beamish. Thomas
P. Dulty, David J. Reedy; Third district,
John J. Coyne, Michael F. McDonnell;
Fourth district, Thomas M. Holmes, John
J. Dunn, Miles J. McAndrow and M. F.
Fndden. Delegates will procuro tickets
by calling upon Messrs. Reedy or Jen
nings, Mcars building.
By reading with both eyes open an
Inkling of tho fierceness of the Gar-man-Harrlty
fight can be obtained. For
the benefit of any one who may have
defective eyesight It might be etated
that Mr. Garman he pays the freight.
The Lackawanna delegation is nn tin
known quantity. At nearly all tho
district conventions at which the dele
gates were chosen, resolutions were
passed declaring In the most outspoken
manner for the Chicago platform and
crying out In frenzied tones against
the gold traitors. It, however, now
developes that some, if not a majority,
of the delegates are not wildly enthusi
astic over the idea of applying the
severe stricture concerning the gold
Democrats, particularly so when the
application would affect the once proud
boast of Pennsylvania. Democracy,
William F. Harrlty.
The Lackawanna county peoplo are
not so sure but that Mr. Garman may
not bo moved by personal motives In
his relentless war on the recognized
big man In the Pennsylvania Demo
cratic ranks. With Harrlty discredited
and drummed out of the party, who
would be his likely successor? Mr.
Garman, cogitating with himself, an
swers: "The esteemed state chair
man." The fact that Mr. Garman stood
up for Mr. Harrlty, when the latter was
on trial before the national commit
tee for his "crime of '96," would pos
sibly be responsible for setting the Im
partial local men reasoning along the
Whether it was a lino of reasoning
like this or a personal letter which
each one received from Mr. Harrlty, In
which was set forth his position, an
account of his services and copies of
recommendations for efficiency and Im
partiality from Chairman Jones, Sena
tor Daniels and others, the Lacka
wanna delegates aro not going to be
In Mr. Garman's round-up when the
Hnrrlty matter comes, up at Reading,
although they may travel thither at
Pictures of the Corbott-I'ltzsimmons
The announcement is made that tho
Veriscope pictures of the Corbett-Fitz-s
Immons glove contest, which took
place at Carson City, Nevada, March
17, will be seen here at tho Academy
of Musio Wednesday, Thursday and
Friday, Sept. 1, 2, 3,. Matinees dally.
The veriscope pictures are the only au
thentic ones of this great contest and
they show every action and incident
of this contest.
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FLOOR OIL CLOTHS, .PsJWpU
LINOLEUMS. I " 4&t -
Straw, Cocoa and Hemp flattings, Cocoa Hats,
406 LACKAWANNA AVENUE.
jjj DRAWINO AND PAINTINO S
B in oil. water rolor and china aro tnuclit bv MISS HKSTEK A.
5 WOllTHINGTON, (Ornduiite of tlio .Maryland School of I'lne B
S Arts). In tbe Finb Anr Department of tlio 5
- SCRANTON CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC.
2 ProKpoctus of the Comervntory uent on application to the mt
Director, J. ALFKED l'ilNNlNQTON, Adums uvenuenhd Lin. B
den btrcet. B
B Fall Term Ueglns Wednesday, September 8th, '97,
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ILOIY OIL AND MINIC CO.
141 to 140 Meridian 8troet,Scrantou, I'iu Telephone 3086.
and cylinder oils.
PAINT DEPARTMENT.- Unseed Oil, Turpoutlne, Wlilto Lead, Coal Tur, I'ltcli,
Varnlab, Dryer, Japuu aud Suluglo Stalu.
Mcn'a French Madras Negllgeo
Shirts with laundcroil collars and
cuffs attached, in tho very best
patterns and colors; not ono of
this lot has over been sold for less
than $1.50 and from that up to
$2.00; wo have them in all sizes;
will close them put at tho
WONDERFULLY LOW PRICE
OF $1.00 and $1.50 each,
Hatters and Furnishers,
412 Spruce Street.
OTHER FALL STYLES
In Black, Brown, Green, Etc,
Now on Sale.
BELL & SKINNER,
Hotel Jarmyn Hatters,
BEST SETS OF TEETH, $8,
Including tho painless extracting of
teeth by an entlroly now process.
S. C. SNYDER, D. D. S
331 Spruce St, Opp. Hotel Jermyn.
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320 Lackawanna Are., Scranton Pi.
Wholesale and Itctnll
ATLANTIC WHITE LEAD.
Ready 'Mixed Tinted Paints,
Convenient, Keouomlcal, Durabla.
Producing Perfect Imitation of ExpanslTI
Raynolds' Wood Finish,
Especially Designed for Inslds Work.
Marble Floor Finish,
Durable and Uriel Quickly.
Paint Varnish and Kal
PURE LINSEED OIL AND TURPENTINE.
Soliimr Piano Stands at the Head
AND J. W. aUERNSEY Stands at the Head
In the Muslo tract You can nlvraya get a
hotter bargain at his beautiful waroroorru
than at any other place In tho city.
Call and seo for youneif before buying,
205 Washington Avenue,
J. W. aUERNSEY, Prop.
I J. D. WILLIAMS & BRO. I
S 3ia and 314 Lack. Ave. Scranton. S
New goods bought at old
rates makes the price we have
placed on them tempting to
We carry everything usu
ally found in an upholstery
and drapery stock. Designs
and estimates are given and
work done by skilled artisans,
Window Sha des
a specialty, a'.l colors aud
widths. Samples aud esti
The Eye Specialist
WIIOSi: olllco la at
J in I.nrkmviin.
na avenue, In Will,
hum' White Front
Hhoo Store, examines
thu eyo free In tna
most uci'iirute way,
and his prices for peo
tncles aro cheaper
than elsewhere. A la.
to the proper caro of
tho eyes seem to pos.
fcsH most people until
thetlmo comes whea
vixion.or otuer results
ofsucuntKlect clvo warning that naturo I
rebelling ugalnBt such treatment of one of
the most precious gifts. Normal vision Is a
blesilnir unappreciated until it has been lost
and restored; Us full value is then realized,
Therefore, you should not lose day before,
having your eyes examined. This service wo
gladly lender tree of charge.
REMEMBER THE PLACE,
215 Lackawanna Avenue
In the White Front Shoe Store.
Lowest Trices In
Hats ami Furnish