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TITE SCE ANTON TIITBUJJE MONDAT SroTCJiTNO. .TANUATlY 14, 18U5. GORMAN'S HUD . COATS, CAPES n and FURS, FOR WOMEN AND CHILDREN. The Animal Mid-Winter Clearing Sale of These Goods Commences Today The stuck, from the lowest to the highest priced garment, is new and in the very latest styles. The prices are from one-third to one-half less than those that prevailed earlier in the season. Regular l'rice Handsome Coats, $20.00, $30.00 " l.i.OO, 25.00 " " 12.50, iq.oo " " 10.00, 17.09 " " 0.75, 15,00 s.:i!, 13.00 " 7.:r, n.5" " " 0.50, 10.00 BIG REDUCTIONS Trimmed Hats, were S1.50, now .50 " 2.00, " 1.00 ' 2.50, " 1.25 " 3.00, " 1.50 " " 350, " 1.75 " 4.00, " 2.00 " " " 4.5o, " 2.25 " s.oo, " 2.50 5-5. ..) " 0.00, " 3.00 GORMAN'S GRAND DEPOT, DR, -:-REEVES, 412 Spruce Street, Scranton. Dr. Reeves has had long and varied ex perience In ho.pltal and private practice end treats all acute ami chronic diseases of men, women and children. CONSULTATION AND EXAMINATION FREE. Hp, with hid assistants, treat all dls euHeM of lie rit-rvouB system, diseases of the eye, eur, none and throat, dyspepsia, rheumatism, lost vitality, preinatuio weakness or decay In both sexes, nervous tlelilllty, catarrh, tumors, cancers, erup tions, blood-polsonliiK, tits, epilepsy, In discretion and errors of youth, lost man hood, eczema, scrofula, St. Vtus' dance, asthma, diseases of the heart, lungs, liver, kidneys, bladder, stomach, etc. Voting Men Positively Cured. Offer to the Public for Catarrh. Any one suffering with Catarrh who wishes to be permanently, quickly and cheaply cured muy receive three months' treatment for only FIVE DOI.I.AKS. The doctor has discovered a specific for this dreaded disease. You can treat and cure yourself and family with It al home. It never fails to cure. A trial treatment tree. OKFICK HOmS-Dally. a. m. to 9 p. in.; Sundays, 10 to 12 and 2 to 4. ANNUAL CLEARING SALE HAVE SELECTED FROM OUR STOCK: 50 Pieces Ingrain Carpets 1 75 Pieces Tapestry Brussels ' 25 Pieces Body Brussels -15 Pieces Moquettes&Yelvets And will give 20 per cent, off on all ot the above us long as they last.' N. U.Sprlng Wall Pnpcrs just nrrived. J. Scott Inglis 419 LACKAWANNA AVE. London in Darkness. In 1872 occurred the great Ran stokers' strike In London. The capital was In darkness for one or two nights, and many disorders ensued. A large number of the stokers were arrested on the ground that they were disturbing the public peace by striking and leaving the city In darkness. An l:merprlsln ICmpcror. Matsu Illto, tho Japanese emperor, who recently celebrated his forty-second birth day, has given Japan tho telegraph, rail roads, Ironclads and perfect modern mill tnry equipments. Latterly tho Japs have been realizing a splendid Interest on the Investment. Highest of all ia Leavening Power. Latest U. S. Gov't Report MM 11 W C ABSOLUTELY PURE NEWS OF THIS VICINITY TUNK1IAMOCK. The funeral of Robert Bardwell's child was held at Lake Wlnola yester day. No services were held here, the funeral party leaving town at about 8 a. m. Rev. G. L. Burson officiated. The Lehigh Vnlley paymaster will make his monthly visit here tomorrow. Mac. Ward, editor of the Braintrlm Messenger, was In town yesterday. Taylor, the man who has been asso ciated with lilm ever since the paper was started, goes next week to New Albany, Bradford county. Mrs. C. J. Reed spent Sunday with her uncle, D. C. DeWltt, at Towanda. She expects to start for Florida next week. Word from California, conveys the In formation vthat Gordon Wheelock died of a stroke of paralysis at one of the hospitals out there. Bert Pratt, the man who was arrested for complicity in the murder of G. W. Waterman, was given a hearing before Ksquire Kutz Saturduy afternoon. The principal witness against him was Miss Nina Shook, who was waiter girl at the Stevens House at the time of the nl- leged murder. Pratt and Irvln Wescott ate supper there, and Miss Shook testi fied to hearing a conversation between them at the supper table In 'which Pratt offered Wescot first a handful of Bilver and a roll of bills If he would see to It that Waterman was not alowed to tea tify at a case In court next day In which the former was Interested. She also claimed to have heard Pratt say next day. after the tragedy had oc curred, that "if they arrest us they won t mid anything about us. even a knife." The defendant was sent back to juii. Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Kittridge have gone to White Hall, N. Y., In response to a call on account of the dangerous Illness of a brother of the latter. G. Avery Miller Is now a full-fledged deputy sheriff, having ben Bworn in. Nightly services' will be continued at the Methodist Episcopal church during this week. A' slight Maze occurred at Wall'shotel Friday night as a result of a match being carelessly thrown down through the grating in the sidewalk Into a heap of straw. The fire alarm was sounded, but the services of the hose company were not needed. The sheriff sale of the real estate of E. H. Elston, at Stull, consisting of a small piece of land, a couple of store houses and a mill with a lot of wood working machinery, occurred at the court house Saturday afternoon. As most of the machinery and belting was claimed by the Scranton Supply and Machinery company, and the balance by B. M. Stone, there was but little to sell. It was struck off to the plain tiffs, the Wyoming National bank, for $305. Amnog the Important meetings of to day will be those of the Republican county committee, the stockholders ot the Montrose railway, the convening of court, and a special business meeting of the Women's Christian Temperance union at the home of Mrs. L. T. Burns In the evening. The Prohibition conferees of this dis trict met at the office of Dr. C. H. Dana Saturday afternoon and nominated Dr. H. W. Charnplin, of Towanda, for con gress. A number of the young friends of Joseph Squires met at his home on Foundry street Friday evening and helped him celebrate his fourteenth birthday. It was a surprise to him. John H. Smith, a prominent business man at Plymouth, was In town Satur day. He owns a large farm near Keelersburg. Scarlet fever Is raging at Evans' Falls, up P.owman's Creek. Two deaths In one family are reported and several other severe cases are on the doctors' hands. Green goods men nnd the Louisiana lottery are still shoving their circulars Into this section In abundance. Harry Brown, porter at Wall's hotel, reports having received n half dozen of the former within a short time. The bait doesn't appear to tuke well so far as reported. "The Pittsburg Oil company" la the averred title of the company who nre leasing land In Windham and North Branch townships. A. P. Ruch, a practical oil driller, and W. A. Sturde- vant. of Scranton, are Interested In the operations. The iee house at the Packer House Is being filled with Ice which was Jammed up on the river bank when the breakup occurred. Work on the foundation for the new meat market of L. L. Rail, on East Tioga street, has been commenced. MAYFILEI). Miss Alice Pigeon, of Carbondale, Is visiting at W. J. Bergen's, on Lacka wanna avenue. Mrs. W. J. Bergen and her guest, Miss Pigeon, were down to Scranton Satur day. J. I). Cook, who has been spending a few days In town, roturned to his home at Scranton Saturday afternoon. David Mendeleson Is In Wllkes-Barre. Master Hadley, who was con ft nod to the house a part of last week, Is again able to be out, and Is around bright and early with Tho Tnibune. W. J. Bergen, who was no severely bitten by a vicious mule ot the Key stone aboift a week ago. Is still very lame. The mule Is doing nicely. Clipped from Canada "Presbyterian," tinder signature of C. Illackett Hobinson, Prop'r: 1 was cured of oft-recurring bil ious headaches by Burdock Blood Ulttcrs, DU11YKA. C. C. Curns, of Bhamokln, Is visiting friends In town. It. D. Richards Is .helping his cousin F. P. RWhards, tt PI Ms ton Junutlon, for a few days. . John E. Wilson has accepted a poBt tlun at the Mount Lookout colliery, at Wyoming. I Miss Daisy aillfeather left Saturday for CoHoe, N. Y where she has ac cepted a lucrative position. Mrs.. J. J. Simpson has returned rfrom Archibald, where She haa been visiting her parents, Mr. and Mr. J. B. LtCck. The Ladies' Aid aocluty of the Baucis church extend an tavltablon to all In terested in charity, In behalf of the suffering farmers-of Nebraska and Kansas. All persons wishing to con tribute can do so by calling on Che members of the cluty, which meets next Thursday Jn the church, or to the treasurer. Miss Ella Menger. Sums of money, clothing or old garments wlhlch could be made over would be gladly re ceived. The ladles have already euc ceeded In sending a large box to the sufferers. DUN MO RE. Extra meetings will be held In tho Methodist Episcopal church every even ing this week except Saturduy. Tha revival meetings at the Evangeli cal church. Little England, will be con tinued this week. Rev. A. H. Irvine, of Milton, Pa., Is assisting the pastor, Rev. J. G. Whitmore. M. Mulraine and M. J. McDonnell visited Hawley friends Saturday. Miss Ella Black visited Plttston rela tives Saturday. Ed. Sherln Is sick. Miss Mary Manly Is 111 at her home on Chestnut street. Mrs. Bartey Conlon, of Plttston, vis ited friends in town last week and In stalled the new officers of the L. C. B. A. Misses Mary and Kate MeOuire were visiting Parsons relatives last week. Miss Annie Lannan, of Susquehanna, and Miss Lynch, of Blnghamton, were visiting Miss Ella Black lust week. Mrs. B. McCarthy Is very 111 at her home on Drinker street. Misses Sarah Mooney, Mary Tlmmlns and Harry Forbes, of Carbondale, are visiting relatives on Chestnut street. Mrs. Menzo Wllllnms and daughter. Emma, of Monroe avenue, spent Sun day In Carbondtile. Bert Wheeler, of Denver, Col., left for his home Saturday after spending a week with Dunmore relatives. James Hopkins Is home from spend ing the holidays with New York friends. Miss Genevieve Bacon, of Nicholson, is visiting friends in town. The Knights of the Golden Eagle will entertain a number of out of town castles this evening at their room, Odd Fellows hall. The week of prayer will be observed In the Presbyterian church this week. Meetings will be held every night ex cept Saturday. W. T. Loveland, who conducts a meat market near Johnson's store, met with a serious accident Saturday morning. While peddling meat on Elakely street his horse became frightened and Love land was caught between the wagon and one of the Scranton Traction com pany poles. His leg was broken and he was bruised severely. Mr. and Mrs. G. W. B. Allen spent Sunday In Hawley. Miss Minnie Richards, of Rlggs street, -who has been 111 for several days, is out again. Carlton Letchworth, Fred Wilklns and Walter Juhnson left town Wednes day very unceremoniously. Each pur chased a pair of shoes, charging them to his father's account at the store. The departure was a surprise to their parents, who are prominent people of the town. They have no Idea where the boys have gone. Three young ladies are said to be missing. It Is thought that they are In company with the boys. The parties all had good homes. Why they should have taken this misguided step is not easily under stood. ' MOSCOW. E. Simpson Is very sick. Mrs. Jmhn Dunntone died very sud denly about 2 o'clock on Friday morn ing at Ithe home of her daughter, 'Mrs. J. F. Sayre. Mrs. Samuel Eshlemen Is quite sick of pneumonia. The poverty party held at Dalevllle on Saturday for the benefit of tho drouth stricken people of Nebraska was a success both socially and flmuici- ally. Miss Mile Crawshan won the prize. Mr. E. Simpson roturned from Brooklyn, N. Y., Monday. Mrs. B. E. Miller, of Dalevllle, called on friends here on Wednesday. Mrs. Jtttm Hodgson, of Dalevllle, Is very 111. The young friends of Miss Stacla Con boy surprised her at her home on Thursday night. Those present were the Misses May Erfhlcman, Hannah Harney, Myra HarnuVn, Reba Simp kins, Lena andLcma Sayre, Tina Clouse, Blanche Lancaster, Masters Fred Shaw. Tom Davis, Jesse Gardner, Win nle Decker, David Robents, Andy Lunv ley. Patsy Harney and Garfield Brown. Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Van Brunt enter tained quite a number of young folk? on Thursday night. Those present were tihe Misses Hilda Wilbur, Lizzie Harnden, Llda Crittenden, Bessie Pyle, Mollle Mack, Sarah Decker, Sophia Slmpkins, Sadie Van Brunt, Rachel Van Brunt, Millie Davis, Ruth Gardl ner, Lizzie Moyle, M.iUcl Dowttt, Lonle Lubar, Myrtle Eshleman, Florence Geager, Jessie and Ellen Bourn, Gustle Gearhart, Grace Travis, and Kdv.-J.rd Sayre, Galge Da:lrymple, Daniel Gardi ner, Leonard Simpklns, Harry Watts Samuel Watts, John and Brock Wilcox. Daniel Olouse, Jacob Pyle, Arthur De- pew, Milton Brown, Charlie Van Nort, William Davis, WlHnrd Peck, Amaisa Hurt roe, George Decker, Charlie Van Uorder. Mr. iianklms, and Edward, Fred, Frank and William Van Brunt. lihcumutisra Cured In a Duy. "Mystic Cure" for Rheumatism and Neuralgia radically cures In 1 to 3 days, Its action upon the system is remarkable and mysterious. It removes nt once tho cause and the disease Immediately cllsui) pears. The first dose greatly benefits, ?S cents. Hold by Matthews uros., Drug' gists, Scranton. HONESDALE. The Honesdale freight ofTloe of the Delaware and Hudson Canal company Is about to undergo a number of changes which will be much for tho better. The offices at present are In the large stornge room. They will be moved to the second floor of the depot, and the entire first floor used for storage. The entrances where freight Is handed out will be chnnged fromtheeastaldefaclng Main street to the south Bide, where a new driveway has been constructed, which will enable teams to drive In and out without turning round. This latter arrangement will be grently an' predated by the public, as heretofore teams have been allowed to stand across the sidewalk, 'obstructing pas sage while -they were waiting for freight.. Tho Delaware and Hudson Canal company are muklng every ef fort 'to Vaccommodate) the people of Honesdale. An electric' light and sidewalk at the upper Gravity station is very much needed. Mr. and Mrs. J. Adum Kraft left for New York this morning. Zenas and Sophie Russell gave a slelgh-rlde party to their numerous young; friends Saturday. A party of young people drove up from Hawley Saturday. Ex-Sheriff Alberty Is home from Har- risburg. AKBOflDALE. Born To Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Altkcn, of Garfield avenue, Saturday morning, a son. The Ladles' Aid society of the Meth- odlBt church will hold ther monthly tea In the church parlors on Wednes day evening. At noon, Saturday, $28,000 had been subscribed for the silk mill. Yesterday morning In theBerean Bap tist Tabernacle on address was- deliv ered by Dr. Frank G. Dobbins, of Phila delphia, the distinct secretary of .the American Baptist Missionary society. He took for his subject "For the Sake of Thy Name." At ithe close of the ad dress the annual offering for missions was made by the congregation. James Kllleen, of Brooklyn street, was seriously Injured on Saturday morning while at work In the Delaware and Hudson No. 1 shaft. His Injuries consisted of a fracture of the right arm and bad cuts on his right arm and side. Miss Annie Lofitus spent Saturday with Scranton friends. The teachers of 'the public schools re ceived their monthly pay Saturday morning. hallSteai). Mrs. P. U. Bari'iger, who has been 111, Is 'Improving. , Mrs. Theodore HuA'8 was a visitor at the Parlor City on Friday. N. T. Mitchell was in Susquehanna on Saturday. Ackorly Bros., proprietors of the Ready Pay store, will open a branch store In Great Bend. The. ladles of ithe Presbyterian congre- gaitton w.ho pledged to tarn a dollar for the building fund of the new church edifice will te.ll thtrtr experience, how they earned H, In prose Aor rhyme, at a meeting In the Young Men's Christian association hall, Jun. 22. Lizzie Merlcle Is teaching In the Ives district In the place of Miss Mopes, who Is detained on laecoumt of sickness. Will H. McCreary Is taking vocal les sons of 'Professor T. J. Da vies In Scran ton. The school directors met on Satur day evening. LAFATETTE COLLEGE. Doctor Moore has Issued a new sylla bus, of his lecture on "Heat," for the use of the Junior class. A college meeting was held last week to discuss athletic matters. Professor F. A. March, Jr., stated that tho Atti lotto association tibould have $1,000 be fore the close of next town In order to meet nil their obligations. Subscrip tions were Immediately made amount ing to $225. At the regular meeting of the. Wash ington Literary society J. D. Findley, '117, and Davison, '98, became members. There Is talk of arranging a debate with Lehigh, but nothing definite has as yet been done. WEAK HEN TOUR ATTENTION . w. CALLED TO TBS yMui TMjj. Uroat English Remedy. Gray's Specific Medicine IF Vnil SIIFFFB from Nor- MT mi Tim JUBUil TOUS D Dillty, Weaknras of Body and Mind, Sperma torrhea, and Iuipotency, anil all dluasea that arise fxom over indulgence and s If abuse, aa Lou or Memory and Pow.r, Dimnea of Vis ion, Premature Old Age and many other dia cases that load to Inanuity or Consumption and an early irrav, write for a pnmphl.it Address URAV UKUIOItiB Co., Buffalo, K. Y. The Speciflo Uedioln ia sold by all druggist at SI per package,, or n rackagra f,-.r C n ..... l ..... 1 .... ... and w'ith OTory J5.00 order Ufc RlllDlNTFli a cure or money rofunded. JUaJUalUfilka tWOn account of counterfeit wo hum adopted the Yellow Wrapper, the only genu ine. Bold in Bcrantou by ilatthews Bros, Moosic Powder Co. Rooms 1 and 2 Commowealth Bld'g, SCRANTON. PA. MINING and BLASTING POWDER MADE AT MOOSIC AND RU9H DALH WORKS. Lafflln & Rand Powder Co.'S Orange Gun Powder Electric, llntterlea. Fuses for explod ing blasts, Safety Fuse and Repau no Chemical Co.'s High Explosives A Decided Mot in tha Rkatea trade has set In and it. ill pay von to examine the stork of JL'RISCH'B, at lit pruee street. Fine line of superior pocket cutlery, razors, etc . for Htill day trade, duns and ammunition at bottom flirure. A1n some second hand heols at prices that will aatonlah you.Bcelug is believing HORSE - SHOEING REMOVED. DR. JOHN HAMLIN, The Acknowledged Expert in llortietilioeiiiK and Dentistry, is Now Permanently Located on West Itckavvanna Ave., eur the Bridge. ROOF TINNING AND SOLDERING ' All done away with by the use of HART MAN'S PATKNT PAlNT, which consist of Ingredients well-known to all. It can be applied to tin,-galvanised tin, sheet Iron roofs, also to brick dwelinga, which will f revent absolutely any crumbling, crack n (t or breaking of the brick. It will out last tinning of any kind by many years, and It's cost does not exenod nna-flfth that of tho cost of tinning. Is sold by tha job vr I'liunu. vuii'.riiciH iai.cn oy ANTONIO HAKTAlAfc.N, 0 Birch BU iHss Katte Itonenyvant Ulster, Penn. Scrofula The Worst Case the Doc tors Ever Saw Hood's Sarsaparllla Perfectly Cured " 0. I. Hood & Co., Lowell, Mass. : "Dear Sirs: I wish to testify to the great Vtlue of Hood's Sarsaparllla. For some time I bad been troubled with scrofula, which curly last winter assumed a very bad form. Sores Appeared on My Face and hands and gradually Increased In number until they reached to my shoulder. The doctors said It was the worst case of scrofula they ever aw and also went so far as to say it was In curable. I tried ointments and other remedies but to no avail. A friend recommended Hood's HoodVP" Cures Barsaparillu, and although I was completely dis couraged, as a last chance I resolved to give it a triul. Aftertaklngoue bottle I noticed the sores had commenced to heal. Alter the sixth bottle They Were All Healed. I continued to take it, however, until I had used nine bottles, and now I am perfectly well." Miss Katik Kosknuhakt, Ulster, 1'eun. Hood's Pills are prompt and efficient, yet asy In uiiLlou, Sold by all druggists. 26c. A HAPPY NEW YEAR We wish all our patrons health ant prosperity In 1893. Wo start on anothc twelve months' run with the earth mouni' the sun, more than fully equipped to met the hat demands of the public of Scran ton. Our display Is magnificently com plete, presenting monumental vulues It. every style of headwear. CONRAD, HATTER AND FURNISHER. Overlook our store when you are out for bargains, for here is a chance to get them at your own price Having bought at sheriff's sale the bankrupt stock ot the Hyde Park Cloth iug Store, and having dis posed of a great amount of the goods, we are now ready to sell the remain der at a T No old stock-worn cloth ing, but new, clean goods The firm had only been in business two mouths when they were sold out by the sheriff. We had the cash and secured the stock. Now we give our customers the benefit of our purchase. Men's listers, $3,50, $4.25, $5.35, $6,75 Men's Overcoats and Stilts, $4.75, $7.65, $11.37 Boys' Ulsters, 98c, $1.25, $1.75, $2.50 Boys' Overcoats and Suits, 98c, $1.25, $1.50, $2.00 Men's Pants, 90c, $1.25, $1.75, $2.48 Boys' Pauts, 2 PAIRS FOR 25c THE ell fin to Reliable Advertisers of Facts. 230 Lackawanna Ave. SIGN OF THE BELL. What Is More Attractive Than pretty fact with a fresh, bright completion? For It, use Pouonl'i Powder. ra SACRIFICE r- flnri.T niTrnnnnn nnir Bill! I $50,000 worth of Dry Goods, No g tions, Ladies' and Gents' Furnishing 48 Goods,niHinery, Cloaks, Furs, Infants' Wear, &c, g TO BEnooiuBi)n.v e The steady increase of our business compels us to enlarge and remodel the en tire store for spring trade, and as the stock will be in the way 1 mi seu m 1111 ruicE. i I Ihe 400 and 402 Lacka. Ave., Scranton, Pa. REHHUHT (Srpetings. JN TO CLOSE AT THE Tapestry Brussels at Tapestry Brussels at Tapestry Brussels at Body Brussels at All Wool Carpets at- 300 Short Lengths of Ingrains, from one to two yards, suitable for Rugs. 75c. 65c. Ingrains at Ingrains at 3 406 and 408 Lackawanea Ave. ECONOMY'S ODD AND AND REMNANT SALE hall eclipse all previous efforts. Post experience has tuuKht us that It is a "good thins," and has also suggested a means of "pushlnir It along" to the mutual benefit of the public and our Helves. We llnd by a careful review of the transactions of the past year that we have sold more goods at sac rifice prices than ever before. This fact explains another of greater Im portance to us, namely: Tho space formerly occupied by so called (which were perhaps finished a little too dark, or a little too light, or possi bly slightly duniaged), has abundant ly paid for the amount lost on the orig inal article. Hence tho resolve that every article In our vast establishment not strictly up to date must make room for fresh, new, spring goods. You have been thinking you would like a new sideboard or perchance a hull rack; you do not want a cheap one, and feel that you cannot afford a good one. ODDS See Our Show Windows. Economy's Easy - way ent for short purses. 1.3 Fair. LENGTHS FROM 1 TO 30 YARDS FOLLOWING PRICES: 35 cents, worth 50 cents 45 cents, worth 65 cents 60 cents, worth 85 cents 75 cents, worth $1.10 50 cents, worth 75 cents Ingrains at 25 cents, 20 cents. 5oc. i5 cents. GKER & GO, END HI IS i OPlIllt to gratify your desire, and get good substantial article at the price you can afford: A fancy rocker or two will liven up that old parlor suite won derfully, and tho ones we shall In elude In this sale are worthy. battel nama than . .li but our conscience tells us "they ara the products ot 'M," Into the aala they go. Lace curtains, portieres, shades, car pets and remnants of carpets must all be weeded out. A strip of carpet at a trilling cost will save you dollars In preserving carpets that are yot good, and a great many of the rem nants will cover the whole door of that small room on which you havo so long wanted a carpet, and cost no no more than straw mattings. e feel sure that the numerous wonderful bar. gains we shall offer will reward a cart ful examination. - to - pay makes it convent J'