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THE SCRANTON TBIBUNE-MONDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 7, 189.
5 Norrman & Moore FIRE INSURANCE, 920 Wyoming Ave. WHY SEND YOUR LACE CURTAINS 2i7ytpotbhe8 LAUNDERED? Bpeclal facilities with artistic manipulator of the art .warrant your patronage at horn. The Lackawanna '308 Peon Avenue. A. B. WARM AN. Watch This Space For Our Opening Ad. Of Our New Store. 1 Carpets, Draperies anil Wall Pap;:. 17 WYOMING: AVE. cm 3itm:s. There will be a reception of the Illesse-1 VliKiii'" Sodality of St. Peter' cathedral tomorrow ninlii. A convention of the Suite Farmers' M Uiince and Industrial union U sehdul;d to bejiln in this city toilny. Tho Scranton Poultry association has decided to hold Its annual exhibition 111 tho Armory from Jan. Ill to 2Z. On Saturday the Delaware and Hudson Canal company paid Us employes at the lOddy Creek and Olyidiant mine. The Delaware, Lackawanna and West ern paid the employes on the southern iil vlslon and the yard men Saturday. At Johnson's pond skating; rink Satur day afternoon, the Ice hroko through and fourteen persons fell Into the water. Pour younir ladies from Ureell Hidge loe-'lved a good duckiiiK. The coroner's Jury In the case of Will, lain II. Harlow, who was killed In the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western yard, will meet tonlKht In the arbitration room of the court houso to listen to evi dence. A disorderly house on West Lackawan na avenue and Kllthth streets was raided early Saturday tuoriiinir by Chief of Po lice rtobllUK and a squad of olllcers. Lizzie Smith and Lizzie Kauflinan were the onlv ones cauirht in the net. Tho former was the proprietress and she. paid a line of iH. The other ono was lined 1.1. On Saturday John T. Moonely, of niy phant, executor of the estate of Kllen Mooncy, deceased, through Attorneys tl'lirlen & Kelly, brouifht suit nulii8t the Fidelity Mutual Lire association, of Phil adelphia. Sir. Jlooney seeks to collect I.1.WK) insurunce on the life of his mother, which the company refuses to pay. Iarry Stone, the baiririiKe man, was ar. rested Saturday afternoon on Franklin avenue. Patrolman Lowry saw that Uir ry was not in a condition to drive his horse nnd Kot a boy io et ill the wni?on to take the owner and the outllt home. Larry would not have It and Informed the pa trolman that he was capable of driving his own iirb. Soon afterward Patrolman Lowry saw that Larry was drlviim more recklessly than ever and arretted him and took him to Hie lockup in his own waqon. When Larry was locked up he raised nn awful noise mid wanted them to tele phone for "Jim." "Send word to his home and he'll como down ami let me out." sal. I Larry. The mayor didn't come down until yesterday and then he find Larry $:; or ten days. Tho line was paid. Dr. McDowell, dentist, 240 Adams avenue. LACKAWANNA BIBLE SOCIETY. Executive Committee Met in the Ollicc orsecretury lloicx. Hew S. S. Kennedy, of Waverly, who recently resigned Hs nent of the Lu zerne County Ulble society, was re elected agent of the Lackawnnnu so ciety at a meeting of Its executive com mittee Saturday In the office of the secretary. Colonel H. M. Holes, In the Commonwealth building. Kx-Justice Alfred Hand presided. Treusurer W. H. Richmond's reoort was favorably received and referred to S. G. Kerr for auditing. Secretary Kennedy's report was as follows: During his summer vacation Judson N. Bailey, of Chinchilla, a student of Dickinson college, canvassed Nichol son, Harford. Gibson, Brooklyn, Fuc toryvllle, Jackson, Uellutt, Lakeview and Hopbottoni, the runds of which were obtained from the Wyoming County Bible society. He also canvassed Archbald, Ooulds boro, Dalevllle, Yostvllle, Sprlngbrook, Madlsonvllle, Turnersvllle, Freytown, Moscow, Klmhurst and Peckvlile for this society. The number of families visited was 1,534; Bibles distributed, 85; refused to accept, 39; Bible and testaments sold, 211; given, 61; price of books donated, $16.60; Bible and testaments sold by S. S. Kennedy, 329; donated, 142; number of volumes distributed, 471; price of books donated, $47.43; total donations, $64.03. It was decided to postpone the regu lar annual meeting until May, and In future to hold it during that month. KILLED IN A RUNAWAY. Waverly Fanner Meets Death While licturning Home from Scranton. Pardon Covey, a Waverly farmer, was killed in a runaway accident while driving home from this city Friday evening. Covey's horses became unmanage able while going down Parser Hill, near Waverly, and Covey was thrown out by the Jolting of the wagon. He was found lying unconscious and tak en to the Waverly house, where he died soon after the arrival of Dr. Mackey. Covey was about 50 years old und is survived by a wife and family. Wyoming Ncuiiunry. College preparatory work. Thorough drill In Kngllsh. Music, Art nnd F.locu tion specialties. Business College or ganized on actual business principles. First-class boarding department. Win ter terms openB Dec. 8th. For cata logue address Hev. L. L. Sprague, D. D., President, Kingston, Penn. Tailor made fall suits and overcoats, latest styles, John Ross, 307 Spruce treet St. Leo's Uuttnlion. St. Leo's Battalion will hold their tenth annual ball at St. David's hall, Monday evening, the 7th inst. 11 SCRXNTON'S two NEW PASTORS Rev. a M. Welsh and Rev. Thomas De Grucby Arc the Mea. INITIAL SERMONS YESTERDAY Mr. Welsh is Pastor of Calvary Re formed Church aud Mr. Detiruchy of the Jackson Street Baptist Church--Former Succeeds Rev. W. II. Ktubblebine and the Latter Kcv. Dr. D. C. Hughe. Two ministers preached their first sermons us Scranton pastors yesterday. One was Kev. U. M. Welsh in Calvary Reformed church, and the other was Rev. Thomas DeOruchy In the jacs. son Street Baptist church. The new uastor of Calvary church succeeds Rev. W. H. Stubbleblne. Fri day night he was tendered a reception by the congregation. He will be for mally Installed next Sunday, flir. Welsh was unanimously chosen pastor at a meeting of the congregation in OC' iilOV. O. M. WELSH, New Pustor of the Calvury Reformed Church. tuber. He has for two years had o charge at Kast Berlin, Adams county. He will reside at No. 718 Gibson street. Mr. Welsh's Initial sermon was on "Christ lull Devotedness," and from the text, "For none of us liveth to him self and no man dieth to himself." Romans xiv, 7. He said: The world Is u selfish world and the motto of the poet, "The victor Is he who can go It alone," is literally car ried out in many lines, not only to the detriment of others, but to the detri ment of themselves. In this vast des ert of selllshness and egotism it Is n refreshing sight to see one who is will ing to give mime of his time, talents und trooils for the benellt of his fellow man ure rarely found outside of the circle of Christ's followers. Some In deed who ure unselfish are not Chris tians. But they ure as the coals In the pit and need only the heat of the Spirit to make them true followers of Christ. MF.ANT SELF-DENIAL. "Paul wishes to Impress the fact on the Romish Christians that to follow Christ meant sacrifice, self-denial and devotedness to His cause. Christ him self says that tlioso who are not willing to give ui home, friends, yea. ull for His sake, If necessary, are not worthy to be called Christians. As Christians we cannot live for ourselves because of the Interest we feel in His cause. His plan of work is founded on unsel fishness and sacrlllce and we as His followers feel that to be like Him we must follow these out. 'Not my will, but thine lie dune," should be your con stant prayer. And In this praying and working we must not only pray for our fellow men, und preach to them, and speak to them, but we must do for them. "No man can live to himself en tirely und fulllll his destiny. There must be the ego and non-ego, my self and my brother for whom we must live anil move and have our be ing. One would think that when we hud spent the best of our days and years for our fellow mun tlwt when the warning would come that . ir last moments were near we could feel that our work was ended, but It Is ' not so. In these last moments when the spirit is striving to disentttngle Itself from the body there Is a duty for us. For Paul says, "And no one dieth to him self.' For in our manner of dying we can glorify Christ. We can set the ex ample by showing a calm trust in that All Powerful Redeemer to keep us af ter death as Ha has kept us in life. THEY BRING JUDGMENT, "Some men In their death bring Judg ment on their slayers. This we linj In Christ Himself, and Stephen and all the apostles. Truly the blood of Christ fell heavily on the Jews and their chil dren, so thut Christ died that the Scrip ture might be fulfilled. This was not the case, however, with Judas. When the pangs of remorse came upon him for betraying his Master they pursued him more than the fairies und In mercy he was allowed to go out and end his days by tils own hand. There are many today who are Judases and whom God allows to die In many ways to save a double torment. Again there are some die who are young and prom ising. They were only sowing wild oats. So even In our dying we ure liv ing examples for others and Influ ence the lives of all around us. "Therefore, whether we live or die we are the Lord's. As the patent is the property of the inventor so the creation is the property of the Creator, so by absolute ownership we are the Lord's, and therefore must serve Him in life and death. And in His creat ing He made them pairs. Even the head of the creation was not complete alone so he was provided with a part ner. The lesson in this is that God never meant man to be a hermit or recluse. But the race is to live in broad light of the sun and work day by day In its warmth for God and man. "What Is the great end of life? Is it to set rich, to gain power, to gain friends, or any of the many things which the world presents? No. It Is to please God. And in conclusion we say that to fulllll His destiny and end our whole life must be given up to forwarding His kingdom and helping our fellow creatures and in our death glorify Him to whom we are hasten ing." Previous to the sermon Miss Rogers, of Danville, who Is the guest of Mrs. W. H. Antrim, sang very sweetly in a strong soprano voice of rare purity the beautiful hymn, "Home of the Soul," which was listened to with wrapt attention by the large audience which had assembled ti hear the able discourse of Rev. Mr. Welsh. MR. DEGRL'CHY'S SERMON. ' Rev. Thomas De Gruehy created a mild sensation last evening on the West Side, when he preached his even ing sermon to an audience which crowded the large auditorium of the Jackson Street Baptist church, of which he became the pastor yesterday. Mr. De Gruehy comes here from Wake Held, H. I. He preached a sermon in the morning to the members of the church or "Christians particularly." His morning theme was takef from Peter, I, 1-3: "But the word of the Lord abldeth forever." His treatment of the text was not out of the ordin ary line, nevertheless It served to show the new minister's ability for deep thinking and argumentative sequence. It was at the evening service where the surprise came, and when the meet ing was over the several hundred who attended knew that a new type of preached had anchored In the city. Mr. D Gruehy advertised his evening; ser vice as being for "the people the noa Chriatians," and he seemed to make a special endeavor to emphasise bis different methods of treating the morn ing and evening topics of the days' ef fort. At 7 o'clock the service started with twenty minutes of hymn singing, in which the pastor led with his own voice. Then came the regular collec tion. Here Mr. De Gruehy first showed his unconventlonallty. He announced that the collection was a "part of tne service, and. as the baskets were be ing passed, he remarked that he used to rob his former townspeople of every copper they had. When the collection plates reached the pulpit Mr. De Gru ehy offered a short prayer of thanks, and then began his sermon. It was then 7.25. He said that he had twentv live minutes no more In which to preach.. If he talked a.'ter 8 o'clock anyone In the audience should get up and tell him of It. He didn't believe in long services. "It's the old, old storv " began the preacher. "I have nothing new to tell you; it's the same the world over; without the shedding of blood there is no remission of sins. Man is a strange being. He is always search ing for the origin of evil, and he Is always asking questions about how It came into the world, when the most Important thing is. What is the remedy for evil?" HIS ILLUSTRATIONS. The spenker then used several plain and forceful Illustrations. He pictured a soldier lying badly wounded under a tree. A surgeon comes along, and does the soldier cry out "How did I get it? Can you explain? Where is the man who lired the shot? Does the soldier ask these? No! He says to tne surgeon: 'Oh, here Is the wound, do the best you can with it; save my life." Another illustration was of a captain whose ship had sprung a leak Did he go down below to And out the origin of the wind? No, tie was on dock giving orders to his men. Mr. DeGruchy pointed to an Indi vidual In the audience: "Thut man over there is a drunkard," he ex claimed. "He Is not the worst In the world. God loves him; He has a rem edy which cures the soul! I have ofl etlmes contributed," said the speaker, "toward sending drunkards to the Kee ley cure and I'll do so again, but I will always try to point out the divine remedy for the sin-sick soul." I have wept more over my own folly, 1 have shed more biter tears over the sins and folly of others, wus another strik ing statement. "I am not here," he continued, "to show you how mean you are, or how sinful you ure, oh no! You know that already. I need not tell it. I am here to show the remedy. "Then follows one of Mr. DeGruchy's dramatic outbursts. In giving this particular discourse the speaker used for effect every poem of elocution such as is common with Evangelists Shlevera and others. Droplng his voice to a tragis undertone, he said: BEAUTIFUL WORD PAINTING "It is midnight now. Here Inthe gar den of Gethsemane, dark and gloomy, the ground is crisp with the cold frost of midnight, between gloomy olive trees one beholds the form of a man. I hear him groan out his life in prayer. And none to encourage his fainting heart. I look to heaven and say Hearken of angels, and hurry to minis ter to him. Hearken, oh world, and be silent. It is the Son of God, the Sav iour of the world paying thy debt. Hear him as on bended knee His groans disturbing the quietness of the night. Ah, his soul is sore troubled, they sin oh man; mv sin, the sin of the world are pressing heavily upon him, he is forced to the ground, he buries his face in his hands, and from his brow- great drops of blood are streaming down his lace and from his body, every pore is open und he sweats great drops of blood. Here Is the cost of our re demptlun. "I Imagine that when the morning dawned, and the sleepy disciples went to the place where their Lord had agonized there must have come to their eyes tears as thev beheld the blood stained spot where Jesus knelt. Let us follow that man further. Judas be tras him in the hands of his enemies. They drag him from his place of pray er to the judgment hall. And Pilate ordered him to be scourged, and they scourged him and tore his flesh and the blood run duwn his shoulders. They covered him over with a robe of purple but beneath that rube was the cost and price or our salvation for by the very stripe he caused we are healed. He was wounded for our trans gressions; he was bruised for our in iquities, the chastisement of our peace was upon him, and with his stripes we are healed. A wreath of rude thorns was put on his head, not by gentle hands, but thev tore his tem ples so that his face was besmeared by his own precious blood. He was oppressed and atlllcted yet he opened not his mouth. This was the price for we have not been redeemed by any corruptible thing but by the precious blood of the Lamb." "But It Is not all . they took him from the Judgment hall to Calvury to crucify him, upon his shoulders they pluced a heavy cross. He faltered on his way, see him fait, but we do not wonder, the sorrows and anguish and sin of the world was rolled on him. Surely, raid Isaiah, he hath born our griefs aud carried unr sorrows. They at last arlved at Golgotha, they soon flung him to the ground, and Btretch forth the hands that had only done good and neal them to the tree, the feet that had reserved In mercy were made secure, they hoisted the wood in the air and dashed It into Its socket, and there hangs the Christ, the Son of God, and in agony unknown he bleeds away his life in terrible Elio, Elol Lama Sabacthani. Oh what a scene, the waves of man's hatred and of hell's vengeance dash against him, and overwhelm his very heart. God withdraws his face. "Tell me who did this? Look, oh, world! at what you have done. Behold the Son of God. Count the wounds and estimate the rice and cost of they redemption. Blood from his head, blood from his feet and hands, this is the cost, this is the price. Brethren, the chasm which separated us from God has been filled with blood for by the blood of Christ we have been brought night the Father. When the soldier took his snear and pierced the Sav iour's side he only exected to see the blood How. but he opened the way to let all the world into the heart of Christ." Promptly at 8 o'clock the sermon was ended. A benediction, and the new preacher concluded his Interesting ef fort with a defense of his methods. He said that "the man who was now pastor of this church is every man's friend rich and poor, old and young." He would be a friend in need. His sermons would be simple, he said, he would preach plain, common everyday truths, and he would be at service morning, noon and night. "If you're sick," said Mr. DeOruchy, "send for me when you send for the doctor. I'll com'. No matter what time It is. Remember that the man who preaches at Jackson Street Baptist church now Is not a modulator who sits in this chair and gives orders. No! He Is our servant. If these two hands are not enough to do the work I'll get two more. If my heart Is not big enough, I'll get five more. The only danger from this would be I might have to marry five times. (Laughter). Notic ing the merriment In the audience (it was now quite unabashed) Mr. De Oruchy, in his unaffected way, said: "It don't hurt the Lord to smile in His house. I like to see smiles. They show p good spirit. A hearty laugh comes from an honest heart." And In drawing his sermon to an end, Mr. DeGruchy said: "I want to shake hands with everybody here. Do you know I sometimes stop the service for five minutes so that I can shake hands with the people. You'll shake hands In heaven, why not do so .'ere? Don't rush out of church as If you were shot out. Stay awhile." ARMED DETECTIVES GUARDING A MINE Serious Oatbreak at aa Archbald Colliery. BLOODSHED WAS THREATENED Italian Striker. Take Possession of the Forest Coal Company's Slope but I'pon the Arrival of Armed De tectives They FleeTwo Days' of Turmoil at the ItidgeSeveu King lender Arrested. Exciting scenes, which several times threatened bloodshed, have been en acted during the past three days, but particularly yesterday and Saturday at the Forest Coal company's works on the Ridge near Archbuld. A Btrike was inaugurated Friday by the Italian miners and laborers.. With their wo men and ohter sympathisers they took possession of the mine and were threat ening to do violence to the company's property when they were routed by an armed squad of Barring & McSwee ney's detectives and local officers. Seven urrestss were made and othei ring leaders are being sought for. The trouble at the mine has been brewing since Nov, 18, when the coin puny Increased the force of overseers from one to four. These overseers ure virtually contractors. The receive 6' cents a ton for every ton mined In con sideration of their being responsible for the safety of the miners und the mine, the company not caring to trust the inexperienced Italluns In the dan gerous work of robbing pillars, which is now going on there, without expert miners to look after them. The Ital ians allege thut they are fully cupuble of curing for themselves und protest ugainst being compelled to pay these overseers who they say do positively nothing for the money they receive. The discontent grew to such an extent thut on Friday lust they went out on strike and ordered everybody else about the mine to cease work. There are two openings to the mine, a shaft and a drift separated by a dis tance of a little over a mile. The strike was inaugurated in the drift, which Is worked almost wholly by Italians. When they on Friday morning deter mined not to so in, they also resolved to stop work in the other part of the mine and were proceeding to do this, when the olllt-luls of tho compnny met them and after a conference induced the men to go home, the company agreeing to have the differences set tled and the men promising to go to work in the morning. ARMED TO THE TEETH. In cold 'weather the coal which Is mined at the shaft too lute in the day to be run through the breaker Is stored In cars In the shelter of the slope, so that the wet coal will not freee In the cars. Saturday morning when Engi neer P. F. Spi-llman and Fireman Thos. Coollgan went to the slope with one of the small locomotives to take out the forty-five cars that had been stored there the night before, they found the strikers armed with guns, clubs, knives and axes blocking the opening to the slope. They had also placed huge boulders over the opening to drop down on the engine If un attempt was made to run it into the slope. Seeing that the Itultuns were des perate and determined the engineer and fireman gave up all hopes of get ting the coal and ran the engine back to the shaft. Foreman Henry Chap man and Assistant Foreman Thomas J. Klelly, upon being apprised of the condition of affairs at the slope, went over to reason with the men, but they were driven away. Superintendent E. S. Jones, of Olyphant, and Outside Foreman E. A. Jones were sent for, but they could not effect anything. The strikers were not quite so demon strative in the presence of their em ployers, but stolidly refused to allow the coal to be taken out. Thereupon Superintendent Jones de termined to use force and telephoned to Barring c4 McSweeney's detective bureau In this city for assistance. De tectives S. Scott and R. C. Simpson, of the Scranton agency, arrived ut Arch bald at 3 o'clock and with them came James J. Williams, one of the stock holders of the company. A squad was formed of the detectives, company of ficials and a number of local olllcers and taking aboard a box of repeating rltles and ammunition the party board ed a special train for the Ridge, which Is ajiout two miles from Archbald. When the olllcers arrived they found that the strikers had grown somewhut tired of their vigil und had scattered Just before dinner time. The news that officers had arrived, however, spread like wild fire and in an incredible short space of time 200 men and women were on the scene. WITH DRAWN REVOLVERS. Before starting from Archbald war rants had been sworn out for a number of the ring leaders. One of them was pointed out In the crowd and Constable Mt-Hale placed him under arrest. The strikers were about to release him when the detectives with drawn re volvers chained upon them and scat tered them in ull directions. Then seiz ing their rifles they followed the flee ing strikers up the hill to their settle ment where two more were placed un der arrest. The strikers made a show of resistance when thev reached the top of the hill, but when the officers levelled their rltles and took aim the strikers again broke and ran to their "castle," a big tenement house in which no less than sixty uf them live and which Is the general rendezvous for the colony. The three men who were arrested, James Most, Sabboth Most and Ralph Dominick were committed by Squire Gildea to the county Jail. Six detectives from Wllkes-Barre ar rived In the evening and with the two w ho had gone up earlier and the local officers kept guard at the mine over night. In the morning the officers armed with rifles made a descent on the colony, with twenty-five warrants, Intending to capture all the ringlead ers in one grand coup. Many of the leaders fearing arrest had picked up their belongings and decamped dur ing the night and others at the ap proach of the officers fled into the swamp near by and as a result only five were placed under arrest. A num ber of shots were fired In the air for the purpose of frightening the fugitives into halting, but It availed not. Those who were captured were found In the castle hldlnar or just about to escape. These five, James Boddas, Joseph Most, Joseph Most (No. 2), James Lewis and Mike Sibley were also sent to the coun ty jail to answer with the others the charges of rioting and malicious mis chief. QUIET NOW REIGNS. Last night everything was quiet at the scene und it is believed the trouble Is at an end. The ringleaders have either been arrested or driven away and the miners remaining are not dis posed to create any further disturb ance; in fact thev are In many In stances visiting the officials and ex pressing a desire to be taken back. A number of them will be relnstuted this morning and work will be resumed as usual. The mine where the trouble occurred was formerly the Jones, Simpson & Co. colliery. The present owners, the Forest Coal company. Is composed of E. H. Jones, Thomas Jones, J. M. Will lams and others. One of the officials of the company to a Tribune reporter yesterday Bald: "The men came to me Thursday with their grievances and we promised to give them careful and earnest consid eration at the earliest moment. One of the demands was that we should contract direct with the miners, which was virtually asking us to entrust our mines to inexnert miners with no one to oversee their work or to protect them and the mine. The other demand wa9 that the miners who worked in bad places should be allowed some thing extra, that they might be on somewhere near aa equal footing with those who had easy places. We could not see our way clear to change our plan uf operating the mine, but hud about fully determined to accede to their second emand by exempting the miners who had 'tight' places from con tributing to the pay of the contractors, that is allowing them 71Vi cents a ton instead of 62 cents as was being paid them. 'We supposed everything was ull right and vere greatly surprised Fri day morning when the men struck and rtlll more greatly surprlsel when tlity made a show of violence. The coal In the slope was placed there over nlirht to prevent It from freezing In the caiB. It hud been mined in the shaft and had nothing to do with the slope when the strikers were employed. When they took armed possession of our property we had to take equally strong measures to regain It and we did. The men who started the dis turbance and the riotous spirits who urged on the violence are either In jail or hurrying to other parts. We will look over the list In the morning and take back such men as we believe were forced Into this trouble. The mine will start work as usual at C o'clock." Reduced Itntes to Washington on Ac count of the Inauguration via Penn sylvania Itnilronil. For. the benefit of those who desire to attend the ceremonies Incident to the Inauguration of President-elect McKinley, the Pennsylvania Railroad company will sell excursion tickets to Washington Murch I, 2. 3, and 4, valid to return from March 4 to 8. nt the fol lowing rates: From New York, $S.oo; Philadelphia, tr..40; Baltimore. $1.60; Harristiurg. $5.06; Williumsport. $S."; Huffulo, $11.20; Rochester. $10.4K; Al tootia and Pittsburg, $10.00; and from all other stations on the Pennsylvania system at reduced rates. This Inauguration will be a most In teresting event, and will undoubtedly attract a large number of people from every section of the country. The magnificent faculties of the Pennsylvania railroad make this line the favorite route to the national capi tal at all tlmes.and Its enormous equip ment and spltndid terminal advan tages at Washington make It especial ly popular on such occasions. Without Reserve. I will sell entire conteuts of Mac's Hook Store, 131 Penn avenue, to the highest bidder without reserve, begin ning Monday, December 7. continuing until sold. Private sale forenoons. Auction afternoons and evenings. Books, stationery, notions, furniture and fixtures. ' A. HARRIS. We give away dinner seats, hand somely decorated, with 35 lbs. of tea; decorated tea sets with IB lbs.; printed toilet sets with 12 lbs. Special atten tion given to club orders. Scranton Tea store, 525 Lackawanna avenue. 1)1 KD. TrRNnPLL In Dec. 4, 18!W, Mrs. Helen Tumbull, widow of the late Alexander Turnbull. Funeral from residence. 522 Ptnn avenue, on Monday, Dec. 7, at 2.3i p. m, 250 XX White Envelopes for 17c. at 3c, Store, 523 Lack'a. ave. Steam Hcuting aud Plumbing. P. P. & M. T. Howley, 231 Wyoming ave. Lewis, Iteilly & Davie. Busy Shoe Stores will be open evenings during December. Notice. Tho following Is a list of display cards kept In stock at this office and for sale at ten cents each: Rooms for rent. For sale. This property for sate. Furnished rooms. ! ' House for rent. '. ' House to let, etc. v . Opening. A dainty line of Children's Coats at the Baby Bazaar, 612 Spruce street. The King of Pills t: Beecham'a- BEECHAMS. Walt No Longer But make a Q for BLACK'S FIRST GREAT RE DICTION SALE OF CLOAKS. Commencing Monday Morning, Dec, 7th, and Every bay After. This being our first reduction sale. It will be u hummer. The price will be irresisti ble and the well-known quullty and style iticwn Is unsurpassed. Purchase your winter wraps now when the assortment is good. All of Our All of Our All of Our $7 50 A tv. jo $10 on A $11.50 $15.00 $10.00 MlsseV Ladle' Ladies Jackets Will Be $5- 00. Our $0.00 Jacket Will b $75- Cloth Cape, Jackets Will lie $10.00, our $10.CO $3.:,0; Plush i'mie. V.M. Pur Colleratees nr.d Capes. W. R. BLAC K Sawyer's Millinery Store, 131 Wyoming Ave BEST SETS OF IK. $8.00 Including the painless extracting of teeth by so entirely new proceu. Sw C. SNYDER, D. D. S., M Opp. Hotel Jertnyn. NOW FOR BUSINESS, CHRISTMAS IS COOING WE ARE PREPARING FOR THE BOOM. . . Diamonds, Watchas. Jewelry, Sterin' Silver Novelties. ALL THE LATEST. HONEST GOODS AT RIGHT PRICES. BERRY, THE JEWELER 423 Lackawanna Avam LADIES' WINTER JACKETS AT CUT PRICES. Made of Fine Irish Frieze, in all colors. Also in Fine Beaver in blue, black and tan, Empire collar,new sleeve with cuffs; shield front, with new back, worth $12.00. CASH PRICE. $8.98. ft U IB Mistaken Idea. Some people think because firm has large store tilled with good, and those of a high grade, that they must, of necessity, get higher prices than a smaller store with Inferior stock. 1HI3 IS WKONU, nd vou can prove It by comparing the prices of Pianos, Organs and all kinds cf Musical In. struments, as sold by POWELL'S MUSIC STORE, And the Instrument and Price at any ether place In the cltv. STERLING SILVER . . . Is a new addition to our stock at Bottom Prices. Opened an. other new line of White China For Decorating Prices and styles talk, as we arc selling lots of it. Will keep open evenings after the tirst of December. METROPOLITAN CHINA HALL C. .1. WEIC1IEL, Mears Bid;, Cor. Wash, and Sprue: St? IK tVromlBK Avcnne. I BOLZ, Next to the Dime Bank. Specials in JACKETS, SKIRTS and CAPES. $6.9S Jackets now $ 14 $1L'.00 Jackets now 7.60 $14.75 Jackets now .8 $1.00 Skirt now 2.9$ S7.00 Skirt now 3.60 $18.00 ICleutrlc Seal Cape now 911 $30.00 Kleetrlc Seal Caoe and 18 00 $10.00 Seal Plush Cape now 4.98 $15.00 Seal Plush Cape now 9.89 $5.00 Keefers now 2.49 $00 Keefers now 6.00 $12.00 Keefers now T.60 HILLINERY. A lot of very stylish Pelt Hats trimmed with silk ruches und fancy feathers or Ostrich tips value $5.00, at 2.9S vulue $5.00 ut Misses' and Children's Felt Hats trimmed with elirretts or fancy feathers, large ribbon bows, spe cial at 1.60 Have your Furs repaired by tho only practical Furrier in the city. J. BOLZ 138 Wyoming Avenue. MILLINERY At Half Price. From Now Oil We Will Sell All Millinery at Half Price noses, all shades 15c, 25c. a bunch Quills, all colors lc, French Fur Kelt Hat 49c Coques, all shudes Sc. Hluik Parrot , 35c Ladies' Trimmed Bailors 49c 75c. Ladies' and Misses' Trimmed Hats 98e., $1.25, $1.4) Feather lloas $5.00, $7.48, t).9 s II. L.WGFKLI), Successor, 324 Lackawanna Avaiuj. WHITE FRONT. Tremendous Assortment OF Dinner, Tea AND Toilet Sets, AT Lowest Prices. i Fena Av. Cpp. Baptist Ctmrci Middle of the Block. Come to Scranton News Co. FOR ALL Newspapers, Magazines, and Story Papers, Main Stand, - ioj W)omlnf Avenue Branch Stand, - - goj Linden Street in r rout of Turkisn Baths. ALWAYS OPEN. 7 tz3l HATS J (J V AT JLs Dunn's