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TIIE SCTtANTON TRIBUNE-FRIDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 11, 189.
Norton's Holiday Display Is now ready for inspection, ' Call to see it and bring the Children along. Three floors, 100 by 35 feet, ' for shoving the goods Miscellaneous Books, Fancy Stationery, Games, Toys, Desks, Express agons, Rocking Horses Sleds, Velocipedes, etc., etc, 322 Lackawanna Ave. Shavings The use of Shavings for beildiug lor horses or cows is not New But put up like straw la Small Bales Is eouiethlug new. Cheaper Than Straw, ( leaner Than Straw, Better Than Straw. We keep it. The Weston Mill Go SCRANTM, OLYPHANf. CARBMDUL ABSOLUTELY WITHOUT PAIN EXTRACTION OP TEETH WITH "ANAESTH ENE." FINEST DEN TAL WORK IN THE CITY. DRS. HENW00D& WARD ELL 36 LACXAWA'IM AVE. PERSONAL. Miss Jennie Kearney lias-returned to her homo In I'lllxtun, iifli-r u two weeks' visit with .Miss Alice O'.Mnlloy, of Adams UVc mie. Mrs. U J. Madsell, of ("liven Rlild street. Is lt Hinnhamton, N. Y. She was summoned 10 the bedside of Iter aunt who la seriously 111. DESPERATE YOUNQ MEN. Ejected from n Hotel They Mnke an ICtt'ort lo Fire It. Tuesday night Morris rowers and four companions filtered the lintel of AVIIIIum Mellevitch ut Jeriiiyn, broke the door and windows and hurled chairs and euspndors about. When the pro lirletor objected they threatened to kill him. Eventually they were ejected from the nlace and then they (fathered u lot of paper und wood which they piled liRaliist the side of the hotel. This done they tired the inllainmable mater ia! with the evident Intention of burn ing1 down the hulldlmr. The lire was extinguished before any real duiuuge was done. Mr. Mellevitch rame to this city and swore out a warrant for the arrest of the rive men before Alderman Millnr. They wne arrested yesterday and each entered bali In the sum of $500 before a Justice of the peace at Jerniyu to an swer at court. FOOLED THE LANDLORD. Munnger of Sw eet Leave of Sham rock Company an Artful Fellow. The proprietor of the Exchange hotel, of Minersvllle. Schuylkill county, was In this city Wednesday ninht for the purpose of collecting a bill of tW from the manager of the "Sweet Ieaves of Shamrock" company which played in this city this week. The landlord had a warrant for the arrest of the manager and he was de termined to collect his $0 or prevent the company from leaving the city. The suave manager assured the landlord that Ills bill would be paid and told him to be at the Helaware, Lackawanna and Western station at 12.H0 yesterday morning and he would get his money. At 12.10 the company left for Hing hantton and when the landlord arrived at 12.30 and discovered the manner In which he had been tricked he was furious. He hunted up special officer "Jack" Tlerney but even "Jack's" ac- A DANDY LOOKER. nil ties O Which we had to take as they were made for us. Have come to late to sell for Regular Price. Shall sell them this week at $3.00 a Pair. Widths from A to E's. All , Sizes AND WARRANT EVERY PAIR. U UI UI1UUIIJ 410 SprucB Streal live brain could think of no way of col lecting here flom people tn-uille for liiliKhamton. Cn u later train the landlord started for the l'arlor City determined to col lect the money or know why. OLCOTT THE SWEETSINGER. Drew a Large Audience lo the Froth inghuiu Lnol Night. Th'-re is no doubt about Ohauneey Ol cott's popularity in Soranton. People may or may not believe that he is the greatest singing lri.sh comedian on the stage toduy but till must agree that us a drawing card Chauncey'a place is up in the first row. He appeared at the Frothingham Inst night in "Mavoui neen" as a benelit for the Scranton Hicycle club and the cap acity of the house was tested to ils utmost. Every seat was taken and many had to be contented with stand ing room. "Mavournecn" the drama in which Mr. tiloolt was seen last night is not u new one to thoater-uoors. It has been seen here before many times but never lo better advantage than it was last nlc.ht for a very competent company supports the star. Mr. ulcott was in K I voice last nl?Ut and sang ".Molly , ' "The Auld I'ountiie." "Mavour- neen." "Kliis the Hells" and "Jhe and ! I Together'' with a sweetness and sympathetic feeling that called forth repeated encores. FOR A SUMMERCHAUTAUQUA. Interesting Project lo lie Tried ut Fast StroiidNliurg Next July. Friends of the Must Stroudsburg . State Normal school will be glad to I know that arrangements are being made by Principal liible to open next summer a large summer Chaut.iuiiuu, with 11 faculty of twenty-five instruc tors. It will open in July und continue i four weeks. It will be a school nt psychology, methods and all branches and subjects taught In the schools. It will be a place where teachers can llnd real rest, while also brushing up in tile very latest methods under such in sttuctors as lir. Stanley Hull ami oth ers of eiiual eminence. The picturesque location of the school and the htuutiful scenery and pure nlr surrounding it certainly add to the at tractiveness of the project. A'l who desire further particulars are Invited to address Professor Hlble. HILARITY AT DAVIS THEATER. Chariot A. I.oder and Company (Hve Fiitcrtniiiinu Performance. Charles A. I.oder, a man who has many natural claims us u German dia lect coniediun, ui:d his company of specialists gave "Hilarity" yesterday afternoon and last evening at Havls' theater. The man who wrote the farce disclaims any deliberate attempt to make u plot; he only tried to concoct soon-thing funny nnd the audience yes terday thought that he wus successful. The show Is really pleasing. Uoder. himself, is nmusint: ut all times und his songs are sung in lender's own pecu liar way. In the third act there is a very funny seem- called "MeKudden's How of Flats." Siieclaltles. and clever ones too, are given by Harry Clarke and tlie girls ol the company dance a number of up-to-date figures. "Hilar ity" will be given today, and tomorrow, nl'tei noun und evening. UNION MEETINQ OF LEAGUES. llcnrtl Report of Key. A. L. Hauler the Delegate. A union meeting of the blither leagues of Scranton was held last evening in the Trinity Lutheran church on Adams u venue for the purpose of listening to the. report of itev. A. Ij. itamer, pastor of St. Mark's Lutheran church. West Side, who attended the recent national convention of Luther an leagues held at Chicago. Mr. Kil mer was the rerescnta.tive of the Northeastern Pennsylvania division. In his report last night Mr. Kanier told in detail the doings of the conven tion. ef the olllcers elected, none were chosen from tills part of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia and Lancaster were fa vored. The meeting was well attend ed. ENGINEERS' TlUB MEETS. Nominated Ollicers and Admitted Two Sew Members to the KoIIn. A ni'eting of the Scranton Engineers' club was held last evening In the rooms in the Price building nnd the nomination of ollicers was as follows: President, A. J. Hlacklngton; vice president, John Svenson: secretary, H. W. Rowley, corresponding secretary, C. C. Conklin; treasurer. A. 11. Storrs; executive committee. James Archbald. J. K. Snyder, Fred W. ilerecke, Cap tain W. A. May. H. li. Cox und Major Montrose Halliard. K. K. Hurley and C. H. Sturges were admitted to membership. A paper on "Sewerage and Its Relation to Health" was read by J I. F. Larue. HE IS CHARGED VITiT DESERTION. A. I). Spencer Arrested at the In stance of His W Hp. A. T. Silencer, the coal operator, was nrrested yesterday on a warrant sworn out before Alderman Millar by his wife which charged Mr. Spencer with deser tion. Mrs. Spencer ulleges that her bus husband left her on Anril 15 last and has ever since persisted in his de sertion. Mr. Spencer wus required to furnish . t'MO for his uppeurance ut court. A Fhort time ago Mrs. Spencer began proceedings to secure a limited divorce from her husband on the ground of desertion. AMUSEMENTS. Frank Daniels, the prince of riiml; opera comedians, and his merry com pany comes to the Frothingham to night, and will be seen for a single per formance In that clever comic opera, "The Wizard of the Nile," which made so pronounced a hit here lust season, Opei a cannot be given without a large company as to number. With a dram atic company twenty-live people con stitute whnt would be called a large organization, but for comic opera near ly three times that number is neces sary. Mr. Imnlels' managers have til ready demonstrated their belief in the effectiveness of a most elaborate pro duction in winning public approval, nnd those who saw the production last soason will admit that no money has been spared to make this the second season of the opera and company, as attractive as the llrst one. The sale of stats has been very large and the Frothlngham promises to be crushed. . . . On Monday Thomas K. Shea nnd his talented company will open a week's engasement ut the Academy of Music. The openin; bill will be "The Man-o'-Wars-Man" in which Mr. Shea assumes the character of Hashing Captain Jack Conway. The latter is the central llg ure In a great many thrilling situations which clve him a chance to show n bravery and a gallantry never before surpassed by any hero, real or Imagin ary, naval or military. In the hands of Mr. Shea the character of Jack CoiWuy Is Invested with a life, u vigor and an originality that have won unstinted praise from the critics. Mr. Shea is supported this year by a stronger coni pany than ever before. , THE WHOLE STORY of the won derful cures by Hood's Sarsaparilla Is soon told. It makes the blood rich, pure and nourishing. It cures scofula, catarrh, rheumatism. HOOD'S ' PILLS net harmoniously with Hood's Sarsaparilla. Cure all liv er Ills. 25 cents. ' .. lirlng your card plate to The Tribune for printing. VERY STRONG CHAIN OF CIRCUMSTANCES Points to Frederick Rcland Being Guilty of Safe Cracking. HE TELLS A PLAUSABLE STORY Took Notes of the Evidcuce Agniust Him nud ou the Stand t leverly Trim to Explain Away the State menu Which Would Convict Mini W ith Hie riine-Otlicr I'nsca iu t'riiuiunl Court. bn the night of June 9 or early in the morning of June to, William Mason's butcher shun in olyphant was broken into, the safe crack .-d nnd the strong box. containing over 3 Ion In cash, and I. uny vnluable paper, removed. Yes terday Frederick I). Koiran, alias Koi ne! was on trial before Judge Arch b.iKi charged with the crime. Having no ci.unsel. court assigned C. liullcti tille to defend him. District Attorney Jones made out a Fining case lurulitst him with circum stantial evidence. He proved that ltol piid is a nomad; that he came to oly pliant the day before th burglary: thai he could not account f. r his wheie abouts from 12 o'clock ut night until I! 0 i lock the next morning; that he had a p.i! w ith him during the day and part 01 me evening: that both of them left town the morning after the burglary; that a man answering Roland's de scription was seen coming out of the bull her shop at 2 o'clock In the morn iii:,. that Roland, otter being arrested la Stranton, raid to his captors. "Don't arrest the other iiii'ti: he Knows noth ing of the sale business," and that till J wes suitl before lie was given any inti mation nf what he was a-rested for. It was also shown that when he was o' trial before 'Squire MoeVrmlck Iu i I'.iiiiit d that lie had stopped over night at Owen's hotel, but when confront d with Proprietor Owens' statement to tne coutiary lie admitted that he had made a mistake. ROLAND ON THE STAND. Roland took the stand to combat this seemingly almost positive proof of Ids guilt. He hail taken notes of the tes timony of the various witnesses for the prosecution and holding these be fore him lie mutinied, qualitied or de nied in turn each statement which would tend to connect him with the burglary. He said he Is a traveling decorator, without any particular home, but late ly had lived In Oarbondule, Wilkes Harrc, Reading. Hrooklyn, N. Y Wer nersvllle. Pa., and Lebanon, which lat ter was his native place. He left Car boiidale, with his paints and hrushts In a small satchel, on June '.). intending to come to Scranton to get some work, on tlie way hither he met an old ac quaintance named Hart, who was dis ti Uniting the New York Family Story paper in the towns along the valley. At Hart's invitation he went with him to Hii-iicl the1 day, and about 4 o'clock in tlie afternoon reached olyphuut, af ter having visited Jermyn and Muy lield. At the latter place Hart got Into a game of pool ami lost so heavily that he was forced to borrow money from him. Hart expectnl to meet his boss in i il phant und promised to return the money as soon us he should !ret his pay. Roland reminded Hart that he bad no place to stay, ami Hart told him that he would puy for his bed at Ow ens' hotel. ROAMED AROI'ND TOWN. Hart then left to keep his appoint ment with ills boss, and Roland roamed around the town. At 12 o'clock he went to the hotel and there discov ered that Hart wus not staying there and further that he had made no provisions- for s-curlng a bed for Roland. Tliireiipon Roland left his satchel with Mrs. Owens, who was behind the bur ut the time und went out to search for Dart, lie was drunk when he left the hotel and In going from one saloon to utiollvr he got drunker and what he i'id or where he staid he does not know f:irthei than that he wus In different saloons, drinking or dozing In the bar Terms. At o'clock he found himself sitting in front of a hotel, where he believes h. sn nt a greater portion of the night. Hell t cume along and after a short talk lie expressed regret that he had not pa'd hack the borrowed money und piomised to do so in half un hour If Roland would wait w here he was. He waited, but no Hurt came, und at It) o'clock he decided to walk to Scranton, where he was acquainted and where he lolild get help. He was In Callahan's saloon on l'eiin avenue when Constable Je.e Morris placed him under arrest and took him back to Olyphuut. IDENTIFIED RY DAVIS. Thomas Davis, who ideiitllled him ns the man he saw coming out of the b itch' r shop, stated that the man he saw wore a light suit of clothes. Rol iind called attention to tlie fact that the suit he was attired In was the one in' had on when arrested and that it wni the only suit he owned. The suit was dark brown In color. He denied having made the request ' not to arrest the other fellow." as Constable Morris testified, and also de nied that he stated at the hearing that he i enabled over night in Owens' ho (I. Then iu unswer to his attorney's questions lie denied all knowledge of the clime. The case was given to the Jury at adjournment. Ji'ihn Marshall. Janitor of the city hall, was returned not guilty of as saulting John Curley und the prosecu tor was directed to pay the costs. John F. Seragg appeared for the defendant. Titer ililleran. a 1.1-year-old boy. was found guilty of assaulting his h IiooI ni&te. Harry Williams, a colored boy of the same age. He was sentenced to I ay a line of 1 and costs. Attorney A. A. Vosburg succeeded in charing his client. Mary Rums, of the charge of assaulting Andrew Kearney. The costs were placed on the prosecu tor. Thomas Coyne alleged that James Tgo, who worked alongside him at the rteel mill, struck him with nn Iron bar and also hit him in the face with his list. The jury believed his story and lgo got a line of $5 and costs. WILMINCTON'S CASE. Mark Wilmington secured credit nt Mrs. Jane Shoemaker's boarding house by representing that he worked for Dunn Bros. He fulled to pay his board anil when Mrs. Shoemaker discovered that lie was not employed by the Dunn's, she had him arrested for de frauding a boarding house. At the trial yesterday Wilmington showed that he worked for Thomas Dunn and held that it was Thomas Dunn nnd not Dunn Pros, he told Mrs. Shoemaker was his employer. The jury suld not guilty, but pay the costs. Seth Smith was charged by Willlnm T. Morgans with having assaulted hhn with a beer glass In n Providence sa loon last summer. Smith di-nlid using n beer glasB iis a weapon, but admitted that he punch' d Morgan In self-defense. Not guilty; defendant to pay the costs was 4he verdict. A. A. Vos burg represented the defense. Michael Murphy, charged with lar cfny by bailee by Mury Kelly was re turned not guilty. Mrs. Kelly bought Murphy's cooking stove at a con stable's sale and .allowed Murphy to retain possession of It. When she went to get the stove she was informed that she had no claim on it. Judge Archbald dlncted the verdict of not guilty. ' Cobrr Itc-clcctcd Captain. At a meeting of the Iliickn dl foot ball team 1. W. Cower, rapi'iin of lust year's team, was unanimously selected captuin. This is Captain Coher's third year on the team. Last year he held the position of tackle. His re-election gives general satisfaction. Fnder his leadership the ltuckncll team dosed a very successful season this fall, hav ing won live tames, lost two and tied one. FARMERS ' ' ECT OFFICERS. Next Stale I ou. H W ill be Held at W'illh uxport. The seventh annual state council of the Farmers' Alliance which convened Tuesday morning In common council chandler of city hall, came to a close yesterday afternoon ut 4 o'clock. The next state council will meet In Will lamspoi t a year hence. The nanus of the olllcers chosen for the ensuing term are as follows: Presi dent. W. A. Oardner. of Andrew's Set tlement. Potter comity: vice-president, Miss Viola Miller, of Waynesboro, Franklin county: secretary and busi ness agent. W. P. Urieker, of Cogan's Station, Lycoming county: treasurer, Andrew Storry, of Jleadvllle, Craw ford county; lecturers, Mrs. Laura ltrooks, of Potter county; D. M. oni v.eki, of Franklin county, and W. F. Kilmer, of Susquehanna county; ex ecutive committee, i). W. Kilmer, of R fad ford county: O. F. Rerger, of Kerks county; J. J. Miller, of Franklin county, and A. J. Robinson, of Oreen viile. Mercer county. The farmers speuk in the highest terms about the hospitality of tlie peo pl of Scranton and ils progressive spirit. They carry away with them pleasant recollections of tlie city. - THE BARTENDER'S DANCE. Their Third Annual Held at Turner Hall l.nst Niijlit. Turner hall was never more prettily decorated than it was last night on the occasion of the third annual ball of the liurtoinlor's association. The mixolo gists didn't conduct the affair, for gain and as they at any rate have no regard for expense nothing was left undone to make It a l'iuiuI success. Pretty boolus were erected for Hie dispensing of refreshments ami th-.y Were quite us lunch Irequcntcd us the dancing space. Huuer's full orchestra furnished the music. The lnniiujreiiient of the affair was under liie direction of the ollicers: John liuml'oid, president; Joseph Dwy er, vice president; P. E. Martin, secre tary; John J. Keegan. treasurer. They were assisted by a committee consisting of T. .1. Roche, Janu s o'Malley, Thomas F. o'ltrien, p. F. Morun, Oeorge Calla han and Thomas May. All the mem bers of the association were attired in White duck coats. . WHIST MATCH TONIGHT. Rimini's Century Team Will Play in This City. Twelve players from the Century Whist club, of Klmlra. will be here to night to play a Scranton Whist club team in the Scranton Whist club rooms in the Mears' building. The llrst game was played In Klmiru Nov. 110 and was won by the Century team by two tricks. After tonight's game a lunch will be served for the visitors at Hanloy's timl they w III leave for lionie ou the 2.1'u a. ni. Lackawanna train. Tlie Scranton Whist club will have a "liullcs night," Thursday of next week. The name will start at S.lTi o'clock ami will be progressive duplicate or com pass whist, for ndxed pairs. Suitable souvenirs will be presented to the ladles with highest scores on each side. I'M. form of the ginne is very pleasant. If it is well patronized others will be giv en during the winter. MRS. ANN GALLAGHER DEAD. Mother of John J. (Gallagher, Miuonkn Correspondent of the Tribune. Mrs. Ann Oallagln r, of Mlnookn, died nt S.Sl) Wedmsday morning after a long Illness. She underwent a surgical operation last summer and since then was contined to her bed. Though her condition had been weuk her death was unexpected. Her husband died a few years ngo. The family remaining consists of five sons. Charles W.. John J., Mlnooka cor respondent of The Tribune; Putrlok, Mlchuel nnd Francis. She was a wo man of Christian character und was highly respected by all wno knew her. She was 4:1 years old. The funeral will be held at 2.:i0 this afternoon. Inter ment will be made in St. Joseph's cemetery. ELOPED TO OXFORD, N. J. The Mnrringi; Annulled n Criminal Suit Agninst the (irooin. Charles Racon and Emma Dyer were married this week in oxford. N. J. The groom is 17 yeurs old und a son of H. !. Racon the printer, and the bride Is 15 years old and her mother resides in Kressler court. A few weeks u?;o Racon was arrest ed on a warrant Issued by Alderman Howe charging him with betraying tlie girl. Their miirrlaije hud disposed of the case and the suit wus yesterday withdrawn. The young couple went, unawares to New Jersey and were made Uiu.i and wife. (iULLN KIDtil). The rooms occupied by the ladies of Asbury Methodist Episcopal church, lti2!) Sanderson uveliue, were well filled last evening by their many friends, who guthered to buy Christmas gilts and to partake of a line supper which the ladles of that church always serve. The rooms were prettily di rated. The candy booth seemed to be the cen ter of ultructioli. As to the quality and quantity it bespoke a great deal for Miss Mattle Potter, who had It In charge. The sale and supper will be continued this evening. Little Nellie Wuhl, who was severe ly injured by a fall a couple of weeks ago, has entirely recovered. At the meeting of the Ladles' Mis sionary society of the Raptist church held yesterday afternoon a short pro gramme was rendered, which consist ed of n vocal duet by Misses Hattle and Etlle Calendar and addresses by Mrs. Weed and Mrs. li. W. Prilchard. In the evening the ladies served tea to the friends of the cause. The evening was silent Very socially. don't ui: I'ooi.i'i) by the representations of the wily udvertlsiiig solicitor who decries the honest efforts of The Tribune to protect the advertising fraternity from tlie ghoulish desires of some newspapers to make up losses of the dull months by hoodwinking their advertisers during the holiday season. We are not believers In this hind of rot, and propose to continue our system on its merits. The money spent for advertising In the regular editions of The Tribune bears fruit Immediately. Rehearsing the Reformation. On Dec. 17, IS nnd 19 the "fiermnn Reformation on the Life of .Martin Lu ther" will be produced nt the Frothlng ham by local talent, over 20 persons will take part In It. A p,eiicral rehear sal wus held last nl;ht in the Armory. This afternoon the ladles who will take part In the production will rehearse in the armory and tonight there will be another ueneral rehcursul III Jeriuyn's hall, 121 Wyoming avenue. Itfitiel Keiu'cl in Hie Toil-. Rnffel Sclgel, of Dunmore, was arrest ed yesterday on the charge of pointing a pistol at. Louis Dcplopo nnd threat ening to take his life. He was arraign ed before Alderman Millur to unswer the charge and was held In (300 bail for his appeurunce ut court. Auction Hnlc nt Dnvldow Rros. will come to an nd Saturday nigh DUNMORE POLITICAL REFORMERS MEET Six Hundred Persons Entertained in Odd Fellows Hall. GOOD GOVERNMENT THE OBJECT Harmony Legion Club, Recently Or gauizi'd, is Prospering and the .11 cm hers Crlcbrutcd Its Growth Along with Relation and Fricuds. President Andrew C. Allen De livered an Interesting Address on the Work They Are Kiiguucd in. Dunmore has a political reform or gunizution containing about three hun dred members, who style themselves the Harmony Legion club. The birth of the club was recent but according to a statcuicnt made in the address of its president, Andrew C. Allen, the min ing engineer of tlie Pennsylvania Coal company, at nn entertainment conduct ed by the legion last night, its strength is already streut, it In grow ing and its power seems destined to be fell ill 1 miimore polities. The entertainment was held in Odd Fellows' hull and was attended by about six hundred persons. The programme ANLiUaiV c. ALLEN. I'rosldei.i of the Harmony Legion Club, of Diinmioie. included vocal and Instrumental music and recltutlons. President Allen pre sided. PRESIDENT ALLEN SPEAKS. After nn overture by the Harmony Legion orchestra the president deliver ed un uddress In which he accorded a hearty welcome to the ladies, und ill th',- following words told something of th" Harmony organization: "We have been very successful so fur. Our membership now numbers somewhere in the neighborhood of :Mll with bright prospects f securing a membership of But) before our tirst anni versary. The object and piu poso.of our oigunizutlon Is to Inllueiice all good ctlUcns of the borough of Dunmore, re pardless of their political faith, to as sist in hrlfigiiig about a better govern ment, by electing proper olllcers to till the ollices of the borough and to take such other political action as shall be, from time to time thought proper by this organization, and thereby exert the most potent inllut nee for good gov ernment. Any citizen over the age of 111 years, of good moral character, and who ifl in sympathy with the movement for better government of this borough may become a member." The address wus closed with the expressed hope that a plan would be adopted for a club benevolent fund. AMKR1CAN FLAGS AROUND. President Allen's remarks were ac corded hearty applause. The hull was genet ously decorated with American flags and bunting and above the staire was suspended a bun ner hearing the greeting "Welcome." Ri'sides President Allen, there were present the following olllcers of the club: Vice President. Mark Simpson; se rotary, Charles P. Suvldse, and treasurer Ryron Krudy. The well arranged entertainment was received with considerable favor. There were vocal selections by the club quar tette, John Marshall, Thomas Thomas, Robert Ptttack und Thomas Muthins; a solo by Thomas Thomas; u piano duet by Misses Simpson nnd Correil; n ci tation by Miss Sax ton, tenor solo by Mr. .Tones, violin solo by Miss Elsie Powell, solo by Miss llruce Powell, rec itation by Miss Julia Myers, solo by TWO WEEKS FROM TODAY Another turkey day draws netir. See to it that you've all your pres ents picked before time comes to pick the turkey. There's a take-what-yoii-ciin-oetiiess ahout last minute Luiyino that early comers avoid. That first picker oets best picking you may be sure. Assort ments, later on, will lack the com pleteness of today's shuwiii". Ladies' T'1' store w;ls lirst Watches f il jvelry store. 1 oday it is Scran ton's. FIRST jewelry store. First in some other lines too, but we've never neglected the did love. It has orown and prospered until what on our bonks is only Depart ment F means Scranton's foremost watch sellers. The -irowth brings better buyin;:, which we are prompt to share with you. Three tastes of the store of sweets: Ladies' silver watch. Swiss movement. SjIU silver case, Sj.90. Solid oM case, lilgin move- ' nicllt, Sib.oo. Gold tilled case, Ulgin move ment, SlO.CO. Opal Popular fancy turns to RitlffS ward opals this year. We've bouoht largely and are showing more than a hundred opal rinos alone: Prices ranjje from Si. 50 to $15.00. Plenty of fine rins at three, four and live dollars. Gold For Gentlemen. An Watch ut'K'r 'ut t,10;;t! $ 10.00 specials. 15 year j.'old fille.d case. FJoin movement. Plain or fancy engraved case. War ranted for time. $ 1 5.00 elsewhere. 1 5 go on sale today at $ 10.00. REXFORD'S, 303 LACK A AVENUE. J) M$hL if 1) William S. Jones, solo by Miss Martha Matthews and three selections by the orchestra. The accompanist wus Miss Mabel Christ. FOR CONTEMPT OF COURT. I). A: II. Co. Proceeds Aguiust Trac tion Co'. The Delaware and Hudson Canal company, through Jessup & Jessup, yesterday secured from Judge Archbald a rub- compelling the Lackawanna Val ley Traction company und the Oly phant Suburban Ti action company to show why an attachment for contempt should not Issue against them for dis obeying n n injunction restraining them from Intel feiing with the property of the plaintiff in Olyphant. The rule Is made returnable Dec. 12, before Judge Clunster. On July 14 an injunction was grunted prcveiitin;; tlie traction ' companies from crossing the Delaware and Hud son steam or gravity trucks. On JUiy 2S, ut the hearing, th'j injunction was dissolved "only so far as the same re strained the said defendants from crossing nt grade the tracks of the said plaintiff's gruvity road." Now, it Is alleged by Martin Crip pen, a detective of the Delaware and Hudson company, that the defendants are about to stretch u wire over the Hudson and Dunmore street crossings, ut which points they were enjoined from interfering with the plaintiffs property. The petition ulleges that this wire woulrl interfere with the telegraph wires of the plaintiff nnd en danger the lives of its employes. The purpos,. of the traction compa nies is to operate their road on either side of the crossings und transfer pas sengers across the tracks. They claim that unless they are permitted to run a continuous wire they will have to build three different power houses to supply the three sections of the line. BIG FAILURE IN JERMYN. i:cntious to the Amount of 811, 1 1". 77 Issued Aguiiixl C. I.. Hell. Deputy Sheriff T. J. Price will today nttaeh the coal nnd lumber Interests of C. L. Hell, of Jerniyu, tiguinst whom executions were yesterday issued to the amount of J14.1I2.V7. In addition to this there were a large number of Judg ment notes entered up by minor credit ors. The execution creditors are Liukn wunna Hardware company, ?.VI42.77; Luther Keller und Charles McMullen, W.OiHi; Charles McMullen and Luther Keller, $J,UU0. .MARRIED.. TRAVig-PELTON In .Moscow, Ta., Deo. 8. ISirt, by Rev. A. D. David, Dr. Oeurge S. Travis, of Stroudsburg and Miss Ella 1'eHon, of .Moscow. PKLTiiN-PELToN In Moscow, Pn. Dec. 8. lsatl, Florence T. l'elion and Mrs. Ad dle I'clioti by Rev. Henry Stanley, of Turnersvllle. This is the Lust Week for the greut auction sale at Davidow Rros." Ghristmas Presents The best way of finding out wbnt yoti want for Holiday Gifts or need in Hie china closet, is to visit our well stocked store. A look at the fine display of CHINA, CUT GLASS, CARVING SETS, ETC will be convincing as to its beauty and quality. The answer to a (pies lion or two about the price will be equally convincing as to its cheapness. The stock is the largest in the city. New Lines ul Runk- wood and Libbey'f BALL MILLAR & PECK, 134 Wyoming Avenue. Walk in and look around. Open Evenings, XAMINED FREE. Tou can save money by buying .-pecta-cles of Silverstone, the cyo specialist, ut 309 Lackawanna avenue, oncly ono flight over the Lehigh Valley ticket otllce. The following prices will satisfy you that they are the cheapest in the city: Solid gold rimmed spectacles at $.1.ro per pair; tlllel bows at $:!; nickle bows from 50c. to $1.50; aluminum bows from 75e. to $2.00; colored glasses from 25c. to $1.25. Wc have a largj line of reading glasses, the best In the market, ut !5e. per pair. Opera and mag nifying glasses at reduced prices. Of fice hours, 8 a. m. to 12m. ; 1 to ti p. m. Remember that your eyiM will be exam, iuud free and satisfaction is guaranteed. MT. PLEASANT COAL AT RETAIL. Coal of tho host quality for domestic im nnd of nil sizes, Including- Buckwheat nnd Ilirdse-yc, delivered la any part of lti cv.j at the lowest price. Orders received at th oaiee. Hrat fluor. Commonwealth bulldlnir. room No, (; telephone No. 2C24 or at the mlnr, tele phone No. 272, will be promptly altendeJ tu.Dculcrit auppllcd at the mine. WM. T.SMITH. POULTRY Turkeys, Ducks, Chickens, Fresh Every Day. ALSO- Pheasants, Quail, Prairie Chickens, Wild Ducks. 1 1 FIERCE. H ML fflfit PfTfPH Af VVe offer about 50 Boys 3-pieee Suits, (short pants), sizes 12 to 16 years, at al most nothing. These Suits are heavy weight, nice mixtures, and formerly sold for $7.00, $S.oo and $10.00. Choice for EACH Ctathiera, IMteral rumisnera o c o Of the beat makes nnd styles nt prices thut will astonish you. Everybody buys at tlie same price. 46 LACKAWANNA AVE't'Jl P GREAT SLUMP IN 1 El KB Has been predicted all throuch the season ust pa. THIS IS THK WAV HLAiiiUKs itAVi- ltni.N ki:uuci:u. '06 Price. '07 Price. Roadster, $110.00 $115.03 Tourist, 112.50 117.50 Lady Humbsr, 117.50 122.50 Racer, 125.00 150.00 Prices seem high, but then you know it's IIUMBLK QUALITY. GKASE FARRAR 515 Lind2n Sires?. Sensible Presents for the llovs. Iiuv one of itir ki:i;h:ks' or sCits. tiu Caiicst Styles AT $1.98 & $2.98 CALL AM) SEKTHLM. Kramer Bros., THE POPULAR CLOTHIERS, 2:5 LCCKAWiULIA AVE. THIELE Fchool of Music, jro Spruce St Mrs. Katharine Thiele, Voice Training, Solo Singinj Ernest Thiele, Violin, Tiant), 'Cello ensemble. Dot'i teachers at celebrated" Sclinrtvcnka Conservator)-, New York. Also oilier competent teachers engage! Mr. Tliieli is the successor to the latj HERR KOPFF. $5.00 jgt HI I W9tm