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THE SCHANTON TTUBUNTSTn CUSDAT MOKNXNCf. DECEMBER .11. lSfl.
Neu)s WEST SIDE EVENTS. Mrs. Benjaraia W. Evans, o! Twelfth Street, Saved from D:ath by George Rowland Yesterday. Hy an act of unuHiml presence of mltul tSiHii'c li'iwUnils yihh-riluy nuirnlnx favr.l from Hevero Injury und possible iHuth Mr. JWnjiinfln U. Kaiis, nf .13:! fl'wellth hilt-el. Mr. Kowltuitlri hoards fit tin- hiiuxt'. Kuily in thi- iimi-iilim us lie whs drvsslnn fur work In an tipsiulrs room he neurit air. Kvuns seivutnlni; for help In the kitchen. She run to the loot of Uie stairs unit Uowlanils. seeing lier clotliir.z u muss of Humes. spruiiK to tiie rfseue. Here's where the iiilek Hvit cunie in. As Itmvhimls went ilown the Ktuira he grulihel the tup part of H narrow ship "f stulr rarpet uiul leuririK mil the taeks us he went he Tf-di hel Mis. Kvans' slile. It was only the matter of u few seeomls when the llames were smuthetefi and Mrs. Kvans Was Kife- Itoulanils went about yes teuluy with his niuiilt in liumlles. le wus badly burned. Mrs. Kmiiis was III so severely burned. MRS. t:i:ui;iK zr:i;bs ill. Mm. Ueoixe erlne. of 1 1 10 Washburn Street, is in a iritieal condition, Inert-suit of a fall Tuesoay morning nml en u Iter stroke ol ptiraiysis. Mis. Zer law Is M yeui-H of IW and the physi cians In atemlamo fear that slie will Hut be able to withstand the sudden Illness. Tuesday niornlni? Mis. .eifas flipped "ii some lee on the front porch of her residence. She suffered Iron' the ell'ei ts of the sudden Jar unit when the after slioke of paralysis came She was prostrated. During Tuesday TilKht and yesterday she has been un conscious. Mrs. Zerfus Is well known vn this side. W1IILK YKAH (JOKS OUT. There will be a watch night ineptlnff Jn the I'lyniouth church. Juckson street, this evuiinis-, beKinnliiK at 10 o'clock, under the auspices of the Young 1'eo lile'H I'nlon of the West .Side. The meet Jnr will begin with a praise service, followed by a consecration meeting. Ciller which there will be short address es by lte.v Thomas Hell. Itev. J.- It. Sweet and 'James It. Hughes. The lat ter will have ehan;e of the niee'.lntf. The seivh e Is for ull the churches and most of them will not hold their separ ate seivlce this year. AT Till-: MASQl'KHADK MALL. Four of our young society gentlemen, Harry Pecker, C. V. Shiver, Frances "NVIl'-ttlitiK ninl K. V. Thuyer. were the Coillliiltlee 111 liare of a inamiilicent liiasouerude ball in St. David's hall last ever-ill!?.- There was h tfood attendance ami the evenini? pnssi d veiy pleasantly, l'.auer furnished the miu-ic. The cos tumes wore were niortly (?rotiS(iie but aim. ok the ladles the make-ups were pretty and fasclnatini?. EISTKDPFOI) TOMOUHOW. The eisteddfod at liellevue tomorrow lu-onilses to be interestini?. The pro pniiiime Is a i?ood one and the contest ants are said to be many. A mistaken Idea has roup out In regard to the choral competition. The Taylor choir ay that they are barred out of the contest owing; to a too great number of plii(?ers. This Is untrue. The mun OKers of the eisteddfod wish that the statement be made that no number limit Is set for the competing parties. r MINK Fl'XO'S liKl'OKT. 1 he annual report of the Hellevue Mine Accidental fund for the year lS'.Mi PlioW'H that the total receipts durini? the twelve months was !it;.KS. At the be Elnnlns; of the year there was $7S!.07 111 the treasury. The expenditure! iluilns the year were $l.iMHl.fi!i and the amount How on hand Is JiiSJ.lii. DKCKRHH IS THE SFH-STATION. . The postal sub-station will ne in l)ecker's drup store and will be In oper ation next Saturday. Miss Gertrude Decker w ill be in charge. The t)"( k-r tore Is a few doors from Jackson pireet on the w esterly side of Main avenu.?. NF.WK NOTES AND I'KIISONA IS. 1 Mrs. James Smith died at the resi dence of her daughter, Mrs. Michael Fadden, of Jackson street, yesterday. She s survived by thr4e sons, James F. Smith, of Minneapolis, Minn.; Hartley Finest Tailor-Made (Full Silk Lined) FULL DRESS SUITS For Most Any Shape, Whether Very Tall or Very Stout, A SPECIAL DEPARTMENT FOR. . Renting Diess Coats and Vests. Ti SAMTERS Square Dealing Clothiers, Hattars ani Furnish;; of fh? Suburbs. Smith, of Hutte City, Mon., and Patrick Smith, of O'Nell City, Neb. Deceased was born In Ballymote, County Sllgo, Ireland, and came to this country in 1X64 with her husband and family. One brother survives here, Patrick Oough- lan, a retired merchant of Hallyniote. Funeral Saturday morning at 8 o'clock. The funeral of the lute Philip Dur- kln will take place at 9 o'clock this morning from St. Putrlck's church. Hurlul will be- made In Hyde Park Catholic cemetery. Watch services will lie held at the Hampton Street Methodist Fplscopal church tonight from It) o'clock onwurd. I-Mwurd (Irlnell, a student ut the T'nlverslty of Pennsylvania, Is visit ing on this side. This evening the Sunday school of the Scranton Street liaptlst church will conduct their Chiistmus tree ex ercises. Miss Adeline Hull, of South Main ave nue, left yesterday for a visit to friends at Hazleton. Misses Lizzie and Cordelia Owen, of Taylor, were the guests of the Misses SihlmpfT, of Washington avenue, yes terday. on .Monday night Itev. S. F. Mat thews', of the Scranton Street Huptist church, was presented with a beauti ful rocker by the members of his ltllilu class. .... Tile regular weekly prayer meeting of the Simpson Methodist Episcopal church will be held this evening in stead of last t-vcnini; us is customary. There will be no wutch service. liuthi rford Hadley, of Kynoii street, Is convalescent after his illness. Miss llaltle Cooper, of South Hyde Pink avenue. Is visiting Miss Harriet Hutchins, of Carbondale. We laundry stiff collars with soft button holes. Crystal Laundry. Miss Jessie Kern, a teacher at Madis ouville, Is spending the season with In-r parents on North Hyde Park ave nue. Choice cut flowers and flower de signs at Pulmcr & McDonalds, K44 Spruce. lr. F. C. Hall has purchased for him self n handsome carriage manufactured specially for him by William lilume A; Son. Miss .M allelic liolce is visiting at Hop liotlom. Mrs. Thomas G. Thomas desires to publicly thank those who so kindly of fered their assistance and symputhy during her recent bereavement. Dr. E. Y. Harrison. Dentist, Mears Hall. 113 S. Main avenue. The latest and best styles. Roberts, 126 North Maine. Dr. V. W. Coluorn, Dentist. Rooms 144 North Main avenue. West Side IliinincKs Directory. HARRIET J. DAVIS, FLORIST.-Cut flowers and funeral designs a specialty: 104 South Main avenue; two doors from Jackson street. SECOND HAND FURNITURE. Cash for anything you bave to cell. Furniture, Stoves, Tools, etc. Call and see the stock of J. C. King, 701 to 70S West Lack awanna avenue. MORGAN'S niARMACY 101 NORTH avenue Warranted pure drugs and chemicals. Prescriptions cnrefully pre pared. Klne stationery and blank books. A large stock suitable for Christmas presents. Teachers' liibles cheaper than ever. Call and examine them. Wood stains, paints, window glass, etc. Clerk at store ull hours of night. (UU.I-N KIDtii:, The annual election of otllecrs of the Washington rump, patriotic tinier Sons of America, No. il, was held last evening, when the following uhicers were elected for the ensuing year: President, J. II. Seward; vice-president, (incur Puyne; master of forms, O. S. l.utz; coinlucto.-, T. H. Ilowley; guurd, W. J. Puce; trustees, H. T. Jayne, Al. . Greeley and Whitney. Following this a debute was held, in which the atllrinative won. The question was, "Resolved, That the statesman Is greater than the soldier." Miss Amanda Tnmljlyn, of Samb-rs.in avenue. Is visiting friends at Forest City. Henry Smith is spending a few days ut (ilellllllin. A mother's meeting of the Women's Christian Temperance union will be held in their rooms on Penn avenue, this after noon, at 2.30. Albert Kowler Is spending the holidays In New York city. A watch-night service will be held In the Asbury Methodist Episcopal chun-h this evening. It will begin at 9.30. The first hour will be occupied by the Senior Epworlh League, following a sermon by Itev. Mr. Edgar, of Providence Methodist Episcopal church. The lust half hour of the service will be taken up by a conse cration meeting. The Kins of Pills U Beecham'a. BEECHAM'S. SOUTH SIDE NEWS. There Will Be a New Year's Receptloa at (be Y. W. C. A. RoomsCouo cilmao McQrall Very III. The members of the South Side Young Women's christian association will receive their friends at the rooms, 10JI Cedar avenue, tomorrow- from 4 to 10 o'clock i. m. Music and refresh ments will be provided for the pleusure and enjoyment of those who attend. An Interesting programme was giv en yesterday afternoon by the Juniors. Songs and recitations were rendered In capable style and at the conclusion Christinas gifts were distributed. Those who took purl were Misses Dora Klefer, Wanda Hose, Barbara Chrlsto phel, Eva Cockeiill, Mamie Klefer, Dora Scheuer, Alice Dni'Illcle, Delia K noble, Annie Scheuer, tlrace dinners, Minnie Klefer and Katie Trester. COUNCILMAN M't! RAIL. A'EHY ILU Councilmun Thomas MeOrail, of the Twentieth ward. Is critically ill and his condition Is so serious that the last rites of the church were administered to hint by Uev. D. W. McCarthy, of Minonka. He has been confined to ins bed nearly a week. SHOHTEK PAUAORAPIIS. Watch night services will he conduct ed tonight ut the Evangelical Church of Peace. Permanent Man Edward Kneller, of the Century Hose company. Is confined to his home with Illness. The South Side curs began making their trips yesterday over the Koaiing Hrook bridge, and the change has wrought a vast Improvement In the service, which will be duly appreciat ed by the people over here. We laundry stiff collurs with soft button holes. Crystal Laundry. Comet lodge, Knights of Pythias, has elected olllcers for the ensuing year as follows: President. James Hird; vice president, Frank Kiefer; prelate, h, Holgato; master of arms, Alois Itudler; master of work. William Zang; Inner guard, (ieorge Fnsshold: outer guurd, Henry liable; trustee, 11. K. Klaiiinln zer. Tin? Installation will take place on Jan. 12. Choice out flowers and dower de signs at Palmer & McDonalds, 541 Spruce. rKOVIDKNU:. A grand entertainment ahd supper will be given at the Welsh Congregational church, on West .Market street, Provi dence, on .New Vear's eve and New Year's day ninl night, under the auspices of the Ladles' Aid society, who will Ik- attired 111 full Welsh costumes. The following programme will be rendered by some of the best talent of the city: "March of the Men of Harlech", l!y the choir Song, "My Dear (lid Home," Jo.-hua John Itecllatlon William J. Lewis Song, selected L'sau Price Song, selected ...Miss Catherine Hilchings Part song, "Skylark," Hy Church Female choir Itecitatlon ., Philip It. Thomas Song, selected Airs. Llewellyn Evans Song, "Johnnie, Come Home," .Male quartette Song, selected Mrs. D. I). Lewis Instrumental duet .ltees It. Davis nml sun Duet, "Howell and Hlmlwen," Joshua John and .Mrs. D. D. Lewis Song, selected Henry H. Hltchings Song, selected .Miss Mary C. Powell Duet, "Hetty Wyn," Messrs. John and Philip H. Thomas Song, selected Miss (Iwen Price Recitation Miss Maggie Evans Song, selected Miss May Lewis Sol Fa ipiurtette, Messrs. William J. Lewis. Henry II. Hltchings, Joshua John, and Esau Price, Quintette Hy female party Sung and chorus. Miss .Mury ('. Powell and choir Song, Selected Joshua John Song, selected Philip It. Thomas Selection liy the choir, etc. Organist, Miss Mary J. Price. Conductor, Professor D. D. Lewis. Doors mien at li.Sl p. m. Entertainment will commence nt 7 o'clock sharp. Admis sion to entertainment an 1 supiK-r, 25 cents; to entertainment alone, III cents. Supper will be served on New Year's eve and New Year's afternoon and night. A pretty home wedding was solemnised nt the residence of Mr. and .Mrs. Evan Cabrlel, on Church avenue, when their daughter, Lizzie, and Arnold D. Thomas, of Youngstown, O., were made one. The hnuso had been tastefully and artistically decorated with ferns, palms and cut Mowers by Mor.il Pros., of (Ireen HI Ige. Tiie parlors where the ceremony was per formed presented a very pretty scene, palms and many hothouse plants of rare beauty being arranged in artistic style. In one corner an ultur of banked ferns and palms wus constructed. Precisely nt S o'clock the tlrst strains of Mendelssohn's wedding march were struck by Miss Blanche Hallstead. Shortly nrterwnrd the bride, leaning on the arm of her father, entered the parlor Immediately followed by the groom, who was accompanied by his best man, Joseph Adamson, of Youngs town, who were followed by the brides maid. Miss Catherine (iuhriel, si.ter of the bride. The parly proceeded to the altar, where they were met by the Bey. (Jeorge . (lulld, who, ussisted by Itev. H. S. Jones, D. D., tied the nuptial knot. The brldn was attired in a traveling dress of brown trimmed with Tur and chiffon. The brides maid wore a blue silk wulst with lace trim ming, and a black silk skirt. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas were the recipients of many cost, ly presents. -Mrs. Thomas is well-known and very popular among the young iwo ple of this place. She is very pretty, being a pronounced brunette. I'ntil a few weeks ago she wus engaged as organist in the Presbyterian chun-h and Is un accomplished musician. Mr. Thomus Is a rtsiilent of Youngstown, O., where be Is a successful wholesule merchant. Mr. and Airs. Thomas left on the lu."iU train over the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western railroad for an extended wedding tour, during which they will visit New York city, Philadelphia. Washington anil Pittsburg. Returning they will proceed to Youngstown, where they will reside. Among those who witnessed the cere mony were: Mr. and Airs. Clarence Steele, .Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Price. Judge and Mrs. H. AI. Edwards, Mr. and Airs. Henry Jenkins, Air. and Airs. Evan .Mor gan, Air. and Airs. Samuel Lewis, Mr. and .Mrs. William Alatthews, Airs. William Richards, Airs. D. Jones, Airs. James. Airs. Thomas C. Williams, Dr. and Airs. 1). Roderick, of Wllken-Harre; Air. and Airs. Davis, Ilasleton; Caswallon Davis, AIIsse3 Cecil Davis, Alary J. Davis, Alargaret Da vis, Lizzie J. Wiillams, Sadie Davis, Annie Thomas, of Youngstown. Owen Jones, of Wayne avenue, who was Injured at the Dickson shaft a few weeks ago. Is able to lie around once more. The Keystone Literary and Dramatic club will pre luce a comedy drama, en titled "Hound by an Oath," Jan. 7, In St. Mary s nail. Aliss Annie Kerrigan, of West Alarket street. Is seriously III. Mrs. Alfred Carwadlne, of Spring street. Is seriously ill. Ralph Heers, of West Alarket street, has recovered from his recent Illness, Airs. Peter I.ynott. of West Alarket street. Is at Philadelphia. The funeral of Airs. Mai 'In Walsh, late of Nay Auk avenue, will thke place this morning at 10 o'clock. Services will be held In the Holy Rosary church. Inter ment will be made In Hyde Purk Catholic cemetery. Duvld Smith, of North Alain avenue, who has been 111 for the past few duys, re sumed work yesterday. UUNMOKL. Miss Grace Hinckley, of Blnghnmton, N. Y., Is the guest of Aliss Cornelia Uul pin, of Klin street. Mrs. W. Peters, of Brook street, is se riously ill at her home. George lllesecker, of Gipsy Grove, is convalescing after a recent Illness. William Hees, of liuy avenue, has gone for a few weeks visiting with friends In Philadelphia. The pleasant home of Mrs. Elizabeth Jay, of Webster avenue. Is being entirely remodelled, giving it a most attractive appearance. John H. Kohl, of Delawaro street, who recently underwent a surgical operation for appendicitis, Is dangerously 111, and grave hopes are entertained of his recov ery. Frank Deliow, of Grove street, is the guest of friends In New York city. Aliss Gruee Stanton, of Whitney's Point, has returned home after a short visit with Aliss Aluinl Savage, of Green Ridge street. George Gilford, the genial clerk ill John son's store. Is visiting friends In New York. Airs. E. Tutthlll, of Aladlson avenue, Is Improving after a lute surglcul operation. John Warded and family, of Grove strtet, are removing to their new home, In Scranton. Republicans of the Third ward, Dun mnre, are requested to meet at Alanley's hull on Saturday evening, Jan. 2, ISW, ut 8 o'clock p. in. for the purpose of organiz ing a Republican club. Third Ward Re publican Club Committee. Rev. C. 11. Hayes, pastor of the .Meth odist Episcopal church. Is co. dined to his home with a severe attack of rheiimulism. George Derscheliner, of Wayne county, spent yesterday with friends in- town. George Alger Is electing u lurgo new store on East Drinker street. The Epworth League of the .Methodist Episcopal church will hold u watch-night ser Ice In the church parlors tonight. The service will commence ut 9M p. m. An lamest Invitation Is extended to every body to attend. The annual Christmas festivities of the Adams Avenue Presbyterian church will take place this evening. Christmas candy and presents will be awarded to each scholar of the Sunday school. The fair which Is being held under the allspices of St. Mary's congregation In Manlcy's hall, continues to draw Im mense crowds each evening. MINOOKA. Mr. and Mrs. John Manning, of Brook lyn. N. Y".. are visiting friends here. Thomas Cost el lo, a former resident of this nlace. lately of Kingston, left this morning for Cleveland, o. Air. Coste.Ho Intends to reside there permanently. The Anthracite Glee club of Taylor en livened the fair last evening with a varia tion of well-known national airs. A number of the local nlmrods of Green wood me making an effort to organize a gun club. "Lallin." a musical operetta, will be .produced nt the. Temperance hall Friday evening by the St. Cecillan choir. Must lie Sold. The entire stock of watches. Jewelry, clocks. nllervare, etc., must, be sold by April 1st on account of retiring from business. Don't miss the bargains. DAVIDOW UKOS. DOWN IN DIXIE. Seen nt the Academy l.nst Night by n l.nrue Audience. "Down in Dixie" was produced be fore a lurgo audiencu at the Academy of Music Inst night. It Is a story of life In the South, a large band of real colored men nnd boys furnishing- an abundance of entertainment as the story of the drama was developed. There is a strong, well defined 'plot that holds the attention of the midl ence from beginning to end. In the third act Is a scene nt a cotton press, where the villain endeavors to crush out the life nf a young man. He Is rescued Just in the nick of time by a young woman nmld the plaudits of the audience, more especially that portion of It located in the gallery. MIDNIGHT SERVICE. I'cun Avenue llnptists Will Worship nud Welcome Ihe 'cv Ye nr. Wntch nisht services will be held by the Penn Avenue Baptist congregation tonight from !) p. ni. until after the New Year lias begun. An uttractlve programme has been arranged by the pustor. Uev, Dr. Joseph K. Dixon. The evening Is to be divided into eleven purts. Including sociability nnd refreshments. The church bell will be rung and Mrs. Lizzie Hughes-lSrun-dage will Sinn a solo nt midnight sim ultaneously. Beginning ut 11.35 o'clock. Dr. Pixon will preach a sermon cm the theme "The Past Required" und from the text "God require th that which Is past," Keel., iiLlSi Special Price Tor Children. For the performances of the Hyrons nt the Academy of Music, children ran get seats In any putt ut the house for 115 cents. To Cure n Cold in One Day. Take laxative Promo Quinine Tablets. All druggists refund the money if It (ails to cure. 23c. I'ECKVILLK. Sheridan lodge. Knights of Pythias, elected their olllcers last Alonday even ing as follows: Chancellor command er, John Hembo; vice-chancellor com mander. William Grlfliths; muster at arms, Isaac Chenney, Jr.; master of work, Charles Charles; keeper of rec ords and seal, 55. P. Travlss; master of finance, William Sears; master of ex chequer. William Johns. The funeral of Mrs. E. T. Snyder, who died at her home on Walnut street last Tuesday afternoon, aged 42 years, will be held at the Methodist Episco pal church this afternoon at 2 o'c-Ioca. She leaves a husband and four chil dren, three daughters and one son. The Methodist Episcopal Sunday school elected these officers last even ing for the ensuing year: Superin tendent, James A. Kay; first assistant, William P.udd; second assistant. Will iam Warne; secretary, I. F. Hoyt; as sistant. Robert C.,Lintern; treasurer, James Cowans; chorister, John Warne; assistant chorister, V. 11. Lathrup; li brarian, A. C. Hendricks; first assist ant librarian, O. L. Keller; second as sistant librarian. Arthur Warne; or ganist. Miss Sophie Simpkins; assist ant. Miss Hose Olanville. One of the most pleasant socials of the season was held at the Methodist r.plscopal parsonage last evening, when Miss Sophie, the accomplished XAlways FIRST Gail Borden i ! Eagle Brand f S CONDENSED fllLK S For f ynn th tuJin; brwL It It the ana th matt economical. 9 2 lest A PERFECT FOOD FOB INFANTS m NMNHMNNNNNINi daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. S. C. Simpkins entertained a goodly number of her many friends. An enjoyable evening wus passed. Singing, games and other amusements were indulged In, after which refreshments were served. Those present were the Misses Etta Moyles, Lydla Jacobs, Agues Serine, May Jones, Minnie Jones, Ella Brown, Lizzie Moyles, Minnie Cham pion, Jennie Lowry, Minerva Sands, Scranton; Harry Randall, Harry Les lie, William Kelly, Harry Van Horn, Scranton; Marion Suddoth, Mississippi; Elmer Swingle, A. W. Thompson and Leonard Simpkins, Peckville; Mrs. Corla Moyles, Scranton; Mr. and Mrs. Joseph 11. Hell, Mr. and Mrs. J. I. Peck and Miss ltcba Simpkins, Peckville. "I have always been troubled with headache, dizziness and a tired feeling. After takltlif a few bottles of Hood's Sarsupurilla- I am able to go about my work us well as I did in my younger days." LuclnUa Erdly, Kantz, Pa. Hood's Pills cure ull liver ills. Inflammatory Rheumatism Cured in 3 liny. Morton I Hill, of Lebanon, Ind., says: "My wife had Inllamatory rheumatism In every muscle and Joint her suffering was terrible and her body and face were swollen almost be yond recognition; had been in bed for six weeas ana nua eigiu pnysicians uui received no benefit until she tried the Mystic Cure for Rheumatism. H gave Immedlato relief and she was able to walk about In three days. I am sure It saved her life." Bold by Carl Lorenz druggist, Scranton, 41S Lackawanna avenue. I m Too many moth vJNjSyPA invalids. Ainotli- rer's proudest and happiest privilege i . . . . 1 1 1 . 1 . .1 l 1 bitious sun in his early singles to attain eminence in his chosen walk of life. To such a son, a ro bust mother, a trraiul mother with a liedthy mind in a healthy body, is the best counselor and the best spur. Many mothers are sickly, fretful, helpless creatures tortured beyond endurance tiy the pains of their own wrecked constitu- lions, in aiupiiiuus yuuiu icicivva uuv little encouragement or sound advice who appeals to such a mother. Most ill- health anion); women is due to weakness and disease of the orcans distinctly teint- nine. If these purts are weak and dis eased the entire system suffers. The most wonderful remedy for all weakness and disease of the distinctly fe male orjjamsra is Dr. Pierce s ravonte Prescription. It allavs lnllammation, soothes tKiin and imparts viiror and health to these delicate oralis. It makes healthy mothers atld capable wives. It prepares a woman for motherhood. It does away with the rttscomlorts ot the ex pectant period and makes parturition easy and almost painless. Over 90,000 women nave lesuncu iu lus v kuca,, in writing. Druggists sell it. "It is with tilensure I recommend nr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription to Hunt-ring ladies," writes Mr.-. J. heruusoii, llox 29, Douglas Minion. m.i kirk Co.. Manitoba. " After suffering untold tor tures 1 thank Cod I found relief uud cure in Dr. Tierce's favorite Prescription." It don't pay sickness. Constipation often causes it. Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets cure constipation. One little "Pellet" is a gentle laxative, and two a mild cathartic. They never gripe. They are tiny, sugar-coated granules, forty of which are contained in a two-inch vial. Druggists sell them and have noining else "just as good." They reg mate Uie Stomach, Liver aud Bowels. PENNSYLVANIA KAILROAD COMPANY. Personal!) -('ondiirtcd Tours MATCHLESS IN EVERY FEATURE. CALIFORNIA Three tours to CALIFORNIA and tho PACIFIC COAST will leave New Yo'k nnd Philadelphia Jun. 27, Feb. 24. and March 27. 18!7. Five weeks in California on the first tour, und four weeks on the second. Passengers on tho third tour may return on regular I ruins within nine months. Stop will be made at New Or leans for Murdi-Uias festivities 011 tiie second tour. Kates from New York, Philadelphia nnd points east of Pittsburg: First tour, $310.00; second tour, IHVp.w); third tour, $.1101X1 round trip, and tiriii.iK) one way. FLORIDA Jacksonville tours, nllowlng two weks In Florida, will leave New York and Phil adelphia Jan. 2ti, Feb. D anil 2.1. anil March 9, 1897. Rate, covering expenses en route In both directions. I.IO.IK) from New Yolk, and $48,00 from Philadelphia. WASHINGTON' Tours, earn covering a period of three davs, will leave New York and Phlladel phiaDec. 29, 1S!W, Jan. :i, Feb. 11, .March 11, April 1 nnd 22. and M.-iy S, 1SD7. Rates, Including transportation and two ilnys' accommodation it t the best T. ashintrio-i hotels. .li from New Yolk, and il l.'J from Philadelphia. OLD POINT COMFORT TOURS Returning Direct or Via RICHMOND AND WtSHIKGTOH will leave New York and Philadelphia Dec. 2H. 1K. Jan. 2S, Feb. 20, March IS. and April 15. 1S97. For detailed Itineraries and other In. formation, apply at ticket agencies, or address George W. Boyd, assistant gen eral pnssenger agent, Proad Street sta tion, Philadelphia. ON THE LINE OF THE CANADIAN PACIFIC R'Y vr located th finest fishing and hunting; (rounds In the world. Descriptive books on application. Tickets to all points la Maine, Canada and Maritime Provinces, Minneapolis, St. Paul, Canadian and I'nlted States Northwest, Vanvouver, Setittle, Tacoma, Portland, Ore., San Francisco. First-Class Sleeping and Dining Cars attached to all tbrought trains. Tourist ears fully fitted with bedding, curtains and specially adapted to wants of families may be had with second-class tickets. Rates always less than via other lines. For further Information, time tables, eta. on application to E. V. SKINNER, Q. E. A.. 453 Broadway, New York. WILLIAM S MILLAR, Alderman 8tli Ward Scranton ROOMS 4 AND 9 OAS AND WATER CO. BUILDINO, COBRES WYOEING ATE. AND CENTER ST. OFFICE ROTTRS from T.M a. m. to p. SB. (i hour Intermission for dinner and lapperj Particular Attention fllvm to Collection PreaiM Settlement Uuaraiitced. Your Bust. ess is Rwpectf all SeilcMeeV Telephone 144. AMUSEMENTS. ACADEMY OF MUSIC, New Year's Matinee. It A A New Year's Evcnlnf, ' fll I I Saturday Matinee, I Ull la.. Saturday Evening. Ulllll I U Always Welcome. Always Enfoyable, THEBYRONS " Written by David K. Higelns, the l-act ro mantio American urauta, tbe Turn of the Tide Sensational Situations. Plenty .of Fun. PRICES-Oalli-ry. isc; Balcony, ljc, jsc; f'lr.M Hour, 30c 75c; Children, Anywhere, keserved Scat, 25c. ACADEMY OF MUSIC, UneNlKht, rtonday, Jan. 4. Return of the Wonderful Kuccesi, That Big Scenic l'ruductiou, a Kumauoe of Coon Hollow As the "Old rlomeatead" Is to the North, se is "Coon Hollow" to this South. New Seen, ery. New Effects, Ureal Company. Better than ever. The Cutton Press, the Steamboat Race. Big Dancing; Carnival, a Host of tlc brated buck and Wing Uanccrs. Two Qu"r tettes Sweet Singing. PRICES.-(Jallery 13:, Balcony age and age. Orchestra Circle goc. Orchestra and Har.or Chairs 75c. DAVIS' THEATER Thursday, Friday and Saturday, foe- 3f, Jan. i, 2. The Wiordly Beautiful Spectacular Fhantaay Pretty Girls ZERO Scenery NEW NAMES JNO FtCEi Harry LeClair, M. Florence Edward, Topack and Steele, Leona Lel, Mad den and Curran, Hodgei and Launch, mere, and a Chorus cf ao Young Ladies In Marches, Ballets, Medleys, Etc Admission 10, 20 or 30 Cents. Two performance! dally. Doora open at 1.30 and 7. Curtain rlsea at 138 and LIS. 2,000,000 BARRELS Made and Sold in Six Months, ending ilarch 1, 1896, Total Product of I ffltiifiiiiyicj The A Mill Alone produced 1,000,000 Barrels, Largest Run on Record. Washburn, Crosby's Superlative is sold everywhere from th Pacific Count to St. John's, New Foundland, and in iCiiKland, Ireland and Scotland very largely, and la recognized aa the best flour la th world. MEGARGEL WHOLESALE AGENTS. HAVE YOUR HORSE SHOD WITH THI Removable, Self-Sharpanlnj; Nevsrslip Too Calks. BITTENBENDER li CO. GENERAL AGENTS, And a full line of iron and steel Blacksmiths' aud Wag oumakers' supplies. SCRANTON, PA. HAIR CHAINS FOR CHRISTMAS PRESENTS. LADIES, you cau have a beautiful chain made out of your own hair ai E. IK. HETZES. 330 LflCKftWANNA AVE,, SCRANTON Remember, we are the only one here who manufacture chains from your own hair. Leave orders as early as possible. THE DICKSON MANUFACTURING CO SCRANTON AND WILKES-BARRC, PA, Manufacturers of Locomotives, Stationary Engines, Boilers, HOISTING AKD PIMPING MACHINERY. Oraeral Office: SCRANTON, PA. . EVERY WOMAN ; EoiMthM needs a reliable, the i.urcidrup Dr. Peal's Pennyroyal Plllo The are prompt, nfe ai4 certain In reealt. Tbe eenalne (Dr. Peal's) never ilasfe feint. 6etaayarol.iO, Addnst MsDICias Ce Uerelasd, V. For by JOHN H. F HELPS, Sprue Street. Scranton. THE FROTHINGHflM, Wanner A Rela. Managers. John L. Kerr, Acting Manager. THIS IFTERROOt TONIGHT. Every Afternoon and Evening TaU Week, Except Friday. WAITE'S COMIC OPERA CO. AND O.R AND ORCHESTRA. Tbis Afternoon, This Evening, Tar aud Tartar Varitani Satiinlav Matinee , Olivette Saturday Mxbt La Mascotte Dally Matinee After Munaay. PRICES loc., aoc, and 30c Matinee Prices. 10 and 10a POULTRY-. Turkeys, Ducks, Chickens, Fretih Every Dy. ALSO-. Pheasants, Quail, Prairie Chickens, Wild Ducks. 1 1 HERCL PI HL IHME1 DU FONT'S MNING. BUSTING AND SPORTINB POWDER Manufactured at the Wapwallopen 11111 Luxerne county, Pa., and at Wil mington, Delaware. 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