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Stamps. The Only Drug Store in Town That Pre sents You With Trad ing Stamps. Shenandoah Drug: Store, 3 South Main St., Shenandoah. Tolepbono Connection. Holiday Specials. In dolls and tree ornament we claim to sell cheaper than any one else. Tree ornaments are fully 25 to 40 per cent, cheaper than ever before. See the large glass and tinsel ornaments we ofler at 1 , 2, 3, 4 and 5 cents. They never were so cheap before, and that the people know it is evident by the way we are selling them We quote a few prices of some of our other lines. wwww DOLLS.-& - Beautiful dressed doll, at 23c, 48c, 73c, 98c, $1.50. 14-inch fine kid body doll. 23c 16-inch fine kid body sleeping doll at 37 cents. Negro, Filipino, Esquimaux dolls, etc., etc. Dorr't Fail to See Our Line of Iron and tij toys, 10 cents up. Books of all kinds. Games and blocks, 5 cents up. viae cninaware. Tin dishes. Medallions, (a beautiful line). Toilet cases, 75 cents up. Manicure sets. Gold pens. Fountain pens, $i.oo up. Celluloid novelties. WWWW Don't Fall to Ask For HOOKS & BROWN. EXAMINE The garments from our tailor ing department, and you will al ways find them right. They have the attrac tive look that makes men of good j lodgment pause to scrutinize your clothes, and that makes them the satisfac tory kind to you. Overcoats. Suits. Trousers. Portz Bros., 24. North Main Street. Time and Money Saved -orsj- Don't You Want the Dollar You Pay For Christmas gifts to bring their real values or probably more back to you. If you are progressive and have your personal interests at heart see our Watches, Chains, Rings, These goods are a specialty with (Us this year. Thos. Buchanan, Jeweler and Optician, No. 118 South Main Street. Holiday Preparations. NP"A Raisins, llg Prunes, Lemon Peel, orange red, . .All -Kinds of Nuts. Floe boneleaa White Codflah at 7C per pound. Mackerel, 00 nd up. E3. A. FrJedman, 213 W. Centre.SI. . Two doom below Mull'i tUlry. WET xvn .. lkWl . W,IC1 yuu jiSHH nave been caught in a rain and feet that you have taken cold, ust take a hot oot-bath, a bowl of hot . 1 i- Hf unnit, a uose W ID of Aycr's W Wm Cherry Pec- V rnrnl. nnrl nn to bed. The chances are you will be all right in the morning. Continue the Cherry Pectoral a few days, un til all cough has disap peared. There is nothing so bad for a cough as coughing. on IB Mi 4 Hi f llfV T4 N cures coughs of all kinds. For an ordinary every day miserable cold a 25 cent bottle is enough ; if it's been hanging on, you will need a 5U cent size; &j for bronchitis and con- sumption the dollar size is most economical. "Ayer's Cherry Pectoral has no k equal as a cure for coughs and colds and all lung troubles. Ithasalwajs given me Instant relief. I always keep It In tho liouic, buying It by the dozen." (.'.0. Caywoop, Dec. H, 1898. Weedsport.N. Y. -- - - - - - -ti If- MnrrlpgPM. Gustavus E. Blew, a clork in the ollke of Division Superintendent Keos Taskor at Malianoy City, and Miss Alverda. daughter of I!ev. A. A. DoLoni;, of the same town, were married this morning by the bride's father in the parsonage of tho United Evan gelical church, Mahanoy City, Miss Elizabeth DoLoutr, sister of the bride, played the wedding march and a brother, Irving De Long, was the page. Miss Mabel Blew, of at. Nicholas, was the flower girl. There was no bridesmaid or groomsman, 'Only immedi ate friends of the contracting parties were present. An elaborate wedding breakfast was served and the couplo left on a noon train for a bridal tour. Miss Ann Phillips and Frank Hendricks, both of Mahanoy City, will bo married at the home of the brido's parents, in Freeland, ou the 14th inst. at. jusepn s cnurcn, at uiraruville, ou Wednesday afternoon was the scene of one of the prettiest weddings seen in that vicinity tor many years, ihe contracting parties were Mr. A, J, Finncgan, one of Lost Creek's talented and popular young men, and Miss Lizzie Gallagher, of Uirardviilo. Tho bride was attired in a hantlaome gowu of Caster broadcloth and wasattended by Miss Gertie Leonard. J. J. Flannery, of Lost Creek, cup ported the bridegroom. After the ceremony the bridal party went to the bride's home and enjoyed a wedding supper. The wedding presents were numerous and costly. Those present wore J. P. Finuegan and wife. M J. Finnegan and sister, Miss Vernie, of Lost ureeK; 1. 11. (Juinn and wife, of Shamokin J. D. Eiley and wife, of Wilkesbarre; Frank and John Qallagbur, Uiraidville; 'Squire Jiaiey ana daughter, Miss May, Brownsville, ana Miss Jiagglo O'Neill, Lost Creek. Mr. and Mrs. Finnegan left for Washington, D. C, The Educational Law. Truant Officer Connors this afternoon en tered suit against George Ukaitis, of 211 East Kaspberry alley, charging him with non-compliance of the Compulsory Educa tion law. A warrant was issued by Justice Shoemaker. Ukaitis has a ten-year-old son at work at Maple Hill colliery and has re' fused to send him to school after being re peatedly notified to do so. PITHY POINTS. Iliuliiga Throughout ths Ummtry OlirnuleliMl for Unity I'erusnt. Tho Borough Council will meet In regular session this evening. The compulsory school law Is being strictly cnTi reed at Shamokin. Art wall papor at Cardln's for 5 and 0 cents per roll. Come and see them. tf The colliery employes at Qilbertou and St. Nicholas will bo paid to-morrow. The foot ball boys aro getting their hair tut and taking to bats again. It is well. Buchanan, tho Jowel'or, is making a specialty oi special values on watches, rings and chains for Christmas gifts this season. The Schuylkill Tolcphono Company will havo their lino between Ashland and Mt Carmcl in operation by Saturday. Christmas programs aro being arranged in many or tho Sunday schools, and tho usual joyous timo is being looked forward to by the little people. Hon. William H. Sowdon, of Allentown, is a candidate for dolegate-at-largo to the uoxt Democratic National Convention. Anybody asked you If It is cold enough for you? This is tho kind of weather to spring that hoary whiskered joke. .lohii Drown, of Knsl Coal street, has been promoted to shipper at Ellangowan colliery. The Mormon workers who have been doing mlvlonary work in the county arrived in St Clnir yesterday with their tracts Bnd liatnphlcts. John I'liflord, High Constablo uf St Clair, was way laid by ttamnsand boateu into in sensibility. They got no money. It is a rumor among railroaders that tho Pennsylvania will raise the wages of its men at the beginning of the new year. "Isn't that a beautiful present." Yes, I paid $1 for it, Oeorgc Well don't do it again. Why, I bought tho name gift at Ork mi's jewelry store, for f2 50. William Uuchanau, a young man 28 years old lonnerly of Ashland, was killed ypstor day at the electric power station of the Niagara Falls Electric Company. I The 2T0 men who went on strike at BloOtus , burg car works last weok resumed yesterday ai me company a terms, The demand upon our advertising columns necessitates tho addition of another column to each pago, and the change will bo tnado in a day or so. John Mclnerny, aged 10 years, bad the thumb of his left Land so badly Injured at the North Mahanoy colliery yesterday that amputation may be necessary. Deotfs Uncorded. From Charles Wlltrout, ct al, to Henry Banz. promises in Port Clinton; from John Hemmarly, et ux, to W. S. Ucmmarly, et al, premises in East Brunswick township; from Mary Vetter to John B. Votter, premises in Now Binggold; from James Murphy to Maria Murphy, premises In Hyon township; from the People's B. & L. Association to Carolina Brown, premises in Frackvllie; from W. Stahler et ux, to Sarah A, E. Coble, premises in Tamaqua; from Lehigh W. B Coal Co., to Antonio Paigitorc, premises in Kline town ship; from Robert E. Davis ct ux, to Broad Mountain B. & L. Association, premises In Frackvllie, PERSONAL MENTION. T. J. Brougball, of tiwn, spent to-day on business at Heading. W. H. Wntnrs left town this morning for Philadelphia, to transit business. Ous. Manning, of l'olsvlllo, has como to town to stay. Ho is a brother of Alox. Man ning, tho shoo dealer. ltov. I. J. Rcltz, of iltltz, formerly pastor of the United Evangclcnl church, of town, is a guest of Itev. J II, Honsyl. William II. Elscntower, son of David Elsenhower, moved lib family to Fall Iilvor, Mass. ltcv. Father McLaughlin, of Mahanoy City, and Father Muldowuey, a cousin of tho late John Muldowney, spent a foW liojrs in town yestorday aftermon. William J. Cannon. Xecently or town and now of Malianoy City, writes to the Herald of his Joy over being niado tho father of a son Preoared under GBKtlAN LAWS. Is Excellent for IN Rlioumatisni, Neuralgia, etc. DR. RICHTER'S World-Renownea What one physician out of many testifies l'ost Inspection. A large delegation from Watkln Waters Post No. 149, 0. A. It., of town, will go to Mahanoy City to-night to attend an inspection ot Severn fost ot that city. The ceremony will be followed by a banquet in Armory ball ABk your grocer tor ts.o ' Royal Patent" flour, and take no othor brand. It Is tho beB ilnnr road" nlarrlage Licenses. Jacob F Schwartzlauder and Sallic Kim mel, both of Sacramento; Charles Ertwtid L.veruart and Mary Laura Mowry, both of Sbenaudoab. Signed the I'ftltl n. Among those who signed the petition pre sented to the United States Senate protesting against the seating of Senator Quay, of Penn sylvania, is Senator Higsins, of this district, and Representatives Anderson, Cousteiu, Guentber, Haag and Noecker. RRPOItT OF THE CONDITION OF THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK, at Shenandoah. In the State ot Pennsylvania, at the close of business, Dec 2,1899: HEeounCES. Loans and discounts (362,733 20 Overdrafts, secured and unsecured. .. 2,600 Si U. S. bonds to secure circulation 100,000 00 Stocks, securities, etc 86,781 50 Hanking house, turnlture and fixtures 1,790 00 Due from National Danks (not re serve agent)- 1,409 69 Due from state banks and bankers.. . 3,818 C4 Dae from approved reserve agents 43.261 72 Checks and other cash items 2,622 66 Notes of other Rational banks 2,39100 Fractional paper currency, nickels and cents 102 07 Lawful moner reserve In bank, viz: Specie , J 96566 60 t-egai-tenuer notes 1,'JOO 00 88,316 60 Redemption fund with If. 8 treasurer IS percent, of circulation) 4, SCO 00 Due from U- 8. treasurer, other than o per cent, redemption rune ,26Q 00 Total J691.826 89 LIABILITIES. Canttat stock raid In J 1 00.000 00 Surplus fund 20,000 00 unulviueu pronte, less expenses and taxes paid 6.337 69 National Hank notes outstanding 90000 00 Due to other National Hanks 19,031 38 Due to state banks and bankers. 6,030 01 Individual deposits subject to check.. 281,118 31 Demand certificate, of denosit ... SJiefl fin Time eertlflcatee of deposit 129.082 50 Certified cheeks 931 07 Total (661,826 89 State of Pennsylvania, County of Schuylkill, ss : I, S W. Yost, cashier of the above named bank, do solemnly swear that the above state ment Is true to the beet of my knowledge and belief. 3. W. YoT, Cashier. Subticribed and sworn to before me thin 7th day of Dec, 1899. P. W. UlKBvrxiir, Uorreet Attest! Notary Public W. M. IIbewiik, ' ) Wm. Nknwkstkh, V Directors. Quo. O. Wkstz, I New York. Juno 12.169 W Uenliemcn: In cases of Influenza Baekocho.RheumBtism tr unnp'ANCHOR PAIH ryort 1 fr has craven to h nn flvrfl llnnr i-nmodv.l bvmvinn the desired relief. 25c. and 50c. at all druggists or tnrougn ilAa.Blchter&Co.,21S PearlSt, Keirloraj 36 HIGHEST national AWARDS.. Kecommtnataoypromxnmtfnv tcan, iKftotemieana tteiau GSOt-DIN'S NOTICE. GOLDIN'S GOLDIN'8 NOTICE. Owing to a mild SQiison and having a tremendous stock of WINTER SUITS and OVERCOATS, we wish to announce the fact that we have reduced our prices as follows : You can now get a OOOO $ 7.00 OVERCOAT for - - $ 4.50 $ 8.00 OVERCOAT for $ 5.00 $10.00 OVERCOAT for - $ T.00 $12.00 OVERCOAT for $ 9.00 $15.00 OVERCOAT for - - $11.00 $18,00 OVERCOAT for - - $12 50 (xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx: You can get them in any style or color you wish ; and you can buy a good All-Wool Suit at a price correspondingly low. Ladies' and Misses' Garments At Ilauser's. Choice beef, Iamb, pork and mutton, picketed pig's feet, tongues and tripo, sau sages, All Kinds of fresh and smoked meats; eggs aud butter. Cherry and Chestnut streets. tf The Jr. O, U. A. .11. Trouble. A petition Is now being circulated among the varions Jr. O, U. A. M. camps through out the state, for signatures, praying the officers of tbo State Council to call an ad journed meeting to disposo of the business left unfinished at the adjournment of the session in Scranton, two months ago. The petition is being liberally signed. Week Services Continue. The anniversary services at the United Evangelical church last evening were well attended. Rev. I. J. Reitz, a tormor pastor, occupied the pulpit. The services will be continued to-night. Rev. R. M. Lichten walner,of Catasauqua.will occupy the pulpit. The great success of our coat department lias been brought about by giviug the best values for the least money. . This season we offer the 'nicest and most complete line of garments. Coats m all colors, Tans, Modes, Blues, Black, lined with skinner satin, mercarized satin, and silk. Also a fine selec tion of misses' andchildren'scoats, neatly trimmed in braid and bias strips. A special line of Plush, Cloth, As trakhan and Golf Capes Collarettes made of Posum, Wool, Seal and Beaver Fur. A nice assortment of single and double plain and plaid Scotch wool shawls. Lome and s;e them. It. F. GILL, NORTH MAIN STREET Mammoth Clothing House, 9 and 11 S. Main St., l. Goldin, Proprietor. Christmas is ComingJe Why don't you come to the largest furniture store in town to buy your holiday gifts. Be wide awake and go to the place that gives you the biggest values for your money, the largest and the most appreciative selection. Feast your eyes on a stock that is sure to please you. See our beautiful line of Tables, Parlor, Dressing, Extension, Centre. Solid Leather, Mahogany, Oak, rialnclii Qreen. Bird-Eye flaple Inlaid with pearl or plain upholstered, silk plush, silk Damask, Corduroy. Rockers. Do not fail to see our Pictures and Mirrors, Couches, Easels, Curtains, Tapestry Covers, Screens. It is well worth your time to come and see our stock. Every body knows that the prices we ask for any article of furniture is never beyond reason. Look at our win dow display. A CARLOAD OF ROCKEUS. Wnlt for them and then buy early and secure first choice. Don't wait until the last day. DAVISON'S DEPARTnENT STORES, Nos. 119.121.123 North Main St. E33OTX3I5S!; ND mmm?wwmI?mmf,mmmw?mmwffiffimmffmtm A GLAD CHRISTMAS CONWAY S NOVELTY STORE. Everything Pertaining to the Household and Toy Line will be found at our store, West Centre St., Shenandoah, Pa. We will open on Saturday, Dec. 9. With a full line of Tinware Agateware, Glassware and Toys. Don't forget the name and number as a penny saved is a penny earned. Come one, come all, and bring the little ones as it will please them and be profitable to you. It will pay you to give us a call as you can buy at one-half. Our Bargains for Saturday, Monday and Tuesday. Best Cedar Tubs, worth 6oc, our price 30c. liest Cedar Bucket, electric welded, worth 25c, our price 10c. Dish Pans, worth 25c,, our price 12c. White Cups and Saucers, worth 20c, our price 6c. White Dinner Plates, worth ioc, our price 5c. Large Meat Platter, worth 30c, our price ioc. Clothes Pius, 5c. per 100. Beautiful Cut Glass Dishes, worth 26c, our price ioc. Come and see our Toys, we have Dolls, Games and Express Wagons, Fancy China and Books. SPECIAL FOR SATURDAY ONLY. Floor Oil .Cloth, 15 Cents a Yard. DON'T FORGET NAME AND NUMBER. Conway's Novelty Store, 7 WEST CENTRE ST. Holiday Gifts. Good old Santa Claus is getting ready to hold his annual festival and scatter his rewards amongst the boys and girls, and even the young men and maidens as well as the older folks. We have made our store into a veritable Alladin's cavern well stocked with every variety of Dolls, Go-carts, Toys, Games, Animals, Picture Books, Etc. 1 Dolls.' Hundreds of dressed aud un dressed beauties. See our special 23c one. Gb-carts. A splendid assortment, all sizes, from 25c up. Toy Instruments. Pianos, all sizes, Trumpets, Drums, Accordeons, Metal aphones, from 5c up. Magic Lanterns, Steam Engines, Mechanical Toys; of the latter we have an immense assortment. Iron Toys. Engines, Hook and Ladders, Patrol Wagons, Drays, Cook Stoves, etc., ioc to $2.00. Animals. Horses, Sheep, Donkeys, Goats, etc., ioc to $53.00. Interesting Games. A big variety, from 10c to $1.00. Fancy Goods. Plush or Celluloid gifts. Suitable for all ages. Fancy China. A stock which cannot be ex celled in this county. CHAS. GIRVIN, S South Main St., Shenandoah. :-: POSITIVELY! :-: Goats and Gapes at Half Price I Plush and Astrakhan Capes, from $1.49 and upward. Collarettes, $1.65 and up ; elsewhere not less than 53.00. Children's Reefers, $1.25; elsewhere $3.50. See our large assortment of trimmed and untrimmed millinery and trimmings. Would not any of these artfcles make a cheap, appreciative and serviceable Christmas gift ? Consider this and come to our store aud be convinced. NEW YOBK BARGAIN STORE, 23 SOUTH IVIAIIM STREET. G AUG HAN'S Rich Values now Avail able to our Patrons. Onelot of Ladies' and Misses', fine Ker 'sey Jackets, in black, castor and royal 'blue, lined with romaine silk, worth ?io, our price $7.50. ' Another lot extra quality Kersey, in blaek, tan, cartor & royal, lined through out with best grade fancy taffeta silk, value $12.50, our price $10.00. Children's Long Coats, size 2 to 6 yrs, in fine all-wool cloth, cardinal, blue and green, collar and cape trimmed with fine braid, value $3.00, our price $2.25. A better quality cloth, extra heavy, in car. dinal, electric blue, navy and green, value $4.75. our price $3,75. Ladies' Plaid Winter Waists, made from best quality English Flannelette, real value 65 cents, our price 50 cents. Others made from good quality all-wool cloth, lined, value $1.69, our price $1. 25. Abettergrade cloth, extra heavy, tucked, braided and lined, value $2.25, our price $1.75. Mohair Waists, $2.00 to $2 25, real value $2.50 and $3.00. We Have received another case 1-4 white, all-wool, home-made Blankets, value $4.50, our price tor this lot $3.35. P. J. GAUGHAN. WE CLIP THE WING! Of extravagant prices. Nowhere in this town will you find greater values at smaller prices. Quality tells the price sells. Our line of toys is more complete than ever and embraces so many new and novel things that it would be hard to enumerate all. We desire to call your special attention to our handsome line of DOLLS, Never has a more beautiful line been displayed by any one. FANCY CHINA, BRIC-A-BRAC, TOV BOOKS, MECHANICAL GOODS, DOLL COACHES, OO CARTS, BEDS, CRADLES, DISHES, CHAIRS HORSES, TOOL CHESTS, GUNS bwiaiiw, And a thousand other things that delight the hearts of the little ones. This is the store mother likes, because she feels satisfied that all trash is excluded. We guage our prices to the lowest notch and early buyers will find real bargains. We ask you to visit our store and inspect our goods, knowing that you will be a regular customer after your first visit. Everybody welcome. The largest toy house in Shenandoah. Make note of the place and number. F.J. PORTZ, 21 N. Main St.