The Only Drug Store
in Town That Pre
sents You With Trad
Shenandoah Drug: Store,
3 South Main St., Shenandoah.
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
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.
Medallions, (a beautiful line).
Toilet cases, 75 cents up.
Fountain pens, $i.oo up.
Don't Fall to
HOOKS & BROWN.
from our tailor
and you will al
ways find them
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.
24. North Main Street.
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.
Jeweler and Optician,
No. 118 South Main Street.
. .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.
lkWl . W,IC1 yuu
jiSHH nave been
caught in a
rain and feet
that you have
ust take a hot
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.
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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,
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
under GBKtlAN LAWS.
Is Excellent for
Rlioumatisni, Neuralgia, etc.
DR. RICHTER'S World-Renownea
What one physician out of many testifies
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
ABk your grocer tor ts.o ' Royal Patent"
flour, and take no othor brand. It Is tho beB
Jacob F Schwartzlauder and Sallic Kim
mel, both of Sacramento; Charles Ertwtid
L.veruart and Mary Laura Mowry, both of
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:
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
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
In cases of Influenza
tr unnp'ANCHOR PAIH
ryort 1 fr has craven to
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bvmvinn the desired relief.
25c. and 50c. at all druggists or tnrougn
ilAa.Blchter&Co.,21S PearlSt, Keirloraj
36 HIGHEST national AWARDS..
tcan, iKftotemieana tteiau
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
$ 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
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
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
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
A special line of Plush, Cloth, As
trakhan and Golf Capes Collarettes
made of Posum, Wool, Seal and
A nice assortment of single and
double plain and plaid Scotch wool
shawls. Lome and s;e them.
It. F. GILL,
NORTH MAIN STREET
9 and 11 S. Main St.,
l. Goldin, Proprietor.
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
Bird-Eye flaple Inlaid with pearl
or plain upholstered, silk plush, silk
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
A CARLOAD OF ROCKEUS.
Wnlt for them and then buy early and secure
first choice. Don't wait until the last day.
Nos. 119.121.123 North Main St.
A GLAD CHRISTMAS
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.
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.
Hundreds of dressed aud un
dressed beauties. See our
special 23c one.
A splendid assortment, all
sizes, from 25c up.
Pianos, all sizes, Trumpets,
Drums, Accordeons, Metal
aphones, from 5c up.
Magic Lanterns, Steam Engines,
Mechanical Toys; of the
latter we have an immense
Engines, Hook and Ladders,
Patrol Wagons, Drays, Cook
Stoves, etc., ioc to $2.00.
Horses, Sheep, Donkeys,
Goats, etc., ioc to $53.00.
A big variety, from 10c to
Plush or Celluloid gifts.
Suitable for all ages.
A stock which cannot be ex
celled in this county.
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.
N. Main St.
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