VOL. XV -NO 304.
SHENANDOAH. PA. WEDNESDAY. DECEMBER 20. !!)).
Music cabinets, Ladies' desks,
Morris chairs, China closej'
Pictures, easels, Picture frames,
Office chairs, Fancy mirrors,
TOO NUMEROUS TO HENTION.
COME AND SEE.
J. P. Williams &
13 S. Main St., Shenandoah, P.
OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.
Cor. Lloyd and White Sts.,
...Come to headquarters for...
POPULAR PRESENTS AT POPULAR PRICES.
fkW flJ&E.lv-BT. B LIT Q It
they large or small, with the most
. ' vs. n r.
At Swalm's Hardware Store.
Win, Rogers Teaspoons, $1.00 doz.
" " Tablespoon, $2.oodoz.
" " Knives, Forks, $3. 50 "
" " Soup Ladks,Si.25 each
" " Berry Spoons, 75c each
" " Butter Knives, 35c each
" " Sugar Spoons, 35c each
Silve' Tea Sets.
Silver Ice Pitchers.
O CORNER OF" MAIN
0 CANNED GOODS I o
TOMATOES. Choice cold packed, 3 cans for 25 cents.
Extra quality and extra size can, 10 cts.
Fancy quality, the largest cans and fin
est goods packed, 2 cans for 25 cents.
Good tomatoes, medium size, 5 cans, 25c.
CORNr-Choice Maryland corn, 4 cans for 25 cents.
Fine N. Y. state sugar corn, 3 cans for 25 cents.
The finest Maine corn, 2 cans for 25 cents,
prr ao Fancy Early June and Sweet Wrinkled, 2 cans, 25c.
Choice Marrows, 10 cents.
Good Marrowfats, 3 cans lor 25 cents.
L IM 4 BEANS.-Extra quality, 3 cans for 25 cents.
Fancy quality Maine, 2 cans for 25 cts.
STRING BEANS.-Good quality, 4 cans for 25 cents.
..Choice white wax, 3 for 25 cents.
Fancy stringless, 2 cans for 25 cts..
PLUM PUDDING. Tw cans for 2S cents.
SOUPS. Concentrated six kinds good, cheap con
0 ' venient io cents a can.
' FLOOR OIL CLOTH.
Trno largest stock and boot aaaortment of Floor
Oil Clotn wo have ever offered.
Hook cases, Rocking horses,
Doll carriages, Black boards,
Children's chairs, Chiffoniers,
Indies' toilet tables,
Fancy rockers, Piano stools,
Foot rests, Children's couches.
OUR fine Holiday Stock is full of
n.iii n...i HM j n..j T.-i.
js eaSy to select from, supplies ex
actly what you want, and it would be
a mistake to buy before you see it. Re
member this splendid assortment of
Toys, Games, Fancy Articles, &c,
contains the right thing for every per
son old, middle-aged or young.
We will please you. We will
satisiy you. will meet your wants, be
suitable Presents at Fairest Prices.
Bazar, - 23 H. Main St
Lamps, Carpet Sweepers,
Sleds, Pen Knives,
Pocket Knives, Skates,
Silver Cracker Jars,
Silver Water Sets.
110 OLD STQCIl
I ottered to our patrons. The as
Bonment of Holiday wlr ea and
Hpi'tMit U new, fresh and stylMi
and the quality U all that could he
desired. Our lino of
Men's, Women's and
Children's Fancy Slip
pers For presentation purposes should
receive your attention. You cannot
And more elegant goods nor lower
AND OAK STREETS.
Former I'rrat.lnit ot tli I'linrlilx rlre
At regular nml well ttmlel mtetlnftof
ttio Phoenix PI re Company last ulght, iml
Incidental to the routine business, William
Mitchell, who has Jost completed his term of
office as president of the oompany, whs
presented with a hsudsome and appropriakly '
Inscrlbcil gold badse as a toitlmonlal of
appreciation of bis services.
M. M. llurkc, Esq., who had been oliosen
by the members if tbe company as spoke.
man, presented the Rift to Mr. Mitchell. In
a few well chosen remark he referred to the
tealousuem and fidelity with which Mr,
Miiuneii always performed tils duties as
president of tbe conipauy, and of tho esteem
In which he is held by the member". Mr
Mitchell accepted the gift very gracefully.
aud also responded to a toast. The badge Is
surmounted by au eagle, beneath which Mr,
Mitchell's namo is engraved ou a plate. Tho
face of the badge bears the design of a how
carriage, while on tbe luck Is inscribed tli
words "Presented by tbe Members." To
badge is a neat emblem and Mr. .Mitchell
Talues it very highly. He whs elected to tbe
presidency of the company in 1892, and
or seven consecutive years, until be was
succeeded receatly by Timothy Lynch, who
had beld the office of vice president a number
or years. Mr. Mitchell had an active inter
est in tho stTalr of tho company while tho
hone bouse WM.bcing erected. The present,
tion was followed by refreshments aud must,
cal selections woro rendered by Mesrs,
O'Noil, Wbalen, Fallon and Leary, members
of the company, and Messrs. Moir and Kaso,
of Philadelphia. Tho latter two are tlllluK
engagements in town.
A noyel way to advertise; will you set
that flue gold plated lamp? See It in Brumm's
show window. 12-18-tf
Mr. Foyle's Denial.
1.1). Herald : In reference to tho article
in your paper last evening, signed by Thomas
tosh, 1 wish to emphatically deny the state
ment that I know certain parties would at'
tempt to rob the resldenco of ICev. Father
O'Reilly I had no knowledge of it until In
formed so by Officer Mullahey, when the sup
posed burglars had gone in that direction.
M. M. Foylk.
Shenandoah Deo. 20, 1890,
Cltliena itanillng Committee.
Amtetingof the Citisens Party Standing
Committee will be beld at No. 8 South Jar-
din street on Friday, 22nd Inst., at 7 p. 111
for the purpose of arranging to receive
names of candidates preparatory to tbo
spring election. By order of
Iatlfer hand grips at .Max Levit's.
Hall Clirlstmna Night.
The Elite Club will hold a ball In nubbins'
ball on Christmas night. Full orchestra with
piano accompan inent. 12-1 1-Ot
I'lioenlx Hoys to rrH(le.
At a meeting of the Phoenix II 0.10 Com
pany held last evening it was do iutd to
accept an invitation to parade with the
Rescue Hook and Ladder Company ou .New
Year s evening, prior to the latter's ball
the company will make its appearance on
the streets for the flrat time in their new
un forms. Thus far 170 members have been
furnished with them.
Why. pay others $3.00 dozen for Kodger
tablespoons and forks when you can buy
them at Urumm's for $2 50? Teaspooas at
A Irlnl to the Ladles.
Wo invito an Inspection by the ladles of
our latest arrivals in winter dress novelties
aud a call to obtain some of tbe latest biut
on "what to wear" and "how to wear it.'
Fashion's lato.it fads in black Peau de Soie
silks aud black Duchess satins are now dls
played on our counters. These goods would
make serviceable, as well as appropriate aud
appreciative Christmas gifts. 11. F. Gill's
dry goods store. 12-10 at
Special Special 1 1
A leather bat caso with a fashionable black
stiff hat. Our prlco Is ?2 for the outfit. Max
Mixtures from Scents a lb up at M I.
K-mmerer & Co-, tho loading manufacturing
confectioner, 33 North Main street. 12-1-lSt
Harry, two yoar old son of William Orme,
of South -Market alley, was soveroly scalded
on tbe nanus, arms and face this morning
When the child's mother was carrying a
wash boiler full of hot water one of the hand
les of the boiler broke and, as it fell, the
water was splashed upon tho-vhtlm. The
iujuries are not dangerous.
You can buy it at Ilriimni'g.
l'urposely for Christmas.
Eighteen cases of black and brown stiff
hats at 1 00. Guarantee iu stylo aud price.
.Max i.evH's. 12-18-3t
Charles E. Everhart and Mlsi Mary L.
Mowry, both of Shenandoah, were united In
marriage by Kev. Z. A. Yearlck, at the
Reformed church parsonage, 103 North
Jardin stteet, on tbe evening of the 10th
Dan. Hrennsn'a Attraction!.
Beginning ou Saturday, 23rd Inst., Frank
lin &. Moir, of Philadelphia, versatile come
dians and vocalists, will open a holiday en
gagement at Dan. Brennan'scafo. This team
Is a star attraction and renders all that is
new in the vaudeville world. Oo and hear
them, and enjoy yourself during the holi
X Nice Christmas Gift.
A half dozen of gentlemen's half hose.
The latest novelties from the cheapest to the
Quest. Max Levit's. 12-18 3t
Our solid gold rings are exactly to your
taste. Ellis Deull's, 123 South Main St. it
Devoratlng the 9torei.
The merchants of town are now busy dec
orating their stores for tho Christmas holi
days. Spruce is being liberally ured and
many of the decorations are very unique aud
pretty. Especially is this the case at the
Shenandoah drug store and Max Levit's.
A Clirlntmas Tree For 20 Out
and up. Jacob Hcutz'u. Main aud Uo.il Sts
Workmen are engaged In remodelinz the
front of tbe building occupied by the First
National Bank, The new windows will be
morn narrow than the old ones and tbe frame
work will have a greater height from the
pavement. The transoms above the door
and windows will be arranged so that they
may be used as ventilators
For fashionable hats tho right ulace Is at
Max Levit's. j2.is-3t
Ilonilt Kor Male.
Two hundred dollars first mortgage five
per cent, bonds for sale. Anply ut 34 Hist
Oak street, Shenandoah, Pa. 12 IQ-tf
t,urn5 Murphy and Welsh Went (0 Jail
ANOTHER IDENTIFICATION MADE
TEoms Holden visits the Lockup nd
Identities Welsh as One or the Three
Men Who Beat and Robbed
Him and His wire t
It Is believed that by the arrests msde In
town yeatenlsy in connection with the rob
bery of Jonas Hummel, tbe Klngtown far
nier. a tracer has be-n struck to tbe gang
which nas perpetmteil several. If not most,
of tho robberies which have takeu place in
mis lowa ami vicinity rr smim time past
the Hummel and Holden caeesare tile most
atrociou". that have hceu reported in this
vicinity in Mime time, as they were aggra
vates uy brutal treatment of tho victims and
savored of the border desperado type of
crime mere is only one redeeming cir
cumstanre In favor of the perpetrators, and
mai is tnelr retraining from using their
drawn revolvers to sboot their victims. As
tbe case standu, the circumstance are mii-h
that the partiis. If convicted, will be severely
ueait wmi ny a court. This was indicated by
a remark nude by a promineut official at
Pottsville to-day, who said, ' Koblwries have
Deooiue so rrequent in and about Shenandoah
tnat icsldeuts of I'ottsvillo are Inclined to be.
Itnna !... ... . . 1 .
...a, reiiituBiurs nave almost in
open field. Thi court has not failed to note
mo course or events, and I believe that If tb
iiummel case is rattened ou the prisoners
uniugiu lojaii to-day a punishment will be
nictcd to them that will have a atluUry ef
fect upon others. lam not speaking officially,
butsimrly reflect sentiments I have heard
expressed concerning the condition of affairs
Tils morning Constable Tallesln l'hll.ips
and Policemen Hand and Uraltis took
Michael Burns, John Welsh and James
iinrpny to thi Pottsville jail, under the
commitment made yesterday by Justice Shoe-
malter In the Hummel case. Each oflicer
.wok charge of oue Drimnr ilntlnc tb.
journey. No handcuffs were used and none
of the prisoners attempted to give any
irounie. Alt the prisoners persist in their
declarations of inuoceuce, notwithstanding
me positive nieniincatlons made by Hummel
and his children at the hearlne voterdifp
Murphy bai told three different stories as to
bow he became possessed of the revnlvar
which has been identified as the property of
It was tho opinion of tho authnrillo.
terday that the robbery which took place at
me nouso 01 inomas llolden at Turkev Run
last Sunday night was the work of the same
gang tuai robbed Hummel. Tho males of
entry and perpetration of the crimes were al
miftt Identical Following this theorv th
authorities b -ought Mr. Holdeu to town last
night. He was taken to the lockup to see
me inree prisoners. ,Vhen Burns and
siurpny were presented before Holden be
railed to Identify them, but as Welsh sterjDed
from his cell Holden exclaimed, with a mix
ture of humor and and anger, "Ho! hoi mo
laddy buck, you're not in your old Kentucky
nome now, you . Hold that man,
otlicer; he's one of them."
Mr. Holden then stated that he was posi
tive mai h eisn was one or tbe turee men
who beat and robbed his wife aui himself at
their home last Sunday ulght. He added
that, while the search for plunder was in
progress, Welsh was singing "My old Ken
tucky Home " Mr. Holden was not feeling
wen last u if lit and could not romain iu town
long enough to enter prosecution against
Wolsb, but said he would attend to the
matter in time for the next term of court.
A lot of knives worth from 7flo to $1.00
reduced to 50 cents for this week o"ly at
Cnat, CapeK, Carpets
aud o'l cloths cheaper than elsewhere
Christmas goods and blankets. Wo guarantee
the best value for tbo mouey. A clearaneo
sale of underwear. Come at once,
12-15-8t P. J. Mo.VAOUAy.
All Aril. tic Cabinet 1'liulo Calendar
r ree, to every purchaser at the Grand
Uuiou lea Company's storo 13 10-20-21
SreUlug lllgbla of Way.
The Town Council of Pottsville met last
evening and the Anthracite Telephone Com
pany and tho rostal 'telegraph Company
were represented by uuarles A, Snyder,
tsq., and J W. Malloy, respectively. These
companies seek admission to the town and
will likely be successlul, Inasmuch as the
Schuylkill Telephone Company was granted
right or way at a previous meeting. A num
ber of Shenandoah people are the Incorpora
tors of the Authraclte Company.
A Iloy' Coaster
Given away, free, with every pound of
Grand Union Baking Powder, At the Grand
Uuiou Tea Company's Store. 13-10-20-21
Loave your order for Holly Wreaths, etc..
at Shenandoah Drugstore, 12-10-3t
The Mlnlalrrs Meet.
The meeting of tbe Ministerial Association
of this county, at Pottsville yesterdav, was
well attended, among those present being
Kev. W. II. Stewart, Wm. Penn, wto acted
as secretary. The meeting was very inter
esting, the program as published in these
columns being carried out. The next meet
ing will bo held at Mahanoy City.
Turkeys, Incks and Geese tllren Away.
Beginning to-night and during this entire
week turkeys, ducks aud geese will be si veil
away, free, at Tim. O'Brien's cafe, Go there
and secure, your poultry for your Christmas
dinner, free. 12-10-St
Celebrated Swit's Cjnde glove fitting un
derwear at Max Levit's. No advance In
Marriage liceusea were issued yesterday as
follows: Harry E. Williams, of Hegins
township, and Mrs Lizzie Carl, of Gratz;
Francis I. Coleman and Clara V. Holdeman,
both of Hegins towuiblp.
Heavy fleece lined underwear, shirts or
drawers. Our price 3S cents. Max Levlt. 3t
Dauce to (lend Dance Music,
There is none bettor than that of the
Schley orchestra. Attend their dance at
Robblus opera house to-morrow night. The
lest people attend. 12-20-lt
A Uoll'a IlHmmock
Free, with every pound of Grand Union
Baking Powder, at the Grand Union Tea
Company's Store. tf
Curiums a. J Upotry covers at Davison's
A PKW rKATl'IM.
In "A Country Merchant." beside tbe
pretty play ItMlf. might be mentUned oomi
eal antic of the "A Oaantry Men-bant''
quartette, the ludicrous "Hub Trio," tbe
deep 1mm of Arthur Snow, the rich soprano
ol MerceiU Rsmonde, tbe risque daacee ef
tbe IrresisUble young swbrette. Mlm I.lllie
Havre, with which she punctnates her latest
niu io say that she holds her audience
spell-bound would be using a mild phrase.
Fnu and comedy Is tbo order of things in
' A Country Merebsnt" and Mr Celm has
certainly succeeded Iu placing before the
(Ublle an entertainment that Is proviBg
highly satisfactory n every particular. No
painstaking theatre goer can afford to rules
"A Country Merchant." At Ferguson's
"THK WORLD AQAINST HI."
Agnes Wallace Villa, in Frank Harvey's
tear-drawing, heart-rendering Melodrama of
English country and city life. "The World
Against Her" Is vastly different from tbe
average emotional melodrama of tbe prment
day. The story is of a wife placed In a
questionable light, through no fault ef her
own; the iodlvnation of her husband, who
easts her off; her lonely struggle for ex
lstnco and battle to prove her innocence,
and the final triumph ol right aud jut4ce
over villalnly. It Is played by a strong
cast. St Louis Call. At Ferguson's theatre
Friday evening, Dec. W.
Just the thing for a Xmas present to tbe
Ki-il1 II18-c1 inkf,1.',h P j
. . .. . ;
' Hl muram
lte.iiiclug the counts- iirbi.
The County Commissioners have ddli I
to liquidate f 40,000 of the temporarr loam I
certificates orfHO.OOO each being held by the
First National Bauk, of Tamsqua, and the
Merchants' National Bank, of Shenandoah.
The present Board of Commissioners have
msibj an excellent record. When they
assumed office on April ltth, 1M)S. the tem
porary loins aggregated 9,ooo. By strict
economy and the uso of business methods
this sum has been reduced to $73,000 During
the present year, for tho first time in many
years, no temporary loans were executed.
The affairs of the county this year have been
conducted at a cost of f 70.090 less than
Boger teaspoons, $1.00 per doaen, Swalm's.
Chatter ror Little Folks.
A story book. 280 pages and 360 lllustm.
tlons, free, itli every pound of Grand Union
llakliig Powder. At the Grand Union Tea
Com pany's store. 15-10-90 21
Opening of the U. ot 1 Museum.
Special to Evanms Hkkalii.
Philadelphia, Dec. 20. This afternoon the
Free Museum of Science aud Art of the Uni
versity of Pennsylvania was formally opened
by the trustees The statue of Dr. William
Pepper was presented aud Mr. J. Hill Martin
gave the trustees a medical diploma of his
grandfather, who was graduated from the
University July 3rd, 1766.
How would a gold mounted fountiln nn
do for a Xmas gift? Brumm has something
new and good In fountain pens. 12-18-tf
We do insist on the purity of our confec
tionery. M. L. KemmererA Co. 12-t-lSt
Naval Recruits Sail.
Special to Kyexikci Herald.
San Francisco, Dec. 20. Cantain Hlnek.
linger, commander of the naval recruiting
station in the Masonic Temple, in Chicago,
enusiea inirty landsmen for tbe cruiser Hart-
rord. which left San Francisco to-dar in
charge of Commander John H. Haw ey for a
year's trip around the world.
Splendid fhrlstmas gifts in jewelry. Ellis
Deull's, 123 South Main street. 12-20-lt
If the Avrrage nift lluyer
Knew how much pleasure isderivedbr see
ing our array of faucy umbrellas, plain and
nne embroidered handkerchiefs, nurses and
linens, a visit to our store would be the re
sult. We always aim to have our stock ac
companied with prires whore your pocket
oooic can reach them, and at the same time
meet with your own ideas. It. F. Gill's dry
goods store. 12-111 2t
Never rip overalls, full weight aud size. 35
ceuts. Buy them at Max Levit's. I2.is.nt
Solid gold rings, no greater selectlou in
town and no place that bar more satisfactory
prices than at Orkin's jewelry store. 18-5t.
Severely Wounded at Manila.
John Dolan, a former resident of Moioa,
who enlisted at Uazleton for the Philinnlne
service, has beou severely Injured iu a fight
near Htiiocan. Word has been received by
bis friends that his condition was critical at
the time the news was sent.
Our silk aud linen handkerchiefs is lan?e
and complete. Max Levit's. 12-18-3t
Mr. llroivu a Candidate,
The contest for the nomination for Chief
Burgess, by the Citizens party. Is becomlne
Interesting aud the list of candidates lsgwe.ll
iug almost dally. Tbe latest to announce
himself is David Brown, of the Second ward,
whose card will be found In another column.
Mr Brown was a candidate for the office
three years ago, is a man of large acauaint.
auce and has been a resident of Shenandoah
many years. His friends are already active
in bis behalf.
We are never undersold. Brumm. tf
The best place in town to buy clothinir.
Harry Levit's, next door to M. C. Watson's
The Urania at Ceutralia.
Lasteveniug the St. Ignatius Dramatic
Company presented the dranu, "Krin Go
Hrach" at Centralis and was w I tossed by a
large audieuce. The company Includes
Thomas Quigley, Thomas McDonald. John
Clarke, Antbouy Conway, Patrick Ty. Miss
Katbryn Foy, Miss Elizabeth Grant. Miss
Margaret Curry and Patrick Qulgley. A
special feature was Cleary and Kehoe, tbe
star buck and wing dancers. The company
was assisted by tbe St, Ignatius band and or.
Clocks, silver novelties, and silverware.
solid gold riugs aud watches, musical Instru
ments, etc., at Orkin's jewelry store. 5t
Wxldron will be Here.
P. G. Waldron, the great Canadian horse
shipper, will be at O'Hara's stables, Shenan
doah, on Friday, December 22ud. with two
carloads of horses, tho finest lot he ever
shipped to this vicinity. The lot will con
sist of gray, black, sorrel and; bay teams,
heavy draught horses aud single drivers of
the very best kind. As Mr. Waldron has
sold a great number of horses here he knows
Just what suits ths market. II you need a
horse or team for working, drivinxorgeneral
purposes, yon should not fall to attend this
sale. Eieh and every horse must he gold to
the highest bidder. Remember the dabs and
place, O'Hara's livery, Friday, December
22nd, at one o'clock, ralu or sblue. Terms
C'blldreu't kid gloves at Max Lkvit . 3t
To Be Enlisted For the South Af-'
IMPERIAL YEOMANRY CALLED.
Tlii'lr Ciirnllrit stmiKth mr Itenrhrs
birr TVli Tltfillsllllil Un p .N'rsrrr
lli-rn Cnlti-it I i.oii llrf.irr I'or W'r
Si-rt liMVoliinti--rft I6iittitialntl
Ixmiitm, Dec. 80. The government
ha ut last ronaented to mobilise a
force, which General Iluller la credited
with having demanded all alonn aa an
essential of success In South Africa,
namely. 10.000 mounted Infantry. This
morning the war office Issued an order
to the effect that tbe government had
decided to raise for South Africa a
mounted Infantry force, to be called
"Imperial yeomanry," and to be re
cruited from yeomanry', volunteers and
civilians (toesesslng the requisite nuall
flcationa. Knltstment will be for one
year, or during tbe continuance of the
war. The men must be between 20 and
' 35 yearn of age. Officers and men are
I to provide their own horses and to
wr neutral tint cloth shooting Jack
0t8 not necessarily uniform, felt hats,
breeches and gaiters. All must be
good riders and marksmen.
The same order Invites every volun
teer mglment that Is linked with a
regular battalion serving at the front
to supply a full company, which will
take the place of the mounted Infantry
of the regiment.
The arrangements are expected to
result In a considerable force. The
enrolled strength of the yeomanry
forces, which originated In the trouble
some period of the French revolution
Is now 10.433. 1 heir services have
never before been called for in war.
The lord mayor of London, Alfred
isewion, ib raising and equipping a
force of a thousand volunteers among
the city corps. The large city firms
are contributing the necessary expen
Colonel Sir Charles Howard Vincent,
commandant of the queen's Westmlns-
I ter volunteers, has also offered to raise
, a regiment of a thousand picked
I The enthusiasm of volunteer enllst
! ments continues, and promises to give
. the governmeut ample material.
I A press dispatch from Chieveley
camp sas: me relief column con
tinued Its advance from Chl-jveiey
oarly yesterday. Intending to aseall the
Boer positions, which were known to
be very strong to the westward and
northwest of Colenso. During the two
preceding days the Boers had allowed
themselves to be bombarded without
condescending to reply with a single
shot. They further gave half an
hour's opening yesterday without an
exchange, when suddenly they belch
ed out a stream of fire from all their
entrenchments, beside opening a fear
ful cannonade with all their quirk
firing and siege guns, which were
posted from end to end of their po
sitions. When their presence and
actual positions had been determined
the British naval brigade commenced
shelling all the ridges north of the
town with marvelous accuracy.
At this time the artillery attached to
General Hart's division waB busy
among the entrenchments on the hills
on the BrltUh left, under cover of
which the Irish Infantry brigade
maroliPd out iu xtended order to cross
the river and attack. Undoubtedly
aiming at this battery, the Boers sent
several shells near the ambulance
train, which was forced to change Its
While this was transpiring tho field
artillery on the right were buss shell
ing the ridges of the Boers' left flank,
their excellent practice attracting tho
nttent!onx)f the Boers, who retaliated
with a scathing fire, almost demolish
ing all the guns and stampeding the
gun carriage and limber horses.
The Boers excuse themselves for fir
ing on the stretcher bearers by assert
ing that two squads of the Connaught
Hangers took cover under the civilian
bearers of the tied Cross, and that
this act drew tho Boer Are, three being
killed and several wounded.
Special reports regarding the fight
ing at the Tugola river are still filter
ing through, but all the newspapers
complain t lint these are severely cen
sored, and It la still Impossible to get
nn accurate iden of the battle. From
the latest accounts, however, It ap
pears that General Buller was in per
The ltest I'llllnc Clollilflir
Is to be bad at Harry Levit's, 34 North Main
llent) Tin mi Hell T-trihnr .
Columbus. O., Dec. 20. By a de
cision of the supreme court yesterday
a new method ot tax valuation far
reaching In Its effect will be establish,
ed In Ohio. The deeion directly af
fects the telephones of the Bell com
pany, which are held to oe taxable at
their rental value, estimated at J233
each. Instead of their actual cost. 3A0
each. The suit was brought by the
attorney general through a friendly ar
rangement between the auditor of
state and W. II. Halllday, auditor of
Davison's stoves and ranges give the best
satisfaction. Try them.
To the Smoker.
How will a box of 2 Henry W. Sage cigars
hit you for a X-mas present ? Shenandoah
Drug Store. U-ltl at
S.ii-ct'hhVur llo) SlrlUsra.
Sli.nuokln. P Three hundred min
ers al Colbert colliery had to stop
work Monday afternoon, owing to the
slate pickers going on strike for au
advance in wages of from 3.25 to $t.T
per week. A committee of boys con
ferred with the officials, and yesterday
the latter granted the Increase asked
for, whereupon the strike was declared
;ff and work was resumed.
.V CtirUtmaa Souvenir,
An artistic cabinet photo calendar, printed
in rich colors and holding three photographs,
will be given away, free, to every pur
chaser at the Grand Uuiou Tea Company's
Store Tbe handsomest souvenirs yet pre
DEATHS AND FUNERALS
Vrewlogy llrMfa f 1 bis ami Other
Thwh. uf tfce C'-mnMy,
The hiraml or Arthur, sua of Joswpb asd
Kate WattohsMMe, took; place tbts afteractM.
from the fatally raanr on Month Main
street. IwlwwtHit ms made io the Udd
Pel laws' etsMMrr,
Mrs Jail tVaWtoa ri.ed at her bean
Craig's psteb. sMMr Xafc.noy City, last night.
In her 7Mh year, after an I line of tare
lays. SsHibiSstrvlTssdr aii children. Tb
funeral will taks) star., u Friday tMralsg
aaal lukmnsut wi I 1 made at MassT
Karlss. H yvaraM sUuahter of John Mar
Mb, of MatwtHty City -bed yetur lay from
Mmbraaeottt cramp. The funeral will take
A tlf ra i rnta rosoived hens this morala
suaon neing tbo rfoxta of Henry ShMfler, a
former resident or town, at Pi It soar Mr.
Shavtfer was 57 yoan iM He bsd suffered
for airtne time from tkrttht's disoaao. The!
MrririagcSIMreoar Mrs (Jeorge P.wkk.
of WilmitisitoM. IM, Mrs. T. J. BrMishall,
of town, a id Mlta llattix .HliaerTer. residlns!
at 1'itlabnnjr Mr. ShnelTrr was manager of
II H . Keltar'a store Iu darn for several yetua
an. moved to Ilttadlirg two years ag laat
August I., eiigate in a larger menautile Meld.
P tni sutler IXsnM Hedea. brotber-ib-law of
the dfeaud, Mt Iowa this morning for
PlUatwrg, to assist in making tbe funeral
arraurerjxnU. Tim remains will be brought
to Town for iototaaent in the Odd Fellows'
cemetery. Anoooaoaraent of the arrange
menu will bo mad to-iaorrow.
A carload ef rockets at Itavlaon'a.
THE BOYS WITH THE VOICES.
Kvrrytlilng r-w but the Names- Morns
Mart. Fnhey has spared mi expense in secur
ing the alove named --, I .-r ri,.-r -,. I.te of
lua ont'a Mioasrstfc, I'bi .. Iphia. and the
patrons of Mr, fWkey'a sal m will be givu
a treat. Songs of the liight-at order can be
heard. pj 20 n
Among- Our Ktrhaegra.
The Tamaciua Ileolster. a eklv mibllra.
tiou. celebrated Its first velouie on Saturday
The Register is a credit to it publishers.
1 here are runisrs that the Miuen' Journal
will change management asain befora tlu.
first of tbe year.
the issue of tbe Asbl-od Ttleeram on
Mlursiay was a holiday edition, wit a bean
Mini souvenir colore! cuer The eight
pages were marten ny Interesting readme:.
Ilrotber Tiley is to bc'eoogratolated
1 he publishers of tbe di y papers of the
county will probably form an organisation
tor mutual protection.
Huyler's candy In baskets.
prettier. Shenandoah Driu More.
Hot Itnllvray Competition.
-Special to Kvekiho lltiuu
ovisuinii, ra , use zii Arguments wort
heard to-day un tho Ihjuartion uruceedman.
against the Erie Hallway b tbe new Anthra
cite coal operators' road. Tbe Krie baa long
enjoyed a ruouoply of thta traffic at good
rates Recently the Kingston and Delaware
Valley Kailrond. which is to connart th KeU
ana vtyouilug alloy road with tidewater,
begau construction of their line in th. v.11..
of tbe sbitd.ntd Delaware and Hudson
canal bed. The Erie Ilailnay of late has
ueen using this canal bed for dumping rock
and asbes and the injunctaan proveediugt ari
lor me purpose or stopping this.
HEEcii.tM'riixs fiFJmachand liver ills.
Keep Time With Cbrlstiima.
Clocks In porcelain. I'hma. Imiim on4
wood. Good tinie-kcopers and lowest ol
prices are Christ mas Iml
jewelry store, next door to tbe Matntrotl
olotbing house. 12.1s.at
T..1... e ,, ...
..u.o iai iy. me well lliown at hlil- r
Jianauoy uty. while rraaiuin- foot hall
yesieruay, fell aud sprained bis left leg at
mo aneeao tudly that It in n-., ...
auisi niru Dome.
l'atrick Courtney, acod li veaes -hll. .
turuiug from work at Tuimel Ridge colliery
yesicraay alternoon, fell an I fractured the
luumnoi uis right baud.
Oo-ChMb Given Awajr.
L. D. Davison, tho North Mam .1.1 ft,.
niture dealer, will give away a go-cart, free
to every purohasei from u. until Christ-
""a. inis is an cleirant . i i.orinntie
,if uuuae-wne loaecurus vehicle. M4t
I.onn Association to A mi.
At a meeting of the dim-ton of th.
People's liuilding and I.t Asuwiatinn ri
Girardville, it was decided to annoier an
assiguse. It is said the sh.tige. which will
amount to about SlS.000 was inal 1..
forcing out free shares suae time ago aud
paying out more monev than had W
earned. This is the seeoud ssxh lation of this
aina in inat town to go under within a year.
Easels and screens In profui..uat Davison's
The W.y to llur a list.
KorCbrUtmas. Come to nor atom with Lhj
gentleman's proper site of hat, bis weight
neignt aud age. and w ll auannix ...
give you a hat suitable to the wearer. Max
It's a wise tongue that r. rounds to norr
oandy. Try your tongue 00 our line. M. L
kemmerer & Co. 12-t-lst
Hvery Man to Ills Trade.
From Tamaqua Courier.
The Schuylkill Couutr Mmi.teiUi Aaao-
eiation has formed a law-and-ordur society to
subdue speak-easlea Tho Sbu..ndoah N'ewn
says the object of the association is to "bleed"
the saloonkeepers. Wonder if that journal
fears for Its business?
Come nml sr )Iimii.
Dressed fat turkeys, iw. ducks and
chickens. Choice ruu fjei'. laiub, pork
and veal. Full line of siuatie.1 meats, fv.-.
nd butter. At tkuser's.
Da n't pttrehase your Xhias mft
see Brumm's stock and aittfhi-, uricos.
Store Hoom for Kent,
April 1st, 11)00, now ocausied l.v vnV-
Sabmldt, lid North Jlsln wreet. Annlv at
KUKK T.UMCItrM TO-MQUT,
Steal lunch to-ulgbt. Mllod beef and
dressing to nioriow morning,
Cold lunch to-night. Tomato soun to.
Clam soup will be served, free, to all n..
Sour krout, pork aud mashed nntaLnAa t,
egetable soup to-night.
Let Us Suggest
For a CHRISTMAS Gift
We also feature a splendid line uf
fine laundered coloted shirts.
DO YOU WANT A HAT
For Christmas to i in prove
your appearance ? Our
styles and prices are both
right and correct.
COSNEfl Mi IN AND CEHTRE STHEETS.
COME AND BE MERRY WITH US.
Se tke Mis. some are sleeping, others wide
awike. Twins are here, Dressed Dolls,
Kid Dolls, All Kinds of Dells, 5c. up.
Dressed Doll from 33c up.
Tree Ornaments, gold and, silver.
Colored Berries & Fancy shapes.
Lametta Bags, ic each.
Candles and Holders.
Lamps for Christmas Yards.
Harmonicas, 3c. up.
Piauos, 35c, 48c, 74c, oSc,
Mettllophoties, Drums, 19c, 39c,
Wash Sets table, wringer, wash
board, etc., ioc up.
Books, finely colored illustra
Blocks, 3c, oc.
Fifty Blocks in a box, ioc.
Iron Toys, endless variety, 7c up
Engine and Cars, ioc to 98c.
Mechanical Toys, latest novelty.
Trunks, Wagons, Horses, Car
Animals of all kinds ic up.
Games, a large assortment from
5c, to $2.98.
Swings, Beds, Cradles, Banks.
Toilet Sets, Manicure Sets, Shav
ing Set, Work Boxes, Can
nou's Toilet Waters and Per
fumery , Handkerchief Boxes.
Silk Umbrellas sterling silver
tips on horn & ivory handles.
COMFORTABLE ROOKING CHAIRS AT
DDCCCWTC I a11 kinds. Foot
r II CO t ll I O I Stools, all prices .
New goods just
FRICKE'S CARPET STORE,
10 South Jardin Street.
MEW country dried if
fc 1 N cherries and apples. 1
Peaches, Eggs Plums,
Lemon Peel and Citron.
Flavoring: Extracts, Spices.
TRY nAQARCJLE'S OWN nPiNn
26 EAST CENTRE STREET
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