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HUYLER'S AFRESH CANDIES, Delicious. Prepared of the best muterials No stale goods here. We sell tbem too fast. Shenandoah Drug Store, 3 South Main St., Shenandoah. Telephone Connection. HOOKS & BROWN. Reduction on any three one dollar maga zines ordered until January 1st, 1900. Maybe sent to separate ad dresses if de sired. UivWixsviitl'ibil'Utvi'tlvkUitbYlfife HOOKS & BROWN. You Can't Make a Mistake In holiday bur in tr for Your men friends. You can't make a mistake rhenYoueet them Suspenders In boxes, Neckwear Gloves, lined and unllned. Sweaters. Hon dkerchlefs. l- tincy Mbirts, 31 un lets, Suit Cases, Mackintoshes. Um brellas and Night sturta. Portz Bros., 24- North Main Street. It Pays Us To deal squarely and to repre sent our goods just as they are. IT WILL PAY YOU To see our holiday jewelry. We are rievotinp- SDecial atten i o I tion to our display of WATCHES, CHAINS, OR RINGS This year special values await you Wasted money never comes back We don't want you to waste any at our store. If you have eye troubles, etc., we will examine and tell you just what you need, free. Thos. Buchanan, Jeweler and Optician, No. 118 South Main Street Holiday Preparations. ffl IfV ftfpft fl flVf 1 P 1 1 Prunes, California Peaches, Citron, Lemon Peel, Orange Peel, All Kinds ot Nuts. Fine boneless White Codfish 70 per pound' oiacjceiei, ou uu up. Lire and dressed poultry. Big atock at wuoiesaie price. E3. A. Friedman, 213 W. Centre St.; Two door below MulJ''jdJrr. II PER PENT laa bum. s PITHY POINTS. ItM'tomlng TlirnilRliont Die Vi try Chronlnloil for llxnty I'drumtl. Thu ncnslon board mnt at. P.itt.olll.. tenlay. This Ifllolv Inni-nnt.' tVitr In tl... 1,,,..1. enleuilar. Tbo Jnnliartf fnt-ni ,f r,rttit,n1 ..... .M1 lieRln next Monday. There Is a balance in tlin trramirr nf l'ottsville's School Hoard nf fte.nnn.nn. The IrpnA Mvnrn f'nnnintw n)a. a tfnU..t. opera liouso, Mulianoy City, next wcok. ucauuiui uesiwis in wall rmner at, Carilln's. 8 and 0 cents per roll. Call ami sm, them, tf The annual dance of the Ashland I! of I'lks took nlaco at Ashland last nvnnW The Tilt silk mill at l'oltavllln ,..111 r,,, work noxt Tuesday, after a wcok's snsi.cn. slon. Pftruicr Christian Orooh. York OOUIlty. WUH killfill liv n. full ifnwii stnlrs. Work on tha tiYillov Eiuton and Naaareth will he commenced next inntii. Although 101 VMI-n nlil l!..,.l.i,l., t'n.,1 f Hourlug Creek, near Danville, works steadily at his trade of shoemakliii!. The United Hrrtlirpn n1iiiri.li nf H1..,l kill Haven will hn rn.nnntimt inl u., after repairs aud Improvements. ' l'latlS Were outlined at a mmmlll ...t iu ! yostorday to raise funds tnr th r.,..,i Cat irtln Monumont. at llellefonte. In n tho lock-up at Wllkosharro yesterday, ver Huport, a painter, committed suicide cutting his throat with a razor. i daughter nf Mr ami u,. wim.... Ollv by i A McQuall, of I'ottsville, took tho final vows at tho Convent of Visitation. Wll to-day. ' J . S. Myors, of Gordon, who has been a iCtiotl band uo the Pannqvlvnntu l?fUnnl for fifty years, coes on the retlrnil is ,i, 31st iust. The managers of the PnmovWo i n,.. taunua decided vnstnrilav tn hd, I not ...... mer'g assembly at Mount Gretna from July S uuiii augusi a. Michael Corcoran, nf Mntmt rrmnl oa yesterday appointed jail warden by the new ueinocrauc uoara ot uounty Commissiouors of Northumberland. Ex-Jury Commissioner Millard Johnson, if Clearfield countv. rh the jury panel for December court, was yes. terday admitted to hail in the sum of flOOO. Thomas Haley, of Girardville, will next week take charge of the Philadelphia and Reading teWmnh nflirn nf. T.fW a. i.A a....- cessorof George Thomas who will go to New York. Andrew Flinn. formerly SnnprvUnr nn thn Ashland ilivlai charge of the construction of a line of rail- roau in Massachusetts. The Lehigh and Wilkesbarre Coal Company ,nd the Silver Rronlc Onul Pnmnnnv t.uataP. , I"- JWJIV." aay notified their employes in the Uazlctou icgiuu oi au auvance oi a percent, in their wages. PERSONAL MENTION. Miss Annie Young, of Uazleton. spent the day here. Michael Casey, of Philadelphia, is visiting friends in town. Martin Larkin, of Shamokin, was a visitor to town yesterday. Mrs. Charles Biencman. of South Bethle- hem. is a visitor to town. Miss Lidie Parrott, of Philadelphia, is visiting relatives in town. W. E. Stein, of Mlncrsville. was a truest of relatives in town to-day. Mrs. K. I. Brown spent last eveninc with ber parents at Girardville. John G, Thumm has returned from a visit to his parents at Allentown. Mrs, August Carls this morninc presented her husband with a" baby boy. ltoss Glover has gone to HarrUbure to spend the remainder of his vacation, v'j James Mcliale has been added tn the clerical force at Kirlin'8 drug store. Itev. A. H. Snyder, of Easton. is spending a few days visiting relatives In town. Mr. and Mrs. William Bashore. of Trenton. N. J., are tho guests of relatives here. Miss John McGlnty, of Tamaqua, spent yesterday in town as the guest of friends. Edgar Hummel, "eputy Sheriff of Dauphin county, is being eu.. . ained by P. W. Houck. Miss i'earl UImp, of McAdoo, is visitlnc the family of Abram Yost, on East Coal street. Miss Mary Burke, of Philadelphia, is visit- ing Mark Burke and family, on West Centre street. Mr. and Mrs. Daniel J. Thomas, of Maba- noy City, were among the attendants at Ferguson's theatre last evening. J. Herr, of Hughesville, is being enter tained by Mi3S Maggie Levino, at her residence, on South Main street. Miss Ida Thomas, who has been in Phila delphia the past six months, is visiting ber parents, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Thomas, in town. A. J. Bobbins left town to-day for Potts ville. After spending a few days there he will go to Philadelphia,' to continue his course In law at the University of Pennsyl vania. Buy Koy.il Patent Flour. It is the best in tho market. Boston Factory Shoe Store HAS THE Largest Stock, Best Stock, Best Values. In Men's, Boys', Ladies', Misses' and Children's Foot wear to be seen for the holi days anywhere in town. Our Prices Complete Every Sale. BOSTON mm SHOE STORE, 27 South Main Street. Shenandoah, Pa. I. SPONT, PROP. FOUR DOORS ABOVE POST OFFICE. What You Need For the Holidays. We are prepared to supply you with your holiday iieedv. ou may need many goods and here Is the place you can get them for less money than any where else. See our Groceries, Poultry, Live and Dressed Tiuck. ALL KINDS. This Is where to buy to eave your money from Being equanuereu. 233 West Centre Street. ICacp yoursclvas up to concert pitch by taking BEECH AEf SPILLS 10 cents and 25 cents, at all drug stores. GIRARDVILLE. Col. P. II. Monaghan is seriously 111 at Ills home oti Glrard nvenuo. Lincoln J. Carter's play, "Tho Heart of Chicago," will appear in the Palaco theatre on Friday night. Thomas Craven, a private In Co. K Heavy Artillery, U. S. A., Is spending the holidays with his parents on A street. Miss Theresa Donahoe, of the Medico Chlrurgical College, Philadelphia, is homo for tho holidays. Harry Taylor, of Philadelphia, is a guest of his mother on Glrard avenue. Thomas Sargent, of Philadelphia, is visit ing his father on Parker street. Joseph Hope, a student of Glrard College, Philadelphia, is home for the holidays. James Birmingham, of New York, is spend ing tho holidays with his parents. Frank Maley, of Shenandoah, transacted business in town to-day. P.J. Donnelly was iu Ashland to-day. The many friends of Mrs. Coopor, of Wild Cat, will bo pleased to hear that elio is con valescent from a very sovero attack of grippe. Felix Lafferty, of Now York, is spending tho holidays with his mother, on Second street. David Lavclla, of Philadelphia, is homo for tho holidays. P. J. Fcoley, of Shenandoah, spent a pleasant hour among the fair sox laBt even ing. Everybody should attend tho entertain ment at tho fair held In the basement of the St Joseph Catholic cnurch to-morrow even ing. Some of the best talent of the county will entertain you, and some very valuable articles will be disposed of, Edmund Kenny has returned to Now York after spending Christmas with his family on Second street. Miss Mao M. Grady, postal clerk at the Mayficld post office, Is a guest of M. E. Kll ker, on Second street, Thomas H. Kilker, of Now York, is spend ing the holidays with his parents on Second street. A Suspicious Act. On Tuesday uigbt, shortly before 12 o'clock, two strange men entered William Cancierius' saloon, on East Centre street, and ordoied two drinks. After drinking they sat down by the stove with the proprietor and began to talk of recent robberies. Sud denly one of the men said to Cancierius : "How would you like it If a burglar would draw a revolver, put it to your nose, and say 'Hands up !' What would you do?" At the same time the man pulled a revolver from his pocket. Tho proprietor rushed towards the stranger and his wife came downstairs with hatchet in hand. On seeing tho woman, the stranger made a rush for the door and escaped down Centro street His pal remained and asked for another dr'nk, but was refused. He then attempted to entice Cancierius to Justice Shoemaker's office, saying he haa three men arrested for robbery. It is supposed that soveral other pals were in waiting in Market alley to attack and rob Cancierius. Ho refused to go and the stranger left the place Deeds Recorded. Tho following deeds were recorded at Pottsvllle yesterday : From treasurer of Schuylkill county to County Commissioners, premises tn Ilegius township ; from County Comfli'tEioners to Ashen Graver, premises in Uegins township j from Frank Helm et ux. to Eliz K. Hepler, premises in Eldred town ship ; from Patrick Ford to Mary Stanton, premises in Girardville ; from W. S. Gutter man et al. to L. C. & N. Co., premises iu Port Carbon : from Anna End to w. A. Eeese, premises in St. Clair ; from Amelia and Paul Bock to G. B. Bock, premises in New King' gold ; from the same to seme, premises in East Brunswick township. Opposed to the Movement, All the Shenandoah merchants are opposed to the movement begun in Congress for the enactment of what is known as the parcels postlaw, by which it would bo possible for the big department Btores in the city to send large quantities of goods through the mails at mucli less cost than it would take to ship tbem by freight or express. The enactment of this law would rain the county merchants who are united in opposition to it. Cantata To-morrow Kiglit, A treat is in store for all who attend the cantata in the Calvary Baptist church to morrow ovening. Tho cantata has been well prepared and Is entitled ''Shepherds of Long Ago." The first part Is adapted lor the younger children and the second will bo rendered by the older scholars, In connection with the choir. All friends, who are not members of tho school, will be charged fifteen cents admission, but each one present will be presented with a box of good candy. State Convention Aurll 25. RAniihllmn KtAtA Chairman Headnr vnatpr. day issued the call for the noxt Bepublican stato convention, which is to be held at ITn rrlchnri Anril An nmlltnr ffpnprjil aod two candidates forCouressman-at-Laigo are to be nomiuaicn. Obituary. Mrs. Barbara Kelser, mother of John B. Keiser, of Mahanoy City, died yesterday at Allentown, aged 70 years. The funeral will take place at Allentown to-morrow. Granted a Tension, Among the pensions granted at tho depart ment at Washington yesterday was one fur John H. Davies, of Girardville, for ?8 per mouth. Special Council Meeting. The Borough Council will hold a special meeting to-night to hear reports of the finance committee aud arrange for the re demption of bonds aud other financial afiaire. Working Night and Day. The busiest and mightiest little thing that ever was made is Dr. King's New Life Pills. Every pill is a sugar-coated globule oh health, that changes weakness into strength, listle6s ness into energy, brain-fag into mental power. They're wonderful in building up the health. Only 25c per box. Sold by A. Wasley, Took Carliollo Acid !y Mlntuke. Trenton, Dec. 28. Mrs. Anna O. Eno, a widow, whose husband was at one time a select councilman of Phila delphia, died at her home here yes terday from the effects of a quantity of carbolic add taken by mistake. Mrs. Eno has of late been a book agent. Situ I'rnni'ifliw, to Inane Honda. San Francisco, Dec. 28, At a special election held in this city yesterday It waB decided to bond the city of San Francisco In the sura of 14,560,000 for public park purposes. About 30,000 vote were cast and tho proposition carrjed by a vote of four to one. l'rolmlile .tinnier 11 nil Ittiljhrry, Wilmington, Del., Dec. 28. Detective McVey last night received a telegram stating that Mary Saunders had been found dead In her home at Glasgow, 18 miles from here, and the house ran sacked - It Is supposed the woman was murdered. HOOIV3 f ILIjS cure Idver Mi, (Mllouoness, Indlgestlou, Headache, & ill eat' nt UxaMvp. AU DrugfcUt TIIII WKATUKIC. rrmilpr.ttr in-pi ciihIoii In tho Wost Gulf stutos, coini'lnetl with a high area on tlio Miuaio At lantic coast, haa (Himeif general rains and snows between and in cluding those dis tricts, the snow extending 'south ward Into North Carolina nnd east ern Tennosseo and also through the Ohio valloy. Thero were also light local snows In the tnlildlo and eastern lake region. Hip middle Hlopo and Mon tana. Forecast for this section: Snow today; fair tomorrow; frosh south to east winds, becoming westerly tonight. Sunrlso, 7:20; sunset, t:B0; length ot day, 9h., 24ui.: moon rises, 3:31 a. m.; r.ioon sets, 1:18 p. tn. WM. TKNN. Mrs I.inle Jonei and daughter. Violet, of Shamokin, are visiting Mrs. Ueorgo Morgan at this place. Miss Jennie Book, of Shamokin, who was visiting here, has returned to her homo. Messrs George Hughes and Charles Harris, of Philadelphia, were guests bore of John Hughes uud family. Mlis Lizzie Jones has returned from n visit of several weeks to friends at Mt. Carmel. Charles Willman and family, of Mt. Car mel, havo been visiting here. Miss Esther Jones, of Philadelphia, visited her paroutsherc. Thomas Jones Is suffering from au attack of bronchitis. Special services will he held in tho Metho dist Episcopal church next week. Itov. Henry Preston, of Mahanoy Piano, will oc cupy the pulpit on Tuesday ovcnlngand Itov. James Moore, of Shcuandoali, on Wednesday ovening. Tho services will begin at 7:30 o'clock. The chnlr will assist. Miss Grace Bowman" lost a pocketbook between tho Wm. Penn church and Dunlap's. Hho will pay a reward for its roturn. Avoid These People. El) Hkrai.d : People of Shenandoah should bo careful who they aro patronizing, especially tho Popular Fashion Company, of Now York. They advertise sendiug you things, but when they get your money thoy don't send them. Citizkn. Shenandoah, Dec. 28, 1809. JFor over 30 years Dr. RICHTER'S World-Kenowned "Anchor" Pain Expelier has proven Jo be the Best there Is for RDeiunatisni, Gout, Neuralgia. ARIOUS Rheumatic Complaints. Only 25c. and 50c. at all druggists through Richfer & Do. 215 Pearl Street, New York. MISCELLANEOUS. I710U SALE A fine bay horse, formerly I owned by the Rescue Hook and Ladder Com pan v. Apply to George Schetder, '3 Eatt uoai street. yt-zn-m TJENT OR SAIJJ A hotel, containing 'our Iki teen rooms, the barroom flxturescoiuplete: and the houe Is centrally loented In ItluRtown. Kor lurtner information apply lo nucnnei Peters, Shenandoah, l'a. 12-21-tf "VTOTICK. Deslmc properties for sale. Ap 1 ply to S. O, M. Hollopetor, attorney, Shen andoah. 8-31-tf ITIOIt KENT OR FOR S I.B. No. 120 North ' Main street, now occupied by a fancj ahoe .tore, l'ossces onKlven April 1st, 1S00. Store has plate KlaH front. Htnre and lwtlllnir can be rented with or without warerr om and stable verj reasonable by n desirable tenant. Apply to O W. Newhouser No. 122 North Slain St tf SELLING OUT. Our entire stock of boots, shoes and rubbers. Our sal Is now on and our Htock must be Hold ns soon ns possible At Clmrles Dletz, 120 North Main street. 12-28-lw FOIt SALE. Cheap to a prompt buyer. A very desirable tbree-Btory property In a ftaved square on Main street. Contains two ftrge store rooms with plate glass fronts Coro fortablo dwelling with hath. Yard, wnrer'om ol.d stable, to each. Whida lot 30x150 feet to alley. Very fine location for nny kind of business. Prefer to sell the whole property but will sell part of t l' desired, at very reason, able price and terms, Fo,' further Information please address "Owner," P. O. Uox 22, Shenan doah Pa U-6-tf Small Profit and Quick Sale Store Has been opened by Sam Levine, 104 F,ast Centre street, Rob bins' building. All our goods are sold as represented or money returned. Our winter sale of Wen's, Boys', Children's, Ladies', and Misses' Shoes. Gum Boots and Rubbers, and Gent's Furnishings Is now going on. We keep no shoddy goods. A penny earned is a penny saved. So be wise and go to the greatest bargain house in Shenandoah. Visit us whether you buy or not. Remember the place. SAM LEVINE, 104 E. Centre St. :-: POSITIVELY! :-: Coats and Capes at Half Price I Plush and Astrakhan Capes, from $ 1. 49 and upward. Collarettes, $1.65 and up ; elsewhere not less than $3.00. 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 YORK BARGAIN STORE, S3 SOUTH MAIN STREET. GOLOIN'S AS our stock of clothing and overcoats must be reduced to a certain figure by March 1st, 1900, we will, until that time, give bargains on MEN'S, BOYS' and CHILDREN'S CLOTHING and OVERCOATS That were never offered before to the people of this section. P. S.- Our stock of Hen's Underwear will be sold regardless of cost. Mammoth Clothin; & and 11 S. Main JIOR RECEIVER OF TAXES, EDWARD BURKE, Ot the Fourth ward. Subject to Democratic J arty rules. Have just received a large line of new and attractive ...(joods At very low prices. Do you want to make your friends happy ? Then come to our store and buy a nice comfort able Fancy Chair, Couch, Divan, Swinging Rocker, of the latest design and finish at prices so low that everybody can aflord to buy them. Our line of Morris Chairs, Ladies' Desks, Combination Cases and Floor Rockers are superior than ever before. . O'NEILL Furniture Dealer and Undertaker, 10 South Main St. Just Arrived! From South Africa. The finest hops and malt to manu facture the famous BERGNER & ENGEL Tannhauser Beer. It is now on tap at the well known hostlery of P. J. Hiley, 200 West Oak street, for the holidays. Give him a call and be convinced Soloman Haak, flgt, 116 South fla!n St., SHENANDOAH, PENNA. DECORATIVE ART S3 Has achieved Its greatest triumphs In our artistic and handsome stock of wall papers. All the latest designs and fashionable shade and colorings are embodied In our superb stock of art wall papers. We have tbem from $1,00 per roll for high art decorations to S cents per roll for bedroom, parlor, hall 01 dining room papers. All Artistic I All Pretty ! 224 West Centre St. Shenandoah. Holiday caot-DiN's St., Holiday Gifts.gjp 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 plder 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.- Dolls Hundreds of dressed and un dressed beauties. See our special 23c one. Go-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. CHAS. GIRVIN, S South Main St., Shenandoah. GAUG HAN'S Rich Values now Avail able to our- Patrons. Others made from good quality all-wool cloth, lined, value $1.69, our price $ 1. 25. A better grade 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. CALL FOR THE Special ...Brew FROM Canada Malt IT IS OUT OF SIGHT. Columbia Brewing Company. Ao Are t is anything left over to meet F. J. PORTZ, The Larger, Prettiest ana Cheapest r,y Motion Shenandoah, GOLDIN'S House, I Goldin, Proprietor. Iron Toys. Engines, Hook and Ladders, Patrol Wagons, Drays, Cook Stoves, etc., 10c to $2.00. Animals. Horses, Sheep, Donkeys, Goats, etc., 10c to $3.00. Interesting Games. A big variety, from 10c to Si. 00. Fancy Goods. Plush or Celluloid gifts. Suitable for all ages. Fancy China. A stock which cannot be ex celled in this county. One lot of Ladies' and Misses' fine Ker sey Jackets, in black, castor and royal blue, lined with romaine silk, worth $10, our price $7.50. Another lot extra quality Kersey, in blaek, tan, cartor& royal, lined through out with best grade lancy 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. THE BOSTON BAKERY NOW AT 222 WestjCentre Street. Try our 23 centa worth of bread check. It entitles you to seven loaves. 1 0c Regular size cup cake 7c. t oc Regular size sponge cake Qc Try our confectionery. Buy trom us. We sell line confectionery cheap. Boston Bakery, II. Morgansteln, Prop. Now selling our stock of HOLIDAY GOODS at cut prices. If you have not made a present yet, you can now purchase MUCH FOR LITTLE HONEY. Come and see if there your wants. 21 Main 5k St.