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THE SCRANTON TRIBUNE-THURSDAY MORNING. JANUARY 4. 1894.
In great variety
Suit the Times.
C. B. PRATT.
We have made it a rule
for several years never to
carry any garments from one
season to another, and at
the new or reduced prices
we have garments that are
within the reach of every
purse, however small.
It is impossible in our lim
ited space to give a descrip
tion of the goods or enum
We are confident that you
will find on examination that
the prices are very accept
able we mean by accept
able prices lower than the
same quality of goods can
be bought for elsewhere
at a saving from one-third
We have a large number
of them to select from and
every one of them fashion
able. Gorman's Grand Depot
Rev. C. H. Higginson, of this ptc,
was agreeably surprised on New Yaar's
evening by the members anil congrega
tion of the Primitive Methodist church.
Just aa the reverend gentleman and
bit wife wen about to leave home to
fulfill an engagement voices outsid of
the parsonage were heard Hinging
carol?, the door wan opened to a larg
company, and with cheerful counten
anced they wished the pasior and wifo
a happy New Year. James Scott, on
behalf of the congregation, presentd a
beautiful clock to the pastor an l a
ferviceable ailver castor to his wife,
and m doing to made u
neat speech. The reverend
gentleman responded in bis usual
good-hearted manner, thanking them
for their generosity and hoping he
would always meet with the same ap
proval. Refreshments were eerved by
the hostess in tier unal kind manner
nnd songs and games were indulged in
until 11 o'clock, when all dispersed,
after spending a most enjoyable even
ing. The names of those present are
as follows: Mr. and Mra James Scott,
Mr. and Mrs. Thom is Woolov. Mr.
and Mrs. E l ward Greatrix. Mr. and
Mrs, Henry Jarvis, Mr. and Mrs. C. D.
Snyder, Mr. and Mrs. (4 jorge Wieland,
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Hall. Mr. and
Mrs. Thompson Hall, Mr. and Mrs.
Edward Priest, Mr. and Mrs. Q "orga
Knapp, Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Wi?
land, Mr. and Mra. Panj inin Jarvis.
Mr. and Mrs. William Elleby; also
Mrs. J. Barrett, Miss Hall, H Jones,
S. Baker, J. Cunningham, Q. Ely und
Brian Corrigan, of Hyde Park, spent
New Year's with James Condon.
M. J. Foy was a welcome visitor
bore on Monday.
The joyojis voices of Mr. Hawkins
and party were hoard on Now Year's
After a long and painful illness the
wife of John Kntie, of Albert strset,
died at 1 o'clock Tuesday morning from
the effects of rheumatism, aged 53
years. Mrs, Kane was a lady who was
respected hy all for her kind manner
und benevolent character. Tne funeral
will take place on Thursday morning.
Frank Callaghan, of Maple street,
won a barrel of flour, the door prize at
Katie, the daughter of Sheriff Fahoy,
wou a beautiful picture aud easel at
Buoklen'e Arnica Salve.
The beat salvo in the world for Cuts
Bruises, Bores, Ulcers, SaltKneum, Fever
Bores, Totter. Chapped Hands, Chilblains,
Corns und ell Skin Eruptions, and pol
tlvely enres Piles, or no pay required. It
Is guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction
or mouey refunded. Price 145 cent per
box. For sale by Matthews Bros.
TIE NEWS OF
Outor town oorreepool mti of Tin Tata
U II should slun thulr nnnitM tn full to uoh
nuws Inttor. not for uublictioii out to iruurd
KKuiuat deception. I
GRACE CHURCH ENTERTAINMENT.
Fine Programme Succegtfully Rendered
by Its Sunday School.
Honfsdalk. Jan. 8 The entertain
ment given by the scholars of Grace
church Sunday scliool last night was
an unusually fine one and a groat suc
cess. At 6 GO, tables having been
previously filled with delieicie, the
scholars of the Sunday scliool were
treated to refreshments. After the
tables had been cleared away the
Christinas tree was lighted. This event
elicited lusty cheers from the younger
After the candles had burned there
was a long wait before the entertain
ment of tho evening was given. In
order to brighten the tedioux interval.
Rhv. George C. Hall introduced the
superintendent of tho Sunday school.
R W. Hun, who ruited a comic story
of "Mistaken Indewity." H succeeded
in convulsing the lions with laughter,
and was cheered Ion in I long.
At last the bell Jl rled; Mrs, H. T
Dolnietiob, pretidl at the piano,
struck up a march, ( curtain aroe
and disclosed n roo in which were
seated a number o eautlful young
girls, representing ho daughters of
rich parents. It wis Christmas eve;
presents had been rurchased, and the
ricn young daughters laughed at the
idea of a Santa Clans A fairy ap
t.enred and retiuked them for their
selfishness. Waiving her wand she
brought in a host of ragged street
urchins, one of whom wns bearing the
I. ranch of a Christmas tree. The con
trast between rich and poor was vivid.
The sinnll children in rags gaily dance
ed and saug around the branch of
their tree and put to shame tit . selfish
rich, whose hearts were now eoftenwd,
and the generous fairy again waving
her Wtnd, brought in Sinta Claus.who
gladdened the hearts of all by numor
The cantata was stage 1 by Mrs. T.
S. Hani and Mrs. H. T. Dolmetuco. It
was beautiful and its lesson was evi
dent to the smallest scholar. The
singing wassimnlv fine and was led by
Misses Minnie (Joesser, Mabel Broad,
Mabl Stevenson, Bessie Ham and
Lulu Young Louis Heviles was a
jolly singing Santa and Miss Mollis
Menner tno fairy. loo much praise
cannot be giveu thoso who partici
After the cantata Mrs. H. Z Rusiell
sang a beautiful "swinging" solectioo,
which was received with cheers. Her
encore wns a song that toid of the cry
of the New York nows-boy, and was
"A Box of Monkies," a two-act farce,
followed. It set forth the dignified
ricli society aunt, servile to tilled
foreigners; her western, wild,
slangy nieco about to make her
debut in eastern society; a titled
Englishwoman, whose estates were
barren of an income, and lastly n
gold mine that wouldn't p in out. Van
ous troubles ensued, bat at last the
mine panned out, money overcame tho
prejudice of the aunt, and the western
ers wire admitted into the family.
Miss Louise Hardenbergh played tho
dignified uunt, Miss Florence H im, her
bewitching neice. Miss Florence
Baker, the tilled English lady; John
Groner nnd John Hawker, the western
millioniares. The play was hue.
About SOU children were admitted free
and the same number paid admission,
making the entertainment an all round
A Household Treasure.
D. W. Fuller, of Canajohane, N V.,
says that be always keeps Dr. Kings New
Discovery in the house, and his family lias
always found the very best results follow
its use; that he would not be without it, if
procurable, (i. A. Dykeman. druggist,
Catiskill, N. Y., says that Dr. King's Now
Discovery is undoubtedly the host cough
remedy; that he has nsed it in his family
for eight years, and it has never failed to
do all that is claimed for it. Whv not trt
a remedy so long tried aud tested? Trial
bottles free nt Matthews Bros', drug story.
Regular sizo 50c. and fl.OU.
THE INSTITUTE'S PROGRESS.
Walloon Brud's Lecture Tuesday Evorj
Ing Was Rather Utiezp etid.
HONHDAU, Jan. 3 The second lec
ture of the institute was delivered last
evening to a good house, by Wallace
Bruce, a Scotchmau, a descendant of
Roliert Bruce, but who speaks of hi in
self ns a Yankee. The home of Wal
lace Bruce is in Brooklyn, N. Y., but
for the past seven years he has been
tiie United States consul at Leitli (Ed
inburgh) Scotland. Wallace Bruce
lectured before a Wayne institute
thirteen or fonrteen years ago. Dur
ing his lecture last evening ht quoted
Scott and Burns to perfection, gave a
geographical description of Scotland,
the character of the people, and what
they thought of America. He spoke of
its great men an I finally ended by laud
ing England to the skies, much to the
amazement of hi bearers,
The speakers who addressed tbe in
stitute this morning wra Dr. Albro,
Dr. Schaller, Professor Twltmyer and
ex-Superintendent Cats. The after
noon session was opened by singing
led by Professor Coggswell. Professor
Albert was the first speaker and took
for his topic, ''Three Things Teacher's
Ought to Know," namely, himself or
herself, the growing child and the
subject to be taught. The teacher
should he sure of his own character
He should be cultured and should cul
tivate his critical powers. He should
learn the environment and capabilities
of the child, and he should know the
subject to be taught in all its relative
points and teach it to each individual.
Professor Coggswell talked on the im
portance of music in the public schools
and gave a drill in tone aud time.
Club for. Cnour. TJso Dr. Thomas'
Eclectric Oil according to diroctioiiR. It is
the best remedy for all sudden attacks of
colds, pains and inthiuiutiou, aud injuries.
HONESDALE'S MINOR TOPICS.
Some Smaller Culling of News aud Per
HoNESDAMt, Jan. 3. Mr. Jane
Fleming Watts died at the home of
her son-in-law, William Powers, this
morning, aged a little over HI years, n
victim of grip and pneumonia. Mrs
Watts is survived by two sons. Gra
ham Watts, of this place, aud Wash
ington Watts, of Duluth, Minn., and
one daughter, Mrs. William Powers.
The funeral will be held Saturday aft
ernoon. William Foster returned to bis home
in Buffalo yesterday.
"The Burglar," will be at the opera
house tomorrow (Thursday) night.
Dr. E. D. Wurgeld will deliver the
final lecture of the Institute at the
court house tomorrow evening, subject
What's in a Name?"
Miss Minnie Bowen and Mrs. John
Lindsay spent last evening with friends
Announcement is made of the mar
riage of John H. Judge, of Powderly
road, and Miss Alice Gallagher, of
Chicago, a former resident of this city.
The event will oocnr during the com
inir mouth and will be celebrated in St.
Rose church in this city.
Mrs. J. J. Reighluth, of Salem ave
nue, left yesterday morning for a two
weeks' visit with friends in Corning.
The Mitchell Hose company cart,
which was so badly damaged last Oc
tober while going to a fire and has
nines been undergoing repairs at
Plumuier's earrings works at Scranton,
is now in complete repair and today
will be brought to (bis city by John
Swaukhammsr and Thomas Campbell.
Tho company's team of sorrels will be
used in transporting it.
The subjjet of todays' noonday pray
er meeting for men at the Young Men's
Christian Associ ation rooms is "Small
Things," Z;cb, 4 10.
Rev. and Mrs, E. J Balsley were
guests of Rev. und Mr. G. C. Hall at
Will Morrison returned yesterday
morning to Jfferson Medical college
N. H. Hitler, of Hendrick Manufac
turing company is on a business trip to
Washington, U. D. this week.
The following out of town people
were in this citv yesterday atten ling
the funeral of the late Patrick Y.
Duffv: Mr. and Mr. John Ambrose
anil John Ambrose, sr., of Susque-
luinna; Miss Annie O'Malley, Arthur
O'Malley, Mrs. J. Burns, Mr. and Mrs.
J. Boland and Jones Howley, of Scran
ton; Patrick and Austin Duffv and Mr.
and Mrs. Martin Dovanney, of Hyde
Park; and Michael Jordan, of Provi
The People's Csh store, of South
Main street, bun been closed by the
sheriff a the instance of R. P. Patter
son & Sons, of this city, on a judgment
of .ll)i). The sale will take place on
Tuesday morning next at U o'clock.
Thero will bo a meeting of the L
dies' Auxiliary of the Brotherhood of
Railway Trainmen tins afternoon at
4 o'clock at the house of Luman
Horatio Moore has resigned his posi
tion us draughtsman with the Hendrick
Manufacturing company's works, in
this city, and has returned to his for
mer position in Scratfton.with Simpson
The following verdict was rendered
by the jury which was empanneled on
the case of John Page, who was found
in an unconscious condition in a coal
bin at Mayfield on Christmas night and
was removed to the hospital in this city
where be died before regaining con
sciousness: "We, the undersigned
jurors, find from the evidence that
John Page came to his death by
meningitis, superinduced by a brutal
assault and exposure. We are aiso
satisfied from the evidence that Mich
ael Friejf was the party who committed
the assault." Signed, B A Kelly, Dr.
A. Gillis, Dr. Mark Bailey, Cnief Mc
Andrew, Wiatou Dicker and C. R.
At the school board meeting on Tues
day evening the board elected Miss
Nellie Sherrer to fill the position of
teacher at the Silem avenue school,
No. 3, made vecant by Miss Letta
Bronnan, who resigned to prepare her
self to enter the foreign fields as a
inissionaty, Miss Sherror will enter
upon her duties at once.
Thomas Davy, of Plymouth, is visit
ing at tiie residence of Jonn Mcilale,
of Cemetery street.
Michael Kenny is dangerously ill of
typhoid fever. His wife is just rally
ing from a severe attack of the same
Mr. and Mrs. John Gurrey, of Scran
ton, passed New Y ear's Diyat the resi
dence of Edward Kenny, of Spruce
Miss Maine Moran, of South Scran
ton, is visiting Miss Mag.-io Craig, of
Miss Kittie Scanlon, of Moscow, is
spending the holidays with Miss M imie
Cnrden, of South Main street.
The funeral of the late William'Kellv
took place Tuesday afternoon at 3
o'clock. Services wore held In St
Thomas' church and the remains were
entered in the Catholic cemetery.
Tbe entertainment held by the Ser
enade band on New Year's night was
well patronised and a considerable
sum will be realized by the band. The
programme was excellent throughout
and most of the numbers were encored,
A. J. Cawley. of Pino street, was in
The masquerade ball of the Star
band on New Year's night was an en
joyable affair and an excitant time is
reported by all who attended it.
Miss Bridget Kearuey. of Salem
street, visited friends in Wilkes-Barre
during the early p;trt of the week,
Dr. James S. Kelley, of Philadelphia,
is visiting his parents on Salem street.
James Kenny, of Parsons, attended
tbe Serenado Band coucsrt held here
on New Year's night.
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wno nas oeen seriously ui.is sotnewnai
The funeral of the late Anthony
Ruane took place yesterday morning.
At 10 a. in, a high mass of reqniem was
celebrated at St. Thomas' church, and
nt its close the remains were laid to
rest in the Catholic cemetery.
George A. Bell spent New Year's
day with friends at Carboudale.
Gaylou Keller and F. J. Swingle, of
E ist StrondBbnrg Statu Normal school,
who have been spending the holidays
with their friends here, returned to
their studies last Tuesday.
William WarAeld was called to
Beach pond yesterday on account of tbe
serious illness of bis father.
Henry Purdy, of Maple street, left
yesterday for New York on a business
trip and expeots to be gone Botne time.
Houses for rent are very scarce in
A T. Bruudage is busy among bis
friends collecting money for a new
Presbyterian church, which is to be
erected in this town next spring, and is
meeting with great succees.
Mrs. George B. Horton and Master
Chester Brugler, of Moutrose, have
bsen visiting at W. B. Stevens,' Maple
street, this week.
Miss Lizzie Thomas has returned
home after a short visit here.
Miss Gertie Hamlin called on Pitts
ton friends Monday.
Miss Mabel Hook has returned borne
after a short visit with Pittstou
Charles Watkins has returned borne
from Olyphuut, whero he has been
Miss Frsncis KM well has returned
home after spending the holidays with
her sister, Mrs. W. R. Manners,
Tne public school here reopened
Tuesday, after a week's vacation.
Miss Olia Psarle hid a ptrty last
night for a number of her friend.
Miss Florence Cannon has returned
home after spending a few days with
the family of S. J. Hinds.
The Rendham detachment of Taylor
borough police marched through here
yesterday and it was conceded on all
sides that tbey were a fine body of men
aud in their uuiforms will look well.
Mrs Mi Collum and child were out
today for tbe first, after a long spell of
p Shooting matches pervade our local
atmosphere just now, and i, Davis,
the landlord of the Valley House, man
aged the pigeon sweepstakes so well on
ChriatinsB day, many of the most cele
brated shots have decided to get up a
grand pigeon shooting tournament in
the near future.
DEATH OF H AN N H STEVENS
Well Known Old Lady of Luzerne la a
Victim of tha Grip.
Wll.Kl s-Baure, Jan. 3 One of the
oldest inmates of tho Home for Old
Ladies in thlt city died suddenly today
as tbe result of an attack of the grip.
She was known throughout this state
as "Granny" Stevens, her real name
being Hannah, who had reached tbe
advanced age of 98 yeBrs.
She is survived by two sons, one re
siding in this city and the other in San
Francisco. The deceased immigrated
to this country from F:sgland nearly
half a century ago.
INJURED BY PREMATURE BLAST.
Qeorgo Ward Losae an Arm in the Par
Wilkki.-Bakrk, Jan. 3 George
Ward, a miner in tbe employ of tbe
Parrish colliery, was fatally injured
by a premature blast this afternoon.
When removed from the debris it
was found that one of his arms was
The merry bells are heard, though
sleighing is not very good.
La grippe is claiming many victims
in this place .
Mrs, Thomas Baker is sick.
Mrs. Charles White is ill with tbe
Work is progressing on the Provi
dence Gas aud Water company's reser
voir. The new road along the reservoir is
a poor excuse for a highway. Either
tbe water company or township must
spend several hundred dollars to put
it in good condition.
A petition has been presented to
court for a road from Frank Johnson's
to Tripp's Corners; also from Merritt
Potter's to Silas Stanton's, which will
necessitate the outlay of $3,000 or $4,000.
Opponents to the proposed roads
promise u lively contest.
When Cby wm alek, we gyo her Caetoria.
When bIic wns a Child, she criod for (.'iwtorl.
When Hlie tw'amo Miss, she clung to t'aatoria.
Win a sho hud Children, she gavetheui Custorla,
if re. Mary Speakman
A Week jrf Writing
Would Not Toll tho Story
Soroful for Seven Years Cured
by Hood'a SarsapaHlla.
"A week devoted to writing would not tie suf
ficient to tell of the good Hood's Sarsapurillalias
done me. Seven years ugo a running sore, ap
peared on my ankle, which grew worse until It
entirely covered my foot and the hones camoout
of my toes. Then thu sores appeared on my
other foot, right arm and hand. Moles wore
eaten In my lower limbs, my arm wns ono (treat
aorn from the shoulder down, and the bones
oamo out of two of my lingers. Words
Cannot Tell My Sufferings.
I could not sleep and hail no appetite. About
three years alter the first appearance of the dis
ease my husband road of what Hood's Harsapa
rllla had done for others, and urged me to try
It. I wus confined to the bed at the time, had
given up all hope. However, I commenced
taking the medicine, and before I hud finished
the bottle, could sleep, und uot only eat, but
eujoy my food. Now the
ores are All Healed Up
with the exception of ono spot on my limb. I
thank God for having directed my husband's at
tention to Hood's Sarsaparllla, otherwise I
should have been In my grave. I can now move
about with tho aid of orutulies, and will always
need their assistanco, but anyone who had seen
my condition when I commenced to take
would marvel that I am now alive to move at
all." Mks Mabv Si'Kahman, 272B Latona
Hood's Pills euro liver ills, constipation,
bUloutnaas, jaundice, sick headache, Indigestion
European Plan. Fint-class llnr ettaohod.
lit pot for Berg tier A Kugul'a Tannhajueer
N. B Cor. ISth and Filbert Pfciladi
Most dctlrablo for residents of N E. I 'mm;
sylvauia. All conveniences for traveler
to and from Broad 8treet station and tho
Twelfth and Market Hire, t station. De
sirable for vtaltiug Sorwitonlaus and peo
l h In the Anthracite Keglon.
T. J. VICTORY,
Dr. E. Grewer
The Philadelphia Specialist,
And hia aBsoolatod itaff of EnKllxh and Ger
man lhy8lciftiib.ure now iiorinanoutly located
Temple Court Building
.it i SPRUCE sr.,
Whero thoy may ho L-om-uited DAILY AND
Tho Doctor in a graduato ot tho University
of IVnnnylvaniii, formerly demonstrator of
phyaioloiiv mid Burgi-ry at the Medico-Chlr-urgent
College, of Philadelphia. Ha la also
an honorary member of tho Medlco C'hirur
gleal Association, aud waa physician and
sui BOon ln-chliif of tho moat nuti-d American
and (iprraun hospitals, romos highly Indorsod
by the loading professors of Philadelphia and
His many years of hosnital experience en
ables this eminent physician nnd surgeon to
correctly dltignoso and troat all dvformities
and diseases with tho most flattering success,
and bis hlk'h standing in tho sit will uot
all W him to accept anv incurable case.
LOST MAMiOOli BESTUUKD.
WEAKNESS OF YOUNl MEN CURED.
Hyoahnvo oeen given up oy your physi
cian call upon the doctor and 1k examined.
He cures the worst caaesof Nervous Debility,
Scrofula, Did Soros, i aturrh. Piles, female
Winknnss, Affections of tho Ear, Eyo, None
and Throat, ah lima. Deafnoss, Tumors, Can
cers and Cripples of orory dosoriptlon. Con
sultation in English and German Free, which
shall lio considered : -acred and strictly confi
dential. OfHoeHourai OA.M. to O r. M. Daily.
Sunday, u a.m. to i in.
Large Medium and
Choice Timothy and
Lawn Grass Seeds
Guano, Bone Dust
and Phosphates for
Farms, Lawns and
HUNT & CONNELL CO.
Bank of Scranton.
Statement Dec. Ill, 1803, called for by
the Comptroller of the Currency.
1 lilted Mates Honda 800,0(10.00
Oilier Honda 448,107.75
HniiMliu; House tiH.074.4G
l'reiiiiuius on U. s. Bonds. ... 17.448.7i
Due from 11. s. Treasurer lo.oon nn
Hue Irom lianka .131.1:10.00
Surplus tMO.noo on
Undivided Profit 80,088.00
Dividend Unpaid 1,880.80
Duo to Hunks 80.02 1.0 ;
WILLIAM CONNELL, President.
GEO. H. CATLIN, Vice-President.
WILLIAM H, PECK, CiiBliler.
William Council, Georfe II. Tallin.
Alfred llanil, Henry Bella, Jr., Jniues
A 1 1 lib 1 hi. William T. Smith, Luther
Tills hank offers tn depositor every
facility wui-riiiit) d by their balances, busi
ness nnd responsibility.
special attention given to business ac
couuts. Interest paid on 1 line deposits.
National Bank of Scranton
SAMUEL 11 1 n ESJjPrssldsnt
W. V. WATSON, Vice President
A. U WILLIAMS, Caaltler.
Rami ei. Hints, JAMES M F.vEnnAnT,
Ihvimi A. Pinch. PlEiti'l. li FlNLKY,
JOKlil'll J. .IliHMYN, M. h. KEMK1IKH.,
cuas. p. siaitiiews. John T. Portia
W. W. Watson.
CONSERVATIVE and LIBERAL
This banh Invites the patronage of buslnoss
men and nrms generally.
DK1TER 8U0E CO., Inc'p- Cspltst, tljOOO ,OG0.
UEST 81.no SHOE IN THE WOULD.
UA dollar aareii Is a dollar famed." ,
ThiaLiulles' Solid French Dnngolu Kldltnl.
ton lioot delivered free nnywhare In the U.S., on
receipt orcash, Money urucr,
or Putud Note for $1.50.
Equals citsrj way tho boon
mid In all retail ttorca fur
f2.H0. We nnke thla boot
ourselves, thereforo wo guar
antee tho Jit, etyte and wear.
a It any one la not sansiieu
0 will refund the money
or sond another pair. 0cra
loe or uuiniuon conic,
widths 0, D, K, Si KK,
Isen 1 (o 8 and hall
iiw. Send your eUe;
tent nt yov.
Special termi to llealtrt.
Mart ' AjlFniBsHsW
HOW TO MAKE MONEY
There are huiulmls of young men aud young woiueu iu this
country who have splendid ability, but they have never been
Wood's College of Business and Shorthand
Has been an inspiration to hundreds of young people. If you
are tiretl of inactivity and want to do something tangible,
come to the College.
COMMON ENGLISH COUKSK
BUSINESS OOUKSl .
SHORTHAND COLKSI, p WQ0D
NEW YEAH OPENS JANUARY 1.
KERR & SIEBECKER
406 and 408 Lackawanna Avenue.
"fE have completed our inventory and
naturally have found some odd lots
of LACE CURTAINS, CHENILLE
PORTIERES and TABLE COVERS,
which we will close out at actual cost.
They Must Be Sold
In our Carpet Department you will find
bargains in Tapestry Brussels, Ingrains,
and in the finer grades, such as Moquette,
Velvet and Axminster.
Dropped Patterns, Remnants and Old
Pieces will be sold regardless of cost.
DliGQ Special 30-inch Smyrna Rugs,
flUQO $2.50; reduced from $3.50.
STORE CLOSES 6 P. M.
NOW ON STICKS
Dexter Shoe Co.,
HAIRS LUMBER CO.
22 and 23 Commonwealth Building,
"VXTIIILE many rannufacturers and dealers are making extravagant state
meuts concerning the merits and durability of medium or low gradi
pianos, intending purchasers should not fail to examine the famous
Illustrated hook containing valuable information on pianos on application.
TO OUR FRIENDS
We extend our heartfelt appreciation for the liberal pat
ronage we ha ve received iu the past year and t he preced
ing ones. Just as Time's march is indicated hy periods
historically eventful, business advancement writes its
methods and its movements indelibly with the epochs
of its progress. The first time our name was spoken in
Scranton a new epoch of retail I v sines was born.
A Higher Standard of Quality, Larger Quantities of the Suit
able, and the Outspread Wing of Price Protection,
With its Baving, its security, its its infallible satisfaction,
and our ever-popular CREDIT SYSTEM, these are every
where recognized as
Our Epoch Progress
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YEAR TO ALL