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THE SCRATfTON TliTBUNE-TUESDAY MORNING. KmRUARY 13. 1894.
We are almost dally In receipl
of Early Spring Dress Textures.
These early arrivals mostly Nov
elties and Mixed Suitings are of
the very newest and latest, ln-
Mixed Cheviot Suitings,
Striped Cheviot Suitings,
Checked Casimir Suitings
China and Japan
PRINTED : SILKS
We have now on sale an as
sortment of beautiful designs
and exquisite combinations
Spring and Summer Dresses,
The result of careful selections
and designs that are con
trolled exclusively by us for
this city, at prices which we
are sure will command atten
You will find our line of Ho
siery, (Moves and Underwear
complete as usual.
We are offering some very choice
things in Misses' and Children's
Hosiery at very attractive prices.
MATTERS AT OLD FORGE.
& Breezy Batch of Looallettes from a
Special to the Scranton Tribune.
Old Forus, Pa. , Feb. 12 Wallace
Ormston mad a trip to the Elaotric
Richard Joyce ig visiting friends in
Jacob Krons of Scranton, alwav3 a
welcome visitor, hai been spending
thrne daya with us, making the Aco
hotel, Sibley, conducted by John Ric
oby, his home. He says that thougn
times are slack he has no reason to
complain, as people will bay his
watches and jewelry. Having been so
many years on the road be is known
wherever be goes.
William Surpolas is a very genial
gentleman, and will attract many
others besides Jhis own countrymen to
his house, the Sweetville inn. Barber
town. He hss an excellent acquaint
ance with the English language, and
has become thoroughly Americanized.
J. D. Williams, in his way, is a phil
anthropist, ho has started what is most
unique in this valley, a temperance
house, at Rendham, where from 7 a.m.
to 9 p. m. anyone an got a good meal
at a moderate price. He desrves to be
mentioned for his plnck and forsiglit,
and he, with his worthy and estimable
wife, should meet with success in this
The Pennsylvania Coal mines havo
Mint down until farther orders. Many
Old Fojge residents are employed
there, and this, we are sorry to gay,
adds to the distress that is already too
The snow came in earnest just be
fore noon, and at this time of writing
it i deep enough for good sleighing.
New features and improvements for
the recepiion of his guests are made
by C. J. Fallon, Old B'orge Hotel, and
none who go there will return disap
pointed. Liberal, generous an l court
eous, he will enhance his already good
reputation and and pnMic standin:;.
Robert Trotter, of Jfnnyn, won the
three mains at the Sibley, stakes $75;
one of our Wtll-DOWn yonni HMO,
Willie Rsy, landed B3 on the event
by bettintr on the ri.:ht side. With
Urn exception of P. Jenkins, tlies gen
tlemen are prepared to make a match
with any one in Lackawanna county
for $73 or $100, and fiht either five or
Mrs. Morgan J. Harris, of Taylor, is
visiting her sister, Mrs. Thomas, at
WERE THIRSTY ROBBERS.
TJnkn own Tbiflvee Sioure Whiskey
Stoma In a D. mid H. Htallon.
Special to the Scranton Tribune.
The Ontario and Western ticket and
freight offices were broken Into Sunday
night, A case con tainiug whiskey was
opened and a few bottles taken. A
number of boxes and packages were ex
amined, but nothing else seems to be
There is no clue to the robbers.
Mrs. M. BOHAIimMKMtt, Beaver Dam,
Wis., writes: "We havo used Dr. Thomas'
Electric Oil in our family for Coughs,
Colds, Croup and Rheumatism. It cures
Dyspepsia, and Indorsation
In their worst forms am cured by the
use of P. P. P. If you are debilitated and
mu down, or if you need a tonio to regain
flesh and lout appetite, strength ami vigor,
t ok.- P. P. P., and you will be etrong and
healthy. tor shattered couetitutious and
lost manhood P. P. P. (Priokly Ash. Poke
Root and Potassium) is the king of all
medicines. P. P. P. is the greatest blood
puriller in the world. For sale by all
THE NEWS OF
TOiitor town correspondents orTUB Turn
Dm: should sign tuoir names hi full 1 1 o:ioli
newsletter, not for publication out to guard
FROM BUSY JERMYN.
Gonoral News Not-s Gathered by an
Special to the Scranton Tribune.
Jkkuyn, Pa., Feb 12 A musicals
in aid of the Christi in 1'. ideavor chapel
at Simpson will be hold at the resi
dence of J, D. Stockor Friday evening.
The town council are still grptiliniz
with the hydrant question. A special
meeting will be bald tomorrow even
ing to consider the matter. In the end
wo shall have to pay the Jermyu
Wstor company's bill.
By his courteous ways and quiet de
meanor J. F. Nicholson, Republican
candidate for burgess, is making friend
and votes. His election to the chief
office of the borough is certain.
The suit of Thomas Rich against the
Delaware and Hudson Canal compauy
will bn called for trial April 2.
Ten persons were baptised on Satur
day evening, and were received iuto
the First Baptist church on Sunday
H, P, Woodward, of the Green Ri lge
Monitor, called on Jermyu frienls yes
Should G A. Gtrowipsak In Scr. ni
ton between now and election day he
would be sure of a large mi uiber of
hearers from this plac . The old
soldiers have not forgotten the address
delivered here at the time of the seven
county reunion, and it will be a plea
sure for them to vote for one who will
oppose the policy of the present ad
ministration, which seems to be against
any man who fought for his country.
Truly, the south is in the saddle.
Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Shepherd and
Mr. and Mrs. John Mellon, jr., spent
Sunday In Scranton,
Next Thursday evening a tei will be
given ut the residence of W. 0 Hills
The proceeds will be for the Ladies'
Home Missionary socity.
Archbishop Coxe, of Nnnticoke, de
livered a very impressive sermon in
St. James' Episcopal church last even
C. J. Metzgar and L. Lindley, of
Scranton; O. J. Payne, of Pleasant
Mount, and T. V. Powderly, jr., of
Carbondale, circulated among Jermyu
business houses yesterday.
Rushbrook lod'ge, 851), I. 0 0. F., is
growing very fast. In January ten
wer initiated and nine have been re
ceived this month. The degree teams
are doing lino word.
A regular meeting of the D. and H
Keg Fund association was held Satur
day evening. Orders were drawn in
favor of a number of the sick members
and other business transacted. Ihis
association is doing much good, being
very strong financially ; much interest
is taken by the members. William H
Lutey is the secretary and George Pen
The Citizen s band talk of buying
the Salvation Army barracks on Second
street. Hie property is to be sold to
atisfy the claims of numerous cred
The Jermyn Press is informed that a
be made this summer to utilize the cof
fin factory building for some other in
dustry. A factory would be a blessing
to onr town and however small would
be helped financially, but with seven
ty per cent, of the mills and factories
In this country closed, 2,000,005 people
depending of them out of work, free
trade stareingus in the face it docs not
look very encouraging.
John Roberts, of Hard street, who
has been very 111, being unconscious
for a number of deys, is improving
H. A. mllman has been appointed
executor of the estate of the late Joseph
A disgraceful hzht took placa near
the Delaware and Hudson depot Satur
day night, several of the participants
beiug badly used up.
Those who havo used Dr. King's New
Discovery know its value, and those who
bavo not, have now the opportunity to try
it Free. Call on the advertised Druggist
and get a Trial Bottle, Free. Send your
nnme nnd address to II. h,. liucklou & ( o.,
Chicago, and get a sample box of Dr.
King's New Life Pills. Free, as well as u
copy ot Uuiclo to Health ami Mou-ohold
Instructor, Free. All of which is guaran
teed to do you good and cost you nothing.
Matthews ilros. Drugstore.
FRESH FROM FOREST CITY.
Topics of the Town Entertainingly
Re:crdPd by a Wide -awake Wrltir.
Special to the Scranto,i Tribune.
Fordst City, Pa., Feb. 12 Valon
tine Dny Wednesday.
The political pot is so cool that wo
have exefflent sleighing.
La grippo has got its grip on a num
ber of Forest City people,
Next legal holiday, Washington's
birthday, a week from Thursday.
Gard & Bell, blacksmiths, have
placed into position a neat and artis
tically painted sign on the side of their
Miss Anna Rennsalaor nnd Mrs.
Abrahams, of Scranton, have been
spending the past few days pleasantly
at Ihe home of John McLaughlin,
The Hillside colliery will b i idle un
til Thursday and many of the boys
employed in the breaker and mine are
improving the Opportunity by attend
John L iruski, a Polander resident of
Forsst City, died in the Carbondale
Mrs. Dr. Q E. Taylor had the mis
form no Siturduy wuilo mixing a prep
nration in which alcohol was used, to
be quite severely burue I about the
neck and hands.
Miss Minnie Cowlei, of Cirhon late,
is the guest of her aunts, Mrs. II Box
and Mrs. T. J. M ixey.
W. T. Davies has added a stock of
confectionery goods to his shoe trade.
Z. C. Bell, of Curbondale. was in
town Saturday with his fast trotter.
John E. Free, formerly of this place,
but for the past few months has had
charge of placing into position a large
electric plant for Simpson & Welkins,
at Wyoming, visited friends in this
Rev. G. A. Cure, of tho Asbnry M.
E. cbnrcb, Soranton, preached two
very able sermons in the M. E. church
at this plnce yesterday.
John Cunningham and Frank Cun
ningham, jr., spent a few pleasant
hours in Herrlck Saturday.
F. J, Osgood is circulating among
New York atate friends this week.
John Simpson, of Carbondale, enjoyed
a ride to this place yesterday over the
One of Forest City's prominent busi
ness men, who has been married but a
short time, was seen busily engaged
Saturday evening in the back part of
his store room sewing oarpet rags.
Good for A .
Misi Celia Lsuning spent Sunday in
Tub Tribune leads in this place.
The Hillside Coal and Iron comptny
will pay their employes their monthly
The Scranton Republican corres
pondent for this place states in today's
items that you should subscribe for the
Republican for the latest news. As
said very truthfully, the Republican
readers are aware of the fact that it
is late news so late that it is uearly
lale, Tllli Triiiune has the largest
circulation of any daily paper which
conies to towu. an 1 if you wish to learn
of tho events which are happening
lailv in Forest City, subscribe for The
PKICEBU ; POINTS.
An Error Corrected A Sluggish Board
of Health Personal N tee.
Special to the Scranton Tribune.
Pltlt'icBl ltd, Pa., Feb. 12. In justice
to our borough and also to its dispenser
of law, we would like to correct a state
ment that appeared in TllK TRIBUNE
of last Saturday. The article referred
to is the boy Frank Pavolosky being
ouimitted to tho county jail by Justice
of the Peace Lloyd, of Priceburg. Now
the r acts arc, there is no justice named
Lloyd in Priceburg. Our squire's name
is Logan and anybody not reading the
article throughout would perhaps be
confounded in the names of the two
eatlemen and read Logan instend of
Lloyd, thinking it was a misprint. Our
justice would most likely discharge the
John (Hlgnllon, whom we aro happy
to report as having entirely recovered
from his recent serious Illness, was
the welcome guest of his parents in
Scranton on Sunday.
An old country ta party will be
hell at the home of W. W. Williams,
of .Main etreot, on Monday, Feb. 19.
P. F. Knight, a young and progres
sive business man of Providence, called
on friends ber4 1 m Saturday.
MihS Nellie Mut'all, ot Honosdalo, is
visiting friends In town.
E. T. Mernam, T, M. Early nnd D.
II. Williams, of Scranton, registered
it tan C nt ml on Satnrday.
This is an age of progress and every
patriotic citizen ought to do sum 'thing
towards the welfare of the country.
Although Priceburg may bo behind in
some things, we aro right in it when it
comes to increasing the population.
For our siz thore is no town in the
county can toe the mark with us in this
re-pect. The following tells the story:
Bom to Mr. and Mrs. Dr. J. J. Bil
beimer, on Friday, a girl; to Mr. and
Mr. John A. Murphy, of Main street,
a girl; to Mr. and Mrs Hiram Smith, a
boy. There has also been an increase
in tho family of Mr. Samuel Norris.
How is that lor progressiveuegs
The electric cars are all blockaded
tip this section.
Pay day at Storrs mines tomorrow,
A large retriever dog was killed ny
the electric cars opposite Jermyn s
store on Friday last, anl to the credit
of the board of health, if any such
board exists in the borough, the car
cass remained on our Main street until
Monday afternoon, when it w is re
moved. It is time our high constable
PICK. 0 A Pt CKVILLE.
Numerous Items from a Llva Town
Special to the Scranton Tribune.
PeCKVILLE, Ph., Feb. 12 Mr. and
Mrs. John Whitic and children are
visiting the former's parents at Hszle-
Our newly organized Cornet band
made their first appearance in public
last Friday evening and serenaded
some of our business places rendering
C. S. D ud has purchased the Hol
couib property on Hickory street.
Miss Maggie Davies. of Forest City,
spent Sunday witn friends in town,
Mrs. B. T. Reese and daughter Bessie
are visiting friends In Oneonta.
Richard Protheroe, of Hyde Park,
visited with Mr. aud Mrs. William
Our genial druggist,W. W. Watkins,
is tne first to make a start to have the
electric wires put into his drug Btoro to
be lightod up with electricity.
W. J. Diseinan, of Hickory street,
and Miss Annie Ho wells, ot the Ridge
Road, were married yesterday morning,
after which they left to spend a fow
days with friends in New York City.
The Ladios' Aid society, which was
to meet next Wednesday, has beau
postponed until the 21st inst,
Miss Mina Finch, who has been visit
ing with friends at B.dinoute, returnsd
home last Saturday.
Where the Line Is Drawn.
"Are yon h! ill wurkiyg for tho dry goods
Brm?" uski d ouo very young mnn of an
other. "No. I nm not working for them. I am
now in their employ. My salary has been
raised from 7 a week to $10."
A Jok that Nvr Dies.
ChtCQffO lutrr-t hean .
"Yes, he's a good man; but I saw him
stoop to a very small thing nt the church
"What was that?"
"Fish an oyster out cf his soup.''
Has Fhl:h In the Method.
Mrs. Chatter Do you believe that rums
enn be effocted by laying on of the hands!
Hre, Clatter Most certainly. I cured
my boy of smoking in just that way.
of Sick Headache is in
the stomach and tho
bowels. Dr. Pierce's
Pleasant Pelleta cure it
perfectly. They r(u
ttite iie stomach and
bowels mildly, gently,
With ihrso tiny Pel
lets, the smallest made
und the 'ii nil' ' to
bike, there's a peculiar
strengthening and tonic
effect on the lining
membranes of tho in
testines, so thet their help butt. They pre
vent, relieve, and permanently euro Bilious
ness, Indigestion, Constipation, Hick or Bil
lons Headaches, Sour Stomach, Dizziness,
mid every liver, stomach, und bowel dis
order. They're nuoronfesa to give satisfaction,
or your money is returned.
Ono of the most, difficult discuses to deal
with is Catarrh. Perhaps tho only medicine
thnt will cure it, root and branch, is Dr.
Rage's Catarrh Ilemody. So small is tho
chance of failure t.hut the makers guarantee
it in the worst cases.
TM. - - rr
i ne new oner
made to Tribune
readers on page 7.
It is the best
one yet made
2lra. Sarah Trexler
"Bad Spells" with the
Dizzy, Faint, in Despair
Hood's Saraapartlla Cured.
"1 havo suffered very much during the pant
lew years from
rhysiclans said 1 might live B number of years,
might die any dnj. I could usually tell when
the worst attacks were coming on by feeling a
sharp pain In the heart, then violent thumping,
shortness of breath, followed by a coldness oom
lng all over me, then im.zinkss, kaintniebs,
and then, unless I could lie down at once I
would fall wherever I was. I never (hired to ho
left alone for 1 had to have help at once aud
that applied Willi vigor, I could not do any
work, even to sweeping, ami had to he careful
of the least excitement. 1 pot very muck dis
couraged at tho outlook and thought
There Was No Hope
Of ever finding anything to help me. One day a
friend asked, 1 Why don't you try Hood's Sarsa
parllla? i thought it over and decided to try It,
and I thank God for It too. Since I began tak
ing it, three years ago, I have had hut one 1 had
spell 'and that was due to carelessness on my
part, and from that I quickly recovered. I can
not tell you how much better 1 feel and leav
thankful 1 am. f feel as If I would like to tell
every person in the world ubout it. 1 can and
do now do all mv houseivurk, even to washing."
Mas. BARAB 'flitXLEK, 80U Latimer Street,
Hood's s Cures
" I know Mrs. Sarah Trexler from having pur.
chased Hood's Sarsaparilla for a long time, and
havo every reason to believe that tho above
statement Is true." K. Si V. P. Shock ley,
Pharmacists, r4i u. Thompson St., Philadelphia
Hood's Pills are the best family cathartic,
gi-utlo and effective. Try a box. 25 cents.
Large Medium and
Choice Timothy and
Lawn Grass Seeds
Guano, Bone Dust
and Phosphates for
Farms, Lawns and
HUNT & CONNELL CO.
European Plnn. Firnt class Bar nttnehed.
Depot lor lici'Kuor & Bngel'S Titunbiuiwr
I. E Cor, 15th and Filbert Sts,, Pliiladi
Mot desirable for residents of N fi. Penn!
lylvunia. All oonvenionoee tor travelers
to and from Broad Street Btatinn and tho
Twelfth and Market Street xtatlon. l)o
liriible for visiting Sorantonlana and im r
Vie in tho Anthrucito Ke,:iou.
T- J. VICTORY,
Closing out the bal
ance of our
at following prices:
Russian Ly H Circular Cap s. ''! Inchon, 4.W
Klcctric Seal Circular Cl pes. U In S.KS
Astrakhan Circular Capes. 21 in 0.1W
Wool a Circular i up s, 24 in H.IM
stono Morton circular Capes, In nwio
Brown Marten tilronla - Capes, '.'i in 4o.uu
Otter Circular Capes, 21 la W.U0
Seal Baeqnss, ns inc'os long yi."een
Seal JaekotB, lis Inches 100.00
Scud Jackets, 21 inches lonir 110.00
Astrakhan Jackets, 01 iaohes ""u ns.oo
Senl Circular Capo, :) Inches long, w th;
Butterfly Capo J8.1.00
Ottor Circular Cape, ;ti inchw lotiK.wlth
Butterfly Cnp io:,.nn
Sable Circular Cape, 80 InottM long HS 00
Astrakhan Circular Cape, IKI Inches long M 00
Electric Seal Circular Cape, 80 In. long.. 20 00
Ory Crlnnnor Circular Cape, tW In. long 110 00
ill dozen American Bcal Muffs nt...,Jl 25 ouch
1 lot i f children's sets at OHc. each
1 lot of i "inii Robes, plush linud SJ onch
Ladies' Plush and Cloth
Coats at Your Own
138 Wyoming Ave.
T s only Practical Furrier In the city.
Dr. E. Grewer
The Philadelphia Fpsclalist,
And Ins Napelated itall of BnaUah and der
man 1 uyblciiius.ttro now purmuuontly locatod
Temple Court Building
31 1 BPItUC
Where inuy may bo consulted daily and
Tim Doctor 1h a graduata ot tho Unlvorsity
cr Pennsylvania, formerly demonstrator of
piiysioloirv nod SUrger at tho Medlco Chlr
urKicnl College, of Philadelphia. Ho Is also
an honorary member of tho Medico chirur
flcal Association, nnd waa physician Biid
Burgeon Mi chlet of tho most noted American
jml German hospitals, comes highly Indorsed
bv the leading professors of Philadelphia anil
His many years of hospital experienos ou
Bhles this eminent phyHician nnd surgeon to
correctly diagnose nod treat all defnnnities
anil disentias with tho most flattering success,
and his huh standing in tho state will not
all w him to accept any Incurable caso
i lls I MilMloon KUkTOKKD.
WEAKNKHS or YOUNG HEN CURRD,
II you tpivo oeen given tip oy your physi
cian cull upon the ductor and tie examined
BponreO Ihe worst casesof Nervous Debility,
Scrofula, Old Soros. I aturrh, l'llos, Female
Weakness, Affectinns of the Ear, Eyo, Noso
and Throat, Asthm.'i, Deafness, Tumors, Can
cels and Cripples of evory description. Con
enltation In English and Herman Prae, which
Shsll he considered sacrod and strictly cutitl
dentinl. ' trice Hours: OA, M. to O 1'. M. Daily,
Snmlay, I) a.m. to p in.
William : Sissenberger
Opposite Baptist Church,
Is replete with fine and
medium Parlor Suits, Fancy
Rockers, Couches and
Lounges for the Holiday
Trade. Prices to Suit all.
Also Bed Room Sets.Din
ing Room and Kitchen Fur
niture. Parlor Suits and
Odd Pieces Re-upholstered
in a Substantial manner.
Will be as good as new.
1C THE LENTEN SEASON
All khulA Freth 1 Uli received tluily
1'unry SlUOked llulibut.
I'oekawav. Chesapeake Hay,
Maurice ttiver (uvu ami
Soft Shell Clama, Shrimps,
W. H. PIERCE.
National Bank of Scranton
PA MI'EIj H IN ES.irrealdont
w. w. Watson, vice lwaant.
a. ii. Williams, Cashier,
RAMiiEi, Hinks, JAatCS M Evrmi.UtT,
litviNo a. KiM'ii. Pianos A Kinlkv,
Joseph J. JBBMTV, SI. B, Ki mi m u..
t'UAS, 1'. JlACTHKWS. JolIN T. 1'UIITIH.
W. W. W ATSON.
CONSERVATIVE and LIBERAL
This i "i.i, Invites the patronage of business
men and llnus generally.
Bank of Scranton.
Capital, - $200,000
This linnk offers to depositors every
facility warranted by their balances, busi
ness Blul responsibility.
Special adtentton given to business ao
OOlinta, interest paid oil Hum deposits.
WILLIAM rONNKI.L, Tiesldent.
liEO. H. I'ATLIN, Vice-President.
WILLIAM II. 1-KI K, laalilsr.
William Conned, (lonriro IT. Catlln,
Alfred Hand. James Archbuld, Hanry
Ilvlln, Jr., William T. Smith, I other
HOW TO MAKE MONEY
'There arc hundreds of young men and youug women In this,
country who have splendid ability, but tbey have never been,
Wood's College of Business and Shorthand
Has been an inspiration to hundreds of young people. If you
are tired of Inactivity and want to do something tangible,
come to the College.
COMMON ENGLISH COURSE,
SHORTHAND COURSE, p g
. NEW YEAR OPENS JANUARY 1.
Now arriving. We are ready to show many patterns in
all grades of Carpets enough to suit all tastes which we
offer at the lowest prices ever known in the history of the
carpet trade. Under the head of
We offer what's left from the January Sale, consisting of
certain patterns of Carpets that have been dropped, odd
pieces, short lengths and some slightly soiled, together
with a few
Rugs, Some Oil Cloths
Linoleums and Mattings
KERR & SIEBECKER
406 and 408 Lackawanna Avenue.
"No star was ever lost we once have seen,
We always may be what we might have been,"
A HAPPY PATRON OF
THE RIGHARDS LUMBER GO.
22 and 23 Commonwealth Euilding.
Tribune Art Feature
To miss THE TRIBUNE'S World's Fair Portfolios woulo.
be to neglect tho best opportunity yet offered. The ad
dition of the "Wanamaker" su it s makes it more valua
ble. Head new announcement on page 7.
Days left of our Odds, Ends
and Remnant S;ile. but still
a few choice things, maybe
just your selection, are here.
We Are House Furnishers
That statement will never
become threadbare; and we
don't have simply a spatter
ing of everything only, but
a complete, comprehensive
stock of Furniture, Carpets,
Lace Curtains, Crockery,
Stoves, Baby Carriages, Re
frigerators, Lamps, Clocks,
Our Credit System
Allows you to pay for it at
your leisure in homeopathic