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THE SCBANTON TRIBUNE WEDNESDAY MORNING. FEBRUARY 21. 189.
URING hard times consumers
cannot afford to experiment
with inferior, cheap brands of bak
ing powder. ' It is, NOW that the
great strength and purity of the
ROYAL stand out as a friend in need
to those who desire to practise Econ
omy in the Kitchen. Each spoonful does its per
fect work. Its increasing sale bears witness that
it is a necessity to the prudent it goes further.
N R '
A 1 Grocers say that every dollar in
vested in Royal Baking Powder is
worth a dollar the world over, that it
does not consume their capital in dead
stock, because it is the great favorite,
and sells through all times and seasons.
ROYAL RAKING POWDER CO., 106 WALL ST., NEW-YORK.
Professor Hully preached at the Bid
tist church in Wuverly on Sunday,
wliere ha baa rendered most excellent
service for aeveral weeks.
A sleigh load of young men from the
sobool attended the meeting of the
Christian Endeayor society at the Tun
nel sshool house on Sunday evening.
This sooiety it a branch of the Yonng
People's Society of Christian Endeavor
nt Factoryville, by which it is usually
supplied with lenders.
Certain ruuior.i nave bsen circu
lated charging that soma who are less
civilizjd throughout tiie community
have made it a practice of attending
the meeting! for the purpose of creat
ing a disturbance. In defense of those
who attend the meetings we wtsb to
correct these erroneous circulations,
and we are happy to state from obser
vation that euoti reports are false.
EPWORTH UAGUE DOINGS.
THE NEWS OF
THIS is the month the thoughtful
housewife tbiuks of the adveut of
spring and the advantage of getting
tewing done during the enforced quiet
ness. WASH GOODS
Do you remomlier tho beautiful assort
ment we gave you la-t year!" They are
handsomer this yoar turnover. Foreign
Novulties and DotntMtie Stapled. Soluet
now wli lo ttia ads jrtin.'nt is no abound
ing Ol ll LINEN DEPARTMENT
Is replete with a selection dictated by tho
tastes and wants of our patrons. Selected
by experienced buyers. The harvest is
ready. Now wo want the assistance of the
many prudent, money -saving housewives
of our city to help father it For Good
Linen we promise you returns beyond
all expectations Linen Tahle Damask,
Crashes and Toweling, Including ail the
best makes of Kitchen and Holler Towel
ins. Hemstitched Hock Towel A good
stock o! Linen-the pride of the housewife.
SHIOK TS AND SHEETINGS
(vi. ' I. 10 t Wo have watched the fluctu
ations of the market. I i. I liferent qual
ities, weaves, width and yarns used. Wo
can say that these good will stand the
tell-tale wash tab tost. Widths are right:
Quiditiei are right:: And our prices are
In gro it varieties. Tho greatest collection
for Vslnes and patterns wo have ever put
upon our counters,
Embroidered in all the newest designs,
suitable for all kinds of Dress Trimmings
Extra quality, fnll-slzs Tollot Quilts. Full
size Marseilles Quilti. Bedspreads of all
kinds. Shown t j be sold now.
A great assortment for tho critical buyer.
Our line worthy a special trip to see. You
wil! Hnd nothing unwothy our reputation
as L'p to-Dato Merchandisers.
The arrival of new goods for spring ne
cessitates as to closo out many Elegant
Hoods Regard leas of ( oat. Styles are not
always the same, so novelties of last season
mut go. Staple Goods must make room
for others of lighter texture and different
shadings Koeu buyers know this as well
as we. Your children in school and
daughters in ladles' colleges all would like
now dresses. Now if your opportunity.
Do not miss It:
When It is the saso to wear them. Thoro
is no ro:,sun why you should not havo
them. Evening Silks. BlaeK Brocade
Satins, Whit Sapan Silks, Brocho Pongees
In evening shades. Come and see them.
You are sure to want them.
Just from Paris, tho brightest makers
Fascinating Designs. In all wool and silk
and wool. Designs all our own. Don't
buy old styles at any price. We will sell
you the Cp to-Date Printings and charge
you no more than last year's left overs
at othe r places.
We won't carry these goods over. If you
have a place to keep them, n t needing
thi.m for present wear, i;rusp this chance
for money saving. .Nearly alt the sizes
and of many different makes.
Wash Laces, Underwear Laces, Venetlsn
Point Laces and Insortiugs. Good values.
Now Goods arriving oarly. Morn improve
ments, better dyes. Perfectnees In Hole
ing, heeling, and no more injurious effects
from poor dyes. Got jour supply early.
RECEPTION TO REV. SMITH.
Otitof town correspondents orTitn Titia
UNE should sign their names in full to each
uews letter, not for publication UU6 to guard
agaiust deception . I
will bo spent in singing new music,
which will be furnished free.
FROM CLARK'S GREEN.
A Pleasing Entertainment Announotd
for Next Thursday Evening.
Special to the Scranton Tfibuna.
CLARK'S Ukkbn. Pa., Feb. 10.--Chapter
No. 11,281, Epworth league, will
hold a public entertainment in tho
Methodist Episcopal clmrch on Thurs
day evening next nt 7 III) o'clock. The
interesting programme given below
will be both instructing and enter
taining: Solo Miss Jessie Polhamns
Recitation Anna Kibble
Recitation Bessie Mulliuex
Select Readings Miss Emma Coon
Solo Mrs. F. 11. Parsons, of Waverly
Recitation Miss Edna Ludlow
Cornet Solo nud Organ Acc unpaiiimont
A. A. Davis aud Milt Grace A. Davis
Select Reading Mrs. Ella Chapman
Solo Miss Mae Benedict
Recitation MIbs Fanny R. Sherman
Solo Mrs. L. U. Bennett
Recitation Mastor Horace Davis
Solo Miss Bortba Beatty
An admission of 10 cents will be
charged und the proceeds devoted to
use of the league. All friends will bear
well in mind their motto, and
"Look op, ami not down,
Look out, and not in;
Look forward and not back
And lend a hand,"
The Price Library Hall la Crowded with
Special lo the Scranton Tribune.
Taylor, Pa , 20 The Library Hall
was crowded tonight by all claases,
who came to attend the farewell recep
tion given by the Prioe library associa
tion in honor of Rev. W. W. Smith,
paster of the Mothodist Episcopal
church, who will leave this town about
Mar. 1 for Portland, Conn., to accept a
The remark by President Louis
Reinhardt were tonohing. The Revs.
Harris, Heck, Van Honson, Ives
Thomas and William Thomas were
aleo appropriate. Resolutions of regret
passed at a recent meeting were read.
A book aa a token of estoem and of hie
lose at a member, was presented by the
The entertainment provided was
good. A collation was afterward
erved. Rev. Mr. Smith also spoke
feelingly and returned many thanks
far the honor.
This remedy is becoming so well known
and so popular as to need no special men
tion. All who have used Electrio Blttsrs
sing the same song of praise. A purer
medicine does not exist and it is guaran
ty! to do all t lmt. is claimed. Electric
Bitters will cure all diseases of tbe Liver
and Kidneys, will remove Pimples, Boils,
Salt Rheum and other affections caused by
blood. Will drive Malaria from
tit system and prevent as well as cure all
Mnlurial fevers. For cure of Headache,
nputifeation and Indigestion try Electric
Bi.terj Eptire satulaction guaranteed,
or motifv refunded. Price 50 cts. and II
per bottle Nt' Matthews Bros., Drag store
FROM MONROE'S CAPITAL.
Happsnlnirs at That Lilvely City Tersely
Recoid'd by a Oracsful Writer.
.Soeciol to tin Scrnufoii Tribune.
Stkoi'dsburo. Pa., Feb. 80. ReT.
Kemp nt the Normal seems to be in
great demand and is frequently called
to All pulpits outside. A short time
ago ho dolivered a thoughtful and en
tertaining discourse in the Methodist
church at East Stroudsburg.
The Shakesperean Licerary society
at the Normal promises to give enjoy
ment to those who attend tnir enter
tainment on Feb. 23 Rsfreshmsnts
will be served.
Tbe Model School children gave a
cantata, 'A Visit to Fairyland," a few
evenings ago nt the Normal.
Professor Bible, of the formal, took
part in the reformation held in the St.
John's Lutheran church.
Rev. George Brown, pastor of tho
First Presbyterian church, at East
Stroudsborg, has accepted a call from
the church at Meshoppen. Pa.
An alphabet supper is the latest
novel affair given a few days ago in
Norton Homer, a student at Dickin
son college, has returned to his studies.
Hotel Clerk Schultz. wharaade many
warm friends when he served the pat
rons at the Burnett House, was in town
for a few days greeting his friends.
The Masons will in in clover next
Thursday when they will have their
annual banquet. Thes3 supp ,-rs are
Stewart Flaglsr, proprietor of the
Phenix drug store. ha9 been ill with
malaria for some days.
Mrs. Stogell Staples, wife of one of
White Haven's most prominent citi
zens is in town with her father, Alex
Mussleman & Custard, proprietors of
the steam laundry here, will shortly
move to more commodious, quarters.
They will occupy the store room of
John W. Angle.
The very best sleighing can now be
enjoyed by those who are lovers of thic
sport. There is mora snow on the
ground at the present time than at any
time during the season.
A. B. Melllck, tne ice cream man, is
pushing to completion the double
house which he will rent when com
THE FRANCHISE GRANTED.
Lackawanna Valley Street Railway
Company Will Begin Operations.
Sjiecial tothe Scranton Tribune.
Fokf.st City, Pa., Feb. 20 A meet
ing of the borough council was held
last evening. Those present were
Burgess McDonald, Conncilraen Pat
rick Cleary, George C. Wettgate, II F
Aldrich aud Henry Box. Conuoilme.i
Watts and Harris absent. After som
preliminary business the long talked
of franchise for granting the right of
way to an electric road to be run
through our streets was presented.
William walker, of Msvhsld, repre
senting the Lackawanna Valley Street
Railway company, presented a Iran-
chise which was rea 1 for the consider
ation of the council. The franchise
read was very similar to that framed
by the council a short time ago for the
Carbondale and Forest City Traction
After a little discussion a motion was
made and seconded that Mr. Walker's
franchise be accepted. After a short
hesitancy upon the part of one of the
councilmou, he gave his vote, which
made tbe gruntinu: of it unanimous.
Dr. Wood's Norway Pino Syrup euros
coughs and colds quicker than any other
remody, because it combines the Imig
heallng quality of tho pine tree with othor
valuable medicines. Hold by all deulers on
a guarantee of satisfaction.
An Intelligent Rssums of Current Events
Above the Notch.
Sjecial to the Scranton Tribune.
Clark's Green, Feb. 20. Miss
Cooper aud Mrs. Drake, of Lackawan
na, were eutertaiuel at William H.
Swallow's last week.
Mrs. John King died at her home
after a protracted illness from cancer
early on Saturday morning last. The
funeral was attended largely by her
near relatives and many friouds yester
day. Services were conducted by Rev.
F. H. Parsons, at ber late residenca at
2.35 p. m. Interment was mads iu tbe
Clark's Green cemetery.
Miss Elsie Oakley, of Glenburn, vis
ited friends here on Sunday last.
G. W. Decker and family will ra ike
their residence in Honesdale iu the
very near future.
A. J. Akerly now occupies the houio
owned by Mr. Merrit Mead.
G. H. Smith, of Glenburn, will oc
cupy thp house now ncsupied by Wil
liam Smith, in the near future.
H. N. Mott has established his boot
and shoe shop in the r mm adjoining
W. S. Frace's store, lately ussd by Dr.
B. F, Evaus as an office.
Miss Minuie Kyte. of Pittstoo, spent
a few days with her friend, Luella
Frace, returning to her home on Man
day morning last.
Mr. B. T Stanton, of Bozeraan, Mon.,
surprised his mauy friends and ac
quaintances in this vicinity on Thurs
day. Coming on the afternoon train,
he spent Saturday and Sunday with
his brotber-in-law, A. Davis. Return
ing to Scranton on Monday, he left
there on Tuesday for a visit aming
friends nt Carboudale and Waymart,
from which points he will retnrn
A social visit was made At the home
of our townsman, W. S Fruce, on Fri-
dny evening last in honor of Miss
Minnie Kyte, of Pittston. Among
thoso present were Mr. F. H. Green,
Miss May Armstrong, Mr. C. E
Decker, Miss Flora Tinkham, Willard
P. Coon. Miss E lith Decker, Harry
Stone, Suella Fracs, Anna Fowler, liar
rold Parker, Dora Robinson, Ward
Parker, Miss Knight, of Pittston; Mr
Gardner, of Factoryville; and Fred
Brown and Lizzie Frace, A very en
joyable time was hnd by all.
The Fair Students at Kiystons Aoadamy
Will Appear In Drama.
Special to the Scranton Tribune.
Factoryvillk, Pa. Feb. 20. Our
enterprising young ladies are resolved
to rang as champions of their sex
With this consideration in iview they
have resolved to vindicate their claims
on Thursday evoning Feb. 22 by giving
an entertainment with tbe foregoing
There is reason to believe that all
within convenient distance can well
afford to attend.
The following is a brief outline of
THE CHAMPION OF HF.R SEX,
Mrs. Duplex, a widow with money and
mtsBsiou Miss Myra Sprague
Mrs. Deborah Hartshorn, her mother,
Miss ida Cramer
Florence Duplex, her dnughter, .
Miss Delia Coleman
Caroline Duplex, ber step daughter,
.Mi-- dounie nuynoius
A United ( holr to Be Formed There
Next Friday Evening
Speciul to the Scranton Tribunt-
Moscow, Pa., Feb. 20. The singers
of Moscow and surrounding towns arc
going to form a united choir at the
Methodist Episcopal ohuroh next Fri
day evening, under the leadership of
Tallio Morgan, of Scranton. The choir
will take up at onco the study of sight
reading, and all who have a "singing
voice are asked to unite with the
chorus. Eaoh member will pay into
the hands of the treasurer of the soci
ety fl a month, but a slight reducnlou
will be made to i 1 people of Elm
hurst and other .oad towns on ac
count of the extn. .wpense of railroad
The meeting on Friday will ha free,
and nil nre Invited to be present. Mr.
Mnrgan will give a short talk on slirot
reading aad the balause at the lias
of Interest Culled by
Special to the Scranton Tribune.
Peckvii.lk, Pa., Feb. 20. Miss Ella
Keith and Miss Steiger, of Avooa, wno
have been visiting their formsr pastor,
Rsv. F. P. Doty, returned home yes
terday. The largest congregation ever gath
ered in Peckville listened to tho ser
mon by Dr. Iveson Sunday evening.
At the altar service which followed
t welve persons were forward seeking
Christ. Revival services will bs con
tinued during this week.
The street cars have resumed their
regular trips between Peckville aud
Suman Sanford, of Pricebnrg, was
tfnong those who worshipped in town
Z. P. Travis is still under the care of
a physici an.
Nellie Williams is still unable to at
tend school on account of a dislocated
Mr. aud Mrs. Richnrd Williams, of
Priceburg, spent Sunday nt Bell Pl' O ,
as the guest of Mr, and MrsJouu
R. T. James visited with friends at
Plymouth the fore part of the week.
Mrs. John F. Williams, of Maple
street, spent Sunday with her son John
at Hreen Kidge.
Stbayku To tho premises of tho un
dersigned last Sunday a dog. Ownor
can have same by proving property
and paying for this advertisement.
,t George A. Bell
Mrs John Martin, of the Wild Cat
road, has returned home after spending
a week with her daughter and attend
ing the funeral of her little grandson
at Centralia, Pa.
Mrs. F. P. Travis is suffering with
Jsse Dunlap, of Scranton, visaed her
parents here yeaterdsy.
John Warren has purchased a lot of
William Bell and is building a resi
William Purdy, of Scott, brought i
sleigh load of people from bis neighbor
hood to attend the revival meeting at
the Methodist Eplseopal churob last
Mrs. William Kestell, who has been
sick for the last weeks, Is Improving,
KEYSTONE ACAOEMY NOTES.
Record of Affairs at the Well Known
Institution of Learning.
8pecial to the Scranton 7W6uae.
Factoryville, Pa, Feb. 20 Miss
Lon Mass has been spending a few
dsys with her friend, Miss Jessie John
son, a former student residing at Dor
F. E. Seott called on friends at Mou.
trose during Saturday-aml Sunday.
Rhoda Dondron. i
her f riends,
Misses Mace and h.emmerer
Kate O'Neil Miss Mary Hull
Muggio Douoran, the chambermstd,
jiiss tieieu vt eineroy
MAPLE CITY BRIEFS.
Personal and Other If ms of Interest from
Special to the Scranton Tribune.
Honesdale, Feb. 20. The many
friends of Otto Weaver of the National
Hotel will regret to hear that he has
suffered a relapse and is agnin confined
to bis bed.
Miss Lottie Seaman, who has been
stiff -rin;; 'from a severe affection of the
jaw for some time past, is now afllieted
Miss Mary Lohtnnn, who has been
confined to her bad for several months
past, is now able to sit up for short pe
Master Emerson Rose, is visiting his
uncle, Lvman O. Rose, ou Fourteenth
.Mrs. .-i'iuiI' Schrelner
Hood's Is the Grandest
Raised from a Weak and
To Perfect Health and Strength
After Four Years Suffering.
"C. I. Rood -Co.. Lowell, Mass.:
"tientleuicn 1 Uiink Hood's Sarsaparllla Is
the grandest discovery yet made, and It lultils
eveu tiioi o than you claim for It. My wile has
been sick for the past four years. Fur three
years she was so had that she was unable to do
any ot her housework. We had good physicians,
but she did not recover her health, Sho was
an tit ma- from Vrlxht's disease and
Lameness In the Back.
Her tongue was covered with blisters; had no
appetite, and was very weak and low with geu
eral debility. I Insisted on her taking Hood's
Sarsapsrilla, and sho has been Improving ever
since. She has taken live buttles, and is so well
that for three months she has done her house
work, aud we have seven children." Aug.
BCHUariB, Allentown, Pennsylvania.
Hood's Pills cure liver Ills, constipation,
biliousness, jaundice, sick headache, luUlKesUoo.
What is More Attractive
Than a pretty face with a fresh, bright
complexion? For it, use Pouoni's Ponder.
The new offer
made to Tribune
readers on page 7.
It is the best
one yet made
When the best physicians, hospi
tals and all other remedies fall. To
those who have suffered long and
hopelessly from torturing, disfig
uring, humiliating humors, and
who have lost faith in doctors,
medicines and all things human,
the CUTICURA REMEDIES appeal
with startling force. Their success
has excited the wonder of physi
cians familiar with the marvellous
cures daily effected by them. They
have friends In every quarter of the
civilized world. People in every
walk of life believe in them, use
them and recommend them. They
are In truth the greatest skin cures,
blood purifiers and humor remedies
of modern times.
Bold throughout the world. Pottsb Dri'Q
aUD Cut. Colli"., mile proprietors, Boston.
-"AII About tbe lilood, Hkln, Scalp uud
lJalr," mailed free.
HOW TO MAKE MONEY
There are hundreds of young men aud young women in thii
country who have spleudid ability, but they have never been
Wood's College of Business and Shorthand
Has been an inspiration to hundreds of young people. If yon
are tired of inactivity aud want to do something taugiblfy
come to the College.
COMMON ENGLISH COUUSE.
SHORTHAND COURSE. p J. yQQ propriet(m
NEW YEAR OPENS JANUARY 1.
KERR & SIEBECKER
ti Pimply, oily skin, falling hair and Itehy
'!' prtivi-uwd aud' cured u Cuticura sump.
OUR LINE FOR
Wiltons, Axminsters, Moquettes, Velvets,
Body Brussels, Tapestries, Ingrains, &c,
now ready. The largest line of new pat
terns and novelties we have ever shown,
which we submit for the inspection oi
buyers. Prices will be found thoroughly
Japanese and China Mattings, in Plain, Figured and
Linoleums and Oil Cloths, in all qualities and widths
from one to four yards wide.
Dr. ED. Grewef
The Philadelphia Specialist,
And bis sssoolatod itafl of Eniillsh stud Ger
muu I'tijeiclsiiMire uuw liermaueutly located
Temple Court Building
ai 1 SPRUCE ST..
Wber. lliej may be consulted DAILY AND
Tbn Doctor Is a graduata ot the Unlvorsity
of Peunaylvanla, formerly demonstrator of
pliysioloifr and surgpry at the Medico-Ohir-nrslcal
Collog., of Philadelphia. He is suso
honorary member of the Medico-Chlrur-glcal
Association, and was physician and
surgeon In-chief ot the most noted American
aud Oerman hospitals, comes highly Indorsed
by the leading professors of Philadelphia and
Hi" mauy years of hosoltal rxperleno en
ables this eminent physician and surgeon to
correctly diagnose and treat all deformities
and diseases with tbe most nattering success,
and his high standing in tho state will not
allow him to accept any Incurable caaa
LOST MIM i Kl - I OKI 11
Ul Hi M ss oi,' YOUNG MKN CUUKD.
If you Dave oeun aivon up ny your physi
cian call upon tho doctor and be examined
Ho cures the worst caaeof Nervous Debility,
Scrofula, old Sorea. Catarrh, Piles, Female
Weakness, Affections of tho Ear, Eye, NosS
fwi Tli.nai Aathma IVsf.inQ. Tnnim P.n.
cers and Crli'td.'s of every description. Con
sultation in Kiikllsb and German Free, which
shall bo considered sacred aud strlotly coutl
Utttoe Hours: 0 A. M. to U 1'. M. Dally.
Sunday, U a.m. to 2 p.iu.
National Bank of Scranton
Will I I11L li JUiUUil,
W.W. WATSON, Vice Pratidank
A. B. WILLIAMS, Cutdiior.
SAMPEI. BIN Ml ilAMKs M' EvF.IUt ArtT,
1IIVINO A. FINCH, I'll M rl. r INLET,
Johkph J. Jnmw, M B. Kkmkheh,
Chad, P. Maitiiewh. John T. Pouter,
W. W. Wathum.
CONSERVATIVE and LIBERAL
TIUr tmnk tuvltostho patruuase of Luniaoss
Bank of Scranton.
Capital, - $200,000
Surplus, - $240,000
This bank offers to depositors every
feelllty warranted by their balauces, busi
ness ami responsibility.
Hpvolail attention given to busln.ss o-
rooms, interest paiu on lime ueposisa.
WILLIAM CONNKI.L, President.
UKU. II. ( .I'll M, Ylrn-Prosldent
WILLIAM II. PKl'Ii, UiuhUr.
II I It I ( I oits
William Tonnell. G.ora-a II. Catlln
Alfr.d Hand, .lames Arrlibalil, Henry
B.lln. Jr.. Milium T. Smith, Lutliar
"No star was ever lost we once have seen,
We always may be what we might have been,"
A HAPPY PATRON OP
THE RICHARDS LUMBER GO.
22 and 23 Commonwealth Building.
Tribune Art Feature
To miss THE TRIBUNE'S World's Fair Portfolios would
be to neglect tbe best opportunity yet offered. The ad
dition of the "Wanamaker" series makes it more ralu
ble. Read new auuouuceiueut ou page 7.
The Furniture Men
After Whit comb Riley's "Man in the Moon."
Ol "ECONOMY" has got tbe best furniture store.
Don't you wish you were them?
And their prices are cheaper than ever before;
And their goods are eo handsome a king would be glad
To own such Carpets. All he wants enn be had
If he'd just go to "ECONOMY," as I would advise.
My eyes I
But won't he be wise
If he goes to "ECONOMY," as I would advisat
And "ECONOMY'S" got carriages that elsewhere you can't buy,
Wheel Whins !
What a singular thing?
That o'er carriage men here they soar far on high.
Their bedroom suits hayon't their equal in town.
And I know that these facta are autheutio all round.
Why certainly sol
I know that thsss facts are authentic all round.
You will find "ECONOMY," Nos. 225-7.
Oset Whiz I
What a great place It is I
Nestling down on Wyoming Ave's romantic clime;
Just loaded with furniture, massive and fine,
Everything that you want, so just eall any time.
"ECONOMY" sell their goods cheaper than any one can.
What marvelous men I
What very remarkable, marvelous men!
M smnfll.Sa1 IU AW Br