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THE SCBANTON TRIBTJKE-TUESDAT MORNTN"rv JUNE. 12, 1894.
GINGHAM : DRESSES.
They're the kind you expect to
pay !2 and st for. Children, 2 to
5 years, (lie prices are
$1 TO $2
Ono advantage of past week's
Btormy weather was opportunity
1o roinspoct departments. Where
sto.'ks are great and assortments
varied, constant supervision i9
necessary to present only the best
and newest. Those who visit us
this week will reap the benefit of
Silks and Dress Goods,
Cloaks, Capes and Jackets,
Laces, Hosiery and Underwear.
Great Reductions in
EXQUISITELY TrilMMED HATS AND
BONNETS AT HALF PRICE.
The prices of some of the seas
on's most exquisitely Trimmed
Hats and Bonnets have just been
reduced one half toellecta prompt
distribution. The styles are many
and the prices, previously moder
ate, cannot fail to appeal strongly
now to the most economical.
Pieasc remember the reductions
are most carefully stated.
Beginning today we shall sell
Trimmed Hat mid Bonnets that were
S AT $2.50.
Trimmed Huts und Bonnets that were
7 AT S3. 50.
Trimmed Hutu and Bonnets that were
$10 AT $5.
Trimmed Hals and Bonnets that were
$12 AT $6.
Trimmed Huis aud Bonnets that were
$U AT $7.
We have too many Summer Suits. You can buy them
CHEAP from us now.
Suits that were
These are Strictly ALL-WOOL, WELL MADE and GOOD PATTERNS.
Call at our store whether you wish to buy or not. We will take pleasure in show
ing them to you.
William II. Rutledge, of tliis place, wan
iiomiuumu ior represeututlvo by tno 1' Hill
legislative, district Democratic convention
held in Burko's hall at lrt Griffith yes
terday. The hour set for convening wus
11) o'clock, but it was within a few miuutes
of 11 when District Chairman E. J. ISurko
rapped the ouuveutlou to order. Besides
the candidates and delegates there were
presont interested statesmen from every
nook and corner as fur south Nuuticuke.
In the absence of District Sccrotary P. M.
Conniff, P. J. Ituddy, of Plains, was
chosen temporary secretary, John Mc
ilalv nominated P, F. Joyce for temporary
chairman, but before the motion was put
J. H. ilulliu stated that it wus customary
In till Democratic conventions for the act
ing chairman to appoint the committees
on credentials, contosted seats and reso
lutions Chairman llurko said he would
leave that question to tho delegates to
settle, aud Mr. Mulliu mado a mo
tion that the chairman bo empowered
to appoint the committee. The motion
was defeated, tho vote being 21-17. .Mr.
MoBale then re-muved tho nomination
of P. F. Joyco for chairman, aud it
was seconded as before. John McHrath
nominated J. B. .Mulliu for chairman and
t'hai ies Curry seconded the nomination,
Joyce was sleeted, tlie vote standing:
Joyce, 90 Mnllin, It). Previous to thin the
convention decided to vote that the dele
gates presont their credentials beforo vot
ing on the chairmanship, and two contest
ed delegates were each allowed a vote.
Tiio arduous work devolving upon Secre
tary Itiuldy. On motion Miobael Neville
Donnelly was elected to assist him.
Chairman Joyco appointed as a committee
on contested seat John McHale, Pat
rick Leonard and Peter Wall. The
relusal ot several delegates to act
as n committee on resolutions
caused tho chairman to instruct
the committee on contested seats to lil 1
both positions. The proceedings thus far
Indicated that the whole move, as predicted
in the TRIBUlfl yesterday, was Co knock
out Flunr.ery at all hazards. How Well
the work was done is best told by tho re
port submitted by tho committee on con
tested souts. It wus 1.10 o'clock when the
convention roconvoned. Where Flannery
had seventeen delegates up to tho time of
submitting credentials tho committee uu
si a ted nine, thereby leaving Jlr. Flannery
but eight. The report canted a whirlwind
of indignation among Air. Flanuiry's
friends. Notably among thoro unseated
was George Butsof the Seventh ward of
Pittstou who defeated Edward Small by a
vote of 44 to M. Notwithstanding this
fact Small was seated and lluss required
to stand uside. During tho interval Mr.
Flanuory and his friends seeing tho de
spicable methods practiced, decided
after a careful review of tho
situation not to allow his name
to go before tho convention and
upon its presentation by J, H, Mullen, In
a speech remurkaDle for its eloquence,
John Mcllaio was next accorded the
floor and nominated W. Ii. Butledge,
Frank Laughuev nominated Jamos llawiey
and Joun Mcllugh nominated William
Kelly. Delegate J. H. Mulliu moved that
the candidate receiving tho lowest num
ber ot votes be dropped after the first
ballot. After being submitted to a
vote it wus passed unanimously,
The voting then proceeded after the ap
pointment of J. J. Maligna and Dolph
Glenuon as tellers. The vote resulted:
Itutledge, 24; Kelly. HI; Hawley, 3. Mr.
Butledge having received a majority of all
votH cast was declared elected. Ho was
called before tho convention and in a brief
speech thanked the delegates for their
honor conferred. Be closed by pledging,
ir elected, to do all in his power to merit
tho confidence reposed in him. The meet
ing thereupon adjourned siuo dio.
NOTF.S OF THE CONVENTION.
Attorney Tom Shea, of Nnnticoke, was
preseut and took more than a passing in
terest in tho proceedings.
Professor K. E. Shiel was an interested
spectator throughout tho cntiro proceed
ings. The professor is a close student of
human nature aud evidently learned a
thing or two while complacently holding
down his lofty seat.
Oilicer P. J. Earley, whilo acting thu
were $10 and VI ceo be bought for
$14 and $1 can be bought for
Men s Blue
Only $9.90. Former
part of poucomaker, conducted himself
in ii manner that won encomiums of
Tho "diliit" for revenue only was as
usual to bn fouud, and in two instances
had the effroutory to ask $75 for oxpuiises
(Da Happily, however, he went away as
empty us he came; a self confessed bood
lor. Dotective James O'Brien, of tho Lohigh
Valley railroad, was an active spectator.
The conduct of not a few of tho delegates
has sealed their fate, socially speaking,
with the lynx-eyed detective.
On Wednesday and Thursday nights the
Presbyteiian church will have an ice
cream and strawberry festival.
Itev. W. V. Smith, a former pastor of
this town, wns a caller in town on Satur
day. After taking thirty-two ballots, John P.
Griffiths, father of tho burgess, was elected
Tho "Confederate Bpy" at Weber's rink
on '1 buriday and Friday nights. T be hall
should be crowded each night, as the play
is deserving. Taylor orchestra will be
Kate and Leah Powell passed Sunday in
The reception committee of the Price
Library association will meet tonight.
Every member is requested to be present
nt B o'clook.
Tomorrow is pay day at the various
mines of the Delaware, Lackawanna and
Western in this vicinity.
The Willing Workers will hold n fair
and festival in the Methodist Episonnl
ci. inch on Wednesday and Thursday
evenings, June 18 and 14. An admission
fee of A cents will be charged at the door
on Wednesday night. On Thursday even
ing and entertainment will be given, at
which an admission fee of 10 cents will be
Charged, at which the following pro
gramme will be given: Organ voluntary,
Professor D. E. Jones; recitation, Mi-s
Lena Kiug: solo, Miss lllanch Ward; male
quartette, Protestor Jones and party; re
citation, Miss Portia Jones; zither solo,
Professor M. J. Lloyd; solo, Professor
Thomas Owens; female tno. Miss Ward
and party; recitation, Miss Grace Kiug;
Rev. Mr. Price, of Avoca, will preach in
the lecture room of the Jlethojist Episco
pal church tonight.
Mr. and Mrs? DeWitt Stanton were in
Scran ton yesteiday.
Rev. Mr. Wiesley will be installed as
pastor of the l.angcliffe Presbyterian
church Friday evening, Juno 15.
Miss Carrie Seiberhiuir is visiting friends
nt Harvey's lake.
Miss Blanche Tregallis will leafs Friday
for Lake Ariel, where she will vnsit trioiids
for the next month.
The Women's Christian Temperance
union will hold a social anil entertainment
Thursday evening nt the home of Mrs.
George Pearl, Herbert Copp, John Green,
Peter Wier, Wnlium Williams, Samuel
Boatn, Gertie Hamlin, Elsie WestCott aud
Blanche Tregallis will givo n dialogue
entitled "What C imosof a Loose Tongue."
A dialogue wiil alei be given by Nina La
liar and ESditb Smith. Icecream and cake
will be for sale.
The game of ball between clubs of No.
1S4, Young Men's Institute, of this place,
and No. In, of the South Side, Saturday,
ended in a victory for the 17!) s by a score
of 10 to 4.
A K. Ii. Campbell and Ed Hathaway
were angling In Spring lirook Saturday
and succeeded iu catching seventy-five
pounds of llsh.
Misses Nellie Gerrity and Maggie S. Ca
bib, of PittstOn, were visiting Mlnooka
TOT essential lung healing principle of
the pine tree has fluully beon successfully
si parnted and reflued into a perfect cough
medicine, Dr. Wood's Norway Pine Byrup.
Sold by all dealers on a guarantee of satis
faction. and Black
Mrs. Blngor, relict of the late John
Singor, of Nowtou, died at tho residence
of her son-in-law, Abram Wilson, of this
place, at 12 m. Saturday, June 0, at the
advanced age of US. Funeral on Monday
at 8 p.m., attended by a large circle of rela
tives aud friends. Rov. F. B. Parsons of
ficiated. Pulaski Covoy is seriously threatened
with typhoid fever.
Mr. Shelp, president of the Summit Ep
worth league, and Misses Grace King and
Edith Dalesman were delegates to tho dis
trict convention held at Wilkes-Burre last
week, report a very luterestiug aud enjoy
Tho marriage of Oscar Van Buskirk and
Miss Auna Fowler occurred as aunouncod,
on Wednesday last, at high noon. They
left hero on the ufternoou truln on route
for au extended trip via Bingham ton.
The Epwurth league of tho Summit
chapel will givo au entertainment on
Weiluesdav evening next. Admission 10
Baptismal services was announced for
Sunday next at 2.30 p. in. at Gravel pond
for those desiring immernion as candi
dates for membership lo the Methodist
Episcopal church of this charge.
Miss Emma Coon represented the 11,881
chapter of Enworth league, of this place,
at W Ilkes-Barre last week, and was highly
pleas. d with her trip.
C. E. De. ker was a visitor among friends
hero on Wednesday and attended the Van
Frank Phillips and family now occupy
tho Decker villa for the summer.
CAR BOND ALE.
On Friday evening tno ladial of tho Bap
tist church will hold festivals at tho
homes of Mrs. Kinback and Mrs. ililo
Gardner, of Cemetery street.
Lewis Snyder, who was recently injured
by being kicked in tho head by a horse, Is
again able to bit out.
Hurry Vandermark Is homo from Lex
ington, Kv., tor u two weeks visit with his
purentf, Mr, and Mrs. J. Vandermark, of
Washington street. ,
Me-s Anna Hart is visiting Scran ton
On Thursday of this week will bo held a
ba. ket missionary meeting at Ptvlcvillu.
The illuming session will take placo at
lo ,io o'clock. Several Carbondale people
expect to attend.
The tire alarm sounded shortly afternoon
yesterday, was caused by a slight biazo on
the roof of G. Penglianu business IdoCii on
I luudaif stieet.
Tho Columbia Hos company will run
their annual excursion to Purview July 80.
On account cf the rush of coal orders
the Delaware and Hudson wore obliged to
run twelve truins of coal to Nineveh on
Mrs. E. L. Bevan and child, of Pati rson,
N, J,, arrived iu this city on Saturday night
and lire guests at th home ol Mrs B -van's
parents, Mr. and Mis. C. E. Lathrupe, of
Mrs. T. E. Crane, of Terrace streot, was
a Scrantou visitor yesteiday.
Eucklon's Arnica S!v
The best salvo iu the world for Cut 8
Hiuises, Sores, Ulcers, Salt ltheum, Fever
Sores, Tetter, ( happed Hands, Chilblains,
Corns aud nil Skin Eruptions, aud posi
tively cures Piles, or no pay required. It
itpunrauteed to give perfect satisfaction
nr money refunded. Price 2u cents per
box. For aide by Matthews Bros.
For euraohe, tootbaohe, sore throat,
sweilod neck and the results of colds and
Inflammation, use Dr. Thomas' Ecltctric
Oil the great pain destroyer,
tVlicn Baby was rink, we pavp her OnrtorTa.
When she was a Child, shoeriej for ('Astoria,
When she became Miss, she clan;: to C'nstorla,
When she had Children, she gavethtm Castoria
Clay Worsted Suits for
price, $ 1 5.
Mrs. O. R. Mclnio.li, who has been vis
iting friends iu Montrose, has returned
Teachers' meeting on Friday evening at
The Ladies' Auxilliary of ihe Railroad
Young Men's Christian association will
hold a supper in the Young Men's Chrij
tiau Association hall on June 14 at 8 p. m.
Hiss Lena Sherwood, ot New Miltord, is
visiting hor friend Mis. E. E. Tuttle.
Mrs. J. J. Compton is visiting friends
and relatives in Hawley.
The Young Peoples' Society Chtistian
Endeavor, of tha Presbyterian church, will
hold an ice cream aud strawberry festival
on tho river bank Thursday evening,
June 10. 8
Mrs. Thomas Fiemey, of New Milford,
who has been visiting friends iu town, re
Mrs. Theodore Hays aud son Harold,
were visiting Scrantou friends today.
Hon. James F. DuBois is in Washington,
Hon. S. B. Chnse is in Easton.
H. L. Wilmarth, of Oakley, Pa., is visit
ing his cousin, Elmer Tlngley.
Airs. Bii hard Loan, of Susquehanna, is
vi-itmg her danghtur, Airs. U. W. Munson.
The county Women's Christian Temper
mice .union picnic will bo held in this place
on Thursday, June 21.
The cottage meeting will be held nt tho
homo" of If. U. Read on Friday evening.
The Women's Christian Toniporauco
union will moot at tins home of J. B. Aic
Creary on Thursday ,u 3 p. u)
Air. and Mrs. Lewis Foley, of New York
city, are visiting friends iii town.
A gang of men are uow working in
Great Beud iu putting the pipes down for
tho water works in that place.
Sirs. Lrttio Goaa
Tyrone City, Penn.
After the Grip
Hood's Cave Pack Hoalth
Thnt Drcariful Prostration Cure-.:.
"C. I. Hood & Co., Lowell, Mass.:
"Gentlemen A little over a year ago, I wot
attacked by the grip and, after the crisis had
passed, I was left so weak and with that dread
ful prostration, that I was unable to dress my
olf for almost nine months. Borne friends who
1 Ul ww
know its merits, persuaded me to take Dood'a
Sarsnporllla and 1 am now taking my fourth
iwttle. J am so thankful to be aide to say that i
ejn do my housework, and am gall ing fast.
I Sleep Well,
do not have sourness of the Stomach, and cr.n
:it with good appetite. I think Hood's Sarsn
tarllta deserves all the praise It gets and more."
Mus. Lkttib Goat, Tyrone City, Penn.
-iOO:!'s Pills cure liver Ills, constipation,
biliousness, jaundice, sick headache, Indigestion,
400-402 LACKAWANNA AVE.
THIS WEEK ONLY.
Ladies' KM Gloves
5 and 7 Hooks,
WORTH $1.00 PER PAIR.
Remember, The Fair
THE LEADERS IN LOW PRICES,
China. Florentine and
Never have goods of the same character been sold
as low as we will sell them. new.
They are especially adapted for Pillows, Draperies
and Decorations, and many oi the designs are suitable
for Evening Dresses and Tea Gowns.
The line comprises printed and plain China Silks,
Cheney Bros.' best quality plain and printed, change
able Urocades, armure printed and satin stripe Silks.
Oij sale in Drapery and Upholstery Department.
BAMBOO CORNER CHAIR
Something new, rustic
Complete with cord and pulley in the following sizes:
4x8, 6x8, 8x8 and 10x12 feet.
118 W W
406 AND 408
Will be offered this week at
TEN PER CENT. REDUC
TION. After making your pur
chase, we will give TEN PER
CENT, of your purchase back.
Then, remember our Porch and
Lawn Rockers and Settees,
China, Japanese and Linen
Warp Mattings. Also, Re
frigerators and Ice Chests.
An Onyx Finished
chuss or over.
A 100-pUoe Dinner
Armure Silks, 32 and 38 in. wide.
and inexpensive for summer
u keb Y:?i? tea iry L;
LACK A AVE.
Cock with $50 pnr-
o' with $75 purchases