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Norton's Holiday Display
Is now ready for inspection
at the temporary new store,
115 Wyoming ave., near the (Hole.
Hooks, the best of Rifts,
In our usual large variety,
To please all tastes and conditions
All the desirable new hooks
As well as the standard ones
, In various styles of dress
Suitable for Christinas presents,
Booklets, calendars and diaries,
Prayer books and hymn books,
Bibles for pulpits, teachers, the home,
The pocket and Sabbath schools,
Fancy stationery and art goods,
Leather lap tablets, wallets,
Gold pens, pencil cases and novelties,
All at popular low prices.
Open evenings until Christmas.
A Foe to Dyspepsia
And always have
MANUFACTURED AND FOR SALE
TO THE TRADE BY
The Weston Mill Go.
THE GENUINE POPULAR
HMJE THE INITIOS
IMPRINTED OH EftCH CIGHR.
Garney, Brown & Co. Mfr's
Court House Square.
PERMANENT CURE OF
All forms of Hernia a specialty. Woll
known Scranton physicians in charge.
SCR AN TON
GERMAN RUPTURE CURE CO., LIHL,
203 Washington Avenue.
Judge It. V. Archibald went to Sulli
van county yesterday.
Sheriff John J. Fnhey returned yester
day from a trip to Philadelphia.
William Williams, of The Tribune, Is
confined to his home with asthma.
Miss Marie Phelcn and Miss Julia M.il
ley spent Sunday with friends at Pitts
ton. Homer Greene, the poet-lawyer of
Ilonesdale, was In the city yesterday on
W. L. Carr, of the Green Ridge Store
company, will spend most of this week In
New York city.
Stenographer H. H. Coston Is In Sulli
van county reporting the proceedings of
common pleas court.
Henry A. Knufhold has resigned his po
sition as manager of the Peck Lumber
Hon. "W. W. Watson Is in Hnrrlsburg
this week to argue six tax appeal cases
before the Dauphin county court.
X L. Swartz and daughter, Lulu, and 13.
J. Smith, of Dulton, attended the funeral
of Frank Brink, who was burled at Elm-
E. R. Herman, manager of the Wood
Harman Real Kstate company, will leave
Saturday for a two weeks visit with relit
tlves at Bethel, O.
Miss Henrietta Blck e. of Dnbvlon. VS.
Y., formerly a clerk In the olllce of the
Bcranton city treasurer, la here for a few
days preparatory to assuming the olllco
of secretary of tho Young Women's Chris
tian association in Lancaster.
John Bohan, of Wilkes-Barre, called
on old friends in town on Sunday.
Regular weekly devotional meotins of
the Epworth league this evening at 7.30.
Miss Nana Seollner has returned from
a week's visit with friends on the South
. Miss Diana Capwoll has returned
from a two weeks' visit at Lake W'l-
Mr. Sehler Is very 111 at the liome of
his daughter, Mrs. Otto Barth, Brook
Harry Swartz has accepted a posl
tlon In the People printing olllce In
.Miss Katie Plynn, of Providence, Is
Visiting Miss Blna JIaggarty on Drink
er street. ' '
The Independent Hose company have
purchased a fine team of horses' and
new wagon and set of harness. The
horses weigh 2,600 pounds. The com
, pany will rect a new barn adjoining
their fire room.
T. It. McCllntock.
has Just received a large lot of Palms
Ferns,, etc., for holiday presents and In
Finest line of Calendars at '
' REYNOLDS BROS.
NEW GASH STORE
-' Al 122 North Main Avenue...
Luc? Bras. Best Patent Flour,
we guarantee this flour to
be the best made, per bbL $3.65
Feed, Meat and Corn, ICO lbs. 1.12
Best Sugar Cured Hams per lb. 10
Choice Light Bacon per lb. .8
Fancy Leghorn Citron per lb. .10
Fancy Lemon Peal per lb. .10
5 lbs. California Raisins .25
tSrVe are prepared to
meet the prices of any of our
ON OTHER SSBEOF CHANNEL
I'assinq Events of the Day on the
West Side of the City Noted.
MEANS' HALL ENTERTAINMENT
Given by St. I.co's llattulion-Addrcss of
Key. V. V. AlcNnlly-.Meeting of
Hoard of Trade-Matters to
The entertainment Riven by the mem
ber of St. Leo's Battalion at Hears'
hall last night attracted many per
sons. The walls were decorated with
Hags and bunting, while an array of
plants ornamented the stage and add
ed beauty to the scene. The entertain
ment opened with a selection by a quar
tette, consisting of Mrs. B, T. Jayne,
Miss Margaret Reynolds, Howell Da
vies and Pochard Thomas. The sweet
selection, "I Am Waiting," was ren
dered by Howell Denies in an excel
lent tenor voice. A duet, "Harp of the
Winds," was rendered by Mrs. B. T.
Jayne and Miss Margaret Reynolds.
Miss Ilnrrlft Ward, the violinist, gave
a solo In a manner which brought forth
hearty applause. Richard Thomas
sang a bass solo; Rev. P. F. McNaJly
gave a brief, but eloquent, address, in
which he spoke warmly of St. Leo'a
and commended the work It is doing.
Father McNally's remarks brought
forth several rounds of applause. Mrs.
B. T. Jayne followed with a soprano
solo, and Miss Ward again played.
duet by Messrs McNulty and Evans
was very well given. Tho closing num
ber was a selection by the quartette.
Dancing was continued until a late
Ilrief Notes of Interest.
Miss Morris, of Carbondale, is visit
ing friends on Washburn street.
David Jones, of Priceburg, was
among friends on this side yesterday.
Motorman Alex McTaggart, of the
Luzerne Street line, is recovering from
The various West Side church choirs
tre rehearsing their Christmas music.
Special exercises will be given by many
of the Sabbath schools.
The Ladles' Aid society of the Wash
burn Street Presbyterian church, will
hold a fair and festival in the parson
age on Thursday and Friday of this
The score of the game of foot ball
between Nos. 14 and 36 schools should
be 4 to 4, the ttam from No. 36 alleges.
It challenges the No. 14 team to un
bther game next Saturday at 10 o'clock.
The members of the Hyde Park Lit
erary and Debaiting society nelil a
meeting in their rooms last evening.
A llteiary programire was discussed.
On Monday evening next the last of
the University Extension lectures will
be given In the Welsh Calvlnlstic
Methodist church 'by Colonel II. 1J.
The West Side board of trade will
hold a regular monthly meeting this
evening In St. David's hall. Many Im
portant matters will be considered.
Hon. John R. Farr will make a report
on the action he has taken In securing
hospital for this side. A committer
will report on the paving of Jackson,
tobinson and Ninth street.
The members of Camp 17S, Patriotic
Order, Sons of America, will celebrate
another year's existence by giving a
irrand anniversary entertainment In St.
David's lull. The programme contains
many 6peclal features, among whom it
Miss Adele Breakstone, instructor of
elocution at Wyoming seminary, who
will recite. An Interesting programme
will he rendered.
West Side Iluslncss Directory.
PIIOTOGRAPHER-Cablnct Photos, $1.40
per dozen. ' ney are jum lovely, con
vince yourself by calling at Starner's
Photo Purlors, M and 103 South Main
HORSKSHOEINO-N. Bush, practical
horseshoer. worn none only in a tirst
cliiss manner and guaranteed natlsfuc
tory. Shop, Price Btreet, close to North
GROCERIES Revere Standard Java
Coffee is unexcelled. The leading coffee
of tho day. For sale only at K. W. Ma
son & Co. Fine Groceries, J10 South
SECOND HAND FURNITURE - Cash
for anything you nave to sell. Furni
ture, moves, iouis, uic. can ana see
the stock of J. C. King, luu and ltu;
WALL PAPER-Go to Fred Reynolds.
200 North Main avenue, and see his
complete line of Wull Paper, Paints
und Window Shades. Just opened with
PHIMBING-WIHInm 1). Grlfllths, 113
North Main avenue, does first-class
i'lumuing, steam Heat and Gas Kitting.
Dimsiacuon is sinciiy guarameeu.
OYSTERS R. E. Davis' market house.
Dealer In Foreign and Domestic Fruits.
Oysters served in every style. 310 North
Aiuin avenue, next to i utiKe s.
Brush and Comb, Manicure, Toilet and
TRATT'S BOOK STORE.
Taxpayers Toko Notice.
That your city and school taxes are
now due. Councils, by resolution, ex
tended tho time of collection until Jan
uary 1, 1810. If not paid within the timo
allowed a penalty of 7 per cent, on the
city and 6 per cent, on the school will be
added, and an additional 1 per cent, each
and every month until paid. Don't put
off payment until the last day, as it muy
be impossible to receive u.
It. G.' BROOKS, City Treasurer,
Oxford Bibles nt
Tree! Free! Tree!
For a holiday compliment to our patrons
we will present with every pair of La
dies' Hhoes, costing J2 and upwards, a
pair of cloth overKalterg.,1 , , . ,
i OLOBE SHOE STORE,
- 227 Lackawanna, avenue.
Rare Collection of .Books In Holiday
Bindings. -- . ,v , . , . ,
- . PRATT'S BOOK STORE.
A TRIP TO TURKEY.
It Will He Repeated Tonight at the Froth
Ingham. At the FrothlnBham last night "A
Trip to Turkey." a farcical operetta,
waa presented. There is some pleasing
music In the work and a number of
entertaining specialties are Introduced.
Donna Dean (lanced In a clever man
ner and Little Irene Franklin proved
herself the possessor of a phenomenal
There are several clever people In
the cast. "A Trip to Turkey" will be
repeated this evening. The While
orchestra has been released by Man
ager Lalne and tonight William Grif
fiths' orchestra will be installed in the
X0I1TH EM) NOTES.
Session of tho Wyoming Congregational
Sunday School Association in Welsh
Congrcgutional Church-Other News of
The monthly meeting of the Welsh
Congregational ministers of Wyoming
valley was held In the Providence
Welsh Congregational church yester
day afternoon. At 3 o'clock Moderator
Rev. R. S. Jones, D. D., called tho meet
ing to order. After prayer was offered
by Rev. J. F. Davis, Rev. Peter Rob
erts read a brief review on "Johan
nine Theology by George B. Stevens,"
which was discussed by all present.
The church was well tilled in the
evening, when Rev. Peter Roberts, of
Olyphant, delivered an excellent ser
mon on the parable where the kingdom
of Clod Is likened to a grain of mustard
seed. The meeting was conducted by
Rev. R. S. Jones, D. D., and the de
votional exercises were led by Rev. Ivor
Thomas. Mr. Roberts took for his text
St. Matthew, xlll, 31, 32.
At the close of the sermon brief com
ments on it were made by Rev. A. F.
Ferris, Rev. J. F. Davis and Rev. David
.Meeting of Executive Committee.
The executive committee of the Wy
oming Congregational Sunday School
association met in the lecture room of
the Welsh Congregational church yes
terday afternoon at 1.30. Those pres
ent were Itev. Theophllus Davis, of
Plains, who acted as moderator; D. D.
Evans, Scrnnton, secretary of the as
sociation; Rev. Peter Roberts, Oly
phant; Rev. T. C. Edwards, D. D., Ed
wardsdale; Rev. Ivor Thomas, Taylor;
Rev. D. M. George, Pittston; and Rev.
John F. Davis, Rev. David Jones, Rev.
R. S. Jones, D. D., and Evan Gabriel, of
Sci'anton. It was decided to hold the
next convention In Edwardsdale, where
the following subjects will be discussed:
"Ezra as a Teacher," "The Privilege of
Being a Sunday School Teacher," "The
Importance of Establishing Normal
Classes In the Sunday School," "Hints
as to the Best Method of Teaching
Moral and Religious Principles to the
Young," "Music as an Element In Moral
Training," "The Sunday School and the
Missionary Cause," and "The Religious
Family Training of Timothy." The
blackboard lesson will be under the di
rection of Dr. Edwards. It was decided
that those wishing to enter the exami
nation on "The Life and Ministry of
Jonah as Recorded In the Book of
Jonah" can take the examination at
the home churches in place of going to
the place where the convention Is held,
the papers to be forwarded to Revs. D.
M. George and Rev. T. C. Edwards, D.
D., who Avlll examine them and give the
The News Condensed.
Mrs. II. V. Taylor, of Sanderson ave
nue, is entertaining her sister from
Brooklyn, N. Y.
Mrs. Maii'tln J. Gerrlty and daughter,
Mary, of Wayne avenue, left yesterday
for a visit with friends In Philadelphia.
The new No. 27 school house on Co
lumbia avenue is being rapidly built.
The brick work has now reached the
The Traction company began yester
day noon to lay a double track between
Its power house and the Diamond
switch, also to relay the old track with
a heavier rail.
Kev. John Davey and Leonard Cole
entertained a large number In the As
bury Methodist church last night with
accounts of their experiences as minis
ters In this section about titty years
The business meeting of the Provi
dence chapter of the Epworth league
will be held In the Methodist Kpiscopal
church tonight. It will be followed by
an entertainment, during which Itev.
M. D. Fuller will talk about "Washing
ton, Our Oapitol City."
The semi-annual business meeting of
the Ladies' Aid society of the Primitive
Methodist church was held at the home
of Mrs. Ann Wells, on Throop street,
yesterday. After reports from the dif
ferent officers were read, officers for the
ensuing term were elected. They were:
Mrs. James FIdiam, president; Mrs.
Ann Wells, vice-president; Mrs. Eliza
beth Cuthbertson, secretary, and Mrs,
William Brown, treasurer. The society
Is In a very flourishing condition, not
only having met all Its obligations dur
lug the past year, but It has still a bal
ance in the treasury. The next meet
ing will be held at the home of William
McClosky, on Main avenue.
FINE REALISTIC DRAMA.
1)1 uo Jeuns Presented in a Pine .Manner
ot tho Academy.
"Blue Jeans" was presented to a well
pleased audience at the Academy of
Music last night.
It is of the realistic school and is
staged in a splendid manner. The
scene In the sawmill was particularly
effective. The company that Interpreted
the various roles was a very capable
Oxford Bibles at
Pine assortment of calendars, IK'S.
PHATT'S BOOK STORE.
The l.edics' Aid Society
of the Elm Park church will serve an an
nlversary dinner on Thursday, Dee. 13,
from in to 2 o'cloek, to which all members
of the church and congregation with their
friends are cordially invited. A large
gathering Is anticipated, and ample prep
aratlon will be made In order to accom
modate the business men of the city.
Turkey, oysters and all the delicacies of
the season will be served.
Davis' Automatic Inkstands.
. l'UATT'8 HOOK STORE.
Gold Pens and Pencils at
Books, Booklets, Art Calen
dars and -Xmas Goods of all
descriptions. High Class
Framing: a specially.
NEWS OF THEJOUTH SIDE
l'hilip iMcGuirc and His Brother
Thomas at Daggers' Ends.
ALL AliOUT A SMALL BOARD BILL
Jacob Gcigcr, Sr., Appointed by County
Commissioners to a Position of Honor.
.Movement to Organize a Ladies'
Tempo. uncc Society Notes.
Druggist L. D. Powers yesterday
notified Jacob Gelger, sr., of his ap
pointment by the county commissioners
of this county to attend to all cases of
the death of Indigent soldiers or sailors,
Vho served in the la.te war of the re
bellion. There are two members on this
board for the South Side district, Mr.
Pow.er.3 being the other one. Mr. Gel
ger, the appointee, Mr. Powers, who
has been on the board for the past ten
years, and Mr. Rosen, lately deceased,
whom Mr. Gelger succeeds, all served
with creditable distinction in the late
Miss Yetta Art, of Birch street, has
been appointed assistant bookkeeper at
W. E. Smith's grocery store on South
Itev. Howard Muc Henry, of Andover,
N. J., a nephew of Mrs. L. D. Powers,
spent the afternoon with Druggist
Powers' family yesterday.
The funeral of Mrs. Patrick O'Boyle,
of Pittston avenue, was held yesterday
morning. A high mass of requiem was
sung at St. John's church and inter
ment was made in Hyde Park Catholic
The women of St. John's Catholic
congregation will assemble In the base
ment of the church Thursday evening
with the purpose In view of organizing
a Total Abstinence society. Rev. E. J
Mtlley, pastor of the parish, has had
this object In mind for some time, and
at his request the meeting is to be held
Brother against brother Is the state
of affairs between Philip and Thomas
McGulre, of Prospect avenue. The
latter was served yesterday by a con
stable with a warrant, charging him
with defrauding a boarding house
keeper. His brother Is prosecutor,
Thomas entered ball for his appearance
Thomas Mullatvney, the 12-year-old
son of Michael Mullunney, of Stone
avenue, died yesterday at the Lacka
wanna hospital. He was injured on
Sunday, Dec. 2, by getting his leg
caught In the hind wheel of a barouche,
on which he wias riding. Since his ad
mission to the hospital his condition
had been so weak that amputation
was out of the question. The body was
removed to Ms father's home late in
the afternoon. No arrangements for
the funeral have been made.
.Mr. and Mrs. S. (ioldsmlth Entertain a
Number of friends.
Mr. and Mrs. Soloman Goldsmith en
tertained a number of friends .last
night by a progressive euchre party at
their residence, 637 Washington ave
nue. Those present were, Mr. and Mrs. L.
Marks, Mr. and Mrs. J. Cohen, Mr. and
Mrs. Joseph Levy, Mr. and Mrs. J.
Klein, Mr. and Mrs. J. Freeman, Mr.
and Mrs. T. Stein, Mr. and Mrs. A. Gold
smith, Mr. and Mrs. H. Langfeld, Mr.
and Mrs. S. Sampter. Mr. and Mr3.
Victor U hi man.
THE WAY to reach catarrh Is through
tho blood. Hood's Sarsaparllla. by puri
fying tho blood, removes tho cause of the
disease and permanently cures catarrh.
Take only Hood's.
HOOD'S FILLS act easily, yet promptly
and effectively, on the liver and bowels.
The sale of Parts 4. 5, 6, 7 and S, of Pal
mer Cox's interesting and laughable
"Queer People" will open on Friday
morning at The Tribune business olllce.
Finest line of Davis' Automatic Ink
stands ever shown in the city at
Call at Grlilln's new Photo Studio.
ground lloor, 2U9 Wyoming avenue.
Standard Diaries for 1893.
PRATT'S HOOK STORE.
A Decided Move In the Skates tr.iae has sot
In and it ill pay you to exumins the stuck of
JUKISCH'H, nUllo Bpruee stroot. Fine line of
suporior pocket cutlery, rnzorfl, etc.. for Holi
day trade. Ouns und ammunition at bottom
Huurefi. Also some secondhand wheels nt
prices tbnt will astonish you.Scelugls kolioviug
Making a Fine
i ii nil
MEARS ; & HAGEN,
415 LACKAWANNA AVENUE.
The $40,000 School House.
for Columbia avenue has been let and will
be commenced Immediately. There are
till a few more lots left at a low price.
Olllce, Theater Lobby.
Great variety of Sleds, Clipper Wagons
and Doll Curriugon.
PRATT'S BOOK STORE.
Make Your Selections Now and
Have Them Set Aside.
WEICHEL & MILLAR,
116 WYOMING AVENUE.
On and after Dec. 8 wo will keep
open evenings until Christmas.
You buy your
shoes of Schank
you wear the lat
410 Spruce St
ut course you are in a
quandary what to give
lor a Xmas prescut. Aow
your mind will he great
ly relieved by visiting
either of our stores, where
our lines of Bath Robes,
Goods, Neckwear, Gloves,
buspeuders and Night
blurts are complete.
uur assortment is cer
tainly the largest and
best in the city.
412 SPRUCE ST. AND 205 LACK. AVE.
II . . fi.1
1 1 - 13H Hit ViaillMU I UII WltlllV 1 UklfV II1UUU11IWI
n m rnniiiiTfl
Interest you. Call
LARGE VARIETY, GOOD STYLES AND LOW PRICES.
We want to show you our
MEN'S STRICTLY ALL
Colors, Grey, Black
STHE FR5H10N I
HOT REVOLUTION 11 PIES.
Felt Hats, worth 49c, for - 25c
Velvet Hats Trimmed with Jet and
Tips, worth $5.00, for - $2.98
Frosted Egrets, worth 39c, for ISc
New and desirable goods in Jackets, Plush
and Cloth Capes, Fur Capes, etc., arriving
daily and are sold at the Lowest Cash
iiR mm fub ehiikthrs 11.
Something nice for a ChristmaB Gift. Chains made out of your own or
some dear friend's hair. Leave orders as early as possible.
A SKATE ON.
THEY aro Roliitt to Ret a sltato on nt CLAu
ENCU M. FLOHEY'S, whoso store i the
center of attraction just now for all those, who
want sKutfS. uver l.uw pairs to .elect Trom.
Atnki'iB feature ia tho full ttlckoU'lnted.
all-steel Skate, for $1.00.
M. C. A. BUILDING,
222 WYOMING AVENUE,
HE OPENED TODAY J 1D1E USE Of
Will tell j'ou more about them
OUR GIFT TO THE BOYS
137 AND 139
PENN CLOTHING AND SHOE HOUSE
230 Lacka. Ave.
133 FRANKLIN AVE.
We are now doing a Reneral Druj?, Paint
and Oil business at the uoove location,
during the erection of our slulo building
recently destroyed by lire.
IN EVERY DEPARTMENT.
Ot'R TEIjRPIIONB CALL, NO. 523.
All orders promptly Idled uud delivered to
any part of the cay.
133 FRANKL5N AVENUE.
and House Coats.
today or tomorrow.
and look them over.
A PAIR OF GENUINE
STEEL ICE SKATES
WITH EVERY SALE OF A
Overcoat or Reefer.
PENN AVENUE .
S. L. GALLEJW