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THE SCRAXTON T1U15UXE TUESDAY MORNING,. DECEMBER 18, 1894.
PEACE ON EARTH TO MEN OF GOOD WILL"
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That peace which is won by good will and affection is God-given and lasting. It is the peace of the home, of
he -friends the peace that brings God's blessings upon those who have won it. It is for such peace we rejoice at this season
of the year. The hand that rules the babe is the hand that commands the peace of nations. It is fitting and customary for
the victors to annually show their gratitude for the peace that is given us. The Christmas tree that the wise and prudent wife . 0
will decorate is the man who honors and protects her. Anything that is spent in clothing or dressing him is a profitable in
vestment, and one that he will appreciate more than anything else a wife can give. And mothers, how much better you will
enjoy the gladsome season if you put on your son something that will keep away winter's blasts, and at the same time make
him as neat and handsome as the other young men of the town. Money invested in clothing is money wisely spent. Of the ' J?
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husbands and sons. We know sweethearts want presents for their beaux, and that sister wants some token of affection for
brothers. We have been giving your wants some attention for months. Now we want your attention and your presence at!
our store during the season. Respectfully,
COLLINS & HACKETT,
FINE CLOTHIERS AND FURNISHERS. 220 Lackawanna Ave.
IE ARE B ITLMS WE WANT TO CPU YOUR I1IMII0N TO :
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ITEM NO. 1.
Ol'R GOODS are the best, and the prices well, you can see for yoV
self. If you wish to spend only fifty cents, well and good; wc
have a score of articles at that price. If you wish to spend fifty dol
lars, we can accommodate you at that figure also and whether fifty
! cents or fifty dollars, we assure you a hearty welcome and fair treat'
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ITEM NO. 2.
kCKIIAPS you think nothing presentaiile can lie had for half a dol
lar. That is a mistake. We have scarfs innumerable at that
price. Some as low as a quarter. Fifty cents you can et something
better; for one dollar the best anything more expensive in the way of
neckwear is extravagance; but if you will, w hy, we cau give you some
thing at two dollars, or even three.
Come and look them over. We have all the latest
shapes and effects as well as the old stand bys
ascots, four-in-hands, juifl's, bows, etc. Ready
made ties and ties you tie yourself.
Law n ties for evening wear just the thing for
Christmas and New Year parties. Three, in enam
eled pasteboard box, fifty cents. .
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ITEM NO. B.
WHETHER a man smokes or not, a Smoking Jacket is as comfort
able a garment to lounge about in after dinner us one could
desire. We have them in all styles and at all prices. Your choice of
jacket from S4.00 to $15. 00. Dressing (low ns, some very handsome ones,
quilted silk lining. These arc really elegant presents, if you wish some- !
thing costly. . j
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HRISTMAS would not be Christmas without the stocking, and I
hosiery seems about as appropriate anil useful a gift as one could
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For steady everyday wear we have the plain unbleached socks and
solid black, color guaranteed fast. We can shov you alsu a line vari
ety of fancy colors and designs. All materials, cotton wool, lisle
thread, silk, etc. Prices, like the goods, are right
For $2 you can get half a dozen pairs of heavy
woolen socks, just the thing for winter wear, or if
you prefer it you can expend thcsamc amount on a
single pair silk, of course.
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ITEM NO. 3.
COLLARS AND CUFFS.
rE have these in as great a variety as the scarfs. The price
whatever you like to pay. Good collars at sixty cents a '
dozen. Letter ones at one dollar and a half. Cuffs from twenty-live
cents a pair upward. .
Make a note of the size collar you want and the
Htyle, whether "standing" or "turn-down." Cuffs
also, the size, and whether the old fashioned "but- .
tuned" cull's or the more stylish ' link" is desired.
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ITEM NO. a.
NO more acceptable gift than shirts could be thought of. N'o man
ever had too many of them. We have them in all styles and of
nil materials. Open-back shirts, shirts that open in the front, and
shirts that open back and front. Plain shirts and fancy shirts; cotton,
linen and percales.
' GLOVES AND HANDKERCHIEFS.
THESKare, perhaps, the most 'popular of all Christmas gifts arti
cles that make a good show for a little money. For 1.50 we can
give you as good a pair of gloves as a man would care to wear. For
the same money half a dozen hemstitched linen handkerchiefs, with
embroidered initial or without, just as you like.
The handkerchiefs we put up in a pretty card
board box w ith ".Merry Christmas" embossed in
giit on the cover.
At any price you like from 25 cents to
ones at 1.50.
Some very handsome
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UNDERWEAR AND NIGHT ROBES.
USEFUL presents these, for husband, father, brother or son, aad we
have some real bargains to show you.
Heavy flannel at $1.00 per suit.
Woolen underwear at '2.oo per suit.
Camel's hair at 3.00 per suit.
There are some good things to be had in the way of night robes
Pure linen, embroidered bosom,
Silk, . . . .
Sanitary and hygienic underwear a specialty.
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UMBRELLAS AND JEWELRY.
LARGE assortment to select from. Imhrellas from $1.50 to ,
A first class tvcnlv-cilit-inch Gloria for fx. You can make no
mistake in selecting any of these goods.
FINE CLOTHIERS, . .
9 GENTS' FURNISHERS,
'0 ' Lackaw'anna Avenue, Scranton, Pa,
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