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6 V It vMmjUST TAPEIU TilUKSDAT, MAY H 1 SDoi
FADS IN EDUCATION.
Scrnnton isn't anythlns If not pro
gressive, and the same spirit of restless
activity and excitement thut cliarac-thi-rizts
the city In other directions
IK'nadea the schools. The days are
not half Ions enough, nor are thre
half enouph of them, to accomplish all
that is undertaken, and the result is
that the schools which jtenprally
mean the teachers are criticised un
mercifully. To iuote from an educa
tional journal, ' This Is an use ot fads
in education." therefore it requires a
meat deal of experience, Rood, sound
jiiOfrment and discrimination to decide
what to adopt and what to reject from
much of the so-called new education.
Nowhere Is rope's, advice
Re not the first ly whom the new Is
Nor yet the last to lay the old aside,"
more applicable than In the. schools.
What u boon It would be to the per
plexed teacher if some enterprising
jiedaBocuo would discover or invent a
process by which to solve the problem
of how much of the new to try and how
much of the old to lay aside; and what
a blessing to the pupils under our care.
.remaps mat may ue one ui im; rij i -lads
of mysteftos which will be made
clear by the X rays.
For the past few years the Seranton
schools have presented a most excel
lent field for the cultivation of "fads,"
JT IS CALISTHENICS
which has Its brief day, to
be followed perhaps by language
lessons; and tho pupils para
phrase poetry and write stories which
almost drive those who have to read
them into the Inpane asylum, but
which might be recommended ns a
remedy for a lit of the blued for unyone
who was not compelled to lead them.
Wut these matters ure undent history.
Another time It is writing;, ut;l we are
exhorted nay, commanded to write,
write, write, continually. Nothing in
education is lmpoitnnt outside of writ
ing, therefore we must write every day
and all day lor.g. To give the subject
all the prominence demanded for it,
pencils are tabooed, and pen and ink
with all their delightful accompani
ments, become the chief objects of in
terest in the school room.
Then it is drawing, and we are given
to understand that we might as well
be dead; in fact, are "dead teachers,"
if we cannot, or do not, for it amounts
to the same thing, teach art '') The
sole object and aim of u teacher's life
should be to turn out of the HchocM a
generation of artists educated upon
the "twelve easy lessons" Ian.
Wo next encounter the music crunk
not the kind accompanied by a inmlcoy.
Iiut Just here we are reminded that In
Scrnnton, w here there are so many art
ists In that line. It Is oxcedingly un
safe to say anything which
may be construed as derog
atory to the musical enthusiast, there
fore we desl?t. In this matter we i'tvm
discretion to be the belter part of
valor. We have Just settled down to
the belief that all the latest improve
ments In education have been adopted,
when we become victims to the geo
graphical epidemic which has hren
spreading over the country for some
time. In our case It assumes
THE STATISTICAL FORM N
and we are required to find
nut a masH of unimportant stitls
tlcs, which it will he much easier :o
forgot thun to acquire. In this matter
we cannot conceal our ignorance from
the public, so we skirmish about, note
book and pencil in hand. Invading
business iilac.es and besieging every
body who we think may le abloxto
give us the desired information, (len
erally we find that those whom we
question di) not know any more about
such matters than we do. Why should
they'.' Who ever heard that a knowl
edge of statistics Implhs either an edu
cation or superior Intelligence? In ad
dition to this, many o' our precon
ceived notions of the sltuntion of places
and the uses of certain phenomena of
nature are overthrown, and like the
perplexed senator, we are In doubt as
to where we are "at." And thus we go
on. as some one has very aptly ex
pressed It. "cramming facts into our
heads and driving out our brains."
While we are striving with nil our
might, destroying our bodies, and we
almost fear our souls, to achieve the
Impossible, the dear public Is criticis
ing us because our pupils cannot spell
correctly nor make up .a simple ac
count; because they cannot write a let
ter or note according to the most ap
proved rules or the latest fashion; be
VIOTjATKTHrc COMMONEST RULES
OF ENGLISH GRAMMAR
or do not know positively tho
capital of the state In which
they live. Verhaps that sarro
public would have more charity for lh?
long suffering teachers and censure
them less, were they to come Into our
schools and see our books filled with
written lessons, some beautifully done
and some otherwise; view the draw
ings tacked on the walls no matter If
they are thick with ilut: thov must
rot mind a little thing like that; hear
the children sing the scale, for they
have never been able to get any farth
er; and question the little 9-year-olds
In regard to the value of rnl estate In
the city and county, and the limits of
our congressional district, even thou-rh
they do not understand tl e meaning
of those terms. And should they re
main long enough to listen to the chil
dren In the prlmury schools giving the
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sounds of the letters and srelllng pho
netically, they would go away satisfied
that the day la not tar distant when
the language not only of the nionktys,
but of all the animal creation may be
interpreted by means of a system 01
Phonetics. The uninitiated may In
quire, "iiut do you in t tea'h spell ni--,
grammar, arithmetic and the other s
sontiale, or are they no longer regarded
as essentials?" Everybody has heard
the story of the Indian, who when the
English were taking possesion of all
the land on one side of the Ohio river,
and the French ail on the other, asked,
"Where Is tho Indian's land?" Al
though history does not record the an
swer we know that the Indian Is still
en evidence, even though he has been
crowded to the wall. So It is with the
essentials in our curriculum. Hut
while we deplore the restlessness and
craving for change which has taken
possession of us, we must In nil candor
admit that many things which at first
appeared to be "fads" have proved to
be reforms, and we accord nil honor to
those who have ree'ognized that fact
and have hail the courage to adopt
them. However, we believe that more
encouragement from the public; more
individuality on the part ef the teach
er; more conservatism not In the
sense, of old-fogylsm in the adminis
tration, unci more liberal salarlis f r
e-xperienced and deseiTing teachers
would do our schools a vast amount of
good. W1LIIELMINA WHEN..
SKETCHES OF AN OCEAN VOYAGE.
My first trio across the ocean was
one which I shall never forget. It was
a beautiful morning in the month of
May, 1 bade my friends gcxxl-bye. on
t lie crowded pier at Liverpool, and got
aboard the liritlsh Prince, I had often
been on on ew-ean stcamshln. but only
when anchored at the Liverpool dix'ks.
It was an entirely different sensation
I had when we sailed down the English
channel with about two thousand pas
sengers aboard, all nations oeing repre
sented, all classes and creeds. After a
few hours' nailing we readied Queeiis
town. where we stopped to take on such
mails, and passengers, most of whom
Were rosy-cheeked it Ish girls: their
sweethearts and families, coming on
beard to bid them good-bye. These
farewells were very snd, ns no other
nationality thinks so much of its na
tive land as do the Irish. Some women
came on board selling fruit to the pas
sengers. They were quaintly dressed
in their native costume, which consisted
of linsey woolsty dresses, pluld shawls
and snowy caps on their heads, one
friendly old lady going about, bestow
ing her blessing on every one she came
In contact with. I was very sorry whe.i
up left Uucenstown, us we very soon
took our parting look at land, the lust
we should see for some time. We had
a most beautiful sunset at sea, on our
second day on the water, und we saw
some very queer looking llshes, the
strange-st 1 saw being a Jelly fish.
About four days utter sailing there
came a great storm. It lasted three
davs. We were not nllowed on deck
el tiring this time, so great was danger of
being blown overboard. The scenes
were terrible to witness during the
Ftorm. some prayed, some blasphemed,
some sang. The nights were spent the
same as the days, no sleep for any of
the passengers, each one with a life
preserver, ready at a moment's notice
to meet his fate. At the end of three
days the wind grew calm, and we found
on coming on deck, that we had lost
almost all our life boats, only one be
ing left ,our masts were damaged, but
not any serious damage was done to
the ship or ltu passengers, with the ex
ception of one of the steerage passeng
ers who became Insane during the
storm. The physician was obliged to
have her placed in a cell under the care
of a nurse. I so well romeircier on the
duy after the storm 1 went on deck,
and, being worn eiut for want of rest,
I fell asleep In my chair. When I
awoke I found It almost time for din
ner, I hurried down the gangway to
my reom, some one I passed, pushed me
rather roughly, 1 thought, but I did not
take any notice of the incident, until
I had reached my room, I found on
putting my hand In my iiockct, my
purse, containing all the money I es
sesscd, and a railroad ticket tJ my des
tination, hail been stolen, and an old
purse with twenty-tlve cents in put in
its place. Evidently the thief did not
want to leave me penniless. 1 was very
much worried about my loss, as I knew
It meant to me to be landed on a
strange land, a stranger, without
money. I told the captain about my loss,
but he said he could not do anything
until we reached Philadelphia. We
reached there after a voyage of thir
teen days nnel fourteen hours. The
captain took mo to tho money exchange
olllce as soon ns we arrived, I sat where
I could see tho passengers exchange
their money for American coin, but we
could not get any trace of the missing
purse er money, wo thought perhaps
that the thief might exchange or try to
use the missing ticket, but he evidently
knew that would throw suspicion on
him. Through the kindness of the cap
tain I was cared for by his friends until
he applied to the railroad company for
a pass to take me to my destination,
which they very readily gave-, and after
a twelve hours' ride on the train, I
reached my friends, not any the worse,
except in pocket, for my experiences in
crossing the ocean.
SARAH A. H. BELL.
SOME CURIOUS TYPES.
Since nil sorts and conditions of men
nre necessary to make up a world, and
since we are brought up in the belief
thnt what Is absolutely useless coos
not exist, there remains for us no al
ternative but to ackiwwledgo with a
ci'a: im! le humil ty, ur lack of comi r .
hension of nature's design In fashion
ing some of her curious specimens.
which we may ccnvcnlently consider un-
eler a common head viz. bore's. We all
have our varied experiences with this
abundant element whose idiosyncrasb s
differ as widely as do those of normal
It thrives behind tho magnetic pil
lars of the law, within the responsible
precincts of the rostrum. In the throb
bing world of tiade. In the realms ot
arts and letters, in the domains of the
drawing room and the club; In brief,
wherever there may be sufficient Im
pulse to foster, in any way, a dngene;'
ate product of this remarkable and
startling nineteenth century civiliza
tion. HE KNOWS IT ALL.
We need not look lonjr nor far for a
sample specimen of the class eif those
who know everything and mere. lie
will tell you with equal fac llty the out
come of the next pn sldentl.il campaign.
the price of gloves on tl e Canadian dde
of our continent and the population of
the isandwich Islands. lie will Inforn
you why the birds sing, and why Joan
d'Arc was an utter Impossibility, lie
will discuss mutters literary, at ltla
pleasure, not yours. That he may be
unfamiliar with the same Is tho least of
his troubles, for you unconsciously iui -nlsh
him with all necessary informa
tion in that direction. Detection here
is not always impossible, and instead ot
tho anticipated surrender, you witness
only a dlgnllied and well managed re
treat with cednrs flying, and ere the re
allty dawns, you ure drawn slowly 'but
surely away from lite scor.o of the con
filet. Do not Imagine tint your shrewd
conqueror Is open to conviction; for hlsi
mind Is fully made up, and you may
as well try your strength against the
Pillars of Hercules. He has never b?en
heard to titter an "I don't know"
f hocking disparagement of that Immac
ulate self . ,
Another type li not to' be overlooked
9 , -9
in this connection. ' I rofer to the
crushed-by-fate, ' always misunder
stood type; the man who thinks and
theorizes and thrives not; the dreamer,
who wonders why he is not duly appre
ciated by the verv common mortals,
whh whom Fate has des li ed hU abeelu.
T.ese very common mortals wisely
conclude that the fruit of thought is re
sult. Not so with imr dreamer, he
lives contented In the belief that the
fruit of thought is thought, first, sec
ond and always. A word to him:
"Wanted: Deeds, not Words."
, THE TATTLEU.
These have a sister, too, who is a type
of alarming proportions. She is what
Dryden terms "an Ideal tattler." The
philosopher, the poet and the wit. ever
since there have been philcveiphers,
poets and wits, have justly made h-r
a target for their shafts. Shakespeure,
woman's truest friend, charges the no
blest of her kind thus: "Thou wilt not
utter what thou deist not know." This
condition is not necessarily the accom
paniment of u malevolent disposition.
The weight becomes so burdensome,
the craving for sympathy so strong,
the haunting plea of reason so weak
nnd, lo! It is nil over. Our "typv" Is
hnppy nnd the three or four confidantes
are happy anel all is serene until the
unlucky moment when the confidnntes
begin to experience the precise seusa
tlems of their Informant, and then.
Well, deies It pay?
LOOKING AT HOME.
What a simple task to analyze th
human failings until one approaches
the ego.The eye unfortunately cannot
see Itself, and it Is reasonable to con
clude that elevation of self by intro
spection can I e attained only by care f j1
comparison of repeated cuusea j;nd ef
fects of like natures.
Uut time passes and we are digressing.
It will suilice simply to take a glance
at a few of society's trills, via., the
uihituul prevaricator, the disagreeably
candid man, the inveterate braggart,
the hair-brained coxcomb, the trades
aian who pleases you with what Is in
reality a "llohson's choice," anel so we
might continue to enumeinte the
tumbling blocks in the path eif human
l'.ut nothing remains to be done, ex
cept to hope, and wait, and feel con-
ol..d In the reflection of the wise man s
assurance that the world Is growing
better, and to htm, as well ns to his
labors, we owe most secred respect: for
he Is the great toiler, and alas! so often
th" least happy of men.
'They who know the most
Must mourn the deepest In tho fatal
The Tree of Knowledge is not thut ot
Idle." NETTIE NYE.
Tcrpslchorean Fame Not to Be Attained
at a Single Bound Hard Work and
Perseverance Necessary, so Says Mrs.
Elizabeth Lewis, the Well Known
From time Immemorial, dancing has
been, among all nations, and in all
Trades eif society, the most fascinating
of indoor diversions, but never has It
reached the degree of popularity at
tained within the past few years. The
old-time prejudice against round
dunces, tho Idea that the position as
sumed wns unrefined, or the results of
the exercise unbeneftcial from a hy
genic standpoint, has quite passed
away, and even the most reluctant un
believer has been forced to relinquish
his cherished sentiments, and to admit
that duncing, in moderation, is the cal
isthenics par excellence for young and
old. An Innate love for Terpsichore
lurks in the hearts of all, and unless one
be blase to an alarming extent, he could
not fail to enjoy the magic swing of a
dreamy waltz or the Inspiring exhilara
tion of the two-step. Sousa, the March
King, has been responsible in a meas
ure for the remarkable popularity of
the latter dance, and so long as his
genius remains, the two-step will be
much In evidence.
A fad of the elay and a very pretty
one, Is fancy dancing, not alone for
children, but for children of a larger
growth as well: "Men are only boys
grown tall, hearts don't change much
atter all," and there Is a certain charm
In the graceful curves of a Spanish
Cachuca, the jaunty dash of a Horn
pipe, the stately dignity of the French
Court Minuet, which one cannot, and
would not, tr one could, resist.
Such dancing is gaining steady hold.
as was proven by the crowded houses
at the recent Fete champetre. The in
tense Interest shown by the spectators,
the care and undoubted work given bv
theise taking part, were not for sweet
charity alone, but were prompted by a
growing appreciation for characteristic
To the unthinking public, such an ex
hlbltlon Is taken for granted: it is free
ly commented upon, is criticized, often
unjustly; tne participants are flattered.
but the one to whom credit Is due, the
presiding genius, whose talent and
thought, whose hours and d.ivs nnd
weeks of mental and physical work have
resulted in a marvelous, colossal thing
oi ue-uuiy, wmcn Drings rest and am
usement to thousands of people, is for
gotten, quite too often, by a wofully
The toftchlng of dancing has become
an art, and has of late been taken up
by women to a great extent. A woman
of average intelligence, thrown upon
her own resources, ono who has busi
ness tact and an undaunted desire to
succeed, can. In casting about for an
occupation, do no better than Interest
nerseit in dancing.
She must have at least a year's In
struction from a thoroughly competent
teacher, and must not think thnt, be
cause she has always been considered a
graceful dancer her grace will be of
commercial value without the knowl
edge as to how to impart her Ideas to
omers. bne must abjure society, nnd
worn conscientiously, unfalteringly,
showing interest for all. partiality for
iione4and above all she must know thnt
however painstaking she may be, there
will aways be people to criticize her
The discomforts, nevertheless, will be
few, and will be more than counterbal
anced by the kindly interest of tho
ninny people who do nppreclat? her
work; by tho knowledge thut she has
eione ner nest, nnel lias gained for h"r
self a fair income In a pleasant way.
THE CUBAN INSURRECTION.
About fourteen months ago the resl-
uenis oi uuna began a rebellion against
the rule of Snaln ami hn i,n., ....
gaged in lighting for their rights ever
Miiee. i ney wHni eo intow ore the yoke
en uppiessieiii wmcn epain lias placed
upon ineir Hnoeiiue'rs.
A man In Cuba cannot even have a
new window put Into his house with
out first navlne somn urt nr
He dare not invite a party of friends
to his home without getting permis
sion oi mi government.
As far as the dnllv mnnrta m
Spaniards seem to gain some lmpot
uni uuiiies, uui mo outlook 18 that t
war will end in a victory for the C
The Cuban soldiers have found a new
wennon of defence whtnh- la naiia n
"machctte." It is made somewhat like
a swora ana is usea tor all purposes
from peeling a stick 'Of sugar cane tt
felling a tree a foot and one-half It
Tho Pnhini tiava an i.n<nnt
wvmin v ) VflbVIIVIIl VVI1I"
mander la Captain Maoeo. Captain
Weyler Is also ruol commander, but
of the two, Maceo Is the belter.
The authorities cf Spain trlfd to get
the I'nited States Concresa to urge tne
Cubans to put an end lo the war. tut
Congress declared that it. would not
have anything to do for or against
Cuba. It is. however, evident that the
Cubans bad the sympathy of the peo
ple of this country before t e Spaniards
committed such an outrage toward our
When the people of Spain heard the
decision of Cong! ess they ru. tied to the
residence of Mr. Le Lome (L iiue'U
States minister to Spainioro down the
American flag, and trampled it through
the streets until It was torn Into
Our country ought to demand re
dress feir such an insult to our flag;
still we hope and believe that at pome
future day Cuba will bo a free and In
I.Ol lSE M. HELRIEGEU
Age 15, No. 3 School.
WHAT IS THE B. LA.
The Hoys" Industrial association Is
not, as its name seems to imply, in
tended to eaeh bevs to work, but to
en"ourage those already employed.
No boy can be a member who has
not pome useful vocation. The youth
ful slnte'-picker and mine-helper washes
off the grime of daily toil, und twei eve
nings in eve-ry week Joins the newsboy,
the bootblack, and lino oth,-r workers.
for purposes of mutual advantage. They
gather with untlagglng Interest. Their
meeting place is u large room in the top
story of the city hall. Wilkes-liurre.
given them for this use by the city
One of the evenings Is devoted to
practice in debnte. and the discussion
of improving topics, aided by their lead
ers, the other evening to entertainment.
it has become n favorite social puruslt
among the cultured young people of the
town, to give an evening to the it. 1. A.
A irtouu of them will arrange a pro
gramme, and occupy the platform for
the occasion, with muste, recitation,
dialogues, etc., to the great enjoyment
of the youthful audience.
To all who understand boys, and
know the necessity thnt seems held
uiKJii them to go somewhere, tho value
of this scheme will be apparent. To
substitute for aimless wandering in the
streets at night, something that would
build up the working boys morally and
socially was the high ambition or eme
who had long studied the needs and
limitations of their lives. In this, up-he-ld
by the gemerous sympathy of a few
of like mind, she has succeeded, count
ing ease ami social pleasure but light,
as compared to the joy of this work.
With small beginnings, whlcn had,
however, rapid increase, this band was
drawn together. The city autliorltie-s,
Impressed by the wisdom of an effort
tending so directly to make Rood citi
zens, offei-eil the boys u permanent
meeting place, much te their gratitude
and satisfaction. It is being discovered
that the unbuilding of the working ele
ment of a community Is a more reward
ing enterprise than the ordinary ut
llow of effort upon the tramp and hood
lum. Especially throughout our min
ing region is this the field of greatest
The 11. I. A. is just now ceieorating
the first anniversary ef its home in the
city hall. Subjoined is its appreciative
song for the eice-aaion:
We are coming city tamers,
A good six hundred strong,
To help you with the voting.
And the time will not be long
For the years are marching on.
Hurrah! Hurrah! six hundred votes
to cast against the rum.
Six hundred votes for righteous rule,
for jeiy. and peace, and home.
As we go marching on!
We are coming edty fathers,
And when you are old and gray
We'll stand beside you In the ranks
and cheer vou on the way,
While all go marching on!
The moonbe'ams kiss the Orient shade,
Iiut stillness lingers o'er the glade.
And purple fruit and springing flower
No longer blush in Eden's bower.
For print of slaughter's foot is there.
And husjied is dying Christian's prayer.
The reddened waters, deep and dark,
No more are graced by sky or barque.
And the low breeze that lifts the leaf
Is like an angel's touch of grief.
But, hark! a cry rings wild and clear,
A cry of anguish and of fear.
Each shaded nook, and mountain
Re-echoes loud and shrill again.
Till carried on by wind and tide,
A world has caught it, far and wide.
An aged captive clanks his chain,
The cruel darts are in his brnin.
And blood ilows from his sightless eyes,
Yet still in faith to Heaven he cries.
He calls on man, but calls In vain,
For Europe's God, Is god of gain.
The triple shnm hns doubled power.
But fools away the sacred hour.
True, Albion's sons would cross tho
Of Ishmael's sons and make them feel,
The cross is yet the honored name
That still will show a Saviour's fame;
Hut the low snarl of Kusslan Bear,
Has made them pause In Bad despair.
Kranue flings her lilies at the feet
Of Allah's prince and bows de-feat
While shame on shame the Turk be
guiles. Wipes his red blade nnd broadly smiles,
Then orders out his friends again
To revel in Armenia's pain.
Oh, sister woman, some may be
As treacherous as the changing sea.
But If there be of earthly mine,
An alchemy of Christ, divine,
A spark, a jet of Heavenly (lame,
"fis wreathed about that sainted name
Of her. who bears the lied Cross fame.
The knight of old left pride and power
And sometimes heart In lady s bower.
But sheathed In steel, a euistly mail,
He did not dream that' he could fall.
But she, oh. Ciod! her plain attire
Is proeif 'gainst neither ste-el nor tire.
And she has fears from llcndish clan
That ne'er Is known to any man.
Ood! let the Star and Crescent pale,
Before her strength shall ever fall.
And wrap her In Thy sheen of power
Through every trial of the hour,
ITntll upon her native shore.
We greet the Peerless One, once more.
A braver heart, a nobler gem.
Than gleams among the ranks of men.
The pride of woman, woman blest,
Our homage be her deathless crest.
CLARA PHI ME.
BELTS ARE IN DEMAND.
Leather Belts 1U Inches wide, seem
to have the call. We have them in all
colors and In many styles.
CONNOLLY & WALLACE.
(God blC5 them)
Show their apprecia
tion of our line of ad
vertising by using
the Bill Boards.
REESE & LONG,
BILL POSTERS and Adv't'g Agents,
312 Linden St
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Are tho only Steam Dye and
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city who possess a thorough
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And Leading Millinery Store
in tlie city. licth-jr yu conic
to buy or only tt leiok, conic in.
Yoa'li nnd tl.c store as inter.
cstinR us the ft"1-'- an wtt
want you to grow better nc
titialntcd with both.
The Host Stylish
Are here. We are leaders in
Millinery. Our reputation for
oi-iginul.ty and tastu is fully
cstabli.-dted nud our prices are
fur below what you'd expect
them to lie. V e have the
greatest stock ever seen in this
Flowers, Fes! hers, PIMxm anil every
thing in tne Aiidiniey line at luwjr
price than you have ever seen befure.
In both Silk and Wool Fab
rics, arc a special fe'atnre of
our business. We tloh't think
vc can buy too good n thing
in l.latk Goods. Tho most
reliable makcj are always to
be found on our counters,
nnd our pi ices well! Our
ftnoriuous business in this de
partment is evidenco that we
take good care that tho prices
are ri'ht. Wo are showing
large lines of
Elack Sicilian Mohairs,
Black Fcan Da Sole,
Black S-tlD Duchess,
EUck hd;a SI k;, Figured and Plain.
Black Silk Creaatliaes,
Bkck Fancy Silks for Cap:s,
And a fall range of PrlCStlj'S
BliU'K UOOllS, in many weaves,
styles and prices.
2i9 W&SH1.1GT0 ftJENUE.
To fill Women,
THE SCRAHTOH CASH STORES
It I.nrcre Bars Sonn S1.00
.10 Glyee'i-lnp Soap Sl.ill)
1 Pnc kiw Koap i'owiU-r lo.
1 Piee-lenae OIohs Statvh I.
1 I'llcknuc Corn Ktiire h 4
Stove 1'ollsli le'.
Stove Polish, Hottle
(juart I '.ui tic lilue
Pint oBttlna lilue
Marke-t Hn.leits (worth G0i) lor,
Teas (worth 3.. ISO,
lli-pounil Pall Iti'at Pure l.anl 7,",
5-pound Pall Host Pure Lard I!!)".
3-pound Pall liest Pure Laid lc,
F. P. rittCi:, Affcnt.
74 And 76 Murray Slrest, Etw Ycri.
TO THE TUADE:
Orders solie-ito 1 and lilleil promptly at low-
ost iuarkot prices. rpeciul quctutious ell
YV inuko a specialty of Toas and Coffees
Send us a tri ll order.
V All will "'id fln-st assortment of Heel
lUU din Hants, Pulm aud Cut J-'low
T. B. JVlcClintock's
V. O. Box 67.
Cor. Jefferson and Electric Aves,
NORRMAH & MOORE,
120 WYOniNQ AVENUE.
Office, in Lack'a ave. Tclcphnne 163
kcsidcnce am Kubinson st. Telephone 25H
GEORGE W. BROWN,
Pianos, Safes nnd Furniture Removed.
All Orders Promptly Attended to.
C, S. SEAMANS, co,er,n
Groceries & Provisions
and Fiiio Table Luxuries,
Telephone No. af7,i.
317 Pcnn Ave. SCRAMTON, PA.
Rice, Levy & Co.,
30 Lackawanna Avenu?.
Choicest Mints al
515 Lackawanna Avenue.
HI I IB
This specs is very
But If you see it,
Let me know it.
423 LACKAWANNA AVE.
John T. Porter,
26 and 28
G. W. FRITZ,
iid Dealer In
Cases, Horse and
Wagon Storm covers,
Lap Dusters, Fly-Nets,
Street and Turf Goods.
410 Lackawanna Avenue.
Joseph Andey. Jr.
JOSEPH ANSLEY & SON,
General Dealers in
Dressed Lumber, Dnnrtt, Sash,
Window Frames, lllinds,
Planiii!; Mills Connected. AH
Orders Promptly Attended To.
liUUM U HILL I, IlLUI
Coal of the best quality for domestlo
use, anil of all Bixex, delivered in any part
of the city nt lowest price.
Ordera left at my Oltice,
NO. 118 WYOMINU AVENUE,
Ttear room, first floor. Third National
Bunk, or sent ly mull or telephone to lha
mine, will receive prompt uttentlon.
Special contracts will be made for th
talo and delivery of Buckwheat Coul.
m. T. SM1TII.
A. R. Gould
502 Commonwealth lildg,
Collections Promptly Atlenikd to.
203 Wyoming Avenue, Seranton, Pa.
J. V. Browning Land Co.
I'eoplc's Anthracite Land Co.
Shawnee Land Co.
1, a and 3, Anthracite Building,
4MSpruce Street, SCRANTON, PA.
&co., BOOTS, SHOES,
Commonwealth B'l'd'g, I Qnronfni 0
Washington Avenue, i Ovili lilUll, rtii
If Aent for Candee nnd Wcousocket Hub'
J. C. UlUIIiUTEIl,
CUSTOH HADE SKIRTS
Proprietor Keystone Steam Laundry
317 and 310 Lackawanna Avenue,
That a Large Assortment of
WEDDING ' GIFTS
or your own use, can be found ut
OPPOSIlfi BAPTIST CHURCH.
Low Prices. Courteous Attention."
Manufacturers of tha
OFFICE AND FACTORY,
Always on Hand!
A PULL LINE OP
THE PEOPLE'S MARKET
33 and 35
L T. PAYNE,
417 and 419 Spruce Street,
DEAR LADIESs-l have not advertised in M
long a timi 1 don't know how to advertise.
Youmayay-l don't put Gold Crowns
Front Teeth. It Is in very bd taste. Ever ,'
thing else perttilninir to tlie comfort, ntlliti
and beauty ot the dental organs 1 do, with au
experieuco of twenty-fire years.
104 Washington Avenue,
220 YyamingAve., Seranton, Pa.
D. W. HUMPHREY,
Prepared to analvze cnnl, Iron ores,
clay, liuieHlono and nil other minerals.
Also water for boiler or oilier pur
powR. Laboratory HIS Pittston
avenue, Seranton. Telephone 5257.
Laflin Coal Go