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TI1E SCKANTON THIBXTNE-THUKSDAY AlOiUNlNG,' MAY 14, 1896.
Highest of all in Leavening Power. Latest U.S. Gov't Report
IRiMelf r will pV !" nat,a.lv",lI?:
rnt. orders for Job work. n1 It"
xiblicatlofc lft ot the establish nv int or
Shannon ft Co.. newalrrs. .North Main
r.reet. will receive prompt attention, or
ice open from a. m. to 10 p. nt.
EVENTS OF A MGIl l.
i Mail SaiuibosKcU o'"1 KohbcJ end
Between tlie huuis of tw.-lw uiul "tie
.'clock yi-sti-riluy nioiuiiin Bevoral
.veins wliiili ure iuite unusual to the
aw ahiiliny I'oiiiiiiunity took pluv.
.mo was the suutl-luiKKint; und robbing
t a man anil tlie other was the luirtslur-
x in of a house.
Yin- iiiifoi'tunute man who tinUK'd in
:lu- lirst ruse as Alex. MUrlu-ll 'l h-luul-liatiliin
liM.k ilacf lu-ui' ttu- D'-la-
ulo anU Hudson rope bum and h- wns
In n I'uriril to tin- vlolulty of tip' Mitili
II hose louipany's house by tlu- pir-
Mlu h. II was ilisiovon-d lyln on l he
iiiicwulk by J II. tJudvvouU. who wan
.n his way homo to his boanliiiK plait
m John sti l. Ho was K'oaiiiiiK pi'-"
jusly anil UuilwuoU saw at owe that he
.visa injuioit and went tor help. He met
licdiiuk Ituyley. Who ut oiiee um-iiwli.-il
the ehlef of poliee and I US -
V. Utvrett and J A. Kelly. The lu
luieii man wa. earned lo the Mitchell
Hoie house uli'l plm id In bed. Here
ie lay inieoliselous for to hoiua.
There were no maiks or bruises on his
joUy bin on pressing a spot on his
lead the youiiK mall lllia hed. No other
.11 juries were tound and today he Is all
Ml. Mltehell says he was on his way
'lome and when near the I n-law ure anJ
Hudson ro'ie barn henid lootstens be
Mud him He turned to look but re
thembeis nothing more. A small sum
A money was taken from his poektt
'jUt Ills Wali-li was uutiitli'lird. No elue
has been yet found and probably iieer
About the s-aiue hour apparently the
residence of William Miller on North
'Jhurch street was entered and notes In
the amount of und a silver wateh
The burglars . ntered throimli the rear
kitchen window, without awakening
anyone. He then passed throuuh the
sleepliift riiom of Mis. -Miller to the
room occupied bv Mr. Miller und his
M Hudson. Here he Went through .Mr.
Miller s eai uicnts and took from thent
u potketbook which wus upparently
Well filled. The thieves must have been
Very much disappointed when they ex
amined the contents, us it was tilled
with notes to the amount of $fi.22r upon
which Mr. .Miller ordered payment
Mopped yesterday. The thief ulso took
a watch and a few other things which
dlil not amount to 'M.
. Mr. Miller had Just received laiire
ill alls from 'lie west und about S?0 In
rent money, hut this was nut found bv
the' luii'iOurs. Kvldciitly some one hail
overheard Mr. Miller's remark that he
had considerable money In his jtosses
sloii and had planned.
There Is evidently some connection
between the burglary and the anmlhux
vliiK of Mr. Mitchell. The last place
Mr. Mlli hell is Conscious of being Is
very near the residence of Mr. Miller
and some one watchinu" was nrolniblv
ufl'ald that the persons In the house
would la discovered by Mitchell, und
uccoidintrly knocked him Insensible.
COilMll 'TEE MEETING.
Much Lntlmeiasm Shown in tlio I onrih of
The pri-purailoiis lor the Fourth of
July celebration uic pi'ogtvssiuK In a
most 'satisfactory manner. The so
llcitliiK committee will ben In the can
asstng of the city today, und It Is to
be hoped they meet with u hearty re
ipoiise as it is upon this cunvass the
success of the celebration depends.
At the meettiiK of the committee in
'hiirue Tuesday iilttht. Professor tJreir
oiy. of Wood's colh'tie, made a very
liberal offer which was received en
thusiastically. Air. tJretrory said that
he Would alve half the prollts of the
f'eary lecture to the f ill theiint? of the
lie will Kilarantee the expenses of the
lecture and the committee will have no
A MidnlRht llotl
The npew season will be closed on
Saturday night by Hoyt's "A Midnight
, Hell." This is guaranteed to be the
linest production here this season, and
there will probably be a big rush for
seats. The comedy will be presented in
a lavish manner with new scenery by
Arthur Voettlin and complete new
music, sons, glees, quartets and mad
rigals by Victor Herbert, conductor of
'. Ullmore's band, and author of "1'iince
Ananios," "The Wizard of the Nile"
and other opera.
PERSONAL AND OTHER ITEMS
James Barbour has resigned his po
sition with Spunlu & Coogan. barbers,
and has accented a similar one with
J. C. Kerlns. of Wilkes-Karre. He left
, for the latter place today.
Alderman Bunnell and 11. O. Stark
were Ashing at Newton lake yesterday
Juines Malum, of the Scrantou Sun
day Free i'ress, was a visitor in town
Kdward Pailey, of Dundaff street., is
; HI with typhoid fever.
Letters have been received from
Harvey Smith and William Hritton.wh.)
left here several months ago for tlie
gold fields. They have not yet reached
' their destination nnd report a rough
j voyage but no accidents.
The C&rbondale Cycle club met Tiles
day evening. and elected .the following
new otlicers: rresiilunt, J. D. Purtell;
treasurer. A. J. Mitchell: captain, K. D.
Purely; directors. Dr. H. C. Wheeler.
Dr. J. D. Day; auditors, I. Singer, Dr.
W, W. Fletcher, K. B. Van Bergen.
The club will go to u! pliant tonight to
attend the Cinder path meeting. A run
to Honesdale is planned for next Sun
Rev. W. A. needier, pastor of the
GREAT SALE OF BODY
We have no fortune to give away,
but we guarantee you goods ut less
than any other house iu the trade.
Your choice from our stock, which la
$100 Per Yard.
Keraember we don't reserve any
thingThese goods consist of all tlie
leading makes. , Come early and make
J. SCOTT INQLIS, i
CARPETS and WALL PAPERS
419 Lack'a. Am. '
. V. Hammond in Olyphant Tuesday
Mis. l'atrick Henley, of Scott street,
has returned from Susquehanna, where
she has been visiting; her daughter,
Mr. and Mrs. James MeMyne and
famllv. of Scotland, arrived Pi this city
TuesdHV anil ule the KUests of the
former's brother. David MeMyne, on
DundatT street. They expect to settle
Mr. and Mrs. K O'Connor, of South
Wyomlnu street. ove a party Tuesday
eveiiins in honor of their little Kiand
Second l'resbvterian church, pivai'hed
the FPrnimi at the Installation of Hev.
dauyhtcr. Florence Cain!bell. It behm
her eighth birthday. She received
many ?Mi from her little friends.
A plensant birthday party was itiven
Tuesday eveniii!; by Miss Oruee Munii.
of Lincoln avenue
The follow intf item is tuken from the
Sullivan County l:ecord, of JelTersoii
Vllle. N Y . and Kives an accurate ac
count of the lihootinK match between
John lllutter. of Scianton. uiid I'lrich
tionrer. of Taylor, which w ill be Intel -testing
news to their many friends:
John lilatter. of Scianton. and Ulrieh
Hoiger. ot Taylor, u town adjoining
Scrantun. held a turuet match here on
Tuesday for $P'U a side Uoth ore crack
ntle shots und the contestants appoint
ed the match here beouuse they did not
want their ll lends ut home to wager on
tlie rtsull The lanne Was liolu the
rear of the Bugle hotel. '.'IKI yards lo a
point in Charles Schrluell's pasture lot
Kitles of 32. S und 44-callbie were urfed.
and the shiajtiliti was done offhand
The politest besun at 11 o clock and wus
Mulshed at J o'clock, each iirillK 1W
Hoi eei took the lead at the I
start. Ineteasiim lead to the linisli and
winiiiuti by 37; points The follow in i
Score tells the story, the uullscye
couiilinu 25: Hlattel 'J. i. 1:'.. HI. S. 1. I
24. la. Si. !. 0. 17. I!. 18. 17. 12. lv. Is, 18.
12. 13. IS. 21. IS. lh. 21. 23. 17. a. i. t. .
U. 21. 2U. It. 21. 22. H 2.".. U 7. U. 7. 17.
23. 22. 21, 1. 4. V., 2... 11. 1!. 1U. 23. 11. t).
2u. Iti. lti. 21. In. II. in. i. H. 1'. 23. 1. tl. II.
23. 17. 1 t.'i. 21 . IU. 12. 17. S, I.",, 11, ,
15. 15. 1. Pi. 12. Ii. . 3. II. II u. ir.. 0. IS.
li". Total. I. I'.'l Horner .1 I!'. II. 18,
14. 12 K, If', 2ii. 17. 24. is. it. 12. li. Il,
1. 12. 1J. 21. IG. 22. 23. 24. Ill, 111. 25, Hi,
In. 23. 1. 22. II. I., 22. 23. 111. !. 111. 11.
6. IS. 17. 1. 17. Hi. 21. 2U. 7. 12. 22. Iti. 13.
22. 15, 17. 20. Ii'i. Hi. IS. 21, 17. 13. IK. 25.
Hi. 21. 14. Hi. 21. 21 14. If.. 2U. 20. 23, 21.
20. 21. li'. 20. 15. 11. IS, S. Total. 1.770.
Mr. Blatter has many old friends here
aud .Mr. lloi'tiei' resided when a boy at
keiiuza Lake, w here his father was em
ployed in the tannery. These Kenlle
nieii were accompanied here by Mrs.
Blatter, John Blutter. r V. M. Spencer
and J. M Bums, of Scianton; and
Heinv Weisselifluh Joint UoiRer und
Arnold Moore, of Taylor. They re
turned home Tuesday evening."
Tayloi band will Rive a concert Satur
dayl evening from the band stand.
Kvan G. U'a'Ulns has returned lionet
from a four weeks' visit to I'lilladel
plilu. The Taylor Hose company expert
their new hose Waoii for the parade on
Mrs. (leorye Xiuislcel la visiting ut
(iiuiiae. Luzerne county.
A llieiry-Ko-I'oiind has been erected
on the Davis lot. corner Main and Kall
The iiH.'inlicrs ot the Memorial church
win noiii a Social feaiutduy evening Hi ;
Ayer's lawn, when Ice cream, cake and :
trull, etc., will be terVed.
Thomas Wylam, of Storrs street. ;
moved yesterday to South Taylor. I
"John Von Weisseilnuh Is making lin- I
pioveineniM uroutiu Ills Hotel.
For the thai time In tevei-al ino-.itlis
the borough council got together and
transuded Important business last
evening ut S o'clock President Davis
culled the meeting to order aud ap
pointed Thomas Patten siiretary p;o
tern. The chairman then annouiiccd
the object of the nu'etlng for the pay
mint of amounts due on the electric
plant In date. The secretary rend tlie I
tun oi tne pcrauton supply and Ma
chinery company, which amounts to
$4,:i;i:i, or one-half of ih? total amount,
which according to the contract was
now due. Councilman Cm run then
took the oor and stilled that the orig
inal contract called for the payment of
only one-third of Ihe amount. This
was the cause of considerable discus
sion. A motion was then made to lay t;ie
matter on the table, which wus lost.
A resolution was then brought forth
that the one-half be paid, which was
udopted by a vrte of reven to live. The
vote was as follows: F r Kngan, Kec
g:in, Davis. Patten, Finii. Dempyey,
Faddeii: ncainst Oallaghcr. O'Hallo
ran. Tint-ley. Cannon. Cuiran; An
other resolutl n was udopted to pay the
amount dut to Spruks Brothers by t:ie
same vote. Adjourned.
On Tuecday evening Rev. II. F. Ham
mond, formerly of Warrenham, Pn.,
was installed pastor of the Presbyterian
church at this place. Tuesday evening
T. A. Mills. P. L. D., of Wilkes-Harre,
moderator of the Presbytery, presided.
After the opening song by the congre
gation Kev. V. C. llyeis. of Peckville,
asked for tlie Divine blessing upon the
services, liev. J. A. Kvans then read a
portion of .Scripture and a selection was
rendered by the choir. itev, W. A.
Ucedicr. of Archbald. delivered an elo
iiucnt sermon taking for his tent Reve
lations II. 10. "Be thou faithful unto
death and I will give thee a crown of
lite." AtPr the sermon Ihe Junior
Christian Endeavor society rendered a
song. The new inistor was then in
stalled by thii moderator, who was as
sisted by Kev. C. K. llcbltisnn, of
Scianton, and Uev. V. C. Pvers, of
PiM.kvlllo. After the Installation ser
vices a reception was held and congrat
ulations tendered the new pastor.
Mrs. John FeigiMim and son. Joe are
spending a few days in Blooming Urove,
A meetlntr of the bicyclists will be
held In Muhon's hall this evening.
, C. E Spencer, of Curbuiidule, was a
ralkr In lewn Tuesday.
Mlfs Kdith E' ann sMeut last evening
w llh fl tends in Scrnnton.
Avert Snyder, aied S4 years, fami
liarly known as "Grandpa." died here
at 10 oclock yesterday morning. Mr.
Miyder Was a respeeted resident und
wus among the Hist settlers in this lo
cality. He was until a lew years ago
engaged In the farming business, but
on account of old age was forced to
retire. He leuves beside his relatives
a wide cliiie of friends und acquaint
ances. The funeral arrangements will
Mrs. James Oilboy, of Duryea, Is vis
iting relatives in town,
Tlie school board held lis regular
monthly meeting on last Monday even
ing and transacted the following busi
ness: Kxteilded the school term until
June Iti; appointed George lie Mutt to
till the vacancy caused by Director
Moigun's resignation, and ordered the
salaries of teachers to be, paid. -
(0. J. Burke visited In Olyphant yes
terday. On May 20. at Smith's hull, the fu
luuup T'oulitll family of Plttstou will
give, a musical and literary entertain
ment for benefit of the Oerman Catholic
MRS. Y1IS1A SENT TO JAIL.
The Wife of iho .Man .Wardered ia the
lllackni.iii .Mine Sent I p.
Xine men and two women, all Polish.
Were before Mayor Nichols thla morn
liiff for keeping a disorderly house on
Anions thein was Annie Ylestl, whose
husband was murdered In the Black
man mine, and his slayer. Jemmltis. Is
now In the county Jail under sentence of
dr-ath. The evidence showed that the
house was disorderly and the mayor
f.ned each of the men ts and costs, the
proprietor $1U and costs, and Mrs. Ylestl
flu and costs. In default the hitter was
sent to Jail. The others all paid.
AS TO UNCI K UOAKUS.
And How They Affect Vbnso Who Take
I ountry Krlvcs. ,
'Snulre Donahue and his family re
turned Tuesday evening from Montrose.
Tin y report an enjoyable drive through
a beautiful country, und compliment
Mr. Kenny on the excellence of his
The 'no u ire was sent four miles out
of his wav by the neirlineuce of a con
i'tahle and supervhor in not having a
proper hand board at the Intersection of
i el lain rouils. He has been leuuiiiK"
j law on the subji-vt since his return, and
the oliieiuls of Franklin township may
be called to account. ,
l lKi: AT l'LY.MOL' 1 !!.
Setcn Hum nnj Two l.wtlliiiB lcs
The most sulous und disastrous tire
thut has occurred at I'lvinouth S'in'e
the demolilloit of llif- old ICIcv house
In lssti. ocelli led alMjut 3.30 Tuesday af
ternoon. St ven burns ami two dwelling
houses on i 'omliierclul alley ale laid In
ashes, and one of tin densest bu..liie.-u
blocks was il.i'eatcnvd and only saved
by the Heroic efforts of the tllelil:li
The loss w ill tool up to about $3 IHHI.
The blanch ell u if stole of HraVrS
brotners. which is located In Mavlield. !
Will in all ptobubility bw moved to the!
main Phaimaey. which M ill this place j
The bruih has been conduettiO. by
t iiiium " raves lor me pusi llunilis
who will u:.oii the removal of the dius
stoiv. 8" upon the load, trau'llnu for
j a wholesale drug store. The change Is
) c.pecleQ to take pluee about tlie- llrst
of next Uioiitli
j Tht little son of Curtis Helmes met
l with a very painful mishap Tuesday,
! which may prove to be very serious.
! He was cttrrytng a beard at ihe time
; if the accident, which had a nail in
o:;e end. In soinu manlier he tupped,
! tulhiiK upon the board, causlua' the
null to penetrate his wrist. TN- woiiml
ulthwiiKh very painful, is tiu.uuht by
the attending physician, In be not se
rious. Jermyii Is expc rieiicliiK a Keiieral Im
provement boom. The ordinance requiring-
ull property owners to luy side
walks expires In a short time, und as a
eotiseipieure Ihe work is being hustled
right along. The property owners on
Serollil s'lvet have been foremost in
their IniroM-ments and u result pre
sents a very attractive appearance.
Several of the prominent wheelmen in
this place are Interesting others In gel
ling up a bicycle club. There are over
seventj-llve persons who have wheels
and those Interested in the movements
think the result will be very satisfac
tory. I'. It. Hell is Improving his ihree-Htory
block, mi Main street, with a cout of
The final examination of students of
Jermyn Hlvh school and 'several other
districts will be held In the high school
building ott Saturday next.
'Ihe super.structui of H. D. Swlck's
new house on Second street is rapidly
At a meeting held Tuesday evening in
Windsor hotel parlors, the following
ollicers were chosen by the members of
the new base ball organization- Pvesl-
ueiu, i nomas Kendticks: sccreturv, j
William Davis: treasurer. Doctor Mey
er: manager, J. H. James; assistant
manager. P. .1 Meln.miM- m.m.j
James and McDonald will proceed at
once to secure players for the opening I
game, which will take place on De-cora- I
The sanitary oftlcers of ihe borough
will commence to Inspsct all cellars
and outhouses In the botoush on May
15. All found In an unsanitary condi
tion will be dealt with uecord'ng to
Miss Jennie Kaatis died at the home of
her parents on Maple- avenue ut 4 a. in.
Tuesday, utter sUifering with typhoid
mulutiu for only a week. Miss Faatz
was In her twenty-tilth year and will
be greatly mourned by her many
friends. She Is survived by her mother,
father and brother. Harry. The funeral
w ill be In Id Friday at 'i p. m. ut the
house. Itev. C. A. Benjamin officiating.
Interment In Glen Dy berry cemetery.
As the day draws near for the or
dinance to go Into effect compelling
wheelmen to carry lamps and bells
there is a very noticeable Increase In
the number already on the street. The
project of building a bicycle club houFe
at some near-by lake is gaining- In
strength each day. As a large number
have already signified their Intention of
joining a meeting has been called for
Tuesday night at 8 p. m. to perfect
If the llnby Is Cutting Teeth.
Mrs. Wlnslow':; Soothing Syrup hni
been used for over Fifty Years by 11111
i:cns of Mother.; for t:n;ir Children
while Teething, with Perfect Success.
It Soothes the Child. Softens the Gums.
Allays all Pain; Cures Wind Colic and
Is the best remedy for Diarrhoea. Sold
by Druggists in every part of th world,
p.o sura and ask for "Mrs. Winslow's
(ioothitm Syrup." r.nd take no othsr
kind. TwMity-nwp cent'i a bottle.
liev. Mr. Hogan has resigned us pas
tor of the Methodist Kplseopal church
of this place for Ihe ptirpnsi- of going
Into tne temperance Held. Mr. He-gun
Is a .ealous temperance worker, und
Is not ui'raid to tell the devout church
member "'.o vote as he prays."
1'. H. l.ce. of Binghnmton. was In
I'. C. Burns, of Great Bend, was In
Kugene L. AMiiiii. our former candi
date tor counlv commissioner, was In
llcv. Air. llogau dcliveie'd u temper
ance lecture ill the Presb teriuli church
Forest lues are doing much damage
In this vicinity. One small dwelling
was coilijiluie'd Tuesday. '
Itev J. I ndei wood Is visiting in town.
The Pdtllotlc Older Sons of America
cauip ot Gibson, are ugttutlng the ques
tion of election u new hull.
asy to Take
asy to Operate
Are features peculiar to Hood' l'llls. Stnull In
si.e. luitele'ss, e'tlleieiit, tuuroui'li. As one man
said: " Vou never know you pBB
hHfetukenu pill till It Hull
over." 2AC. (.'. 1. Hood & Co.. 1 1 1 S
Proprietors, Lowell, Moss. 0
The only pills to take with Uuud't Sursuuarllla.
BATS TRIB FREE.
421 Lackawanna Ave.
Centers in our store. . We are tloiug by far the lan?ct business in this
line ill the city. A visit to our store will quickly explain the reason.
We have a iarer stock und greater assortnient than all tlie oilier
suites couibiucii, aud our retail prices are less than usual w holesale
We inaugurate to-day a tircat
Half Price Sale
of 'trim mod Huts.
HiKht In the midst of the busy season
we are making sweeping rcdiietions
sue'h as nu other store bus ever .11
Trimmed Hals that were ii w to uo at
Trimmed Hats tliat weie $8.UU lo ko ut
Imported Triiu:iie'J Hals liiat Were Hit
unJ !J to ;:. ai H '.'! and ."'.'S
At Jl.'.W. fc!.4S and U.Sks. wolth fully
double the money.
Children's Trimmed Huts
At US.-. (1 ftV fl.uu and l S less ilian
the iiiatei'iuls are Worth.
We call special attention lo the laet
mat none of our IihU ure liiiiiuied ith
elieup materials or trash of any kind.
They ure all bright lieu Koods. luiest
atyles and l:. mined by the best inilll
iiers In the city.
Kibbons und lTov vr
We have iiiade big t'cdiictioiij in all our
Immense stock of Kibbnns and Klein
eis. It will puy you to - tlie-iu bi loie
U ATC XR I M M F IJ
1 1 n ' I nillllllbW
We eoimiieiKe today a SUPcRB EXHIBIT OF SUMMER MILW1ER.. The Choicest
and Newest Designs ia S'JffllO HATS AND BONNETS WH be shown. Some re
markable examples of Artistic Millinery.
SOME F.UIOIS YOlXti MEN.
I 'emptied by the Globe-Demoe'l'ill.
linitterton was not 20 when he died.
Liiniiseer becun his studies of dogs
Johnson wrolt- his be.it poetry in early
11 1'erugiiiu had tinlshed uu altar palm
ing at II
.Ailijel' wrote- ull upeie-tla for the stage
I'ornellle had planned a trage-dy before
he was i.i.
Moliere finished a comedy, one of his
best at IT.
Claude Lorraine began landscape paint
ing at Vi.
Kembiundt had finished a poitruii be
fore he was U.
rTa Angclico patnled a superb altar
piece before IV
Corregrlo niuniCested his supe. u a rus
tic genius at 11.
KlS Bui iirtoiniKi exee)itcd two altar
pieces be-fure 17.
Titian began his long series of allegor
ical works ut 11.
1-1 It was chancellor of the exchequer
before he was 2o. "
Turfsu Is said lo have planned his great
epic w hen only 19. 1
I.ivy lie-gun Ilia "History of the Koiniin
State" at :i.
Tennyson was IU when his Hist book
of poems Uipeared.
Wvbe-I' had piuiiued a grand ope-ru ut the
lime he was i:'.
Sclnllel was widely known us a poet
be-fore the age of in.
Hall was -3 when his liiv-l volume of
pot li y was published.
Pluiiis was notee us a comic druiiiutist
before he was :).
West was only 8 when he showed his
marked urtlslic talent .
Albert Durer wus ronsiuered u great
artist before he- wus 1.
Sir Tlior.ius .Moure was sent tu l'aiil.l
inent belore lie wus
Chuucei' wus well known ut court us
u .oet before he was &j.
Lord mirieiKh win u minister in paiiu
nient be-lore he nits 'li.
David, the great historical palnier, was
tided for his zrnius ut U.
Veronese .shuwed the modest begin
nings of u great hi list ut li.
Uuldu He-nl executed several masterly
luiidHcapes in oil before IT.
Beethoven wus known as a skillful com
poser before he was 1.
Dickens wus a mere boy when he boan
his "Sketches liy Hun."
Dunn did his Ue-sl puctie-ul work before
he had attained the uge of 2.
Van Dyke wus widely known us a por
trait painter before he was 111.
Steele was famous us a writer before
he ulialncd the uge of '&) years.
l-'ie-hle wus celebrated for his writings
on philosophy before he- was -j.
K.ieluaen at 17 wu.i pronounced the llrst
uitlstic genius ill Germany.
llouu's puoins were udni.rcd before their
author whs yearn of age.
.Nicola Tcsla begun Ins career as an
lieetiieal inxentor when about lo.
Peter the Ureal exhibited wonderful mil
itary genius before' he was Pi.
Hutch wrote luges ani studies In coun
terpoint befoie he was ; ymi-.i old.
liierublni had produced a number ot
solos ami choruses r.l the uge of 1U.
Browne, utter four ye-ars' work, llnlshe.l
the ''Keutlifio Medici" ut 27.
Alma-Tadtma executed one of his best
classical pictures before he wus IT.
i'isher Ames's greatest speech Is said
to have been mace when he wus 23.
Horace wro'.e odes when about Iti years
of age, anil wus famous at .
Tacitus is said to have begun his Annuls
of Horn;" before he was 20.
Itube-ns had Unbilled a number of great
ly uduilred portraits before ho was Iti.
.Martial, the Latin nitlrist, wrute epi
grams when be wus only 12 years nld.
Hegel bt-uati writing essays on the phil
osophy of alslory belore he was 20.
Dryden's poems were e;:teusivelv reaJ
be-fore their iiuilior was 17 years of age.
Hans ijuibein wus known all over Ger
many beiure he had reached the age of i3.
Akenslde produced Ms masterpiec",
"lieusures of Immigration," w hen he was
Al.xaniler the Great finished his cou
qunU of tlie- i:i.ntei u woii J before he was
Kant ljeta n his i.hllusoplil. al und met
tiihyslcal speeulutlons before the age ef
Wllllan, 111. of P.ngland exhiiiitcd his
I'liiaikuble military genius before he was
Voung piodueej sevcrul of hU most in -ceptable
poems before reueiilng the uge
Jluurloe, the son of the llrst. "Prince of
Orange," showed himse-ir a born soldier
l-urn,u tine's best poetry m wilt'.en
When he wus not more than I'l yours of
llooke-'s Hist works wei-e published when
their author wus nearly 15 years of aye.
Beaumont wrote all ills brilliant ilru'mas
befoie the age of 2'J. at which he- died.
Dana's curly wiUIiikh, produced before
he wus 27, ure generally declared to be .'us
Jefferson, before 30, was considered the
shrewdest puiltleal economist of his lime
Campbell wrote "The lie-usurcs of
Hope" ut 21. He never did better uf'.ei
wuid. Washington was only 23 when made eom-iiiuiider-lu
-chief of the forces of Migliiia.
Milton wrote "Conius." by' sumo es
teemed as one of his most clisi luliig poeru.-i,
The first Prince of Oidlige exhibited hl-J
Wonderiully. military tulents at the age
Fielding wus extensively known us a
novelist and geneiul llteialeilr b. fore lie
Charles NU. of Sweden, when he was
a Very young muii. entered upon his career
Sheridan Know lea ha(T produced several
successful drumau be-toru utttalulng ms
21st year. . . . .
Pull leu Henry, Haii l.njwii uicr the
American colonies as, an, orator long he
fore he was 30.
Vtfltatis wrute his llrsl poems at the a
HATS TRII1ED FREE.
421 Lackawanna Ave.
A Wonderful Sulc of
I'ntriiunicJ Straw Shapes
VVe have taken all of our llnest 51
tli: and 51. Ml Hats In line Milan chip.
Iiiseaa ami iiniuli brai ls and inu-Keil
them all utk. each.
'tins Is un opportunity seldom to ha
hud lo a line hat in the luleji siyie
Hi busy season hi less Hi. ill halt price.
Kaney Straw and lioim'li lii.ilil Tur
bans and Toipies were UK', and Jje., 10
go at 3.V.
At Ml.:. Lstilioin Ilal. worth li-e.
At -ise. I.eKliaru Huts, woilli 7"h .
At IKK1. Lenhoin Huts, worm 7e.
Al 7.ie-. l.iKliorn Huls, ttellh 1.IM
At c. Li'tliuili Hals, worth
Correct slui'ies, Uibbon bund. Leather
sweat. Slvlitli straw;
At 3.e-. Seiiuetl and llui kle llruids.
Al 4Se. lineal Sennell. Kuux ihupf,
At ssc and fl :'::, best Milan sli,id,
suttn lined, wot Hi HI ;i ule I $J.iK).
At Jl 1.1. $1 and SI '.In. tlllesl Satin
Straws und f'ununia Suliuid, worth
$1 AM more eueh.
FR KK OF HHARdF
Lack'a flu?, Scranfon.
of 12, and wus the Hrsi poet of tlie age
l.esslng is said to have lieguii "Surah
Siinipsuii" ut IS. and huve lliilshed It be
Smollet wrote "lioderiek ftiiudiiin" ut
27. It has generally been considered his
Hunt w rote some of his eviitieul essays
ut 15. and later in IITe declared them 10
be his best.
Diake. Sulids, Biaiiiaid iiud Kastbiirn
ull died young, yet euen left a name for
St. rue wus widely known in the liter
ary elreles of London and Kngland before
he attained 30.
('olllns's muKiiliieeut "Odes" were writ
ten, published und admired before llie
uuthnr was 2ii.
Keat s, the "Poet's rod." made him
sell Immoiial In Kngllsh literature before
his death at 21.
Gustaviis A'lulpliiis was scarcely more
tluin 21 when In. entered upon his greu
Goethe had produced a considerable
number of poems und several drumus be
fore the- age uf 30, ut Which he died.
Hamilton, ut the uge of Hi. wrote polit
ical essays that were n edited by the gen
eral public lo Jay .
Mhukes-peui-H's' llrst play, if ever he
wrote any. was suld to liuve been writ
ten ut about the age of 27.
Hen Juhnson wrote "Kyerv Man In His
Humor."' eoinidere dby competent erltles
to be his best, ut 22.
Kurq u hu i- lliilshed "The Recruiting I 'Ul
cer, considered to be his liesl, lust be
fore his death ut 27.
I-Mison as a boy begun the chemical nml
electrical exeuriineuts which huve made
his nu hie famous.
Krutikliii was widely kitoivn us u writer
on economy und political subjects before
he had reached 25.
Leonardo du Vinci painted several great
ly admired ailegnrleul pictures before he
aituliied his majority.
.Michael Angelo at the uge uf Pi entered
it n uiilstlc competition with th best
knowii artists of his tune.
Ilahpael showed his artistic ability at
the- early it a of V: when lie- was widely
known as an artlsi in oil.
HlSt KIMIVA MO.N.
Tin- Cuban correspondent rushed ind'g
nantly up to the Spaiilsh general and said:
"It 8 an outrage!"
"To what do y-nu refer'."'
"The fact thai you expel these other cor
respondents und give them the benefit of
all the notoriety that attaches to the pro
ceeding and make hii exception o me "
' It was an oversight, 1 assure you. Vou
shull be expelled tomorrow. I don't want
i IP, ib: .'.hut we huve '"' ime been
ilellcieiit in the courtesy due the press."
Flics! Piles! Itching Piles!
Symptoms Moisture; L-.tense Itching
and stinging: most at night; worse by
scratching. If allowed to continue tu
mors form, which ofton bleed and ulcer
ate, becoming very soro. Swayne's
Ointment stops the itching and bleed
ing, heals ulceration, and in most cases
removes tue tumors. At druggists or
by mall, for 50 cents. Dr. Swayne A
Jewelers and Silversmiths,
130 Yoii!i Ave.
DIlHOiiDS AND DUB0J3 JEAILRY,
CLOWS AM BaONZ-S, RXH CUT CLASS
STERLING AND SILVER PL&TE3 W.",L
LEATHER BELTS, SILVER NOVELTIES,
FiNEGOLD JUID SILVER WATCHES.
Jewelers and Silversmiths,
ijo WVOAUNU AVE.
CURED AS IF BY MAGIC.
viimuw vi L-usi fliannoua enouia eeua at
oni-e lor a oook
lilul elplalni how
lull luunly vlitor
is eni.iiy, quickly
and iei uiniieully
cakne. una af
ferd to Ignore ub
1. 1 III n I V n fl vlnn
Book tolls how
MERCEREAU & CONNELL
Toloptnenr ana tone anj linpartfl to every
portion of tho owly. Seat with pwitiro
ERIE MEDICAL CO., BUFFALO.N.Y.
Monday, Hay 11, the
Following Bargains at
4Q0 AND 402 LACKAWANNA AVE.
. Dry Goods Department.
10U vierex litht gronnd bhirtiuir
I 'sin brie only ac
1(10 piee-ea' Au'-eriran tudigo Blue
, only 3jc
00 leeu Uue-Il llliushsd ToKeliui;
SO pie-ei Kro (t.iiiis. :iii in i le,
t'oxhiiieieB, Brill iautines." "Jke. '
oi th !Lo to 4Hu a yard, unly .... 12c
2i pieeei JupBiietM l)ro8 Bilk,
worth 3iii-. only ivc
40 pars l.m.i 1 urtuiim. S1U, ymls
Ionic, worth Si."m. onle $1.50
10 pirctm bU-nelied Tiibl Linen,
Worth ittle, only 35c
Pt do. Towel i. aieuiteil. bleacbail
mid nntileaeh .!, TurUinli, ami
sll line i-worth IV to ISeeaeh
bpecid Jiot 15c
Ani dozen ladies' Handkerchiefs,
sorted, worth ic to bo. ouly
2UII dozen vents' Handkorcliiefs,
worth I only
Ladies' Furnishing Goods.
a ilnzeu ribbed Vesta, worth lte,
'JS dozen ladies' Kid UIot, all the
latest snadeii, wortn l.Sb to 1 6.' a
pair, yuurchoicn 8ie
75 dozen ladies' fiwt black, 011m-
les Hnw. 11" a pair, oulv iw;
C n easp H. & H. Co- jts for Mon-
dn-only, worth 1. 00 at... foti
50 dozen Indies' ninnlui C'hemiaa
and Drawers, worth 3Hc to 46
lo dozen lailiro' muslin Mht
flmtnt, worth l.'.'i tu 1.DV each.
We Have Never
CAHPET8 AND RUG8
That approached the present one in every desirable quality,
the colorings are richer and patterns, mote artistic, variety
greater and values far beyond anything we eve? did.
Draperies and Ufthotetfery
Our Decorators are. practical, men, of lqng experience,
formerly employed in the 'tartest "House's in ijew York ;
they will pencil you a sketch, or give you original drawings
in colors while you wait, and, be .helpful to you in harmoniz
ing Wall Papers, Carpets and Furniture.
S. 0. KERR,
Opposite Muln Entrance
to the Wyoming House.
THE DICKSON MANUFACTURING CO
SCRANTON AND WILKES-BARRE, PA., Manufacturers of
Locomotives, Stationary Engines, Boilers,
HOISTING AND PUMPING MACHINERY.
Qeneral Office: 5CRANT0N.PA.
Hoodness and cheaoness
at triie Clntriintr Store. It is a combination
that appeals to every kind and condition of
' People in general have a wrong idea that credit means
two prices. Credit with us means the lowest possible price
and the best possible Clothes. A large part of the business
of the world is carried on through credit. There is no reason
why the same principle should not be applied to the selling
of Clothes. We have applied it and the consequence is that
a great many men in Scranton are now wearing our stylish,
garments and paying for them at the same time. ,
"Monday" Bargains on sale Today in our House
60 ladiea1 Silk Waiat. oddi and
nda. worth gt.yg to i, yunr
choice t $1,341
S0 ladW ttpriuir jacket's' niVy. -brown,
tana and black, worth
.'. Sl15" yur ehoica Sl.50
50 Udlea' ailk Cap.a. Uc trim
nilna, worth f.60, your choice $j.8
H ladira' aiitta, asaorted, worth
$10 to 1 13. .Vi. your choice $a.o
ii ladid' allk Waiata, uncial,
worth SIP. your choice $.o
25 dozen Lidlea' caiuhrio laundried
Shirt Waiata, worth Nc, your
i) duzan lieliea' faur-- atrlpad
' UndorBhirta. worth 0ti-t only 33c
dncn ladiea' blnck aateen Undar
sliirta, worth Wc, only 45c
Infants' Wear D:pir!m:iiL
SO dozen children'aUco Capi, lnrj
aaaortment, sell ins iMKi nd 10c
each, yoaiacboice. age
id ailk uuibrellaa. US in. aaaorted
handle, worth $1.70 to $1 .
oolv ... tl-as
100 allk ITmlirallaa, 24 in. aaortvd.
worth $1.80. only it.au
Gents' FurnlsblnK Goods BeptrtmenL
SO tozn irenta lanndrled fancy
cuairu. 11 gaanty ouiy
Oenta' 50c Neckwear. SOe 8nauen-
do, SOe Shlrtt and Drawers.
yonr ehoiee 35c
Uonta' a Neckwear, 2&o Saspen
den, 2Sc Bblrts and Drawei-a,
" your choice 10c
Clnm -a-- --' ..,nkaa l.Q UnaA
worth 12i-2c sale price ,.,..'..e
Telephone Call 5154
Ofifered a Line of
SOtl & CO..
408 Lackawanna Avenues
humanitv. Even rich men
don't want to pay more tnan
tiiev have to. The ooor can't
afford it. Both desire good
Clothes. Careful buying on
our part is responsiDie ior mc
high grade of Clothing we
sell great purchases secured
direct from the makers ar
responsible for the low prices,
225, 227 and 218 '
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