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THE SCkANTON TUIBUNIQ-FRtDAT, DECEMBER.?, 1000.
About Saml-Monthly Pay.
From llio present sliile of nrtiilin ev
erything sums to forecast the ptub
llsliliig of the semi-monthly myn "t
nil the local mines, on ami after .Tun
unry 1, 1900, UgsIiIps the rjelawnto una
Jluilson Hulliund company which posU
tlvoly announced that they will he
Bin this mode of piiyliiR with the new
year, a number of ttnmller eoniimnles
now innke the Htiituincnt Unit they,
too, will folow Ihn lend and Kiiinl the
miners' drninnds for the semi-monthly
visit' of the nnyiutiHtcr.
The New York, Ontario and Western
rnllrond and Drlnwure, l.itrkiiwitnim
and AS'estein lliilltoml eonnmnli'H niu
both conslderlnp the matter and It Ih
pmuthtlly decided that the new 111
rp.nBir.Pitt will ro Into eifi-cl. The de
mand nmonir the Ontario miners was
not unanimous at Hist, hut now tin
Brcat majority of the employes have
petitioned It and flenerul Superinten
dent of the foal Depailment llryileii
yesterday Rave the 1'olloWliiK (ixplalia
tlon to 11 Tribune limn i-ORiiMlinK the
state of nffalis:
"Ah yet no definite steji has been
taken but the question Is beltiK Riven
all due consideration. The mlneis nit:
lirnctlonlly URipeil In askhiR for It, and
I think that by January I. the eompatiy
will be In line with the utneis, In
RtantlnR the pays."
It Is undei stood that the l.ehlRh Val
ley ltallroad company starts the
Mini-monthly inethoil, dathiR from Ui"
cpinber 1, and the Temple Iron and
Coal company adopted this tirraiiKC
inent, already last month. It was de
clared effective November I, and the
first payment at the i-IrIu collleiles
operated by the company was for the
first fifteen days' wmK In the mines.
The Hillside Iron and Cusil company
will begin paying the men at Its elRht
oolllerlcs on the twice a month plan
during January, the Hist payment luk
Iiir place after lifteen days' work. This
is the first lime in the last twelve
years that the semi-monthly pay kvs
tein has been iimiU by the company.
About eleven or twelve years uro the
men demanded and weic ri anted the
sernl-monlhly wage system, but after
a short while lequested the namthly
Increases in the olllce slutYs of all the
companies will be necessitated by the
new method, as the arduous task of
pieparhiR the pay roll Is thus doubled.
New D. & H. Station.
Tt Is likely that the wmk of te.utnR
down the old "Weston mill bnlldliiR re
cently purchased by the Uelawsire and
Hudson Raihoad compuuy will be be
Riin next week, and preparations start
ed for the consti nctlon of the new
frelffht station, which the compaiiy in
ttnds locating on the site. "Work has
progressed rhpldiy during the two past
weeks In romovhiR the mill stock and
machinery and today and tomorrow
will complete the clearing of the bulld-
The place has now been turned over
ti the Delaware and Hudson and a big
sIrii announces that the mill people
have transferred their headquarters
tn No. 12 Lackawanna avenue. Prac
tically all the larRcr niachlneiy of the
operating plant has now been removed,
and a biR My wheel is the only thing
which will cause considerable work In
moving. The slack and the largest
of the boileis have been retained by
the "Weston JUill company, but the
other boilers, shafting, etc., were sold
i y the railroad company as junk to
M illlam I?right, the North Seranton
A. D. Koberts, of Throop, had
marge of the hauling to North Scran
.on, A yoke of big, strong oxen were
two of his mainstays In the heavy
work, and the two powerful looking
animals presented a ratlur unwonted
spectacle standing so near the city's
Joint Meeting of Railroaders.
'A meeting was held yesterday at
the New York, Ontario and "Western
railroad headquarters on "West Lacka
wanna avenue between several repre
sentatives of the companies and the
Central Railroad of New Jersey traf
1lc: departments to look over the move
ment of the freight and see If any Im
provements or changes were needed
in the present mode of handling this
Division Freight Agent K. M, Sny
der, of the Central Railroad of New
Jersey, came on from Mauuh Chunk to
attend the conference, and Contracting
Freight Agent W. K. Thayer, of the
Central railroad, joint agent for both
companies, II. H. Ashley, special agent
of, tho Ontario, II. If. Purdy, of Utlca,
N. Y., and Dlstiiot Passenger Agent
.1. 13. "Walsh, of tho Ontario, were the
Any ItnpiovemontK made as a result
of this mooting will be embodied In a
report' submitted to each company's
Central May Bo Absorbed.
There are strong rumors afloat jlh.it
the Philadelphia and Reading Itail
load company authorlles are seeking
to secure 11 controlling Interest In the
Central ltallroad Company of New
Jersey, and on acquiring this to work
the two roads In harmony.
There has boon good buying of Cen
tral stock for several weeks past and
It was reported In "Wall street that
tho Baltimore and Ohio railroad was
after the loud, iu order to seeuio its
magnillcenl tei initials on the North
river. Moth companies have donleit
this mid now conies tho minor about
llio Philadelphia nnd Reading,
Tho Central road Is practically a
continuation of tho Philadelphia and
Reading from Round Ilrook to Jersey
City, and there seems little doubt but
thnt the Rending company would bo
willing to take over tho Central toad.
Tho company has twice before leased
tho Central company, the ilrst time
from May, iss:i until' 1SSG. in iwu the
Central was again leased, this tlmo for
n term of Will yearn, but hi August of
tho samo year, tho courts of New Jer
sey declared tho contract Illegal, and
thu lease was cancelled by mutual
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: Remember the Sale of the X
X Nisbet Stock of X
I $40,000 Worth of Dry Goods I
Begins Today at the Old Store of "The J
Fashion," 308 Lackawanna Ave,
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agreement. This wnn tho reHillt of!
bringing tho case Into court, on account
of tho opposition aroused by tho leasing
when Its terms were made known.
District Passenger Agent .1. S. Swlsh
pr yesterday disclaimed nny personal
knowledge of any negotiations between
th two companies.
"1 inn not In tho least acqunlnted
with the details of tiny iirnngeincnta
with the Philadelphia and Reading,"
he remarked, "but I think that some
arrangement will soon bo reached be
tween the two companies. The Phil
adelphia nnd Reading needs us, you
know, as they can't got Into New York
without our aid. The last agreement
made with them, should have stood, I
Todny'y D., L. & W. Bonrd.
Today's 1")., 1.. and "W. board Is as
Tlmitilny, Poo, 0.
VMI.l) CATS llASr.
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Thin and -That.
The Delaware, Lackawanna and
Western railroad yesterday carried a
very heavy passenger trnllle to New
Voik city. Two extra coaches bad o
be put on ti.iiu No. 4 and' one was
added to train No. (i.
Superintendent Dudgeon, oT the Buf
falo division of the Delaware, Lacka
wanna and Western Railroad com
pany, has recalled the bulletin which
reduced speed to six miles an hour
over bridge No. fi, one-half mile west
of Vestal. Speed may now be In
1 leased to twenty-five miles un hour.
The order also has been recalled to le
duce speed over No. IS bridge, one
half mile west of Litchfield,
325-327 PENN AVENUK.
436 to 405
N. Niuth Stroat,
Telephmis Call, 2;J;3.
412 Spruce Street.
It is impossible to get more
for your money than we give
Others may offer lower
prices but they give you
much inferior worlc.
Some give good work, but
Our facilities are the best,
our worlc the best and our
prices the lowest.
213 Wyoming Ave.
Of tV t- fW il.lJS ('iMMliolI,
uiu ulkiLiI Iiy the
Old Point Comforf, Ua.
Washington, D. C.
Klr.iineii. tJil "Inly cirpl SuniLiy finin 1'iir '20,
Noilli HIm-M, fuol ol Di'icli stioct, New "iiul,.
'Ikkcl", incliuliu!,' tni'.il-. unci sLiti'iooiu an mil-moiljtion-,
fl3.ii jiul upuuril.
I'm' full liifoim.itinn apply lo
OLD DOMINION STEAMSHIP CO.
81 Beech Street, Now York, N. Y.
11.11. V.M.i;i:il,'Iiaf.MKr. J.J.KHOW.N.G.l'.A.
The Best Shoes for the Smallest Prices
Friday &ndi Saturday
120 pair Jvaclies' bpntijr
Heel Button $2,00 Shoes, at
60 pair Ladies' Spring
Heel $1.00 vShoes at 50c,
96 pair Ladies' Vici Kid
and Box Calf, Goodyear
welt, $3.i)0 Shoes at $2.50,
1 78 pair Ladies' Vici Kid
Button ijUf.so and $2,00
Shoes, at 98c, $1.29 and
The above are only a few of the many bargains, We invite you to call and examine our goods butore
buying elsewhere. Remember, there is no trouble to show you goods ami you will surely save money by it,
THIRD NATIONAL BANK
THE UNITED 3TATE9.
WM. CONNELU 1'rcilJo.it.
IIH.NRV UELIN, Jr., VlcoPres.
WILLIAM tl. PHCK, Caslilar.
Bpecta. ntteiittnn Riven tor bm.
ness uccopntR. Three per cent, in.
tereit pal uu Inlorcat drposlu.
Pierce's Market, Penn Avenue
Wo tn.il.i' n jipct i.illj of t.ituj Crcnnoiy Hut
(oi umi Miluly ini emj' .mil '" U It .is
low III (list llllVt (,'UOill iuii In1 sold ,il,
V Oo not Ium- ,in,t pulul m1i' r lc.nl. rn
tint .it nil tllni'i rally ,is Miiuplcli1 it Hue of
M.ukrt (iniuli., r.iiu.v (iiou'ilirt mill T.ilili' Di'llca
rln ii c.in lie (imiiil In tin' lJiKet New YnrK
oi l'hlliililplil.1 Mmkl wlildi mi' H'll .it Hislit
. H. Pierce,
10 I.nikiw.inm Ave.
110, 112, 111 I'cnn Avr.
DR. DBNPTEN. 311 Sprues SIrest. Scron
ton, Pa. 'II Acute on I Chronic DHenscs ol
.Men, NVom n nn . Chililreii. Cunsiiltatlonanil
examination fr.-e. Office Hours Dully and
Miniuy 8 a. m. to o p. m.
Not in Nature
for anyone tn nlwny feel tired. There
is no need to tlnijr out nu existence
Weak nencs ore responsil.le for Inn
gtior, depreiiion, debility nnd arico
ccle. Diseased nerves whether due to over
work, ovcr-iiululsence or any other
cause, can tic made strong as tteel by
the use of
ThevtotieandliiviKorate every orjjan
of thu'biidr. soothe and strciiRtlieu the
nerves mid transform broken down
men and women into stroiiR. healthy,
vigorous nidily-cheektd persons. If
you find this i,n't io, you get your
$1.00 per box; (I boxes (with guaran
tee), S-'ilH). llookfrer. 1i:.m. Mkdi
cini: Co., Cleveland, Ohio.
1'or sali' by .lolm II. I'lielpi, l'li.iiniaiinl, loincr
Wjuniine aCtiiu? and Spruce clieet.
307 Lackawanna Ave.
To be obtained in town. This
statemeut is made without
bluster or brag. Its fore? is
merely that oi a demonstrated
fact. The values offered for
today and tomorrow speak for
themselves, to all who care
Men's Shoes at $2.00,
$3.00, $3. jo and $5'.oo, made
by the best of makers, all
styles and all widths.
Ladies' Shoes at $2.00,
$3.00 aud $4.00, in Pateut
Leather, Kuamel aud fine
Kid, all sizes aud all widths,
A to E.
60 nair Men's K.ussia -alt.
Box Calf, Leather Lined aud
Euamel, Goodyear Welt
Shoes, worth $3.30; today and
tomorrow only $2.50.
14S pair Men's Calf, Vici
Kid and Enamel Shoes,
worth $3.00, at $2.00.
xooo pair Men's Shoes at
98c, $1,29 and $1.49,
worth nearly double ' the
EXTRA HELP TO WAIT ON
A Good Offering Repeated:
Choice begins at a very little price for garments
that are worth considerably more. They are of
fresh, crisp taffetas in solid and changeable colors,
with deep accordeon plait ruffle the same quality
and style and at the same price as two previously
large lots that were eagerly bought the same day
tbey were announced $6.50 each, though $10.00
would be only fair. The assortment of other grades
is most extensive doubt that a better one is shown
anywhere. Every best style was gathered in every
pretty shade, and all the taffetas are thoroughly good,
whether the price be $0 50 or $25. Some very fine
petticoats are $8.00 and some are $10.00. Others at
$12.50, $13.50, on up to $25.
K! POWDER CO.
Kooms 1 and 2, Com'lih IV I'd'
nining and Blasting
M;de at Mooslo and Rusa lata Woricj.
LA FUN & RAND POWDER CO3
ORANGE GUN POWDER
Eli'otrlo ItatterlOJ, Hloatrlo Kxploltri,
exploding blintH, snfuty Kimuai
Renauno Chemical Co.'s expHo "veb
1. 000 na'.r Ladies' Common
Sense Caudee 50c Rubbers,
sizes 22 to 2,Vi) at 15c.
Men's Slippers at 50c, 75c,
$1.00, $1,25 and $1.50.
Ladies' Slippers at 50c,
75c, $1.00, $1.25, $1.50.
Boys' aud Youths' Shoes
at 98c and $1.25.
Children's Shoes at all
The Cheapest Shoe Store.
307 Lackawanna Avenue
SCRANTON'S SHOPPING GENTER.
Perfect in Mechanical
Williams & IMnuity ww.
Carpets. Wall Paper. Draperies.
These Game Boards have Rules for 50 Games including
CROKINOLE and all the CARROM GAMES
FSorey & Brooks, 211
The Dickson MiMiiifiiotiU'liiX I'J.
tcruiiton nml Wllltovliirr i'-.
LOCOMOTIVliS, SFATIONARV fiNOINBS
General Ofllce, Seranton, Pa.
BUY THE OENUIINE
. MANUFACTUnun UY . .
CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP CO.
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SYHUF IF FIGS
127 AND 129
We want you to see the
most perfect Carpet Sweep-
miimmmm Cl KVt:' i'"""11-""
Show Its Merits.
HENRY BEL1N, JR..
General Assent (or the Wyoming
Uinlns, lllastinr, Sporlins, Smolclejs md tli
llciuuno Cliemlcal L'ompiny'i
Sjfcty Tu-w, Ojps and niploJera. Itoom 101 Coo
null llullilinsr. Seranton.
TltOS. I'OIII) , PltUton
JOHN' II. SMITH ti t'O.V ...,.., I'Dmoutli
V, U. MUU.IUAN , WilUsBirm