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THE SCRANTON TRIBUTE-FRIDAY, DECEMBER
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STATE GRANGE MEETING.
Foity-Elghth Annual Session of the
Pennsylvania Organization Held
nt Lock Haven.
Sic IjI Ii II"' Miiililnn Till. in, i'.
Lock Huwn, Dre. 12. The tweiiiy
elglith luiinnil Hes.sltin (if tln Pe'iiii.tyl
vanlu Statu thntiKc l.s holillni? ItH meet
lngM In tlie court house In thin city,
presided over liy Worthy MiiHter V. K.
Illll', of Krto county. The llrit Hcwltnt
was held on Tuewltiy iiftm noon, when
,tlie representatives of the HUborellnuU)
rungcH throughout the state handed In
their credentials to the committee, W.
D. Stclnbach, of Montour county: Mrs.
Ida Shuler, of Lycoming county, and
F. E. Lear, of Lackawanna county.
The first session was short und after
It udjourned the gmiiKcrfl were given
a free trolley tide over the city, visit
ing the Normal school, silk mill and
other places of Interest. A public
meeting was held on Tuesday evening,
presided over -by Mr. T. U. Hippie, esq.,
In the absence of Hon. '. A. Mayer.
Assoclutc Judge McKlnney, of Clinton
county, and John A. Hunter, of Center
county, were chosen vice presidents.
N. M. Herr, muster of Clinton county
Pomona Orange, welcomed the dele
gates In behalf of the I'omona Orange,
which was responded to by Joseph H.
Paschall, of Delawure county, who
dwelt at some length on the advantage
of the grange to the farmer. 'Mayor
ICIllott, of this city, made the address
of welcome to the grangers and said
he hud no Idea that he would be called
upon the second time to give them a
welcome. The gates that were thrown
open to the grangers a year ago have
not been closed and the citizens of
Lock Haven feel highly gratified at
having so large u body of representa
tive men and women from all parts of
the states. Addresses wore also made
by D. B. McWIIIInms, of Juniata coun
ty: C. S. McCormlck, of Clinton coun
ty; Mrs. Helen Johnson, of Coicy, Erie
county; Mortimer "Whitehead, past
master of the State Grange of New
Jersey, and John Patterson, of Berks
county. A feature of the evening was
the very excellent music rendered by
the grange choir. The grange opened
with its business session on Wednes
day morning at 9 o'clock and the day
was taken up in the hearing of com
mittee reports. In the evening a class
of some eighty ladies and gentlemen
were given the sixth degree (Pomona)
in the Academy of Music. Thursday a
.special order was held at 10 a. m. for
the election of State Grange officials.
Tlis business session of the grange will
probably close on Friday.
Special to the Scranton Tribune.
Pittston, Dec. 13. C. B. Tinker, n
-well known resident of West Pittston,
rml Mrs. Clara Steniples, of Tunk
hannock, were married at the latter
place last Tuesday evening. Mr. nnd
Mrs. Tinker will reside at the bride'.
A majority of the collieries in this
vicinity will pay their employes be
tween now and Saturday. A portion
nf the Pennsylvania employes were
paid today and the remainder will bo
paid Friday. Those of the Tempi
Tron company, the Clear Spring, Ste
vens and Seneca collieries will be paid
Jesse Ensign, the well known lax
Idermlst of this city, is mounting a
fine specimen of lynx for Mr. Graham,
of xhe Graham house, Tunkhnnnock.
The animal is being mounted In a half
crouching position and will make nil
attractive ornament at Mr. Graham's
well known hostelry.
Frank .Gillespie, of Urn fiim of Gil
lespie & McGuIro, painters, fell from
n ladder while at work at Galney's
dining room yesterday and icceived
bad injuries. Thiee of his ribs are
broken nnd his bend and rhoulder
Mrs, Eleanor Allen, of Lancaster, Is
visiting her sister, Mrs. C. H. Camp
bell, on Wyoming avenue.
Captain Fremont Stokes, who will
take charge of the r.utler collieries
recently purchased by the Htllsid"
'oal and Iron company, will on Fri
day move-his family from Scrunton to
this city, where he has leased ;i homo
on Hace street.
Mrs. Jemima Griffith, of Susque
hannn nvenue, gave a tea yesterday
ifternoon to a large company of those
interested In the work of the Florence
Crlttendon Mission. Addresses were
made by Mrs. t'aflin nnd Miss Dolph,
of Scranton, and Mis. Thomas, of
Special lo ilie ricranton Tiilimio.
Harford, Dee. 13. Mr. and Alls, Henry
('orwln, who havo been visiting D. M.
Farrar, started for their home In Flor
ida on December 10.
F. H. Osborn visited Scranton on Sat
The funeral of William Gillespie was
held from his late homo on December
10, Mr. Gillespie had been sick for a
number of years, but it was quite a
shook lo IiIh many fi lends lo learn of
his sudden death, Ills age was seventy
Ellen Seetey met a IVuifiil den lb mi
Friday motulng. Her clothes caught
lire, and her mother, being mi liivalld
and the only one In the house; told her
lo i tin to a neighbor for help, but bo
fore help reached her she was burned
so badly that she died thai night.
The lecttlie, "What I Laughed at In
Palestine," by Hev. J, W. Phillips, I).
D will be given in tin Congregational
church, December II.
Mr. and Mrs. F. It, Tlu'uiiy vMtd
friends in Olypbant this week.
Mrs. Tompkins has gone lo spend the
winter with her son, Daniel.
E. F. Tiffany Is veiy pooily at this
L. O. Fariar was a culler at the home
or J. W. Lewis on Tuesday.
F. P. Tlngley nnd 11. S. I'Merbmok
attended the farmers' Institute, at
Montrose, last Saturday.
"pnlal tu I lit' Su.inlon TrUuine.
New Mllford, Doc. :!. Miss Fluieucu
Imlcrlicd Is visiting frlftiils In lilng
hamton. Miss Maud Aldrlch spent several
days last week with Hallstead friends.
Leon Hoe, of the township, is suffer
ing with typhoid fever.
Miss Ueatricj Howell recently visit
ed friends at Montrose,
Mr. und Mis. Aaron Aldricii enter
tained Mr. nnd Mrs. F. E. Benjamin,
of Nicholson, the forepart of the week.
Mrs. Albert Hcltzman Is suffciiug
from un attack of rheumatism.
Dr. D. C. Aluey was in Philadelphia
on business this week.
L. G. McCuIlom was at Montrose
The Odd Fellows' lodge will conduct
a social at the lodge rooms this even
ing. Tile lecture a I the Presbyterian
church Tuesday evening, given by Dr.
Plerc?, of Scranton, was one of the
finest lectures ever given in New -Mll-
Dr. Pierce will long be renicm
in this place by all who heard
and Mrs. it. N. Ives returner!
Hallstead today, wlieie they
have been spending several days with
Mr. and Mrs. W. Sherwood und chil
dren, of ninghamton, visited lelutives
in tills place Sunday.
A meeting of the Y society was held
Ht the home of Miss Maud Hrown tills
Mrs. Helle Finch and daughter spent
Wednesday with Binghuiiiton friends.
Sprrial to tlio Sc-r.intoii Tilluinc
Hopbottom, Dec. 13. Mis. William
Ainey, of Ilalstoud, visited friends In
town this week.
Tlio social masquerade at Tenants'
hall, last Friday evening, was enjoyed
by over sixty people. The costumes,
both picturesque and grotesque, were
the subject of much merriment.
Mr. 13. M. Tiffany Is displaying u line
assortment of Christmas goods.
Mrs. George Miles entertained the
Ladles' Aid society of the I'niveisallst
church for dinner on Wednesday of
this week. About twenty-five guests
A donation was tendeied ltev. Mr.
Human, at the Methodist Episcopal
church annex, on Tuesday evening.
Justice of the Peace N. M. Finn is
kept very busy of late with legal con
troversies. The suit which has, per
haps, attracted greatest interest Is the
one brought against the Scranton Dairy
company by their patrons. The funn
els feel that something more than n
game of bluff Is necessary to ubsolvi:
a contract, and are bringing suit for
uou-fulllUmcut of agreement on the
part of the Daliy company. Lawyer
Davies, of Montrose, Is employed to
manage the Interests of the funnel s.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kellum have
returned fiom a visit among Scranton
and Wilkes-Harre friends.
Russell Phillips spent Sunday with
his family here.
Instantly sprung upon him and ho was
soon nl their mercy. They bent hlm In
a terrible manner, lit was knocked tin
conscious, but was soon found by some
friends nnd taken to a place nf safety,
wlieie his Injuries wore attended to.
This Is not the only assault of n simi
lar kind that has happened, Some of
the people claim they tread In fear
when pasting any lonesome place.
At the homo of the bride's puicnls,
Mr. and .Mrs. J. K. Goodwin, wldolv
known and resecled tesldents of
Clark' Summit, their daughter, Miss
Anna ,1,, was united In marriage at
high noon on Wednesday to Mr. Fred
erick J, Stone, of this town. The In
terior of the house was prettily docor
uted nnd the parlor, In which the ceie
inony was performed, wui a bower of
beauty, ltev. 0. II. Reynolds offici
ated. Only the immediate fi lends nnd
lelutives witnessed the service. The
bilde nnd groom were attended by Miss
Gertrude Goodwin as bridesmaid and
I'M gar Stone as groomsman. The bride
was neatly attired and piesented a
charming appearance. After congratu
lations, the wedding party sat down to
n bounteous wedding dinner. They were
the recipients of numerous wedding
gifts. Mr. and Mrs. Stone are accom
panied through life by the best wishes
of many. They will reside In this bor
ough. Those nrosent at the ceremony
were Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Stone, Miss
Llllle Stone, Allen Stone, Edgar Stone,
Mrs. James Stone,. V. J. Stone, jr., T.
J. Da !.. of Taylor; Mr. and Mrs. J. K.
Goodwin, Mr. und Mis. G. A. Goodwin,
Misses Gertrude Goodwin, Nellie Al
ger, Mne Myeis. Mrs. Delhi Alger, of
Clark's Summit Mrs. W. II. Walter
and daughters, Martha and Elsie, of
Green Hldge; Mr. and Mrs. 13. J. Good
win, Mr. and Mis. A. D. Gnrdner and
daughter Anna, of Factoryvlllo; Mr.
and Mis. W. P.. Cobb, Mrs. Isaac P.
Jones and daughters, Anna and Flor
ence, of Scranton: Miss Myrtle Lit Rue,
of Chinchilla; Mr. John Jones, of Nan
tlcoke, und Mr. David Goodwin, of
A surprise parly was tendeied David
Reese, at his home on ltnlliood street,
Wednesday Vvening, in which a large
number of friends participated. A very
pleasant eveplng was spent, and at
midnight refreshments were served.
Those present'were Misses Annie Will
iams, Arllne Jones, Mary Williams.
Maty Comernck, Emma Morris, Mary
J. Heecham. Sarah Pugh, Jennie Dee,
Bessie Evans, Helen Williams, Hannah
Shite, Owen Davis, Edith Rogers, Mag
gie Risk, Gertie Decker, Agnes Decker,
Lizzie Tucker, Jennie Griffiths, Emma
Winters, Mabel Tucker, Hannah Smith,
and Mcsms. Thomas Morgan. William
Morgan, Thomas Hitching. Arthur Will
iams, Emmet Williams, William Smith,
Evan Jones. David Meredith, William
Parfltt. Daniel O'Royle. John Roche,
John Hannlck, Kdwnid Dopps, Will
iam Morris, David Davis, William
Rogers, Fred Evans, David R. Davis,
Homer Davis, Gat Held Williams, John
Evans, Henry Coomb! and Richard
The I'nited Mine Workers of America
will hold a mass meeting at Weber's
rink, Saturday evening, when National
Organizer Frederick Ditcher and
"Mother" Jones will be present lo de
liver addresses. All united mine woik
eis aie requested to be present.
The young people of the Chinch of
Immaculate Conception recentlyformed
a literary society. A veiy large mem
beishii) has been enrolled. The society
promises to become one of the most
prominent organizations in this town.
Miss Maggie Uuflbach and Sir. John
Imeldopf, both popular young people vof
this town, weie united in marriage last
evening by the Rev. Adolph Weber,
pastor of the German Evangelical
church. A reception was tendered to
their many friends In Weisenlluh hall
after the wedding ceremony. They weie
the recipients of numerous presents.
p it--,", n- .... -t- -.-.
of Kentucky tlio -ml ! viniiiptrlc-l ntul well
irciiorllonrit itmctiih! cli-Mitcrlrrri by n (loctle
fervor mid keen Jinl fori ll,lc .iliMnrulogy. Hi
Inn 111 Micimtli I In In Iff lmillelt itint V1'"
lurnnjieiicv. It would not lie true to lln lunie
it II did not teirreiit n lioie rare In wine form.
This feiture r recalled n it ury tmlNflc nnd
eltcethe ene xtnl idiowi the I.exlnnton mce
track st the flnldi of it lery uplrlfed rme between
sett-Mi Kiiilucky Ihoroiinliined liorw. who,
urKi-d on by their Jotkeyn. wake wild dati
under tin wire In full leiv nf the .iiilleme.
' SlbenV' Next Week,
.K mle ttfJt itu-Jlt. the .ltlo!i of I lie Ai.iJiniy
next week, ThurHiU.l, t'rUliiy and Sa luridly, uheii
a superl) scenic ret, hoi ut Hartley Cainpljill'
(alnou tnrliiriiiitiii, "sllieila," will he the .tttrae
tlun. 1lil dratnn contains d- acts Into tach of
which are crowded I In lnol tense and exiltltirf
of liunun !ailmu und (io-dre. The null and
roar of mob Uulenic, nnd of tiinvmie, the.
achttnliitf of the lilhllM, the ellliur of the Inno
cent, the touchlliK lote of the niollur and of the
wife, und the retoll und tlnal deliberation from
the hiiiiUhln of Slheila all ate Inleinoteu Into
ix aerici of inplil ctcnl that ai nf the iut
.q a fitting background In tliee illnlntcveties.
flte beautiful nnd elfectltc it .life plitutetf ate
piesenlcd, diuttlnn' siirrewhcly the city nf Mos
cow, the Inteilor of Hie governor Konrr.l'. pal
ale, the court yaul of the. Palace nf Jutl((', the
lilil.cn of Mberii nnd the hadioi of llitmst. An
exceptionally capable company has liecu en
iraucd to enarl the play.
Wall Street Review.
New York, lite. 11. The Mock mailvcl lojay
tens lev UIhIi-i- the ihttitt'MLC ul the xtlciiittli of
Imlitldual Hi'iU and nunc under that of the
coming cxIkciicIch nl die money market, flten
the mnMtlonil and buoyant rise in the Kile
KlocU in the last half Imur bardlv mtvciI to
mure tlun check (lie liquidation which was In
active fmiT In the general market. Twentj
c'lglil jcuis is irlten a the elapsed peilod .since
un Krie roinpniy stock sold at high as M on
the stock exchange. Today the fust picleuc-l
sold al oin in the late (ieillnifs. I'xtremc ad
IUI1CC8 for today In tlie coniiunj's tock were
for tlio coiiuiion :!il, for Hie lliit picfelied 4?,
and for the ccoiid pn-lericd oij. The nuthoil
t.itlte annonm euient lint n inntiuct ol wile liad
been algncd between the I'tnm.tltaliiu foil
coinpanv hint a t mllcatc headed hy the te.iitr.il
power in the nntliincite ttauc w.is'the cau' of
the buo.toncy. The bid for l'eniuj ltaula Coal
was lapieliy adtuueed wlllnnil liringlnn out any
.tcck except an oei-asionil neld lot at wide
inteiv.ils until a lull lol of 100 shares was iild
at T.'l.", nnd another at 740. I.it-t niidit the stoi It
was Old hid und 0", aikcd. 'I he iii.ii kc-t for llii.i
-teiek has been puicly nominal and it sold ut
I'Oli las' month, whlth was the highest pihe
nt the year. Nulnltlistandiug Hie nut ibli- clbct
of this opeiulinu on the Die Mock mil elicits
mule by spwulntnis to empli.isl?c the Kcner.il
benellt to lentlt to the anthracite IndiMiy as a
whole, the effect w.i ter.t .-mall eteli un the
other .uitlinieilc Meek',, wliicli wevo none of them
mote titan steady, .nine flrmnest wis manifiHl
of the bull pool. 1hi effect was un4 notice
able in tlio Wabidi seeurltie-.. OthcivlM tell
iliK was i.'encrr.l tliinuulinut the ll.-t anil lliip-u
stocks which hale persisted in their llpw.nd
uieiteinent this week were ns a rule the weakest.
This m noticeably Hue of the steel ttroup,
in which the declines ran up to 2 points or
oor. .Sui!ur and the New Yuri; public utilities
fell f loin about 2 points to :; in cniunlidati-d
Has. A mimhei ol othei protiiinent1 sto';k, both
in the lullioad and ImliKtiial list fell from t to
Ik. Total s.il, 7.10,21)0 Finn es.
The bnt'ds of the Krlc company and some of
the Miuthwe-teru lallwajs were in demand today.
Ollieittioc tlie bond uiaikel was ratlioi- ie;actioii
ary. Total r.tlis, par taluc, ij4,785,U()ii U. S. '
refunding tw ndtnne-cd i and old Is l and
us '.i per cent, on the lnt call.
The following qiMtatiom ate fuinUhcd The
Tiibune b Jl. S. Joulan ,x. Co., looms "O-'i-VW
Meals Imlkliiii.', .-cranton, I'a. Telephone joo.l:
tlpen- lligh- Low- tin-
Ann ii( an -uir .,
Am. Steel Si Wire
Ilionk, Tiaction .
Hallo. ,c (ihiu ....
Cunt. Tnbaeeo ....
(hev .X- Ohio ...
Chic. & Gt. V,r.
Chic. II. 4" O. ..
Del. llucNon .j.
Cares and worries of life
are often too much for
the delicate norvo orgau
isiu. Headaches come dis
tracting, peace destroying
headaohes. But there's
SooMie and strengthen
the irritated nerves
take away tlio headacho al
most bef ore you know it.
No MupcfylnK, (IcadenliiK drugs.
Nothing that can infect the) heart.
At all Drug Stores.
4 dosos 10 cents.
Xuy Aug lodfio, 7S4, Indepeiiclcitl Or
der (if Odd l-'ellowH, will celebrate their
twenty-ninth nntilverdiuy tomorrow
evening', when the following will le
celvo badge.H for twenty-live yenrs'
ineniberHlilp: Ttobprt t'ranston, Jnnies
Hell, John llaatie, jr., John Hustle, sr
William Dlek, Conrad Shenlgar, John
Hailstone, O. W, Shales, John Connor,
James Uralinm. After the meeting
tliere will be a social. All visiting1
brothers will be welcome.
Miss Laura Glllcck has returned frori
The Ht. Aloyslus tocluty will meet
Dr. nnd Mrs, K. A. Kent, of Linden
Hall, Centre county, are guests of Air.
nnd Mrs. A. P. Holllster.
Mr. Mtthy, secretary of the Scranton
Young Men's Christian association, will
speak In tlio Lnngcliffe chuich on Sun
At a meeting of Hie Improved Order
of Heptnsophs on Monday evening, tho
following ofllcers were elected: Archon,
Harry Johnson: provost, ('hailes John
son: secretary, H.M. Steever; llnnncler,
.T. h, Harris; treasurer, O. W. Lower:
inelute, T, J. O'Mulley; insiwctor, Leon
Schlatter; wnrdon, N, K. Hosltlns; sen
tinel, D. J, McArdlei; trustees, Walter
Anderson, XV, J. Summon, Jumea Mc
Fniiaue. Tlie Cuthollo Mutuul lienevoleut as
sociation elected the following pillcem
on Wednesday evening: President,
Thomas Sullivan; vice-president, John
Sheehan; second vice-president, James
Clarke; ilnnnclal seuretary, Fntnk Lit
tle; lecordlug seeietaiy, James Jen
nings; niuislml, Jumcs Craig; guard,
I'eter Farrell; trusteees, Thomas IIos-
kins, ThomnH Connois,
Miss Nellie Hnrnu, of Dunnioie, Is
the guest of Mi, and Mrs. Theodore
ATTRACTIONS THIS WEEK.
Wlllluiu Nuylor's hoie, which was
injured u few months ago by iccelvlug
a cut from u barb vlie leuce, Is Im
proving, nnd Mr, Nnylor hopes that In
(i few months it will bu ready for woik.
Oeaiy (liny, of Main stieot, has re
signed his position ut thu Lehigh Vul
ley yards at Coxton and has accepted
u position as machinist at the Habylun
Tlio other evening .leibei1. Matthew
son was hiutnlly ununited. He was on
his way home fiom work, whi'ii six
men oi'deieil hlm to halt. He fliipiuil
to see what the tiouble was. wlien "they
litlDAV. "I'lic lllnhj,Mii.in," Ue Kikcii jnd
SmithV eoniic operj.
SATlinilAV. "In Did Keutinkj-." Xflemoon
Academy of Music.
Al.l. W i:i:i. Hoe mid Penlie w ininpjii In lep
eltohe. The Gaiety.
LAsI lllltKK l)x-ll.mT.n HiuJ-i,mi.
"Self and Lndy."
L'luilei riohin.in's eomedl.ins preeuteil "ei
and l..uly" nt the Lyeeuni lail nlitlit beloic m
audience Uiich hjs not very kiiue. "Ml and
Lidy," it one of tlie iniiiiineiable fane-, bonowetl
fiom the I'lcnch btaere and whiih me heKiiinlni;
to trike Ameiiean thviter-coiri .( rather tcdi
oiu to say notlilnu of the objeetionablo Mibjcct
nutter of the farces with wlw-t wlio wain their
liu-bands tiny are golnif to deeene them and
liihliamU who dviiite xx it bum beiim conlelei.ite
erciiRh to wain.
Tlie company wa icallv a biillianl one, com
puntil as II was, of K. M. Holland. Vxu Wil
liams, .lames Kearney, Arnold Daly, Kibel Ii
Inir, Mumtie Holloway Pisher, ihirle Derlcksun
und .Nellie llutler, but the furce is baldly wuitlie
of their ahilltie-,.
May Ilohson vm on the hou-,e bill a a mem
ber of the company, but w.ii not lieie hut idsht.
She let t tlie compjny a tiw days .iu .iiiJ u
been Mieieeded by Nellie llutler, wlio did fine
uoik last nii;lit u l'uiiuitu, a f-paiiNli (l.iiuir,
Bon Ton Buiiesquers.
'Ilw "lion Ton Dili lesquers" uppenred at the
(iaitty , t-iterday In tivn oiIkIiiiI kelelici entl
llcd ".Mlilliful MWiaito" and "Tho Kins of Walla
Walla," in which popular imule and luend-anie
eottune weie Intiodm'ul. Some nooil woil.
wild done diiiins; (lie pi 1 Un iti.im is by Chill: und
L'oibley, ami al-o by IVmfli and ll.ede, il.Un.eu
and e'ake walken-.
IlamNome Ihinu' pUluiii, ntie amuiier the fea
tures of tlie idiow The Hon Tons will oei'iipv
the Hlate afternooiu and oenliiKs foe ihc hal
unco of tlie week. Xel week the llo-.o Hill
DiiijIUli Polly company will 111) an ene,Mi;ciiicnt
ut the (iaic-ty, and inkliuiliiir on .Monday Iheie
Mill le a iihIucIIoii in mitlnee piiev, eiept
Komantic Comic Opera Tonight.
'the cenlial llumu in "Tho lllirlnujiiuii,"
whleh U In bo pi I'm ntul idiiIkIiI ut the lwpiiiu
by llii llioadway Tlieater (Sew Yil) (Ipein cone
pan), Is a il.isliiiiK kuleht of the lo.nl, who id
null back tu honor by the cLuim; devotion of a
beautiful nouiih. Mace e(nihe uie held up,
deeiN m diihiK itilUiilly peifoinu-d and tho
toinlu lutcicii h tlioiouttl l. kii,i(ilmM by a
eoiiple ol eouniry lme and Poxy (Jullh'i, a
i ill a I ionl.ible who duel fi'l)llilliK flw but de-
I'liiee dilleieiil iluuiliu ate liiipeoiiuliui; die
lilijliuiiviiiin al Mie time and a meny lot of
luinpHialloli, ili.ui'. 'Hie plot i eou,iteutly
tnhl and lunialm a pietiy Ion fctoiy and nu
ubiiiidame ol humor, 'I lei Imwlc U in )e Koru'a
bet Mill and the eipeiu Hill he pill oil In a
Ihoinmth iinuucr ullh an eullnil ia,l of piiu
(IiiiK. emiipleie eilnl., ni.ivnllii lilt (ii.lilllli'.i
und lealilic .km-, a lev. pi.iUi'oilh jei.
loinuiui N aine. the.ileitjiii,
"In Old Kentucky."
"In Hid l( nlitel,!," iiuinuMloiMld) the mol
auuewlul Aiiieiieau da. pioihiied ill many .wan,
and one tlut lu lacn leiebrd with fuor eeiy,
uheie. lll be pievuled In lids illy Jl Ihc l.j
iimiiii toliaiium Jll'llnu.l. .ili.l iilj,h. , h plet
l.i iw-ll kiior.ii, it ile.il ullh an lull ii'-IIiil- .Iii-i-
Peilual stud . ..
fed. Steel. lr. .,
hin. fi Ti ., I'v.
I.ouis. tr N'ash. ...
.Man. novated ...
Met. Traction ....
.Mio. I'aeille ....
People'" Clto ....
.V. J. Central ....
Southern Pacific .
-Vol folk & Wc-t. ..
N'e.rlhern Paeihe ..
Xorth. lMeific. Pr.
N". V. Central ....
Int. : Western ..
Venn i. It. It
Iteading It. It
Keiidiiur, Pr. ....
Southern H. R. .
South. It. It., Pr.
Tenn. Coal i lion
V. S. Leather ....
P. S. Leather, Pr.
U. S. Rubber
I'ulon I'aeille, Pr.
Wabasdi, !r. . ...
Western Union ...
144 1 j
Scranton Board of Trade Exchange
Quotations All Quotations Based
on Par of 100.
Flint National Hank
Sciamon butiiiKi Hank
Tlilrd Xutlonal Hank
Dime llcpu.'dt und Uiicount Dank.,
Economy Ultht, II. it P. Co
backa. Trust Safe Depo-iit Co
Clail; & Snoer Co., Pr
Scranton bou Pence 4 Mfg. Co. ...
Keranton Axlei Works ,..,.
I.iiekaw.iiin.i l)air' Co., Pi
County Havings' Hank & Timt Co..
Klist National Rank (CniliomUle),,
t-iiiiiclnnl Drlllim; Co. ,.
Trailer National Rank
hciaulon Holt and Nut Co
Scranton PasJeiiitcr Hallway, Urst
MoitKage, due 1U20
People's Stiect Railway, tlit inort-
Kaac, due HHS
People's htreet Railway, Ueneial
morlKaKe, eluo lU.'l
Diekvnn Manulacturini; Co
laieka, Township School 5 per cent,
City of jjcnmtnn ht. imp. o per
(cut , I thi
Seiuiitnn Traction tl per cent tr,
Scranton Wholesale Market,
(Coirectcd by II, 0. I'le, 27 I.ackawauw Ave,)
lluttcr riruiuei. 2U2jc.
I.'ueta Select wcAletn, 21c,; ueaiby Male, :je.
CIii'pm Pull rreain, new, 12c,
lli'aii. Per bu., choice marrow, 2.'0,
Olillills C4M, r bu.
ITour llett patent, -fl.W.
New York Grain nnd Produce.
'New Yolk. Dee. M. Klour Ouieler anil raihir
tasiei without belni; quotablv luwei Uhul
."pot easy; No, 2 led, 76c. f, o. b, afloat, and
lufie, eleialoi'i No. I iioilheni Dululh, sic.
f. o. b, atlciat. Opticas, after opening ieady,
jlelded, and for the lest ol tin, day inlcd easy
lo we'uk, Closed weak al HaHc, net ilu'lliic.
January closed 77Uc. : March, 7U-)',e. ( .May,
ic. j Dec, 7U?ic, Coin Spot eay: No. 2,
l.'i'.ic elcN.itoi', and ii'u. I. o. b. afloat. Oji.
tloiH upeneel Kteady, but fpiiekly ueikeued.
Closed neak and '.iaHc net loner, .bin, closed
4::iie. Jlay, Uu.; Dec, IIWc. Oats Spot
luiui No. 2, 27)'f.i Nu. 3, 2eiiv,i No. 2
Mhlle, ale-,; No. U white, .'WJic: Utt.k mixed
wiMeru, 2u!ia.c,( track white, fOalSe, Dptioiw
i.ulet and edatr. Hutter hleaely; creanieiy, In I
"ik.i luctoiy, lialSJic, ; Juno rfauiri), l?a
', it. ; Imitation creameiy, 15.iin,; (aie diiry,
I'laile. Cheese Finn; luiu.v laiv, .'all iiuil-,
lUialH'jc-i Uncy fall nude, tmall, IttvU-ic,
Put's (Julet; state und I'ciina., 2sa2')e,j westiin,
niinldr paeklin,', 2."ki2uV.j western, low ul, 2'c,
GhlciiKO Grain nnd Produce.
C'blcuvc". Dec. W. Wheal ttan iiiodeldtely act.
be ami declined en ll'itul leeilpls and untie j
l.iliyn ol a beiilili oviiniiuiil npr.it Mon'lu.1,
May rlosinif !ia?ac. under jeMenliv. tViu
ehiseil ijije. and uuta u shade louei, Pioiisioiii,
at Hi- (lose mcic A shade to (V liitlir Cash
iiarulloiu wiiu aj lolloun;
I h.ui ijuict and ea.y;' (V. 1 ,pili n.eit,
lillaile. ; -No. 3 reel. 73IU7nc. ; Nu khii,
: ?ia"iie-. t u. 2 yellow, :i'.?,a;7.r Xu. 2 iJt,
Today's Great Sixty Minute Sales.
Will make .some new records in the dry goods business. We've prepared for the
immense crowd that is sure to come. More than a hundred extra salesfolk' are at"
your service quite four hundred all told. Do not miss
OUR GREAT ONE HOUR
FRIDAY AFTERNOON SALES
They are money savers, every one of them. Just read through the items so
that you can see for yourself, the importance of the event. First sale at 2 o'clock,
other sales at 3 and 4 o'clock.
At Two Q'clock Sharp.
CLOWES BASKETS: Heavy willow
Baskets, large size, strong, well made. .
Very special for an hour 34C
Sale No. 1. .Begins at 2 O'clock Sharp.
In the Basement.
WASH BOARDS: These are single surface tgx
boards made of best hardwood and very special at I (C
WA TER BUCKETS : Made of. heavy galvanized sheet
ing, full 10 and 12 quart size ; Very special for an
COAL HODS : Heavy Japanned Hods, 15 inch
size, solid and serviceable. Very special for an hour. . .
DUST PANS : Best Japanned Dust Pans, heavy
quality, one piece handles. Very special for an hour
COFEE POTS : Best steel enamel,
two quart size and a big bargain for one
At Three O'clock Sharp.
ol" colorinti. Cheap at
for ju-l -i.Ni minutes
Sale No. 2. Begins at 3 O'clock Sharp.
BIG SALE SLIdHTLY HURT BOOKS: In the
holiday rush of the last two weeks some of the books have
been roughly handled as is to be expected. We throw them
all into a pile for Friday and give vou the biggest bargain of the
year. THEY AKE WORTH UP TO SI .50 each. Books for
old and young; some by Kirk Munroe. May Agnes Fleming?
Works in the 91.50 edition. Many new and interesting copy
rights that are marked 1.10. Your choice for one '
hour at 39C
BIG SALE DRESS GOODS : Fancy Plaid Skirts,
continue to rage. Wouldn't enough material for one make a
nice Christmas gift? Here's your chance. Fifteen pieces of
very fine Zebeline and Camel's Hair Plaids in a pretty assort
ment of colorings: good weight and fine finish. Also plain
Lamel's Hair Cheviot; and Plain Color Henriettas in a big var-
To go on
BIG SALE BED SPREADS:
are line Marsiiiles pr-Ucrns several of
the lot full -ize, all hemmed, ready
Coot1 value al a dollar in anv store.
I lore for one hour at '' o'clock
BIG SALE WHISK BROOMS: All
sies in this lot of whisk brooms from the small
outs for hats and collars to the large ones for
elotlu.s, I Jest splint, firmly made. Cheap
at 10,. For one hour at. 5C
BIG SALE GOLF HATS: For both
ladies and children. The popular (Jolf Hats so
liuu'li worn this season. A fine assortment of
them that have been selling all season ,
at OSc and Toe. For one hour at x5C
BIG SALE OF WRAPPERS: On
Second Floor in Ihc Cloak Department. There
aic in the lot Wrapper., of fine flannelette ami of
best calico; some of them very handsomely
trimmed'; all of ihuu with full skirts, splendidly
made. Former juices have been !8i and 0
7."ic. Very sj.ee ial for just one hour. .-. . 5oC
BIG SALE CLOTHES TREES: Just
HI e cut. These Clcthcs Trees or Costumers are
finished in golden antique with heavy pole
hangers and stretchers. Very desirable for hall
and bed-rooms; also for restaurants. They are
worth by all fair standards Ofic. For .
one hour on the fourth floor at 3C
At Four O'clock Sharp.
Sale No. 3. Begins at 4 O'clock Sharp.
BIG SALE OF RIBBONS: If you are doing
fancy work for the Holidays, you'll want some of these Ribbons.
Also suited to ninny other purposes. An exquisite lot of Fancy
Taffeta Ribbons in new patterns and designs, very novel in ap
pearance. Three inche. in width and a great bargain -.
at 4 o'clock for I OC
SALE BLANKETS: Just the thing to curl
during these cold nights. Pine blankets, mostly cotton,
urse. but with a warm, fleecv finish. Verv lienvv
weignr, inn u-a size ana nmsiieci with rich and pretty borders
Cheap at J?1.2,"i. l!iu a great bargain for one hour, at A
1 n clock for
JUG SALE CALICOES:. Everything
,'ood in Calicoes is ofieretl in this lot of Ameri
can ami Simpson best makes. There are blues,
reels, grey and fancies: also blue and gold pat
terns and very light prints. Your choice . 1
for an hour at 4 o'clock for 42C
BIG SALE SHEET MUSIC: A big
loc of it, in both vocal and instrumental. Some
of it quite new and popular; some classical; all
of it good. Songs, waltzes and elance music.
Published all the ay from !l5c up to "He.
Your choice for onejjiour at C
BIG SALE OF TOYS: In the base-
incut at 4 o'clock u shall give you choice of
some splendid little Go-Carts, strongly made
and nicely finished: also little reel high back
chairs, big enough for the child or the child's
biggest dolly. Also kid body doll, with shoes
and stockings; dolls iron or Indian made beds,
and complete laiMiein :et. Two articles that
would be ehean at :'."ic. Your choice
BIG SALE BOYS' KNEE PANTS:
On the Secomi Mr.cr and one of the greatest
sales of the day. A lot of more than five hun
dred pairs of l.o.s' Knee Pants, all-wool ma
terials in the pretty herringbone stripe patterns.
Good for either school or dress wear. Strong
and st'ivii'eabk waist bands; all sizes, from.threes
.,. f . -'i.-.v... r.. ,. -. ,-..t i
iej 11uu1ee.11 vchi x, v tuiice 101 one UOIll t
at only 1 oC
BIG SALE OF FLANNELS: The
finest lot we have ever offered, consisting of
heavy weigh; fleeced flannels and fine flannelettes
in most even desired shade of blue, pink, red,
and other colorings. Exquisite patterns in clots,
figure,, stripes ..nd checks. Worth from 12ic
In 1 . l lif vfir1 fill t.i rrn fm i-w Umn- I r.
at -I o'clock feir Q2C
We Are Framing Hundreds of Pictures for Christmas. How About Yours ?
Jonas Long's Sons!
2lc: Xo. a while, 'Jilo.i No. 1 vliltf. 25.i20Wc
No. 2 nc, IMWr.; No. I IU'., .IA1 Ifl; No,
1 I'OithucM. Sl.ei.1ia.0-Hi; tlnioih)', ji."ij eul;,
J L25.ll l.HTIji luill, SJMIiiuT.ini illw, fci.2.'u
U.30; shoulder., ftli lel'lc. j truli'i, M,ai.ie',"u,
whiskey, fl.il. '
Buffalo Live Stock Market.
Kj1 UiiAjIo, Dee. !. KfCfifiU-fuitle, ll:t
ciu; .licep unci Iambi, 11; hot's, ::o. Milpnirnls
Cattle-, 110; lie,p .m.l ljnihs, It; hoiis, IH.
Caltlev-Struely; e-ahen, choice lo im. f7.oe)
al.75j lamlw. elioke to trii, .'nAij.71; lieil,
choli'c tu trj. )U.!V ll". ''', 1.li'Ja
e'i.1.1; plw. "
OliicAgo Live Stock Market.
tliifJiio, Hoc, H. C'alile-lieielli, t',.'.'l; utn
rmlly lUev lower; aeiu, liicliulln liutduit'
kluc!; ii nd 'I r vim-,. Nallu,, lit-.t on j iiul.n.
I, ceiileiael 1,1 ,I.'J",J yooel In nlm.) .liru, i'i
otVAl; p id ninllinii, uiJiln; i In till
Irrtli'is, lev', l1.7"nt.v'j; lill.eel utockiln, wcmU,
.'.Sii3.M; cuui, W.5elit liejfwt, ifJ.ejDal.W;
wnnriv, AI.-7.Vti.40; hull., $.40j.!l.lj uhos,
iiiuly, 4j.Siki1.S3; Ti'an., ue-vlpU 23'); Ust en
sale today. eailojelj, f l.(2Vj; 'Ivxu led ,'H.,
VI.t4.7-3; Tfxai!ij tcr, fJ.!i5at; Tj Imlls
Ilo.'a toccIils toel.i), oj.OOel; lomoiiow, 1),.
000; estlnmcil elt nct, t,); uelc-. kteJilv;
eln,lni (Inn; lop, i;l..Vi; niheel and lnili hei,
W.li.5a.W; goud In eliolee, lieavy, M.tOaJ.M;
lOUiili lirniy, JI.UVi4.lO: light, t.uSjl.Wii
bull; of wle, Ul.fOat.W. ' ''
Slic-i-Hicilpli, 17.1X0; .lurp a,ltj 4li,.
ilinlic. sliciiiiei; nie-diuiii, steady; Iin. alow:
fu.ey lambs, ?3 l) to V); Kewd la cholef w.lli,
i-i , fl.lUil.il); fair lo choice inUed, H.UUat.lu:
Wetlc-r.i li,i-p, fUl.fio; 'IWn sheep. -J.50i8.lv1i
i..lln Unili., fl.-'lj.VM; evi'Uem lamlw, ii.Gel
a I. CO, '
1)11 ('ilj, Jloc. IS.-rVllt bilincra. 107! (,'.
tlttc-nle'i,. nu bid. Sldpmcuti, 111,836; oi.rta.
t",ci. Hun., W7.7W; awn ifo, S?,SoH, '
rf v.iJir,. frjitfjt.. iSS .
f C4AJ fit VtJ
; i-rt ikateta