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THE SORANTON TRIBUNJti-FRIDAY, DECEMBER 21, 1900.'
Ipfclil to tlio fccranton Tribune.
Hurfofd, Dcu. 20. Mrs. K. J. Whitney
Is spending u tew dtiys' In Dlimham
ton. Mrs. Ouss Tiffany and Edna Pnyne
were In Seranton Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. John Gow were dcl
KHtos to the State GrnnRO mcetlntf
held nt Lock Haven lust wool;.
Miss lSvu Tiffany, who 1ms been
working for Mrs. A. T. DruudnKO has
returned to her homo In Brooklyn.
Mrs. A. U. Q rant entertained a num
ber of youtiK ladles for tea Tuesday.
Mr. Otis arennell Is sick.
Mrs. Amanda Babcock, of Blnuham
ton, has had a fine monument erected
In the village cemetery to her adopted
brother, William I. Carpenter.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Sweet will reside
In Detroit this winter.
Mrs. Whcuton, of Jackson, Is spend
ing the week with her sister.
The Methodist Episcopal Congrega
tional Sunday schools are practicing
'for their Christmas exercises. The
Methodist "will be given Chrlsmns
eve and the Congregational Christmas
Our school closes for Christmas va
pccltl to the Scrniiton Tribune.
Kings!', Dec. 20. Mm. Wagner is much Im
proved from a serious Illness.
J. P. Adams is conflned to the house by rheu
matism, lit has been 111 tor four months.
Mr. and Mrs. .1. Adnms left Triday for a two
vcok isit with their daughters at Wilkes
Harre. Mrs. W. .Tcrters spent lodiy nitli friends at
The Rev. J. I!. Davl, who has been spending;
a few days with Ihirford relatives, visted Mr. and
.Mrs. W. W. Adims, Thursday, previous to re
turning to his home at Ulster, l'.i.
Mrs. L. W. Moose, of New Milford, is spending
k few days with her son, 1". U. Moore.
The Misses Pot and Palsy Kutt, of Owcjo, arc
visiting their sister, Mrs. J. B. Coss.
Epeclal to the Seranton Tribune.
Susquehanna, Dec. 10. Butler ITndeiwood died
at his home ou Main street on Wednesday in his
seventy-second year. The luneral will be attended
from the home at 2 o'clock on Saturday after
noon, Bev. Charles Henry Ncwlnp, pastor of the
Methodist church, officiating. Tho remains will
be interred In the Crand street cemetery.
Interesting closing exercises were held this af
ternoon in the First ward public school. E. It.
Vf. Searle delivered an appropriate address.
Closing exercises will be held in the High
school on Thursday afternoon. Rev. Charles C.
Maekey, pastor of the Oakland Congregational
church, will deliver an address.
The funeral of the late Theodore Whitney took
place this afternoon from the home, Rer. Charles
W. Boot, of Christ Episcopal church, officiating.
Interment was made in tho Grand street cemetery.
Erie General Yardmaster M. 8. Jordan bat been
called to Wurtsboro, N. V., by tho serious illness
of his mother.
The Erie shopmen will receive their monthly
ttipend on Monday next.
The new Baptist church at Brushvllle is gradu
ally approaching completion.
Captain Charles F. Birdsell, a atudent In the
Rockland Military academy, at Nyaclc-on-thc-Hudson,
is visiting his parents, Dr. and Mrs. Sam
There will be a Christmas tree and exercises in
the Avenue Methodist church on Tuesday evening.
Isaac Mapes is confined to his homo by serious
injuries nuUlned on Simdjy moitilng while going
to liU work lti the Krle tliopi.
Common Councilman George Tlsdell, of Ilro.ul
street, who Is suffering ttllh t)itiolil fever, Ii In a
ii Ileal condition.
Mrs. K. Johnson, of Oakland Siilo, Is In Xew
Yoik city, caring for her daughter, Mr. Albeit
Clirktcr, who Is III.
I'orintr Husqucliiinna people arc already "com
ing home" lo spend the holld.iyii.
Job Wallers liru piirilimpil one of the Buydon
houses, situated In Oakland borough.
A Christmas tree ami entertainment will De
held in the Oult Summit Presbyterian church on
Special to the Seranton Tribune.
Duryca, Pec. 20. ChrlMma.1 ccercltei will be
held by tho pupils of MIm llrodheail's room in
the I.amicelll( school. A good prnginmmo
has been prepired. "
Jooipli Volley, of t till plate, was Instantly
killed at the Willi ml A. mlno Wednesday. Do
ii'.iscd was a l.ibutcr In the mine nnd was work
ing when the roof .Middcnly Ml upon him. He
w.is I erected ,y all that knew him, a faithful
Irleud to those In trouble, l'rank Hughes, alio
wa serlouily Injured at tho 6amc mine Wed
nesday. He wm running n trip of ciri, and
when passing n chamber he w.ii accidentally
shot in the leg. It was n m.ineloiH escape from
death, for ii lie lnd not n good grip on the
car he would have been Instantly Hilled.
A Bupncr was served in the basement of tho
Primitive Methodist Kplscopal chuicli Wednesday
The Lavireneevillc foot bill team diillcnges
any team under 20 jcars o! age in cither Lu
zerne or Lackawanna countlm.
Harry Gregory won the ciko at the cake walk
given in Babiche's hall the other evening.
Charles Longsteln has the windows of his store
The children of the Methodit Episcopal Sun
day school will give their tantata Monday even
ing. Good old Santa, Claui will be their to
An cnteitainment will be given by the schol
ars of the High school this afternoon. The
programme includes deluks, ictit.itions, etc.
Mm. James Holies mid sou, Charles visited
In Seranton, Wednesday.
Mrs. Thomas Cox and son, I.aben, united
friends in Seranton.
Special to the Seranton Tribune.
Nicholson, Dec. 20. Mis. Thomas Judge, of
Mansfield, is spending the holidavs with her moth
er, Mrs. O. It. Williams.
Mrs. E, D. 1'arrar, who has been ill, is now im
proving. Miss May Tarrar is home from Mansfield State
Normal school, spending the holidays with her
Mr. and Mrs. 51. Shields, jr., and dauglitti,
Nellie, have returned home from Ithaca, wheie
they have been attending a wedding.
Scth Mitchell, of Bingliniulon, was a caller in
Sirs. K. F. Johnson and daughter, Ruth, have
gone to Jersey City to spend Christmas with her
daughter, Mra. E. H. Webb. Miss Ruth will pay
a visit to Middletown, N. Y before returning.
Messrs. Ellis Bond and Cecil Stuelds Jie home
from school, spending their vacation.
Mrs. H. B. Wilkins, who has been quite ill, is
Special to tho Seranton Tribune.
Pittston, Deo. 20. A serious ca-in of the old
workings of the Seneca miuo along North Main
street, took xAaco this morning, commencing
about C o'clock and continuing all day. Over
threa acres of the surface aro affected, and four
or five buildings have been damaged more or
less seriously. Large fissures run in all direc
tions and ro from one to two fret wide. One
big fissure runs directly beneath tho Patterson k
Co.' store, tearing a brlrk annex away from
the main building by about a foot. House oc
cupied bv Adam Soil?, Joseph Morris and Mr.
King, and a house and storeroom occupied by
John Touhlll, the foundry man, suffered much
from the settling, the ulastetlng being torn
down and the buildings twhlcd Jut enough to
rane a little Jimmlng of the doors. In several
pitches portions of tho earth about forty feet In
circumference have dropped down a. distance ol
fiom two to four feel. The curb stone along
the Main si tee, has been separated from Hie
asphalt pavement about Ihrre inches for n ills
tamo ol Put fjct. Tho Spring Uiook Water
company's main on Lambert street was broken,
fun Uiy, Into Idleness the facloiy of (lallaml
L'rollicrA iIcmi by. A jeir nr more ago the
pillars In the Checker and Plttston veins of this
initio wtra robbed, nnd this Is thought to have
been the cauo of the cave-In.
Mrs. John Il.iktr, ut North Main street, aged
47 year, died at her homo last evening, alter
n long Illness. Among the surviving children is
Mm. William Toiiney, of Seranton. The funeral
will tike place Saturday at2 p. in.
We offer One Hundred Dollars Reward for any
rase of Catairh that cannot be cured by Hall's
P. J. CHKNEY k CO., Toledo, O.
We, the undersigned, have known F. J. Cheney
tor the last 15 yearn, and believe him perfectly
honorable In all limine transactions ond finan
cially able to "carry out any obligations made
bv their firm.
West k Truax, Uholetale Druggists, Toledo, O.
Wnldlng, Rinnan k Maivln, UIioIcmIu prug
gists, Toledo, O.
Hull's Catarrh Cure Is taken Internally, acting
directly upon the blond and inueoui surfaces of
the system. Testimonials tent free. Price 76c.
per bottle. Sold by nil Druggists.
Hall's family Pills are the best.
Wall Street Bevlew.
New York, Dec. 20. The stotlt nnrkct today
Old not vary inatcii.illy in character fmm th.it
which has picvallcd for miny U.13.S. Pioflt tak
ing was palpably on an ciionnous scale nnd was
not without effect on pi Ices, but the inroads
made wcie not M-riou and the offerings were
easily absorbed, while this partial weakness In
the market did not In the least Impair the eager
iuli to buy stocks which showtd any disposition
to Rdvancc. The day ended with the market
moic generally reattlonary than for ome time
past under a flood of Belling to take profits in
Noil hem Pacific nnd other stocks which had
thou 11 the most aggresshe strength duiing the
day. Total s.iles today, 1,5S4,5(JU shares.
The market for rallioad bonds continued active
and stiong without Important exception. Total
sales, par value, $1,113,1)00. I . S. "s, old It and
6s advanced Vi and new- 'Is declined M 1't cent,
on the last call.
The following quotations
Tribune by M. S. Jordan &
Ucirs building, Sirnnton, Pa,
are furnished The
Co., roomv 701-701)
Ameiican Sugar .,
American Tolnceo ,
Am. Steel k Wiie
llrook. Tiattion ..
Bait. & Ohio
Cont. Tobacco ....
Ches. k Ohio
Chic. & Ct. West.
Chic, P. i Q
St. Paul ,
Hot'; lilauU ,
Pel. k llud-on
l'dliral Steel ...
Federal Sttol, Pi
Kan. S: Tex., Pr.
Louis, k N i-h.
Man. novated .
Met. 'Jr.ittion ..
Mlsso. Pacifia ..
l'conle's Gas . . .
N. J. Central
Norfolk & West. .
Northern Pacific .
North. Pacillc, Pr.
X. Y. Central ....
Out. k Western ..
Pcnnn. It. It
Reading lty. ....
Reading Hv., Pr.
Southern it. R. .
South. R. R., Tr.
Tcnn. Coal & Iron
V. S. Leather ....
If. S. Leather, Pr.
If. S. Rubber ....
Union Pacific ....
tfnlon raclfle, Tr. KM 81,, 82H 8-i
Wabash, Pr. .. 23J4 2ti M 2D
Western Union Sl'i $r,i 81 81
Ni:w yoiik pnoDUCK tixciiAN'on pnicr.s.
Open- High- Low- Clos
WHEAT. Ing. mi, et. Ing,
March ,. 70 , W 70 7011
May ..,,.,.. 78 79 78a tVt
May 42','t 42i 42 42
Bcinnton Board of Trade Exchange
Quotations All Quotations Based
on Par of 100.
STOCKS. Bid. Asked,
First National Bank P.'uo
Seranton Savings Hank S60
Third National flink Ml
Dime Deposit and Discount Bank,. 230
Economy Light, II. k P. Co. 4tf
Lacka. Trust Sale Deposit Co 160 ,.,
Clark & Snover Co., Pr. 121 ...
Seranton Iron Pence Mfg. Co. 100
Seranton Axie Works ... t'i
Lackawanna Dairy Co., Pr. 20
Countv Savings Hank k Trust Co.. !100
First National Bank (Oarbondalc) C00
Standard Drilling Co. 10
Traders' Nutl011.1l Bmk 14S ...
Seranton Bolt and Nut Co 103
Seranton Passenger Hallway, (list
Mortgage, due 1B20 11J ...
People's Street Railway, first mort
gage, due 191S 113 ...
People's Street Railway, General
mortgage, due 11121 113 ...
Dickson .Manufacturing Co. ...1 ' 1O0
Lneka. Township School 6 per rent. ... 102
City of Seranton St. Imp. 0 per
Scmnton Traotlon 0 per rent 115 ...
Seranton Wholesales Market.
(Corrected by II. O. P"le. 27 Lackawanna Ave.)
Butter Creamery, 24a2Jc.
Eggs Select western, 21c. ; nearby state, 31c.
Cheese Pull cicam, new, 12e.
Beans Per bu., choice marrow, $2.30.
Onions OOs. per bu.
Hour Best patent, ?4.00.
New York Grain nnd Produce.
Ntw York, Dec. 20. Flour continued In a
steady position without pitShiiro to sell. Whoat
Spot Heady; No. 2 ltd, 77?fcc. f. o. b., and
70Vic elevator; No. 1 northern Duluth, 8J?ic,
f. o. b. afloat. Options opened easy, but vveio
soon strengthened and closed steady at lie. net
advance. Jan. closed 7!f,,ic; March, '9iic;
May, 7STJC.; Dec, 77',e. Com Spoc steady;
No. 2, 4G'$c. elevator and l3Uc. ef. o. b. afloat.
Options steady early in the day, tlnilly yielding
and closed easy at Uaic. net decline. Jan.
closed 44c; May, 42c; Dec. 4Qic. Oats Spot
Ann; No. 2, 27 Vic; No. it. 27Vic; No. 2 white,
31Vja32c; No. 3 white, .!0'5a31c.; track niKcd
western, 27Ha28',(; tiatk white, tlOVfcunUc.
Options neglected ami tfcidlly held. Ilutloi--Steady;
creamery, 17a2,c. ; factory, ll&ilUc.;
June creainerv, 7a:Mc.; imitation creamery,
H'olOc; btate dairy, lt!.i23c. Cheese Strong;
fancy large fall nude, UUallUc; fancy tinall,
fall made, U3inl2c. Egge Weak; state" and
Prima., 24i20c; western, tegular packing, 20
2?ic ; woteni, loss oO, 2or.
Chicago Grain and Produce.
Chicago, Dec. 20. Jfodciate receipts, bullish
Argentine news and llumiisa at Liverpool &u
talned wheat today, May elosing uiiLhin0'ed.
Com closed Ys, 'A and vi cents lower respective
ly for May, Jan. nnd Dec. Osts clccd n slndo
down and provisions practically unchanged. Ca-h
quotations were as follows:
Flour Dull and easy; No. 3 spring wheat,
70',4a71c; No. 2 red, 7ta74c. ; No. 2 corn, 40c;
No. 2 jollow, 40c; No. 2 oats. 22li.a2.Sc; No.
2 white, 25i4a20c; No. 3 white, 23a20c; No.
2 rve, 61ij2o.; No. 1 flax, $1.00; No. 1 north
west, ?1.C0; timothy, $1.10; pork, $11 tJV.a
11.23; lard, ?0.D3a7.O3; litis, 0.2i0 60: thoul
dcis STiati'ic; sides, skl.70a0.bO; whitkey, t.25.
Chicago Live Stock Market.
Chicago, Dec 20. Cattle Rctcipta 7,000. .Ki
ll c, strong to thadu higher; buUlitsr' stouk and
Tcxans strong. Natives, IlsI on wlo todo.v -.
Larloads at i3 0fl: good to prim stcsrs. fii 25
aO; poor to medium, $4.nT,a.V.!(); 8!ected f"tl
us, steidv to strong, fS.i.'a 1.40: mixed ttucUcru,
Ftt-ady, $2.60a3.75: cows, !;2.60al 10; httf.-isi,
?2 rOii.CO; camier-., fl.$3a2.i.; bulls, Arm, V-'.50
al.40; calves. $4aj.60. Tetans, lecelpts 400,
best on sxle todav, 5 loids at i.SO; Tccas fed
steers, ?4a4.83; Tetos gra-s steers, ?1.2',a4; Tt
as bulls, 2.43a3.:'S.
Hogs Receipts today, 20,000; tomoriow, 2S,
000; left over, entlmaivd, 2,500: average, shiclc
higher, closing weal.; top, 51.05; mixed and
butchers, ?4.7ua4.0V; Bood to choice, steady.
t.7."a4.93; rough heavy, $l.00al.70; lijht, Sl.u
al.BOj bulk of sales, $1.S0jJ.S7j.
Oil City, Deo. 20. Ciedit bikuites, 107: rer
tilluatas closed, often d 10S. Shipments, 8S,I)II;
average, 95,638. Run", U'1,701; average, SO,VM.
A Big Assertion, but Nevertheless True
Our Stock Comprises Goods
from Almost Every Corner of the Globe
r & p a
Wines and Liquors
243 &rr Avenue
Second Block from Lackawanna Avs. Second Door from Linden St. s
Prompt Delivery of Small Packages.
The Christmas Friday Sale.
The last Friday previous to Christmas we shall make a very interesting event
here. The Sixty Minute Sales from two o'clock until five will be rich in money-saving
possibilites. Most every item Is apropos to Yuletide and suited for gifts.
I OUR GREAT ONE HOURl
FRIDAY AFTERNOON SALES
Tell you this week of Furniture, Rugs, Pictures, Black Skirts, Boys' Clothing, Handker
chiefs, Books, Outing Flannels, Blankets, Art Goods, Perfumery, Candy, Fancy Garters
and a lot of splendid offerings in China and Glass, Lamps, etc. Don't you think it's
a very attractive list ?
At Two O'clock Sharp.
PRESERVING KETTLES: Full
twelve (12) quart size, lipped; best gray enam
eled ware; very special tomorrow
Sale No. 1. at 2 O'clock in Basement
LAMPS : A splendid lot of fancy decorated Lamps,
of fine China and in an attractive size. Lift-out-fonts and large
burners. Big round bowl globes to match the font ,-
coverings. Very special for an hour I .Z"
FANCY CHINA : A great collection of values, in
cluding some handsome pieces in art pottery, bric-a- ,
brae, fancy plates, etc. Worth up to 50c for an hour JLQ
CUPS AND SAUCERS : Of finest white porcelain
clear and smooth; good size. For an hour tomorrow,
SAUCE PANS : Full six (6) quart size lipped, of
best grey enameled ware; very special for an hour
CLOTHES WRINGERS: The gen
uine "Challenge,'' nude bv the American
Wringer Company; full family size
and tirst-class in every way.
At Three O'clock Sharp.
Sale No. 2. Begins at 3 O'clock Sharp.
CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOOKS: On Main
Floor. Here is a lot of line Picture Books for Childien. They
come in board covers, paper covers and all linen. Some in the
lot are worth 25c and 35c. None woith less than 15c.
Choose from among them at 3 o'clock lor C
BLANKETS, ALL WOOL : What an admirable
gift these will make for those fortunate enough to get them.
Strictly ail-wool in full 11-4 size. Absolutely never i-.
sold lor less than $5. Ready at ) o'clock for 5.i5U
CANDY : Here's a chance to fill the Christmas
stocking clear to the brim with good and pure confections. As
sorted Mixed Candies of various kinds, made from pure ftl
sugar. Very special for one hour 02C
AXfllNSTER RUGS : On Third Floor.
Another gift that you wont go amiss in buying.
Genuine Axminster Rugs, in sizes 27x54 inches;
exquisite designs and patterns, and t
cheap at $.2.75. For one hour at 1.95
BOYS, KNEE PANTS, CAPS AND
WAISTS: On Second Floor. We give you
choice for an hour of fine quality. All-Wool
Knee Pants in dark patterns; extra well made.
sizes 3 to 14 years. Also Outing Flannel Waists
plaited front and back : sizes 4 to 13 years. Also
Boys' pretty Toques, jus the thing tor this sea
son ofthevear. Choose for an hour ,
PICTURES : A lot of exquisite studies
in black and white and carbon effects. Size 8x
10, nicely matted in black and oak frames.
Ready at 3 o'clock on the Third Floor ,-
for just one hour, at xdC
At Four O'clock Sharp.
Sale No. 3. Begins at 4 O'clock Sharp.
ART GOODS AND FANCY WORK: We figure
this to be one of the biggest sales of the day. It includes a very
fine collection of Bureau Scarfs, Table Covers, Pillow Shams,
etc. in sparchtel patterns, of exquisite design; also the same
articles stamped and fringed ready to work. With them we in
clude a lot of pretty Pillow Tops in unique designs.
Take your choice of any. in the lot at 4 o'clock for 2t 1 C
FANCY GARTERS :These are made of finest Silk
Elastic in almost every color, with handsome buckles of silver,
gilt and oxidized. Each pair put up in a handsome .
glass-top box. Worth 75c. For one hour at 4UC
PERFUriERY : Choice of a great many odors;
Some ot them are put up two bottles in a box; other boxes
contain one bottle. Then there are some in little fancv t
wicker baskets. Very special for one hour 2lC
FINE FUKNITURK : On fourth floor
again, the sensible present. We give you choice
for one hour of :
Mortis Chairs, upholstered in assorted patterns
of French Velours; full spring seats and solid
oaK frames; has all the featutes of a ten dollar
Parlor Tables, a very fine assoitment; pedestal
and serpentine designs in birdseye maple, golden
quartered oak, mahogany and forest green finish
Always considered low-priced at 5; also
Couches, upholstered in assorted Alhambra ve
lours, plain seats and fringed bottoms. Springs,
webbing and filling of the very best.
Here are three great items eveiy one of them
will bring Christmas joy. Choose
for an hour at.... po.75
OUTING FLANNEL : A big lot of
Fancy Outings, mostly light grounds in stripes,
checks and plaids ol pink and blue. Fine variety
and splendid quality. One ot the day's . 1
biggest bargains at 4 o'clock
LADIES' BLACK SKIRTS: Of black
mercerized stuffs, well lined and finished with
deep corded ruffle. All lengths and Q
worth 1.25. For one hour, second floor OaC
BOYS' VESTEE SUITS: Of strictly
all-wool materials, well made and handsomely
trimmed; open front, double breasted fancy
vests; all dark patterns in sizes trom 3 1 jo
to 8 years. A great bargain; 2nd floor 1.03
Have Just received two eases of Cor
toz Cigars, direct from Key West, fresh
Other brands of clear Havanas, like
Satlsfeolia, Oarantlza, Mandato, etc.
Full lino of Brier Pipes and smolters'
W. P. Shoop,
t -f 4-
Kino ncn iiutcioiii AV
H HORSESHOE CALK.
JJ Ilorse cannot slip
and will outwear (lirco
sets of any oilier calk
C) pn 126 and 128
U III., Franklin Ave.
Tbe ClieUerfleltl Overcoat X
ASK TO m IT,