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THE SCR ANTON Till BON 13-KH I DA V, OEOIOMHUR L04 1.001.
PROMOTION WON BY CHARir
PIETj OF BIRCH STREET.
He HnB Been Mndo Resident Man
nger of the Fowler-Vulcnn Hot:
Nnll Company Firemen Are A
stating in Getting Water Out c.
the Houses That Were Flootht'
Sunday Surprlso Party Tender
cd to Miss Anna Forkel nt He
Homo on Aldor Street.
t'liiirlea IVII Is a llvlni lPinor t H.i
i'in;t Unit ulilllly ami merit iiIwum w I
Mr. 1'pII whs for cdimu yours In Hip i'ir.
piny of Wttctibeiitler k Co,, luirdwii
in(rcliiitili, at Kriinktln nvenuc, m
I here Imtncil all the riitnlllputlotiH o
I ho business. Ilo became a. traveling
salesman for the Fowler Vulcan Hoisc
Xall company, and from the start has
nuulo a. name for himself and a thriv
ing business for his employers.
Nearly every year his salary was in
creased, and it has been the custom of
the firm to recognize his services ami
worth in a substantial way every year
about Christinas. Two weeks) ago lie
was notified to appear la Heading;,
where the state hoado.uarters o the
firm are located, and when Mr. Pell re
turned he carried In Ills pocket his
commission, which authorized him to
act as the company's resident manriRcr
and to choose his own lieadiiuarteis,
Naturally, he selected the home of his
birth as headquarters, and is located at
f0. Birch street. His success has given
Went pleasure to Ills associates, who
are proud of the prominence their com
rade has gained In the business world.
Firemen, Kept Busy.
The recent ilood and resulting freshet
.in the fiats has been a strain on the
firemen of this side, who have been
knpt busy since pumping water and
mud from numerous cellars.
The membeis of Engine company No.
have labored diligently and faithfully
it the task and are entitled to the
hanks of the population which was
most affected, because, notwithstand
ing the severe cold they have perse
vered every day since Sunday last in
Melting the water out. From day light
to dark their best elforts have been giv
en to ameliorate the distress incident
to the ravages caused by the overflow.
A Pleasing Affair.
Miss Anna Forkel, of C2t Alder
treet, was happily surprised by a par
ly of young friends last evening who
gathered to tender the compliments! of
the season. After a short reception le
trcshinents were served and the guests
afterwards spent the evening in danc
ing and games of various kinds.
Those present were: The Misses
Theresa, JIaggie and Mamie Keib,
Kate Ttccli, Anna Forkel, Rertlm Davis,
Hannah Rowlands, Kate Murphy,
Sarah Jones, Violet Clark, Ethel C! ar
son. Lillian and Esther Williams, and
verna Lewis. Messrs. T. Evans, Fred
(Jersliardt, Thomas Morgans, fieorge
ttehner, Frank Uehuer, Fred Markel,
Will Wagner, Will liaumgartnor, Max
I'app, Arthur Ffnhlcr, Walter Mechler,
George Rech, and Charles Evans.
i Coming Social Events.
The .Tuuger Maennerehor and the
Scranton Saengerrunde, two of the best
Herman singing societies in this part
of the state, are actively preparing for
their annual Christinas tree entertain
ment, or what Is called in tlerman,
"Bueschecrung." ltoth events will take
place on the same evening, which Is
Monday, December K0, and both com
mittees are working like beavers to
make the affairs a success.
Committee meetings wore held liy
both societies hist evening and all ar
rangements are practically complete.
To Celebrate New Year.
The Knights of St. Oeorge, of Rrnncli
Co. 45, have for some time been pre
paring to "welcome the new and speed
ihe parting guest" on New Year's eve
.vith a grand bannuet and ball, which
rvill tako place in St. Mary's hall, be
tween lllver and Hickory streets..
A hustling committee has been nt
work for some time and their plans,
when matured, will lesult ill one of the
gientest events of the social seiihon.
NUBS OF NEWS.
lolin A. Netils, ex. illy assessor of
Hickory httvet, will be a candidate for
alderman next Fcbruaiy. He Is a resi
dent of the Nineteenth waul,
The Knights of .Malta will hold an
enteresllng ses&lon In llaitnmii's hall
Tint funeral of the late Miss Mluu
llerg took place yesterday ul'teinoon
and was largely attended. Services
vvoio held by Rev .James Wlttke at the
Christ Lutheran church and Interment
was aftot'waids made in the Forest
A horso took fright on Tear htteet
yesterday and started off at u fin hum
gallop towards the Silk mills. Otto
to wuicli yoiit coiiftu, ll neglected,
will btlnii von, yon would sctk relief lit
oncc-aiiii that iu tu rally would be lluougU
f mm . Ouaraiitecd to cure Con
I jlirtT Biimiitlon, Droncliltla,
'-"' Abthnia, nnil all Mug
Troubles. Cures Couulis and C0I1I9 in u day,
ift cents. Write la si. C. Wills & Co.,
I,e Uoy, N, Y ior free trial bottle.
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iMMBmMBrrrTmliTrnnmirirT i i i rmififL
tw.fi You Could Lookl
a Lover of
the Beautiful ?
Doyouwish. to have pretty ringsP
We will be pleased to show
you Solitaire Diamond Kings,
Diamond and Emerald Kings,
Diamond nnd Kuby Kings, Dia
mond and Opal Rings, Diamonds
and Sapphire Kings, Diamond
and Turquois Kings. We will
mount any desired combination
317 Lacka. Ave
b't'iinlz, a workman, caught the mil
mal near the gates and after a strug
glo In ought lit 111 to a standstill before
any serious damage was done.
tiet your sinokuts' supplies, pipes,
clgnis and tobacco, at .Miller ,i UoWi
ler's, (IOC Cedar avenue. The liest goods
at the lowest pi Ices, "'"
vini.il tu iliii oiwiuon 'lilliiuii'.
Nicholson, l'a Dee, IS. .Mr, and .Mrs,
II. V, Drlt'KS, after speudliiH' the sum
mer hero, are 011 their way to Port
land, Oregon, whore they Intend to ie
side, John JlcKibhey la sick will) l,i grippe,
The school hoard luivo had the roof
of the school house raised up so Hun
the water will stay on the outside in
blend of the Inside of the house.
Until It, Johnson Is vIsltliiK her sis
ter, .Mrs. K, II, AMih, of Jersey fliy.
A special mcotliiK of Juiiltu Itehekah
loilh'e, So. II, was held Wednesday cv
ciiliiK, December IS, when the follow.
liUT olllcerb-elect vveru iiiHtulled Into
their respective chairs for tlui eiiHiilujf
term by 1), li. fl, M. .M.'S. Transuo of
I.aceyvllle X. (1, Mrs. tlariiet M.
Johnson; X, fl Mis. O. Suvder;
reconlliiK secretary, Mlsa Juna Warner;
tlnuiiclul secretaryi Mrs. May .McCon
ut'llj treasuier, Mrs. Mills 1'ioper; vvar
ilen, Miss I.eo Hillings: conductor, ,Mts.
I.ucy Jaciiucs; !, S. X. (!., Mrs. I.otta
Decker: I,. 8. X. (!., lluldah Steel; It. S.
X. (!., I'hoebe Lord; I.. H. X. (1 CJer
trude DiIkbs: 1. H. Ci Mrs. Jlable
Htephens; I). H. 0 .Miss (U'urjjlii
Hteele; It. A. II., Miss Cora .Stephens;
m 4BME1L tl!i OF SHOES
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I $4 Qualities at S3 Vs
There's a reason for this shoe sale, and it's a good
reason. You may have heard of our famous $3 shoe.
It's a favorite, and we have sold more than we expected
during the past season. We have decided to take our
$4.00 shoes and mark them $3.00. Just to fill in sizes
and at the same time make room for new Spring Styles
that will very soon arrive,
$4 Shoes in Our Corner Show Case, $3
4 Enamel Box
A very dressy shoe. It's suitable for
street or dress wear, in several .
different lasts. Reduced to 4)0
14 Patent Calf
A soft, flexible patent leather shoe,
stylish and dressy, single or
double soles. Reduced to po
serviceable leather, made on a
but comfortable fitting
Reduced to 4)0
$4 Black Russia Calf I $4 Vici Hid
A soft, pliable leather that It's as soft as a glove and as
meets the requirements ot tender serviceable as a Box Calf. Re-
feet. Reduced to !p3 duced to fy$
We are authorized sole agents for "lianan" Shoe for gentle
men and the famous "Sorosis" Shoe for ladies.
There is as much diffetonce in
diamonds as there is in humnn
faces, nnd not infrequently ns
much hidden deception. When
you wish to buy a diamond come
to us. xow can leiy upon our
judgment nnd representation.
M 117 I afln Aim
S. A. II., Miss Porn Klins; chop, .Mrs,
Mary Weiklielser; ori?aulst. Miss
Kthi'l Stui k; 1'. X. 0 Mrs. Julia Da
vis, Het'reslniieiits weie served after
J. M. Caipenter and wife are en route
for Klnrlila to spend the winter.
A (' lioinl, vvho for a number nf
years was conductor on tho local pits
seiiKer train, between this place nnd
Hcivintoii, met with an accident yester
day that caused his death. He was
on u load uf straw, and In prep.-.Iii(T
down the binder to hold the straw It
broke, cantilUK hint to fall to the
iftouud, inictiiriiiK bin skull, lie lived
about one hour, initial Friday. Ser
vices at the house at i o'dock In the
J V. (iiiernsey extends to the buy.
Ihh public a special Invitation to call
anil Inspect his (.-(tensive and beauti
ful Hue of planus llnriiiiT tho holidays,
iUI'illii WiibhliiHlon avenue, t-'crnnton,
Tourist Oars on Nickel Plate Road.
hVntl. weekly traiibcoutluent.il tourist
cars between tho Atlantic and tho l'a-i-lllo
coasts arc operated by the Nickel
1'hue and Its connections. Tourist cars
referred to afford the same sleeping no
coinuiodatloiis, with same class of
inutlrcFH and other bed clothing that
are piovlded In the regular I'lillmau
Hleiplui; car service, These tout 1st
enra leave Muslim Mondays and 'Wed.
uesduys, and leave tjan I'Vunclsco Tiles
days and Fridays, ilerths In tlicte
4 Patent Coltskin
A leather tthnt has proved very dura
ble for gentlemen's wear. It's a
leather that'll not break; reduced to p3
$4 Wax Calf
A neat shoe that we consider the
very best for" wet or rough g,
weather. Reduced to p3
$4 Velour Calf
A comfortable walking shoe
with broad double sole. Re-
Here Are a Few Suggestions
for Christmas Shopping.
You will find the articles in our Store.
Kxquisite Suits of Muslin Underwear. Trimmed in Em
broidery and Lace.
Ladies' fancy and plain Aprons.
Ladies' Hosiery, lace, lisle and silk.
Kid Gloves in staple and fancy shades.
Silk and Woolen Golf Gloves.
Gents' Kid and Mocha Gloves.
Fancy Hose Supporters.
Would Advise Early Buying Before the Selec
tion Is Gone.
l'2i) Wjomliu Avenue.
tf. R H . K 9, . . . ft ( It , . K
On the Jewelry WE Sell.
215 Lackawanna Avenue.
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tourist cars are sold ul Bivatly reduced
rates. Conveniences are offered without
on t ru cost, for lieatliih" food or prcpur
Ihk: tea or coffee, aft'oidliiK every facll
ily lor comfort on u long: journey, cs
peclally for fiunlllos travelliiK with
childieu. Lowest rules may be obtained
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always via the Nickel I'late io.nl ior
nil polntH In tho west. Knr t-iieclal In
formation rcxurdliiK all trains on the
Nickel 1'luto road, Incluilliu, these tour.
1st cars, consult your nearest ticket
agent, or write I'. J. Moore, nener.il
agent, -jyi Main street, lluffulo, N. Y.
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I Our Holiday
s Display This Year
I'iiids lis in our new stoic
lo cnlor to tho wants of HOLIDAY SlIOl'l'KUS.
j: Beautiful Things for Christmas
Jj ICarly clioico is wise. Wo invite you to make selections
now. when stocks are at their best.
if In making your selection of Diamonds, you have the as-
ti sistance of my thirty-hvo years
Sci in all kinds of RIXT.S, nUOOCHES, PENDANTS,
Fine Gold and Silver Watches
With the Highest Grade Movements.
Sterling Silver Novelties,
Cut Glass and Umbrellas.
,ti Ami everything pertaining to
33 Wyoming Avenue.
ESTAT3L1.SII ED IN 1S37.
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: Useful Holiday Presents :
Handsome Line of
Hen's Gloves of
"f l)l'i: I.MIMNf.-.
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Cushions by far the most comfortable
of all the moderate priced chairs.
A Fine Xmas Gift.
Granfon Oarpsf &
406 LACfCAWANNA AVINUE,
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We ofl'er many attractive inducements for Chiistmas, Nothing
will he more acceptable than
Call .mil see our line of Shoes, Slippers, Rubber Overfiaiters and
LEWIS, RUDDY, DAVIES & MURPHY
330 Lackawanna Avnua.
f. p. . . . H Pw K it K Kn m W
bettor proparotl tban ever before
a first-class Watch and Jcwclrv
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