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THE SCRANTON TIUBUNB-THURSDAY, JANUARY: 0, 1902.
ELIAS E. EVANS
TOR SCHOOL CONTROLLER
THE FIFTEENTH WARD.
In the Two Districts Ho Received n
Lead of Sovcnty-nlno Votes Over
His Next Highest Opponent C.
M. B. A., Knights o Pythins and
Foresters Install Ofilcoi-s Week of
Frayer In tho Churches Events
of This Evening Other News
Notes and Personals.
A splrllPd contest was held In the
Flrtcenth ward yesterday for the Ko
jitibllcaii nomination for school control
ler, In which 1311ns 13. Kviins, the pres
ent Incumbent, won out with seventy
nine votes to spare over Ills next high
est opponent. The vote polled In the
two districts was as follows;
lT.t Se.iuml To.
8i.liu.il ('imilulltT. ill'lika tIMrivt, UK
lillm i:, Knitw J3-J 11)1 1WS
.loli ii M. IMu.mU lmi oil I.'mI
'I'hoin.is .1. Il.mci Ml ;: H.1
rr Cnn(:illc j
John I..1IRC 0 luU :"
i:iion l'. n.iviis i::; (, sut
i.iitiior UwU j'jj :a in
lljvid II. .lonos Ii7 7:1 110
.1. T. I.ewU 111!!
.1. I. Williams Jiiii
.Mm II. WIIHjiiis jr W
.Mlicit .1. Itijiiimiil SS
The nonilnutlon for school controller
Is equivalent to an election In the Fif
teenth ward. During Mr. I3vans' term
of ofllce he has served his constituents
faithfully and creditably, and he is
Olio of the best representatives the
ward ever had on the hoard,
"Jack the Hugger" Arrested.
Patrolman McColllsan arrested a man
lust night on Washburn street who Is
linown as "Jack the Hugger." For
some time complaint has been made to
tin; police about the fellow, and Mc
Colllgan went out In citizen's clothes
Inst night and shadowed hltn.
lie found the fellow in the alley be
tween Washburn and Academy street
rind when "Jack" saw the ofllcer, ho
took to his heels,
McColllgan captured him a short dis
tance away, and locked him up In the
station house. The man had been seen
in the neighborhood on several occa
sions, wearing a cup drawn down over
His name is G. V. Itoiapaugli and
Dfofotir's French Tar
Will promptly icllrio and speedily cure
roughs, colds and all lunjr trouble. Tor
sale by G. W. JUSKINS, 101 South Main
g Values in
Here's a Sale Without a Parallel.
Looked at from any viewpoint we say without the
slightest fear of successful contradiction that the values
offered below have never been equaled in , the Bargain-giving
Aunals of the city of Scrantou.
The Underwear Specified Is AH Perfect
aud of the best makes known to the trade. Every bar
gain quoted stauds for au irrefutable fact, and the only
question you need consider is, how to get to the store in
time enough to share iu these Incomparable Bargains.
The Sale Begins This Morning.
Crisp Pacts for Bargain Hunters,
Xadles' Underwear at 10c.
Heavy weitflit VcU ,'iiul r.iN, in
llblw, with Hue "i'l Horn' lining; '.!",
Ladies' Underwear at 29c.
A wnmleiful collection of ."0c. t,uiU In Vc.ti
unci I'.mtk. ilicluilinir llcccci lined, .Ilvi illilis
wiy elastic! ItejptMn yum ifOoiN, (no in?-
linos etc.; soma of the torU su- in liiukeu
i-Uorf, lmt w can Milt you io matter lut tho
mc Is if Jon come qulcli. rlimce of
I lie lot ,
ladies' Underwear at 33c.
fine Mnlno Hoods unci cnUj quality Jcim'v
Ilililircl tJnclcnve.ir; coiuplclc; rani;u of kbvs anil
no K.irtneut in tliu lot worth lii,3 ilian 13
li.ilf a dollar. Clioicc OOL.
.Ladles' Underwear at 75c.
Tlio wotiil-rcnowiifil Tlvoll" nuke, in lunU
only; 111110 wool,
iino wool, full fashioned, etc. 7c,,
Actual value, $1,
Indies' Underwear at 70c,
In while anil natural wool, liliheil eooiN iliat
mill at l.S..lic.iiiincnt, 'r',e Uo lUt 1 not
fliilto complete) othuwHe tlio pilco "70r
nciuld not lo ''l
Xadles Union Suits nt 08c.
Tlio 'crlehni'teil "Oneida" romliinatloii suits,
in pure wuol, full fjliloned Koodj, raiigiiiit In
.iuc from l.M to y.!j per tuit. Soma
of tho bIjiu am inUsing, licnce tho (Hn
price , yot
Children's Underwear at 15c.
Jertey rllilied wool Vests, in all (lie
Millie they Ut, tale price only
Children's Pine Scarlet Underwear
Pure wool in ShirTs-, VAsts, Pants aud Drawers,
iSizes 16 a8 20 22 24 26 28 30 32
Prices 15c 18c 20c 22c 25c 28c, 30c 35c 40c
ho snys ho resides at 7-12 Adnins ave
nue, and claims to ho well connected.
lie denies the charge, Ho Will he giv
en it hearing this morning.
Week of Prayer.
This Is being observed us tho an
nual week of prayer by incmlwrs of
many local churches and special prayer
meetings lire being held In many
hollies and churches. At tho Simpson
Methodist Kplscopal church lust even
ing tho attendance was large, notwith
standing the inclemency of the
Itov, II. C. McDennott, the pastor,
conducted the services, and made a
brief address on the significance of
prayer. The meetings will be con
tinued this and tomorrow evenings,
and tho olllclal board will meet titter
the prayer service this evening.
Similar meetings are being held In
the First liaptlat church,, under the
direction of the pastor, Kov. S. V.
Mathews. Ills subject last evening
was "Our Churches," and this evening
ho will speak about "Christian Mis
sions," and tomorrow evening, "The
Family and the School."
Ilev. John P. Moffnt, D. L is con
ducting the services at the Washburn
Street Presbyterian church. Services
are being held every evening.
Litany services and Bible study were
held In St. David's Kplscopal church
last evening, under tho direction of tho
rector, Itev. 13. J. McIIenry.
Officers of Branch 44, C. M. B. A.
A regular meeting of branch 44,
Catholic Alutiuil Benefit association,
was held last night in Y. AI. 1. hall,
when District Deputy T. P. Hoban ad
dressed the members on the good of
the order. Tho following ofllcers were
President,, P. J. AIoAndrew; nrst
vice-president, John W. Baldwin; sec
ond vice-president, Allchuel J. Jen
nings; recording secretary, J. LS. AIc
C.'onnun: assistant secretary, John De
vanney; financial secretary. J. It. Bar
rett; treasurer, AI. T. Welsh: marshal,
Dennis Aludlgun: guard, John Devers;
trustees, Peter .7. Cosgrove, Dennis
Aludlgun and Thomas Judge.
Ancient Order of Foresters.
Court Ethan Allen, No. 73S2, Ancient
Order of Foresters, met in Alorgan's
hall last evening and Installed tho
following olllcers for the ensuing term:
Chief Hanger. Charles Dixon; suli
cliJef, William Banks: treasurer, Allen
Pinkney; secretary, John II. Kenst;
senior beadle, Fred J. Wurman: jun
ior boodle, Peter Williams; senior
woodward, Williams Hills; junior
woodward, Thomas Banks; past chief
ranger. George Parker.
Three new members were initiated,
and twenty more enrollments are un
Knights of Pythias Installation.
At the meeting of Patagonia lodge,
Knights of Pythias, in D. D. Evans'
hall last evening, the following ofllcers
were installed for the year 1902:
Chancellor commander, Richard A.
Lewis; vice chancellor, John H. Jones;
prelate, Alorris Jones; keeper of rec-
Men's Underwear at 20c.
Lot i'XIm 1kii.v Huyplian Itllihed M1I1I
wuntir, in nil nxt-nj were ;i7iic. To
Men's Underwear at 49c.
Including ii:n wool, scarlet lined Slilits that
wcie ifl.OU; camcl'i, li.ilr Miiits nnd Drawei.s
that wile l.nuj natural and random (roods
that weio 73c, and Me., etc, .Sizes aio broken
in wine takes, nut: mo pncu moil- tli.ui
luakeo up for that. Choice of tlio lot at
Men's Underwear at 50c.
Vino seal let, nil wool I'nderwcir (Drawers
only), mostly mull sizes; otlieiwiso wo could
not sell (lie hest Jpl.OO riualllv for this ertp
week at "Vt
Men's Underwear at 75c.
Viire wool rllilied Shirfs, in croy, that wcic
ffl.SS; heavy wool linecl i-ooiN that were $l.i5,
etc, lliokcii bl.es iuotly. Take your 7C
iholcc at .., '"t
Men's Underwear at 1,25.
Jlade In the world-renowned mills at Norfolk
nnd New llruiiswlck, (leiitlemeu who appreci
ate quality In thiii underwear will make u nolo
of IliU iKirnaln oirer. The reeular Sl.O)
liullly for 11.IW, and tho $1.7.1 C I Ot;
quality for only J !
Doys' Underwear at 10c.
Natural fleece llnedi also In random weaves
and uieya; tomo rihbed, uthcis plain. There
aro mote draucis than slilru In this lot, and
values tun from Mc, to 3Sc. each, Sites cr,
21 to 3J, Choke of the lot , "C
ordn and senl, Edward DaVlesi muster
of finance. D, D. LowIbj master of ex
chequer, D. D. Evans; master nt arms,
David H, Iteesct Inner guard, John J.
ltoberlsj outer guard, Thomas Ji
Kviinsi master of work, David S.
James; trustee for term of eighteen
months, Thomas O. Williams.
Mr. and Alls. David At. DaVis, of 101
North KUinoio nveeiiue, entertained
with it musical reception Monday even
ing on a hnndsomo piano which they
had presented to their sou, John, on
The following were present: Air.
and Airs. Thomas D. Thomas, Atr. nnd
Airs. Daniel J. Thomas, Air. and Atrs.
Stephen U. Price, Atr. unci Airs. Charles
W. Aloyle, Air. and Airs. ClrMKh Price
and family, Messrs. John and .Tonkin
Thomas, Allsscs Annie and Pesslo Da
vis nnd Master Claylord Price. Ilo-
lrcsnmonty were served, nttcr an en
Fh-st Baptist Church.
The following ofllccrs will servo tho
First Haptlst church for the coming
Trustee, Robert Pecklnsj church
clerk, Fred Oray; financial secretnry,
Airs. D. C. Williams: treasurer, W. O.
Davis; organist and chorister, Airs. B.
O. Ileddoe: assistant organist, Dr. T.
AI. Senderllng; president of finance
board, Airs. B. G. Bodiloe.
Events of This Evening.
Aleetlng of the ofllclal board of the
Simpson Alethodlst Episcopal church.
The newly-elected ofllcers of St.
Paul's Pioneer corps will -be Installed
and a smoker will follow.
The Robert Alorris lodge will meet In
Ivorlte hall. Olllcers will be Installed.
The ladies of the Washburn Street
Presbyterian church will hold nn nil
day session today. Lunch will be
served at noon.
The Wahnetu Dancing class will hold
an Invitation social In Alears hull.
A confirmation class will be formed
at St. David's Episcopal church.
The Christian Endeavor society of
the AVushburu Street Presbyterian
church will meet and elect ofllcers.
GENERAL NEWS NOTES.
Dr. and JIih. B. S. Sutton, of
Edwards court, welcomed a son
their home yesterday morning.
Joseph S. Corey, of North Main ave
nue, has entered the Stroudsburg
State Normal school, prior to entering'
the University of Pennsylvania.
Sirs. Jones, of Decker's court,
mother of Hugh Jones, cleric in
the street commissioner's department,
slipped and fell on the Ice Tuesday
evening, while returning from church,
and fractured her arm. A similar ac
cident befell her a year ago.
The hearing In the speakeasy cases
against John Carson, Mrs. Sheridan
and James Black will be resumed be-
IJev. J. W. Davis, who occupied the
pulpit of tho Plymouth church Inst
Sunday evening, ten years ago was
working in tho mines when he left for
Marietta, Ohio, and then took an aca
demic and college course, graduated
with special honors in philosophy,
Greek and English literature I if the
class of 1899. He ranked third and was
elected to membership to the Phi Beta
Kuppa fraternity. His rank at Mariet
ta college obtained for him a scholar
ship in Chicago Theological seminary,
where he Is now and will graduate
next May, being a member of the class
of 1902. Besides his work at Chicago,
Rev. Davis has been preaching In Chi
cago for the last year nnd a half
He is the oldest son of Mr. and Mrs.
Thomas W. Davies, of 437 Fourteenth
The following officers of branch No.
97, Ladles' Catholic Benevolent as
sociation, were installed recently:
Past president, Mrs. Mary Sweeney;
president. Miss Sarah McDonald; first
vice-president, Miss Mary Mulroy;
second vice-president, Miss Mary B.
Harrison; recorder, Miss Margaret Mo
Donald; assistant recorder, Miss Ella
Lynn; financial secretin''. Miss Mar
garet Tralnor; trenHttrer, Miss Mary
McGonlgle; guard. Miss Mary Harri
son; trustees for two years. Miss Mar
garet King and Miss Nora Gilboy; for
one year. Miss Nellie Duggan.
Tlio choir of the Plymouth Congrega
tional church were entertained last
evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
A. B. Eynon, on North Hyde Park
avenue. The party spent a very pleas
ant evening and before leaving, re
freshments were served,
A report was circulated yesterday to
the effect that George James, of 513
North Bromley avenue, was suffering
from small-pox, but the physicians
called In the case diagnosed it as Ger
The Bachelors' camping club will
meet Tuesday evening. January 14. at
the home of William Snow, on Lafay
fore Police Magistrate Davies at ii
o'clock this evening.
At the Sherman Avenue Mission
school last evening, tlio pupils of the
Sunday scliol repeated the Christmas
cantata of "Stanta's Surprise." There
wus a largo and well pleased audience
Miss Mabel Wutrous, of Academy
street, Is convalescing after an illness.
Miss Anna Brill has returned homo
from ti visit in Wllkes-Barre.
The D. V. L, (lancing class held an'
enjoyable social In Mt-ars' hall last
NORTH SCRANTON NEWS.
A Shooting Match Arranged for Sat
urdayWrestling Match Next
Monday Night News Notes,
On Saturday, Jan. 11, there will bo a
live bird shooting match on tho Mar
vino field under tho management of
the Loftus Gun club. Some of tho well
known live pigeon shots of this end
will take part. Those who will com
peto aro Dtivlil Swarty Lloyd, D, C.
Nenry, Thomas George, Mr. Cnrwar
dlne, and tho well known veteran shot,
Mr, Lloyd who, In other contests, litis
made such high scores, will shoot on
that day, and it Is expected that ho
will make his uverugo score, which Is
43 uut of 50, In this event, Tho follow
ing compose tho gun club; William
Evans, Tom George, Thomas Loftus,
Jr., David Lloyd and John Morgans,
Next Monday eyeplng the people of
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As wfll m'tlie luiid.omct, ami olhcia arc Invited
to mil mi ill" druggist atxl lM fico .1 til.il Imltlo
of Krinii'ti HjImiii for tlio Thru.lt onl l.uuiri, a
ivniody tlut is GL-uuntrrU tu nun ami n-llcu nil
Chiviilu am) Acute Cousin, .Utluiu, UroncliitU
mill Cuiiuuitlou. 1'ilcc 25c. mid (0u
MISS VIRGINIA GRANES
Telfs Hoir Hospital Physicians
Uso nntl Holy upon jLyilia E.
Flnkhnm's Vogctablo Com
pound. "DnAn MnB. FmtuiAit s Twelve
years continuous sorvlco nt tho Blck
bed In some of our prominent hospi
tals, as well as at private homes, lias
given mo varied experiences with tho
diseases of women, I have nursed soma
I wyw I
m. W llPf Ji
miss vinarNiA granes,
President of Nnreei'A soolatlon,'v7nterto'mi,lT.T.
most distressing cases of inflammation
and ulceration of tho ovaries and womb.
I have known that dootors used Lydia
E. Plnklmm's Vctrotablo Com
pound when everything elso failed
with their patients. I have advised my
patients and friends to uso it and have
yet to hear of Its first failure to cure.
" Four years ago I had falling of tho
womb from straining in lifting a heavy
patient, and knowing of the valuo of
your Compound I began to use it at
once, and in six woelcc I was well once
more, and have had no trouble since.
I am most pleased to have had an oppor
tunity to say a few words in praise of
your "Vegetable Compound, and shall
take every occasion to recommend it."
Miss Virginia Gkanks. $5000 forfeit If
about testimonial Is not genuine.
Lydln E. Plnklmm's Vegetable
Compound lias stood tho test of
time, and has cured thousands.
Mrs. Plnkhani advises sick wo
men free. Address, Lynn, Mass.
this part of the city will be able to
witness a most Interesting wrestling
match between Abe Corker and Julius
Ulsnfer, of West Scrnnton, for a purse
of $100 a side, at 130 pounds.
Abe Corker and his brother, Charles
Corker, are open to wrestle any man
In Lackawanna county, the first at
131 pounds and the second at 120
pounds, catch-as-catch can, for a purse
of $100, on any date.
BRIEF NEWS NOTES.
Mrs. B. Titus wns arrested yesterday
on tlio charge of disorderly conduct
and threats, preferred by Mrs. Thomas
Welsh, and was given a hearing before
Alderman Myers. Mrs. Titus, it is al
leged, threatened to dash Mrs. Welsh's
brains out. The alderman held her
under $300 bail for appearance at court
and fined her $1 and costs for disorder
On Monday evening, Jan. 27, there
will be an entertainment and social in
the Auditorium for the benefit of the
striking street car men. It is expect
ed that some of the best local talent
will participate. Every one who is In
sympathy with the strike should turn
out and help them. Admission, 23
John Morgans, of Oak street, had
his left leg badly squeezed between two
mine cars while at work In the Mar
vine mine yesterday. He was removed
to his home where he received medical
Tomorrow evening the strong repre
sentative Crackerjacks of this section
will play the Frackville team, of
Schuylkill county. This team, while
the Crackerjucks were on their tour,
defeated them by a large score, and a
good game Is expected, the Cracker
jacks putting their strongest team
against them. Admission, gents, 23c;
ladies, 10c. Social after the gaiw
Last evening the Independent or
chestra conducted their weekly dance.
This evening, the Crystuls, of Price
burg, will have for their opponents the
champion North End Stars, at the Au
ditorium. Admission, 13c j ladies free.
Social after the gaint.
There will be a mothers' meeting In
the parlors of the Young Women's
Christian association on Friday after
noon at 2.30. The mothers and chil
dren who attend the sewing school nro
Mr. and Mrs. John Day, of Parnel!
street, are rejoicing over the arrival
of a baby boy.
Mr. and Mrs. James Wheeler, of
Green Grove, were among callers in
town the past week.
Mrs.' William Williams, wife of Wil
liam Williams, proprietor of the Hotel
Columbus, Is seriously 111.
Dr. Milllken, of Liberty, N, Y Is vls
Hng Dr. Peck, of North Main avenue,
Mr, Mahor, of Wells street, slipped
and fell on the Ice near Parker street
and sustained a sprained ankle.
Gus Brown, of Market street, is In
New York on a business trip.
Meeting of Stationary Engineers'
union, No. K0, will be held Friday even
ing In Leonard's hull.
Judge Lewis, of Edna avenue, Is ser
iously ill at his homo.
Major Anderson, formerly of tho sub
postofllce station, Is HI,
Anthony Yethtoskle caused tho ar
rest of Mrs. Betroskle, of tho Mnrvlno
Patch, for perjury. The enso was set
tled before Alderman Meyers.
Yesterday at 2 o'clock the funeral of
the lato Jumes Powell took place from
his lato residence, on Maragaret ave
nue, Interment was made In tho
Washburn street cemetery,
The many friends of Miss Rll.alieth
Clark of Sanderson nvenuo tendered
her a birthday surprise party lust eve
ning. Among those present were;
Misses Louise Warren, Klizabeth Ous
per, Anna May Mollltt, Pollle Wan-en,
Hattlo Fields, Oraco Bunting, Ada
Mason, Mary neegler, Mnblo Dershlm
er, Kthel I'lpper, Louise Irene Warren,
Margaret Warren, Florence Clark,
Messrs, 11. Walters, Charles Walters,
Jessie Oarlhan, Carl Ourllinn, Harry
Wudenum, Clyde Welchel, Harry Ser
foss, George Cook, William Oetz. fleo,
Nlcol, Frank Moffat, Puul Kelfer,
Phillip Plpper, Ed. Carr, CSurMeld Lof
tus, Bertram! Clark, Fred Lidstone,
Fred Farnlinin, Miss Elizabeth Clark,
Mrs. Cookson, Mr, and Mrs. Clark. At
a reasonable hour refreshments were
served. Dining the evening dancing
and games were Indulged In.
The first degree will bo conferred this
evening at the regulur meeting of
Clreen ltldge Lodge, independent Order
of Odd Fellows in Mason hull, Dick
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ALLEGED SPEAKEASY KEEPERS
Conrad Linn Findd Fifty DollaiB for
Selling Without a License A Wo
man Hold for Criminal Libel An
Interesting Eotter from Corporal
William Rafter, ifow Doing Duty
At Samar, Philippine Islands.
Maennerchor to Sing at Pro-Boer
Meeting Other Notes.
Tho police officers of Ihla precinct
were kept busy yesterday on orders re
ceived from hcndtttiartcrs, and two
well known citizens were nrrested for
selling llciuor without a license. Tim
first arrested was Conrad Linn, of C20
Birch street, and shortly after, Joseph
Kramer, of 929 Prospect avenue, wns
arrested, both being taken to the Alder
street station house, where they were
given a hearing before Police Magis
trate Storr. The evidence In Linn's
case was clear and he obtained his re
lease by paying 11 fine of $G0.
There wns 11 doubt, however, In the
case against Kramer, and the hearing
was postponed until next Monday mi
that tho prosecutor can present more
convincing testimony its to the viola
tion of law. 1
Before the Alderman.
John .Selgler, of 440 North Eighth
street, lodged Information before Al
derman Lenten yesterday against Het
ty Seegar for criminal libel.
After the evidence wns heard
the defendant was required to furnish
ball In $1,000 for her appearance at tho
next quarter sessions. The ball piece
was furnished by Dan AV. VailBhan,
of 127 South Garfield avenue.
News from the Philippines.
A long Interesting letter has been
again received from William Rafter,
of the Eighteenth United States In
fantry, now stationed at Samar, Phil
ippine Islands, 'and one of the meanest
places among Uncle Sam's recent ac
Mr. Rafter is well known In this city,
and with tho writer was for many
years affiliated with Company B of the
old Thirteenth regiment.
His experience as a news writer on
several of tho Scrantou daily papers
gave him the necessary training to
compose a newsy and interesting letter
on the results of his observations In
the land of Aguinnldo and the swarthy
His last letter is mostly of a per
sonal nature, as he states that life Is
too short and uncertain just at pres
ent, where he is located, to do any ex
tensive letter writing, but promises in
the near future to send a Ions story
especially for publication, as that is
the only way he can hope to satisfy his
many friends who send papers, stamps,
etc., nnd who would of course like to
hear from him personally.
Maennerchor to Aid the Boers.
A large delegation of residents from
this side will attend the pro-Boer
meeting in St. Thomas' college hall
next Sunday, because of the fact that
the Junger Maennerchor has received
and accepted a special invitation to
sing on that occasion.
This marks another period in the ra
pid advancement of this famous sing
ing society, in which tho residents of
this section take a pardonable pride,
and that the good will of the people is
appreciated by the society is shown In
their ever-ready willingness to partici
pate in nny charitable or worthy cause.
Although nearly two years off, there Is
reason to believe that the society will
take part in the next national saen
gerfest, which will be held at Balti
more, Md. If they do, it is to he hoped
they will win their heart's desire the
NUBS OP NEWS.
Alderman Christian Storr, of the
Nineteenth ward, will seek a reuoml
natlon at the Democratic primaries
next Saturday. The nomination will
also bo sought by ex-City Assessor
Tho Meadow Brook basket ball team,
headed by the Patriotic Order Sons of
America Bumpernicle Drum corps will
parade the principal streets this even
ing iu fantastic gard to advertise their
ball, which takes place Monday Jun
President Scrnnton of the Water
Company Says the Increase of
Water Itates Will Stand.
The council hold a special meeting
last night, when the committee up
pointed to see President Scrnnton, of
tho Gus and Water company, In ref
erence to the rebuilding of the Nay
Aug bridge reported. Mr, Scrnnton
agreed to bear half tho expense of
erecting a new bridge, which was sat
isfactory to tho borough, and work
will be begun at onco on tho structure,
In reference to the Increase In tho rate
for fire hydrnnls the committee was
informed that the $20 ruto would not
bo reduced. The raising of tho house
hold ruto from SG to $8 was also dis
cussed and tho committee was told that
it would bo impossible to hnvo one rate
for Scrnnton and another for Dimmore,
Mr. Scrnnton admitted they had the
privilege of 4axlng the receipts, but ho
also hud tho right to further Increase
the rate If he saw lit. The council
postponed action on tlio report until
tho next meeting,
Ordinance No. SO, providing for the
Issuing of $5,000 worth of bonds for the
purpose of redeeming outstanding
bonds which can be redeemed at the
option of tho borough, passed third
Ordinance No, ill, providing for the
Issuing of 125,000 worth of bonds at -1
per cent, for tho purpose of paying off
iho lloatlug borough indebtedness,
which amounts to about S23.0CO, and
upon which tho borough has been pay
ing 0 per cent. Interest, also passed
third aud Haul reading.
Class No, -U of Bt. Mark's Sunday
school will give another of their suc
cessful eutertulnments early in Foliru-
Kt, Mary's council, Y, M. I., will con
duct their annual dunce at Washington
hull on Tuesday evening next.
The Democratic borough committee
met In the borough building Tuesday
evening, and decided to hold tho pri
maries on Jan. !iS, between 4 and 7 p,
in., and the convention tho same even
lag ut S o'clock.
I Jonas Long's Sods
Some people wonder how it is we sell such good
Hnfitrru nt xnrh rtnnnnahtn nrln.v. WpIL wi will loll
uou. Theu arc hoilnht from the mills where then are I
made and the Jobber's
the benefit of that.
Past Black Hose, 12 l-2c a Pair
Womae's Fast Black Hose, whlto feet, double heel and
toe, made from good cotton yarn, very clastic, all sizes, and . i
marked unusually low for, pair . 1 2C
Men's Fleeced Lined Hose, 25c a Pair
They are fast black and have a silk finish and double heel
.toe, made from pure selected cotton yarn. Marked at 25C
Men's Natural Hose, 25c
An all wool Hose, a smooth finish, all sizes, a splendid
value, for, a pair 25C
Care of the Face Is
As it is the only face you will ever have, take care of It
and use the best preparations on It. We have the best at reas
onable prices. For toilet use the Parma Violet Ammonia,
comes In 8-ounce bottles, at, bottle '
YOUTHFUL TINT FACE POWDER In the shades
flesh, cream and white, at, box ' 25C
RUBBER SPONGES For beautifying the complexion, -also
develops the muscles and removes wrinkles. Price, each p
Reading Makes a Full Man
What an endless source of entertainment is furnished by conversa
tions about books, by those who are well read. This education Is within
the reach of all. Some New Copyright Books :
"In the Fog" By Richard Harding Davis.
"The Man from Glengowy" Ralph Connor.
"A Portion of Labor" Mary E. Wilklns.
"Supreme Crime" Dorotha Gerard.
"Cavalier" By Geoge Cable.
"The Ruling Passion" Henry Van Dyke. '
"Tysbeth," the latest book of H. Rider Haggard.
"Around the Pan" A humorous story of -the Pan-American, by
Thomas Fleming, 75 cents.
All Copyright Books, $1.10.
Our Annual Collar Sale Commences Saturday I
Jonas Long's Sons!
M. KEIS, Lessee and Manager.
A. J. DUFFV, Dm. Manaser.
Saturday Matinee and Night,
"(IKAXni'A, VOU'Hi: A WOSDr.K."
Mr. Wllll.iiu A. IlrjJy presents tor tlio llrt time,
tlie new musical unnpsliot,
llv It. Melville n.iktr, uitli Mr. .Toeli ll.irt :mJ
Miss Uirriu l)e Mar.
Together with 18 entertalneis, ineliullii!,' u epe
tiallv selected .-liorm of uui'Miulleil
A pliiv for young people of all asci.
Prices Kvrnliiff, 'J.'i to -IM; liov (.e.it, $1.50.
Prices Matinee, IV, ai.d 50 rents.
Peats ready Tliiuwl.iy nioiiilnsr at nine.
Academy of flusic
M. I1EI8, Lessee. A. J. Duffy, Manager.
KOIt TillllCi: DAYS,
A Melodrama of the CMI War, by .nld 111!,'
Kins, author of "At l'lney llidijc," etc.
l'liios Mallnce, .-, ilni -, iciiU.
Xliilil, 13, 23, Jlj and 3U (.Mils.
Matinees l'liday and fatiiidai.
GIBNEY-HOEFFLER STOCK CO.,
I'm- Week of January Hi.
Pliers Matinee. Ill and a ceiit.
XlKhl, 10, 20 and ) icnt.
Special Mondav matinee, "Our l.iltle Minis
ter:" Monday rwnlnsr, I.ewi-, Monism's "t'he
ALr 0. UCRlMXaTO.V, Manager.
Tlll'HSDAY, l'lllDAY AMI bATl UD.VY.
Little Magnet Burlesqucrs,
Matinee. Daily, Xcw Telephone, 2501.
MltS, THOMAS lA'DON, of tho
South Side, died yesterday morning at
7 o'clock, after a short Illness. Tho
deceased was 40 years of ago and a
widow. A family of four sons and two
daughters survive, as follows: Pat
rick, Michael, John, Thomiis, Delia and
Mary Kllen. Tho funeral arrango
ments were not entirely completed and
tho date will bo announced later.
KDAVAUD J. HUOG, formerly of this
city, died at Huffulo yesterday. Tho re
mulns will arrive hern at U o'clock this
morning. Tlio funeral announcement
will bo made later, Ilo Is survived by
his wife. lirog was formerly " on"
glnepr In the No, 1 engine houso of
tho Lackawanna Iron and Steel com
pany in this city for twelve years.
I'ATItlOIC A MOlUtOW, of Black
man street, Wllkes-Harro, died yes
terday at his residence. The funeral
will tuko pluce tomorrow at !i o'clock,
with mass at Ashley aud Interment at
Mluooku cemetery. The funeral party
will leave AVIIkcs-Harre on tho -2
Delawurc mid llmltoii train for Ml
uooku, THOMAS QOItUON, an old and
highly esteemed resident of North
Scrantou, died on Tuesday at tho home
of his niece, .Mis. John Kinney. Tho
funeral will be held this niui'iiiug at U
o'clock from Holy Uosary church. In
terment will be made III Arclibald,
MHS. MAHY .HAIUHNO, aged SO
years, died yesterday' morning at Iho
profits arc saved. You get
the Hygiene of Beauty
Two Packages of
Every house keeper should
know how good Gold Dust
is and its price.- But for
those who don't, we will say
that, as an enemy of dirt, Gold
Dust has no equal.
Packed in two pound boxes,
it is listed to sell for 25c. Some
grocers have offered it for 19c,
we have sold it for 15c, but
for the balance of the week,
Joyce will break all low priced
records by affording patrons
an apportunity to purchase
2 Packages of Gold Dust
For Sunday Dinner
We have an ample
supply of fowl raised
nearby to select from
Chicken, per lb-- 14c
Turkey, per lb - - 16c
(J Joyce Storesj
Popular Priced Provisions
.w.K, W. V:
MMlVri Whirling Spray
Tin-new WlrlM;rli. Ini(r-
ItVltUWI ilUllltlH lli-nfli.
C9L' .MUSI 1 UIlTruiCllli
M ueii.rt muling
Afck jour drutf lit fur It.
YIAHVIfl.. Hi'i-nnt 111,
oilier, lmt neml slump for II
11.11 plt 111 lail'Jrtlll-llliliBI!l. Ov
Hoom C60, Tlmrs DdR., ,ew vcrK,
rklU4elitla. Pi. (Hit Gruia Bum-UIM Ut
Ant-rico. fiuortvlett Id rarv aU bj moll Frliti
DUtt, crt. Abuut, RIixmI rbo, Hrnsutf
rollLuffr. L'4rtrlotmil A bbrunkra Ornskt
tt if rnrtJ t l 10 diibtft mn urutltal St fi mni
LbotpUtl tptrlrBre1.aUtra7. En4 fwrtouk ,TrHrI
HHttiug tiwy aiffuirBi tcctririi rraon. aBiioa uuppri
homo of her daughter, Mry, Arthur
Craitr, of Si" Huiuntoii Htreet. IV-
Wiweil Mas iu freblo health ami hail
ueou 111 for boiuu Umo. Sho sur
vived by two imirrli'd daughters. The
funeral will ho held ut I'uckvlllo this
ufturnoou ut 2 , hi. Services will bu
held iu the liuutlst church there.