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Tpfi SCRANTON TRiWE-TtTESiJAY; tftfltf 22,' 1902. . . ' 'l " '
The News of Carbondale.
TRUANT OFFICER AND
oseph Mnnnlon Be-olcoted to Bring
in the Bunaways Misses Nellie
Killeen and Mabel Edwards Elected
ns Additional Teachers Other
Business of School Board.
Though It was only a fifteen minute
Bcsslon, the school board at Its meet
ing last night disposed ot two Inter
esting and Important matters. The
truant officer was elected and two .ad
ditional teachers wore given positions
to (111 Vacancies that occurred during
the year, but the fltllhs ot which were
put off until this mooting.
Joseph Mnnnlon was re-elected tru
tant officer, while Miss Nellie Killeen,
of Brooklyn street, and MlssMabcl Ed
wards, of Park street, wore the suc
cessful applicants for the teachers' po
sitions. No other names were proposed.
Miss Klllrcn's was presented by Secre
tary Gallagher, and Mr. Evans nom
inated Miss Edwards. The vote of all
the members was recorded for each
candidate, all of the members but
Vanaan being present.
Mr. Evans presented the name of Jo
seph Mnnnlon, no other nominations
being made for truant officer.
Two teachers' applications wore re-
telved as follows; Miss Itetta Farrell,
Forest City; Mrs. H. J. McCutchedn,
Waymnrt. They were filed, as Is cus
, tomary with the board.
In the report of the building commit
tee, presented by Mr. Hughes, It was
made known that the damage caused
by lightning striking the Farview
street school last' week, is estimated
at 5230. The committee was directed
to have the repairs made.
The supply committee's report,
awarding the yearly supplies contract
for books, etc., to M. J. Geary, of
Wllkes-Barrc, for $::."0, v.-as accepted.
Miss Killeen, one of the successful
teacher applicants, Is a graduate of
West Chester Normal school, and up to
June she taught in the public schools
at Llmvood, a suburb of Philadelphia.
Miss Edwards if a member of the
Carbondalo High school class of '99,
and Is also a graduate of Westchester
Mr. Humphrey, in Select, Has Ordi
nance Amended to Head Five Years
for Electric Light and Three Years
for Gas Passes First Rending.
When the ordinance awarding the
street lighting contract came up for
first reading In select council last night,
Mr. Humphrey, seconded by Mr. Davis,
had the measure amended so as to
change the contract from one year to
five years on electric lighting and from
one to three years on gas lighting. The
former covers the hose houses; the lat
ter' the city building. Mr. Humphrey's
Idea Is to secure the lower rates fol
lowing from a long-term contract. Mr.
Mannion raised the question of the
legality of the change In the 'ordinance,
x'.biit the mensurepassed first reading.
The special committee reported that
Dr. M. E. Maulan's compensation for
attending the Thompson smallpox cases
, was $500; twenty-live days at $20 per
day. This was adopted. Miss Davis,
the nurse, will continue to be employed,
at special compensation, until the next
CLOSED DURING STBIKE.
Merchant John Beese Prudently
Closes His Store Door.
John Kecse, the well known mer
chant, closed bis store In the Anthra
cite building on Sixth avenue, yester
day, and will remain closed during the
There were no legal steps whatever
associated with the suspension of his
trade; It was merely a prudent move
until the depression following the coal
strike shall have been removed. Mr.
Reese has been meeting his obligations
promptly every week, and declared that
so soon as It became apparent that ho
could not do this ho would not delve
Into credit and possibly endanger him
self, but would close. Accordingly, he
did not open his store yesterday, save
to pay his usual weekly accounts. Mr.
Reese will re-open after the strike or
as soon as trade prospects are brighter.
AT CBYSTAL LAKE.
Cainping Party and Other Carbon
dale Visitors at Pretty Besort.
A party of well known Carbondale
young men left yesterday for Crystal
. lake filled with expectations of a de-
llghtful week of camp life. They will
camp in the grove close to the lake's
shores. The camp has been dedicated
"Idle Hour Glen."
The camp Is made up of Joseph Ros-
ler, Frank Quinn, Steve Nealon and
James Nealon, of this city, and John
Godwin, o Scranton,
u Fred Wagner and family, of the Bel-
iuont"sectlon, left yesterjlayi for New-
tonlalio,Jwhereithey wilt spend a few
; Common Councilman George Hobbs
and family will Join the Wagner family
today and share the cottage with them.
The Crescents Base Ball Club, x
T. of Carbondale, and Port Jervls base
L ball club will play a match game at
U Lake Lodore, July 23, the day of Never-
, sink lodge, 253, B. of It, R, i, of Port
j iervls; excursion. The Brotherhood will
v fun a special train out' of Carbondalo
. at l,30"p. m., July 23.. Fare, round trip,
& J&9 Bider's Experience,
'--'-llitrmderi while turning from Sixth
.yJilJu '"to Church street yesterday af
ternoon, had an exciting experleuco for
"lw-moment. Mr Itll,er ""J a boy
1!ed Frlrtc drove up Sixth avenue,
) JWy 'Wfcra sitting' on tlm seat which was
orrnop'or m empty barrel. Ike was on
the ylftht side of the seat and in tiirnlnu"
his end of the seat wu fjonn over the
2 Jounce first, spilling' Uiom- both Into tho
Tf4tt Tr; nider landed ontTfc head
? fAh.OLD AKD WELIrTWED REMEPT.
.. ,r"T'r.5r" -t". lusauniuion o
ww or; mo neat female uhvslclana n
A.l a.l- -T , TV . "'
-- v W4iivcu Dimes, ana nas Deed
K2?5!x,$lni?w ,wver.faillng su'1
I - Jesa by mlllfona of mothers tot their chiu
,. ren. Curiae the prgcea:felfiithln iti
' 'Value is Incalculable ItwnwSWcWiJ
' ..frompain, euro dlarrhaeaiiriolnB ir i tha
towels, and wlnd-colja IS kIvuti? health
..to the child It rests the niother. Price
viWfiity.8ve cents a botUs. ' f '
while tho boy struck on his hands and
linecs. - Neither wcro seriously Injured
and besides a good shaking tip wcro all
right, tko hold on to tho reins which ef
fectively checked the horse.
THE BAND WILL PLAY.
And Their Playing Will Be in the
Interest of nn Ice Cream Festival
nnd Lawn Party.
On Wednesday evening ot this" week,
at the homo ofMrs. Benjamin Dim
ock, on Robinson avenue, there Is to
be a lawn party and Ice cream festi
val. Tho function Is to bo under the
auspices of Mrs, Estnbrook's class ot
tho Berean Baptist chinch. Ono of
tho attractions on that occasion Is to
be tho music Which will bo furnished
by tho band, which Is composed ex
clusively of members of tho Patriotic
Order Sons of America. It Is said that
tho event will prove to bo an Inter
esting social for old and young,
At noon yesterday, Harry tho 10-nionths-otd
son of Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas
Young?, of Archbatd street, died,
William, tho I months and 10 days old
son of Mr. nnd Mrs. Michael Walsh, of
Greene street, succumbed Sunday after
noon, after a week's Illness with whoop
ing cough. The funeral will bo hold tills
afternoon, burial to bo made In St. Rose
Mary, tho 1 month and 11 days' old
daughter of Thomas and Theresa Nel
son, of Pike street, ' died Sunday of
cholera Infantum. The funeral was held
yesterday afternoon, Interment being In
St. Ito.'O cemetery.
The funeral of Milton McMullcn was
hold yesterday afternoon, Rev. Charles
Lee officiating. Interment was at Promp-lon.
Mr. Singer Out of Danger.
Attorney Henry 13. Singer, of New
York city, who was operated on In New
York city last week for tho cure of ap
ppuitlcltis, Is now out Ot clanger and is
making rapid progress along the road
to good health. Mr. and Mrs. S. Sin
ger, of this city, parents of tho patient,
are near the bed of their son, the latter
parent leaving for there yesterday.
Mr. Singer Is a patient at the Memorial
hospital, where the celebrated comedian,
David Warficld, was operated on for ap
pendicitis a few weeks ago. Mr. Singer's
encouraging rally will bo grateful news
to lils numerous friends In this city and
Scranton, who were greatly concerned
over his condition.
On Their Vacations.
Poor Director John McCnhe, bis guest,
Patrick McGnlre, of Kansas City, Mo.,
and Hotel Keeper John K. Regan, of
North Scranton, are on a week's sojourn
at Liberty. N. Y.
Claude Oliver, clerk In tho Pioneer City
laundry, left yesterday for Son6ca Falls,
N. Y., where ho will spend two weeks'
Rexford Lalhrope. of Park street, Is
spending his vacation at Preston Park
Insurance Official Here.
W. V. King, of Newark, N. J., was a
caller at the local oflleo of the Prudential
Insurance company yesterday. Mr. King
is tho division manager of this district
and at the local office yesterday after
noon ho gave a very Instructive talk to
the numerous agents of the company in
this section, .from which they received
many pointers which will' prove a hqlp to
them In their field work, and particularly
during the strike depression.
Social on Gilbert Street Tonight.
Mrs. Solomons, assisted by her circle,
will give an Ice cream social at tho resi
dence of Mrs. James Smith, Gilbert stieet,
There will be a graphophone entertain
ment with some of our best local tal
ent. The Hly Bros.. Miss Wutklns, Wil
bur Morgan and others. All are invited
to. come and help tho Berean Baptist
Taking a Practical Course.
Messrs. Mallory and Russell Spencer
havo accepted positions In tho bhops of
tho Carbondale Machine company. They
will work there during their vacation,
getting practical knowledge ot machinery,
which wll help them later In life as they
both Intend to be mechanical cnaineors.
Mallory is a student at tho Sterens institute.
Train's Narrow Escape.
A train hauled by Engineer John Miles,
of this city, narrowly escaped being
wrecked early yesterday morning whllo
trying to cross a temporary bridge at
Centre Village, N. Y., which had bceii
erected to replace tho roadbed which had
been washed away by tho recent heavy
Mr.. Alexander Improving.
"Jack" Alexander, of Forest City, ono
of tho leadlnc business men of tliat
place, who was operated on at Dr. Wheel
er's private hospital last week for tho
cure of appendicitis, Is making a good ro
covery nnd It Is expected ho will bo
among his numerous friends beforo many
An Accidental Shooting,
Thero was an nclcdcntal shooting re
ported from tho South Sldo yesterday. A
mnn named Grady was In the woods with
his sou, when tho gun -ho had was dis
charged, tho shot entering tho lad's body,
but not seriously Injuring him.
Position in Pittsburg.
Clyde Davenport, a former resident of
this town, now of Pittsburg, is visiting
friends In this city. Mr, Davenport loft
for Pittsburg somo fouth mouths ago
ond has secured a lucrative position there.
THE PASSING THBONG.
Misses Marguerite Martin, of Duumore,
and Catherine Rooney, of Scranton, re
turned homo yesterday, after a visit with
Miss May Moflltt.
Rev, Anthony Cerrutl, pastor of the
Italian church of Our Lady of Ml, Car
mel, was In Scranton on Sunday, whero
hu assisted In services.
Rubble Harrington, who has been spend
ing several months with friends In Car
bondale, will go tomorrow to Atlantic
City, where his parents, Mr, and Mrs,
Curtis Hurrlugton, nro spending tho
Miss Anna Itrcnnan, of Pleasant Mount,
was a visitor In Carbondalo on Sunday,
Mrs. Francis Coatcs and daughter, of
Philadelphia, nro visiting at the homo of
the former's parents, Mr, and SIrt, Jos
eph, Vanaan, of Belmont street. Mis,
CoatPB will leave in a short tlmo for
Iowa, whero she will spepd tho summer.
.Mrs. l;. c Kly left yesterday to spend
several weeks ut her parents' homo In
Biooklyn. Susquehanna county.
MUs Nclllo Clullughy Is home, after
feveiul duys' vUlt with friends lu Serun
ton. Dr. John O'Connell, resident physician
at St. Agnes hospital, Philadelphia, and
Charles P. Connor, assistant clerk of the
select council of tho Quukcr City, re
turned to thtir dutlcss yesterday. They
cupio to Carbondalo on Friday to at
tend the funeral of tho undo of tho for
mer, tho late Thomas O'Connell.
Miss Sara Burr, of Lincoln avenue, left
last evening for Titusvllle, I where
she will visit for u few weeks.
J. D. Nicholson left yesterday on a
business trip to Cleveland and Chicago.
George Hughes, of Carbondalo, was In 1
vnil nhnnlil linvnn.Inl. rtninRllfrrinpilnnltlr'fian In nrJu
io proicciine wornH nnn lessen mo cosior repairs, Tno
unso la mnaeonwo tavern or Bona noiuwitn a Inrer ot
itis better tlmn a solid Bold caao
aso Is madeof two lnvra of solid oold with nlnnfnf
inn metal botwecn. It Is better tlmn a solid eoiif nnan
becfttiso It l stronger and io close-IUtlng as to keep oat gas.
smoke, dust and dampness.
ffiltfi IBfftt&tD Stiffened
are ncognlteits the standard the world over, nnd
old eucn br nil Jowelcn. Tbe IJom la the only
ttlfltntrt cud In um Ions enough tn provo by nctiint
near that thpv will outlast tbe 2."-enr an&ranu?.
There Is nonn"Just as Rood." The Kfyntono trade
mark: bere sbown Is stamped In each Iloes case y
Voniuil the jeweler. Write uajor booklet.
THE KIV8TONK WATCH OASE 00., Philadelphia.
town over Sunday, and on Saturday
evening attended Rose lodge, Independent
Order of Odd Fellows, whero ho gave
uu Interesting tnlk on work pertaining
to the order. Hawley Cor.
MNsos Anna "O'Connor nnd Loulso
Clark, of Providence, were tho guests of
Ml?s Carmol O'llcurn Sunday.
John H. Morgan, tho Salem nvcnuo mer
chant, Is spending a tow duys In Sus
uuohaiinu. .Miss Umma Owens, of Wllkes-Barrc,
has returned to her homo after a pleasant
visit In this city.
Dr. K I,. McGraw and sister, of Scran
ton, spent Sunday with his" brother, Dr.
W. II. McOraw, on Sixth avenue.
Mtf-s Kord,' of lSImlru, N. Y., spent Sun
day In thN city.
Miss Margaret Clcary, ot Dtmninrc. is
tho guest of Miss Mary Kcougli, on Hick
Junies Boylan and sister, Jennie, of
Susquehanna, spent Sundny with rela
tives In tills city.
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Chine, of Now
York cits-, who have been visiting at tho
homo ot Mr. nnd Mrs. Alexander Ken
nedy, on South Main street, returned
Mosrs. Leo Duggan and Robert Kvnns,
of Providence, spent the Sabbath In this
S. H. Williams, proprietor of Hotel
American, Is able to bo about his duties,
after several days' Illness.
Dr. J. J. Thompson and wife, Attorney
William K. Watt and wife, and W. Ci.
Scurry nnd wife will leave today for At
lantic City, where they will spend a
couple of weeks.
Mrs. Mary L. Crane, of Lincoln avenue,
left ycsteiday for two weeks' stay at
Jacob Shaff, of New Haven, Conn., Is
visiting his sister, Mary Shaft, on Wyo
Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Rounds, of Reyn
shnnhurst, have' returned from their re
cent visit with friends nnd relatives at
Rlnghnmton and Cortland, N. Y.
H. T. Justin, of Lake Ariel, is here for
a few davs.
Miss Jennie Dcellis, of Jersey City, for
morly of this place, is spending a few
days with friends In town.
Among the Olyphant people who spent
Sunday evening In this city were: Misses
Elizabeth McGinty. Nellie Farrell. Agnes
Martin, Annie Glllogley, Messrs. John
O'Malloy, P. J. McGinty. Kdward O'Hol
lcran, James O'Mnlley and John Lynch.
Misses Catherine Little and Margaret
McDonald left yesterday for a week's
visit with Plttston friends.
John White, of Providence, Is visiting
at the homo of John Holmes In Simpson.
Leon L. Bly, who recently returned
from Syracuso university, officiated at
the pipe organ in tho Berean Bapt't
church Sunday, owing to tho Illness of
the .regular organist, Miss Grace Hall.
Mlsst, Margaret McDonald, of Eighth
avonde, stenographer In tho Correspond
ence school, Scranton, begnii her two
weeks' mention yesterday. She is visit
ing friends in Plttston.
JERMYN AND MAYFIELD.
Flossie, tho ten .year-old daughter ot
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Price, of Cemetery
street, is critically ill of congestion of
Mrs. Checsebrough, of Philadelphia, is
the guest of Dr. nnd Mrs. J. S. Graves.
A daughter arrived yesterday at the
homo of Mr. and Mrs. Gcorgo Hall, of
Kllhu B. Nicholson, of Dundaff, spent
Sunday wits Jermyn relatives.
Dr. A. J. Baker, of Duryea, was here
yesterday In consultation with Dr. Shields
regarding tho condition of the former's
father, who has been cpjlto' ill for the
Tho Retail Clerks' association will meet
Thomas M, Griffiths, of Third street,
was taken suddenly 111 Sunday morning.
Ho has not yet recovered nnd last even
ing was suffering considerable pain.
Claude Slocker left yesterday on his
vacation which ho will spend at Atlantic
Mrs. Annie Lauder and Mrs. Susan Lit
tle, of Scranton, called on friends hero
Mrs. Job Hawkins and daughter, Mrs.
Cornell, of Carbondale, wero callers here
Miss Lylo May, saleslady at C. D. Win
ters & Co,, Is enjoying' tho sea brecses
at Atlantic Clly.
Mrs. Abo Moshler, of Cemetery street.
Is nulla sick, threatened with nn attack
A little son arrived on Saturday at tho
homo of Mr. and Mrs. John Hogarth, of
Third stieet. '
Tho reception of tho Blessed Virgin so
dality did not tako plaeo lu Sacred Heart
church on Sundny night ns Intended, ft
has been postponed until a future date,
Mrs. John R. Jones, of North Main
street, who Is at tho Hahnemann 1ms
pltal, Scranlon, whero sho has recently
undergone, an operation, Is reported to
bo in quite a critical condition.
Fred Daw, sou of Richard Daw, ot
Lackawanna street, while riding a wheel
near Delaware street yesterday morning
collided with a team of horses driven by
AVIIIInm McDonnell. Young Daw escaped
with a few bruises, but tho wheel was
The Browns on Wednesday will play
the Alumni team, of Scranton, On Sat
urday tho I'rovldeuco Actives will bo
their opponents on tho loenl grounds.
P, F. O'Mnlley spent Sunday at Crysta'
Mrs. K, D. Davis, of Wilkes-Barren I.
the guest of relatives lu Blakely,
Mrs, David Davis, of Gravity street, h
visiting relatives at Carbondale,
M, F, O'Boylo has returned homo nfter
spending several weeks ot Newark. N, J.
.Miss Jrsslo Reddlnglou, of Scranton,
visited friends In towi yesterday.
Miss Fannin Gallagher, of Dimmnre,
Is visiting her aunt, Miss John O'Malloy,
of Diinmnro street,
John Luwlcr Is 111 at his homo on Hill
Miss May Kvanu spent Sunday with
Mrs. W, J. Sehulmiehl, who has been
spending tho past month at Lo Roy, Js
Y returned homo yesterday.
Miss Margaret Thomas, of Hyde Park,
visited Miss Llxaio Waring over Sunday,
Tho second of a sciles of weekly so
cials will bo held In tho parlors of tha
Blakely Baptist church this evening. A
short programme will bo rendered nfter
which refreshments will bo served to tho
Miss May Jones has returned after
spending, a week nt Lako Chapman.
Roslyn Evans, who hus been visltihg his
parents on Susquehanna street, roturncd
to Norwich, N. Y.
Tho tcnchcrB of tho public schnol3 re
turned from the summer school nt Fac
toryvlllo on Saturday.
Miss Harriet Itnbnn has resumed hor
position In Shultz's storo on Lackawanna
street after u two week's vacation.
Miss Maud Thomas returned yestorday
from a visit at Philadelphia.
Mlts Madge Gannon, of Jermyn, Is tho
guest of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Gannon,
Miss Kathryn Foote has returned from
a pleasant visit nt Dover, N, J.
H. D.. Llndcrmnn, of , Forty Fort, spent
Sunday with his parents on Laurel street.
Bom, to Mr. and Mrs. George Snnor,
Saturday, July 1!), a son.
Master Willie Blako has returned from
White's Valley, where ho has been visit
Miss Cora Miller has returned from
Minneapolis, where she spent six months,
Miss Carolyn Henderson, of Plymouth,
was the guest of friends In town over
Fred Lease, of Olyphant, was a caller
In town Sunday.
Willis Joacs, of Scranton, spent Sunday
with friends In town.
Henry Immeii, of Brooklyn, N. Y., is
visiting relatives lu. town.
V. L. Samson, of Whites Valley, Is in
town, renewing aid acquaintances.
Mrs. K. Mllhaus was a visitor lu Scran
ton, Satin day.
Mrs. Henry Lawrence has returned
from Philadelphia, whero she has been
Miss Minnie McNcrnlc, of Lock Haven,
was a caller in town yesterday.
A. J. Howlcy and son, Leonard, of
Scranton, "spent Sunday with relatives
Mr. nnd Mrs. J. P. McNulty are visit
ing Mrs. A. J. Walsh, of Bridge street.
Mrs. W. F. Davenport, Misses Sad!o
Sweeney and Bcsslo Callaway have re
turned from a three weeks' vacation,
spent at Windsor, N. Y.
Mrs. iSJlba Tlnklcpaugh was at Scranton
yesterday, attending the funerul of a
Miss Mattlo Pickering returned homo
Saturday night from un extended trip
throughout tho western states.
Mr. and Mrs. J. II. Cullender, of Acad
emy street, visited friends and relatives
at Green Ridge, Sunday. '
The examining board of the First dis
trict for mine foremnnshlp will meet at
tho school house, Carbondale, ofi Aug. i
and ii. The board members aro Edward
Roderick, AV. G. Robinson, William Rob
erts and Thomas Llewellyn.
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Kennedy and fam
ily nro visiting friends and relatives at
Mrs. John M. Gallagher, ot Mott Haven,
Is reported somewhat better from symp
toms indicating appendicitis.
N. II. Jackson is confined to his homo
with an attack of gastritis.
Miss Rena Morrow, of Plttston, is visit
ing her brolher.Chaiics Morrow, of North
Mrs. William) Gesford Is very 111 at
hor home on Main street.
The union excursion of tho Presbyterian
and Methodist churches to Lako Ariel
goes on Thursday next. Tickets on salo
at Bone's drug store.
Misses Mary Scanlou and Mary Quinn,
of tho Union Cash stores, aro visiting
friends in Now York.
John Gllligan, of Bast Drinker street,
has returned from a lengthy stay at At
Miss Margaret jCleary, of Potter street,
Is spending her vacation In Brooklyn,
Mrs. P. II. O'Hora and daughter, Jen
nie, havo returned from a lengthy stay
with Philadelphia friends.
Mrs. William Deasy and children, of
Philadelphia, aro visiting at the homo ot
relatives In town.
Kdward Scott, of Ward street, is spend
ing her vacation In Now York city.
Born To Mr. and Mrs. Howard M.
Bone, of North Blakely street, a daugh'
Miss Genevieve nieseeker has roturncd
home from a vacation spent In the New
A. J. Healey Is seriously ill at his homo
on Church street,
Tho Ladles' Aid society of Dunmore,
will meet nt tho homo ot Mrs. Gabriel
Svvurtz Wednesday afternoon at 3 o'clock.
Tho Green RIdgo Quoit club will havo
a clam bnko on thtir Capouso avenue
grounds this evening,
(iass No. of tho Croon RIdgo Baptist
church, which Is under tho direction of
11, II, Langham, will servo ico cream and
cako on tho church lawn Thursday even
ing, Mrs, Andrew Nichol and daughter, of
Sanderson avenue, leave today for nn ex
tended stay In tho Thou.-oud Islands,
M. L. Fine, of Sanderson avenue, is ser
Tho Misses Rose Tlttock and Florence
Chirk havo roturncd after spending u
few days with friends lu Wllkes-Barrc.
K, II. Love, ot Denver, Col., Is tho
q;uest tf Green RIdgo friends,
MUs Roup, of Berwick, is 'pending a
few days at tho homo of Mr, and Mrs,
S, P, Harmon, of Marlon street,
J, L, Clark, of Sanderson avenue, Is
ublo to bo about, after a severe Illness.
Yesterduy morning about 5 o'clock,
snioko was discovered by K. W. Finn, is
suing from tho windows lu tho rear of
tho building occupied by Groceryman K,
S. Pratt, Mr. Finn notlcd lloso Com
pany No. C, which quickly reiponded and'
nfter a light of about thirty minutes
succeeded In extinguishing tho flumes. R
Is supposed tho llro was caused by rates
nibbling at matches, which wcro stored
111 tho back room. Tho damago l
amount to several hundred dollars.
C, T. Bellamy, of Delaware street,
leaves today for a few days llshlng ut
Miss Kislo Thomas, of Sanderson ave
nue, Is spending a fow weeks In Gettys
burg, There will bo a lawn social Thursday
evening at the homo of J. S. Miller, at
Penn avenue nnd Delaware street, by
tho congregation of tho Asbury Metho
dist Kpiscupal church. Music will bo fur
nished by the Mundollu club and orchestra,
This signature Js on ovorybox of tho genuin.
Laxative Bromn.Onininc Tablets
Y? &zftf(Vxi remedy that cures a cold lu ouo Uoy
Connolly & Wallace
5cranton,s Shopping: Center
Our Clearance Sales are a
different sort than the ordinary
kind you read about. We offer
great stocks of the choicest sum
mer goods at startling reductions,
Our Clearance Sales are not a
round-up 'of old stock, because we
don't allow old stock to accumu
late. The goods are as represent
ed, no old stock masquerades" as
Ready for a Busy Morning
Very Attractive Dress Goods Sale
Our season is practically over, but yours is a long one yet, and in spite of the
fact that these Fine Woolen Dress goods are as fresh as the day they landed, the
prices are materially lessened, in some cases. half.
Albatross. 12 shades, 40 Inches wide,
regular price SOc. Nov, yard
Albatross, 5 shades, 52 inches wide, reg-
ular price $1.50. Now, yard ..... 75C
Embroidered Albatross, 5 shades, 42 In.
wide, regular price $ 1 .25. Now, -yard .... OC
Crepes, all wool, 6 shades, 42 inches 0
wide, value 75c. Now 5oC
Crepe, silk and wool, 5 shades, 46 incheW 0 '
wide, value $1.25. Now 9oC
A finer quality, worth $2.00. Now $1.50
Vlgoreaux Beige, 45 inches vide, all wool,
3 shades, regular SOc grade. Now, yard . . 25C
Vlgoreaux Batiste, 46 inches wide, 6
shades, worth $ 1 .25. Now 75C
All Wool Batiste, 9 shades, 46 inches,
worth 65c. Now, yard 5UC
A finer grade In silk and wool, 46 inches,
4shades, worth $1.00, at .-., 75C
Mistral's, 4 shades, 46 inches, all wool,
were $1.00. Now .' 75C
Etamine, 7 shades, 46 inches, value $1.
A better grade, same width, 8 shades,
regularly priced at, $ 1 .25. Reduced to. . . . 9oC
Fancy Etamines,"46 Inches, a large vari-
ety of colors, the dollar quality, at 75C '
London Twine, 5 .shades, all wool, 46 .
inches, value $1.25, at .1 9$Q
Fine Dress Patterns
Fancy Crepes, were $2.00, now $1.50 a yard.
Fancy Voiles, were $2.00, now $1.50 a yard.
Plain Voites, were $1.50, now $1.00 a yard.
Plain Voiles, w"ere $2.25, now $1.75 a yard,
The regular 50c all wool Challies, a large
variety of colors and styles, Reduced to, yd Z5C
Satin Striped Challies, in plain and fan-
cy, Now, yard & 50C
And these aro all merely hints. You must have a
look through the 'stock to appreciate the Importance
of these reductions.
Foulards at 39c, 49c. 59c. 69c, 78c, 89c, 09c.
$1.19. All reduced in price. ,WS
We sellUhe best Black Taffeta Silk in ,
America without any doubt. 36-ln. at, yd S 1 00
45-inch at, yard , f. V $YC
Ask to see the quality.
The counter where the Embroideries are sold is overflowing today with sood
and useful Summer Embroideries at very much smaller prices than usual. We expect
to see all the women who are thinking of making Children's Dresses, Summer Un
derclothes or Shirt Waists. We expect to sell a lot to women who will lav them
away and use them for their sewing next winfef. '
Lot No. 1 4c Yard Edplncs and inserting of
Cambric and Nainsook, 100 pieces, regularly priced
at from 6c to 8c yard.
Lot No. 2 6c Yard Narrow and medium
widths of Cambric and Nainsook Goods, worth 10c
Lot No. 3 8c Yard Our regular stock of Fine
Edgings and Jnsertings in narrow, medium and wide
widths, worth from 12c to 15c yard.
Lot No. 4 10c Yard Cambric, Nainsook and
Swiss Embroideries, fine lot of goods, worth from
15c to 20c yard.
Lot No. 5 isc Yard Fine Embroideries, worth
from 20c to 30c yard.
At aoc and 25c Wide Embroideries for Skirts,
from 7 to 10 Inches.
Irish Point Galoons, worth from 15c to 50c, re
duced to ioc and 20c yard.
Irish Point and Guipure Edgings and Insertings,
10c to 35c yard, nearly half price.
At Men's Furnishing Counter
Ladies' and Men's Stocks in a large as- ,
sortment of pretty stripes, were 50c. Now. 25C
Odd lots of Men's Ribbed Shirts and
Drawers In ecru, pink and blue, mercerized
finish, regular price $1.00. Reduced to.. . 50C
All dollar Negligee Shirts in stripes. Now 7SC
A large line of our regular $1.50 .
Striped Negligee Shirts, at , . . $ 1 .00
Our Finest Madras Striped Negligee .
Shirts, worth $2.00. Now $ I .50
Men's Lace Half Hose, black, a regular
25c quality. Now 2 pairs for 25C
At Hosiery Counter
Ladies' Fancy Silk and Lisle Stockings.
$1.50 qualities, reduced to $1.00.
$1.00 qualities, reduced to 50 cents,
50-cent qualities, reduced to 25 cents.
Ladies' Lisle Union Suits, in white -
and ecru, value $1.50. Now tJH.OO
A lot of 50c Unions, in white, ecru and
black, reduced to ;
Children's-and Misses' Drop-stitch Stockings,
colors, sues to y, were from 22c to 40c. . i
Reduced to, a pair 1 2aC
Ladies' Lace Stockings, in red and blue.
polka-dot, regular 25c value, at 2 pairs for 25C
Tailored Suits for Women
A Great Stir in the Cloak Room.
The Newest Styles in Women's Tailor-Made Suits at half price and less.
Hundred Suits, divided into four lots, at these prices:
TIlf $ ftfl T ( Contains Suits formerly priced
iliv, .po.UU Wl froin $10.00 to $12.50.
Those at $T.50 r,e8marked at from $15
Tllf $10 flO Assortment comprises some beau
mc .piu.uu tiful and finely tailored Suits, worth
from $20 to $25.
The Lot at $12.50 &?
The prices on these suits are all ' very much
less than the actual cost of making. It's a splen
did opportunity to buy a suit for immediate wear and
one lor the coming fall.
Walking Skirts Silk, Woolen, Mohair, Linen and Cotton, all at big reduc
tions, $3.50, $5.00, $7.50, $10,00, $12.50.
Spring and Summer Jackets Etons, Blouses, etc., all at half price and less.
Parasols for Exactly Half Price
We have a good large assortment yet and they are very pretty.
All that were
All that' were
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$ 1 ,00, now soc
1,25, now 63c'
1 .50, now 750
1.75, now 88c
2.00, now Sl.oo
2.50, now 1,25
2.75, now 1,38
3.00, now 1,50
3,75. now 1,88
now .... , , .
All that were 7.50, now $375
All that wore 10,00, now 5,00
Children's Parasols at same rate.
25-cent Ones, now i3c
40-cent Ones, now 20c
50-cent Ones, now 35c
75-cent Ones, now 38c
$ 1 ,00 Ones, now ,,,,,,, 50c
1 ,25 Ones, now .,,,,, 63c
1 .50 Onesnow . , 75c
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