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tfJHE SCRANTON TRIBUNE-TUESDAVr. DECEMBER 10. 19U&
Many people delay having their
eyes examined until after Christ
mas. If you need glasses, you
neod them today, not tomorrow.
"Tomorrow" ruined Napoleon, It
may also ruin your eyesight.
DR. B. A. BAER
331 Washington Ave.
In and About
New Bond Ordinance.
Tho special committee of common coun
cil appointed to draft a now bond ordln
nnco met Inst night In tlio city hall and
completed Its labors. The ordinance, 11a
finally prepnrcd provides for an Issue of
$a).000 worth of bonds.
CLOSE CONTEST IN BICYCLE
CLUB BOWLING LEAGUE.
Coiinfy Savings Bank
and Msf Company,
506 Sprues Street.
Receives J -A and
Deposits H I Up
in Sums of r wafds
and pays 3 per cent, in
Who Is FrnnkleP
Tho nuthorltlcs fit tho Incut post, oftlcs
nro holding up a letter with n money on
rlosuro which contains no ndrircHH what
ever, nnd which Is signed "Frnnklo." It
vih dated on November 23.
Acknowledged with Thanks.
Tho treasurer of tho Hahnemann Hos
pital acknowledges with thanks thu re
ceipt of $l(!t.S7 from Miss Floroneo IX
Smith, treasurer of the "A. U. club." be
ing tho proceeds of their recent fair.
Hush Has Commenced.
Tlio Christinas rush nt tho post olllre
lias already commenced nnd authority
baa been Riven Postmaster Illpplo to put
the two substitute clerks and eleven sub
stitute carriers on nt full tlmo until af
ter tho holidays.
L. A. WATBES, President.
0. B. JOHNSON,-Vlco.Pres.
A. H. CHRISTY, Cashier.
Wm. F. nnllstend, 1 Everett Wnrren.
E. P. Kingsbury, August Robinson,
O. S. Johnson. I Jos. O'Brien,
I. A. Watrcs.
the oucstlon of Tow prices and good value.
Thero are two sides to tho subject.
Question on ono side Is quality nnd the
other Is prices. Wo arc showing tho
largest line of picture, art goods and
burnt wood novelties that can be
found In the city. We Invito you to
look our goods over and vou can see
wlicro wo savo you tho middle man's
COUPON-Cut this out and present
It at our store. Purchase poods to the
amount of Jl.Oo or moro and vou will
receive SO STAMPS FREE.
Jacobs & Fasold,
209 "Washington Ave
Prom $1 to $28
All Styles All Sizes
Open Evenings till Christmas
Another Suspected Case.
It was reported to tho bureau of health
yesterday that Fiank Davis, of Mnrgnret
nvenue, was suffering from what ap
peared to ,bo smallpox. Tho house was
placed under quarantine and Dr.' Houscr
will make hn Investigation to-day.
Tho Electric City Wheelmen's Team
Won Three from tho Suburbans
Last Night nnd Is Now Only One
Qamo Behind tho Scranton Blcyclo
Club Backus Team Took Thrco
Poorly Played Games from North
Endors and Seems to Have a Cinch
on First Place.
The Electric City Wheelmen, by win
ning thrco games last night from tho
Suburban team, nro now only one game
behind tho Blcyclo club In the Ulcyclo
Clubs' league. The Suburban players
put tip n line game, but they lost by
small margins each tlmo. The score:
KMOCTIHC CITY WIIKULMRN.
MeCntckcn ifii 172 inn ;,;
Williams 2l;i IS" K.il KC
n. Davis iso 111 jno est
Coons ICO 17:! 100 .I'll
Funeral of Mrs. Campbell.
The funeral of Mrs. Francis Campbell
was largely nttended yesterday morning
from her Into residence, 8J0 Cnpouio a've
nue. A requiem mass was celebrated In
St. Peter's cathedral nt n::w by Ttcv. .1. J.
Griffin nnd Interment was In tho cathe
Forcible Entry Charged.
Nathan Blumo was arrested yesterday
at tho Instance of A. Weinberg on a
charge of forcible entry. Tho two men
llvo nt COO Lackawanna avenue and
Weinberg charges Blumo with hnvlng
forced his wny into his apartments on
several occasions. Magistrate Miliar held
Blume under $300 ball for his apcaranco
MUST TEAR WALLS DOWN.
S7(l STl SI2 25S0
ItnwNon 1S7 Hi." Ml CI.1
1'ond 17a (,s lift- 1ST
Hitchcock US I'd lM l!M
RhiMimm 1i H!7 181 nil
Nichols 1i;t 171 101 Iflti
,' s.u soi s:h- 2,-ni
High score, Williams, 213; high average,
Tho best rolling of tfio night was done
by the Green Itldge Wheelmen's team,
which rolled up a grand total of L',600
In three games with tho Arcadians, two
of which they won. The score:
Superintendent Brown Condemns
Part of Burned Building.
Superintendent P. L. Brown, of the
bureau of building inspection, yester
day inspected' tho rear part of the
burned wholesale warehouse of J. I.,.
Connell & Co., on Franklin avenue, and
ordered that 'the walls bo torn down
from tho fourth story up, because of
their unsafe condition. He will make
an Inspection of the front part of tho
The members of the flnm of J. L,.
Council & Co. have not yet decided as
to whether or not 'they will rebuild on
the sito of tho burned structure, but it
Is likely that they will do so.
TO ESTABLISH GYMNASIUM.
Christian Brothers Buy Parapher
nalia for St. Thomas College.
'A deal was consummated yester
day, whereby the complete .gymnasium
equipment formerly used by tho Scran
ton Turn-Vereln was transferred to the
Christian brothers, who are in charge
of St. Thomas college.
The paraphernalia has not been used
for several years, since the-Turn-Verein
went out of existence, and' is in good
condition. It will, be Installed in one
of tho rooms in the collego building on
Wyoming avenue, which will bo used
in future as a gymnasium.
A CLAY -AVENUE' BARGAIN.
A Residence Property Costing Over
?8,000 to Be Sold for $6,000, if
This is the biggest real estate bar
gain In Scranton. House has every con
venience, including city steam heat. Lot
is large and street is paved and location
the very finest. See W. T. Hackett.'tho
broker, today, as tomorrow may be too
A SPLENDID CONCERT.
Scranton Llederkrnnz Society Enter
tained Last Night.
Ono of the finest concerts ever given
by tho Scranton Lloderkrarl!! society
was conducted last night In Music ball,
and was nttended by 11 large and en
The vocal soloist of tho occasion wils
Carl Sohlcgel, of New York city, who
possesses a robust baritone voice of
great volume and yet, wltbtil, nf much
feeling. Ho sang six songs In nil, In
cluding a selection from Wagner's
Charles Doctwuu, of this rlly, whore
skill as a pianist Is too well known to
need mention, rendered several dlfllcult
selections, which gave him an oppor
tunity ti display his really wonderful
Tho feature of the excellent pro
gramme, however, was tho splendid
singing of the Llotlorkrnns: society,
under the leadership of Theodore Hem
berger. The members Kang with spirit
und vim, with a vocal esprit dc corps,
that was really Inspiring to hear, and
I hey richly deserved the loud applause
which they received.
Those present enjoyed several hours
of dancing at tho close of tho concert.
WOMAN CAUGHT IN
CLOSING FOLDING BED
Mrs. Ida Mellon Sustained Serious
Injuries in a Rather Peculiar
Manner While Retiring.
THAT IS THE BELIEF OF THE
BOARD OF TRADE.
Appointed a Cpmmltteo to Walt
Upon Councils nnd Suggest That
tho City Make Provision for Es
tablishing a Bacterlologloal Labor
atoryApplications for Member
shipIndications Favorable for
tho Establishment of New Indus
tries Here Officers Nominated.
High average, Morgan, 199;
age, Taylor, 1S12-3.
The standing of the clubs in this
league is now as follows:
Won. Lost. P.C.
Scranton Bicycle Club ....IB S .702
Electric City Wheelmen. ..Hi 0 .714
Green Kldgb Wheelmen. ..11 10 .321
Suburbans 10 11 .170
Arcadians . 7 11 .333
Ornngd and Black 4 17 .190
The Bicycle club team and the Or
ange nnd Blacks were three games
ahead of the schedule, sothey did not
roll last night.
City Bowling League.
The Backus team rolled three poor
games last night, but they won them
all from the Cambrians, who made
lamentably low scores, and thus got a
firmer grip on first place. The score:
Fahrenheit 170 119
Mooro 13:1 la;
Vogelsang 130 109
Pccklns UK! 151
Hopkins 170 15S
W. Davis 120
lligh score, Gillespie,
age, Hopkins, 109 2-3.
The Independents managed to take
two games from the Maennerclior team
on the Elk alleys. The rolling was poor
on both sides. The score:
By the Box
r,ft In "I l "I"
Morris" rerfecto jt.7." 90c
Pathfinder 1,75 P0a
Counsellor 1,75 90a
Tom Keene 1,75 Mo
Louis Mann , X", !)o
Morris' Mugnet ,,, 1,73 90c
Storm'3 Havana Sec
onds ., 1,75
Storm's Havana, lie-
Storm's Capaduia ...... 1.73
Storm's Nestors (union '
nuiilti) , 1,75
Storm's Oiol Biand 1,75
Federation tiinlon madoj .75
O. W. Chtlds 1.75
Jiinu F. Portiiomlo 1.73
Lillian TtiihStl ..'. 1,30
This is but n partial list of
tho Cigars we sell. We also
have packings of 12 in a box
nt 25c and 50c per box. We
can save you money in Key
West and Havana Cigars.
Our assortment of Pipes is
the talk of the town. All 5c
Smoking and Chewing Tobac
cos, G Packages for a Quarter,
E. C. Morris
Leader of Cut Prices.
3SS WASHINGTON AVENUE.
A Beautiful Booklet.
The Keystone Watch Case Co., of
Philadelphia, whose advertisement ap
pears elsewhere In this issue, is send
ing out to applicants an illustrated
booklet of 34 pages which is one of the
most artistic of the year. It exploits
the merits of the Jos. Boss Stiffened
Gold Case relates its history, explains
its construction, tells how to Identify
It and warns against the substitution
of n "just as good." A folder in the
bade of the book illustrates some of
tho patterns In which the case is made'.
The unusual quality of the engraving
and printing in this booklet, the har
mony in its "color scheme" und Its
artistic excellence throughout, no less
than the quality of its reading matter,
will well repay those who send for It.
It is sent free, on application to The
Keystone Watch Case Co., Philadel
To tho Republican Voters of the
Notice Is hereby given to the Repub
lican voters of the above ward that tho
primaries for the nomination of school
controller, constable and for the selec
tion or n register of voters nnd election
board in each of the two (2) districts,
will bo held on Thursday, January If,
1903, between the hours of 4 and S p.
111. Candidates for office' must register
and pay their nKsessment on or before
December 27, 1902, to either O. P. Itldg
way, First district, or 13. A. Wenzel,
Schrelfcr 12;! lis
Waldncr 157 lit
Haan 17S 115
RIdgway lwi 111
Rice 174 US
Reppert 1M 1.11
.TiuihbCU 129 120
Westpfahl 137 IS'!
Robllug 117 1.11
Xlcsiuun 151 110
Mrs. Ida Mellon, a young woman, re
siding on tho third floor of the build
ing nt 227 Lackawanna avenue, was the
victim of a peculiar accident last night.
She was retiring for tho night and
bad Just got into a large folding lied
with ono of her Ilttlo children, when
something gave way and the bed closed
up, Imprisoning her and the child. It
also tipped over on its side, and when
one of the boarders in the house opened
it after a struggle, he found Mrs. Mel
Ion bent almost double and nearly un
conscious. The little child was unin
The Lackawanna hospital ambulance
was summoned, and after 'the woman's
removal to that Institution It was
found that she had sustained two
broken ribs. There were also indica
tions of serious internal injuries.
DIED FROM HIS INJURIES.
Lackawanna Railroad Fireman Suc
cumbed on Way to the Hospital.
Charles Eshleman, aged 23 years, a
resident of Stroudsburg, and a fireman
on the Lackawanna, railroad, died nt
Moscow yesterday while on his way to
the Moses Taylor hospital In this city,
as a result of injuries sustained in a
collision between two engines in tho
Stroudsburg yard on Sunday.
Eshleman was engaged In firing his
engine when another engine ran Into
the tank, squeezing him between the
water tank and the boiler head. His
injuries were such thnt his removal to
the hospital was suggested, but he died
before reaching this city.
Tho remains were then taken back to
Stroudsburg on another train. Eshle
man Is survived by his wife and two
LOUIS GERE'S CHOICE.
Louis W. Gere, of Brooklyn, who fin
ished in twenty-seventh place In the
Tribune's recent Educational contest,
has selected a scholarship in the Cotult
Summer school, at Cotult, Muss., as his
This scholarship covers Individual in
struction, ten lessons a week, for eight
weeks, Including board and furnished
room, and Is valued at $230.
The board of trade yesterday took up
up the nmttqr of establishing a, bacter
iological laboratory In this city for the
Jiurposo of assisting tlio burcilu of
health In coping with the spread of tub
erculosis and appointed a special com
mittee to wait upon councils and re
quest that provision lie made for such
The matter was brought up by Sec
rotary Scatuaus and Prcshfcut A. W.
Dickson lidded a few pungent remarks
In which he urged that tlio committee
endeavor to have the board of health
enforce moro strictly Its regulations
prohibiting expectorating In street cars.
"It Is an everlasting disgrace to this
city," said he, "the way men nnd women
npeiily violate this regulation against
spitting in the cars. It's 11 strange
thing that the moro a person looks as
If he had consumption the more he
violates this rule."
To Offer Suggestions.
It was llniilljf decided to have tho
committee not only request from the
councils the establishment of a bacter
iological laboratory but also to suggest
to tho superintendent of the bureau of
health the necessity oj more strictly
enforcing tho spitting regulations
Thomas II. Dale and A. C. Fuller were
appointed on this committee.
In this connection It was decided on
motion of Secretary Seanians to ex
ten a vote of thanks to Dr. S. A. Knopf,
of New York, who lectured on consump
tion last Thursday night In St. Luke's
The manufacturers' committee rec
ommended the election of C. S. Sea
mans as secretary of the board at a
salary of $130 a month. The committee
also reported that the Indications In
favor of securing several new Industries
for this eltyare very bright.
The committee on legislation nnd
taxes reported In favor of an endorse
ment of the bill to bo introduced at the
coming session of the legislature pro
viding for personal registration prior to
every election and this report was
adopted by the board.
Applications for membership were re
ceived from the following gentlemen:
E. B. Franklin, G. W. Finn, K. A. Ful
ler, J. S. Miller and Otto II. Conrad.
The following new members were elect
ed: William It. Williams, II. W. King,
G. V. Millar, William Conrad and M. II.
Nominations" of Officers.
The following nominations for ofllcers
for tho coming year were made and will
bo acted upon at tho next meeting: For
president, A. AV. Dickson; for vice pres
ident, John T. Porter, Dolph B. Athertnn
and W. II. Taylor; for secretary, C. S.
Seamans; for treasurer, Jos-epli Levy;
for trustee. A. C. Fuller.
Thomas II. Dnlo was elected to suc
ceed himself as a. member of the board
of library trustees. Tho members en
joyed lunch at the close of the meeting.
Here's an Ideal Gift for a Housewife
HAVILAND & CO.'S MAKE
There aro 1 10 pieces In the set; they are
of an exqulslto pattern the Juliet and beauti
fully decorated In delicate shades of pink and
lavender, with here and thero a loosely strewn
spray of honeysuckle.
Being of an Open Slock Pattern you may
select as many or as few pieces as you chbose.
At leisure those may bo matched and additions
made until you havo tho complete sot.
134 Wyoming Avenue,
uifcVt&V. Geo. V. Millar & Co.
Walk in and look around.
to transact your banking
business with us, and every
courtesy will bo extended,
whether your account is largo or small.
Third National Bank,
JJ8 Wyoming Ave., Scranton, Pa.
Capital, $200,000; Surplus (earned,) $600,000.
3 per cent, interest paid on Savings Accounts,
and tho interest is compounded Jan. 1 and July 1.
Accounts can bo opened by mail.
OPEN SATURDAY EVENINGS 7:30 TO 8:30.
Finleys Will Be Open
Every evening until Christmas.
For the accommodation of Holiday '
Shoppers who find it inconvenient to get
out during the day, the store will be open
till 9 p. m. until Christmas Eve.
What Will It Be?
That's the perplexing problem that is puzzling
many a brain these days. v-
Let Us Help You
' To solve it. A visit to this store will prove an in
valuable aid. Take our time.
LooK. Over the Umbrellas
Carefully; lots of styles and unquestionable quality
in them. Pr.ces prove that buyers get the full ben
efit of our experience. That saves money.
Perfumery and Leather Goods
Might perhaps hit your fancy. They're right to the
left of the main 'ntrance, and are priced so moder
ately that visitors express their astonishment. Ev
erything swell looking can be seen there.
Schriever's Night Photographs,
Many me tho expressions of gratifi
cation at the uccommodutlon afforded
ay 'Schriever's nrtlllcally lighted pic
lures made evenings from 7 to 9
jclocU, Hesults are erjual to daylight
There will bo a meeting o'f tho New
man Muganlno club and Cntliollo Hlstoi
leul society' this evening.
Thero will bo a t-alo of needlework to.
day In tho Adams uveuiio cluipcl, Xew
York tdreet, ut 2:30 p. m, and 7 p. til.
The Hoard of Associated Charities of
Scranton will meet this evening nt S
o'clock, In the I'ostmasiter's loom, post
The Central Woman's Christian Tem
perance Union will meet this afternoon at
3 o'clock In Uuernsey'H hnll, Mrs. C, A,
Van Wormor will lead. "Purity" the sub.
Tho board of managers of tho Florence
Homo Mission will meet 'this morning at
tho homo of Mrs. W. S. Dlehl, L00 Jefrer
feon avenue at 10 o'clock, Instead of at The
CLIFFORD-LEVI-ln Illnuhaniton, N,
Y Thursday. Nov. l'7, 1902. Arthur E.
Clifford and Mlts Prudenco Levi, both ot
EDWAUDS-In Scrunton.l'a., Dec. is.
1002. to. Mr. and Mrs. C, H. Udwurds, u
High score, Westpl'nhl, 212;
age, Wcstpfahl, 1771-10.
The standing of the clubs
league Is now as follows:
Won. Lost. P.C.
Backus 2i 7 .TKS
Hampes 22 8 ,r.l
West Sldu IS 12 .Mil
Arllngtous ,- IS 12 .CM
Franklins It Hi . IhT
Cambrians 11 22 .::.:.!
Independents 10 2-i ,::oi
Maennerclior 8 2.', .212
Tho other gnines scheduled in this
league have been postponed till later
In the week.
"He Cannot Stand Prosperity"
How often we hear this remark, in reference to some
person indulging in excesses on account of sudden improve
ment of circumstances.
Close investigation will almost invariably disclose the
fact that the influence of the bank is absent. The
Merchants flD Mechanics Bank
Stands as a beacon-light to the financial shipwreck.
3 per cent. Interest paid on sav
ings accounts from date ot deposit.
Interest apportioned semi-annually,
(1 Is enough to begin with.
FIVE DAYS MORE.
Nine lists Received Yesterdny for
the Educational Contest.
The following girls and boys sent llbts
of words to the Tribune's Junior Fdu
catlonal contest yesterday:
, Harold II. Musters, 112 Cemetery
rtolph D. Dei'Hhelmer, 123 Chestnut
Maggie Giltllths, 115 South Fillmore
Edith Urllllths, 143 South Fillmore
Katherlne W. Stone, G30 Madison ave
nue, F.ddle A. Wills, 1306 Linden sticet.
Herbert Hlorns, S01 Taylor avenue.
Henry 13. Collins, ::IS lltitler street,
David Hlclinrds, 130 School street.
Thero are only five days more. Tho
contest closes Saturday, December 30,
at S o'clock p. in.
In comparing Grain-0 and cofTco
remember that while tho tasto Is
the same Grain-0 gives health and
strength while coffee shatters tho
nervous system and breeds disease
of tho digestivo organs. Thinking
peoplo prefer Grain-O and its ben
cuts. TRY IT TO-DAY.
Atgrocen ererywuero j 15c. and 25c. per ptcWage.
fe Give One of Our flHil
I KODAKS H
M and your gift will be appro- fShlzHi
B ciated not only for a lit- Xll
H tie time but in year3 to fGlttG
m come. IHSBrZa
jPf Our assortment is roplete with tho best of- WMflH
3Hk fe rings of the Eastman Company, VB'alfll
WftynWlHfllBlliiHMififf.'..' .UMlragWIBMPKti.'f .I'.vMiiiiiImIi yUlDtMiU DOUR fl
hi MlnMlWii IB WHMm wVi i7iM ii?it ' imilfntXm KfolHRf tfni
Furs, Cloaks, Men's Hosiery,
Suiis and Skirts Gloves. Neckwear
Make Nice At Very
Christmas Gifts. Special Prices.
Table Linens and Towels
The most complete line imaginable at popular
prices. Also Sideboard and Bureau Scarfs. Blan
kets and Comforts are near the linen department at
prices wortti looking after.
Silks and Dress Goods
A new stock, at prices new to Scranton. They
are lower than the lowest elsewhere, and the qual
ities are the highest. All silks are guaranteed for
service. Special dress and waist patterns for the
The Holiday Handkerchief Sale
Continues. Handkerchiefs are shown in all styles
and qualities, from the most moderate to the finest
goods made at any price.
ELL & CO.
THE SATISFACTORY STORE.
3 and 402 Lackawanna Avenue.
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j The Shop is t
Full of Them
Xmas gifts you cannot find else
where, We retain our past reputation,
"Exclusive Art Goods for the Peo
ple at People's 'Prices."
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E ARE READY to show our holiday stock, not only of
Pianos but everything musical. A Piano gives an
entirely different tone to a home, Better come and
?ee us and talk It over, We will be pleased to show you our
beautiful stock of Holiday Pianos and explain our easy payment
plan. We make It possible for every home to have a Piano.
Store Open Evenings This Honth.
We offer you a new piano from $175 up to 51050, and guarantee
every Piano we sell. Pianos selected now will be held for
Christmas delivery If desired. Don't put off ; corne now and
look through our store.
GRIFFIN ART SHOP 1 ? N. A. HULBERT,
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