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THE SORANTOtf TRIBUNE-MONDAY, DEOEMBER 29, 1905.
If your child Is backward In
his studies, docs not like to study
or has symptoms of headache,
you will find that there Is somo
eye trouble. There may bo no
outward sign of a defect yet the
eyes should be examined to make
sure there Is no fault In them.
1 give especial care to chil
DR. B. A. BAER
331 Washington Ave,
New Year Right
by opening: nit account wltli llio
County Savings Bank
and Trtisf Company,
506 Spruce Street.
Wo receive deposits of one dollar
nml upwards, and pay ') per cunt.
L. A. WATRES, President.
0. S. JOHNSON, Vice-Pies.
A. H. CHRISTY, Cashier.
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Cu pad uru 1.73
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Lender of Cut Prices.
325 WASHINGTON AVENUE.
4" 4 in, 4
In and About
Series of Lectures,
Tho annual sciles of lectures under tho
auspices of tho Catholic Voting Womcu'H
club will open tonight, with n lectuio by
lit. nev, M, J, Iloban, bishop of Kcrumun.
Shriuers to Go to Binghamton.
Kuttira ainino nt liluslinmton will hold
t meeting at tho Stono opera houso in
lllnghamton Monday night, December '.
A largo number of Kcruutou Shrlnera will
Excursionists Returned Home.
A majority of the Lackawanna Steol
company's employes who came from Buf
falo to spend Christmas with fi lends and
lolatlves in this city, leturned homo yes
terday on a special trim over the Lacka
New Officers Chosen.
At a. icgular meeting of tho II. A.
Mace lodge, No. 137, Rrothorhond of Rail
way Trulnnion, hold in Musculo hall yes
terday, tho following officers woro elected
for tho coming year: Master, Henry N.
Atheiion; vlco matter. AVHll.-im Lowry:
secretary. Thomas F. Puce; financier, J.
6, Leo; Journal agent. Charles Blngor;
DKdlcal examiner, Dr. J. I". Sallry; con-
doctor, Lawrence Shlptoni warden, M. J.
(lenity: chaplain, Alfred Conituntlncj In
ner guard, f, F. Utlrnsi outer guard,
Frank Sholcs! delegate to tlm bl-onnlal
convention to bo hold In Drnvcr, Col., In
Mny, lW3.v Thomus F. Puce; nllornato
delegate, William Lowryi rcprcscntatlva
lo the Plato legislative board In llutrla
burg, J S. Lee.
Martin Badly Injured.
Henry Mnrtln, a young tnnn residing on
Prospect avenue, lind his left hand toin
off by tho machinery at tho Lackawanna
Woolen iiiIIIh on Saturday. It was found
necessary to nmputato tho nrm nt the
l-aclmwniinu hospital, whither ho was
Funeral of Mrs. McKeoby. '
The funeral of tho late Harriot Itecchor
McKceby was hold yesterday afternoon
fiom tho family homo at J2J(1 Mulberry
streot and was largely attended. The ser
vices wero conducted by Rev. Luther Hen
Waring, pastor of Grace Evangelical Lu
tlicrnn church. Tho body was placed In
t' e receiving vntilt at Forest 1 lilt ceme
tery. Tho dead woman's! Ilvo sons acted
Arrested for Embezzlement.
Chester M. HuIIb was arrested In
Wllkcs-Uarro Saturday night on a wur-
mnt from AUIeiimm Millar's ofllco clmrg
Jnir him with embezzlement. W. It.
Townsund, wholesale commission mer
chant, who Is tin; prosecutor, alleges
Ilutts conveiled to his own use J31I which
he received for eggs secured nt Town
scud's to bo sold bv him on commission.
Ho will bo given a hearing today.
PRANK RYAN DEAD.
Well Known Deputy Sheriff Expires
from n Complication of Diseases.
Deputy Shei lit Frank C. ltynn died
last night ut Ills home, 420 Mndlson
avenue, after an Illness of Huvcral
Mr, Ryan wa stricken with a partic
ularly severe attack of quinsy, from
which disease he was n yearly sufferer.
Pneumonia sot In about :t week ago
and this was further complicated by u
severe attack of stomach trouble. Ills
condition was very serious early last
week, but showed improvement on Fri
day and hopes were held out for his
ultimate recovery, fie suffered a re
lapse yesterday and nothing that ills
attending: physicians. Dr. It. II. Oibbtins
and Dr. L. M. Gates, could do could
ward off death.
Mr. Ryau was fil years old and was
born in Prompton, Wayne county. lie
was a fireman for it number of yeais
on the Jersey Central railroad during
his early manhood. About twenty years
ago he was appointed chief clerk in the
prothonotary's ofllce under Lemuel
A merman and was later appointed as
chief deputy sheriff by Sheriff Ran
dolph Crippon. He failed of re-nppolnt-ment
under Sheriff Lewis, but was
again made chief deputy by Sherilf
Robinson and held the position under
every succeeding sheriff, regardless of
Mr. Ryan's death Is an Immcn.sur.iblc
loss to his family and immediate
fi lends. No father was more endeared
to his wife and children and no one
had a belter triend than those who
could claim Frank Ryan as such. The
doing of favors became with him a
matter of habit. It seemed that he took
his greatest pleasure In good oftiees to
others. He will be greatly missed from
the court house, anil especially will he
be missed by the young lawyers, who
over found In him .a willing helper.
One oC his chief characteristics was
his ability as a narrator of local his
tory. The polities of Lackawanna
county from Its establishment were nt
his fingers' ends and no man in the
county knew so much about so many
people as he. One of the most common
sights about the court house was a
group of cronies hitting around tho
sheriff's ofllce swapping stories of the
interesting events of the county's early
history and doings of the older inhab
itants. As ehipf deputy sheriff he became an
almost indispensiblc adjunct of the of
fice. Every sheriff with whom he
served will nttest that he never had any
cause to worry about how the business
would be conducted ns long as Frank
Ryan was tlieie. Ills honesty, judg
ment and thorough knowledge of the
olllco were an assurance that the sher
iff's interest would not suffer. It will
be years, probably, before the effect of
his death or tho direct workings of the
olllce will have worn away.
He is survived by a wife and the fol
lowing children: John, Frank, Joseph,
Charles, Mary, Charlotte and Margaret.
Tho funeral arrangements have not yet
HIS FIRST MASS.
Newly Ordained Priest Celebrates It
at the Cathedral.
Rev. J. H. Duggan, of this city, who
was ordained to the priesthood on Sat
urday last at Allegheny, celebrated his
first mass yesterday morning nt St.
Peter's cathedral. The other officers of
the innbn were as follows: Deacon,
Rev. Dr. .1. J. Loughran: sub-deacon,
Rev. James Gllleugely, of Willlamsport;
archprlest, Rev. J. A. O'Reilly. At the
conclusion of the mass he extended hia
blessing to the members of the congre
gation. Father Duggan has been a student for
the past six years at St. Honaventurc'rt
seminary, Allegheny City, and Is a
young man of a studious trend of mind.
He is to go to the diocese of Altouna
and will tepnrt on Jan. 2 to lit. Rev.
Bishop K. A. CJarvey for assignment.
CHICAGO A CENTURY OLD.
Will Celebrate 100th Anniversary of
the First Settlement,
lly Kxrhbiri' Wire from! lie ,oclatii I'uw.
Chicago, Dee. :!8. The one hundredth
anniversary of the permanent settle
ment of Chicugo will bo celebrated on
a largo sealo nest .September, accord
ing to plans made at a preliminary
meeting of business men hero to-day.
Tint plan has the sanction of Mayor
The tentative programme includes
muss msetliiKs, fireworks, Industrial,
electric, and military parades, yacht
races, athletic tournaments, patriotic
and religious exercises, and an educa
The first permanent settlor in Chica
go was John Kinzle, who camo hero
with his family in tho autumn of 1803,
For the Military Ball.
To accommodate the ninny up-the-valley
persons who wish to attend tho
Annual Military Ball of Co, C, Thir
teenth rpginient, which will be held in
the New Armory, New Year's night,
the Delaware and Hudson railroad will
run a special train to Carbondale, leav
ing Scrunton nt 2.30 a. m., and stop
ping ut all intermediate stations,
KOIINSTAMM.-In Bcrunton. Pa., Dec.
17. 19W to Mr. and Mrs. It. M. ICohu
stamm, of J123 Rock street, a son.
BADE ADIEU TO
Largo Congregation Gatliovcd Yester
day Afternoon nt n Communion
Service hi tho Old First Presbyter
inn Church, Which Is About to Be
Torn Down Closing Address Was
Mado by Rev. Dr. S. C. Logan, the
Pastor .Emeritus Sermon by Dr.
McLeod nt Morning Service.
The old First Presbyterian church, on
North Washington avenue, was ciowdcd
almost to ovcrllowlng yesterday after
noon with worshippers who had coino
to attend the last public service to bo
held in the building prior to Its demo
lition. The church property was recently
purchased by J. D. Williams &, Hro.,
who purpose tearing the building down
after the first of the new year, pre
paratory to the erection of a lurge busi
ness structure. The Congregation will
worship In the auditorium of the new
Voting .Men's Christian association
building ponding the erection of the
new church nt tho corner of Monroe
avenue and Olive, street.
Tlte communion service conducted yes
terday afternoon was the last church
service to be conducted In the building,
though the Sunday school will have
Christinas exercises there tomorrow
The old church never looked more
beautiful than it did yesterday. Tho
Christmas greens, which had been hung
In honor of the new-born Christ, were
still In place and an air of solemn im
presslveness was present which seemed
l( have a quieting effect upon the large
congregation. Those gathered In the
church Included several of the original
members and many members of sister
Tlie Opening" Sermon,
The opening prayer was delivered by
Xtev. Joseph 11. Odell, pastor of the Sec
ond Presbyterian church, and Dr. James
McLeod. the pastor, outdated at the
communion s-u-vicc proper. Tho prayer
of consecration was offered by Rev. Dr.
N. O. Paike, of Pittston, out of whose
missionary labors the First Presby
terian church grew. Dr. Parke Is S2
years old, but he seems to have the
strength and vigor of many a man
twenty years his junior, and his voice
never faltered as he said the prescribed
After the serving of the bread and
wine, Rev. Dr. S. C. Logan, pastor
emeritus of the church, aim whose
labors as a Christian minister were al
most entirely devoted to Us needs, was
called upon to make a closing address.
He responded In a, voice trembling with
emotion and spoke. In part, astfollows:
"Oh, how very blessed are the-associations
which God's people have en
joyed within these walls and how He
has manifestly fulfilled for them His
divine promise, 'Lo, I am with you even
to the end of tho world.'
"How grateful we should all be as we
look back upon the history of this
church and remember how faithfully
God has fulfilled Ills every promise for
us and how Jesus has walked in our
midst as He said He would. As wo
listen to the voice which says, 'Arise.
let us go forth,' let us remember that
we can have the Influence of the asso
ciations formed here still with ns if we
continue to live as the Father would
have us live.
Will Strengthen Faith.
"As wo leave this place, whcie four
generations have found Jesus, let us
bear with us tho remembrance of what
He has accomplished for us, and it
must surely have the effect of stiength
enlng our faith and or rendering us
submissive to those obligations which
Ho has Imposed upon us.
"We should leave here not with sad
ness, but with that cheerful obedience
which Christ requires from all who
follow Him. Let us leave hero nleiltreil
to stand together heart to heart and
soul to soul, wrapped up In the tics
thnt have bound ns together in the
years gone by, and 1 feel confident that
our spiritual blessings will continue."
Mrs. H, H. Brady sang delightfully
during the service.
At the morning service, the pastor,
Row James McLeod. D. D., preached a
sermon dealing with tho history of the
His text was taken from Acts, xx:32,
which reads as follows: "And now,
brethren, 1 commend you to God, and
to tho word of His grace, which Is able
to build you up, and to give von on
Inheritance among all them which are
sanctified." He said:
It was to tho eldus of the chmch of
Kpliesus, that tho Atmstlp v.mi , i,,,u
spoke. Ho loved tho church. He knew the
difficulties which Its members would luivo
to meet and tho tllals they would have to
endure; and ho pointed out to them Hi"
duties which they ought faithfully to dis
charge, llu reminded tho elders, and
through them, tho members of that his
toric church, of tho great Christian doc
nines to which ho had bornu testimony,
namely, "rtipentanco toward God, and
faith toward our Loid Jesus Christ," Ho
also reminded them thnt it was the chlei
object of his ministry, and tho supremo
jiurpobo of his life, "to testlfj thu gospel
of tlm L'liico of Uod," Then, having re
viewed the past, and having spoken a
word of warning, and having unbounded
conlldonco In the gospel of Clnlst. ho took
ii iiuiiuiiu oiiiiook oi mo luturo and said;
"And, now, brethren. I commend you to
Clod, nnd to tho word of his .jrncf.'whlch
Is able to build you up, and to give von
an inheritance among all thorn which are.
A Brief Retrospect.
It seems In every way nppiopiluto, in
this last Sabbath of tho year, and on this
last Sabbath of our meeting in thlH old
building, that wo should Indulge in u brlof
introspect of our chinch's past, and lu n
hopeful outlook touching Its future,
Tho day when this church was organ
ized, was, from ono point of vlow. a. iiuv
of small things. That wus flirty yeuis
ago, This city was then a i-mulll villus,
and tho wilderness in which It was plant
ed, was most uninviting. Rut under lbs
wise, patlHiit nnd successful euteipilso of
tho early settlers, tho wilderness soon bo
gun to disappear, Tho villu&e grow and
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prospered. It became n town, ntut Ihn
town became a city, and our church kept
pace with II, and grow with Its growth.
It has pleased Cod to bless this church
from Its very beginning. It Is In no spirit
of vain glory, hut In humility, and with
devout thankfulness to Almighty Clod,
that wo arc ablo to miy of this church,
that from lis organization until this da,
It bus been n now or for good tn this
community, and in tho regions lieyond.
Clod has uied It for tho conversion of Pin
ners and for tho edlllcnllon of saints.
Tho soventecn charter members of this
church are nil gone. Two only of thoso
who woro present nt Its organization, but
who wero not enrolled as mcmheis, are
w th us today, Mr. nml Mrs. Rlchurd W.
Olmslead, and long may they live among
us, to ndoin the doctrines of Clod our
Savior, mid to bless tho church which
Throughout Us history, this chinch has
been thoroughly Hicsbyloiluli In respect
of doctrine, polity, and an ovangcllcal
sphlt. It hns been faithful lo tho spirit
of Its peerless constitution, and Its aim
has always been I obo true to tho tiuth.
Tho Presbyterian church holds certain
doctrines In common with alt evangelical
churches: and It maintains certain dis
tinctive pilnelples which differentiate It
"tlm Scilptures of tho Old and Now Tes
taments to bo tho wonl of Uud, the only
ft in other churches. To these, doutrlnes
uud. principles, this chinch has always
clung with steadfast loyalty. Alt Its mln
Isters mid ruling 'elders have publicly
and solemnly declared that they believed
Infalllblo rule of fulth and practice."
They alo In the same manner said thnt
they "sincerely received and adopted tho
confesilon of faith or tills chuicli (tho
Pivsliyteilan) ns containing tho system of
doclilno taught in the Holy Scriptures,"
and further, that they nppi overt of the
government and discipline of thu 1'res
bytetlan church in these United Suite-."
Have Never Swerved.
Fi om these doctrines and principles this
pulpit and tho ciders of this church havo
never swerved. There may havo been,
fiom llmo to time, somo differences of In
terpretation, but all weiu loyal to tho
blue banner. On all proper occasions, the
principles peculiar to our branch el' tho
church, havo been vigorously defended by
this pulpit, and by this church's represen
tatives la presbytery, in synod and in
the general assembly.
This chinch has always thing to tho
good truth, that Christianity is a lar
larger and a far nuuu i oniprchenslvo
term than Picsbytciluulsiii or than any
other "Ism." neiicii this chuieh bus
throughout Its history manifested a sphlt
of broad catholicity towaid all other
Chiistlnu denominations. This church al
ways has believed, believes now. nnd It
is fondly hoped always will believe in that
grand old motto: "in essentials unity. In
lion-psscnllnls liberty, and In all things
charity." We believe hi Chilsllan unity:
wo aie m gieat admirers of church uul
foimlty. We know church history too
well, to boast of the beauty of church uni
formity. If we want to sco tho beauties
of uniformity wo have only to go to thu
graveyard there you have uniformity
but It is uniformity of death. Ho. after
tho first glow of Pentecostal days, the
church, when most boastful of outward
miifoimlty was most spiiitually dead. It
was when the church took tho most pildo
In her uniformity that she proved herself
most unchristian. It was during her ef
foils to maintain uniformity that she
breathed out threatcnings and slaughter
against tboe who questioned her au
thoiity. History hns tested and tasted
tho ripo fruit of the tree of chuieh uni
formity, and Its just verdict is, that the
fiult is neither sweet nor wholesome.
Wo believo with all our bents In Chrls
tiun unity, but that Is a. very different
thing lrom church uniformity.
This chmch of ours has always be
lieved lu o broad orthodoxy nn ortho
doxy as blond as the Blblo and just as
narrow. We belong to a most liberal
school, but we have never felt that we
would bo justified in taking such liberty
with tho inspired word as to misconstrue
It, und thus change tho truth of God Into
a lie. We belong to a nwt rational
school, but wo have never believed that
wo should opposo our fallible reason to
uod'H infallible revelation. In our e
tremo liberality we adopt the language of
St. Paul and say: "Grace be with all
them that love ihe Lord Jesus Christ in
sincerity." All such aro welcome to our
fellowship. All who desire to do so can
step over that low fence, that God's love
has erected, and enter, at once, into the
kiugdo niuf God.
What It Will Do.
AVe also adopt another striking somence
from the sumo huly apostle, namely: "If
any man love not tho Lord Jesus Christ,
let him bo Anathema Mnrauatha." That
is a fence so high thnt It will exclude
from God's kingdom all who rot use to
comply with tho simple and most renson
ablo conditions which the Savior has
specified, and which ho has a Just tight
In addition to the bioadnes of its or
thodoxy, this church has alawys been
characterized by a philanthropic and mis
sionary spirit. The cause of Christian
missions, both at homo and abroad, has
always hud a wann place in tho heart of
this chinch. Tho largo sums Hint have
been contributed to homo nnd foreign
missions ami to tho other boaids of our
church by tho various societies of this or
ganization bear ample testimony to tho
interest taken In causes whkh aro so dear
to the heart of Chrlt.
Our records show that, up to the present
time, this chmch has contributed for
church purposes ?rSS,i;u; nnd that of this
sum, more than $-'."i0,0OO was for objects of
benevolence, outside that given for tho
support of our church. Hut that does not
tell more than half tho story; that is only
what appears in the reports of our gen
eral ussi'iuldy, Thousands upon thou
sands of dollars have been given by mem
bers of this church and cougregntlon for
church and chniltablo objects, of which
there Is no record save that which Is kept
on high, lie for whoso suko these larger
uud smaller sums wero given, knows nil
about them, and ho will not forivct his
devoted servunts on that day when ho
will tewnid overy man, according to his
Patriotism I closely connected with
piety If It ho patilotlsm of thu sterling
kind, and It Is but truth to sny that tills
pulpit and theso pews havo not been luck
ing lu patriotism, Rebellion and lawless
ness never found any sympathy hero.
When riotous crowds gathered lu tho
streets of this city, ami threatened to in.
juio tho persons and tho property of cit
izens, the bell of this chnrcn rang out tlm
aluim, and patriots rushed to the rcsctio
and to their credit bo It said thev din
their work oiileklv. wlselv and well. Aim i
In our great wnr for the preservation of i
tho I'nion, this church furnished its tail
quota of binvo men who fought aud woro
i emly lo die for their country.
Tho Influence excited by this chuieh in
this community cannot bo measured.
From it havo gono forth godly men nnd
godly women to bless other churches und
otlnr cities. From It olonics huvo gono
forth, nnd other J'resiiyteriuu chinchis
wer.i organized In this city, and tlmy ur
now strong, and energetic, and actlvti In
tho Master's service; and tho mother H
proud of her daughters, and prays I'm
their continued heulth and prospeilty,
Wo huvo abundant reuson to thank God
for his goodness unto this church. The
fathers and tho mothois who are genu
huvo Itft unto us a goodly heritage. Wo
thank God for their stalwart uiuuhood
nnd their Christian activity; ono would
do well, at this hour and lu this pluco, if
wo mado a solemn pledge that wo will
follow their example In respect of theso
Whut tho future history of this chuieh
wilt bo Is known only by him who walks
amid tho golden candlesticks, uud who
holds tho sturs in his right hand, Wo aro
eutoilng upon u new epoch In our church
life. Wo will bo obliged to put up wuh
somo Inconveniences, until our new build
ing Is elected. Our strength hltheilo,
under God, has been in our union, ami
that is now Indispensable. Wo must con
tinue, to rally loiiud the old First church
flag with us much loyalty and with us
much devotion ns If wo had every con-
(.Continued on l'ugo ii.
REV. L. H. WARING TO LEAVE
He Delivered His Farewell Discourse
Last Night, and Replied to the
Charges Made Recently Against
Martin Luther by Rev. Father Val
entine Ho Intends to L'ocnto in
Washington, and Will Devote Al
most His Eutlro Time in the Future
to Literary Work,
Row Luther Hess Waring, pastor of
the Grace Evangelical Lutheran church,
delivered a farewell sermon last night
to tho members of his congregation. Ho
resigned somo time ago, the resignation
to take effect the first or the new year.
Rev, Mr. Waring has been pastor of
REV. LUTHER HESS WATilM'J.
Grace church for about three years and
a half, and during his pastorate the
beautiful new chuieh at the corner of
Prescott avenue and Mulberry street
has been elected. He was highly es
teemed by the members of his Hock
and It was with regret that his resig
nation was finally accepted.
He proposes to devote almost his en
tire time to literary work hi the future,
and intends to locate in Washington,
D. C. He will havo no fixed charge,
but will preach occasionally. He is nt
present engaged in the preparation of
a work entitled "Strikes and Uoycotts,"
in which he will treat of these subjects
from both an economic and an ethical
standpoint. Ho will also devote his
time to the writing of several works
on theological subjects.
Tho church will decide on a new pas
tor during the coming week and it Is
very probable that the man who will
be chosen will he Rev. W. M. B. Gland
ing, or Newport.
Row Mr. Waring's sermon yesterday
was intended as a reply to certain
charges made by Rev. Father Valen
tino In ono of the lectures lo non
Cathollcs delivered at St. Peter's cathe
dral recently. Father Valentine charged
mat the Reformation was the direct
outgrowth of Martin Luther's "wounded
pride." He also roundly denounced
Luther Tor breaking his twofold vow of
chastity. Rev, Mr. Waring: took up the
defense of Luther and spoke, in part,
Mr. Wiring's Sermon.
The papacy of tho middle nges claimed
tho right and power to decide boyond ap
peal not only mutters spiritual, but af
fairs temporal. It asserted the right to
give crowns and to take them away.
AVhcn un emperor or king refused or de
layed its bidding, tho papacy claimed tho
light to release tho subjects of the icalni
from their allegiance to tho throne. De
cent Interment even was prohibited to
those disobedient to Its commands. Its
priests and monks overran eastern and
southern Europe, sworn to defend the
papacy at any cost, and themselves bo
yond the reach of tho laws of the land.
Many entered the ranks of the clergy
simply to shield themselves fiom just
punishment for crime. At the heail of
civil affairs, at tho head of all ecclesias
tical uuthoiity, at the head of all spir
itual dominion, not only on earth, but In
purgatory as well, sat tho absolute dicta
tor. tho pope of Rome, who claimed him
self to be tho vicar of God and Jesus
Chi 1st on enrth, supreme, unquestioned,
The penance of King Henry IV ut Cu
nossii, seeking tho pope's forglvents-,,
walking barefoot through tho winter's
snow, and then waiting admission lor
tin eo days at tho gates, friendless, starv
ing, peiishlng with cold and hunger is
an instance, of the pupal power. It was
this same power that forced tho English
King Henry II to walk tlireo miles on a
flinty road with baro and bleeding feot, to
Canterbury, to bo flogged from ono cud
of thu chinch to iho other, John Huns
was in rested for preaching the gospel of
Jesus Christ, Though ho had a sealed
safe, conduct of tho cmplie, ho was solaed
by pap.il power and burned in tho pros,
enco of the emperor. Tho Netherlands
and tho Spanish Inquisition need only to
bo mimed to those familiar with history
to fill tho mind with mommies of honl
ble atrocities and butcheries unparalleled.
Birth of Luther.
Martin Luther was born in lis:! of poor
but pious parents. Ilo was a Puxon G"r
mnn. Destined for tho law, he became a
monk, ono of the most earnest, conse
crated, humble ami yet billll.uit ones of
his ago. His duties and diudgmles. his
fastings ami vigils, his prayers and pros.
M.'U'ons availed nothing. Thoy brought
him in piuce. In tho monastery lie found
ii chained Rlble, which ho studied assid
uously. Peace of soul only r.uuo to him
after ho learned that (foil, for Christ's
Buko takes uway our shis-nud not on
account of nny woiIsh of our own, Luther
whs conecruled a priest lu 1.107. Tin- fol
lowing year ho was appointed a piotes
sor In tho now university ut Wittenberg.
In i:M ho look Ids degree of ihichelor of
Divinity. From this tlmo fuitli ho
studied, expounded nnd defended thu
Word of (od uud und tho great principle
of tho evangelical faith. Ill llii visits to
monusteiles over fiormuny uud u visit to
Itniuo Itself, ho noted monkish cxlruvn.
gatico, Indolence, gluttony nnd Infidelity
in Romo ho witnessed infidelity, piolun
Ity und vulguilty, with Its licentious
monks uud Impure pilesis. UuHainilnu, a
Roman Cuthollo writer, said lu icgard to
this agu; "iiiero was nut any ilgor In
eccieslustic.il adjudicatories, any oiselp.
lino with ixBurd to inoruls, any knouitclyo
of sacred Jlteiuture, uny reverence for
Ulvluo things. Thoru was almost no lu
llglou remaining." Every historian knows
these facts am tiue.
Luther's lljst encounter with the Ro
man hierarchy was lu IMT concerning tho
traffic In Indulgences. Pope Leo X want
ed monoy to help build St, Peter's, Ho
uwaided tho ritsht to sell Indulgences In
Ucimuny to tho guy young Archbishop
Albert of Maluz. Tho archbishop owed
tho pope -n.OUi) Dialers for his appoint
nieiil, and tho popo thus guvo tho arch
bishop a chiiuco lo ralso ihu money.
Half tho proceeds of tho trade lu his tcr-
Continued on I'.ige o.)
whether your account is lurgo or small.
Third National Bank,
J 18 Wyoming Ave., Scrantoti, Pa.
Capital, $200,000; Surplus (Qarneil,) $600,000.
ii per cent, interest paid on Savings Accounts,
nml tho interest is compounded Jon. 1 and July U
Accounts can bo opened by mail.
OPEN SATURDAY EVENINGS 7:30 TO S:30.
i Bargain Days
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l Our Superb j
H Cloak Department $i
With its matchless stock has been subjected to a price ?"
.$ pruning process that astonishes all beholders. Buy what you
rjj please there now, and you get it at a g
Sweeping Price Reduction j
A From former iigurcs. Not a garment in our stock that was fc
not made for the present season's trade. That means much to 5
; the intelligent buyer. 5;
5 Coats, Suits, Skirts and Furs
0 For ladies and misses wear shorn alike in theso reductions.
5$ Children's Dresses for less than the cost of materials used in
them. The selection is fine.
J The Holiday Aftermath.
' Only a few things left now. They're all nice, however,
j Some very choice Brush Sets, Mirrors, Manicure Sets, , Glove
"5 Boxes, etc., at way down prices.
j p?TOp?f?f Thirty Trading Stamps with every purchase
5 Iv1-'-' amounting to 81.00 or over. We cive the kind St
iS that arc as good as gold, and
1 ricConnell & Co. I
g 400 and 402 Lacka. Avenue, fi
Have You Not Friends
That should be remembered on Xew Year's Day with
some dainty tokens?
Kurely you have!
We can show you some very useful ones In
Sterling Silver Novelties
that are attractive and INEXPENSIVE and one's
purse must bo taken Into consideration so soon after
"Everything that is best
132 WYOMING AVENUE.
Chilstmns and New Year musical ex
ercises were observed lust evening at
both the Calvary Raptlst and Methodist
Episcopal churches. At tho Calvary
church the choir, under tho efficient di
rection of Prof, D. E. Jones, rendered
u delightful programme, including a
cantuta, "The Coming of the King."
Solos were sung by Mrs. Edith W. Pet
erson, -Misses Henrietta Harris, Olwcn
Uowells, Lucy Winters; Messrs, Sidney
Owens, Hurry Evans and Richard W.
Wutklns. At tho Methodist church a
most pleasing musical programme was
rendered by a choir of tweiity-flvo
voices, under the able direction ot
Chorister R. W. Walklns. Tho solo
parts wero very ably sustained by Mrs.
Hluncho Athtrton, Mrs. Edith Peterson,
Messrs. Dan Jones, Harry Evans, Sid
ney Owens, J. F. Tubus and 11. W.
Wutklns. Recitations were given by
Mrs, E. T. Daniels and Miss .Sarah J.
John Ihu key, aged 7d yenrs, and a
long time resident of the borough,
passed uway ut tho home of his daugh
ter, Mrs. Cnspar Tannoler, nn Washing
ton street, yesterday morning, nfter n
HngeiiiiK illness, Derensul is survived
by tho following daughters and sons,
Mrs, John Welbel, of Missouri; Mrs,
W. L. Nclger, Mrs, Casper Tunueler,
William and John lluikey.of this place,
Fiineiul (iimouuceinent will ho made
11. Uununl, senior member of tho firm
nf Itennid it Hon, silk innnufucturors,
met with a serious intsimp on Christ
inas eve, at Scrnntou. The old gentle-
man had been nut during the evening
purchasing Christmas presents, and
while returning: home, he fell and frac
tured his skull,
Jumes S. Evans was tho winner ot
tho silk uiuhiella for tint highest score
at the bowling tournament at Wcls
senfluh's alleys, which ended on Satur
day night. Evaiib' high score was 57,
Miss Jennie Davis, a trained nurse of
Philadelphia, is spending tho holidays
with her sisters, Misses Polly and Re
becca, Davis and Mis. J. E. Watklns,
of this place.
An amateur pigeon shooting match
will bo held at Vino's hotel at tho
l'yne on New Year's day.
Musters Russell O'Hara, Harry liow
clls, Hruco Ward and Harry Reese will
return to resume their studies at
Cilraid college, Philadelphia, today, af
ter spending their Christmas holidays
with their iclatlvcs.
Pruf. and Mrs. John T. Jenkins, of
Mnlii street, havo returned home from
to trfttiBact yotir banking
bitslucsfi with us; Und every
courtesy will bo extended,
signauc mc tnrcc closing aays oi
good for cash anywhere.
in Diamonds and Jewelry,"
THE DIXIE THEATRE-
THE PILAR-MORIN CO.
What DAVID BEXASCO says: i
4,4, 4'4'4, ,l, ,H,4"l,
THE PRODIGAL SON
Perfect Little Flav.
their visit with relatives in Jerniyn.
Master WIlllo Reese.of Carbondale, la
visiting- his grandmother, Mrs. R. V,
Reese, of Main street.
Emblem division, No. G7,Sons o Tem
perance, win meet tins evening in regtil
lar session, when election of officer:
will bo held.
Rev. T. W. Evans, of Patton, Pj
occupied tho pulpit at Iho Welsh Dap-J
tlst church last evening, nnd preached I
an interesting sermon m the Engllshl
Tho yountr ladles of the WeJ.sli Rap
list church presented tho pastor, Rev,
D. C. Edwards, on Christmas ov, with!
n benuUlul Hastings R hie tllctlonnry.
Edwiud Fox, of Orovo street, calladl
on his biothor, Ray Fox, at Pittston,
BANK BLOWN TO PIECES.
Robbers Obtain $15,000 and, lutimi-
datlng' Pursuers, Escape,
lly i:Uulo Wire hula The Associated 1'kv,
St, Louis, Mo., Dec, '.'$. Tho bank ut
I'lilon, Mo., wus robbed of $13,000 In 'a
sentatloual manner by ImrgUirs be
tween 1 und 'J ii. in. yesterday, .accord
ing to u dispatch ictelved here", Resi
dents in tho vicinity of tho bank weio
aroused by tho sound of an explosion
and some of them rifshcd In the strsct.
Tho burglurs then leaving the bd.uk.
filed some fifty shots at landom, and
were successful in intlmldatine the
would-be captors until they had made
their escape. All Iho money was taken
from tho vaults. Thu building: was
completely wrecked. t
F. AV, Relnhard, piesldent of the
hunk, Is seriously III, and knowledge of
tho robbery yus withheld from him.
The fctutcmentof tho loss was made by
A. W. Hoffman, cashier of the bank.
No clue to the robbers has been dls-
HJS- ,-jf j.