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LANCASTER, PA., SATURDAY, JANUARY 1. 1881.
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JOHX WAXAMAKER'S STORK.
THE HOLIDAYS AT
CHESTNUT, THIRTEENTH AND MARKET STREETS,
AND CITY HALL SQUARE, PHILADELPHIA.
. Tlicrc is nowhere in Philadelphia se varied a
collection el .rich goods an here such as fath
ers, mother? brother, sisters, levers, leek-for
a little later.
There i an end even of Glita. Our collection
is large enough and rlH enough, one would
suppose, even for a lea frugal city- than
Philadelphia. These goods are are new at the
height of thelrglery. Tlie choicest of them uie
here; ethers will come of course; but the
chelecht arc going.
What is equally te the purpose, buyers are
new about as many as can be eouilertably
served, anil the throng will be denser every
fair day till Christmas.
JL SacIietH, tidies, himp-hlKides, pln-ciibhiein.
boxes, in atin ami plush, embroidered ami
First circle, southwest from the centre.
Duchesne vest with l'elut medallions, $r0 ;
the fcauie mar be seen elsewhere at $70.
Xine counters, southwest from the centre.
J $1.33 te $130.00, all guaranteed.
City-hall square cntruncc.
Xew room, new toys.
Outer circle, west of the Chestnut street en
1 A catalogue et books may be had at the
book counter. We want every reader te Irive
it. The list of childicn's holiday books is es
Second counter, northeast from the centic.
r A PIES' ULSTERS.
I'licre are two general styles, one closed
at tueuacK.iiie oilier open; tnciaueris Known
us coachman's style. In detail et trimming there
is great variety though there is alto marlced
simplicity. Ureal variety in cloths loe. C.r0
Cloaks, foreign and home-made. Ourcollcc Ourcellcc Ourcollcc
tieu is unprecedented, whether you icgard va
riety, quantity or value. A lady who buys a
cloak et any sort in Philadelphia without
looking these ever misses the best assortment,
perhaps, in tliu whole country. $.50 te JiVJ.
Southeast corner of the building.
Misses' coats in mere, than 70 cloths,
shapes nnd decoration beyond cennting.
Sizes ? te 10 yearn.
Ulstercttes in i cloths, ulsters in 8 cletfisaml
liavcleckB in cloths. Sizes C te 16.
Southwest corner of tha building.
UNDERWEAR AXD HOSIERS.
We have the best goods the world affords,
and-the next best, ami the next, and be en.
Tlicrc Is no place anywhere, where a-ou can
nee se large a collection et the different grades
et goods, all passing for what they are, and
nothing ler what it is net, cotton ler cotton,
mixed ler mixed, wool for wool, silk ler silk.
Outer circle, Chcstnul.sticet, entrance te
Thirteenth btreet entrance.
2i Xew Embroideries are already in. Our
sleck is new in the condition you expect te
tlnd it in at Xew Tear's, i, e. the spring novel
ties are here.
Third circle, southwest from the centre.
The choicest luxurious carpels ; the most
substantial e.irpets ; the lowest prices; punc
tual service. JOHX WAXAMAKKK.
Matket street front, up stairs.
Evening silks in the Arcade, east side.
The same and many oilier patterns arc within.
Kext outer circle, southeast from the centre
JCi Our next spring's novelties in embroi
deries are Just new received; tbey usually
come at New Year's.
Next outer circle, southwest from the centre.
Laces change daily. Our Miles are large.
our variety always large, and but little of any
one sort. Compare prices. A quarter below
the market is net uncommon.
Klnu counters, southwest ftem the centre.
Sneh a stock of foreign cloaks as Phila
delphia has net before seen, $10 te $250; shawls
near by ; dresses up stairs.
Southeast corner et the building.
Furs of all sorts arc going fast. They went
fast last year and advanced in price as tue sea
son advanced. They arc going up again. We
shall net laltc prices till we have te buy. Ex
pect te And here whatever you want, lrem a
bit et trimming up.
Thirteenth street entrance.
COATS AXD ULSTERS FOR CI1ILDKEX.
Xet se great variety as for ladies; but
much larger than anywhere else here.
Coats, 2 te 6 years; in thirty different mate
rials, drab, blue aud brown cords with fleecy
black ; cellar and cuff- et plush ; also in ten
camel's hair cloth, trimmed with seal-clot h.
Coats, 4 te 10 years; in thirty cloths, trim
med with plain stitching, plush, seal cloth,
chinchilla fur and velvet, $2 te $1C.
Ulsterettcs, (5 te 10 years ; in five cielhs, with
ecal cloth cellar and cutis.
Ulsters, 6 te 10 years; in eight cloths, trim
med with plush stitching, heed and plush.
Havolecks, 4 te 1 years ; two styles.
Our trade is just what it ought te be for
the facilitiesaud advantages we enjoy.
East et central aisle, near Market street.
CIIIXA AXD GLASSWARE.
Tackloeng prcclaln, plates qnly. for din
ner or dessert, five patterns, $25 te $20 per
Haviland dinner sets ; Camillepattcrn, $140 ;
cl-ewherc. $209. Tressed, $140; elsewhere. $200.
Tressed with Moresque border nnd decoration
or grasses and butterflies. $225 ; elsewhere,
$275. The tatter is in the Arcade, Cheitnnt
street entrance, te-day.
Table glassware, English, Strawicrry-dia-tnend
cut ; every article required for the table
useful or ernamcnial.
Xerthwcst corner et the building.
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And a great variety et ether kinds. Alse
pocket books, embroidered leather card cases,
cigar eases, and everything in leather goods.
Third circle northwest from centre.
Chestnut, Thirteenth and Market streets
and City Hall square.
Chestnut, Thirteenth and Market Streets,
And City Hall Square, Philadelphia.
S. OLAT MILLER,
fines, Brandies, Gins, Old Bye Hsldes, k,
Ne. 33 PENN SQUABE, LANCASTER, Pi.
: GIBSON'S WHISK. BOTTLED A SPECIALTY.
Te buy Holiday ilts early is geed ad
vice : The Lent trade is early ; and the best
trade carries off the best things.
1 LFRKD WRIGHT'S PERFUMES.
IX HIS Mary Stuart is probably the most
lasting of all the agreeable perfumes; none of
the lerelgn ones approach it. It Is very rich,
strong and full of lire; itisagieeable te mere
persons, probably, than any ether perfume.
Wild Olive is next in popularity ; this also
is singularly powerful and lasting. White
Re-e is delicate and lasting.
We keep the preferred odors of all the first-.
ciass periumcrs, sucu as i-uein. uuney, AtKin AtKin
sen and Coudray ; but of Altred bight's we
Bring an unrrrfumed handkerwhicf ; and
you shall Jure a sample of any odor veu wish.
First circle, northwest from the center.
(" lOI.ORED DRESS GOODS.
J The following. Just received, are away
down in prices : French Camel's hair, 47 Inch,
$0.75 and .ft'i ; French cheviot suiting, silk ami
wool, 45 Inch, $0.75; French feule, all wool, 28
15y looking out for such opportunities a lady
may often save hall.
Xine counters, Thirteenth street entrance.
A ladv wanting anv of the fn'lewlnr' will
be obliged for the mention of them ; Silk and
woei .-aim ie jyen, as cents ; stile taced
veleurs, $1; memie cloth, 75 cents: damasse
drap d' etc, $1.50 ; damasse cashmere, $1.25.
All the prices except the first are probably
below the cost of manufacture, and even the
first may be.
Xext outer cii cle, southwest from the center.
rpKIMMlXU FOR DKKSSKS AXI CLOAKS.
L Our trade requires thejargestand freshest
stock of these goods, fringcs.passcmcnterie or
naments, girdles, tassels, spikes, rings, balls,
bulleus. We have novelties net te be found
anyu heie else.
Xextoutcrcirele.northwcbXfrom the center.
O A few bhawN arc shown in the Arcade;
gentlemen's drcssiug gowns and smoking
jackets in the same case. Mere are within.
East of the Chestnut street entrance.
Our work-room is full of preparation, se
iuii inai we cannot crewu it iaster. we nave
ready, also, a large stock of finished garments,
fur and fur lined.
We have sacqucs and dolmans in sealskin
dyed in Londen we have none but London Lendon Londen
dyed seal. We have them in great numbers,
and, of ceur-e, in all sizes includingextremes.
Prices, lrein $125 te $10.
Londen controls the seal market of tha
world There have been two advanscs in
price since our furs were bought. We shall
net advance till we have te buy again ; we
have net advanced at all, as yet.
We have, at $1(15, seal sacqucs such as yen
will leek in vain tee elsewhere at the price.
rur lined circulars and dolmans in very
great varieiy. We use mostly Satin de Lyen,
gres-graln, armurc and brocade silk and hiH
lenne: ter meurninir. Henrietta and Dran
d'Etc. Tlie latter are urndc te order only.
We have everything worth having in sets
trimmings, robes, gloves, eaps and the thou-saiiii-and-eue
little things l hat are kept in the
Thirteenth street entrance.
O relt.allcolei.sand variety of styles, 00c te
$1.25 ; llaiiiiel, black, blue, gray, brown and
sen let, $-J5t te $5.75; satin, black, $1.75 te
$10..M) ; satin, blue, scarlet, blown and black,
f 12.50 te si-je ; Italian cloth, black, $1.25 te $5.
The variety is very grea.
Southwest corner el the building.
) Xet ice these two samples :
llliic chinchilla sack, velvet cellar and de
tachable cape, lined with Farmer's satin, horn
buttons, $0.50, Is there another such coat for
$S.50 1 We have sold hundreds el them.
Urown-rcd-and-eld-gold diagonal ulsterette
soft wool lining, sleeves lined with a durable,
silk-st raped fabric, horn buttons, $8.5 J.
These are but but specimens of many. If
theyscem inviting, ethers mav be mere se.
See. them. JOHX WAXAMAKKK.
Central aisle, next le the outer circle, Mar
ket street sitlc.
Tn:i!OXS AXD MILLIXKRV.
XX Ribbons and Millinery, yen knew, we
have much mere of than any ether house.
Xeith of Thirteenth street entrance.
j A very great Tariety et the finest lineus,
n very great variety et staple linens, and the
lowest prices in Philadelphia.
Outer circle, City Hall Square entrance
Xew goods just received from abroad. We
have, without doubt, the richest and fullest
sleck en this side of the Atlantic Wc buy
from makers, direct, knew the quality of our
linen beyond question, aud keep below the
Second circle, southwest from the centre.
The very finest English and French hand
kerchiefs and Muillers; handkerchiefs $1.25 te
$2.50; mufflers, $1.50 te $1.50. Elsewhere they
sue sold for a quarter mere, at least.
Second circle, seat Invest from the centre.
Every individual article et Merine r
Silk Underwear that wc buy we examine te
see whether the buttons are sewed en secuiely
and whether the scams are right and properly
lastened. If anything is wrong, back the gar
ment gees te the maker, or we right it at his
Such has been our practice for a year and a
half. Is there another merchant in! Philadel
phia who docs the Fame, or who watehes the
interests el his customers in any similar way T
Dclcets may escape u, lieverthless. Ten de
us a favor, if you bring back the least imper
fection te be made geed.
Outer circle. Thirteenth street entrance.
Our assortment of all muslin undergar
ments is as full as at any time of the year; and
when the demand for such is net generally
sti eng we arc often able te buy at unusual ad
vantage. We have very nearly the same goods
the year round : but prices vary mere or less.
Xew, for example, probably, there is net te be
found in this city or in Xew Yerk muslin un
dergarments equal te our regular stock except
at higher prices. We knew et no exception
Southwest corner of the building.
C De you knew, many are net of Rubber,at
nil, nnd are net waterproof? We sell as many
as all Philadelphia besides; real articles only;
and guarantee them.
Central aisle, near Marketstrcet entrance.
Closing out at a great reduction eurimmense
line of Novelties in Overceatings.
All the Xew and most Desirable Styles
IX XEW COLORS AND CHOICE STTLES
Why net leave your order at once and secure
an Elegant. Stylish, Well Made and Artistic
Cut Garment as low as 820.
A LARGE LIXK OF CHOICE
AT GREATLY REDUCED PRICES,
THE ARTIST TAILOR,
121 N. QUEEN STREET,
MONDAY, OCTOBER 11th, 1880.
A Complete Stock el
which for elegance cannot be surpassed.
Eargf.sl Assortment 01
In this cily. l'rices as low as the lowest at
Ne. -51 North Queen Street.
We have new
ready for sale an Immense
Fall and Winter,
are Cut and Trimmed
We can give you a
in the Latest
GOOD STYLISH SUIT
AS LOW AS $10.00.
In great variety, made te order at short notice
at the lowest prices.
D. B. Hostetter i Sen,
24 CENTRE SQUARE,
ROOKS AX1 STATIOXERT.
1HK1STMAS GUTS! !
IX GREAT VARIETY AT
L. M. PLYNN'S,
Ne. 48 VTKST KINO HTKHKT.
DIARIES FOE 1881,
Giving Church Days, Religious Festivals,
Moen's Changes, Ulankc for Weather Recerd,
and much ether useful information, in styles,
New and Nevel.
Fer sale at the Bookstore el
JOHN BAER'S SONS,
15 & 17 NORTH QUEEN ST.,
NEW YEAR CARDS.
Ar Elegant Assortment for sale at the
JOM BAEE'S SOIS,
15&edl7 NORTH QOEEN STREET,
WM. P. FBATTiWTS
MONUMENTAL MARBLE WORKS
758 Nerm yueen Street, Lancaster, Fa.
MONUMENTS, HEAD AND FOOT STONES,
GARDEN STATUARY, v
CEMETERY IAVXS ENCLOSED, Ac.
All work guaranteed and satisfaction gl en
a every particular.
N. B. tfjwcinVhrr, wprtcs at the extreme end
t NertBtJawnrtfrepti mse
i!B 111 no Suite
SATURDAY EVENING, JAN. 1, 1881.
Something About the Many Millions That
Await Claimants in English Banks
si. Y. World.
There are are few subjects mere inter
esting and especially te readers in tbe
new world than that treated by Mr. Ed
ward Preston, of 1 Great College street
Westminster, S. W., the well-known com
piler of "Chamber's Index te Next of Kin,"
in his little volume, "Unclaimed Meney.' '
As te the extent of the work covered in
such an "Index" jt may be said that the
nrrrtTiir rkli,win,y f t,e T.nnrfnn Wm Fm
one year contained some two thousand no
tices. In twenty-six cases the treasury so
licitor advertised for the next of kiu. The
amount of money reverting te the crown
is rarely made public, but in the famous
case of Mrs. Helen Blake, of Kensington.
tbe persenalty alone amounted te $700,000
aud the last Parliamentary return showed
receipts by the Crown of windfalls "
amounting te 303,302. In many ether
cases large rewards were offered fur bap
tismal, marriage and burial certificates.
The descendcuts were advertised for of
the Braats, born in 1778 ane 1782 ; of a
baronet who died in 1724 ; of a couple that
married in 1708 ; of a person who came te
America in 1G83. A cab-driver was want
ed te take possossien of a fortune, a pau
per at IIull te receive 30,000 bequeathed
by a Scottish nobleman. The baptismal
certificate of the son of the Earl of Dcla
mcre was wanted, aud 2e0 were offered
for a clue te the marriage settlement of a
rich man, who, dying suddenty, could only
mutter anxiously, ".Lincoln's Inn i lclds."
There were many people who would " find
it te their advantage" te reveal themselves
some had net been heard of since 1798,
one had fallen heir te 12,000.
On the subject of dormant funds in
Ulinnccry Jlr. 1'resten tells us that since
1725 all money and effects have been given
into the custody of the Bank of England.
In 1829 the total amount of suitors' stock
then in court was nearly 38,000,000. In
1853 the Suitors' further relief act was
passed, by which the Lord Chancellor was
empowered te investigate accounts the
dividends en which bad net been dealt
with for fifteen years or mere and where
he was of opinion that it was net probable
any claim would be made for the same te
make eiders for the appropriation of
future dividends for the benefit of the
suitors, direction being also given for a
similar investigation at the end of every
five years. In 1834 the suitors' stock then
iu court amounted te 4G, 000,000 and there
were 5GG accounts ameuntiug te mere
than 236,000 that had net been dealt
with for fifteen years. On publication of
the list about one-half of the stock was
transferred out of court te successful
claimants. The list of dormant funds
in chancery .printed in the Louden Gazette
in 1872 filled thirty pages and contained
2,500 names, besides which there were
eighty entries of articles at the bank be
longing te suiteis in Chancery, such as
' five chests and one box, marked ' plate
and jewelry ;' " "a box marked, 'diamond
necklace, coronet and ear lings ;' " "a box
containing documents of title, jewels,
trinkets, watches and personal ornaments;"
and the like. The unclaimed funds iu
chancery have been used te lighten the
burden of taxation, and the new law courts
wete built with the unclaimed interest of
Among the instances given of successful
claims upon the government for the ic
fuuding of estates which had reverted te
the crown by reason of persons dying in
testate and leaving no known next of kin,
several are worth quoting. A four line
notice of the death of Mrs. Maria Mangin
Biown iu 1S72 secured 192,535 te four
claimants from Italy. In 18C1 the rela
tives of Brigadier General Geerge Kehler,
who died in Egypt in 1800, obtained his
property iiem the Crown, the
principal ameuutiug te about 3,000 and
the interest te 15,000. Themas Dewell
died intestate in 18-G, leaving an estate of
2,004 ; this the next of kiu recovered 'in
1858, with interest, the vice chancellor
ruling that " the crown had no right te
have money, as it were, wrapped up in a
napkin." In 1842 Mr. Jehn Turner died
intestate, aud when some years later his
estate was claimed, the crown had te re
place 57,000 of stock sold and covered
into the treasury, and pay interest en it at
4 per cent. And se en. There arc also
funds te a large amount lying dormant iu
India, lists of which are regularly pub
lished, while the Crewu agents of the
colonies print schedules of intestates. One
single list in New Seuth Wales contained
150 names, mostly these of miners and ex
plorers, the assets ranging from a few
sovereigns te 4,000. Anether list from
the Cape of Geed Hepe contained 500 en
tries, the sums involved ranging up
te 1,200. Of army prize money, tee,
a large share is i ever claimed ; be
tween 1809 and 1870 the commissioners of
Chelsea hospital received 1,890,451, of
which only 1,122,040 went te claimants.
Naval prize money is net se important an
item as it was in the geed old days as in
1745 when Captain Talbot captured two
Ercnch vessels which yielded 850 a man
te the common sailors, the proprietors of
the privateer throwing iu for 700,000, or
when another bold privatetcers man, Cap
tain Butler landed a 400,000 prize ; or in
17G2, when Captain Pewnall captured the
Hermioue oil" Cadiz, which netted 520,
000, the captain receiving 05,000, the
admiral and commodore dividing a simi
lar sum, and ordinary seamen having each
485 5s. 4d. " Peer Jack" hardly get his
hhare at the capture of Havana in 17G2,
when the admiral obtained nearly 123,
000 and the commodore 24,500, while
12, 000 seamen enlydivided 15,947 between
them. In 1785, it is worth adding, where
a number of East Indianmcn surrounded
a French vessel and made a prize of her
without firing a shot, the passengers and
recruits carried en the vessels claimed a
share, but the former were non-suited, the
court holding that "it was net probable
that these gentlemen who were looking
through the windows with their hair full
dressed struck any terror into the mind of
the enemy." The capture of a slave
dhow affords a small profit nowa
days. In the case of the Asmecn the
captain of the English vessel get
85 18s. and his subordinates smaller
sums down te the eight and sixpenny
share of a boy. One reason why a large
percentage of prize money is never claim
ed, apart from the possibility of the
claimant's death iu later actions, is found
in the long delays that commonly elapse
ere the money is formally awarded. Thus
in the Indian mutiny of 1857, the loot of
Banda and Kirwee amounted te an im
mense sum ; it was net begun te be divid
ed till 1868. The list of the articles looted
is decidedly interesting. At Kirwee the
jewels included 109 diamonds iu a paper:
28 diamond and pearl bracelets ; 6 large f
geici bracelets ; se geld neck chains ; l
pearl necklace 9 strings ; " numerous
ether " pearl, diamond aud ruby necklaces
17 strings of pearls; several diamond
ear-rings; 56 ornaments with precious
tenes: 18 pearl ear ornaments; aiar,
pearl necklaces with emeralds
pearls; 1 armlet with 66 brilliants; 1
diamond necklace with pearls 31 divis
ions ;,29 small pearl necklaces ; 4 geld nose
rings with 4 large pearls ; 2 silver-cased ;
mirrors; 1 diamond necklace in three
strings with brilliant drop and a large
emerald ; two pearl necklaces 190 pearls ;
' numerous " diamond armlets ; 2 bangles,
with 22 bells ; 1 string of 4 large pearls ;
22 diamond rings ; 1 pearl waist-belt ; 31
strings of pearls and 2 diamond bracelets
132 brilliants. Besides, there were 69,-
597 geld Venetian coins, 15,534 mehurs
and 431 sovereigns ; 250 bars and brick of
geld and geld chains and bracelets, valued
at 100,000. with rupees and pice amount
ing te 210,000, and 10,000 worth of sil
ver bullion. AtBandawere found with
many ether things diameud and geld
armlets, geld and coral necklaces, strings
of diamonds, a geld hookah bet with pre
cious stones, and geld mouthpiece, a geld
tray set with precious stones, a diamond
head-piece, an emerald necklace, a d.tgger
set with brilliants, te say nothing of 5 sil
ver umbrellas, 4 silver spears, 1 silver
trumpet, 21 silver sticks, 1 silver punkah.
17 pieces of geld lace, 110 Sewars' blue
coats, a let of watches and musical boxes,
carpets, uniforms, elephants and trappings,
the palace and grounds, bathing ghauts,
houses and gardens, ottugalews, promis
sory notes and securities amounting te
250,000, and ether items. The promis
sory notes were adjudged net te be prize
within the meaning of the proclamation.
In the Dcccan case mere than 8,000,000
were claimed, including such items as
"treasure found at Nassuck, 302.500;"
"the Pei3hwa's money, 387,358;"
"jewels and ether valuables, 298,963;"
" treasure belonging te the Rajah of Nag Nag Nag
pere, 337,500;" "jewels of the Rajah
found iu a drain, 2,500,000;" "arrears
of rent due te the Peishwa from the Nizan
4.373,000," and se en. It was some four
teen years ere these claims were adjusted.
It may be added that many thousands of
pounds of unclaimed soldiers' pay await
distribution, some men having left sums
of 150 and ever te their credit, with no
indication of the relatives' whereabouts.
These of our leaders who are interested
in the Hussar and Captain Kidd'streasuic
enterprises will find geed reading in Mr.
Preslen'3 tenth chapter "Lest at Sea."
The Luxine, a 33-guu ship, which tailed
in 1799 from Yarmouth for theTexcl, was
lest off the Dutch coast with a large
amount of treasure. She was heavily in
sured, and the underwriters paid the
claims aud then undertook salvage, recov
ering 80,000 of specie in the fiist eigh
teen months. Operations were resumed iu
1814 and contained till 1821, but the wreck
had sunk into the sand only a few pieces
of silver rewarding the searchers. In 1822
a company was formed which sank several
thousand pounds without success, and
abortive efforts were continued until 1857
when a storm cleared the wreck in part
and 25,000 worth of geld was brought
up. The Thetis was wrecked in 1830 oil
the Brazilian coast, having onboard 102,
000 in bullion ; the ships en the station
subsequently saved a geed deal of it, for
the crews were awardcd34,800 salvage and
expenses. Anether interesting chapter is
that in " Ileirs-at-Law versus Chanties."
Net the least curious charity mentioned is
that known as "Smith's Peer Kiu." In
1G27 Aldcrjnan Smith bequeathed 1.000
te be invested in laud, the income of
which was te be distributed for the relief
and ransom of captives taken by the Tin k-
is!i pirate.-;, and a similar sum te be simi
larly invested, the income in this case te
be applied te relieving the poorest of the
testator's kindred, "sick, aged and im
potent person, and such as could net
maintain their own charges." The es
tate is new worth 11,000 a year, but the
"peer kiu" have increased proportion
ately. There were four needy relatives iu
1700; in 1830 there were 100; in 1808
there were 412 ; new there are ever 700.
Among these "peer Smiths" are a gen
tleman, a wholesale grescr, a surgeon, a
music master, a retired surgeon and a ic
tircd druggist, the most indigent of
whom has 300 a year; another "peer
Smith" has an income of 440. The
charity commissioners have been directed
te frame a new scheme anil apply a por
tion of the income te general charitable
purposes, whereat the peer Smiths cry
lustily aloud, "Confiscation !"
The unclaimed dividends iu the Bank of
England amount te immense sums. Seme
900,000 of "dividends due aud net de
manded" arc entered in the books, be
sides a nearly equal sum advanced te gov
ernment. Curiously enough, the bank no
longer publishes li.sts it being claimed
that such publication promotes fraud
but confines itself te sending out circulars
te people who seem in its governors' epin
ion likely te be interested. In some cases
dividends have been accruing since 1754.
According te the lists published some forty
years age the representatives of some 30,
000 investors in the Seuth Sea company
were entitled te about 5,500,000 for un
claimed dividends and stock. There is
also some seven or eight millions sterling
in the hands of trustees iu bankruptcy,
representing unclaimed dividends. Still
mere unclaimed money is awaiting the
heirs of owners of prizes iu the state lot
teries of the last century, as appears
from an entry in the aunttal state
ment of the Bank of England.
There is a large sum of money lying
dormant in the form of unexpected
assets. Thus in 1748 one Ashley died, his
estate being settled in 1792. Seme of the
creditors had lest track of the case and
never called for their dividends, and in
1867 the courts were called ou te take some
action with regard te these sums. Simul
taneously a large sum of money unex
pectedly accrued te the estate, and a law
suit arose which was settled iu 187G by
the decision that the dividends of 1792
left unclaimed must (in the absence of any
act of Parliament concerning their dis
position) remain till some one came for
ward aud proved a title te them, while
the newly-accrued fund must be appor
tioned among all the original creditors
these whose debts carried iutcrcst being
entitled te interest from 1792 te 1876, un
less they had left their money iu court, in
which case they could have no interest en
the money se left, but must bear the conse
quences of their ewu neglect. In 18G4a sum
of nearly 150,000 was announced as hav
ing been received for the representatives of
the creditors of an insolvent of 1803 ; in J
1850,1 ull payment was made te the credi
tors of two gentlemen named Proudfeot,.
who failed in 1792 ; and new the heirs of
an insolvent of 1821 have advertised
for his creditors. In conclusion we
may give some of the most strik
ing instances of windfalls recorded by
Mr. Preston. Edward Whitmore, a private
soldier in the Ninth, fell heir te 50,000 un
expectedly ; a soldier in the Ninety-first,
while at Cerk, saw a newspaper adver
tisement for "next of kin," and answer
ing it obtained a fortune of 250,000; a
peer barber at Gloucester came into 350,
003 in like fashion; Mr. Jehn Fergusen,
of Cairnbrook, who died in 1855, left
800,000 in sums of from 1,000 te 50,-000,-teagreat
number of relatives, most
of whom were in humble circumstances ;
a Yerk cabman found himself ene of
eight inheritors te an estate of 150,000
. B. Helmes, an actor of some repute,
died in Philadelphia yesterday of cancer.
That B f tiallagker's.
He TerzeU te Kemev Hte Parler
from the Old Mam's .
The circumstances were as follews: Mr.
Gallagher had te take a train that left at
six-o'clock, and se he arose before day
light te breakfast, and thought he would
put en his thick beets instead of the very
light shoes he had en ever evening. New
it seems that Gallagher's son had worn
the old man's beets while roller skating
and had left the skates en the. beets, and
in the darkness Gallagher didn t netice
this faet as he pulled the beets en, though
he thought the beets felt heavy. He then
groped his way te the head of the stairs,
the skates making no trouble ea the car
pets. Then he started te go down stairs.
He get there. He get there dreadfully sud
den. He was terribly annoyed as he picked"
himself up and said very wicked things m
he started for the dining-room. Break
fast was laid, but only a dim light
was burning. Immediately he set feet en
the polished fleer, Mr. G.'s feet flew into
the air and his head came down with ter
rible force. The wild yell that he gave
brought his wife and mother-in-law from
the kitchen. He arose te his feet, but
they immediately started off in different
directions, and after wrenching his spine
and knee joints terribly in trying te con
trol them they get away, and he jarred
his spinal column the whole length as he
wcut down. "Land of gracious ; this fleer
is oiled !" he reared as he began te make
efforts te rise. "Have you apoplexy or
have you been drinking?" asked his wife
as she strove te assist him te get up.
"Yeu held your jaw, you idiot 1" here
plied, and 'then she let go of him sort of
sudden and dewu he went, bruising him
self in six places. "Gesh," "tunket,"
"drat" and "durn" were words called
into requisition te relieve his mind that
time, and he told his mother-in-law,
who had fallen, laughing, into the chair,
that he hoped she'd meet cows every
time she wcut out. Then he essayed
te rise ence mere and get upon his1
feet. The skates began te slip, but1
he struggled like a here aud clutched the
air wildly te keep his balance. Ne nse.
As he fell forward he wildly grabbed the
table cloth, and as a result yanked the en
tire breakfast upon him. The het tea
scalded him, the pepper get into his eyes,
tlie mustard into his mouth and tue eggs
all ever him. His rries were fearful. They
hauled him from the debris and started te
put him te bed, when they discovered the
rollers. Mr. G was terribly used up,
but he started at ence te find his son, and
the lad's sighing ever his great grief was
heard si blocks away.
On January 17th a deg show will open
iu Pittsburgh, at which some of the finest
dogs in the world will be exhibited. Mr.
J. J. SncIIeubcrg, the owner of a gorgeous
kennel iu Philadelphia, will make a splen
did exhibition of his pure Laventck set
ters, headed by his well-known field trial
winner, Thunder, who took part "in the
recent field trials in this county,
lie will also exhibit May Laverack, who
took the first prize at the Great National
American field trials held at Yinccnnes,
Iudiana, last November.
There arc a large number of fine dogs of
all kinds in this city and county, and
would it net be a geed idea for some of
the owners te get up a deg show in this
city ? A great deal of interest las always
been taken iu canines here and
a hhew would be largely patronized as
owners of dogs in all parts of the county
could be induced te exhibit their animals.
It might be combined with a poultry
show for that matter, and it has been
suggested that te test pubiic interest
in deg breeding a few benches of geed
dogs be included in the coming poultry
What's the iirc sitting all day In the house
with a had eeld or lucking cough when Dr.
Bull's Cough Syrup will euro you in a short
OltilUCST CASH PRICE WILL -BE
JLX PAID If OR EXTRA NICB
Carpets made te order at short notice and
It ire chances In Carpets te redace stock of
6,000 Yiil!! Brnssels Camels,
AT AND BELOW COST.
Crdl and salisly yourself. Alse, Ingrain, Rag
;nd Chain Carpctsinalmestendlessvariety .at
H. S. SHIRK'S'
C ABPBT TTAT.T.
203 WEST BONO STREET,
rAer.it iiASeixas, .
Meesi Window Cornice,
the Cheapest, Simplest and Best in the Market.
Made el Walnut. Meulding three and four
inches wide, and New Patterns. We have them
thirteen different ways, and very low in price.
PINE EBONY AND WALNUT
witli Brass Rings. Ends and Brackets. All
Walnut and Ash Poles complete.
Plain Window Shades,
All Celers and Widths. Hollands, Paper Cur
tains, Fixtutes .Fringes, Cords, Tassels, Leeps,
Picture Nails, Tassel Heeks, Ac.
Opening almost daily New Styles of
FOR THE COMING SPRING.
PHARES W. FRY,
Ne. 57 NORTH QUEEN ST. (
JtOBJES, BLAXXXTJt, 0.
OK2N OF THE BUFFALO BKAD.
ROBES! ROBES 1 1
1 have new en hand the'liABasar.BasTAre
Cheapest Assertmsst of Lined and Unlined
BUFFALO ROBES in tbe city. Alse LAP
AND HORSE BLANKETS of every descrip
Trunks and Satchels, -
Harness, Whips, Cellara, Ac
JWKcpairlng neatly and promptly deae.'M
19SMtrth Omms ML.
BleW Haws, Itekiaff Swlr BM
eases, Serefala,, Scjifcl Mm,
Ulcers, aaJ Swell. pwMTtlr pcr
jtaaeatljaad wasJly;crc4. .
Ccnctnu. RaaeLTKrr fa(tte greatest Meed
outlaw la medicines -Itcaete through the
bowels, liver, kidneys JaadelrlHi-CtmcOTA, a
tint, Itnhlnir and
cuka Se cleanses, heals, aefteaff. wnlteas aad
Beat, tbe only medicinal shwreg seapi are
prepared lrem CcTtccRA- . ,. .
Salt BkcaafaAu - . '
Sirs. Asa R. Brown. Maiden, Massi., ' had Salt
Rheum en body and limbs ter rtht years. Ne
kind of treatment or medicine or doctors did -her
any geed. Limbs se raw and painful that
she waa obliged at times te go about en
crutches. Many et Maiden's best citizens cam
testify te her condition. She despaired of cure
or even relief. Ueedthe Ccticuba.Rgsei.vxht
Internally, and tbe Ccticcra and Ctmcinu.
SOAr externally, and was cured In six month. '
What cures of Uloed and Skin Diseases, aad
Scalp Affections with Lnsa or Ilalr. can cbm-
Sire with these et the Hen. Wra. Win. Taylyr.
osten. State Senater of Massachusetts ; Alder
man Tucker, Bosten ; . A. Steel, esqr, -ua-eage;
F. II. Drake, esq.. Detroit;' H. B. Car
penter, esq., Hendersen, N". T.; Charles Hough Hough
eon, esq., Bosten, and man v ethers, detau of
which mav be had en application te Messrs.
Weeks 4 l'etter, Bosten.
Manuel Munlntz. New Orleans,. La., writes :
"Ne ether can compare with the Ccticuba
Remedks. I have used them In all form for a
severe case or what the doctors called ezema,
wldch was effectually cured In eight weeks."
CuncuR RratKDics are prepared by WKEKS
A POTTER, Chemists and Druggists, 300 Wash
ington street. Bosten, and are for sale by all
Druggists. Price for Cdtxcdka, a Medicinal
Jelly, small boxes, 50 cents; -large boxes, SI.
Ccticura Rkselvkiit, the new Bleed Purifier.
SI per bottle. Ccticvua Medicixai. Tour
SeAr, 25 cents. Ccticcra Mkdicimai. Shavixe
SeAr. 15 cents; in bars ler Barbers aud large
consumers, SO cents.
tSAlt mailed free en receipt of price.
Instantaneous, Economical, Safe.
Treatment fur One Dellar
l'oienou-t catarrhal nutter tilling the nasal
passages rots atruy tbe membranes tissues
and cartilages, eauslng less et smell, Taste
The putrid accumulations drop during sleep
Inte the threat and are swallowed, paralyzing
Taken up by the aboerbents. the virus enter
the bleed, weakening and debilitating every
organ, and generating fatal affections of the
Lungs, Liver and Kidneys.
Strike at the roots of this gigantic disease.
Cleanse, purify and heal the membrane lining
the nasal passages, ana then, by constitutional
treatment, neutralize the poison In the bleed
and ether fluids.
.Sahverd s Radical Cunt, with Impkevbd Is
haLkh and Catarrhal Selvkjct, reaches every
Jtart of the aTectcd system, cleansing, . purify
ng nnd restoring. It is radicil und permanent.
It is economical and safe. Try it before It is
Price, with Improved Inhaler, Catarrhal
Selvxht. Treatise and Directions, $1. sold
Cellins' Voltaic Electric riasters.
The Electro-Galvanic Battery attached te
Cellxxh' VoLTAieEucuraioPLAaTEita is warrant
ed superior te every $3 Battery before the pub
lic, and Is a positive cure for Rheumatism,
Neuralgia, Liver, Kidney and Urinary Dis
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Te Nerveu-4 Hutlercrs The Urcut Euro Eure
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eorrhea, Seminal Weakness. Impotency, and nil
diseases resulting from Self-Abuse, as Mental
Anxiety. Less of Memery, Pains in Back or
Side, and diseases that lead te Consumption;
Insanity and an early grave. The Specific
Medicine is being used with wonderful success.
Pamphlets sent tree te all. Write for them and
get full particulars. Price, Speeille. $1 per
package, or six packages for $5. J. B. SIMP
SON MEDICINE COMPANY. Nes. 101 and VOU
Main Street, Buffalo, X. V. Address all orders
II. B. COCHRAN, Druggist, Sele Agent,
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1 A Pleasant, Safe, Speedy and Sure Remedy for
V Crta fVitirriiat llnnmnnnait luflimn IhI1
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Bronchitis, Whooping Cough, Spit
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the Lungs, am all Dbeases or
the Chcstand Air Passages.
Tiiis valuable preparation combines all the
medicinal virtues of these articles which long
experience has proved te possess the most
.nfe and efficient qualities ter the cure of all
kinds of Lung Diseases. Price 23 cent'. Pre
pared only and sold by
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WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DRUGGIST
NO. 9 KAST KINU STRJsET. elS-tfd
COUGH NO MORE I
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A CERTAIN, AFE AXD EFFECTUAL
COUGHS, COLDS, SORE THROAT, ;
HOARSENESS ASTHMA, BRONCHITIS,
WHOOPIXU COUGH, PAIN IN THE
SIDE' OR BREAST, ' , '
And all Discuses of the , ,-. ,.
THROAT AND LUNCffl!''
Fer. the relict of Ceuumptives In all stages
of the disease. Fer sale only at ' V '
HULL'S DEUG STOKE
Ne. 15 WEST KING STREET,
INVALIDS TAKE NOTICE..
5EAKLY 3,000 PERS05S
have placed themselves nndcr my charge dur
ing the last three years la Reading aad this
city. I One-half of them at least were called in
curables. 'Chronic cases of Dyspepsia, Cea
sumptien. Rheumatism, and ether ufllletieii.
Nearly all reported tbe same story, viz : I have
tried) many doctors and quack- medicines, aad
all in! vain. I am discouraged. While curing tb
sick In these two cities eyer 1.000 deaths have
occurred in ether physicians' practice, and, Het
a halt-dozen In mine. Won't you In person at
my offices) or by letter investigate my reawrk-
able cares. Men and women." Ick ler years, warn
under my practice In a few days or weeks
enrcd. Send or call and get a 12-page paaaaa- i
let (free), centainlnr tbe names of people t&aa .
rapidly restored te health here In Lancaster.- e
All cared by placing my inexpensive medJciaes
en the outside et the body. Ne poisons used .
and nedrugs, syrups jiite, powders, bitters; ' ,
or ether such vile stub placed In the stomach., t rrj
Conrullatient ami Examinations Free at my ' rl '-
m-... mm - - -- tinwa IS si l nnnnrl aaaafcaaa - 4
ler cents. Cure Quick for Catarrh sent te any
address in the United States ferWeeais ' '-U
DR. O. A. QB1BN1, : 1
(33 Tears Experience), 6 xc
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