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THE PITTSBURG DISPATCH, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 1889.
WORLD OF SPORTS
An Authority Talks About
.v ITS GOOD AND BAD EFFECTS
Local Opinions About the McAuliffe
and Myers Battle,
INTERESTING BASEBALL GOSSIP.
How the "Western Lightweight Was e
ceired at His Home.
GENERAL SPOETIKG KEWS OF THE DAT
Sam Hyams, the popular poolseller on
baseball games, has contracted to leave this
city and go to Denver, Col. He will become
a member of the firm to be established by
John Loomis in that Colorado city, and the
fact is Sam is very loth to go out of Pitts
burg. There is another fact, and that is
many of the many thousands of local baseball
enthusiasts regret his departure,
Hyam's leaving this city prompts many in
teresting thoughts. He is one of the best In
formed sellers on baseball games that probably
has been in Pittsburg; but this is not the great
feature of his departure. His leaving means
that the exciting times that there used to be on
"score or no score" will no more be in Pittsburg.
Inquiries of the strictest kind have proven
that for a few years at least no pools, no matter
what tbej relate to, will be allowed in this city.
For some time past the hope has been ex
pressed that that poolselling business in a baseball-selling
way would be tolerated; bnt all
hopes have been blighted, and the crowds of
cranks who thronged the poolrooms last season
must now be satisfied that they must make
their wagers in private.
WILL THE BETTING DECLINE.
The Question among the local enthusiasts is
will the absence of a public poolroom prevent
the betting on the games that used to be last
season? On this question many opinions were
collected by the writer yesterday afternoon
During the canvass it was instructive to learn
the diversity of notions as to whether or not
betting on baseball would decrease at all. Rep
resenting the pool sellers, perhaps Ed Lowry
spoke more logically than anybody else. He
"Of course I am of opinion that pool selling
of any kind will not be allowed for a long time
to come in Pittsburg, but I question whether or
not bettinc in its vicious character will be
stopped. Now, on this point I want to make
myself very clear, because the time will
assuredly come when the public will
discern the difference between betting
publicly and betting in private
grottos, or what I term irresponsibly. The pool
rooms have been stopped, but the betting spirit
has not been extinguished. This means that
bets v, ill be made in a way that any amount of
encouragement will be given to '"Welsbers,"
that is. people v. ho hold stakes and disappear
null them. Take baseball for instance, there
are hundreds of people who will, under any
circumstances, bet on results. No law will
stop these people from betting one with an
other. You may lock them in a church and
they .will have the schedule of games, and, de
pend upon it, they vi ill discover means to make
a bet about every club for any day. In their
efforts to make bets clandestinely, it is likely
THET -WOULD COEBtTTT PEOPLE
in the church, that is if an honest wager can
corrupt anybody. I mention this to show that
the spirit of betting, or wagering, particularly
on nascbsll, cannot be killed except we con.
vince the people that they must not bet. It
follows then that as long as the desire to bet
exists betting ought to be regulated, just as the
vending of many articles, v. ben used to excess
are injurious, are regulated. Betting without
regulation, or under absolute laws of prohibi
tion, develops into the most vicious forms of
robbery and swindling: simplv because the en
tire business is considered illegal. The sense
ot illegality prevents honest men from being
responsible sponsers in the business, and the
spirit to bet on a populargame is so strong that
the people who are so enthusiastic because of
an honest love for the game it ill risk a bet un
der any circumstances.
"These ideas have been gathered by me dur
ing a busy career in many places both East
and West. Of couse I couldn't sell pools in
Pittsburg next season if the law allowed it, but
1 do say that the honesty of baseball cannot be
made better by the prevention of public bet
ting or speculative transactions. Why, I am
prepared to bet that a bet on an every-day
baseball game between two professional clubs
is more honest than any lottery in which we
participate in a church. The very men who
assume to stop a public wager on a baseball
game are those generally who risk
all the little money they have
and all that their friends own on
the turn of the political wheel. Tell me which
is the most honest? Two honest baseball nines
in the field, or two blooded and majestic horses
strugcling for supremacy, or two representa
tives of two political parties running for office
Why in the two former we get what is fair, no
matter what we lose: but in the last named
thousands of dollars are lost, and I need tell
nobody as to bow the money was lost. I am a
poolseller, and I state that as long as the public
want to bet there will be betting, and the
stronger that the law to prohibit is, the greater
will be the swindling."
A young gentleman identified with a bank in
this city, and a baseball crank, said: "I never
jet found in Pittsburg any intention to swindle
liy poolroom proprietors except once. These
people excepted tried once one afternoon and
tailed, because the game was too square.
They skipped out at an hour's notice. How
ever, I confess that I have bet hundreds of
dollars in the poolrooms that I would not nave
bet if no poolrooms had been there. They are
"Would you, in the absence of poolroom,
bet a friend a S10U bill on the street if you
thought you could name the winner of a ball
game?" was asked.
"Most certainly I would, poolrooms or no
poolrooms. I will still bet if I think I can
It's All Bosh.
President Soden was in an unusually jolly
frame of mind when I met him this afternoon.
He bubbled over with merriment when I al
luded to this morning's dispatch from Philadel
phia stating that the League had served notice
upon him that Johnny Ward must not be tam
"Bosh!" he exclaimed; "the League has no
more to do with Ward than you have."
"I see that Hewitt is going to Europe to
meet Ward," I said. "Won'tyou or Billings go.
"Oh, no, I don't believe Hewitt will go, and I
am sure no one of ns will. We do not need to
pull any wires. Ours are pulled; were pulled
"Then there's no news to-day?"
Walter Burnham. the father of the new At
lantic League, happened along just then. He
is very sanguine over the prospects of the or
ganization, and says that it will undoubtedly
consiot of Worcester, Lowell. Hartford, New
Haven. Newark. Jersey Citv, Wilkesbarre and
Scranton, though Eastou is trying to get the
Mr. Burnham finds popular interest at high
pitch in the cities named. Aeio iTork Herald.
A Sensational Sale.
Lnntoios, Kr, February 14. A sensa
tional private sale was consummated here this
afternoon, when Mr. John E. Madden, of this
city, closed a contract with Jlr. W. H- Bead
ing, of Havana, Cuba, for the 4-year-old trot
ting filly Bosque Bonlta, by Macey's Hamble
touian, at 10.000.
The filly was one of the wonders of the Ken
turkv trotting turf last year. At Paris she
trotted a heat in 22 which is the fastest
mile ever trotted over a half-mile track by a 3-jear-olo.
I.ookins for a. Fight.
Representatives of young Shea, the Wheel
ing bantam pugilist, were in the city last night
trying to arrange a match for a battle between
Shea and Joe Ridge. The latter or his friends
, could not be seen. Tommy Hogan's backers,
bow ever, were on hand and offered to match
H'ican to ficht Shea at 112 pounds, with or
without gloves, under any rules, for $500 a tide.
If a match cannot be made between Ridge and
bhea it is likely that Hogan and Shea wilfmeet.
Polo Grounds Doomed.
rSPFCUI. TXXECBAX TO TUB BtSP A.TCII.1
New Yoke. February It Work was begun
in earnest to-day putting One Hundred and
Eleventh street through the Polo Grounds.
The baseball clubhouse was put on wheels and
moved otr the lino of the street. The indica
tions still crow stronger that the New York
.rounds nf next season will be at ht. George.
Buten Island. "
How the Western Lieut Weleht Was Re
ceived at Strentor.
Steeatob, III., February 14. The Myer
contingent arrived home from the battlefield
about 5 o'clock this evening. They were met
at the depot by an immense crowd of citizens of
all grades and professions. Myer jumped Into
a hack and was daveu to Kennedy's place, fol
lowed by tho crowd, which pressed In and
around the building. Everybody was anxious
to catch a glance of the champion, for so they
recant him. Billy shook hands with as many as
possible, and soon went to his father's home,
where he spent the evening. Ho shows but lit
tle marks of punishment, and expressed him
self as feeling well, except a little soreness.
Lees sassbewas as fresh at the endot the
fljht as at the beginning, which is corroborated
by otherswho s&v that be chatted and joked
all the way home on the train, showing no signs
of exhaustion whatever.
There is a deep and bitter discontent among
Mver's friends about the decision of the referee
in declaring the fight a draw. The opinion is
unanimous that it was entirely unwarranted
and unjust, and that Myer would assuredly
have won the fight had the contest been per
mitted to go on. Myer.it IS said, intended to
fight a defensive fight, because of the immense
amount of money staked on him by poor
people, who could not afford to lose it. He did
not feel that he ought, to venture in aggressive
tactics, and take the risk of a knock-out blow,
while these interests depended upon him. He
was prepared to fight a hundred rounds if need
dc. ana regulated nimseii accordingly, juyer
said to a friend on the way borne that he in
tended to challenge McAuliffe to a finish fight
through the Sporting Club, of Jban Francisco.
Lees expressed the opinion that McAuliffe
would not meet Myer again under any circum
stances, though there might be a lot of bluster.
The clamor here is all for another meeting.
THEY CANNOT AGREE.
and President Brnth Fail to
Come to Terms.
Indianapolis, February 14. The fact is
verified that Jack Glasscock and President
Brush, of the ball club, cannot agree "on terms
as manager. Glasscock was offered 2,500 as a
player and $1,000 extra to serve as captain and
manager. He wanted $3,500, but insisted that
it should be $3,000 as a player and 500 for man
aging. This would place him in excess of the
$2,500 limit fixed by the League classification,
he being a Class A man, and to this Brush
would not consent. Glasscock is afraid he will
not be a success as a manager, and bence his t
scheme to strengthen bis salary as as a player.
He writes to friends here that the only two
League clubs observing the classification and
salary limit are Indianapolis and Washington.
There continues to be talk that Frank Ban
croft will be selected as manager, but only as a
probability. President Brush reports that the
playing nine will open tho season the same as
last year, and there does net seem much dispo
sition to make any changes save to add Pitcher
Getzein, if he can be had.
A Remarkable Rabbit.
There is a large white male Angora rabbit that
hops about the Rambo House stable yard that
excites considerable attention from the fact
that. Instead of seeking safety upon the ap
pearance of any strange dog in the yard, it at
once becomes pugnacious and attacks the in
truding canine. The rabbit was as timid as
any other representative of its species when it
was placed in the 'yard several months ago to
keep company with a large handsome St, Ber
nard dog that is familiarly known by the name
of Topsy. A friendship sprang up at once be
tween the two, and their daily romps together
surprise everyone visiting the hotel.
The other day a well-known physician en
tered the yard accompanied by a very large
dog. He saw the rabbit and dog at play, and
was greatly surprised and amused to seethe
rabbit catch the dog by the throat and shake it
vigorously. He expressed doubts that the rab
bit would attack his doc in the same manner.
and, upon being assured it would, urged his
dog on. The dog made a spring at the rabbit,
which was on the alert, and secured its favorite
grin upon the dog's throat, where it duns,
midst the howls of the dog, until compelled to
let go its hold. Norrittown Times,
Abont the Bl Battle.
The opinions of the local sports yesterday re
garding the Myers-McAuliffe fight were varied
The general opinion was that the affair had
been honorably carried out. Mike McDonald
being referee seemed to convince everybody
that matters baa been fair. The abilities of
the fighters were criticised, however, and few
people would believe that a battle could last
more than four hours it both men wanted to
win. There were many, however, who spoke
bichlv of the tactics and general pugilistic
abilities of Myers.
New Orleans Races.
New Orleans, February 14. It rained all
the afternoon, and the track was heavy.
First race, four f urlonjrs Macauley won in 57
seconds. Gray Fox second. Breakdown third,
becond race, four and a half furlongs Little
jjms won inl:0?, Latnont second, MIlecK tnlrd.
Third race, live-eighths or a inlle Reicardless
tron lnl:li;, Henry Hardy Second, Jlollle Hardy
Fourth race, seven-eighths of a mile Hollvwood
won in 1:41, Ked Leaf second, Countess third.
A Braddock Battle.
William Sherman, the big colored fellow who
stood before Pat Farrell four rounds last win
ter, and another big colored man named John
son, fought four fierce rounds in the McCaulay
Rink, Braddock. last evening, before an audi
ence of about 100. The latter was completely
knocked out. The police attempted to enter
just as the contest had warmed up and a gen
eral scramble to get out ensued, some making
their exit through the roof of the building.
Srnnlpy Still In (be Lend.
New Yobk, February 14. At 11 o'clock to
night the women bicycle riders had in the 30
hours of actual riding made these scores:
Stanley, 3SS: Baldwin. 35S; Von Blumcn, 371;
Woods, 272; suallor, S27; Lewis. 319; Hart, 290;
Oakes. 313; Armalndo, 172; McShane, 232;
Brown, 17a Score 1 A. m.: Stanlev. 414; Bald
win, 36S: Von Blnmen, 396; Woods. 291: Suallnr.
349; Lewis. 33S; Hart. 307; Oakes, 340; Armalndo,
271; McShane, 245; Brown, 1S5.
Selllngr the Trotter.
Lexetgton, Kt., February 14, At Brasfield
4 Co.'s horse sale here to-day there was a large
attendance, and SO head sold for S28.SS5. Only
one horse brought as much as 2,000, that one
being Glenwood by Nutwood, dambyAlcade,
he going to K. E. Frost. Worcester, Mass.. for
2,010. J. E. Clav, Paris. Ky., bought Jocose
by Princeps, dam by Hamlet, for $1,610.
A Fake Alleged.
Chicago, III., February It A claim was
made to-night that the Myers-McAuliffe fight
was fixed, the men willing to save stakes and
divide the gate-money, which amounted to
11.200. McAuliffe was around to-night, with
not a mark on him except a very slight scratch
on the chin.
Sprlnsfleld All Right.
SFKESQFIEI.D, ,Ov February It At the
meeting ot the Springfield Baseball Association
this evening the organization was completed
and the stock reported as nearly all taken.
Walter Genesee, of Chicago, was chosen as the
manager of the team for the coming season.
"Same old thing." Headline of McAullffe
Myers fight in Cincinnati Enquirer.
It is stated that John Kelly has resolved to
empire for the Association next season.
About 200 young and old horses passed
through the city last evening to be sold at the
"One afraid, the other dare not." Headline
of the New York Herald account of the Mc-Anliffe-Myers
Me. A. W. Rhi-ehaet. Secretary of ihe Oak
land Athletic Club writes to the effect that the
club may cet grounds. Another official said
that the club wouldn't.
Bmt Dacey challenges either Jack Mc
Auliffe or Billy Myers for a battle to determine
the lightweight championship of the world.
He will meet the first man who responds, un
der any rule.
The fact that poolsellers have over and over
again been discharged by the police courts
when arrested by the police, on the claim that
they acted onlv as common carriers in receiv
ing money to be wagered at the race counsel.
out of the city, has annoyed District Attorney
Fellows. Yesterday he wrote to the Police
Board: "The purpose then of the poolsellers
in resorting to the fiction of acting as agents
for the would-be bettor, to place' his money at
the race course, is to evade the law by a trick,
and the kind of evidence the police should ob
tain in making these arrests is evidence that
will satisfy reasonable men that the form of
the transaction is a mere trick to evadn the
Oar Great Ribbon Sale.
100 cartons of brand new, all silk gros
grain, ottoman edge ribbons, at less than
half price No. 9, T2J4c; Ho. 12, 15c; No.
16, 18c; No. 22, 20e; colors, black, white,
cream and new art shades. The biggest
ribbon sale ever known in this city and the
best bargains. Jos. Hoene & Co.'s
Penn Avenue Stores.
French fatlnrs, 23c to ST"" a Yard.
"Down East" they ask 40 aud 45 cents for
same quality and styles; buy here and save
Jos. Horne & Co.'s,
Penn Avenue Stores.
HE IS BURIED DEEP.
Giant Colonel Goshen's Last Wishes
Faithfully Carried Out.
TROUBLES OP THE UNDERTAKER
Commissioned to Bury One of the Largest
Hen of Modern Times.
THE C0EPSE TOO LARUE FOE A HEAESE,
And the Everyday Clothes of Deceased loo Email to
Close Around Him.
Colonel Goshen, the late giant of circus
and museum fame, was buried yesterday.
Considerable curiosity was aroused among
his neighbors, and nearly all of them at
tended the funeral. The undertaker had a
number of difficulties to overcome. No
mishap occurred, although one at least was
hopefully anticipated by the spectators.
Colonel Goshen weighed 588 pounds and his
coffin measured eight feet by three, being
too large for any hearse.
rsrXCIAI. TKLXOBAM TO THE DISPATCH.l
New York, February 14. The funeral
of Colonel Buth Goshen, Barnnm's biggest
giant, who died last Tuesday on his farm,
took place this morning. There was talk of
a big display, but the Rev. James LeFevre,
into whose church Colonel Goshen had been
received since his illness declared that he
wouldn't officiate unless the preparations
were of a simple nature. Besides, Colonel
Goshen himself had wished the ceremony to -be
quiet. His only other wish was to be
buried 'deep. So it was arranged to hold a
quiet service in the farm house.
Undertaker A. V. Van Doren. of Middle-
bush, and a dozen neighbors came early to
the house. Colonel ,Uoshen weizhea oba
pounds, as attested by a merchant who had
weighed him recently, and it was found no
easy task to clothe the body. After half an
hour's .unavailing efforts the undertaker
finally succeeded in bringing tho clothing
together in front ot him by splitting it down
the back. The dress selected was one tarn
iliar to museum goers a long blue coat,
with imitation astrachan collar and cuffs,
black satin waistcoat with brass buttons,
and black broadcloth trousers with red
THE CEOJVD IS ON TIME.
By the time the clothing had been ar
ranged a crowd had gathered ami an under
taker from New Brunswick had come to
'offer advice. The cloth-covered chestnut
coffin, made by a Bowery firm, was placed
outside, on the brick wall leading to the
gate. Its top measurement was 3x8 feet,
and it wouldn't go through the door. The
body lay indoors, on a stage ot planks nine
feet long. Four men, after much labor,
raised the body a little and slipped a broad
carpet sling under the waist, fitted at the
ends with stout poles. The arms were tied
down and the lees were firmly strapped to
gether with a horse's girth in such a way as
to offer handles to two men, one on each
side. The nine-foot stage, with the body on
it, was then carried outside and placed on
the porch, at right angles with the coffin.
Here an interesting discussion arose. The
New Brunswick undertaker wanted to place
the stage over the coffin, lift up the body,
withdraw the planking, and let the body
down into the coffin. Mr. Van Doren had
arranged for eight men to carry the body by
the straps and iron rods to the coffin and
lower it. Each presented his argument, and
the pallbearers and guests who had arrived
gathered round and took part id the dis
cussion. NO MISHAP OCCURS.
Mr. Van Doren finally had his way, and
the body was carried to the coffin and laid in
it without mishap. The Colonel's chestnut
wig was then carefully adjusted over his
kinky hair. An attempt to remove the sling
from under him failed, so the rods were cut
off and the carpet was left in the coffin. Then
the coffin was hoisted upon boxes and left
exposed until after the services.
The people who attended the funeral
seemed to have been prompted by curiosity.
There were no tears, and there was some
subdued merriment at the predicaments
that Undertaker Van Doren found himself
in. at every turn. The Rev. James LeFevre
read the burial service in the house, while
au iuic uunu jucu vu tue iciuiuua uuiaiuc
Colonel Goshen had told him, the minister
said, that in early life he had been a ship
carpenter, and that he had wished many a
time he had never abandoned it for the
show business. Mr. LeFevre added that
Colonel Goshen was born a Hebrew and
died a Christian. Colonel Goshen had told
him he was born in the Isle of Man, and
that almost all the members of his family
were in New Zealand. The only relative
who attended the funeral was Colonel
Goshen's adopted daughter.
THE HEAESE TOO SMALL.
The great coffin was put in the undertak
er's wagon, as the hearse was too small. It
was pushed up to the front, and the driver
sat at one end of it The other end extend
ed about a foot out of the back ot the
wagon. It was a bitterly cold morning, but
a good many people went in carriages and
on foot to Cedar Grove Cemetery, and
watched with expectant interest the lower
ing ot the coffin into the biggest grave any
of them had ever seen, but no accident hap-
Colonel Goshen made a will in favor of
his stepdaughter, Mrs. Henry Sylvester.
William H. Wyckoff tended "him during
his sickness, and Mr. Wyckoff said that
Colonel Goshen gave him a deed for part of
his property, forgave him a debt of $500
and presented him with jewelry. Neigh
bors spent this afternoon searching the Colo
nel's papers to find proof of the statements.
It is said that Mrs. Sylvester may try to re
cover any property Colonel Goshen may
hove given to Mr. Wyckoff.
Tber Elect Officers.
The Southside Driving Park Association
at a special meeting last night assessed the
members $10 each to meet current expenses,
and then elected the following officers:
President, Dr. M. A. Arnholt; Vice Presi
dent and Treasurer, John'Nusser; Secre
tary, Dr. Ht A. TJlrich; Directors, John
Bentz, Wm. Cowan, Win. Noble, Jr., and
Dr. H. K. O'Connor.
Remembering; the Dcnd.
At a well-attended meeting of the Yonng
Men's Republican Tariff Clnb, last night,
resolutions of condolence were passed on
the death of George A. Morrow, a late mem
ber, and it was decided to send a delegation
to attend the funeral.
la It Bntteryf
William Dreybret and William Stamm,
of Allegheny, had a wrestling match last
week, Stamm was thrown and broke his leg.
He claims Dreybret kicked him. Yester
day Mrs. Stamm had Dreybret arrested for
assault ana battery.
A Fearful Dentiu
It is reported that Charles Evans, a brake
man at the Edgar Thomson furnaces at
Braddock, was found badly frozen yester
day morning near his home at Turtle Creek,
and has since died.
A Little Blaze.
An alarm from station 38 last evening,
about 6 o'clock, was caused by a small fire
in the engine room of Charles Ott's brick
yard, on Bluff street. No damage.
WIGGINS Thursday, February 14. at 10
t. m., Philip Wiggins, in the 8lst year of his
Funeral services at his late residence, 60
Montgomery avenue. Allegheny City, Pa., on
Saturday, February 16, at 2.30 p. St. Inter
ment private, 2
NOT A THING TO HIDE.
Continued from First Page.
last fall. "Had certain conditions been
eliminated from the campaign," ho says,
"we wonld have won a decisive victory."
So far as he is individually concerned, he
has no regrets at laying down his trust. He
thinks the defeat of the Democracy is to be
deplored because of tbo injury resulting to
the public interests, but personally he ex
periences a profound sense of relief at the
prospect of speedv release from the ordeal to
which he has been exposed during the past
The strain has been so great that no man of
less robust health and rugged vitality could
have withstood it. One ot the most trying lea
tares of his position has been that in the dis
charge of hit official duties be has been
called upon so frequently to offend persons
whoso friendship and good opinion he valued.
Mr. Cleveland's sympathies are warm and
easily roused. The insensibility with which he
has so often been accused is a supposed trait of
character which has no existence.
He has often hesitated between personal in
clinations and his sense of what was exacted ol
him by the dignity ef his position, the interests
of the public and his oath of office. He has
had to fleht for the right at almost every step
of his official progress, and he is naturally
tired of the continuous wear and tear of the
It is an open secret that he accepted the
Democratic nomination last summer with gen
nine reluctance and after earnest efforts to es
cape it. His snDDOsed political aspirations for
the futuro do not exist. There is no rivalry on
his part between himself and anybody else. "I
am in no one's way," he says. "I shall be de
lighted to be relieved of tho cares of the Presi
dency. On the 4th of March next, on nnrelr
personal grounds, there will bo no happier man
in the United States."
CIVII. SERVICE REFOESI.
With reference to the civil service system ho
is as firm and decided as in his views on the
tariff question. (He believes that civil service
reform has come to stay. Ho has treated it
solely as a practical question, and has been
much hampered and embarrassed by the vaga
ries of sentimental reformers and theoristswho
havo been continually urging him to so do this
or that for mere sensational effect which he
did not regard as iudicions. He endeavored to
give the civil service scheme a fair triaLand ex
presses himself as fully satisfied with the re
sults. There may be differences of opinion as to de
tails, but he thinks the examinations are, on
the whole, about the best test of merit that can
be devised. It is certainly far preferable to
the spoils system, and be has no fear that it
will degenerate into a mere bureaucracy. The
worst type of bureaucracy was developed under
uiu spoils HyBLeiu ui furiucr iiuuiiiusiiaiiuus.
AVhan Mr. Cleveland dime into office he found
the department filled with incompetents who
had found a permanent lodgment therethrough
His doubt is whether sufficient clearing has
been done to subserve the best Interests of the
Government and to give a wider scope for civil
service reform, through its methods in filling
tbo places of inefficient men. The President
recognizes fully the feeling of the' great mas3
of Democratic officeseekers, who expected
place and recognition, and the disappointment
and irritation which resulted from his inability
to satisfy them.
SORRY, BUT CAN'T HELP IT.
It is a matter of deep regret to him that he
couiu not ao so, nut no uaa a nigncr puouc
duty to perform, the purification and elevation
of the public service, and tho elimination from
party policies as far as possible of the degrad
ing use of "patronage," an evil which has
grown to gigantic proportions, and was steadily
increasing. He is very.earnest in advocacy of
the civil service systenTas being a thoroughly
practical reform, and in no sense undemo
cratic. He thinks the work of his administration has
fixed this reform as a permanent feature of
government and that no party can afford to an
tagonize it openlv. So far as his own status In
tho party as affected by his attitude in the civil
service Question is concerned, it tnav be said
that he regards himself as a better Democrat
tban many of his critics.
The President is especially gratified at the
effect of bis administration on the prosperity
and happiness of the Southern people, both
black and white. He believes in making no
distinctions between any of -the sections, aud
he deprecates strongly the revival of animosi
ties which were supposed to be dead and
buried. He is satisfied that the race problem
can be worked out by the people of that sec
tion without outside interference.
A UNITED CABINET.
He speaks in terms of grateful appreciation
of the hearty and united support accorded him
by the members of his Cabinet. The adminis
tration, it must be conceded, will go down in
history as unique, in the fact that all its mem
bers have pulled together from beginning to
end, and no personal jealousy or resentments
have marred the harmony of its deliberations.
Every member of It has been . hard working,
energetic and wholly devoted to the public in
terests, and every department presents an
enviable record of important reforms and
economies accomplished, and of substantial re
sults in the effort to promote the public good.
No breath of scandal or taint of corruption
has attached to any branch of the public ser
vice. In view of the jobbery andscheming
that permeated every department of the pub
lic service under former regimes, and which
seemed to have become a permanent feature
of official life in Washington, no more honor
able epitaph could be applied to the admin
istration now drawing to a close than the em
phatic declaration of the President to the
writer, "We have nothing to. hide."
THE SMITH-GREEN MURDER TRIAL
Will bo Finished To-Dny, and Will bo the
Shortest on Record.
rSPr-CTAT. TELIGRAM TO THE DISPATCH.l
Greensbubo, February 14. The testi
mony in the Smith-Green murder trial
closed to-night at 9 o'clock. The murder
trial has been one of the shortest ever held
in this county. It created a good deal of
interest among the inhabitants of Jeannette,
the town in which the murder was commit
ted. In his testimony the defendant stontly
denied the killing. The most damaging
witness against the prisoner was Joseph
Johnston, the owner of the famous shanty
at Jeannette. He testified that he saw
Smith deliberately shoot Green. Oliver
Lemon, the cashier of the First National
Bank of Pittsburg, went on the stand this
evpnint and testified tn tlip trnnA nhn-rvnte
of the defendant. He was in the employ of
Mr. Lemon for a number of vears. and the
latter stated that Smith was a quiet and
peaceable young man.
Ex-Governor Latta, the leading counsel
for the defense, addressed the jury for the
defense, and was followed by District At
torney Ogden. Judge Hunter will deliver
his charge to the jury in the morning. It
is the impression that Smith will be con
victed of murder in the first degree.
A WOMAK'S BRUTAL TREATMENT.
A Husband Assists Two Men to Abuno His
Wifo This Morning.
Shortly before 1 o'clock this morning
Martin Farrell, William Marquis and Frank
Gallagher, of the Eleventh ward, went to
the house of the former, at the corner of
center avenue ana Arthur street, and pro
ceeded to abuse Mrs. Farrell. They
knocked her down, beat her and while lying
on the floor robbed her of $87. .
The officers in the Eleventh ward station
had heard the racket, and rushing over
found the men beating the woman. They
found Gallagher in the act of striking
her as she was lying almost insensE
ble on the floor. Mrs. Farrell's
husband was assisting in the
brutal treatment. The officers arrested the
men and in the hat of Marquis they found
$57, and $10 was stowed away in his under
shirt. The woman's injuries are serious,
but she will recover from the ill-treatment!
No Kevndn State Lottery Yet.
Virginia City, February 14. Nearly
complete returns from the connties in the
State show that amendment in the Consti
tution authorizing State lottery was de
feated by about 500 votes.
The Twenty-eighth ward Democrats placed
the following ticket in the field last night:
Select Council, James Dolan; School Di
rectors, Bernard Krug, Sr., and J. J.
Dislocated His Leg.
John "Walton, a puddler in Oliver Bros.
& Phillips' South Tenth, street mill, fell
over a wire ball yesterday, dislocating his
leg. He was taken to the Homeopathic
Will Bun Inderrndent.
The Bepublicans of the Eighth ward nom
inated J. S. Lambie and J. P. Hannan for
Select Council last 'night. Hannan with
drew and said he would runindependest.
A FEENCH SURPRISE.
A Ministerial Measure is Defeated in
the Chamber, and
THE CABINET AT ONCE EESIGNS.
General Boulangcr Issues a Glowing Mani
festo, in Which
HE BOLDLY CLA1JI8 ALL THE GL0RI.
No Change In the Situation at Samoa and Every
The French Ministry was defeated yester
day in its advocacy of a progressive meas
ure. The Cabinet immediately resigned,
much to the surprise, even, of those who
voted against the measure. General Bou
langer, who had remained passive, at once
issued a manifesto to his constituents, claim
ing all the credit for the defeat of the Gov- j
ernmeut. Latest advices from Samoa say
that everything is juiet there.
Paris, February 14. The French Min
istry was defeated to-day on its proposition
to revise the Constitution, and immedi
ately resigned. The Chamber of Deputies
was crowded. The Prince of Wales and Lord
Lytton, the British Ambassador, occupied
scats in the diplomatic gallery. Baron
Macken, President of the Bight, moved to
adjourn the debate on the revision question
one week. He declared that the Bight de
sired a complete revision as well as the dis
solution of the Chamber. A delay of one week
would enable the Government to decide in re
gard to dissolution.
Premier Floquct refused to entertain the
motion, stating that the Government could not
consent to dissolve tho Chamber.
Baron Macken's motion was rejected 375 to
Count de Douvillo Maillefoue moved the in
definite postponement of the revision debate
and said: '!Thc olectoral period virtually begins
to-day. Let us leave to the people the duty of
indicating what kind of a revision they desire.
Let us not lose time in discussing a question
that is in no wise definite. Instead of pursuing
a policy of egotism let us return to a policy of
THE MINISTRY DEFEATED.
Premier Floquct, replying reminded the
House that the Government was pledged to
make the revision proposal the immediate older
of the day after the scrutin d'arrondisscment
Dill. At the conclusion of M. Floquet's re
marks a division was taken and the motion was
adopted by a vote of 307 to 218.
The resignation of the Ministrywas a com
plete suprise to the chamber. M. 'Floquet had
said nothing Implying an intention to make a
motion to adjourn a Cabinet question. Both
the Left and the Right were unaware bow the
Ministry would regard the vote. The majority
included the members of the Right and a
number of Opportunists. After the adjourn
ment the Ra'dical Left and the Extreme Left
held a meeting and sent delegates to' M.
Floquet to express regret at the fall of the
Cabinet and congratulate the retiring Premier
upon the firmness of the position that ho had
President Carnot, after the Ministers bad
tendered their resignations,sent for M. Mllline.
the President of the Chamber of Deputies, and
subsequently had a conference with M. Le
rojer. President of the Senate. A rumor was
current this afternoon that M. Malllne had
been asked to form a Cabinet, but to-night it is
stated that President Carnot has as yet in
trusted no one witn tne task.
General Boulanger was a passive spectator of
the proceedings in the Chamber of Deputies.
Immediately after the adjournment he issued
a manifesto to the electors of the Department
of the Seine. In this he claims credit for his
party for "The overthrow of a discreditable
ministry that was attempting to snare the
country by the comedy of a proposal to revise
the constitution which, if passed by the Cham
ber, the Ministry well knew would be rejected
by the Senate."
He proceeds: "We wonld not allow the
Cabinet thus to deceive universal suf
rage, and to consecrate Its usurpation
by doing the work of a constituent as
sembly. The fall of this Ill-omened Ministry,
which had already planned laws for the restric
tion of liberty, will be a relief to the public con
science. Iris a step further toward the disso
lution of the Chamber and the convocation of
a oonstitnent assembly.
"After the voto ou the scrutin d'arrondissc
ment bill, which, in its authors' minds, was
nothing more tban a blow dealt at universal
suffrage the electoral period commenced. It
Is for the country to speak. Long live the Re
public." THE SAM0AN SITUATION.
The Belligerents Reatinc on Their Arms
nnd Watching Each Other.
Auckland, N. Z., February 14. The
latest advices from Samoa says that there
has been no change in the situation since
the last report. There has been no fighting
andTamascse and Mataafa remain in their
The British Consul has warned British sub
jects not to supply natives with arms, nnd to
maintain strict neutrality. The British war
ship Calliope has replaced the warship Royal
ist. The German and American warships re
main stationary. Herr Brandero, the leading
S artisan of Tamasese, has been recalled to
OloIIoy Pleads Not Guilty.
LONDON. February 14. In the Bow Street
Police Court to-day Patrick Molloy, who is
charged with committing perjury when testi
fying before the Parnell Commission, pleaded
not guilty and reserved his defense. Hen as
committed for trial.
LOCAL ITEMS, LIMITED.
Incidents ofnDny In Two Cities Condensed
for Beady Rending.
TnE Encaustic Tile Works, just started at
McKeesport, have plenty of orders and are do
The Bepublicans of the Fourteenth ward
nominated John Anderson for Select Council
The taxpayers of the Seventeenth ward last
night nominated S. J. Cox as an independent
candidate for Select Council.
The colored voters of the Twelfth ward sug
gested the name of Charles Smith last night as
a candidate for Select Council.
Bev. R.'B. Manseil, of the Methodist
church at McKeesport, has added 123 to the
membership so far this winter.
Mb G. W. C. Johnston started last night
on an extended trio through Colorado and
California. He will be gone for a few months.
W. Moobe, W. Patton. P. Kunk, E. Carroll.
E. Kennan and W. McCord were held for
court yesterday, charged by C. F. Klrsch of
stealing tobacco from his wagon.
The improvements to be made on the Penn
sylvania Company's line will bo decided next
month. The superintendents have been asked
to 6end in their estimates for the year.
United States Makshal Milleb sold the
steamer Mayflower yesterday to F. F. Sneath
en for $10,500, to satisfy claims which were
held against her former owner. Captain Lew
The first quarterly association meeting of
the P. B. E. department Y. M. C. A., was held
last evening at association hall at Twenty
eighth street. A number of members were
The citliens' ticket for the Eleventh ward as
completed is as follows: Select Council,
George Schmidt; School Director, William E.
Earley; Assessor, Frank X. Goelz; Constable,
The colored voters of the Twelfth ward held
a meeting in the old Thirty-third street church
building last evening, aud decided to support
Alderman James Nobbs, the Independent can
didate, for Alderman.
The Fourth ward Bepublicans nominated
the following ticket last night: Select Council,
G. H. Freusch: School Directors, Dr. Charles
Shaw and Dr. J. C. Berger; Assessor, James A.
McKee, and Constable, Wm. McClelland.
A citizens meeting of the Third ward was
held last night in the Grant schoolbouse. Cap
tain lohn Doyle was Indorsed for Select Coun
cil and the following names placed In nomina
tion: For School Directors, Leo Spuhler and
The Fourteenth ward Democrats, at a sug
gestion meeting last night, brought forward
the following names: Select Council. Michael
McMorris: School Directors, A. Barbin and E.
R-K6?.! Assessor, Michael CahUl: Con
stable, Wiluam Murphy.
A COSTLY MEASURE.
Continued from First Page.
Lafferty, Lemon, Marland and Weaver no.
Messrs. "White, Bulger and Bicbards are
Before the bill passed second reading it
was amended to include payments of dam
ages to private property injured by elevat
ing Or depressing the railroad, while the
other most important amendment strnck out
the word "equally," leaving the expense of
elevation or depression to be decided ac
cording io circumstances. This removes an
objection of the Governor and, according to
Mr. "Wherry, harmonizes the law with a
similar one in New York, where, particu
larly in Buffalo, it has worked well.
People in a position to know whereof
they speak, admit that the power behind
the grade crossing bill is the Pennsylvania
In the Public Schools Is Recommended by
the fetnto Commission. V
rmOM A STAFF COBEISFCWDENT.I
Harbisburg, February 14. The com
mission appointed by the Governor to devise
ways and means of introducing manual
training into the public schools held its
final meeting in this city to-day, adjourn
ing at a late hour to-night. Dr. Atherton,
of the State College, presided. The other
members of the commission are Prof. Luckcy,
of the Pittsburg schools; Dr. Scheaffer, of
Kutztown; Representative Bean, of Norrls
town,and Dr. Adam H. Fetteroff, President of
Tho commission, before adjourning, put its
plans in the form of a bill, which Mr. Bean
will to-morrow introduce in the House of Rep
resentatives. It provides for the industrial
training of both sexes, but its originators lay
great emphasis on the statement that it does not
provide for the teaching of trades, nor is It
compulsory in its provisions. Special instruct
ors are provided, but It Is designed that In time
the ordinary instructors shall add the teaching
of the manual branches to their present ac
complishments. Nothing is taken away from
the present studies. Tools and machinery will
be required, as it Is intended the pupils shall
learn their use in working in metal and wood.
Domestic economy in ceneral will be taught
the girls, and the implements used in the
kitchen, the sewing room and other things
necessary to the proper education of a young
lady to take her place as a successful house
wife will probably be as common in the schools
as the tools and machinery for the training of
the boys. The amount reaulred to nut the
system Into operation is not stated, and will, in
fact, be dependent on the rapidity whlth which
the system Is adopted. Attention is, however,
called to the fact that the Education Commit
tee of the House this year asks an additional
appropriation for the schools of $500, 000.
The Governor Wants ItIorovCare Exercised
In Their Preparation.
tFKOM A STAFF COnBESFOXDIST.j
Harrisbubg, February 14. Speaker
Boyer stated to the House to-day that every
bill thus far sent to the Governor had been
found defective in some important particu
lar and had to be recalled for rectification. He
hoped that the members who had these matters
in charge would be more particular hereafter.
No timeTls lost by Governor Beaver in dis
posing of bills that have been passed finally by
the Legislature. All the bills that have reached
him are receivirg prompt consideration. To
day he signed the bill authorizing an Increase
in the number of clerks employed in the Ex
ecutive Department, which provides that the
title of the new clerk shall be "assistant execu
tive clerk," and who shall be a skilled stenogra
pher, at a salary of S1.S00 per annum. When
the bill was signed Mr. R. F. Cromelin, who has
been doing stenographic work at the depart
ment, was at once appointed and sworn in.
Another bill signed to-day was one repealing a
further supplement to an act incorporating the
borough of Tamaqua. He also signed this
afternoon the bill providing for the election of
constables for three years, and also providing
for tne choice of assessors for three years.
Will Be Given to the Factory Employment
Bill Recently Introduced.
tFBOJI A STAFr COHBESFONDE.VT.J
Habrisburg, February 14. Next
Thursday General Master "Workman Pow
derlyand Mrs. L. M. Barry will be here in
the interest of the factory employment bill.
A strong interest has been awakened In this
measure, and among others who will be here in
its favor will probably be Mrs. Wischenewet
sky. daughter of the Congressman, who Is
proud to be known as Pie Iron Kelly, the
Father of the House. Mrs. Lillie E. Holinan,
representing the New Century Guild of Work
ing Women of Philadelphia, is also expected
to be here, as are Mrs. Rachel Foster Avery
and Mrs. L. L. Blankenbnrg, representing the
New Century Club of Philadelphia.
Senator Hlnes is in charire of this bill, irhleh
was Introduced by him, and will give it his
A DAIET C0MMISSI0NEE
To bo Appointed, and Oleomargarine to be
Mailo Under Rigid Restrictions.
FROM A STAFF COBBZSFOSDEST.
Hakbisbubg, February 14. Hon.
Alfred Marland will to-morrow introduce a
bill providing for the appointment by the
Governor, on the recommendation of the
Agricultural Department, of a State Dairy
Commissioner at a salary of $2,500 a year.
The bill provides for the manufacture and
sale of oleomargarine under rigid restrictions,
including a tax of 125 on each mannfartnrer.
and of to on eaoa retail dealer. It provides for
the plain branding of the packages with the
word oleomargaiine. and fixes heavy penalties
for violation of the law:
THE PRUNING XNIPE
Is Used on the Proposed Appropriations of
fFBOM A STAFF COBBESFOSDZJfT.I
Haebisbtjbg, February 14. The Appro
priation Committee to-day negatived a bill
appropriating $30,000 to "Will's Eye Hos
pital Philadelphia; also one appropriating
to the State Board of Health tUOO for horses
killed to prevent the spread of contagions dis
ease. The appropriation for the Stato Board
of Charities was reduced from S16.000 to $14,600;
for the Eastern Penitentiary from $81,850 to
$i3,0U0, There was appropriated to the Fish
eries Commission for the erection of a hatch
house $7,000. and for the protection and appro
priation of nsb, $27,000.
TO BETEAINED BI THE STATE.
A School for the Education of mine Inspect
ors and Fire Bosses.
fFBOM A STAFF COBBISrOOTXXT.J
Habbisbubg, February 14. Senator
Bobbins, ol "Westmoreland, is preparing a
bill to provide a school in which men may
prepare themselves to become mine inspectors
or fire bosses, or it may take the form of an ap
propriation to endow a chair of mining en
gineering in Normal schools. The State, he
says, by the act of 1S85. creates the position of
mine inspectors and fire bosses, but makes no
provision for their training.
M'ALISTEETILLE ALL EIGHT.
Only One Boy Confined to Bed, and He Is an
FBOII A STAFJ-COBBESrONBXST.J
Habbisbubg, February 14. Superin
tendent Higbee reports from McAlisterville
that before the expiration of another week
an uninformed visitor will be unable to ob
serve anything whatever wrong at McAlister
ville. When be left there yesterday but one
boy was in bed, and it was not a surprising mat
ter that he should be, as his only inheritance
from his parents is an epileptic tendency.
Three other boys were not yet fully recovered.
Ready for Business.
IFnoiI A STAFF COnRESPONDINT.l
Habbisbubg, February 11 Governor
Beaver to-day issued a proclamation declaring
the Pennsylvania Industrial Reformatory at
Huntingdon Is properly organized and fitted
and furnished for the reception, detention and
management of convicts, aceordlw: to the pro
visions or the act of the Assembly of the 28th
day of Apr! , A. D. 1887.
Will Plead Their Cause.
rrnou a staff coeeesfondijtt.j
Habbisbubg. February 1L Ex-Auditor
General Niles will appear before the Ways and
Means Committee next week In behalf of tho
manufacturing corporations. Auditor General
McCaraant was before tho committee to-day
with further amendments to the bill.
A GBIST OF BILL'S
Finally Passed Upon by the Upper Branch of
ISrXCTAL TXLEGBAJI TO TUX DISPATCH. 1
Harbisburg, February 14. In the Sen
ate to-day the following bills were passed
finally: Regulating the right of appeal from
judgments entered by Justices ou judgment
notes and leases, wherein the right of api eal is
waived; increasing the dally compensation of
witnesses attending court to 1 60: extending
charters of banks, banks of discount and sav
ings banks and trust companies; House bill
making an appropriation for the Penn
sylvania Industrial Reformatory at
Huntingdon:- House bill authorizing an
additional clerk in the Executive Department
at a salary of $1,800 a year; accepting the pro
visions of tho act of Congress respecting ex
perimental agricultural stations; requiring
conrts of Common Pleas to fill vacancies on
election boards occurring prior to election days;
providing for the appointment of judges and
Inspectors in case of a tie; empowering County
Commissioners to purchase or condemn prop
erty for public buildings; reimbursing counties
for the expense of makirg the assessments of
1887-8: prohibiting 'the advertising for sale of
counterfeit money. The bill increasing the
number of legal holidays and providing for half
holidays was defeated.
A NAUTICAL SCHOOL SHIP
To be Established la Philadelphia-Bills
Reported and Introduced.
tSFECLU, TELXGRAM TO THE DISPATCH.
Haerisbtjeg, February 14. In the
House bills were reported favorably as fol
lows: To prevent adulteration of drugs and
to provide for their sale every day in the
year, provided they do not contain alcohol;
making appropriation to the Allesheny County
Prison Society: appropriating S20,0G0 to the
Gettysburg Memorial Association; requiring
fire Insurance companies to pay the face of tho
Bills were introduced as follows:
Lemon Providing for the incorporation and
regulation of investment companies.
Bliss To authorize the election of constables
for three years in cities of the third class.
Flad Providing for the publication of
Sheriff's sales in one German newspaper in the
Richmond Forbidding the use or main
tenance of a slaughter-house withm 1,000 yards
of a public square or schoolbouse in cities or
boroughs, and to prevent the driving of cattle
or swine in front tf the same.
Tho bill to establish a nautical schoolship at
Philadelphia was passed finally.
A Jndse's Kominntlon Confirmed.
SPECIAL TELXGBAM TO THE DISPATOT.l
Hasbisbcrg, February 14. George W.
Pyle was nominated by Governor Beaver and
confirmed by the Senate to-day to be an Asso
ciate Judge of Somerset county, in place of
Samuel Walker, deceased.
Coming to Investigate.
ITBOM A STAFF COKBESPPXDEST.J
Habrisbcbq, February 14. Messrs. Thomp
son, Fow, Billlngsley and Baldwin, a sub-committee
of the Appropriations Committee, to
examine all the charitable institutions of
Western Pennsylvania, will be in Pittsburg on
For Western Penn
sylvania, West Vir
ginia and Ohio, fair,
except light snow on
the lakes; warmer
PrrTSBUBO. February li, 1SSJ.
The United States 8Ignal Service officer in
this city furnishes the following.
Mean temp 22
Maximum temp.... 31
Minimum temp.... IS
7:00 a. it
10.-00 A. X
1:00 r. M ,.
70 F. M
Hirer at 5 r. H.,
lad 24 hours.
2.9 feat, a fall of 0.4 feet in tha
NOTES ON NAVIGATION.
The Joseph Walton got in yesterday with an
empty tow. Some of the barges were left at
The water dropped yesterday to 2 feet 10
Inches. This was not enough toiioat the packet
Hudson, and the boat did not start on her'regu
The river in the upper pools is full of ice. In
a number of places it is frozen over with a thin
MBS. Joses, who fell off the Hornet and
was drowned on Tuesday, was buried yesterday
rSr-XCTAT. TILXGKAM TO TBX DISrjLTCAT.l
BB0WNSV1I.I.E River closed. Weather
clear. Thermometer 29 at 6 P. M.
Mobqantowh- Biver closed. Weather
clear. Thermometer 2S at 4 P. 31.
Wabben Klver 1 foot 7-10 inches and
stationary. Weather clear and cold.
The County Democracy Ball.
The grand ball of the County Democracy
at Imperial Hall, new Orant street, which
takes place to-night, promises to be quite a
successful affair. The committee have com
pleted all arrangements for the comfort of
their guests, including supper at the Hotel
They Diet to Suggest.
The Seventh ward Bepublicans met last
night and suggested Joseph J. Marshall, G.
J. Gross and E. S. Wilson for Select Coun
cil, and Theodore Doerflinger and H. Grant
Miller for School Directors.
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"My system bad become so poisoned with ca
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that I could not swallow without great pain.
The disease also affected my bead, so that
pieces of bone came from my nose, and it even
ate holes through the roof of my mouth. 1 had
ringing sounds and much pain in my ears, diz
ziness and belching ot gas from my stomach.
After trying many treatments of various kinds.
I began treatment with the physicians of
the Catarrh and Dyspepsia Institute, at No.
22 Ninth street, and am glad to stato that the
above aches and pains are all cured and I am
enjoying better health than I have for years."
MRS. JANE CANON,
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They treat catarrh, rheumatism, dyspepsia,
bronchitis, asthma, ulcers, seminal weakness,
salt rheum, kidney, blood, liver and female
A lady physician connected with the Institute
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For the Convention.
McKeesport will send 15, Boston 5,Bey
noldton 5, West Newton 10, Elizabeth 10,
Dravosburg 5, Coal Valley 5 and Dnquesne
5 represantatives to the Constitutional
Amendment Convention to be held in La
fayette Hall, Pittsburg, to-day. ,
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and beautify their teeth, and it mav be de
scribed as the ne plus ultra of tooth brushes.
GEORGK R. MATLAND.
THOMAS C. MATLAND.
AT ALL DRUGGISTS. yiwr
HEARD AT THE BREAKFAST TABLE.
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8HJZ"yo; but you must remember yotUT
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receipt of the price.
DOOLlTTLE & SMITH, Selling Agents, 24
and 26 Tremont St, Boston, Mrjj.
For Sale by Geo. A. Kelly & Co., Pittsburg;
Dr. Smith Publicly Heals the Sick
' v Free of Charge, at Imperial
Hall, cor. of Seventh Avenue
and Xeio Grant Street, Every
Morning, From 10 to IX,
hebe as alarge and appreciative audienca
01 tne lame, nait, neat ana blind atlm
perial Hall yesterday morningto witness
some of the most remarkable cures ever
performed In Pittsburg, by Dr. Smith, the mag.
netic pnysician, ot new lorK. Dr. smith is not
obliged to resort to trickery or deceit: neither
is he obliged to use an electric battery. Ha
goes upon the stage empty-handed, and invites
the sick and afflicted to come upon the plat,
form. He then lays his hands on the affected
parts for a few moments, after which a few
eentle passes are made over the body of the pa
tient, when a euro is effected. He gives a com
plete history, together with the cause and
symptom of every disease which he examines
on the stasrc Manv of the invalids that were
cured this morning stated to the audience that
the doctor gave a better description of their
complaints aud bow they suffered than they
could themselves. An old gentleman who had
suffered from sciatica and from a terrible pain
In his right knee was cured in less than fiva
minutes. Another gentleman, who had rheu
matism in both feet and knees, was cured as if
by magic. A lady, who lost her health four
years ago, and who had not seen a well day
since, was cured. You are all cordially invited
tb co to Imperial HaU every morning, from 19
to 11 o'clock. It is free to alL
Dr. Smith has taken parlors at tha
Seventh Avenue Hotel, where he maybe
consulted, free of charge, from 9 A. M.
nntil evening, daily.
Go and see him.
THE MERCANTILE AGENCY
R. G. Dun & Co.,
Germanla Bank Building. 423 Wood street, corr
ner of Diamond, Pittsburg. Pa.
This establishment supplies all necessary
information as to the standing, responsibility,
etc., of business men throughout North Amer
ica. It is the oldest and by far the most com
plete and extensive system ever organized for
the accommodation of Banking and Mercantilo
interests and the General Promotion and Pro
tection of Trade.
Debts Collected and Legal Business Attended
to throughout the North American Continent.
ANCHOR REMEDY COMP'NY,
329 LIBERTY STREET,
J. M. Jewell. Asst. Sunt. Bom
industrial scnooi, .Lancaster, u,
says: I have no hesitation in rec
nmmcndiiig your catarrh remedy.
It is by far superior to any other
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preparation I have ever used. Its curative ef
fect is marvelous.
Mrs. M. J Hatton, 72 Forty-third street, says:
The Anchor Catarrh Remedy cured me of an
aggravated case of catarrh of Ion:; standing,
which 1 considered hopeless, as I bad used many
other preparation without relief.
We would be glad to have you give our ca
tarrh remedy a trial. You will nerer regret it.
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