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THE PITTSBURG- DISPATCH, FKIDAY, FEBKUAEY 22, 1889.
BUSINESS NO BETTER.
The Latest Commercial Reports fie
ceived by Bradstreet's Are
KOT OP AN ENCOURAGING NATUEE.
Iron Still Continues to be in
SPECULATION IS ALSO IN A BAD WAY,
is a Ecsult of tbe Failnrts of tie Eailroad ITtsi
Eeports to Bradstreet's show no general
improvement in trade. Lack of orders and
Southern competition are affecting the iron
business. "Wheat is being bought largely,
but the exports are small. The failure of
the railroad agreement has caused a drop in
speculative matters. A few lines of goods
are more active.
tSFECIAL TEIXGKJOI TO ME SISrATCU.
New Yoek, February 21. Special tele
grams to Bradstreet's are not, on Jhc whole,
indicative of a general improvement in
business throughout tbe country. At New
York, St Louis, Chicago, St. Paul and
Boston fhere has been relatively most im
provement, in seasonable staples only. At
Philadelphia gains are noted in a few lines,
but there is no noteworthy activity. At
San Francisco, Omaha, Louisville, St.
Joseph, Cleveland and Memphis general
trade is about steady, and at Galveston and
New Orleans, where wet weather has inter
fered notably, and at Kansas City, the
movement of merchandise is less active and
not so satisfactory.
Coal at San Francisco has dropped 3 per
ton. Australian wheat reports promise an ex
port surplus of only 3,500,000 bushels,against
10,500,000 bushels a year ago. Louisville re
ports exceptionally heavy Indian corn re
ceipts and shipments, with lack of cars to
supply demand. St. Louis says the snow
in that region is helping grain and fruit.
Reductions of wages of ironworkers ranging
from 5 to 10 per cent are reported from
Beading, Birds boro, Pottsvillc. Pottstown
and other points in Pennsylvania.
IEOJf IK A BAD WAY.
Lack of orders is the reason generally
given. Competition of Southern iron is ad
vanced by one mill. The number of men
affected by the reduction exceeds 3,500. Tbe
prosperity of New England textile concerns
is indicated by the fact that several im
portant concerns are enlarging capacity for
production. "While the inter-State railway
agreement hung fire, stock speculation
hesitated, but vlien at the close ol the week
it seemed likely to fall through, the market
broke and bearish influences became pre
dominant Bonds continue strong.
Money is easy in spite of the resumption
of gold sbimncnts to Europe. Call loans
are 14(2 per cent. Fpreign exchange is
nigh and firm on the absence of either com
mercial or stock bills. Demand sterling
5t88lS9. It is evident that the extra
railway mileage of 18S7 and 1888 to some
extent proved a burden instead of a benefit
last year. The gross earnings of 35 railroad
companies in 1888 were ?C22,G59,427, an in
crease of $20,403,14", about SlA per cent over
those of 18S7. but net earnings aggregated
only 5202,514,611, a decrease of 14,481,990,
or 6 6-10 per cent
Drygoods for spring and summer are in
fairly active jobbing distribution at New
York and Boston. Agents note only a
moderate demand, with a fair movement re
ported on previous orders, and export cot
tons notablyactive. Print cloths are quoted
l-16c lower on slight accumulation of stock,
but manufacturers are slow to sell. Cutting
of prices by jobbers at New York continues
to be noted. Boston jobbers are cot as much
interested in this direction as those of New
York. "Wholesale clothiers Report trade
active, but the aggregate demand is limited
by small individual orders.
Price concessions are being made to move
accumulations. Foreign goods are fairly
active, with silks moving in largest in rela
tive volume. Light stocks of raw wool and
strong foreign advices keep values firm.
The actual demand is light Raw cotton is
jl-16 cent higher on the statistical position
manipulation of March delivery and good
demand, u heat has not changed materi
ally since February 15, even with large pur
chases at Akron, Buffalo and other milling
centers, to cover requirements, and con
tinued confidence of the bulls at Minnesota,
Chicago and New York.
Flour is unchanged, and dealers arc
firm. Exports of wheat are exceptionally
bmall, owing to a heavy decrease of the
Pacificcoastshinments. The total exports, as
wheat, equal 666,000 bushels, against 1,270,
785 bushels last week, and 1,796,839 bushels
in the like week of 1888. Heavy buying by
interior millers continues. Hog products,
in sympathy with the "West, are weak and
declining. "Cattle and hogs are in liberal
supply and weak at "Western centers, with
few exceptions. Raw sugar has been in
light demand, and prices are unchanged.
Advices from primary markets favor hold
ers. Refined sugar is steady, with no new
Failures reported to Bradstreet's number
302 in the TJnitel States this week, against
311 last week, and 183 this week last year.
Canada had 57 this week, against 46 last week.
The total of failures in the United States
from January 1 to date is 2,484, against
2,112 in 1S88.'
Hash O'Donnell Found Not Guilty Claims
Ho Was Deceived as to I.calicy's Identity
After the Killing of miller.
The case of Hugh O'Donnell, otherwise
known as "OysteriPaddy," charged as being
an accessory after the fact, in the killing of
"William Miller by his brother-in-law,
Daniel Leahey, was taken up jesterday. The
allegations arc that after the shooting, O'Don
nell was aiding leahey to escape.
The piosccution called a number of witnesses
wuose testimony was almost the same as given
at the trial of Leahey, and which showed that
O'Donnell took Leahey to Allegheny and in
troduced him under the same ot McUutchcon.
Richard II. Johnston, Esq., who appeared for
the defense, first placed Hugh O'Donnell. the
defendant, on the stand, and the witness told
his story to the effect that, cm the night of the
shooting he was at the Academy of Music, and
went from there to the restaurant of Charles
Manning, where he met llr. Manning, who first
told him of the shooting, and that it was Will
iam McKcnna who had done the shooting, such
i umor having been current. The witness, after
spending an hour in that locality, went to the
Albemarle Hotel, where he met a man who in
troduced himself ai McCutcbeon, and together
they went to Allegheny. He did not know
Leahey, and had never met him.
Charles Manning and Hugh McManus, Man
ning's barkeeper, were called, and corroborated
O'Donnell as to his visit Thecaso then went
to the jury without argument, and in 20 minutes
they retui ncd a verdict of not guilty.
LATK NEWS IN BRIEF.
MAY Btf A COSTLY WALK.
A Man Fired Off nl'.B. It. Train Sncs for
Whitesell Brothers, attorneys for "Wash
ington Gibbs, yesterday filed a precipe in a
suit for damages on his behalf against the
Pennsylvania Company. Gibbs is a gar
dener, living at Roseberg station on the Fort
He claims that on January 31 ho purchased a
round trip ticket from Allegheny to Itoseberg,
the ticket being limited to 30 dajs. He pre
sented the return coupon on March 1, but it
was refused by the conductor and ho was
ejected from the train and compelled to walk
half-nay home. He claims that the ticket was
good when it was refused and wants $3,000
On the Official Count.
The Returning Board commenced work yes
terday afternoon at 2 o'clock, going over the
returns of Tuesday's election. The board is
composed of Judges Stowe and Magec, with
Clerks George Cochrane, George McClain,
George Borken, George Fetterman, James F.
Gildea, F. W. Carr. JL J. Kaffertv. Charles L.
McGuire, R. H. Lee and W. D. Brans. Tho
afternoon was occupied, m calling off tbe votes
of the districts "and no footings were made.
The board will probably finish its work by tomorrow.
Lines from Lceal Quarters.
TnE Fort ritt .National Bank of Pittsburg
yesterday entered suit against the Grand Lake
Coal Company for 53,218 21, on notes.
The charter of the Duquesno Forge Com
pany was filea in the Recorder's office yester
day. The company is located at llankin sta
tion and has a capital stock of 2,500.
Tub argument on the motion to dissolve tho
preliminary injunction in tho caseofBryce
Bros, against the Manufacturers' Natural Gas
Company was continued until March 2.
H. C McKkigitt fc Brother, tho "Wood
street stationers who made an assignment a
short time ago, yesterday had judgments en
tered against mem in suits, aggregating
510,032 7a "
AsusrtEXA in divorce was issued yester
day in the case of Helena Ketterly against
Peter Ketterly. Mrs. Ketterly, who lives on
East street, Allegheny, alleged that she was
compelled to leave her husband on account of
his cruel treatment.
George Hust, Thomas Manion, George
Tappm and W. C Manion were allowed to in
tervene jesterday tor their claims in the ad
miralty suit against the steamboats J. S. Mer
cer and James A. Blackmorc.
An argument was held before Judges Collier
and Slagle yesterday afternoon on a motion
for anew trial in the "J'olicc Gazette cases."
The motion was made by F. C. McGirr, who
held that the District Attorney was at fault in
setting abide jurors on the panel until he had
secured several who had been on tho jury in
the hrst case when a verdict of guilty was ren
dered. No decision was given.
HOBSFOKD'S ACID PUOSMIATE
Hysteria, and other diseases of tho nervous
Largest line of low priced goods in the
two cities. John S. Robeets,
d 414 "Wood st
Come to Elite Gallery for fine photo
graphs. Bring your families, or the baby.
Cabinets 51 00 per dozen at Elite Gallery
51C Market street. Pittsburg, Pa. Use elevator.
Specialties in new jackets, black and
colored, latest spring fashions, from 55 up
ward. Hughs & Hacke.
Don't Pay a Bis Price
For a name only, but patronize the Elite
Gallery, 516 Market st, Pitts. Cabinets of
anybody 51 00 per doz.
The Secretary of tho Treasury yesterday
afternoon accepted tbe following bonds: iyi
per cents, registered, S197.0C0, at ltt.
-John IL Converse, of the "firm of Burnham,
Parry, "Willi.ims & Co., the proprietors of tho
Baldwin Locomotive Works, pertectcd arrange
ments yesterday for tho erection of a builling
to be given by him to the Presbyterian Hospital
of Philadelphia. It Mill be called the Admin
istration building, and will cost J70,000.
Louis Necbc, of Chicago, brother of Oscar
A'ccbe, the Anarchist, who is serving a 15-year
term in the penitentiary for bis connection with
the Haymarkct affair, is in Springfield, 111.,
with a huge bundle of letters asking the Gov
ernor to commute the bi other's sentence The
petitions are signed by hundreds of trades
unionists of Chicago.
According to a published programme of the
Washington Inaugural Centennial ball in New
York City in April, President Harrison will
lead the dance, with Mrs. Morton; Mr. Morton
will dance next with Mrs. Harrison; Governor
Hill with Mrs. R. B. Hayes, and Mayor Hugh
J. Grant with Mrs. Cleveland. There will bo 32
couples in the dance.
Jack Brown, known all over the Southwest
because of his exploits as a scout, was shot and
killed yesterday by Ada Hume, known as the
"Territorial A ightfngale.-' Miss Hume was in
duced by Brown to go to Silver City and sing
under his management A disagreement arose,
when the singer shot Brown, Killing him in
stantly. Brown was well connected at Gal
veston. The search in tho rnins of the wrecked
bote at Hartford is still being prosecuted, but
no further discoveries have been made. It is
now considered certain that there are no more
bodies in tho rums, as thero are no inquiries
for missing persons, and a summary of tho re
sults of tho disaster is probably as follows:
Total number m building, 42; deid, 22; injured,
10; escaped, 10.
Mr. O'Neill, of Hudson county. Introduced
a bill in the New Jersey House yesterday au
thorizing tho construction of two bridges, one
over Arthur Kill from Perth Amboy, N. J., to
Tottcnville, Stateu Island, and one over Kill
Von Kull from Constable Hook, N. J., to New
Brighton, Staten Island. It is believed to bo
an improvement contemplated by tho Pennsyl
vania Railroad Company.
Tho Cincinnati Commercial Gazette yester
day published another savage attack upon
Governor Foraker's administration, and con-
ciuues oy cuarging t oraKer with treachery to
John Sherman. The article bears the signa
ture of Richard Smith. Mr. Smith was in
Toledo last night, in consultation with his
friends, but declined to say anything concern
ing tho report that be would send a challenge
to Governor Foraker.
A rear end collision between two freight
trains on the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy
railroad, near Galesburg, resulted in a terrible
wreck and the demolished Cars took fire from
a stove in the way-car. Hugh S. JKinney, of
Galesburg, a brakeman, was taken from tho
burning wreck alive, notwithstanding the fact
that his legs were nearly burned off. Ho lived
tw o hours in awful agony but did not speak
after being taken out.
Tho case against Governor Larabee, of
Iowa, indicted lor libel, was brought up in the
District court yesterday. Tne Governor ap
peared by attorney, who said bis client courted
the fullest investigation, and would seek or ac
cent any technical advantage. He had been
indicted, not as a person, but because he was
Governor of Iowa and had circulated certain
matters in the line of official duty. The entire
State was interested in a full, fair and prompt
trial. The State was not ready and the trial
The Henderson & Hull Company, Limited,
or Montgomery, Lycoming county, through
their attorney, P. F. Rothermel, have brought
suit m Common Pleas Court against tho Read
ing Railroad for 30,000. The Henderson &
Hull Company owned a planing mill and the
Reading's tracks rau within 20 feet of the build
ing. Last AU !TUSt. about fivn TninntpK af tor rti,o
locomotives had passed, a fire broke out and
the building was totally destroyed. The suit is
to recover the loss, claiming tho fire was caused
by sparks from tho locomotives.
A large attendance of Republican Senators
was at the caucus yesterday morning to con
sider the expediency of proceeding further
with the debate upon the resolution offered by
mo vyuuiumiee on i-rmieges ana Elections
providing tor an investigation of elections in
the South. After a free interchange of opinion
on the situation, on motion of Senator Cullom,
it was decided to take up the resolution after
the sundry civil appropriation bill has been dis
posed oi, and press it to a vote. It is expected
that Democratic Senators will oppose the adop
tion of the resolution to tho bitter end.
Advices come from the southern border of
Kansas that a train of between 50 and 100
Oklahoma boomers wagons have started for
tho new Territory. There is also an advance
movement from other points along the border.
They do not mean this as an invasion, but
simply want to bo first to reach what they re
gard as the promised land, when it is opened
up by Congress. They are said to bo -Hell
equipped for the journey and tho commence
ment of farm work in the spring. There aro
said to be over 5,000 people in the country im
mediately north of Oklahoma ready to cross
the line the moment Congress gives the word.
, 9,eorse Smith, aged 60 years, was instantly
killed yesterday morning by an explosion of
ljiihujilc. uiuiku was a lureman or a gang oi
laborers engaged in digemg out cellars at
Seventy-sixth street and tho Boulevard, New
1 ork City, preparatory to the erection of flat
houses. Just before 7 o'clock the man entered
the tool box, and almost immediately a terrific
explosion took place. Smith was literally
blown to atoms. In the tool box had been
stored 150 pounds of dynamite, to be used for
blasting purposes, and in some unaccountable
way Smith's entry into the box caused the stuff
to explode, bufjust how will never bo learned.
Windows of houses for a quarter of a mile were
shattered by the concussion. There are two
largo holes, three feet in depth, where the tool
A Faithless Wife Wnrns Ucr. Hnsband
Tbat She Was Going to Elope,
and &Iio Docs Chasing
Chickens nnd a Heart.
rsTJCCIAL TELEGRAM TO TUK DISPATCH.
Johnsville, Pa., February 21. Mrs.
John Schilling, a lovely brunette of 30
years, startled her husband the other day
by informing him that she loved him no
""Who do you love?" -snapped out the
"Harry Devine," replied the wife. "I'll
be frank with you, so that when you miss
me ycu'll know exactly what I have done.
Our two children you can take to your
parents, for they love them dearly."
The husband, who is a hatter in one of
the factories of the village here, and who
makes S2 50 a day. said: "Well, Sallie,
I'm making a fair living. Our home here
is neat and clean; our children are pretty,
because they look liko you, and I love you
better than any other man in the world ever
will. You had better not run off with that
man. You will rue it bitterly regret it '
all the days of your life."
"No, I will not," said the wife. "I've
made up my mind, and if I get tired of
Harry, I'll not bother you again."
The wife packed up her clothing, and
during the absence of the husband she de
parted with her new lover.
The wronged husband, when asked how
the new love affair originated, said-: "Well,
I blame it all to the Devine chickens. They
flew into our lot and Harry Devine came
over and chased them out. Every time they
flew over Harry would come, and while he
chased the chickens out he also chased my
wife's love for me clean out of her
heart. Then, again, before I knew what
was going on, I stayed at home with our
children, while my wile and Harry Devine
went to church together. It was while they
went to and returned from church that they
planned this elopement."
The injured husband has taken the chil
dren to his parents, sold out his furniture,
broke up housekeeping entirely and is busy
at work in the hat factory, trying to forget
his faithless spouse. The Devine family
has also removed from the place, ashamed of
the conduct of their handsome giant son. for
he stood over six feet tall.
The distressing sneeze, sneeze, sneeze, the
acrid, watery discharges from the eyes and nose,
the painful inflammation extending to the
throat, the swelling of tho mucous lining, caus
ing choking sensations, cough, ringing noises in
tbe head and splitting headaches how familiar
the symptoms aro to, thousands who suffer pe
riodically,from head colds or influenza, and
who live tn ignorance of the fact that a single
application of Sanfokd's Radical Cuke
ron Catarrh will afford instantaneous relief.
But this treatment in cases of simple Catarrh
gives but a faint idea of what this remedy will
do in the chronic forms, whero the breathing is
obstructed by choking, putrid mucous accumu
lations, tho hearing affected, smell and taste
gone, throat ulcerated and hackine cough
gradually fastening itself upon tho debilitated
system. Then it is that tbe marvelous curative
power of Sanfokd's Radical Cure mani
fests itself in instantaneous and grateful relief.
Cure begins from the first application. It is
ranid, radical, permanent, economical, safe.
Banford's Radical Cuke consists of one
bottle of the Radical Cuke, one box Ca
tarrhal Solvent and an Improved In
haler: price, f 1.
f OTTER DRUG & CHEMICAL CO., Boston.
I CAN'T BREATHE.
u w v.uera rain's oorcnuas, weahncs?,
iik Hacking Couch. 'Asthma. Pleurisy
ggSyand inflammation relieved in one
ssiD- minmeaiui ;isistclto a SDeedvcure
by the Cuticnrn Anli-1'ain Plaster. A new,
instantaneous and infallible antidote to pain,
inflammation and weakness of tho Chest and
Lungs. The first and only pain.killing plaster.
All druggists. 25 cents; five for SI: or, posfcige
free, POTTER DRUG AND CHEMICAL CO.,
Boston, Mass. jif
Not of That Family.
The late Captain Eccles Robinson, of
Allegheny, was not a nephew of the late
Geaeral Robinson as has been stated. The
families were not related, although of the
same name, and both came originally from
the Horth of Ireland.
"My system had become so poisoned with ca
tarrh that it caused mo great suffering. Tho
tough tenacious mucus in my throat would
choke me terribly. My throat was so inflamed
that I could not swallow without great pain.
The disease also affected, my head, so that
pieces of bouc camo from my nose, and it even
ate holes through the roof of my mouth. I had
ringing sounds and much pain in my cars, diz
ziness and belching ot gas from my stomach.
After trying many tieatiaents of various kinds.
I began treatment with the physicians of
tho 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,
Neville street. Sixteenth ward.
They treat catarrh, rheumatism, dyspepsia,
bronchitis, asthma, ulcers, seminal weakness,
salt rheum, kidney, blood, liver and female
A lady physician connected with tbe institute
can be consulted free of charge by ladies suf
fering from diseases peculiar to their sex. Tho
medicines used are positively curative, and aro
so prepared as to allow the patient to use the
treatment herselt, and thus avoid the unpleas
ant and humiliating treatment which most
ladies generally have to undergo.
Office hours, 10 a. ar. to i p. jr., and 6 to S p.
M. Sundays, 12 to 4 p. M. Consultation free.
Treatment by correspondence. jall-snvF
HERE IS THIS
RICE AUTOMATIC ENGINE
WAY DOWN !
You all Need a Pair of Trousers
to help along the old ssit
till Spring, We have
CHOPPED DOWN THE PRICE
on every pair in stock.
Men's Working Pants, 74c.
Men's Better Grades, 1 00.
Men's Cassimere Pants, $1 60.
Men's All-Wool Pants, 51 75.
Men's Fine Dress Pants, ?2 50 and 53 00.
Entire stock of Men's ond.Boys' Suits.Over-
co'ats, Hats, Furnishings, and Ladies'
Cloaks and Wraps Marked
TO-DAY AND TO-MORROW
will make a special effort to close out the balance of their winter goods.
THE GREATEST SACRIFICE SALE ON RECORD.
Reduced Prices Reduced Again
READ THESE GENUINE REDUCTIONS:
Corner DiamoEl anil MM Streets.
Absolutely Pure .
This powder never varies. A marvel of pur
Ity, strength and wholesomeness. Slore eco
nomical than theoidinary kinds, and cannot
be sold In competition with the multitude of
owest, short weight, alum or phosphate pow
dcrs. Sold only tn cans. ROYAL BAKING
POWDER CO.. 106 Wall St. N. Y.
Do you ever sing? Dr. Bull's Cough Syrnp
will always assist you. Price 25 cents.
Si?, SO and SS Pants.
For a good fitting suit or pants go to
PlTCAIBS'S TAILOEING EMPOEIUM,
tup 434 Wood street.
SrEciAi, Notice 100 pes. black cash
mere at 50c, 63c, 75c and 51 pr. yd. One of
our bargains that cannot fail to give satis
faction. Hugus & Hacke.
Sceofdla cured free of charge at 1102
Carson st, Southside.
Fur and Plush Caps and remain
ing stock of Muffs, Stoles and
Gloves. This will be your last
chance to secure a decided bargain
iU BIARKET ST.
Guaranteed to pull a saw through a log
without slackening speed.
Guaranteed to do more work, with less
fuel, than any enpdno bailt
HANDSOME. DURABLE, HIGH-CLASS
The J.T. N0YE MFG. CO,, Buffalo, N.Y.
OUTFITS and FURNISHINGS.
The Largest and Most Com
plete Stock in the Two Cities.
Bands, Shirts, Pinning Skirts, Flannel and
Cambric Skirts (something new In this line).
Slips. Dresses, Sicques, Shawls,Bootces,-CloaIc3
and Caps. Crib Blankets, Spreads and Afghans.
A fine line, principally onr own make,
At Moderate Prices.
We guarantee our styles as new,
work as fine (if not finer) and prices
lower than Eastern houses.
Children's Muslin Drawers, well-made and
Cood sbapes, sizes 1 and 2. 10c; size-3, 15c; size
4, 18c: size 5. 20c: size 6. 23c; size 7, 23c; 6ize 8,
28c; size , 30c; size 10. 33c; size 11, 35c; size 12,
38c; size 13, 10c; sizo 11, 13c.
Special values in Ladies', Misses'
and Children's Muslin
3 SMITHFIELD STREET,
100 FEDERAL ST., ALLEGHENY.
Men's Furnishing Goods.
A full and complete line of E. fc W. and
C. fc C. brands Collars and Cuffs.
Neckwear Our Specialty.
SHIRTS MADE TO ORDER
Clcaninft Dyeing and Launary Offices at
above location. Lace Curtains laundried equal
to new. selO-ylO-MWF
BY GEO. K. STEVENSON & CO.,
GROCERIES AND TABLE DELICACIES,
SIXTH AVENUE. jaMa-siWF
ANCHOR REMEDY COMP'NY,
329 LIBERTY STREET,
J. M. Jewell. AssL Sunt. Bovs'
Industrial School, Lancaster, 0
says: I have no hesitation in rec
ommending your catarrh remedy.
It is by far superior to anv other
preparation I have ever used. Its curativo ef
tect is marvelous.
Mrs. M. J Hatton, 72Forty.third street, says:
Tho Anchor Catarrh Remedy cured me of an
aggravated caso of catarrh of long standing,
which 1 considered hopeless, as I had used many
other preparations without relief.
We would be glad to have you givo our ca
tarrh remedy a trial. You will never resist it
710 PENN AVENUE,
Bet. Seventh and Eighth Sts.
No. 50 FIFTH AVENUE,
Neat: Wood Street.
O. D. LEVIS. Solicitor of Patents.
131 Fifth avenue.above Smithfleld, next Leader
office. (No delay.) Established SO years.
D. R. SPEER & CO.,
FRAME SASH, DOOR
AND ROX FACTORY,
THIRD STREET AND DUQUESNE WAY
THE LAST CALL OF THE SEASON, NOT LOUD BUT DEEP.
CUTTING THROUGH THE BONE AND
MARROW OF PRICES,
DOUGLAS SV1ACICIE -
Encourasred and stimulated by tho enormous and phenomenal trade accomplished durin" the
so-called dull season, have determined that not acloak or wrap shall be left overif prlceshave
anything to do with their quick disappearance from the shelves. Dress Goods, Underwear, and.
in fact, everything, have undergone such reductions that everv purchase you make Is equivalent
toputtingsomuchmoneyinyonrpockct. Bring this with you! Ask to see goods as advertised. Now
for a few sample startlers One lot Ladies' All-Wool Black Diagonal Cloth Jackets, that are worth
to-day U SO, your pick of tho lot for $1 50; one pile Ladies' All-Wool Cloth Newmarkets, In black
and brown only, your choice of the lot for J2; this price is so ridiculously low that modesty
really forbids us saying what they sold for. A select and choice range Laaies Newmarkets in
stripes, checks and plaids, for $5 each; not one of this lot sold for less than SO. while many of them
sold as high as S15. Twenty-three only. Ladies' Seal Pinsh Wraps, satin quilted, richly trimmed
tbat sold during the season from $15 to SIS 50, ou can pick anyone yon please now for SO 90 A
very elegant line Ladies' Seal Plush Sacques, quilted satin lined, 4 seal loops; they sold at SIS 50
all to bo offered now at tho uniform price of 511 75. Come early if you want to secure one of the
bargains of a life time.
151 and 153 FEDERAL STREET, ALLEGHENY.
Men's Suits marked down to $ 3.
Men's Suits marked down to 5.
Men's Suits marked down to 7 50.
Men's Suits marked down to 10.
Men's Suits marked down to 12.
These Snits are cut in sack and frock.styles. and come in light,
medium and dark Cassimcres, Scotch. Cheviots, Worsteds and Cork
screws, imported and domestic
Men's Overcoats marked down to $ 3.
Men's Overcoats marked down to 5.
Men's Overcoats marked down to 7 50.
Men's Overcoats marked down to 10.
Men's Overcoats marked down to 12.
Many of these Overcoats, being made of light and medium weight
Corkscrews, Cassimcres. Meltons, Venisians, etc., are just the suita
ble thing for spring wear.
Children's Kiit Suits marked down to 98c.
Children's Kilt Suits marked down to $2.
Children's Kilt Suits marked down to 3 50.
Boys' Knee-Pant Suits marked dpwn to $1 39
Boys' Knee-Pant Suits marked down to 2 50
Boys' Knee-Pant Suits marked down to 3 75
Boys' Knee-Pant Suits marked down to 5
Boys' Long-Pant Suits marked down to 2 50
Boys' Long-Pant Suits marked down to 4
Boys' Long-Pant Suits marked down to 6
Boys' Long-Pant Suits marked down to 9
These are no old, shop-worn gootU. having been received by us
during the latter part of the season; BUT GO THEY MUST to make
room for spring goods.
Children's Overcoats marked down to $1 25.
Children's Overcoats marked down to 2.
Children's Overcoats marked down to 3.
Children's Overcoats marked down to 4.
Boys' Overcoats marked down to $1 50.
Boys' Overcoats marked down to 2 50.
Boys' Overcoats marked dovn to 3 50.
Boys' Overcoats marked down to 5.
All the best and latest styles are included in this offering. Every
mother who has a boy to clothe should avail herself of this unex
Men's Pantaloons marked dovn to $i 29.
Men's Pantaloons marked down to 2 50.
Men's Pantaloons marked dovn to 3.
Men's Pantaloons marked dovn to 4.
Boys' Short Pants marked down to 35c.
Boys' Short Pants marked down to 49c.
Boys' Long Pants marked down to 67c.
Boys' Long Pants marked down to 98c.
A great variety to select from at the above reduced prices. Hand
some stripes, nobby cheats, neat mixtures, etc. Let no man or boy
miss this sale.
D O N ' T pm m circpmmces FAIL
to see the above bargains to-day and to-morro-w, if you're in need of
Clothing. It's the greatest money-saving chances ever known.
Fifth Avenue and Smithfleld Street
EVIDENCE OF CHEAPNESS
Can you call to mind any wide
awake town of 1,000 inhabitants,
where lots can be bought at Prices
we ask and on such easy terms?
OffE PER CENT CASH, THEN ONE PER CENT EACH WEEK THEREAFTER UNTIL FULL AMOUNT IS PAID,
.:. PORTLAND .:.
Has 5,000 population. The Evans
addition is less than a mile from
the Court House, on the main
street, with three-fourths of the
population lying between it and
the Court House.
SECURES A BUILDING LOT IN THE GEEAT NATUEAL GAS AND OIL FIELD AT POETLAND, INDIANA,
the county-seat of Jay county, In
diana, is half tvay between Fort
Wayne and Richmond, and 118
miles from Cincinnati by rail, or
about go miles in a direct line. It
is in the largest continuous district
of natural gas-bearing land in the
world a district which has been
developed and tested by hundreds
of gas wells, demonstrating beyond
all doubt that the gas supply is in
exhaustible, and its quality for fuel
and illumination unsurpassed. The
gas wells now in use at Portland
have an output of over 15,000,000
cubic feet daily, and this supply
may be increased ad infinitum.
The Grand Rapids and Indiana
Railroad and the Lake Erie and
Western Railroad give Portland a
north, south, east and west outlet
The county is one of the richest
agricultural and stock-raising coun
ties in the State. Portland has fine
public schools, a Normal College,
two newspapers, viz.: "Commer
cial," "Sun;" a building and loan
.association, seven churches, two
fine hotels, besides lesser ones, an
opera house, and does a large
wnoiesaie, retail and manufactur
The EVANS ADDITION
North Corporation Line of the
City of Portland,
And Lies Directly on the Principal
Street of the Town, Less Than One
Mile from the Court House,
Lots are offered in this subdivi
sion upon the following terms, viz.:
One per cent cash with order, then
one per cent each week thereafter
(or more if so desired by pur
chaser), until full amount is paid,
when warranty deed will be exe
cuted for. the property. A rebate
of 10 per cent will be made for all
cash in advance. On receipt of
first payment a bond for a deed
will be forwarded to the purchaser
with the amount duly credited; also
a large plat of the property and a
colored township map showing the
THE TITLE TO THE LAND IS
ABSOLUTELY FREE AND UNIN
CUMBERED. A complete abstract of title fur
nished free to all purchasers on re
ceipt of first payment,
THE LOTS ARE 25x140 AND
LARGER, fronting on 50-foot
street with 15-foot alley, and are
equal in value to lots selling in
other localities of the gas belt at
$150. We advise taking two or
more lots to secure a good frontage.
There are 12 lots to the block.
WE OFFER LOTS AT PRICES AS
FOLLOWS: $40, $45, $50, $55,
$60, $65, $70, $75, $80 and $85
each; Meridian street lots are $90
and $100, All without interest, and
free of taxes until deed is executed.
If any application is received
after all the lots are disposed of
the money inclosed for first pay
ment will be returned. No atten
tion paid to inquiries unless the one
per cent for lot is inclosed.
Remember the number of lots is
limited, and "first come, first
GAS WELLS ABB WITHIN IOO
FEET and lie at southeast and
southwest corners, while just
west of it Is tho
ONLY OIL FIELD IN THE STATE
PORTLAND, INDIANA, March 1, 1888.
I have made the survey and plat of the land comprised
tit the Evans addition to the city of Portland, fay county,
Indiana, and hereby certify that there ts not a lot in said sub
division that ts not suitable for building purposes and suscep
tible of good drainage. The subdivision adjoins 'the corpora
tion line of the city. Meridian street, which passes through
the property, is the principal street of the city and the main
thoroughfare of the county leading into the city. Sixteenth
street is also an important highway.
C. E. ROGERS,
Ex-County Surveyor and present City Civil Engineer.
We, the undersigned, are familiar with the above de
scribed property and indorse the foregoing statement in refer
THEODORE BAILY, Mayor of the City.
P. M. HEARN, Abstractor.
E. . MARSH, Editor 'Commercial."
SE BRING BROS, Grocers.
f. C. LOWRIE, Postmaster.,
PORTLAND is develop
ing quite rapidly since the
discovery of Natural Gas and
Oil in that locality. v Popula
tion is increasing and land
advancing. A number of new -,
factories, business blocks, and
over 100 dwellings have been,,''
built within the past year.
There is every reason tooe-.:
lieve that an investment made
S , iter
now will bring to thepur
chaser large returns in thej
ng business:"1" r- exact location of the addition. l-tecl, and "first come, first ONLY OIL FIELD IN THE STATE H. O. WELDON, Proprietor Merchants' Hotel. y
A. H. EVANS, TRUSTEE, PORTLAND, IND., OR ROOM 76. JOHNSTON BUILDING. CINCINNATI. 0.
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