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jterrifio. "The" 'occasion was a memorable
one, and the enthusiasm unbounded.
The hall was most elaborately and fitting
ly decorated. The colors of "the club, the
American flag itself, coTered the walls and
bung between the heavy pillars in graceful
A PICTUKEXJP the heko
of Tort Donelson and Appamatox was
placed at the head of the long line of tables.
Pretty flowers lent the exquisite charm of
beauty and fragrance to mate the dining
room attractive. Plants from the tropics
and chains of spruce clothed in the green
iverdure of spring, added materially in
making the picture beautiful and pleasing.
ffhe Chinese umbrellas, which twirled so
Jdexteronsly in the hands of members, have
on more than one occasion caught the
crowds and given the club a national repu
tation, were suspended from the ceiling.
Before the doors were opened a reception
was held in the parlors ot the hotel. The
members of the club and visitors were intro
duced to the invited guests. McKinley,
. Quayund Goff were already well known to
most of those present- Senator Plumb, of
Kansas, in build not unlike General Hast
ings, of Pennsylvania, soon made himselt
popular with "everybody. Senator Dela
xnater and State Chairman Andrews min
gled among old friends and enjoyed them
selves. Behind a screen of large exotic plants
.promptly at, 7 o'clock the Grand Army
Orchestra started a lively air. The guests
filed out of the parlors, and, headed by
Senator Plumb and H. D. "W. English,
closely followed by Senator Quay and Presi
dent Harry Paul, marched in order to their
TAKEN mm TOAST.
A Report of ibe Manner In Which the
Patriotic Sentiments of the E renins
Were Treated Orators ofNn-
tlonnl Renown Join in
The first toast was "Our Guests Present,"
by Congressman Dalzell, delivered in his
usual happy manner. He paid more than
one glowing tribute to the memory of Grant,
and he work of the Republican party was
not forgotten at his hands. '
"When General Hastings arose to respond
to the toast, "Grant, Citizen, Soldier and
President," there was a perfect storm of
applause. Majestic in bearing and in a
deep rotund voice he said:
I am grateful to meet the members of the
Amencns Club face to faccfor the first time'
to-night. The student of American history
will learn in his hnmble life, in the eloquence
of his life and in the true nobility of his nature
an organization worthy of his love
and commemoration. Every soldier that
carried' a -gun, every crutch and
empty sleeve, every soldier's widow is en
twined with the memory of U.S. Grant. His
memory does not suffer by comparison. Wash
ington was the man who breathed into the in
fant Republic, and it began to live; Lincoln
God bless the memory of Lincoln shed luster
on his name as the President during the war.
Sherman, Logan, Bbendan and Reynolds only
added to the luster of IT. B- Grant. To turn
from war to the science of Statecraft, Grant
was equal to them all. He plucked victory
from defeat, and wept for those who laid down
their lives for their country. While we speak
to-night for Grant may we not turn to the sol
diers that went to the war and came not back.
They sleep to-night under Southern skies, or
beneath the waters of swift-flowing Western
rivers. Let us not forget the soldier who has
THE MOTTO OF THE TIMES.
Grant said. "Let us have peace," and to-night
We swell the chorus: "Peace on earth, and good
will to men." Let me say that the current of
relations between George Washington andTJ.
S. Grant -are very light. When Washington
w as called from the army to the Presidency, he
said: "I had hoped to lire in peace: but I will
accept this call as the call of my country."
When Grant, tired out with the battles of the
war, longed for peace, the Republican party
called him to civil life, and be accepted.
The Republican party found on the towpath
of an Ohio canal a barefoot boy, and, needinga
President, they brought ont James A. Garfield
and placed him alongside of Washington and
Let us hope that the party of Harrison and
Morton and Matthew Stanley Quay loud ap
plause has come home to stay. In conclusion
let us hope that the Republican party will al
ways be composed of the common people, living
m a common tie of brotherhood.
At the ending of Hastings" speech there
were loud calls for Quay. In a shrill,
squeaky voice, the Little Napoleon arose,
and said :
My friends. I came here to-r'ghtnot to speak
or instruct you, but as a member of the Ameri
cus Club. If you seek an orator you mustlook
elsewhere for him.
Congressman Dalzell, in an eloquent
speech, introduced "Governor" Nathan B.
Goff, of West Virginia, who has been kept
out of the Governorship of his native State
after he had been honestly elected.
In clear, distinct tones General Goff be
gan his reply to thetoast,"TheK"ew South,"
OST THE 2TEW. SOUTH.
'The new. South, which I love, is progressing,
fed consequently the new South is Republi
can. The old South believed in slavery, was
ttert, disliked the hum of the factory. There
fore the old South was listless, Democratic.
The new South votes tbe Republican ticket;
the old South does the counting. The North,
South, East and West are all deeply interested
in this fate, because jour firesides are regu
latedbyit. Why not have a national election law? Why
not have Federal supervision at tbe polls?
Why not strike down this proud aristocracy
thatas baffled you for years7 It despises
everything you love. And If the great Worth
stand by and permit its organization to be
strengthened, I tell you verily that finally It
will be harder on you. Voters who were not
cermitted to vote should be counted when we
come to consider the ratio of representation.
When the Isorth determines this fraud must
stop, it will stop.
The new South loves the name of Grant. It
cherishes tbe fame of tbe silent soldier. Tbe
people of the United States never honored
Grant as he did tbem. We crowned him with
tbe victorious wreath, but still we have not re
paid him. We never can repay that great
soldier who fought for the Government be
loved so dearly. He seized the tiger of rebel
lion by tbe throat and strangled her in tbe
Southern jungles. The new South has her
men that wore tbe blue. A voice: "That is
one of them." "An bumble one," was the
quick rejoinder of Mr. Goff.
Let me tell you the men who served with
Grant honored him. Revolutions never go
backward, and tbe men who have come up out
of the darkness of slavery into the light and
freedom of liberty know fall well that Democ
racy cursed tbe one period and the Republican
party blessed tbe other. Tbe Republican party
has punned the Constitution of our fathers.
In tbe new South they love it also, because it
has given us tbe grandest system of human
education. They lore it also because that
party has given us law. Our rock-ribbed hill
sides have been pierced, and the waters of
commercial life hare flowed freely.
NEW PITTSBUEGS ALSO.
Tbe Republican party has also founded in
West Virginia a number of diminutive Pitts
burgs. We all know that this city and the
valley of the Ohio is the glory and pride of
civilized skilled labor.
The Republican party has washed the blots
on our national escutcheon and made us a
nation of freemen. Whatever there is that Is
good is found within the ranks of the Repub
Senator Plumb, of Kansas, was next in
troduced. He said:
I am both fortunate and unfortunate. I am
what my old friend. Dr. Leak, would call a
supplv. An Ohio man, you see, was set down
to reply to this toast of the Republican admin
istration. I don't know of a man, however,
who I would rather serve than Mr Butter
worth. This occasion sems to have been cot
ten up to do honor to Ohio men. Grant was
born in Ohio, and on my rich t Is another Ohio
man who could have been President if he had
sot forgotten himself.
The new administration is only 60 davs old. I
know all about it. I know what it is going to
do. because I know what the party wants it to
do. And it Is going to administer the govern
ment through Republican lieutenants lor the
benefit of the American people, not f orelcners.
It was a law of the Romans that no soldier
could pass the Rubicon until be had laid aside
But Abraham Lincoln lmewthatthe South
ern Democrats coulcin't tell the truth, and
when the war was over a Republican adminis
tration invited the army to Washington, and
there occurred a great parade. Thatarmy had
it In its power to unfrock Presidents, but the
Republic never was as safe as on that day.
THE BROADEST LOYALTY.
I say to you that loyalty to the Republican
administration is loyalty to the Republican
party, and loyalty ts that party is loyalty to a
Republican Government. There are doubting
Thomases in the Republican ranks; in fact, the
party is very much like the giddy girl re
proached by her 'pastor, who replied: "Just
wait until I get to camp meeting. I will make
it snow." For some time the party had been
badly rattled, but they pulled together finally,
and turned tbe Democrats out.
We carried tbe election, and they despair.
Next year Republican States cut loose, or
worse than that, mugwump.
Then the South wakes up and says we will
bold on longer. If for four years we could
have a Republican administration throughout
there would be no more solid South.
This is an anniversary close to another one.
It is a good time, therefore, for counsel. There
is Alexandria. When Braddock started
from that citv 131 years ago,
for Fort Duquesne Pittsburg was not known.
Alexandria was then the leading city of the
South; but what is she to-day, and how won
derfully has Pittsburs, grown. These two cities
represent the poles of tvto influences that have
their effect on communities. The one under
Republicanism has developed, the other under
Democracy has degenerated and lost its pres
tige. I call on you, fellow citizens, to stand by
the party that has made j on, and I ask you to
drink with me to the greatness and reputation
MAJOB M'KTSXEY'S SPEECH.
"When the Napoleonic countenance
of Major McKinley, of Ohio, ap
peared above the tables the ap
planse was long and loud, and there were
frequent cries for McKinley, the next President-
In responding to the toast, '"The
Republican Party," Mr. McKtnley said:
The Republican party is S3 years old to-day.
It has accomplished more for humanity than
any other party before. I ask you to read tbe
platform the party first made, and I feel sure
jou will be a better Republican. There is not
a principle in that platform, except one, that
has not been carried out in principle. Tbe
platform said that slavery must go, and
from that day slavery was doomed. It promised
the people a homestead lw. and tbe great
Northwest was opened to settlers. The party
said that Union was indissoluble and must
be maintained, and it was preserved through
the blood of many patriots. It also declared
that Kansas should come into the Union free,
and it did. That platform said also that the
Union Pacific railroad should be built, and
New Torlr now lies within six days of San
This administration ought to write on the
statutes of tbe United States the verdict of
last November. Then there is another thing
that it ought to do. that Is that the administra
tion ought to make it possible for a man to
casta ballot, and have it counted, and I don't
care what it costs. We are only asking for
what we ought to have. We are only asking
what Grant and Lee agreed to at Appomatox.
More we will not ask, and more we will nut
add. This agitation will not stop until politi
cal and civil equality will not be mere cold con
stitutional formalities, but a living birthright.
FOBGIVENESS IS ONE THING.
Our foes are all forgiven, but the work your
brave bands have finished shall never be un
done. Sleep sweetly through the ages, dust of
the gallant boys. I would rather see tbe Re
publicans overwhelmed tban we shouldturn
our backs to our black allies. Tell me they
have not earned their citizenship. I tell you
they have poured ont their life-blood to attain
it. The administration is not going back on the
negro. I am sure Senator Plumb andMr.Dal
zell will support me in my statements. General
Grant brought them to tbe Republican party.
If it hadn't been for the party there never
would bavo been a Grant. He turned out to
be a good fellow even if he did come from
Ohio. Applause. If it hadn't been for tbe Re
publican party we wouldn't have had a Sher
man, and he was born in Ohio. Why Quay was
born so near tbe line that he doesn't know on
which side, and I don't believe be cares. We
wouldn't have had a Sheridan or a Govern
ment worth baring, if it wasn't for tbe Repub
lican party. It was the Republican party that
made the Government.
To the letters of regret, also, there should
be an allusion, though tbelacK of both time
and space at the hour of finishing the above
report necessitates brevity at this point.
Colonel Fred Grant's letter plainly told how
well he would like to have been present to
take part in the celebration of his father's
birthday, but added that he couldn't. How
ever, there was the promise that the Aus
trian Mission should, during the present
administration, be kept open to tbe "boys"
of the Americus Club. Then there was
this one from the White House:
Executive Massiox, J
Mr. H. D. W. English, Pittsburj:, Pa.
My Dear Sir The President directs mo to
acknowledge the receipt of the card of invita
tion to be present at tbe third annual dinner
of the Americus Republican Club on the even
ing of the 27th instant, in honor of -the sixty
seventh anniversary of the birth of General
U. S. Grant. Appreciating the courtesy he
sincerely regrets that the pressure of public
duties will not permit him to be present on that
occasion. Verv truly yours.
E. W. Halfoud, Private Secretary.
April 18. 1889.
Vice President Morton, John. Sherman,
Bed field Proctor, Secretary Tracy, Governor
Hovey, Robert T. Lincoln, Senators Alli
son, Sawyer, Hale, Hawley and Spooner
likewise 'sent formal regrets, as did also
LOCAL ITEMS, LIMITED.
Incidents of a Day In Two Cities Condensed
for Rendy Reading.
Axx wholesale drygoods bouses in Pittsburg
will be closed on Tuesday.
Frank WnrrESEi.ii was among the throng
going to New York last night,
Hoher J. Lecds ay, of Carnegie, Phipps&
Co., left last evening for New York.
An East End man who received a license
was offered 20,000 for it, but refused tho
The Press Club and its friends anticipate a
great treat in the lecture of George Kennan,
It is stated that T. R. Morris, the Woods'
Run druggist, will likely be appointed Consul
to Cardiff, Wales.
Ax. Peterson, the gentlemanly ticket seller
at the Union station, and wife, left last even
ing for Dayton, O., on a visit to their parents.
Saitoei. O'Bbien, employed at Painter's
mill. West End, had his arms burned yesterday
by a splash of metaL Dr. Gangloff attended
W. H. Bbown's Sons' sunply store, near
Saltzburg, was burned accidentally at an early
bnur yesterday morning, entailing a loss of
A uttle waif, something near 3 months
old, was nncermoniously left by its unknown
mother, Friday, at tbe Woman's Christian
Home. 929 Penn avenue,
MBS. MART Lanqdon, an old lady living on
Collins avenue. East End, iell down a flight of
stairs yesterday, dislocating ber right shoulder
and receiving internal Injuries.
Before Alderman Doughty 'yesterday 'a
number of men were each fined S3 and costs for
obstructing the tracks of the Citizens' Traction
Company by turning to the left with their teams
instead of to the right.
The Emerson Branch, W. C. T. U., will dis
cuss tbe prohibitory amendment to-morrow
night in the Centenary Church, corner of Wy
He and Kirkpatrlck streets. Rev. Wallace and
S. B. Charters will address the meeting.
Patrick Ryan was arrested yesterday on
a charge ef assault and battery preferred by
Oscar Hofmann. The prosecutor claims that
tbe defendant threw a bucket of dirty water
on his wife as she was walking along Forty
second street on Easter. .
Several druggists have been sued before
Alderman Foley.of Woods' Run, for unlawfully
using bottles of the Bottlers' Union a second
time. One of tbem. W. H. Beech, of Fifth
avenue, says, it's an outrage, as there was no
criminal Intent in the case whatever.
Unduom Persoxiski is charged by Eliza
beth Kirsb, before Alderman Doughty, with
malicious mischief. She claims he has
damaged her property on Cedar street, in the
Sixteenth ward, and also that he keep" a
earage dog. Tbe defendant was held in 300
bail for a hearing.
The Ninth Union Temperance meeting
will be held in the Grand Opera House this
evening, commencing at 7:15. Captain J. K.
Barbourwill conduct the meeting. Will A
Sunday, or tbe Allegheny Baseball Club, and
WillJ. McConnell, another Allegheny boy and
and a noted orator, will speak to the people en
tbe temperance question.
Charles Downey's sa!6on at Duquesne was
not closed by order of the Sheriff, but by Mr.
Downey's own orders, as he desired to do every
thing possible to prevent an outbreak during
the strike. A correction of the misunderstand
ing is due to Mr. Downey, who stands well in
the esteem of all bis neighbors.
JDk. S. M. Hanna. Eye, ear, nose and
throat diseases exclusively. Office, 718 Penn
street, Pittsburg, Pa. e&sa
A MOUTHFUL OF OIL.
The Standard Gobbles a Slice of the
Washington Co. Territpry,
AND PATS $100,000 FOE THE MEAL.
Colonel E. H. Brer, the Scout, Figures in
This latest Deal.
HIS CAEEEE IN PETROLEUM CIRCLES
Right in the wake of the Standard Oil
Company's general gobble of the Ohio oil
field, and the subsequent refining of the
fluid, as exclusively published in The Dis
patch recently, comes the more important
fact, locally, that its monopolistic hand is
grasping the "Washington county field also.
Quiet as it has been kept information of
great issue regarding the pending transac
tions came-from reliable sources last even
ing, which fully proves that the Standard is
aiming to control all available oil territory
in this immediate region.
The Washington field, as is well known,
has been so far exempt from the manipula
tions of the "sure thing" company; hut it
now appears, open and 'above hoard, that
the aspiration of the organization is to
acquire the greatest and purest oil field ever
discovered. Joe Craig, that shrewd Napo
leon in oil, has invested very heavily in
this Washington field, and in such invest
ment, along with other independent pro
ducers, it has caused the Standard much
trepidation for fear of the damaging compe
tition and had results which the Washing
ton oil have and will cause the great and
only "cinch." For this reason
THEY TVANT IT,
and at any, price. It is safe and sure to
assert right here that the Standard has
virtually got a portion ot the field at a
magnificent price for the sellers; the only
procedure yet to be is signing the papers.
Everybody in the oil business knows
Colonel E. H. Dyer, the veteran scout, pro
ducer, oil property man and half million
aire. He is at the head of a syndicate deep
ly interested in(the Washington field, com
prising such people as C M. Heed, John
Galloway and Captain Grace. This com
pany of independent producers are lessees of
1,100 acres of valuable territory in the
Washington belt, which extends out of the
county, and includes the Mt. Morris sec
tion, in Greene county. Among these es
tates is what is known as the Knox farm,
containing 180 acres, with a daily produc
tion of about 900 barrels. This tract is the
first grab the Standard will have made, at
the specified sum of 5160,000.
In the Bradford district, producing oil
property sells at from $1,400 to 1,500 per
barrel of production; that is, to be more
specific, should the flow of wells on the
farm amount to ten barrels a week, the price
per barrel would be held at ten times $1,400,
or $15,000. In other words "barrels" mean
THE MONET IN THE DEAL.
Some Washington oil land sells as high
as $700 per barrel; but other territory has
been bought as low as $200, afterward real
izing for the purchasers, by a discreet "use
of the drill, a manifold profit on the invest
ment. For instance, the Knox farm was
leased for $4,000 by Colonel Dyer et al., and
now is re-leased to the Standard at the sum
This farm is situated right in the heart of
the most productive oil portion of Wash
ington county, ,and adjoins several cele
brated tracts, in which the derrick and drill
have caused millions of money to flow into
the pockets of the man who "called the
turn" on the fickle fluid.
Colonel Dyer, who is so prominently iden
tified with this deal, is the pioneer pro
ducer, and Christopher Columbus of Wash
ington county's new oil world. He is from
way down in Maine and, as far back as 1873,
predicted that there was petroleum to be
had from the bowels of the above territory.
At that time he broached the matter to a
number of men with means about here; hut,
meeting with no financial encouragement,
returned to his home down East.
After accumulating auamountof money
upwards of $20,000 he, with hope based on
conviction, came back to this undiscovered
held, where barrels and barrels of greasy
gold were awaiting the magic touch of the
No premonition impelled him to do this;
hut the good practical knowledge acquired
in other fields told him that a new Mecca in
petroleum was at hand, and so it has most
IX WAS QUITE RECENTLY.
Five years ago he put down the first drill
on the Smith farm, with subsequent happy
results of remunerative production and
development of the now famous
Washington oil field, which crude com
mands a higher premium than any other
oil produced. Although not so extensive at
present as some possessions of the Standard,
it has been an almost invincible barrier,
and a source of great uneasiness to the
monopoly, who, to obviate any serious
detriment to their interests, are quietly
conniving to confiscate the whole held, if
possible. However, this scheme is not
thought feasible by some, and one in par
ticular who may be mentioned as against it
is Joe Craig. When he learned yesterday
afternoon of the deal about to be consum
mated, he figurativelv threw up both hands
in astonishment, and rather intimated that
someone was playing into the Standard's
hand a trump which should consistently be
held until tbe last card was played.
Be that as it may, it is very plausible to
assert, from facts learned, that the big com
pany is playing its characteristic game of
"getting everything to be got," daunted
neither by monetary consideration nor ap
parent invulnerable circumstances,by which
to serve its purposes and increase its power.
HE.HAD LOOKED FOE IT.
An oil man identified with the business
for many years, when questioned about the
news of the Standard's latest move, said:
"I have been anticipating this very thing
on the part of the Standard. Their efforts
are now to control everything, absolutely,
in petroleum, and if possible to kill specu
lation in it on the exchanges. The schemes
to which this organization resort to estab
lish an end are beyond everybody and
"Do I think this will effect the market?
Heavens, no I There is no market id effect.
For all the schoolboy hurrah that goes on
the exchange daily it amounts to nothing
more than car fare. No one is realizing
anything, and the market is all a farce, so
far as a legitimate living is to be made out
When a Standard Oil employe was asked
about the deal, he with the usual close-oyster
style of the Standard people, purported
to know nothing about the matter. How
ever, after a few indirect questions, he ad
mitted that he could not say a word without
jeopardizing himself, and intimated that
the reporter was right, and there would be
more to follow; "but," he added, "don't
you quote me, because I am known all over
the field, and, should they see it, I would
get "fired." You understand my position?"
A Coming Reunion.
Pittsburg Association of Stationary "En
gineers, No. 3, of Pennsylvania, N. A. S.
E., will hold their third annual reunion on
Decoration Day, at Idlewild Grove, in the
Ligonier Valley, where they were last year.
The arrangements have all been mnde, invi
tations are out, and the affair promises to he
a greater success than any of "the previous
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consist oi ueorge Bhaw, pavid McGary,
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THE MILITIA DEPARTS.
The Boys In Blue Are Now In New York
They Depart Amidst Cheers and En
thaslnsra From Their Friends.
The platform of tbe Union station has
seen some pretty noisy and happy crowds;
but it has seldom had the pleasure of wit
nessing such a hurrah as that which
marked the departure of the local militia
for New York last night. The Eighteenth
and Fourteenth Begiments, with Battery B
acting as a kind of escort, took their de
parture in true Pennsylvania militia style,
and, to their credit, it may he said that
they took nothing else.
From early in the afternoon until 9
o'clock the platform resounded with the
heavy tramp ot marching feet. The first to
arrive was three companies of the Fifteenth
Begiment, They, left in special cars on the
4:30 train. Tbe balance of the regiment
went out about 7:30 o'clock. Lieutenant
"Westcont and a detachment of six men who
had lett the train to purchase supplies were
surprised when they returned to find that
the train had departed. They kicked
around for a long time, and were finally
sent out about 9 o'clock.
. Battery B with 74 men, under the com
mand of Captain Hunt and Lieutenants
Brown, Shepherd and Kimmel, appeared
upon the scene about 7 o'clock and went
out on the first section of the Eastern ex
press, at 7:15 o'clock.
Colonel Hawkins, of the Tenth Begiment;
came in with three companies and was
joined by the balance of his batallion, who
arrived from the surrounding country
towns. The Tenth Begiment left on a
special train about 7:45 o'clock.
The next to appear was the Fourteenth,
minus Senior Surgeon McCandless, who is
detained at Duquesne, owing to the im
pending trouble. The regiment was in
command of Colonel P. D. Perchmont, and
was accompanied' to the station by Colonel
Glenn. The Fourteenth had out nearly a
full regiment. They occupied seven coaches
and one sleeping car, and leit a few min
utes past 9 o'clock. They boarded the cars
at the head of Smithfield street, and were
run thronght the Union station yard with
only a few minutes' stop. Several of the
members of the regiment who got off to
secure liquid refreshment, had (o board the
train of the Eighteenth Begiment, which
The Eighteenth preceded their departure
with a short street parade through the
lower part of the city. As usual, they pre
sented a handsome, soldierly appearance,
and the marching of the men was excellent.
Everybody was enthusiastic, and the rain
did not appear to have the least affect on
the spirits of the men.
The regiment turned out 470 men, under
the command of Colonel N. M. Smith. The
other staff officers were Lieutenant Colonel
Butledge, Major I. C. Kay, Adjutant
Charles Reese and Quartermaster Brown.
Dr. Brumbaugh was senior surgeon, in the
absence of W. T. English.
Tbe Fifth Begiment, from Erie and vi
cinity, arrived in the city about midnight,
and left at 3:15 o'clock this morning for the
The Second Brigade Band will leave to
night. There were probably 2,000 people alto
gether who left for New York last evening.
There were 6 extra trains, containing 32
extra cars. Almost one-half as many more
are expected to go out to-day.
CAUGHT AT LAST.
F. fc W. Train Robbers Rnn Down in Kit
tnnnlns; by Detectives.
Detective Thomas Bhall, of the Pittsburg
and "Western road, assisted by Detectives
Sheppard and Stiveson, yesterday arrested
Thomas Davis, Sr., Thomas Davis, Jr.,
Samuel Davis and Patrick "Walch, of Kit
tanning, charged with robbing Pittsburg
and "Western cars. On February -2 and 3
three Baltimore and Ohio cars containing
golds valued between $5,000 and $6,000 were
rifled. The goods were consigned to ten
consignees, principally in this city, Spang",
Chaltant & Co. being one of them.
Detective Bhall began to work on the
case, and last week searched the house of
James McGill, of Herrs Island. He found
enough goods to fill a wagon, and a hole in
the cellar where other articles had evidently
been concealed. McGill disclaimed all
knowledge of the theft and blamed his wife.
Through a driver the goods were traced to
Kittaning. Detective Bhall stated the goods
were stolen by a brother of McGill's wife.
The detectives found in the barns of
Thomas Davis, Sr., and Thomas Davis, Jr.,
two wagon loads of plunder. Alter a lively
chase Thomas Davis, tbe son, was captured,
and the Others were easily lodged in jail.
The officers got the names of 45 persons to
whom the Davises had sold goods for less
than their cost. They were brought to
Pittsburg Inst night.
ONE COUNCILMAN SHORT.
George Schnd, of Allegheny, Declines to
Serve From tho Eighth Word.
George Schad, the Eighth ward, Alle
gheny, saloon keeper, who was refused a
license on the ground that he isa Council
man, denies that he is a member of the Al
legheny Councils. He had been a member
of the Common branch for years, but de
clined to run for re-election. His friends
insisted that he become a candidate for a
seat in the Select branch, and, although he
would hot allow the use of his name, he was
put up and elected.
"When Councils organized for the year
Mr. Schad declined to accept the position,
and has not been qualified. He is, there
fore, not a member of Councils, and believes
a great injustice has been done him.
10KG AM) SHORT OF IT.
A Very Little Hnsbnnd Falls Oat With a
Terr Big Helpmoer.
Mrs. MaryCiirtningham is charged before
Alderman Foley, of "Woods' Bun, with as
sault and battery upon her husband,
Eziekiel Cunningham. The husband is a
very small man, and his wife weighs proba
bly 200 pounds, or a little over twice as
much as the prosecutor. "With this advan
tage in size, tc, the husband says his wife
assumes unnecessary prerogatives, whereby
he is made painfully aware of her strength.
The hearing will be held on Thursday.
TO GO TO GETTYSBURG.
The Slcmbers of tbe monument Committee
Will Leave May 20.
At the quarterly meeting of the Ninth
Begiment, Pennsylvania Beserve Associa
tion, last night, the Chairman of the Mon
ument Committee reported that the monu
ment of the regiment on the battlefield of
Gettysburg would be ready for dedication
on May 21 and 22. The majority oi the
members will attend. They will be furn
ished tree transportation. It is the intention
to have the organization leave this city at 8
o'clock Monday morning, May 20.
Charged With False Fretense.
A charge of false pretense was entered
yesterday against L. Korner, before Alder
man Doughty, by A. Schuster. Schuster
keeps a drygoods store at No. 4063 Butler
street Several -days since a young man
claiming to represent the establishment of
Edwin Wills & Co., New York City, sold
him a bill of goods amounting to $36 73. The
prosecutor has discovered that he had been
taken in. A hearing will be held Tuesday.
The Wrong Focket Watched.
Benjamin Davidson is charged before
Alderman Cassidy with the larceny of a
silver watch valued at $10, by W. "W.
"Wattles. The watch is owned by "W. E.
Bell, who left it at the prosecutor's store for
repairs, and it is alleged Davidson secured
it by mistake and refuses to return it,
Mb. Andeew" McMinn, of McMInn
ville, Allegheny county, has been blind in
his right eye from cataract for a year, re
turned to his home yesterday restored to
sight through an operation performed by
jjt, Bauicri evx jcbbu ave.
SOKAY, XaPBIL 28,
QUIET AT DUQUESNE.
Sheriff McCandless Ready for Busi
ness, Bat Expects no Trouble.
THE STRIKERS PAID YESTERDAY.
Heavy Fines Imposed on Three 3Ten for
Contempt of Conrt.
SOME TERI UGLT RUMORS ARE AFLOAT
Sheriff McCandless went up to Duquesne
yesterday to superintend the paying offof
the strikers. The men were very orderly
and walked up' to the window'and accepted
their envelopes without attempting to create
any disturbance. In speaking of the strike
last evening upon his return to the city, the
"I do not anticipate any trouble, hut
have made ample preparations in case of an
outbreak. My headquarters for the next
few days, or until the trouble is ended, will
be at the Hotel Dnquesne, where
I can be reached at any time
bf telegrauh or telephone. A special
train is at my service and 1 can take a force
of men to the scene at any hour. All the
deputy sheriffs have been notified to be
ready to leave at a moment's warning. I have
taken these precautions, but I do not think
it will be necessary, as there will not likely
beany trouble. I went with the men when
they received their pay this afternoon and
all appeared to be perfectly satisfied. Steam
is being kept up at the mill, hut no woiic is
BEPORTED PEOM DUQUESNE.
Tbs Dispatch correspondent, at Du
quesne, sent the following account, of the
situation last night:
Tbe only new feature in the situation is that
the crowds of strikers who congregated upon
tbe streets since the strike begun was noticea
bly less. This was due partly to the inclemency
of the weather. No new developments were
expected during the day, and it was generally
accepted no further efforts would be made to
bring in new men before Sunday or Monday
This would give the owners an opportunity to
pay off the men.
Accordingly, yesterday afternoon the men
were paid off at the company's premises. The
men were refused admittance to the company's
office in the yard, and were compelled to re
ceive their money from the windows of the en
gine bouse in the corner of the grounds. It
was an orderly crowd that patiently awaited
their time there in the rain, after having waded
through six or eight inches of sticky mud.
There were some complaints of mistakes, one
man receiving 14 04 for 14 days' work: another
only 4 for a week's work. The mistakes were
acknowledge to have been made unintention
ally, and the men quietly dispersed to their
homes or places of boarding after receiving
The most interesting incident of the day was
during the morning when two constables from
Homestead appeared. It was with gratification
that the strikers learned that they bad in their
possession a warrant for the arrest of John Gil
hooly, the acknowledged leader of the non
union men. They wanted him on a charge of
desertion, made by his wife, and an attachment
for a board bill. The constables were allowed
to entertbe inclosure and take their man with
out any remonstrance on the part of the em
ployers. HO INCEEASED FORCES.
"With the exception of a man, John Dyer,
who came ont with Engineer Cassidy the other
day, the number of workmen in the yards re
mains unchanged. Dyer became tired of his
confinement and came out over tbe fence. He
told those outside he had asked permission to
leave, but had been refused, so be watched for
an opportunity and took his departure over
, 'The burning of G. W. Fawcett's store Fri
day night bas put a rather serious phase upon
the side of the strikers. This store had been
supplying the men within tbe works with pro
visions since tbe strike began, the Dnqnesne
pesple having ref nsed to supply any provisions,
whatever. Borne underhand intimations were
made against the strikers, but It" was only with
reluctance that any one could be induced to
express this opinion. The strikers talk more
freely. One man said:
"Of course it will be laid to the strikers.
There has been a charge of incendiarism made.
Xlknow it looks bad, and will burt us, but we
are going to put on a brave face. However,
the strikers feel that their cause is just, and
tbe people are with them."
Steps have been taken toward holding a meet
ing, and one will likely be held to-day, when
tbe situation will be thoroughly discussed, and
whatever steps seem plausible will be taken.
The indignation over the fate of Critchlow,
Dunn and McCrory knows no bounds. Some
propose to appeal the case, for they claim that
there is indisputable evidence of the 11 Huns
being furnished with weapons,
Reports that-20 more deputy sheriffs had ar
rived were circulated during the afternoon,
but the number was just three, who came out
on tbe 2.45 F. M. train. This slow increase of
deputies is taken as ah Indication of tbe arrival
of more new men. By bringing out two or
three at a time the strikers will be thrown off
Yesterday was the most gloomy day since the
strike begun. No concessions are likely to be
made by either side. Suspicion as to the origin of
the firo which was directed against tbe strikers,
although without grounds, tends to weaken
their cause. Whether the strikers succeed in
securing their demands depends much upon
what snpport tbey receive from other mills.
The decisive moment seems likely to be
reached within a day or two.
X DREAEY ASPECT.
At a late hour last night the town presented
a dismal aspect. The streets were almost de
serted and only a few loiterers at the pool were
out. It was authoritatively learned that a
number of blankets and mattresses were taken
Into the steel works at a late hour. This, of
coarse, to furnish accommodation to more
denutles. Everything seemed favorable for
bringing in new men, which, it seems to be
generally believed, will be done by Monday
William Dunn, Sylvester Critchlow and
John McCrory, charged with contempt of
court, in refusing to obey the injunction of
tho court in ordering the strikers to dis
perse, had a hearing before Judge Ewing
this morning. The defendants' counsel
read affidavits to the effect that they had
not violated the law or- disturbed the peace.
Sheriff McCandless testified that he had
warned the men not to assemble around the
works or they would suffer. Judge Ewing,
in giving his decision, said:
It is clear to me rhat these men do not under
stand their rights. It is a mob and unlawful
assembly when men collect in crowds so as to
intimidate men, even if there was not a hand
raised or a threat made. Itis the duty of the
peace officers to promptly disperse all snch
crowds and not attempt to fraternize with
them. Tbe riots of 1S77 should teach us a lesson
in that regard, and each of these workingmen
should know that it is to their best interests not
to bave riots, for-a rich man can take care of
himself, but a poor man cannot, always. I
am sorry to say that ,. some rich men
violate the law, and I only wish tbey
could come before us properly. Riots are very
injurious, and each poor workingman in this
county is now, in rent and taxes, helping to pay
the debt of 3.000,000 put upon the county by
the riots of 1877. John Dunn, you are guilty ot
contempt of court, and I fine you $500 and in
dofault thereof you stand committed until
further order of Court. John McCrory, vou
are also guilty of contempt and I tine you 5100
and in default to stand committed. Bylvester
Critchlow, I fine you $25 and in default to stand
Dunn was ordered to go to jail by his
counsel and not pay the fine, and so was
McCrory, which they expect to do. Critch
low will probably pay his fine.
Yesterday afternoon several men, sup
posed to be friends of the strikers, canvassed
the hardware and drug stores at Turtle
Creek in search of dynamite cartridges.
There were none fo beJhadin the 'place, and
the people went in search of them elsewhere.
Their excuse for the using of dynamite was
"for blasting." ' Muttered threats are said
to have been made, however, in connection
A Labor Man Caned.
Mr. Arthur B. Smythe, of the Marble,
"Slate and Tilelayers' Union, was surprised
by his friends last Thursday evening. The
members of the union called at his home,
on Lombard street, and presented him with
'a fine gold-headed cane. Mr. Smythe re
ceived the present and made a neat speech.
Street Car Men Sleet.
Local Assembly No. 6003, K. of L., com
posed of street car men, met at midnight at
i-their hall oa Beaver avenue, Allegheny.
Master "Workman Boss, of D. A. 3, wa8
present and delivered an address. There wa
no trouble on hand, and at the close of the
meeting Mr. Boss stated that only routine
business had been transacted.
A Denial From Master Workman Boas.
The publication in a labor journal and in
some of the daily papers to the effect that
the milk producers are not eligible to mem
bership in the K. of L., has caused consid
erable indignation on the part of Master
"Workman Boss, of D. A. 3. He is credited
with saying that the men are not eligible,
and repudiates the statement. He says he
has not yet been spoken to on the subject,
but that if the producers want to come in
they will be received
Souglfers and Catchers' Grievances.
A committee of roughers and catchers met
on the Southsidetlast night, demanding rec
ognition by the Amalgamated Association,
which will be presented at the meeting this
afternoon. They claim that the programmes
containing suggestions for next year's scale
were "shoved out too soon," and was done
to prevent them from laying their griev
ances before the members of the association.
A Imrce Coal Contract.
The contract for supplying the Detroit
Gas Company with 16,000 tons of coal was
awarded to two Pittsburg concerns. The
Youghiogheny and Ashtabula Coal Company
received the contract for one-half of the
amount needed and the "West Newton Com
pany got the otber half. The contract price
is $2 16 per ton for run of the mine coal,
which ia somewhat lower than the rate last
President J ames Campbeil, of the "Win
dow Glass Workers' Union, will leave this
evening for a tour of the Western factones.
Yestebbat was payday at Homestead,
Jones & Langhlins' and several other works,
and the men responded liberally to the call for
aid from the Duquesne strikers.
Glendon Lodoe, 61 the Amalgamated As
sociation, yesterday received two weeks' pay
from the lodge. Tbey are the strikers at DII
wortb, Porter & Co.'s mill, and bave been out
for ten months and have not lost one man.
TBE IMUGURAIi FEST1Y1TIES.
rroBrnmme of the Ceremonies to be Held
In the East End Toendny.
The General Committee on the "Washing
ton Inauguration Centennial celebration in
the East End met last night. The Pitts
burg Driving Park has been secured for the
display of fireworks. The Committee on
Guns reported that they wonld secure two
six-pound guns from tne arsenal for firing
the salute. The following is the programme
for e day's festivities:
9.30 A. if., services in all tbe East End
churches. V20 p. M., salute of 13 guns, repre
senting the 13 States of Washington's time,
from Black Horse Hill. Tbe salute will be tbe
starting signal for the parade. It will move
from North Hiland to Stewart street, counter
march to South HlUnd, to Walnut street, to
Shady avenue to Penn avenue, to Frankstown
avenue, to .Lincoln avenue, to the Pittsburg
Driving Park. The mass meeting at the park
will commence at 2.30. Rev. B. P. Hammond
will open the meeting with prayer. "Hail
Columbia" will be sang by the children. An
inaugural and historical address will be de
livered by the Rev. C. V. "Wilson. 'The Star
Spangled Banner" will then be sung by the
school children, followed bv an address from
W. C. Moreland, Esq. "Then and Now," a
poem, will be read by J. W. Pope, succeeded by
the song,"Red,Whlte and Blue,"by the schools,
"Marching Through Georgia" will be played by
the Altoona Band, and an address made by J.
J. Millerv "America" will be sung by the chil
dren, after which George Finlev will make an
address on the "Progress of East Liberty."
The song "My Country 'Tis of Thee," by the
whole audience, will conclude the programme.
GET A PLATE OR A FINE.
That Is tho Alternntire Presented to nil
Owners of City Vehicles.
It will be of importance to many owners
to know. that this is the last week of grace
for the payment ot vehicle license at' the
City Treasurer's office. After to-morrow a
week, any person using the streets ot the
city with a vehicle, either for burden or
pleasure, without a license plate thereon,
will be liable to arrest on sight and pun
ished by a fine of $10 and costs and the price
of the vehicle plate.
Vehicle Officer Bengough has districted
the city, and will place a special officer in
each district with instructions to see that
the law is fully complied with, and he re
quests that this specific notice be given in
order that persons who have not yet secured
their plates may do so at once and escape
the annoyance and expense sure to follow a
neglect to conform with the requirements of
Caution is also given to persons who have
secured license plates to attach them to
their vehicles at once, as a failure to do so
makes them as liable under the ordinance to
fine and costs as if they had failed to secure
BONDS ALL APPR0TED.
A Rumor of Judge White's Return to the
It was rnmored yesterday that Jndge
"White had returned home. He was not
around the Court House, however. During
the afternoon Judge Ewing reconvened the
License Court for the purpose of approving
the bonds that had been filed in place of tbe
ones that were rejected. All were approved
with the exception of the case of B. T.
Carothers, of McKeesport, who has not yet
filed a bond in place of the rejected one.
Clerk of Courts McGunnegle yesterday
commencel to issue the licenses, and of the
retail ones, all were taken out but 44. Only
a few of the wholesale ones have yet been
taken out. It is desired to finish" up the
work on Monday, Tuesday being a holiday,
and the 'officials desiring to clean up the
matter before then.
Tbe First ward liquor dealers yesterday
formed a strong organization. Tbey, will
try to get license rehearings. After that
the licensed members will protect them
selves against unlicensed dealers.
The Programme of the W. C. T. V. for This
Afternoon and Evening.
A. C. Rankin will speak to the working
men for the "W. C. T. U. at the Moorhead
Hall this evening.. Homer L. Castle will
speak at the same place in the afternoon.
Jn the evening he will talk in Glenwood.
Mrs. Bailev will address a meeting at Salis
bury Hall this afternoon, and in tbe even
ing'she will speak at the Bingham Street
M. E. Church.
All Abont a Black-and-Tan.
A bearing was had before Alderman Cas
sidy yesterday in which Harry Morgan was
charged with the larceny of a black-and-tan
dog, valued at $50, bv Annie F. Johnston.
Tbe dog had been given to the defendant's
son, and the prosecutorvlearned Mr. Morgan
intended to sell it, to which she objected.
The difficulty was amicably adjusted, and
the case was dismissed.
New Officers of the A. P. A.
Gustave AdolphXodge No. 33, A. P. A.,
of the Southside, elected the following offi
cers last night: "W. M.. Hartman Scbroe
der; "W. D. M., Henry Eossert; Recording
Secretary, C. Brubach; Financial Secre
tary, H. 'Werner; Assistant Financial Sec
retary, Theodore Stubenbords; Trustee, L.
Krueger, Ji.-; Representative to Grand
Lodge, J. Dietz.
The Charge la Embezzlement.
An information was made before Alder
man Cassidy yesterday by H. M. Nurse, of
the Union Installment Companv. against
Charles Yinger for embezzlement. The prose
cutor alleges the defendant secured $96 25
worth of goods, for which he refnsei to pay.
Bail was given for a hearing to-morrow. ,
iHisted, the famous yonng photographer,
Is baking the fiawt photos eyer seen la, the
bots haying welts
May be Called by Agent O'Brien 'to
Continnea Cruelty Case.
ALLEGHENY'S INSTANCE EEVIYED
By an Official Who Seems Determined to
fellow It to the End.
WERE THE BOTS THREATENED, ALSO?
Eddie Giffin, one of the boys prominently
mentioned in the alleged abuses at the
Protestant Home for Boys on Anderson
street, Allegheny, has received notice to
vacate the house. Several days ago he got
a letter from the Secretary of the institution,
requesting him to vacate the premises as his
company was no longer desired. He has
been given until Mayltomake up his mind
where to go. If he returns to the house he
will be put out.
Two other boys, who were prominently
mentioned in the affair, and one of whom
first brought the matter to the attention of
the Humane Society, will leave on Tues
day, on account of the treatment received.
The managers of the Humane Society
TV1M. MEET TUESDAY
afternoon in their rooms in the Penn build
ing to receive the report of Agent O'Brien,
and instruct him what to do.
Agent O'Brien is getting evidence, and
has a pile of manuscript containing un
sworn testimony in his office. He says if
there is no influence brought to bear upon
the boys' to prevent them from testifying
there will be some interesting facts brought
to light. Among other things will be an
allegation made by one of tbe large boys
who savs he happened to hear one in author
ity make what was considered by them to
be a serious threat. He says that after the
management had been exonerated last
Monday night one of them said to a number
of the boys: "Yon made it hot for me last
week, now I will make it hot for yon this
"While speaking of the matter yesterday,
Agent O'Brien said: "I do not know any
other thing for the society to do but to go
ahead. Notwithstanding the action of the
Board of Managers of the home in exoner
ating the Superintendent, the
EVIDENCES OP SEVERITY
are so palpable that we cannot get over
them. If the management made the threat,
to make it hot for the boys, as has been al
leged, then there will be a continuation of
the alleged abuses.
"This would not be the first timeboys
have been inbumanly treated in snch insti
tutions. I got evidence in one case where
a boy was thrown out of the second story
window about one year ago, and had to
sleep in the Allegheny lockup that night.
"It has been stated in the papers that if
the society pushes the case it will injure us.
The people that are setting up this cry do
not contribute 1 to maiutain the organiza
tion, and it is not at all likely that they
have been authorized to speak for those that
do. Our duty in the matter is clear, and I
do not think it will injure us in the least.
The bine and black marks on the bodies of
the small boys were not put there by them
selves." ADFRECHTS ELITE GALLERY.
Rivals Attempt to Use Its Name to Boost
The high reputation of Anfrecht's Elite
Gallery, at 516 Market street, is shown by
the fact that rivals in the business are at
tempting to use the name to advertise them
selves. Certain persons who were employed
by Mr. Aufrecht as subordinates for a brief
teriod,advertise that they had conducted the
Elite for five years. This statement is
wholly Incorrect.as Mr. Aufrecht has always
personally managed his gallery, and now
operates tbe camera himself and gives per
sonal attention to all work done in his estab
Mr. Aufrecht is not only a first-class ar
tist himself, known throughout this country
and even in Europe for his artistio skill,
taste and experience, but he has recently
employed a number of the most competent
artists to take charge of the different depart
ments of his extensive business. At the
Elite the finest work known to the photog
rapher's art is turned out at marvelonsly
cheap rates considering its light quality.
It is lasting, and is guaranteed never to
An important feature of the methods
employed at the Elite is the fact that no
defective work is permitted to leave the
place, and to this end sittings are given and
insisted upon until not merelv the patron,
but the proprietor is satisfied. Children are
always welcome. An elevator is accessible
and every facility is offered for the comfort
and convenience of patrons. All are
cordially welcomed at the Elite, Ho. 516
All for That Blessed Baby.
To-morrow morning at 9 o'clock we com
mence a 10-day reduction sale of infants'
wear. Mother Hubbard cloaks, embroidered
top and bottom, during this sale, at $1 75,
regular price, $3; nice cloaks, 99c, $1 25, $2
to $10; cambric slips, 15c, 19c, 25c to $1;
fine robes, 75c to $6; cambric chemise, 10c,
worth 20c; cambric and embroidered flan
nel skirts, 35u to $3; zephyr sacks, chemise
and bands, 25c up; bootees, 9c; mull em
broidered bonnets, 5c to $1; cashmere and
silk bonnets, 49c, worth 75c; bibs, 3c up;
rubber diapers, 15c "We have just opened
a new line of children's dresses in calico,
gingham and seersucker, all sizes, from 8c
to $3; .white cambric dresses, 2 to 16 years,
15c to $5: ladies' calico wrappers, OOc'to $1;
fine batiste wrappers, $1 75 up; Jerseys, 50c
to $5; corsets, 19c to $3; cambric nurse
aprons, 10c; pink, blue and cream jersey
ribbed vests, 15c; blonse waists, 75c to $3;
regular $1 kid gloves, 50c; boys' calico
waists, 15c; Star laundried waists, 69c,
worth $1; our double reinforced gents' un
laundried shirt, pleated bosom, 48c, beats
them all; Demet flannel shirts, 49c, worth
75c. Loots Bogahneb's Busy Bee
Hive, cor. Sixth and Liberty.
THEUE IS ONE CARPET HOUSE
In Pittsburg That Don't Depend on New
For an opportunity to offer bargains to its
customers. "We refer to Edward Groetzinger,
627 and 629 Penn avenue, who buys in such
large quantities both at home and abroad, as
to be able to offer better bargains all the
year around than New York auction houses
can do in staple grades.
If a stranger to our house yon may doubt
the above, and if you do, just step in this
'week and see the immense stock of best
velvet carpets we are running out at $1 a
yard. The same goods are sold at $1 50 per
yard everywhere, and considered cheap at
that. Edward Groetzisoer,
627 and 629 Penn avenue.
KLEBEB. & BEO. LEAD AS USUAL.
.. Wonderful Sales.
The Messrs. Kleber & Bro. certainlyhave
the cream of the music trade, for no one at
all posted in mnsical matters will risk buy
ing a piano or organ anywhere else. "What
piano can compare with the great Steinway,
Conover or Opera pianos, or the wonderful
Vocalion church organs or Bordett organs?
Kleber & Bro's prices are lower than those
of other dealers and their terms of payment
easier and warranty longer. The general
public put more trust inKlebers' say so and
their honorable dealings than in any one's
else. Theirs is the boss mnsio store in this
"Walter Histed's Society Gallery now
open. 35 Fifth ave. Entrance by elevator.
UeKee, the Jeweler, Has Removed
To 420 Smithfield street, one floor below
Diamond street. Give him a call; he can
save you money. A complete new and much
larger stock, than ever before dXaawsets,
iwnrew, BUTWwjwe, etc.
MAKSHELL? the cah grocxx.
Will Save Too Blooey.
We wish to make a general apolotrvtes
our dnt-of-towp customers for delays which -have
occurred in shipping their goods dur
ing the last three weeks. Owing to confu
sion incidental to the enlarging of our store,
it was simply Impossible to keeD up with
our orders. Although we are not yet fixed
up, we have things in shape that this delay
will not occur In the future. Having
doubled tbe capacity of our stores, weieel
as thouzh we were let loose from a straight
jacket, for, before, we had scarcely room to
"We now have the largest floor space of
any retail grocer in Western Pennsyl vahia.
"We have twice as many clerks, run mora
delivery wagons and sell three times as
many goods as any other retail grocer. "We
guarantee; our weights, measures, prices and
quality of goods in short, we gnarantea
perfect satisfaction. If anyone is not satis
fied, we will take back- the goods without
expense to him. 4
Our great bargains in California e vapor- ..
ated fruits are immensely popular. "We sold'
one-half ton ot prunelles in one week, and
have one ton left. Bnt our price 4 Bis-, V
25c did it. We can still offer California
nectarines, 4 lbs., 25c; Calif, egg plums. 3n
Bis., 25c; Calif, prunes, 3 lbs., 25c; Calif, j1
apricots (good), 3 lbs., 25c; Calif, evjo. T"t
pears, 2 lbs., 25c; Calif, silver prunes, --J
per S.; Calif, apricots (fancy), 15c per B.
These prices are 50 per cent less than whole-j.
sale prices. The fruits are the best. After)
deducting freight and the cost of putting.,
them on the market, there is nothing left.
,for the man who grew them. Bnt agricul
ture is the foundation of society, so theyg
say, and, as usual, the fonndation is bnrieo-.
away ont of sight. fJ '
Come and see our handsome fruit and tea
windows, and come in and get a cup of tea?'
If you don't like the tea when you drink it,"
Send for weekly price list and order by'
mail. Orders amounting to $10, without ?:
counting sugar, packed and shipped free oft '
charge to any point within 200 miles. "
Give me a trial I will save yon money. ""
79 and 81 Ohio st., cor. Sandusky, ,
Oar Slay Mntlc Festival.
Mr. Locke, the manager, and Anton
Seidl, the Director of onr approaching .
Music Festival at the new Exposition Hall,
anxious to make the affair a brilliant suc
cess in every detail, have engaged Mile,
Aus der Ohe, the grea,t pianist, and, as ia
all their public concerts heretofore, a splen;
did Steinway concert grand piano. They" . ,
say that Pittsburg shall not be behind any r
of the other great cities in the way ot hav
ing the best of everything.
Gllmore'sBand Versos Piano..
Patrick S. Gilmore, the leader of the,,
famous Gilmore Band, which will perform''
here next week, always nses a piano in his ..
concerts, and realizing the difficulty of such
an instrument showing off to any sort of.,
advantage beside a large orchestra, Mr.
Gilmore critically examined the pianos of
all the first-clasi makers and decided that
only the Steinway could fill the bill. He'
has, therefore, been nsing none but Stein
way's in his public concerts.
Watch and Jewelry Repairing a Speclnltv.
Personal attention given to watchwork
a complete new stock oi diamonds, watches,
ifwelry, clocks, silverware, etc. Jamei
MaKee, Jeweler, 420 Smithfield street,
formerly 13 Fifth ave. Very low prices.
Bargains in second-hand carriages and
buggies of every description. Largest
stock in the city.
Thos. S. CNeii & Co.,
5821-5825 Penn ave., E. E. ,
Ladies take Angostura Bitters generally -,
when they feel low spirited. It brighten t
them np. -
WE HAVE PUTisjjls,
Forth our best efforts to secure a spring stock Jjpf
of Dress Fabrics at prices that will save,yoat
money, and admit at a selection ot choice andry '
artistio weaves In
FOREIGir DRESS GOODS.
Silk values unsurpassed. Best qualities of
Black Dress Silks. Surahs, Failles and Printed
Indias. Short lengths of plain and fancy Silks
at bargain prices. t
An Immense variety of new weaves in BLACK
DRESS FABRICS. Silk warp specialties from
SI and up. Black Henriettas, 65c, 75c and JL i
EVERY DEPARTMENT COMPLETE.
Trimmings and Buttons I Underwear. Hosiery, t
to match Uress uoocs. uorsets ana uioves. .j
Ladies' and Children's Suits.
Side Band Noveltie. nice Quality Frenos)
Suitings, J12, S15 and $18.
Handsome trimmed suits. P5, $20, S2S. :
Two toned suits, $15, $18, $25.
Black cashmere suits, $12,- $15 to $20.
Black Henrietta suits, $16, $18, $20. 'Jl
Latest styles for Children and Misses' Cloth.1 ""
Suits, nraid trimmed, $Z and up.
Cashmere Suits, metallic trimmings, $4 anS -,
"We are selling jaunty lace sleeve and bead -grenadier
mantalette at 53 50.
Full-beaded, silk-lined mantalette specialtiet ,
at $3, $4. $5 to $25. - '
Faille silk, lace and bead or braid sQk-llneo
mantles, $9, $10, 1 15 at d 520. -
BIBER I EABTDN,
605 AND 507 MARKET ST.
LITTLE LORD FAUNTLEROT
Has been a pronounced favorite with everyone.'
familiar witn tne cnarming story, x no popular
Fanntlerov Sashes are more in demand thaa
ever. We have an elegant assortment in all
colors for Ladles, Misses and unudrea.
THE LATEST NOVELTY.
Ladies' Blouse Sets in fine black and white
Mulls, handsomely trimmed in fancy tinsel
OTJR GLOVE DEPARTMENT
Has been made more attractive by a full Una
of Silk Gloves and Mitts for summer wear. ,
Fine Eons Silk Mitts for evening wear a spe
cialty. Kid moves nttea ana guaianwou.
Complete stoats ot
FANCY HOSIERY AND FINE MtJSLIXJ
. li.ki. .v nt COTS&tSVlM
Amons out rcuuio nuv - :, , i--
recommend "Her Majesty's," "A1011!?.."?!
a. new P" "' JJ""."", "VhlSnT of 34
iacuon. uor uiuug touuj, ... -r--"r ;z-iZiZ1
perienced fitter, aff..rds convenience for ladWl
-SPECIAL-Corsets made to order.
orders receive prompt attention. jt
Jy Sm aoics in
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