Pittsburg dispatch. (Pittsburg [Pa.]) 1880-1923, May 15, 1889, Page 2, Image 2
1f, 5 I r -'f3 " The Miners' Strike Ended and "Work to be Resumed AT 73 GENTS FOE DIGGING. Thirteen Witnesses to Testify at the Glass Investigation. CAMPBELL EEFUSES TO APPEAE. General Wortliy Foreman Wheat Addresses the Knights. HE BATS THAT THE OEDERIS GBOWIBG The strike of 6,000 railroad miners is ended, and work in all of the mines will be resumed to-day. A concession was made by the diggers, and the operators also con ceded a point or two. The price lor the en tire year will be 7S cents per ton, -which is 1 cent less than was demanded. By this concession the miners will not lose more than 7 or S apieee. The opera tors seemed anxious to settle the trouble, end when the convention was held on M on day, sent a messenger to the meeting asking for a conference. A committee was appointed to meet them, but thev declined to enter into any acree- ment unless the operators assured them that they had power to act. The convention then adjourned and reassembled at Knights of Labor Hall yesterday morning. The Pittsburg Coal Association also met yester day morning at their rooms on Fifth ave nue. After discussing the situation at length it w- decided to settle the matter, if possible, and a committee ol three was ap pointed, with power to act. LARGE BEFBESENTATION. The miners' convention was well attended, there being representatives present from N. P. U., K. of L. and unorganized mines. They also appointed a committee which met the operators, and in a short time an agreement was drawn up and signed which settles the "wage question among the miners of the Pitts burg railroad district for one year. The miners urged a'4-cent rate, and finally offered to submit the matter to arbitration, but the operators would not agree to this. After arguing the question for several hours the following was drawn up and signed by the two committees: Pittsburg. May 14. At a convention held In this city this day, the resolution presented to oner to the operator the price of 73 cents as the price to jroTern the mining or coal In lie Httsbnrg district from May 1, 1SS9, to April sn icon v.. ,,wnl,Tiniielv nrtnntni?. ntl Mpssrs. John 1). Conway, . T. Lewis, Michael AlcQuaide and James Cole were authorized and cmpoweredl to sign an apreement wltn tne operators oinaiug the miners to be so KOTerned during that tJJe, and In conformity therewith and for that prpose we, John D. Conway. t.T. Lewis, Mlcnrfel ilc Qualde and James Cole, sign this paper is a f nil obligation on the part orthe miners to tlrat effect. This proposition has been considered by the operators, and we. the committee appointed Tor the purpose of accepting the same -fa the part of the operators and binding the sne to the pay ment of the said price for the Ve-jta. specified, do sign this paper. A. UEMTSTCB. V. L. KOBBINS, GE0&GK Y. . bCHLCEDEKBEEQ. THEIB EVOLUTIONS. While the committee was absent, consulting with the opeptfors" representatives, the con gestion -pawed the following resolutions: WHTiIeas, Tht mine-s of this district, lite those of all other mining regions, recognize the necessity of thorough organization and harmony upon all questions affecting their common Inter ests; and Whereas, Pastexpcrlerce teaches us that the purcnasing power oi uic varuiu& ul i&uor jb greatest where the laborer has absolute freedom to expend It; therefore Resolved, First. That we, the representatives of the miners, urge upon the executives of all organ izations, local, district ana national, to arrange a system bv which the wishes of -the rank and file -will be obeyed and their Instructions gnide the movements of our officials so as to insure the united influence and prestlre of all organizations of our craft to better accomplish the work before us. Resolved, becond, That we urge npon employers the advisability of abolishing company stores In connection with their work, and request our craftsmen in this and every coal field to unceas ingly agitate for the abolition of the system and as far as practicable seek employment where cash Is paid for labor and coercion to deal in company (tores Is not practiced Kesolved. Third, Tha we tnitc In our efforts to light against non-unionism and all things which tend to our subjection and disorganization, and use every honorable means within our reach to harmonize and extend organizitlon and fraternry ""among our lellow craftsmen. Jteaoi red, yourth,That these resolutions be pub lished in the Trades Journal, Labor Tribune and dally press. There was an informal talk on the situation, and John Flanncry introduced tne following, -which was also adopted unanimously: Eesolved, That the convention or railroad miners express their gratitude to and confidence In J. 1). Conway, for the faithful performance of Ms duties and fulfillment of the miners' instruc tions in the able way In which be conducted the struggle for what we believe to be a Just and equitable price for mining In this district. A HAMT PBESIrfT. " President Conway, of the N. P. U. in this district, was one of the happiest men in the country last night. He said he was glad the trouble was over, as he could now enjoy a few days ot much-needed rest. Rational Secretary Lewis was also well pleased over the result, and wired the news to President McBride at once. In speaking of the trouble last evening Sec retary TJmbstaetter, of the Coal Association, said: "If the miners had gained their point at the start they wonld net have made more than 10, as they cannot mine moro than 100 Jons of coal in six months, and tho difference is only 2J cents per ton. While they were -n aiting for a settlement each man lost f ally &K."' N ational Secretary Lewn in talking on the Subject said: "It is a very difficult matter for a miner to turn out 400 tons in six months. The consumption ot coal will be the same v Aether the miners of the Pittsburg district are oat on a strike or not. They have lost a couple of weeks time but will Tnake that up and earn just as much money as if the strike bad not oc curred. All of the operators have orders to fill and will fill them. The men may have to work a little harder, but they have not lost any thing by the strike. WITH A WHOLE MILLION. A Great Iron Concern Chartered In tho Conn Yesterday. ( , A charter was filed in the Eecorder's office yesterday for the Monongahela Fur- .nace Company, to be located at McKees--port. The capital stock of the Company is 81,000,000, divided into 10,000 shates at 100 per share. The directors are D. W. Hitchcock, J. W. Whitmarsb, J. H. Flagler. E. C. Converse, Horace Crosbey, C. L O'Connor and E. W. Con verse. William S. Eatonof Boston, Mass., Is Treasurer. A charter was also filed for the Etna Oil Company. The capital stock is 10.000. divided Into 200 shares at 50r per share. The directors are George Albertson, C A. Wardenbnrg, James Kane, 11. TuonesyandThomasMcNally. CABKEGIE K0T IN IT. A Member of the Firm Denies Any Knowl edge of liar t man's Purchases. Mr. H. TV. Hartman has been making extensive purchases of water front, mar ginal Railroad and other property at Beaver Falls. It was supposed to be in tho interest of the Carnegie's, but a member of the firm was asked about the matter yesterday and replied: "Mr. Hartman has no interest wbatei er in any of the Carnegie concerns. AtoneJImehe was a member of the Hartman Steel Company, the control of which Is owned by tho Carnegie Company, but the interest was purchased over a year ago, and since that time he has in no way been connected with any of the firms. We know nothing about the reported purchases he has made." THE SECOND DAI'S SESSION. 'Kotfalnc of Imporliuee Done nt the Heeling of Pattern Sinkers. The second day's session of the Pattern . Maters' Convention was held yesterday, rhe annual report of the President was read.j wi " ' ows ar increase in n.cm iijr; Ship over the number this time last year. The reading of the .report took up all the forenoon. In the afternoon the Teports ol the different officers and committees were read and referred. Hone of them were of great Importance, They will be acted upon to-day. THE OBDER INCREASING. Another Interesting Talk by General Worthy Foreman Wheat, of the E. of L. nisj Reasons for Its Growth. General "Worthy Foreman Morris L. "Wheat, of Iowa, addressed, a number of Knights of labor at their hall on Fifth ave nue last evening. It was a secret meeting, and only members of the order were ad mitted. Mr. Wheat is a very entertaining talker. He will deliver a public lecture at Lafayette Hall to-night, and his subject will be "Land, .Money and Transportation." In conversation with a Dispatch reporter at the closo of the meeting air. "Wheat said: "I, will talk on the subject of labor, and answer or attempt to answer all qnestions asked me." In speaking of the condition of the order, Mr. Wheat said it was in excellent shape and is increasing rapidly in membership. "We have seven lecturers in the field," said he, "and all of them are in Ohio at present. From Novem ber to January there was a decrease in mem bership, but from January 1 to April 1 there was a marked increase. During the month of January SfiOO was received for charters for new locals .at S16 each; in February 700, and in March 1,114. By the 15 cent assessment for the educational fund last year, and 5 cents this yeAr. 20,200 was raised, and of that amount 55,991 was still in the treasury. A member of the General Executive Hoard re ceived $1,600 for the educational fund from a local assembly in Manchester. N. H. During my travels over the country in the Interest of the order I have not heard of but one unkind comment, and that was in a country newspaper. "I hare just heard that the order has been started in Ireland. We have a number of assemblies in England and Belgium, and I pre dict a large mem bersblp for the order in Erin." In his lecture last night Mr. Wheat spoke on several subjects of interest to the members. He said there should be discipline, intelligence and co operation. He spoke of the educational features, and said the future policy of the order must be followed out on that line. He advised harmony, and said the Knights would then command the respect of all persons. A PRIVATE INVESTIGATION. Persons' Interested in the Importation of Foreigners to be Looked Over Their Kick Won't Count. The Executive Board of the Central Trades Council of "Western Pennsylvania will meet to-night at Knights of Labor Hall to inquire into the charges that President Campbell, Secretary Cake and others have violated the contract labor law by import ing foreign class Mowers for Jeannette. Tho investigation will be a secret one, and Mr. Campbell, as stated yesterday, refuses to at tend. He has expressed a willingness be in vestigated, bnt demands a public investiga tion. The Trades Council will not consent to a public affair, and the investigation will have to proceed without the principals. President Joseph L. Evans, of the Central Trades Council, was seen yesterday and saidr 'The investigation will begin on Wednesday night, and we have subpoenaed U witnesses. I do not remember who they all are, bat John Phillips, Frank M. Gessner, Isaac Cline and Homer L. JicGaw are on the list. The two ex officials of the Window Glass Workers' Asso ciation seem to bo armed with some good testi mony against their successors in the orcaniza" tion. The proceedings, of course, will be con ducted privately, but the result will be made public "it we una that toe persons charged tntn violatme the law are guilty. I will likely be in structed, as President of the Trades Council, to institute legal proceedings against them in the United States Courts. "I understand that they claim that ex-Attorney General Garland rendered a decision once to tho effect that it workers were needed here that it would not be a violation of the law to bring some over. I do not believe he made the statement credited to him, but if he did that will not save the persons interested in the im portation, if they are guilty." THE SITUATION AT DUQUESNE, Balls Are Being Made and tho Sttike Will Likely be Lost. There has been no change in the situation at Daquesne. Trouble is experienced by the Steel Company in securing supplies for the men insido and to obtain bouses for married men. All the stores in the neighbor hood except G. R. Fawcett's, at Saltsburg, re fuse to sell the company anything. The number of strikers seems to be getting less. It is reported that they are leaving town and have given up the strike. Deputies still pitrol the town and yards. The mill is running fall with about 200 men working who seem to be making rails pretty lively. They Want Moro Wnce. The buggy boys at the butt-weld department of Moorhead's pipe mill, Soho, have been on a strike for several days. Three furnaces are Idle. The boys were getting 1 12 and de manded 1 40, which is said to be more than is paid at other mills. Labor Notes. A coke operator yesterday denied the report that new coke works were being built. He savs that some works are being repaired, bat none are being built. Ir is stated that Charles L. Work, represent ing the Philadelphia Asphaltnm Company, has purchased a trat of land at RanKin station, on which the company proposes to locate their works. A BRITISH-AMERICAN BOOT. The Descendants of John Ball Arrnnco to Discnss Prohibition. The British-American Association No. 2 held an animated meeting last night in the hall in" the Moorhcad building, ou Grant street. After arranging to pay the expenses of the late reception at Imperial Hall and pro viding therefor, a long and lively discussion ensued regarding the arrangement of prelim inaries for a debate on the proposed prohibi tory amendment to the State Constitution to be voted on the ISth of next month. The object of tho debate is if possible, to ar rive at atlehnite understanding of the merits and dements of the measure, as the members are widelv divided in sentiment thereon, some being strongly opposed to and others as radi cally in favor of it. It was finally agreed that the debate shall take place at the meeting on the 2Sth inst, and it is agreed that the dissec tion of tho subject will be very thorough. It was also decided to institute a course of "nickel" readings similar to the "penny" read ings of themother island, a project which will not only be very Interesting and Instructive, but supply funds for the prosecution of the work of the association, combining pleasure and profit in a fair degree. NEW EEAS0N FOR DELAY. Uncle Sam' Local Time or Eternity Shop Now Awaits Brick. In answer to inquiries from the depart ment in regard to the suspension of stone cutting on the new Government building in Pittsburg, Superintendent Malone has writ ten that he stopped the setting of stone until the bricklayers shonld bring the interior walls up even with the granite portion. When asked if this was necessary or customary, the autnoritles at the department declined to ex press an opinion. Some time ago, when the first criticisms of Superintendent Malouc's tactics began to ap pear In the Pittsburg newspapers, the depart ment intimated that an expert would be sent to examine into the matter and report. This was partly on account of the criticisms and partly on account of the anxiety of Contractor Mc Gowan, who claims that the delay occasioned by Mr. Malone is a great pecuniary loss to him. The correspondent ot The Dispatch yes terday Inquired at the office of the supervising architect if any expert had been or would be sent, and was told that such a step had been contemplated, but that since it was first broached no expert had been available for the purpose. When one would be sent, if at all, no one could say. ANOTHER GREENHOUSE. Henry Plilppe, Jr., Offers to Donate S10.000 More to Allegheny City. Henry Phipps, Jr., has made arrange ments for an addition to the conservatory in the Allegheny parks. It will be built in the near future and will contain only aquatic plants. The matter has been kept very secret,, but a gentleman who saw the proposition of Mr. Phipps said last night that he had agreed to donate 810,000 more for an addition to the greenhouses. The offer will likely be accepted by the-Park Committee at their next meeting. , WEAKEtomach.Beechara'gPillsactliKetEagiCt , PF.Arcs' R'nri sern-e -iIe.intifuIcemtlBxion.,i ITHE OBJECTING TO THEM. Pennsylvania Company Employes Want to Elect the Officers OP THE HEW EELIEP DEPARTMENT. A Claim That the System Will he liahle to Lose Its Charter. OTHER CAUSES OP DISSATISFACTION The employes of the Pennsylvania Com uanv. in this city and Allegheny, are still awaiting some official notice of the new re lief scheme which will go into effect on all the Pennsylvania lines west of Pittsburg in July. There is considerable dissatisfaction aris ing out of tbe appointment of R. P. Smith, General Agent of the Cleveland and Pitts burg road at Cleveland, to the position of Superintendent of the Relief Department, and JF. C. Thayer, Assistant Auditor of Disbursements in this city, to the position of Assistant Superintendent. "When the relief idea was first broached the majority of the employes thought that the officers of the association Would be elect ed by tha employes, and not appointed by the company. The executive officers of the com pany have said that the association was to be entirely free and Independent from their juris diction. WHERE DISSATISFACTION EXISTS. In view of this the employes In Allegheny think the company had no right to appoint tbe officers to manage the business of the em ployes. Most of the dissatisfaction exists in the Operating or clerical departments of the com pany, although there are any number of men in tbe transportation department that say they will object going into the association. Men who hold clerkships say they will be com pelled to pay the same rate of insurance as the men who are running on the road. The former are not exposed to accident or deatb, while the latter are liable to be maimed or killed every moment they are on duty. The men who do not run any risk of accident say they will not give part of their wages "to stave off damage suits'' that may arise against the company. Some of tbe officers have told clerks that they would not be entitled to any insurance benefits if they met with an accident while not in the discbarge of their duty. An old freight conductor said yesterday: A CONDUCTOR SPECIFIES. "If I go into this thine I will have over J de ducted from my pay each month. This goes into a common fund. In four years I will have paid in nearly $100. Suppose I get sick or get several ribs caved in while making a coupling. I will probably get about $1 a day of my own money while I am laid up. I will lose my time, which may amount to $2 75 or 3, while not ou amy. uwing to the low rate of benefits I could not afford to bo off a day longer than was absolutely necessary, or my family would suffer. Suppose I should afterward die indi rectly from the effects of my injuries. It is a question whether my widow wouTd get any thing or not If she did get about 500, the fact of my joining tbe association and my widow taking the insurance money, she would waive all claims for damages. She wonld sign away her rights to recover anything more and the company woutd be the gainer, even when they were responsible for the accident that caused my death. THE MONEY RECOVERED by railroad employes in a year on a large sys tem amounts to hundreds of thousands of dol lars annually. This money does not come from the pockets of employes either. When the association gets in working order the company will tell us that we cannot sue them for dam ages. In Youngstown, O., some men have re covered as high as 10,000. There is a big dif ference between this and about 300." The officials of the company say it will be optional with each employe as to whether they join the association or not. The men say this is a bluff, and any man who objects to joining will bo the means of causing a vacancy. Another point raised by the brakemen yester day was that the company was liable to have its charter revoked by engaging in the insurance ousiness, which is something foreign to tho purpose for which the company was organized and chartered. SPEAKING TO CHILDREN. W. D. Moore, Esq., Addressed the Youths on Prohibition JLast Night. As it had been announced that "W. D. Moore, Esq., was going to address a meet ing at the Eighth TJ. P. Church on Van Braam street last night, the building was crowded. In his remarks he spoke especially to the children present, saying, among other things: It Is a pity to waste energy on people who are already convinced, bnt I will speak to the little boys and girls present. Tuey will constitute the succeeding generation, lam sorry that 1 cannot call the members of the audience fellow citizens in the largest sense. I have seen Hungarians, Ital ians, Germans and people irom other nationali ties taken up to the Court House by men I know to be whisky men, to be naturalized. These arc citizens manufactured to vote against the amendment. I am sorry that women cannot vote simply because they are born girls. I do not think It right mat Hungarian loafers and Italian banditti, whose highest idea is jnaccaronl and garlic, should be allowed to vote a few years after landing on our shores, while our own youths are compelled to spend 21 years of probation berore they can do so. Speaking to tbe boys he said that none of them could become a rower or an athlete of any kind if they drank, because intoxicants were weakening. The gospel says tho body is the temple of the Holy Ghost. We shonld not desecrate it by using intoxicants. GERMAN MINISTERS CONFER. TberTwenty-Finb Annual Session of tho ' North Ohio District. .- The ministers of the North Ohio district of the Central German Conference assembled yesterday morning to open their twenty fifth annual meeting at the South Sixteenth Street Church. There were about 20 ministers congregated, among others (Bishop Mallalieu, of New Orleans, and Dr. liorcross. The session opened at 0 o'clock in the morn ing. Rev. "EL Hcrzer, F. E., being elected chairman and Rev. A J. Bucher Secretary. Rev. J. Hnnnecke, of Galvin, O., afterward read a paper entitled "Fasting and Absti nence." which was discussed by the meeting. Bishop Mallalieu also made a short address, and a resolution was passed thanking him for his presence. Yesterday afternoon Bev. D. Groessle read a paper entitled "Conscience." Tbe conference will continue to-day and to-morrow, closing with services in tbe interest of bunday school work. THEI JUST DISCUSSED IT. Result of the Humane Society's Investiga tion of Certain Chnrces. The managers of the Humane Society met yesterday afternoon. The report of the special committee appointed to investigate tbe alleged cruelties at the Protestant Home for Boys, in Allegheny, was the subject for a discussion which lasted until 50 o'clock. There was probably a larger attendance than at any board meeting for many months. just what the- resolution was that was offered by the committee President Eaton refused to state. Mr. Rinehart, a member of the committee, and who took an active part in tbe discussion, said that the investigation brought out the fact that cowhides were used on tbo boys In the Home, and the officials in the Home said they had to use them to main tain discipline In the institution. Mr. Rinehart held thai this was an unnecessary mod e of punishment. A HANDSOME IMPROVEMENT. New Bank Building for SmltliOeld Street to Cost SG5.000. Tho Marino National Bank, at Third avenue and Smithfield street, is figuring upon the probable cost of a new bnilding. It will be six stories high, 25x60 feet, entirely of stone, costing S65.000. The npper,noors will be for office purposes, and, tho lower fine for. the bank proper. New Corporations. Charters were issued, to Pittsburg corpora tions yesterday as, follows: Pittsburg Electric Company, capital 'J10.000; the Rural Water Company, capital 500; the Valley Water Com pany, capital 500. The Denih LIt, The mortuary report for the week ending May 11 shows a- total of 105 deaths. Of .the decedents 25 wero residents of the"tld citv32 of the East End, 82 of the Southside, and 17 PITTSBURG DISPATCH, K0TES 0Tlks- ' ' Many Matters of Much and Little Moment Tersely Trcntcd. A HODE& man The inventor. A QATJzr affair summer underclothing. The fly young lady generally gets caught. A poob trick Trumping your partner's ace. It is Captain Webb who can attend very well to divers duties. The gift who throws glances too promiscu ously will find they react against her. The crack of doom must be pretty wide to accommodate the crowd going that way. THE Chicago Jfews calls Anson, a gale of wind. He is certainly pretty well blown now. The statement that Harrison likes pie is the first intimation that he has a regai d for Cleve land. The demand for paintings in this city of Iron is sa small that artists are drawing nothing but sighs. WANAMAKKB and the Philadelphia papers Still admire each other. They need fear no rivalry. A new marble and granite front will be built for the First National name puiiamg on tne Southside. The news comes from New York that tho natural girl is the social favorite now. Where's ComstockT L. H. Mtees, President of the Pittsburg, Port Wayne and Chicago road, at NeW York, is in the city. H. S. Paui, President of the Amerlcns Club, left last evening for New York On pri vate business. And now Scott, Mrs. Harrison'sirother, has received an office. Great Scott, did any of the family get awayf A FOTJe-foot shark was caught at Atlantic City the other day. The name of his hotel wasn't mentioned. MALODOROUS Mrs. Carter may go on the stage. She has certainly been through some preliminary stages. Esviotrs Chicago tells Philadelphia to stand aside as she desires to pass. Philadelphia will probably take it tin. A flash of metal burned Joseph McCrca very severely about the face and neck at Shocnberger's mill. A deep-seaied feeling is growing that knee breeches will come. For obvious reasons this means the dude must go. What betwixt tho tired and reiired pitchers, the opinion is growing that it is the managers of the Allies who are in a'box. It just cost those 11 canvasmen of the Clem ens' show Jo each to take possession of a car and refuse to let the conductor in. Even after tho last act Robson and Crane took a funny part. They each made a sober speech before saving adieu to each other. William Preston; a well-known stock owner of Lexington, Ky., passed through the city last evening on his way home from New York. In vi ew of the flat failure of memorials in any shape, wouldn't it be a good idea to erect memorials before people die so they can help contribute. Not quite welcome.-Wife-Jonn. Mr. Bangs was here to-day. John Who was with himT Wlfomn T,fci-nm whnt Wlfn Thn hill you owe him. The suggestion to call the Harrison heir "Honorable," because he never did anything "dishonorable," should be amended to, "or anything else," TJktebbified by the extradition clause, Judges Collier and Stowe and several others, are going to Canada. They will camp out for about two weeks. The Public Safety Department is now busily engaged in closing the door and arresting nu merous spectators of a prize fight that occurred several days ago. Wonder if those American Embassadors have learned enongh German yet to inform Bismarck that treaty doesn't mean tbe right to treat us as be pleases, Twen tt Annapolis cadets have been fined for being backward in their studies. A suffer ing public would never have suspected them of being backward in anything. Just a few more sunny days, Then a few of rain and damp And the kid you cannot phaze, 'Will double up with apple cramp, E. A-.Fohd, General Passenger Agent of the Pennsylvania Company, went to Chicago last evening to attend a meeting of the Central Traffic Association to be held at that placo to-day. A PABTTof -12 physicians of the two cities. "Vith Dr. C. A. Wilson, left the wharf yesterday afternoon on tbe steamer Lizzie Bay for a pleas ure trip up the Kanawha river to Charleston. They will be gonp five days. Missouri boasts of a blind colored man who can tell the size of a man's foot by touching bis head. That's nothing. We have an East End young man who can tell the size of her papa's foot by squeezing his girl's hand. The One Hundred and Thirty-ninth Regi ment Association met in the Mayor's office last night and decided to postpone their reunion until the 11th and 12th of September, when Pennsylvania day will bo observed at Gettys burg. D. Wallace, one of the colored men who was burned by the hot sand at Knowlson & Son's brickyard on Monday, died at his home on Thlrty-fHth street yesterday morning. The Coroner's inquest yesterday afternoon resulted In a verdict of accidental death. On Wednesday of this week, Mr. 3. G. Wain wrigbt and his daughtor Miss Josephine, ac companied by tbo Misses Annie, Carrie and Bassie. daughters of H.E. Wainwright, of the East End, will sail for .Europe on the City of Paris. They will be absent for three months. Colonel James audbews, of the Tehnan tepec Ship Canal Company, has received a communication from T. Brewor, of London, Eng., who states that he represents a syndicate of English capitalists who are willing tojar nlsh the money to build the railroad across the Isthmus. The Queen of England seldomjdrinks more than one small glass of wine at dinner, and afterward takesafow drops of good Scotch whisky, so says the New York Tribune. Has Mr. Reid been dining with Her Majesty, and forcotten to tell his readers about it? We thought ho was a newspaper man. "Well, another stage separation," said Mr. Eastend, after looking over the paper. "The usual jealousy, with red tire and bine lights, I suppose." said Mrs. Eastend wearily." Nothing of the kind, it was a friendly separation. "Who were the remarkable couple, prayT" "Robson and Crane." "Ob, you horrid thing." EV0IFII0N IN THOROUGHFARES. Ylrgln Alley Business Pcoplo Get Dlsulfled nnd Wnnt a Ilechrlstcnius. Tbe ordinance presented in Council on Monday to change the name of Virgin alley to "Ono way" is a proof of the growth and progress of Pittsburg, as well as its thorough fares. The movement originated with Mr. John Neeb. While speaking of the proposed change of the name, Mr. P. F. Smith, who has his print ing office on the alley, said: "I am heartily in favor of the plan, and for several reasons. Since the cable cars are running down Fifth avenue, Virgin alley is becomine a regular thoroughfare for vehicles, as well as pedes trians, especially because it Is asphalted. Then again, the name Virgin alley leads people to in fer that tbe street is a low, disreputable place. Probably that was tbe way the idea of changing the name originated. Bat to-day, where we have not a shanty or dive left On the sheet, a more decent name would be very appropriate." NICE ELOCUTION AND MUSIC. Dcbnt of a Promising Local Reader In Lawrenccvlllo Last Night. At the Thirty-ninth Street Presbyterian Church last evening Miss Edith Totten, a Lawrenceville elocutionist of promise, who has been studying with FranklinH. Sargent, of New York, made her debut as a professional reader, and there was. tho very nicest kind of mnsical entertainment, furnished by the Man dolin Troubadours, Miss" Agnes Yogel and Mr. and Mrs. George Gregory. Miss Totten read "The Confessional." Romeo andJJuIiet" (altered), "Larry's on the Force," "Fairy ScCne from Midsummer Night's Dream" and the chariot scene from "Ben Hur." She read very effectively, and was repeatedly encored. The proceeds of tbe entertainment will go to benefit the church choir. M0NEI IN LAND. The Specnlntlon of n Pitlsbars Syndicate Datvn la Texas. S. A. and M. Johnston, Esqs., ex-County Commissioner Beckert and some other gen tlemen of this city 18 months ago bought a large tract of land in Texas lor 833,493. f ef of the same- property to parties In Colum- i bus, V., for S6X.VB2 50. Thus, the1 company i al moM. iiouuicu irn nwneymavear and a naif,- WEDNESDAY, MATT' -15r "SEEING ME BEYOND. J. A. Brashear Telia How the Evolu tion of lenses Started, PIEST A8 AN INVENTION OF DEVILS. Astronomy's Initial Insight Hearenly Mysteries. of the" AN EXHIBIT 0P SMALL THINGS At the Pittsburg Library the Iron City Ificfoscopical Society met last evening for a real treat. The meeting was well at tended and particularly interesting, from the fact of Prof. Brashear'a pres ence. He was nnnonnced to have read a paper on "Lenses. Their Spherical and Chromatic Aberations." The students and admirers of science pres ent were composed of the best people from the cities, many ladies included. The usual foimallties were gone over, such as reading minutes, mentioning applicants,' names for admission, etc.; then Dr. Holland, the President, introduced.Mr. Brashear (as he wishes to he called), who addressed the audience about as follows: "The subject to-night is one of material interest to me and-to students of lenses here present. Away back in the early ages the microscopes, or lenses, weie used; and it was by a very poor glass that the five companion stars of Jupiter were discovered. I had the pleasure of looking through the sun glass in a museum recently, and its POWEB OF HOT ATTRACTING is most remarkable. Nowadays we have glasses which would magnHy and attract 25 times as great yes, 100 times. When tbe first lenses were introduced by Roger Bacon, the Superstitious people thought that they were the work of the devil, or, in other words, he was a supernatural being. So much did they believe it that a headstono over the grave of a spectacle dealer in London, who died a century or so ago, bears this epitaph; . . Bete Lies -j- i AMAD1E AMITY. : . . May Ood Pardon His Sins. : ... i , Mr. Brashear beautifully demonstrated the relations between the hidden mvsteries of the heavens and the lens, as well as showing the different degrees of perception by which the telescope's or microscope's reflection revealed an object more insignltfcint to the sight than the wind. With numerous illustrations by blackboard and instruments, the scientist was particularly pleasing. Tbe exhibitions were also of a character which were intensely interesting to the scien tific people present, and through the courtesy of Mr. Ogden the names of the Specimens are given. The first shown was the eye of a ueetle, snowing an image of the cross. The next un der tho glass was A bumblebee's TONGITE, by Mr. C. 0. Mellor. This little part ot the bee's anatomy was earnestly looked at, many of the people( evidently, having been impressed by the other end of its tongue. Everyone, al most, has to have an argument with tho ob noxious June bug during May and July; but the sight of his intestine0, intensified by the glass, is simply "snaky," Mr, W. T. Dennis ton has the credit of this expose of "his June jags." There was also a section of a cat's tongue shown under the glass, which was truly romantic from being out moonlight nights bat it was so graphically exhibited that a description of it is impossible. The scientific talk of Mr. Brashear, coupled with the microscopical exhibition, was a most entertaining and educating pastime. Several new applications for admission were read, but their names are to be considered till next meet ing, a month hence. DE. DONEHOO TO EUROPE. Tbo WelJ. Known Secretary of the Blind ' School Left Lust 'Evening Dr. Cnmpbelf to Come Hero and Look nt a Site. Eev. E. B. Donehoo, pastor of the Eighth Presbyterian Church, and Secretary of the Western Pennsylvania School for the Blind, left last evening for New York. To day he, will set sail on the City of Paris for Europe, where he willremain for about four weeks- TJpon arriving in London he will proceed to the Koyal Normal College at Upper Nor wood, about 14 miles distant, when ho will havs a conference with Dr. J. F. Camp bell, Esq. principal of that institution. The latter is tbe best known place in the world for the treatment of the blind, and an effort will be made to have Dr. Campbell come to Pittsburg and take charge of the Western Pennsylvania Institution, when it is built. The particulars of the proposition to be offered him and a history of Dr. Campbell's school have al ready been published in The Dispatch. Dr. Campbell, who is a blind man himself, will be asked to come here and look at the site the local society intends to build upon. How a blind man can look unon a site and suggest the advisability of building npon it may not be clear to many peo ple1, but Dr. Campbell is endowed with percep tions, which enable him to perform any nnm per of things which may seem impossible. He is a Yankee by birth, but has lived in Europe about 18 years. He is one of tbe most eminent musicians in the world. Upon leaving London Mr. Donehoo will go to Edinburgh, and from there will go to France. He will investigate and inspect the best blind asylums of Europe before returning home. MUSIC THE CENTRAL IDEA. Choice of Prof. Prosacr'a Successor nnd Gift of Afiic's Harp. B. M. McCargo was last eyening elected by the Central Board on the third ballot, be being one of ten candidates to succeed to the vacancy in tbe supervisorship of music for tbe public schools, caused by the death of Prof. Prosser. It was reported to the board by High School Committee that Mrs. Mary E. Gault, a member of the High School class of 1871, and now a mis sionary in Africa, had presented tbe school with an African harp and other articles of in terest, and a vote of thanks was given her for tbe donation. Thn nronosed cbamre in text books recentlv I recommended by the committee was adopted. Including tne saDsmuuon or. vv entwortns (i comet rv insicau oi uineys, ana tiarnes' GeneralHistory instead of Anderson's The attendance at the schools is reported at 22,180, average for April. 741 of them new pupils, or 234 more than for April last year, with 6S8 average attendance at the High School. The secretary reported warrants for S38.H!) 86 drawn and paid since the last moet ing. and that the present balance in the ap propriation is S279.47S 82. A CHARITI CONCERT. Over $200 Secured for Two of Allegheny's Prominent Institutions. A piano recital was given at the North Avenue M. E. Church, Allegheny, last evening by Mr. Theodore Salmon, assisted by M1S9 Belle Torucr, Miss .Lillian Smith, and the Allegheny Ladies' Quartet, composed of Mrs. T. J. Leak, Misses Carrie Angell, Ella Graham and May Grubbs. Tho proceeds of the entertainment, which n-minted to about S230. will be devoted to the funds for the Allegheny General Hospital and J tho ttome oi me f rienaiess. In Straw Hats. The letter carriers of the city appeared yes terday in new straw hats, by order ot Postmas ter Larkin. Heretof ore the carriers have had tbe privilege of wearing either a straw hat or tbe regulation cap, but this year the Postmas ter issued an order that ail should wear straw hats of a uniform 'pattern. A broad rimmed Panama hat With it black band was tho style selected. Children. Flowers and a May Queen. frew prettier entertainments have been given in or around Pittsburg during this month of flowers and children's parties, than the little folks' floral May festival given by Mrs. J. H. Ligbtner's pupils at Liberty Half, East End, last evening. Tbe floral marches, fancy dances and crowning of tbo May queen were charm ingly childlike, with the added nicety of -true cultivation and precision. .lie Bobbed His Boss. WillianVMarlla, a clerk of George Cohen. 29 Smithfleld street, was arrested by Sol CouK son yesterday on a charge Of having robbed his mnnlover of about S600 worth of lowelrv. and spawning the -articles at. Stern's pawnbroker. shop, JMnriia win nave a jiearwg to-uay. ,1889. THE JUNTA'S BANQUET. A Brilliant Array ol Wit Gathered Aroand the Festive Board. The third annual banquet of the Junta Club was held at the Hotel Dnquesne last night. The guests of the evening were Lieutenant Harlowe, of me United States Navy, and George Wardman. The dinner was served in the main saloon of the hotel, which apartment was gorgeously decorated for the occasion. The long table around which the members and their friends were seated shone resplendent with the glittering array ol table Service and immaculate white linen. At-the plate of each one present was a beautiful bouquet of flowers, the odor of which made the air heavy with rich perfume. The dinner, which com prised ail' the little delicacies found only at this hotel, was served in Steward Menjou's best style. In tbe center of a circular table sat the Presi dent of the club. Collector S. D. Warmcastle. On either side of him sat tho guests of hdnor. Opposite them sat tbe Presidents of tbe club. At the extension end of the board sat J. J. Buchanan, Secretary of the club. At the other end sat Thomas B. Rea, and on either side of him sat D. McK. Lloyd and Charles D. Scully, of the Banquet Committee. The toasts were as follows: 'Welcome Ever Smiles," B. D. -Warmcastle; 'The Eighteenth of June," Jos. V. Weeks; "Keys," P. Barnes; The iSthics of Brains," O. A. Chlpley: "Nicarairua," Lieutenant C. H. Bar lowe: I'Jfothing," W.L. Chalfaut: Bottles," W. JE. Lincoln; Opportunities," W. h( Abbott; "The Stage," CD. Scully: "Thoronjcnftres. " A. W. Mellon; "Atlahtic's White Wings," E. M. lefgurson: "Sesqulpedallanlsm,", Kev. George Hodges; "Implemenfs," 8.E.GI11; ''Literature," J. C. Shoemaker; Bed. Yellow and Blue, " J. K. Woodwell; "Kecreatlons, " 41eorge M. Laugh lln; "Echoes From the Pines," C. C. Brings; "National Banking In Pitts burg?" D. McK. Lloyd: "Our First Efforts. " Charles P. Orr; "Lessons." J. J. Miller: "Mi crobes." E. H. Utely; "Impressions, " George Wardmins "Matches," U. L. Browne; ,rA Vista," VV. H. Frev; "The Sepulcher of hteam," H. M. Curry; 'The New South," Jb'.R. Hubbell: "Our Fair Assistants," W. H. Bays; "Jim Bludsoe's Successor." A. W. Dreves; "Mary land. My Maryland," M. Houseman; "Myths," Mr. 3i I. Buchanan: "Digression," Mr. H. C. Bughman; "Ventilation," Mr. H. E. Collins; "Consistency." Mr. L. M. Plumer; "Amerlcsn Homes," Mr. W. L. King; "L'Envol," Mr.T. B.Kea. AROUSING ENTHUSIASM". Temperance Children to March la Front of the Prohibition Polls. The monthly meeting of the "W. 0. T.TT. of Allegheny county was held yesterday after noon in the Third TJ. P. Church, Diamond street. There were 42 delegates present Mrs. H. H. Campbell presided, and Miss Ella Clark acted as secretary. The meeting was opened by prayer from Mrs. Bailey, Mrs. Anna Wit tenmeyer, Chairman of the Amendment Asso sociation at Harrfsbnrg, made a brief address. Mrs. D. R. Jones moved that two persons be sent as organizers into the districts where unions were not existing. Tbe Committee on Organization was appointed to report on the motion, and did so by presenting a motion that the Executive Committee of the Prohibition party take charge of it and send the organizers dut. Tbe motion was carried. A motion of Mrs. Watson's that the county meetings of the W. C. T. U. be held hereafter every two weeks until June 18 Was passed. Mrs. Wittenmeyer suggested that the chil dren of tbe city be organized In bands and pass the polls singing, bearing mottoes,etc,-in order to influence voters. The idea was discussed and probably will be carried into execution. Mrs. J. Ellen Foster, of Iowa, made a short speech, recommending that the only way to carry the amendment is by reaching the hearts of men through their children. THEIE DISTINGUISHED QUEST. Superior General Enionet Visits the Ursa line Academy, The Very Eer. Father A. Emonet, Supe rior General of the Holy Ghost Order, paid a visit to the tJrsultne Academy in Oakland at 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon. He was ac companied by Rev. J. Strub, Eev. J. F. ilnr )hy and several other priests. The pupils, up ward of 60 in number, attired in simple white dresses with natural flowers, awaited the dis tinguished visitor in tbe pretty exhibition hall of tbe academy. An entertainment had been prepared for the occasion, consisting of several choruses, well rendered and piano and vocal solos in which the pupils displayed taste and culture. An address was read by Miss M. Bruhl, in French, to which tbe Rev. Fatber made auswer in his mother tongue, saying that as our Lord had been pleased dunmrHis lif e time to assetrible children-' around Him, So he, tho venerable speaker,' always experienced great pleasure in visiting convent schools where he found himself in the midst of so many pare and innocent hearts. He also com plimented the young ladies on their fluency in the French language and beautiful singing, and wished, them every blessing, THAT LITTLE BLACK BABE. The Infant Abandoned by Its Mother Dies In the Hospital. The infant that was abandoned by its mother, Miss Lizzie Nolan, in Allegheny on Sunday, died at the General Hospital yesterday afternoon. The white mother is also in tho hospital, and is in a very precarious con dition. Three physicians examined the babe yesterday, and say it i3 a colored child. Coroner McDowell visited the hospital last evening, and seems to be rather puzzled as to what kind of a charge he can make against the mother of tho child. It was not Infanticide, as tbe little one lived for two days after it was abandoned, but its death was undoubtedly due to neglect. He will hold an inquest on the body this afternoon. The man who is engaged to be married to Miss Nolan obtained permission from Chief Kirschler to visit her at the hospital yesterday. He does not believe she Is guilty, and says he will marry her as soon as she is released. Valuable City Property. The Department of Public Works took in 11,213 last month. Of this amount 10,156 was realized ont of tbe city property. Tho Latest Sensation Is our sale of men's fine suits at $10, which has created tbe wildest excitement among our competitors. "Who ever sees 'em pro nounces them the biggest bargain tbey ever saw. To-day you can call and take your choice of 5,000 suits in cheviots, cassimeres, corkscrews, French worsteds.and Bannock burns, lined with a silk-finished serge, at the low price of $10. It's true these same suits are sold at $18 by our competitors, but when we quote bargains we give them. Don't hesitate; come to-day and secure a regular $18 snit for $10 at the P. C. C. C, comer Grant and Diamond streets, opposite the new Court House. Onr Parlor Fnrnlturo Is to be envied by every other retailer of furniture in the city, as it is the largest,best assorted and most reasonable in price. It is also tbe most artistic, and comprises divans, couches, easy chairs, rockers and full suits. M. Seibert & Co., Cor. Hope and Ltcocksts., Allegheny. Near railroad bridge. D Fresh Arrival. Jnst received from Anheaser-Basch St. Louis Brewery a large supply of their cele brated Budweisser beer, in both Quarts and pints. For sale by G. W". Schmidt, 95 and y mn avenue, city. Black aad White fahanshal India Silk, 65c A yard, 27 inches wide, in to-day; best value oi the season. Jos. Hokne & Co. 'a Penn Avenue Stores. CelllnB Papers. ' Embossed papers, plain gold papers, lacquer papers, mica papers, hand-printed papers, pressed leather papers, ingrain papers, tile papers, in fact every kind ot wall papers, at John S. Eoberts', 414 "Wood street, Pitts burg. Klein's "Silver Age" whisky has been used exclusively in this institution for medical purposes with good results. F. K.TILDE3LET, Snpt Allegheny General Hospital. M-wp j j i Wash Goods 100 pieces- of Ainenean sateens, good styles and colors, regular 12Jc grade; our price, Ms a yard. iiwrsu Huaus & Hacke. That Koyal Worcester Silk Corset 1 Is a great success, so comfortable and graee- luun shaped Ask for it in our our corset de- partment. - Jos. HOBUE & Co.'S TennAvenue Stores. EXTKACTTjrateth."aBer . i 'DBS.'McCLAEmr&AVAtTOAHAir. ,WFSuifcCor.',8Hiithfielcl and .Fourth avenue. The Finest Pianos and tho Finest Organ Made in the,country are to be had only -at Mellor & Hoene's, 77 Fifth avenue, where tbe different floors of their big establishment are crowded with them, as they deem ittheir -dutr to keen a large variety of styles on f hand in order that purchasers may get an in- strument most suitabie(to their tastes, 'xiieir magnificent stock of pianos comprises such renowned makes as tbe Hardman, the Kra kauer and tbe Kimball, which as to thor oughness of workmanship in their -construction, their tone, etc., cannot be surpassed. The Palace, Chase, Chicago Cottage and Kimball organs art the ones they have se lected out of aH the makes in the country to represent in this locality, as they are so fine ly constructed and have such a fine appear ance as to defy competition. All these in struments will be sold on easy payments to suit, purchasers who do not desire tp pay cash. Call at their big establishment and see the largest and finest stock of pianos and organs in the city. MELLOB &THOEXE, Palace of Music, 77 Fifth avenue. The May Music Festival, ft is a. significant fact that at the ap proaching great May festival they useoniy, me oiemway pianos, xlii iub utuer juauu makers were crazy to get their make of in strument into tbe mnsie festival, but the high, artistio character of the performers and the elevated style of their music con vinced the managers that none but the Stelnway Grand could possibly fill the bill. At the late Gilmore concert the Steinway Grand, also, was the only instrnment which Mr. Gilmore thought fit to be used in grand concerts. This fact must be highly gratify ing to the thousands of possessors of the Stelnway and also to the Messrs.. H. Kleber & Bro., who have the honor to represent them in our seotion of country. Pore Rye Whiskies. "We offer the trade a selection of the largest and finest stock held in this city Of Pennsylvania pure rye whiskies from 1 to 10 years old, comprising the following brands: Finch's Golden "Wedding, A. Over holt & Co., H. Large, Jr., Gibson and Dillinger& Som Geo. H. Beitctett & Bbo., No. 135 First ave.,2d door below "Wood. st. Latest Novelties In Men's Dress Shirts. "White vests, high and low cut; white neckwear, scarfs, four-in-hands and band bows, collars, cuffs and gloves. JOS. HOENE & CO.'S Penn Avenue Stores Pebsons wishing crayon or other por traits cannot do better than giving their orders to B. L. B. Dabbs, C02 Liberty st. He has had an immense experience, and shows the best of judgment all through. His pictures will be treasured when others will be put out of sight Children's Summer Hats. Now is the time to see the newest and here the place. ityles Jos. Hobue & Co.'s Penn Avenue Stores. Fresh Arrival. Jnsi received from Anheuser-Busch St Louis Brewery a large supply of their cele brated Budweisser beer, in both quarts and pints. For sale by G. "W. Schmidt, 95 and 97 Fifth avenue, city. Black Sueah Sixk& An immense as sortment of the best foreign and domestic manufacture, 24 inches wide, from 76c to $2 a yard. HTOTJS & Hacke. invFsu May Festival Shawls Only $5 00, Though the usual price is double or more delicate colors and stripes in Persian effects a decided bargain. Jos. Hobne & Co.'s Penn Avenue Stores. Men's flannel shirts for boating, fishing, 'etc., at James H. Aiken & Co.'s, 100 Fifth avenue. Artistic Wall Papers. The largest and most complete stock of fine wall papers eveT shown in this vicinity can be seen at 414 "Wood St., Pittsburg. John S. Kobebts. Jebseys An elegant line of pleated and braided jersey waists, black and colors. A special choice lot in cream. All prices, from $1 SO to $6 SO each. irwrsa Htjgtts & Hacke. Men's flannel dress shirts, greatest vari ety in the city, at James H. Aiken & Co.'s. 100 Fifth ave. 1AMU fort CHILDREN. KIDD'S KIDD'S t'UUUJ ' nriTTni -SYRUP. SYRUP. -BUY rri TRY IT! ONLY 25 CENTS. MWT KEEP COOL, A few items to do so: SUMMER CORSETS, 50c to Jl 25. LACE MITTS, 15o to 75c SUMMER VESTS, 15c to 50c. ' t-SUiIMERBOSE,10cto50c SUN UMBRELLAS, 60c to J3 50. Also a large line of Summer Goods for ,J , Gentlemen. . T T T i ... x x. x. ... TrJDMPBDN BROTHERS, 109 Federal Street, Allegheny. us. myl3-MWF TTF'ErlMENTED WINE WARRANTED J strictly pure grope Juice, In pints and quarts for family use and church purposes. uirub iiy luecsse-or single oomeDv JNO. A. EENSHAW &CCU Family Grocers. aplS-Ws Liberty and Ninth sts; BEDFORD WATER-TREWATER OF THE celebrated Bedford Springs is now pat an only in quart and half-jjallon bottles and sow in eases of 2 dot and 4 AM any'nuanHty bi J WU. A3 KHKSMAW ft CO-Vj i i cetser JUbertr aad aws at. UUULL HEW ABTHtTISEJEraTS. JDB. HDRNE rEQ.'B 81 PENN AVENUE STORES. Last week we told yon at some length Of our Urge stock of seasonable Dress Goods and the low prices. This week we have, more .to say about this largest dress goods department; A Bpecial large purchase of French Botes high novelties. Now is the time to buy really choice and elegant costumes at a bargain. Prices S3, 810. some at 116; sold early In the sea son at $25; some at IS, were SCO. Come In and secure one or more of these unequaled bar gains all new, fresh goods, deloyed in the ens- torn house. One lot of all-wool Albatross, Imported to sell at Lour price for them 43c; one case of gray and brown mixed Suitings, 60 Inches wide, at 40c a yard; some English Striped Saltings at 75c, regular price SIM; then in All-wool De beiges, the favorite summer dress fabric, we have some very much under price at 30c, 35c, 40c, 50c, 60c and 75c a yard these are all-wool and great bargains. Two special lot3 of 46-inch All-wool Cash' meres at 50c and 75c a yard each a special bar gain; fine All-wool Serges at50c,anda4S-inch wide fine Serge at 7oc; large assortment of La dies' Cloth Suitings, In spring colorings, 50c to 82 50 a yard; also new styles in plaid and check 50-lnch Suitings at $1 25 a yard. Black and White Plaids, Checks, Strip es and Mixtures In large variety. Printed Challies, French goods, all wool, in newest designs, finest qualities, at 50c a yard; also at 25c, 30c and 40c; new Empire style, s:de border Challies at 75c and upward; fall line of Mohairs, in plain colors, printed, striped and broche effects; our plain colored Mohairs, 43 inches wide, only 45c. Lansdown Suiting, tho new silk and wool, fabric for summer wear, lightest in weight, a gleam of color; also all the favorite weaves In cream white woolens, such as Albatross, Khy ber. Nuns' Veilings; also bordered Monsiellnes and silk and wool effects that are entirely nv f complete assortment of cream white Flannel ' Suitings, 50c to Jl 60 a yard. mmm Cream white Pongee Silks, 43c a yard ta I finest; fancy stripe washable Silks for blouse i waists; then the largest assortment of printed India Silks our great specialty this season; prices run from 45c to S2 50 a yard; our 20-lnch real Shanghai Silks at 65c and75o are the great est bargains anywhere; also at JL, Jl 25 and Jl 60 per yard, Black Silks, 24 inches wide, at 90c a great bargain; all thebest makes In Black Silks, Tod to S4 a yard; black Failles, Armures, Brocades, In special good values; black BiUr, Grenadines, 75c and Jl a yard extra value; black Annate) Silks, 22-inch, 11 25 quality, for 75c a yard. Black Surah Silks, extra values, at 45c, 50c, 65c; 21-inch at 65c, and 26-inch at 75c, and up to 5175. Plain India Silks at 75c. O, Jl 15, Jl 25 to Jl 75. Thin black woolen fabrics for summer wear; iron frame Hernanis, 75c to $2 a yard; Camel's Hair Grenadines, 76c to Jl 73; Nuns' Veilings, plain, 50o to'jl 25; bordered, Jl 50 to J3 50 (silk and wool); Batistes. Filde Fer, Silk Warp Clalrettes, Silk Warp Challies, All-wool Chal lies, "Wool Grenadines, Wool Bengalmes, Alba tross, Mousselines; also the new hemstitched and fancy side-border novelties in Camel's Hair Grenadines and Nuns' "Veilings entirely - r- new. Special values In black Wool Serges and Cashmeres, 46 inches wide, at 50c a yard. Black Mohairs and Brilllantinesat25cup to finest qualities. A Bpecial lot of fancy stripe Black Fancy Suitings 31 goods selling at 50c a yard. Our Wash Dress Goods Department an enormous bargain stock here In Ginghams, Si tines, Percales, Cheviots. Seersuckers, Cotton Challies the low prices we have put on stand ard makes surpass all other offerings of lufe. $ rlor goods at small prices. , tt-'H tJa josrHDRNE xmm PENN AVENUEi 4 i kfc T f'd .. !9T -i3fW VM2sEfVSSSSSS9SSBSfWBRVSVP!EL''