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am. prrTSBun& . dispatch, Saturday, may 25, i889.
General Business Remains in About
the Same Quiet Condition.
A BETTER FEELING AS TO IRON,
-Bat Sot let Sufficient to Cause an Ad
vance in Prices.
rSPICUL TZIXGRi.lt TO TOT SI8FATCH.1
New Yoek, May 24. Special telegrams
to Braditreet't show that the movement of
Reneral merchandise throughout the country
remains of moderate proportions. At most
ot the cities reporting, it is unchanged since
last week. At Cincinnati there is a mod
erate improvement reported, but at St
Louis, Cleveland and other points there has
teen a risible check in several lines. The
country movement at interior towns is
lighter in many casjs owing to farmers
being too busy to trade. The spring trade
as a whole has not equaled expectations.
" The drought is broken in New York and
in Texas, but is doing damage from Georgia
to Louisiana. In the latter State cane and
rice are reported to be seriously damaged.
Cotton there has not been hurt yet, but
without rain soon must safer. Unconfirmed
rumors have had wide circulation that
English or other foreign capitalists have
been negotiating for 'American flour mills
and distilleries, as well as breweries.
The advance of anthracite coal prices at
' New York is generally criticised as unwar
ranted. Pig iron is quiet Southern brands
are selling at low figures East and West.
Stock speculation shows increasing ac
tivity and strength. Notable advances are
recorded in the Granger shares, based on
the encouraging crop prospects and increas
ing railroad earnings in the West. Bonds
are strong and investments in active de
mand. Money, at New York has been easy
at 22 per cent on call. On Friday
about $3,600,000 in gold was engaged lor
shipment to Europe, but without mtfch
effect on either the money or stock markets.
Foreign exchange is firm and high. De
mand sterling, 1 89i S9(.
Gross earnings of 79 railroad companies
for the second week of May are reported at
4,364,221, against $4,106,142 last year, an
increase of 6.3 per cent In flour, the de
mand has been light and production and Ol
ferings quite free, resulting in a lower range
of prices". "Wheat is off c, notwith
standing fairly active trading and increased
export buying, mostly for France and Port
ugal. Indian corn prices have not changed
much, hut have fluctuated considerably on
active trading in near deliveries. May is
sc off on the week. The interior movement
is heavy. Oats are off ljc. Trading in
hog products is lighter, liard is weaker, as
are shoulders and pickled bellies.
Raw sugar leaves off i cent higher than
last week, on stronger cables and increased
firmness of holders who prefer to wait until
refiners need their stocks at the higher quo
tation rather than sell at prices offered.
Cuban stocks of raw are held iyi cent
above those at New York by speculative
operators who are not eager to realize.
SUGAE IS STEONG.
The statistical position of sugar is strong,
as continental authorities estimate the beet
crop at only G10 per cent over last year'.
Refined clones steady with better demand.
Trade in coffee, both speculative and for
distribution, has been quite light at home
and abroad. Brazilian markets are easier.
Teas have about held their own, except
oolongs, which are depressed.
Tne drygoods trade at New York is season
ably quiet and Boston jobbers are less active,
partly owiijg to unfavorable weather.
Prices as a whole are firmer and unchanged.
Slight price concessions in bleached goods
have been recovered by agents. The posi
tion ol colored cottons has been strengthened
by the sale at auction ot 10,000 cases of these
goods at New York at prices 7 per cent on
an average lower than agents' prices. The
result ot this sale is regarded as satisfactory,
as is also a large trade sale of clothine.
Additional heavy trade or auction sales of
nannels and clotmng at JSew Xorfcwill soon
be held. Interior wool buyers are reported
actively engaged and prices advancing.
Raw cotton is l-16c higher on good demand
and small supplies.
Business iatinres reported to Braditreet't
number 140 in the United States this week.
against 199 last week and 139 this week last
year. Canada had 19 this week, against 31
last week. The total of failures in the
United States January 1 to date is 4,909,
against 4,388 in 1888.
DTTK'S WEEKIT REVIEW.
E. G. Dun & Co.'s weekly review of trade
says: The reports this week are more en
couraging. There are decidedly better crop
Srospccts, and a better feeling in the
ranches of industry find trade which have
been most depressed. Iron, coal and wool
look better, and a better trade In cotton is
expected to follow the large auction here on
Thursday. Greater activity and better
prices in the stock market reflect a feeling of
increased connaence in tne business out
look. "Wool is a shade stronger because prices
, asked by growers are much above the mar
kets, but there is little if any change as yet
in the attitude of manufacturers. The aver
age price of 104 grades of wool on the 15th
was 1-10 of a cent higher than May 1. The
auction of aboil t $1,500,000 worth of cottons
brought prices 7 per cent below those of
agents, and is expected to form a basis for
more confident trading hereafter. Cotton is
1-16 stronger, and exports as well as receipts
now fall far behind last year's, but the crop
reports from the South are generally favor-
able, especially from Texas.
BETTEE FEELING Ijr IEOST.
, There is a better leeling, but as yet with
out improvement of prices, in the iron and
, steel trade. While Southern No. 1 foundry
is still freely offered here at S1G, the higher
grades of No. 1 Western are taken more
freely at $18 at Philadelphia.and it is hoped
that the decline has been arrested. Bar iron
is in better demand; plate and tank are
wanted to the fall capacity of works; struc
tural iron is fairly active, and there is good
business in wrought pipe at the late ad
vance. But in raris no change appears.and
the rnn of small orders is at about $26 IS at
In anthracite coal an advance in prices
June 1 is announced. Lead is weaker. Tin
has advanced abroad and sells here at 20J.
Tiie agreement to hold lake copper at 12
cents is not expected by consumers to pre
vent a further decline, and the buying is
therefore restricted. Accounts from in
terior cities are without important change
anywhere. At Milwaukee trade is larger
than last year, bat is considered disappoint
ing because it falls short of expectations,
and that is probably the fact at many other
points. Collections, however, are rather
slow and "not over good" at Kansas City.
plenty: of money.
Money is everywhere in sufficient supply.
The Western distributing centers are ail en
couraged by exceptionally favorable crop
prospects, which are also felt in speculative
markets. Wheat has declined lc to .81)f,
and was even lower during the week; oats
have declined c and corn Jfc, with but
moderate sales. Pork products are a shade
"weaker and flour 10c to 30c per barrel lower
A little improvement appears in exports,
about C per cent over last year for three
weeks ot May. but the increase in imports is
aboutl7 per cent It is an evidence of re
viving foreign purchases of securities that
gold does not go out more largely. The
Treasury does not interfere, and offerings of
bonds are light; in abont a month only
$5,000,000 have been purchased at 108,
whereas over 57,000,000 were bought last
year in the same time at lower prices. The
"Treasury-has taken in during the week only
' j $800,000 more cash than it has paid out the
wjLytm iuuucjr ujiii&cfc ia awyij oujmijicu. aau.
steady at 2 per cent on call, and foreign ex
change fluctuates scarcely at all. In short,
no signs of monetary disturbance appear
The failures number229, as compared with
232 last week and 227 the week previous.
For the corresponding week last year the
figures were 225.
BOHANCE OP AN ESTATE.
A Man Missing for Twenty Years Appears
Suddenly at an Inopportune Time.
israelii. TELXGUm TO TUX DISFATCH.1
Haoebstown, Md., Mav 21 Down in
the Rohrsville district of this county
nearly 20 years ago resided Abraham E.
Smith, now deceased. Abraham was the
possessor of a wife and child, a bright and
Interesting little girl, but now grown to
womanhood.. For some cause an estrange
ment sprang up between Smith and his
wife, and he left for parts unknown. Time
wore on, and Smith was to all intents and
purposes dead. Some four years ago Jacob
Smith, the father of Abraham, died.leaving
an estate to be administered upon and
divided between his legal heirs, of which
Abraham was one. His family, believing
him to be dead, proceeded in a legal man
ner to divide the property. Under the
se ven-vear absence law the death of Abraham
Smith was proven in the Orphans' Court of
this county aud letters ot administration
issued to his daughter. Thus fortified, she
came in possession of asnmof money due
'her father from the .estate of the elder
Thus matters remained until a few days
ago, when lo and behold Abraham Smith,
in life and flesh, appears in Hagerstown,
proves his identity and lays claim to the
money which he 'was entitled to from his
father's estate. Another strange feature in
this drama is the fact that Adam Garris ap
peared lor Mrs. Smith and proved her
father's death, and that now he has also ap
peared and proved Smith's identity and that
he was not dead. Smith made no effort to
become reconciled with his wife and daugh
ter, and after thns presenting his claim and
leaving the same with his attorney for ad
justment, took his departure.
A GENERAL JAIL DELIVERY.
The Wcll-Lnld Plot of a Gong of Convicts
in New Jersey.
Jebsey Cm, May 24. Warden John
Grimes, of tne Hudson County Penitentiary,
at Snake Hill, this morning unearthed a
plot for a general delivery of the convicts
confined in that institution. The attention
of Deputy Wardens Vollers and Clarke was
attracted by suspicious conferences of five
long-term prisoners named Butler, Karraan
haus, Kelliher, Connolly and Brodell. They
reported the case to Warden Grimes, who
ordered a rigorous search of the cells to be
made. In the cells occupied by the convicts
named were discovered 19 files, 6 knives, 5
saws, 10 drills, a pair of compasses and
other articles. The files were smuggled into
the prison from the outsidt, and the other
tools were made by a convict blacksmith
now at liberty.
The five convicts were brought in from
the quarries and a set of keys, made of lead,
found in Butler's pocket, would have readi
ly opened the doors of the cells and that of
the corridor. The men were at once put in
close confinement, and for some time will
subsist on bread and water. Other prison
ers are believed to be implicated, and a
searching investigation is now in progress.
The conspirators undoubtedly intended to
overthrow the guard at night and escape to
the Eackensack meadows.
RESULTED IN MANI SDEPEISES.
Tale College Society Elections Cause a
Number of Disappointments.
New Hates, May 24. The annual elec
tion to the Yale senior societies was held
yesterday afternoon, with the customary
ceremonies peculiar to these elections.
There was an unusual number of surprises
and disappointments. For the first time in
its history Wolfs Head, the third senior so
ciety, made its elections known in the same
manner as Skull and Bones and Scroll and
Keys. Nearly 1,000 students and a large
number of ladies witnessed the "slapping,"
which caused considerable sport for the un
initiated. Among the men who were elected were:
Skull and Bones Thomas F. Bayard, Jr., J
Wilmington, Del.; John White Corwith,
Chicago; John Crosby, Jr., Minneapolis;
Wallace DelaGeld Simons, St Louis. Scroll
and Keys Ashbell Barney Newell, Chica
go: George Frederick Peters, St Louis;
Charles Humphrey Huinill, Chicago; Addi
son Hills Hough, Cleveland; George Col
lier Hitchcock, St Louis; Abram Garrison
McClintock, Allegheny. Wolfs Head
Edgar Ames, St Louis; Stephen Hnrlburt
Kohle, Adrian, O.; George Henry Capen,
St Louis; William Howard Smith, Ogden
City, Utah; Charles Albert Ebersole. Cin
cinnati; Robert Hale Merriam, St. Paul.
INTO BRITISH TERRITORY.
The Mormons Are Settling a Colony Across
tbc Border Line.
Helena, Mont., May 24. During the
last month a considerable number of emi
grants have been passing through Montana
en route to British possessions, traveling by
wagon. It has been ascertained that they
are Mormons from Utah aud Idaho, and
that their destination is the country through
which the Gait Railway passes. Some time
ago the Alberta Railway aud Coal Company
was approached by an agent of the Mormon
hierarchy with a proposition to buy several
thousand acres of the company's land in the
Northwestern territory upon which to settle
a colony of the saints.
The negotiations hung fire for some time,
but were completed more than a month ajfo.
It is not known what the consideration was,
nor just how many acres of the land were
purchased. The deal was a large one, how
ever, and the province is likely to have a
verr considerable Mormon population
within a short period of time.
Light IVeleht Flannel Ofllco Coats,
In men's department Open till 9 o'clock
Jos. Horne & Co.'s
Penn Avenue Stores.
A magnificent variety of extra fine
quality ladies' flannel blouses, all colors, at
jl'75, at Kaufmanns' to-day.
Bay Cballls Now Real French at 23c
A yard also a large lot at 40 cents the
best challis bargains to bejfound anywhere.
Jos. Hoene & Co.'s,
Penn Avenue Stores.
Magnificent, fine silk-lined beaded
wraps, regular price $9, will be offered at 5
in Kaufmanns' cloak department to-day.
See the 12 1-2 Cent Ginghams A Window
Of them a fine dress pattern for 1 75
fancy stripes and plaids plain to match.
Jos. Hoene & Co. '3
Penn Avenue Stores.
Special Hot. Weather Clothing Sale.
1,200 men's nobby flannel coats and vests,
very cool and stylish, regular price 2. at
only 9Sc for choice to-day at Kaufmanns.
Smoke the best La Perla del Fumar clear
Havana Kcv West cigars. Tbreo for 25e.
G. W. Schmidt, 95 and 97 Fifth avenue.
Laws Tennis belts and sashes.
James H. Aiken & Co., 100 Fifth ave.
Removal Great Western Gun Works
removed to 700 Smithfield street near Lib
erty. J. H. Johnston.
La Matilde imported cigars from $10 to
$40 per hundred. G, W. ScnailDT,
95 and 97 Fifth avenue, Pittsburg, Pa.
MODEM MEXICO $"
The Dispatch, and in lo-morroufs issue ha
relalet incident of his journey and describe!
the odd characters he met.
BIG MQNEY FOR LAW.
The Edison Electric Case Was Con
ducted Under Enormous Cost.
PROBABLY COSTING OYER $400,000.
lawyers, of Course, Get a Larce
Share of This Boodle.
THE JUDGES HOW WEITIHO A DECISION
The question of cost in the famous Edison
Westinghouse suit is becoming interesting,
and it will run above figures that have never
before been reached in this city, and rarely
As to the lawyers involved, L. B. Eaton
is the general solicitor of the Edison Com
pany, and probably on a salary; B. P.
Lowry has been specially eneaged, and his
record as attorney for the Western "Union
and the Bell Telephone, insures him the
payment of a big fee, some placing it at a
As preparations and a study of the
famous suit hare been going on for a year
or more, the eminent patent lawyers will
receive a fee that is amazing. B. B. Thurs
ton, one of the most noted in the country,
will receive something like 815,000 to $25,
000, and W. K. Griffin, also a noted patent
lawyer, will receive no less.
BOTH SALAST AND BONUS.
Dyer, general counsel for theEdison Elec
tric "Company, receives a salary, with
probably a big bonus in view of the present
crisis; Upton and Blodgett are also famous
specialists, and as at least a naif a
dozen lawyers are engaged on the
Edison side, as office and record
counsel, it is estimated thai on Edison's side
alone the cost will run up to $250,000.
In addition to this there are 6,000 pages of
testimony, and four copies will be printed,
making the cost in printing, etc., about
510,000; this covering the expenses ol the
five expert stenographers and typewriters
brought from New York. ,
The cost on the Westinghouse side will be
far less, probably some 5125,000 or 150,000.
All of the lawyers on this side are high
priced, E. Wetmore and A. Broadnax lead
ing with perhaps $25,000 each. John Dal
zell is the regular Westinghouse attorney,
and his fees would be large unless he is on
a salary, while Gordon, Curtis and Pope, of
New York, would scarcely put months of
study on the case for less than 15,000 each.
Then other lawyers are also engaged in
records, etc., and the total grand ontlay can
not be less than $400,000, and probably
these figures are small.
JTJDOINO THE TESTIMONY,
Justices Bradley and McKennan were
engaged all day yesterday looking over the
points submitted to them in the Wcsting-house-JEdison
electric suit. The attorneys
on both sides left last night for their homes,
all expressing their opinion that they were
sure of the victory. A gentleman who
acted as Mr. Westinghouse's expert in elec
trical matters for several years, stated in
regard to the case last night: "Of course
we feel sure of gaining the verdict in the
case. We gained it in the interference suit
in the patent office and we shall gain it
again. I think the decision will be made
known in about two weeks."
"If Edison loses he will appeal I sup
pose?" "There is no doubt of that. I do not
think that he will have to pay a royalty on
every lamp he uses."
"What U Mr. Westinghouse loses?"
"It means that all the world may use this
kind of incandescent lamp, and while now
the Edison Company has only one rival
then each electric company will constitute
an additional one."
HE WILL BE HUGH HISSED.
A New fork Banker and Broker Gone and
400 Depositors Mourn Dim.
rSPICIAI. TELEGRAM TO THE DISPATCH.l
New York, May 24. Max Goldberger,
who for some years has done a miscellaneous
banking and brokerage business among the
poorest classes of Polish and Hungarian
Hebrews, has been missing for more than a
week, and the Sheriff to-day took possession
of his almost empty office, at 103 Greenwich
street. It is estimated that Goldberger's
liabilities to about 400 depositors, steamship
companies and others are between $15,000
and $20,000, while the visible assets are next
to nothing. Goldberger's principal place of
business was at 163 Ridge street, and, up to
the time of his disappearance, he lived with
his family over his office. He had the con
fidence of the people of his race living in
the vicinity of Houston street, and he acted
as financial agent for hundreds of them in
a small way. He paid i per cent interest
from the date of deposits, sold foreign ex
change a shade under the markct,and seemed
to be doing a rushing business; but reverses
came, it is said, in the shape of real estate
losses and the defaulting of his sub-agents
in the sale of emigrant tickets.
For some weeks Goldberger has ap
parently been striving to turn his available
resources into cash. The Kidge street place
was sold, and last Tuesday Mrs. Goldberger
and her children moved into comfortable
quarters in East Seventy-seventh street. A
sign in the window of the "bank" notified
depositors that business would be transacted
at the Greenwich street branch. This started
a raid in a hurry.
The bookkeeper, Herman Weisenberg,
had no funds and he could not tell when his
employer would return. Goldberger told
him and others, at the time of his departure,
that he was going on a trip of a day or two
among his customers Hear Scranton.
AKOTHiE CHICAGO SENSATION.
Tbo Board of Hcaltb Is Declared to Need an
Chicago, May 24. There was a stir in
the City Hall to-day over reported revela
tions in regard to doings iu the Health De
partment. Mayor Cregler, when questioned,
admitted that he had received affidavits
making serjous charges in regard to the
manner in which the department has been
conducted, but he declined to state their
It is understood, however, that there is no
claim that Health Commissioner DeWolf
has been cognizant ot any crookedness; but
that the assertion is made that hisdiscipline
has been lax, and that under-officinls in the
department have been levying blackmail
right and left It is understood that the
charges are made by distillers, whose enmity
the Health Commissioner has aroused by his
attitude toward them.
Ladies' fine silk mohair traveling dust
ers, at $4 93, to-day at Kaufmanns'.
Gentlemen's Bath Uobcs and Slippers.
A large assortment just received in men's
goods department to-day.
Jos. Hoeke & Co.'s
Penn Avenue Stores.
Men's Jean. Iilnen and Nnlusook Dravrern.
Jean drawers, with elastic seam and
elastic ankle, only SI 00 a pair. Men's de
partment open till 9 o'clock.
Jos. Hoene & Co.'s
Penn Avenue Stores.
How Docs Tills Strike Ton, Ladles?
75 cents will buy your choice from about
2,000 beaded, braided, vest front, and other
popular styles of jerseys, in .Kaufmanns'
cloak department to-day.
Fancy V. K. Fqnr-In-IIanil Scarfs nt 25c,
Stylish and a barzaiu. Men's department,
open till 9 o'clock.
Jos. Hornb & Co.'s,
,Penn Avenue Stores.
Genteel! Cool! Stylfsn! Cheap!
1,200 men's fine flannel coats and vests,
in 30 diHerent patterns, for only 98c, to-day
at Kaufmanns. Same goods sold elsewhere
I Communicated. 3
AMERICANS WON'TSTAND COERCION
BED-NOSED ANGELS NOT WANTED.
Eress Opinions on Prohibition.
Mew Torfc Tribune-Hep J
The American people have not been reared
in the conviction that the consent of the
governed is essential to the stability and
effectiveness of government, to turn their
backs upon that eminently sound doctrine
how. Nor are theyT)lind to the lesson of the
modern spirit, that spirit which, as repre
sented alike in the science and the philoso
phy of the century, teaches the evolutionary
principle. It is seen to-day that all ad
vance, all gain in knowledge, alt riddance
of abuses, all progress in civilization, must
be the worker time and gradual change ami
education. The striking soread of temper
ance doctrine, the marked improvement in
social habits, which have taken place since
the beginning of the century, have owed lit
tle to legislation; nearly everything to edu
cation. Conviction does not come by com
pulsion, bnt by persuasion. Society has
been lifted out of the old ruts in the matter
of drinking.Dot by forbidding drunkenness,
but by so elevating the general plane of
thought that drunkenness btcame distaste
ful and shameful. Men, moreover, and
especially Americans, will not tolerate
"And then there is. tho. Universal Ecno
vator and Social, Moral and Political Cure
all, the Teetotal Prohibition Porous Plaster,
which will stick to you like a brother, and
which is expected to convert every drinking
saloon into a temple of worship, and to
people the world with a race of red-nosetl
angels. I am against each and all of these
quack remedies, and against the man who is
in favor of any one of them, and. more par
ticularly against him if he claims to be a
Democrat. They strike at the root of
our constitutional system, which was con
ceived in the right of man to govern himself,
and brought forth to meet the evil that man
kind is governed too much."
i'royldencc Telegram Dcm.l
The Prohibitionists are honest in their
way, but they have tried to accomplish an
impossible feat. Thev are trying to bring
about virtue by resolvins that vice is wrone.
They are trying to stop the use of rum in a
community where everybody uses it, in
cluding themselves when they feel like it
-by passing a law which is a sham and an
injustice.' It is a sham because itjs full of
holes, and an injustice because it punishes
one party to a misdemeanor and lets the
other party go free.
"Washington (D. C.)Post.
They set themselves up as regulators of J
tne personal tastes of the citizen, and de
clare that it they can prevent it no person
shall ever have the opportunity at home or
abroad, in private or in public, alone or in
company, at his own house or in any public
-place, anywhere or at any lime, to take a
drink of whisky or wine or beer or even
hard cider. These people should be the last
to complain of the principle and practice of
the boycott. Prohibition is a sort of boy
cott. The boycott is a species of prohibi
tion. We are against both.
Cincinnati Commercial Gazette-Eep.
Suppose prohibition arrives suppose It
to be true, as some good people are moved
to think, that there is a great change, and
such a change that prohibition carries
why, prohibition does not prohibit. They
have had a generation of prohibition in
Maine, and the same old, fussing is going
on; further demands for laws, always some
thing wanted that is impracticable and
without which nothing can be done always
a craving for enactments, and then outcries
and waitings because laws that are not sus
tained by public sentiment are not enforced.
The average third-party Prohibitionist
thinks if he gets bis doctrine into the Con
stitution it triumphs; but it does not. That
is the honr when it declines and decays, for
it is a proclamation and uot a performance.
Atlanta Constitution, Nov. a, 1887. J
There are twice as many houses vacant to
day, under prohibition, as there were in
18S4, when there was no prohibition.
Popular Science Monthly.
Our temperance reformers have ample
scope for a wise and beneficial activity with
out seeking to control the schools ana with
out perverting opinion by the dissemination
of unfounded statements under the guise of
To-day, while a man who is not a hypo
crite must suffer many hardships, there is
no decline in the popular consumption of
liquors, but there is added cost for prescrip
tions, soda fountains, and generally Peck
sniffism. The entire German element is
moving out. Many liberal men fear to set
tle in the Slate (Iowa).
Atlanta Dally Capital.
As a prohibition paper that has fonght for
that side because we believed the people ot
Atlanta bad the nerve to carry it out, and if
properly carried out would prove a blessing,
we now feel it our duty, after a few months'
trial, to pronounce it, to all appearances, a
dead failure iu Atlanta.
Law never cures sin cannotcure sin. This
is whaf Paul means when he says: "By the
law shall no flesh be Tightened in God's
sight." The soul can neither be made right
in itself nor set right before God by law.
Law is not, and cannot be, and never has
been, and never will be, redemptive. Law
can protect society from the thief.but it can
not cure the thiel; for that other methods
affirmative methods, constructive methods,
moral and spiritual methods must be em
ployed. Temperance law leaves the appetite
in "the drinker and tries to put a wall be
tween the appetite and its gratification.
Law cannot keep vices from coalescing and
working out their work of ruin. This is
not the fault of any particular form of law;
it is because law does uot and cannot deal
with the sources and causes of moral evil.
Omaha Herald, Dem.J
Many of Omaha's substantial citizens
came to Iowa to get awav from the oppres
sive restraint ot prohibition. The same
farcical, yet harsh, enactment put in lorce
here would drivo these people away. Pro
hibition has Hone no good for Iowa, and
much evil. It has not checked the consump
tion of liquor, but it has made the consumer
a law-breaker. It bns closed some saloons,
but it has caused the drugstores to flow
with bad whisky. It has created a lot of
prying sneaks, who spy upon their neigh
bors. It has checked the growth of cities,
decreased or cut off revenues, and made mu
nicipal government expensive. Piohihition
would kill Omaha, just as. it has stagnated
Des Moines. Yet, with prohibition, whisky
could ce drunk, just as now. It would be
poor stuff, and be swallowed behind the
door. The reform is not worth trying for.
XXX 1855, Pure Eye Whisky, full
quarts -. 52 00
Monogram Pure Etc Whisky, full
quarts .. 1 75
Extra Old Cabinet, Pure Eye Whis
ky, full quarts 1 0
1870 Export, Pure Eye Whisky, full
quarts .". 1 25
1880 Export, Pure Eye Whisky, full
quarts .". 1 00
Por stle at G. WSchmidt's, 95 and 97
Fifth ave., city.
Guns and revolvers, pistols etc., boys'
target rifles and 10O cartridges. $2 75; splen
did revolvers, double action, any caliber,
$3; double barrel breech loaders, $8 to 3100.
Great bargains in all kinds of guus.
J. H. Johnston, 706 Smithfield street.
Men's flannel dress shirts, all sizes.
James H. Aiken & Co., 100 Fifth ave.
A LAND OF POVERTY TrratieSl.
Carven'er' illustrated article in to morrottfs
(Dispatch, in which he describes the life of the
AN AWFUL SUSPICION
Undertaker Deyore is Not Altogether
Surd About Some. People
HE BURIED Iff CHOLERA TIMES,
He Wonld Have Been Better Satisfied as to
. Proofs of Their Death
IF FUNERALS BEEN DELAIED A LITTLE
As Dr. Tanner seems to think that S
great many people are buried alive, when
-animation is merely suspended, and as the
hare suggestion is enough to make sleep
fitful, the testimony of a man who has put
more dead people into their beds than any
other man. of Western Pennsylvania is of
interest. ' '
Mr. W. H. Deyore states that he buried
somebodies during the time the cholera
raged in 1851 thathe wonld have kept longer
above ground had it not been almost impos
sible to do so, but still he supposes they
were all dead, though at times he felt
twinges of fear. The turmoil and panic at
the time were so great that many interments
were made as quickly as possible, in order
to teep pace with the demand for sepulture.
In ordinary times and cases Mr. Devorq
thinks the burial of living persons it very
rare, though such cases possibly occur.
Mr. Devore's experience has been Im
mense. He says he has not kept an ac
count of the number of people he has buried
and unbtiried, but he says it would make
people enough for a considerable city. He
at oue time had a contract to remove human
, FBOM 1,200 GRAVES
in a cemetery and had here ample oppor
tunity to learn from their position whether
there had been any returns to life. He says
he found in a number of cases the bodies
lying on their sides when it was well known
they had been laid on their backs in the
coffins, but Mr. Devore accounts for this
from the swelling of corpses before putre
far.tton iscntnnlete 'which he savs would
have a tendency to change the position of
ine Door, ne nas in nis career ruiseu
thousands of bodies and fonnd but few
instances where there had been any changes
in the position of the body. At one time
he had, in addition to his regular business,
contracts to bury for the United States Gov
ernment, the city of Pittsburg and Alle
gheny county, and also the Pennsylvania
Railroad. He is positive there were no
'cases of suspended animation sent in by the
latter patron. Most of them were buried
he Postponed funerals.
Mr, Devore states that he has in quite a
number of cases postponed funerals, and
sometimes against the views of relatives.
Once a German sent for him to come and
bury a child. When he got to the house the
father said, "The body has come to again,
but yoosht come round again in an hour or
two and it will be all right." He did so and
found the baby dead sure enough,
"But," said Tdr. Devore, there is no
danger of interment before death when
bodiesare embalmed. The chemicals used
will kill the strongest person in three min
utes after application." This is probably
one reason wny embalming has grown in
Frank Calhoun spoke up during the
course of the confab, and stated that there
was no danger of premature interment iu
cases of suspended animation, except among
country undertakers, who might bury in
haste iu their eagerness to get a job and fear
ot being knocked out of it. Mr. Calhoun
thought an undertaker who couldn't tell
whether or no life was extinct, didn't un
derstand his business.
Weak, ailintr, worrying children, are of
ten afflicted with worms, the special symp
toms caused by the constant irritation of
these pests, being both distressing to the little
one and ahvming to the parent. You can
rid your children of worms, and save them
much suffering by resorting to Dr. Jayne's
Tonic Vermifuge, which is a good tonic al
so, and builds up the strength of young and
old, acting with especial benefit in dyspep
sia, sour stomach, and want of appetite.
Suy the large size bottles when a tonic is
California claret wine.
California hock wine.
California sherry wine.
California port wine.
For sale by the gallon or case at G. W.
Sehmidt's, Kos. 95 and 97 Fifth avenue.
Ladies' fine silk mohair traveling dust
ers, at i 93, to-day at Kaufmanns',
PAQT TIHP and ihf PoniWtty of in
HOI I line creasing the speed of rail
road trains, is the subject of a symposium con.
tributed by experts to the columns of Uymor.
ARE YOU SICK?
The physicians of Polypathic Medical and
Surgical Institute, at No. 42U Penn avenue.have
for years given especial attention to tho treat
ment of chronic diseases, and cases
which require surgical treatment, viz, all
forms of skin and blood diseases,
eczema or salt rheum, scrofula, acne. in.
eluding every form at disease which manifests
itself by pimples, blotches or eruption on the
skin. By their constitutional and local treat
ments they easily remove the worst form of
eruption on the skin, moth patches, freckles,
etc. They also give especial atteution to dis
eases of the kidneys and bladder, such as
Bnght's disease, congestion, enlargement, dis
placement and deposits of sand and gravel
in the kidneys, and stone in the
bladder. Do you have pain across
the small of the backT A weak, tired
fecline;. especially in the morning, lack of
ambition, scanty urine and pain In voiding it,
with a brick dust sediment? If so, these symp
toms point unmistakblv to a disease of the kid
neys or bladder. Often the kidneys become
diseased withont manifesting any especial
symptoms and which can only be detected by a
thorough microscopical examination of the
All suffering from kidney or urinary
diseases are- cordially Invited to call and con
snlt these specialists, and bring a spcqjmen of
urine with them, which will bo Riven a free
microscopical and chemical analysis.
The doctors also treat successfully clubfoot,
tumors, hernia or rupture, ulcers, varicose
veins, hemorrhoids or piles, hare lip aud other
deformities. Office hours, 10 to 11:30 A. ST., 1 to
i and 6 to 8 p. m. Bnndays. I to 4 p. m. Con
sultation free. Treatment also by correspond
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It can bo made a substitute for nearly every
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more durable and cheaper.
It it much superior to wire work In every
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Send for Illustrated Circulars and Prices.
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Hundreds of imitations dangerous to fabric and hands
are tugging away at the props, which have put and
still hold Pyle's Pearline in its present enviable position.
It's the standard pure effective harmless a necessity
in millions of homes. These imitators take names end
ing in INE to deceive peddle their goods from house
to house claim them to be "Pearline" "same as Pearl
ine," or "good as Pearline." Beware o them one
wash may ruin your clothes. Their methods aloneshould
denounce them evidently they do for the consumption
of Pearline increases each day. It does away with the
drudgery of woman's hardest, work.
Every grocer sens Pearline. 145 JAMES VTVE, New Yffi&
FOR JUNE, MARKS THE BEGINNING OF THE ELECTRIC SERIES.
ELECTRICITY IN THE SERVICE OF MAN. i.HiS
serves to introdnce a popular series of articles on the practical applications of electricity. It sett
forth, in a clear and precise way, some of the common method by which the more Important
electrical phenomena are produced, the laws which they reveal, and the principles involved in
measuring electrical quantities, such as the Volt, Ampere, and Ohm terms which have lately 1
come into general use, though not popularly understood. The principles so lucidly explained is
this article will bo fully applied in the rest of the series, which will describe Modern Tele,
graphy, Elecfrio Lighting, Household Devices, etc. The Illustrations In this introductory article
show ;ome of the best apparatus In a thoroughly equipped modern laboratory, and Include a
number of rare portraits.
CI ACDV 1M ACDIPA Is the subject of a most striking paper by Prof. Henry
OLnVuni IN rtrniwn Drummond, the antnor of "Natural law in the Spiritual
World," who. besides his other qualifications, is an experienced Afrlcin traveler, and writes
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QTDIDCn DACC CICUIMP boing the second of the fishing articles. Mr.A-Foster
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CLOTHES PURE AND SWEET.
DISHES WASHED CLEAN.
THE GREAT WASHING POWDER,
BILE POISONED BLOOD.
Nearly every one is occasionally troubled
with bilious attacks, moro especially in the
spring months, after the system has been sur
feited with hearty food during the winter. The
action of the Liver is interfered with, causing
an overflow of bile info the blood. The blood
carries this bile into every part of the system,
causing yellow skin, yellow eyes, liver spots,
eta, and often serious cases of bilious fever
originate from this bile poisoned blood. A
few doses of Burdock Blood Bitters, taken on
appearance of bilious symptoms, will remove
them and protect the system from a probable
Run Down in the Spring.
Jam nsinf Burduck Blood Bit
ters for Sick Headache anil Bil
iousness. It 13 tno Dest medicine 1
ever took. I was so run down this
spring from overwork that my
husband urged me to tee a doctor.
I was scarcely able to stand and
concluded to try B. B. Bitters first;
the first bottlo is not yet finished,
but I can go about mV work with
pleasure already. I shall take an
Mrs. John DoiraErLT,
care of Edwabd Doolet,
15 Lyman, street, Springfield,
I toll you for the beneift of oth
ers what Burdock Blood Bitters
has done for me. I have been a
sufferer for year from Liver Com
plaint and we:ik stomach. At
times I was so bid that I would
apply to our f amilr physician for
relief, which would be bnttempor
ary.Last falll bad an unnsuall v bid
spell. My mother bougbta bottle
of Burdock Blood Bitters, and it
gavo me great relief. It helped
mo more than anything I bave
ever taken. It is also excellent
for constipation. Irs, Lizzie
GitUBB, Ickcsburg, Perry Co.. Va.
Last spring my health became very poor. I
hnaa no appouto anu my liver troubled me. x
$ed several medicines, but obtained no relief
unin x was nuany pcrsuaueci to try .tsaraocK
j medicine cured me.
Flackville. N. Y.
We maba a fneclaltv of cleaning and dvemr
lace curtains: afe-jury cleaning Damask Turk
ish portiers aud aftkinds of fabrics.
Sixth Avenae Dye Works,
. M. MAYSONS &,Co.
1TTS J M. SIXTH AVE.
drawings by Chester Loomis,
If yon suffer from Headache, Nausea, Dbdx
ness, Faintncss, Alternate Costiveness and
Diarrhoea, Yellow Complexion, Weakness, Ach
ing Shoulders or any other symptom of bilious
ness or Liver Complaint, procura a bottle of
B. B. B., which will correct the clogged condi
tion of the Liver, cleanse the blood of all im
puritiesiand tono up the entire system. It is
an acknowledged fact by all who Save used
BURDOCK BLOOD BITTERS THAT ONE
BOTTLE CONTAINS MORE CURATIVE
PROPERTIES THAN GALLONS OP ANY
OTHER MEDICINE KNOWN.
A Horribla Condition.
I was in a horrible condition from
dyspepsia and a combination of other
complaints. In the morning-when I
got out of bed it seemed as if I could
not stand np on account of dizziness.
Hearing Burdock Blood Bitters high
ly recommended, I am now using the
first bottle, and, although not having
nsed,quiteafull bottle, the dizziness
has entirely disappeared and I am
much better of my other complaints.
I have tried many other medicines,
with no relief.
JIbs. Mart chauncbt,
623 E. Ransom St., Kalamazoo. Mien.
I had been troubled with Liver
Complaint. Indigestion and Palpita
tion of the Heart for five or six years
and could get nothing to do me any
good until I tried B.B.& I used 13
bottles and now I am a sound man. I
feel better than I ever did in my life.
My digestion became all ngnt ana
have no more trouble with toy heart.
I feel very gratef ol toward B. B. B.
.inil fpM lftft Tppommendinc It every
where. Yours respeetfullv. FhahK ,",
Hickmait, Hew Btraitsviiie. raij
Phave been taking Burdock Blood Bitters
and using it in my family this spring. For
three1 years I have had the dyspepsia, igot
bottle or two of your Bitters and they have
cured me, and I never felt better in my life. It
is a sure cure for dyspepsia, and best medicine
1 know of. H. ScnPLKTg. Covert. Mich. -
Tho droit English- Complexion SOAP.
9f all Brcg tat beware of iMm;-
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