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ILSTIRS UP HISTORY.
Tlfe Eazing 'of Wylie Avenne Wes-
leyan Church Becalls War
AKD SECESSION FBOM BRIMSTONE.
John Miller Excommunicated for Favoring
Henrj Clay, and
SUBSEQUEXTLI LOST HAIR IN A CHURCH
There is an old building now being de
molished on Wylie avenue, below Tunnel
street, which many people whose memories
carry them back 50 years think should not
be allowed to be carted away unhonored,
unsung and forgotten, as it is connected
with some of the most stirring episodes in
the history of abolitionism in this city and
section, in the days when, wherever an audi
ence of anti-slavery men could be gotten
together, the burning eloquence of such men
as A. B. Bradford, of Enon "Vallev. was
heard, and both Democratic and "Whig
mobs were defied. For, the honor of
history, it should not be forgotten that, even
in Pittsburg, 40 years ago, the term "Aboli
tionist" was very nearly as unpopular as
that of infidel is now; some say more so. The
lot is in the shape of an L, the end that
fronts on Tunnel street"
But it is not the lot nor the building that
is interesting to the present age, but the
dramatii personce, who forced the issue of
the great Civil War on the country. "While
a great manv old-timers can recollect the
secession from the old Brimstone Corner
Church, there are few who have the facts
impressed on their memory sufficiently to
tell the story. Mr. Joseph Woodwell, now
an octogenarian, who took part in the fight,
was sought; but he was not at his place of
business, and Messrs. Marshall, "Wicker
sham, Meads and others refused to allow
indistinct recollection to work, though they
all, in a general way, knew the history of
the ancient temple.
THAT FAMOUS SECESSION.
Mj. Charles Martin, of No. 85 Franklin
street, was found to have a lively recollec
tion of the split from "Brimstone." His
account was substantially as appended:
In 1841 a Methodist Episcopal preacher named
Edward Sraitn, a Virginian, whose father
owned slaves, attracted attention by his strict
ures, regarding the institution. He had not
gone long in his crusade n ben he was advised
not to preach abolitionism, and finally admon
ished somewhat sharply by ecclesiastical su
periors; but the "spirit of the Lord was upon
him;" and be continued to cry aloud and spared
not, until the succeeding Conference was held
in "Old Brimstone," when he was tried and
found guilty of contumacy, and silenced. But
Mr. Smith's blood was up, and he refused to let
up, and continued to preach in this city and
roundabouts on the streets, in the market
squares, or anywhere he could get an audience.
He was a radical the whole lenpth of his
spinal column, and combined temperance lec
tures with anti-slaverv speeches. Finally Mr.
Marshall, father of Marshall. Bros., manufac
turers, and 11 others, each as fiery and enthusi
astic as the 12 who were once "all with one ac
cord in one place," decided that they might
form an organization of their own, and they
raised their Ebenezer in llajard&town. When
the conservatives and radicals in the Sralth
fceld M. E. Church separated, the conservatives
kept the cbnrch and the radicals took for their
share the graveyard, which was about where
the Union depot now stands. The seceders
opened out in an old school house,
A LIVELY ISSUE.
Mr. Martin and a man named Straw, since
known by his connection with the Singer Sew
ing Machine Company, went about this time to
hear Mr. Smith preach. They were Episco
pal Methodists, but Abolitionists, and when
they heard Smith say there were Methodist
preachers who were slaveholders, they conclnd
v UL.toisTestlga.te. They had certificates of mem
Dersfip in the Smithfield Street Church, but
agreed between themselves, if what Smith said
tins true, to leave and join his band. Mr. Mar
tin bad been nurtured in England on teachings
of WUberforce, and conld see no good in slav
ery. A Rev. Wesley Kinney said Smith's as
sertion was not true. Mr. Martin reported
what Kinney said to Rev. Smith, and in the
mean time Smith had started a paper in con
junction with Jane Swisshelm, called the
Spirit of Liberty, and in the next issne after
Martin had informed Smith of what Kinney
said, the statement was published that "Mr.
Kinney lied." The result was that Messrs.
Martin and Straw cast their lot in with the
Smith continued preaching abolition and
temperance along with the gospel for a time,
bnt finally appealed bis case to the General
Conference, and, while awaiting a decision,
some Methodist preachers in the East, called a
convention in Utica, N. Y and formed an
Abolition Methodist Church, which they called
the Wesleyan Methodist Church, and Smith
ceased to prosecute his appeal, and joined the
new organization and proceeded to organize
a body here. Rev. Mr. Smith was appointed
President of the Pittsburg Conference of the
AVesleyan Methodist Church, and went to work
and formed a circnit and conferences in the
West, w bich at that date was Ohio. From that
time the work went bravely on until Lincoln
issued the EmanciDation Proclamation.
THET LEASED THE SITE.
Organization accomplished," said Mr. Martin,
"we bought the perpetual lease of a lot on Wy
lie street, and a man from Ohio, named Isaac
AVinans. preached for us. He had been a Con
cregationalist, but joined the Wesleyans on
the slavery issue. We had a good-sized con
gregation, all earnest and all Abolitionists.
while we were in Allegheny and before the
Wylie street church was built, we had in our
organization a man named John Miller, who
was an ardent admirer of Henry Clay, who was
running for President at the time against
James K. Polk. We bad a clause in our Disci
pline which lorbade that anyone should be ad
mitted to membership who was a slave
holder, or who bought or sold or claimed
the right to buy or sell slaves, or
who drank, bought, or sold liquor, or (rave it
away. This John Miller said be would vote for
Clay, who was a slaveholder. Some of the con
gregation said that to vote for a slaveholder
was equivalent to saying that be had a right to
hold slaves, and contrary to the Discipline.
Miller, however, persisted In voting for Clay,
and was tried on a specification charging im
morality, and he was excommunicated.
Some time after we were arranging to hold a
love feast, and John Miller said be would break
ud the meeting. Mr. Marshall and a nail cutter
named John Bryanjwere appointed doorkeepers;
but when they came on duty they found that
Miller had already gotten into the church, and
ho refused to go out.
A HANDFUL OF HAIB OUT.
, 'When Pastor Smith beard of it,be said Mller
must go out and went up to him and told him
to 'get.' Rev. Smith was a muscular Christian
and when Miller wouldn't go, ho (Smith)
grabbed at the intruder's collar and instead
got him by the hair and pulled a handful out.
The two guards then attempted to put Miller
out, but he clung to the benches and could
cot be moved by them, so a third took him by
the heels and he was lifted up and carried out
gently and placed on the street to cooL
"Miller then went before the Mayor of Alle
gheny and made an information, charging us
with assault and battery. The Major's name
was Nixon. He was the first Mayor over that
city, and. as we had fought his election, he
wasn't wiendly to us. and issued war
rants for our arrest. We were held
for court and the grand jury found a,
true bill against us. Onr trial lasted a week
and we were ably defended by WalterForward,
Dr. Elder, who turned from medicine to law,
and George Austin. Tbey volunteered to do so.
and did not cnarge lees, xne prosecution had
able lawyers also, among them Fox Alden.
There was great excitement,and Mr. Forward's
speech was very brief. He simply said, The
Court understands the character of the prose
cutor, and we ask for an acquittal.' Judge
Patton was a strong Democrat, but in his
charge to the jury, be said: 'Though I have no
sympathy with these Abolitionists, yet justice
demands that they shall be allowed to worship
in their own waj, " " mcj uu not ms
turb tbo public, and the prosecutor bad no right
to disturb the meeting.' Tho jury were
OUT TWO NIGHTS AND A DAT,
and disagreed, and that is all there ever was of
the case. This was all before the church was
built on Wylie street."
It would seem somewhat strange to witness a
church organization fire a man nowadays be
cause he didn't vote to suit them, bnt 40 years
ago the slogan of radical religionists was 'The
sword ol the Lord and Gideon!" and they
After Isaac Winans came to preach to "the
.congregation the Wylie avenue building was
finished. There was a rood attendance, and
lirely interest was maintained up to the date of
President Lincoln's emancipation proclama
tion, after which a sort of paralysis set in, and
the organization died out, thongh the Wesley
an connection still exists. The members of the
Wylie avenue congregation dissolved, and the
building went into the hands of the New York
Conference. After the emancipation procla
mation the Protestant Methodists proposed a
coalition on the basis of opposition to episco
pacy, and proposed to designate themselves as
Wesleyans, but the Wvle avenue congregation
refused the proposition and also refused to sell
the building, and Dr. Abl preached for them
until he got into trouble.
After the congregation dissolved" the build
ing was used for a time by the temperance
people and Murphy lectured in it. Subse
quently tho Hebrews converted it into a syn
agogue and finally it was condemned by the
Building Inspector. For many years Calvin O.
SacLrtt taught school in the lower story. His
pupils were colored children and it was about
the only place in this part of the city that
colored folks were educated during many
years. Mr. Sackett lives on Logan street at
The Spirit of Libert, established by Rev.
Mr. Smith Jand Jane May Swisshelm, was
bought by Mr. Fleeson, first proprietor of
The DespItch and Mr. Martin states that
he got the fint number of each paper,
changing from the one to the other, which
also had strong abolition leanings and his
subscription has never lapsed.
THE ANNUAL GEIST.
One Hundred nnd Sixty-Five 1'onngr Lndics
Ambitious to Tench W'hnt Are Young:
Men Abontf Only 40 Annnally Taken
The examination of applicants for teach
ers' provisional certificates was continued
yesterday in this city and Allegheny. Su
perintendent Luckey was superintending
the examination at the High School. On
the 18th inst. the features were music, or
thography, and physiology; yesterday gram
mar, composition and penmanship were
under review. There were 165 lady appli
cants, 45 of whom were from the City
There are about 620 teachers in the city,
and very few of them are men. The girls
seem to have come to stay, and if they ever
take it into their heads to dig coal, puddle
iron, etc., it is hard to tell what will be left
for the man brute, unless it be to rock the
cradle and attend to the babies generally
and do chores.
Superintendent "Lnckey states that among
those 620 marms there are annually 30 to 40
who drop out of harness and their places
must be supplied. Then some of the appli
cants are re-examined and go to the country
to teach if they can't find elbow room in the
city. There is a portentous suggestion in
the announcements SuperintendentLuckey
that only 40 vacancies occnr in a year, less
7 per cent. A girl who has get-up enough
in her to make a schoolteacher, makes a
good wife, and either the young men of the
present generation- are hopelessly stupid
or unequal to the task -of taking care of
Few girls with sufficient sense to pass ex
amination for a teacher's certificate will re
fuse to marry the right man if he made the
offer. But merit is bashful and perhaps the
right men haven't courage to offer. Dr.
George P. Hays, once President of "Wash
ing and Jefferson College, said the trouble
with woman as a school teacher was that
when one proved herself a good one, some
fellow was sure to find it out and, knowing
that a good teacher made a good wife, las
soed her on the spot, and she was lost to the
school. It would seem that masculine dis
crimination fs decreasing.
The examinations were written yesterday,
and there was no chance for any fun in hear
ing incorrect answers. In composition each
was required to prepare the iollowing for
the printer in proper shape,
when lieutenant lisle one of the most noted en
glish officers that fell in egypt was serving as
midshipman on a training ship a storm occurred
during his watch and a mast was swept away
the cabtain came on board in a fury why did
you not send up a man to trim the sail he de
manded ot the young man I should have lost
my own life if I had cone to trim it was the re
ply of the midshipman and 1 will not send any
one where 1 dare not go myself a mans life is
certainly worth more than a mast the captain
replied with a volley of oaths but the next day
lie came to the little midshipman in the pres
ence of the crew and said you were right and 1
was wrong a. mans life is worth more than a
The examinations will continue next Sat
urday. CAUGHT THEM AT IT.
Two Men Captured While Taklns Lumber
From a Suarpsuarg Yard.
George L. "Walter caught two thieves in
the act of stealing lnmber from his Sharps
burg yards. He has been robbed of 52,000
worth in all. One of the men goes by the
name of Sailor. His companion is named
C. Alexander Tair. j
Gottlieb Kraft made a dicker with Tair
for 20 boards at a low price, and then noti
fied Mr. "Walter. "With an officer he
watched for the men. The men threw the
lumber into the river and floated down with
it to the Sbarpsbnrg bridge. The officer
was in waitfng and nabbed them. Most of
the lumber will be recovered.
FOE AN APPEAL,
Some MoDonenhcIa Stockholders Opposed
to Snch n Course.
A meeting of the stockholders of the
Monongahela Navigation Company will be
held this week to decide whether they will
appeal from the action of the Board of
Viewers in condemning Lock No. 7. Circu
lars have been issued to the stockholders.
Some of the gentlemen approve of the ap
peal, others oppose it.
Attorney Carnahan said they were anx
ious to have the stockholders unanimous in
their opinion. He thinks the dam is worth
more than $209,000, the amount ajrarded.
Well Merited Sncccis.
If merit deserves preference, Jacksons'
will receive your patronage.- Jacksons'
home-made clothing has been tested by
thonsands this season. For 15 years our
trade has been steadily on the increase, our
customers doing onr advertising for us.
"Well-made goods are now in demand, and
the vendor of cheap, tenement-house-made
shoddy clothing is a thing of the past.
Anybody can advertise a suit for $8 or $10,
but Jacksons' are the only home manufac
turers who can sell a suit of all-wool chev
iot, corkscrew or cassimere for ?10, with the
guarantee to keep it in repair free of charge
for one year.
Our payroll for labor is $1,000. Every
week we pay more than $1,000 for labor in
our tailoring department. Jacksons as
tailors have no competition, making suits to
measure from $20 up, and trousers to order
from $5 and up.
Jacksons hat department, in charge of
that veteran hatter, Mr. "Win. Sarver, is
enough to inspire with confidence every
buyer in this line. Just received from
manufacturer, 30 cases of fine men's light
derbys, in the different shades, maple, wal
nut, acorn and cinnamon, formerly sold for
$2 50, price now $1 49. You will find a raft
of straw hats, Milan and Mackinaw, and a
handsome line of manilla.
Jackson' furnishing department is in
charge of Mr. F. J. Snyder, a tireless push
er for trade. This department gives as spe
cial bargains men's fine French flannels in
GO styles, from 98c, $1 24, $1 48, to the finest
sue stripes. Men's n rencn balbriggary un
derwear at 35c. This is a bargain wort! y of
Examine and yon will be sure to bny our
G. A. E. suits, G. A. E, caps, G. A. E.
canes and gloves. The G. A. E. suis are
our own make in Waschusset flan els at
$8; in Slater all-wool indigo blue, ?10 ?Mid
dlesex all-wool, home-made, $10. Exlmine
our line before going elsewhere. Ste our
stock it you can; if not write for samples.
Jacksojts', Clothiers, Tailors, Hatters
and Furnishers, 954 and 956 Liberty
street, Star Corner, new building, above
FBAUENHEIM & VltSA
beer is the best in the mark
some and nutritious.
Kookish awnings, eWant, brilliant, fast
colon, At Mamaux &
on b. ooi an
VIEWS OF EMINENT MINISTERS.
Gathered From Various Source.
EEV. DE. LEONAED BACON.
"In the long run, the operation, or the in
operativeness of this law" (Maine prohibit
ory law), "is as mischievous as its preten
sions are dishonest, its arguments fallacious
and its title fraudulent. The doom of fail
ure is written in the very structure of it,
contrived, as it is, to work with the utmost
friction and annoyance, with perversions
abborent to all our traditions of freedom, for
secret information and domicilatory visita
tion and search."
EEV. LYMAN ABBOTT,
"This" (prohibition) "was not the method
of Jesus. He lived in an age of total absti
nence societies and did not join them. He
emphasized the; distinction between His
method and thatif John the Baptist, by say
ing that John came neither eating nor drink
ing; the Son of Man came eating and drink
ing. He condemned drunkenness, butnever
in a singleinstance lifted up His voice in
condemnation of drinking. On the contrary,
He commenced His public ministry by mak
ing, as a miracle, wine in considerable
quantity and of fine quality, and this ap
parently only to add to the joyous festivities
of a wedding. He apparently used wine
customarily, if not habitually, and before
all the world; and He left as a legacy and
example for His followers a sacred .use of
wine in the most solemn service of His
EEV. SAMUEL E. WILSON.
"Its (the Prohibition party) fanatical dis
regard and distortion of facts is shown in the
constant assertion that the liqnor trade is
the cause of almost all the erimes that are
committee), and of all the worst erimes, and
if this trade could be prohibited by law the
jails and penitentiaries and alms-houses
would no longer be needed, vice or crime
would cease to pollute the land, and the day
of peace, love and plenty forever gild the
Joyous earth. Could any fancy be more
EEV. DE. FEIEESON.
To the question: "Have ministers of the
gospel and their churches any right to advo
cate prohibition?" the Eev. Dr. D. F.
Frierson says, in the Christian Observer:
"When he (the minister) preaches prohibi
tion he forsakes his legitimate weapons and
ruins his own cause. He destroys that per
fectly free option to which he must make bis
appeal. He puts himself nnd his ministry
in the absurd position of appealing to the
moral nature at the moment he is advocating
compulsion. "Why should he persuade at
all if he can get a law to compel?"
THE VIEWS OP DE. HODQE
concerning the non-use of fermented wines
for communion purposes are important,
and therefore it is interesting for
church members to read what he
says about the subject. The Rev.
Archibald Alexander Hodge, D.D., LL.D.,
in his popular lectures on "Theological
Themes," treats the subject as follows:
"Wines, according to the unanimous, unex
ceptional testimony ot everv scholar and
ary, is in itsessence 'jermented grape
Nothing else is wine. The use of
wine is precisely what is commanded by
Christ in His example and by His authorita
tive institution of this holy ordinance. "Who
soever puts away true and real wine, or fer
mented grape juice, on moral grounds,
from the Lord's Supper, sets himself up as
more moral than the Son of God who reigns
over his conscience nnd than the Savior of
souls who redeemed him. There has been
absolutely universal consent on this subject
in the Christian church until modern times,
when the practice has been opposed, not
upon the charge of evidence, but solely on
prudential considerations. Many Christians
have, however, mingled water with wine,
because it was an ancient custom probably
practiced by Christ himself, and also by
some because water mingled with blood
which flowed from His broken heart."
eev. h. p. collisb.
"Who will say that Gladstone and Bis
marck and Bancroft and Lowell and CO
others I might mention are in danger from
their wine? If I were to form a temperance
society I would have that as one class, viz.:
Those who propose to give up what they be
lieve to be the evils of drinking, but not to
give up drinking altogether. That is one
great thing that you can do without preju
dice and without the least fanaticism. An
other thing that can be done, and which I
will do henceforth, is not to drink at all. So
long as intoxicants are not necessary to my
health, so long as it gives malicious people
an opportunity to hurt my church and my
work and my great object'in life, I simply
cease doing what has never been important
to my happiness. It is said at once in
this matter that a man who is tempted by
another man's example is a pretty
poor specimen, and I agree; bnt as there
may, perhaps, be such a specimen in the
vicinity, I decline to be the example that
shall do him harm. This is something that
a good many of yon younger men might do
as well as not; it certainly can do no harm,
and it might do some good. And then. too.
it would be so refreshing, it would so cheer
the world to come across a little band ot tee
totalers that were not bullies, and who did
not think that all their sins and shortcom
ings were atoned for because they were tee
totalers. It will be delightful "to see two
or three men who do not drink, and yet do
not brag about it, and have meetings and
processions and uniforms to celebrate their
virtue in this one respect, though they mar
be profane and cruel and unkind in other
matters. This, it seems to me, would be a
good thing, and the other would be a good
thing for men, women and children: first, to
do what you think, but to discountenance
immoderate and barroom drinking; and, sec
ond, those of you who want to go further
to become teetotalers. I hope, therefore,
that many of you will join the temperance
society we are to organize this afternoon, not
because you think 'alcohol an unmitigated
curse to mankind,' not because you want its
manufacture and sale suppressed, not even
because you think moderate drinking an
evil, but because you want to take the
Christian rather than the pagan side, and
because when" about any question agitating
the public mind it is asked, 'Is it nothing
to you, all ye that pass by?' you may
answer, 'Yes; and we will do what our con
science permits and our reason commends to
help in the matter.' "
The Pan-Anglican Conference issued its
encyclical letter, which formulates the con
clusions of the bishop of the Church of
England and of the Protestant Episcopal
Church in this country, after due delibera
tion over the discussions of the confeience.
"We quote the following paragraph:
"Highly valuable as we believe total ab
stinence to be as a means to an end, we de
sire to discountenance the language which
condemns the use or wine as wrong as itself,
independently of its effects on ourselves or
on others, anil wc have expressed our disap
proval of a reported practice of substituting
some other liquid in the celebration of holy
"We are apt to get dictatorial when we
save people. It isn't right. It is well to be
humble. I know of nothing that can save
you bnt mercy. Just remember that, and
remember I'm not finding fault with anv
other method ot saving men but officers
cannot reach the appetite. Th'e Legislature
cannot control a man's appetite. While it
is well to' undertake to do certain things by
acts of Legislature, there are things that the
Legislature cannot do and it's no use to try.
The law does not save a man. If Moses
could have saved by law he would have been
Christ, and there would have been no need
of another. Savior. Now, remember that
Christ never went after a man with the citv
marshal, but 'with the grace of God. You.
must have the grace of God and the love of
kind in vour heart?. I am not a Prohibi
tionist, a local optiohlst, or a high license
man. I do not meddle in politics, nut sim
ply believe in saving men by love."
6. B. PETTOTGILIi IN ANDOVBB EEVIEW.
"The mistake of prohibition is twofold. It
, PITTSBURG DISPATCH,
subjects our popular system to a greater
strain than it will bear without peril of a
change either in the direction of anarchy or
despotism. It overcharges the functions of
administration, causing on the one hand a
disrespect for law and indifference to its vio
lation, and on the other a demand for a
stronger government with agencies of ad
ministration remote from popular control.
The knowledge that the final expression of
the public wilj is made in the administra
tion ot the law tends to bereave onr legisla
tures of a sense of responsibility and honor
and make their acts in this regard hypocrit
ical. It is besides, a misapplication of the
forces of morality and religion in the effort
to reform society. There is a very impor
tant distinction between law and morals
which the advocates ot prohibition seem to
overlook. Law is not intended to make
men good, but to prevent their becoming
bad. It Is addressed not to the aspirations,
but to the prudence and fears of men. It
has been said with much truth that it would
be a fatal objection to any law that it im
plied a high ideal. When the law has fin
ished its threat it has done its work. It can
do no more. The formation of character
must be accomplished by influences which,,
are distinctively moral by motives ad
dressed to theaspiratjons as well as to fear."
EEV. JOHN SNIDEE St. Louis.
"I was appalled in Maine nt the cry of
'more law. The prohibition fanatics, al
though seeing that theirpresenllaws are not
oniy not. eniorcea out are uespiseu,
clamoring for more law."
eev. MR. bailey Portland, Me.
Prohibition in Maine is a failure. There
is drunkenness even in onr public schools.
Yesterday the police were called upon to re
move Johnny McDonough, a 12-year-old
boy, from the Center street primary school.
He was so drnnk that the teacher had to
have him removed.
eev. l. h. schneideb.
"There are a million Lutheran communi
cants in the United States, and all of them
are opposed to prohibition."
EEV. DE. KOHLEE.
"Prohibition by the State involvesa prin
ciple; a principle that imperils our personal
liberty and manhood, and which, while it
endeavors to save us from one evil, plunges
us into a bottomless abyss of dangerous pos
sibilities." et. eev. J. L. spaldino, Bishop of Peoria.
"There is a law of human nature, that ex
cessive pressure brought to bear .on any
special form of moral evil results in other
evils; and now, when various influences are
diminishing intemperance in America,
there seems to be no sufficient reason fcr
calling upon the State to prohibit the manu
facture nnd sale of alcoholic liquors. The
less we bring the Government into our pri
vate, personal and domestic affairs, the freer
and happier we shall be."
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"We believe that the management of the
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solved the problem of furnishing perfectly
safe and reliable assurance at rates that are
in no way burdensome to the insured or cal
culated to afford the company anything
more than a reasonable profit, without which
no company can become permanent. Its
General Agent in this city, John D. Big-
fert, No. 61 Fourth avenue, lias for 20 years
ecn identified with life insurance interests
and is considered authority on all matters
pertaining to the business and will cheer
fully furnish a full explanation of the work
ings nnd popular methods of this old and re
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quarts $2 00
Monogram, Pure Bye "Whisky, full
quarts 1 75
Extra Old Cabinet, Pure Eye "Whis
ky, full quarts 1 50
1879 Export, Pure Eye Whisky, full
quarts .. 1 25
1880 Export, Pure Eye "Whisky, full
quarts 1 00
For sale at G. "W. Schmidt's, 95 and 97
Fifth ave., city.
Henry Terheyden, the manufacturing
jeweler, 530 Smithfield st has just bought
a lot ot nice diamond's, loose, that can be
mounted on short notice to anv design.
Call and just see them. "Will sell at small
Seines, nets, tents, fishing tackle largest
assortment lowest prices. Call tor write
for price list. J. H. JonjtSTON,
TTSSU 706 Smithfield street.
, Geo. IT. Bennett it Bro.,
No. 135 First ave., second door below Wood
st., bare the largest and finest stock of pnre
rye wbiskies in the city.
For a good fitting suit or pants go to Pit
cairn's, 434 Wood street.
Idle'wii.d awnings, entirely new, at
JIamanx & Son's. 537 and 539 Penn avenue.
Nobody ever makes a mistake that goes
to Pearson for their cab. photos. All are
Best $1 50 per doz. cabinet photos in the
city. Panel picture with each dor. cabinets.
Galleby, 10 and 12
Don't forget picnic nt
trove on Decoration Day.
For summer furnishing. Special patterns
adapted for the hot season. Host suitable
goods for canlpmeetings, lawn fetes and ex
cursion partiJs. P. C. SCHOENECK,
711 Liberty street.
CHARGE IN MBKFUPT
That heretofore appeared on
this page of THE DISPATCH
will be found on the Eleventh
Page, in the Second Part of
The Wants, For Sales, To
Lets, Business Chances, Auc
tion Sales, etc., are placed
under their usual headings on
the Eleventh Page. Adver
tisements handed in too late
for Classification will be
found on the Sixth Page.
SUNDAY, MAT 26,
SUITS, BOYS' WEAR,
EISNER & PHILLIPS'
Than can be readily had at least in such vari
ety at any place we know of.. ,
lib Serge Suits " -Unrivaled
(kit. Sis -
White and Fancy Duck Vests, Single and
Double-breasted, $i 50, $2, $3, $3 50.
White and Fancy Flannel Suits, $r$.
Tennis Blazers, Belts and Shirts.
An endless variety of Summer Clothing in
Serges, Mohairs, Alpacas, Cicilians, Drap
d'Etes, Seersuckers, Silk Pongees and every
material known in American and European
fabrics. - ,
Hot Weather Stock now all in, and We
are prepared to keep you cool all Summer.
Child's Sailor Suits,
Boys' Short Pants Suits,
Exquisite Silts, '
Lovely Jersey Suits,
Boys' Long Pants Suits,
Handsome Dress Suits,
Reliable Sohool Suits,
Mothers and fathers, bring the boys in this week and look
at the immensity of our stock of Boys' and Children's Cloth
ing. It will refresh your eyes and gladden your hearts to
gaze upon our lovely styles and patterns. We can fit any
boy. Come early in the week and we'll save you both
trouble and money. When it comes to giving the extra
value and quality we do for the money.
With each Suit sold in our Boys' and Children's Depart
ment goes a genuine Spalding Baseball and Bat,
, Clothiers, Tailors and Furnishers,
CORNER FIFTH AVE. AND WOOD
IF YOU WANT BARGAINS
W. H. THOMPSON & CO,
Where they will furnish your house from cellar to attic for
either cash or on easy weekly payments. They keep in
stock" a full line of Fine Walnut, Oak, Mahogany and Ash
Chamber Suits. Parlor Suits in Tapestry, Silk Crushed
Plush and Hair ClotH. Bdokcases, Wardrobes, Bedsteads,
Bureaus, Washstands, Fplding Beds, Bedding, Springs,
Mattresses, Toilet Ware, Dishes, etc.
A large line of Moquet, Velvet, Body and Tapestry Brus
sels, Ingrain and Rag Carpets, Mattings, Rugs, ,Lace Cur
Store open Saturday evening until 10 o'clock. Remember
305 "Wood. S-bz?ee"t-
W, H, THOMPSON & 00,
" Boys' C
we snow truly a grand
assortment in plain and
fancy Oassimeres, Wor
steds, Wales, Tricots,
fanoy and striped Cloths,
blues.blacks and browns,
All-wool Cloths, braid
trimmed, solid colors and
cut in the very latest and
most fashionable style.
Best of work.
U. GX.ESE3VKLA.M:i & SON,
NOS. S18 AND S3) PENN AVE.
Elegant Carriages of the highest grade.
Landaus, Brougham?, T. Cart', Uonno Koclra
ways, Eztentlon uonpes. Pony Carts. G-PassonRcr
Rockaways, Market wagons. Village Carts,
Buckwagons, Cabrioletd.Ladies' Pbaetons,Sarrey
Wagons, Top Wagons,Koad Carts, Jnmp Seats,
Fhaetnn Baggies, Open Wagoas.
Don't purchase a Carriage until you pay us a
(No connection with any other Carriage House.)
can always rest assured of saving not less than 20 per cent
every, purchase. Ihis
when it is considered that Keech buys direct from
the manufacturers on the largest possible scale,
and pays cash down for everything. The
superior purchasing facilities he enjoys
enables, him in turn to supply his
customers at UNEXAM
PLED LOW PRICES.
msmw. mm -
Every day brings us new "WARDEOBES.
friends and customers. In-
deed, there is no limit to QPflDTprri ATJTPCJ
the trade a merchant can OJliL;JJCililIllJDjO.
build on an honest founda- !
tion. This aptly expresses ' CABINETS.
Keech's wonderful success.
Large and extensive as his QnYFRn A "RTIQ
establishment is there is not OliJDiJjlJABJUU.
room enough in it for a :
trashy article of Furniture BRIC-A-BRAC.
None but the most reliable (
goods are sold here, and at qtt TTTjipTn A T)Tn
prices that even please the Olli V JliXb Y ASS)Jh.
closest and most economical
purchaser Try it CLOCKS.
K: IE IE
Cash. -and Credit House.
Cloaks and Wraps.
us: :e :e
Cash, and Credit Honse.
A long summer stands at
the threshold and refrigerators
are now in great demand.
Keech's stock of these goods
should be seen by all bargain
loving people in the city.
There is not, a .grade, kind,
style or price that you can't
find in Keech's mammoth
stock. The same, too, can
truthfully be said of his as
sortment of Ice Cream Freez
T? EP HEP r "C3T ' Q
923 and ,925 Penn ave...
HT Open Saturday Nights till 10
need occasion no surprise,
O ZE3I '
There are m any odd pieces
and remnants in our Carpet
room which we will close
this 'week at a big sacrifice.
Don't fail to take advantage
of this opportunity, if you
need any Carpets.
The time is now drawing
nigh when we are accus
tomed to placing our import
orders for Lace Curtains.
.Before doing so, however,
we will clean out all single
and odd pairs at greatly re
duced prices. This is a
most excellent chance for
saving housekeepers to lay
in fine Curtains.
a h: -
Ours is the largest variety
in the city; ours are the pret
tiest styles; ours are the most
reliable makes, ours are the
lowest prices. In saying-thisJ "
we are not guilty of the slight
est exaggeration, as an exami
nation of our goods will quick
ly show. Mothers, be sure
and give us a call before buy
ing elsewhere, as Keech's
stock of these goods should
be seen by alL
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