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" THE PECTSBTJE& DISPATCH; StCNDAT, JUNE 31 1889.
t . JMFLOWER OSCAR
Gopd Stories Concerning the Famous
- ; J Apostle of $sthelicism.
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the beginning op the craze.
-pais Famous Savinz, "1 Believe in Iotb as
' - I BelieTe in God."
IK AMERICAN WOMAN'S BEIGHT IDEA
rwimm roa tiix dispatch.!
In an old letter recalling some incidents
of his school days, Oscar "Wilde describes
himself as a "violin boy" exquisitely at
tnned to every passing influence for"beanty,
sensitive to the slightest tpuch, awakened to
music by everything romantic, or passion
ate, or ideal. ,He was never understood by
his playmates, such boys seldom are their
rensitiye natures are so easily tortured, that
they lead a life of misery among their
cruder companions, fie did not join in their
games, and would often burst into a storm
of tears for no apparent reason.
His school life teas not happy till he
came to Oxford which, as few know, is the
paradise of Platonic lovers. A new world
was opened to him.
Oxford it less serious, less athletic than
Cambridge; but more romantic, more poetic,
and above all is the home of those strange
intimacies, those unaccountable passions
which are jusl beginning to be noticed in
literature, but which have long existed in
life, and which form the romance in the
life of most college students.
There are, of course, the ordinary students
at Oxford stndious and living the ordinary
English university lite; but, I am told, that
there are secret societies, little circles of
yonng enthusiasts, the future poets, and
authors, and painters, and Oscar Wildes
who lavish all their poetry, sentiment and
passion on each other.
Of course we can all remember our board
ing school loves and jealousies, but we had
fancied the English boy too tough for senti
ment and too healthy for anything but
football. In those davs at Oxford a beauti
ful boy held a comb like a niadonna-mia"
of the middle ages, and a lovely eyebrow,
Bossetti mouth or Greek outline called forth
a host of champions and adorers. Everyone
went mad over beauty a harmless passion
indeed, and probably awakened the poetic
instinct in many a rough yonng beef-eater,
who otherwise might have drunk away his
evenings at the pot-house. This craze re
vived the study of the Italian poets and con
tains the way to much that developed in Os
car "Wilde's after lift, for it was into this
strange undercurrent of university life that
our abused Irish boy dived headlong at
once, dnd became its chief priest and pilot
Most of his early poems were inspired by
these Platonic lriendships.
A 1IEEE SCHOLAR
fie was rated very high in all the classics,
' hut was the especial pride of the university
in Greek. The old proiessors predicted a
brilliant future tor him, and when he left
the college he was offered an important
j,ost at the University of Athens, out he
longed for a more sensational life, and had
determined to try his future in America
that land of artistic ignorance and pork
packing. Dry settling down to classical
research in Athens scarcely tempted him.
however much mentally he might be suited I
His poetical sensibility had been excited
in every abnormal direction; he had been
the idol of his mother's drawing room and
he preferred the quick to the dead.
JEstheticism was then at its last gasp in
London having been at its height abonLlS
years before. Bat what had been confined
to a small Eelect circle had now become gen
eral. Heal astheticism existed several years
before it was known or spoken of at all, bat
oy iniEttime it naa passea tnrough tbe most
artistic circles and became common prop
erty, sneered at on the street, laughed at in
the newspapers, and only kept alive in
the minor drawing rooms of Kensington.
He, forlorn, bilious-looking young man,
who wandered sadly down Piccadilly gax
ing in love-lorn fashion at the lily, was a
fact and not an invention of the poet, but I
am afraid he thought more of the chances of
getting on to a Pear's soap advertisement
than of a higher art life. x
A BEMEVEB Er LOVE.
Fat old women wrapped themselves, in
saffron-colored robes and lay on the hearth
rug at our poet's feet and wept, while he in
wonderful stained-glass attitude, exclaimed,
"I believe in love as I do in GodI" "Who
would dig in Athens after this?
Then Da Uaurier and "Patience?' piled
up the agony and the gentle Oscar thought
it was time to awaken America from its bar
barity. He came to New York with some good
' letters of introduction, very little money
and scarcely knowing how he should go to
work to strike the first blow, but Fortune
soon favored the brave in a most unexpected
manner. It was at a performance of
"Patience" the house was packed to the
doors, a brilliant American woman sat in
a box with a popular manager. He was
speaking of the remarkable spread of
these new ideas and the craze over
the costumes in "Patience," when her
eyes happened to alight on Oscar "Wilde,
then clothed in decent, conventional black,
leaning disconsolately against a pillar, for
- his money was nearly all gone and his in
troductions had brought him nothing but
invitations to dinner. She said. "Whv do
you envy the success of this turlesque?
there is the original Bunthorne himself
why don't you do something'with'him?"
That very night she brought the two to
gether and the campaign was planned.
Before leaving England "Whistler had
posted him up with some art ideas, in case
of need, but he had never given a lecture in
his life before. Everyone knows the
brilliant success of his first appearance at
Chickenng Hall, and the details of his tour
here are too well known to speak of. In
many places he was received with admira
tion and enthnsiasm, in some with abuse.
In Long Branch the evening he was going
to lecture a row of ladies and gentlemen (?)
formed in the corridors outside his door at
the hotel, and when he came out pelted and
struck him with immense sun-flowers, till
' he was obliged to beat a retreat "When he
appeared in the hall the andience shrieked
. "a dollar to see that thingl"
In literary Boston It was not thought he
could succeed, but he was saved by the Har
vard students turning out in a body, each
wearing an enormous sunflower.in his button-hole.
fie returned to England with a good deal
of money, in spite of being made the victim
of some confidence sharpers, and there lec
tured on "What I Taught America." but in
his own country was received with little in
terest WHY HE CHANGED.
Gradually the hair in flowing locks was
cut shorter and shorter and the knee
breeches flipped down to his ankles and
goon he had lapsed info conventionality and
comfort Soon after his return to England,
Oscar married an heiress the prand-
daughter of a rich old lawyer, who died J
inortiy aiter leaving ner a very comlortable
property. She jb pretty, but worn and dis
appointed looking a pale face With dark
hair in curls an very beautiful eves. She
dresses testhetiaally still. She also much
affects large Frenchy hats and wuttcau
gowns. Their house in Cheyne Walk, Chel
sea, was built by the architect Godwin, who
became the companion of Ellen Terrv when
shtjett her old husband, Watts the Lon
don art world is all strangely linked to
gether. Godwin did much to make Chelsea the
most artistic 'quarter of London in respect
to architecture and decoration, and I be
lieve that Ouida's "blue pot in a wall
liche." which slip, declared iraa ttia nnl.
thing in the streets of London that the ere I
could rest jomrilh pleasure was in Chelsea,
The hall is very dark, with occasional
gleam of brass placque or Venetian mirror;
at the head of a rather ill-constructed stair
case stands an enornious full-length por
trait of Oscar "Wilde, of the order where the
head and the hands stand out as three Spots,
evervthin? else beinc swallowed ud in the
dark background. The parlor is simple and
effective, decorated' with many Japanese
fans dotted over the walls. HereJIrs.
"Wilde receives, dressed in flowing Liberty
robes. Coming out we pass by the nursery,
a wail from which discloses one of its se
crets. Oscar-Wilde (with a hyphen has
become the family name, and the children
are christened Cyril Bereiford Oscar-Wilde,
and Langdon Vivien Oscar-Wilde. A third
Oscar's handsome brother Willy is one of
the editors of the Daily Telegraph, and has
been a great help to him, He is very pop
ular in society and a great flirt although I
do not speak from experience, never having
had the pleasure of meeting him.
Comfort and luxury have done their work
on our poet, and he has not been proof
against the allurements of high living. He
is getting extremely fat in fact, the flesh
hangs in rolls from his 'cheeks and shoul
ders. He has become the" editor of a very
successful woman's journal.
He writes occasionally prose articles and
book reviews, but his powers of rhyme he
has never been able to command since his
marriage, as a burlesque poet puts it:
'The mnse directly veils her lids,
When colic catches poets' kids."
The two rooms that are most talked of are
the vermilion study and the white dining
rodm. People would naturally expect some
thing very harmonious in this aesthete of
esthetic's own den of dens. I wore my most
delicately compounded gown the day I ex
pected to enter'it, and was amazed to be
ushered into a room painted bright, crude
vermilion "To cheer him up in the Lon
don fog," he said.
The dining room is all in tonesof white
and crocus yellow, with white cabinets con
taining choice bits of delicately tinted
Venetian glass around the walls. It was
here that those artist's after dinner talks be
tween himself and Whistler, which were so
extensively reported took place. When
they dined alone together and tried to watch
each other's wits (of course it must have
been "the cat" who reported them). The
best known anecdote is the one when Whist
ler, having made a brilliant remark, Oscar
said: "That was grand; how I wish I had
said it" "You will say it" replied
Whistler. Olive Westox.
The Memorial Day Committee.
The Memorial Day Committee of the posts
of the old city proper met last evening In
Council Chamber to receive bills and settle ex
pense incurred. The posts interested pay the
Comrade Cole reported that owing to un
called far Interference on the part of those
having no authority whatever In disposing of
the flowers collected at the Soho Schools, the
Grand Army were deprived .of their use on
Memorial Day, thereby causing considerable
dissatisfaction to the comrades and then
friends. The matter has been referred to
Cbairman Bengough, of the Committee of In
vestigation. The following resolution ,was unanimously
Resolved, That this committee, In the name of
the Urand Army Posts It represents, tender a vote
or thanks to all who kindly "assisted In making
Memorial Day pass in the usual Impressive man'
Our thanks are especially dne
t dne to the teachers
jumis oi tne nunnc scnot
nolle schools for an abundance
of flowers; to the Grand Arm
Choir for line sing-
lng; to the Rev. J. T. Blley for an able address;
to the Commandant or Allegheny Arsenal for
flrlne minute enns dnrlnr the ceremonies at Hie
flits; to K. V. Barker for printing donated; to-j
iiiarBuc xianjiiion loruseoi organ; to saperjn-
tendent John Perrtnc, of Allegheny, and Super
intendent James S. Devlin, of Bt, Mary's, former
vices rendered; to U. H. Klppey Circle, of the
1-adiesortheU.A.H., for refreshments furnished;
to J. O. Brown, Chief or Public Safety, for favors
extended, and to the press of Pittsburg for the
many courtesies and kindly notices accorded.
On motion, the committee for 1890 will con
vene on the last Saturday of April of that year.
Meeting To-Morrow Ereuldg.
A meeting of Grand Army comrades and old
soldiers will be held in Council Chambers to
morrow evenlngat 8 o'clock, to take action for
the relief of comrades in distress"' 'frfam thn
flood at Johnstown. Comrade Edward Fisher
baa gone to that point and will be present to
report in toll upon the needs of comrades
UP FEOM THERANEX
Manntera of the PennaylTanla Who Started
na Hodmen, Brakemen and aieasetgerm.
The officers of the great Pennsylvania
system, from the President down, have all
come up from th'e hot torn. President Rob
erts entered the service of the road in 1852
as rodman in the engineer corps. Later he
had .charge of the construction of small
branch lines, and finally was made assistant
to the President in 1862. He has been
President of the road for eight years. A.
J. Cassatt, formerly Vice President of the
company, also began as rodman. Second
Vice President Thomson, used to be a
machinist in the shops at Altoona. He
invented the block sienal interlocking
switch. General Manager Pugh commenced
as brakeman, and General Passenger Agent
Carpenter was once messenger boy in the
Philadelphia office of the companv. Gen
eral Agent Geer used to be receiving clerk
in the freight department
James McCrea, General Manager of the
Pennsylvania lines west of Pittsburg, like
President Roberts, began as rodman at $10 a
month. He now draws a salary of $15,000 a
year, and is still under 40. Robert Pit
cairn, Superintendent of 'the Pittsburg di
vision of the Pennsylvania, and general
agent for the company, was once a messenger
boy in the old Atlantic and Ohio Telegraph
office in Pittsburg. Among the other mes
sengers employed at that time was Anson
Btaeer, afterward General Superintendent of
the Western Union Telegraph Company; W
O. Hughart, now President of the Grand
Rapids and Indiana Railroad Company;
Andrew Carnegie, who a few years later
laid the foundations of his wonderfully suc
cessful career as private secretary to Colonel
Tom Scott, and' David McCargo, now Gen
eral Superintendent of the Allegheny Valley
A SERPENTINE PROBLEM.
A Question That Puzzled a Number of. liar-
vardillen. ' .
Notes and Queries.!
An astronomer froin Harvard Observatory
some time ago propounded this problem to
a number of fellow-savants: Suppose that
three snakes, each two feet in length, should
catch each other by the tip of the tail, thus
making a circle six feet in circumference.
Suppose that each snake would begin to
swallow the one in front of him. In what
way, would the resultant figure, after each
snake had swallowed the one in front of
him, differ from the original circle? There
were many diverseopinlons on the subject,
some of them entering the consideration of
the fourth dimension of space, because any
one of the snakes would have swallowed the
two in front of him and yet have been
swallowed by the two in back of him, and
therefore, would be both inside and outside
of his two fellows.
Kansas' Ex-Attorney General to Speak.
The fourteenth union gospel temperance
meeting will be held in the Grand Opera
House this evening, commencing at 7 '45
Captain J. .KL. Barbour will nriM w.'
Attorney General Bradford, of Kansas, will
deliver the address.
Why Yon Sbonld Bay Tour Clothing at
1. "We manufacture our own clothing.
2. All our clothing is guaranteed to be
kept in repair free of charge.,
3. So profit paid to the middleman.
4. All goods marked in plain fieures.
5. Prices guaranteed the lowest in this1
6. Any article bought can be returned and
Jacksons', Tailors, -cJolhiers, Batters
and Hen Furnishers, 951 and 956 Liberty
street, Etaf Corner. '
OMENS OF BAD. LUCK.
Events Which Are Believed to Pre--sage
Death or Misfortune.
STEANGE ACTIONS -OF CLOCKS.
Includinj: a Story of a Timepiece That Was
a Palse Prophet.
ODD IDEAS AND -SUPEESTITIONB
rwsmxir ron rat dis?atc&j
Death is dreaded. As people are prone to
speculate regarding what they fear, by in
dulging the imagination they gradually
come to look upon every extraordinary oc
currence as an omen of approaching disso
lution. Hence it is that there are countless
superstitions, not by any means confined to
the ignorant or associated with the last stage
of life. Beliefs are widely current that
those intelligent animals, the horse and dog,
are intuitively aware when those to whom
they are attached are nearing their end.
Even the wild birds are thought to be gifted
with similar knowledge, and stranger yet,
inanimate objects, such as household furni
ture, are thought capable of presaging
That familiar superstition that the howl
ing of a dog forebodes a death in the family
had its origin thousands of years ago. The
ancients believed that the animal could see
the spirits, which hovered about the house
of the sick, ready to bear the soul of the de.
parted away. The sound is often mournful
enough to suggest such thoughts. It was
also a common belief that dogs could see
ghosts. A gentleman who had been much
annoyed by a dog belonging to his neighbor
and lriend found the animal howling in
front of his stable door one evening, a thing
that was of frequent occurrence, and went
over to his friend's house to see if he .could
ascertain the cause! He learned that his
neighbor had been away from home forjsev
eral days, and concluded that the animal
was merely lonely and trying to find his
master. The doe's owner scent a ereat deal
' of time, at the house of the neighbor who was
making the inquiries, and for several weeks,
while his own buildings were being re
paired, had been accustomed to put up his
horse in his friend's stable.
It is probably true, though it would be
hard to convince the superstitious, that the
actions of dogs, which are at times seem
ingly inexplicable, could be accounted for
quite as readily snd easily as in this case.
If a strange dog comes -and howls before
yonr door it is not a sign that you are about
to die, but. rather a certain indication that
the animal is looking lor a friend, or food,
or perhajy both.
Many people look upon the family clock
with superstitious awe. In the country dis
tricts almost every family has its stories of
the queer actions of timepieces preceding a
death in the1 house. The belief is very
strong with many .that clocks convey cer
tain warnings' of the coming of the grim
messenger. The counterpart of the clock
that stopped, never to. go again, when the
old, man died, can be found in many a
A very intelligent lady of the writer's ac
quaintance was alone one evening at
her country home when an anoient time
piece, a family heirloom, that had been
silent for years, suddenly started ticking,
and presently struck 13 times. No one had
been near the clock, and there had been no
jar to set its machinery in motion. Natural
ly the lady was perplexed and somewhat
alarmed. There was diphtheria in the
neighborhood, but her children had so far
escaped the disease. Her oldest was a boy
of 13, and she could not help thinking that
the clock had given her warning that he
must die. Her husband returned presently
while the clock was still running. , , ,
NOT A TBTTB PEOPHET.
He laughed at his wife's fears 'when she
told her story, though it waB evident he was
quite uneasy. But the "warning'Vin this
instance, was entirely gratuitous. The boy
was not taken ill he is now a strong man
and there has not been a death in the family
from that day to this.
There are omens, for those who seek them,
in other articles of furniture beside clocks.
Everyone has heard that breaking a looking
glass is a sure sign of bad luck, and some
say of death. I once saw a child kissing its
own image in the mirror. The mother, who
was present, sharply rebuked the little one
and sent her out of the room. Then she sat
down and cried. I couldn't understand it
at all, and asked what was wrong I thought
the child's action a very pretty one, even if
it did seem liko vanity.
"To kiss a glass is a sure sign you won't
live a year," replied the woman.
But here also the "'sign" failed. The
child who kissed the mirror is now a hand
some woman,, who laughs when reminded of
her early vanity. ,
Chairs, tables and beds are also associated
with many enrious superstitions. To sit
crosslegged in a chair is a sign of good luck
Kuuiuiers Boiueumea try mis position to
bring them luck at cards. Manv old card
players prefer a seat at the end rather than
the side of the table, the superstition being
that good luck goes the way the grain of the
wood runs, and that those who play across
the table are at a disadvantage.
OMENS OF IJLL ITJOK.
It is a bad sign for a person, on leaving a
house where he has been visiting, to replace
his chair close against the wall; the proba
bility is he will never sit in xhat chair
again. There are people who say that a
bedstead mnst be set parallel to the cracks
in the floor if crosswise, the person occupy
ing it will notsleep well. The belier that
the head of a bed should be set to the North
is something more than a superstition at
least, it is held by many medica men.
"Getting out of bed with the wrong
foot foremost" has passed into an adage. It
originated in a belief that it was unlucky
to place the left foot on the floor before the
right on arising, and that things would
surely gd wrong during the day with the
person who did bo. s
To return to the house for some forgotten
article after starting on a journey is an
omen of misfortune. I have Keen a. woman
!, stop her husband, thus returning, before ha
crossea tne tnresnoid, ana beg to be permit
ted to bring the missing article, that he
might not enter the house for it. It is also
unlucky to enter a house by one door and
depart Dy anotner. Basket,
The new constitution will be ready about
W1 . k
ThesSnpreme Archon is preparing a new
Several conclaves have already organiied
contests for tbe next term.
AH fraternal orders have lost members by
the disaster and flood. The trne fraternal
spirit can be best tested by prompt responses
to assessment calls.
The Supreme Archon was making every
effort yesterday to ascertain if the order lost
any members by tbe Johnstown disaster, as it
has a good conclave there. No positive infor
mation could be obtained.
' Pine Old Spanish Port.
Imperial 1810, B. O. P.
cabinet :..$3 50 full quart
Imperial, 1828 Oporto 3 00 full quart-
Makenzie, 1832 Oporto 2 50 full quart
Old Irfindon Dock f 2 00 full quart
Burgundy l 50 full quart
Coctburn's l 00 full quart
Also per gallon of case, for sale by "Wm.
J Friday, 633 Bmithfield street TrTStt
600 Pieces of Royal Worcester
And Doulton now on exhibition at E. P.
Roberts & Sons' art stores, corner .Fifth
avenue and Market stre. It is the most
auperb collection ever shown i4 Pittsburg,
and is worthy a careful iiispection. wrsu
DON'T PLAY WITH JUSTICE.
Philip Franz Find That Judge Mncee I
Cbarltabler But Mot Enough to Salt
Him Other Court Notes.
Philip I'ranz .found yesterday that it
doesn't pay to play fast and loose with jus
tice. He had been convicted in the Crimi
nal Court last weet on a charge preferred
by Sarah Kiroh, and yesterday came up to
pay the costs, sentence having been sus
pended on payment of costs.
When Judge Magee imposed this penalty on
him Franz objected to It He said afterward
that he would not pay the costs. His attorney
succeeded in prevailing npon him to change
bis mind, and yesterday he appeared to state
that he wonld pay. Judge Magee quietly re
marked, as Franz stepped up, that his leniency
had not been appreciated, and he wonld (rlvo
Franz a touch of Imprisonment He con
cluded br sentencing him three months to the
workhouse. Franz Drotested that he wonld
pay the costs, bnt the Jndge did not relent, and"
ud was iea gu to gau.
William Lyons was sentenced SO days to the
workhouse for entering a building with Intent
to commit a felony. Lyons bad first been sen
tenced to the Huntingdon Reformatory.
Afterward sentence was suspended upon pay
ment of costs. Lyons could not pay the costs
and was sent to the workhouse.
THE RAILROAD WINS, SO FAR.
A Salt Regarding a T at OIcKeesport,
Favora the B. fc O. R. R.
Judge Ewinc yesterday Sled 'an opinion in
the eqnlty proceedings between James A,
Chambers and the B. fc O. R. R-, operating Vie
Pittsburg and Connellsville Railroad. A bill
was filed by Chambers asking for an injunction
to prevent the railroad company from laying
and using a "r" track on tne
Chambers Glass 'Works property at
McKeesport. The railroad company immed
lately filed a cross bill asking for an injunction
to prevent Chambers from interfering with it.
Thje Company stated that it had a "Y" track on
tbe disputed ground, having purchased the
right from the previous owners of tbe land.
Chambers tore up the track and then tried to
prevent it from relaying it by getting an in
junction from Court.
Jndge Ewing in his opinion said that a serious
question of right had been raised, which could
not be determined npon a motion for a prelim
inary injunction. He issued tbe preliminary
injunction against the railroad restraining it
from using the track, but ordered it relaid un
til the final determination of the case. No
date was fixed for the final hearing.
NOT FARTED BY DEATH,
Several Conplea 'Anxlom for tho Law to
Sever Marital Bonds,
A divorce was granted yesterday In the case
of Charles Broiling against Catharine Breillng.
The couple was married in 1S67. Breiling is a
barber, and separated from his wife, who lives
at No. 63 Becond avenue, a year ago. Her hus
band stated that he' was afraid of her. She
had smashed a guitar over his head, and
threatened to kill him. He was afraid from
her violent temper, that It he interfered wltb
hpr she would kill him, and be had to leave her.
Mrs. Dorothea Springier yesterday sned for a
divorce from her husband. Charles Bnrineler.
Tho couple were married on April 2. 18SS, and
separated May 7, 1889. Mrs. Springier alleges
that her hnsband beat and abnsed EeJ, knock
ing her down and kicking ber in the face and
body, and threatening her life.
In the divorce case of Margaret Dobbins
against Thomas Dobbins, 3. E. McDonald was
appointed commissioner. H. B. Herron was
appointed commissioner in the'ease of Fred.
Ooerman against Ellisbetb. Operman, and
George P. Murray was appointed in tbe case of
Freida Stibgner againstO. fi. Stlbgnen,
To-Morrovr'a Trial Ltit.
Common'Pleas .Ho. 1 Parker et al vs Hutch
inson; Fnllerton vs Fife; Evans vs Booth &
Fiinn) McClelland vs Risher; Clements vs Phila
delphia Company; Kyner vs McKeesport
borough; Bradley vs Blmm; Cooghan et al vs
Cbartlers borongh; Byerley et al vs Tintsman;
Davis vs Heckert: Lippert vs Herold; Bartinsky
vs Safe Deposit Company.
Common Pleas No. 2 Bell vs McQultty;
Matthews vs Lyons Bros., McEee & Co.; Lyons
vs same; Hartman vs Bcblndle et al: Dicken vs
Bchaub; Mcintosh vs Titterton et al; Welsh vs
"Wise; Fox vs Harmonlng.
June Term Criminal Court To-Morrow.
The June term of the Criminal Court will
open on Monday with Jndge Btowe presiding
The first day will be occupied in charging tbe
grand jury and receiving the constables' jd
turns. Two courts will probably be in session
during the month of J nne to finish np the work
so that the court caa adjourn during the
Lines From Lejrnl Quarter?.
A motion for a new trial was made yester
day in the breach of promise suit of Miss Kate
Krenley against Edgar Thonmson. in which
Miss Krepley received a verdict for 3,000 dam
ages. In the United States. Court yesterday a de
cree of condemnation was made in the case of
John C Finch and others against the steam
boat Seven Sons, and the vessel was ordered to
be sold by tbe United States Marshal.
Lsd Keatino yesterday entered suit against
Mayor Pearson, of Allegheny, -for damages for
false arrest. The suit is the result of tbe raid
on the house of "Mrs. Baners, on Robinson
stteet, Allegheny, for which a number of suits
nave oeen entered against tne arresting omcers.
Keating was one of those arrested.
David McCaetnkt, a carpenter, yesterday
entered suit against Walter D. Riddle for
$5,000 damages. It is alleged that Riddle left
bis horse and boggy standing, nntieC near the
Pittsburg and western Railroad. The horse
ran off and McCartney was knocked down and
run over on Preble avenue.
Jtooe Aobebok, of the United Btates
Court, yesterday handed down an opinion in
the matter of exceptions to the commissioner's
report of the distribution of tbe proceeds
arising from the sale of the steamboat May
flower. Tbe exceptions were sustained, and the
case recommitted to the commissioner to cor
rect his schedule..
The appeal of Wilson "Wall, of East Eliza
beth, from the decision of 'Squire Graham in
fining him $10 and costs on 'an information
brought oy Humane Agent O'Brien for cruelty
to animals, in breaking tf colt, Was- heard.
Atttorney Nevin represented Wall, and Attor
ney Smith appeared for Agent O'Brien. Judge
Magee, after hearing the testimony, revoked
the decision of the 'Squire' and ordered the
GEonaK W. Lazeer, H. Lazeer, EII Lazeer
and J. P. McPherson and wife, yeBterday, en
tered suit against B.B. Coursin for damages for
trespassing. They state that they recovered
a lot on. Fifth street, McKeesbort, from Cour
sin by an action In ejectment and ousted him
from possession. Notwithstanding this Cour
sin has since been renting the lot out for shows
mm umuiuons, ior tne sale or mercnanoise,
etc, and making use of It in various ways.
Dbess Goods Nothing to .equal the
styles and qualities we ate offering at 50c
a yard plaids, stripes and checks; goods
really worth $1, Huocs & Hacks.
There have never been such nice pictures
made for the monev as yon get at Stewart &
Co.'s, 90 and 92 Federal st, Allegheny; they
are the only ones who give y"on a 'bakers
don, 13, lor ?1. Get theni while you can.
HY STOCK MARKETS.
Condition of the Market at the East Liberty
omcE PiTTSBtntd DraftA-it-H. J
Ea&t Liberty, June 1, 1889.
CAT-nos Receipts, L520 head; shipments,
none on account of flood; nothing
doing; all through consignments held over on
account of flood; no cattle shipped to New
Hogs Receipts, 8.500 headt no shipments;'
market dull; all grades, $4 6084 70; no hogs
shipped to New York to-day.
bheep tteceipts, z,zoo head; shipments,
none; nothing doing.
Atcb. TOD..lst7s. ii?U
A. AT. LandGr't7s.l09
Atch.ilop.lt. K.., 454
Boston & Albany.. .212
Boston & Maine. ....189
C B. 4U. i.lCCX
Clnn. Sin. & Clete. U
Old Colony...,,. 173H
Wis. Central pt... 45
Huron ..t 2
Osceola, .,.,1 t!j
Oulncy..( ,. 52
Bell Telephone 243W
Boston Land. ,,.u... 6
Hater Fower.......i 6)i
Flints fere Jl 29
Flint & Fere M. nrd. 93
Mexican cen. com., HH
A. ft AbevrEntu. 46)4
San Diego S5
When baby was sick, we gave her Castorht,
When she was a Child, sheciledforCastorla,
When she became Mlti, she clung to Castorla,
When the had Childreh,she gave them Castorla
ssm in the mi
Trade Prosecuted Under Difficulties
Makes a Good Showing.
THE CALAMITY. AT J0HBST0WU
Opens the' Pockets of Memberu of tbe Ex
change and Eeal Estate Dealers.
NEW BUILDINGS AND 'DEALS IN EEALTI
Business the past week was prosecuted
under difficulties. There was a holiday,
more than the usual allowance of bad
weather, and the terrible disaster at Johns
town. But with all these drawbacks the
volume of transactions was almost up to
the average. Stocks were dull ?wd"most of
them lower. The total sales were 8,207
shares, of which more than one-half was
contributed by Philadelphia Gas andEa
Noria. Oil was stronger, but trading was
light. Real estate was active, and a num
ber of important deals were closed up.
They have appeared in The Dispatch
from day to day. The number of transfers
recorded "was 154, representing 5398,409.
There was a fair business in mortgages, the
number placed being 180 and the amount of
money Involved $331,169. There was no differ
ence of opinion In respect to tbe prospects of
an unusually active trade next fall.
The awful disaster that has befallen Johns
town will have a serious, but it is to be hoped
temporary, effect noon business m Pittsburg.
Practically, Johnstown was a suburb of this
city, doing most of its trading here, which
amounted to a large sum annually. A large
part of the capital invested there was owned
by Pittsburg people. Even the South Fork
dam was a Pittsburg enterprise. The sudden
extinction of this hive of Industry, wbiob
poured its wealth so freely into the lap of
rittsonrg, cannot be otherwise than a severe
blow to local bnslness; but the Indomitable
pluck and boundless resources which charac
terize the American people In all emergencies
will soon repair the material damage and start
anew the wheels of Industry. But the loss of
life the bereaved families the ruined homes
they are beyond human help, and must be
left to tbe tender mercies of the Great Father.
Tbe most we can do is to contribute of our
substance to the relief of the survivors of thn
worst calamity that has ever befallen an
Members of tbe Pittsburg Petroleum, Stock
and Metal Exchange promptly responded yes
terday to the cry for help that came np like a
wall from stricken Johnstown. It was at first
proposed to donate $500 from the general fund,
but this being considered impracticable for
several reasons, lists were opened for individ
ual subscriptions, and when the session closed
$825 bacLbeen subscribed, with several mem
bers to near from. 11 was thought that the
amount would be increased to at least $1,000.
The real estate fraternity were also liberal con
tributors. Pittsburg business men of all call
ings are proverbially liberal, and no worthy ap
peal for assistance is ever made to them in
Bad weather during a portion of last week
interfered with building operations to some
extent: bnt notwithstanding this drawback the
number of permits taken out, 48, fell but little
short of that of the week before. The total
cost of tbe buildings thus projected Is $80,465.
None of the permits were large, and nearly ail
of them were for dwellings. It was estimated
by a contractor yesterday that about 1,600 per
mits for honses of all kinds have been Issued
since January L He thought the year would
show a total of at least 8,000.
There has been, within a few days, a revival
of interest in Penn avenue property, which had
been nnder a cloud for the reason that owners
overshot the market, asking prices entirely dis
proportionate' to those ruling in equally desira
ble parts of the city. This mistake, it seems,
has been corrected in part, at least, so that in
vestors are again turning their attention to
that locality. During the week rumors were
current of several sales on that thoroughfare,
but nothing definite could be learned about
them. Yesterday Black & Batrd closed the sale
of a business property on Penn, near Eighth,
the consideration being not far short of $50,000.
One or two equally important deals are under
way for property near the same place.
A son of a prominent Pittsburg journalist
was, not long ago, forced Into a speculation in
real estate that returned to him a profit of
about $3,000, by a quarrel with his landlady.
He rented a dilapidated honse from her in an
East End snburb, and fixed it up at his own
expense,so as to make it habitable. This done,
the landlady notified htm that she would ad
vance tbe rent. He forthwith kicked. Hav
ing a little ready cash, he bonght one-half of a
large lot for $300 and made arrangements to
build a two-room honse on it, He was finally
persnaded to bny tbe other half oi the lot, bnt
the price had gone up a little and he had to pay
$350 lor It. In a short time he sold this half for
$1,400, and subsequently one-half of tbe other
portion for $1,200. This left him a lot 60 by 120,
on which he has put up a good house, where be
is now living and taking things eaBy. Quar
rels, especially with women, seldom lead to
good results, but this particular one was an ex
ception to the general rule. The lucky man
said: "My kick against my landlady was the
making of me."
HEXr TO NOTHING.
The Stock DInrket Winds Up a Week of
Very little business was transacted in the
stock market yesterday, and there were few
significant changes in Values. The only stock
that found a purchaser was Central Traction,
which went at 32 the same price that was
asked for it the previous day. The other
tractions were Unarranged. For Pittsburg,
Allegheny and Manchester Passenger Railway
230 was bid and 263 asked. It was reported that
a considerable block was sold privately at the
latter figure. Philadelphia Gas was held
fractionally higher. The other gassers were
Electric held around tho old figures, but
there was no disposition to force it into promi
nence. The demand for bank stocks was less
pressing than "usual, hut this probably resulted
from tbe knowledge that they were not on fhe
market at current quotations. The difference
between bids and oilers was, as a general thin?,
hot very great, but the orders either to, buy or
sell were not imperative, and so both sides con
cluded to await to-morrow's developments be
fore showing their hands. Bids and offers
Unqnesne National Bank. 133
Fifth National Bank... .....v..i. ....... 40M 4fi
German National Bank. , S10
Pittsburg National Bank Commerd....2
NATCBAli GAS STOCKS.
. Bid. Asked.
Chartlers Valley Gas Co tSH 60
People's Natural Gas Co 60
Philadelphia C0..1 , S7Ji 37V
Wheeling ti as Co '31 32
J ASSES GIBS BAIL WAT STOCKS.
Central Traetlon.i S2
Clttiens' Traction, , ,. 70
Pittsburg Traction S& 63
Pittsburg, Allegheny and Mancnester.230 26S
Flits. A Western it. B. Co., prePd 22K
La Naria Mining Co ,,.... 1H IX
BLECrBIO 11QHT STOCKS.
WeltinghonsB Electric. tSH 55
Union Switch and Signal Oo..j..w. 1 25
westlngbouse Air Brake Co 116 ....
The total sales of stocks at New York yes
terday were 93,799 shares, including: Atchison,
6,808; Missouri Pacific, 20,0001, Northwestern,
,800; Northern Pacific, 4,425; Northern Pacific
preferred.11,210; Ore eon Transcontinental, 2.20O,
Beading, 3.800; Richmond and West Point,
1,600; St. Paul. 2,800; Union Pacific, 18,788;
BDSINEB8 AT THE BANKS.
Affected by the Jo&Ditowri Cdtnmlty-Calns'
6 ver Last Vear Continue,
Yesterday was a very quiet day at the bank-
lng Institutions. Tho Johnstown calamltr
took Blithe snap out of. business. The condi
tions we"re represented to oe about tbe same as
on the previous days of the week, bnt transac
tions in all lines were smaller. This was re
flected in the Clearing House report, out gains
over last vear continue. The report shows:
Exchanges , S 1,803,888 63
Halnnce 232.SI8 12
Exchancea for the week Ift,7,e78 31
Balances for the week.,.. l,73i,lMB3
Exchanges, dally average SiH'ISS
Exchanges week of 1883..... -. 9,038,688 30
Balances week or 1888 1,738.896 25
Exchanges last week. 12E2-SJ9 S5
Balances last week i,0!i,iSn
jocenangea to date, 1599... Z7U,asa,u sz
.Exchanges to date, 1883 i 240,6m, 991 82
Gain 1889 over 1883. 28.432,082)
Money on call at New York yesterday was
easy, with no loana; closed offered at 2K per
cent. Prime mercantile paper, 35K. Ster-.
ling exchange dnll but steady at $1 8 for 60
day bills, and $4 89 for demand.
Tbe weekly statement of tbe New York banks,
issned to-day, shows the following chances:
Reserve, decrease, $449,700: loans, decrease,
$714,900; specie, decrease, $792,500: legal ten
ders, increase, $422,100; deposits, increase,
$317,200; circulation, decrease. $24,200. The
banks now hold $14,605,650 In excess of the 25
per cent rule.
U. S.4KS, reg - I0SA107
v. a. tx. coup io7lSios
V. 8. 4s, reg..... 128T
U. S. 4s, coup 129 U2i
Currency, Spereent, 1895 reg 119
Currency, Sper cent, 1898 reg... .122
Currency, 8 per cent, 1897 reg K&H
Currency, 6 per cent, 1893 reg 12SJJ
Currency, Bpercent, 1899 reg 131
Government and State bonds were dull and
Sew Yoek Clearings $149,645,148! bal
ances. $8,921,664. For the week: Cloarlngs,
SCNJ.olWH; balances, S31.933.91o.
Boston Clearings. $18,053,441; balances,
$2,188,283. For the week Clearings, $30,283,851;
PHriAMrLPHiA Clearings, $18,342,159; bal
ances $1,507,165: For the week Clearings, $55,
694,188; balances, $8,830,353.
BAirotOBE Clearings, $2,213,121; balances,
London The amount of bullion gone into
the Bank of England to-day la 530,000,
Parts Three per cent rentes, Sflf 60o for
St. Loots Clearings, $2,288,896; balances,
$788,677. For this week-Clearings, $17,150,403;
BTB0HG AND DDIL.
Oil Holds Up Under the Inflnenoe of Bear
lab Field New.
The on market was in an anomalous condi
tion yesterday. Absence of New Y6rk quota
tions left the operators very little basis to trade
on. The market was strong and the opening
Srlco was 82, the blithest was 82 the lowest
! and the close 82 The field report was
Brokers were very much divided In opinion
as to tbe outlook for this week. Some held
that prices would rule higher: others predicted
a slump. While either of these views may
prove to be correct, as nobody knows what a
day may bring forth In oil. a line drawn be
tween them wonld probably indicate the trne
forecast, as there is nothing on the surface to
warrantbellef in much of a change either way.
Features at the Market.
Corrected daily by John M. Oaciey & Co., 45
Sixth street, members of the Pittsburg Petro
Opened 82HLowest. si
Highest s: Closed H2H
Average runs 60,433
Average shipments 63,640
Average charters 44,332
Beflned, New York, 6.90c.
Kenned, London, 6 7-lSd.
Kenned. Antwero. 17Xf.
pool, o MM.
Carrying, New York, no wire; Oil City,
Bradford, flat to lOo premium; Pittsburg, 20c
A, B. McGrew & Co. quote puts, 6BSSlcj
calls, 83H8fc --.
A DIAMOND STREET DEAL.
Another Richmond Bntera the Field for Im
- proTement Sales EUewhere.
Black & Balrd, NoSo Fourth avenue, sold
for the Davis heirs the property No. 17 Dia
mond street, S0Kxl35 feet, for $45,000. The
purchaser Is a friend of the proposed improve
ment, which he thinks Is necessary for the de
velopment of property on the street, as well as
for tbe general Interests of the city.
Kelly & Rogers, No. 6315 Station street, sold
for Thomas H. Groah to Minnie Hamsbottom
a honse and lot on Euclid avenne for $4,600;
also lot on Rowan avenue, 25x120 feet, for
William Ebberts to William G. Martz f or $525.
They also placed a mortgage for 87,000 on East
End dwelling property at 6 per cent.
Samuel W. Black & Co., 69 Fourth avenue,
sold to Peter Raueb, lot No. 120 (adjoining two
already bongbt). in West End Place plan of
lot, Thirty-fifth ward, fronting 20 feet on Al
bany avenne and extending back 100 feet to an
alley, for $100.
George & Martin, 603 Liberty street, sold In
the Maplewood Park Plan, Wilkinsburg, lot
111, Corner Maplewood and Grand avenues, to
Charles K. Thoemer. for $450: al-o, lot 171 In
same plan, fronting 40 feet on Grand avenue
by ICO feet to McKees lace, for $475, to H. E.
W. C. Stewart, 114 Fourth avenue, placed
during tbe week three small mortages amount
ing to $4,200 at 6 per cent, and one for $8,000 at
5 per cent and tax, on East End property.
John F. Baxter, 612 Smithfleld street, sold to
Harry Walsh lot No. 248. Bank of Commerce
addition, Brnshton station, 40 feet frontage on
Bennett street, by 137 to a 20-foot alley, for
Thomas McCaffrey, S509 Butler street, sold
leasehold and bnildings on property 2627 Penn
avenue, for $1,000.
L. O. Frailer, corner Forty-fifth and Butler
streets, sold for William J. Hagne lot 20x100
feet, to a 20-foot alley, sitnate on the northeast
corner of Stanton avenue and Holmes street,
Eighteenth ward, for $600 cash.
HA1F A HUNDRED MORE.
Forty-Six Permits for New Buildings Taken
Oat Last Week.
Building operations fell off a little last week
by reason of the weather being for two or three
days unfavorable for outdoor work. The num
ber of permits Issned was 46, and the total cost
Of the buildings is estimated) at (80,465. The
following is the list:
Annie Fox, one frame one-story addition,
12x14 feet, near Fifty-second street, Eighteenth
A. Yost, one frame two-story 17x32 feet on
Howley avenue, near Main street, Sixteenth
Davis King, one brick two-Story 20x24 feet on
Carnegie street, between Fifty-first and Fifty
second streets. Eighteenth ward.
A. Hill, one brick two-story and mansard 20x
43 feet on corner of Liberty avenue and Thirty
ninth street, Sixteenth ward.
J. Grabowski, one brick two-story, 16x30 feet
on Twentieth street, Twelfth ward.
J, Rees, one frame two-story and mansard,
20x32 feet onliawn street, between Forbes and
Hamlet streets, Fourteenth ward.
M. D. Kees, two frame two-story, 15x23 feet,
on Castor street. Thirty-fifth ward.
Andrew Thompson, one brick two-story. 15x
25 feet, on Sarah street. Twenty-ninth ward.
W. Miller, one frame one-story, 14x20 feet,
on CarSon street, between Seventh and Eighth
H. Gang, ono frame two-story, 23x30 feet, on
Shelby street, between Twenty-seventh and
j. wenty-eigum streets, xwenty-serentb ward.
C. Beiler, one frame one-story, 20x30 feet, on
St Thomas. Twenty-saventh ward.
D. G. G. Rahauser.'two frame two-story, 28x
23 feet, on Broad street, near Hiland avenue.
S. V. Brown, bne brick two-story, 20x34feet,
on Penn avenue, near Fitch street, Nineteenth
AdamRalthaL one brick two-story, 16Ui38
feet, on Penn avenue, near Gross street, Nine
M. Galvin, one frame two-story, 17x30 feet,
on Hawley avenue, Blxteenth ward.
Peter BImmer, one frame two-story, 17x60
feet, dn Taylor street, Sixteenth ward.
George Fordyce, one frame two-story, 10x18
feet, on Pine street, Twenty-seventh ward.
George Fordyce, one frame two-story, 16x28
feet, on Pine street, Twenty-seventh ward.
J. C. Smith, oho brick two-Btory, 20x52 feet,
on Fisk street. Seventeenth ward.
M. McGlll, one frame two-story. 16x16 feet,
on Quinine, street, near Miller, Twenty-first
Mrs. Hays, one frame three-story, 83x23 feet,
on Sheridan avenue, Twelfth ward.
jonn Meisou, one irame one-story, 20x31 feet,
on lb07 Carson street. Twenty-eighth ward.
McDonnogb, one frame two-story, 20xS2
feet, on Independence street, near Mill, Thirty
George Miller, one frame two-story, 26x32
feet, on Reuubilc street, near Granariew av
entte, Thirty-fifth Ward.
John Guntz, one brick one-story addition,
20x23 feet, on 435 Fifth avenne. Eighth ward.
Wm. Stewart, one brick frame two-story
dwelling, 20x30 feet, on Allureidid street, near
Becond avenue. Twenty-third ward.
H. E. Wainwright, three brick three-story
dwellings, 20x70 feet each, on Butler Street,
near Main, Seventeenth ward.
H. M. Lean, one frame two-story, 16x23 feetl
on Home street, between Fifty-second and
Fiftv-thlrd. Elzhteenth -ward.
F, Cartwright, two frame two-tory and man J
sard, 82x39 feet 8 inches, oa Boquet street
Patrick Carroll, two frame, two-story, 25x39
feet, od Brownsville avenue. Thirtieth ward.
Mrs. Susan Woods, one brick, three-story, 24
x69 feet, Carson street, corner of Ninth street.
a wenty-ninin wara.
Edward H1U, two frame, two-story dwelling,
18x44 feet, on Grazier street; between Murt
Iand and Dallas streets, Twenty-first ward.
William L. Smith, one brick, three-Mory. 20x
65 feet, on Butler Mreet, between Fifty-first
and Fifty-second streets-, Eighteenth ward.
P. Lulan, on brick, one-story. 13x20 feet, on
Larklns alley, between Twenty-fifth and Twenty-sixth
streets, Twenty-sixth ward.
Fred Suiter, two frimn twnjitnrr. 25x38
feet, on Brownsville avenue, Twenty-seventh
William Latsaw, one brick, two-Story, 29x35
fjet, on Forbes avenue, near Craft avenue,
J. A. Graver, three frame, two-story, 21x41
feet, on Howe street, near Filbert street,
Sarah Moffett, one brick 4-story, 21x45 feet,
on Marie street, near Chestnut street, Sixth
H. Shaefer, one franie 2-story dwelling, 17x32
feet, on No. 80 Keystone street, Eighteenth
Mrs.-Karfenhacfca. onn fr&mn Hjttnrw iwaII-
lng; 17x32 feet, on Oasippee street, Thirteenth
John Kluppel, one frame 2-story dwelling, 17x
82 feet, on 4626 Penn avenue. Sixteenth ward.
M. D. Koade, one frame 2-story; 20x30 feet,
corner Hasiett street. Thirtieth ward.
Henry Gearhonff, one brick 8-story, 20x60
feet, on Twenty-sixth street, near 'Carson,
Peter Kerstear, two brick 2-story dwelllnsa,
29x34 feet, on Davis street. Eleventh ward.
R.J. McGeagb. one brick 8-story, front 60
feet by 14 feet deep, on 230 Fifth avenue. Fifth
E.1I. Marshell, one frame 2-story addition,
10x12 feet, on Elysian avenue, near Hasting
street, Twenty-second ward.
MARKETS BY WIEE.
Bad Wlrea and Mild Weather Cause a
Slight Decline in Wheat Other Cora
' module Fall to Develop Any
thing- Strikingly New.
CmcAOO The wheat market to-day was
weak and lower. Trade was fair. The wires,
owing to severe storms, were Nearly all down
and communication with the East was nearly
wholly cut off, otherwise trading would have
The feeling was weak from the start with
opening sales of July at Kc, declined, ruled
very heavy and steadily declined 1c more, then
reacted c, ruled easy and closed about Jo
lower than yesterday. Jnna sold off 2Jc and
closed about Ho lower than yesterday. The
weakness is attributed to milder weather.
Only a moderate speculative business was re
ported In com, the market ruling quiet most of
tbe session, with trading confined largely to
room operators wltb Jo range. The feeling
developed was, on tbe wnole, a little easier.
Oats were fairlv actire and nnsettlea. The
opening was at M'ie decline. This was fol
lowed by a firmer feeling. Tbe decline was re
covered, and market closed firm.
A comparatively light trade was reported In
nog proauct. jf rices ior ail tne leaning articles
ruled lower daring the early part of the day.
and the market finally closed qnlet and easy.
me leaaing intures rangea as rouows:
Wheat No. 2 July. 76V76ViQ75V75Kc;
trust. Sli4&lH3ly:G!3H;c! September. S&3
OATS-No. 2 July, 22JS2-22V22Jc: Au
gust, 2222c; September. 22222
Mess Pork, per bbL July, 111 7511 87K
11 72H11 85; August, $11 87K11 92X11 87X
U WK; September, 111 fi5li 0011 8a12 00.
LAED, per 100 fts.-JnlyT $6 7066 7266 70
6 70: August, $3 756 75S6 75S 75; September,
$6 82K6 82K66 06 82.
Short Bria, per 100 fia. Jnlv, $5 72K5 75
5 725 75; Angnst, $5 82K5 82U5 80
5 82K; September, $5 87K5905 87K5 87K.
Casn quotations were as xoiiowst triour quiet
and unchanged. No. 2 spring wheat, 76c;
No. 3 spring wheat, 72c; No. 2 red, 7632c.
No.2corn.83Jo bid. No. 2 oats, 2ic No.
2rye.88Kc No. 2 barley, nominal. Nu.l flax
seed, $1 Co. Prime timothy seed, $1 25. Mess
Sort, per barrel, $11 8011 85. Lard, per 100
S $6 62Q6 65. Short ribs sides (loose). $5 65
57U. Dry salted shoulders (boxed), $512U
6 25. dbort clear sides (boxed), $66 12.
Sugars Cut. loaf, unchanged. Receipts
Flour, 11,000 barrels; wheat, 12,000 bushels:
corn, 435.000 bushels: oats, 234,000 bushels;
rye, 8,000 bushels; barley, 4,000 bushels. Ship
ments Flour. 14.000 barrels; wheat, 19.000 bush
els; corn. 381,000 bnshels: oats, 142,000 bush
els; rye, 7,000 bushels; barley. 2,000 Bushels.
On the Produce Exchange to-day tbe butter
market was firm: fancy Elgin, 15ViS17c;
choice to fine, U15c; fine dairy, 1214Hc;
fair to good, 810c Eggs firm at 1212c.
Selling of SuFanl.Caniei a Weak Feeling
In Stacks, Bat It I Counteracted by
the Strength of Other Sharei.
NewYoek, June L There was little Inter
est shown in tbe dealings to-day. and only one
. - . n.L im I
important movement toos piace. inenuctua- 1
tlons In the general list were confined to small
fractions. Some selling of St. Paul caused a
weak feeling In the early trading, but the
strength of Oregon Transcontinental, which
rose to 37, on the bidding of one broker, and
the strong tone of the Pacific stocks, afterward
brought about a more confident feeling, and a
rally set In, which by tbe close of tbe board
had brought prices back again to about the
level of opening figures. The Chesapeake and
Onio stocks were also prominent for the com
parative animation which they displayed and
tbe advances made in each of them. The mar
ket finally closed dull and firm, close to open
Railroad bonds were dull. Changes were
entirely without significance as a rule.
The sMes were only $688,000. of which Denver
and Rio Grande Western certificates contrib
uted $35,000. The tone, however, was fairly
Vigor and Vitality are quickly given to every
part of the body by Hood's Sarsaparilla. That
tired feeling is entirely overcome, tbe blood Is
purified, enriched and vitalized, the stomach
i3 toned and strengthened, the appetite restored,
tbe kidneys and liver Invigorated, tbe brain re
freshed, the whol system built up. Try
Hood's Sarsaparilla now.
hood's Sarsaparilla is sold by druggists.
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7 FOURTH AVENUE,
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sari oil no
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. R. CHISHOLM & CO., SI Broadway, N, Y.
JOHN M..0AKLEY & C0M
BANKERS AMD BROKERS.
Members Chicago Board of Trade and
-Pittsburg Petroleum Exchange.
i5 BTXTH ST., Pittsburg.
RIALTO BUIT.TUNQ, Chicago.
Some of the Advantages of Villags
ONE NOTABLE INTERVIEW,
"Onewho has lived in any of the suburbM
villages just out of Pittaburg, would nardty
exchange his borne at this season of the
year for one-in the city proper," said Hr.
Adams. He was speaking of his home at
Mansfield, just eight miles out on the Pan
handle, and one of the pleasantest of
suburban neighborhoods. His family havo
resided there for 14 years and over, bis
father' leing proprietor of the Mansfield
It was during this conversation with Mr.
Adams-that he made the following state
ment: "It had been a trouble," he said, "that 1
tried in every way to get rid of without any
success. It kept slowly, gradually getting
worse all the time. Sometimes I would
think I was a little better, "but after awhile
I would drop back into a still worse con
dition. ' "In the morning I would feel tired and
worn out. It seemed as if my sleep had not
at all jested me. I would feel more tired
when I would get np in the morning than
when I would go to bed at night.
"My head would ache continually.
Usually it would be a dull, heavy pain la
my forehead over the eyes and across the
bridge of my nose. I would have dizzy
spells, and whep I would stoop over quick
a swimming sensation and spots floating be
fore my eyes. The least light would make
my eyes, water and feel weak. My nostrils -would
clog up, sometimes on one side, some
times on the other, and there would be at
times considerable discharge. Then there
wonld be such sounds in my ears like ring
ing or singing or roaring or buzzing, as to
almost distract me. My ears and eyes and
nose troubled me all the time.
"When the trouble got Into my throat and
chest, I commenced to loose flesh rapidly,
and I seemed to get weak and despondent.
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Mr. W. J.
I didn't feel as it I had any energy or am- 1$
bition. My throat would fill up and I i,
would have to be constantly hawking and "'
raising to clean it I coughed a great deal, -L
especially in the morning a dry, hacking yfc
kind of a cough. Something would seem to "
be sticking In my throat that would not get M
up or down. Sharp pains wonld take me J
in the chest, at most times about the region
of the heart. j
''I would feel hungry all the time, but I M
couldn't eat anything. When I wonld sit IS
down to eat the sight .and smell of food ft
would take ray appetite away. There would" '
wo m iccuuj) u, ujsbrcKt ami iniea in my
stomach after eating a sensation aalf there
was a load or weight there. I went to Califor
nia, and when I returned tbe trouble seemed to
grow upon me very fast. The loss in weight
and strength, tbe cough, the pains in tbe chest
"Well, some time ago I vead in one of tho '
Pittsburg dailies tbe statement of a youne
mechanic, wbo seemed to be troubled about as
1 was, and wbo had been treated and cured by
Drs. Copeland and Blair. I went to see them
myself, found that their charges were low and
not unreasonable. andU placed mvself nndar
tbelr care. I am glad to be able to say that 1
imptoved from tbe start. The ringing in tho
ears, tbe tronble with tbe eyes, the headache)
and pains in tbe chest passed away.
"In tbe first two or three weeks alone I
gained six pounds in flesh. My appetite re
turned to roe. I sleep well, and get np in tbe
morning feeling rested. I feel strong and well
indeed like quite anotherperson from what I
was wben I went to Drs. Copeland and Blair."
Mr. William J. Adams, who makes this state
ment, lives, as stated, at the .Mansfield Hotel,
Manfield, eirfht mdes west of Pittaburg, oa
the Panhandle road.
VEBY PLAIN TALK.
Showiag the Outline of a Roots Which If
When a person with a delicate constitn-'
tion has a tendency to catarrh or consumption
whether this tendency is inherited or re
sults from taking cold easilyit is notice
able that that person invariably loses flesh
and loses strength, showing that the nutri
tion is interfered with. '
In such a case the sufferer should at ones) -
be placed-under Influences that will restore..''
tne ueiective uuirniuu anu iena to invigor
ate the constitution.
It is to be remembered that in every casj
tne presence 01 catarrn is an evidence of
preaisposmon 10 consumption, and no
matter how slight the attack may be, it
should be treated with the greatest care, and
the treatment should be continued until all
traces of tbe catarrh, have disappeared.
If the catarrh is allowed to reach the smallest
tubes in th,e lungs which condition Is Indi
cated by the spitting np of a yellow material
then Imqediate attention to the malady Is da.
manded, or serious lnng tronble will result
Catarrh Is. nine times oat of ten. the canse
that produces consumption, and hence no ono
can afford to neglect a case of catarrb.however
slight. Iris easily cured. If taken in time and '
treated regularly and correctly by a specialist,
if left to itself it Is rarely cured without a j
cnange 01 climate, one witn eacn 'new cold it
gets more ana more iroumesome. extending al
ways a nttie deeper into tne lungs until a cure i
becomes aimcuit ana sometimes impossible.
"I should like to be treated," a lady rei
ntarked the other day, "but I would not
like to have my name in the paper." Lrt3
it be stated that Drs. Copeland and Blair
never publish a name or statement without'
the full and free consent of the patient,' nor
do they publish one hundredth part of the ,
testimonials, letters and statements received!
by them from grateful patients. As observed,
tne statement given are entirely voluntary,
and aro eiven hv tho patients fornnbllcatioa.
Drs. Copeland and Blair would never pablisHf
tne most empnatio testimonial unless tne pa. ;
tient giving it understood that It was ta Ml
pnntea ana gave willing consent.
Are located permanently at
66 SIXTH AVENUE,
Where they treat with success all car!!
Office hours 9 to 11a.m.; 2 to 5 r.x,;7toi
p. it. (SnndaV Included. 1
Specialties CATARRH, and ALL Dlg-l
tAbW 01 tne juixt, &m, imiuix aaj
Consultation, SI 00. Address all man to
DRS. COPELAND & BLAlK,
68 Sixth ITU PHt.hr,.-. T.
Notable Locai, Indobsemejtt The orac-l
tice here of Drs. Copeland 4 Blair is with twl
expresed sanstion and approval of tto Wesfcl
ern Pennsylvania Medical College, of Pfses.1
uurK, ana 'no uiuiomas 01 oota pnysicUM tMr 1
the formal written Indorsement of thedeaoMcl
laUUIty OI UHH lBHKUBOB, SBjevJStli
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