Pittsburg dispatch. (Pittsburg [Pa.]) 1880-1923, June 27, 1889, Page 5, Image 5

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He Says He Killed Captain Dawson
"Purely in Self Defense.
The Captain's Attack on Bim and. His
Attempt to Hide the Body.
CnAKLE.STO.K, S. C, June 26. The in
terest in the great murder trial increases.
It was intensified to-day by the appearance
ot Dr. JIcPov upon the witness stand. The
day was bright and hot. The court room
was p3:ked almost to suffocation. Dr. Me-.
Don took his scat within the bar at about
9J0 He vas greeted by many of his
friends and entered into a lively conversa
tion with them. "Hats off," shouted a
Deputy Sheriff, and Mr. Cohen, counsel for
the defense, arose to his work. He
made no opening. "Call Geo. "Wash
ington Harper," he said. The eyes
of the blacks in the audience began to
glisten. Harrier is the colored coachman
ttho heard the pistol shot in Dr. McDow's
office and who was not placed upon the stand
by the prosecution. He said he saw a gen
tleman alight from a horse car and go to
Dr. McDow's ofice. Five minutes after he
disappeared the coachman said he heard the
report of pistol. A long, loud groan fol
lowed. Then he heard some one shout in an
excited tone of voice:
"As you said you would tsBmy life, I
have taken yours!"
As the witness left the stand Governor
McGrath arose with stately dignity. He
said: "Your Honor, according to the law
of the State and to the practice in the South
Carolina courts, the accused wishes to be
allowed to state the circumstances of this
unfortunate affair."
Judge Kershaw bowed and Dr. McDow
arose and walked to the witness box. All
eyes were upon him; every Ian ceased
waving. The Doctor was sworn and sat
down as straight as an arrow. He wore a
light four-in-hand tie and a dark suit. He
was quite pale. He placed his right hand
upon his knee and rested the other upon his
hip. He was apparently very cool and
showed no signs of agitation. After giving
his name and residence, he said that he
well remembered the 12th of March last. It
was impressed upon his memorv, because on
that dav he killed Captain Dawson. He
had known the Captain by sight, but bad
never had any conversation with him until
that day. His feeling toward him was
pleasant. There was no reason why it
should be otherwise. He said:
1 met him that dav In the vestibule of mi
house. 1 was in the sitting room upstairs
w hen I heard the sound of the gong. As I was
waiting for dinner I did not wait for a servant
to open the door. I opened it myself. Captain
Dawson said: "Are you Dr. McDowT" I replied:
"I am Dr. McDow." He said "I am Captain
Dawson." "Walk in. Captain," I answered. He
had a domineering air and was aggressive and
irritable. As we entered the office the Captain
said: "Dr. McDow, I have Just been informed
of jour nngentlemanly conduct to one of my
servants." I replied: "That I have been un-
fentlemanly to one of Tour servants is untrue."
felt indignant at the words. The Captain
was a large, muscular man, I was a mere
pigmy at his side. He next saidt "I give youo
understand, sir, that she is under m v protection
and I forbid you to speak to her.1' I replied
that I sbonld speak to her when I pleased and
until ne snowed some authority for his inter
ference. He said: "If yon speak to her again
I shall publish you in my paper." I replied: "If
you do, you infernal scoundrel, I shall hold you
responsible. Now get out of my office." He
instantly struck me over the head with his
cane. At the same time he used his fist and
knocked me across the lounge.
These0 answers were brought out by Gov
ernor McGrath in a very impressive man
ner. The counsel for the prosecution were
nettled, and began to protest against his
putting leading questions to the accused.
The doctor continued his evidence.
"While I was endeavoring to 'resume my foot
ing ana arise from the sofa the Captain fol
lowed me up and struck me again on the head
with bis cane. The blow lett a slight contusion
upon the left side of my hea-. I was afraid of
losing my life. I did not know out what the
next blow would kill me. I was positive that I
was about to receive severe bodilj harm. Jly
impulse was to save myself. I had a pistol in
my hip pocket. I used it for protection. I
arose in close proximity to the Captain and
fired. He seemed to be in front of me.
Judge McGrath (sternly) What do you
mean, sir, by saying be seemed to be?
The witness immediately left out the word
He was in front of me, but I have a con
fused idea of the exact situation. I habit
ually carry a pistol because I think it necessarv.
X had put the pistol into my pocket that morn
ing. As soon as the shot was fired the Captain
groaned and I cried: "You have tried to take
my life, sir, and now I have taken lours." He
staggered toward the desk in the 'back of the
office and fell in the angle of the room be
tween the bookcase and the walk I stood for a
moment dumfounded. I then felt of his pulse.
The idea of calling in medical attendance
flashed through my mind, but I saw that he
was dying: that he was in fact al
ready dead. I lost all self-control after
I had hred the shot. I was not aware that the
pistol was pointed at any vital part of the
body. The shot was fired, not for the purpose
of killing him, but for my own protection. I
would have preferred to disable him, I felt
that he had insulted me, and that an unpro
voked injury had been done to me. If possible
I would have restored him to life but the
wound was fatal and he was dead. I was hor
rified and bewildered, for I well knew of tho
Scandal that was sure to follow the occurrence.
In my despair I first hid his hat and cane in the
sink in the yard where they were afterward
found. I next
Is the dark closet. Ihad no control over my
reason. I scarcely knew what I did. X lifted
the body by the arms and drew it in the halL I
then drew the nails from the door of the closet
and tore up the flooring. Finding that there
was not time enough to hide the body under
the floor, I got a spade and dug a hole, I threw
the earth against the scantlings and placed the
body In the hole. I got the spade from the
stable. It required much exertion bo lift the
body and drag it into the closet. After It had
been placed in the hole I realized that my
actions were foolish and altogether wrong.
The unwonted exertion seemed to have restored
my reason. I was entirely exhausted and went
out for air. I made Up my mind to return the
body to the office and surrender myself. I
came back and made several efforts to remove
the body from the hole. I took it by the hand
and tried to raise the bead, but I could not. I
was too much fatigued. As the closet was
quite aark I went out and bought a candle.
ben I returned I lighted the candle and
again tried to extricate the body. The head
lay under a beam on a piece of flooring. With
bard work I managed to draw the body out of
the hole. The scratches and abrasions that
appeared upon the forehead were made while
getting It out ot the closet. I drew the body
back to my office and left it lylnc near the door.
I brushed the sand from mv clothes and wiped
the blood from my face. The blood came from
the mouth and nose of the corpse while it was
lying in the closet. I bitterly regretted the
toscessity that compelled me to kill Captain
Dawson. I was nearly craiy. I wandered over
the house, and walked un and down the room
pulling my hair. I finally determined to sur
render myself immediately. I gave myself up
to Policeman Gordon, who drove me to the
station house. There I was manacled and car
ried to the jail in the patrol wagon. I pro
tested against this indignity, but was told that
it was done according to the law and I must
oirw nr self-defense.
Mr. McDow continued as follows:
1 knew who Dawson meant when he referred
to the servant and said I had not acted gentle
manly toward her. He meant the woman who
had acted as governess for his children. She
was the' same woman who was on the stand
yesterday, and yesterday was the first time 1
cave seen her since Captain Dawson's death.
I have said I shot Captain Dawson for self
protection. He was using his cane and his fist,
and the pistol was the only available means of
defense that I bad about me. I could not es
cape from Captain Dawson nor fly from him.
He notonlv had me In bis power, but I thought
imssiuiy tuat uc miut uave a weapon upon 01S
Iierson. If he had addressed me courteously
e would have been treated differently. I had
receiveahlm pleasantly and my courtesy was
not returned.
. Mr. Smith eoaducted the cross-examination
He is said to be the best cross-examiner
injthe State. In answer to his ques
tions the witness said that he graduated
from the Cumberland University, in Tenne
see, in 1874. Soon after that he went to the
upper part of South Carolina to live. After
living there three years he came to Charles
ton. Soon after graduation he taught school
for awhile. He afterward studied medicine
with his uncle.
Mr. Smith Did you not leave Tennessee
because yon.had a difficulty there?
The prisoner's counsel objected. Mr.
Smith insisted that he had aright to scruti
nize the lite of the prisoner and ascertain
his moral character, so as to allow the jury
to form an opinion as to his credibility. The
Judge ruled against him after a long argu
ment and Mr. Smith finally gave up the at
tempt to probe into the Doctor's former
$500 OE 500 DAYS.
A Benutifnl Fiend Sentenced for Shock
InelT Bnrninc a Child She Gives the
Judffe a frnmple ot Her
Vixenish Spirit.
rsrrciAL txlegbav to the rjrsrATctt.i
New Yoek, June 26. Mrs. Annie Du
bois, who burned her 7-year-old stepdaugh
ter, Delia, cruelly with a red-hot hair-curling
iron, was arraigned to-day in the Gen
eral Session before Judge Martine to receive
sentence under her plea of guilty. "When
Mrs. Dubois approached the bar it was
difficult to realize that she had treated a
child so barbarously. She is still an attract
ive young woman and she was attired in a
fashionable gown of green cloth, with a hat
to match and new tan covered gloves on her
small hands. "When the clerk asked Mrs.
Dubois whether she had anything to say
why judgment shonld not be pronounced
against her she turned to her lawyer and
said. "My counsel will speak for me." He
urged clemency on the ground that she
had never before been convicted of any
criminal offense. Taking up the photo
graph of the burned child and holding it
before him for a moment Judge Martine
"You were permitted to plead guilty of
assanlt in the third degree, simply because
your little victim was so voung and be
sides in such a weak mentaT condition that
it is doubtless if her testimony could have
been permitted on your trial. I have not
seen the child butl have here a photo which
is a sickening proof of your fiendish cruel
ty to her. The crime was an outrageous
one. The poor child, particularly because
of her mental infirmity.should have appealed
to your sympathy and care if you had the
heart ot a good woman, xsut yon naa not.
Tour whole conduct shows that you have a
most wicked and cruel disposition. In the
acceptance of yonr plea all of the consider
ation that you are entitled to, and far more,
has been shown to yon. I deeply regret
indeed, that it was, of necessity, shown to
"you. I shall impose the full penalty possi
ble under your plea. I sentence you to the
penitentiary at hard labor for one year and
to pay a fine of $500, you to stand committed,
a day for each dollar, until the fine is paid.
I will add that you need not send any one
to me to have the fine remitted for I shall
never remit it. I propose -that unless the
fine is paid yon shall serve a day for each
dollar of it."
"Thank yon," snapped Mrs. Dubois
spitefully, as she turned from the bar.
People Who Boy
Fireworks, balloons, torpedoes, cannon
crackers, flags, lanterns, etc, can. find tho
largest line to select from and get the best
goods made at James "W. Grove's. Remem
ber, prices always the lowest twts
A million catalogues of guns and revol
vers, handsomely illustrated with price list,
all for free distribution. You can get one
free by calling or writing a postal card.
Gnnsand revolvers sent c o. d, J. H.
Johnston, 706 Smithfield st. its
JTine watch repairing, resetting dia
monds and best work and lowest prices in
the two cities at Steinmann's, 107 Federal st
Ulnrrinso Licenses Granted "Yesterday.
Kiras. Kesldrace,
( Michael Lnlan S.r.d,c,
I ilary U. Hill Pittsburg
t Edwin A. Marshall Indiana township
Sarah E. Kldd Hirmerrille
f James P- Lynch Bracldoct
1 Maggie A. Blzzard SwluBvale
.Bii&icr lownsuip
f llltam Knrir.
Antonle Kolchle bhaler township
I William F. Hermann Fcnn township
1 Eliza C. bhlrey ....Fenn township
f rederlck Horlachcr llttsbarc
lAUrUAI. Guge nttsburic
Frank H. ilc illlams. Flttsburg
I Genie Lane. I'lttsburg
l Christ Finkbeimer rJ,.t3?nrg
I Mary A. Leis Pittsburg
jJohnMcNally. FJttibiirg-
1 Annie Malcy Flttshurg
Andrew Coolhoff. AUegbenv
" i Fi iii .
JJohnbtefanlck ......Pittsburg
) Anna bukdol itankln station
J Henry Besselman. Pittsburg
Elizabeth Madden ....Pittsburg
(John Branagan. Pittsburg
Ellen bwecney Pittsburg
John F. Maker rmspurg
Emily Mills Pittsburg
e James Orablll Allegheny
ILlzzle Davis Allegheny
(Joseph Delancv ; ""tsbnrg
J Margaret Delaney Philadelphia
GULLETT AGNEW O n "Wednesday after
noon, June 28.18S9, at the residence of the
bride's sister. No. 322 Washington avenue, Alle
gheny, by Rev. D. S. Kennedy, Mr. Feank L.
Gcllett and Miss Sailie Aoshw.
Tho Pennsylvania Company Will Have to
Expend Nearly S2,000,000.
Philadelphia, June 26. The Board
of Directors of the Pennsylvania Railroad
to-day held their first meeting since the
recent floods. The result of the examination
of the several main lines was discussed, and
while no accurate estimate was submitted as
to the cost ot making repairs and placing
the property in the same condition as it was
before the flood, reports su fficiently in de
tail were presented to show that on all the
lines of the Pennsylvania Railroad system,
including the Philadelphia and Erie Bail
road and the Northern Central Railway, the
damage done would not exceed from 51,
500,000 to $1,750,000.
This amount will be entirelv supplied
from the surplus profits of all the com
panies whose lines were affected, which sur
plus is intended to meet just such extraor
dinary emergencies. The enrrent net
revenues of the several companies will,
therefore, not be affected in. any way ex
cept by the loss of traffic.
Bat Nevertheless Assert Thnt Lealllmo Is
Mill In rower.
Kew Tobk, June 26. Among the ar
rivals to-day from Port-au-Prince were Gen
eral La Forest, military Governor of Port-au-Prince,
two of Legitime's officers and
Minister Preston and the latter's son. They
declined to discuss the Haytian situation,
but added that Legitime was just as power
ful as he had been at any time during the
insurrection on that island.
ARMSTRONG On "Wednesday. June 28,
18S9. at S o'clock, AXBEET T. Akmsthong, in
his 38th year.
Funeral from his late residence, Etna, on Fbi
dat afternoon at I o'clock. Friends of the
family are Tesnectf ally invited to attend. 2
BRO ADWELL At 2.30 on "Wednesday after
noon, Catherine, Infant daughter of Thos.
and Eliza Broadwell, aged 10 months and 14
Funeral from the parents' residence, at Craf
ton, at 10.30 Feidat horning. Friends of
the family are respectfully invited to attend.
BROWN Qn Tuesday afternoon, June 25,
18S9, David Beown, in his 61st year.
Funeral from his labs residence, 219 Lacock
street, Allegheny City, on Thursday, June 27,
at 2 p. M. Friends of the family are respect
fully invited to attend. 2
HOFFER On Tuesday, June 25, 1SS9, at 1 P.
lL, Mrs. Susanna Linton, widow of the late
John Hotter, aged 79 years:
The funeral will take place on Thursday,
at 2 p. M., from her late residence. No. 88 Mon
terey street, Alegheny. Friends of the family
are respectfully invited to attend. 2
MAUCH On Wednesday, June 26, at 12 J5
A. sr., Mary E. Mauch, aged 26 years.
Funeral from the residence of her mother, at
the head of lit Oliver incline, on Friday,
June 28, at 2 p. it. Friends of the family are
respectfully invited to attend. 2
MORGAN Intered into rest, "Wednesday
evening. June 26, 18S9, at fl.15, Colonel JAMES
B. Morgan, in the 93d year of his age.
Notice of funeral hereafter.
MOSSBROOK On "Wednesday morning at
8 o'clock, Lillian Rosy, infant daughter of
Lewis Mossbrook, aged 4 months and 22 days.
Funeral from No. 41 "Washington avenue.
Thirty-first ward, this afternoon at 2
MUBSLER On Tuesday, June 25,1889. at 7
p. jl, Mabgrute A, widow of JohnMussler,
aged 74 years 2 months 17 days.
Funeral from her late residence. No. 9 Mar
ket street, Allegheny, on Thursday, 27th, at
2 p. M. Friends of the family are respectfully
invited to attend. 2
THIELIPS-Juno 26, 1889, Junius Phil
lips, aged 42 years.
Funeral on Friday, June 28, at 1 o'clock p.
m., from Rankin station, near Braddock.
RANKIN On Tuesday, June 25, 1SS9, at 7 45
p. jl. Bruce Nevin, only child of Joseph P.
and Nellie Gilliam Rankin, in his 7th year.
Funeral services at the residence of his pa
rents. Thorn street, Sewickley. Pa., Thursday
at 4 p. M. Interment at a later hour.
The heavy
which have
been made
in our Fur
niture' and
Curtain Departments have
now involved the Carpet De
partment. We to-day reduce
a large assortment of excel
lent patterns of extra quality
Body Brussels in ,such cele
brated makes as
From $1 35, $1 40, $1 50,
.- To $1, $1 10, $1 15.
Lower Grade Body Brussels,
From $1 to 75c.
Ingrains Reduced.
Rugs Reduced.
Japanese Mattings.
China Mattings.
Of these we show an immense
variety of patterns and re
cently imported. Some in
mixed dark colors are as low
as $3 per roll of 40' yards, or
o, 46o,
. Hand-
7c Per Yard.
No Farther Steps Bars Been Taken to
Lynch the Prisoners.
St. Louis, June 26. The latest from
Texas regarding the threatened trouble iu
Fort Bend and Wharton counties, reported
last night, is that the Governor had received
no news from either up to this afternoon,
and it was supposed that nothing alarming
had taken place. The Sheriff of Bastrop
county notified the Adjutant General this
morning that the military, who have been
guarding the negroes, and protecting them
from mob law are no longer needed, and
they hare been ordered home.
The Favorite Watch Still Abend.
"W. "W. Wattles, 30 and 32 Fifth avenue,
who is sole agent for the celebrated "Patek"
watch, made at Geneva, Switzerland, has
just been notified that at the last competi
tion of the astronomical observatory at Ge
neva this watch took the First Unique
Prize awarded to tile firm whose watches
had the best average running through the
whole year. These new successes, added to
similar results obtained before, prove that
the "Patek" is" the best watch made. A
full line in plain and complicated move
ments can always be seen at this establish
ment. Remember this when you want to
purchase a fine watch. its
Fresh Arrival.
Just received from the Anheuser-Busch
St. Louis brewery, a large supply of their
celebrated Budtreiser beer, in both quarts
ahd pints, hot sale nt u. w. bchmidt's,
Kos. 95 and 97 Fifth avenue, city.
Rcnnlon American Flint Gloss Workers.
Trains of the Pennsylvania Company
leave Union station, Pittsburg', at 7.-05 and
9 A. M. and 12 noon, Central time, and
tickets will be sold at rate oi 60 cents from
Pittsburg and Allegheny. tt
117, 119 and 130 Third avenue, two doors below
Smithfield St., next door to Central Hotel.
Carnages for funerals,3. Camagcsforoperas,
parties, ic., at the lowest rates. All new car
nages. Telephone communication. myl-ll-TT8
Funeral Directors and Embalmers, Livery
andBoarding Stables. Nos. 37S and 280
Beaver ave. Residence. 681 Preble
ave., Allegheny City.
Telephone 341G. mh23-atTbsu
Assets . . 19 .071,695 33.
Insurance Co. of North America.
Losses adjusted and paid by WILLIAM L
JONES. 84 Fourth avenue. ia20-s2-D
Assets S8,50187
JOHN B. JACKSON. Vice President
fe22-2S-TTS WM. P. HERBERT. Secretary.
TEETH, $5, $8, $10.
Gold fillings from SI up. Amalgam, 60c;
silver, 75c; white alloy, L
Gold Crowns a specialty.
Corner Smithfield and Fourth avenue.
Our Corset stock contains a number of
special things lor summer wear, first among
which we mention the Summer Ventilating.
These we have in $1 and $1 25 qualities.
Then the E. & G. Linen Corset is a very
light, cool style of corset, price, 1 75. Be
sides these we have the O. P. and P. D.
Sateen Corset, a number of makes in each,
made up ot fine, soft sateen, and make a
very comfortable corset for summer wear.
We have the Mascotte C. P. Corset now in
black and drab as well as white.
Short Corsets for Riding.
Six stvles, he Charlotta, Fanny and
Flora, all woven; also three styles French
Hand-made Sateen and Coutllle.
Her Majesty's Corset.
All grades in black, white and drab.
Dr. Gilbert's Nursing Corsets.
Thompson's Glove-fitting Corsets.
Dr. Warper's Health Corsets., , .
Hisses' and Young Ladies' Corsets, i
Ferris-Waists No Bones
For Ladies, Hisses and Small Children; all
Double Ve "Waist Babies and larger
cniiarens sizes.
Ladies' Toilet Sacques A new line just
opened, ranging from 75c to $5.
Ladies' Cambric Undergarments
Ladies' Skirts a specialty in cambric,
muslin, seersucker and calico.
Children's and Hisses' Undergarments.
Ladies' Convent Embroidered
A very choice line. Ladies who use this
olass of underwear should not fail to exam
ine our stock.
We have a nice line of Plain Cashmere
Shawls in cream, sky, pink, cardinal and
fawn; also Shetland Shawls, Ice Wool
Shawls and Fascinators; also a beautiful
line of Zephyr and Saxony Wool Fascina
tors, lrom 25c to 41 50 each, in cream, sky,
pink, cardinal and black.
Ladies' plain white H. S. Hand
kerohiefs, all linen, 80, 10c, 12o, 15o
to 50c each.
Ladies' H. S. and Smb. white
Handkerchiefs, 12c, 25o, 35o,
50c each.
Ladies' H. S. blocked and rev.
white Handkerchiefs, all linen,
25c, 46c, 50o each.
Ladies' Seal, and Emb.
Handkerchiefs, all linen,
50o each.
Ladies' H. S. and Ini
kerchiefs, 10c each.
Ladies' H. S. and Initial Hand
kerchiefs, all linen, 12c and 25c
Ladies' colored bordered H. S.
Handkerchiefs, fast colors, 5c, 80
and 10c each. J
LadieB' colored bordered H. S.
Handkerchiefs, all linen, 12jo and
25o eaoh.
Ladles' Mourning H.S. Handker
chiefs, 16o to 50o eaoh
Ladies' fancy bordered Mourning
H. S.' Handkerchiefs, J5o, 80, lOo
each. t . y
Ladies' fancy bordered Mourning
H. S., all linen, 15 o to $1 25 each.
ilors, 3o or
Children's woven
Handkerchiefs, last c
35 o per doz. .
Children's woven bordered
Handkerohiefs, all lino: 1, 4o each.
Children's colored bo dered H. S.
Handkerchiefs, fast co ors, 5o and
9o each.
Children's colored bo: dered H. S
Handkerohiefs, all linen, 12 o
each. )
Children's colored
Handkerchiefs, in boxes, 15c to
Children's colored smb. Hand
kerchiefs, in
$1 50 per bos.
$1 25 and
Fleishman Go's.
504,506 and 508M.arketst.
We have secured control of the Hreeia
Springs, located At Waukesha, Wiscon
sin, and are prepared to furnish the
Hygeia Water daily to consumers by the
month at 15c p(er gallon, pure and spark
ling. This -water has cured many of
Pittsburg's citizens of Diabetes and Kid
ney Disease.
Beware of,fcity water, boiling and filter
ing only destroys germ life,
still remains.
Druggists and Grocers keep bottled
goods, 25c per bottle. Genuine contains
our signature on top of cork.
B. & B
There's nothing exclusive or re
stricted about these great clearance
bargain sales.
They extend to every department
without exception.
Impossible to tell which offers the
greatest values.
You can afford to spend hours
in these departments.
You an't afford to spend another
day without visiting them.
The latest is the Embroideries.
Yesterday a large special table
was fitted up in the center of the
aisle at the Lace and Embroidery
Departments with
Fire special lots of Fine Colored Embroid
ered Flouncings and Edgings at
One-half to one-fifth
OrlRlnal prices.
3,000 yards sacrificed.
An indiscriminate slaughter.
75c for 45-inch Colored and White Flounc
ings, worth $1 0 and SI 75.
60c 1 or 15-inch Colored Flonncings, worth tX
and 81 25.
25c for 500 yards -width Flonncings, worth
75c and SI.
10c for COO yards 6 to 10-Inch Flonncings,
worth 40c to 70c
5c for 1,000 yards 2 to 6-inch Flonncings and
Edgings that were 25c and 35c.
These Embroideries are marvels
of beauty and cheapness. The
very thing you are buying now.
Come at once. We have no as
surance of their being here a day.
The early purchaser catches the
That special 25c Dress Goods
Table where the 50c Surah Silks
were solicits your early attention.
Goods that are half-price:
40-inch Mohair Stripes, Mohair
Glace Checks -and Plaids, Stripe,
Check, Plaid and Plain Albatross,
etc., etc.
The Silks are back in stock next
the Indias.
The maryelous prices are still on
them 50c.
They are not out of place among
other Silks, though such extraor
dinary bargains, since the entire
Silk stock has gone into a general
contest for cheapness.
The Surahs and Indias still Wad.
Surahs, 60c, 65c. 65c to 81 60.
Indias, 30c, 35c, 45c to SI 60.
There are two special $t 23 Silks
at 75c this morning:
Lot 1: A beautiful Faille Fran-
caise Plaid, white bars on
Green, Wine,
Blue, Olire,
Brown, Black,
Etc., Etc
(Specially adapted for Trimmings, Panels,
etc., but very desirable for full Dresses as
Lot 2: Large line of beautiful,
solid Stripe Gros Grain Silks.
Blue, -Resada,
Drab, Cadet Blue,
Brown, Gobelin,
OIItc, Copper,
Etc, Etc
Specially for Skirts, Trimmings,
etc., but very stylish for full Suits.
Our 90c Surah Stripes are beau
tiful goods and excellent quality.
Some of the colorings are:
Black and White,
Black and Old Rose,
BlacE and Green,
Black ind Olive,
Green and White,
Blue and Red,
Etc, etc
The Mountains the Lakes, the Valleys, the Sea
shore, the Country !
Trunks, Satchels, TravelingBags Jalises,
Those Fine Imported Dress Goods on the
special 60c table demand your attention
you can't afford to neglect them. Each day
limits your choice by just the number of
pieces sold.
A new and beautiful lot, several styles and
many choice shades, beautiful Cirectoire Side-
At 75c a yard, were $1 25.
And they" are willing to wager any amount to the cause of charity
that they cannot only show a much larger and more varied assortment
of goods for the season than any other house in Allegheny county, but
that they can supply all demands at much lower prices than can be ob
tained elsewhere. '
INS. Co., 417 Wood street, Pittsburjr, Pa.
Capital J2o0,000 00
Assets January 1.1889 363,745 80
Directors Chas. W. Batchelor. President:
John W. Chaltant, Vice President: A. E. W.
Painter. Robt. Le"a, M. W. Watson, John Wil
son, Joseph Walton, Wro. G. Park, A. M.
Bvers, Jas. J. Donnell, Geo. E. Painter, John
Thompson, Wn. T. Adair, Secretary; Jas.
Little, Assistant Secretary; August Ammon,
General Agent. ja22-46-TTS
Telephone 1467.
i Or the Liquor Hsbit Positively Cured
by Administering Dr. Haines'
Golden Specifio.
it can be elvcn in a cup of coffee or tea without
thj) knowledge-of the person taking It; Is abso
lutely harmless, and will effect a permanent and
speedy cure, whether the patient is a moderate
drinker or an alcoholic wreck. Thousands of
Uxnnkardsbsvo been made temperate men who
have tiken uolden Specific In their coffee without
tlielr knowledge and to-day believe tbev quit
drinking from their own free wiu. IT H KVER
1'AII.S. The system onee Impregnated with the
(Specific, It becomes an utter Impossibility for the
Ilqnor appetite to exist. For salebyA.J. Bankln,
'Sixth ana l'enn ave..t lttsburg; E. Uolden & Co.,
63 E. Federal St., Allegheny. Trade supplied by
(ieo. A. Kellv & Co . Pittsburg, Pa. 0ei7-i3-TTS
Something choice and elegant.
See them to-day.
Half prices all through the Wash Goods De
partments. Ginghams at half price.
Satities at half price.
Challis at half nrice.
SUITS 55 to $20 chunks out of the prices on
allour Suits SI Satlne and Ginghams to the
fine Bilk and Lace Suits.
us. 117. 119. 121
Federal Street,Aleglieny.
P. S. Orders by mail receive immediate at
tention. Je27-tTS
Light and Medium Colors,
Latest Styles,
AtSS, $10, $12 and $15. '
Which are of such value that to obtain elsewhere from io to $254would
be the price you'd pay.
If Bier Mi Dptiiit!
A beautiful line of goods by far the finest ever shown this side the
Allegheny Mountains. There are Coats and Vests for Men and Youths
in Silk, Pongee, Mohair, Brilliantine, Seersucker, White and Colored
Striped Flannels, Serge, Cashmere, Luster, Alpacas, etc, and no matter
whether you want a "Blazer," "Boating," "Tennis," "Baseball" or
"House" Coat, you can get it We have them in an indefinite number
of colors and combinations, many of them new and striking. A few of
the prices we name to illustrate our low figures. Office Coats, 19c up.
Men's Chambray Coats, 48c. Seersucker Coats and Vests, 65c to $4.
Fancy Striped French Flannel Coats and Vests, 75c to $5. The popular.
Lawn Tennis Coat m fancy stripes, si 25. Silk Striped ilannel Coatl
and Vests, $1 75.
203 and 203 Market Street,
Is headquarters for adjustable window
screens, which will fit any window. Price
from 30c to 50c each. Also for fencing oi
every description. eod
It is necessary to reduce stock ami
e are offering spine extraordinary bargains,
mst pay you to see.
Fireworks, Fireworks,
Fireworks, fireworks, fireworks, fireworks,
fireworks, fireworks, fireworks, fireworks,
fireworks, fireworks, and then more fire
works, at James W. Grore's, Fifth are.
Excursion to Johnstown.
The Baltimore and Ohio Bailroad will
sell excursion tickets Sunday nut to Johns
town, rate 52 35 for the round trip. Special
train will leave new depot at 7:30 A. si.
F. Si V.'u Iron City Beer
Is (he best in the market. Pare, wholesome
and nutritious. - - xrssa'
Closing out prices on Satines, beautiful styles now 6jte, 8c, ioc and i2jc, for American productions; stfld early in the season i2c to
1 8c. .trench Satines 22c, were 35c; come early for choice. Challis, excellent styles, 5c and 6c Batistes, India Linens, Summer Flannels and
the new Crepelmes all going at bargain figures.
wool Dress Goods. Tifty pieces double widths Cashmeres i2jc, choice colors. The 25c and 30c fancy dress fabrics now i8c.
75c wool imported suitings now 50c .Bargains in. French colored Wool Cashmeres; a notable number is the 50c quality now 25c.
Silks Unrivaled. Grand values in black and coloyed Dress Silks from 50c a yard up. Special attention called to the Black Gros Grains
at 75c, 87c, and 24-inch at 95c, jSi and $t 25. Equall good bargains in Surahs, Satin Marvelleieux, Radzimeres, Baratheas and other fancy
weaves. In this connection see the full width Black Skirting Lace at 75c, worth $1 25.
Carpets and Curtains. We continue the clearing sale of Carpets. Body Brussels, 45c and 50c. Ingrains, Hall and Stair Carpets, Rugs,
Mats and Mattings at money saving prices. See theLace Curtains at $1, were $1 50 and up to $s; these prices are specially good.
Parasols and Umbrellas. At this clearing s&le the Parasols come in for a big cut in prices, $2, $3 and $4 Parasols now $1 to $2 50.
Misses' Parasols, ioc to $1, just half prices. v
- Men's Unlaundried Shirts 370, regular sofc gbods. Men's Gauze Shirts 15c and 25c, worth 2jc and 40c
Men's fine French Balbriggan Shirts and Jj&rawers 35c, regular '50c quality. Ladies' Ribbed Jersey Vests, 12c, 15c and 20c.
Boys' Percale Waists reduced away doiyn in price. - .. Ladies' Blouse Jerseys, black and colors, at $1 25, were $1.
Short lengths 9-4 Unbleached Pepperel Sheetings i2c; 10-4 wide at 15c: the 0-4 and 10-4 Bleached at 15c and 18&C respectively.
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rxyyiiHue riuivcrs, targe selection, win go at I5C
Samples sent when requested.
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Special Just opened two cases ChaUi
Gloves, Hosiery and Millinery; best assortment and lowest prices.
uraers niiea at lowest prices.
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s Beiges, lovely patterns, the -proper thing for warm weather, will last but a'few"days;-'at 5c;
Men of All Sizes Fitted- Perfectly!
Our readers will kindly note that we're making no claim of "sacri
ficing" goods, but nevertheless" our PRICES are, we guarantee, BELOW
the "sacrifice" prices of other dealers.
Thousands of Summer Suits for the Boys !
FOR SMALL BOYS at $1 25, $1 50, $2, $3, $4 and $5.
FOR BIG BOYS al $3 50, $4, $5, $6, $8 and $10.
These prices, of course, really tell you nothing beyond the fact that
we have Suits at these figures. You can only judge of their true valud
by seeing 'em. The "reduction" dealers will have to further reduce
their prices some. 25 per cent before they can touch our figures.
A Grand Display of Flannel and Si Omsliiris!
Summer Neckwear, arid Summer Underwear! Bicycle Hose and Gartersl
Bicycle Shoulder Braces and Supporters!
Ba'sebaii, Lawn Tennis and Boating Hats and Caps.
Tourist Shoes, Yachting and Steamer Shoes, Tennis Shoes, Bicycling,
Hunting and Baseball Shoes,
In ,fact we have everything devised for Summer Wear, and no matter
whether you belong to the stay-at-home division or will form the holi
day-maker's brigade, whether you seek novelties or standard stuff, start
ling styles or seasonable service in the way of wearing apparel for warm's
weather wear, we can supply you and save you anywhere from 20 to .40
per cent on your investment
Orders by mail prbmptly attended to.
to 400 Market streeli