Pittsburg dispatch. (Pittsburg [Pa.]) 1880-1923, June 30, 1889, SECOND PART, Page 12, Image 12

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THE ART OP DRESSING.
Instruction! to Women of Taste on Becoming
Summer Fashions Sir. Frank Leslie
and Other Writers Offer Timely Sngces
ilons The Garments That Are Kent and
Beautiful.
IWKITTEr TOE TBI CISFJLTCB.1
The subject of woman's dress is at present
attracting thought which has never been be
stowed upon it before. This statement may
seem at first glance to be an exaggeration,
and it will be argued that women are now so
for advanced intellectually that they have
less time for, and inclination toward the
vanities of life than formerly when shut out
from so many avenues of pleasure and oc
cupation now freely conceded them; bnt it
must be remembered that dress is now regard
ed as more than a necessity or conceit, it it re
ceiving intelligent thought directed toward
harmonious adaptation to men and conditions.
Formerly a woman obeyed fashion's behest,
though It made her a f right to look upon, and
compelled the sacrifice of all bodily comfort,
while now women stop to ask the question, "Is
this thing consistent with health, comfort and
artistic beauty?" and nothing is more certain
than that the leaders of fashion, the women
who have the time and money to devote to the
study and patronage of art, are now directing
attention toward securing genuine effects in
dress. Not a day passes but I am visited by
some well-known ladv of the beau monde who
assures me that my efforts in behalf of con
sistent dress are warmly endorsed by the
omen who give prestige to styles of clothing
zmpossiDie lor otners 01 less social prominence
than themselves.
Recently I received this interesting request
from a stately dame of marked social influence:
"If possible show in your next number of Dress
a style of ontflt complete for women between
the ages of 3S and 45, which shall 'embody the
absolute principles of health and beauty, a
thousand women of good sense and independ
ent position are ready to adopt such an outfit
and make it fashionable."
COMMON SEKSE IN DBESS.
Is this not significant. To me it seems the
precursor of a reign of common sense and ar
tistic grace which will completely revolutionize
essential clothing, lifting it above the mere
dead level of the commonplace on the one
hand, or the novel and grotesque on the other.
The first steps have been taken which must
lead naturally to consistent dress. The idea
that dress is unimportant (which people of
brain force once affected to believe) has been
disposed of; and we are getting rid of the be
lief also that exaggeration and disproportion
are essential to style. Women are coming to
admit the possession of their different essential
members which to do; it was formerly con
Eidered a vulgarity and the demand for room
In which to breathe and exercise is no longer
regarded as absolutely unreasonable.
The tea-sown has come to stay and encour
age other flowing styles of robes. Look at the
spring walking bodices; at least two-thirds of
the different styles admit full fronts of one
sort or a lother, calculated to more or less dis
guise the sharp line of the bosom which was a
lew years since tne essential reaiure 01 a street
costume strictly en regie.
And now that women are beginning to realize
that flesh must go somewhere, and to admit
that the general distribution to waist, and hips,
and shoulders is more pleasing by far than the
exaggeration of either the hip or shoulders for
the mere effect of a rednced waist line, the out
look for a reign of healthful and graceful dress
was never better than at present. And Paris,
too, arrays herself on our side by pronouncing
against the bustle, that monstrosity which has
converted woman into an upright dromedary
for several years. There can be no doubt
whatever bnt disproportion and discord in
dress are about t be relegated to obscurity,
and grace and individuality will be the order
of the day.
There is an immense field for young and as
pirlng artists, for the future dressmaker must
be more than a journeyman and seamstress;
she must have ideas and intelligent adapta
tion. ELEGANT AND BECOMING ATTIBE.
Believing, as I do, that beauty is of supreme
importance, I should advise every woman who
has the leisure for it to devote at least one hour
daily to the study of anatomical proportion, of
harmonious development, and finally to under
standing the relation between the personal
qualities of shape and style and their further
relation to cut, form and coloring.
In short, no question can be of much more
importance to women of leisure, at least, than
the question of how to put themselves en rap
port with the harmonies of universal nature.
Anne Jennbss Miller,
Editor of Dress.
The most becoming dress is that (on general
principles) which shows the woman to the best
advantage not that whieh makes the woman
the lay figure for the dress. The "pretty"
dress is not therefore, and necessarily, the be
coming dress. Jenny June.
In a letter the late Mary Louise Booth, for
many years editor of .Harper" Bazar, touched
on the art of dress in the following lines which,
have not been printed:
"The fine art of dress, in my opinion, is to
give the impression of an elegant and har
monious tout ensemble, not one of the details
of which Is so conspicuous as to dwell In the
memory of the beholder. To do this, one must
carefully study his or her individual physiog
nomy, and perfectly adapt the dress thereto,
as well as to the occasion on which it is worn.
A single showy bit will mar the otherwise
faultless morning attire, at any negligee ap
pearance will spoil the most beautiful evening
toilet. How to dress becomingly is an art
which cannot be taught in a lesson; I am in
clined, indeed, to think that it cannot be easi
ly acq aired by study, but must be in parts in
structive." The modifications in ladles' dress, as exem
plified in the spring and summer styles, are
somewhat more marked this season than usual.
Heretofore, the new fashions have specially
favored slender figures; but those at present
coming in are less bouffant, and will afford to
ladles tending to embonpoint a better oppor
tunity for the display of costumes at once ele
gant and Decoming. Slight women can, of
course, select plaids and large figures; while
stouter ones appear to better advantage
in plain or striped materials, which give grace
and compactness to the lines of the form.
Mbs. Frank Leslxx.
Social Events.
The numerous friends and relatives of Mr.
Henry Leech, of Penn avenue, gathered at tha
family residtnee last Wednesday evening to
celebrate his forty-eighth birthday.
Mist Salty Schmidt, of Shadyside, enter
tained a number of her friends Friday evening
In honor of Miss Shaw, of "Wheeling. Among
those present were Misses Annie Shaw, Emma
Reed, Emma Black, Lizzie Reed, Gertrude
Webbe, Kittle Lyons and Reby Stevenson, and
Messrs. Dr. J. Boisol,C. Brackney, F. Sea. H.
Bntterfleld, Q. Lyons, G. Reed, C. Jenks and
W. Bingham.
Mrs. 8. T. McClelland, of Grantham street,
Allegheny, entertained a few of her lady
friends at luncheon on Wednesday afternoon
of lait week. Among those presiat were: Miss
Emma- Thomas, of Philadelphia: Mrs. Emma
Kimmel, of Kansas City: Mrs. Ed Pearson, of
Edgewood; Mrs. Walton Woolsey and Mrs.
LeriBreeker, of Allegheny, and others. The
affair was is honor of the two ladies first
named.
A social was given by J. L. Barton, Esq, and
his estimable wife, Thursday evening, in honor
of guests from the Ursuline College, .Mile.
Aline B. de Jancigney, Mrs. Watson and two
daughters. Misses Annie and Blanche Ihmsen,
Mrs. Thomas and a nnmbf r of ladies and gen
tlemen of the East End. Refreshments were
served at II o'clock. Singing by Mrs. Thomas,
assisted by the Misses Wasson, was greatly
enjoyed.
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Floersbeim. of 119
"Western avenue, Allegheny, celebrated their
silver wedding last evening. The affair was a
very unostentatious one, as only the most intl-
KattMal friesda were pretenL However,
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the evening was one of enduring pleasure to
those present, as well as a most happy anni
versary of the host and hostess' wedding.
Many kind congratulations and wishes for con
tlnued health and happiness were extended,
also numerous tokens of regard in the sbape'of
silverware to commemorate the event,
Mr. and Mrs. O. C. Morgan, or the East End,
gave a birthday reception in honor of their
daughter, May, Monday evening, Juno 24. A
very pleasant evening was spent by all. Among
those present were: Mr. and Mrs. George
Jayme, Mr. and Mrs. William Mercer, Mr. and
Mrs. A. Wood, Mrs. D. Irwin, J. W. Morgan,
Misses Maggie Martin, May Smith. Anna
Leuky, Jane Lecky, Agnes Wieland. Lillie
Wieland, Carrie Meyer, Acnes BurrelL, Sadie
Thompson, Elvia Thompson, Jessie McEwen,
Marion Cuttler, Annie Howe, Lizzie Orr, Annie
Murdrof, Katie Murdrof; Messrs. Samuel Mar
tin, Frank Kron, George Meyer, Charles
Meyer, William H. Sims, George Howe. Phil
Jayme, John Jayme. F. A. Wieland, Reid Evan,
John Evans, W. Vande-hoff, Kelly, Sheets.
The twenty-fifth anniversary of the marriage
of Mr. and Mrs. Henry B. Flocker was cele
brated at their residence, Howard street exten
sion, June 17, by a gay company of friends "and
relatives. Among the present were: Mr. and
Mrs. Henry B. Flocker. Mr. and Mrs. John
Spencer. Mr. and Mrs. William Flocker, Mr.
and Mrs. H. Flocker.Mr. and Mrs. Abe Flocker,
Mrs. E. Stewart, Mrs. K. Rankin, Mr. and Mrs.
Reynolds, Mr. and Mrs. A. Williams. Rachel
A. Morse, Birdie Rankin, Laura Westerman,
Lulie Flocker, Katie and Lilly bnyder, Estella
Flocker. Emma Ramsey, Annie McCutcheon,
Miss Miller, Lulie TJfferman, Lizzie McManus,
Emily Smith, Cam elia Hunter, Mr. and Mrs.
Thomas Swindell, Pirlie A. Swindell, Miss H.
H. Flocker. Ed J. Ede, George H. Ede,WUliam
Wernar, John Rankin, Frank Czarnieski, H.
Hespenhide, J. Wagner, F. McCutcheon, Mr.
Nuttall. E. Murray, Mr. Sutts. Z. M. Durbin,
Frank Haid, Frank Clark, William Stevenson,
Ed Wagner and others.
Marriage Bells.
Mr. David J. Bowen, one of the most promi
nent Knights of Labor in this vicinity, was
married last Thursday to Mis Harriet Davis,
daughter of David Davis, of the Southside.
The ceremony was performed by Rev. Dr.
Davis, of the Welsh Baptist Church. Mr. and
Mrs. Bowen will take up their residence at No.
7 South Twenty-seventh street.
Personal Gossip.
Mr. B. A. Elliott left for St. Clair, Mich., on
Wednesday to fish.
Mr. Sol Cerf has gone to ML Clemens, to re
main a few weeks.
Thomas W. Thomas, of Leechburg, is visiting
friends in this city.
Miss Alice Prather, of Ellsworth avenue, is
visiting friends in New York.
Miss Kate Houston, of Forty-ninth street, is
visiting friends in Brooklyn, X. Y.
Miss Barber, of Waterville, X. Y., is visiting
Mrs. Charles Pease, of Sewickley.
Miss Mary French, of Penn avenue; East
End, is seriously ill in New York.
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Morris, of Center . avenue,
East End. are home from Chicago.
Mr. and Mrs. C A. Terrv, of South Hiland
avenue. East End, are In New York.
Mrs. George Porter, of Fifth avenue, Oak
land, left this week for the mountains.
Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Rodgers, of Fifth avenue.
East End, are visiting friends in Boston.
Miss Bertha Bohanan. of Broad street, East
End, is visiting friends at Lancaster. Pa.
Mrs. J. McD. Crossan, of Bidweli street, East
End, has gone to St. Clair Springs, Mien
Mrs. J. T. Fawcett, of South Hiland avenue,
East End, left on Tuesday for New Yotk.
Mr. A. P. Moore, of Forbes street, leaves to
day for Cresson, to spend a short vacation.
Mrs. Lang, of Walnut street, East End, left
last xnursaay to visit inenas in jew zone
Mr. and Mrs. William Chalmers, of Dallas
avenue, are visiting friends in Philadelphia.
Mr. and Mrs. William Beardsley. of Trenton,
N. J., are visiting relatives in the East End..
Mrs. Henry Snyder, of Fifth avenne. East
End, has gone to New York for the summer.
Mrs. Thomas Hobson, of North Hiland
avenue, East End, has gone to Atlantic City.
Mrs. William Jamison, of Lincoln avenue,
East End, is visiting friends in Buffalo, N. Y.
Colonel J. M. Schoonmaker, of Shady avenue.
East End. has returned home fro m New York,
Prof. John Wilson, of Shadyside Academy,
has gone to Shrewsbury, N. J to visit friends.
Mrs. Hays, of South Hiland Avenue, East
End, has returned from a visit at Bryn Mawr,
Pa.
Mr. and Mrs. H. P. McCulIoueh, of Stanton
evenue, East End, left for the East last even
ing. Mrs. W. H. Dean, of Hoboken, N. J., is the
guest of Mrs. T. E. Wilson, Broad street. East
End.
Mrs. Chislett. of Westmidster street. Shadv-
dde. has returned home after a visit in the
East.
Mrs. William F. Heldeger leaves Tuesday
for an extended visit to her friends in Cleve
land. Miss Grace Anderson, of Germantown, form
erly of this city, is visiting friends in Pitts
burg. Mrs. J. G. A. Leishman, ot Bidweli street,
East End, is spending a few weeks in New
York.
Miss'fSuo paddes, of Franks town avenue,
East End, is visiting friends in Westbrook,
Conn.
Mrs. Thomas Symonds. of Washington, is
the guest of Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Blair, of Beech
street.
Mrs.A.M. Kincaid and family, of Flaval
street, East End, are sojourning at Ocean
Grove.
Mr. and Mrs. A. B. French, of Roup street.
East End. have removed to Idlewood for the
summer.
Mrs. Julia Dyer, of Carver street. East End,
has returned from a visit to friends at Cham
plain, III.
Mrs. Elizabeth Hughes, of Dayton. 0 is the
guest or Mrs. T. S. Parker, of Rippey street,
East End.
Mr. James Vernei Seaife, of this city, was
graduated with honors from Cornell University
last week.
Miss Ella Anil, of Reiter street. East End,
has returned from a three month's sojourn in
California.
Mr. J. B. Kerfoot and family, ot Shadyside,
have gone to Myersdale, Somerset county, for
the summer.
Mrs. W. E. Lincoln and family.'of Fifth ave
nue. East End, are spending the summer in the
White mountains.
Misses-Grace. Genevea and Sellna McElroy,
of South Hiland avenue, are home from St.
Xavier's Academy.
Mrs. James Hemphill and Miss Alice Hemp
hill, of Shady avenue, East End, have returned
from Philadelphia.
Mrs. J. LNevin, Mrs. Mary Hawes and Miss
Lottie Hawes, of Ben Venue, have gone to
Hyannisport, Mass.
Mr. Willam Thaw, accompanied by his son.
Dr. Blair Thaw, of Pyrmont, N. Y., will leave
for Europe about July 10.
Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Goodwin and family, of
Roup street, East End, have returned from a
prolonged European tour.
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Porritt and daughter have
been spending the week with Mr. and Mrs. E.
Ecker. at Sheridan station.
Mr. and Mrs. M. K. Moorhead and family, of
Ellsworth avenue. East End, are spending the
summer at Bedford Springs.
Mrs. J. W. Foster, of Sheridan avenne, East
End, has returned from a visit to friends in
Fayette county, Pennsylvania.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Woods, of North Hiland
avenue. East End, left during the week for At
lantic City, to spend the summer.
Mrs. Hart Darraeh, the Philadelphia artist,
and daughter Marian, are visiting Mrs. W. J.
McElroy. of Sonth Hiland avenue.
MisiMaryDenniston. of Ellsworth avenue.
East End, who has been attending school at
Washington, Pa., has returned home.
Mr. George Singer, JrM and family of Penn
avenne. East End, left Thursday for Lake
Superior, where they will spend the summer.
Miss Jennie Turbett. a prominent teacher mt
Chester and a former resident of Pittsburg, is
spending her vacation with friends in the city.
Mr. Horace Hemphill, of Shady avenue, East
End, is expected home to-day from school at
tho Pennsylvania Military Academy, at Chester,
Pa.
Rev. R. W. Webbe. rector of St. John's Epis
copal Church, went to Johnstown yesterday,
and will conduct Episcopal services thereto
day. Miss Bessie Dalzell, of Hawkins, Pa has re
turned from New Haven, Conn, where she at
tended the commencement exercises at Yale
College.
Messrs. James Denniston, T. A. Gillespie and
Alex. Jenklnson, all ot the East End, sailed by
the City of Paris, for this country, Thursday
morning.
Mist Mamie Magee, of North Hiland avenue.
East End, bo has been attending school In the
East for some time, has returned for her sum
mer vacation.
Mrs.W. S. Mackintosh and family, of Ells
worth avenue. East End, have gone to Fishers'
Island, Conn, tor the summer, the guests of
Mrs. E. M. Ferguson.
Mrs. Geo. Poterie. of Rebecca street, Alio
pbeny. left Thursday for Schenley, where she
has taken a house for the summer. Her sister,
Miss Joe Sullivan, accompanied her.
Mr. George Heldeger, Jr., and his brother,
William F. Heldeger, ot Allegheny, leave
Tuesday for a trip to Paris. They will include
Germany, England, Holland and Italy in their
Tisit,
THE
BRAND ARMY .EEHQEB.
CAPTAIB JONES HONORED.
A Handsome Testimonial Presented to a
Braddock Comrado In the Prcsenes of a
Large Concourse of People General
News and Notes of Interest to Veterans
The Comlm National Encampment.
A large concourse of people, embracing many
of the representative people of Braddock,
Grand Army men, and many ladies, completely
filled Lytle's Opera House in Braddock on Fri
day evening. The gathering was ostensibly
for the pnrposo of holding a fraternal open
meeting, but the real and principal object was
apparent when the meeting was fairly under
way. After Comrade J. F. Denniston, who
ably presided, opened the exercises,
and the Industrial Quartet rendered
a selection, Comrade A. P. Burchfleld stepped
forward, and in a neat speech presented
to Captain W. R, Jones a beautiful piece of
statuary on behalf of the comrades of the Penn
sylvania Department as a testimonial to Com
rade Jones as a warm-hearted fnendofthe
soldier and for his servioes as Past Senior Vice
Department Commander. The Captain was
visibly affected, and replied to the presenta
tion speech of Comrade Burchfleld in a feeling
manner.
Very eloquent remarks were made by com
rades William Asbworth, Rev. T. N. Boyle,
Dr. H. K. Beatty. H. H. Bengough and Com
mander John L. Jone,of the Braddock post,No.
18L The Industrial Quartet sang several
patriotic national songs during the evening.
The present to Comrade Jones is a handsome
piece of Italian marble, representing an armed
hunter on the lookout for game. It is full of
action and Is a work of art In the fullest sense
of the word. It stands 21 inches high and is
about 13 inches broad, was Imported from Italy
by the firm of Wattles &. Sheafer, from whom
it was purchased, and is one of the finest pieces
of work of Its kind ever brought to this coun
try. Among the prominent visiting comrades from
this city were J. B. Eaton, of Post 8; O. M. Head,
of Post 259, and Hodgdon McCune, of Post 643.
Post 643 was well represented. Great credit is
due Comrade Thomas R. Boss, who has had
charge of the affair from its inception. A very
pleasant evening was spent by all present.
The Commander in Chiefs Appeal.
Another strong appeal for a 1-cent rate to
Milwaukee has been made by Commander In
Chief Warner to the railroads. The refusal to
grant this rate is not in keeping with the prom
ises distinctly made in order to induce the
holding of the Encampment at Milwaukee.
Had these promises not been made the Encamp
ment would not have been held at Milwaukee.
There is but one reason why the place of meet
ing should not be changed to some other city:
Consideration for the comrades and people of
.rauw&uKee who nave oone so nooiy in prepar
ing for the what was to have been great
meeting. It will, of course, be a great meeting
anyhow, but not great in numbers, as not ono
half, no, not one-quarter of the people will go
that would were a satisfactory rate given. The
appeal of the Commander in Chief is appended:
Heabquabtebs a. A. K., )
Kansas City, lio., June 17, iSS9. 1 .
To the Passenger and Traffic Associations of the
United States:
I have the honor once more to bring to your at
tention the fact that unless a rate of one cent per
mile can be agreed oa by the various Traffic Asso
ciations, it will s erlontiy cripple the attendance of
old soldiers at the Milwaukee Kncampment in
August next. When the Encampment was located
for this year at Milwaukee. Wis., it was done on
the faith of promises made that the railroad fares
should not exceed the rate of one cent per mile
traveled, the same as was given by the various
railroads to the Columbus Lncampment last vear.
It has come to the knowledge or .National Head
quarters O. A. K. that discriminations have been
made, and are still being made, by the railroad
companies In favor of certain civic organizations,
allowing them a lower rate or fare to their re
unions man is now nxeo lor t&osewnorisaea tneu
lives that this Government might live.
I therefore earnestly ask of you that you will not
let this appeal to give the old veteran a chance to
once more meet with his comrades (many of whom
are obliged to lay aside the money required to pay
this railroad fare from the pittance of a pension
received from the Government) go unheeded, but
that you will favor me with an early and affirma
tive reply.
I have the honor to be, very respectfully,
William Wabnxr,
Commander in Chief,
Official:
Eugene f. Weigel,
Adjutant General.
One by One They Are Righted,
Assistant Secretary Bussey has returned a
decision in the case of Richard Whiting, late of
Company C, Thirty-third Missouri. The claim
ant was wounded at Tupelo, Miss., July 14, 1S64,
and while lying on the field of battle in a help
less condition received a sunstroke which soon
after discharge caused chronic nervous prostra
tion and impairment of mind, resulting in 1871
in imbecility. The wife and guardian of the
claimant filed an application for pension in
1SS3, which was granted, the rate being fixed at
S24 per month. Subsequently, in 1885, the rate
of pension was increased to $50 per month. The
claim came before Assistant Secretary Bussey
upon an appeal filed by the pensioner's wife
and guardian, the-ground of contention being
that the pension should have begun at the date
of the pensioner's discharge, instead of the
date of the filing, inasmuch as the limitation of
the arrears act excepts from its operation all
claims in behalf of insane persons. On this
ground Mr. Bussey allows arrears from the
date of discharge. The Assistant Secretary de
cided that claimant's dlsabdities entitle him
also to a re-ratlng and increase of pension
under the acts of 1872, 1874 and 1880, the final
rating being 72 per month from June 1 18S0.
G.A.R. Notes.
Post 65 will Dicnic on July 18 at Oak Shade,
on the Pittsburg and Western Railroad.
Cokeade J. C. Hill will be Chief Marshal
of the Fourth of July parade in Wilkinsburg.
Post 30, at Johnstown, had 800 members be
fore the deluge; U were lost and 68 rendered
homeless.
Post 157 will hold no meeting on its regular
meeting night next Thursday It being the Glo
rious Fourth.
Mayor's Clerk McCleabt and Deputy
Sheriff John Doyle were mustered into Post 2
last Monday evening:
While the fund forthe Johnstown comrades
has grown quite satisfactorily, the Department
Commander thinks it should be Increased.
The memories of the men who went to the
war from Rensselaer county, New York, are to
be honored by a monument to be erected at
Troy.
Cokbadk Daniel Keet, ot Post 157, having
lost his 'mind, is confined in the West Penn
Hospital preparatory to Deing sent to JJix
mont The Executive Committee ot the Maine
Gettysburg Commission has .voted to dedicate
tho monument at Gettysburg on Thursday,
October 3.
Captain W. R. Jones wants the report
contradicted that he signed the application of
Dr. Gladden an applicant for the position of
pension examiner.
Major Lo-wet Post No. 618 will participate
in the Wilkinsburg celebration on the Fourth
of July. Colonel Allen Camp, Sons of Veter
ans, will also be in line.
General Pearson, accompanied by Gen'
eral Gallupe, will visit Johnstown next week to
distribute the money in his hands to the old
soldiers who suffered in the late disaster.
Ex-Senator Stephen W. Dorset, of Ark
ansas, is seriously ill at his home in New York.
Ho served gallantly in the Rebellion as Captain
of Company H, First Ohio Light Artillery.
The Committee on Transportation of Post 83
it: J.L. Shook, chairman; Hugh Morrison, W.
H. Graham. Samuel Bear, O. H. O. Oehmler.
The Post intends to go to Milwaukee in a
body. ,
Encahpment .No. 48, TJ. V, L., will be
mustered at. Brookyllle on Tuesday evening
next by Chief Mustering officer 8eamon,who
will be accompanied by a number of comrades
from several encampments.
COMRADE JONATHAN MILLER, COUTpaSyK,
Sixth Pennsylvania Cavalry.Clay Center, Kan.,
desires to know the whereabouts of P. W.
Denny and David Kenney, both ot Company
K-, Sixth Pennsylvania Cavalry,
These will be a meeting of the Executive
Committee of the Johnstown Relief Committee
of the G. A. Iw. on Tuesday afternoon at 4
o'clock, at the City Treasurer's office. AU the
members are requested to be present.
Department Commander Stewart says
the response made by the Grand Army com
rades and their friends to the call lor aid for
PITTSBtTRG- BISFATOH,
the comrades who suffered by the terrible
calamity at Johnstown is very gratifying.
Captain William McClelland, who is
attending to his cattle interests in Dakota, has
forwarded for the library of Encampment No.
1, U. V. L., the testimonials to the late General
Sheridan. The book is highly appreciated.
The monument to the dead of the Eighth
New York Cavalry was dedicated on the bat
tlefield ot Gettysburg on June 12. It is a fine
relief figure of a cavalryman and horse, and
stands on the advance line ot the first day's
battle.
The monnment to the four New Yorkcom
ponies, A, B, O and H, of Berdan's sharpshoot
ers, will be dedicated at Gettysburg at 12
o'clock noon Tuesday, July 2, The site selected
for the monument is on the advanced position
of the regiment in the woods near Pitzer's run,
northwest of the peach orchard.
These will be a meeting of the Executive
Committee of tho Seventy-eighth Pennsylvania
Regimental Association held at Freeport, Pa.,
to-morrow afternoon, for the purpose of fixing
a time and place of holding the next reunion
ot the regiment. Captain R. D. El wood, of this
city, is Chairman and H. H. Bengough Secre
tary of the committee.
General John 0. Fremont, the great path
finder, and the first Republican candidate for
President of the United States, is now 78 years
old, but he gets around in a remarkably active
manner, and seems good for 10 or IS years yet.
Ho has clipped his long white whiskers and
hair, which he has worn tor the last 40 years,
and this helps much to lessen his appearance
of age.
Delegates and those who desire to go to
the Milwaukee Encamument are called to meet
at Council chamber at 3 o'clock next Saturday
afternoon when all desired information ahont
the affair will be given to them. The delay in
calling the meeting was on account of the rail
roads doing nothing about the rate, but there
will be ample time yet for all arrangements to
be made.
A it an named Scott, who lives near Kerwin,
Kan., has an old horse that served in the artil
lery during the war. He is about 37 years old,
is white in color, has lost one eye, but other
wise is perfectly sound, and a very handsome
aniniaL He is branded "U. S. L C.'r For about
.20 rods it would take a mighty good horse to
pass hkn. His owner would not part with him
lor any money.
Lincoln Post No. S, of Washington, D. C,
has an altar that is both novel in construction
and beautiful in design. Its foundation is
composed of a number of cannon balls, upon
which is placed a thin platform. Upon this
have been placed two large drums, parchment
up, flanked on the ends by knapsacks, blankets
up, with knapsacks filling the interstices made
by the curving faces of the drums. It is said
to be the most beautiful and unique altar to be
seen in any Post room in the United States.
The commander's desk is similarly constructed.
John A. Rawlins Post, of Washington, D.
0M is taking measures to ascertain the cause of
death of Henry Trauling, an old soldier, whose
body was found in Arlington a few days ago.
Three days before he was last seen Trauling
had drawn $90 pension money for the loss of an
eye. wnen nis Doay was discovered mere was
only 1 cent found in his clothing, and there was
a bullet hole in his head. The weapon with
which the shot was fired lay on the ground be
tween his legs. Some Grand Army men think
that he was murdered and then robbed. The
dead man, it is said, owned a farm in Michigan,
and has one son living there.-
General John F. Hartrantt, of Penn
sylvania, has been appointed a member of the
Cherokee Commission by the President. Gen
eral Hartranf t entered the service as Colonel,
Fourth Pennsylvania State Militia, and served
as volunteer aid on the staff of General Frank
linatthe first battle of Bull Run. He after
ward organized the Fifty-first Pennsylvania,
He was promoted Brigadier General in May,
18S4, and commanded a division in the Army of
the Potomac He was elected Auditor General
of Pennsylvania in 1865, and served in that ca
pacity nntil elected Governor in 1872, and was
re-elected in 1S75. He was elected Commander
in Chief ot the G. A. R. In 1675, and re-elected
in 1876,
These is said to be a gentleman from Wash
ington, D. C at Appomatox Court House buy
ing and taking options on all the land upon
which General Robert E. Lee surrendered. He
has already bought Captain Kindred's place,
the old Jack Rains tavern property and the
William Ross property upon which General
Lee surrendered. He is now trying to buv the
old brick building in which the articles of
capitulation were drawn and signed by Generals
Lee and Grant. The gentleman, whose name
is Middleton, has already bought about 1.500
acres of land, and has options on seven other
tracts. What he is going to do with the histo
rical property the citizens down there do not
know, but they think he is representing a
Northern syndicate.
On Friday evening about 40 comrades from
Encampments No. 1 and 6, U. V. L. accom
panied National Commander Pearson, who
visited that place to muster in Encampment
No. 45. Thirty members of Encampment No.
6, of New Castle, had driven over to be present,
and, when the time came, the Germania Brass
Band escorted the National officers to the New
Legion headquarters, where the encampment
was formally mustered. The' charter list was
signed by 83 old soldiers. After the muster,
the comrades were invited into an adjoining
hall, and were surprised to see a number of
ladies, who had prepared a delightful repast.
The new encampment starts out under the
most favorable auspices, and will soon be
among the largest and best.
Lb Cabon, the British military spy, was
tried by the comrades ot Wlnfleld Hancock
Post No. 660, G. A. R., of Chicago, 111., and
summarily dismissed from the order. The
charges against him were that be was unworthy
of being a comrade of the other members ot
the post, the trial being brought about by his
testimony in the Parnell case. Added to this
is a story of peculiar interest as to his identi
fication by the members of the post, and which
Eolnts to the fact that Le Caron not only spent
is time in America as a spy against the Irish
revolutionists, but also joined the United
States army and the G. A. R. for the purpose
ot giving Information to the British Govern
ment. An investigation of tbepapert on which
be got into the post shows that he was a pri
vate in the Fifteenth Pennsylvania Cavalry,
and was promoted to a lleutenautcy in a col
ored regiment.
President Harrison has appointed Gen
eral Lucius Fairchild, of Wisconsin, to be a
member of the Cherokee Commission. Gen
eral Fairchild enlisted in April, 1861, in the
First Wisconsin (three months), and was chosen
captain. He served until appointed captain,
Sixteenth United States Infantry. He ob
tained 1 eavo of absence to serve as Major of.
tne Becona Wisconsin, anawaapromotea .Lieu
tenant Colonel and Colonel of that regiment.
He was promoted Brigadier General In Octo
ber, 1863. He lost an arm at Gettysburg. He
resigned November 2, 1863. He was elected
Secretary of State of Wisconsin in 1864, and
Governor In 1865, serving five annual terms.
He was appointed United States Consul to
Liverpool in 1S72, and Consul General to Paris
In 187a, and Minister to Spain in 1880. He was
elected Commander-in-Chief of the Grand
Army of the Republic in 1877, and made one of
the best officers that ever occupied that honor
able position.
B. P.O. E. NOTES.
Brother Matt Weiss sails on the 10th for
Europe.
Mb. Phtl Fltnn took his first at the last
communication.
The Executive Committee met on last
Thursday evening.
Brother Thomas, ot Syracuse Lodge, was
in the city last week.
There are now 2,000 flags delivered for the
reunion, and a lot more ordered.
Brother Sam Freeman, who is manager
for Paul Boyton, is in the city.
The Grand Lodge meets at Masonie Temple,
Now York City, Tuesday, July 9.
Cleveland Lodoe is going to bring a band
ot 65 pieces of muslo to the reunion.
Brotheb N. a Woods, of Wheeling Lodge,
was playing at Harris' Theater last week.
McKeesport wants a lodge of Elks. They
have already written to the Grand Lodge.
. Brother Shaw, of New York Lodge, was a
delegate to the plumbers' convention lastweek.
Brother Fred Carroll, of the Allegheny
nail team, injured his shoulder very badly last
week.
BEOTHitByJ. G. Potts, of Washington,!).
C Lodge, is talked of as a candidate tor Grand
Secretary.
The Decorating Committee should begin at
once to decorate, so as to have the hall ready
by the 15th, and also the linn of march.
Brothers Lemon and Fuller spent a few
days last week at Cleveland and other lake
ports. They report having a nice time while
on this trip.
Brother FoaARTT, of Indianapolis Lodge
No. 13, and Wood, of Providence No. 14, are in
the city with the Philadelphia ball team. They
are the guests of Brother Fred Carroll.
Brother J. B. Fell, of Hamilton Lodge
No. 83. has taken charge of the outside busi
ness of the Bocial session. He is a good man
and we are glad to see that the growing busi
ness of the Bocial session requires such talent.
Over 200 varieties of Imported Key "West
and Domestic Cigars from $2 to $40 perlOO.
G. "VT. 8CHMIDT,
Km. 35 and 97 Fifth are.
'-SUNDAY, 'JUNE "80,
ACROSS THE BIG POND
Valuable Pointers for Those First
Making a European Trip.
DIFFERENT EODTES TO PARIS.
Some Uinta as to Baggage and tho Custom
Honsa Inspections.
THE EXPENSE OF 'EXISTENCE ABE0AD
tWRITTSK VOR THE DISFATCXL1
Whether it is that the restless American
nature becomes dissatisfied, for the time being,
with its surroundings, or desires to wander
further afield than the vrlde extent of territory
over which the great American eagle spreads
its wings, certain it is that the number of Pitts
burg people who travel eastward, making Eu
rope their destination, becomes yearly greater, '
and already indications are not wanting that
this season the tide of travel, setting probably
in the direction of Paris, will be stronger than
ever. It is good that those who, by good
fortune, can manage it should shake them free
from the shackles of business or the dull rou
tine of dally toil, and refreshing the mind,
while recuperating the body, amid fresh scenes
and new glimpses of life, return after the holi
day with invigorated zest forthe bustle and
strife of business.
During the time approaching when mills will
be shut down and business more or less stag
nant, the idea of vacation will naturally rise to
the mind and long and earnest discussions will
ensue in the family circle as to the possibility
of taking in new ground not hitherto attempted.
Longing eyes will be turned in the direction of
Paris and the attractions of the Exposition
may prove too many for those who have not yet
summoned up their courage to the sticking
point of undertaking an ocean trip. The few
hints and suggestions set forth in the follow
ing, and in which the old traveler will find
nothing new, may be of some service to those
who may contemplate an initial voyage across
the Atlantic
Primarily, then, as to the different routes by
which Paris mav be reached. There is ample
choice. From New York to Antwerp the time
is 11 days, and this line may be selected by
some, as it affords an opportunity of seeing, in
the Belgian town, the celebrated Cathedral,
containing some of Ruben's masterpieces, and
of listening to its famous chimes. ,
ONE WAT OP GOING.
From this the journey to Paris is accom
plished in six hours, and a stop over at Brus
sels, frequently called the "Lesser Paris," will
prepare the traveler for the greater mag
nificence of the Queen of the Universe. Then
there is the line to Rotterdam, Holland, time
ten days, Paris, nine hours; and the French
line to Havre conveys the touristto this quaint,
old-fashioned Norman town within eight days
after leaving New York, Paris being reached
in 4 hours along the picturesque valley of the
Seine. From Havre a run across the bay to
Trouville, one of the most fashionable of
French watering places, will afford an agree
able relaxation and opportunity of comparl.
son of it with Narragansett Pier and Long
Branch. Finally, there is the line to Southampton,
seven hours distant from Havre, and the many
lines terminating at Liverpool, from which
port the 200 miles, to London may be covered in
lire hours, and thence the journey to the
French capital accomplished by several routes,
ranging in time from 8 to 10 hours. As a
matter of information the approximate cost of
these routes is appended below.
New York to Antwerp. To Paris.
First-class 8 6000 S OT
Second-class 40 00 8 00
New York to Rotterdam. To Paris.
First-class S 77 00095 00 $9 70
Second-class 60 00 7 80
. New York to Havre. To Paris
First-class -S100 00 and up. f6 00
Second class 4 60
The cost of the round trip Is twice as much,
less 1U per cent. Having decided on the route
the next matter of importance is to arrange for
a supply of money, and this is best accom
plished by obtaining through your banker a
circular letter of credit for the required
amount. It is best to have it drawn on London
instead of Paris, as the exchange favors the
former.
This is infinitely preferable to carrying notes
or gold, as either may be stolen and used, while
the owner alone can draw on the letter of
credit, and drafts made on It just as required.
The traveler should also procure a passport
from the State Denartment at Washington, as
it will be very useful in identifying tne owner
and save him, perhaps, a little trouble should
the French police take him for some one else
on whom they bad been requested to bestow a
little polite attention. The less baggage a
traveler takes with him the greater will be his
peace of mind, and be should see that his
cabin trunk is so shallow as to fit under his
bunk, else be will find his wife or his cabin
mates ardently wishing he bad forgotten to
come on board.
WATCH THE BAGGAGE.
On the French and' Belgian railways each
passenger's allowance ot free baggage is SO
pounds: he will find it is carefully weighed and
that he is charged for every ounce of excess at
about 5 cents per pound. It is not of infrequent
occurrence with unwary travelers on the Conti
nent to find themselves billed for excess to the
cost of their own transportation. Therefore,
prospective travelers, cut down your paraphe
rnalia to the lowest limit. Neither should you
forget that your trunks will be subjected to a
rigid inquisition on landing; and If you propose
to take along a supply of cigars or a box or so
ot the fragranttbougbt.lnspiringtoby,take care
that you break-them, else at the English ports
you will be required to pay a duty of somewhere
about SI 25 per pound, tnough, with regard to
the tobies, it is questionable if the officials
would recognize them as coming under this head
as the duty is demanded only on cigars made
out of tobacco. The six-shooter may be left
behind, as it is not carried there, and it might
be confiscated by the English-anthoritles, who
profess great anxiety for the welfare of their
cousins, and in their opinion it might injure the
owner.
Should the traveler be bound for London, In
the first instance, it will save him considerable
trouble tu have bis trunks shipped right
through, as on passing the customs at Liver
pool they will be looked after by the railway
company over whose system he travels. Ex
cellent saloon and sleeping cars are provided
between these points, and special arrangements
as to the comlort and convenience of people
traveling In a party are made by the railway
company.
Here the tourist will find himself initiated
into the mysteries of the "tip," and before be
stands on his native soil again the custom will
have thoroughly familiarized itself with him.
If a porter carries his valise to the cab he will
remind him of his existence by a touch of the
cap and the extended palm, outstretched to re
ceivo anything from a shilling (25 cents) to S
pence (6 cents). Should he desire information
from the station inspector It will be immedi
ately furnished and the proferred gratuity
pocketed with a 'dexterity betokening long
practice, and so on tnroup;h all the grades of
the serving class. A similar sttto of adaptabil
ity to receive will be experienced on the con
tinent, only more so.
A CHOICE OF HOTELS.
Arrived in London, the traveler has the
choice of dozens of hotels at prices from tl 50
per day for a room in the top regions of such
palaces as the Victoria, Grand and Langbam,
down to the modest and quiet, yet comfortable,
smaller hostelries and private boarding houses
and inns in the streets running from the Strand
and Fleet street to the embankment, and in
which good rooms can be had from 75 cents per
dav unward. and board and lodging combined.
served in one's own room, if desired, at from W
to $10 per week, The neighborhood of tha
Strand, embracing the hotels mentioned, is the
most central quarter in which to locate, having
within easy reach the Houses of Parliament,
Government offices and Westminster Abbey
on the one hand, with the theaters 20of which,
are within a radius of a few hundred yards
Oxford aud Regent streets, Piccadilly and
Clubland on the otbor.
The most direct way of reaching Paris is by
way of Havre, the traveler stepping from the
boat into the train, and it he is booked through
he will not be troubled by the customs until ho
reaches his destination at the St. Lazure sta
tion. Here he will make acquaintance with
the gllb-tongued. polite, bnt sometimes pom-
Sous French official.and be directed to enter the
alle desBagages, where the duane or custom
officials will quickly overhaul bis effects In
search of jewelry or cigars (the manufacture
of the latter being a monopoly of the French
Government). He should at once produce his
keys on being requested, as the French dis
play a decided antipathy toward kickers, whom
they will detain on some trivial excuso for an
unlimited period, if tbeyshow any impatience.
Guards wilt be observed at the exits, and no
one can pass them until the customs examina
tion is done with.
Another kind of search, which, where for
eigners aro concerned, is performed by duane
officials is on account of the octroi or munici
pal tax. This is a tax levied on market stuffs,
etc., coming 4nto the city, and is the source
from which the main revenues of the city aro
derived. The traveler will have secured infor
mation as to hotels, etc, from the agents ot the
line at Havre, and gathering up bis baggage,
with the assistance of a few sous and a porter,
be is prepared to be conveyed to his lodgings.
No attention should be paid to the would-be
guides, chevaliers d' Industrie, and other vaga
bonds, who conceive every. stranger to the city
to be their legitimate prey.
A CENTRAL POINT.
The St. Lazare station is in the immediate
neighborhood of such -prominent thorough-
1889.
fares as the Boulevard Haussman, Boulevard
desltaliens, Malesherbes, the Chausee d'Antln
and Faubourg St. Honore, and he cannot do
better than select a residence in one or other
of the fine hotels in this section or take np his
abode in furnished lodgings, maisonsmenbless,
in which he will be as private and independent
as if he commanded the whole bouse. It is
necessary, however, when engaging turnlshed
apartments, to observe very carefully the con
dition of everything appertaining toNthe place,
pointing out every Imperfection or damage and
having a complete list ot the furniture made
out, so as to prevent any attempt at imposition
on the part, of the owner when yielding np pos
session. Travelers have been frequently .mulcted in
heavy damages by the French courts on the
plaint of these sharks charging them with
damage to furniture caused or tbelr prede
cessors. A very good room can be had in these
apartment houses atS francs per day (60 cents),
and a room with dressing room adjoining for
about tL About the same figures rule in the
Second-rate hotels. In such hotels as the
Windsor, Bristol and Continental the highest
figure for bedroom and sitting room is from 85
to 87 per day,but in the same hotels and they
ranlc among the best rooms can bo bad from
81 50t A cab nde from the station to any hotel
will cost in a voiture de place or common cab
about 38 cents; after nightfall abont 45 cents,
and in a voiture de remise, or cab of better
class, which are generally hired at a livery
stable, about 38 cents, and 65 cents at night.
SECESSAOT INFOBMATIOH-.
Baggage is conveyed on the top ot the
vehicles at a rate of 5 sous (5 cents) for each
piece, and in addition to the fare, the Parisian
cocher invariably receives a pourboir of a few
sous. The traveler will soon recognize, under
its French appellation, the already familiar
"tip." The French cocher is obliged to give
his fare a number, and should anything be left
in the vehicle, it will be found at the Per
fecture of Police. The Parisians never eat
breakfast at the hour customary with us. On
rising they take a cup of cafe an lait and a
roll, and at 12 o'clock eat their breakfast, or
what they term "dejeuner a la f ourcbettc"
Their dinner hour is at any time after 0
in the evening, and generally about 8 o'clock.
But strangers can always get a meal in the
morning at most cafes, though they generally
present a sleepy appearance at that early hour,
nor is it surprising when they have remained
open np to Sand 4 o'clock A. JL
A good breakfast can be hacLfor 3 francs (60
cents) and a first-class dinner for 5 francs.
This includes vin ordinaire, which is served at
every meal without charge, as coffee is here.
The Parisian is seen at his best when seen at
home, and he is at his own fireside 'cbezlui'
when sitting in his favorite cafe, sipping his
coffee or absinthe, or whatever particular bev
erage be affects, playing cards or laughing at
himself or anybody and with .anyone, whiling
away the time until another upheaval of so
ciety causes him to turn his gaze in the direc
tion of the political horizon., ,
The man who cannot eniov himself in Paris
is to be pitied. There are attractions for all.
The artist will regale himself in the Louvre
and stand enraptured before the Yenus of
Milo. The European House, the most mag
nificent structure of its kind in the world, will
find as many admirers without as the rich
melodies within. Various sensations will be
experienced by the conjunction on the island in
the Seine, 'la Cite,' of the Palais de Justice,
Notre Same and the Morgue; the beautiful
Gardens of the Tnllleries will repay many and
many a visit, and some time will be spent at the
Place de la Bastille, where stood at onetime
the notorious prison of the name, and which is
now said to oe the point of greatest traffic,
about 50,000 vehicles passing through in 24bours.
As a matter of expense it may be stated, that
Paris can be very well done, outside 'ot actual
traveling expenses, on 85 per day, and this
would be a fair factor on which to base an esti
mate of the actual outlay necessary for a trip
there and back. F. Jay Kate.
AH OLD FAYOfilTB.
Tho
Ticket of Leave Man at
Harris
Theater This Week.
Theater patrons are familiar with the fact
that "The Ticket of Leave Man," written by
Tom Taylor, is one of the most interesting
melo-aramas ever presented. It has more
merit in one act than all the modern English
melo-dramas put together. It was not con
structed for the purpose of allowing the star to
give the whole show himself, but allows all In
the company to share the work and applause if
the impersonation be good. The company
which will be here this week is composed of
good people, who are well qualified to give sat
isfaction to the most critical of audiences. The
trials of "poor hunted-down Bob Brierly"
never fail to enlist the sympathies of the people
out front and the clever detective work ot
Hawkshaw in running down Jim Dalton
always wins applause. The full cast is as fol
lows: Bob Bnerly, Frank Klldayr James Dal
ton, Frank McCabe; Hawkshaw, Julian Rus
sell; J&cUeriloa, George Hcheaffer: Mr. Gib
ton, Frank Offerman; Ham WMoughby, Frank
Frayne, Jr.; Mallby, Henry Atkins: May Ed
wards, Miss Alice Endres: Mrt. Willoughby,
sua Adzzia.uaie.
0DT OF THE FLOOD.
Out of the current's
hurrying way,
Where great ripples
rise and play
Among the willows,
and the shore
F Hears the same story
L" o'er and o'er
Of the great river's
endless flow,
Now raging high, now
tinkling low,
There on the marge, and
idly rocked
By every eddy, tightly
locked
In timber, drift and wil
low wands.
An empty cradle
met the bands
Of ttfose who
searched the
wat'ry way
For victims of that
fearful day
When Death came
conquering as he TZ-
The valley of the
Conemaugh.
But as the searchers
nearer drew
No smiling babe
came Into view,
No dainty bead
the pinow press
ed, No tiny hand the
craft caressed;
Yet coverlet and
linen lay
As If the cherub
were away
A moment, and a
r
moment more
Wonld seek his
ship beside tne
shore.
"V S ' And who shall
tell tbe tale behind
The cradle's curtain? Who shall find
The log-book of that tiny boatf
How could that fragile vessel float
In that wild whirl of furious flood
Dyed deep with many a hero's bloodt
And where the babe? Sid someone save
The child, or has it now a grave
The waters know? Thero's no replyl
Silent the river hurries by.
The willows bend, the swallows soar,
The cradle lies upon tbe shore.
Its monarchfled, its Journey o'er. ,
MwSMkL
kI flit til I ImMmHS0"
"JSiriiMsSi
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JUHE29,lS88t HSPBUES JOHHS, J
PCBB-WATEIt
From Mental
Springs,
Air.
and CooU Pure
WHERE lb GET THEK.
"I have been a Pittsbnrger, man and boy,
for CO odd years, but I never saw things so
ripe for an epidemic of typhoid fever, dysen
tery, cholera morbus and a host of other dis
eases of the alimentary canal and general
system. The w. ter we now have, and will
have all summer, is, I know from my own
analysis, sufficient to cause a pestilence of
the most terrible description. Besides this,
for one purpose or another, the streets are
being torn up. excavating ior building going
on, everywhere laying bare that stratum of
gravel which for a century nasbeen used as
a sewer and drain. I would advise everyone
who can do so to get ont of the city for the
summer."
The foregoing are the remarks of one of
the oldest physicians in the citv, who de
clined to give his name for publication.
No one donbts the soundness of the medi
cal man's advice: but the question arises:
"Where can the Pittsburg business man
go, and get, for himself and his family, all
the advantages of the country, and still not
neglect his business?"
-There is but one place, viz: Idlewood
Hotel and cottages.
Idlewood, a beautiful suburb of Pitts
burg, is located five miles from the city, on
the Panhandle Railroad, and "is as free
from the murky atmosphere of Pittsburg as
if located in Yellowstone Park," as Mr.
Siebeneck, of the Chronicle Telegraph, re
marked. The proximity of Idlewood to the city.and
the fact that, at moderate cost, businessmen
and their families can enjoy all the pleas
ures of rustic surroundings there while
keeping their business hours with the same
facility as if living in the city, makes it a
permanent favorite.
Hundreds of miles may be traversed and
thousands of dollars spent in traveling to
and sojourning, at fashionable waterin?
places, with less enjoyment or real benefit
than that derived from a few months' stay
at Idlewood.
The hotel and cottages are supplied with
the purest mountain spring water, whose
health-giving and curative properties are
widely known.
Bates range from IS to $25 per week, ac
cording to location of room or qottage.
Take a train at Union station, Pittsburg,
and go ont to see Idlewood; it is only 20
minutes' ride, and you will not regret the
trip. If, however, this is inconvenient, call
hi. jo3, xiougnrey cs sons , 4oa wooa street,
Pittsburg, ior further particulars.
Imported Port.
1828 Imperial Oporto Port, full quarts.53 00
1869 Mackenzie Port, full quarts 2 50
Pine Old White Port, full quarts 2 00
London Sock Port, full quarts 2 00
Burgundy Port, full quarts.. I'M
Pine Old Spanish Port, full quarts.... 1 00
For sale by G. "W. Schmidt, 95 and 87
Fifth ave.
California Wines.
Claret, Sherry, Port, sweet and dry Ca
tawba, Angelica, Muscatel and Beisling,
60c .Full quart or by case or gallon.
War. J. Friday, 633 Smithfield st,
wrsu
Black Henriettas,
French cashmeres, nun's veilings, serges,
draD d'AImas, buntings and English crepes
at lowest prices at H. J. Lynch's, 438 and
440 Market street. ihrsu
Wtt J. Friday's Marie cigars are very
fine; 3 for 25c. 633 Smithfield St. -WT3U
0UT-D00R LIFE
Will be the fashion for some months, and in order that people may enjoy it ia ft
Comfortable and Pleasant Way,
We have selected our SUMMER GOODS with care and placed them at such prices aa
are within the reach of all. Our Summer Millinery Department is complete with Ladles'
Sailor Summer Hats, in plain and fancy straws, white, black and colored. Mnll Hats in
cream, white aud black. Ladies' Garden Hats in charming negligee shapes, suitable for
every style of beauty. Tennis Hats. Soft Pelt Hats in all the new shades, for traveling,
riding and tennis.
For the children we have large quantities of headgear in pretty washable goods cuts
Sunbonnets, P. K. and Shirred Hats.
IN TRIMMINGS we have all the styles popular in the East and in Europe. Birds,
which still remain in favor, in all the colors of the rainbow; Cream Crepe, black and
white Silk Mull, black aud colored StifFWings, both large and small; fine white flowers,
daisy and forcet-me-not wreaths; and we also have made large additions to onr wonderful
lot of 29c .Ribbon, which i worth fully 75c per yard.
All these are the nicest and handsomest goods in Pittsburg for the money, and tha
people who want them had better not delay buying, as there is an unparalleled demand,
which must soon'clear out our stock. In
We have the finest variety in all shades and styles, long and short handles,' tilki and
satins. Prices for these run from 75o to 17.
For rainy weather we have secured for our patrons a large stock of
TJCBEIjIj AS I
"With styles to suit the fancy of all. Sixes 23 and 30 inches, natural wood, gold, silver and
oxidized handles, in Windsor, German Gloria and Helvetia Silk. These Umbrellas are
really good valueand when tried will silence all those complaints so often heard abont
the uselessness of this useful article. Ours WEAR WELL, DO NOT CUT and always
LOOK NICE.
Pure Silk Mitts aud Gloves at prices which will compel people to boy.
Club and Gladstone Traveling Bags, Hand Satchels, Shawl Straps, Toilet Cases,
Pans, etc., etc.
Remember that it is our desire to supply everybody with those articles which are no
esiary to make the warm weather enjoyable.
LADIES AND CHffiDREN,
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It will not be our fault If the summer of 1889 is not a pleasant one to you all. "
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50, 512, 514 MARKET SJ:
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YOUB CHANCE.;
ja THX QBXAT
BANKRUPT SALE
of J. R. ANDERSON'S entire stock of
DRY GOODS,
purchased from the Sheriff for
SPOT CASHf I
and only needs a look to convince of fh , -
GENUINE BAKGAINS.
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T, H, LATIMER, '
138 Federal St, Allegheny, Pa.
Je2S-jrwTSu
MT. DE CHANTAL,
Near Wheeling, W. Va.,
(SISTERS OF THE VISITATION.)
A school of more than national reputation,
offers exceptional advantages for thorough ed
ucation of young ladles in all departments. Li
brary of 6,000 volumes. Fine philosophical,
chemical and astronomical apparatus.
Musical department specially noted. Corps
of piano teachers trained by a leadingprofessor
from Conservatory of Stutgart. Vocal culturo
according to the method of the old Italian mas
ters. ,
Location unsurpassed for beauty and health.
Ten acres of pleasure grounds. Board excel
lent. For catalogues and references to patrons in
all the principal cities, address
se9-q78-SU THE DIRECTRESS.
NEWTON'S SYSTEM
Dress Cutting
Has given perfect
satisfaction to the
many who have
learned it in this city.
It is tbe simplest,
least complicated and
easiest to learn, there
being but two pieces
tbe square and the
curvatures.
PEEFECT-FIM&
PATMS
Cut to order. Call
and see MISS NEW
TON st the
petyijig frtachijie
Rooms, 12 Sixtli St.'
And examine system or secure a pattern-"
Also Headquarters
for
Hall's Bazaar,
Dress and
SKIRT FORMS,
anousenoia neces- x
sity. Adjustable
to any size, ana
when not in nse
folds up like an
umbrella. Genuine
Needles, Oil, etc.,
for all machines.
Open Saturday
evening.
J.KM&C0,
12 SIXTH ST.
PITTSBURG.
281 OHIO ST.,
ALLEGHENY.
Closed.
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