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Three Sizes of the Convenient Arti
cles Soon to be Issued.
DAGGETT GETS A BIG CONTRACT.
Important Discoveries of tho United States
THE CREEK INDIANS FILE A PROTEST
WAsnniGTOJf, August 16. Acting Post
master General Clarkson to-day awarded
the contract for furnishing postal cards to
the Postoffiee Department for fonr years,
beginning October 1 next, to Albert Dag
gett, of New York, tho lowest bidder under
the recent calls for proposals.
The advertisement called for bids upon
samples offered by the department, and also
upon snch samples' as bidders might wish to
offer. The contract was awarded upon the
departmental samples, the proposals upon
which were found to be more advantageous
to the Government than the proposals on
camples offered by bidders.
There will be a material reduction in the
cost by the chance of contracts, although
the cards in the new contract will be superior
in quality to those in the old one; and,
besides, the public will be afforded
for correspondence and for advertising by
the addition of two new sizes of cards.
Size No. 1 is to measure 2 15-16x4. The
cost of this card will be 37 cents a thous
and. Size 2 is to be of the same dimensions J
(3x5 inches) as the present card, and
weigh 5 pounds S ounces a thousand.
The weight of the present card is 5 pounds
4 ounces a thousand. The cost on the new
contract is 35 cents a thousand, and in theold
contracts was 47 71-100 cents a thousand
cards. Size 3 is to measure ZSi inches,
and weigh 9 pounds 1 ounce a thousand.
The contract price is SO cents a thousand.
The average weight of the three sizes will
be a little over J ponnds and the average
cost about 40 cents a thousand. This is a
reduction of nearly 17 per cent in the price
of the cards, and an increase of about 27 per
cent on weight.
Allowing for the difference in weight the
cards will be about one-third cheaper in the
new contract than in the old one, the aver
age price of the cards being about 9 cents a
pound in the old contract, and about 6 cents
a pound in the new one.
The estimated number of cards to be re
quired during the four years of the contract
term is 2,000,000,000 at a cost of $800,000.
The reduction in cost for the four years will
amount to iully $150,000 as compared to the
prices in the old contract. The postage on
the estimated quality'oS cards to be called
for during the four years will amount to
520,000.000. The contract will require
nearly 7,000 tons of paper, or an average
of about six tons for each working day.
The size of postal cards was first intro
duced in this country in 1873, and the issue
for the first year was about 100,000,000 cards.
The contract price was then SI 39J a'
thousand cards, or about three and a half
times as much as the average price in the
contract just awarded.
Witnesses of a Bllrnclo Tell a Remarkable
Story The Wonder Foretold A Man
Believes Ills Own Eves a
Dlestage From tho
Washington, AuguswlG. Mrs. Willie
Bitting, residing on the Conduit road, one
mile and a half beyond Georgetown, had
her sight restored in a peculiar manner.
The following interview with Mr. J.D. Bit
ting, the lady's father-ip-law,tells the story.
Mr. Bitting said:
"Several weeks ago my son's wife was
taken sick, and for days her life was de
spaired of, though she received the best of
medical attention, and was carefully and
tenderly nursed by Mrs. Bitting: and other
members of the family. A little more than
two weeks ago, after having several severe
convulsions, her sight was entirely lost, as
the attending physician and others will
state. I think it was the next -day after the
loss of sight there began a series oi strange J
manifestations in her room. Distinct knock
ings or rapplngs could be heard coming
from the bed upon which she lay, and chairs
would move from one side of the room to
the other. Now, X want to say that this
Founds funny, but I witnessed the mani
festations, and when I see or hear a thing I
know it But to proceed. A few days
alter my daughter-in-law went blind, she
told us that on Sunday, August 11, she
would co to sleep at 7 o'clock, and when
be awoke at about 9 o'clock her sight
would be restored.
"Last Sunday evening myself and family
were in the sick room, and I must confess I
! put no confidence in what she had said as to
the return ot her sight, but I determined to
be a very close observer. At 7 o'clock my
daughter fell asleep and slept sonndlv until
8:45 o'clock, at which time she awoke, and
speaking to those around her, said: 'I
shall soon be out of this darkness. My
, tight will be restored at 9 o'clock. The
spirit has told me so, and I have confidence.'
We talked to her and hoped that her belief
might Drove true. Just as the clock was
striking the hour of 9, she reached out her
hands and said, 'I see! I seel'
'! glanced at her eyes and discovered
that the film which had been over them had
disappeared and they danced and sparkled
as they did before she was taken sick.
That is'all I know, and I know it to be.true.
That people will doubt it I am well aware,
but am satisfied with the return of her
Since Saturday night there have been no
tappings and movings of chairs, the lady
stating that the spirit bad told her that they
would cease with the return of sight at 9
o'clock Sunday night
AN INDIAN PROTEST.
The Creeks Do Kot Troposo to bo Cheated
Ont of Their Rlshts.
, Washington, August 16. Ex-Gov-'
ernor Pleasant Porter, of the Creek Nation,
to-day filed with the Department of Justice
a protest against the proposed proceedings
.in the matter of ex-Governor Samuel J.
Crawford, ot Kansas, and other persons
who, as attorneys for the Creeks,
received 10 per cent of the pur
chase money as compensation for ser
vices rendered in bringing about
the purchase by the United States of the in
terest of the Creeks in the lands embraced
within Oklahoma. Governor Porter, in his
protest, says that the Creek delegates as
sume the responsibility for all that was done
and that they also have the approval of
their nation, which, he says, is a regularly
organized local self-government with which
the United States has no more to do than
with one of the States of the Union.
The Creeks, he continues, became alarmed
at the introduction of bills in Congress,
throwing open to settlement a large tract of
land which they had in 1866 ceded to the
United States tor a nominal consideration
i on the understanding that none but freed
men and friendly Indians should be located
thereon. He says that the Creeks, afraid of
being cheated out of their rights, in 1884
trapioyed counsel to represent them, and,
J.fter long contest, succeeded in January
ast in securing from Congress $2,280,857 for
their rights in the lands.
Paying For the Yorktown.
Washington, August 16. The Navy
Department to-day ordered the payment to
Cramp & Sons, of Philadelphia, of $10,200
'on account of the sew gunboat, Yorktown.
This is the last regular payment ou the ves
sel, although a reserve fund of $20,000 will.
be held until a date four months after her
second trial, lu order to guard against loss
in the event of the discovery of any-hidden
NEW KINDS OF USE
Thirty-Five Distinct Specie Discovered by
the United States Commission Oysters
to be Propagated on tho
Pacific Coast A Fishing
"WASHnJOTOK, August 16. Prof. Chas.
H. Gilbert, who has been lor the past seven
months the chief naturalist on board the
United States Fish Commission steamer
Albatross, has just returned from Wash
ington and is now engaged at the laboratory
of the commission in working on the col
lections which were made during that time
off the Pacific coast. Prof. Gilbert says
that after joining the ship at San Francisco
early last winter work was commenced on
the southern coast of California and con
tinued for three months between Point Con
ception and San Diego, The main work
there was in locating fishing grounds and
dredging for deep sea material. 'While
there 35 different species of fish that were
not known before on that coast were taken,
some of them being entirely new to science.
A pew fishing bank was discovered in the
vicinity of San Diego, and one company has
already begun to fish on it. Prof. Gilbert
thinks there is a possibility of some little
industry being established there. He -does
not, however, regard it as a very Important
fishing bank. ..
Alter completing work on that part of the
coast a cruise was made into the gulf of
California, partly for the purpose of looking
up the oyster question there, and partly to
ascertain whether the experiment of intro
ducing shad in the Colorado river had been
successful. No shad were found in this
river, although some had been planted there
several years previously. The waters are
evidently not suited to the species. South
of Guaymas beds of oysters were found,
which are thought to be fully equal to the
best that we have on the eastern coast, and
the'question now to be determined is whether
there is a suitable place on the California
coast where they can be propagated.
Part of the work was of scientific Interest,
many new and very interesting forms being
obtained. Having finished the southern
cruise, the vessel proceeded northward and
did some work off the coast of Oregon and
Washington Territory, locating fishing
banks there. It had been reported that
there were cod and halibut banks off the
northern coast, but the Albatross was not
successful in finding fish there in sufficient
abundance to promise any large industry in
SOMETHING OF A QUESTION.
The State Department Bolhered to Take
Care of a Prisoner.
Washington, August 16. The State
Department has received an opinion of the
Attorney General in the case of Captain
Duverge, which will be accepted as settling
the question of the right of this Govern
ment to bring to the United States for con
finement persons convicted by consular
courts of offenses and sentenced to impris
onment In this case, Captain Duverge
was found guily of killing Consul Stanwood
and was sent first to imprisonment for ten
years. As there were no proper means of
carrying out the sentence at Madagascar,
the scene of the murder, it was sought to
bring the prisoner to the United States and
confine him here. The Attorney General,
hower, decides that this cannot bo legally
During former administrations prisoners
sentenced by tho consular courts in the
Ottoman Empire were brought to the United
States for confinement, but the Attorney
General explains that this was done only
when the prisoner had been sentenced to
death and the President had used his power
of making a conditional pardon, and com
muted the sentence practically iu that way.
In the case of Captain "Duverge recourse
may yet be had to a similar devioe, which
would result in his confinement in the
United States for a term less than ten years,
a pardon being extended for the remainder
of the time, thus imposing the necessary
conditions; but meanwhile the officials of
the State Department are not without ap
prehensions that the prisoner may, by his
escape, avoid any official solution of the
OFF TO DEER PARK NEXT.
President Will ninko a Brief Stop at
Washington, August 16. At 2:08
o'clock this afternoon the President and
Private Secretary Halford drove up in
front of the White House, after an absence
of nearly two weeks. A number of news
paper men and a few tourists had gathered
upon the portico. In response to their
salutes the President raised his hat, and,
with a smile, said: "I am much obliged for
the reception." Mr. Halford says that they
had a pleasant trip down from Pall
River on the Pilgrim. The water was a lit
tle rough, but hot enough so to make it un
comfortable to experienced -travelers. At
Jersey City they took the first Pennsylvania
train to Washington, comfortably placed in
the private car of President Roberts. As
few people were aware of the itinerary of
the trip there were no demonstrations or inci
dents on the railroad journey.
The President's first act upon reaching
the White House was to telegraph Mrs.
Harrison that he had returned safely. She
will take the Puritan to-night and reach
Washington to-morrow afternoon just in
time to join President Harrison at the sta
tion and proceed with him to Deer Pnk.
The President and Mr. Halford looked well
upon their arrival and were in good spirits.
The child's strengthener is Dr. Jayne's
Tonic Vermifuge, which corrects all acidity
of the stomach, restores digestion and im
parts strength and vigor to adults and chil
dren alike. Delicate children are almost
always benefited by its use; and. if worms
be present, it is the mildest and safest of
remedies. Sold by all druggists.
IMPORTANT TO LADIES.
Seal Sncanes SealJackets.
Ladies wishing their seal sacques redyed,
reshaped, relined or made into jackets,
wraps, or any repairs will find it to their ad
vantage to write or send their sacques to J.
G. Bennett & Co., fur manufacturers, cor
ner Wood street and Fifth ave., Pittsburg,
BEAIi ESTATE SAVINGS BANK, LErL,
401 Btnlthfteld Street, cor. Fourth Avenue.
Capital, $100,000. Surplus, $45,000.
Deposits of $1 and upward received and
interest allowed at 4 per cent tts
Use "Una" flour finest spring patent in
the world. "Golden Wedding" the best of
bread flours. "Duquesne" has no equal as
a pastry flour. Homing's "Ivory," gem of
all family flours.
If sold quick, a desirable North avenue
(Allegheny) residence, 10 rooms, cor. lot,
at a very greatly reduced price.
W. A. Hzeeon & Sons,
TVS 80 Fourth ave.
$3 OO Cleveland and Return $3 00.
Excursions via the P., Ft W. & C. By.
and O. & P. R. B. Thursday, August. 22.
Trains leave Union station at 6:30 a. m. and
12:45 P. M., centraTMime. Tickets good
returning until August 25. mws
Patronize Bom Industry
By drinking Frauenheim & Vilsack's Pitts
burg beer. It is a healthful and invigorat
ing beverage. Telephone 1186.
curiout custom vcrtainina to tht court of that
reHriouM nntzntale nrt rrraazhtnallll drnfaitA htt
JFrank a. Carpenter in to-morrow'j Dispatch
TWO LIVELY GHOSTS.
A Couple of Spiritual Visitors of tho
Good Old-Fashioned Kind
TROUBLE A GLEN C07E FAHILT.
Midnight Calls, Sulphurous Smiles, Grim
aces and Hasty Flights,
WITH ALL THB OTHER C0XC0M1TABTS
Glen Gove, L. I., August 16. The fam
ily of William Eastment, who live in a nice
house up near the railroad depot, are
troubled by a good old-fashioned ghost one
of the kind that wears a sulphurous smile,
slides down the chimney at dead of night,
grimaces and skedaddles out through the
keyhole followed by a moaning gust of
The dwelling is situated on the principal
street of the village and is a somewhat an
cient manorial residence. It is known as
the Old Captain Bussell place, from the
time when that eminent skipper lived there.
Captain Bussell was a famous man in his
day. He came originally from Nova
Scotia and became noted for his ability
to run ocean clippers a,t a high rate of
profit It was said he could get more
money out of a voyage than any other
captain afloat He married a Miss Kings
land, the daughter of Stephen Kingtland,
of New York, who was an uncle of Mayor
Ambrose O. Kingsland, of that city. Cap
tain Bussell had two daughters. One mar
ried Mr. Spaulding, who has been for many
years the Paris representative of Tiffany &
Co. The other daughter married Francis
Smith, who was a member of the firm of
Smith & Jewell when they owned the Brook
lyn City Flour Mills. The Captain had
one son, Cornelius Kingsland Bussell, who
was educated abroad to enter a profession,
but whose inherited taste for the sea was so
strong that, on leaving college, be refused
to follow any other occupation than that in
which his lather had made fame and for
tune. The old Captain thought he would give
his son a taste oi seafaring life that would
make him sick, so he placed him before the
mast on a China clipper ship and sent him
on a voyage around the world. On his re
turn, however, he
PROFESSED TO BE PLEASED
with his experiences, and after resting a
month with Lis family and friends he was
made first mate ot one of Johnson & Low
den's Mediterranean clippers thiough Cap
tain Bussell's influence, and made a second
voyage. His next voyage was as master of
a vessel. While in port in New Orleans he
fell in love with a bcautilul Creole ana mar
ried her secretly. Her father was French
and her mother Spanish. The younger Cap
tain Bussell died in New Orleans, leaving
one child. The loss of his son greatly pros
trated old Captain Bussell, and he never
fullv recovered from the shock. One day
his dead body was discovered in an outhouse.
Such was the melancholy end of this fine old
seafaring gentleman. He was marked for
his amiability and grace of manners, and he
spent his large fortune freely. He was sin
cerely and widely mourned.
Soon after Captain Bussell's untimely and
somewhat tragic death his ghost began to
pay nocturnal visits to the house, and the
premises have been infested with ghosts ever
since, at varying intervals, years often elaps
ing between these midnight manifestations.
Becently the ghosts have returned,although
the secluded location of the house and the
highly respectable and conservative charac
ter of the occupants have kept the matter
from becoming a subject of zeueral gossip.
The story leaked out through a friend of
tne family, xne coaenman was tne nrst one
to discover the fact of the ghcst'sxreturn,and
he has been in a, troubled state of mind ever
TWO OF THE GHOSTS.
There are two of these ghosts, one being
an old man and the other an old woman.
After Captain Bussell died the house was
occupied by Bev. Jonannes Oertel, who was
the assistant rector of the Protestant Episco
pal Church in Glen Cove. The Bev. Mr.
Oertel had been a bank note engraver and
an artist of considerable repute. Sir Morton
Peto, of England, bought two of his paint
ings. -He painted the picture "Bock
of Ages," from which the famoas
chromo was taken. His wife was
an English girl and his mother 'was
a very diminutive woman. The ghost made
frequent visits to the house while the Bev.
Mr. Oertel and his family occupied it Mrs.
Oertel saw it on numerous occasions and
mentioned the fact to many of her friends,
among them General Pearsall. The ghost
was the image of old Captain Bussell. It
came down the chimney, dressed in the full
rig of a clipper captain of olden time,
brandishing a belaying pin and grimacing
and seeming to be in a towering rage. Ad
vancing silently on tiptoe to. Mrs. Oertel 's
bed it would brandish the belaying pin with
increased vigor, opening and shutting its
mouth, without uttering a sound, its eyes ap
pearing to snap fire. Usually the ghost van
ished up the chimney whence it came, but it
often went ont of the keyhole, contracting
in size to suit the dimensions of the keyhole,
the outlines of its grotesque figure becom
ing more and more luminous as it con
tracted, until finally it was little more than
a spark of light, when it would pass through
the keyhole followed by a dismal sighing
and whistling of the wind.
Sometimes the ghost was more belligerent
than at others. Once or twice it awakened
Mrs- Oertel by tugging at the bedclothes,
so frightening her that she made an outcry,
on which the ghost vanished like a flash,
brandishing its flaming belaying pin as it
went. The ghost never bothered strangers,
and was fairly decent and well behaved, al
though very persistent and annoying.
What it was that was on its mind was never
discovered, as it never plucked up courage
to make even the slightest sound. It was
thought that maybe Captain Bussell had
left some hidden treasures in the houso, and
that his ghost was exercised about them,
but, although a strict search was made,
from time to time, nothing was ever iound.
Sometimes the ghost would slide down the
chimney minus its jacket or Kb cap, as
though it had been hurried away from its
abiding place before it had time to com
plete its costume, and on these
occasions it would tarry only a
moment and disappear in unusual
haste, going up the chimney, a mode of de
parture which consumed a fraction of a
second less time than the egress by way of
the keyhole. It was such a harmless ghost,
without bloodthirsty manners or weapons or
accessories, that the members of the Bev.
Mr. Oertel's family, and Mrs. Oertel in par
ticular, became familiar with it, and learned
to observe it with more careful scrutiny
than the beholders of ghosts often venture
to bestow upon them. But it was a verita
ble ghost, as was abundantly testified to.
There was nothing bogus or material
about it. '
After the Oerteis went away the old house
was taken by William Eastment, who has
occupied it ever since. After they moved
in the ghost of old Mrs. Oertel began to ap
pear, and it is this ghost which, is now
bothering the family. It appears in only
one room, and that is the one usually set
apart to be occupied by guests. It it fre-
Sueotly occupied, however, by a member of
le family. .
NOT A PUNCTUAL GHOST.
The ghost ot old Mrs. Oertel comes glid
ing into the room about midnight It is not
punctual as to the hour, although it has
never been seen, before midnight It is said
to bear a striking resemblance to Mrs. Oer.
tel. It is dressed in Mother Hubbard style,''
witn a snawi ana a pose oonnet, ana waits
across the floor as light as a feather. It has
a long nose and a turned up chin. When
ever a stranger sleeps in the particular room
mentioned the ghost enters the room, seem
ingly coming out of the wall in one corner,
and walks up to the Bide of the bed, shak
ing tier head aad sooldlng. She scowls atl
the occupant of the boa aad shakes her
ifirtla Hm or her face It wjJ
at first thought that ths little old woman
bore tome relation to Captain Bussell's
ghost, but it was identified as the image
of Mrs. Oertel and must, on that account,
be an entirely distinct ghost, whoso mani
festations are unaccountable. After shak
ing her fist in .the sleeper's face for a minute
the ghost disappears. It cannot be con
jectured why the old "woman always comes
out of the wall instead of down the chimney
or through the keyhole, or why she invaria
bly scolds. Mrs. Oertel was a very pleasant
old woman who was never known to scold.
The wife of the Bev. Frank Eastment saw
this ghost several times and related her ex
perience with it to several of her friends.
She firmly believes in its existence as a tan
gible ghost, although her husband tried to
argue her out of her belief. After the birth
of Mrs. Eastment's child the ghost disap
peared for a time, but now it is back again.
Before the child was bom it appeared near
ly every night
qUITE A BOMANCE.
The Peculiar Manner In Which a Now Lor-
Ing- Couple Became Acqunluled A
Cemetery Chosen for the Scene
of theBlarrloce Ceremony.
Philadelphia, Augnst 16. Mr. and
and Mrs. H. Burbank arrived here yester
day on their way from New York to Ne
braska. They had a strange story to tell.
At the Brooklyn theater fire years ago the
father and Bister of young Burbank were
lost, as were the mother and sister of Sadie
King, who then lived in State street, Brook
lyn. Mr. Burbank wrote from the West for
information about his folks, and was an
swered by Miss King, who wrote occasion
ally for her uncle, an undertaker. Young
Burbank read the letter, and a correspond
ence has been kept up ever since.
Last October he proposed marriage. She
replied in a satisfactory manner, but sug
gested as tho Brooklyn fire had been the
means of their meeting, that they should
carrv out the marriage ceremony in Green
wood Cemetery, near the monument that
was erected by the city of' Brooklyn forthe
unknown dead who perished in the terrible
disaster. On Wednesday Mr. Burbank, ac
companied by Colonel Montgomery Green,
of St Louis, an old friend of his father;
Forster Bishop, of Cincinnati, and his sis
ter arrived in Brooklyn, and met Miss
King for the first time at her house on De
Kalb avenue. Before the tall shaft there
were eight in the party, and the group was
auicklymade. Aware of the solemrjjtyof
te spot, the bride said:
"Harry, my mother and. sister are under
that stone. We never found them."
He took her hand and answered: "And
so are mine." Colonel King, who was an
officer in the army during the late civil
"Yes, and they are in one of the most
beautiful spots this world can find for the
dead. Sadie, you have selected this spot to
be married. Are you ready?"
The minister then arranged them in line,
facing the monument, and the ceremony
proceeded. After being made man and
wife they walked up the grassy incline to'
the shaft The bride and groom knelt
while the clergyman offered a short but
affecting prayer. Then all returned to tho
city, the bride and groom going to the house
of an aunt, Mrs. C. Barnum, at Yonkers,
where they remained until yesterday, when
they left for their home in Nebraska.
TEXAS BATES REDUCED.
The Tnrlffon Iron Article Will Come Down
Abont IO Per Cent.
S. P. Kennedy, agent of the "Cotton
Belt" route, yesterday received a circular
saying the Southern Inter-State Associa
tion, which comprises all the railroads run
ning into Texas, had reduced all classes of
freight The association has extended com
mon point territory as far west as Albany,
Tex., on the Texas Central' Bail
road; Brownsville, Tex., on the
Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe road,
to all points on the Fort Worth and
Bio.Grande. to Cisco, on the Texas Pacific,
and GatesYille, on the "Cotton Belt"
The new arrangement will go into effect
on the 10th inst, and will make a reduction
of from 8 to 15 per cent, according to the
classification. The rednction will also in
clude local or intermediate stations. The
reduced rates on iron articlrs to this terri
tory will be about 10 per cent less.
When a new line opens up a new terri
tory where another line has a monopoly,
and which is outside the common point
radius, the rates are reduced to the latter
basis, owing to the competition. This is
the reason for the reduction.
HIS END WAS NATURAL.
Terry Belonged to the Breed
Usually Dies With Boot On.
' Albert H. Clark, Esq., of this
brother of "Grace Greenwood," whose same
was Sarah Jane Clark, was one of the men
who organized-tbe Vigilantes of California,
states that Judge David Terry has enjoyed
greater immunity than most desperadoes.
Mr. Clark states that if Terry had gotten
his deserts he would have been hanged before
he killed Senator Broderick.. How he suc
ceeded in escaping death for the murder ot
another Californian is a mystery. Mr.
Clark states that Terry was a man of un
usual mental ability, but utterly unprin
cipled, and so courageous and solf-willed
that he enjoved immunity among even
peaceable citizens who could not conceal
their respect lor bravery.
At C5 years of age Judge Terry's vim
seems to have been about as great as when
he was in the prime of manhood.
Pattern Maker Entertainment.
The Pittsburg Association of Pattern
Makers will hold an open session on Tues
day evening, September 1. The members
of the committee having the matter in
charge are John F. Miller, C. M. Ward
and H. B. Heezlett They are straining
every effort to have a first-class entertain
with ordina V soap
is like rolling1 a
heavy stone uphill; it
takes main strength
and agood deal of it.
The same work done
with Pearline is like
rolling the stone
down hill it's easv:
quick; true; goes right to
the mark; and with very
little labor. All dirt must go
before PEARLINE. It robs
woman's hardest work of
drudgery (a. uralseworthv
the way). The Question is
does it not hurt the hands,
I tv ., ,
i ik. vir tvsw
We tell you it don't but we are interested (as well as
yoiO so ask your friends who use it; you'll find most
of tnem do ; the annual consumption is eaual to about
y three packages a year for every family in the land. But
-better yet jet a package (it costs but a lew pennies,
an(jt every grocer keeps ft;,
your gain will be larger than
lA,T r rt "?
rlAfSi I t toJtatl
F&XZZ 'ft .,
EXHIBITORS WILL DECOBATE.
The Exposition to be Made Benntlfal An
Additional Display for the Street Busy
Scene at the Point.
President S. S. Marvin, of the Exposition,
has received the following letter from Mayor
Grant's Private Secretary in answer to tho
one Sir. Marvin wrote in regard to the port
able cast iron buildings:
THK rnVWTTTETE TTOR THE
INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION OF 1892.
MAYOR'S OFFICE, CITT iiALL,
New York. Augusta 18S9.
DEAR SIR Permit ma to acknowledee the
receipt of your communication of August 6,
which has been filed and will bo referred to
the proper committee.
The Mayor and ths general committee directs
me to thank you for the suggestions you have
made. W. McM. Hpker.
The work on the buildings is being pushed
as rapidly as possible, and the contractors
say everything will be in shape for the open
ing on September 4. Quite a number of the
most prominent exhibitors got together yes
terday and decided to decorate the building,
it' having been decided by the management
not to do any official decorating this year.
The merchants want to buy bunting and
flags, and festoon the framework of the main
building. The cost will be $1,000.
Art Hall is about completed and as soon
as the lighting apparatus is put in place,
the pictures, which have already arrived,
will be bung. This will be done within the
next two or three davs.
It was reported to 'Manager Johnston yes
terday that a number of people who had been
refused space in the Exposition buildings
had rented space from property owners
along Duquesne way, and exhibits will be
made in the open air in front of the main
building. These are among the people who
wanted to exhibit specialties and establish
peanut and lemonade stands. Manager
Johnston stated yesterday that the list of
exhibitors that has been published was not
a complete one, many of the most promi
nent ones being omitted. The full list will
j be made public in a few days.
Applications lor space are so numerous
it is quite probable an annex will have to
be built in the main building at the end
next the Point bridge. If an annex is de
cided upon it will oe built of frame, and
will be built as light and airy as possible.
It will, or course, be only temporary. Con
tractors have agreed to erect it in a week if
the Board of Directors authorize it
LATE HEWS IN BRIEF.
A young Hungarian woman with two chil
dren is being cared for by the Castle Qarden
authorities .at New York. She has learned
that her husband, who sent her money to come
to this country, was lost In the Johnstown
calamity. Her grief on hearing ot his death
William Trainor. the young man who en
tered Broker Lelbs' office at 96 Broadway, New
York, a few days ago, pointed a pistol at Lelbs,
demanded his money and fired bis pistol when
he refused to comply, was sentenced by Judge
ulldersleere yesterday to 15 years and 8
months In Btate prison.
-CatherireMulIg, aged 65b of Philadelphia,
committed suicide yesterday morning in a most
peculiar and determined manner. She placed
a washtub under the hydrant in her yard, put
her head in tho tub and then turned on the
water, holding her head therein until she was
suffocated and drowned. For some time past
tho woman has shown signs of insanity,
. The three-masted schooner A. vfekey, with
a cargo of 21.000 bushels of corn, bound from
Chicago for Prescot, Ontario, struck a shoal
near the Bock Island light honse, opposite
Thousand Island Park, Thursday night, and
sank. The crew escaped in the boats. The
schooner Is valued at 112,600. The grain was
consigned to A. Wiser, of Prescot The vessel
was partially Insured, the grain entirely.
The Jewelry store of William B. Store, of
Boston, was entered by burglars Thursday
night and robbed of valuables amounting to
8,000. The burglars, who were evidently ex
perts, succeeded in opening the safe which con
tained diamonds and other precious stones,
watches and Jewelry of all kinds. From this
collection they took only the most expensive
articles, including H000 worth of diamonds.
The gross earnings of the Union Pacific
Railroad Company for June were $3,205,838; in
crease over the same month last year, HI, 117;
net earnings. 81,428,221; increase, f 196,897. For
the six months to June 30: Qross earnings, $18,
S5L593; decrease from tho same period last
year. 882,214; net earnings, 515,568,322; decrease,
J500.087. Lines in which Union Pacific has a
bait interest show a net deficit for the Union
Pacific for six months of 57,796.
The Treasury Department has granted the
application of a New Orleans firm to have a
consignment ot percussion caps intended for
transmission to interior points taken from the
list of explosives so that they may be for
warded under bond in the ordinary manner.
This action has beeu taken upon a report from
the Collector at Mew York that actnal tests
show that these caps, used for sporting pur
poses only, are not explosive articles, and are
not therefore properly included in the list of
The Mexican steamer Alejandro arrived at
Ban Francisco from Guaymas, Mexico, yester
day, bringing word that in the early part of
July a fire broke out in the fifteen hundredth
level of the Triumo mine, near tho town of the
same name, and ten men lost their lives.
Eight Mexican miners were in the mine at the
time of the fire, and two unknown Americans,
formerly of Ban Francisco, volunteered to g
to their rescue, if possible. The shaft was full
of smoke and gases, and when the bncket was
hauled to the top the Americans were found
to bo dead The tire lasted several days, and
finally burned itself out
It Is estimated by careful officials at O. A.
R. encampment headquarters that there will
be fully 40,000 genuine old veterans in attend
ance at the encampment at Milwaukee and
there will be at least seven "private citizens"
or sightseers for every old soldier that will be
here. This would bring a crowd of 280,000 vis
itors. But several observing calculators think
the average to each of the 40,000 soldiers will
be about five outsiders, in which event there
would be a crowd of 200,000 people to be fed and
furnished quarters. These estimates are based
on numerous averages taken by the officers
from requests for quarters daily received from
old soldiers for themselves and families or im
mediate friends, and from people not con
nected with the order. A general order issued
by Commander-in-Chief Warner, under date of
August 13, states that the business session of
the encampment will convene at the Westside
Turner Hall, August 28. at 10 A. at.
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appearance oj the virtual ruler of the JSritUh
does it or
clothes or paint?
and try it for yourself
?; unscrupulous grocers are offer
Wlch they ckim to be Pearline, or " tgl
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Little Maggie Hayden, only 5 jears old, who
lives on Webster arenue, corner Kirkpatrick
street, became so badly affected with catarrh
as to greatly alarm her parents and friends.
She had a stuffed up condition in her head and
throat so that at times it was difficult for her
to breathe. She was restless nights, and the
dry. raspine couch was very severe,
hollow look in her eyes and emacia
1 emaciated appear.
ance, and she seemed to haTe a cold all the
time. Her parents took her to the Catarrh and
Dyspepsia institute, at S3 Fenn arenue, and
after consulting with Mrs. Dr. Crossley and her
associate physicians, she began treatment and
became entirely cured in two months. Her
"My daughter has been cured by the physi
cians oi the Catarrh and Dyspepsia Institute.
I hereby sign my name.
"KOliiTNS D. HAYDEN."
Catarrh Is a disease that affects children as
well as adults, and often at a very early age.
It is the direct cause of most of the consump
tion of this climate, and not infrequently the
disease develops into consumption with chil
dren under 10 years of age. Tho four physi
cians associated with the Catarrh and Dys
pepsia Institute have for years made a special
study of catarrh and dyspepsia and diseases of
women. If tbey can cure you tbey will frankly
tell yon. If they 'cannot they will as frankly
tell you that. The crowds of patients who
dally assemble in their parlors bear proof to
their success In making cures. Remember the
place. 323 Penn avenue. Consultation free to
all. Office hours, 10.A. M.. to 4 V. M., and 6 to
8 P. if. Sundays 12 to 1 r. jr. aulO-rrs
Ladies! Why does BLOOKER'S
DUTCH COCOA cost one dollar per
Because: it is made only of the ripest
and choicest Cocoa-beans, from which all
the indigestible fatty substances have been
carefully removed; it is unadulterated with
Starch, Arrowroot, Vanilla, Sugar, etc., as
other so-called Cocoas are. Blocker's
Dutch Cocoa therefore at 1 00 per lb.,
GOES FTJKTHER than TWO ponnds of
Try a pound tin at George K. Stevenson
& Co.'s, Sixth avenue, or any leading
grocers, and note the nutritious qualities
and delicious flavor of- this unrivaled real
Dutch Cocoa made in Amsterdau, Holland.
Pirrsnima. August 9, 1889.
NOTICE IB HEBEBY GIVEN THAT THE
assessment for the grading and paving of
Natrona alley, from Fifty-second street to Mc
Candless arenue. is now ready for examination
and correction, and will remain in this office
for ten (10) dajs.af tor which it will be returned
to the City Treasurer for collection.
E. M. BIC3ELOW.
Chief of Department of Public Works.
TVTOTICE TO CONTRACTORS SEALED
IN proposals will be received at the office of
the City Controller"unul the 27th day of Au
gust, A. D. 18S9.at 2 p. it, for the following,
Kent alley, from Stanton avenuo toTifty
GRADING. PAVING AND CURBING.
Moultrie street, from Fifth arenue to Forbes
Broad street, from Frankstown arenue to
Howe street, from. Aiken avenue to Ivy
Carnegie street, from Fifty-fourth street to
Chestnut street, from Locust street to Bluff
trees. . ,
Cedar street, from Liberty arenue to Friend,
ship street. , .
The paring of all the abore namea streets to
be either of standard sheet asphalt with bltu-
miuous base, vulcanite asphalt, block stone.
Irregular block stone or cobble stone, and
bids will be received for each kind of pave
Virginia avenue from Ulysses street to
Oneida streets ,
William street from Brownsville arenue to
Bailey arenue. .
Joel's lane from GrandTiewarenue to Omaha
Kearsarge and Belonda streets from Grace
street to Mason street.
Conrad street from Penn avenue to Liberty
arenue, lfi and 20-inch pipe.
Penn' aTenue from Pennsrlranla, Railroad
bridge to the Neglev Run sewer, 15-incb pipe.
Booth Twenty-fifth street from Josephine
street,. to the Monongahela rirer, 2i-!nch
Gum street from a point 65 feet south of
Cliff street to Webster aTenue, 12-lnch pipe.
Heraans and Kirkpatrick streets and Center
arenue from Charles street to Reed street, US
and 18-Inch pipe.
Rebuilding' the Forty-elghta. street sewer,
Shaffer and Arch streets culvert.
Plans and specifications crn bo seen and
blanks for bidding can be obtained at this
office. Each proposal must be accompanied
bv a bond probated before the Mayor or City
The Department of. Award resenres the
right to reject any or all B44.
..... K.M. BIOEXOW.
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Mr. Stauifer, Madison are., Allegheny: Charles
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