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iTHB " HTTSBTJE& " DIKPATOHf" SUNDAY, AUQU8T " 2B, 18897
'THE BUMMER RESDRTB
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SU5IJIER AT THE SEASIDE.
Visitor Arilvlns nt Atlantic City by Tens or
Thousand A Piltsburc Glrl' Good
Taste A Philadelphia Beauty Saved
Atlantic Citt, August 21. Strangers
are coming by tens of thousands. To-night
the city is a surging mass of humanity, and
to-morrow will mark the climax of the
season. Pittsburg and Western Pennsyl
Tania have been finely represented here all
through the month, and familiar faces are
more numerous here to-dav than ever. Colo
nel Watt came in yesterday morning with
nearly 600 Pittsburgers, all of whom are
comfortably quartered at various hotels and
cottages. He reports that the excursion
business over the Pennsylvania road has
lready exceeded that of any two previous
The social season Is In lull blast and the
women are all stnvins to out do each other in
gorgeousness of attire and striking originality
of costume. Honey seems to be a secondary
consideration among the fair sex here, and the
sole aim and object of a great many women ap
pears to be to attract attention by their appear
ance snd set the styles for their more conserva
tive sisters, '.these extremes are not conhncd
to the women from any particular locality,
however, but the Eastern girls appear more at
cace in a "lend" apparel than those who lead
the fashionable world west of the Allegbenies.
There is a healthj -looking, rosy-cheeked girl
from Lawrenceville who is probably the most
attractive Rirl on the beach this week. Her
bathirg salt is a plain blue with white tape
border. Her black clockings are never encased
in any kind of a shoe or moccasin, nor is her
bead ever covered by anything save a wealth of
chestnut brown hair, which floats In waves
over her skapely shoulders. She is the most
carelessly dressed yet the jnost bewitching girl
on the sands. Nothing is false, nothlnc affect
ed. Her face and figure aro her fortune, and
did her more fastidious sisters from the East
and Wet take pattern from her, health as well
as beauty would not be such a rarity among
The bic entertainment and supper to be given
by Charley McGIade, of the Mansion, to the
Pennsylvania Editorial Association, on Tues
day night, w ill be one of the principal attrac
tions of the week. Plates will be laid for 1UU
guests. There will be a grand hop early In the
evening, the supper later and the speeches of
the night will close the jollification.
The affair of the year, however, will be the
annnal banquet of the Atlantic City Journal
let Club, which will be bad in the dining balls
of the United (States Hotel, on Wednesday
night. Governor Beaver, of Pennsylvania;
Governor Abbett, of New Jersey; Senator M.
S. Quay, the Senators from If ew Jersey. Mayor
McCall in. of Pittsburg: ex-Mayor Smith, of
Philadelphia, and a number of other notables
will be present.
Garrett von Bonnhorst, Joseph Bicger, Sam
Amnion, &q.. and Hugh Fleming, of Alle
gheny Councils, came over from Pittsbnig
jesterday. As long as they remain both they
and their friends will have lots of tun, inas
much as their fishing, sailing, bathing, driving
ana dancing proclivities are about equally dis
persed among the four.
Joseph A. Simonton, of Butler street, is one
of the prominent figures about tho Mansion
Squire Herman Handel arrived yesterday
afternoon to assist the Democratic politicians
here in catching some Dig fish and gather suffi
cient brain food to help them through the next
Miss Fraunhelm and Miss Birdie Lanahan,of
Fittsbnrg, will remain during the entire
Miss Cora Fetzer and Loretta Westerman, of
Millerstown, Pa., are at the Albion.
TEOPLE VHOM YOU EHOTT.
Harry Smith, the young Fourth avenue
broker is down bore for a few weeks.
Louis Moore is at the Mansion House for a
two weeks' rest.
Henry C Lowe, Select Councilman from the
Second ward, Allegheny, is among the promi
nent politicians here this season. He accom
panied bis wife to Sea Isle City on Thursday,
where she will remain two weeks.
James H. Thompson, of 8. V. Black Co.,
is away from the bustle of Fourth avenue fpr a
Colonel W. D. Moore and District Attorney
Porter are among the prominent legal lights
who are making their friends happy at the
shore this month.
John Ober, the Councilman from Thirteenth
ward, Allegheny, is at Haddon Hall for a
month. He is never out of the company of his
colleague, George Lappe, Councilman from
the Seventh ward, Allegheny. William Mesee,
the Street Commissioner from Allegheny, is
seen with them quite frequently. A jollier
trio cannot be found in Atlantic City.
Waller Pape, of the East End, is here this
Sheriff McCandless is at tho Albion with bis
Tom Mackey and his bride are spending their
honeymoon by the salt sea waves, where they
are well known by all the joung people.
Charles F. Weible. of Alleebenv. is here for
a few days' rest and recuperation.
T. J. Maloney is at the sea -shore for a
SATED A LADY'S LIFE.
William E. Hawlcy, the young politician and
contractor, distinguished himself on Wednes
day by dragging a pretty Philadelphia belle
from a grave in the deep. She had waded out
to her arm pits, when she was struck by a
breaker and carried under. Hawley's attention
was attracted to her by the screams of the
people on the beach. He struck out boldly in
the direction of the sinking Deauty. After a
desperate struggle he succeeded in landing her
on the shore amid the cheers of a thousand ex
ultant onlookers. The lady's name is Miss
Beck, of Philadelphia. A handsome floral of
fering was sent to Mr. Ha wloy by the grateful
patents on the evening of the rescue.
Among the prominent Pittsburgers at tho
Mansion are: Harry Mackinand wife, John
Ixcklin and son, A. Andrews, E. A Keinsman,
Anne Bchwer, Sophie Sch wer, S. H. Carpenter,
John C. Craig, Walter Pope, E. Frauenbeim
and wifcMiSi Clemmie rrauenheim.L. Vllsack
and wiie and son, John McCaffrey, wife and
daughter, Charles E. Beek and wife. David J.
McGary, Thomas H. McGowan, J. H. E. Wess
ler, George P. Luther and wire. Mrs. G. W.
Clarke, Mrs. Kobert Swaw, Allegheny; Mies
Annie Swaw, Allegbeny;Gen. Herman Handle,
W. E. Hawley, Harry C. Lane, A J. Steiss,
John Young, John J. McCaffrey, W. J. WaxeL
J. A Wallace, H. B. Colbert, W. J. Jones,
Koder Smith. J.F.B.
ON THE BEACH AT CAPE MAT.
An Evening Stroll Alone tho Board Walk
Notes About Visitors.
JSrXClAI. TELEGRAM TO THE DISPATCn.1
Cape May, August "L Contrary to all ex
pectation the season keeps up its bustle and
activity, and there is a general idea prevailing
that this state of things will last through the
first week of September. The arrivals of the
week have exceeded the departures, and peo
ple are filled with delight. The July business
was less than last year's, but August has shown
a marked increase. All things considered the
season has been a good one.
Of all tho lovely spots on the Atlantic coast
none coo Id be pleasanter than the boardwalk
at Cape May about the sunset hour. Then the
very spirit of romance takes possession of the
visitor. Watching the restless waves dashing
against the beach, with nothing to obstruct the
view: the ccol. Invigorating air fanning his
cheek as be walks along the favorite promen
ade; the waste of waters before him, glinting
in the fading sunlight; the joyous laughter of
the careless crowd mingling with the subdued
murmur of the deep, even the most unim
aginative and unpoetical of mortals must be
Tbe Cape May bail team has gained quite a
reputation this summer. They lost 3 out of 28
games last season, and this year have won 21
outof2B. The team is composed of the best
players of Princeton ana other college nines,
and can field a ball perfectly. They have a
great time in keeping their pitchers. Day and
Anderson hive signed with tbe Philadelphia
team, and will play with them after September
1 iin the Cane Mavclnb disbands.
mrtr nt Pittsbureers came hero Thursday I
noon from Atlantic City, and are having a jolly I
time at Congress HtlL The party is composed I
of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Friday. Mr. and Mrs. E.
A Frauenbeim, Mr. and Mrs. J. F. McShane,
Mr. and Mrs. F. Fisher, Mr. and Mrs. A J.
Lawrence, Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Ltpphart, Mr.
and Mrs. . Hoeveler, Mrs. Easton, Mrs. Bees,
Mrs. Geneva Friday. Misses Fisher, Frauen
beim. Lanahan, Hasetoc, and Messrs. Ed Keat
ing, P. 8. Flynn and Charles A Lawrence.
Hoy. M. Y. Buchanan, brother of tbe lata
President James Bnchanan, is one of the old
est visitors here. Every morning and after
coon he is seen taking bis customary walk. He
attends tbe Episcopal Church every Sunday,
and olten acts as assistant rector.
This has been a season of pleasure in the
surf, and what is better no one has been
drowned there this season.
The new railroad movement progressing.
The road Las been surveyed, and the site of
tbe depot at Cape May selected and the ground
Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Frees, of Pittsburg, are
Cape Mav guests.
M. C. Miller and Thomas Patterson are hav
ing gtcat luck in fishing.
Mr. and Mrs. John L. Davis are enjoying life
at the Stockton.
United States Senator Walcott, of Colorado,
and a party of Buffalo friends are at the Stockton.
R. G. Hope and his sister, of Pittsburg, are a
bright addition to society here.
F. M. Koberts and family, of Pittsburg, are
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Hamilton, of Pittsburg,
are spending a week at tbe Lafayette.
M. M. Prescott and wife are here for a two
weeks' sojourn. Their daughter. Miss Mar
garet, accompanies them.
General George W. Glle, of the United States
Army, is resting from official duties here.
Charles Shoemaker is enjoying his visit to
the ocean's side.
Misses Emma and May Bell, of Pittsburg,
are again enjoying themselves here.
James G. Montgomery is a recent arrival
J. A Potter, James P. Whithers and John
Munhall, wife and family are recent arrivals.
Captain J. Phillips, of Pittsburgh one of tbe
greatest fishermen at the lake. Ho goes out
William H. Cook, a prominent Wheeling, W.
Va., business man. is still sojourning here.
Mr. and Mrs. William Fisher, of Pittsburg,
are most hospitable entertainers,
Jacob N. and John J. Ncipbin, of Pittsburg,
are stopping here for a wecK.
Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Sutherland are enjoying
the sights of Cape May.
Rev. Dr. M. Valentine, President of the
Lutheran Theological Seminary, is enjoying a
two weeks' visit here. Buzz.
PREPARING FOR FLIGHT.
Chantanqna Soon to be Deserted Flensing
nnd Impressive Exercises.
rsrXCIAL Tr LEG Bill TO THE DISPATCH. t
Chautauqua, August 21 A few more days
and Chautauqua's groves, which have echoed
so often to the sounds of eloquence and the
strains of music, will be silent and deserted.
The closing exercises of the season of lS89will
be held Monday evening. There will be songs
and farewell addresses. The faithful few, who
remain until that time, will then take their de
parture, and Chautauqua will be transformed
into a veritable Sleepy Hollow.
Recognition Day is tbe climax of the season.
Up to that time the crowds and the enthusiasm
steadily increase. After that day they rapidly
decline. Alreaay Chautauqua is beginning to
seem desolate. Saturday, however, brings a
crowd again tho last flicker before the candle
finally goes out. It U G. A. B. Day, and all
members of the G. A R. are invited to the
grounds, free of charge, from Friday night
until Monday morning. Corporal Tanner, the
United States Commissioner of pensions, is to
speak in the afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Beard recently gave a
unique entertainment. The first half was a de
lightful chalk-talk by Mr. Beard. The latter
half was an equally delightful representation
of statuary by three young women. They were
marvelous) y graceful, but had the somewhat
startling trick of hopping down from their
pedestals and marching from tbe place in a
manner most Incongruous with the popular
theory that statues are not animate.
MAETEL.OUS GYJLNASTIO FEATS.
The annual gymnastic exhibition was given
last week. It was unusually good. The par
ticipants managed with amazing skill and dex
terity to move through space in every conceiv
able manner. One would scarcely have believed
there was so much merit in getting one's heels
where his head ought tobe. It was pronounced,
except for tbe lack ot horses, as good as a circus.
Chautauqua would faint lroni very horror at
the idea of putting a play on the platform, out
dramatic readings amount to little else, and
while they satisly the demand for something of
that nature, tbey do not hurt Chautauqua's
conscience. Two unusually fine dramatic read
ers.have appeared here in the last week. Mr.
George Riddle, whose forte is Sbakesperian
readings, and Mr. Leland Powers, who is par
ticularly good iu Dickens, Mr. George Cable
lias given two entertainments, consisting of
readings from, his charming Creole dialect
Wednesday was the graduating dav of the O.
L. 8. C. of 'tS9. Commencement Day here is un
like anyjother day. There is an exhilaration in
the very atmosphere that somehow makes you
feel as though this were the most glorious oc
casion In tbe world's history. The feast, how
ever, is spread for the U. L. S. C, and the bar
barians, as those who have not joined the
charmed circle are ignomlniously dubbed, are
only spectators, allowed to pick up tbe crumbs.
Wednesday was a perfect day, and the cere
mony as usual was
IMPEESSIVE AND PEETTILY ABBANQED.
First came the march to tbe hall in the
grove, where the graduates passed through the
golden gate, under the arches and between 69
tiny flower girls, dressed in white and strewing
flowers In their path. As they entered the hall,
which was a mass of banners, evergreen and
daisies the class flower the choir burst into
singing. A short recognition service was held,
in which tbe class of '89 were pronounced
graduates, and then they took np their line of
march to tbe amphitheater, accompanied by
this band, the flower girls, the faculty and the
graduates of former years. The amphitheater
was elaborately abd beautifully decorated.
Songs and addresses occupied the rest of tbe
morning. Colonel Russell H. Conwell gave the
Recognition Aay oration. In the afternoon
diplomas were presented. A banqnet was held
in the evening. Throughout the day tbe band
prayed on every possible occasion, ana the
chimes frequently pealed forth.
The loss resulting from tbe fire Saturday
night is estimated at HL,UU0. instead of 125,000,
as rumor has it, Mr. U. H. Otis, tbe oirnur of
the bookstore, lost the most heavily of anyone.
He had 53,000 worth of goods destroyed. The
Assembly lost $4,000. The management received
little sympathy, because their loss is regarded
as tbe result of negligence.
The latest arrivals from Pittsburg are Mrs.
N. W. Stevenson, Master Morton Stevenson,
Mrs. M. Marshall, Miss M. J. McCracken, John
Phillips, Rachel D. McQuillan, Martllne Bell,
Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Jones, James M. Nevlne.
E. Robertson, James McCreary, Mrs. Ida C
AUenton and child, Harry Wagner, J. 8. Sneer,
Jessie McCnne. Clarence Burleigh, F. E. Ran
don and T. G. Evans. G. O. F.
Tho Fedora Club, of Allegheny, will hold
its opening reception at Union Rink on the
evening of Labor Day, September Z The
Royal Italian Band will furnish music for the
occasion. An enjoyable time is expected.
On Thursday, August 15, a pleasant surprise
party was tendered to Miss Jennie Miller, at
her home on Boquet street, Oakland, from 2 to
5. The children enjoyed themselves with
games, after which refreshments were served.
Among those present were May Alston, Mary
Evans, Amy and Minnie Bovard, Elmaand
Nellie Lowry, Annie Nicerman, Maggie Young,
Maggie McGowan, Delia Hainer and Clara
A most enjoyable birthday surprise party
was given Miss Agnes Napier, of Anderson
street, Allegheny, last Thursday evening.
Dancing and ether amusements were indulged
in. Among those present were Misses Nellie
Bit et. Lizzie and Jennie Munro, Maggie Har
per, Mary and Jessie Hanua. Mary Douglas,
Mary Warner, Kate Ouetb. Martha and Sadie
iverr. ana iuefsrs. Harper, uampoell, Lyons,
Tinney, Raisback, Cbisholm, Williams,
Struthers.Shotts, Humble, Smith, Falrle and
On Monday evening an informal muslcale
was held at the residence of Miss MillyTutell
in honor of Miss May Severns, of Mt. Vernon,
O. All tbetaumbers on the programme were
well rendered. Among the gems of the
evening were tbe renditions ef "Martha" and
"Call Me Thine Own" on the flute by Mr. Leo
Isenthal. "Marguerite" was sung in a very
effective manner by Miss Tutell. Mr. Will
Muirbead's spirited playing on the violin was
heartily enjoyed. Altogether, it was a delight
ful evening of music
A pleasant surprise party was tendered Miss
Mamie Saunders, at her home, on Beaver ave
nue, Allegheny, on Thursday evening by her
friend. Miss Maggie McNamara. Among the
guests were Misses Hill and Engie, Kate
O'Brien, Annie Paine, Maggie and Dollle Saun
ders, Jolia Nelem, Mamie Lanihan, Mrs. Aggie
Wright and Miss Wright; Messrs. Alfred M.
Mathews. Philip Lepzelter, Raymond, Jobens,
Frank Hare, Charles Forbs. R. Murry, J, J.
Peliton, Albert Engle, M. McNamara and many
others. Dancing and refreshments added ta
ttle pleasure of the guests.
Miss Clara Sands, of Osborne station, de
ligbtf ally Entertained a few friends last Thurs
day evening in honor of her guest. Miss Mary
Perkins, ot Taunton, Mass. A feature of? the
qyening was a "watermelon guess," and tbe
nearest guess to the number of seeds was Mr.
Kuhns', who woo the first prize. Miss Jennie
Arrott obtained the boobv prize. Mnslc'danc
ingano lunch followed. Those present were
the Missel Ramsey, Arrott, Saudi and Perkins,
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Qullett, Messrs. Charles
Ramsey, Will McQufun, Will Arrott, Charles
McQufun, Kuhns, Wright, Somerville and
Mr. Henry Landgraf, of Allegheny, was ten
dered a complete surprise by his family and
friends last Tuesday evening, it being his 43d
birthday. He was the recipient of many and
costly presents, among which was a very valu
able diamond stud, given to him by his wife.
Tbe guests enjoyed themselves greatly. Tbe
following persons were present: Mr. and Mrs.
P. Jacob, Br., Mr. and Mrs. Martin Depp, Mr.
and Mrs. August Depp, Mr. and Mrs. John
Depp, Mr. and Mrs. John Bauer, Mr. and Mrs.
John Eicbenlaub, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Seiden
Strieker, Jr., Misses Mary Depp and Rose
Jacob and Messrs. Henry Landgraf, Jr., Wil
liam Landgraf, George Depp and Andrew
The seventh annual reunion of the Scott
family was held at Economy, Fa., on Tuesday,
August 20. The number of descendants ex
ceeds 200, many of whom were present,
A business meeting was held, and it was de
cided to hold a reunion next year, tbe time and
place not being appointed. A centennial is
also contemplated, the latter to take place in
two years. Those In attendance from this vi
cinity were Mrs. Rev. Alex. Calvert and fam
ily, of Etna; Mrs. Mary Scott, Miss Margretta
Scott, Mr. L W. Scott ana wife, Herron Hill;
Mrs. Jane Scott, Mrs. F. Scott and family,
Mrs. Mary S. Crawford, Miss Elizabeth Craw
ford, Allegheny; Mrs. James Christy, Misses
Eva and Margeret Bayne. Messrs. George
Bayne, Charlie Bayne, of Superior, and a great
A very enjoyable party 'was held at the resi
dence of Miss Jennie Loughridge, of Webster
avenue, on Thursday evening. Many of her
old school friends, graduates of both the High
School and the Normal, spent the afternoon
very pleasantly with their amiable hostess.
Among those present were Misses Belle Weid
man, Eugenie Rayburn, Bess Askine, Alice
Lowry, Mollle Breeze, Blanche Logan, Annie
Raybarn, Margaret Clancy, Margaret Lowry,
Ella Harper. Nettle Lowry, Nannie Lough
ridge. Edith Harper, Lizzie and Nan Brown.
After partaking of a very enjoyable supper the
young ladies repaired to the parlors, where
they were soon joined by tbe following ladies
and gentlemen: Mr. Ed White, Miss Mo
Cutcheon, Miss Kerr, Messrs. Harry and Will
Kerr, Len Lowry, John M. Rayburn. Warren
McClarren, Will Beatty, JohnB. Loeffler. R. C.
Brown, C. McHenry, Tom Craig. Lowry,
Neeley, Hidgbc, vVbaley and many other's.
Dancing was engaged in until a late hour, when
refreshments were served.
A farewell reception was held at the resi
dence of Mr. Robert Mnirhead, of Buena Vista
street, in honor of Miss May Severns, who de
parts for her home in the West on Monday.
Solos by Miss Millie Tutell and Mr. John Davis
were rendered in a pleasing manner. Next in
order were violin solos by Messrs. John Davis
and Will Muirbead, followed by an organ solo
by Miss Lizzie Davis, which was rendered in a
delightful manner. A quartet composed of
Messrs. John Davis, Elmer McCall, Charlie
Davis and Will Muirhead sang some comic
songs to the delight of tbe guests. Refresh
ments were then served, followed by parlor
games and dancing, which were kept up until
a late hour. Among the many who were pres
ent were: Mr. and Mrs. Robert Muirbead, Mr.
and Mrs. John Davis, Mrs. Tutell, Miss May
Severns, of Mount Vernon. O., Miss, Emma
Porter, Miss Millie Tutell, Miss Katie Porter,
Miss Lizzie Davis, and Messrs. Alfred Marks,
Thomas Muirbead. Elmer McCall. Charley
Davis, James Love and Will Muirhead. After
singing a farewell song the guests departed,
having spent a delightful evening.
Those who send in accounts of weddings
must sign their names, otherwise no attention
will be paid to them. Several unsigned notices
were received last week.
On the evening of August 7 Miss Sadie Both
well, daughter of the late George Both well,
was married to Mr. S. M. Pickett, of San Fran
cisco. The ceremony took place at the resi
dence of the bride's brothsr -on Ridgewood
avenue, Allegheny. The bride received many
handsome presents. The happy couple left on
the "limited'' for their future home in the
IITbe marriage of Miss Bessie Gladys Sansom
of Indiana, Pa., to Mr. Andrew W. Wilson, Jr.,
ot the same place, occurred Thursday, August
22, at 1 o'clock r. M. The ceremony was held
in the Methodist Episcopal Church at Indiana,
and Rev. E. J. Knox, the pastor, officiated
After tbe services at tbe chnrch Mr. and Mrs.
Wilson held a reception at tbe residence of the
bride's parents, on Church street. Tbe guests
were many. Numerous presents were re
ceived. Miss Sansom is the daughter of James
B. Sansom, deceased, who was editor of tbe
Indiana Democrat for many years, and one of
the most prominent Democratic politicians in
Western Pennsylvania. Mr. Wilson is prin
cipal of tbe new school for boys at Kiskiminetas
Visitors and Absentee.
Mrs. J. H. Cahill is visiting: friends in tbe
Prof. Charles R. Brown Is backfrom his vaca
Mr. Harry P. Smith Is at the Traymore, At
Mr. George P. Goetmann has gone East for a
Prof. R. Nelson, of Morganza, is In the city
on a short vacation.
Miss Alice Carney and Miss Sample have re
turned from Chautauqua.
Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Imhoff, of the East End
are hOme from Atlantic City.
Mr. and Mrs. A L. Brinker, with their daugh
ter Edna, are at Atlantic City.
Miss Carrie Corwln, of Shadyside, Is spend
ing a few weeks at Long Branch.
Mrs. William F. Heldeger has returned from
a visit to her sister at Cleveland.
Mrs. John Weis and son and Mrs, J. Kelty
are at Atlantic City for a few weeks.
Miss Anna Erb, of North Diamond street,
Allegheny, has gone to Atlantic City.
Mrs. Emily Hartunghas returned fronrCleve
land after a week's stay with relatives.
Messrs. George and WilliatnF. Heldeger are
expected home from Europe this week.
Miss Cora Corap, of Mt, Washington, left on
Thursday to visit relatives in Natrona.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank McCoy, of Locust street,
Allegheny, have returned from abroad.
Miss Nellie G. Speer, of Center avenue, is
spending the summer up the Cheat river.
Miss Lillian White, of Clark street, is visit
ng Miss Nettie Kibbcr, at Petersburg, O.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Rea and danghter have
returned from a trip to Point Chautauqua.
Mrs. Omohundro and Mr. Erwin Omohundro,
of Oakland, will leave to-morrow for Erie, Pa.
Messrs. Robert B. Lean and James A Dunn
of Fifth avenue, have returned from Atlantic
Mr. and Mrs. Williams, of West Philadelphia,
are visiting Miss Annie Quinn, of AVebster
Jlrs. Captain Harges and Mr. and Mrs. John
Evans, of Oakland, have returned home from
Messrs. Reed B. Coyle, Charles W. Wattles
and Joe L. Vance returned from Lakewood
Hon. J. C. Kolsem. of Terre Haute, Ind
visited his mother at her home in the East End
Miss Minnie Erisman, of Third street, re
turned last Wednesday from a two weeks' stay
Miss Cnlp and Miss Annie Biber. of Alle
gheny, have returned from Put-m-Bay and
Ex-Senator Cummlne and daughter, of Chi-
cago, were the guests of Mr. F. W. Oallahan,of
Bennett, last week.
Mrs. J. P. Reed and family, of South Hiland
avenue, arrived home Friday after a month's
visit at Atlantic City.
Miss Mollis Cruikshank, of Arch street, Al
legheny, is visiting friends at Glade Mills, Fa.,
for a conple of weeks.
Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Henderson, of Fremont
street, left Wednesday for New York City and
the Thousand Islands.
Mr. Robert J. Munhall, of North avenue, Al
legheny, left Thursday for Atlantic City and
other seaside resorts.
Miss Mary McTighe, of Decatur street, left
last week for Chicago to visit relatives. She
will remain two weeks.
Miss Mamie Cappe, of Bellevue, is vlsitlne
herconsln. Miss Bertie Rankin, at Glenfleld,
on the Fort Wayne road.
Mr. Joshua Goldthorpe, ot Grace street, Mt
Washington, left last week for Myers Lake for
tbe benefit of his health.
Mr. Frank slatterly, of Chartlers street, Alle
gheny, has returned from a ten days' sojourn
at Cleveland and Pat-In-Bay.
Miss Susannah Miller, of Federal street ex
tension, has returned from a three weeks' Visit
to relatives at Rochester, Pa.
Mr. 3. C. Alles has returned from New York
and Atlantic City after a two weeks' stay. He
Is greatly improved in health.
Mrs. Henry Erlstnattand her son, Eddie, of
Third street, hive gone East to visit New
York, Atlantic City and Boston.
Misses Sadie and Mary Carney, of Palo Alto
street, Allegheny, have gone on a tour of the
lakes and the Thousand Islands.
Mr. August Loch, ot Allegheny, with his wife I
and daughter, have left tor Buffalo, Niagara
Falls and other points of interest.
Miss Millie Hays, of Soblnjoa rtreet, All-i
gheay, has returned from a four weeks' so
journ at Ocean Grove and Boston.
Miss Maggie Elder, of Third avenue,ls spend
ing her vacation in Ohio with relatives. Her
friend, Jennie McClay, is with her.
Miss Mame Poland, soprano of St Agnes'
Church choir, is visiting her cousins, the
Misses Barton, of Harmarsrille, Pa.
Mr. J. K. Sbanahan, accompanied by his
mother and Miss Dessa, left on Thursday for
Long Branch, to be gone two weeks.
Misses Mina and Aggie Wilson, of Allegheny,
returned home Saturday from an extended
visit to friends in Beaver Falls and vicinity.
Mr. Rudolph Glasser and family have re
turned from a two weeks' sojourn to Atlantlo
City, Coney Island and other Eastern resorts.
Rev. C. P. DeCamp, of Bumside, Pa., has had
tbe degrees of Bachelor and Doctor nf Divinity
conferred upon him by the Chicago University.
Mr. and Mrs. Wmtbrop Dean, of Bedford ave
nue, returned Thursday morning from a trip to
Niagara Falls, Buffalo and other Eastern cities.
Mrs. OIlie Patterson, of East Diamond street,
Allegheny, returned Monday from a pleasant
visit to New York, Philadelphia and Atlantlo
Mrs. Thomas Prince and her daughter Mattle,
of Wheeling, returned home last evening, after
spending a few days with friends on the South
side. Mr. Henry Riddle and daughter Annie, of
Washington avenue, Allegheny, have gone on
a visit to Chicago, Milwaukee and other West
Miss Mary E. O'Donnell, of Forty-second
street, and Mrs. Michael Sisk and son, of Forty
sixth street, left last Tuesday for Cressou and
Mr?. Laura Howard and Mrs.Mary Dorsey, of
Allegheny, have returned home after six
weeks' sojourn among the mountains ot West
The following Pittsburgers are at Capon
Springs, W. Va.: Mrs. James Marshall. Miss
Marshall, Mr. Alfred Reed, Miss Bessie Reed
and Mr. J. D. Bernd.
Mrs. J. L. Cook and Mrs. R. J. MacRory and
daughter have teturned from a six weeks' tour
of the Southern States, including Tennessee,
Kentucky ana Alabama.
Messrs. James Erskine, Joseph Erskine, John
Rosemeyer, Martin Sweeney and Herbert
Campbell have gone East and will visit Wash
ington, Baltimore and New York.
Mr. and Mrs. A J. Harbangh returned from
a two months' tour of California and the other
Western States yesterday. Mr. Harbaugh Is
interested in a number ot Western mines.
Mrs. Richard Hoskin, of California, and for
merly a resident ot Allegheny,lef t for berbome
in San Francisco Tuesday after a pleasant visit
among her friends here tor over three months.
Will J. P. Connolly and Charles Sternham, of
Poplar street, Allegheny, are paying a visit to
their young friends Miss Mattie and Master
John Boggs, Cowansburg, Westmoreland
Mrs. Katherino Connor and daughters, of
Thirty-third street, who have been spending the
summerat Coney Island, Lenox, Philadelphia
and Atlantic City, will return home about
W. H. Crites, Esq., a well-known politician of
Huntingdon, and Editor W. W. Trout of the
JVee Jreu, of Lewistown, Pa., stopped off in
The city yesterday, leaving on evening train for
Miss Nannie Laubie. of Hazelwood avenue,
who has been visiting Miss McLeran, of Salem,
O., for several weeks, has gone for a short visit
to the mountains at Ebensburg, accompanied
by Miss McLeran.
Mr. Lincoln Forrester and his sister. Miss
May Forrester.of Bellevue, accompanied by Mr.
Bert Cook and Miss Hattie Cook, of Cooks
burg, Pa left on Thursday morning for a brief
sojourn at Atlantic City.
Mrs. John Crawford and daughter Maggie, of
Pittsburg, accompanied by her sister. Miss Ida
Coles, and the latter's friend. Miss Belle,
Dougherty, of the Forbes school, are spending
a few delightful weeks among the mountains.
Messrs. Thomas McGratb and Norris Craln,
of Philadelphia, were in the city the nast
week, accompanied by Paymaster J. G. Clem
mer, ol Natrona. While here they were the
guests of Messrs. Robert Berry and J, I
Tbe arrivals during the week at the Kent
House, Lakewood, N. Y.. were as follows:
jrinauurir, jurs. unas. v. ecaiie ana aaugnter,
Mrs. J. W. McMasters, Miss Bell, Miss Murry,
Miss Falkner, Mrs. John S. Hays, Miss Stella
Hays, Miss Snydam, S. D. Scott, G. Wilbur
Hubley, J. 3. Clark and Alexander Macpher
son. The followingPittsburgpeople are registered
at the Slerlingwortb. Inn, Lakewood, N. Y.:
Mr. E. A Clark and wife. J. D. Long, Mrs.
Cbas. A. Brown and children. Miss F. J.
Hunter, Miss Kate E? Vandevort, Mrs. C. A.
Verner. W. H. Witt, W. L. McCord and wife,
Nelson Miller and wife. Miss Martha Miller.
Thomas Fawcett SrM Thomas Fawcetr, Jr;
Miss Annie G. Roberts. Mrs. A J. Halsteadi
Wm. A. Kramer and wife, H. G. Dravo, Snl
W. H. Hunter. Miss M. W. RoyaL Miss Emili
O'Neill, D. Herbert Hostetter and wife. Chasi
VT. Wattles and Joe L. Vance, Mrs. W. Wi
Wattles and daughter, Annie L. Wattlss.
SewIcUIey Society Notes.
Mr. Joseph Fleming Is home after a short
Mr. Judson Brooks, Jr., Is in Salem, O., visit
Miss Warden is home after a lengthy stay
with relatives in tbe East
Miss Mame Nevin gave a very enjoyable
luncheon to a number of her friends yester
day. Miss Kate Howells, ot Unlontown, is spend
ing a few days with her aunt, Mrs. 8. C. Hutch
Mr. and Mrs. William Harbaugh have for a
guest their daughter, Mrs. Victor Strobel, of
Miss Stearns, of Chicago, was the guest of
honor at Miss Lily Nevln's pretty luncheon
Tho members of St Stephen's Church and
Sunday school take their annual excursion to
Rock Point on Thursday next
Cadet Charles McVey, Jr., and his guests,
Cadets Frank Rising and Lawrence Speer, left
last Tuesday to resume duties at Annapolis.
Mr. Chris Ward, who has been the guest of
Mr. Frank Nevin for several weeks, left early
in the week for his home In Wilmington, DeL
Miss Ellen Chen, Miss Bessie Carpenter and
Miss Nellie Carpenter attended the tennis
tournament in Altoona last week; tbey were
the guests of friends during their short stay.
Tbe Misses Fleming gave a "progressive
euchre" last Thursday evening in honor of
Mrs. Victor Strobel, of Philadelphia. The
ladies' first prize, a beautiful silver hairpin,
was won by Mrs. Strobel and Mr. McPhersau
captured tbe one for the gentlemen, a very
pretty card case.
Bcwickley can be very proud of its standing
in tbe Altoona tennis tournament. Miss Mc
Cleery, Miss Bessie Carpenter, Mr. John Por
ter and Mr. Marshall Christy representing the
Sewickley Athletic Association. There will be
a tennis tournament at Athletic Grounds the
SOtb and 31st, open to entries from all Western
Nothing in the way of agerman could have
been prettier or more enjoyable than the one
given by the young people of Sewickley at tbe
Park Place Hotel last Friday evening, under
the patronage of Mrs. Charles McVey, Mrs.
Mansfield Cochrane and Mrs. Henry Davis.
The pretty figures were most successfully led
by Mr. James Chapline. Miss Annie Warden
was lortnnate in drawing the lady's orize, a
beautiful gold hairpin, and Mr. Waters was tbe
fortunate gentleman, securing a silver-beaded
cane. Among those present were Mr. and Mrs.
McVey, Mr. and Mrs. Cochrane, Mr. and Mrs.
Davis, Miss Chaplalne, Miss Ogden, Miss
Nevin, the Misses Carpenter, Miss Warden,
MitS Dickson, Miss McCleery, Miss Blair,
Miss Fleming, Miss Mackintosh, of
Elizabeth. N. JV; Miss Miller, Miss Wallace, of
Harrlsburg; Miss Macon, of Orange Court
House. Va.: Miss McVey. Miss Whiting, Miss
Premise, of Cleveland. O.; Mr. Chaplain, Mr.
Wbitesell, Mr. Porter, Messrs. Nevin, MrrMc
Millen, Messrs. Richardson, Mr. King, Messrs.
Warden, Mr. Dean, of Emsworth; Mr. Walters,
Mr. Shannon, Dr. White and Mr. Hutchinson.
ALL the latest novelties in stick pins 'and
gipsy rings at M". 6. Cohen's, 633 Smith
In using this most excellent beer yon are
encouraging a borne industry. By drink
ing it you can obtain pleasure for yourself
and at the same time benefit a Pittsburg
manufacturing business which are points
worth considering. It can be taken freely
without danger of discomfort, for it is per
fectly pure. Telephone 1186.
Fkatjeniieim & VlLSACK.
Remember the Last Excursion,
August 29, to Atlantlo City via the B. &
0. E. K. Bate $10 for the round trip,
tickets good for 10 days. Trains will leave
depot at 8 A. M. and 920 P. M. Secure
your parlor and sleeping car accommoda
tions. Closing Out Sale
Of beaded wraps, shawls, jerseys, parasols,
sun umbrellas, ladies' and gent's summer
underwear, hosiery, gloves, black lace
flouncings. embroideries and insertings at
greatly reduced prices to close this season's
foods, at H. J. Lynch's, 438 and 440 Mar
et street. Thssu
Oue 24-inch black gros-grln Bilks at fl
and $1.25 were originally $L60 and $1.75
yard, only a few pieces left ,
MUQTJS S .tLACKH.
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VI A. ff
Grand opiba House ..
"Tonrlsts In a Pullman
"The World Against
Acadeht or Music.
Sullivan's Comedy Co.
The above are the theatrical attractions for
RING UP THE CURTAIN!
Come tumble out the tanks and things.
That go to make dramatic art!
The prompter 's standing in the wings,
The orchestra has made a start
The season 's hpre flash out, ye stars!
Comedians cornel We long to laugh.
O vita brevis, longa ars
Ye have been gone too long by half. I
We want you all the great, the small;
From her whose face is all she has.
To bim whose art can picture all
Man ls,.as in a looking glass. H.J.
Harris' Theater will not be closed this sum
mer for repairs. During the past week, how
ever, the management has been able to bright
en up tbe place considerably. The walls have
been painted, the upper boxes have been taken
down, and new carpets have been laid in all
parts of the house. The regular season of 18S9
90 begins on Monday, and Harris' Theater com
pletes the remarkable record of having been
open for theatrical performances at least once
and generally twice every day in the year, ex
It cannot he said that the opening attraction
at either the Grand Opera House or the Bijou
Theater were of any particular Interest The
new play, "A Royal Pass," at the Bijou, and
tbe new actor, Mr. George C. Staley, have not
made a very pleasant impression upon Pitts
burg's audiences. The fact is, as has already
been sala In Tbe Dispatch's columns, the
author of "A Royal Pass" has attempted to
make a drama out of material barely strong
enough for a farce comedy. Very little altera
tion would serve to mako "A Royal Pass" a
very amusing piece; and at the same time
afford Mr. Staley larger opportunities for the
exercise of his gifts. Tbe very incidents which
are incongruous and absurd in a serious drama
would be quite the thing in a marked comedy.
Tbe company would also, it seems, be very well
fitted for light comedy work. Mr. Tony
Farrell and Miss Jennie Leland are both low
comedians ot ability, though tbe latter was
obliged to do mauy painfully silly mints in her
Impersonation of a Swiss barmaid In "A Royal
Pass." The sympathy of everyone in the audi
ence went out to tbe unfortunate actors who
were obliged to be desperately wiciced. for no
ostensible reason. In the heaviest ot fur
lined overcoats, and other nabillments of stage
Pittsburg has earned in the course of the
last two weeks a long rest from minstrel shows.
It is to be hoped that the local managers will
allow her to enjoy it
No theater In town opened to a more enthusi
astic audience than Harry Williams' Academy
of Music last Monday. The popularity of Pitts
burg's only variety theater Is something that
no one can discount Every night during the
past week the house has been packed, and it
promises to continue to be a gold mine for
lucky Manager Williams.
Mr. George O. Jenks is In New York, rehears
ing his play, "The United States Mail." He
writes that everything is going smoothly, and
that the season will commence at Louisville, In
McCauley's Theater, on September 9.
"Little Puck" and "Tourists in a Pullman
Car" are plays of a strips that are likely to thrive
in hot weather. They are both bright, airy and
laughable, and are built to do little more than
amuse. Just now it looks very much as if they
would have the hottest weather of the year to
contend with. The experiment of opening
theaters in tbe middle of August is a rather
dangerous one. as all the managers felt last
week when the warm wave came and the audi
ences fell away.
An Immense yellow poster announcing in a
pleasant variety ot big letters the benefit for
Burr Mcintosh at the Fourteenth Street Thea
ter, New York, has been received by The Dis
patch. It is a pity that few Pittsburgers will
be able to see the great performance to bo
given for Mr. Mcintosh's benefit for abont a
score of tho brightest actors of the day will
participate In it The bill has variety. . There's
the second act of "Tbe Mountebank," with
Eben Plymnton and others of ability in tbe
cast, the third act of "Ingomar" with Burr Mc
intosh himself as Ingomar: a running high
jump, the prize to the winner being given by
tne cuarwinj; aiiui&u xtusseii, anu -a iug ul war,
four men, o0 pounds limit, open to all ama
teurs. A correspondent of tbe Bulletin, in a brief
allusion to "Bootle's Baby," the new English
play now being given at the Madison Square
Theater, New York, says: "Kate Claxton, as
the mother of 'Bootle's Baby," has to cry a
a great deal and be mildly pathetic all
through the play. Miss Claxton is an artiste.
What more need I say f"
Well, an artiste ought to know that there are
other ways of showing grief besides shedding
tears by tbe bucketfuL The prevailing fault
among our emotional actresses to-day is this
tendency to blubber at the smallest provoca
tion. Mr. John Whlteley Is managing the tour
of Marie Prescott and R.D. McLean. If Mr.
Whiteley has a mind to keep the fame of his
stars before the public In the newspapers he
onght to give up the awful habit he has of
writing news on two sides of the paper. That
habit has made countless millions mourn over
contributions which have never appeared in
Among the new features of "Little Puck"
wbich are promised is a dance and song or two
borrowed from the Gaiety Company of London,
which, in the English girls' hands, struck the
Eopular fancy. The "tigers" who traveled with
lixey In "Adonis" have been translated to
"Little Puck," and will serve up, I presume,
some new sides of the tiny footman's life.
Theresa Vaughn has Introduced a fashion in
New York which tbe busy women find con
venient and sensible and are adopting with
great rapidity. She declares it is necessary for
both beauty, health and good temper that a
woman should be for half an hour at least in
the open air every day, and sbe goes on to say,
-I know that for busy women this is not always
easy. Tbey can spare that bait an hour in tbe
open air, but they cannot spare the other half
or tnree-quarters of an hour to make a street
toilet But I have found a way but of tbe diffi
culty, I think. There are many days when I
am studying and rehearsing so bard that Ibave
not the time to spare to get ready to go out, so
I put on my head a wide-brimmed directoire,
which covers a multitude of sins in the way of a
tumbled head and throw around me a long
Connemara coat You know the coat usually
called a Connemara is not one at all. The Kerry
Clark is the one that bangs straight from the
shoulders to the feet In front, and has to be
held together to keep from blowing open and
showing the gown underneath. The Connemara
bangs in the same way, but there is a front in
si de which fits slightly to the figure, abd Is but
toned all the way down, tbe arms, coming
through long slits left between the eage of this
and the loose fronts which bang over it. It is
loose, bat perfectly conceals any morning
gown I may be wearing underneath. I araw
o n a pair of looe gloves, ana then I am all
r eady tor the street in three minutes.
It every woman would provide herself with
tvose three things there would be no day so
b usy that she could not find time to get out for
that little run in the air which would keep her
skin fresh, her eyes bright and her temper
sweet. Hepbubn Johns.
FBAHX Dasikia, in "Little Puck,'; is the at
traction at the Bijou Theater thisweek. The
slay and star have been seen here before, but
ltt return at this season will t doubtless he wel
comed. The story of the comedy is supposed
to have been taken from F. Anstey's unique
and ludicrous novel, "Vice Versa." The main
conceit is that of the interchanged identity of
father and son. J'acktngjutm Oiltedge, a New
York stock broker, has a wayward son, Billy,
who has no taste for school, and who pines to
be a man and to go on 'Change and have a good
ume. xne stock broker, on the other hand,
weary and worried by business troubles, longs
to be a boy again. Then, through the magic ot
a hoodoo idol, which, held In the right hand,
will bring to pass any wish of tbe
bolder, a metamorphosis is effected tbe
father is turned into the son and
tbe son into the father. Each, however, re
tains; his mental faculties. The metamor
phosis is but phjsical. The son, assuming pa
ternal authority, sends the "old man" to school
and he himself goes into the stock exchange
and leads a rather fast life. The old buck of
b0: in his youthful garb, makes havoc in the
school room, and tbe young blood creates dis
may among the servants of the Gxltedge man
sion. Finally affairs are happily straightened
out by the two being transformed back into
their original selves wiser, but apparently not
sadder from their many ludicrous and exciting
adventures. There are other excellent charac
ters In the comedy, especially that of Dr.
Bavage, the savage mentor of Savage Acade
my; Jinks Hoodoo, Etq., brother-in-law of Gill
edge, and proprietor of Hoodoo's Dime Mu
seum: Sluggers, a festive butler ot Oilledge;
Miranda Saiage, daughter of Dr. Bavage;
JIus Clara Oiltedge, a sister to Billy; and
Tabitha TUlleback, a housekeeper to Giltedge.
Fun and frolic and "laughter holding both
Its sides" are always the order ot the day, or
rather of the night, when a Mestayer-Vaughn
engagement Is on at the Grand Opera House.
No matter what aspirations for the higher
walks of art this comedian and comedy writer
may entertain, the public has evidently got him
where it wants him in his return to "The Tour
ists in a Pullman Car," in which he made his
first success. On Monday evening a grand re
vival of this well-known comedy will take place
at tbe Opera House, in which both Mestayer
and the charming Theresa Vaughn, together
with Joe Ott, Fred Queen.E. O. Eagleton, Jas.
Tierney, Charles Wayne, Emily Soldene, Dot
Parkhurst and Lillian Tyson will take promi
nent parts. Theresa Vaughn is a constellation
in herself. Her dressing always shows good
taste and elegance and her singing Is of that
soulful kind that reaches the heart as well as
the ear. The scenery for the entire three acts
Is carried by the company.
Manaqek Harris opens his season on Mon
day with a strong attraction, "The World
Against Her." The drama Is from the pen of
Frank Harvey, who wrote "The Wages of Sin."
and other successful plays. "The World
Against Her" holds an audience by virtue of
its domestic interest, its crowded incidents, its
portrayal of woman's love and its strong con
trast of virtue and vico. It tells the story of a
wife suspected by her husband, owing to the
ingenuity of a villain, and abandoned to face
the cruelty and scorn of the world. Her strug
gles to save ber child and her misadventures in
London, alone and helpless, are graphically
told. Ultimately her husband is convinced of
her Innocence. Agnes W. Villa plays, it is
said, the part of the wife with natural tender
ness and womanly grace. Next week Pete
The Sullivan Comedy and Specialty Company
brings plenty of fun and melody to Harry Wlll
lams'iAcademy this week. The company in
cludes such well-known people as Miss Ltllie
Western.Miss Flora Moore, Johnson and Mack,
William Golden, the Macarte family, John
Kernell, Frank Moran and the Martinet! Broth
ers. The performance given by such artists Is
sure to be good.
The World's Museum, on Federal street, Al
legheny, opens with a collection of curiosities
and a stage performance hourly on Monday at
Thebesa Vauohs celebrated her birthday
on Friday last and received many elegant
Johnstone Bennett intends to star this
senson. Wesley Sisson, it is stated, will be her
W. A Mestatee calls his revived "Tour
Ist3 In a Pullman Car," a delectable, dlthyram
bic divertissement In three acts.
The Cincinnati managers have been officially
notified by Mayor Mostey, of that city, that
Sunday theatricals will hereafter be sup
pressed. Jos. Ott is a member of the Actors' Ath
letic Club, and was the winner ot the 120-yard
nurdle race at the last meeting. Tbe band
some cup won by Mr. Ott is now on exhibition
at the Opera House.
Thebesa Vauohjt will Introduce for the
first time in Pittsburg, during the Tourists' en
gagement anew waltz song especially written
for ber by the author of "Said Pasha," en
titled "My Last Thoughts."
Little Ollie Berkley, who is to play "Little
Lord Fauntleroy" in the Australian production
of that drama, left for the Antipodes on last
Snnday. The little one was accompanied by
her mother, Mrs. Louise Dickson.
Negotiations have been concluded for E H.
Sothern and his company to appear next
sprlngin "Lord Chumley" at the Criterion Thea
ter, London. "The Wife" is also to be pro
duced at this house during the winter.
In a recent letter to his friend, Frank W.
Sanger, Willie Edouin denounces as cruel and
uncalled for the newspaper statement tbat his
wife, Alice Atherton, Is demented. He states
that she is, on the contrary. In the very best ot
The Allegheny Coliseum has been entirely
remodeled and turned Into the handsome and
commodious World's Museum and Theater.
To-morrow will be its opening day. Expert
encedentlemen are in charge, who know how
to make such a house popular.
Miss Lizzie Evans follows "Little Puck"
at the Bijou. This clever and persevering little
actress will appear In two new plays, namely,
"Tho Buck-Eye" and "Fine Feathers," as well
as in the old play, "Onr Angel." "The Buck
Eye" was written for Denman Thompson origi
nally. Feed Wabse comes to the Opera House
next week. His company will produce during
the first three nights and at the Saturday mat
inee D'Ennery's "Mountebank." On Thurs
day evening "Dlamon and Pythias." Friday
evening "Vlrglnus," and on Saturday night
"Richard HI" will be given.
A COOL policeman prevented a panic at H.
R. Jacobs Third Avenue Theater, New York,
last Saturday night While the performance
was going on, he discovered fire in the vault
under the sidewalk. Without sending out an
alarm he quietly summoned help and the
flames were extinguished with very little dam
age. Bessie Sanson, who is the bright and pretty
star of "Little Puck," doesn't like short skirts.
It is said that when Bessie Sanson adopted the
stage as a profession ber mother, a devoted
church woman, exacted from ber one promise.
This was that Bessie should never appear on
tbe stage in a short dress or in tights, and this
promise the little soubrette has religiously
kept Sbe has many times refused advantage
ous engagements because they involved the
wearing of tights. "I have done very well in
long dresses; am contented with the position I
have achieved," says the charming little En
glish woman, "and I havo no occasion to regret
the promise I made my dear, old niamma."
Maexe Pbescott will appear for the first
time in her lite in Pittsburg, on Beptember 9.
Her great success as Hermione and Perdita In
"Winter's Tale," has decided her manager Mr.
John Whiteley to make a specialty of it They
will produce it here with magnificent costumes
and beautiful dances In which Miss Prescott is
said to be remarkably graceful. In Philadel
phia last April, she received seven calls for
Perdlta dance. Mr. R. D. MacLean, ber associ
ate star, wilt also be seen for the first time. He
is said to be more like Forrest than any living
actor, in size and power of voice. He is only
80 years of age and yet for four years past
has achieved almost incredible success as
Shylock, Richard HI and other tragic Shakes
pearean roles. Their repertory will be Richard
III. Winter's Tale, As You Like It, Virginius,
and Ingomar, while in Pittsburg.
The celebration of tbe one hundredth per
formance of "The Oolab," the burlesque in
which Francis Wilson and Marie Jansen have
made a wonderful hit and deservedly at the
Broadway Theater, New York, the other day,
was marked by tho superb souvenirs given.
They were Spanish dagger-shaped paper cutters
ot solid silver. At the Casino the one hun
dredth representation of "The Brigands" was
also marked Dy the distribution of an elegant
souvenir, consisting of a handsome Russian
leather and Ivory card case. On one side of
tbe interior is a beautiful beveled plate glass,
white the card pocket contains a heavy satin
programme of the performance. On the out
side of the case is a vignette of Rudolph Aron
son, and the words "Casino souvenir. One
hundredth. The Brigands," while the reverse
bas an engraving of tbe Casino building, "The
Home of Comic Opera." This souvenir busi
ness must be quite an item in the expenses of a
New York manager.
NTM Crinexe fires some very hot but none
too hot shot into tbe English melodramas in
this week's Dramatie Mirror. Says he: "The
crash-bang English melodrama is aft invariable
quality; It never varies in thought.ln method or
in purpose. A score ot British melodramas are
as much alike as a score of English landhold
ers. ho all wear the same coats, the tame
thiifc.joted shoes, the same solid boll dog ra
tability, ' and the ta lansoibu deter-j
ruination to die rather than do anything that
their fathers did not do. The moment the play
of "Mankind" begins, a fine "old English"
sense of security comes over you. You feel per
fectly safe from any innovations or novelties
or blasted Yankee surprises. This Immutabili
ty Is shown no less clearly in Matthew Arnold,
who saw nothing in America but apples and
rice, and in Raskin, who objects to the Pacific
Railroad because it soils the great plains with
cinders, than in Merrltt ana Conquest who,
when tbey make a melodrama, ask for the un
altered British mold, and refuse to do anything
tbat Is not warranted by well-established
usage. So when you have "Mankind" you have
the "Lights o London," "The Bells of Hasle
mere," "Harbor Lights," "She," "A Run of
Luck," "Lost in the Snow." "A Dark Secret,"
and half a score more like unto them.
B. P. 0. . K0TES.
Severai. aspirants will be given their first
next Wednesday evening.
Brother John Wamseb has returned from
a trip up the lakes ana to Cincinnati.
Cincinnati Lodge will take possession of
its new club and lodge rooms this week.
Brother Lou Moore, of New York Lodge,
has gone on a two weeks' vacation to Atlantlo
Several members of Dockstader's min
strels are devout elders. Tbey left for St
The new club is booming, and every member
of No. 11 that has not yet signed the books
should do so at once.
Next Wednesday evening will be tbe first
communication of No. 11 for a month, and all
members shonld be present
Brother James Piatt, of No, H, pre
sented Brother Luke Schoolcraft with a hand
some diamond pin last evening.
Brother Barrt Maxwell, ot Chicago
lodge. Is one of the clever end men with Dock
stader's minstrels. He is a New Orleans lad.
From the number of applications being asked
for It looks as though the membership of No. H
would increase wonderfully during the coming
Brother James A Moore, who spent a
portion of the summer at tbe Paris Exposition,
returned yesterday from an outing In the
Brother Sam Cox. of Philadelphia lodge,
is in the city ahead of Frank Daniel's "Little
Puck" Company, that will play at the Bijou
Brother John A Reed, of No. 11, has just
returned from a two weeks' outing at Saratoga.
He is Infatuated with the mineral waters ot
that famous resort.
Business of Importance will come before
the lodge at tho communication next Wednesl
day evening, and all brothers who can possibly
do so should be present
Brother Joe Weber, of No. 11, Is very
much opposed to tbe severe Initiatory ceremo
nies tbat were in vogne In tbe camp of tbe
Keystone Fishing Club at Put-ln-Bay.
Jr. O. U. A. M.
Manchester Council No. 124 will celebrate
Its tenth anniversary with a banquet at the
Monongahela House on September 1L. Some
of tbe national and State officers will be pres
ent. Peerless Council No. 316 was Instituted last
Tuesday evening by State Vice Councilor
Stephen Collins, assisted bymembers of Colonel
J. B. Clark Council. This makes 23 Councils in
the city of Allegheny.
In the Western district of Pennsylvania
there are now 213 councils, with 89 deputies in
charge and a membership ot about 28,000.
Eleven new councils have been chartered since
tbe State Conncil session last month, and new
councils are being organized all over the State.
Great work Is expected during the coming
A meeting has been called for Thursday
evening next at 503 Smltb&eld street for the
purpose of forming a Past Councilors' Asso
ciation. The principal object is to bring to
gether the workers from the various councils
that tbey can make an organized effort to ad
vance the objects and aims of tbe order. All
interested in the order are invited, and the
matter will be fully explained.
General Alex Hays Council No. 375, of
Sewickley, had an interesting meeting on Fri
day evening, and a large number of visitors
were present from neigbnoring councils. State
Vice Councilor Stephen Collins made an
official visit and was accompanied by Major B.
C. Bryner, C. E. Cornelius, E. Lindsay Grier,
W.G.Griffith, Martin Schroeder, H.R. Lari
mer and J. T. Watson, all of whom made elo
Lodges are being organized in McKeesport
Lester K. Logan has been elected Assist
ant Vice Commander of Pittsburg Lodge No.
92, of this city, W. W. Chaplin having resigned.
A joint meeting of all the lodges of the
Golden Chain in Allegheny county will soon be
called for tbe purpose of arranging for public
andlodge entertainments and to select a visit
ALL'the latest designs in sterling silver
and silver-plated ware at M. G. Cohen's
new store, 533 Smithfield st
PITTSBURG AND LAKE ERIE R. R-
Specln! Excursions Tuesday, August 27.
Niagara Palls and return, $7.
Toronto and return, $3.
Alexandria Bay and return, $12.
Lake Chautauqua and return every Tues
day and Saturday, $5.
Tickets good 15 days for return passage.
Grand Army Excursions Via the Pennsylvania
Excursion tickets on sale until August
28 at round trip rate of $1L Apply at ticket
office, Union Station, 110 Fifth avenue, or
Federal street station, Allegheny.
Last Excursion to the Ocean.
The B. & O. R. B, will sell excursion
tickets to Atlantic City next Thursday,
August 29. Bate $10 for the round trip,
tickets good for ten days. Trains will leave
depot at 8 A. M, and9:20 p. M. Secure your
parlor and sleeping car accommodations.
W. S. Bell & Co. have removed to their
new rooms, No. 431 Wood st. (former loca
tion). A complete assortment ot cameras,
dry plates and all kinds of photographic
material on hand.
Clak and fancy Plaids, new fall effects,
opened this week. Huous & Haosjs.
If you are Interested in artistic house dec
oration you should not fail to see the ex
hibition of Boston art tile stoves at French,
Kendrick & Co.'a china store, opposite the
City Hall. wssu
Use "Una" flour finest spring patent in
the world. "Golden Wedding" the best of
bread flours. "Duquesne" bas no equal as
a pastry flour. Homing's "Ivory," gem of
all family flours.
Tbe highest price paid for ladies' and
gentlemen's cast off clothing. De Haan's
Big 6, Wylie ave.
SOMETHING EVERY WOMAN SHOULD HAVE!
AND m FORMS!
Hall's Bazaar Forms are
not Intended for dressmakers
only, but Is a household
necessity. Indispensable In
nvervfamllv. whether a dress
maker Is employed or not.
Saves all the fatigue of stand
ing. Adjustable to any size,
and when not In use folds up
like an umoreua. Head
quarters for these forms are
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BHE "Now don't scald ur VV XXXJ..CJ
morh. it's au your own fault
lVbdVeBrV,uns,ii Sewing lMieBom
you provide me with Hall's . . , . '
Portable and Adjustable Form. 13 SIXTH ST.; PITTS.
which orrery lady oul4 hare"
CHEAP COKE AND IBOtf
OBTAINED BY THE AMERICAN COPPEE
An Oven Wbich Produces Wonderful Re
sults, Saves Time, Money and Men and
Indirectly Averts Strike Innumerable
Advantage of the New System.
The many industries which have given
Pittsburg the name of being the greatest
manulacturing center of the country have
received another addition in the shape of
the American Coppee Company. This or
ganization bas been established here for
the purpose of introducing a novel plan for
the production of coke.
In order to get some details as to the
methods of this new industry, a reporter of
this paper went to see Mr. Vaughn, the
managing director of the company, at his
office in the Hamilton building.
"The Coppee coking system," he said,
"has been established in Europe for the
last 20 years, and 15,000 coke ovens built
upon the Coppee principle are now in oper
ation in tbe Oid World. Fifteen hundred are
in England and the rest of them in Germany,
France and Belgium. An ordinary oven is
30 feet long, 5 feet high and 2 feet
wide, producing 15 tons of coke
per week at a cost of 20
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cents per ton for labor, including charging,
rabbling, drawing and loading the coke.
The chief characteristic of the Coppee
system consists in the rapid carbonization
of coal by subjecting a comparatively thin
layer of It to a high temperature in a retort
like chamber, heated on the outside by the
combustion of the volatile products of such
carbonization. The cost of erecting an
oven is about the same as the bee hive, but
the repairs are extraordinarily small. In
fact experience has shown that the average
cost of repairs for one year amounts to less
than $1 per oven. Any coal can be used in
them even though poor in volatile matter,
because the coke is quenched on the outside
of the oven and it is put into a chamber,
whose sides are already red hot, and the car
bonization of coal takes place immediately.
"But the oven is not only a great money
but also a labor and time saver. There is a
steam ram attached to the oven for instance
with wbich the ovens are discharged and re
filled within nine minutes. Another ar
rangement which bas been the means of
saving immense sums of money annually, is
an appliance by which the gases arising
from the ovens during the first stage of car
bonization are generated into steam, and
utilized as fuel instead ot coal."
"How much coal does it take to produce
one ton ot coke?"
"Thatbrings us to tbe subject of coal
washing, of which we also have a method
peculiar to our system of coke manufacture.
Our coal washer brings about a radical
separation of coal and slack. It Is well
known that the purer the coal is the better
coke it makes, and the better will be the
quality of iron for the manufacture of
which the coke is used. Now it takes aty
present two tons of coal in the South- to
manufacture one ton of iron. Why? be
cause the coal is so full oi slack and. clink
ers and the system of coal wasLin'g is verj '
imperfect down there. Our coal washer;
however, separates all the slack from the
coal, and we only need 1,800 pounds of coke
produced by our system to make one ton of
iron, a clear gain of 2,200 pounds.
"However, the advantages of the Coppee
system are almost innumerable. The iron
produced from the coke made in our ovens
is of course of the highest quality. It takes
fewer men to operate them and hence strikes
are more easily averted, and the entire busi
ness of modern coke manufacture is bene
fited and advantageously revolutionized.
It takes some time to educate the people into
any innovation, but vou can safely say that
within five years the Coppee coke ovens will
take the place of every beehive oven in the
85 pieces ot silk-faced trimming Velvets
at 50c a yard. All newest colorings, retailed
formerly at $1, Huous & Hacks. 1
DO YOU KNOW WHY
Of J. B. ANDERSON'S stock makes this the
in midsummer, when all others complain of
T, M, LATIMER,
138 Federal St, Allegheny, Pa,
Buz "I declare this Hail's BA
ZAAR Fork Is perfectly splendid.
It saves my husband no end of an
noyance standing for me to drape
my dress over him, and then with
him I could never get the right ef
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