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THE' PITTSBURG DISPATCH, SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER ISf '1889
He Makes a Sweeping Denial of Hia
life's Charges for Divorce.
MRS. CEOSSLEI'S CASE DISMISSED.
Bchool Board Mnst Show Why
Failed to Provide Teachers.
TITO WITS BOB UP FOE OXE HUSBAXD.
"William W. Uisbet filed an answer yes
terday to the petition filed by his wife, Vir
ginia E. N isbet, in the divorce proceedings
now pending between them. He terms her
assertions "manilold untruths, uncertain
ties and imperfections," and avers she has
not demeaned herself as a dutiful and affec
tionate wile, hot by the indulgence of vio
lent temper and by giving herself up to
questionable practices, has imbittered his
life. He denies the allegation that during
August, September and October ot 18S8 he
forced her to leave his house by cruel treat
ment He also denies the statement that he
gave her drugs.
He alleges that she made an unlawful
request and he declined to grant it. She
then became enraged and made threats.
He told her he would not permit her to do
When he said to her, "I am your hus-
band,etc,"she said: "Are you; Idon't know
whether you are or not." She also made use of
the expression: "I am now on the verge of
plnnging myself into the gilded life of
infamy anyway." Fearing she would do
herself some injury, the respondent alleges
be went to her physician and warned him
that he would prosecute anyone who would
assist her in her designs.
He avers he did all in his power to make
her comfortable and happy until he became
confident of her infidelity, notwithstanding
she had on occasions threatened, in foul
and profane language, to take his life, and
in the presence of visitors at home cursed
and swore because he refused, in the middle
of tbe night, to get her beer. Her temper,
he alleges, was so violent that she tore a
screen from a window and threatened to
The respondent pleads this answer as a
bar to her suit, and asks that it be dis
missed. HIS WIVES FACED HIM.
IIueo Wncner on Trial for Desertion
Charged With Bicamy.
Among the desertion cases before Judge
White, yesterday, was one which developed
a sensation. It was that of Hngo W.
Wagner, called to answer a charge of
desertion preferred by his wife Catharine.
She stated that they were married in May,
18S7, in Philadelphia. He was a cook at
the Broad street station in Philadelphia,
and over a year ago was transferred to the
i TJnion depot, Pittsburg. She came on also
afterward, but he began to neglect her, and
she investigated and found that he was
married to and living with another woman,
Sarah Jane Pollin.
At this a young and good looking woman
came forward, and announced herself as
Mrs. Wajjner also. She produced a mar
riage certificate, showing that she had been
married here in July, 18S9. She had
thought him a single man. He went by ihe
name of Charles W. Wagner.
Wagner, in answer to these statements,
claimed that he was not legally married to
Mrs. Wagner No. 1, as she had a husband
living. She replied that he was dead when
she married Wagner.
Wagner added that he had been advised
by his attorney that he could marry and
had done so.
Judge White remarked that itiras a seri
ous case, and ordered Wagner committed to
County Detective Xanghnrst afterward
went belore Alderman McMasters and
lodged an information against Wagner for
bigamy. A hearing was fixed for Monday.
OF INTEREST TO TAXPAYERS.
The Conn Decides an Important Clause Is
A decree was rendered yesterday in the
case of the appeal of the Pittsburg, Virgi
nia and Charleston Eailroad Company
from the city assessment on property on the
Southside. The property had been assessed
to "unknown owners." It consisted ot a
large number of lots which had been sold to
the railroad company, and they appealed
from the assessment, claiming that the val
uation was excessive. An important ruling
was made by the Court in the decree ren
dered. It stated that it appears to the Court that
the first provision of Section 23 of the act of
June 14. 1887, is unconstitutional and void,
and that the valuation placed on the prop
erty of the petitioners in this case is in ac
cordance therewith and is illegal and void,
and the valuation is set aside and the pro jv
erty valncd in accordance with the agree
ment of counsel.
The clause of the section declared by the
Court to be unconstitutional reads as follows:
"When the ownership of a lot is unknown
the claim shall be filed against 'unknown
owner' and indexed accordinirlv."
fc This decision seemingly makes it obliga
tory on the part of the city to discover who
is the owner before thev can file a claim for
He Denies That His Father's Mind Wns
Weak When He Made His Will.
Florence C. Miller, Esq., yesterday filed
in the Orphans Court an answerto the
petition of his brother, Hampton J. Miiler.
in the contest of his father's will. In the
answer of Florence Miller he denies all the
allegations made. He refutes the state
ments that his father. Alexander H. Miller,
was incapable of making a will because of
his mind having been weakened lrom
habitual and excessive inebriation, and
that he was controlled and guided by fraud.
Also he stated that no undue influence was
brought to prejudice his father against other
members of the familv.
Twelve More Sindents Permitted to Stndy
The students who passed the preliminary
examination last week for admission to the
bar were registered yesterday. There were
12 passed out of the 19 examined. They
were Messrs. Ewing, Vaill, Kantz, Hay
maker, Jones, Linhart, Hunter, CIngston,
Monroe, Douchoo, McGeagh and Miller.
The result of the final examination of the
eight candidates who were before the Ex
amining Board last week has not yet been
HIS UNEXPECTED ANSWER.
Mclntyre Claims His Wife's Mother Keeps
Another desertion case before Judge
White yesterday resulted in the discovery
of a "speak-easy." Terrence Mclntyre was
being examined on the charge of desertion,
preferred by his wife. He answered her
tale by saying that she spent too much time
at her mother's "speak-easy" on Forbes
In answerto questions put by the Court
he said that his wife's mother is Mrs. Marv
Murphy, and he bought liquor there three
weeks ago. Mrs. Mclntyre interrupted bv
saying that it was not a speak-easy case but
a desertion case.
After a few more questions he Judge
continued the cue until next Saturday.
TBE CASE DISMISSED.
Judge White Thought Din. Dewey Intended
So Violence. 4
The case of Mrs Dr. Crossley against Mrs.
Dr. Dewey for surety of the peace was
heard before Jndge White yesterday. The
trouble had arisen irom jealousy concerning
Dr. Dewey. Mrs. Dewey was represented
by John S. Lambie, and Mrs. Crossley by
E. II. Johnston. It was stated that Mrs.
Dewey had threatened to kill Mrs. Crossley,
and again had said that she would blacken
Mrs. Dewey related the interest displayed
between Dr. Dewey .and Mrs. Crossley, and
said that on one occasion she had put her
arms around Mrs. Crossley's waist to remove
her from her husband's ofhee. She had been
excited when she used the language accused
of, but she would not do Mrs. Crossley the
Judge White said he did not think that
Mrs. Dewey had intended any violence, and
he dismissed tbe case. He advised Mrs.
Dewey to conduct herself with decorum,
and then if her husband preferred the other
woman to her, she would in no way be in
volved in the responsibility.
Monday's Audit 1.1st.
Estate of Accountant
Martha Ford R. F. Johnston.
Charles Gilmore James Gilmoro et al.
G. Ludewig Julia F. Ludewig.
Rachael May John Huffuagle.
Theresa BannehoS Joseph llolie.
Rachael Shopene Frank Shopene.
John J. Foster Francis H. Foster. '
Henry Dixon Charles G. McElvain.
Samuel M. Taggart Annetta Taggart.
Sarah Gass Joseph Payne.
Harvey GoIdstrohm....Lona Goldstrohm.
Victor Kelly Henry Luchsingeretal.
Ed U. Hussrag Otto Gustav.
Mary Mershom H. L. Mershom.
Hannah E. Clements.. .Thos. T. Brown.
Nancy Walker. T. W. Martin.
Monday's Trial Lists.
Common Pleas No. h Penn BanV, for use. vs
Farmers' Deposit National Bank, Scott vs Im
perial Lito Insurance Company; Smith vs Lon
don Assurance Corporation; Mitchell et al. vs
Jerome; Powell vs Braddock Wire Company
(2); Mnrnhy vs Patrick; Smastem vs Kohlman;
Ferguson, trustee, vs Colvln; Moariner vs
Crawford; Rinaman vs Crawford; Campoell vs
Scott township et al.; Hodge et ah vs Wilson;
Wilson vs Hodge et al.; Friend vs Pittsburg;
Tennessee Coal Company vs Watson: Milton
furnace Company vs Watson; Hileman et ah
vs Watson; Gilcher et ux vs Bretthalle.
Common Pleas No. 2. Fleming vs. Pennsyl
vania Company; Armstrong et al. vs. Elliott;
Boyd vs. Gatly; Shoup vs. McCleary et ah;
Clements vs. Walter.
Criminal Court. Commonwealth vs. Dnde
Clair et al., Michael Connors Wm. White et al.,
Thomas Graham, John Anderson. Lawrence
Lozier (2), John Donahue, John Yost John
Lamb, Charles Kinney, John Peterson, Henry
Baker, Philip Kellar, James Thomas. James
OliDhant Adam Piska, Win. Grant, John Ken
nedy, Barney Scanlan, Robert Bruce, Anton
What Lawyers Have Done.
A ciiakter was granted yesterday to the
Thirteenth U. P. Church of Pittsburg.
Michael Rya", for entering a building
with intent to commit a felony, was sentenced
six months to the workhouse.
James Kelly, for robbery, was sentenced
four years to the penitentiary, and Georce
Glenn, lor the same, received three years to the
In the Criminal Conrt yesterdav Judce
White sentenced Mrs. Catharine McFarland,
who had been convicted of selling Honor in a
prohibitory district to pay a fine of flOO and
L. T. McGrath yesterday entered suit
against the Mutual Live Stock Insurance Com
pany of Pennsylvania to recover $225, the
amount of Insurance on a horse. The animal
had died of.rheamat.ism, and tbe company re
fused to pay the amount of the policy.
James L. FonsXrrn yesterday filed a peti
tion askinc to be discharged from his duties as
assignee of lidward A Patterson. He stated
that all the money derived from tho assets of
Patterson has been paid ont and his hands are
empty. A rule was issued for the creditors to
show cause why Forsaith should not be re
lieved. Geoxgb P. Murray, Esq., yesterday was
appointed commissioner in the divorce case of
John Speelman against Annie Speelman. H. B.
Herron, Esq., was appointed commissioner in
the case of Anna King against John G. King.
Anile was also granted in the latter case for
the husband to show cause why he should not
pay alimony and tho expenses of his wite.
Joseph H. Jacobs yesterday obtained the
issue of an attachment on property belonging
to the Ruby Light Cpmpany, in tho hands of
Ernest Stiefeh Jacobs states that he had filed
a bill in equity against tbe light company for
commissions dne him. The suit was discon
tinued nnon the company promising to pay his
claim, 100. They did not do so, and he ob
tained the attachment
D1SC0ED IN THE EASES. .
Some of the Southern Colored Baptists Are
for a Fence Policy.
Indiaxatolis, September 14. The
negro Baptists resumed the discussion of
the outrages again to-day. Rev. T. Ii. Jor
dan, of Mississippi, made a speech depre
cating the remarks advocating violence in
return for Southern wrongs, as it places a
mass of helpless colored people at the
mercies of the criminal classes of the South.
Others of the Mississippi delegation talked
in the same vein, anj resolutions were final
ly introduced and adopted to the effect that
the "Colored people cultivate a friendly re
lation with those among whom they live."
.rresiaent iove Became very wroth at the
passage of the resolutions and made a
speech, retelling the story of the assault
upon himself, and said that the passage of
the resolutions would make it apparent that
there had not been an assault, and that they
had made false, statcsments. This cansed
much excitement and tbe vote was recon
sidered and the resolution tabled. The
members of the Mississippi delegation in
sisted, however, upon their names going on
record as being opposed to violence, and
this was allowed.
A CRUSADE AGAINST CAES.
Rev. Father Walivortb Thinks They Wonld
Make Too Much Noise.
Saratoga, 2T. "ST., September 14. The
Rev. Father Walworth of St Mary's Cath
olic Church, Albany, last Sunday indulged
in a bitter denunciation of that spirit of
mammon which would desecrate the church
and interrupt the solemnity of its serv
ice by bringing the noise of the com
merce of the world so near as to be heard by
the worshipers at its altars. He especially
exhorted his congregation to "protect the
church from the hideous electric poles. The
uuu rumDiing ot tne cars, he said, "would
greatly disturb the services on Sundays and
week days alike. Once let the electric rail
way be introduced into the city and every
church will be liable to be disturbed by
such a nuisance."
He used the texts, "Ye cannot serve God
and mammon," "Thou shalt not follow a
multitude to do evil." He demanded
"the defense of the church and its altars
atrajnst such an invasion of her sanctities as
is involved in the proposed running of
street railways in front of her doors."
A Tramp Trust.
Special Officer Cook, of the Pittsburg and
Lake Erie road captured two gentlemen at
large, who were attempting to steal a jaunt
on a freight train, at Homestead bridce ves-
Vterday evening. He invested them with the
order ot the steel bracelet and Jert them with
thetelegraph operator. The tramps giving
their words as gentlemen to- remain where
they were, the officer went to dinner. When
he returned he found that the prisonersxre-
garaiess oi tneir parole a nonneur, had
quietly skipped off, hand cuffj and all.
They have not since communicated with the
A Special Legislative Session.
Chablestoh-, W. Va., September 14.
Governor Wilson has informed State Sena
tor Morris that the Legislature would be
called about January 1 next to settle the
gubernatorial question and to attend to
other matters of an important nature.
21. 6. Cohen, diamond expert and jew
eler, formerly corner Fifth ave. and Market
st, now at 633 Smithfield st
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THE' EACE PKOBLEM
And Its Solution, as Viewed Through
a Pair of Southern Spectacles.
THE SOUTH HAS IT TO SOLYE.
Some of the Ideas of Those in the Xorth
Who Would Handle It.
THE COLOR USE DEAWN TEEI TAUT
ICOnRESPONnENCE OF THE DISPATCH. 1
Coffetville, Miss., September 12.
Again the race problem agitates the public
mind, but it is one which the people of the
South must work ont for themselves. With
the change in the administration came the
renewal of the question as to "equality of
rights," but if the problem receives a just
and methodical solution, it must be studied
from a Southern standpoint and from South
ern associations. In the North, where no
such danger as negro majority can be felt,
the gravity of the situation is not appreci
ated. Theory is good, but the philanthropic
North is not yet ready to be dominated over
by the African as he is .then why theorize
for the South?
The North is noted Tor its publicly ex
pressed love for the black man who does
not lire in the North but when the appoint
ment of a negro postmaster was made in Ala
bama tho sentiment of the press spoke the voice
of the people when it said, "All right so long
as it is done in Alabama. White supremacy
reigns here, and by tbe eternal fitness of things
we intend it shall continue prevailing."
If about one-half the negro population of the
Sonth conld go up North, and an equal num
ber of whites take their places in the South, it
would make such an equal division of color
that the "race problem" could be studied
to good advantage by tbe Northern fanatic
The North wonld fight to the bitter end if com
pelled to accept any other than white suprem
acy, yet are over ready to talk of "equal
rights," and moralize over the oppression of
the Southern negro. Under a government like
ours there can be no law against
THE LAW OF PUBLIC OPINION.
We refuse to receive the Chinaman, either
as a serf or an equal, yet he is the representa
tive of a powerful nation. In the redskin,
whom we have dispossessed of his original
rights, we recognize no equality, while the
descendant of the barbarous black, whose tribe
on the Golden Coast still trembles before a
fetish, may now sit at tbe desk of Clay or Cal
houn! Truly, the fancied threads ot ethical
casuistry are hard to unravel.
Within the past 23 years the North and the
South have together contributed $40,000,000 to
the education of the freedmen, yet tbe im
provement, except in individual cases, is not
noticeable. Evcrv Northern man who goes to
tfie South for other than political reasons
naturally comes to sympathize with the race
feeling of the native whites there. Every year
there arrives a handful ofmenwltha mission
a mission to keep other people's consciences
often to tbe neglect of that charity which be
gins at home.
From the cargo of slaves from Afric's land,
the race has Increased to millions, and with tbe
rapidly increasing population the Southern
country has every reason to feel that the day
uui iur uisiauL wueu me uueoear oi negro
domination must be met The Southern
negro, depending upon tho people of his coun
try for his very daily sustenance, has every
right to lend his vote to the interests of the
Slate, but ruled by the overtures of Northern
politicians, the great mass of colored voters
stand by th party that gave them the ballot,
and vote against the interests of those upon
whom he depends for bread and clothing. The
advance agent of the Northern politician nas
made of tho negro a political serf. The glit
tering display that the spoils seeker makes
his fawning, flattering words, his promises of
golden days, when the "40 acres and the mule"
are held out as delusive temptations, bave
made the negro break faith with his best
It is a simple tale and plausable, too. but oh,
tho untold misery that lollows it I The poi
son has become thoroughly inocnlated, ana
there is little hope that the colored pecple will
ever recover from its:effect. As a race there
seems to be nothing in their present condition
to encourage even
THE FAINTEST HOPE
that they will ever adopt those habits of life
that lead to prosperity. While they may enjoy
a practical monopoly of farm labor on the best
lands of tbe States, they prove themselves
totally devoid of any characteristic that makes
good tenantry. It is frequently the case that
almost every farm band in the neighborhood
will abandon his crop at the most critical time
to go on some excursion; his character is de
void of reason and judgment. . His one thought
is for the present sacrificing anything for a
An incident that occurred last year illustrates
the negro character faithfully. Late in the
winter, when a light snow covered the ground,
an old negro went to town with
neither shoes nor socks. Tbe sight
of tho old man's bare feet so wrought
upon a kind-hearted merchant's feelings taut
he called him in and gave him a pair of brogans
and warm socks. In less than an hour the old
sinner sold both for a drink of whisky, and
wadedibome rich as Croesus. The negro's love
of a festal time is proverbial; he has his corn
shuckings, his log rollings, his quiltingbees, and
every work is made to yield its element to
frolic. He is not ambitious. For days and
weeks he will live frugally on cornbread and
bacon, with an occasional 'possum canght in
the night hunt, when, all at once, his savings
will bo spent in one evening in a happy, care
less way; crowds of his dusky friends will
gather in, the music of the fiddlo and the banjo
will bo heard, tbe patting and tbe boxing and
the "hoe-down" convince that he is contented
and as well off as he would be anywhere else.
So we seo he remains undisturbed by change of
condition, and little inclined to push for more.
n oneimngine -coiorea individual" ot tne
South has changed, and that is in his right to
swear aloud a privilege that many f teedmen
value next to liberty. Cries of the most pro
fane character resonnd throughout the fields
as this Senegambian combats with some head
strong mulo or some underling in the field.
The moralist who anticipatea that emancipa
tion would bring in its train all the courtesies,
with all the virtues, will of course be shocked.
The negro has his position in the South, and
A CHARACTERISTIC KINDNESS
that he never meets with in tho North. Not
one need go hungry none cold. Charity sees
no one suffer. There are tics that are felt in a
hundred ways. Children love the old nurse;
that old butler is humored, and here and there
a sham invalid is indulged. Tbe "color line"
is undoubtedly drawn, and necessarily, too, for
the negro is of another race, and since the days
of Ham has had his position in the wola's
history. The negro, too, is an aristocrat, and
draws the "color line" at the "poor white
trash" of tho South. .
Tho Quixotic idea of colonizing the negroes
in a territory by themselves, just now revived
by V. P. Calhoun and approved by Senator
Hamnton, is absurd. Tho' negro is the natural
laborer for the South, and while be needs a
supervisor, is yet superior to tbe socialistic
foreign labor that the North employs. That
tbe negro will be eventually elevated to the
level of the Caucasian is believed by many
educators, but in every age we have ssen that
the brains nt tbe Caucasian are a practical
necessity for the progression of a govern
ment. We, as a nation, have alreadygiven the negro
equal civil rights with the white man. Already
mfllions bave been expended in tbo frecdman's
cause, and many millions more must be before
we see any shining results. It would be unrea
sonable to expect tbe offspring of slaves or
heathens to develop in a short time all tbe
thrift of a moro favored humanity. If the
wealth of the nation will educate them beyond
the superstition and immorality of their pres
ent Hie, make them citizens worthy tbe high
place tbe law has already given them, Ciiris-
tianlty, patriotism and humanity demand that
it shall be done. Their own welfare and oors
demand it and the safety -of our country pro
tected in no other way; but until the African
can be made equal In edncation and Chris
tianity to the white rac. his place Is not at the
lront. J nance, pauence auu uiuo n.onio
the race question happily. M. la.
Handsome and stylish are the new
jackets, short and long wraps, etc., we are
now showing Huous & Hacke.
A handsome souvenir of the Exposition
buildings given" with every dozen of photo
graphs this week at Hendricks & Co.'s, 68
Federal st, Allegheny.
' Cabinets only ?L00 a dozen. Visitors
For best brands of pure rye whiskies, go
to Geo. H. Bennett- & Bro., 135 First
avenue, second door below Wood street
81. Until October. 81.
Mothers, bring children to Aufrecht's
Elite gallery, C16 Market street, Pittsburg.
Use elevator. Cabinets ?1 per dozen, proof
This powder never varies. A marvel of pur
ity, strength and wholesomeness, More eco
nomical than the ordinary kin ds, and cannot
be sold in competition with the multitude of
ow est. short weight alum or phosphate pow
ders. Sold only in cam. ROYAL BAKING
POWDER CO., 108 Wall St, N. Y.
There is a corset that never
in wear; it cannot be
that's going a little
There have to be
steels in it,
Steels will break,
mean the steels:
but they are not the part that
What we mean is the
"bones" don't break. The
reason is they are Kabo, not
bones at all; and Kabo don't
This corset that never
breaks is the Kabo, mysteri
ous Kabo, wonderful Kabo.
Let every corset-breaker
make the acquaintance of
If the corset doesn't suit
you, after wearing a week or
two or three, go back to the
store where you
get your money;
Kabo breaks or
year, 20 back
got it and
and, if the
kinks in a
There's a primer on
sets for you at the store.
CnicAao Corset Co., Chicago and New York.
Optical, Mathematical and Engineering In
struments and Materials. Profile, cross-section,
tracing and blue-process papers, tracing
linen, etc. Largest and best stock of Specta
cles and Eye Glasses.
KORNBLTJM, Theoretical and
No. SO Fifth avenue. Telephone No. 16S6.
22 SIXTH STREET. The Eye examined free
of charge, spectacles perfectly fitted.
ARTIFICIAL EYES inserted and
warranted to suit
All onr Seal Garments are cut by R. C. Per
kins, inventor of the True Tailor Svstem, of
actual direct measurements, which absolutely
reqnires no trying on, no refitting, no altera
tions. P.C.Perkins is the onlv actual meas
urement seal cntterthls side of New Yotk City.
By having no alterations or refitting to do we'
save time which is money, hence tbe reason we
can reshape your seal garment for 15, while
others are cutting by stock patterns and must
refit and charge you $23.
Seal garments re-shaped, re-dyed, re-lined and
made over into any shape desired. Over 2.000
AjtvnAn0 Tvn It'll a1 rw nnt1iAAfl,.M
iciCicuLcg imuuutu uu ojiui. ii uil.
GRAHAM'S FUR STORE,
445 WOOD ST., Sd door from
f ROYAL rsW.J -
$15. PERFECT FITTING. $15.
BIG HATS FOR BIG MEN
A SPECIALTY AT
Sis, VA, 7, 1, 1.
Prices, $10, 52 20, ?2 40, ?2 90, $3 40.
Gentlemen wearing regular sires have no
idea of the difficulties experienced by those re
quiring large hats before Ruben made a
specialty ot extra sizes for extra large heads.
It used to be the regular thing by ye old fogy
hatters to try and stretch a 7 into a and
certainly with but indifferent success, or a hat
bad to be made to order at about double the
regular price. Not so now. Ruben carries a
dozen different styles running in sizes up to a
7. being thus enabled not only to give a good
easy fit hut also a nice assortment of shapes to
make a selection from.
The Hatter and Furnisher,
421 and 423'Smithfleld St
P. a Mail orders promptly filled.
Good Rio 23c per pound
Prime Rio 25c per pound
Choice Rio 27c per pound
Fancy Rio 29c per pound
Golden Rio 31c per pound
Old Government Java.... 33c and 35c per pound
Golden Uaracaibo 33c per pound
Aiucua meuuiuej wc per pound
Mocha No. 2 -. 35c per pound
Above coffees on trial will speak for them
selves: our own daily roasting and no better
goods in tbe world.
THE WORLD CELEBRATED
IDEAL COFFEE POT.
Prices, 75c, $1 and $1 25, according to size.
NEW GOODS JUST IN,
California Apricots, extra 20c per pound
California Peaches, extia large.. 22c per pound
New Valencia Raisins, extra 10c per pound
Housekeepers' Guide Mailed Free to any
Select Family Grocers,
18 DIAMOND, Market Square.
KAUFMANNS' NEW FALL
Our anxiety to have the critical eye of the public examine our grand Fall Stock is like that of the author of a new
and really good book. The more people look into it, examine, scrutinize and criticise it, the more and higher will be the
encomiums. There are merchants who are afraid of letting their garments see the light of day. With us it's quite the
contrary. Right under the rays of clear, brilliant, honest sunlight, so, plentifully admitted to our salesrooms by their large
windows, we ask you to see and try on the garments we show. We want you to look at every particular the quality of
the cloth and trimmings, the style and cut, the make and fit and we defy you to point out to us a single-defect And as
for the most important point, THE PRICES, we have simply to say this: Unless' you find them from 20 to 30 per cent!""
lower than elsewhere (quality and work considered) don't patronize us.
Ladies' Fine Fall Garments.
Our handsome, well appointed Cloak department is now
filled to overflowing with the latest and loveliest styles in
Cloaks, Newmarkets, Wraps, Jackets, Plush Goods, etc The
Ladies of the two cities are cordially invited to call and
post themselves in regard to styles and prices. They will be
welcome, whether wishing to purchase or not We shall con
tinue as heretofore, to lead the Cloak trade of Pittsburg by
offering the best and finest garments at prices which will
meet with the approval of the closest shoppers.
We would call special attention to our large importations
of fine goods from Berlin and Paris. They are the richest
and most tasteful garments ever shown in this country.
Misses' and Children's Cloaks, Jackets, etc., in all the
new and popular designs.
vismisra- the E2CPOsiTionsr jlhei xisrv x'-ujinD to
Men's Fine Fall Clothing,
Our cheapest suit is 5 our" finest is 30. Between
these two extremes we show a world of fashion and fineness.
Magnificent .Business Suits at Sio, j5i2 and S15. Exquisite
Dress Suits at giS, $20, $23 and $25. In Sack Suits we have
the single and double breasted, cutaway or cut square. In
Frock Suits we have the 1, 3 and 4-button cutaway and Prince
Albert styles. The cutaway sack and 3-button cutaway
frock, however, will be the leading styles of the season.
In Fall Overcoats our new styles must be seen to be ap
preciated. The materials are as fine as can be manufactured
and the garments are as perfect as any tailor can make them.
IN OUR POPULAR BRAND'
Will be found a combination not
always to be had.
A Fine Quality of PLUG TOBAC
CO at a Reasonable Price.
Look for the red Htin tag on
It you are looking for a
DON'T FAIL TO GIVE
A FAIR TRIAL.
Ask your dealer for it. Don't take any other.
JNO. FINZER & BROS.,
Our Fall Fashion Plate Is ready. All tbe
leading styles for Ladies' and Children's Straw
Hats are made up and ready for inspection, the
styles shown will meet tbe demands of our
many friends. Our old establishment with in
creased facilities for turning out good work
only, will gald many customers the coming sea
son. Vi'e will dye and renovate your old-fashioned
hat to any of our new Fall shapes, by our new
electric process, rendering the hats as good as
new In every respect. Bring your hat or bon
net now, don't wait till half tbe season is gone.
Summer Hats are out o f style now. The style
this fall is Black Hats, trimmed in Plumes or
Tips. We are practical Ostrich Feather Dyers,
and do tbe work correct. Bring your plumes
and your hat to ns and in a few days you bave
a new fall outfit at slight cost.
707 PENN AVE.,.Opp. Penn Building.
65 NINTH ST.
kkw l ABTXRTMsanam.
Indeed are.-those whose good 'sense- has taught them 'tha&h
best place to buy Household Goods of every. 'description,
either onrtime or for credit
House, corner Tenth street
young man. whose wish is to
Happy husband of a lovely
than pay a. visit to this popular house;- Supposing he has but
a very smallamount of capital to start Jifewith, do you sup
pose that' Pickering is the man to throw a damper .oritKe
young manV aspirations? Not' much. He was ayourig-marf
nimseii once; ana Knows exactly how it is. He hajrasvm
patnetic leenng ior young
pleased to neip a young lellow
While on this subject it will be well for everybody ..to 'remen
ber that altho'- Pickering's great' Exposition Suite, valued at
$2,500, is on exhibit at the Exposition and that he has the
grandest stock of Furniture, Carpets and Household Goods
generally in this city and what is more sells on easiest of
terms, he Is so anxious that the
tickets he gives away with every purchase are given awayl
matter how small the amount
f .. A, .. : !. t?
iui ctny uay.yi any tunc mc iAUUbUlUIl 15 Open. is" IS
known Pickering keeps all grades of Household
from gopd to the very best, and whether the .
of prosperity, shines on. other houses or not Pickeringintends
to continue in the old well-worn path of giving better values,
better goods naming lower prices, giving better terms "anct.
more courteous treatment' than all other dealers' in hisIineV'
Depend on it this popular
where prosperity will lorever
The First Floor of Our Store',
devoted to our Shoe, Hat and Furnishing Goods departments, '
is well worth a visit In each line of these goods we are thev
recognized leaders of Pittsburg. This means that we carry
THE LARGEST STOCKS, THE HANDSOMEST STYLES, THE BEST
goods and name the lowest prices. A single purchase,
however small, will quickly convince you of the great ad
vantages we offer to our patrons. Now, then, if you need a
pair of Boots or Shoes, a Hat or Cap, a. Shirt, a suit of Un
derwear, a Scarf, etc, etc, prepare to find these goods at
their best right here under the roof of 'our store.
Our large and ever growing trade is the best argument
we can advance in favor of our methods of doing business.
Boys' Fine Fall Clothing.
Mothers, we have surprises in store for you that'll de
light you. Boys' Clothing that's as fine as it is cheap, as
unique as it is elegant, as nobby as it is stylish, A goodly
portion of our new Kilt and Short Pant Suits has been im
ported by ourselves and cannot be found elsewhere in this
city. In short there isn't a new style or a good quality that
you cannot find in our mammoth stock. And, if you're
shrewd, you'll not delay purchasing, but come in right now.
'We have some beautiful novelties in Boys and Child
ren's Fall Overcoats, in light and medium weight. They're
something entirely new and are especially intended for fine
AVE. AND SMITHFIELD
is Pickerinfrs. tf. nwlSfiDi
and Peiyi avenue. TheanSiti85f
succeed in life anoVwhoi
young bride, cannot do better!
married couples and is onli
to turnish a home for his ,
Exposition be a great success
may be, and that they are
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store will be the fayoredspot
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