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LATE HEWSIN BBIEF.
A Bomber of stores In Paisley, Onfc. lnclnd
incClaxion'sdrygoods store and McFarlane's
drycwds store, were bnrned yesterday mora
ine. The total loss is 35,000.
The Controller of the Currency has ap
pointed William Miller. Jr., or Mercer. Pa,,
and Drta Greene, of Aluncie, Pa., examiners
ol national ianks in the State of Pennsylvania,
ActinR Secretary Batcbeller has appointed
Milton M. Holland, of Washington, to be
Chief of a division in the Second Auditor's
offlce. Dr. Holland is a well-known, colored
A. post of the Grand Armv of the Republic
the second in Canada, with Harper Wilson as
Post Commander, was organized in Winnipeg
by Musteline Officer George L. Brown, of Post,
In response to a telecram of inquiry con
cerning the correctness of the story that he
bad resigned. Private Secretary Halford re
plied yesterday as follows, from Fortress Mon
roe: "It is the first 1 have heard of iV
The Independent Republicans of Virginia
have nominated an anti-Mahone State ticket as
lollows: For Governor, John F. Lewis, of
Rockincham; lieutenant Governor, Park An
drew, of Alexandria! Attorney General, C. A.
Heermans, of Montgomery.
Diphtheria has made its appearance at
Cisco and throughout Central Illinois. At
Dliopolis the public schools hare been closed
on acconnt of the disease, and several deaths
are reported at Decatur, two at Greenville, and
several at other places. It is said to be caused
by the decaying vegetation.
While prowling in a cornfield near Deep
creek, in Norfolk county, Va Wednesday
bight, a gipsy woman from a camp nearby got
caught in a bear trap. The gun exploded and
wounded the woman so badly that she died
where she was shot, and her body was found
Thursday morning lying inside the trap.
The employes of the Aurora, DI&, watch
factory went on a strike Friday evening. They'
refused to work longer unless some adjustment
oi wages could be made. The company has
been unable to pay its bands for the last week's
work, and the latter refused to work longer.
Beside the last week's waces the company is
still owing them for seven weeks' labor prior to
the recent failure.
Expert Barney, who has been investigating
the books of Brown University, Rhode Island,
to discover what shortage, if any, there was in
the accounts of ex-Tieasurer Gllman P. Robin
son, son of ex-President Robinson, has
made a report which shows that the
Shortage will exceed 516,000, and that there are
at least 50 instances of manipulation of the
books, which furnish sufficient grounds for
The steamship Prinz Willem L, which ar
rived yesterday at New York, brings advices
from Port-au-Prince to October 19. General
Hyppolyte was inaugurated President on the
10th instant with great pomp. He reviewed
his victorious army immediately after the cere
mony. Great enthusiasm prevailed among the
people. It is rumored that Minister Preston is
to be removed at an early date. All was quiet
at Port-au-Prince when the steamer sailed.
At Fargo. X. D., a second attempt to rob
the postoffice was made early yesterday morn
ing, the result of which is that Harry Melton,
the night dark, has a bullet in his right arm.
Melton says be was awakened shortly after
midnight by the growling of the dog, and found
a robber in the office. He fired five shots at the
roan as he was escaping through an open win
dow and was himself shot in the arm. There
are many stories afloat concerning the affair.
Government detectives hare been here since
Wednesday working on the previous attempt
to rob the office, and promise interesting dis
closures. Melton's story is generally disoe
liered. The Japanese Minister at Washington, Mr.
SIntsu, has received, by official mail from
Japan, the decoration of the Order of the
Crown, conferred upon him by the Emperor in
recognition of his recent conclusion of a treaty
with Mexico, and other services for the State.
"Minister Mutsu had previously been decorated
by the Emperor with the Order of the Rising
Eun. The order was inclosed in the hollow of
a bamboo stick, the method with prevails in
Japan. Mr. Mutsu is not a nobleman, but be
longs to the class in Japan analogous to that of
the gentry in England. It is exceedingly rare
that the orders which he has received are be
stowed upon any bnt the nobility.
An extensive scheme by which the customs
have been defrauded for years has just come to
light at Winnipeg, and it is said that a number
of prominent people are implicated. It appears
that they have been importing basswoodfrom
the United States invoiced as white wood.
There is no duty on the latter, and only an ex
pert can tell the difference. The customs offi
cial', it Is said, hare searched a large number
of local invoices, and also a letter from a
Winnipeg dealer directing the manufacturer in
the United States to invoice basswood as white
wood. Itis also reported that large quantities
of dressed lumber hare been smuggled by these
same parties, the dressed lumber being packed
in the cars with a tier of sawed lumber on
which there is no duty, piled about it so as to
deceive the appraisers.
For the fourth time the Supreme Court of
Nebraska, has heard the appeal of Dr. James
L. Gandy, who complained of error in the
court below, and for the fourth time the Su
preme Court has reversed the findings sind
granted him a new trial. Dr. Gandy Is an old
settler of Humboldt, Richardson county, where
he has, by what some consider Questionable
methods, gathered in many valuable acres and
made numerous enemies, who were bent on bis
ruin. Some three years ago he was arrested,
tried, convicted and sentenced to the penltsn
Oiary lor perjury. The Supreme Court reversed
this finding and granted a new trial. Three
times since then has thls-been re-enacted, and
now be is awaiting a fifth trial in the courts of
Pawnee county, to which place it has beon
taken on a change of venue.
PEDAGOGUE AND PUPIL.
TriEEE will be a meeting of the Teachers'
Guild next Saturday.
As additional room has been opened in the
Bellfield school with Miss Katie Anderson in
Miss H. Smith, the supervisor of the new
drawing system introduced in the city schools,
left this week for Buffalo.
The reports from the ward schools, so far as
received, for the mouth of October show an in
crease of 280 in attendance over September.
Tee supeirisors of the Teachers' Academy
decided yesterday to assess each member 50
cents to enable the Academy to meet the in
Miss Blanche Jokes, who held the posi
tion of floating teacher at the Forbes school,
has been elected a writing and drawing teacher.
Miss Jean Meyers takes the position formerly
occupied by Miss Jones.
Miss M. E. Sunn, of the Bedford School,
has resigned to teach in the McKeesport
schools. Miss Marv Walters has not been reg
ularly elected, but is teaching in her place. The
attendance has increased 59 since the Central
Board ordered a teacher to be dropped from
The teachers are very indignant over the ex
aggerated reports about the prevalence of
diphtheria in a number of the ward schools.
Such reports they say injure the attendance at
the schools and bring about the very evil that
is to be shunned, because the children, instead
of going to school, run on the streets and are
liable to catch rold.
The Normal Alumni Association of the High
School will give its annual reception at the
High School November 13. Heretofore the
reception has been held at the close of the
June session of the schools, but last year it
was decided that a cooler month would add
more enjoyment to the occasion. The promi
nent educators, all the members of the Central
Board, and tbo 300 ex-graduates will be in
vited. Two of the schools the Bedford and the
Springfield out of the four ordered by the
Central Board to drop a teacher on account of
decreased attendance hare a sufficient Increase
this month to allow the retention of the same
number of teachers. The North and Riverside
are each obliged to lose one. On Friday even
ing the North School Board suspended Miss M.
Campbell, the last teacher elected, till such a
time as the number of pupils justifies her em
ployment. The following are the names of the pupils
who stand first in the highest grammar rooms
of the various ward schools: Hancock, Hannah
McKeever; Knox, Maggie Beevan; Peebles,
Ned Johnston; North, Emily Jackson; Liberty,
Bertha Young; Mt. Albion, William Graham;
Thad Stevens, Nellie Parrel; Washington,
Verona Graessel; O'Hara, Minnie Shelley; St.
Clair, Lottie Hopkins; Birmingham, Eddie
Rnoell; Wickersham, Linnie Isler: Humboldt,
John Rudolp; Riverside, Lizzie Foley; Frank
lin, Sadie Aufbammer; Duquesne, Frank A.
Aland: Moorhead, Essie McAteer; Lawrence,
John Driscoll; Monongahela, Jerome Kernan;
Homewood, Annie Windtsh; Luckey, Lizzie
Sanders: Hiland, Robert Fulton; Forbes,
Henry Kieckbush and Nellie Kerrigan.
There is likely to be a great change in the
future of the Teachers' Academy. A meeting
of the Board of Supervisors was held yesterday
afternoon and a number of ways was devised to
make the exercises of this society an attractive
feature. It is proposed to hare the meetings
held in a regular society halt, centrally located,
and to hare a regular course of lectures by
noted people. To inspire a progressive spirit
degrees of educational honor, after the Ma
sonic idea, will be conferred. The most im
portant thing mooted, and one that the Pitts
burg teachers have long desired, is that a bene
fit fund will be started to assist sick teachers,
those out of position, etc. A weekly
assessment will be levied on each
teacher for a rear, and the amount placed
to the teachers' credit in some bank.
In Baltimore the educational benefit fund
amounts to $50,000. There when a teacher re
tires from the profession she receives a
monthly percentage of this sum. All these
proposed changes will be brought up at a
special meeting of the Teachers' Academy
called for this purpose on November 9.
Pittsbubg has every prospect of becoming
a great educational center. A nnmber of
noted national educators intend starting a
"Summer School of Methods" during the an
nual vacation in a number of the principal
cities in the United States. The school will bo
after the plan of the one at Round Lake, N.
Y., that has been such a Mecca for educational
people for a number of years' past. Lectures
on pedagogy, psychology, primary work, history
and methods will be the course of the school.
Prof. Frye, of Hyde Park, Mass., a noted
specialist on history, who is oue of the orig
inators of the "Summer School of Methods," is
in communication with Superintendent Hamil
ton, of the Allegheny county schools, regarding
the advantages of Pittsburg as a center, and
states that be will be in the city next month to
investigate. This school will be an educational
affair and include many localities in Ohio. It
is the intention of the faculty to bare the
school In session two weeks in each place, two
sessions going on at the same time in two
neighboring cities. By this means the lectur
ers engaged in the two cities the first week will
change places for the second week. Among
the lecturers will be Dr. Balliet, Profs. Frye,
Speer and Miss Speer, of the West Chester
Normal, a noted primary teacher.
"What I suffered for years with those ter
rible, racking, sick headaches. Life was
only a torment to me; if yon are so troubled,
I would advise you to use Sulphur Bitters,
for they cured me. Claka Belle.
Fob a finely cut, neat-fitting suit leave
your order with Walter Anderson, 700
Smithfield street, whose stock of English
suitings and Scotch tweeds is the finest in
the market; imported exclusively for his
Don't Ml In
Come and you will go away happy with
one of our closing-out bargains.
F. Schoenthal, 612 Penn ave.
If you hold a family ticket for Hendricks
& Co.'s photograph" gallery, 68 Federal
street, Allegheny, use it and get a handsome
life-size crayon for Christmas of yourself or
Cabinet photos, ?1 per doz. Lies' Pop
ular Gallery, 10 and 12 Sixth st ' ttsu
Cash paid for old gold and silver at
Hauch's, 295 Fifth ave.
Hontenac and chinchilla ready-made and
to order, at Pitcairn's; 434 "Wood st
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 H tin tag on
If you are looking for a
DON'T FAIL TO GIVE
A FAIR TRIAL.
Aik your dealer for it. Don't take any other.
JNO. FINZER & BROS.,
I English "Walnuts 15ofi
Brazil ureainj .hum 10c B
Pecans 12c ftp
Filberts 15c lb
Almonds 25c lb
Mixed Nuts .,.: 15c lb
Huts in Cartoons, with nut-cracker
and pick 25o each
lien Candles aM ConfectiODs.
Extra Cream Mixed 30c ft
Fanoy Cream Mixed 20c ft
Good Mixed 15oft
Chocolate Creams , 25c ft
Chocolate Nut Pralines 40c ft
Caramels 25c ft
Fancy Layer Figs, new..... 22c ft
Malaga Grapes 20c ft
Table Raisins 20c ft
FANCY CRACKERS AND BISCUITS
(Eastern manufacture; largest line of any
house in the city.
Japanese Candy Baskets, 5c, lOo and 15c each.
JAPANESE WARE DEPARTMENT.
GRAND HOLIDAY DISPLAY.
THE NEW SQUARE CROWN
Introduced early this fall has "Caught on"
Select Family Grocers,
18 DIAMOND, Market Square.
Latest implored Spectacles and Eye-Glasses;
will lit any nose with ease and comfort. The
largest and best stock of Optical Instruments
and Artificial Eyes.
KORNBLTJM, Theoretical and
No. 50 Fifth avenue, near Wood street.
Telephone No. 16S6. sel9-ssu
VUlii' 60 NUN Til ST.
Office hours for Inserting eyes, 1 to 8 p. u.
Saturdays, 1 to 6 P. K. se25-au
Have you used
Renoyalor of Ladies' and Gents' Hals.
Gents' light-colored stiff or soft hats dyed
black, retrimmed and renovated into the new
fall styles; fast color, correct styles; this means
Silk hats renovated into the Broadway, Dun
lap or Knox style, well trimmed, fine finish, ap
pearance as good as new and a sarins of 3 to
$i on each hat. If you wish a fine French
mourning band, your hat blocked, a new
leather band or binding, come to us; we do our
work in pleasing style.
Our Ladies' Department, felt and straw hats,
is booming. We show the most fashionable
styles; onr renovating Is done with effect; we
NEW SQUARE CROWN
$1 90, 53 20, ?2 40, 2 90, 53 40.
We must confess to having had some misgivings
about a square crown for this fall, and for that
reason aid not push them with our usual ag
gressiveness. Bnt the mere display of this truly
dressy bat in our windows has sold for us so
rery many that we are fully convinced of their
assured success. We carry of this style three
distinct dimensions; namely, 6x1 for young
gents, 6Kx1Jb r a regular gents and 6xl5?
for the stout or middle aged. All these hats
are extremely light in weight, of harmonious
proportions, and withal comfortable, stylish
The Hatter and Furnisher,
421 and 423 Smithfield St
P. S. Mail orders' promptly filled.
The most attractive turban tor the season.
You can hare your old-fashioned felt or straw
hat made into this or any of our many samples.
Plumes and tips dyed to any sample.
Get your work done at the reliable old busi
ness stand of
PENN AVE., Opp. Penn Building.
J. DIAMOND, i&8&.
22 SIXTH STREET. The Eye examined free
of charge. Spectacles perfectly fitted.
ARTIFICIAL EYES inserted and
warranted to suit.
IT IS NOT
TOO : LATE.
All may yet find unprecedented
bargains. We do not advertise
anything that will not bear inves
tigation. If you will only bear in
mind that we will positively olose
out in December, you will see the
importance of making your pur
chases as early as possible. It is
but a short time to the holidaya
Why not buy holiday goods now,
or in fact anything in the line of
Glass, China, Queensware, Dinner
and Chamber Sets, Lamps, Chan
deliers, Gas Fixtures, Bronzes,
Clocks, Bric-a-Brao, High Art Pot
tery, Wedding and Anniversary
THE J. P. SMITH
Lamp, Glass & China Co,
935 Penn Avenue.
P. S. Special drives on prices of
Out Glass and Gas Pixturea
EVERYBODY THAT READb.
Has. Doubtless Noticed Cuts With Prices Attached
Appearing in the Pittsburg Papers. These j
Advertisements Have Emanated From ?v;.
Certain would-be largest Cash or Credit Mouses, who are foreverH.
bragging about their stores being the Largest in the country, aneJl
who are continually boasting of their ability and willingness to net i
only undersell everybody else in the Household Furnishing Goods
business, but also to actually sell to the dear (?) public goods at i
than cost prices. Sot, on such humbugs.
ttar TawvWR. "VFth "nmncj TMYVP T)TOTrU0rnl
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HAS NO OCCASION f '
To throw out any baits to draw you to his popular store. AM the
dealings at the Sousehold Furnishing Bazaar, corner Tenth and
Penn, are straightforward. There is not in stock a second-hand
suite of Furniture, or a rusty, good-for-nothing Stove to advertise '
low in price to get you to come to the store and then you to be told
that the goods advertised are unsuitable for you- and an attempt iehX
made to palm on yojt something else, which either you don't wemt et'-Jift
is at a price very much out of proportion to its value. jf.
THIS IS TOO MUCH OF AN OLD CHESTNIPE'
so do not be deceived by any such advertisements. We keepinaieek- -'
full lines of
FUENITUEE FOE THE PARLOE,
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FUENITUEE FOE THE KITCHEN, rf
CARPETS, MATTRESSES, STOVES, Eta
The leading features of our stock being variety, handsome goods,', '
thoroughly good workmanship and mark you this weUr LOWEST.
FBICES IX THE CITY having in fact goods for furnishing .
house from cellar to the roof at prices which, cannot be dupMeated f .
outside our store. We would particularly call the attention efjbe
Ladies to the fact that we have a grand and superb stock of V -
La(fie3' Wraps, Ladies' Dolmans, -Ladies' Coatsj
Ladies' Circulars, Ladies' Newmarkets,
which we sell as we do our Sousehold Goods and Carpets either
for Cash or on Easy Terms of Payment. Our prices will make our
would-be competitors howl and quake with jealous fear, while our
customers will be inclined to dance with joy at being enabled to buy
such goods on our Easy Payment system. Call and see us.
OLD EEIilABLE HOUSE,
Corner Tenth Street and Penn Avenue?.
WE'RE IN FOR IT! KEEP YOUR EYE ON US 1
In anticipation of the completion by November i of the large addition of our building we ordered tens of thousands of dollars' worth of magnificent novelties in Clothing, Cloaks, Shoes, Hats and Furnishing Goods. But, alas the 'i
contractor has failed to keep his word and, while the goods, expressly ordered for our Grand Opening, have been received promptly, our new building will not be finished before December r. What are we going to do about it? Well, wefj
won't cry over spilt milk. The goods are here and they must be sold forthwith. The only difference there'll be is that, instead of making a profit, we shall have to pocket a loss, for, with the present crowded condition of our storerooms,,
our first object is to make room and room we must have immediately, regardless of cost or consequence. No need to wait now for a special Reduction Sale. It will be a-long time befprefyou'll have another such chance to raakeyour,
selections from an entirely new stock at away below regular prices. Therefore, don't fail to avail yourself of this rare opportunity, but come this week. - . - - , f. -
will come to the front this week with an array of. bargains totally
unprecedented in the annals of the trade.
Mixed Cassimeres at $6; fancy Worsteds at 8; Scotch Cheviots
at $g; fine all-wool Cassimeres at 10; fashionable Wide Wales . at
$12; extra fine Diagonals and Wide Wales at $15; genuine English
Cassimeres, Scotch Cheviots and French Wide Wales at .18, 20
Handsome Worsteds at g6; elegant Chinchillas and Cassimeres
at $; first-class Beavers and Meltons at $10; handsome Wide
Wales, Corkscrews and Kerseys at 12; extra fine Chinchillas; Wide,
Wales, Meltons, Kerseys, Elysians, with or without silk lining, at
15, $18, 20 and $25.
Kilt Suits, sizes 2 to 7, in an endless variety of pretty -new
styles and patterns, from $1 50 to $8. Short-Pant Suits, sizes 4 to ,
16, With or without Vests, over 1,500 styles to select from, includ
( ing every new and desirable design, prices from $1 39 to $12. Boys' ,
' Long-Pant Suits, in Sack and Cutaway Frock styles, all materials,
from $3 to $20.
An avalanche of novelties here. Over 400 styles of Cape
Overcoats alone. Prices range from $1 50, for a good, plain Over
coat, up to 18 for the most exquisite garment iri the market.
KAUFMANNS' CLOAK DEPARTMENT
If you are a constant reader and close
observer, you will have noticed that we in
variably advertise and show every new style
in advance of any house-in both cities. It
is an easy matter to follow in our wake, but
to originate styles and patterns and intro
duce them to the public is a rather difficult
undertaking. Take the two new styles illus
trated here, for instance. They cannot yet
be seen in any Cloak House in Pittsburg or
Allegheny, while we have already sold hun
dreds of. them, and experience a larger de
mand for them every day. Thus matters
run. Ladies should remember that the di
versity of styles in Newmarkets this season
is the greatest ever known, and ours is the
only stock in this city that embraces them
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We keep none but the celebrated Lester and Walker English Seal Plush Goods, and these we
sell at prices actually lower than other dealers ask for their much inferior qualities. Our famous
20 Walker Seal Plush Sacques are sold nowhere below, $30 and 35.
will give the people of Pittsburg and Allegheny some feterMtMfj
lessons this week about the value of fine Headgear.
,. Any money.to throw away? If so, go and pay $ for the'sameS
irlontiVal SilV Wat fTint wa sell for t to. That ti eo will' 'Imt!
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your socks for the winter; 1
We have the Knox, Dunlap, Youman and Miller shape Derbys,
at fo. Other houses ask and get $4 for them. Thai extra dollar
buys you a nice pair of Gloves. "aL
You have heard of a crushed strawberry? This is differeHt
It is a Crushed Hat We have the .finest silk-lined (French makdQl
at" 98c each. You save 52c here and put it into Collars.
-, Let vour bov come here and buy his own Hat or Cap. -'We'll!
' give him' choice of a large line of novel and beautiful ,styk3,at)S3
. inesame cost a, Dig aonar eisewnere. , jaaot
ft Saie sum ii
Men's French Calf Shoes at $y, other dealers will tax yo!j
for them. These two dollars you save will buy 70a a paicof AMJ.
- MenVgorgeous Patent Leather. Dress Shoes, regalar shoe stored
m. . & mII nti it trn Vnttr cflvintr in flue aej wi1Vliiv?4
pair or ;OUr Si. X. vau ouues, m uuuuu, ilc ui uuugicw. ;.
' - " Same thing in. Ladies' Shoes.. We'll mention oae: Oar Eagttih
'Waukenph'asts af $2 50. -They, cost $4- everywhere.r,'Sve.'this
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OUT-OF-TOWN PATRONS who cannot -visit the city, and wish to order goods by mail, should write for our Illustrated Fashion Catalogue. We mail it gratis to any address.
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