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?THB- ' PITTSBURG ;DISPA!EaH,CaATOBDKTr DECEMBER . Si,' ' 1889
.aSu. A.?..' -
E MILD WEATHER
a Depressing Effect Upon
Yolnme of General Trade.
YC0AL THE GEEATEST SUFFERER.
JRailrnart Earning Still Show a SatlSUC-
IXGL1KD BUIIXG AUEEICAfi PIG IBOK.
VTwieM Fipe is Bold to be Sow Hijher Ortr the
Atlintic Thin Here
According to the reports to Bradstreet't
and ft. G. Dan & Co., general trade has
been depressed.by the long run of phenom
enally mild weather. Several features
have combined to force up speculative
prices, however. Iron is still enjoying a
ttnCWL TXXEQBAM TO THI DIS? JLTCK.1
New York, December 20. Special tele
grams to Bradslreet's show a noticeable de
crease in the volume of general merchandise
distributed, larzely on account of the un
seasonably mild or wet weather. Through
out the west, the scarcity of freight cars,
low prices for produce and the fact that
many merchants have on hand large por
tions of last winter's stock, in addition to
the weather, have contributed to check
trade, and complaints are heard from Chi
cago, St Paul, St Joseph, Omaha, Kansas
City, St Louis, as well as at the larger
The declaration of 2 per cent regular and
1 per cent extra dividends by Lake Shore
and by Micigan Central, and one of 2 per
cent by Omaha yesterday, aided by contin
ued heavy railway earning, the settlement
of the Iowa railway troubles, the termina
tion of the Missouri Pacihc and Missouri,
Kansas and Texas controversy, and the in
creased earnings report of the New York
Central quite overcame the depressing ef
fects of irregular money markets and the
untavorable condition of the coal trade yes
terday, and the "Wall street stock market
was enlivened by a bull movemenin which
the Gould andVauderbilt shares showed the
greatest strength, even the Coalers and the
COTTOV ASS WHEAT.
Bradstreet's 2,239 cotton correspondents
report a crop this year i per cent larger tney
did last year. If the actual yield this year
increases correspondingly as comoared with
last, the indicated view lor lsw-yu is t,zu,
000 bales. Exports ot wheat (and flour as
wheat) "are increasing rapidly, the total for
both coasts beine 2,872,021 bushels this
week, against 2.471.21C bushels last week
and 1,487,720 bushels in the like week of
38SS. The total exports July 1 to date
amount to 50,195,622 bushels, a quantity
about equal to that exported in a like por
tion or 1888, and as compared with 73,000,
000 bushels in 1887.
Special reports of net railway earnings
of 101 companies for October show a gain
of 17 per cent as compared with 1888, and
of 89 companies for ten months ended with
October, 1889, an increase of 16 per cent
Recent advances in iron and steel are re
garded with some apprehension, the trade
showing symptoms of crowding into the
market for supplies for season delivery. In
stead of crossing into 1890 at $20 for No. 1
pig iron, it may thus become a price in ex
cess of that figure.
J. FXXB PEOSPECT AHEAD.
A general advance through January and
February isnot unlikelv. Cleveland prices
of superior ores are at 56, Bessenier pig is at
$25, and Southern pig. Chicago delivery for
1890:-is announced at $19 T520 25. Heavy
contracts ot Bessemer iron have been placed.
Merchant bars is now at 2 cents. Steel Tails
are firmer at $35; with 1889 shipments ag
gregating 1,110,017 tons,abont eqnal to those
in 1888. Gross rail production lor 1889 will
eqnal 1,500,000 tons.
Wheat and' oats hive been higher in
price, the former 13JJc and the latter 14
14Jc Deliveries ot wheat at interior cities
have declined, and cables have been
stronger. Offerings of oats have been re
stricted. Indian corn on a freer interior
movement and iavorable weather conditions
is down c. Fork is more active at
concessions in price and lard is a little
easier. Offerings of raw sugars have been
beyond current needs and prices have ruled
easy. Eefincd is quiet and c lower. The
result of speculative transactions in coffee is
a net decline of 35 points on the week. In
trade cliann .s'coflee, is dull or depressed
and about c lower.
DBYT GOODS LOWER.
The movement of staple drygwds is mod
erate at New York and Boston, and leading
makes of 'brown and bleached cottons ire
V,' to X cent higher, while print cloths
nave declined 1-lb. Uold weather is needed
to enliven heavy weight woolens; raw wool
isia iair request at steady prices. .
Business lailures repotted to Bradstreet't
number 330 in the'TJnited States this week,
against 370 last week and 335 this week last
year. Canada had 34 this week, against 23
last week. The total of failures in the
United States January 1 to date is 11,353,
against 10,082 in 1888.
K. G. Dun & Co.'s review says: Mild
weather causes increasing trouble.' Perhaps
the coal trade suffers most; .many collieries
in Pennsylvania have stopped, throwing
over 4,000 men out ot employment and great
suffering results. The drygoods aud boot
and shoe trades are much affected. Cottons
are "only fair" at many Western points;
"hardly "satisfactory" at Cleveland, and un
pleasantly slow at Milwaukee, where much
excitement is caused by a heavy failure at
Fan du Lac, and small failures have be
In some Southern States trade is seriouslv
affected for the time by the operation of the
Farmers' Alliance, which enlists farmers in
co-operative trading and, absorbs money
which might otherwise go to settle indebted
ness with merchants. The results, in some
localities, almost paralyze trade. But the
general tenor ot reports is by no means un
favorable. The volume of trade continues
larger than a year ago. Clearings outside
ot New York are still about 10 per cent
larger than last year. Railroad earnings
show a handsome increase.
The iron business seems a shade less
promising:. Recent sales of 60,000 tons of
Bessemer pig at $21 50, are supposed to have
supplied needs of large concerns, and with
additional furnaces turned to production of
this kind of iron, the future ot prices is less
clear. Rails are quiet flnd it is believed
that orders have been booked already for
700,000 tous delivery,-but next year; the
actual output this year, including light
rails, it believed to be 1,450,000 -tons,
.against 1,364,447 last year. Bar iron, has
been advanced to 2 cents by the association,
bnt is quiet; plate and structural iron tire
ESOLAJTD JL PURCHASER.
As a surprising reversal of the usual order
ol thinirs, it is noted that an English order
for 10,000 tons of pig iron has been received
with a margin of $4 per ton deposited, and
an English house has asked prices on 65,000
feetof wrought iron pipe, which is said to
"b- selling at 11 cents net, ngalnst 8.C3 cents
net in this country.
The exports in iJovember appear to have
exceeded those of last year by nearly or
quite $30,000,000; but since December 1 the
export trade has been a little smaller.
Money is still close here at 6 per cent on
call; comparatively easy al Cleveland; un
changed, but with liberal demand, at Chi
cago; close at Kansas City, but in sufficient
snrjnlv for legitimate business at Wntmi
aud Southern points generally. The Treas
ury has made heavy disbursements, so that
it -holds $5,200,000 less cash -than a week ago,
and foreiiro. -exchange has 'advanced ah
eighth .during the week. The generallerel
di prices nag scarcely coaugeo.
rA;ui.jS.xivis in n nn. r.xa.
:etsnave been., com
paratively dull. Only &000.000 bnihels of
wheat have been sold here, the price ad
vancing about 1 cent, and the change thus
far has been less thaawould ' naturally fol
low the close of navigation. Sales of corn
hsve been 5,500,000 'bushels, with a frac
tional decline, but oats are a shade stronger.
Pork has dropped 25 cents per barrel, and
lard a shade; oil is .Jf cent lower; with sales
of only 1,000,000 barrels for the week.
Coffee c lower with sales of 331,000 bags.
Though receipts and exports ot cotton both
fall a little below those of the corresponding
week last year, the price is unchanged. In
the stock market dullness has been fol
lowed by fc stronger tone.
The business failures number 342. For
the corresponding week of last year the
figures were 311.
THE ABSOLUTE PERFECTION
Of the Hardman and lbs Krakauer Pianos.
They are used by the best musicians, cul
tivated amateurs and people of intelligence
generally. The charm of the mechanism
and tone of these two makes of pianos cap
tivates all who hear them. Even those who
have been wedded for years to other instru
ments must acknowledge, if they are honest,
that the Hardnian and Krakaner makesare
the peers of them all. As a Christmas or a
New Year's gift a Hardman or a Kra
kauer piano is without a rival. A most
magnificent stock of these and other well
known makes ot pianos on hand to select
from. Heller & Hoene.
77 Fjith vavenue.
Big Crowdi After the Daisy.
Yesterday was the first day we placed our
Daisy oVercoats on sale at $10. They caught
on at once. Thousands of people came to
see what we meant by a Daisy. Not one
left without purchasing one of these excel
lent overcoats. They sold at sight The
Daisy is an all-wool small-fibbed cassimere
overcoat, in three shades black, blue and
brown silk-faced or plain, silk sleeve
lining, with cloth or silk velvet collar, and
ricjily lined throughout Merchant tailors
would charge'$28 to $35 for the same coats.
Our price for the Daisy is $10 to-day.
P. C. C. C, cor. Grant and Diamond sts.,
opp. the new Court House.
HOLIDAY TABLE DELICACIES.
Largest Llse Lowest Prices.
Look for our special card in next Sunday's
Dispatch. Better send for the Housekeep
er's Guide; it will post you on everything in
our line; also contains valuable information
for all housekeepers. Store open till 9 P.M.
Wb. Haslage & Sojt,
18 Diamond Square, Pittsburg.
1S5S. Holmes' Best. 1SS9.
Indorsed by scientific men, Government
officials and a host of patrons as the purest
and best brand in the market It is a brand
that is always maintained at a high and uni
form standard of excellence.
"W. H. Holmes & Son.
120 "Water street and 158 First avenue.
For Christina Dinners.
"With the rapid approachof Christmas
comes a yearning for the good things of life.
In this connection it is proper to call atten
tion to Marvin's golden fruit cake, or
plum pudding, something that should have
a place ou every table. It is pure, sweet
and delicious. You can order it through
your grocer. ' ' D
Bon! Boy.n fioytVH HojiVSi
aThegrandest,costliest, finest Christmas
gifts yet will be presented to all purchasers
or boys' suits or overcoats (no matter how
low their prices may be) at Kaufmanns-today.
Be sure and secure one. They're no
trashy things, remember, bnt articles of
Most beautifully mottled onyx, some dif
ferent from any we have ever seen, hand
somely mounted in tables of brass and ma
hogany, at Habdt & Hates',
Jewelers, SilversfflUtU and Art Dealers,
529 Smitbfield street New Buildincr.
, "Open every evening. its
We solicit but one trial of our "Mountain
Dew" rye. The "investment will please the
consumer. Put up in full quart bottles at
$1 each, and sold -only byT. D.Casey &
Co.. 971 Liberty st PS
SEAL PLUSH JACKETS.
Tho People's Store, Fifth ATenae.
Seal plush jackets at bargain prices, $7 50,
$10, $12 50 and up to the best values; yon
will be pleased with" them.
Campbell & Dick.
The SiaudnrdXrani Presents.
"Watches, sterling silverware, superb
china, marble and bropze figures, are fonnd
in wonderiully fine assortment at Geo. Vv.
Biges & Co.'s, Smithfield street, corner
Sixth avenue. The Howard and Waltham
watches deserve special mention.
New Wall Taper.
The best desipns and-cororings of aU the
Cbumbine, Bane & Bassett,
. 416 Wood st.
The Novelties forIndie
In sterling silver and gold ornaments are
too numerous to .mention. Gall and we will
show you the largest variety and most
beantifnl collection. Open every evening
"Wattles & Sheafeb.
Jewelers, 37 Fifth avenne.
Fob the finest cabinet photos or crayons
Anfrecht's Elite Gallery, 516 Market St.,
Pittsburg. Bring the little ones. Use ele
vator. For Christmas Morning:.
Gents' fur gloves. C. A. Smiley & Co.
Oue line of jackets in price from $1 to
$12 'are the best values shown in the city.
TxsSn Htraus & Hacks.
For Chrislmni Moraine,
Gents' seal caps. C. A. Sjitley & Co.
Holiday goods; cash or credit
tts ' Hoppeb Bbos. & Co., 307 "Wood st
Holiday silk handkerchiefs and mufflers
at James H. Aiken & Co.'s, 100 Fifth ave.
YOUNG folks who intend to start- house
keeping will consult their interest by buy
ing their outfit in furniture at M. Seibert '&
Co. 'a, Allegheny. .
Ale and porter are the correct drinks for
December, January and February. Frauen
heim & Vilsack's brews are the favorites
For Christmas Moraine,
Ladies' seal jackets. C. A. Bmilet & Co.
Ten per cent cheaper than elsewhere,
those zinc covered toy trunks jnst the thing
for the girls, at Harrison's toy store, 123
Federal st, Allegheny. its
i For Cbrlslmaa Mornlnc,
selection now at C. A. Smiley &
Holiday neckwear "for gentlemen
James H. Aiken & Co.'s, 100 Fifth are.
Open Earlr. Open Lnte.
'Every chance in the world to select a
handsome Xmas present Holiday goods
"without end at prices that sell at sight
Cash or credit 307 Wood st
tis Hoppbb Bbos. & Co.
gg-QHBJSTMAS TKRIOB "WITH
THE HA.WSLEX8, a Ckriatxiss
romance by Eev. T.De "Witt Tal
mage'&rid Marion TTnlte, Will &p
roear in tomorrow's DBH'JLTCa
PLENTY OF CARS NOW.
The Dreary Famine is Over, and
Roads Are Howling for Freight.
HOLIDAY DULLNESS THE CAUSE.
Coal Hen No Looser Fraying for Cars, bnt
-Good, Eonnd Orders.
THE COZE SHIPMENTS AEE YERIHEAYX
Why January Will 'Throw Many Cars and Furnaces
There are more flat or open cars now than
the local Tailroads can find use for. The
warm weather and decreased demand for
coal are the causes. Coke shipments, how
ever, are still heavy. There will be more
cars yet idle in January, when many of the
blast furnaces blow out
. "Well, the car famine isAbout over, and
for a few -weeks, at least, we will hear no
more of the chestnut about 'how soon will,
we get those cars.' " said General Freight
Agent F. A. Dean, of the Pittsburg and
Lake Erie Bailroad. "Yesterday was the
first day we had more cars than we could
possibly find use for. The Surplus is not so
great that the cars will not be pressed into
service, bnt at some points we had too
many. It will take several days to dis
tribute them properly, and we expect then
to have enough for all practical purposes.
"When I say that we have lots of cars I
do not mean box or merchandise cars. We
have a surplus of coal and coke cars, bnt
the others are still scarce, althongh we have
no complaints about not getting them. We
are still receiving parts of the order for 500
cars being built at Indianapolis and La
fayette. We are sending on our line about
i 4oo cars 0f coai a3d cote each day.
COAL MEN IK HABD LUCK.
"The coal men have turned their atten
tion from cursing the railroad companies,
and are now complaining about the warm
weather. They cannot get any orders now
on account of the winter being so backward.
Formerly they had the orders, but could not
eet the cars. Now thev can get the cars,
but no orders. There is a big demand for
slack from the furnace men in the Mahon
ing and Shenango valleys. The. article is
scarce and hard to get It only costs about
half as much as lump coal, and isjnstas
good for manufacturing purposes as the
large coal. The shipments are still very
heavy, notwithstanding the fact that there
are plenty of cars. I suppose after the holi
days business will-brace up again."
Air official in the office of the General
Superintendent of Transportation, Joseph
Wood, of the Pennsylvania company, said:
"Yes, the car famine is about at an end.
We have a few surolns cars, and I notice
that the number is increasing daily. There
is still a crying demand for cars in the West
to be used in the gram trade. The ship
ments of grain still continue to be very
heavy, witb no sign of a let np.
MORE IDLE CAES.
"In January I expect to see many more
idle cars. In that month the furnaces
blow out for repairs, and shut off a great J
amonnt of freight Alter being blown in
the heavy shipments will resnme, and the
business will again be heavy bv spring.
From the present indications I think next
season will be a big one in the railroad busi
ness." Another official of the Pennsvlvania lines
Lsaid: "The rush is about over, and for the
first, time in months we have more cars than
we can use. At some points along our
lines it is impossible to get the kina of cars
wanted as soon as they are ordered. In
another week I think, there will be more
cars of all kinds than can be used. We
have been as far as 200 cars behind in our
orders per day, but now have caught up."
The reports sent to Freight Agent Dean
show the shipments of coketo be on the in
crease. Far the first two" weeks of this
month,six days per week there were shipped
13,327 cars of coke to Pittsburg and the
West On the 19th inst there were shipped
to Pittsburg, Bessemer and the West, 733
carloads. About 300 cars went east the
same day. It is safe to say tbat the east
and west will average the past week from
1,200 to 1,500 cars per day.
GENUINE SEAL SHINS.
The People' Store, Fifth A Tonne.
A handsome and useful present for wife,
mother, daughter or sister wonld be a real
seal skin jacket or sacque. "We hare them
guaranteed from $100 to $225. Quality and
value warranted to be the best obtainable.
Campbell & Dick.
Bojs! Boys!! BojsH! Boy!!!!
The grandest, costliest, finest Christmas
gifts yet will be presented to all purchasers
of boys' -suits or overcoats (no matter how
low their prices may be) at Saufmanns' to
day. Be sure and secure one. They're no
trashy, thinirs, remember, bnt articles of
Mr. Dan Taylor,
Late of the firm" of B. P. "Wallace & Co.,
will be pleased to receive his many friends
in the Natural Gas Cat Glass Department
of Hardy & Hayes', Jewelers, 529 Smith
Open every evening. tts,
Fob the finest cabinet photos or crayons
Aufrecht's Elite Gallery, 516 Market st,
Pittsburg. Bring the little ones. Use ele
vator. Holiday umbrellas and canes at James
H. Aiken & Co.V 100 Fifth ave. D
Its superior excellence proven in millions ot
homes lor more than a quarter of a century.
It Is used by the United State Government.
Indorsed by the ieads of the creat universities
-as tbo Stroncest, Purest and most Healthful
Sr, Price's Cream Baking Powder does not
contain Ammonia. Lime of Alum. Sold only
In cans. PRICE BAKING POWDER CO.
NEWYOBK. CHICAGO. ST. LOUIS.
A CHRISTMAS GIFT
FOR YOUNG AND OLD.
A Registering Savings' Bank. The first
coin deposited locks the door and opens only
when full amount has been saved. It regis
tens each deposit. Made for dimes and
pennies. No Key or Combination. Price
23 AND 35 rTIFTH ATS
OIL EXCHANGE DOMINATIONS. .
The Broken Will Meet To-Day to Kame
. Their Favorite for 1S96.
The nominations'of officers, directors and
arbitrators of the Oil Exchange to be elected
January 2, to serve for the year 1890, will
be made at th Exchange to-day. A slate
has already been prepared ob which nearly
every large brokerage firm is represented:.
Considerablcdissatisfactionjexists among the
brokers owing to the condition which the
Exchange is in at present and the state of
A broker wbosename appears on the slate
said yesterday: "We want to try and make
this institution an Exchange. Now it is
scarcely more than a tool for tho bucket
shops. We want to have all, stocks, in
which local parties are interested, listed and
traded in on the floor. It would be a bless
ing not only to the members, bnt the city.
As it is now the public has lost confidence in
speculators ahd brokers. We want to
remedy this, and can do so if the members
would only pull together, but when one al
terants to do anvtbine for the good of the
Exchange the others get mad, and crash" the
Tho Road Not In It.
The last person mentioned as an intend
ing purchaser of the property-between Fii th
and Sixth avennes, and Smithfield and
Grant streets, especially the Avery A. M.
E. Church-sustentation-fund, property, is
lix. D.F. Henry, of the Pleasant Valley
Bailway Company. Eecorder "Graham says
the company doesn't want the property, bnt
that Mr. Henry may possibly want toaddjt
to what he already owns in that section, in
the belief that it would become very valua
ble when Cherry alley is widened.
Catalogues, Illustrated and printed
equal to Eastern work, at lowest prices.
PlTTSBUBG PHOTO-EKO. CO.,
ttssu 75, 77, 79 Diamond st
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ONE WAY EXCURSIONS.
, Pullman tourist sleeping cars from Chicago to
Ban Francisco audtho Pacific coast. For the ex
clusive accommodation of purchasers of second
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Pacific Railway are now tannine excursions in
Pullman tourist sleepms cars (personally con
ducted), every second Thursday, from Chicago
to Oregon and California via Denver.
Every comfort and convenience assured at a
great rednction from regular first-class rates.
Address for full particulars
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Chicago. Passenger Agent
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and t "
insist upon haying lt'-' .'
Tis sold, every where. ' '
; jks dealers in reliable Furs onlyonr repu
tation for over fifty years has never been
questioned. Whatever other qualities we
deem advisable to keep we always
CARRY THE BEST.
Onr immense stock of Seal Garments is
no exception to this rule.
Every garment quoted below is absolutely
reliable and warranted.
Alaska Seal Sacques, full length, $140,
Alaska Seal Jackets, $125, $135, $150. '
English "Walking Coats (half sacque),
Very finc25-in. Jackets (Martin's London
A few Seal Jackets and "Wraps at $75.
Sole Agents, for Treadwell's Celebrated
Mahogany Dye Seal Sacques, warranted 12
Endless variety of Shoulder Capes, in
Sables, Astrakhan Persianer, Seal, etc., at
(Also every description of SmalJ. Furs.
Manufacturers of Furs,
441 WOOD STREET. ,
FOR X.MAS CHEER
U. E. LIPPENCOTT.
539 Smithfield street, Pittsburg.
Distiller and wholesale liquor dealer.
Our specialty is Lipponcott's Nectar, a pure
old-fashioned rye whisky, 8 to 15 years old, at 60c
to tl 75 per quart. Fine wines and liquors at
lowest prices. Orders by mail attended to.
Cincinnati and Milwaukee bottled beer con
stantly on hand. delO-Tus
Or the Liquor Habit Positively Cured
by Administering Dr. Haines'
Jt can be erren in a cup of coffee or tea without
the knowledge or the person taking it: Is abso
lutely harmless, and will effect a permanent and
speedy cure, whether tho patient is a moderate
drinker or an alcoholic wreck, "thousands of
Drnnkards have been made temperate men who
have taken Golden bpcclfic in their coffee without
-their knowledge and to-day believe ther qnlt
drinklDK from their own free will. ITHEVEB
FAILS. Thqsystem once Impregnated with the
S3 . Federal St., Allegheny, trade supplied by
Heo. A. Kelly A Co . jFlttsburc. l'a. at&-SS-Trs
Gold Spectacles and Eye Glasses, Lorgnettes,
Barometers. Graphoscopes, Stereoscopes, etc.,
Handsome Pearl Opera Glasses, in
Plush Case, $5,
Fancy Thermometers, Magic Lanterns, Steam
Novelties, eta, eta, at cost.
544 SMITHFIELD ST., PITTSBURG, PA,
Press aiu Outfits
$1.75. S2.50. $5.00,
I 57.50, 510.00.
521.00 to 531.00.
Bend 6c for cata
W. A. BUNTING
SO SthAvc, cor.Miirltet sfc
JOHN PLOOKER & CO.,
Flocker's Lubricating Hemp Packing
FOR RAILROAD USE.
Italian and American Hemp Packing
Clothes LinesTwines. Bell Cord, Fish Lines,
Chalk Lines, Night Lines, Sisal Bale and Hide
Rope, Tarred Lath Vara, Span Yarn, etc
WORKS East street. Allegheny City. Pa,
OFFICE AND SALESROOM-ga Water St.
ttaburz." Telephone No. 1370. oc2269-MWB
NESS and HEAD NOISES
yUihleJubaUr ar iCswh.
'j r .man. nmsperaoeuatusunn.
ooeefnl when J1 remedies lul. Writs or eU for
iHotod-book EKBH. . Sold onjr br .F.jHISCOX,
HI ivainr. wc Mpasn.. nvw xim.
Give Your Boys a
Crenuine rhas a red H tin
tag on every plug.
OLD HONESTY is acknowledged
to be the PUREST and MOST
LASTING- piece of STANDARD
CHEWING TOBACCO on the
market Trying it is a better
test than any talk about it
Give it a fair trial
YOUR DEALER HAS IT.
Speeches and Goods.
If you know the goods you
have a key to the speeches
about it. One house talks ex
travagantly about common
clothino;. Another, whose
goods are reliable, says less
about them than they would
The same rule holds about
prices. One makes a speech
that you wonder at about re
ductions in price. Another,
whose prices are always low,
tells quietly about making
them lower still. The one
uses showy phrases; the other,
effective, plain talk.
We believe you are always
ready to accept our speeches
.about Wanamaker Clothing
at par. We mean just what's
said, and give what's promised
to order: 1,000 styles of goods.
Sixth street and Penn avenue.
P. S. Store open this even
ing and, every evening until
Gold Spectacles, Gold Eyeglasses, Opera
Glasses, Field and Tourists' Glasses, Hagic
Lanterns, Barometers, Thermometers, Draw
ing Sets, Microscopes, Graphoscopes, Pho
tographic Cameras, etc.
" . OPTICIAN,
No. 50 Fifth Avenue,
NEAR WOOD STREET..
' Telephone No. 1686. deS-100
GOLD MEDAL, PAB1B, 1878.
W. BAKER & CO.'S
srs used in its prcputtkm. It hu
man than tint Umu the rtnngiM et
Cocoa mlipl "with Starch. Arrun rout
or Sogar, and i. therefore far more
economical cutting liu Oa ant cent
a cup. It is delicious, somiahlnz.
strengthening, FsRTT.T DiaxSTZD,
and admirably adapted for Inralids
u well aa for perwni in health.
Sold by Grocers everywhere
W. BAKER & CO., Dorchester, Maas.
ESTABLISHED lb7U i
Is a relief and snre cure for
the Urinary Organs, Gravel
and Chronic Catarrh of the
The Swiss Stomsch BiHars
aro a snre cure for Dyspepsia,
Lirer Comnlaint and every
Trade HABKspeciesof. Indigestion.
Wild Cherry Tonic the most popular prepar
ation for enre of Coughs, Colds, Bronchitis and
Either of the above, $ 1 per bottle. ortB for Jo.
If your drneEist does not handle theso goods
write to WM. F. ZOELLER, Hole MfJ..
SOLID GOLD SPECTACLES
And Eye Glasses, 3 and upward.
J. DIAMOND, Optician,
no20eVrrssu 22 SIXTH ST Pittsburg:
JAS. MNEJUi & BRO,
BOILERS, PLATE AND SHEET-IKON
SHEET IRON ANKKALTNa
With as teeraued capacity and hydraaHc
saachinery we an prepared to furalsu wore
la our line cheaper asd better thaa Bf the old
method. SBefsviriacr and ge-HjnisatJeBMjs
m on esp
Ml Iiif I In
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' V . NSir.ABTMfSSaiEKTS, - TB
1.1:1 II II I II Ml I rMJJJLXIBWT
LADIES' TOILET SETS?:
MARKED DOWN TO CLOSED
We'vesold thousands of Toilet Sets since the opening 'of 'thla
Holiday season thousands more
W Hn WlfTl 'm ift-A-m r'f.flfnnf
concern, for we don't nronose to
Wednesday. Our reduced prices will sweep them out of our stores
like snowflakes before a hurricane. Come in to-day and buy .hand-
some' Leather Toilet Cases at 6oc: beautiful Plush Toilet CasesHit,. .
g8c,-and on these prices base your expectations for our-finer igot. J
finest Toilet Sets Horn, Ivory, Celluloid and Silver mounted goods&''
.bui our reaucuons nave not oeen- connnea to i oner, sets i Every
article in. our vast Holiday Bazaar has suffered. Charming ManicurtS
Sets- from oc op. Gorgeous Work baskets" and Hush- Work Cases'
at two-thirds former prices Shaving Sets at equally great reduc
tions. Beautiful Folding Mirrors, Hand Mirrors, Clothes Brushes,
Hair Brushes and Combs, silver mounted, at just 50c on the dollar.
Silver Flasks, Silver Match Boxes, Silver Fruit Knives, Silver Card
Receivers all go for half their real value, as we're bound to close
them out before Christmas. Still they-come: Picture .Frames,
Fancy Clocks, Horn Footstools, Fancy Thermometers, Smokers'
Articles, Smokers' Stands, Smokers' Sets, Cigar Moistening Silver
Cases come in, take your choice .and pay us one-tbird below-the
real value of these goods. But we've not done yet! Beautiful,
things are here in plain and embossed Leather, and go they must
with the rest: Photograph Albums, Autograph Albums, Scrap Pic
ture Albums, Writing Tablets, Pocketbooks, Wallets, Chatelaine
Bags, Cigar Cases, Cigarette -Cases, -Card Cases,Hand Satchels,
Traveling Satchels, etc- A big, big saving guaranteed to any pur--chaser
of these goods to-day.
THE BOTTOM HAS DROPPED OUT
Prices of Smoking Jackets.!
Come here to-day, Ladies' who think of presenting your hus
bands or fathers with a Smoking Jacket, and see the finest line oi
these goods ever displayed in this city sacrified below cost. . Very
pretty Jackets at $5 and up. Dressing Gowns and Turkish BatH
Robes also mercilessly cut down.
Fine French Silk Suspenders (they're dandy Holiday presents),
each pair in a glass box, at 98c A half dozen Collars and Cuffs, if
presented in one of our leather boxes, at 25c, or fine combination,
plush cases, at 98c, make a most acceptable Christmas gift Prices
range from 50c per half dozen up.
Painted and Velvet and Plush Scarfs, each one in a handsome bo
at 74c, 98c and $1 50. ( ' '
A flood of Handkerchiefs at low ebb prices. Xadies' Initial
Handkerchiefs at 19c; Embroidered at 25c; plain Embroidered at
7c; finest Embroidered from 35c up; Hemstitched at 15c. In Men's
Handkerchiefs we offer plan White, Hemstitched at 15 c; Fancy
Border at 10c; fine Linen, hemstitched, at 15c; elegant Initial at 25a
9S"Every half dozen Handkerchiefs placed in a beautiful Christmas
Box gratis. Silk Handkerchiefs for Ladies, scalloped and em
broidered, at 25c; silk embroidered at 50c; Men's White Hem
stitched at 35c to 59c; fine Embroidered at 74c; Black Hemstitched
at 74c Another lot of Ladies' Silk Theater Fichus below cost
A few words about SILK UMBRELLAS: We always sell them
for less money than others. To-day, however, we shall beat all our
prev ious records. Gloria Umbrellas at 89c; good Gloiia Silk, Urn
brell as at 98c; a fine line of Silk Umbrella, with gold, silver nat
ural, carved and mounted handles, at $1 50, $2, $2 25, $2 50, $3,
$4 and $5. And, as a compliment of the season, we will engrave
free of charge any name or monogram on all Umbrellas costing $2
I 1 I 1 1 1 I 1 I H
Our truly elegant Gifts, which we have all week presented to
our patrons, will be received by all purchasers to-day.
EVERY LADY no w' mae a Purchase in our Cloak, or Shoe
ttn, l-"L', Department to-day will be presented with one
of those Magnificent Golden Boot Perfume Stands and Bouquet
Holders, 7 inches high.
FVFRV RflY Getting a . Suit or Overcoat at our store to-day
El tn I du 1 wiU be presente(i h a beautiful Christmas5 Book,
containing a Water Color Engraving (worth 50c) by the celebrated
American artiste, Ida Waugh, or, if preferred, a 'Large and Hand
FVFPY GIRL Getting a Cloak or Coat at our establishmenf'to
C VCR I Uini- daywiU be presented with the Christmas Book
,spoken of above, or an elesant Miniature Saratoga Trunk, -with lock
and key and leather and steel trimmings. .
FVFRY PHILD Should call and see Kris Kringle' celebrated
CTC.ni unim popCom Bakery (first floor) t'o-day, andtreceive
one of the delicious Popcorn Balls. Our Royal Italian Marionette
Theater alsos still in operation in our large Corner Window, and
will afford much amusement to the little ones.
pyppY VISITOR At our store to-day will be presented with-a
even I wiCMiu.i truly hanfjSOme and useful-Souvenir a most
artistic and ornamental Calendar for the year 1890. - . ' .
Fifth Avenue and
""" Sp ' iaTai - -1 - - " - ' ' - s
;- - - , v.
are still on our hands. What2shall
is . itlAt.rrlif tTllf ftnoen'f r.?.. -Cj"-Wi
have anv of them left aftr 'next
Magnificent .Embroiderer! aJTand