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THE PITTSBURG DISPATCH, MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1889.
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THE DAY OF JUBILEE.
Two Hundred and Forty Persons Ee
ceived Into Communion
AT THE BROOKLYN TABERSACLE.
Dr. Talmage Draws a lesson From the Re
turn of the Prodigal.
UlMEASUEABLE JOIS OF A CHRISTIAN
rerccux telegram to the zisfatcjp.i
Brooklyn, February 3. A jubilee ser
taon was preached this morning by the Rev.
3". DeWitt Tnlmaj;e, D.D., at the especial
communion for the reception of 240 persons,
making the present communicant member
ship of the Brooklyn Tabernacle 4,408.
This is also moving day in this church. The
annual rental of pews has just occurred,
and to-day many of the congregation oc
cupy new places. The pews brought higher
premiums this year than ever before, and
the income of the church this year will be
$33,804. But both plans are observed in
this church. A vast space is kept free from
all expense, and only a part of the building
is mapped off for rent
Dr. Talmage took his text from Luke ST.,
23: "Bring hither the fatted calf and kill
it" Dr. Talmage said:
Joy! Joy! Joy! "We banquet to-day
over this accession of a multitude of souls.
In all ages of the world it has been custom
ary to celebrate joyful events by festivity
the signing of treaties, the proclamation of
peace, the Christmas, the marriage. How
ever much on other days of the year our
table may have stinted supply, on Thanks
giving Day there must be something
bounteous. And all the comfortable homes
of Christendom have at some time celebrated
joyful events by banquet and festivity.
THE PRODIGAL SOX.
Something has happened in the old home
stead greater than anything that has ever
happened before. A favorite son whom the
world supposed would become a vagabond
and outlaw forever has got tired of sight
seeing and has returned to his father's
house. The world said he never would
come back. The old man always said his
ton would come. He had been looking for
him day after day and year after year. He
knew he would come back. Now, having
returned to his father's house, the father
There is a calf in the paddock that has
been kept up and fed to utmost capacity, so
as to be ready for some occasion of joy "that
might come along. Ah ! there never will
bea grander day on the old homestead than
this day. Let the butchers do their work,
and the housekeepers bring into the table
the smoking meat The musicians will
take their places, and the gay groups will
move up and down the floor. All the
friends and neighbors are gathered in, and
extra supply is sent out to the table of the
servants. The father presides at the table
and says grace, and thanks God that hjs
long-absent bov is home again. Oh ! how
they missed him; how glad they arc to have
him back. One brother indeed' stands pout
ing at the back door and says: "This is a
preat ado about nothing; "this bad boy
should have been chastened instead of
greeted; veal is too good for him!" But
the father says: "Nothing is too good;
nothing is good enough !" There sits the
young man, glad at the hearty reception,
but a shadow of sorrow flitting across his
brow at the remembrance of the trouble he
had seen. All ready now. Let the covers
lift Music He was dead and he is alive
again ! He was lost and he is found ! By
such bold imagery does the Bible set forth
the merry-making when a soul comes home
THE CONVERT'S JOT.
First of all there is the new convert's joy.
It is so tame thing to become a Christian.
The most tremendous moment in a man's
life is when he surrenders himself to God.
The grandest time on the father's homestead
is when the bov comes back. Among the
great throng wh.o in the parlors of this
church professed Christ one night, was a
young man who next morning rangmy door
bell and said: "Sir, I cannot contain my
self with the joy I leel; I came here this
morning to express it I have found more
joy in serving God than in all the years of
mv prodigality, and I came to say so."
You have seen, perhaps, & man running
for his physical liberty and the officers of
the law alter him, and you saw him escape,
or afterward you heard the judge had par
doned him, and how great was the glee of
that rescued man; hut it is a verv tame
thing that, compared with the running for
one's everlasting life the terrors of the law
after him, but Christ coming in to pardon
and bless and rescue and save. You remem
ber John Bunvan in his great story tells
how the Pilgrim put his fingers in his ears,
and ran, crying: "Life, life, eternal life!"
A poor car-driver in this city some years
ago, alter having had a struggle to support
his family, suddenly was informed that a
large inheritance was his, and there was joy
amounting to bewilderment; but that is a
email thing compared with the experience
of one when he has put in his hands the
title-deed to the joys, the raptures, the
splendors of heaven, and he can truly say:
"Its mansions are mine, its temples afe
mine, its songs are mine, its God is minel"
Oh, it is no tame thing to become a
Christian. It is a merry-making. It is the
killing of the tatted calf. It is jubilee.
You know the Bible never compares it to a
funeral but always compares it to
It is more apt to be compared to a banquet
than anything else. It is compared in the
Bible to the water, bright, flashing water;
to the morning, roseate, fireworked, mountain-transfigured
morning. I wish I could
to-day take all the Bible expressions about
pardon and peace and life and comfort and
hope and heaven and twist them into one
garland, and put it on the brow of the
.humblest child of God in this assemblage,
and cry: "Wear it, wear it now, wear it Jor
ever, son of God, daughter of the Lord God
Almighty's. Oh, the joy of the new con
vert! Oh, the gladness of the Christian
You have seen sometimes a man in a re
ligious assembly get up and give his ex
perience. He arose in the presence of two
churches, the church on earth and the
church in heaven, and he said: "Now this
is my experience: Sorrowful, yet always
rejoicing; poor, yet making many rich;
having nothing, yet possessing all things."
If the people in this house this morning
knew the joys of the Christian religion they
would all pass over into the kingdom of
God the next moment "When Daniel
Sandeman was dying of cholera his attend
ant said: "Have you much pain?" "Oh,"
he replied, "bince I have found the Lord I
have never had anv pain except sin." Then
they said to him: "Would you like to send
a message to your friends?" "Yes, I would;
tell them that only last night the love of
Jesus came rushing into my soul like the
surges of the sea, and I had to cry out:
'Stop, Lord, it is enough; stop, Lord,
enough!'" Oh, the joys of this Christian
Just pass over from those tame joys in
which you are indulging joys of this
world into the raptures of the "gospel. Tin
world cannot hatisfv you you have found
that out Alexander longing for other
worlds to conquer, and yet drowned in his
own bottle; Byron whipped by disquietudes
around the world; Voltaire cursing his own
soul while all the streets of Paris were ap
plauding him; Henry IL consuming with
hatred against poor Thomas a-Becket all
illustrations of the fact that this world can
not make a man happy. The very man who
poisoned the pommel of the saddle on which
Queen Elizabeth rode, shouted in the street:
"GOD SAVE THE QUEEN!"
One moment the world applauds and the
next moment the world anathematizes. Oh,
come overinto the greater joy, this sublime
solace, this magnificent beatitude. The
night after the battle of Shiloh, and there
were thousands of wounded on the field,
and the ambulances had not come, one
Christian soldier lying there a-dying under
the starlight began to sing:
"There is a land of pure delight"
and when he came to the next line there
were scores of voices uniting:
"Where saints immortal reign."
The song was caught up all through the
fields among the wounded, until it was said
there were at least 10,000 wounded men re
uniting their voices as they came to the
"There everlasting spring abides,
And never-withering flow ers;
Death like a narrow stream divides
. That heavenly land from ours."
Oh, it is a great religion to live by, and it
is a great religion to die by. There is only
one heart-throb between you and that re
ligion this morning. Just look into the
face of your pardoning God and surrender
yourself for time and for eternity, and He is
yours and heaven is yours and all is yours.
Some of -you, like the young man of
the text, have gone astray. I
know not the history, but you
know it, you know it When a young man
went forth into life, the legend says, his
guardian angel went iorth with him, and,
getting him into a field, the guardian angel
swept a circle clear around where the young
man stood. It was a circle of virtue and
honor, and he must not step beyond that
circle. Armed loes came down, but were
obliged to halt at the circle they could not
pass. But one day a temptress with dia
monded hand stretched forth and crossed
that circle with the hand, and the tempted
soul took it, and by that one fell grip was
brought beyond the circle and died. Some
of you have stepped beyond that circle.
Would you not like this day by the grace
of God to
This, I say to you, is your hour of salva
tion. There was in the closing hours of
Queen Anne what is called the clock scene.
Flat down on the pillow in helpless sick
ness she could not move her head or move
her hand. She was waiting for the hour
when the ministers of state should gather
in angry contest, and worried and worn out
by the coming hour, and in momentary ab
sence of the nurse, in the power, the strange
power which delirium sometimes gives one,
she arose and stood in front of the clock,
and stood there watching tho clock when
the nurse returned. The nurse said: "Do
you see anything peculiar about that
clock?" She made no answer, but soon
died. There is a clock scene in every his
tory. If some of you would rise from tho
bed of lethargy and come out from your
delirium of sin and look on the clock of
your destiny this morning you would see
and hear something you have not seen or
heard before, and every tick of the minute,
and every stroke of the hour, and every
swing of the pendulum would say: "Now,
now, now, now!" Oh, come home to your
Father's house. Come home, oh, prodigal,
from the wilderness. Come home, come
But I notice that when the prodigal came
there was the father's joy. He did not greet
him with any formal "How do you do?"
He did not come out and say: "You are
unfit to enter; go out and wash in the
troueh by the well, and then you can come
in; we have had enough trouble with you."
Ah! no. When the proprietor of that estate
proclaimed festival, it was an outburst of a
father's love and a father's joy. God is
your father. I have not much sympathy
with that description of God I sometimes
hear, as though He were
A TURKISH SULTAN,
hard and unsympathetic, and listening not
to the crv of His subjects. A man told me
he saw in one of the eastern lands a king
riding along, and two men were in alterca
tion, and one charged the other with having
eaten his rice; and the King said: "Then
slay the man, and by post mortem examina
tion find whether he has eaten the rice."
And he was slain. Ah! the cruelty of a
scene like that Our God is not a Sultan,
not a Czar, not a despot, but a father
kind, loving, iorgiving, and He makes all
heaven ring again when a prodigal comes
back. "I have no pleasure," He says, "in
the death of him that dieth."
If a man does not get to heaven it is be
cause he will not go there. No difference
the color, no difference the history, no dif
ference the antecedents, no difference the
surroundings, no difference the sin. When
the White horses of Christ's victory are
brought out to celebrate the eternal triumph
you may ride one of them, and as God is
greater "than all, His joy is greater, and
when a soul comes back there is in His
heart the surging of an infinite ocean of
gladness, and to express that gladness it
takes all the rivers of pleasure, and all the
thrones of pomp, and all the ages of eter
nity. It is a joy deeper than all depth, and
higher than all height, and wider than all
width, and vaster than all immensity. It
overtops, it undergirds, it outweighs all the
united splendor and joy of the universe.
Who can tell what God's joy is?
You remember reading the story ofa
king, who on some great day of festivity
scattered silver and gold among the people,
and sent valuable presents to his courtiers;
but methmks when a soul comes back, God
is so glad that to express His joy He flings
out new worlds into space, and kindles up
new suns, and rolls among the white-robed
anthems of the redeemed a greater hallelu
jah, while with a voice that reverberates
among the mountains of frankincense and
is echoed back from the everlasting gates,
He cries: "This, my son, was dead, and
HE IS ALIVE AGAIN."
At the opening of the Exposition in New
Orleans I saw a Mexican 'flutist, and he
played the solo, and then afterward the
eight or ten bands of music, accompanied
by the great organ, came in; but the sound
ol that one flute, as compared with all the
orchestra, was greater than all the combined
joy of the universe when compared with the
resounding heart of Almighty God.
For ten years a father went three times a
day to the depot His son went off in ag
gravating circumstances, but the father
said: "He will come back." The strain was
too much, and his mind parted, and three
times a day the father went In the early
morning he watched the train, its arrival.
the stepping out of the passengers, and then
the departure of the train. At noon he was
there again watching the advance of the
train, watching the departure. At night,
there again; watching the coming, watching
the going for ten years. Heiwas sure his
son would come back. God has been watch
ing and waiting for some of you, my broth
ers, 10 years, i'U years, JO years, 40 years,
perhaps 50 years waiting, waiting, watch
ing, watching; and it this morning the
prodigal should come home, what a scene of
gladness and festivity, and how the great
Father's heart would rejoice at your coming
home. You will come, some of you, will
you not? You will, you will!
I notice also that when a prodigal comes
home there is the joy of the ministers of re
ligion. Oh, it is a grand thing to preach
this gospei. I know there has been a great
deal said about the trials and the hardships
of the Christian ministry. I wish somebody
would write a good, rousng book about the
joys of the Christian ministry. Since I en
tered the profession I have seen more of
THE GOODNESS OF GOD
than I will be able to celebrate in all etern
ity. I know some boast about their equi
librium, and they do not rise into enthu
siasm, and they do not break down with
emotion; but I confess to you plainly that
when I see a man coming to God and giving
up his sin, I feel in body, mind and soul a
transport. When I see a man who is bound
hand and loot in evil habit emancipated, I
rejoice over it as though it were my own
emancipation. When to-day, in our com
munion service, such throngs of young and
old stand at these altars, and in the presence
of heaven and earth and hell attest their
allegiance to Jesus Christ, I feel a joy
something akin to that which the apostle
describes when he says: "Whether in the
body I cannot tell, or out of the body I
cannot tell; God knoweth."
Oh, have not ministers a right to rejoice
when a prodigal comes home? They blew
the trumpet, and ought they not to be glad
of the gathering of the host? They pointed
tothe lull supply, and ought they not to re
joice when souls pant as the hart for the
water-brooks? They, came forth saying:
"All things are now ready;" ought they
not to rejoice when the prodigal sits down
at the banquet?
Life insurance men will all tell you that
ministers of religion as a class live longer
tnan any other, it is confirmed by the
statistics of all those who calculate upon
human longevity. Why is it? There is
more draft upon the nervous system than in
any other profession, and their toil is most
exhausting. I have seen ministers kffpt on
miserable stipends by
who wondered at the dullness of the ser
mons, when the men of God were perplexed
almost to death by questions of livelihood,
and had not enough nutritious food to keep
any fire in their temperament No fuel, no
fire. I have sometimes seen the inside of the
life of many of the American clergyman
never accepting their hospitality, because
they cannot afford it; but I have seen them
struggle on with salaries of 5500 and $000 a
year the average less than thatV-their
struggle well depicted by the Western mis
sionary who says in a letter: "Thank you
for your last remittance; until it came we
had not anv meat in our house for one vear.
and all last winter, although it was a severe
winter, our children wore their summer
clothes." And these men of God I find in
different parts of the land, struggling
against annoyances and exasperations in
numerable; some of them week after week
entertaining agents who have maps to sell,
and submitting themselves to all styles of
annoyance, and yet without complaint, and
cheerlul of soul. How do you account for
the fact that these life-insurance men tell us
that ministers as a class live longer than
any others? It is because of the joy of their
work, the joy of the harvest field, the joy of
greeting prodigals home to their Father's
Oh, we are in sympathy with all innocent
hilarities. We can enjoy a hearty song,
and we can be merry with" the merriest; but
those of us who have toiled in the service
are ready to testify that all these joys are
tame compared with the satisfaction of see
ing men enter the kingdom of God. The
great eras of every minister are the out-
S" ourings of the Holy Ghost, and I thank
od I have seen 18 of them. Thank God,
I notice also when the prodigal comes
back, all earnest Christians rejoice. It you
stood on Moutauk Point, and there was
a hurricane at sea, and it was blowing to
ward the shore, and a vessel crashed into
the rocks, and you saw people get ashore
IK THE LIFEBOATS,
and the very last man got on the? rocks in
safety, you could not control your joy. And
it is a glad time when the church of God
sees men who are tossed on the ocean of
their sins plant their feet on the rock Christ
Oh, when prodigals come home just hear
those Christians sing. Just hear those
Christians pray. It is not a stereotyped
supplication we have heard over and over
again for 20 years, hut a putting of the case
in the hands of God with an importunate
pleading. No long prayers. Men never
pray at great length unless they have noth
ing' to say and their hearts are hard and
cold. All the prayers in the Bible that
were answered were short prayers: "God be
merciful to me a sinner." "Lord, that I
may receive my sight." "Lord, save me or
I perish." The longest prayer, Solomon's
prayer at the dedication of the Temple; less
than eight minutes in length, according to
the ordinary rate of enunciation.
And just hear them pray now that the
prodigals are coming home. Just see them
shake hands. No putting forth of the four
tips of the fingers in a formal way, but a
hearty grasp, where the muscles of the heart
seem to clench the fingers of one hand
around the other hand. And then see those
Christian faces, how illumined they are.
And see that old man get up and with the
same voice that he sang 50 years ago in the
old country meeting house, say: "Now,
Lord, lettest Thou Thy servant depart in
peace, for mine eyes have seen Thy salva
tion." There was
A MAS OF KEITH
who was hurled into prison in time of per
secution, and one day he got off his shackles
and he came and stood by the prison door,
and when the jailer was opening the door,
with one stroke he struck down the man
who had incarcerated him. Passing along
the streets of London he wondered where
his family was. He did not dare to ask
lest he excite suspicion, but, passing
along a little way from the prison, he
saw a Keith tankard, a cup that belonged
to the family from generation to generation
he saw it in a window. His family, hop
ing that some day he would get clear, came
and lived as near as they could to the
prison house, and they set that Keith
tankard in the window, 'hoping he would
see it; and he came along and saw it, and
knocked at the door, and went in, and the
long-absent family were all together again.
Oh, if you would start for the kingdom of
God to-day, I think some of you would find
nenrly all your friends and nearly all your
families around the holy tankard of the
holy communion fathers, mothers, broth
ers, sisters, around that sacred tankard
which commemorates the love of Jesus
Christ our Lord. Oh, it will be a great
communion day when yonr whole family
sits around the sacred tankard. One on
earth, one in heaven.
Once more I remark that when the
prodigal gets back the inhabitants of heaven
keep festival, I am very certain of it. If
you have never seen a telegraphic chart
you have no idea how many cities are con
nected together, and how many lands.
Nearly all the neighborhoods of the earth
seem articulated, aud news flies from city to
city, and from continent to continent. But
more rapidly go the
TIDINGS FROM EABTH
to heaven, and when a prodigal returns it is
announced before the throne of God. And
if these souls this morning should enter the
kingdom there would he some one
in the heavenly kingdom to sav: "That's
my father," "that's my mother," "that's
my son," "that's my daughter," "that's my
friend," "that's the one I used to pray for,"
"that's the one for whom I wept so many
tears," and one soul would say "Hosanna!
and another soul would say "Halleluiah!"
"Pleased with the news the saints below
In songs their tongues employ;
Beyond the skies the tidings go,
And heaven is filled with joy.
'Nor angels can their joy contain,
lint kindle with new Are;
The sinner lost is found, they sing,
And strike the sounding lyre."
At the banquet of Lucullus sat Cicero the
orator, at the Macedonian festal sat Philip
the conqueror, at the Grecian banquet sat
Socrates the philosopher; but at our Father's
table sit all the returned prodigals, more,
than conquerors. The table is so wide its'
leaves reach across seas and across lands.
Its guests arc the redeemed of earth and the
glorified of heaven. The ring of God's for
giveness on every hand, the robe Of a
Saviour's righteousness adroop from every
shoulder. The wine that glows in the cups
is from the bowls of 10,000 sacraments. Let
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gals. Sing! sing! sing! "Worthy is the
Lamb that was slain to receive blessing and
riches and honor and glory and power,
world without end!"
THE HEROINE OF EIAGABA.
Athletic Tonnir Lady Who Will
Missed by Many Friends.
tSPECIAI, TZXZQEAM TO TUB DIBPATCH.1
Niaoaba Falls, February 3. Miss
Jennette Larke, who died in Buffalo this
week, will be remembered by people at
Fort Niagara and this place as one of the
heroines of the Niagara gorge. Miss Larke
was only 22 years of age, and was the
daughter of the late Alfred, Larke, Lieuten
ant in the Tenth United 'States Infantry,
who was stationed at Fort Niagara for sev
Miss Larke was fond of athletio sports,
and excelled in equestrianism, lawn tennis,
swimming and walking. She had. a fine
physique, and was a splendid specimen of
the athletio American girl. She was
a graduate of the State Normal
School, and when she died
was a teacher in the Buffalo
Female Academy. One of her feats was
swimming across the Niagara river at
Youngstown on August 16, 1886. This was
an unprecedented swim for a lady, and has
not been repeated. The distance covered
was fully a mile and a half, and.the brown
eyed beauty emerged from the river on the
Canada shore remarkably fresh, and none
the worse for her trip. On this swim she
was accompanied by William Wilkinson.
Miss Larke some years ago saved the life
of a child of an officer of the fort The
little one had been playing near the banks
of the Niagara, when it fell in. The current
carried the child away, and it would have
been drowned but for Miss Larke's presence
of mind. Removing some of her clothes
she sprang into the river, and, after consid
erable trouble, rescued the child. It was
sinking for the last time when she reached
it, and she had to dive to recover it. Other
brave deeds are also remembered.
A FATAL PRACTICAL JOKE.
George Heldel FInya Ghost and Almost
Immediately Becomes One.
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Evansville, Ind., February 3. George
Heidel, a young farmer residing about nine
miles below this city, lost his life last.night
in a singular manner. Adjoining his farm
is that of William Tompkins, a negro,
who for several days past has been
clearing up new ground by cutting away
the timber. Knowing him to he supersti
tious, Heidel resolved to play a practical
joke on him. Last night.at about j o'clock
he arrayed himself in white and hid in the
road where he knew the negro would pass.
In a short time Tompkins came . along, with
an ax on his shoulder, and Heidel jumped
from his covert.
The negro, in his fright, struck out with
the ax, splitting the head of the unfortunate
joker open to the shoulder and killing him
instantly. Tompkins then ran away, never
realizing that he had killed a human being,
and has not since been seen. No effort has
beed made to arrest him.
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WILLARD H. MORSE. M. D.,
ja7 Westheld, N. J.
Tho physicians of the Catarrh and Dyspep
sia Institute, at No. 22 Ninth street, give spe
cial attention to tho treatment of female dis
eases, or those diseases so common to women,
including all chronic disorders and weakness
The medicines are positively curative, and are
so prepared as to allow the patient to use the
treatment herself and thus avoid the unpleas
ant and humiliating treatment which most
women generally have to undergo. A lady
connected with the institute is always present
They treat catarrh, rheumatism, dyspepsia,
bronchitis, lasthma, ulcers, seminal weakness,
salt rheum, kidney, blood, liver and female
Office hours, 10 A. Jr. to 4 r. M., and 6 to 8 p.
M. Sundays, 12 to 1 p. M. Consultation free.
Treatment dv correspondence. jall-35-MWF
ARMOUR & CO.,
Dressed Beef, Mutton, Pork,
Hams, Breakfast Bacon,
And all other varieties of Sausage of the finest
?uality, at very moderate prices, received daily
rem their immense cooling rooms at Chicago.
PHOTOGRAPHER, 16 SIXTH STREET.
A fine, large crayon portrait $3 60; see them
before ordering elsewhere. Cabinets, $2 and
ti 60 per dozen. PKOMPT DELIVERY.
Have you awakened from a disturbed sleep
with all the horrible sensations of an assassin
clutching your throat and pressing the life
breath from your tightened chest? Have you
noticed the languor and debility that succeed
tho effort to clear your throat and head of this
catarrhal matter? What a depressing influence
it exerts upon the mind, clouding the memory
and filling the head with pains and strange
noises I How difficult it is to rid the nasal
passages, throat and lungs of this poisonous
mucus all can testify who are afflicted with ca
tarrh. How difficult to protect the system
against its further progress toward the lungs,
liver and kidneys, all physicians will admit.
It is a terrible disease, and cries out for relief
Tho remarkable curative cowers, when all
other remedies utterly fail, of Sanfobd's
Radical Cure, are attested by thousands
who gratefully recommend it to fellow-sufferers.
No statement is made regarding it that
cannot be substantiated by the most respecta
ble and reliable references.
Each packet contains one Dottle of the Radi
cal Cuke, one box of Catarrhal Solvent,
and an Improved Inhaler, with treatise and
directions, and is sold by all druggists for SL
Potter Druq and Chemical Co.,Boston.
m KIDNEY PAINS
With their weary, dull, aching, life
less, all-gone sensation, relieved In
one mlnuto by the Cuticura Ami
Fain Plngtcr. The first and only pain
subduing Plaster. Absolutely unrivaled as an
instantaneous and infallible antidote to pain,
inflammation and weakness. At all druggists,
25 cents; flveforSl; or, postage free, of Potter
Drug and Chemical Co.,Boston, Mass. mf
e're Able to Do It.
The rule of business in
force with us always is the
best for the least money.
Just now, we're turning our
attention to making Trousers
$5, $6 50, $8.
The $8 grades belong to
the highest order of Trouser
ings. Some merchant tailors
don't think amiss of $16 a
pair for them. We do.
Wanamaker's price will be
$8 a pair.
We have set out to draw
the Trousers trade here by
an irresistible money's worth.
Please bear in mind they are
made to measure with tailor
ing and fit that leave nothing
to be desired.
Sixth street and Penn avenue.
3 SMITHFIELD STREET.
100 FEDERAL ST., ALLEGHENY.
Men's Furnishing Goods.
A full and complete line of E. & W. and
C. & C. brands Collars and Caffs.
Neckwear Our Specialty.
SHIRTS MADE TO ORDER.
Cleaninpr, Dyeing and Lannary Offices at
above location. Lace Curtains lanndried equal
to new. sel9-y49-MWF
XH2J XOZ XSB rrm-r.n r.-rrrr. JJESX
. threa colorSL
For 81.75 or
sS&it l,feSsSs55 average box.
Apply for Descrlptlvo Catalogue, sent post-free, to
F. AD. RICHTER&CO
310 Broadway, New York.
When tmc Deafness is cauied or
SCARLET FEVER. COLDS,
MEASLES, CATARRH, 4C.
BTTHC USE Or THE INVISIBLE
which is the A&me to the e&rs as
s-lfijuu are, tit tho eves, and mur
be worn months without rexnoru.
r gold only by
D. R. SPEER & CO.,
FRAME SASH, DOOR
AND BOX FACTORY.
THIRD STREET AND DUQUESNE WAY
GRAND 1U1 SI
Bargains, Surprising, Startling, Convincing, Inej-Smg,
In announcing this great sale, to commence on FRIDAY. FEBRUARY 8, wonid say that
this is no antiquarian museum, but an overaccumulation of remnants made during the very
busy season since opening their New and Elegant Stores. We have lust finished stock-taking.
All goods of passing fashion, all odds and ends, wiU bo included in this, the greatest Combina
tion, Remnant Stock-Taking Sale ever inaugurated in Western Pennsylvania, all at prices that
speak in thunder tones of money saved by every purchaser.
REMEMBER FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8.
Following are a few samples. Prices no object. Remnants, Odds and Ends and Goods of
Passing fashion. All, all, must go, let the loss be what It may.
Remnants of Striped Plush to go at 15c a yard.
Remnants of Black Brocade Silk Velvets at 2oc a yard.
Remnants of Black Brocade Silks will be put out at 12c a yard.
Remnants of Double-width Dress Goods as low as 5c a yard.
Remnants of Sateens to be given away at Eo a yard.
Then we've got about 3,000 more of those celebrated Curtain Ends at 10c, 15c and 25c each.
They're simply wonderful. M
ODDS AND ENDS IN CLOAK SALONS.
Odd Sizes in Ladies' All-Wool Cloth Newmarkets for $1 each.
Odd Sizes in Ladies' Cloth Jackets for SI and 51 50 each.
Odd Sizes in Ladies' Seal Plush Wraps that were $22 50, now $9 50.
And lots of others. Come early and get the pick. You'll be pleased. It'll pay you.
151 and 153 Federal Street, Allegheny.
No Reason Exists
And, Whafs More, You Know It
When You Put Your Eye
On the' Prica
Youths' Sizes, 11 to 2, All Solid Leather,
Tip, Button Shoes,
Boys' Sizes, 1 to 6, Tip-Toe, Solid Leather,
UNEQTJALED FOB WEAR.
Men's Buff Sewed Tip, Button,
Lace and Congress Dress Shoes at
78 OHIO STREET,
Cor. of Sandusky st, near Market
813 and 814 Suits or
Pick them out now
Any 815, 816, 81T or 818 Suit or
Overcoat, you can pick out now
Awful Slaughter in Hats, Fur
nishings, Boys' Clothing, Ladies'
Cloaks, Wraps, etc.-
SALLER & CO.,
Corner DiamiM aM SmitMeli Streets.
A complete assortment of Optical Goods.
The best stock of Artificial Eyes. Spectacles
and Eye Glasses in gold, silver, steel, shell and
aluminum frames. Glasses and frames per
fectly adjusted at
KOBNBLUWS Optician Store,
jal3-MTWTFSuwk No. 37 Fifth ave.
rj-A-TE XT T S
O. D. LEVIS, Solicitor of Patents,
131 Fifth avenue, above Smithfield, next Leader
office. (No delay.) Established 20 years.
PITTSBUEG XV D CASTLE SHANNON R. K.
Co. Winter Time Table. On and after October
14, 1SS3, until further notice, trains will run as
follows on every day except Sunday, Eastern
standard time: Leaving l"lftsbnrg-:15 a. m.,
7:15 a.m., 9:30a. m,, 11:30a.m., 1:49p.m., 3:40 p.m.,
6:10p.m. 6:30 p. m., 9:30 p.m., 11:30p.m. Ar
lington 5:45 a. m., 6:30 a. m., 8.00 a. m., 10:20 a.
m.. 1:00 n. m.. 2:40 n. m.. 4:20 r. m.. 5:50 r. m..
7:15 p. m., 10:30 p. in. Sunday trains, leaving
z lltauur); lu a. m..
p.m., 9:30 p. m. Arlington 9:10
a. l.iJ II. Ul .
2:30 p. m., 8:10
a. in.. 12 m.
50 p. m 4:33 p. m., 6:30 1, m.
JvJlliN JAilJN. MIDI.
BALTIMORE AND OHIO RAILROAD
bchcdnle In effect November 29, 1888. Tor
Washington, D. C, Baltimore and Philadelphia,
11:30 a.m. and 10:"J0p.m. ForWashlngton,-D.A,
and Baltimore, t7:00a.m, For Cumberland, t7:00,
'11:30 a. m and '10:20 p. m. For Connellsville,
t7:00 and '11:30 a. m., fl:00L t4:00and '10:20 d. m.
ForUnlontown,t7:00,tll:30a.m., tl:OOand4:00 p.
p. ForMt. Measant. t7:00 and 111:30 a. m,, tl:00
and t4:00 p. m. For Washington, Fa.. 7:30.
t9:30a. m '3:35, 15:30 and 'S p. m. For meet
ing, 7:30. t9:30a.m., '3:35, 6:30 p.m. For Cin
cinnati and St. Louis, "7:30 a. m 8:30p. m. For
Columbus, '7:30 a.m., '8:30p.m. For Newark,
7:30, tt:30a. m., '3:35, '8:30 p. m. For Chicago,
7:30, t9:30a. m.. "3:35 and '8:30 p. m. Trains ar
rive irom i-miaaeipnia, .Baltimore ana nasning-
ton, 7:10 a. m. and
50 n. m.
Cincinnati and Chicago, 7:45a. m. and 9:10 p.m.
xruui iiureunir, :w, -iu:aja. m., to:w, -v:iv
im wneeung, "7:40, '
m. Through sleeping cars to Baltimore, Was!
lUKiuii anu Cincinnati.
For Wheeling, Columbus and Cincinnati. 11:55
p m (Saturday only.
vonneiisviue ac. at 3fa
The FittsburgTraniler Company will call for
and check baggage trom hotels and residences
npon orders left at B. A O. Ticket Office, corner
Fifth avenup and Wood street.
W. M. CLF.MENTS, CHAS. O. SCULL,
General Manager. Uen. Pass. Agt.
-piTTSBURO aND WESTERN RAILWAY
jl -trains (uei'i stan'atlme)
Chicago Express (dally;
New Caatle and Greenville Ex
Zellenople andFotburg Ac..
Through coach and f iceper to Chicago dally.
NOW FOR A BOOM
Dull Miliary to be Turned Into the Busiest
Month of the Tear.
Will bring about the desired result.
There will be no foolishness
child's play about this sale: we
must have room to place our new
spring stock, that's all there is to it,
and we propose to have it at any
cost In order to clear our coun
ters, tables and shelves of winter
goods we have decided on a
thorough and radical markdown of
our prices a plan that we never
have known to fail.
Treat ie Mlic to GGBnie Barns,
don't be afraid to stand a loss, if it must be, and you have more cus
tomers than you can attend to. This is Kaufmanns' rule, and it works
like a charm. During this great House Cleaning Sale we will offer our
entire stock of
Men's and Boys' Overcoats at Half Price.
Men's and Boys' Suits at Half Price.
Men's and Boys' Pants, at Half Price.
Ladies' Cloaks and Newmarkets at Half Price.
Misses' and Children's Cloaks at Half Price.
Men's and Boys' Hats and Caps at Half Price.
Men's and Boys' Furnishing Goods at Half Price.
Men's and Women's Shoes at Half Price.
Boys', Misses' and Children's Shoes at Half
Trunks, Satchels and Valises at Half Price.
Blankets and Carriage Robes at Half Price.
And, charge your memory with this fact: We not only say: "At Half
Price," but we sell at Half Price." You know from past experiences
that we never make statements in the newspapers that we can
not back up with deeds, and our present House Cleaning
Sale will be no exception to this rule. Now, then,
"put money in thy purse," be it ever so little, and
attend this sale. We have made the reduc
tions, it remains for You to take advan
tage of them. This is the last chance
' of the season the last and
greatest cut of prices, and,
if you're wise, you'll make a bee line immediately
to Kaufmann's Grand Depot. As is usual in such
cases, the earliest purchasers will catch the best bargains. Don't defer
your coming, therefore, but let's see you as soon as you possibly can.
You will be surprised at how far your dollars will go.
I V 4X440444044440&00400
Fifth Avenue and Smithfield Street
PENNSYLVANIA COMPANY'S LINES
.November 19, 1883, Central Standard Time.
As follows from Union Station: For Chicago, d 723
a. m., d 12:20, d 1:00. d 7:45. except Saturday. 11:20
p. m.: Toledo. 7:25 a. m., d 12:20, d 1:00 and except
Saturday. 11:20 p. m.: Crestline. 5:43 a. in.; Clere-
land, 6:10, 7:25 a.m., 12:50 and d 11:05 p.m. : N ew Has-
tie and Yonnrstown. 7:05 a. m
Yonncstown and Mies, d 12:20 D. m
Erie and Ashtabula. 7:05 a. m 12.-20 p. m.; Niles
and Jamestown, 3:1-5 p. m.; JUasslllon, 4:10p.m.;
Wheeling and Bellaire. 6:10a. m., 12:50, S.SOp. m.;
Beaver Falls, 4:00, 5.05 p. m., S 820 a. m.; Lcets
dale. 5:30 a. m.
ALLEGHENY-Kocboter. 6:30 a. m.; Beaver
Falls, 8:15, 11:00 a. in.: Enon, 3:00 p. m.: Leets
dale, 10:00, 11:45 a. in., 2.C0, 4:30, 4:43, o:30L 7:00. 9:U
p. m.; Conway, 10:30 p m.; Fair Oaks, S 11:40 a.
m.tLeetsdale, S8:10p. m.
TRAINS AKK1VE Union station from Chicago,
except Monday 1:50, d 6:00, d 6:15 a. m., d 7:J5 p.
m. ; Toledo, except Monday 1:50, d 6:15 a. m., 7:35
S. m., Crestline, 2:10 p. m.; Youngstown and
ew Castle. 9:10 a. m., 1:25, 7:35, 10:15 p. m. ; N ties
and Younistown, d?:. m.; Cleveland, d 5:50a.
in., 2:25, 7:45 p. m.; Wheeling and Bellaire, 9:00
a. m 2:25, 7:45 p. m.: Erie and Ashtabula, 1:23,
10:15 p. m.; MasslUon, 10:00 a. ni.; Nlles and
Jamestown. 9:10 a.m.; Beaver Falls, 7:30 a. m.,
i:iup. m., a 8:25 p. m.: leeisaaie, ju:j p. m.
ARRIVE ALLEGIIENY-From Enon, 8:00 a.
m.: Conway, 6:50; Rochester, 9:40 a. m.; Beaver
Fills, 7:10 a. m., 6:40 p. m.s Leetsdale, 6:50, 6:iv
7:15 a. m.. 12:00, 1:43, 4:30, 6:30, 9:00 p. m.: Fair
Oaks, S 8:55 a. m.; Leetsdale, S 6:05 p. m.: Beaver
Falls. S 8:25 p. m.
o, sunaay ouir; u, uaiijr; uiuct uauis, uicyy
PrrrsiiDRG and lake erik railroad
COMPANY-Schedute In effect January 13.
18S9, Central time:
P. & L. E. R. R.-DEPAnT-For Cleveland, 5:23,
7:40 A.M., 1:20, 4:15, 9:30p. M. For Cincinnati,
Chicago and St. Louis, 5:25 A. u., 'IMC, 9ao P. 31.
For Buffalo, 10:20 A. M.. 4:15 "9:30 P. X. For Sala
manca, 7:40 a. M.. '1:20, 9:30 p. M. For Beaver
Falls, 5:25, 7:40, 10:20 A. jr., 1O0, 3:30, 4:15, 5:201
"9:30 p. M. For Chartiers, 5:25, '5:35, 6:50, 57:00.
7:15, S:40, l.tA, 925, 10:20 A. M.. 12:05, 12:45, 11:25
1:4 1:30, 4:45, '5:10, 5:20, 8:20, 10:30 p. II.
Aiimtx From Cleveland, 3:JO A. if., 1:00.
5:40, 8.-00 p. M. From Cincinnati, Chicago and
St. Louis, '1:00, 8:00 P. M. From Buffalo. 5:30 A.
M., '1:00,5:40 P.M. From Salamanca, '1:00, '30
P. M. From Youngstown, 5:30, 8:50, 9:20 A. M.,
1:00, 5:40. 8:0O p. M. From Beaver Falls, 5:J0t
8:50, 7:20, 0:20A. M., 1:00. 1:33: 5:40, 8:00. P. M.
From Chartiers, 5:10, 5:22, 5:30, 16:42, :, 7:08,
7:30, 8:40, 9;20. 10:10 A. jr.. 12:00 noon, 12:30. 1:U,
1:S5, '3:42. 4:00, 4:15, 5:00, 5:10, 5:40. 9:12 P. Jt.
P., McK. AY.R. It.-UEPAnT-For New Haven,
5:40a. Jr., 3:55 p. H. For West Newiou. 5:15 p. M.
For New Haven, 7:00 A Jr.. Sundays, only.
ARRIVE-Frora New Haven. 9ril0 A.M.. "SrfHP.
M. From West Newton, 6:43, 9.00A. M.,5:05p.M.
Dally. ISundays only.
E. HULBROUK, General Superintendent.
A. E. CLARK, General Passenger Agent.
City ticket office, 401Smlthfleld street.
ALLEGHENY VALLEY KAILROAW
Tralns leave Union Station (Eastern Standard
time): Klttannlng Ac, 6:55 a. m.: Niagara Ex.,
dally. 8:45 a. rc.. llolton Ac. 10:10 a. m.; Valley
Camp Ac, 12:05 p. m.: Oil City and JUnBols Ex
press,2:00 p.m. ; HulUn Ac, 3:00 p.m. : Ivlttannlng
Ac, 4:00p.m.; Braeburn Ex., 5:00 p.m.; Klttann
lng Ac, 5:30 p. m. ; Braeburn Ac, 6:20p.m.: Hul
ton Ac, 7:50 p. m.; Buffalo Ex., dally.
8:SOp. m.; Hulton Ac. :u v. m.t uraeburn Ac,
ii mu p. m.
Church trains Braeburn, 12:40 p. n.
m. Pullman Sleeping Cars between
and 9:35 p. m. Pullman Sleeping Cars between
nrrana uunaio. x.. n. uj.i.j
and Buffalo. E. H. UTLEY. G, F. &
A. j DAVID MCCABGO, Gen. Bunt.
1 L ft,
1 ill YMf( o Y-S j '
1 . o 1 I J -
III (llV vr!1X33
PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD ON AN3
alter November 26, 18!i trains leave Union
Station, Pittsburg, as follows, Eastern Standard
MAIN LINE EASTWARD.
New York and Chicago Limited of Pullman Ve
UDUie daily at na a. m
Mall train, t
ixpress dally for tno East. 3:00 a.m.
, dally, except Sunday, 6:55 a. m. Sua-
dar. mall. 8:40 a.m.
Day express dally at 8:00 a. m.
Mail express dally at 1:00 p. m.
Philadelphia express dally at 4:30 p. m.
Eastern express dally at 7:15 p. m.
Fast Line dally at 9.00 p. m.
Greensburg expresa5:10 p. m. week days.
Derry express ll:0O a. m weekdays.
All through trains connect at Jersey Cltrwltli
boatsof "Brooklyn Annex" for Brooklyn. N. Y.,
avoiding double lerrlage and Journey through N.
Trains arrive at Union Station as follows:
Mall Train, dally 8:20 p. m.
Western Express, dally 7:45 a. m.
1'aclUc Express, dally 12:45 p.m.
Chicago Limited Express, dally 8:30 p.m.
Fast Line, daily 11:55 p.m.
SOUTIIWESr PENN RAILWAY.
For Unlontown, a:5 and s:xSa. m. and 4:23 p.
m.. without change of cars; 1.00 p.m., connect
ing at Greensburg. Trains arrive from Union-
town at 9:43 a. m., 12:20. 6:15 and 8:20 p.m.
WEST PENNSYLVANIA DIVISION.
From FEDERAL ST. STATION. Allegheny City.
Mall train, connecting for BlalrsvIIle... 6:45 a. m.
Express, for Blalrsville, connecting for
Butler 3:15 p. in.
Butler Accom 8:20 a. m., 2:25 and 5:13 p.m.
Sprlngdale Accom 11:40 a. m. and 6:20 p. m. '
rrceport Accom 4:00, 8:15 and 10:30 p.m.
On Sunday 12:50 and 9:30 p.m.
North Apollo Accom 10:50 a. m. and 5:00 p. m.
Aiiegneny junction Accommodation,
connecting for Hntler
connecting for Butler 3:20 a.m.
Blalrsville Accommodation 11:30 p. m.
Trains arrive at FEDERAL STREET STATION:
Express, connecting from Butler
Mall Train 2:35 n. m.
Butler Accom 9:23 a. m., 4:and7:20p. m.
Blalrsville Accommodation 9:52 p. m.
FrcenortAecom.7:40a.m.. 1:32, 7:20 and 11:00 p. rn.
On Sunday 10:10 a.m. and 7:00 p. m.
Sprlngdale Accom 6:37a.m., and 3:02p.m.
North Apollo Accom 8:40 a. m. and 5:40 p. m.
Trains leave Unlonstitlon.PlttJourg, as followt:
For Honongahela City, West Brownsville and
Unlontown. fla. m. For Monongahela City and
West Brownsville, 7:05 and 11 a. m. and 4:40 p. nu
On Sunday. 1:01 p. m. For Monongahela City, 5:49
p. m week davs.
Dravosburg Ac. week davs, 3.20 p. m.
West Elizabeth Accommodation, 8:50a. n., 2:00,
6:20 and 11:33p.m. Sunday. 9: W p.m.
Ticket oBlces-Corner Fourth avenue and Try
street and Union station.
CHAS. E. PUG1L J- R. WOOD,
General Manager. Gen'l Pass'r Agent.
PANHANDLE ROUTE-NOV.12, 1883. ONIOIC
station. Central Standard Time. Leave for
Cincinnati and St. Louis, d 7:30 a.m., d 8:00 and
a ii:li p. m. uennison, z:u p. m. unicago.
12:05, d 11:13 p. m. Wheeling, 7:30 a. m..
6:10 p.m. Steubenviue, sua a. ro. Washington,
6:53. 8:35 a.m.. 101. 3:i
a.m. BurgetUtown,Sll:33a.m.. 5:25 p. m. Mans
field, 7:15, 110 a. m.. 6:3a dS:35:10:4u, p.ra. Me-
;Ab ioa p. u. J3mger, iu:ia
llnnnMo 1 4:1.-L il 1(1:00 n. m.
Vmm th West, d 1:30. (I 6:00. a.
m., 3:03, d 3:
p.m. Denntsflu 9:35a.m. steuDenvllle, 3:(
Whpplfnir ln. 8:45 a.m.. 3:OA 8:53 n.m. ltr
rule. a:lfi r
.. i. ....- - .-. z
" " "5. - .. .. ..l .7 -O-"-
beellnir. 1:50. 8:45 a.m.. J:u s:&n.m.
i n- m-
town, 7115a. m., o :uo a.m.
Mansfield. 5:35,, 9:00
.m. Bulger, l:40p. m. -
9:55 a. m 2:13, 6:20 p. To..
m 12M3 d 6:3) ana 10:00 p.
MeDonalds. d(:35a. m.. Q9:0Od. m.
a daily; a aunosyoajy; ciner trains, except""
T : .. -.. .. -.. .T- :