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THE PirTSBTTHG DISPATCH, TUESDAY, ' PEBBUAET 12, 1889.
THE SCHOOL HOKROE.
Chief Clerk Pomeroy Says the McAl
isterville Children Are
WELL FED, CLOTHED AND HOUSED.
He Denies That Snperintendent
GENERAL TTAGXEK'S EEPOET TO BEAYEK
A MoTcment to tednct the Eipensts of the Orphans
The other side of the story of the McAlis
terville school horror is told in this morn
ing's DisrATCH. The children are said to
be well fed and kindly treated, and their
mental troubles are alleged to be merely
sympathetic and the result of mimicry. At
the same time there is a moTement on foot
to separate the schools from the Department
of Public Instruction, which is expected to
result in a large sarins in salaries.
tFROM A 6TJLFF COBBESFONDKfT.3
Hahrisbukg, February 1L Chief Clerk
Pomeroy, of the Department of Soldiers
Orphans' Schools, has been to McAlister
ville, viewed the situation, and reports that
with the exception of three children, the
school at that place was all right when he
left last evening. On his way from McAl
isterville he met Inspector Greer on the
way to the school to investicate the reports
that have been published in the newspapers,
and the latter will make a formal report to
the department concerning the matter. Chief
Clerk Pomeroy reports the children well
clad and well fed, and qnotes from the
.printed report of Dr. Banks and private
conversations with him in support of this
statement, and the statement that the build
ings and quarters occupied by the children
tare in excellent sanitary condition.
The peculiar derangement originated with
a weak-minded boy and a mimic. From
these it spread.
UO GIRLS ATTACKED.
"One peculiarity ot the matter," said Mr.
Pomeroy, "is the fact that not a girl has
been affected. The studies of the school
have been relaxed and when I left it was
expected the three cases remaining would
soon be well. One of the three was in bed,
but it would not be strange if his case were
the most difficult to deal with, as his par
ents are insane. I asked Dr. Banks would
it be advisable to furlough those who were
ill for the purpose of removing them from
th those likely to be sympatheti
cally affected. 'If you do that, replied the
doctor, 'you are likely to leave an oppor
tunity of fnrloughing the majority of the
children within 24 hours.' "
"Have vou seen General "Wagner's state
"I have. He alleges that Snperintendent
(Higbee suppressed his last report. The last
report he made to us was published in our
department report for 188G. He made a
subsequent report to Governor Beaver,
dated from Philadelphia, April 28, 1887.
His report should have been made to the
Snperintendent of Soldiers Orphans'
Schools, but he not only entirely ignored
the department in so doing, but specifically
did so in the opening paragraph of his re
port. We received a copy of that report,
but as it was not made to the Department
'Superintendent, we did not publish it.
AS Cf FOBMAL BErOET.
The matter is simply this: General Wag
ner reported to the Governor, and reports
to the Governor are not the property of our
department Hence, the department did
not incorporate it with the annual report.
This is the extent of the suppression. We
received a copy ot General Wagner's re
port to the Governor, and it is on file in the
'department. Here is the opening paragraph
f it, to which'I have referred:
To His Excellency, General James A. Beaver,
i Having been appointed Inspector and Ex
aminer ot Soldiers Orphans Schools bj your
prececessor, wuicn appointment was confirmed
by you on February 1J, 1SST. and beinc com
pelled to resign because of my appointment as
Director of the Department of Public Works
of this city, I beg to present this, my final,
report to the authority under which I hold my
"In view of this," said Mr. Pomeroy,
"the department could hardly be expected
to treat General Wagner's report as its
official property, and as for suppressing it,
it was not Superintendent Higbee's to either
suppress or publish."
KEFiECTCfG OU HIGBEE.
The report in question makes severe re
flections on Superintendent Higbee, calling
him physically incapable of performipg the
duties of his office, and plainly intimating
that there might be other reasons for the
management not coming up to the expecta
tions of General Wagner. The General
also complains to the Governor of the
pigeon-holing in the department of rules
and regulations for the government of the
schools. This, it may be remembered, was
the subject ol a pointed correspondence be
tween Mr. Wagner and Superintendent
Higbee, in which the latter told the former
ifhe meant that rules and regulations had
been pigeon-holed in his department he
told a deliberate falsehood. General Wag
ner, in reply, called Superintendent Higbee
a physical and mental dyspeptic, and in
timated that he was also a blackguard and
a bully. These polite reflections on Super
intendent Higbee at a time wlien his son
was lying at the point of death terminated
The facts concerning that matter," said
Chief Clerk Pomeroy, "are that the rules
which we had drawn up for the government
of the schools were sent to General Wagner
for his approval or condemnation. When
he returned them with recommendations
we Bent them to the Governor, who has
them yet We drew up rules of our own
later, which we consider very satisfactory."
AN ECONOMICAL SUGGESTION.
Further questions addressed to Mr. Pom
eroy developed the following interesting
facts concerning the legislation for Soldiers
Orphans' Schools now before the Legisla
ture: The proposition to separate the Sol
diers Orphans Schools from the Depart
ment of Public Instruction comes from
Superintendent Higbee himself. It will
decrease his salary, it is true, but he does
not take that into consideration. He says
the schools need a separate superintendent
daring their closing year more than at anv
other time, as there is more danger
that they will then be neglected. About
the time of the inspection of the soldiers
orphans' schools Superintendent Higbee is
employed with the normal schools, and
must neglect one or the other. His plan is
to abolish the offices of the inspectors in'
separating the department from the Educa
tion Department, and to have the work of
inspection done by his inspector and. chief
clerk. Dr. Higbee and Inspector Greer
conferred with the Governor on this point
and the latter was so favorably impressed
that in his annual message he suggested the
separation of the departments. The bill
introduced by Senator McCreary to this
end, according to figures furnished by Mr.
Pomeroy, reduces the expenses of the
soldiers orphans' branch.
THE J3ALABT LIST.
The expenses at present are as follows:
Salary of Superintendent, in addition to his
salary as Superintendent of Public In
struction, $1,250; male inspector, 81,800; fe
male inspector, $1,200; chief clerk, f 1,800;
additional clerk, $1,400; traveling expenses,
$1,300; total, $8,750. The expenses pro
vided forby the new bill are: Superintend
ent, 53,000; chief clerk, 81,600; additional
clerk, $1,400; traveling expenses, $1,500;
total, $T,700. The saving thus shown is
S1.050 per annum. It may be remarked
here that Inspector Wagner in his last re
jxirt recommended the separation of the
soldiers orphans' schools irom the Depart
ment of Education, and suggested that the
superintendent's salarv be fixed at $2,000.
"I do not know,"said Mr. Pomeroy, "who
the new superintendent will be if the bill
passes, but if 1 am to remain in the depart
ment I hope it will be the present male in
spector, ex-Senator Greer, who is one of the
most careful and conscientious men I ever
met There have been no admissions to the
schools since 1887, and none are contem
plated now, but it is proposed to continue
fdn cntmnlt .,;! MS for the reason already
stated in your paper justice to the young
cniiaren wno are now aiu u. Uic u.
This has the indorsement of the Governor
and the Grand Army committee. As to the
children at McAlistervillc, I iound them a
rosy-cheeked lot of youngsters, but as to the
general details of the institution I refer you
to the formal report, which will be made by
Inspector Greer." SlMrsON.
Condensed Special Dispntches From Enr
ronndinc Communities That Are Tribu
tary lo rittuburc.
Geetevo & VickeeS, drygoods merchants
at Canton, made an assignment to-day. Assets,
Ula.000; liabilities, 820,00(1.
Govxesor Beaver yesterday granted a
respite to George Clark, the Greene county
murderer, until the 30tU of April, 1SS9.
AT Greenville James Whlttaker attempted
to poison himself with arsenic, bnt It was
pumped out of him in time to save his life, it is
A charter has been granted at the State
Department to the Beech Creek and Hudson
River Railroad, 20 miles lone, in Lycoming and
Northumberland counties from New Berry to
Turbotsville. The capital stock is 51,000,000.
At Little Washincton Judge Mcllvaine yes
terday afternoon fined Dr. James Pearson, of
Coal Bluff. 550 and costs for practicing medi
ciuo without being registered as required by
law. He pleaded guilty to the charge and paid
The Judge directed the jury to bring In a
verdict for the defendant In the case of P. H.
SIclvin versus Clarion county. Plaintiff haa
claimed damaces troni the county because they
failed to furnish him with detailed drawings
for the Court House.
The drygoods store of Gecting fc Tickers,
Canton, was closed yesterday by the Sheriff
upon executions aggregating $11,000, In favor
of local parties. Shortly after the doors were
locked the firm made an assignment to John
B. Deweese. The stock will invoice about
Mrs. Joseph Groxer, who lives on Wash
ington street, Fairport, went out last evening
to make a call. Joseph and Carrie, twins, 2
years and 8 months old, were left in the honse
in charge of an 18-year-old brother. The young
man left the house, and while he was away the
building caught fire and burned down. The
bodies of the twins, terribly charred, have been
recovered. Mrs. Groner is nearly wild with
grief, and her life is despaired of.
The trial of Michael Riziolo, alias "Red
Nosed Mike," the notorious murderer of
Lnzcrne county, was resumed yesterday morn
ing. The evidence being all in and the argu
ments closed, the Judge charged the jury and
at 12:15 the jury retired. In just one hour it
filed Into court again and returned a verdict of
murder in the first decree. The prisoner heard
the verdict unmoved, and was remanded until .,
next Saturday, when sentence win do passed.
Burglars raided a number of Newark
houses Sunday nicbt A suspicious-looking
character was arrested yesterday while he was
jumping on a fanhandle east-bound freight
He gave the name of Frank Hagan, of Pitts
bnrg. Stolen goods were found on him and be
was identified as one of the men who burglar
ized the joint ticket office of the Baltimore and
Ohio and Panhandle at Union station. A trial
before the Mayor resulted in his being bound
over to court
Before daylight yesterday and shortly after
the miners had cone to work in the Brady's
Bend Mining Company's mines, near East
Brady, a loaded car of coal broke loose at the
top of the incline and dashed to the bottom,
instantly killing Edward M. Baker, aged 2i. a
miner, and seriously if not fatally injuring the
weighmaster, Robert E. Cnswell, who had a
leg broken and received internal injuries. The
tipple house was totally destroyed by the firing
pieces of car and coal.
Judge Mehard yesterday rendered his de
cisions on the liquor applications from all
towns in Mercer county, and the result is
almost a complete route for the liquor men.
Of the 21 applications but 7 were granted, 3 in
Greenville and 4 in Sharon. The Carver and
Messer Houses, two of the largest hotels be
tween Erie and Pittsburg, were refused license.
But one wholesale applicant, George Dresch,
of Sharon, was successful in obtaining license.
The Judge's decision created great surprise.
Executions were issued yesterday and
levies made on the property of Zadock B.
Springer, an extensive hardware and farm im
plement dealer of Uniontcwn. The judgments
entered against him so. far aggregate $33,175,
while suits Dendroc and other unsecured in
debtedness will likely run his liabilities to
835,000. The principal creditors are the First
National Bank, of tfnlontown, for tl9,022;
Captain Sam Brown, of Pittsburg, $7,500. and
Walker Stratman & Co., 11378. Snrincer's
property, three farms, two business houses and
stock is worth about 30,000.
MODEL OF A FIRE BOAT.
Exact Ontlino of n 850,000 Craft to Ply
Streams In tho City.
Contractors Free & Meredith have on ex
hibition in the window of the Hamilton
Building a plan for a marine fire boat,
which they have just completed. The boat
is to be made with double hull and double
bow, with two pilot wheels, and will be pro
pelled by four engines, with four duplex
pumps for fire purposes.
On either end are gang planks, which are
kept ready for use; and on an alarm of fire,
the hose cart on either end starts with the
end of the hose direct to the fire. Twelve
lines of hose can be used, if necessary.
The gang plank is hollow, and in case of
a steamer on fire, may be used as a shield
to work from. The estimated cost is 50,000.
An Injunction Sccnred.
H. D. Heath,the Lincoln Township Eoad
Assessor, has secured another injunction
against the McKeesport and Belle Vernon
Ilailroad Company, to prevent it from de
stroying the township road. The road is
announced to commence running trains by
February 18. It will give Elizabeth, Pa.,
Joint Agent Childers,of the Central Traf
fic; Association, denies that theie is even
any danger of the organization going to
pieces. The story of a collapse is a mistake.
The proposed plan of reorganization has
not yet been printed, and it will take some
time before it is ratified.
To The State Encampment.
A large number of delegates left yester
day for the State Encampment of the G. A.
E. at Erie, beginning to-day.
Is one of the most prevalent of diseases.
Few persons have perfect digestion.
One of Ayes Pills, taken after dinner,
or a dose at night before retiring, never
fails to give relief in the worst cases,
and wonderfully assists the process of
nutrition. As a family medicine, Ayer's
Pills are unequaled.
James Quinn, 90 Middle st, Hartford,
Conn., testifies : "I have used Ayer's
Pills for the past thirty years and con
sider them an invaluable family medi
cine. I know of no better remedy for
liver troubles, and have always found
tiem a prompt cure for dyspepsia."
Lucius Alexander, of Marblehead,
Mass., was long a severe sufferer from
Dyspepsia, complicated with enlarge
ment of the Liver, most of the time
being unable to retain any food In his
stomach. Three boxes of Ayer's Pilla
Frederic C. Greener, of East Dedham,
Mass., for several months troubled with
Indigestion, was cured before he used
half a box of these Fills.
Dr. J. C. Ayer & Co., Lowell, Mass.
Bold by all Druggist! and Dealers in Hedidne.
SCOTT'S MINERAL BASK TEETH
Warranted for Life
Made only by Dr. Charles S. Scott, 624
Pcnn avenue, opposite Horhe's.
Two Days Longer.
Our sale of $9 suits will continue two days
longer, to-day and Wednesday. It is our
first suit sale of the season, and comprises
about 340 elegant tailor-made suits, manu
factured from imported cheviots, fancy
worsteds, English carsimeres, etc., at $9.
We had a great call for them on Monday,
and so extended the sale for, to-day and to
morrow. The suits are all superbly made,
lined with heavy silk-finished serge, and $9
is the quick-selling price they go tor.
P. C. C. C, corner Grant'and Diamond
streets, opposite the new Court House.
Go to the Best.
Dr. Charles-S. Scott, 624Pennavc, oppo
site Home's, is the best extractor of teeth in
this vicinity. He never fails and you suffer
no pain. Patronize him once and, our word
for it, you will never go elsewhere.
You can make a payment down and then a
payment monthly till all paid for and not
miss the money and have the use of the in
strument while paying for it
It Leads Them All.
The most delicions soda cracker ever pro
duced is Marvin's Orange Blossom. Your
grocer keeps it ttsu
Marriage Dceuies Granted Yesterday.
(Martin J. llcamon liraddoct
! Margaret Qulnn Driddocfc
Aujrust Molthcr Ktna
J Maria M. Kels Etna
3 J. frank Scott TCttsburg
Martha Barndt Pittsburg
5 Henry Renter Allegheny
(Mary A. Meyer Allegheny
Charles Noble Sliarpsburg
J Mamie McConnor Sliarpsburg
i William Hommcsfahr 1'lttsbure
3 Mary J. E. Bailie Fittsburg
J George Hochswcnder l'lttsburg
U'hocbe Simpson l'lttsburg
f John A. Jletzlcr Reserve township
J Theresa Iluliu Allegheny
5 Louis Aibrecht Plttsbnrg
1 Annie Hawtins l'lttsburg
J Robert Corless l'lttsburg
I Nellie Hicks rituburg
AIKINS On Sunday. February 10, atl2:40 A.
M.. Mary M. Reynolds, wife of John Aikins.
Funeral services at the residence of her hus
band, 47 Esplanade street Allegheny, on Tues
day at 2 p. it Interment private at a later
BREEN On (Sunday. February 10, 1889, at
4:30 p. si., John Babkv Bkeen, in his 40th
TFuneral from his late residence, No. 11
Mercer street on Wednesday mornejq at
8:30 o'clock. Services at St Bridget's at 9
o'clock. Friends of the family are respectfully
invited to attend.
iTrenton (N. J.) papers please copy.
BROTHERS On Sunday, February 10, 1S89,
at 2:50 a. it. Con a Floeesce Beothees, aged
4 years and 7 months.
Funeral services from the residence of her
grandfather, Benjamin Waddington, No. 19
Kirkpatrick avenue, Allegheny, on Tuesday
AFTernoojt at 230, Interment private.
CARLIN On Monday, February 11, at 9 A.
St., Jouif Robert Carlin, at his parents' res
idence, Hoboken, Pa., aged 14 months and 23
Funeral from his grandmother's residence,
145 Sedgwick street Allegheny, on Tuesday
afternoon at 4 o'clock. Friends of the fam
ily are respectfully invited to attend.
CONEBY On Monday, February 1L at 11:45
A. i, at his residence. No. 6 Roberts street Al
lecheny, J. B. Coneby, in the 44th year of his
Notice of funeral hereafter.
DALLAS-On Sabbath morning, February
10, at tiie residence of her son-Maw, R. W.
Hare, 76 Fremont street Allegheny, Aeexine
Glass, wife of Duncan Dallas, in the 81st year
of her age.
Funeral services Tuesday evening at 8 p.
m. Interment private at Uniondale Cemetery
on Wednesday morning. 2
GERLACH On Monday, February 11th, at
220 A. K., John George. Infant son of Cle
ments and Sophie Qerlach. aced 1 year, 11
'months and 3 days.
Funeral services at tho residence, of his pa
rents, No. 221 Main street Allegheny City, on
Tuesday, 12th inst, at 1:30 P. sr. Friends of
the family are respectfully invited to attend.
JLA.SON On Sunday, February 10, 18S9, at
420 a. it., Mrs. Rebecca J. Rodgers, wife of
D. O. Mason, in her 42d year.
Funeral from her late residence. 87 Adams
street Allegheny, on Tuesday, February 12,
at 2 o'clock P. M. Interment private. 2
McCREERY Monday morning, February
11, 1SS9, between 2 and 6 o'clock, of heart dis
ease, Alexander McCeeery.
Funeral will take place from the residence of
his son, M J. McOrecry, corner Shelby street
and Webster avenue, near Erin street Tues
day afternoon, at 2 o'clock. Friends of the
family are respectfully invited to attend.
McCOY On Monday, February 11, 1SS9, at
6:10 r. x., Sarah McCoy, aged 73 years.
Funeral will take place from the residence of
her son, John McCoy, No. 311 Second avenue,
at 220 p. m. on Wednesday. Friends of the
family are respectfully invited to attend. 2
PORE On Monday morning at 3 o'clock, Ja
cob G. Pore, aged 41 years.
Funeral from his late residence, corner Forty-third
and Foster streets, Wednesday af
ternoon at 3 o'clock.
ROTH-On Monday afternoon, Fehruarv 11.
at 1:45 o'clock, Annie M., wife of William
Roth, in her 35th year.
Fnneral will take from her lata residence.
East street extension. Reserve township,
Wednesday, February 13, at 2 p. m. Friends
of the family are respectfully invited to at
REED On Sunday, February 10, 1SSD, at 1
o'clock p. it, James D., youngest son of MUo
and Mertilla Reed, in his 19th year.
Funeral services at his parents' residence,
corner of Forty-fourth and Hatfield streets, on
Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock. Interment
at Beaver, fa.
Beaver papers please copy.
SPAHR Suddenly, on Sunday, February 10,
18S9, at the residence of her daughter. Mrs. A.
H. Ritscher, Lebanon, Pa., Elizabeth, relict
of the lato Lemuel Spahr, in the 66th year of
Funeral services at her late home, Ellsworth
avenue. Twentieth ward, this afternoon, at
2 o'clock. Interment private. -
SIEBERT On Monday. February 11, 1S89, at
4:30 p. sr.. Alice Kistberly, wife of David H.
Funeral from her late residence, Shaler
township, on Wednesday, at 2 r. sr. Friends
of the family are respectfully invited to attend.
TBUNICK-On Sabbath. February 10, 18S9,
at 930 o'clock p. jr., Benney Tkunick, of
Moon township, in the 86th year of his age.
Funeral from his late residence, Wednes
day, February 13, at 2 o'clock p. at Friends
of the family are respectfully invited to at
tend. Friends will be met at Coraopolis, P. 4
L. E. R. R., at 12 o'clock. 2
WAGNER On Sunday, February 10, 1SS9,
at 1 o'clock, p. jr., Williasi Phillip, son of
John George and Eva Elizabeth Wagner, nee
Hertel, aged 5 years 0 months 7 days.
Funeral from his parents' residence. No. 30
Tustin street, Pittsburg, on Tuesday, Febru
ary 12, at 2 o'clock p. si. Friends of the family
are respectfully invited to attend. 2
JAMES ARCHIBALD & BRO.,
LIVERY AND SALE STABLES,
117, 119 and 136 Third avenue, two doors below
Bmithfield st, next door to Central Hotel.
Carriages for f unerals.$3. Carriages for one
parties, o, at the lowest rates. All new car
riages. Telephone communication. my3-d60-TTS
pEPRESENTED IN PITXSBORU IN ISCl
Assets . J9j07l,696iB.
Insurance Co. of Korth America.
Looses adjusted and paid by WILLIAM L
JONES. WFonrtb avenue. ia20-s2-D
WESTER2T INSVBANCE CO.
NO. 411 WOOD STREET.
ALEXANDER NIM1CK, President.
JOHN B. JACKSON. Vice President
iel8-o5S-TTS WM. P. HERBERT, Secratary.
MANUFACTURERS AND MERCHANTS
INa CO.. 417 Wood street, Pittsburg, fa.
Capital ?250,000 00
As-ets Januarv 1. ltS9 3U3.745 80
Directors Chas. W. Bitchclor. President;
John W. Chalfant, Vice President;- A. E. W.
Painter, Robt Lea, M. W. Watson, John Wil
son, Joseph Walton, Vm. G. Park, A.M.Byers,
J as. J. Donnell, Geo. E. Painter, John Thomp
son. Wm.T. Adair, Secretary; Jas. Little, As
sistant Secretary; August Ammon. General
ing the past
to. We con
.ains at sac
raise the gate to let into
tide of upholstery goods,
Hotels and private house furnishers
will make monejr by seizing this oppor
tunity to buy for future need. Curtains
and Upholstering Stuffs, whose only
fault is that they are last season's pat
terns, which must give place to the new.
N. B. Our old stock of Carpets and
Furniture is still going at forced sale
33 FIFTH AVENUE33
Dresses, .Skirts, etc,
We are going out of this branch
of Children's Goods and have
placed out in trays on the Ribbon
Counter a large lot of Plain and
Fine Embroidered Goods, at
If you need goods of this kind it
will pay you to come to this sale.
HORNE & WARD,
41 FIFTH AVENUE.
Have commenced to ar
rive, and we require
We therefore offer bur
large and complete line of
Embracing Tea, Dinner
and Toilet Sets, Hotel
Ware, Lamps and Chan
deliers, Gas Fixtures,
Bronzes and Clocks, Bric-a-Brac,
Cut Glass and
Art Potteries, comprising
many useful and elegant
AT POPULAR PRICES.
THE J. P. SMITH,
Lamp,GIass & China Co.
935 Penn Avenue.
O. D. LEVIB.Soll!rttrfPtntt
131 Fifth avenue, above Bmithfield, next Leader
office. (No delay.) Established 20 years.
L I n " 'Tii " r
I -I I 111 V fcj
"THE WAY TO RESUME IS TO
We say "THE WAY TO SELL
GOODS IS TO SELL THEM,"
and we are doing it Doing it by
fair and legitimate business
methods; doing it by enterprise
and push; doing it by judicious
advertising and living up to it; do
ing it by courteous treatment to all,
whether they be large or small buy
ers, or merely lookers on; doing it
by giving good values, so that with
us it means, once a customer, al
ways a customer. Having receiver
many inquiries regarding our "Forget-me-not"
Muslins we again give
our prices, as our sale is to be con
tinued: Forget-Me-Not Muslins,
At less than manufacturers' present prices.
Dauntless Muslin, one yard
Soft finish Chapman Muslin,
one yard wide 7c
Hero Muslin, 33 inches wide.. "c
Hero Muslin, one yard wide... 8c
Blackstone Muslin, one yard
Fruit of the Loom Muslin,
one yard wide Be
Fruit of the Loom Cambric,
WUliamsTille A 1 Muslin, one
yard wide. 9c
Lonsdale Muslin, one yard
Utica Mills Muslin, one yard
Lonsdale Cambric, one yard
Wamsutta Muslin, one yard
Of above we will sell only 10 yards to any one
Fleishman & Cos
NEW DEPARTMENT STORES,
504,506 and 508 Market st,
We want to give you more
than you can get 'anywhere
else for your money.
Our make of Clothing is
the very best in ready-made.
Cloth reliable, and trim
mings; work done by good
workpeople for good wages:
and the lowest price tied in
variably to a solid and long
Investigate before buying
Our prices are lower. It's
38 buys the highest or-
Ider of Trouserings made-to-
Sixth street and Penn avenue.
ft Week We Offer Greater
and Dovlies, white and colored. Towels
Linen Splashers, Sideboard and Tray
CARPETS AND CURTAINS;
UnilCdCCDIlUn PnnnC Rare bargains in new importations of Table Linens English, German, Irish and Scotch production
nUUonrlill3 uUUUo'B"25eand30c. Bleached and Cream, 37 Mo and 45c up the best values we have ever offered at 50c
Damasks. 87Xc. SI and SI 25. are undoubtedly bargains. TSavr fringed Cloths and Kapkins in sets, all white and colored borders, at
of Lace Curtains are especially attractive; from 50a up. Fresh designs and old favorites, SI up to S3 a pair, are excellent values.
and Portieres at low prices. V indow Shades, plain and dado, spring fixtures sue.
Dl HMICTC AMn PfiflJIITfiDTP .Oar special sale still going on. "White
DLUIifitlj tiilU LU.IrUn I O first: An extra heavy, large "White All -
Blanket, in white, red and light colors, at $5 a
nnrPP PnnnC AFJn QIIITIMPC--.8011.'6063 KHnck AlKWdol Tricots,
JJIIU OO UUUUu HIVU UUI I I11UO pjam suitings at oc a yara, soia
go to make room for new goods. French
ot those 90c, 51 25 and SI 50 goods decided bargains,
FULL LINES OF BLACK GOODS-
PI OR IO fl&in CTC.-OIearingSalestill going on in Ladies' Cloth Jackets, Raglans, and Newmarkets, Seal Plush Coats, "Wraps, Jackets and Modjeskas,
uLUHllw MliU dUI I w Children and Misses' Overgarments and Suits of all kinds. Special Onelot ol Jackets ftr Misses 6 and 8 years, only SI, were S3. One
lot of Newmarkets, 10 to 16 years, $1 25 to $2 0, were $6 to 510. Come early for choice.
CI I IfC Grand bargains in our special make of Black Gros Grain Silks, 75c, 87c,
OILllw"""pnre silk, soft finish ana guaranteed to give satisfaction in wear. Colored
prices this week.
NE"W GOODS Advance styles Spring
165, 167. and 169 FEDERAL
B. & B
::: NOW :::
Emboldened by the success we
had during fall and winter seasons,
1888, with OUR IMPORTATIONS
of Extra Wide Dress Goods and
Suitings, we have imported largely
for spring of 1889 in these extra
wide fabrics, in plain colors and
fancy weaves, and in better quali
ties than usually imported.
58-inch Cassimere Serges in light
medium weight, superb quality and
exquisite shades, and certainly sur
passing Broadcloths for tailor-made
54-inch Corded Suitings, fine
wool, latest Paris shades.
New Paris Robes or Costume
Patterns, new and effective styles.
Imported stripes, plaids and novel
ties, many exclusive designs low
est prices for fine goods we have
India Silks Genuine Shanghai,
Canton and China Cloths, 50c, 60c,
75c, $i, $1 25, $1 50 "Empire,"
"Directoire" styles; also new India
Cashmere printings. Plain black,
white and cream Indias in Toshiko,
Shanghai and Canton Cloths.
Plain India Silks for decorative
purposes or dresses, 20 and 22
inches wide, at 50c, over 50 shades.
18-inch Silk Plushes at 50c; 24-inch
Silk Plushes 75c, all the choice
French Wash Goods Department
trench Satmes, 25c, 30c and up
to finest novelties.
Scotch Zephyrs, 20c, 25c and 40c
largest offering and finest collec
tion of above ever shown.
Closing out lot double-width
American Suitings, 50-cent qualities
at 25 c a yard.
50-inch Habit Cloths in choice
mixtures, 45c, 50c and 60c; all new
and special bargains.
Unusually large importations of
black and white Dress Goods and
Suitings and Novelties now on sale
in Black Goods Department
New Hemstitched Embroideries,
Flouncings and Skirtings, 2 to 45
inches wide, at special low prices
for finest goods.
Largest offering of regular Em
broideries we have ever shown;
choicest and finest patterns and low
us, 117. 119. 121
Federal Street, Allegheny.
Closing out Blankets, Flannels,
Winter Underwear, at prices that
make trade lively.
FEBRUARY 9, '89.
Bargains than tor Before.
lower prices than ever, and in greater variety. Raw Silk Tapestry Covers. Plush Stand and Table Covers. Stomped
Sheetings and Pillow Casings; all widths. Feather -Pillows, Bolsters and Mattresses at low prices.
...Onr, Carpet stock is worth your attention. Prices are lower than can be fonnd
i"""Tapestrv, Ingrains, 3-plys and Hall and Stair Carpets, Itu"3, Mats and Oil Cloths at
pair, regularly sold at S7 50. Comforts, 60c
embroidered and braided, at
Guch as Cashmeres, Henriettas, Camel's Hair Cloths and Serges, Drap d'Almas,
at bargain prices.
Everything reduced in Men, Ladies and Children's
down irom jji.
Dress Goods, Dress Ginghams, Scotch Zephyrs, Satines, White Goods, Muslin Underwear
Goes. On Right Merrily.
If you are not amply supplied with winter underwear and other
"furnishings," you are lucky, inasmuch as you can purchase them of us
now at vastly lower prices than earlier in the season. We have still far
too many goods to carry over and we are determined to rid ourselves of
this stock while the weather lends us a helping hand.
ROOM! ROOM! IS THE CRY
and room we must and will have. With this object we have set this week
as the time during which we shall almost GIVE AWAY whatever we
have left of Winter Goods. We shall name the most ridiculously low
prices ever known and no man ever had such a grand chance to save
money. We have
Cut! Slaughtered! ISTay,
and herewith append a few figures to back up our assertions. Every
thing must go and everything will go at the prices we ask you to take
the goods away for. You'll be justified even in laying in a supply for
future needs, supposing you don't happen to want the goods now. Read!
Silk Mufflers, 49c, 69c, 89o, 99c. These prices are actually less than
cost of Importation.
Good Quality Cashmere Mufflers, 24c, 49c worth more than double the
Fanoy Percale Shirts, all newest styles and designs, three collars and
loose cuffs, 98o only. Sold all over town for 81 50.
Best Grade American Percale Shirts, two collars, loose cuffs, 69c only.
Really an unparallelled bargain.
Good Quality Scotch Gloves 24c per pair, only.
Pine Grade Scotch Gloves, fancy colors, 346 only: former price 50o.
Perrine's Astrachan Back, Kid Palm Gloves, 99c only; never sold be
fore under 81 50. r
Men's Heavy "Working Gloves, in every kind and style, with knit wrist
and wool lined, 49o only. -Real
Vienna Underwear, 42c, only.
All-Wool Scarlet Shirts or Drawers, 24c, only.
Extra Value in Merino Socks, 24o per pair, only.
Children's Underwear, selling at less than cost to close, out odd and
Boys' Genuine Pieced Seal Skating Caps, reduced to 39o.
Boys' Good "Winter Caps, 14c, 19c, 24c, 39c, 49o.
10,000 Jersey Caps at 5c each. Wool Knitted" Caps, known as storm
kings, reduced from 49c to 24c Ladies' and Children's Toboggan Caps,
this winter's styles and colors, at 50 per cent less than we sold them for
at commencement of the season. Men's Chinchilla Band Caps, 19c, 24c,
34c. Men's Plush and Velour, Caps, 24c up. Genuine Fur Caps, all
shapes, cut from $1 24 to 74c. Genuine Coney Fur Caps, reduced from
$1 49 to 90c All our French Seal $2 24 Caps closing out at $1 49.
Best Alaska Seal Caps, all shapes, such as other dealers sell at $5 to $6,
you can come and take away at $3 98 only.
VERILY WERE NO .SUCH REDUCTIONS EVER KNOWN BEFORE.
IS CALLED TO
Our M ai Perfect Insrain Stainless
BM Cotton, Lisle ana
SI Hosiery for
LADIES, CHILDREN AND MEN.
The abore hosiery will merit your attention
for tne following reasons, which makes them
superior to all others:
They do not stain the skin or clothing.
They do not tnrn ereen or change color in
any way, either from washing or perspiration.
The dye does not affect the fabric and cause
the stocking to fall in holes.
They being made ingrain insnres durability
All are double heels and toes.
Children's with double knees.
Prices are lower than all others for same
Every pair guaranteed as above.
"We have sold a very large quantity of them
already, and have not had a single complaint.
All grades. Ladies' from 29c to finest. Chil
dren's from 83c up. Men's from 25c np. For
sale here only.
A, i CAMPBELL & SOUS,
710 PENN AVENUE,
Bet. Seventh and Eighth Sts.
It Will k to loir Advantage to Inspect tie Foil owing:
anaae uiotns at popular prices, uurtam Poles in walnut, .Mahogany, .Ebony
and Colored Blankets SI a pair up. "We quote two special bargains for this week,
wool Blanket atS3 50 a pair, regularly sold at So. Second: A line Saxonv Wool
np. All at mark-down prices.
regular 75c values, pow 50o a yard. Thousands
earner at ouc.
810 to clear. These goods were imported to
SI, $1 12 and SI 25.
Dress Silks, 50o up.
Yerj superior qualities and values, ?1 50 to $2 50 a yard. All
Satin de Lyon, Surahs, Armures and fancy weaves at special
See the Bed "Wool Shirts and Drawers for Men and Ladies
STREET, ALIiEGHENY, PA.
of Wi nter Goods
GRAND BARGAIN STORE,
300 to 400 Market street,
B y a thorough knowledge of the natural laws
which govern the operations of digestion and
cately flavored beverage which may save us
many heavy doctors' bills. It is by the judicious
use of such articles of diet tfcat a constitution
may be gradually built up until strong enough
to resist every tendency to disease. Hundreds
of subtle maladies are floating around us ready
to attack wherever there is a weak point. Wo
may escape many a fatal shaft by keeping our
selves well fortified with pure blood and a prop
erly nourished frame." Civil Service Gazette.
Made simply with boiling water or milk. Sold
only in half pound tins by Grocers, labeled thus:
Or the Liquor Habit Positively Cured
by Administering Dr. Haines'
It can be Riven in a cup of coffee or tea without
the knowledge of the person taking It: Is abso
lutely harmless, and will effect a permanent and
speedr cure, whether the pitlent Is a moderate
drinker or an alcoholic wreck. Thousands of
Drunkards hare been made temperate men who
have taken Uolden Eoeclflc In their coffee without
their knowledge and to-day believe they quit
drinking from their own free will. IT NEVER
JTAIJ.il. The system once impregnated with the
Specific. It becomes an utter ImpoulbillSTforthe
liquor appetite to exist, for sale by A. J. fonkio.
Sixth anJJenn avcl'lttsbarp: E. Uolden Ic Co..
63 E. Federal St., Allegheny. Trade supplied by
eo. A. Kelly & Co., flttsfiurg, fa. aefr-SJ-TTS
Established 1513. Telephone Call 1073.
PKANK J. GTJOKERT,
Contractor and Manufacturer of
BANK, OFFICE. STORE JlSH CHURCH
Doors. 'Wainscoating. Ceilings and Hard Wood
Work of every description, for building and
decorative purposes. Mantels, Cabinets and
Furniture of Special Design. Drawings and
Estimates furnished on application. Office and
factory. No. 6S and 70 Seventh Avenue. Pitts
burg. Pa. Hard wood lumber. nZT-nlOO-Tra
is. Good,' heavy Linens at 20c.
and 60c. Full 84 wide double
remarkably low nricav Nankins
elsewhere for quality. Body Brussels,
bareain prices. Our new importations
Turcoman and Chenille Curtains
of yards Plain, Mixed, Striped and
sell tor S25. Broadcloths A few left
Albatross and many novelty weaves