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SERSOTaBDBB SSSSSbSSST' ROI
mm AND CHESTS.
The Two Good and Final Lectures of
the Anatomical Coarse.
PEOP. STEYENS AND MEDICINES.
How the Glncoss Gets Its Work in, Regard
less of the Baker.
DR. ENGLISH 6H0W8 UP THE THORAX
The last two of an Instructive series of
lectures -were delivered at University Hall,
Sixth street, yesterday afternoon. The first
as by Prof. S. H. Stevens, M. D., his sub
ject being "How to Prepare Medicines."
The speaker began by saying that the lec
tures might not be popular but they cer
tainly were scientific That meant that
ihey embraeed a plan of systematic knowl
edge on the subject. He said, in substance:
"To begin with, all food Is medicine, all
medicine is poison, and all poison is medi
cine; in other words, everything is a poison
and nothing is poison. All medicines come
primarily from the vegetable kingdom,
althoughwe also use mercury and silver,
and a very peculiar fact in regard to the
vegetable medicines is that they all consist
of charcoal and water.
The lecturer then proceeded to explain
the various chemical classifications of the
primary substances, and describing the pro
cess of baking a lump ot dough and the
different chemical actions it underwent,
saying that wheaten flour was the best for
making bread, only on account of the
glucose it contains. The value of this
glucose Is found in its tenacity or ability to
hold together other elements.
In this connection the speaker narrated
an incident of the burning of a starch fac
tory in England. After the fire a workman
X FECUXIAK, YELLOWISH J5UBSTAKCE,
which he took home and found that he had
a soluble gum. The discovery of this gum
led to a complete revolution of the calico
industry, the result being that calico be
came much cheaper.
The speaker continued: ''One hundred
years ago the physicians were not able to
give medicine properly, as alkaloids were
unknown. To-day, the discovery of this
wonderful principle is the basic substance
of nearly all salts. Indeed, I don't know
but what all we eat or drink might be
traced down to this alkaloidal principle."
The professor concluded his lecture by ex
plaining a few interesting chemical points
in regara to the boiling of tea and the toast
ing of bread.
Dr. W. T. English followed, and spoke
on the "Thorax and Its Contents," saying
"The thorax is that part of the body rep
resented by the ribs, and contains two out
of the three vital organs the heart and the
lungs. At first there appears to be a lack
of protection to these important bodies on
account of the thin casement of the chest."
The speaker then went on to explain the
positions and formations of the various parts
of the thorax, enumerating the true ribs as
distinguished from the false or floating ribs;
the inter-cortal muscles and the cartilages
of the back and their connection with the
spinal column. In this connection he re
marked that one of the most serious acci
dents that could befall a person was the
OF THE FIKST BIB,
since about 40 different ligaments and
muscles are gathered about this point, thus
making an injury to it a probable injury to
some ot these surrounding ligaments. After
describing the air tube or trachea, together
with its branches, the left and right bronchii,
he pointed out the several advantages which
the thorax has to resist injuria. The chest
is so shaped that any blow of a knife, which
is not exceedingly well directed, is liable to
glance off, or at the best, only injure
an outside tissue. From this the
speaker branched off and made some very
good points in regard to the wearing of
corsets and heavy wraps and overcoats. In
regard to corsets, the doctor said that if the
wearing of them was continued for two
generations more he would not at all be sur
prised to find that they were a necessity.
The lecture was concluded by an exposi
tion of an ideal chest, which is very rare
among our population.
Beiore the meeting ended, Dr. Enelish
extended his thanks to the audience for their
attendance all through the series and (or the
interest they had shown in the success of
GOLDWOETHT IS GONE
ETICTIONS IN MICHIGAN.
Settlers to be MoTed-nndTbelr House una
Geakd BAPiDb, Mich., March 30.
Marshal Waters has returned from the up
per peninsula to consult with Judge Sever
ence before proceeding to extremes with
squatters, homesteaders and pre-emptors
who have settled in the Iron rivsr re
gion on lines owned by the Lake Superior
Ship Canal and Iron Company. The com
pany in a recent suit secured judgment by
default against 23 settlers and Marshal
Waters went up to evict them. "When he
arrived the company insisted that he should
not only evict the settlers, but should also
destroy their houses and barns.
The marshal did not feel like going to
such lengths and has returned to consult
authorities. The settlers, when the case
was pending, thought they had an attorney
but he failed to appear. They are willing
to move out, and will submit'if the marshal
destrovs their houses, but if the company
dare to do it, there will be war.
Whence These Blnahct
Joseph Blush had a hearing before Alder
man McMasters yesterday on charges of
desertion and cruelty and neglect of his
children, made by Agent Dean, of the Anti
Cruelty Society, and also for surety of the
peace toward Mrs. 'Blush. On the two
former charges he was held for court in $300
bail on each charge, and on the latter charge
he was discharged.
The Tint Man to Get a. License,
Not for a saloon or restaurant, but an estab
lishment where the general public have their
old clothes cleaned, repaired and renovated,
and made to look like new. Dickson, the
tailor, is his name, and his place of business
is corner Fifth ave. and Wood street, second
floor. On his petition can be found almost
all of Pittsburg's most prominent business
men. Telephone 1558.
Tenesiest house clothing may be very
profitable to handle, but who knows what
contagion may be in them? The clothing
we sell is home made; that's why we can
warrant to keep the suit you buy of us,
costing. $10 or over, for one whole year in
good repair free of charge. Jacksons', 95t
nnd.856 Liberty St., Star Cor. New build
ing, the handsomest in Pittsburg.
Those 27-in. wide. 81 25 onalitv. India
silks which we are selling at 75c a yard are
Make your selections at
Hughs & Hacke.
Groctzlnger U an Importer.
That's why you can get a better stock to
select from than anywhere else in the city;
1,800 rolls' of China mattings from 11
cents per yard up. 627 and 629 Penn avenue.
E. P. Roberta -om Wnnt You
To feel at perfect liberty to come in their
f tores at any time and examine their collec
tion of sterling silver in coffee spoons, oyster
forks, ladles, ice cream sliecrs, salad sets,
an almost endless variety of novelties, rsu I
Aboot 830,000 ot Other People's Money la
Hancock, Mich., March 30. Charles
S. Pollock, manager of the Ishpeming busi
ness ot the Standard Oil Company, is here
straightening out the business nfatters of
the company. The shortage of Goldworthy,
their agent who skipped to Canada a week
ago, will exceed $10,000, and personal debts
and indorsements of his friends will swell
the total to $20,000. Goldworthy't friends
are at last convinced that he has left the
AFTEB MAN! MONTHS,
Draper, the Alleged Murderer, Brought to
a Flu.burc Prison.
William Draper, whowas wanted here on
charge of having committed a murder at a
picnic at Tom's Bnn, Collier township, last
June, was brought to the city yesterday
morning by Officer John Myrick, of Owens
boro, Kv., where Draper had given himself
up. When seen in prison the latter ex
pressed himself as being quite certain of an
For a Little More Than a T.
David Jeffrey was arrested yesterday on
a charge of embezzlement, preferred by John
Gray, of Hartly & Gray, before Alderman
Mc Masters, it is alleged that he collected
$5 SO belonging to the firm, which he re
tained. He will be given a hearing Tues
day. No bankrupt stock or consignment goods
handled here; every article sold here bears
the name of the maker and must be depend
able. Every suit costing $10 or over has our
name in it, even to the very button bears
our name, that is why we can safely say we
will keep them in repair for you free of
charge lor one year from date of purchase.
Jacksons', Star Tailors, Clothiers, Hat
ters and Furnishers, 951 and 956 Liberty
st. New building, lightest in this city.
The Sponge is Mightier
than the Brush.
Visit Onr Cloak Room For
All the latest spring and summer styles of
mwfsu Hugtjs & Hacke.
THROW AWAY THE SHOE BRUSH
and use a Sponge and water, which will
keep your SHOES BRIGHT
and CLBAN If you use
The women know a good Oitng and will
have it, and the men ought to.
Itpreserves the leather and gives bril
sorely a on a dock's back. Men's shoes
require dressing ONCE A WEEK
women's once a month, thit'i all. Worth
trying, isn't it? It is aUo the best dress
ing for hamesj.on which it lasts THREE
Kid Gloves bearing imitations of
our Lacing Hooks are offered for
The genuine Foster Glove Hooks .
do not catch in. Fringe, Laces, &c,
nor accidentally unfasten.
All Gloves with genuine Foster
Lacings are stamped
Demand them and tee that you, get them.
BEWARE OF IMITATIONS.
rOSTEl, PAUL fc SB.,
This powder never varies. A marvel of par
ity, strength and wholesomencss. More eco
nomical than the ordinary kin ds, and cannot
be soldin competition with the multitude of
ow est, short weight, alum or phosphate pow
ders. Sold only in cant. ROYAL BAKING
POWDER CO, 106 Wall St, N. Y.
55 NINTH ST.
D. P. OLAYBURN,
Kalsomlning and Ceiling Decorating.
NO. 92 OHIO ST, ALLEGHENY, PA.
Orders by mail promptly attended to.
Shannon Filing Cabinets.
Shannon Cabinet Supplies.
Shannon Letter files.
Shannon Transfer Cases.
TT. S. Document Cabinets.
Law Blank Cabinets.
Bank Check Cabinets.
Cabinets for Ins. Reports, Circulars and
Schlicht's Ledger Indexes.
Rapid Boiler Copier, and many other im
McCANCE BLOCK, ,
Seventh Ave. anjd Smithfield St,
No. 50 FIFTH AVENUE,
Nzab Wood Street.
Telephone No. 16
MHttlSI MerBklne na Whlikr
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wi iwn h.Miat.ii,ae.,iiaz3
addrra If. L.
J. DIAMOND, Optician,
23 Sixth. Street, JPittsbura.
Spectacles and Eyeglasses correctly adjusted
to every defect of sight. Field and Opera
Glasses, Telescopes, Microscopes, Barometers,
ARTIFICIAL EYES made to order,
and warranted. Always On hand a
large and complete stock. jaS-rrssu
PHOTOGRAPHER, 18 SIXTH STREET.
A fine, large crayon portrait S3 CU: see them
before ordering elsewhere. Cabinets, S3 and
12 50 per dozen. PROMPT DELIVERY.
m OUR' POPULAR BRAND
Will be found a combination not
always to be had.
A Pine Quality of PLUG TOBAC
CO at a Reasonable Frioe.
Zookfor the red S tin tag on
If you are looking f ot a
COMFORT AND STYLE
New Soft Hat.
DON'T FAIL TO GIVE
A FAIR TRIAL.
Ask your dealer for it. Don't take any other
JNO. FTNZER & BROS.,
A monthly publication of
interest to every house
keeper. Gives the price of
every article we carry in
stock, interesting reading
matter, household recipes,
April number now
ready. Mailed on application.
SELECT FAMILY GROCERS,
18 DIAMOND, Market Square,
Ei1" . 3TSSSSSSMQt
THE PRINCE CARLrffSSa
In otferiner this exceedingly dressy Sof r Hat,
we fill, indeed, a long felt want A great many
gentlemen are tired of the conrentlonal Derby,
and demand something new something which
would combine dressiness with comfort. The
Prlnca Karl fills the Dill. The jauntily curved
brim and rolling curl are just the thing to girt
the wearer a stylish and elegant appearance.
We show this Hat in Black, Bine, Tan-Russet
and Manilla, the latter being one. of the hand
somest colors erer produced.
The Miller Hat, for which we are sols agent
in Pittsburg, is selling wonderfully wellTIt
deserves to, being by all odds the Nobbiest Hat
out this season.
The Hatter and Furnisher,
421 AND 423 SMTTHFIEIiD ST.
Mall orders promptly filled. mh31-WTSn
Our Increase of Business De
mands More Stores, .
We hare them, an4 have made extensive
enlargements. Come and see our new front,
then step in and look through our extensive
line of Hen's, Boys' and Children's
NEW SPRING CLOTHING, HATS
EgTBargains for Bargain Seekers in all
departments. Call early.
ISTFree mnsic every Saturday night.
SALLER & CO,
Corner DiaioM and SmUbfieM Streets.
VRY FUNNY INDEED !
Headers of This Paper Will no Doubt Have Noticed
That Every Household Furnishing House Advertises
to Sell Goods Cheaper Than Any Other.
HAVE you ever stopped to think what such a state of affairs would
be ? A sells cheaper than B, and yet B sells the same thing cheaper
than A. Very funny, isn't it? "We say very funny, indeed. The fact is
There is a Large Amount of Humbug Afloat
THIS is particularly so with matter pertaining to Household Goods'
where there Is so much room for deception. The age of the
lumber, the strength of the glue, the quality of the workmanship, and lots
of other little points are worth dollars, and you rarely stop to think of
them. Nowadays, tfhea this city is flooded with unscrupulous dealers
who go into the Household Furnishing Goods business with the object
of getting rich in a few years and care not how they achieve their am-,
bition, it behooves the average buyer to have his or her wits about them''
in order not to get caught by the specious promises, extraordinarily low
prices and astounding statements which are held out as inducements in.
other words as baits Jo catch suckers. Unfortunately many of the buy
ing public swallow the baits and not knowing anything to the contrary,,,
think they've been fairly dealt with. -ft
WE HIT THE NAIL SQUARELY ON THE JIEADi
BY CLAIMING RIGHT HERE
1. That we do the largest business of our line in the country.
2. TJiat we frade only with the BEST factories in the country.
3. TJiat we always get the closest figures in the country.
4. That we carry the largest assortments in the country.
5. That we sell at the lowest prices in the country.
6. That we treat our patrons more liberally than any house in the"'
These claims we make; these claims we can prove; on these claims
do we ask your patronage. - '
WE HAVE during the winter made material improvements in our
store, and having filled our warerooms to their utmost capacity
with large and complete lines of the most desirable goods in every de
partment, we are confident that
No Lines of Furniture and Carpets Are Shown
Anywhere which are more worthy the attention of prudent buyers, for "
every article has been manufactured and selected with special reference
to the maintenance of our reputation as a thoroughly reliable establish
ment We have given careful attention to Ijeauty of design, as well as
substantial construction, and -have aimed at procuring for our customers
the best possible combination of material, workmanship and style.
OUR PRICES ARE ALWAYS THE LOWEST 1
OUR TERMS-WITHER CASH OR CREDIT!
WHERE parties elect to take advantage of our Credit system they
will find it thoroughly fair and equitable. A cordial invitation is -extended
to all to call and look through our spacious and beautiful ware- -
rooms, .whether desiring to purchase or not, as every attention will be'
cheerfully paid under all circumstances. .. . ,
.HOPPER BROS. & CO.,
PITTSBURG'S LEADING- CASH OB CREDIT HOUSE,
307 "WOOD STBEET.
Be Sure You Gefrln the Right Store. . '
WILL PRESENT THIS WEEK THE FOLLOWING
THREE GRAND GIFTS TO 'EVERY BOY.
G-dlb "TnTo 1i Tke. wonderful Puzzle that has set all
New York crazy, "The Pigs are out of the sty; can you drive them in?"
Q-ifij IN"o 2: 0Qe our wonderful Calliopes, the mo3t
amusing musical instruments ever placed before the public:
G-i.r1j USTO- 3; Ten of our side-splitting, comical Crack
Shots just imported from Berlin.
All three gifts go free this week with every Boys' Suit.
WORTH $2 50
AND $3 00;
FOR ONE DAY, TO-MORROW ONLY!
We will waltz out again to-morrow on one more of those startling
Hat Sales that have so often amazed nearly everybody and pleased or
delighted every buyer. ,
These Hats are all genuine Fur, are full satin-lined, have silk bind
ings, come in Miller, Dunlap and Knox blocks, are honestly worth from
$2 50 lo S3 every Hat of 'em and yet we say, come to-morrow (only
one day, remember) and take your pick and size for the NO PRICE AT
ALL OF 98c. This is a manufacturer's loss not ours and a puddin
for you Nearly every style will be found in this sale, including fine and
nobby Soft Hats (notice above cut) in dark shades for traveling or even
ing wear, and small, medium and large shapes in Stiff Hats. No matter
how much or little you weigh, or how big or little your head, we'll fit you
with a regular S3 Hat for 98c to-morrow.
Now, don't wait if you intend to buy a Hat before the Fourth of
July but be on hand early in the morning, 'for the finest and hand
somest'll be the first to go, of course!
THE FINEST CLOTHING
PRODUCED FOR THE SPRING AND SUMMER SEASON, 1 889,
IS NOW ON OUR COUNTERS!
We ask you to inspect a choice assortment of genuine
tailor-ma.de Spring Suits, Overcoats and Pants. A rich,
fashionable and select display that contains many con
fined and beautiful styles and ideas that won't be seen
elsewhere in this vicinity during the present season.
In such a grand, fashionable and comprehensive
stock of Men's Finest Clothing we rarely fail to please
any taste or fit any form. You can take your choice
among thousands of Business Suits, Sack Suits, Walk
ing Suits, Frock Suits. Cutaway Suits, and Prince Al
berts, many of which have three sizes to every breast
measure; fpr stout men, tall men and medium-sized
men. And for the big and good-natured we have an
immense assortment of extra large or special sizes.
Excellent Business Suits in Sack or Frock, only
$12; splendid ones for $15; fine. Suits at $18; select
ones for $20, and Princely Suits at $25. Just think of
it! A genuine Shannon Tweed for $L2! It's remark
able. Spring Overcoats and Pants a magnificent stock
that includes almost everything.
WHO HAVE BOYS TO CLOTHE, SHOULD REMEMBER '
THE FOLLOWING INTERESTING FACTS:
KILT SUITS. Nowhere -will you get such little
beauties for small lads 2 to 6 years, in either one or
two-piece Kilts, as we'll sell during the coming week for
$3. $3 5o. $4. $4 50, $5, $6, $7, $8 and $10; they come
in light gay colors, lovely mixtures, checks, broken
plaids, stylish stripes and pretty combinations. .There's
but one verdict for our Kilts: "Perfectlv lovely."
SHORT PANT SUITS for boys 4 to 14 years,
in all the pretty and graceful shapes; $3, $3 50, $4,
$4 0, $5, $6 and $7 for School, and $5 to $8, $10 and
$12 for Sunday or best wear. Among these you'll find
hundreds' of new and pretty styles, just from London,
Paris, Berlin, New York and Boston.
BOYS' LONG PA.NT SUITS: for School. Col
lege, every day and-Dress. Every new and smart style
of Sack and Cutaway, hundreds of which are carved
out just the same as the men's; $4 50, $5, $6 and $7 50
lor every day wear and school; $8 to $i'o for dice or
college; $12 to $15 for Dress or Visiting (?).
CONFIRMATION SUITS A SPECIALTY.
FIFTH AYE. and SMITHFIELD ST;
CUSTOM TAILORING DEPARTMENT
Enjoys the enviable reputation of making to order the finest, most
fashionable and best fitting garments for less money than you have to pay
third or fourth rate tailors. This is just the proper time to come in and
leave your measure. Our stock of choice imported Suitings and Trous
erings is still unbroken, and you can get any design or pattern you fancy. .
All orders are promptly executed and a perfect fit guaranteed. See the
beautiful Spring Suits we make to order at $27, $30 and $35. Pantaloons,
at $6, i and $8.
LADIES' FINE SHOES
"VTo-bli. $2 50
' FOR ONE DAY,
Ax w X
j0S- 2 Tr ' TA
l&eUrl KID W$Sr 1&
We intend that the coming week shall be one of the greatest and
most remarkable in the history of our house, and we have made prices
and will offer values that'll make it so.
We'll open the ball in the morning, offering the grandest bargains in
Ladies' fine Shoes ever shown in this city.
For to-morrow only we will offer choice of 1,200 pairs Ladies' fine
Kid Button Shoes, Opera or Common Sense 'lasts, sizes 2 to 6, regular
widths, flexible soles, worked button holes, neat, shapely lasts, nice fitting,.
cut from selected stock, and guaranteed to give good and satisfactory!
The nrice all over the country for this verV samp m-ade of superiors
Shoes is $2 $o; our price to-morrow and to-morrow only will be'tlfS
insignificant amount of $x 50. Be sure and come early. r ,3
Mail orders received for these Shoes Monday will be filled and!
prompuy lurwarueu. ,