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, GRAND ARMY ECHOES.
A SUCCESSFUL G. A. E. DAT.
The List of the Contributors Toward the
Expenses The Lnst Grand Army Day la
rtiburs-XciTs From tbe Posts and
The Grand Army Day Committee met in
Common Council chamber yesterday after
noon to settle up all business of the commit
tee. All bills presented were approved and
ordered paid. Chairman John F. Hunter,
of the Finance Committee, reported the ex
penses in excess of the funds about $150. Any
additional contributions will come in Tery
The following; is a complete list of the con
tributors toward the lund for defraying the ex
penses of the daj, with the amounts.
Sirs. J. SI. Gnskr....SWO;J. H. AiVen & Co.... 5
-Mrs kra aiiiw ... 50JK. b. HaTls to,
Leader rub Co 15 c Kuben
'iliel'jrh. Times 3Meishman &Co .,
Chronicle Telegraph. 3)1. Herzberger....
(feiumirclsl Gazette. S U. R. leshon
Press fub. Co. . --5'J. K fetnahan....
Ulie UKpatcli rati Co 15, B. c .. Illson ..
reibelts Fnund ..
15 liilrdi Co
10) Louis Kuppel S
5i Hililm-in's sons 5
S3 J. C. btroop S
15,H. Williams 10
lojb Jl. Sillier S
5 James L. (.raliam . S
10 Max Schneider. 8
Jos. Home X Co .
Koscnbauin & Co.
Danziger Jfc Sboenb'g
A. Cannon & son ..
John Dimllug . ...
6 A. Kocuenaoener... o
John aaners 15 11 W Hespcnheld &
1-berharti. Ober.. ..
Sirs. m. bcmple. .
louclas SlacUe -
S5A. HUman o
2 J. s. Snyder 5
lOjWm. llader S
ll I'red Anderson. 5
Clias Sleuhlbronner lO.McUrlde Uros S
James G. Jinan
Clarence Goldman. .
Jos. Etchbaum .1 Co.
Hon. John Dalzell.
Judce F. H. Collier..
KlterJtCon.ey ... .
lederal street and
s pane Cbalfant Jt Co.
lO'jadceJ. f. slagle... 10
5Thos. St. Bayne S
10 J. L. Rolshoue 5
10 KcymerBros 6
SOU. ll.ll.lncs&Sons. s
Ha worth & Uewhurst S
G. hisenbeis 2
1. C Duffy 2
Keystone BrewlngCo 10
11. Or. Frank S
James J. 1 tannery.
Charles Balph 10
The committee adjourned to meet again at
the call of the Chair.
Tribute to Captain Jones.
Tho following official triDute to the estima
ble qualities of the lato Captain W. R. Jones
have been issued:
HFJLDQCARTEB.S DEF'T OF PZVN 5TLVAM X, 1
GEAND AKMY OF THE KEl'CELIC, I
2. E. COR TENTH AXD CHESTMJTSTS., f
1'nILADELrilIA. October 3, s9. J
General Orders So. 21.
I. Tlie recent sudden death of Past Senior Vice
Department Commander W. It. Jones, of Post No.
181, and the death, at an earlier date, of Past
Junior Vice Department Commander George K.
Bart, of Post So. 27. takes from our ranks two
comrades who held high official place in the De
partment bnt last year.
They were comrades in the highest sense of the
term, and were the embodiments of those grand
qualities that so endear comrades to each other.
Comrade Hart, 6tricken bv disease, patiently
awaited the summons that must sooner or later
come to alL hu pain and snfferlnit eased by the
knowledge that he had made for himself a warm
place In the hearts or his comrades.
Comrade Jones Tell at his post of duty, his death
being the result of a sad accident occurring in the
great Industrial establishment in which be oc
cupied not only the most important, bit most
honored place. In Ills death there was closed a lire
of conspicuous citizenship worthy or emulation.
In tbe terrible calamity that befell the people of
Johnstown, i'a.. he was anion? tbe first to reach
that stricken community, lie went with open
heart and open purse, with no thoocht of sellout
Intent only on relieving the sufferings of the peo
ple and his comrades of that place
Let our thoughts of these comrades, whose lead
we followed but a rear ago, whose places in our
ranks are now Tacant, be those of reverence and
of love, and emulating their example strive for
that bonorand purity or citizenship and sincerity
of comradeship that characterized their live.
By command of Department Commander,
TBOS. J. bTEWAET,
Assistant Adjutant General.
From Pott 155.
At its last meeting Post 155 adopted the fol
Whereas. Death Is continuing to Invade the
ranks of the G. A It., aud almost dally someone
Is called upon to lav aside the implements of this
world's warfare and answer to the calling of his
name from tbe roll of the inhabitants ol the great
, beyond, to which all are hastening: and
hereas. The last one of our comrades who has
heard tbe call and passed beyond, was no less a
person than Pan bcnior Vice Department Com
mander llllam K Jones, of Pou 151. G. A B,.
who has endeared himself so wonderfully to all old
soldiers by his many manly qualifications of heart
and soul, in caring magnanimously for the widow
and orphan, or by ghlng employment to those
who sought it, or lifting op and cheering the dis
couraged aud dlsspirlted bv brave, kind words,
and ho. in everv way possible, manifested to the
world that be was a friend to all old soldiers,
maimed, scarred or crippled, in the battles of our
country or in civil lire; therefore, be it
Besolved. That Co'onel U. H. Sloody Post 155,
G.A.I!.. Department or Pennsylvania, teuder to
the family of our deceased comrade our warmest
sympathy In this their dark hour or bereavement.
Kesolved, That we extend to Lieutenant A. SL
Harper Post 181, G. A. IS., or which deceased was
a member, our assurance that while they and bis
family may reel this sudden ending of an honor
able and well-spent life more personally, every
member of the fa. A. K. realizes that he has lost a
li lend whose place lu his heart cannot be filled by
Itesolved, That a copy oftbese resolutions be
sprtad upon our minutes and forwarded to the
family of Comrade Jones and to PostM, U. A, B,
llepartmcnt of Pennsylvania.
By order of Post,
T. K. BoB,
U It. bllEFLEH.
A Pleasant Camp Fire.
' Abe Patterson Post No. 88, ot Allegheny,
held a most delightful camp&re on tbe evening
of Grand Army Day. Holliday Post, of 'Wheel
ing, W. Va., and Post 62, of Altoona, were the
Invited guests of Post 88, aud it was in the
honor of their Tisit that the cimpfire was
held. The Ladies' Auxiliary of Post 88 supplied
the visitors with a bountiful repast, to which
every comrade was made(w elcome. and from 11
o'clock until 2 the veterans, their wives,
daughters and friends had free access to tbe
hall and banquet.
The kindness of the ladies in providing din
ner and supper lor the veterans and their
friends was duly appreciated by alL At the
campfire Commander V. H. Lockharr, pre
sided. Comrade W. 8. Meek, of AVhcehng,
made a rousing speech, and wound it up by
telliiig his hearers how he shaved tho Seven-
if. teenth army corps. Comrades W. A. Stone, J.
" P. Stewart, W. H. Graham and others, of Post
68. and Comrades A. P. Burchfleld and Hamil
ton, of Post 1C2, delivered Interesting ad
dresses. Miss Mamie Sawyer with her violin, Miss
Rosalind Forster, tbe "Daughter of Post 88,"
with her recitations, and Comrades Fred
Dlehl, John L. Brown and J. L. Shook with
their songs kept up the interest and fun until
the time for partinc came. After singing
Marching Through Georgia," by the entire
audience the camp&re was put out aud the
comrades and their friends went home well
pleased with Grand Army Day.
Grand Army Day.
All the news of Grand Army Day was well
covered in the daily press, so it is needless to
say much here about it. Tbe weather was
pleasant, the parade was a success, the camp
fires were very enjoyable, and all in all it was a.
most pleasurable occasion.
But Pittsburg, according to all the indica
cations, will not see another Grand Army Day
for some years. The reason of this is that the
business men of the city lack a proper appre
ciation and do not contribute to the fund suffi
ciently. Some who are benefited highly by the
day are so short-sichted that they refuse to
rive anything. The proper way to do is to
celebrate Grand Army Day where it will be ap
preciated as it should be.
Tho Southwestern G. A It. Association will
be formed, and Grand Army Day held each
jcar In some smaller town than Pittsburg.
Uhiswillbeabad thing for Pittsburg; but
for tbe Grand Army of the Republic it is the
best thing that can be done.
Grand Army Note.
-t Geweeax SxiTzmoa was In the city last
jjJa. xleuxiov wm fadd at MiryiTille, Perry
county, yesterday under the auspices of Post
General Sheejian passed through the
city last week.
A beitmo- of the Seventy-eighth Pennsyl
vania Regiment will be held atPunxsutawney
on October 10.
The veterans of the Seventy-seventh New
York will dedicate their monument on the
battlefield of Gettysburg on Wednesday, Octo
Posr 3 will, on Monday night, October 14,
hold memorial services commemorating the
deaths that have occurred in tbe post in tho
General E.S. Osborne was the only man
who spoke at the campfire at Old City Hall
who did not tell the boys that they were "pass
ing away, one by one."
"Constant Reader" asks: "Was there a
bill passed granting the lOMays men $100
bounty and a cent a day for every day they
were out?" There was not.
The annual reunion of tho comrades of
Northumberland county will beheld on next
Wednesday at Sunbury." A parade, a picnic, a
campfire and other pleasant things will attract
Post 6S7 at Horton P. O., Indiana county;
Post 6!S at Big Run. JeiTersen county, and Post
690 at Westoner. Clearfield county, are recently
mustered posts in tho Department of Pennsyl
The third annual reunion of the McKean
County G. A. R. Association, which was held
at Smotbport last Thursday, was an enjoyable
occasion. Many prominent speakers were
The seventh annual reunion of the Seventy
sixth Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers
(Keystone Zouaves), was held at Beaver Falls
on last Thursday. Fifty survivors from differ
ent parts of tbe State were present. The next
reunion will be he!d in Pittsburg.
Now that Grand Army Day is passed, with
the attendant work and worry, let all the en
ergies be put forth toward tbe work of recruit
in. Commander Stewart thinks that with
'proper work the Department of Pennsylvania
should have 50.000 members by January 1, 1S30.
General Thomas Circle No. 2i.Ladies of
the G. A R., will hold a red, white and blue
social on Thursday evening, October 10, at
Oad Fellows' Hall, corner Eighteenth and
Sarah streets, Southside, the proceeds to bo
used for the benefit of the relief fund of the
FKOMtbe Washington JVaftonal 2V6une is
taken the following: There are whisperings
throughout tbe Department that Major A. P.
Burchfleld, of Pittsburg, will be the next De
partment Commander. Comrade Burchfleld
was Senior Vice Department Commander a few
As no affidavits as to the number of men
turned out by any post on Grand Army Day
have yet been turned into the Committee of
Award, the matter of which postgets tbe hand
some flag given by tbe late Captain W. R. Jones
has not been decided. It appears that cither
Post 162 or 208 is entitled to it.
Post 162, which was the banner post of Alle
gheny conuty at the end of the quarter ending
July 1 in regard to the largest percentage of
increase in membership, at tho close of the
quarter ending October 1 is shown to have a
larger increase than ever before. So the ban
ner contlnnes to wave in the same place.
The Fourth Regiment, Pennsylvania Volun
teers, will hold a reunion in this city on Sep
tember 17, 1S90, at which CO survivors are ex
pected to be present. The newly elected officers
are: Captain Mitchell, President: Captain
Lardcrbauch,Vice President: C. A. McFarland
Secretary; G. R. Beecher, Corresponding Secre
tary; G. Boyle, Chaplain; R. J. BoylcTreasurer.
Post 235 had a pleasant little campfire of its
own on last Tuesday evening. The music and
speeches were much enjoyed. The boys did
not go hungry, for the ladies of Circle No. 7,
Ladles of tbe G. A. R., prepared a tine lunch,
to which free access was had by the veterans
all day, and they are thankful to Mesdames
Corbley, McCabe, Behera, Jones and Wake
field. Comrade Eiiil Poerstel, member of
Council ot Administration of Post 3, is home
from his three months' trip through Europe,
where he visited all tbe important cities. His
health is much improved. He will likely give
the comrades of Post 3 a history of his trip at
an early day, which will no doubt be very in
teresting. His comrades are glad to see him
back, and will give him a hearty welcome.
Captain Charles W. Chapman Circle,
Ladies of the G. A. R., will be organized and
the officers installed by the Department Presi
dent, Mrs. Carrie V. Shernff, on Tuesday
evening, October 8, at the hall on Federal
street, Allegheny, opposite the Ft. Wayne
depot. Ihe new circle will start with a mem
bership of 60, which will be rapidly added to.
Captain Chapman, after whom the circle will
be called, commanded Company K, Sixty
third Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers. He,
with Lieutenant James S. Ljsle, was killed
while on a scouting expedition near Polick
Church, Va., on tbe morning of March 6, 1S62.
Sons of Veterans.
The general orders of Commander John
Vogt were unintentionally omitted from this
column last Sunday to the regret of the editor.
The turnout of the Sons ot Veterans on
Grand Army Day was not very satisfactory.
There should haver been 500 in line; there
seemed to be not many more than 100. With
tbe exception of Camp! 33, no camp made a
good showing. Active work is required in the
organization. If the right kind of work be
done the Sons of Veterans can be made the
pride of Pittsburg. Will it be done T
PEDAGOGUE AXD PDPIL.
The Central Board meets next Tuesday
The teachers' autumn outing to Bell's Gap
is on the tapis for next Saturday.
THE Central Board rooms were unusually
unfrequented yesterday. The Booth-Modjeska
matinee and tbe Exposition were the taking
directions for the teachers.
The Executive Committee of the Teachers'
Guild met yesterday at the Grant School.
Prof. S. A. Andrews was elected Chairman, J.
P. Cameron, Secretary, and Miss M. J. Gra
ham, Treasurer. The regular meeting of the
Guild will occur on the first Saturday in No
vember. There will be a general session of the
Teachers' Institute next Saturday at the Ral
ston School at 930 A. M. Miss L. M. Gardner,
of the Bloomfield School, will give a class drill
in reading for the benefit of tho teachers of
Step L Prof. B. A. Andrews, of the Howard
School, will open j. discussion on "The Duties
of School Principals." Prof. H. W. Fisher, of
tbe Washington schools, will handle the sub
ject, "How Can Our Schools be Made More
Miss Nannie Gillespie, the popular as
sistant principal of the Hiland School, has re
signed. Miss S. A. Plattf of tho same school,
has been elected to the position occupied by
Miss Gillespie, and Miss Minnie Kubn, of tbe
Grant School, takes Miss Piatt's room. Miss
Gillespie's retirement from the profession is
due to the late death of her father and the
present illness of her mother. Few teachers
can leave behind them such a brilliant record
of success aud popularity as falls to the lot of
The evening schools will open November 4
for a term of 40 nights. The decision of the
Evening School Committee to reduce the num
ber of pupils to each teacher will cause tbe
night school ma'am" much joy, and additional
number of teachers will be employed. Hereto
fore tbe rule was that one teachercoula be em
ployed for the first 16 pupils, another for an
additional 25 pupils and one teacher for every
SU pupils more. The new rule allows a teacher
for 16 pupils, and others for every additional 20
pupils. It bas been the custom every year,
with the exception of the Fresideutal campaigu
era, to bold an evening school session of 60
nights, but tbe last month bas had always an
enormous decrease in attendance. The 40-night
session ol last year seemed very popular, and
will hereafter be continued.
LITE STOCK MARKETS.
The Condition of Business at tbe East Liberty
Office ofPittsbdeo Dispatch, i
Batubdat, October 6, ISS8. J
Cattle Receipts, b00 head; shipments,
880 bead; market, nothing doing; all through
consignments; 15 cars of cattle shipped to New
Hoas Receipts, 3,700 nead; shipments. 3,800
bead; market fair; best cornfed Yorker',
S 604 6t); common to fair, $4 404 45; best
light Philadelphlas, S4 604 65; heavy hogs,
Jl 40i 50; 8 cars of hogs shipped to New York;
Sheep Receipts, COO bead; shipments, 200
bead; market steady at unchanged prices; pros
pects lair for good grades.
WAnrvrBiOHT's beer is refreshing, pleas
ant and beneficial. The favorite family bev
erage. Fbauenheim & Vilsack'b Iron City
beer grows in lavor every day. 'Phone 1186.
The values we are showing in black silks
rom 65o to 1 3 a yd., are unequaled.
TTSflO. HCGUS & HACEZ.
THE BUILDING BOOM.
Over Two Thousand Permits Taken
Out This Year, Involving
FIVE MILLI0HS OF DOLLARS.
Bird Slaughter in the South to Afford
Ornaments for Women's Eats.
A BADICAL DEPARTURE IN BUBIHESS-
Soms may think it rather cbestnutty to
keep repeating what everybody knows, that
Pittsburg is growing, but the fact is deemed
of sufficient importance to be kept before
the people, for proof that Pittsburg is
growing it is only necessary to look over
the books of the Building Inspector, from
these it was ascertained yesterday th.t the
number of building permits issued from
February 1 the beginning of the munici
pal year to October 1 is 1884. Add 1C0 for
January and. GS for last week, and the grand
total is 2,052. The cost of these buildings Is,
in round numbers. $5,000,000.
This is considerably more than half the
number of houses which it was estimated last
spring would be erected during the year. As
the busiest part of thebeason is to come the
golden days of autumn which are peculiarly,
favorable to outdoor work it is almost certain
that the full number of 4,000 will be finished
or under roof by the time Father Time is ready
to strike the knell of the year. This is rapid
growth. It is substantial Improvement. It
means an accession of 20,000 people to tbe
permanent population of the city. This is
great, but as capitalists are warming up over
real estate, and are beginning to realize the
importance of building more bouses, it is safe
to predict a better record for next year.
There is one Southern industry which is not
at all pleasant to contemplate. It is the indis
criminate slaughter of birds for their plumage
But it is the decree of fashion the crudest
and most senseless of tyrants, a tyrant that
drives its votaries to some curiously inconsist
ent acts. They kneel with devout fervor at the
throne of divine mercy, solicit with charming
eloquence funds to educate, civilize, and Chris
tianize the benighted heathen ot foreign lands,
carry flowers and gushing sympathy to the
cells of the most infamous and atrocious crim
inal in the jails, and offer money inducements
for the cold-blooded slaughter of the few plu
mage birds that remain on this continent.
Nearly 3,000 birds were shipped from Mobile to
New York one day lastweeK. They will be
used to adorn the hats and bonnets of North
ern ladies. One man in Alabama has shipped
10,00 birds to Northern cities since June L
This reveals a fruitful field for missionary
The method of advertising houses to let in
this city has been completely revolutionized
within the last few years. The old plan was
for the landlord to post a notice on the door of
an empty house, Informing the public that a
tenant was wanted. He then went about his
business, and any inquirer who happened along
had to hunt him up. This was slow and un
satisfactory to both parties, and tho result of it
was to leave a great many houses without occu
pants. Then the agency business was started,
and bills containing lists of empty houses
printed for distribution to all wno chose to go
ana get them. This plan was also unsatis
factory, for these bills fell into the hands of
very few persons. There was no general dis
tribution of them, but if a renter wanted one
ho had to co to the office of the agent for it.
Tbey were of no benefit to the general public
This method is still pursued to some extent.
The latest departure from tbe old method of
securing tenants, and one that has yielded
satisfactory results, was taken some time ago
by Samuel W. Black fc Co. Instead of issuing
lists from their office, they leased a column in
The Dispatch wherein to make regular an
nouncements of vacant houses. They found
the venture profitable to them from the start,
and are so well pleased with the results that
they will keep it up as a leading feature of
their business. Both landlords and tenants are
pleased with it, and find it a great help to them
in leaslnc or renting. Hand-bills necessarily
have a limited Influence, even when scattered
broadcast, for few people take time to look at
them, but the paper is perused by thousands at
home, in the store, office and workshop, rfrving
it a value as a medium of business communica
tion which nothing else can Justly lay claim t o
The enterprise of Messrs. Black & Co. is a
notable instance of tbe drift ot business in this
city toward new ideas and methods,
The collapse or threatened collapse of one of
the largest of the Western farm mortgage
companies elicited the following remarks lrom
one who is thoroughly familiar with these inse
cure security mongers and their risky business
methods: "Whether the Farmers' Loan and
Trust Company, whose finances now seem to be
shaky, places mortgages on arid sand wastes in
Kansas and Nebraska I do not know, but that
such business is being earned on every day by
some company or other there is no doubt. Speech
on this question should be plain, for too much
money is going out West on rotten mortgages.
Lured by the promise of hieh interest many
companies mortgage land in Western Kansas
and Nebraska which is perfectly waste and un
fit for farm purposes, and foreclosure is an ab
"The truth of thematteris that criminal care
lessness is too common in this business. A 6
or 7 per cent mortgage well placed on a West
ern farm or town property by a conservative
company is a perfectly reliable investment
But for any one company that conducts busi
ness in this fashion there are half a dozen that
are full of financial rottenness."
The following in reference to a subject that
has been treated at length in The Dispatch,
Is self-explanatory i
PrrTSBTTEO, October 5.
Dear Bras At the last meeting of real es
tate agents and owners, called for the purpose
of effecting a change of moving day to May 1,
I was instructed to have an agreement pre
pared for signature of those who were willing
to join in tbe movement, of which agreement I
inclose a copy, which is almost self-explanatory.
It is desired to obtain the co-operation of all
real estate owners and agents, and I ask your
aid in bringing the matter before the public.
Messrs. A. Leggato & Son, No. 31 Federal
street, Allegheny, and Messrs. Black 4 Balrd,
95 Fourth avenue, Pittsbure, have a supply ot
these agreements, and all landlords and agents
who rent houses are requested to call for them,
and obtain as many signatures thereto as possi
ble. The success of the movement depends
upon the number signing the agreement, and
it now rests with the landlords and agents
whether this change, which is admittedly a
desirable one, is to be consummated.
Secretary Pro Tempore Real Estate Agents'
The following is the agreement referred to
We, tbe undersigned real estate agents and
owners of real estate situate in the county of
Allegheny, Pa., recognizing and appreciating
the difficulties and inconveniences suffered by
our tenants by reason of the inclemency of the
weather about April 1, and desiring to accom
plish a change of the moving season to Mayl
each year, hereby agree that upon and after
the date thereof, we, and each of us, will make
any and every article of agreement in relation
to tbe letting of bouses and lands under our
control In such manner as to cause the term of
each annual lease to expire upon May 1 instead
of April 1. as heretofore, it being understood
that this agreement does not extend to leases
expiring in 1890:
Provided, however, that this agreement shall
be binding upon us only upon condition that it
is ratified by a majority ol the signers hereof
attending a publio meeting ot reat estate
agents and owners of real estate situate In the
county of Allegheny, Pennsylvania, to be called
by A. Leggate, President pro tempore of the
Beal Estate Agents' Organization, notice of the
time and place of said meeting to be given by
publication In at least three of the daily papers
of the city of Pittsburg for a period of ten days
Signatures of real estate owners a,nd agents
The statements of tbe local banks, In response
to the call of the Controller of the Currency,
tkow thftttbMo Initiations are Terrttrosgla
PITTSBURG - DISEATOH,
resources, the available capital being large
enough to assure easy money throughout the
fall and winter. An encouraging feature of
the reports is the large increase in deposits.
This indicates two things: That business is
active and that the tollers are amassing wealth,
much of which is being invested in lands and
houses. Under such conditions it is notre
jnarkablo that Pittsbure is prosperous to a
degree never excelled, seldom equaled, in her
Speaking of the urgent demand for small
houses, the Heal Estate Record and Builder
Guide of this city remarks: 'The real estate
agents have more Inquiries for small houses
than they can supply. Thedemand atthis time
is phenomenal Year after year we have had
the same experience. The number of small
houses is inadequate to the needs of our com
munity. We believe that the demand for
houses with from four to six rooms is so urgent
that tenants tor a thousand more than we are
building could easily be found before April 1.
Perseverance conquers fate. That a man is
down is lio reason that he should stay down. If
he be honest and capable the chances for get.
ting on his feet again are all in his
favor. Tbe story of the failure of Jay
Cooke is a familiar one to Pittsburg people.
He went down under a mountain of debt, but
with his character untarnished. He went to
work to redeem his fortune and succeeded.
Mr. Cooke is once more a prominent figure in
Philadelphia, and still wears the venerable
white hat that made him a familiar figure
there 20 years ago. It is currently believed
that he made 11,000,000 out of the Horn Silver
Mine since his failure in 1873, and that he bas
kept the money and added to it. His example
is full of encouragement to others with whom
fickle fortune has dealt unkindly.
An Adverse Decision by Justice Bradley
The Stock Tumbles.
There was nothing In the stock market yes
terday demanding special mention except a
rather bad break in Westlnghouse Electric, as
a result of the adverse decision from Washing
ton. When it became known that Edison had
won, the stock dropped like a plummet from 50
to 48. It was fortunate that the session was
about over when the news was promulgated, as
otherwise the loss would have been greater.
There is a great deal of the stock intbisclty,
and considerable in the East, a good deal of
which it is feared will be thrown on the
market before the flurry is over. This may
bring tbe price down to 45, or even 43.
Holders ot large blocks may bave nerve
enough to withstand the temptation to realize
on the slump to avoid possiDly greater
loss, but it is thought tne small fry will rush to
cover and precipitate a further decline. But
this anticipation may be groundless. Common
sense should influence the owner of a few
shares as much as the bolder of many. It is a
matter of money with both. Bnt in any event
it is necessary for all holders of the stock to
move slowly and with deliberation, and not
give way to the first impulse to unload, which
would only make bad worse. Tbe Westing
house interest is too important and valuable to
be annihilated by any number of decisions, let
alone one. The stock will rally, and quickly,
too, if the holders of it only maintain their
souls in patience.
A gentleman who has intimate knowledge of
the affairs of tbe Westinghouse Company said
yesterday evening: "Tho decision may have
surprised some, but I expected it. It was too
big a thing to be banded over to tne 'control of
one corporation. A decision In favor of West
inghouse would have made him the most power
ful man in America. It would have put tbe
stock up to 300 or 400. But he didn't lose every
thing by a great deal. He bas many valuable
electrical appliances of his own that are m use,
and more coming on. The plant-Is still very
valuable. Some think the decision makes
Westinghouse the under dog In the fight with
Edison for the control of the business. This is
incorrect. It places them on a perfect equality
before tbe public. If the right to dictate terms
of consolidation was the object of the litiga
tion, the denial of that right to one does not
confer it upon the other, and they can now pool
their Interests upon a basis of equality, and 1
think this will be tbe result
"As to the value of the stock, I do not think
the decision bas unpaired it in the least It de
clined upon receipt of the news, but if those
who hold it are sensible they will lay it away
until the scare is over. To unload it now would
necessarily result in a further decline. Keep It
off the market and a reaction will inevitably
Arsenal,. .., ..,.... 65 ....
Bank of Pittsburg 74
Commercial National Bank, 67
Citizens National Hint , G2jj ....
City Savings 60
City Deposit 63
Diamond ational Bank 170 ....
Duquesne National BanK 160 ....
Exchange National Dank 81 ....
Farmers' Deposit National Bans: 400
Fifth Avenue 43
Iron City National Bank Su ....
Masonic BanK , 60X ....
Third National Bank 161
Union National Bank 310
German National, Allegheny 155 ..,.
Real Ettato Loan and 1 rust Co 80
Third .National, Allegheny 135
Worklngman's baying 72
Allegheny Insurance Co 7 si
Allomannla 48 ....
German American 51 ....
Man. iMer 43
Western Insurance Co 60
Allegheny Gas Co. (lllnm.) 33
Consolidated Gas Co. (Ilium.) 33
East End Gas Co. (Ilium.) 55
Pittsburg Gas Co. (Ilium.) 62
South Bide Gas Co (Ilium.) a
NATCEAL OAg BTOCKS.
Allegheny Heating Co ill
Cliartiers Volley Gas Co so
Manufacturers Gas Co 30
People's Natural Gas Co 44
Pennsylvania Gas Co , 15 16
Philadelphia Co Uh 25
Pine Bun Do
Wheeling GasCo 23 S8tf
OIL COMFAHY STOCKS.
Columbia Oil CO ZK 3
Forest OH Co 107)1 ....
Haielwood Oil Co SO 61
Washington Oil Co 81
r-ASBENQEH BAIL WAY STOCKS.
Central Traction 3lf 32
Citizens' Traction CD 70J4
Pittsburg Traction 4SU
Pleasant Valley 18), 19i
SAILBOAT STOCKS. '
Allegheny Valley 1
Chartlers Hallway 43
Pitts. June K. K. Co iS
Pitts., McK. & Yougn. B. B. Co 63
Pitts., Un. & bt. Louis IS 3)
" BBIDGE BTOCKS.
Mononganela Bridge si
Pittsburg & Birmingham Bridge. 72
Point Bridge 3,,' ....
Do. preferred 1 is ,...
Hidalgo Mining Co IK
La N oris Mining Co 94 H
Luster Mining Co .... 10
Yankee Girl Mining Co ZH
Westlnghoaie Electric 47 43
Westinghouse Air Brake Co Ill
Pittsburg Plate Glass ISO
Tbe sales were: Twenty shares of Chartlers
Oas at 49, 25 Electric at 60, 0 at 43, and 0 Cen
tral Traction at 31 After call 10 shares of
Wheeling Gas sold at 28.
Bales on call during the week were 1,203
shares, against 8,672 the previous week, dis
tributed as follows: S10 Philadelphia Gas, 190
Citizens' Traction, 222 Electric, 170 Central
Traction, 100 La Noria60 Pennsylvania Gas, 51
Air Brake, 05 Wheeling Gas, and 10 Pittsburg
Last Week the Best of tho Year for Pitts
last week was a good one-the best of the
year, in fact in banking circles. The ex
changes yesterday were $2,676,457 80, and the
balances 1433,884 S3. 'For this week the ex
changes were $3,859,470 00 greater than for tbe
same time last year. Several of the banks fell
below their daily averages, otherwise the ex
changes would have been over $3,000,000. and
the gain over tbe corresponding week of 1833
considerably In excess of (4,000,000.
But the record is too good to be found fault
with, and shows that business Is up and doing
all along the line. Tbe Clearing House report
for the day, week aod year is full of comfort
and instruction. It is as follows:
Exchanges. , ,..s 2,676,457 88
Balances 43S.ISS4 39
Exchanges for the week 15,778,823 C4
Balances for tbe week, ,.. 2,774,017 07
ExcbangesweekoflSSS. 11.919,353 61
Balances week or 1S33 l,W,2!&m
Exchanges previous week 13,301,C64 53
Exchanges to date 1839 487,233,732 69
Exchanges to date 1833 433,864,273 15
Gala, 1S over 1398. 60,669,479 44
The weekly statement of the New- York
banks, Issued yesterday, shows tbe following
ahMgess Jtewro, aeot6M1.e190o,89O'lHai,'j
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6,
decrease, $1,995,200; specie, decrease, 82,252,800:
legal tenders, decrease. $1,614,100; deposits, de
crease. 85,030,400: circulation, increase, 111,600.
The banks now bold $1,668,050 less than the 25
per cent rule calls for.
Money on call at New York yesterday was
quiet; no loans; closed at 5 per cent Prime
mercantile paper, 5H7K- Sterling exchange
rather weak, with actual business at $4 82f for
60-day bills, and$l 87 for demand.
Closlns; Bond Quotations.
r. 8. 4s,reg 121
U. 8. 4vcoup 121
U. S. 4KS, reg 105W
U. 8. 4ks, coup.... 1033(
Pacific 6s or '95. 118
Missouri 6s 101
Tenn. new set. 6s... lOSX
Tenn. new set, 5s. ...101
Tenn. new set. 3s.... 734f
Canada Bo. 2ds 9SJ$
Gen. Pacificists 1131$
Den. &K.G., Ists...l21
Den. &B.G. 4s 7M
M. K. & T. Gen. Ss . SBJt
Mutual Union 6s.. ..103
N.W. O.Int Oert...ll3
Northern Pac. lsU..114)i
Northw't'n consols. 147W
Oregon Trans. .IM,,
8t.L. .M. Gen. SS 86!,
bt. Paul consols ....IM
u. Ut f't.1 lb li- 1lt 11AU
T W I. ll.TrRl.tO
Tx., PC K. G.1T. KctS 37
Union Pac. lsts lUIi
Erie, 2ds 1034t
west snore -";
U.K. &T. Gen. 63.. 62
Government and State bonds were steady
NEWYOBK-Clearings, S147.237.S22; balances,
Boston Clearimrs. J16,059;423; balances,
2,052,73a. For the week Clearings, J104.8JS.289;
balances, 81L040,56L- For the corresponding
week In 18S8-Clearings, 107,893,796; balances,
BALTIMOEB-Clearings. 42,230,031; balances,
Philadelphia. Clearings, 111,323,232: bal
ances, J2,095,4DL For the week Clearings,
$79,725,847: balances, f 11,362,295.
Pabis Threeper cent rentes, 87f 80c for the
Chicago Money on call, 56 per cent; time
loans, 67. Bank clearings. $1.1312,000.
St. Louis Clearings, $3,805,422; balances,
$623,646. For tho week Clearings, $2L698.183,
balances, $4,OLU02. For last week Clearings,
$18,064,738; balances, $3,316,728. For correspond
ing week last year Clearings, $19,082,542; bal
STUCK IN TUB MUD.
Oil Flnuuderinir Alone In Ihe Nineties, With
Very Little Doing:.
The oil market yesterday was a repetition ot
those of the previous days of tbe week dull
and featureless. The opening and lowest price
was 9Sc, the highest 994c, and the lowest
99.,o. Pittsburg and Oil City were light buyers.
New York did nothing.
Trading was as narrow as the range of prices.
The week's clearings were 2,667.000 barrels
better than the previous week, but still only a
moderate day's business in flush times.
Said a broker: "I was in hopes the return
to cash trading would help business, but I see
no difference. It may pick up yet. If it does
not we will bave to look out for some other
way of making a living."
Washington county field news was to the fol
lowing purport: Donley No 4, which is located
farther south than any wells in the vicinity, is
two bits in tho sand with a showing of oil. A.
J. Clark's LeMoyne well is in the sand, but is
shnt down on account of some trouble among
the LeMoyne heirs. It Is said that an injunc
tion will be the result. Burns 4 Co.'s LeMoyne.
eight bits in the sand without any oil. Bayers'
So. 1 is good for 100 barrels.
Features of tho Market.
Corrected dally by John M. Oaxiey ft Co., 45
Sixth street, members of the Pittsburg Petro
Opened S8J Lowest 93
Highest WM Closed 99,
Average shipments 90,340
Average charters .,.,.. 33,518
Refined, New York. 7c
liefinerf. London, i)ii.
Beflned, Antwerp. 17.Hf.
Kenned. Liverpool, GJid.
A. B. McGrew & Co. quote: Puts, 88c;
Other OH Markets.
On. Citt. October 5. National transit
certificates opened at 99c; highest, 93c;
lowest, 99c; closed, 99c
Bradford, October 5. National transit
certificates opened at 99c; closed at 99c;
highest, 99c; lowest, 9Sc.
TmrsviLLK, October 6. National transit
certificates opened at 99c; highest, 99c;
lowest, 83c; closed at 9sc.
DEALS IN REALTY.
A Good Wind Up for a Good Week's Busi
ness Bis Dickers.
Alles 4 Bailey, 164 Fourth avenue, sold for
John G. Keisel, four brick dwellings of six
rooms each, etc, lot 68x00 feet to an alley, on
Jones street, neat Wylie avenue, Thirteenth
ward, for 56,500 cash.
C. Beringer & Son sold for Mrs. M. Magulre
two lots on Sheffield Street, Allegheny, 20x138
feet each.to Stewart street,! or $4,000 cash. The
buyer will croft two fine dwellings on them
early in the spring. They also sold a house and
lot, near Freeport, for $675, to Ludwig Voellon.
Black & Baird, 95 Fourth avenue, sold to W.
F. McBnde lot No. 149 in Charles Meyran's
plan, fronting 22 feet on Meyrau avenue by
about 141 feet in depth, through to Ward
street, for $1,750 cash. They also placed a
mortgage of $10,000 on residence property on
the Hill for three years at 6 per cent without
Ewing & Byers, No. 93 Federal street, sold
for B. S. Ewing to William Sunnel, a two-story
frame house of six rooms and hall, with lot
25x80, on Fleming avenue. Eleventh' ward,
Allegheny, for $1,600,.
L. O. Frazier, corner Forty-fifth and Butler
streets, sold for Charles A. Warmcastle lot 25x
100 feet to a 20-foot alley, situated on the south
east corner of Mathilda and Dearborn streets,
Nineteenth ward, to William Veite, for $1,000
John F. Baxter, 512 Smlthfield street, sold lot
No. 469, fronting 40 feet on Blackadore avenue
by 166 feet to an alley. In the new Villa Park
plan, near Brushton station, to Mrs. S. Krotzer,
on easy payment, for $400.
Kelly & Rogers, No. 6315 Station street, re
port having sold for Messrs. Paul & Dubarry
their planing mill . property, corner Broad
street and Euclid avenue, to Jobn C. Knipp,
for 7,700 cash. Mr. Knipp iutends to remove
the old mill and erect a number of fine dwell
ings on the ground. They also sold a business
property on Penn avenue, near St. Clair street,
to Henry Schusler, for $7,650 cash; also sold for
J. R. Holland to D. N. Mllllgan a new four
room frame house and lot on Joseph street.
Twenty-first ward, for $1,700, and placed a
mortgage for $2,509 at 6 per cent, 8 years, on
East End residence Droperty.
Samuel W. Black & Co., 99 Fourth avenue,
placed a. mortgage on property on Center ave
nue. Thirteenth ward, Pittsburg, for $6,000 for
three years at 5 3-10 per cent. They also sold a
seven-room frame dwelling, with lot 30x120, on
Briehton road. West Bellevuc, for $3,400.
Reed B. Coyle ft Co., 131 Fourth avenue, sold
to H. G. Watson a lot in the Marion Place plan
L. O. Frazier, corner of Forty-fifth and But
ler streets. Sold for William Velte a new modern
frame dwelling of five rooms, lot 20x100 feet to
a 20-foot alley, situated on tbe north side of
Liberty avenue, near Thirty-ninth street, Six
teenth ward, to Mrs. Mary Pilgrim for $2,700
HOLDS ITS OWN.
Last Week's Building Record One of the
Best of the Tear.
Building was active last week. Sixty-eight
permits were issued, involving $124,304. The
only large one was taken out by Charles Mey
ran for a two-story stone structure on Virgin
alley, to cost $23,000. The rest were of the kind
needed by people ofnoderate means. The list
Walter Butler, brick two-story and mansard,
19x48 feet, on Arch street, Eleventh ward.
G. Solomon, frame two-story, 16x30 feet, on
Bedford avenue, Thirteenth ward.
W. H. Borman, frame two-story, 18x48 feet,
on Colwell street, Thirteenth ward.
Nessin thaler ft Mason, frame one-story, 20x20
feet, on Liberty avenue, Sixteenth ward.
A. L. "VVatkins, two frame two-story, 20x18
feet, on Bond street, Nineteenth ward.
Joseph Do Werks, brick tts o-story, 33x47 feet,
on Lang avenue, Twenty-first ward.
J. C. Alden, stone and wood two-story, 40x42
feet, on Linden avenue, Twenty-second ward.
Thomas A. Beatty, frame two-story, 20x44
feet, on Becond avenue, Twenty-third ward.
A. L. Wallace, brick two-Btory, 16x16 feet, on
Sarah street. Twenty-fourth ward.
M. J. Hines, frame two-story, 20x34 feet, on
Twenty-seventh street. Twenty-fourth ward.
Henry Recta roes, brick addition three-story,
20x15 feet, on Carson street. Twenty-sixth
Emma Rossmanu, frame one-story addition,
17x17 feet, $2,600, Lebanon street, Twenty
Laner Franm. one-story, 17x32 feet, on Ro
setta street Nineteentb ward.
Miss a W. Brown, frame one-story, 10x32
feet, on Rosette street, Nineteenth ward.
Andrew Lay, frame one-story, 16x32 feet, on
Rosetta street, Nineteenth ward.
James Getty, frame one-story addition, 0x40
feet, on Water street. Second ward.
Charles Meyran, stone two-story, 60x120 feet,
on Virgin alley, Third ward; cost, $28,000.
George Pns, frame two-story addition, 12x14
feet, on Ganzinsch street. Sixteenth ward.
W. R. and E. G. Mooney, two brick two-story,
22x45 feet each, on Center avenue. Twentieth
ward; oost, $8,000.
James B. Dahlem, brick two-story, 30x50 fest,
on 219 Franistgwn avenue, Twefity-flnt
C. Mans, frame two-story, 16x18 feet, on
Joseph street, Twenty-ntst ward.
John Cornyn, two frame two-story, loxii
feet, on Holmes avenue. Twenty-second ward.
James Croak, frame second story, 18x34 feet,
on Marystreet, Twenty-fourth ward.
John Hasan, frame two-story, 18x42 feet, on
Mary street, Twenty-fourth ward.
Margaret McCann, frame two-story, 18x32
feet, on Jane street, Twenty-fourth ward.
Louis Wetzel, brick two-story 20x45.. feet, on
Twenty-second street. Twenty-fifth ward.
John Annlnot, frame two-story, 16x17 feet, on
Lebanon street, Twenty-seventh ward.
George Bretbauer, brick two-story and man
sard, 20x32 feet, on corner of Eleventh, and
Frederick streets. Twenty-ninth ward.
W. T. Steineck. brick two-story, 40x34 feet,on
Harcums alley. Twenty-fifth ward.
Adam Weigband, brick two-story, 20x54 feet,
on Twenty-second street, Twenty-fif tb ward.
Charles Eble. brlck'three-story; 22x50 feet, on
Penn avenue. Nineteenth ward. -
D. J. Kennedy, frame two-story, 23x45 feet,on
Collins avenue Nineteenth ward.
George Bendnl, frame two-story, 13x15 f eet,on
Bntler street. Eighteenth ward.
Thomas Jenny, five two-story brick, 40x47
feet, on (Seventeenth street, Seventeenth ward.
Morris, Williams ft Bally, frame one-story, 49
x47 feet, on rear of Liberty avenue, Sixteenth
Junction Railroad Company.frame one-story,
6x14 feet, on Thirty-third street. Sixteenth
Julian Pesorski, frame one-story, 14x31 feet,
on Strobo street, Fourteenth ward.
John A. Harrison, frame one-story 18x35 feet,
on Millwood avenue. Thirteenth ward.
M. Geppert. frame two story, 18x32 feet, on
Hannar and Wayne streets. Thirteenth ward.
T. O'ConnelLframe two-story, 17x32 feet, on
Wayne street, Thirteenth ward.
J. Shaffer, four brick two-story, 69x24 feet, on
Kenney street, Eleventh ward.
C. H. Wood, frame two-story, 24x34 feet, on
Plymouth street, Tnlrty-flfth ward- .
Philip Eilew, brick one-story addition, 18x14
feet, ou rear of Sarah street. Twenty-fifth
P. Wisriwskl,; frame one-story, 20x30 feet, on
Mingo street. Thirteenth ward,
M. Finnegan, frame one story, 20x29 feet on
Stockholm street. Twelfth ward.
John R. Mellon, brick two-story. 29x48 feet,
on St. Clair street, nineteenth ward.
FredW. Immskus. frame one-story, 15x19
feet, on Twelfth street, Twenty-ninth ward.
John Murry, briek one-story, 12x14 feet, on
rear of 152 Third ave, second ward.
L. M. Morris, ironclad one-story, 25x40 feet,
on Spnng alley. Twelfth ward.
David Rogers ft Co., frfcoe one-story, 30x50
feet, on comer of Pike and Twenty-first streets,
Twelfth ward. '
W. A. McClurg, two brick two-story and
mansard, 20x17 feet, on Atwood street, Four'
Dennis Mclntyre, frame three-story, 16x16
f eet,.on Flltn avenue. Fourteenth ward.
Owen Reddy, frame one-story, 16x32 feet, on
Stobo street. Fourteenth ward.
Maria Welsh, frame one-story, 16x32 feet, on
Stobo street. Fourteenth ward.
Mrs. R. Mertz, brick two-story, 17x46 feet, on
Cliff street, Eleventh ward.
Miss Kinney, frame two-story, 18x34 feet, on
Cabinet alley. Sixteenth ward.
Thomas Brown, frame two-story, 18x32 feet,
orWolslayer alley. Sixteenth ward.
D.Bchreibels, frame two-story, 16x46 feet, on
Matilda street. Sixteenth ward.
Adolph Zinsel, frame two-story, 20x25 feet, on
Dresden alley, Eighteenth ward.
G. Hammer, bricktwo-story and mansard,
36x47 feet, on Rebecca street, Twentieth ward.
Mrs. Ward, frame two-story, 20x16 feet, on
Carver street. Twenty-first ward.
H. R. Wiedrick. frame two-Btory. 33x32 feet,
on rear of Fifth avenue, Twenty-second ward.
Jos. Dietere, Jr., brick two-story, 24x16 feet,
on rear of 3022 Carson street, Twenty-fourth
R. E. Mercer, frame one-story, 13x13 feet, in
Emll Rantenberg, frame two-story,16x31 feet,
on Monastery street, Twenty-seventh ward.
John Wapple, frame one-story, 10x14 feet, on
Lebanon street. Twenty-seventh ward.
William O. PfeiL frame one-story addition,
12x16 feet, on Washington avenue, Thirty-first
Mrs. A C. Virren, frame two-story, 22x57
f eet,on Bingham, Thirty-second ward.
Sugar the Especial Point of Attack on tho
Stock Market Tho Bank Statement
Caused Some Uneasiness.
NswYobk, October 5. The stock market
to-day was rather heavy, which was for the
most part the result of the renewal of the
pressure upon the trust stocks, though the
activity and fluctuations in those shares were
much better than yesterday, The feeling in
the stocks of the regular list was more bullish
and first prices wore generally slight fractions
higher than last night's closing figures. There
was no pressure to sell, and the tendency in tbe
regular listwas upward in the Brst few minutes.'
trading, wbenrtho drive at the trusts checked
tbe buying again, and the market settled away
Sugar was the special point of attack, and it
declined from 86j at tbe opening to 83. Cot
ton Oil also dropped from 43Ji to 42. The trad
ing was even more than usual confined to a few
shares, and among the regular stocks Burling
ton, Atchison, Reading and St. Paul were the
only' ones showing any animation whatever.
The strength in Burlington was the feature of
the market, but it moved over a narrow range
and lost all of tbe early Improvement toward
theelose. Tennessee coal was the one weak
spot in the list, but after a drop of 1 per cent it
more than recovered the decline.
After tbe drive was over, which was toward
11 o'clock, prices rallied all over tbe room, and
most of tbe stocks of the regular list were
brought up to something better than the open
ing prices. Tbe trusts followed, but failed to
reach their first figures. On the issue of
tbe bank statement, which showed that for the
first time in over five years there was a deficit
In tbe reserve, there was a renewal of the weak
ness, and the market closed quiet but weak at
irregular changes of small fractions. Sugars,
however, was down 2 and Cotton Oil 1 percent.
Railroad bonds were extremely dull to-dav.
the sales of all issues reaching only $272,000,and
while tbe tone of the dealings was rather heavy
to weak there were no changes of importance
in quotations. Sales of tbe week were $3,965.
000, against $1,893,000 last week.
The exports of specie from tbe port of New
York last week amounted to $2,149,401, of which
$1,655,181 was in gold and $461,220 in silver; of
the total exports $1,532,721 gold and $461,220
silver went to Europe and $155,460 gold to South
America. Tbe imports of specie last week to
the port of New York amounted to $70,014, of
which $64,188 was in gold and $5,826 In silver.
Petroleum optned steady at 98c and ad
vanced slightly, closing firm at 9sc Stock
Total sales. 125.000 barrels.
John M. Oakley's New York correspondent
wired last night: The sensational events of the
week have been the semi-panicky breaks in
Sugar Trust and Cotton OiL Sugar had de
clined already to such an extent that its friends
hoped that further downward progress would
be averted, but the bears bad a taste of blood
and the banks were coary of loaning on certifi
cates, and holders themselves anpeared to lack
confidence in the ability of the trnst to con
tinue current dividends of 10 per cent, and here
there was slaughtering of the values of theso
certificate', breaking yesterday 7K per cent to
83 For several davs Cotton Oil manifested
symptoms of decided weakness, but it did not
collapse until yesterday, when it fell to 40&
being nine points break for the week.
Tbe management of this trnst and the char
acter of its products have inspired confidence
In its earning capacity. Fortihed as this opin
ion bas been by tbe preliminary statement of
earning put out a few months ago, showing at
least 6 per cent, earned on the stock, it is not
easy to explain why the stock broke so badly,
but various theories are current, some of which
relate to tbe low price of lard, others to tight
money and speculative short sales; others,
again, to greater compjtitlon, etc, but it must
be admitted that trusts just now are under tho
ban of public opinion, and it is nbt improbable
that some of them will be driven to the shelter
of regularly organized corporations.
The following taoie snowg tne prices oractrre
stocks on the Hew York atoct Excnange yester
day. Corrected dally for Thi DjisrAicn by
WinTitBT&aTXPHXNSOif, oldest Pittstmrg mem
bers of Hew York btocx Exchange, (7 1'ourth ave-
Open- High- Low- Ing
Id. est. est. Bid.
Am. Cotton Oil X 41 4l
Atcn Top. &a. F.... 3 M m J
Canada southern 54 5414 H; y
Central of Hew JerieMMS 127M 1M 177)4
Central Pacini J-Hf
CheiaoeakeAOhio.... 22? 22' 22 22
C. Bur.ftQali,ey.....l093 1W 109)4 1MJJ
d Mil. t StTraul ... 72X 73 71 32
& SW.&81. IV. P1...U4 11l H "H
CI BocxL !:... Wig 101H 1IW, IN),
C St. L. A PlttS h
C St. L.Sc PIUS. Pf.. ; "
est. p.. a. to w a a M
C A Jforthwestern....lU 1UX 111 113
C.A northwestern, pr. .... .... .... 141
S:g:&&if."p7:::::v gv g, 2S
Cc. Coal A iron. MS 30 3 S0H
Col. & Hoctlng Val ...... "-. .... If
Del., L. 4V ItS 145 145 143M
Del. 4 Hudson UI
E.T.. Va.40a - 10J
E. T.. Vs. Oa. 1st pf. 74J
K. T.. Va. JtGa. 2dpf. - )4
Illinois central, US
Lake8hbrSM.B IK IgK JOUj lOSM
LoulsvlUeMashvllle.77, J7 77 77)4
Michigan central B $2 92 tlfc
Mobile Ohio 14ti
Ho.. Kan, ATexas 12
Missouri Faolflc 7JH 73 72 TMf
Hewxorx:CentnJ.....W7 107 107 JWg
1. V.. L. K. W 28 2S4J
M. .. C. t)t. b 17
-N. X C, St, L. Of. ft
N.Y.. Ct8t.L.2dpr .... .... .... SU
N. I.N. E 43 43H 43. 43
a. y.. u. v....... is , is
.Norrolks Western.... .... .... ....
Norrolt A WfiMrn-nl. S7J4 Stii 67K
Northern PacWc S3 SS llW
ertntrn ac!ao nrsf. ISK UH TOM . 73JJ
Ohl04ljHlppl...-H , t 'Mv
Oregon Tranjcon 32
Pacific Mali .3334;
Peo. Dec. & Krans
KH SIX 3
39 XX H
Pbliadel. & Beading.. 43
.Pullman Palace Car 187
Kienmona & w. p. T..
BtF Minn. 4 Man.,118
SuL. &;3an fran
St. L. ft San Jfran pf. 8
St.L. A San jr.lst pf.
Texas Paclfle 20
Union I'aclac tVt
Wabash preferred t
Western Union S3
Wheeling 4 L. . 70K
Sugar Trust SM4
National Lead Trust.. 23
Chicago (ias Trust.... KX
Ateh. 4 Tod. B. K. . . 30 Ji
Boston 4 Maine.... .2134
C. B. &U. ...109H
Kastern B. K los
Eastern B. B. Ss ....127
Little B. 4 It. S. 7s. 91
Mexican Cen. com.. IS
Mei.O.lstmtg. bds. OCX
S. r. sjieviw,.. 43
K.Y. 4 h.K.7s....l271,
Rutland, com 4)J
ttutland preferred.. 43
wis. Central, com... 2314
Wis. Central pf.... SO
Alloaezilg Co so
Calumet A flecta....214
rewamo ............ i
(lufney ...a........... 49
Bell Telepnone... ..19SH
Boston Land 6M
Mater iower SK
Tamaraek... ... 105
San Diego 25,1
Closing quotations of Philadelphia stocks, fur
nished by 'Whitney 4 Stephenson, broken. Ho. 3
Fourth avenue. Alembers Hew York Stock .ex
change. Bill. Asked.
Pennsylvania Ballroad MJi S4M
Heading .-. 22H
Buffalo. PltuburgandWestero..... SI 10
Lehigh Valley 53X f?X
Lehigh .Navigation 64 U
Northern Pacific SlSt .
Nortnerafaclnc preferred 'lii
Not a lamb was shorn in the oil pit last week.
Brokers have forgotten their cunnints.
Holders of LaNorla were so bullish yester
day that they wouldn't sell any of it at .
HOLDE23 of Westinghouse Electric stock
will come out all right If they only hold on to it.
PmrsBtmo undoubtedly put Baltimore in a
bole last week in the matter ot bank clearings.
TnzRE is no danger of a money squeeze in
Pittsbure. Bankers would welcome'a little of
It with open hands.
SrxrT-EionT buildlnc permits Issued last
week emphasizes the fact that Pittsburg is not
ready to be penned In.
Real estate la picking up all along the line.
The inquiry is for everything, from a building
lot to a clock of business houses.
Nobthstde street railway deals are on and
off with clock-like regularity. The Pleasant
Valley will be boss over there yet.
Hcoae Trust was the weak brother In "Wall
street yesterday. This stuff may be sweet to
tbs taste, bnt it is bitter to the pocket.
Everybody did a swimming business last
week except the speculators. A suspicion of
tight money closes them up like an oyster. '
Chicago Grain Slarkcu
Chicago The wheat market opened bullish
and KXc higher to-day, initial trades in De
cember being at822aC It was nations until
that future was up to 6383c It may have
been that under the influences of yesterday the
crowd got short, and were nervous enough to
'want to cover, but there was sufficient stimu
lating news to-day to have put prices up a
little without any buying pressure from the
shorts. Early cables were strong. Free real
lzings by longs at around 8Se for December
broke the price to 820S2cbat thebnlkof
the business done during the first half of the
session was at KJS83Jc News from the North
west was again bearish, and there were some
selling orders from that part of the country.
Stocks in the Northwest are now -piling np
rapidly. The possible Increase in the next
visible supply report is variously estimated at
from 1,250,000 to 2,000,000 bushels. A. feature of
the market was the widening of the difference
between October and December to 2c, and the
narrowing nf the premium on May over Decem
ber from 2c to 2c Closing public cables
called spot wheat in the pool firm, bnt In lim
ited demand, with futures d higher. Private
cables were generally strong in tone. Half an
hour or so before tbe close there was a bulge
to the best price of the day on covering by
shorts, who appear to take fright easily, Later
the market eased off K6KC and at the ad
journment showed a net gain for the day of
A moderate speculative trade was reported
in corn. The feeling developed was weaker.
Trading was largely local, and fluctuations
within o range. The market opened at about
yesterday's closing prices, was easy and sold
off iiQC rallied a little and closed shade
below yesterday's final quotation.
When baby was sick, we gave her Castorla,
When she was a Child, sheeriedforCastoria,
When she became Miss, she clung to Castorla,
When she had Childrenjhe gave them Castorla
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A Home Security,
Five Per Cent Interest,
FREE OF TAXES.
The Fidelity Title and Trust Company offers
forsale,at102Kand accrued Interest, a lim
ited number ol 80-year first mortgage bonds of
the H. O. Frlek Coke Company, tbe capital
stock of which is $5,000,000, fully paid in.
These bonds are redeemable by a sinking
fund at the rate of $100,000 per annum, at f 1 05,
commencing July 1, 1894 Interest being payable
semi-annually, January and July 1, at the
office of this company.
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ness of this security, and can rtcommeud it as
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A LADY'S NOTABLE EXPERIEMCE
About five miles out of 'Pittsfearg oa ifcol
Pittsburg and, Lake Brie Bailread, is si i
ated the Tillage of Chartters, oe of eJ
pieasantest ana at toe mem hbm ose ec wer :
busiest of all oar suburban tows. Tissge-;
steel works are located there, aa4 tete ys4'i
and round houses of the Lake Erie Bali
road iorm a big' factor i'a tbe tews." Jast"
outside of the town proper ia wkat k oalM A
west Chartlers, was where we writer mm '
Mrs. 3. W. Patios, and dariag the oewM
of an interview she said: "I have heei
troubled for nine years, and it Stat originated
with a cold.
I paid little altentioa te tt at feet Bt
in later years, however. I oastfht aeW ssn
easily, and my head began to give me a J'J
great deal of trouble. There weald he a?
doll, heavy feeling in say forehead set m$
actly a pain, bat a distressing feeW shit
it is difficult to describe. My aese w'smldj
be stopped np, first oa one side and thea e ,
the other. I had a raw. aneosafertaWe leetvif
ing m my tnroat, ana wouia always, a
hawking and raising and tryisg to alewr n.'i
"There was a constant ringing aMsnwx$
ling sound in my ears., My ey ea wew ajj
fected and discharged a watery sat
They became so weak that Z could i
see to read.
Urt. J. W. Fatton. Wett CMrMers.
4l A Jl. thf1. iL saK1a fc n iM eSh a
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t' S V sssssW WBssH
Vskv (, .fJm MsJJ
iuier s wuiic uiv uusun uluuiuu m
tend to the lower part of my threat Msi
breast. At times there was a diaagMMMbF;
tickline sensation in tar threat, gsssi ",
thing seesaed to be ttiekisg there " I ;1
cuuiu iiub kc UP " wna, n jm s. uuisns .
lie down at night X oeaia feet mm
dropping hack into say threat. I slept j
poorly and would get up i-a the
more tired than whea I west to bed.
"I had a dry, haeking ceagh, whieh.we '
always the worst in the morning. At tills
time I wonld raise large quantities of :
ens. Sometimes it wonld be of a greisskv"i
yellow, ana at others. oiaeJc aaa Msaaf.
.Wight sweats weakened me terriMrr aM X
begantolose in weight. My limbs weald sim8, '2
ana my generaineaitnwas Droieo. yaeasssNe
failed me. I could not eat anytMB h tae
morning. I would feel hungry, bat tae stake ef
iooagaveme a nauseating ieeuBg laisy i
acb. Sharp pains would take me ia she breast aad
side, extending through to the shoaWsr Ma ass.
The least exertion wonld Tint sa oat at swudsL
and made J3e feel weak aad tired, itefestaa J
noos uoctors ana meuiciaes, oat gee Be Best).
Some time ago I was advised to see Bn.6sVi
iana asa Diair. piacea jaysesi aaasr lasir
"I could see from tbe start teat CwassteaMr
lranrovine. The conrrn trradaallv left see sm
my beaa became clear. I can atoea wett; aav i
get up leeiing reiresuea asa nave a geea ipso 5
uceiorau my meats, in tact i nave aoJKa
well for years as I do now. I owe say saotaea
tlon to Drs. Copeland and Blair, aad am aiaa ec
the orjnortunltv to ra&kn Data stAtftnmnSi'S
the opportunity to make this stateseac'
Mrs. ration uvea, as stated, la we
tiers, and this interview caa be easily
Additional Evidence bj MiH.
A short time ago Mr. Joha WriglU,;efj
Chicago Junction, O., plaeed hiasseU mm
treatment by mail with Drs. Co?ekadajtd m
Blair. In writing about his trouble he saMc ;
"Two years ago I was ill with loag fera; ,
and never folly recovered iroa it. I oeaM
not sleep at sight, Ihe mucus would dee -
back into mr throat, and I weald wake as'
feeling as though I was choking. Xastjg,
scabs wonld comefrommy nostrils whenever
I used my handkerchief. They weald ftea -be
streaked . with blood. My eyes wew
affected and were continually raaniag a ',
watery substance. I was unable to attead to
my dnties, feeling weak and tired ail the :
time. I had a hacking cough andriagiagVj
noises in my ears. Gradually I notieed..! ;vj
was becoming aeat. x wouia nave aimy.s
spells and my memory failed sae. Ibd,v3
pains 1U Uijf vucs. im uia v ajjyvMt.
"A short time after I commenced treatfsg
with Drs. Copeland & Blair Z notieed aa
imnrovement. The dropping in my threat
stopped, my cough and the pains ia- say . ;
chest left me. J. can now sleep ana eat weu. i
The result has been a great surprise to ase,
as I had given up all hope of evergetkg1
About the middle of last May Miss Lottie
J. Torker. of 299 Arch street Meadville,
Pa., placed herself under treatment by mail
with Drs. Copeland & Blair. Ia stating
her case by letter just previous to the .data,
above mentioned she complained of terrible
headaches, followed by spells of voaaHree-.
which would compel her to lie in beiferJi
hours, after which sho would be compte:sly
worn out. Sharp pain in the breast, exteadr-c
through to the shoulder blades and feUeweei
bv others in her stomach aad side.
"On Jnna 0 she wrote. "Your medEeise Is
doing me good, I do not feel so tired, aad a; '.
neaa nas oniy acnea twice, sou uiuh nu caisHts.
by a fresh cold 1 caught."
On July 2 her letter stated that she was feeti
ing very weii. .... . a
August zb sne wrote: -i icei quite use a
different woman from the one I was whea X
commenced your treatment."
Some time seo Mr. M. C. Wilson, of Caanoms.
bnnr. Fa., placed himself under treatmest, by, -
malL with Drs. Copeland & Blair. Ia. Matte' 1
His case uy tetter eany in uujy, ub cuapisweu
of a fall, heavy feeling in bis head over the
eyes, a bad taste in the mouth, coughing aad
raising phlegm, dimness of sight, sharp paias
in the chest, with a tight, pinched f eelme aad
soreness In the Inngs aud a weak aad shaky
condition of the limbs.
July 25 ha wrote: "I am improving steadtiyj 'A
feel ever so much better than I bave in yean.'' m
August 19 he wrote: "l feel luce a diaereot Be
ing front the one I was when I commenced
vour treatment, and I am aulte willing that a
short statement of what your treatment Ha .
done for me should be made in tbe papers " -
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