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UDJkBBLE FOR PLACE
pinds Up in Three Parades
Instead of One.
?01d Scores Kevived Between Ameri-
.. A t?.;n Dn1n
'' gitu aim mm uua ust
E&HE DIVISIOKS BADLY MIXED
-Joseph Bosinski, Chief Marshal of yes
terday morniuz's St. Acnes parade, had one
1 ot those difficult matters to adjust which
ccur in the lite of every great military
'chieltain, from Scipio Africanus to Secre
tary Thompson, formerly of the United
States Ifavy. The question ot precedence
arose. There were three bodies, and each
'claimed the right of the line, and proposed
to fight it out on that line if it took until
New Year's. The uuhoppy result was that
three parades in place of one followed what
ihylocl called the "wry necked fifes,"
although modern fifes do not seem to get it
in the neck that way.
The question opened between the Board of
.Erin and the American Board of the A. 0.
IH., and each urged its claims to precedence,
the jne on score of seniority, and the other
on a purely patriotic basis. Both organi
zations have companies of Hibernian Bifles
attached so that the military etiquette of
giving armed bodies the right of the line in
procession was set at naught, and Marshal
Hosinski, who, as a Pole, was certainly im
partial, at one time gave the advance to one
organization and then to the other.
This made an attraction on Grant street
not often witnessed, either irom a military
Or a civil standpoint When the order to
march was given. Colonel Felix McKnight
coolly assumed the head of the procession,
and with the Board of Erin led the grand
march, notwithstanding the protests of the
grand marshal He, however, seein? his
(efforts to have his authority respected dis
regarded, on reaching "Van Braam street in
the route already published, wheeled his
column to the right and down to Forbes
street, which he marched out in the follow
THK FORBES COSTINCEXT.
Chief Marshal Rosinski and Stag of Eight
Major E. A. Montooth Band, 32 Pieces.
Hibernian Rifles. Major John Coyne Com
manding. 150 Men.
.Allegheny Lodge. A. O. H., John Donnelly
Commanding. 200 Men.
JTo. 17. A. O. H James Laughlin Commanding,
St. Albert's Band, 21 Pieces.
St Stanislaus Society Polish Hussars, August
Rosin-Vi Commanding; 75 Men.
v St. Michael's Society, 200 Men.
The Board of Erin contingent, like the
ho v in the class in which there were only
two, still stayed at the head, and marched
out Filth avenue, coming in first on the
church ground, and capturing the position
of honor by a short cut. The following was
the order of procession:
A. J. Haller Band, 21 Pieces.
Hibernian Rifles. Board ot Erin. Colonel Felix
McKuight Commanding. 300 Men.
Division So. 1. A. O. H . William Kelly Com
manding, 200 Men.
DiTlsion No. 2, Patrick McMorrow Command
ing. 100 Men.
Division No. 3, P. Rice Commanding. 73 Men.
The second division, under Marshal Mc
Gnire, having lost ii head, and in fact not
understanding the tale, became somewhat
demoralized, and concluded that the inde
pendent and soldierly course would be to
make its own parade, which it did, being
between the two fires. It was headed by
the Cathedral Band of 34 pieces, with the
St. Agnes E. B. A. Society ot 100 men, in
command o John Boyle.
CABLE CABS DELATED.
This skirmish drill, which was not con
templated in the orieinal programme, hsd
ibeveflect of delaying the cable cars, disap
pointing many who expected to see the
whole procession pass, surprising other! who
did not expect to see any procession, and
delaying the proceedings at the church for
nearly an hour to the great discomfiture of
the clergy who were to officiate, and the
laity who i simply spectators.
Mr. Joseph Bo .inski.Chief Marshal of the
St Agnes' parade, was seen yesterday abont
the disturbance which occurred between the
two factions of the Hibernians. He
"I was elected to the office of Grand Mar
shal of the parade. I assigned the Ameri
can Hibernians to lead the order. Felix
McKnight waited on me and asked me to
countermand the order I had issued, and
give the right of the line to the Board of
Erin. I complied. Tne order was coun
Immediately Major Coyne, of the Ameri
can Board, called upon me and requested
me to change the order to its original
shape. I acceded to the Major's request,
and no further alteration was made in the
orders. This caused the rumpus.
"Tell the Pittsburg public that I am a
Pole, and that I think the way the societies
fi,eht among themselves is disgraceful.
They belong to one creed and one nation
and ought to agree."
Colonel Felix McKnitrht, who commanded
the Board ol Erin, A. O. H. rifles, was seen
- at his residence on Second avenue last night.
In giving his account of the affair to a DIS
PATCH reporter, he said:
"We were first given the right of line by
Chief Marshal Eosinski several weeks ago.
Upon pirking tip a paper this morning I
noticed that the American Board had been
given the position of honor, and were to
march in front of us. I said nothing to my
men, who were lurions, but marched them
into the city with the intention of asserting
mv rights. I rode up to the chief Marshal,
et the Court House, and asked him if he
had issued the countermanding order plac
ing us behind the seceders. Mr. Bosinski
told me that he had not issued the order, and
ordered me to take the position be had
originally assigned the Board of Erin. I
was then determined to have the place that
rightfully belonged to me, and commuui
cated tnis.to my command. I had about 300
men out, and they were prepared not to be
forced into a back scat
"About 9:30 o'clock this morning I
wheeled my men into "position at the corner
of Fifth avenue and Grant street "We
formed on Grant street, right resting on
Fifth avenue, and marched up the latter
street At the corner of Wylie avenue we
met Major Coyne at the head of the
American Board. His command was pre
ceded by the Montooth Band, and they had
been ordered to march into line ahead of us.
WOULD DIE FIKST.
"When they attempted to cross our line I
rode up to Major Coyne, aud pulling my
sworn, said: 'Von can't go ahead here. This
is our position, and I'll die right here
before I'll let you ahead.' Edward Moran,
the Captain of Company A ol the Ameri
can Board, came rushing np and tried to
swing his men into our line. I shouted to
him, I dare you to cross. If you do, it will
be at your peril.' My men did not need to
be rallied, and were prepared to stand by
their Colonel. In brandishing my sword I
bent it on my hone while urging him for
ward. There nrai no time to lose, and I
't-diisbed Jntn the invaders. The band scat
tered, and I steadied my men. The other
". were'nnt prepared to see us take such a de-
J'xMed stuud or our rights, and fell back.
AVe then continued the march out Fifth
avenue, and let the American Board follow
as they choc.
k!M have belonged to the Board of Erin
Tor 29 rears. This organization is com-
-posed of men whose both parents were
insn. ine .American .uoara takes in men
whose father or mother only was born in
(Ireland.-,Thisii the rock we split on. At
thciahnual convention in Cleveland in Hay,
1884, the men who are now the leaders of
the American Board drew out of the original
organization because the constitution was
not changed in this respect The Board of
Erin was organized in Ireland, and nearly
all the members are native of the Emerald
Cojonel McKnight showed the reporter
his trusty sword which was bent in the con
flict He repeated his statement that he
was prepared for the American .Board.
"When they said they wonld take the head
of the line or die, the Colonel stated he was
readv to see them expire.
MAI YET PAY 80 PER CEKT.
President Sort, of the F. fc M. Bank, Holds
Oat Hope lor Depositors Stockholders
Mut Whack Dp.
The assignees of the defunct Farmers and
Mechanics' Bank, on the Southside, will
begin to-day to pay the first installment of
the final assets to the depositors. The divi
dend to be paid amounts to 26 per cent ot
the, entire assets, or a little over $86,000.
The assignees will be located in Odd
Fellows' Hall at 9 o'clock this morning,
and they will meet there every day until all
of the depositors receive their money.
There are 9S9 checks to be paid out, and
it is expected that the work will consume
two or three days. The assignees have
made preparations for a big rush. The
checks have all been filled out, and the re
ceipts are ready to be signed. The work
has been arranged so that while one man is
having the receipts signed another will
hand out the checks. The ordinary depos
itors will not be required to present their
bank books, but holders of cashier's checks,
drafts and certificates of deposit will be ex
pected to present them.
President Sorg was seen at his residence
about the matter yesterday. He said: "We
compared our check book on Saturday with
the auditor's report id the Prothocotary's
office, to satisfy ourselves that everything
was all right. Our money is in the First
National Bank, of Birmingham, where the
people will get their checks cashed."
"What have you to say about the report
that some of the accounts have been pur
chased at a large discount," was asked.
"That is false so far as I know. There
are abont & dozen small accounts that have
been assigned to other persons, but they
were mostly assigned as collateral for
"It is reported that an official of the bank!
is viicnug ov pci vcu ivi nbwuuuj sug
gested the reporter.
"I know nothing of any such an offer. I
have had two accounts assigned to me, but I
did not buy them. I had two accounts in
the bank as trustee; one for the Birming
ham Turners and the other for a widow.
They amounted to $500 and $300 respectively.
When the bank closed on the 13th of Oc
tober, 1888, 1 turned over the money and
had the accounts assigned. I am a loser in
"What will be the next move alter, the
present distribution is made?"
"We will go ahead with the work. We
hare some money in the bank now for the
second dividend. We have other assets on
hand in the shape of protested notes, coal
land, real estate and mortgages, on which we
expect to realize enough to make another
payment of 25 per cent sometime in the
"Will that be as much as you expect to
"Oh, no. Our capital stock was 5180,000.
After we pay the next installment we will
collect what we can irom our stockholders.
If we can collect from all of them, we ought
to pay dollar for dollar. I count on col
lecting at least 5100,000 from them. This
will enable us to pay about 80 per cent, and
this is what I predicted we would do when
the bank closed."
The depositors are very jubilant over the
prospects ot getting their money to-dav,
which will come well in hand as Christmas
cash in many a household.
M'DOWELL COMES BACK
In a Vigorous Delenie of Hl Plan to Hare
a Patrol Boat.
Coroner McDowell said yesterday:
"There has been another drowning case to
day down at Chartiers. Within the last
two weeks that puts ten men in the rivers,
and still, when I propose some means of re
storing the dead to their families by making
a provision for a patrol and fireboat, there
are found objectors." If a relative of Mr.
Carnegie or of some other citizen who could
afford to make an individual search, were
drowned, there would not' be boats or drag
nets enough in the river to prosecute it
Grapnels would be at a premium, and the
census taker in his next rounds would find
more divers on record than, placed end to
end with their helmets on, would stretch
from the Tenth street bridge to the Point
But the bodies in the river now are those of
working people, and although a boat might
also recoveF the missing millionaire, it is
not wanted apparently.
"That it would not be of much value in
case of fire is urged, with a good mjny false
premises, but in the case of fire, which is re
garded as the greater loss, life or property?
Yet boats overturn almost daily in the
rivers during the summer months, and men
are lost Irom tow9 during high water, in
each ot which cases a boat ot light draught
patroling the river would have an oppor
tunity to save life. I don't care about the
method pursued, but would object to having
the boat mounted on turtles' backs as a
means of transit when the Government dam
wickets are down, or a tortoise-like method
of adopting what other cities have long de
rived the advantages from.'.'
THE DETAILS TOO FIXE.
Major Dennistoa Pokes Sarcasm at a South
Major J. F. Denniston said yesterday that
if there was anything he did enjoy it was
to read stories of soldiers who could recol
lect every movement they made while in a
hand-to-hand fight It was comlorting to
see, by the telegraphic news yesterday
morning, that a Southern lieutenant not
alone did honor to the tenacity of a Union
color-bearer, but could also remember that
he had individually put 9 bullet holes
out of 13 in the colors defended by the gal
lant standard bearer of the Eighth New
Yorks. There was one little discrepancy in
the account, though, he said.
The Eighth New Yorks did not belong to
Sickles' brigade, in which the Major had
himself served. The brigade was comprised
or the Seventieth to the Seventy-fourth
New York Regiments inclusive, afterward
augmented by the assignment of the One
Hundred and Twentieth New Yorks. It
was just possible that the story might be a
good story and nothing more. "
Mr. Rlddlo Claims the Catholic Are Getting
Too Much Money.
Eev. J. W. Biddle, pastor of the Union
Baptist Church, on the Southside, preached
a sermon yesterday morning on "Rome's
Latest, or the Catholics and Indian Educa
tion." Mr. Biddlb referred chiefly to the
work done by the various denominations in
behalf of the Indians and the education of
their children, to the contract schools and
to the proposed system of Commissioner
He said that an effort was being made to
have Commissioner Morgan removed be
cause he was discriminating against the
Catholics. He referred to the; amount of
money appropriated for the contract schools,
and said that during the past ear the
Catholics had secured seven-tenths of the
whole amount for their work, while three
tenths was distributed among Urn other de
nominations. Tory Went lo YqSDOtoWn.
A telegram from Youngstown says that
Andrew Hurley and Miss Emma Carlon, of
the Southside, were married Jn that city
BEScnASfs Pills cure sick headache.
Peaks' Soap, the surest and best ever made.
-.IHE' - PEDTSBURQ-
SCOTT YS , SHEPARD.
The Commissioner Thinks the Col
onel's Letter is a Forgery. v
HO MONEY LYING AROUKD LOOSE,
There let Eemains 250,000 for Distribu
tion in the State,
FINAL MEETING OP THE COMMISSION
James B. Scott, of the State Belief Com
mission, which was formed for the purpose
of distributing the money contributed by
the general public immediately after the
Johnstown flood, is considerably exercised
over the statement made by Colonel Elliott
F. Shepard, of the New York Mail and Ex
prut, to the effect that there -re still 52.
000,000 of the relief fund remi..jing undis
tributed in the various banks ail dVer the
State.. Mr. Scott was seen by a Dispatch
reporter last night, and when asked what
he had to say in regard to Colonel Shep
ard's charge, he replied:
"I really do not know what to make ot
Colonel Shepard's very remarkable letter.
It is not a criticism of the work or methods
of the Commission, but a point blank charge
that we have, to say the least been negli
gent in our duties. I am inclined to look
at the matter in a different light When
the letter was first brought to my attention
I thought tjiat it was a forgery, perpetrated
for some reason unknown to me. If the
letter is genuine, tbe Colonel may have
made a mistake in his tenses, and said 'is to
be distributed' instead of 'was distributed.'
Or he may have been misinformed, though
just why a man in Colonel Shepard's posi
tion should write such a letter before
making thorough inquiries, passes my com
prehension. NEW TOEEEES' MISTAKES.
During the whole time of the excitement
at Johnstown, and even after, there were
several New Yorkers, bright, intelligent
men, by the way, who kept what they called
a pretty close watch for cases of destitu
tion which might be missed by the Com
mission. Tbey found several cases, but in
vestigation showed that each and every one
of these cases had received relief in. the
shape of cash, bat the money was spent for
"I have no wish to criticise Colonel Shep
ard's action in giving 55,000 to Eev. Dr.
Beale, because I do not know exactly the
nature of what is called the Mail and Ex
prut fund, or under what condition it was
put in Colonel Shepard's care. The money
may have been given him for the
purpose of aiding and rewarding
Protestant ministers, or it distribution
may have been left entirely to his own dis
cretion. In either case, 1 hare no desire to
object to his disposal of it, merely saying
that every minister who- was lelt alive by
the flood did good work. Several were
drowned, but tbe remainder worked like
beavers. Then again, Colonel Shepard is a
man of large wealth, and if he wishes to
make Dr. Beale a present of 55,000 it is the
business of no one but the Colonel and the
A FALSE STATEMENT.
"But this is getting away from the most
important part of the letter. If the Com
mission has 52,000,000 lying in the banks it
is to the public's interest to know the fact
However, you can say that there is not any
thing near that amount still undistributed.
There were over 6,000 applicants for relief
in tne conemauga aisincb uiuut:, uuu nut
more than 35 or 36 were refused. So you can
see that anv such statement as Colonel Shep
ard makes is preposterous. As to there being
any unrelieved cases of destitution still in
the Conemaugh Valley, I will say that I do
not know of one. There are people there
without money, probably, but it is their
own fanlt The Commission was organized
to give relief, not to support those too lazy
"The Commission distributed 5400.000 on
the first appropriation, and 51,000,000 on the
second, makine 52,000,000 distributed. There
are between 5200,000 and $250,000 still un
distributed, but this money cannot go to the
Conemaugh Valley exclusively. It must go
all over the State wherever the flood did
damace. You know that the loss of prop
erty in the eastern part of the State was far
greater than in the western. It was the ap
palling loss of lire at Johnstown and
vicinity that drew all eyes in that
Mr. Scott also said that the Commission
would hold a meeting shortly and make
final arrangements. After the remaining
money is distributed, and reports published,
the Commission will be disbanded.
Alderman Cossldy Keady to Bend a Con
table to Inrestlffate.
Alderman Cassidy was seen last night,
and asked ir he knew tbat the disorderly
houses of the First ward were in full opera
tion, as shown by the investigations of the
police and others. He replied that he had
some knowledge of the matter, and intended
to send a man around to investigate. He
did not know when tb is would be done, but
at the proper time. He said that great good
had been effected by his order closing those
places, as tbe complaints of respectable
people of the ward of insults from corner
loafers and disreputable people had ceased.
He also thought that the quieter class of
those places might be tolerated, but that the
others would have to go.
In reply to the question why he had, in
view of this plan of the purifying process,
issued the order in the first place, he said,
"It was my salvation." He emphatically
contradicted a reported rumor that he had
written letters permitting those places to
A FDNEHAIi ACCIDENT.
George Oliver and Councilman Evans Cat by
Flylne Glass. '
George T. Oliver, President of the Oliver
& Roberts Wire Company, and wife and
Dr. C. Evans, Councilman of the Twenty
third ward, and wile were injured yester
day afternoon by an accident to their car
riage. Thev were returning home from
the funeral of Mrs. W. J. Lewis,
and while passing Laughlin station on
Second avenue, their team took fright at
a Baltimore and Ohio train. The horses
dashed along the street and collided with a
streetcar. One of the passengers of the
car, named Edward Boberts, was thrown
out and injured about tbe lower limbs. The
driver of the carriage, Joseph Balph, a
colored man, was thrown from his seat and
so badly injured that he had to be taken to
the Homeopathic Hospital. One of the
horses was killed. The occupants of the
carriage were injured by flying glass.
EVADING THE MINING LAW.
The Ooerntor of tbe Star Mines Charged
by the Inspector.
The Mine Inspector of the Seventh dis
trict on Saturday had the operator of the
Star mines before 'Squire McMillan, of
Chartiers, to answer a charge or violating
the fourth, fifth and fifteenth sections of the
mining law. The Inspector testified that,
although he had made numerous complaints,
tbe deiendant had persisted in evading and
ignoring the provisions of the law. He did
not want any compromise, but asked that
the case be sent to court The defendant
gave bail for his appearance at court
WHAT PEOPLE ARE DOING.
Sone Who Travel, Some Who Do Not, and
Other Who Talk.
Colonel W. D. Moore went to Tionesta
last night to prosecute In suit brought
against a physician for malpractice where the
person treated died.
E. C. Connerse. General Manazer of the
National TubeJPorks, is at the Duquesne, V,;
EMU'S AUflT ALL RIGHT.
Tbe Old Iiady Famishes More Facts About
tbe African Explorer Hl Naw la
Exception was taken to the Teraclty of
The Dispatch's story abont the discov
ery oi Emin Bey's aunt, who lives in he
West End. Another talk was had with
Mrs. Kolson yesterday, to obtain from her
some further particulars concerning her re
lationship with the distinguished explorer.
"In spite of some criticism which has ap
peared, throwing discredit upon my claim
to be Emin Bey's aunt, the fact of our rela
tionship nevertheless remains substantially
as I gave it The day that Joseph (Emin)
was born I remember very well. I had only
one brother, and the first child that was
born to him was an event in our family.
Joe was born in Salmon Strasse, Cologne,
When he was a month old he was taken to
Cologne Cathedral and baptized. His mother
was Elizabeth Berg.of Meckenbeim, Prussia.
"The Dispatch printed, the real name
of Emin Bey correctly. It Is Joseph
Schnitzler, and not Edward Schnitzer.
That my nephew is the renowned Emin
Pasha, I have the most absolute nrof. I
left my ;native city, Cologne, when Joe was
3 years old. For some years after leaving
Germany I lost track of him, but I received
news of him in an indirect way. Whearay
friend, Mrs. Giflel, went over to Germany
six years ago Bhe visited my
brother, Joseph Schnitzler, who was
out or business, and had a long
interview with him. The conversation
turned upon the1 peculiarities of his son Joe
(Emin). My brother related his life to her,
telling her how he had studied for the med
ical profession, passed his examination,
opened an office in Cologne, gave it up, and
then left the country for Constantinople,
where subsequently he joined the Turkish
army, won fame, received promotion, and
afterward left Constantinople for AiricB,
where his exploits have been the admiration
of the world.
"I left Germany over 36 years ago. At
the time I left the country Emin was 3
venrs nfnp-e: this would make him 39 years
old at present, which is the age of the Afri
can explorer, it is not nceiy mas two
Schnitzler boys were born at the same time,
in Prussia, "who grew up, animated by
the same impulses for travel and science, or
that a man named Schnitzer was born about
this time, and won fame through the same
channel. I can prove beyond question my
relationship to Emin, and ail I ask Of the
critics is to disprove my claim by proving
beyond the possibility of a doubt that such
a person ever existed as Edward Schnitzer.
About three years ago one of tbe London
papers gave Emlh'a name exactly as I
AJAX FINED TEN CENTS.
Tbe Colored Orator Quits the Fallon Street
Iycenm Be Ob)ects to Doing All tba
The lyceum connected with the Fulton
Street M. E. Church has temporarily lost
one of its brightest lights. Ajax Jones,
who for so many moons has thundered forth
his philippics against political knaves, has
withdrawn from the lyceum. Last Friday
nicht he addressed the lyceum as follows :
"There has never been a "program me made
out since I have been an officer of the War
ren Lyceum that has not bad my name in
scribed upon it I think it proper that
every member of this society should have
a chance to spread himself before the vis
itors who come here to be entertained by the
material in the lyceum, of which we have
"I have encountered looks of scorn upon
the street, followed by the insinuations that
there is not a meeting of the Lyceum, in
which Ajax U not on the programme. I
want to eire some of these oratorical eladia-
tors a chance to shy their castor into the
"You needn't enter then, Mr. Jones,"
said the minister who officiates as president
"Well, I won't," was the thundering re
tort of Ajax.
"That'll just cost you 10 cents, Mr.
Jones," remarked the president Ajax
was a little dilatory in producing the coin,
but he dove deeper into his pocket when
the president remarked, "Maybe Mr. Jones
don't have a dime."
1 Ajax with a lordly air passed the dime to
the secretary and immediately took his
departure. " I
COPPERS WEEE THERE.
A Disturber of tbo Temperance meetings
Comes to Griet.
Last evening one of the most successful
meetings of the W. C. T. TJ. ever held in
Moorhead's Hall, took place. The rough
elements were present, as on the previous
Sunday night, but four rows oi brass but
tons and a pair of shields, propped up by
two stalwart members of Chief Brown's
"Finest" took all the poetry out of the dis
turbing element, and gave tbe choir, under
the direction of Mrs. Soeed, a chance, of
which it availed itself gallantly.
Mrs. Jones made a most impassioned ad
dress, to which a number of responses were
made in the shape of signed pledges, and a
number of rambling talks were given by
volunteers from the audience, of which the
earnestness excused the incoherency. To
ward the close of the meeting several of the
Bedford avenue and Washington street
gangs, who bad been noted by the police
among the audience, arose and walked out,
and Officer Joseph Vetter, smelling a large
sized rodent, quietly left the other officer in
charge of the door and slipped down the
He was not disappointed, for within five
minutes after he had taken a strategic posi
tion on the left flank of the enemy a beer
keg came crashing through the door. No
sooner were hostilities opened by this bomb
shell thrown into tbe temperance lines than
the officer was after thn Gambrinus artiller
ist A short, sharp run followed, and the
enemy was captured in an alley near the
corner of Second and Grant and registered
at the Central station as John O'Hern, 23
Forbes street, after his ride at the city's ex
pense in the patrol wagon.
Mrs. Jones, with the same coolness, ex
hibited on the previous Sunday evening,
when -she escorted a half-drunken coward
through the crowd of ronghs on the street,
proceeded to announce that on New Year's
night the Union would celebrate its fourth
anniversary, on the first meeting of which
there were 17 attendants who had to wade to
the hall up to their knees in snow, and con
gratulated all present on the good work ac
complished, while inviting them to be pres
ent at the opening of the fifth year's work.
Movements Among tbe Packets and Tow
boats. The steamboat Lonis Sherley did not ar
rive from Cincinnati until 7:30 o'clock last
evening, and departed from here at mid
night, after taking on a heavy load of
treight Heavy business on the np trip
The steamer Elaine left for Parkersbnrg
and the Courier for the Kanawha river.
The steamer Ben Wood, which has been sold
to Quincy, III., parties, departed down yes
terday. During tbe winter season it will
tow from Poineroy to Cincinnati and Louis
ville, and then go the to Mississippi. The
Hornet will go down to-day with a tow.
DEAD'BI TBI! ROADSIDE.
The Woman Found In tbe-Penn TesrssUp
The woman who was found lying dead In
a ravine close by the roadin ?enn town
ship, on Saturday about noon, was identified
yesterday as Miss Lucy L. Swinberg, aged
47. and unmarried, who lived with her father
within abont a quarter of a mile of -where
she was found.
Deputy Coroner Berry held aar inquest
which resulted in a1 verdict of deith from
epileptic". convulsions. , The tdecMoosl has
been subject to vthese attacks ktjmn.'
MONDATii" DECEMBER ; 16f
CITIZENS WILL MEET
To Arouse the State Board of Health
Agalsst the Schindory.
THE LAW AGAJNST NUISANCES.
Tha Southside Medical Society May Take
Up the Hatter.
WHAT DOCTOR BER8MAN HAS TO SAY
The next move en the Southside against
the Beck's rnu scbindery is a proposed
public meeting of citizens for the purpose of
laying the matter formally before the State
Board of Health. The people have con
cluded that the schlndery is a nuisance;
that it is a source of disease, and that it
ought to be removed. The committee repre
senting City Councils, to which the matter
was referred, will attend to its duties and
make an investigation this week, but it is
generally accepted that the city has no juris
diction In the case.
, As soon as the committee goes as far as
they can, and perform all they can do in the
matter, the citizens will then take np the
fight, and lay their complaint before Secre
tary Lee, of the State Board of Health.
There are many reasons why the. Southside
would be the healthiest portion of the city,
if they had a pure water supply, and the
publio spirit in the citizens is beginning to
assert itself to Buch an extent that no hin
drance to the publio health or publio good
will hereafter be allowed to survive.
LOOKING FOE AS ACT.
It is stated by some who seem to be keep
ing posted on the matter that there is an
act of Assembly prohibiting a schindery or
any similar establishment from locating
within seven miles of any influent pipe of a
water works by which the citizens of a city
or town are supplied with water. If such
an act is in existence it will be an easy
nfatter to have the Beck's run schindery
removed, as it is less than two miles away
from the Monongahela Water Company's
influent pipes, and Beck's run, which is
said to be constantly contaminated
by organic matter from the establish
ment empties into the river within
a mile of the pipes. An effort was made to
unearth the law referred to, but as yet no
such an act has been found. There Is plenty
of law against nuisances. If the city can
prove that the schindery is a nuisance the
proprietors, when found guilty, are liable to
a fine or imprisonment or both, according to
the discretion of the Court, under the cir
cumstances of the case, and where the nuis
ance is in existence at the time of the con
viction the Court may direct the defendant
or the Sberift to abate the same at the ex
pense of the defendant
DOCTOBS STIRRED VP.
The Southside physicians will probably
discuss the matter at the meeting of their
medical society. The doctors, at least the
majority ot them, are very loud in their
condemnation of the schindery and are
willing to lend their aid to have it
abolished. Dr. Hersman, Secretary of the
Bouthside Medical Society, said last even
ing: "It ought to be removed. The people
along Beck's run have often told me that
the odor arising from the place is at times
almost unbearable, and there Is more
typhoid fever along that hollow than in
any other section of the city. Besides the
Monongahela river would feed us with
enough filth, without the schindery. Every
thing coming from that place, if it does
not become completely oxidized before it
reaches the pipes, i3 injurious. Animal
matter is purified by oxidation if it floats
far enough, but the theory of self purifica
tion cannot always be relied upon, and the
material is more, or less dangerous until it is
"What proportion, or what kind of or
ganic matter undergoes a change by being
exposed to light and air?"
"It is not known exactly. It was atone
time a generally accepted theory that water,
polluted by sewage, purified itself in 13
miles, but recent observations have upset
this idea. Of course, some of the
poisons may be precipitated to the
body and some to the sides of the rivers. A
portion probably forms a chemical combi
nation with other suspended matter and
changed into compounds that might be
volatile and pass into air, or they might
form in soluble precipitants, and the farther
it rnnsthe more diluted it becomes, which
makes it less perceptible. It is hard to tell
how many diseases may be affected and
materially aided by the organic matter from
the Beck's rnn schindery, but I am satis
fied that typhoid fever is intensified by it
THREE RAIDS IK ONE DAT.
Tbe Police on Fenn Avenue Make It Lively
About 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon,
Lieutenant George W. Boyd, of the Penn
avenue district, assisted by other officers,
raided the speak-easy of John Dnscoll on
Penn avenue, near Twenty-seventh street
When the officers visited the place the house
was crowded, and many of the inmates tried
to make their escape by jumping through
windows, etc., but tbey were unsuccessful,
as the police were on the alert Seventeen
visitors and the proprietor were arrested and
placed in the Twelfth ward lockup. A
number of the prisoners were fortunate
enough to have $10 about them, and thus
got out on a forfeit
Shortly after the above raid Officer Miller
made a descent on the house of Mary Welsh
on Jones avenue. The proprietress and
three visitors were arrested and locked up
for a hearing.
The bouse of Hattie Clark, colored, was
raided about midnight Saturday, and the
proprietress and three other persons ar
rested. The raid was made on the complaint
ot Frank Henry, who alleged that Miss
Clark had inveigled bim into a dark alley,
weut through his pockets and robbed him
of $3 75.
At the hearing before Magistrate Gripp
yesterday morning the woman was re
manded, and informations will be entered
against her by the police officials. Two col-,
ored women and a white man arrested in
her house, who gave the names Mamie
Anderson. Mamie Wrirht and Ben Brown.
"were sentenced to 30 days to the workhouse.
Tbe Revolver and the Woman Were Both
Let Off Yesterday.
Mrs. M. F. Bedpath fired a couple of
shots yesterday morning about 2 o'clock to
attract the attention of an officer on Din
widdle street Officer Connors ran to the
place, and found Mrs. Bedpath lying on
the pavement She said her bnsband had
kicked her ont, and she fired the revolver to
attract the officers. The officer arrested
both, and at the bearing it developed that
'Bedpath was her second husband.
Her son, B. Weaver, testified tbat Bed
path had been in the habit of abusing his
mother, and had also abused bis sisters,
aged 16 and 17 years, and made remarks con
cerning iucm. xne maguunu; uiaiunrgca
6oHthl4 Mechanics Elect a Marshal far
The Southside Division" Committee ap
pointed to make arrangements for the
Amerjcan Mechanics' demonstration on Feb
ruary 22 met Saturday night and elected P.
K. Soffcl as Marshal Tof the division. An
entertainment committee was appointed
with instructions' to provide quarters and
refreshments for the visiting councils.
As the'parade is to be,.ou the Bouthside
exclusively this year the commiWee will
make all possible efforts, to -make it -the
larsest demonstration ever "held. It islllke-
Jy arrangements will bejaade for aJrge
sas meeting .la taeevesMg.
SHE CAUGHT IIS,
A Determined Girl Who Woolda't be Jilted
Chattel; Her Kecrcaat Lover to Brad
ford. Inspector McAleese, of the First police
district, received a letter last night from a
woman whom he says is deserving of great
credit for asserting the rights of her sex to a
fulfillment of the pledges made by suitors.
He said that she came to Pittsburg as Miss
Ida Henry, of Fmdlay, some six weeks ago
In search of James Fennessy, whose people
are highly respected residents of a borough
within 16 miles of Pittsburg, and who is
himself a glassblower. The names are fic
titious, as a. wedding has since obliterated
all the enmity in the case, and the Inspector
is particulary averse to creating family dis
turbances. She was a handsome, well-built girl of
abont 20 years of age, and when she called
upon the Inspector first for information
regarding her recreant lovera pair of deep,
blue eyes snapped with fire, and her voice
as clear as a bell, showed a determination
to catch np with the iugitive. "I'll find
him," said she, "if it takes up my whole
life to do so."
"You will indeed," responded the Inspec
tor, as he mentally congratulated himself
upon not being the object of so determined
a chase. She related her tale, saying she
bad first met Fennessy in a large boarding
house in Findlay, where she was engaged
in washing dishes. Her account showed
tbat several of the young men boarding in
the establishment, were suitors for her
handbnt she listened with favor to none
nntilTennessy volunteered to assist, her in
washing dishes. The warmth of the water
in which their hands met in the exercise of
the mutnal work, made both their hearts as
soft as the dishrags with which the dishes
were wiped, and the old, old story was told
The Inspector was at a loss what to do,
but entertained the young woman with
some good advice, during which she gritted
her teeth, and said if Mr. Fennessy did not
employ tbe services of a minister on snort
notice after she found him, there would be
work lor someone, but whether the police or
the Coroner she left to be inferred. She
stayed for a few nights in a woman's tempo
rary home, in which she said there were
neither bedclothes sufficient 'to keep her
warm, nor lights with which to dress herself
in the morning at the hour she was- com
pelled to rise. She had been recommended
to this place by Superintendent M. J. Dean,
of the Anti-Cruelty Society. Tiring of this
sort of hospitality she abandoned her search
on the Southside where she heard the young
man worked at Chambers & McKee's glass
house, and under Inspector McAleese's ad
vice searched Braddock, McKeesport and
several other surroundings towns with no
In the meantime the Inspector had. re
ceived an intimation that the much-wanted
young man was at Bradford, and when
the girl returned, told her that the oil
regions would be a good place to prospect
Without a cent in her pocket, but with a
telegraphic introduction to the Bradford
Chief of Police, she started, and her letter
to the Inspector announces her wedding last
week, saying she could not find a priest to
perform the ceremony, but did find a minis
ter, was now a lawful wife-, and emphasized
the statement by signing her same "Mrs.
"I'll bet," said the Inspector, in conclud
ing his story, "that she will make him a
good wife aud makea man of him. . She has
grit and good common sense, and 'if more
girls in her position would act as she did
we would have fewer cases of a certain class
than we have to deal with now."
ESTABLISHED KEABLT 60 YEA IIS.
Mellor 3c Hoene's Holiday Display
Pianos and Organs.
It is a truly magnificent sight to see tbe
vast array of pianos and"Drgan at Mellor &
Hoene's, 77 Fifth avenue. There are assem
bled .such pianos as have world-wide reputa
tions, and whose names have become house'
hold words in every family. Such pianos
are the Hardman and Krakaner makes,
which are known to everyone as instruments
of absolutely the highest grade manufac
tured; and the best of it is they are sold by
Mellor & Hoene at the lowest possible
prices, and also on easy payments to those
who do not desire to pay cash, Mellor &
Hoene have also the popular Kimball and
Harrington pianos, which are fast becoming
known throughout the country as the best
for the money.
The celebrated Chase organs, which can
only be obtained irom Mellor & Hoene, are
superior to any other reed organ manu
factured, in regard to superior quality,
sweetness and power of tone. Mellor &
Hoene have a most elegant lot of organs on
hand, rich and beautiful in design, and
with handsome cut glass mirrors, really the
finest lot ever seen in the citr of Pittsburg.
The fact is at Mellor & Hoene's, yon
can get jnst what you want in the
organ line, for church, chapel, lecture
room, and for lodge and home use,
anything from the very smallest 'to
the very largest and on easy payments of
from $5 to (10 per month. Can you really
get together a finer collection of reed organs
tban the Chase, Palace, Chicago-Cottage and
Kimball makes? We answer, not Most
Christmas is nearly here and now is the
time to visit Mellor & Hoene's a'nd make
your wife, daughter or sister a gift of a
piano or organ, a present that is lasting and
that will make joy in the household for
many years to come. Call on Messrs.
Mellor & Hoene and see their wonderful
stock of pianos and organs, or if yon cannot,
then write for catalogues, which will
promptly be mailed you with a description
of their easy payment plan. Their address
is 77 Filth avenue, and is known to every
one as the center of Pittsburg's music trade.
For the purest, oldest, and most reliable
liquors during the holidays secure Max
Klein's catalogue, and whether it be brandy,
rum, gin, whisky, wine or cordials, you can
select the finest in the two cities. iiwf
Sba'wxs and jerseys for holiday pres
ents. Kkable & SntrsTEE,
mwsu 35 Fifth ave.
Alb and porter are the correct drinks for
December, Jannarv and February. Fraucn
heim & Vilsack's "brews are the favorites
Great bargains in silks.
Enable & Shusteb, 35 Fifth ave.
If you vain? health use the beer made
by D. Lutz & Son, cor. Spring Garden
ave. and Chestnut st, Allegheny. Try it
Shuster's, 35 Fifth ave.
at Enable, &
One hundred different styles of bedroom
suits at all prices. M. Seibeet & Co.,
Coats, Wraps and Jackets
For holiday gifts.
Enable & Shtjsteb, 35 Fifth ave.
Ale and porter are the correct drinks for
December, Jannary and. February. Frauen
heim & Vilsack's brews are the favorites
Ek able & Shtjsteb, 39 Fifth ave.
Lr you wish to save money- select yont
presents from the art department, at Harrl
sofl'stoy store, 123 Federal at, Allegheny.
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ST. AG5ES DEDICATED. '-
Xfetker Ceckraa's Kw Chares Btssse'd by
tbe Bhbo-stev. Father Sfceedy B
feade ike Faith.
St Agnes' Catholio Church was dedicated
yesterday in Soho. A large crowd filled the
sacred edifice, and many were turned away,
A procession of priests and altar boys was
formed at the home of Father CochraD, and
they marched to the church. They circled
tbe walls on the outside, as well as in the
edifice, and Bishop Phelan blessed them.
Father Cochran celebrated high mass af
ter the dedicatory services were performed.
He was assisted by Fathers Murphy, Tobin,
Gallagher and others. Tne sermon was
preached by Eev. Father BheeJy. He took
for his text the words ''Wisdom has built
for herself a house." He congratulated the
people oa their fine church property, and
said he was glad to be present to share in
their joy and success.
After dwelling on the foundation Of the
Church he referred to the attacks being
made on Catholicism by ministers of this
city. He said:
"And now tbat we have seen how the
Divine Builder established His church, let
us hurriedly glance at some of its more
striking features which impress themselves
even upon the minds of those who look with
suspicion upon her. Among the first im
pressions made upon such minds is this:
that she has had a most singular history;
that while the world and all that it contains
grows old, she is ever young; she is ever
patting forth the most marvelous signs of
youthful vigor. Man and his works every
where perish, but she alone is undying.
Thrones are overturned, dynasties change,
States live and die, and then are only a
matter tor history. 'She alone lives on
without the slightest symptoms of feeble
ness or decay. Her growth today in the
closing years of this nineteenth century is
more marvelous than at any other period in
her history. Amidst the never ceasing change
and transformation going on around, she
alone abides. Her enemies are frightened
at tbe sight of her and have no better mode
ot warfare against her than blackening her
with slanders. Instead of injsriog her or
retarding her progress it only adds to her
strength, and hastens hs: advance. There
she stands like the city on the mountain top
that cannot be hid.
"Wonder not that we rejoice in oar Cath
olic faith, and are glad when we daily see
evidences ot the growth of the church In
this land. We rejoice not 'as those who re
joice in the harvest, or as the conquerors re
joice when they divide the spoilfbut we
rejoice rather as the priests of old did when
they carried into battle 'the ark of tbe
Lord.' We reioice as those who love men's
soals so well that thev would go through
much to save them. We rejoice because we
know what blessings, spiritual and temporal,
our Catholic faith can bring to this land
and the people so dear to us.
St Agnes' Churob was started in 1870,
bnt was never completed until recently. It
is a frame structure, beautifully finished
with hard wood inside. The furnishings of
the church are on a magnificent scale, the
organ alone costing $6,000. The church's
membership is abont 2,760, and the parochial
school attendance is 800 pupils daily. Eev.
T. Cochran Is the pastor.
WAS GOWEN MURDERED?
His Consln. Major Miller, of Allegheny)
Believes He Was.
MaJorCH. Miller, of 79 Page street,
Allegheny, is a fall cousin of Franklin B.
Gowen. Mr. Miller said last night tbat he
bad heard nothing further from Washington
about the death of his cousin except what
had been furnished in the telegraphic dis
patches. From the position of the body
when found, with the head under the table,
he was convinced that Mr. Gowen was mur
dered. "I am sure I can't account for his death,"
continued Mr. Miller. "In the army when
a man was shot through the heart he always
fell forward. A man shooting himself in
the head before a mirror should fall back
ward, bnt Mr. t3owen was found lying
under a table. If he did commit suicide it
was the result ot overwork and the Ingrati
tude of friends. So far as I know he had no
domestic trouble, and he lived happily with
his family. I saw him a few weeks ago and
he seemed to be all right"
Mr. Miller denied most emphatically that
a streak of insanity ran in the family. Mr.
Gown s mother was Mary Miller, daughter
of Joseph Miller, of Germantown, a direct
descendant of Sebastian Miller, who came to
this country with Pastorins, the original
settler of Germantown. Major Miller feels
very proud of his ancestors.
Mr. Gowen married Miss Esther Brisbm,
of Snnbury, who, with her daughter, Miss
Essie, survives him.
From bad 'sewerage or undraihed
swamps deranges the liver and un
dermines the system, creates blood
diseases and eruptions, preceded by
headache, billoOsness and constipa
tion, which can most effectually be
cured by the use of the genuine
Price, 23c Sold by all druggists, and pre
pared only t7 Fleming Brothers, Pitts
burg, Pa. Get the genuine; counterfeits
are made In St Louis.
DIAMONDS, JEWELRY, WATCHES,
COT GLASS NOVELTIES.
A stock of superior excellence and design.
E. P. ROBERTS 2c SDNS,
CORNER FIFTH AVE. AND MARKET ST.
French, KEndrick I En.,
OPPOSITE CITY HALL.
" DOTJLTON TEAT
for S5, well worth double.
We .have pat a few in the window
iter joa to see. Oulyaltelted'quaa
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PLAIN FACTH FOR HOLIDAY BUYERa
what we have done fob f ota
Aisles all cleared of center counters. -Extra
help behind tbe counters. Your only inconve
nience will be the crowds of buyers. You Will,1
not mind tbat You come here because every
body else does. Room for alt Pnt np with a ,
little crushing. You'll get what you vfantieet
it with very little delay. If any; get the best and1
get it for less money, considering tbe quality,
than von can bu v n eisewh ere. Every nrepara
tlqn for the final grand Christmas rush, in the
Storfes and out Perfect arrangements for
hottrlj delivery of goods from 8 A. at to 7 i,X.
to any part of tbe two cities.
DRESS GOODS From the modest priced
Stripes, Plaids, Checks, Tricots and Colored
Cashmeres, in very stylish colors and patterns,
25c a yard or 3 SO a full dress pattern, upward.
By tbe yard or Christmas patterns there aro
French and English Cashmeres, French and
English Serges. English Suiting Cloths, Chev
iots, Wool and Silk Warp Henriettas Camel's
Hair. Broadcloths, etc, etc At any price a
lone list of elegant goods. High norelty and
exclusive dress patterns in stripes, plaids,
checks, brocades, jacqnard and side borders.
BLACK DRESS GOODS Ibcladmg all the '
staple and new weaves and in all grades. Our
0c all-wool cashmeres are tbe best it is possible
to obtain for tbe money. Oar Henriettas and
silk warps, from the lowest to highest grades,
have no superiors. First class in the selection
of tbe wool and superiority ot ttnish and at tbe
same time low prices, are the attractive pointt
of our stock of black goods.
BLACK SILKS The best of European and
American manufacture. Our silks in every graae
are reliable and guaranteed to be jnst as repre
sented. Wo call especial attention to the grades
between $1 0 and S3 50 a yard, at which prices
we offer, for these holiday sales, the best values
we have ever seen m black silks. Lower prices
on good values it desired. At 60c, and especially
at 75c, we have goods of much, more than usual
value. Prices go to H a yard. Fancy brocades
75c to 17 60 a yard.
IN COLORED SILKS-Plains, Fancies and
High Novelties, endless varieties. Fancy Work:
Stlks of special Interest now. Plain Indlas and
Plain Pongees. Brocades and Fancy Stripes.
Fine Indlas in tbe most suitable colors for
fancy work.42cand50cayard. Bargain novelties,
satin ground with colored velvet roses, at S3,
worth 7. Beautiful Gros Grains, Faille Fran
chise, Rhadames, ArmureRoyales, Surahs, and
all the fancy weaves in the newest shades lor
evening and reception wear.
THE CLOAK DEPARTMENT-It affords
tbe practical kind of gifts. Thousands of
Jackets of every stylish make and material.
Stacks of fashionable Sbonlder Capes and
every shape and grade of Cloth Long Garments
Of the season, all at the fairest of prices,
guaranteeing both style and quality.
THE FOB DEPARTMENT-Tbe largess
stock of fine furs and finest quality fur gar
ments in Western i-ennsylvanla. Special
prices on genuine Astrakhan Sbonlder Capes
at 17 6U worth $12. Fine Seal Shoulder Capes
at 33. m $15, saoand 553. Real Persian Lamb
Capes, 30 to i Mink Capes, 125 to $70.
Monkey Capes, $23 to $30. Marten Capes, $23 to
535. Seal and Persian Capes, 855 to J75
THE PRINCE OF FURS Alaska Sealskin
Jackets, fW, J120, S130, $135, $140, JloO, $185. $175:
Sealskin Long Coats, $100. $125, $150, $160, $175,
$180, $190, $200. $225, $250. $275; DGtera:$22? up to
$800; Wraps, $85, JlOO, $125, 35, $160 np to 1200.
A special Seal Muff at S10, of extraordinary
value. Extra fine up to $20.
Only goods of highest order will be found in
this fur department. Visit the second floor of
cur Cloak building. Every advantage for care
Rich and Elegant Carriage and Reception
Wrap, plain and fur-lined, the finest goods Im
ported, $50 to $250 each. f
Fine loiported.- nits. Tea Gowns and House
Wrappers, of the very highest type of style and
workmanship, complete new stock for our
CHILDREN'S CLOAKS AND SUITS The
choicest lines we have ever carried. Beautiful
Berlin style dresses and cloaks, plain and for
lined, of every description of stylo and material.
Second floor, back, cloak building.
Children'sjrfoves, hoods, hosiery and lesnrtns.
ladies' Hosiery depabtmentSjiiic
bose, plain black and fincy colored, in neat
boxes, especially for Christmas gifts. Ladies'
fleeced cotton hose, for those who cannot wear
wooL New two-toned pure silk hose. Black
feet and colored tops. Fine cashmere hose.
Inf ant's,children s and ladies' silk merino and
flannel underwear, plain ribbed, in greatest
LADIES KID GLOVES-Largest variety
and best ralnesi 4-bu tton, black ana colors. $1
to $2 23; 5-button, black, and colors S10: 6
bntton, black, $2 and $3 35; 8-botton length.
"Biarritz" monsqnetaire-. 85c: 8-bntton length
mousquetairos, $1 50 and $2; button. Suede,
colors and black, $1 65; 6-baitoo. Snxfn tansu
grays and black, S2: 8-tmtton jBtTtnuSaetio
mousqnetaires, colors, SI to 62; "KOranon length
Huede mousqnetaires. colors and white. $2 and
$2 60- IB-button, length Suede mousquetaires.
S3; SO-button length, S3 50.
MISSES' aLOVES 4-button gloves, all col
ors, $1 and $1 25; 4-button Suedes, $1: 4-button
lengtb mousqnetaires, $1 25 and SI 65.
Special Christmas lot of Laced Glores. best
Tllue we ever offered, at $1 25. Special atten
tion Is also called to the 50c Biarritz.
GENT'S GLOVES-Popnlar Kid Gloves at
75c, $1 and np to $2 0. Scotch wool glares, 50c.
60c, 75c, up to $1 50. Fine Seal Glores and
Uauntleta. Beaver U loves and Gauntlets.
Men's Fancy Silk Suspenders In class top
boxes, some embroidered and others to be em
broidered, especially for holiday trade. All
tbe leading makes and styles of Collars and
SMOKING JACKETS, Dressing Gowns.
Bath Robes, excellent for Christmas giving.
We Dave made a special effort to have a most
complete stock, from the good, reliable, mod
erate pricedgoods np to tbe finest.
NECKWEAR We carry most complete
lines from all tbe most renowned American
and London manufacturers.
Evening neckwear a specialty.
UMBRELLAS Always thought of at
Christmas time. Always acceptable; a year
round useful to anybody. We have all the
novelties only carried by exclusively umbrella
booses. Scarcely two handles exactly
alike. Hundreds ot twists and turns
of the natural wood, unique deposits
of solid silver. Silver birds, stiver bugs,
carved sllvencaps and bands, plain silver caps,
fancy IlTer heads In rich and beautiful carv
ing, carved sliver books; the same In gold.
Ivory handles and flllicree work.
HANDKERCHIEFS Enormous sales dally
and constantly Increasing.
Hemstitched White, all linen, K, 1 and 3
inch hems at 1 e, 15c, 20c, 25c, 35c, 60c, up- to
$2 each, and with white and colored embroiuery
at 25c, 60c, 75c, 85c 80c, $1, $1 25, Jl 60,$1 75, $2
up to SU each; in block designs 3 for $50c and
25c 35c, 50c, 75e. $1 25 up to IJeacli: an endless
variety ot stylish ones with white and colored
embroidered scallops, 3 for 60c. and 25c. 50c,
75c 85c DOC $L $1 2o up to $10 60 each; hem
stitched printed handkerchiefs,. 10c, 12Kc 15o
and 25 cents a piece; silk gauze, band-embroidered
hemstitched and scalloped np to $3 50
each: linen Francaise. hemstitched and em
broidered scallops (unlaundned), np to $11
eacb; sheer linen lawn, band embroidered
Initials, in boxes of ft, $1 60; fine wblte linen,
hemstitched, embroidered initials, in boxes,
Erlce $1 50 per box; extra fine white linen,
emstitched, hand embroidered initials, ele
gant boxes, price 60c per handkerchief, or $3 75
5er box; fancy boxes, containing 6 pure linen
andkerchiefs, at 25c, 35c a box and upward;
Pure linen, plain and fancy border, hem
stitched and tape bordered, 25o to $2 50
each; white linen, initial, 25c to 75c;
Hemstitched Silk 25c, and special values. 50c
to $2 25. Fancy Silk Mufflers, 75c np to Qnest.
Men's flhe Underwear, Silk and WooL Men's
fancy Japanese Silk Night Shirts. Ladles' fine
Lace Handkerchiefs in the Lace Department.
Real Point and Duchess Lace up to $30 each.
Real Valenciennes up to the samo price. Beau
tiful Collars and Collarets. Barbs and Fichus
of tbe richest and most elegant character.
Chemisettes and Cuffs of rich: 8ilk Mull and
Dotted Nets, in sets. Rucblng boxes for
Christmas gifts. The most exquisite things in
ladles evening neckwear.
LINEN DEPARTMENT Ladles neckwear
sets in boxes. Embroideries Toilet sets,
French Muslin, Antique Lace, Nainsook and
Ribbons. Sideboard Covers, lable Covers,
Fine Pillow andSheetShams,Handsomely Em
broidered, Scolloped and Hemstitched. Fancy
Silks, fancy art materials and fancy curtain
materials (latter in the Upholstery Depart
ment) tor every imaginable sort of fancy work,
started fancy work, and at tbe price of the
material only. Fancy bed seta In the Embroid
ery Department $7 to $12 50. Lace Tidies
and Pin Cushion Covers by the thousand.
Leather Goods Pocketbooki in seal, lizard,
kangaroo, alligator, morocco, snake, chamoise.
ooze and many other novelty skins; mounted
in white metal and sterling silver. CARS
Cases and Chatelaines in all the leathers and
all finest mountings. Including tbe celebrated
Gorbam silver. Price of chatelaines, $1 to $45.
Genuine Leathers in onr fine collection of band
satchels alligator, gram, seal, morocco and
iiussian leatner. xne nnest assortment u.
silver-mounted brushes and combs. Besides
Silver Hair Brushes, Military Brushes, Hand
Mirrors, Tbree-f old Mirrors, Children's Brushes,
Whl.t RnvinM Vol.t Rmh Pocket Flasks,
Vmilr-TottM. Toilet Bottles. Bon Bon Trays,'
Playing; Card Cases, Puff Boxes, Glove audj.,?
Shoe aurtoners. ru uusmons, juku l'i
a,.Mn ii- uii TtnriM ATinlcurtt Sets.'?
HI....C. 1?.., -Writing TiMats uid.Port-
1 olios, real seal, sterling silver mounted. Fansjj
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v.-.-!.. cv. tnCHi Plain wbltaand.-T
painted gauze and satin, $1 to S. Eethe -j
ana real laco ians. uuuucu iu ... .-, ..
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