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IHtisburr Fearsithe1tesu.lt of the
fa KAVAL TDB-AND LIMITED TIliE
"Will Interfere .With the Investigation of
IDEAS 0& THE ;TEIP BI A SCIENTIST
HE Eev. W. J.
Holland, who was
instrumental in hav
ing the scientific ex
pedition sent to the
"West African coast
to observe the eclipse
of the sun yesterday,
tens interviewed in
his home in Oakland
Ho remarked that
AtuiveartheCountru.a series of reflec
tions, partly sorrowful, partly happy, had
been passing through his mind yesterda?.
"While on his way to church he happened
to cast his eyes toward thesun hanging low
down upon the sontbern horizon, and re
called the fact that just about the
w 9&rm mm m
K? HOW THE AMEBICAK SCIENTISTS TBAVEL.
r -h s
time he would be stepping into his' pslpit,
' his friend and former comrade. Prof. Todd,
would be either exulting or lamenting on
account ot the success or failure of the
?y eclipse expedition to "West Africa. "If it
' was cloudy," said the doctor, "and the ex-
'..: pedition failed to accomplish anything,
' Prof. Todd will no doubt be found some-
'.'" ' -where about the camp, seated among his
- friends, as calm as a philosopher and as
-A'silent as the grave. If the flay was cloud-
3jless and all worked well, I can see him
-v 'going up, now to this one, and now to that
:"'''one, slapping him on the back, and ex-
claiming, 'By George, we've done It.'
THE NATUBALISTS HAMPEEED.
"In the interests of science, as well as for
the sake ot my friend Todd, I hope the as
tronomical work of the expedition will be a
success, because I apprehend that the work
' . of the naturalists, labor they never so dili
gently, will not be ot sisnai importance be
cause of the brief time at their disposal in
, "which to make collections and because of
the unfortunate location o! the expedition.'
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VIEW OP ST. PATJI, DE 10AKDA,
" '- JThePensacola is a very comfortable old
-J'tib, but one of the slowest ships in the
United States Navy. The expedition was
2 days in going from New York to St Paul
- dcLioanao. ai unaonDieaiy requireu vwo
or three days more to enable the expedition
to reach and disembark at Cape Lombo.
- When Prof. Todd and myself de
cided upon giving prominence
,, toVnatural history work upon the expedi
, tion, we anticipated having a swift steamer
5 'placed at our disposal, and being able to
.spend two or twee montns upon tne west
.African coast. The naturalist of the expe
dition. Mr. Brown, who was originally my
assistant, will at most have a month at his
disposal, for the expedition will leaye Janu
ary 5 on the return trip.
"Prof. G. Brown Goode, the Assistant
Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution in
Washington, has kindly sent me a letter
wtrritten by Mr. Brown from the Cape Verde
islands, in which he bewails the fact that
'the stay in Angola is to be so brief.
Mr. Chatelain, the interpreter of the ex
pedition, who lived there for three years,
says that the region is an excellent one for
..the collector. The doctor here said that
from his knowledge of the subject Mr.
Chatelain's opinion was undoubtedly cor
rect, althongh Mr. Chatelain is not a
naturalist. Continuing, he said:
"Upon the occasion of their call at the
Cape Verde Islands, the party succeeded in
making some collections of fishes and
shells. The probability is that at each of
' the stops which will be made after leaving
Angola, and which will be at Cape Town,
,Ascension Islands, St Helena, St Paul's
Bocks and Barbadoes, the Cape Verde ex
perience will be repeated, and quite a mass
of interesting material brought together.
For my part I am very thankful that I
did riot go, as many things have happened
which have demonstrated that for me to
.have left my borne at the time I should
bare been compelled to leave, would have
been' highly unfortunate for myself as well as
'others. I have not, however, given up the
C JyisrriNO the daek continent,
and'if life and health are spared I expect in
ia:few"years to do what I failed to do upon
'I am now engaged in writing descriptions
of 0 species of butterflies from Western
Tropical Africa, which have been submitted
.for examination to the authorities of the
'British Museum and to the Vice President
(of the Entomological Society of France, and
by' them declared undoubtedly new to
science. They were collected for me bv u
Pittsburg boy, the Bev. A. C. Good, who" is
now in this city, recuperating from the
effects of eighty-ears residence amidst the
s wamps of gorilla land."
Fob a disordered liver try Beecbam's Pills.
' ".iFXASS Soap the purest and best ever made
-i , Jiu ib iu tar .Jonas.
RudneedSrfcei on wraps at The Peo
rr i-rcinrfflti Campbell & Bice.
N."B-0en'to-night till 9; to-morrow
(TuesdayJfaUl 10; Xmas Day until noon.
. " '; 350 Styles
Jibf ;ner patterns and shapes of toilet cham-
$ per.Bct in uuiuuo .w.ft- ... .w..UB ni.
fBelxcnsteln's, 152, 154, IMS .Federal st, Al
:?Hor.Tniir -nrrlrweftr for rentlemen ai
Krkmes H. Aiken & Co.'s, 100 Fifth ave. s
Post 1S8 Hold Their .Annual memorial
A, beautiful and touching service was
that held by Lieutenant James M, Lysle,
Post 028, G. A. E., in the Arch Btreet M.
E. Church, Allegheny, yesterday after
noon. Six members of the post have died
during the year. It was in commemoration
of the death of these" comrades that the
memorial Service was held; ,
Back of the chancel were placed six chairs,
draped in black, bearing the names of Will
iam B. Smith, Company B, First Pennsyl
vania Artillery. James E. Crow, Company
G, One Hundred and Ninety-third Pennsyl
vania Volunteer's; James. Swails, Company
G, Eighty-third Pennsylvania Volunteers;
Henry Eberle, Company B, Twenty-eighth
Pennsylvania Volunteers; George Zieg,
Ctfmpany B, Sixty-first Pennsylvania Vol
unteers; John Glover, Park Battery. The
chairs were flanked on either side by waving
tropical plants and the post, State and na
tional flags bound to their staffs with broad
bands ot crepe. The central portion of the
church was reserved for the veterans and
friends of the deceased comrades.
The services opened with a solemn dirge
by Prof. Priqhard.. Adjutant Louis Horst
then read the records of the dead. As the
closing words of tb'&records were pronounced
the swelling notes of the bugle sounding
"taps" filled the church with sweet melody.
The post choir rendered .several selections.
The address was delivered by Department
Commander Thomas J. Stewart He said:
"There is no monument of marble, no shaft
of granite, no tablet of bronze exposed to
the gaze to express our grief, but there is
this silent and all-conclusive proof of our
affection for the memory of our dead com
rades. Words ome unbidden at such a
time to signify our love for the dead. None
but generous words can be said to pay the
last tribute tf affection, the admiration of
their valor and patriotism. Six empty
chairs, which mean six deaths, six graves,
six dead soldiers and six new recruits up
When in answer to the call, they went
forward to the front to defend our homes,
our country and our flag, to fight for the
honor and truth of mankind,they showed by
their devotion they were true as steel.
Human sacrifice had to be made, but not
until thousands had starved to death in
rebel prisons, thousands had filled unknown
graves and every privation was endured,
was peace declared at Appomattox and lib
erty proclaimed through all the hand. For
this they fought, and now these whom we
mourn to-day h'ave'at last been laid to rest,
having lived long enough to see their coun
try the grandest one on earth.
"An Old Showman Drlnc.
Louts Allen, a former well-known Bhow
man of this city, is lying at his home on
WHEEE THE SCIEHmSTS LANDED.
Fifth avenne,near Aiken avenue, in a criti
cal condition. He is expected to die. at any
Mr. Allen has been ill for the past two
years. One night after organizing a lodge'
ot the Knights of Pythias in East Liberty,
be was taken violently ill. Since then he
has never recovered. He is also a promi
nent member of the A. O. IT. W. and the
Senior Order A. M.
DIS8ATIBFIED WITHTHEIB SHABE.
Roughen and Catchers Meet to Consider
the Question of Wages.
Trie roughen .and catchers employed in
some of the Soutbside mills held a meeting
yesterday in Imperial Hall. Nothing of a
definite character could be ascertained
relative to what transpired, but as it is
known that the men are dissatisfied with
their present earnings, it is saidjbysome
that the meeting was held to concert some
means looking to an increase. One member
said that a conference was being held to
consider the scale to be laid before the
Amalgamated Association when the consid
eration or next year s wage-rates' comes up.
The rougbers, catchers and heaters, and
trie common laborers employed In connection,
with their work, are hired by the roller, who
pays them according to a stated scale.
Boughers and catchers are each paid 12U
per cent of Nthe value of the work, while the
heater receives 25 per cent, leaving the roller
CO per cent, ont of which he has to pay the
common laborer. It is said that the roughers
and catchers claim that they should receive
as much as the heaters, a claim which the
roller will hardly concede, since it would
leave him but 25 percent out of which to
pay his other labor and for profit
Secretary Martin, of the "Amalgamated
Association of Iron and Steel Workers, said
yesterdaytfiat the proper course for the men
to purine was to discuss the question in their
lodges and submit any propositions they
should arrive at to the association for inser
tion in the annual programme. -1M
A CRDSADE ANKITERSART.
Tlie East 'End Branch of ihe.W. C. T. TJ.
Commemorate' Past Labors.
The East End branch of the W. 0. T. TJ.
celebrated the anniversary of the crusade at
their hall on Frankstown avenue, yesterday
afternoon. Mrs. Bainey presided and
opened the .meeting, with prayer. Mrs.
North was called on, and from the organ of
the W. C.T. TJ. read Jlof her Thompson's
story of the crusade. She was followed bv
Mrs. Beed, who read from the same paper a
contribution from MissFrances Wiliard,.
President of the national organization.
Ber. W. J. Chalfnnt, of the Park Ave
nue Presbyterian Church, told the story of
the crusadeiyin. an Ohio town, where he was
then encaid.as a castor.
I Mrs Andrew Bryce detailed her .work
plevJMith-Ih'e organization since the days of the
yiev. jsir. westiai remembered well the
difs of the crusade, xad said the movement
was one of the cwiiiwonderful the world
has ever known.
Bemarks pt ft similar nature were made
byEeriO., B. Milligen andMrs.Finley
TossMs,, after which the audience was dis
missal with the benediction.
""HOWDAY embroidered nitrht shirts
JaM H. Aikenft Co.'s, lee Fifth ave.
VIEWED BOTH WATS.
Continued from First ibffe.
Fallston, across the river, and in Fallston
the works or W. P. Townsend & Co., manufact
urers of rivets and wire nails, and the machine
built, oveb THE'LOCK."
On the New Brighton side of the river a por
tion ot the keg factory of M..-T. S. Kennedy
Is built on top of the lower lock, the lock now
being used for a f onndation Mr. Bobert Ken
nedy says that a canal would probably run him
ont of his New Brighton site;' but he would be
willing to go for the general good, provided he
waspaid enough for it. The canal would not ben
efit his works inuclUs he gets all his timber up
tho Allegheny and Monongahela rivers, ana
ships principally to theIast. He thlnlts the
State should pay liberally toward the construc
tion ol a ship canat Another railroad along
the Beaver and Mahoning valleys. Mr. Ken
nedy thinks, will pay at once npon its comple
tion, because the present railroads can pot ne
gro to take all the business tbat is offered.
Mr., Bentley, of Bcntley A Gerwig. of the
twine mill, says that tho construction of a ship
canal might ruin his plant, as it certainly
would, If the canal came along the old route;
but ho want to see it built His tonnage is
not heavy, but it Is extensive, and many ol tne
shipments are made to the West. To get more
favorable freight rates thecompany frequently
ships goods to Erie by rail during the summer
months, and then reships by schooners or lake
tlonal Government and the State should build
the canal in conjunction with each other. One,
great advantage of a ship canal would be that
in case of war with Canada war vessels could
bebniltat Wttsbnrg and sent upthxoughjtne
canal to the lakes. . .
The two flour mills do not have an extensive
business, and get but little of thelr grain from
the West ,
PLANING AND OIHEB MILLS.
Ot the two lumber and planing mill firms,
McBonnel & McLain do a business ot 20.00U.OOO
feet of lumber per year' from the Northwest,
and they are anxious to see a ship canal In order
to bnng down freight rates.
Tho Logan 4 Strobridgo Iron Company, so
Mr. C. G. Robinson, the general manager, says,
would not be much .aflected by a ship canal, as'
their shipments are chiefly to the iSast and
South.' They do a business of about seven
tons per day for every day in the year. A canal
might be of some benefit to them in getting in
iron, coke, copper and lumber, bnt not in the
way of outgoing freight Mr. Robinson thinks
the State should pay part of the cost ol tne
The Standard Horse Nail Works would not
be greatly benefited directly by a canal, but
Mr. Charles Merrick, the President of the com
pany, wants to see one built He thinks the
Government should do all the work, as the
State could not afford to do it, and the canal
would be of national and not merely local or
Mr. Myler, of Dawes fc Myler. manufactur
ers of hollow ware, says that the canal would
be of great benefit to them in getting in iron.
The tonnage or the factory Is about SJi tons
per day coming in, and the same amount going
out but the outgoing freight; cousistlng of
finished goods, will take three times as many
cars as the incoming freight whleh is heavy
and compact It costs about 60 cents a ton on
incoming freight, as against about SO on tho
outgoing classes. Both Mr. Myler and Mr.
Dawes heartily favor the State paying a large
part of the cost of the canal.
AS TO GLASS AND SEWEE PIPE.
Of tbe two glass works in New Brighton the
Ditbridge lS"the larger, employing between 250
and 500 hands. Tbe only way that the manager
thinks the canal would be of direct benefit to
the works would be on Western shipments, and
they are not heavy. He wants the Government
to pay all the cost
At the New Brighton Glass Company's office
Mr. C. A Bigelelr said that a canal, or any
thing else that would give competitive freight
tariffs would be welcomed, and he favored
State aid to the canaL Tbe capacity of the
works is about one and a half carloads per day.
Tbe biggest concern in New Brighton is tbe
Plttsbnnr Sewer Pine Works. It is about a
mile and a half up Blockhouse run, on which
are also located all tbree ot tbe potteries, tbe
fire brick yards and tbe New Brighton Glass
Factory. The freight of tbe sewer pine works
will average 10 'carloads per day, of outgoing
and incoming freight Mr. Brown, the man
ager, Is not decided upon the question ot State
The tbree potteries are: Everson, Sherwood
& Barker, with 400 carloads a year of output
(Mr. Barker wants a canal, but thinks the snr
plns in tbe National treasnry should pay for It,
and not tbe State); Sherwood Bros., with an
output of a carload per day, and favoring
lares State aid, and tbe Enterprise Pottery
Company, with 150 carloads per year, with. Mr.
F. H.jgmehfield. the treasurer, believing in
State 'aid. Mr. Btucbfieia says xhe railroad
companies wantthe eartb, and discriminate so
much aeainst such f relgbt as potteries furnish,
that he wants a canal.
ALL PAVOB STATE AID.
Of the three fire brick yards, that of A.F.
Smith & Co. is the largest - and 'Ships
aboa 20,000 brick per day, besides large
quantities ot raw clay, much of which goes to
Canada. Mr. Smith wants the State to do a
good-deal toward building the canal.
Orer In Fallston Mr. Townsend, of W P.
Townsend & Co., rivets and wire nails.
Bays their business amounts to-about 8,000 tons
per year. Tbty are nsing natural gas; but
when they are compelled to use coal, which will
be soon, tbe i'.nnage will be greater. He has no
opinion to express about State aid.
M. Darragn. of the machine shops, has his
foundry at Bridgewater, and the tonnage bere
is light He wants a ship canal, for several
reasons, hut thinks It Is Impracticable because
the dams would have to be so high tbat it
would drown out some of the valuable low
lands along the route. He favors State aid. '
C. T. DAWSON.
Featjenheim &-Vilsaok's ale and
porter are superior beverages. Call for
them. All dealers keep them. Or order
direct 'Phone 1186. --
"I was enred of one of the worst cases of ma
laria fever by Hood's Sarsaparilla, and what
this medicine did for me, it will do for others.
I was taken wltb the disease in 1SS8. 1 consulted
tbe best doctors, but without any apparent
benefit and had to resign my situation as agent
and operator for the Missouri Pacific Railroad.
1 had lost 63 pounds and spent over 300. "At last
I accidentally met a traveller for C. L Hood &
Co., who advised me to try Hood's Sarsapar
11a. I bought six bottles for $5 and after using
two 1 thought I was no better. But X deter
mined to use up what Sarsaparilla I had: before
tbe third bottle was gone I began to feel better
and continued to mend till I took 12 bottles,
when I more than gained my usual health and
weight I soon obtained another situation, and
consider myself a well man." 3. M. Miixeb
, Agent WabaBh'ife Pacific Railway, Lodge, 111.
N. B. If ypn decide to" take Hood's Sarsapa
rilla do not be induced to bay any other.
Sold by all druggists, tit six for $5. Prepared
only by C. L HOOD & CO., Lowell, Mass.
100 Doses One Dollar
BLOCKER'S DUTCH COCOA,
ISO CUPS FOB f 1.
CHOICEST, PUREST. BEST.
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: TO-NIGHT AND TO-MORROW NIGHT' .:
UNTIL 9 O'CLOCK.
;'-:; ids, horne & cos, i;;-; t
":f PENN AVENUE STORES Vj.'.-
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A B0I1SII QDAEKEL
Retain la ike Beach of One of the Yobb
St. Lotis, December 22. Two boys,
Hugh Lawsou andLewis Keenbler, aged
respectively 13 and 14 years, while at play
yesterday afternoon during recess, nt a
point inLivingston county, Ky., just oppo
site Galconda, had. a scuffle over a ball,
and the foimer plunged a. pocket knife into
the neck of the latter, severing the jugular
vein, and killing him almost instantly.
Young-Lawson was taken to- Smithland,
Ky., and lodged In jail. Both boys belong
to the best families in Livingston county,
and were very intimate friends.
Clean and Fresh Block for lbs Closing Day,
of Holiday Trade.
Visitors to our store will find that we open
fresh goods every day, and that we still have
a large assortment of fancy goods, Christ
mas cards, calendars, pocketbooks, card
cases, etc. Open every evening.
JOS. ElCHBATJM & CO.,
48 Fifth avenue.
Just In Time for Xinn.
Beduced Drices on wraps at The People's
Store. Campbell & Dice.
N. B. Open to-night till 9; to-morrow
(Tuesday) till 10; Xmas Day until'noon.
"We have 500 styles of teas, coffees, choco
lates and bouillons at popular prices; in
single dozens or harlequin sets, popular
152, 154f15ffPederal st, Allegheny.
Grand Holldnr Sate
Of seal plush sacques, plush jackets, new
markets, iersev iackets and children's wraps
at bargain prices at H. J. Lynch's, 438 and
440 Market st.
is1 in doubt what
to bay for a present.
then see the
the immeqse line of fancy goods, at
's toy store, 123 Federal st, Alle-
Gold and Silver Watches;
Ton will do well if you buy at Hahch's
Jewelry Store, No.,295 Fifth avenue. Fine
goods, but no fancy prices.
Young folks who intend to start house
keeping will consult their interest by buy
ing their outfit in furniture at II. Seibert &
Holiday silk and linen initial handker
chiefs. James H. Aiken & Co.,
D 100 Fifth ave.
AWL-On Sunday, December 22, 1889, at 11
o'clock A. M., at the residence of John L. Awl,
Vine Cliff. Mt. Washington, Sadie E. Hotjsb,
wife of Jobn Slattern Awl, in her 23d year.
Funeral services at the late residence. Vine
Cllfjf; Mt. Washington, on Tuesday, the 24tb-
lnst, at 2 o'ciock P. it. interment private.
BATES On Saturday, December 21, 18S9, at
llJ5r. jr., anna Mart, daughter of John T.
and Mary A. Bates (nee Gschftend), aged 9
years 7 months 2S days.
Funeral from the parents' residence, 1103 Sa
rah street Southside, on Monday at 2 p. u.
Friends of the family are respectfully invited
to attend. " 2
CONNOR Saturday morning, December 21,
1889,at 3 o'clock,at tbe residence ot her mother,
No. 41 Col well street, Eijzabeth Blanche,
daughter of Margaret and the late John U.
Funeral services at residence, - this aft
ernoon at 2 o'clock. Interment private at a
Denver, Buffalo and Brooklyn papers please
OAVANAUGH On .Satnraay. December
21.lKS9.at 1130 a.m., Thomas CAVANAuan,
aged 18 years.
Funeral from the residence of his mother,
Ellen Cavanangh, Harrison street ear Forty
ninth street, on Monday at 2-30 P. M. Friends
of the family are respectfully invited to at
DIETSCH On Snnday, 6:15 T. St., John G.
DiETScn, aged S3 years 1 month 17 days.
Notice of fnneral hereafter. -
HARBISON On Sunday, December 22, 1889.
at 5 o'clock a. Jt, Annie May, daughter of
James T. Harbison; aged 13 years. ' "
Fnneral services ''at the residence of her
uncle, George Harbison, No. 5128 Penn avenue,
on Monday morning at 10 o'clock.
MILL.ER On Saturday, December 21,1839,
at 11:80 r. M.,at ths residence of her brother,
Emll G. Stacker, 2401 Penn avenue, Pittsburg,
Emma Sttjceey, wife of Fred Miller, of
Remains will be taken to her late home,
Brookfleld, O., for interment on Tuesday at 2
MIDDLETON On Snnday, December 21 at
2-20 p. m., Catherine MIddleton, aged 60
years and 6 months.
Funeral from berlate resldence.6008 Ellsworth
avenue. E. E., on Tuesday, December 24, at 9
A. M. Services at Sacred Heart R. U. Church,
Center avenue. -Friends of the family'are re
spectfully invited to attend. 2
McKILLIPS On Sunday.December 22, 8:15
A. M.. Sabah Jane, wife of James B. McKil
llpa. Sr in the 51th year of her age.
Fnneral from her late residence, S82 Franks
town avenue. East End, Pittsburg, Tuesday,
December 24, at 2:30 p.m. Interment private.
Lancaster, Pa., and Philadelphia papers please
-PEARSON On Saturday, December 21, 1889.
at 3 o'clock p. m., Joseph Pearson, in his 63d
Funeral services at tbe residence of his
brother, James R. Pearson, No. 13 Federal
street, Allegheny, on MONDAY at 2 p. M. In
Cincinnati papers please copy. 2
PDGH At the residence of her daughter,
Mrs. Henry Johnston. Chartlers township,
December 22, 18OT, at 8:30 P. M Mary J. PUOH,
in tbe 85th year of her age.
Notice of funeral in evening papers.
(Successor to Meyer, Arnold A Co., Ldm.,)
UNDERTAKER AND EMBALMER.
Office and residence, 1134 Penn aveaue. Tele
phone connection. mylO-69-MWrsu
ORCHIDS AND ROSES OF RARE BEAUTY.
A.. M. & JT. B. MURDOCH,
-1 1 uauxH.iri.ttLii) r.
Holly wreathing, Christmas trees palms.ca
nary birds, gold fish, etc. Order early.
JOHN E. & A. MORDOCH,
. . ... . M8 Smltbfleld street.
Telephone 233. delS-MWF
nEPRESENTEumPITTSBrjRa ISt ISO.
ASSETS . . S9jB71,6!6SS.
Insurance Co. of 2Torth America.
losses adiustea and paid by WILLIAM L
JONEa Si Fourth amine.
MONDAY; DECEMBER' 32jp
With, the largest and roost varied
stock of Diamonds, Watches, Jew
elry, Fancy Silver Articles, Artistic
Pottery, etc., ever brought to this
city. "Come and see us and we will
make Christmas buying easy for
you, "We will deliver gooda any
WATTLES & SHEAFER,
JEWELERS, 37 FIFTH AVE.
MILD WEATHER SALE
Gifts marked at a Nominal Price to make
IN LADIES' SEAL PLUSH JACKETS
AND COATS, JNEWMABKETS and
OHHiDRElSPS :-: COATS
Harked away down now, rather than wait'
until after the Holidays.
LADIES' AND CHILDREN'S, with ele
gant Capes and Collars to match of
the most serviceable FT7BS.
For your Parlor, Library or Drawing
' T, y, LATIMER,
138 Federal and 46 South Diamond
Streets, Allegheny, Pa. . '
surpasses all former ones in
its Artistic Elegance, Practi
cal Utility and Unparalleled
Life, in- an
article on "The
Art of Making
hiends "the se
lecting of an
arm chair for
papa which will match his tern
per. rather than his complex
ion, lhe all-over leather
chair of. our cut. at. $20 will
be sure to accomplish both, as
it is thoroughly comfortable,
low in price and can be fur
nished in any color of hide.
with or with
at$i 75, we
have in a va
riety of fin
ishes. It is
a young girl
or as a sew
I his taller
closed back and
net top and
for books, we
have in either
hogany or an
tique oak, at
$12 (add $2 for
portiere). We are showing 39
other patterns of plain and
combination bookcases, secre
tary bookcases, etc.
We have just
lot of this "(d
er in assorted
colors. The seat
is : upholstered
with ::: antique
nails. TJhe won-.
der. is how it can be made at
the price $4 50. Our assort
ment of Upholstered Rockers,
Leather Chairs and Fancy
Chairs of all kinds is the.
largest ' in the history of our
CATALOGUE. We give
on application our illWstra'
ted descriptive Hobday Cata
logue of 64 pages. It is a
valuable guide for Holiday
shopping and has a classi
fied index of suggestions for
: ' VSr-
THE CHRISTMAS RUSH
PULL :-: FORCE.
Do yonr best to come in the morning, be
fore NOON if possible, as -we, can" serve yon
mnch better then than later in the day'. How
ever, if yon can't come in the morning,'
come in the afternoon. We .have a large
force and trill . do oar best to wait on 'you
promptly and well.
We are Open in the Even
ings Till 9 O'clock, -
And if yon come is can make purchases
SEE OTJB ELEGANT DISPLAY
Derby, Meriden and Sterling
MtERORS, MANIOTJRE SETS,
HORNE & WARD,
41 FIFTH AVE.
There isn't a more sensible
and serviceable present than
a Suit or an Overcoat for man
or boy. ,
We advertise directly for
holiday trade for our make of
Let the watchmakers ad
vertise their goods!, and the
sled stores tfieirs! the military
tores their drums!- the novel
ty stores their button-hooks!
We sell clothing that will
give any Christmas gift hunter
a full dollar's worth. We ad
If it isn't good enough to
ask money '.for outright what
is it good for? It has been
good enough for that all the.
rest of the year.
There's cloth in it that will
turn out all-wool! There's
fashion in its style and faith
ful sewing in the work. We
add nothing to their cost save
a small profit.
But, the profit isn't enough
to let us give anybody a Ty
rolese clock that keeps East
ern and Middle standard time
to the hair-stroke.
There's warmth in it, how
ever, a winter's wear, and you
pay less for it
Sixth street and Penn avenue.
Our merchant tailoring bus
iness prospers on the variety
oft fine goods, the tailoring,
and the prices.
UNTIL 9 O'CLOCK.
To December 25. -
In Chenille, Embroidered, Brown Seal,
Haroon, Goat and Velvet Embroidered.
Prices to mlt everybody.
, 401 WOOD STREET, .
Cir. Fmrth ave., FitfsWf, Pa.
I. t. .- !- II! II .J .
SPECIAL DOLL SALE,
SPECIAL K SALE,
Special sale of all. Holiday Goods on
Monday, Tuesday, and Wednes
day until 12 o'clock,
The continued warm weath
er necessitates a still further
cut4n our Pices of Cloaks,
Wraps and Jackets. Here are
some prices to judge by:
Plush Jackets were $12, now
Plush Wraps were $25, now
Plush Sacques were $30, uow
Newmarkets were 127 now
Ladies' Beaver Jacketswere
. $10, now $5 49.
Every Garment in Our
Cloak Department has been
marked down regardless of
Come in the Forenoon and Avoid
Open Evenings Until Christmas,
. POPULAR STORES,
Sixth Street and Penn-Ave.
PAULSON . BROS.
' Established orer Half a Centarr.
Ten Useful Xmas Gifts
FOR GENTLEMEN AND BOYS
Good Umbrellas frnm 1 00 to $15 00
Nobby Canes and Walking Slicks
from .". 25 to 25 00
Reliable Stiff Hats from 2 00 to 5 00
Reliable Soft Hats from 1 00 to 5 CO
Reliable Silk Hats from 4 00 to 8 00
Gennlne Seal Caps and Gloves
from 7 00to 16 00
Imported Hat Leather Boxes from 5 00 to 20 00
Dent's English Walkine and Driv
ing Kid Gloves 1 75 to 2 00
Best Waterproof; Mackintoshes. . ,
with and without capes 12 00 to 18 00
Far Caps. Capes, Gloves ana.
Robes, for yonr coachman...,..; All Prices.
Ten Useful Xmas Gifts
FOR LADIES AND GIRLS.
Gold, Silrer. Etched and Ivory
Handled Umbrellas from- 1 23 to 17 00
Reliable Seal Jackets, Bacqnes
and .Wraps from 75 00 to 350 00
Seal Gloves and Hats from 10 00 to 17 00
Seal Muffs from 10 00to 20 00
Heal Shoulder Capes from 40 00 to 75 00
JFnr Shoulder Capes, in every
known far, from 5 00 to 100 00
Fnr Mnfts. in everr known fur
from , 1 OOto 30 00
Far Boas, Pelerines, etc., in every
known fur. from -2 60 to 4000
Children's Fnr Sets, in endless va
riety, irom xouio iiim
Baby Carriage Robes and Fnr Hoods and
ShoppiDg Bags.at reasonable prices.
441 WOOD STREET.
FIVE DOORS FROM FIFTH AVENUE.
K. B. Our Umbrella Factory is busy, as
nsnaI,on Re-covering and Repalrtnc Umbrellas,
atonr now well-krlown LOW PRICES, from,
the Fast Black Zanllla at 75c to our Finest
Gloria Silks. de23-JIWT
JOHNFLOOKER & CO.,
Flocker's Lubricating Hemp Packing
FOB RAILROAD USE.
Italian and American Hemp Facklna
Clothes Lines, Twines, Bell Cord, Fish Lines,
Chalk Lines. Night Lines, Sisal Bala and Hide
Rope, Tarred Lath' Yam. S pnn Yam, etc
"WOBKft East street. Allezbenr City, Pa.
OFKICE AND SALESROOM. S Water at,
ttabnro Telephone No. 1370L ocfflCg-atTra
J.MII fv-T A 1NSOBANC&CO,
XLl J. -LN -C3-, Hartford. Conn.
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KDWAKDS KJBnrST. Ags,
KIW ADTERHSiafKiT . t
That's What Ve Try to
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SOMETHING- THIS MOBNINQlCf
, .. a
xutii.iufcnjiiiuu.Li uoLLor uuui any
thing' of the kind ever has been
done that you will be surprised-, j
i ... , -- i --. .
ana "Duy em quicK, ana pernaps
tell your neighbors to come and-.
What Is it?
Bell 500 Paris
With SIDE BORDERS and Hand7
kerchief Borders, and others with
835 EAOH, - -,
That were imported this season to
retail at 815.
2,000 yards that's Suit Patterns?
or sensible CHRISTMAS PRESi
ENTS for '
At 60o a yard just85 that are so
remarkable that you'll hear about
it, and if you are among the first
Ladies to come early, you will get;
the first Bargain. rr
The Dress Goods salesmen never"
have much to do the last day or
two before Christmas. We are
going to give them something to; .'
do to-morrow and next day.
We are going to let
Have some plums for two days'
that will give the Silk Salesmen,"
some extra hustling.
1,000 YARDS -rv,
Guinet's Celebrated Extra FineL 1
(Not Big, Showy Cords) .
81 A YARD. .;
81 A YARD.
Their equals have never
sold at retail in America.
Rich Black Silk Failles, Riohf-
ili Dress Si
ai toss Si
Blaok Silks in staple and newl&d
fancy weaves, 81 to 82 60 Christ-:
mas bargains unsurpassed.
Federal Street, Allegheny
K. S. When you come to see these Bar-
craint wntl ran Rp a trmnA HOLTDAT UL
POSITION of the Usefol and Ornamental, , '1
from a Seal Jacket or Coat to a i nr Uapa orr
nrettv from 25c to a choice niece of Royal , : '
Worcester or Donlton Pottery, Onyx Tables.,. .
or inoineis ana an iness cuoicc, mud gooaa
at onr nsaal small profit prices, tbat brings l
the people and moves tbe quantities. '
GENTS' MOTFIiEBS, 25c to 55.
THE BENEFIT OF THE D0UBT4
TfAn,.fnilAn1it aitArTilf tn Titit Tmi'
lailr friend for a Christmas Gift. Ton cannot bet
mistaken in trfTlng ber a pair of, nice Kid.'
mores. They are alwaja uielul, alwaja ac?
ceptable. We hare f
7-Hoofc foster i'owler Kid Ulores, SI 7a 4 '
p?r- . . --i
0LTOJb C9fcC UHIGt JZMA JAU1GS. f. W Au
5-Hook Rosllnd Kid Olorea. II s calr.
4-Bntton Ferrln Freres Kid Glares, W a pair, j
4-iiatton uecue Jim uioros, ji 70 a pair.
4-Button Reeence Kid Ulores, Jl M a pair.
4-Bntton Kid Glores, SI 25 a pair.
4-Batton Kid Glores, SI a pair.
4-Bntton Kid Glores, 75c a Fair.
4-Kn tton Kid Glores. 65c a nalr.
4-Bntton Suede Kid Glores. black and eobl
ored.il 25 a pair. Momqnetalre, dressed and;!
nnaressea, jua uiores, Diacsanacoiorea,w
Our store ones erenreTenlnznntniOo'cIo
until after Christmas. Mall orders receir!
prompt attention; Write for oar UluttateAl
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