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THE, -PITTSBURG DISPATCH, " SUNDAY.' NOVEMBER 13, 1893; ,
ITTSBURG'S PRIDE IS NOW COMPLETED
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5" DANIEL WEBSTER SAID OF MASSACHUSETTS, SO DO WE SAY' OF THIS GLORIOUS BUILDING,
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OPENING OVERTURE By Haydn Mandolin Quartet
DEDICATORY SPEECH v. By Jos. H. Stadtfeld
PRESENTATION OF KEYS By Marcus K. Solomon
(Son of Kaskel Solomon.)
READING OF ORIGINAL POEM, .dedicated to. .Solomon & Ruben
X THE PORTALS OF
WILL BE THROWN OPEN AT 7:30 P. M.
Guests will be received at the main entrance on Smithfield , street, con
ducted through the Hat, Furnishing,. Horse Goods and Shoe Depart
ments, up the Grand Staircase, through the Boys' and Children's De
partment, and through the magnificent Cloak Atelier. Then up to the
third story, where the grmdest and most surpassing clothing floor in the
land will surprise the beholder. On this floor
OUR LADY GUESTS
.....WILL BE PRESENTED
With the superb and costly souvenir specially"" gotten up
for this occasion. It consists of an elegant
-SILVER-PLATED CARD RECEIVERS
With the new building in bas relief in the bowL
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At last that most magnificent and interesting; structure which
adorns the leading business thoroughfare of this great commer
cial mart is finished. It is pronounced by one and all the highest
embodiment of artistic grace and architectural beauty. The pride
which we justly take in this unsurpassable edifice is (we know)
shared in by all who have the interests, material prosperity and
phenomenal progress of this wonderful city at heart. We feel
particularly triumphant in having at last accomplished the great
task undertaken at a time when our laudable project was beset
by difficulties and obstacles almost, insurmountable. It affords
us pleasure to enumerate the RED-LETTER DAYS which
have marked the construction of this splendid building. On April
7 the first bricks of the old shanties were loosened by the work
men. On July 6 the cornerstone was laid with appropriate cere
monies. On September 1 7 o'ur proud banner was unfurled from the
flagstaff. On October 1 9 the preliminary opening occurred. And on
THURSDAY, NOV. 17, THE GRAND AND FORMAL
DEDICATION WILL TAKt 'PLAGE,
r-TO THIS BRILLIANT AND MEMORABLE EVENT
WEWRDMLy. HEARTH Y MP SINCERE!. Y IN VI ft '
THE ENTIRE POPULATION OE ALLEGHENY COUNTY.
MUSICAL PROGRAMME. .
Prof. P. Da'nnhardt and his excellent Second Brigade B and will enter
tain our gqests with the following musical selections:
z. Solomon-Rubeji March (specially dedi
- catcd to the new firm) ,.,..
.....By Prof. Dannhardt
3. Overture Terapelweihe. Kclar Bcla
3. L'Estudiantjne Waltz Waldteufel
4. Fantasia Soldiers' Life Kelar Bela
5. Darkies' Dream , .,,.... Belee
6. Selection Yeoman of the Guard
. ,,....,.. Sullivan
i, American Overture On National Airs..;
2. Selection Maritana., Wallace
3. Brudder Gardner's Picnic Fantasia
4. Grand Operatic Selection
, Belisor Donizette
5. Waltz Golden Youth Waldteufel
6. A Night in Berlin ,. .., Hartman
AH our Peerless Departments will be in gala attire and court the ad
miration of our thousands of guests. Whilst in the building
LOOK AT OUR BEAUTIFUL ARRAY OF CBOTHING.
"To be well dressed oft' supersedes the rest." Byron.
GLANCE AT OUR HANDSOME HAT DEPARTMENT.
"Under good cover at all times." Ben Johnson.
LET YOUR EYES WANDER OVER OUR FURNISHING GOODS.
"Stitch, Stitch, Stitch1' Hood's Song of the Shirt
INSPECT OUR CHARMING SHOE PARLORS.
"A fair understanding, by my troth" Shake; peare.
OUR HORSE GOODS DISPLAY WILL INTEREST YOU.
"A horse, a horse, my kingdom for a horse." Richard III.
NO END TO OUR RUBBER GOODS AND MACKINTOSHES.
"Ah, tfcre is the 'rub: "Hamlet
THOUSANDS OF UMBRELLAS; Aft ARTICLE OF NECESSITY.
"For sunshine and rain I answer far the twain," Waldemar.
OUR BANKING DEPARTMENT THE CENTER OF INTEREST.
"Many a mickle makes a muckle." Old Scotch Proverb.
VJ-VAT! QKEISOA.TI PLORBATI
ENDURE! THRIVE! FLOURISH!