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The lailhncrs' windows make a lovely
how, bat, after all, how many of the bats
and bonnets therein displayed could be
worn by you? How many are practicable
for yonr particular head? If you are 30
years old or under, or even if you are well
on toward 40, and are sure you don't look
it, then this felt hat in the picture will be
suitable lor you. But it isn't fit ior a mid-dle-aced
matron. It is a fawn-colored felt
hat, with curved edges, trimmed with
brown -velvet and leathers. On one 'side
the ran of fashion bv inclosing their locks
in the silken meshes which by some strange
freak was once considered becoming.
Hen have laughed at us for frizzing out
our heads into the semblance of furze
bushes; they have grumbled at the altitude
to which we have aspired in dressing it, but
surely their artistic souls are not so dead,
their eyes for the beautiful so dim that they
will ever encourage their fashion-ridden
womankind to bring their hair down into
the napes of their necks in the appallingly
ugly net and so give their heads the ap
pearance of a sofa cushion or a traveling
I consider that our reputations are posi
tively trembling in the balance while the
popularity of the hair net remains unde
cided, for what will tbey think of ns a few
years hence when they see our portraits and
our fashion plates and find that we stooped
to a revival of this hideous mode?
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The Novel Feature Gowns.
Some of the most charming and popular
dresses of the season are what might be fit
tingly exiled "feature gowns." That is,such
as include the most striking and artistic
features of those that are pronounced renais
sance. For example, here is a gown worn by a
woman of perfect taste recently returned
from Paris. The material is of soft, flexible
cloth in crar warmed by an ecru tint The
sleeves are of the pronounced Empire sort,
close along the lower arm and with full
puffs along the shoulder. At the band it is
slashed about four inches and faced with
satin. The upper part is turned back from
the arm and the lower part down on to the
hand. About the shoulders is a broad,
frill-like cape of satin and at the waist-line
is a narrow satin cincture. The skirt is cut
with a demi-train and at the foot is a nar
row satin ruffle headed with a thick cord of
the same material nearly an inch across.
With this are worn red shoes and red stock
ings, and altogether it is a very chio and.
A Fetching Felt Sat
under the raised brim a beautiful bow of
velvet is placed which fastens an ostrich
leather and an aigrette of fancy feathers.
When it comes down to facts, the general
character of hats for early winter has not
changed materially as worn on the street.
Everything is only a little more so than
last summer, that is alL I reallv think the
millinery windows are intended assort of
liberal educators for us to study the styles
in. The majority of buyers look with awe
and some envy the hats on the "figures,"
but they end by getting their own idea of
the mode, and it is framed upon what they
actually see worn. The orchid-dragonfly
confection that poUes on a brass candelabra
in a milliner's window is a vision to behold,
but not to be worn.
For trimming the large felt has, the long
Telvet bows will be found simply invalu
able. Thev can be bought at the stores,
and will form quite a sufficient trimming in
themselves for many of the shapes now be
ing worn. An exceedingly pretty bow is
made of coque feathers in various shaded
colorings, with a tall osprev in the center.
The small coque aigrettes are very useful
ITlnts to Uio Household.
Collars and cuff's lio!c w ell when encased
in a new box made especial.y for their re
ception. It Is circular, irold lined and is exe
cuted In applica satin finish.
A'iw caudle shades imitating lace are ex
quisite. The effect Is produced by the thick
and thin po:celain with the lUht shining
through. Thus far they are only in white,
but very delicate in design.
Shells are beautifully polished and placed
upon silver tiipods and serve as bon-oon
diilies. Mother-of-pearl spoons accompany
these, and what a pretty way to utilize a
shell, piecioas as a souvenir of place or
English wares have beautiful shapes In
jardinieres and a very great protection to
floor or standard aro tho added shallow
trays to place them in, thus avoiding nil
danger from drainage or moisture. Mlntou
and Leeds are the favorite pottery for them,
u&iuis me most graceiui plant.
A cbarmiko fire-screen is made of wrought
Iron in delicate, tasteful pattern and set
with stained glass in the familiar bnll's-eye
pattern. A screen of this kind, set with pale
yellow and orange glass bull's eye, would be
especially pi uiv in a yeiiow loom or ma
pink and tuiquoise blue in a little French
lecei.t'ou loom furnished in enamel.
The newest sots or brushes, combs and
boxes for the toilet table are made of ebony,
covered with an open worked pattern of
cherubs and leaves in silver of Louis XIV.
style, for while exceedingly at tistlc In effect
the set ctiits less than one of solid silver
nnd Is much easier to take caio of irthe
mountings are- oxidized metals, as they
CAUSED BAD BLOOD. .
Patrol Wagon No. 3 Wins the Frlze, but the
Others Aro Not Satisfied.
Considerable interest was displayed in
the inspection of police patrol wagons yes
terday. Except that City Hall was closed
and the officials were taking a holiday, the
inspection was the only municipal recogni
tion of the day. Two wagons from each po
lice district were in tho line drawn ujj In
the Central station yard. Mayor Gourley,
Chief Brown and Police Superintendent
O'Mara officiated as judges. Several hun
dred people witnessed the proceedings.
The judges critically examined the appear
ance and condition of wagons, harness,
horses and men, and then unanimously de
cided in favor of the Twelfth ward station
Gourley presented the winners in
the competition with a handsome gold han
dled whip. It was donated by Joseph
Loughrey. The Mayor, in a brief speech,
complimented all the competitors, selecting
companies 1, 3 and 7, in the order named,
for special praise on their appearance. T.
J. Morlev. one of the men on the Twelfth
ward wagon, received the whip in a well
timed speech, in which he claimed Pitts
burg's police patrol service unexcelled in
the United States.
Some bad feeling exists as a result of No.
3 company getting the prize. Inspector
McLaughlin, of the Second district, and
Captain Stewart, of the Third, were each
confident they would win, and the spirit of
competition was so strong that various offi
cers in the Second and Third districts
wagered money on the result After the
judges had decided they were inconsolable,
and at last accounts were talking ot a com
petition of their own for a purse subscribed
by all who may enter.
Fine Beavers, worth $12 to $25-. ODR PRICE .$9 TO $20 Handsome Kerseys, worth $15 to $40 OUR PRICE $12 TO $33
Hobby Meltons, worth $13 to $45 OUR PRICE $10 TO $35 Cassimeres and Cheviots, worth $10 to $30
Chinchillas, blue and black, worth $8 to $30. OUR PRICE $6 TO $25 ' . . .OUR PRICE $7.50 TO $22
HURT IN A COLLISION.
An Electric Car Rang Into a Wagon and
Injures the Occupant.
While on her way to market at 5:30
o'clock yesterday morning Mrs. Mjnuie
Stoltz. a middle-aged woman living in
Snowden township, met with a sad acci
dent which very nearly terminated fatally.
She was driving a wagon containing a
quantity ot produce which she intended to
deliver at the South Twelfth street market
and in crossing the car tracks at Thirteenth
and Carson streets the wagon was struck by
car Xn. 30 ot the Birmingham Traction
The force of the collision threw Mrs.
Stoltz from the seat into the body of the
wagon, where she lay unconscious for a few
moments. On being removed to a physi
cian's in the neighborhood it was found she
had sustained a severe injury to her spine
irom wnicn she may not recover. J.he in
jured woman was at once taken to her home.
YOU can get a good tenant by using THE
DISPATCH ccnt-a-word columns.
Closed Up the Ball.
The Allegheny police, at 1 o'clock yes
terday morning, closed up aballatSem
ple's Hall on Federal street. The ball was
given by the Mycelia Club. A number of
young girls were present,, and it is charged
the people soon became disorderly. At
length it was decided to close it, and at 1
o'clock the people were sent home.
THE PEOPLE ARE
WITH US BECAUSE
"WE ARE WITH THE
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MEN'S FINE SUITS.
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You don't have to en
case yourself in armor
if you wish to retire
without buying : : :
Fancy Cassimeres, worth S7.50 to $35 OUR PRICE $5 to Ji8.
Fancy Cheviots, worth $15 to 30 OUR PRICE io to $22.
Black Worsteds, worth $15 to $30 OUR PRICE Sio to $22.
Black Cheviots, worth 8 to 3o OUR PRICE $6 to $24.
Imported Scotches and Worsteds, )
Worth :8 to 3o f OURPRICE tx to M.
We guarantee these garments to be perfect in fit, reliable in make, trim and finish. Our competitors (?) may com
pete with us on paper, but they are far behind when it comes to a matter of comoarison of the oA offiL? Y
MES. IBACET'S THANKSGIVING.
Sad Experience In This Country
She Returns to Ireland.
Mrs. Catherine Tracey at last arrived at
her sister's home near Milford Station, Ire
land, yesterday. It must have been a joy
ful thanksgiving she offered up, having ac
complished the desire which hat filled her
heart and mind since she has been left
alone in the world. It will be remembered
that The Dispatch some time ago pub
lished exclusively the history of Mrs.
Tracey, how she lost each one of her family
of four by their going insane, and was
endeavoring to obtain enough money to
take her across to her sister's in Ireland.
placed either singly or in groups of two or I where a home had been offered her to spend
j.: you trim your own hats, you can I lue rcmainuer 01 ner me.
as a result 01 tne article JUrs. li L.
Keeping Down the Death Bate.
Pittsburg's death rate for the week end
ing the l'Jth inst. was 20.59 per 1,000 inhab
itants per annum. This is a low rate, the
average of large cities generally being about
23. The tptal number ot deaths was 101.
Diphtheria caused 6, typhoid fever 7 and
pneumonia 11. Ot the deceased 40 were un
der 2 years of age
NtURALoio headaches piompilv cuied by
llioino--eltzer 10o a bottle.
neip your.eii out very mucli by buying
these things ready made. Flokette.
Guitars as Photograph Holders.
,The banjo and guitar craze is about over.
In many homes lie banjos, guitars and man
dolins unused and neglected. They are too
valuable to give away and they are too
obtrusive in tne odd nooks and corners
where they are stowed. "What shall we do
An ingenious young woman has answered
the question. She hung her guitar on the
wall and transformed it into a photograph
holder by twisting and turning the strings
so as to form loops and receptacles for her
favorite pictures Of course the inevitable
bright blue how is conspicuous, and ribbon
of a terra-cotta shade on the handle of the
guitar gives a contrast in color that is ef
fective. The young woman who uses gold paint
will be sure to guild the musical photo
graph bolder she will make upon reading
this, but it looks prettier as it is.
Magee sent nord to Mrs. Tucker, the Oak'
land manager of the Society for the Im
provement of the Poor, who has had com
plete charge of Mrs. Tracey, nursing her in
her sickness and troubles and providing for
her when she was well, that she would
dtfray the expenses ot Mrs. Tracey across
the water. An order for a ticket for New
York was obtained from the Department of
Public Charities, and Mrr. Magee donated
S35 for the balance of the expenses. A
ticket aoross the water was purchased tor
518: 52 was expended for a bed to be used
on board; So was given her for incidental
expenses, and M0 was put into a draft sub
ject to her order from the other side.
After providing her with warm clothes and
provisions, the Society for the Improve
ment of the Poor, sent Mrs. Tracey to New
York last Tuesday week, and she arrived in
her home yesterday.
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The HalrXet Again.
It has cornel The blow has fallen, and
the hair net is with us onoe again. It has,
to to say, been hanging over our heads for a
long time past, and early in the summer I
noticed that one or two daring spirits lid
A Follceman Scalded at a Fire.
The alarm from box 346, Allegheny, at
12:20 yesterday afternoon was caused by a
fire in a summer house in the rear of No. 18
Spruce street. The damage was slight.
Police Lieutenant Bolland had his leg
badly scalded during the fire by a stop cock
on one of the fire engines blowing out and
the water spurting over him.
The popularity of Salvation Oil Is not as.
tomslilnc when we hear of Its many cures.
K0U Ab DZPT-
LOADS OF MONEY
Are spent dully by the people, and we cer
talnlv pet our sliarn of their patronage.
Why? Because our prices for line grades of
goods are lower than any Jeweler can offer.
Although wo don't fill our window with
them, our stock Is immense, trices? Well,
look here: Kings, $2 50 to $10 and un; studs,
$5 up; eardrops, 7 50 up; pins, 12 up. All
genuine diamonds. We will continue the
GOLD FILLED WATCHES
One week lonuer at $10 for ladies' and gents'
wear. All makes of movements warranted
Kolled Gold Chains $1 50 for ladles' and
XS'Sxxd pon Illustrated Catalogue Free.
B. E. AR0NS, Jeweler, ,
Wholesale and Retail,
65 FIFTH AVE.
ON EASY PAYMENTS
For less than other houses sell for
cash. Why? Because we do a large
business with small expense.
ON EASY PAYMENTS.
Brussels From 50c Up.
Ingrains From 25c Up.
Our prices can't be beat in any
cash house. Made and laid free this
Prices slaughtered to make room
for Holiday Goods.
Over 100 styles.
F. P. THOMAS,
Cor. Ohio and E. Diamond, Allegheny,
GEO. K. STEVENSON & CO.,
Fine Groceries nnd Table Delicacies,
Sixth avenue Jy20ji-w
BALS, LACE OR CONGRESS.
Tips or Plain Toes,
All Solid Leather,
Every pair warranted.
1,200 pairs at 99c.
THIS WEEK ONLY.
Are You Looking
1406, 408, 410
Then come where you can
an assortment of it that
equaled in the city.
We have a stock large enough
to make a castle of joy out of every
house in the city, and bur prices
be within the
are such as
reach of all.
Handsome appointments to a
home are like foliage to a tree or
blossoms to flowers.
CASH OR CREDIT.
THE DACIAN VIRGIN.
BY CARMEN SYLVA
Her Majesty the Quees op Eoumania.
At nlcht by the light of the moon, the
imposing form ol a virgin strays with un
certain steps along the Danube's bank.
She wrings her hands as she enters the
water high up to her aist in quest of a ford,
by which to pass over to the opposite side,
while she raises her voice In lamentation,
thus: "Do you not see that I have taken
the last soldier from the recent battle, and
that I must cross over? Oh, foaming waves,
suffer this the last warrior to escape to the
opposite bank, so as to be sneltered from
the fury of the enemy, Let the bride pass.
Show me the Iprd that I may not sec the
Roman hosts trample on my dead. Let me,
O Danube, cross thy gory waters."
Thus wails tho virgin the long night
through, wringine her hands in despair,
while the waves of the broad Danube flow
on unceasingly, mighty and iuerciles in the
lieht of the bright moon, which looks calm
ly down upon the dead as thev lie in shape
The chiefs of Dacia's heroes aie seated in
solemn council, still brave and strong at
heart- The most venerable amongst them
looks around him in consternation as he
flings xlown the plume Irom an eagle's wing,
and a sigh rises irom the breast of each, for
the leather indicates "the Romans are com
ing." The youngest member of the Daci.i
Council leans upon his shield, his eves
sparkle, but his pale, frowning brow is "ex
pressive of grave thought, while his long
locks of hair, black as the raven's wing,
rise and fall on his broad shoulders from
the movement of his rapid breathing. He
it is who takes a reed and casts it down
near to the eagle's leather, his lips com
pressed with scorn. "The leaves of the reed
indicate the Romans, for they are loqua
cious," he says. But one of the eldest of
these warriors points toward the Danube,
which is visible glistening betwixt the gl
gantic trunks of the trees, takes a tus of
water therefrom and pours out first drop,
then a larger quantity, until at last the
whole has gone out like a rapid stream,
which hursts its bounds, spoils and devas
tates fields and forests, and ever rising
fed by tributary streams cleaves rocks and
Again a deep sigh rises from each breast.
At last the old man speaks: "Can we not
resist them ?" he asks.
Then comes the whispered response of the
The whispers grow deeper and louder in
the mouths of the men who sit in exmncil,
until they ask, "Sola? Art thou not afraid,
.Nando? What makes thee so daring ? Can
she have promised to be thy bride 7"
The head of the young warrior fell de
spairingly forward on his breast. ','She has
sworn to choose him who shall be her hus
band only after tho issue of the third battle.
I await the third hnttl with ;,,.....
The old warrior, full of ansietv, shates
- T , .mv. a muud near
to tne cagies plume. Then a cry
as of one voice rises, "The Omeu,
No, the Dacians are not discouraged, for
our nation nill survive to confront the
Romans, oven until a virgin shall espouse a
corpse as her husband. "
At day dawn on the banks ot the river
glisten the arms of the warriors, for the
maidens have washed the blood therefrom,
and in song they invoke new victories for
Sola catches the sunlight on her shiejd,
and the brilliant rays that are reflected she
throws back to the depths of the forest, to
lighten its thick darkness, and to arouse
the winged songsters that dwell there'in, but
burnished steeLshows her own face so dis
turbed and anxious, that one might imagine
that it waj rather one ot the Fates, than that
ol a charming young maiden.
Her eyes blink not in the seorcblng rays
of the sun, her hsnd trembls not as it
touches blood on lance or aword. Among
the viririns or wham 1. (. -m-.j.j .
a whisper 1 heard, not nf ... 1
longing; grave and serious, like young
priestesses serving the altar, they perform
their self-imposed task. The sun is now at
its zenith, and comes to redden the beauti
ful cheek of Sola, while a glittering heat
drop purls down her brow, fair as drifted
snow, on to the crisp black curls below. At
length the silence is broken, and the clus
ter of maidens burst forth into song as they
burnish the arms of their heroes. Their
clear notes are heard afar.
"Sweet river, uoble river, with thv soft
streaming waves, I have seen thee person
ified in a dream, under the figure of a war
rior surrounded by his host. Thou hast
raised thy lance, Jhou hast set out for the
great battlefield. My dream is a bad dream,
yea it has lied to me, tor thou keepest
watoh and guard no longer, no more thou
opposest thy strength against thoie who as
sault us. My arm is raised against them in
vain. Oh, river, river, help us to check
these hosts. Or, if thou art afraid or faint
hearted, rise up and swallow us, that we
may be at peace, whilst thou roll'st on un
feeling, unflinching, on over our young
bodies, as thou drownest our cries and
bearest awav our lamentations."
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What is tllis noise heard in the forest? Its
depths resound with the footfall of thou
sands of men and horses, and with the clang
and clashing ot arms.
The virgins riso in wonder, and with fixed
gaze look onward into the distauce as far as
the eye can penetrate; but the forest seems
to De unpeopled, ana the bints are even
asleep on this sultry day. The strange
muffled sound draws nearer, and with it the
mysterious, invisible host.
Then Sola, mute and pale as her snowy
vestments, raises her arm'and points with
it toward the right bank of the Danube
where the dust as if from hundreds of flocks
rises to the heavens, and through it is seen
glittering the steel of the helmets and the
points ot the lanoes, as they appear and
vanish like lightning in black clouds.
The forest rings wth a loud clamor, and
then conies a fainter din from the opposite
bank, where on the heights above & multi
tude of workmen are hammering and cast
ing and riveting around he fires which
they have kindled and where their furnaces
seem to burn pale and dim in the glare of
noontide. At length tbey have riveted,
and chained, and worked, until tbey are
able to push forth a bridge formed ot boats)
bat at th tad ci the day;, oosim olio the!
end of hope. Weapons are clenched and
menacing fists raised stifflv toward heaven,
yet still the hordes come o'n and like to the
waves of the ocean roll forward and ever
On that side of theDanube the hills, the
plains and forests all seem to be alive with
movement, advancing toward the river be
low as if to stem its ourrent, or to fill up
its bed. Sola and her companions look in
silence on the doom which surely ap
proaches them. Sola is ereot and Impas
sive, her hand shading her eyes and their
On the opposite bank lances and shields
still shine with a bloody glow, even the
dust that rises from hill and val like thick
smoke, this dust even grows red and the
whole heaven seems ablaze as when forests
burn, and are swallowed up in flame.
Then softly and almost imperceptibly
come the bluish shades of night, and spread
themselves oyer alL It is the flag which is
struck when the day is lout, and the host is
Sola stands and count the fires which
are being kindled, as if to meas
ure tho strength of the foes; she
Slavs and counts until a vnnna.
girl signs to her that the warriors are wait
ing for their arms, which are ranged on the
sandy shore. Then does Sola arouse her
self, and turn her steps in that direction.
Nando has been long standing, half bid
den behind the trees. He looked neither at
the Ramans nor at their bridge of boats, nor
thinks he of the peril which threatens his
people. His eyes are steadily fixed upon
upon his arms. Is it Sola who has washed
and cleaned them? Was hers the last hand
that touched them after they were polished?
He seizes hold of them rapidly, treading in
the footprints - that are still warm from
Sola's charming feet.
But Sola advances cold as snow on the
peak ot the highest mountain, snow which
the heat of a July gun is powerless to dis,
solve. She does not turn to look back,
once only does she raise her bands above her
head, let them fall again gently by her
side, and steps rapidly onward. She
is as the spirit of the night, the evening
zephyr, soft, and cold, and flett.
Nando clasps his lanco with passion to his
breast and kisses his trusty shield, as if ho
knew that it had refleoted her fair
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Have the waters of the great Danube
grown red? Seems it that lountains of
blood have been poured therein? Is it
filled with troops of soldiers? Even the
very waves seem calmed, for the river is
laden with trunks of trees, so many trees it
may be that a whole forest has bowed be
neath the ax. Now the air vibrates with
cries, and the rays of the sun be
gin to be felt. The bridge is still
there, and horse and foot pass over ant
like in multitudes.
The Dacian host is scattered and put to
rout, but it collects its remnants togethsr,
sueni. anu steaaiast lite a rock ot granite,
on the border of the forest.
Nando is borne along on a litter of
branches, bleeding from his numerous
Sola stands mutely by, she seizes the long
tresses of her hair and beats her breasts
three several times. Nando, vanquished
by pain and loss of blood, closes his eyes,
while the warriors bow their heads In sor
row and despair.
But the Dacian host has rallied,
their wounds pre healed, and Sola
cuts of the thick meshes of her
raven hair and binds them on to
the point of Nando's lance, where they
float In the wind, like an oriflamme gilded
by the sun. She bids him go and savs:
"you lead to victory and glory, for of a
truth glory and conquest have been vouch
safed to the Daoians."
The Romans are routed, and Nando,
beaming -with happiness, comes joyfully
toward Sola, strong in his pride, and bear
ing aloft the oriflamme whioh he had re
ceived from her hand, and which had in
deed been of miraculous service. "Sola,"
ho asks, "to-day jtro I worthy of thee?"
She raises h,cr baud, and in silence holds
up three extended fingers. The multitude
is moved to compassion. Great heroes
throw themselves down at her feet; women
implore her to yield to Nando's prayer; old
men entreat and even threaten ner In the
same breath; all gather round the virgin,
but their efforts are in vain. She shakes
her head, and does but repeat, "After the
third battle. 1 say; then will I fix upon mv
choice, " Speaking thus with a constrained
voice, she turns proudly away and disap
pears within the darkness of her tent
'lis the day of the third, battle. With. I
their overwhelming forces the Romans have
again entered the country. They overrun
ana devastate it like a flood, which in
spring is charged with ice blocks, and
melting carry all before them. Even like
as to a whirlwind which careers madly
throueh the forest, uprooting trees, twist
ing them and bowing them to the earth.
The Dacians stand firm of foot, but seem
ingly all is lost to them. Nando Is magnifi
cent; his oriflamme,' steeped in blood,droops
from his lance like the autumn moss from a
monntain pine. His breast is laid bare by
a fearful wound, and from it the blood
wells forth in purple stresms. At length
he falls to the earth, but still defends him
self with his upheld sword. "Oh, Sola, my
Sola, come near to me," murmur his pale
lip "Sola, come nearer."
From the thickest of the fight she still
watches his oriflamme, sees it being gradu
ally lowered, and at length lying prone.
She hears the warriors in their death throes
calling, "Sola, Sola." With her arms she
makes a passage through the throng, and
reaches Nando'at last; be is stretched pow
erless on the ground, and is slowly
drine from his wounds. He draws
his last breath, and his eyes rest
for a time, then slowly close In a
last glance of love nnd faith on her
She keels beside his lifeless form, takes bis
thin hand, from which the sword has but
just fallen, and cries out amid the commo
tion and the strife, "Daoians, is not this
the third day of battle? Behold my bride
groom." The warriors are horror-stricken when
they hear these terrible words, and a cry
like thunder rises from among them.
"We are then utterly lost; the omen did
not He to us; this virgin is the cause of our
calamity, and she mutt suffer. We are
doomed, and the maiden fcho has brought
death alike op all must perish." With her
band in ope of Naudo's, with brave heart
and smiling Up, unflinchingly she awaits
the sentence inflicted on her by her own
The hosts now fling themselves into the
thickest of the" battle, and are mown down
like ears of ripe corn, which fall voiceless
Of the mighty Dacian warriors not one
remains to mourn. There scattered on the
earth lie all their lifeU.. hndiei.
The-women rnth with fury into the cruel, j
fight, so as not to become the prey of the
At night time in the moonlight the nobis
form of a virgin wanders o and fro on
the Danube's bank. She wrings her
hands as she enters the water
up to her waist, and looks in
vain for a ford by which to cross over td
the opposite bank. She raises ber voice ia
lamentation. "See you not, I have taken
the last warrior from the thira battle? and
I must cross over to the other side. Oh,
foaming waves, let the last warrior pass
over, go as to escape even after death the
fury of his foes? Let the bride pass! Show
me the ford so that I may not see my dead
trampled under foot by tho Roman host.
Let me, oh, Danube, pass through thy
Thus moans the virgin the long night
through, but the mighty waves ot the broad
Danube still flow on unceasingly, merciless
and unrelenting in their course, under the
calm moonlight, which looks down cruel
and pitiless on the Inevitable doom of the
brave Dacians and their numberless dead.
SAtTOits's ports, sherrys, clarets, Rlieln
wines ana nil leadl.'iir champagne at Mux
Klein's cheaper than at any house in or out
ot the State.
Pianos, Pianos, Organs, Organs.
MolJor Si Hoenc, TT Filth Avenue.
Tho most durable and reliable. The
oestlor the money. Largest Hue of
instruments tn the clt. Easy pay
ments. Send for circulars.
Portraits for the Holidays.
Cabinet photos $1 SO par doz. Panel pict
ure given wit, every dox. better sratle.
Crayons from S3 SO up. Large a3ortmenc
oprames. Lie' Portrait Studio, 10 and u
rittibnrg & Lake Erio B. R.
Three hoars and tliirty-flve minutes to
Cleveland. lht hours and twenty minutes
Yon can buy glasses from whom you may,
out those who have Prof. Little examins
their eyes and furnish the glasses uo no
other. Oculist's examination ana glasses
one price.. Office tot) Liberty street, over
Kspy'a drug store. Wednesday and Satur
day, evenings till 740.