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The Coal Exchange TVill Ask
Congress to Appoint One
for the Ohio River.
THE PLAN IN GREAT FAYOR.
Operators and Striking Miners Still
at Swords Points.
A LABOR DISPUTE SETTLED.
Glass lien Discuss Questions Relating to
CUREENT EYENTg IN LIBOR CIECLES
At a meeting of the Pittsbnrg Coal Ex
ehatge held yesterday in the Iron Ex
change building, it was decided te petition
Congress for an Ohio Hirer Commission.
At a previous meeting action had been
taken on the matter, and when it came up
yesterday it was soon disposed oC (The
petition was signed by newly all the mem
bers of the Exchange, and all express them
selves in hearty accord with the clan. This
petition will be brought before Congress as
soon as convenient, as there is a feeling
that the commission cannot be appointed too
This is considered as one of the most im
portant steps taken by the rivermen for
some time. It has been a much discussed
question for years, but the river operators
could never agree on the plan, so that the
question dragged on with nothing accom
plished. Since the Exchange has adopted
the plan of holding meetings semi-weekly,
the members came together so otten that a
committee was appointed, the petition
drawn np and having been adopted, was
signed and made ready for Congress.
Old Flan Unsatisfactory.
'Heretofore the supervision of the Ohio
river has been in the hands of a United
States engineer. He was required to mate
frequent inspections and make the neces
sary recommendations for improvements,
bat the plan did not meet the requirements.
The views of the engineer and operators
did not always agree and there was fre
quently much dissatisfaction felt at the de
cisions reached tor certain changes so that
there has been a general demand for a
change. The commission is intended to be
modeled on the same plan as that of the
Mississippi river and will be composed of
five members, two of whom will probably
be engineers'and the other three practical
The advantages of this commission are
said to be many, and the operators yester
day afternoon spoke warmly of the pro
posed change. The commission will be re
quired to make an annual inspection of the
river and recommend such changes as will
be necessary to promote the best interests
of navigation. Since the question has been
brought to a head it is the intention to
have it pushed forward, so that what has
been so long the talk in river circles will
become a reality.
The miners' strike was warmly discussed
and the operators agsin declared their in
tention, to standing firm and fighting the
strikers to a finish.
Win Xot VIeld.
Many went so far as to declare they
would close up their business before giving
the old price,-bat the more conservative
positively asserted they could not afford to
pay on the 3-cent basis. The strike has
already lasted much longer than was at first
expected, and has already destroyed the
prospects for a full year's shipment of coal
to the southern markets, as the season is
already too far advanced.
The consensus of opinion heard by a
Dispatch reporter yesterday from a num
ber of the best posted operators is that there
are now about 600 men at work, halt of
whom are mining at the 3-cent basi&And
the rest at a reduction of J4 cent a busheL
Reports from the region are so conflicting
that many of the operators themselves do
not know how many men are working. The
number is not the same for two days in suc
cession, which makes calculation impossi
ble. It is considered that there are about
3,000 miners out on account of the strike.
"What coal is being mined is used to sup
ply the local markets, anditdoesnnt-aearly
supply the demand, so that tfc? railroads
have " all they can do co supply the
deficiency. The greatest difficulty is
experienced from thr lack of cars. About
125 bushels a dy is a. good average for
a" river miner. The strikers are enabled to
get alonr, from what they can earn in the
railrord mines. The most of them work
only about half the time and make just
enough to support themselves and fami
lies. That the operators are feeling the
iong strike cannot be denied.
A Break Keported,
From all appearances the strike seems to
be as far from being settled as a month ago.
It was reported on "Water street yesteniav
that the men had decided to return'to work
to-day at the reduced rate, but nothing
definite could be learned, and it Mas
not believed by the best posted
operators. The river men have never
stood so well together in any previous
itrike, and it has become a life and death
Another discouraging feature of the situa
tion to the operators is the rapid inroads
which the railroads are making in their
trade. Hills that always depended on the
river for their coal are having tracks laid
into their yards, and will hereafter depend
on the railroads for their fuel, and when a
firm once changes it is seldom that a change
is made. This has gone on so far that the
railroads have all they can do with the pres
ent equipments. At present coal
is selling in the Cincinnati market at
9 cents a bushel, with efforts being made
to get it down to 6 cents. Tne Kanawha
district sent about 6,000,000 bushels to the
lower markets on the rise of last week, and
this is seriously affecting the priee.
One operator said yesterday: "Since the
strikers have shown so determined a stand
there has been a growing feeling on part of
the operators to let the railroads have
their trade before giving the old price. It
has simply come to the point that we can't
do business if we have to pay a half cent
more a bushel than the railroads. Busi
ness is practically at a standstill
as the little coal being mined for the local
trade does not enter into calculations on
the river business. Some little coal must
be mined, no matter what comes, and that
is all that is being done at present. The
business is as near stopped as is possible to
have it, and the situation is becoming
Not TVorJdns Toll Time.
J. Painter Sons & Co. has started up the
eight-inoh mill in the "West End plant,
after 3n idleness of ten days. The three
mills in the plant are now running on single
turn, and the eniployes work but three days
a week. The outlook is not very bright,
and the firm is going slow to await the
action of the incoming administration.
To Extend Their Flant.
Singer, Nimick & Co., Limited, took out
a psrmit yesterday for an extension of
their mill on "West Carson street, to cost
' To Help Homestead Ex-Strikers.
The citizens of Beaver Falls hare started
a movement 'to relieve the sufferers at
Homestead, It is probable that a meeting
trill be called for Fri !ay evening to take
I some steps looking toward the raising of a
fnnd for those who have no work nor money
at Homestead. An entertainment by the
local talent is being discussed.
GLASS IN GOOD DEMAND.
Tho Glass Wcf-kers Close a Two Days' Con
ventionNo Agencies to Be Established
Throughout the Country Every Dis
The Western window glass manufacturers
who have been in session at the Audi
torium in Chicago the past two ofays ad
journed yesterday. "William Loeffler, of
Pittsbnrgj who acted as secretary, said to a
representative of TnE Dispatch that the
gathering was one of the regular meetings
of the organization, and that it was held for
the purpose of receiving reports, discussing
the situation and determining the prices to
be charged for the product. The reports,
he said, indicated that stocks are unusually
low, and the demand for glass is extremely
heavy for this season of the year.
"I do not know how to explain this, he
added, "unless it is because many building
schemes which were delayed in the early
r.rt f flip vptir hv strikes have been re-
sumed and are being pushed with unusual
He said 'hat it bad been decided to affirm
the existing list of prices, with eighty, ten
and five as the extreme limit The scheme
of establishing agencies of the combine at
Pittsburg and other points for the sale of
glass to consumers at rates to be fixed by
the manpfacturers, Mr. Loeffler said, has
been given up. That was talked of,
but we came to the conclusion that
it would be best not to attempt it aod the
product of the factories will reach the pub
lic through the brokers, as heretofore.
After adjournment a committee of the
Association remained in session for some
time. The attendance at the meeting was
large, all districts being represented.
WANT HIM TO EUN.
ExrPresIdent TVelhe tVHl Be Urged to Try
for the Presidency of the Federation.
Kotw ithstandinp the assertion of William
Weihe, ex-President of the Amalgamated
Association, that he will not be a candidate
for the Presidency of the American Federa
tion of Labor, there is a growing feel
ing in labor circles to force
him to lead the faction opposed to
the re-election of President Samuel Oom
pers. The National Convention of the Fed
eration meets at Philadelphia December 12,
and it is expected that there will be a great
effort made to force Mr. Weiheto again try
of an office in a labor organization. He has
many warm friends and all the labor unions
in or around Pittsburg will heartily sup-
fiort him. A delegation of Eastern labor
eaders is expected here in a few days to
work up the anti-Gompers movement
CLASSED AS A PLATE KILL.
The 'Wages ofa Touiigstown Firm Reduced
From 80 to 40 Per Cent.
A special from Youngstown says that the
friction developed between the Mahoning
Valley Iron Company and the Amalgamated
Association regarfiing the classification of a
mill, which has been the subject of conten
tion for several months, was settled tbis
alternoon by the Executive Committee
classifying it as a plate mill. The crew em.
E loved on it have maintained that it hould
e classed as a jobbing mill, while the com
pany has asserted that it was a plate mill
and only plate mill prices should be paid.
Under the decision the wages of those em
ployed on it will be reduced from 20 to 40
per cent as compared with the prices that
would obtain if it were a jobDing mill. It
is expected that alter eight months' idleness
the mill will resnme next Monday.
McKeesport Comes to the Front.
The citizens of McKeesport have taken
up tire task of raising a reUef.innd for the
Homestead ex-strikers who are in destitute
circumstances. Aw number of committees
have been appointed to thoroughly canvass
the town. The fund was started with a
good sum. A special from McKeesport
last night says: The subscriptions for the
relief of the destitute families of idle mill
men at Homestead have been sadly disap
pointing thus far. The meeting did not
"pan out" as was expected, and it is stated
that up to to-night' not quite a hundred
dollars has been raised.
ROOM and boarding-house keepers, why
have vacancies? A few small adlets In the
cent-a-word columns of THE DISPATCH
will send you tenants.
THE THIRTEENTH'S FLAG.
Major Hartzell Presented It to Post 151, G.
A. It, Last Evening.
The war flag of the old Thirteenth Begi
ment, Pennsylvania "Volunteers, was pre
sented last night to Post 151, G. A K., of
the Southside. Major William Hartzell
made the presentation speech, and William
O. Bussell, Senior Vice Department Com
mander, received it.
The Major said the Thirteenth was a
Pittsburg regiment, the nucleus being the
old Washington Infantry. It bad nine
companies. Colonel Bowley spoke of the
Tenth as the gold lace company, because so
many officers who had been working at
headquarters here with General Negley
found themselves out of a job at the front
and went into the ranks.
Mr. Bussell said the post would always
cherish the flag. The flag originally was
presented to the regiment by the ladies of
the Sixth and Tenth wards. It was received
by General Bowley, and afterward was
given to Colonel Stewart. His son gave it
to the Bcgimental Association.
Captain John Wells, Inspector of the
Department of West Virginia, was among
the visitors present.
Thought to Have Suicided.
Moses Murphy, aged G5 years, left his
home In Sligo Bow, Southside, in a very
peculiar manner last night and his wife
fears he committed suicide. Murphy is
subject to fits and after eating his supper
last evening he rushed out of his house at
a rear door and ran direitly toward the
river. He was not seen afterward. He is
the father of 16 children. He had five fits
on Monday and has been acting rather
strangely ever since.
On Murder Bent.
During a quarrel last evening between
Robert Wyland and Frank Rosa, an Italian
fruit vender in the Allegheny Market
House, the latter drew a stiletto and would
probably have killed his antagonist had not
a market policeman interfered.
A 3-HOURS' SALE OF BOTS'
Cape Overcoats and Suits at 81 33 Each,
This morning between the lionrsof 9 and
12 o'clock we will sell 350 boys' elegant caDO
overcoats and stylish suits at $188 each.
They can'tbebonghtany place under $1. The
sizes In both suits ana overcoats are for
bnya'age 4 to It- Only one or each to a cus
tomer. This is merely done for an advertise
ment and to attract your attention to our
flno overcoats for boys and men. P. c. C. U,
Clothiers, corner Grant and Diamond
streets, opposite Court House.
Christmas at Home.
What is nicer than nlqe dishes or pretty
brio-a-bracT T. G. Evans & Co., Market
street, corner Third avenue, carry a large
stock of dinner sets, chamber sets, out
Class ornaments.etcC, and, as they are direct
importers, yon can depend on getting bot
tom prices. Go and see.
Ladies' and gents' silk and linen handker
chleis In Initial, hemstitched, embroidered
and Jancv borders, from So to Si at H. J.
Lynch's, 453-UO Miirket street.
Dr Witt's Little Borly Elsers. Best pill
iuf umvimucH, aiv& uvbuakuc, wcuaruu
TO CONVERT HEBREWS
Rev. Mr. Freshman Trying to Organ
ize Christian Missions
FOR THE BENEFIT OF HIS PEOPLE.
The Nation Will Be restored According to
PROGRESS BEING MADE IN NEW YORK
Bev. Jacob Freshman, of New York,
pastor of the only Hebrew Christian church
in the 'United States, has been in Pittsburg
for several weeks. He is accompanied by
his wife, and they are making a tour of the
principal cities, stirring up Christian peo
ple to work for the conversion of
the Hebrews. He is meeting
with some success, though he finds
it no easy task. Mr. Freshman is an intel
ligent, enthusiastic man, devoted to his
people, and he thinks the time is coming
when, according to the propecies, they will
accept Christ, and the nation will be re
stored. Last evening he delivered an address at
the prayer meeting in Bev. Mr. Fox's
church in Allegheny. Mr. Freshman was
well received. He explained how he was
converted, and told of his struggles
in establishing the church in New
York. It was a constant effort, and at
times he hadn't money enough to buy food
for his family. Now he has 150 names on
the membership book, and the congregation
bought and paid for & church property. In
England he said the work of converting the
Hebrews is being carried on extensively,
and Mr. Freshman is anxious to have mis
sions with this object in view started in all
the large cities of America.
His Father a Rabbi.
In his address he said: "My father was
a rabbi, and I was born in Hungary. We
emigrated to the United States, and finally,
after years of doubt and study, my father
accepted the Christian religion. He became
convinced that Christ was divine from
reading the Hebrew Bible. It is the Old
Testament, and the same that all Christian
people use. It took my father many
years to come to this conclusion, and, of
course, being young, my conversion was
easier. My lather read the Hebrew Bible,
aud showed me from a number of passages
that Jesus was God. 'Well,' I said to him,
'if these things are true why don't our peo
ple become converted?' He replied that
prejudice had much to do with it, and as
Paul said, their eyes are veiled. Our fam
ily turned Christian. I have seen a
number of Hebrews in my bouse
in New York at all hours
of the day. I have read to them from their
own Bible. They were so interested they
would often say to me: 'Is that our Bible?
Are those things in it?' They imagined I
had a Christian Bible, when as a matter of
fact there is no difference between them.
I have been engaged in this missionary
work for 11 years. I have sent out 7 young
Hebrews to preach the gospel, and four are
now in a seminary studying for the minis
try. A short time ago 1 baptized a Hebrew
rabbi from Poughkeepsie and his
nine children. Arrangements were made
at once for him to labor with the Presby
terians in the downtown district of New
York. It is surprising how many Hebrews
there are in the United States.
The Work in New York.
"In New York they number 200,000 alone.
Scattered as they have been, it is remarka
ble how they have kept together. I find
considerable prejudice here and there
against them, it is true, but many Christian
people love the Hebrews, because they
were chosen of God to do certain work".
God intended to' do a great deal for
men through the Hebrews, but they
failed to do their part. I love
my people, for I know their
worth. During the palmy days of Judea
the Hebrews were tillers of the soil. They
were thrifty and industrious, but not the
monev-getters they are to-day. Persecution
has driven the Hebrews into trade. The
time was when they couldn't hold property.
It was liable to be torn from them at any
time. What was the result? They were
forced into banking, exchanging money and
the jewelry business. The property was
something that they could put in a tin box
aud flee at the sound of warning. The
trade spirit has been instilled into the race
through long generations, and this is the rea
son why the Hebrews are such great busi
ness men. Now the world is mad because
the Hebrews have become rich. Under the
conditions imposed by society there was
nothing left for them to do but make
money in self defense. Whenever dne of
my people is converted they are full of the
missionary spirit and are anxious to go out
and labor for the conversion of other". The
day is not far hence when the Hebrew peo
ple will be Christians."
OCR THUKSDAT SALE.
A Day Without ProQt for Us Done Only
for an Advertisement P. C. C. C,
Clothiers, Corner Grant and Diamond
This is an overcoat event that you will ap
preciate 'and we advise yon all to attend
lor, remember, tills is only a "Thursday"
sale. To-day, December 1, we will adver
tise our big and flourishing overcoat depart
ment by selling every overcoat at cost, and
in many instances lor les thnn cost. It is
our novel way ol attracting attention to our
flue overcoats. Theiearettnergnods, betfr
made and a larger stock to choose from
than is contained in any other clothlnir
house in Pittshurg. Bead this list of prices,
a few specimens of the bargains:
Thursday we will oiler 12 lots of men's
single and double-breasted overcoats,
colors blue, black, oxford, tan and
brown, worth S15, for $ 6 50
600 m en's long cut overcoats, sizes 35 to
42, such as you see advertised for $7,
we otTer Thursday at , 2 25
Thursday we'll sell men's fine chin
chilla and beaver overcoats with silk
velvet collars, elegantly made, black,
blue and brown shades, worth $25, bnt
on Thursday ihey co for. 8 00
Over 1,000 men's imported kersev and
melton overcoats, single or donble
breasted, light or dark shades, equal
to $35 merchant tailors' piocluctions,
go for - 10 00
A special line xt silk-faced overcoats
at only $7 60 each; 600 long out ulsters
with Dig collars, lined throughout
with casslmere cloth, worth $15,
Thursday price is 5 00
S00 or our finest Gcrmania chinohlllas,
Veruuibo beavers. Imported cheviots
and Irish frieze overcoats, superior
to any garments usually handled in
ready to wear stocks, Thursday's
price $13 00
A superb line or ulsters at $8, $10 and $12,
besides hundreds of other bargains in men's
overcoats, from the medium to the highest
grades, that we haven't space to enumerate.
P.C. C. a. Clothiers,
Corner Grant and Diamond streets, opposite
Kimball Portable Pipe Organs.
Mellor & Iloene, 77 FIX th Avenue,
Only portable pipe organs made. Can
be moved with no trouble at all. Price
is less than one-hair of what the regular
pipe organ costs. Built in the largest
piano and organ factory in the world.
Only to be seen at
JJklloe 4 Hoese'8, Founded 1831.
Warerooms 77 Filth avenue.'
Fob Ion, LadibsI Very stylish and hand
some bead bodices: exceedingly-popular this
season, at $1 75, $2 60 and $3 75 each.
Handsome black and colored silk gimps at
IS, 20 and 23c per yard. KAcntmaa'
, New Drygoods Department.
Too Save Ua Money,
And give us the best work! Such Is tho ex
clamation or many of our patrons. E. F.
Anderson Co., Ltd., Printers, 527 Penn aye.
Tel. M5, J
Uvts Oveb These! Dainty oriental laces at
IS and 15o per yard. Children's lace co.lars
and caffs, in sets, at-45 and 60c. Lovely lace
collars, worth 60c, only 28o each. A large
variety of handsome rnohings to choose
from, at prices ranging from 15c per box to
$1"60 per yard.
Kiurxxais' New Drygoods Dept,
DOINGS OF THE HUMANE SOCIETY.
Reports Kead and Instructions Given to
Watch Certain Localities.
The Humane Society held its regular
weekly meeting in the society's rooms yes
terday afternoon. The meeting was well
attended. Everybody seemed unusually
interested, and all were eager to begin wort
for the coming year.
Mrs. Br. Henry Astbalter read a care
fully prepared paper suggesting methods
and means for extending the good work of
tbe society. It was listened to with great
interest by all.
A resolution was adopted recommending
persons having care of horses to use blank
ets in all cases where they are exposed to
severe cold or while standing on the public
There were a great many complaints read
about teamsters abusing their horses when
hauling heavy loads up the steep hill from
the forks of the road on Penn avenue at
Lawrenceville. The society's agent will
keep a sharp lookout in this territory.
Mrs. Leonard H. Baton was elected a life
member of the snoiety. The Board of Mana
gers meets Wednesday. Secretary David
son's report showed that $76 45 had been re
ceived as ' contributions , from various
PEOPLE TOENED AW ATT.
The Sleeting Conducted by Francis Murphy
Crowded to the Doors.
The Murphy-Keeley combination temper
ance meeting last night was held in tbe
Butler Street M. E. Church. The place of
worship was crowded, and many people
were turned away. Over 100 converts
signed the pledge. Tbe Bev. Dr. Oldham,
pastor of the church of which Mr. Murphy
is a member, delivered an address welcom
ing Mr. Murphy back to what he termed
Francis Murphy delivered one of his
touching appeals in behalf of temperance,
and his own pathetic story moved many to
tears. Addresses wete also made by J. M.
Keeley, Secretary of the National Keeley
League; Captain Barbour, Joseph B. Hun
ter, S. E. Moore and J. V. Morelaad. The
addresses were all in tbe line of the combi
nation, Murphy gospel temperance and the
Keeley treatment. An halt honr's gospel
song service was conducted by W. S.
Weeden. To-night the meeting will be in
Lafayette Hall. On Sunday afternoon and
evening the meetings will be held in Car
negie Hall, Allegheny.
ST. AHDBEWS DAY 0BSEBVED.
Bishop Whitehead Presides at the Com
St. Andrew's Day was observed with
special commemoration exercises yesterday
in the Trinity Episcopal Church, Sixth
avenue, under the auspices of the local As
sembly of the Brotherhood of St. Andrew.
The holy communion was celebrated by
Bev. A. W. Arundel, rector oi the church.
Lest night the anniversary services of the
Brotherhood were observed. Bishop White
head presided. Bev. W. B. Mackay, rector
of St. Peter's Episcopal Church, delivered
a sermon. The services were well attended.
CHABGED WITH BIGAMY.
Gottlieb Koueltch Says He Lived With Bis
Wifo as Long as He Could.
Gottleib Boueitch will have a hearing to
day before Magistrate Succop on a charge
of bigamy. The information Is made by
Mrs. F. Boueitch, who alleges that she
married the defendant some years ago, but
that he left her and ts now living with a
second wife at Cochran's Mills.
The defendant claims that he lived with
his wife as long as he could, and that she
left him and says the second woman is em
ployed by him as a housekeeper. The de
fendant is 45 years old, and a miner.
Anxlitna TnT thcWalfis
The sad story of Mrs. Minnie E. John
son, who was deserted by her husband
and left with a little child to provide for,
as told to Secretary Dorente, of the Anti
Cruelty Society, and published exclusively
in The Dispatch yesterday, brought
many people to the society's rooms during
the day. It was stated that the Anti
Cruelty Society was desirous of obtaining a
home lor the little waif who was in the pos
session of Mrs. Johnson, and as a result
some 25 persons came to have a look at the
little one. Ladies came in carriages
dressed in the finest style. Many promi
nent iamilies were represented by those
who called. Several ministers were de
sirous of obtaining the little one, particu
larly one from the Southside, who will
doubtless be given the care of the child for
Had His Leg Crashed.
J. W. Morgan was run over by a Pitts
burg and Lake Erie train at Chartiers yes
terday. His right leg was crushed, but ha
was not fatally injured. Ho is 22 years of
Hamilton's Holiday Sales
Or pianos and organs is the popular ex
citement of tho Jay. "Bear in mind
when yon purchase at Hamilton's you
are getting the best for themouoy" and
that you will have no "lcpentancent
leisure," which many do who have
Surchased some new make that has
een over-advertised. Go to Hamil
ton's 91 and Oi Fifth avenue, Tor tho
Dos'T Miss This! The finest lot of black
sural) silks ever ottered for nle at prices far
below their real value; for instance, an ele
cant lot of 21-inch surahs, real value $1 and
$1 25, will be sold at 49c and 63c per vaid.
Kaufmauhs' Now Drygoods Dep't.
NOW Messrs. Tiffany & Co.
REAOYi announce lhat their
annual catalogue for
1893, known as the Tiffany &
Co. "Blue Book," is now
ready, and upon request, will be
sent, without charge, to any
address. Although its conven
ient form has been retained,
the '93 edition has grown to 230
pages, containing many new
features and suggestions, valu
able to intending purchasers of
Tiffany & Co.,
TJNION SQUARE, NEW TOKE.
JAS. H'NEIL & BR0.,
BOILKBa, SLATE AHD 6HEETIKOX
PATENT EHEET-IKOS AKNEALINO
With an Increased capaolty and hyaraulla
machinery, we are prepared to furnish all
work in our line cheaper and better than by
tbe old methods. Repairing and general
machine work. Twenty-ninth street and
Allegheny Valley Railroad H fela-OO-TW
rive years old sonndt very kind and gh
tie; also buggy and harness; -will be sold
cheap. 437 Penn ar. - its
DECEMBER' 1; 1892
FOUND AFTER DEATH.
Strange Story of Old Davy Evans
Who Went West 27 Years Ago.
HIS FAMILY LOST TRACK OF HIM.
Mrs. Tlmotbr Finally I ocates Her Father in
lotte by Ills Will.
HE LEFT VERT TJlUABLE BEA& ESTATE
Mrs. David Timothy and her husband, of
1705 Second avenue, left for Butte bst even
ing to claim some property left her by her
father, who died a year ago. She was the
daughter of a man known in the "Western
silver city as "Old Davy" Evans. He was
a-bricklayer by trade, and went to Butte
when the town was founded. The old man
was industrious, and during his life man
aged to accumulate considerable valuable
real estate and much personal property, so
Mrs. Timothy thinks.
Mr. Evans left a will in which he be
queathed two houses on Utah street, South
Butte, to his daughter Elizabeth. Strange
to say he had been away from home so long
that be couldn't tell where bis family lived,
but he believed his child was in Pittsburg.
After his death some of his friends inter
ested themselves in the case, and after a
great deal of corresponding succeeded in
reaching Mrs. Timothy, who is the daughter
mentioned in the will.
The Woman Is Hopeful.
Mrs. Timothy is very confident that
David Evans was her father and that the
estate belongs to her. The lawyers have
discovered that much of the old man's
property has been willed to other people,
and the chances are several big law Buits to
recover will iullow. Mrs. Timothy's at
torneys have been investigating lor some
time and they think they have enough evi
dence to prove it as obtained by fraud.
The story connected with the estate is
quite a romantic one. According to Mrs.
I'imothv's story, her father left Pittsburg
about 27 years ago to seek his fortune in the
West. For 'a time he corresponded with
his family, but alter awhile his letters
ceased and all track of him was lost Mrs.
Timothy was a child when her father left
and her recollections of him are faint She
says that after he ceased to write home her
mother advertised lor him repeatedly in
various papers, but without results, and at
last the family began to consider him dead
and despaired ol ever hearing from him
again. It was only when Mrs. Timothy was
notified of the property left to her in her
father's will that the tamily obtained the
first trace of him in years.
Yt ent TVest for "Wealth.
"Why he never wrote home can only be
conjectured, but it is more than probable
that bis case was like that of hundreds of
others of the same kind where men have
"gone "West" to build up their fortunes,
but not succeeding in acquiring a com
petency as they hoped for thev drifted from
oue place to another and always further
from home. Time and distance cause that
home to gradually fade from memorv until
eventually it becomes a mere shadow of
recollection and all interest in it ceases.
Many never acquire the looked-for for
tune, while to the few who are successful
it oiten comes so late in life as to avail
them but little. The unsuccessful ones
lack the courage to return to those who
probably years before they left full of hope
and promise of success, while tbe success
ful ones like their later surroundings and
habits too well to leave them and they also
Alumni Meeting To-NIght.
An event of unusual importance wilL
occur this evening nX Curry University
Hall irtien tbe Alumni will hold its annual
reunion and reception. The first part of
the evening will be devoted to routine busi
ness, then the social part will begin. As
the Alumni is probably the largest in
Western Pennsylvania, numbering nearly
2,000 members, it will be an interesting
Wrrn nerves unstrung and head that aches
Wise woman Bromo-Seitzer takes lOo a
The Great Dress Artist
of Paris, says:
I use the De Long Patent
Hooks and Eyes exclusively."
Vrade Marie rej. Apr, xj, yi.
Of the blanket bargains for this week.
There are dozens more, but we only mention
Only 300 pairs at tbis price. All-wool
country blankets, full size, heavy weight,
ready shrunk; will not shrink in washing.
Come in white, red or plaid
. -A.T $3.50.
See these blankets. Note price, quality,
size and weight Then you'll buy.
SLIGHTLY SOILED OAUFOMIABLANKETS
AT AWAY DOWN PBICES.
You know tbe California blankets soft,
white, fleecy, fluffy, fancv jacquard borders
in all colors', slightly soiled with dust on
one blanket of each pair. Nothing that
won't wasb out This is how you win by
810 quality lor 910.
$20 quality for $15.
930 quality lor $20.
Find these blankets in basment Take
81, 83, 85, 87 and 89 Fifth Ave.
FOR THREE DAYS ONLY.
1,000 Sets Georp Eliot's Coilete Worts, $1.55 Per Set
COST OF MANUFACTURE:
Binding 6 volumes at 12c 7s
Printing 6 volumes at 7c 4a
Paper 6 volumes at 6c 36
Actual cost to manufacture $x-53
Cost of plates and adds 4,500.00
Edna Lyall's works in 6 volumes. Cloth, 1.65 only.
Thackeray's complete works, bound in cloth, 10 volumes, reduced to 3.35.
The Waverley Novels, complete in 12 volumes, bound in neat, durable
brown cloth, a great bargain at 5.00, will sell at 3.95.
Charles Dickens 15 volumes, being his complete works. Bound in dark
green cloth, good print on good paper, cheap at $1.00 per volume, Trill
sell at 3.95 per set.
RIDPATH'S HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES,
The most complete and most popular History of the
United States of America.
From the aboriginal times to the present day. Embracing an account of
the Aborigines; the Norsemen in the New World; the discoveries by the
Spaniards, English andFrench; the planting of settlements; the growth of the
colonies; the struggle for liberty in the Revolution;' thc-estabHsnment of the
Union; the development of the Nation: the Civil War; the Centennial of In
dependence, and the recent annals of the Republic, by JOHN CLARK
RIDPATH. Published at $3.75; our price, $1.75.
FLEISHMAN & OO,
504, 506 and 508 Market Street
10,000 COLUMBUS SOUVENIR COINS ordered through the
People's National Bank to be given as gifts
to our many patrons.
To all buyers of $10 worth or more goods will be presented (on their
receipt) one of those beautiful World's Fair Souvenir Coins. Only ONE
made for each fourteen people in the United States; be that lucky ONE.
We have no hesitation in saying that they will bring from $10 to $15 eacb
by the opening of the World's Fair. Though we do not expect the coins
before the first week in December, all sales between this date and the receipt
of same will be honored.
Owing to the large demand for those souvenirs we do not expect our
order filled complete the first shipment, hence first buyers will be registered
for first coins. Our stock, as you are aware, comprises a full assortment of
DON'T know of another such store. The popular pulse
is touched by our Matchless Made-to-Measure Suits
$20. You needn't go higher for an Every-Day Busi
ness Suit Of course $25 to $35 is worth every additional
dollar. ' In addition we have added Ready-to-put-on Overcoats.
Look over the city you'll find none like ours, from $15 to $45.
Handsome Storm Coats.
WANAMAKER & BROWN,
HOTEL ANDEESON BLOCK,
THIS INK IS MANUFACTURED
J. HARPER BONNELL CO.,
Promptly Attended to.
1, 1, 1.
OS. & CO
38 SIXTH STREET.