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G C. STEWART, Business Manages and Publishes.
Home Rule, Industry, Justice, Equality and Recognition according to Merit.
W. 0. CHASE, Editor and Pbopbieto.
WASHINGTON, D. C. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 30, 1882.
BOSTON SHOE HOUSE
Ladies' Fino Kid Button Boots, every pair warranted ni
Ladies' best Straight Goat Button Boots, every pair warranted vo'n
(,( ntlcmen's Fine Fronoh Calf Boots reduced to " q m n'n'ii Zzn
Indies' Kid and Pebble Goat Button Boote, ...... fern M CWnS
Ln.lies' Hand-Sewod Button Boots, only. . . . . tr0m sR VE
ladies' Common Sense Kid Boots oVx
(icntlemon'B Fine French Calf Boots and Shoes .... "." from $2 00 up
BOSTON SHOE HOUSE,
924 Seventh Street, Northwest.
Down they G-o, Lower and Lower Still.
Beaver Hats at 40c, 50c, 75c, $1 and $1.25.
Elko ant Christmas Presents at Slaughtering Prices.
Frwh ilVli mints at 25 and 50 cents.
Mo3cow IBeavers at 15, 25, 40 ami 30 cents.
Elegant Tips at 50 cents a hunch.
Ribbons at Slaughtering Prices.
Plumes at 75 cents.
Huts Almost Given Away
Great Eelnctioii in CIMrei's, Misses' and Ladles' Cloak
Don't Miss Your Chance, Don't Buy "Before Ascertaining Prices at
KIHGr'S PALACE, 814 Seventh Street, N. W.
Tho Largest Millinery in the United States.
jNTHISTI-I AND F1 STfe;.,
Beginning To-Day we "Will sell all
otlday Goods at Cost
Th Department is still complete, and as no article will be carried over that
ran possibly be sold, buyers will lind this their opportunity.
A Cull early in the day, or late in the evening, ensures better attention than it is
possible to give during the hours when we arc crowded.
DOUGLASS', Ninth and F Streets.
JOHN F. ELLIS & CO.
937 Pennsylvania Avenue, Near Tenth Street
PIANOS AISTD ORGrA-NS
For Sale at Reasonable Prices, on EasyJTerms
Timing, Repairing and Moving promptly attended to. Oornete, Violias, Fiiike
Guitars, and everything in the musio line for
cash oi or iiv:sta.x,m:ejts.
JOHIsr in. ELLIS & CO.,
937 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE-
SBURCH & BRO.
fir-n 1 1
420, 422 and 424 Seventh Street.
Otis's Finest jfciiievaTOx- Jiw.Ju-to-
Standard Comforiers at $1.40, retailed everywhere at 2m Js Thi
-;,i i.i .a ci,,.(;n nt.oc nrnin np.r vara. it best value ecr uu..i..
m' (vmnot be repeated.
il. n 1VIU LJItIl.Iir.li l.lll3lLkLlLL 4V -f v-w -
AH ladies are invited to make us a visit of inspection and " ?m?Si
pieB, Jersey, etc, with those of any other house. AU are Tutor Jia ae . na i
h--cibyuG. We are prepared to show 6,000 Garments of aU sizes and quauues.
- lfition of Fur-tximmod Silk and Satin
Mash and and Quilted Linings, etc A f ew gggSpME TOOT f or 1 argo peo, ilA
v -. inl asHortmont of Misses' and Children's WRAPS m QiUx, Plus" a1111 U10W1'
in 2 to 10 years. We have an immense variety of
SQUIRREL-LINED CIRCULARS & DOLMANS
ai the new and desirable shapes, both in Triinmejlwa Ung $
,' toek of Seal-Skin Sackqnos and Dolmans. We ggj cf Collors and Mu
Undou-dyed Alaska Seal and made expressly for w. AU knda of For Uiuars apu
&ANSB0BGE & BROTHER
7th Street N. W.
, . r-.-r-r zo
904 Seventh St., Northwest,
BETWEEN I AND K STREETS,
IS OFFERING A COMPLETE LINE OF
DRY AND FANCY GOODS
AT REMARKABLY LOW PRICES.
Blankets and Comforts from 75 Cents, up.
Stern's Dolmans and Coats are the Cheapest in the City
Stem's MMrieft, Underwear anil Gloves are tie Best
DOX'T PORGET THE NAME AND
GRAND OPENING !
aturday, November 4, at II o'clock,
807 14th St, between H & I.
We will keep on hand an immense Btook of goods, jnst received from New York, at a price
that -will startle all who will patronise us for thirty days. Remember we will have on hand
all kinds of
LADIES' HATS. BONNET
And all tho latest styles in tho Millinery line. A specialasssortment of Kid Gloves, Cloaks,
Dress Trimmings, iace GoodB, Cuffs, Collars, Ties, Handkerchiefs, Feathers, Flowers and
Assortment of Ladies3 Underwear -
Prints cents up; Bleached and Unbleached Cottons from 4 and 5 cents, and up; at the
&OV 14th St., IS. "W".
Have You Seen Our $5 Overcoats ?
Owin" to tho change in a large firm we have secured EIGHT HUNDRED FUR BEAVER
OVERCOATS which wo aro going to sell at 5. It is less than tho cost of tho goods, but
thev must be sold this month.
ONLY ?5 FOll A GOOD WARM, .SERVICEAKLE OVERCOAT, IN
BLUE, BROWN AND BLACK.
Just think of it, only $r for a good winterovercoat. Wu are ready in all our depart
ments with a complete stock of
FINEST AND NICEST CLOTHING FOR MEN, BOYS AND CHILDREN
Tho best in quality, finish and
-many houses for common goods
von ever saw.
much less cost. We have them at 10, 12, 14. 10, 18, 20 22 25, 26, 2J ,32
-:n, i:,i nrnmn-ifc unii p.vdr Kw. Roadv mauo suits 1U, li, H.-lU,
..! na..M it nnm -lltrl ftfT, TO 1111 Tnilllll l!l(l V 1111 U. J III. Ili -i.i.
f .1 nKn.l.,.ui rl lister nfA nnnnl
PantB S1.25, 1.60, 2.00. 2.t50, 3.00, 3.50, and up. Yc are selling genuine bargains, as we
have Tan immense stock of goods that we are anxious for you to wear, as a trial of our
soils Twill secure your custom. We do not forget the boys and children, and have an ele
SsSkof Suit's and Overcoats expressly for them from .M to the taest jmd
nicest styles. But bear m nimu our special
wear and hard service, for cold, for ram, lor
Overcoats ever offered for such a small sum.
"CALL AND SEE
723 Seventh Street,
The Best Wagon on
IS MANUFACTURED BY
nvi,,HroarnPriHift rcnutsition of
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, .:u;i;,r mim n.o fn nu-mrr warrancv vuii
WE HEREBY WARRANT the FISH BROS.
particular and or gooa maioriui, .mu . "---;:r,n OIie vear from this date by
work with .fair 'usage, bnoum nny "Xi" for tho same will be furnished at
or aeiecuvo muiermi ul "''":"":'' -.-," nnWa enHrnL'ent's price list wnl be
of sale, freeot charge, or me -r u. 'j.-jor defective parte as evidence,
ncashbythopurchaserproducing.asampleonho ro"". "- ftf A 1InUed stateH
Knowing wo can suit you, woaouiaw imW., .- - XcrricnUnrist." to
Send for Prices and Tertns,and for a copy of the K igSc BlfoS. & GO. , Racine W
wo ;nlip.ifc natronago Irom ovory
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Clothing and Gents' Furnishings.
HATS. Caps-, Boot?, Shoes, Trunks, VhIwoh,
Musical Instrument. Also now and h-Jf-ond-UHnd
Watcbo, Jewelry, Guns, Pistols
etc. 915 and 023 D. Sr., N. W.
Watches and Jewelry Impaired. aoplGlin.
TOUNG-S RELIABLE CLOTH AND SILK
JL HOUSE, Foreign and Domeatic Pry
Goode,LadieB' and Gout's Furni3hingf.
73G Seventh Street, tforthweBt, Waahington.
Everyone dollar buyer gota a red ticket:
ei red tickets entitles the holder loan9cl
preecnt. Cheapest place for bargain and
presents. It pays everybody to call.
Be lb, i mo.
William L. Spedden
803, 7th street, Northwest.
Photographing in all its branches. Careful
and accurate operators. Courteous and polits
attention to all patrons and oustomers. Satis-
, faction guaranteed in every instance. Have
added to my gallery now and improved acces
sions that enable mo to perform my worn in
tho most artistic manner, and to secure the
most satisfactory results. oct7-lra.
GEO. Tr 1 3L. X-i N 3B JR,,
Upholsterer and Paper Hanger.
j j..1af in PAnnr ITancrines. Window
m,.rfa. TTnTinlRterv Goods. Carpets, Floor Oil
Cloths and Mattings.
No 429 Ninth BU, between D and E Street.
NUMBER, 904 7th St. bet. 1 and K.
fit. and one price. Lower man you pay in
cnoicc siyiea in yu'iuums uu juhd, llmiij
to custom worK at
The finest satin
18 and 20. Men's
uargiuii, a , . -"--" - bir u"
snow, lor wurmui, Aui ncai.
OUR GOODS, AT
Beats all the
making "Best AVagon on
.nn"itiv hut. A fronts mnv. on
if so agreed :
rVGON, No to be
well made in
LOOK OUT FOB OOU i hKKElTS.
DO. HY.it aX2i. IMJIAJi VUU1VV
has removal to 109, Hst., N W..
Hear l'annsylvania Avenue. Dr
lied Brn Los tho only Kcnnint
Wondnrlul Herbs, Indian Bloot
llemartv, best medicine known,
for tne Hlood, Livtr, Kidncjfi
and ail Stomach ti cubic J
Ruarunee to relieTe CilRONjS
or 8GL.TI0 BHEDMAT1SM I
from ao to 40 minutes. A penna
a neat r.nre froni v to 4 weejre. an
Q&'m. ASTHMA, or l'lilhTIC. Irellevt
tao Knacrer tu .u mjiuKfi, anc
wro in irom two w "nr r( ek. frst Btsge o-ans-iaij'tiou
or Brot.chial affection. I re
ttvj tlia Hifferer in zr miuiitc. a permantn.
jura ia tw. or tmen weeks. t. Irrak any Fctcj
n2iniia:ite. Fever anrt Apue In one day. L c
oniforcouuterfei's. Ihavcno peddlers t lutn- srs
iramps p iiiK irom door to door selling a mpdiciii
put up TVi tb l.il)3.tlio namn form as mine it in a
base counter'eit. They also rctircsent therm elvcf tc
bo connected with me. thov tell j on any fa.se fitc-rj
u order to sdll their vorthl?B medicine. I hat e cr
cniiuectiou nlth anv one. Come to mr headfiuar
tew and cet thn pi'iimue lied S n Medicine; don't
be deceived. I make a ejiecialt- of female trouble
and all i-ivatedif?'aes. I warn tho i.nb ic not to
uc my professional trade mark namo Bed Smlfor
nunso of bnsMK-Rs or injiin. afllwiUi-rosecnte
themund r protection of the U..S pa'entjaw.
Yours Vrr it-sipcmllr,
i- " 'ixyv, TNntAS Doctob,
109 i4s!rc near ' n ' lvanin A wnne-
Dealers in Wines, Liquors, Lager Beer and
1139, SEVENTH STREET, X. W.
Mrs. A. E. McCMf & Co.
Wish to announce to their friends and the
public that they have constantly on hand a
large stock of Millinery and Fancy Goods,
. Vntinns. etc. at
J 1030 SEVENTH STREET, N. W.,
Where they will be pleased to accomodate all.
. i.HMtU -f 4 lit enmn 1C
.!.- nnrriMinrrn uiiiii iivm wvi - r
Manufacturers of the Best
Sizes 14 to 17.
CAN ONLY BE HAD OF
437 7th St., N. W.3
Sole Agent for the District
MEN'S, YOUTH'S AND BOYS' EAB.
Tho Assortment of the above Goods at
CORNER TEN IH AND F STREETS,
Cannot be surpassed in Variety of Stftie, Relia
bility of Material, Thoroughness of Workman
ship, Perfection of Fit or Elegance of Finish,
while prices are 25 to 40 per cent, lower than
shose of anv honso in tho city.
THE MISFIT STORE'S Oil Argument.
Fall Oovercoats at $8, worth . . $21
Falt'Overcoata at 9, wonh ... 13
Fall Overcoata at 10, worth . . 16
Fall Overcoats at 12, worth ... 18
Fall Overcoats Bilk faced, at $12, worth 20
Fall Overcoats silk lined, at 18, worth SO
Medium Weight Overcoats at 10, worth 15
Medium Weight OvercoatB at 12, worth 18
Good Beaver Overcoats, in black, blue and
green, at $14, worth .... 24
Fine CaBtor Beaver OvercoatB at $20, worth 35
Chinchilla Overcoats at 16.50, worth . . 10
Chinchilla Overcoats at 8, worth . . 12
Chinchilla Overcoats at 10, worth . . 16
Chinchilla Overcoats at 15, worth . . 25
Chinchilla Overcoats at 20, worth . . 30
Finest Chinchilla Overooats satin lined, at
$27, worth 45
Ulsters at $6, $8, $10 and $12, worth fully
1 Suits for $8, worth $12.
I Suits for 10, worth 18.
t Suits for 15, worth 25.
' Suits for 9, worth 14.
Suits for 12, worth 20.
SuitB for 18, worth 30.
, Buits for 20, worth 31.
, FOR BOYS FROM 4 TO 11 YEARS OLD.
Suits from $3.50 to $10, worth fully double.
FOR BOYS from 9 to 12, Long Pants & Vests.
Suits from $4.50 to $12-great bargains.
FOR BOYS FROM 12 TO 17.
Suits from $5 to $15; cannot be replaced for
BFk cloth suitBjPrince Albert style, $20 w'th $40
Bl'k oloth snits,Prinoe Albert style. 30 'th 50
Black Cloth Suits, Full Dress, $30, worth 55
Brown Castor Beaver Coat and Vest, Prince
Albert style, $20, worth S do.
GoBBamer Coats at $2.50, $3, $3.50, worth $
$5 and $6.
Gossamer Coats for boys at $2, $2.50, worth
$3.50 and $4.50.
PantB at $2, $2.50, $3, $3.50, $4, $4.50, $5 and
$6, worth fully double the price named.
Odd VeatB very cheap.
MOTTO No trouble to show
The Misfit Store
CORNER TENTH AND F STREETS.
P. 8. Tho Misfit Store has no connection
yith any other house in the city.
Guinnip & Co.
820, 822 and 824 Seventh St, N.
HAVE JUBT BZCEtVED AND ABE NOW DBPUkT-
IKO THK LARGEST AND MOST
COMPLETE STOCK OP
FALL AND f IHTER DRY GOODS,
OUR LINEN DEPARTMENT.
Ladle's Silkand Plush Wraps
at Popular Prices.
FRANK H. FALL,
Ml, D street, N. W., Waahington, D. O.
Fr&ctioM ia all the Courts
and all the Da-ocff-lm.
A Winter Sunset,
The day had been lqn and glo.
Weary with mist and rain,
A day for the heart to brood on
Sorrow and loss and pain;
But there came with the light of evening
A wind th3fc swept away
All of the shadow of darkness
Out of the whiter day.
Is thy life, oh pilgrim, weary,
Veiled from the cheering light?
Perhaps for thee is the promise
Of joy with the waning light.
Fairer than noonday splendor,
Richer than beams of. stars,
The lustrous glory of sunset
May burn through golden bars.
A marked feature A black eye.
A silver service Giving change for
a trade dollar.
"We met bv chants," as the lovers
said in the choir.
" Your language is wholly uncalled
I for," as the publishers told the author
j whose works failed to sell.
Earth has nothing softer than a
woman's heart, unless, perhaps, it be a
tomato in the prime of life.
Artificial limbs were discovered in
the days of Abraham, for the Bible
tells us of his having a handmaid.
" Why is a young man like a kernel
of corn?" asked a young lady. "Be
cause," said another, " he turns white
when he pops."
"What Avould you do, Mr. M., if
your wife died?" asked Mrs. J). Mr.
M. (who is very methodical) "I
would bury her.""
The vegetarian's dilemma: "If I
drink water they will say I'm using
ox-ygen. If I drink something stronger
they will accuse me of taking a horn.
Must I perish from thirst?"
"Oh, Henry! I had such a delight
ful dream. I dreamt I had such a
love of a bonnet sent me." "Did you,
my dear? Well, I had a nightmare.
I dreamed I had to pay tho bill.'L
Absent-mindedness has been con
sidered a mark of a great man, but a
fellow never feels very big about it
when he lugs a napkin away from the
table in his handkerchief pocket.
A statistician computes that one
hundred and fifty tons of human hair
annually change owners in France.
This does not include the locks that
change owners in conjugal unpleasant
ness. A minister who found a punched
half-dollar in the contribution box
! philosophically said to his congrega-
1 tion: "Let us be thankful that the good
brother had this silver coin with, the
. In1n Jj'i if nr nHii'-' !cu in. niirrht lirtvi
i given only a cent."
Baby has been forbidden to ask for
dessert. The other day they forgot to
serve him, and, as baby is very obe
dient, he remained silent, although
much affected. "Josephine." said the
father, "pass me a plate." "Won't
you have mine, papa?" cried baby; "it
is very clean."
A soldier, when under fire in EgyjX
for the first time, commenced a
stragetical movement to the rear.
" You are a wretched 'coward," said
one of his companions. " Possibly I
am," replied the retreating sage; "but
I prefer being a coward for five minutes
to being a corpse for all'time."
The egg traffic in this country
amounts "to 75,000,000 per annum.
Something worth cackling about and
crowing over, only the mischief is that
when a hen lavs one littlo ecrir she
makes noise enough about it to warrant
a concurrence m her evident bchei
that she has deposited the entire $75,
000,000 worth all at once.
A humane man grabbed a club,
jumped in and killed a goat that was
chasing a man who carried a red hand
kerchief in his coat-tail pocket, down
the street. And the man came back
and asked him why ho did it. "To save
jr vii: xuiiicii iiio miliums xiinii. . y
mn V.Q lionrrfwll" rJo,! tUa rflmr. "Tiro
just bought that goat and was coaxing
He siood on the postoffico stoop,
says an exchange, and everybody knew
him as a newly married man. He had
a far-away look in his eyes and a bit of
yarn on each of the last two fingers of
his hand, and kept muttering to him
self, " Chopping-bowl, eggs, clothes
! line that's the thumb and first two
1 fingers. Now what did she want on
the other two fingers?"
The United States fish commission
, has gone to work to propagate a native
American codfish, so that we may be
entirely independent of the Newfound
land variety. About ono hundred
million eggs, it is thought, can be se
cured daily. It is confidently asserted
by the commission that the new cod
1 fish will wear a distinctive American
1 perfume, but of this we have grave
doubts. Tou may break, yon may
shatter h ball if you will, but the
, scent of cue codfish will cling to it
Broke, broke, broke !
I have squandered ray uttermost sou,
And have failed in my efforts to utter
One trivial, last I. O. U.
Oh, -well for the infant in arms
That for ducats he need not fret;
Oh, well for the placid corpse
That he's settled his final debt.
And dun after dun comes in,
Each bringing his littlo account ;
Ond oh, for the" touch of a five-dollar bill,
Or a check for a large amount I -
Broke, broke, broke !
My course as a student is run ;
I'll back to my childhood's home and act
The role of the Prodigal Son.
The shortest and surest way . vo
with honor in the world is to be in
reality what we would appear to be ;
and if we observe, we shall una tnat ail
! human virtues increase and strength
en themselves by the practice and ex
Derience of. theia
The" following committee of ladies and
gentlemen request the pleasure of your
i company at-tbe Grand Masque Promenade,
which is being repeated by special request
1 for the benefit of the Steward's Fund of tho
i Central M. E. Church,"Friday evening, Jan.
j 12, 1SS3, at Waylanil Hall, 'I Street, between
iyxn nnuzurn. xnisis to oe me mosc en
joyable evening of the season.
Committee of Arrangements Mrs. F.
Dade, Mrs. M. Burjjess,MisaJ. Duckott, Mr.
T. Greene, Mr. J. Ifanuer, Miss M. Greene,
Mrs. C Dade, Mr. S. Robinson. Mrs. C.
.Buckhaman, MiS3 A. Larmr Miss E. Jones,
Miss C. A. Smith, Miss C. A. Hogan, Mr.
C. Lane, Mrs. C. McPherson, MissN. Dado,
pianist. Admission 25 cents, at the door.
No tickets. Free lunch and refreshmentein
abundance. Miss L. Brown, Mis L. Hill,
Mr. L. Andoson,, Mr. L. Champ. dec80-lt.
The following committee of ladies and
gentlemen requost the pleasure jf your com
pany at tho Grand Parlor Sociable, which is
being repeated by special reqnest, at the
parsonage of the Central M. E. Church, 1233
Nineteenth Street, Friday evening, January
:, 1883. This 13 to be the most enjoyaDiei
i flvenini? of the season.
Committee of Arrangements Airs. c.
Dade. Mrs. M. Bnrqess, Miss J. Duckett,
Mr. D. Greene, Mr. J. Hauner, Miss M.
Greene, Mrs. C. Dade, Mr. S. Robinson.Mrs.
C. Buckhainan,Miss A. Larm, Mfcs E. Joney,
Miss C. A. Smith. Miss C. A. Hogan, Mrs. C.
Lane, Mrs. C. McPherson. Miss N. Dado,
pianist. Admission 10 cents, at the door.
No tickets. Refreshments in abundance.
Miss L. Brown, Miss L. Hill, Mr. L. Ander
son. Mr. L. Champ.Mr. J. Simins. dec'50-lt.
DR. J. W. STEVEMSON
ttMs GreatlMnre oi Farts anflFun,
UBJECTTHE EFFECT OF FEAR AND
IMAGINATION UPON TEE PHYSI
Lectures given for the benefit of Churches,
Societies and Sabbath Schools. REV. J. W.
STEVENSON proposes to give a Star
Course of Lectures in his own Church this
winter, and will give any of the following
lectures for the benefit of the above.
I. The seasons of courthip;ltho moit important part
3. Why marriaga ia a lottery.
3. Superficial courtship.
4. Marriagw reteals tru cnaxacte.
6. True object of courtship.
6. Proper age to select a companion.
7. Proper agt" to marry.
8. What is a companion 7
9. Courtship should reveal the true onaracwr.
10. Wo should marry for tho future as well as for the
11. Godrnarries tho truly married ; Ho joins the spirit
partners; Ho sanctions the union of those who
are fitted for each other.
His celebrated Lecture on Courtship and
Marriage. 2nd Good and Bad Luck on tho
Secrets of Success, or the art of making
Money. Also his very highly intellectual and
classical lecture on the Formation of Char
acter. The Conditions: One half ! of tho
proceeds. Address J. W. STEVENSON,
novl8-lm 1238, 19th street, N. W.
CLAIJIIXa THE CAriTOIS SITE.
The StnrtlhiR Expectations of Forty Heir to
the Alloyed IJlnckiiiorc Estate.
Papers have been prepared at Pitts
burg, Pa., for the institution of ant
ejectment suit in the United States
Circuit Court tjmt interests averv oitlu..
zen of the United States. Tho )tT)p-
erty involved in this instance is the
ground upon which the Unitwlt
States Capitol building, the White
House, Tresisury, Naval, and other
Government buildings and hundreds ofi
line dwellings and business houses asi
well as thousands of acres of land' im
Georgetown anil in Maryland and!
Washington county. Pa. Besides thisi
vast amount of reai estate, thero is
said to be a considerable amount o
money in the Bank of England be-
longing to the claimants. The owner
of this vast amount of property was
William Blackmore, who settled om
this side of the Atlantic in colonial!
times. By some means not knowu to
the present generation, he became pos
sessed of the land described. At hist
death the property passed into other
hands, and subsequently the States ofi
Maryland and Virginia donated that
portion upon which is located th(i
Capitol and other Government build
ings to the Federal Government?.,
Many years thereafter claimants to thm
1 i,1Ul'M "V
sprung up from different
parts of the country, but it seems tlialJ
legal proceedings were never before
instituted. The late ex-Mayor Black
more, of Pittsburgh, was, it is claimed1,,
the grandson of the original owner ofi
the land. Shortly after his death, audi
during the'Blackrnore bankruptcy pro
ceedings in the United States District,
Court of this city, an allowance wast
ordered to be made to the assignee,, Jl
G. MacConnell, Esq., for tho purpose
of prosecuting the claims of the heirs
of the ex-Mayor. In accordance with)"
this order, Mr. MacConnell has buero
looking up the records, and has a rep
resentative in Washington. Several!
months ago two attorneys from the
capital called upon the widow of the
ex-Mayor and offered to institute lcgall
proceedings for her,provided she would)
give them a retainer. This she de
clined to do. Other Pittsburgh claim
ants to the estate are ex-Sheriff Pat
terson, of East End, Dr. Sauiuell
Beltzehoover, of Diamond street, andl
fone of the oldest families of Mansfieldl
on the Panhandle road. Recently
about forty claimants met at Mansfieldl
and contributed money towards prose
cuting the claim, and sent a represen-
f tative to Washington, who is gathorr
ing points upon which to proceed. Be
sides this concerted action taken by
claimaints, they are nearly idl indi-'
viduallv represented by counsel.
The location and extent of the prop
erty claimed is as follows: In th&
District of Columbia ire 481 acres, 100'
acres near Bkulensburg, Md., 500 aero
in Washington county, Pennsy'vania;
taking in the Boyer property, andiib
vast treasure in the Bank of England1.,
The amount involved can hardly be; es
timated, but it certainly reaches hun
. eds of millions of dollars..
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