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GONE UP IN SMOKE,
A Very Lively Blaze in Lower
A Mammoth Warehouse With All
Its Contents Con
The Loss Approximating $135,000; More
Than Half Insured.
The alarm of fire from box No. 26 at 2:20
o'clock yesterday afternoon called upon the
fire department to wrestle with by far the
most disastrous conflagration that has taken
place in St. Panl during the present winter,
noted for the great number of large and de
structive fires. The alarm was turned in
from the corner of Pine and Prince streets,
and the occasion was the discovery of flames
in the four story building corner of Third
and Broadway streets. The west end
of the building was occupied by
Mast, Buford, Barwell & Co., dealers in ag
ricultural implements, the west and center
of the structure being occupied by the office
of the St. Paul Harvester works, the stove
concern of Brand <fc Co., and the store
rooms of Glidden, Griggs & Co., the whole
sale grocers, the latter firm also having a
large stock of goods stored in the basement.
The origin of the fire is a mystery, but it
was first discovered by Owen Reddington,
the private watchman of the St. Paul, Minne
apolis «& Manitoba Railroad com
pany, who turned in the alarm.
The department responded promptly enough,
but the old difficulty was experienced of pro
curing sufficient water supply, the plugs
being too far away in most instances to be of
much service, while some of the mains were
found to be frozen.
The excitement duriugthe fire was intense,
and had it occurred duriugthe nighttime the
illumination would have been magnificent.
The building, an immense structure, covered
on the outside with sheet-iron and supposed
to have been fire-proof, burned like a bomb,
and no department or apparatus on
earth could have stayed its progress. Im
mense clouds of smoke lifted over the burn
ing mass, and at one time it was not safe to
be within a block of the lire, so intense was
the heat. In less than thirty minutes after
the alarm had been sounded the east end of
the building fell in. This episode was pre
ceded by an explosion, supposed to have
emanated from a gas engine employed to
run the elevator. The shock was very pro
nounced, and caused great consternation in
the crowd, which did not stand upon the or
der of its going.
The department directed its efforts to
Baving the west end of the building, but it
was soon apparent that the^ask was hopeless.
The lire spread as if fed on powder, and the
entire structure was soon a mass of flames.
About an hour after the fire started the west
end of the building fell in with a loud crash,
nid several persous in the vicinity had a
narrow escape from death.
The rather stiff westerly wind that prevail
ed, blew the flames in the direction of the
Northern Pacific general offices, and it was
feared that the fire would communicate to
this building. A shower of live embers fell
on the roof and they caught in several
places, but soon died out. The long freight
house of the Milwaukee & St. Paul Railroad
company, situated opposite the building, was
also threatened, but luckily the flames did
The flames did communicate, however, to
the coal sheds of Pugh & Co., and consider
able damage was done in this direction.
■When the fire first started Chief Black
ordered extension ladders put up, and when
the building fell in, one of these was buried
in the debris.
It was feared at one time that the three
story brick building occupied by Russell &
Co., opposite the westerly end of the build
ing, would have to go, and it caught at least
a half dozen times. This building, however,
was saved, but it was damaged to the extent
of nearly §1,000. The fire burned
fiercely for at least two hours, by
which time nothing remained of the stately
building but a mass of ruins.
LOSS AND INSURANCE.
The building was owned by Messrs. Griggs
& Foster. It was erected about two years
ago at a cost of 825,000. In dimensions it
was four stories in height and it was 200x80
feet in size. It was, of course, a total loss:
The insurance is about $20,000, of which
the agency of M.'D. Miller ct Co. placed the
On building of Griggs & Foster—
Long Island 3,000
Buffalo German 2,000
Boatman Fire & Marine, of Pittsburg.... 2,000
State, of Des Moines 2,500
Sterling, of New York 1,500
Manufacturing & Builders 1,000
Mechanics', of Brooklyn 1,500
Concordia, Milwaukee 1,000
Prince & Shandrew agency—
Liverpool, Loudon & Globe 2,500
The agency of Siebold, Haas & Fowler,
have SI,000 iu the Concordia, of Milwaukee,
on the building, and §2,500 in the Milwaukee
aud Mechanics, on the stock of Brand <fc Co.
The firm of Gisdden, Griggs & Co., whole
sale grocers, had stock in the basement
valued at §25,000.
This was insured for $10,000 in com
panies represented by Prince «& Shandrew, as
Continental, N. Y $2,500
Glens Falls, N. Y 2,500
American, of Newark 2,500
Norwick Union 2,500
The agency of S. S. Eaton carried $10,000
insurance, as follows:
London, Liverpool & Globe 2,500
MAST. BEPORD, BCRWELL & CO.
The loss of the above named firm, who
carried a heavy stock of farm machinery, is
estimated at $60,000. Their stock was total
ly destroyed, and will it be some
time before it can be replaced, as
they are only a branch house of the manu
factory at Rock Island.
Of the insurance Mr. Geo. "W. Lamson
placed §23,500 as follows:
American Fire of Ohio §5,000
Fire Association of Ohio, 10,000
Williamsburg City of N. Y 6,000
Transatlantic of Germany 2^500
The agency of S. S. Eaton carried §10,500
on the stock of this firm, placed as follows:
North American §2,500
Hoyal '. 2,500
Springfield (office furniture and fixtures).. 500
BRAND & CO.
The stock of this firm was considered low,
and it is thought their loss will fall short of
§15,000. They are insured in companies
represented by the St. Paul Fire & Marine
agency, as follows:
American Central, of St. Louis §2,500
phoenix, of London 2,500
The agency of Siebold, Haas & Fowler
carry §2,500 on stock in the Milwaukee and
8T. PAUL HARVESTER WORKS.
The loss of this firm is almost entirely on
office furniture and fixtures, and it is thought
to not exceed $1,000 or $1,500.
On this there is a policy in the German-
American for §3,000, placed by the St. Paul
Fire & Marine agency.
The building occupied by Russell & Co.,
damaged as stated, is insured for $15,000 in
the Phcenix, of London.
Manager Goldschmidt, for Brand & Co.,
who occupied rooms in the building, suffers a
loss of from $1,000 to $1,500 on furniture.
He is insured for $1,000 in the Traders'.
E. Ulrici, who had furniture stored in the
building,loses all of $1,000. He is insured
in the St. Paul Fire and Marine for $500.
Messrs. Fernald <fe Wheeler, furniture
dealers of Jackson street, had a quantity of
furniture stored in the building, valued at
over $2,000. They are insured for $1,500 in
the Royal of London.
The loss of Pugh & Co., coal dealers, is not
over $1,000, and they are fully insured.
The Hinman Sleigh company, of St. Paul,
had considerable stock stored in the build
ing, but their exact loss is not known. They
are insured for $1,000 in the Lancashire, of
GOULD AND GOLD.
"Rigolo's" Review of the Operations Among
the Operators--The Wheat
| Special Telegram to the Globe.]
New York, Feb. 24.—In its Wall street
column the Sun will say to-morrow: Gould
and gold are now the watch-words of Wall
street. The bulls want to know what Gould
is doing; the bears want to know how much
gold is going to be shipped to Europe. As a
matter of course neither get at the facts in
time to make money. Gould was unques
tionably buying stocks four or five weeks ago
but it is quite as certain that he is selling
them now as fast as he can do so without
breaking the market. His able lieutenant,
Mr. Sam Mills, does a tremenduous
amount of "washing," taking one stock after
another and putting prices up upon the few
bears who are still left in existence. Under
the protection of one stock handled by him
the rest of the market is steadily sold by other
houses without causing a break. Union Pa
cific, St. Paul and Delaware & Lackawanna
were taken in turn, one after the other, and
since Thursday the played out Reading has
been made the trump card. How long this
kind of game will last depends entirely upon
the amount of money which
Mr. Gould aud Mr. Vanderbilt
are willing to risk. It is utterly
useless for anybody to attempt to fight
against this combined strength, and the big
gest bears, like Cammack, Traverse, Carver,
French and the whole of the so-called
Twenty-third street party have retired from
the contest. Some of them are even suspect
ed of having joined the bull ranks. Mr. W.
R. Traverse, at all events, is said to have
bought some dividend paying stocks, but he
pleads as an extenuating circumstance that
he did so "only for a little turn." Be it as
it may, it is certain that "jj'hen the
selling begins it will be the big
gest sale ever seen. The export
of gold so far did not amount to anything,
but that a great deal of gold must go is be
yond doubt. Not only the balance of trade
and the rate of exchange commands expor
tation of coin, but the fact that money rules
4 per cent in London, against 1% per cent,
here, causes big blocks of American secu
rities to come back to bo carried at a lower
rate of interest here than they can be carried
Mr. Dwight, the ex-president of the Chi
cago board of trade, was in this city on
Washington's birthday, and says that
outside of a mere score he
did not see any power strong
enough to keep the price of wheat upon its
present level. He did not anticipate any
foreign demand before another drop of 8 or
10c per bushel.
Mr. E. H. Livermore, formerly president
of the New York produce exchange, ex
pressed similar views recently. The open
ing of the Black sea and Baltic navigation
in a few weeks will probably glut the already
overstocked European markets. As a matter
of course the drop in wheat dragged down
the price of all the other cereals and of pro
visions too. But the smartest Chicago
dealers predict higherpricesforcorn,pork and
lard. They say that hogs are scarce and thin,
and that there is but very little "grading"
corn in sight. The shortness of the crop
was not sufficient in itself to put prices
much above the present figures, but the qual
ity of most of the corn is so low this year
that it has to be fed out right away, because
the advent of warm weather will make it en
tirely unfit for any use. Arguing from these
premises they predict 70 cents for corn be
TWO STRINGS TO HIS BOW.
Carter Harrison Scheming' for the Vice
Presidency, in Default of which
He Would be (xovernor.
[Special Telegram to the Globe.J
Chicago, Feb. 24.—The Tribune has tbe
following special from Washington: Carter
Harrison has a new ambition. The discovery
of this fact by the Illinois Democrats has not
tended to increase the harmony among them.
Carter Harrison did very much more when
here than to extend the hospitalities of the
city to the convention and to offer to chalk
the hats of the national committee men. He
consulted with some persons, whom he
thought were confidential friends, as to the
expediency of endeavoring to secure the
Democratic nomination for vice president,
and these confiidential Democratic friends
have asked Morrison what he thinks
about it. He does not think well
of it. The fact that Carter Harrison, who
the old Tilden crowd say never had been
known as a stalwart Tilden man, in bis ad
dress to the national committee yesterday,
stated that Tilden was Illinois' only candid
ate, and if he would not run that Illinois had
no candidate, but was for the field, was re
ceived with hot indignation by Morrison's
friends when they heard it, for they say they
have in their possession a letter written re
cently by Carter Harrison to some one in the
state, in which he declared that he favors the
nomination of Morrison for president.
Accordingly they fail to see how it
could be that Illinois -would have
no candidate. The mystery was
not revealed to them until Harrison's confi
dences were whispered about this morning.
Carter's plan as revealed here, is this: He
desires that the Democratic party in Illinois
shall hold two state conventions—one to elect
delegates to the national convention and the
second to nominate the state ticket, and that
the second shall he held after July 8, the day
of the meeting of the national convention.
Carter Harrison has told John Oberly, of the
state central committee, that he would not
accept the nomination for governor unless
they could have two conventions. His purpose
is to try his chances for the vice presidency
at the national convention. The mayor's
ambition has that extent. It is not a pro
gramme which commends itself to the Mor
rison men. One of them very earnestly de
clined. Carter Harrison cannot play with
the Democracy in that way and he will not
be a candidate forgoveanor either and if any
man receives any recognition at the national
convention it will be Bill Morrison as the
ST. PAUL, MINN., MONDAY, MORNING, FEBRUARY 25, 1884.
A Bill to be Introduced for a Military
Preparatory School at
Consideration of Bismarck's Reply to the
[Special Telegram to the Globe.]
Washington, Feb. 24.—There is a pros
pect that the house will be treated this week
to a pair of episodes, as Artemus Ward re
marked to his twins. Speaker Carlisle will
probably receive Bismarck's comments on
the Lasker resolution in two or three days
and then the house will have an opportunity
to make some comments on the German
chaucellor. This Bismarck communication
might be laid on the table as a summary way
of expressing contempt for it, but as this
would look to the public like swallowing the
insult. The communication will probably be
referred to the foreign affairs committee and
the committee, it is anticipated, will report a
resolution setting forth that the Ochiltree
resolution was not addressed to Bismarck,
but to the reichstag. One member remarked
sarcastically, that the proper thing for the
members of the house to do when the com
munication was presented, was to retire to
the innermost recesses of their abodes and
then and there, individually and earnestly
"Tom Ochiltree," said another member,
"is in an eastasy of delight over the notoriety
he has achieved by means of Bismarck's re
ply. The fact thatBismarck hes returned the
Lasker resolutions through the German min
ister here instead of through the American
minister in Berlin, is explained by a gentle
man conversant with diplomatic usage to be
entirely regular and no slight to Mr. Sar
THE HEWITT-WEST AFFAIR.
The Hewitt West affair is by no means
over. In fact all that has been done is sim
ply preliminary. The house foreign affairs
committee was simply instructed to find out
what kind of dispatches Mr. West sent his
government. Not being able to serve a sub
poena duces te cum upon either Mr. W rest or
Lord Granville, the committee will ascertain
nothing, and so report. But when the com
mittee does_ report there are promises of lively
talk in the house. The colloquy between
Mr. Hewitt and Mr. Belmont will come out
and the letter from Mr. West to Mr. Hewitt
will be read. This letter is in the possession
of the foreign affair committee. The letter
is the result of several conferences between
West and Hewitt, and experiments were
tried before a draft of a letter was finally
agreed upon as answering the purpose. This
one admits being read between the lines by
persons who are not gifted with second
sight or 'supernatural powers. It required
much skill to compose a letter that
should make it appear that the day after the
Hewitt resolutions was adopted, Mr. Hewitt
called on West for the purpose of impressing
on him the injustice of his government, ac
cording to the request of the house. Mr.
Hewitt had such a visit with West, and how
Lord Vernon came to have so good a time
while Hewitt was lecturing the British lion
through his representative is not known. In
spite of Hewitt's backwardness thus far, it is
still repeated that the report of the committee
will compel Hewitt to make an explanation to
the House, and if he does not, the debate
which the report of the foreign affairs com
mittee will make, will be pretty certain to end
in taking steps to investigate Mr. Hewitt him
[Western Associated Press.]
Washington, Feb. 24.—In the house of
representatives two important measures, the
pleuro-pneumonia bill and the naval ap
propriation bill, the discussion of which was
entered upon in committee of the whole
two or three weeks ago, still await final ac
tion. One or both will, it is believed, be
passed during the present week. These
measures out of the way, the bill for the re
lief of American shipping, which is next in
point of importance before the committee of
the whole, may be taken up for considera
tion. Only one of thirteen regular annual
appropriation bills, that for the military
academy, has yet been acted upon by the
house. During the week the committee on
foreign affairs will report adversely Repre
sentative Brumm's resolution relative to
Hewitt's visit to Minister West. It is under
stood he will make a statement before the
house when the resolution is reported.
THE BANKING BILL.
In the senate the bill to provide for the
construction of additional steel cruisers for
the navy has been made the special order for
Monday at 2 o'clock. Inasmuch, however,
as the banking bill was not disposed of last
week, the special order will doubtless be set
aside temporarily. It was supposed the dis
cussion of the banking bill would be con
cluded last Thursday, and it appeared on ad
journment that it had nearly run its course.
It is not improbable, however, that the effect
of a rest for three days may manifest itself
in a renewal of efforts to amend the meas
ure, and that the debate may run along sev
A MILITARY PREPARATORY SCHOOL.
Representative Belford will to-morrow in
troduce in the house a bill authorizing the
secretary of war to establish at West Point a
preparatory school for training candidates
for admission to the military academy. It
provides for the appointment of candidates
in the same manner as cadets are now ap
pointed and for the erection of a suitable
building in the vicinity of West Point for a
preparatory school at a cost of not exceeding
8200,000. Candidates are to be examined
by proper boards in the district where they
reside, and not subjected to further prelimi
nary examination by officers of the military
academy. Candidates admitted shall have the
same pay allowed cadets and the secretary of
war is authorized to detail instructors for the
Friends of the bill providing for the exten
sion of the bonded whisky period will make
an effort to have that measure considered
Eulogies on late Representative Haskell
will be delivered on Thursday.
Members of the ways and means com
mittee say they wiy have the tariff bill pre
pared so it may be reported to the house
within ten days.
THE LASKER RESOLUTION 1.
Berlin, Feh. 24.—The Deutsche TagUatt,
commenting on the Lasker incident, says the
Americans themselves attributed no im
portance to the resolution of condolence, and
only about a dozen members of the house of
representatives were acquainted *with the
tenor of the resolution.
THE BLENHEIM GALLERY.
London, Feb. 24.—The report of the sale
of the Blenheim palace pictures to the Ber
lin museum is premature. Under the heir
looms act it will be necessary to obtain the
consent of the high court of chancery before
a sale can be effected.
THE GOVERNORSHIP OF TURKESTAN.
St. Petersburg, Feb. 24.—The czar has
offered Gen. Ignatiefl the civil governorship
of Turkestan, with charge of the administra
tion of all the central Asiatic provinces.
His Manly Bosom Stirred.
Emotional acting on the part of a man is
not consistent with, a fashionable dress suit, j
Mr. Mantell, telling his story in Fedora, has
the greatest difficulty in keeping his stiff
shirt bosom within the limits of his low cut
vest. "When he turns away from the audi
ence it is not to act grief. It is to smooth
down and fix dis hisplaced linen.
Some Peculiar Facts About the Work
ings of tbe National Demo
How the Southern Members Failed to Keep
Faith—Analysis of the Vote.
fSpecial Telegram te the Globe.]
Washington,Feb. 24. —What purports to be
the "inside history" of the recent campaign
to secure the national Democratic conven
tion for Chicago, was given to-day by a
gentleman whose word cannot be questioned
and whose position enabled him to obtain
facts that were known only to a favored
few. It sheds considerable light on the
duplicity practiced by certain politi
cians from the south, and furnishes an
explanation for the confidence and bragga
docios of the St. Louis men.
Gen. Singleton came here a month ago,
and set resolutely at work creating a senti
ment in favor of Chicago. He visited every
senator and congressman who was consid
ered able to influence one member of the
committee. The six votes of the northwest,
including Illinois, were supposed to be safe
for Chicago. The New England and middle
states were regarded as friendly to Saratoga.
The south, therefore, with its seventeen votes
was the section from which Chicago expected
to draw sufficient strength, together with
the unpledged vote of the north,
to control the twenty votes necessary to a
choice. Gen. Simjleton's efforts therefore
were directed particularly among the south
ern senators, many of whom where his inti
mate and lifelong friends. Excepting Mis
souri and one or two others he
received assurances that sat
isfied him that at least twelve votes,
south of Mason and Dixon'^ line, were safe
for Chicago. These promises were iterated
and reiterated up to the very hour the com
mittee met. Analysis of the vote shows
that but five of them, Virginia, South Caroli
na, Maryland, Georgia and Florida
respected their pledge. Louisville received
three votes, two of which were the votes of
the Kentucky members and Pat. Kellj, of
Minnesota, a staunch friend of Chicago, but
who cast a complimentary vote for Louis
ville, with the understanding that on the
second ballot they should both vote for Chi
cago. On the third ballot the Louisville man
voted squarely for St. Louis. Gen. Single
ton had all along counted upon from twenty
one to twenty-three to vote for Chicago on
the first ballot, and this was the condition of
affairs when the Chicago delegation ar
It was then discovered that many of the
southern people were playing fast and loose
with both the principal contestants. A fur
ther investigation showed that they were real
ly in sympathy with St. Louis, and that city
would receive their support. Outwardly they
were loyal to Chicago. It was next discover
ed that Mr. Morrison secretly favored St.
Louis, although it does not appear that he
threw any obstacle? \jx the way of Chicago.
But it began to be whispered about that send
ing the convention to St. Louis meant the
packing of the galleries in Morrison's in
terest. Some of the Morrison men claimed
that the Kentucky delegation could easily
be made solid in his favor, and that
the same might be said of Missouri and Ar
kansas. This with the full vote of Illinois
would give him a good send off. Mr. Ran
dall called on a member of the Hlinois dele
gation and asked if these rumors were true.
Being satisfied that they were, he heldahasty
consultation with Mr. Barnurn and dis
patched several telegrams to Mr.
Flower, of New York. The result
was that the vote of Pennsylvania
intended originally for Saratoga, was cast for
Chicago. Mr. Flower dispatched an agent
here on receipt of Randall's telegram, and
two other votes which the Chicago men never
counted on were added to their strength. On
the second ballot Mr. Barnum voted for
Chicago also. In this way the defection of
the southern members was offset, and start
ing in with fifteen votes the Chicago men
gained steadily, until the third ballot decided
the contest in their favor.
New Orleans, Feb. 24.—The foot race
at the fair grounds this evening, between
Kittleman, of Kansas, and Johnson, of
Pennsylvania, 125 yards for $2,500 a side,
was won by the former; time 12% seconds.
New Orleans, Feb. 24.—^The special
train over the Louisville & Nrshville railroad,
which left Cincinnati at 9 o'clock yesterday
forenoon, arrived here at 1:15 this afternoon.
This is the fastest long distance haul ever
made south. The special train with carnival
visitors from Cincinnati by the Northeastern
railroad, due this afternoon will not arrive
until after midnight.
HI 111 lSf OT'l!
10 West Third street, St. Paul.
I respectfully invite the attention of ladies and
gentlemen to my large, most complete and ele
gant stock of new Masquerade Costumes, for
balls, parties, theatrical performances, old folks'
concerts, tableau?, &c.
Masks at wholesale.
Country parties, send for list and prices.
P. J. GIESEN.
We have more goods suited to the needs of the Workingmen
than any house in Minnesota. We want all the Workingmen
in St. Paul to trade with us, and can and will save them money
on every dollar they leave with us. We sell a good JEAN PANT
for 75c; a good Working SHIRT for 50c; Sweet Orr's OVER
ALLS tor 75c; a good common OVERALL for 50c, and will
surely save you a days wages on one suit of clothes,
Workingmen: Remember we guarantee to sell you goods at
less prices than any store in Minnesota. COME AND SEE.
' Cor. -Third and Robert Streets, St. PauL
The Best, Largest & Most
Varied Stock of
IN THE NORTHWEST.
We guarantee lower prices, easier terms and
better goods than any small dealer can possibly
offer. TRY US.
148 & 150 East Third St.
Grand Opera House!
L. N. SCOTT, Manager.
A Season of 3 Nights, Commencing
Monday, February 25th,
Wednesday matinee, 2 P. M.
Will be signalized by the appearance of th«
HIANK lUlnVO FRANK
FKANK B«l II I FRANK
FRANK IfIfl I U FRANK
SUPERIOR DRAMATIC COMPAMY!
In the Idylic Romance,
;:::: UnUblVCli isat?
(TIIK EVEHGJtEKn PLAY!)
Presented with Special New Scenery under the
management of MR. SHERIDAN COliBYN.
Seats now on sale.
Prices, $1, 75c, 50c and 25c.
L. N. SCOTT, Manageb.
% Nights & Saturday Matiuee!
Thursday, February 28.
Kate Claxton Company
SEA OF ICE!
A car load of scenery and mechanical effects.
Prices $1, 75c, 50c, and Si5c. Sale of seats com
mences Wednesday, y a. m.
Animal Carnival I
Monday Evening, Feb. 25, '84.
SEIBERT'S BRAND ORCHESTRA.
In Every Feature !
Positively no admittance to the floor except to
subscribers in full mask. Subscription lists now
open with Messrs. P. Thauwald, Paul Faber,
Frank Werner, J. C. Kahlert, P. J. Giesen, Platte
<fc Srein, Walter & Dreher, Mrs. Herwegen, and
with soliciting committee.
TICKETS—for gentlemen, 81; ladies, 50 cents.
Tickets to gallery, 50 cents each. Reserved
seats, 25 cents extra, on sale at J. Zahonyi*s
music store and at the door. 52-56
GIVEN BY THE
FIRST REGIMTIL BAND,
AT TURNER HALL,
Monflay Eieig, 1.25.
Tickets admitting lady and gentleman, $1.00.
All are invited. 55-56
OF 1 THE GEEAT
$11,000 Assignment Sale
H E MAM
422 Wabashaw Street,
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25!
Will be a Gala Day for Bargains. A tremen
dous cut will be made in the price of
U ESB la sa 13 m £i w ifefl Bfli %^ ■
LA PORTE FLANNELS,
U Cassimers, U Cassimers,
CLOAKIK, LADIES CLOTHS,
Hale <fe Frost's Repellants, Etc., Etc.,
At less than the same goods can be purchased
by any dealer in the country. Every article in
the house a specialty, and an undeniable bar
gain. The people are realizing the fact that
competition in prices is suicidal to those 4rho
undertake it. They are given the benefit of
prices that could be given in no other way save
through failure in business. The creditors axe
the sufferers, and the people are the gainers
thereby. Every article has been marked at a
price that will surely sell them.
In Sis and File Dress Goods
We show prices that have never been equaled
in the history of the city. Come early and be
P. T. KAVANAGH,