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MR. M'LFaOD OX TIIE STANP
WHY THE COAL COMBINATION WAS MADE.
HE ADMITS THAT IT WAS TO RESULATE TRICE6.
BL'T tari THEY \PVUb NOT BE IXCREASFD.
The eommlttee ef tbe Kcvv-Yorh P*nate char_*d
with tbe iBTeMlgaltaa into tbe Kendlna? mai iaal
B**i itt effect upon consuinvrs ta this Stiite lieid a
B6B8Ma yes'rrrtay at tta Hotel M"tropole. There a*BT6
pre-ent (rcneral Murtln T. McMahon, I li.ii.n.nn; Jacob
A. CBBMb. George L. Erwlic 1-trick 11. MrCarren
aad Faflward P. tttajaa, of tlie commtttee. Tlie i ail 144ll
of the comiuitfp.*, I'anl*l (.riffln, of WBbBltewn, tete
graphed Uiat lie was ui.itble to uiTivc bc:e In tlinc
to ..Tteaid Uie meetln., owlng to tbe -now blorUade
resulttLg from tbe B8**raP8 rtonn fn the nortliern pnrt
of r7a* Strite. HM place waa occuplcd by Thoius.?a
.ta. kaon.
fhe wit4ics.es cxuraliicd wetre, Oeorge A. Mc
Leod, prestdent ot the Phlladeiphla atid Keadlnu
Uailread Compnny; J. Bo**_BJa*l Mii.weU, pre>1dcnt
of tba New-Jersey Central ltnllroad Compioy.
und aaaaaa f. nauer. praMaaal ef Uta Hral Battoael
Rank of New-York Citv, tbo M6t two being alao **e
cently eleeted e-reet-fa af ihe D4*afl**ara, I_r_s_Brtranna
hnd TVeeteni Kallro-i. ('ompaiiy. The Bret altnaat
t,worn wm .taorejB a. Mel_toa, who waa eaamfcaaa1 by
Mr. Jae-kson, on hj-Mll Of C_a-*ran_- McMahon. Mr.
31ola<*od BBM that tho lea*cj bad been muda by the
Readlng Rallroad Company of tbe New Jeraey Cn
tr-i, the Lcbl-li Vulley and tbe Port Readlng road*
He wa* a*kcd il lav BtatkltaaaBTB <>f Mw Rort Roadlug
road were riib-tautJally Ihe aaaaa as O-kN of tta PhlBv
delphla and Baadlnf Ho n-plied tbat tlit-y were Oa\
thut iu fael Baaa of tbe aectjrtttaB of Uie- Pari Beaalng
Company arere 0*8*08 by Bha Bte*__lBRBBiB of tho
|_______B*aa n:;d _teaa_BC.
THEY ARE FAVOR.1BLE TO EACH OTHER.
Q.?What Is the relatior.-hlp tatween tta two com
pajileei A.-The Btoeh el tte Ferl Baaitag ComrHtny
ls owned by a aeai4t*aeBoa ronipa_y, and tliut com?
pany ln it* tfeneral |BBltay M favombl* to tlie Phllailel
pbln and Roadlug EtaUroad Ortinpany.
Q.?What or? tbo aaavMloai el theae conti-actH ln a
geiier*) way? A.-The Rradlu? ( ouipaiy ledsrt lha
j.-Mi-ii Valley ro.-.d for a Bertoo of BW yeara iu tbe
orxiliiary wav, guarantocing B p.ir eent upon th<- -io k
iur u coruiin p-iiod and 7 i?:i- c-ut tteraaltaer, aad
_.tor tbe 7 pei eent J__- been ean.tst Uie nei revonue
therenlrer !.-, illvl'lert e.oaUy betwoen tl.c twe 66B.
BBB-68.
U.-Doc? aov to-.itrol o?er Uie general *___-age_a4m
of tt.a Leiiiuh Valley road reetaTn in lt aamer tbe
tomii ol thls le*-- I A. No. -lr.
U.?Ilu't lt priM-Ucullv u coii.olldaUo-i of the piop
arty i aV.-Not u t anwlldatlon. Jt ta ft Maae, purc
Bnd almple. We Bliall raanaaaj tte company u- w*
xrould under unv Mher taaae.
Q-Of couise witb ti.e power of removlng oraceral
A->'ot oflici-i-s of tbe Uhlgh Valley BMlrood Com
unnv. Tliev retnin their ortmntzatlou. ,- any leated
rdllioa/l d'^. We op.-rate H.'J road and they dltchurge
and t-mploy anv pc-rson they think ln lhe Interett
of tbe eompMrf BhoaM be employed or 6-tehnrgcd.
Q ? ln the coui.B of thal nutnagement wiil tbe
levei-al dcpartinents bo ander one head, a*, for ex?
ample the paaaenger n:i<t fretgbi dep-irttnents-tlrit
lt to say, I* lt ln your power to llx Uiat/ A.-It i
iu oirr taower. . .
Q-Itrttat tine with rosre-et to lhe rontrart. be
twei;ti tte Bew-Jareay Oentral nnd the Fm-t Keading
rosrd I A?Vcs sir: I bclleve it 1 .
o^l. tt a f.-i't Hud theae raadB, the riiiiiolelphla
and Readlfic. th* la-hlgh Valley. the Bew-Jeney Cen
tral aad 1'n BeaCliifc bave pmUeaUy the con
trol of Ibe cs.al _-it:r*l),'rtitl.in to the city ol Xew-YorB
or the Ptote of N"xr-*inrtt r A.?Bo, sir.
T7IKY TRAXSPORT OVER ONTvUAEF TTIE COAL.
Q.?Isn't tlmt tme with rerr-rn to tlie anthrarlte
coe.1 buslnessl A.--No. sir. Tbey Iiave a niajority
nbout 7 per ccnt of tbe majority of tho (iiitlu-dtc
that ls, ul>oiit 7 per eent over oiie-IiUlf.
Q.?I'nder these Jea'.''8 bctween tlicso four road*
U lt practlnble for one ruanagciii"!il ahaohlte*y ta
Ci.ntrof the 1ian4nt_B%atlon of coal wltbln or to thls
btate 1 A.-No, 5lfT '
(..?wiu vou pi a?o explala how that _*ana*Kyrtaaen
would be regul'.ted7 A.-It wlll be rernlab-d on tho
"^jtx-.os we control hv as, aod on tta roada con'rolbd
bv other people, I euppose it would be re-'u'.vd DJ
tfiem. ..
Q.?Wbat do vou niean by the rotdn you control 1
A.?I mean tho Lehlgh Valley und lhe fUfadlng I
Tho Chairman-What la tbe relatfoa cf tbe fn.
Btnictlon Company of the F*>rt Reoding roail to the
Raadtng road f A.-Thc onici-ra nre friend. of tlie
F.eadltiK road.
Q.-Aro thev not identlcnll A.?In mhw casos
they aro. __ __. .
Q.-What are the otber competinc llnea ln tlie eoeJ
traftici A.-The PeaBBylTaiua Rallroad Company,
tta Dalaware. Uicliawunna ai d B'eatern und tte l>e!u
ware iiiul lliidr"ii Rallroad.
Q?Are you at Bberty to 'late whetbT any ol these
roada you havo mriiti'.ned are ln negtrBattoa lor Jotn
ln_ the comblnationl A.-No. slr.
Q.?Vou tldnlt a r'.llry Inaugurated !>y youraeu
to control th'-4e )ea*e?l freadl woaM aiTei t Delatvare
and faacliawartlia .t ln-laware and llnd-on aas to ibe
trariBporiBilon ot ooali A.-I tb.ink not.
Q ?You are aware tbat Uia-i-e bag b'-cn a rptnge
roceiitly ln the dlrectory oi tha D.-liwaro f)iid Laeka
wanna and the Jemey C-ntial. To whal do yoa -
critK; tbat rtiangc? A.?1 inppoae the staxkholdera ol
those two loada iiiui.-'ir thal Ibeh* IntereaU wonM M
eerved n:.d tha! ii atlBbl ba atataallv beneflclal. I
Imagine It was for tbe pn**po*e "f effeeBng 6 lur
?non. -ii* p I!c_y tatweeri the fTjfferenl n i?:?-.
m y_]i,, th',t~!i'' poliey udopt d by yonr road wlll
be wionted i.v the other i ?.<!-" A.-w-n, i '
O.-Do von know bow tbe price of coal dellivreo ln
th.. citv of Beae-York or the -' ita I S ? > n
tateaf A.?So far a*' retrnkktlnK lt, i <l ail thlnh i hnve
bid mti.h to aVi wlUi it- 'Itio deaaand ba eoal bai
repulnted tlie yr ??? I tb. k.
HOW F1U.TS ARF. PIZID.
Q.?So far at t'-'se railr ,ad? affect the prlce ol 606]
Uiat ls Uie co*t <>f tnnsp.ru-iiii. How 1- thnt fixed?
A.?Tta tiwraeportatioa ratos have not been ehaaged t r
tevriwl y*nr?; the same ratc-s have b'-en ta toKe f " len
yenr*. They are liT,(l bv WBMltaUoa azoong the ' tl
rlers, aad undei- Ibeaa taate. they trBl be flxed tbe
karue way,
Tlie ciuiiniaii-l fear there tas beea an rxcai >nal
deji.u-ture from n !.-.?: - ? ii". bave
b;x,k'ii ioose from the regulatlon, buve
A.?xot one; U.e.y have all charged the mme i alla i ?:?
Q.?1"nd"r BMa nciw armncem'.-nt, do 1 umlci-fni 1
you f> aay ibat Un muaagement o. tbe-e tevcral road*
wiil nacet a? formerly to .niJiiBt ti.e prl.-e <>f tmntporta
tio.i of coal I A.-i'.c(i-(iv.
Q. le tbe Braallng road a prmdiirrr nf rnal 1 A.?Xo,
alr; the PhlbMelphla aud Readlng Coal and li ? Com
pany aeodaeea b targo uuantltjf .' i wl. The <
Irou company'i enpita] ttoch li owned by the fhila
delplila eril ll
aV
Cii.il
tta . .
eent, poatlbly le-*.
y.?Do you ln,,'**- w!?t; |he otber roadt prodnee?wbat
prjtporttaol Aa?The Lehlgh Valley pi doe. a rtrftJ
j>r portloo; tlmt Ib, theli '"d company doea,
y.-T.'ien ijntii companlei earn lor other pro.
A.?Yea; reri jeiajely. li-'tii iii- Xew-.lertey <
aml iachtgh Valley. Our ootnpanv currtei tatt foi ,
duoi-rs: aboal BO i>-r cenl of the coal rarrled by the
HeadJ-c ls prodnoed by the Pblladelphla arid Beadlng
Coal and Irju Company.
CJ.?Does not tius armngemeht ir"t'.ve..r, theae com
panlea. nut lt !:i y ? ir power to rahe or lower the ;?
of eottll A -I tlilnli n"t. I d" not be-teve i t uid
ralso the ptie? al coal wlthout tlie co-operatton ..f all
the other i .., .-.
CO-OPERATIOX MXOBS RF. BA8IEB BOW,
Q.?Aud do yea thtab tliat that i*oH>parallon of tha
diftercnt maii.'icr. rtiviitB would bo Just ai dJfBC-ll i . gel
at beforo this arraagemaal was made? A.-I'o-ih!;.
not.
Q.-Aie th* BaeeraJ Beal ftaldi reachedjby thete dtfter
ent lin.T. eoinpeUtotrt iu tbe coal market? I under
fctanU theae roadt ran ta Blfferenl jrn:. _j ,;,.
cofil tegi'ns and tranenort tha commodlUei Irom lb<
varlou, tuiiici. .N""W, i wi-h to imrv ,f theae mlnea
(?o raaejMd ure compeUtor* ta tbe < ad market i a.
Oenait iv.
Q.?wm thia comblnatlon of roadt tn any wlae affert
tta eempeUtlon between lhe teveml min. Ae-You
mean, do you imi. In your Quettloa, wtathcr lt wlll
uffect Ibe roii-uin.-i- ol C all
Q.-N... sir; I mean the prlee at any point of tbe
trnr.ap ,r*atio:i; wbetber It wiU be blgber or lower sl
anv puir.t or ut any timo from Hie. moment if li mlned
ui.ul lt 1. delivered to the A.?It tna)
offect H. flnti nndonbtedly xv.i! al aome pointi,
Q.? Wl at p" :.:si A.?There nre hnndred- of them.
Tta object is r"t to ralse ibe prlee of . oal: tbe obb ?
ls to cqu?li*e the vruv of eoal Coal ims been eellln
ln bome place* l.-.-.ii' Haii it ongbt to aell, and ai
iiiia ano m-a.ui -.
;.-To what extent la tbat Phlladelphta i 4 Beadlng
1 afld lixai: ' '?: i> II v B pi dm - : - vv hal I ' ' I
entirc oiitpnt do tbey tupply I A - Al ui _8 pei
< *Lvi !^__f3U . yjfrS ?!:'^TV
m
Xillil
Mra. Xmrtnda Patalty
ot Newburrti, J.. T.
"For averol yeara I wai badly afflicted artth ecieroa
and Acia-rruki -..re*, cov-rlng alnioat the wholo of on? sldo of
my far*. nearly to th? fp cf my head. Runntng aorc*
dlacharged from b.th eaio. .My eje* wcrt very bad, the
EyelklsSoSore
lt waa palnful openlng ot c'O'lng thrro. For neAily a
yaar I aa* ao denf aa to be unaUe to hear anythtng. I
went to the ho-i.ttal and hnd an on*ratlon perfoi-med for
tha rr-moval of a catarart frotn ane eye. One day rr.y
t'.tft hronght m* two difTerant medldjiea, on? of whlch
wa* Ilood-a fiarwrarllla. and offered m? the choice. 1
a>ck IIood'A Snraaparllla and ei-sadiially began to f<*"l bcttei
and Btaaaa, nnd Hlowly ths sor-a on my eyea and tn my
tart healrd. I can now
Hear and 8eo aa Well aa Ever
Tbare ar. only allRht traco* af th* ecraiaa. Whenev.r
I are jleod's Sonaparlll* now I elwa.VA f*el llke bowing
anH *?yln? 'ttiwik you.' Frlend* who have n*t eeen iiie
- ie. i begaa taking
Hood's Sarsaparilla
look In .unri*. and a?k what did u.e ?o rauch food."
Mlt-s. A. PAISfaEV, 170 laand.r Stro.t. Nfivbur*.,. B. Y.
tlOOD.** PI1.I.S MB14 all IdVfT Tli*. Blllousne**, etc.
other*- It haa ly-cu alllng too lilgh. and the ob'crt xv*
Beea tu attab) now u to cipiallM ft and do nvmy wltb
ini.i.iiemui and comrnl Uon* oi vartona unda, wmch
mflterlallT affed tbe nrlce of eoal. Oertalnlf 1 do aol
tblna etail v-lli ba anv higivr on tbe averaf* than it la
tu dav iiiivvlier-. A- an lllu-tnitl<"-;i, tner- Il a pjace
uot t'cn nni??- fruin th.> eiiy ?f New Yort where a targe
(juiintitv of cnal is ronaiimod thal the proaaari aa
gatUng at an aveage pTie. dellvered oftOBS, while
tlie oonsnmen nr.' paylni. nh avcrage prlce of 85 85.
Thea ia 81 BO per 'ua gri'iip lo tl.e ml'ldlcnvn-? fhe
men itandlng betaraen tba prf-luxxr imd Ua eeOaamer.
Thal pi w)mI we wi*h ta d . away with.
Th. Chalrraan Yoa Mfet to the agenta of your rcrm
MBMe nt UM vartona p./lnts? A.?Not nA-entu uf tt't
.-..fnp-ii'!'" . bnt mlddlcmen, who at taaaaalTN up n
control tho triide. nnd they do it nio-t elT'i, tunl'.v'.
Thea, for In.tatice, la thal 81 BO. F.v.rrb.idy wlll
adtiilt thnt K-l I- ei "i.2li fa a nmn t" ri-oeJvo for tutiln;
ti i eoal Into hii raa anl (leilverinp it fo tho con
aumcr. We mv geuing 98 ?"-> lor Ihe eoal ir-cd ot that
ptace, and thc c inaiimi r ta paylnf B%35.
q ?wo'l what wuv.id he hnve tu par nnder thi*
nrrnnp-in.iit ? A.?He weahl n..t Bia to pay any
mor'-, aiiil lt mlgbt ba leaa.
TO AVI l'i". OfT TIIE yinTATaEMEN.
Q.?Hoiv can fo* w.pe ont your niiddlenicn 1 A.?
Wefl, ynii leava tbal to us; wo wlll taite ciAraof trmt.
Q.?WeaT, we would ltlie ??> BBOWl A.?w* wlll sell
the cual onr.^Icei.
Q.?Dlrert to Ihl ron.-nrnrrf A.-Not dlrect to thc
con-i-imer eaaetly, bat to the me*. who handlc It threaah
Q.?Tbey are mldClemcn, nre they n.-.tt A.-TIiey
nro n?t cnlled nilddlemen, thev ar-* abaahrtelf Beeaa
(?nrv |o thc trad*.
Lv t-c: ator Mecarrafl :
Q.?Ar- the eompaalea arohf rool at a loaal A ? in
mnnv plaeaa, fea.
Q.~U the price at tho BMboarl lcs* tlmti ot anv
pointe ln pennsylvantal A. Ta, sir: t'.at I- u ft.ct.
Q._.it |a ti eanallxe tM. liflaanra rnal ti.l? itrifitiaA
?ani haa b*en enterad Int/.t A.?Bot wlth aterenre
to n.-av v. ra, bnt wlth reference to Iho whole country.
q._A- bctwicn N?\v York uial PhllaBe'rpIila, how
win that equallatlotn h* rrachadl .a- If v.TH t,.*
reaohed by a dlfferene* tn Bauaportatlon.
Q.?Wlmt WOUid Ix- tl.e cffert of ral-i'iif the nrlco tn
Kew-York ur luwcrine It ln Pr-nnaylA-antal A.-l lo
not thlnh the prlce wlll rhnne.- nt nll h<tween }2V'o
plncea. thonirli p-rsalMv ; the dlffeaaee betareai i*Aew
Vork and ivnnavlvanla la not verf K'"..l t.eilnv.
Q.- lt la ni.uut in i-i t- pa iui.. li lt i.'l4 .a N ?:
not thut rnnch. The dUfeanc* l.-ctvroen the l<\u to
New-York aad I'liiladelpliin t.a oaly Btxnit gve per
Cel.l.
Q.?Ciin vn-i glara nn Inrtonec ahnvvlnir tl.e dliTiT-etien
hetween the prl e of roal nt .ume potal ln "Penn*rItBnla
nnd nt Bew-Yorhl A.-Thc avaage prlc* ?t Bew
Yorll for the ln-t hre yeius Iuia b?en about *i. 80 B> r
ton, thal ia t" lldeavmer. Iu Plnlad.-lplila It fina
been abonl 93 OO.
g.?Where doei the ni'.dciemnn cumo Inl A.-He
romea lu il ml tho Ua. Ihi ?HMf atarta frum ti:.*
n.l: e.
la. AVhnt is thc cnii-o r,f the dlff-rene,. ln thr roal
if . nl betweai BeW-York and Phlladefpnla 1 A.
I thlnt lf i- <!ti" to the ea. r .Ive eomp thi. n >.f a I
men ln New-York. We pay two rommlialoni on the
ton ol 'vii !n -?'lilii2 nt N-vi Yoiv. rhal i- whal
reduce. the avorag ? prl. -.
(... How long Imi Ihl pro ?? ? I di i llng wit!,
mlddlemcri been In exlatencel A.?1 ahould tl.lult
?liu.. lhe nni iira. li*- ' "al vva- flrxt uilii"! nnd <tla
trlbnted.
i,... ii: the preaenre of Iho mldllemcn raulted
Bt any llme In tbe hiitory ..f yonr eompoBf ln c-mi
I lt tn tell roal ai a h.--' A.?Yw, ulr: ever
Une* we imve i.een lotng bualnea. Al cerl ln tl ,
we bave been .eUlng roal al ?> iu* ln nll diaeUona.
For In ' incp, there have been tlmei xx i. ? -:i w* - .Id roal
Ib tb ? Wc?t ,' fl per ton I"1--.
Q.?Hnve you - d.i nt a loa in aSaaterlf dlrfcilonal
a- Y( -. Ir.
Q, -api ..- t'.- mlddlemen w ahollihed: woold
not thla sl -" per t n whlch yon aj goa t/> 1
nn then to the romponyl A, Well, *?*<? BboaM tr,
iu get n good pi ipoiilon of lt,
y.- ll.,". much would ??.. to ti," aellerl i. there
rm AIr*i-*l ?.' !..!:??" t beoefli i- wUI ,."?!??<? frorn it
:A. i itimild thlnh !?.?? would gel n llrrcl beneflt lf
we runid rave fl e<> w*e conld air, m to a,ii h to hlm
Iowa.
AVII \T COB8 H.tltATION" MD.
Kr, MeLeod volnateered a afntem'tit ?. foliowa!
?"Thea u uno phaa of this maiter v..u bav* aol
broughl nut, and thal .- tba a*BeflM th. people dotag
? i-,;. - (.... tha ip,,., ,,f thea rtavla aill raeelve f: .;
?'.- leaiing of the Lehlgh Yahey road, fft believ. II
wui bo very faat. Wi can gtv. ib* people ' I
-. ti <-. qnlcka traaall fur thelr treight, aad, a ?
belleve, tnurh knrer atoai beeaaa Um eaparienn ol
?i.i- ve.-v thlai in .tiicr dirsetiuiia haa ihown lhal the
people i.avc beea gaaUf beoedled bf |n*t inob > m
- illlatl .?:- ???- vit- rn.- bow conalderlBg. Pa Inatance,
v a will uke the i li - ot) >Ued bf tlu VanderhUI .
ihc Liiit- bhora road la 1881 ir,iii-pi:'et| a tonnage ol
1,350,000 tOBI. Ir. lnOl th<*v etrtted ll,Vil,oi)i> tunx.
tn i-.'!(-.'..-?? r,f t,in,ooo loo*. T.'i-v reeeived
,n gi xi recelpta for bandttog that bailnen ln ls'ii
9318,000 ica-a thaa thef acefrel f..r baadBag 3,000,000
toni i"-i ovat tra yoar- Bgo; ibI whll. tiioir inereaa
in tonnaaj vv;,a 8S par cent, Ihelr aaeraaai Ib acelpt*
wna 2 1-1 per ccr.t, Wlth an laeTBBM of niil'-ii;* nf 11 I
mltaa.
"Tha MeW'Torb Central reeeived t.-n ye^r- nrrr, f ,r
hanlBag 10,000,000 toni of fr*)fht.9QS,O0OaO00, and Ib
i-ui tbey reeeived IBS^IBO^NM far handllni io,-20-.,ou.i
Mni of faighL Their tasiaasaj iMiaaaal ta j^.,
?vlillo their recelpta were only u little over 1 per cnt.
N ,iv, If thea rond? hnd not reduced their *Xa* B888 bf
tonaoBdatlon, their e*rtlBe*ta woald aol hav. baen
?? irth r'.vii.r i.wiiy a-day. Ucio la a praelleal d<
Mii'lHi of the beiioiit- of tba eonKdilaUoB. n rth
thea roada conMaef imndie P,(xifi,ooo tonn of
lielgbl I r Ihl aajopll for nolhlim, as compared wlth
tci yeara agO. Tb* people pet the t?iic(lt."
Q.-I-i.'t lhat due tu legialutloii, to ma* cxtcntl
A.?Nni at nll. It ls due to ImproVed melhud- Of
rallroad operatlon.
Q.?AVell. then, vvrnihl lt Ive fnlr to iia.umo that If nll
tho road* wea praeUeallv under tlie ttuijugeiaeai "i
une eorporaUon, tlm public troald ba eorreipondlngly
TAK
AYER'S Sarsaparilla at all seasnns. In the Spring, it rrmoves thal
tircd feeling, cleanscs and vilalizcs the oirculation, aud preparcs 0:10
to successfu'.ly coutond with the .lchilltfiting eflocts of tho heated tt-rm.
In the Summcr, it quickcns tho appetite, regulates the liver, and
makes the weak strong. In the Autumn, it tones up the nerves and*
protccts tho B.vstem frorn malarial influcnceB. In the Winter, it en.
tiches lhe blood, and invigorates every organ dnd tissue of the body.
Ay?R'S
SarsaparUla is the best all-the.ycar-roun.l medicine you can find. It
expela tho poison of Scrofula and Catarrh and the acid that causca
_^D,CumatiBm. It makes food nourishing, work plcasant, sleep refreshing,
dod Ufe enjoyable. It i? the Superior Medicine. Mies A. L. Collins,
TftgtiUfTA, Maas., writes: "For flve yoara, I have used Ayer'u Sarsapa
jilfi. each spriug and fall and rtceived wonderful heneflt from it.**
8$at?r^8 Gay, 70 Cross St., Ontre Fails, R. I., says that for spring and
_r__mmevrcomplaiot_, he has found no other medicine equaMo AYEli'S
SARSAPARILLA
CrepAred by"Dr*J*0.Ayer _c Co., Lowell, Mass. Sold by Draggista Everywhem,
Mafa? cria^aWi' o4abe*st wMl cure ytm
b*net.t/4di Ap-Weh. I be'.lrve they would. For ln
Btanee, vou enp oow* aetad u rrelirnt car from Nr-w-Vork
to Chtcairo ln four or iei div*-,. wUereee it uaod tt> tnke
over :, n.<x*ith. Iraprtavcd niiiwa*. Iwllltlea ennble u*
to haadto *t a4 le-a, <o*t. Then Bfain. ara e-pc-t to
i iuoduco c.al BtBLer otr preaent arrur.|.ement ui much
toM io.-t fia-i ever before, becautc "p can
r..ina,p. oir colllerlos at bttiat _dvunUi_*e. We cun
mlne coal a.t *kB-lOBa when there la ii?- dernan" for
lt. if ihe i' ple U" Boi v.n'n the eaal at ti_.t tiu.e
wo (.'iii ator. lt u.'.i:. it U wui.ted. ,.?.
Q.-|I:.s not tba p.-o-ia. ilon ?( <onl been rcsttlcted
hewtoforel A--Ve*. 1*1 . have be?? comina* to
K?4i.*r for aeveral xc.r* and tald tbey would maUlti
at but thr" l*-**; iiot restrictad. _^ _
g.-'iiiey luvo jiot Bead ap to tbeJr agreemen'a?
A.-Jhiv nava L.t dtvid'-oiy.
\VIIAT A KO MONOPOTaY MIOBT DO.
Q.-If your coinpiifiy repulated nll tbe tro-iportatton
tt cnai f.oui lha nilnee In tho coal refdons ln Fcfin
tylvanta, would lt rtaalt In brlni-liig down the price
ol cni ta tb* lea't Be4__ble mlnlinu.nl A.-I bcllev.
I Couid pri : .,-? - aa] te tbal tb* average prlce wonld
i,,. i,... t_ the coraumer, a *i tavc .ti<*.t><).'">.<>4>?? peatdee,
lf 1 controli'-d ail tlie minti uinl all Uie rouds le.ul
lliU to tbe ti.Jjiea. __, __. __, .
g.-At I underataad lt. tbls enmMnntion 1* ln
teoaed t*> Ineraaae tba proflboa th- eaal t.-fi.e ou tbe
roida l*adlug t?> theae mlnoa. A.?lt la.
y - Can yea itve In ismud _uumbers the annunl
lo_ji.ia.-e of Conl fn.naportr.J by tho f.-lr c-ompanle
l_nvolv.il ln thls toiubiliatlon I A.-Y?a adr, 'J4.0U0,
IBJO t' :. ?
o - What ls Uie total umonnt of ronl tran*morted~
. apeak of anthrnci'c* coal l A.-40.a<'*>,Ooo lotaa.
'...ire jrou Mn-Ular with tho pr**p*t-4loiM or the
aci paitcd the oilicr dav by ti.e New .Insey L.-gi?
Intnre? A.-I thlult ll was tntrcduced for tbo purpoae
,i .ivin- io tle BUnorlty BtoekbaoldarB tbe rleht tr.
come in, oi lf they did not want tx> <-omc la, Ui*n It
provlde* tb?t thev ahall bo pald for tfielr xtock. A*
j iiiiiu-i-tai.d lt, aa tii" law of Bew-Jereey atenfla b
road oaaaM bc taaaed to a fonlga eonp*rat.on vithout
fbe uiifliilniouj eotirient of tbo stoehliolders. Of courte
lt It lnipuaiible ro a-et the umtiilu-uu.-a ccanaeiit of
itorkhoMerf, and tlil- B-MPly niRkes prortiloni for
dlaaentlng irtockhold*.i* to bo rald whatever Ul? atork
ls xvorth.
liy j?i.utor Krwlri: _ .
Q- 1* ... rhls nevr orfanlrntlon ln uny way nfTect
the peepM 61 tho Btafe of New-York, ln rour Jud*
mentl A.?1 Uilnls lt wfll BBeel tbem beneililalli
wiiere our llnej exteod Into New-York.
Q. Wbere ls rho; t A.-Fi-om \iuvertey, iv T.
to liu'iii'o thal b? lae Lehlgh vail.y. lha Bna^ya
EflMea. Tbe pr-'-nt tomp-ny wn4 oraaaltat BBfler
t!i" law. of peniiKjlrBniB, but the oXteiibiuii.s tn N?xv
Vo 'i were, I tliiuB, organla-ed under __6 l*ws of >ew
Q.?wi.at u to ptavaal your e-eabtaM compnpi*
_*ba Laeka'aatapa raiMoa about . per eent mor1
, oal tban the I'diuiyivinlB.
Q - xs.iinilnjf tbal the poltry of Tonr company wn?
acc-p'.d br lie Laekawanna, wonld Uu*.*) N auy
appreclable eompetlttoa lu the Mat- r Woald yoa nol
then be able to control the prlce of eeall A. -wen, we
mlght to loroe eatenl; yes. u> a rou-idera-lo e.xtent.
q-Vi.u wlll bave the pcrwer to *],, sot A.-l bope
go. I hope t" have tbe power to BUUte liclter returns
tiuin I have bei i n klng.
Benator CkBtor?Tbal ia one of tbe mrdlual r.-aaon'
for comblnlngi A. That i* tbe leaaotB?te -Mke ael
;.".? retulti foi aar etorl ImMi r*. . ___. _.
Cbali-uiici MeMahon- 5upp< -?' there waa lenlil-Uoii to
ic.ti'niii the compaoj ?-- from im renalng tlioj.nc* of ronl:
wouM i'.-'-!:i'."ii "f thal kl d Berloa*ly uffe*:f the eaav
pant \ I think not. B yim wlll lma* a taw timtuia
'i-i ?? .hall nol i?. Ilghcron the average than beretiflforc
ft wlll nol nfferi ll ar all. i do nol IhHik, iiowever,
w w?,ni.i waij v,,ii t'i lake ehncjr* >..' aad nm ,,nr
bii-lvv. bv leglaUtton ol tbat Mud, partleularly lf
lt would rompel Uae rtmdi I onerate al a leaa. lt
ls not iraBe fir lo tnka aaother iban's property.
(__ 1101 U the pubii'- liitcr-rt (].-inaii(ls It A. Tben
you tmghl ta take lt; but I do oot tMnh tliere hna
been anythlng done by aa thal reaidrea anv taeh rtc-p.
a. BOOBB8 MAXWJ l.l, ON TIIE s-TiNTi.
B. Rcgeri MnTweii. pr*BBlt*4Bl of tbe Chnteal _ta_t
rood -A N'-v .1. -.- ev, n.xt teattflet. Ha won asXed
more lairtlcnlaily U, r1ve Ike r4a_B6M vihy ha went
lnb, |ha dlie.I-.rv "f lha Jielaware. L____iwai nu
and Weatera BMhroad _Mm*k-ay. Be fatd ba bud
th,?::.-:.I "f dotng so for some yenr*, nnd LIs el I *J
aad ;., partleolar i*e#erenee t" tlio leasing i> tba Read
mg of tba Bew-Jeraey f.-r-trai. T? f.-ne eatanl tba
Central araa aaar-p-iu on Itt owa acconnl nf aftaMiaf)
ftx (rlendly retattana alth "ti.rr tokieaM, lie. a:.d
Mr. Rjili-r, both of the BeW-JeBBey .'eutr.-.l Mrectonr,
i, ni gone lato lhe La4?a_iwaiM-_, bal t'.*v wer'- ocily two
out of (lilrteen niembcr* of tho trnird. a
A ked a.-- to hl* oi4r'ou on Uie p-lce of coal r*>
Balttag from tbe Baadtng eomMnatloo, i* .old ka
thought lt w.niM hav- Ute effeet of adcavljlr.g tle
-ui .. Ha bi :--i tbe pei ntage ".' th int-raatte
coalcnrrylng ttrnde bat*4*r*d by Iba Delaware a-d Had
?on ta t," i" or il per or-at* and laal ef t'c La-C-av
wn- ii 1". 1 '2.
1)0 v bj know Bf nnv tir~ ' I '? * bali t ttvida
n i a laekawanna raadal A.-Tnere
fj slrire tJi* !? ' Jeraey (??-trai nuy vo|r..
,n Hslng lhe -f Of ..il.' A. Boni ;.t all. We
. of coal. :'? ?? Ne * J' r ey i 'ei I al
a'a?*bev*r r. pr?-? Bted at tlae cpi '?? '?" a bera f. r tlxl'.u
i . | |ee ol roal.
a ked if 11 ara ' ad I aa any ehanaaa la BM Baaa ln
tb* M-ivtri. oi Bm Bew*_4*ra*y (?-itraJ. Mr. Maa-traB
rtpll'd tti ii t BBM a ninn Ind baaa cIk.ii-.sI. Tliere
ii.i.-i.f be -"in" rhangf In tr.in Mittca, n:,.-:-i,r
gre ler farlBUea wouM be afl ?. I (tbe po Bc h' i>s
,,.vt. nnd .i.i.' BBghl re. ult i-i cerlaln changea. Re
;??(.- Um lea '!' P? ? I '? '' ? Be i ler ??*
i.-r-i i-i - ii r- ?, Mr. V. *'?"? ....... ? f.,..
let* :? r
. : ? - -f. *ii*
ng aa reaaBiy
? Tba io
.- ui 'i.-i-:.i It onl ?' ?! tbe prlvtl. i
41 ... ui % Bdnorlty itoekl ? oi t ? rn nd rtng Ibi
ilock (itbT il the n.ar-'t ptiee -eS-ea haa Baaa
,VXH i ed or at a palea t.. ba i:i"*i i>v ?
CUIIIUl
?i ?.. iea e by U.e I Itag r tl i n.-.??-?<?"??
f tbe b
of 1 "? ' ' arM. ii
, mil". .1 watei li . i. II. b I
, .. . . i ? . ' . -. woaU derli
,t 1 , | : .. I 1 ?
illlanee r. ultl ig ta Mrgei U URe. The < ampetltuiii
... t-.v., -, tlie t? > , otnpa ? ? ? u i. i, ?: iii
area "f '? nntry, Tb4 Read -'? ? I '
: : .: :, Runba al yaara bnd i
, ? ? , .... , .. | ..
...,:, ;, i :?.,- faclllltefl f.r UAA, and lha fadU
,i0. am i ,? itlU r MU rntarged bere.
l -.1 .-]>- lhe Bew-Jetraey tanlral waa banllni t i
,. ,j ,,. - || _ ,' . | th... work; now tbe
Readlng ls doing it all for II alf.
LEASES Wl i:i. BEPT f*Kt*1U r.
Mr. Meteod, K'uriilu,.' i" tbe itand, aald: "I
, , , Kpbita lo ii." eommlttoe tbal Mr. N
and Mr, llaker, repre ntl .- Ibe BewJeraey (Mnlral,
,:.i n0| know i tra? r.egotlaUng wllh lhe Lehlgh V-tl
i .- for tbal road arhrn i aiada the arrangement witb
the Pari Readlng raad, boi dM lha Uhlgt Valley
know when J Buwle lha armafa-Beat, ''ntil II arai
( ,mpli '? l.'
r, You tteadlly kept 11 nt from Iheml A.-I dld.
N'.i'e of II i.i Bm *? ot It nnUl 1 bad nn u t'.- iiri-nn-'
????.? and tho preUmlnan agrwmenl waa Blgned
i'?- oblert ,.f lhe eon**rtilmenl waa t" nutho n* good
an Brrangemenl hi poaalbto for tt..- Readlng c.impany.
Oaorge V. Dakdr, areeiaeBt ef lha iii*t VafMBBd
Bank, and a dlreelor ta botb lhe t>ntral -UaBread
Compaay ol Bew-ier-ey aad tha Detaaaara, U-tM
?vaiil.a and Wl l-iu -U-UrOad CoinUiitiv, snld that be
did nol knew ju ,1 whal Ibere *vas for bba b, t.-.tif*
.,,. ne bnd been a Bto?a_hol4ler ln tba l_wfcawa__a
.' ompany lor lea yeara. Mr. *i ,,m teM Ma b* wantrd
hlm lo go Into lha boari a yenr b_o. Aa
i4, Bawell Baga'a aV**Btar-B_oa W;ut ln his
alnloti, nfiei lhe pablie fcetlag meaaad by aae-anee
., ,;? j thli eombinatlon had aabMiea, the ?>-?.?> w.mii
i ajM tbe prlee of eoal, B>. r.alier tai'l lie dld not tidnu
lhat woald loliuw. Ha waa -?t blm*"rf a eoal ex
perti bal a banker. Ha bad been a fdraetor in Om
New-Jemey Central Campaay Bea or -\ yeara
Benatoi MeCarrea wiint.-d to lmnw alkHharta eftect
tt:,. rombbutloa waBkt not ev.-i.tu.-iiw Bad HwH rr
peaUng lha taaratma altoajed fnylng ef the lato witiium
H. VaiidcrbiH. "TI,'- l-ubllc bo d-ninod," and aakef Mr.
i i,i;..r if ka W_4crlbed to BMl vlew. Mr. aBBa. ra
pUed : " I do i.'.t lubserlba to rbe n-mnrat whb b Mr.
VanderboTk aaM la i-uvomRde, araatlMa ha BBMMttat
not, v hicli 1 <lo uot tlili:!. be dld. Kor iui>"lf, I do not
tlitnk xv.. .nn gai aal-m?r viitbotit tlie pnbllo or wlrlinit
taelng |B a-ynipfltby witb them."
._,_'n or*l. r 10 niaU.i tlio roada pny, you would b
ln faror of ritlaiiig ttao gaiae Of coal ll B beeame nece.
aary l a.?oruilniy.
iu irpiT te Mr. Ei-wiii, iir. BahereaM ha waeeieeMB
a B-aaWMf in tba l.iiekawrti.nu roud -oni* Utm- ufler Ike
ReadJng len-e wa. ellevUMl, ntwl lt bud bit approvaL Iu
rikard to tlm h_-_-C4Balng oi BB_BflBB* puruu"! h| tbe
rivui. ,*iiii.iii,i"A, Mr. i.n.iii. iu re ponaa to the ,i:i,-'i". .
-aid be bopid bo BUgbl B4-T4 Inlluei.tlally botli orKan
lZ.1t.,IJi I,
ll'.iH-rt. w. I> I'Dtrit, eeaaael for the Central Rall.
road of Bew-Jeraey, flled eoplea of tbe Lehlgh Valley
und dh<- I'ori Beadlng Baltroaad Coiiipany taaaea b.
Ua- Re-dlng Company. The ctommlttee -ill ateel on
Tuendav e*7anlng, al 10 o'elock. in tt... library m Iba
Cupltol nf Alhany, aad a prMualnary report vmU i^j
r-ubmltted on the i*tb Intt., lu aixwidaaea wltU tlie
re<iulrementii of tho reaoiutl.m.
rv/'ir/.vr; MOYBBBBt 09 TFXAB OAXOAt.
hnn Anotnlo, Tex.. Marrh l-l.?The annii.il movoment
of cattlu from t-nitliwivt Tenua tn tho Ind! m Tcrritory
wiil licj-'ln Aprll 1, und a nuniber ef eBBBfBBa" l.nvo
aln-ii'ly b'.-eii made willi tho rallnaidt, tbe baawMat of
wlilih ia for Uao tnaiafer of OO.iiOO h.xod fix,tu Uio
JLaurel r-uch, In Nu.-i?> County. It la esilnaatod thut
tlaere aie no BBB thuu aiai.O.aO bead of csttlo ln tbo
tcrrita-rfl betwewu h*r.> aud tha ciaaat now waitlna for
.hlpnieiit to Uie North. lt Mlll iciulre ll.ooo cai. to
a.x oiijiii.vlBte tliis iiioVTiiiniit.
lionrd Turkei'a r',_at*d uiil-'K*4\*, ,bh.?, .ilad., laar'i
beada. *4_Uled l?n.u-_ a.*4o 49 tai* gr**, >'in.'.- cbkkcn aod
ofllur aur4_ All ool. naaaa by tbe pcniod. *'r auett*. lm
ptoU eb'eV.. ^^^AToo^t^m^
R.
sntTii Avajoa. i?" *? tal" ?tke?t.
34th ANNUAL
SPRING OPENINC,
WITH UNUSUAL ATTRACTIONS,
WILL TAKE PLACE ON
onday, IVlarch 14,
AND OONTINTJE THROUGHOUT THE WEEK.
Since moving Into new bulldlng we have grcatly enlarged all of
our departments.
CLOAKS.
It you are thlnkingr of purchasing a Spring Wrap or
Jaoket do not fail to visit our NEW Cloak Department <ad
loininff re-taurant). We make no idle boast in saying that
by so doing you wlll save from ONE to TWENTY DOLLARS
on each and every garment, according to quality.
MILL1NERY DEPT.
OUR HANDSOME XEW MILLAXERY PARLOHS, clegantly
turnlBhed* and affording every convenience to lady customers, has
nowhecome OXE OFTIIE MOST ATTRACTIVE DEPARTMENT8
IV OUR ESTAltLlSII MEXT. We are exhibitlng the XEWEST
8PBISG SlIAPES In trimmed TIATS, IOQUES, and BOXXETS,
atEXTREMELY LOW PRICES.
INCOXJUXCTLOX WITPL TfflS DEPARTMEXT, WE ARE
SIIOWIXG A SPLEXDID ASSORTMEXT OF SPRIXG PARA
SOLS.
BLACK SILKS.
tStora floor tr.atn bulldlne.)
U4Beh BLA4K aajfUH, -ita Urge two- gg
TuMiU C.H.OItl'.!) Itt'DS. worth 91.18..~
Pla.AiK MBBVEILLEUX, ata rfc* 00t> $_,25
OllIaD DESIOBB, woiili 4175. ?
bIaBOK duchebbe, ata. colorf.d ef- 1,49
FRCTS, wir'n afJBA..
RICK e-TONn- PEBBIAB DFa^IONS. all _ 49
pura Allk. a-rtii 92.S8 .
F1.F..IA.KT. NOVI.I.ri! s ln BliArK SATIN JgJ
0B0UB08, aeeth *- >0.
BlaACK .;r."t'N'i.s. wtfa rr.ai.or.ATi4.
, 0LOB1 l. DI BIOBMi uiuaJly BBM *'- 98 _ y"g
rr >nrd . ?n
-8IN.il lAPANTSF. f-TI.K. ?xt:a IBalltf, .Ij^
vrnrtri 90.. mfk
2?IN". tl (il'.OS OP.AIN, ui'ial dn.Ur Q'-al- ,7J
Two BXCEPTIOBAL BAfhBAlBB in aa> .9J
ptrttm ..rt . BOHMEBE l-INlsii BIMCB AM)
(IR..S OBAlMj aaal rrtc*. Bl 31 aud \^
9148, at .
OVF. CABI UP MO-1NCH denhle avnrp
Bf.K K nnd vVIIITC PLIID IFBAII i
nl.o.O PI8CBB ol eAcrllcnt o-oalliy ll)
1N( II lllll IH.F..U AHP BLACK Afl)
arUITB iTIIIPIil) *4lK.tlI. aaatt* , ^fl
N.ir., nl.
-vim-i iMvfftTFr) ur.ACK BVfUK, f)f"(
Wi :?'. ?l 10, at.
...VIN". M IMPORTF.D BI,A( K fil'RAH. J O,",
worth 81 TV at.
OBB 08JBI Of 22 OM II DOtllllavAVAHP
BM9BBBIBIB Bi.ai'X MHUii, wortu 4(4
rj ., at .
COLORED SILKS.
;i '.INCH I'lUNTI';) im.ia Slt-K, .^..i ".:.?? Qf)
BlB*, vtortli .1.
I viasii ail.tfs. vl". ' ' 09
? ?t ^ a-rtli *1.
.,-I.N.il PI..MN COIXIPaED I-.tlll-'- f-Q
av.aiip iNi.iA. BJ ,!,- aahaaea, wartb IL
H-IBCfl ? BU 'AM WIIITE JAPA- Qfj
Kil.lv. wo-th 8! 10.
-iv il ipj.am WB1TB JAPANi :; ^Q
IIAIII'T.AI, a.r'-li .1 ?.-.
-4IN. II AA lllll. JAP.ANT.Si". HAllVTAl, ^fj
v.orlli TtC.
r.Xii'.A HEAVY PRIMTEO hiTiAii ^y
Sll VluiAV Mll.l >. a.'iU) ?'.
StTPr.RIOB I1BAOE OP COLOREO P-l B
i.U.IM .- , -. a.i I ri.-n . K BBB. ?, at
rerf sitln Ba | rlrra.
MAOB1PIOEBT l." vI.ITY In NOAT.f.TY
BATIB BBOCABEB. 8L48, warlh *-';
91.98, wara 93 M 81.88, aatth 84.
V C..AIP1.1 '!?:?. AW.IITMI'.NT OP OlaACB.
TM'il.l.A.s ,i?i tPfUB BIIaBB, at ex
( ?: BB lf I ??' I c. ? ?
0KE CAMB OP Af.l.MI.u COLOHZD qn
i mi- DECIIIBE, v.erf.h 90... .*?.
10 PIEI BB S4-IBCH BLACB OROBBD IN- ??
im a .-n.ii. iiit.ti rteh-ei lored Icalg*.
1 , gjo vvlii.s PIB-HBAD CHECB TAPTB
tal r? ahMrea'i laaaea, UTtttfaaatcea* g.J
L,::.oi.,.nA, ararth85. .
DRESS GOODS.
(Bhwa Iaa, aa* balMhMf.J
AVF AUF NOAV PlfiPT-AYINO Ot'R aVATEaVj IM
POBTATI0B8 ln BICH Bl >Vi*T.TH'.s and OOMBIMA
TIOB BL'ITIBOB; IWtaa rv.na? fr.nti UM to 98.98 BM
'.:. -I.
WE .Afl.NTlON A P1BB COI.I.'atjTlON OF PABI8
DRBMEH aaWraBy rmhr*lda?d tn COMTfUBTIBi*
BBASEB or bir.it am, vi.i.virr noVaUB. aanBkaa
for itrfitor BVBalag WeBTJ prlciaa,
$9.98,512.98, and $14.98 per dress.
BLACK ?MLI*
GRENADINES.
0 *,i)0 YAP.Ua PluAlN Alil.-SlIiK AHMl'Hl.
(.Ill'.NaAlalN'Ta, IIBMha ivl.lr, ii..vr aold
b fw*. at Ma tl.uii *1. A"
MM YAJIDS 8AMK QUAIalTY. W1TU at.
fcATlN STHI \'l*. AND fl'ULKA MO, tt(\
Wurth Bl.fJ tae-r yard. '
FLOWERS.
IIAIIOAINS ln Yl'.I.ATli. ItO^Sra, worth 48c.
[.er liuncli, al .
'?miTSANTlll.Mt'MB. worth 50c. at .
VIOLICTS, wmth "">-'. a b'inch, at.
.24
.27
,1G
AlatO, A KiTali LUIa, of P1NE fJUIBOH flaOWEBB
AT THK LOWEBT PB1CEB.
FANS.
1.KTIRF.LY NI.AV DEBIUBB IB IIAXD
PAl.N11.iJ ( Kl.N'.A MlaK Jr'ANii, ivoith Q1
8175, Bt . *^-1
P1BB JAr'ANlaM", PAMB FOR KVP.VINU 4Q
AVr.AH. at. ?**"
VK11V NOYKL JAPANIvhii FANB FOR UKC* 1 A
OIUITION .-. '1U
A lot of BM-iiiiif,' Silver Tle
I'lns ln new il. si?n*. ut - - .10
LACES.
fatfjaj r.or BP iiiiin-i.raTitia bi.ack sh.k dp.a
Plliiv BfaTBl b.autiful noyoltit* ln oulxadim".
a\9WBOR*\ la Inch.-a nidf, at
01c, ti.ds, ,; mi. ai.OB. and BRAH.
LACK PARajiOI. KJVUH.S for UAflY CARRlAfins
frmn 78c to H04.
X?W OPLN'.avorx scrims for fancy work, mui
TTBOl, NOVBlaTjaCS IN LACE XlBlia ANB LACTa
VvEIUVNUa.
UNTRIMMED HATS.
WE WILL OPEX OX iMOX
DAYa full line of Ladies9 and
Children** untrimmed hat*,in all
the XEW LACE AXD STRAW
EFFECT8, in a complete assort
ment of Spring shapes,
RIBBONS.
WF, nAVF, iJRF.ATT.r EXTI.NDED Tni* DI'.PART.
MBatT, MM ?ro it.ovrlr.g tha FINI2fT AH80P.TMENT IN
THE C1TT, Ci. prUIng SAT1N ind OROS OP.AIN,
BATIN BOOM, PLAIN FAIIalaE, MoiKE. *4ld KACRE,
in tal i- .: -! Ma k.
KiNi; >:ii.i.i.v;;itv BIBBOB, 8 inch** arida. pa
aarth 40- pat yitd **..???
black sai'in riu.i;
No. 2, w.irth or... at 3*. yard.
No. 5, worth 10c . at 8' yard.
No 21, n-or'?i tiii:.. it 1*- yard.
Na. 40, werh 40c. at 24c yard.
MUSLIN UNDERWEAR.
Some very netv and special de
siyns ln Dratrcrx, Chemise?f and
(iowns, trimmed wlth Point de
Parls, fralenclenncf Torchon Lace
and sclected designs in Embroid
cry.
fai'K.TAf. BlROAINS IN EXTRA FINC I,Vli
TUiMMrD.
I'llAWEftafa. naual pri-a 79c ; at. .49
r*A
CUtlMlMS, u.'ial prke fl*.-.; at. ? * **
COAVNU. uaual prlra 81.1?; al. -OO
THESE &OOD8 ARE FROM
Ot'R OW\ WOltKROOMS A\D
A R E PEREE('TL Y FRESll
AXD XEW.
LINENS.
IN IalNINS AA!*. OPKril Murj ITT 1) PATTF.RN.S
frcui Iho ori.-bra'^l loe.::ii ..f JulhN ti. 1IROAVN t, SONh,
.'.(-. I"" .lal.'.VAs
ROSB IPatlO, MlftTI.FTOE,
MOSAIC. VISE. ASD
CUBYBAHTUEMVUt mi imimm lt
ATllY AITUACTIYF, MNF. Of SCAP.t-g AND RUN.
BEBB,
91c. $1.21, $1.36. $1.81, and $1.9g.
.X I.I. V'.nll lli. II > ..f.OUIN..."i ANI) lTNI, OPMM
vw.;;.
OBI rr>T OP ITLB rv.TT.ir.??, worth 20o.. at.:. ?Iv)
l.XIiirvil.i.y riNT. r.AMASK UORDFU TOAVF.J/i,
fl iii H r.i..' :in-t opon irorli.
83c, 93c, $1.17 up to $3.49.
HANDKERCHIEF DEPT.'
CMOICE BfaBatOBB IB 1 Mlilli iinF.RF.D ilfalDB.
44c, 69c, 99c, $1.24 to $2.69.
. F.XTllA i'l.NIa i.li.N n.l..Vll.N-a llA.N'DllEM.
hllii lllaii, ef l!'.'00 BBi M09 .juallty llntn,
C6c, 84c, 94c.
BOLE Ai.KNTs 1.1*
Nl.AV Ydllli ( ITY IO|
EUE> ^axOVES.
T'IFa HF.-iT .M.I IIK.
Mi:XS KIll ANI) ,sl 1.1)1" loyi'KR LACIfffl on
OIaOVBB\ WORTH *l.fl0. .OO
SHOES.
AM.llIill 1,080 i'AlR I.'.T 01' LlllM'.S' KIP _<1 nn
lt rTOXBBOEB, TIP AND fl.At.V 'i,.|. a'. ?aPl.OfJ
tiii; abovk ai:i; fvumokdiyihy vii.i k.
:ioo i-.xnus i nii.nKFN'S BTBAIOMI (*o,\t
ANU '.I.A/KU BlB -iPKI.NU BEBX4 1 in
BUTZOB, alf.a MX, to 10*a. at. 1. IU
300 PAIBB WlBWBBf miiaioiit uoat
A.M. .,'..A/.liL) KTI). *jpr;.is H-.l. ll.,:t??, a . .
al'i". II t? 2. at. 1.44
000 PAIIli YOI'TIIS' I.Al !. ..Nl) ll! nYlN. 1 1 fj
Si ll.u.l. BJIOBaa, wlth tli*. alf.-A j _ t0 2 . 1.1 a7
500 PAIBB tWTV Lack an'H BUTTOB i .q
lha i, witb Tips, Maa ?.*. to .."a. at . .. I?*W
I.ADIl.V K"ll> TdP PATFNT laFATIIF.R
VAMP ANI) TIP ItUTTON DOO-IH, HAND e Qf)
WF.l.T . D.O&
luADICS' llllll.Nd IIOOTH. MAUF. TO Oil- 1 7 QO
Dl.ll. tf.aVa
A ny Uneoflloot orfaney Slipper
made to order at lotcest priccs9 and
with best irorkmanship.
(T.oMi.Nii pr/f.
1,000 pairs of Ladies' Turkish
Slippers, 24o.
"IM!..
sxIYTH AT., 13Tn TO 14TH BT.
CHINA.
(Baaement, miin buildlnt.)
To housekeepers who study econ*
omy our vaat CROCKERY DE*
PAR1MENT offers speeial at*
tractions.
Dl VNr.il BET8. Engllah decorated, 190 4t*i i qbj
plecea; worth 61800. *Pll.V1.
DI.V.VF.B JSETS. Eaii'liVih porcalaln, floral
d'corattotia, ertry plece gllt, 190 plecea; 1_f CJ1
worth 6-0.00. 1*4.01
DINSER BETS. R*al China, deeorated and am ai
gllt, 126 plecea; worth 43".0'). *-l.?-l
CIIAMDHR SETS. Engllih und*rgla/e tB88B> 9 GQ
tlona, adah jar; worth 64.00. ?"?Oa
WE SHOW MORE STYLES OF CHAW.
BER SETS SUITABLE FOR COTTAGE*
USE THAN ANY OTHER HOUSE.
CHIN'A Ci;SJ*IDOR_4, palated flower* and OA
gllt; worth 60c. ***?
LAMPS.
BKAS8 PIANO I.AMPS. e-foot BBaBaBBj -'.- *____ Qf
pi.a burner and colored xliad* ? w..rth 4. So.. *jr*.i/l
IJA.vgi'ET laAMl'H, iiraa, eomplete, with 1 nat
ahade; worUi 83.00. l.tff
STi'lu;.N'T LAMPS, N'lckal raJated, with alutale; O Ad
wortb 63.(50 . tt.VS
TABLE J.A.MPH, Rraai n.ouiated, deiorated i an
v_*e aod ahad* ; worth 42.50. l.*??7
SPBClAl, BAil'IAlx-s IV WROl'-lIIT 1R0.V PlAXO
AND BAVtwI.ET LAM1*8.
r.ar.i aaaortmenti of 0_*> (Bobea ln t-ner *tch- 1 Q
m?. from . . ,ic7r.p
Kitchen Crockery; the most eomplete
Une in Ameiica.
DEEP-CUT CRYSTAL.
(Ar: rtooio, (secoi.J noor )
Continuation sale of rich deep-cut
SALAD BOWLS, CELERY TRAYS,
FLOWER BOWLS, and OIL BOTTLES,
(o which we have added :
WATKR _8____B___B rleh 4e*ja-eut |a?Uern. <_*/? oa
with f?; worth 40 50 dot. $0.01
WATI'R .ARAKr.-. rtck drv-ia "u.tlrtf a. wn*4 l) fti
with cut nec-k aud atar botUirn ; worth 4V00.. *..-?*_
OLIVB OlMHEs, .iw rtch euitlrm ?_ ibore, 1 1Q
witb h*..dle; worth 43.50. l.__"
TAni.r- biuvick. u? _>i?c*b romp-iBina 12
4?hlet?, 1.' '->*irr?_xn*x. 18 vbir*-. 12 wln?a. OK Q?J
12 crdiBi., * rleh, llj.rat cuttina; north -rti.?7f
84800 ..'.
BOHEMIAN CRYSTAL.
GOBlaXTB, 61.48 4o**at TAI.r.fc II .*.BI,E|_?. et*4k
d.ai-o; CHaMPAON'B ar.MniJ-.l__, <r~. tVaaa; WHIB
BEY TVMBIaERS, 48c Btnrn ; PIXGER BOWEB, 01 OT
dnr^n; WINE tfI.A5_.F4_, 41-16 dsaea.
These goods are all guaranteed full BO?
HEMIAN CRYSTAL, and can be readlly
distingulshed from the common gooda of?
fered so extenslvely, by the rlch, clear
rlng only to be found In the better grades
ofglass.
Durlng this sate trr teill engrave
old Englixh Inlttalson above goods
wlthout extra eharge.
OLOOKS.
Important sale of over 5,000 WJKR
BLEIZEO CLOCKS, of the best manu
facture*
MAVTl.r. CEOCK, aiartl?47*il a-dar SB-.provod <*Q rta
a'.r.ao aod Unv>; wcatk *4 50. 8J*aVaa*l
M.wn.1, < I.'X'K, aam* quallty m abova. bul t AAB
Baaaaei ivrth 40 .*o. **.4j
MA*. ; ! L * I"1 K. aame qiia'.:tr aa atwv*. . i? 4 nn
18-Ukatj. Hi.oJ
t'ABlNKT i l.n.'K. Oak and chirrj*. Barn* n oa
quaiity movement aa ahovo; worth 44. f*r -..Ol
Abore eloeks are farnishcd trith
trhitc, bfaek, or yold dials, and
bronte top ornainent.
STERLING SILVER.
?200 B*t* KTE_W.IX)> SILVER TEA SPOON8, ? 5.99
lar'.'ty rt rWh nnibo-*?d 0>vl?na, a.: ,,._ PER h__,.
AXD
* roiav-ct* l!na of
EA6TER SOtTVEMB BPOOXt,
5,000
Oriental Rugs and Carpets.
(84 " ? - raain bulidlaf )
C?r. UiAi'.UM ivnr tlt* 8 feet 9 tnchea br A CQ
2 f*et 0 laichaa. rach._.... *l.Oi7
SllinVArtH. airra.a liat) 5 tis-t E f>(* f RR
8 tnchea br a rt 4 tacbia . . */'?*J ANJ> l??
BAZAKBat $12.97, 13.47, i 15.49 ^,
DAOnrSTAXH, (AllAIlKill**, SHIRVAXS, 1fln7
av.T__* *l*a 0 ft br 3 ft 6 Iflchr**.
A.VTIQt'K AN'AToI.lANS raau-ad from 10 RR
81024. 61784. and 8l'"J7 to. 16.0U
5,000 PAIRS LICE CURTIIN8.
AEL BF.W rATTERSS AT THF. FOT.t/i)WlB?
_B___a**ur *__*pai__aj PIH.E8:
NATTIVOIIAM f.ACF.. per ratr OOC. ?p u, 5?b.J4
IRISn POINT l__CS, t**r palr v?j.0?*? up __, Zo.oJ
TAMB'lt' RED __M K. imt palr O.UO up to _r_a8j*B
MADKA8 EACE. n?r palr.98C. up I0 0.-J4
BII.K STIlll'E Ct'RTAlNS. wnrji 8VOO, _t . ??"??
HPl.il AI, I.OT, ODD PatIRa (Bliclitlr aoi'.ad). al r*V
durwl urlc's.
FR1XOKD TAPFSTRY COVERs, EXTRA VAI.VB,
e-i au*. boC? .^-k
S-4.ii. ?. *fl-*ll .? k
Nli'Mc . -..41 ra.k
8-12 Maea. "?W ?**/_
&OU CRHNILEE lOVKllB. fri.med natt plaia cl).
colora, il i .u.m niirUl 41 .0, al . 0-"VV,
JAPAN'BBI- 84'RUI_*B, r...n.fiid. _ilt ta>
li?c.i*ar*d. J lal I Inakaa ui hui.ht. w-rtk A tl
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