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& ; f ? .DISPATCH, - MONDAY, AERH7 22, t THE PITTSBtTEG r1889: " . 1 F ' h ' , r ' ' - - ' VAt 5f v. AMMTOTHAlEIOKY Amzi Sniilh, Superintendent of the i" Senate Document Room, BAS iT0 FEAR OF LOSING BIS JOB, .Because in His Fifteen Tears Official Ex perience He Has Sever FOKGOTTEX A FACE, SAME OR NUMBER israelii. IKLEGBAM TO THE DIsrATCB.1 Washixgtox, April 21. Washington is a city of curious characters. There are more unique people in the public service here than there are gathered together in one .place in any other part ot this great coun try. The department clerk obtains his ap pointment to place through the influence of some political friend or by the slow and devious route of civil service examination. If his place is a desirable one, he holds it just as long as his patron remains inJavor with "the powers that be." The great army of department employes go on in the routine of their dull day's work until the exigencies of the public service require a change in the offices in which they are employed. Then they go out to make room for others more in favor with the administration. A man must be exceptionally bright or exceptionally dull to remain in the public service for any great length of time. Very often a man is found who is so especially well adapted to certain work that his su periors hesitate to remove him, for fear that the public service will suffer seriously with out him. If, on the othor hand, a man is so dull that he is content to go on year after year doing the same routine work, and if his work is of so unimportant -a character, and the salary attached to- it is so trivial as to make the place one of few attractions, he may remain undisturbe d for an almost'in definite period. That there are such places - in the public service places of little at tractiveness and inadequate pay is proved by the fact that the civil service commis- sion have lrequently to offer a vacancy to 15 or 20 of those who have passed the regu lar examination and are fully qualified to perform its duties before they can find any one willing to accept the appointment A SIATTEK OF PABXT. In the service of Congress the conditions are entirely ' different. The civil service rules which are supposed to control appoint ments to public office in the departments do sot govern here. Congress regulates the appointment of its own employes that is, the two houses of Congress elect officers and these officers appoint their subordinates ac cording to their own desires, theoretically, but in realitv according to the wishes of the members oT the House or Senate belonging to the party then in the majority. It would be a much easier matter for a Republican to hold an important clerkship in one of the departments under a Democratic ad ministration than for a Iternblican or a Democrat either to hold the smallest posi tion in the gift oi the officers of the House when those officers are of a different politi cal persuasion. There are exceptions to this rule in the government of the Senate, for that body affects a dignity which will not permit it to squabble over the distribution ot small po litical favors. Some of the doorkeepers of the Senate chamber are Democrats, jfist as certain of the Senate committees have Dem ocrats, at their heads. But the Secretary of the Senate, the Sergeant at Arms, and all other officers of significance"are of the politi cal belief of the party in power. A man therefore who remains in the employ of the Senate or House in a position of any im portance under both Democratic and Ee publican rule must be a man of significant ability. One of the few men under this classification is the Superintendent ot the senate document room, -Jim smith. JNo change of party will ever 'affect him. His tenure of office is secure. Only death or his own desire will ever divorce him from the Senate document room. Every man in pub lic life during the lalt 15 years can under stand why. Mr. Edmunds, the venerable Senator from Vermont, or his colleague, Mr. Morrill, the President, who spent six rears in the Senate, or the Vice President, Sir. "Morton, could tell why Amzi Smith is invaluable in the position which he now holds and which he has held for 15 years. THE MAN WITH A 5LE1IOKY. Among public men and others with whom he has been brought in contact, Amzi Smith is known and identified as "the man with a memory." In his capacity as superintend ent of the document room, Mr. Smith pre sides over the destinies of the thousands of bills, resolutions, reports and other docu ments which pass through the two Houses of Congress, go to the public printer, and, ' returning, are stoied away in the Capitol for the use of committees, individual Sena tors and others interested in their fate. A little doorway just opposite the entrance to the diplomatic gallery to the Senate leads to the document room. It is, in fact, a se ries of rooms over which Mr. Smith pre sides. On their shelves are piled'thousands of printed documents all unbound, the ma jority of them being bills introduced in either the Honse or the Senate. At each stage in the passage of a measure a new print is had, and copies oi each of these prints are kept in the document room that the exact phraseology of a law at any par ticular period of its incubation may be learned easily by reference. As these doc uments are received they are indexed by number, title and subject, so that from time to time copies may be had quickly when called for. Here is where the peculiar, the remark able characteristic of Mr. Smith is seen. He is a walking index of the documents stowed away on the shelves of the document room, and few who have not followed the proceed ings of Congress through a session will ap preciate without great effort the significance of this statement Think of the 15,000 bills and resolutions that were introduced at the first session of the last Congress, and add to them the thousands of executive documents, miscellaneous documents, reports and other papers pertaining to legislation which pass through the printer's hands; remember that the documents called for are th documents not only of this Congress but of last Con gress and the Congress before and the Con gress before that HE KEVEE FORGETS. Think, too, of the necessary doubling caused by the introduction of like bills in two or more successive Congresses, with the consequent puzzle growing out of the change of number. Think of all this and begin to appreciate in some degree what it is to be able upon receiving a request for "a bill for the relief of "Wm. C. Jones intro duced some years ago" to state, without reference of any kind, that the bill was in troduced in the forty-eighth Congress, first Session, and that its number is (say) 972. I 'do not mean to say that Mr, Smith is infal lible, that he remembers every one of the documents in his possession, or that he does not at rare intervals make mistakes; but his accuracy is something remarkable. An instance of it: Not long ago there walked into the document room an elderly gentleman who desired a copy oi a bill for the relief of Erskine Allen. That was the only title bv which he knew the bill, the 'only means o'f its identification that be had. When the request was preferred, Mr. Smith said: "lje was the armorer at Springfield, Mass., was he not? The bill was intro duced in the Forty-eighth Congress, first session, and its number is 823." "When the bill was brought down from its self and was found to bear the number which Mr. Smith had rtnrtnhered as beloneinsr to it the inquirer expressed some surprise at the I TftpntivA .... r r CmttU'a mind "XT'. 1 V . , " H"er oi air. "" "" ui, smith looked up and said: "I know your face. You were in here one day two years ago and asked for a copy of an amendment to the deficiency bill. It re lated to the Company, and you are Mr. -. . And he was right The. only time that the elderly gentleman had been in the document room before was in 1886, when he went there on the business Mr. Smith de scribed. Mr. Smith had never seen him at any other time. ASSOCIATION OF IDEAS. , Another instance of Mr, Smith's remark able knowledge of not only the number and title, but the contents of the document "in his possession was related to me. Some years ago a Senator sent to the document room the letter of a constituent asking for a copy of a bill lor his relief introduced in the House five years before. The appro priation in the bill had been so cut down in the Senate that he had refused to receive the money. In the request for the bill no mention was made of the damage for which he had sought relief. There was no guide to the document except the name of the man. Mr. Smith hunted for this name in the index of the document room; it was nowhere to be found. Mr. Smith racked his memory, but he could not .place the name. Later in the day he was at fiome when there canje to his mind, without warning, the scene of the sinking of the monitor Tecumseh in Mobile bay. On the dav following he looked through his index lor" a bill in relation(to the sinking of the Tecumseh. Turning to it he found, far down in the body ot the bill, a provision ap propriating so much money for the relief of the man whose name had been sent to him. This man, it seems, had been the purchaser ofthe wreck of the Tecumseh. The Navy Department canceled the sale and he came before Congress with a claim for damages. It was Mr. Smith's knowledge of these facts at the time, coupled with his remarkable association and retention of ideas, that en abled him to trace this bill five years after it had attracted the attention of Congress, and with such clew to its identity as would have been almost useless in other hands. Mr. smith has been in charge of the docu ment room since 1873. In his 16 years of service he has handled probably 150.000 documents. Their very multiplicity would puzzle the ordinary mind. Mr. Smith has no idea how he remembers; thatishe has no system andvhe makes no great effort to re member. A THICK OP MEMORY. He goes .ver a document when it comes into his possession and when there have been two or three calls for it he has so familiar ized himself with it that, if it is again asked for, he has only to look into one ot the many thousand pigeon holes of his memory and there is its number stowed safely away. I asked him one day if these numbers did not haunt him. I remembered my first experi ence with the typewriter when, after a half hour of practice during the day, I found myself night and day, sleeping and waking, picking out the letters on an imaginary keyboard and spelling pollysyllabic words with them. But Mr. Smith has none of these troubles. His memory is docile. It is quiet when its services are not needed and it seldom annoys its owner. There was a time some years ago, when Mr. Smith was troubled with insomnia, that the numbers ran a rapid race night and day through his brain. Even now when he works himself into a state of nervous excitement during the day he finds himself at night hunting the shelves of an imaginary document room for phantom bills. But ordinarily he is not troubled in this way. Of recent years, however, he has had a new ahd unique trouble. He finds himself transposing figures. If a document num bered 1,061 comes into the document room Mr. Smith's memory is likely to make of that number 1,046, and when I say "likelv" I mean rather "not unlikely," for it is not otten that Mr. Smith finds his memory playingliim so fantastic a trick. He recog nizes it so well, however, that he makes due allowance lor it If his memory tells him that a document he is seeking is numbered 1,054, and he finds upon examination that Jso. I,0b4 is not the document he wants he turns immediately to No. 1,046. He knows that this little failing more often takes the form of transposing the last two figures of a number, and he governs himself accord ingly. A COINCIDENCE. I spoke of the recurrent introduction of the same bill in two or more successive Congresses. This is complicated by the in troduction of like bills in House and Sen ate. To have a proper idea ot the status of a measure it is necessary to Know whether or not it has passed either house or which of the two bills has reached the more advanced stage. In the course of business Mr. Smith traces these double bills, and as one Con gress succeeds another and old familiar bills begin to pop up, he classifies them anew under theirtresh numbers. In all his 16 years of continuous, active experience he has known only one instance in which the same bill has come up twice under the same number. That was a bill relating to public land in Kansas which, by a remarkable coincidence, appeared in both the Forty first and the Fortv-second Congresses as No. 36. Mr. Smith is an invaluable assistant to a great many Senators and to mostof the com mittees of Congress. He is kept constantly busy supplying documents of this and other Congresses to pages and other messengers, to would-be beneficiaries of the Government, and to newspaper correspondents. He does not come very much in contact with the curiosity seeker or the casual visitor to the Capitol. His department is one of hard wort and his room is not one of the display features of the Capitol building, with those with whom he does come in contact, however, he is always genial, and the most persistant seeker after hidden knowledge has failed by his importunities to drive the smile from his lips or the pleasant wdrd of welcome from his tongue. Mr. Smith is of scholarly bearing. He is rather spare of figure, of medinm height, with shoulders whose slight curve indicates a life at the desk. His thin hair is gray, and so are his full, square-trimmed whis kers. He has clear-cut features with rather prominent cheek bones, and eyes which are set well back, usually behind a pair of gold rimmed glasses. O'Brien-Bain. Two Policemen Married. Two police officers of the Third district, Southside, were married last evening. Of ficer J. J. Grogan, who has had charge of a beat on Mount "Washington for several years, and Miss Katie Beil, of South Nine teenth street, were married in St John's Church, by Eev. O. P. Gallagher. Officer Bartholomy Carmody and Miss Susie Laughlin were married at the Holy Cross Church, by Rev. Thomas Devlin. Father and Son Injured. While Conrad Free, of Louis Free & Bros., Carson street, was driving in his buggy with his son last evening his horse got frightened at the Panhandle bridge, at the foot of Brownsville avenue. The horse ran away, and the two occupants were thrown from the buggy. Free was batTIy hurt, but his son only received some slight injuries to his side. Italian Raided. The police raided Mike Saratango's place in the East End last night Fifteen Italians were captured They have been in the habit of laying in a supply of beer on Saturday night and spending the Sunday in rioting and fighting. The neighbors got tired. GIrU Tricycles and Boys' Velocipedes. Tricycles for girls from 4 to 7 years, 7 to 10 years and 10 to 15 years. Boys' veloci pedes, all iron and steel wheels, for boys from 4 to 12 years, at J. G. Lauer's Toy House, 620 Liberty st M. Selbert ds Co. For all kinds of furniture, the best and cheapest Call at the large furniture fac tory, Lacock and Hope streets, near railroad bridge, Allegheny. d At $12 50 each, a specially attractive vest front jacket, all sizes and colors. MflTSU HUGUS & HACKE. fc. Many additions to-day of half-dollar all wool dress goods to the great 35c and 40c de partments. Boaos & Buhl. FfiEE FARMS 'FOE ALL Continued from First Page. these lands at once. Therefore I say the excess of immigration into this country, while entailing temporary hardships upon the disappointed settlers, will be conducive to great national prosperity in the end by forcing the Government into at once open ing up the other unoccupied lands to settle tlement There will be homes enough for all who are now seeking them. , A MATTER OP EEGEET. "It is a matter of serions retrret that the ( Senate did not pas the Oklahoma bill. This bin would have furnished a lawful government to the people who would have settled on these lands, and would have in spired confidence and displaced all fears of violence.' "But I have great faith iu the ca pacity of the American people to govern themselves.'and believe that the people who may settle on these lands will at once estab lish' a provisional government which will give perfect security to persons and prop erty. How this can be accomplished I will explain briefly.- , "As soon as more than 100 people have assembled at any place likely to become a town site, the inhabitants shall call a mass meeting and at once appoint a provisional Mayor and other city officers, adopting for their guidance and government the laws of Kansas, the nearest State, in reference to the government of cities and towns. This provisional goyerment should at once call an election tor Aldermen and put a city government in complete force. A TEEEITOEIAL CONVENTION. "The Mayor of the city should next co operate in issuing a call for a Territorial Convention to be composed of delegates from every municipality or center of popu lation. I would suggest also that tne in habitants of 'No Man's Land should be in vited to co-operate in this movement After this convention is called, it could be con vened in two weeks time. The Provisional Territorial Government to be established should adont as a basis thereof ti- le 23, chapter 1, of the re vised statutes of the United States relating to the government of all Ter ritories. Having adopted these provisions and elected the Governor and other pro visional territorial officers, further proceed ings for the complete establishment of a provisional government will be found clearly set forth in the section of the statutes to which I have referred. Care should be taken to comply with every law of Congress in the formation of this govern ment PLENTY OF COURTS. "The United States Court recently estab lished in the Indian Territory, to be held at Muscogee, will have jurisdiction in all civil cases involving more than $100 and in ail criminal cases, the punishment of which is less than death or imprisonment in the penitentiary. The United States Court at Wichita will have jurisdiction of capital cases and felonies. The United States mar shal for the Indian Territory may appoint as many deputies as he sees fit, and the United States Court at Wichita may ap point United States commissioners for this region, who will have authority to hear all complaints and bind over offenders, either to Wichita or Muscogee courts, ac cording to the jurisdiction thereof. "With tn aid of these courts and the pro visional government which the people may adopt there is no doubt that a government will be established adequate to the wants of the people and which will furnish complete protection to persons and property until Congress, meets, when I have no doubt, a bill organizing the Territory of Oklahoma will be passed without delay. This bill will validate all acts of the provisional gov ernment taken in good faith for the pur poses I have mentioned." A FEMALE FIREBUG. Lima Troubled With an Incendiary, Who fc Said to Be n Woman. SPECIAL TELEGRAM TO THE DISPATCH.! Lima, April 21. The firebugs who operated in the northwestern portion of this city last fall and set fire to dozens of build ings, seem to have returned again, and last night set fire to the kitchen adjoining the residence of John Franks, on "West "Wayne street Crude oil was used this time, but luckily the fire was discovered in time to 1 prevent any great loss. It is claimed that the incendiary is a woman. WE1HE IS SANGULN'E. The Amalgamated Association President Anticipates no Scale Tronbles This Year. I6PKCIAL TELEGRAM TO THE DISPATCH. Toungstotvn, April 21. President William Weihe, of the Amalgamated Asso ciation, who has been visiting the rolling mills here and throughout the Mahoning Valley, lelt this morning for Pittsburg. He stated that everything was running smoothly, and when asked in regard tolhe scale said he anticipated no trouble over the matter this'year. A Clear Storo Robbed. Thieves entered George Lang's cigar store on Center avenue early yesterday moming, taking $21 and a quantity of cigars. They then tried to break into James Cavanaugh's place, but were fright ened off. Kino Pots Broken. At Bryce Bros.' flint glass house, on South .Twenty-first and Wharton streets, nine pofe are broken, and the firm has de cided not to replace them. It is alleged that a scarcity of work makes the pots un necessary. mpure Blood Is the cause of Boils, Carbuncles, Pimples, Eczema, and cutaneous erup tions of all kinds. There can be no per manent cure for these complaints until the poison is eliminated from the sys tem. To do this thoroughly, the safest and most effective medicine is Ayer's Sarsaparllla. Give it a trial. - "For the past twenty-five years I have sold Ayer's Sarsaparilla. In my opinion, the best remedial agencies for the cure of all diseases arising from im purities of the blood are contained in this medicine." G. C. Brock, JJrug gist, Lowell, Mass. "My wife was for a long time a suf ferer from tumors on the neck. Noth ing did her any good until she tried Ayer's Sarsaparilla, two bottles of which made a complete cure." W. S. Martin, Burning Springs, W. Ya. "We have sold Ayer's Sarsaparilla here for over thirty years and always recommend it when asked to name the best blood-purifier." W. T. McLean, Druggist, Auguita, Ohio. Ayer's Sarsaparilla. PREPARED BV Dr. J. C. Ayer & Co., Lowell, Mass. Price (1; six bottles, $5. Worth $5 a bottle. RESORTS. THE OCEAN SOUSE ATLANTIC CITY, N. J.. Now open under old management, fe2231-MWF y J.A.REID. THE CHALFON1 E. ATLANTIC CITY, N. J. MOVED TO THE BEACH. ENLARGED AND IMPROVED. UNSURPASSED OCEAN VIEW. Salt water baths in the house. Elevator. apl&31-r E. ROBERTS & SONS. THE ISLESWORTH. ATLANTIC CITY, N. J. Ou tbe beach, sea end of Virginia avenue. Steam heat electric bells. Will open Febru ary!), 188a fal3-72-MWTSu BUCK&McCLELLAN. "DEDFORD .MINERAL SPRINGS. ) BEDFORD. PKNNA. Leading mountain resort. Water unequated. Hotel newly furnished. OpensJnneS. Write lor circular. L. B, DOTY, Manager. ap7-57. Babby'S Teicopherojts guaranteed to make hair grow on bald heads; eradicates scurf a"nd dandruff. H , Tbe Main tine. See this great play at Harris' Theater a maivelous production. D Just received a line of entirely new shapes and styles of lace and figured net short wraps. Huaus & Hacke. jtwtsu - Dr. Sophr E. Feltwell, Dentist. . On and after April 1, office, room 407 Penn building. DIED. BEADLING At Banfaiville, on Sunday, April 21, 18S9,at 1:15 P. Jr., ROBERT BEADLING, in his 70th year. Sleep, dear husband, take thy rest; God calls thee home, He thought it best; It was hard to part with thee, But God's strong arm supported me. Services at 2:30 p. il, Tuesday, April 23, at his late residence, Banksville. Friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend. 2 BAILEY At her residence. Cleveland, O., on Friday. April 19. 1889, at 1120 P. Jt., MABIA L. Rur ledge, wife of John.M. Bailey, in the 56th year of her age. Funeral services at the residence of F. H. Luty, No. IS Central street Allegheny City, to-day (Monday), April 22, at 2 o'clock P. sr. Interment private. CONRAD-On Sunday afternoon at 12.30 o'clock, Florence S., daughter ot John P. and Lena Conrad, aged 2 years. Funeral from the residence of her parents, No. 84 Twelfth street Southside, on Monday AFTERNOON at 2.30 O'clock. Adrian (Mich.) papers please copy. KENNEDY-On Sunday, April 21, at 10.35 a. jr., HXNnah Elizabeth, wife of Will Kennedy, in her 15th year. Funeral from her late residence, 663 Fifth avenue, on Monday, April 22, at2 p. M. Friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend. McCLOSKEY On Saturday night. April 20. 1889, at 11:40, Cabbie, dauchter of Mary and John E. M cCloskey, aged 2 years and 11 months. Funeral from residence of parents, 293 Forbes street on Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock. RENVERS On Saturday, April 20, at 9.15 A. at, Teresa, wife of Joseph G. Renvers, aged SO years apd 20 days. Funeral from her late residence, rear of 22 Race street Allegheny, on Tuesday, April 23, to proceed to St Philomenil's Church, where services will be held at 9 A. If. Interment pri vate. 2 STRATMAN-On Friday. April 19. 1SS9. at 10.30 p. m., Gerhard Stbatman, in the 79th year of his age, at the residence of his son-in-law, Phillip Lange. 63 Washington street Fourth ward, Allegheny City. Funeral services Monday morning at 8 o'clock at St. Mary's B, C. Church, Liberty street Allegheny. 2 WILBUR-On Saturday. April 20, 1889, at 10 A. m., Reuben A. Wilbur, in the 53d year ot his age. Funeral services at the residence of his father-in-law, John Swinbnrg, Sr near Arm strong Station, on the A. V. R. R., on MON DAY, 22d inst. at 1 p. jr. Friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend. 2 ZIMMERMAN-On Saturday, April 20, 1889, at 1 A. II., CjHSUL. matilda zjhmekhas, youngest daughter of Nicholas and Margaret Zimmerman, aged 17 months. Funeral from the family residence, 657 Leo nora street East Liberty, at 2 p. IT. to-day. Friends of the family aro respectfully invited to attend. laNTHONY MEYER, (Successors to Meyer, Arnold & Co., Lim.,) UNDERTAKER AND EMBALMER. Office and residence, 1134 Penn avenue. Tel ephone connection. myl0-h53-arwr JOHN L. TREXLER & CO., Funeral Directors and Embalmers, Livery and Boarding Stables. Nos. 378 and 3S0 Beaver ave. Residence. 681 Preble Allegheny City. Telephone 3416. mh23-3lTbSu FLORAL EMBLEMS. CHOICE CUT FLOWERS ANB SMILAX A. JIT. & jr. B. MUttDOCH, , fT A SMITHFIELD ST. ' OlU Telephone 429. - -de6-f4-arwF PURE SEED POTATOES. First size Chas. Downing, per barrel, $3 75. Early Gem. yiek's Extra .Early, DakotaJJed, 2 25 per barrel. Second size 50c per barrel less. Order early at these prices. JOH2T E. & A. MURDOCH, f el9-MWF 508 Smitiikield St. TjEPRESENTEli IN PlTTSBURa IN 1SC1 ASSETS . J9J071,69833. Insurance Co: of North America. Losses adjusted and paid by WILLIAM L JONES. 84 Fourth avenue. ia2052-D, SUCCESS BREEDS IMITATIONS. - Infringements are not Improvements, ON EVERYBODY'S! TONGUE. Tike a D. K. And be J IV. Should be in every dyspeptic' month a i. :k.-o. K. TABLET. ort3,ti DYSPEPSIA KILLERS were made by De. Mare R. Woodbuet, and they are now, and are acknowledged to be the only sure, safe, speedy and'permanent cure for Dyspepsia. Indigestion and Sick Headache. 25 and 60 cents a box. Mailed anywhere for the price. DOOLITTLE & S9IITH, Selling A cents, 34 nnd 26 Tremont St., Boston.Itlnss. For Sale by Geo. A. Kelly & Co., Pittsburg. nol6-MP WHOLESALE HOUSE, JOSEPH HORNE &. CO.. Cor. Wood and Liberty Sts., Importers and Jobbers ot 11 Ui Special offerings this week in 3ILKS, PLUSHES, DRESS GOODS,' SATEENS, SEERSTJCKEB, GINGHAMS, PRINTS, and CHEVIOTS. For largest assortment and lowest prices call and see us. wholesaleIxclusively fe22-r83-D 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 11 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 n 1 The M of tie Torn Have you seen it ? The largest, hand somest and most complete line of Stiff and Sort Hats in the city. Dpn't get it into your head that prices will be lower later on, or that anybody will cut under our prices. They won't, because they can't. We are the lowest, and we lead. None shall get awav who seek our store and want a fair deal. It is our business and our pleasure, to sell goods, and sell we will, as long as there is a buyer in Pittsburg and vicinity to come to - THE HATTER, 434 MARKET ST. I I I I I I I H I I I I I I I I I I.I I I I I I ap22-MWT THE FREEHOLD BANK, No. 410 Smithfield St. capitai - - - - szee.eeo 00. DISCOUNTS DAILT. EDWAHD HOUBB. Prefe JAMES V. SPECRViee Pre. mh22-93-D JOHN F. STEEUCasbier. iBps, - NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. OUR NEW JEWELRY STORE "We take great pleasure in announcing that we have about completed a transforma tion of the building we moved into, and can now show as handsome a JEWELRY STORE As can be found, and with a stock of goo g, worthy of this city of Pittsburg. We extend a cordial invitation to the publie to favor us with a visit "We promise not to importune you to buy. Look for our new big clock on sidewalk. WATTLES & SHEAFER, 37 FIFTH AVENUE. apl3-JTWT DINING -- OUTFITS, JLif This picture suggests the tri daily family meeting around the dining board. The Dining Hoom Furniture should therefore be the most comfortable, artistic and sense-gratifying in the house. Our ' Sideboards, China Closets, Extension Tables, Buffets, Butler's Trays, Chairs, etc., are the heirs of the designers of all ages, embodying their best ideas of form and practical util ity, but with the superior' advan tage added oftJie low prices which modern woodworking machinery and co-operative labor enables us to give to our customers. OlcCHntock&Co. 33 FIFTH AVE. ap22-MWT PARASOLS -AND- Long Handle Umbrellas. All the novelties of the season, ranging from $1 SO'up, now on displav. SPP.ING WEIGHT UNMEWEAE, full lines ready for Ladies, Misses, Men and Boys. t BLOUSE FLAJJNEL WAISTS, beau tiful styles. ONYX and ELECTKIO BLACK HOSIERY "Warranted fast color. "We have a full range of qualities and guarantee very best values going. At the Trimming Department we are opening a nice line of neat, narrow PLAIN COLOEED GIMPS. Plain wide knotted colored silk fringes, for ends of sashes, in twenty shades. Also, black fringes from -narrow to forty inches wide. ' The Easter Millinery OPENING, The best we have ever- had, continues Fri day and Saturday. All the latest fashions in trimmed and untnmmed goods. Open Saturday Evening Till 9 O'Clok. HORNE & WARD, 4 1 FIFTH AVENUE. ap9-D zn"ir-msrr a insorahcb co., XLl L LN -Ca. Hartford, Conn. Assets, January 1, 1857 y,5C8,839 50 EDWARDS !: KENNEY, Agents, ,. OQ Fourth avenue Pittsburg. lalS-SD-lrf- O 'TIM WM, SMPU'S, HANDSOME i The rush of Spring Trade is now on and we have made ample arrangements to meet it successfully in every department. Our stocks are full up with Choicest Goods and Prices never were lower. We call special attention to our large LINEN display, embracing Table Linens from all the famous factories Scotch, German and Irish Loom. Linens, 20c, 25c. 31c; Cream,and Bleached Damasks, extra good values, 37e, 50c. 60c, up. Note our Golden Flax at 50 c, well 'worth 65c Pull 72-inch Double Damasks at 75c, 87fe, 91 and 125, in lovely patterns. These are Grand Bargains. 8-4 Colored Fringed Table Cloths, all linen, SI; 10-4 at $125. All White and Colored Bordered Fringed Cloths and Napkins in sets, $3 and up, White and Colored Napkins and Doylies; large lines of Towels at all prices', with Special Bargains all through. Stamped Tidies, Tray and Sideboard Covers, Embroidered Cloth, Tapestry and Plush Covers ftr Stands, Tables and Pianos. In this connection wa mention large lines White Quilts, 65c, 75c, 93c, 51, up'to finest Mar seilles. Colored Mitchelline Quilts, extra heavy, fl 50. Sheetings and Pillow Casings, all widths, Tickings, etc., at Low Prices. Ready-made Sheets, Bolsters, Pillows and Mattresses. Special sizes made to order. MILLINEB.Y The largest stock to be seen in this department Straw Hats and Bonnets, every new shape and shade; Ribbons of every description for Hats, Dress Trim.' mingsand Fancy Work all widths and colors. Wealth of Flowers, Eoses, Wreaths, Sprays, etc.; Gauzes, Laces, etc., for Hat Trimmings. 100 Trimmed Hats and stock filled daily. Our puces will please you. Our jmmense Dress Goods Department replete with all the latest Novelties and Standard Goods. Prices always the lowest. All new colors in Wool Cashmeres, 35c, 50c. 65c, 75e, 90c, Jl and $1 25; Silk Warps, $1. Novelties in Side Borders, fine variety of colors, 62c; 4.11-Wool Snipes and Plaids, 50c up to 52 60; the best assortment at 25c and 3lci Enousrh to please every taste, with lot of double fold plain and fancy weaves from 10c to 20c Black Goods in Cashmeres, Henriettas all-wool and silk ware Albatross. Nuns Veilings and lots of fancy weaves for spring uingnams, Zoc, 6SC ana iuc. oatines in American ana xreucu, iuc, .usC to ooc lots oi uiem. imames irom oc to oc up. seersuckers, IN CLOAK ROOM We show the latest styles of Dress Fabrics correct styles at bargains. Black Bilk suits, 51c, 5'D, 520 are markets and Children s uvergarmems. special lines oeaueu wraps, $j ou to (zu. UNDERWEAR AND HOSIERY New Spring Underwear for Men and Boys, Ladies, Misses and Infants, in Gauze, White briggan In various weights and goods, i'he N. B. Examine, our Carpet lioom. Parasols and Umbrellas'. I3f"Samples sent when requested. Mail v7"iXiXji-Avc 165, NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. , . GENTLEMEN IL.i fee D Will hear of something to their ad vantage by calling at our storas. We have purchased 8o dozen Gen tlemen's Half Hose (in silk, lisle and fine cotton), every pair of which are worth from 50c to $1. We shall sell them for x 25 CENTS A PAIR. - The reason we bought them so cheap and sell them so cheap, is that they come in small sizes only, viz.: sizes 9 and oj. We jump from one extreme to an other, from the feet to the head. After, providing for the exterior of the feet, we now offer something for the interior of the heads, viz.: BOOKS. Our Book List this week is un usually large, and contains many old friends, as well as many new candidates for public favor. At 10 Cents Each We offer ten thousand Popular Nov els. This includes the leading works of the leading authors. New Catalogues just ready and mailed free to'-any address. At 25 Cents Each We have just received a fresh supply of cloth bound books of the popular Arlington edition. Send for Catalogue. Fleishman & Go's. NEW DEPARTMENT STORES, 504,506 and 508 Markets!. PITTSBURG, PA. ap22-D' This Trade Mark is on Our Windows and in Each Hat. A HINT.- "Have a good Hat, Tlie secret of your looks Lies with tbe Beaver in Canadian brooks. Virtue mavflourisb in an old cravat. But Man and Nature scorn tbe shocking Hat." Olirer Wendell Holmes. ' OUR SUGGESTION. "Try one of Paulson's Fine Stiff Hats, From $2 to $4 in price; They'll wear you well, That's why they sell- ' They're Nobby, Neat and Nice." Our latest European and American Spring Styles in Silk Hats and Derbys for gentlemen are now ready. InLigut-colored Soft and Sans Souci Hats, for semi-dress or traveling, we simply ask an Inspection of our now complete and beautiful assortment. See Samples in our wlndqwe. . PAULSON BROS., 441 WOOD STREET. N. B.-Wc Iron all Silk Hats FREE OF CHARGE, no difference where purchased. ap22-Jlwr P ATEITTS X O. D. LEVIS, Solicitor or Patents, 131 Fifth avenne.above Smithncld, next Leader office. (No delay.) Established 2D years. se29-hlU APRIL 22, 3 It Si LINES OF NEW and summer at prices to sell quickly. Immense excellent value. -Einaipss vanetv a uioin last black "onyx" aye Hosiery for Ladies, aoc carpets; Hugs, Mats and Mattings, nace orders promptly filled. 167 and 169 FED NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. NEWEST STORE NEWS -van- EASTER WEEK. Easter bonnets in plenty and in exquisite conceits; exclusive styles from our own workrooms, combining elegance and artistic workmanship. A well-known, fact that there are none prettier than is shown in this big store and no fancy prices, either. Our leading specialty is children's hats. All the new thincrs in flowers, consistintr of wreaths, garlands, long sprays, flower bonnets, and manynovel effects otour own creation. An elegant line of ribbons in brocade and striped effects inl all the newest and most desirable shades. The busiest spot in our big stores is our popular cloak rooms. An elegant line and prices lower than can be found elsewhere. , Just opened Elegant designs in hem stitched embroidery, flouncings, laces, etc. All the latest novelties in ladies' oeck wear.ruchings, collars and cuffs, chatelaines and belts. An upset in ladies' handkerchiefs; 600 dozen ladies' linen hemstitched handker chiefs, hundreds of prettv borders to select I from at 9c each; 500 dozen better quality, wnite ana colored corners at 11c, otner stores would consider them cheap at 15c. These prices account for the great crowds al ways found at this counter. New check Bnlliantines, , 44 inches wide at 39c, over forty different shades, the new est dress stuff out. Just received from manufacturer's agent 175 pieces Faille Francaise silks, over fifty different shades and worth 51 60 per yard. "We shall close them out at 89e. New designs in China silks, the latest patterns at 49c and 59c per yard. Plain colors at 32c and 49c per yard; 600 pieces new challies, light and dark grounds, at 6c per yardfZOO pieces De Beige, mixed effects at 10c per yard. All of our new Dres3 Ginghams, worth .12Je, we shall offer this week at 7c per yard. , Two hnndred pieces French Satines at 20c per yard, solid colors and fancy eflects. . We are creating quite a stir in our Glove Department, and no wonder, when such great values' are offered; 59c for a handsome embroidered back kid clove in all the new spring shades. Oar 74c four-button em broidered kid glove is remarkable value and at 99c we have a genuine kid em broidered back and four button length which is fully worth 51.25. These gloves are guaranteed 'not to rip or tear when first putting on; if they do we replace them with a new pair. Our Misses Kid Glove at 50c is au equaled value. We are also showing a pure silk Taffeta Glove for 29c, which is an other great bargain. Special attractions in Hosiery, Corsets, Bustles, Parasols and Sun Umbrellas, best values and lowest prices. Jl IUD SUCCESSOKS TO MORRIS H. DANZIGER, . ' Sixth Street and Penn Avenue. ap21-Mwrsn WEY'E STRUCK IT FROM THE NEW WIDE WALE DIAGONALS. See Our Stock wbfle it is complete. Samples and sell-measurement rules mailed on application. 1 n&tfcubyr 313 SMITHFIELD STREET, Opposite New Postofflce. ' ap22-3CT J ADIES SHOULD INVESTIGATE Mine Moffi's French Tailor System ot dress cutting. Tbe only system in America tbat cuts tbe Worth bias dart, front, back, sleeves and skirts, without refitting. Lessons not limited. School open day and evening:. M PENN AVENUE. ap21 1889. ORDER W 7ieo$y) GOODS OPENING AILY. assortment of Wash Goods. Dress Ginghams, 6c, 8c, 10candl2c to fine Scotch)-- Low Prices. See the All-Wool Cloth Suits, braided panels and Jacket, at $9 nneqnalecl jacKets, otocKineite uacsets, jerseys plain, up; ail sizes lor Children ana Men at Popular Curtains, Turcoman and Chenille Curtains ' - s:e:m::p:l,:e3's: 'STREET, ALTFIG-BENY, , NEW ABVERTTSEMESTS.-' jtL-ij A STRANGE RECOVERY.? A Man Carried From s. Death Bed' tnTh-Smllli tlin mm,Kn'' iOM Physician, at 1 No. 602 Perm Avenue. -Ji It is seldom necessary to comment upon facts; or upon tbat which is truly wonderful, yet cannot refrain from expressing profound ad-(' miration lor tne skui wmen is raising so many sufferers from beds of pafn and distress and' restores them to health and vigor. It scarcely seems credible tbat snch marvelous results' can be obtained by the laying on tr hands, and we should have been loth to believe these wonderful . reports of Dr. Smith's re markable cures only for the fact that we have been an eye witnes3, and see tag, you know, Is believing. What we see with our own eyes we are bound to believe. The following cases treated by the Drs. Smith at tbe Grand Opera House and fn their parlors, atNo.SOSPenn avenr.e, speak for themselves. Mr. John Foley., who resides at MiUvale, was taken with a terrible oain in his right shoulder upward of five months ago. The attack came on suddenly, like a shock of paralysis. The atm Decame useless in a few moments' time. He could not use tbe hand or move a finger. A short time after the attack ho beeanto ex perience ihra in the shoulder. The pain in creased in severity for a number of days, when it was discovered that there was an accumulation of pus in the shoulder joint. Mr. Foley applied to a doctor, who opened the shoulder with the knife. Large quantities of pns was discharged at the time and a fistula formed, which continued to discbarge a thin, acrid pus. In this helpless and hopeless condition he applied to the Drs. Smith, the magnetic physicians, at 502 Penn, avenue, ana was cured perfectly. He has re gained tbe use of his hand and arm. and is now well and happy. John McDonald suffered ten years from sciatica. Air. McDonald is an old irentleman. and was helcless for several Tears. Ho was cured on the public stage by one mag netic treatment. Scores of eases of loss of voice have been cared on the publia stage by one treatment, as well as , cases of rheumatism, neuralgia, catarrh, asthma, bronchitis, and, in fact, all kind3 of disease. All that the doctors do is to apply their hands to the affected parts for a few mo ments, when the cure Is completed. Drs. Smith -will continue to heal the Sick free of charge at the Grand Opera House every morning this weak from 10 to 11 o'clock. Next Saturdayjnorning will be their last ap- pearance In the Grand Opera. Honse. and will . close their publfc healing of the sick. Hereaf- ' ter those who desire to consult Dr. Smith may 4 do so at his office. No. 502 Penn avenue. Con- v saltation free from 9 A. at. until "p.h. daily. 1 All letters of inquiry must contain two stamps. Dr. Smith'soffice will close at 7 o'clock P. ac sharp. ap!7 MAKE NO MISTAKE when.buying Furniture, Carpets, Souse Furnishing Goods, Baby Carriages, Men's Clothing, Dry Goods, Ifadies' Wraps, etc. KBECH'S is the proper place to supply you with thise goods in the latest styles, the. best qualities and Ah lowest prices, for CASH OR. ON CREDIT, just as you se6 fit. " "i j T7 TT TTt ri T T J f -M 923 and 925 P6nn Ave, A Kbab NtKTH Street. a j Open Saturdays till 10 P. X. apl3-KWT 1L ' t ,F1 m JOHNFLOOKER & CO,- StAinrFACTUBEBS or FLICKER'S HEMP LUBRICATING PACKING!! FOR RAILROAD USE. Italian and American Hemp racking, Be Cord, Cotton Mops, Twine, etc WORKS East street. Allegheny Clty.Ta. OFFICE AND SALESROOM-SJ Water it. Pittsburg. Telephone No. 1370. ap22-15-jrWS WM, 8&MPU&U .&iou ou JNords, etc. lancy and smocked yoke. Spring new. .1 and Fancy Merino. Plain and Striped BK .Trices. ' . A and Portieres and Curtain Materials, &nt& v "Jjj PA. Jl M ..& XjH.:i mm'tmsmA HASH!