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Advent of the Phonograph Into the
Classic Domain of Harmony(
Titles Invented by the
Music Publisher.
The phonograph continues to creep ahead
in musical fields. The recent American
concert gen by Mr. Frank Van der
Stucken at the Paris Exposition trill be
banded down to posterity in the shape of
little wax cylinders.
Now many vocalists are beginning by its
aid to hear themselves as others hear them
and to realize as Emma Abbott did in
Pittsburg how different their voices sound
from what thev imagined them to be. If it
be true, as claimed, that all manner of
lapses :n tnne, time phrasing or pronuncia
tion are revealed to the singer himself by
hating his voice bonnce back to him, as it
were, what a great boon to suffering hu
manity the Menlo wizard's invention will
Instead of the effective, but ungracious
method of hissing a poor singer, what a
poetic penalty it would be to grind outbe
tween acts at the dressing room door a faith
ful reproduction of what its inmate had
just inflicted upon the audience. And the
much-abused press critic; just fancy how,
when the big, irate tenor comes 'around to
argue the point, he can turn his little crank
and annihilate the self-convicted blunderer
with a triumphant, "There! I told you sol"
The day may come when aspirants for
Tocal honors after swallowing an ammonia
phone full of genuine Italian voice, and
gazing into the laryngoscope long enough to
get it properlv placed in the region o: the
crico-arytenoideous lateralis muscle, can
complete their artistic education by the pur
chase of an assorted dozen or so of cylindri
cal Patti's, Scalchi's, Tamagno's or Mau
rel's, and then practicing away at the phon
ograph until the cylinders they turn out
are, line for line, scratch for scratch, micro
scopically exact duplicates of the purchased
In that day dealers in wax music will
have a right Jo return to the good old style
of title, thus: "The Swiss Echo Song, ex
actly as performed with marvelous success
bv Jennie Lind."
Speaking of titles, a glance over the pub
lishers' lists of popular pieces of the day is
calculated to excite an amused admiration
at the daring and ingenuity displayed in
the choice of such names.
Here are a few picked out at random on
s local counter the other day: "Yuba Dam
Quickstep," "Straight Crook Quickstep,"
for instance. Kcte the exquisite appro
priateness of the first title to that species of
musical form known as the "quickstep."
Observe the moral delicately inculcated in
the second; how the "crook," even after
becoming "straight," is ever fleeing from
the sword of justice. Another naively sug
gestive designation is, "Clog Dance,
'Grecian Statue' " probably alluding to
some colored Galatea of the male persuasion.
Then there arc the anagramatic titles got
up mechanically by reversing the order of
letters, etc Such as these were noted:
"Overture. 'Enotirab' for baritone." "Tuba
obligate, 'Olos-Abut;'" "Alto obligate
Utlaolos; Trombone solo, VEnobmort.' "
If the originality and tenuity ot mven
ion shown in some of these names only ex
tended bevond the title pace how much
more good music the world would possess.
Since the American Musician so hand-
lomely concedes the strength of the adverse
psition assumed by The Dispatch in up-
ui.oing thegreatlmrjortanoaoftheorehestra I
liihe .51. x. JS. A. meetings, it would be
ungenerous not to admit the too-sweeping
nature of the term "ultra-Anglican" ap
plied in this column to the journal in ques
tion. It was not meant to imply that the
esteemed Musician is not American in its
sympathies, as in its name; but that, where
no question of our own country is involved,
it leans strongly to the English schools and
from the German an antithesis quite
natural in the connection in which the term
was originally employed.
It may be frankly admitted that the
Musician is, as it claims to be, "thoroughly
American inside, outside, upside, down
side, frontside and hindside." And it is
just exactly this ubiquitousnessof its Ameri
canism, this practice of scanning all kinds
of questions by the tallowdip of national
delusiveness; it is, in short, the "know
nothingism" of the American Musician that
gives rise to its silly and futile protests
against drawing upon the Old "World for our
best orchestral conductors and players.
The following list of American conduct
ors is given.!) ttiac journal as being quite
as fit as Mr. Arthur Xikisch to conduct the
Boston Symphony Orchestra: Adolf Neu
endorff, E. A. McDowell, George "W. Chad
wick, ot Boston; Theodore Thomas,. Frank
Van der Stucken, John C. Keilzel, Victor
Herbert, Edgar S. Kelley, and Americo
Gori, of New York; Charles M. Schmitz, of
Philadelphia; Asger Hamerik and W. Ed
ward Heimendahl, of Baltimore; August
Waldauer, of St Louis; Han Palatka, of
Chicago, and Gustav Hinrichs, of San
Upon this list. Mr, Arthur "Weld, the
gifted young composer and conductor, makes
the following pertinent comments in the
Boston Post:
One is Instantly struck by tbe distinctly
American flavor of this list of names. With
tbe exception of Mr. Chadwick (Mr. McDowell
makes no pretensions as a conductor) I bellevo
tbere is not a single genuine American name
on the list. Let us look at the matter more
closely and from a purely professional let us
say musical point of view. To be a conductor
in tbe highest sense of the word one mnst be
more tban an admirable musician. It is a pe
culiar gift, and many of the greatest musicians
have not possessed it in the least decree. It
also requires unceaslnc training and practice
Arthur Nlkisch has officiated as conductor of
tho Leipsic Opera House for more tban ten
years. He has conducted numbei s of times all
of the standard classical operas and has
brought out under his own supervision many
new works. One may say without exaggera
tion that for ten jears be has conducted either
Important rehearsals or actual performances
every day. He was named by Levy as his pre
ferred successor at Bavreuth: and in reneral
musical circles he is reckoned as one of
tbe five or six greatest conductors in Eu
rone. As competitors with him a list of gen
tlemen is brought forward who have officiated
for some time as conductors of tbe numerous
small orchestras and choral societies in differ
ent American cities, holding probably one or
two rebcaraals a week, witb amateur singers
and "scratch" orchestras. Is tbts in the least
just or is it even honorable? All of these
"American foreigners" may be excellent
musicians, and doubtless are, but they
lack the training, the experience,
tbe daily practice of conducting, and nhnvn nil
they are not Americans. They came to this
country .because they hoped to make money
here. Mr. Nlkisch comes probably in precisely
tbe samo spirit; but being the better man be
gets a position wbich very few of the others
would even have applied for. This same so
ciety of musicians In New York wbich
intends to contest the landing of Nlkisch
in this country is chiefly composed of Ger
mans. Why did they come hereT Evidently
because tbey expected to make money more
money than they could make at home. Why
do tbey protest against the landing of air.
Njkisch? Evidently because tbere is not a
man in tbe society who feels himself competent
to fill tbe position bimself. and immediately
we have a living example of the "dog-in-the
manger" argument.
Crolcheo nnd Quavers.
AccOBpiNO to reports of her appearances In
Uerlin last month. Ktelka Gerster's lovely voice
Is not a thing of tbe dead past, after all.
Mb. Edwabd Scovel writes to the London
Jgaro that he has been engaged fortheseason
of 1SS9-90 by the Boston Ideals for "Lohengrin,"
"Carmen," "Faust" and "Trovatore " to sing
four' times a week at a salary of 100 ($500) per
Mb. Hobace Wadham Nicnotx, now of
New York, hut well remembered in Pittsburg,
was married at Trenton. N. J-.byt.be Mayor,
on the 27th of July, to Miss Cornell Mather,
whose residence Is variously given as Pittsburg
and as Leavenworth, Kan.
The Menetlrel, speaking of tho magnificent
production of "O telloiftt the London Lyceuta,
says: "Signor Facclo Is the first Italian orches
tra leader ot our times. Under his baton the
Instrumentalists were marvellous, and no or
chestra can be compared to that of the
jmr. joiin liowAiti), tbe eminent vocai
teacher whose previous stay In Pittsbure won
him the high esteem of his pupils (among
whom were such leading singer as Mrs. J ean
Wallace Webster. Miss Rosa Weber. Messrs.
D. M. Bullock, Ross "W. Drum and J. N.
Bebout), will be welcomed back for another
two or three months In the city this summer.
A ctmiotjs paper by an English organist
upon "ileloayin Speech" asserts that a cow
moos in a perfect fifth and octave or tenth; a
dog barks in a fifth or fourth, a donkey brays
In a perfect octave; a horse neighs in a descent
on the chromatic scale. Each person has his
fundamental key, in which he generally speaks,
but which ho often transsoses in sympathy
with other voices, or when he is excited.
Dh.F. L. RrrrEK,of Vassar College, cor
rected the generally accepted opinion attribut
ing to Gnillame Franck the writing of the
"Old Hundreth" psalm. "The tnne," writes
Dr. Rltter, "is due to Louis Bourgeois, who
adapted it from a popular air of the fifteenth
century. In the Genevan Psalter, the tune is
set to the lSJth Psalm. Louis Bourgeois was
born in Paris in the first part of the sixteenth
A Louisville sparrow found a queer resting
place the other day the interior of an organ
pipe. Queerer yet is the statement going the
rounds of the musical press that the presence
ot this sparaow put the organ ont of tune for
days, and caused an organ builder to bo called
In to see what was the matter. When any dif
ficulty with a single one of the thousands of
pipes in an organ is enough to move a church
music committee to have the instrument put in
order, the millenium will have arrived.
Mb. Simeox Biseell, of our town, dis
courses learnedly in an Eastern musical paper
upon the ultra-scientific voice cultivator. This
is a feeling portrayal of a not uncommon ex
perience: "If the pupil has ever been a pupil
of another teacher or a number of teachers, as
the case usually is, then the fiery indignation of
the rreat discoverer, vea more, the creat cre
ator of the only true method of voice building,
comes down upon the pates of the voice
butchers who have dared to attempt to teach
what is still a mystery to all the world save the
great voice builder."
Mr. Baknabke, who returned to Boston last
week after a season of 42 weeks, says: "We
have been from Maine to California, played to
"standing room only' nearly everywhere, taken
enough money to pay everybody all we owed
them, gave ourselves (Messrs. Karl, MacDon
ald and myself, I mean) our regular salaries
and put away $25,000 for futnre operations.
We are satisfied, and have health, as well as
wealth, as a result of the hard work of our long
season.' Apparently the old favorites of "The
Bostonlans" had some reason for staying out
West and missing Pittsburg for the first season
in many years.
Here are two sample programmes from the
series of piano recitals by Mr. Emanuel
Schmauk, in connection with the summer Nor
mal Music School now in progress at Eittan
ning. Pa.:
Aucnst 7 "Bouree" (from third suite for
Tiolincello), Bach; "Scherzo," O minor op. 39,
Chopin; "By the old Cathedral." Geibel,byK.T.
"Liebestraume." Liszt; "Tne Happv Return"
(duet). E. H. Sherwood, Miss Lizzie Schweiter
mg and E. Schmank; "Etude.'" Eb. op. 13,
Rubensteia. August 9 "Roundelay." op. 11,
Rbeinberger: "Forest Scenes, Schumann: 1,
Entrance; 2. Hunter on the lookout, 3.
Sobtarv Flowers; 4. Wayside Inn; S.
The Prophet Bird; 6. Hunting Song.
"Love's Request," tenor solo, Keicharat, air.
R. T. Knox; "Romance in F," Rubinstein;
"Impromptu," op. 90, No. 3, Schubert; "Min
uetto," B minor. Schubert; "Sonata in C," op.
47, Relnecke, arranged for piano, cello and
violin by E. Schmauk, Miss Mary Llndemann,
Mr. Blose and E. Schmauk; "Tannhauser
March," Wagner-Liszt.
Cut this out and paste it in your Grove
supplement; the London Figaro is responsible
for it: Bottesini's name was, perhaps, not con
sidered of sufficient Importance to be included
In "Sir George Grove's Dictionary," but it duly
appears in the "Appendix." In that extraordi
nary work the date of Bottesini's birth is put
down at 1822. whereas as a matter ot fact he
was born in 1821. Furthermore, it was not at
the age of 11 but at 13 (be was indeed nearly
14) that application was made by him to be
admitted to the Milan Conservatory. It
is, moreover, not true there was then
only one vacant place, and that for a contra
bassist. Indeed, there were two scholarships
open for competition, one for the bassoon and
cmm he bad already aoqnired a certain
knowledge ot tbe Instrument while nnderthe
tnitioa ot his uncle CogliatL The date of Bot-
teslni's first appearance in this country is also
misquoted. His debut, at any rate, accordinc
to himself, was at Alary's concert at Exeter
Hall, in 1848, and not at tbe Musical Union in
June, 1819, while the extraordinary statement
in Grove's dictionary appendix, that on the
latter occasion he played the violoncello, re
quires verification.
movements of Pltrsburgen nod Others 'of
Wide Acaualntanee.
J. H. Clifton and wife, of Weston, "W.
Va., are visiting their daughter, Mrs. Hersman,
1902 Carson street. Mr. Clifton is a retired
woolen manufacturer well known to many cf
Pittsburg's leading merchants, and at one time
figured prominently in West Virginia politics.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Darby, of Main
street. Lawrenceville, leave to-day for a trip to
Martinsburg, W. Va. They will be gone sev
eral weeks.
Harry Holdane, the shipping agent of
the National Tube Works, started for New
York on business connected wlih tbe works.
Frank Connelly went to New York to
look after bis book on tbe Johnstown flood,
which will be issued this week.
Mr. Mohn, of the Electric Laundry, in,
this city, has returned from a three weeks' trip
to New York.
J. D. Boyle, the coke operator, with
Mrs. Doyle left for Seattle last night to spend
two months.
K D. Elliott and Mrs. H. M. Acheson,
of Oil City, are among the guests at the Ander
son 110K1.
Brainard Borison, a prominent iron
man of Indianapolis, was in the city yesterday.
Arthur Kennedy and Mayor McCallin
went to Atlantic City to spend Sunday.
B. F. Overholt, of Scottdale, is stopping
at the Seventh Avenue Hotel.
B. F. Birckmon, of Bradford, "is regis
tered at the Monongahela House.
Colonel Hill went to Mt. Gretna last
Incident of a Dny In Two Cities Condensed
for Ready Keadlnir.
A eumor was circulated that J. Ludwig
Koethen, Esq., who went to California for the
benefit of his health, was stricken with paraly.
sis. Attorney J. L. JCoethon, Jr., received a
letter irom His lather, wno says fie is slowly
John W. Dean, a man who worked at tha
Oakland power house of tbe Pittsburg
Traction Company, Is missing, and his friends
are growing anxious in regara 10 nis saieiy.
lie was last heard of in West Virginia.
John SiiEFroBTH, of Crawford street, was
thrown in front of his wagon on Center
avenue yesterday morning and dragged a con
siderable distance. He would have been killed
but for the timely aid of a friend.
The Baltimore and Ohio will run another ex
cursion to Atlantic City next Thursday. DI-
vision Passenger Agent E. t. Smith is at the
seaside now, but will return on Monday to ac
company the excursionists.
There will be an advertisement Monday for
a large city printing job. Controller Morrow
will ask tor bids for printing the list of tax as
sessments. The estimates are expected to
range from SS00 to $0,000.
Phillip Rosenthal charges Isaic Kosen
blatz with larceny. He claims the latter, by a
clever ruse, got a domestic to give him 30 pic
tures which tho former bad in his possession.
The survivors of the Seventh Regiment will
meet in the AUcgbcnr Common Council Cham
ber next Saturday. Owing to the mixing of
dates they failed to meet last night.
Joseph Sandouch, an Italian, was arrested
by Officer Beckert, of the East End, yesterday
for striking Contractor John Scanlon on the
head with a shovel on July 29.
A man named Goldeshun was charged by
Abraham Cohen, before Alderman O'Donnell
yesterday, wifn disturbing publio worship at
the Wylie Avenue Synagogue.
An alarm from box 81 about 1-20 yesterday
afternoon was caused by a slight fire In the
slaughter house of Jacob Baltz. cornor of
Tustin and Moultrie streets.
Andrew Rpppel, who was trampled by a
runaway horse on Wednesday, died at his home
on Pius street.
William Dalze ll f eft from a roof, 20 feet,
yesterday. Be bad five fractured ribs.
Treasurer Thompson Will Change the
fllethod of Distributing tbe Fond
Among tbe Johnstown Suffer
era Two More Bodies
rsrxciAi. TiLiaaiK to thi dispatch.!
Johnstown, August 10. Treasurer
Thompson stopped off in town an hour this
evening, and had a short conference with
Secretary Kremer. He called at Dibert's
bank, where his clerks were paying out the
money, and effected arrangements for trans
ferring the accounts to the First National
Bank. A deposit will be made with the
First National Bank, and after this all
orders will be cashed there, after being
certified by Secretary Kremer. Messrs.
Binehart and Farrer will remain a few
days to prepare a complete statement of the
business transacted, and help to put the
papers in proper shape.
The board ef Inquiry gave notice, that no
orders will be issued after the 16th iust,and
Secretary Kremer notifies all holding orders
that they must be presented before Satur
day, August 17, for payment. If present
arrangements are carried out all cases will
be acted upon by tbe end oTnext week, and
the data will be at hand for the State Com
mission to fix the basis for the final dis
tribution. Two bodies were taken from the ruins to
day, only one of which was identified. It
was the remains of John Franke, and the
bodv was found just under the surface at
the"back of a little saloon which his son had
built, and in which he was doing business.
The Balloon of nn Aeronaut Bursts Without
His Knowledge.
CnAELOTTE, N. O., August 10. At the
Mount Holly fair grounds, yesterday
afternoon, Prof. W. K. Perry, aeronaut of
the American Balloon Company, was to
have ascended to a height of three-quarters
of a mile and then descend by the aid of a
parachute. At 5-o'clock everything was in
readiness, and in the presence of 1,500 peo
ple the balloon and aeronaut ascended.
"When the balloon had traveled upward
about 700 feet the crowd discovered that it
had burst, and it. immediately began to
As Prof. Perry was holding on under the
parachute he was not aware of his terrible
situation. The crowd became frantic with
excitement. Tells went up and pistols were
fired to attract his attention, but it was of
no avail. Soon all the gas in the balloon
was exhausted, and, twitching, jerking and
whirling, its fall became more rapid. It
was too late to release the parachute from
the wrecked balloon, and all came down
with a terrible crash to the earth. The
crowd rushed round the unfortunate man
and every attention was given him, but for
20 minutes he did not move or show signs
of life. His fall is variously estimated at
from 100 to 400 feet.
Prof. Perry was brought here and is be
ing treated by the best medical skill in the
city. Many of his bones are broken and
the physicians think it hardly possible that
he can recover.
Tho Scaled Orders GIvon to the Prize Crew
on the Black Diamond.
Victobia, B. C, August 10. The sealed
orders given by the Captain of the Bnsh
to Seaman Hawkins, when the latter was
placed onboard the Black Diamond, are as
Behrinq, Latitude 66.22 North, I
Longitude 170.2 West. J
Hawkins, Special Officer:
Sir You are hereby appointed Special
Officer and directed to proceed on board the
Black Diamond, of Victoria, this day seized
for violating the law. Section 1951, Revised
Statutes of the United States, and assume
command of said scbooner, its officers and
crew, numbering 25, and all and everything
excepting navigating tbe vessel, which
is reserved to Captain Thomas, and
which you will not interfere with
unless you become convinced tbat he is pro
ceeding to Eome other than your port of des
tination, in which event you are authorized to
assume full charge of the vessel. Everything
being in readiness, you will direct Captain
Thomas to make the best of his way to Sitka.
Upon arrival in that port you will report in
person to tbe United Sutes District Attorney
there, and deliver him Inclosed letters as ad
dressed, the Black Diamond, her outfit and the
person of Captain Thomas and the mate, Alex
ander Gault, and set the crew at liberty. After
being relieved of the property and persons in
trusted to your care, you will await at Sitka
tbe arrival of the Rush.
Respectfully yours,
L. C Shepard,
Captain U. 8. Rev. Steamer Rush.
The Peculiar and Fortunate Discovery Made
by n Minnesota Manufacturer.
Hastings, Minn., Aug. 10. William
Sondermann, a brick manufacturer, hating
noticed the appearance of gold in a .kiln of
brick, opened in his yard on Thursday, bad
a sample ot the sand analyzed by a St. Paul
chemist, with the resulting discovery of
"pay dirt" to the value ot 56 to the ton. The
expense of working the bed is comparatively
nothing, and Mr. Sondermann will seek
wealth in the sand.
Marriage Llccnsci Granted Yesterday.
h'troe. Retldenee.
( Benjamin E. Wilson Jeannette
(Martha Jenkins...- Mansfield
(Charles Jernberg McKeesport
(Alena Tburnburg- McKeesport
(John Drill Pittsburg
I Enma Dcuenn...........................ruiBDurg
(Thomas A. Parr...... Pittsburg
( Anna uaraner....
)Ann Wsutc.
(Wn. C. Smith Pittsburg
(Emma C. Zehnter Pittsburg
(Bernard A. Mctilnty Pittsburg
f J una Jieaiuig. ............... ...... ..jrillSDUrg
( Anton V. Wertlng Pittsburg
I Maria U. Hutches PlttsSurg
( Wm. E. Clayton Pittsburg
I Ellen Crawford Pittsburg
( George B. M array PUUbnrg
I Maggie Crowley t Pitta!) org
Is Your Blood Pure7 If not, if you have
boils, pimples, "humors," or Indications of
scrofula or salt rheum, you should take Hood's
Sarsaparllla, which is the best blood purifier
known. It effects wonderful cures where other
preparations fail. Be sure to get Hood's.
811 Bmitbfleld street.
"Gold fillings SI 00 and np
White alloy fillings 1 CO
Silver fillings. .... 75
Amalgam fillings.......... 50
Extracting teeth.. 25
Administering gas 60
Teeth. S5 and a Best teeth only SIO.
Pine gold flillng and gMd crovn work a spe-
dslty. ,
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VOGLE ROTZLEit Onho 8th last, at
the residence of Conrad Zicgler. Jr., No. 21
Avery street, Allegheny, by the Rev. Schaffer,
Frederick Vogm and Minnie Rotjxkb,
daughter of Conrad Zlegler, Sr.
COLLINS-LEWIS-On Wednesday. August
7. at Trinity Church, Washington, Pa., by the
Rev. F.C. CowperMissEVAM., daughter of
Edward Lewis. Esq., formerly of Pittsburg, to
Mr. John B. ,Coli.ins, of Monongahela City,
BEILSTEIN On Friday, August 9, 1SS9, at
820 p. h.. Herbert Fred beilstein, only
son of Fred andLoulsaBellsteln.aged 8 months
and 3 days.
Funeral services at residence, 222 Spring Gar
den avenue, AUegheny, Sunday, August H,
at2r.iL Friends of the family are respect
fully Invited to-attend. Interment private at
a later boor.
GLOVER On TSaturday morning. August
10, at 1250. WALTER 8EDOBBR0CK. SOU i Ot
John William at:d Catherine Glover, aged xi
" Funeral from residence of his parents, w
Page street, Allegheny, on Sunday, August
11, at 2 p.m. FrlendVof the family are respect
fully invited to attend.
GARDNER Saturday. August 10, at 3 A. it.
CARRIE, daughter of Charles and Maryil.
Gardner, aged 18 years, .U months andTdays.
Funeral services from 'the residence or her
parents. No. 172 Buena Vi sta street. Allegheny,
at 3 P. Jr. Private interment at 4 P. Jt.
HOYER After a short illness, at Mount
Clements, Mich., on Friday, August 9,1889, A.
C. Hoyer, aged S3 years.
Funeral services will be hel dat tne residence
of his father, No. 251 Fortieth street, on Mow
day afternoon at 2.30 o'clock. Interment
private at a later hour. '
HEZLEP-At 2 o'clock A. 11, August 10.
889, Martha. Rath, wife of JoiWPh B.Hez
ep. in the CSth year of her age.
Funeral services from her late residence.
Turtle Creek. Allegheny county, Sunday,
August 1L at 4 o'clock P. H. Interment MON
DAY, 10 a. si., at Lebanon cemetery.
KELLY On Saturday. August 10. I89. at 8
p. m., or scanet lever, William j., euu-"
of Louis A. and Kate A.JCelly, aged Br ye"
and 7 months. '
Notice of funeral id Monday's paper.
MCKAY 6n Thursday, Ausjust 8, U9. at
7 A. 31., WlU. G. McKay, aged 27 years.
Funeral took place Friday apternoo N t
2 o'clock at Washington, Pa.
McWILLIAMS At her home in Nottb
Braddock, on Friday, August 9, 1SS9, at U
o'clock a. St., Mary, wife of J. C. McWilllamil
In her 23th year.
The funeral will occur on Sunday after
noon, August 11, at 2 o'clock, when funeral
services will be held. Friends of tbe family
are respectfully invited to attend. 2
O'CONNORS Suddenly, on Friday. August
9, at 8 P. JL, John O'Connors, In the 30th year
ot his age.
Funeral from tho residence of William Shea,
Harvard street, near B. St. Clair street, Nine
teenth ward, on Sundav, 11th Inst., at 2 p. if,
O'BRIEN-On Saturday. August 10,1889. of
heart failure, John J. O'Brien, aged 63 years,
stepson of tbe late Robert Galway. brother of
Mrs. Joanna Davis, E. E.; stepbrother of the
late Mrs. Joseph Horn and the late Mrs.
Bernard Shea.
Funeral from his late residence, 1633 Liberty
avenue, at 3 p. it. Monday, August 12. Fu
neral service at 2 p.m. Friends of the family
Invited to attend. 2
O'REILLY On Erlday, August 9, MS3, at $30
o'clock, Charles O'RETliT, youngest son of
Thomas and Mary O'Reilly, aged I year lmonth
and 2 days.
Funeral from the residence of his parents,
Charles street. Fourteenth ward, city, on Sun
day, August 11, at 220 o'cIock. Friends of the
family are respectfully Invited to attend. 2
REET Suddenly, on Saturday. August ' 10.
18S9, at 3:15 p. it., Logan Southworth,
youngest son of Colonel W. li. and Lillian
Notice of funeral in Monday morning papers.
StflTZ On Friday, August 8. at 8.20 A.M.,
CHARLES B., son of Frederick and the late
AnnaB. Seitz.
SMITH On Friday, August 0, 1889. MARTIN
Smith, aged 29 years.
In the midst of life we're In death.
Funeral from 105 Third street, Soutbside, at
2 o'clock, on Sunday attebnoon. Interment
Funeral Sunday, August 11, at 2 p. jr., from
family residence, Sbarpsburg. Pa. Friends of
the fainily are respectfully Invited to attend. 2
WARD On Thursday, at the residence of his
parents. Renovo, Pa., John Brown, son of
William and Bella & Ward, in the 4th year
of bis age.
Funeral from tbe residence of James Kerr,
23 Erie street, Allegheny, on Sunday, at 10 a.
M. Friends of the family are respectfully in
vited to attend.
YOUNG On Saturday, August 10, at 1 p. it,
at the residenco of his son-in-law, M. J.Hlckey,
West street. Brnshton; P. R. R.. Sahuex. B.
YOUNO, late Lieutenant Company B, One Hun
dred and Tenth Regiment, Pennsylvania Vol
unteers, in we mn year or. nis age.
Funeral at 2 p. m. Monday, August 12.
ferment private at Homewood Cemetery.
(Successor to Meyer, Arnold A Co., Lim.,)
Office and residence, 1131 Penn avenne. Tele
phone connection. mylO-68-HWFSU
No. 6 Seventh Street.
Telephone 1153.
n. I1EVOEE &so,
Undertakers and Embalmers and Ltvery Stables,
No. 612 Grant street, near Fifth avenue.
At the old stand fine carriages for shopping or
parties or opera ai tue most reasonable prices.
'.telephone 223.
of the present generation. It is for its cure
and its attendants. Sick Headache, Constipa
tion and Piles, that
Tutt's Pills
have become so famous. Tbey act speedily
and gently on the digestive organs, giving
them tone and vigor to assimilate food. No
griping or nausea.
Sold Everywhere. -
Office, Murray stbeet, New York.
We will not carryover a pair of summer
goods it low prices will sell them.
60c Striped Cotton now29c,50c Lisle now 85c
75c Lisle now 44c, SI 25 Lisle now 75c, SI SUk
now 75c, 50 and 75c Black now 35c
DREN. 50c Black Cotton, double kneej.l9iv stainless
Black, double knees, 25c, Worth 35c: S3c worth
21 and 29c reduced from 60c; 75c Lisle now
60c, SI Lisle now 75c; Silk Irom 75c up.
Star Flannel Waists and Blouses
Are selling fast, the prices make them eo.
All cut away down in price; they will cost you
much more 30 days from now.
Tennla Goods and Flannel Shirts Must
Blazers 12 85, Caps 45c Bashes Jl 60; special
lot ot Flannel Shirts II 60. This is a great
All Departments Full of Good Bargains
710 PENN AVENUE. 710
Between Serenth and Sihthsts.
Has made it possible $o reduce the price.
This Iron Bed now costs $5 50,
Size, 3-6x6-6.
Proportionate prices for other sizes.
P. ft Schoeneck,
N. a Factory
large quantities.
quotations on
Imobe than a name
-IN A-
A ShoeKConstruotod for Children,
ranging rom 2 to 5 years, has
proved a blessing in every sense.
The mostmatural shape shoe; drills
the foot peifectly. Children walk
with comfort, and a most pleasing
shoe to the eye. Parents should
buy no other. Stand tough usage
better than amy. All widths, from
AA to D, 75cto 81, according to
Market St, Entrance 430-436.
, Braddock, 916 Bradtfock Avenue.
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TEETH, $5, $8, $10.
Gold fillings from $1 up.
silver, 75c; white alloy, SL
Oold Crowns a specialty.
Amalgao, GOc;
Comer Smithfield and Fourtbavenue.
je23-TTSu -
A fine, large crayon portrait $3 60; see them
before ordering elsewhere. Cabinets, & and
U 60 per dozen. PROMPT DELIVERY.
XorpUne and Whisky TfaMU pain
lessly cored. 1 reatment ftent triat
free. Confidentially address H. L.
kwumkk, see 1MX2 ursrrtte, us.
tV sQ
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We take time by the forelook. Our buyers are always on the
lookout for novelties, and they are displayed without delay on our
Have been shown by us for theJasi ten days.
, the following:
Colored Silk Velvet Ribbons, with cotton back, in desirable widths.
O 1 TTITP1 C Tbe popular Chatelaine Bags in greatest variety
W I I iH r I N and at all prices. All the fashionable shades and
JtilJllLiLiJ, black, 50c up.
An immense variety of
10c to 50o.
mii i irav
ill 1JJ Lull Lli X t shades, in three
silver crooks, 82,.formerly 83.
For Ladies, Gents and Children,, at attractive low prices.
74c, formerly $1 25.
New Styles of Fioh.ua, Lace Collars, Linen HemstitohecLHandker
ohiefs, eta, at astonishingly low prices.
fr08Afr3jS) 0 $$$$
id li isl'iiil
Fall- Fabrics are arriving daily
and our tailors are now hard at
work manufacturing our Fall and
"Winter Clothing. In order to ob
tain the necessary extra room we
have determined to dispose of all
GOODS immediately'. To this end,
former prices on Suits, Pants,
Straw and Light S(iff Hats', Flan
nel Shirts, Underwear, eta, have
been reduced 25 to 50 per cent.
TailOK, CIolMfirs and Hatters,
161, 163. Federal St, Allegheny.
406 and 408 Wood Street.
Mors Bargains for This Week Grand Open
ing of Picture Frames Read
Our Prices.
23 doz. 8x10 frames, in walnut, gilt, bronze
and oxidized, worth 50c only 25c
30 doz. 8x10 frames, in walnut, gilt, bronze.
ana oxiauea. cneap at ix, only sue.
15 doz. SxlO frames, in gilt, bronze and" oxi
dized, sold everywhere atfl, only 75c
12 doz. SxlO frames. In 20 different styles,
worth from II 50 to 12, only SI.
Beautiful silk plush cabinet frames, 23c.
Elegant pastel panels, In gilt, oxidized and
oak frames, only SI 25.
Artotypes, size 20x22, In oak frames, regular
price S3 GO, only 52.
Decorated front wall pockets, 50c to 12 60.
Ebony towel raeks, plush front, only 89c
Black walnut tables, only SL
Black walnut aide and corner brackets, 25c
Bronze lava statuary, 60 different styles. SI
to S2 75. .
Bags, 25 different styles, from 25c to 14 60.
Croquet set closing ont at 75c
Union web hammocks, worth $1 25, only 75c
Beautiful dolls, all kinds and styles, from 5c
up to SI 50.
Thousands of vases, worth double the money,
which we are selling from 5c to SI 25.
Albums, lower than ever, from 69c to S5.
English printed tea set. 68 pieces, onlv 12 89.
English printed dinner set, 108 pieces, only
12-plece decorated toilet set, with Jar, worth
S3, only S5.
10-piece decorated toilet set, cheap at S3 50.
only S2 25. i s- .
Iron rakes, hoes and shovels for children,
only 5c
Qarden sets (three pieces) only 25c
Boys' 4-wheel wagons, 39c. 50c 95c to S3.
Girls' doll carriages, with parasol top, only
Boys' wheelbarrows, 10c, 25c 50c and 95c
If you need anything In the house furnish
ing line, don't fail to examine our stock. You
can save 60 per cent. A full line tinware,
crockery ware, glassware, silver ware, wooden
ware, eto." Goods delivered free in both cities.
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O. D. LEVIS. Solicitor of Patents.
131 Fifth avenue, above SmithOeld, next Leader
omce. inoueiay.j xianiisneazu years.
Attention is called to
All widths of Black Silk Velvet Ribbons,
from No. 1 to No. 20. Black Velvet Rib
bons, satin backs, Nos. 4, 5, 7, 9. 12. 16.
Silk, Leather and Canvas Belts,
Fall styles of Hats and Bonnets, Velvets and Rib
bons to match. New Crown Edged Ribbons, all
200 26-inch Gloria Umbrellas, gold and
silver handles, 81 50, formerly 82 60.
350 26-Inch Gloria Umbrellas, gold and
Over 500 styles are shown in this do-
is to undergo the winnowing-out process this week. To-morrow our
counters will be piled with bargains. Prices have been reduced, not
on everything, but on aU odds and ends, and their name is legion.
On this second floor you will find
. Ladies' and Misses' Muslin Underwear.
bargains in Chemises.
Bargains in Night Gowns.
Bargains in Drawers.
Bargains in Corset Covers. ,
Bargains in DressingxSacques
Bargains in Skirts,
Infants' Wear.
Bargains in Infants' Short Dresses.
Bargains in Infants' Long Dresses,
Bargains in Infants' Long Cambric Skirts.
Bargains in Infants' Sliort Cambric Skirts, l
Bargains in Infants' Long Flannel Skirts.
Bargains in Infants' Short Flannel Skirts.
Bargains in Infants' Flannel Sacques,
Bargains in Infants' Flannel Wrappers,
Bargains in Infants' Flannel Bands,
Bargains in Infants' Caps.
Bargains' in Infants' Cloaks.
Bargains in Infants' Short Coats.
Bargains in Infants' Flannel Shawls,
Bargains in Infants' Knit Shirts,
Bargains in Infants' Feeders.
Bargains in Infants' Bibs.
Bargains in Infants' Bootees.
Bargains in Infants' Zephyr Sacques,
Boys' .Star Shirt Waists
Beducedfrom 7Bc to GOc.
Beducedfrom $1 to 75c.
Beducedfrom $1 25 to $1,
Ladies' Aprons
Beduced from 25c to 18c. .
Beducedfrom 63c to 39c.
Beduced from 7 5d to 50c.
Beduced front 88c to 69a
Ladies' Jerseys and Blouses
Beducedfrom $2 25 to $1 75.
Beducedfrom $2 88 to $2 25.
Beducedfrom $3 SO to $2 75.
Beducedfrom, $4 to $3,
Ladies' and Misses' Rnbber Gossamers
Beducedfrom $3 75 to $2 88.
New Department Stores,
504-506-508 Markst Street, Pittsburg, Pa;
305 "Wood s-ta?ee-b- 305
Chamber Furniture. Wlien in want Brussels Carpet,
of anything in
Parlor Furniture. Mh& . househcld Ingrain Carpet,
Lounges, line you will con- Bag Carpet
suit your own in
Couches. Bugs.
terest by giving
Befrigerators, us a call. Lace Curtains,
Ice Chests. Do not forget mndowShadeat
the number, 305,
CASH or and go no place CASH or
Store open Saturday evening
This fall we are going to create the greatest sensation in price the public in
this dtjr have ever experienced and to do so we must hare a very large stock. Now,
we have the stock and It certainly is an Immense one. We are showing a finer line
than ever in
Both In Oak and Walnut, so that now is a good time to refit jour Dining Roots,
-while the stock is new and fresh. In
We have a line that cannot be surpassed, showing over ONE HUNDRED different
styles in Oak, Walnut, Cherrr, Mahogany or Ash, and ranging in price from $ao to
$400. During the past two weeks our sales in
Have been enormous, more particulatlr In fine goods, so that onr upholsterers have
been actually working night and day to get them out. Still we have a handsome
display of them on our Parlor floor. They range In pricefrom $40. to $335.
Are arriving every day. New goods, new design and exceedingly low price.
307"-"WrOODD ST.-307
tySole affeata far'fte DAVIS SEWXO MACHINE.
until 10 o'clock.

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