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" THE PITTSBURG DISPATCH, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16,- - 188K"
Vi.' GOLDEN EYEKGLADES Col. W. L Scott's Great Scheme Eeclaim Swamps Tans Out. to BIG CHANGE IX FLORIDA'S MORASS. Sow, After Seven Tears, a Mississippi Steamboat Enters It. A GIGANTIC PLAN TO HAKE SUGAR KIXG JCOKItESPOXDESCE OP TIIK DISrATCII.3 Jacksonville, Fla., September 13. The drainage oi the great Okeechobee re gion of South Florida is proving a success. Tor years the plan was discussed by scien tists and capitalists, but not until 1881 did the first dredge boat begin operation. This vast morass embraces 8,000,000 acres situ ated in the northern portion ot the State, including the Everglades and the valleys of the Caloosahatchie and Kissimmee rivers. The object was to drain the lands adjacent and to open a navigable channel to the Gulf of Mexico. The work has never been suspended, and is being pushed forward with more force than ever during this summer. To-day the thousands ot acres of "reclaimed lands" show what labor and the ingenuity of the American can accomplish. The drainage of this immense territory has been a herculean task, and the most colossal known in the history of the world; bnt the result of the scheme has made the Okeechobee valley THE EGYPT Or AMERICA. It is hard to imagine the wonderful changes that a few years, combined with Yankee enterprise, can make. Seven years ago this region was nothing but a vast morass, and none but the light-footed In dian entered the tropical swamp. A trans formation to be effective must be rapid; and it is not surprising the stranger feels a shock when he compares the then of '82 with the now of '89. Vast ranges of inexhaustible fertility are being used for farming and grazing. Orange groves, banana planta tions, suzar cane and tobacco fields are al ready in a high state of cultivation. The interior of sub-tropical Florida is composed of the unknown Everglades, sup posed until reccntlr to be irreclaimable and almost impenetrable. Lake Okeechobee was found to be 22 feet above high tide, and, by means of the canal connecting it with the Caloosahatchie river on the west, its level has been lowered, thus draining the lands adjacent. Sow, for the first time within the knowledge of man, the waters ot Okeechobee flow constantly to the Gulf, thus lowering the lake and preventing a recurrence of the former annual inunda tion ol the lands of the Caloosahatchie Val ley. This gitantic scheme, about which so much has been written pro and con, is, therefore, found to be practicable, and each year is redeeming more land from the do main of standing waters. SIAEVELOUS CLIMATE ASD SOIL. Of this interior region we are only able to judge of the climate by the native vegeta tion, which is nearly as tropical as the Ba hamas, from which it may safely be pre sumed that killing frosts'never "visit this belt. The hardships connected with this work is almost beyond the power of human en durance, and nothing but the "grit, grip and gumption" of the Yankee has induced the continuance of the dredging. The sur vey is in itself a task that nothing but strong physical endurance could withstand. Captain Minge, to whom so much of the engineering is due, says: "To be in the middle of the Everglades for a month or so, with no other comforts than a light canoe and such an outfit as can be carried in such a craft, waist deep in mud nnd water, mosquitoes alligators and moc casins; traveling to the point ol the com pass, regardless of thick morasses of ac quatic jungle 10 feet high, is.no child's play." And yet, for seven years the dredging machinery has been at work, until this re gion is a network of canals and rivers, with a main channel 360 miles in length reaching xo tue uuit, which has already oeen trav- creea oy a .Mississippi steamer. IT IS PENNSYLVANIA PLUCK. The Okeechobee Company, comprised of . cuu n.iuia u.ijuiuiiiis wun uoionei Will iam L. Scott at their head, undertook to reclaim 12,000 square miles of lands under water, for which the State ceded one-balf of all reclamations. Under the special charter from the legislature of the State, the drainage company have given over thou sands of acres already and, from tests made, thev are the richest in the United States. For an average depth of six feet there is nothing but decomposed vegetable matter, which with the mildness of the climate, sives a perpetual vegetation of semi-tropical products. In the prosecution of the work the drain age company has expended more than S3,000,000, and its return for this outlay is derived from the sale of the reclaimed lands. Hundreds of caDitalists nri im-..tinn heavily among these fertile acres, and the gigantic power of American gold is uniting itself with American enterprise. Here we find the sugar lands of South 1 londa the magnet that is drawing such iorces of Northern capital to the State. Hundreds of acres are already in the culti vation of cane, and, in the midst of this FOUR MAMMOTH SUCAP. EEFINEBIES have been erected during the last year. That sugar is destined to be king in this region is not questioned by thinking men. .these rich bottom lands possess an advan tage over the Louisiana plantations, inas much as they are more fertile, while the milder climate allows the cane to more fullv mature. The experimental run of last sprmir showed a net profit of S125 per acre over $00 in Louisiana. ' Experts, who have studied the sugar in dustry in Cuba say that in the "reclaimed jiiiu ui xionua. ,u03 Has met a rival, labor costs more in Florida, but the vield is greater, markets are nearer, and an ex emption from tariffduties more than offsets the labor account. The largest sugar estate of Cuba last year netted S800.000. A COLOSSAL mabket. Will the sugar industry pay ? Annually the United States consumes 1,500,000 tons of sugar. The Sugar Trust made a piofit last year of $30,000 000-520 per ton-in excess of the sugar refineries, before the trust was formed, all of which came out of the people without any return to the people. It is es timated that less than 5,000,000 acres of cane would supply our home markets. With the demand for the staple that rich and poor, high and low, must have, it is not surprising that the culture of sugar has become a source of never-ending interest to all. Trie sugar fields of Florida uie w.w4.vu. im uiaie, ana as a money enterprise sugar culture will far out-rival the orange industry. The plantations at this season of the year, in their luxuriant growth, make the sugar planters' hearts dance with joy, and while the business is only in its infancy, careful estimates place the Florida crop for the coming rear at 3,000,000 pounds. bj j v TonrlMe, Whether on pleasure bent or business, should take on every trip a bottle ot Syrup of Figs as it acts most pleasantly and effectually on the kidneys, liver and bowels, preventing fevers, headaches and other forms of sickness. For gale in 50c and SI bottles by all leading drug gists. Ilnndsome New Brocade Silks Open To-Day "Si CO to $3 in all the new Cloth Shades made in this country ana equal to foreign goods at twice the price. Jos. Hokjce & Cos Penn Avenue Stores. Ass your Age. druggist for Klein's Silver MWJr SUFFERINGS ENDED BI DEATH. The Fourth Fnlnltu KfsuUIdc From a Recent Mine Explosion. JprECIAL TELEGRAM TO TUE DISFATCII.i Cakbondale, September 15. Andrew O. Xicol, Superintendent of the Delaware and Hudson collieries in this valley, who was burned in the recent explosion at the Oliphant colliery, died from his injuries yesterday. This" is the fourth death result ing from the accident, but his is the outcome of an act of heroism seldom paralleled. "When the fatal explosion was over it left Mr. Nicol and his four assist ants with their lights gone out and their clothes on fire. The fire then had to be ex tinguished by rubbing the woolen clothes between their'already burned hands. When llr. Nicol could stand the additional burn ing no longer he tore his coat with his teeth, burning his mouth badlv. Then, in the in tense darkness, burned, bleeding, bruised and sore, they started for the loot of the shait, a mile and a quarter distant. Mr. Nicol guided the party by sliding one foot along the rail. When, owing to an old hurt he was obliged to give that up, he ran his burned hands along the rail until the flesh was worn off the finger tips. The others gave out and wanted to lie down and die, but his indomitable will kept the party in motion, and toward the last he dtagged one of the men by his collar with one hand while feeling his way along the mine with the other. It seems almost as though human nature could not have endured the agonies of that half hour's walk in the learlul dark ness, continually banged and bruised as their burned bodies were by coming in con tact with the obstacles they "could not see or feel until thev struck them. A BOMB IN THE ST0TE. An Allegheny Woman Badlr Darned by a Peculiar Explosion. A peculiar explosion occurred last evening in the house at No. 14 Harnett alley, Allegheny. The house is occupied bv Mrs. J. E. Howells, a widow. She rents from Mrs. Nancy Norris, who lives in the rear. When Mrs. Howells was preparing supper the fire in her kitchen stove became low. She sent her little girl into the back yard to get kindling. The child brought back, with some wood, an oblong article, about the size of a goose egg, covered with wicker work of split bamboo. It looked like a small basket, but was, in reality, a Japanese bomb, used for fireworks. The girl said that Mrs. Norris gave it to her. It was thrown into the wood box, and a few minutes later Mrs. Howells put it into the stove. Mrs. Howells was standing in front of the stove when the bomb exploded. It created a loud report and filled the house with smoke and the smell of gunpowder, while smoke issued from the windows and doors. The stove was blown to pieces, the fragments flying all about the apartment, making deep indentations in the plaster of the walls. Burning coals and hot ashes were thrown upon Mrs. Howells' feet and ankles, and they were badly burned. A little boy named Smith stood against the wall beside tue stove. 1'ieces ol iron cut into the wall all around him, but he was unscathed. Mrs. Norris denied that she gave the bomb to Mrs. Howells' child, and says that the girl found it in the yard. HU IS NOT BEN. FKANKLIN. A Fellow Fired Wbo Got n Customs Position Under That Name. Philadelpaia, September 15. It was learned yesterday aiternoon that Frank, commonly Known as "Bat" Harold, had been "bounced" from his lately secured po sition as one of the "chance men" in the weighing department of the Custom House. A call unon Collector Cooper by a reporter resulted in the information that Harold had been put upon the chance roll August 22 under the namp of Benjamin Franklin. A downtown politician had recommended him, and the Collector is now after this man for it. Chief Weigher Dietz learned yesterday morning who "Benjamin Franklin" really was, and promptly removed him. The po sition held by Harold was not a particu larly desirable one, as it paid him only 54 or $5 a week, but if he had remained might have led to something better. Collector Cooper considers the way Harold's appoint ment was secured as an imposition upon the Collector's office. ANTI-PROHIBITIONISTS AWAKE. They Sleet and Form a Federntlon to Carry Out Their Objects. The anti-Prohibitionists of the Southside met again last night in the Iron and Glass Bank building. There was a fair attend ance and the audience was enthusiastic George Fritz was chairman of the meeting and Jacob G. Klein secretary. The name of the association was changed to the Southside Liberty Federation. An address was prepared to send to all German societies in Pitts burg and vicinity. It requests them to act independently in politics, to aid in extend ing the influence of this organization, from which all secular and partisan political views, will be absolutely excluded; to stir up universal activity among the Germans and bring out good men for office regardless of political creeds. Each German society is invited to send three delegates to a meeting of the federation on Septembsr 29, in the Iron and Glass Hall. BHANTI BOATS MUST GO. Tbo Ukase Ittned by Mayor Pearson Against KlTer Dweller. Mayor Pearson, ot Allegheny, has de cided to clean out all the boathouscs along the Allegheny wharf, and will make the occupants either float them somewhere else or abandon them. He has decided to take this step on ac count of the numerous complaints against the jo-boat dwellers from time to time, and although some of them may be above sus picion, he intends to make no dis tinction and will banish all at once. Yesterday morning at 3 o'clock some of his officers caught a lot of men in a wagon loaded with Deer driving out the Brighton road and raising a racket. At the hearing it was developed that they were all residents of jo-boats on the Allegheny. The men were fined. Allegheny has seven miles of water front and in that distance there are perhaps 150 "house boats" with at least 600 residents. A HILLIOXUKE SICK. Sir. John Crerar Said to be Djinc nt At lantic Cllr. Atlantic City, September 15. Mr. John Crerar, the millionaire, is said to be dying at a well-known fashionable downtown hotel. He is nearly, if not over, C5 yeats of age, and he has had a most active business life. Nearlv every prominent business man in Philadel phia knows him. There is great secrecy as regards the nature oCtlie illness, but it is believed that paralysis enters into it. He came here only a few days ago in the belief that he would profit by the visit. Thus far all the symptoms have been favorable, but still it is feared that the re- auib ui uc teriuu5. ms attorney is in constant attendance upon him, and will not allow any one to obtain particulars of his illness. A HIGH EOLIiEB. Tho Feat Accomplished bv John ZImmer, nt the Carbon Works. On Saturday last John Zimmer roller at the Carbon Iron Company's Works, Thirty second and Smallman streets, nrromnlislied a ilifficult feat in rolling. He rolled a plate seven-eighths of an inch thick, 16 inches wide and 135 feet long. The plate was turned out in one heat and was ont of a rough Ingot. This is said to be one of the largest plates ever turned out by a roller. DALZELL A CONYEET. The Noted Private, Wants No More Pension Legislation. EXTREME ENFORCEMENT A MOTTO Under Which He Hopes to Sea 800,000 Pen sioners Get There. HIS CONCLUSIONS FK0M THE FIGUEES Since the Pension Bureau has become the most discussed institution connected with the Government, owing to Corporal Tanner's retirement, and since Private Dalzell has pronounced that retirement iniquitous, the following communication from the latter, written to this paper from Caldwell, O., a day or two before the climax alluded to, will be of greater interest than ever: To the Editor or The UIiDatcn: I have been barking up the wrong tree for years. My eyes are opened at last, I take back every word and syllable I have ever uttered on the subject of further pen sion legislation, and with a full knowledge of all the consequences of such a statement, fearlessly announce tomy comrades through out the United States that we have too many pension laws already and want no more. All we need is the enforcement of those al ready on the statute books. , It is all folly to pile up more laws and so provide for the presentation of more claims, when the Pension Offi ce is simply over whelmed and glutted with pension claims now, sleeping in the files of office the sleep that knows no waking. At Milwaukee the National Encampment never thought of this tremendous and start ling fact. In all my advocacy of other and further legislation this idea never once crossed my brains. Ko man ever took this view of the matter before. HIS EYK OPENEB. This is the only true view. All others are a snare and a delusion. Mv eves are opened to see it at last, and I will hammer away at it until I get all the soldiers to see it, and then pound it through the thick skulls of our Congressmen, if it takes all winter. o do sure it the politicians could have their way of it they would keep up this fraud till the end of time. Keep prom ising and promising us more pension legis lation until the last comrade lays down in his grave unpensionedl It is a glittering fraud! Our Twenty-third National Encampment at Milwaukee declared for further legisla tion in the shape of a disability bill. Some of us wanted a service pension to all sol diers. That was always my plan. We were all wrong. Let me prove it. It will take but a min ute, and no man can answer me. By the report of the Commissioner of Pensions for 1888 1 am enabled to clinch my reasons lor an i nave said above. DOWX TO THE FIGURES. By that report it appears that the total number of pensions granted up to July 1, 1888, was 452,557. This was the net result ol 27 years work in the Pension Office, be ginning in lbbl. How the number of cases on file then was 605,S90,since then increased to over 800,000, not one of which has yet been passed upon. The highest number of cases passed upon by the Pension Office was 60,000 cases. So that following the ratio of the average progress of the work of adjudi cation in the Pension Office it will require over 40 years to reach the last of the claims already on file there, and by the ratio of Black's best year, still it would take at least 13 years to clean the docket of the ac accumulated cases. Now, alongside this please place two other statements, that the death loss of pensioners for 1888 was 15.730, and the death loss of the applicants for the same period before pension was granted was 22,831; the total death loss lor 1888 was 38,561. THIS -WILL INCREASE by an -accelerated ratio by and by, and that very soon running into a geometrical ratio in a few years will make a blank both of the pension roll proper and of the roll of claim ants tool The averagedeath age of the soldier is56,and most of theapplicantshave already exhausted their limit and are due to die any day. How about their claims? They must live, say, 30 years yet, to know whether they are accepted or re jected. Most of them cannot live five vears. What is to become of their claims? If they die before allowance, the law provides that their widows or orphans under 16 years may (not get a pension, no, fir,) present and prosecute claims for pensions. That doubles thenumber of claims, but brings us no nearer the practical end than the soldiers were is life themselves. But if they leave no widow or minor child under 16, then that is the end of it, and the Government retains the pension in its treasury. It can in no event go to the administrator or heir. It dies with him. IT PATS UNCLE SAM. For every soldier that dies with an un paid pension case pending the Government makes 51,000 clear money on an average, or at most and at best it tacks on another claim to be added to the mighty pile already stuffed away on its files. Even if a widow or minor child has a claim, the widow's death or remarriage ends her case, and the child's case only survives as a third new case to be commenced, dillv dallied with and prosecuted like any other claim, until the child is 16, then the thing goes out like the rest. This system of delavs. this erilrf-Mnortod policy of retarding and obstructing and pro crastinating the settlement ot pension claims, dishonest and cruel as it is, is very effectual practically in diminishing the volume of cases before the office and in re ducing the money charge of the pension rolls. ONLY A HALF MILLION. I pity the poor comrades who are daily expecting pensions that never come! I un dertake to say of the 800,000 claims now pending not 500,000 ever can be reached during the lives of tbe claimants. They cannot, it is well to remember, afford to wait as long as the applicants who filed their claims in the sixties orseventies. They had a probability of life reaching on till 1880 yes tolb90, while the unfortunate claimants who are now on the anxious seat, and dailv looking for a pension they will never see" have not three years left; indeed, no insur ance company would take the risk for one year, simply because they have already They can't wait so long. I have known men to wait 15 years and then get their pEnsions. They had time to spare to wait ml Bnt those now claiming have no such time left! A FOOLISH ET3IEDY. And yet the fool remedy proposed is more pension laws, forsooth! What infernal nonsense to go on neaping up cases upon cases in the Pension Office that never can be passed in the world! Better apply the toe ot the Executive boot to the Pension Office. Better hurry up the cases already there then roll in more. It would be easy to do, very. I could, with a slight change in the rules and regulations of the Pension Office, settle and pay every valid claim there in three months. Yet thev will n .,. be settled. They will never be" paid. The policy is one of buncombe and fraud. But thank God lor one thing, we don't want anymore pension laws, but we do want more pensions or they get less votes. Peivate Dalzell. Caldwell, O., September 10, 1889. An Ex-BInror's Bos. An information made before Alderman Cassidy charges ex-Mayor McCarthy with keeping a ferocious dog. The complaint is lodged by Mrs. E. Bedpath, a neighbor of Mr. McCarthy, in the Eleventh ward nt, allege that the dog bit her little child. A warrant has been issned and will be served to-day. m LINCOLN AND THE PBEACHKE. How the Former vrns Affected by a Prophecy of the Latter. Lewlstown, HI.. fcpeclaVto the Globe Democrat. At a harvest home celebration, held near this place yesterday, Eev. Dr. Haney, a pioneer Methodist minister, of Canton, related the following'reminiscence of Abra ham Lincoln. It has never been published, and its accuracy is vouched for by one or two Methodist ministers of Fulton county: At a county meeting not far from Spring field, some years before the war, it was known that Kev. Peter Akrees would preach. He was celebrated for the power and prodigious length of his sermons. He was the minister who dedicated the old Metho dist church in Lewistown in 1849, and hia sermon was just three hours long. A car riage load ot prominent Springfield lawyers went out to hear the great preacher. Lin coln was one oi the party. His theme was "The Sin of Slavery." He portrayed Jts horror in vivid color. He prophesied that God would wash away this crime of crimes in blnorl. He nredicted the war, and with prophetic accuracy described its But he put off its date some years. terrors. It was a startling and tnninng seruiuu. Few hearers sympathized with the preacher's views. They regarded the ser mon as the idle frothings of a harmless old Abolitionist. As the lawyers rode home they chatted gayly about the absurd fears of the preacher. They expected to see a railroad built to the moon before any civil war would happen in this country. But Lincoln was silent and thoughtful. At last they rallied him. "What do you think about it, Abe?" they "Well," he replied, "I confess that I have never before been so deeply im pressed by human utterance. I have never thought we should have war over slavery or any other question. But those utterances to-day seemed to come from far beyond the preacher. They came to me as a real and awful prophecy. More astonishing than all and you may laugh if you will Lseemed to be thrilled in my very soul with the con viction that I am in some way to have tre mendous responsibility in that coming and awful war." Mr. Lincoln's solemn manner impressed his hearers, as usually he was the happiest in auy company. It was only a few years until 'Father"Afcree's prophecy and Mr. Lincoln's remarkable impression were fully verified. ATLANTIC CITY'S SCARE. Twenty-Six Leading Citizens of the Place Snj It Was False. From the Philadelphia Evening Bulletin. The following unvarnished statement con cerning the recent storm at Atlantic City, signed by 26 of the most prominent citizens of the place, may be of interest: "The damage to sailing craft and to prop erty on tbe water front has been extensive and probably not over-rated. Several small dwelling houses recently built out on the meadows have been washed away from their foundations. That part of the city, includ ing the business streets, and nineteen twentieths of the hotels and boarding houses, extending from the lighthouse to Florida avenue, a distance of 20 squares, and from Arctic avenne to within 100 feet of the boardwalk, a distance of about three squares, has almost wholly escaped damage, with the exception of a few fallen trees and fences, some injured roofs, and a number of wet cellars, it has not been submerged and there has been no real danger at any time that it would be, though when the tide was highest some of the cross streets have been, and these few overflowed nearly to Pacific avenue. "Water was turned off by one of the water companies, because of salt water in the supply basins, and was turned on again as soon as word could be communicated to the pumping station. The other company has continued its ample supply as usual. The sewerage system has been in constant operation, notwithstanding a slight break in the well, and no sewerage has been backed np into the town: all reports that such was the case, and that people were leaving on account ot it, are absolutely false. During the entire time the town was not without light, as reported, as there was an ample supply ot gas, and but one night was there trouble with the electric lights. The stop page of railway and telegraphic communi cation caused inconvenience and anxiety to many, but no real suffering resulted from any cause whatsoever." WONDERS OP THE TELAUTOGRAPH. Possibility of Hnvins One's Writing Trans mitted by Electricity. A pleasant-faced, elderly gentleman, full beard, neatly cropped, and, like his hair, plentifully sprinkled with wbite, was sit ting in the lobby of the Sew Deuison. "Who's that?" inquired the reporter. He was told the gentleman was Prof. Elisha Gray, of Chicago, the famous electrician. "I have just perfected an invention," said Prof. Gray to the reporter of the Omaha Bee, later on, "for the transmission of the handwriting a fac-simile of the hand writing." "How is this accomplished?" , 'One sit? down and writes on a sheet of paper, using.a pen or pencil, and whatever is done at this end, every motion that is made on the paper or off it, is faithfully re produced by a pen upon paper at the other end of the wire at the same time, just as fast or as slow as it is given at this end, and neither laster or slower." "What name have yon given the instru ment" "The telautograph, and it can be worked over any length of wire." HER SCPPERINGS OVER. Mrs. E. It. Wallace Died at the Homco pntlilc Hospital. Mrs. E. E. Wallace died at the Homeo pathic Hospital, where she has been under going treatment for some time past The deceased was the daughter of Rev. M. Holmes, pastor of the Union Avenue M. E. Church, Allegheny. The remains were taken to his residence, 104 Locust street. T& All Run Down from the weakening effects of warm weather, by hard work or from a long illness, yon should take Hood's Sarsaparilla, which will purify your blood, expel scrofula and all impurities, regulate the liver and other organs, cure headache, give strength and create an appetite. Be sure to get Hood's. BLOOKER'S DUTCH COCOA, 150 CUPS FOR $L CHOICEST, PUREST. BEST. je24-iHTF TRY IT. Sfei Is Vie PUREST, BEST and Cleanest SOAP,; Of all Druggists, but beware ol ImlUHons. HSlHHHilHBMBilnM A MICHIGAN EVANGELIST. Be Beeln's a Series ol Revival Meetings In - the Southside Kink. The mammoth roller rink at the corner of Carson and South Twenty-second streets was crowded last night, fnlly 2,000 people being present. The occasion was the first of a series of revival meetings, held under the auspices of Major J. H. Cole, of Adrian, Mich., who has acquired considerable evan gelistic fame at home and abroad as a co worker with Dwight L. Moody. Rev. B. B. Wilbur opened the exercises hy saying that the different pastors of the Methodist, Baptist and Presbyterian churches bad combined and resolved to aid the Major in making the revival a success. A choir of about 100 voices, composed of the leading singers Ipfjthe above-mentioned churches, under the leadership of Prof. John Jones, ot the Nineteenth Street Baptist Church, sang appropriate hymns. The featme ot the evening was the address of Major Cole. The Major is a magnetic "no attractive speaKer, ana sways tne emo tions of his auditors almost at will. In the course of his remarks he dwelt largely upon the efficacy of prayer and its beneficial re sults. He related many touching incidents that came under his personal observation during his evangelical tours in England and America. The services will continue nightly for the next two weeks, and possibly longer. OUR SAVT AT AUCTION. War Ships In Brooklyn Nnvy Yard Going; Under tho Hammer. New York, September 15, In a short time the Navy Department will sell to the highest bidder the sloops of war Juniata and Quinnebaug. The latter vessel is now at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. She was com pleted at Philadelphia about 12 years ago. The Juniata was built 27 years ago, and returned from tbe Asiatic station at about the same time as the Quinnebaug from the Mediterranean. She was used in the Civil War, and led the fleet which went in search of the Polaris survivors in 1873. Both ves sels are in a wretched condition, and fit only for the junk dealer. SELECT EXCURSION To Norfolk, Fortress Monroe nnd Virginia Beach. On Thursday, September 19, special train will leave B. & O. B. B. depot at 8 A.M.,ar riving in Washington City at 6 p. m.; leave Washington at 6:30 P. M., arriving at Fort ress Monroe, Norfolk and Virginia Beach early the next morning. Bate $10 tor the round trip; tickets good for ten days. Charming ride down the Potomac river and Chesapeake Bay. The Leading Silk House of Western Penn sylvania Is right here our Exposition display shows this and so does the stock in the store, and we have lots of silk bargains to please buyers this week. Jos. Hoene & Co.'s Penn Avenue Stores. All the best stocked bars keep Franen heim & Vilsack's celebrated Pilsner beer on draught. Ask for it, or order it direct. Telephone 1186. Geo. H. Bennett & Bro 135 First avenue, second door below "Wood street, for pure rye whiskies. DIED. BEODERICK At her residence, 18 First street, city, on Sunday at midnight. September 15, 18S9, Makt, wife of Thomas Broderick. Ilotice of funeral hereafter. SALE On Sunday, September 15, 18S9. at l-20r.il., Joseph, beloved and only child of Albert J. and Bessie Dale, aged 7 years 2 months and 22 nays. Funeral from his parents' residence, Sherman street, between Forty-fourth and Forty-fifth streets, on Tuesday, at 2.30 p. sr. Friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend. J2 I GORRIE Mrs. Ann Jane Gorrie, wife of Robert Gorrie, in the 45th year of her age, at her residence, No. 25 Nineteenth street. Funeral on Tuesday, September 17, at 9 o'clock a. 11. Friends of the family are re spectfully invited to attend. 2 LOCHNER At Baltimore. Mi, on Satur day, September U, I&S3, at 2 P. M JOSEPlt Lochker, Sr., 80 j tars ana 1 month old. Funeral from bis lato residence, No. 380 Webster avenue, on Tuesday morning, Sep tember 17. 1889, at 9 30 o'clock. Friends of tho family are respectfully Invited to attend. LATJGHMAN On Saturday. September M. 1&9. at 7:40 p. m., Elizabeth Lauohiian, in tie 5uth year of her age. Funeral from her late residence, 2700 Penn avenue, on Monday at 2 p. m. 2 LAW On Saturday evening. September 14, l&i), at the residence of her granddaughter, Airs. William Mapill, No. 92 Clark street, Mrs. Is vbeila IS. Law. widow of tbe late James Edgar Law, in the Hist year of ber age. Funeral services this Monday evening at 80'clocE. Interment at Enon Valley, Law rence county, Tuesday morning. LAMBIE-Chari.es, aged 13 months, young est son of Bella McClurg and Charles H. Lam bie. Funeral services at the residence of his parents, Findlay, O., Monday, September 16, at 2 P. M. MULLEN On Saturday, September 14, 1889, at 7 p. si., Thomas Mullen, aged 50 years. Services at St. Patrick's Church, Alpsville, Pa., at 9 A. M. Funeral upon arrival of 2 p. at. tiaia to-day, Monday, at Baltimore and Ohio depot. Friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend, NELSON On Saturday evening at 750 o'clock, Mrs. Mary Maxwklt. Nelson, widow of Robert Nelson, in tbo 74th year of her age. Funeral services at the residence of her son-in-law, Andrew Easton, 1907 Wharton street, bouthside, on Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Friends of tbe family respectfully in vited. O'HANLON On Sunday evening. Septem ber 15. 1889. at 10 o'clock, Feancis P. O'HAN LON, in his 39th year. Funeral from his late residence. No. 61 Bos ton street. Fourteenth ward, on Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock. Services at St. Agnes' Church. Friends of the family are respect fully invited to attend. 2 O'BRIEN On Saturday, September 14, 1889, John O'Brien, in his 90th year. Funeral from his late residence, head of Castle Shannon Incline, on Monday morning at 8:30 o'clock. Sorvices at St. Paul's Cathedral at 9 a. M. Friends aro invited to attend. ROSE On Saturday, September 14, 1889, at 4 p. sr., Joseph Rose, in bis 45th year. Funeral at his late residence,2S9Lacock street, Allegheny, at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon. Friends of tho family are respectfully invited to attend. WEIR On Sunday, September 15, 1SS9. Ih fant son of David C. and a J. Weir, Stanwix street. Mount Washington. WALLACE On Sundav, September 15, 1889, at 350 p.m., Mauy Lucy Woods Holmes, wile of & R. Wallace, aged 33 years. Funeral services at the residence of her father. Rev. C. A. Holmes, 164 Locust street, Allegheny, Monday evening, 16th mst, at 8 o'clock. Interment at Harrisburg, Pa. Harnsburg papers please copy. ANTHONY MEYER, (Successor to Meyer, Arnold & Co., LIm.,) UNDERTAKER AND EMBALMER. Office and residence, 1134 Penn avenue. Tele phone connection. inylO-69-MWFSU FLORAL EMBLEMS. CHOICE CUT FLOWERS AND SMILAX A. JU. cC T. JB. MUMDOCH, kim djuii.a.r.iLiijD ST. OIV Telephono 429. dcO-fl-siwy JOHN R. &A. MURDOCH, Offer tbe choioest flowers and floral work in any desired style. 508 Smithfield Telepnonem Street. 8c3 3nVJ- IEPKESKjNTEiiN,e.lTTSaUilU IN 11 ASSETS - . 1971,69633. Insurance Co. of North America, tS!s edJinBtc4 and Paid b WILLIAM L JONES. 84 Fourth avenue. la2Q-s2-D NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. OUR NEW GOODS OPENED. The late purchases of our Mr. Wattles have been received and oDened. We think we show the handsomest assortment of goods in tbo city. We cordially invite your inspection at our NEW STORE, 37 FIFTH AVENUE. WATTLES &SHEAFER, JEWELERS. seS-irwj' REMEMBER to SAVE YOURSELF money at this opening up of the WINTEB goods ot this BANK RUPT STOCK of J. R. ANDERSON, at 138 1 eaerai street, as tney are v DAILY OPENED, having been packed in camphor all summer, to be ready lor YOU W SEASON. Blankets, Flannels, Cloths, Underwear and Wraps, . -WITH- , 10,000 Yards Carpeting. T-M 11 mi LniuiiLiii 138 Federal St., Allegheny, Pa. sell-irwTSa HANDKERCHIEF BARGAINS FOR GENTLEMEN. Gentlemen's Handkerchiefs In Japanese Silk, Plain White and D'ancy H. S. Borders best ever offered at 50 cents each. Latest Novelty For Gentlemen for evening full dress. Silk Handkerchiefs in plain white, handsomely embroidered. HANDKERCHIEF BARGAINS FOR LADIES. Just opened. 100 dozen best 2 for 25 cents Handkerchiefs yet offered at this price. 100 dozen SHEER LAWN and CAMBRIC hemstitched Handkerchiefs, with revere block and embroidery, tbe finest and most sightly Handkerchief ever offered in this or any other market at 25 cents each would be considered a bargain at 35 to 40 cents each. 50 dozen similar styles to above, a REGULAR FIFTY CENT Handkerchief, AT FORTY CENTS EACH. IN FINER HANDKERCHIEFS FOR LADIES, In Scallop, Hemstitch ana Block Borders, ranging from 50 cents to to each, we have a most beautiful assortment. LADIES' MOURNING HANDKERCHIEFS. Correct styles in all prices, from 2 for 25 cents to S3 each. Give our Handkerchief Departments a call. HORNE & WARD, 41 FIFTH A VENVE. 93-Visitors to the Exnositlon aro invited to pay us a visit of inspection no one is pressed to Duy. sel3-D Reliable. Quality. " Isn't it singular how Wana maker & Brown talk about quality, day after day? Isn't there anything else to be thought of? Yes. Reliable quality and low price. But it isn't needful for us to make a big splurge over prices. Wanamaker and Low Price are tied; if you know the one you're sure of the other. Most clothing advertises nothing about itself but the extravagantly low prices. What sort of low prices ? For inferior goods, dear even at such prices, or solid and good clothing, that is being sold at a loss t You get Wanamaker cloth ing at a low price any time of the year. Needn't raise a shout over it now. Tailoring to order with best skill: 1,000 styles of goods. Wanamaker . ,& Brown, Sixth street nnd Fenn avenue. sel4-D ALE and PORTER. This week we commence the manu facture of our celebrated Ales and Porter and shall be pleased to promptly fill all orders. We shall put up in half and quarter barrels a special article for family use. DARLINGTON CO. 112 FIRST AVENUE. sell-12 4Li l I ITvT A INSURANCE CO., ZXLt X LN C3- Hartford. Conn. Assets, January L 1887 J9,66S,839 6C EDWARDS A KENNEY, Agents, pitubnrg, oq if ourta avenue luo-w-ior NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. 1 fi 1 mf' BALL'S CORSETS. Ball's styles B Corsets at $L Ball's styles A Corsets at $1 25. Ball's Kabo Corsets, No. 103, at $1 Ball's Kabo Corsets, No. 101 E, at 8125. Ball's Kabo Black Satin at 82 50. Ball's Misses' Corsets at 75a Ball's Nursing Corsets at 81 Ball's Kabo High Bust Corsets at 8L 9 Stone's Ladles' Waists, -price 8125. These Corsets are sold with the guarantee that If not satisfactory to the wearer they may be re turned at any time within three weeks and money refunded, even if so soiled as to be unsalable. Fleishman k Co., PITTSBURG, PA. selS-n Fall Dress Goods. 38-inch Wool Cashmeres, every new shade 25o Side-bordered Dress Goods, very wide, all colors 23c 40-inch donble warp fine Cashmeres, full assortment 34o 42-inch alt wool Cashmeres, silk finish, choice eoo 42-inch colored Sebastopol Cords, all wool 680 47-inch colored Henriettas, a beautifnl line of colors 73o 47-inch colored Henriettas, all the de sirable shades ' 89c. 42-inch Black Cashmeres, all wool, elegant v'alue 50o 40-inch Tartan Plaids for Misses' wear 35a 42-inch Costume Plaids, very rich efiects B0o 42-inch Victoria Plaid, beautiful colors 75o 50-inch Plaids, a great bargain 75o 50-inch Costume Stripes, rich colors.. 75o 100 Robes in chenille and braided effects $3 60 150 pieces Wrapper Goods, very ricb 1 and effective designs 2Ks jw pieces nne Tufted Helena Cloth, dark colors 120 500 pieces Turkalai Cloth, best value to be had 70 FLAMELS. A full assortment of Country Shirting Flannels 25c A heavy Twilled Scarlet Flannel.... 20o A heavy Twilled Blue Flannel 25a A heavy Plain Flannel, Scarlet or Blue 20o A, heavy Skirting; Flannel, 38-inch wide, all colors.... 25o A full line of "White Flannels, 12, 18, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50c. mm t wxm Sixth street and Penn ave. selS THEEE DATS .-. YEET SPECIAL Wm. Semple's, 165, 167, 16? FEDERAL ST., ALLEGHNY,'PA. In order to have our entire stock fresh and every line complete, we have such prices on them as will clear them first counter to the left as you enter. Men's Scarlet tTnderwear, slightly soiled, 25c, down from 75c Men's Scarlet Underwear 50c, down from $1, slightly soiled. Men's white and colored Merino, slightly soiled and broken sizes,' 25 and 50c, down from 50 and 75 c. Men's Natural Wool Shirts 75c, down from $t 25, and the celebrated Taconne Underwear for $1, former price $2 25. Come early for choice won't last long. Special Don't fail to visit our Cloak, Suit and Dress Goods departments "before buying. The disV play is simply superb and "gm B. & IB. MOJTDAT, SeftMBtocK BEABDT MIND Every display you see in oar exiiWt at the Exposition, whether of Silks, Dress Goods, Suits, Cloak, Faae, or the many other beautiful, tkiags that will appear there, from time. to time remember, every one k surely-representative. We fock then all up with a complete line at tie stores. Surely yon" will be conviaced of the folly of going away, paying" fancy prices and then getting noth ing but what we caa sell yon aad save you money on. SILKS. A beautiful exhibit fixed up at the stores. A large glass case with the richest display of Silks yoa ever saw nothing in the Exposi tion approaches it Come and sm it it costs you nothing. New weaves in Black Silk; rvegence, - lennebreusse, - , Precieusse, Gylloche. These are silks of superb quality. -' ' you may find them elsewhere, bat why take the time to hunt around. , Come straight here and" see them. New Embroidered Silk Peaa" D'Soie Suits Richness realized. Elegant Brocades, $1 to 20 a yard. , . B0GGS & BUHL, 115,117,119.121 Federal st.,AH8gteny; sel-B ".Established Over Half a Century." This Trade Marr Is on our WJsdemi "WE ABB NOW SHOWING Our Latest Importations of FALL STYLE SILK HATS, Derbys and Soft Hats. KNOX'S New York Hats (for which m ara tbe oIe agents) are also NOW READY. Wo have correct copies of tbe abovo style at 12, $2 50 and 53, durable and stylish. PAULSON BROS., 441 WOOD STREET. Five Doors from Fifth avenue. N. R We iron all Bilk Hats FKEB OF CHARGE, no difference where purchased. MlS-uvrr ANCHOR REMEDY COjVIFNY, LIBERTY STREET; Wby do you pay SI 00 per bottle, for Sarsananllaand BeeflWlnn xnrl Iron when you can Day eitber pre. paretion from us at 75c ner bottle. six bottles W 00, and quality guar, anteed to be the best in tbe mar ket We have numerous testimo nials ffom nhvalclans and othnr indorsing our Liver Pills as a mild and effective, cathartic They are unsurpassed. After giv ing tnem a trial you will use no others. Price 25c. For sprains, bruises and all rheumatic pains, use tbe Anchor Liniment, It has no eaual. Come and see us If yoa are In any wav afflicted. xwr P ATEITTS O. D. LEVI8. Solicitor of Patanti. 131 Fifth avenue.abore Smithfleld,neitLead office. (No delay.) Established 20 years. sdS-hlu of Winter Underwear perfectly . selected all the odd lots and pat; out at once. See the prices pleasing. 329 Hm '-' T & -