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rounded by a score of Kaffirs. His cap was cfi, and Bonald caught sight of his face. He pave a shout, and in an instant had turned his horse and dashed toward the group. "Come back, man, come back," Captain Twentyman shouted, "it's madness." But Bonald did not hear him; the man whose confession could alone absolutely clear him "was in the hands ot the Kaffirs and must be saved at any cost. A moment later he was in the midst of the natives emptying his revolvers among then. For rester had sunk on one knee as Bonald, hav ing emptied one of his revolvers, hurled it in the face of a Kaffir, and then leaning over, caught Forrester by the collar and with a mighty effort lifted and threw him across the saddle in front of him, then bend ing over him he spurred his horse through the natives. Just at this moment Captain Tn-pntx-miin and a score of the men rode up B at full speed, drove the Kaffirs back for an instant, ana enaoieu jvomi " tjKiu . lines. Three assegais had struck him, and he reeled in the saddle as amidst the cheers of his companions he rode up. "One of yon take the wounded man in front of you," lieutenant Daniels said, "and carry him to the rear. Thompson, do you jump up behind Sergeant Blunt, and support him back to the rear. There is no time to be lost; quick, man. These fellows are coming on like furies." The exchange was made in half a minute; one of the men took George Forrester before him, another sprang up behind Ronald and held him in his saddle with one hand, while he took the reins in the other. Then he rode fast to the rear, just as the leading battalion of infantry came up at a run and opened fire on the Kaffirs, who, with wild yells, were pressing on the rear bf the cavalry. "When Ranald recovered his senses he was lying in the ambulance wagon, ana the sur geon was dressing his wound1!. "That's right. Sergeant," he said cheer ingly, "I think you will do. You have three nastv wounds, but bv good luck I don't think any of them are vital." "How is Forrester"" Bonald asked, "Forrester?" the surgeon said in surprise. "Who do vou mean. Blunt?" "I mean Jim Smith, sir; his real name is Forrester." "There is nothing to be done for him," the surgeon said. "Nothing can save him; he is riddled with assegais." "Is he conscious?" Bonald asked. "No, not at present." "Will he become conscious before he dies, sir?" "I don'tknow," the surgeon replied, some what puzzled at Ronald's question. "He may be, but I cannot say." "It is everything to mc, sir," Bonald said. "I have been accused of a great crime of which he is the author. He can clear me if he Mill. All my life depends upon his speaking." "Then I hope he may be able to speak, Blunt, but at present I can't say whether he will recover consciousness or not. He is in the wagon here, and I will let you know directly if there is any change." Bonald lay quiet, listening to the firing that gradually became more distant, show ing that the infantry were driving the Kaffirs back into the bush. Wounded men -were brought in fast, and the surgeon and his assistant were fully occupied. The r agon was halted now, and at Bonald's re quest the stretchers upon which he and For rester were lying were taken out and laid on the grass under the shade of a tree. Toward evening, the surgeon having fin ished his pressing work, came to them. He felt George Forrester's pulse. "He is sinking last." he said, in reply to Bonald's anxious look. "I will see what I can da." He poured some brandy between George Forrester's lips, and held a bottle of am monia to his nose. Presently there was a deep sigh, and then Forrester opened his eyes. For a minute he looked round vaguely, and then his eye fell upon Bonald. "So you got me out of the hands of the Kaffirs, Captain Mervyn,"he said in a faint voice. "I caught Bight of you among them as I went down. I know they have done for me, but I would rather be buried whole than hacked into pieces." "I did my best for you. Forrester," Mer vyn said. "I was sorry I was not up a minute sooner. Now, Forrester, vou see I have been hit pretty hard, too; will you do oue thing for me? I want you to confess about what I was speaking to you; it will make all the difference to other people." "I may as well tell the truth as not," Forrester said; 'though I don't see how it makes mnch difference." "Doctor," Bonald said, "could you kindly send and ask Captain Twentyman and Xieutenant Daniels to come here at once? I want them to hear." George Forrester's eyes were closed, and he was breathing faintly when the two officers, who had ridden up a few minutes before with their corps, came up to the spot. The surgeon gave the wounded man some strong cordial. "Will you write down what he says?" Bonald said to Captain Twentvman. The latter toot out a notebook and pencil. "I make this confession," Forrester said faintly, "at the request of Captain Mervyn, who risked his life in getting me out trom among the Kaffirs. My real name is George Forrester, and at home I live near Carnes ford, in Devonshire. I was one night poach ing in Mr. Carne's woods with some men from Dareport, when we came upon the keepers. There was a fight One of the keep ers knocked my gun out of my hand, and as he raised his gnn to knock me on tbe head I whipped out my knife, opened it, and stuck it into him. I didn't mean to kill him, it was just done in a moment; but he died from it. We ran away. Afterward I found that I had lost my knife. I supposed I dropped it. That's all I have to say." ".Not all, Forrester, not all," said Bonald, who had listened with impatience to the slowly-uttered words of the wounded man; "not all. It isn't that, but about the mur der of Miss Carne I want you to tell." "The murder of Miss Carne." George For rester repeated, slowly. J know nothing about that She made Buth break it off with me, and I nearly killed Buth, and I would have killed her if I had had the chance, but I never had. I was glad when I heard she was killed, but I don't know who did it." "But your knife was found by her body," Bonald said. "Xou must have done it, Forrester." "Murdered Miss Carne!" the man said, half raising himself on his elbow in sur prise. "Never. I swear I had nothing to do with it" A rush of blood poured from his mouth, for one of the assegais had pierced his lung, and a moment later George Forrester fell back dead. The disappointment and revul sion of feeling were too great for Bonald Mervyn, and he fainted. When he recov ered the surgeon was leaning over him. "You musn't talk, lad; you must keep yourself quite quiet, or we will have fever setting in and all sorts of -trouble." Bonald closed his eyes, and lay back quietly. How could this be? He thought ot "Mary Armstrong's letter, of the chain of prools that had accumulated against George Forrester; they seemed absolutely convinc ing, and jet there was no doubting the ring of troth in the last words of the dying man. His surprise at the accusation was genuine; his assertion of his innocence absolutely convincing; he had no motive for lving, he -was dying and he knew it Besides, the thing had come so suddenly upon him that there would be no tixe for him to frame a lie even if he had been in a mental condi tion to do so. Whoever killed Margaret Carne, Bonald Mervyn was at once con vinced that it was not George Forrester. There he lay, thinking for hours over the disappointment that the news would be to Mary Armstrong, and how it seemed more unlikely than ever that the mystery would ever be cleared up now. Gradually, his thoughts became more vague, until at last lie fell asleep. Upon the following day tbe wounded were sent down under an escort to King Will iamstown, and there for a month Bonald Mervyn lay in hospital. He had written a few lines to Mary Armstrong, saying that he had b;en wounded, but not dangerously, and that she need not be anxious about him any more, for the Kaffirs were now almost dnven from their last stronghold, and that the fighting would almost certainly be over before he was fit to mount his horse again. "George Forrester is dead," he said. "He was mortally wounded when fighting bravely against the Kaffirs. I fear, dear, that your ideas about him were mistaken, and that he, like myself, has been tbe victim of circum stantial evidence; but 1 will tell you more about this when I write to you next." While lying there, Bonald thought over and over again about the evidence that had been collected against George Forrester, and whether it should be published, as Mary had proposed. It would, doubtless, be ac cepted by the world as proof of Forrester's guilt and of his own innocence, and even the fact that the man, when dying, had de nied it, would.weigh for very little with the public, for men proved indisputably to be guilty often go to the scaffold asserting their innocence to the last But would it be right to throw this crime upon the dead man when he was sure that he wasinnocent? For Bonald did not doubt for a moment the truth of the denial. Had he a right, even for thesakeof Mary's happiness and hisown, to charge the memory of the dead man with the burden of this foul crime? Bonald felt that it could not be. The temptation was strong, but he fought long against it And at last his mind was made up. "No," he said at last, "I will not do it George Forrester was no doubt a bad man, but he was not so bad as this. It would be worse to charge his memory with it than to accuse him it he were alive. In the one case he might clear himself; in the other he cannot I cannot clear my name by fouling that of the dead man." And so Bonald at last sat down to write a long letter to Mary Armstrong, telling her the whole circumstances; the joy with which he received her news; his conversation with George Forrester, which seemed wholly to confirm her views; the pang of agony he had felt when he saw the man whom he believed could alone clear him in the hands of the Kaffirs, and his desperate charge to rescue him; and then he gave the words of the con fession, and expressed his absolute belief that tbe dying man had spoken the truth, and that he was really innocent of Margaret Carne's murder. He then discussed the question of still publishing Buth Powlett's statement, giving first the cause of George Forrester's enmity against Margaret Carne, and the threat that he had uttered, and then the discovery of the knife. "I fear that vou will be ashamed of me, Mary, when I tell you that for a time I al most yielded to the temptation of clearing myself at his expense. But you must make allowance for the strength of thetemptation; on the one side was the thought of my honor restored, and of you won; on the other the thought that now George Forrester was dead, this could not harm him. "But, of course, I finally put the temptation aside; honor purchased at the expense of a dead man's reputation would be dishonor indeed. Now I can fane disgrace, because I know I am innocent. I could not face honor when I knew that I had done a dishonorable action; and I know that I should utterly for feit your love and esteem did I do so. I can look you straight in the face now; I could never look you straight in the face then. Do not grieve too much over the disappointment We are now only as we were when I said goodby to you. I had no hope then that you would ever succeed in clearing me, and I have no hope now. I have not got up my strength again yet, and lam therefore perhaps just at present a little more disposed to repine over the disappointment than I thought I should be; but this will wear off when I get in the saddle again. There will, I think, be no more fighting at any rate with the Sandilli Kaffirs lor we hearthis morning that they have sent in to beg for peace.and I am certain we shall be glad enongh to grant it, for we have not much to boast about in the campaign. Of course they-will have to pay a very heaw fine in cattle, and will have to move across to the other side of the Kei. Equally of course there will be trouble with them again after a time, when the memory of their losses has somewhat abated. I lancy a portion of the force will march against the Basutos, whose attitude has lately been very hostile; but now that the Gaikas have given in, and we are free to nse our whole force against them, it is scarcely probable that they will venture to try conclusions with us. If they settle down peaceably I shall probablv apply for my discharge, and perhaps go in lor tarm ing or carry out my first idea of joining a party of traders going up the country, and getting some shooting among the big "game. "Iknow that, disappointed as you will be with the news contained in this letter, it will be a pleasure to you to tell the girl you have made your friend that after all the man she once loved is innocent ot this terri ble crime. She must have suffered horribly while she was hiding what she thought was the most important part of tbe evidence; now she will see that she has really done no harm; and as you seem to be really fond ot her, it will, I am sure, be a great pleasure to you to be able to restore her peace ot mind in both these respects. I should think now that you and your father .will .not re main anv longer at -Carnesford, where neither o.' you have any fitting society of any sort, but will go and settle somewhere in your proper position. I would much rather that you did, for now that it seems absolutely certain that nothing further is to be learned, it would trouble me to think of you wasting your lives at Carnesford. "You said in your last letter that the dis covery you had made had brought you four years nearer to happiness, bat I have never said a word to admit that I should change my mind at the end of the five years that vonr father spoke of. Still, I don't know, Mary. I think my position is stronger by a great deal than it was six months ago. I told my captain who I was, and all the other officers now know. Most of them came up and spoke very kindly to me be fore I started on my way down here, and I am sure that when I leave the corps they will give me a testimonial, saying that they are convinced from my behavior while in the corps that I could not have been guilty of this crime. I own that I myself am less sensitive on the subject than I was. One has no time to be morbid while leading such a life as I have been for the last nine months. Perhaps but I will not say any more now. But I think some how that at the end of the five years I shall leave the decision in your hands. It has taken me two or three days to write this let ter, for I am not strong enough to stick to it for more than half an hour at a time, but as the post goes out this afternoon I must close it now. We have been expecting a mail from England for some days. It is consid erably overdue, and I need not say how I am longing for another letter from you. I hear the regiment will be back from the front to-night; even the horses want a lew days ret before starting on this long march to Basutoland. I shall be very glad to see them back again. Of course, ihe invalids here, like myself, are somewhat pulled down by their wounds, and disgusted at being kept here. The weather is frightfully hot, and even in our shirt sleeves we shall be hardly able to enjoy Christmas day." The Cape Rifles arrived at King Will iamstown an hour after the post had left, and in the evening the Colonel and several of the officers paid a visit to the hospital to see how their wounded were getting on. Bonald, who was sitting reading by his bed side, and the other invalids who were strong enough to be on their feet, at once got up and stood at attention. Stopping and speak ing a few words to each of the men ot his own corps, the Colonel came on. "Mervyn," he said, as he and the officers came up to Bonald, "I want to shake your hand." I have heard your story from Captain Twen tyman, and I wish to tell you, in my own name andin the name of the other officers of the regiment, that we are sure yon have been the victim ot some horrible'mistake, and all of us are absolutely convinced that a man who has shown such extreme gal lantry as you have, and whose conduct has been so excellent from the day he joined, is wholly incapable of such a crime as that with which you were charged. You were, of course, acquitted, but at the same time I think that it cannot hut be a satisfaction lor you to know that you haVe won the esteem of your officers and yonr comrades, and that in their eyes you are free from the slightest taint of that black business. Give me your hand." Bonald was unable to speak: the Colonel and all the officers shook him by the hand, and the former said: "I must have another long talk with "you when we get back from THE- the Basuto business. I have mentioned you very strongly in regimental orders upon two occasions for extreme gallantry, and I can not but think that a letter signed by me in the English papers, saying that the Sergeant Blunt of my regiment, who so signally dis tinguished himself, is really Captain Mer wn, who in my opinion and that of my officers was so unjustly accused, would do you some good in the eyes of the public; but we can talk over that when I see you again." After the officer left the room, Bonald Mervyn sat lor some time with his face buried in his bands. The Colonel's words had greatly moved him. -Surely such a let ter as that which Colonel Somerset had pro posed to write would do much to clear him. He should never think of taking his cfwn name again or re-entering any society in which he would be likely to be recognized, but surely with such a testimonial as that in his favor he might hope in some quiet place to live down the past and should he again be recognized, could face evil reports with such an honorable record as this to produce in his favor. Then his thoughts went back to England. What would Mary and her father say when they read such a letter in the paper? It would be no proof of his in nocence, and yet he felt sure that a Mary would insist upon regarding it as such, and would hold that he had no right to keep her waiting for another four years, and that if she did so he would be unable to refuse any longer to permit her to be mistress of her own fate. Tolc Continued. HE LIKES TAB PRESIDENT. Edward Everett Halo's Impression! of General Benjamin Harrison. From Gossip of the Magazines. I saw President Harrison first in the Senate chamber and on the platform of the "Capitol at his inauguration; I saw him next at the magnificent dinner party in new York at the Grand Opera House on the 30th of April; and I have seen him now. And I am sure of this, there is in him a pensive vein of imagination, one might say of poetry, which you do not find in mere politicians, and which is not often found in statesmen. Do you not remember how, in. those little speeches in the days of the can vass, he always struck some unexpected note, and told the hearers something they had never thought of before? Well, that belongs to this imaginative faculty. In the Senate chamber, while the formal proceed ings belonging to the new birth of the Sen ate went on, this man sat as if he were dreaming. He was not looking on any person or anything, lie was looking into eternity. Half an hour after I stood behind him when he was de livering his inaugural. The rain was pour ing in sheets, not drops. The water rolled down the paper in his hand, and dripped inky from the lower margin. Yet hestood as if wholly unconscious of the elements, and delivered that speech with energy like Na poleon's at the Bridge of Lodi. Bain or no rain what was that? His business was to say how the Republic should be maintained. Again, at the opera house he sat through five hours of the worst speaking you ever heard. Ten worse speeches than were spoken there are not to be found in literatnre. I watched him again. listening? Yes, in a fashion; but, all the time he listened, dreaming, if you please, fancying, imagin ing. At the end. of that evening I think he had a fuller and better idea of what was in that theater than any other man there. And then, after the dreariness of those ten speeches, he was called up. He spoke per haps ten minutes. The speech was entirely ex tempore in form. It was pathetic, it was humorous at times, it was tender, it was dignihed. It held the tired audience as only perfect speaking does or can; and people went away more alive for it, more glad of the Centennial, more awake to all that it had to teach tbe nation. So quickened were thev, indeed, that almost every one of " them will tell you now that all the speaking of the evening was ad mirable. For the end of a battle is what makes it a victory or a failure. Now, here he is again, not with a picked audience of a thousand representatives of the best life of America, but with a merry laughing crowd of 3,000 or 4,000 Portsmouth people who want to see a President. Once more he enters wholly into the occasion, is wholly at ease and natural, laughs with those who laugh as he shakes hands with those who shake hands. All this is genuine. Old John Adam, or his son or Martin Van Buren, or James Buchanan, or Polk or Johnson, or any of that sort might as well have tried to fly as to enter with such sim plicity, sympathy and dignity into the life ot these who are crowding round him. CUEI0DS COINCIDENCES. IIow Bishops Leonard and Talbot Have Advanced Together. In the lives of the Bight Bev. Ethelbert Talbot, Bishop of Wyoming, and the Bight Bev. Abiel Leonard, Bishop of Utah, both of whom have been in attendance at the Episcopal Convention at New York, there have been some rather curious coincidences. Both lived as boys in the little town of Lafayette, Mo.; they were born on the same day of the month within a year of each other, and were confirmed on the same day bv the same Bishop. They entered the same preparatory school on the same day, and afterward when they went to college they went together, and entered the same class at Dartmouth on the same day. Dur ing ihe four years of the undergraduate course they were roommates, and they were graduated together. Both having selected the ministry as their calling in life, they were ordained to the diaconate and to the ministry on the same day. Then there was a slight break in this constant advancement together. The Bev. Mr. Talbot was made a Bishop three years ago, and his friend and companion was made Bishop about a year later. The two Bishops have already attained to much distinction. They are the youngest members of the House of Bishops, Bishop Leonard being not qnite 42 and Bishop Tal bot 41 years old. Bishop Talbot's promi nence was gained by the success of his edu cational work in Missouri, and Bishop Leonard is known as an eloquent and forci ble pulpit orator. They were members of Dartmouth's fa mous class of '70, of the 70 members of which all but two have succeeded wonder fully well in the various walks of life. 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He is such a brave, sturdy, cleanly, religious fellow that you cannot help having a power of respect for himj and then, though an "out-and-outer" of the sturdiest kind, he is so warm-hearted, loyal and hospitable that he wins your affection, if yon have not even half won his trust and confidence. For myself I had always imagined some dark tales could be truthfully told about these miners' labors and lives. Tragedies and dolors among them are many, it is true; but the odious injustices common to .human beings in the great pits of Pennsyl vania, and which ruin and depopulate entire communities within the sound of church bells, as in Illinois, are not known and never have been known within the mines of Cornwall. Two facts reveal the reason for this. The first is a race.stubbornness and in dependence, which, drawn from the very Arthurian blood, as at least the miners themselves sacredly cherish as a truth, has never permitted that subtle encroachment of money force and legal power which in variably finds its ultimate in the serfdom of labor. The second a fact which American mine owners might study and adopt with profit from interested helpers and contented, instead of ever glowering and rebellious, labor is in a system which from time im memorial has made the Cornish miner AN ENTHUSIASTIC SHAEEE in mining profits,- or a patient and sympa thetic bearer of mining losses. I refer to the "tribute" system, as it is universally known in Cornwall. This system, invaria bly employed in the actual breaking down and extraction of tin and copper ore, unites the interests of the miners and their employ ers. There is no otbersort of labor in vogue in the Cornish mines save in the "dead work" carried on for trial and discovery, for which the miner is paid a fixed sum per fathom for his labor. The "tributers" then are the miners, all of whom receive a certain percentage on the actual value of all ore ' taken from Cornish mines. Therefore the quality of all ore raised is as important as the quantity, and every stroke of a miner's hammer or pick is made with precisely the same care ful self and mutual interest as it could be were the tools in the hands of the mine directors themrelves. At every mine there are a number of "'overlookers," captains or agents whom the miners call "kepens." These meet six times each year and deter mine on the detail of the work to be done for each succeeding two months, and among themselves form an idea of what price should be paid for each separate item of ex cavation. "Setting day;" or contract-letting day, follows. The plan is practically an auction of petty contracts. Each piece ot work is called in turn, and bidding is done by the men who begin at the highest price or percentage they may hope to gain, and falling from this un til satisfactory terms are made. The little contract has not been taken by one man. "Mates" or "pairdners" of three, fonr'and sometimes half a dozen miners, these parties universally designated a "core" (corps) in Cornish mines, combine their labor. They have undertaken on a certain "pitch" to blast or break the ore which they call "hure," wheel it, and PAT ALL EXPENSES of candles, blasting powder, and all other materials necessary for the work. Every month all ore "fatched to grass," that is. raised to surface, is assayed and the "core" receives in a lump, and 'divide between its members as may have ben agreed upon, their stipulated percentage or "tribute." The "core" may at any time throw up the contract on payment of an agreed fine. As "pitches" are constantly growing ricner or poorer, the result to the miners is constantly variable. But it seldom falls below living English wages, and occa sionally in two months' time gives the miner a handsome reward. Instances have been known where a "core" of "tributers" have made 1,000 by a single bargain. There is no doubt that the system has contributed through generations to the molding of the Cornish miners' self-reliant, manly charac ter. They are constantly called upon to exercise forethought, ingenuity and the faculty of invention. They are thus given an individuality and manhood. Indeed, they become part proprietors of the mines adventurers, in the best sense, speculators with their own combined capital of labor; business men in a way which fosters the growth of the best qualities, assiduities and motives. In all Cornish mines there are practically six "cores" or "shifts" ot miners in two di visions of three "cores," each of which labors eight honrs continuously. The local nomen clature and hours of these' are: First division, "first core by day," workimr from 2 to 10 a. m.; "second core by day," 10 A. M. to 6 P. M.; and "first core by night," from 6 P. m. to 2 A. M. The second division reliefs are: "Forenoon core," 6 A. M. to 2 P. M.; "after noon core," from 2 p. m. to 10 p. m.; and "last core by night," from 10 P. M. to 6 A.' m. This adjustment of "cores" provides each gang or shift a fair chance to send their ore "to grass" or surface; and to lollow a miner through one day's experiences, which are practically the same as those of all work ing days of the year, will be found interest ing as "a key to his life and character,. But before doing this we must take a peep at the COENISH MINEES HOMES. They are seldom found clustering in dirty villages contiguous to the mines as in our own country. I do not recall a half dozen instances of this sort in all Cornwall. Two, three, four, very seldom a dozen, may be found together: They are everywhere, on the roafi, or off. Like the Irish cabins, you will find them usually at the back, instead of the front, of somewhere or anywhere. Nearness to a mine seems to possess no ad vantage. Few are as near as a half mile; thousands are from two to six miles away. "Pairdners" in a "core" may live in as many different directions, Jem and Jack and Jan often occupy homes sir or ten miles apart But wherever the cottages are, their walls are all of everlasting stone embowered in brilliant Cornish creepers and roses, with cement floors and thatched roofs, everyone subject to interminable repairs from' on slaughts of scores of vicious sparrows, tiny miners themselves, endlessly sinking shafts and drilling "cross-cuts" and "levels" in the soft and yielding straw. There is one room below, sometimes two, and a half-story garret beneath the thatch. There is only a front door. A window is at either side of this, and sometimes directly above these, tiny lights for the garret. Each cottage at one end, or at the back, is provided with an open fireplace in the cen ter; a sort of a range at one side, ludi crously .covered with brass ornaments at which the housewife is endlessly polishing: while at the other side is an "ungconer," with "heps" or upper and under doors for storing furze faggots for fuel. The furniture though scanty is honest and useful. At the fireplace are the "brandis," a triangular iron on legs, on which over furze, fires, tbe kettles boil, the circular castiron "baker" and cover are set, and the fish or meat, when they can be luckily had, "scrowled" or grilled. There are perhaps four chain, v.-t :, , - "-r-"fla SATURDAY, . :faCTOBER121889; singularly enough with solid mahogany frames, but the seats are of painted pine and are waxed weekly. These are for "best," and all the best FOB EYEET-DAY TJSE one or two "firms" or rude benches are pro vided. The single table is of pine, one top coming flush with the sides, the other, de tached, two inches thick, one side nnpainted and scoured snowy white daily with "growder," a rotten granite which lathers like soap, and the other side painted for Sunday or "company" use, and a drawer beneath for the rude cutlery. The table ware is something startling in cheap goods, and each member of the family is provided with a real "chany" cup and saucer with a gorgeous gilt band. Two or three rude engravings, generally of scriptural subjects in cheap oaken frames such as the village carpenter may make, with the- beds and bedding under the thatch, complete the furniture of the miner's cottage. For his class and means he is a generous liver. Soups and stews are consumed by the gallon. For his breakfast, if he is out of the mine, "mawther," the wife, will provide the usually villainous "tay" consumed by ihe English and Irish working classes, infre quentlyan egg, perhaps a bit of saffron cake, a Cornish favorite apparently devoid of everything but sweet and color, and, may be, bread (without butter) and treacle. Sometimes this is varied with "butter sops," stale bread scalded and seasoned meagerly. At noon, or for the mine "croust" or lunch, there are "taty pasties," or potatoes and va grant meat scraps inclosed in a crescent shaped crust, interchangeable with "figgy pasties," the same as "taty pasties" with a few raisins added; "hoggans," or round pork pies, and "faggans," tough crust cakes, so hard, at least in Cornish renown, that they would not break if hurled down a 1 000-fathom mine shaft For supper, 'croust," that is, lunch of any kind left over from the day's provision? or perhaps "a baker taties," which means mashed pota toes fried in grease, turned and browned, and cut in as many segments as there are members or the family, may be provided. The one big Sunday meal, however, is sel dom lacking in a generous supply of boiling meat; and as every cottage has its acre or half-acre garden, there is nothing to hin der an ample supply of vegetables. A SINGLE DAY WITH HIM. But let us follow this Cornish miner for one day. We will suppose him to be one of the "forenoon core" whose "shift" is from 6 a. M. until 2 P. M. He will prob ably live from four to six miles, say from the great Dalcothmine here near Camborne, which I nm visiting. He must rise at 3 o'clock. His cottage is cold, dark and cheerless. Having donned his clothing, which comprises coarse wool stockings, cuordoroy trowsers, a gingham shirt,a cheap ducking waistcoat, with huge, low, front flapped pockets and cambric sleeves, a "billy-cocked" hat of the "slouch" variety, which lasts him ten years, if in winter a rough "oiled coat," and tremendous hob nailed shoes; he eats his cold "croust" which the wife the previous night has left on the table; gets his "fojrgan" or "pasty w" which is always ready in a clean "crib-bag" in the cupboard; lights his short pipe like an Irish dudeen, which is explosively sucked and cuffed and ponderously guarded by his whole huge hand, and then sets out on his rugged tramp. Nine times out of ten his route is across howling moors, over danger ous paths that literally wind about pit-falls, or through six-foot lanes where the thorn trees -prod and lance, him Bavagely. Dark and drear this trip for any man. Pitch dark and wild it always is for the Cornish miner, for it nearly always rains in Cornwall, and the wind forever rages over the rock-strewn peninsula so that even the gravestones are propped that the sign posts of the dead may not be blown away. When the mine is reached our miner goes directly to his own locker in the "dryroom" near the great en gine furnaces, where he prepares for his de scent into the mine. He strips to the skin and dons a complete coarse ducking suit, a woolen shirt, high boots as stiff as sheet iron, with hobs protruding from the soles as big as the heads of "20-penny nails, and his miner's hat, hard as a board, on the front of which he slaps a chunk of putty-like clay. This forms a socket for his candle, his only light below. With this, his water-proof box of' matches and his string of candles tied, or "skewered," to his shirt or buttoned coat,he seeks his "core-pairdners" at the "man engine house" and is ready for the descent, which for you or I is an experience full of GKETVSOMENESS AND PEEIL. The shafts of most Cornish mines are now timbered in the center from top to bottom. The "man-eneine" works, with a 25-foot up and down stroke, a perpendicular spliced timber, at this mine, 5,000 feet long. Every 25 feet are landings called "sollars." The miner stands upon a step attached to this gigantic rod and is instantly dropped 25 leet to the next "sollar," when he springs aside upon the landing; for the reversal of the motion is constantly bringing men from below, and one miss-step loses him his turn, or may cost him his life. "ThudI thudl" for 20 "minutes and he has descended 5,000 feet into the bowels of the earth, and is at once at work as only a Cornish miner will work. But while hundreds of these human fire-flies are ascending and descending, another curious scene is in progress. Mine, boys, helpers, scores of them, trom 15 to 18 years old, and the most recklessly daring cubs in all England, scorning to descend the "man-engine," have a wild and startling way of their own. At the corner of each shaft is a "manhole" with stationary ladder from top to bottom with smooth half round sides and wrought iron "rungs." Springing upon these like monkeys,the boys slide from one "sollar" to another, their hands just touch ing the slippery sides and the toes of their hob-nailed shoes beating the iron rungs with a horrible "whi-r-r-r-r-r!" the numbers en gaged in the lightning like descent causing deafening and shrill thunder as though the iron ratchets at 100 ferries were clinkingand screaming simultaneously. The miner's life "below grass" is well known to all. That of the Cornish miner is not remarkably distinctive, save that his proprietary interest renders him more daring. He is brave to foolhardiness, and the aver age of loss of life is greater here than else where. Some curious characteristics are his. He is eternally SINGING WESLEYAN HYMNS as he drills, blasts and wheels. He is al ways a Methodist, and ever devout In stances of his exalted heroism in the face of certain death would fill a book. He is hereditarily a hero. His religion, does not as with some folk, diminish his bravery. His eight hours ''shift" are hours of tre mendous labor. But a trifling "touch-pipe" or cessation is taken, when his "croust" or lunch is eaten and just a "titch" or touch at his pipe is enjoyed. When the shift changes, he is away with song and good cheer; goes "to grass" lively as a lad; changes his clothing in the dryroom; washes from head to foot; and "fatches for hoame" with hundreds more, pouring from the ugiy hole in the ground like a bevy of ants from their hills, as fast as his stout legs can carry him. Then come his home labor and diversions. He toils in his garden until dark; plays whist or at draughts at some easy-going neighbor's awhile; attends a "penny-reading" at times; yarns it at the public house which he visits sparingly; and never misses a "prayer meet ing" where in his never failing religious ec Etacv he makes the rafters tremble from his fervid, pointed and personal invocations, frequently pounding the oaken benches to splinters with his sledge-hammer like fists. Altogether he is a brave, good, generous fellow, handsome at times as a lord; her culean and given to pride in his strength at wrestling and hurling; sincere, earnest, grave and cheery by turns; the soul of in tegrity and fidelity, and without a mean thought or thing in him from the sole of his hob-nailed shoes to tbe crown of his "billy cocked".hat. Hdgab L. Wakeman. The values we arc showing in black silks from 65c to $3 a yd., are unequaled. ttssu Huous & Hacks. Fbatjenheim & Vilsack's Iron City beer grows in favor every day. 'Phone 1186. WILKIECOLLIIVS- Mf gtvet in lo-morroio's Dispatch hit personal recollection! of the lot Wilkie Collins. THE MEN AS NURSES. - ' ' - They are Preferred to Women at the West Fenn Hospital. COOL ALWAYS,6ENTLE VERY OFTEN Superintendent Cowan's Training School is a Sick Bed. D0CT0E8 WHO ABB GENEE0US, BEATE The steady advance women have made in hospitals in late years as nurses seem to many i people prophetic of a female mo nopoly. But an advertisement in The Dispatch this week "for a male nurse" set a reporter to thinking. An investiga tion resulted, and it was found that men are still preferred as nurses in some institu tions, among them the West Penn Hos pital. Superintendent Cowan said: "It wonldbe a physical impossibility to run our hospital with female nurses. We are obliged to have males in the majority. Many of our best nurses in the hospital to-day we re ceived years ago as patients. To be a suc cessful nurse it is necessary to have the com bined qualities of perfect coolness and sobriety. Often a man is received into the hospital mangled to pieces. A nurse must have the tact to move about him with agil ity, yet handle him with all the gentleness of a female nurse. ' COOL AND SOBER. "We have had men apply for positions in the hospital, and we have given them a trial, but before they have been in the place halt an hour tbey will throw off their aprons and quit the work. I have seen blood stream profusely from a wound, and the sight of it has made a new nurse deathly sick. It is impossible for a nervous man to undertake these duties. "It is necessary to be sober. A nurse handles' all kinds of liquors, and there is much temptation for him to take an occa sional nip. If he succumbs to the tempta tion it incapacitates him for the faithful discharge of his duties. At least half our nurses have been patients in the hospital. If any man has impressed us with remarkable coolness dur ing an operation; when he is convalescent we always make overtures to him to become a member of the nnrse's staff. Many of the students from the medical school make ap plication to us during vacation for admis sion as hospital nurses, and offer their ser vices free. VEBY GENEBOUS DOCTOBS. Another matter which few people are ac quainted with is that the medical and sur gical staff give their services gratuitously. There are four medical physicians and four surgical doctors. They each do three months' duty in the year. No matter what time a call is made on them, or what the na ture of the case may be, they have do sooner been notified than an immediate and willing response is given. Each day a surgeon and a physician make a call at the hospital, and take a tour through the wards. We have three resident doctors who also give their services for the benefit of the hos pital. They come into the hospital service for practice. The West Penn Hospital offers the finest facilities for a young student. It has treated the largest number of surgical cases in the United States in a year. PATENTS TO PITTSBURGERS. One of Them Gets Oat a New Alr-Brnke Apparatus Allegheny and All This Re gion la the Inventive List. The following patents were granted to Western Pennsylvania, Eastern" Ohio and West Virginia inventors for the week end ing October 9, as furnished by O. D. Levis, patent attorney, No.131 Fifth avenue, Pitts burg: R. V. Bayley. Pittsburg, air-brake apparatus J. S. Beazell. S. Bethlehem, washing machine; Peter Campbell.Carrellton, Pa., car coupler: A F. Chandler, Allegheny, apparatus for polish ing class; Oscar Chase, Rutland, O., mowing machine: George Corbett, Bradford, well drill ing rig; W. W. Franz. Waynesburg, preserving lime: S. J. Freeman, Bradford, car conpling; L M. Frymlre, Watsontown, Pa., .envelope; H. A. Halebangh, Marlborough. Pa., fence; C. H. Horton, Wellington, O., gram thrasher; M. J. Housel, Akron, O., crock press; Jeremiah Keller, Sandusky, O., device for raising and lowering harvesters or grain binders: O. M. Kendal, Seward, Pa., spring seat, J. M. Kep ler, Corry, fishing reel; JohnLarken, Bradford, inkstand; J. J. Isberwood, Allegheny, making collars for axles: E. A. Lenard, Karle, 07, fence machine; William McConway. Pittsburg, car conpling; O. C. McNeil, Akron, charging barrow; James McNeil. Pittsburg, tube cutter, expander and header; E. C. Merrill, Allegheny, thermometer valve regulator; Fred Miller, Johnstown, and G. Gregory. Bradford, car brake: W. P. Miller, Denver, O., scale; Frank Pardee, Hazelton, Pa., car coupler; William F. Patterson, Allegheny, manufactur ing hooded skeins: William F. Patterson, Alle gheny, and J.J. Isberwood, same place, secur ing plugs in tubular skeins; K. W. Benard, Hagerstown, Pa., hay rake; G. W. Eodgers, Bellefonte, try gauge for boilers; Peter Sloan, Merlon. Pa., sbado holder for candles; Allen Swab, Elizabetbyille, Pa., window casing; T. C. Tallman, Beaver Kails, machine for coiling wire rods, and device for the same; W. Thomp son, Altoona, rail chair; George A. Smith, Norristown, thill support; D. H. Streeper, Norrlstown, electrical door alarm. An Indian Queen Emulating Johnson. From the Times, of India. Her Highness the Nawab Shahjehan, Becum of Bhopal, has compiled a diction ary in Urdu. English, Persian, Arabic, Sanscrit and Turkish, which she has called "Khazinat-ul-lugat," or Treasury of Lan guages. This Her Highness is now prepared to distribute, at her own cost, to all im portant institutions throughout India. ill. lt WILLIAMS) patch, gives an in teresting talk on leather. Rogers' Royal Nervine Ionic Allays nervousness, gives rest and refreshment to the tired brain. Invigorates the weary body, and not only soothes, but permanently removes all ir ritation of the nerves. Your KOYAL NERYINK TONIC has done me more good than any medicine 1 ever took. It has been a sovereign remedy In my case. .Please send me another bottle. MOSES If. MEASLES, Jlsrslifield, Mais. I have Buffered -with my held from hard mental work, and can certify tht your KOYAt N EKV 1NE TONIC has given me new life and strength, so that I am practically cured. H. C. EBOCK, 73Kutlind St., Boston, Mass. Ii Is an unfailing Curs for Sleeplessness. It corrects the Digestive orgsns. ie20-63-8 IS THE STRONGEST HORSE BLANKET For sals by all dealers. Hone genuine without horse stamped Inside. Made by Wm Aims 4 Sots, Phuada, who make the strong 6A Horse Blankets; sef-45-ws BEEGHAM'S PILLS jlctt TiTwiti aco.010 ON A WEAK STOMACH. 250t. CL BOX . OR ACL DRUCOISTS. --" An Interesting Case From That Pleasant Little Town. A LADY'S NOTABLE EXPERIENCE About five miles out of Pittsburg on the Pittsburg and Lake Erie Eailroad, is situ ated the village ot Chartiers, one of the pleasantest and'at the same time one of tbe busiest of all our suburban towns. Large steel works are located there, and the yard and round houses of the Lake Erie Sail road iorm a big factor in the town. Just outside of the town proper in what is called "West Chartiers, was where the writer found Airs. J. "W. Patton, and during the course of an interview she said:. "I have been troubled fornine years, and it first originated with a cold. I paid little attention to it at first. But in later years, however, I caught cold more easily, and my head began to give me a great deal of trouble. There would be a dull, heavy feeling in my forehead not ex actly a pain, but a distressing feeling that it is difficult to describe. My nose would be stopped np, first on one side and then on the other. X had a raw, uncomfortable feel ing in my throat, and would always be hawking and raising and trying to clear it "There was a constant -ringing and buz zing sound in my ears. My eyes were af fected and discharged a watery substance. They became so weak that J could scarcely see to read. Jlfr. J. W. PaUon, West Chartiers. "Alter a while the trouble seemed to ex tend to the lower part of my throat and breast. At times there was a disagreeable tickling sensation in my throat. Some thing seemed to be sticking there that I could not get up or down. When I. would lie down at night I conld feel the mucus dropping back into my throat. I slept poorly anti would get cp in the morning more tired than when I went to bed. "I had a dry, hacking cough, which was always the worst in the morning. At this time I wonld raise large quantities of mu cus. Sometimes it would be of a greenish yellow, and at others, black and lumpy. Night sweats weakened me terribly, and X began to lose in weight. My limbs would swell, and my general health was broken. My appetite failed me. I could, not eat anything in the morning. I would feel hungry, but the sight of foodgaveme a nauseating feeling in my stom ach. Sharp pains wonld take me in the breast and side, extending through to the shonlder blades. The least exertion would put me oat of breath, and made me feel weak and tired. I tried va rious doctors and medicines, but got no help. Some time ago I was advised to see Drs. Cope land and Blair. 1 placed myself under their care. "I conld see from the start that I was steadily improving: The cough gradually left me and my head became clear. I can sleep well, and get up feeling refreshed and have a good appe tite for all my meals. In fact I have not felt as well for years as I do now. I owe my restora tion to Drs. Copeland and Blair, and am glad of the opportunity to make this statement." Mrs. Patton lives, as stated, in West Char tiers, and this interview can be easily verified. Additional Evidence by Mail. A short time ago Mr. John "Wright, of Chicago Junction, O., placed himself under treatment by mail with Drs. Copeland and Blair. In writing about his trouble he said: 'Two years ago I was ill with lung fever and never fully recovered from it. I could not sleep at night. The mucus would drop back into mv throat, and X would wake np feeling as though I was choking. Large scabs would come from my nostrils whenever I used my handkerchief. They would often be streaked with blood. My eyes were affected and were continually rnnning a watery substance. X was unable to attend to my duties, feeling weak and tired all the time. I had a hacking cough and ringing noises in my ears. Gradually I noticed I was becoming deaf. I would have dizzy spells and my memory failed me. I had pains in my chest and had no appetite. "A short time after I commenced treating with Drs. Copeland & Blair I noticed an improvement. The dropping in my throat stopped, my cough and the pains in my chest left me. I can now sleep and eat well. The result has been a great surprise to me, as I had given np all hope 'of ever getting well again." About the middle of last May Miss Lottie J. Porker, of 293 Arch street, Meadville, Pa., placed herself under treatment by mail with Drs. Copeland & Blair. In stating her case by letter just previous to the date above mentioned she complained of terrible headaches, followed by spells of vomitinr, which wonld compel her tojie in bed for 21 honrs, after which she wonld be completely worn out. Sharp pain in the breast, extending through to the shoulder blade?, and followed by others in her stomach and side. On June 9 she wrote. "Your medicine is doing me good, I do not feel so tired, and my head has only ached twice, and that was caused by a fresh cold 1 canght." On July 2 her letter stated that she was feel ing very well. August 28 she wrote: "I feel quite like a different woman from the one I was when I commenced yonr treatment." Some time ago Mr. M. C. Wilson, of Cannons burg, Pa., placed himself under treatment, by mail, with Drs; Copeland & Blair. Instating his case by letter early In July, he complained of a full, heavy feeling In his head over the eyes, a bad taste in the mouth, coughing and raising phlegm, dimness of sight, sharp pains in tbechesVwitb a tight, pinched feeling and soreness In the Inngs and a weak and shaky condition of tbe limbs. July 25 he wrote: "I am Improving steadily; feel ever so much better than I have in years." August 16 be wrote: "I feel like a different be ing from the one I was when I commenced yonr treatment, and I am quite willing that a short statement of what yonr treatment has done forme should be made in the papers " DOCTORS Are located permanently at 66 SIXTH AVENUE. 'Where they treat with success all Curable oases. OfQcehourt-6tollA.3C.ta to 6 P.V.I 7 to 9 P. h. (Sunday Included). Specialties CATAERK. and ALL DIS EASES ot the EYK, EAR, THKOAT. and LONQS. Consultation, $L -Address all mall to DBS. COPELAND A BLAIR, Mgish t&, Pittsburg, Pa. FROMESTOHARIIERS mmkm ePFICIAL-FITTgBlTKfl. fNo.lM.1 V A N ORDINANCE-AUTHORIZING THXl JC. construction ot a sewer on uaeet alter, trom anoint about 75 feet east of South Fifth! street to a connection with a sewer ftbeat Hi ieei east ot South Sixth street. Section 1 n it nrrlalfutii and mmim1 hv tfc city of Pittsburg, la Select and Common Cobs- fi cua assemoiea, ana it is Bereuy oruaised sad Chief of tbe Department of Public Works bi auuu uereoyautnonzed ana directed to ad vertise. In accordance with the acts of Assets- my oi ine commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the ordinances of said city of Pittefcarg relat ing thereto and-regulating the same, for pro- wiu uo cuiuvocnon oi ajHpe seweroa. Cabot alley, from a point about 75 feet east ot about SO feet east of South Sixth street, eoa- & meneing at Cabot alley distant aboat 75 feet V east ot South Fifth street, thence along Cabot v alley In an eastwardly- direction to a conseo- .) tion with a sewer about SO feet east of. JES South Sixth street size of sewer to be 13 . Jw' inches In diameter, tbe contract therefor to be .- j$P letlnthemannerdlrectedbytbesaidactsot As.. . sembly and ordinances. The cost and expense of r the same to be assessed and collected in accord-"? f ance with the provisions of an act of AssemWy-i ' of the Commonwealth df Pennsylvania entitled -v "An act relating to streets and sewers in cities of tbe second class," approved the Mthday ott& May, A. D. 1SS8. M, Section 2 That any ordinance or part o ordinance conflicting with tile pTOVtsloBS of " this ordinance be and the same is hereby, re-.rf r pealed so far as the same affects this ordl-, , -nance. - .- Ordained and enacted info a law in CosaeSa" thisSOthdavof September, A. D. 18S8L j Js v. H. P. FORD. President of Select Caaa-.s2-' i dl. Attest: GEO. SHEPPARD. Clerk ot-l Select Council. GEO. L. HOLL1DAY, Presi-ifr dent of Common ConnelL Attest: GEO.S3iT BOOTH. Clerk of Comm3h Connctt. 3 JIayor's office, October 7,1888. Approved a OSTERMAIEIW Asslstant'Mavor's Clerk. r5 Recorded in Ordinance Book, voL 7, page van uaj ui ucvuuer, a. U. i&ov. ocii-o TNou. 109.1 A N ORDINANCE-AUTHORIZING THE J construction of a sewer on Frankstowa avenue from Homewood avenue to Fifth ave nue. Section I Be it ordained and enacted by the city of Pittsburg, in Select and Common Coun cils assembled, and it Is hereby ordained and .enacted by the authority ot the same, that the Chief ot tbe Department of Public Works. Tja And 1.1 hArnhv anthnrtzf1 2nd rifrntpf tn nAj volume iu accuruamcB w.tu me acta ox. Asaem tj oiy oi ine uommonweaiin oi jreansyrranuv . ana me ordinances oi ine saiu city at jrinsoarg . relating thereto and regulatlnz the same, for proposals lor toe consirncuon oi a pipe sewer on Frankstown, beginning at Homewood ave- ," nue, thenre westwardly to Lang street sewer, to be 15 inches In diameter, thence to Martland -, street sewer to be 18 Inches in diameter; thence " to Negley run sewer to be U0 inches in diameter, thencetoDallasstreetsewerto be '2A laches in -diameter, thence to Lincoln atreetsewertobelS a inches In diameter, thence to Fifta area ho di sewer to he 18 incbei in diameter, with conaeew tions with sewers at Fifth avenue and at Naitvfe ley run, the contract therefor to be letta'tfce manner directed by tbe said acts of Assembly Pljy ana ordinances. The cost anu expease ex mi same to he assessed and collected accordance with the provisions of aa ' act of Assembly of the Commonwealth of w Pennsylvania, entitled, "An act relating to streets and sewers in cities pf the seeeseT, class;" approved the 16th day of May,A.D.' 1889. . "V. -' Section 2 That any ordinance or part of.-or. it dlnance conflicting with the proTisioss of thit X ordinance be and the same is hereby repealed so far as the same affects this ordinance. Ordained and enacted into a law in Coasefls this 30th day of September, A. D. im . , H. P. FORD. President of Seleet Council. Attest: GEO. SHEPPARD. Clerk of Select Council. GEO. L. HOLLIDAY, President of Common Council. Attest: GEO. BOOTH. Clerk of Common Council. Mayor's Office. October 7. ISSft. Approved: WM. McCALLlN, Major. Attest: ROBERT OSTEKMA1EK, Assistant Mayor's Clerk. Recorded in Ordinance Book, vol. 7, page 186, 8th day of October. A. D. 188ft, ocll-28 A No. 107.1 . , ,. N ORDINANCE-AUTHORIZING THE construction of a sewer on Mulberry, alley, from Sixteenth street to Seventeenth street. Section I Be it ordained and enacted bv the city of. Pittsburg, in Select and Common Conn- ' , cils assembled, and it is hereby ordained and ' -enacted by the authority of the saae. That the Chief ot the Department of Public Works be and Is hereby authorized and directed to ' advertise, in accordance with the acta of As-' sembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and orolnances of tbe said city ot Pittsburg, relating thereto and regulat ing the same, for proposals for the coo- i struction of a proe sewer on Mulberry al4eyv" ' j, from Sixteenth street to Seventeenth street, ,.j. commencing at Sixteenth street, along Mai- berry alley to a connection with sewer oaSer- " enteenth street, size of sewer to be 15 ioohes la diameter, the contract therefor to be let In laa.. manner directed by the said acts of Assembly 3$. and ordinances; The cost and expeasa' j of the same to be assessed and ee!-2 ' lected in accordance with the provisloss nf aa"-" -act of Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pena-J sylvanla, entitled. "An act relating to streets" and sewers in cities ot the second class," sp- 4 proved the 16th day of May, A. D. 1886. Section 2 That any ordinance or part ot or , dlnance conflicting with the provWoas of tea ordinance be and the same is hereby repealed, r so far as the same affects this ordinance. . Jf- Ordained and enacted into a law in CoaBeiJa-vJ thls80thdavofSeDtember.AD.188K. W IT-P. FORD. President of Select CohboL C Attest: GEO. SHEPPARD. Cleric of Select - -f & Council. GEO. L. HOLLIDAY, Presidest ot Common Council. yVttest: GEO. BOOTH,. Clerk of Common Council. Mayor's Office, October 7, 1839. Approved: WM. McCALliN. Mayor. Attest: ROBERT; OSTRRMAIER. Assistant Mayor's Clerk. Recnded in Ordinance Book. vol. 7, page 148, 7th day ot October. A. D. W. ocll-28 iTj zrz - JMO. 1WB.1 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE construction of a sewer ra Bebecca street, from Friendship avenue to Liberty ave-y-noe. - - Section 1 Be it ordained and enacted by the i city of Pittsburg, in Select and Common Conn- cils assembled, and it is hereby ordained and enacted by the authority of the same. That the Chief of the Department of Public Works bo and is hereby authorized and directed to adver tise, in accordance with the acts of Assembly , of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the ordinances of the said city of Pittsburgrelatiug ' thereto and regulating the same, for proposals for tbe construction of a pipe sewer oaRe- becca street, commencing at Friendship ave-. nue, thence to Harriet street IS inches in dtesv eter, thence to a connection with a sewer oh i Liberty avenue, to be IS inches In diameter be---tween tbe last ..mentioned points, Mia" contract therefor to be let in the' man ner directed by the said acts of Assembly and ordinances. The cost and expease of the same to be assessed and collected in accordance with the provisions of an act ot Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, entitled, 'An act relating to streets and sewers in cities of the second class," approved the 18th day of May, AD. 18S9L Section 2 That any ordinance or part of ordinance conflicting with the provisions of this ordinance be and tbe same Is hereby re pealed, sq far as the same affects this ordi nance. Ordained and enacted into a law in Councils this 30th da? of September, A D. 1889. H. P. FORD, President of Select Council. Attest: GEO. SHEPPARD. Clerk of Select Council. GEO. L. HOLLIDAY. President ot Common Council. Attest: GEO. BOOTH, Clerk of Common Council. Mayor's Office. October 7, 18S9. Approved: WM. McCALLlN. Mayor. Attest: ROBERT OSTERMAIER, Assistant Mayor's Clerk. Recorded in Ordinance Book, vol. 7, page 181, 8th day of October. A D. 1889. odl-SS tNo.uy A N ORDINANCE-AUTHORIZING THE . XV. grading, paving and curbing ot Colwell 4 sweet, from Dinwiddle street to Jumonvillat'; street, in the Seventh ward of Pittsburg. ? Whereas. It anneara bv the netitlon and affi davit on file In the office of the Clerk of Coaa-i, nil, thatnne-thfrn' in Interest nf thft mnierSofE property fronting and abutting upon tbe saidw street, nave petitioned tne councils 01 said city s to enact an ordinance for the grading, pavtoeA and curbing ot the same; therefore, - Section 1 Be It ordained and enacted by the city of Pittsburg. In Select and Common Coun cils assembled, and it is- hereby ordained aad enacted by the authority of the same. That the Chief of the Department ot Public Works be and is hereby authorized and directed to ad vertise in accordance with the actsot Assem bly of tbe Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and tbe ordinances of the said city ot Pittsburg re lating thereto and regulating the same, for pro posals for the grading, paving and curbing of Colwell street, from Dinwiddle street to Jumon ville street; the contract therefor to be let In tbe manner directed by the said acts of Assembly and ordinances. ThSe cost and expense of the same to be assessed and collected in 1 ccordance with the provisions of an actof Assembly 01 too Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, entitled "An act relating to streets and sewers In cities of the second class," approved the IBth day of ilay. A D.1889. Section 2 That any ordinance or part of ordinance conflicting with the provisions of th! nrHin,n.n fa .ami fha .itt,a hereby re vealed, so far as the same affects this ordl ; UilUUC. Ordained aad enacted Into a law In Councils, this 30th day or September, A D. 1S89. -i H. P. FORD. President of Select CowaJkt Attest:. GEO. SHEPPARD, tiers: ";5 rnnnrll OEn T. TInT.T.f nAY. PrBSideSt J Common Council. Attest: GEO. BOOTH."! Clrtr fit nnmmnn f nnnMl 1 tK Mayor's OSee. October 7, 1889. Approve WM. MOCALLIN. Mavor. Attest: SOBBRT 1 08TERMA1BR. Assistant Mayor's OetJct i . Keeerded Is OftMBaaee book, vs. i. Sti Ms day of Oetaker, A. D Me .