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THE PITTSBtTRG 18&? .? , 1 . rmw i 4 9V5f- is M WORLD OF MUSIC. sr General Interest Felt in The Dis patch's Agitation for IPOPULAR SUMMER CONCERTS. 'Some Snffgestiong as to the Methods to he Pursued. GOSSIP ABOUT OUB LOCAL MJSICIAKS It is gratifyint;-to note the general inter est awakened by The Dispatch's crusade in favor of utilizing the big, new Exposition building for popular concerts. The idea wis originally' suggested in this column about the time of the Mar Festival that gaye the structure its musical baptism; but it was then too late to arrange matters for that summer and too early for the next. Row the proper time has come to work the scheme into shape for the coming summer. Tbe discussions aroused within the past ten days, since this paper bas taken the project np -a-jain, have developed a wide ranee of suggestions that prove at least how close to the public heart lies tbe question of music for tbe masses. Considerable attention has been directed toward the desirability of a large music hall, costing a quar ter of a million, to complete the. Exposition society's cherished buildine plans. Plashing hints ot brilliant solo- t singers, kaleidoscopic pictures of great , choral festivals and dissolving views of un paralleled operatic productions have ema nated from various suggestive correspond ents and cotemporaries. .And they have been gladly welcomed las allies in the crusade. All these lie farther along the straight line of development in those musical departments in which ihe largest ' public has the grestest Interest. The more the whole topic in all its eventual aspects is talked over, the greater likelihood of success in taking the first practical step. ,. "Nothing is more needed by musical Pittsbure than a large ball, with its consequent blessings ofcreit music for great audiences at very . "little a head: no worthier or more pressing ob ject for agitation conld be asked. Indeed, there Is pressing need of two new balls for musical purposes: one, for the uses iir.Hr referred to. seating not less than 5.000 ' people; tne other, with a capacity of about " .5,000, to be used for occasions as have been ac S rcommodated at Old City Hall during the Mo zart Club's tenancy. The club's lease termm-s- ates in a f ewimontbs and that historie ball will then be withdrawn from musical uses, leaving the city absolutely destitute of any auditorium at all suitable and available for the constant suc cession of bleb' class concerts that could not fill with people or with sound a music hall of really large proportions. Some such a hall as this, it Is pretty plainly intimated, will form a part ot I1 Mr. Camepe's proposed free library buildings somewhat as already built for Allegheny, but upon a larger scale. The larger music hall, for 1 choral or operatic festivals and other biggest public gatherings, is what has been planned for t. from the first to complete the Exposition -plant. The mnsic hall agitation always has baa ' and always will have the earnest support of this and other columns of this paper. But with a big B these music halls so badlyneededcouldbyno possibility be ready lor a year or two yet What can be done in tbe mean time to ad . vance the cause of music for the masses? That is the question tbe question of the "" first step, nowpracticable that The Dispatch responds to with the popular concert crusade. Present conditions, the means and resources at band, are the prime factors in any practical scheme that looks for early realization. Tbe main Exposition building offers the only place large enough lor anv scheme to provide music for tbe people, in the broader sense. How can .it be used most readily and effectively? Not in winter. It would cost too much to put in heating appliances and keep them fired un; and, besides, it would not be well at the out start to compete wlthth- theaters. Agaiu.it would entail too much expense to have tbe big place fitted un again, as lor tbe May Festival, with full stage, boxes, amphitheatncal seats, etc., so as to be suitable for formal concerts upon the conventional lines. The readiest and most effective use to which the Krnosttlon buildinc could be not. io the di rection indicated, would be to arrange a two or ttlire months" aenea of popolar prome nade concerts next summer. -A. commo dious band stand could be cheaply erected in the center ot the main floor. Clus tered about it not too near, but in good posi tion for seeing and Deing seen, as well as for bearing could be placed a few hundred com fortable reserved chairs to be sold at, sav 50 cents each- To cither side of this central re served portion could be placed any conven ient number ot benches for the accommoda tion of tbe promenaders to whom all the rest of the main floor would be open at. say. S3 cents admission. Similar ac commodations could be provided in the gallery for an admission fee of a quarter. Refreshment stands should be plentifully distributed: in the gallery, smoking might be permitted. The grounds surrounding tbe building should be improved, so that the promenaders could pleasantly extend their stroll into the open air and along tbe riverside. Indeed for pleasant evenings it might be well to have an outside band-stand and make it altogether an alfresco affair. The music would, of course, have to be almost entirely instrumental: yet it might be some what varied. Some first-class brass and reed band; like Gllmore's. Cappa's or Innes', might be secured for tbe opening weeks; then a week or two from a good local orchestra, Gercert's, Toerge's or Guenther's augmented to at least 40 men: then, say, a similar period for the Great Western Bind: and, finally, get Theo dore Thomas to bring his orchestra from the regular Chicago summer season and repeat the same thing here. With the varying combina tions and soloists within these various organi zations a sufficient variety ought to be bad. If more be-wanted, tne occasional introduction of a male chorus or of some deep chestea solo sincer might be made. Enterprises of tbe same general character have long been established institutions else where. London's "Monday pops," the summer promenade concerts given by Gilmore at Man hattan Beach, by Seidl and his Metropolitan Opera Orchestra at Brighton Beach, by Neuen dorf and tho Boston Symphony play ers at the Boston Music Hall, and by Thomas and his own orchestra in Chi cagothese and many others have amply proven that great success and public good may be had in .this line of work. In Pittsburg the same thing has been clearly indi cated by tbe summer concerts and opera form erly given at tne oia .exposition, ana by tbe The surest way to brine about a erreat norm. lar demand for suitable music halls, grand con certs and ODeras is to begin with some simple, practical scheme fitted, to present resources and to present needs. That is tbe immediate object of tbe present agitation, so far as the Journal that began it is concerned. Tho PennsylvamaFemale College does wisely in' eschewing the common practice of giving .frequent "pupils' concert" a practice chiefly useful for advertising tbe school and largely pernicious to tbe pupils in many ways. The uisual Chnstmastiue concert was given last Tuesday evening at tbe Institution named, but without calling -upon a single one of its pupils for assistance. .The programme was filled out bv the mem bers ot the faculty themselves, with outside assistance. So unanimous and enthusiastic tjuave been the comments beard bv the writer upon the playing of little Miss Ethel Jones. ' one of Mr. Gittings' private pupils, that special - mention should be made of it even in this hearsay notice of the occasion. The pro gramme follows: 'llano solo "tjulte op. XL Finale" Barglel Sir. J. H. Glttlngs. "Violin solo "Fantasle" Vleuxtemps .. Miss Mamie RenekL. -Vocal solo Two Sonet" Buys atM Mrs. Edith R. fVKtr Flano solo Berceuse". " ' -Mr, J. H. Glttlngs. Becltatlra f Mrs. Edith B. Coster. ...Chopin ..Selected ...Hanser Violin nloM?l !!onib?r song".- ,, .. ---- lD, -aiaxm-Ks."... Miss Mamie Benck. " Piano solo BapsodleNo. 6" Wlenlawskl ..... ,...LlSZt Thomas mr. . ii. tunings. Vwil-al solo "Mlenon' Mra Fllth M rt piano solo "Concerto G. Minor". -Mendelssohn .j. Miss Ethel Jones. T Orchestral. Part IL Piano. Mr. J. H. Glttlngs. Bolo "Yearnings" Rubinstein w Mrs. Edith B. Coster. ' This is the week of the first regular meeting "of tbe new Pennsylvania State Mnsic Teachers' Association. For three days Thursday. Fri day and Saturday Philadelphia will enjoy the -unwonted sensation of being the musical cen ter f the Btate. ' From time to time full Information has ap peared in this column as to tbe general status and plans of the new organization and as to tbe details. - as far i arranged, of the first meeting. Kotbing more need now be said, save to remind all music teachers -a .ii nthars interested in tbe art. that one of vin1emro?outari.ttaonhce.S eribe their little dollar apiece for an active or associate membership in the P. 8. M. T. A. It J will not amount' to much for any individual, but the aggregate will measure the success ot an enterprise full of great possibilities for the common cause. It is not too late yet. Vice President J. H. Glttlngs or Executive Commit teemen A M. Poerster and C. D. Carter will gladly receive apy further subscriptions to take along with tbem on Christmas night. By the way. Pittsburg's representatives at Philadelphia must not forget that te second city of tbe State is fairly entitle to be tbe place for the second meeting of this State in stitution. The more interest shown now In this end of tbe State, and tbe more subscriptions they can carrv along, the more likelihood will there be that next year will bring to our doors this fine succession of essavs, discussions and performances which we would all so much like to attend. The Despatch's compliments and best wishes for tbe fullest measure of success to tbe P. S. M. T. A. in this and coming years. Miss Emma Jnch appears in a new light In her recently published reply to criticisms passed upon her for singing the Bach-Gounod "Ave Maria" in a Protestant church. Apart of the pretty prima donna's prettily written letter is apoended: "I chose the 'Ave Maria' for tbe reason thatl believe it is one of the most beautiful and ex pressive of that celebrated composer's works, and as it is very frequently chosen as a portion of service on account ot its particular fitness, I did not see how there could possibly be any ob jection offered to it on this occasion. My re ligious views are possibly somewhat broader than those of either tbe orthodox Protestant or Catholic Church member, and I believe that the Almighty may be appealed to or praised by music quite as appropriately in one creed as anotner. -It has long been clearly understood and recognized that the worship of the Almighty is clearly commendable In any form that tends to elevate the ideas of the listeners and partici pants, and show the respect and adoration of the performers. I cannot see why a Catholic ode should prove in the slightest degree offensive or even be considered bad taste In a Protestant church, or vice versa. I truly believe that the Supreme Being would recognize add respect praise in any language and any creed. "I frequently accept Invitations to sing in church, and if my constant change of residence will allow, I never refuse to assist in divine worship, and although-my views may be con sidered somewhat liberal, vet there is I nothing more repugnant to my mind than tbe aoctrines aavancea oy me Atneisu x am firm believer in the immortality of the soul, and oftentimes when encaged in a vocal prayer to the Almighty, I seem to hear around me tbe immortal symphony of the worlds that invite roe to a future life. It is marvelous, tbe effect is bewildering, soothing and comfortme to a very high degree, and 1 firmly believe that one may become so thoroughly absorbed in vocal praise to the Supreme Being that they may even catch glimpses of tne world beyondV'v .. A copyright cablegram from London to THE Dispatch says that the.Prince of Wales had a rather difficult time this week in his effort to see "The Gondoliers" at the Savoy Theater. He had a box for Monday night, and had set apart that evening for his visit, when he learned that Geraldlnn TTlmar was snfferin? from a severe cold, and that her part' was to be taken by an nuder-stuay. Accordingly he changed the time of bis visit to Wednesday and bis box was reserved for that evening. Miss Clmar, however, did not consider herself well enongh to sing Wednesday and refused to go on the boards, even to please the heir apparent. The royal visit was, therefore, again postponed un til last night, when tbe American girl again took ber part in tbe opera. Uimar is the success ot Gilbert & Sullivan's new production. Her voice was never clearer or more powerful, and Sir Arthur Sullivan is enthusiastic in his praises of her rendition of his music Gilbert, by the way. has rone on a trip to India. "Agnes Huntington, another American star, sang tbe part of .Paul Jonet for tbe three hundred and forty-fourth and last time at tbe Prince of Wales Theater to-night. The management still continues to advertise ber mtbe part, however, since "Paul Jones" without Huntington is like "Hamlet" witbont the Prince to a London audience. Miss Huntington, with ber mother and sister, spend tbe bolidas with tbe Baroness Burdett Contts at Haydon Hall, In Norfolk, where the Baroness has promised tohow the Americans a real English Christmas. Miss Huntington will create the title role in tbe new opera at the Prince of Wales Theater, which is to be given for the first time January IL Crotchets nndXnavers. Mb. Cabzi Better's Festival Te Deura in C will be used by several Eastern churches this Christmas, with orchestra. Me. G. R. Bboadbeekt has passed the crisis of his illness, and, barring a relapse, may be expected to be about again in some few (I weeas. The more one reads the re views of D' Albert's ana Sarasate's playing on the seacoast tbe more is the appetite sharpened in readiness for their concert here at Old City Hall. January 13. Such events ire for us few and far between. Let as make the most of tbem when tbey come. James Satjvaoe, Jato the leading baritone ot the Carl Rosa Opera Company, assisted by Miss Edith Harris and others, will give, a con cert at Old City Hall on Wednesday (Xmas) mcht for the benefit of tbe Welsh Presbyterian Church. It will doubtless deserve plenteous patronage. Tee Christmas concert at tbeBeaver Female College came oft last Thursday evening, under the direction ot Mr. William H. T. Abom. The attractive programme includes tbe names of Misses Margaret Perrine, Bale Diven, Amanda Workman, Mary B. Brown. Gertrude Griffith, Myrtle Stuart and Jessie Gayley, Mrs. .N. D. Fry. Master Joe McGinuess and the St. Cecelia Society. Me. Carl Rettek has been chosen con ductor of the Verein Frohsinn and has ac cepted tbe post. After waiting as long as they could for Mr. Reese, wbo was to have come from Iowa to fill this position, the directors notified bim that tbey wonld have to look else where. Under Mr. letter's experienced baton, there can be no doubt that fresh laurels await Pittsburg's crack male chorus. This is good news. The Beethoven Quartet Club (Messrs. Better, F. G. and George Toerge and Cooper, aided by Miss Agnes Vogel) will soon repeat that most excellently chosen and played programme of the second matinee at an hour in the evening when busy folks can get a chance to bear it Begular subscribers to the series of chamber music matinees are invited to attend this evening recital also, if thev please. Ajlonzo L. Stotjtjasd, the well-known bari tone, died in Boston on Thursday. He had been taken ill two weeks ago, immediately after singing in that city with tbe JSmma Jnch Opera Company as Count Arriheim in tbe "Bohemian Girl" tbe very role in which he made bis operatic debut a dozen years ago in .N ew York. Mr. Stoddard was born in North Brookficld, Mass November 6, 1812. His long est terms of service were with the Abbott and American Opera Companies, with both of which he has been heard a number of times in this city. We were to have heard bim again this week with tbe Jnch troupe, be baying been billed forthe leading'baritone roles. Mb. Elbekt, of the Roosevelt organ build ing firm, writes that their head tuner will leave for Allegheny Christmas night and that the voicer is already there. This looks as if the fine organ in the new Carnegie Music Hall was going to be completed on time, that is January 4. How about its inauguration? Ah instrument which, as already pointed out in this column, is calculated to be epoch-making for its department of music in this locality ceitalnly ought to be opened with dne cere mony and adequate performance. The best organist in tbe country that can be bad should be engaged, and one senafate programme among the dedicatory exercises of the new linildlngs should be a set apart to tbe orcan. Will the committee do this, or will Mr. Car negie, wbo is understood to be preparing a scheme for the general opening, attend to It? It is earnestly hoped that a point of such prime importance will not be overlooked. Mb. Amos WniTiKO. being asked to set up a concert for tbe Allegheny Home of the Friend less, has opened negotiations with Miss Gin evra Johnston, of Chicago, (she who conld bare been singing in church here for 12,000 a year) Miss Maud Morgan, tbe harpiste, and her father, Mr. George W. Morgan, the famous New York organist. A chorus wastben thoucht desirable. .and tbe organization of the same was effected last Thursday evening at a meeting of some SO or 60J singers, above the Second National Sank in tbe sister city. "The Handel Society" was the name chosen; there is some idea of making it permanent. It finances can ba ar ranced. Mr. Whiting, of course,"-is conductor: tbe pianist is Miss Carrie Whiting, his daugh ter. The "Inflammatus" and one or two other detached choruses are for first rehearsal. Tee charity concert will be given as soon as the cborus can get ready; can that be by February 11T There is some talk of this concert being the first performance in tbemew Carnegie Mu sic Hall; but this is clearly premature, to say' tbe least, as no authority has been constituted as yet for the renting of the ball when finished, and, anyhow, there are very different plans outlined for tbe dedication to the public of Mr. Carnegie's gift. Weak stomach,Beecham'sPIlls actlike magic Peaks' Soap secures a beautiful complexion. Stools. Our common sense stools, painted or un finished, now delivered on short notice. P. a Sohoeheck, 711 Liberty street FBATrEKHEiM 8s Yilsack's ale and Porter .uperlor beverage them. All dealers keep them, direct 'Phone 1166. M , . 1 vsii tor I Or order BAyiS"! CHRISTIAN. The Religions Characteristics of the Confederate Leader. HIS LIFE AT FORTRESS MONROE. The Finally Successful Effort of His Former Tastor to SECURE PERMISSION TO TISIT HIM rCOBBXSPOSDEXCE or THE DISPATCH.'. Old Point Comfobt, Va., December 20. Since Jefferson Davis' death, there has been much additional inquiry among tour ists to see the "cajce." or casement, in which the late ex-President of tbe Confed eracy was imprisoned in Fortress Monroe at this place It seems to be invested with new interest and value within tbe last week. And the officers of tbe fort, always show it to visitors with as much free dom as they do the Revolutionary relics lying in Trophie Park. The circumstances of Davis' capture, a description of the statesman's appearance in irons and the story of his release-are all too familiar to need repetition. But some dramatic episodes of tbe Con federate chieftain's imprisonment at Port ress Monroe, hitherto unpublished, have been uncovered by his death. Between here and Hichmona there are hundreds of people wbo were intimately acquainted with Davis during bis official life and subsequent humiliation. A biography of the man would not be complete without reminiscences they can tell. One purpose in all these stories seems to be to place Jefferson Davis iu the same category of warriors and leaders as Oliver Cromwell, George "Washington, Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee. PRAYING FIGHTEE3. All those bad the reputation of "praying fighters." That Davis was a thoroughly devout Christian in his .hermit-like life after the war there Is no reason to doubt. In the South to-day I find there is not so much disposition to boast of bis career as a rebel or even statesman, as there is to prove that he was always a remarkable re ligious character and that the shining ex ample ot forgiveness and humbleness he set from the moment of the war's close is what tbey desire to be committed to posterity. Rev. Thomas Minnigerode, D. D.,of Richmond, is still rector of the St. Paul Episcopal Church, where Jefferson Davis was confirmed while residing in that city as executive of the r'storm-cradled nation that fell." His lips being unsealed by his old parishioner's death, Dr. Minnigerode tells this thrilling story: "Soon after Mr. Davis was arrested and confined in Portress Monroe, 1 wrote to President Andrew Johnson petitioning for permission to visit the prisoner of state as his pastor and minister to him. At Bishop John's instance,against my judgment, it was accompanied by no argument, the Bishop saying that supporting it by an argument would indicate that it was by tbe petitioner himself not looked npon as natural, right and proper in itself. ' A SECOND -2FFOBT. "Mr. Johnson deigned no answer. In October following, I received a communi cation from some friends that they thought the time was favorable to again make the application. Ladies were acting with me, and they gave my paper to Rev. Dr. Hall, Rector of Epiphany, and pastor of Mr. Stanton, Secretary of "War. He got me a very full permit to visit Mr. Davis as his pastor. From that time I went whenever I could to see my beloved and martyred friend, and precious were the days and hours spent with him. I loved that patient, lowlv, God-fearing soul. "S'ecretarv Stanton's permit must have been very liberal, for General Miles, then in command of the fort, who received me solitelv enough, did not act for more than a day, after which he became very cordial i and allowed all mv wishes, lie evidently asked and received fuller instructions from the Secretary. "I mnst say here that tbe imprisonment was better than tbose who had ordered it, for all at the fortress were glad that tbe in dignities of pntting that man in irons were stopped, even lor the honor of the country. The officers were all polite and sympa thetic, and the common soldiers spoke of him in a kind and sub dued tone. On my first visit I came on Saturday evening and spent a pleasant enongh evening at the quarters ot General Miles, who promised to take me to Mr. Davis' cell the next morning, bu be waited until Monday evening. I cannot describe my meeting with Mr. Davis in his cell. He knew nothing of my coming and it was difficult to control ourselves. IK THE PRISON CELL. '"Mr. Davis had by this time been re moved from the casement, and the infamous outrage ot puttiug him in chains, to anend room on the second floor with a passageand window on each side of the room and an ante-room in front, separated by an open f rated door, a sentinel in each passage and efore the grated doOr. Six eyes were always npon him day and night all alone no one to see, no one to speak to. "I must hurry on. Your reader may themselves imagine what our conversation must have been. The nobleman showed the effect of the confinement; but bis spirit could not be subdued, and no iniquity angry as it made bim at the time could humiliate him. I was his pastor and of course.onr conversation was influenced by that. Inhere could be no holding back between us I had come to sympathize and comfort and' pray with him. "At last the question pf the holy com munion came n He was very anxious to take it. He was a purely pious man and felt the need and value of means of grace. Bnt there was one difficulty. Could he take it in the proper spirit? In tbe frame of a forgiving mind? After all the llltreatment he had been subjected to !by the North, could he do this? He was too upright and conscien tious a Christian man 'to eat and drink un worthily' that is, not in the proper spirit, and as far as lay in him, in peace with God and man. I left him to settle that question between himself and his own con science and what he understood God's law to be. TtKATVr TO COMMUNE. 'In the afternoon I found Mr. Davis with bis mind made p. Knowing the honesty of tbe man, and that there could be 'no shamming,' nor mere superstitious belisi in the ordinance, I was delighted when I found him ready to commune. He had laid the .bridle noon his very natural feeling, and was ready to pray, 'Pather, forgive them.' "Then came the communion he and I alone, out with God. It was one of those cases where the rubrio cannot be binding. "It was night. The fortress was so still that you conld hear a pin fall. General Kiles, with bis back to us, leaning against the fireplace in the ante-room, his head in his hands, not moving the sentinels or dered to stand still they stood like statuesl "I cannot conceive of a more solemn com munion scene! Bnt it was telling on both of us, I trust for pasting good. TEEQCENX VISITS. "After that I went down to Old Point Comfort to see bim often, if only for an hour or two. When his wife was admitted to see him it "was plain that their cdmmunings were with God." Dr. Minnegerode visited Secretary Staun ton to secure Davis the liberty of the fort, because the ex-President's health com menced to fail. He savs Staunton snubbed him. Major Baker P. Lee, ot Norfolk, tells this story: "When Davis was first shot up in Portess Monroe absolutely no one was permitted to see bim. He longed for bis wife's presence, and it was only when nleading for her admission that his condi tion became niteons. Colonel Dick Trier. 1 - .T.-....T., ..? I son oi ex-irresiaent ayier, nnaertoos: to plead Mrs. Davis' ease before the authorities at Washington. He vt succeMfunand bearing the permit him self be escorted Mrs. Davis to ber caged husband. Tbe scene was affecting. A few years later Colonel - Dfck Tyler's own wife died. He was 'h?JJr broken. Suddenly he was lifted nway from the coffin by two strong arms, and a head bowed over the corpse, while tears rained down over tbe silent form, and then a manly embrace tried, to check Tyler s grief. It was Jeft Davis. "I remember Fortress Monroe," he said, "and I have come these many hundreds of miles to pay a debt pf gratitude." Loo. ECHOES FROM THE BURST. More Petitions Against the TJnforlunate Lawrence Bank A School Asks Aid et the Courts Olber Notes. T. C. Graham, President of the School Board of the Sixteenth ward, yesterday filed a petition asking for a rale on tire assignee of the Lawrence Bank to show cause why be should not turn over the School Board bonds belonging to it, which are in tbe bank. In Oc tober, 1S89, it was Stated the board took meas ures for tbe redemption of 127,000 worth of the school bonds ot the district, They were for $1,000 each and matured November 1, 1889. TC. W. Young, President of the Lawrence Bank, was also Treasurer of the School Board. He took the bonds and placed them in tbe Law rence Bank for safe keeping until ready to de liver tbem to the board. Shortly afterward tbe bank closed and the assignee has since refused to turn them over- to the board. They state no one has any claim to the bonds, except tbe School Board, and it is a matter of importance that they have them at once. Alleged Brutality. A divorce was granted yesterday in the case of Ada If. Crnmmie against David H. Crum mie. Crummie, It was stated, was drnnken and dissolute, and abused his wife. The testimony taken In the divorce case of Nora Heckel agalriSt Charles E. Heckel was filed yesterday. The allegations were to tbe effect that Heckel beat and abused his wife, compelling her to leave bim. Five other minor cases of a sim ilar nature were heard. i Young Blackitones. The successful applicants wbo passed the preliminary 'examination for admission to the bar, last week, yesterday placed their names on record in the Prothonotary's office. They are Joseph K. McCance. Charles H. Hays, K. x. McCormick. W. B. Smith, 'Alfred H. Kellogg, M. L. Griffin. Harry M. Scott and P O. Her mann. There were 16 applicants altogether, eight of whom failed. . Monday's Trial List. Criminal Court Commonwealth vs AV. H. Porter etal, Thomas Tracy, August Weber, Christ Schmidt, J. M. Price, John J. Kennedy, Pat Diskln, Ella Jones,, Annie Wallace et al, Servia Carmonia. Geonre McCole-an. Mark Jonrdan, Mollie Campbell et al, Franklin Hoff man, unanes tticnaras, soz wooas, winiam Amann, Edward Ringold, James Bums, Will iam H. Wilson, Alex Mayberry. Monday's Audit List. Estate of . Accountant. Helnrtch Weichel Peter Speelman. William W. Annan Safe Deposit Company. Thomas McConbery....John Francies. Eliza W. Logan John O.McConnell. Anna M. Reichardt.... Christian Eckert, Jacob aegley Georee Rahn. Sidney J. Ammon William Hamilton. Maria E. Ross John A Hofner et al. PIANOS AND ORGANS. J. M. Hoffmann & Co., 537 Smlthfleld street, Near Sixth avenue, agents forthe celebrated Sohmer, Colby, Hallet & Cdmston and Jacob Bros., pianos. These instruments are renowned for tone, touch, workmanship and durability. Also the superb Newman Bros.,and Peloubet Reed Pipe organs. Por a fine piano or organ at a reasonable nrice eo to the mnsic store of J. M. Hofiman & Co., S37 Smithfield street Open in the evening dnring the holidays. And Dawn Went the Price. Only a few more days remain to dispose of my entire stock, which is yet quite large. The price on everything has been cnt in two. Twenty styles corsets, inclndine all the best known makes, ranging in price up to $2, now, go. for.-75 cents. Bud gloveav pocketbooks, chatelaines, lace scarfs and fichus, and many other articles that make nice Christmas presents, at about half price. "Py Schoenihal. 612 Penn avenue. HOLIDAT EXCURSIONS. Low Roto Tickets Via tho Pennsylvania Lines. Holiday excursion tickets, at low round trip rates, will be sold from all ticket offices of tbe Pennsylvania lines west oi PittSBurg on December 24. 25. 31,1889, and January 1. 1890, good going on date of sale and return ing until January 3, 1890. vrsa HOLIDAY TABLE DELICACIES. Largest Line Lowest Prices. Better send for the Housekeepers' Guide; it will post you on everything iu our line; also contains valuable iuformation for all housekeepers. Store open till 9 p. M. until Christmas. Wh. Haslage & Son, 18 Diamond Square, Pittsburg. Standing Room Only. It's almost impossible to get waited on at Thornton Bros., 128 Pederal st. Ally. They have been obliged to discontinue ad vertising till after tbe holidays. The repu tation this firm has on black dress goods alone, draws snch crowds to this department that it's a favor just now to get standing room at the dress goods and silk counters. All stools have been removed. Useful Christmas Presents. Pine seal xonffs, beaver mufis, genuine monkey rauffs and collars, and children's fur sets closing out cheap at H. J. Lynch's, 438 and 440 Market st Odd Cups. We have 600 styles of teas, coffees, choco lates and bouiHonB, at, popular prices; in single dozens or harlequin sets, popular prices. -Reizensteii, 152, 154, 156 Federal st., Allegheny. Dress Suits. Por a good fitting dress snit or overcoat go to Pitcairn's, 434 Wood street. Blate's Ptxxs Great English gout and rheumatic remedy. Sure, prompt and effect ive. At druggists'. ttsu Pine watches' a specialty, low prices a certain tv, at Hanch's. No. 295 Fifth avenue. MEETINGS. "VTOTICE THE MEMBERS OF SARATO- GA COUNCIL No. 262L Jr. O.U.A M., are requested to meet at tlstlr hall, cor. Main and Butler sts., on .MONDAY, at 12 noon, to at tend tbe funeral of one late Brn. Charles E. Armstrong. High hats, white gloves, funeral badge. Members u sister councils are invited to attend. JOHN MAJORS, O. TW. BROWN. R. a. (pro tern.) ile22-110 NOTICES. Office of National Teak sit Co., ( Oil Cmr. Pa. December M. 1889. THE PATRONS OF THE NATIONAL Transit Company are hereby notified that all credit balances npon the books ot tbe National Transit Co., at the close of business, Dec. 14, 1889. and all t outstanding acceptances and certifi cates issued on or prior to that date are subject to an assessment of forty-six thousandths (43-1000) of 1 per cent., or fortv-six hundredths (48-100) barrels on a thou sand in plpeagn paid oil on account of loss by fire on tne morning of December 15, ISSSt, from tanks nnlted register, numbers 1303 and 1304, located near Clarendon. Warren county. Pa. del7-85 D. O. PAY. General Manager. roEHXBRONNERf5 ' JyX VEGETABLEANDPOULTRYSTAND supplies all the city hotels: housewives will find it to their advantage to deal with him. Telephone 64. 123 DIAMOND MARKET, Pittsburg. jyli-84-Su C-Qg XMAS D1H M EB- You shonld buy only the choicest poultry. Theprtmeit tnrkeya, geese, ducks and chickens, and fresh, sweet, country hatter and ergs re ceived dally by E.HEKST CO., Stall 28, Dia mond Market, jPlttsharf. Telephone 1668. 1TID youmarriedf If not,sendynnraddressto AKB THE AMERICAN CORRXSPONDINQ ViJUiJW Vk WUUSBfftUI, n Th &Diaplav sefverftfemeKtt one dollar par tquare for one insertion. Clcaetfiei advertise menu on thti page tuci at Wanted, For Sale, To Let, tlCi ten centf per line foreachituer Hon. and none taken for lent than flftu".ente. THE PITTSBURG DISPATCH BRANCH OFFICES. For the accornmodation of the I public, Branch Offices have been established at the following places, where WantfFor Sale, To Let, and other transient advertisements will be received uptoOP.M. for inser tion next morning: Advertisements are to be prepaid exceptwhere advertisers already have accounts wlthTBXDls-1-ATCH. pnrsBORo. THOMAS MCCAFKKEY, S&JJBntler street. FJUIL O. SJTUCKET. Hth street and Fenn are, . G. STOCKEY ACO., Wylie ave. and Fulton St. 3. sTOKELY, fifth Avenue Market Home. ZABTIND. i. TV. WALLACE, era Penn avenue. - OAZXAND. McALLl8TEK&BBEUiLEK,5thar. JtAlWOOdlt. sonrnsmx. JACOB SPOHN, No. 2 Carson street, H. A. DONALDbOH, 1J07 Carson street. ALLEGHENY. A. J. KAERCHEK, 69 Federal street. U. J.McliRlDE. Market House, Allegheny. l FBKD H. EGGEKS. Vtl Ohio street, P. B. EGGEKS SON, Ohio and Chestnut sts. 3. F. STEVENSON. Arch and Jackson streets. THOMAS MCHENRY, Western and lrwlnaves. G. W. HUGHES, Pennsylvania and Beaver aves. PEKKYM. GLELM. Keheccaand Allegheny aves. M1LLVALE BOKOUGH. Vf. W. FLOCK.ER. Stationer. No. 4 Grant ave. THE DISPATCH HAS OPENED A BRANCH OFFICE FORTHE SOUTHSIDE AT NO. 1220 CARSON STREET. WHERE ADVERTISEMENTS, NEWS AND SUB SCRIPTIONS CAN BE LEFT, BOTH FOR GENERAL .EDITIONS, AND FOR THE SPECIALBOUTHSIDEISSTJE PUBLISHED EACH SATURDAY. . WANTED. ainle Hcln. TT7ANTED-A GOOD BATCER AT HARKIS' BAKERY, Wllklnsbnrg, Pa. de22-90 WANTED-DKUG CLEKK MUST BE KEG 18 TEHED. Address PHARMACY, Dispatch office. dei :zu "TTTAN TED-TIN AND IKON ROOFERS AT VV Wall station; come prepared to work. RAILROAD SHOPS, Wall station. de22-76 ANTED DRUG CliERK:MUST BE TEM- PERATE; state are, experience, and by whom employed. Address "P,"' Dispatch office. ueu-iu WANTED THREE GOOD MEN TO SELL for os. either on salary or commission. Ad dress MAY BROTHERS, Nurserymen, Rochester, N. Y. deS-59-Sa WANTED-MAN OF BUSINESS TACT DE SIRING active work, can find permanent position at salary of 160 a month. NO. 6 SIXTH AVE. delS-72-wsu WANTED AN EXPERIENCED BOOK KEEPER; one acquainted with the build In business prelerred. Address A. K. T.. Ills pitch office. de22-74 WANTED-A COACHMAN FOR LIVERY. None bnt experienced and sober need ap ply to T. B. MO EEL AND, 6100 Penn ave , E. E., Pittsburg. - de22-ll3 WANTED-AN ACTIVE YOUNG MAN TO manaee an office: salary S900 per year; must furnish good references and S350 cash capital. Ad dress J. H. . Dispatch office. de22-83 WANTED -IMMEDIATELY, ONE GOOD blacksmith to work on mine car Irons: steady employment and jrood wages will bejpald to 'speedy man. Apply or address KKNNEY & CO., Scottdale, Pa. de22--.7 WANTED-FOE THE UNITED STATES army able-bodied, unmarried men, be tween the aeeS of 21 and 35 years: good pav, ra tions, clothing and medical attendance. Apply at No. 915 PENN AVENUE, Pittsburg, Fa. deS-lS-su WANTED - MEN - t60 SALARY, 0 EX PEN3ES in advance allowed each month; steady employment at home or traveling; no so liciting; duties delivering andmaklng collections: no postal cards. Address with stamp, HAFEB& CO., Plqua, O. deS-2-TTSSu WANTED-AGENTS SHOULD WRITE FOR illustrated circular and terms Tor two weeks' trial of Mlssonrl washer; washes dirtiest clothes clean by hot steam without rubbing: easily sold; prontable. J. WORTH, 54 Beekman St., New York City. nolO-94-wssn WANTED-AGENTS-1 IN SO MINUTES TO handle an elegant article that sells imme diately It Is seen: when shown to a room full of people all want It and hair will bny: territory free. Address, for particulars, PETER FISH, Gen. Agt., 260 South Clark St., Chicago, UL de21-93 WANTED--ALL BRICKLAYERS AND CON TRACTORS to know that tbe headquarters of the INDUSTRIAL MUTUAL BENEFIT AS SOCIATION, at S3 Fourth ave., near Wood, Is the authorized Central Labor Exchange for the B. and M.L U.; no charge to employers oy mem bers. ocll-SU-wrsu WANTED-AGENTS IN ALL SECTIONS OF country to-selt our famous tailor made c)othlng; pants from S3 np: salts and overcoats from $15 up: salary or commission: reliable, sober and progressive men only need apply: big money to good men. Address HUNTER M'F'G CO., Sixth st. and Sycamore ave., Cincinnati. O. de21-M-ssu WANTED SALESMEN AT- ONCE-A FEW good nien to sell our goods by sample to the wholesale and retail trade; we are the largest manufacturers in our line in the world: liberal salary paid: permanent position; money advanced for wages, advertising, etc. For full terms ad dress CENTENNIAL MFG. CO.. Chicago, III., or Cincinnati, O. no9-77-wrsu WANTED-LOOAL, GENERAL AND THAV- ELING agents for Pa. and Ohio to canvass businessmen with a new line of office devices; commission 1150 per month and expenses guaran teed to live workers: exclusive territory: no ped dling: no "professional agency" swindle: no profit charged lor samples. LEMEN MAN'F'G CO.. South Bend, Ind. de22-16 WANTED AGENTS, GENERAL AND LO CAL, to handle the new pat. chemical Ink eraclng pencil: greatest novelty everproduced: erases ink in two seconds: no abrasion or paper; 200 to 500 per cent proflt; sells at sight; territory absolutely free; salary to good men: sample 35 cents by mall. For terms and full particulars ad dress the manufacturers, THE MONROEERASER CO., La Crosse, Wis. tieS2-23 Femalo Help. WANTED-I WISH TO EMPLOY A FEW r ladles on salary to take charge of my busi ness at their homes; light, very fascinating and healthful; wages fio per wees.: reference given; ruuu par lor pars lime. Address wun stamp. ood pay for part time. Address with s IRS. MARION WALKER, Louisville, Ky. sel2-I3-l ThSU Male and Pemate fleln. WAN TED-LADIES AND GENTLEMEN IN city and country wishing to earn S3 to (5 a day at their own homes: no canvassing; work furnished and sent by mall any distance. Address with Stamrj. CKYSTALIZED PHOTO CO.. Ill W. ,Slxth st,, Cincinnati. O. no34-10O-sn Situations. WANTED-POSITION (IN OB OUT DOORS): good salesman In any business; blgh refer ences. B. L. Dispatch office. deS-91 -TTTAN TED 11Y JANUARY 1 SITUATION T V as cltyialesman by live man of experience. penencc deZ2-lC9 Auurcssxiusiijx.it, iispaicn omce. WANTED-POSITION BY EXPERIENCED lady stenographer: best or references. Address TYPEWRITER. Dispatch office. de2M K VTTANTED BY AN EXPERIENCED MA TT CHINIST and foreman, a situation aS fore man ot machine shop. Address J. D. S., Dispatch office. de2-2 -TTTANTED-8rrUATI0N (MALE NURSE1 T V open for a position to look alter an invalid gentleman, hospital experience; reference lr nec essary. Address M. O. W., Dispatch office. de22-102 Partners. -TTT-ANTED-PARTNEK WITH tiOOO CAPI V V TAL. in an old established, nice retail busi ness, located on the best street in Pittsburg: a splendid chance. Address P. X, Dispatch office. deI5-27-TTSSU WANTED-A LIVE PARTNER WITH 110.000 to fi5,0O0,'to manufacture and sell a pat ented article largely nsed by steam users gener ally; well Introduced in this city: a growing busi ness and largo'pronts. Address L. 15., Dispatch office. de-2-9d ANTED PARTNER -A RARE OPPOR TUNITY to Invest S3,0W or 110.000 with or, without services, in a large, well-established and verr nrofltable mercantile business in this ct. For particulars address LOOK BOX 779. Pitts burg. Pa. de22-17 TTJANTED-A PARTNER WITH IZ500 ID f ' take an active or silent Interest In an enter prise that gives promise of yielding from 15.000 to 1 10.000 annually: a careful Investigation will readily prove this fact. Address or apply in per son to S.S. ROBERTSON, Boom, 42, 77 Diamonds!. de22-W Rooraar Booses. Etc ' WANTED-BY ALADY AND HER DAUGH TER, a pleasant room, with board: best of reference glvenuanswer Immediately. Address, staUng terms. BOARDING, Dispatch office. de22-33 WANTED-BY A SINGLE GENTLEMAN, two rooms, furnished or unfurnished, on lower Penn avenne In quiet and respectable neighborhood. Address Q , Dispatch office. de20-72 Boarders and Lodgers. TTrANTED-YOTJNG MAN TO BHAKE A TV first-floor, comfortably furnished room, on Federal st. . above parks. Apply at FIRE'S GRO CER Y, 27 Federal st. de23-70 FIssnclaL TTTAOTED-aMALL MOaiGAGB8-L JVWIL- T T ov-n. 148 J earth ave. soas-v WASTES. Ttaancml. WANTED-TO LOAN MONEY AT 4K, S AND . , 6 per cent free ot tax, W. a BTEWABT 114 Fonrth ave; Ja2.su -TTT-ANTED-MOISTG AGES MON EY TO LOAN TV In sums to suit at 4K, 5 and 6 per cent. ALLES & BAILEY, 164 Fo idttn ave. Tel. 1C7. apiu-ls-TTSSU "fJIT'ANTED--MORTGAGES-fl.0e0,0()0TOLOAN TV In large and small amounts at 454. Sand per cent, free of State tax: no delay. REED B. wujwb v-1 ut jf ourtn ave. mya-w) WANTED-TO LOAN MONEY ON MORT GAGES on improved real estate In sums of $500 and upward.'forJorS years, at4K, Sand 6 per cent. L. O. FKaZIEB, Forty-flltb and Butler sts. de20-5l-Tursa TTTASTED MOKTG AGES-SI, COO, 000TO LO AN V V on city and suburban properties at 4K, Sand spcrcent, and on 'arms in Allegheny and adja cent counties ar per crfut. 1. Al. PENNOCK A bON, 103 Fonrth avenue. ap7-141 WANTED-MORTOAGES.-M00,000 TO LOAN on mortgages. In sums from S300 to 110, oon. for S to 5 years pn city property, at very low rates; write for terms and give description of property. J. E. GLASSY 133 Filth ave. Telephone No. 1704. U013-47 WANTED TO LOAN MONEY WE HAVE over one million dollars to loan on city and suburban property at"4J4 per cent; no tax: we will also loan money on improved farms In Alle gheny, Beaver, Fayette, Washington and West moreland conntIes;ahy marketable security taken for loans Of anyamount. BLACK St. BAIKD. 93 Fourth are. je3-a9-sa WANTED-HOUBE8 TO BENT-WE ARE nowentermappllcatIonsfrom good tenants for houses In all parts of the two cities and sub urbs: our renting department Is nnder tbe direc tion Of experienced and systematic management: all pronertles taken in hatd have our personal care, looking tathe interest of owners, as well as the satisfaction and permanency of tenants; monthly and qnarterly statements with remit tances are rendered. CHARLES SOMERS k CO., 313 Wood st. de22-93 IHlscellaueous. WANTED YOU TO GEX- A BAKER'S down (13) of Stewart & Co. 's fine cabinet photos for tl, at so and 82 FEDERAL ST.. Alle gheny mv23-49-TTSU WANTED-TEAMSTERS TO KNOW THAT good bedding In bales will be given to tbem free. PmsBURU STANDARD BROOM CO.. 609 Liberty St.. city. de22-99 WANTED-UNION CREDIT COMPANY, 103 Fourth ave., sells fancy umbrellas, photo graph albums, silverware and other goods for holiday presents on tbelr weekly payment plan; bargains for next two days. de22-lOS WANTED-EVERYONE TO KNOW THAT PEARSON, tbe leading photographer, of 96 Fifth ave. and 43 Federal St., All'y., is making a life site crayon portrait, beautifully framed, and one dozen cab. photos, all for 3; all fine work. mhl3-63 V V iroods: special lnducemehts to cash buyers diamonds, watches, silverware, clocks, etc.; spectacles and eyeglasses accurately fitted at low est rates. 1. MITSUI, 130 Federal St.. Allegheny. delS-MWFSa WANTED-THE'PUBLIC TO KNOW THAT the largest and most complete stock of trusses, elastic stockings, shoulder braces, etc., can be seen at the store of ARTIFICIAL LIMB M'F'G CO:. 909 Penn avenue, near Ninth street, Pittsburg, Fa. nol6-65-Bsn WANTED-BUYERS FOR EIGHTEEN TO twenty tons dressed turkeys ana one car lire turkeys, ducks and geese, to arrive Monday morning, December 23; parties wishing large lots will do well by calling on THOS. H.MCGO WAN, No. 807 Liberty street. de22-8 WANTED-EVEHTBODY TO KNOW THAT I hare the largest assortment oi typewriters for holiday presents ever shown in ibis city: I have machines at 6, fio. sis, 33. 145, tso. ?& (95, 125 ana (140: no more useful present can be se lected. A. M. MARTIN. 412 Wood St. deX-69 WANTED FOR THE FOLLOWING 10 days, anybody contemplating the purchase of Christmas gifts to call and examine our great as sortment of diamonds, watches. Jewelry, silver ware, clocks and bronzes: onr goods are entirely new and consist of all the latest novelties to be found In the Eastern markets: just think of It; you can buy a triple-plated sugar bowl, ptckla castor, spoon holder, butter dlsb or enp at Si each atM. J. SMIT'S. 311 Smlthfleld St. de23-119 FOR SALlWaiPROVED REAL ESTATE. CUT Residence. TTIOR SALE-e ROOM BRICK DWEULING, U No. 42 Failure st. price 32,000. C. H.LOVE. S3 Fourth ave. ueiw-o-xnasa TJIOE SALE-H'SO-COR. FORTY-SEVENTH J and Hatfield sts., 68x68 feet, with 5-ronmed brick; a bargain. D. BEHEN & SON, 4112 Penn ave. . de22-30 T7X)K 8ALE-S3,000-EA3Y TERMS-VINE Sr.. X1 near Colwell St.. new brick of 7 rooms, hall;, all Improvements; bargain. ALi.ES & BAILEY, 164 Fourth are. Tel. 167. del9-10-TbSsa Fc IOR SALE MAGEE STREET A GOOD 2-story brick house of 8 rooms, cellar, etc : lot 19x62 ft.; price only J3,500. 1. M. PENNOCK & SON. No. 105 Fourth ave. delS-23-WTSu FOB SALE-A SECOND WARD PROPERTY, on the corner of 2 good sts.; over 60 ft. front on one st. and 73 ft. on tbe other, for less than .value,. C H. LOVE, 93 Fourth ave. aeis-s-inssu FOR BALE-SECOND AVE., S-STORY BRIOK honseof 10 rooms, ball, cellar, gas, water, etc. ; lot 21 ft. 5 In. by 130 ft. to First ave. I. M. PENNOCK A SUN. No. 101 Fourth ave. delS-S3-wrsn TTIOR SALE-NO. 62 FORTY-FIRST ST. S5.160, X. over 9 per cent clear.jlot 25x150 ft. ; 12-story frame: 2 2-story brlcks:ln finecondltlon. Address. F. K. HAFFEY. 131 Irwin ave. Allechenv. delS-14 FOR SALE-BRICK-HOUSE, 8 ROOMS. HALL, attic bath, hot and cold water, gas, slate roof, stable, etc: 133 Forty-fifth St.: lot 20x100 feet: 4,600. D. BEHEN & SON, 4112Fenn ave. de22-30 FOR SALE WYLIE AVE.. NEAR FULTON, brick house 6 rooms, ball, vestibule, both gases, siato manieis.msiae snuttcrs, siae entrance: cheap If sold at once. COOPER & PETTY, 107 Fourth ave. de21-57 FOR 8ALE GRANT. CLOSE TO THE CATHE DRAL, splendid opportunity for Investment lot 79 ft. on Grant st. by 117, to alley, having erected thereon 4 three-story brick buildings. J. C.REILLY, 77 Diamond St. del8-66 FOR SALE-LOCUST STREET. NEAR MAGEE two-storv brick dwelling. 7 rooms and fln lshed attic ball and vestibule, n. and a. gas; a C. RE1LL Y. 77 Diamond St. delS-C3 TTiORSALE-WYLIEAVE.,NEAR CONGRESS. E 9,250. Drlck house, 12 rooms, hall, vestibule, bath. Inside w. c, marble mantels, elegantly fin ished In every way; rents for 700; this Is a fine business property. COOPER & PETTY, 107 Fourth ave. ' de21-57 F IOR SALTO-io,500-ON TAYLOR ST.. SIX TEENTH ward, at terms to suit: Iet45$txi37 leet, corner property. & almost new nrick dwell ings In first-class repair, now renting for 1.008 per annum; will net over 8 per cent. THOS. MCCAF FREY, 3509 Butler st. del4-14-W68u FOR SALE-FQRTY-THIRD BETWEEN BUT LER and North. 2-sfory brick dwelling and storeroom. 9 rooms, hall, bath, both gases; also In rear on Forty-second st., house 4 rooms and finished attle: this Is a first-class Investment: lot 40x130. COOPER & PETTY, 107 Fourth ave. de2t-57 FOR SALE-UN MAIN. NEAR DAVISON ST., Seventeenth ward, at a sacrifice as owner Is leaving the city, a new 8-room brick dwelling, with modern conveniences; lot 25x100: price 4,500; all or half cash, bal. to suit: ecst over 5,000. THOS. MCCAFFREY, 3509 Butler street. nol6-8S-wssu TTIOR SALE 5.600-NO.l 1N.VESTMENT-NO. SlOCedarst: lot 40x125: oneframe bouse and3 almost new brick dwelllues In No. lrenalrr tbe whole will rent for 720; plentr of room to build 3 more houses; Korjj cish, bal. to snlt: street and alley paved. THUS. MCCAFFREY. 3509 Butter st. de8.144-wsn FOR SALE LlRERTY AVENUE AND THIRTY-NINTH st, ; newlrame dwelling, 5 rooms, finished attic 'hall, vestibule. Inside shutters, side entrance, etc, grained and well finished; lot 20x 100 feel; good location, convenient to cable Hue; terms easy; price sasuu. u. v. sasiiLtt, noriy- fifth and Butler sts. de20-61-Tursu FOR SALE-REAL ESTATEBARGAINS IN houses and lots for homes and Investments; over 1,000 properties to select from: now Is the time to buy: real estate Is tbe best security in the country, and the safest place to put your money. Before buying be snre to call on THOS. MCCAF FREY, 3509 Butler st. Office open evenings. Telephone 55)4. deS-HVwssu TTIOR SALE-vS,500-TWO BRICK HOUSES. X.' one snort square irom w yue aye. ; these honses are two-story, with finished attics and six rooms; ball, laundry, bath, inside w. c. hot and cold waterthroughont: electric bells: these houses are almost new. and a great bargain: this property will pay 8 per cent net on the, investment. BAR NE1T & CHAPLIN , NO. 101 Fourth ave. deE-25 FORSALri-NEW TWO-STORY AND MAN SARD brick dwelling on Main street. Seven teenth ward,.canvenlent to cable line; It contains 6 large rooms, 2 finished attic roams, bath. Inside w.c, stationary washstand, hot and cold water, hall vestibule slate mantels, sliding doors, Inside shutters, slate root, side entrance etc., nicely grained and finished; complete sewerage; lot 2UX130 feet to alley: price S4.70O; easy terms. See L. O. FRAZIER, Forty-fifth and Butler sts. de20-51-TUTfSU FOR 8ATjE-8,000-DO YOU WANT TO SE CURE now .at alow cost the foundation for an elegant home: we have It to offer In two acres of beautiful, ground on line of new electric road, and close to tbe city's finest driveway; comfort able cottage bouse; fruit; shade and shrubbery; location and surioundlngs are attractive and Improvements projected will add largely to pres sent values within a year. Call and let us drive yon to the property. 313 Wood at. CHABLES SOMERS ft CO., aevj East End Kestoeneem. BALE-IN THE EAST END, ON A ed street, an. elegant modern nressed TTIOR J paved street. Dricb. aweiung. b.oub nniso. 12 rooms ana finished attic; all ,tho latest modern Improve ments: large lot, 65x163 reet: near cable cars. ALEXANDER & LEE, 313 Wood tt. dln-23 TTtORSALE ONLYS3.M0-OAKLAND-A NEW X 2-story and mansard brick dwelling of 8 rooms, naju vesiiouie, pantry, nam, insiae w. c and w. s.; range n and e. water: inside shatters, sliding doors, between parlor and dining room. stale mantels and tile nearths: cabinets above mantels in parlor and dining room; cemented ctllar, porches front and rear, slate roof; houe Is nicely papered throughout; complete sewer con nection . with main city sewer; lot 36x100 to an alley, J. E. GLASl laS JTlfth av. de22-7S P SALE IMPReVEB SEAL ESTATE. East End Residence. FjrSALE-ll.SOO-NEAB LAKIMEB AVE. Good location; choice lot, 14x100. wllb coiy and attractive 4-room house. CHARLES SOMERS & CO . 313 Wood st. deK-W T OR SALE-AT OAKLAND. ON PAVED avenue, modern brick- dwelling, ot 11 rooms. Hrje lot. 50x200 feet: desirable In every respect: near cable cars. ALEXANDER & Lfci. MI Wood st. de21-22 FOR-8AL1S-FENN AVE.. NEAR W1NEBID DLE. brick bouses rooms and attic, ball, ves tlbnle. bath. b. and c water, both gases, slate mantels, front and side porches; lot Zoxioo; price low. COOPER & PETTY, 107 Fourth ave. , qeZl-57 FOB SALE-EAST END HILAND AVE. home: a brick dwelling of 8 rooms, large hall, modern conveniences; the numerous shade and fr,ult trees make It a desirable place; lot 130x 423; price and terms reasonable. BLACK & BAIBD, 95 Fourth ave. (4-A-10L) delWl FOKHALE-tlMO-GOOD E. E. INVESTMENT near Lincoln ave.: large lot fronting two street; three .comfortable and attractive two story houses recently built; one of rooms, two each or 4 rooms: rentals about flOper month. CHARLES SOMERS & CO., 313 Wood St. deS-93 FOR SALE-A CHOICE 10 PEB CENT 1N-VESTMENT-Hoqu-t street, Oakland, only H square from Firth ave., 2 new 2-story and man sard brick dwellings, each of 7 rooms, hall and vestibule, inside shutters, natural gas and all modern conveniences: price only 80,00 forthe two: terms. (2,000 cash and balance 3 or 5 years. J. E. GLASS, No. I3S Fifth ave. ae22-73 TJHJR SALE A. NEW QUEEN ANNE FRAME X? residence of 6 large rooms and splendid attic hall, vestibule, bath, w. c, larje porches, bay windows, sliding doors, sjte mantels, tile hearths, art windows, range, pantry, hardwood staircase, with a large level lot: located on the west side of a good avenue, near cable cars and East Liberty station; price S3, OCO. on very reason able terms. J. E. GLASS, 133 Fifth ave. deE-73 FOR SALE-THERE ABE TEN VERY DE SIRABLE nouses now in course of construc tion ou Oakland square; to be finished complete readv for occupancy by April 1: five of these bouses are already sold, leaving five still available to buyers: prices, p. 500, S3.OOUandsia.000, accord ing to slzt and location; lots vary In size from 30x 100 to 92x150; Atwoodst., now pared with asphalt from Filth ave. to Oaklind square, and traction road being laid. Apply to SAMUEL W. BLACK & CO., 99 Fourth ave. deE-4 Allraheny Residences. FOR SALE-SI, 600-EO USE OF 6 ROOMS, LOT 40x120. Shady ave., Allegheny. CHARLES SOMEKS & CO., 313 Wood St. deZ-93 FOR BALE-S3,400-GOOD BRICK HOUSE IN prime order. 6 rooms, vestibule, hall: nice ard: choice street In Allegheny. CHARLES SOMERS & CO., 313 Wood St. deZ- TTtOB SALE-PARK PROPERTY-RESIDENCE X! No. 21 Montgomery avenue, Allegheny: 14 rooms, bath, lavatories, lanndry, all conveni ences. BAILEY, FARRELL CO.. No. 619 Smithfield street. del2-l2-nssa FOR SALE-RSOi A NET 10 PER CENT IN VESTMENT; convenient location In Alle gheny; corner lot: substantial bouse of 5 rooms and attic: 2 bouses, 4 rooms each. CHARLES SOMERS & CO., 313 Wood St. de22-93 FOR SALE-SECOND WARD. ALLEGHENY This Is what you are looking for,: a 7-room and attic, new brick bouse In the Second ward. Aiiegneny; tot zacno; excellent location: electric cars at door;' price, $3,800: come quick, as It won't be for sale long, BLACK & BAIBD, SS f ourtn ave. delS-U FOB SALE-NEAR PLEASANT VALLEY electric road. Second ward, Allegheny a good investment property, consisting of a well-built row of6brict houses of 6 rooms each, with inside r.e . marble mantels, gas, water, etc: can be made to pay over 9 per cent net. Address A.. Room 614 Penn building, Penn avenue, for fuller particulars. deS-31 Suburban Residences. FOB SALE-IN SEWICKLEY-A FINE. 10 room brick residence, with modern conveni ences, with lot 47x203 ft., on tbe best street In the borough: before renewing leases Tor the coming year examine this property, which will be sola on terms of 3500 cash and 50O per year. A.W.ADAIR, Room 6i4 Penn building, Penn avenne. de22-31 POR SALE LOT.-. City Lou. TTIOR SALE-BUILDING LOTS ON WYLIE avenue, right on Hue of cable, st 3700. UU4KUJ 3UJ1LK3 IV., 313 WOOdSI, deJ2-93 East End Lota. F R SALE 5 CHOICE LOTS ON WARD street. Oakland: size 25x175 rach: terms to suit purchaser. J. E. GLASS, 13S Fifth ave. de22-73 FOR BALE-ONLY 600-LOT 20x100 TO AN alley In Shadysldc one sqnare from Fifth ave. ; terms easy. J. E. GLASS, 133 Fifth ave. de22-73 FOR SALE-FINE EAST END BUILDING lots, near Hlland and Stanton avennes; only tS per front foot. CHARLES SOMERS & CO., 313 Wood St. de22-93 FORSALE-TM0TOJ100 WILL BUY A VERY desirable lot In Villa Park plat.. Brnshton station: small cash payment: a long time for bal ance. JNO. F.BAXXFi, Agent, 512 Smithfield St. de22-9-TuSu FOR SALE-150 FEET FRONTING ON FIFTH ave.; the choicest residence site now un sold at Shadytlde; price low; nothing left as good. MAQAW & GOFF, L1M., 145 Fourth ave. aels-96-WTSa FOR SALE-ONLY 1,250, TERMS"EA3Y: LOTS 5UX14C feet to an alley; located on Squirrel Hill, right on the line of the new electric road, which will be in operation March 1. and within 7 minuteswalk of Schenley Park. W.C.STEWAKT, 114 Fourth ave. no24-63-su OR SALE-2.5db-TERM3 EASY; LOTS 50xa feet: located on paved part of Forbes ave nne right at main entrance to Schenley Park, and on line of new electric road, which will be In ope ration January 1: nothing In the East End to ex cel them. W. C. STEWART, U4 Fourth avenue no3-15-sn FOR SALE THE nronertv In the cl CHOICEST RESIDENCE ropertr In the city Is the Baum Grove plan. East End: asphaltum streets 60 feet wide; wldo flagstone sidewalks, with grass platsiand build ing restrictions, mazing mis grove me nnesb in the market. MELLON BROS.. East End, or JOHN F. BAXTER, Agent, 512 Smlthfleld St. de22-46-WSU Glenwood Lots. FOR SALE-LOTS AT GLENWOOD: CON VENIENT to the station and Second Ave. Electric Railway; graded streets, sidewalks, city water: houses and lots for sale on montbly pay ments. GEORGE C.BCRGWIN, 150 Fourth ave. OC23-29-UWSU Farms. FOR SALE OR EXCHANGE FOR CITY property. 9,250, a splendid farm containing 35 acres, sltnate near Mansfield on the Pan Han dle Railroad: can be retailed readily at 600 to SuO per acre, a portion of the farm having already been sold off In lots foT which there Is a good de mand; this Is an excellent opportunity fo-speculation. For particulars see SAMUEL W. BLACK & CO.i 99 Fourth ave. de22-94 FOR SALE-GILT-EDGED PROPERTY. CON SIDERED tbe finest and best-paying rarm In Coffee county, Tenn. : owned by a Manchester banker; has been In the family 60 years: splendid location, fine bulldlngs.stable, barn, cedar fences; S rice 12,000, one-third cash, balance seenred: also ne two-story frame hotel, corner public square Manchester, Tenn.; only bote. county seat; house more than fnll'aU the year round: pays big divi dends for the amount Invested: age and feeble health of owner only reason for selling: 5,000 cash. Call or address No. 180 GRANT AVE. or 84 FEDERAL ST., Allegheny. de22-US Miscellaneous. FOR SALE-CORNER PROPERTY O N GRANT St., below Diamond, suitable lor bulldine pur poses; price low; lot 48x57, J. C. REILLY, 77 Dia mond st del8-66 FOR SALE MISCELLANEOUS. Horses. Vehicles. Live Slock, Etc FOR SALE A VERY PRETTY SPAN OF bays for carriage; cheap as owner leaves city, isu uuaai avi., or zujijij oi., . Ila.1i.nv fl0?3.1tK de22-U5 M6J. FOR SALE COMPLETE OUTFIT BAY mare 6 yrs. old. sound, gentle and handsome with some speed. I54f bands blgh: side bar buggy, good as new. built bv C. West; good set of track arness; cheap for cash. 93 AND 95 SECOND AVE. de22-98 FOB SALE YOUNG JERSEY BULL, OVER six months old, eligible to entry In A. J. C. C; bred by T. S. Cooper, of Linden Grove Coopersburg, Pa.: will be sold cheap. Inquire W. SCHEFFER, Iron City Bazaar, where the ani mal can be seen and pedigree furnished, dea-4 Machinery and Metals. FOR SALE-ENGINES AND BOILERS NEW and refitted: repalrlngpromptlr attended to. PORTERiOUNDRYANDMACHlNECO.,LlM., below Suspension bridge Allegheny, Pa. aulo-29 FOR SALE THEUNDERSIGNED, RECEIVER of Rees, Shook & Co., offers for sale the ma chinery, tools, patterns, etc, of said firm: the machinery consists of lathee drill presses, etc; also a large gray mare 7 years old. and harness and wagon. Apply to JOHN D.McKENNAN.Re celver, Bakewell Law Building, Pittsburg, Pa. del4-2S 3DsceIlaneons. FOR SALE HOLIDAY GIFTS-SOLID SIL VER stem-winding watches, S3, S6, 37. at M. J. SMIT'S, 311 Smlthfleld st. dCE-119 FOR SALE-HOLIDAY GIFTS-MISSES' AND Children's rings, solid gold, 75c. 1 55. 1 75. M. J. SMIT, 311 Smithfield St. de22-H9 FOR SALE HOLIDAY GIFTS LADIES. bracelets and bead necklaces. SI 25, 2 and t 23. M. J. SMIT, 311 Smlthfleld st. dcH-119 TTIOR SALE -HOLIDAY GUTS LADIES X? vest. Queen or Victoria chains, roll plate. at ft, ( 50 and 2 23. M. J. SMIT, 311 Smlthfleld St. de22-119 "COR SALE EIGHTEEN TO TWENTY TONS X: aressed turkeys and one car live turkeys, ducks and geese to arrive Monday morning, De cember 23; parties wishing large lots will do well by calling on THOS. H. J1CGO WAN. No. 007 Lib ertyt. de22-8 FOR SALE-(163 1XXIVERED BUYS OUB. finest billiard or pool table supplied wltn oar quick cushion and complete outfit; no finer table made (or money refunded): write for cata logue. '1HE BLOCK BILLIARD TABLE CO., Cleveland. O del8-75 FOR SALE-THREE PAIRS GENUINE DIA MOND earrings, weight, IH karats, abso lutely perfect and white at 100 per pair: also! patra weighing 2X karate same quality, at ESS; 9 nalri weltrhrnr 1 f-lS karats each, at 970 per nalr: alsol' pairs weighing V karat, at (42 so per pair. aadi: rs weigmnrx to .arat, irom fu iw versa: .atM. J. SMIT'S, LSmlthJeldst. third aoor t M ounu STS. aes-ns W8K SALE BUSINESS. Business Cunncea. FB SAliE-HALriNTERESTWTHEALLEf GHENY Transfer Co. Inquire TH08.DOii ALDSON, 112 Wood St. dei 1-39 ER SALE-NOTION MILLINERY STORE; new goods, new corner room, dolnz good less, on Penn ave., at 20 per cent less than rostrcashor Ion time! HAYSE t WILSON. M Fourth ave. de3-72 FOK BALK WELL-PAYING BOARDING house In central part of business; steady trade; houin "full: will sell at about half price; physical inability the cans? terms, half cash, bal ance on time. ' JIAGAW GOFF, L1M. I4i Fourth ave. de2l-9 FOR SALE WELL-LOCATED KE8TAU KANTwl'h seven tarnished rooms, for 1,000; owner engaged In-other business: also dragstorts, grocery stores, cigar stores, notion store confec tionery, etc. PERCIVAL & CHAPMAN. 87 J'lfth ave., second floor. defJ-M , FOB SALE-tHEDRYGOODS DEPARTMENT of a first-class general store doing s proflt-, . hlf bnfttn In twn nf nnt 1ms til an tt. OQQ lnl habitants: no old shelf worn goods:asplendldr.,;f cnanceioinengnt parties: sit communicauuns- connaeniiai. Aaaress X- 1- 3., .fispsicn oiucc.v , .delT-M" F OR SALE-GRAND OPPORTUNITY FOBf" steD Into a pavinr wholesale nroduce commissions ' aneoriwoieure men wixn some eamisi mv i business, profits this yesrwllf reach 310,000; owneru cuageu ju www uuaiucro icaouu luracujog. au- j aress 1. v. jjju&son. 11 Monterey St.. Aiie-. gheny. deUW0Vj TTOR SALE-GOOD T1SH AND OYSTER JL' depot, grocery stores, S350. to 10,000: clgzrH stores. 250 to (I, sou: light business clearing S7SJ wecKiy drugstores, country stores, ooarainarn hftiica mllVm,ntiM Mnfk.ltnn.rili n. ..(.. ...rl ll other good business chances. SHEPABD & COv?V Month aye. dezi- FOR SALE AN OPPORTUNITY TO EMBARK In tne clothing business; a lease for anno storeroom, and the shelving, counters, showcase, figure stands, safe: everything nearlv new; In one of the best business towns In tbe State. For farther information apply to S. U. TRENT, 93 Diamond St.. Flttsbarg. de21-23 Bnslness Stands. FOR SALE-HOUSE AND LOT. 34,000: C.CCO cash: with grocery store- doinjrjtood busi ness. Address U.S., Dispatch office. deSMP-rsa F IOR SALE-A FINE BUSINESS PROPERTY tbe C FOR SALE HOTEL AT EAST JEANNETTE1 at a bargain: can be rented to oar 2) per , cent on the investment. Call ROOM 711v Hamil ton building, on Saturday and Monday mornings from 9 to 12. aeZl-93 TO LET. AUeahenr Residences. rpo LET BRICK D WE LL1N G. WASHINGTON X. street. Allegheny; 12 rooms, modern im provements. Inquire BOOM 208, BIssell Block. J' a i-LlOli UarTcin S J TO LET A NEW S-ROOMED HOUSE, ! front norch. etc; No. 209! Juniata at.; rent ! low. Apply at No. 2)1 FRANKLIN ST, Alle gheny. ' de22-34 TO LET-FREMONT STREET, ALLEGHENY" a 2-story brick dwelling of 6 rooms, bath, front porch, both gases: rent 333 per mo- BLACK ft BAIBD. 95 Font tn ave. de20-31 ' Business Cbnnces. TO LET-GOOD STOREROOM AND BUILD INGS on Smlthfleld, Wood and second ave enue. C H. LOVE, 93 Fourth ave. delS-25-wrsu . ': llUASAilb-AUlIlitI.UUllil.1 AllUC1Uni1.ll 4 Jj doing a splendid twslness: reason for selling j Is, have not time to give It proper attention. Ad dress O. V. A Dlsnatch office. de21-13 Offices. Desk Boom. See. TO LET-LARGE OFFICE-INQUIRE ROOM 208, BIssell Block. de4-96-MWTau TO LeTT-FOURTH AVE. OFF1CE-2 OFFICES first floor, between Smlthfleld and Wood: well lighted; also large front office. Inqulrs MORRIS ft FLEMING. 110 Fourth are delO-55-zoD i BTIscermneoasu TIO LET-NOTA 6-ROOM BRICK7HOUSE.BUT X. to let yon know that yon can select tbe nicest goods suitable for holiday gifts at M. J. SMIT'S, 311 Smlthfleld st . wbo la selling ladles' rings, solid gold, at (1 50, ti S3 75, and warranted as repre sented. de2Ml PERSONAL. - TJERSONAIi IAKE FENDEB SUPPOSED TO ju oeiariDevicu aiit luiuriaaiiua regard- M In. fh. inn, nrlll h. tli.n. fnllnr nm.Atvnn' h. M HIKE SlLTAJt, Unqaesne, Jfa. deS-42 "DEBSOMAIi NEW BOOKS DUNDKEU3 Of X new ooo--s, usee, j duuuu iu ciota gut, m-oo i vinti v-rifinv vlnn hiwilri In tI(rntl hlnrtlnc-a trmm and see tbem. LEVI'S BOOKSTORE; Liberty $ at., nearjajnia nc-.u PERSONAL HE FELL IN LOVE WITH HIS wife and well he might after she presentedt. hlm with one of M- J. Smit'a beantlfnl paid watches, which cost her but 3. M. J. SMIT. Jill Smlthfleld st.. third door from Fourth ave. dc22-119,-r LOST. T OST-AN ONYX WATCH CHABM; LIBERAL JU rewardlf returned to24i0ENN AVE., up- stairs. de22-H7 LOST-ON MARKET ST., OK FIFTH AVE.. Saturdav afternoon, two pair ladles kid gloves, tinder will oblige by leaving them at ROOM 3K, Hamilton building. de22-75 LOST-AT OR NEAR CORNER OF THXRD ave. and Wood st.. silk parse containing 33 In bills and some other articles. Finder will bo rewarded If left with D. G. NEWCOMER. B. ft O. Freight Department. de22-103 . LOST-ALL REGARD FOR FORMER PRICES and now offer 1.000 pairs Rhinestone and Vol- -talc diamond ear drops ana screw knots from (rto (3 25; all mounted In solid gold settings, and war ranted to retain their brilliancy. M. J. SMIT, 311 Smithfield St.. third door from Fourth ave.- N. B. Complete selection of lace pine bsooches, scarf nlns, studs aud collar buttons mounted with. Bhlnestones and voltaic diamonds, and make one of the most suitable gifts for the holidays. - deS-119 FOUND. OUND THAT M-JjMlT, 311 SMITHFIELD st.. has 500 ladles'gold watches, all stem winders and setters, which he is selling from 39 to ' 345 each, and every watch Is warranted for time and quality, and are suitable for holiday gifts. Remember thename and number, M-J. SMIT. 311 r Smlthfleld st. deI2-119 STRAYED. STRAYED FROM J. M. MCED WARDS', foot of Seventh street, city, bav mare; re ward If retnrned to the above address. de22-77 AUCTION SALES. Positively the Last and Closing Week; COMMENCING. MONDAY, DECEMBER 2bVJ i Ml . ---?"" -. BANKRUPT BALE. OF THE 3150,000 STOCK, -or- FUfE-FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC DBXL . -r- GOODS, CARPETS, RUGS, Eld. V : BY AUCTION! "J:. iff: "! 723 AND 725 LIBERTY ST.,jJ CORNER EIGHTH. Sales, Morning;, Afternoon and Evening; N. B. Special accommodations provided fox ladles. ,4e23-Trssa Grand Closing' Out Sale,; AT PUBLIC AUCTION. Regardless of cost, balance of our Sixth street 1 retail stock left over. Lace Curtains, PortleresR and Upholstery Goods in generaL Also a very"i una una 01 duos aaaeoos in paiatea aQaem-j broidered Bilk and Plush Goods, from onr)? wholesale department- Sale commences Wednesday, December 18, at 10 A. if. and 2p. M-, ana will continue until all is disposed o?j n. nOLTZMAN CC OONS, ?r Sit WOOD ST., BET. FIFTH AVENUE AND'S VIRGIN ALLEY. del7-6. v1 . A SSIONEE'S SALE OF FTXRNCTrjRE.'S The lartro stock of W. H. Thomnson A. CuA No. 305 wood st., must be closed out. atoucAl regaraiesa 01 cost. 1 delS88 THOS. Vl McCTJNE. AmI-hk-3 i JANUARY L 1890. FREE. FREE. FREE. Annual quit notices furnished to BrooertvJ owners or delivered, free of charge. SenACiaj names of tenants and location of property htvi mediately. BLACK & BAIRD. deS040 95 FOURTH AVE.f QUITABLE HOLIDAY GIFTS ALTiJ Kj Kinaa 01 oirus ana pet animals, parrots.". STORE, 610 HmUh.2eld st, near Seventh avatl ONEY TO IRELANlJ. BCOTLAOT! AW I ll xungiana can nest oe sent oy checks oTj the "Cheque Bant," which arer cashed braJt oanaera, mercnants ana traaespeqpie. 111 Dure Agency MAX. BCHAMBERG tt CO.! Smlthfleld st, Pittsbure. seZS-WM .-;r-)!s .' -;ti' ?,.