Khe Disease Has5 Eavaged Countries
Periodically for Years.
Sits geip is feequehtli fatal
Some Casts of a mild Form Reported ty
Doctors in Allegheny.
AH EPIDEMIC-OP TIPHOID 18 PEAEED
Does influenza exist in a strong imagina
'tion. as. some doctors claim, or hat the dis-
'aease actnallv strnek Pittsbnn?? Br. D. U".
t3pAiikInthe physician of the "Western Peni
tentiary,- says the epidemic has already
reached -here, and is still coming bag and
baggage. The doctor reports that he has
several patients in Allegheny suffering from
ftheTdisease in a mild form. It lasts nsnally
from to to six days, and good care is re
quired. The patient should go to bed for at
least a'few days. JNo cases hare broken out
In the penitentiary, and Dr. Rankin states
thatthe health of the inmates is good. The
iofluenza has not yet become epidemic in
this neighborhood, and the doctor is doubt
,falwhether it will or not The tendency of
rtherdisease is toward pneumonia, and this is
wEythe greatest care should be taken with
4In a long conrersation with a dispatch
reporter yesterday, Dr. Rankin kindly
furnished a history of the slacue. Among
other things he said:
"As the influenza or epidemic catarrh
feas'made its appearance in different parts of
Europe, starting with the Czar of Bnssia,
jre have been expecting its appearance in
the United States. "Within the past week
our anticinations hare been realized. This
'disease might be called an international
epidemic, haying recently appeared in New
pTork and Philadelphia, and within the
past three days in this vicinity In a mild
HISTOBYTDF THE DISEASE.
Its bibliography is summed np in the
following: The first medical history we
have of this epidemic dates back to the
fifteenth century, 1E10. Of all epidemic
rHnpuspn it is the most universal, and the
rapidity of its march and extent of its range
over land and sea, sometimes in coin nemis
Svheres, and in different climates, in opposite
seasons and in all varieties or weatner.
among people of all classes is remarkable.
The French call it la grippe. It has been
called coccoluche, because those attacked
wore a cap close over their heads. The
symptoms of the disease as it then occurred,
nearly resembled those which it has
assumed in later visitations, severe pain
-over the eyes, sneezing, coryza, a difficulty
of breathing, coarseness, loss 01 strength,
and appetite, fever and harassing cough.
"Of the first epidemic reported, its course
seems to have been in a northwesterly direc
tion, from Malta to Sicily, Spam, Italy,
.Germany, .France and txreat .Britain. Ur.
Shoit. an eminent observer, states it at
tacked at once, and raged over all Europe,
;noi missing a ismuj, stnu mat cone uieu
except some children. The next epidemic
appeared in 1557. Dr. Fonseca says in this
year it in:ested Asia, thence came to Con
stantinople, and. having spread itself all
over Europe, afterward attacked America,
its course being westerly. Dr. Mercatus
(states that before the beginning of autumn,
'1557, Jt attacked, all parts of Spain at once,
iso that the greatest part of the population of
(that kingdom was seized with it almost on
the same day. Unlike the epidemic or 1510,
it was fatal to many. This catarrhal epi
demic again made its appearance in 1580.
lit was in Sicily in June, at Some in July;
in August at "Venice and Constantinople;
in September, in Hungary and Germany; in
October,on all the Baltic coast; in November,
in Norway; in December,in Denmark,Poland
and Russia, its course being from east and
X -'south to west and north.
"The influenza of 1658, of which Dr. "Willis
has given us an account, visited .Europe
suddenly In April, and was followed in Au-
gurtby a fatal epidemic fever. In 1675
another epidemic of influenza'began in Ger-
'imany in September and in England in Oc-
'tober. -ane influenza which raged curing
fthe autumn and winter of 1729, during five
months it visited almost every part or
M; WAS VEST FATAL
in many large cities, as in Paris and Lon
don. Dr. Xioew states that in the latter city
more persons died than at any one time since
the plague of 1665. about 1,000 being cut oft
weekly in September. Early in the winter
it reached Prance. A few weeks after it
visited the north ol Italy with great mor
tality, in ifebrnarv it afflicted .Borne, and
theBhine. Turin and Milan suffered severely.
jit reached Naples in March, and after this
The influenza of 1732 and 1733 scread
over 'all Europe, and appeared also in
America. It was first noticed about the
middle of November in different parts of
Germany. Edinburgh appears to have been
the first place attacked in Britain, which was
on the 17th of December, and it raged at the
came time in Switzerland. It appeared at
London and in Flanders the first week in
January. Toward the middle of the same
month it reached Paris and Ireland. In
February Leghorn was attacked, and near
the end of it Naples and Madrid suffered.
New England was invaded by the influenza
S about the middle of October. It traveled
southward to the Barbadoes. Jamaica.
-Mexico and "Pern much at the same rate as
& it had done in Europe.
":me influenza of 1733 was followed by
thoce of 1741 and 1742. Dr. Hnxham re
ported that in 1743, towards the end
of April, it was general in England.
and Anrlntr tnof Itirinff vnua4 nvaa nil
.Europe. InEngUnd it increased the deaths
in London in one week to a thousand.
The next remarkable visitation of the
influenza was in 1762. An excellent de
scription of it is given by Sir Georze Baker
'in his "De Cattarho Epidemico anni 1762,"
who records its appearance in London on
the 4th of April. Prcf. Bazoux has given
an account of the same disease which
sjvas epidemic in Europe generally,
in the spring. It attacked Breslan at
the end of February, Vienna was visited in
March and Hamburg in April. In Venice
it was more fatal than in other places.
-Paris and the greatest part of France was
spared. This epidemic appeared sooner in
jOndon than in any other part of England,
t was not observed "in Edinburgh and Dub
lin may, but in June it was general and
severe, it had prevailed in America the
A GEXEBAL EPIDEMIC.
- "The next epidemic catarrh in order of
time was that noticed in .London, and differ
ent parts of Great Britain, by Dr. Fother
gill in the latter end of the year 1775. It
(was observed also in France, Holland and
Germany, and was supposed to be more
Total in those conntiies than in Britain.
The influenza of 1782 was general over
gland, Scotland and Ireland between
the' months of May and June inclusive.
t pursued a course from the east
It appeared at St Petersburg in Febru
ary, in Denmark in the latter end of April.
From the shores of the Baltic jt spread to
Holland and the low countries. The influ
enza of the sprine of 1803 afforded an occa
sionlior collecting a greater number of sta
tistics from different parts of the countries
onftbe subject of this epidemic. The Lon
"doniMcdicat Society set a laudable example
proposing a set of queries to its corre
sponding members in a circular letter. One
hundred and twenty-lour replies were re
ceived containing a. mass of very useful in
formation. This epidemic was observed in
'arisjsnd in other parts of France and in
oliand come weeks before it appeared in
London. Its course seemed to be from
gonthltb north. It was evident that there
waTitdegree of progressive movement north-
wardjlbvjnarklng the time when it was at
thejheigbt in each place. Yet many of the
acconnt above alluded to inform ns clearly
that sporadic or solitary cases exhibiting
theltrne characters of influenza occurred In
r ii -'t i...-'' v.1... it., j:..... v.
KinufiH(g, kmwi vuo umm v
eame estaMiafeee' in som taftoes weeks be
fore it was quite developed.
"The influensa of 1831, though-generally
mild in its character, was almost 'universal,
for it seems to have prevailed in both hemis
pheres m the same year. Acconnts have
been received of its appearance in India, as
well as in the United States of America.
In many places it has been the precursor of
the epidemic cholera. This epidemic of in
fluenza swept overtbe greater part of En
gland, Scotland and Ireland in. the spring
and autumn. Late in the autumn it attacked
Paris, the South of Spain, Gibraltar and
Italy, with more severity than it did the
British Islands. At Boniest, was said to
occasion great alarm.
"In Berlin 30,000 people were suffering at
the same time, and at a later period 45,000
in Paris. Another severe epidemic of this
disease prevailed in Europe and the United
States in 1832, 1837 and another In 1843. It
has been estimated by Dr. Graves that in
Dublin 4,000 persons died of the influenza
"Among the phenomena relating to the
weather, which seem to have bad a con
nection with influenza, either as pre
cursor or attendant signs, we may
notice extraordinary vicissitudes, east
erly winds, thick or offensive
fogs. Influenza is generally a disease of
either spring or autumn. The "spring influ
enza has sometimes occurred when the first
heat suddenly followed the winter'scold,
and the autumnal when the cold moisture
and rain fogs of November have succeeded
to the heat of a dry sumnter, yet there has
not been a uniform connection between any
one sensible quality of the atmosphere, as to
heat or cold, rain or droueht, wind or calm,
and the prevalence of this epidemic; for in
different nlaees it has maintained itself un
der the dominion of each of these states of
"There are no particular phenomena in na
ture that universally characterize the epi
demic constitution which precedes, or that
which accompanies the. influenza, and we
are led to conclude that the causes of this
epidemic, supposing them to take their rise
in atmospheric changes of a universal na
ture, are tar from being marked by uniform
ity in the signs. At the same time we are
bound to admit that the sndden changes
from warm weather to cold, -and from cold
weather to warm, with dampness, fogs and
easterly winds, have rarely been absent
from the list of natural indications.
"The influenza, like every other epidemic
disease, has given occasion to "medical ob
servers to entertain very opposite views on
the question of its contagious property.
Upon the whole, it would appear that some
ceneral cause, if not originating, at least
subsisting in the atmosphere. and -depending
on its changes, progressive also in its
movements from place to place and from
country to country, gives rise to the disease,
bur that it is probable that a limited propa
gation also takes place bypersonal inter
course, under the influence and during the
prevalence of the epidemic. Milder epi
demics of influenza have appeared id this
country at irregular intervals since the last
above reported, but none have compared to
the one that occurred in 1837."
Hundreds of the residents of Allegheny
were sneezing yesterday, and all who were
afflicted were positive that they had la
grippe. Jndging from the European dis
patches, it is no respecter of age or condition
in life, and on the Northside this fact has
been plainly and painfully demon
strated. Even the street Arabs,
while selling papers or blacking
boots, stop every once in awhile, look
heavenward and sneeze. The little boys
who read good books, and go to Sunday
school, are interrupted by la grippe, while
reciting their lessons. The professional
men, the business men and the1 gentlemen of
leisure have it. The washwomen, the ser
vants and the ladies of .fashion have not
escaped. The clerks are very much an
noyed, and claim they lose many customers,
just because they have, to turn around and
sneeze in the middle of an elaborate dis
course on the good qualities of an article.
The Bev. H. B. Cowl, pastor of the Union
avenue church, was unable to preach yester
day. When seen at his residence, on San
dnskv street, yesterday his eyes and nose
were almost crimsonraod',ii general ap
pearance was indicative ofmlsery.
ALAS, POOP. 1IA3T.
"My back aches, my head aches, and
every bone in my body feels as if it had
been broken," was the way be described his
condition. "I don't know-where X got it,"
he continues, "unless it was from my boy,
who had something like this last week, it
may be only a bad cold, but -it is the worst
attack I ever bad. There are many cases in
this neighborhood, and within -the next
week I expect to hear of many more."
Dr. Kirker was seen in his office on North
Diamond street yesterday, and when asked
what he knew of the influenza said : "There
are a great many cases in Allegheny, and
from the way it is spreading I believe there
will be double the present number by New
Tear's. Many physicians are inclined to
laugh it off, but I have seen several patients
yesterday and to-day who were very ill. We
treat it only as a severe cold. There is no
medical term for it, because it has never
been so universal before. It is not danger
ous in itself, but the after e'ffects are bad.
The victim feels depressed both in mind and
body. I know of a case where the patient
practically recovered ten days ago, but he is
yet weak and debilitated.
BAD TVEATHEB FOB THE SICK.
"The present weather is very bad for con
valescent people and persons who nave weak
constitutions. It is the kind of weather
which breeds the germs of disease and
makes such an epidemic possible as the one
theynre now having in Europe. The vic
tim is attacked very suddenly. I saw a lady
the other day who was enjoying'the best of
health at 10 o'clock in the morning, and at
2 o'clock that afternoon I was at her bed
side. There are also more cases of typhoid
iever in Allegheny than we have had for.
In this connection Dr. Edmundson said
yesterday that he feared an epidemio of
typhoid fever was imminent. Within the
past few days a few cases of a'very malig
nant type nave come under his notice, and
the remarkable weather is conducive to its
A visit to the Bureau of Health head
quarters yesterday revealed the fact that not
one case bad been reported yesterday, nut
even one of death from ordinary causes, al
though it was supposed by many that an
epidemic had struck the city.
Chief Brown, of the Department of Pub
lic Safety, was asked what he would do if
the influenza test were applied to the fire-'
men to fill the ranks he replied: "I would
pnt 100 men on to-morrow who are influenza-
proof, water-proof and can give good proof
of their ability in any direction "to which
they may be called. There will be no
tronble iu the Fire Bureau from a cold in
Dr. Flint's Remedy must be taken when ex
cessive or continuous muscular exertion, ex
citing passions, or over-indulgence, stimulating
food or drink, or nervous disorders have lone
continued. Descriptive tre&tlse with each bot
tle; or address Mack Drug Co., "ICY. irwr
Usees of Lutz's beer ;are always well
pleased. Kept by all first-class dealers, or
will be supplied direct Office cor. Chest
nut st and Spring Garden ave., Allegheny.
Front center counter of corner store.
50 dozen ladies all linen collars 5c, and
cuffs 6c pair.
An excitement here.
Booos & Buhl.
Those who use Frauenheim & Vilsack's
celebrated ale and porter pronounce it ex
cellent in flavor and very beneficial in its
effect. Kept by all first-class dealers.
At Beach's Jewelry Store)
Ton can buy fine diamond jewelry and gold
watches 20 per cent less than elsewhere.
This is quite a saving, at .Hanoi's, No. 295
Ken's fine neckwear at JaM H. Aiken
& Co.'(, 100 Fifth are, D
HaiCsmterT Istflway Officials
Kot Try tfee Hew Motor.
ME.XOUBTZ'S POINTED REMARKS.
He Sys They Don't Cara Whether They
-' Get Rapid Transit or Not,
ALLEGIENICOIffiCr.LMEN ABB EEBBED
The test of the new electric car on the
Pittsburg, Allegheny and Manchester line
which was to have come ofl early yesterday
morning did not materialize. The car is
still at the short line stables, an object of
wonder to the railway employes. The
cause gjven for the experiment which did
not take place was that the patentee did not
have all bis machineryon hand, and post
poned the test for several days. "Whether
it will be a success- or not i; a matter that
cannot be answered at present. The patent
was worked successfully on the Bidge road
line in Philadelphia, and the inventor
claims it will also work' in this city.
The car is equipped with a storage electrio
battery which propels it along the streets.
It is an electric system of -transportation by
which no wires, overhead or underground,
are needed. It is very cheap, and if it can
be worked successfully it will "be a formida
ble competitor of cable lines iaA. other sys
tems of electric roads.
From present indications it looks as
if the Manchester traction line will not be
in operation for aflbng time. It was ex
pected" when the idea of changing the mo
tive power was agitated, that the horses
would be superseded, with cables or elec
tricity within one year. The matter is in
such shape now that it may be several
yean before anything is doneT It is tied
up in Allegheny Councils, and according
to the statements of Commodore Kountz,
the company does not care whether the
Councilmen give them the privilege of
changing their motive power or not.
The Commodore was seen at his residence
yesterday afternoon bv a Dispatch reporter.
To the questions of the latter the Commodore
said: "The matter of granting ns permis
sion to change oar motive power is in the
bands of a Councilmanic Committee. From
present indications the people will have to
elect a new set of Councilmen before they
get the rapid transit they have been
clamoring for. Nearly every man in Coun
cils wants us to do something, if yon please,
for the permission they give us for chang
ing onr power. The line is better stock to
run with horses than it would be to run it
with the cable. If the members of
Councils exercised the same spirit of
liberality that is shown us by
Mr. Kennedy they would subserve the
interests of the people better than they do
at present. Mr. Kennedy has tried to" get
the thing through because he knows it u
going to benefit the people. He is a young
man, with a great deal of liberality and a
desire Jo, encourage improvements to the
"Councils have no right to make any de
mands upon the company other than to re
strict the rate of speed of the cars within
the city limits. I do not believe that they
should be allowed to run at a faster rate
than nine miles per hour. When the Coun
cilmen get outside this and want to meddle
with the tracks and other matters they are
going a trifle too far. If I owned every dol
lartin the company I would run the road un
til the day of my death before I would be
coerced into doing anything that is not
equitable with honesty and fairness. I
think 'I speak the sentiments of President
Dalzell when I say the road will rnn with
horses until Councils do what is right with
us. Ii the people complain let them. We
can stand it as long as they can.
A DON'T CASE SPIRIT.
"We have shown our willingness to glYe.l
uie people rapiu uaua, .u. we cannot get
permission to change the power we do not
care. We have a charter to rnn a horse car
line, and as long as the dividends are satis
factory to the stockholders we will continue
to run the cars with horses. Our charter is
perpetual, and there is no compulsion abont
giving the people rapid transit. Until the
Councilmen come to their senses we cannot
do anything. After we get permission from
Councils it will take three months before we
could get jour iron made. Then it would
take five months more to tret the road built
"No, the company will not reduce the
rate of fare. We sell five tickets for 25
cents. The object in making people pay 6
cents for a single trip is to force the regular
patrons to bny tickets. When they do this
the company gets the money. When every
person pays their fare in cash the company
takes what is left by the conductors. I do
not care what the members of Council think
ofthe matter. As far as I am individually
concerned the fare will stay where it is at 6
On the other hand the people along (Ohio
and Federal streets are very much opposed
to four tracks on the streets. They object to
giving ine streets np entirely to railways,
especially when two tracks would answer
the purpose. They are also decidly opposed
to ,thc payment of 6-cent fares, and a most
beautiful fight is yet to be waged before the
matter will be settled. Bapid transit has
made travel on the streets exceedingly dan
gerous. FOW. ABUSE OF ALCOHOL
Use Horsford'a Acid Phosphate.
Dr. W. E. Crane, Mitchell, Dak says: "It
has proven almost a specific for this disorder;
it cueu& mu vomiting, restores me appetite,
and at the same time allays the fear of Im
pending dissolution that is so common to heavy
To the West Via B. & ft.
Kew and handsome Pullman sleepers are
rnn through without change via the B. &
O. E. K. from Pittsburg to Cincinnati and
Chicago, on the train leaving Pittsburg
daily at 7:30 P. M., arriving Cincinnati next
morning at 6:55 and Chicago at 10:55.
The route is via "Wheeling and Benwood.
At the latter point the Chicago sleeper is al
attached to the vestibule limited and break
fast is served in the dining car as the train
These trains make connection at Cincin
nati and Chicago with all lines leading be
yond those cities. If yon contemplate a trip
to the "West or Sonth, try the B. & O. route.
Information in regard to rates of fare, etc.,
will be cheerfully furnished by ticket agents
B. & O. B. E. or by E. D. Smith, Division
Passenger Agent, cor. "Wood street and
Filth avenue, Pittsburg, Pa. msu
A lot of handsome fanoyilbbons piled out
at sacrifice srices.
35c ribbons at 15c.
50c ribbons at 25c
$1 ribbons at 85c
BoGoa & Buhl.
McGIntr Molasses Cakes.
Just the thing to please the little ones.
New, sweet and delicious. Tour grocer
Those who use Frauenheim & Vilsack's
celebrated ale and porter pronodnce it ex
cellent in flavor and very beneficial in its
effect. Kept by all first-class dealers.
The Finest Crayans
At lowest prices are made at Aufrecht's
Elite Gallery, 516 Market st, Pitteburg.
Xeavc your orders. No money required
until picture is complete.
Hen's fine neckwear at James H. Aiken
& Co.'s, 100 Fifth ave. d
Cash paid for old gold and silver at
jHauch's, No. 3K Tilth Are.
j, Hzx's'andtrwMr atsJMMi H, Aiked&
Co.'s.lOOriN.aY. ' D
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To Let, etc., ten cent per Itae for each inter
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WANTED RICHES. - IF YOU DESIRE
them no nse fooling away time on things
that don't pay; but send 11 at once for magnificent
outfit of our Great New Stanley Book; If book and
terms are not satisfactory we will refund your
money; no risk: no capital needed; both ladlek
and gentlemen emMojed; don't lose time in
writing; "stepin while the waters are troubled;"
divs are worth dollars. Address B. F.JOHN
SON & CO., 1009 Main St., Richmond, Va.
VAT-A-NTED AN ACTIVE, ENERGETIC
T V young man, between 13 and 30 years of age,
to act as assistant manager of an Important Pltts-
bnrir entprnrlftft'TnnRfchA snhpr hva .nnd uln.
'cation, as well as tact and address In approaching
and dealing with men, and willing to devote him'
ecu vuureiy to tue interests ol me enterprise;
the opening Is an unusual one, and offers the
right man an opportunity to make a reputation;
salary at first. tl,0C0 a "year. Address A. M., Dis
patch office, Pittsburg, Pa. de29-37
TITAN TED A FEW HONEST ATvm VVTCr.l.t.
YV GENT persons to take orders In this and!
surruunuing towns ou "Stanley in the wuas 01
Africa, and How He Rescued Emin Pashs. " The
intrepid hero hasjust returned to civilization;
public Interest in him is at fever heat; this is the
Stanley book the people want: send SO cents for
outfit and be tbo first in the field, or write Imme
diately for full particulars, terms, etc.; agents
are Just coining money; write quick. FRANK
L11S PUBLISHING CO., Box 920, Richmond, Va.
Trr-ANTED AGENTS EVEBrWHEKE Tit
v v sen ana evervooay to use Dr. O'lieere's
25 cts. liver pills, cold or catarrh pills, congh pills,'
diarrhea pills, dvspepsla pills, rheumatism pills,
headache pills, worm pills, skin eruption pills,
kidney pins, neuralgia pills, leucorrboea pills,
menstrual pills, sore throat pills, croup pills,
nervous debility pills, general debility pills,
nerve pills, teething pills, piles pills, non-cathartic
pills, whooping cough Dills, eve pills.
backache pills, 55 -cts. each: large bottles tl 00
each, sent nostaae paid.
Homeopathic Chemists, $4 Fifth aye,
"TTJANTED - A' DINING-ROOM GIRL ATP"
l T uiKAtw nvxxjj, zo and 22 Federal st.
WANTED-ONE GOOD BEMALE SECOND)'
..1.. Itk.Hl w. ... .... . l.t
i t vuvti muo nun uuuerxn&nent uusiuuu
for right party. At BOLEX'b HOTEL, 11 to S3
Diamond, city. de30-U
TTT-A.NTED-LADY SOLICITORS FOR OUR
"V book, "Mary, the Queen of the House of
David"; salary flO to (12 pet week; applicants
must be above 22 years of age and well read; the
book will sell as rapidly In January as any other
month of the year. Call or address A. S. GRAY
& CO., Eisner it Phillips building. d&3-79
TJANTED-PARTNER WHO CAN INVEST
ilooo. with services.
in a ffnod-navlnsr
Address A. B. L., Dls-
WANTED -PARTNER'-A RAKE 'OPPOR
TUNITY to invest 3,000ortl0,000wlthor
without services, in a large, well-established and
very profitable mercantile business in this city.
For particulars address 'LOCK BOX 779, Pitts
burg, Fa. de22-17
VXTANrEO-A PARTNER NOT ADVANCED
YV in years with business ability and ,19,000, for
a new enterprise; Investment would pay every 2
months 100 per cent profit; ean verify assertions;
reason to seek apartner: old age of inventor. Only
those who mean business please send full name to
HONESTY. Dispatch office. de29-39
VJITANIED ONE OR TWO GOOD PARTIES,
VV active or otherwise, to take an interest In
a full running and rapidly growing lumber busi
ness In the city that has always made and Is now
maklngmoney, and lssusc
niDie or increased reve-
nne with additional capital and assistance. The
firm stands high In commercial circles, and Is full
of energy andenternrtse, and possesses abundint
means, and only proposes now to accept of addi
tional capital, wim or vataout personal services,
in order to meet the expansive character of the
business. This is a splendldopportunlty to make
an investment that has eyery element of safety
and profit, and offers the privilege of becoming
associated with gentlemen of Integrity and finan
cial worth, falier pwtlealars will be disclosed
oaly to principal and awttM who anaaemlasn,
bv our Mr. DraM. wnols mmouIIt aeosalBled
with the firm, isisut of swIM wntsd, fON. I
Male umI Fbhwib jSeta.
WANTED-COOKS; "WAGES, S 50 TO H 06;
chambermaids, dlnlngroom girls, aortes;
100 house girls: German and colored girls: farm
Tiandi; drivers. MRS. E. THOMPSON, 568
Grant st dec-mas
WANTED 1 FARM HANDS. SO LABORERS;
man to attend toa horse and eow.ioo house
girls, 20 for hotels, cooks and chambermaids,
laundress, dlnlngroom girl, dishwasher. MEE
HAN'S, MS Grant st, de30-n
WANTED-SITUATION BT HONEST, IN
DUSTRIOUS single man: Inside work pre
ferred. Address HONEST, Dispatch office.
TITANTED-VOSrnON BY AN EXPERI
r TT ENCED traveling man to travel or work In
ine city; gooa reterences. Aaaress, oeioredan.
1, N. D. G.. Dispatch office. de2$-Z7
WANTED-A THOROUGHLY PRACTICAL
mechanical engineer, 40 years of age, a
member of institution of Mechanical Engineers,
London, who has had many years experience as
master mechanic both in this country and
Europe, desires similar situation; unexception
able references. Address M. L M. E , Dispatch
WANTED-SMALL MOE1GAGES-I. J.WIL
SON, 149 Fourth ave. no26-22
WANTED-MOETGAGE3 OIT CITY PROP
ERTY, over S4.0O0; 4tf per cent; no tax.
HENRY A. WEAVLRC0 SZFourth avenue.
WANTED-MORTGAG JES-fl. 000, 000 TO LOAN
In large and small amounts at 4H5andS
per cent, iree oi state tax: no aeiar. jv..ij d.
COYLE& CO.. 131 Fourth ave.
ANTED-TO LOAN MONEY ON MORT
GAGES In amounts to suit. In city or coun
try, at 4to6 per cent, as to security: no delay.
SAMUEL W. BLACK & CO.. 99 Fourth ave.
WANTED MORTGAGES WE HAVE
money to loan In large or small amounts
at lowest rates on Plttsbnrg, Allegheny or subur
ban Improved real estate. ALEXANDER A LEE,
813 Wood St. de28-M-MW S
W ANTED-TO LOAK S5OO.O0O. IS AMOUNTS
of S3, 000 and upward, on city and suburban
property, on 4X per cent, free of tax: also smaller
amounts at SandS per cent. BLACK & BALRD,
S3 Fourth avenue. te21-d26-D
TTTANTED MOKTGAQES-tl, 000, COOTO LOAN
YV on city and suburban properties at 4, Sand
n per cent, ana oa isnui ui auc
cent counties at sper cent.
1. M. PENHOCX: 4
oira, iiu founn avenue.
-TYTANTED-TO LOAN S200. 000 ON MORT-
YV GAGES: 100 and upward at 6 per cent;
S5O0,0COat Hi per cent on residences or business
froperty; also In adlolnlng counties. S. H.
HEN CM. 124 Fourth avenue. OC2I-4-D
-TITANTED-MORTGAGES-S100,000 TO LOAN
VT on mortgages, m sums iromajw to fiUjiuu,
for 3 to 5 years on citv property, at very low rates;
write tor terms ana give aesi
J. E. GLASS, 138 Fifth ave.
leserlotlon of nrosertr.
xeiepnone ao. tios.
-T)lTANTED-EVERYBODY TO KNOW THAT
YV theycan get the latest novelties In sign at
PASTORIUS & JACOBS', 411 Smlthfleld st.
WANTED-HIGHEST SPOT CASH PRICES
paid for second-hand furniture, carpets and
household goods of all kinds. 1211 PENS AVE
WANTED-BILLIABD TABLE MUST BE IN
good repair; slze4Kx9: can't use compila
tion table. Address, with description and price,
BILLIARD, Dispatch office. deS-38
WANTED YOUR ADDRESS-TVTLL MAIL
you our handsome property list January 1:
describing cozyhomes; choice building lots; good
Investments. CHARLES SOMERS & CO., 313
"Wood st. Telephone 1773 de29-US
WANTED-EVERYONE TO KNOW THAT
PEARSON, the leading photographer, of
03 Fifth ave. and Federal st., AU'y.. is making
a life size crayon portrait, beautifully framed. and
one dozen cab. photos, all for t3; all fine work.
WANTED BUYERS FOR HOLIDAY
goods; special lnducemehts to cash buyers;
diamonds, watches, silverware, clocks, etc.;
spectacles and eyeglasses accurately fitted at low
est rates. J.M1TSCH, 130 Federal St., Allegheny.
WANTED FOR THE FOLLOWING 10
days, anybody contemplating the purchase
of Christmas gifts to call and examine onr great as
sortment of diamonds, watches. Jewelry, silver
ware, clocks and bronzes; our 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, pickle
castor, spoon bolder, butter dish or cup at tl each
at M. J. SMIT'S. 311 Smlthfleld st. deS-115
FOR SALE IMPROVED REAL ESTATE
East End Residences.
OR SALE-HOUSE AND 2 LOTS AT HOME
WOOD. East End. near R. R. station: 6
rooms In house: lots' 40x100 feet: price only p,500;
mast bo sold to settle up an estate. JAS. W.
DRAPE A CO,. 129 Fourth are., Pittsburg.
FOR SALK-OR EXCHANGE-SI,400-COZr
little home. East End, close to P. R. B. sta
tion: improving localltr: lot 29x110 feet to alley;
house of 4nlce rooms: wlllexehanspaforaerenron-
erty convenient to city. CHARLES SOMERS X-
CO ns wood st. Telephone 1773. deae-118
FOE SALE-2V ACRES OF GROUND. WITH
large dwelling, outbuildings, fruit and or
namental trees, on Herron avenue. Thirteenth
ward, near Center avenue cable line. This prop
erty will subdivide to good advantage. See
W. A. HERRON A SONS, 80 Fourth avenue.
TCWR tSALE-NICE EAST END RESDJENCE
JO almost new: Immediate possession: owner
;olng South; 8 rooms, reception hall, bath and
ayatory, laundry, natural gas and all other
modern conveniences: possession at once. JAS.
"W. DRAPE & CO., 129 Fourth avenue, Pittsburg.
FOR SALE LINE OF CENTRAL TRACTION
cable, 10 minutes' ride of business center of
city, two-story mansard brick, 7 rooms, hall,
marble mantels, water, both gases, side entrance,
good lot extending to alley; a safe investment at
onr price to-day, (2,(0. CHARLES BOMERS &
CO., 313 Wood St. deS-118
FOR SALE-SHADYSIDE-GOOD LOCATION,
one minute from cable: modern Queen Anne
residence, 9 rooms, vestibule, hall, bath, inside
w. c, laundry, wardrobes, pantry, range, marble
washstands, slate mantels, tile hearths. Una
chandeliers, perfect "plumbing and sewerage,
sliding doojs, inside shutters, electric bells,
porches front and rear; elegant in appointment
and finish; lot 32x100; 35,000. CHARLES SOMEK3
& CO., 313 Wood st. de29-U8
FOR SALE-THERE ARE TEN VERY DE
SIRABLE nouses now in course of construc
tion ou Oakland square; to be finished complete
ready for occupancy by April li five of these
houses are already sold, leaving live still available,
to buyers; prices, $7,500; $3,000 and 110,000, accord
ing to slzo and location; lots varydn size from 30x
100 to 92x150; Atwoodst., now paved with asphalt
from Filth ave. to Oakland square, and traction
road being laid. Apply to SAMUEL V. BLACK
& CO., 99 Fourth ave. deU-4
TTIORSALE-AT OAKLAND, ON FORBES ST.
JP and Coltart square: only (6.300: terms very
liberal, S500 cash, easy payments thereafter: a
chance to own a nome at little expense above a
fair rent; new brick dwellings, modern style of
architecture, S and 13 rooms, cement cellar, beater,
steel range, open grates, eablnet mantels of
choice woods, crsytal gas fixtures, electric gas
lighting, electric bells, artistic papering and
decorations of latest designs, stained glass, etc:
the plan Is most admirable; with abundant clos
ets; sltchen is large and light, and complete In
every detail; laundry and stationary washtubs
and natural gas: street Improvements all made:
sidewalks of asphalt: plumbing of the best char
acter, with under-dralnage direct to the sewer:
the location is choicest in Oakland, with fine views
surrounding, with rapid transit by cable .cars;
only 15 minutes from Market st., for 5-ccnt rare.
8ee W. A. HEKRON &SONS. No. 80 Fourth ave.,
or U. K. BEAM, Superintendent, on thepremlses.
OR SALE -SHADY AVENUE, ALLE
GHENY Nice new house. 5 rooms. water, eas:
1st 26x140 feet to alley: 2.600: klso same street. 6
room house: lot 40x120: tl.600Hool.at these prop
erties. If interested in lower Allegheny; they are
both cheap. CHARLES
"Wood St. Telephone 1773.
svmtics a cju., 313
FOR SALE LOTS.
East End Lota.
TbBBALE-I STILL HAVE A FEW CHOICS
JP- lots in the Bank of Commerce addition plan,
at prices and terms that should meet ready sale;
act quick. JOHN F. BAXTER, Agent 512 Smith
field street. de23-53orwT
T7OR BALE-CHOICE RESIDENCE SITES IN
JD the most attractive part of East End to be se
cured by Investing In a lot in Banm Grove plan;
investigate this plan beforepurchaslngelsewnere.
MELLON BROS., East End, or JOHN F. BAX
TER, Agent, S12 Smlthfleld st. de29-53-imT
TTTIOB SALE-FINE E. E. BUILDING PROP
1 ERTY: 50-foot street; close to Stanton and
Negley and convenient to Hlland avenues; hand
some residences building on every band: a sub
stantial fonndatlon for Increased valuations; 133
feet frontage at f2i per foot. CHARLES SOMERS
& CO., 313 Wood St. de29-HS
FIR BALE-LET US 8HOW YOU THIB-A
handsome residence location: elaborate pub
lic Improvements to be made during 1890: will
greatly enhance valuations; elevated situation;
extended view; sunlight and pure air; block
stone pavement; cable io center of citv in 12 min
utes: 60 feet frontage by 100 in depth to alley at M
per front foot. CHARLES SOMERS ft CO., 313
Wood st. de29-ll$
FOB SALE RARE BARGAINS-COZY
homes, beautiful building lots, choice In
vestments In the two cities and throughout the
suburbs, as shown by our handsome property
lists, ready for distribution January 1: we nam
vonr address for it. CHARLES SOMERS ft CO.,
813 Wood st. Telephone 1773. de2S-118
FOR SALE-CHEAP RESIDENCE PROPER
TIES, conveniently located In Allegheny,
are not plenty: we have a few to offer, and can
assure prospective buyers that values will be no
lower during 1&90.
SECOND WARD-Dwelllngof S rooms; supplied
with water and gas: lot 20x110: 1.600.
TENTH WARD-5-room dwelling; water and
srasr nnme order lot SliM! SLSsfi.
THIRD WARD-Two-story Fame
svlMsmtwl hOBte oM large rooms.
s-koi oauinn; amsnec awe
water ad mm
Me entrance; IotKsM; St ML
CHAMLsW BOKXltB CO., SU WtuMl st.
FOR SALE-VERY DESIRABLE BUILDING
lots In the Blair estate, Haxlwood and Glen
woo. Twenty-third ward, from. fWO upward;
terms 10 per cent cash, balance on monthly pay
ments, it desired: these lots are very desirable on
account of their easy access from the center of
the city by electric and steam railway, and wM
greatly enhance In value for the same reason,
AMUEL W. BLACK CO., 99 Fourth ave.
TJOR 8ALE-FOK A FEW DAYS-ONE OF THE
A? finest buildings sites in Allegheny: lot 60x140
feet; call and see abont it. A. D. WILSON, 65
Federal st. , Allegheny. de39-47
R SALE FARM-120 ACRES-190 PER
acre: laree 2-story brick dwelllne. bank
barn, ontbnlldlnerst allslataToof: limestone soil:
one mile from station and river. ED. W1TTISH,
410 Grant St., Plttsbnrg-. deI8-D
FOR ALE BUSINESS.
T7IOR 8ALE-A MILK ROUTE ON THE SOUTH
J? SIDE. Address MILK, Dlspatcn office.
FOR SALE-FIRST-CLASS BUTCHER STORE;
goodreason for selling; easy payments. In
quire 610 FIFTH AVE. de30-!7
FOR SALE HALF INTEREST IN STOVE
and tlnsbop: good trade and doing good busi
ness: small capital. For information address L.
FIfZMIER, Connellsvllle. Pa. de29-30
FOR SALE AN ESTABLISHED RETAIL
grocery business In Allegheny; best location
lu the city and a large trade, mostlv cash. Ad
dress RETAIL GROCER, Dispatch office.
TJIOR SALE-GRAND OPPORTUNITY FOR
Jj one or, two active men with some capital to
step into a paying wholesale produce commission
business, profits this yearwlllreacb tlCCOO; owner
engagedln other business reason Tor selllDg. Ad
dress F. V. DICKSON, m Monterey St., Alle
SALE-GOOD FISH AND OYSTER
depot, grocery stores, 1350 to 110,000; cigar
stores. S2S0 to II, 600; light business clearing S75
weeciy; arujtstores, country stores, Doaroing
bouses, milk routes, confectioneries, bakeries and
otber good business chances. SHEPARD ft CO.,
54 fifth aye. dc22
Business Stands. .
FOR SALE CHEAP ON WOOD, NEAR
Second avenue, 3-story business bouse: lot 20
xlbO ft. See W. A. HERRON ft SONS, 80 Fourth
POK HALE A PRIME BUSINESS PROPERTY
In the heart of Allegheny at a bargain: oar
instructions are to sell now or withdraw In Janu
ary; Investigate this before the close of tbo year.
CHARLES SOMERS ft CO., 313 Wood St. Tele
phone 1773. ae29-U8
FOR SALE MISCELLANEOUS.
Machinery and Metals.
FOR SALE-ENGINES AND BOILERS-NEW
and refitted: repairing promptly attended to.
PORTER FOUNDRY ANDMACH1NECO..LIM.,
below Suspension bridge, Allegheny, Pa. anlo-29
FOR SALE-SECOND-HAND ENGINES AND
boilers; all sizes and styles In stock, from 4 to
100 h. p.;aUrefltted;goodasnew, at lowest prices;
portable engines, t to 25 h. p. ; boilers all sizes
and styles. J.S.YOUNG,23Parkway,AUegbeny.
TjWE SALE HOISTING ENGINES. NEW
X? and second hand;wlre and manilla rope, der
rick and flttlnrs, hoisting tubs and cars; clay and
ore pans, engines, boilers and machinery.
THOMAS CARLIN'S SONS, Lscock and Sandusky
sts., Allegheny. au5-17-MWir
OK SALE MACHINE SHOP AND
foundrv Thecontrolllnrlnterest In a first-
class machine shop and foundry business In one
of the best and most rapidly growing manufac
turing towns on line oi rauroaa in unio: airectiy
in the great natural gas region; to any one who
understands the business this Is a rare opening.
Particulars from JAS. W. DRAPE ft CO.. 129
Fourth ave.. Pittsburg. de28-7-D
FOR SALE-HOLIDAY GIFTS-SOLID 8IL-VERstera-wlndIngwatcbes.15,
SMIT'S, 311 Smlthfleld st. deJS-115
FOR BALE-HOLIDAY GIFTS MISSE3' AND
children's rings, solid gold, 75c, II 25. 81 75.
M. J. SUIT, 311 Smlthfleld st . de23-115
FOB SALE HOLIDAY GIFTS LADIES'
bracelets and bead necklaces, SI 25, S2 and S3 25.
M. J. SMIT. 311 Smlthfleld St. de29-115
FOR SALE-A MEDIUM-SIZEBAHNE3SAFE:
almost new; has double doors: will sell at
half price. Address W., Dispatch office.
FOR SALE HOLIDAY "GIFTS LADIES'
vest. Queen or Victoria chains, roll plate, at
II, f 1 50 and 2 25. M. J. SMIT, 311 Smlthfleld St.
F)R SALE-A NATIONAL CASH&EG1STEU;
nearly new) suitable for grocery or restau-
rant: soia cneap. inquire oi
FOR SALE-THREE PAIRS GENUINE DIA
MOND earrings, weight. IK-karats, abso
lutely perfect and white, at 1100 per pair: also 2
pairs weighing 2J karats, same qualltv. at 225:9
pairs weighing 1 1-1S karats each, at S70 per pair;
also 21 pairs weighing V karat, at 842 50 per pair,
andl7nalrs welgblnir U toK karat, from 817 to S30
per pair, at M.J. SMIT'S, ill Smlthfleld st. , third.
door from Fourth aye.
PERSONAL-NEW BOOKS-HUNDREDS OF
new books, nicely bound in cloth gilt, at 25e
each; many line books in elegant bindings: come
and see them. LEVI'S BOOKSTORE, Liberty
St., near Ninth. nc3-33
PERSONAL-HE FELL IN LOVE WITH HIS
wife, and well he might after she presented
him with one or M. J. Smlt's beautiful gold
watches, which cost berbutS. M.J. SMIT? 31V
Smlthfleld St., third door from Fourth ay e. ae29-113
PERSONAL HIB LOVE SUDDENLY RE
TURNED; recently they had not been on the
best of terms owinrto a little family lar occa
sioned by toe wife insisting on being allowed to.
renovate cis wearing apparel, anu wnicn, ot
course, was done in a bungling manner; In order
to prevent the trouble tney agreed to send all
their work hereafter to DICKSON j the Tailor, 65
Fifth ave., corner Wood; st., second floor, and
now everything Is lovely and peace and happiness
again reigns in their household. Telephone 1558.
L08T-.ALL REGARD FOR FORMER PRICES
and now offer 1,000 pairs Rhinestone and Vol
taic diamond ear drops and screw knots from II to
$3 25; all monntedin solid gold settings, and war
ranted to retald their brilliancy. M. J. SMIT,
311 Smlthfleld St.. third door from Fourth ave. N.
B. Complete selection of lace pins, broocnea.
scarf pins, studs and collar buttons mounted wlt'.t
Rhinestones and Voltaic diamonds, and make one
of the most suitable gifts for the holidays.
ORPHANS' COURT SALE-ESTATE OP
James 8. Orton, deceased. By virtue of
an order of the Orphans' Court, of Allegheny
county, No. 102 Dec Term, 1889. 1 will expose
at public sale on tbo premises, on MONDAY,
Jan. 2a 1880. at 2 o'clock p.m., the folloninj; de
scribed real estate: All that certain lot or
piece of cTOundsitnateintheThlrty-flfth ward,
city of Pittsbnrg, formerly borough of Mount
Washington, in the county of Allegheny, and
Being bounded and described as follows: Be
ginning at a point on the easterly side of
Oneida street at a distance of 11071-100 feet
from the northerly sldeof Virginia avenue, for
merly Lisbon street; thence along Oneida
street north 10 51' east 150 feet to a point;
thence south 79 W east 130 feet to a point;
thence south 10 51' west 360 feet to a point;
thence north 7U OW west 130 feet to the place of
beginning, being part of the same property
which Thomas Rankin et nx. by deed dated
April 3, 1867. and recorded in deed book. Vol.
219, page 310, granted and conveyed to James B.
Orton. aforesaid. Terms of sale itf cash on
delivery of deed, balance in one year, secured
by bond "and mortgage on the premises.
HENRY MYER. Administrator, 85 Diamond
street. A. J. PKNTECOST, Auctioneer. 413
Grant street de29-l-u
pRAND" CLOSING OUT,
Of the receiver's sale
FINE DRY GOOD&
At the rooms. No. 811 Market street.
thing Dutun must positively go to the highest
bidder. The stock embraces the finest and
best and most unique goods In the city, and
every one a bargain to the bidder, and conld
not be duplicated for twice the money. Oar
orders from receiver are to close ont this week
Sale-every morning, afternoon and evening
until all are gone.
HENRY AUCTION CO., LIM"..
1 DMINISTRATOR'S SALE OF FINE
household goods and carpets, which will
be sold TUESDAY HORNING, December 3L
at the robins, 311 Market at. Chamber suites,
wardrobes, tine "bedding, curtains, handsome
ball chandelier, center tables, coal vases, rugs,
pictures, folding bed, bed lounge, couch bed
steads, bureaus, washstands, mattresses,
springs, parlor suits, ornaments, velvet and
body btnssels carpets and rugs, secretary,
china closet, sideboard, easy chairs, rockers,
dining chair.-, china, glass and silverware, laun
dry and kitchen furnishment, etc., etc.
HENRY ATJCTION CO. LIM".,
mRUSTEE'S SALE OF THE BERKELEY
X ftprings Hotel property, with Its furniture
and fixtures, together with valuable town lots
and 75 acres of land at Berkeley Springs,
Morgan county, W. Va., on TUESDAY, Jam
uary 7, I860. For further partlealars see
the Morgan Mercury, W. Va., or address
SAMUEL E. HILL, Trustee, Fayette and St.
Paula., Baltimore, Md. (WM6-M8
inn joensarriedT II
ClMMHlt W. V.
X. street, Allegheny: 12 rooas. modern Im
provements. Inquire ROOM 208, Blssell Block.
-.. w Jt rfi-sliTrmTif
TIO LET-HOUSE OF SIX BOOMS AND ATTIC.
A. both kinds of gas, etct late improvements;
on Claybourn St.. Sbadyslde. 3 minutes from sta
tion : rent 16 per month. See W. A. HERRON &
SONS, 80 Fourth ave. oes-7Z-D
TO LET-ON BOYLE STREET. ALLEGHENY,
2 brick houses oft rooms each; t9 per month.
ALEXAN DEB & L EE, 313 Wood sU de2S-55-D
TO LKT-LOCUST ST.-15 MINUTES' "WALK
from P. O., nice brick bouse of 9 rooms,
bath, range, natural gas, etc.: low rent. W. A.
HEKUON A SONS. 80 Jrourthave. deiT-57-D
TO LET-TWO FURNISHED ROOMS. SEC
OND story front and back, stationary wash
stand and use of bath. 432PENNAVE. deM4
Oflces. Desk Room. fcc
TO LET-LARGE OFFICER-INQUIRE ROOM
208, Blssell Block. de4-9G-MWrsu
mo LET-DESK BOOM IN VERY DESIRABLE
, I once, central location, suitable for business
or profession. Address BEAVER, Dispatch oflce.
TO LET-FOURTH AVE. OFF1CE-2 OFFICES
first floor, between Smlthfleld and Wood;
well llrbted; also large front office. Inquire
MORKIS & FLEMING. HO Fourth ave.
TO LEr-S30O PER YEAB-A LARGE, WELL
LIGHTED offlce with all modern conven
iences; newly painted and papered; has two large
closets for storage room. Inquire at GERMAN 1A
SAVINGS BANK. 423 WoodsL noI3-3I-r
TO LET-E5 CO-2M ACRES VINEYARD. OR
CHARD, house 8 rooms, natural gas. water:
nice location, paved street, near street cars, Alle
gheny, CHARLES SOMERS A CO., 313 Wood
st. Telephone 1773. de29-118
TO LET-NOT A 6-ROOM BRICK HOUSE.BUT
to let you know that you can select the nicest
goods suitable for holiday gifts st M. J. SMIT'S,
311 Smlthfleld St., who Is selling ladles' rings, solid
gold, at tl SO, (2, 2 75, and warranted as repre
FOUND THAT M. J. SMIT. 311 SMITHF1ELD
st, has 500 ladies' gold watches, all stem
winders and setters, iwhich he Is selling from 89 to
145 each, and every watcb Is warranted for time
and quality, and are suitable for holiday rifts.
Remember the name and number; M.J. SMIT, 311
Smlthfleld st. deC3-115
VTOTIOE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO NAVT
JLl GATORS op the Monongahela river that
tbo southern channel span of the Smlthfleld
street bridge will be closed for navigation
during JANUARY by falsa works necessary
for erection of new structure.
de25-95 Chief Engineer
LEWTB McMULLEN, Attorney at Law,
No. 157 Fourth avenue.
TJ1STATE OF GEORGE MoKNIGHT. DE
111 CEASED. Notice is hereby given that
letters of administration on the estate of George
McKnight have been granted to the under
signed, to whom all persons indebted to said
estate are requested to make immediate pay
ment, and those havingclalmsagalnstthe same
should make them known without delay.
JOHN OODEN, No. 61 North Diamond street,
Allegheny Citv. . de22-7-M
SCOTCH MUSIC. SCOTCH HUMOR.
The "Waverly Society will give a grand char
acteristic National Scotch Concert in'the old
City Hall, Plttsbnrg; on Januarys, st 8 F. K,
and have employed the celebrated
QUEEN VICTORIA'S FAVORITE
SCOTCH 8INGERS AND HUM0RKT8.
Admission, 50c. Reserved seats, SL Tickets
and programmes may be had from Mellor t
Hoene. 77 Fifth avenue.
Matinees Wednesday and Saturday.
W. A. Bradv, Jr. in AFTER DARK.
Jan. 6-Bronson Howard's "SHENANDOAH."
To-night, matinees New Year's Day and
Saturday; - .
A HOLE IN THE GROUND.
Next week Primrose dc "West's Minstrels.
Every Afternoon and Evening.
-N. 8. WOOD
In his latest success.
OUT IN THE BTREETP.
"Week January 6 REUBEN GLUE.
HARRY WILLI A MB' ACADEMY
To-night and Matinees
TUESDAY. THURSDAY AND SATURDAY,
HARRY KERNELIS NEW COMPANY.
New Year's Day Holiday Matinee, Night
HARRY Scott. ..Manager.
Genuine! Chantasique Pantomime Co. in
theater: also many other attractions. Admis
sion 10c de30-l
PROF. BRUOKS' DANCING ACADEMY,
Liberty avenue and Sixth street.
The second term for beginners will commence
for ladies and gentlemen THURSDAY, Janu
ary 2, at o'clock p. M. For misses and mas
ters SATURDAY. January 4, at 3 o'clock.
New dances taught will be the Military
Schottlsche Quadrille, Le Reve. Cadet Waltz
and L'EcIalr, tbe last named just received
from the author.
See circulars at mnslc stores. de29-70
The Arsenal Bank of Pittsburg, (
December 28. 1889. (
ELECTION THE ANNUAL ELECTION
of twelve directors for this bank to serve
lor the ensuing year will bo held at the bank
ing bouse, corner Butler and Forty-third
streets, on WEDNESDAY, January 8, 1830, be
tween the hours of 11 A. M. and 1?,M,
de27-87-D W. 8. WILLIAMS. Cashier.
Allegheny National Bank. !
PlTTSBTmo. PA-December 13, 1889. J
ELECTION-THE ELECTION FOR DI
RECTORS of this bank for the ensuing
year will be held at the banking house. No. 45
iTifth avenue, on TUESDAY, January M, 1890,
between the hours of 11 A. Sf. and 12 3f.
dol2-D F. C. HUTCHINSON, Cashier.
First National Bank, Pittsburg. Pa. j
Pittsburg. December. II, 1889. (
ELECTION-THE ANNUAL ELECTION
of nine directors for this bank, to serve
for the ensuing year, will be held at the Banking
Honse, corner Wood st. and Fifth avenue,
TUESDAY, January 11, 1890, between the
hours ot 11 a. K. and 1 o'clock p. k.
dell-u J. D. SCULLY.
JJOTICE-THE ANNUAL MEETING OF
S the stockholders of the Pittsburg and
ortbernR. R. Co. will be held at the offlce of
the Pittsburg and Western Ry. Co.. Allegheny
City, Pa., on MONDAY, January 13, 18S0. at 12
K, lor the. election of a President and eight
directors, to serve for tbe ensuing year.
de29-61.K H. D. CAMPBELL; Setfy.
Office or the Columbia Oil Co.,
Np. 611 Market stv.
PrTTSBtmO. December 27. 1889.
mHE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE
I stockholders of the Colombia Oil Co. will
be held on THURSDAY, January 9, 1889, at 11
o'clock A. K.. for tbe election of directors and
.for the transaction of such business as may be
presented, A. P.McGREW, Secretary.
TVTOTICE THE ANNUAL MEETING OF
JS tbe stockholders of the Evergreen Rail
wayCo-wlllboheldat tbe offlce of the Pitts
burg and Western Ry. Co., Allegheny City,
Pa., on MONDAY. January 13, 1890, at 12 X.,
for the election of a President and six Direc
tors to serve for the ensuing year.
de2B-61-x H. D: CAMPBELL, Secretary.
Pittsbubq Union Passkstozs RT Co.,
PTTTSBCEO, December 30, 18B9L
mHE ANNUAL MEETING OF TH
J stockholders of tbe Pittsburg Union
Passenger Railway Company, and the
election for President and directors, to
serve for the ensning year, will be held
at tbe company's office, corner of Liberty and
Market streets, on MONDAY, JANUARY-13,
1880, between the hours of 3 and i o'clock P.M.
CHARLES SEIBERT, Secretary.
The South East Bridge Co.. i
Pittsburg, December 30. 1889. (
"OLECTION-THE ANNUAL MEETING
Jji of tbe stockholders of this company will
be held at their general office, corner Third
avenue and Try street. Pittsburg, on MON
DAY, January 13, VStO, between the hoars of
S and o'clock P. st, for the letiem of a
President awl Board of Dinofcsn t serve far
the Mtstag yr, si for trannotia; Nek
otter hashi in tm mar be Wetsrtt bate tha
meegsg. VMUZSUX T .
IVI The annual meetine of the stockbofcra
ers of this company will be beld In the ladlea'J
Teirilni; room of the librarr. on SATURDAY.
January 4, 1890. at 3 P. sr. A full attendance is j
nrged, as in. addition to the annual election,!
the future policy of the companymnst bIdJ
term men. vvu. xw inuiirau, oecroiaijji
rOTICE THE ANNUAL MEETING OFJ
Xl the McKeeport ana .Bessemer xwuuoauj
Company will be held at the offlce of tbe couvzf
any, at No. Ill Fourth Avenue. Plttsbnrg;''
J. an JANnARY13.1890.at2o'clock,PJMc
for the election of Directors for the ensuinz!
year, and such other business as may be broughsp
Deiore tno meeting ,y '
The stockholders are also Dotifled that an elocu
tion will be held at said meeting upon tbe ques
tion ox increase or capital siocs.- ana iorin-
uguivuuco vv us? truuiyuui, t
W. T. "WALLACE.' -A '
Pittsburg, Pa., Nov. 12,1889. Becretary.St t
NOTICE THE ANNUAL MEETING OFJ
the McKeesport and Belleveraon RaH-1
road Comnanv will beheld at the office of thai
Cpmpany, at No. UlFoorth avenue, Plttsbnrg, .
for the election of Directors for the ensuinsfa
year and such other business as may be brought
Deiore toe meeting. s
The stockholders ara also notified that an '
election will be held at said meeting upon ther
question of increase of capital stock and ths
indebtedness of tbe company.
"W. T. WALLACE. Secretary, f
Prrrauuaa. PA.. Nov. 12. 1889. Dol3-2-if Ei -j
Office of TntfcrrrTEEASTntBE. h,
Pittsbubo, Decembers. 1889. r,"
-TOTICE-NOTlCE IS HEREBY GIVEN?!
X that the duplicates for the second as-4
sessments oi water rents (tor new ouuaingS'i
completed since April L 1890.) have been placed
in my nanus lor collection, ana payable at this
office during the month of December. a '3
AH water rents remaining unpaid January 1? j
law, win oe piacea in tno nanus ot vv.iiAj
Ford, Collector of Delinquent Taxes, with S
narodnf idr?oi1 fn itnllanHno
J. F. DENNISTON, '
tleSS-D City Treasurer, r
No. 182J - h
A Si UKDINAHCIS AUTHOBIZINa THE.
. owners of abutting property to grade and;
pave rsaum streer, oetween st egiey avenue ana
a point ISO feet west of Hlland avenna.
"Whereas, Tbe owners of property abutting, '
on. Banm street. Twentieth ward, between '
Negley avenue and a point 150 feet west ot ;
nuana avenue, ara anont to graae ana pave
said street between the points named at their .
own cost ana expense, ana nave already cornea
the same, said pavement to be of the same
character of asphattum pavement and to ba
dose nnder the same specifications as the pave-1
mens wnicn nas oeen iam on r egiey avenue,
and to belaid under tbe direction andsuner-.
vision and according to tbe rules and speciflca- '.;
Section 1 Be it ordained and enacted by ther'-
city oi nttsnurg, in select anacommon Loun-fi
ciis assemoiea, ana it is nereoy oraainea ana.
enactea oy toe aatnonty oi ine same, mat ine
curbing and pavement when completed by the
owners of the abutting property on Banm streets
from Negley avenue to a point ISO feetiJ
west or Hlland avenna and accepted by the.
Chief of the Department of Public Works ber'
conies thereby declared to be a nnbllc hiirh-l
way, and the Department of Public "Works la's
nereoy airectea to taca possession, or, inesama
as is done in case of pavements nut down by
authority of Councils, and protect and keep ther ;
same in gooa condition- , ,,
Section 2 That any ordinance or part of 'ofJJi
amanca conflicting with toe provisions or mm
ordinance oe, ana tne same is nereoy repealed
so far as the same affects this ordinance.
Ordained and enacted into a law In, Councils,.;!
inis wn aay or jjecemDer, A. u. issw j -i
H. P. FORD. President of Select ConnciL'
Attest: GEO. SHEPPARD. Cleric of Select
mnn f'minMl nrrt tarn A ttAat- rfRfl- Tlnn'1' Wfl
uierK oi common wonncii. ii
Mayor's Office. December U.1S89L Auorovedr3
"WM. McCALLIN. Mayor. Attest: W. H51
McULEARY. Mavofs Clerk.
Recorded m Ordinance Book. voL 7, page 22(Vf J
tiui uajr oi xrcueoiuer, a. is. lootr. ueo-0Ol i
No. 184 11
A It OKDINAWUE RKANTING TO THS :
C1 Larimer Street Railway Company ths
right to use certain streets and highways.
section l Be it ordained and enacted by ths '
city of Pittsbure. in Select and Common ConnA,
cils assembled, and it is hereby Ordained and!f
thd Larimer Street Railway Company. Its
lessees, successors and assigns, shall havathe
UKUb iUlU BU411 UO OIIU IT U61CU iSUUlOJIZetl hUj 4
lav MnRtmrt Tnalntaln Tftnnlr n anrl mv ,
ate its lines of track and railway, together with.";)
uecesoAry siuiiigs, turn-out bqu switcoes, ana '
to use ana operate cars upon, over ana along
the following named streets and hizhwavs-
within the city of Pittsburg, to wit: Be-1
ginning at the intersettion of Col-,
llns avenne and Fenn Avenue, thencsn
alone Collins avenne to Station street''
thence- along Station street to Larimer1
avenne, thence along Larimer avenne to May-J
nower street, inence aiong juaynower street tos
Lincoln avenue, thence alone Lincoln avenna i
to Shetland street, thenca alone Shetland street1.
to Larimer avenne. tbence aloncr Larimer aveSl
nne to Mayflower street, and thenca continuing: 3
wiui uuuuio tiov&a auuu)( uaiiiuor avenue to
Station street, thenca with double tracks along' j
Station street to Collins avenue, and thenca ;
with double tracks along Collins avenna to tho
place of beginning, ana also as a branch or ex-j
tension oi saia railway along uroaa street from'
Collins avenue to Larimer avenue, and tbenco
along Larimer avenue to the intersection there
of with Station street.
Section 2 The Larimer Street Railway Com-" j
pany, its lessees, assessors ana assiens, snail, '
nave tne ngnt in, tnrongn, unuer. over and
along tbe streets and highways covered by, its i'
ro'ute as aforementioned, and the branches org
extensions thereof, to construct, erect, maln-fl
tain, repair and nse cable, electrical or otherj
devices for tbe application and supply of motor
power lor tne traction oi cars; ana itsuaii also,;
hava the neht lor that purpose to constmctv
maintain, repair and use conduits or subwavs
in and beneath the surface of the streets and,!
niisnways coverea oy i saia ronte ana tbe J
branches or extensions thereof. All such dSj
vices, and the form and size ox rails' used, and j
the width and gauze of its tracts, shall besub-M
JCUb bU bUO sputUldl Ul ItUO VUiQh V UIO JJKJJAXi I
menc oi irnDiic wor&s. ;
Q.nflAn 9 Thtit tha t9M.4Tlv4vffnmn.-w 1...
fore constructing any sacb condnits or subwj
ways, shall submit plans of the same to thai
Committee on Pnblic "Works of the Councils of J
the city of Pittsburg, and before the same ars
constructed said plans shall ba approved bv thaYi
said committee and the Chief of the Depart-'
meinoiruDucHoiu. iiuysucu anDwayssoe
approved shall, during their construction, bsfc
suoject to tne supervision ana control oi the!.
Chief of the Department of Public "Works, andS
he shall have tbe richt to employ and nlaeav
suitable persons to supervise the same at thai
cost and expense of the said company; and inn
no event shall the city of Pittsburg be heldp
liable lor any damage to person or propertyli
that may occur in any manner or under anrl
circumstances daring the progress of snc&B
Section 4 The rizbts eranted by this ordin
ance are expressly given upon condition that!
the said Street Railway Company shall pave sot
much of all streets or hizhwavs as lie between?
its lines of track and ona loot outside thereof jj
with block stone, asphaltum or other eqnaHyjj
good material, to be approved by tha Chief of E
the Department of Public Works, and the said
company, its lessees, successors or assigns shall,
at ml times, maintain and keep the sama inl
good order, condition and repair. jH
Sections The said railway company shall
rnmrnencato bnildand erect its Plant within!
nina months and comnleta it within two vaara"
from tbe date of the passage of this ordinance.
otherwise the rights and privileges hereby!
granted shall be forfeited. "'""SaT
Section 6 That said railway company. 'its!
lessees, successors and assigns, shall be subject;
to all reasonable regulations with regardto
Eublic convenience and safetywhicharenoworJ
ereafter may be imposed by any general ordl4
nanca of the city of Pittsburg, and within)
thirty (30) days after the passage of thls'ordw
nance the said company shall flla its written'ao?
ceptanca agreeing to all the terms thereofjrita
its corporate seal affixed thereto, duly attested j
by the officers of tbe said company, and in case,
of failure to do so this ordinance shaQ becomej
Section 7 That any ordinance or partMof J
ordinance conflicting with tha proviaionsToCl
this ordinance be and the same is herebylreji
pealed so far as the same affects this ordinance)?
Ordained and enacted into a law in Councils!
this9thdavof December, A-D. 1889. Sgjm
H. P. FORD. President of Select Cosa
clL Attest: GEO. SHEPPARD. ClerkssTotJ
8elect Councik WM. A. MAGEE, President!
of Common Conncil pro tern. Attest: GEO.
BOOTH, Clerk of Common CounciL SHf
Mayor's Office, December 13, 1889. Approved:
WM. McCALLIN. Mayor. Attest! "rVVHaMoy
GLEARY, Mayor's Clerk. PBsf
Recorded in Ordinance Book; voC7. tia.ra.2afc
zjiu aay oi uecemuer. a xr. 100. aeo-tfoj
Continued on Sixth Paae.til
WNERS OF REAL ESTATE-
TV Pay Special attestio: to
EentiDji, Collectfoii of Beaty
AND MANAGEMENT OF PROPERTIES!
in Dotn cities ana suonros. aj onrteeiej
system we can accomplish results hr5Tt3T5r
gained by tbe efforts of individnal ownaiZI
W. A. HERRON dWM
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