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' ' .' i " THE PITTSBURG DISPATCH, SATURDAY, JANUARY - 18, 1890. ESS MAKER MORTIFIED. Tlie Ex-Governor Expresses Sorrow at the Way He Was Imposed On, AS HE SATS HE WAS BT WOOD. in Entire Session Given to Ilearin; the late Candidate's Story. THE FOEGEEI GITEX TO EALSTEAD, Who Sail Be Ctrnld Easily Use the Paper Ajlinst Campbell Alone. Ex-Governor Foraker was the only wit ness examined bv the Congressional Inves ticatins Committee yesterday in the ballot box forgery business. He told the lull story of his share in the affair. He gave the forged document to Editor Halstead, who said he would use the caper only against Campbell and not against the Republicans whose names were attached. "Washington, January 17. Ex-Governor Poraker this morning continncd his tes timony before the House Committee investi gating the ballot box forgery. He said that after parleying with "Wood he got a letter from him on August 17 saying that Croslcy (who had the contract) was absent; that Mayor Mosby was favorably inclined tow ard his application forthe position of Smoke Inspector; that a line from him (witness) would help the application, and that as soon as the Smoke Inspector matter was attended to he (Wood) would so to Washington and secure such information as might be desired in the other matter. Witness replied on the 19th that ne (Wood) would get the letter of recommendation irom him, as he had prom ised, when he got the information Wood had promised, and not before. On the 21st witness got a note from Wood saying he had valuable papers and wanted to see him for 15 minute. Witness saw Wood, who produced a letter signed 'W. M. Langdon," dated Detroit, August .ad dressed to Wood, which seemed to confirm Wood's previous story, that an effort was being made to secure uovernor Alger s sig nature to a new contract. Wood also gave him three papers he called State' contracts, which witness did not have now. They had no relevancy to what witness was interested in, and he made no use of them. THE GUN COXTBACT. With respect to the gun contract, Wood produced a letter dated "United States Patent Office, August 6, 1887, and signed by Commissioner Hall, addressed to him and saying that Lieutenant William H. Bell had secured a patent for an improvement in gun carriages-and copies of the specification would be furnished upon application. Another letter, signed "J. E. C," said that lieutenant and Captain Bell were the same person, and adds that Peter would help in the Dodsworth case. Wood said that Colo nel T. C. Campbell and Governor Campbell Lad been buving and getting control of a number ol inventions relating to ordnance. "That is what he said," remarked the witness. "I don't believe anything any more." Continuing, Wood said these were a part only of a number of papers he had that had been submitted for investi gation. Witness made no use ot them, and after looking them over told Wood they did not include the papers he wanted (relating to the ballot box matter). Wood said they were in Washington. Witness understood, perhaps at a later date, that John K. Mc Lean had them. Wood promised to write lor them, saying that Crosley had them no longer. September 2 witness got a letter from Wood, dated Cincinnati, September!, stat ing that the old contract was at Baltimore, and Wood was to meet a party there. He (Wood) wanted a letter of introduction to President Harrison. Wood had erroneously supposed that witness wanted the new con tract up to this time. KNOWS HIM BETTEE 1TOW. Witness gave Wood the letter of intro duction (which was real) and wrote Wood that he expected him with the'letter not later than Thursday. Tbe letter commended Wood as an old soldier and an inventor of merit; witness did not know as much of him then as he did now. September 0 Wood telegraphed witness from Cincinnati, asking where he could see him. Witness was im patient, and replied that he could see him at the appointed place. Meanwhile be got a letter from Wood, sent from Washington, dated September 8, saying he had the docu ment with the valuable names; that J. B. M. was out of the city; that there were three papers in all, and that be inclosed a letter lrom Ed Hall. The inclosure was dated Cincinnati, September 4, and addressed to Wood at Washington. The writer told Wood not to hesitate about getting the facts and staying with Poraker during the cam paign. Witness never had any communi cation with Hall until after the election. Witness telegraphed Wood to come to Columbus that night or the next moraine. Wood replied that he would mail the paper to witness, that the telegram was too late. Witness called particular attention to these letters, for it would appear from an other witness that the paper was not forged until the next day (September 9) after Wood had written that he had the paper. Previous to that, on September 7, witness had a conversation with Mayor Mosby, on the train, about Wood's application lor the place of Smoke Inspector, and succeeded in having action deferred for a few days. "WOOD IN COLUMBUS. Witness had notified Wood to be at Co lumbus September 11, to attend to it Sep temDer ll Wood came to Columbus and brought the forged papers (exhibit A). Witness had accidentally misstated this date before. His secretary, Mr. Kurz, was present, ana Knew witness was expecting the papers. The first thing witness found that he did not expect to see was the name of Sena tor Sherman. He had understood that the paper bore the names of Messrs. Butter worth, McKinley and McPherson. Wood said that he was surprised to see it, as the name was not on the paper when -he first saw it. He (Wood) had expected to find it on the second contract, however. Witness had never seen Governor Camp bell's signature, and got Mr. Kurtz to pro cure a copy of a biographical sketch, and there noticed that Mr. Campbell signed his name "James E. Campbell," whereas it was signed "J. E. Campbell" to the paper. Ma jor McKinley's name looked like a very good a genuine signature, and witness would have sworn to it. He did not think McKinley would question it if signed to s ny honorable connection. Major Butterworth did not sign bis name usually as it was signed to the paper. The "B" ended on the wrong side, but the signature was otherwise good. Coming to Senator Sherman's name Wood suggested that it might have been signed with a stamp, and witness noticed a peculiarity of the stroke under the "S." Wood said he cot the paper at Washington from Walter Wellman, private secretary to John B. McLean, during the latter's ab sence. Wood applied to Wellman for it, and Wellman telegraphed the request to Mr. McLean, at Saratoga, and he replied: "Xet Wood have what he wants." There upon Wood got the paper, and made tracks with it for Cincinnati. That was his story. FOBAKEB ilOETIFED. The witness said he accepted the paper without question as to its genuineness. It led to all the mortification he had experi enced about this whole matter. As any honorable man would, he felt mortified that he had been imposed upon by that pa per, which, in the light of subsequent events, it appeared should not have de ceived him but the preliminary statements had prepared his mind lor it. Continuing, witness read a copy of his letter to Mayor Mosby, recommending Wood, and.also a letter from Wood, saying that he had been received tindlr. but that Ed Henderson had been seeking the ap pointment of another man. When witness got back to his office, on the 13th of Sep tember, he examined letters bearing tbe sig natures of Messrs. Sherman, Butterworth and McKinley. He also sent for John W. Clements and showed him Governor Camp bell's signature to the paper. Clements said that he usuallv signed "James E. Campbell," but thought the signature was genuine. Witness also compared the ini tials on the gun contract paper furnished by Wood, with the signature, and observed that the "C" was in the signature to the paper, and that satisfied him as to that He now saw.he was more easily satisfied than be should have been, but he had no doubt at that time. HALSTEAD GETS THE PAPER. The next day the witness went to Cincin nati. He put the paper in his pocket to show to a representative of a Cincinnati newspaper. He met Mr. Halstead on the cars and showed him tlio paper. The wit ness told Mr, Halstead that he did not know how to make use of it In answer to a ques tion Irom Mr. Wilson, the witness said that he had made no allusion to the paper in any of his speeches. Mr. Halstead commented on the paper, saying that it could be used. The Governor insisted that it might throw his party into confusion. Mr. Halstead said that he thought that he canld use it so far as Mr. Campbell was concerned. He thought it his duty to do so. It would be a derelic tion of duty to allow Mr. Campbell to be elected if he were connected with the ballot box contract As a journalist, Mr. Halstead said he would be obliged to make use of it Shortlv after this the Governor delivered a speech in which he spoke of the ballot box bill, stating that it required the Attorney General to purchase, within SO days alter the passage of the bill, a ballot box for every election precinct in the United States and that the Attorney General had no al ternative but to purchase the Hall and Wood Company's box. He did not mention Mr. Campbell's name in this connection. He saw Mr. Halstead again and the latter asked for a photographic copy of the paper, which the witness gave him. Mr. Halstead, up to that time, had no definite plan for using the paper. WOOD'S BAD BECOBD. The witness then told of his connection with Wood. Mayor Mosby refused to ap point the latter Smoke Inspector on account of charges against him. The witness heard that the principal charge was that he had a bad police court record. He wrote to Mayor Mosby asking him to hold the ap pointment until he could get the promised papers from Wood. There v as some contro versy at this point about what is called the "Dear Cousin" letter. Wood told Governor Foraker that Colonel T. C. Campbell had received a letter about the ballot box busi ness from Governor Campbell, addressed "Dear Cousin." Wood told the Governor that the Campbells were cousins. Governor Campbell's attorney in the forgery case, Judge Harmon, told the com mittee that the Campbells were not related, and the address was shown to be "Dear Colonel." General Grosvenor tried to find this letter among his papers, but did not succeed. A number of letters from Wood to Gov ernor Poraker, about the ballot box and gun carriage contracts, were then produced, and the committee, a few minutes before noon, adjourned until 10 o'clock to-morrow morn ing. " THE TAEEN1DJI MtJEDEB. Work Being Done on tbe Case Expected to Produce an Early Development. Nothing new in the Tarentum murder case was developed yesterday. The em ployes of the Gilkinson Detective Agency are out on the case, working early and late. They expect a development within a very lew days. They are perfectly satisfied with the situation in which they have Alec Kil lain. All work is being done under the di rection of District Attorney Johnston. He feels confident that the murderers will be punished. The men who now have charge of the case do not believe that "Nosey" Allen had any thing to do with the Tarentum affair. It 'is likely that he and his partner, who are in tbe Steubenville jail, will be brought to this city and lodged in the county jail to day or to-morrow. Chief of Police Dono van has been looking after the matter of requisition papers. He has secured tbe proper papers from Governor Beaver, and is now on his way to Columbus or already there. The prisoners at Steubenville, who gave their names when arrested as Kelly and McKann, are to brought to this county to be tried for the burglary of a jewelry store at Braddock about a month ago. THE WEOAG 3IAN. to Three Tnstln Street Men Endeavored Scare Detective Fitzgerald. Detective Fitzgerald had a little time with three men on Tastin street yesterday morn ing. He spoke to one, who was intoxicated, and threatened him with arrest if he did not behave himself and go home. Tbe two others interfered, and declared their intention to pulverize Mr. Fitzgerald if he attempted an arrest The officer promptly arrested all three, without difficulty, and sent them to the Central station. The prisoners are Con rad Huber, his son, Andrew Huber, and Bar ney Hughes, all living at No. 77 Tustin street This morning they will answer the charge of interfering with an officer. ACCUSED OP DESERTION. The Flowers Bloom No More for Two Dis consolate Wives. Alderman McKenna yesterday sent Joseph Bloom to jail to await a hearing to-day. He is accused by his wife, Mary, of deserting her and failing to contribute anything to her support Justice McMillen, ot Chartiers, sent to jail, to await the action of the grand jury, Benjamin J. Flowers, who is charged with deserting his wife, Allie J. Flowers. Men's New 50c and 25c Neckwear. 100 dozens, best value ever shown. JOS. HOBNE & Co.'s Penn Avenue Stores. The grip can only be prevented from en tering your home bV keeping the tempera ture at a comfortable decree in the house, and this can be done without fear of being ruined financially by the gas meter by using the Anderson Burner. 82 Fourth avenue. wssu The Iron City Brewing Co. (formerly F. & Y.), are experiencing a constant increase in the demand for their ale and porter. Kept by all dealers. One-fourth of the amount of their purchase will be handed tack to all over coat and cloak buyers at Kaufmanns to day. See "ad." THE STATE OF TEADE. Unfavorable Weather Continues to Affect General Business. COLLECTIONS KEPORTED SLOW. Prices on all Lines are a Shade Loner Than a Week Ago. STATUS OF THE SPECULATIVE MAEKET. The Scarcity of Coal Tronic Is Icjaris; the Eesdln; Bail road. Eeports to Bradstreet's and B. G. Dun, & Co. show no increase in volume of trade. The weather is believed to be responsible for all trouble. The business failures show a slight increase over last year. Oar January Clearance Sale. Now is the time to buy a sealskin gar ment Prices lower than they have ever been or ever will be. Jos. Hoene & Co.'s a Penn Avenue Store". B. & B. Girls' one and two-piece dresses. Prices cut in half and less. Boggs & Buhl, Allegheny. 24-rucii black gros grain silks, 51, f 1 10 and 51 25; greatest value ever shown. TTSStt Huous & Hacke. Eaelt spring scarfs for 60 cents. Win, Price, 47 Sixth st Kid walking gloves, lined and unlmed. James H. Aiken & Co., 100 Fifth ire. Eaely spring scarfs for CO cents. wl ?KICE, 47 Sixth St. The Butterfly Qneen, a fairy tale of un- . . , jfcva. ,, j, j IsrSCIAI. TELECJEAM TO THE DISPATCH.! Hew York, January 17. Special tele grams to Bradstreet's report an irregular movement of general merchandise. "Un seasonable weather made itself felt most of the week, and the epidemic of influenza had jo appreciable effect at the larger .Eastern ULies. There is no noteworthy improvement in distribution of staples at Burlington, Iowa, Kansas City, Detroit, Cincinnati and Pittsburg, bnt demand has been stimulated by colder weather at St Joseph, Omaha, Chicago and St Paul. Groceries and boots and shoes appear to be in moderate demand, and mercantile collections generally are slow. Trade is depressed at San Francisco by renewed rains. At New York, wool, drugs, . tobacco, cigars and fruits are quiet and un changed. Drygoods present no features, and hay and produce and hats and caps are quiet The latter trade has suffered some from the prolonged open weather. Building materials are active, and prices tend up ward. the speculative market. The New York stock market closes dull and firm, without significant changes dur ing the week. The Coalers have been most active, with extensive dealings in Union Pa cific and Sugar certificates, all of which ral lied from lowest prices of the week. Bead ing's $G8,927 of surplus, after paying inter est on mortgage bonds, indicates an effect of the poor coal trade. Increased bank re serves and heavy bond purchases by the Government rendered money easy at 36 per cent, but coal road losses, the virtual collapse of the Inter-State Bailway Associa tion and Western cutting of passenger and cattle rail rates were enough to check a gen eral desire to buy securities. Bonds are firm. Kailway net earnings lor 11 months, as re ported to Bradstreet's, are 16 per cent larger in 1689 than in 1888. Bep6rts to Bradstreet's of stocks of Indian corn at 47 storage points east of the Bnckv Mountains January 11 aggregate 15,623,892 bushels, only 156,492 bushels more than were held December 28; oats 8,781,052 bushels, a decrease of 920,227 bushels since Decem ber 28; barley 3,339,569 bushels, an increase of 459.733 bushels within the fortnight, and rye 1.737,183 bushels, au increase of 37,666 bushels. The official report (21 storage goints) indicates an increase of 2,733,794 bushels of corn, a decrease of 217,734 bush els of oats end a decrease of 142,522 bushels ot barley over a like period. THE EXPORT TRADE. Exports of wheat (and flour as wheat), both coasts this week aggregate 1,731,696 bushels against 2,317,221 bushels last week, and 1,301,640 bushels in the second week of January, 1889. Total exports, July 1, to date, amount to 58,394,427 bushels against 55,282,000 bushels in a like portion of 1888 89, and 80,125,000 bushels in 1887-88. There has been a decreased output of flour, on in creased stocks at home and abroad and shaded prices. Wheat has been in better demand for export within a few days and prices are up yie. Corn, being offered more freely is depressed lc. There is less inquiry for oats and option prices are 4 c off. Heavier exports in tlie near future are promised. There is more liberal trading in hog products, and lard is stronger and 5 points higher. Pork is shaded and dressed hogs are cheaper. Live stock is unim proved in prices at Western points. Moderate activity only is reported by cot ton goods agents at New York and Boston. Seasonable goods are dull, owing to un favorable weather, advanced stage of the season, little or no reassortment demand, and full stocks in retailers' hands. Collec tions are not satisfactory. Prices are changed but little with the exception of print cloths, which are active at a decline of 1-16& Wool is dnll and heavv in price. and carpet wools arc particularly inactive. Baw cotton is l-165-16c higher in all lead ing marketson an active demand. Specu lation is active at advanced prices. UNCHANGED CONDITIONS. Iron and steel are without change in price. Demand is in large proportions. Makers of Southern pig refuse to allow con cessions. Production of crude is of full volume, 8,000 tons per week larger than on December 1. Operations of sugar refineries reduced stocks at tbe four ports 12,942 tons this week, and, on restricted offerings, raws advanced 1-lGc. Refined sugars are steady. The distribution of coffee has been more satisfactory and prices firm. Speculative quotations on the near months are 1020 points higher. Business failures reported to Bradstreet's number 355 in the United States this week. against 351 last week and 358 this week last year. Canada had 36 this week, against 46 last week. The total ot failures in the United States January 1 to date is 1,018, against 981 in 1889. R. G. Dun & Co.'s review says: Trade is better where the cold weather has made its appearance, bnt unseasonable weather is the general complaint East-bound shipments from Chicago last week were 131,531 tons, the largest ever known. The exports of provisions are neavy, the lard movement last week reaching 14,582,862 pounds. The clearings ot banks last week were not only the largest on record for that part of the year, but showed ah increase over last year of 12 per cent outside of New York. The weekly output of pig iron January 1 was 174,038 tons, against 169,151 December 1, and 151,398 a year ago. Inquiries indicate that there is in the aggregate accumulation of stocks. SOMEWHAT UNSETTLED. It also appears that the market for bar iron is somewhat unsettled, with a tendencv toward concessions, and plate iron is less firm. Structural and sheet iron and nails are steady, but some uneasiness is noticed in the marketer steel rails. Unless consump tion of finished products is not only sus tained but expanded, the output of pig iron can hardly continue at the present rate. The stagnation in anthracite coal is aggra vated. Prices are demoralized, and bi tuminous coal, though very active, is easier. The cotton industry is disturbed only by sickness; demand for'goods has slightly im proved, staples and prints are firm, and print cloths 3J cents for 64s. The wool and WOOlen goods show distinct ntuns nf n HI. Vision between the light goods and worsteds, uuu iue ueavier goous oj nearly all kinds. The latter are seriously depressed by the un seasonable weather. But there is a marked revival in the trade for domestic worsted and light goods, believed to be due to the changes last year in treasurr rulings, now for the first time felt The" shipments of boots and shoes from Boston in 1889 were 3,399,980 cases, an increase of 4 per cent over 1888 and 50 per cent since 1890. FAVORABLE REPORTS. Eeports from various quarters are on the whole more favorable. Collections are quite generally slow, because of retarded distribu tion, but uneasiness it reported at only a few points. Boston notes that South American woes aaye ma at the 'WKMtj?olnti reached, but leather is in fair demand, and groceries selling well. Philadelphia ob serves drug trade quiet, in produce, paper and tobacco fair, but collections slow. At Chicago bnsiness exceeds last year's in dry goods, in boots and shoes with much recent improvement, and very largely in grain and provisions, but clothing is dull and out of season. . At St Louis weather has checked distri bution, but otherwise trade is steady. Manufactures at Cleveland are active, but nearly all trade is dull, and at Detroit much affected by mild weather,, but im provement in weather and trade is seen at Omaha. St Paul and Milwaukee. All 'Southern reports note active trade. xne exports or cotton, provisions, on, breadstuff's and cattle in December were 74,449,727, against $67,045,345 in 1888, which points to an aggregate of exports exceeding $94,000,000 for the month, and again surpassing imports by 526,000,000. 'THE MONET MAEKET. Foreign exchange has weakened to $i 86, and tne Treasury has taken in for the week only $1,100,000 more than it has paid out But the money markets here and elsewhere show on the whole rather more pressure, which the heavy business in progress and the tardy collections explain. The stock market has been depressed. Speculative markets for products are irregular, but not very active. Wheat, is nearly a cent higher with sales of only 12,000,000 bushels ior the week; corn a cent lower with sales nearly as large, and pork products a shade weaker. Coffee is steady, oil 1 cent higher on light dealings, and raw suirar is aeain advanced a shade. though the estimate of the European beet crop is 3.445.000 tons aeainst 2.764,457 for the previous year. The general list of prices is a shade lower than a week ago. The failures number 336, ae compared with 373 last week. For the corresponding week of last year the figures were 330. Winter xcur!oss to Washington. Division Passenger Agent Smith, of the Baltimore and Ohio Baijroad, has inaugur ated his midwinter exenrsions to Washing ton and Baltimore. The first will bo rnn on Thursday, the 30th instant. Mr. Smith will accompany the first special train in the morning. This is the third winter he has run excursions, and they have been a success. Quality Will Tell. Of 2,454,504 cases of champagne imported during the past ten years, comprising 26 brands, over one-fourth was"G. H. Mumm's Extra Dry," which during the same period was over 200,000 cases in excess of any other brand. One-fourth of the amount of their purchase will be handed back to all over coat and cloak buvers at Kaufmanns' to day. See "ad." 1,000 pieces new style Tolle du Nords, beautiful designs and colorings, 12io a yard. HUGUS & HACKE. TTSSU Eaelt spring scarfs for 50 cents. Will Price, 47 Sixth st Kid walking gloves, lined and unlined. James H. Aiken & Co., 100 Fifth ave. EAELT spring scarfs for 50 cents. Will Price, 47 Sixth st HASHEESH, its delights and the penalty it XI exacts; an American's experience with the extract in Cairo. Startling tale in To-mob-bow's 20-fagk Dispatch. Mnrrlnge license Granted Yeiterday. Kime. Beildenee. J Gust Anderson Braddock J Emma OlUson Br&ddock (Joseph Ltberm&n Pittsburg I barah Pllin 1'ltUburg Albert Frlake Tarentum Wilhclmlna Schillings Tarentum ( Michael Madden Pittsburg Maryltjan Pittsburg ( Julius Law Pittsburg (Marie Caspar Pittsburg MARRIED. OVERHOLT TORRENCE-On Thursday, January 16, 1890, at Trinity P. E. Church, New Haven, Pa by tlio Rev. John L. Taylor, Abram C. Ovebholt, of Bcottdale, Pa., and GER TRUDE, daughter of George A. Torrence, Esq. DIED. CRAIG At her residence. 2519 Carson street Southside, on Wednesday, January 15, 1890, at 7.30 P. JL, Mrs. Jane Craig, in the 41st year of her age. Funeral 2 o'clock p. m. Saturdat. Wheeling papers please copy. 2 DER8AM At the family residence. No. 03 Frankstown avenue. Twenty-first ward, on Thursday, January 10. 1K00. at 3.30 a.m., Adam, son -of William Dersam. aged 17 years. Funeral services on Sunday, tho 19th Inst, at2p.se Friends of the family respectfully Invited to attend. 2 MoELVANY On Thursday evening. Jan uary 16, 1890. Geobqe L., son of Robert and Lizzie McElvany, aged 7 years and 6 months. Funeral took place from tbe residence of his parents, at Emswortb, on Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock. PORTER Sewlckley, Pa., on Thursday, Jan nary 16. 1890, at 2 A. M.. James Porter, lather of J. W. Porter, in the 93d year of his age. Funeral services at his lato residence, Beaver street, Sowickiey, on Saturday at 2 p. m. In terment private at a later hour. 2 RIEFLE On Thursday, January 16, 1890. at 8.50 p M., Elizabeth, widow ot the late Jacob KteUe. Funeral from her late residence, Butler street ilillvale borongb, on Sunday, at 2 P. M. Interment at Evergreen Cemetery. Friends of the family are respectfully invited to at tend. 2 VOGELOn Friday, January 17. 1890, at 12.30 o'clock noon, Mrs. Annie C. Vogel (nee Iiauth). wife of Lonis H. Vogel, at the resi dence. No. 291 Webster avenup, Pittsburg, Pa. Funeral from St Bridget's Church, Mon day, January 20. 1S90. at 9 A. 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Men's Gray Merino Underwear, reduced from 50c to 38c Men's Brown Mized Merino Underwear, reduced from 50c to 38c. Men's Grav Mixed Merino Underwear, re duced irom 75c to 38c. Men's White Merino Underwear, reduced from 51 to 75n. Men's Scarlet,AH-wool Underwear, reduced from $1 to 75c Men's Gray Natural Wool Underwear, re duced from $1 to 75c Men's Genuine Camel's Hair Underwear, reduced Irom $1 CO to 51 25. Men's Scarlet, All-wool Underwear, re duced from $1 60 to $1 25. Men's Striped Merino Underwear, reduced from $1 CO to 51. Men's Fancy Merino Underwear, reduced from 2 to 51 50. Men's French Bibbed Cashmere Under wear, reduced from 52 to 51 25. Fleishman & Co., PITTSBURG, PA. JalS-n uo Ccrs for tLOO. TQLOOKER'S COCOA x For sale wholesale and retail by JAMES LOCKHART. DON'T READ THIS!!,! You might profit by itl 1 1 DR. C. S. SCOTT, 624 Penn ave., can cure without pain the worst cases of ulceration in two or three treatments; other dentists require two or three months. Best vulcanite sets of teeth. IS. Best worjc in the city. No pain in extracting. Only ofBce where mineral base is made. Oldest estab lished office in the two cities. The only place where Scott's absolutely safe Ansosthetli Is' administered. jaH-56-TTSan B. & B. OUR CREAT SEMI -ANNUAL REMNANT SALE "Z"est:er:d.a." Was an unqualified success, and thousands of Remnants were sold, but many of the finest Silks, Dress Goods, Cashmeres, etc., remain, and this sale CONTINUES TO-DAY At the same marvelous prices. Winter Underwear for ' Ladies, Misses, Children and Men all go at the same "Remnant Day" prices. Winter Gloves of every descrip tion out on counters, and little money buys these bargains to-day. CLOAK ROOM. The great bargain Jacket Tables at $2 50 and $5 and $10 and $1$, respectively, bring the people by scores for these fine Jackets at almost no prices, as above. 75 Wraps at $35, and choice ones, find ready buyers. Alaska Seal Skins that are genu ine Alaska Seal, and we lauy none other, and from the two best man ufacturers in America. See these bargains and the best goods, and compare prices with New York, Pittsburg or elsewhere, and satisfy yourself that you can save money purchasing best Seal Skins in Alle gheny. Fur Capes and Furs of every description down to easy prices, and the finer ones suffered most, but they must go. NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. BOGGS & BUHL, 115, 117, 119, 121 Federal st. and Park Way, Allegheny. jalS-D DANZIGER'S THE MONEY SAVING STORES FOR THE PEOPLE. -QQ- McMUNN'S ELIXIR OF OPIUM Is a preparation of the Drue bywblchlts In jurious effects are romoved. while the voidable medicinal properties are retained. I possosses all the seaatfve, anodyne, and antispasn sdlc powers of Opinm, but produces no.slckne a of thettomacb.no vomiting, no costive nes' , no headache. In acuta nervous disorder sit san invaluable remedy, and is recommended b, the best physicians. E, fehkett, Agent BARGAINS WORTH LOOKING AFTER In Ladies' Muslin Under wear see the garments we are offering at 25c, 49c, 74c and 99c each. Unheard of values. See our rich and elegant line of Embroideries. ALL NEW DESIGNS and all marked at our famous low prices. See our grand line of real Torchon Laces, 2c per yard up. Placed on sale to-day 500 dozen Men's Unlaundried Shirts. The best Shirt on earth for the money, 69c each. When in don't fail to visit our popular House Furnish ing department (basement), where the great sale of glass ware is now going on. This is a chance- seldom offered and should interest all pru dent and economical house wives. N. B. Closing out our Cloaks, Wraps and Jackets regardless of cost. DANZIGER'S .POPULAR STORES, Sixth Street and Penn Ave, JalB JAS. MNML & BRO., BOILERS, BHEET-IBON AKNKAUNQ PLATE AND PATENT SHEET ffiON .BOXES. With an Increased capacity and nydrauUa machinery we are prepared to furnish all work in our Une cheaper and better than by tbe old methods. JRsMtriaff.sffl jwMal awafe JWJ"!" .'. it-t.Jbk.j! iiXfifce, ' :;ifi 10 :;i(i YOU CAN PURCHASE THIS "WEEK GrUSkT'S t narn.xa as- ELEGANT OVERCOAT -OB A- NICE SUIT FOR A MERE SONG, This is a literal fact Ten dollars is all that will be asked by us this week for either Suit or Overcoat, which requires no stretch of imagi nation to suppose cannot be duplicated outside our store under from $2 to 5 more money all the "Discount Sales," "Sacrifice Sales," "Bar gain Sales," with which this city is at the present time flooded, notwithstanding. Is not $10 a mere song for a Suit or Overcoat such as any man can feel a pride in wearing? We offer forthe small price of $10 Suits and Overcoats which will please the eye; which will fit the body; which are in the latest fashion; which possess good wearing qualities. Suits and Overcoats which have more style, more character and more sterling worth than you'll obtain in any Suits or Overcoats sold in any otHer clothing store in town for from 26 to 50 per cent more money. MEN'S OVERCOATS, SI 0' ONLY In light weight, medium weight or heavy weight In Corkscrews, Broad Wale Worsteds, Meltons, Kerseys, silk mixed Cassimeres; silk striped sleeve linings; heavy weight Meltons, Kerseys, Chinchillas, Elysians, blue, black or brown Bea vers, all the new shades of olive and dark green Kerseys and the latest diagonal weaves of Fur Beavers, etc. In styles: single breasted fly-front, English box; single breasted fly front, -winter; double breated, cape or ulster. No matter who you are or what size you are we can fit you; no matter how particular you are we can please you. It is easy for you to imagine what a variety we have when we say we offer you choice from over 5,000 Overcoats at J5io only. Large as this stock is, it would need to be ten times larger if people but knew of what extraordinary value at jio every Overcoat in the whole stock is. WE DON'T WANT TO PUT IT TOO FORCIBLY, (In advertising now-a-days that is synonymous with weakness and sensationalism), But we desire to fasten your attention on the fact that the MEN'S SUITSWE 0FFERAT$10 ARE FAR AND AWAY THE BEST EVER OFFERED IN THIS CITY AT THE PRICE. The two-fold charms of choice and cheapness are the attractive features of these Suits. Fancy Suits, in every way suitable for dress or business, for 10 only. In styles: one-button cutaway sack, four-button straight cut sack, four-button cutaway sack, double breasted sack, one-button cutaway, three or four-button cutaway, etc., etc In Cheviots, Diagonals, Corkscrews, Tricots, Wide Wale Worsteds, Fancy Checks and Striped Cassimeres, Plain and Fancy Worsteds, Meltons -and Beavers. Any material you want, any style yon desire you can get at $10 only. You can have choice from over 5,000 Suits at this price and no matter whether you be tall or short, stout or slim, we guarantee to fit you. Do we expect this 10 sale to be a great suc cess? Why ceitainly. And we'll tell you why. It is A bona fide SAJ.E. The price' is marvel ously low, it is true, but low as it is it is high enough to be the means of securing a Suit which can be depended on for adaptability and dura bility. Put these Suits side by side with the Suits sold elsewhere at 1 15 and we'll neither flinch nor fall back from our statement that our 10 Suits are superior in every way. These $10 Suits and Overcoats CAN BE ORDERED BY MAIL You've only got to .send us a description of the style and material you want, accompanying such description with sizes of garments. We will send C. O. D. to any address. The January number of our "Illustrated Monthly" is now ready. We'll send it post free to any address. Be sure you write for it (an a postal card will do). Parents, School Teachers and Scholars are reminded that the last day for sending in draw ings for our Drawing Book Prizes is February i. Those intending to compete should finish their drawings and let us have them early. GHTSKY'S 300 -to 400 nVTA EKUT STBSBT. III MIL-.,- -Jdlli :Jlu 110 i -a to JVjHI