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The KendaU came, they saw, they con
quered. They received the universal ad
miration and homage of the Pittsburg pub
lic And the poor unfortunate who did not
witness at least one of their performances is
an object of commiseration indeed. Theater
parties of every description large, small,
masculine, feminine, juvenile and adult
abounded at the Bijou each evening. The seal
of approval and social recognition -was given
Mr. ana Mrs. Kendal in a thoroughly convinc
ing manner by the world of wealth and fashion
conspicnons at every performance.
The social attentions bestowed upon the
English artists, however, were confined to the
public acknowledgment of their worth and
charm. As the emotional roles assumed by
Mrs. Kendal required all her strength, pri
vate hospitality was necessarily declined. Of.
Mr. Kendal, as an individual, I did not hear so
very much. Poor man, be was completely over
shadowed by his wife, who was "tbused" about
In every particular. Her hands, her feet, her
face, her hair, her sweetness, her dignity and
her crying were all objects ot adulatory com
ment, especially the latter.
Everyone admitted her superiority in that
over evnn a natural case of weep. Gentlemen
became'nneasy during the crying period, that
In its reality doubtless recalled various family
scenes of a trying nature. Ladies watched
with uuabated interest each convulsive gasp
and strained the ear for the slightest sound,
enjoying tbe keen st agnny while so doing, but
at tb e same time, as one Utile woman confessed,
petting points for future use. Surely. Mrs.
Kendal is peerless as a graceful and effective
exponent of the art of erring, which gets an
impetus in this city from her appearance.
Artistic and Musical.
We have been artistic during tbe week (n
other lines as well as the theatrical. The Art
Society held a reception Tuesday evening, and
offered the unusual attraction of a water color
exhibit of 63 pictures. Verestchagin still held
sway with increasing popularity. The School
of Design also came to the front during the
week with its annual examination. And a few
privileged ones were permitted, with the
judges, to view tbe exhibit made by it this
year, which, after the invitation reception to
morrow evening, will be thrown open to the
We had music enough during the week to
give a little spice, also. The Boston Mendels
sohn Quintet occupied tbe position of honor,
and delighting all those who heard them, either
at the Pennsylvania College or at the Old City
It was a week of banquets. The Burns ban
quet, on Monday night, at Hotel Schlosscr, was
one ot the most elegant and succcstul public
atfairs ever given in the city. The Knights, on
Thursday evening, at the Monongahela House,
feasted, with their ladies, to their hearts' con
tent. And on tbe same evening the Press Club
banquet, at tbe Hotel Duquesne, and the La
dies' Press baunuet, at the Duquesne Club
bouse, were soci.il events of importance and
magnitude. Regarding the lames' banquet,
there is nothing in the city's history of feminine
doings to equal it. And the toasts delivered
there equaled in brilliancy and sentiment the
responses made at the gentlemen's banquer.The
ladies maintained the position ot equality with
the sterner members of tbe profession. Mrs.CL
Wade the President, did ample justice to "Our
Brethren," as she would any subject upon
which Bbe might speak, and mingled the bitter
and tbe sweet iu a charming compound. Miss
Cara Reese, with our "Editors in Chief," en
dowed tbem and tbeir sanctums with delight
ful attributes of justice and fairness. Mrs. V.
H. Gutelius, with "Our Sisterhood," expressed
views agreeable and progressive. Mrs. Sarah
Bieree, ot Cleveland, truthfully ex
alted "Women's Press Clubs." Miss
Belle Gorton, ot Chicago, paid some
clowingcornpliments to "The Fair Guard" that
hadso juyonxly entertained the visiting dele
gates. Miss. Emily Kellogg, wiih "The White
bquaw," entwined many beautiful and practi
cal thoughts in easy, graceful language. Mrs.
Margaret Peelte,ith"Tbe Press and Women,"
was thoroughly at home, and linked them to
gether iu a highly beneficial manner to both.
The Approach of Lent.
As Lent approaches gsyety increases in this
city and the coming week is lull to overflowing
with social affairs, both large and small. But
iu Washington, where tbe season was just at
its height, the death of Secretary Wlndom has
putauendto everything ot a social nature,
and society ladies have been busy during tbe
past several days canceling appointments and
recalling cards, instead of arranging for new
The President has Issued the customary
order for all tbe departments to be draped in
mourning for SO days. And it is conjectured
that the Chief Magistrate, out of respect to the
late Secretary. bo was an intimate personal
friend, mil cancel and decline all invitations
for tbe remainder of the season.
The Secretary and bis family have resided in
Washington for so many years he having been
a member of the Huuse of Representatives,
Senator and in two Cabinets bis death U a
severe blow, and all sorts of gayety must neces
sarily cease for a time
Kathleen Htjsset-Watsojt.
Social Events That Made the Evenings of
Mid-Winter Pleasant.
A large audience gathered in Christ Church,
Brownsville, Pa,, on Wednesday evening to
witness the marriage ceremony of Miss Ann S.
Jacobs and Mr. William L. Lenhart. The
ceremony was performed by the Rt. Rev.
Bishop Whitehead, assisted by tbe Hector, Mr.
Ensworih. The bride was preceded to the altar
by six ushers and her maid of honor. Miss
Leila Jacobs. The Ushers were Mr. Thomas H.
Baskerueld, Mr. Lenord Lenhart, Mr. Charles
S. Bowman,Mr. J. Howard Snowden and Mr.
J. Campbell Roberts with Mr. M. R, Jacobs as
best man. After tbe ceremony a reception was
tendered the newly married conple at tbe resi
dence of her grandmother Mrs. Adam Jacobs.
Among tbe guests present were: Mesdamcs
Bowman, of Waverly. Is.; McBirney, of Chi
cago: Colvin, Rubens and Clarke, of "Pittsburg,
and Wickes, of Boideutown, U.J. After the
reception tbe. wedding party left on a special
tram for Pittsburg.
Miss Florence East acted as hostess to the
Young People's Society of tbe Methodist
Protestant Church in Bellevue on last Monday
evening, on tbe occasion of their monthly socia
ble. Tbe roomy and convenient parlors of the
East mansion were filled by the members of the
society and invited guests. Tbe committee in
charge. Misses Ella Mcintosh and Lide Means
and Mr. Warwick furnish such enjorable pro
grammes that tbe sociables are always at
tractive. Tbe last was no exception, and a
delightful evening was passed. Miss Edith
Moylo added to her reputation as a charmiug
elocutionist by the manner in which she gave
The Leg-nd of tbe Organ Builder." Miss
Florence Young won rounds of applause by her
Indian club exercise The yonng lady is very
graceful and her movements are the very
poetry of motion.
The cosy little home of Mr. and Mrs. Harry
Goeddel, 5S1S Mignonette street. East End,
was well filled with friends on Friday evening
last, tbe occasion being tbe birthday of their
daughter Car lie, who was taken completely by
surprise At 11 o'clock an elegant luncheon
was served, after which dancing was indulged
in, and all left declaring they had'speut a very
pleasant evening. Among those present ere
Mr. and Mrs. Winters anu Mr. and Mrs. Tbos.
Wil'-on, ot Allegheny; Mr. and Mrs. Adolph
Goeddel, Mr. and Mrs. Lee, Mr. and Mrs. J. E.
Gardner, Mrs. Scbusler, Mr. aud Mrs. Oscar
Keuhert, and Messrs. White, Louis Goeddel
and Lee tbo Misses Goeddel, Kraus, Bebop,
Lie, Masters Tom and Elmer Wilson, Fred.
Kenuert, Will Goeddel, George and Harry
A very charming progressive euchre was
held at tbe residence of 3Ir. J. B. Decker,
Market street, Allegheny; Thursday evening.
It was given by Miss Maggie Roney to a num
ber of her friends. At 11 o'clock the party
partook of a dclicions lunch. The first prize
-was won by Miss Nan Carson and the booby
nnzewaswon by Steinbunner and Hill, tbe
honors being evenly divided. Among those
present were: Mr. and Mrs. J, B. Decker, Mr.
and Mrs. Edward Merriman. Mr. and Mrs,
Samuel Tnmple Mr. and Mrs. George Geis,
Mr. and Mrs. Dud Lenfesty, Mr. and Mrs. John
Lenfesty, Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Steinbunner,
tbe Misses Stephens, Hilliard. Carson. Flara
haran, and Jennie and Maggie Roney: the
Messrs. Miller, Merriman, Hall, Hill and Flara
haran. A surprise party was tendered Miss Vera
Smullin, 17 Monterey street, Allegheny, on
Thursday evening, January 19. The evening
was spent in dancing and the enjoyment of
various other amusements. Kidd's Bengalian
Orchestra furnished music for tbe occasion.
Refreshments were served later in tbe evening.
Among those present were tbe following: Tbe
Misses Grace Webster. Lida Lvnu. Anna Bar
ker, Mazie Hermann, Bertha Pinkerton, Lotta
Dunlap, Gretta Bradley, Ida Rtpper, Florence
Stol zing; and Messrs. Frank Armstrong,
Kincslcy Clarke George Robertson, Wade
Elphinstone James Baync Will Miller. Ralph
Montgomery, Will Barter and Will Smullin.
One of the delightful events of the week was
the surprise party given Miss Bertha Hehl at
her residence No. 2010 Jane street, on Wednes
day evening. The young lady was equal to the
occasion, and entertained her guests in a royal
manner. Among those present were will
Harris. Harry Marsh, Thomas Harris, Wilbur
Faux, Willie Wilnelm. Reardon Cotton, Louis
Bnchner, Andrew Salzman, and the Misses
Maggie Shields, Grace Synar-Etta Beebe, Au
gusta Wilhelm. Alice Saurs. Kate Stokes. Jen
nie Brown. Leora Alexander, Amelia Sutter.
Lottie Alexander, Lottie Lotbein, Bertha D,e
vine and Stella Eruy.
On Friday evening Master SammieTriplett,
ot Carson street, Southside was surprised by a
large number ot yonng folks. A very pleasant
evening was spent in playing tiddledy winks.
Music and dancing were also enjoyments of the
evening. Among those present were tbe
Misses Emma Batch. Trixle Abbot, Birdie,
Lulu and Stella Jay. Birdie and Virginia Men
nig. Elsie Duffy, Mary Redpatb, Adalaide
Whitehead, Tillie Miller and Edna Triplett;
Messrs. Charles and Cecil Abbot, Roddie An
derson, Godfry Pastorious, Tommy Ch.sbolm,
Carroll Brasey, Issia Whitehead and Eddie
Last Wednesday evening the Inmates and
officials of West Penn Hospital enjoyed a rare
treat of song and verse Superintendent
Cowan and Matron Clemens decorated ward A
for the occasion, and a large number of pa
tients, attendants and doctors filled tbe spac
ious room. The star of the evening was Miss
Edith Harries, who was assisted by Mrs.
Cowan, Dr. Boggs and Dr. Todd. Miss Har
ries was in her hanpiest mood, and her mellow
voice in her declamations and songs touched
all present with its inspiration and sympathetic
Cards are out for tbe second annual reception
of tbe First Regiment, XT. A. M., to be held at
Grand Central Rink,'Penn avenue next Thurs
day evening. The Reception Committee con
sists ot John M. Andrews, P. S. ft; Harry R
Peck. P. a a; Stephen McKaln, P. S. C; M.
F. Cassadv, P. S. C.j F. R. McGrew. S. C;
Thomas F. Ashford, Jr.. a V. C; George
Rome, 8. Pre: Charles S. CralLS. Pro.; George
W. Flowers. B. Sr. C: W. W. Simmons, 8. Jr.
C; F. a Neale, 8. W.: J. Rhodes Miller, S. M.
G. A. Swoger, B. F.; O. J. Hoover, S. T.
Miss Mollie Bennett, of Lawn street. Four
teenth ward, entertained a number of her
friends on Thursday evening. Games, followed
by a delicious lunch, was the programme for
the evening. All had a delightful time. Among
those present were tbe Misses Mamie Evans,
H. Bennett, Bessie Morris, Mary Morris. Emma
Griffith, Claudia Thomas, Masie Evans, Sadie
Jones and Mollie Bennett; tbe Messrs. Dan
Jones. Morris Griffith, Wyndom Black, Willie
and Thomas Morris, Albert Evans, Harry
Steinburg. Harry Davis, Willie Davis, Ralph
and Ollie Purry.
The Monday Night Euchre Club met at the
residence of Dr. S. H. Bryant, 1712 Sidney
street, Southside, and was entertained by Miss
Lulu Bryant, a member of tbe club. The bead
prizes were won by Mr. William Klmberiand
and Miss Nellie McGeary, the booby by Mr.
Hern and Miss Emma Gantb. The evening
was spent in an enjovable manner, refresh
ments, etc, after which the merry party dis
persed, tendering there hearty congratulations
to the fair hostess. Tbe club next meats at the
residence of Miss McGeary, 19U3 Sidney street.
A pleasant social was held on Tuesday even
ing at the residence of Mr. A. W. Smith, No.
305 Forbes avenue The many friends are in
debted to tho affable and pleasant hostess. The
feature of tbe social was tbe piano perform
ance of Mr. Henry Roney. Among the num
ber were Miss Mazie Reed, Miss Florence
Ha,pney. Miss Cora Westwater, Misses Roney,
Misses Smith. Miss Lula Flocker, Mr. Oliver
Reed. Mr. William Brokaw, Mr. Thomas Roney.
Mr. Henry Roney, Mr. George Snyder, Mr. C.
A. Smith.
On Thursday evening last Miss Minnie Brooks,
of Bedford avenue entertained a number of
her young friends In honor of her Sabbath
school class. Music, social games and an
elaborate supper wert tbe feature"! of the oc
casion. Among the young people present were
tbe Misses Mane Freyvogel. Carrie McAleese.
Emma Aring, Ella Carlisle Lillie Dunseath and
Gertrudo Little, aud Masters James Watson,
Samuel Perry, Joseph Nelson, Samuel Brooks,
William Keefe and Howard Brown.
The Windermere Club, Allegheny, held its
weekly meeting on Friday evening, at the resi
dence of Miss E.X. Donaldson. No. 27 Brighton
place, and spent a very enjoyable evening.
Dancing, mnsic and games were tbe order of
the evening. Among the many members pres
ent were Misses Donaldson, Brown, Johnston.
Haffner. Nixon, McClelland. McPherson,
Thompson, Fisher, Foster. Brant and Emerson,
and Messrs. Patterson, Todd, Reynolds, Hetzel,
Caldwell, Dawson, Pratt, Snyder, Benny,
The Eiffel Euchre Club celebrated the fifth
party of the series at the residence of Miss
Alice Small, of Irwin avenue The head prizes
were awarded to Miss Alice Small and Mr.
Chas. White, after which an elegant supper
was served. Among those present were: Miss
Sadie Bartholomew, Emma Gels, Lizzie Rule,
Alice Small, Mary and Ida Cole and Anna and
Belle Dougherty, and Messrs. John Ruswinkle,
Wm. Dutton. John Baird, J. H. Barclay, Wm.
Beckett, J. Martin.. Chas. .White and Will
t Tbe Columbus Literary Association, of the
Southside, held tbe second of its series of
euchre pmieslast Wednesday evenlng.Tbe first
prize was won by Miss Beck and Mr. D. F.
Hannan, and tbe booby by Miss Keeffer and
Mr. Harry Laughrin. An elegant repast was
served, and dancing indulged in until an early
hour. Tbe Pompadour Trio, composed ot
Messrs. Salisbury.Heil and Hartman, furnished
the music Twenty couples were present.
Tbe Aftou Euchre Club, ot Pittsburg, met at
the residence of Mr. and Mr. E. a Means, of
2S0 Wylie avenue on last Tuesday evening, and
were very charmingly entertained by the host
and hostess. Tbe bead prize for ladies, a hand
some painted plaque on easel, was won by
Miss Pickering. A very pretty china mustache
cup and saucer on easel was won by Mr. EJ
ward Reicmeyer. Supper was served at 11
o'clock, arter which dancing was indulged in
tor several hours.
The fifth annual reception cf the Societa
Fraterna Italians will be held at New Turner
Hall, Forbes street, next Thursday evening.
The society is composed of well-known and
popular Pittsburgers. ana tbeir annual recep
tions have alway s been brilliant affairs. This is
to be no exception. Tbe Original Royal Or
chestra Is to be in attendance, and dancing will
be one of the chief pleasures of the evening.
Miss Lillian and Helen Reddick, of Lacock
street, Allegheny, gave a select musical and
bop at tbeir home on Tuesday evening in bonor
of their annt. Miss Ella Hart, from St. Louis,
Mo. Miss Hart appeared In a robe of cream
silk and black velvet Tbe Misses Reddick
wore costumes of pink crepe and silk lace A
programme of popular and classical selections
of music aud elocution was rendered.
Tbe Misses Lange, of 63 Washington street,
Allegheny, entertained tbe Duquesne Euchre
Club last Tuesday evening. The first prizes
were wou by Miss Mary Scbwer and Mr. John
McKenna, while the booby prizes were carried
away by Miss Annt Schwer and Mr. Harry
Brmey. After tbe game the guests all enjoyed
an excellent luncheon.
A cake social, with musical and literary en
tertainment, will be given by Chapman Circle
Ladies of tbe G. A. R. Thursday evening, Feb
ruary 5. at the Fourth ward school hall,
Allegheny. Among those taking part are Miss
Lulu A. Butler. Miss Edith Atkinson, Miss
Leon Long, Mr. J. V. Lewis and many others.
A parly was given at the residence of Miss
Irene Daly, 878 Main street, on Tuesday even
ing. Among those present were the Misses A.
Bailey, K. Wright, G. Coll, J. and B. Daly,
and Messrs. H. McPike. C. and a Coll, C.
McAdams, W. Murphy. The feature) of the
evening were dancing and card play ing. ""
A society event of the coming week will be
the Smithfield Club's third annual reception,
at the Monongahela House, Friday evening.
The affair is expeced to ontdoall former
events given by the club. Tbo coinmitteo in
charge have spared no time to make this affair
a grand social success.
A throng of young folks and friends, chaper
oned by Mrs. France, surprised Mrs. Charles
Hartman. of Preble avenue, Allegheny, on
Friday night. Her beautiful home was
brilliantly lighted. Some of tbe ladies present
wore some magnificent robes. An elegant
supper was served at a late hour, after which
there was dancing and recitations.
One of the prettiest musicals given in Wil
klnsburg this winter was that held at tbe resi
dence of Mr. a G. Falrley, on Hay street,
Tuesday evening. The handsome parlors were
tastefully decorated with flowers and growing
plants. With the large assemblage of guests,
all of whom were attired in evening dress, the
whole was strongly suggestive of a scene in
fairy land. The programme which was a very
interesting one opened with a pianoforte solo
by J. G. Heckman, of Allegheny. Following
this was a recitation one of Wbltcomb Riley's
humorous sketchrs by Mr. Frank Miller.
Next came a tocal solo, "Ave Maria," superbly
rendered by Miss Minnie Denkey. Mr. Bird
and daughter. Miss Tillie, then plaved a catchy
duet on banjo and piano. Mr. Bird followed
with a ballad, "The Little Hearts," after which
Mrs. Dr. Simpson read the potion sceue from
"Romeo and Juliet" in a verv effective manner.
A piano selection by Mls Florence Winn and
a vocal solo. "Open the Lattice." by Miss Lil
lian Knecht, were both deservedly applauded.
Tbe curse scene from "Leah, tbe Forsaken,"
was dramatically presented by Miss J. Scrib.
ner, and the long and varied programme came
to a close with a pianoforto solo by Mrs. J. C.
Heckman. Tbe occasion throughout was very
enjoyable, and it Is the intention of some of
WilklnBbnrg's young folk to have it repeated
at an early date if possible
A lunch box social was given iu Wilkinsburg
last Thursday under tho auspices of tho Ladies'
Aid Society of the Trinity Reformed Chorch.
There was a great deal of fun over the distri
bution of the lunch boxes, and a neat sum was
turned into the treasury of tbe society.
Leland T. Powers is to give a characteristic
entertainment at Academy Hall, Wilkinsburg,
Thursday next. He will represent various
characters from Dickens' works, inclnding
"Uriah Heep." "Micawber." "Captain Cuttle
etc This will be the fifth entertainment of the
Y. M. 0. A. course
Mr. W. C. Bracey, of tbe Southside. has
cause to remember long his 68th birthday, last
Wednesday. His friends gathered at the
Xantha Club rooms en masse in the early even
ing, and when all was ready Mr. Bracey was
sent for. To say that be was surprised and that
be received a royal welcome would hardly de
scribe the scone
Miss Ida Horner, a little miss of 13 years, cel
ebrated her birthday anniversary last Wednes
day evening at her parents' home on Locust
street. Music games, and dancing were en
joyed by the tiny ones, ana tbe petite hostess
was deluged with presents from her young
The Heliotrope Club held a meeting at the
home of Miss Mamie Lee, Swissvale, January
21 The evening was pleasantly spent in the
election of officers and discussion of plans for
tho future of tbe club.
Mrs. Calollne Dieterlewas delightfully sur
prised at her residence, S023 Carson street,
Southside. on Thursday evening, by her many
friends. The evening was spent in dancing,
and an elaborate lunch crowned the gayety at
a late hour.
Thomas A. Beechey, Charles Melser and
David E. Beechey entertained 150 of their
friends with a masquerade party at Enterprise
Parlors, Allegheny, Friday evening, January 30.
Cards are out for the marriage of Miss Annin
Huncleman and Mr. Michael Ryan on Febru
ary 6. Miss Mary Watson will act as brides
maid and Mr. W. E. Lang as best man.
Tbe regular meeting of the Independent
Literary Society was held at the resideuce of
Miss Ida Shaw, on the New Brighton road.
Eleventh ward, during the week.
The Batcbelor Club, of. tho Sonthslde. gave a
very enjoyable party to their lady friends at
the Palace parlors on last Tuesday evening.
A very pleasant masquerade party was given
at the dancing school ot Miss Kirk, 327 Beaver
avenue, Frida- evening, January SO.
Miss Lydla Golden, of Calvin street, enter
tained a number of her friends last Thursday
evening in a very pleasant manner.
A very pleasant party was given last week at
tbe new home of Phillpp Peif er, on Spring
Garden avenue.
A third son arrived at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Leonard Wales on Monday evening, Janu
ary 23.
Society Small Talk.
G. E. Edwards has returned home to New
York after a week's visit to J. M. Magulre, ot
Third street.
Miss Mollie Scobey. of Federal street, Alle
gheny, has gone to Leetonla, Ohio, her former
home tor a few days.
Mrs. M. Aron, of MeKinnoy, Ter., Is visiting
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. Fencbtwanger,
162 Locust Btreet, Allegheny.
Miss Porter, of Stockton avenue. Allegheny,
has returned to her home after a very delight
ful visit of five weeks' duration in Washington.
D. C.
Colonel Bennett H. Young, of Louisville
Ky., while in tbe city, spent most of his
time with Mr. and Mrs. B. L. H. Dabbs, who
are warm personal friends of long standing.
Miss AUIe McElree, the charming elocution
ist who tauzht in tbe Wllkinsbnrg Academy,
and delighted many an East End audience with
her recitations, has moved to Butler, Pa, her
future home
Mrs. Dr. J. N. Boggs and Miss Lily Wlcker
sbam left Wednesday evening for an extended
trip to tbe South. They will spend some time
with Mrs. W. K. Cavanaugh (nee Miss Edna
Boggs) in Memphis.
Sewlckley Society Notes,
Miss Irene McVey Is In Philadelphia, the
guest of Mrs. Victor Strobeh
Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Nevin have rented
tbe bouse recently occnpied by Mr. aud Mrs.
Charles Pease
Tbe only social affairs for this week are the
two weddings the Anderson-Murry one on
Tuesday at 5 o'clock in tbe Methodist Episco
pal Church, and the Chaplin-Campbell one
Thnrsday evening at 6:30 o'clock In the First
Presbyterian Church.
James Wbltcomb Riley Is to be at tbe Meth
odist Church to-morrow evening. Mr. Riley
will be assisted by Mrs. Birdie Lucas Tener,
MissMarvT. Glenn, Mr. William Adair, Mr.
William Whltescll and Mr. A. F. Nevin. who
have arranged a choice musical programme for
the occasion. Tickets can be procured at
Ward's drugstore, or from any member of the
committee ot tbs "Sewickley Valley Lecture
Mrs. Joseph P. RanKln gave two delightful
progressive euchre parties last week one
Tuesday afternoon the other Thursday. The
ladies fortunate iu carrying rftf tbe prizes on
Tuesday atternoon were Miss Dickson for the
grt-atest number of points, Mis McVey con
solation and Miss Nevin for lone hands. On
Thursday Mrs. Burrows won the first, Mrs.
Gratton the consolation and Mrs. McKown the
lone hand.
Fine Flowers
And plant decorations. Novelties for
luncheon, dinner and german favors. Loose
bunclies to carry and corsage bouquets a
specialty. N". Patterson,
41 Sixth avenue, opposite Trinity.
What a Dealer Says of Chamberlain's Cough
Mr. G. L. Faurote, proprietor of the West
Side Grocery at Kiles, Michigan, states that
while engaged in business in Indiana he
handled a lull line of Chamberlain's med
icines, aud that his sales on Chamberlain's
Cough Remedy were very large. The rem
edy, he said, gave first-class satisfaction to
his patrons, also that be always used it ex
clusively in his own family whenever re
quired and with the most gratifying results.
Let anyone troubled with a severe cough or
cold pive it an honest trial and they will
soou become convinced of its excellence. It
possesses qualities peculiar to itself which
make it far superior to any other for acute
throat and lung diseases, such as coughs,
colds, croup and whooping cough, wsu
81,000 T-ABXOB GRAND FOR 84B0.
Upright Piano, S200. Square Piano, 8150.
A full size parlor grand piano of excellent
tone and handsomely carved case, cost new
$1,000, for 5450. This is an exceptional
bargain in a grand piano. Also a fine 74
octave upright piano at 5200; worth 350;
and a handsome square piano, in perfect
order, only 150. Call at once on J. M.
Hoffmann & Co., 537 Smithfield street.
Stylish Suitings,
Overcoat and tronser material, of the
best quality at Anderson's, 700 Smithfield
street. Catting and fitting the very best, so.
jr III
BIJou Theater "The Hustler"
Grand Opera House "Good Old Times"
Duquesne Theater "A Trip to Chinatown"
Williams' Academy "Night1 wis"
World's Museum Curiosities, etc
Davis' Wnseum Curiosities, etc
Harris' Theater Wilbur Opera Co
The above are the theatrical attractions for
this week.
Pittsburg is strongly tempted to demand
that "Our Madge" shall be considered be
longing as much to Western Pennsylvania
as to London. We thank London for putting
our sentiments into two words that express
them so well. Mr. and Airs. Kendal on the
show-bills, if you please, but "Our Madge"
in our hearts and in family converse. We
cannot give the gracelul, sweet woman who
held us enthralled last week, the cold
title thit may be borne by anyone from our
washwoman to the President's wife. We need
something distinctive, and we find it In the
caressing appellation, "Our Madge"
The reason "Later On" Is such a hit is, I
optne,because Mr.Hart Is a tborough musician,
because Mr. Hallen is a handsome fellow, who
wears good clothes easily, becanse the cos
tumes are new and brilliant, and because tbe
entertainment goes with a snip that proclaims
clever management.
George O. Jenks' "II. S. Mall" gave enjoy
ment to a good many people last week, but to
none more than tbe printers and postoffica,
employes that attended in large numbers at
every performance They enjoyed tbe keen
satire on their respective occupations as men
only can when they thoroughly understand the
subject satirized. The "U. a Mail" is regarded
by tbe theatrical profession as one of the
marked hits of the season.
The Wilbur Opera Company is to stay at
Harris Another week. This Is one of the few
entertainments that can play two consecutive
weeks In Pittsburg.
Byron W. King's Shakespeare class Is to give
a dramatic entertainment at the Bijou Theater
on Friday afternoon next. The play will be
"Macbeth," and Lady Macbeth will be repre
sented by a different actress in each act, as fol
lows: First act. Miss Mary R. Kennedy: second
act. Miss Alico McCullougb; third act. Miss
Tneodora Marshall; fifth act, Miss Marcella
Brownlee. Eagar Langner will do Macbeth.
BIJou Theater.
The manager of "Tho Hustler" has this to
say about bis artraction:
"A veritable mine of fun is In store for the
patrons of the Bijou Theater this week, for Mr.
Lew Rosen's famous farcical play. "The Hust
ler," will bo unfolded for tbe diversion of local
theatergoers. The coming of this attraction
has been anticipated by votaries of mirth,
music and song, with a degree of interest at
once enthusiastic and unprecedented", and when
tbe curtain rises at the Bijou to-morrow night
tbe company should face an audience that will
undoubtedly crowd tbat popular playhouse to
its fullest capacity.
"No stress is laid upon the literary worth of
Tbe Hustler,' and while it is almost Dlotless
and faulty from a critical standpoint, yet it
possesses a well-told story, unique situations,
amusing incidents and an abundance of g.'
Tbe management's feature de resistance, how
ever, is tbe surpassingly splendid corps of
comedians, dancers, singers and specialists
tbat present tbe work, and tbeir conspicuous
ability amply atones for any imperfections in
tbe comedy itself.
" The Hustler' tells tho story of the trials
and loves of Anna Danta, the proprietress of
the Cambridge flats. New York. Among her
roomers are 'Con JtleFadden, 'the hustler,'
a gentleman who is in a chronic state of bank
ruptcy, but who is constantly evolving
schemes for making millions. Anixer Jiusch,
a festive German, is another denizen of the
Danta establishment, and is a freqnent victim
of SlcFadtten't financial exploits. The chief
Interest centers in the efforts of MeFaddenari'X
Buseh to wm the hand of the fair Miss Danta.
McFadden is enamored of the landlady for
mercenary reasons, while Susch presses his suit
for tl.o sole purpose of defeating the volatile
McFadden. The tierce rivalry of these gentry
re-ult in some extremely langhable scenes.
John Kernel!, as McFaddrn, is said to have
made the hit of hislife; Dan Mason plays tbe Ger
man part most hnmorou'-lv: Qua Mills enacts tbe
roleof .4nna Danta so cleverly that his auditors
mistake him for a woman; Mollie Thompson,
one of the leading comediennes of the day. Is
seen as Pussy Winks, McFadden't quiet neice;
John S. Marr presents a hapoy caricature
of the typical En?Uh swell, Lee Harrison, as
an irrepressible office boy. tickles therisibles ot
the audience to an alarming extent, and Misses
Georgie Lincoln, Victoria Walters and Lillie
West, bob up serenely and sweetly throughout
the piece. Among :he special features are the
singlne of Harry Leighton and the Boton
male quartet. A contingent of London skirt
dancers win applause for their skill ana beauty.
"Mile. Staccione, who is accounted one of tbe
greatest of danseuses, appears in the Car
mencita Spanish dance, and in dazzling pre
miere evolutions Toe-dancine, as performed
by tbe sylph-like Staccione, is said to be a re
velation to American audiences.
"All in all. Tbe Hustler is well deserving of
the goodly quantity of dncats that it will surely
extract from' the public t'sis week."
Grand Opera House
Commencing to-morrow night at the Grand
Opera House, the Wilson Barrett and Hall
Caine's great London and New York success,
"Good Old Times," with all its original
scenery and mechanical effects and strong cast
of characters will be given. Speaking of this
great plav, tbe Boston Gtooesays:
Tbe play is founded on a story of domestic
love, unhappiness. despair and rewarding joy,
the plot being worked out with a wealth of
stirring incident. The scene of the play which
is in tour acts, is laid partly in Cumberland,
England, and partly in Van Dieman'sLand.
The story opens on a Christmas eve. in the
midst of a snowstorm. Iu the opening scene
John Langley, Sheriff of Cumberland, and
recently married, I- surrounded by several of
his workmen, including one .4mo .Baiton.
Some time previously a murder had been com
mitted in Yorkshire, C osby Granger having
killed an old clergyman, whose daughter had
scorned him. The murderer, with his wife
Lucv Dretv, has disappeared, and so has Mary
Harding, the murdered man's daughter. The
common uelipf is that the three have fled to
gether, whereas Mary Harding has gone by
herself, under a false name, into Cumberland
hopmz to live down her sorrow. She meets
Shei iff Langley, and after a short courtship
becomes bis wite, without telling him her true
name. On tbe Christmas eve on which the
story opens, police officers arrive in Cumber
land and seenre warrants for the arrest of
"Crosby Granger and bis sweetheart Mam
In the second act the scene is changed to the
convict settlement at Tasmania, where G) anger
who has partly recovered from bis wound is
serving out bis term for the murder of William
Harding, Amos Drew, his accomplice; and
Langley for shooting G anger. Langley is
informed by the superintendent that if he is
not reported for bad conduct within 24 hours
he will be removed to the farm of a Jfr Mor
gan, in whose employ are several convicis
whose good behavior entitle them to freedom
on tbe island, Mrs. Mo gan is really the wife
of Langley.
Dnquesne Theater.
Hoyt's "A Trip to Chinatown" is the attrac
tion tbat is to open at the Duquesne Theater
to-morrow night. The title, "A Trip to China
town," is misleading. There Is no trip and
Chinatown doesn't enter into the piece at all,
save In the discussion of the characters. The
actors talk "about going to Chinatown as a
Western man talks of going to Paris, bufthey
don't get there. Tbe general lines of the piece
are modeled on those of Hoyt's earlier farces.
The plot, what there is of it, revolves about a
central character, who on this occasion bap
pens to be a ;hTpochondrlao appropriately
earned Wetland Strong. Hoyt loves a crank.
and bis latest creation is an ideal. Act one of
tbe play reveals tbe plot of a gilded youth and
several girls to go slnmmlng through
the Chinese quarter of San Francisco.
Tbe pi t Is a "blind" to cover
their real intention to go to a masquerade ball.
Upon this hypothesis and the contretemps
growing out of it binees tbe thread of plot
upon which are strur.g any number of funny
situations and bright specialti-s. The company
contains some names which are a guarantee of
the amusing nature of tbe work at least.
Harry Conor is the Wetland Urong; George
A. Beane, Jr.. is the Ben Gay. a wealthy
bachelor of San Francisco: Harry Gilfoyl. the
Noah Heap, a waiter; Frank E. Morse, the
Hoffman Frice, manager of the Cliff House;
John C. Leach, tbe Fowle Kerr, a camp fol
lower of journalism, and Anna Boyd, tbe Mrs.
Guyer. a prauky Chicago widow. There are
besides in the cast a number of clever people
with voices, and the regulation farce comedy
bevy of pretty girls.
Uarry Williams' Academy.
The.next week's attraction at Harry Will
iams' Academy will be tbe famous Night
Owls, an organization to which tbe managers
give the suggostive name 'The Beauty Show."
The specialtists in the company comprise Paul
ine Markbam, tbe acknowledged queen among
burlesque stars; the two Nlbbes, funny dialect
comedians; Sam Bernard, German dialect
comedian, vocalist and dance-: Fos'er and
Lewis, in new and original character sketches;
Lillian Granger. lyric star, and Dellhauer, tbe
frog man. Besides these there will be a care
lully selected chorus of 20 pretty girls who
can sing. The entertainment closes with a new
burlesque, "The Temptation of Fau3t," Intro
ducing the handsomest women on the Ameri
can stage, and replete with catcby music from
tbe latest popnlar operas, sung by real artiste
Tbe burlesque Is to be produced with great
splendor as regards wardrobe, scenery and ef
fects, and it is said to be one of the most bril
liant spectacles now before the public Tbe
Night Owl3 are now making tbeir fifth annual
World's Museum.
At the World's Museum this week tbe man
agement advertise the farewell tour ot
"America's beautiful daughter. Miss Annie
Bell, who one year ago created sneb a sensa
tion in England by her remarkable beauty and
symmetry of form. She is 21 years of age, her
height is over six feet, her weight Is over 400
pounds. Her graceful form is In keeping with
her weight and size. A most beautiful yonng
lady whoso handsome form and graceful
manner captivated one of England's noblemen,
whom she is on her way to marry and retire to
domestic happiness. Mls Bell's beautiful and
costly wardrobe Is a treat for tbe ladles to see."
Then there are the pyramid equilibrist, C. H.
Sweeney, and a famous spotted family. In the
theater there will be Akimoto's troupe of Jap
anese acrobats, who are said to be really won
derful. This will be tbeir first appearance in
Allegheny, they having arrived from Japan on
the 9th of last July. The entertainment promises
to be oven better than usual.
Harry Davis' Museum.
Jonathan Bass, the ossified man, will appear
one week more only at Harry Davis' Fifth
Avenue Museum. Bass is a solid bone, without
bend or break, bard and flexible from the soles
of his feet to the top of his head. He cannot
move, be weigbs but 70 pounds, be cannot see,
but he can talk and eat aud smoke and drink,
and seems to be extremely bappy in his dispo
sition. Nearly 33.000 people have visited him
in tbe past six days. Of this number fully 250
have been physicians, and many of tbem lead
ing surgeons of Pittsburg and Allegheny.
After tbe present week he goes to New York
city, where he remains for a abort time on ex
hibition, and announces that bis public career
will then close, so this will probably bo the last
opportunity to see him.
Another feature will be tbe appearance of
Young Samson, who is termed the strongest
man in the world. Tbe stace attractions will
be Lew and Delia Walters, the musical mar
vels; the white-haired family from the Isle of
Madagascar. In the theatorlum, Mackin and
Curdy, black race comedians; the well-known
lyric artist. Miss Emma Bell; Morrello. the
pantomimic clown, and his troupo ot trained
spaniels; James Nery, Ed. E. Evans; the so
ciety sketch artists, Maginley and Martin, and
the refined Irish comedians, Fitsgerald ana
Kelly, and others.
Harris' Theater.
Lovers of comic opera will hail with delight
tbe annonncement that Harris, Britton & Dean
will have tho Wilbur Opera Company here
another week. The organization is composed
of clever comedians, sweet singers and a har
monious and elegantly costumed chorus, con
taining many handsome young faces. They
played to a big business last week, and those
desiring good seau should secure tbem in ad
vance. Tbe repertoire for tbe coming week is
as follows: Monday, "Grand Duchess:" Tues
day. "Nauon;" Wedneday. "Billfe Taylor;"
Thursday, "Bohemian Girl;" Friday, "Chimes
of Normandy;" Saturday matinee, "Mikado;"
Saturday night, "Mascotte."
Stage Whispers.
Mabouebitb Fish (Baby Benson) Is in
JuLiAX Jordan has been made tho musi
cal director of "Yon Youson."
Ibjia Marie, sister of Faola Marie, and as
great an artist, died in Paris last week.
Ik tbe spring time Richard Mansfield and his
latest manager, Mr. Hartz, part company.
Jakes O'Neii. in "The Dead Heart" follows
"Good Old Times" at tho Grand Opera House
Maeie Tempest has scorea heavily in
"Dorothy," which Is now pleasing Boston au
diences. Mns. LANGTBT has stopped all preparations
for "Hero and Leander," aud will do one of
Ibsen's plays instead.
Jons Keishei.Ii is to star next season In an
Irish play, under tho management of Davis
and Keogh.
De Wolf Hopfeb played 'The Lady or the
Tiger" at a matinee in St. Paul last week. It
proved as much of a failure there as it did at
Wallack'8 Theater.
Staccione, tbe premiere danseusa with
The Hustler," is but 18 years old. The
Spanish dance has proven one of the sensa
tions ot the season.
As entertainment will be given by tbe Old
Plantation Jubilee Singers next Saturday
night for tbe benefit of tbo families of the
dead miners at Mammoth.
Aftee her long Illness Miss Julia Marlowe
bas completely recovered ana will resume her
professional duties about the 1st of March un
der the management of Fred Blinson.
Harry B. Smith and Reginald de Koven's
"Robin Hood" or "Maid Marian," whichever It
will be called, is to bo produced at the Prince
of Wales Theater, London, February 5.
Colonel Alveiend's new play, 'The
Louisianan," will have a production In New
York next month. E. J. Henley and May
Hampton will have the principal parts.
Sadie Maetinot received over a cartload of
flowers during tbe engagement of "Dr. Bill" in
Boston. The Harvard boys, with whom she
was always a prime favorite, turned out eu
masse to welcome her.
Mb. Crables H. Hoyt and his business
partner, Mr. Charles W. Thomas, will be In
'Pittsburg, accompanied bv Mr. Frank McKeo.
their general manager, during the early part of
tho 'Trip to Chinatown's" engagement at tho
The new and novel Are fly effect which is
produced in "Good Old Times" at the Grand
Opera Honse next week, is said to be a'won
derful piece of mechanical skill. Fire flys are
seen during tbe action of tbe play flitting from
bush to bush.
Mollie Thompson, one of tbe comediennes
with "The Hustler," is a very talented and
versatile little lady. She Is a daughter of tbe
veteran John Thompson, of "On Hand" fame
and received her stage training in herfathers
cirapany. Miss Thumpsou bas a bright future
The "Crystal Slipper." that most gorgeous'
of extravaganzas, which made such a hit at the
Duquesne a month ago, returns next week, fol
lowing "Chinatown," for a week's engagement.
Eddie Foy has some new topical material
especially for this engagement, which is made
possible only by Mr. Henderson's "buying oft"
tbe attraction booked for tbe time. Tbe
"Slipper" Company contains 100 people and
will arrive by special train. The receipts of
the phenomenal engagement at the Boston
Theater last week were fittingly climaxed by
Saturday's business $4J00 in two performaces
despite a pouring rain.
ON Monday, Febraary 9, 'The Merry Mon
arch" will be presented in tbe Bijou Theater.
It is not often that a theatrical production of
any description is favored with such positive
and universal evidences of success as bas been
bestowed unnn Francis Wilson and company's
performance or tne operetta, "The Merry Mnn
arch." it was first seen at the Broadway
Theater. New York, on August 18. Its recep
tion was marked by more enthusiasm than
bad been seen Iu a New York theater
in a very long while, and the
next day tne news or tne success was emphas
ized in the daily papers by the most lavish
nraise from tho critics for the star, the music.
the libretto, tbo company and tbe manner of
production, it was one or U:te rare hits
peculiar to Ne York City alono. in which the
tile of success spreads over Broadway, through
tho hotels and into the theater lobbies and
ci ubs with the rapidity of tbe telegraph. Be.
fore tbe curtain fell on the last act all tbe pub
lic resorts were ringing with tbe uralses of
"Wilson's greatest achievement" in bis re
markable prosperous career.
An instance of a soldier's devotion to a
comrade was vividly brought back to the
memories of those who were mostly con
cerned, last Monday night.
Among the dead and dying on Fredericks
burg's bloody field on December 13, 1862,
lay a soldier of Company B, One Hundred
and Twenty-third Pennsylvania Regiment.
The terrible repulse of the Union troops was
accomplished, and they recrossed the Bap
pahanuock, torn and shattered. It was
about 3 or 4 o'clock. This soldier of Com
pany B was terribly wounded in the lee and
could not move. There he lay. fully conscious,
through the long, weary hours. The sun went
down on tho ghastly sceue, and the soldier's
hopes fled fast. He was bleeding to death.
Would help ever come to him? He had
become weary of watching the dark figures
moving among the dead and wounded for a
familiar face. It was nearly midnight. The
soldier had resigned hlmcelf to die. Suddenly
a familiar form appeared in tbe darkness. Tbe
wonnded man hardly dared trnst his eyes.
"Is that you. SariiT" he breathlessly asked.
"Thank God. Dave. I have found yon" was tbe
response, and tbe rescuer carried his friend
from tbe field into tbe friendly lines and to
medical aid.
The story was told by Comrade John W.
Mnreland, of Post 151, at the open meeting of
Post 545 last Monday evening. Tbo wounded
soldier was Comrade David Morrison, of Post
123. and hit rescuer. Comrade Samuel Warden,
of Post 545. Both belonged to the same regi.
ment and company. As Comrade Moreland
finished he handed to Comrade Warden a
beautifully engraved gold Past Commander's
badge, the gift of Comrade Morrison and the
members of Post 645. Both the comrades were
mnch affected as tbe story was told.
The open meeting was an enjoyable one.
There were recitations, songs and speeches.
Comrade Charles W. Gerwicr. of Post 128. ad
dressed tbe ladies in bis finest manner. Com.
rade John Reid. of Post 545. made an excellent
speech. Tbe ladies' auxiliary bad prepared a
delicious oyster sapper, which all enjoyed
after the entertainment.
The Soldiers' Home Commission.
Comrade Charles C. Shirk, ot Post 67, Erie,
was last Monday appointed a member of tbe
Soldiers' Home Commission by Department
Commander Denniston. Strong pressure was
brought to bear on tbe Department Commander
by the soldiers ana citizens of Erie, who have
made repeated efforts to have a resident mem
ber of tbe commission. Considering tbe great
work of the Grand Army and citizens of Erie
through whose efforts mainly the Home
there was instituted. Commander Dennis
ton could not refuse the request, and
Comrade Shirk, who was uuanimonsly
indorsed by soldiers and citizens, was ap
pointed. There was great rejoicing in Erie
when the appointment was announced last
week. The Erie papers strongly indorse the
Tbe Department Commander bad serious
difficulty in finding a place for the Erie mem
ber as all tbe members of tbe commission were
highly satisfactory. Tbe member whose terra
bad expired and who leaves the commission,
does so for no other reason than that the Erie
people were plainly entitled to a member on
the commission, and a place had to be made.
Tbe commission will organize in Erie some time
this month.
Captain Cooper's Bravery.
Captain James H. Cooper, who was last week
appointed by Governor Pattison to the position
of Keeper of tbe Arsenal of Harrlsburg, made
vacant by the death ot Captain Maloney. was a
brave soldier. At tbe outbreak of the war he
enlisted as a private In what afterward became
Battory B, First Artillery, Pennsylvania Re
serves. He was successively First Sergeant,
Second Lieutenant and Captain, attaining the
last rank August 2, 186L
Few other organizations bad a reputation
equal with "Cooper's Battery," the outgrowth
ot Captain Cooper's ackn- vledged efficiency
and gallantry. On the left at Fredericksburg.
December 13, 1862. after tbe attempt by General
Meade, with the Reserves, to break through
General Lee's line failed, for lack of promised
support, and the well directed fire of Battery B
alone prevented tbe enemy from forcing tbe
Union line General Reynolds, riding up to
Captain Cooper, said: "You are the bravest
man in the Army of tbe Potomac" Captain
Cooper lived at New Castle.
Post lSl's Memorial Service.
The deaths of departed comrades of Post 151
were commemorated In tbe Eighteenth Street
M, P. Churcb, Southside, last Sunday. Tho
services were elaborate ana were perhaps the
most imposing ever held on tbe Southside.
Women's Relief Corps No. 1 bad draped the
pulpit and empty chairs beautifully. Pou4L
128, 165, 157 and 235 were each present in a body,
and representatives of other posts attended.
Tne speeches aud muslo were of an excellent
Commander John S. Lambie of Post 8, de
livered tbe address of the day. Tbe comrades
thought they had never heard a finer one De
partment Commander Denniston mauo one of
bis characteristic addresses, from which tbe
comrades took much encouragement. Post 151
Is thankful to the posts tbat attended aud to
all wbo assisted.
The Department Encampment,
Three weeks from next Tuesday is tbe date
of tbe Department encampment. The arrange
ments are well in band. A committee is at
work in Altoona preparing for tbe delegates.
The department officials are in communication
with this committee and everything is reported
in excellent shape. The encampment will be a
specially interesting one. All indications point
to a red-hot contest for tbe Department Com
mandersbip. Four candidates are In tbe field.
Comrades Geo. G. Buyer, of Harnsburg; Will
lam D. Stauffer. of Lancaster: John P. Taylor,
or Mifflin county, and Samuel M. Trinkle, of
Matters relating to tbe encampment will be
considered by tbe Allegheny county delegates
next Saturday at the meeting in Municipal
Hall. A full attendance Is urged.
Along the Line.
Attention. Altoona delegatesl Don't for
get tbe meeting at Municipal Hall next Satur.
day evening.
As a novelty in tbe musical line tbe "Sun
flower concert" of Post 128 will take tbe cake
Go and see It, boys.
Comrade alexanceb G eat. of Post 88
wbo has been sick for some time at his borne
m Allegheny. Is very low.
Post 3 has received its section of;the cyclo
rama of Gettysburg. Tho exact disposition of
it bas no: yet been decided upon.
Tee Grand Army Band will clve a vocal and
instrumental concert on Thursday, February
28. Some well known vocalists will sing.
Post 4 is distinguished for a number of fine
singers, among whom are Comrades Anderson,
Peters, Onrsler, Rev.Mr.Oliver and Commander
ON tbe evening of Monday. February B,
Comrade Judge Slagle will deliver an address
at the meeting of Post 3. AH comrades are
cordially invited to be present.
A large number of comrades attended tbe
religious meeting at Carnegie Hall last Sun.
day In response to tbe invitation of D. W.
Whittle, the evangelist comrade Tbe ball was
Presidents of Circles Not. 6, 7, 11, 15, 21, 22,
23, 24, 33, 42 aud 60, Ladles of tbe G. A..R.. are
requested to meet at the Department Presi
dent's residence, 21 Knoll street, Allegheny,
next Tuesday at 2 o'clock p. M.
Post 157 on Thursday nlgbt decided to hold
Its annual memorial services for dead com
rades as usual on ine ounaay nearest to tbe
date of tbe organization of the post, March 29.
Place, Turner Hall, Forbes street.
TnE wives of members of Encampment No. 1,
U. V. L.. organized themselves into an auxili
ary Thursday evening.' Ofiicor were elected
and a name decided upon. Notice will be
given of the next meeting hereafter.
The benefit f or the'Soldier's Widows Home
to be given at tbe Standard Theater next Fri
day by Maiion
promises to be :
day by Mallon's Lyceum School of Acting,
a Dig success, it will be under
the ausoices of General Alex. Hay's Circle No.
KLadfooftbeG.A.R. . ,.
On Ifcsv Tuesday evening Mrr. Carrie V.
Sherrlff, Department President of the Ladles
of the G. A- R.. assisted by Emma K. Snead
also of Pittsbnrg,installedthe officers of anew
circii In Philadelnbla. Mrs. Kate Jones Is
FrHent of the new circle.
Comrade Ocksleb, of Post 4, Latrobe, Is
one of tne boys who knows bow to entertain his
old comrades when tbey visit him. This was
evidenced bv tbe spread be gave bis guests
from Pittshnrg on Friday night. Those who
partook or his bounty are loud in their prai se
f his hospitality and the fraternal kindness of
his noble vife and charming dangh ter.
Til E address of M. H. McLaughlin, of Com
pany B, Sixty-second Pennsylvania Volunteers,
is wanted by Dr. H. K. Beatty, No. 73 Fre
mont street. Allegheny, wbo has been 'ap
fiolnted special examiner In this case. Accord
ngtotbe information from the Pension De
partment, McLaughlin is confined to his bed
with rheumatism, and lives in the Third ward,
The arrangements for Post ES's presentation
of tbe "Fall of Atlanta" are progressing nicely.
Rehearsals will commence very soon. Tne cast
of characters Is almostcombleted. With a tew
exceptions it will be the same as last year.
Miss Lillian Borkbardt. Mrs. Carrie V. Sber
nff. Comrades Charles F. Sherriff and D. A.
Jones will sustain leading roles. Tbe play will
be given one week, commencing Monday, April
13, in the Grand Opera House
Instances illustrating tbe boundless charity
of the Grand Army are of frequent-occurrence.
Cbarles Matthews, an old soldier whoso rela
tives reside here, died at tbe Dayton Soldiers'
Home His mother and sister were too poor
to have the remains brought here. Tbey ap-
Eealed to the Grand Army of Allegheny, which
ad tbe body brought hern and buried with a
soldier's bonor" last Monday. Tbedead soldier
was not a member of the G. A. R. This is one
instance ot many.
Post 206 will have a house-warming next
Friday night at tbeir fine new post room.
Florence Hall, Arthur street. Department
Commander Denniston and staff will te pres
ent. Comiade W. J. Patterson, of Post 157,
wbo organized the post, will give a history of
itsorgantzaion.Comrade Sample, of Post 128,
Commander Lambie, of Post 3, and the always
entertaining chaplain of Post 206, Comrade
Lafayette, will address tbe audience. There
will also be a nnmber of well-known elocu
tionists and singers, including Post 1578 quar
tet. Dont miss it, tor it will be a btg thing.
Joseph Bennett, of Homestead, was 11
years, 1 month and 24 days old and 4 feet 9
Inches high when be enlisted as a drnmmer in
tbe Nineteenth United States Infantry at
Johnstown, and as the law would not allow him
to enlist before be was 13 years ot age his
father had enongh patriotism in hitn to stale
that he was the required age He served all
through the war and saw some of the severest
fiehtintr. but escaned without a wound. At
present be belong to Post 181. located at Brail
dock. It Is claimed for him tbat he is the
youngest veteran of the civil war. He will be
41 years of age in June.
Post 2153 fair came to close last night after
a successful run of two weeks. Entertain
ments, dancing, ete, were features. An enjoy
able entertainment was given Thursday even
ing. Mrs. Dr. Miller. Miss Clara Powelson,
David and Bertie Moore, James Calhoun and
others assisted. Post 3 visited tbe fair on
Tuesday evening. On the same evening tbe
children ot the Westlako School were present.
On Friday eventug the children of the Stevens
School were visitors. The Luckey School
visited during the first week. The different
schools engaged In a. sharp contest for a flag.
General A. A, HuitPHBEra' Circle Ladies
of tbe G. A. R. held a very enjoyable enter
tainment at their ball, in Mlllvale borough,
Monday evening. After a delicious sup
per the guests adjourned to the hall,
where they were entertained with somo
excellent music, both vocal and instru
mental: also some choice recitations by Mrs.
Sweltzer. of McKeesport, and Miss Hay.', of
the same place. Quite a delegation from Posts
128 and 250 were present. After the entertain
ment Comrade Gerwig, of 128, presented Past
Commander S. Warden, of 545. with a hand.,
some gold badge, from tbo comrades of 545.
Past Commander D. C. Morrison, of 128, re
sponded in behalf of Comrade Warden In a
neat and appropriate speech, followed bv Com
rade Reed in one of bis breezy off-hand
speeches. Altogether, the eveningwas a pleas
ant one and one well spent by all.
Post 4, Latrobe, Pa., held an open meeting
for Installing the new officers on Friday even
ing. The new Commander is tbe Rev. J. C.
Miller, of the M. E. Church. Comrade Miller
carried a musket during the lato unpleasant
ness, being a private In Company H, Ninth
Pennsylvania Reserves. He lost bis left arm at
tne Dattle of Gaines' Mill in the seven days'
flzht. Post 4 is noted for iu fighting preachors.
t Department Commander Denniston was pres
ent ana aenverea a practical nuu cumusuauu
address. Mrs. Bray, of Greensburg. President
of the Auxiliary Ladles' Circle of G. A. R.,
captured tbe bonse in a pointed and humorous
speech. Addresses were also made by Com
rkdM T. O. Samnle. of Post 128. X. S. Rees. of
Post 157, Dr. Sullen, of Post 151, and others. If
was a rea-ietter nignt ior .rosi .
Sons of Veterans.
A delegation from Camp S3 attended the
meeting of Camp O. Sbarpshurg.
An order bas been Issued for another court
martial in this city A member of Davis Camp
will be on the defensive.
The first meeting of Camp 102; with tbe new
officers In command, will be held next Tues
day. A good meeting is expected.
Camp 263, of Mansfield, bas five recruits to
muster at the next meeting. Camp 333 crack
muster team will show bow It is done
The commissioned officers of Camp 163 at
tended the Installation and open meeting of
Camp 139, Sharpshurg, on Friday evening.
Mbs. Ada L. Shannon, of Philadelphia,
Division President of the Ladies' Aid Socie
ties, is in Pittsburg. She expects to visit all
societies In this vicinity before returning East.
She is the guest of Mrs. Colonel W. L. Foulk,
507 Fifth avenue
Camp 139, Sbarpsburg, bad Its open installa
tion and camp fire on Friday; according" to pro
gramme. Judge Advocate John A. Wood, of
McKeesport, was the installing officer. Judge
Collier's address wa an excellent one. Quite
a number of visiting brothers were present.
The invitations for the Martha Washington
reception of Ladles' Aid Society No. 5, auxil
iary to Camp 162, are out. At tbe special meet
ing last Tuesday tbe ladles decided to bold it at
tbe Monongahela Honse Tho affair will be
one of the finest of tbe season. Monday,
February 23, is tbo date. Guentber's Orchestra
will play. Invitations must be presented.
Use Horsford'a Acid Phosphate.
Dr. W. B. Gillies, Winnipeg. Manitoba, says:
"I have used it In a typical case of indigestion
with biliousness, and found it to be, without
exception, the best thing I ever used in such
Dabbs says he is making more real fine
crayon portraits than for several yean past.
Chambeklain's Cough Remedy gives
great satisfaction, and is highly recom
mended bv all who have used it. It cannot
be beat for the purposes for which it is
intended. P. Glynn,
ivsu Merchant, Gleuwood, O.
Dabbs' photographs are being more ap
preciated than ever, and he is receiving the
highest compliments.
Household goods packed for shipment.
Hauoh & Keeitah. 33 Water street.
20ol SOol 20ol
50o, 75o,$l aaxd- TT-p-w-ax-cil
Our great February sale of Underwear is now In fall blast We sho pyramids of
theai. Piles upon piles, every color, for men, women and children. Ton have choice of
this immense stock for the ridiculously low price of 20e per garment, sold formerly at 0c,
75c, $1 and up. These cuts in prices are genuine. Seductions real and uweeplng. It'
the strongest claim eTer made for yonr patronage by any dealer. There la downright good
ness in quality, and prices tell the sfry of the greatest bargain eTer shown in this section.
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Always the First to Introduce Any
New Novelty, This Time
The Wonderful Talking Board.
The Ouija is, without doubt, the
most interesting-, remarkabls and
mysterious production of the nine
teenth century. It3 operations are
always interesting and frequently
invaluable, answering as it does
questions concerning the past,
present and future with marvelous
accuracy. It furnishes never-failing
amusement and recreation for
all classes, while for the scientific
or thoughtful its mysterious move
ments invite the most careful re
search and investigation appar
ently forming the link which unite3
the known with the unknown, the
material with the immaterial It
forces upon us the conviction that
a great truth was contained in the
statement of the Danish Prince:
'There are more things in Heaven
and Earth, Horatio, than were ever
dreamed of in thy philosophy."
PRICE, $1 49.
Come- anil Ssb TM3oflilsrfnl Game.
Sixth St. and Penn Ave.
Will boy a good seo
ond-hand Sewing
Macbino at
Domestic Office
No. 8 Sixth Br,
Domestic Sewing Machine and
Domestic Patterns.
Medium-weights. Exclusive specialties la
patterns and fabrics. Latest correct styles.
H. & O. F. AHLERS,
420 Smithfield street. Telephone 133
On tbe upper lip, chin, cheeks and throa
destroyed forever without pain, scar, shoo
trace or injury oy
Bv Dr. 3. VanDyck,
502 Penn. iv. This is a
purely scientific ope- (
ration and is indorsed
bv all pbysicans and
surgeons of eminence
as being the only
method In tbe world
by which hair can be
destroyed forever.
Every lady with hair
on ber face knows to
her sorrow tbat tbe
use of depelatnrles.tbe
tweezers, scissors and
razor, all make these uairs grow harsher.
coarser.uarKerana more numerous.
Ladies If nature bas unkindly provided you
with this obnoxious growth of hair don't neg
lect vour case another dav, but consult Dr.
VanDyck at once and have it destroyed for
ever. Red nose, enlarged vIns of the nose, coarse,
deep Dores, birthmarks, moles, wart., wens,
cysts, rough, red bana, pimples, flesh worms,
black beads, liver spots, eczema, prurigo (in
tense itching), and all skin diseases success
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Nervoos prostration, nervons debility (vital
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the joints, and pain in any part of the body,
successfully treated by Electro Therapeutics
bv Dr. Van Dyck.
'Patient at a distance can receive all Informa
tion by describing their cases ana Inclosing 6s
in stamns.
Dr. Van Dyck is making very remarkable
curevhere among our best families. Both sexes
treated. Never in onr nation's history bas
there been such a prevalence at mental and
nervous ailments and conditions as at the pres
ent time. Call or address
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Hours 9 A. Jt. to 8 P. if. Sundays 9 to 3.
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