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Describes Attack by Portu Portuguese Portuguese Portuguese ¬
guese Warships When Rev Revolution Revolution Revolution ¬
olution Began BeganNEW BeganNEW BeganNEW
NEW YORK Oct 2L 24A lA A thrilling thrillingstory thrillinct thrillingstory
story t ry of the bombardment of Lisbon LJsboiiduring LIsboud Lisbonduring
during d llrlng the revolution by four of the thebattleuhipe theattlesblp thebattleshipe
battleuhipe attlesblp of the Portuguese navy navymanned n navymanned vy vymanned
manned by rebels was related today today tod f by byGeorge byGeorge byGeorge
George Banchore cf Boston when he liearrived henrrived henrrived
nrrived on the Cincinnati of the Ham HamburgAmerican HamburgAmerican HamburgAmerican ¬
burgAmerican line lineI IInsI lineI
I was a a passenger paa enler on board the Cap CapBlanco CiPBlanco CapBlanco
Blanco which arrived In the harbor harborof barboro harborof
of o Lisbon from Brazil on October 4 4the 4the dthe
the day the revolution r volution broke out said saidMr saidM1 saidMr
Mr Banchon BanchonOur BinchorOur BanchoreOur
Our ship got Into the harbor h rbor about1u about aboutlo
lo a m of that day It was a beauti beautiful betLutitul beautiful ¬
ful day and we were all on deck watch watchIng watchIng watching
Ing the shore There was no apparent apparentJgn apJHlrentbl1l apparentsign
sign > Jgn at that time of any revolution In lafact Infact infact
fact we were impressed with the continued con contmued contmued
tmued quiet that appeared to rest over
Lisbon LisbonWe LI LisbonWe bon bonHVC
HVC We were much interested In four
Portuguese battleships that lay at anchor an anchor anh ¬
chor h r In the harbor and I spent some sometime somotime sometime
time watching the men m n on them at atwork atrk att
work t rk They appeared ap red to be very hap
Py and I could see them running runnln up upand upand upand
and down the decks and the officers oC officers cers
issuing orders To me it appeared as
if they were preparing to sail sailNot sailNot sailNot
Not Allowed to Dock DockWe DockYe DockWe
We Ye were much surprised to hear that thatwe thatwe thatwe
we could not dock About 11 oclock oclockthat oclo oclothat oclocthat
that morning a roan rowed out to the thehlp thehip theship
ship hip and I asked him to row me ashore ashoreIn ashoreIn ashoreIn
In reply he dropped his oar and drew drewMs drewIlls drewhis
Ms finger across his throat throatThe throatuThe throatThe
uThe The royal flag ag was flying 1I ing above the
forts scattered about the t e harbor A
feeling tf t r unrest became apparent sud su < < l ¬
denly denl and we saw armed men walking walklD walklDup
up and down the wall along the harbor harborPromptly harborHPromptly harborPromptly
Promptly at 12 1 oclock sharp we saw sawthe sawthe I
the flag on one of the forts lowered and andalmost andalmost
almost instantly the guns of th the four fourbattleships fourLattleshlps fourLatUeships I
battleships began belching forth their theirmissiles theirmissiles I
missiles of death and destruction It all allhappened allhafpened allhappened
happened so quickly that it was not notuntil notuntil notuntil
until ten or fifteen minutes later that thntwe lh thatwe t twe
we realized that a revolution hal halbroken halbroken halbroken
broken out outThe outThe outThe
The bombarding of the city of Lis
London Paper Prints Story Placing Blame Blameof of the Revo Revolution Revolution Revolution ¬
lution and Loss of Manuel Manue s Crown Upon UponGreat UponGreat pon ponGreat
Great Financial Interests
LONDON Oct H MThat That the revolution revolu revolution reolutJon ¬
tion in Portugal which hurled Manuel Manueloff Manueloft I
off his throne was as brought about by byhlg bybig I Ihlg
hlg financial Interests te th the declaration declarationof i ioC
of the political writer of the London LondonPenny LondonPenny LondonPenny
Penny Illustrated paper which makes makesa makeu
a u specialty of International political politicalnews poUtlc politicalnews 1 1ne
news ne The natural feeling of revolt revoltamong revoltamong revoltamong
among the Portugese people the writer writerdeclares writerdeclares writerdeclares
declares was fostered to the point of ofan otan ofan
an uprising uprisingWhen uprl uprisingWhen iu iuVhen
When Vhen the Portuguese Portugue e minister ml er of offinance offJnance offinance
finance fJnance informed the Colossal Charter Chartered Chartered Chartered ¬
ed Company of Mozambique that the thegovernment theIroernm thegovernment
government Iroernm nt contemplated Imposing in increased increaBed increased ¬
creased taxes upon both the profits of ofthe oCthe ofthe
the company and alto al o upon Its property propertyin
in Southeastern Southea tern Africa composed compo ed of a afleet RIfeet afleet
fleet of river steamers extensive gold goldmining soldmining goldmining
mining machinery mAchlner tramways and an animmense anImmense animmense
immense area of Indiarubberbearing Indiarubberbearingterritory Indlarubberbearlngterritor3 Indiarubberbearingterritory
territory says the paper the fall of ofthe otthe ofthe
the gevernment get ernment and nd with it the house houseof bouleof houseof
of Braganga was IUS insured insuredKins IwnrrooKi lnseredKing
King Ki Edwards friendship for the theMarquis theMrquis theMarquis
Marquis de Several the Portuguese Portugueseminister POttugue Portugueseminister e emlnlBter
minister in England made action temporarilv temp temporarily temJrarll ¬
orarily rarll impossible for the King Kln could couldalways couldalwas couldalways
always contrive In the thousand tho < 1nd and amione antlone andone
one ways that were open to him to tocheckmate tocheckmate tocheckmate
checkmate any an hostile move that ema emanated emanated emanated ¬
nated from rom England or Paris against againstthe againstthe againstthe
the powers that were In Portugal PortugalCleared PortulalCleared PortugalCleared
Cleared the Way WayHis WayHis WayIlls
His death made the way clear for the theEnglish theEnglish theEnglish
English and French wire Jre pullers King KingEdward Kln KlnEdrd KingEdward
Edward was OJ quite aware that the thedangers th8dangers thedangers
dangers at Lisbon were not from therepublicans the therepublicans therepubllcalUl
republicans in Portugal but from those thosewho thO thosewho e ewho
who would use them as instruments instrumentsbon Instrumentsbon Instrumentsbon
bon by b the four Portuguese e battleships
lasted for exactly oxactl two and a half haJ hours hoursForts hoursForts hoursForts
Forts Battered Down DownOne DownOne DownOne
One by one the forts were crumpled crumpledunder crumpledI crumpledunder
I under the heavy heaV fire of the battleships bfcUleshlpsThe bat1eehllHiThe battleshipsThe
The surprising part of it all was that thatnot thatnot thatnot
not an answ answering an w ing ng shot came from any anyof anyof 1IlYof
of the forts or from the shore shoreShortly 8horoShortly shoreShortly
Shortly after the last flag was 88 lower lowered lowercd lowered ¬
ed we e saw the royal flag on the Neces I
Their use has bB cost co t these gentleman gentlemanabout gentlemenabout eoUemen eoUemenabout
about aoeTOO 006 pounds JlOOMW 100U J a sutrawhich sum sumwhich 8U1I1which
which In gold was transferred tran terred to to Opor Oporto Oporto Oporto ¬
to 3 a few weeks wee1 ago The money JO ey was washanded washtndld washanded
handed over to the central revolution revolutionary revolutionary revolutionary ¬
ary committee and under the super supervision supervision UP r rvision ¬
vision of a former English officer was wasused wasused s su
used u partly partl for the payment of a con considerable ¬
I siderable corps of hired filibusters who whoat wh whoat
at the psychological moment blocked blockedcuttings blockedcutUnga blockedcuttings
I cuttings and tunnels blew up bridges bridgestore bridgestore bridgestore
tore up rails cut the th telegraph wire wireand wireand wiresand
and did all manner of things to Isolate Isolatethe iaoltethe isolatethe
the Portuguese Portu eae capital c ltal from the rest restof restof restof
of the world worldGate worldGate worldGate
Gate to South Africa AfricaKing AfricaKing AfricaKing
King Georges government had h d no nocognizance nocognlzanco nocognizance
cognizance of what was 88 being plannedbut planned plannedbut plannodbut
but now It will have the felicity ef eflearning oflearning
learning that the republic is prepared preparedto
to offer at a very ery stiff price prJ Delagoa Delagoabay De1arOI Delagoabay
bay to t > England Iard And so at last will bo boacquired boacquired boacquired
acquired the true gale to South Africa AfricaSeveral AtrlcaSeeral AfricaSeveral
Several great corporations are holders hold holders bolders ¬
ers of shares in the Mozambique Com Company Company Company ¬
pany Notably there Is the great Oceans OceansCompany OceanaCompany
Company orepan which was the t e Inspiration of ofan ofan
an AngloTeutonic millionaire who ho has hasconsistently haswnsletently
consistently + exhibited a pleasure In
fishing t rhlnS In the troubled waters of politl politlcocnrrmercUl pollUoeorrmerclal
cocnrrmercUl finance flnaD < < It was such In ¬
terests a 88 these the e that pulled the wires wiresof wiresof
of the supreme council of the revolu ¬
tionary tlonar committee comrnitt In Portugal Portugalnance
Thee These interests have ve I bellped > elped to ft ftnAnce finahoe
nance many a scheme of conflicting corUetln lni in
ternational Interests but in the roman romantic rOmAntic romantic ¬
tic adventure of upsetting a r royal yai house housesubsidizing housesubektizlrig ttuse ttuse8ubIJktlzlll
subsidizing 8ubIJktlzlll an army arm and navy and em emplcylng emplying
I plying an English En hth exofficer of the
Dragoon Dra oon Guards to isolate from the therest therest
rest tSt of the world a Europen capital
I the Congo ono and Mozambique group of
financiers has ha rteen d en to a record In the thechronicles theChlonldes thechronlcles
chronicles of cosmopolitan intrigue intrigueI IntrlpsJdade Intriguesidades
I sidades palace lowered A few minutes minuteslater minuteslater minuteslater
later the first of the Battleships sudden suddenly suddenly suddenly ¬
ly stopped Then we I saw < < w the royal royalstandard royalstandard royalstandard
standard again flying from the castle castleThe ca castleThe tle tleThe
The royalists royall ts we learned later had hadrallied hadrallied
I rallied and temporarily temporartl beaten off the therevolutionists therevolutlonlst therevolutionists
revolutionists < Within the next twen twenty twentv twenty ¬
ty minutes the flag had been lowered loweredagain locredgaln loweredagain
again galn and the flag of the revolution revolutionists reY revolutionists lutlon ¬
ists run up
Full Military Honors to Be BePaid BePaid BePaid
Paid Veteran at atArlington atArlington atArlington
Arlington ArlingtonWith r
With Vlth full military m11ltary honors honoree the body of ofCapt orCapt ofCapt
Capt Eoctus A Pratt a veteran of o the thecivil thechU thecivil
civil war and holder of one of the few fewGettysburg fewGettSburg fewGettysburg
Gettysburg valor medals med ls will 111 be laid l kl tQ torest tQreet tQrest
rest tomorrow afternoon In the National NationalCemetery NationalCfmetery NationalCemetery
Cemetery at Arlington Services will be beheld beheld beheld
held at the family residence 1423 Har Harvard Harv8rd Harvard ¬
vard street streetCaptain streetCaptain streetCaptain
Captain Pratt died at his home after a abrief abrl abrief
brief brl f illness of old age He was sev seventyfour MV8ntfour seventyfour ¬
entyfour years old oldBorn oldBorn oldBorn
Born In Durham Durh m N Y Sept 1 188 188Captain 188G 188GI 1116Captain
I Captain Pratt entered Yale University Unlnr lty In InMM
11 MM being graduated with high honon hononfour honontour honorsfour
four years later For a number of years yearshe year3he yearsbe
he taught school in Georgia until the theincreasing theIncreaslng theincreasing
increasing bitterness forced him to re return return return
turn to New York At the outbreak of ofthe otthe ofthe
the civil war he enlisted as a private In Inthe Inthe inthe
the Ninetythird New York Regiment RegimentI
I Three years later lat r he was rmmisaVned rmmisaVnedcaptain inmiseirnedcaptain mlS8Jmed mlS8JmedcPtaln
captain by Abraham Lincoln and at atsiKned H atslned
siKned t to a colored regiment regimentHe regimentHe regimentHe
He was twice wounded first in the theshoulder theshoulder theshoulder
shoulder at Olustee Fla In l 1SCi i and andlater andlater andlater
later in the same year while on scout scoutduty scoutduty out outI
I duty on the Darbytown Darby town road His sec second second seeand ¬
ond injury cost him his left arm and andon andI andon
I on this account he was discharged from fromthe tromthe fromhe
the he service > > In January Januar of the follow following tollowy followlug ¬
lug year yearHe y yearHe er erHe
He obtained a position In the War De Department Department Department ¬
partment shortly afterward afterward and served serveduntil senedI serveduntil
until 1SS3 when he resigned to go Into Intoteen IntobueJne intobusiness
I bueJne business In Minneapolis nneapoUs Minn linn Four Fourteen Fourteen
teen years later l ter he was reappointed to tothe tothe tothe
the War Department Dop rtment where he remain remained remained remained ¬
ed until his death deathCaptain deathCaptain deathCaptain
Captain Pratt was a member of theJohn the theJohn theTohn
John A Rawlins Poet G A R at atMinneapolis atltnn atMinneapolis
Minneapolis ltnn BpoIl and was at one time its itscommander j
commander He was also a member f fof I Iof
of the Loyal Lesion LesionCaptain IAnlonaptaln ion ionCaptain
I Captain < Pratt te survived by his wife wifeformerly wileformerly wifeformerly
formerly city Miss Sarah L 1 Nouree of this thiscity thiseity thiscity
CHICAGO Oct 34 324Lewis WLe Lewis Lamed Co Coburn CoI
I burn attorney and clviciat Is dead He Hewas Hewas
was 1 the founder of the Union League
Clu Club and was wa Its i t8 tint president preaIdent deal He Hewas Hewaa Hewas
was seventyfive years of old
As Flesh Producer Workhouse W orkhou se Has Few If Any Equals EqualsAccording EqualsI EqualsAccording
According to Superintend Superintendent ent e t Whitaker Whi er Whose Fig Figures FiguresShow FiguresShow ¬
ures uresShow Show Excellent Exc llent Results With Prisoners
Persens desiring to increase in rease their theirwefgbt theirweight theirweight
weight are advised to seek a term In Inthe inthe inthe
the workhouse at Oecoqaon Ooooq on Va VaAs VaAa VaAs
As a flesh producer the institution institutionaccording inStitution inStitutionaccordln institutionaccording
according accordln to Supt W V H H Whitaker Whitakerotters Whitakeroreers Whitakerotters
otters an excellent opportunity to those thoseof tbOHOf thoseof
of slender means and slender frames A Athirty Athlrt Athirty
thirty thlrt days day sentence is guaranteed to tobring tobrlnJ tobring
bring results If not satisfied the seek seeker 25esker seeker ¬
er after weight wel < < ht after the usual legal legalformalities legaltormaUUM legalformalities
formalities may obtain another sentonce sen sentence sentonce ¬
tonceSuperintendent tonce tenceSuperintendent tonceSuperintendent
Superintendent Whitaker today to y sub submitted submitted submitted ¬
mitted to the t e Commissioners Commls lonen a list of offifty orftr offifty
fifty ftr prisoners showing their weight on onarrival ORarrival onarrival
arrival and when discharged All those thosewho tho thosewho e ewho
who served over fifteen days day gained In Inavoirdupois InOinlupols inavoirdupois
avoirdupois avoirdupoisSWEET avoirdupoisSWEET Oinlupols OinlupolsSWEET
Rev E Hez HezSwem Swem Advises Wash Washington Washington Washington
ington Women on How to Es Escape Escape Escape ¬
cape Being Old Maids MaidsCultivate MaidsCultivate MaidsCultlyat
Cultivate a sweet dkwaittoH dl pralUOR and and andch becheerful be becheerful
cheerful ch 4rtUI and unselfish u 25lft h was cot the advice adviceof adviceot adviceof
of the Rev Re E Hez He Swem in the fourth fourthof flJ rtJt trthof rtJtor
of a series of sermon on UHowWuh UHowWuhIngton How HowwashIngton Wash Washington ¬
ington Women Can Marry arry at atT Typo Typographical T Tgraphical Fo Fographlcal ¬
graphical Temoie lam night nl nightThe ht i iThe I
The great trouble with roost roostwonts roostwontsnowulay wumoo1 wumoo1noWadIlY woman womannowaday
nowaday said Id Dr Swim is that they theyprotoad theypretend I
pretend 16t > c me menhaters and Dd grit as con conaoqitence C041sequence
sequence 1te Ce they tbe scare re off of JIMmY d4s4rxble d4s4rxblehtwbands d4 ddlrablehabands rablfI rablfIhUlibands
htwbands Another obstacle o > in I the way wayof waytt wayor
of women marrYing Jna In this city fe s their theirassumed theirassumed 1 1ASsuUMd
assumed independence Ind endOtnee If the women womenof womenof i
of Washington hl on would aa aMUme um the atti attitude atdtude attlnude ¬
tude that our grandmothers assumed assumedthere aaoumedthere eeUIIMdthere
there would be fewer old maids ia the theCapital theCaplta1 theCapital
Capital City CityCIVIL CityCIVIL I
Civil ServIce examinations are being
held today In fourteen fourt Western States Statesand Stat Statesand 8 8and
and In Florida Michigan Minnesota Minnesotaand Mlnne Minnesotaand ota otaand
and Alaska to fill vacant positions in the theassistant theBMlstant theassistant
assistant forest ranger corps
I Iare
Superintendent Sup r1Rte1t418Dt TOritaRers atef atefare sestbaas sestbaasare
are not tho thorp e of a rest cure curebut etIIebttt ssaitarium ssaitariumbut
but are areJR most 8t successful 1I1 MvertltalesB MvertltalesBThe MvenlleIeMThe nevertkeiessTheprisoners
The Theprisoners prisoners are given three meals a
day Breakfast consists CODIIt ts of a cereal cerealmeat e cerealmeat < < eal ealme
meat me t and Dd coffee A light I ltt lonebeonconsisting luncheon luncheonconsisting laneheollcon
consisting con latlng of soup or bread and coffee
is It served 58n at midday
For dinner the men have meat or
flh one 0 t > or two vegetables bread oo cof ¬
fee and sonKtraw sometimes fruit fruitCblCken fruit fruitChicken roltChicken I
Chicken occupied a prominent pine pineon place placeon pIaee6ft
on the Mil of fare last Ja t summer as it itcould Itcould itcould
could be obtained from the tbermers sttrrotutdtng
farmers rmers at less than t aR the price of beef beefThe beetThe beefThe
The Instructions In tructioDa ef the theare Commission Commissionare Commlasionrs Commlasionrsare
are to give the men plenty of wholesome whole wholesome ¬
some food This combined with the theopenair theopenair
openair method of living 1tyfn has w resulted resultedIt
It is said most mo t beneficially beneAciailyMRS bMAcIIlyMRS beneficiallyMRS I
Report Denied at Home Where It ItIs ItIs
1 Is Explained She Is Suffer Suffering Suffering Suffering ¬
ing From Cold ColdAt ColdAt ColdAt
At the the home ORN at Mrs I1L Levi Ley Z Letter Lettertoday lAk lAkteday Lakertoday
today reports of 3trs Letters ttteess Illnesswere ttteesswere lime limedenI
were denied denI It was stated she e is IS suf suffering IAItterl suffering ¬
fering terl from a cold contracted eontraetecIlat last week weekI weekIn weekIn
I In the country and that her herpk physician physicianbag physicianhas
bag ba given orders for her to tt remain in inher Iaber Isher i
her room but is not oonfin eon twnflned ne4 d to her herbed hri hribed beiGresg
bed Dr Gregg Curtis is th 1M attending attendingpltysfoan ajfendIngpiirs1eian eacIag eacIagn
pltysfoan n and Mrs Joseph LeIter ie ieLfKi Isw
w w1tk LfKi il lt MUrJjtMnH IAlt Loiter < < xgseIl set t LeIter the the1s
lafiHrfe a i jB Ii U Chicago Chicagoj ChicagoBAN Oblca ChicagoBAN o oBAN
NEW EW YORK Oct St 4TIte Th new w notice noticereyiim noIkerCJime netkeregime
regime will apply the official broom to toXew toNew toNew
New Yorks Chinatown All the white whitepersons wblteJHltSlO whitepersons
persons JHltSlO in that th t belt will Ve ordered out outand outd outand
and d the buildings will be condemned condemnedwherever eftndemnedwherever
wherever necessary N8ary to accomplish that thatend thatend
lend end Sights S Sightseeing htMetng fng parties 1Nl f Will be ex exeluded oxeluded z zeluded
eluded from th the district after midnight inidnlehtand midnightand tIIdBIJbtzDd
and f fake oke opium o ium dens and Jd Joss oee houses houseswill housesjll houseswill
will jll be included in the ban
Establishment baniag Damaged d by byFire byFire b Y YFire
Fire Declared a Common CommonNuisance CommonNuisanceu CommonNuisance
Nuisance in Petiti Petition PetitionDeclaring PetitionJt ni niDeclaring
Declaring Jt < < it to be a a common commonnuisance commonnuisance mon moniaaace
nuisance iaaace a alter of residents have haveofrwardwd ha haotrwa haveofrwar4ed
otrwa ofrwar4ed ofrwardwd 41d to the Commissioners a petition pe petition ptUttOR ¬
tition protesting against aph t theisenance theisenanceof the issuance issuanceof an < < 6 6of
of a permit permitfoe for the repair of a stable stableowned stab eowned e eOWDed
owned by J Edward E4wardChapman Chapman in inHanover inI InHanover
Hanover street between X Nand an 0 and andNorth andxwUa andforth
North Capitol and First streets streetsThe streetTbe streetsThe
The seaMe was damaged dalag recently by bya byI bya
a are in which a number of horses horsesw bon horsesweae s sI
I w weae e Killed The upper floors are oc occupied occupMd occupied ¬
cupied by It a paper box 1 ox factory while whilethe whUeI whilethe
I the stable 1tIe proper is seated to Musk RuskBailey bskBailey MuskBailey
Bailey contractors for the Street StreetCleaning StreetCletU1lng StreetCleaning
Cleaning Department This This rti building buildingis l1dln l1dlnJa
is not constructed eoo tnaeted properly for th thhousing thhOu the thehousing
hOu housing lng of a considerable number of ofhorses ofbor ofhorses
horses bor ea says p the petition pe OIL Neither Neitheris
is it suitably Ita bly constructed for use as IS abox a abox aNX
box factory factoryKo taetoryXoMrlooa factoryleo
Ko XoMrlooa serious attein attempt t was made ma4 to toconstruct toeonatr1let toconsiruet
construct this thl building bull4tl in I a a fireproof fireproofmanner fireproofmeaner reproofmaaaer
manner although it is the repository repositoryef re lton ltonoC
ef f much Inflammable material W Vo Vosubmit 0 esubmit 0aul
submit aul Mlt that in common Justice Ju Uce to us usi u5I usi
i isc not ot right that our property propertyshould propertyIIhooI4I propertyshould
should be thus thu exposed to destruc destruction detruUou destruction ¬
tion We further submit that this thisstructure thistructtre thisetruettre
structure has greatly ntly deteriorated the thevalue thealue thevalue
value alue of our property propertyMorris propertyXorrk propertydOrrla
Morris Hacker building build inspector inspectorsaid Inspectorld inspectorsaid
said ld today that before the t e fire the thebuilding thebaUdlng thebuilding
building was within ithin the regulations regulationsIt
It IE II understood that the residents residentswill re residentswill tdents tdentswtU
will appeal apJ el to the Commissioners c lMfoners for fora fora or ora
a hearing on the subectMULES subject subjectMULES sultjectMULES
MEXICO EXICO Mo Io Oct 34Several Several record recordtlon recordpriee8 recordprices
prices bare ve Mea made In the mule sec sectlota seetios
tlon of offore o Kb Missouri our1 this year but meter be before before
fore in history hi tory have they been sold by bythe bythe bythe
the pound poundFletcher poundI
I Fletcher P1et 1a < < Affllck of Shelby county recently re recently reI ¬
cently sold to Mr Crump of Clarence ClarenceMo ClarencMo ClarenePMo
Mo a If span of mule at at t cents a apound a apcuDd aend
I pound endThe poundThe pcuDdThe
The animals are now on full feed and andwill andwill andwill
will be delivered In a few weeks
4i1 f r f l r 1 p CZ 0 wJ 2 < It ti V 1 C Cfir
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By Reading These Paragraphs You Can Join the Club Intelligently
1 The Club is composed of 500 members
2 Yrhe The value of the t he Club pian piano o is 350
3 The price to Club members is 263
4 There are no extras of any kind added to the price
5 Terms are 5 entrance fee which is credited to your account when you u join join Then 150 a weefe weefe6T we wee kF kFThe N >
6T 6 The piano is delivered to you when you Join You dont have to wait till the club lub is filled
7 Every instrument is guaranteed without reserve for Five Years a guarantee as strong stron as we know knowhow knowhow knowhow
how to write it
8 If after ter 30 o days trial the piano is not satisfactory we will give give you your money back
9 After the 30 days the Club member has the balance of one year y in which to satisfy himself as to the thecharacter thecharacter thecharacter
character of the piano If he is not then t n satisfied with it he has the privilege of exchanging itWITHOUT it itWITHOUT itVITHOUT
WITHOUT ONE PENNYS LOSS for any other instrument on our floors of equal or greater greatervalue greatervalue eater eatervalue
value Every cent cen paid by Club member memb r on the Club piano will be applied to the new piano pianoselected pianoselected pianoselected
10 If a Club member dies before completing payment for the piano W V F FREDERICK PIANO COwill CO COwill COwi11
will immediately send a receipt in full to the family
11 1 t A book of RebateCoupons like a bond is given ven tq each member 172 17 Coupons covering the 172 172weekly 172weekly 172weekly
weekly payments Each Coupon paid in advance of the terms earns a cash rebate of 25c 5c
HIS is the largest single si gle transaction involving the retailing of pianos pianosever pianosev pianosever
THIS ever ev r made in this country This is s the largest Piano Club ever ter formed formedL formedfor
I a L for it must be borne qrne i in mind min d that while vhil the Washington W ashin ton Frederick F r derick Piano PianoClub PianoClub
forming formingsuch Club Clu b will soil 1 consist consIst of 500 members this i hl s Company is IS forming THREE THREEsuch THREEsuch
such Clubs ClubsPittsburg Pittsburg having been completed with 500 members membersFrederick and Cleveland ClevelandFrederick ClevelandFrederick
Frederick Club to follow us with 500 00 members Think tuns ot it itISOO 1500 Frederick FrederickClub FrederickClub FrederickClub
Club members 1500 1 500 pianos pianosas as many as most piano factories make in a yearTHE year yearTHE yearTHE
THE FREDERICK CLUB PIANO is is a go good piano Dependable Dependabletrustworthy Dependabletrustworthyvorthyof Dependabletrustworthyworthy
trustworthy trustworthyvorthyof worthy of a place in any mans man s home It Itisa is a 350dollar piano pianoand pianoand pianoand
and is worth 350 dollars measured by usual retailing standards Not only is it itworth itvoIth itworth
worth 350 dollars but it it sells for 350 dollars oars in hundreds hund eds of o piano stores allover all allover allover
over the land landAnd landAnd landAnd
And we are selling them cheap
Club Members g gIt get et this piano for 263 2 63 dollars dollarsIt
It is our falls work v ark to sell these pianos Not our exclusive work however howeverSelling hoveverSelling howeverSelling
Selling b bd these 500 Club pianos is 1s our falls task in addition to our regular day dayto daytoday to today ¬
day d aY piano business of selling the KNABE KNA BEr HARDMAN AR D MA N and other pianos pianosTo pianosTo pianos pianosTo
To facilitate this work we hit upon forming this gigantic Club A Piano PianoClub PianoClub PianoClub
= Club of 500 members each an and every ever one oneof xf whom will vill enjoy enjoy precisely the thesame theame
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