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I Kodel 846.
ry Pair Positively Gearante
Main Street.
lailftff P'iL
4:' 1 A chance to brighten the
large line
I QasGoi
S Jacob Block, Monroe S
' ill l il"
; . ;^I\F\lCn^ T A VE9!
|g|fr. OhinilLIV J 11\ Y Jbin
At the Depot.
The largest and handsomest
Sample rooms in the country,
located in the new $200,000
B. G. WILLIAMS, Prop.,
.:??-? ? ;
pOew store...
Leave vour orders for Tbanksgiving
Turkey with us.
Produce delivered to all parts of
; the city.
, ~ / Consolidated 'Phone 148.
214 Jackson Street.
i. '
Between both Depots, and best
location in City,
Everything about the house first-class.
Rates $1.50 and $2.00.
Bath and Bar attached to Hotel.
1208 to 1214 Water Street,
MONDAY, NOV. 28th.
and MACK
si h
^Aml their new and excellent company
of talented artists, presenting a
nor\n*.+.r\i A# 4? rtct nlnee n
and the best specialists ever
seen at popular prices.
Monday Night: The Comedy War Drama,
"A Daughter of Cuba"
, Z
|M?Extra.'; The Mysterious Vanos?Wonder- 1
ful handcuff and trunk manipulators. '
Carries the IVIost Complete
Flannel Shirts, Dress Shirt'
(from medium to? to the
be found in the city.
To Undersell Our Competitc
ed j Co:n: and See Oj
<5. O. Cf
: home for the HOLIDAYS. In t
of new SPRING STOCK my er
wi 1 be sold at a
fl. M. KNIGHT,
NEW YORK, Nov. 24.?The story B
of Joseph May, gourmet, who journey ci
ed from his abiding place In the a
Mills Hotel to enjoy a $6 dinner and Se
a $4 cigar Sunday evening at the Wal- bt
dorf Astoria, so fascinated Henry Rou th
gers, a plebian bartender, that he al rp
lowed himself to go and do likewise, EI
but in a different environment. so
Early to-day Rodgers stepped into n
a Bowery restaurant and devoured CI
44 cents worth of provender and when Cc
the bill was presented he told the Be
proprietor to "go and sit on a tack." sa
Because he was ejected with malice lin
and violence, acording to Bowery eti- bri
quette, Rodgers dashed a garbage can iga
through the window. tio
Rodgers was seized with an acli- arc
ing void. He walked into Martin's I
restaurant with" the air of a district be
leader. With calm assurance ho bri
glanced at tire bill of fare. obs
"Buckwheat cakes," he yawned. ghc
"Brown the bucks," roared the wait ter
er. dat
"I say, let me have some poached s
eggs,' said Rodgers, as the steaming its
bucks awaited his appetite. nat
"Float the islands," thundered the ren
waiter. nav
"And, .while you are shout it, old not,
chap, let me have some liver and ba- coir
.con." sati
"Hog lae liver." yelled the waiter. of t
Rodgers washed It all down with T
a flood of brown mixture from two ers
flowing bowls, meandered mechanical- judi
ly toward the desk, ordered a pack- trat
| age of cigarettes and started for the deci
door. Seci
"Say, youse. Where's the cash?
Come to the center,' shouted the cashier.
"Oh, go sit on a tack," said Rodgers
as he opened the door. M:
The minions of Martin, charged is v
him from all side's. He landed on his I,ou{
ear on the sidewalk, pirouetted and Mi
fell kerplunk. When he got up he was
was sore. l-itting an ash can from iting
the sidewalk he passed it through the Mi
window, showering ILs despondent run.
contents all over the restaurant. Be- Mr
fore the indignant patrons had time St. L
to apply the Asiatic torture a police- Mr
man had him half way. toward the home
station house, where an ambulance vacat
surgeon patched him up. _ Mr
Moral: Whereas,: a man who puts ham,
ihings on ice at the Waldorf gets :-'r day.
nonths, rather, than emulate him on Mr.
he Bowery it is infinitely more the g
real thy to go hungry. urday
line of Underwear, Hosiery,
% Sweaters, Gloves, Shces '
highest top lace boots) to
-J ,* ' - ' ^ v 7g ' ' .Vf^.Vr.
^ ivi ent ^BHHI
[T A POINT - >rs.
"Seeing is Believing,'
tr Stock of goods
jjutzir iu iuutii lur lixy lw
ttire stock of
Consolidated Phone 157. |?
:riefs filed in
brid6e dispute.
ittor.ney Bettingcr Says Secretary of
War Root Exceeded Authority In
iaht to Comoensation Dcoends on
the Nature of the Franchise
Held By Companies.
WASHINGTON. D. C-, Nov. 24.?
rig. Gen. Alexander MacKenzie,
lief of engineers, Monday received i
brief from Albert Bettinger, coun;1
for the river interests of Pittsirg
and vicinity, which applies to d
e eight bridges on the Allegheny I
ver which former Secretary of War ^
ihu Koot held were not an unrea- t
nable obstruction to navigation, i
le answer to the brief of John Mc- j
eave, attorney for the Union Bridge c
impany, will be filed later by Mr. 1
ttinger. Mr. Bettinger, in his brief, t
ys Secretary Hoot went beyond his t
litations in declaring that the o
dges are not an obstruction to nav- 11
ition. He lays down three proposi- it
ns as governing the case. They o
>: b
Trst?The statement that it cannot o
successfully maintained that these iz
dges constituted an unreasonable
itrnction to navigation on the Alle- pi
my river before the artiflciaJ wa- it
way was created by the locks and p<
us is erroneous. yw
lecond?If the government hart hv is
artificial works, so changed the ?
ural condition of the river as to la
dor the bridges obstructive to m
igation the bridge owners would
, oil that account, be entitled to ni
iponsation. The right to compen- th
on would depend upon the nature su
heir franchises. ga
hird-?But whether the bridge own- ce
are entitled to compensation is a pe
cial question, and not an ailminis- fii
ive one, and is therefore to be op
detl by the courts, and not by the hfi
retary of War. m:
^ pr<
rs. Matilda Fletcher, of Fairmont, <1,,,
isliing her daughter, Mrs. W. E. an<
;h, and Mr. W. A. Fletcher. lod
.->3 usLtuie uragoo, or .uavies run, j
In town Saturday and Sunday vis- is i
friends. as .
\ and Mrs. Will Reese, of Mod's adr
was in town Sunday. * con
James B. Fox left Sunday for oun
.ouls, sou
. James F. Campbell returned is ]
i Wednesday from a two weeks' awe
:ion at St. Bouis. thai
. John Bock and Miss Grace Dun- the
of Fairmont, were in town Sun- agn
' mar
XJIIen McKowen, of Downs, was a ps
iiwu ,uJi iu*.: Aiuwai u - 5>u(r
cs!K v''vNUin-1' hJrS orW
"Wc c a mil line.
Gum Boots,
Hip Boots,
Felt Boots.
Gum Coats,
Gum Suits and Hats.
Marietta Hotel.
I John Moore, who is very ill at the
Mrs. John Gribble, of Bethel, was
in turn Monday and Tuesday visitins
hor son Mr. James Gribble.
Mrs. Ross Pitzer, of Upton, was
in town this week visiting her parents
Mr. and Mrs. L. R. Wells.
A surprise birthday party was given
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. M.
Haggerty' Tuesday evening in honor
of their daughter's birthday. Miss
Katherine was ten years old. She
received many pretty and useful pres- ,
ents. The evening was spent, in mu- i
sic and children's games. At a sea- |
sonable hour refreshments were serv- )
ed and the little guests retired to tlieir ^
nfl OP W ieVtinrr t hrr. T r* llttlo line.
UVU.S,U U>?VI .. MU1UQ ""LIU ?yf" >
less many returns of the "same day." ,
The Sunday school rally given at
the M. E. Church was an enjoyable r
gathering. The morning session
opened by singing ami prayer, fol- c
lowed by recitations and discussions r
of different subjects of interests to i
the Sabbath school workers. The af- r
iernoon was sjjent much the same, i
Several visitors from various schools n
were present and all enjoyed a good c
time. ' h
A City and its Brain. p
' T: 'J""*" *
"What!" [exclaimed, in Berlin, "are a
there no poor in this city, are you nl- v
together without rags and wretched w
ness?" 01
"My deaT friend," said the German
winking a heavy eyelid, "we are a p(
very clever people. We do not show
our dust-bins." d(
Now, there is a difference between
London and Berlin, writes Haroid
Begbie in the London Mail; the one d(
s ruled by anybody who can talk at
vith sufficient glibness to catch votes; dhe
other only by men of the highest
irobity and proved ability in municl- dr
ial affairs. So that when the strange, jjj
:omes to London?the London of tin
imited philanthropy and well-nigh wj
miversal charity?he is shocked by , ir
he eternal squaler and destitution of
ur streets; and when he visits Ber
in?the Berlin which is practicali. w(
religious, and certainly with nothing jg,
f London's charity?he is amazed
y the cleanliness and prosperity, not
nly of every street, hut of every cit- |
;en. S
Berlin is ruled by municipal ex- B
arts. It has its wretchedness and B
s despair, but these things are not
emitted to increase. To be out of
ork in Berlin is a crime, even as it ?
'in London, but with this difference ?
-In Berlin the municipality legistos
for labor in a fashion which ?
akes idleness all hut indefensible.
The laws to this end may not comend
themselves to English minds, for s
o German Is not soft-liearted . in
ch matters; but they have this en- p ai
? rec:
xcvwiiuiicuuuiiuu, yuey sue*
ed. I_,et a ragged man make his ajjaranee
in Friedrichstxasse or the Kr>e
ndens, or in any or the numerous ??e
en spaces, and a policeman Is at
n in a minute. "Your papers!" de- VIi,
inds the man of law. The beggar * a
rduces his documents. If It is "
pved that he has slept in liie asylum ox
the homeless more than a certain of 1
tnber of nights he is forthwith con- the
:ted. willy-nilly to the workhouse
1 made to labor for his hoard and tllat
SiDS' 'dfe
low the workhouse in Germany
iota priosn, but the vagrant, woul 3
lief go to one as to the other. The
ninfstration of the workhouse is An
ducted with iron severity; every early
ce of bread and every drop of thin lard
p consumed by the workhouse man opera
paid for a thousandfold by the prove
at of his brow. So it comes about mana
. the man least disposed to work iah.su
horn vagabond, finds . it more this i
teable to toil for his bread, in the worki
ltfet than to fall into the hands of lavish
itoroal government. on &
arlin. takes advantage of the sys- since
easy losk. Every citizen".', llfc-sto.,
is known t? tiiein. ami ovc:y \ nyrai:
is punished tor his crime against th.
Moreover, evory person ot humbt.
mcpHH incnml Sv-. tl.A #3t?*lr* m-..*.
clerks, shop assistants and servant,
are compelled to insure against sick
ness and. against old age. This in
suranco is effected by the pasting in
to a book of certain stamps ever;,
week, and. if. is the duty of each em
ployer to see that this contract it
faithfully obeyed. And now the State
has built at Beelltz an enormous sanitarium,
costing 10,000,000 marks
(.C500,000) where the invalided cit
izen is sent with his pension, in order
to expedite his valuable return to the
ranks of the wage-earners. -It pays
the city of Berlin to nurse its sick and
cherish its invalids. The whole object
of the municipality is to aecu.t e
the physical and intellectual well-being
of its citizens; and on this task
it concentrates its labors with ama:-:ing
I have talked about this subject
with Dr. Freund, the chairman of the
State Insurance for Berlin. No man
understands his business better than j
this small, neat German. The State,
lie holds, should do evervthlnv tr? flf I
its citizens for tho battle of commercial
competition; and. when It has
done everything. when it has first
equipped, then safeguarded, and afterward
assisted in distress, it should
punish sternly and steadfastly the
lazy and indolent, - Fall sick, says the
State to its workpeople, and we will
nurse you back to vigor: drop out of
employment, and we will find you
fresh wrote; grow old, and. wo will
provide you with bread and butter;
put become lazy and vagabond and ,
ve will lock you up and make you ,
vork until you have paid the utter- t
nost farthing of your debt. j
Berlin has erected a huge, building j
esembllng a factory,, where tfie un- j
on ployed?whole families?are re- j
:elved and provided for. But 110 one T
nnst take advantage of this hospital- t
ty more than five times in three -e
nonths! Consider this point of view, v
f you are homeless five times In three a
nontlis you are dubbed a reckless
reaturc and packed off to the work- v
ouse. Private enterprise, with the E
ocialiat Herr Singer at the head, has g
rovided another asylum where the e
omeless may come Ave times in one e
lonth and where the" police are not .
Ilowed to enter at night. I have
islted this place and seen the people
ho attend it?some decent enough,
thers criminal In every line of their ^
ices. There are many of these deserate
men in Berlin, many of these
rty, ragged and unhappy wretches?
oomed from the day of their birth?
it they dare not show themselves in QI
lc decent world as they do In Lon>n.
They slink into thesS asylums
5 o'clock, they have their clothes
sinfected, they clean themselves tin
>r shower baths, they eat bread and af
ink soup and then they go to bed F.
ce prisoners to their cells.
Now this system is a hard one. for vc
Ten once a mnn gets down in Ber- ^
i it is almost impossible'for htm to q<
te. But it has this clear advantage T)
everybody feels that It is better to ^
>rk than to fall Into the hands of the ha
V' , pb
'he production of "Wang" at the
ind Opera House Inst night was the
st pretentious that has ever been vat
n In this city. Mr. Hopper was in Cu
id form and did his best to please enl
audience, and that he succeeded by
i evidenced by the enthusiastic np- ly;
use he received. His inimitable ties
ttation or "Casey at the Bat." was sub
jh appreciated, and the impromptu M.
ech ho made between acts was San
of the most delightful features Thi
he performance. to n
iss Marguerite Clark, as Prince indi
aya, was all that could be desired, dru;
that she pleased better than Delia per:
in the same rote, was the verdict gar<
nany who had seen Miss Fox In at t
part: WH
le chorus was the largest and best
has ever been heard here, and Tba
large audience was entirely sat-:
1 with the production. A
? lief
Miss Sob White. I cate
ion? the attractions hooked for beer,
local presentation'.we find Wll- JocaI
Spenser's picturesque comedy an<!
"Miss Bob White," -which has hls a
n such a financial success to its caro1
gement and author. The peren- il. ,s
ccoss and general favor in which hi,s ?
excellent specimen of American
nanshlp is held Is due to the Ue
jiepMessrs: "Nisi- Jamc
1. For several months
aerkv Fraterna^O r

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