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Characterized the Market for the Past
Week, With the Possibility of
Wheat Opened Easy and Advanced
Closing 1 cent Higher.
Pork Active and Stronger— High- j
er and Oats Quiet.
Wall Street Experiencing an Old Time
Bull Market
iSpeeial Telegram to the Globe. \
Chicago, Feb. 9.The week ending to
day has been one of greater activity
in grain and provision circles than for !
pome time past. Outside orders have been
larger, but the bulk of the business was
local, and by the same crowd of operators
■who were foremost in the markets for the
past two months. There is a growing ten
dency among the moat conservative brokers
and speonlaturs to go slower as the time is
now at hind when a sharp npturn is liable
to occur, and those who have watched mar
kets for j eara think the indications for
such a movement are becoming more ap
parent every day.
Wheat was the leading feature in specu
lative markets to-day. The receipts for
the week foot up 186,000 bushels, and the j
shipments 91,900 bushels, and stocks will I
show an increase. Taking tho amount
in store here to-day at 13,000,000 bushels,
and the stock that is liable to accumulate
between now and the opening of lake nav
igation, it will require an average weekly
shipment of 1,250,000 tons to take it all
oat before August. The market to day
was active and strong, and advanced lj^c.
Advices from New York quoted a better
tone, with a Chicago party, supposed
to be Sid Kent, buying in that
market to help his friends to bull wheat
here. Cables, however, were weak and
dull, as on previovs days. A very strong
undertone was developed, and was helped
along by reports of cold weather in winter
wheat regions, and a decrease in the visi
ble supply of 1,250,000 bushels. As the |
latter is one of the chief bull arguments
usoi the report was taken with a little Bait,
but it served the purpose of the bulls ad
mirably. The market opened rather easy,
any many expected another break and
Bold heavily for a few minutes, but the
market held up and with free buying by
Nat. Jones, Ream, Poole. Kent & Co. the
Spruauee packing crowd, and Boch.
Much of the takings of the latter was re
ported to be for Lindblom, who has been j
short a long time; but as Roach is known j
to be his own best customer, and one of
the most difficult operators to follow, on
account of his propensity for sudden
changing, it' is impossble to tell to a cer
tainty exactly what he is Tip to. The gen
eral opinion is that he was buying for an
upturn. Opening sales were at 99%0,
9y?^c for May, and prioes advanced un
der presistent buying, to fl.Ol
with few fluctuation it receded to $1.00%
and closed firm at $I.oo^@l.oo^,
which was 2o above the close one week
ago. On the curb the strong feeling con
tinued and long loat gales were made at $1.
Winter wheat removed dull with not
enough; doing to establish quotations,
millers ordering very sparingly, and the
few orders received for sample lots were
filled without difficulty.
Corn was about the dullest artiole on the
speculative list except ' oats and
rye. Trading was light and enterely
local scalping and at time,
it was almost deserted. The feeling was
weak from opening to close, and was only
supported by the strength in wheat and
provisions, and the prospect of a marked
falling off in reoeipes next week. Arrivals
to-day were 356 cars, 83 o irs being con
tract, and for the week aggregated 1,515,
--000 baehel?, and shipments were 676,000
bushels. The visible supply is expected
to show an increase of 1,500,000 buehele.
Opening sales were made at 58J^c
for May. Nat Jones bought moderately
for a time and sent prioes up to SSJgO
but the advance could not be maintained
as there was not enough general buying
and prioes receded to 55^0 and finally
closed at 58%e on change and at 58% oon
the curb. In sympathy with the advance
in wheat the shipping demand for low
grades was moderate and supplied from
car lots on track at lower prices than Fri
day. During the week vessel roem was
engaged for 195,000 bushels, but only 100,
000 bushels of No. 2 was loaded.
Oats were quiet but stronger and }£@
Vc higher, the strength being entirely due
to the upward movement in other articles,
as the demand from shippers was light.
The receipts of hogs were small, aggre
gregating 91,734 for the week, against
121,089 for the previous week, and 132,271
for the corresponding period last year.
The quality is poor this season. The
market is stronger and advanced [email protected]
per 100 pounds. Shippers took 50 per
cent, of the (offerings, which was an
unusual thing for this time of the year.
The supply of hogs at interior points were
also light, any many small |honses have
been forced to close for the season. The
number of nog 3 packed here to date is
1,882,000, against 2,272,000 in 1882, and
2,258,000 in 1881. '
The provisions market, while not ex
hibiting as much life as on former days,
was quite active at times, but trading was
mainly on local speculative account, and
for May delivery. Baldwin, MoHenry,
Cudahy & Stevens and a few others bought
pork quite freely in a quiet way at inter
vals, and a strong undercurrent prevailed
from the opening to the close, which was
[email protected] per barrel higher than last sales
of Friday. Since the opening of the week
prices have advanoed 1 at, 1.20, and olosed
firm at outside quotations of the week.
Lard was traded in to a fair extent by
local speculators, but outside orders were
light, a very strong feeling prevailed, and
prices advanced [email protected]}£o per 100 lbs.
from last night's close, and for the week
showed an appreciation of [email protected] There
was more shipping demand, and 5,000
tierces were taken for export to Liverpool
to cover shorts there.
Short ribs were quite active, Gndahy
& Stevens bought freely all day, and their
takings are estimated at 3,000,000 lbs.,
which caused an advance of [email protected], end
they closed at the outside quotations of the
• . ■ ■",'■■.
day, whioh were 37^@400 over the last j
sales of one week ago..
The shipping demand for meats was I
moderate as the southern trade will - not ;
purchase much in the market until stocks ,
at interior points have been exhausted. A.
M. Wright & Co. says: "Pork active and
stronger; lard firm and moderately active,
with strength largely due to soaroity of
hogs and advance in pork; short ribs mod
erately aotive and speculative futures ad
vanoed 150 per 100 pounds and olosed at
about outside prices, the demand being
chiefly to cover shorts." Mill
mine, Bod man & Co. say: "Wheat
market here ' opened 99% c May and
under aolive demand from the shorts Bold
up almost from the opening to $I.oo}£,
and later, on buying by prominent local
operators, wbb advanced to % 1.01 closing
steady at $1.00% @ 1.00%; corn firm,
opening at 58)^o for May, it sold up to
58^c, and olosed at 58% c. Some outside
buying orders were received. The mo3t
noticeable feature in the market to-day
was the great scarcity of offerings. Corn
has many friends among the solid houses I
here, and higher prices later on are oon- I
fidently predicted. As with wheat, we
think it a safe purohase on all soft spots.' |
The receipts of cattle were smaller by
1,000 head than on any day this year. j
There was a sharp demand for all sorts j
and values ruled considerably stronger and j
in some instances higher than at the close i
yesterday. The receipts of hogs to-day, :
like those of cattle, were the lightest since I
the opening of the year— 7,000 head.
There was a liberal demand from shippers
and packers; the former, however, secured
the bulk of the offerings, but were forced
to pay an advance of [email protected] per 100
pounds on account of tho competition
from packers. Receipts of sheep were j
0,000 head. For the good lots offered . a
sharp demand existed and the highest
prices of the week were realized, the
market being very strong. Common and
ordinary lots were steady, with a fair cull
for all on sale.
"' Chicaao Financial.
[Special Telegram to the Globo.]
Chicago, Feb. —In the local money
market this week the demand for money
by the board of trade men and others has
been moderate and below the wishes of
oar leading discount bouses, i.nd with a
good supply of idle capital seeking em
ployment, all the gilt edged paper that
appeared was promptly taken at [email protected]
per cent. Rail rates to the sea board
have been unsettled,but now are quoted on
a basis of 300 per 100 lbs. on grain and
350 per 100 lbs. on provisions to New
York. The bank clearings to-day were
$7,007,000, and for a week foot up $45,
--2<>7,1!)7, against $41,471,506 for ; the cor
responding week in 1883.
[Special Telegram to the Globe.
New Yobk, Feb. 9.--The syndicate for
the purpose of advancing the price of
shares was full of business this morning, |
and the market vas one of the strongest |
that has been peon in along time. Central
& Hudson was th 9 card during tho early
hours. Rumors that the Vanderbilt inter
ests and the west shore wore harmonizing
assisted the advance. Delaware and Lacka
wanna came to the front cmong the coalers,
and was rather the leader all day, rising
from 12G)4 to 127 . Pullman Palace was
reported next with a bound from 111 Jd to
114. The grangers just about
held their own. The Northern
Pacifios, Oregon Transcontinental and the
non-dividend payers generally were not
sought after. There was some very good
baying of Rock Island as tho day wore oa
The shorts covered large linec in sever ,4
of the leading stocks, but still the demand
continued. At 2 o'clock the market was
fairly booming with a good bt>-ones3 ]
throughout the list. Being the clo"3 of We !
week there was naturally cor>,s>dpr&b'.'j j
realizing at the last, and s'.ight ifaoticEs
were in order. The tone at the close v. ,-*
steady. The bank statement was a favor
able one showing an increase in receive.
To all appearances, we have bad to-day
an old time bull market. The opening
was very quiet, but also very firm. La?a
wanna was moved to the front as leader,
and soon the Yanderbilts rallied and the
Chicago, Burlington & Quinsy, Rook Is
land, and all the good dividend papers'
joined the advance, and without dash or
spasmodic effects the lust gradually moved
up, with now and then a halt for breath,
and apparently to make sure of their foot
ing, cloeing at about the best figures of the
day. Leading room traders acknowledge
they got left out in the cold in the last
downward turn a>id say they now look for
better prices for all gocd dividend stock?.
The buying in Rock Island was extremely
good and the stock shows a gain of 3}^
points for the day.
Prominent parties wer9 loaning Lacka
wanna flat, making it very plenty, and they
can make it worth a round premium when
they get ready. During the middle hours
and up to the close dividend stocks were
active, especially Rook Island, Chicago, j
Burlington & Quincy, New York Central,
Lake Shore, St. Pan", Missouri Pacific and
Lackawanna. St. Paul, while very active,
did not show the strength manifested by
the others, but held from 93 to 93% all
day. West Shore bonds were very uncer
tain in their movement. 'Vanderbilt is
said to have control of the North River I
Construction company. The market closed
very bullish in tone with indications of a
still further advance.
Cutting Rates on Lumber.
The ten-cent cut rate is still in effect on
lumber from Chicago to the Missouri
river, at common points. The St. Paul
roads reduced rates on the same basis from
Rock Island, Clinton, Lyon, and lower
Mississippi river points. The rate from
St. Paul, Minneapolis and Still water re
mains fifteen cents, and Eau Claire and
Menomonee seventeen cents, the same as
the rate prior to the cut from Chioago.
The rates from this territory are solid by
way of either of . the three
routes from * St. Paul. The
out rate from Chioago was the outcome of
the refusal on the part of the Eau Claire
Lumber company to waive its contract of
rates of two cents per 100 above rates
from Chioago. The consequence is, that
the whole country will be filled with Chi
oago lumber, as the lines from Eau Claire
cannnot meet the rates in consequence of
the lines running from Council Bluffs
notifying the St. Paul and the Chicago,
Milwaukee &■ Omaha roads that they will
not pro rate with them on any out rates.'
Nay Pay Its Debts.
Boston, Feb. —The oourt has issued an
order allowing the receiver of the New
York & New England railroad to pay cer
tain classes of claims, including taxes
whioh are or may become liens, rents
whioh if unpaid would cause forfeiture of
rights of the estate, sums due shippers
for overcharges, continue work on the sec
ond track and defend suits brought against
the corporation.
The Duty of Which Will he to Recom- j
mend the Order cf "Consideration of i
Important Legislation— Adverse
Report of the Senate Judiciary Com
mittee on the Nomination of Strobach
for Marshal of Texas the Result of
Attorney General Brewster's Oppo
sitions—Reception and Banquets. J
[Special Telegram to the Globa-1
Washington, Feb. 9. —Mrs. McElroy
held a reception at the white house this
afternoon from 3to 5 o'clock. This is the
third of her Saturday afternoon receptions
and the attendance was nearly &s large as
in th 9 preceding weeks. A heavy rain
storm all day kept many away, but there
was a continus line of visitors entering
after the first half hour. Mrs. McEiroy
was assisted in receiving by Mrs. Brewster,
Mrs. J. P. Jones, of Nevada; Mrs. Groome, j
of Maryland, Mrs. Theodore Lyman, of !
Massachusetts, Mrs. Drum, Mrs. Rockwell
and Mrs. Howard Carroll, of New York,
Miss Stewart, .of Vermont, Miss
Eisenberg, „of .':. Philadelphia, and
Miss Larrabee _. and Miss .- Forbes, of
New York. Marshall McMiobael made the
I presentation?, as usual. Mrs. MoElroy ,
received in a voilet of pigeon gray silk,
covered with white lace flounces, and her
ornaments were pear'», Mrs. Brewster
wore a trained dress of ruby velvet with j
trimmings of antique lace, and diamond j
! ornaments. Mrs. J. P. Jones was attired
in a lilac ottoman satin, draped with fine
Spanish Ibob, and caught with clusters of
large velvet pinsies. She wore a pearl
and diamond necklace, and a ponache of
lilac ostrich plumes plated the toilet.
Mrs. Groome wore a lavender and white
brocaded satin, with panels and
hip draperies of lavendar plush and
diamond ornament. Mrs. Lj man's drees
was of violet brocaded velvet with chenille
sleeves and trimmings and diamond orna
ments. Mrs. Dr m wore blaok satin and
jet, with a head dress of point lace. Mrs.
Rockwell waa a'i.red in black brocaded
gauze, over satin, with scarlet facings.
Mrs. Howard Carroll wore a rich toilet of
white satin with square neok and medioi
collar, finished with duc'iess lace, and a
large corsage bouquet of pink roses. Miss
Stewart wore an eleotrio blue brocade vel
vet and sat,a. Mrs. Eisenberg wore
white India mull with wide side ruffles of
valencennes lace; Miss Laraba^, white silk |
muslin brocaded with chere £gure3 of
apple blossoms, and a corsage of crimson
velvet; Miss Darhfis, pink silk muslin, with
chere figures of wild roses; ■ Mis 3 Marlroy,
tinted India silk ruined with oriental lace.
The large'floral, bridge which decorated
the table at the state dinner, to the diplo
matic corps, on Wednesday. evening, was
placed on one of the small", tables in the
blue room, and attracted much attention
during the s afternoon.;H • -i: .*: y ••• .-; ■■-•
Among those present were Mrs. and Miss
Frelinghuysen, S3creiary and Mra. Lin
coln, Miss Gre'.'ham, Senator Edmunds,
Mme. and Miss Preston, .Viscountess and
Miss Voquiras, the Italian minister and 1
Baroness Fova. the Russian minister and j
Mme. Destravo, the French, Belgian and
Japanese micis'.ers, and «»V6ial other gen
tlemen and lady friends.
Senator and Mis, Hill gave a laige and
handsome dinner par.'y this evening in
honor of the president, which wag largely
attended by friends. Mis. Kill leaves for
Florida on Monday, and will be absent
several wc«iks.
The president will give the first of his offi
! cial card receptions on Tuesday eve, Feb-
I ruary 12, from 8 to 10 o'clock, in honor of
tha members of the diplomatic corps.
Foreign officials will be invited to the re
cep'ien through i.he department of state;
offers of Ih9 army, through the war de
partment; the officers of the navy and tho
marine corps, thrown the navy depart
ment; the judiciary through the depart
ment of justice, and the cabinet, senators
and representative : directly through the
president. All of these officials will be ac
' companied by the ladies of their families!
On Tuesday, February 19U>, the othor
bodies of officials will be invited to meet
the senators and representatives, and on I
Tuesday, February 26th, the officers of the '
army and navy will be the guests of honor. |
! On Thursday evening, February 14th, the j
president will give his annual state dinner '
in honor of the jnsticea of the supreme |
court, attorney general, the judges of the
court of claims, and district judioary. j
Members of senate and house committee
of judicary have been invited to meet the
justices of the supreme court on this occa
On Wednesday evening Justice and
Mrs. Field give a large anniversary dinner
I on the birthday of Hon. David D. Field, of
New York, to which the president will be
one of the guests.
Mrs, L. C. Lester will give a large break
fast party on Thucsday in honor of Mrs.
The adverse decision of the senate judi-
I ciary committee on the nomination of
Paul Strobach does not seem to be so much
the result of senatorial opposition to the
administration as it is of a division of the
administration against itself. It is sup
posed that in making appointments the
president consults the head of the depart
ment in which the appointment is to', be
made, but this nomination in the depart
ment of justice was opposed by the
attorney general, who sent a letter ■to the
committee that while Strobachwas acquit
ted last summer when tried for collecting
false emolument returns when marshal
before, that the attorney general had
abundant proof that Strobaoh . was guilty.
This decided the committee against him.
One surmise is that the president had rea
sons for wishing to make the nomination,
but didn't want Strobaoh confirmed, and
another is that Mr. Brewster has become
alarmed over discoveries made by Mr.
Springer's oommittee, and concluded it
would be discreet to prevent Strobaoh's
confirmation. It appears that Strobacn
collected his illegal fees as a campaign
fund to be used in elooting himself to con
gress in 1882, in whioh ambition he was
The Democrats in congress intend^, to
hold a caucus early next week to select an
advisory oommittee, the duties of ■;. which
will be to suggest the order in. which ■ im
portant legislation shall be taken, up. It
is not proposed that the caucus ..shall un
dertake to outline a policy far the party
in relation to the tariff, but some members
are in favor '. of having '-Vat least
And everything in the Music line at LOWEST
PRICE 3. ____
148 & 150 East Third St.
L. >'. SCOTT, Manager.
Three Nights and Saturday Matinee, Thursday
Friday and Saturday, Feb. 14, 15. 10.
flfew York Opera Comply,
In a Superb production of Uerr Johan Strauss'
most successful blaster work,
Which has just closed a long and brilliant season
of 200 nights at'the' most beautiful theater in
America, the Casino in New York city, Boston,
Brooklyn, Philadelphia, St. Louis and Chicago,
(through arrangement with Mr. Townßend Percy,)
will be produced complete in every particular.
One of the grandest stage productions in the
world. The moat popular. The most refined.
The most melodious. The meet artistic. The
most gorgeous. The most fascinating. The most
successful opera now before the public. Phe
nomenal. cast. ' Grand Chorus. Complete Or
chestra Magnificent costumes. Beautiful
Usual pricesSl, 75c, 50c, Gallery, 25c.
41-13- , —
a free interchange ;of opinion
in that subject, V which may
have a tendency to seaure moderation on
the part of the lenders of a majority of
the party, but it is conceded '■' that unan
imity cannot be hoped for, nor will the
minority agree to be bound by the action
of a caucus. Permanent officers of the
caucus are to be elected in place of Gen
eral Rosencrans, chairman, and Mr. Bel
mont, secretary of the caucus of the
Forty-seventh congress. While there is
some dissatisfaction with Bosencrans as
chairman, it has not assumed a form' that
would warrant the expectation that he will
not be re-elected.
. Several months ago New York Sun
threw out the 'gestion that the "Democrats
hold their national convention late |in the
season, adding that the interval between
August and November was sufficiently long
for all purposes of \ a presidential; cam
paign. It is evident that the suggestion is
meeting with considerable favor, and
a number of gentlemen prominent,in
the councils of the Democratic party
will urge such a suggestion when the
committee meets here on the 22d inst.
August is the month they prefer, leaving
the date an open question. Gan. Single
ton wsa asked to day what effect this
would have upon Cbioago's chances for
securing the convention. Ac replied in
effect that it would be helpful rather than
otherwise. He is a wily diplomat and this
is probably a potent faotor in his advoca
cy of a short ennvasa.. He says the
contest has narrowed down to; Chicago and
Saratoga, other cities being practically out
of the race. As between Chioago and Sar
atoga the chances are in favor of the for
mer, more especially if August be the
month selected, as the Saratoga hotels are
filled to overflowing during that month
He is serenely confident that Chicago will
be the place selected. ... ;. ..;
Cheong Woo Bang, a native of China
appeared at the clerk's office to-day, for
j the purpose of becoming a citizen of the
j United States. He stated that he came
here when fifteen years of age, and resided
here continuously since, excepting a short
j time spent in China on a visit. He has
been educated here and joined a Christian
I church, and desired to remain a citizen of
! this country. The clerk decided that no
j relief could be given him ir consequence
of the act of May Gth, 1882, which provides
"that hereafter no state court or court of
the United States shall admit the Chinese
to citizenship."
Secretary Folger to-day rendered a de
cision settling the contest over the classifi
cation of rice meal and small rice, broken,
into small particles in process of cleaning.
The secretary holds that these qualities are
subjeot only to duty of twenty per cent,
advalorum, instead of one-half cent per
pound, as charged upon the cleaned rice.
This question is of great importance to
brewers, as this small rica has, the pest
few years, entered largely into the manu
facture of the best grades of beer.
• The house committee on labor ordered
a favorable report en the Hopkins bill for
the establishment of a department on la
bor statistic*. The measure -provides for
the appointment of a commissioner, who
shall acquire all useful information upon
the suject.of labor, its relations to capital,
and the means for promoting the material,
social,religious and intellectual prosperity
of laboring men and women. The ques
tion of convict labor was discussed, with
out reaching a conclusion.
At Glass Houbo, near Whealing, two children
hare died from exposure and insufficient and un
fit food, and the wo:si has not began yet. -
From Toledo the reports are favorable, as the
water, though high, is falling.,':
At Galvestori, Texas,- there has been contin
uous rain for the past 100 hours, - and the bot
toms are overflowed.'
At Lynchburg, Va., the rains have swollen the
James liver, -which is rising rapicliy. Great
fears are entertained that the guard gates above
the city axe giving way, and should they break
loose, every vestige of - property in that section
will be swept away. * •/•-.; \ •
From' Hsrrisburg, - Pa., it is learned that the
ica in Cenodogninet c.r\?k ; broke yesterday, and
caused ■ a '■■ tremendous flood. '. \ Four i bridges,
valued at $80,000 are carried away, three dams
are washed out aDd th* ' mills connected'; with
them; badly '-. injured. It is 'the woist freshet
ever known in the Cumberland valley. '■■ "•"• . •
At Port Depoat, Md., the ' Susquehanna is get
ting lower, ana the running ice ■■ is thin. ■. Lo^s
in ! large : numbers * are i pausing, 1 owirig ; to : the
breaking of a boom by the ice. „ •■; ■;..- '; : ;
.";.! At Point Pleasant, W. Va., I eight \ inches of
water will put;, the 1 whole \ town "; under * water.
Many of the '; houses:; are '; removed i from their
foundations. *;'-.v/- '.V . ■" -: .\'::. ' '-, ■"•■:-•.'■ .'■■y.-'.-i
L. N. SCOTT, - - - ?»'< Manager!
| 3 Performances Only 3! [
I Monday and Tuesday ISn^hts, j
L _ ........
; Feb. 11th, 12th, Evenings. 13th, Matinee only!
Originally organized for Booth's Theater, Now York city, by Mr. John Stetson, Manager Fifth Ave
nue Theater, Now York, and Globe Theater, Boston. In Alexandra Dumas' Great Play
Note the following Brilliant Caßt of Characters:
Noirtier Mr. Frederic Do Belleville Brigadier Mr. F. E. Goldthwaite
Albert <le Morcerf Ur. Forroßt IJobinson Ist Police Assent Mr. 51. W. Rawley
Oaderoiisse Mr. J. W. Shannon 2d Police Agent Mr. W. Williams
Villefort % Mr. Geo. C. Boniface Germain Mr. F. L. Union
Fernande, Mr. J. V. Melton Mercedes Miss Eugenic Blair
Dnnt'lars Mr. James Taylor Cnrconto Annio Boudino
Abbe Faria.... Mr. Horace Lewis M'Ue Danglars Miss Marjomo Bonner
11. Mwrel Mr. J. L. Curhart Fishonvoman, Mies Fiorina
Old Dantes Mr. J. Bwinbarn
A MAMMOTH tfC^CUL CAR IS USED to transport all the Realistic Scenery and Stage Pic
tures, painted expressly forthis pay by Joseph Clare and Wa, Voegtiin (of iioolh's Thoat r. to
gether with all the brilliant and appropriate Coatumns and correct appointmoms for theentir.
production. I'eri. ctin every • etail. X"be strongest cast ever presented in auy one play, compris
ing none but first-class artists of the highest standing. All under the stago direction of Mr. Arthur
Manager, Mr. N. D. BOBEIITB. Treasurer, BLISS WHITTAKER.
Prices—2sc, 50c, 75c and il. Se&ts now on sale,
Sunday Evening Concert
Sunday Evening, February 10th.
A carefully selected vocal and instrumental programme.
Late Seventh Street Opera House.
A. H. SIMON, - •'-.'• - - - Sole Lessee and Proprietor.
GEO. W. TPOMPSON, ..--:• ; -.■ ■■• -'-(• :?■■ —■' - - Manager.
■ The above beautiful temple of amusement, after having been entirely remodeled, upholstered,
painted and decorated, will be open to the public on '
j Monday Evening, Eebruary 11, '84,
With the most laughable Comedy of the age, entitled
Interpreted by the famous comedian MR. W. T. MELVILLE, and "a full supporting Company,
composed of recognized artists—each one specially engaged, and fitted for the parts assumed by them.
Family Matinees Wednesday and Saturday.
. SPECIAL NOTICE — lady visitor to the Matinee?, presented with an elegant present,
ranging In value from 25 cents to S3 dollars. On Saturday evening the ' patrons of the honse will
have opportunities of receiving Backs of flour, orders for coal, hum.-!, etc. The distributions ranging
in prices as,follows: Gallery admissions, one ticket; parquette two tickets;.orchestra chairs,
three tickets, thus giving everybody an opportunity of seeing the performance, and the chance of
obtaining a valuable present at the simple cost of admission. :
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f—TWe have completed arrangements for furnishing to|Grand! Army
Societies any number of correct Regulation Uniform Suits, with
G. A. R. Buttons, the buttons on the suit being ;so arranged that
they can easily be detached; and any ordinary substituted.
We can also furnish the Regulation Fatigue Cap. '-
As this is our quiet season, we can give this: department of our
business: more attention,; and can ma&e lower prices > for " CASH
than we oan do later in the season. Societies will do well, there
fore, to give this matter their prompt attention.
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Seventh Street Corner of Siblcy.
mam iiiiit
We find our stock entirely too large to carry
over, and there is no question that we must make
a sacrifice, and therefore we shall continue the
sale for one week only, positively, of our entire
stock regardless of cost.
Commencing this morning, we offer the fol
owing at prices unaproachable by any com
300 yards of colored Silk Velvets at SI per
yard, worth $2.
200 yards of better quality Silk Velvet at $1.50
per yard, worth $2:50 to 3.50
200 yards of Mole-skin Plush at $2 per yard,
which we sold at $3.50.
5000 yards of colored Satins in 25 different
shades and colors at 50c per yard. Every
yard is worth and cheap at $1, and we will i
sell the same at only 50c per yard.
5000 yards of Ribbon at 25c per yard, which
we have been selling from 75c to $1.25.
1000 yards of Sash Ribbons at 50c per yard.
Every yard is worth 3 to 4 times the money.
300 Trimmed Hats at 50c on the dollar, posi
1000 Untrimmed Hats at 50c on the dollar of
first cost.
200 dozen Ostrich Plumes and Tips at an ac
tual discount of 1-3 off from the regular price.
200 doz. Birds and fancy Feathes of the finest
quality,imported at one-half the regular price.
100 black Fur Muffs at $1.50, fully worth
1000 Cloaks, Circulars, Ulsters, Dolmans,
Jackets, at a discount of 1-3 off from the
regular price. Some very fine garments
left yet.
300 Dresses for children from 2 to 14 years
old at one-half the regular price, positively.
100 Suits for ladies in Silk, Cashmere and
Flannel at one-half the regular price; less
than what the material cost.
200 Felt and Quilted Skirts at a discount of
one-third from the regular price. Some
very fine Skirts among them.
100 Muslin Skirts at 50c, worth one dollar.
100 Muslin Skirts, embroidery trimmed
around the bottom at $1.15, worth fully $2.
200 Chemies, very good muslin, tucked yoke
and embroidery trimmed at 50c, worth $1.
50 doz. fine English Cachemere Hose for
children; sizes 2 to . 8 at 25c; would be
cheap at 50c. ~V
200 doz. English and French Hosiery for
ladies in Cachmere and Cotton at 39c a pair;
every pair worth three times the price.
2000 yards of Hamburg Edgings at 5c per
yard, worth 10 to 15c.
2000 yards of wider goods and finer quality
from 10c to 75c per yard.
Hundreds of other useful and desirable goods
I too numerous to mention, all of which we offer
at the same discount, or regardless of cost
:. 201,203 & 205 East 7th St., Cor. of Sibley
NO. 41.

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