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Boston Daily Globe (Newspaper) - December 14, 1890, Boston, Massachusetts Tm B'OSl'OlSr^ SUMAT GLOBE-SUNDAY, BEOllMBER 14, 1890- TWENTY-EIGltIT PAGES. THE CELEBRATED Gives the Most Light. Burns Less Oil. A child can iieep it in order. Excels Ail Otiisr Centre Draught Lamps. Prom tlie fact that tliere is no pocket to. catch burrit wick, dirt or inseots, and consequently Ho Bad SmeH. We have the only complete line of these Lamps in Boston for the PAELOE . AND DKAWIN6 EOOM. Also Also the new Pyrene Lamp and Shade, and a Special Dining Eoom Lamp, all' with the PITTSBURG BURNER. Better and cheaper than other Centre Draught Lamps. Tremont and Beacon Sts. km OF THESE ABTIGLES OUTSIDE w mi mm TOILET CASES, MANICURE SETS, COLLAR BOXES, JEWEL CASES, WORK BOXES, GUFF BOXES, SflAVll^G GASES, TRAVELLING CASES, GLOVE BOXES, ODOR GASES, HANDKERCHIEF BOXES. ite have thoiis.wiss of THEM, m\ mm stock iiy \mm, m m\l SELL THEM AT ASTONISHINGLY LOW PRICES. 52 BROMFIELO STREET. Very near Treiuont. 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Bath Wrapai $5.00, SI2.00, $15.OO. $7.00, S3.00, BAY STATE WAR CRY. Tlie Federation's Convention Adjourned. Miuors Will Insist Upon Eight Hours May 1, 1891. Closing Eesolutions of the Labor Delegates in Detroit. Dethoit, Midi., Doo. 13.-.-EarIy in the itiomiiig of tlio sixth day of tho convention of tho American Fedei'atlon of Labor, tlie consideration was readied of tho most important oxooutivo matter of tlie entiro week, tho position of tlio federation upon the eight hour movement. Tho special committee appointed to formulate the views of tlie federation reported as follows: "Tlio American Fodor.ation of Labor, in convention assembled at Detroit, Mich., ISfiO, roaliirm the declaration made by it upon tho oieht-hoirr question at St. I^uis in X888, ami reiterated at Boston in 1889, that tho oreanized force of tlio irrand army of labor in all centres of industry in Atherica, iu England and Kuropo, are dotorminod to secure a reduction of tlio hours of labor to eiglit per day. We recommend that "this convention adopt tho plau of campaign of 1889 and '1)0, !md that the power conferred by tho nintli .annual convention bo continued and renewed, and that eacli iiliiliated National Union be reguested to assess its members upon the basis provided for by the vote of last year-two cents per capita a weolc for a period not exceeding five oonseoutivo weelcs-in order to secure tho successful issue of tho movement for the eight-hour day. To all who have aided in the triumph of organized labor the A. F. of L. tenders its lioartfelt thanks and summons them anew to grander fields of action. The ei'glit-liour movement of today will make easier tlio six-hour movement of 'tomorrow. It means more wealth .for tho toilers, ,X.ess Wealtit for tlie SpoUcrs. 'Wo roa.ssert our declaration to light it out on this lino until ho who produces wealth enjoys it. . . "Grand as liave been tho achievements of tho past, glorious as woro the eight-hour movements of 1889 and 1890, tho A. F. of L. summons the wagoworkers of America to boar yet furtiier onward tho banner of eight-iiours, upon wluiso folds is inscribed our battle. ciy, 'Eight hours and higher wages.' "Forward and onward, conirades,forwar.d and onward to victory. "We reaffii'm the decision of the late executive council selecting the miners as tlie nexttrado to move towards eight hours, and recommend tliat the details of tlie niovomeiit be loft to the consideration of tlie incoming executive council. "So long as those M'lio go down to the mines do not o^vn tliem, so long as those who go down to tlie sea iu ships are slaves to the will and oaprica of thoir follow men, so long as the men, women, children of toil produce that others may consume,-Tind suffer that others may on.ioy, will the demand go forth for less hours and more �wealth. "We appeal to all union men and women to increase tho membership and lun'fls of their unions, and in every way aid in the economic education and organization of all wage-earners. Wo appeal to all men out of the unions to join the unions of their craft, that they might be one with us in action as tho^ are one with us in in- terest. Thus united in interests and objects 'wo will shout tho lusty rally from ship-y.ard, shop and mill, eight hours for work, eight houi'H for rest, eight hours for what we will,' FkankIC. Foster, Chairman. G. E. McNeil. .r. F. Mahonky. �William Scajfb. T. P. WiiiTic. T. .t. mokgan." �After debate, the report was unanimously adonted by a rising voto amid enthusiastic Qhcoriiig. This action pledges the support of the federation to a continuance ol an active eight-hour policy, aud by the selection of the great mining industry iis its next basis of oi)Oi'aticn. in conjunction I'l'ith tlie carpenters, wlioro the craft has not fully attaiuod tho eiglit-hoiu' day, has grappled tho bull by the lioriis. The minors have already pledged them-Eclvcs to movw on May l,n891, and are It was voted to retain tho salaries of tho oflicors on tho present basis, i. e, president's salary, .$1000 per annum; secretary',?, SI 200. A resolution was adopted, offered by Delegate Crowley, calling on Congress to m-vestigato by, commission the tenement-house system of manufacturing clothing. Thanks were returned by tho federation to the city of Detroit lor its hospitality to Gov. Luce, to the reception committee of the local trades council and to the local press. Tlio afternoon session ____ _____________ __________ was m.arked by high pressure in its delilioration, and facts, not liietorio, woro ' demandeu by tho delegates. 'T'lie application of the Clothing Operatives' National Union for the indorsement of tho union label nosv in use by timt organization, witli tho addition of tho words "ready-made," was unanimously indorsed. Tins places tlio Journoymon Custom Tailors' Union iu hearty accord with the operatives' union, and will undoubtedly result in the wide extension of that organization. Tlie convention wont into executive session to consider the report of the committee on labels and boycotts. Among the matters given out for publication is tho fact that the union label of the Shoe Workers International Union was indorsed. This, label, which is to be affixed to all shoes made in union factories, consists of a scroll hold in the claws of an American eagle, bearing the. words, "Union label," a shoo, upon the solo of � "13. and S. AV. I. U." 31 BOYLSTON ST., Botwodu �\Vii3tki�Bto� niid Treiuont. CatuloBTUO malleil Free^_ That sold more UMBEELLAS last year for CHRISTMAS GIFTS than ANT OTHEE STOEE of our aizo iu Boston, and all were satisfied. Our assortment IS GEEATEE this year than last, from our celebrated UNEQUALLED S2.50 quality to $25,00, _________ ALL DISEASES OF MEN >-ii .;.a turcj.; titiL'.muul kiiowc. ' Ll i], oj lit bttu. oi itl.�. tC� Trt^rncnt SUi ESoston. Ma*t. ABOUT BIRD CAGES-No. 77, You can't catch a bird with chaff. Ko, but you can with a HEKDI-iYX CAGE. Why? It is clean, comfortable, almost luxurious, tempts every bird by its appearance.___ GEO. C. KEENAN k CO., 32 WEST STREET, CMstoas k HolWay Goois. MEN'S FUBfilSHERS, 371 WASHIlfGTON ST. Cor. BromfleJd, U iderneath is w lich is inscribed, -.______ riie label will be about the sizeof apeuny, and its color is yet to be decided upon, but it v.'\\\ probably be pink or purple. 'I'hu adoption ol this laliol liy the federation, with its vast purchasing constituency, \vill doubtless �lvo a Creat Impetus to the cai'.se of tho International Shoe-ivorkers' Union all over the laud. The Floisehiuaii yeast boycott received attention for nearly an hour, and then tho federation rcallu'ined the position of tho Bakers' National Union iu bovcotling this yeast, as indorsed by tlie Boston couvontibn of the American Federation of Labor. After tlio executive session closed, a reao-lutioi. iiassed unanimously ri'uuestiug the nianagomont of the world's fair to .arrange the exhibits so that tlie percentage of woman and child labor represented in the exposition shall be clearly shown. Kosolutions were passed condomniug teiu'iiient house system of mauufactur_.., clothing, as existing in New York aud other cities. The closing moments of the convention were taken no in remarks by elected oiticers ami delegates. Delegate Delabar, in behalf of Lucien Sanial and otliers, expressed tho assurance of tho continued support and fraternity of the radical wing of the inoveiueiit, and coii-pratulated the convention on the spirit of liberality and fair phiy that had marked the deliberations of the delegates. President Gonipers responded felicitously, thaulcing the convention for the honor conferred upon liini by his re-oloctiou, jiiid assuring the convention that the aims and ideals .of all wings of tlie federation were tho ^jime. The tcdei-ation bad shown itself to be the most libera! ol' any labor organization tlio world had ever known. The radicals did good by preventing the consQiwatives from btc'iiniiig fossilized. The conservatives did good by cheeking the soiuctimes hasty methods of tho radicals. lie had implicit confidenoo in all his executive associates, aud the convention had shown the .samo. eoniideuco by tho vole given to them. Both D.'lebar and Gompers �n-ero enthusiastically oheored. Tommy Morgan then mounted the plat- Attention, Grand Army Men! JIM BULLSEYE IN BOSTON? The experience of a Veteran at the GEAND AEMY ENOAMPMENT. form, aud grasjiing: President, Gompora' hand, said to the dologates: "You wo tlio finest sotof boys I e^v^er met. 'Tins �woeic has been the plcasnutoat' I evet spent. I have been brought closer to tho trade union. movement titan over boforo, and in'futuro you will find no . Stitnclior Friend iiud Itefoncior for the A. F. of L. than Tommy Morgan." (Choors.) � Delegate McNeil iras then called upon to pronounce tho benediction. He said that tho convention had demonstrated, the value of the mooting of men from all sections of the country for tho exchange of views and tlio comparison of methods. The men of the convention had sho^wn tliomselvos to bo the peers of any deliberative body of the land. From tho work of the federation there should go forth an inspiration to the �n'.ago-earners of America. The delegates adjourned at 4 p. m., with three qlieors for tho American I^ederation of Labor, supplemented by the �war cry of the Massaohusotts delegates. The Ma-sSaohusetts delegates will leave for home Sunday- morning, via tho Grand Trunk, Erie and Fitohburg. THREAD MEN, JUBrLAWT. Good Prospect of a Settlement of the Olnrk Lookout. Newark, N. J., Deo. 18.-Tho great strike of the spinners formerly employed in. the Clark 0. N, T. thread works, and the consequent lockout of the framers, carolers, flnish-ers, plocei's and creolers, still remains practically the same as yesterday,' although the strikers ,and looked-out employes are jubilant over tlie prospect of a speedy settle-rnontot the diflScultios which the conference yesterday would sooVii to indicate. It is roportod that Mr. Moore, secretary of tho National Mulo Spinners' Association, presented thfe grievances of the men to tho Messrs. Clark in the true light, and tliat, alter hearing them. Treasurer William Clark promised to give tliem all due coiisid-oration, asking, however, that tho men inost concorned prepare separate lists of grievances, and have their-affidavits attached, to them. Tho spinners believe that Mr. Clark has boon kept in ignorance of the real cause of llio troublo,, which has existed tor several weeks, and been led to believe that tlie men wore impudent and neglected their work. Secretary Moore, m speaking of the strike and tho probable results of the oonfereuoe, said tonight: "My irapros.siou is that the troublo bo-twoen tho firm and its employes will be settled bv Tuesday of next week at the furthest. The conference was very satisfactory in all its details. "If half tlie allegations of the spinners are correct, tliey are certainly in the right, and will receive all tlio protection from tho National Cotton Mule Spinners' Association to wliicli they are entitled." Mr. Moore said ho believed that the company were perfectly sincere in their prom-mise to give a fair, and impartial invest ga-tion of tho"h'holo trouble, and that tiey seemed to have an earnest desire to have the strike and the caiisos which lead to it fully sifted. He said in regard to mill No. 1, that of courso it w!i3 understood that that mill would have had to close down anyway for two weeks during tho progross of the -ivork of erecting new boilers and machinery, and should an understanding be arrived at, work could not bo resumed for a few weeks. In tlie event of the present negotiations being brought to a close and a settlement effected, Missrs. Hughes .and Woods, both of whom aro members of tho national association executive committee, have to go to Fall Kiver and lay tho results of the strike lielore the committee. Tlio company aelciiowledged that before Mr. Walmsloy was installed superintendent no trouble of this kind over occurred. . Tiiey promised to investigate all sworn grievances aiid meet a oommittoo of spinners Monday morning, when it is probable that a settlement will bo effected. m liKIHe Of::iINDS. HOIiDING UB A CLUB. Lynn Morocco Dressers Demand One of Two Things Kight A^way. Lynn, Deo. 13.-John McCarthy, secretary of tho Morocco Dressers' Union, Kniglits of Labor, of this city, will leave for Philadelphia early next week to consult with the leaders of the Ivniglits of Labor in that city, relative to tho strike here. The striking morocco dressers at a recent meeting voted that unless the strike was Settled by Jan. 1,1891, they woixld use their influence to have the duty on French kid removed. The programme istohave organized labor all over the country and the Farmers Alliance urge Congress to this. Bir. McCarthy stated 'this afternoon that the duty of'35 per cent, on French kid was imposed to protect American labor, at least that was tho reason assigned for it, but it was not doing that. Armenians had been imported into Lynn free of duty to take tho places of the Lynn mochaiiios, and tho duty on li'renoli kid does not protect tho Lj'iiii workiugmeii. Jlr. McCarthy will discuss tho matter with the labor leaders in Philadelphia, after which he will go to Washington and interview some of the Confe'rossional labor committeo.__ OUT WITH A ICNIPE. ' Oloakmakero' Troubles in, Ne-w York Likely to bo Eeneweti. New York, Dec. 13.-Sixty oloakmakera employed by Openheim, Collins & Co., ladies'suit and cloak manufacturers, struck today, bocaUso, .they say, a designer named Granar was laying off men in the shop and having much of the work done outside the shop. ^ One of tho strikers, Morris posoiiberg, was cut with a knife and taken to Bellevuo Hospital. It was said that Morris Pellis, a contractor, was aiTCSted charged TN'ith tho cutting. Lynn Knights Meet Tomorrow. Lynn, Deo. 13.-Tho executive board of the Knights of Labor will hold a meeting Monday, to take action on the reduction of wages in Keeiie Brothers' shoe factory. It is expected that there will bo a strike in that factory after the meeting of tho board. Pupils and Pleasure to Teach the Teacher. Monlton Thinks E.vaminations Are liKc a Sack Race. Distinguished Guests Instruot Schoolmasters' Olul), the Kodaks nstmas. Oatholio Mission foi- Men. A mis.siou exclusively for men will open in St. James' church, Harrison av., this evening, and will continue day and evening for one,week. It will be conducted by Revs. Walter Elliott, t-I. M. and George Doshon of the Paulist order. Now York city. Rev. Walter Elliott, who is tho editor of tlio Catholic World, and one of the loading nnlpit orators of the churcli, will deliver tho cj-emiig sermons. Father Elliott seldom leaves Now York city, and Boston Catholics aro greatly favored in securing his presence. Novelties in China Ware. At 120 Franklin st. there is a display of china aud other wares that cannot fail to bring smiles of appreciation to tho face of any gool housewife who may happen to pass that v,-ay. The latest novelties in out glass ware, tea sets, dinner sots and mantel orniMiients have been secured by .lones, Mc-Dultie & Straiten, arid Cliristnias shoppers aro cordially invited to call and inspect tho stock. Local Lines, -"Scotland's Sweet Singer, Robert Burns," will be the subject of Rev. Reuen Thomas' lecture beloro the members of the Y. M. C. Union next Tuesday evtming. -Tho Beacon Orchestral Club of 20 'lioces, under the management of Miss M. It. Sherman, will leave Boston Dec. ICto :)lav at tho Frank Leslie Dolls' fair at New i'ork for one week. They aro also toup-liearin Hudson, N. Y., Monday, Deo. 23. -Kris Kringlo will make a present to each little girl, a lovely large doll, valued at .�.5, wiioso mamma purchases a New Home Sowing Machine, 100 Tremont st. -Ladies, seo iMuio. May's advertisement page. . -IX all indications are realized, tho Paola Social Club of lloxbury will havo one of the largest aiu most successful parties of tlio season at their first grand ball in Cotillion Hall, Mecliaiiio's building, ou Wednesday evening, Jan. 14. -Park's Broiled Live Lobsters. -The ball to bo given by Typographical Union No. 18 is iixed for Jan. 2tJ, at Music Hall. John Douglas, secretary. 724 Washington St., is ready to gi^\-o all informarion ami supply tickets. The, Germania orcbes, tni will furnisli the muBio. -A very unique und beautiful calendar for 1891 has just been issued by Rockwell &. Churchill. 39 Ajuih st, -Dr. S, ,M. Landis tonight will deliver three illustrated lectures on tho following lollies; 1, "Adanilc Aiuitomy;" 2, "Physiological remperauce-," 3, "How Science StriJtes Between Atheism and Sectarian Bi,'otry." Lillian Landis sings before, betwoen and after each. Free to all. tti Red Men's Hall. 514 Tremont St. -President Baldwin ol the Young Men's Chr.Kiian Union will, by requests, tins evening, in the Union Hall. r�)peat the address reefiitly given by him to young businosa men and others upon "Travelling Salesmen Their Opportunities aud Their Dangers." Tho Massachusetts Schoolmasters' Club held their monthly meeting at the Briins-wick yesterday afternoon, The following new mombors were elected: Principal W. 0. Collar of tho Koxbury Latiij.soliool and Supt. S. P. Dutton of Brooklino. The report of the auditing committee ^ft-as nro-sonted by Mr. J. S. Barrow. Principal D. B. Hagar of the Salom Norma' School presented resolutions "'on the death of Dr. William H. Lambert, late head master of the B. M. 0, Durfee' high school at Fall River. The special guests of the� club were William T. Harris, LL. D., United States com-mis'sioner of education; Richard G. Moul-ton, M. A., of Cambridge University, Eng., and Rev. A. P. Peabody, D. D., LL. D., of Harvard College. Thetopicfor aftor-dinner discussion was "Formative Influences in Ediication." Mr, Frank A. Hill, president of the clttb, introduced Dr. Andrew P. Peabody, as a teacher who had exercised a formative influence upon young men since prehistoric times. Dr! Peabody said his heijrers might well believe his interest in school work dated back to prehistoric times, for just 64 years ago he was mtister of a country district scliool, ^ome of his pupils being children learning their letters and others young men and women 10 yeiU'S older than himself. "The difference between mere lesson hearing In a school and the daily presence of the highest and'best in a teacher's character is a difference that lasts through life. I havo folt through my M'liolo life the formative influence of the first teacher of whom I h.ave any remembrance; a woman of the highest tone, who afterwards held a commanding position iu tho society of one of oui:colloge towns. ; ... "What you say or do for your pupils is a small multiplicand; what your character is must be tho large multiplier. On which the product of your work depends. , The force of a strong character is intensely felt, still more the influence of a pure, high and noble character. "Your scholars know what sort of men you are; whether the community holds you m high eatoein at your true worth, or whether you are merely tolerated as a te-apeotable teacher with whose work there is no especial fault to find. "Your scholars feel it and sho^w it, and the memory of it laijts through life. It comes to them when tliey are old men, and old men's memories make early associations very vivid. They are in their second childhood, in the best and highest sense. "Teachers must not only be men of high tone, but also gentlemen. A teacher who is not a gentleman is not flt for his place. He is a propagator of ill manners and ill manners are bad morals. - The ancients had but one name for manners and morals; I wish we had only one." Dr. Peabody spoke of Mr. Williston, late head master of tho Cambridge high sohool, as a type of the gentlemanly characters that he had known in the teaching profession, and of dopartmentB in Harvard College, like the Semitic department, that drew large numbers of students by� the at-triictivensBs of tho men that stood at tho head of those departments. "Put your soul into your work," said the venerable preacher and teacher as. he concluded his address, "and b^ sure you are gi'owing and learning; wnon you have ceased to loarn. when you have reached th6 summit, stop teaching." The next speaker was Mr. Richard G. MoultonoflCambridgo, Eng., who began by quoting tho saying of an Eastern rabbi, that ho had learnea much from his masters, more from himself and most from his pupils. "When 1 was sent out by Cambridge to do my part towards University extension," said Mr. Moulton, "I thought a groat,deal of myself. For was I not 25? And I spent my tune in spreading ideas and methods that I am now spending all my eiJorts to get rid of. "The flrst principle to take effect was that the number of lectures should be diminished, and their work supplemented by exercises. We now have one lecture a week, then the student works out exercises, and then we havo the mooting of the class in which the lecturer makes comments suggested by the exercises. "Koraembor, these aro exercises, not examinations. In an examination, tho student is invited into a room, away from his books and his ordinary lifo, and asked to givo accurate information ou a dehnite series of topics. In these exorcises he is allowed books and �whatever help he knows how to jet. To be sine, wo do assign subjects for aim to consider, but even hero some lati-t-ude is allowed. "An examination is an unnattiral test; it iB making bricks without stra^w. Or. I prefer to call it a sack race. I don't remember the victor of a sack, race as the best runner, though I have no objection to his getting tho prize. "Now, in the lecture the teacher has his mninga; in the class the pupils have their innings. It is an open discussion, tho teacher commenting on the results of the exercises. The, pupils' influence is thus brought to boar directly on tho teacher, and I must say that my views got from my college training woro gradually knocked out of me by this influence. "The teacher jiaturally has tho academic bent, and the best way to correct it is to bring the influence of the Boholara to bear upon him as much aa possible. "He Is apt to preach to himself, as many preachers in their pulpits do, knocking do^vn tho imaginary Intidels every Sunday; the ouly interest the hearers havo is that of the spectators in a prize fight.  "The next Important influence that 1 consider formative is education, and 1' am afraid tliis will not meet with such hearty approval as iileasure. 'I always made it a main object in my reading to choose the things that gavo mo pleasure. I always had an ineradicable desire to exalt the pleasure side of every "I am un^VidDing to admit that a child has been taught reading uiitil he has been tnught to like reading. In England farm boya como to our national schools, learn to read and pass tlie tests satisfactorily. Then they go back to tho plough, they do not care to read, and In a few years they have actually forgotten how to read. It Is not the fault of the teachers. They ought to bo trained to make and inspire a love for reading, not to try to get the largestnumber ol ijassed examinoos. Dr. Wi liam T. Harris said that in thinking over his talk beforehand, he had begun with metaphysics and with plant life as lie generally did. Tho plant receives from tlie outside world air ana light and heat and food, lut forms itself. Animals form even their own forma, exorcise selection, and things outside of himself exorcise little or no intluonoe upon him. Then the speaker branched off upon the work of the United States Biureau of Education, saying that its work ivivs to gather tho experieuceof the world's teachers and hand it out so that each man could add to himself from the experience of others. Don't forget to buy the Game of "Inno . CHNCE AnUO.tD." "iNNOCE.NCa ABEOAD" 1 makes winter oveuings jolly. of Moiliclnes Is v.-h!it �Wm. A. Le)ir of Kcudnl-viUe, Ind., ctilis IIodci's BarsnparUla, and with good reaBon. Scrofula, In tlio foria of whlio B-welllngs and Bores, confined lilm to I1I9 Iwd for 7 yeiirs aud Icept lilm au invalid for 11 long yeai-R. IIlo BuUerlngB wero intense, lie feared lie never eliould get well. But lie read of cures by Hood's Saraaparllla and decided to try tills medicine. lie was soon giautled to tice the sores decrease, and., to make a long story sliort, as the resul.t of taking Hood's Sarsaparllla taltlifully be has been entirely cured of um-of lUa and given'good ficalth. Hood's Sarsaparifia Sold by all druggists. gl;BLXforS5. Prepared only by 0.1. aoOD ........ $5.00 FOR GENTLEMEN. A large assortment to Bcleet from, including ETTSBIA CALF, in threo oolors, OOZE CALF, in two oolors. GEKUIKE ALLIQATOH, in three ooloia. aENUnra seal, in two colors. PLUSH OPEEA, Old Gold color.^. BRIGHT DOSGOLA, opera and ties. VELVET EMBKOIDEKED, opera and ties, &0,| &0.| &0.| fal. At prices from 75c. to �3.50 per pair. Also, Boys' and Youth's BUppers and Eahber Boots for 2juas presents. We purchased last week from two of the best known manufaoturers of Pino Neckwear in Hew York city their entire stocks, and on Monday .morning we shall inaugurate the g):eatest sale of Heokwear ever held iu.this country, if STYLE, VAEIETY, PEIOE, and VALUE are any criterion. Gentlemen's Silk Soarfs, in knots, puffs and four-in-ha,nds,.. usually sold at �6O0. and 75o. each, at ' 25c. Gentlemen's Silk Soarfs, in knots, puffs and four-in-hands, are sold in Boston today all $1,00 and $1.25 eaoh, at ^60c. Gentlemen's Soarfs, in all the latest shapes and the newest patterns,in'' knots, puffs,and four-in-hands, are sold today at $1,60 each, at 75o. The ohoioesfSilk Soarfs ever produced, in knots, puffs aiid four-in-hands, are sold today at from $ $2.00 each, at ., .,, . $I.O0 Bear in mind such an opportunity as the present offers to purchase the finest productions of the best manufaoturers at less than half-price is a rare ocour-rence^at this season of the year. tjolidey Sospenders. 2000 dozen, put up in glass boxes, from len^Gerdipi] Jackets. A manufaottirer's entire line of samples, to be divided into the following ots 1 Sten's 0ardj,gan Jaokots, in all oolors and sizes, regular price $2.00 eaoh, at , . . �; . . .... si.0,0 Men's Cardigan Jackets, in all oolors and sizes, regular price $2.50 each, at, .........$1.50 Men's , Cardigan Jackets, in all oolors and sizes, regular price $3,50 each, at '. ., . . . . . . . r2,00 Visit our mammoth Men's Fitrnish- ing Department D-aring the coming week. Every item advertised is a Men's 8UU Hats.. - - - 'and SC-CO , Men's D�'^y=^y;.^g; $2.50'and r3 Men's Fni Caps. �......^jj.BO to StS Men's Winter 0";S�;-'; 'gQ^ t;s2.50 Men's SmoWag Caps.'' l^^'^^'^^'<^<z'm To bring this prominent department prominently before tho publio, we shall maie to order, nntU Jan. 1, Six Shirts for $8.00, Unlanndored, These are strlotly oustom made, ane a perfect flt guaranteed or money refunded, �We shall also make to order Full Dress Embroidered Bosom-.ShlrtB from $1.75 to $3.00 each. Laundered, ready for nee, just the thing for Zmas. An order on Jordan, Marsh & Oo., for six Oustom Made Shirts woiild bo a very aooeptahle present to any gentleman, Ladies' end OentieiUBn's. One of the largest, most complete and best selected stocks, gold and silver mountings and fine^ natural wood sticks, ranging in price from 76tl, to $25.00 each. Half Hose. AB-Sllk Half Hose In Black and Fanoy Ooloia, per pair, from.. ............. $i.50 to $3.50 Extra Fine English Cashmere Half Hose Qlght ajid heavy �r'eight), in Bhiok and Colors, per pair, from............... 50c. to $1.75 Extra Fine English Merino Half Hose, in Plain Miitnioa and Fancy Stripes, per pair, from..�................... 50c. to $i.50