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bathe denied that be Bold to unlicensed
DOGS AND BACK TJOOBS.
Henry Schueti, Jr., representing Schuetz, Ken
xienausen Co., of 100 and 102 Market street, said
tbeir receipts last year were IlCWO. They haTe
two delivery wagons to supply their city trade.
Mr. Christy Are you at yonr place on Sunday?
Mr. bchueti Hot very often.
Probably one or our employes; we keep some
"One or your men goes there on Sundays to at
tend to the dogs. Does he ever sell anything?"
How do you know, if you are not there?"
'We haTe no employes who would do that."
There Is a rear entrance to your place?"
res. sir; but the door Is barred and bolted."
Otto Schmidt, of II Diamond square, answered
all the questions In a straightforward manner,
and was the last applicant lrom the First ward.
Charles and Frederick H. Breunlng, orZBbec
oud avenne, were the first from the second ward.
Tneyare the sons orJoeepbUreuning.l resident
orthe Keystone Brewing Company. The rather
bas heretofore held the license for the place on
feecond avenue, but he sold out to his sons recen
lv for C8.000 on condition that, as soon as they pot
their license, tbev would pay him 15,000. and the
balance Tin veiny installments. Therecelpts last
Taotae.fJS: or 1SS Water street, stated that
Mi receipts were $35,000, onlytLax I of which was
for beer: About one-quarter or his trade Is a
bottle trade, and hehas a good trade in the adjoln-
lnudgenVMte-Have you sold In Mercer county
during the past jcarf
ilr.Vlnch les. sir.
'Did you sendjour orders C O. D?"
'Yes sir. I did."
'Did you pet Into trouble about It?"
Ves, sir, but I pot out again."
"How did von get out?"
'By pavlnp the costs. "
"Well, 1 wish all men were as candid as you
Isaac JJ. Finch, or 12 Emlthfield street, eave bis
receipts for the vearas 76,610. He hai one cus
tomer In Washington county, but he always comes
to the store, pays for his nhlsxy and takes It home
with him ., , .
Judge White Do yon sell to clubs?
a ,nn m&mrdtWoods- of Wood's Run. came to
my place once or twice ror liquor for a club he I
called the Acme Club. I don't know anything.!
COUXCILMAX GETTY'S BOAST.
Councilman James Getty, or ISO and 182 First
avenue, caught this kind or running fire:
Judge White What do you sell?
'All kinds of liquors except ale or beer."
What were your receipts last year?"
'About 50, 000. Tbey were over tsa, CoO the year
'How about unlicensed houses?"
"I don't know K we sell to them or not."
"You sell to everybody that comes along, do
ir they are right."
"Whatdo mean by right?"
"Well, ir we are satisfied that customers are do
ing a straight business, or they want the liquor
for their own use, we sell to them."
"Do vou Bell to clubs?"
'l6elltoone. Ican'tplveyou the name or It;
but It meet! at Mr. 'Pearson's house on Water
"How late do you keep open on Saturday
"Well, I generally close about 10 o'clock. Often
customers come In early In the evening and buy a
lot or goods, while on their way to the theater,
and ask me to keep open until they come back.
That keeps me open later."
Mr. Christy Have you ever delivered beer to 25
"Are you at present the bondsman for a Mrs.
Hawkins, charged with keeping a disorderly
"o. sir. 1 believe Mrs. Hawkins took an ap
peal from the decision in a liquor case before Al
ilerman Carlisle, and they telephoned me to see JJ
1 would po on her bond for Sioo. I told them I
would ir ltwasneeessary: but I never heard or
them since." , . . ,.
"Have vou shipped poods to out-or-town cus
tomers marked merchandise' or 'produce?' "
"Have you not shipped large orders or glass
bottles, marked 'shorts,' to customers?"
"We'll, vou are a member or City Councils?"
"Lone or short term?"
Judge W bite How many bonds are you on this
year for liquor licenses?
"I think only three I made a special effort not
to po on any more than 1 could help."
W. H. Holmes & fcon were called next, ques
tioned prettv closely as to the matter or selling to
customers without inquiring into their responsi
bility. The applicants admitted that they did not
pay particular attention to this point. Judge
w bite promised revocation of their license IT they
should keep It up this year.
AS TO SOME INSINUATIONS.
Leon Hellbroner. or 6 and 8 Wood street,
did a business or 537,000 last year. His trade Is
mostly In the northern counties. He sells to about
SO licensed houses In the county, chiefly In Home
stead, Slansfleld, Sharpsburg and Etna. He sup
plies about hair a dozen private families In the
Mr. Christy Ha ve you delivered beer to boats,
barber shops, groceries or cigar stores?
"No, sir "
Mr. Cohen Now, Mr. Christy, brine, a witness
to prove those Insinuations.
Mr. Christv You are on that side; I am on this.
Judge White Gentlemen. I cannot allow a dis
cussion. FredW. Mueller, or Third aTenne and Try
street, was refused last year because he thought
be made a mistake in making onthis application.
Hugh McCutcheon, of 227 fcc-cond avenue, said his
receipts last vear were (18,000. He admitted hav
ing sold some to persons who were refused last
year, but did not know lflhev were selling.
Mr. Christy How many of those persons have
yon sold to, and who are they?
Judge White Mr. Christy, that Is not fair.
When ataan Is candid enough to admit the truth
yon must not ask him to answer questions that
would lay a foundation for a prosecution.
Mr. Christy It has been done here right along.
Jndge White Well, 1 would not compel the ap
plicant to give tbe names or those persons
Henry fenyder answered for the firm ofAbcll,
Snyder & Co.. or 145 and l6 Water street. Their
receipts last year were $35,000 as against 100,000 of
the previous 3 ear.
Judge White Do you treat your friends some
times? Mr. Snyder Well, we don't make a practice or
that; we would soon have too many friends.
C buustein, or 133 and 134 Water street, sells all
kinds or liquors, except ale, beer and porter. His
main business Is with tbe small jobbers and be
does not bottle anv whisky. He does not sell to
private families. Hair a barrel is tbe smallest
amount he sells. His receipts last year were fl50,
000. Thev were about the same the previous year.
.&. A. Weller were the last applicants from the
Second ward. Thev onlv have a small city trade,
but did a business last year of 74,000.
THE CHIEF BOTTLERS.
Joseph Einstein & Co. were called first from the
Third ward. Mr. Einstein answered. He Bald his
firm was simply engaged In the bottling business,
and only handled beer, ale and porter. They run
three delivery wagons.
Jndge White Do yon Bell to unlicensed houses?
What Is your principle trade?"
"It is with private ramllies."
, "Well, thev are unlicensed houses?"
V "But they don't sell again."
'Do your drivers sell from the wagons?"
"They have explicit instructions not to do 60."
"How do you do when yon receive an order
from a strange name?"
"He send an agent to get Information about the
customer, anil If we find be Is not all right, his
order Is not filled. "
Mr. Christv Have you filled orders from Wash
'Yes, from private families."
William J. Friday, formerly qf Schmidt Fri
dav. was called. He disposed or his Interest In
this firm In September last, and had tbe license or
JohnHebllng, or633SmltbfleId street, transferred
to him. He has been dolnea business since that
tlmeort2a0.000 peryear. He keeps four agents in
various parts or tbe State, and handles all kinds
or liquor 6. He keeps a registry ol all the licensed
houses In the county, and when an order comes In
from a person who was refused last year it Is Ig
nored. A. C Henderson, of SO Seventh avenue, sells
largely to country druggists. He has a err small
city trade. S. Klinordlinger, ot 19 Diamond
square, was called but was let down pretty easily.
His receipts last year were (55,000. R. E. Xlppen
cott, a distiller In Green countr. wants a license
to tell the products or his distillery at 539 smith
G. W . Schmidt, of 95 and 97 Firth avenne, was
the last applicant called. He took charge or the
business when Mr. Friday left tbe firm. October
1. 1&8&. and has been doing business on a basis of
ruu, wo per year, aDoni iiu,ujuox wmen is lor malt
liquors. He bottles eight barrels of whisky each
day. He runs two delivery wagons, and supplies
the Duquesne, Pittsburg and Columbus clubs.
hen asked by Judge hlle If he sold to un
licensed houses, Mr. Schmidt replied that he
could not tell positively. He keeps a list of per
sons who were refused a license last vear. and
gives his employes special Instructions not to sell
to them. He ships to private customers In Mercer
county, but never sends the goods C. O. D. Judge
White reminded Mr. Schmidt to be particularly
cautious aoout selling vo persons wunoui a
license who mi ght want to retail the liquor again.
Court adjourned until this morning.
A NEW BRIDGE HEEDED.
Stockholder of tbe Suspension Opposed to
tbe Cable Road.
"W. Hildenbrand, the engineer who ex
amined the Sixth street bridge last fall, was
in the city- yesterday. Mr. Hildenbrand
said that it was the intention of the company
to brace tbe bridge this summer, bat the ma
jority of the stockholders were opposed to it
now. They also object to a cable road being
laid on tbe bridge, as was originally intended.
Tbe bridge company is satisfied with tbe
present revenues, and does not think a cable
road across it would increase them.
Tbe prospects now are that the Manchester
street car line will be the one to build that
new bridge close to the present one, to accom
modate the cable road only. Mr. Hildenbrand
bad talked with some of those interested and
this was the idea conveyed.
More Money for Bank Depositor.
Tbe property ot the Independent Glass Com
pany, which was taken by tbe Farmers and
Mechanics' Bank on a mortgage from the
Voight Bros., was put up at auction yesterday.
The property consists of a glass factory and
fire vacant lots on South Fourteenth street.
The factory was not sold yesterday because tbe
bids were not high enough; but tbe lots were
purchased by Alderman Succop, for $6,800.
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FIRED JIM OUT.
An Old Saloon JLeeper Who
Gave the lie to Sam Small.
A PEAOAS AT BRIMSTONE.
Jacob Kellar, With Milk-Shake Mar
tin, Thrown Downstairs.
GREAT EXCITEMENT IK CHURCH.
Judge White Will be Asked to Eefuse H,im
a Saloon Licenser
INTERFERENCE SUITS THREATENED
The Prohibition people who went to hear
Sam Small. deliver his celebrated lecture
"From the Barroom to
field 31. E. Church last
night, took hold of the
liquor question in a new
style, and as one of
them stated he 'downed
the business better than
V iW"jt it could be done on June
. X r 18.' The performance
Sam uuiatt, .on consisted of taking a
KeUar Told Be Lied. weU.fcnown saloon keep
er of this city by the nape of the neck and
another part of his anatomy and throwing
iim rlnwn two flights of Stairs.
The individual in question was Jacob 1
Kellar, keeper of a liquor store next to the
churcfi. "While reading the placard on the
church door yesterday he decided to con
tribute to the cold water cause, and bought
a ticket for the lecture. He got a front seat
in the church, and was one of the most at
tentive listeners to the recital of the story of
LMr. Small's life. He found no objection to
what the speaker said, until Mr. bmall
spoke of the avariciousness of saloonkeep
ers to get the "almighty dollar." He was
telling of the time when his wife employed
a detective to follow him, and prevent bar
tenders from giving him liquor. He said
that when warned not to do so the saloonists
would smuggle it to him for the sake of the
money they knew he would give for it.
WHEX HE WAS INTEEBUPTED.
He was portraying in pathetic language the
pleadings of his wife while on her knees, to the
saloon keepers, when Mr. Kellar spoke up:
"I do not believe that! You come here tell
ing these people your lies about men who are
engaged in an honest business. It is a lie! It's
He spoke in a modulated tone, and few peo
ple heard him. He then began a tirade against
Mr. Small, when a voice from the rear yelled:
"Give it to him! He's one of them!"
Kellar arose and said: "You are a liarf
By this time half of the people In the church
were on their feet; but Mr. Small quieted them
and continued his discourse. He preceded until
he said that no man in the State has a right to
demand a license as a natural right. The law
gave him the permission to sell liquor for a sum
of money. Such permission was to be good
from year to year; and, upon its face, was
plainly written that the State had the right to
revoke it at any time.
Mr. Kellar here interrupted him, and asked
an unintelligible question. The ushers of the
church started toward him, intending to put
him out; but Mr. Small said:
"Leave him alone! He's all rigfct!"
The lecturer then continued, saying: "I like
to hear these old croakers praying to God to
come down and pnt the whisky business out
side the State of Pennsylvania. Just imagine
for a moment God coming donn here! That Is
not His business. Instead of praying to God
to come and put it out, they should pray for
a clear conscience to vote it out. -It's the votes
of the people that keep it here, and it's the
votes of the people that will put it out. It is a
question for every conscience to say if you win
keen it here. It's your place to vote upon the
f question, and, if you think you would be better
off without it, vote it out. tub supreme tjoun
says you have a right to do this, and I think
they ought to know more than a Congress of
THE EEAIj STICKING POINT.
"I tell you it's awful ludicrous, and well
worth the price of admission to see these
brewers gathered around a table, saying that
the people of the State have no right to rob
them of their business!"
At this point Mr. Kellar rose in his seat and
"What would the compensation be to the
men who have their money in the business
when it is all swept away? Are they not en
titled to something? Is it right to take a man's
property away from him without giving him
something for it?"
Before he was through, the excitement in the
church was intense. AU the men stood up in
the seats, and a dozen or more started for Kel
"Put him out!" "He's drunk!" "He has no
right to interrupt our meeting!"
Mr. Small again tried to quiet the audience.
The women sitting in tbe neighborhood of Mr.
Kellar Immediately arose and rushed away to
other parts of the church. Mr. B. C. Christy,
the W. C. T. TJ. attorney, exclaimed:
"Leave him alone! Til attend to his ease!"
Everybody now began to yell: "Put him
out!" and "Call the police!" Some of the more
timid women started for the doors, and for a
few moments it looked as though there would
be a panic
Kellar tried to make himself heard; but a
stranger opposite him yelled:
"WewiU answer your question by saving
that if the Honor men nay for the homes they
have wrecked we will agree to pay them fori
tbe loss ol their capital invested in me dusi
ness. Mr. Kellar made some sort of reply and
started for the door, saying:
"I'll not listen to any more lies! Good
"The men who were going to lay bands on
him moved aside, and he passed down
the aisle. After taking a dozen steps, he
stopped and turned to,6peak to Mr. Small. At
this stage of the game Mr. James Youngson
caught bim by the arm and tried to lead him
away. He refused to go, and Youngson pushed
him along. When he got to the end of the
aisle Mr. Kellar grabbed a pillar, and stuck to
it tighter than an applicant for a license sticks
to a statement about not selling beer to minors.
8EVEBAI. TOOK HOLD OF HIM.
Several people, among them "Milk Shake"
John A. Martin, of Smithfield street, assisted
Mr. Youngson in getting KeUar away from tbe
The excitement was now at fever heat. Men
and women stood in the seats of the church
looking upon tbe performance, so seldom seen
in a house of worship.
Kellar now protested against being put out;
and a friend of his said that, as he had paid his
money, he could not be put out. By this time
the crowd were at the doors at the head of the
stairs. A young woman who had fled from her
seat when the melee began tstood within the
doorway, and. before she could get out of the
way sbe was jostled against the wall. Messrs.
Youngson, Kellar and Martin, with others,
were engaged in a game of catch-asatch-can.
When the three mentioned went
down the steps Kellar was thrown about,
and, in his descent, grabbed hold of Mr.
Martin. The latter was carried along, and was
banged up against tbe wall. He alighted at
the first landing upon his hands and knees,
with Mr. Kellar after him, a good second.
Martin picked himself up; but tbe other gen
tleman was not put to that trouble. He was
assisted to his feet by a number of people, and
pushed down the other flight. He alighted
upon the ground floor upon his feet, and Was
pushed out of the door to tbe street. Mr.
Kelly, Youngson and others threatened to
HOW KELLAB EXPLAINS IT.
Mr. Kelltr was seen after the Incident. He
was looking a little rough from the handling he
bad got, and said be had a perfect right to do"
as he had done. He said be paid 25 cents to
hear the lecture, and, as it was not, theiefore,
in a church, but a lecture room, he thought he
had the privilege of asking any question he
wished. His account of the affair greatly
varied from his actions in the church and from
the language used.
At the conclusion of the lecture Elder Crafts
arose and made a motion that the audience
ask Judge White not to grant Mr. Kellar a
license. The motion was adopted.
Mr. Christy said: "I think Kellar will find
out that after May 1, prohibition will prohibit
as far as he is concerned.
The lecture by Mr. Small was the same as
that delivered in East Liberty about ten months
ago and in Braddock this week. In substance,
it was the story of his life; of how he nad bat
tled against tbe drinking habit. He told in
beautiful language ot the'pleadlngs and inter
cessions of his wife, and what she did to save
him from the grave of a drunkard. After 15
years of drinking he reformed, and for the past
four years has been trying to save others.
EE7. J. 21. JIIIiES PITCHES IN.
He Speaks on the Souihslde, Characterizing
The quarterly meeting of the Bingham
street 31. E. Church, Southside, was opened
last night with a lecture by the Bev. J. W.
Miles, A. M., who spoke upon the subject,
"The Cause, Curse and Cure of Intemperance."
The gentleman said the friends of liquor
claimed for it everything except tbe truth. He
said if St. Paul had stated that strong drink
was the root of all evil, instead of "the love ot
money," he would have been quite correct. He
characterized drink as a relic of barbarism and
a twin of slavery; a slaughterer of life worse
than all the casualties multiplied; something
that takes strength out of a man, but puts none
into him: a feeder upon paupers anda feeder of
pauperism; a destroverof human life, and a
foe to tbe genius of national life, which can
only he remedied by prohibition, pure and
A RAILROAD RECEIVERSHIP.
The Appointment ef W. C Qnincy as Suc
cessor of the Late John Scott Desired
by the Minority Stockholders) of the A.
V. n. K.
Deep interest is felt tin the appointment
ot a new associate Keceiverforthe Allegheny
Valley Railroad. The death of John Scott
left a vacancy which the courts must fill
shortly. The surviving Receiver is W. H.
Barnes. He will succeed to the Presidency ot
the A.V.'R. B., also made vacant by Mr.
As Mr. Barnes is Treasurer of the Pennsyl
vania Railroad, he will still represent the in
terests of that corporation inthe Allegheny
Valley Railroad in his dual capacity of Presi
dent and Receiver. Formerly Mr. Scott repre
sented the minority stock of tbe Allegheny
Valley Railroad as Receiver and President,
Now, the minority realize tbe importance of
securing the appointment of a strong man to
take Mr. Scott's place and guard their inter
ests. Especially are they anxious about this
appointment in view of the litigation pending
between the Pennsylvania Railroad Company
and tbe Allegheny Valley Railroad Company.
Some of the minority have suggested the ap
pointment of Thomas M. King, of tbe Balti
more and Ohio Railroad, as the new receiver.
However, the wise heads, much as they admit
his strength, are afraid to hand his name to the
courts, because they believe the Pennsylvania
Railroad wonld watre a bitter fight on him, and
then owing to Mr. King's long connection with
the management of the Allegheny Valley Rail
road, they might say "He knows too much."
Mr. C. Quincy, formerly .Manager of the
Pittsburg and Lake Erie Railroad, has also
been suggested as the new receiver. It is
probable that the courts will be asked by tbe
minority to appoint bim to the position. Hels
now managing the Monongahela Connecting
Railroad, of Jones & Laughlins, and that firm
is one of the heavy stockholders in the Alle
gheny Valley road, as againstthe Pennsylvania
THE RATTLING MILK CANS.
The Milk Dealers Draw Up a Conititntlon
They Express Themselves Determined to
Fight the C. C. C.
The distance between the milk dealers and
the Chartiers Creamery Company, as agent
for the Producers' Association, is as wide as
ever. Mr. Reed, of the latter, claims that
he is gaining on the dealers at every turn;
hut they express themselves just as deter
mined .as on last Friday night, that they will
notbny any milk from him. There is.already
a large element of truth in their statement, be
cause out of 1,418 gallons of milk which arrived
at the Fort Wayne depot yesterday morning,
the creamery company, it is alleged, only got
Mr. Reed has stored the greater part of his
supply in his storage honse on Liberty street.
Mr. McCutcheon, the Milk Inspector, went
there yesterday to examine the fluid as to its
fitness for sale. The creamery company claims,
however, that they are not going to sell any of
it, but will make butter of it.
Whatever the lacteal warfare amounts to,
there has not been a report from anywhere in
dicating that consumers are suffering.
The dealers made a great move toward unity
of action last night by drawing np a constitu
tion and bylaws governing the organization of
the milk dealers of Pittsburg and Allegheny.
The committee met at Mr. J. P.Walker's store,
on Grant street, at 8 o'clock. Mr. Walker was
elected Chairman, and Mr. John Espin, of
Allegheny, Secretary. While the men refused
to state the details of their constitution, it was
said the object of the organization will beto-t
protect tne interests 01 we ueaiers and main
tain a uniformity of price.
During the meeting harmony of action mani
fested itself, and, from the 1 pirit shown by the
gentlemen belonging to the committee, it ap
peared that Mr. Reed and the Chartiers
Creamery Company will have a stronger and
more determined foe to fight than tbey antici
pated. THE INTEREST GROWING.
9Ir. Bnilcy Points Out How Prohibition
Will Reduce Taxation An Enthusiastic
Woman Gives Her Views.
3Irs. Bailey, the eminent temperance
worker, from Minnesota, is in the city. She
has been stumping Fayette, Greene and
Washington counties in tbe Interest of pro
hibition since January, and will remain in Al
legheny county for the next month.
Mrs. Bailey admits that prohibition has not
been as successful in Iowa as in Kansas. Iowa
Republicanism is not Kansas Republicanism.
However, the prohibitory law had already
done a vast deal of good in Iowa, and it is
being better enforced every day. She said:
"Prohibition will reduce taxation. The loss
of the revenues from whisky will be noth
ing. The court at Uniontown just closed
tried 64 cases. 52 of which were caused
by liquor. The trial of two of these
cases alone cost more than, the reve
nues yielded by the six distilleries in the
county per year. In Greene county tbe trial
of the McCausland murderers will cost the
county S50.000. The revenues from tbe two dis
tilleries in the county is $5,665 in a year, yet
thatmurder can be traced directly to the use of
four gallons of whisky. This is how prohibi
tion will reduce taxation.
Mrs. Bailey said that Francis Murphy was
opposed to fixing the broken plank on the
bridge so that he could have the pleasure of
pulling the victims out of tbe water. "Ho is
looking after his pocketbook," she added.
Mrs. Bailey does not believe either that pro
hibition will pnt the sale of whisky into the
hands of disreputable people. Sbe is anxious
to have Pennsylvania declare itself against
whisky for the influence of its example on
other States. The lady reports the interest as
growing rapidly, and sbe predicts a sweeping
victory for Prohibitionists.
AN ORPHANS' HOME
To Be Established Here by the Odd Fellows
of Western Pennsylvania.
A delegate convention of Odd Fellows
was held last evening iu the hall on East
Diamond street, Allegheny,the object being
to further the project 'for the establishment
of a borne for Odd Fellows' orphans. About
800 delegates, representing 68 lodges in West
ern Pennsylvania, were present, including
about 40 ladies who represented lodges of the
degree of Rebekah. The project is to estab
lish a home similar to the one in Philadelphia.
After a lengthy discussion on tbe matter It
was decided to elect officers and appoint a
committee on ways and means with instruc
tions to report at a future meeting.
Tbe men digging the cellar of the Fourteenth
ward station house struck quicksand yester
day. Part of the wall of an adjacent carriage
shop fell in. The wall of Samuel Mackey's
brick house is very shaky.
During the past week the following named
gentlemen secured private boxes for the May
Festival: D. G. Stewart, Andrew Mellon. H.
C.Frick.J. R-McGlnley, A. T. Bowand and
George Westinghouse, Jf.
IS IT SMOTHERED?
Gossip About the Disappearance of
an Important Railroad Bill
IN A LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE.
If Passed it Wonld Checkmate the F. B. E.
in Blockading Sidetracks
AHD AID THE JUNCTION EXTENSION,
An alleged attempt to smother a big bill
in the Legislature has raised quite a storm
in certain circles of Pittsburg. The pro
posed law originated here, and if passed
would be of tremendous importance to this
city's future railroad interests. It was in
troduced early In the present session of the
Legislature, and so eSe6tuallyhas it been
suppressed pp to this time that never a
word about it has come over the wires from
Harrisburg. It is doubtful whether the
live journalists at the Capitol know of such
a bill, so silently was its funeral said to be
The first intimation of the matter was re
ceived by The Dispatch in a conversa
tion between one of its reporters and a
wealthy iron manufacturer on the South
side. They had been talking about the
freight discriminations on the Pennsylvania
Railroad, sad the manufacturer, to illus
trate the grasping character of the corporation,
gave a history of how the Junction and other
railroads had been foiled by the Pennsylvania
Railroad's hurriedly constructed switches in
laying tracks to various manufacturing centers
of the city. Continuing, he said:
"And even now influential men of this city
and State are unable to get out of committee
at the Legislature a bill which makes railroad
property liable to condemnation as well as pri
A OEEAT PUBPOSE.
Beyond this the iron man would say nothing
further about the mysterious bill. But he re
ferred tbe reporter to three gentlemen in
Pittsburg for details. One of these explained
the purpose of the bill as follows:
Railroad companies have the right to condemn
and appropriate private property on tbe ground
that it is needed for uses as public property.
Sometimes it occurs they condemn or purchase a
great deal more than they really have use tor, be
cause It Is cheaper to take more land than a little.
They thus frequently condemn or buy at a given
point more property than Is essential to the uses of
Sometimes tbe property so bought or condemned
may be tbe only land by or through which
other railroads can reach their terminus. As, for
Instance, the Allegheny Valley Railroad may
condemn or bny all the property at a given point
between the hills and low water line of the river.
Tbe Pittsburg, Fort Wayne and Chicago Railroad
might do the same in the Ohio Valley, or the Bal
timore and Ohio Railroad could operate on the
same plan of negotiations In tbe narrow valley of
The purpose of the bill now In committee at
iburgrlsto enable new rauroaa companies
which seek to come into Pittsburg, and which are
now made to buy right of way because of just
such acts on the part of existing railroads here,
to actually condemn, for right of way, the prop
erty of other railroads, by paying lust compensa
tion to the company first in possession.
WHERE THE SHOE INCHES.
The Supreme Court decided recently (in the
Junction Railroad case) that where one railroad
baa its tracks on a piece of property, it Is not
competent for a new railroad to cross over, above
or under them. Railroads are the highways of
tbe State, and in this decision It was assumed that
all the property held by the railroad tracts was
essential to its operations.
This bill simply provides that if a piece of prop
erty owned by a railroad Is not essential to the
proper operation of the company first In posses
sion, then by paying its full worth any
other railroad may condemn It for right
of way. In other words, the bill would
allow the question of necessity or uselessness of
such property to be taken before a Jury for de
cision. The passage of tbe bill is of great import
ance to Plttsnurg. It is a question whether by
the present rulings any other railroad will ever be
able to enter Pittsburg because or the contour of
its environs and the fact that the Pennsylvania
Railroad system has Its sidetracks and switches
straddled all over the valleys from the hills to the
low water line, thereby excluding all proposed
EFFECTS OK PITTSBURG.
If this law could be passed it might permit
the Junction road to be built all along the Al
legheny nver bank despite the switches the
Pennsylvania Railroad threw out from the Alle
gheny Valley and Cleveland and Pittsburg
Railroads, successfully blockading it up to this
time- The Millvale Street Railway and the
Evergreen Railway might be able to
at least get a crossing over the West Penn
tracks at Bennett's station- after repeated re
fusals on the part of the Pennsylvania Com
pany. The Pittsburg and Western Railroad
could also continue its river branch up to
Sharpsburg, notwithstanding the West Penn
siding thrown out to balk it.
The general rumor is that the Influence of
the Pennsylvania Railroad is keeping the hill
in a desk of the committee room until the
Legislature adjourns. Only one month more
of Cre session remains, and thus far Pitts
burgers interested say they are utterly unable
to resurrect their measure.
OLD ROMAN 0M DECK.
He Is Wary of the Interviewer In His Old
Days Fighting Rheumatism and De
voted to Pions Uses.
Judge Thurman was at the depot last
evening going to Washington for a few
days to attend to some legal business. The
Old Boman leaned wearily on a staff and
the strong arm of his grandson as he walked
into the restaurant His face is still bright,
and between tbe twinges of rheumatism that
rack his bones he laughs pleasantly as in the
good old days when Edmunds and he went out
of the Senate to "see a man." His body gives
strong evidence of physical weakness, and he
hobbles about, stooped in the shoulders, like
an old broken down war horse. Since the elec
tion, too, the Judge has become wary of the
interviewer, and he is as Sphinx-like in his con
versation as Matthew Stanley.
"Ah, boys," he began, "I am out of politics.
I am devoting all my.time now to pious uses.
My bones are full of rheumatism and I have
had a hard time fighting it this winter. I am
going to Washington, but certainly not as an
office seeker. I don't see why the Ohio Repub
licans should complain that Harrison is too
slow. Mr. Wanamaker Is making the post
masters walk the planEln lively style.
"Do you know I never saw Editor Halstead
in my life. His rejection by the Senate is
within party lines, and as I am a civil man I
have no desire to mix myself up in their
When asked what he thought of union with
Canada, the Old Roman answered facetiously:
"According to the doctrine of manilest destiny
America was to gobble up the earth and a few
of the outlying planets. This used to be good
Democratic doctrine, and I suppose Is still in
force. I don't know what Ben Butterworth or
John Sherman want. I am not acquainted
with their ideas."
Judge Thurman refused to talk Democratic
politics. He hadn't beard of Whitnev's scheme
to make Cleveland President in 1892, and he
wouldn't talk of .his son's candidacy for the
Governorship of Ohio.
EANDAllli CIiUB MUSICAL.
To-Nlght's Nice Event at the Club Honse on
The Club House Social Committee of the
Randall Club has arranged a musical pro
gramme for this evening that cannot fail to
give pleasure. Prof. Basil Brennen is pianist,
and solos will be 'sung by Messrs. T. J. Fitz
Patrick, baritone; Frank Meldin and F. w.
Robertshaw, tenors, and a duet by Messrs.
RoDertshaw and J. S. Murray, "The Burial at
Sea,"' Mr. Murray, basso.
These Thursday events are very attractive,
and Messrs. J. Pressley Fleming and John J.
O'Leary wish to see the friends of members of
tbe club enjoy themselves, and a cordial wel
come to such is extended to make themselves
at home on such occasions at No. 73 Sixth ave
The Knabe Pianos In tbe Von Bulow Con
certs. ' "Wondrous in the quality of its sound, in
its power, and its resonance, and far sur
passing all like intruments is the Americas
piano. "We do not believe that Von Bulow
Is ever beard to the same advantage in
Europe, unless, as is indeed quite likely, he
uses an American piano. We surpass all
the rest ot tha world in mechanical and'
scientific workmanship, and it is no wonder
that we make the most beautiful instru
ments. iTeto York Sun, April 3,
THURSDAY, 'APRID -ly
NOTES AND NOTIONS.-
Many Clatters of Mnch ntfd Little Moment
She probably flew to meet him on tbe wings
of her Imagination.
Bismarck was horn April 1 and. still nobody
knows who the laugh is on.
Dahala, the husband of Bernhardt, takes
morphine, hut he is no poppy.
A New iron ceiling is being pnt in the lobby
of tbe Seventh Avenue Hotel.
That inventor who bas discovered a perfect
separator is wanted in Chicago. ""
The Board of Viewers viewed the antici
pated opening of Boquet street.
Fred Grant will. get 112,000 a year, yet
some people ask, what's in a name?
Public men are public targets, the more
prominent the more liable to be hit.
Another American actress has "scored" a
success. She says Irving cannot act.
MRS. MACK at is to dine with the Prince of
Wales. Huhl Our Carrol did that
An Austrian woman has been decorated, pre
sumably with the order of the Garter. -
Just 657 nuisances were abated last month,
and the Postofflce masher is. stUl there.
Johu CUMMmos fell from a scaffold yester
day at Howe, Brown & Co.'s mill, and broke
Markis SnEEMAN charges Edward Wills
with larceny and the Markls will tell his story
Mr. Samtei. Kn,QOBE. of 194 Wylie avenue,
entertained a number of friends last night at a
There were 391 deaths last month.the great
est for 12 years. This makes the rate very high,
20.6 per 1,000.
Dr. E. A. Wood has written an opera which
will be given by the Boston Ideals about the 5th
or 6th of May.
Foreigner Yes. Persons over 65, and ac
knowledged idiots, are excused from jury duty
in New York.
Ex-Ejipress Eugenie is In Spain hunting
ruins. She should spend her time among tbe
Georoe McTighe had his arm crushed by
machinery last night at Carnegie's Twenty
ninth street mill.
Mansfield wears a 510,000 suit of armor in
Richard three times, and still it is penetrated
by carping critics.
Subscriber Gracious, no. "Joaquin" Mil
ler is not a pedestrian, You probably never
saw his name spelled. ,
Moses Parker, colored, was arrested last
night on suspicion of trying to hold up William
Wilson, drunk, on Grant street.
A dinner and festival will be given in La
fayette Hall, this evening, for the benefit of
the Aged Colored y omen's Home.
A police commissioner is in the city trying
to choose a police system for Chattanooga.
Some people think we can spare ours.
This weary, dull, monotonous grind of every
day life is made bearable by but one thing.
There is something new under the sun.
Wanamaker praises the new English hats.
"Well, I'll make it Si 40, seeing it's you; but
don't tell anybody I sold one so cheap."
The girls of Silesia prefer any sort of labor
to domestic work. That is where the women
of Silesia resemble the women of Silesia.
Langtry's cousin is so poverty stricken he
is obliged to sell "Pigs in Clover" on the streets
of New York. Mrs. L. still basks in clover.
The French Government have made a hero
out of Boulanger by convicting bim,-where
they might have made a coward by acquitting
O. B. Carpenter charges George King with
assault and battery. When King files his
answer Carpenter may wish he had sawed
P. Beinckxet is charged with hitting P.
Binexwltha brick. He will explain before
Justice Gripp why he used that particular
The time is almost here when one's friend
makes a good figure with bis new suit, innocent
of the fact that the cost tab peeps from under
Chief Brown yesterday ordered Alice
Hamilton and Minnie Taylor to close up their
places on Second avenue, or they would be
The temperance people took, holdot the
liquor question in great shape last evening.
Tbey grabbed a saloonkeeper and threw him
There are people and people, but the man
who does the right thing, and the woman who
says the right thing, in the right place, belong
to the people.
The building Inspectors charged the German
National Bank 117 50 for the privilege of
erecting a J320.000 building at the corner of
Wood and Sixth.
John Smith, Michael Jordan and James
MaVtin have been sent to Dixmont. Jordan is
given to falling on his knees and praying and
of course he's crazy.
John Sloot, while engaged in cleaning the
Allegheny Market House yesterday, fell from
a ladder and was caught on a meat hook, tear
ing the flesh on his right arm.
William Mullen tried to sell a suit of
clothes to a Wylie avenue pawnbroker. The
broker recognized the clothes as missing from
Joseph Fink's store. Mullen was arrested.
In the United States District Court yesterday
the assignee of Carrier & Banm, bankrupts,
was granted leave to transfer certain lands in
Clinton county to A. C. Hopkins for $35,000.
It is said to he a fact that the majority of the
women who seek divorces are handsome. It
requires no philosopher to tell why this is so.
Plain women don't find it so easy to marry
A craze of writing 13 usurping the actress
fad among society ladies. Fortunately the
people need not read, whero they must listen.
If there is a dryer topic than prohibition it Is
LioE,Jiave yon snnbbed Blaine? Yes, sire.
Have you boycotted the Senate? Yes, sire.
Have you insulted the office-seekers? Yes,
sire. Have you paralyzed Quay? Yes, sire.
Then come to prayers.
The surviving members of the old Volunteer
Vigilant Fire Company met last "evening.
They elected officers and swapped reminiscen
ces of the fire in 1845. the forty-fourth anniver
sary occurring yesterday.
Little John Watts was sent to his home
near Economy by a few kind hearted citizens
of Woods' Run. He confessed he had inn
away from home, the citizens didn't want him
there and he was returned.
THE Board of Viewers appointed to assess
the value of Lock No. 7 concluded taking the
company's evidence yesterday. The onus of
their song was that the dam is worth more to
day than when it was built three years ago.
THE Milk and Meat Inspector condemned
915 60 worth of goods In March. Tbe follow
ing were fined fdr selling adulterated milk:
Peter Shook. Jacob Kacher, J. H. McNall, A.
RammesandE. Erie. They bad probably put
milk in their goods.
An order was made yesterday, substituting
W. J. Fawcett for Theodora Ortman as re
ceiver of the Pittsburg, Knoxville and St.
Clair Street Railway, Fawcett to give bond
with sureties in the sum of $25,000. Thccbango
was made on the petition of Ortman, who
wished to be released.
Caroline .Mulzer, Philip Kirsch and
others, the children of Wilhelmina Kirsch,
yesterday filed a petition in the Orphans' Court
against Mrs. Mary B. Benz, to annul an alleged
fraudulent transfer of a 81,770 lot In Allegheny,
of which, as -executrix of the late Philip
Hauck, Mrs. Benz had control.
Albert Moorhouse, alias G. W. Wood, a
horse thief by false pretense, was yesterday
sentenced by ludge Magee for six months to
the workhouse. Mary Ridge pleaded guilty to
selling liquor in a prohibitory district, to
minors and on Sunday. Sbe was sentenced
seven months and ten days to the workhouse.
AN order was made by Judge Magee yester
day releasing John Golden from the work
house, to which he had been committed bv
Magistrate Gripp for 80 days on a charge of
disorderly conduct. Golden at the hearing
was fined 110 and costs, which he paid; but,
there being a charge of aggravated assault and
battery against him, he was not released,- and
afterward, by mistake, he was sent to the
workhouse on a commitment for 30 days.
The case of Umpire S. M. Decker against
the'Natlonal League of professional baseball
clubs was up before Judges Stowe and Blade
yesterday for argument on the question "can
a corporation enter into partnership with
another corporation or an individual?" J. D.
Watson, Esq., Decker's attorney, said he did
not see what this question had to do with this
case. The Court took the same view, and the
argument was dispensed with. The case Is no w
ready for jury trial.
Wiggins has pleasant song he wants to
sing to all. We wish he would keep up tbe
strain through summer into fall. Iho weather
will be lair and warm, with breezes from the
south, though liquor people need not yet an
ticipate a drouth. The pretty girl upon the
street will seem bright, sweet andfalr. though
pretty girls are only sweet and bright, when
they are rare. The legend reads, too many
cooks will spoil the consommee. A face grows
old and stale and dull, if shown even once a
tf , .
FT. WAYNE AE'TEfr IT,
And the Probability is the Gobbling
of New Brighton Koad
IS ANOTHER. MONOPOLISTIC DEAL.
Another Line for the P., A. &M. or the
Electric Into Bellevae.
WI1L THE PLEASAHT VALLEY TAKE IT?
"Whitney & Stephenson, representing a
syndicate, have purchased the Allegheny
and New Brighton Turnpike Company's
franchises. The head of the syndicate is
Joseph S.BrownJwho seems to beattempting
to get his hooks deeply into Bellevue.having
lately purchased its elevator and inclined
plane at Davis Island dam. The company
selling the Allegheny and New Brighton
turnpike control the road as far as Jack's
run, and the names of the principal stock
holders wereJHugh Fleming, WilliamLees,
Conrad Dietrich, W. H. Walker, J. G.
Forester,Clay and Lincoln Forester.Thomas
M. Bayne, M. C, A. M. Watson, Esq., J.
G. Pontefract, William, W. H., S. C.John
and Henry Walker, Jr.
There was a lively fight to get possession,
but the purchasers had secured an option
several months ago and their pole was the one
that knocked tbe persimmon. The property
stands the sellers $125,000 and the price paid is
The buyers were offered a nice sum for their
option, but refused to take it, and the strenn
ousness with which they held has given rise to
much speculation as to what use the road is to
be put. Whitney and Stephenson declined to
say what the object was, but is said by some
that the Pittsburg, Ft. Wayne and Chicago
Railway Company wants the road In order to
prevent its falling into the hands of a traction
or electric railway company that
might cnt off much traffic from the
first named. It is also said that the Pittsburg,
Allegheny and Manchester and the Pleasant
Valley Railway Companies have been casting
wistful eyes on the road, and would pay
smartly for it. J. D. Watson, Esq., however,
says he can show the Pittsburg. Allegheny and
Manchester aToad into Bellevue independent
of the Allegheny and New Brighton turnpike.
The value of the route is pointed out from
the fact that it runs through one cemetery,
and is bounded on one side by another, and
that avennes cannot be cut through tbe abodes
of the dead nearly so easily as through those of
the living. It would bankrupt almost any cor
poration to force a way through a cemetery
unless it wore in the market.
Some people suggest that the buyers may bo
put to the same trouble as was the Ohio and
Pennsylvania Railroad Company, which appro
priated the old Beaver road and was forced to
furnish another in its place. Some people
who drive on the turnpike are cross, claiming
that a traction or an electric road would ruin
it for driving purposes. It appears, however,
that the buyers have no fears on this score.
Evidently it has been decided that the horse
must go as a public motive power in the city,
and some say that if a shift can be made to get
along with scary horses on Fifth avenue it
will be less difficult to overcome this objection
on the Allegheny and New Brighton turnpike.
DOWN ON HEBREWS.
A Convert to the Opposite Rellelon Made
Some Impressive Utterances la a Lec
ture Last Evening.
A lecture of most impressive character
was delivered in the First R. P. Church, on
Grant street, last night by George J. Lind
ner, the converted Hebrew. His subject was
"Hebrew Traditions About the Genealogy and
Miracles of Jesus." In the course of his re
marks, Mr. Lindner said:
There are lamentations over the falling away of
many In Israel. A recent Issue of a Jewish period
ical mentioned the extremely small percentage of
Jews In this country, who recognize the obliga
tions of the synagogue and their religion. There
is widespread infidelity and utter'abandonment of
God ana religion among them. If 1 state that not
5 percent of the Hebrews keep their Sabbath X do
not exaggerate! God forbid that I should tannt
Judaism with this factl Our hearts must too often
bleed over the defections in our own ranks.
Rut yet - we cannot be blind to the
fact that such a condition of things
amona: them would be hut a logical result of their
historical position. If Judaism to-day has no
hODe. no future, then it has no God, and, there
fore, is no religion. For the God irho planted
Jndalsm In the earth and placed -within it the
germs, which have since blossomed forth. In ful
llment of his purposes. Into the Christian re
ligion, that God can now be understood and
reached in acceptable service only by means of the
firomised development of that system. Jndalsm
tself, consequently, can no longer he the way to
God, and we need not be surprised if men fan to
find Him there, or lose Him from view, while con
tinuing to follow Its now purposeless leading.
PHILADELPHIA GAS EXTENSION.
The Company In Better Shape Than Ever
New Wells Coming In.
At yesterday's monthly meeting of the
Board of Directors of the Philadelphia
Company the forty-second dividend of 1 per
cent was declared.
On May 6 the annual meeting to elect officers
will take place. As far as can be foreseen
there will not be any change. A gentleman
prominently connected with the company said
The Philadelphia Company Is no w in a better
condition than ever it was before, and stock
holders begin to realize that they could not
have had a better management. The line is
now in such shape that a complaint from any
where is looked upon as a novelty.
"It is probable that, at the next meeting, it
will be aeclded.to lay a new line from Belle
vernon to the city. The company is at present
ocenpied there drilling wells, which may be
brought In at the latter part of this week."
THE P. & W. PRESIDENCY.
Someono Dlust be Chosen Acceptable to
Drezel, Morgan fc Co.
The regular meeting of the stockholders
of the Pittsburg and Western road will be
held next Monday, and a successor to Mr.
Callery will be chosen at that time. For the,
present, Vice President Thomas, of Drexel
Morgan & Co., is acting President.
It is not believed that Mr. Thomas will ac
cept the Presidency as it would be necessary
for him to live in Pittsburg, and he has no de
sire to change bis residence.
Drexel, Morgan & Co. bold the bonds of tbe
road, and whoever is elected will have to be
acceptable to them. Harry Oliver and John
Chalfant have been mentioned, but Mr. Oliver
has said, through The Dispatch, that
he doesn't want the presidency and it is
conceded that Mr. Chalfant is too old a man to
manage the interests of tbe road.
It is possible that Drezel, Morgan & Co. will
select some Eastern man for President.
Washington to be DIscnsied To-Day.
The Historical Society seems to have deter
mined to make its meeting in the Court House
this afternoon at 2 o'clock especially interest
ing. First will be tbe election of officers. Pa
pers will then be read by Rev. M. D. Llchliter
on "Washington's First Battle-" by Rev.A.
A. Lambing on "The Election and Inaugura
tion of George Washington as the First Presi
dent of the United States;" and by Professor
L. H. Eaton on "The Early Schools of Pitts
burg." Union Mast Come Some Day.
Senator John Sherman went-, home from
Washington yesterday. He sails for Enrope
May 1. He said-Harrison would treat Ohio all
right yet He thinks a union of the United
States with Canada will come some day. He
hadn't heard anything further about Halstead.
A POPULAR. MAGAZINE.
Just the Thing for School Children.
School principals and teachers who have
not a lull complementof supplemental read
ing matter, should at once send for specimen
copies of the Review, published by Percy
F. Smith, Pittsburg. It is the most popu
lar magazine for school children now before
the public, is in its eighth year and is very
generally used by the schools of Western
Pennsylvania for the studv ot literature.
"The Little People's Department" is made
to serve the purpose ot a primer in the lower
school rooms. Hundreds of principals rec
ommend it. Each issue is profusely illus
trated. It is the lowest priced' magazine
published for school children. Send for
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free. Don't think of beginning the new
school-year without this valuable magazine.
Single subscription, 75 cenia per year; to
school children. SO cents-per vear. Address
I Percy F. Smith, Publisher, Pittsburg, Pa.
A GENERAL STRIKE
Will Likely Occnr In the Connellsville Coke
Region Next Week.
A reduction of about 6 per cent was
ordered by Robert Hogsett at his Lemont
Coke Works yesterday. The miners refused
to go to work and struck. The drawers are
pulling theirt ovens, and work will be en
tirely suspended to-day. About 2S0 men are
thrown out by the strike. A similar reduction
was ordered at Hogsett's Mt. Braddock works,
which the men accepted and continued work.
At Percy, Kyle, Faircbance and Plummer sim
ilar redactions have been effected quietly, the
reduction being the same 'as that made at the
Frick works. However, this redaction still
maintains the old difference of 6 per cent
lower wages for the small producers than the
wages paid by Frick.
The Youngstown Coke Works have been
closed down this week for lack of orders. They
will bo started up this morning at the same re
duction as the others have accepted.
In speaking of the labor outlook in the coal
region; Peter Wise, the Master Workman of
the Knights of Labor, said: "The coke region
will either see a general strike on the 13th of
April or a general scale signed by all the opera
tors in the region." He expects two-thirds of
the region to be represented at the convention
called for next Saturday, and believes that the
delegates will be in favor of a strike unlees
such a sliding scale is adopted. From tbe
sentiments expressed by some operators they
would welcome such a strike as tending to
elevate tbe price of coke, and they don't think
any'of the operators Will sign the scale now.
While tbe men cannot see much to be thank
ful for at the low wages now paid, and about
half time they are makine-, some of them would
not like to see a strike. They say that in such
a poor fighting condition are they that the
whole Connellsville region, together with what
assistance they have been able to glean from
the Gallitzin and Georges creek regions, has
barely been sufficient to support the handful of
men who were locked out at Beeson on Feb
ruary 1, and are still idle. From this they
argue that they will do well to accept what
they can get and await a more prosperous state
of the coke trade in which to insist on the
operators adopting the sliding scale tbey con
A BIG BARBERS' CONTENTION. '
Pittsburg to be tbe Stamping Ground of the
Shavers In September.
The Barbers' Union of Allegheny county,
of which George W. Miller is President,
has issued a call for a national convention
of delegates from all the barbers' unions in the
United States, journeymen or bosses, to be
held ih Pittsburg on the first Tuesday of Sep
tember. Almost every city in the country has
one or more organizations of tbe barbers, and
the desire is to form a national organization.
Tbe representation is to be one delegate for
every organization or union, with an extra del.
egate for every SO members over tbe first 50. A
system of apprenticeship will be devised, also a
beneficial feature, and rules covernimr tbe
journeymen, to whom cards of membership
Srinters' unions, which will be used in obtain
THET WANT AN ADVANCE.
Glass Manufacturers nnd Engravers to Hold
A conference of committees of flint glass
manufacturers and workers will be held this
afternoon to arrange a scale of wages for the
engravers. Their scale expires this month and
a new scale is to be drawn up and will continue
for one year from tbe date fixed at the confer
ence. The workers' committee will be composed of
President Smitb. Secretary Dillon. William
Fitzpatrick, Edward Healy and James Ham
mond. They will demand a slight advance on
wages, and some trouble may result.
To Discuss Wages.
A meeting of the railroad coal operators will
be held Friday morning to consider the ap
pointing of a committee of four operators on
the wage question. This committee will meet
a like committee of operators and miners from
Ohio and Pennsylvania in this city on Monday
to arrange a scale.
Flint Manufacturers Meet.
The American Flint and Lime Glass Associa
tion met yesterday afternoon. It was a regular
meeting and the freight matter was up for dis
cussion. None of the manufacturers had ob
jections to offer on the freight rates charged.
Wonderful Show Friday Evening.
The exhibition of the Iron City Micro
scopical Society at City Hall, Friday.April
12, at 8 P. ai., will be one of the most re
markable exhibits ever shown in this city.
The insight into the invisible things of na
ture, as shown by the 60 microscopes, ,will
be one that rarely falls to the lot of anyone,
and will cause many an exclamation of
wonder and delight. The 60 cases of butter
flies, etc., will be a dazzling show of beauty
and rarity; and the lantern will show a
series of objects making a fly's foot appear
as large as an elephant's. A large audience
should attend, when the admission is on!y
60c, and the cause such a worthy one, being
to raise funds for the increase of the society's
AU Fancy Goods Reduced.
Hardy & Hayes announce that owing to
their removal on or about April 15 they will
reduce all fancy goods now in stock from 10
to 25 per cent As everything is fresh and
new this firm displays, this is a rare oppor
tunity to get goods away below value. Call
early at Hardy & Hayes', Jewelers and Sil
versmiths, 533 Smithfield street, between
Fifth and Sixth avenues. TT3
The family trade supplied with choice
old wines and liquors at G. W. Schmidt's,
95 and 97 Fifth avenue, city.
Fob parlor, bedroom, dining or kitchen
furniture call on Dain" & Daschbach, 111
Smithfield street. Prices guaranteed to be
the lowest in the city lor first-class goods.
The celebrated XXX 1855 pure rye
whisky, the finest in the United States, can
always be had at G. W. Schmidt's, 95 and
97 Fifth avenue.
25c A YARD,
Luster Plaids and Twills.
38-inch Cashmeres, fancy striped and check.
Dress Fabrics, specially serviceable qualities.
60c A YARD,
French Cashmeres, new shadings.
French Plaids and Striped Novelties.
Serges, Cloths and Henriettas.
Line-bordered Suitings, wide, all-wool.
French Challies, unique designs.
6oC A YARD,
40-inch French Serges.
40-inch Drap d' Almas.
46-inch Mohair BrUliantlnes.
75c A YARD,
Extra grades of French Dress Goods.
Burab. Twilled and Habit Cloths.
Foule's Drap d' ete Cashmeres.
SI A YARD,
Buperb qualities of Silk Warp Henriettas,
lovely light tints and quiet shades lor street
Large variety of wide, choice, stylish Foreign
Our Fast Dye Black Hosiery Ladies. Misses,
Children and Men's guaranteed absolutely
Light and Medium-weight Underwear, full
lines and splendid values.
Attractive assortment of spring shades 4-Bnt-ton
Kid Gloves, 75c and SI; 5 hooks, 75c, ?1, SI 3a.
Second floor Cloak and Suit stock invites
your patronage for novel and staple 'styles of
Suits, Cloaks. Wraps and Jackets. Fine range
of Bead Mantelettes ail the popular numbers
from S3 to S40.
Nottingham, Swiss and Irish Point Curtains,
leading valnes. from SI to S10 a pair.
BIBER k EASTDN,
605 AND 0? MARKET BT.
A MagaWceat Display efPIanoe'sBa Orsans 1
at the Palace of Marie. """"'
The elegant display of pianos and organ
at the Palace of Music certainly is a tempt
ing one, and the expressions orpraise'whicbT
we receive from our customers are indeed
very flattering. ,
Our magnificent selection of the Hard
man, Krakauer, Harrington and Kimball
pianos is indeed beyond comparison. Any
one purchasing an instrument irom such a,
selection of renowned makes as these ii
bound to be satisfied. The prices of these
elegant pianos come within the reach of all
and every one desiring an instrument, and
they will be furnished on very accommo
To those persons desiring an organ.we call
their attention.to the Palace, Chase,Chicago
Cottage and Kimball organs, makes which
are celebrated all over the country, and
which are very reasonable in price.
A large lot of good second-hand pianos
and organs on hand. Our prices on these)
are extremely low. Come in and visit our
big establishment Visitors are always
welcome. Melloe & Hoene,
77 Fifth avenue.
The Housekeeper Guide.
A monthly publication of interest to eveiy
housekeeper. Gives the price of eyery ar
tide we carry in stock, interesting reading V
matter, household recipes, etc April num -1
ber now ready. Mailed on application. j
Wai. Haslage & Sojr, "
Select Family Grocers, 18 Diamond, Max )
ket square, Pittsburg.
REAL ESTATE SAVINGS BANK, LES
401 Smithfield Street, cor. Fourth Avenne
Capital, $100,000. Surplus, $38,000. ,
Deposits of $1 and upward received and
interest allowed at i per cent. its
Smoke the best La PerladelFumar clear
Havana Key West cigars. Three for 25c.
G. W. Schmidt, 95 and 97 Fifth ave.
After a sleepless night, use Angostura)
Bitters to tone up your system. All drug
gists. EASTER MILLINERY
EXHIBITION OF NOVELTIES
OF THIS WEEK.
We trust all our friends will seetldir.
announcemefit, as we want them all to
be present on these days, if possible.
We have made special efforts to make s
handsome showlngof the choicest stylea
In Bonnets and Hats, and In Parasols
have many exclusive novelties. '
The Henrietta Black Satines are add "
proof. You cannot change their beauti
ful glossy black the best made In black
and In black with white figures to b
had here only.
Fancies in Woolens and Silks prices
lower than ordinary, hence the activity
In these two big departments.
Choice styles In fancy Mohairs and
new patterns in Printed Challies; hun
dreds of pieces to select from.
New Dress Trimmings here In Rich
Bead Appliques and Embroidered Gal
loons and Cloth Bands. Fringes in th
latest novelties silk and quills.
Complete stock of Spring and Sum
mer Fabrics In Mourning Dress Goods
Department Bordered and Hess
stitched Veilings. Silk and Wool Black
Goods our specialty.
Housekeepers visit the Curtain Boos
and our Linen Department. Many at
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