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.GOMPERS MAY GET INTO IT.
The Homestead Men Deny That They
Are Now on a Strike.
8-HOUR MASS MEETING TO-NIGHT.
Glassblowers' Delegates Instructed on the
Campbell Hatter.
lESTEEDAI'S GRIND OF TEE LABOEMILL
There is trouble in the Trades Council
over a matter which President Gompers, of
the Federation of Labor, may have to take
hold of before he leaves the city. The
Knights of Labor have been charged with
organizing men who the Federation men
struck against, and there is a war brewing
between the officers of the two labor organ
izations. A meeting of the Trades Building
League was held last night, when the mat-
ter was discussed. The subject also caused
heated remarks in the Trades Council meet
ing Saturday evening, and may lead to the
withdrawal of some of the delegates.
About two months ago the walking dele
gate of that part of the building trades,
Mr. J. C. Beck, ordered a strike among the
tile cutters and slate roofers employed by
W. H. Aiken and Scott White, of this
city.
HOW IT CAME ABOUT.
The Marble, Slate and Tile "Workers'
TJnion and the Slate Hoofers' Union or
dered the strike on account of some of
the men in both establishments refusing to go
into the unions which are attached to the
Federation of Labor. ,
About a week ago, it is claimed by some of
the strikers, President Joseph L. Evans,
of the Trades Council, organized the men then
at work in the two shops, and against whom
the federation men struck. The men formed
a local assembly, and a charter was applied for
through. District Assembly No. 3, of this city.
The new local was asked to send delegates to
the Trades Council, which they did, and the
men appeared at the meeting Saturday night.
When they presented their credentials other
representatives at the meeting protested
against the men being admitted, claiming that
tbey had refused to join their respective trades
unions. The newly-organized men stated that
their reason for not joining was that the Fed
eration men were "floaters" and not residents
of the city. Tbey came here when they could
make mure money in this city than they could
anywhere else and were a detriment to the
trade. The Federation men denied that this
was the case. They stated that nearly all of
them were permanent residents of this city,
and were as good union men as could be f oilnd
anywhere in the country.
MB. ROSS BEFCSES TO INTERFERE.
Walking Delegate Beck went to Master
Workman Boss, of the district, and asked the
latter to protest against the charter being
issued. Mr. Boss stated that be bad nothing
to do with the matter, although be is at the
head of the Knights in this city. The delegate
then went to President Evans, of the Trade
Council, but got no satisfaction there either.
A conference between the council of the
Building Trades' League, Walking Delegate
Beck and President Evans, of the Trades'
Conncil, will be held to-morrow evening to set
tle the difficulty. Besolutions have been put
in shape for presentation at tbe meeting to
protest agaiu.t the charter being issued to the
.SBjooal Assembly. It is suted that the firms
by whom the men were employed were in
strumental in having them organized. When
the strike was ordered the union contractors
of the city withdrew their patronage from the
firms and tbe latter lost considerable money.
It is stated that thev wanted all their men to
be organized, and by getting them into the
Knights of Labor hoped that they would get
back tbe trade they had lost. Tbe matter has
been brought to the attention of President
Gompers, who will be asked to give an opinion
on the complicated question.
A STRIKE MAY COME.
Bnt There U Now Ko Excitement or Any
' thing Final at Homestead One Man Wbo
Thinks Thpre Won't be Trouble.
The members of tbe Amalgamated Associa
tion at Homestead are still solidly opposed to
tbe sliding scale which the Carncgics propose to
have to go into effect on June 15. A prominent
member of the Amalgamated Association said
to a reporter: "We'are all still firm in our de
termination not to sign the scale. In fact, tEo
time for signing is now past, and it has not been
signed."
When asked what would be the result if the
manufacturers should be just as determined
that it should be signed, be said:
"We cannot tell until the repairs have been
made and tbe works put in operation. It will be
at least three weeks yet before the mill will be
started."
"Do you think a strike would be the result if
the manufacturers, insist upon the signing of
the new scale!" the reporter asked.
"I cannot answer that question, as I cannot
speak for the whole organization; but this I can
say. the sliding scale is not satisfactory to one
person to my knowledge. On the other hand.
every person is perfectly satisfied with the old
minimum scale. Should the sliding scale go
into effect it would reduce the wages of the
workmen fully 85 per cent."
Another workman spoken to by the reporter,
Baid: "When the works are started, about
three weeks hence, that act will decide the
question whether the scale will be adopted.
At present there is not one member of the as
sociation who wilf sitn, and tberefpre the com
mittees appointed by the members will not,
even were tbey so inclined. The old scale is
good enough for us. It i my opinion that a
strike will take place before tbe scale is
adopted. Tbe Amalgamated Association is
imwerlul, and for that reason I think there is
sot much chance of a strike. There is ho jus
tice in tbe new scale. There might be if steel
blooms remained at a uniform price, of say $25.
and If they should go up to 827 or $28 we would
be the winners. But should tbe price fall to
$23 or $23 SO we lose, and there is more chance
of the price falling than rising."
Several others spoken to said that It was
tbelr opinion the new scale would Dever be
signed by tbe Homestead steel workers. All,
-with one exception, gave it as their opinion
that a strike would be the immediate result
after the starting ol the works if the proprie
tors should try to force the adoption of the
eliding scale. The matter is talked of very
quietly by tbe employes. It is causing no ex
citement whatever, even if the time lor put
ting the works in operation is drawing near.
The only excitement on tbe streets of tbe
town yesterday was occasioned by the street
parade of the converters of No. 2 mill, who
were going to a picnic, and a drum corps of
boys and the singing of the Salvation Army
who paraded the street in the evening.
TO ARRANGE THE LISTS.
Prescription Bottle Blowers to Meet tbe
Jllnnnfactnrers.
A conference of tbe prescription glass bottle
blowers and the manufacturers will be held to
day In the office of Wlghtman fc Co. on Wood
street. The object of the meeting of the com
mittee will be to arrange for the prescription
lists for tbe next fire. It will be the same as
the present list, with the exception of a few
additions which have been made. A number
of vials, etc.. Witch have been, introduced
since the last conference, will be put on.
EXCEPTIONS ARE FILED.
Tbe Bruce Bros.' Boycsttera Ask That the
Wnster's Ballnc bo Set Aside.
The defendants in the Brace Bros.' boycott
ease have filed an exception to the ruling of W.
A. Woodward, the master in tbe bearing.
-Tbey claim that the amount of damages that
have been placed for the plaintiffs are entirely
too high, and that tbey have not been guilty
of any violation of the law. The defendants
claim that the mere asking of a person to wlth
. draw bis patronage from tbe boycotted firm
' did not constitute a breach of a law.
An Elclu-Honr Demonstration.
It has been decided to turn to-night's meet-
Tbe Amalgamated Men Wrangling With
Jones fc Lnoghllni' nnd Oliver's.
At the headquarters of the Amalgamated
Association of Iron and Steel Workers yester
day a number of new scales for the ensuing
year were receded signed by different manu
facturers. Secretary Martin officially an
nounced the following: Keystone Boiling Mill
Company, of Pittsburg. Their works are on
Second avenue, beyond Soho; P. L. Klmberly
& Co., of Sharon; Arethusa Iron Works, of
New Castle; Tudor Iron Works; of East St.
Louis; New Albany Forge and Boiling Mill
Company, and Andrews Bros. & Co., of
Haselton, O.
In the afternoon Jones & Laughlins sent for
the mill committee, and were in consultation
with them all afternoon. The various commit,
tees employed in Oliver Bros. & Phillips' mills
wero also holding a conference with the firm.
President eihe was at the meeting in Jones
fc lAughllns' office, but until 6 o'clock had
not received the firm's signature to a scale.
The conference at Olivers' was very animated,
and the meeting was the second one the com
mittee has already held with the members of
the firm. The first was held Saturday, and tbe
concessions asked then were again requested
yesterday. The men were asked to accept a re
duction of SO cents per ton on billets, but they
wouldn't listen to the proposition. Atthe conven
tion the price for rolling ten-inch plates was re
duced from SO to 72 cents. The firm wanted a
till fnrther reduction, and also wanted to re
duce the price of making small angle. Tbe
men would concede nothing, and tho firm will
probably sign tbe scale by the last of the week.
In that event thev will start their immense
plants on Monday next. In the Tenth street
puddle mill some repairs are needed on the en
gine, and it will "require three days' time to
make them.
SOME POLITICAL GOSSIP.
A Democratic Nominee Agnlnst Judge Col
lier on a Full Ticket.
"Will we Democrats put up . a candidate
against Judge CollierT"
"We will."
"Why?" asked The Dispatch querist.
"For this reason: Suppose on the day after
the next November election we get up In the
morning and have found that we have beaten
Arch Bowand for District Attorney and Heber
McDowell for Coroner, and yet that Collier
had a walk-over, because of our delinquency in
failing to nominate. Do you think for a mo
ment that we would not club ourselves! We
feel it hot in our bones that we are going to
win this time."
"Who are you going to pit against Judge
Collierr"
"Let that go until the time comes. I think
we can find a candidate who can secure the
full vote of the Democratic party and the dis
satisfied vote of the Prohibitionists, and also
those who, formerly Republicans, and wbo de
sire to benefit their cause, wish to effectuate
tbe defeat of those who, while pretending to be
Benublican Prohibitionists, voted against the
r prohibition amendment. You can safely be
lieve that the Democrats will fill their ticket.
The County Democracy will settle that matter
on tbe day after the Fourth."
"Who will the nominee be?"
"It may be Bailey, Watson, or anyone of a
score of others, but we shall, you can depend
upon the matter, go into the convention with
an entire ticket ol candidates."
A SON-PARTISAN PICNIC.
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County Democracy Outine. Where Celebri
ties Will Disport Thcniaelrei).
Tbe postponed picnic of tbe County Democ
racy, to be held at Boss' Grove on tbe day after
the Fourth, should be memorable because the
members of tbe organization do not desire to
make the celebration a partisan affair. On the
occasion, as a matter of course, there will be
dancing and promenade music! One of the in
teresting features will be tbe sack race between
Councilman P. M. Carr, J. J. Fox, Matt Mc
Fadden, 'Squire Herman Hendel and Frank
Little.
'Squire Boyle, the President of the organiza
tion, will bo the starter, and Thomas Mullen
tbe referee.
Then there will be a 100-yard foot race be
tween David Bichards, John Tohin, George
Smith and David Shield.
The mule race will witness Ed Kennedy,
Patrick Foley-' and 'Squire Boyle taking part.
Two picked nines will play .baseball. The
County Democracy do not expect that others
than their friends will be present.
DATING A HIGH TIME.
Alleclicny Onicers Arrest Roysterora Who
Had n Private Spcnk-Enny.
Yesteiday about noon Officers Snyder and
Alexander, of Allegheny, noticed a half-dozen
men on a pier of the Ft. Wayne railroad bridge
regaling themselves with a lot of beer, having
three kegs on tap at one time. They were all
more or less intoxicated and were creating
considerable drunken tumult.
After drinking the beer they rowed to a
shanty boat at tbe foot of Madison avenue
where they continued their noise and tho two
officers concluded to arrest them. The men
saw them coming and tried to get away, two of
them succeeding by jumping in a skiff and
pulling to Pittsburg. The others were caught
and sent to tbe lockup where thev gave- their
names as George Taylor. James Smith, Wm.
Kelly. John Wilson and David Powers.
The two men who got away jeered the
officers and taunted them as they rowed out at
a safe distanee.
GOING TO ALASKA.
Senators to Investiente.tlie Beported Im
morality Amone the Indians.
Sergeant-at-Arms Kennedy, of the United
States Senate, was a passenger on the limited
express to Chicago last night. He stated that
he was going to meet Senators Dawes, Mandcr
son. Stockbridge, Morgan, Jones, Pratt and
Wolcutt, and proceed with them to Alaska to
investigate the reports of immorality among
the traders and the Indians of the Territory.
It has been stated that the latter sold tbelr
squaws to the traders for a plug of cocked
hat chewing tobacco and a gallon of very poor
"red eye." The trip is supposed to be a junket
ing tour that will cost thousands of dollars; but
then the Senators will be thoroughly rested for
tbe laborious duties of the next session.
ASSISTANT D. B. DISTRICT ATTORNEY.
That Official Has Not Been Named Yet by
Mr. Walter Lyon.
If Mr. Walter Lyon, the newly appointed V.
S. District Attorney, has decided- what person
he will recommend for bis assistant, be bas not
made tha fact public Mr. Alcorn, svho was
Mr. Allen's assistant, is still in charge ot tbe
office, and bas bad no hint yet as to what will
be the result. Mr. lijon, Mr. Alcorn and
Deputy U.S. Marshal Chambers were in con
sultation for a considerable length of time yes
terday afternoon, but it was simply in regard
to tbe business on bonds and the methods of
running the office.
TO VISIT POPE LEO.
Two
Priests of This DIocpsc Left
Last
Night for Europe.
Bev. Father Wertcmbach, of Braudock,
formerly one of the priests at St. Paul's Cathe
dral, and Father Coyne, of. Sewickley, left last
evening for New York. To-day they will sail
for Europe to spend the summer ac the differ
ent points of interest. They will visit Ger
many, France and Italy. At the latter place
they will visit the Propaganda and pay their
respects to Pope Leo. They will be gone over
three months on tbe trip.
Tbe Sontfaslde Hospltnl Running Well.
The directors of the new Southside Hospital
held a meeting last night. At his own request
Dr. Keller was transferred from tbe surgical
to tbe medical staff, and Dr. Young was ap
pointed on the surgical staff. Drs. Thomas
and Mundorff were appointed a committee to
confer with the railroads and make arrange
ments with tbem to take care of persons in
jured by accident. The hospital is now thor
oughly established, and its capacities are equal
to all present demands..
Work of tbe Ladles' Committer.
Mrs. H. C. Campbell and Miss Lin M. Pressly
returned yesterday from Johnstown, and re
ported at Exposition. Hall. They represent
tbe people of Johnstown as being still in
pitiable condition. Belief supplies of clothing
were forwarded yesterday. A number of sew
iug machines, and a large quantity of material
for the manufacture of linen articles for house
keepers, await the attention of workers at the
hall. Considerable sewing was done yesterday.
Beecham's Pills cure sick headache
Peaks' Soap, the purest and best ever made.
FOETY-THEEE WARRANTS FORHER
James, the Lawyer, Asserts There Are No
Grounds for Charges.
V
IT MAI END IN A QUIET COMPROMISE
When 'Squire Hartman was called upon
at his office last night and asked for further
information in regard to the Steplin abduc
tion case, the Alderman -was very indig
nant. "Somebody is trying to spoil this case,"
he said, "and I am not going to say any
more about the whole thing, except this. I
have issued 43 warrants for the apprehen
sion of the girl, Dora Steplin, and given
them into the hands of all the police officers
and private detectives of the Southside.
All of these men are following different
clews all over ,the city, and, I believe that
we will get some results by to-morrow. I
have every reason to think, therefore, that
another examination will take place by
Wednesday night Until then everything
has to be left as it is."
"Has any information been made against
this man 'James?' "
"Yes, I have the sworn information here,
and the charge is very serious, but I am not
going to show it to you. Somebody has been
tampering with my docket, and 1 am not going
to let another man see it.
JAMES BEING VTATCHED.
"But you may rest assured of one point; as
soon as we havo ascertained the whereabouts
of Dora Steplin, Mr. 'James' will be arrested.
I have laid my plans in such a manner that
there is no escape for him. I have a special
officer engaged to watch him and his every
footstep, and the officer can arrest bim at any
moment."
"But then you must have a warrant for
him."
"Not necessarily. In a case of this kind,
where a very serious matter Is involved, an
officer can make an arrest without being armed
with the formality of a warrant. Bnt pshawl
He is not the only manl" continued the Alder
man. "I tell you there are several more men
involved in this business besides Mr. 'James,'
but they will all be caught at tbe proper time;
they will not get away, I give you my wora for
that. They are all lawyers, of course."
"The 'Squire also told Tee Dispatch re-
porter.the name of the lawyer, but, until some
official action is taken, that name is, and must
be, withheld. t
A gentleman who made a visit at tbe home
of Mrs Barbara Steplin, and who had a con
versation with that lady, stated last night that
he felt pretty certain the mother knows where
her danghter is, and he also inferred that some
body might yet be induced to compromise the
case.
WHAT THE LAW5TEB SAYS.
The Dispatch reporter also called at the
residence of "James," tbe lawyer, who lives on
the East tide of the Allegheny river, some
miles up. During a conversation with that
gentleman earlier in the day, it is alleged,
he admitted that he had written several letters
to Dora, signed "James." He also admitted that
tbe girl bad lived with him, as a domestic serv
ant at his home, for two weeks. He strongly
repuuiaieu me luea, nowever, mat mere were
any grounds for zerious charges against him,
and last night, at his home, he concluded by
saying:
"As far as I know there have not been any
charges made against me as yet, and if any
newspaper publishes my name in connection
With.the case which, I have been told will be
done then I will hold that newspaper re
sponsible." AGENT DEAN LOCATES HER.
Antl-Crnelty Society on tbe Track of the
Hidden Girl.
Agent Dean, of tbe Society, for the Preven
tion of Cruelty to Children, bas- taken up the
Dora Steplin case Independently of Alderman
Hartman. He has employed a woman as a de
tective to aid bim in the case. Mr. Dean
thinks they have located the girl but will not
give tbe locality definitely. He says be feels
sure she is in a house in one of the suburbs.
Yesterday tbe woman detective approached
the house in question and as she did so saw a
girl answering the description of Dora dlsap-
Eear around the corner of the porch. Mr.
lean thinks tUe girl has received instructions
to keep out of the way when strangers come
near the house. He thinks he will be able to
locate her positively by this evening. -
WHAT WILL THEY DO?
The Life of a Speak-Easy Proprietor Is
Not a Peculiarly Happy One.
Proprietors of "speak-casies" who fear they
may get their names registered in Agent Mc
Call's books, if they pay. the United States
special tax, are between tbe devil and deep
water. Tbey reason this way: If jMcCall and
the United States deputies have missed them
they may make port safely. If caught by
cither the other is liable to put in an appear
ance also, and they will get a box on each ear.
While no steps toward prosecution have
been taken by the Internal Revenue Collector,
people who are supposed to be selling liquor
bave been invited into the captain's office and
nearly a score have done so, and settled tbelr
bill there, among them some proprietors of dis
reputable house 8. The officials do not trouble
themselves with infractions of the State law.
Their books are open for inspection, but they
do not aid in prosecuting violators. As the pen
alty for selling without United States license
is $100 to $5,00 fine and 30 days to 2 years im
prisonment, it doesn't pay to fool with Uncle
Sam unless your illicit business is very profit
able and you don't mind being locked up.
Taking it long and broad most "speak-easy"
proprietors will reason that they may as well
be bung for a sheep as a lamb, for the procur
ing of a license from the United States would
not save them in a State prosecution, and the
getting of it would only tend to expose a flank
to the local enemy.
"SOME REMARKABLE BIDDING.
All Sorts of Bids for Boring; Artesian Wells
in tbe Parks.
At a meeting of the Allegheny Committee on
Parks last evening bids were opened for bor
ing tbe artesian wells that it is proposed to put
down in the parks. They varied considerably,
some of them being for tbe entire four wells
complete, others for just the boring, by tho
foot or by tbe whole, and some were for casing
and pumps only. Tbe bids ran all the way
from 29 cents to $1 60 for the boring alone, and
tbe same discrepancy characterized the bids for
tbe equipment. One bidder proposed to put
down two wells at $1 each, and two at $375
each. Tbe J. M. Gusky Company and Stras
burger and Joseph agreed to bear tbe expense
of putting down two wells, and altogether the
matter appeared to be so jumbled that it was
all left to a sub-committee. Contracts wero
let for the construction of the Department of
Public Comfort and Workshop. The resolu
tion for a site for the Thomas A Armstrong
monument was held over.
Found Her Child.
Mrs. Rhodes, the mother of the 6-year-old
girl whose body was found at Seaver the day
after the Johnstown flood recognized the
picture of the child yesterday at the Ladies'
Belief Committee at tbe new Exposition build
ing. She stated that tbe child's name was
Minnie, and she, with two other children be
longing to her, were drowned.
Allegheny Gambling Ordinance Tabled.
The Police Committee of Allegheny met last
night, took up tbe Mayor's ordinance relating
to disorderly conduct cases, gambling and beg
ging, and laid it on tbe table. This is the sec
ond ordinance of the kind that has been simi
larly disposed of this year. Chief Kirschler
was authorized to employ 20 extra' officers on
July 4.
Alleged Highwaymen Arrested.
Detectives Murphy and -Johnston arrested
William Knoeple. Frank Snyder and Lewis
Phillips yesterday on suspicion of having been
the parties who robbed William Bay of $42 Sat
urday afternoon in the Allegheny parks.
Probably Fatally Injured.
John Moran, an employe of Booth & Flinn.
was probably fatally ' injured yesterday on
Wylle avenue by a cave-in of a trench in which
he was working. Ho was taken to the West
Penn Hospital,
He Succumbs nt Last After a Long; Sickness
A Brief Skc;ch of a Bnsy Life His
Career ns a. Soldier.
Mr. A B. Biblman, the well-known restaura
teur of Diamond street, died last night at his
home-after being ill for the last three months.
About six weeks
ago his physicians
expressed it as'
their opinion that
it was impossible
for tbe sufferer to
recover entirely,
and ever since it
has been a hover
ing between life
and death until
at last the chord
of life vsnapped
altogether.
Mr. Bihlman
bas been in this
country for nearly 40 years and for over 30
years he has been prominently identified with
the restaurant business of this city. He was
prominently connected with all the best known
German societies, and among his compatriots
he was looked upon as one of their representa;
tive men In Western Pennsylvania. But in his
business he also cme in contact with tho best
business and commercial men of Pittsburg,
Germans as well as hosts of others, and all who
knew him held him in very high regard.
Mr. Bihlman was born in Kroetzlngen.
Baden. Germany, where his father was a shoe
maker. When the boy bad grown up his father
made him an apprentice in his trade, and after
he had become proficient he left his father's
home to travel, in the same manner as most
young German tradesmen do. In other words,
he went "Auf die Walz." During this tour of
traveling, which was all done on foot, he went
to Paris, and there ho obtained employment in
a restaurant, where he learned the catering
business.
In 1848, at the outbreak of the Bevolution. he
returned to Baden, where he entered a volun
teer corps to fight against the Prussians. Th"e
corps was a part of the Baden Bevolutionary
Army, and young Bihlman distinguished him
self to such an extent that be was made cap
tain of a company. v
But his youthful daring in the front against
the enemy brougbthim always into danger,
and be was at last taken prisoner and trans
ported to tbe .Prussian fortress at Bastatt.
However, a man like Bihlman was not afraid,
even behind prison walls, and his courageous
spirit could not be daunted. He at last .es
caped from the place in a vtry miraculous
manner, and fled. He luckily got out of the
country, and, succeeding in gaining a seaport,
immediately embarked for America.
He came at once to Pittsburg and, after
awhile, obtained a position as engineer on the
Pittsburg, Cincinnati and St. Louis Railroad.
But railroading did not suit him. long, and he
returned to the city to open a restaurant. His
first venture was on Penn avenue, near
Twelfth street. From here he went to open
the "Volkshalle."' on Eleventh, an old hostelry,
;hlch used to be known as Freeman's Hall.
After that he moved to the Atlantic Garden on
Diamond street.
He had not been in Pittsburg very long when
he was married to a young lady who came from
his native town in Baden. Mr. Bihlman leaves
several grown-up children. Two of his sons
have for some time been at the helm of his fine
business on Diamond street.
He was one of the oldest members of the
Frohsinn Singing Society, a member of tbe
Central Turnverein and also of Jefferson
Lodge, F. and A. M.
AN ACTIVE BUSINESS.
Lnree Increase In tlie' Receipts of tbe Pltts
burjr Postofucc Greater Amount of
Mall Matter Handled Than Last Year.
The accounts of the Pittsburg postoffice for
the fiscal year were completed last night. The
gross revenue has increased from $411,9S8 SO to
$161,836 75, or an Increase of $49,847 89 over the
preceding' year. During the year 83.767,929
pieces of mail were handled. This is an in
crease of 12,300,120 pieces over 1888.
Tbe' cost on the local matter was $102,063" 42.
The amount received from tbe sale of stamps
was $367,008 10, or an increase over 18SS;of
$33,231. The sale of special request envelopes
brought $66,694 05, or over $13,000 more than
last year. For newspaper wrappers $16,535 45
was received, showing an increase of $2,810 14
over 1888. The total receipts from this year
on the above named and various
other sources amounted to $537.411 14, against
$520,422 67 for 1888, an increase of nearly $17,000
for .1889. .The. disbursements amounted to $74,
844 26, an increase of $6,349 74 over tho previous
year. ,The expenses are for suchi ;things .aW
clerk hire, letter farriers and postmaster'1
salary, xne report aiso gives tne numDer oi
letters dispatched, both in the city and to other,
places. There are very few decreases in any
part of tbe postofflce's business.
AS TO THE CAMPBELL CHARGES.
Green Bottlo Blowers Instruct Their Dele
gates How to Act About Them.
A special meeting of L. A. 6111, Knights of
Labor, green bottle blowers, was held yester
day in Labor Hall. The object was to instrnct
the delegates who are going to the convention
of District Assembly 143, to be held at Atlantic
City on the 10th Inst., how to vote on certain
questions. Thev were given especial instruc
tions in regard to the charges made against
President James Campbell, of tho Window
Glass Workers' Association, for alleged viok
tion of tbe contract labor laws. The matter
will be acted upon at the convention, and will
also be presented by the District to the General
Assembly of the Knights of Labor, to be held
In Atlanta, in October. This will make it a
national affair, and tho General Assembly will
be made take cognizance of the charges. An
other meeting of L. A. 6111 will be held Friday
evening, when the delegates will be more fully
instructed.
President Campbell returned yesterday from
Washington,where be is reported to have
gone to see Secretary Windom in regard to the
charges preferred against him by Attorney
Brcnnan, of this city. He would not state tbe
result of his Interview, and would not say that
ne had been to see tbe Secretary at all.
SEARCHING A GRETNA GREEN.
Young Jcoplo to Go Where Marriage Li
censes Come Easier.
From all appearances Rudolph Bawhouse, a
22-year-old clerk in a furniture store, eloped
yesterday morning with Miss Lizzie, the 18-year-old
daughter of Mr. J. B. Wolf, a scrap
iron dealer residing at 91 Seventh avenue. The
young couple had been goiug together three
years in opposition to parental wishes on the
part of Mr. Wolf. At an early hour yesterday
Miss Wolfs parents discovered that she was
missing, as was also every article of her ap
parel, her trunk and other small belongings.
Bawhouse was also missed. The couple have
evidently sought and fonnd a Gretua Green.
Mr. and Mrs. AVolf are very much worried, bnt
have no news from tbe runaways.
A Southside Domestic Imbroglio.
A considerably mixed up case, representing
some valuable pawn tickets, was heard and
continued by Alderman ,Succop yesterday. A
Mr. Flannagan, wbo has a wife in England,
and a Mrs. Dunn, who has a husband in tbe
same country, bave been closely identified in
the household business on the Southside, and a
falling out develops' tbfc charge that Flanna
gan stole some pawn tickets for jewelry
"spouted" by Mrs. Dunn to pay mutual travel
ing expenses.
Knocked Down on Three Different Days.
George Carlo entered suit before Alderman
Burns against J. E. Komlskey on three charges,
viz., simple, aggravated and felonious assault
and battery. Komlskey had knocked down
Carlo on three different days, and beat him
with a cane tbe last time.
For Knnnlng n Speak-Easy.
Bridget Bentt, of Neville street, was com
mitted to jail by Alderman Dougherty yester
day in default of $500 ball on the .charge of
selling liquor without a license
Catholic Club l'lcnic.
Tbe Young Men's Catholic Club, ot St.
Paul's Cathedral, will picnic at Aliquippa
Grove on August 12, next.
LOCAL ITEMS, LIMITED.
Incidents of a Day la Two Cities Condensed
for Ready Reading.
The United States flag will be raised on
July 4 on the City Hall, and on all the station
houses.
Ingram postoffice was robbed on Saturday
night of $40 in money and $60 worth of postage
stamps. ,
Mrs. Dunwoodt, wife of John Dunwoody
Webster avenue,dled last Sunday. She will be
buried to-day.
The meetings of the M. E. and the M.-F.
I ministers were adjourned yesterday until next
oeptemoer. a. great many ox toe preachers
will spend their vacations at the seashore.'
He Remained in the City Just About
One Hoar and 20 Minutes
AND STARTED EASTWARD AGAIN.
The Governor Says Great Changes Have
Been Made at Johnstown.
HE TALES OF DAMAGE BY THE JUNIATA
Governor Beaver, of this great Commonwealth,-
was in this city for about one hour
and 20 minutes last night on his way to
Clarion from Johnstown. He departed on
the Buffalo express for Foxburg, and from
there will go to Harrisbarg. He will be
in Philadelphia on Thursday 'to orate at a
Fourth of July demonstration.
Tbe Governor spent the day at Johns
town and took a view of the work to ascer
tain how it was progressing. In speaking
last evening of what he saw he said:
"The work of cleaning up the debris has
.progressed more rapidly than I ever antici
pated it would. While going the rounds
this morning I heard the people finding fault
aud criticising tbe work of the laborers. This
I consider to be a very good sign that tbey have,
pulled themselves out of the hope that the
State was going to do everything and they are
now relying upon themselves. When people
get pettish they are in a condition to help
themselves and do not want to be placed under
compliments to anybody. The houses the peo
ple are now getting are larger than those sent
them at first. They are four feet longer and
two' wider than
THE SO-CALLED DOO HOUSES.
"The latter were only for temporary occu
pancy, and even if they were small the people
should not have objected to living in them.
They are better than a tent to live in, espec
ially for children.
"The State officers will remain in charge of
the work until it has been proved that the
residents of the town can take hold and
manage for themsolves. The State Board of
Health will stay there, long after the other
officers have been taken away and they will
continue to ward off any contagicn. General
Hastings will probably be enabled to leave in
about two weeks, but, if he thinks his services
are needed there he will stay all summer.
"Judge Cummins, one of the Commissioners,
will be the resident officer at the place. He
will move his family to Cressun, and will be at
Johnstown every day. He has sent out blanks
asking for information and after they bave
beeu filled we will pay out the relief funds.
In tbe blanks each signer is asked to give the
number of members In his or her family, how
much real estate they owned and the valuation
of it, bow much household goods the family
bad on hand and what it was worth, tbe occu
pation of the head of tbe family and the wages
received, etc., etc His estimate of the losses
will be referred to the commission, and this
will form a basis for the distribution of relief
funds. Hearings will be granted people to
make better claims. There will be no star
chamber sessions; everything will be public
THE JUNIATA FLOOD.
"The people of this city need to be enlight
ened upon what damage was done outside of
Johnstown by tbe floods. The condition of the
people in the Juniata and Susquebanna Val
leys was deplorable. The devastation along
the bottom farming lands was greater than any.
one in this section of the State has any idea
of. All tbe crops wero ruined but the most
damage done was the farms were "scoured."
The heavy logs and trees being washed along
the ground just scooped the loam off, leaving
the bare clay. From Tyrone to tbe mouth of
the Juniata river and to Harrisburg there was
terrible destruction. At Lewistown houses
were swept away and everything on
the farms lost., On the north branch
of the Susquehanna there was bo seri
ous destruction and no lives lost. On the
other branch, from Benovo to Harrisburg, the
towns of Lock Haven, Williamsport, -Jersey
Shore, Northumberland; Sunbury and Milton
were greatly damaged and lives were losr.'.'
Adjutant General H. A. Axline, of Ohio, and
J. B.Foraker.Jr.. ton of. the Governor, were
'fellow passengers with the Governor. The
former said he was greatly surprised at the im
provement that has been made within ten days.
MR. FRANK RETIRES.
The Building Inspector Flies His Resigna
tion With tbe Clerk, j
Building Inspector Frank yesterday filed bis
resignation with Clerk Gray, of the Depart
ment of Public Safety. In the official letter
be says that circumstances which bave arisen
during the past two months impelled him to
resign. He bad tried to do his duty, but fre
quent publications from an unwarranted
source bad caused so much trouble as to result
in the dismissal of his colleague (Mr. Eichboy),
and under the circumstances It would be ira-
Sossible to remain himself. The new Assistant
uilding Inspector, Captain J. A A Brown,
bas been put in charge of the office until J. O.
Brown, Chief of the Department of Public
Safety, returns from Denver, which will be
some time next week.
TO 'RELIEVE COMMUNITIES.
An Interesting Association Growing Ont of
tbe Flood Perfecting Organization.
Ameetlng of tbe American Belief Associa
tion, formed at Johnstown two weeks ago, was
held in this city at the office of Dr. J. Chris
Lange last evening. The object of tbe organ!-
zatlon Is to assist communities in times of
great calamity and distress. Adjutant General
Axline of Ohio, is President.
It is proposed to form branch associations in
every city and town- in the country. Another
meeting wilibe held on Friday evening toper
feet the organization.
Assanltcd no Officer.
Ell and William Galbreath were fighting yes
terday on Bingham street, Southside Officer
Gunter attempted to arrest them, when, it is
alleged, they knocked htm down and kicked
him in the abdomen. He managed to get them
to the Twenty-eighth ward station.
A Premature Fourth ol July.
An alarm of fire at 10 o'clock last night from
Allegheny, box 25, was caused by the explosion
of a lot of firecrackers in the window of a
notion store, at the corner of Fayette and
Chanters streets. The damage did was only a
few dollars.
A New' Janitor for City Hall.
George Bradley, formerly Alderman in the
Nineteenth ward, was yesterday appointed
janitor of City Hall by Chief Bigelow. The
position has been vacant ever since John Born
resigned, about four months ago.
Fine Whiskies.
X. X. X. 1855, Pure Bye Whisky, full
quarts $2 00
I860, McKim's Pure Bye Whisky,
full quarts 3 00
Monogram, Pure Bye Whisky, full
quarts 1 75
Extra Old Cabinet, Pure Bye Whisky,
lull quarts 1 50
Gibson's, 1879, Pure Bye Whisky, full
quarts , 2 00
Gibson's .Pure Bye Whisky, full
quarts 1 SO
Guckenheimer Pure Bye Whisky, fall
quarts 1 00
Guckenheimer Export,Pure '&je Whis
ky, full quarts 1 50
Moss Export, Pure Bye Whisky, full
quarts -.' 1 25
1879 Export, Pure Bye Whisky, full
quarts 1 25
1880 Export, Pure Bye Whisky, full
quarts ? 1 00
For sale by G. W. Schmidt, Nos. 95 and
97 Fifth ave.
James W. Grove,
Fifth ave., is showing a larger line of fire
works than ever before. We have a double
supply. Our first shipment was detained
by the great flood. Fearing we would not
get them in time', we telegraphed for dupli
cate shipments. Both have now .arrived,
and in consequence of this our stock is un
usually large, and of the very best goods
made. They must go if low prices will do it.
TW.TS
Fifty Trimmed Hats and Bonnets $5 Each,
In our millinery show room bargains here
that are worth enough-to see tine goods all
ul iucju.
JOS. HORNS SS COJ8
Perm Arenas Stores.
Their Case Mast Come In the Way of Re
hearlngs, tbe Same as Wholesalers A
Char With Mr.Sweltzer.
Some surprise was manifested in legal-circles
last night 'at the ruling of Judge Stowe in the
matter of, the reversed decisions of Judge
White. Judge- Stowe directed the bottlers to
re-present their cases on Wednesday upon the
same basis as the wholesalers in appealed cases,
whereas there had been a supposition that,
under the ruling of the State Supreme Court,
all that the bottlers had to do was to present
themselves and their money and receive their
licenses. But tbe bottlers who were refused
license are unmistakably upon the same legal
plane as the wholesalers, both branches of the
trade coming under the terms of the lengthy
decision filed in tbe Pollard case. The opinion
written by Judge Paxson devotes only a few
lines to the Harris et ai. bottlers' cases, saying
simply that tbe cases on appeal are reversed
upon the general grounds in the elaborate
opinion banded down in tbe Pollard case.
J. Bowman Sweitzer, of tbe Supreme Court
Prothonotary's office, stated last bight that
there is no mittimus or mandamus having a
bearing on the case outside .of the formal
opinion of the Court, which arrived yesterday
morning, and was made the basis of Judge
Stowe'a ruling.
It seems, therefore, that there is no royal
road to fortune for the bottlers, who must take
the regular course of procedure in the matter
of rehearings before the Court of Quarter Sessions.
He Had a Pittsburg Bride.
A young woman from Pittsburg who married
a Cincinnatian bas been left penniless and
alone in the city of Large Hogs. John Alex
ander, who kept a restaurant at No. 199 Plum
street, is being anxiously looked for by the
Cincinnati police. A month. since he came to
Pittsburg, got married and returned home, and
immediately commenced to run Dins rignt ana
left and pocket the proceeds of his business.
The climax came last Saturday when ho le
vanted. A McKeesport Affair.
The McKeesport Land and Improvement
Company bas been chartered: capital, $150,000.
The directors are John H. Flagler and Edmund
P. Converse, of New York City; Hiram B. Sin
clair, John Ewlng Speer and William Harrison,
of McKeesport; William S. Kuhn, of Pittsburg,
and William 8. Eaton, Boston, Mass.
Fell Into a Well.
John Haslage, colored, fell into a 32-foot
well yesterday at the head of Federal street,
Allegheny. There was about 20 feet of water
in the well. He managed to keep afloat until
a line was lowered to bim by several women,
wbo saw the accident and pulled bim out.
A Chinaman's Weapon.
Jaw Gew, a Chinaman, was held for court
yesterday, in default of $500 bail, by Alderman
Bichards for assault and battery. It is al
leged that he struck Hop Sing on the head
with a flatiron. Hop Sing was unable to ap
pear at tbe hearing.
Jane Heat Gets Its Work In.
Charles Smith was overcome by the heat
?ear Allentown, yesterday, while working on
he Manufacturers' pipe line. He was removed
to his home on Brownsville avenue near South
Fourth street.
Fine Manufacturing Property.
We learn from Black & Baird, 95 Fourth
aye., that Dr. Goehring's geometrical wood
carving machine will hereafter be built at
Rochester, N. X. This leaves vacant one of
the tiuest manufacturing properties in the
city, size 100x300 feet, with railroad siding.
A 125-horse power engine, shatting, dry
kiln, and machinery of different kinds, very
large floor space divided into seven large
rooms; also large yard room, good office,
etc The property will be- leased at a mere'
nominal rent as a whole to one party or di
vided into parts it desired.
Excursion to Ohio Pyle on the Fourth of
July.
Bate $1 50 for the round trip. Train
leaves B. & O. B. B, new depot at 8 A. m.
Prlcea Away Down on Ladles White Lawn
Salts. ,
About 100 of them to be disposed of quick
lycome this week.
Jos. Horne & Co..'s
Penn Avenue Stores.
1 Imported Port.
1828 Imperial Oporto Port, full quarts.$3 00
1869 Mackenzie Port, full quarts 2 50
Fine Old White Port, full quarts 2 00
London Dock Port, full quarts 2 00
Burgundy Port, full quarts 1 50
Fine Old Spanish Fort, full quarts. ... 1 00
For sale by G. V. Schmidt, 95 and 97
Fifth avc
REAL ESTATE SAYINGS BANK, LIIL,
401 Smlthueld Street, cor. Fourth Avenne.
Capital, $100,000. Surplus, $45,000.
Deposits of $1 and upward received and
interest allowed at 4 per cent. tts
FOURTH OF JULY EXCURSIONS
Yla the Pennsylvania Lines.
Excursion tickets will be sold at one fare
for the round trip on July 3d and 4th, good
to return until July 5th, between all stations
on the Pennsylvania lines west of Pitts
burg. No excursion tickets .will be sold to
adults at less than 25 cents, nor to children
at less than 15 cents. iw
Our Great July Clearance Sale Now.
Come and see the bargains silks and
calicoes, ladies and children's suits, em
broideries and laces; parasols. Come to-day.
Jos. Hokne & Co.'s
Penn Avenue Stores.
4th of July Excursion.
On July 3 and 4 the P. & L. E. B. E.
will sell tickets to all local points on its
lines, also to points on the N. T. P. & O. B.
B. and the L. S.' & M. S. By., between
Toledo and Cleveland inclusive, and
Youngstown and Erie inclusive at one fare
for the round trip. Tickets will be good
for return until July 5th inclusive.
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Fourth of July Excursions.
The Baltimore and Ohio Bail road will
sell excursion tickets east of Pittsburg on
July 2, 3 and 4, good to return on the 8th,
inclusive; and west of Pittsburg on the 3d
and 4th, good to return on the 5th, in
clusive.
Light-Weight Summer Coats All Reduced,
Our entire stock, $25 ones and $10; prices
slashed to make a quick sale. See them
to-day. Jos. HORNE& Co.'s
Penn Avenue Stores.
Fourth of July Goods.
Fine line of fireworks, flags, etc.
Extra
quality. Xiowest prices.
Harrison's Toy Store,
d 123 Federal street, Allegheny.
Bicycles, Bicycles,
Tricycles, velocipedes, boys' wagons, lawn
swings, croquet, hammocks, footballs, base
balls, bats, dolls, toys, etc., in abundance at
James W. Grove's.Fiith ave. twts
Excnrsloa ,to 'Ohio Pyle on tbe Fourth of
July.
Bate $1 50 for the round trip. Train
leaves B. & O. B. B. new depot at 8 A. si.
Summer Dresses Ready to Put Oa Re
duced Prices on this largest stock; entire summer
outfits easily gotten together here and
cheaply. Jos. Horne & Co.'s
Penn Avenue Stores.
FlREworks, crackers, torpedoes;
finest
assortment; jow prices.
J, H. Johnston, 706 Smithfield st
Smoke the best. La Perla del Fumar
clear Havana Key West Cigars. Sold 3 for
25o by G. W. Schmidt, Nos. 95 and 97 Fifth
ave.
Remove tbe causes that make your hair life
less and gray with Parkers Hair Balsam.
Parker's Ginger Tonic cures inward pains.
Everybody Wants Fun
On Fourth July, and they can have It
if they invest a small amount in some of
those elegant all colored fireworks to be had
at James W. Grove's, FifttTave. xwzs
Ordination of an Assistant Pastor for the
Fourth Avenue Baptist Church A Very
Interesting Service Last NIxbt.
Last night, .for tbe first time in 30 years, the
Fourth Avenue Baptist Church found itself
called upon to ordain a minister hi connection
with its pastoral work. The person ordained
was William Ward West, of the class of
of Rochester Theological Seminary, as assist
ant pastor. A council of churches of the
Pittsburg Baptist Association was held to con
sider the propriety of setting him apart to the
work of tbe gospel ministry. The council met
at 3 p. H. and elected Bev. A J. Bonsall, of
Rochester, Moderator, and. Prof. J. F. Carey'
Secretary.
Mr. West passed a creditable examination,
and at 7:30 o'clock the ordination services took
place in the church. Bev. D. E. Bichards, of
Sharpsburg, read the scripture lesson, andProf.
Leroy Stephens. President of Mt Pleasant
Institute, led in prayer. Bev. D. B. Davis,
pastor of the Second Baptist Church, preached
the ordination sermon, from Epbesians 1L, 12-13,
Bev. J. W. Riddle delivered the charge to
the church, and Bev. A. J. Bonsall the charge
to the candidate. The candidate then knelt
by the side of the pulpit in the spacious
chancel, and was surrounded by all tbe or
dained ministers present, led by the pastor,
Bev. H. B. Grose, who placed their right hands
on his head, while Bev. J. K. Cramer, of the
Thirty-seventh Street Baptist Church, offered
up a fervent prayer of ordination. The hand
of fellowship, on behalf of the council, associa
tion and church, was then extended by Bev. J.
M. Scott, of Sewlckley.
The newly-made minister of the gospel, Bev.
William W ard West, pronounced the benedic
tion, after which he received the congratula
tions of many warm friends. Mr. West will
have charge of the chapel of the Fourth
Avenue Baptist Church at Linden Grove.
A SHERIFF'S LITTLE SUIT.
He Wants to Recover a Tidy Sam Lost at
tho Festive Faro Bank.
rSPECIAI. TILEOKAM TO THE DISPATCR.1
TouNOSTOWir, O., July L Ex-Sheriff
E. B. Walker, of this county, has com
menced suit in Columbus, O., against John
Colender and George W. Saviers, running a
faro bank: there, charging that while in the
place he lost 5875, and asks to recover the
amount and interest. The money was played
away while Walker was delivering convicts
sent from this county to the penitentiary,
prior to the expiration of his term of office
as Sheriff last January. Walker made an
assignment to Arthur O. Fording, who is
pushing the present action.
July 4, Cnstle Shannon.
' Picnic by Southside Council No. 133. O.
TJ. A. M. and Phil Sheridan Branch Emer
ald Beneficial Association. Three baseball
games. Trains every 40 minutes; round
trip fare, 25 cents.
Hundreds of Parasols Half Price
La Toscas.English coaching and other swell
styles. Now is the time fo buy them.
JOS. HOBNE & CO.'S
Penn Avenue Stores.
Excursion to Ohio Pyle on (be Fourth of
Jaly.
Bate $1 50 for the round trip. Train
leave B. & O. B. B. new depot at 3 A. M.
Guns never so cheap as now. Send or
call for illustrated catalogue of guns, revol
vers, sporting goods, etc.
J. H. Johnston; 706 Smithficld st.
Over 200 varieties of Imported Key West
and Domestic Cigars from 52 to 40 .per 100.
G. W. Schmidt,
Nos. 95 and 97 Fifth ave.
Reduced Prices on Summer Jackets
In our suit room to-day real fine goods.
All reduced. Jos. Hokne & Co.'s
Penn Avenue Stores.
Fireworks, Fireworks,
Fireworks, fireworks, fireworks, fireworks,
fireworks, fireworks, , fireworks, fireworks,
fireworks, fireworks, and then -more fire
works, at James W. Grove's, Fifth ave.
TWTS
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Tho "Greatest Sale of Cotton Goods This
One " '
That is going on here Hundreds of pieces
Satines Ginghams Lawns Chintzes
Prints prices the lowest ever made.
JOS. HOBNE& CO.'S
Penn Avenne Stores.
Baby Carrlnges.
Prices greatly reduced to make room for
fall goods. Haekison's Toy Stoee,
d 123 Federal St, Allegheny.
Try Onr Cakes. r
California mixed, ginger snaps, soda
crackers. The best goods In the market.
tufssu S. S. Makvin & Co.
Ladles and Children's Summer Suits
All marked down to go quick. Be sure to
come in early. Jos. Hokne & Co.'s
Penn Avenue Stores.
Angostura Bitters, the celebrated appe
tizer, of exquisite flavor, is used all over the
world.
$4 to Cleveland and return via the P. &
L. E. B. B., July 3 and 4, tickets good
to return until July 5th,incIusive.Tuwsu
Frauenheim & Vilsack's Iron City
beer is the best in the market. Pure, whole
some, nutritious. ttssu
If you are seeking for a very fine im
ported cigar, ask to see the La Matllde
brand. From $10 fc $40 per 100.
G. W. Schmidt, 95 and 97 Fifth ave.
Guns, revolvers; catalogues free.
J. H. Johnston, 706 Smithfield st.
ITEMS OF INTEREST.
Handsome Printed Challis, new work, 15c
and 20c. '
Dark Ground Domestic Challis, 10c
All-wool Challis, choice effects.
White Ground Challis, 6c and up.
Scotch styles wide Zephyrs and fancy Ging
hams only 20c a yard.
Very choice new work in Ginghams at 10c
and 12c.
Wide printed Cottons, in light and dark
grounds, SJc, 10c and 12Jc. -
Stylish Satines. in fancy French, 20c and 25c
- .
Bargains in Lace Stripes and Plaid Muslins,
suitable for Aprons. Children's Dresses and
Wrappers, 6c, 8c, 12Ke. 15c to 25c
27-inch Hemstitched Embroideries, choice
patterns, selling at 50c, 65c and 75c
45-Inch Flouncings, special values, 75c and $L
75c a yard for best grade of India Silks.
Low prices made on Mohairs.
Low prices made on Fancy Dress Goods.
Low prices made on Silk Goods.
Children's White Suits and Wash Dresses
all reduced in price
Ladles' Ginghams and Sa'tme Suits, neat and
dressy. So, $0 aud $8.
Wool Suits for Traveling Costumes, $10, $12,
$15 and $20.
biberXeabtdn,
COS AND 507 MABKET ST.
jezS-TTsaa
A.8UPP0SED CORRECTING LIKE.
One of the Incorporators, However, Sea
fuses to Talk Abont It.
A little railroad, 25 miles long, to cost $960,000
to begin with, and named the Ohio and North
western, was chartered by tbe State Depart
ment yesterday. It is to run from Hmitbton,
or near it, on the Yougiogheny river, to or
nearLatrobe The Directors are: J.J. MInci,
J. A Courtney, W. A. Dinker and W. L Miller,
of Pittsburg, and D. H. Brown, James Camp
bell and C B. Sewell, of Allegheny City.
The latter was the only one that could ba
found last night and he refused to allow bb)
jaws to be pried open, so nothing more definite,
could be gotten on the subject
Coal People at Loggerheads.
A lively fight is in progress in the matter of
Pittsburg coal shipments by lake, In which the
local operators, the Cleveland Coal Associa
tion, the Pittsburg and Western Railroad, a
branch thereof, the P F. & N. W. Dock Com
pany, and the Northwestern dealers in coal are
the parties in controversy. The disagreement
arose over the action of the Cleveland Coal'
Association in attempting to create a monopoly
In all the coal produced for the lace trade
For Abasing His Danghter.
John Yost was committed to jail from Alder
man O'Donnell's office yesterday, in default of
bail for court trial on serious charges preferred
by bis daughter, Mary Yost, a bright, pretty
girl, 14 years of age.
JDB. HDRNE I CD.'B-
PENN AVENUE STORES. .
JULY, THE BARGAIN MONTH,'
The time when we reduce stock in all
departments. HowT By low prices!
This day will commence our Clearance
Sale of all summer wear goods all over
the store goods for men's, women's
and Children's wear.
SEE THE PARASOLS.
Hundreds of the "half-price and less"
finest styles in both handles and
covers.
THE GREATEST '
WASH. GOODS SALE,
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All are good quality aud stands. '
makes. , -
25c Ginghams at 15c ,
40c and 50c Ginghams at 25c
SUks-Sl 25 quality India Silks 50c a
yard the greatest Silk bargain.
Also our Black and Colored Surah "
Silks.
The French Dress Goods at 60c best
values usual price $1 to $1 60 now at
-50c "
Everybody will find it will pay them
to come early.
Be sure to see the great bargain In
the Suit Department in Ladies' and
Children's Summer Suits great mark
downs here
Come and see these greatest
and
most of great and extraordinary ,
bargains.
I
JDB. HDRNE k CD.EL
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PENN AVENUE STORES
PURE WINES and LIQUORS-
FOBMEDICINAL USE, v
California Wines at 50c per quart . r
imported Liquors and Cordials at .
LOWEST PBICES. .A.-
Finest Old Whiskies in Western Penn- J
sylvania at same prices others are selling.
G. EISENBEIS,
113 FEDERAL STBEET, ALLEGHENY.
j e30,S2-TTSU i
-VTICTOBIA-TO PBEVENT SICKNESS IN
V yourfamlly keep the VICTORIA .NAT-'
UBAL MINERAL WATER, imported direct
to this city from near Ems, Germany, by Major
C W. Kraus. Send orders by mall or mesaea
ger to C.W.KBAUS, 1339 Liberty ave. '
Lawns, 5c
Ginghams', 5c
Satines, 8c
Prints, 4c
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