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Made by tlie Striking "Work
men at Homestead.
EEOBUITS DRIVEN AWAY.
Several of the Non-Union Men Badly
Injured by Strikers.
A LIVELY MELEE YESTERDAY.
The Sheriff Says Order Musi Be PreserTed
at All Hazards.
AS EMPHATIC PROCLAMATION ISSUED
The Eecond day of the great strike at
Homestead opened amid the most intense
excitement. The bitterness so keenly felt
on "Wednesday was greatly intensified yes
terday by the attempt.early in the morning,
to smuggle in a carload of 40 men, collected
from different parts of the country and
shipped from Pittsburg by an employment
agency on Grant street. As the train ap
proached the depot it was surrounded by
the sentinels, and the alarm instantly con
Teyed to the tipper station, where a larger
body of workmen were congregated with
instructions to be in readiness to receive the
recruits on their arrival there.
A number of the new men, who claim
that they received their first intimation that
there was any trouble by seeing a large
body ot men at the station, attempted to
leave the train, but found the doors locked.
Three of the more desperate, either through
fear or excessive principle, jumped through
the windows. One man, in his hurry, left
bis coat and vest, containing $14, in the
car. The coat and vest were afterward
discovered, but the money had disappeared.
As to the reception tendered the new men
on their arrival at the upper depot, accounts
differ, but all agree that it was a decidedly
warm one. A number of stones were thrown
and blows struck, but as near as can be
learned no person was seriously injured.
On hearing the association side of the story,
the men, with the exception of three, who by a
Eudden rush gained the inclosure ot the works,
expressed their willingness to return to Pitts
burg. They were accordingly
ESCORTED TO THE DErOT
by a delegation of the strikers and placed upon
the train. As many were without money, their
fares were paid from the association funds.
There was considerable noise on the trip
through town, but no violence was attempted.
The exciting event of the day, however, oc
curred about 4 o'clock in the afternoon. An
employment agent from Baltimore, who, it is
said, had contracted to provide a large num
ber of men, arrived in town on the 11:30 train
with three men. Through fear of violence,
however, they did not disembark, but passed
on to Duquesne. Early in the afternoon they
attempted to reach the works by walking
through the woods back of the Mill, but were
spotted by the ever vigilant guard, and after a
short chase run down and surrounded.
They were then informed that they
would be allowed 15 minutes to leave town.
This the agent declined to do, and with a
foolhardiness scarcely believable under the
circumstances, declared his intention to re
main and do bis best to fill the mill with non
union men. Then followed a scene, possible
under no other conditions.
A number of the more hot-headed strikers,
Infuriated beyond reason by this open defiance,
sprang upon the men, and beat and kicked
them in the most heathen manner. For a few
moments it was doubtful if tbey would escape
with their lives, but finally tbe cooler members
succeeded in separating them, and, forming a
guard about the strangers, started downtown
in tbe direction of the depot. As they pro
ceeded tbe excitement constantly increased;
the strikers poured out from every direction
and several desperate attempts were made to
break through the guard and attack the men,
during which tho strikers suffered themselves.
As tbe procession reached tbe depot a con
certed attack separated tbe strangers and their
guardians, and the scene that followed almost
teems incredible. Tbe men were
BEATEN' AND KICKED
from one side of tbe road to tbe other, clothes
were torn from their backs and it appeared
that the infuriated workmen would have one or
more murders to answer for. By almost super
human efforts, the rescuers threw off the mob,
and shouted to tbe men to run, which they did,
only to be again overtaken and beaten. Again
and again tbey broke away, until finally one
dropped irom sheer exhaustion. As the crowd
dashed upon him, two of tbe rescuing party,
noble fellows who bad suffered at the hands of
their brethren in their heroic attempt at res
cue, tprang to the front and drawing their re
volvers swore they would kill the first man
who should approach. Tbeir determined
action bad tbe effect of quieting the crowd for
an instant, during which the better nature of
the men asserted itself and reason began to
gain control. A committee seized tbe strangers
and rushed them down the road in the direction
The agent, whose name eonld not be learned,
was the most severely treated, his nose being
broken and his face poundea to a jelly. It was
feared at first that his ribs had been broken,
but on examination it happily proved other
wise. This action was strongly condemned by
the committee and majority of tbe association,
and the greatest caution will be exercised to
prevent tho occurrence of similar scenes.
A system of signals has been arranged by
which the workmen in surrounding towns may
be kept advised of the condition of affairs in
Homestead during tbe day by cannon and at
eight by skyrockets fired from the hillsides.
At a special meeting ot the Borough Conncil
yesterday afternoon, it was decided not to ap
point 100 special police, as proposed yesterday,
but to start with ten and gradually increase the
force as occasion demanded. The required
number was selected f rem the townpeople at
Sheriff McCandless, accompanied by two
strangers from Pittsburg, held a conference
with Superintendent Schwab at the company's
office late yesterday afternoon, the result of
which could not be learned.
There are now six deputies inside tbe works,
beside the watchmen. The three men who
managed to get inside the enclosure yesterday
morning, became frightened and escaped from
the town late in tbe afternoon, leaving a
portion of their baggage behind them in their
Fawcett, tho boarding house keeper, who
was chased out of town on Wednesday, came,
down yesterdav on the Pittsburg, McKeesport
and oughiogheny road. Ho intended to gain
admission to the works byleapingfromtbetres
tle, wbich at one point runs close to the divid
ing fence, but, as tbe conductor refused to
slacken the soeedof tbe train, he was afraid to
attempt it, and passed on to Duquesne.
August Geisler, the Grant street employ
ment agent, who sent the men to Homestead
yesterday morning, accompanied tbe party as
far as Howard, where, receiving word that a
delegation was awaiting his arrival, he consid
ered discretion his wisest plan and retired.
The feeling against him is very intense and it
wonld not be advisable for him to appear In
town lor a while.
A feeling prevails in town among the leading
members of tbe association that the company
does not propose to attempt to run the mill with
sew labor, and that the present apparent
anxiety to obtain men is only a "bluff"
TO LEAD THE WOBKMEJf ON
to some act of unlawfulness that will afford
them sufficient gronnds for calling in a large
force of deputy sheriffs.
At the office of tbe company everything is
going on as usnaL The clerks and book
keepers are at tbeir desks, to all appearances
hard at work. Everybody refuses to talk on
tbe subject of the day, and absolutely nothing
can be learned.
The representatives of the press were waited
upon by a committee, evidently self-appointed,
last evening, and very politely informed that
owing to certain reports that had appeared in
the papers tbeir presence had become decided
ly obnoxious to tbe members of tbe association,
who bad concluded that the scribes had better
depart, and that they would allow them 15
minutes to get to tbe depot, Tbe determined
appearance and evident earnestness of tbe com
mittee precluded any possibility of a jest, ana
it required tbe combined diplomacy of the
newspaper force to argue tbem out ot tbeir
convictions and avoid a pending conflict. All
knowledge of tbe affair was denied at head
quarter. Sheriff McCandless, In conversation to-day,
said: "I informed the officers of tbe Amalga
mated Association Wednesday night that 1 in
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tended to bring In a carload of workmen yes
terday morning, and that I would not bring in
a guard, but should accompany them alone if
they would obey the law and attempt no In
timidation but that if I met, with any opposi
'lion I should certainly call in assistance.
MUST ENFORCE THE LAW.
"I have been elected to enforce tbe law, and I
propose to do so. I sympathize with the
strikers, but I cannot allow my personal feel
ings to interfere with my duty. I shall de
mand implicit obedience to the law."
Tbe following proclamation was posted about
the works early last evening:
To "Whom it May Concern:
Whereas, certain persons In Mifflin township,
Allegheny county, hare assembled and congre
gated at and near the worts or Carnefrle, Phipps
& Co., Limited, and upon tbe roads and highways
leading to the same, and are Interfering- with tne
workmen and business of said company, and the
operation or said works. Kow, I, Alex. -K. Mc
Candless, Hlh Sheriff of said county, do com
mand all persons to abstain from such assembling
orcongTcratlnjras aforesaid, and from Interfer
ing with the workmen or business of said Carne
gie. I'hlnps 4 Co., Limited, or tbe operating: of
said works, and in all respects to preserve the
peace and to retire to their respective homes or
places of residence, and In case of your failure to
obscrre these Instructions yon will be dealt with
according to law. ALEX. JE. McOandless,
High Sheriff or Allegheny County.
BIIEIUFF'8 OFFICE, llTTSBUBO, July 11, 18S9.
William Martin, Secretary of the Amalga
mated Association, in commenting on the
proclamation of Sheriff McCandless warning
all persons to keep off tbe grounds of tbe steel
works, stld: I consider tho action, while in
tbe line of tbe Sheriff's dnty, as a move to
overawe tho strikers, who are determined to in
tercept everyone likely to go to work pending
THEIR PLAN NOT INDORSED.
"In consultation to-day with Sheriff UcCan
dless and prominent men of the association, the
question of bow far the strikers could go was
"The officers of tbe association proposed to
detail certain men who would alternately
board each train from Pittsburg to Homestead,
and state their side ot tbe case to all men go
ing to the town to work, and If by moral
suasion the agents could not persuade tbem to
leave before reaching Homestead, bo should
retire and allow the men to go to work. As a
guarantee of good faith, and to see that no ad
vantage was taken of tbe men, the Sheriff was
requested to detail a deputy to accompany each
agent. Tbe proposition was rejected. The
Sheriff claimed hat the court would not recog
nize such a proceeding.
"By wbich it would appear that tbe men have
no rights a( all and must accept the terms of
the firm, but tbe men are thoroughly aroused
and determined that 'no free library or con
servatory shall be wrung out of tbeir stom
achs.' If Carnegie wins at Homestead, it
makes him monarch of the steel trade of the
United States: no other firm will be able to
compete with him. I know wbat his sliding
scale Is. The men who work under it will be
virtually slaves. No one will know from day
to day what tbey are going to receive for their
300 1I0EE MEN WANTED.
Mr. Geisler Tells How His Men Were
Rooted TUev Were Badly Scared nnd a
Few Were Hart Mr. Abbott's Instruc
tions to Employment Agents.
August Geisler's employment office at the
foot of Grant street yesterday afternoon re
sembled a house of refuge after a battle.
Geisler sat behind his desk with a black eye
and swelled face, and grouped around him
were his men returned from the siege at
Homestead. One had his face patched up
with court plaster; another was nursing an
arm, and all were pretty well demoralized.
When asked for an account of his trip to
Homestead, Mr. Geisler said: "We started
at 8:30 this morning with 40 men. We had
a car to ourselves and the doors were locked.
Tbe Sheriff asked the men if they had
anv weapons. They had none. He then told
them not to talk at all or answer any taunts;
that be would do all the talking, if there was
any trouble. When we got to Six Mile Ferry
he told me to go back, as there would be trou
ble if the strikers saw me, and it was not neces
sary for me to be there. So 1 got off the train
and crossed over tbe river to Glenfield to catch
the B. A O. train, and when It came six of my
men were on it. They had escaped from the
train at Homestead and crossed the river. The
train went on."
"At Homestead, so my men tell me, tbe
strikers surrounded the train and told the men
that there would be trouble if they went on.
There was a rush to get out of the car. and six
escaped, the crowd ot strikers chasing them
and howling like byenas. The train started be
fore any more could get off. Tbe men tried to
get off all the way to Mnnha.ll station, but tbe
train did not stop. When it did the 'Strikers
poured in through tbe windows and put the
men off. They took one man bodily and carried
him to the road and gave him a toss into the
ditch. They also threw stones at tbe windows.
The bberiff could do nothing; be didn't have
time to talk, and no talk would stop such men."
Edward Meyer, one of tbe men. then told his
story of tbe fray in German. He said: "The
strikers bowled around ns like -wild Indians
and brandished their clubs. Tbe men were
scared nearly out of their wits. I was bustled
out of tbe car, and before 1 got off the steps
they pounced on me. One grabbed one arm
and pulled one way; another pulled the other.
Someone hit me here with a blndgeon (show
ing bis black eye). They drove us down to
Homestead like so many wild animals. They
wouldn't let us stay there to catch a train, and
we started down tbe track, tbey following us
for quite a distance. We kept on and got to
Pittsburg about noon. Tbe strikers gave one
ot the men SO cents and lood and sent him
Catching up the thread of the exciting story
where Meyer left off, Geisler said:. "I got home
at noon, and the men came in groups nntil all
of tbe 40, except the three who got into tbe
works, bad come back. They were a rail
straightener, a beater, and a laborer. I went
up to see Mr. Abbott, and he told me to keep
tbe men nntil further orders. He said it was a
fight to tbe finish, and be would
take the men np if it took all snmmer. He
didn't like tbe Sheriffs way of doing things,
and said he should have had deputies. He said
that he thought be would bave protection for
the men at the works to-morrow." ,
"I see in the paper that it is said that Mr.
Abbott didn't give me orders to get men. He
didn't, but Mr. Schwab, his superintendent,
Geisler showed an order for 25 men from
Schwab and said that tbe number was after
ward increased. Tbe order called for Germans,
Hungarians and all tbe English obtainable.
Mr. Geisler said that his orders now were to
get all the l.borers he could of any nationality,
and afterward they would get skilled laborers.
Geisler had this bulletin printed: Wanted
300 men to work in a steel mill. He said the
company paid tbe board and wages of the men
as if they worked.
Twelve of the returned men were at Emil
Dorner's place, but none could speak English
and Corner would not talk.
CAUGHT IN COLUMBUS.
A Colored Man, Wanted for Larceny, la
Brought Back for Trial.
Robert Seals, the colored man who skipped
out with II 00 belonging to Belle Medlock, and a
gold watch and chain, tbe property of Mary
Graham, was brought back from Columbus, O.,
yesterday. An information for larceny was
lodged before Magistrate McKenna, and the
prisoner was committed to jail for a bearing.
Thrown Off His Wna-on.
Peter Kress, who Jives on Thirty-seventh
street, between Penn avenne and Butler street,
was delivering some goods on Ridge avenue,
near Center avenne, last nlght,wben tbe wagon
upset, throwing Mr. Kress to tho ground, in
juring his back and badly bruising him. He
was driven to his home by Officer Wachter.
Their General Manager.
Tbe Monongahela Furnace Company, whose
million-dollar plant will be located at McKees
port, has appointed W. B. Schiller General
Manager. The work of excavating for founda
tions will be commenced In ten days. Tbe
company propose to operate the plant inside of
To Answer Two Charges.
Thomas Reiman was committed to jail yes
terday by Alderman Reilly on a charge of ag
gravated assault and battery, preferred by
Thomas Littlehels, and also on a charge of as
sault and battery by Mrs. Littlehels.
WITHIN 0UB GATES.
Visiting Strangers nod Their Whereabouts
W. H. Barnes, one of the receivers of the
Allegheny Valley Railroad, is at the Dnquesne
Senator C, W. Hclinq. or Oil City, and
Hon. Charles H. Mackay, of Franklin, Pa., are
guests at tbe Monongahela House.
Brenord Robison, the President of tbe In
dianapolis Electric Light Company, and L. M.
Levering, ot Baltimore, Md., are staying at tbe
Prof. James A. Morrow, formerly princi
pal of the Fifth ward school, Allegheny, at
resent of the Slippery Rock Normal School,
i staying at the Seventh Avenue Hotel.
Tbe Glassworkers President Makes
Some Startling Statements.
A STAB AT FORMER OFFICIALS.
He Explains Why He Took trie Stump In
the Presidents! Campaign.
THE FLINTS BLOWOUT AT BELLAIEE
The third day's session of the Window
Gloss Workers' National Convention, at
tbeir hall on the Southside yesterday, was
lively. Some reports of committees caused
animated discussion; but, although some op
position to the officers was developed, they
came out on top, and instead ot being cen
sured for any of their past actions, their
salaries were increased. President Camp
bell's remuneration for his services was ad
vanced from $25 to $30 per week, and Secre
tary Cake from $22 to 25.
The morning session was devoted tore
vising the rules. The Wage Committee
will now have full power to act in arranging
wages for the next fire. The committees are
hard at work looking over the papers re
ferred to tbem, and the most important bust
ness of the convention will not come up until
to-day. It is likely that the work will be ended
by to-morrow night.
PRESIDENT CAMPBELL'S BEPOBT.
Although President Campbell refused to give
his report for publication on the first day of tbe
session a copy was furnished to the Commoner
and (Jlassworker, and will appear in the issue
of that paper this week. An advance copy
was obtained last nlgbt, and the substance of
the report is appended. President Campbell
1 have been President of the organization a lit
tle oTer two years and hare worked harder and
with less satisfaction to myself than 1 hare ever
done since 1 have been able to work. When I
iissnmed charge of the organization 1 found the
management had been ran In a very loose manner
and had anparcntly run without any bead to
guide It. Tbe first matter that came under my
observation was the loose manner in which tbe
funds of the organization were being collected
and disbursed. 1 deemed It to be my first duty to
set about lo remedy tbe evil and tbe result
was the resignation of tbe Secretary. Dis
content seemed to be tbe ruling sentiment-
Tbe office was In a state of .turmoil;
tbe finances in a muddled condition. At
tbe time ofthe settlement ofwages In 1887 there
was some friction cansed by the course pursued
In the matter. I was accused by some or baring
usurped powers that did not belong to me. I ad
mit that, perhaps, at the first glance, this may ap
pear true, but 1 bave this to say In regard to tbls
course, that 1 acted In the mannertbat seemed to
me to be best, and 1 feel so confident In tbe Jus
tice of my course, that, should a similar strained
condition of affairs occur a?aln, I sbonld oursue
the same course, because 1 firmly believe that by
my action at that time a strike was averted that
would have caused a large amount of suffering
and misery to a large number of our members.
It is Important that the workmen sbonld Organize
to protect tbeir wages, and it is equally Import
ant that the manufacturers organize to protect
themselves. In view or this fact, I am of tbe
opinion that It Is for the best Interest or both of
us to co-operate by making agreements to com
bine our Joint Interests for mutual protection
against both manufacturers and men who will
TEMPERANCE AND TARIFF.
The habit of some members quitting work
without working on their seven days' notices is
condemned in strong terms, and the members
are exhorted to live np to the laws of the asso
ciation as honest and loyal men. The report
recommends stringent laws covering the case.
The evil of the excessive use of liquor is then
touched upon by President Campbell. He
It causes men to abuse the women whom they
have sworn to protect with their life: it drives tbe
children Into the mills and factories when they
should be in tbe schoolroom. Liquor takes all the
reason out or men, makes them unreasonable,
unreliable associates in any enterprise or combi
nation of men. L. A. 300 has no right to say wbat
any member shall eat or drink,- but when a mem
ber so far forgets himself that be makes a brute of
nimseir ana Deggars out or ms iamuy, ana causes
members of the assembly to lose money, be should
be expelled from tbe organization and debarred
from work until be proves by his actions that he
Is worthy to be a member of L. A. 3u0.
The report then refers to men overdrawing
their accounts and leaving for other places, tbe
bills being sent to the office for collection. This
practice is condemned and recommendation Is
made that the organization Should not counte
nance acts of injustice upon anyone. Tbe tar
iff question is treated In the fotlowingitaanner:
For several years tbe organization has been
free in pronouncing in favor of a high tariff on
window glass: on several occasions we have sent
committees to Washington to protest against any
reduction of tbe tariff on tbe same. An appeal
was made to tbe last Congress to let tbe tariff
alone on window class. That appeal was treated
with contempt by tbe peoplewho controlled legis
lation. Tbe organization then went Into tbe mat
ter in a practical way and did some very effective
work on the question. Inasmuch as tbe tariff was
made a national Issue between the two great polit
ical parties In the fight for l'resldent, tbe assem
blv took a hand in the fight and some of the mem
bers complained about it. If the membership is
opposed to tariff and do not believe lu supporting
It, then the work done last tall was wrong; 11 tbe
membership believes In a protective tariff on win
dow glass, then tbe work done was proper and
right. If we are opposed to tariff we shonld not
send any more committees to Congress to protest
against a reduction In the came.
IMPORTATION AND APPRENTICES,
Tbe importation of window glass affects the
trade very materially. From the renorts of the
Treasury Department ot the United States, the
value of window glass imported for ten years,
from 1878 lip to 1889, amounted to (17,758,891; for the
12 months ending April 30, 1889, tbe number of
boxes imported was 1,212,318, valued at 1,523,907,
an average value of 112! per box of 40 feet. In
1887 there was Imported 932,737 boxes. In 1888,
1,04, 3 boxes, an Increase of about 23 per cent
over tbe preceding year. These are plain facts
and there is some cause for this large increase in
the Importation orpins, and we will hare tomeet
it In some way. The produce of the blast Just
ended will reach 3, K6, 8(0 boxes of SO feet In this
country, while tbe imports and home production
will reach 4. 389, 128 boxes.
Relative to the apprentice laws the report
Tbe laws should be changed so that an ap
prentice granted to learn to gather should have
the right to learn to blow. While we shonld guard
well the apprentice laws we should allow enough
to learn to keep the places filled, or have men
enough to supply the demand, which we have not
bad In tbe last two years,
Tbe report touches upon, financial transac
tions and says that notwithstanding a reduction
in revenue, shortly after President Campbell
assumed office, within two years tbe increase
in the treasury was over (40,000, making the
surplus in bank now available a great sum for
a labor organization to have on hand. Presi
dent Campbell suggests that sometblnc prac
tical be done with the money in the shapo of
THE JEANETTE TBODBLE.
The report then takes up the case of the for
eign glass workers at Jeannette, and, with
but few introductory remarks, tbe swom state
ment of l'resldent Campbell relative thereto
and as published previously is reproduced.
After the statement reference is made to the
efforts of F. M. Oessner and Isaac Cline, ex
members or L. A. 300. to cause discord in the
assembly over tbe matter.and President Camp
bell says be was sorry that some members of L.
A. 300 had joined in the hue and cry and con
demned tbe officials they had bound themselves
in a solemn obligation to defend. He said tbe
officers of L, A. 300 asked onlythU if their
course was not satisfactory, tbey be tried
in tbe court of the organization. He then tells
who and what the Trades Conncil is and told of
tbe early transactions in connection with the
Trades Council investigation, and concludes
I hare never aspired to the position I now
hold; hare never asked one member to support
me; have Always toldithe members it was their
duty to support the man best fitted for the posi
tion, and only through the Influence of a number
of good members did i consent to be placed In the
position, and only for the same Influence I would
not be here to-day.
In conclusion I bare this to say to the delegates:
This convention will either make the organiza
tion stronger or weaker. I now call npou every
delegate to remember his obligation to the organf
zatlon, lay aside all personal feelings he may
have; everyone bend to the oars, all work together
for tbe good of tbe order, and the banner ot X. A.
300, which bas always been In tbe front ranks of
labor, will continue in tbe lead, and her star will
Erow brighter and brighter, and that we may all
e better men jrom the very fact or being mem
bers of L. A. 300.
President Campbell, in bis report, denies
that a ring exists in Pittsburg to run the
TO BE INVESTIGATED.
United State Officials to Inquire Into tbe
Importation of Foreign Glassblowers
A Hearing To-Day.
Yesterday afternoon William J.Brennen, Esq.,
the attorney for tbe prosecution in the mat
ter of the importation of those foreign glass
blowers, received a letter from United States
District Attorney Lyon telling him to report at
tbe United States Court rooms at 3 o'clock to
day. The letter stated that tbe hearing was to
give tbe defense an opportunity to put in any
Mr. Lyon, when seen, said: "Tho letters
which I received from Washington contain
nothing of Importance. In fact, tbeir Import
bas been already published."
"Do you think you will sue Mr. Campbell 7"
be was asked.
"I cannot say. The case bas not advanced
that far yet. We will give tbem sufficient time
to produce all tbe evidence they have before
any important steps are taken. 1 expect some
more letters in a few days in connection with
the case. I have also written to Mr. Brennen
to appear to-morrow with any additional evi
dence be may bave to offer."
Mr. Brennen was seen and said there was
nothing new in the case with tbe exception of
the letter be received. He was asked if be
thought Mr. Campbell was likely to be sum.
moned. He replied: "Tbe prosecution will
have to wait until sufficient proof bas been
given to sbow that the workmen were im
ported. If that should happen tbe men would
have to be sent back before salts were en
tered." It is thought that some important testimony
will be given to-day.
President Campbell, of tbe Window Glass
Workers' Union, was asked yesterday afternoon
whether he had anything to say about the in
vestigation to-day, and replied that he had not
beard of It and had no statement whatever to
THE FLIMTS' CONTENTION. ,
Delegates Enjoy an Excursion Some Oppo
sition is President Smith.
A telegram from a staff correspondent of
this paper from Bellalre says the American
Flints are making a fight against President
Smith for re-election. The list and wages in
the shade branch have been settled on last
year's basis and no changes have been made in
tbe pressed branch.
The delegates attended a picnic at Chippewa
Lake and an enjoyable day was spent. The
convention will meet again this morning, and
the leading members hope to get matters all
adjusted without tbe difficulties which threat
ened the proceedings tbe day before. It is cer
tain that some changes are being made In some
branches which amount to a practical advance.
TEEI FEW LEFT.
Almost All of the Pittsburg Iron Firms Have
Signed the Scale.
Zug it Co. signed the scale yesterday, leaving
but very few large firms ontin the cold. A
conference was held between tbe Mill Commit
tee and the Carbon Iron Company, whose works
are located on Thirty-second street, yesterday.
Tbe Amalgamated scale does not suit the firm,
as the process for making Iron Is entirely differ
ent. It was decided that a new scale had to be
made to govern the wages of the men In this
mill. The general manager bad to go east last
night, and as repairs are being made at the mill
nothing will be done In the matter for a week
Miners' Officers Elected.
At a meeting of Sub-Division No. 4, N. T.'A.
135; Knights ot Labor, held at Scottdale yester
day, the following officers were elected: Mas
ter Workman, R. D. Laerfoot: Worthy Fore
man, W. T. Thompson; Secretary and Treas
urer, C. M. Parker. These three, with M. P.
Kane, Daniel Darley and James Keegan, will
form the Executive Board. Peter Wise de
clined a re-election as Master Workman, and
was retained as General Organizer.
AFIEK HER HUSBAND.
A Woman Who Had Her Husband Watched
by Private Detectives.
About 10:30 o'clock last night a well-dressed
and rather good-looking woman, who was la
boring under great mental excitement, hurried
into the Central police 'station and asked for
an officer to arrest her husband. Tbe woman
stated that she lived on the hill, and that her
husband was registered in a downtown hotel
with a young woman from Lawrenceville.
Superintendent O'Mara and Inspector Mc
Aleese, who were present, questioned the
woman, and found that she had a private de
tective agency working on the case, and tbey
therefore refused to handle it. At the hotel it
was learned that tbe couple bad been there
during tbe evening, but were refused accom
modations. EEFUSED TO BLACKEN SHOES.
Two Boys Sne Their Brother Because He
Assaulted Both of Tbem.
A warrant for the arrest of Carl McKosklo
bas been Issued. John and William McKosklo,
younger brothers of the defendant, entered
charges of aggravated assault and battery
against him, alleging that be beat tbem a few
days since because they refused to blacken bis
shoes and do some errands for him.
A Request of Car Drivers.
Twelve drivers of tbe Birmingham street car
line have petitioned Superintendent Lowery
for the purpose of changing their hours- These
men now begin work early in tbe morning,
bave a rest in the middle of the day and then
work again until late at night. The men want
to work 12 hours without Interruption.
For a Good Cnaae.
Sadie Hollander, a little girl of lower Alle
gheny, is collecting a fund to be presented to
William Puff, whose bands were so badly
burned while rescuing Mrs. McClintock, who
died at the Allegheny General Hospital last
Monday, from a burning bouse.
Stone Horse Troughs.
A large number ot stone water troughs are
scattered around the streets of the East End.
They are abont six feet long by two wide and
about one and a half feet deep. They will be
placed In position next week.
Peter Sheaf er was committed to jail yester
day for appropriating partnership funds. M.
Lutherman is the prosecutor. The hearing will
be on Saturday.
LATE LOCAL BREVITIES.
Last Might's Gleanings ofLlttle News Items
From Both Cities.
Reynoldton borough will soon have natur
al gas. as the McKeesport Company are extend
ing their lines to that place.
Qeoeoe Jackson was committed to jail yes
terday on a charge of aggravated assault and
battery, preferred by Alfred Brooks.
It is stated that a number of river coal
mines bave been started at tbe redaction in
wages offered by tbe operators. ,
JonNlI. Kellt went to Atlantic City last
night to attend the Bottle Blowers' Convention
being held at that place this week.
Robert Woods, the deposed janitor of the
Tbaddeus Stevens school, yesterday surren
dered the keys. This ends the tronble.
Daniel Koehner, a baker, alleges John
Lamb, John Patton. Eugene Carroll and John
Quinn robbed bis drawer of 8. The boys were
sent to jail.
The United Stateslron and Tin Plate Works
at Demmler will not be put into operation be
fore August L The firm will sign the scale in
A 5-year-old colored boy named Hill was
run over by a car on the corner of East and
Madison streets, Allegheny, yesterday, and his
teg was broken.
A huge water main has been laid on Lincoln
avenue, East End. Tbe work of covering it
will be commenced at once, and this will please
the residents who complained about it.
Tax new furnace of the Carrie Furnace
Company, of Braddock, is ready for the blast,
and will be blown in next week. As a result
additional men will be employed by this firm.
Henet Sheettf, of Eureka Springs, Ark.,
past through the city last night on his way to
the Paris Exposition. He had a large number
of samples of metals with him which will be
Rev. W. U. Hunteb, of Allegheny, has
been appointed assistant professor and special
examiner for the Chicago Correspondence Uni
versity, in this region. He received the degree
of Doctor of Philosophy.
A petition is being circulated in tbe Thir
teenth ward asking for the reappointment of
Miss! Ida Lupton as a teacher in the public
schools. For some reason the young lady was
dropped from the roll ofteaohers.
A delegation of 25 Swedish citizens, com
posing the McKeesport Swedish Olee Club,
will leave McKeesport to-morrow for Chicago
to attend the four days' singing festival of the
united Scandinavian singers of the country.
Wabeen Putnasi, a leading citizen of
Adamsonville. Crawford county, died on Tues
day night. Mr. Putnam in early life was con
nected with tbe Pennsylvania Canal. He was
largely Interested in lumber and land in Craw
Jakes Gotten was arrested yesterday by
Detective Murphy, of Allegheny, on a warrant
issned by Mayor Pearson, charging him with
cruelty to animals. Agent O'Brien is tbe pros
ecutor, and he alleges that Gowen knocked a
dog's eye out.
Still Hear the 1,000 Yard Mai k The Silks
Cat of vesterday such a wonderful stock
still full and complete.
Jos. Borne Ss Co.'s
Penn Avenue Stores.
FRIDAY, JULY .12,
Were Agreed Opon Last Night by
Allegheny City Councils.
CHIEF CBOW'S ACTION DEPENDED.
lis California Avenue Ordinance Goes
Through Select Branch.
A HUHBER OF CONTRACTS AWARDED
The Allegheny Councils met last night.
A number ot petitions were presented in
Select Councils, among them one by Mr.
Snaman fixing the salary of the Delinquent
Tax Collector at 51,500, in addition to the
6 per cent allowed by the act of Assem
bly. The Controller's report showed that bills
amounting to $51,380 99 were paid in June.
The resolutions of tbe Fire Committee of
Common Conncils on the death of Chief
Crow were passed.
It was expected a big fight would be made
on the ordinance to widen and open Califor
nia avenue extension, but it was passed
without a dissenting vote.
Mr. Arthur Kennedy, from the Commit
tee on Parks, reported Mr. Henry Phipps'
offer of an aquatic plant house, and offered
a resolution accepting the gift and thanking
Mr. Phipps for his liberality, which was
adopted. Mr. Kennedy also presented a
resolution awarding the contract to erect a
bnlldlng for public comfort at a cost of 82,415,
which was passed.
WATER MAIN EXTENSIONS.
In the Common Councils President Hunter
offered a resolution to extend the city water
mains up the river to Nine Mile Island for a
better water supply. The resolution was ac
companied by a preamble to the effect that in
view of tbe published reports of the prevalence
of typhoid fever, and which was admitted by
physicians that Councils indorse some means
looking to a betterment of the condition of the
city water supply. It was, therefore, resolved
that the Water Committee be instructed to
prepare plans for the extension of the mains,
and when ready, to report back to Councils for
Mr. Stay ton said the Water Committee had
already appointed a sub-committee for tbe
purpose of inquiring into tbe matter thor
oughly and thought the resolution unneces
sary. Tbe resolution, however, was adopted.
Tbe Health Committee submitted a report of
'their work at Johnstown with a bill of ex
penses for 51,035 75. which was approved. Tbe
contract to remove dead animals from the
streets was given to EU Czarniecki at 1,350
The ordinance awarding tbe contracts for a
building over the garbage furnace at Butcher's
Run sewer for 51,115 to F. J. Boder, was passed.
Tbe ordinance awarding the contract for a
steam fire engine to tbe Silsby Manufacturing
Company for H500 was then taken up. The
Fire Committee had recommended its passage.
Chairman Hunter said he had had a conver
sation with Chief Crow in regard to it, and the
latter thought it would be best to refer the
matter back to the committee, as that body
had concluded to purchase a first-class engine
after proposals for a second-class one had been
asked for. Tbe Silsby was tbe only firm bidding
for a first-class, and Chief Crow deemed it best
to allow them all a chance. In view of this
Chairman Hunter thought It best to return
tbe matter to the committee.
CHARGES OF XBBEGUIiARITY.
Mr. Drum was recognized here, and offered
a resolution calling for an investigation into
the charges that tbe actions of the Fire Com
mlttee in recommending the contract were ir
regular. Several motions to lay It on the table
were made at once. Mr. Drum said he ex-
Sected a motion of the kind to be made, but he
isisted on his resolution.
Mr. Hunter said it was an insult to the dead
Chief. The motion to lay on the table was car
ried, 34 to 8, and two of the latter, Messrs.
Hunter and Lappe, subsequently changed
their votes. The ordinance was then referred
back to the committee.
The following ordinances were read and
passed finally: For the erection of a stone wall
on Howard street extension: for tbe construc
tion of the bridge of the Ohio Connecting Rail
way at Woods' Run; for a lateral sewer on
First alley. Third ward; for laying 83,630 feet of
six-inch water pipe at 25 cents per foot,
James McAfee, bidder; for laying 28,775 feet of
right-inch water pipe at 24 cents per foot;
11,850 feet of ten-inch.water pipe at 27 cents
per foot, and 3,650 feet of 12-inch water pipe at
P&l cents per foot, T. M. Scanlon, bidder.
For the construction of sewers on Sweeny
street. Sixth ward, and Walker street. Fifth
ward; authorizing the Committee on Roads to
build. .board walks in the city limits with the
understanding that Conncils will approve the
bills: for the payment to Thomas Carson, con
tractor, the balance due blm for grading, pav
ing and curbing California avenue, f 1,961 12.
For the grading, paving and curbing of For
est street. Thirteenth ward ; Brown street. Fifth
ward; Jackson street. Second ward; Hazel
street. Thirteenth ward, and Slope alley, Sec
A TEKY QUEEE ST0ET.
A Black Ghost and a White One Oat Riding
In a Bukbv Officers Suspended.
Early yesterday morning a drunken
couple, as some say, in a buggy created ex
citement by reckless driving down Seventh
avenue. It is said that OfficersKetler and En
gleman successively fired their revolvers, but
the occupants paid no attention, and not
only run the gauntlet of the police success
fully bnt passed the Seventh street bridge
officer who, they allege, also fired at them,
and finally disappeared in Allegheny.
It seems that some fertile imaginations
developed the story until the occupants of
the buggy grew to be a black man and a
thinly-clad white woman, or a couple of
spooks, or something else.
The police in general seemed to regard the
matter as something in the nature of a fake,
but tbe officer on the Pittsburg end of tbe
Seventh street bridge verifies a part of the
story. He states at 2:40 o'clock he beard pistol
shots in the vicinity of Penn avenue, and almost
immediately after a spirited horse driven by
a black man shot out on the bridge. Tho offi
cer called to the driver to stop and also at
tempted to grasp the reins, but tbe darkey
uueu tne lines nara ana mo jiorse sirucK a
laud S gait, and considerably inside ot a
minute was at the other end of the bridge.
Tbe bridge officer states that be did not see
any woman, either black or white, but for
aught be knows there might bave been one
crouched down In the buggy, as he devoted his
attention to trying to stop tbe horse, but did
not. a( reported, shoot after the fugacious
Tbe first report was sent in from the Four
teenth ward station house. Lieutenant Snyder,
of that district, reported to tho station bouse
that he had met a horse and buggy, containing
a white woman and a colored man, dashing
along Penn avenue toward the city at the corner
of Station street,and when he attempted to stop
the rig the male occupant slashed him across
the face with the buggy whip and got
away. Some time later, Lieutenant
Fitzgerald heard the report and started to
meet tbe rig. He saw it approaching on Forbes
street, at Oakland, and running out to stop it,
received the same treatment that Snyder had.
He fired two shots after the buggy and called
for the driver to stop, but tbe borse sped on
and was not again seen until Officer Baltz at
tempted to intercept It at Pride street
The next heard of it was when Officer David
Hanna started after it as it went down Wash
ington street. He followed it down Fountain
street to Seventh avenue,wbere Officer Manion
started in the chase, firing three or four shots
along the ground to scare the driver into stop
ping. Private Officer Proull fired three or four
shots after the rig on Seventh street. The po
lice on tbe Allegheny side noticed nothing out
of the way.
Tbe police investigation developed that the
woman was a white woman, and was dressed in
white, as Office Baltz was close to the buggy as
it passed blm. The officers In tbe lower part of
tbe city all declaredthat there bad been no
woman in the buggy when they saw it. This
led to tbe supposition that the colored
man had gotten tbe woman ont of tbe
buggy after he went up Pride street.
Following up this clew tbey learned who the
woman was and have her located, but will not
tell until after they get a chance to talk to her,
who she is. The theory of the police is that the
colored man Is a driver for a private family in
Allegheny, and without permission he took his
employer's buggy to rfve the woman a ride.
Tbey were in tbe East End when tbe chase was
started, and the man did not want to be arrested
for fear of an Investigation and loss ot his
situation. For tbis reason be made his hard
drive, got the woman into tbe bouse where she
is stopping on tbe hill, and then driving to Al
legheny put tbe rig .away before he could be
No report was made to the police Inspectors
of the affair, and last night Lieutenants Fitz
gerald and Snyder were suspended for tbis rea
son. Other suspensions will probably follow.
Come To-Day for Satlnes and Ginghams
And avoid the rash to-morrow.
JOS. HOENE & CO.'S
Penn Avenue Stores.
. 1889. ' . ' . ' ' ' ' " , V "" T ''
HONORS TO THE DEAD CHIEF.
Floral Tributes to the Memory of James E.
Crow, the Late Head of tbo Allegheny
Allegheny is in mourning to-day as a last
tribute to a dead chieftain,, the late James
E. Crow, Chief of the Fire Department, who
died last Wednesday. The Juneral to-day
will be one of state, and the mourners will
be not only the citizens of Allegheny, but Pitts
burg as well. It Is a funeral ot the masses,
where rulers of cities, citizens and all will pay
their last tribute to a man beloved by all.
Preparations were completed for the funeral
last night. Tbe services will be held at the
family residence, 203 Jackson street, at 2 o'clock
p. if.. Rev. Fulton, pastor of the Fourth U. P.
Church, assisted by Rev. Robinson, officiating.
At 3 o'clock tbe funeral pageant will leave tbe
house for Unlondale Cemetery, the place ot In
terment. The police department of Allegheny will at
tend the funeral in a body and lead the pro
cession. Behind them will come the Grand
Army Band as an escort to Post 128, Grand
Army or the Republic, of which the late Chief
was a member.
Patsy Howard, the oldest man in tbe fire de
partment, will follow the Q. A. R., leading the
late Chiefs borse, with the buggy empty. A
filled with floral tokens, will be just ahead of
the hearse, which will be drawn by the firemen
of the department.
The pall-bearers are: At the head. Assistant
Chief Robert Jones; foot. Clerk of tbe Depart
ment John Hunter; James Lindsay, President
of Select Council; James Hunter, President of
Common Council; Hiram Landis. William
Swindle, David Winters and Noble Jones. The
mourners will follow in carriages. Twenty-five
carriages bave been engaged for Councils, who
will attend in a body.
During-tbe march the bells on the engine
houses will be tolled. The floral tributes are
worthy of a king. Each engine company.
Councils, the police department and the
American Mechanics all gave beautiful floral
Eieces, beside countless others from friends in
oth cities and many distant points. Superin
tendent Hamilton, of the Conservatory, had
charge of the making of the design given by
Councils. It is an old-fashioned fire-chiefs
horn about two feet long, worked in a species
of buttercup resembling gold, tbe back being
roses, carnations, etc A bunch of nink roses
are in each corner, and at the top the word
"Chief In blue flowers.
TVHAT THE POLICE OFFER.
The Allegheny I ollce Department's offering
is a large urn of purple immortelles, resting on
a bar of white carnations, with a dove on the
front and filled with flowers.
Probably the largest design is that of
Columbia Engine Company, "Roman Gates
Ajar," with a broken bell of white in the dome.
The piece is 3x4 feet, and covered over with a
profusion of all kinds of flowers, the steps and
allparts being wrought in different colors.
Eureka Engine Company bas a "Gates Ajar"
nearly as large as that of the Columbia com
pany, but without tbe bell. Hope Engine Com
pany's offering is an anchor and shield with the
word "Hope" worked In blue in tbe shield.
Lincoln Engine Company bas a "Gates Ajar,"
with the words, "Our Chief," beautifully
worked In the steps.
One ot tbe most beautiful of the designs is an
empty chair over three feet high, made of
wheat straw and white immortelles. On the
back is worked the words "Grant No. 2," being
the name of the company making the offering.
A broken circle on easle, with a harp on top
and a scroll beneath with the words "Not For
gotten," and the word "Friendship" in tbe
center of the circle shows the company it Is
Goodwill Engine Company gave a "broken
column" with a dove on top; Ellsworth Engine
Company a sheaf of wheat with a sickle lying
near by; Liberty Engine Company has a flag
beautifully worked in the national colors with
the word "Liberty" in the center.
A BEAUTIFUI, DESIGN.
The Department of Public Safety of Pitts
burg will send to the late Chiefs borne to-day a
beautiful floral design of "The Gates Ajar."
The Pittsburg Fire Department will take no
formal action in regard to the Chiefs death,
but many of them will attend the funeral to
day. The Spring Garden Avenne Company bas
a lyre four feet high, made of white carnations
Pride of tbe North Council. No. 66, Ameri
can Mechanics, of which the late Chief was a
member, furnishes as its offering an emblem of
the order, a shield, square and compass, with
an arm In the center, all worked In colors.
Beside those named above, seen last night
was a pillow of roses, from Robert Jones and
John K. Hunter; a large basket of roses, from
Messrs. Barton Grubbs, Edward Arm
strong, John C. Hetzel and Samnel C.
Grier, and a basket of flowers, from
Miss Josie McQnalde, of Tennessee.
Lndwlg A. Ricbter, the florists, were busy until
late last nlgbt preparing some of tbe designs
so that tbey "may be fresh to-dayl" The same
scene was presented at W. C. Deekert's, and
many not mentioned were made by Pittsburg
florists, and will be taken to the house to-day.
In Allegheny Councils last night Mr. Swin
del,Chalrnian of tbe Fire Committee, made his
report of tbe special meeting of that committee
on tbe death of Chief Crow. The report .was
accompanied by a preamble and resolution
eulogistic of that official and alluding to bis
many good qualities as a fireman and citizen, his
bravery, courage and daring and of the efficien
cy of the department since he bad been at its
bead by his knowledge of his duties and the
abilities be displayed . Mr. Hnnter read tbe re
port in a feeling manner, and the report was
adopted unanimously by a rising vote.
The engine houses of tbe city will be draped
in mourning 30 days, and the firemen will wear
a mourning badge for tbe same length of time.
While the firemen are in attendance at the
funeral to-day the engine houses, with tbe ex
ception of the engineer of each company, will
be manned by sub policemen.
Judge (to dynamite suspect) What's
Prisoner Howells, your Honor."
Judge Are you related to the novelist?
Prisoner (shamefacedly) Yes, Yonr
Judge Yon are discharged. No one of
that family would have anything to do with
John Gonld, of Statecboro, Ga., ex
hibits an apple limb tbree feet long with 90
apples on it.
Organs at Low Prices.
We have a number of good second-hand
organs, recently taken in exchange. Good
as new in every respect.
9-stop Estey organ $75 00
11-stop Case organ 80 00
9-stop Shoniger organ 60 00
All in he very best condition, and well
guaranteed. Call on or address
Mellor & Hoene,
77 Fifth avenne.
Ladles One Lot of Pacific Lawn Wrappers,
Light grounds, stylish printed designs; all
new and iresh in suit room to-day.
Jos. Horne & Co.'s
Penn Avenue Stores.
Imported Brandenburg Freres.
Medoc, St. Emilion, St Estepha, St
Julien, Margeanx, Pontet Canet, St
Pierrie, Chateau Leoville, Chateau la
Bosa, Chateau Mouton, Grand Vin Chateau
Margeaux, Grand Vin Chateau Lafitte, by
the case or bottle. G. W. Schmidt,
95 and 97 Fifth avenue, city,
1,000 26-inch and 28-inch gold and silver
mounted gloria umbrellas closing out at
?1 25, ?1 50. 52 and f2 50.
Boocs & Buhl.
Old Sherry, full quarts 50c
Extra Old Sherry, full quarts 75c
Old Port full quarts 50c
Extra Old Port, lull quarts 75c
Kiesling, full quarts 40c
Angelica, full quarts 50c
Muscatel, full quarts. 50c
Tokay, full quarts 50o
For sale by G. W. Schmidt, Nos. 95 and
97 Filth ave.
Blen'a Flannel Shirt. Men's Silk Shirts,
The finest goods brought to the city, are
here; also many exclusive specialties in
finest balbriggan, lamb's wool, and pure
silk underwear snmmer neckwear largest
assortment Jos. Horne & Co.'s
Penn Avenne Stores.
Coleman's Flag Brand,
G. W. S. Flag Brand,
By the case or bottle.
G. w. Schmidt,
85 and 97 Fifth avenue,- city.
BEENIN A DKEAM.
The Return of a Gold Chain After Twelve
Angusta (Me.) New Axe.l
In 1863 Lizzie M. Trask, of Vienna, was
dressmaking inLewiston. She came into
possession of a gold 25-cent piece with a
hole in it This she showed as a curiosity
to her friends. At that time she had a
little niece 2 years old, daughter of Jona
than P. Trask. now the wife of Leman
'Butler, trader in Mount Vernon. The little
coin Lizzie once showed to her niece Addie
when she was a very small girl, telling her
that she wonld give it to her when she was
old enough to take care of it Lizzie died
12 years ago. In her possession was a
good lady's wallet with several compart
ments. This' wallet her mother nsed until
her death seven years ago.
Then James, a brother of Lizzie, had it
and it has-been in constant nse almost daily
ever since, either by him or his wife. Tbe
little gold coin was never seen after Liz
zie's death, or before for several years by
her friends, and its whereabouts was not
known, and in fact its existence had passed
from their memory. A few days ago Mrs.
Butler made her parents a visit, stopping
with them several nights.
While there she dreamed that she saw her
Aunt Lizzie's wallet, and that it was faced
with green, and in a certain compartment
she found the little gold coin which she
saw so many years ago. On telling her
mother her dream she was informed that
Lizzie did have a wallet which answered
her description, and that her Uncle James
had it The wallet Addie had never seen.
She then visited her uncle, and told her
dream to her aunt, who laughed at the idea
of anything being in it other than what
she and her hnshaud had placed there.
But at Addie's earnest solicitation she pro
duced it and as soon as Addie saw it she
exclaimed: 'That is the same wallet that
I saw in my dream, and pointed out the
compartment that held the treasure. She
then took a needle, and running it to the
bottom she drew forth a newspaper, and in
it was, indeed, a gold quarter with a hole
in it, wrapped, no doubt, by the hand of
her aunt at least 12 years before, where it
had lain all this time, and no one knows
how much longer, without the knowledge
of any one until Addie's dream cansed it
to be brought forth.
IT CLOSE QUARTERS.
The Tiger Hunted the Duke, bat Royalty
Was Too Much for Him.
Daring the recent stay of the Due d'Or
leans in India he visited Lord Dufierin at
Calcutta, and a grand tiger hunt was or
ganized, vhich lasted six weeks and ranged
over 160 miles of conntry. The Duke shot
eight tigers. One incident he relates as fol
lows: "Two cubs of a tigress had been shot and
the mother hemmed in by a line of ele
phants. There was an idea that she was
crouching in a small path of jungle behind
a tree on the bank of a small stream, but
none of our elephants could be got any
where near it After some time my ele
phant, being pluckier than the others, was
induced to move forward and push the tree
down. While thus engaged the tigress
sprang out from beside it with a roar and a
tremendous leap right to the top of my how
dab, smashing in the front of it breaking
my gnn with one blow of her paw and explod
ing the right barrel before I had time to
fire. This is the gun," producing a double
barreled rifle broken in two places just be
low the barrels, the trigger guards and
metal plates wrenched off and twisted by
tbe force of the blow, and with one barrel
discharged, the other still at half-cock.
"Fortunately for me," continued the
Prince, "she then tumbled backward, possi
bly startled by the explosion, and made off
for the Jungle. My elephant, mad with
lright, bolted in the opposite direction, and
for a considerable distance nothing would
stop her. When at length we got back to
the others we fonnd the whole line of ele
phants so demoralized that we had to give
up the sport forthat day and return to the
camp. Next morning we cornered our game
in nearly tbe same spot and I had the good
luck to bring her down just as she was
crossing tbe river."
"What became of the mahout when the
tigress leaped on the elephant?" was asked.
"Oh, he managed to slip round in some
extraordinary way nnder the elephant's
ear, and was unhurt, but lost his head
dress." B. & B.
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THEI WAKT 1R0IT.
People la the Stone Abo Who Are Anxious to
Gee Oat of It.
New York San.'i
Here and there in a few corners of tha
world people are still living in the stone age,
bnt it is observed that they are very glad
to emerge into the age of iron as soon .as
they learn something of the properties of
that wonderful metal. Dr. Finsch had aa
interesting experience a while ago among
tbe natives of Northeastern New Guinea.
Tbe natives had already met a white man,
and had seen axes and other implement
that were far superior to their axes of stone
or shell. They had also seen hoop iron,
and had fonnd that they could make imple
ments of it Dr. Finsch had with him a lot
of looking-glasses, beads, finger rings, and
other articles calculated to please the fancy
df the untutored savage. But the gewgawi
attracted but little attention. The savage
in those parts has a very practical side of
his nature, and he called loudly for iron.
The women and the young people were
pleased with the beads lor a short time, but
they soon tired of them. Even the Papuaa
boys unhesitatingly threw down their hand
fuls of beads if a little piece of hoop iron
was offered to tbem. x
It is easy to understand that as soon as a
people who have always nsed stone and
shell implements appreciate in some degrees
the advantage of iron, no present can be
more acceptable to them than iron. Dr.
Finsch found that an iron nail was a far
more valued present than the trinkets
which delight the tribes of Africa, who
have long lived in the iron age. He says the
Papuans of New Guinea do not want raw
iron for they understand neither smelting
nor smithing, but iron in any manufactured
form that is convenient for tbeir use is
eagerly desired. They think a little piece
of hoop iron is a treasure, for they have
found that tbey can sharpen it on a rock to
an edge or a point
On the other hand, Dr. Finsch says he
met natives on the south coast of New
Guinea who were still using stone axes,
though they had had iron axes for some time.
He was astonished to observe the rapidity
with which they could fell trees and fashion
logs into canoes with no other implement
than the stone ax ot their lathers.
JOS. HDRNE iS C0.'S
PENN AVENUE STORES.
BUSIER AND BUSIER.
That's the way it bas been thus far this July..
French Satlnes, this morning, at 15c a yard
The 30c kind, this season's styles.
The 45o "Anderson" Finest Scotch Ginghams
in high novelties are now 25c a yard here.
The 25c quality fine American Ginghams are)
now 15c here.
More of the Printed Lawns at 5c; the yard
wide Satlnes at 8c; the Standard Prints at 4c;
the 12c Ginghams at 6c
Over in Wool Dress Goods aisle sesthenew
patterns In French Cballis;the ChalU Mohairs
at 25c; tbe fancy Mohairs at 25c; the Jl and SI 25
French Summer Dress Goods at 60c a yard; tho'
all-wool Debeiges, 35c, 50c and 60c; the 50-inch.
Plaid and Striped Fine Wool Suitings at tl; tho
Mohair Mixtures at 35c; the Cream Albatross
at 10c; the Cream Flannel Suitings at 50c; the
fancy Scotch Shirting and Suiting Flannels at
25c and at 50c
The cheapest way to buy Ribbons the lot
we have in are ot odd lengths plain colon
The Summer Hats sailors and other shapes,
at 25c; the stylish trimmed Bonnets and Hats-.
patterns at Sol
Parasols, ,, .
Parasols tlO 50 ones at S3 50 1
The Cambric and Muslin Underwear and'
Dressing Sacques;the Summer Corsets; the)
Traveling Bags and Chatelaine Bags.
The new fancy LisleThread Stockings atSOcr
the "fast black" Cotton Stockings at 25c, far
better than usual.
The new style Blazer Jackets for Ladies ;tha
"mark downs" In Summer Cloth Jackets; tho
Long Wraps and Dusters, lor travelers; tbe
all kinds of Summer Suits for Ladies and
Children; the Flannel and Silk Blouse Waists,
SI and upward.
Then, the Curtain Room bargains; Curtains!
and Lace Bed Sets: also the Embroideries and
Flouncing Laces; the Fish Net Draperies.
Bilks Silks Silks we never have sold so
many as now never so good at the prices as
now. Buy them now, of course.
JOB. HDRNE I UL'm
PENN AVENUE STORES.