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THE REVENUE LIST,
Appointees of Internal Col-
HALF A HUNDRED iNEW MEN
-The Large Force Being Changed
Gradually But Surely.
TETEEAKS GIVES PREFERENCE.
pN'Two Old and Experienced Men Ee-Ap-
FODE COUNTIES XOT EEPRESENIED.
Mr. Samuel D. "Warmcastle, the Collector
of Internal Revenue for the Western dis
trict of Pennsylvania, last evening fur
nished a list of the appointments of subor
dinates which he has made up to this date.
He has 109 appointees. Thus far 57 ap
pointments have been made by him since
"his induction into office. Of these appoint
ments only 2 men served under Collector
Bigler, Mr. Warmcastle's predecessor.
There remain in office temporarily 52 of the
old men. About half of them will be re
placed daring the month of October. By
the end of the year the entire force will be
chanced, with the exception of the 2 men
Collector Warmcastle has 19 deputies.
He has made 11 appointments, as follows:
H. J. Mitchell, Butler county; J. L. Graham,
Allegheny; Edward Fisher, Allegheny; George
Rudolph, Allegheny; B. F. Kurtz, Beaver; J.B.
Rinehart, Greene; M. T.Steele. Indiana; W. S.
Dmsmore, Jefferson; Charles R. Galbrath, Ve
nango: J. H. Saudstrom, NVarren, and J. J.
Chief Deputy Mitchell and Office Deputy
Graham are the two men who have been re
appointed. Mr. Mitchell has been in the
service about eight years, having served
under Mr. Sullivan in the Allegheny dis
trict belore the consolidation. Captain
Graham has been in the service over 19
years. He began work as a storekeeper
and ganger for Collector Davis, and has
served in various posts under Collectors
Case, Dowlin and Bigler. His long service,
intimate knowledge of the work and emi
nent capability were the reasons for his re
appointment by Collector Bigler, who is
now the Democratic candidate for State
Treasurer. He belongs in Congressman
OLD TETEEANS PBEFEEEED. .
The veterans of the Civil War have been
given a preference in the appointments. Of
the 11 deputies named, 8 ot them, Messrs.
Mitchell, Graham, Fisher, Rudolph, Kurtz,
Rinehart, Steele and Dinsmore, served in
the Union army.
The other appointees of Collector "Warm
castle are as follows:
Clerks C. Chamberlain, R. Q. Whitten,J.
H. Livingston, B. B. Hunmcutt, B. W. Thomas,
Alexander Borland and Y. J. Linn.
Gangers J. S. Laujrhlin, J. 0. Wills, W. G.
Robb. D. a Thornburc. Jlilton Bartley, J. S.
Pearce, Otto Stolz, Henry Muth aud A. M.
Storekeepers C. E. Shaw, George H.
Stevens, Joseph H. Harper, Guv D. Heath, Gus
Datte, Henry Elkin. John P. Kleman, John B.
Holmes. J. H. Gillespie, T. H. Loiran, George
Given, N. N. Greenlee. W. H. Jacobs and E. J.
Storekeepers and gangers H. L. Walker,
"Writ Sprowls. John C. Dean. J J. Frazier,
Andrew B. Ashton, C. M. Rayman, L. M.
Cochran, "W. P. Fou6t,E L. Spangler, Gillian
Miller, Carr H. Bowlby. William Ewimr.J.J.
Rush, James Patterson, Victor Rice and S. H.
,IIS DISTEICT IS LAEGE.
Collector Warmcastle's district includes
the following 24 counties: Erie, Crawford,
"Warren, McKean, Cameron, Elk, Forrest,
Venango, Mercer, Lawrence, Butler, Clar
ion, Jefferson, Clearfield, Cambria, In
diana, Armstrong, Allegheny, Beaver,
Washington, Westmoreland, Somerset,
Fayette and Greene. It comprises eight en
tire concessional districts and half of the
Seventeenth district. All the counties are
represented by the new appointees except
Cameron, Elk, McKean, Mercer and For
rest. In those four counties there are few
or no distilleries or breweries.
The Collector said that all of the old men
had not been removed because the service
would be injured by such action. Some of
the storekeepers and gangers have served
under former Republican Collectors. "The
poorest men oi the old force," said Mr.
Warmcastle, "were displaced first It re
quires some time to learn the work. Many
of these new men have been at work for a
month. Only eight or nine of them have
sot yet been assigned to specific dutv, but
they have been studying their work. To
put a set of green men into a distillery
would considerably retard the work of the
a Busrsrss to be leaexed. .
It takes time for a man to become a com
petent ganger, or even a storekeeper. The
positions require more learning and experi
ence than most people think. I have been
overrun with applications and recommenda
tions. These appointments already made
have been, as a rule, the result of a consen
sus of opinion among the Republicans of
the several counties. Of the 10 clerks in
the district, 7 are new men; of thel8gaugers,
half are new; of the 25 storekeepers, I have
replaced 14, and ol the 37 storekeepers and
gangers there are 16 new appointees."
Mr. Warmcastle said that he knew per
sonally few of the clerks, storekeepers and
gangers. Most of them are young men. He
said he knew that Messrs. Chamberlain,
"Whitten, Laughlin, Bartley, Shaw.Holmes,
Datte and Given were Union veterans.
Gus Datte will be remembered as a veteran
captain in the Pittsburg Fire Bureau, who
was removed by Chief Brown last June.
One of the deputies, who is a Grand Army
man, has been assigned to the work of de
tecting evasions of the retail liquor tax in
Pittsburg and Allegheny. His work will
be mainly with the speak-easies.
THE BEST OP PEIENDS, '
Speaker Boycr 6pend Sunday With Can
Hon. H. K.Boyer and Mr. Richard Quay
were fellow travelers on the Pennsylvania
Railroad train, westbound from Harrisburg,
Snnday afternoon. At Huntington Hon.
E. A. Bigler, the Democratic candidate for
State Treasurer, boarded the train. The
rival nominees greeted one another cor
dially, and the trio had a iovial time until
Tyrone was reached. There Messrs. Boyer
and Bigler left the train Sunday evening,
while Mr. Quay came on to Pittsburg. It
is said that the two busy B.'s stopped at the
same hotel in Tyrone, and it is eveu asserted,
on apparently unimpeachable authority,
that they occupied beds in the same room.
Testerday the two candidates went together
on a tour of Clearfield county, where Mr.
Bigler is said to hare done the honors in
COKE ADVANCES TO-DAI.
Furnace Of ep Will Now Have to Pay $1 SO
for the Product.
The price of coke will advance to-day to
' $1 50. This action of the producers is
rendered necessary on account of the great
scarcity of cars. The Prick Coke Company
xnd the other large firms in the region find
- it impossible to get enough cars to fill their
orders, and the railroad companies are be
hind several hnndred cars in their orders
each day. The shiuments west of Pittsburg
now arrange about 700 cars per day. One
day last week the Frick Company shipped
-i over 1,100 cars. They wanted more but the
?.. railroad companies could not supply them.
ifcune dealers wm nave to par Si U5 and
jfcfbundryBiea 11 40 per ton after to-day.
EMANCIPATION OP LABOR.
Rct. Hnntlncton Dellrers a Lecture to
Workmen Labor Troubles to be Ended
Through Trade Union.
Rev. J. O. S. Huntington, of New York,
lectured in Odd Fellows Hall, South
Eighteenth street, last night, on "Emanci
pation of Labor, Labor Troubles and Their
Remedy." He was introduced by Dr.
Miller, and previous to the lecture the Guild
House Church Clnb sang.
Rev. Hunter beean, by propounding the
query why it was that in the nineteenth
century, when the forces of nature had been
so largely subjected by man to do his work,
the masses were in a state of almost ab
ject misery, and then went back to the
fourteenth century to show that notwith
standing their subjection to the barons,
serfs were in some respects in better plight
than the mass of laborers are to-dav.
He then followed the historjr of labor
down to the present time. He said courage
is winning the day through the trade union.
The lecturer cave these organizations a
slight rap by remarking that they failed to
reach the lowest class ot labor where relief
was the most needed, and traced an aristo
cratic tendency in them, citing the fact
that the guild clubs of the olden time were
now very aristocratic and composed of setae
of the haughtiest people in England. Con
tinning he said:
Bnt there is a growing consciousness that
labor has some rights as shown by the
result of the great strike that has just
succeeded in London. The victory ii more
important than any since that achieved by
the martyrdom of Watt Tyler. But you
must not allow sect to mar unity of efforts.
Sect hasn't worked well in religion. While
I believe in theory I don't in sect. France
and Germany glaring at each other with
bloodshot eyes, are kept from devouring
each other bv the international feeling that
permeates the masses. Their suppression
and the conduct of foreign war cannot be
maintained at the same time.
The land question is of the greatest im
portance. Both labor and land must be
free. Slave labor did not pay and the
South now knows it, and the slavery of land
is equally disastrous. Labor is still en
slaved because land is enslaved.
The lecturer drew a fancy sketch
of how Adam looked aboutliim and noted
land on which he could make a living by
working one day in the week, and he
turned away from all poorer soil and fenced
some of that one-day-a-week quality for
his own use. Next day a second Adam came
along and he exempted some more until
when the last one came to make his claim
nothing was left but the refuse, when the
pre-emptors graciously allowed the last
comers to work one day for them (the pre
emptors) on their land and one day 'for
themselves, and the first choosers were able
to live without work, and thus formed an
aristocracy. To the remainder the exhorta
tion was, "Go West, yong man." The
right of the pursuit of happiness includes
the right to the use of land. We are said
to be entitled to life, liberty and the pur
suit of happiness, but under the present
system some have all the happiness and the
rest all the pursuit.
"How are you to eet your share? by divi
sion? Not at all. Take the value of the
poorest wild land and the most productive
on your business streets and equalize them
by taxation. The lecturer said the cry of
crank or of Henrv Georgeism was no an
swer. The applicati -n of the Golden Rule
is the solution. It is not Henry Georgeism,
That Rev. Hnntington was pretty gen
erally indorsed was testified to by the fre
quent loud and long bursts of applause.
LET OFF WITH A IECTUEE.
Mrs. Catherine Nugent Slapped Children at
the Point of Dying.
Agent O'Brien, of the Humane Society,
yesterday afternoon prosecuted Mrs. Cath
erine Nugent before Alderman Gripp,
charging her with cruelty to children. The
woman was taken to the Alderman's office
from the county jail, where she had been
serving a ten days' sentence for drnnken
nes.The principal witness against her was lit
tle Hughey McCune, about 8 yearsold. Mrs.
Nugent was employed by Hugh McCnne,
living at the corner of Twenty-seventh street
and Spring alley, to care for his two little
eirls, who were sick with typhoid fever.
The little boy said that she slapped his sis
ters while they were sick in bed and lying
almost at the point of death. An uncle of
the children, Edward McCormick, said that
it was whisky winch made the woman act so
brutally to the two children. He thought
she had been punished enough and asked
the Alderman to let her off. She was dis
missed with a sound lectnre.
HITHER AND THITHER.
Movements of Pitrsbiireeri nnd Others of
James Crawford, of Emsworth, reports
that his strawberry vines have done something
this season which is unprecedented, namely,
they have prodnccd a second crop. The vines
have recently put outnew blossoms, and yester
day Mr. Crawford lathered all the berries he
needed for borne use. He got from seven to
ten quarts of delicious fruit, and ajjoodly quan
tity betides almost ripe. Gathering strawber
ries at the close of September is somethingnew
under the sun in this neighborhood. Mr. Craw
ford says that he has not in all former experi
ence known anything of the kind, and that all
his ncichbors express surprise. The present
season has made a record for peculiarity in
Samuel M. Brinton, Jr., of Stewart sta
tion, in Patton township, is out as a candidate
for the House of Representatives from the
Eighth Legislative district He is the owner
of a large tract of land in that township and
has a cattle ranch in the West. The former
Representative, Mr. Samuel E. Stewart, will
not be a candidate for re-election, "as he will
oppose Mr. William Flinn for the Senate.
Oiber legislative candidates in that district are
James Woodwell, of Wilkinsburg; Samuel E.
Carouthers, of McKeesport, and Calvin Jones,
of McKeesport. ',
Mr. and Mrs. Sol"Schoyer, Jr., returned
from a four months' visit to Europe, on Satur
day morning. The bronzed face of the able
lawyer is the image of health. While in
Europe Mr. Schoyer visited Stratford-on-the-Avon
and shed a tear over the grave of the im
mortal brd. Mnch of the four months was
fcpent on the continent, at the Paris Exposition,
in the lowlands of Holland and Belgium, on
the mountains of Switzerland and among the
delightful watennc places and springs of Ger
many. Verily bis trip abroad has improved
his health very mnch.
Rev. "William Paxton, D. D., arrived
in the city last night from Philadelphia to
officiate this afternoon at the late William N.
Darlington's funeral. Dr. Paxton was the pas
tor of Jay Gould's church in New York before
taking his present position on the faculty of
Princeton College. He is an old-time Pifts
burp clergyman, and is related by marriage to
the O'Haras and Dennys. He was a cousin of
General Sherman passed through the
city yesterday morning, en route from Cincin
nati to New York. He had nothing to say.
Lieutenant Pitch and his wife met him at the
Captain Calhoun, of the steamer Katie
Stockdale, who has been spending the dry sea
son at bis home at Georgetown, Pa is in the
city. He is on the qui vive for a rise In the
John J. Burke, ex-Stenographer of the
Department of Public Safety, returned yester
day from his season's stay at Atlantic City.
W. J. Reed.'of the Controller's office,
has accepted the position of manager of the
Pittsburg Glass and Novelty Company.
C. H.Knapp, Assistant General Freight
Agent of the Chicago and Northwestern Rail
road at Chicago, i3 in the city.
Miss Jennie Abbott, of 72 Page street,
Allegheny, has returned after -a prolonged ab
sence. Dick Quay came home "from Philadel
phia yesterday to attend the old man's birthday
Samuel Powers, one of the oldest em
ployes f Carnegie, Fhipps & Co., was seri
ously scalded Sunday night while cleaning
his locorViotive by the check-valve blowing
out. H is not expected to live.
TEE 7ETS ON PARADE,
The County Officials' Fiery Welcome
Last Sight to the Soldiers.
ODR GRAND ARMY DAY OP 1889.
All Arrangements Complete for This After
noon's Procession. ,
POETRAITS OF THE DAI'S C0MMAXDEES
The first emblem of official welcome to the
Grand Army men who will throng the streets
to-day, shone forth from the tower of the
Court House at 5 o'clock yesterday after
noon. The County Commissioners caused
to be placed on the outer western face of the
tower at a height of about 350 feet an elec
tric illumination, showing the letters "G.
A. R." The initials are formed by incan
descent electric lights, arranged in the
proper form on metal plates. The letters
are about three feet tall, and can be distin
guished at a great distance. The idea is
uniqne. For the Grand Army Day of 1889
there will not be the usual profuseness of
street decorations. The reason of this is
the wet weather. The rain of yesterday
prevented all the preliminary work of put
ting up bunting, evergreen and flags. And
for to-day more moisture is promised bv the
Signal Service. But all the warmer v ill be
the public heart toward the veterans of the
war for union.
There is something that alway links the
sad with the joyous in these anniversaries
of the war. For instance, after the
pomp and gay music of the annual
parade day, Legion Hall, No. 77 Sixth ave
nue, headquarters of Encampment No. 1,
Union Veteran Legion, to-morrow night
will be the scene of a very impressive cere
mony, being the annual memorial services
over their dead for the year previous. Eight
of the old veterans have passed away.
Chaplain-in-Chief Rev. John A. Danks
will deliver the address, and the entire
"boy choir" of St. Peter's Church will fur
nish the impressive music. The meeting
Kill be open to all.
The parade to-day will move at 1:30
o'clock P. M. Its ronte will be as follows:
From Water street along Smithfield street
to Second avenue, to
Grant street, to Fifth
avenne, to Market
street, to Liberty
street, to Seventh
street, across Seventh
streetbridge to Church
avenue, to Cedar ave
nue, to .North avenue,
"ioTTederal street, pass
ing in review at the
oerry, out: vi iuc uiusi
i n wwn. e active veterans m iu
jjiasion. mound . . -ji
W. O. Russell is his Adjutant and H. H.
Bengough is Chief of Staff. George Schad,
of Main street, Allegheny, is Commander
of the First division, with J. S. Nicbol as
Adjutant and Wm. Greenewalt as Chief of
Staff This division will be com
posed of all the posts north
of the rivers. The second division will be
made np of posts
from towns nnd
wards between the
rivers. It will be
Major Thomas J.
Hudson 'with the
assistan, e of Ed
ward .jbel and
The third divis
ion will take in
all that part ot At,
the line from the JMjl
country soutn oi
the rivers. J. C.
Thomas, of Mt.
Oliver, will com
mand it, wi.h L.
T. McGrath as
as Chief of Stall. , ,
Most of the flags George Schad. Commander
in the procession of First Division.
will be carried at half-mast out of respect to
the memory of the late Captain William R.
Jonesi Contrary to the usual custom there
will be no general lunching quarters.
Friends will be depended upon to keep the
latchstring ont at all homes. Many prom
inent comrades will bepresent at the camp
fire at Old City Hall, and story and song
will be the features, with fine mnsical rendi
tions. The surviving members of the
Seventy-seventh Pennsylvania Eegiment
will hold a reunion this evening.
THE SCI1EME IS FEASIBLE.
Father Sheedy'a Plan of Kelllne the Da
qnesne School Indorsed.
In regard to the plan advocated by the
Eev. Father Sheedy for the sale of the Du
quesne School property, should such action
become necessary on account of non- attend
ance. Principal Sullivan of the school
stated yesterday that he favored the plan
and thought there would not be more than
SO pupils left in the school when Father
Sheedy's school gets in operation. Super
intendent Luckey also thinks it is a good
idea, but is afraid that those who!antag
onized the parochial school would fight it.
Attorney J. H. Baldwin, who figured in
the fight against Father Sheedy, stated that
the board had no power to sell the property.
They would have to call a meeting of the
citizens of the ward and allow them to vote
upon the matter,
Their First Quarrel.
Victoria Detemple, a bride of eight weeks,
appeared before Alderman Succop, of the
Southside, yesterday and entered suit against
her husband, Peter, for surety of the peace.
The couple live on the hillside above South
Twenty-seventh street, and the wife alleges
that her husband assaulted her yesterday,
and, after throwing her down stairs, threat
ened to blow her brains out
School Bonds Sold. i
The Finance Committee of the Allegheny
Board of School Control held a meeting
last night, and sold $30,000 worth of school
bonds at a premium of 5 per cent.
& Simply Perfect.
The Union Pacific Railway, "The Over
land Route," has equipped its trains with
dining cars of the latest pattern, and on and
alter August 18 the patrons of its fast trains
between Council Bluffs and Denver, and be
tween Council Bluffs and Portland, Ore.,
will be provided with delicious meals, the
best the market affords, perfectly served, at
75 cents each. Pullman's Palace Car Com
pany will have charge of the service on
W. T. Bradberry, Commander of the Day.
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PITTSBURG - DISPATCH,
THAT WATSON PARK.
The Chances Are Allegheny Won't Have It,
for Some Time to Come The Limit to
the City Debt Almost Reached.
Of the sub-committee, appointed by the
Committee on Parks of Allegheny City, to
report on the matter of the proposed Watson
Park, Messrs. Thomas, Neeb, Snaman and
Lowe.met yesterday in the city clerk's office,
and postponed their visit to the estate,
which is situated about two miles from the
City Hall on the Perrysville road, till next
Monday, the 7lh,ai2:30, owing to the unpro
pitiousness of the day.
It may be remembered that at the meet
ing of Councils on the 12th, a resolution
was presented and agreed to, authorizing
the Committee on Parks to' negotiate with
the owner of the Watson estate for the ac
quisition of about 150 acres of land as a site
for a new park. The snb.committee ap
pointed to report on the question comprised
Mr. Lowe, as Chairman, Messrs. Snaman,
Neeb, Dalinger, Thomas and Arthur Ken
nedy. The value placed on that portion of the
Watson property which is desired to be ap
propriated, is stated to be 81,000 per acre,
which would make the first cost of the new
park approximate 8150,000. Though the
acquisition of the property for the purposes
of a public park would be at once a boom
to the citizens and an incentive to increased
building operations in the Tenth and
Eleventh wards, it is very doubtful if its
accomplishment, is near at hand, judging by
the present state of the municipal finances.
The limit of indebtedness which any muni
cipality within the State, can burden itself
with is fixed by the statutes at 7 per cent
of the city valuation. Taking the valua
tion of Allegheny at $50,000,000. the limit
of the indebtness'is thus confined to 83,500,
000, and as it at present owes $1,500,000 and
proposes to spend 2,000,000 on a new water
works scheme, any further measure of im
provement that it contemplates must be
paid for out of the ordinary revenue, as
lenders would be chary of advancing the
city money over its limit allowed by law.
Under the Government proposition to
construct a dam at Herr's Island anq below
the influent pipe of the existing water sup
ply, it will become an absolute necessity jo
obtain the supply higher up the river.owing
to the contamination of the water by the
sewer discharging into it at Thirty-third
street, and others draining the eastern part
of this city, now being rapidly covered
with houses. The proposed new water scheme
includes the laying of five feet steel pipes
from Nine Mile Island and the erection
of a pumping station and the necessary
The contract about to be entered into with
the Westinghouse Electric Light Company
for the lighting is not yet complete. It
calls for the erection by the company of
the buildings, plant, towers and all machin
ery, inside ot four months, and contains a
clause under which the Westinghouse Com
pany agrees to operate the lighting plant
at their own cost for six months after com
pletion, when if working satisfactorily it will
be taken off their hands by the city at a cost
of 8141,000. and the only available site for
the power plant seems to be the old Armory
building at the corner ot Marion avenue
and Martin street, now occupied by the
Dufl Manufacturing Company." They were
notified yesterday to vacate.
LOCAL ITEMS, LIMITED.
Incidents of a Day in Two Cities Condensed
for Rendy Rending.
MAX Winterholdeb, the Southside junk
dealer, charged before Magistrate Brokaw with
buying stolen rope, gave &JC0 bail for court. E.
Harty, J. Welsh and L. Fork, accused of steal
ing the rope from W. W. O'Neill, were comi
mitted in default of bail. A commitment was
also lodged by Alderman Lohrman against
Fork, charged with stealing a skiff from Will
Alderman Schaffee denied that the case
of the Farmers and Mechanics' Bank against
Assistant Cashier John S. McMasters has been
fixed, though he says the case may be settled.
The story that McMasters paid 9,600 to the
assignees of the bank is also denied. J. H.
Sorg says nothing has been done in the case,
and cannot be unless sanctioned by the Court.
A CONSIDERABLE cumber of ladies, while in
Arch Street M. E. Church, Rev. Connor's, Alle
gheny, wished on Saturday night they wore
pantaloons and top boots. Tbey didn't scream,
but are supposed to have come near It A tiny
mouse made the trouble. It was annoying to
the pastor as well as the ladles, until he under
stood what was wrong.
The raid on the speak-easy at Oyster Paddy's
old stand, Water and Market streets, panned
out but $68. James Brown contributed S3,
Richard McCaoe. William Wilkinson and J. R.
Oliver, 85 each, Thomas Williams, George
Nesbitt, William Brown and James Ferguson
forfeited J10 each.
In the Orphans' Court on Baturday Michael
Comisky endeavored to obtain possession of
his child, which was born while ho was an
inmate of Dixmont, He recovered his reason,
and for a lone time he was unable to discover
It. It Is kept by his sister-in-law, as the mother
Heavt rains on the headwaters of theMo
nongahela and Youghiogheny rivers were re
ported yesterday. River and coal men are all
in readiness to take advantage of a rise in the
i iver to-day. The mark last evening above the
dam was about six feet.
The Allegheny City police report for Sep
tember shows 2S4 arrests; fines and costs,
S2i2 67: 27 people sent to jail, and 20 to the
workhouse; SO people paid 2 each for violating
city ordinance', and 3 were Committed for run
At yesterday morning's levee at the Central
station, Michael Carey got 30 days for insulting
Officer Alex Sharp, andC. A. Bolan got the
same dose-on suspicion of having stolen SI 50
from a man named Hawkins, while asleep in
Haeky Campbell and Dorsey White,
charged with attempt to rob George W. Fisher,
of Scottdalc, on Second avenue, were not senf
to Claremont Campbell paid a fine, and White
was discharged, as also Frank Eemple arrested
at the same time.
The house of Annio Robinson, on the
Twenty-eighth street bill, was raided, and nine
guests and the proprietress were captured.
Annie paid SID and costs, and the rest paid
50 40 to Magistrate McKenna yesterday.
John Bundshtjp, an employe of Howe,
Brown & Co., was shot in the second finger of
his band as ho was passing the lumber yard on
Washington street yesterday morning. He
could not find the shooter.
Maby Sullivan takes lots of pleasure in
playing tricks on the Central Station matron.
She hid herself in a clothes basket Sunday
night and gave the poor woman a big fright
before she was found.
The Department of Awards yesterday' let
the contract for 12 flat loads of manure to W.
P. Bigler for -$895. Half goes to City Farm
and the remainder to the Negley's run pump
ing works lot.
Mabe Lewis, Assistant Secretary of tho
Central Board of Education, yesterday paid
school teachers $36,297 78. Next month's pay
will be larger, as all the teachers will he at
INSPECTOB McKelvey charged Clinton
Cochran, of the Southside, with selling liquor
on Sunday and without a license. He occupies
a cell in the Twenty-eighth ward lockop.
One freight ran into the rear end of another
freight on the Panhandle near Bowerstown
yesterday mornlne. Three cars were smashed,
and all trains delayed about six honrs.
Bctekintendent Steinmetz, of the Car
negie Library, denies that he said that the
building would not be ready by January 1. He
says it will be Unished In a month.
John Kennedy, employed at the Allegheny
Locomotive Works, had his ankle broken by a
fall from a ladder yesterday. He was removed
to his home on Stockton avenue.
Nettie Holmes was sent up for 30 days to
the workhouse by Mayor Pearson yesterday at
her own request, as 'she said she had no place
to go and she was sick.
The Society for'the Improvement of the
Poor distributed a large quantity of provisions
within the past two weeks,' and secured situa
tions for 12 persons.
These were 25 deatbs in Allegheny last
week, 16 of the people being under 30 years of
age. Six were infants under 1 year of age.
Habbt Badgee was killed yesterday morn
ing in the-Craf ton' oil field, having been caught
in the machinery.'
These are now over 700 convicts in the
The most efficacious' stimulant to excite
tne appetite is Angostura Bitters.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER- -l,
HERE IS BICHSESS.
Point People Object to the Pennsjl
Tania Railroad Switch.
CHIEF BROWN WRITES A LETTER.
The Birmingham Cable Ordinance
Over and a Row Follows.
REVIVING THAT OFFER OF A LIBRARY
At the meeting of Select Council yester
day the Southside members and the East
Enders got up one of their old-time fights.
Early in the proceedings, however, a peti
tion was presented by Mr. Treusch signed
by property owners of the First and Fourth
wards, remonstrating against the resolution
granted to the Pennsylvania Railroad al
lowing them to lay a track from Liberty
street to the Exposition building. A reso
lution accompanied the'petition which was
intended to repeal the original resolution.
Mr. Treusch moved to suspend the rules
and consider the resolution, and in support
of bis motion said that he had voted for the
original resolution when it came before
councils, under the impression that the peo
ple along the thoroughfares to be traversed
by the railroad were in favor it. Since
then he had learned they were nearly all
bitterly opposed to it.
Mr. Heating moved an amendment to in
definitely postpone the consideration. Mr.
Keating said it was too late to do anything
with the matter, as the railroad company
had its tracks about completed over the
streets in question, and Councils had no
power now to take them up again after
allowing them to be laid.
Mr. Treusch replied that the tracks were
not completed yet, and there was still ample
time to right a wrong. He believed the
railroad company had no use for the track,
except to store stock.
Mr. Monroe improved'the opportunity to
say "I told you so." He was the only man
to actually oppose the resolution when it
was first brought up, at that time urging
Councils to go slow and wait until the
people were heard from. Now they had
been heard from, and his prophecy had been
fulfilled. He hoped the matter would now
be settled by the repeal of the resolution.
TOO LATE TO EEPEAL.
Mr.jKeatmg repeated tnat it was too late
for Councils to repeal, as they iad given the
railroad company the right to lay the tracks,
the company had done so, and that' was the
end of it. As for the remonstrance, it struck)
him as rather funny. It urged the repeal of
the resolution on account of "danger to the
lives of the wives and children" of the sign
ers, and yet Slack & Sholes were the first
names on the list. These persons, Mr. Keat
ing said, bad monopolized the street in front
of their building for years, mnch to the in
convenience, and, sometimes, to the jeopardy
of the neighbors and pedestrians, and, as for
their children, if they bad any, they were
kept away from the vicinity of their offices.
Another name on the list was Morgan
Sheedy. Mr. Keating said Mr. Sheedy was
a Catholic priest, and, he believed, had
neither wife nor children. The ground taken
by the opposition in this matterwas nottheir
real reason, but Mr. Keating doubted if
tbere was any remedy for them now even If
it was. However, he would move, as a way
out of the difficulty, to refer the matter to
the City Attorney for an opinion as to
whether the resolution could be repealed.
This resolution met the approval of Mr.
Treusch, and was passed.
Mr. Lambie then offered a resolution fls
Whereas, the Councils of the city of Pitts,
bnrg, by ordinance, approved November 6,
l&C, provided for, the acceptance of the gen
ous offer of Andrew Carnegie, Esq., of a dona
tion of S250.000 for the erection of buildings.
etc., for a free library and reading room for the i
citv or fittsDurg. Ana
Whereas, the Legislature of Pennsylvania
by act of May 23, 1887, conferred upon the city
the power to maintain and support such a
library, therefore be it
Resolved, that a joint committee of five be
appointed by the Presidents of Councils to con
fer with Mr. Carnegie in order to ascertain his
further wishes in tho matter, and to report
what other and further action maybe necessary
in order to render bis offer available.
CHIEF BEOWH'S LETTER.
The resolntion was adopted without de
bate, after which Mr. Lambie offered the
following communication and accompany
ing ordinance from Chief of the Department
of Public Safety, the communication being
received and filed and the ordinance prop
Pittsburg, September 19, 18S9.
To Councils of Pittsburg;
Gektlemen TJp to within a recent period
my rolls contained the names of many aged and
disabled police and firemen who were wholly
nnab.e from physical causes to perform tbe
duties which pertained to their several posi
tions; and I have been mnch weighed down
with the plain question, "What will tho city of
Pittsburc do with its worn-out emnloves?" As
under section 15 of the charter ordinance tbe
city Uounciis are empowered to provide by
ordinance for the care, maintenance and relief
of aefed or disabled police and firemen, I deem
It wise on my part to present to you plainly this
question: "What wiil you do with your worn
Tl4re is now no authority under which I can
carry people on my pay rolls who are wholly, or
partly, unable to perform tbe duties required
of them. Under tbe various organizations
taken place in my department, these persons are
nearly wholly dropped Horn my rolls: and as I
have'beeu strongly importuned by many mem
bers of your honorable bodies to care for some
of these pedple. I deem it best to say to you
that f cannot make my pay l oils a pension list,
without the proper authority and power from
you. I, therefore, most respectfully urge upon
you to take np the qnestion. "What will the
city of PittsDurg do with her worn-out em
ployes?" and also makesucb provision for them
as may to you seem just You are the city of
Pittsburg; I am its servant. Awaiting your
action, X remain.
J. O. BltOWN
Chief of Department Public Safety.
qualified men wanted.
The accompanying ordinance provides
that the Chief of the Department of Public
Safety shall not appoint on the police or
fire bureaus any person not possessed of all
the requirements and qualifications set forth
in section 2, which provides that all appli
cants shall pass the medical exhmination,
comply with the rules and regulations per
taining to applicants, possess all the quali
fications and come up fully to the standard
now in use and prescribed by the Depart
ment of Public Safety.
The communication from the Controller,
notifying Councils of the exhaustion of the
printing fund, was received and filed and a
resolution transferring $4,500 from the con
tingent fund to the printing fund to pay for
the assessment lists of the Board of Asses
sors was adopted, although some opposition
was made to the latter, when the City Clerk
explained that no new ordinances could be
passed unless the parties interested were
willing to pay for the printing and publish
ing of them. Mr. Lambie offered a resolu
tion requesting the Finance Committee to
consider the matter and report at the next
meeting if some plan cannot be formulated
to get money for the printing of ordinances,
which was adopted.
The ordinance of the Pittsburg and Bir
mingham Traction Company was next called
up by Mr. Keating, but on the qnestion tc
suspend the rules and allow it to pass
finally the roll was called and the question
was defeated by a vote of 20 to 10. Then
the ordinance authorizing the pnrchasevof
a lot for the fire department in the Thirty
first ward was called up.
AN OLD-TIME VOEDY BOW.
Mr. Keating moved to indefinitely post
pone action on this ordinance. He was
angry, and asked why the Couocilmen from
theSouthside all voted agajnst the traction
ordinance. Then be answered himself by
sayine that none of them would vote for
anything unless it was to 'give them a
chance to make something out of some little
piece of property they were individually in
terested in. When anything of .real merit
was peior'Tiie Council the Jsouihside was.
it.-becapsc there ftasnoin
l or them. Mr. KeaUng said.
o ine ordinance beoause it
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Jirovided that 5,000 should be paid for the
ot, That'was entirely too much. ' ;
When Mr. Keating xeased speaking all
the' Southside members jumped to -their
feet. Mr. JNesbit got the floor. He said he
desired to hurl back into the teeth of the
member from the Nineteenth ward the base
insinuation that had been thrown 'at tbe
Southside members. He desired to brand
the accusation of Mr. Heating as a false
hood, a lie! "I have no doubt the gentle
man refers to me," said Mr. Nesbit, but
before he could finish, Mr. Keating ex
claimed: "Whj, the shoe seems to fit welll I
didn't say you, but you take it home your
self." The chair here called both gentlemen to
order, and Mr. Nesbit went on to show
where his ward was entitled to fire protec
tion and how long it had been denied. Mr.
Monroe followed in the same strain, taking
occasion also to defend the Southside from
Mr. Heating's attack. Remarks were made
by a" number of members on the question
which, when voted on, was defeated. Mr.
Keating then moved to strike out the $3,000
clause, out subsequently withdrew it, and
the ordinance was passed.
IN COMMON COtTNCILS.
in Common Council W. A. Magee was
called to the Chair,x President Holllday
being absent on account of the injury be re
ceived Saturday evening. The Chair read
a communication from the Controller noti
fying Councils that the printing fund was
exhausted, owing to the printing of the de
scriptive list of city property as required by
act of Assembly. At his request the unex
pended balance in the contingent fund was
transferred to the printing fund. The Board
of Awards reported thegranting of contracts
for repairing police stations 2 and 3 toWilliara
Kerr's Sons and the manure contract to W.
B. Blgley; which were approved. The com
munication of Joseph Fleming notifying
Councils of his desire to withdraw from the
bond of Chief Elliott, of the Department of
Charities was received and filed in Select
Council, but Common Council decided to
refer it to the Finance Committee.
Mr. Berry presented a blank ordinance
relative to tne appointment of Common
Councilmen, which was referred to a?pecial
committee to be appointed. This will re
quire a new census of the city to be taken.
An ordinance was introduced authorizing
the Department of Public Safety to pur
chase lots for fire department purposes in
Thirty-second and Thirty-fifth wards.
BH0TS IN THE ALLEY.
A Game of Crops Winds TJp In a Colored
A mysterious shooting occurred in Clay
alley last night in a narrow court in the
rear of 101 Wylie avenue. The court is
densely populated with Italians, Jews and
colored people. About 10 o'clock tonr shots
were fired, and immediately afterward about
a dozen colored men scrambled over a high
board fence at one end of the court.
Jennie Miller, proprietress of a house in
tbe court, was arrested. A number of men
had been playing craps in the house, and
one of them did the shooting.
SITE COMMITTEE TO MEET.
Tbe Armstrong Monument May bo Placed
Near the Conservatory.
The committee appointed to select the
site of the Armstrong monnment will meet
this afternoon in the Allegheny Parks. The
committee is composed of John M. Kelly,
John EitenorJr and Dr. Stnrgeon. They will
meet at the green bouse in the west park,
and with the Park Committee of Allegheny
Councils will select the site. The monu
ment will probably be erected near the con
On account of the sale of a portion of our
nursery land we are compelled to remove
the trees thereon, and in order to dispose of
them quickly we offer a reduction of 30 per
cent iroui regular prices, jrersons pjacinj?
their orders within 30 days will be entitled
to this, and can have the trees delivered any
time until April 20, 1890. This stock is
very fine, and consists oi shade and orna
mental trees, from 6 ft. to 30 ft, in height;
maples, elms, birches, chestnuts, alanthus,
honey locust and Carolina poplars, the best
city street tree known; evergreens for the
lawn and hedges, and many desirable stand
ard and dwarf fruit trees, grapevines, flow
ering shrubs of large sizes, hardy plants,
etc. Persons intending to plaut are invited
to see them. B. A. Elliott Co.,
54 Sixth St., Pittsburg, Pa.
Nurseries: Perrysville aye., on line of
electric cars,. tu.
NOTICE 75 CENTS PER DOZ.
C'hcnpest Gallery in tbe World.
For one month Yeager & Co. will make
cabinets for 75 cents per doz., to introduce
their fine work, at 70 Federal st, Alle
gheny. Bring baby? No stairs to climb.
Gallery on first floor.
All the newest effects in French, Scotch
and American fancy flannels for tea gowns,
wrappers, etc.; prices from 30c to ?1 a vard.
TTSSU H0OUS & HACK!!.
Cloak Room Attraction English walking
coats in cloth, in plnsh, in beaver, kerseys
and cheviots, the best made, $35 down.
Visit these cloakrooms before you buy.
Booos & Buhl.
A Home Industry
Deserves support. Messrs. Frauenheim &
Vilsack have for years been making their
celebrated Pittsburg beer in this city. Good
judges pronounce it pure, wholesome and
Black gros grain silk, 65c, 75c, 85c and
$1 a yard; the best values ever offered.
TTSSU HUOUS & HACKE.
NOTICE-75 CENTS PER DOZ.
Cheapest Gallery lo the World.
For one month Yeager & Co. will make
cabinets for 75 cents per doz., to introduce
their fine work, at 70 Federal St., Alle
gheny. Bring baby. No stairs to climb.
Gallery on first floor.
?5. Solid gold spectacles carefully ad
justed to the sight. See them at Stein
mann's, 107 Federal St., Allegheny, jeweler
and optician. Tissu
- Economy Is Wealth.
Then why not economize by using Walk
er's wax soap? It will outlast all others,
and does not injnre the finest fabrics, ix
B. fc B.
These cloak rooms never before so attract
ive; jackets, wraps and long garments;
the best and most stylish, and prices that al
ways sell them, Booos & Buhl,
Handsome figured gauze de chambry in
black and beautiful light colorings, particu
larly for evening wear.
TTsau Hughs &Hacke.
Beginners' Dancinc Clauses.
Opening of Thnma's Academy, 64 Fourth
avenne, this evening.
Wainwbiqht's beer is the purest and
best flavored. Kept by all dealers. Try it,
Cabinet photos, $1 per doz. Lies' Pop
ular Gallery, 10 and, 12 Sixth st, T1SU
NOTICE-75 CENTS PER DOZ.
Cheapest Gallery In the World.
For one month Yeager & Co. will make
cabinets for 75 cents per doz., to introduce
their fine work, at 70 Federal St., Alle
gheny. Bring baby. No stairs to climb.
Gallery on first floor.
Cloak Booms Fall styles and medium
weight -.jackets, long garments; ..best styles
and at popular prices. ;.
. Boaos is Buhl. ,
A Federation, of United Eailrwd
ENQDfEEBS ARE ASKED TO JOIfl.
Terr Interesting Secret Convention Held
In Old City Hall.
MUSIC ASD SPEECHES IS THE EYESUiG
The first Federated Union meeting of rail
road men in the United States was held yes
terday in Old. City Hall. The formation of
the federation, which was organized in
Chicago some months ago, was ratified. A
constitution and by-laws are now in course
The federation is composed of the Brother
hood of Railroad Brakemen, the Brother
hood of Firemen and the Switchmen's na
tional Union. The object in joining them
together was for; the purpose of more thor
oughly protecting the interests of railroad
men in times of trouble with their employ
ers. Heretofore when one branch of the
service made a demand or struck against a
reduction of wages, they; could not rely
uponhe others striking with them. Under
the new organization this danger will be
avoided, and one organization will have to
assist the other.
engineers asked to join.
At the secret meeting yesterday, an. invi
tation was extended to the Brotherhood of
Locomotive Engineers to come into the Fed
eration. A committee of engineers was
present and extended fraternal greetings.
The secret meeting continued in session
all day, and in the evening an open meeting
was held. District Attorney W. D. Porter,
Esq., was master of ceremonies. After
prayer by the Rev. C. E. .Locke, an address
of welcome was made by Mayor Pearson, of
Allegheny. "Lonny" Long then amused
the audience with his banjo.
Congressman Bayne.was hilled to speak,
and he did not disappoint the audience. He
opproved of the organization of working
men, and said the associations of railroad,
men in this city were an honor to the call
ing. His speech was listened tD attentively.
W. Q. Edens, First Vice Grand Master of
the Brotherhood of Railroad Brakemen,
spoke of the aims and objects of his associa
tion. They were for the improvement of its
members, morally, socially and intel
lectually. In the six years the organiza
tion has been in existence there has been
paid out to deceased members' families and
to disabled members $563,000.
DUE TO POOR CAS COUPLERS.
'Seventy-five per cent of the deaths were
due to defective car couplers and poor
brakes. He stated that they have asked for
air brakes on freight cars and coupling
devices that will not necessitate men going
John C. Glenn, Grand Master of the
Brotherhood of Brakemen, followed with a
few remarks, the tenor of which were the
same as those of Mr. Edens. He stated that
the present large organization had sprung
from a meeting of brakemen, held in a
caboose on the Delaware and Hudson Canal
Hon. W. T. Marshall and Arch H. Eow
and, Esq., gave the delegates some good
advice about securing recognition from the
railroad companies. F. T. Holland, of the
Switchmen's Mutual Aid Society, spoke of
the charitable features of the order.
505 and 507 MARKET-STREET,'
OPEN FOR YOUR INSPECTION.
' We have not 6nly added greatly to our space,
uut oj many internal improvements as tougnr,
heat, ventilation, elevator, etcbave succeeded
in adding to the comfort ot all who choose to
IS VERY COMPREHENSIVE.
Silks for reception, dinner and evening wear.
Dress Goods in high class novelties, plain,
mixed and plaid combinations, Melton and Ox
ford Snitincs,Scntch Clan and Tartan Plaids.
Combination Bobe Patterns in entirely new
and novel effects, from $5 00 to t'A
Our Trimming room is greatly enlarged and
will interest you in all that goes to make up a
very complete and carefully selected stock.
In English and French Balbriggan: light, me
dium and heavy weight in Natural WooI,White
and Colored Merino, etc.
CLOAKS, WRAPS AND SUITS
On second floor (take elevator.)
We call special attention to our PRICES and
IMMENSE VARIETY in medium weight gar
ments. As we were delayed some weeks with
our new building we have pnt a low price on all
fall weight goods to make a quick turn.
BIBER & EASTON.
JU. HOMER & CO.,
61, 63 AND 65 WEST TWENTY-THIRD 8T.,
LARGEST EXHIBIT OF
ARTISTIC FURNITURE IN AMERICA.
Ten Show Rooms filled with the latest pro
ductions of the Furniture and Upholstery
Art from tbe recognized manufacturing cen
ters of the world,
Novelties of London production.
Novelties of Paris production.
Novelties of Vienna production.
Our own importation.
Novelties of American production, including
those of onr own manufacture.
Visitors to New York are cordially invited to
call and examine onr stock and prices. The
central location of our establishment (adjoin
ing Eden Musee) makes It easy of access from
all parts of the city. e23-106-TT3u
WOOD MANTELS CEILINGS
Manufacturers and Importers of Fino Furni
ture, Curtains and Ornaments.
Designs and estimates submitted for complete
,, - Hobm Furnishings, -;
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JOB. HDRNE, R D.'S?
PENN AVENtTE STORES -
T,0 THE PURCHASING PUBLICt
Afact"ye'a remember njawly, that It
is a mistake ta defay m making ywsr pwefewes
for fall and wfeter.-
Because we bare the vary hugeetaW sett
complete lines of sew goods sew.
Because of our very large ttade tmtfmmimt
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wugain purchases sen oat very qaien. -
Because our assortment of "sew esods is 'tV&t
nneqnaled in variety la att deyu tuioaH,
isecaase you avota tho rush ttataiwajs
later is the season. Beeaasa peejJe wko
from experience say tils lathe bertpbes
Five exeeUeat reasons, arsa't tbsyf 1 -
As to our Fall and Winter Wraps d Jack
ets for ladies and children, we might All pages )
of this paper with words and wood eats of the '
new and taking garments teat' sake up this"
wonderful collection. 1
Do. yon want a good Wrap, sort.or lose;
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small or large size, plain or elaborate,' light ia
-weight or heavy, for a fewdoBarsbr ferhaai
drecUT This is tbe Cloak DepertBwatwkjfeJ
yoi find them.
A word about
If you expect to buy a Sealskin Jaeket or (
oriiantio wis season we SCTosgiyurjrff 'SSyfr-
yon inspect onr stock of oaref ally loleotcd and S
perfectly shaped and finished real Alaska Seel
goods bow. ifa'
You can rely upon these goods fuHy.'aswo
sell only tbe beet and our prices are as lew u
can be made oa first-class goods. ' ' h. . .
We do a very large business in tee Fori of
all kinds and have Seal garments made to
j--j-if , '
order promptly and 1b the beet aaaaer. &,
Latest styles in readr-to-weax Salts, forA '
street and home wear. ' -iAC
Large stock of TeaGoww sad Wrappers ii j
the most fashionable materials.
Because we have been extremely busy in oar.
vDress Goods Department dea't tktek for,' ,
moment our stock of choice woolen dressv
fabrics is in the least broken. We have lots of.
new goous nere to uuw juu um , im.
then cose la this week. For. Special airWkte'T
- ' -r rwiMP 11 ii,.
In low priced dress goods see tMs lotgBriJc
nnrl TOnnl Rtrtnpil RnitlnM. all WooL M ifiafie.
wide, at 36c a yard. - -
More of those popular SO inches vrtde, pJala; -
and fancy All-wool Suitinjjj at 50c a yard. f
Our stock of fine All-wool Cashmeres, Hea
rietta Cloths and Drap d'Ete Sulfees icelades'
the best values from oGc a yard np to superfine
qualities in all the new aadfaaWoaable eeter
We claim confidently to have the largest
stock of Black Dress Geeds and MoarniBg
wear fabrics, and our prices explain tbe pops
larity of this large department.
Don't forget to call and examine onr wondar-
fol Silk Departments, filled with all tbe newest
kinds of best Silks la blasts and colors. We
have new arrival of Colored Gros Grain Silkau
that we propose to sell quiet, if the profit is
small 0o a, yard, 65c a yard, 85c a yardtla
yard. Here is a chance to save money. J
Tbe largest line of new patterns iaBIack
crooouo tauju mu imuaqiDBuuwu wjcinm-
Plushes, 13-inch wide, at 35b and 5o a yard:
19-inch at 6O0 a yard; 24-inch at 73caadtl?a
yard the best values yon can find, and largest
assortment of colors.
Bargains In plain, colored and fancy Trim
ming Velvets. A full stock of Black Velvets.
Ail the new shades in high grade Costume
Velvets that are so fashionable for fall dress
New Table Linens in oar, special excellent
makes and at popular prices now in stock.
Housekeepers will enjoy looking at our lovely
new patterns In Laee Curtains, In Nottingham,
Irish Point; Swiss Tambour, Vltrage and other
makes. Low prices rale." Also new effects in
Portieres and Heavy Curtains In Chenille and
Velour. All sizes in Table Covers. New and -
elegant stock: of Upholsterings for draperies
and interior decorations. Designs and etti-4 ;.'
mates famished on application. Work dose by
Many other departments deserve mention
but cannot be spoken of now. Come and see
our store crowded with all that is new and at
tractive. We would insist upon all visitors to tie Ex
position to make it a point to visit our im
mense establishment.' tbe oldest and largest
drygoods house in Western Pennsylvania.
They can depend upon courteous treatmeat
and prompt attention.
JDEt HDRNE I Ol'Bffl
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