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THE , PITTSBURG DISPATCH, ''"'sATTJKDAY, OCTOBER - 6, ' 1889.
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- MARVIN TALKS BACK,
He -"Will M Besign tlie Ex
MONEY CAN EEMOYE HIM.
He Totals Out to the Trades Coun
cil flow It Can be Done.
SOME DENIALS OP LABOE CHARGES.
Another Eefnsal (o Coerce BJs .Employes
to Join the Union.
STAXDIXG ON A EECOED OP 26 IEAES.
Mr. S. S. Marvin. President of the "West
ern Pennsylvania Expobition Society, who
was asked to resign his position by the Cen
tral Trades Council, does not contemplate
doing so. Mr. Marvin is sorry he cannot
grant the request ot the Council who
asked him to step down and out on account
of labor troubles in his factory, and he says
the people who are trying to injure him are
taking the wrong course to get him out of
tne Exposition. He says that the proper
way to oust him is to secuie enough life
memberships at the rate of 5100 each, and
elect some other person at the annual meet
ing of the managers.
Mr. Marvin arrived home Thursday
night after an absence of over two weeks
in the East, where he went to secure a much
needed rest alter his ardnous dutiesattend
ant upon the opening of the Exposition. He
was found at nis residence on Amberson
avenue, East End, by a Dispatch reporter
last night, and when asked if he would re
sign his position, he said:
"No, I do not intend to resign on the re
quest of the Trades Council or any other
organization which has a fancied grievance
against me. I do not see why that antag
onism which some of the organized labor
leaders of this city have againstme, and my
private business should interfere with a
public enterprise like the Exoosition. I do
not recognize their right to ask me to re
sign my position, and I do not see why I
IT 'WILL REQUIRE BOODLE.
"If they wish to get me out, let them pro
ceed about it in a fair and legitimate man
ner. Life memberships only cost f 100 each,
and 1,000 of them would be enough to dis
place me. I also do not recognize that the
persons who asked me to resign represented
the thinking laboring classes and wage
workers of the county.
"The grievance that these men have against
me is all in their imagination. Because I
would not compel the men working for me
to join the Bakers' Assembly they ordered a
strike and forced about 12 or 15 of my em
ployes who were in the union to qujt. The
men whom they wanted me to discharge
were good workmen, and why I should
make it my business to force them into the
Knights of Labor is more than
I "can see. I asked them if
they wanted to join the union and
they told me no. I gave them full permis
sion to do so, and they said they would not
join the Knights of Labor under any cir
cumstances. They told me that if if was a
choice of either going into the union or be
ing discharged they would take the latter.
If a man came to me and tried to force me
into an organization I did not want to join
I would think it was a high-handed proceed
ing. If I took this view of the matter in my
own case why should I not extend the same
privilege to my men? It mattered not to me
whether they were in 100 labor unions or
none at all so long as thev did their work.
"When the punlic was asked to boycott me I
determined to stand by my men, and will
continue to do so until the last.
"I always treated the men in my employ
with the greatest consideration. I was an
employe myself once, and know what it is
to work for a living. Long before there
was a union of bakers in this city I short
ened the hours of my men. I was the first
baker in Allegheny county to make 10 hours
a day's work, when other "factories were run
ning" 14 and 15 hours. This Was over 20
years ago, and I have been running my fac
tory that way ever since. Our men were
satisfied with their treatment until the strike
was ordered last spring.
HIS DENIAL EMPHATIC.
"In regard to the statement that we vio
lated theagreement to employ only organized
labor, I say it is false. "We kept the agree
ment to the very letter, but organized labor
did not do the same. The Great "Western
Band convinced us that they were union
men, and had they not done so, we wonld
not have hired them. I have been in this
community for the past 6 years, and I defy
any one to show wherein I did not
keep an agreement. On the con
trary, I can show where labor has
violated agreements with me. "When
I signed the bakers' scale last spring, it
was to run lor one year. "We did not run 30
days until they came at me with an agree
ment that was not on the scale. This was to
discharge the men who had refused to join
the union, and I did not sign the supple
mentary document. They then broke their
obligation by ordering the strike. "When I
signed the scale we had a distinct under
standing that the non-nnion men in my em
ploy were to remain there, but I was not to
hire outsiders who were not in the union. It
is foolish to talk about violating an agree
ment. "The men who ordered that strike were
foolish. They were bnildinp up a magnifi
cent organization, and in two or three years
more they might have had nearly every
baker in the two cities in it. Now, I do
not know of one cracker factory in Pitts
burg or Allegheny which is, strictly speak
ing, union. They should have been con
tent to let well enough alone instead of pre
cipitating matters in a blind manner.
'I am satisfied to let organized labor run
my business provided they pav me for it.
I am willing to sell out at any time if they
will buy. As long as I furnish the capital
and haqe to stand all the losses, I shall cer
tainly insist upon running it to suit myself.
BIG IMPEOTEMEKTS MADE.
"I have just expended over ?100,000 in
improvements at my factory, and labor was
directly benefited. The Exposition Society
spent nearly half a million dollars, which
went into the pockets of wage workers, yet
organized labor is not satisfied. I really do
not know what they want I wish it stated
once fcr all that I will never force my men
into any organization they do not wish to
"In onr factory the men have a mutual
benefit association. About three-fourths of
them are in it They are banded together
for their own protection in sickness, and I
think this is the best kind of a labor organ
ization. They do not pay money into the
treasury to be spent for salaries of master
workmen, hire of halls, walking delegates
and other expenses peculiar to the present
organized system of labor. "What they pay
into the organization benefits them when
they become sick or disabled.
"I have also heard the rnmored talk of a
boycott against the Exposition. Such action
I think wonld be folly. The Exposition
was organized to give a technical education
to young men of Pittsburg, who could not
otherwise get it In ten years we will have
a polytechnic school of some kind estab
lished'and if the wage workers of the county
want to tear down what we are building up
that is their business. "Wo will certainly
not lose anything by it."
A REMARKABLE SERIES ?$?
romance will commence in to-morrow' Dis
patch. These novel are from Utc pen of H.
Hlder Haggard, J'rof. Georg Kbert, Eliza
. beih Stuart fhelpi ana ev. Herbert D. Ward.
WIDBKER AND ELKIKS flEGE.
the Citizens Traction Company Will Prob
ably Rcdnco Their Fares Tho Magnates
After ibo Central.
Mr. James "Verner, a prominent member
of the Board of Directors of the Citizens'
Traction Company, was seen last night by a
DisrATCH reporter with reference to the
rumored reduction to 5 cents of the car fare
to East Liberty. He said:
"No formal consideration has as yet been
given the question by the board, and no ac
tion can be taken on it until Mr. C. L.
Magee and other members return to Pitts
burg. I may tell yon, however, that the
matter has been extensively spoken of in
the board, and the opinions of all the mem
bers at present in the city seem to be favora
ble to the idea of reducing the fares. I am
almost sure that the motion for reduction
will pass. I, for one, am thoroughly in
favor of it The matter will be brought for
ward in about a month, and I think that it
cannot be considered sooner. The statement
in one of yesterday's evening papers to the
effect that a meeting had been held and the
motion defeated is incorrect."
P. A. B. "Widener and "W. L. Elkins, princi
pal owners of the Pittsburg Traction road,
arrived in the city last evening. They
stated that their visit had no connection
whatever with the statement that they were
trying to secure control of the Central Trac
tion Company and extend its lines to East
Liberty. This would be much shorter than
via Filth or Penn avenues, and it was stated
that the fare would be made 5 cents.
The gentlemen denied this, and said they
were not trying to buy the other line. They
now sell 50-trip tickets for $3 50, or at the
rate of 7 cents per trip. This is about as
cheap as a passenger can be carried over a
traction line five miles.
A COXDUCTOR'S CONDUCT.
The Itlcht to Stand on Street Car riat
forras Will bo Tested Aenin.
L N. Mead, conductor on the Citizen's
Traction road, had a partial hearing yester
day before Alderman Porter, on a charge of
assault and battery preferred by "William
Major, of Frankstown avenue, East End.
It appears that the conductor objected to
Mr. Major standing on the rear platform of
nis car, in the face or a recent decision oi
the local courts to the effect that a street car
Eassenger could stand where he pleased, if
e did not obstruct the passage.
Mr. Major refused to leave the platform,
wherenpon the conductor told him he must
either quit his position or the car. He
chose the latter alternative, and as he was
getting back his money he says that the
conductor hit him in the face, knocked him
down and kicked him savagely. This morn
ing Major appeared with a "much swollen
countenance, and two gentlemen and a lady,
who had been in the car at the time, volun
teered evidence corroborative of the en
gineer's statement. 'Squire Porter post
poned the case for further investigation at
the request of the Traction company.
H1TEEE AHD TE1THEB.
Movements of Plttsbargers nnd Others of
S. B. McKeown, a prominent planter
of Natchez, Miss., was in the city yesterday.
He said that more importance was attached, in
the North, to the race war in his section than
the matter deserved. Men of rongh character
who in the North wonld be treated to a low
years' imprisonment and no unusual promin
ence bestowed on them, would in the Sonth be
shot down on sight, because of the hold they
wonld assume over the colored people of whom
they made perfect fanatics. Such nrompt
measures were necessary, else it nould "be im
possible to live among people who were so apt
to be influenced by boodooism and racial pre
judices. He thought that the Governors would
not take any further action in the Sullivan
Ex-Governor F. H. Pierpont, of Vir
ginia, was asked yesterday about the claims of
the Federal Government for 540,000 from his
State, alleged to be part of an appropriation
unaccounted for by the State officials, and
said: That the money was never nandled by tho
State's officers. The money was the amount of
an apnropnation by Congress for the suppres
sion of rebellion and was disbursed by Daniel
Lamb, under the order of the President, for
the equipment of volunteer soldiers. Lamb
acted as the agent for the Government and not
a dollar ever went Into the State Treasury. Ho
was careful with bis vouchers and t as Gov
ernor, was equally exact with my warrants.
The State cannot be made liable.
The semi-centennial celebration of St
Philomena's Catholic Chnrcb, this week,
recalls the fact that ex-Governor Francis R.
Sbnnk was one of those Tiho accepted the Invi
tation and walked in the procession at the
dedication of this church on October 4,1816.
At the next election for Governor of the State,
Mr. Shunk, wbo bad previously attained a rare
degree of nopularity, was a candidate for re
election; but the Whigs of that day got up the
story that the Governor.as part of the ceremony
of the day, had "trampled upon the American
flag," and the result was his inglorious defeat.
W. N. Leatherbee, of Boston, is in the
city. He is extensively engaged in the lnmber
trade and is the owner of large tracts of lnmber
near Paikersburg, whither he is gome. Mr.
Leatherbee said that poplar was a wood yearly
Crowing in favor among consumers, and that iu
his district there were millions of feet which
wonld supply the demand, at the present rate
of consumption, for the next IS years. He had
not been in this city since the introduction of
natural gas, and was very much astonished at
its economical and widespread use.
Mr. nnd Mrs. Andrew Carnegie and
Mr. Henry Phipps, Jr., went to New York yes
terday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Carnegie have
ono to their New York residence, where Mr.
Carnegie will remain until the meeting of the
International American Congress, ot which be
is a member, in tnis city on the 6th of Novem
ber. Mr. Phipps sails to-day on LaBretagne
for France, where he will join his family.
Presdent James Campbell, of the "Win
dow Glass Workers Association in Syracuse,
K. Y., attending the wage conference of the
Northern Association. The workers there also
demand an increase of 5 per cent on the pres
Clerk James Ford, of Inspector Mc
Aleese's office, who has been in New York for
some time nndcr medical treatment, was
brought back homo yesterday. His condition
is but slightly improved.
H. P. Ford and wife will leave this
morning for Philadelphia, where they will re
main until next Tuesday. Mr. Ford will join
Tancred Commander? at the Masonic Conclave
in "Washington, D. C.
James Adams and wife and Miss Mc
Geacbln, of Dumfermline, Scotland, are guests
at the Anderson. Tney visited Mr. and Mrs.
Carnegie nrior to tho departure of the latter
f or,Ncw York.
"William Sunday, the ball player, and
William Garfield will talk to the newsboys to
morrow night at the Newsboys Home on Old
avenue, back of the jaiL Visitors will be wel
comed. County Commissioner McKee, who has
been absent from bis desk for six weeks on
account of tbe serious illness of bis wife, is
again on duty, his wife having fully recovered.
Chief Justice Paxson, and Justices
Green, W. W. Williams, Sterritt and Mitchell,
of the Supreme Court, are stopping at tbe
Four members of the Chinese Legation
at the Capital passed through yesterday to San
Francisco en route for China, having been su
perseded. "W. B. Elkins and P. A. B. "Weidener,
of Philadelphia, the well-known traction road
magnates, are staying at tbe Anderson.
Congressman A. L. Conger, of Akron,
was in the city yeBtcrday for a short time, and
in the evening went down to Beaver.
J. Grierson and "W. B. Greasly, two
commercial men of Nottingham, Kng., are
staying at the Anderson.
"William Booth, of Booth & Fiinn,
went to New York last night on a business trip
of a few days' duration.
Constable McGlangblin, of the Tenth
ward, has entered upon his duties under Alder
Justice S. M. Clarke, of the Supreme
Court is registered at tbe Seventh Avenue.
George E. Huhn, of Philadelphia, is
staying at the Anderson.
J. B. Lippincott, oi New York, is a
guest at the Duquesne.
De. B. M. Hank a. Eye, ear, nose and
throat diseases exclusively. Office, 718 Penn
street, Pittsburg, Pa. C- s&su
WEST PENN SHOWING.
During the Year 1853 Patients Were
Treated at the Hospital.
THE INSTITUTION OVERCROWDED.
Number of Tjphoid Fever Cases Much in
Excess of Other Tears.
ADDITIONAL BUILDINGS TO BE PDT UP
Superintendent Cowen, of the "West Penn
Hospital, completed his annual report yes
terday. At the close of the last fiscal year
there were 166 patients in the hospital.
From that date there have been admitted np
to September SO, 188U, 1,637 patients, mak
ing the total number of cases treated 1,853.
The largest number under treatment at one
time was 233, the smallest number 164.
The number of typhoid fever patients was
250. There were 41 patients received into
the hospital during the Johnstown flood.
None ot these cases were fatal, and all were
sent back to the ill-fated city. The aver
age number of old soldiers that lived in the
hospital last vear was 25 per day. Out of
this number 10 died. The hospital is paid
to keep up the old soldiers dormitory.
IS GOOD STANDING.
The financial statement shows up well.
The total cost to maintain the institution
was $67,038 14, an average of 99 cents for
each patient, including medical treatment,
clothes, wages and other things necessary to
run the place. The average cost of -food per
day for the inmates was 30 cents.
Superintendent Cowen yesterday made
the following statement:
"The work accomplished in the last year
by the hospital was varied and extensive.
"We have been fearfully hampered by our
limited space. "We only have accommoda
tions for 170 patients, yet we have had 233
medical inmates in the honsc at one time;
63 more than our capacity. This state of
things militates against the health of
patients and the proper working of the insti
tution. In the typhoid fever ward we were
obliged to place 20 cots.
This overcrowded the ward very much.
"We had to use the utmost caution to pre
vent a spread of the disease. This year we
have had an excess over other years in ty
phoid fever cases. Our results in tbe treat
ment have been eminently satisfactory.
MORE BUILDINGS NEEDED.
In consequence of the overcrowded con
dition of the hospital it will be necessary to
put up some additional buildings, so as to
accommodate the large influx oi patients.
"We are erecting a two-story ward in the rear
of the east end of tbe main building. This
will enable ns to take 30 more patients.
But this is only preparatory to further en
largements. Early next season we will spend
considerable in making the front of the
building more beautiful.
In spite of our limited room and the
large increase of our population, the death
have been proportionately less than in any
other year. The private wards have been
well patronized this year. People are be
ginning to recognize that this place is a ho
tel for invalids, and not a poor house, that
some people five years ago flippantly called
it These private rooms have been occu
pied by lawyers, merchants and other pro
IK OPERATION AGAIN.
The Broom Furnace at Braddock Now Com
peting With the World.
Edgar Thomson blast furnace F, at Brad
dock, owned by Carnegie, Phipps & Co.,has
resumed operations. It was closed down for
repairs some weeks ago, but is now turning
out its usual amount of product This is
the fnrnace whose dome is surmounted by a
broom, placed there by Captain Jones sev
eral vears ago, to signify that it swept the
world, or turned ont more product than, any
other furnace in existence. All the furnaces
now owned by the company are in opera
tion, including the two "Lucys." The two
new furnaces the company is building at
Braddock are being pnshed to completion.
WAS PfiOBABLI DERANGED.
The Body Found nt Hays' Station That of
Sin. Catherine O'Brien.
On "Wednesday afternoon Mrs. Catherine
O'Brien, wife ot Michael O'Brien, started
from the family residence, No. 226 McCord
street, Southside, to go to the company store
of Jones & Laughlin, and since then her
husband had been unable to find trace of
her until yesterday afternoon, when his
worst fears were realized by finding the
body in Semmelrock's undertaking rooms.
The body found at Hays' station, Pittsburg,
Virginia and Charleston Bailway, on
Thursday morning, proved to be Mrs.
As there had been no family trouble it is
supposed that Mrs. O'Brien was suffering
from mental aberration, and wandered up
the railway five miles to the place where
she was killed by a train. The body was
identified last evening and taken to the
IionI Fischer Was Tired of Living nnd
Jumped In the River.
Louis Fischer, 68 years of age, attempted
suicide yesterday at 7 A. m. by jumping
into the Allegheny river. The members of
the Emsworth Engine Company rescued
him. A patrol wagon was called, and he
was sent to the Allegheny lockup. "When
asked why he had attempted to commit sui
cide, he replied that he was tired of life.
Mrs. Bankert, his daughter, living at 209
Federal street, stated tbe old gentleman had
frequently threatened to take his life. She
stated that his son living in Chicago com
mitted snicide a year ago.
NEW CATHOLIC CHURCHES.
Bishop Pbelnn to Confirm More Converts
on October 2.
Bishop Phelan will dedicate two new
churches in Pittsburg diocese, during the
coming month. .One at Dawson, will be
dedicated on Octobe20; the other in "Wex
ford on the 18th or 24th. The Bishop will
administer the Sacrament of Confirmation
at Sharpsburg on Sunday, October 12, to a
number of children and some converts.
There has scarcely been a single confirma
tion dnring the past year at which some
converts have not been confirmed.
T0UNG PLANN AT WORK.
Warden Wright Finds a Market for Brooms
After skirmishing around for some time
"Warden "Wright has found a market in
Australia for all the brooms his force of
convicts can make. There are now 713
criminals at Biverside, and abont 100 are
living in idleness.
Harry Flann has been given some light
work to do in the mat department He is
associated with a rather intelligent class of
New Buildings to Go Up.
This year has been unusually brisk in the
building business. Yesterday John Mnrry
obtained a permit to put up a brick house
on Third avenue, costing $1,300. Mrs.
Bichard Merz will build a $2,000 house on
Cliff street. G. Hammer will erect one on
Bebecca street to cost $3,000. H. Weidrech
will build one valued at $2,600. Mrs.
Nevins, of Carson street, will build one
"THE DUCHESS" fJKSTS&SS.
an article on marriage, in which he site tea.
ton why certain penons thoute not teed,
TDE SCHOOL B0AED MEETS.
Another Preerptress Allowed, and Night
Sessions to Bcslu.
The High School Committee of the Cen
tral Board of Education held its regular
monthly meeting lost night The bills for
September were approved. The report for
the month showed the total number of
pupils enrolled to have been 724, of which
237 were males and 435 females. The per
centage of attendance for the males was 96
per cent and for the females 97 per cent.
Principal Wood asked for an additional
preceptress in the Academical department
until the 1st of February owing to the in-'
creased number of D pnpils. At that
time a new schedule for the year
will be made ont, and Principal "Wood,
judging from former years, thought that the
D pupils would be then so reduced as not to
need nn additional assistant He estimated
that 20 D pupils would quit dnring the first
half of the year.
The request was granted, but the election
was deferred until the next meeting.
At a meeting of the Evening School Com
mittee last night it was decided to hold a
night school session of 40 nights, com
mencing November 4, and to slightly reduce
the average number of pupils required for
TWO GIRLS RESCUED.
They Sny They Are Determined to Travel
tho Downward Path.
Assistant Superintendent O'Mara and
Inspector McAleese last night arrested two
young girls at No. 199 Second avenue, on
complaint of Thomas Cumming, an Alle
gheny man and a relative of the girls. He
bays they ran awav from their homes. The
names given by the girls are Kate Clark
and Madge Castlcton. The former is 20 and
the latter 18 years of age. Both are pretty.
They were very loth to leave their adopted
residence and declared they would return as
soon as released.
Miss Castleton came here from Butler on
Tuesday. She is an orphan, but connected
with an exceptionally good family. Eate
Clark is an Allegheny girl.
BEST ON RECORD.
A Large Number of Bnlldlng Permits Taken
Oat In September.
This September shows the largest nnmber
of bnilding permits ever taken out in the
month. The nnmber was 335, the buildings
to cost $714,022. The increase over Septem
ber 1SSS, is 113, and $203,162 in the cost
LOCAL ITEMS, LIMITED.
Incidents of n Day In Two Cities Condensed
for Beadr Keadine.
The Nineteenth ward beads the list with the
greatest nnmber of buildings, having taken
ont 31 permits for buildings valued at S53,6o8,
although the Twentieth ward had only 21 per
mits and the valuation runs up to $189673.
The Thirteenth, Sixteenth and Twenty-first
wards each had 29 permits, tbe valuations be
ing 28,565, 117.334 and $53,008 respectively. The
valuation of 26 bnildings in the Fourteenth
ward was $60,421; Thirty-second ward, 25 bulld
ines, 831.297, Twenty-seventh ward, lSbuildines,
812.J17; Seventeenth ward, 16 buildings, 535,300;
Eleventh ward. IS buildings, $10,750: Twenty
third ward, 12 bnildings. $12,802; Thirty-first
ward, 10 buildings, $7,840; Second ward, 3
buildings, $21,000; Fourth ward, 1 building, $22,
800, Sixth ward, 6 buildings, $17,300.
John Kenney entered an information
against Harry Danghcrty yesterday, charging
him with larceny. Dangherty was employed m
Kenney's barber shop, and tbe first day after
he went to work stole a sum of money, it is
alleged, and left during Kenney's absence. He
will have a hearing before Magistrate Gnpp on
Monday. This is the second charge of this
character against Daugherty.
Cuakles Howe had a hearing yesteiday
before Magistrate Gripp on a charge of fraud
ulently appropriating funds of a co-partner.
The information was brought by bis partner,
William Eovd. The amount in dispute was $30.
Howe claimed tbe $30 bad been paid Boyd. A
decision was reserved.
A meeting of the Grand Army Day Com
mittee will be held to-day at 3.30 P. M. in Com
mon Council Chamber. In order to settle np
the affairs of the committee promptly it is re
quested that all finance books be returned to
the Chairman of the Finance Committee at this
William Puxch was arrested yesterday on
complaint of Albert Wire, of 26 Franklin
street that ho struck him on the head on
Thnrsday evening on Wylie avenue, knocking
him down, because ho refused him money.
Punch furnished $300 forfeit for a hearing Mon
day. Some person unknown walked behind the
counter of Stnckey's drugstore, at tbe corner of
Seventeenth street and Penn avenue, last even
ing while tbe clerks were engaged, and ab
stracted $26 from tbe money drawer. The mat
ter was reported at police headquarters.
The fnneral of John W. McKay, brother of
the well-known brewer, took place from the
residence of James McKay, in tbe East End,
yesterday. The funeral cortege was very large,
and the body was laid to rest in Allegheny Cem
etery. Edgab Campbell, of Lawrencevllle, who
about a month ago disappeared from his home
on Twenty-eighth street, returned on Monday
from Cleveland, whither be had cone on a holi
day and $30. The money spent, he came back.
The Bureau of Water Assessments has begun
the second assessment of the present year, the
bnildings to be assessed to be those which were
not finished or supplied with water connections
at the time of the regular assessment.
An iron company is contemplating the ac
ceptance of tho location at Christy Park offered
by B. C. Christy. The Yough Connecting Rail
road would then be run to the park and the
Bissell Wheel Works.
A hundred additional men will soon be em
ployed at Molsberger's mines at Webster. The
new tipple will also be used to coal the engines
of the McKeesport and Bellevernon Railroad.
A yocno man named Jones, who is em
ployed in AlcKce's crocery store, 36 Ohio street,
Allegheny, had bis arm caught in the elevator
yesterday afternoon and very badly crushed.
Dod Costodan was committed to jail last
night on a charge of larceny. John Kelly
alleges that the defendant, who boarded in the
same bouse with him, robbed him of $50.
THE Grand Armv Day Committee haven't
funds enough to pay expenses, and the veterans
will be asVed to contribute. They claim those
most benefited gave scarcely anytning.
A 9-YEAB-oi.D girl named Fi3her was run
down yesterday by a horse and buggy on Lib
erty street, Allegheny. The girl suffered se
vere bnt not dangerons injuries.
John Milleb, of Forty-first street, charges
Lizzie Hart with the larceny of lace curtains
and underclothing. Lizzie is serving a 20-day
senteuce in the workhouse.
Two boys named Peter Steinbaugh and Mi
chael Reardon were arrested and fined $3 40
each yesterday for trespassing and stealing fruit
in the Allegheny Cemetery.
Someone told Charles Rlchey, of Sewickley,
that bis son wbo is serving a term in the work
house was dead and burled. The fellow lied to
him. The boy is living.
Jlns. Haley, of Jones avenue, who went to
Gallon, O., to reclaim her three children, who
have been on exhibition there as Albinos, did
not return last night.
Thomas Collin, a brakeman on the Balti
more and Ohio Railroad, had his leg crushed at
Moorbouse & McCIean's siding yesterday while
Wylie avenue storekeepers are kicking
becanse the streets in tbe vicinity of tbe new
power house are blockaded. Their business is
The Wheeling and LaVe Erie managers have
decided to build their road to Wheeling in
stead of Stenbenville, according to the original
Henry Gass made an Information before
Alderman Dougherty, alleging that Kred
Schultz struck him with a piece of iron in the
THOMAS Connoes, who works at Carnegie's
Thirty-third street mill, was burned about the
head and chest yesterday by a flash of natural
rumen May, aged 28 years, a coal miner,
was killed yesterday at Mansfield while walk
ing on tbe Panhandle track.
T. H. Lovett, of Lovett & Co., was thrown
out ot his carriage yesterday, and sustained
The Mercy Hospital received three typhoid
fever patients yesterday.
BRAIN TROUBLES; JESSSSTSSS
prevented, it the tubject of Dr. Allan McLane
tfamWon'1 article in tomorroWi Di8PAlca
WHITE CAP THREATS.
Tlfree Hembers of a Sonthside Dra
matic Clnb Receive Notices.
ACCUSED WITH INCEflDIAEISM.
Besult of the Attempt to Burn the Allen
town Turner Hall,
THE LETTEE WEITEE IS SUSPECTED
The White Caps have again begun to cir
culate their awful warnings. Last evening
one of these precious epistles was sent to
The Dispatch office, and three to the
George A. Smith Dramatic Company. The
purport of the missives was to warn certain
members of the dramatic company that if
they did not forthwith admit their implica
tion in the incendiarism at Turner Hall,
Allen town, their lives would pay the for
feit. Joseph Haas, a member oi the com
pany, received the following letter: .
Mr. Joseph Haas ,
Sir Ton had better go and make a public
confession and state that you were one of tbe
parties concerned in the incendiary and Jdvna
roiting affairs of the Allontown Turner Hall.
If you do not at once do thi, your life shall
be tbe forfeit. White Caps, Junior Order,
Received Monday. September 30, 1SS9, night.
Mr. Haas stated last night that he could
not understand the motive that the Whits
Caps had in sending him such a message.
The only reason he could assign was that
someone was jealous of the success of their
company. He said he was in no way impli
cated in the firing of the hall. The first
time he had ever heard of the fire was
through the columns of the papers.
George A. Smith, the manager of the
company, and a friend whose name he would
not divnlge, also received similar communi
cations. He also stated that they had an
idea who sent the letters, but he thought it
wonld be safer to keep it a secret until they
were in a condilion to reveal it.
The handwriting in all the letters was the
same, and the postmark indicated Pittsburg
as the place from which they were sent.
SHIPPING COKE TO EDE0PE.
The Connellivillo Prodoct Supplanting En
It is reported that the H. C. Frick Coke
Company has decided to enter the foreign
trade in competition with English coke.
Abput a year ago, a cargo of coke was
shipped from the Connellsville region to
England. The English coke masters
watched the progress of the product, and
saw it supplant the fuel of England. Coke
can be made in the latter country cheaper
than in America, but it is of an inferior
A Family Qnnrrel.
An attempt will be made to adjust a
family quarrel before Alderman "Warner
to-night Mrs. Bridget Daly has entered a
charge of disorderly conduct against Mr.
and Mrs. John Johnston. A cross suit by
the defendants has been brought against
Mr. and Mrs. Daly. The parties live on
Penn avenue near Twentv-second street.
Another Fltubnrc Victory.
The gold medal for the best exhibit of
lamp chimneys at the Paris Exposition has
been awarded to Messrs. George A. Mac
beth & Co., of this city. Pittsburg not only
scored a success at the Exposition in its
educational exhibit, but also in one of its
great Industries. Other lines of industry
are yet to hear from.
Knn Over tho Boy.
James Luton Kichter, a boy of 12, living
at 1709 Penn avenue, climbed on the step of
a Chautauqua ice wagon, and then fell off.
A carriage passing at the same time ran
over me uoy, ciusiung aia jaw uuu splitting
his upper lip.
Mellor & Iloene.
"We can furnish you with the best pianos
and organs made, and can give you the best
and easiest terms of payment. "We have
been established since 1831 (nearly 60
years), and, being the oldest music firm in
the city, we have had more experience than
any other house.
( Chicago Cottage.
Persons buying from ns can be satisfied
they are getting the full worth of their
money, as the pianos and organs we sell
are the best made in the United States.
Send tor circulars and fnil particulars of
our easy payment plan.
Meilob & Hoene,
Ths 77 Fifth avenue, Pittsburg.
Special to Dispatch.
It is reported that Echols, McMnrray &
Co., of 123 Sandusky st., Allegheny, will
sell a brand new organ, complete, for $49,
equal to any 8100 organ sold by other deal
ers; and they will furnish you a beautiful
1 oct. upright piano for $175, and square
pianos from $75 to $150. No other dealer
can touch them in price for same quality of
goods. If you want to save from 25 per
cent to 40 per cent on price of instrument
give them a call at once.
"Xtra 'Xtrn, for To-Doj.
Between the hours of 8 and 11 a. si. we
will sell men's genuine fancy scarlet shirts
and drawers at 50c each; real value $1.
P. C. C. C, cor. Grant and Diamond sts.,
opp. the new Conrt House.
The big clothing sale at onr store to-day. It
starts at 8 o'clock this morning.
P. C. C. C, cor. Grant and Diamond sts.,
opp. the new Court House.
A Positive Ifacr.
C. A. Smiley & Co. have the fine trade oi
this city in gentlemen's hats. d
VIreoc, Ollddleton & Co.'a London Neck
wenr. A choice selection in onr men's furnish
ing department to-day. Open till 9 p. m.
Jos. Hoene & Co.'a
Penn Avenue Stores.
A PoatilTe Fnct.
C A. Smiley & Co. have the fine trade of
this' city in gentlemen's hats. d
Handsome figured gauze de chambry in
black and beautiful light colorings, particu
larly for evening wear.
TTSSU HUOUS & HACKE.
A Posltlvo Fact.
C. A. Smiley & Co. have the fine trade of
this city in gentlemen's hats. D
The Blceest Hat Sals
On record. Men's fine stiff hats at $1 CO;
worth really $2 50. P. C. C. C,
Cor. Grant and Diamond sts.
Sale starts promptly at'8 o'clock this
Hats for Bis Heads
A specialty at C. A. Smiley & Co.'a. D
All the newest effects in French, Scotch
and American fancy flannels for tea gowns,
wrappers, etc; prices from 30c to $1 a yaid.
ttssu Huous & Hackle.
Htli for Big Head
A specialty at C. A. Smiley & Co.'s. D
TnCTTITA a Sitlteal romance by J'rof.
VlHSUVa.) Georg Eber,the famoutauthor
anrl 7SntntnInnit tnrtf bit ivmrnimwl in to.
I JJtVfJ VW WieiTAAWiH --
ALLEGHENY COUNCILS. ' ' -TOW AMrmmmnrnfts. ''''Wsj
Committee Meet and Transact KffBtlae
The Committee on Ordinances of Alle
gheny Councils met last night and ordered
printed ordinances regulating peddlars' and
vehicle licenses. A resolution granting the'
right of way over all streets and alleys to
the General Hospital ambulance was re
ferred to a sub-committee.
The Eoad Committee last night approved
bills to tbe amount of $1,278 34. Resolu
tions asking for new boardwalks were re
ierred to a sub-committee.
The Committee on the Fire Department
met and approved bills and pav roll to the
amount ot $7,000, and ordered Chief Jones
to enter into a contract with Alexander Mc
Clinton to convert an old pair of truck into
a wagon at fi. cost oi $111.
Tbe contract ior the erection of a new
boiler house at the Allegheny Poor Farm,
was yesterday awarded to B. C. Tannehill
HE WAS DUUliK.
James Lanlgan Admitted tho Theft and Re
turned tho Money.
A neat little arrest was effected by Ser
geat Thomas Harwenson, of the Twelfth
ward, yesterday. James Lanigan, rooming
on Smallman street with Thomas Jones, got
drunk and broke Jones' trunk open and ab
stracted $102 50. When Jones discovered
tbe theit he immediately notified the police.
The Sergeant went on the hunt. His sus
picions were aroused by the conduct of
Lanigan, and he arrested him. After Lan
igan was brought to the station he handed
over the, sum missing.
ANOTHER VICTIM DEAD.
Harry Connell, Who Wns Hurt at Brad
dock. Dies From Exhaustion.
Harry Connell, aged 2G years, one of the
men who was burned at the Braddock blast
furnaces last Thursday night week, died at
the Mercy Hospital at 1210 yesterday
morning. The doctor said his death was
caused by exhaustion occasioned by tbe in
juries received at the time. He was mar
ried but four months and four days, and re
sided at Braddock, where the body was sent
yesterday. The funeral will take place
Excnrslon No. 2;
To the Bell's Gap E. B, on Saturday, Octo
ber 12, 1889. Fare for round trip, Pittsburg,
$3. This train will leave Pittsburg at 8:10 A.
St., stopping at East Liberty, "Wilidnsburg,
Braddock and the principal stations east
thereof; taking dinner at Altoona, reaching
Bhododendron Park at 1 P. M., returning
leave Bhododendron Park at 5 p., si., stop
ping on the return at Altoona for supper,
reaching Pitlsburg at 9 p. it
Onr Men's Famishing Department Open Till
Drop in and see onr uneqnaled assortment
of merino, pnre wool, silk and wool. and all
silk underwear. "We have the best at $1 or at
$5 a garment. Jos, Hoene & Co.'s
Penn Avenue Stores.
Small Home to let Town and Country.
On Grant avenue, Allegheny, a few doors
above Bebecca street, For the low rent
there's no other house in the two cities which
can compare with it. It has 6 rooms, bath
room, finished attic, natural and light gas,
a nice back yard, etc., and accessible by
two lines of street cars and by a 15 minutes'
walk from Pittsburg postoffice. Inqnire at
Klebers' Music Store, 506 "Wood street.
C A. Smiley & Co.'s special Styles
in gentlemen's hats are a great success. Call
andsee them. C. A. Smiley & Co.,
D 28 Filth avenue.
The Terdlct Reached
After hearing the testimonv of all who use
it, is that Frauenheim & Vllsack's Pilsner
beef is the best made. Call for it. .Kept
by all dealers.
82. S3 tf nnd S3 Hots In All
The latest shapes at C. A. Smiley & Co.'s.
Babe bargains in diamonds, watches and
silverware at J. P. Steinmann's, 107 Fed
eral st, Allegheny. ttssu
Do You Want to Know
Where to find the best assortment of gentle
men's hats? Try C. A. Smiley & Co. D
The latest styles in teck and puff scarfs
at James H. Aiken & Co.'s, 100 Fifth ave.
Do Yoa Want to Know
Where to find the.best assortment of gentle
men's hats ? Try C. A. Smiley & Co. D
Angostura Bitters, the celebrated ap
petizer, of exquisite flavor is used all over
Do Ton Want to Know
Where to find the best assortment of gentle
men's hats ? Try C. A. Smiley es Co. D
fir itii PPf T f tell in Uymorrovf Dis
tiLAIVii UEiLLri patch how beauty
bathes, and also relates a little seaside drama.
BIBER I EA5TDN,
505 and 507 MARKET STREET,
, HIGH CLASS
FOE MEN, WOMEN AND CHILDREN.
We carry several lines that are of the
highest standard of excellence, equal in
every respect to tbe best English made
goods, perfect in shape and guaranteed
to give entire satisfaction.
Wo offer these goods at low figures.
Ladies', Misses' and Children's
CLOAKS AND SUITS.
Take Elevator for Cloak Booms.
.- CYV liRUrS-I11U1 VJC muurww
Flu ...,, nrncm nt" fPTTV HTAnAV
new iialajra raisins ana crapes. ramoM,
layer figs and French prunes, received by
jno. a: rensh aw & co..
OC5-75-WS Liberty and Inth sts.
CALIFORNIA FRUITS - EVAPORATED
peaches .and apricots, very choice: also
Golden data canned fruits, wholesale and re
tail, by JNO.A.RENSHAW4CO ,
Familv Grocers. J
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JDS. HDRNE i ETjm
PENN AVENUE STORES.-
TO THE PDBCHASINO PTJBUC.'?,
A fact yon must remember, namely; that tt.
is s mistake to delay in making your rnrnhMM
for fall and winter.
Because wa hava the vsry largest aad most
complete lines of new goods sow.
Because of cur very large trade oar i
bargain purchases sell oat very qalck.
Because our assortment of new seeds If tm" -nnequaled
in variety in all deMrtaats. Vf
Becanse you avoid the rush that always comes " "
later in the season. Becanse people waVkBeVli!
from experience say this is the best piaee'tsl
Five excellent reasons, aren't tbeyr -As
to our Fall and Winter Wraps and Jack,
ets for ladles and children, we might fill pages
of this paper with words .and wood cuts of the"
new and taking garments that make nptbis
Do you want a ood Wrap, short or 1obc,j
small or large size, plain or elaborate, light la
weight or heavy, for a few dollars or for has
dredsr Thjs is tho Cloak Department where
you find them. -
Awordaboat " i&
If yon expect to bay a Sealskin Jacket or Ceat
or Mantle this season we strongly urge Jfcot
you inspect onr stock of carefully selected sad
perfectly shaped and finished real Alaska Seal
goods now. T'
You can rely upon, these goods folly, aswec
sell only the best and onr prices are as tow as,
can be made on first-class goods. ' : -
We do a very Urge business la fine Fan of'
all kinds and have Seal garments made to.
order promptly and tn the best manner.
Latest styles in ready-to-wear Suits, for'
street and home wear.
SLarge stock of Tea Gowns and Wrappers la
the most fashionable materials.
Because we have been extremely busy in our &
Dress Goods Department don't think for
moment our stock of choice woolen dress
fabrics is in the least broken. Wo hare lots "of
new goods here to show you this weex. 80
then come In this week. For a special barcate , 3
in low priced dress goods see this lot. Silk? j3
and Wool Striped Suitings, all wool, 36 iacaes r
wide, at 35c yard. ' ?
More of those popular 50 inches wile, plaka?
and fancy AU-wool Suitings at 60c a yard.
Our stock of fine All-wool Cashmeres, Hen-
rietta Cloths and Drap d'Ete Suitings includes
the best values from bOo a yard up to superfine
qualities in all the new and fashionable color--
We claim confidently to nave the largest
stock of Black Dress Goods and Mourning p
wear fabrics, and our prices explain she popu
larity of this large department. f
Don't forget to call and examine our wonder. J
f nl Silk Departments, filled with all the newest '
kinds of best Silks in blacks and colors. We
have new arrival of Colored Gros Grain Silks
that we propose to sell quick, if the profit iai
small-0ca yard. 65c a yard,S5ca yard,& a
yard. Here Is a chance to save money.
The largest line of new patterns in Black
Brocade Silks and Satins ever shown in Pitts
burg. Plushes, 15-lnch.wide, at 35c and 4c a yard;
19-inch at 60c a yard; 24-inch at 75c and a
yard the best values you can find, and largest
assortment of colors.
Bargains In plain, colored and fancy Trim
ming Velvets. A full stock of. Black Velvets.
All the new shades In high grade Costume
Velvets that are so fashionable for full dress
New Table Linens in our special excellent
makes and at popular prices now in stock.
Housekeepers will enjoy looklngat our lovely
new patterns In Lace Curtains, in Nottingham,
Irish Point, Swiss Tambour, Vltrage and other
makes. Low prices rule. Also new effects in
Portieres and Heavy Curtains In Chenille and
Velour. All sizes in Table Covers. New-and
elegant stock of XTphoIsterlngs for draperies
and interior decorations. Designs and esU-s
mates furnished onappllcation. Work done by g
experienced men. y ft
Many other departments deserve mention
bnt cannot bo spoken of now. Come and see
onr store crowded with all that Is new and at
tractive. We would insist upon all visitors to the Ex
position to make it a point to visit onr im
mense establishment the oldest and largest
drygoods house In Western Pennsylvania,
They can depend upon courteous treatment
and prompt attention.
JOB. HDRNE' I CE'3?
PENN AVENUE STORESJ