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fall into the river?" He did not know who,
the man ni who gave utterance to the re
mark. Mr. "Wilson described how the boat
was lying at "Port Perry.
Cooley Did Xot Fall Off the lock.
It was in the lock and the passengers
stepped from the boat onto the gates ot the
lock. They then walked on it to the shore.
"Wilson thinks a person could have fallen
off the gate, as the footway was very
narrow. Captain Klein was recalled. He
said he had watched the passengers land
and had seen no one fall into the river.
Captain LudKeefer.of the tug hich towed
the boat, saw no one fall at the lock. He
said the boat entered the lock very smoothly
and there was no, jar sufficient to throw a
Harrv Kirkpatrick and John" Davis were
in an Allegheny hotel last Tuesday night.
Tncy there talked to a man who said lie
knew who had knocked Cooley overboard.
The fellowgave his name as S. J. Buchanan.
This name does not appear in the directory
and he could not be produced at ,the in
quest. John Dailev, one of the principals in the
fight, was a utness. He is a barber in
Manchester and an owner of dogs. He
knew nothing ot the death of Cooley. He
said that Ziruth had come to him before the,
excursion and he had agreed to furnish his
end of the performance.
Ziruth Denies lie Managed the Fight.
Gus Ziruth, of 1G Anderson street, Alle
gheny, was sworn and said: "I hired
the boat in a kind of a way. I do not
know who was the manager. I did not hire
the boat from Captain Klein. I did not
pay an installment on the price of the boat
I made the round trip. I was asleep when
we came through the lock at Port
Perry. I say positively that I
did " not hire the boat I do
not know who owned the dogs. I say
positively that I did not know there were
to be dog fights. A strancer gave me the
ticket to the excursion. The object of the
trip was like any other one to go up and
duirn the river. In no way directly or in
directly did 1 have anything to do with the
hiring of the boat I room at Mrs. Arn
old's, 10 Anderson street"
Then closed the testimony, and the jury
after a little consultation brought in a ver
dict that Cooley's death was due to vio
lence and drowning. It also says the boat
was hired for unlawful purposes, and it rec
ommended that the authorities of the two
cities should put a stop to such unlawful
Ziruth Arrested Tor Perjury.
The Coroner believed that Ziruth was
perjuring himself and "at once turned the
testimonv over to the District Attorney.
Information was made against him
for perjury by Coroner's Clerk Miller
before Alderman Gripp. The man
was arrested last night and committed to
jail for a hearing this moraine. The
Coroner knows the man's history well, and
will push him hard. It is known that
Ziruth was giving out tickets for the
excursion. They sold for $2 each, and
the number was limited to 200. They were
good for the voyage, admission to the pit
and liquid refreshments. The case now
passes out of the Coroner's hands, but he
will aid the District Attorney in catching
the suilty parties.
The dead man was a very respectable citi
zen of Allegheny. He was one of the head
rollers in the Carnegie mill at Thirty-third
street He was a man not in the habit of
visiting evil places.
The Humane Society Takes a Hand.
Agent Samuel O'Brien, of the Humane
Society, was at the hearing. He was a
close observer oi all that was done. For
several days he has been working on the
case and lias secured the names
of 67 persons who were at the
fight Informations have been made
against these men before Alderman Braun,
of Allegheny. To-day his constables will
commence making arrests. Mr. O'Brien
intends to push all the cases as iar as he
Many Clinrcli Goers Say Farewell to Kev.
Charles K. Locke The l'opular Minister
and Ilib Pretty Wife Reccite Many Pres
entsA Grand Reception.
If the Kev. Charles Edward Locko, of
the Smithfield M. E. Church, and Mrs.
Locke had any idea that they had a large
number of friends, that idea was
very substantially confirmed last
eening. It was the occasion
of a iarewell reception given to the popular
minister by his entire congregation and a
large number of their friends. Over 1,200
people assembled in the brown stone church,
where Dr. Locke has delivered many
eloquent sermons, and, amid bowers of roses
cud tropical plants, testified in many ways
their appre ciation of the clergyman's past
Under a waving palm at the lower end of
the chancel sat the reverend gentleman and
Mrs. Locke, one on either side ot their
pretty daughter Lucile, who was dressed
in the daintiest kind ot a white dresi Be
hind the trio stood Mr. Locke's parents
from East Liverpool, O. Prof. "Weeden
was master of ceremonies, and handled
all the arrangementis valiantly. He sang
during the evening "The Lost Chord,"
"Song of the Sea" and "1 Fear No Foe"
in splendid style. Several joung ladies
plaved the piano and a lew recited.
Hundreds of pretty girls elbowed their
way through the crowd to bid
poodby to Mr. and Mrs. Locke.
Both were overwhelmed with pres
ents from friends and church societies.
Mr. Locke will preach his farewell ser
mon to-morrow and on Monday will start
lor Portland, Ore., to take charge of the
TalorAenue M. E. Church in that city.
IIAK15ITY has luoro power than any Na
tional Chairman in oar history. See THE
ONLY A PW DAYS TO LIV2.
Hon. John Dalzell Sajs Mrs. Harrison's life
Ii Despaired 0&
Congressman John Dalzell arrived in the
city yesterday morning looking as bronzed
and healthy as any man could wish. His
'visit is one strictly of business and
much of his time will be devoted
to political work under direction
of the State Committee. To-night he will
open bis own Congressional campaign by
addressing a meeting in Metropolitan Half,
"West End. Next "Wednesday he will fol
low Governor McKinley at the big meeting
at "Washington, Pa. On the 4th inst he
opens the Presidental campaign in Indiana
county at a meeting expected to be one of
the largest ever held there.
Mr. Dalzell had not heard officially of
George Miller's withdrawal from the race
lor the revenue collectorship when seen
yesterday and did not know Mr. Miller was
a candidate for county controller.
"But nothing has been done at "Washing
ington on the collectorship question lor a
long time, because President Harrison has
been too much worried over his wife's ill
ness to be approached on any other question
unless of very great importance. Mr. Har
rison is a badly broken np man.
The illness of his wife has been a
severe blow to him. It is only a matter of
a few days until death will "relieve her
suffering. The President knows this, and
that is why she was brought from Loon
Lake to the White House. It is generally
known at Washington that Mrs. Harrison's
death is expected daily, and the President
has the sincere sympathy of all."
Sold Liquor to a Married Woman.
Magistrate Succop held Annie Bruner
and Andrew Grundon for court last night
on a charge of illegal liquor selling, on
oath of Benjamin Walters. It is alleged
that the defendants ran a speak-easy in the
Twenty-Ufth ward, and that Walters' wife
had been induced to be a frequent visitor to
the place. Both defendants were held in
51,000 bail, in default of which they ere
committed to jaiL
FOOD Is now condensed so a man can
cirr his living for a year in a dinner pail.
Bead Tim DISPATCH to-morrow.
A FIGHT FORJEWELS;
Two Burglars Attempt to Bob
a House of $10,000 in
MBS. DAYIS SHOWS NERYE.
She Assists Her Husband to Capture
Two Desperate Thieves.
HEBREW FESTIVAL INTERRUPTED.
Both Men Carried Chloroform to Aid Ihem
in Their Wort
0XE OP THEM BAS A VERY BAD REC0ED
George Grogan, a notorious burglar and
all-around crook, and a smooth-looking
yonng man, gentelly dressed
and giving the name of D. Jor
dan, were arrested last evening while
making preliminary arrangements for a big
haul. Their intended victim was Barney
Davis, the traveling jeweler, who livesmt
124 Washington street In the safe, which
stands in the dining room of the house, was
$10,000 worth of diamonds and watches, the
booty which the thieves were after.
The thieves had been found in the house
of Mrs. Pink, No. 100 Washington street, a
short time previous, but were chased away
before they could lay hands on anything.
Davis and his wife had been to church and
returned about 8 o'clock. Supper was
readv when they arrived home. After the
meal the family sat down in the kitchen
and talked together for a time.
Found Visitors in the Hall.
At about 8:45 o'clock Davis arose and
went out in the hallway. The gas was not
lighted. Friday is the Sabbath of the or
thodox Hebrews, to whose faith Davis be
longs, and no fires or lights save that of one
candle are burned during the night
After looking about for a few minutes he
returned to the kitchen and sat there for
awhile. The family includes four children
and Davis' mother.
The children were tired and asked their
mother to put them to bed. While Mrs.
Davis was upstairs her husband again went
in the hallway to close the front door. On
opening the inside door, back of which
there is a screen, he found a young man
standing on the steps. The fellow was
dressed very neatly, and seemed about to
rap on the inside door. He was too farcin
to pull the bell, and the fact made Davis
suspicions for a moment only.
The Unwelcome "Visitor Was Insistent.
When asked what he wanted the young
man replied that he was looking for Morris
Samuels, whom he thought lived at that
number. On being informed that no such
person had ever lived at the house the man
expressed some surprise. Mr. Davis told
him that he knew a Morris Samuel'', who
lived on Chatham street, but the stranger
replied that it was not the same. He insisted
upon telling Davis that he thought the man
he was seeking lived or boarded in the
house, and more than half a dozen times he
had to be informed that no such person was
in the house or ever had been there.
He kept pushing Davis backward all the
while, until that gentleman's face was on a
level with the panel of the parlor door,
which is about nine feet from the lront
entrance. Suddenly the light from the
Sabbath candle, which burned on the dining
room table, shone for an instant on the hall
wall reflecting the face of a man who
crouched at the entrance to the parlor.
A Fight With Two Burglars.
Davis instantly grabbed both men by the
coat collars, and they closed with him.
Davis is a powerfully built man, about 5
feet 10 inches tall. He let one of the fel
lows go for a moment and with a heavy
blow knocked him at his feet He repeated
the dose to the other and then called
his wife. The man Arho had
been in the parlor was George Grogan and
he was the first to attempt to rise. He put
his hand in his back pocket as it to draw a
revolver, when Davis struck again, this
time to render the burglar insensible for a
short time. He warned both men that he
would kill either one of them if they at
tempted to move:
Jordan pleaded to be let go swearing
that he was only looking for his friend.
Davis told him that he didn't understand
why they entered his house, and if they
could satisfactorily explain their presence
to an officer he would be willing to let them
Mrs. Davis Displays Courage.
Davis wife arrived on the scene in a
little while, followed by the children and
old Mrs. Davis. The young woman crabbed
one of the fellows whom her husband was
holding on the floor, and displayed admira
ble nerve in telling him that he should re
main where he nas until the police were
notified. Considerable uproar, created by
the prisoners, brought a number of the
neighbors to the house. A couple of
the men kept the burglars under watch
while Mrs. Davis and one ot the children
went after Officer Elmore. The latter
placed both men under arrest
After being taken to the station a small
bottie of chloroform was found on the par
lor floor. At the station house two more
bottles of the same drug were found on Gro
gan's person and one on Jordan's. Beside
this a revolver was taken irom Grogan.
They Wcro Discovered Too Soon.
The intention of the burglars was to get
at the safe in the dining room. They must
have known that Friday was Sabbath at
the Davis home and that the family went
early to bed. Had they not been discov
ered so soon they could have gone to work
on the safe within half an hour.
Grogan is an old offender, who lately
served three years in the Western Peni
tentiary for robbing the saloon of Phillip
Tress, on Grant street, under the most daring
circumstances after effecting an entrance
through the skylight by means of a ladder.
He gave his address at the Eleventh ward
station as the xwentn ward. Jordan de
scribed himself as a clerk, living at 276
Shady lane. Both men will be given a
Not So Many Dogs Doomed.
The number of dogs caught and taken to
the pound up to date is 2,078; the num
ber drowned is 1,088: the number redeemed
398. -The money received for redeemed dogs
is $188, and the total amount received lor
licenses is $5,751. This falls considerably
below that of last vear.
All Quiet at tho Elba.
Nothing new developed at the Elba yes
terday. Manager Ererson reported that he
was well satisfied at the way things were
moving and said new men were coming in
all the time. The strikers claim that no
good work is being turned out and are still
confident of success.
Another Furnace to Bo Blown.
The Isabella Furnace Company, of
Sharpsburg, will start up another furnace
next week. The plant consists of three
blast furnaces, two of which have been idle
all summer on account of the strikes. This
will employ an additional ISO men and boys.
Dn. B. M. IIanita. Eye, ear, nose an
throat dlsoases exclusively. Office, 720 Penn
trcet, l'ittsburg, Pa. bsu
WAR ON SPEAK-EASIES.
Eighty-Seven Informations Made In One
Day Five Hundred Warrants likely to
Bo Issued Many Arrests Made Already
Aiding the 1'ollco to Suppress the Evil.
District Attorney Burleigh has joined
hands with the police to down the speak
easy proprietors, and, judging from yester
day's developments, illegal liquor selling in
this city will be dangerous and expensive
hereafter. Under the District Attorney's or
ders, County Detective Beltzhoover yester
day entered informations against 87 diflerent
persons for selling without license and on
Sunday. Three were arrested. It is stated
that COO warrants will be issued before the
officials let up.
The plan adopted is to enter suit against
every person "who has been convicted
before the various police magistrates of the
city during the past four months
for illegal liquor selling. The evi
dence then produced will he presented
to the grand jury in each case and indict
ments for court trial secured. Against
many of those heretofore fined additional
suits will be entered, as it is claimed they
have never ceacd to sell, notwithstanding
the prosecutions of the police.
The warrants are in the bands of the
police all over the city. A large number of
arrests are expected to-day. Those arrested
yesterday were John Schultz, of Liberty
and Twenty-fifth streets; John Harkins, of
Jones avenue; Mary O'Neill, of Mulberry
alley. Mrs. O'Neill was formerly on Jones
avenue, but lately she has been located
on Mulberry alley.
THESE IS HO C0NTE0VE3Y.
County Treasurer Bell and Controller Mor
row Havo an Understanding.
Controller Morrow denies that there is
any controversy batween himself -and
County Treasurer Bell over the latter's com
mission on the city's share of liquor license
fees. The Controller states that Treasurer
Bell first raised the question of his right to
a commission. City Attorney Moreland,
when appealed to was doubtful about it, but
Allegheny's attorney, George Elphinstone,
decided the Treasurer was entitled to a com
mission. In order to have the point settled
in court Controller Morrow arranged with
Mr. Bell that he is to deduct his commission
from the liquor license receipts. Then the
Controller is to go into court and ask for a
rule on the County Treasurer to show cause
why he should withhold any of the money.
The liquor license fees" due the city
amount to $297,000 and the County Treas
urer's commission, if allowed, would
amount to a little over $1,000.
PKEPAEING FOE THE CELEBRATION.
A Committee or CO on Colnmbus Day Ar
rangements Appointed To-Day.
Mayors Gourley and Kennedy will meet
this morning to appojnt a committee of CO
on the Columbus Day celebration, October
21. The committee will represent the Col
umbus Club, the Turners and other German
societies, a number of Italian organizations
in the county, as well as other civic and
A meeting was held yesterday in the
Mayor's office. H. C lileodel appeared,
with six others, representing the German
societies, and said they would be prepared
to bear their share of the expense of the
celebration. As soon as the committee of
SO is organized the arrangement of the de
tails will be commenced. It is probable a
parade will be a feature of the day.
PELL OFF BRIDGES.
John Carlln Dropped 70 Feet Striking on
His Head, but Will Bccover.
John Carlin fell off the Panhandle bridge
at Tcmperanceville yesterday, dropping
about 70 feet and alighting on his head. He
was taken to the Homeopathic Hospital.
Hiscraninm was slightly fractured, and
when he recovered consciousness he asked
for a chew of tobacco. Carlin will recover.
William Wise fell off the new Sixth
street bridge. His left leg was broken and
he was otherwise badly hurt
James Powell, a painter, aged 70 years,
fell from a scaffold while working on Main
street and broke two ribs. On account of
his age it is thought he will not recover.
TRIED TO ESCAPE.
A Central Station Prisoner Gets Away From
tho Building, hat Is Becaptnred.
While Sergeant Metz was serving his
dinner, Edward Talbert, the lank, tall,
young man irom Frankfort, Ind., who was
arrested in this city on his way to Wash
ington the previous night by Detective
Robinson, took advantage of the open door
to escape from Central station yesterday.
The outside door happened to be ofen for
the instant and Talbert bounded out to
Cherry alley. Sergeant Gray pursued and
fired a shot at Talbert Two firemen from
No. 3 engine company caught the fugitive
before he got two blocks away and he was
returned. The young man will be taken
back to Indiana to-day.
ELBA WOMEN IK TROUBLE.
Alderman Gripp Reserves Ills Decision in
the hult of Mrs. Cook.
Mrs. Elizabeth Kent, Mrs. Johanna
Duick and Mrs. Catherine Joyce were given
a hearing before Alderman Gripp yesterday
afternoon on a charge of disorderly conduct
made by Mrs. M. Cook, wife of the manager
of the Elba Iron Works. The defendants
are all wives of men on a strike at the Elba
works. Mrs. Cook alleges that she cannot
go out into her yard or onto the street but
the defendants follow her, throwing things
at her. The defendants denied that they
had done anything wrong, and Alderman
Gripp reserved his decision until Mondav.
CABLE letters a special feature of THE
DISPATCH every Sunday.
THEY BODE THROUGH PIRE,
The Passengers on the Fifth Avenue Cable
Have a Peculiar Experience.
The natural gas main running alongside
the Fifth avenue cable tube sprung a leak
at the corner of Boston street last night
In some manner the escaping gas took fire
and blazed to a height of a couple of feet
for about 30 feet along the slot It was at
first feared the road would have to suspend,
but fortunately it proved unnecessary.
Narrow Escape From Wreck.
One of the drivers on the locomotive
hauling the Atlantic express broke west of
Columbus early yesterday morning. The
engike left the track, but fortunately was
stopped before the train was wrecked. The
passengers were badly frightened. Through
trains were delayed several hours.
Bight Way to Do It
Ell wood City, Pa., is building a 57,000
brick and stone school house and putting
down between three and four miles ot sewer
and water pipe. Not bad for so young a
THE SUNDAY DISPATCH
Should be handed in at the
East Liberty Branch Office
Not later than 8 30 o'clock Saturday
evening. And at the
ALLEGHENY BRANCH OFFICE
Before 8 50 p. m.
Otherwise they will be too lato to
The Euling of a Westmoreland Court
Is the Foundation for
CARNEGIE. OFFICIALS' ARREST.
Prominent Criminal Lawyers Engaged ij
CDIEF M'fiROOH IS DISCHARGED
The charge of aggravated riot and con
spiracy against H. C Prick and the other
Camegie officials was liberally discussed by
the Pittsburg lawyers yesterday. The in-
, formations, which were sworn to by Bur
gess jMcuucKie, were oasea on a ubcisiuu
rendered nearly ten years ago by James A.
Logan, who at the time was Presi
dent Judge of the "Westmoreland
County Courts. He was trying a case of
aggravated riot against Armstrong and
others. Armstrong was the owner of a coke
works. During a labor dispute he em
ployed Italian workmen. While endeavor
ing to put the non-union men to work a riot
occurred and two men were killed. Jndge
Logan, in charging the jury, instructed
that the owner of the works who had ar
ranged to put the non-union men to work
was a party to the killing, and the jury so
found. The judgment was sustained. Upon
that decision the suits against the Carnegie
officials were instituted.
Prominent Lawyers Employed.
Major E. A. Montooth and Thomas M.
Marshall have been retained to assist
Messrs. Brcnnen and Cox in the defense of
the Homestead millmen charged with mur
der, aggravated riot aud conspiracy.
Messrs. Argo and Erwin, the Western law
yers, who tendered their services to the de
fendants, will be present during the trials,
and will give all the aid in their power. It
is not likely, however, that they will figure
conspicuously in any of the cases.
Already 49 arrestB have been made. In
the conspiracy case the following against
whom indictments have been returned have
been arrested: Hugh O'Donnell, Thomas
H. Baynes, Elmer E. Bail, "William
Bayard, T. "W. Brown, Thomas J. Craw
ford, George Champeno, Jack Clifford,
Oscar Colfiesh, "William McConegley, John
Dierken, Patrick Pagan, "W. H. Gatches,
David Lynch, John Murray, John Mc
Luckie, Hugh Ross, "William T. Roberts,
George Eyland, George "W. Sarver, Punk
McAllister, William Oeffner, Oden Shoe
maker, Peter Moran, "William H. "Williams.
Those indicted, but who have not been ar
rested, follow: Isaao Byers, Isaac Critch
low, Miller Colgan, John Coyle, Dennis
Cucb, Michael Cummings, "William Combs,
Matthew Harris, Reid Kennedy, John Mil
ler, O. S. Seawright, M. H. Thompson,
Martin Murray, D. H. Shannon, Mc
Laughlin, Dennis O'Donnell, John Alonzo
Prior, P. J. Bourke, Richard Scott, Newton
Sharpe, John Sullivan, Taylor, George
"Wolley or "Wilkinson, Joseph Ward, Lewis
Lewis, Mike Kaughten, Patrick Hays.
In the Blot Cases.
On the charge of riot, in which indict
ments have also been found, the following
have been arrested: Hugh O'Donnell, T.
W. Brown, Thomas H. Bayne, Mark E.
Baldwin, Thomas J. Crawford, John
Dierken, John Edwards, John Pitzsim
mons, W. H. Gatches, James H. Hall,
George W. Laugblin, Paddy McCoal and
Those who have not been arrested on the
charge ot riot are: Isaac Bvers,Harry Buck,
Michael Cush, Prank Clark, Isaao Cr itch
low, John Cochran, John Daly, James
Dunn, Thomas Godfrey, TJ. S. Grant Hess,
Hennesv, Reid Kennedy, Thomas
Kelly, H. H. Layman, Robert G. Layman,
Jack'Lazear, David Maddigan, Owen Mur
phy, John McGovern, William McLuckie.
The above informations were made on Au
gust 27, 1892.
On the informations for riot made
July 27, 1892, the following have been ar
rested: Peter Allen, Sr., Charles L. At
wood, Elmer E. Bail, Harry Bickerton,
William Blakely. Edward Burke, James
Close, Jack Clifford, Thomas Connelley,
Sylvester Critchlow, Matthew Foy, David
Inchico, John McLuckie, Peter Nan, Hugh
Ross, B. Thomas, H. Troutman,' Oliver C.
Coon, Charles W. Mansfield.
The names of those charged with riot in
the informations made July 27 and who
have not yet been arrested, follow: James
Akers, Thomas Antes, O. P. Antes, Jack
Bridges, Samuel Burkett, Robert Dalton,
George Deboit, P. Dunstan, Anthony
Plaherty, James Plannegan, Evan Jones,
E. (X McVav, John Murray, Captain San
derson, and W. Edward Williams.
In the case of T. J. Conners, who was
murdered, the following have been arrested:
Hugh O'Donnell, John McLuckie, Hugh
Ross, Peter Allen, Sr., Jack Clifford,
Matthew Foy, James Close.
Some or the Missing.
The following charged with complicity
in the killing of Conners have not yet been
arrested: Sylvester Critchlow, Anthony
Flaherty, Samuel Burkett, James Planne
gan, Edward McVay, Charles Martz, Cap
tain Sanderson, George Debold.
Por the killing of J. W. Kline the fol
lowing have been arrested: Jacob Stinner,
Edward Burke, Hugh O'Donnell, Jack
Clifford, Martin Poy.
Those charged with the killing of Kline
and not yet arrested are Hugh Ross, Will
For the killing of Silas Wayne, who was
one of the locked out men, but who was al
leged to have been killed by his compan
ions in the general .firing, the following
have been arrested: John Close, Peter
Allen, Sr., Jack Clifford, Matthew Foy,
John McLuckie,Hugh O'Donnell and Hugh
Boss. Tnose charged with the killing of
Wayne who have not been arrested are
Charles Martz, George Debold, Captain
Sanderson, Edward McVay, Sylvester
Critchlow, Anthony Flaherty, Samuel
Burkett, James Plannegan.
A YEEY QUIET PHIS0HEB,
Hugh O'Donnell Beslgned, and Displaying
His Usual Neatness In Dregs.
Hugh O'Donnell's life in the County Jail
is, of the ordinary rontine character. His
fare is that of every other prisoner, and he
has resigned himself to every one of
Warden McAleese's rules without a mur
mur.' He is usually cheerful and very
pleasant with the keepers and has not of
fered a complaint since the hour of his in
carceration. One of the marked character
istics of his prison life is the extreme neat
ness which he exercises in his dress.
Mrs. O'Donnell is a constant visitor to
the big building, bot it is only on regular
visiting days that she is permitted to see
her husband. She called at the jail yester
day and had a short interview with him.
As is usually the case on Visiting occasions
she brought no edibles with her, nor did
she shed as many tears as Bhe generally did
before. O'Donnell has displayed consider
able anxiety for the text of Judge Porter's
decision, and expected hourly to hear of
his release yesterday.
NO CHANGE IB SUPERINTENDENTS.
The Carnegie Company Satisfied With Mr.
Potter's Management at Homestead.
Secretary Lovejoy. of the Carnegie Steel
Company, said yesterday that the report
that Mr. Frick was dissatisfied with the
way in which the Homestead mill was being
operated was untrue. "As to changing
Superintendents," continued Mr. Love
joy, "there is no .truth whatever in
the rumor. Mr. Kennedy is in a position
now where he is receiving three times as
much as he could get superintending any
mill. Mr. Kennedy does- a .great deal of
work for us in the way of superintending
the erection ot our plants, but this is as far
as his connection with the company goes.
Superintendent Potter's work is entirely
satisfactory to us."
THE TROOPS WILL REGAIN.
General Wiley Urges That the Military Be
Kept at Homestead A False Beport
Excites Many Comments cKlcf Mc
Broom Discharged More Desertions
From the Mill.
General Wiley came to Pittsburg early
yesterday morning to meet Adjutant Gen
eral Greenland, and confer as to the final
disposition of the Sixteenth Regiment now
on duty at Homestead. Tho reported early
withdrawal ot all the troops caused a deal
of comment among the locked-out mill
workers. It was intended to have relieved
the military this week, but the developments
of the past few days had caused the officers
to' take a more serious view of the situa
tion. General Wiley advised the retaining
of the troops at Homestead till the present
difficulty is settled. It was decided to keep
them there for an indefinite period.
General Wiley was seen after his return
to Homestead last evening and said: "I
still consider the situation to be of so
serious a nature as not to warrant the with
drawal of the troops. They will nave to
remain here as long as deemed necessary,
no difference how long that may be.
Non-Union Men Want Protection.
"It is very evident that the non-union
men feel the need of the protection afforded
by the troops, and should they be with
drawn at present, I feel sure many would
leave the mills. The only change that will
be made is in the brigade headquarters,
which will probably be made next week.
After this week I expect to spend about
hall of my time at Homestead. Yes, if the
Sheriff would secure enough of the right
kind of men he could keep the peace here
and we would not be needed, but I doubt
whether the deputies could be secured."
Last evening a report was started that the
troops had been ordered home. This
caused great rejoicing among the strike's.
A crowd of women collected on the, street,
and were giving vent to their feelings by a
general rejoicing. One man standing near
by when lie heard the report exclaimed:
"I am glad of it. Now, I will have a
chance to even up." When it was learned
that the report was false, the rejoicing
stopped on short order.
Chief of Police McBroom Discharged.
William McBroom. Chief of the Coal and
Iron Police, was discharged yesterday. For
several weeks past it has been rumored that
the company was contemplating this move.
It is also reported that he is suspected of
having given f he tip to the strikers that the
coal mine, two miles above Munhall sta
tion, was to be searched for the Pinkerton
rifles, thus allowing them to be removed.
When the mine was raided nothing was
found except a cap, identified as belonging
to Captain Cooper, who commanded the
Pinkertons on the ill-fated barges, and a
life-preserver. It was evident that the
rifles had been removed only a few hours
Thirty-four non-union men are said to
have deserted yesterday, four of whom were
melters. One of these, James Connell, had
been engaged by a Carnegie agent as soon as
landing in this country a short time ago, as
he was an experienced steelworker. He
said the open hearth departments were in
bad condition, and that good work could
not be done there at present. He gave this
as the reason why he left the mills.
A crowd of about 209 strikers assembled
at Munhall station for some reason un
known, and for a time trouble was narrowly
averted. After much work the deputies
succeeded in dispersing the crowd without
anv arrests being made.
Fred Primr, one of the Pinkertons ac
cused of aggravated riot and conspiracy in
connection with the Carnegie officials, went
before Alderman King yesterday and signed
Ins bail bond for trial at court. "The Amal
gamated Association will hold another mass
meeting in the Homestead rink to-day at 2
CALLED TO EXPLAIN.
County Commissioners Mercer and Boyle
Summoned Before the Grand Jury.
County Commissioner Mercer was called
before the grand jury yesterday to explain
his interview printed in yesterday's Dis
patch alleging that the jury had leaked
on the testimony in the Homestead
riot and murder cases. Mr. Mercer
was placed under oath. He
said the information cf the alleged leak had
been supplied him by his associate, County
Commissioner Boyle. Mr. Boyle was then
called before the jury. He too was put
upon his oath. He admitted having talked
to Mr. Mercer on the subject, and said that
he had told his associate that a member of
the grand jury had told him that the testi
mony developed (in the Homestead cases
was very strong, and clearly warranted the
true bills returned. Mr. Boyle alio gave to
the jury the name of the grand juryman
who had talked on the subject.
Stillhunts Aid Democrats.
L. E. Holden, editor of the Cleveland
Plain Dealer, went East last evening. He is
a very rabid Democrat, but he is not sure
that Ohio will go for Cleveland this fall.
The question is, what will the Farmers'
Alliance do since both of the leading par
ties have repudiated free silver? He says
there is a large number of free silver men
in the State. Up to date the campaign in
Ohio has been very quiet. He added that a
stillhunt always helped the Democrats,
while the Republicans gained in enthusi
SPORTS, amateur and professional, a spe
cialty of THE DISPATCH on Sunday.
BEAUTITUI. BEYOND COMPARE.
The Pianos at KlebersG06 Wood Street.
The musical instruments Just received
and on exhibition at H. Kleber & Bro.'s
music warerooms. No. 505 Wood street, are
objects of dellsht aud admiration. In the
presence of these master works of Stein
way's, Conover's and Ouera pianos, as well
as the Vocation church organs, all other
makes must take a back seat, and this is the
reason why the bulk of tho piano and organ
trade is done by tile Kleber Bros., for peo
ple know that no sharp tricks aro ever
played at Klebers' and that they can buy a
ptnno for upward of $30 lower than at any
other mnsfc store.
W. A. Hoeveler Storago
Will contract to clean houses for private
families, offices, stores, churches, etc They
do moving In co ered vans or wagons, re
lieving the customer of all annoyance, and
trouble. Watch for Hoeveler'amovinc vans.
Men or women, who are expert packers of
silver, glass, china, wearing apparel, furni
ture, bric-a-brac, etc, furnlslied by tho
Separate rooms for tho storago of house
hold effects. All kinds of household goods
sold at public or private sale. Telephone 09.
EXCURSION TO NEWABK?, N. J.,
To tho German Catholic Convention of
Tno B. ft O. It. K. will soil excursion tick
ets on September ii, 25 and20,good to ro turn
until October 3, at half rate.
liberal Salary for Clothing Salesmen.
"Wanted Clothing salesmen with first
class expeiiencc Permanent position.
Salary from $20 to $25 per week, according to
ability. Address liionncr Bros., Buffalo,
Wiijnr coins to Canton. O., stop at the
Barnett House; strictly flrit-class; refltted
and refurnished tlironghont. Elegant
ample rooms. Kates. $2 00 and $2 50.
Yon will never bo rioh unless you save.
The People's Savings Bank, 81 Fourth
avenue, receives deposits of $1 and upward.
Mes's kid gloves. The most perfect fitting
and finest quality in the mat ket at James
IL Aiken & Lo.'s, 100 Fifth avenue.
See our perfect fitting kid gloves.
Jakes 11. Aixxir & Co., 100 Fifth avenue.
HOUSE LETTER BOIES
For the Bapid Collection and Deliv
' ery of Mail Matter to Be
IKTBODUCED INTO PITTSBUBG.
Awaiting the Result of an Experimental
Test in EL Louis.
APPLICATIONS CCM1NG Iff EAPIDLT
Fittsbnrg people are not slow to adopt
improvements. The order of Postmaster
General Wanamaker deputizing postmast
ers in cities to pnt up house letter boxes for
the collection and delivery of mail is well
received here. Hundreds of people living
in the suburban districts have written
to Postmaster McKean for information.
Mr. McKean has applied to Mr. "Wana
makerfor instructions, and he expects to
hear from him soon. The Postmaster Gen
eral has been very busy lately, and the de
partment is waiting to hear further from
St. Louis, where the system is being tested.
Postmaster Harlow, of that city, reports
that the plan was tried under the most un
favorable circumstances, but he is more
than pleased with the results. Mr. McKean
wants to know about the size of the boxe's
and their cost, so that he can answer all
qnestions correctly. Statements coming
from "Washington fix the price of the boxes
at 51, which the people pay, but the post
master is not sure of it. As soon as he
hears from the Postmaster General.Mr. Mc
Kean will get some of the boxes and have
them put on exhibition.
May Be Made Ornamental.
They are made out of cast iron and the
indications are that they won't cost more
than 51 apiece. People who use them,
however, are privileged to decorate them
as they please. A small dial on the box
will show whether there is any mail in it
or not. This will be a big saving of time
to carriers, who won't have to stop to open
them unless there are letters deposited.
Business men are not expected to use
them to any great extent. All the large
office buildings in the city are provided
with mail chutes, and it is not any more
tronble to put a letter in them than to place
it in a box. Besides most offices have letter
pouches on their doors, but any business
man who wants a letter box on his door post
can have it by paying for it
"The system," said Mr. McKean, "is in
tended for the accommodation of people
who receive mail at their homes. I judge
from the letters I am receiving that the
boxes will be adopted extensively in the
suburban districts. From what I under
stand, two-thirds of the householders on a
given route must signify their desire to
have the mail boxes. Thev can be put in
the halls or on the doorposts. The plan
will undoubtedly save lots of time for
Saving tho Carriers Time.
"The dials on the boxes will show
whether any mail has been deposited or
not At present carriers are compelled to
ring door bells and wait for an answer, or
stoop down and push letters under the door.
This consnmes time. Often the housewife
is not at home, or the servant is in the
third story making the beds. A woman
may be kneading bread, and she is sure to
stop and wash her bands before she goes to
the door. Meanwhile the carrier is wait
ing and being delayed. The letter boxes
will avoid all this trouble, and be a great
convenience to the carriers and the people,
especially the ladies. A place is provided
in the' boxes for newspapers."
Inspector Dickson could see no reason
why the boxes would not be adopted by the
average man in Pittsbnrg. He hasn't seen
any oi them used in his territory. The ad
vantages will be great in tenement districts.
Mr. Dickson added that people are peculiar.
He has seen cases where tenants refused to
put numbers on their doors when postoffice
officials had notified them that mail would
not be delivered unless this was done. He
expects that the poor pe'onle will not buy
the boxes, hut there are thousands who are
willing to pay more than SI for them.
Second-IIand Pianos Cheap S30 and Up.
Mellor & Hoene.
In snlendid condition; good for prac
tice. Will exchange for new instruments
later on at f nil value. Here is a chance
U yon want a bargain. Cash or payments.
Mzllok & llOENE, Founded 1831,
Warerooms, 77 Fifth avenue.
BIBER & EASTON.
For Women, Misses and Children.
All the new weaves, including the
latest ideas as to colorings and com
bination. Solid wear for school and street in
almost endless variety, at 25c to 50c,
in double width, rich wool fabrics.
FRENCH and BRITISH DRESS
GOODS at 50c, 60c, 75c, $1. These
embrace Homespuns, Diagonals, En
glish Suitings, Storm Serges, Chev
SILK AND VELVET DENHTUEIT
Replete with choicest fabrics and
colorings of our own importation.
Matelase, Moire, Ombre, Swivel,
Crystals, Reps, Twills, Armure, Pop
lins, Soleils, Crepons, Henriettas,
Silk Warps, etc., in blue, black and
jet. These are in wide,all-wool, rich
fabrics, and range at 50c, 65c, 75c,
$1 and np.
BIBER & EASTON,
605 AND 507 MAEKEI STL '
N. B. Our Trimming Room is
now an exposition of the season's
fashion in Dress Trimmings, But
J. K ERWIN MILLER & CO.,
Ko. 513 Smithfield Strcot,
- -r -v -. . "
The Leading PIttsbnyjr. Pa.,
Dry Goods House. Saturday, Sept. 21,"1S93.
JOS, H01E & COS
PENN AVE. STORES.
Biaffitz Style, ,
A pair; are four buttons; red
tans, grays, browns.
In best makes, including all the
desirable shades and popular '
lengths, are here and without a
doubt comprising one of the
most complete Glove Depart
ments in this country.
Complete stocks, ready, in
Including Perrin's, Dent's and
other well-known makes.
More arrivals of
On sale to-day; 50 cents and
upwards to superfine novelties;
our own direct importatioa
JOS. HOBNE & CO.,
We will place on sale Monday
morning, September 19, 10,000 pairs
of Lace Curtains at
They are all fine, new goods, and at
the prices we have put on them 60c
to 1 4 a pair are the greatest bargains
ever offered to the people of Western
Pennsylvania. We have them in any
quantity, 10 to 50 pairs of a pattern.
627 AND 629 PENN AVE.
FIXE. STATION ERY.
W. V. DERMITT & CO.,
Engravers, Printers, Stationers,
Law Blank Publishers,
107 Grant street and S3 SIxtU avenue. ,
IffS KID &L0TES,