Search America's historic newspapers pages from - or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities external link and the Library of Congress. Learn more
title: 'Pittsburg dispatch. (Pittsburg [Pa.]) 1880-1923, December 17, 1892, Page 6, Image 6',
meta: 'News about Chronicling America - RSS Feed',
Image provided by: Penn State University Libraries; University Park, PA
All ways to connect
Inspector General |
External Link Disclaimer |
- rfT'C? . V v
. 'A ii." iAUJi..'WLi 3i, S-.jf-j- ,-?
" '-, i"
DISPATCH, SATURDAY, DECEMBER
" C"K t -.. " ' - , n --- - tv -; 't""r '- -"." j b '
' irt ' ?
IN THE JURY'S HANDS.
Waiting for tbo Verdict in the Solon
SPEECHES MADE III THE COUNSEL.
Judge Jlagle's Chanre Is FavoraMe to
llnndorf and Fall.
TIIE JUKOKS WANT ALL THE EVIDENCE
Hie Solon case went to the jury yesterday
afternoon at 3:30 o'clock, and the verdict
will not be known nntil this morning at
9:30. The whole of yesterday was taken np
with the addresses of counsel and charge of
Mr. Patterson spoke first, devotimj nearly
liis entire speech to the history of the or
der. He taid Godfrey was the man who
had built up the organization, spending a
great deal of bis time and money, and that
now he stands charged with crimes against
it. It was JIundorf who first reported the
apparent shortage to Ball, and the latter
took steps to I.ave the charges investigated.
Yet they all stand charged with conspiring
to ruin the order they worked so hard to
maintain. Mr. Patterson said the prose
cutor had participated in the paying of
warrants over the counter, a thing he had
complained so much about The speaker
urged that the defendants should be acquit
ted and the costs put on the prosecutor,
whom he saia had falsely brought the
Mr. Kobb followed, saying that the whole
case is a persecution. "What has bothered
rue," said he, "is where is JJeatty wnere
is the man who accused Godfrey ot being
14.000 short? AVhere Is the man who
seems to be behind the case? He is the
man who kept the books where the alleged
shortage was found.
Not Called to Testify.
"He was not put on the stand to explain
this matter, but he was cleverly suppresed
in this case. We hare shown that at the
time Godfrey was charged with being 1,353
eliort, he was really 540 long and I ask that
the defendants be acauitted."
Mr. Porter then began his address which
was not finished until the afternoon
cession. Ho said: "We have shown vou
that between September 25 and October 23,
Godfrev drpoited to the credit of Solons
over 512,000 more than was received bv the
order from all sources. He raised this to
cover his shortage. He had used the funds
o! the order, and to cover this shortage he
cot monev from some source aud deposited
it, but that still left him $1,300 short and
how was that made up Godfrey
vas suspended October 3, but he
kept the kevs ot the cash drawer.
Of this amount SS00 was Godfrey's
check on his private account. I believe
John SI. Ball was the tool of God rey and
Mundorf. Why didn't Godfrey show the
experts who examined his books this money
lie claimed to have in the cash drawer? Be
cause it wasn't there. AH this talk about
there beinz H.000 or 55,000 in the drawer
is nonsense, and you or I don't believe
Judge Slagie then charged the jury. His
address was considered a very lair and im
partial one so lar as Godfrey is concerned,
but he verv plainly indicate! that he did
rot think Mundorf or Ball should be con
victed. He ciled the law bearing on em
b'zzlement and conspiracy, and reviewed
the evidence in the present case.
Godfrej's Dnty to tlio Experts.
In speakinc of the 56,000 in warrants that
ere said to have been drawn alter Septem
ber 25, Judge Slale thought this could not
affect the condition of the treasury prior to
that date, and should not be so considered.
He said Godfrev should have shown the ex
perts whatever money he had on hand and
assisted them in any way possible to arrive
st a correct audit, and tiis failure to do so
might be reasonable grounds for bringing
When the jurv retired thev asked for all
the checks and warrants in the case, to
gether with the report ot the experts and
the bank book. There was a disposition at
first not to let these go to the jury room, but
thev were finally given to the jury.
The Court waited until after 4 o'clock,
but there was no indication that a verdict
would be arrired at last night, when an ad
journment was taken until this morning.
H4D TO BE SHOT.
.A Horse Catches Hi Foot in a Cable Slot
and Breaks Its Leg.
Yesterday morning J. J. Klein was driv
ing along Fifth avenue. At Hois street
and Fifth avenue his horse caught its toot
in the slot of the traction road and was
thrown down, breaking its leg.
Superintendent Val Fisher, of the Anti
Cruelty Society, happened along just at
that time. He ordered Klein to have the
animal shot Constable "Brown shot the
beast and put it out of its misery. The
street cars were delayed about half an hour.
l'H2fO, 8175. MA'0.
S175 Upright rianos S175.
A lmnd'ome new 7J4 octave npright piano
or beautiful desicn, fine tone, splendid finish.
Jl"aaiit touch, full lion frame, fully war
runted for six years, worth $250. for $175.
covei and stool inclndcd. A special barsaln
during tlio hoUdnjs. Call soon at music
eioro of J. Jf. HorrMAKS & Co.,
537 Smithfleld street,
Acents for the celebrated Sohmer pianos
(bet now made), the superb Bush & Gerts
(Chldso's faiorite), also the magnificent
fchubcrt pianos anu Newman Bros.' organs.
Stoie open evenings until Christmas.
Get your tea, coffrp, baking powder and
snlcesat the stores or The Great Atlantic and
I'.iciflc Tea Company. Satisfaction gunran
tred. Beautiful souvenir durlns Christmas
celv, entitled, "Good Morning." To be had
stall oui stores.
THE rEOrU?3 STOKE, FIFTH AV.
We Commence to Keep Open To-Night
Tho crowds ot Christmas shoppers de
m.ind fiat we keep open evenlnes. Com
Silencing to-nfght we shall keeD open every
evening until Christmas.
Campbell & Dice.
Hamilton Holiday .Sale
And Muiic Hoxeg.
Fine Sw hsmnslc boxes, with popular
American and operatic airs. Ko such
election in the city to choose from,
plitytni; from 2 to 24 tunes, at, prices
ranging rrom 50c to $200. Any one of
them win make a valuable Christmas
present. Beautiful to look at, sweet to
listen to and make a lasting lm
prri-yion on the recipient.. Go into
Hamilton's, 91 and 33 Filth avenue, ex
uuiiue ind hear them.
What are you going to buy? Ton don't
Vnow. Then come to us for hints.
e. E. r. Roberts & Soks,
Fifth avenue and Market street.
noVrbeina hurry buving your holiday
-presents till arteryou see Henry Terheyden'a
luasnlflcent display superb, rich, grand
intuit bo seen tjo be appreciated.
Lamp, Bronzes. Bric-a-brac.
Diamonds set and Jewelry made to order.
530 Smithfleld street
Uuilug Christmas week, as usnal, we will
Vi eon teach purchaser or tea, coffee, baking
)iwder and spices w itli a beautiful panel
entitled as above. Don't fall to get one. To
ho hud at all tbestoresof The Great Atlantic
End Pacific Tea Co.,
34 Filth avenue,
1703 Carbon street,
4314 liutler street,
CIS Finn avenue. East End,
20:8 Fenn avenue,
12S Fifth avenue, McEeesport,
lis federal street, Allegheny.
JtKAL ESTATE SWINGS BsVNK, Ltlt,
01 Smlthflnld Street, Co. Fourth Avenue.
Capital. $100,000. Snrpfus, $81,000.
Deposits of $1 nna upward received and
interest allowed at 1 per Cent. to
I.Aoirs suffering from nervous ntaictlons find
quick rUierin Fakker'sGivoeii Tonic.
FAUkEc's JUUi Balsam aid the lialr growth,
During Christmas week, as usual, wo will
presenteach purchaser of tea, coffee, baking
powder and spices with a beautiful panel
entitled as above. Don't fail toget one. To
be had at all the stores of Tho Great Atlantic
and Pacific Tea Co.,
31 Fifth avenue,
1703 Carson street,
4314 Butler street,
6127 Fenn avenue, East End,
1618 Fenn avenue,
123 Fifth avenne, McKeesport,
126 Federal street, Allegheny.
THE FEOMVTCS STORE, FIFTH AT.
Entire Store Open This Evening
And every evenlnc until Christmas. If you
can't come in the daytime come, at nlcht.
Campbell & Dick.
The Greatest of Them All.
Kanfmanns' have many department, and
in every one they excel competition. But in
none as marked as in clothing. Here they
stand bead and shoulders above all other
dealers. Take Eaufmanns' immense cloth
ing department (second floor), for instance.
It is by far the largest in tow n, covering a
space of 126x200 leet, and it contains more
clothing than can be seon at the two next
largest clothing houses in town pat together.
Going Abroad for Health.
Hiss Sarah P. Ford, daughter of Presi
dent Ford, of Select Councils, will leave on
January 3 for an extended trip through
Italy, Egypt, France and other foreign
countries. The young lady will be accom
panied by an uncle and an aunt. They all
go abroad for their health.
BAD SKIN DISEASE
Sores on Face and Head From Infancy.
Hair Scanty, Fall of Dandruff.
Specialists No Benefit.
Tried Cntlcnra. No More Sores. Hair
Thick, Complexion Clear. Entirely
Cored In 10 Weeks.
From mv Infancy up to a few weeks apo, I have
been troubled with a skin disease which canted
scores to constantly break oat on my race and the
top of my head. My hair was very scanty, and
constantly tilled with dandruff. I have been treated
by eminent specialists on skin diseases, also tried
afl the different remedies advertised, all to no pur
pose. At last I tried Cbticcra. Cuticuba Soaf.
and CUTIcnuA Kksolvist. The result, after ten
weeks treatment, was wonderful, I am entirely
cured. No more tores on mv head or face, no more
dandruff In mv hair, complexion clear, scalp clean
and hair thick. Wonderful! What can 1 do to
exprcsi my gratitude to the CnricUBA RisMEDiEsr
GEORQK B. DAVIb.
136X W. 15th St., .Sew York, N. T.
Two of my boys were seriously affected with
eczema, so that It was Intolerable to bear. I had
tried all remedies' -by physicians, who failed to re
lieve us, but lu one month from the time I began
using Ooticdh A HEMZDIXg, we were all well. One
of my boys had It about five months. 1 would
recommend them to all persons so afflicted.
CALEB ABKE. Vienna, Warren Co., N. J.
Five Dollars Will Bay How Mnch Fur
niture? Not much in quantity, bat In quality ana
variety a limit can hardly be reached this
time or year. Schoekeck A box,
711 Liberty, opp. Wood.
during Christmas week at all the stores of
The Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Com
pany. An Acre of Clothing at Kaufmanns'.
Only one flight up, gentlemen, and you be
hold the world's lanrest clotbine floor. It's
a sbiht that'll nearly take your breath
Mestal exhaustion or brain fatigue
Fromptly cured by Bromo-Seltzer 10c
Silk umbrellas for Christmas presents at
James 11. Aiken & Ca's, 1C0 Fifth avenue.
Onk Dozen Bottles of
M srxMalt Extract
Cask of ALE,
It exalts the energies, stimulates the
nutritive powers, improves the appetite
and aids digestion. It can be used .for
man, woman or child.
Matchless as a tonic in convalescence.
Purchasers are warned ajainst imposi
tion and disappointment. Insist upon the
Genuine," which must have the sirauure d
"JOHANNHOFF" on tne neck label.
The new Blood Furlfler. internally (to cleanse
the blood of all impurities and poisonous ele
ments), and Cuticdka, the great Skin Cure, and
Cuticuba bOAr, an exquisite Skin Beautlfler, ex
ternally (to clear the skin and scalp, and restore the
hair), nave cured thousands of cases where the
shedding or scales measured a quart dally, the skin
cracked, bleeding, burning, and itching almost
beyond endurance, hair lifeless or all gone, suffer
ing terrible. What other remedies have made such
Sold everywhere. Price. CrmcrraA, soe: soap,
SSe: Kesolvikt. II. Prepared br the pottbb
1)BI7Q ANDClIEMlCJlL Cobfobatiox, Boston, Mass.
-S-"How to Cure SUn nisewoi." 4 pages, 50
illustrations, and testimonials, mailed free.
IPLKS, blackheads, red. rough, chapped, and
oily skin cured by Cdticuea Soap.
IT STOPS THE PAIN.
Back ache, kidney pains, weakness,
rheumatism, and muscular pains re
lieved In one mlnnte hr the Cntl
cnra Antl-Palu Piaster, 25c.
r& y -i h
J"HANNH0fT. I ,;
"tee extr&W n
-f For the Holidays.
OUR success In handling and selling
California Wines has far exceeded,
our expectations. Wo purchase
these Wines direct from the original
producers, coming from tho most favored
sections of tbe crape crowing districts of
the State. For table usa or tbe sick room
they aro unexcelled.
FULL QUATtTS, 00c EACH,
Or $5.00 PEE DOZEN.
49-0raers by mall shipped promptly.
NEW ADVERTISEMENTS, t
Old Export, '8!,
IT would be Impossible to proouro finer or
better Wimbles than we hero quote.
We take pride In callins attention to
our OLD EXPORT. It Is an old-fashioned,
well aged Wblky.
QUARTS, $1.00, OR SIX FOR $5.00.
For Family, Medicinal or Social Use it has
43-MAIL ORDERS SOLICITED.-
Our Drug- Department ts full and complete, embracing many
novelties for the Holidays in Perfumeries and Toilet Articles.
JOS. FLEMING & SON,
Wholesale and Retail Druggists, 412 Market St, Cor. Diamond-
conaicirr uy 1, jj-
We are opening out a trrnnd stock of op
tical goods for Christmas. The reliability
of our (roods 1b well known far and wide, as
Is our reputation for fair dealing. If you,
want an opera Rlas to make a Christmas
present of, or anything else in our line, come
to our place. Yon can't be suited as well
elsewhere. CHESSMAN OPTICAL CO..
Federal street. Allegheny. dell-8J-ws
Our 5c paper is the best
Our 7c paper is the finest
Our ioc paper is good enough for
the' best of parlors.
Send for samples of these papers,
sent free to any address.
G. G. O'BRIEN'S
MINT ARO WALL PAPER STORE.
315 Fifth Avenue,
Four Squares From Court House.
NEW YORK DENTISTS.
li'Hll BHW rvtim..Clrth onH Tlh..f. at.
f"H-KnV.V WAUS.., kJ.A.U 4111. UlUU.kJ DLA
Teeth extracted 25o
i Gas or vitalized air fiOc
I Silver fillings 75o
iGold fillings $100up
Best set teeth $8 00
Every one warranted.
Painless extracting a specialty. de3-xws
If .. fffirl in fK- Jjjj
Tbe Largest and Finest Assortment
Ever Seen in This City.
Sold at Extremely Low Prices.
J. DIAMOND, Si
A fandsome souvenir given to everv nur
r?iS4 iiiiTOrtru si
IVe can for $5 ell you a
solid gold Spectacle, oi-a
solid gold Ee Glass with
chain, or a finely carved
Lorgnette, or a handsome
peari upera uiass, or a
good, reliable Magic Lan
tern, or a fine Telescope,
or a powerful Microscope,
or a polished wood Graph.
oscoDe. oi a prolessional
or a comnlete set ol Draw.
and numerous other artl-
Can You Take a Tumble?
Goods are being advertised at certain
prices, but when the public go to get the
articles they are told "we are just out" We
don't advertise what we can't do.
Cannot be sold by other jewelers'. Look out
for imitations that they tell you are 'tjusttbe
same," or 'Just as good." Thev are war
ranted by special guarantee. They take the
place of genuine diamonds. They cannot be
detected.' All set in solid it-old.
STUDS, $2.50 UP.
EARDROPS. $4.50 UP.
EINGri, $3.25 UP.
LACE PINS. $4.00 UP.
SCARF PINS, $2.75 UP.
Send for Illustrated Cataloguo Free.
B. E. AR0NS, Jeweler,
66 FIFTH AVENUE. 0
41m Fifth Areoc Jf Lr Itt
Wm Ptttsbnrg. yap7 AffrJilt fSm
See this evening's papers for some
special offers for to-night.
81, 83,85, 87 and 89 Fifth Ave.
Ours is a regular Christmas Exposition of articles useful and ornamen
tal.' The art centers of Europe and this country contribute to the superb
showing of Holiday Goods.
AT ROSEN BAUM&'CO.'S
All the latest novelties are here nothing is missing in our magnificent
collection. Come this week and make your selection, while there is stilJ
ample variety. Look over the following suggestive list:
Silver Boxes, Hardwood Boxes.
Albums, Toilet Bottles,
Lamp Shades, Painted Plaques.
Jewelry, Pin Trays.
Writing Tablets, Papeterie.
Children's Picture Books.
Glove Boxes, Handkerchiefs.
Jewel Cases, Shopping Bags.
Pin Cushions, Sofa Pillows.
Lace Curtains, Table Covers.
Embroidered Linen Goods.
Fine Cups and Saucers.
Mirrors, Picture Frames.
HUNDREDS OF HANDKERCHIEFS.
Yes, thousands and thousands of them and all at a price you can'tbuy
them elsewhere. Nothing more convenient or inexpensive to give, nothing
more acceptable to the recipient.
Silk Bmbroidered Handkerchiefs
from 15c to Ji. 00.
Silk Initial Handkerchiefs from 25c
Large Silk Neck Handkerchiefs in
Ladies' best Swiss Embroidered hand
kerchiefs, with finest initials, 50c.
Gents' Hemstitched Handkerchiefs
ioc to 50c.
2,000 dozen Ladies' Embroidered
Handkerchiefs, 10c, i2jc 15c,
18c, 25c, 37c, 50c, and up to $2.
Gents' Initial .Handkerchiefs, 1214c
Gents' Initial Handkerchiefs in fancy
boxes, from $1.25 to $2.75.
Ladies' Initial Handkerchiefs in
fancy boxes, $1, 1.25 and $1.50.
GLOVES I GLOVES I GLOVES!
Kid Gloves, Foster hooks, 89c $1,
S1.25, $1.50 and $1.75.
Kid Gloves, 4 buttons, 75c, Si,
J1.25 and $1.50.
Suede Gloves, fine quality, $1, $1. 50
20-button Cream Gloves, $2. a pair.
Illinnn 1 If. Take a
way from $1 to S15 each,
Fine Cashmere Gauntlets, 35 c, worth
Gents' Kid Gloves, Si. 00, Si.soand
Misses' Kid Gloves, 75 c and 95 c.
Boys' Kid Pique and Fur Top
Gloves of every size.
look at our umbrel!as before buying
elsewhere. 500 styles to select from all the
Without question ours is the biggest and best
Umbrella display ever seen in Pittsburg. Come and see if our claim is ex
aggerated. Initials engraved free on Umbrellas from '2.00 upward.
XAH our Cloaks, Jackets and Fur Capes marked down to half
price and less. Buy now and here if you want bargains unprecedented.
MKKKfg v Sfct fljK 3 fr-n 55 '1
510,512,514, 516,518 MARKET ST.
THIS BEHTIFOL FLUSH C0M8ISATIDN
Cpllar and Cuff Box,
Will be given gratis to-day
with every Man's Suit or
To Bars ail Girls.
No, we won't tell here
what the grand presents are
with which we will surprise
our little friends to-day, for
then it would not be a sur
prise,, but they're the hand
somest novelties ever dis
tributed. One goes gratis
with every Boy's Suit or'
Overcoat Or Girl's Cloak or
THE GREAT STORE
In Holiday Garb,
AN IMPOSING SIGHT.
THE FIRST FLOOR
MILES OF FOLIAGE.
Sizes 14 to
For choice from
435 Misses' Beav
er, Kersey aid
Scotch Cloth ' Jackets, in
Reefer, Russian, Franklin
and fancy fur-trimmed styles,
very fine quality; half silk
lined; sizes 14 to 18: former
prices $9 and $10.
If) DO or c'ce frm
H H II about 3 Misses'
UiUU finest fur-trimm6d,
Triple Cape, Watteali, Rus
sian, Reefer and fancy
novelty Jackets; 30, 32 and
34 inches long; sizes 14 to
18; former prices, $15, $16
Cape or War
sizes 14 to 18;
$10 and $11.
For choice from
300 Misses' New
markets, made of
fine imported materials; Mil
itary Cape or Watteau back;
full sleeve; sizes 14 to 18;
former prices $13 and $15.
11 h fl 0 Fr choice from
4 Hn 22 Missesfin
I TiUU estimported
Newmarkets, in fancy hood,
Watteau, Fur-Trimmed, Mil
itary and Triple Cape, styles;
sizes 14 to 18; former prices
$22 to $26.-
price $ 1 2.
For 20-inch Military
Electric Capes, with
Collar; former price
4)M.UU ten Capes;,
CfO P ft For Genuine Monkey
4)lv9.uU Capes, with Electric
Seal Collar; former price 30.
QP For 18-in. Genuine Mink
30J Capes; former price 48.
Ci( For Genuine Alaska Seal
4)4U Capes; former price 65.
Children's Fur Sets.
White and Black Spotted Fur Sets, C3e.
Silver Hare Fur Seti, 51 19.
Fine White Angora Sets, SI 98.
Elegant Water Mink Sets, 52 25.
Opossum and Baccoon Sets, 51 98.
Black Coney Men's. 49c.
Canadian Seal Muffs, 51 39; value 52.
will do it.
25 and 28
Go At and Below Cost
We don't want a single one left
All our beautiful $18, 20 and
22 Cashmere and Silk Gowns
Still handsomer ones, formerly
$3o and $35, GO AT $16-50.
Finest Silk Tea Gowns, plain or
fancy, were sold from $40 to 50,
A most sur
down ! We
For fine black
worth J 6.
CC CD or black and navy
3)0. DU Invisible Cheviot Reef
ers; neatly bound; worth $14.
fl "J fP For finest heavy Chev
4) .DO iot Reefers; Pearl But
tons; worth $1 5.
( I ft For fine Scotch Mixed Rus
3 1 U sian Coats; trimmed with
Persian trimming; worth J 23.
' C Ik i C For Cneviot' Reefers,
aJJ-.vD with black fur shawl
collars; worth tg.
C7 OS For black, navy and tan
4) U 0 Diagonal Reefers, with
flQ P For Astrakhan, Seal,
4)wrD Marten and Opossum
fur-trimmed Jackets; worth $20.
(ft For best Tailor-made Triple
tPI&i Cape Coats; worth $25.
REDUCED IN PROPORTION.
IBs cmk spirt
With Every GIRL'S CLOAK, a
beautiful and large Pictorial
" 4--lv'v i ' "' j "&23L
rigBEaBWIWMMBBMMBMWWMBj viWBnBEWjgBBMlMBgnBBBMBMBgBBHBBBCsSS" I" HMBg"-TffgCBWBBgI JWUWMJi Miwwiesi:BBiBHw
And Prompt Deliveries made of
all HOLIDAY GOODS; 25
Wagons in operation.
THIS MAGNIFICENT FILAEHEE SILVEH
' TOILET BOTTLE,
Will be given gratis to-day
with every Lady's Wrap,
Jacket or Cape.
ais m Denarii t
THIS SILVEB-MOMTEO, HUE LEITHEB
Will be given gratis with ev
ery pair of Ladies' Shoes, no
matter how low the price of
the shoes may be.