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"W97rr wwwrvFyy .-, am LAID TOTHELOTTERY How Young Harry Flaim Ex cuses His Embezzlement. IT FOOTS UP AT $35,297, let He Says He Was Induced to Begin Taking it Just for Luck. THEN HE SPECULATED IN STOCKS. A Bank Official Admits There Was a Little lottery Syndicate. THE OBJECT OP TO-DAI'S U. S. HEAEIKG The preliminary hearing in the embezzle ment case of the Marine National Bank against its bookkeeper, Harry H. Flann (not Flamm, as a good many have known and called him), trill be held before United States Commissioner JlcCandless, in the latter's office, at 2 o'clock this afternoon. The only object of the hearing is to try and get Flann out of jail on bail. The Commissioner will be asked to fix the amount of bail, and, if the yonng man's at torneys can find somebody to go on the bond, be will be released. Mr. HcCandless would not state yesterday what amount of bail would be required; but it will be suf ficient to satisfy the bank, in the event of Flann's non-appearance for trial. The latter event will not transpire until the third Monday in Octo ' ber, as the United States Court will not sit in this city before that time. The Court will sit at Erie in July, and at Scran ton in .September. To try the case at either or these places, would entail too much expense upon the prosecution, and it will lie over until October. If Flann Is cot released upon bail to-day, he will hare to stay in jail until October. It was learned yesterday that the linefcf defense to be offered by joung Flann is that the other employes of the bank, one of whom was his superior officer, really made him c into the lottery hazard by orcanizinj; a club in the bank. He also states, that another em ploye in the bank induced him to go into SOME STOCK TBANSACTIONS by which he lost thousands of dollars. His as sociate agreed to take his chances, and share half the losses in the event of his losing. The scheme was, it is "said, acreed to, and Flann lost. "When the time came to pay up, bis part ner, it is alleged, backed out of the agreement and left him to stand the brunt of it. This really caused his heaviest losses, it is claimed, and he had to draw on the bank to make them tip. The employe of the bank, when questioned yesterday about the charge, said that it was not true. A representative of The. Dispatch, after considerable trouhle,obtained an Interview with young Flann yesterday afternoon In iaiL He at first refused to talk, saying that he had been so advised by his attorneys. He afterward de cided, however, to give his side of the story, and said: "The newspapers have treated me very un justly and said everything that was bad abont me. I wonld not mind it so much if the stories were true, but they are not. At the present time it would do my side of the case no good to talk for publication, but I cannot restrain my self from answering the attacks of some people thronsh the newspapers. "In the Brst place, I would like to publicly deny that there is any woman in the case, and I did cot spend my nights away from home. Since I have been married I have been athome five nights of the week and I have cot spent a dollar in any of the illegitimate haunts since that time. 1 did not work for Joseph Home & Co- and consequently could not nave stolen anything from that firm. "My position at the bank was that of individ ual bookkeeper, and the assistant tellersbip was forced upon me. I entered the employ of the bank three years ago this fall, and had been there but a few months when I began to speculate One of my associates came to roe and asked me to join a lottery club that was being formed by a few of the bank employes. Wc "played' every month, and the employe I speak of is 'playing1 it yet. ALLEGED NECESSITY OP IT. "My salary at the bank was not very large, and the most of it I had to spend for the sup port of my mother. To get the money to meet the assessments of the club, I had to draw on the funds of the bank, which passed through my hands. The amounts were small at first, and I supposed that I would be able to make a winning and pay it back before the money wonld be missed. "After I had lost considerable money at the lottery scheme, another associate in the bank asked me to invest in some stocks, which, he claimed, were 'paying big.' I thought 1 conld reconp my lottery losses by this means: but, in stead of getting out, I got deeper in the mire every month. He said we would form a part nership and play' the stocks on shares. If I lost, he was to stand half of it: but, when the time came to 'put up1 ho was not there. "1 worked for Attorney Porte for two years, and in all that time there was never a word said about my honesty or my character. The hundreds of people who know me will not be lieve that 1 am as black as painted." Mr. Flann shows the wear and tear of his confinement, and, while speaking to the report er, his voice trembled with suppressed emo tion. Dozens of people have called to see him; hut. as they went out of curiosity, the jail offi cials have politely refnsed tbein admittance. The prisoner is a member of several secret so cieties, and a number of his brother members have called to see him, with a view ot helping him out. i In regard to Mr. Flann's insinuations against his late associates in the bank, the reporter ap proached Mr. George MacCrum, the teller, and interrogated him about the matter. Mr. Mac Crum oaia: 'The charges are without foundation, and there is nothing in them. It is true that some of the other employes did play lottery; hut not in the manner Flann states. There was a little syndicate here TO BUT LOTTEET TICKETS, but the employes never went into the business on an extensive scale. They put in 12 or S3 apiece every month; but the speculation did cot extend beyond this. The story about the stock speculation I know nothing whatever about, and do not take much stock in it. We have already, said too much about the matter in the newspapers, and had better await the bearing to-morrow. No; Mr. Flann was not forced in the assistant tellership of the bank." It was published yesterday that "William M. Granger, the general agent of the Guarantee Company of North America, had said that his company woula not pay the bond of 5,000 they cad guaranteed Flann for, on account of tho bank allowing him to handle money. Mr. Granger said yesterday: "We will certainly pay the bond, if we think we are'liable for tbo amount. So far we have cad no claim presented, cor any official notice from the bank that they want the money. We bonded him as a bookkeeper; out there will be no trouble about payment." James H. Porte, Esq., one of Flann's attor neys, said: "I am going to see Major Montooth, of the prosecution, and see what can be done in the way of a compromise. ' YEEY DIFFEBEXT YIEWS. "I think we will have the young man ontof jail to-morrow, and do not anticipate much trouble getting ball for him." Major Montooth, when seen, said: There will be no compromise, as far as I know. The case is now in the hands of the Government, whose officers have entire charge in the matter. The attorneys for the defense may ask tho bank for leniency: but I cannot see how tho case can be compromised. It is the duty of Flann's friends to turn over every dollar they can get of the money to the bank. Then they may ask for leniency." Tho exact amount of the defalcation, as dis covered by a thorough overhauling of the books, is $35,297. Flann has been in the em ploy of the bans: just exactly two years and tcren month. . The new United States District Attorney, Waltpr T-iTon. Kn 'will Ii.ra rharwA of th scase to-day. This will be his first prosecution tafaw -. f V v ' HfijU , . .- ..... .. - - - , . .- . . . (."iA.,t. -I'AUk V. .fc '..S.ioV -., 'SC'y-!. ..., .!. -X3.ft..-Z3j,,': , . . a. jM.sW.i. .,.-L '?-. xi -L-t .ft THE JOLLY BBEWEBS. They Had Their First Excursion Yesterday A Day of Great Plensure Chninpacne and Fun Flowed Freely. Tho members of the Allegheny County Brewers' Association and their families went on an excursion yesterday, which turned out to be a day of thorough pleasure and whole some enjoyment. It was the first time the brewers had an out ing and everybody was anxious to do bis ut most to make the affair a success. The brewers had two objects in giving the excursion, the first was to give vent to their feelings of satisfaction on account of the de feat ot the Constitutional amendment and the other to give their families an opportunity of becoming acquainted with each other. That the desired result was effected conld have been easily demonstrated by the manner in which the excursionists returned from their trip last night. The steamer Mayflower had been chartered for the occasion and at 9 o'clock yesterday morning the anchors of tho beautiful ship were lifted ana the trip commenced to go down the Ohio. Tbere were about 200 people aboard, the brewers, theia wives and their children,. Slowly tho party was carried along on the waves and the music of the Cathedral Band, which had been hired for the purpose, blended very har moniously with the feelings of the excur sionists and the low, rumbling sounds of the water's waves. The Mayflower went down the river as far as Davis Island dam.whero she turned and headed ktraight toward the Monongahela. The run was continued up as far as Monongahela City. By this time the tables were laid and the pleas ure seekers sat down to dinner. Captain Clark had taken special trouble in making the bill ot fare unusually temnting. and the guests seemed to appreciate his efforts in a befitting manner. Champagne bottles were untied one after an other, and as each cork flew up against the rr.ilinc the smiles and lauzhter of the merry brewers increased. Many a good old story was told and toasts wero given in honor ot the President of the Brewers' Association, on ac countof the defeat of the amendment and in honor of all the guests present. After dinner the boat took her homeward tack, and with singing and jubilating tho party got back to town. Captain Clark, of the Mayflower, said when the excursion returned to the Monongahela wharf, that in all his experience as a steamboat captain he had never accommodated a lot of people so jolly, so harmonious and so pleasant as the brewers of Allegheny county and their families. AT SAINT MAEI'S ACADEMY. The Tonus; Ladles Who Took First Honors nt the Commencement. The exhibition ball of the new Convent of Mercy, on Webster avenue, was packed to suf focation yesterday afternoon with representa tives of the best Catholic families in the two cities, gathered to witness the exercises of the annual commencement of St. Mary's Academy. The affair was under the charge of the Sisters, who were justly proud of the performances of the children. At the close of the exercises Father Murphy, President of the Holy Ghost College, paid a glowing tribute to the nuns wno taught the children and prepared them for their battle of life. The programme of exercises was made up of recitations, vocal and instrumental solos, dramatic performances and the distribution of the crowns, medals, etc. The following young ladies were presented with gold medals: For attendance Misses Kate McClafferty, S. Fenesy, E. McSteen, N. McGovern, Kittle Fox. Application to study Miss Mary Gillespie. Christian doctrine Misses Annie McBridc. A Larkin. Premium for painting Miss K. Mc Mahon. Music Misses Mary Keefe, A. Pit field, Hermes and Waggoner. Crowns for exemplary conduct were voted to Misses Kate McManon. Kate McClafferty, May Powers, Bertha Burns, May Glesenkamp aud Jennie Mink. THE SHADE SCALE. It Will bo Arranged at a Meeting to be Held To-.IIorrow. All the flint-glass factories will close next Saturday for the usual summer shutdown, and all the scales for the next are have been fixed except in the shade and prescription branches. A conference on the former will be held in New York City to-morrow, and President Smith, of the American Flint Glass Workers' Union, will attend. He does not anticipate any trouble and believes that a satisfactory scale will be arranged. The prescription scale will cot expire until fall, when a new one will be prepared. It may be the samo as the one now in force. The first annual reunion of the American Flints will be held at Bock Point on Saturday, and a large crowd is expected to be present. BAD BUSINESS. A Yonng Blood Arrested for Impersonating an Officer. John Thomas, a young gentleman who pur sues tho "even tenor otitis way" without performing any named duty but that of living in a mysterious manner, was arrested by Inspector McAleese at Fonrth avenue and Market street shortly before midnight, for impersonating an officer. He attempted, it is alleged, to arrest tw men in a honse on Second avenue, but they suspected that he was a pseudo policeman, and informed McAleese, who arrested him. His mother lives in the First ward, and is quite a respectable lady. The young man aresses THEY MADE UP. The Police Inspector Succeeds In Reuniting a Hnsband and Wife. The police succeeded yesterday in reuniting Mrs. Lawrence Steiggerwald and her husband, whom she had deserted in Reading, Pa., the day before, with the intention of going to her former home in Cincinnati. Mr. Steiggerwald arrived in the city yesterday morning and had a long conversation with his wife. The latter insisted on going on home, but with a little persuasion from Inspector Mc Aleese she was induced to return to Beading. KEW OMCERS ELECTED. American mechanics of Mount Washington Make a Change. William Penn Council No. 61, Jr., O. U. A. M., of Mount Washington, last night elected the lollowing officers: Councilor, Thomas G. Bond: Vice Csnnclror. F. M. McVay; Recording becretary, W. M. Kane; Assistant Recording becrctarr, Jacob battel; Financial Secretary, Sanford Htrullton; -Treasurer, Emll Becker: Warden, Albert Button; Con ductor, Andrew Hugbes; Inside Sentinel, David att: Outside Sentinel. Arthur bmltu. Trustee, Orln Sims; Eepresenutive to btate Council- I'eter K. banel. FIRST WARD TEACHERS EE-ELECTED. The Point S-cliooImnrms Wbo Will Tench Yonng Shooting Ideas. TJe Duqnesne School Board last night or ganized for the ensuing year by electing the following officers: President, Thomas Gaffey, Jr.; Secretary, J. J. Maloney; Treasurer.Joseph Fleming. The following teachers were re-elected: Prin cipal, J. B. Sullivan; teachers. Miss Virginia Hunter. Miss Mary Mullen and Miss Mary Cody; substitutes, Miss Bell and Miss Hannah Foley. GRIKER'S BODI RECOVERED. The Remains of tbc Smithfield Street Bridge Suicide Foaud. The body of Daniel Griner, wbo jumped from the Smithfield street bridge last Sunday, was found at Saw Mill Bun, at 12 o'clock yesterday. The remains were taken to the morgue, where they were identified. Griner bad a wife and family, and owned a valuable piece of property at Fair Haven where he lived. He had not been altogether right in his mind for quite a while. A Fainter Injured. Miller Reynolds, a painter, living at No. 55 Cedar avenue, Allegheny, fell off a ladder while at w ork at Glenfleld, on the Fort Wayne road, breaking bis leg and two ribs. Ho was brought to the city on a train and removed to his home in the patrol wagon. For Gunning a Spcnk-Ensy. Yesterday afternoon Susanna Hall entered suit before Alderman Scharier against Joseph and Jacob Workman for conducting a "speak easy" on the Brownsville road on the South side. v Mrs. nngan in Danger. Mm Mary Hagan. wbo was struck with a box last Sunday night, on Brady street, by a man earned McDonald, is lying in a critical condi tion, and ber physician has grave doubts as to her recovery. Is the sick room Piatt's Chlorides, the dorless disinfectant, it invaluable. -. y PLUMBERS SQUARED. The Knights of Solder and Wrench Deny a Soil Impeachment TtEGARDIHG CHEATS AND CHARGES Splendid Representatives of the Craft Speak for Their Brethren. NATURAL GAS A BAD THING FOR THEM This is practically plumbers week in Pittsburg, and the representation of the craft irom almost every State in the Union, in Lafayette Hall last evening, demon" strated the fact that they are "good peo ple;" an essential article and a power in the community in more ways than one. The delegates, sent ont here to confer with each other on subjects for their own benefit, and the subsequent better ment of the country at large, surely can set at rest the idle thrusts of public opinion as Charles H. Humbert, the afiainst themand their Local President. business, and more tightly bind the thread of union as an organi zation of their own. They are held up to ridi cule in the winter, even as the cold and chilly dispenser of ice has to suffer in the summer. The prejudicial public cry is: Our humanity thints few On this earth are ever due; Their home is closely class1 d with torrid summer. The bill that they send In Is unmitigated sin. Those merciless and avaricious plumbers. This very little subject was broaches to most of the prominent plumbers yesterday by a Dispatch man, and some treated it seriously, while others enjoyed it with jocular comment. THINGS TO BK PAID FOE. James Mulr, of New York, who is one of tho oldest plumbers, and conceded to be very rich, smiled as the reporter questioned him about it. "It is just like any good business; it takes time, labor and care, and we must have some remuneration for it," he said. "The people seem to think our business is child's play." "What city has tho largest plumbing in terests ana aoes tne must uusmes&f our. Mulr was asked. "Naturally one would say New York." A gentleman from Eimira, who wouldn't answer the reporter's questions, interrupted Mr. Mnlr by saying: George Sands, Our Plumbers' Secretary. "I think Chicago has the largest plumbing patronago in this country, judging from the number of people employed. One firm alone there has 300 men." "It that's the case," rejoined Mr. Mulr, ."it beats New York; no firm there has that many men." James Walker, of Eimira, said, in response to the "bill" question: "Yes, we all wear dia monds, but we have had to earn them." "Has the discovery of natural gas generally helped your business?" asked the reporter. "No; if anything it has been indirectly of detriment so far as elevating it is concerned. The employment of common, everyday laborers to put in pipes, because It is cheaper, is the reason for this." Charles G. York, of Baltimore, a very bright gentleman, said: "Plumbers' bills are the butt of the people, becanse they have not the right conception of our business. .Everything we touch or handle is money, in one sense: that is, piping material, labor and the care which, to successfully give satisfaction, takes time. A supposed small leak or any little matter in our business requires strictest attention, or a whole system of water pipes, gas or sewerage may be ruined. Maryland is the only State which has a sanitary law requiring every plumber to pass, an examination before dotug business. I don't know mnch abont your natnral gas. I admire it though for its simplicity in its piping and usage." HEIGHT MEN TTEEE THESE. Some of the most prominent men in their own cities were active in the convention, where bright arguments, witty repartee and some times spirited spats took place in order to en liven the occasion with three essentials for a conjugal gathering: business, wit and good feeling. The President of the National Association of Plumbers. John Tratnor, of Baltimore, re quested the session in a most parliamentary and dignified way, to come to order, assisted by Secretary Cory, of Baltimore. The Baltimore delegation presented the President with a new gavel as a mark of esteem. The principal part of the afternoon was taken up with the reading of credentials from the different representatives, which were re ceived irom 195 delegates. Some little trouble accompanied this, from the fact that a few who were there had not been mentioned. Especially did Missouri and the State of Kansas become engaged in an argu ment, all because Kansas City's committee and Kansas States's delegates were inadvertantly considered one body. An explanation was made and settlement effected readily; but ubiquitous Boston, represented by J. L. Doolin, with characteristic culture, sat down upon the motion ot Chicago, made by Mr. Young, that a committee on resolutions be ap pointed. The yeas and nays were so evebly di vided npor; the call of tho president for a vote of acclamation that "division" and count was requested, Boston won on this by a vote of 73 to 70. Major Foster, of Noriolk, Va the first Presi dent and one of the original organizers of the association, was present, and with bis com mandingpresence and Southerrf urbanity of manner lent a vast amount of dignity to the meeting. The Dispatch writer sat down and talked with him. He said, whet asked about the big bills of plumbers: "That's a mistake; we have to outlay more than we take in in nino cases out of ten. There are fewer plumbers growing rich than men of any other class of business. There is a strong disposition among the general association to have nothing but "day work" and pay ior the material as it is used in the contract. This is simply to satisfy popular clamor and to prove that we do not charge beyond reason." L. E. Goodman ana L. D. Cross were ap pointed auditors for the accounts of Treasurer and Secretary. he leaded to new" yoek. Edward Murphy, of New York, who is a very brilliant man and intelligent writer on sanitary subjects, entered into the spirit of the meeting occasionally. He said: "We are cow firmly organized and steadily growing in a systematic manner. I think New York has the greatest plumbing interests, on account of size. Your natnral gas here must be of benefit financially to the employers; bnt as far as onr distinctive business Is concerned, it does not enhance it. Most anybody can lay pipes. There are most intricate things in practical plumbing, cot taken into consideration by cvery-day people; therefore the enormous bins which we are, accused of charging is a one sided issue, held up by those who really receive a benefit from us." Letters of regret were read from people in almost every State, which consumed time, as also did the reports of committees in different sections on the pertinent subject of plumbing. Some of the richest men of the large cities, who are accredited with being "away up" in tho matter of money, cheerfully grasped the hardened band of the humbler members of tho organization who are here representing their respective places. They are all good, gay boys. Mr. Davlin, of Boston, was a very active man in the meeting. He said that be treated the little witty thrusts of the papers at the plumb ers with philosophical enjoyment ''coming, as I do, from the shadows of Harvard." SOME REAL BUSINESS. Aside from the airiness of a few Incidental remarks, good solid business was being trans acted. The report of tho Committee on Ap prenticeship was presented. It in substance treats upon the training of boys employed by plumbers to a degree of practical proficiency, frar nvhf-Ti fa attittioA lift Ko TiruanTiYaVvHtYi A certificate from tho National Association Ap-.l 1 rwl Iwww II y $ THE PITTSBURG DISPATCH, prenticeshlp Committee. Tho report was ac cepted. Charles H. Humbert, President of the City Committee, was energetically working in en deavors to make the visitors happy. He dis credited the statement that plumbers were all rich, due to overcharging their customers. Chicago, he thought, was. the best plumbing city. "Natural gas," he said, "has only in a measure benefited us, for the reason that an in ferior class of workmen has been given much work on account of cheapness. Plumbing is just like any other business, in this way: that you can get good work by paying Jor it. You can buy shoes for SI per pair, but they won't wear long." Other similar talks were given to the reporter; but limited space stops them. The plumbers, many of whom are accom panied by their wives, will remain until Friday, during which time a banquet, excursion and other pleasantries will be scattered among them, which win "solder the ties of friendship" with Pittsburg together tighter than at the preceding six conventions. INCLUDING CHINESE CHARITY. Another Day's Local Contributions for Johnstown's Belief. Treasurer of the Johnstown Relief Fund W. R. Thompson received $3,413 75 yesterday, making the grand total received up to date 5680,137 61. The contributions received yester day wero as follows: Employes of the Whltaker Iron Company, ot Wheeling. W. Va S117 8); students of the Union School, of East Aurora, N. Y., 118 37: miners of Rocky Bar, Idaho. 73: freight handlers or the Green street freight office. Buffilo. N. Y., ?12 23: citizens of Cadillac Mich.. ?209 75: citizens of Lockport. 111., S412 SO: O. E. Gleason, of Cam bridge. Pa., 15; citizens of 'iarentum. 1'a., 81,954 71; citizens of Mount.Carmel, 111 , fl!9 50; employes of Howe, 'llrown & Co. (additional), ?7G 55; citizens or Colcraln. O.. $14: Marshall, Tex., peril. L. Jennings. SS765: G. II. Hamilton, of Attica. O., S5; Lutheran Church, of German Hill, Fa. (additional). S3 60; Charles Jones. S3 25; Duquesne employes, 7; citizens of Chester, 1'a., $76: crew of the steamer Tom Dodsworth, $32 43; German Protestant church of Temperancevlllc, M0 20; John Moscr, 50c: Charles A. Culbortson, ?0: German Protestant Church of Eohlnson Town ship. W. Va. 820 07; Mrs. Jane Jfatterson, of Hoillday's Core, 10. The Chinese residents of this city raised a fnnd of $124, without any suggestions from any of their "Mclican" brothers, and a committee of three of them turned the amount over to Treasurer Thompson. Hereafter all orders for clothing will be filled promptly to properly authenticated Johnstown sufferers, who apply to the La'dies' Relief So ciety. They trust the reports which have been published concerning unwillingness to supply all sufferers with everything in the possession of tho Ladies' Society, will not seriouslyinjnre the cause of the sufferers. All will be gladly and promptly retleved on application. LIEUTENANT HARLOW'S WEDDING. Tho Cultivated Nnvnl Officer Tnkes a Prize From Allegheny. Te wedding of Lieutenant Charles H. Har row, of the United States Navy, to Miss Had assah R. Hamilton, of Allegheny, took place yu.irday afternoon in Emmanuel Church, cor nel of North and Allegheny avenues, Al legheny. Rev. J. C. Harlow, father of the groom, performed the ceremony. He was as sisted by Bishop Whitehead aud Bev. Marion Byllesby, pastor of tho church. After the ceremony a reception and supper wero enjoyed at the residence of the bride's parents on Western avenue. About 100 of the close friends of the fami.y were present. Among the number were Lieutenant Lansdales and Lieutenant Havuy, of the navy, both of whom were in full naval uniform, and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Dilwortb, Mr. and Mrs. McCandless, Joseph and Harry Brown, Mrs. R. Skelly. Miss Watson, Miss Parks, Miss Deene, Mr. and Mrs. R. P. Grey and family, Dr. and Mrs. Cooke, and Mr. and Mrs. John Chalfant and daughters. Tho bride was dressed in a wbito satin, trimmed with lace. The presents were many and handsome, consisting mainly in gold and silver. The Dnquesne Club caterer furnished the excellent snpper. Mr. and Mrs. Harlow left at 8 o'clock last night to visit New York and several other Eastern cities. They will reside in the future in Annapolis, Md, TWO HORGANZA BOYS. Leo Brown Arrested, Bnt His Companions Eludes the Officers. Officer Moore and Captain Dan Silvns had a merry chase for two suspicious characters yes terday afternoon. They were loitering around Fourth avenue and Duquesne way when Moore approached them and they immediately took to their heels. ' Lee Brown, a colored boy 19 yearsold, ran up ' an alley and was cornerod, while the white lad succeeded in escaping. The boys were after ward learned to be two of the 17 inmates of Morganza who quietly left the institution with out permission recently. . The name of the white boy could not be learned from Brown. Tho latter is awaiting the authorities from the reformatory at Cen tral station. ONE HONORED NEW HOUSES. They Will be Built nt Once in Wllmerdlog for Airbrake Makers. The East Pittsburg Improvement Company is making rapid arrangements to build the town of Wilmerding. As the Westinghouse Airbrake Company's Works are to be finished by October and the employes will have to live near the establishment; private honses are to be erected by that time. A contract for 100 houses was let yesterdav, and ground will be broken for the foundation by next Monday. All the honses will be of brick, and range from four to six rooms each. ANOTHER MORTUARY LIST. Consul Schnmberg Will Leave for Johns town Again To-Dny. Max Schamberg, the Austrian Consul, will leave for Johnstown to-day to take mortuary testimony of all people of foreign birth who lost their lives in the late flood. The Consul hopes to be able to get an accur ate list of all the foreigners, who, in his capact ity as Consul, come under his charge. 'His tes timony, he expects, will prove invaluable in settling questions about bequests, inheritances, etc WHY HE YELLED MURDER. Henry Jones' Hand Was Accidentally Pierced by a Bullet. A shot and a cry of murder about 950 o'clock last night on Beaver avenue, near the Short Line street car sheds in Manchester, caused considerable excitement forabout ten minutes. Upon investigation it was found that a pistol had accidentally been discharged, the bullet lodging in Henry Jones' hand. The wound was attended to by Dr. Lincoln. Two Kinds of Relief Contemplated. The Ladies of the G. A. K., in charge of the Johnstown relief headquarters in the old Uni versity building, opposite the Court House, on Diamond street, havo beautifully decorated their .rooms in that building for to-day's dinner and supper to raise funds for their worthy cause. Dinner will bo served from 11;30 a. ji. to 2 P. M., and supper at the usual hours. They hopetto feed enongh people, at a good, fair profit, to relieve many wholesome appe tites not only, but likewise to relieve many a deserving Johnstown sufferer. Thomas Wblttakcr Asaln. Thomas Wblttakcr, of Gattling Gun fame, is the defendant in a suit before Alderman Doughty tor renting a honse for gambling pur poses. The prosecutor is Charles Tritt, and he alleges that Whittaker rented a place at 2S1 Beaver avenue, Allegheny, to gamblers. There will bo a hearing to-day. Is It Attributnblo to Election? Not one arrest had been made by the Alle gheny police up to 11 otclock last night. The Sollco report that the arrests since tbo election aye been surprisingly small in comparison to the number before June 18. Threw Mud on Her. Yesterday Margurete Conley, of Brownstown, entered sull'?gainst Johanna Short for throw ing mud on her and desroying a number of flower pots and their contents. PERSONAL FAIiAGEAPHS. Mr. A Kornbltii bas returned from Wash incton and the East. GEonon A Lasheil and W. M. Laird left last evening for a week's fishing at Burt Lake. Mich. a M. Felton, First Vice-President of the New York, Lake Erie and Western railroad, aud one or thd keenest rail way men in America, is in the city. -.Rev. JonN A Mulligan, Chaplain of the Colored Masonic Grand Lodgetif Pennsylva cla,and wbo was formerly an Allegheny pastor, bnt now bails from Bedford, is in the city at tending the Grand Lodge sessions. BEECHAM'sPilla cure bilious and nervous'ills Peaks' Soap secures a beautiful complexion WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26, THECONTEACTISLET Allegheny's. Aquatic Conservatory Will Be Built at Once. HENRY PHIPPS, JE'S. GIFT. The Builders Say It Will Be the Terr Finest in the Country. ALL THE AERANGEMENTS COMPLETE The contract for the building of the aquatic conservatory in the Allegheny Parks, donated by Henry Phipps, Jr., was let last night and work on it will be com menced this week. It will be the finest in the land, and before the bleak, chilly winds of November begin to blow the residents of this section will have an opportunity of. seeing what they never saw before. "When the Allegheny Park Committee accepted Mr. Phipps' gift the other day tho matter was left in the hands of Superintendent Hamilton, John Walker and O. P. Scaife as a committeo to make the arrangements and let the contract. Accompanying the offer was a check for a large sum of money, and if it docs not cover the amount needed more will be forthcoming. Mr. Walker is absent from the city, but bis colleagues on the committee sent letters and plans to the only two large horticultural build ers in the country and received their bids for the work. They are Lord & Burnham and Thomas W. Weathered, of New York. Tho former had the contract and constructed the greenhouses presented by Mr. Phipps that are now in tho parks. INVITED TO EXECUTE IT. The latter, however, put in a better bid, and were requested by the commission to visit Al legheny at once and sign a contract. A repre sentative of the company, Mr. Charles Weath ered, responded to the call and the contract was signed last evening. This firm will begin work at once on tho aquatic conservatory. After the usual formalities of signing a con tract had been gone through with Superintend ent Hamilton was seen by a Dispatch repre sentative. He said: "AH the arrangements have been completed and work will be com menced at once. We will build the foundation and have everything in readiness for the super structure by September L The company that is to do tho work will begin work immediately and will have the conservatory ready by No vember 1. We have signed the contract, that is Mr. Scaife and myself, Mr. Walker being absent m Colorado, and have been assured that thero will be no delay in the construction of the conservatory. From the plans furnished by the company that is to do the work I can say that it will be, without a doubt, the finest in the United States." ONLY TWO OtHEES LIKE IT. Mr. Weathered, who was present at the time, said: "There are only two fine aquatic con servatories in the country and about a dozen small ones. The largest are those owned by the late Governor Samuel J.Tilden at his home at Graystone, and William S. Kimball, ot Rochester, N. Y. The Tilden conservatory is probably more ornamental, but that of Mr. Kimball is better arranged. The one we pro pose to build for Allegheny will be the finest in the country. Tbero will be double as much glass used in this as in any other that we have ever built." Mr. Phipps, the donor, was not present when the conference was held and the contract signed, as he had left the entire matter in the hands of tbe commission he had appointed. He left last night with his family for tbe Thou sand Islands, where he will remain during tbe summer months. Upon his return be will likely find tbe citizens of the Northside enjoy ing tho result of bis generous gift. REPUBLICAN RULES. Gist of What tho Sub-Commlttco Will To Day Submit for Guidance. The sub-committee of the committee on tbe drafting of rules for the government of the Republican party of this county has not yet completed its work, but it is. said about all. there is to do is to fix the cumber of conven' tions to be held. The report is said to be sub stantially as appended: A delegate from each election district to county conventions nominating for Judicial and county offices, and to district conventions to nominate Congressmen and State legislators: eachdclegate at a county or district convention to cast the vote given by his district for Republican candidates ior electors at the preceding Tresldental election; delegates to .National aud state conventions to be elected trui same as candidates for Congress and State Legislature are nominated; one mdmber of the County Committee from each election district, to be elected annually by the Republican voters of the district, present members to hold this year, and vacancies to be filled the present year to be appointed by a com mittee of nine of the present committee, each Legislative district being represented in the com mittee: tho chairman, first vice chairman and secretary, or a majority Of them, to appoint tem porary chairmen of conventions; In rases of lines of election districts being changed after a l'resl dental election, these oincers to reapportion the Republican vote cast for Presidental electors to tbe district divided, provided it exceed not In the aggregate the Republican vote cast by such ward, boroueh or township at the preceding Jfrcsldental election, and after an election has been held the Republican vote cast to be taken as the basis of reapportionment; no candidate to be nominated, or delegate to National or State convention except by a majority of the Republican vote cast in convention in accord with the rule providing for casting the Republican vote of elec tion districts in conventions: the old rules relating to the holding of primary elections, swearing of election boards and organization of conventions are restored; 25 members to make a quorum of the County Committee; proposed changes of rules must be submitted at one meet ing and laid over to another meeting of tho com mittee before action can betaken, the adjourned meeting not to be held within ten days of that at which the change Is proposed, and each member to have at least six days' notice by mail and pub lication of such meeting; a tbree-flfths vote of members present is required for the adoption of anychange In rules: lour months' notice to be given of primaries, which are to be held on the third Saturday of May In every year; members of County Committee to be elected for one year at tbc time of general primaries, anl the committee authorized to fill vacancies In its membership. The sub-committee will complete its work to-day. MORE STONE COMING. Another Load of Material for tbe Gov. eminent Balldlng. The United States schooner Helen Montagne arrived in Baltimore yesterday with 10,000 cubic feet of stone for the new government building in Pittsburg. The stone will be shipped here at once, and the first train-load will probably arrive to-morrow. This material will bring the building up to the fourth story, and as tbere are now nearly 100 men employed on the contract.it is ex pected that the roof nill soon be in demand. Delegates to the G. A. The contest for delegates to the next General Assembly from District Assembly 3, K. of L., is becoming Interesting, and tbe election, which will be held next month, will be one of tbe most exciting ever held. There are four candidates for the two seats Master Workman Ross, John Flannerv, Homer L. McGaw and Joseph L. Evans. Two of these are classed as Powderly and two as anti-Powdorly delegates. Tbe Potlcrs Trust. Atrust of American potters is now assured anfthe capital stock -yill bo 310.000,000. The intention is to control the entire product in this country and protect home manufacturers against foreign goods. It is intimated that by tho formation of this trust pnees will be ad vanced. So far the English language goes I can not find with mops and mow3 More rhymes on soap Yes, cantalenp Is one yet; suck all sweetness out With appetite; then wash your month With: DREroorPEL Soap.' To be continued in book iorm by all first class grocers and druggists when' purchas ing Deeydoppel Soap. Freight for tbo East. The Allegheny Valley Railroad is pre pared to lorward promptly shipments of freight for New York, Boston and New England points. 500 Engravings Given Away Free, Free, Free. One 22x28 engraving1 given with every p uchase, at Tregnnowan's picture store. Picture frames, engravings, etchings, etc. Life size crayon portraits, 25x30, for ?6 00. No wis ybur time, improve it 152 Wylie ave. TvTsa IK cases of cholera. Brown's Ginger does good. Fred. Brown; Philadelphia, 1822t ' 1889. IN MUTE ELOQUENCE. Tbo Attractive Closing Exercises at Edge wood's Institution Dr. Brown's Resig nation Takes EOVcc As was intimated in The Dispatch of yes terday, which published exclusively and in ad vance the resignation of Rev. John G. Brown, D. DM as principal of the Western Pennsylva nia Institution for the Deaf and Dumb at Edge wood, that event was the one of chief, though it was the one of most melancholy, in terest in connection with yesterday's closing exercises at the Institution. The good doctor's 21 years of work for deaf tautes in this vicinity need not again be reviewed, as it was quite fully in these columns yesterday; but it is suf ficient to add that his successor will havo to be a mighty good and kind man to fill tbe place which this great-hearted and benevolent in structor has made at the bead of the institution he founded. Tbe attendance at the closing exercises yes terday was quite larce, and inclnded many in terested ones from Pittsburg. The entertain ment, so like others of its class that have been annually described at length by the city press, was only more fascinating than usual from tbe fact that its young actors were more proficient than their predecessors in that eloquent, though silent, interpretation of Ideas through gestures, which finds improved forms of ex pression each succeeding year. The following programme was well rendered by the best pu pils and enjojed by all: Invocation. 1. Salutatory Essay, "One Hundred Years Ago and Now"...... John M. Rolshouse z. Class Exercise, Pupils of tbe First lear, Conducted bv Miss May Williams. 3. Articulation aud Lip Reading, Conducted by Aliss Fannie L. Howells. First Steps in Speech Primary Pupils Lip Reading.. Willie Hayes and James Conway Tho Lord's Prayer Jlertba Spahn 4. Recitation in Signs, "Who Killed Cock Kobln" Pupils or the First Year 5. Clnss Exercises In Language, Pupils of he Second Division of tbe Advanced Class, Conducted by Mr. Llnxus Roberts. C. Essay, "Useful Plants" John Price 7. Recitation In Signs, ".Nol Noli Nolli" John SI. Rolshouse 8. Clas3 Exercises, "History or the United States, " Pupils of the First Division of the Advanced Class, Conducted by Mr. Llnasus Roberts. 9. Recitation In Signs, 'TheTwenty-thlrd Psalm" Howell O. Davies 10. Class Exercise In "Arithmetic" Pupils or the First Division or the Advanced Class, -. Conducted by Mr. Llnajus Roberts. 11. Recitation In Signs, "The Preacher and his Monkey" Adam L. HoSman 12. Essay, "Garnant Hall" James C. Tajlor 13. Recitation in Signs, "Daughter or ZIon Awake FromThy Sadness," Maggie U. Davis, Ida L. Robinson. Anna L. Arm strong, Pearl Weaver and Bessie Richards. 14. Valedictory Essay, "My School Days," Ida C. Helm 15. Presentation or Certificates. Benediction. There was a wealth of meaning in both the salutatory and the valedictory not only, but in tbe intervening numbers also a meaning fnll of f nn at times, but more plethoric in pathos by reason of the intense earnestness so pecul iar to those who have heartily taken hold of the more difficult, though not the less lucid, of all tbe forms of expression. The sign language has been reduced t a very nicety in the poetry of motion at Edgewood. and its new beauties, as well brought out in the exercisos yesterday, reflected most creditably upon the efficient work down by Dr. Brown and his assistant in structors during tbe past year. THEI TARRIED IN PITTSBURG. A Conple From Indian Territory Stops Over to bo Married. James Lewis and Miss Susan Briggs, both of Indian Territory, were united in marriage, yes terday, in the office ot Dr. Donglass. The story of their courtship is rather romantic. Lewis is from Schuylkill county. He went to tbe In dian Territory where he became a gold miner. He prospered and sent for his wife, who fol lowed him, and they established a little home in the mining town where he worked. Death came and carried away Mrs. Lewis, leaving him with ono littlo child. He wrote home and asked his late wife's sister. Miss Susan Briggs. to come and care for tbe babe. She did so, and for a year cuarded it In the meantime he managed to sell out bis claims at a good profit, and, bringing bis sister-in-law and child with him started for his old borne. Love bad been at work, however, and at Pittsburg Mr. Lewis and Miss Briggs procured a marriage license and were united. After tbe wedding they continued their journey homeward. Allcgbcnj's Summer Hospital. There may be some trouble over the summer hospital for Allegheny, as some of the members now refuse to sign the lease. Mr. Einstein, one of the members of tbe committee who favored the scheme, feels very badly over the matter, as be has received a number of applications : for admission from pay patients. Killed Between Two Cars. Thomas Giblonan employe of the Pan handle Railroad, was fatally injured between two cars at Sheridan station yesterday morn ing. He died at the West Penn Hospital at 8 o'clock last evening. Giblon lived at Wheel ing, W.Va. Pare Rye Whiskies. 1852 XXX, Private Stock 52 00 1870 XXX, Choice Old Cabinet 1 50 Choice Old Gibson 2 00 1879 Gibson 1 50 1878 Overholt 1 50 Superior Y, Overholt 1 25 Guckenheimer Sublime 1 75 Guckenheimer Pure Bye 1 00 Large'sOId Rye 150 XXXX Old Monongahela 1 00 Full quart, case or gallon. WM. J. Friday, 633 Smithfield st. WFSU A 4,000 Yard Purchase of French Dress Goods At less than 50 cents on the dollar. Come and see them to-day. These are all new to-day over 100 pieces, and a large variety ot weaves. You never saw dress goods bargains like these. JOS. HOBSE & Co.'S Penn A venue Stores. Imported Port. , 1828 Imperial Oporto Port, fnll quarts.$3 00 1869 Mackenzie Port, full quarts 2 60 Pine Old "White Port, full quarts 2 00 London Dock Port, lull quarts 2 00 Burgundy Port, full quarts 1 50 Pine Old Spanish Port, full quarts.... 1 00 For sale by G. "W. Schmidt, 95 and 97 Fifth ave. Ladles' Shirred DIuII Outing Hats, In black, white and colors entirely new shapes. Jos. Hoiute & Co.'s Penn Avenue Stores. Imported Cosnnc Brandy. S. O. P. Hennessy, 1803 $6 00 V. P. & Co., 1824 5 00 Martell & Co., 1836 4 00 O. D. &Co., 1852 3 50 Hennessy & Co., 1878 2 50 O. D. & Co. XX 2 25 Martell & Co., X 2 00 War. J. Friday, 633 Smithfield st. WTSU Guns never so cheap as now. Send or call for illustrated catalogue of guns, revol vers, sporting goods, etc. J. H. Johnston, 706 Smithfield st. Ladles' Traveling Wraps, Shawls and Jackets. Light and medium weights in our cloak room special low prices here to reduce stock quickly. Jos. Horke & Co.'S Penn Avenue Stores. If yon are seeking for a very fine im ported cigar, ask to see the La Matilde brand. From 10 to 540 per 100. G. "W. Schmidt, 95 and 97 Fifth ave. Another Bnrculn In Flue Summer Dress Goods. All wool, plaids, jacquard effects, combi nation stripes 51 25 aud 51 50 a yard goods, to-day at 50 cents. All new, just come in no old stuff, clean and fresh. JOS. HOENE & CO.'S Penn Avenue Stores. 1 Silvee Age Rye nt 51 50 per full quart. Sold everywhere. Principal depot, Max Klein, Allegheny. mwp FOURTH OF JULY EXCURSIONS Via the Pennsylvania Lines. Excursion tickets will be sold at one fare for the round trip op July 3d and 4tb, good to return until July 5th, between all stations on the Pennsylvania lines west of Pitts burg. No excursion tickets will be sold to adults at less than 25 cents, nor to children at lass" than 15 cents. .' - tw? i ,. ' , .ii. PURE WATER. Chemically Pare and Perfectly Clear Water Near at Hand. Messrs. Haller, Beck & Co. are now giv ing away large quantities of the pure water that condenses from the evaporated artesian water used at their saltworks on Rebecca street, Allegheny. A chemical analysis shows this condensed water to be perfectly pure. Messrs. Heenan and Brown, both residents ot Allegheny, who have just re turned from Johnstown, report great quan tities of filth being dumped into the river there, and say that if the people conld see these dumps they certainly would not drink any river water. Many families are secur ing the pure water from Messrs. Haller, Beck & Co. for drinking and cooking pur poses. The firm is preparing a reservoir for saving this condensed water, and would be glad to have all persons avail themselves of it. It will be free to all for the present. No filtering needed. The' water is clear as crystal. Imported Sherry Wine. Imperial Amorosa, 1810 53 50 Imperial Amontillado, 1828 3 00 Manzanilla.1832 2 50 Pemartin Reserve. 1840.. v 2 00 Solera Cabinet, 1860 1 50 Fine Old Harmony 125 Vinode Pasta 1 00 Full quart, case or gallon. Wm. J. Peidat, 633 Smithfield st tVTSU CLARET WINES. Imported Itrnndenburg Frercs. Medoc, St. Emilion, St. Estepha, St. Jnlien, Margeaux, Pontet Canet, St. Pierrie, Chateau Leoville, Chateau La Rosa, Chateau Monton, Grand Yin Chateau Margeaux, Grand Vin Chateau Lafitte, by the case or bottle. G. W. Schmidt, 95 and 97 Fifth avenue, city, Imported Port Wine. Imperial S. O. P. Cabinet, 1810 53 50 Imperial Oporto, 1828 3 00 Mackenzie Oporto, 1832 2 50 OldLondonDock 2 00 Burgundy .'. 1 50 Cockburn's ." 1 00 Pull quarts, case or gallon. Wm. J. Friday, 633 Smithfield street. wrsu Best 51 50 per doz. cabinet photos in the city. Panel picture with each doz. cabinets. Lies' Popular Gallebt, 10 and 12 Sixth st. sumwf Imported Sherry. 1828, Imperial Amontillado Sherry, full quarts 53 00 1828, Imported Brown Sherry, full quarts 3 00 Pemartin Sherry, fnll quarts 2 00 Choice Old Brown Sherry, full quarts. 2 00 Harmony Sherry, full quarts 1 50 Fine Old Topaz Sherry, lull quarts.... 1 00 For sale by G. "W. Schmidt, 95 and 97 Fifth ave. Stylish Chatelaine Bags for Tourists In all the latest colorings in ooze calf, liz ard, seal and alligator leather 52 50 to 522 50. Jos. Horne & Co.'s Penn Avenue Stores. Wm. J. Friday Has just received a large lot of beer in both pints and quarts from the Anheuser-Busch, St. Louis, Phil. Best and Jos. Scblitz, Mil waukee, breweries. By the dozen or cask, 633 Smithfield street. wrsu California Wines. Claret, sherry, port, sweet and dry ca tawba, Angelica, Muscatel and Reisling, 50c Full -quart or by case or gallon. Wm. J. Friday, 633 Smithfield st. TVPSU Over 200 varieties of Imported Key 'West and Domestic Cigars from 52 to 540 per 100. G. W. Schmidt, Kos. 95 and 97 Fifth are. Guns, revolvers; catalogues free. J. H. Johnston, 706 Smithfield st Smoke the best, La Perla del Fnmar clear Havana Key West Cigars. Sold 3 for 25o by G. W. Schmidt, Nos. 95 and 97 Fifth ave. Full quarts,, case or gallon. Wm. J. Feiday, 633 Smithfield st wpsn QADJS FOB CHILDREN. KIDD'S KIDD'S COUGH COUGH . SYRUP. SYRUP. BUY IT! TRYITI ONLY 25 CENTS. w COOL and DELIGHTFUL! -OUE- t SUMMER CORSETS, VEKY COMFORTABLE, BESIDES GIVING YOUR FIGURE SUCH A PERFECT SHAPE. Fast Black Hose, 10c, 15c and 25c. ::: T. T. T. ::: THOMPSDNfRDTHERB, 109 Federal Street, Allegheny. Je2iorwr BEDFORD WATER-THE WATER OFTHE celebrated Bedford Springs is now put up only in quart and half-gallon bottles and sold in cases or 2 doz. and 4 doz. In any quantity by JNO. A. ItENSHAW & CO-apl8-W3 Corner Liberty and Ninth sts. YICTORIA-TO PREVENT SICKNESS IN yonrrarally keep the VICTORIA NAT URAL MINERAL WATER, imported direct to this city fromnear Ems, Germany, by Major C. W.Krans. Send orders by mail or messen ger to C. W. KRAUS, 1339 Liberty ave. jel3-6 UNFERMENTED WINE WARRANTED strictly pure grape juice. In pints and fnarts for family use and church purposes, or sale bv tbe case or sinele bottle bv JNO. A. RfiNSHAW.A CO- Family Grocers. Z Liberty asdHtetts. J' ' NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. -I fii. JOB. HDRNE I CD.'B PENN AVENUE STORES. ' yJ,t SUMMER GOODS NOW. In the Suit room Special sale of Ladies' Summer Suits. Satins and Gingham Suits at $5 and upward. "White Lawn Suits, 13 CO, to and up. ward. Traveling Suits, S 10 and upward. India Silk Suits, Black Surah Sills Suits, Black Net Suits; Challi Suit and Tea Gowns. Tennis Jackets in cream, white anf fancy Flannels. Ladies' Flannel Blouse Waists, SI anf upward. Plain and fancy stripe and check Silk Blouse Waists. Largo and complete stock of Chil dren's and Misses' Suits, in Gingham, Lawn and Light-weight Woolens. Boys' Kilt Suits, 4 to 6 year sizes. Boys' Mao. o-war Suits. Fauntleroy Waists; Whita Gnlmpe Waists. Baby outfits complete. Black French Cashmere Fichus, em broidered and with silk fringe all around, 5 and up to $20. Traveling Dusters and Long Cloth Wraps at lowest prices. Our special Summer Dress Goods Sale in light weight woolen fabrics for summer wear; striped andplald Hohalrs at 25c; regular 50c quality. Fine im ported Novelty Dress Goods, $1 and f 1 25 quality, now selling for 50c a yard. One lot of side-border -3foussellseL, cream white, with high colored borders, only 75c, were SI and SI 35 a yard. Near. ly 10O styles in 60-inch fine wool check and stripe English style Saltings at SI a yard, regnlar price $1 25. Printed India Silks Hundreds of pieces here, 50c, 65c and 75c; also, at SI and $1 25. Hundreds of yards selling dally, as our styles and qualities are) the newest and best and the variety of designs nnequaled. Special good values in Black Surah Silks, Black India Silks, Black Silk Grenadines and other Black Silks is light weights for summer wear. Our special sale of Satlnes and Ging hams. Another 100 piece lot of fine, wide Scotch Zephyr Ginghams at 25c a yard. French Satlnes at 18c Fine American Satlnes at 12c, 15c and 20c a yard. Fine French SatinesatSScand 30a Good Ginghams at 6c, 9c, 12c. All are bargains. New fancy plaid Scotch Flannels our 25c a yard. New styles in Outing Cloths at 12Kc and 15c a yard. Fine French Flannels 75c, worth $L Special bargains in Ladies' Muslin, Underwear. Latest styles In Millinery Department Trimmed Pattern Hats and Bonnets, at -reduced prices. Special sale of fine French Flowers. Hot Weather Underwear, for Men, Women and Children. JDS. HDRNE Zt, EEL'S ;. , 2Sm- PJSfSN AVJiNur. siu-tvE.;' viu .,.,. it ' bH j&.!