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To-Morros Mammoth Issue OF THE PITTSBURG DISPATCH, In addition to ALL THE NEWS, Will contain articles from the pens of the following Writers of World-Wile Reputation: Marion Harland, Ouida, Shirley Dare, Ik Marvel, Mrs. Alexander, MaxO'Rell, Octave Thanet, Susan Coolidge, Nym Crinkle, Timothy Tltcomb, Oliver Optic, Mrs. Frank Leslie, Charles Fayer, Clara Belle, Morton, Gerald E. Flanacan, Frank G. Carpenter, R. W. SboppeU, Hepburn Johns, Bill Nye, Grace Greenwood, The Duchess, Josiab Allen's Wife, Jennie June, Mrs. Partington, Sidney Luska, Jaoqcun Miller, Petroleum V. N ashy, Eli Perkins, Fanny Fern, Brenan, Sweetbriar. F. S. Bassett, George Hodges, Will C. FernL Ethel M. McKenzIe, Ernest H. Heinrichs, Bessie Bramble. Bead the Spanish-American romance by Phil lip Braggalan, entitled of 10S. hb r -(T -f. p Mfflpm. ESTABLISHED FEBRUARY 8, 1846. Vol.41. A" O.S75. Entered at Pltuhnrc PostoDce, Xovember 14, 1SS7, u second-class matter. Business Offlce97and99FlfthAvenue. News Booms and Publishing House 75, 77 and 79 Diamond Street Eastern Advertising Office, Eoom 48, Tribune Building, Hew York. Average net circulation of the dally edition of THE Wsr-ATCH tor six months ending October SI, 1SS9, as sworn to before City Controller, 30,128 Copies per Issue. Average net circulation or the Bunoay edition of The DISPATCH for five months ending October 2, 1SS3, 53,477 Copies per Issue. 1 TERMS OF THE DISPATCH. POSTAGE FXEE IX THE CTSTTXD ETAHS. DATLT DISPATCH, One Year J8 00 DAILT DISPATCH, Per Quarter 2 00 Dailt Dispatch. One Month - 70 DAILY Dispatch, including Sunday, lyeix. 10 00 DAILT DisPATCH.includlnc Bunday.Sm'ths. SO Dailt DiSPATcn,lncludlngSunday,lmonU SO busoAT Dispatch, One Year 150 Weekly Dispatch, One Year 125 The Daily Dispatch Is delivered by carriersat jScentsperweek, or Including bunoay edition, at SOcents per week. P1TTSBDBG. SATURDAY. NOV. 9. 1S89. BESULTS OF THE PAfT-AHEBICAK TOUR. Before the South American delegates turn their faces homeward they will haTe seen more than enough to be fully convinced of the community of interests between their countries andour own. They musthavebeen struck with the magnitude of the facilities for manufacturing in the United States; they must be impressed by the intelligence,' spirit and success of our people in getting to the fore-front of invention; they cannot fail to be aware of the industrial and commercial advantages to accrue to South and Central America from close business relations with th United States. They have also seen enough of the political and social conditions of the United States to realize that there is much more in common between this repub lic and their own Governments and people than between them and Europe, Such a tour and reception as the delegates have had in the past five weeks would not be possible in Europe. There the business houses with which their people have dealings might be equally hospitable and attentive; here, how ever, they find the whole population sin cerely and deeply interested in their visit. But the means must be had to produce re sults; otherwise mere opportunities go for nothing. Direct and ample steamship com munication with South America is of the first importance. It is simply absurd that trade and passenger traffic between Buenos Ayres for instance, and New York, should be via Liverpool or London. "We trust all parts of the country, without regard to par tisanship in our home politics, will be so awakened by the visit of these delegates as to urge imperatively upon Congress at its next session to provide a thorough and ef fective steamship service with our Southern neighbors. This once secured there will be the further need of adapting our productive in dustries and mercantile methods in dealings with South and Central America to their usages and needs. But this is a mere mat ter of detail, in which time and brief ex perience should be the successful teachers. "What is wanted first of all, is adequate di rect steamship communication. The United States surely will reach out for a trade whose vast dimensions our peo ple are but just beginning to understand. A SUCCESSFUL EXPERIMENT. The testimony as to the working of the Australian ballot system which has already been offered by the experiment in other States is corroborated by the statements coming from Massachusetts as to its success ful use there at last Tuesday's election. It is asserted that even the class of voters who might have been expected to find some diffi culty in comprehending the manner of con ducting the election mastered it promptly and voted without difficulty or confusion. The experience so far as it has gone seems to show that the new method is practicable, and while, of course, it cannot change the hearts of either politicians or voters, it bids fair to render more difficult abuses that were easy under the old system. The outcome of the matter so far is a feather in the cap of Sir. Henry George, who was the earliest prominent advocate of its adoption in this country. NO NEED FOB HYSTERICS. Some very proper people are agita ted be cans a novel by the celebrated Alphonse Daudet is shortly to appear in Harper's Magazine. They regard it as another mani festation of the tendency of American liter ature toward a lower moral plane. It may be admitted that a certain small flock of American writers have taught us to expect unutterable vileness in all their productions. In contemplating the literary degradation of a few, some critics have come to suppose that the great publishers are ready to graft slips or French nastiness upon good Ameri can stocks. The fear is unfounded, and in particular we may be sure that the Harper will never lead the war is such a ditrepuU- m ble movement In the case of Alphonse Daudet, who is one or the few masters of fiction in this age, the editors of Harper's iao-aztne'take the pains to explain that -the .French author's new story is to be a continuation of those delightful sketches of his regarding the travels of H. Tartarin, In these sketches M. Daudet has shown only his marvelous power as a realist; their humor is light and graceful, their tone pure and wholesome. The racy characteristics of the wicked side of Parisian life which abound in M. Daudet's "Sappho" we may be certain will be conspicuously absent from the story which is to adorn .Harper's pages. Another surety of propriety is given in the fact that 21. Daudet's work will be done into English by Henry James. But these apprehensive souls who affect such a fright at the mention of M. Daudet have ample reason to reserve their denun ciation for the band of native scavengers whose works surpass in downright filthiness and suggestiveness anything that the French gutter school has produced. The French themselves would be justified in asking to be saved from the contaminating influence of these American authors. HEDICI5E FOR TEE TRUSTS. This is an unfavorable season for the trusts, in New York. The decision of the General Term of the New York Supreme. Court is as' strong a declaration of their illegality as has yet been given by the courts. "The governing object," says the court, is such as to make it "subject to the condemnation of the law by which it is de nounced as a criminal enterprise." The company, whose case was under considera tion, by entering the trust, "placed its interest and affairs nnder the direction and control of a board which legally should have no power over it" This is another addition to the long list of the declarations showing such combina tions in restraint of competition to be ille gal. But it is hardly likely to be such a death blow to the trusts as the recent dis closures in Cottonseed Oil Trust affairs. It turns out that a shortage of $500,000 in cash was caused by the speculation of its man agers in the certificates of the trust This speculation was carried on for the avowed purpose of bulling the price of the certificates, and after the managers have lost this 5500, 000, they ofTer back $250,000, and the law yers tell the stockholders that they had better take it as under the peculiar consti tution of the trust, the officers have no civil or criminal liability. This ought to settle the trust business. If investors wish to put their money into illegal combinations, where they have no way of holding their officers accountable for money lost in speculation, they have more anxiety to get rid of their money than they are generally credited with. IOWA AND HEW JERSEY. "While the bearing of the recent elections on national politics is subject to all sorts of disputes, the local causes which 'produced the result in two States have a moral which is full of significance. The two States are Iowa and New Jersey. In Iowa, where the corporation issue has been a leading one for some time, the Re publican candidate for Governor was charged with having voted on the corpora tion side in the Legislature. The conse quence was that the strong Republican State of Iowa elected a Democratic Gover nor by 5,500 majority, and made the mean ing of the vote the plainer by electing the rest of the Republican ticket by a small ma jority. In New Jersey the corporation fight against Abbett has been notorious for years; and Abbett carried the State by one of the largest majorities that State has given for a long time. The inference is rather plain that, if parties and politicians lend themselves to do the work of the corporations in public office, they are likely to find the penalty of public disfavor overtaking them, sooner or later. CANANDAIQUA'S EXPERIMENT. There was a deal of jinhappiness among a certain class of voters in Canandaigua, New York, on election day. The citizens who came to the polls hoping to get a five dollar bill or two, not for their vote of course, but for their "influence," "their day's work," or "helping the party," found that ihe golden lountains were dry. There was not a cent to be had from cither party. All the candidates were obdurate, though the strik ers besieged them all day. Republicans and Democrats had agreed to spend no money on election day, and they stuck to their agree ment It is very strange that this experiment should have been made in New York State, and stranger still that success attended it. The purchasable voters when they found there were no vote-buyers in the market either sulked and did not vote at all, or voted the prohibition ticket Happy Canandaigua! they say this purity by force shall be a precedent and bar the way to black corruption. Heaven grant it may! and that Canandaigua's course may prove contagious far and wide. And yet, ala s there is reason to fear that .even in the tested town of Canandaigua there will be backsliding should there come a day when a wealthy man, or some corporation's tool, is a can didate. The party which is encumbered with such a candidate will find it hard to build a wall between the greenbacks and the "floating" vote. Hard in the first place to convince themselves that victory is not of the first importance, surpassing the means, and secondly, hard to prevent a candidate who runs upon golden wheels from paving his way to office after his own fashion. Still, it is gratifying to see anywhere a popular awakening on this sdbject of vote-buying under its many thin disguises, and we con gratulate Canandaigua on setting us all such an excellent example. The call for a meeting of the members of the Library Association, which is to take place on'Monday, should attract public at tention. The effort of the Library is to preserve the pioperty to the public and philanthropic purposes for which it is in tended. If the effort to satisfy the pending judgment is successful and the revenues of the property are secured to educational and beneficial works, the labors of those who originated the project and raised the money to build Library Hall will be vindicated. If it is permitted to be sold and the prop erty converted to whatever the purchaser may use it for, from a theater to a dry goods store, all the work that has been done in that line will be thrown away. It would not be creditable to Pittsburg's public spirit to let a property like that be diverted to private uses. The Pan-Americans had a chance to see Pittsburg in its most sombre as well as its most attractive mood. If they remember our city with pleasure after yesterday's weather, we can flatter ourselves that we have made a conquest. , The Ohio Republicans -were betrayed in to getting .out a casapsiga forgery and when they discovered it, confessed it Nina years ago the Democrats in the national campaign were misled into circulating a forgery and determined to stick to the lie. In both cases the party that circulated the forgery was beaten. Is not the moral plain enough to our friends on both sides of the political house, that it does not make any difference whether you try to lie out of it or not tne fatal thing is when you soil your fingers with campaign forgeries? A cowboys' union is being organized out "West It is supposed that it 'will move simultaneously on the managers of the cat tle corporation and the cities of the Old "World where cowboy shows are so liberally patronized, It is noticeable that the election of our esteemed cotemporary the Hon. Amos Cum mings, to succeed Hon. 6, S. Cox in Con gress, came about as near being unanimous as is often realized in this weary world, only 24 votes being cast against him. The inference is plain that the voters of that dis trict at least when they get a chance to vote for a good live, newspaper man, are only hampered by the difficulty of getting their votes into the box fast enough. The two next events of public importance are Thanksgiving and the meeting of Con gress. The Democrats will enjoy Thanks giving and the Republicans will possess their souls in patience until Congress gets together. It is rumored that the Hon. James S. Clarkson, Assistant Postmaster General and chief headsman of this administration, is rummaging around the lists of Iowa post offices to see what ones he missed in the gen eral distribution. He was under the im pression that he had made a clean sweep, and yet Iowa went Democratic. Mr. Clarkson does not understand how such things can be, unless by some unhappy fatality he missed a postoffice. A oats' of some sixteen Republican members in the Maryland Legislature is a warning to the Democrats that corrupt machine management can weaken their party as well as the other one. It is one of the streaks of light in the New York political situation that "Silver Dollar Smith," who escaped conviction for bribery by the disagreement of a jury, was buried by the landslide on election day. A few more streaks of decency like this may convince the nation that there is a percent age of honesty in Gotham politics. Talk is very cheap; but New York and Chicago should remember that it is not likely to make good building material for a "World's Fair. The Louisville Democrats improve upon thejubilators of Petersburg, by attacking the Postoffice building with an explosion of political fervor, bad whisky and high ex plosives. Partisanship which attacks pri vate dwellings and Government buildings, is in need of a dose of the criminal law. Between fog and the railroad bridges the path of the coal fleet to the down river ports, is more dangerous than ever. The decision of the New York courts against trusts is answered by the Standard Oil Combination with another gobble of the largest independent concern in this section. As between the law and the Standard's bank account the latter is decidedly of the opinion that the former must go the wall. PEOPLE OP PE0MIMENCE. Some sarcastic person has sent to J. B. For aker, of Ohio, a copy of "Campbell's Pleasures of Hope." The Rev. Dr. Phillips Brooks has Just com pleted his twentieth year as pastor of Trinity Protestant Episcopal Church, Boston, Mrs. Noble will doubtless bo a leading figure in Washington society this winter. "I love a crowd," she says, "and tho more people I have about me the better pleased I am." Bev. W. A. PassAVANT, Jk., superintend ent of home missions for the general council of the Lutheran Church, is in Detroit considering tho propriety of establishing a church in the central part of the city. Kino Luis of Portugal did not in all his reign sign a single order for capital punish ment. He had conscientious scruples against inflicting the death penalty, and so succeeded in making it practically obsolete in his domin ions. Kossuth for a number of years gave lessons in the English language to the young men of Turin, where ho has resided for SO years. Old as he is, these pupils are now clamorous for him to become a naturalized subject in order to be elected a Senator of the kingdom, but be prefers to remain a Hun. General Boulangek lives a curious life on the Island of Jersey. He spends his time m reading history and talking politics to his fol lowers. He smokes a vast number of cigarettes and seems inclined to disobey the commands of his physicians regarding wine. He is very punctilious as regards his dress and always dons an evening snit for dinner. A splendid monument to Victor Emanuel is In course of erection at the foot of the old Capitol at Rome. The portico of the monu ment is completed, its columns being in the ancient Greek style, and the stairway and pedestal are now nearly ready to receive the equestrian statue of the monarch, which is shortly to be cast from the model of the Italian sculptor. Is an address to a workingmen's organi zation, Mr. Gladstone said recently: "It was not extravagant to say that, although there were but 2,000,000 people in the 13 American colonies at the time of the American revolt, yet from among those 2,000.000 of people there pro ceeded at that epoch a" group of statesmen that might defy the whole history of the world to beat them in any ono State and at any period of time. Such were the consequences of a well-regulated and a masculine freedom." BROUGHT 10 A CONCLUSION. The Credit Moblllerof America Settles Its Debt to the State. rSFXClAX. TELZOUAM TO TK DISPATCH. 1 Habrisbubg, November 8. The long-pend-ing litigation against the Credit Moblllerof Am erica was practically brought ato conclusion to-day by tho payment into the State Treasury of 540,000 In settlement of the State's claim for taxes due for the past 18 years. The Credit Mo bilier corporation lias heretofore returned its capital stock valuation for taxation purposes at the nominal sum of SO cents a share, claim ing it had gone out of business many years ago, had no tangible assets, and was in fact a moribund corporation, prepar ing for an early dissolution. It admitted a liability of about 1,000 as the total amount due the State. The State officials did not accept this view, and after a thorough Investigation by Auditor General McCamant, assisted by W. W. Welgley, Esq., of Philadelphia, well known as a corporation lawyer, who was appointed special counsel to represent the Stat: in No vember, 1888, suits were instituted in the United States Circuit Court in Philadelphia, and subsequently onder the direction of At torney General KIrkpatrick, in the Superior Court of Massachusetts, at Boston, where the Union Pacific Railway Company was made de fendant, the State claiming that the railway company, as owner of all the shares of the Credit Mobiller Company, had in its possession valuable property subject to taxation. An adjustment was finally reached upon a basis of 120 per share, being the cash market price of the stock, and resulting In a settlement as above stated. Jin Album of Pittsburg YIews. Adolph Wittemann, of New York, has re cently published a souvenir album of Pitts burg and Allegheny views. The pictures, which represent some of the principal buildings and thoroughfares, are. made by. Albertjpe process ana are very nanasome. TRINITY CHURCH'S CHARITY.' A Most Successful Bazaar Held by the So ciety of Merc j The Cyolorama Hall a Bower of Beauty. A bright, attractive and animated scene was presented in Cyclorama Hall yesterday after noon, although the unpleasant atmosphere of the day was calculated to put a damper on almost any enterprise. The ladies of the Society of Mercy of Trinity Church had spent the morning in arranging the various booths and tables, and the result was one most satisfactory to the various senses. At the fancy-work table Mrs. Harry Darling ton, Mrs. C. L Johnson, Mrs. Jas. B. McFadden, Mrs. Park Painter and Mrs. Hoag presided. The dainty creations there to be found ap pealed to the visitors' sense of the beautiful, and also their purses, quite frequently. At the children's tablS Mrs. William H. Singer was chairman, and was assisted by a most able corps of assistants in little Misses Marguerite Singer. Anna Scaife, Mary Laugh lin. Rosalind 8mith, Louise Wood, Anna Scott, Acnes Dickson, Amy Watson. The "guess" doll was very beautiful, and was dressedTiy Mrs. A. E. W. Painter, and named by her little niece Mary Painter, of Ridge ave nue, who is attending the select "school of Miss Hazen in New York. The name was sealed In anjenvelope and the successful guesser received the dolL Miss Cathcrwood took charge of this valuable young lady, and her aids were Misses Rebecca Dar lington, Lizzie Chambers and Madeline Langh lin. She also had under her charge tha trues boat, and Matters Kenneth Painter, Mar shall Bell and Benny McCord asssisted her. The grabbag afforded a great deal of amuse ment, and was taken charge of by Mrs. Joseph Brown and Mrs. George McBride.-with little Bessie McBride and Mary Brown as aids. Mrs. A. E. W. Painter, Mrs. Charles Lane Fitzhugh, Mrs. Ross w. Proctor and Mrs. Israel were in attendance at the Ice cream and cake tables. The Punch and Judy was In charge of Miss Bessie Howe and Mr. John Pickelson. Mas ters Douglas Stewart and Carroll Fritzhugh officiated as doorkeepers. Supper was served by the ladies at 6 o'clock, and altogether the event was what is always expected from the ladies of Trinity Church. CnUKCH ENTEKTAIBMETS. What the Religions Folk Contributed to the Two Cities' Enjoyments Yosterday. The lecture room of the Sandusky Street Baptist Church was transformed into a ban. nueting room last evening. The long table handsomely decorated with cut flowers was loaded with all the good things of the season. The ladles in charge were Mrs. Woodburn,' Mrs. Stewart, Mrs. Rudolph, Mrs. Thomp son, Mrs. Bettenger, Mrs. Irwin. Mrs. Dodda, Mrs. Siebert, Mrs. Davis, Mrs. McCullum, Mrs. Prescott. Mrs. Allen Rudolph, Misses Wood burn and Misses Cook. A unlqne entertainment was given last even ing in the Second Congregational Church, Al legheny. Hindoo and Japanese tableaux vi vants, followed by some Interesting selections by Miss Sadie L. Stevenson composed the pro gramme. The sunflower concert at the Arch Street M. E. Chnrcb last evening was largely attended, and afforded considerable pleasure to those present. The musical and literary entertainment at the Fifth U. P. Church last evening was a very enjoyable affair. There will bo a supper and social held at the Third V. P. Church on next Thursday evwung. Supper will be served at 6 p. if. A DOMESTIC SCHOOL. The Nnn of Kenmnre May Locate Her Edu cntionnl Scheme Here. The Pittsburg philanthropic people are dis cussing the feasibility of opening a school for girls here in the city and placing Miss Cusack, or the Nun of Eenmarc, in charge of it. The lady herself is very much in favor of the Idea as it will enable her to carry into effect her long cherished scheme regarding the education of girls for domestic service and "domestic life. when asked if ahy definite action had been taken in the matter, she replied: "No, not as yet, but I am besieged with callers every day to talk the matter over, and they are all so earnest and enthusiastic about it, that I think after my lecture m Lafayette Hall on Monday evening some decided action will be taken in regard to the step. I not only receive visits from Protest ants, but am interviewed by priests and Catholics, Of course they want to dissuade me from my lecture, but that is nonsense. Then, again, two wealthy Catholic ladies the other day offered ma any amount of money I might mention if I would open a school here for the Catholics and return to the church, but that would be impossible." A CHARMING BAZAAB. The Swlssvale Presbyterian Church tho Scene of "1 Enjoyable Event. Swissvale ladies make a success of anything they undertake, and their bazaar last evening was no exception to the rule. The Iecturo room of the Presbyterian Church was very prettily decorated, and the various booths, ar ranged artistically and presided over by charm ing ladies, made it a very cozy place to stray into. The salo of the pretty wares displayed com menced at 3 o'clock, and at 7.30 dinner was served in the adjoining room. Mrs. John Dalzell and Mrs. H. H. Westing house were assisted in their efforts to make the fair what it was a social and financial success by Mrs, Will Watson and Mrs. Hawkins at the fancy table; Mrs. Brown and 'Mrs. Fisher, at tho toy booth; Mrs. Tajlor, Mrs. Craighead and Mrs. Torrens at the ice cream table; Mrs. Heazleton and a bevy of lair young ladies at the doll counter; Mrs. Scboyer, Miss Balkam, Mrs. Duff, Mrs. Newmrer. Jr., Mrs. Hazeltine, Mrs. Hazlett in the dining room, and Mrs. New myer, Br., Mrs. Dickson and Miss Gordon, on supplies. Cnrpet Knights nnd Boudoir Beauties. Mr. Frank G. Bailey, of Homestead, will have reached the age of 21 November 15, and his parents. Mr. aud Mrs. W. F. Bailey, have issued invitations for a dancing party in honor of the event. Special train will be chartered for the benefit of Pittsburg guests. Nklla F. Brown, the famous elocutionist, will give an entertainment at the Arch Street Methodist Episcopal Church Monday evening, November U. Dr. Talmage, of Brooklyn, speaft very highly of the lady's powers in her own peculiar line.. Miss Cabbie Eohmertz will entertain a number of her friends this evening at her home, corner of Fifth avenue ana Craig street. Pro gressive euchre will engross the young people's attention. Miss Ida daughter of the late William S. Creighton, was privately married Thursday evening by Rev. Dr. Witherspoon to JohnL. Collins. The ceremony took place in Alle gheny. A delightful 1 o'clock dinner was given by Mrs. B. P. Raflcrty. Fifth avenue, to a number of her lady friends yesterday. Mrs. J. W. Fbiend, of Third street, eave a very pleasant little euchre party last evening. Kennedy served an excellent repast. The euchre party given by Mr. and Mrs. Mansfield Cochran, at Sowickley, last evening, was an unusually pleasant one. Mrs. Anderson's school, on Union avenue, gave a very delightful reading and musicaie last evening. The Allegheny Park conservatory is ono magnificent blaze of chrysanthemums in all colors. HOW PETT1GEEW GOT JHEKfc. A Lively Race Which Was Easily Won by a Dakota Statesman. ( From the Fhllaaelohla Telegraph. J There was a strip of land'ln Dakota which he (Mr.Pettigrewhow United States Senator-elect) wanted. The ownership of it was in som e way involved, so that the possession of it depended upon getting a deed from a certain old Indian on file in the court before some one else got a similar deed on file. He made his negotiations very secretly with the old Indian, and took the first train to get bis deed filed. On the same train was a shrewd-looking Hebrew, who watched Pettigrew so intently all the while, and seemed so nervous, that the Westerner Detran to suspect that this man's mission was similar 1 to his, and that it related to tne same property. At one of the stations the Hebrew got off the train and sent a dispatch ahead. This con firmed Pcttigrew's suspicions. The man was telegraphing for a wagon to meet him at the depot and it would be a race to see who would get to the Court House first. There they were, both on the same train, with an even chance of both landing at the same moment and the He Drew having the advantage of a wagon at the depot. Pettigrew figured this all out as the train rushed on. He thought much about it and was greatly perplexed. Presently be walked through the train to the engine, and got in the cab with the engineer. He had not been there lone when the train stopped, and the conductor announced that something had broken down, and that they would have to wait. there while the engine went ahead for assistance. As the Hebrew stepped on the platform to Bee what was the matter, be saw the engine, detached from the train, speed ing down the track with Pettigrew in the- cab. Some hours after Pettigrew had filed his deed the other man appeared at the Court Home vita another wmen ne ium ra sue, 0D2 MAIL POUCH. The Ft. Way no Railroad Severely Crltl- clsed by One of Its Employes. To the Kdltor of The Dispatch: While I was In the general office building of the Pennsylvania Company on Penn avenue yesterday seeking information in regard to the new schedule which is placed in effect to-day, one of the employes freely admitted to me that the officers of the road retained many old fogy notions in regard' to the conduct of the suburban train service of the Ft Wayne Rail road between Pittsburg and Allegheny and tne region mat exienus along the unio river. What he said of the suburban service, in sub stance, is this: "Our managing officers are level-beaded men in many respects, but they are too much imbued with the idea that everything they do has to be made to pav. You naturally do not expect merchants to sell roods at a loss, but it is differ ent with railroads. Tho aim should be to pro duce a feeling of satisfaction in the minds of its patrons; even though the results do not always show to the favor of the company In the balance sheet. Railroads that are built through a new country often are run at a loss until the territory is developed and the sub urban patronage of the Fort Wayne Railroad could be largely increased if these gentlemen would only look more to their patrons' comfort and pnt the almignty dollar farther from their sight. One thing that ought to be done is to place a cafe car on every morning train that comes into the city: wherein rjasseneers could procure breakfast. A man living at Be wioklcy, for Instance, would thcreloro be en abled to sleep at least 20 minutes longer, and would not be obliged to miss bis breakfast, even if he had to run from his house to the train: or if the cafe car would be too expensive, half of the bageage car could be fitted up as a kitchen and coffee and rolls served to each pas senger. "A market train should start from Allegheny about 11 o'clock every morning and run to Leetsdale, carrying free all baskets belonging to regular commuters, and the company should have a porter at each station to deliver the baskets at the houses of their owners in order that the contents might be properly placed on ice; for this service there should be no charge, as the facilities for procuring market supplies would lead a great many families to reside at these suburban stations and greatly increase the travel of the road: ' "The eentlemen who come ud in the moraine could read their newspapers while enjoying coffee and rolls, but for the ladies who come up in the forenoon after breakfast for shop ping other provision for entertainment should be made in order that the ride would seem short and pleasing. This could be arranged by placing a grapbophone, with an ample stock of cylinders, in each car and with a tube extend ing to each seat so that the occupant might enjoy selections from operas, music of the violin with piano accompaniment, cornet and piccolo solos and choice recitations. Tho brakesmen could easily change the cylinders without their other duties being Interfered with. "The graphophones would be greatly appre ciated by those who go to their homes on night trains, and for the benefit of gentlemen who have been detained late at their offices or for other reasons, hammocks should be swung In at least two cars of the last train in order that they might at their ease enjoy a cigar or a nap; this could be easily effected, and with a slight change in the system of ventilation, would in ure greatly to the popularity of tho road. For the benefit of ladies on lato trains there should he cars for their exclusive accommodation equipped with sofas and easy chairs. "These are but a few suggestions, the adop tion of which would cause a wonderful Increase in the population of Bellevue, Emswortb, Se wickley and the intervening suburbs, and tend toawonderfnl development of the Pennsyl vania Company's suburban traffic Newspaper agitation will doubtless do much toward ac complishing the results, but the hoped for Changes will possibly never be fully realized until younger andmore progressive blood Is in fused into the management. "Yours, most satirically, AN OBSERVER." Pittsburg, November 8,ilBS9. Mr. Wilbelm Is Morb Explicit. To the Editor of The Blspstcn: Noticing in your issue of tq-day a communi cation signed by a Mr. Amlet, in which my statements to one of your reporters regarding the origin of the incendiary anarchistic pamphlet which Is now being circulated throughout the city, is made out to be a false hood, I beg leave to say: That i blood-curdling circular may or may not have been written, set up and printed in the Arbeittr Zeitung't office; but that paper has been an exponent not only of radical socialism, but cgmmunlsm and anarchism, attacking in mosr raoid manner the social institutIons-eS te-di., and advocating their overthrow by -force. Of that there cannot be any duubt in tha minds of those who have read the paper. I only wonder at the audacity of any of the .4 roetta- Zeitung't attachees to publicly make a statement to the contrary. To make the attitude of the Arbciter Zetlung on matters anarchistic quite plain, it is only necessary to state that it has called npon the tanners and bakers of this city and Allegheny to secede from the Knights of Labor organiza tion, and join the ranks of the Interna tional Workingmen's Association, which is entirely composed of Anarchists, and the Agitation Corkmittee, which signed the circular mentioned above. To prove positively and conclusively how very much Mr. Amlet is mistaken when he says that "tho Arbiter Zeilung is neither an anarchistic nor a socialistic paper, I need only refer to a poem, printed in that journal on October SO, in which Anarchist Fricke (the occasion being his 71st birthday) is called "friend," brother," "papa," "redeemer of mankind," and by other endear ing and heroic terms of admiration and the fact that the same paper quotes extensively from the New York Volks Zeilung, the official organ of the International Workingmen's As sociation. Regarding the accusation contained in the letter of Amlet, that f was actuated by personal or mercenary motives in exposing his paper, I can only say that It is absurd. The Arbeiter Zeilung does not and cannot enter Into com petition with any other paper here, for very obvious reasons, and my only object in holding that sheet up to tho public gaze was to crush its anarchistic tendencies, knowing that they cannot bear the light of day, and that the great majority of the disciples of Herr Most have not the courage of their conviction, when brought face to face with an emergency. As an organ pnblihedln the true interest of labor the Arbeiter Zeilung would be a most welcome addition to the Ger man press of Pittsburg: but as a snarling, howl ing, bloodhound of anarchism, tho German citizens of this town will "smite such incen diarism with a swift and heavy hand." Respectfully yours, Carl Wilhelm. Editor Bonntagsblalt und Reform. Prrrsuuno, Novembers. 1889. W0NDEES OP THE GAS CITY. Plttsbnrs'a Slcbts, as Viewed br a Metro politan Newspaper Man. Pittsburg SDeclal to .New York Herald. The Pan-American delegates have done some hard work and have seen Borne very interesting sights, but I don't think that anywhere have they done harder work, not even in the Mam-, moth Cave of Kentucky, or seen more wonder ful sights than here to-day. No wonder the Plttsburgers can spend 110,000 or 512,000 on their guests when they have such gigantic works for profit and expedition. We have just got back from a long journey and sightseeing, and the deafening noise of clanging sledgehammers and whirling machinery are still In our ears, and the glow of red-hot metal and the pyro technics of a modern forge and foundry still seem to try the eyes. Few cities, if any, in the world, can boast of such gigantic works as we have been through to-day. Of course, tho strangers have- seen iron and steel works before in some of their own big cities, but it is the enormous capital, the bringing together of ponderous machinery, the production- of enormous masses of metal for every conceivable purpose, the direction of thousands of workmen practically by one man that has made this day one long to be remem bered by all in the party. It was a bright, warm day and many thought how strange it was that so beautiful a region should be given up to foundries and factories. A few years ago we would not have seen so much of Pittsburg's beauties, because tljen the furnaces were run with coal and the smoke from innumerable chimneys obscured the view. The discovery of natural gas has changed a great deal of that, and the gentleman who roueht It about is chairman of the Committee of Entertainment, CapUln C. W. Batchellor. In 18T5 bo ran a six-Inch pipe from a well 17 miles d-stant into the city. It took Just nine lnlnutei for the gas to travel so far. low there are big mains laid, and natural gas is in troduced into private houses for heating pur poses and the old grates are done away with. The visitors were desirous of seeing the latter curiosity. They were shown how it worked in one of the rooms of the magnificent new Court House. By the way, this is a massive stone structure of unique architectural design, built to last for centuries, and It cost only 12,600.000. The logs in the grate looked like burning oak, but they were only clay. The heat was greater than that from coal. Looks Well la lis New Dress. The SodthsMo Itcvine, a new nowspapcr venture on tpo other side of the Monongabela.,, comes out this week with a handsome new beading and in an entirely new .dress. fr. George O. Jenks has lately taken editorial cnarge, uu i bmhubis fT m ivvu""ihi ought to bo PJua ox. 'GOSSIP OP GOTHAM, staves ofa Wronged Haibaiid. NEW TOBJC BUREAU 8PJCLU.S.J Nbtw York, November 8, Two years ago John Bergan. a carpenter 62 years old, mar ried a pretty brunette in her twenties. He lived happily with her till 8 o'clock last even ing, when he came home from work to find her drunk; in the lap of Thomas 7. UcEflly, a friend .and neighbor. Bergan dropped his tools and whipped out a knife. He seized Mc Evtly by the hair, stretched back bis neck over the back of the chair, and drew tho sharp blade across his face a dozen times. With a tremendous effort McEvlly broke away and ran to a neighboring drugstore. He was choked and blinded by clots of blood, and his clothe were red and wet He was sent to a hospital and Bergan was arrested. Bergan was arraigned to-day before Justice White, at the Harlem Police Court, and told his story, trembling In every nerve, and with the tears streaming- down his face. The Judge beard the pitiful tale, and then after ascertaining that McEvfly's injuries were not dangerous, paroled the prisoner, to 'appear when wanted. Clearing; Up the Navy Yard'. The 'Brooklyn Navy Yard Is being rapidly cleared of the men-of-war which have been anchored and docked there within the last 10 weeks. The Boston is gons; the Atlanta left to-day; this morning the Yorktown went around to anchor in the North river, ana to-morrow morning the Chicago will join the other new cruisers there, preparatory to leaving for Bos ton on the 12th. The Lancaster left this morn ing, in tow of the Kearsarge, for Portsmouth. N. H.. where she is to be repaired, to become a gunnery training ship. The Dolphin is coaling, and it is reported that she will take Secretary Tracy to Boston, to reviow the new cruisers be fore their departure for Eurdpe. The tug Mina has gone to Newport to tow the Ports mouth here for repairs. The Kearsarge, upon her return from Portsmouth, will be docked and repaired. Honeymoon of iba Bayard. Ex-Secretary Thomas P. Bayard and his bride were at the New York Hotel to-day. They received no callers, and even instructed the hotel clerk not to send np cards. They will remain here a couple of days, and upon their return to Wilmington. Del., will take up their residence at Delamere Place, the old uayara nomestead. Getting; Even for His MiUes. Miss Kittle Lamont, a tall, shapely, artificial blonde, was engaged to be married to Harry M. Pike, a variety actor who formerly traveled with the "American Four." About three weeks ago Pike severed his connection with the American Four, and Miss Lamont severed her longstanding relations with Pike. Pike told Miss Lamont he would make her repent of giving him the mitten. During the night after the day Pike made this threat, Miss Lamont'a sealskin sacque and jewelry, valued altogether at (1,600, were stolen from her flat. Miss Lamont'a story, which Pike dramatically pro claimed in court to be a tissue of lies, was told to-day. She said that during her absence from home Pike and another man entered her flat, disguised as butchers. Pike put his friend on the dumb waiter and hoisted him up to her apartments on the fourth floor. Pike's friend then opened the door of Miss Lamont'a room and admitted Pike, who went to her dressing case, took out the key to her jewelry box, and stole her diamond jewelry. He then locked the box, returned the key to the dresser, and threw the jewelry box in the hall. Hiss Lamont told the police, and Pike was caught early this morning. Miss Lamont'a landlady, who saw Pike and his pal make off with their plunder after the burglary, corroborated her story. Pike was remanded. TIEGISIA'S GREATEST WONDER. The Famous Natural Brides and Its Cher9 Isfaed Traditions. Natural Bridge Cor. Baltimore American. It is claimed that the name cut in the rocky abutment of tha bridge by tho yontbf ul George Washington may be still traced, though no one has ventured to assert that the carving was done by the juvenile hatchet of blessed memory. There are guides who will throw a stone up to the spot where George Washington immortal- lzea nimseir. ana innocently inquire n you ao -sot see tne tetters. MajiyTOSie-HfUiep. wi keen evesieht and endowed with & lively imar- mauon nave seen tne inscription, ana oesiaes, it is a matter of recorded history, and the guide books swear to it. Some daring spirits fired by the ardor of emulation, have climbed, above the bigh mark made by Wash ington, and their exploits live in his tory. They have been mostly young fel lows from college like the daring youth whose adventure at the bridge is told by Elihu Bur. ritt. This story graphically pictures the dizzy experience of the young man carving his way np the precipitous wall until his knife-blade is worn away and his strength Is exhausted, and the awful fate of being dashed to pieces on tho rocky bed of Cedar creek below is Imminent, until a friendly rope from above saves him for future usefulness. We may experience some disappointment in not being able to recognize on the wall the handwriting of tha "Father of His Country," and wa may question the tale forged by tha "Learned Blacksmith," ,but there will be no disappointment with the bridge. The majestic work of nature stands there rugged and bold still the greatest bridge In the world, a monolith more impressive than a pyramid. There it stands, spanning tha nighest part of a rocky canyon, a beautiful arch, connecting two mountains like srt3iamee ligament. Cedar creek flows on through tha lofty eate. murmur ing over pebbles or rushing as a torrent over boulders. Strong-winged birds soar in the blue sky. which is seen through the arch so far away, or poise on wing in tb streak of light above the somber defile. The belsbt of the bridge Is 'US feet, the width 100 feet and the span 80 feet 8o great a monument as tho im posing Dorio column erected by Maryland to Washington in the city of Baltimore could be placed, with pedestal and statue, under the arch of the Natural Bridgo of Virginia and not nil the deft. ...-. " -t-. .. . i .. ' FDNERAL 0E PAGE PINE. A Number of Legislators Attend the Obse quies at Harrlsbarsr. ISriCXU, TELEOEXM TO THX DISPATCH, HarRISBTJRQ, November 8. The funeral to day of Andy Pyne, chief of tha House pages for many years, was largely attended. Elabor ate and appropriate floral testimonials were contributed by his friend. Among those pres ent at the funeral were several'members of the Legislature from Philadelphia1! and other por tions of tho State, who adopted resolutions or condolence after the funeraL Nearly all the Legislators whoipartlclpatea in the obsequies came here in a private car from Philadelphia. t . TRI-STATE TRIPLES.' Two maudlin miners lying on the roadside at Easton were mistaken for a bear bva passer-by, and the alarm was spread through the country. The dogs of a hunting party got on tha scent of a skunk and run it out, and the hunters were very mad when they found there was no bear, ft BEVERAii Carbondale funny fellows started out a few nights ago and called in a party on half a dozen girls, one after the other.' At each house they stayed IS minutes, .and by a prear ranged plan it was agreed that not a word should bespoken. The effect was startling. ANAllentown tailor has invented a "shoul der protector," to prevent the powder on the girl's faces from soiling the young men's coats. PRor. Fbauk Stouch has taught 23,683 per sons at Reading how to dance. It took him S3 years to doit, Test gunners at Millersvllle, Lancaster county, bagged 95 rabbits oa Monday after noon. Therk is a man InZanesville who announced on Tuesday that he knew Governor Foraker, could not be elected because New York and Indiana would go against him. So he voted with Campbell to be on the winning tide. The enomies of a West Virginia Justice of the Peace, recently appointed, are circulating the story that the magistrate signs his name without using a single capital letter. Jacob. Moser. an undertaker of Lima, asd Fletcher Cahlll, a well-known business man of J Blunton, mada a peculiar election oet. it was asrecd tbafln case- Campbell carried Hamilton codnty.MoserwouId furnish a coffin, robe and, all the necessary outfit for a nm-oUMlBBral. lor Cahili,1ffeaofchag,anln cae Ponrtw carriad it CabiU wool y e5oM-'riee fat it MoaerMMMet, 1m fm oatry at ts. AfrQvSWwf i sMW B talMrlwfc J .-TV" tin I I IIHSiiIii i unit II Will TT -hwtssssi ' ' -- J CUBIOUS (MDEffSATIOSS. 1 t7 The drcus elephant Empress, was sold" at auction in Philadelphia, Thursday. Sha broutht H,700. -he French .army officers are now all armed with revolvers. During the war' of 1870 they had none. '; The most Interesting exhibition's, la Europe next year will he the Loan Exhibition of Tapestry at the Austrian Museum. , A3 I know more of mankind I expect less of them, ana am readier, to call a man' good on easier terms than I was formerly. Dr. John ton. ' - - The choice of Pierre as the capital'ofl South Dakota has given the town a wonderf u6 boonuMenboughtlotsforJlOOandaweeklatesli sold them tor 51,000. fflS A grocer in Jersey City has been corals plained of to the County Board of Health f or ' selling sunburned potatoes. The complainant alleged that such potatoes are poisonous. ' The choir of a church on Long Island - bad to get along Sunday without the accom- -panlment of the organ, thieves having cari ried off the instrument durin" the previous s night. rj Tdebe is blessed peace in looking' fores nothing bnt our daily task and our portion of -Christ's cross between this day and tha ap pointed tlma when we shall fall asleep in Him. BUtiop WUberoree. The latest British annexation consists of Humphrey and RIeson Islands, in the South Pacific. They form part of the Manihikl group and He north of Cook's and the Society Tvnd- and to the northeast of Samoa. A DISTINGUISHED divine onea said; "I wiinl that ministers and lecturers would be a little J mora generous of thought and more stingy of woros. i on aon'i want a yoke of oxen to drag1? w tiiwu wa jnjMhwca un th smoo.Il Zvau. Monaco, to which only Consuls are acl credited, has a bigger diplomatic corps than tha rest of Europe, and its diplomats display a profusion of gold lace and titles purely for the honor of serving the principality gratis. Chinese railway building has come to an end, because the French Government in sists up by wbli the pen roads. The skeletons of CharlesBnraes, Nathan Fubbran and George Cantlice have been found in a camp in Wolf .mountains. A diary which had been- kept up to August 18. 1888, shows' them to be a party of prospectors, searching for the famous Lost Cabin gold mines. The "champion voter" of New York City is Abraham Tappan, father of Frederick D. Tappan, the president of the Gallatin Bankj , He is 94 years old, and be cast his seventy-" second vote on Tuesday, and thereby added to ."" the Democratic malonty. Mr. Tappan bears Ta his years welL He does not look over 60, and 5 is as firm and erect as a young man. Geronimo and his renegade Apaches will remain at Mount Vernon Barrack, Ala bama, during the winter. Geronimo has be come quite civilized. He has learned to twang tha banjo and his old surly manner has left him. It Is not probable, however, that his edu cation will go far. Ha would rather play cards '. than learn to read, ana his former fondness for ' firewater remains. He has to be closely watched ,1 or he will get drunk at tha first opportunity. He has, however, made abetter prisoner than was expeciea. A old farmer couple brought two $1,000 united States bonds to an Adrian, Mich., Danker last week which they bad been Ignor- antly boarding sines the second year after the war, and until the cashier told them they had been called in in 1874. they supposed tha bonds had been bearing Interest all the while. Thenw, the bank man consoled them with the state-K ment that the Interest on 12.000 for 15 years at 3 per cent would have amounted to $900 if tha oonas naa been casnea ana the money put into uio uanit. An impressive lesson for the "United States comes from South Africa, where no rain has fallen for a year, and there Is much suffer- -7 ing from want of water. Prof. Sceley, thai '' American geologist, who has justmadeatonxv of the country, says the same cause that ruined ,i X. iru.m.Mi.1. .,! T..J.I. .H...A aw.4a ' fertile countries in the world. Is at work in, South Africa. It is tha destruction of the tim-i ber, and tha same causa that turned those countries into deserts is prcancing the same) enect in Boutn Ainca. it u at worklntba united states, and we shall sea destructive effects from It before manyyears. .An Infprpivtfnfr i?mr B&trvwu TaMt rrv1 CtaierJcQ94traoi55Trlerii in! WaWUsM nrton. not many days' aeo. The canine was named "Budge," and he followed the Army oft the Potomao during the early years of the war. Sndge had a habit of chasing cannon bans, and while thus engaged during a battle he lost ono of his legs: He was left on tha field, tha men being too nusy to care tor mm. due some aays, afterward he limped into camp. "A surgeon of the Twentv-saventh New York fixed ud tha stump, and In the course of time IthealedJ uuage was au wrougn tuex'eniasuiacampaipv and during the advance and retreat ha hobbled along, and during engagements followedihls favorite nastlme. chaxine: cannon balls and shells. Nothing could abate bis zeal in that direction. Budge followed the troops Dackfto "Wasnineton. took part in the second battle. of Bull Rrm,.the battle of South Mountain, and then hobblea along until be reacnea Anneram.' In the battle of the second day Budso chose to take part in tho conflict, and the next day.hs was louna among tne aeaa." Yale students are to present a "frofi .opera." The cast win require 75 people. Thej mnsic was written by Burton E. LeavitVal Yale freshman. Tha incident to be comaeM orated Is historic. Windham county historians? airrea that the 1 roe scare took slaea ona sultry) night in June, 1761. The Windhamltes werai awakened by the most unearthly noises, and 1 some of them leaped to tha conclusion that tha cracs ox aoora au Deen sounaea, utaers came to-the natural, but almost equally dread f ul, conclusion that an army of French and Indians was marching upon tha village. AU night long the people trembled In terror. Tha booming tumult seemed to come frosa the pond on the Scotland road, which has ever ainca borne the name of Frog Pond. Among the noises tha people distinctly heard nttereathe name of tha well-known Tory lawyer who was prominently connected with tha Susquehanna purchase. In this fashion: "We'U have Colonel Dyer! We'll have Colonel Dyerr' "Elderkln too! Elderkln too!" rang out steadUy in a sharp tenor response. Colonel Elderkln was another lawyer. The people were terrified. Families living near said that tha distress of the frogs during the night was given vent to with such force that they felt, their beds quake beneath them. -The frogs were seen by lantern light to be in great trouble. In the moraine many dead frogs were found about the pond. There were no marks of violence upon them ana nomine to tnaicats tnat tneynaaoeea fighting. It is supposed that tha frogs were ' attacked by some deadly malady. i t SHARPLY POINTED SHAFTS. , The 'World's Fair The women. PUei. As It "Was "Written Can you lend i ten! Puck. A KVnlneW "Mlnnrilv Those who araJ not Majors. Puet. Si Marriage, is a partnership for life. "Weall know who isn't a silent partner, now, don't wef1 First Bov I hear yon ran off to the vMitardlr- Tlldvon Anforvonrself? 8eeondBoT-Oh, I had a spanking time. Ifoja! pa there. Jimt. Professional Beat (to hotel proprietory Is lhers auv d&nrer of s firs here? . .'. Proprietor Not If yon settle for your board In? Made a Deep Impression. BsiDer-Ii think this Is the first time I ever shavea yon, sir. Victim You're mistaken there. Barber Strange I fallto remember It, sir. Victim i"ou wouldn't be so likely to remei: it as t.Botton titrate. Clothing Salesman 'Wei, how do like this pattern! ' Customer Can't you give meimethlngal anleter? Yon see. I freauently come home i midnight, and It Is a matter of some importances to me not to wake up my wia-nn""" ,f ' v.. . O wealthv Yankee maidens, who for i "- husbands yearn, Wetp, weep, and tear your hair fo little figures iparat You may buy a Count, or Marquis, . cheap, but zounds! Vn 1A-aTl..,. fa il n it Z.00O , -CUcago TrttuniA .. - i.. Young Johnny-What team navo Mr. Btayer-What team, Johnny! Why, ?j5i mean a ball team! imnotosup.j. -ia vim.. Ti,-whT. I theufht yon wer Sister was telling mother Ust nlshtshs thought Bigbee "Why Small, you are just thej I want to see. You nsve uo w v,uj now, haven't you! BM!tlYiu. "Well, 1 wosld llkeyoBtosccoBuaogsteiaewiaiy alsaef SK" -v I -.l .. a. es;M,' sr !' V'hM yswrays.; fi. &Jiec'i: v: rjVjIi