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An Engineer's and Fireman's
Most Frightful Fate.
BOTH MEN DECAPITATED
Pieces of Jagged Boiler Thrown for
Hundreds of Yards.
TWO STEAMERS BLOWN TO ATOMS
An Explosion of Almost Unprecedented
Force and Sndden Euin.
BAD AXD TRAGIC ECE5E AT THE TVEECK
At a few minutes past 1 o'clock yesterday
afternoon a dull, heavy roar was heard all
through the lower part of the city, carrying
with it a thrilling conviction that death
and destruction must have ensued some
where to someone.
The sound seemed to come from the Alle
gheny river, and hurrying crowds gathered
in the vicinity of the Eleventh street rail
road bridge, where their worst fears were
confirmed; the boiler of the steamboat Two
Brothers had exploded, completely wreck
ing it and the Beturn, lying alongside, and
killing two men instantly, beside wounding
The bridge and shore became crowded in
an instant it seemed, with sympathetic on
lookers willing to help the living but, alas,
unable to help the dead. Boats were launch
ed to aid the frightened and injured men
who were leaping from barge to fiat and
thence to shore, a shivering, scalded, in
jured lot who scarcely knew what had oc
curred, so sudden was the explosion and so
fearful its effects.
It seems that the two boats were quietly
lying together moored to the P. & W. trans
fer boat, the Two Brothers being nearer
the shore. Dinner was just over, and the
good-natured hands had scattered over the
two boats and barges as they had done many
times before. Poor Bobby was standing
just outside along the warm walls next to
the boiler, and a cheery workman had hailed
him in a chaffing way.
"Yes," said he, merrily, in answer to a
Wreck of the Two Brothers.
question, "I am going to the theater to
night, and am going to take my wi "
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Just then the explosion occurred, and the
mangled, bruised, almost decapitated man
was flung headlong by an Immense jagged
piece of iron, even while the sacred name of
wife was upon his lips.
The force of the explosion must have been
simply irresistible, one part of the boiler
was driven down through the bottom of the
Two Brothers, actually cutting her in two,
the bow sinking instantly, while the help
less, dismantled wheel with the after part
of the boat, drifted around the bridge abut
ment and swung in the eddy below.
The Beturn, hugging her close alongside,
was blown simply to pieces. An immense
piece of the boiler being thrown clean
through the boat, carrying away every
thing from upper deck down to the water's
edge, and leaving but a mere shell standing
fore and ait Those who were in the near
vicinity of the boat were thrown down by
the mere force of the concussion. They say
the noise was a sullen, dull roar, as if of a
heavy blast, while those at'a distance, and
especially those across the river, say the
noise was perfectly deafening, and they
were almost thrown to the ground, while
crashing windows all along Biver avenue
frightened the housewives, who imagined an
earthquake, and the houses trembled on
The firebricks about the boiler were
The Shattered Return.
blown in all directions. One struck the
bridge about half way and was reduced to
powder, it apparently exploding like a shell
so great was its force. Others struck the
TWO HUNDRED TAEDS A1VAY,
while the safety valve was blown away up
to the corner ot Eleventh street and Penn
avenue, where curious people gathered
about it as a strange relic of an accident
that would never have happened had it done
the work for which it was made.
Such a scene of utter devastation has
never been witnessed along these rivers.
Pretty painted bits of wood were scattered
all along the shore, while the wrecked hull
of the Beturn was piled with broken plank
ing, twisted rods, machinery, kitchen uten
sils, bedding, clothing, with here and there
jagged pieces of the boiler that had done
such fearful work.
Those aboard the Park Painter, lying be
low Sixth street heard the heavy boom, and
knew its deadly significance. A beautiful
white billowy pile of steam ascended for
hundreds of feet in the air, and for a minute
enveloped boats and bridge and shore. The
Painter hurried to their assistance, and
queerly enough, when she reached the
scene, there was a place for her beside the
dismantled Beturn, right where but a few
minutes before the stout little Two Brothers
had been tied.
With the "Wood street disaster fresh in
mind, it seemed to all who heard the report
that it must be somewhere in the heart of
the city. The shock was plainly heard on
Wylie avenue and along up and down the
river lor miles, and rumor coupled it with
every imaginable evil under the sun; but,
at the scene itself, it seemed as if men went
wild with fear. One blackened, staggering,
injured man on the wrecked hull, tore the
flag from its fastenings and waved it fran
tically, as the hull began to sink. Another
man, in an effort to rescue, overturned his
own boat and almost drowned in the icy
water. Still another was blown full 40 feet,
and upon regaining consciousness refused
to believe at first that an explosion had oc
curred, as he had heard absolutely nothing.
"Within two hours everything had been
cleared up so perfectly that nothing was leu
to tell the tale but some blackened splinters
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lying about and a curious idling crowd
looking at what had been.
"Thev redd up quick, don't they?"
queried a tousled woman.
Yes, they "redd up" quick, but there are
two little households that, alas! will never
be "redd up."
DETAILS OF THE DISASTER.
A Minnie Deicrlptlon of the Fatality and
Bow It Cams About Two Killed Out
right Thousand! geared and Soreral
The killed are George "Wilson, of "Wheel
ing, engineer of the Beturn, and "Wilson
Cochrane, fireman on the Two Brothers.
"Wilson lived at No. 81 Diamond street with
his family, consisting of a wife and two
daughters. He was a resident of Wheel
ing, W. Va., and was a son of Steamboat In
spector Wilson, of that place. Cochrane
was a resident of Kittanning, Pa., and
boarded in the city. He was about 21 years
of age and unmarried.
The following are the injured :
Edward J. Hultngs, commander of the
Return; slightly injured about the ace and
neck. He also inhaled some ot the steam, but
was able to be about in a few hours.
William Both, deckhand on the Return;
cut on the side of the head, nose and hand.
He is a resident of Kittanning, and has a wife
living at that place.
William Boner, cook on the Two Broth
ers; badly bruised about the body and chilled
by being blown into the river. He was fished
out and was able to walk about. He lived on
the boat since the date of his employment,
Harbt Crick, deckhand on the Return, had
his left foot badly bruised and broken abont
the ankle. He is 23 years of age and resides at
No. 362-5 Smallman street.
Joseph Graham, engineer on the Two
Brothers; cut about the head by flying timbers.
He was picked up and was able to walk to his
home, on Lacock street, Allegheny.
John Buoek, fireman of the Return, was
hurt about the body by flying timbers and
blown into the river. He was chilled about
Harrt HuLnros, commander of the Two
Brothers, was coming up from below at the
time of the explosion. He was knocked down
and stunned by the concussion,
A German by the name of Stork was walk
ing over the Fort Wayne bridge at the time
He was thrown violently against the iron work
of the bridge by the concussion of the shock.
A piece of iron from the boiler of the Two
Brothers struck him above the left eye. He
staggered away to his home, supposed to be in
the upper part of Allegheny. He was former
ly engineer on the Modoc, which blew up four
years ago and was owned by the Duffy's.
SEVEEAL OTHEB PEOPLE,
who were on the bank of the river, are sup
posed to have been slightly injured by fly
ing debris. They got away before their
names could be learned. Further details,
as developed by investigation, are as follows:
The two men who were killed were horribly
mutilated and presented a ghastly appearance.
As soon as pulled out from the ruins they were
taken to Morrow's morgue, where they were
washed and dressed. Cochrane had nearly the
whole of his intestines pulled ont and the top
of his head Mas blown entirely off. A large
cut, which had to he sewed np, extended clear
across the stomach, and the flesh on his breast
tunc in shreds.
Wilson's arms were badly twisted and torn in
addition to being broken. The top of his head
was blown off and he had a large hole in his
side, as if something bad pierced it. He was
also badly scalded about the bodv and face.
At the time of the explosion Cochrane was
standing in the coal box, preparatory to firing
up. He was within two feet of the boilers on
the Two Brothers when they went up. He was
thrown out of the starboard side of the boat
clear across the space of water between the
two boats, and landed against the bulkhead ot
the Return. His head struck against the side
of the coalbox and was split open. His brains
oozed out on the deck of the Return, and when
the rescuers reached him the body was already
growing cold. A large jagged piece of iron
pierced his stomach and tore out his entrails.
George Wiloon, the other man killed, who
was the engineer of the Return, was found at
the head of the boiler. A cap on the latter
had been blown off and the scalding water and
steam ponred out over his head and upper
portion of bis body. He was dead when taken
from the wreck.
Harry Crick, the deck hand who had his foot
crushed, was not injured directly by the explo
sion, but from trying to get away after it had
occurred. At the time the shock occurred a
train of cars was being run down the Junction
railroad trestle to the float. The cars were
coinc at a pretty lively rate, and Crick, in
jumping from one track to the other, slipped
and fell. One of the cars ran over his foot at
tne ankle. He is lying at the Homeopathic
HIS VEEr CLOSE CALL.
John Broen, who was blown into the water,
had a very narrow escape from drowning.
When he was thrown into the river his hands
mechanically grasped a guard which was stick
ing partly in the water. In a semi-conBcious
state he managed to hold on to this until pulled
out of the river by Captain Harry Hulings.
The two boats were owned by Messrs. L J.
and H. P. Hulings, who formerly resided at
Fairview. According to the books in the
Steamboat Inspector's office, the Two Brothers
was built at Pittsburg, and was inspected at
this port May 19, 18S8. At that time her boiler
was in good condition and was allowed a pres
sure of 130 pounds by Inspector Sullivan. The
boat was commanded by H. B. Hulings and
had a burthen of 48.13 net tons. The boiler
was 22 feet long by 38 inches in diameter and
was made of iron in 1S72 by Tborne & Co., of
this city. The iron was 26-100 inches thick and
had a tensile strength of 57 pounds to the
square inch. The seams in the boiler were
double riveted and the flues were 27-100 of an
inch thick. She was allowed one pilot, one
engineer and a crew of four men.
Inspectors Sullivan and Neeld visited the
scene of the wreck immediately after the ex
plosion. The collected a number of pieces of
iron from the burst boiler and summoned the
owners of the boat to appear at their office to
morrow momine when an official investigation
will be made. The
INSPECTORS -WOULD NOT SAT
what they thought caused the explosion. Cap
tain Hulings stated that his engineer, who was
over SO years of age, has been Tunning on the
river all his life and was one of the best en
gineers in the business. As the boiler was over
16 years old it is thought that it had become
worn out. At the inspection on May 19 it was
found to be in first-class condition.
The Return was licensed as a passenger boat,
but did very little of this business. She was
built at Baker's Landing, below New Cumber
land, W. Va. Her commander was & J. Hu
lings. She was allowed to carry 141 pounds of
steam. The boiler was IS feet long by 42 inches
in diameter, and were made of steel the same
year in which the boat was built. The boat
was 109 tons bnrthen, and was inspected Au
gust 22, 1SSS. The boiler was made by A. J.
Sweeny it Son, ot Wheeling, and was 26.10U of
an inch thick. When inspected the steel
showed a tensile strength of 70 000 pounds to
the square inch. She was allowed to carry 25
passengers, and was provided with 17 cork life
preservers and 13 plank floats.
The loss to the owners, Messrs. Hulings, will
amount to abont 3,000 and the furniture, etc.,
on both boats. The boats were valued at $8,000,
and were insured for between (5,500 and 6.000,
Both boats are total wrecks. Very little of the
Return will be worth anything. Tbey were in
sured in the George Dean agency of this city.
A VETERAN'S ESCAPE.
Steward Banner Sara the SteamboatBoIIers
Were Extra. Strong.
Lindsey C Bunner, the steward on the
ill fated Two Brothers, tells a story of his
escape yesterday that is thrilling on account
of its simple earnestness.
When he crawled out of the wreck and
ruin, and reached dry land hatless, coatless
and bruised and bleeding, he gasped:
"I've been steamboating since '47, but
when tbey blow me up that way I'm darned
if they don't demoralize me!
"I was in the kitchen," said he. "We1
had just finished dinner, and I was coaxing
the engineer to have some soup, as he
hadn't eaten anything. He said no, and
left me. He had just about time to go to
the boiler and turn cold water into her
when th e explosion occurred. Mind you,
I don't say he did turn cold water in, but
if he did, and the water was low and the
boiler hot, as I imagine, then that was
what caused the explosion.
"I don't want to say a word against any
body, but those boilers were as strong as any
on the river. They must have been strong,
because in all my 40 years' experience on
the river I never "saw such complete devas
tation. If the boilers had been pcor they
would have gone off easy, but as it was the
pressure must have been terrific."
A NEW CABLE ROUTE.
The Central Passenger to go Out
Wylie and Perhaps to East End.
AN ELECTRIC LOOP FOR CENTER
Shutting Oat a Rival and Securing Good
EXPERT ENGINEERS NOW AT WORK
The new cable road to be built by the
Central Passenger Railway Company is the
leading topic of discussion among residents
of the hill district
The proposed route has been the chief
topic of interest, but it is now regarded as
practically settled that the cable will be
stretched straight out Wylie avenue, that
line being 1,800 feet shorter than the pres
ent one, and entirely free from the peculiar
curves which distinguish Center avenue,
and which are said to be ,the greatest cause
of wear and tear on a cable equipment.
There is another strong reason in favor of
Wylie avenue. Superintendent Herron, in
speaking of the matter, said:
v ."I will not pretend to say which way the
cable road will come, because it has not yet
been officially settled. This much I will
say, however: If Wylie avenue is chosen,
it will be largely because of the fact that
Center avenue is not paved beyond Soho
street, owing to a disagreement among the
EXPERTS HOW AT "WOBK.
"Engineers are now at work estimating
the cost of the two routes, and a decision
will no doubt be reached very shortly."
A moment's consideration will show that
the point of no paving raised by Mr. Her
ron is a very important one. Because of It,
the horse cars are now forced to run on a
single track, with switches for passing cars,
from Soho street out to the stables. Two
tracks down on an unpaved street would
practically block it for all other purposes.
Some of the residents have been of the
opinion that the cable would go out Center
avenue, and that the paving could be laid
at the same time the conduits were being
constructed. This might be practicable,
were it not for the fact that a determined
fight is in progress between the abutting
property holders as to the grade to be adopt
ed. Before this trouble could be settled,
the favorable season might easily slip away
and the hill have no cable road at all.
There is still another reason beside the
fact that it is paved from end to end, why
Wylie avenue will, in all probability, be
the chosen route for the new line. The ter-ritory-to
the north of Center and Wylie
avenifes has been building up rapidly, and
will probably be even more extensively
occupied in the near future. The people in
this strip have long objected to the walk
over to Center avenue to catch the cars, and
the circuitous route which was the result.
A KIVAL IN THE FIELD.
It was following out this idea that Coun
cilman Sam Duncan proposed to build an
electric line out Webster avenue, and took
steps looking to the ultimate accomplish
ment of this purpose.
This proposal has ever since been a bug
bear in the minds of the Center avenue
people, realizing, as they did, that such a
road could not tail to draw heavily on one
of their chief sources of revenue. But, by
throwing a line straight out Wylie, in
stead ot leaving that thoroughfare at Pul
ton, the demand of the people in that re
gion could be met and Mr. Duncan's pro
ject dashed with considerable cold water,
even if it did not receive a complete
But the difficulty that then arose was
from the protests of the Center avenue citi
zens, who would undoubtedly kick vigor
ously at being lelt. out in the cold. Mr.
Whitney also has considerable property
near Center, which would undoubtedly be
considerably affected by the change, and
the company was apparently placed be
tween two horns of a cry decided dilemma.
It is understood, however, that a plan has
been evolved to meet the difficulty, which
will be satisfactory to all parties.
EAPID TRANSIT THE EESULT.
By this arrangement the cable road is to
be constructed on Wylie, ,and by this route
will reach the stables from town inside of 15
minutes, considerably less than half of the
time now occupied. A proposition is to be
made to the residents ot Center avenue to
the effect that if sufficient encouragement
is given they will be provided with a .loop
operated by electricity.
It is said that the encouragement desired
is the subscription for stock to the amount
of $25,000. It is further stated that a por
tion or this has already been secured, and
that the scheme is almost certain to be a
success. The cost of the equipment would
be comparatively small, as the cars could be
run over the present tracks, and all that
would have to be supplied wonld be the
proper cars and the power. It is also con
templated that at the proper time the cable
road will be extended toward the Bast End,
and brought back to the electric line by
way of Center avenue, thus forming an ex
tensive figure 8, but this is still in the misty
R0BIS0N CALLED DOWN.
Fourth Warders Want Time Before Passing
the New Charter Bills.
A lively charter meeting was held by the
citizens of the Fourth ward, Allegheny, at
the German Masonic Hall, last night Mr.
Bobison, representative of the district, was
condemned for stating thst no one opposed
the bill he presented, except-three or four
disappointed politicians and one discharged
clerk; and that he lied when he said that
there was not a citizen of Allegheny, except
the clique who run the city. A report of
his speech was then read and denounced.
As the committee appointed to confer
with a like committee from Pittsburg in re
gard to drawing up a code of laws for second-class
cities had not materalized because
the Pittsburg people had not taken an inter
est in the matter, they wanted the legisla
tors to delay the passage of the bill for a
time. Besolutions were drawn up request
ing their representatives to go slow, nud
embodying their remonstrances, and will be
sent to the members of the legislature.
NOT AFRAID OP J3IBMARCS.
Wllhclm's Ex-Subjects Renounce Allegiance
Prothonotary Bradley notes a large in
crease in the last fortnight of applicants for
first and final naturalization papers. Mr.
Bradley states that the applicants are gen
erally Germans, who express themselves
very plainly regarding Bismarck and
Samoa, and evince a desire to stab the Man
of Iron under the fifth rib and want to do It
under the sanction of Uncle Sam and in the
shadow of the starry banner. The Prothon
otary is sometimes very much troubled to
read the names submitted to him, as neither
the pronunciation nor script of the writers
affords a clue. Why he hasn't a German
clerk in the office is not explained.
The B. fc O. Doing a Good Passenger Busi
ness to the Pacific Coast.
The number of passengers going tottbe
Pacific Coast to spend the winter is quite as
large this year as in others gone by.
Yesterday Division Passenger Agent
Smith, of the B. & O., fitted out a number
of people with tickets for the land ot the
vine. In the party were Mr. Mills, -wife
and mother, of Ingram, tbound for Los
Angeles, and B, H. Boyle and Miss Mar
guerite Boyle will start to-morrow for
various points along the Pacific Coast A
number of others hare gone and are going
over ths B. & O.
PITTSBURG DISPATCH.'-SONDAT,' EBRUAKY 3, 1889. . '' '
WAS THERE A 'WARNING?
Venerable James Yates Maimed and Almost
Killed by a Citizens' Traction Car An
Eye Witness Make n Statement.
Just as car No. 105, of the Butler street
division of the Citizens' Traction Company,
was rounding Seventh street yesterday lore
noon, between 10 and 11 o'clock, on its re
turn trip, Mr. James Yates, a man
81 years old, went to cross the street,
near Peter Bacigalupo's confection
erv. What happened further is better
I told in the words of Mr. William C. Tracey,
a roller by trade, who was standing on the
corner by the Y. M. C. A. building. To a
Dispatch reporter yesterday he said:
I saw MrYates coming across the street and
was waiting for him as I am acquainted with'
him. Jnst as he got In the middle of the track
car No. 105 came around the corner and struck
him. It whirled him around so that his face
was toward the opposite corner and shoved him
back under the first truck. I helped take him
up and take him into Becker & Jarvls' plumb
ing shop at the corner and afterward went
with him to Mercy Hospital, where his right
leg was amputated at the knee. The other was
also broken and his right hand bruised.
When 1 saw the car coming, I was looking at
it and saw that both the men in the cab were
looking back and did not ring the jrong after
they left the other corner. There was no
warning at all. Afterward I found out that
the men in tho cab were Peter Gulick and a
man named Dot. Dot was teacmng uulick.
Mr. James Yates, the man whose life is now
despaired of, as the subject of the accident, is
the father oi Mrs. Dr. G. W. Spencer, who re
sides at k02 Penn avenue, to which place he was
going, from his sister's, Mrs. Kegs, lower down
on Penn avenue.
Mr. Yates is the father-in-law of the late
Dr. Spencer, and brother of Dr. Yates.' He
is also the grandfather of Lillian Spencer.
He is one of the patriarchs among Pitts
burgers, and has gained the respect and
esteem of a host of friends, who join with
his relatives in regrets and sympathy at the
sad calamity which has befallen him.
EIGHT GRANITE COLUMNS.
A Shipment of Granlto lor the Government
Building to Arrive In a Few Days From
The Southern Granite Company, whose
quarries are near Atlanta, Ga., have made
their first shipment of magnificent Lithonia
granite columns for the Government build
ing in this city.
The columns are over 23 feet in length
each. There are eight of them, and are of
"ten cut" work, each being perfectly round
ed and of tapering proportions, 3 at the
base and 2 ieet 9 inches at the top. The
finish brings out the light gray color of the
granite, which, under that form of finish,
glistens like ground glass. The columns
are said to be very beautiful.
Granite is very difficult to cut and is only
worked by experts. The work on the col
umns, which are to arrive in the city either
on Monday or Tuesday, was done by Noah
Kirk, formerly Superintendent of Erection
of the new State House at Albany, N. Y.
The Southern Granite Company obtained
the contract for furnishing the granite for
the building after United States Govern
ment Inspector of Buildings James J.
Mitchell had visited the quarries at Litho
He went from Washington for that pur
pose, and spent several days at Lithonia.
The main points to be considered were the
quality of the granite and the facilities for
the company doing the work. The company
won the contract over all competitors.
The work on the new building is going on
rapidly. The new columns will be placed
in position as soon as they arrive. At least
one part of the building will be beautiful if
the remainder is not. The columns will
give the front of the building a decidedly
LOVELT OFFICIAL JUIX.
McAleese nod O'Mnra Charged With Dis
orderly Conduct by Dr. H. B. Orr.
A beautiful row, that has been growing
for sometime, culminated yesterday morn
ing in the arrest ot Inspector McAleese and
Assistant Superindendent Boger O'Marael
the Police department, on tne cnarge oi
disorderly conduct and surety of the peace,"
preferred by Dr. H. B. Orr, who alleges
they threatened him with bodily violence
because he rather indiscriminately charged
them with receiving bribes.
Both gentlemen promptly furnished bail
at Alderman 'Cassidy's office, and it was
here that a lively talk between Cassidy and
McAleese was said to have taken place, in
which the latter threatened to make it hot
for Cassidy in the, First ward. The trouble
arose on account of Ore's alleged remarks
that both had been paid money by the phy
sician's patients in order that they might
not be molested by raids.
Silent Boger, as usual, did no talking;
but Inspector McAleese, in speaking of the
informations made against them, said:
There is more in this case than is yet
known. We have a first-class case of con
spiracy against a number of people down in the
First ward who are implicated in this matter.
I told Dr. Orr just what I am charged with tell
ing him and I suppose I'll have to pay for it
but we'll make it warm for somebody before it
There is a big political fight in the First
ward, and I have been taking a band in it and
the whole trouble arises from that. I haven't
any money, but I have a reputation, and I'll
give Dr. Orr a chance next Tuesday to prove,
if he can, any of his charges against me.
TO LIMIT THEIR POWER.
The Junction Bond Wants a Certain Term
inal Law Passed.
The Junction Bailroad is circulating a
petition among business men to be presented
to the Legislature for the purpose of having
a law passed to limit the gobbling power
of railroads at terminal points.
The petition was presented to the Grain
and Flour Exchange yesterday, and the
members were quite favorable to the pro
posed law. The petition was referred to the
Committee on Legislation, and will come
up again at the meeting to-morrow for sig
nature. The object of the law primarily is to bene
fit the Junction Boad, now shut out at Forty-third
street by the Allegheny Valley and
the Pittsburg and Western, held in abey
ance by the West Penn. The law is in
tended to prevent railroads from condemn
ing property indiscriminately at terminal
points to the detriment of other roads. The
maj'ority of business men agree that such a
law is needed, and the Junction petition
will go to Harrisburg with a long list of
THE MUST EXPLAIN
A Man Why He Fawned a Caar, and a
Woman Why She Gave It to Him.
A man giving the name of Binehart
Smith went into Miller's pawnshop, on
Wylie avenue, and wanted to pawn an over
coat. The police had been notified that a coat
answering the description of the one offered
had been stolen on the 31st of last month,
and they arrested Smith, who said he had
been given the garment by a woman named
Charlotte Houston, of No. 272 Second
avenue. Both were turned in by Officer
Hugh Madison and locked up to await an
THE POOR DOGGIES SUPPER.
A Mount Washington Fiend Poisoning Dogs,
to Spite Their Masters.
An indignant resident of the Thirty-second
ward, Mount Washington, entered The
Dispatch office and requested a reporter to
put a "piece" in the paper stating that a
nemesis is pursuing the dogs in bis neigh
borhood, and is scattering dog buttons with
the liberality of a philanthropist.
Thirteen dogs have already been cut off
in their prime by him. He is said to have
a spite against the owners of the dogs, who
are hot on his trail.
De. B. M. Hanna. Eye, ear, nose and
throat diseases exclusively. Office, 718 Perm
street, Pittsburg, Pa. s&sa
SUNDAY, ' FEBRUARY
IN FIGHTING HUM0E.
Homeopaths Will Demand a Separate
State Board of Examiners.
NO CLOSE CORPORATION FOR THEM.
Allopaths Will Not be Permitted to Work a
Game of Gouge.
THE LEGISLATIVE BILL LAID BARE
An important meeting of homeopathic
physicians was held Friday evening, with
reference to the bill pending in the Legisla
ture to have doctors examined by a State
board before they are allowed to practice.
The bill is engineered by allopaths, and in
its present shape is not relished by the
homeopaths. The latter do not propose to
allow the former to steal a march on them
if they can prevent it.
After a lengthy discussion a committee,
consisting of Drs. McClelland, Williard,
Cooper and Seip, was appointed to confer
with similar committees, from most of the
counties in the State and the Legislative
Committee of the State Homeopathic Soci
ety at Harrisburg next Tuesday. The
Pittsburg committeeis instructed to demand
a separate board of homeopaths to examine
their class of physicians, and they do not
propose to yield an inch from this position.
In any event, after conferning with the
allopaths in charge of the bill, if nothing
further can be done,
THEY WILL DEMAND
equal representation on the board, and
they will ask that the bill be modified to
make this provision. That is, the board
will consist of nine doctors, three from the
allopathic, homeopathic and eclectic classes.
The homeopaths admit that the idea of a
State board is a good one, but they want
each class of physicians represented. They
would prefer to have a Board of Regents
appointed by the State to examine the
medical student when he is ready to
graduate rather than have it done by the
professors of the colleges, as at present.
A well-known homeopathic physician, in
explaining last night what was done at the
meeting, said: "We do not like the bill in
its present form, and we will not see our
rights invaded without a murmur. The
present bill provides for a close corporation
that would be nothing more than an inquisi
tion. They are accountable to no one, and
they could rej'ect physicians as they pleased.
The Secretary and Treasurer will each give
a bond of 51,000, to be deposited with the
President of the board. The officers of the
State Board of Health give bonds that are
deposited with the Secretary of the Common
wealth, and they are accountable to him.
A PEETHfENT QUESTION.
"Why should not these doctors be held
responsible in a similar manner? We
want the bill modified to provide for such
"Another point in which the bill is de
fective is that the physicians on the hoard
are to be taken from the different State
medical societies. Well, as anv number
are likely to spring up, great confusion and
fraud would result. The bill should be
changed so that the members be taken from
the existing State medical societies, which
are three, the homeopathic, allopathic and
eclectic. If the bill is modified in these re
spects the homeopaths will be satisfied.
"The homeopathic colleges in the State are
chartered, and their graduates are lawful
practitioners It is unconstitutional to pass
laws depriving these physicians of the right
to practice without annulling the charters.
Now our system ot therapeutics is entirely
different from the allopathic, and how could
a board of allopaths examine me on this
subject? They would say my answers are
not correct, and on this ground bar me from
practice. But the homeopaths will see that
their constitutional rights are not trampled
upon with impunity."
A MUSICAL EYEN1NG.
A Famous English Glee Society Appears at
'Old City Hall.
The Bhoudda Glee Society, from the
Eoyal Albert Hall, London, England, gave
a concart last evening at Old City Hall
under the auspices of the Gilt Edge Lodge
No. 62, Switchmen's Mutual Aid Associa
tion. The society is composed of well
known artists, and their work last evening
was very clever. A large audience was
present and determined to get the worth of
their money out of the society. The per
formers were recalled so frequently that it
became a nuisance.
The singing of Miss Bronwen Morlais
was good. She has a pure contralto voice.
Her rendering of the song, "Sunshine After
Bain," was the best effort of the evening.
Mr. John Thomas (Eos y De) was evident
ly out of sorts, as his singing was not up to
his standard. Mrs. Llinos Dar Stephens,
Mr. G. P. Williams and Mr. D. G. Davies
deserve special mention for the rendering
of the parts assigned to them.
The singing of the society as a whole was
finished and harmonious.
The members of the society are: Soprano,
Miss Llinos Dar Stephens; contralto, Miss
Bronwen Morlais; conductor's telorydd, Mr.
T. Stephens; accompanist, Mr. D. Lloyd;
first tenors, Eos y De, Tom Felix, J. How
ells, W. Davis, D. Salathiel; second tenors,
D. L. Bees, J. Jenkins, D. Francis; first
bass, G. Price, D. Abraham, S. Davis; sec
ond bass, G. P. Williams, J. H. Jenkins,
T. Davis and Llew Bedw.
A CHURCH FLOOR PALLS.
An Awful Panic Averted at a Large Fun
eral at InfcKeeiport.
About 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon as
the remains of the late Mrs. D. M. Bennett
were .being taken into the Second M. E.
Church, at McKeesport, Pa.,the floor in the
building gave away in the center and fell
three feet The. church was packed with
people and a terrible disaster was only pre
vented through the presence of mind of the
minister and several persons in the choir,
who promptlv told the people what to do.
Several ladies fainted, but were removed
The floor was on the foundation of the
building and it had not far to fall.
The funeral adiourned to the First M. E.
Church where the funeral services were
Temperance at McKeesport.
Eev. Dr. Boyle, of Braddock, Wilfred S.
Bailey, the Connecticut temperance lecturer;
Ed. S. Hays, Esq., of Pittsburg, and sev
eral past Presidents of the Blue Bibbon
Union of McKeesport will address big mass
meetings to be held in White's Opera
House, at McKeesport, Sunday afternoon
and evening, in honor of the fourth anni
versary of the union.
Americas Club Meeting.
The Americus Bepublican Club held
their regular meeting last night A new
clubhouse on Third avenue was discussed,
but referred to a committee. February 14
was set for the trial of the Baumen-Magee
charges. Fifteen new members were admit
ted and a portrait of M. S. Quay presented
the club by Mr. J. Boward.
Badly Cut Up.
Yesterday Martin Wallace, while unload
ing ore at the Edpar Thomson, fell between
the cars and was nearly cut to pieces. He
was taken to the Mercy Hospital, where Dr.
Gentry amputated his right leg and left
arm. He is not expected to live.
Fears a Cold Wave.
Last evening thieves went through Au
gust Hendrick's saloon, corner of Penn
avenne and Twentieth street, and took an
overcoat, gome mufflers and a watch chain.
A PROPOSED $500,000 BUILDING.
Prominent Men Pushing the New Board of
Trade Tenure A tVntral Location
Where All Exchange May Unite.
A strong effort is being made to revive the
project to build a Board oi Trade building
in the central part of the city.
The plan was agitated last summer by
members of the Grain and Flour Exchange,
but the apathy ot others who were afraid the
organization would lose its identity if the
various exchanges were united proved too
strong an opiate, and the project was al
lowed to slumber.
Last week Mr. C. F. Horning, one of the
committee having the matter in charge, at
tended the opening of the Trade building in
Cincinnati. He leturned more enthusiastic
than ever, and at once set to work to revive
the scheme to put np such a building in
Pittsburg. A meeting of the committee
will soon be called, and another effort will
be made to have the Grain and Flour Ex
change indorse the idea. Mr. Horning said
A magnificent building for trade purposes
could be erected in the central part of the city
for $500,000. I feel sure the other exchanges in
the city would unite in the support of it. A
stock company could easily be formed, and the
investment would more than pay.
The new building at Cincinnati will yield in
rents SCO, 000 a year. There are brokers enougn
and representatives of Western railroads in
Pittsburg who would lump at the chance to
rent the rooms. As it is, these men are scat
tered all over the city and are hard to find.
The advantages to business men of having ail
the railroad offices in one building are quite ap
parent The concentration of the various commercial
exchanges that would meet in one place, how
ever, is the strongest point. Their influence in
the discussion of municipal questions would be
beneficial. What such a body would have to
say, for example, on the subject of taxation
would be received with interest by an taxpay
ers at the present time.
In addition to the above advantages, the
quotations In every line of business would be
kept there, and the brokers would only have to
go a few steps to receive all the Information
they needed. 1 understand the Builders' Ex
change is thinking of putting up a building of
its own. I think the better plan would be to
unite and have all the exchanges meet at one
STILL FLT THE FLAG.
Neither Soar Seniors Nor Jangling Janitor
DIsmny the Members of the Moot Court.
The young gentlemen who have created
the Moot Court and carried it on to success,
notwithstanding the suit brought against it
by the Court House janitors and tipstaves,
are meeting, it is said, with troublesome op
position at present from older law students
who are about to spread their wings and
soar students who are almost fledged
but the juniors are strongly supported
by some of the members of the bar,
notably by Judge Fetterman, who states
that he would like to see, for the honor of
the bar, every lawyer at least every one
who has a student in his office take an in
terest in the Moot Court He regards thi'
institution as one that reflects honor on the
profession, and expresses hope that it will
eventually win its way to the favor of the
bar at large.
It is said that the advanced students are
jealous of the juniors on account of the lat
ter taking the lead, and that they, the
seniors, aim to capture the organization and
work: it to suit themselves and their pur
poses. The juniors, however, feel that they
nave numbers and talent sufficient to work
out their own salvation and have no inten
tion to allow themselves to be supplanted,
though at the same time they are willing to
take in the seniors.
A new constitution has been framed, the
old one having been found defective in some
respects. The new one will be adopted on
Thursday next. Some portion of the ob
ligatory course of study will be lectured
upon weekly. The main object of tne
Moot court will be to reduce the course
study to actual practice, so that a full term
ni thft Tirpscrihed stndv will cive thfi ruttir
results in actual practice as two years' or- j
dinary practice at tne -Bar does. The
mooters mean business, and have deter
mined that mere seniority shall not of
itself be able to wrest earned laurels from
M'KEESPORT AND BELLEYERNON.
Homesteaders Are Likely to Object to Grant
a Third Right of Way.
"The residents of Homestead are greatly
agitated over the proposed extension of the
McKeesport and Bellevernon Bailroad.
Already the Pittsburg, Virginia and
Charleston and Pittsburg, McKeesport and
Youghiogheny roads traverse the borough.
The Main street and the most solidly built
portion of the town lies between these two
The proposed extension will necessarily
be laid between the two roads named for the
reason that if a lower route is chosen it will
be impossible to pass under the City Farm
bridge, for it would bring the road down to
low water, and it would likewise be incon
venient to pass over the top of the bridge,
as the grade then would be too high. A
corps of engineers have been engaged the
past two weeks surveying and measuring all
the property along the dock mentioned.
As the people of Homestead feel that the
railroad companies have not treated them
fairly heretofore, very great objection will
probably be made to any further grants of
right of way.
Mr. Keller Believes in Subsidies to Build Up
a Merchant Marine.
George A. Kelley returned last night
from the three days' meeting at Washing
ton of the American Shipping and Indus
Mr. Kelley stated that he acted as Presi
dent most of the time, and he didn't have"
an opportunity to do the work he had
mapped out. He intends to submit a report
of the proceedings to the Chamber of Com
merce in a few weeks.
The object of the league is to re-establish
the merchant marine aud build up the
American navy. The design of the marine
is to train sailors and act as ocean carriers.
Mr. Kelley says the English marine is sup
ported by subsidies from the Government,
and this is the only way to build up such a
system in America. Even if the English
gave us free ships, Mr. Kelley holds that
without Governmental aid the merchant
marine could not last.
STOLE HER P0CKETB00K.
An Allegheny Woman Says She Was Bobbed
of 8100 by Three Men.
A bold daylight robbery occurred yester
day morning about 10 o'clock, in which
Mrs. Anna TJtenweiler, of 222 Madison ave
nue, Allegheny, was the loser to the extent
of $100 in cash. The lady named deals in
rags and general junk and has usually a
small amount of money about her store
room. Yesterday morning three young men went
into her store and talked to her of some
junk they proposed selling. While talking,
two of the men diverted her attention while
the other quietly purloined a purse contain
ing $100 from a sideboard in the room. The
men then left the store. Mrs. TJtenweiler
discovered her loss about an hour later and
then notified the police.
Plate Glass OfHcera Elected.
A meeting of the Board of Directors of
the Standard Plate Glass Company ior or
ganization was held at their office in
this cityi Tuesday, January 29, at which
meeting there were present James A. Cham
bers, William E. Schmertz, H. Sellers Mc
Kee, William Loeffler, John M. Kennedy,
Esq., and W. D. Wood. The meeting re
sulted in the election of James A. Chambers
President, William E. Schmertz Vice
President, and A. F. Chandler Secretary
Special Notice. Some handsome de
signs in novelty costume patterns just ar
rived. Huaus & Hacks.
TIF YK- xUE
Judge ii e t'r sos' j w r a
in aii J tctmci.
ADAM FUHS IS ON :!
The Rights, Powers and Privilebs
Cestui Que Trnst Defined.
WILLIAM CAR80N ET ALTS ADAM FUHS
A suit of peculiar interest was deciaed
yesterday in Common Pleas No. 2 of inter
est not only to the public at large, and to
the suitors on account or 530,000 involved,
but to lawyers as well, on account of that
hair-splitting rule the rule in Shelly's
case being involved in all its latitude and
longitude, but to all who contemplate the
study of law, as the rule is the pons asino
rum which most law students find great
trouble in crossing. The title of the suit is
William Carson et al vs Adam Fuhs et al,
and its history is as follows:
On January 18, 1867. Stewart Hamilton con
veyed to his son, James, three lots In Allegheny
City, "in trust for the use of bis mother, Isabella,
during her natural life, and, at her decease,
then to her heirs in fee, share and share alike."
On October SO. 1867, James conveyed the
property back to his mother, and in 1363
Stewart Hamilton and Isabella conveyed a
part of it to James, and in 1869 conveyed
another part to bim and in 1871 they conveyed
the remainder to Adam Fuhs, and about thi3
time James Hamilton conveyed bis two pieces
to Fuhs. Isabella Hamilton died in lsS.5, and
her children brought this action of ejectment
against Fuhs. The case was tried before Judge
White in December, and the Jury found for
plaintiffs, subject to the opinion of the Court
on the question of law reserved, whether, under
the deeds of Hamilton and wife to James
Hamilton, in trust for Isabella, bis mother,
she took a life estate and at her death the
property descended to her heirs: or whether,
under the rule in Shelly's case, it vested a fee
in her. '
THE KESEBVED QTJESTIOX
was argued before the Court in basic, and on
Saturday morning Judge "White filed the
opinion of all the judges, in which he reversed
the finding of the jury and ordered judgment
to be entered for the defendant non obstante
The argument of the case occupied a whole
day. The jury had rendered its verdict under
instructions from the Court. -"
His Honor states-tiSt'TSe" tftincli of law
reserved is: What title did Isabella Hamilton
take by the trust deed? If merely a life estate,
plaintiffs are entitled to recover; If a fee. either
under the rule or Shelly's case, or by virtue of
tha'statute of uses, they are not. Reviewing
the proceedings by which Fuhs came into pos
session, the Judge says: I think no question
of estoppel can be raised against plaintiffs dur
ing the life of their mother. Tberule in Shel
ly s case is firmly established as a law of this
State, though it is difficult to reconcile some of
the decisions. The rule is, in brief : When, by
deed or will, an estate in land is given to one
for life, and at his death the remainder to his
heirs in fee, the estate of the life tenant is en
larged to a fee, the two estates merged into
one, and the first taker takes the whole. The
true test in the application of the rule Is, did
the grantor intend that the remainder never
should take as heirs of the life tenants? The
thins sought is not the persons who are directed
to take the remainder, but the character in
which the donor intended tbey should take in
The word heirs may be limited or modified by
other irrequivocal expressions in the deed or
will and other words than that of "heirs" may
bring the case within the rnle. "Any form of
words sufficient to show that the remainder is
to go to those whom the law points out as the
generator lineal heirs of the first taker will
enlarge tne estate" oi tne me tenant into a tee
by Implicating Potts' appeal, McKee .vs Mc
Kinley, Doason vs Ball, etc
If the deed had been directly to Isabella
Hamilton "during her natural life and at her
death, then to her heirs in fee, share and share
alike," she would have taken a fee. Phizsick's
appeal, Ogden's appeal.
But the rule in Shelly's case does not apply
unless both estates for life and remainder
are of the same quality, both legal and equita
ble. Here the lecal estate under the trnst is in
the trustee, and Isabella Hamilton had only an
equitable life estate. Bo bad the remainder
men, but under the statute of uses it became
an executive trust as tn them, and they took
the legal estate in remainder if the first had
taken only a life estate. Was it a dry or un
executed trust; also as to her so that she took
the legal estate under the statute of uses.
A dry trust His Honor explains, is one where
no duties are to be performed by the trustee:
an active one where important duties are con
fided to the trustee.
TBUSTS NOT STEICTLT ACTIVE,
but passive, will be saved where the protection
of a married woman is involved, or that of a
spendthrift child; to support contingent re
mainders, or to serve some other purpose, use
ful and la wfuL In this case it Is a passive
After detailing the obje'et of an active trust,
he states that it ceases when it has no longer a
purpose to serve and cites many decisions. The
case was not strictly a passive trnst for there
were certain duties to be performed by the
trustees, but it fell with discoverture.
Trusts for the object of protecting the prop
erty of married women from their husband s
debts, where the husband dies, fall.
After citing the "married woman's act" of
1818, His Honor says: The trust deed in this
case was executed after the passage of that
act. It was solely for the benefit of Mrs. Isa
bella Hamilton, then a married woman. If the
title had been made directly to her she would
have taken the property entirely free from the
control, debts and liabilities ot her husband.
The trust was a dry, naked trust. As there
was no useful purpose to be served by the
trust, It was executed by the statute of uses
and fell stillborn at Its birth. The trustee had
no duty to perform during her life or at her
death. The trustee was not required to con
vey. The property went to the heirs of Mrs.
Hamilton by virtue of the trust deed ltseir.
Both estates for life ami in remainder being
legal tbey merged, and Mrs. Hamilton took un
der the fee, under the rule in Shelly's case.
It follows that Mrs. Hamilton and her hus
band could convey theTee. They might have
done that, perhaps, without a re-conveyance by
the truBtee, but after such reconveyance and
deeds for the fee-simple, duly executed by
Mrs. Hamilton and her husband for the whole
Sroperty.her children have no claim or interest
i the property.
The property involved in this case is
worth $30,000," largely made by the exer
tions of the defendant, and the line of ar
gument lawyers were required to follow was
as narrow as Mahommed's bridge from
Arabia to Paradise. The attorneys were B.
E. Stewart for plaintiffs and B. C. Christy,
S. A. Johnston and B. W. Pier for the de
fense. Invisible Profit Sale for One Week.
To-morrow morning at 9 o'clock we com
mence a sale ot ladies' muslin and cambric
underwear at cost price for one week only.
We give a few specimen quotations: Ladies'
plain chemise, full size, 17c; ditto, trimmed
and Hamburg inserting, 25c; with torchon
lace bosom, 45c. Skirt chemise, trimmed
and ruffled skirt, 65c; ditto, with torchon
lace and Hamburg inserting, 75c. Ladies'
drawers, tucked, 23c; ditto, with Hamburg
ruffle, 25c: with torchon lace and inserting,
49c. Ladies' skirts, tucked and ruffled, 25c;
ditto, with deep Hamburg or torchon lace
ruffle, 49c. Night gowns, extra long,
Mother Hubbard and Hamburg inserting,
49c; with torchon lace and insertings, 89c.
All our finer grade of ladies' underwear and
infants' goods included in this sale. Our
clearance sale of winter goods at cut prices
is still on. Busy Bee Hive, cor. Sixth and
CARPETS AT LAST YEAR'S PRICES.
All the Eastern Manufacturers Have Ad
vanced Prices, bat Groelzinger Won't.
Our spring stock which has been coming
for the past few weeks, is now all here.
Latest styles royal Wilton carpets.
Latest styles oxminsters.
Latest styles moquettes.
Latest styles gobelins.
Latest styles velvets.
Latest styles body brussels.
Latest styles tapestry brussels.
Latest styles ingrains.
Latest styles three-plys.
The newest goods from the best manufac
turers, all of them. Come in and see them
as early as yon can.
627 and 629 Penn avenue.
Take Dr. O'Keefe's Bitten for the liver.
34 Fifth avenne.
MARSHELI THE CASH GROCER,
Will Save Yon Money.
Something new and something very wel
come in these days of high-priced coffee.
..--.rshell's seK-clarifying coffee only loc
v a.. vo. Thi coffee is freshlv
)t ou,wlrT'day. and is guaranteed to
lively )JV .'I. j,;nlr You can't lose
'-A bl ', Ann't like it. bring it back.
'e is v Veather knocked the bottom
'-ars old ,, Here are a few prices
Tht . a "-n: Corn, 4 cans, 25c;
is at th i ring dcbus, - -,
ten-whe. reaches, 3 cans,
t Fo va T can suit
iny "tt want
son, " i -only
J135,.. -t '. ju'ih.-v to
looknicb . x jo
and make y.. c oa.e c
it? Now I'vb r
you want 1 50 .
bread guaranteed e.
lea, did you say? U.. j ir."
Mr. Shaw has all the tea ., . .o
cities running alter him. lk t alj
man in the two cities who can t ,ierj'
one in tea. .
Send for weekly price list and order by
mail. Orders amounting to $10 00, without
counting sugar, packed and shipped free of -charge
to any point within 200 miles.
Give me a trial; I will save you money.
79 and 81 Ohio st, cor. Sandusky, Alle
gheny. Full Dress Suit SIS.
At this time of the year we always find a
big demand for full dress (swallow tail)
suits. To meet this demand, and to start
our week's trade with a rush, we will sell,
on Monday onlvaabout 65 full dress suits
for the sight-selling price of $18. The coat
and vests are made of the finest West of
Encland cloth and the pants of imported
doeskin. Tailors chargeJ55 for the iden
tical suits. We have all sizes and can fit
anybody, but we offer this inducement for
Monday only: Full dress suits, $ 18.
P. C. C. C,
Cor. Grant and Diamond sts, opp. the new
Iiadlea, Yoar Attention, Please.
You enjoy a nice looking table. Tho
fnrnishment of a table has much to do with
its appearance. Price of articles frequently
prevents you from doing as you wish. Now
you can reach your desires by patronizing
the new glassware house of D. Tayhar & Co.,
947 Liberty street Mr. Taylor is a young
man who had eight years' experience with
E. P. Wallace & Co. vand fie has started in
for himselA.Hjswili 'help jrou in prices
'andVoti" reciprocate by helping him with
your" patronage, please.
Those S3 Overcoats.
Saturday was busy times at our store.
We advertised it as the last day of our
great $8 sale, and had more than we could
attend to; so we have decided to continue
this sale for one day longer. To-morrow"
(Monday) will positively be the last day
these bargains will be offered, and it's the
last chance you will have of taking choice
of all our elegant kersey, melton, chinchilla
and elysian overcoats, many of them silk
and satin lined, and worth from 25 to $35,
for $8. Cape coats and ulsters also in
cluded in this sale. P. C. C. C,
Cor. Grant and Diamond sts., opp. tha
new Court House.
Lowest Prices In the Two Cities
For diamonds, watches and silverware, at
Hauch's, No. 295 Fifth avenue. Call and be
Sea Onr Window Display and Note Prices.
See our ladies' muslin underwear window!
See onr gents' furnishing goods window
Sec our infants' goods window!
See our lambrequin goods window!
See our blankets and comfort window!
See our cold weather underwear window!
See our. girls' dresses and cloak window!
See onr ladies' wrapper window!
Sfe onr ladies' and misses' corset window!
Busy Bee Hive, cor. Sixth and Liberty.
Beautiful designs in American-challls
jtfst opened; only 20c per yard.
MWFSU HUGUS & HACKE.
Anoostuba Bitters, indorsed by physi
cians and chemists for purity and whole
someness. Db. O'KEEFE'sBiTTEBspurifythebloodV
34 Fifth avenue.
THE photographs made by Dabbs are be
ing better appreciated every year.
TO CLOSE UP PARTNERSHIP ro- .
quires quick sales.
SILKS and DRESS GOODS all re
vised in price.
CLOTHS and WOOLENS all revised
DRESS GOODS of every description '
all revised in price.
Domestic and House Furnishing
Goods, Table Linens, Napkins and
Towels, all revised in price.
Cloak Department containing many
choice garments, so much revised that
prices will astonish you, as all winter
garments must be sold. '
Trimmings, Handkerchiefs and Neck
wear all revised In price.
Winter Underwear. Gloves, Hosiery,
Cardigans and all heavy goods cut deep
BIBER ilASTDN, r
505 AND 507 MARKET STREET.
I have this day sold my interest in
the firm of -
HEARD, BIBER A EASTON j
to my late partners, who will continue jj
the business, assuming all liabilities. .
.and interests connected therewith. 'Jt
JAMES B. HEARD.""
ELECTION CENTRAL BANK, PITTS
BURG The annual election for Direct
ors ot this bank will be held at the banking
bouse, No. 47 Fifth avenue, oh TUESDAY,
February 12, 18S9, between the hours of 11 A. JC
ami IP. at SI. HUNNINUS, Cashier.
OFFICE OF THE , J
Pesnsylvasia coxstrcctiox CO, V
No. 132 First avenue, cltv.
ELECTION THE ANNUAL MEETING
ot the stockholders of the Pennsylvanhv
Uonstructlon Companv will be held at the office.
No. 133 First avenue, on MONDAY. February
11, 1889. between the hours of 12 v. and 1 p. x
for the purpose of electing fire (5) directors t
serve for the ensuing year.
w.j. vinsmxii, secretary.
PlTTSBUKO AHD CASTLE SHAXSOXT
Railroad Compant, I
Geiekai. Office, Caksosstrkzt. r :
Southside. Pittsbdbo. February 1 1889. J ,
ELECTION-THE ANNUAL MEETING
of the stockholders or this company will be
held at this office on TUESDAY, February
19, 1889, between the hours of 2 and i p. at, for,
the purpose of electing! President and tea,,
directors, to serve during the ensuing year and
for the transaction of such other business as
may properly come, before them. E. J.
EEAMEB, Secretary and Treasurer. fe3-ltj