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THE PITTSBUKG DISPATCH, TUESDAY, FEBRUAET 19, 1889.
ID BEATTHE WORLD
Sam English Tells of a Won
derful Yonng Tacer,
OWKED BY A BUFFALO MAtf
TrouWe Between the Female Bicy
clists and Their Manager.
COUKTY BALL LEAGUE MEETING.
National Wheelmen Elect Officers
Bead Good Keports.
BRITISH RECEPTION FOR AKSOX'S HEX.
Sam English, of the poohelling firm of
Frank Herdic & Co.,arrived in the city yes
terdav morning. He and Herdic Lave been
celling pools and making books at the ice
races in Canada. Sam never looked Dctter
in his life than he did yesterday and he had
much to talk about concerning trotters and
pacers. He was particularly enthusiastic
about a pacing wonder that he had discov
ered, which, according to Sam's statement, will
probably eclipse all the pacers in the country
before next fall comes and goes. During a
conversation vith the writer the poolscller
"I stopped off at Buffalo on Saturday night
to meet a few friends, and I was plainly given
to understand that they have a world-beater
there, and, from what I can learn, it seems to
be true. The horse I refer to is Grover Wilkes
by Red Wilkes. He was 4 years old last fall,
and made his first appearance at the Buffalo
a youngster's good eecoed.
"Hemade amark of 2:23 and has repeatedly
shown quarters in '32. Undoubtedly he is a
flyer. He is owned by Mr. Beier, who raises
stock a short distance out of Buffalo. Harvey
Ernert will no doubt drive the horse next
season in the Grand Circuit races. Grover will
be entered in the '24 pacing class, and the
authorities at Buffalo are convinced that he is
another Buffalo Girl. His owner has a number
of Red Wilkes colts, many of them are promis
Jnc. and Grover Wilkes is the pick ot tbem.
Ernert is a cood judge himself and handled
Little Ida last year. He is enfident that he
has found a Jewell in Grover Wilkes.
"During the last few weeks I have paid a
visit to Jimmy Goldsmith's stables, at Wash
ingtonville. and, depend upon it, Jimmy will
tarn out with some great norses next season.
At present he has about 30 pacers and trotters,
all good ones. I consider him the best driver
in the country and an excellent judge of a
horse. Cleon mill join his string next month,
and much is expected of that horse. Ho did
well in the Grand Circuit last year and will do
lietter next season. Another pueBomenai
pacer named St. Patrick, by Volunteer, is to be
placed under Goldsmith's care.
ST. PATKlfK A GOOD ONE.
"St. Patrick has already a record of '23 and
was Driven last year by Quinton. As soon as
the weather gets finer Goldsmith intends to
move all of his horses to the Fashion Stud
farm at Trenton. He will then take charge of
St. Patrick. It is expected that the latter will
soon cet below the 20 mark. At any rate it
will be interesting to see a race between him
and Grover Wilkes, as both parties think they
have the coming champion pacer."
Speaking of the Canadian ice races, the
speaker went on to say: "The entries and at
tendance at the Ottawa and Montreal meetings
were first-class, but the betting was not as
lively as it has formerly been. However, we
did a good business. On an average tbere
were about eight or nine starters in each race.
Darkness, a well-known Pittsburg horse, was
among the starters and did fairly well. The
weather was not the best that we could
have had, but, altogether, there was no reaon
fur complaint. Herdic came on to Buffalo
with me and proceeded to Lexington to attci.d
the horse sales there this week. He
expects to be in Pittsburg on Saturday
next on business. He has great expectations
lor tbe comms season, because of the large
number of younc horses that will make their
am.car.iDce, All prominent authorities hold a
similar opinion, and there seems to be no doubt I
about toe correctness oi sucn an opinion.
There will not only be numerous young eastern
horses, but Imnderstand that the flyers of Cal
ilornia will all be here. This mill add exciting
features to the races. Already we have made
arrangements lor early meetings. We go to
Baltimore in May and also to Richmond, Va.
From what I can learn there will be some good
racing in Pittsburg during the season. I think
the poolselling bill is sure to be made a law at
Harrisburp. and if this is done Pittsburg will
ha e some first-class races."
"I wish to add another thing about the ice
races," said Englisb. "There were an v amount
nf ringers there, and notably one. That was
Deck Wright the well-known trotter. A
party bad him there in tbe name of "Little
Jim." Deck started in the 2:40 class, although
be has a 2:19 record. It is needless to say that
Deck won handily. The crowd got on to him
finally, but not before Andy Welch and others
had done good business."
SURPRISED THE AMATEURS.
Tbe County Lcacno Selects the Fonr New
The meeting of the Allegheny County Base
ball League resulted in somewhat of a surprise
last night so much so that there will be many
disgruntled amateur ball players in the county
to-day. Tbe important business ot the meet
ing was to select four clubs to complete the
e.gbt of which the league will consist next
season. Two of tbe clubs selected were out
riders as far as the general expectations have
Mr. J. B. Jones, of Homestead, occupied tbe
chair in the absence ot President McCarthy.
Braddock was not represented at all. There
v. ere eight applicants, and they were represent
ed a follows: Emsworth. W. R. Seidle and J.
W.Clark; Etna Stars, W.J.Tihby and L. L.
Gilbert; McKeesport, F. W. Carson and F.Tor
jeyson; Riverside Greys, Ed Kccnan and J. if.
Reid. The names of the other representatives
were not given.
After tbe claims and assurances of each ap
plicant bad been fullv stated, the six delegates
representing the Homestead, East End
Athletics and the Duquesne clubs letired and
bad a lively discussion regarding a selection ot
four clubs. Tbe condition was that each club
be admitted by unanimous consent. Emsworth
and the Etna Stars were soon agreed upon, but
there was a long deadlock regarding the other
two. The Sewickleys, the Kuehnes and the
Oaklands were each favored strongly, and so
were the Greys and the McKeeports. Finally
the two last named were selected. The Greys
were chosen chieflybecaueof their good back
ing auu a pi uuiiac uum jir. iimic& mai tuev
can use Recreation Park when tbe Pittsburg
club is away. The Sewickleys were much dis
appointed, but a member of the meeting stated
that the representatives of the club left tbe
meeting before the matter was settled or else
the club would have been chosen.
The representatives of the four newly ad
mitted clulii, together with thoe of the old
members, then unanimously elected the follow
ing officers: President J. W. Clark: vice-pres-ieent
J. B. Jones; secretary. W. J. Barr; treasu
rer and official scorer. X. P. Scbooley. It was
also decided that each club nominate its repre
sentative to act on the Schedule Committee.
Tbe secretary will call a meeting when tbe
nominations have taken place.
CANNOT GET THEIR MONEY.
1iiiiHui aihj umibcu nun ti uunoiainff
Louie Mnnlrj'n Cash.
New York. February 18. Facts have come
to light which show that the recent female
bicycle race here was a hippodrome. The re
ports sent out to the effect that $10,000 or more
were taken at the door as admission fees were
nntrue. The sLare of the receipts dne the
females was something like $812, and Mr. Troy
has resolved to only pay a small portion of this
to tbe eight contestants which he entered. One
of tbem is Lottie Stanley, the winner. Troy says
that the pirls were under contract to him at a
salary of 25 per week when riding and $10 per
week when not engaged in contests. Lottie
Stanley says this is true, but that she was
promised extta money if she won. She claims
There was a scene among the parties last
night at the Madison Avenue Hotel. Lottie
Stanley and tbe other prls beseiged Troy lor
their money, but be relused to give up any
more than tbe contract called lot. Stanley
threatens to attach the bicycles and the per
centage of the receipts still m tbe bands nf
Billv O'Brien, The latter said he paid out
$1,300 for expenses during the week. Stanley
further sajs that she did not receive a cent for
winning tbe 100-mile race at Brooklyn lately.
Racing at McKce's Rocks.
Tbe six-hour pedestrian contest at McKee's
Rocks on Saturday night was a creat success.
There were 11 starters, and tbe first fonr were:
Joseph Young, S8mlles 16 laps; John McCaffery,
883; Ed Milligan, 36-7; J. Nash. 384.
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A GORGEOUS RECEPTION.
Extraordinary Preparations to Receive tlie
American Ball Players In England
Duke. Lord nnd Earls Will Meet
Thrm nnd the Prince of ,
Wales Will be There.
fBV CABLE TO TI1E DISPATCH.!
London, February IS. If the present plans
are carried out the American baseball players
when they arrive here will have a most cheer
lul reception and make the acquaintance of
many grand and noble personages as welL
C. W. Alcock, editor of the Cricket and a
thorough all-round sportsman, is working hard
to make the players feel at home when they
reach this town. His idea is to have' a com
mittee to receive the Americans which shall
represent sports of all kinds. The members of
the committee, as far as it has been already
organized by Mr. Alcock, includes the follow
ing: Duke of Buccleugh, President of the
Marylebone Cricket Club, which is the princi
pal clnb in England; Date of Beaufort, the
Lord Mayor, Consul General Waller and Sir
Reginald Hanson, Jubilee Lord Mayor. Others
who will also form part of the committee,
unless absolutely prevented, are the Duke of
Westminster: W. G.Grace, who has been En-
Eland's champion cricket player for 20 years;f
Duke of Portland, master of horse; .ban
Coventry, master of buckhounds, and a good
cricketer; Earl of Darnlcy. Earl of Latham,
who is Lord Chamberlain and a good cricketer;
Earl Manners, another cricketer; Viscount
j Holmes Dale, Lord Belpher, Lord Charles
Beresf ord. Lord Lyttleton, who with nine sons
and one cousin has formed the entire cricket
eleven of Lyttletons; Lord AValsingham, tho
great shooting man; Earl of Bessboro, Sir
William Hart Dyke, formerly President of
the Manhattan Cricket Club, and champion
racket player; Viscount Croishan, who goes
in for cricket and all kinds of sporting things;
Lord Hawke. Captain of the Yorkshire Cricket
Club; Lord Kcnnaird, President of the London
Football Association; Viscount Waterford, a
great hunting man; Mr. Justice Chitty.who was
in the Oxford Boat Club and Oxford Eleven in
the same year, a very rare distinction, and many
The Lord Mayor is already wondering which
or his gorgeous rooms he will lunch the play
ers in. the long parlor being too small and the
Egyptian room much loo large. A big dinner
in Whitehall rooms is being talked about.
The Prince of Wales will turn up to see the
players play, which means a. good thing for
anv kind of a show in this country, even if the
Prince may happen to know nothing about it.
A cablegram from Nanles savs: Consul Gen-
eral Camphausen has sent out a formal invita
tion to members of the diplomatic corps and
to many members of the best society here, in
viting them to see us pUy a game on the Cam
po Dcmarte grounds to-morrow. This would
give us a sort of official standing. We antici
pate having a good attendance of English and
American lourists, but don't expect a rush of
Italian visitors, as the sons of Italy do not co
much on outdoor sports. The weather is very
fine here at present, being clear and cold. De
spite the talk of this being tbe land of
sunny skies, we only caught our first glimpse
of old Sol since arriving here yesterday.
.Lynch has gone to Nice, to arrango for our
'pl.t ing a game there during tbe Flower Festi
val, a preat society event, now in progress
there. Our advices from Viennarepresentthat
there is great disappointment there on account
of the cold weather and the sno:r, preventing
our playing in that city in the open air. A re
ception committee of prominent citizens has
been appointed to welcome us. and they have
secured the exposition building. We may play
an indoor game, just to give the hospitable
Viennese an idea of our national game. We
had an interesting time in that wicked
but interesting city, Pompeii, to-
day. Carroll and Fogarty climbed to
the top of Vesuvius, looking lor the crater.
They came back to the hotel to-nieht, half
dead with fatigue. Mrs. Spaldinc and her son
joined the partv here. They will accompany
us as far as Nice. Ward says be will go to
Boston under Kelly or any other captain. He
does not know what the Washington proposi
tion is. We are all in the dark about baseball
matters and doings at home, and have only had
a vague hint about some sort of a classifica
tion. The boys are wondering what it is all
HOW PERKINS CORRESPONDED.
An Interesting Story About tbe Well-Known
The general theme of conversation among
local sporting people yesterday was the death
of Charles Perkins, announced exclusively
among local papers in Th '. Dispatch yester
day morning. "Perk," as he was called, was
well known among sporting people from Maine
to California. He was often in this city, and
stayed here several weeks about two years ago.
In many respects he was a remarkable man,
and many amusing and interesting stories are
told of him. Among others that a friend of
his told yesterday was the following:
"I knew Charlev well, and a strange fact was
that be could neither read nor write. He could
read numbers, however, and connt money as
well as any man living. Well, Charley had an
unique wav of con esponding with his wife
when traveling. He always had a bundle of
envelopes addressed to his own home in
Rochester, and be and his wife had a system of
ciphers, and one was that when be was feeling
sick and not in the best of Inck he wonld send
a & bill home in the addressed envelope; when
he was feeline tolerably fair the fact was made
known by a $10 bill, and when he was all right
hesentSJO. When be was in 'clover.' as the
savine is, ho would go to the express office and
forward a $100 bill. One day I asked him if be
was not afraid of losing some of bis bills. He
replied: "Why, J y. I keep all their numbers
and I missed one, but when I looked the num
ber up it was soon recovered.' "
SUNDAY'S NEW WORK.
The Pittsburg Ball Player Appears as an
Chicago, February 18. Center Fielder Billy
Sunday, of the Pittsburg club, appeared at
Farwell Hall last njebt as an evangelist His
talk was from the text "Is the young man
safe?" and was the most successful of the year.
He aimed straight at the young men in front
of him, giving them the truth in plain, earnest
language, and when he finished 4S youths raised
their hands to show that they had been con
verted. After the rccular meeting an experi
ence meeting was held iu the rear of the hall,
where Mr. Sunday led in prayer and shook
bands with the converts.
"1 wish Anson were here," he said. "What
an evangelist tbe old man would make! 2fo,
I"m glad I oidn't take the long trip. lean do
more good here trying tobring souls to Christ"
THE NATIONAL WHEELMEN.
Annual Mediae Officers Elected and En-
couracing Reports Read.
New Yokk, February 18. The National
League of American Wheelmen met at tho
Grand Union Hotel to-day and elected officers
for the ensuing year as follows:
President Charles H. Lunscomb, of New
York; Vice Presidents, James R, Dunn, of Ohio,
and Sanford Lawton. of Massachusetts: Secre
tary. T. Bassett, of Boston:Treasarer, George
A. Dow, of Maine. Of the 90 delegates to the
convention 32 were present, 44 were represent
ed by proxy and 10 were unrepresented. In the
vote for the Presidency Mr. Luscomb received
S3 votes to 20 for George A. Jessup, of Penn
sylvania. Tbe Secretary's report showed that
the membership of the League had increased
since January from 11,548 to 12.100. The Treas
urer's report shows a balance of S58S 05. -
Woodard's Horse Sale.
Lexington, ICy.. February 18. W. T.
Woodard's combination sale commenced here
to-day with a good attendance in spite of the
weather being inclement and cold. The offer
ing to-day consisted of sixty-four head, which
sold for $25,110. Best prices: Forest Wilkes,
bav stallion by Bourbon Wilkes, T. C. Wilcox,
Idam Mills Pa., $8,000; Lefebre, brown colt by
Laclede. D. W. Green, Suffolk, If. Y., $1200; The
Wasser, by General Washington, dam by Aber
deen. J. H. Boyd, Sirroeco, Ont, $700; Nailer by
Sultan, dam bv Hambletonian, L Gilmour,
Friend. Neb., $800; Nick Woodsie byStrath
more, dam by Mambrino Patchen, T. H. Love,
Montreal, Can., $700; Frantic by Strathmore,
dam by Sentinel, E. Miller, Alliance, O., $1,065.
The plavers of the Athletic clnb will report
at Philadelphia March 10.
KtN'G No. B should have discovered his six
cards before the "call."
The New York Sun gays that' Sam Wise is
very likely to piayshortstop for the Giants.
Mb. Trot Is evidently getting into greater
difficulties in New York than he left at Pitts
burg. John Si-lan's book has been published. It
Is a substantial and well-printed volume of 450
The Eastern racing fixtures for this year
mean that there will be five months of contin
Jerry Denny does not like Frank Ban
croft who has been appointed manager of the
Indianapolis team. It is reported that Brush
is trying to exchange Dennv for Pitcher
Staley, of Pittsburg. Kew York World.
"White, scarlet and black, and red plaids
1.600 pairs Bradley's blankets on sale
and to be sold at once.
Boggs & Buhl.
BAYARD'S Big BLUFF.
Onr Treaty Eights and Sainoan Inde
pendence Must be Preserved.
HE HAS CLAIMED SO ALL THE TIME,
And Now Believes That Germany Will Con
cede Both Points.
SOME IMPORTANT INSIDE DOCUMENTS.
The Saetrille Correspondence is Aoont to he Submitted
Bayard has issued a statement though his
official organ concerning the Samoan situa
tion. He S3ys that be has contended from
the first that the independence of Samoa
must be maintained. He believes that Bis
marck is now ready to make an amicable
settlement The inside diplomatic history
of the trouble is given.
Baltimore, February 18. The Sun
prints the following special from "Washing
ton, commenting on the report that Ger
many has decided to agree in part to the
Tiroposals of the United States. Con
cerning Samoa and defining Secre
tary Bayard's attitude in the mat
ter, it says: Secretary Bayard, on
being shown the cahle.dispatch from Berlin
announcing the willingness of the German
Government to effect a settlement of the
Samoan question upon the basis of joint
American. German and English control of
the islands, said he had received no official
information on the subject.
Great as this concession appears to be
when contrasted with the high-handed
course of Germany in usurping the Govern
ment of Samoa and practically destroy
ing the independence of the native
sovereignty, it does not comprise the
whole of Mr. Bayard's contention in behalf
of the Samoans. Mr. Bayard insists upon
the restoration of native independence. In
his original proposition for a conference, as
stated in his dispatch to Minister Pendleton
in June, 1886, Mr. Bayard said:
THE OniGINAL OFFEK.
No separate protectorate by any nation do
sired. Suggest that German Minister here be
authorized to confer with British Minister and
me, and arrange that order bo estab
lished. A competent and acceptable chief
to be chosen by natives and uobeld by three
powers. Three new Consuls be appointed, and
continued presence of a war vessel for two
years, provided for by three powers. Joint
declaration to be made against annexation of
protectorate by auy of tbe three powers.
The underlying principle of these sug
gestions was the maintenance of a native
Government. Germany accepted these
propositions as the basis for the proposed
conference. In a letter to Mr. Bayard, Mr.
Coleman, Secretary of Legation at Berlin,
savs Count Bercham, of the German Foreign
Office, informed him that Prince Bismarck
had accepted Mr. Bayard's suggestion as
In effect this was but nutting into more
definite and durable form the previously
existing conditions of government in Samoa.
These conditions are clearly and succinctly
stated in Mr. Bayard's instructions to
Commissioner Bates. At the "Washing
ton conference, for the express purpose,
as shown above, f establishing a stable na
tive government to be supported by all the
powers, Mr. Bayard insisted upon the
principles enunciated in the Bates instruc
tions. A GERMAN CLAIM.
Germanv has recognized these principles
as the basis of the negotiation, but during
tho conference she departed from this posi
tion, and put in a claim for preponderant
control. England acquiesced in this pre
tension, and the conference came to nanght
for the reason that Mr. .Bayard
wonld not consent to surrender
cither the political independence of
Samoa or the equal share of .the United
States in the territorial control. After the
series of troubles which culminated in the
proclamation of martial law by the Ger
mans and Mr. Bayard's protest against Ger
man aggressions, Prince Bismarck proposed
"A resumption of the consultation which
took place between the representatives of
Germany, England and the United States
in 1887 at Washington."
The German Minister at "Washington was
also instructed to declare that "any suppo
sition that Germany would not feel satis
fied with a neutral position in the Samoan
islands is unfounded. "We simply de
sire to create a condition which offers
permanent security for bringing to an end
bloodshed and decapitation, and which
grants permanent safety to the commercial
interests of the three treaty powers in
It may be, of course, that the cable dis
patch has not stated the German Govern
ment's determination fully, and that the ex
pected communication from the German
Foreign Office will include Samoan
independence among the feat
ures ol the proposed arrangement
However this may be, it must be admitted
that Secretary Bayard has scored a signal
trinmph in staying the hand of the strongest
and most agressive military power in Eu
rope, and in obtaining the concessions
which are said to have been made already
by .o dictatorial a statesman as Bismarck.
The President will shortly transmit to
Congress the correspondence between Secre
tary Bayard and the British Government
in relation to the dismissal of the British
Minister, Locd Sackvifle. It is understood
that one of the chief points in dispnte is
whether a government may with propriety
refuse to recognize the official repre
sentative of a country without the latter's
assent. Lord Salisbury is said to maintain
that a Minister should be permitted to re
main at his post until his own Government
is satisfied that his usefulness is impaired.
Mr. Bayard holds that he may be dismissed
as soon as he ceases to be acceptable.
One of the theories advanced in explana
tion of the British Government's "delay in
sending another Minister to this country is
that the British foreign office
is embarrassed Dy tne difficulty
of re-locating Lord Sackville. It may be
assumed that it is not easy to dispose of a
diplomat who has been dismissed by the
country to which he has been accredited
and as Lord Sackville is still 'a member of
the diplomatic service, it is neces
sary to provide for him some
where. It is not believed in
well informed circles that the delay is in
tentional or is meant to be construed as re
senting the treatment of Lord Sackville by
the Cleveland administration.
WILLING TO SETTLE.
Ives and Staynor Trying to Effect an Arnica
IfrrCIAt TELEGRAM TO THE DISPATCH
New York, February 18 Mr. Frank
R. Lawrence, counsel of the Cincinnati,
Hamilton and Dayton Railroad, in their
suit against Ives and Staynor, said to-day
that efforts were being made to effect a set
tlement in the case, but that as yet nothing
had been accomplished.
The nature of the settlement Mr.Lawrence
didn't think would be of interest to the
public. In any case he would not say what
it was. Ives and Staynor are still in "jail.
Tbe Charming Whistler.
Mrs. Shaw, the delightful whistler, who
has charmed many a cultivated musical au
dience, promises to be warmly appreciated
when, on Saturday afternoon and evening,
she gives her fine concert at Lafayette Hall,
under the auspices of the Pittsburg Press
Club. There are other entertaining mu
sicians with her on the programme, but it is
safe to say that large audiences will go to
see and hear Mrs. Shaw only.
A SUSPECT IN LIMI50.
Samuel Rowo Apprehended Under Sus
picion of Being Ono of St. Clair's Mur
derous Assailants nnd Robbers.
Special Officer Michael Harrison, located
at the Union depot, last night arrested a
man who is supposed to be one of the men
who shot L. K. St. Clair, at "Wilkinsburg,
last "Wednesday morning.
On the night before the shooting a young
man entered a blacksmith shop at "Wilkins
burg and asked lor some soft water. "While
the proprietor of the shop was getting it for
him, the young fellow engaged in conversa
tion with John Graham, a "Wilkinsburg res
ident, who happened to be in the shop.
After he left the shop he was not seen again
in that locality; but, from the description of
the men who ran away from St. Clair's place
the next morning, Graham and others have
concluded that he was one of the burglars.
Graham last night saw this man inKessler's
saloon on Smithfield street. He notified
Officer Harrison, who arrested the man at
once. He said his name was Samuel Kowe.
"Were you at WilEinsburg last Tuesday
night?" asked the officer.
"2fo," replied Kowe, "I was in McKees
port that and the next night."
"Are you quite bure of that?"
"Yes, I'll swear to it." '
Graham here asked Rowe if he had not
been the man who came into the blacksmith
shop at "Wilkinsburg on that evening, but
he denied this until he saw that Graham
fully recognized him. Then he said he had
been at "Wilkinsburg that evening in com
pany with another man, whom he did not
know, and related the circumstances of his
asking for some soft water with which to
mix a silver polishing compound he was
The officer arrested him then, and placed
him in Central station. Rowe said he had
always lived at Beaver, until about two
months ago, when he came here, stopping
since his arrival at Johnson's lodging honse
on Fifth avenue. The register there shows
that be has been stopping there about 10
days, registered from Chicago, and left on
Saturday, telling other men who lodge
there that he was going to Washington
The officers think that Rowe is the man
they want, and he will probably be taken
to Wilkinsburg this morning.
EEVIVING AN OLD PROJECT.
The P.. C. it Y. Railroad May Reach tho
Lake ns Well as Braddock Good Evi
dence Concerning Recent Surveys.
Secretary Hill.of the Pittsburg, Chartier?
and Youghiogheny Railroad, disclaimed
suavely yesterday all knowledge of the
right of way recently granted by the Brad
dock Councils to his road. He denied, too,
that his company had any idea of extending
the line to Braddock to reach the Edgar
Thomson Steel "Works.
For all that, it is a well-known fact that
the road has been trying to get into Brad
dock for some time. A corps of engineers
has been surveying a route back of Mt.
Washington, and it is strongly rumored
that the road is ready to begin the work of
Mr. Andrew Carnegie is said to be back
of the scheme. The object is to establish an
outlet to the lakes for the Edgar Thomson.
The plan is to use the Pittsburg, Chartiers
and Youghiogheny, and extend it to connect
with the old Cleveland, Youngstown and
Pittsburg road, in which Mr. Carnegie is
heavily interested. This road runs from
Steubenville to Phalanx on the Kypano.
About 60 miles of new road would have to be
built from that point to reach the lakes.
The mysterious surveys made by a corps of
engineers near Mansfield would seem to in
dicate that Mr. Carnegie intends to carry
out his cherished plans of having his own
road.to the lake.
TWO BOLD ROBBERIES.
An Italian and a Drummer Are Looking for
rSFECtAL TELEGRAM TO THE DISPATCH. 1
OrL City, February 18. Jacob Adamo,
an Italian, who lives alone in a small build
ing np Charley Run, and is generally
known as "Jikey," came into town this
afternoon, bearing the marks of rough treat
ment He had a bad cut over his right eye
and was bleeding freely from several ugly
wounds upon the head. From the account
he gave in broken English it was learned
that shortly before noon a tall young man,
wearing a white hat, came into his place,
represented himself to be a detective in
search of counterieiters, and showed some
kind of a badge upon his breast When he
got near enough to the old man he knocked
him down, tied his hands behind him,
kicked him brutally and beat him into in
sensibility with an ax.
When Adamo regained consciousness he
found that $25 had been stolen from him
and the robber was gone. Nothing is known
of the perpetrator. A Cleveland drummer,
who was in the city over Sunday and
stopped at the boarding house of" Mrs.
Richey, on Elm street, is short 5180. He
says that he laid down on the bed yesterday
afternoon, and when supper time came he
found himself arousing from a stupor of
some kind and thought he could smell
JEALOUS OP MRS. CLEVELAND.
Southampton Choir dingers Tbonsht the
Dominie's Wife Hnd Too Good a Voice.
Kew York, February 17. The Deople of
Southampton, L. I., are speculating as to
why the Rev. William Keal Cleveland,
brother of President Cleveland, was re
jected by the members of the Presbyterian
Church when he was recently proposed for
appointment as pastor of the church.
Though it is admitted that some of the
congregation voted against Dominie Cleve
land s appointment because of President
Cleveland's politics, it is believed that there
were other reasons why Mr. Cleveland was
not called to the Presbyterian Church.
Dominie Cleveland has a pretty wife, who
is a good soprano singer. While the Domi
nie was temporarily supplying the pulpit of
the chnrch his wife's fine soprano voice was
heard at every service. It is said that the
female members of the choir became jealous
of the dominie's wife, and it was openly
asserted by some of the choir that Mr.
Cleveland would never be called to be the
permanent pastor of the church. "When the
question was voted upon Dominic Cleve
landwas rejected by a vote of 80 to 35.
It is now asserted that the young people,
including the members of the choir, voted
solidly against Dominie Cleveland.
BEN LUTTERWORTH'S HOBBY.
Ho Wants Uncle Sam to Entcrtnln Some
Canndinns at a Cost of $150,000.
Washington, February 18. The Post
to-morrow will say: Congressman Bntter
wortb, of Ohio, will soon introduce
a resolution requesting the President
to invite the members of the
Parliament of the Dominion of Canada
and the Premiers and Cabinets of the several
provinces of the Dominion to visit the
United States about May 1, next, and be
the guests of the people of the United
The resolution asks for an appropriation
of 8150,000 to defray the expense of their
visit, and provides for the appoint
ment of a grand committee of 75
members of the House of Representatives
and asuitable number of Senators to receive
and entertain the nation's guests. It also
authorizes the various railway companies
to make rates for the transportation
of the distinguished guests, regardless of
the inter-State commerce act
The purpose of Mr, Bntterworth's resolu
tion is to promote a more friendly feeling
and encourage a closer business relation be
tween the petfple of the two countries.
The Task of Forming a Cabinet for
France, as the Groups of
KEPUBL1CANS WILL NOT COMBINE.
O'Brien is Again Tried for Offenses Against
the Crimes Act,
ANOTHEE MONARCH BECOMES INSANE
ArchtjishopWalsh Speals Forcibly on the Treatment
BeeeiTcd by Irish Catholics.
The construction, of a French Cabinet
proves as puzzling a task as the one Gen
eral Harrison is working on. M. Meline
has given up the job, and M. Bouvier will
probably try it. The news from Ireland is
still of the same sad character as heretofore.
King Otto has finally become undoubtedly
Paris, February 18. M. Meline, recog
nizing the impossibility of forming a Cabi
net on the basis of a concentration of the
several Republican groups, has abandoned
the attempt. It is expected that President
Carnot will appeal to M. Bouvier to form a
The Chamber of Deputies sat for a few
minutes to-day, and then adjourned until
to-morrow, rejecting, by a vote of 292 to262,
amotion to adjourn until Thursday. M. De
Latte gave notice that he would introduce a
motion in favor of forming a ministry out
side of Parliament.
The Senate, by a vote of 207 to 62, passed
a bill providing that press offenses, especial
ly that of insulting public personages, shall
be dealt with by the correctional police tri
bunals. O'BRIEN TEIED AGAIN.
His Counsel Forcibly Expelled From tho
Dublin, February 18. Mr. O'Brien was
arraigned at Tralee to-day on the last
summons issued aeainst him for offenses
under the crimes act. An extra force of
police and military was on duty to preserve
order. The Government has issued a
proclamation forbidding the assembling of
crowds. Mr. O'Brien looked very pale.
During the progress of the case Mr.Healy,
Mr. O'Brien's counsel, called Colonel
Turner a sneak. The magistrates demanded
that he retract the epithet Mr. Healy re
fused to do so, and he was forcibly expelled
from the court room. The court abruptly
TTsed by an Archbishop in Speaking on tho
Dublin, February 18. Archbishop
Walsh delivered an address to the pupils of
a Catholic school in this city to-day. In
the course of his remarks he said that the
Government ought to treat the Irish Catho
lics in a more liberal manner and place their
colleges on an equality with other colleges,
but it appeared that legislation on the sub
ject could not be expected unless the demand
therefor was backed up by open and vio
lent resistance to the law.
Bismarck Held to Ilnve Acted Wisely In
tho Samonn Affair.
Berlin, February 18. The Cologne Ga
zette says it thinks that the "White Book"
on Samoan affairs, recently 'published by
the Government, bears striking testimony
to the wisdom and moderation of Prince
Bismarck. It holds that the reports of the
German Consul at Apia prove that the
action of the Americans Was illegal and
overbearing, and that the policy of Ger
many was bring peace to Samoa.
The Empress' Splrllnnl Adviser.
Berlin, February 18. The appointment
of Pastor Dryander, of the Church of the
Holy Trinity, as spiritual adviser to the
Empress, is announced. In connection
with this appointment a rumor is in circula
tion that Dr. Stoecker is abont to resign the
court chaplainship. Dr. Dryander does not
belong to the High Church party.
Another Crnzy monarch.
London, February 18. A dispatch from
Munich says that King Otto of Bavaria has
been proved without a doubt to be hopeless
ly insane. The King had recently shown
such marked signs ot improvement in his
mental condition that some hope of his ulti
mate recovery was entertained.
Wbolesnle Arrests In Ireland.
Dublin, February 18. Four more per
sons have been arrested in connection with
the murder of Police Inspector Martin at
Gweedore. The police have the names of
100 persons who took part in the disturbance
that resulted in the killing of Martin.
Did Ho Hit Him With a Bar?
John Lightboat yesterday lodged an in
formation before Alderman Porter against
Peter Sheehan for assault and battery. The
men are employed in Carnegie's Thirty
third street mill, and Lightboat alleges
that during a quarrel at their work, Shee
han beat him over the head with an iron
bar. Sheehan will be given a hearing to
day. After the Farade.
The Ancient Order of Hibernians will
give a reception Friday evening in the
Grand Central Rink. Addresses will be
made by Dr. J. A. Logan, William A.
Gonlden, William Walls and others. A
number of patriotic Irishmen from New
York and Boston will probably be in at
tendance. Communicated. 1
TELL THE TRUTH.
ABaso Rumor Regarding Cnndldnto
Michael Contradlctod Under Onth.
Thomas McMichael is a candidate in the
Sixth ward for Select Councils against Mr".
Williams. Circulars were issued last night,
purporting to be signed by Mr. McMich
ael, warning Catholics not to vote for Will
iams, because he belonged to the Jr. O. U.
A. M. The following affidavit explains it
self: Personally appeared before me, Thomas
McMichael, who, being duly sworn accord
ing to law, deposeth and says that tbe cir
cular purporting to have been issued by
Lodge No. 284 of American Mechanics is a
base fabrication, and a weak invention of
the enemy, wholly unworthy of any atten
tion, and only serving to show the despera
tion of its unscrupulous authors; that the
first intimation he bad of its contents was
received on the eve of election, and that he
denounces it as emanating from the opposi
tion for political effect.
Sworn and subscribed before me this 18th
day of February, 1889. John Nolan,
Shoes can be bought cheaper now than
ever before. Every pair of shoes is subject
to a cash discount of at least 10 per cent.
Many shoes below cost.
its Cain & Verner.
SorpItM Stock Red Bordered Lunch
And napkins marked down to sell them
quick. Jos..Horne & Cos
Penn Avenue Stores.
Invalids call at 1102 Carson it. and be
cured free of charge.
Continued from First Page.
Adams gave 613 majority againstthe local
option measure. The county is Democratic
by a small majority, but all party lines are
lost there in this campaign. For instance
George D. Thorn, Chairman of the Repub
lican (County Committee, said the other day:
, After diligent inquiry amontr representative
men of all parties as to the result of the pro
hibition amendment special election, I find the
predominating opinion to be that there will be
a small majority in favor of tbe amendment in
this county. None, however, are positive in
their opinion either way. It's impossible to
give figures, as the voto will no doubt be very
light in all farming communities.
.TWO "F'S" FOR AND FORNINST.
Lying alongside of Adams on the west is
Franklin county. There seems to be no
doubt that it will also vote for the amend
ment. In 1873 she adopted local option by
853 majority and the sentiment indicates
that this may be increased to 1,000 in this
campaign. Ever since that day the temper
ance people there have retained their organ
ization and wherever an opportunity
occurred they showed how active they might
become. The agricultural vote predomi
nates, and with most of the Scotch-Irish
descendants a strong feeling in favor of
moral reforms exists. The prohibition idea
has always been popular with the people
and, through the agitation by the W. C. T.
U., license laws have been made to appear
more or less odious. The largest centers of
population are Chambersburg and "Wash
ington. Fulton county will be against the amend
ment, according to Hon. George W. Skin
ner, its representative in the Legislature,
Fulton county will give from 100 to 300 ma
jority against prohibition". Local option was
defeated by 214 majority. The holding of this
election in June brings it in tbe farmers' busy
season and. there will be a light vote polled.
Our county is entirely agricultural. Our farm
ers believe that such laws will injure the
values of property, reduce the prices of farm
Jiroducts and restrict personal rights. Our
argest town, McConnellsburg.-will, however,
vote for the amendment.
Fulton county is Democratic usually by
about 300 majority.
THE CUMBERLAND TALLET.
Cumberland county is more important
than either of the above because her vote is
larger. Within her lines are the towns of
Carlisle, Shippensburg and Mechanicsburg.
It is a Democratic county, and in 1873
adopted local option by 756 majority. This
year sentiment seems to be divided, and the
issue will doubtless be closely contested.
Mr. C. P. Adams, Chairman of the Repub
lican County Committee, says:
The amendment will carry Cumberland
county by 1,000 majority, .unless the third party
Prohibitionists dominate the campaign. In tbe
latter event tbe majority will be less. Public
sentiment is strongly in favor of the amend
ment The majority in June is almost certain
to exceed that figure. This is only an estimate
made early, with possibly insufficient data, yet
tbe result of the June election will reveal the
truth of the prediction.
"Wm. E. Miller, Chairman of the Demo
cratic County Committee, says:
The prohibition amendment has been dis
cussed but little and no man is competent to
make an estimate. Many of our own citizens
have not yet made up their minds as to how
they will cast their ballots. I am inclined to
think the amendment will be defeated in this
countv. The prohibition rote last election
wa3 256. L. Ji Stofiel.
CANADA GETTING REST1TE.
She Wants to Negotiate Her Own Treaties
With tho United States.
Ottawa, February 18. Prof. Goldwin
Smithyhr, apostle of the "unrestricted rec
iprocity" movement, was the central figure
in the House of Commons this afternoon as
he listened to the debate on a resolution in
troduced by Sir Richard Cartwright that
Canada shonld have the right of
negotiating her own treaties. Mr. Cart
right spoke for one and a half hours in
support of his resolution. He took the
view that a great necessity existed why the
Dominion should be able to make her own
treaties. If the Canadian agents responsible
to Parliament had visited Washington va
rious international questions would have
been settled long ago. Canadian in
terests, he contended, cannot be
trusted, in English ambassadors' hands.
This is a fundamental principle.
He said Canada had been driven into a dan
gerous position in the spring of 1887 with
the American nation, when it was indig
nant and exasperated at the treatment ac
corded American fishermen by the Domin
George B. Foster, Minister of Finance,
replied that the political Mecca of Liberals
seems to be the United States and that
Canada has all the latitude she requires in
the negotiation of treaties. When a di
vision was called at 10:45 the resolution
was defeated by a majority o! 28. The vote
was, yeas 66, nays 94.
Sloorhends' Start Cp Again.
The trouble between Moorhead Bro's. &
Co., at Sharpsburg and the Philadelphia
Natural Gas Company was settled yesterday
by a resumption Of work at the former's
mills. Everything is now running with
exception of the puddling furnaces and
A Pipe Sprang a Leak.
The Allegheny Bessemer Works at Mc
Keesport, had to be shut down yesterday on
account of a shortage of gas. One of the
lines had sprung a leak during tne niorning
caused by the high water in the river, and
the gas had to be shut off altogether. The
damage will be repaired to-day.
Miss Irwin Dead.
Miss Ida M. Irwin, a sister of Dr, Irwin,
died on Saturday after a lingering illness.
Miss Irwin had a large circle of friends.
. LOCAL ITEMS, LIMITED.
Incidents ofn Day la Tiro Cities Condensed
for Rendr Rcnrllnc.
Sneak thieves entered John Watt'shonse.on
Clark street, last night and stole an overcoat.
Company A, Fourteenth Regiment, gave an
evening reception at Imperial Hall last night.
The Allegheny Tariff Club will receive re
turns this evening at their rooms on Ohio
A break in the machinery at the Home
stead Steel Works will caqse a suspension of
work at that plant for several days.
The Odd Fellows' Licdertofel, of the South
side, held their ninth annual masque ball last
evening, with about 100 couples present.
Thieves entered the Braddock Pcmickey
station yesterday morning in the absence of
tbe agent by breaking out a window, and stole
30 in cash.
Washington Lohoe No. 2. A. P. A., will
be presented with a flae from their lady friends
ai an entertainment ai xnrner nail, soutnsiae,
The alarm from box 17 in Allegheny last
night was caused by the burning of some rags
in a honse occupied by a Mrs. Graham at 163
John Dickson will explain to Alderman
Porter to-day why he keeps a ferocious dog.
He is charged with that misdemeanor by Kate
Taylor, of Bloomfleld.
Col. Wilfred S. Bailey, the noted
temperance-evangelist, opened the temperance
campaign in Braddock last nigbt in favor of
the Constitutional amendment.
James Swift, of Franklin street, gave S300
bail before AldermanUJell to answerfor assanlt
and battery upon William Wilson, who alleges
he was knocked down with a club.
Captain A. J. Logan, of the Americus Re
publican Club, has received notice of bis ap
pointment on the staff of Governor Beaver for
the inauguration parade in Washington,
A man was struck, by a passenger train on
the Fittsbure, McKeesport and Yoogbiogheny
Railroad at Bessemer last evening at 7 o'clock,
while crossing the many railroad tracks at that
place, and was instantly killed.
A telegram was received at the Morgue
last night stating that an unknown man had
been run over and killed on the P-.. McK. t Y.
R. R,, near McKeesport. Coroner McDoweU
will hold an inquest this morning.
The people of Homestead will to-day
vote on the qnestlon of whether the borough
Indebtedness shall be increased $50,000 more or
not. If the vote carries, the money is to be
expended in building sewers and making
other needed improvements.
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cept light local snows
along the lakes;colder,
Pittsburg. February 18. 1889.
The United States Signal Service officer in
this city furnishes the following.
7.-00 A. ...,
4:00 r. M..
Maximum temp.... 41
Minimum temp.... Z)
Hirer at 5 p. St., 16.5 iimU arise of 9.4 feet in the
last 24 hours.
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Moegantown River 17 feet 6 inches and
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falling. Weather cloudy. Thermometer 36" at
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Warren River 1 9-10 feet and stationary.
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St. LoTJIS, February 18. Notwithstanding
the assertion that 3IcAnliffe and Myer are
anxious to meet again, it is very probable that
such a meeting will never take place unless it
is Drought about by one of the California
athletic clubs. Dick Roche, McAuliffe's
backer, said to-day tbe stakes are down, and
while he has every confidence in McAuliffe, be
cannotsee any profit or glory in flghtins Myer.
He is thoroughly distrusted over the battle at
North Judson, and says be don'tdesire to figure
any more as a promoter of prize fights.
A Scheme to Get Sqnnre.
CniCAGO. February 18. Tho Chicago. Bur
lington and Quincy has, rcdnced its passenger
service in Iowa to the extent of 8,000 miles a
month and is preparing to still further reduce
it. Tho object is to cut down expenses in the
same proportion that tbe State Railroad Com
missioners of Iowa have curtailed their reve
nues of tbe road in that State by entorcing
their low schedule of rates. Other Iowa roads,
it is stated, will take the same step.
To purgo the bowels does not make tbem
regular but leaves them in worse condition
than before. The liver is the seat of tronblc,
. THE REMEDY
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on that organ, causing a free flow of bile,
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District Master Workman Boss, of D. A.
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from Butler where an open meeting of tho
miners of L. A. 85'J8 was held. A numbet
of newjnembers were secured. Addresses
were made by Mr. Boss and others.
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quarts, SI 25, or S12 per dozen.
Dunville's Old Irish Whisky, quarts, $1 50, or
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