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TEE PTTTSBITRG- DISPATCH, SATURDAY, JUNE 15, 188a'
The General Flood Belief Coni
niittee is Besting,
BUT IT TOLNOT DISBAKD.
There Will be Work for Fully Three
THE LADIES ARE STILL VERY BUSY
Great Need for Women and Infants' Cloth
ing of All Ends.
BEQUESTS TOR BABIES TO ADOPT
Yesterday was doubtless the dullest day in
the history of the Executive Board of the Cit
izens' Relief Committee. But comparatively
little business was transacted, and that only of
a most routine nature.
The committee have nothing further to do
with people who desire to enter Johnstown.
No one can secure a pass unless he can show
conclusively that he is a resident of Johnstown
and is returning to his home, or IS employed to
go there as a workman. It is expected that the
committee will have so far concluded their
work that they will be able to move out of the
Chamber of Commerce rooms to-morrow night.
In speaking of the contemplated removal. Ken
ben Miller said: "Yes, we expect we will be
able to leave these rooms to-morrow nigh t, but
it is a very doubtful question as to when the
committee shall disband. We have cot to
look out for these people still, and the
committee will nrobably not disband for three
months yet There is a great deal of work to
be done, but not such as we have been doing
since the flood. Colonel Bpangler's system of
taking a census of all who receive rations will
do away with any fraud that might be prac
ticed upon the committee. He will have a
record of men who have work and who become
self-supporting, and. of course, these will not
look for relief after they are able to procure it
KATIOXS "WILL BE CUT OFF.
"Then, again, those men who are known to
be in a position by which they can get work,
and are too lazy, their rations will be cut off,
We shall try to do all we can to supply Colonel
Spangler with rations in advance, as proposed
at the conference."
Mr. Miller was then asked if he had received
any word from the Governor as to his appoint
ment to the Relief Distribution Commission.
He said he bad received a telegram from the
Governor, but what action he should take was
as jet a matter of conjecture. He did not
know, and probably wonld not for a few days.
I would rather not serve," he said. "1 do not
want any public position. I would rather a
great deal spend my time, after business, at
home with my wife and babies but if Mr. Scott
and Mr. Marvin accept, I -shall, no doubt, do
likewise. What one of us does the others will
doubtless do the same."
Mr. Marvin, who was also appointed ono of
the commissioners, said that he would doubt
less serve; he knew of no reason why he should
not, although he had rather that Chairman
McCreery had been appointcd.as the latter had
been most tireless in his devotion to bis duty.
Mr. Marvin yesterday received the following
telegram from the Governor:
IlAEciSBUnG, June 13.
fi. S. Marvin, Pittsburg:
Have appointed you a member of a commission
of lltoabslstln the distribution of funds com
mitted to me for the relief of the sufferers by the
floods In Pennsylvania Intend to make a tour of
inspection shortly, and t 111 notify vou In time.
James A. Beaver, Governor.
lie said that he did not think that this was a
time for the
DISCUSSION OF PETIT JEALOUSIES,
although the eastern part of the State had a
majority in the commission, that matter could
tie laid aside until the work was done.
A letter was received from Henry Warner,
Superintendent of the Workhouse, offering to
bake 500 loaves of bread per day. This offer
was accepted, and the two carloads of flour
sent from Minneapolis were immediately
topped to ciarernonr.
It was expected that ex-Dictator James B.
Scott, who got home last night, would appear
at the meeting of the committee this evening.
But word was received latter that he would not
be present. The committee held an executive
session, but the business transacted was purely
routine. Mr. Scott is enjoying a much needed
rest, and will probably not appear among the
committeemen until this afternoon.
MOEE WORK THAK EYEE.
Despite the fact that the ladies of the Relief
Committee are hard at work trying to arrange
All the things they have at the Second Presby
terian Church, in order that their removal may
be made with the least possible confusion, they
are still so wrapt up in their work of helping a
suuenn tmiernouu mai none oi me sunerers
are In the slightest manner ignored. While
it seemed a few days ago that the
work of the women seemed rather
on the wane, it is now very apparent that it
has but just commenced in real earnest. The
women at Johnstown arc only now beginning
to learn that tbey can procure clothing of all
sorts in this city, and are becoming more nu
merous than ever before. It hardly appears
possible to say too much of the work dune by
these women daily. When one considers that
during yesterday alone 1.460 pieces of clothing
were distributed among 29 women, 33 children,
2 men and 7 infants, one may form some idea
of the work that is being done.
To-day the ladies will be quartered in their
new rooms at the Pittsburg Female College,
where all supplies that may be sent will be re
ceived. The fact of their removal having cot
abroad quite generally has caused the misun
derstanding that no further contributions were
needed. This is entirely erroneous. The com
mittee need all kinds of women's underwear,
particularly corsets, handkerchiefs, combs,
brushes and shoes.
WANT MOEE BABIES.
The demand for infants for adoption does not
abate in the least, and is far in excess of the
supply. Already 791 applications tor infants
have been received, but as yet the babies are
Very scarce. Not one has been received that
could be thus disposed of.
Letters were received yesterday from several
of the assisted refugees, stating that they
had arrived at their destinations, and
expressing thanks to the ladies who
befriended them. Early in the after-
I noon an old man named H. II. Pringle,
I of Columbus. 0 called at the Department of
information, and in a voice almost choked with
tears inquired lor his sister, Sadie Pringle, and
13. S. Cover and family of four children, who
were relatives. The old man had traveled all
the way alcne to look after his relatives, and
fearing for the worst was ready to hear of
their death, but he had not prepared
for the jovful news, and when Mrs. Dr.
Easton informed him that all his
relatives were saved the old man
waved his arms in the air, and in a voice loud
enough 1 be heard all overthechurchshouted,
"God be .raised V and then sank into a chair
and wept like a child. He was given a pass to
Johnstown "o visit his relatives.
The names of people cared foryesterday were:
James Horton, wife and three children; Mrs.
Catherine Drett and three children, going to
Newark, O.: Mrs. Jane Cox, going to Connells
Tille: Mrs. Harry Williams and Effle AVilliams.
going to Buffalo. N. Y.; Mrs. Hannah Murphy
and two children, Annie Krevag,with f rienas in
city; Mrs. W. D. Johnson aud three children,
with friends in city; Mrs. Lewis Keifer and
two children, George Bole, D. B. Bole and
Larrv Bole, going to Oil City, and Miss Ella
Irwin, who is in quest of employment.
At the Bureau of Information inquiry was
made for the children of Wm. Jones, Mrs.
Eliza Lease. Will F. Meyers and wife,
Jlrs. Phoebe Hess and family, Mrs. Isaacs
and familv. Richard E. Spencer and Katie
Hecker. The last named is an 18-year-old girl
who came to this city on a train and is thought
to be lost in the city. She is lame, and wears
an Iron extension on her foot. Mrs. Meeker, of
Tunnel street, is interested in tho girl, and is
anxious to know of her whereabouts.
The sufferers who arrived on the train last
night were Mr. and Mrs. F. P. Keedy and Roy
Keedy, Misses Amanda an! Lillie Brinkcr, all
going to friends on Fourth avenue; Sara Con
roy, Evan A. Davis. Morgan Davis and John
Francis, going to Yonngstown, O.; William
Clark. John M. Reese, Frank Ream and David
J. Jones, going to friends in this city.
The Same Amount of Wnter TJicd Now n
Before (be Flood.
From the talk heard In general one would
suppose that the people of this city had ceased
to use Allegheny river water as a beverage, but
such does not seem to be the case. Clerk
Denniston, of the water department, states
that the consumption is about the tame as be
fore the Johnstown flood. The fact that the
contamination of springs and wells is believed
to be greater than that ot river water seems to
have thoroughly gained credence. Many peo
ple boil and filter and many buy ice and let it
melt for drinking, Out out enough to sensibly
affect the consumption of reservoir water. The
engines ar doing their regular duty and the
' lnfitie are not overflowing.
THE FUND GBOWS.
Receipts In Cnsh Yesterday for the Flood
Sufferers, by Trcavnrer Thompson
AppronchlnR SCOO.000 Now.
The following are the contributions received
by Treasurer Thompson yesterday:
John a. Peebles, Ports-American Glass Co.,
mouth, O., KoO. Ltd.. $100.
German Baptist Church, Mlucrs Jumbo Mines,
f3X S51 50.
Musical Protective King's daughters Grace
Union. ?1W. Church. Locfcport, -N.
City or Avclla, Ind. ,(36. Y., SJ6 SO.
Citizens of Montrose, Center Presbyterian
11., SOU. Church. Crawfordsvllle,
William .McCrecrv.tlOO Ind., SS7 37.
Mapira Falls.N. Y..S19. Congregational Church,
Citizens of Lisbon, Dak., bleepy Eye, Jllnn.,
tire. til IS.
Citizens of Cedar Baplds, Citizens of Craig, Neb.,
Iowa, SJC6 01. SJ 50.
Citizens or Belle Vernon, Episcopal Church,
Pa., fli: 03. Eslbervllle. la., 26 55,
11. E. Church, Esther-Presbyterian Church,
ville, la., S3 55. Estherville, la., S5.
Schools of Esthervllle.K. or r., Anderson,
la., 89 89. Ind., 50 65.
Citizens of Anderson, Citizens or Anderson,
ind.. (400. Ind., 5 25.
King's daughters, Ander-Cltlzcns of Washington,
sou. lnd..f-t La., S3.
Citizens or Portsmouth, Young Peoples' Chrlst-
(addltlonal), (62 30. , ian A s s o c i a 1 1 o n.
Citizens of Stoneboro, Greenup, Kv.. fJO SO.
Pa., (add.), (11 Pray. Small A Co., Au-
Amcrican Legion of burn, Mc, $25.
Honor, Yazoo, MIch.,Scandia Sewing Society,
$11. . Lisbon, Dak., $17 45.
Congregational Church Citizens or Orange. N.
Ulenwood, Minn., f 11. J.. $92 25.
.Presbyterian Church, Derby Line, Vermont,
Clinton, ST. Y., f 1U2 74. (93 50.
Citizens or Columbia, S. Citizens of Brocton and
C 81.219 31. Portland, N. V., !131 28.
William btanton, POO. Frank Devore and Colo
Sprintrboro, Pa., $14 65. nel Clair, two small
Windsor, Conn., f IS 20. boys of Independence,
Teachers and pupils of Kan., (S3.
voungladles'lnstitute, George Washington
Indoor. Conn., (25. Lodge No. 4, K. of P.,
Hayes i Co., Clinton, Vlcksburg, Miss., $25.
N. Y., SM. Citizens of Cambridge-
Stella lAdgc 29, A. O. boro. Pa., 1142.
U. V.f btclla, Kcb, Citizens or Mercer, Pa.,
$20. (add) tic.
Citizens of Greenup, Kr. Citizens of Madison, Ind,
(add) $4- (add) S19.
Presbyterian Church, C. K- fctfndrnm. Louls-
Pullman, 111., (43 22. vllle, Kv., 210.
DansTiUe. Mich., flO. first German Evangel
Troy, A. Y., tl.000. leal Church, Suarps
Carbondale, Pa., 1142 25. burg. Pa., SL3 80.
Congregational Cnurch North Congregational
choir, outh bridge. Church. New Hartford,
.'uass.. t ou. uonn., 5j.
First Unlrersalist So- L. Ualsensperger, Btone-
cicty, Lincoln, Neb., ham. Pa., S3.
510. students and teachers
Citizens of East Aurora, fetate Normal bchool,
N.Y., additional. S3 50. Peru. Neb.. ?100.
Citizens or Tonowanda, Buffalo, N. Y., addition-
A. V.. additional, al, through express.
S324 85. J2O0.
R. -Miller. Jr., $30. Citizens of Burlington.
Citizens of Uenwood, Vt., $500
W. Va.. $1,016. Citizens or .Eoctford,
General Manager West-- 111.. $2, COO.
crn Union. London, Clearing Houseand bank
England, $309 3. clerks orPlttsburg, $650.
Grand total $583,569 S3
AT THE UNION DEPOT.
Gnnffs or Workmen Leaving for Johnstown
in Larce Numbers.
On every train leaving for Johnstown, over
either road, gangs ot workmen are going out,
and it is believed that the contractors will not
suffer from any dearth of men. There is any
quantity of men in the city to whom even
SI SO per day and rations are quite an induce
ment. On the Johnstown train last evening there
arrived at tho Union depot a large number of
people who were victims of the disaster. They
appeared to be a far better class of people than
the vast majority of those who ha e come here
previously. The greater part ot them were not
in need of the slightest assistance, and were
people who are amply provided for
and were either coming to friends in
this city or were en route to relative? at other
points. Said one of the passengers to a Dis
patch reporter, just as he was getting Into a
carriage- "The scenes and experiences at
Johnstown were without doubt the most terri
ble known in the history of this country. Yet
bad as they were they have been greatly exag
gerated and misrepresented in some instances,
and I think you newspaper men would be
doing the community a great service if you
would do all vou could to correct such an im
pression." The following dispatch was yester
day flashed over thepress wires from Philadel
phia relative to the Pennsylvania Railroad.
"Pennsylvania Railroad officials have not yet
estimated the amount of damage done to their
property by the recent flood, and will not be
able to do so for sometime yet. It is stated
that although it would be easy to approximate
the amount necessary to replace bridges and
tracks, the roadway is seriously washed in
many places, so that years will be required to
place it in first rate condition. The loss in
such respects is hard to calculate. The loss,
however, will be nothing like as great as was
first reported. They say that 5,000,000 will
cover everything that can be replaced. It is
now stated that the main line between Harris
burg and Pittsburg will be opened for freight
and passenger business by Saturday."
The officials at the depot, however, were un
prepared to vouch for the authenticity of the
statement, and it is generally considered that
the loss is placed at a rather steep figure.
CHAIRMAN HEINZ KErORTS.
Tho Work of the Bureau of Information
F. J. Heinz, Chairman of the Bureau of
Transportation and Information about the
Johnstown flood, yesterday made his report to
Chairman. Scott, of the Pittsburg Relief Com
mittee. It relates the difficulty under which
the refugees were furnished information and
sent to various places in the country by the
committee. Nevertheless the members" suc
ceeded In sending 1,600 sufferers from Johns
town. Of these 872 were sent east and west on
the P. R. R., and 720 on the B. & O. R. R, There
were 762 transported to Pittsburg. Others
were sent as far west as Chicago, and as far
east as New York City. The generosity of the
railroads is commended. Tho report con
cludes: "The bureau answered all inquiries from rel
atives of Johnstown people regarding the fate
of their loved ones. Both telegraph and mail
service were used. Answers were wired to 2S7
telegrams of this nature and 63 mail letters
sent. Our sources ot information in this line
have been the most meager, many families
having been swept away by the water about
whom no knowledge can ever be obtained."
IT MIGHT HAYE BEEN EXPECTED.
Women Aro Largely Built That War and
Alwavs Havo Been.
The young ladies attending St Joseph's
Academy, in charge of the Sisters of Charity
at Seton Hill, Westmoreland connty, have
resolved to deny themselves for the benefit of
the Johnstown sufferers, of what young ladies
regard infinitely more highly than the cost
thereof. They have decided to contribute the
money that gold medals and other prizes as
rewards of merit would cost It makes a fund
of $150, and has been invested in material for
clothing, which the young ladies are making
into garments for the destitute. There are 44
pupils in the academv, and they have formed
the "Seton Hill Relief Society." The com
mencement programme has been abandoned,
and the Citizens' relief fnnd managers, of
Grecnsburg, have donated $150 also to the
Sister's to be expended In material to be worked
up bv the pupils.
The officers ot the Seton Hill Relief Society
are: President Miss Bertha Maguire of Af
toona; Secretary, Miss G. Woods, of Alle
gheny City: Treasurer. Miss Ella McGuIre. of
bewickley. Pa.; Committee of Managers, Mls
M. Brownlee, ot Allegheny City; Miss L. Ajl
ward, of Wilkinsburg; Miss Agnes Cosgrove,
of New Derry; Miss M. McGinnis, of Pitts
burg; Miss M, Carter, of Bradford, Pa.: Miss
M. Reynolds, of Irwin; Miss L. Hamby, of
Allegheny; Miss Nora Kennedy, of Pittsburg,
Nearly one-fourth of the pnpils of St
Joseph's Academy lost relatives by the dis
aster. DISPATCH COLLECTIONS.
Farther Contributions Received Yesterday
for the Flood Sufferers.
Following is the report of the condition of
The Dispatch flood fund:
Amount previously handed William R.
Thompson. Treasurer of ihe Johnstown
.Keller fund I 4,705 18
Amount acknowledged by William R. -
Thompson, Esq., June 11 3,744 84
Additional amounts acknonledced in
THE DISPATCH June 13 597 S3
Subscriptions to 7 P. jr. June 14, are:
Collected by Queeule Kean. aged 9, from
KarnsCitrchool, room No. 2. $ SCO
Augui-t Loch 25 00
Otto Miner 100
Employes Jl. T. It K., Memphis, Tenn.,
per J. A. Wilton 12 00
J. b. Orant, Pollock, Pa., perS. C. Burfc-
liolder. P. M S 00
Collected by illss Laura Pry, at Kelly's
station. Pa 13 00
C H. P 6 00
Linplo)es Hllldale Coal Company 79 00
TotaL $ 145 00
Total to date . 9,192 43
THE LAWYERS MOVING.
They Will Attempt to Supply Their Johns:
town Brethren With Books.
A special meeting of the Bar Association will
be held at its picnic at Rock Point on Monday
next at 7 o'clock P. H., to consider the propriety
of making an appropriation from the treasury
of the association to aid the members of the
bar of Cambria county, who .reside in Johns
town, to purchase a library.
It is the intention of the. association to make
an appeal to the Bar Associations throughout
the country, about S00 in number, to make an
appropriation tor the ame purpose, supple
ment it with private contributions, and send the
money so raised to a lawyers' association to be
formed in Johnstown for tho purpose of carry
ing out the object of the donors. It is thought
sufficient money can be raised to buy 4,000 or
5,000 volumes and possibly erect a building.
The invitations to the picnio are being very
generally accepted and a large attendance is
expected. Bnstnes at the Court House will be
practically at a standstill on Monday.
A EEFDGE IN ALLEGHENY.
Many Persons Cared for at Emmannel
Church and Given Permanent Aid.
The congregation, of Emmanuel Church,
located at the corner of North and Allegheny
avenues, Allegheny, have cared for about 150
refugees from Johnstown up to last night
Many have been provided with work and the
others sent to friends. The following is a
partial list of those taken rare of at the church
Kalph Anderson, August ilehrs, William Blck
ley, i . V. Brown, August Behlra. E. Bowman,
C Bracken, Mrs. .Bowman. Margaret Benign,
John J. Benign. Benign (child), James
Classen, F. W. Clark, Mrs. Clark nnd chlld,I)avid
Davis, David Edwards, Mrs. Edwards, .Peter
Fallow, John Frers. bamuel Freese, Edward
Foyer, Sally Henderson. Sirs. Ellen (iarvey and
four children. Nathaniel Holt, Mrs. Holt, D.
Goldenburg, Mr. and Mrs. Ulace. Mrs. tirlbble
nnd tnrce children, Henry Uockley, Jlrs. J.
Hockley. John Green, August Heine,
.Mr. and Mrs. Henderson. Asaph Jones.
Mrs. Klougs, Mrs. Eliza Kendrlck, John F.
Kendrlck, G. Kirk, Geo. Klougc. Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Layton ana Frank Layton, Jr., William
Lnwrlen, John G. Lewis, Mrs. E. Launtz, Miss.
Ida Launtz. Peter Loekbart, Mrs. Lockhart,
Stanislaus Landrlscbc, Edward Lane, Margaret
Lewis. Levi W. Lane, Mr. and Mrs. Uavld Lohr
and two children, Mr. and Mrs. Meenan and two
children. Thomas Meenan. aged 10 years, at West
Penn Hospital, father's address, Thomas Meenan,
Middleport, U., Mrs. McClassen, Miss Ada
McCIasseu, Kobert Murton. Mamie Morton.
Earl Murton, Crawford Murton, Kobert Murton,
Jr., Peter Otgtlberzer, C. L. Lancaster, Jessie
Lancaster, Fred Peters. Evan Powell. William
Patton, Mrs. Patton and two children (Chicago),
Charles Kenkart, Mrs. Stonebcrger, Grace, Ida,
Samuel, Haworst and Harry Stoneberger, Sirs.
Belbert, Charles Sclbert, William Sclbert. John
W. bhaffer, Levi Shaffer, Susie Shaffer, Maggie
Shaffer, James Shaffer, Mrs. ltese, David Kese.
Mrs. A. F. Soutzman and five children, Mr. and
Mrs. Jacob Stutsman, Mr. and Mrs. Swank and
ono child. Brookville, Pa. Amelia Thelss, Ar
nold Ferlanka, Gilbert Wright, Walker Wright
Clyde Whelan, Mrs. Frank Zimmerman and two
lniant children. Mr. Zimmerman Is at Prospect
Hill Hospital, Johnstown.
Rev. R. C. Caswell, one of the former rectors
of the church, but now of Toronto, Ont, has
done much toward the relief of the flood suf
ferers who were received at the church.
A TERI LARGE LOSS.
The Odd Fellows Had 561 Members
Drowned at Johnstown.
Mr. William D. Beggs, Secretary of the Odd
Fellows Johnstown Relief Association, in
speaking to a Dispatch reporter last evening
"We are making every exertion to help the
members of our society who are sufferers by
the Johnstown flood. W.J. Berger and Thomas
Matthews are there and have been doing good
work. We were the first society to take action
in this terrible calamity, having dispatched six
men there on the Sunday after the flood. We
lost 661 members and we have learned of 31
men who survived, besides 27 widows and 101
orphans whom we aro taking care of. The do
nations so far total up 3,500 and we have sent
on $2,600 worth of clothes. We figure on hav
ing to take care of 50 widows and about 150 or
phans for the next ten years, and in this regard
there has been considerable discussion about
the advisability of building an orphan asylum
for them in this city. The idea of an orphan
asylnm was started before this disaster, and it
is more likely of being accomplished now than
ever since a member has offered a donation of
10,000 toward that object
SOHO FOND AGAIN FILLING.
The HighcU Stngo Reached, and Houses on
tho Brink Endangered.
The rain last night filled the Soho pond on
Center avenne at the rate of one toot an hour.
At 10 o'clock the water had reached the 25-foot
mark, the highest reached in the late flood. At
the above hour the water was still flowing in
rapidly, and the watchman, John Harvey, said
he expected it to rise to about 30 feet before
morning. The honses on the brink are in dan
ger, and the water is in the first floor of many
of them. The floor of the skating rink is
covered to the depth ot 15 Inches.
Street Commissioner Paisley tried to open
the mouth of the sewer by shooting it with
dynamite, but failed. The watchman said last
night that the pumps of Thomas Carlin would
be engaged to pump it out again.
Enterprise! Previously Unparalleled, at tho
There is more bulldinc going on atJIcKees
port than ever known before. Not an idls car
penter, stonemason or painter is to be found.
Contractors say they have enough work to keep
them busy for two seasons. Many blocks of
buildings are contemplated, among which is a
seven-story hotel building, which will cost
$160,000 if built as contemplated. Sales of real
estate were never as ready, and more property
has been disposed of in the last two months
than in any previous period of the same length
in the history of the city.
Two costly bridges are positively assorted.
The Dravosburg and Reynoldton Bridge Com
pany has approved of and accepted from the
architect the plans for the proposed bridge be
tween the places the company is named after,
and decided to receive bids for building the
structure, so as to have it commenced at once.
The Rlverton and Duquesne Bridge Company
met and followed the same course. The Mc
Keesport and Monongahela Bridge Company
started to build across the same stream from
the foot of Market street and locate and in
cline up Neel's hill, in Mifflin township, has
not been heard of lately, and it is feared it has
forsaken the enterprise on account of the loca
tion of the above proposed strnctures being so
close to the point where the latter company
expected to build.
TWO MORE OP THEM PIE.
The Victims of Bear Creek OH Refinery Now
Ralph Simon and Michael Pearsoll, victims
of the Bear Creek Refinery fire, died yesterday
of their injuries. It was also reported that
John Kirkpatrick, the manager of the works,
had died, but this report was the result of erro
neous information given to the coroner. At a
late hour last night he was still living, but not
expected to live until this morning.
Michael Pearsoll was 47 years of age, and
leaves a wife and eicbt children in destitute
circumstances. He was employed as superin
tendent of stills at the works.
Ralph Simon was employed in the packing
department He was only 14 years of a e, and
lived with his parents at Wildwood station.
Charles Dunn, at tho West Penn Hospital,
was resting somewhat easier at midnight, but
his death is expected at any time.
The Coroner's Inquest will be held this morn
ing at 11 o'clock.
Plttsburgers In Concert nt Grcensbnrg.
Greensburg was treated last evening to an
excellent concert and organ recital by well
known talent from Pittsburg under the di
rection of Prof. Carter. There were a number
of solos sung by Messrs. James Laubie and H.
M. Mays, of the Orpheus Club of this city, and
by Miss Sadie E. Ritts, who is highly appre
ciated here as a soprano. Her singing won her
honors most flattering. In view of her recent
illness and following her very favorable recep
tion at the Orpheus concert given a few days
ago at the Club Theater, this confirms her
friends in their opinion that she is rapidly tak
ing a prominent position among the popular
singers of this city. She sang "Green Hills
Far Away," by Gounod, and "Light of the
Land," by Pinsutl. She has been encaged to
open the summer concert season at Bellevue
nextTnesdav evening, when she is announced
to sing a serenade by Raff and Gounod's spring
A Roynl Arcanum Excursion.
Everett Council, Royal Arcannm, will give
an excursion on the steamer Mayflower to
Economy and return on Wednesday, June 28.
The boat will leave the foot of Wood street at
2 P. SL, and after a tour among theEconomitcs,
by whom they are to be entertained, will re
turn at 11 p.m. Stelzner's Orchestra will fur
nish the music.
First Case at Soutbsldo Hospital.
The little boy. Vogel, who wos supposed to
have been pushed under a moving train on the
P., V. & C. Ry at the head of South Twelfth
street, died yesterday at the Southside hos
pital. The body was taken to Slmmelrock's
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THE TICKETS AEE OUT
Prohibition Workers All Over the
County Are Prepared.
THE ANTIS ARE HOT BEHIND.
Literature on Both Sides of the Question
bj the Ton.
TIEWS OP SOME PARTISAN LEADERS
The amendment people, who are to work at
the polls in Allegheny county next Tuesday,
made their final grand rally before the election
at the Grand Opera House yesterday, com
mencing at 12 o'clock and continuing in session
until after 2 p.m. About 300 delegates were
present, representing every ward, borongh,
township and precinct lrf Allegheny county, ex
cept Allegheny City, which has its own organ
ization, and five or six precincts in which or
ganizations have not been effected yet
Several points were made clear, about which
the anti-prohibition people were before igno
rant The Prohibition hustlers at tho polls
will not be paid. The question was discussed
in the Opera House meeting, but tho decision
arrived at was that. If they once commenced to
pay for workers at the polls, the list would nev
er end, and that they should be willing to work
for glory in the cause. This opinion did not
have a depressing effect on the committeemen,
ME MEETING WAS JUBILANT.
The meeting was a jubilant one. All seemed
to have great assurance of gaining the victory
and declared that there was a' universal senti
ment for the amendment and that they would
Those present were mostly middle aged men.
Many were from the country districts and
many among them had been workers in many
local campaigns on tho liquor question and
were fully armed for the fray.
One thousand copies of the following per
sonal letter sent out by the Liquor Dealers'
Association was printed in a flaming poster
with red letters by the amendment people
headed 'ILiquor Men Own Defeat" and will be
freely distributed to the different polling pre
cincts: PlTTSnUEG, June 13. 1S38.
DEAit Sin Feeling assured or your disapproval
of the principle or prohibition, I make this per
sonal appeal to you to go the polls and vote
apalnst the amendment on June 18, and to use
such efforts as may appear proper to you to Induce
others to do the same.
There Is no question but that the sentiment of
the voters of tho state Is overwhelmingly against
the proposed amendment but there are grave
grounds for fear thatltmaycsrry, through fail
ure to vote of those opposed to It.
Very trnlv vours.
Z. WAINWKIfcUT & CO.
PLEASED 'WITII THE LETTEE.
The amendment people were very jubilant
over the letter, which they say is an indication
that the liquor men are afraid.
The time at the Opera House meeting was
wholly occupied in instructing the delegates
and dealing out ticketf. Over 600 Educators
were given out for distribution and L00O Chi is
lian Advocates, besides numerous posters. As
the delegates left the hall each was carrying
big bundles of campaign literature, some in
their arms, some in their coat tail pockets with
the ends sticking out and some in satchels.
WILL HVATCH THE WHISKY.
The amendment people are determined that
June 18, shall be strictly observed under pro
hibition principles whether the amendment
wins or loses. Secretary Leslie said last night:
"I suppose you know that under tho Brooks
law no person dare sell or give away a glass of
liquor on election day. According to the law
prohibition is in foicelntho State at least on
election days, and we mean to see that the law
is carried out We will send notices to every
constable to arrest violators of the law, and
will station men in each ward and precinct to
see that he does his duty. If he does not we
will return him. We propose to make it dan
gerous for any man to either give or sell liquor
on election day. This applies to all persons,
whether saloon keepers or private individuals.1'
THE ANTI-PBOHIBITION HEADQUABIjERS.
At the anti-prohibition headquarters an en
tirely different phase was put on the movement
made by the prohibition people in printing the
Wainwright letter. Mr. Wainwright said that
everyone they distributed would save tho
liquor men so much, as its purpose was to wako
up the laggards and bring a full vote out, and
as to owning possibility of defeat all shrewd
politicians and thinking men would know that
such was not the case.
The Executive Committee of the anti-prohibition
organization was in the committee room
most of the day arranging details. In another
room 10 or 12 men and prls were busy putting
up tickets and campaign literature in en
velopes. At prohibition headquarters girls and men
were likewise busy.
Just bow each side will bring Its vote out is
a live question now, and each side is anxious to
know the other's plans. The amendment peo
ple will adapt their plans to each precinct Jb'or
some,precincts the workers are Instructed to
stay away from the polls and not make them
selves known, except possibly to attend to the
challenges. They will skirmish tho precinct
get their sure voters, send them on their way
to the polls and go after more. In this way tbey
hopo to disarm tho other side, who will not
make such a vigorous effort to get out their
vote as tbey would if the polls were swarmed
with prohibition workers.
STRENGTH OF THE ANTIS.
The anti-prohibitionists expect big returns
from the Second and Third wards, Pittsburg.
When told at the headquarters of the sanguine
hopes of the other,side and their output of lit
erature, tbey laughed and said that with them
a vote made could not be unmade, and nothing
the Prohibitionists could do could change a
vote already pledged. Their movements are
very secret and their different committees in
each phase of the work do not conflict with
It is rumored that something may drop Into
the ranks of the Prohibitionists to-morrow or
next day tbat will be a Burcbard in aspect, but
what that something will be is known only by
the liquor men, as many forces now latent will
present themselves at the grand climax next
OPERA HOUSE MASS MEETING.
Speeches Itlndc by Senator Dobion nnd Hon.
Last evening an amendment meeting was held
in the Grand Opera House. Tho rain kept
many away, bnt a fairly good audience was'
present when Senator Dobson, of Iowa, the first
speaker, commenced. MrT Dobson's speech was
based wholly on prohibition as he views it in
Iowa, but no other points bearing on the gen
eral result were brought out. though old one3
were dressed up in very forcible language.
Hon. Richard F. Trevellick spoke on "Gov
ernment; What it Is, Means and Howlt Affects
People." He said that the Government of the
United States was the people and the people
the working men. If all others were eliminated
the world would not suffer. On this be based
bis remarks, urging those present to govern
wisely, and realize that they were the govern
ors and held the resoonsibllity of a potentate
in the affairs of the State and nation.
LAiTRENCEVIIiliE ANTIS MEET.
The LnvrrenceTarners Listen to Predictions
of Success Next Tuesday.
An anti-amendment meeting, under the aus
pices of the Lawrence Turners, was held last
night In the Lawrenceville Turner Hall. A fair
attendance was present and entered heartily
into the spirit of the occasion. P. W. Slebert
presided and made a few introductory remarks,
referring to the sure chances tho Mquor
men bad of winning In the amendment fight.
The following speakers made addresses:
Charles Scbadc, C. H. Wilhelm, Anthony Bar
ker and Thomas Grundy. The general drift of
the arguments presented was that prohibition
was against the principles of law, intelligence,
and liberty, both constitutional and personal.
The disregard for the law snown in States where
prohibition reigned was given as an example of
the impracticability of the effort to prohibit.
The meeting adjourned at 10 o'clock.
Notes of Coming lUeetlnes.
T. EnwAED Murphy will speak in the But
ler Street M. E. Church to-morrow evening.
The usual Sunday afternoon meeting will
be held in the Moorhead building to-morrow.
J. BouonTOX will speak in the Centenary
M. E. Church on the amendment on Monday
T. Edward Murphy will address a Consti
tutional amendment meeting in Salisbury Hall,
on the Southside, to-night ,
The Sons of Temperance, OS Ohio street, Al
legheny, will hold an amendment meeting at
their ball on.to-morrow evening.
The Merrill M. E. Church will hold a camp
meeting at Wilkinsburg to-morrow. At S
o'clock a temperance meeting will be the
Mrs. E, W. Gormley will address the meet
ing at tho W. C. T. U. headquarters, 4 p. jr.
sham, at the corner of Beaver and Washington
avenues, Allegheny. r ' ,
Hon. f. Ii. Trevemck will speak at tho
,GrandOpera House to-morrow afternoon and
evening. His subject for the afternoon will be
"The effect of the liquor trafuo on husincss,"
and in the evening he will give his observa
tions, of the "Effect the traffic has on the
human mind as Been by two journeys around
The Christian women of Allegheny have ar
ranged to hold all-day prayer meetings on
Tnesday next, beginning at 7 o'clock In the
morning and continuing all day until the polls
close in the evening, in the following churches:
North Avenuo M. E. Church, Second Presby
terian Church, corner of Franklin and Market
streets: Sixth U. P. Chuich, corner Franklin
and Chartiers streets, and German M. E.
Church, Ohio street and Union avenue.
DEATH OP WM. SEMPLE.
The merchant Prince of Allegheny Finished
a Remarkably Busy Life Yesterday
Sketch of Ills Career.
At 730 A. it. yesterday William Semple
passed peacefully away, at his home, No. C9
Irwin averiue, Allegheny, A change for the
worse had been observed in his condition
Friday evening, and relatives were summoned
to his bedside. The great merchant's illness
had been serious for two years past, although
at Intervals even during that period he was
able to attend to business. For more than 23
years he was a man of generally poor
health. It was an indomitable will,
and a steadfast devo
tion to business, that
kept him up. Nearly
aln ays a sufferer, yet
a smile upon hb face
at all times. His
friends were glad
that when the final
breaking up came
there was no pain.
Mr. Semple was
born 62 years ago in
land. He came to
this country, m 1850.
Pittsbnrtr seemed to
havo been an attractive place to him. and here
be settled. In 1852 be entered into partnership
with C. Hanson Love, who then kept the Bee
Hive ary gooas sioro on juarKet street, in
1854 be parted with bis interest there and went
to Allegheny, where he started a small dry
goods store for himself on Federal street near
the site of the magnificent building which his
stores now occuny. In the same year he found
it necessary to go back on a salary to Love &
Co., and left his Allegheny store in charge of
his wife, who turned It into a mllllnary shop.
He returned, however, and continued the dry
goods business, which prospered from that
time on. '
At this period the rising merchant com
menced to advertise very generously in the
daily newspapers. He was one of the first to
appreciate the value of advertisements on a
grand scale, and for many years he was one of
the most extensive advertisers in the two cities,
continuing as such always. In 1869 he erected
the immense building on Federal street, and
for years it was regarded as a marvel of busi
ness success. There were then few single store
buildings as large as tbat In Pittsburg. He
built up a large trade, and was respected by all
who were ever brought in business contact
with him. At the time of the building of the
Pittsburg and Western Railroad Mr. Semple
took an active interest in the enterprise, be
lieving, as he did, tbat it was for the Denetit
of Allegheny City, and at the time of his death
was a director in that company. He was the
President of the Cleveland and Western road.
President of the Foxburg Bridge Company,
and a director in the City savings Bank.
There was no more loyal or patriotic man In
this community during the War of tho Rebel
lion, and gave lavishly of bis raonev and time
in the cause of the Union. He gave
the late Colonel W. H. Moody, of the
One Hundred and Thirty-ninth Regiment, the
means to enlist a full battalion, and not only
supplied tho money to defray the recruiting
expenses, but also equipped the men and sub
sisted them until they wero mustered into the
service. He also presented the officers with
swords and uniforms, and gave to each compa
ny a stand of colors, and when the regiment
was organized gave a regimental flag. His
rare for the members of the regiment con
tinued during the time they remained in the
field, and he frequently visited them to find
out what he could do for them. Many families
of members of tho regiment were also recip
ients of his bounty during the dark days of the
Mr. Semple was a man of strict integrity
and a consistent member of the Presbyterian
emirch. He married Miss Marion Main, of
Hamilton. Scotland, a few years alter his ar
rival here. She now survives her husband.
Seven grown children arc also living. The two
daughters are married, one to Rev. Mr, Gard
ner, of Edinboro. Scotland, who is at present
in the city on a visit to the familv, the other to
James S. Spiegel, of Detroit, Mich. Of his
sons, David M., is in Boston, James, in Toledo,
William, Robert S. and Francis M being at
home. The hour for the funeral services has
been fixed at 10 o'clock, Monday morning next
The inteiment will bo private at a later hour.
AN EYEMKG OP MDSIC.
Concert by the Pnpils of tho Curry Univer
sity Conservatory of Miuic.
The vocal pupils of Curry Institute held a
concert last night in University Hall. The
singing was under the direction of Simeon
A vocal duet, "Do You Remember?" by Miss
Nannie Hammer and Mr. David F. Moore, was
loudly applauded. Solos by the Mioses Laura
Lambetb. Zella Payner, Tennie Brooks, Annie
Orr. Tillie George, Nannie Hammer, Tillie
Macintosh, Florence Kyle, Blanca DcRoy and
J.ula Deems were well received. The violin and
piano duet by Misses Lula and Edna Vogler
was excellent. That old song. "The Old Folks
at Home," sung bv Messrs, George Graham,
Frank Seville, Will Graham and R. Frank
Ewing, gave the audience the satisfaction it al
ways does when sung well.
HEATI KAINS LAST NIGHT.
A Cave-In on the Southside Interruption to
About 820 o'clock last night a very heavy
rain fell. The streets of the two cities looked
like little rivers as long as the rain descended.
The rain was followed Dy strong winds.
The Citizens Tiaction cars, were delayed
about 'one-half hour at the power house in
Lawrenceville, as a large amount of rubbish
was on the tracks.
The only damage reported was that of a
cave-in of the street In front of the Methodist
Chuich on South Eighteenth Street caused by
the rain. A report was circulated on the
Southside that a, cloudburst had occurred at
"Dutch Town." on the hill above the head of
Sonth Eighteenth street The rumor could
not be verified.
FRESH AIR NEXT WEEK.
Children of the Poor to be Sent as Usual
to the Summer Home.
The Country Homo at Oakmont, founded by.
the Society for the Improvement of the Poor,
will be formally opened next week. Many im
provements have been added to the home dur
ing the last year. About 50 children will be
sent up next Thursday for a two weeks' stay.
Tha original intention of the managers was to
open the Institution .June 1, but action was
postponed on account of the Jobnstown dis
aster, as mady of the ladles were engaged in
working for the sufferers and were on the re
Saved From Suicide.
Officer Shuff, of Allegheny, arrested a man
who gave his name as John Allen, the detec
tive, who tried to commit suicide by jumping
off the railroad bridge. It was not John Allen,
ot Gilkinson's Agency, however. The man
was drunk and was discharged by the Mayor
after be had sobered up.
Eye Knocked Out With n Stone.
Mr. John S. Hnzen, of Ilazeldell, Law
rence county, Pennsylvania, met with an
accident while dumping a cart of stone
which but for the skill of Dr. Sadler, the
oculist, 804 Penn avenue, would have ended
iu total blindness. The sight of tbe eye
was cut and torn entirely across, the wnter
of the eyehad run out and the front portion
of the inside of the ball was filled with blood
and matter. He came to Dr. Sadler a week
after the injury barely able to detect light.
Already ,he can see to distinguish large
sized letters and is likely to see to read
REAL ESTATE SAVINGS BANK, LI9L,
401 Sralthflcld Street, cor. Fourth Avenue.
Capital, $100,000. Surplus, 515,000. ,
Deposits of $1 and upward received and
interest allowed at 4 per cent. tts
TAYLOR & DEAN'S.
203 and 205 Market Streer,
Is headquarters for adjustable window
screens, which will fit any window. Price
from. 30c to 50c each. Also for fencing of
every' description. EOD
IttAR J. HOLMES, D?sPATnorL
in to-mdrrdxefs i
scribes the'life, appearance and habits ml the
women of Egypt,
THE HOME MISSIONS
Occupied All the Time of the Lu
theran Synod Yesterday.
SEVERAL SPICI SPEECHES.
Many Memuers Think the Northwest De
serves More Attention Than it Gets.
AN EXCURSION DOWN TUB RITERT0-D 4T
The third day's sessions of the Lutheran
General Synod, in Trinity Church, Allegheny,
yesterday, were replete with matters of general
At the forenoon session it was decided tbat
delegates who leave before the session ad
journs shall forfeit their mileage.
Rev. Dr. Fink, of Johnstown, made a state
ment of the destruction of his chnrch by the
flood. The matter of rebuilding it at an early
date will be brought before convention later.
Rev. I. A. Clutz, D. D., presented tbe report
of the Board of Home Missions, which was re
ceived ana filed. It asked for 550,000 for the
next two years.
Rev. G. W. Elders, of York, did not want
too much money given to missionaries, as he
thought it would spoil them. He refused to
make any charge against the missionaries for
wrong use of money. As Rev. Mr. Elders bad
applied the name of "nensioners" to tbe mis
sionaries, it caused Rev. S. W. Owen, of
Hagerstown, Md., t6 lose bis temper some
what THEY AEE NOT PENSIONERS.
He said, "Our missionaries are pensioners on
the bounty of God, and should not be ridi
culed." Rev, J. D. Severinghaus, D. D.. of Chicago,
ran over a list of missionaries in the West and
tbe meager allowance given them, which ran
from 300 down to $150, and this was not a large
amount for tbe Board of 'Missions to appro
After several other speeches, a resolution in
favor of giving the missionaries sufficient
money was adopted.
At the afternoon session a resolution was
passed which was in effect tbat all members of
the Synod who felt inclined to do so would be
allowed to go home to vote on the prohibition
amendment on Tuesday next
A resolution was reported approving the ac
tion of the General Synod in passing over to
the Board of Home Missions the proceeds of
the legacy of Miss Katie Good, of Polo, Kan.
The resolutions "On the Work for the
Future" for the Board ot Home Missions, of
which there were eight, caused considerable
discussion. Resolution No. 3 was the cause of
the most spirited debate. It read as follows:
Itesolvcd, That we hereby charge and exhort all
our pastors and people to make tvery effort to
raise at least the full amonntof the apportion
ment Irrevery congregation In the Uenerat Synod,
believing that all are well able to do this.
In speaking on the resolutions Rev. S. B.
Barnits, Western Secretary of Home Missions,
said: "In the States and Territories of Texas,
Washington, Montana, the two Dakotts and
New Mexico there is no mark of the General
Synod's work. In 1S81 we had no mis
sions west of Omaha, Nebraska, and
now, gentlemen, do you know tbat the
Lutheran church has saved thn great North
west to Protestantism as against Rome. When
I visited the Mission at Santa Fe, nd saw
Romanism existing in New Mexico as it does in
the Old World, 1 said, thank God for the first
Lutheran Mission.' "
THET SHOULD BE SCATTERED.
Other members said that the Missions were
clustered in tbe Northwest and sbonld be
scattered. The apportionment in Western
churches is SI 35 per canita. G. W. Synder,
Davenport, Iowa, said: "With a line dividing
Iowa from east to west about tbe middle we
have only one church at Sioux City and an
other very small one near it. We need money
and men with good vives. There are churches
in tho East rich enough to buy out both the
Kansas and Omaha Synods. To carry out tbe
spirit of resolution No. 3, tbey should be urged
to give more than the apportionment."
Rev. J. D. Severinghaus, Chicago, 111.: You
have allowed the great Northwest to slip from
under your feet by reason of your one-sided
mission policy. You have allowed the German
Synods to occupy the territory without giving
them any assistance.
Rev. Dr. Jacob A. Clutz, of Baltimore, Md.:
We do not count the district lost that has
once been occupied by tbe Lutheran Church.
Applause.l Tho English missionary work lias
not been vigorously prosecuted because the
German Synods were in the field. Two appli
cations for assistance from German missions
had been refused. One because the applica
tion was not proper, and tbe other because the
board had no confidence in the applying min
ister. We refuse 20 English applications to
one German, Our means are limited and we
are trying to do the best we can.
Rev.R. G. Linker, Argusville, 111. In the city
of Burlington. 111., the German pastor receives
$400 a year, while many German pastors have a
salary of only $300. and yet we are expected to
keep up with the Eastern churches. We Ger
mans are taxed above our ability.
Here a young man delegate arose and said
that his father had been a German minister.
His salarv had been $500, bnt he actually re
ceived $3JXX) a year. Laughter.
Rev. V. F. Bolton, of Glen Gorden, N. J.;
Rev. W. H. Larckenbacb, of Germantown. N,
Y.; J. 8. C. Taddiken, of New York Citv; Rev.
E. K. Bell. D. D., of Cincinnati, and G. W. En
ders. of York. Pa., also suoke on the enhient
bnt no conclusion was reached up to the hour
The German members of the Synod think
they do not get proper representation on the
Board of Home Missions. After the Synod' ad
journed they held a meetibg, at which it was
resolved to present the names of Revs. Young
and Aurenburg to the Synod to be appointed
members of the board. This will bb done on
Monday when the nominations for the board
ate made. After adjournment the committeo
on tho new German Lutheran Theological
Seminarv. of Chicago, held a meeting nml nr.
ranged their report for presentation to the.
uenerai synoa on monuay.
THE EVENING SESSION.
Rev. W. E Parsons presided at the evening
session, in tho absence of the President, aid
alluded to tbe invaluable services rendered by
Rev. Jacob A. Clutz as secretary to the Board
of Home Missions and remarked on the vast
territory covered by the operations of the
board, as exemplified by the maps on'the walls.
He then alluded at length to tho biennial re
port which ran as follows:
The receipts for two years amounted to 167,
176 63, and $70, 29 29 were expended. Missions en
rolled, 114: missionaries employed, 131; congrega
tions served. 162; new congregations organized,
26; new churches built, 28; sermons preached,
IS, 152: pastoral visits reported, 63.201: accessions
reported, 4,354; total membership enrolled, 10. 8.T0;
Sunday schools reported. 14.1; teacbers and scholars
reported. 15, 148. 'Contributions For benevolence,
110, 34 "5: for pastors' support, $56,638 33; for
church property atd local .purposes, $171,512 W;
total, $239,006 02; number missions reported self
The President then introduced the speaker
of tho evening in tbe person of tho Rev. E. K.
Beel, ot Cincinnati, O., who delivered a very
forcible address on the subject of the "Luth
eran Home Missions." He said tbat the report
was by far the most encouraging ever pre
sented to this body, and that it should be re
membered that tbe best results could not be
embodied in an official report, for spiritual re
sults could not be explained by figures. In an
swer to the inquiry whether the Lutheran
Church had any field peculiarly its own, he
said tbat tbe Lord had said that the world was
the field, "Go ye therefore and teach all na
tions." The Lutheran Church in America
must continue to enjoy God's favor by em
bracing the continent from ocean to ocean and
from the Gulf to the Polar Sea.
WE MUST HAVE UNITY,
unity of outlook, unity of desire and unity of
heart. The Lutheran Church had to labor
against great odds of language and literature.
Tne Americanized German wants an American
church, but ho will pass a foreign Lutheran
church and find his home in other denomina
tions. There are 8,000,000 of English-speaking
Lutherans who nave no ministry provided for
them, and shall tbey not be taken care of T Our
responsibility in this respect is great and we
should be ready to make the sacrifices neces
sary to meet it Without the Divine influence
of the Holy Ghost we can do nothing, but
borne up by His power we may yet see a
church triumphant over all her foes.
AFTER ADJOURNMENT NOTES.
The members of the Synod will enjoy an out
ing this afternoon. Tho steamer Mayflower
has been engaged and will take the 200 dele
gates down the Ohio river. The boat will leave
the foot of Wood street at 130 P. si, and will go
to Davis Island dam and return.
Rev. Jacob A. Clutz, the retiring General
Secretary of tbe Board of Home Missions of
the Lutheran Synod, and President of the
Board of Education, will take charge of the
new Midland College, at Atchison, Kan., when
the Synod adjourns.
Just after adjournment In the afternoon Rev.
Dr. Goettman, Dastor of the church, called the
attention of the members and made a little
speech, in whicn ho said: "Gentlemen, I wish
to say that the ladies of the church have been
greatly annoyed by members of the Synod
standing on the streets and in tbo church hall
way at meeting time. I know you are all gen
tlemen, bnt still it is very annoying for ladies
to have to thread their way through a crowd of
men to get into church. So, gentleiren, you
will please not stand about tbe church doors
this evening at meeting time."
WHERE THET. "WILL PREACH.
On to-morrow the ministers visiting in this
city as members of the Lutheran Synod will
occupy the following pulpits:
Rev. Z. A. Ort of Springfield, O., at the Sev
enth TJ. P. Church, Forty-fourth street. Rev.
E. K. Bell, of Cincinnati, O., at the Reformed
Church, Webster and Grant streets. Rev. D.
H.Dunbar, of Lebanon, Pa., at the Emanuel
Lntheran Church, Juniata street. H. L.
Wiles, D. D of Mansfield, O.. at the M. P.
Church, Union avenue, Allegheny. F. W.
Conrad, of Philadelphia, Pa., at the Second U.
P. Church. Stockton avenue and Sandusky
street, Allegheny. Rev. Adam Stump, of
North Platte. NeV:, at St Mark's Lutheran
Church, Third street Rev. C. Diffen
dorf, of Berne. N. Y., at the
First English Lutheran Church, Sharpsburc
Rev. J. W. Pofflnberger, of Leechburg. Pa
and K H. Dornblaser.Df Wheeling, W. Va., at
the Lawrenceville English Lutheran Church.
Rev. J. A. Clutz, D. D.. Secretary of the
Board of Home Missions. Baltimore, McL, at
the Bethany Lntheran Church, East End.
Rev. Charles Rlnewalt at the First English Lu
theran Chnrcb, Braddock. Rev. M. J. Fiery.
D. D., of Akron, O., at tbe Fourth U. P.
Church, Arch street and Montgomery avenue.
Rev. E. D. Welgle. of Altoona, Pa., at tbe
Presbyterian Church, McClure avenue, Alle
gheny. Rev. E. R. Rhodes, D. D of St Louis,
Mo., at Christ M. E. Church. Rev. W.M.
Sparr, of Eureka, Kan., at tbe M. P. Church,
Bellevue. Preparatory sermon, Saturdayat
1050 A. m., by Rev. Francis Springer, D. D., of
At the Trinitv Lutheran Church, at 1030 A.
jr.. H. M. McKnlght D. D of Gettysburg.
Pa., will preach Sunday school services at
230 P. M.. and Rev. S. B. Barnits the Lord's
supper at 8 p. M. Rev. C. S. Wisswaesser. of
Brooklyn, N. Y., at the German Evangelical
Lutheran Church, Liberty street Allegheny.
Rev. J. D. Severinghaus, D. D., of Chicago,
111., at tbe First Evangelical Union Church,
Ohio street, Allegheny.
91 nnd 93 Fifth Ave.. ,
Still has an unusually large number of good
second-hand pianos, a number of them
really as good as new, which we will dis
pose of far enough below their value in
order to reduce the stock. Specially among
A fine Bradbury at .- 5150
A double round Knabe at ISO
A McCammon & Son at 125
C. D. Pease & Co. (nearly new) 150
And about 25 others far above the average
second-band instruments at prices ranging
from $50 to $125, on payments ranging from
$5 per mo. up.
We have also a most beautiful display of
the Decker Bros., Knabe & Co. and Fisher
pianos in natural wood cases of a dozen
varieties, many of them of very rare beauty,
and at extremely low figures and terms.
How is your time to make your selection
from a very choice stock, and every young
lady graduating this present commencement
season should be presented with one of these
everlasting pleasures. Call and pick one
out. S. Hamilton.
EXCURSION TO CIXCINRATI.
Via Pennsylvania Lines, for tbo National
Tickets will be sold Jnne 20 and 21, at
one lowest first-class limited fare for the
round trip, good returning nntil June 27.
Trains leave Pittsburg, Union Station, at
1-20 A. M., 8 P. M. and 11:15 p. M., Central
Schlitz' Milwaukee, Pilsner, extra pale
and extra stout in cases of 2 dozen quarts
and 3 dozen pints; liberal allowance for
empties; also, the same beers in casks of G
dozen quarts and 10 dozen Dints.
Schuetz, Kenziehattsen & Co.,
100 and 102 Market St., cor. First ave.
Natural mineral Waters.
Apollinaris Water, quarts and pint3.
Tanus Water, quarts.
Nieder Selser, quarts.
Congress Water, quarts and pints.1
Hathorn Waters, pints.
G. W. Schmidt,
95 and 97 Fifth ave.
New Express Train to New York.
TheB. & O. E. E. has added in addition
to their two express trains a daily train
leaving Pittsburg at 6 P. m., arriving in
Philadelphia at 7:45 and New York 10:45 A.
m., with Pullman palace sleeping cars at
tached. Sanitarium and Water Cure. The only
Eastern institution in which mud baths are
given. Steam-heating and electric lights.
Baths, massage and electricity bv trained
manipulators. Address John S. Siarshall,
M. D., Green Spring, O.
Freight for the East.
The Allegheny Valley EailroaJ is pre
pared to lorward promptly shipments of
freight for New York, Boston and -New
50c to 2jc.
A large lot of summer dres3 goods; fine
goods; were 50c now 25c; this is a rare bar
gain. Aethtje, Schondelmyee & Co.,
MThs 68 and 70 Ohio St., Allegheny.
Geo. H. Bennett & Bro..
135 First ave., second door below Wood si,
are the largest holders of Pennsylvania
pure rye whiskies in the city.
La Matilde Imported Cigars from $10
to ,40 per 100.
G. W. Schmidt, 95 and 97 Fifth ave.
LADIES take Anzostnra Bitters eenernllv
when they leel low-spirited. It brightens
THE BUSY BEE,rA
habits of UJe and ike monarchial character of
its government is the subject of an illustrated
article in to-morrow's Disr atch.
' JUNE DELIVERIES.
INDIA PONGEE SILKS.
A full line of shades imported to sell for 73c
on sale at 40c a yard.
Fancy printed India Silks only 40c a yard.
A line of French Wool Challls at 25c a yard.
French Satlnes in neat and bold designs at
20c a yard.
The season's most choice effects in
At sacrifice prices.
The lines at 12c unsurpassed.
Fine and finer grades, 20c to 40c.
$2 40. S3 60, S3 00. 57 00 and S9 00.
Above prices have been made on several lots
of Handsome Bead Mantalets.
Our Embroidered Fichus Lace Silk and
Wool Wraps on tbe same low scale of price.
One lot of Children's and Misses' Jersey
Blouses: assorted colors, stylishly trimmed: 8
to 14 years. J3 goods for S2.
Ladies' Soutache Braided Dlrectolre Jerseys;
Manufacturer's price, S69 a. dozen; to be closed
8 U1TS Choice styles In Wash Fabrics. Silk
and Wool Costumes. Misses' and Children's
Suits; latest designs.
605 AND 507 MARKET ST.
BEDFORD WATER THEWATEROFTHE
celebrated Bedford Springs is now put up
only In quart and balf-gallon bottles and sold
In cases of 2 doz. and 4 doz. in any quantity by
JNO. A. RENSHAW& CO.,
apl8--W3 Corner Liberty and Ninth sU.
VICTORIA TO PREVENT SICKNESS IN
your family keep the VICTORIA NAT
URAL MINERAL WATER, imported direct
to this city from near Emu, Germany, by Major
CW.Krans. Send orders by mail or messen
ger to C. W. KRAUS, 1339 liberty ave.
UNFERMENTED WINE WARRANTED
strictly pure grape juice", in pints and
quarts tor family use and church purposes.
For Sale by tbe rase or single bottle bv
JNO. A. RENSHAW & CO- Family Grocers.
aplS-ws Liberty and N lata u.
NEW , ADTERTISEarENTS.
JDS. HDRNE I CD.'5
PENN AVENUE STORES.
June the great summer goods buying
To keep up our steadily increasing trade wa
call attention to some special purchases that
are worth coming here to buy. Read about
them they are in the Dress Goods Depart
ment. The Silk for summer wear IsjU3ta3
good value as you will find in the Dress Goods,
and everyone is delighted with our last large
purchases of Printed India Silks that we are
selling at 63c and 75c a yard. The quality tellJ,
and the patterns no old styles. The Colored
Surah Silks that we are selling at 50c and 75o
are the delight of everyone that sees them.
More bargains in the Black Silk Department
this week that you want to see, especially in
the way of Black India Silks, Black Surah
Silks, Black Silk Grenadines and some remark
able Black Gro3 Gram Silks and Black Satin
Rhadames the quality at the prices males
Over in the Wash Dres3 Goods stock you
find new styles in Satines, fresh as newly
baked bread, and our display of Scotch and
American Glngham3 is four to one larzer than
any assortment yon can find. Prices are low.
This Is our closing up month. Come now.
You will never buy Skirting Embroideries'
for as little as at this moment in our Eml
ery Department new goods, bought cheap.
Then the Lace counter has still got a big lot of
special low price goods, in medium and flounce)
widths, in cream, white and black Laces, while
the stock of BlackNets is very large.
Muslin Underwear 25c garments to finest.
New styles in Dressing Sacques. Merino,
Qauze, Balbriggan and Pure Silk Underwear,
ribbed and plain, for .ladles and children
many bargains. ,
Our low prices on Dress Goods Include the
finer qualities. This great cleaning ud sale in
this Dress Goods Department Is full of extra
ordinary values the
Silk Warp Colored Cashmeres atEOc.
Mohair Mixtures at 83c and 40c
The French Challls at 23c and 40c.
The French Dress Patterns at $4 and $3.
The 25 French Dres3 Patterns at 512.
The Jl 23 quality Colored Silk Warp Heart
The all-wool Debeiges at 20c, 40o and S0&
The 50-inch all-wool Suitings at 40c.
The $2 French Silk Jacquard Stripes at SOc.
The Colored all-wool French Albatross at 45c
This will be a busy month If yon are wide
awake and will take time to see alLthe bargain
tbat are here.
JOB. HDRNE CO. '3
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PENN AVENUE STORES. - '