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THE PITTSBURG DISPATCH, TUESDAY,, JUKE 18, 1889.
Tlio Amendment Campaign
With ETident Enthusiasm,
CLAIMING ALL IN SIGHT.
Chairman Weeks Chases and Knns
Down Rainbows Galore.
THE STRIKER MARKET QUOTATIONS
Allegheny County's Tote a Matter of Pro
KTEKESTIKG ITEMS OF THE FIGHT
Hon. BOl Chandler's memorable advice,
"claim everything," seems to be the watchword
of both wet and dry in the 'campaign which
closed last night in a mist of beer. The anti
prohibition people opened a supplementary
campaign with a bung-starter last night, but to
all intents and purposes the campaign proper
was ended yesterday, and the decks cleared for
action all over Pennsylvania. There has been
considerable noise made, bnt mainly by the
drys, who have dono all their work on the sur
face and in sight and sound of the throng.
The wets, on the other hand, have conducted
the most silent sort of a still hunt, and the sur
face indications have been so cleverly con
cealed that the Anti-Prohibition Executive
Committee has even been accused of inactivity
Dy the enemies of the amendment. It is, how
ever, really touching to hear the extravagantly
confident claims set up by the putative leaders
of both sides. Confidence Is a beautiful at
tribute of politics, and the presumption that
some people are whistling to keep their cour
age up is very natural under the circum
stances. JUT EDUCATI02TAI. CAMPAIGN.
The campaign has been largely one of educa
tion, and millions of tracts, pamphlets, docu
ments and extracts from speeches of public
men have been put into general circulation.
Innumerable meetings have been held by the
Prohibitionists, and dead vails have blossomed
with staring posters setting forth the merits of
each side of the question. The anus have
done very little orating and made no public at
tempt whatever to parry tne nome-tnrusis or.
their adversaries. The Prohibitionists have
had all the pleasure of a fight with an enemy
which would not strike back, but the antis
have upheld the doctrine popular among poli
ticians "votes count."
The last few days of .the campaign have been
growing warmer and warmer, and jesterday
the wradup was full of fury and sound, and
both sides have girt up their loins fora decisive,
settlement to-day of the temperance question
in this State. Nor have those invaluaule aux
iliaries of popular suffrage the strikers al
lowed themselves to be lost sight of. The man
who looms up on the eve of election day with
his voting bailiwick in his vest pocket was
more than usually numerous. He was not over
and above board particular as to his remunera
tion, either. The awful rapacity of a Presi
dental vear was not displayed, and "inflooence"
was dirt cheap, the quotations on ward-workers
ranging from S10 to $25, with apparent demand
light. It is possible that by this morning a
drink of liquor will command the services of
the expert heeler who is "out for stuff."
CHAIRMAN WEEKS CONFIDENT.
Chairman Jos. D. Weeks, of the Prohibition
ists, spoke witn singular confidence, of the Al
legheny County prospects. He said: "The in
dications are bright indeed. If we can get out
60,000 votes we will carry the county. On a
basis of 50,000 votes we will bold the Anti-Pro-hibitionists
level. No, I don't think I am vis
" ionary. We have done the best we could with
our canvass, and we will carry the townships,
boronghs and Allegheny City, and bring a nice
majority against Pittsburg's limits, we will
get a clear majority of the organized labor vote
in the county. ve are sure that the other side
has imported a lot of professional repeaters
front Cincinnati and other cities, but we have
detectives enough engaged to frustrate any
such schemes. Several of our best workers
have been approached and offered as high as
50 to refrain from work to-morrow or to go to
the hostile camp, but I don't fear their loyalty.
We are going to watch closely for liquor at the
polls, and arr.'st anyone trying to debauch
voters. Oh, yes! The vest-pocket vote is over
whelmingly with us, and we will win without
any doubt in this county if we get the vote
THE CHAIESIAN CEITICISED.
Mr. Weeks bustled out of the room, and a
young temperance orator who has a national
reputation turned to the reporter and asked:
"Are you going to print that absurd estimate?"
To an affirmative reply, the speaker continued:
"A grave mistake was made in appointing Mr.
"Weeks Chairman In Allegheny county, for he
is far too visionary and impressionable to man
age Each a campaign. He has been held in
check by the committee to some extent, but
. Our campaign will be laughed at when
such palpably absurd claims are set up by the
head. I expect it to snow wet ballots to-morrow."
Alderman A. H. Leslie, who was sitting hv,
said: "Well, Mr. Weeks is naturally hopeful,
and when such men as Controller Morrow esti
mate that the antis will only carry the county
by 3.000. 1 don't see why we shouldn't claim
something. As to the financial aspect of the
campaign, we are informed that the antis will
spend :$3,000,000. They have raised money by
threats from all the tradespeople dealing with
brewers and saloonists. I believe that these
frantic appeals for a large majority in the
county and State are a distinct menace to the
Brooks law; for, if they win this fight, you'll
see the liquor men going to the Legislature in
an effort to take out the restrictive clauses in
the Brooks law. We have our 800,000 ballots
all in the hands of our workers, and every
thing is in shape for a brisk fight to-morrow."
UQUOB lEADEES WIDE AWAKE.
Things were extremely lively at No. CO
Fourth avenue, the Anti-Prohibition Asso
ciation headquarters, A stream of men
was pouring in empty-handed and depart
ing with great bundles of ballots. That
useful Uzen, the striker, was on deck
early and often. He expatiated upon his "in
flooence" all day to three weary men in shirt
sleeves, whose sole duty it seemed to be to ad
minister a chilly bluff to the would-be handlers
of campaign boodle. The types of character
shown were remarkable. One man started out
at 20 and depreciated his modest abilities until
tbe small sum of 50 cents was asked and re
fused. He went away swearing allegiance to
tbe drys. Tbe section of the committee
charged with "standing off" "strikers" ex
pressed astonishment at the number of well
known and respectable men who desired to bo
almoners of corruption funds. The answer
was Invariable that there were none to dis
burse. Chairman Wainwrlcht was asked how the
campaign was progressing. "Our organization
of SO counties, with headquarters here, is per
fect and our arrangements are all completed.
We have made it a business fight and have
dealt in no abuse for our adversaries. A great
deal of literature has been put out, mostly
of a conservative nature. As to our
plans for to-morrow we have ordered the
trade to refrain absolutely lrom sellinc to
morrow. We will have bandwagons out to
stir up tho voters, but we have given orders to
stop the music if any bands of women or
children praying or singing are encountered.
We have adopted the still hunt method so ef
fectively that the trade has believed us inac
tive. We have, of course, spent a good deal of
money In legitimate expenses, but I cannot say
how mnch the 30 counties have cost to organ
ize until the bills come in after election. Our
workers at the polls are men who are not affil
iated with the trade, but who are helping us
out from conviction. Yes, I think Judge
White's speeches have done his party good in
some quarters, but injury in others. Our local
organization? One veil-known gentleman, a
politician was placed in charge of the woik and
a committee ot eight, four Democrats and four
Republicans, assisted him in districting the
county and appointing men for each precinct.
As for estimates, we will have 23,000 majority
in the county on a basis of 65,000 voles cast, but
there is a great deal of guesswork about the
thing. We expect to carry tbe 30 counties by
18,000 or 20,000. Some of these supposed tem
perance strongholds, like Washington, Greene
and Armstrong counties, will bo serious sur
prises to the temperance people. But as for
the amendment, it is only a matter of what our
majority will be in the State. The battle is
Captain Trevelllck on the Sonlhttde.
The "Closing amendment meeting on the
Southslde was held last night in Odd Fellows'
, John D. Carer, presiding. Captain Trer
cllick, addressing a largo audience, spoke of
the ethics of the temperance question and Its
relation to public morals. He said that the
evil resultof the liquor were greater than its
virtues, and that where odo man profited by the
traffic 1,000 were cursed. The speaker said that
the late Thomas A. Armstrong and President
James Campbell some time ago told him that
liquor was a curse to organized labor. He re
minded the Knights of Labor of their obliga
tion under their knighthood, and closed with a
strong appeal to them to vote for the amendment.
AT THE OPERA HOUSE.
Slim Andlcnce to Hear the
Speech of the Campaign.
Tho final, and what was intended to be a
triumphant assemblage of the friends of the
amendment held at the Opera House last
sight, was in every respect, a dire failure.
When at 750 the Moorhead choir, of the W. C.
T. Union No. 2, opened the proceedings by
singing in excellent manner the glee 'One
More River to Cross." The expectation of the
some 200 people who were then present, was
toward an oratorical display of more than
usual interest. The placards announcing
that Mr. E. B. Dougherty, "The silver-tongued
Irish orator" would speak in favor of the
amendment, led many persons to suppose that
tneysnouid near tne original suver-tonguea
San Dougherty, of Philadelphia, but they were
doomed to disappointment, when County Chair
man Joseph D. Weeks advanced, and being
prompted by that gentleman as to his antece
dents, introduced the speaker of the evening
as Mr. E. B. Dougherty, of Beaver, Pa., "a
gentleman who is an Irishman," he said, "or
better still, the son of an Irishman." and who
would address the meeting.
Mr. Dougherty on coming forward said that
in announcing this meeting that in some way
or other names had gotten mixed, that the
silver-tongued orator was not present, and that
he himself was not an orator, nothing but a
plain lawyer. Proceeding in his speech, which
lasted an hour and twenty-five minutes, the
speaker said he would speak extemporaneously
and give them facts and figures. In searching
for these, chiefly in support of his argument
that hotels need not necessarily have' saloons
attached, Mr. Dougherty traveled, in his ad
dress, over a good portion of Europe, elaborat
ing his speech with poetical allusions. The
gist of his speech was to the effect, that if
liquor selling was a respectable business, why
should a man require to be of good moral
character to engage in it. It was not so with
other businesses, in which men could engage
without inquiry; that high license had been
obtained and was proved a failure, and that no
attention should be paid to the utterances of
the whisky press which were supported by the
money wrung from wretched homes.
AN ANTPS SPEECH.
The Prohibitionists Allowed the Other Side
to Addresi Their Meeting.
The Twin City Prohibition Club held an
open air meeting in the Allegheny Diamond
last evening, and about a dozen prominent
speakers delivered addresses. Among them
were C. C. Sella and J. Brown, of Illinois: G.
Sweeney, of Turtle Creek, and Q. Oessler, of
Kansas. The choir that rendered a number of
prohibition songs was composed of the family
of J. a. B. Arnold.
Chairman Swoger invited any person in the
audience who desired to speak on the other
side to step up on the platform. Barney Mc-
uocnen responded very promptly, and said:
"Ladies and Gentlemen and Citizens" while
he hesitated for a few moments some person
in the audience invited him to take off his hat.
He accommodated them and continued. "If
there is drink and distress because there is sa
loons there is. I know which. There should
bo saloons. If there is distress with saloons 1
know there is distress without saloons. (Ap
plause.) If drink is drunk and caus
es distress to his family he
w ould cause distress to his family if there is no
drink to be drunk. "Six months," called out
a man in the audience. I 1 say that no man
sbonld think what drink if he does know what
does? If he wants to be a Christian, he wants
to be a Christian, and I think that he does.
Tumultuous applause. My experience is that
drink is drink and I can talk all night. Distress
is when a man cannot ret drink. I am r"
"We will now introduce the next speaker,"
said the chairman, and the anti orator was led
away. Mr. Swoger said he thought the anti
speech was better for the cause than any of the
speeches delivered during the evening.
CHILDEEN AT THE POLLS.
They Will be Driven Around In Wncons, and
Sine Stlrrioc Bodes.
Merry as crickets were the couple of score of
children, about a dozen of whom were boys,
who assembled yesterday at '4:30 p. jr. in tbe
Fourth U. P. Church, comer of Montgomery
and Arch streets, Allegheny, to execute their
final exercises, under the able direction of
Prof. A. B, Morton, in singing tbe prohibition
songs with which it is proposed they shall en
liven to-day's proceedings at the polls. The
children will be driven in large wagons from
poll to poll throughout the day, expressing the
sentiments of prohibition in such songs as
"Grandly the People are Rising," "Coming
From the Mountains," "Prohibition is March
ing On;" the latter to the popular old darkey
tune oi une jMore itirer to cross." The fol
lowing chorus; sung to the air of "Marching
Thro' Georgia," if vague, is stirring and might
as deptly be sung by one side as the other. A
delegation of 75 children from the Eighth
Street R. P. Church's Industrial and Temper
ance School Is to meet the others at the Alle
gheny churchat9A.il., where, wagons will be
in readiness for them.
LAST IN ALLEGHENY.
A Rousing Prohibition Gathering at Union
Rink Lnst Evening.
The final meeting of the Allegheny Constitu
tional Amendment Association was held last
evening in the Union Rink, Allegheny. The
1,200 seats wero occupied and fully 600 people
stood in tho aisles and against the walls. A
fine musical programme was rendered, which
included a violin solo by J. F. Irwin, a vocal
solo by Miss Belle Tomer, selections by the
Allegheny Ladies' Quartet, the Cruikshank
family and the Verdi Choral Society.
The sneaker of tbe evenlne was T. iCdwarr!
Murphy, who delivered a very forcible address
on the subject of prohibition. Ho was fre
quently interrupted by applause. At tbe close
of his address Rev. T.J. Leak made a few re
marks, and said that liquor was responsible for
the assassination of President Lincoln. If
Booth had not been made drunk be would not
have had the nerve to fire the fatal shot
Rev. C. E. Locke thinks tho polls not tho
place for the fair sex.
Chief Brown will havo policemen at every
polling place In the city.
W. C T. Union No. 2, will dispense 200 gal
lons of milk from Moorhead Hall to Second
Both, in Allegheny, and in, '.his city, temper
ance refreshments will bo served near polling
places by W. C T. U. members.
An all-day prayer meeting in Jsympathy with
the success of the amendment will be held in
the Smithfield Street M. E. Church to-day.
The Executive Committee of the Southslde
Anti-Prohibitionists held its final meeting last
night and placed ballots in the hands of the
The Bloomfield Leadertoffel Singing Society
turned out last night on Liberty avenue,
mounted on horses for tbe purpose of creating
a boom in liquor votes to-day.
The election boards who serve in to-day's
election were regularly elected last February,
and are supposed to be nearly equally divided
between the two great parties.
It cost tbe "antis" over $2,000 to mall ballots
to the 106,000 registered voters in the county.
The prohibition people say they did not mall
UrtllUlO uuiu ctuuuuui; XCiUUUSi
Hox. Timothy O'Leaey is generalissimo of
the political wing of the anti-prohibition cam
paign. Mr. W. J. Brennan was in great de
mand at tbe "anti" headquarters, although not
Edwaed MtntrHT addressed a large au
dience at tbe Union Rink, Allegheny, last
evening, and Will J. McConnell addressed two
large meetings at Natrona, closing the cam
paign. Mr. Felix, a member of the Pittsburg Sop
ply Company, stated to a gentleman recently
that a $0,000 order for brass fittings had been
placed with tbe firm subject to the defeat of
The prohibition people will receive returns
from the whole State at their committee rooms
In tbe Bissell block. The Anti-Prbhibltlon As
sociation has also completed arrangements for
the receipt of returns.
A MEMBER of tbe Executive Committee of
tbe "wets" remarked yesterday that there was
not one single Iron firm in tbe county but what
opposed the amendment; also that 90 per cent
of the glassworkers would oppose the amend
ment Representative to Ibe Grand Lesion,
At tbe regular meeting of Pittsburg Legion
No. L Select Knights, of A. O. U, W held at
their ball last evening, Colonel E. D. Wilt was
unanimously elected representative to the
Grand Legion of Pennsylvania, which convenes
at Conneaut Lake in August.
Fat lawyers, Lean Lawyers, Old and
Young, and Four Judges Disport
IN THE WOODS AT ROCK P0IBT.
Allegheny Bar Association Picnics Improve
by Age Yesterday's Was
MOKE ENJOYABLE THAN ANT PEECEDING
It is generally supposed that lawyers can do
nothing unless they are able to cite a prece
dent, but in the matter of picnics they seem to
be able to make "common law" as readily as
any of the old mummies who have given us
1,500 or 2,000 volumes of decisions which con
stitute the body thereof. Between 300 and GOO
of them, members and guests of the Allegheny
County Bar Association, went to Rock Point
yesterday, and the most of them went as did
the Israelites of old up to their annual festi
vals, with joy and singleness of heart. There
was also a sprinkling of the profession from the
surrounding counties, among them Judge
Wickham, of Beaver. They had tho Great
Western Band with them, and Kennedy fur
nished the solids and fluids in a manner that
won the hearts of the crowd, especially that
part 'of the programme in which strawberries
were served twice to those whose digestions
would allow it.
The first impression one got as he scaled the
roCKv height, and before he could seeanvtbroc.
was that a circus was performing. The music
was fast and furious, like that in a circus when
the horses are urged to the top of their speed
in tl ffMnd f'ilnn' np "w-illr.arrtii.til ' Tfr
was subsequently learned that the legal exer
cises were oi tnat quality wmen required
music denominated at country shindigs quick
A EOUGK AND EEADT CKOWD.
Some of the judges present were dressed
with the dignity comporting with their func
tions, and so were some of the lawyers, but tbe
majority had on picnic apparel in which flan
nel shirts predominated, and when they got
heated coats and vests were shed with an
abandon that would have done credit to a
party of harvesters.
There may have been pocket pistols in tbe
crowd, bnt it so their effect was not visible, for
everything, though hilarious, was decorous.
Messrs. A. V. D. Wattersou and Joseph Brown
took a straw vote to determine which way the
wind blew on the Constitutional amendment
question, and it resulted: Lawyers, for 76,
against 90; Great Western Band, 17 for, 1
against; waiters, 4 for, 21 against. The Judges
didn't vote. Some called it "non-committal"'
and others "on the fence."
"The weather might have been better, and vet
it wasn't uaa, considering tnat there was
a dancing platform in tbe grand pavilion
with an area of over 6,000 feet, beside
shooting and other pavilions covering as much
inoie space and all sorts of recreations were
patronized. Some tried baseball, but the most
seductive game, apparently, at least, was
quoits, and one thing was demonstrated, viz.:
That the game is in its decadence, the older
"boys" generally getting away with the
younger. A few of the latter pitched a respec
table game, but the majority of the experts
were above 40 years of age. It was even ru
mored that Mr. William Swisshelm was so far
carried off bis moral pins as to pitch a game
for a prize ot a walking stick. How
ever that may be, he and Commissioner
McKeo and Noah Shaffer, Esq., got away with
all the young fellows except Alex. Gilfillan and
a few other country bred voutbs who bad got
ten an education around various blacksmith
shops. Gilfillan was an adept at ringers and
leaner, making as high as one each at one
inning, but Swisshelm's steady gait counting
generally one and sometimes two against com
missioner Mercer. Mr. Henderson inscribed
victory on the banner of his side. Mr. Mercer
generally put the rings in the right place, but
they generally refused to stay there, while
Swisshelm's disregard of technicalities counted
In general average, Mr. Hall was also one of
the elderly boys who cut the combs of the
A CHANCE FOB VEESATILITT.
The events of the afternoon were tbe Vir
ginia reel and the regatta, but they were pre
ceded by some excellent vocal music. Among
the singers were Messrs. C. F. Crawford,
George Elphinstone, W. P. Potter, J. Boyd
Duff, A. V. D. Watterson, C. C. Montooth, G.
B. Brown, John Rodgers McCreery, and O. W.
Scovel, tenors; E. W. Smith, R. A. Balpb, J.
H. Harrison, J. J. Mdler, J. W. Collins, J. L.
McCutcheon, and C. C. Dicker, bassos.
"Way Down the Suauee River" was especial
In the reel the "ladles" wero distinguished by
wearing 'kerchiefs on their arms. Some of tho
dancers were close on three score and ten in
age, but they were among the most alert, and
one who especially distinguished himself was
M. J. iveenan. tsq., and .Major JNegleyand C.
C. Dickey, Esq., as the Two Johns, covered
themselves with glory.
About 4 o'clock the sun shone out brightly
and the regatta was ordered. There were five
double entries, John Rourke and James
Buchanan, John Slack and Henry Brunot, R.
H. Johnston and Henrv Mevcr. E. Z. Smith
and Thomas Patterson and J. S. McCutcheon
and Albert York Smith. Tho judges were
Judges Ewing and Magee. Considerable diffi
culty was experienced in starting, and the boats
fouled frequently. Tho red turban of Mr. Mc
Cutcheon, like the white plume of Henry
Navarre, was everywhere present and it was
provocative of mischief all the time. He and
his partner, Mr. A. Y. bmith, came near run
ning down Judges Ewing and Magee several
times. They protested vigorously and several
of the spectators were certain they could see
Their Honors' hair rise as they arose to their
feet to repel the boarders. Certain it is that
Their Honors were in poor condition to
render a decision. It was expected "that
Messrs. Johnston and Meyer would win, but
they couldn't keep the channel, and Mr. John
ston said the trouble was that their boat had
no keel. Rourke and Buchanan won the first
heat, and E. Z. Smith and Thomas Patterson
the second and third.
THE NATIONAL GAME A FAILTJBE,
The baseball match was almost a failure. At
the end of the third inning, when the score
stood 11 to 3. the umpire, Mr. William Frew.
was hit in the eye by a hot liner and retired,
when tbe game fell through,
Tho most surprising incident of tho day was
contributed by one of the quietest members of
bar. Cantain Breck was holding a hat to test
the kicking abilities of tbe bar. when Mr.
Stillwagon introduced Joseph Forsythe, Esq,
Some very creditable work had been done
when Mr. Forsythe camo forward and knocked
the tile out of Captain, Breck's bands at the
height of eight feet Mr. Forsythe kept it up
until he demonstrated that there wasn't a man
tall enough to hold it out of his reach, and
thus stopped this part of tbe progamme, as he,
couldn't find anyone bold enough to contest
HELP FOE JOHNSTOWH LA.WYEKS.
Before leaving, a meeting was organized for
the relief of the Johnstown lawyers. President
W. B. Negley, Chairman, After some talk the
following resolutions were adopted: That
SL0O0 be appropriated from the tieasury of the
Allegheny County Bar Association for the pur
pose of aiding the members of the Cambria
County bar resident In Johnstown; that a com
mittee of five be appointed to carry this resolu
tion into effect and that the secretary be in
structed to ask the corporation of other bar
associations In the United States in tne relief
of their brethren in Johnstown. Messrs. .S.
A. McClung, J. H. Baldwin, E. Y. Breck, O. 8.
Richardson and S. B. Schoyer were appointed
the committee, the first named chairman.
There was room for each to indulge in his
specialty. Judges Slagle and Over soemed to
think there was mental relaxation in euchre;
Magnus Fflaum was death to sparrows, and J.
W. Hayne, who is supposed to protect the
finny tribe hereabout, ruled that there was no
law that prevented the catching of chubs in
the Connoquenessine. Though very much re-
laxed. about 300 members of- the bar decided
that if they lived they would do it again next
ELOPED TO OHIO.
William Dcnmnn Runs A war With Another
Man's Wife and Is Arrested.
Mrs. Harriet Nash and William Denman wero
arrested yesterday afternoon, and placed in
jail on information lodged against them by
Daniel Nash, husband of the woman. Denman
became intimate with Mrs. Nash at a boarding
house, which led to the separation of Nash
and his wife. The household goods were auc
tioned off, and the proceeds divided. She said
she was going to Europe, but Nash susoected
that his wife would join Denman. He em
ployed Detective Daily, and tho eloping couple
wero traced to Meadville, O., where they bad
registered at a hotel as man and wife. The
pair was at once arrested, and will have a hear
ing before Alderman Porter Thursday, morning.
An Allecheny Electric Lie lit Plant.
A special sub-committee of five gentlemen,
Messrs. Arthur Kennedy, James Hunter,
George Snaman, J. W. Lahugh and Chairman
Stayton, of the Allegheny Gas Committee, was
appointed at tbe meeting ot tbe General Com
mittee last evening, to take cognizance of tbe
plan to erect an electric light plant on behalf
of the city of Allegheny, pursuant to a reso
lution passed at the special meeting of Coun
cils on Mav 3L The snh-commlttee will re
ceive specifications and plans and report to the
General Committee tbeieasibility of having an
electriclight plant built, ,to he purchased
eventually by the city.
THE SCALE COMPLETED.
Iron Worker Get Through With Their
Scale They do Not Anticipate An v Trou
ble A Committee to Meet ibe Carncglo
The morning session of the Amalgamated As
sociation Convention, yesterday, was occupied
in considering the report of the Scale and Wage
Committees. The scale was completed finally,
and although it does not differ materially with
the one in force during the year, contains many
changes. None of them, it is thought, will be
objectionable to tho manufacturers, and no
trouble in the iron and steel industry is ex
pected this year. The scale as drawn up was
sent to tho printer last night, and will bo pre
sented to the manufacturers this evening, or
Some changes of a very important nature are
contemplated in tbe constitution, and this sub
ject took up most of the afternoon. Nothing
was done, however, and the matter will be con
sidored at this morning's session.
The trouble that may occur at tho Home
stead plant of Carnegie, Phipps fc Co., on Mr.
Carnegie's Eliding scale proposition, .was dis
cussed at length. A scale that will be satisfac
tory to the meu, and one that does not differ
very materially with the one proposed by the
firm, was drawn up and turned over to a com
mittee comp&sed or the following persons em
Sloyed in the mill: John House. James Kaine,
laniel Cussick, William Brown, J. B.
Parrington, Levi Felty, George W.
Sarver, Nevin McConville, Oscar Colflesh.
Hugh O'Donnell, W. W. McLain, Isaac J.
Jury, J. H. Dodge, John E. Jones and Presi
dent Weihe. Another member will be added
to the committee from tbe 33-inch mill to-day
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scale. A settlement is expected, as there is not
a great deal of difference between the two
A proposition to engage a lawyer to look
after the interests of the organization nnrl -
vise as to the legality of strikes was considered,
but no definite action on the matter was taken.
At the close of the Bession Mr. Weihe was
asked by a Dispatch reporter whether he
would be a candidate for re-election again and
"I have answered that question before, but
will state positively that I am not a candidate
and will not accept the position under any cir
cumstances." Secretary J. D. Weeks, of the Western Iron
Association, was seen last evening while he
was hurrving to an amendment meeting. Ho
stopped for a moment or two to talk toacouple
of Amalgamated Association delegates and a
Dispatch reporter, "I do not know anything
about tho iron scale this year." said he, "as I
am kept very busy looking after the interests
of our prohibition movement, lwill say this,
however, I believe there will be a big flgutat
Homestead, and I believe the Carnegies
will win. When they start out to
?,?..a tnB they generally get there.
When they get their teeth set they will
not back out. If the men intend toflnhtthn
proposition made to them, I would advise them
to consider it well before they do. I do not know
what the iron scale will be this yearbut, as I
said before, if it is the same as last year with
out any snakes, it will likely be adopted, or
rather, there will not be any serious trouble.
Ilhave not had a conversation with 'a manufact
urer on the subject for a longtime, but I do
not think any oi them are worrying about the
OPPOSING PLTJCK-ME STORES.
The Miners Inauirnrato a Fight Against
Them and Will Likelr Win.
The "pluck-me" or company stores must go,
and a fight against them was inaugurated yes
terday. Master Workman Rea, of N. T. A.
135, K. of L., and National Secretary Watch
horn are in town to aid the men. No trouble is
expected, and none will occur unless miners are
discharged for not dealing in the stores owned
or operated by their employers.
The fight against the stores will aid the
miners in securing a uniform rate for digging
throughout the region. The New York and
Cleveland Gas Coal Company refused to pay
the rate, claiming that they could not compete
wim oiner operators wno owned stores, when
they were informed that company stores would
not be patronized in tbe future the firm prompt
ly agreed to pay the price. Other firms are ex
pected to fall into line and a strike will not
A Strike of Bakers.
United .Bakers' Assembly No. 7247, K. of L.,
has ordered a strike against the shops of R. B.
Ward & Co., East End; W. J. Ward, Allegheny,
and G. S. Ward, Allegheny. The dispute is on
the bakers' scale. The men demand that a
day's work shall consist of 11 hours, and no
overtime, except when unavoidable, and then
to be paid at. the rate of time and a half. The
wages are fixed at 512 por week, the men to
have the privilege of boarding out
The Window Glass Workers' Association will
hold their annual convention In their hall at
1503 Carson street Southslde, on July 9.
Coal is now being shipped to the lakes by
way of the P. &L.E.R.R. Theshipments.it
is believed, will amount to about 150,000 tons a
The Westinghouse Airbrake Works Is only
running half time, owing to a lack of orders.
Thero is but little demand for railroad supplies
The Flint Glass Workers' Association will
hold their annual convention at Bellaire, O., on
July 8. The session will last about six days.
Reports of committees will be heard. It is also
probable that some changes in the constitution
will be made.
THE LUTHERAN SYNOD.
Progress of Church Extension in the West
Tressler Orphans' Homo Missionary
Work In India Tbe Money Needed.
The morning session of the Lutheran Synod
yesterday commenced business by the reading
of the biennial report by Rev. A. W. Lilly,
D. D., of York, Pa. The report showed
JSS.O'IS 40 received during the two years, or a
larger amount than received during any pre
vious biennium. The whole amount was ap
propriated to the chnrches of the West. The
Synods of Maine, Iowa and Kansas appro
priated more than was apportioned them
The churches assisted took $158,070 59.
The church extension work was in
charge of Rev. J. N. Lenker, who
secured 209 lots in the growing cities of the
west These lots are valued at abuot $25,000.
Resolutions were adopted at the Synod ask
ing that 35,000 be annually apportioned among
District Synods, and providing that the Gen
eral Synod constitute the next board of church
extension by the appointment of nine members.
This closed tho morning session. The first
business of the afternoon was tho adoption
ui resumbiuua vu iut) ueaiu ui xiev. zjimmer
man and Edward G. Snyder, who were Secre
tary and Treasurer of tho Board of Church Ex
tension. Rov. W. G. Thrall, of Williamsport.
Pa., then stated the misfortunes which have
come to hlsnork on account of the recent floods.
He made an appeal for help which will bo
Alexander Gebhart, Esq., of Dayton, O.,
Treasurer of the General Synod, presented his
biennial report, showing that all bills were
paid and there was a small balance on hand.
The following members were nominated a
Board of Foreign Missions for the next bien
nial term: Rev. J. G. Butler, D. D., of Wash
ington, D. C; Rev. Luther Kiehlman, Fred
erick, Md.; Rev. Dr. F. P. Hennighauser and
Rev. J. C. Burke, of Baltimore, Md.; Rev. D.
McCanaughy Gilbert D. D., of Harrisbure.
Pa.: Messrs. O. F. Lautz, S. D. Schmucker and
S. W. Harman, of Baltimore, Md.
The committee of the Woman's Homo and
Foreign Missionary Society reported that the
society has, during the past ten years of its
existence, contributed ilCH.000 for mission
Rev. Dr. Dunbar, of Lebanon, Pa., who Is
President of tho Board of Trustees of the
Tressler Orphans' Home, at Lojsville, Pa.
made his report, which showed that in the past
20 years there have been 699 orphans, dis
tributed, as follows: Soldiers' orphans 325
church orphans, 232; county children15; pay
At the evening service Rev. W. H. Dunbar,
of Lebanon, Pa., addressed the Synod, nimrrii
extension was tho subject of his discourse
which had been the subject before Synod in
the day sessions.
Before the regular evening session com
menced Miss A. S. Kughler, M. D., spoke on
the missionary work of India. Miss Kughler
has established three medical dispensaries in
Guntur, in Madras. Her aim is now to have a
hospital and schoolhouso built and requested
the ladies of tho Trinity Church to aid her In
Tho Church Homo Festival.
This annual event comes off on the
grounds of the Home, Fortieth street and
Penn avenue, next Thursday afternoon and
evening. Several novelties are promised
among the amusements provided for the oc
casion, among which may be mentioned a
May-pole dance by young friends of the
Home and donkey riding on animals trained
to go no faster than a walk, added to which
is the standard attraction Punch and Judy.
For older people, five o'clock tea will .be
provided, also a first-class snpper, with the
usual variety of other refreshments. The
Penn avenue cable cars now pass the Home
See those Japanese Straw Seats for the
steps and like purposes, price ISc.
Booas Ss Buhl.
WEL CONTINUE WORK
Messrs. Miller, Marvin and
Will bo Commissioners.
COMPLAINT OF THE- LADIES.
Biff Cases Only Half Filled With Clothing,
A G1EL FINDS HER. MOTHER AL1TE
The rooms of tho Citizens' Relief Committee
were swarmed with laborers yesterday after
noon, who gathered to reoeive the pay due
them for work at Johnstown. The work of
paying off the men occupied but a very short
time, afterwhich tbe committee rooms relapsed
into a dull, disinteresling appearance.
But little business-of any kind was trans
acted. The members of the committee are
only too glad that their arduous duties at the
chamber are ended, and that they are allowed
to attend to their own interests, which have
suffered to no little extent through their ab
sence. Tho committee held a meeting yesterday
afternoon, at which Chairman McCreery and
Committeeman S. S. Marvin, of the committee
who went to Johnstown on Sunday to look over
the work that had been done, were present
They reported that everything seemed to be
going on smoothlv. and that the work of the
committee was everywhere very generally ap
preciated. They explained that they had held
a conference with a number of , Johnstown's
citizens, who had agreed that it was advisable
to accept the offer of the Chicago Committee
to furnish any number of portable houses at
$100 each. The members of the committee
thereupon unanimously agreed to purchase 100
of the portable houses at ihat figure, and tele
graphed the result of their action to the Chi
cago committee at once.
"WILL SERVE ON THE COMMITTEE,
Ex-Dictator James B. Scott S. S. Marvin and
Reuben Miller decided that they would;accept
tbe position of commissioners of distribution
as tendered to them by Governor Beaver, and
immediately telegraphed His Excellency that
they would serve and were ready to go to
Johnstown whenever needed.
With the exception of the meeting of the
committee, no other business was transfacted
during the day. The members of tho commit
tee do not know when anothor meeting will be
called, having adjourned subject to tbe call of
iue uuair. uominmeeman .uuworin, nowever,
still remains at the rooms ana takes charge of
all matters relating to disbursements. Tho
rooms are in charge of Secretary Frost and
Dr. Thompson, of the State Board of Health,
said to a DlSPATcn reporter that the pub
lished accounts of the wholesale burning of
debris at tbe bridge in Johnstown were un
qualifiedly false. He said that nothing had
been burned, except the matter that had been
separated from the great mass, and then only
when it was positively known that thero were
no bodies in the ruin:. "The stories about the
burning, as published, are false," said Dr.
Thompson, "and you can say that I say so."
THE WOMEN'S -WOEK.
The Women's Relief Committee are jnst now
as hard at work as they have been since the
start Of course there is not the same excite
ment about the rooms as at first, but the work
is still going smoothly on, and good results are
being daily accomplished. Yesterday Mrs. Dr.
Easton, the efficient head of the Bureau of In
formation, was overjoyed to greet the wan,
pale face of Miss Amelia Theiss, who for days
has been haunting the rooms of the committee
in search of her mother. Nothing could be
learned of the latter, and all but tbe faith
ful daughter had come to tbe con
clusion that she was lost The girl
however, persevered, and yesterday morning
she was more than overcome with joy when
Mrs. Dr. Easton told her the glad news that
her mother was alive, and at tbe Mercy Hos
pital. The fate of the young girl from Baltimore,
whose pitiable condition was described in yes
terday's Dispatch, is still slightly trembling
in the balance. The girl Is unmistakably In tbe
last stages of consumption, and her days on
this earth are numbered among tbe few. She
is still at the Allegheny Hospital, where she
will be kept for a while. In the meantime tho
women of the Relief Committee will
endeavor to procure for her transporta
tion to Elgin, III,, where her friends reside.
A most interesting refugee was received at tbe
rooms yesterday. She was Miss L. W. Kope
lln, a sweet petite, pretty girl uf about 20 or 22
years of age. She is a victim of the flood, and
has lost nearly everything. She has a stout
heart however, and expressed her determina
tion to find work. She is a fairly good
stenographer and typewriter, and is willing to
work for her own living. She is stopping with
a friend named MissLouise Sherer, at No. 13
Beaver avenue. Allegheny.
Dr. Clara Hlckey, a well-known woman
physician, called at the relief rooms yesterday.
She is on her way to Johnsvown.whero she goes
at her own expense to do what she can for tbe
sick and suffering women there.
The women in charge of the work at the Ex
position bulldimr complain bitterlv that a
number of large clothing concerns of tbe city
have sent them a lot of large cases, which were
but half filled with men's clothing, in addi
tion to which the contents were totally unfit
for use, being for the most part old and dis
Among the sufferers assisted yesterday were
John Frick and three children, J. H. Taggart,
Mrs. John Reed, Mrs. John Reed, Jr., Mrs. Al
bert Moffatt and four children, J. Paulen and
wife, Alice Kaiion. Mrs. William Boyd, S. M.
Lynch, father, mother and grandfather, J. D.
Lynch, Rose Doherty, and James B. Singer and
SEVENTEEN BODIES EECOTEEED.
The Corpse of Another Passenger on the
Dot Express Among the Number.
rSFECIAL TELEOKAM TO THE DISPATCH.
Johnstown, June 17. Seventeen more
bodies were dug lrom the wreckage here to
day. The body of Mrs. Annie Bates, of Ra
cine, Wis., was among the number. She was a
passenger ou the day express lost on that fatal
day. Beside a gold watch and chain and sev
eral rings, a draft for 61 and 65 In money
were found on her person. She was buried
promptly, as were all the other bodies found.
Among those found were the three children
of James Clark. They were tangled and en
twined about each other, and were horribly
decomposed. All tbe others are as yet uniden
tified. The body of another unknown woman wag
found in the drift above the bridge late to
night. It was decomposed, and was horribly
crushed and mutilated. Tho body as blown
up with tbe last blast which was put off after
8 o'clock to-night It was bnried to-night.
All the morgues have been discontinued save
one, which is located near tho drift above tho
bridge. Among the bodies feund to-day. two
were dug up in tho main street of Cambria
City. They were buried without being recog
nized. CLEAEI5G UP THE EUINS.
A Largely Increased Force of Men Slaking
, Good Progress with Work.
Johnstown, Juno 17, A largely increased
force of men was at work in the ruins, to-day
and new men are coming in from every direc
tion. General Hastings says about 5,500 men
are now at work. Deafening blasts of dyna
mite are heard at short intervals, and a notice
able impression is being made on the debris
above the stone bridge.
Tho lour Philadelphia fire engines arrived
here last night and to-day are pumping out
ponds and foundations. Tho eng-nes are
manned by a strong force and they are doing
much valuable work.
WORK OP THE U. S. ENGINEERS.
They Havo Built Two Bridge and Other
wise Been or Service
Washington, June 17. Captain Sears, of
the engineer corps', who was ordered to Johns
town to assist 'in the erection of pontoon
bridges, has returned. There arenowat Johns
town three officers and 53 enlisted men of tbe
engineer battalion of the army. They havo
built two bridges across Stony creek, and have
been ot service in other ways.
It has been suggested tbat they build perma
nent trestle work bridges in place of the pon
toon bridges, and they will probably undertake
this work If material is furnished.
Newspaper Men Taken Sick.
Johnstown, Jnne '17. A number of the
newspaper correspondents who have been on
duty here sincotho disaster have been taken
sick, and have been compelled to go home.
Harry S. Brown, of tbe Philadelphia Prejj,
was among those who have been taken home.
Sending Orphans to the Sea Shore.
JOHNSTOWN, June 17. The Children's Aid
Society to-morrow win send to Atlantic City a
number of orphan children who have been
saved from tbe floods They will be kept at the
sea ouuiu uutii uuiit jMnuigeincuw vou uo pet
Johnstown Has Provisions Enough to Lnit
Five Days and More Are Coming
The Pnblle Health Con-
IFBOX A ETJUT COEUESFONDK.TT.3
Johnstowit, Juno 17. Several hundred
more meuf arrived hero to-day. There aro
now 2,500 laborers employed in Johnstown
and the work is advancing very rap-
iuiy. xne condition of tho public health
is very good. Dr. Gill Foster, acting
surgeon of tbe Fourteenth regiment
and of tbe labor camps, stated to-night after a
i.uur ui inspection tnrougn an tne camps, tnat
there was not the slightest fear of an epidemic
anywhere. Dr. B. Lee reported the same to
General Hastings. Dr. Foster said that the
people in Pittsburg were laboring, under a
wrong idea when they supposed that tho water
was dangerous to them.
"The atmosphere around here is perfectly
clear and healthy," he said, "and the oxydiza
tlon which is constantly going on all along the
river Is sufficient assurance of tbe fact that the
hydrant water is wholesome and certainly
does not contain any diseased matter. lean
assure you that the hydrant water is preferable
to tbe water from any well, around Pittsburg,
because the latter are nearly all dangerous."
Dr. Silllman, Surgeon-In-Chief of the Medi
cal Department issued an order to-night to
Dr. Johnston, his assistant requesting him to
concentrate tho morgues of the Johnstown dis
trict According to this arrangement thero
will only remain tho morgue in the Millvale
schoolhouse. Undertaker Henderson, of
Johnstown, who lost all he had in the flood, has
been apnolnted chief of that mori-nn. and Ills
staff of assistants will handle all the bodies
General Hastings said that there was enough
food on band to feed all the people for five days
to come, and with the rapid transportation
which is now arranged for by all railroad
companies there will be plenty of food here be-
tuo pro visions nave run out.
Growth of the Fund In Germany.
Berlin, June 17. The committee appointed
to raise a fund for the Johnstown sufferers met
to-day. The Burgomaster presided. Herr von
Letzow, the Dnke of Ratibon, and Herr von
Koeler were appointed to act as honorary presi
dents. The Deutsche Bank will receive the
donations. The Dowager Empress. Augusta
has subscribed 1,000 marks to the fund.
GONE TO JOHNSTOWN.
Governor Fornker Will Meet Governor
Denver at That Placo To-Day.
Governor J. R. Foraker, of Ohio, passed
through Pittsburg en route to the East last
night The Governor remained in his car dur
ing the stop at tbe Union depot, and was in
accessible to newspaper men. His destination
even is unknown, but it Is presumed that he
would stop at Johnstown to see the work of de
vastation. From a gentleman who came on
the train with the Governor, it was ascertained
that Foraker was deeply concerned regarding
the flood, and expressed the deepest sympathy
nuu iuu icamcuis ui joaosiDWO. 113 idea. It
is said, in not awaiting a lengthy correspon
dence between himself and Governor Beaver
was simply that red tape and time were not to
be considered. Tents and assistance were
needed, and although abnsed at times for his
radicalism, when the opportunity for helping
human kind presented itself. Governor Fora
ker was there.
A telegram from Johnstown at a late hour
last night stated that Governor Beaver would
reach tbat place to-day. It is supposed Gov
ernor Foraker will consult with him.
Tbe following telezram was received at this
office late last night from Columbus:
.Governor Foraker left for Hew York at noon
to-day. It is given out at his office that he left
hurriedly in response to a telegram calling him
East on private business. He left almost an hour
beroro his Private Secretary, Charley Kurtz, ar
rived from Washington and the friends of other
randidates for Governor claim that he has prone to
Mew York to close up some financial-matters in
connection with the candidacy for Governor.
Raids Upon Speak Easles.
Inspector McAleese yesterday entered infor
mation against John Sterling and bis barkeeper,
Thomas Kelly, charging them with selling
liquor without license and selling on Sunday,
at No. 163 Water street Tho inspector says
that Sterling compels his two young daughters
to serve drinks. Sterling was prosecuted once
before by McAleese for Sunday selling. Infor
mation was also entered against William Kay
lor and Samuel Pearson, whose 'snfiaVp.asv "
No. 150 and 151 Water street, was raided on
Connellmen to Be Elected.
Five Councilmen will be elected to-day to fill
tbe places made vacant by the resignations of
saloon keepers who were compolled to give up
their seats before they were granted a license.
.There will not be much opposition, except in
the Twenty-sixth ward, where William Brad
ley, Republican, will be opposed by Herman
Steinecke, independent for the seat made va
cant by the resignation of William Rhulandt
LOCAL ITEMS, LIMITED.
Incidents ofn Day In Two Cities Condensed
for Ready Sending.
The young ladies of East Bellevne Presby
terian Church will hold a strawberry and ice
cream festival in the church, Thursday even
ing, June 20.
The grip on an East Liberty car. Citizens'
Traction line, ran into the vault at the power
bouse last evening. Travel on the cable line
was delayed nearly an hour.
Lizzie Cranet. a young girl aged 15 years,
living on the Soutbside, was arrested yesterday
by Detective Eicbenlaub for incorrigibility.
She will be sent to Morganza by ber father.
AN Italian laborer named Dontico Curako,
33 years old, had bis leg fractured by falling
from a car at the Castlo Shannon depot yester
day. He was removed to the Southside Hos
pital. ON Wednesday, July 25; the lodges ot Odd
Fellows on the north side of the rivers will
picnic at Forest Grove, on the Pittsburg and
Western Railroad. Over 1,000 are expected to
A Pennsylvania Railroad car, loaded
with Llgonier blockstone, jumped the track
yesterday morning at East Liberty. Tbe stone
was thrown about in all directions. The acci
dent was caused by a broken axle.
A laborer named William Freeman fell
over a 15 foot bank yesterday at the Catholic
College brick yard, on Bovd street, severelv
injuring his head on a large stone. Dr. Heath
attended him at his home.
Teddy Hanlan. Charles O'Connor and
John Doyle ran away from St Paul's Orphan
Asylum yesterday morning, and kept their
courage up until they reached Sharpsburg.
Rev. Father Grace took the lads to tho asylum
Frank Henry was arrested yesterday on a
charge of entering a building with intent to
commit a felony, preferred against him by Mrs.
Kate Sheridan, who lives on Bluff street
Henry was committed to jail In default of S500
Daii ior a neanng xuesuay.
Chief Biqelow has on exhibition in his
office a large photograph of a street in Buffalo,
N. Y., paved with asphalt blocks. It shows the
street full of holes. It Is the kind of pavement
Allegheny City wants, and Mr. Blgelow says he
would not have it at any price.
William Harrison had a gang of men
dragging the Ohio river back of Wood's mill,
yesterday afternoon, in search for the body of
Miss Jennie Coates, who was drowned on Sun
day. Harrison was with Miss Coates at the
time bf the accident The body was not re
covered. Charles Lee, a colored boy, bad bis leg
broken while jumping from a moving wagon In
Manchester, yesterday. The boy's foot was
caught in the wheel and tbe leg pulled out of
place. The injured lad was taken to his home,
corner of Manhattan and Adams street, in the
The friends of W. S. Fandersmitb. of No.
25C5 Penn avenue, are greatly worried over his
sudden and lather mysterious disappearance.
Threodays since a young man.unknown'to
Fandersmith's relatives, called at the house
and said he was wanted at tbe Union station.
Nothing has since- been beard of cither party.
A mock murder trial was held by the St
Augnstine literary society last night in the hall
on Thirty-seventh street. F. V. McMuller and
A. W. Leibler represented the defendant and
secured a verdict of acquittal. Messrs. Behen
and Shoffer were tbe Commonwealth's repre
sentatives, and Rev. Father Arenius presided
as Judge. ,
. REAL ESTATE SAVINGS BANK. LI9I.,
401 Smithfield Street, cor. Fourth Avenne.
Capital, $100,000. Surplus, $45,000.
Deposits of $1 and upward received and
interest allowed at 4 per cent tts
The entire Lace Cnrtain stock overhauled
must be sold if prices can do it.
Boggs & Buhl.
The celebrated Pilsner beer.rcannfactured
by Frauenheim & Yilsack, is on draught at
all first-class bars. Call for it, , xtssu
Oakland la Weakening.
An official of tbe Allegheny County Baseball
League stated yesterday tbat thero is a danger
ot Oakland withdrawing front that' organiza
tion. Th'o official said:
"I am informed that the Oakland players are
not taking sufficient interest in the game, and
as a result their manager is inclined to disband
tbe team. Recently the club has been playing
extremely weak, and everybody connected with
it is discouraged. However, the clnb may be
strengthened, and if it is not we may expect it
to retire from the league."
There'll be Plenty of Fun. .
One of the local sporting events of great in
terest to-day is the ball game at Recreation
Park between the nines of Gusty and Kauf
mann for 100 a side. The proceeds are
for the Johnstown sufferers, and a large crowd
is expected. Tbe game will start at 3:30. The
two umpires have been selected, and a lively
contest may be expected.
87 40 Round Trip to Cincinnati 87 40
Tla Baltimore and Ohio Railroad
On June-20 and 21. Trains leave Baltimore
and Ohio depot, cor. Smithfield and Water
streets, at 6M5A. M. and 8:30 P. M. Tickets
good to return June 27, inclusive. On Fri
day, June 21, special train will leave at
10:00 p. 31., conveying all the Turners of
Pittsburg and vicinity.
Sleeping car accommodations can be se
cured at ticket office, cor. Fifth avenue and
Turners wishing sleeping car accommoda
tions can secure them at Oscar Scheer's, Ho.
143 Fifth avenue.
B. & B.
Special sale 8 o'clock this morning of "a
few hundred dollars' worth of slightly dam
aged French Satines in Domestic Ginghams
aisle at prices to make about an hour's work
of them. Boggs & Buhl.
See tho Gorhnm Silver mounted Pocket
books Only 3.00 J6.25 the usual price also the
card cases to match.
JOS. HOBNE & CO.'S
Fenn Avenue Stores.
A little blaze. A few hundred dollars'
worth of 25c and 35c French Satines, dam
aged slightlv. Now they must go. Sale at
8 o'clock this morning, one hour 2c, 5c and
10c a yard. Also, a case of Organdies.
Boggs & Buhl.
Best Scotch Gingham Beat French Sat
ines. Best place to buy them right here.
Jos. Hokke &'Co.'s
. Penn Avenue Stores.
Nothikg contributes more toward a
sound digestion tbaa the use of Angostura
Natural Mineral Waters.
Apollinaris Water, quarts and pints.
Tauus Water, quarts.
Nieder Selser, quarts.
Congress "Water, quarts and pints.
Hathorn "Waters, pints.
G. W. Schmidt, 95 and 97 Fifth are.
100 pieces Beantilul 22-inch India Silks
at 35 cents. Boggs & Buhl.
ComeOntln the Mornings for the Satines
Everybody comes in the afternoons. The.
bnsy days are here now. Bargains thick this
week, here. Jos. Hobne & Co.'s
Penn Avenue Stores.
Pore Rye Whiskies
For sale by Geo. H. Bennett & Bro., 135
First ave., second door below Wood st
B. & B.
Fine Imported Satine Suits, 7 to $25.
Large reductions made to-day.
Boggs & Buhl.
Smoke the best. La Ferla del Fumar
clear Havana Key West Cigars. Sold 3 for
25c by G. W. Schmidt,Nos. 95 and 97 Fifth
Read OnrSnmmer Goods Advertisement,
And discover the reasons of our busy trade
right in the midst of dullness and bad
weather. Jos. Hobne & Co.'s
Penn Avenue Stores.
La JIatilde Imported Cigars from $10
to $40 per 100.
G. W. Schmidt, 95 and 97 Fifth ave.
A little fire in the French Satine Depart
ment last week a few hundred dollars
worth of goods slightly damaged, on special
table in Domestic Gingham aisle, at exter
mination prices 8 o'clock this morning.
Bocgs & Buhl.
Best Scotch Ginghams Best French &nt
Incs. Best place to buy them right here.
Jos. Hobne & Co.'s
Penn Avenue Stores.
If you have not smoked the La Perla del
Fumar Key West Cigar you have lost a
treat. Sold 3 for 25c. G. W. Schmidt,
Nos. 95 and 97 Fifth Ave.
PRICES MADE TO CLEAN UP
Desirable Grades and Styles at 25c,
37jc and 50c
All-wool solid colored Cashmeres and Henri
ettas, choice shades prices pruned. Fancy
Dress Goods' for combinations and retrlmming.
at special prices. Plain and printed India
Silks choice shadings 40c, 75c and $L Colored
Satin-finished Silks, closing low. Summer
Silks, all on counter, reduced. Black and
white plaid and check Surahs, 60c. Black and
colored Surahs at low prices. Bargain num
bers In a parchaseof Black Silks, from 75c to
Gingham and Wash Goods stock, late addi
tions, bought under value. First-class lines of
plaid and fancy striped Ginghams, choico
Satines, Batiste and other printed cottons.
Egyptian Cotton, 25c,
75c; Lisle. VJc
Fino Gauze, 25.
Fast Blacks. 25c
Fast Blacks, 30c. 40c,
Extra Lisle, 40c and 50c
All other stocks equally attractive. Best
values shown in Beaded Wraps. Children's
Garments cut deep in price.
BIBER I EABTDN,
605ANDfi07 MARKET ST.
YICTORIA-TO PREVENT SICKNESS IN
your family keep the VICTORIA NAT
URAL MINERAL WATER, imported direct
to this city, from near Ems, Germany, by Major
C. W.Kraus. Send orders by mail or messen
ger to 0. W. KRAUS, 1336 Liberty ave.
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PENN AVENUE STORES.
In addition to our very many dress goods
bargains, we mention now some that posi
tively exceed in quality anythlns ever sold
at as low a price as this:
M CENTS A YARD:
60-Inch all-wool plaids and checks, were SJ.
42-inch block plaids, were Jl 25. Sc "
46-inch hair-line striped side-border snlj.
ings, wero SL
40-inch English stripe suitings, were JL
43-Inch combinations in check and stripef,
were 31 25.
42-lnch hair-line suitings with jacquard ;
effects, were $1 50.
42-inch fancy jacquard plaids, were Jl 25,
All this lot will be found on table la
center of store.
AT 75 CENTS A YARD.
Ombre stripes, jacquard stripes, Persian;
pattern side border, crepe brUliants,brocada
mohairs best English goods, silk-mixed
plaids (formerly Jl to SI 75 per yard); the
loss is ours, yours tbe gain.
One lot fine silk and wool striped and
brocaded effect suitings at 80c, Imported to
sell at J2.
Light and medium weights in la.
ported woolen suitings at decidedly tha
lowest prices ever known.
Everything that is new and desirable la
cream white woolen dressgoods, albatross,
nuns' veiling, twilled flannel suitings,
khyber cloth mohair and silirand wool
Fancy striped and plaid flannels for ladles'
and children's blouse waists and dresses
Scotch at 25c and 35c; fine quality fancy
French flannels at 50c and 75c; silk striped
gauze flannels at 75c SI quality.
Mohair mixtures only 35c a yard.
Fifty-inch fine wool serges, in plain
colors, at Jl; also a large purchase of
English style check and plain all-wool suit.
ings, 50 Inches wide, at Jl regular price)
Latest novelties in hemstitched flouncing
andBkirtings in cambric; all qualities in
linen lawns, nainsooks, satin stripes and
check white goods, mulls, Persian lawns,
linen d'Inde, soft-finished cambrics, long'
cloths, znasalia, tuckings and fancy cover
ings for yokestgreat reduction in prices of 5
all-over and wide embroidered skirtings and
Black and cream white laces in skirting'
widths, for lace d-esses; black fish net;
black and colored' titles, plain and em
broidered; fancy gauzes and tulles, la
light colors, for over draperies.
Great reductions in wash dress goods 40o
and 50c quality real Scotch ginghams, in
stripes, plaids and side-border styles, at 25o
a yard; also, some not so wide at 20c
Fine quality American dress ginghams
only 15c; also some atl2c; satines. real
French, now styles, at ltc. 20: and 25c t
yard very newest and choicest styles and
colorings at 30c and 35c a yard; 4-4 wide
American satines at 12c, 15c and 20c a
yard, in all the newest designs.
More new printed cotton chalils, best
quality, at 5c and 6c; printed Persian
mulls at 15c: black lawns, plain and barred,
at 12c a yard
New style in baostes, plain and satin
striped grounds, with handsome printings,
at 10c and 12c;a job lot of light color
prints at 5c a yard; seersuckers, striped.
12'ic quality, at 9c a yard.
ladies' ana cm
. children's s ammer.wetpht tin
aerwear. special Bargains in riODed cot
ton and in ribbed silk vests, also in gossa
mer and gauze merino underwear. Large
assortment of nicely-made muslin under
wear. Corset covers, 25c and up lace
trimmed and low-neck at 50c; drawers, 25c;
nightgowns. 50c. 75c 0c and Jl up to fin
est; skirts. 50c 65c 75c, 85c to finest. Dress
ing sacques, white lawn, trimmed in em
broidery, at Jl and upward; white aprons,
25c to finest
Summer corsets, best makes, 75c 31 00,
31 25. both short and long: also our special
Pongee silk corset at S3 50; "Her Majesty"
su mmer corsets at S2 75. We also have all
the best makes of French woven and hand
made corsets; our SI corset is the best mads
at the price. Karris Bros.' patent waist;
tbe V-shaned waists for children and tha
celebrated Equipoise waists for ladles.
Hosiery Ladles and children's "fast
black" cotton at 25c apair: lisle thread "fast
black" at 50c; unbleached cotton, 20c and
25c: men's genuine British cotton socks,
full regular, no seams, at 15c; "fast black"
cotton socks at 25c a pair; lisle thread at 50o
Men's fino English balbriggan underwear,
SI a suit to finest; also in gauze and gossa
mer, merino, natural wool and pure silk at .
lowest prices; jean drawers, with elastic
ribbed anklets; linen drawers, nainsook
Our Unlaundried Fine linen Shirts, JU a
dozen, are the best Shirt bargain.
Men's Scotch Flannel Shirts, $150 and
Our Ladies', and Children's Cloak De
partment Ladles' Traveling Suits in stuff
goods, S10 and up; Mohair Dusters at So;
Surah Silk Dusters at J12 50; Gingham
Suits, Satine Suits. India Silk Suits, Whito
Lawn Suits, at $3 50 and to and up to finest.
Black French Cashmere Embroidered
Fichus, with fringed borders, J5 and up
ward. Full assortment of Cashmera
Shawls in cream, white and light colors.
Ladies' Flannel Blouse Waists at Jl 50
and vfp also in surah and fancy striped
Silk at lowest prices.
A great reduction in prices on Beaded
Wrap and Mantles, also In Summer Weight
Cloth Jackets and Long Wraps.
Children's gingham dresses at Jl 25 and
upward. Summer dresses for children, 2 to
16 years. Complete outfits for infants and
children under 2 years old. .
More and mora bargains in black and col
ored silks, in plain weaves, especially in su
rahs and plain India silks. ,
We have sold three times as many printed
India silks as in any previous season unap- '
proacbable values, newest styles and colors. ,
Bargains In fancy striped and plaid su
rahs and satins. 1
Some special items in ladies' pare lineal
handkerchiefs hemstitched at fladozen;,.
at 12o each.embroidered and hemstitched; ,
in white and colors: white hemstitched,
with revering, at 12K each; beauties in
white ana coiorea, euiDroiaereu wjuuciuj
sutcnea, at ac
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PENN AVENUE STORES.
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