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PITTSBUEG DISPATCH, -EIDATj JULY
Five Young People Drowned
fin the Connopenessing by
KTHE CAPSIZING OF A SKIFF
Sad Ending of a Pleasure
OKE BESCUED, BUT MAI DIE.
Allegheny Brightest Tonnj; Ladies Among
. MAS DEOWNED AT HcKEESPOET
Death, even with illness and preparation
(as ills forerunner, is a grim, unwelcome
SrVjrnest, and always seems out of place. But
Death at a pleasure party, a picnic, an ex-
Pi'cursion reaching out his icr fingers for
jlalf a dozen lives how forbidding, how
'jV doubly dreadful! A merry party ot 14
.young men and women ' eft Allegheny for
ivDuck Bun, four miles above Forest Grove,
ps on the Connoqcenessing creek, to spend a
pleasant day in the woods. But only eight
of them returned. The bodies of five are
lying at the bottom of the creek, and one is
dying at a farm house from the effects of the
shoes. They had gone out skiff riding; but
the stream was swollen by the heavy rains,
and the craft was driven into the rapids above
the dam, and capsized. The party in the boat,
who were rtrown ed, were:
MAT KOYAL, aged 17 years, daughter of Jacob G.
, Royal, collector for the Grocers' Assoclaton, of
Vj Boyle street, Allegheny.
UELLIE BUBTON. aged 18 years, a niece of
George H. Ilildebrand, of East Jefferson street,
Allegheny. She was the cashier at Reuben's
IDA CASSIDAY, aged a years, of East Jefferson
street. Allegheny; a saleslady at Hoggs &
BEKT FBEEMAK. aged 19 years, or Ackley
Edward Shaffer was also in the boat, bat he
was saved bv clinging to the boat, which had
risen and lodged against a rock until he was
A MEBBY CHUKCH TABTY.
1 The picnic party was composed ot members
Of the Arch Street M. E. Church. In addition
to those who were drowned were Misses Acnio
Frew, Lydia Ferguson (two young ladies from
Bennett station) and Messrs. George H. How.
ard. Bud Hiloerbrand, Will Parker and Will J.
Tbe young folk had all been at prayer meet
ing on Wednesday night, when tbey decided to
take an excursion to Buck Run. They left on
the 8 o'clock train and reached the grove
shortly before noon, when they sat down to
lunch. Six of ,the party, while wandering
along the swollen creek, noticed a boat tied to
the bank and immediately decided on a ride.
They rowed out la tbe stream, not knowing
anything of tha rapids below. The balance of
tbe party saw them from the bank and noticed
tbe rapids below. They called to them to come
back, but the only responso they received
was the waving of handkerchiefs. In
a few seconds the boat was whirling
down tbe rapids, striking a rock and capsizing.
Shaffer held onto the boat, bet tbe others sank
and their bodies did not rise to the surface.
Shaffer has been an invalid for somo time and
was in very delicate health. His companions
called to him to bold on until assistance ar
rived, bn: Shaffer said be could cot hold on
longer than a minute.
A XOBLE EESCUE.
A rope was fortunately secured and Will
Sample fastened it aronnd his body and swam
itf! to tbe overturned boat. He did not
reach it a" moment too soon, as Shaffer had just
loosened bis bold. The rope was qnlckly
jarteced around his body and both young men
were drawn to the shore. Shaffer was taken
to a farm bouse where he received medical
attention. The accident occured at exactly
2:06 o'clock, as the watch lu Shaffer's pocket
stopped at that time, but tbe news of tbe terri
ble affair did cot reach tbe city until after 7
o'clock in the evening Bud HUierbrand tele
graphs the particulars of tbe accident to Rev.
W. F. Connor, pastor of the Arch Street
Church, and be and his wife started on the sad
mission of notifying the afflicted families. Mrs.
Connor says she has been a minister's wire for
14 years and has many sad duties to perform,
but this was tbe saddest.
The mother of one of the girls. Miss
Burton, was not told of her daughter's fate.
She bad been an inmate of an insane asylum
for four years, but two weeks ago was pro
nounced cured, and returned
TO HEli HAPPY HOME.
The shock, it is believed, will dethrone her
reason. The parents of the other girls are un
able to realize tbe fact that their children are
lying at the bottom of a stream 0 miles from
The young ladles took a very prominent part
in church affairs, and contributed liberally
from their earnings and savings last Sunday
toward paying off tbe debt of tbe new Arch
Street Church. Miss Ida Cassiday was one of
the handsomest young ladies on the Northside.
Misses McCombs and Royal were only
A rescuing party left at midnight on a special
tram for the scene and will endeavor to recover
tbe bodies to-day.
Tbe Coroner was notified last night that John
Boyle, a single man S3 years of age, was
drowned about 6 o'clock last evenloc. while
bathing in the Monongahela river at McKees
port. Boyle lived at Reynoldton. The body
DOHA DOESKT MATERIALIZE.
Tbe Girl Alleged to Have Been Abducted
Hides Very Successfully.
Alderman B. A. Hartman, of tbe Twenty
second ward, js still in the ilark concerning tbe
Dora Ftepleln case. He is, however, hopeful
that to-day will bring to ligbt some trace of tbe
missing girl. A report reached tbe Alderman
yesterday that a white girl, who was snpposed
to be Dora, was living with a colored family at
the corner of Cedar avenue and Virgin alley,
Allegheny. Two officers were sent to investi
gate, but found that it was not MissStepIeln.
Tho Misses Minnie and Mary Soaker, of tbe
Southside, still claim that they' could, if they
were so inclined, came the hiding place of the
A man connected with the Squire's office said
bethought be could locate the missing girl if
be were to follow tbe alleged abductor con
stantly for some time. "Should I do this and
find her, 1 of course would claim Alderman
liartman's 5100, which is at the office for the
person who locates her. But, on the other side,
tbe lawyers interested in tbe case would pay
ten times the amount to have me keep my
knowledge to myself. Something is going to
turn up in connection with tbe mystery in a
few days, I believe."
The prevailing opinlnn is that Dora is still in
the city, but where is tbe mystery. Tbe Misses
Soaker also claim she is in tbe city. It is said
that should tbe Misses Soaker tell wbat tbey
know some startling information would Jba
made public. 'Squire Hartman says tbey will
speak at tbe right time.
CONVENTION AND WAGES.
Subdivision No. 4, K. of I, Will Ask for
Higher Wages Shortly.
Tbe following telegram was received last
nlgbt from Everson, Pa.:
Ameetloicof tbe .Tecstlve Board of Subdivision
No. 4, N. T. A. IJ-, E. or L., was held at this
SUre this afternoon. Itwss decided to make a
emand on the operators for an Increase in wages
In the near future. A call was also lisned, over
the signature of Master Workman 1'eter Wise
and Secretary l'arker, for a convention or all or
ganized miners and mine laborers In the cose re
gion, to be held In this city on tbe 13th lnat.
Charged With Similar a Dre.
Information was entered before Police Magis
trate McKenna, yesterday, by Ellen Coffey,
against Emma Ashton, charging her with
larceny. Tbe two parties worked together in
a manufactory of tbe Twelfth ward, and it is
alleged by MUs Coffey that tbe defendant stole
' a dress valned at S18 from her. Lieutenant
Teetlerarsrested tbe accused girl at tbe Hotel
Boyer and recovered tbe aress at tbe same
place, A hearing will be held this evening.
GALVIN-ISM IS HO CUBE.
Pittsburg's Contagion Unchecked It
Catches an Unlucky 13,000 In a Single
Dny Thereby Hangs a Tale.
Galvin-izedl That's what's the matter with
the Allies. That's why they lost yesterday's
second game, though it wasn't why tbey won
the first. Six straight, from the Quakers
and Giants, was a mighty good unbroken
record, to be sure. Bat seven that good old
scriptural cumber, that rounded, perfect enu
merationwhy couldn't it have been seven, just
for oncer The Galrinlc battery wouldn't work
as it has done that's the reason.
But stay! There was one other cause aye,
two causes: The unlucky number IS had
nothing to do with the first game, and the
Allies won. For the second game, however,
the nnmber of spectators was so great as
to swell the total for tbe day to
13,100 in round numbers over ' 6,500 in
the morning and about 7,500 in the afternoon.
Thirteen thousand 13 that's what got Into
our Galvinometer ana made the score 6 to 4
against us when, in all conscience, it should
have been just 5 to 2 In our favor.
But, as was intimated in these colnmns the
other day, and as was clearly proven by the
aforesaid 13,000 yesterday who paid out some
thing like gi.OCO or 10,000 (grand stand and all)
to prove it no immediate cure for the local
baseball dontaglon has been discovered. The
Galvlnic battery can't do it, for that isn't al
ways working uniformly.
a worn aoout mat morning game, tnougn,
where there were none of these injurious ele
ments at work: The Kuehne edge of the inter
est manifested bytbe mammoth audience could
not be dulled by tbe single error at third base.
The very Fields rose up and hit the ball. Tbe
Allies were Hanlon the bat, too, as they bad
seldom handled it before. There was, also,
more or less of the sinful spice of Sunday ball
playing, though it was on Independence Bay;
and the melodious Carrol that echoed from
first base, with its 11 putouts and 5 bases on
balls, was enough to start the music of the
spheres. The dusty Miller was tbcre. grinding
away at bis fog-born crack, and at the other
cranks as well. All that came to his mill was
grist, too, so that even tbe dubious question,
"Connor Giant bat the ball over the fence?"
had to be answered in tbe negative when the
Giants' stalwart first baseman sent the sphere
to, and on top of tbe fence, and let it bound
back into Miller's hopper.
"Dey's Bunlap erhead, an' de big Giants
cain't nebbcr cotch up no mo'," ejaculated a
dusky citizen on tbe bleaching boards; and the
way tbe swarthy Smith welded tbe red-bot
ground era at shortstop made It really appear
that the dusky citizen was right. Tbe Morris
telegraphic signal system was at work: and
more than that, this little sender actually
shocked the receiver by scoring a hit a palpa
What more remains tobe said of such a splen
did game, except that there was Gore in one of
tbe hits and runs made by tbe Giants, 'and that
tbeir first baseman "had a Co'ner on de udder
hit!" The great Crane which swung itself over
the diamond certainly couldn't hang up our
Allies; so there's an end on't."
One other reason for losing the second game
has been alluded to above, besides the Galrinlc
battery and the "unluckv 13." That other
factor must have been the absence of tho slioat.
Why wasn't it just as possible yesterday to let
that black Berkshire pig out of the box, and
drag lis squealship by the hind leg over tbe
borne plate for a mascot, as it was in that mag
nificent 11-inning game with tho PhilliesT Why
wasn't it? WbyT Abl let ns hope that this
was not "another error of the local manage
ment." Thirteen, and no mascot! Think of It!
A CHILD'S AWFUL DEATH.
Little James Lnntjran Dies From the Effect
of Drunkenness A Keg of btolea
Whisky the Cause of It.
Little James Lanlgan, aged 7 years, son of
John Lacigan, a mill worker, living at 725
Forbes street, died yesterday morning from tbe
effect of liquor. He and some companions. It
is said, took a keg of whisky (not beer), from
one of Spencer fc Liddell's wagons on Wednes
day and rolled it behind a stable, where tbey
drank a portion of the contents, which they
drew from the keg in tin cans picked up in a
The little fellow did not come home to sup
per, and his two sisters started out to look for
him. They found him lying on Fifth avenue,
dead drunk, and carried bim borne. Br. Crist
ler was immediately summoned, and worked
with the patient all eight, when he pronounced
the case a hopeless one, and tbe boy died in
great agony at 9 o'clock.
The boy's mother is overcome with grief, and
would cot move from the bead of the casket
containing the remains. The father was seen
by a Dispatch reporter, and said:
"I do cot know much about tbe circum
stances that led to my child's death, and do not
know who was with bim at the time. Special
Officer McLaughlin and Lieutenant Buncan are
investigating tbe matter, and I expect to hear
something about it to-morrow. All tbe in
formation I have received is that some boys
took a keg of whisky from Spencer A Liddell's
wagon, and my boy got drunk. Tbe doctor
who attended bim says it was whisky, hut I do
not know wbat right a brewer has to sell
whisky. 1 have not yet notified the Coroner,
and do not know whether an inqnest will be
necessary or not."
Tbe Coroner bad not at midnight been noti-
ueu oi me aeain oi young Lanlgan. Dr.
Cristler, who attended the boys. "said last
night that James Liner and Willie Everett,
who were with Lanigan when the whisky was
stolen, will recover, though Liney is still very
IN A YEKI BAD PLIGHT.
A Colored Woman Dying Amid Horrid Sur
rounding on ShelbyStroet.
Yesterday afternoon a report was received at
police headquarters that a colored woman
named Amelia Beasley was lying in a house on
Shelby street, eleventh ward, very ill and in
destitution. Inspector McAleese ordered her
removed to tbe hospital, but was informed that
her condition would not admit of her removal.
He then visited tho house himself, bat was un
able to go inside on account of tbe horrible
stench from the sick woman, which
drove both him and Detective Coulson,
who was with him, to the outside for
air. Upon making an investieation they
found that the woman was suffering from
a tumor, which bad burs and the stench was
cansed bytbe discbarge. The only other per
son about the house was a colored man named
Mack Woodlock. who said he boarded with
Mrs. Beasley, but the neighbors say bis rela
tions bave been much closer than that.
The Inspector says tho woman is in a serious
conoition, and the only attention she receives
is from a colored neighbor and from a colored
doctor named Turfley. The family living in
the house adjoining Mrs. Beasley have been
compelled to vacate until she can be removed,
on account of the smell. Tbe case will be re
ported to the Department of Charities this
AN OFFICER CDT.
Constable Boyle Receives a Severe Razor
Gash on tbe Hip.
Constable Boyle, of Alderman Richard's
office, and hlsjransin, John Boyle, got into an
altercation yesterday afternoon, about 1
o'clock, at tbe corner of Webster avenue and
Washington street. Tbey came to blows, and
finally the Constable knocked bis opponent
down with a cobble-stone, cutting a severe
gash in his head. Almost at tbe same time
Constable Boyle received a gash on the hip
from a razor in tbe hands of the other. Con
stable Boyle was taken to his borne, on Wash
ington street, and Dr. Foster summoned. John
Boyle was arrested by Officer Cross and taken
to the eleventh ward station.
Constable Boyle's cut, while severe, is not
dangerous. Twenty-two stitches were neces
sary in dressing, the wound. John Boyle's in
jury was not serious. George Kisel. Charles
Sweeny and Harry Cowda were arrested by
Officer Cross as witnesses to the affair. Tbey
were afterward released by order of Inspector
McAleese, An information, it is stated, will
be made by tbe Inspector against tbe prisoner
for felonious cutting.
VIEWING THE WORK".
Chairman SIcCreery and Otber Take a
Tour Through Johnstown.
Chairman McCreery. of tbe Pittsburg Relief
Committee, returned from Johnstown last
debt. He said he did nothing further than
look around the town and see wbat bad been
done, in company with Secretary Marvin and
some others. Tbe Committee have not yet
turned over tbeir funds to tbe Commission, but
are fast settling up all otber business. He said
that though a great work bad been done, there
was still much to do In helping the people to
regain their self-support, and that each visit
be made to the stricken district only Impressed
bim each time more forcibly with extent of the
Oft for Europe.
Mr. George M. von Bonnhorst left for New
York last night to join Chris Magee. Senator
Rutan and wife also left for Washington, and
will join tbe former two at New York In time
to sail for Europe next Wednesday on the City
of Paris. Miss Maggie Magee, sister of Mr.
C U Magee; will also be one of tbe party.
A DEPOPULATED CITY.
Nearly All Pitlsburgers Went Out of
Town to Celebrate.
AN UNDSDALLY QUIET HOLIDAY.
Excursions by Eh or and Bail Patronized
as Never Before.
BUT ONE PAKADE FOE A WHOLE BIG DAI
There were some people left in Pittsburg
yesterday, but they were comparatively few.
Never before on a holiday was the city so
nearly depopulated as it was yesterday.
Innumerable railroad and river excursions,
a day cool enough to be comfortable, with
only a few clouds floating around in the
heavens, with cot enough blackness in
them to create fear of rain, and tbe absence
oi any public demonstration whatever in
the city, led to a general exodus. "Our
Country Cousins" failed to put in their ap
pearance in the usual numbers, and therefore
the streets of the central part of the
city were more deserted than ihey have been
known to be in years. Even the saloons were
places in which there was plenty of elbow
room in the afternoon. Persons could
actually walk down Fifth avenno without
jostling against people every four inches, as is
tbe case on almost any other day in the year,
week day or Sabbath.
Every excursion boat on the rivers, such as
the Mayflower, tbe Dauntless and barge, the
Venus and the Venice, and other boats that
are not in general service as pleasure boats,
kept carrying people down tbe Ohio river all
day. As the weather continued clear and cool
but few persons came back on tbe up trips of
tbe boats during the afternoon, so that they
TO THEIR UTMOST CAPACITY
on their last trips up. Tbe river excursions
were all short, the most of tbem ending at
Chartiers or McKee's Bocks, and tho inter
The railroads carried people much further,
and brought them home more promptly, but
the last excursion trains did cot reach the city
until after midnight.
Yet, while so many persons were out of the
city, there was so much noise made by those
who remained at borne that a sick man might
have imagined no one bad gone away, and all
the inhabitants of West Pennsylvania bad come
in. From very early in the morning
until after midnight there' was a
continuous roar of exploding fire
crackers, and the atmosphere bad a strong
aroma of gun powder and burning straw paper.
Tbe Department of Public. Safety had given
out, through an official order by Chief Brown,
that no interference would be made with the
use of fire crackers on the streets, but that
they should be prohibited in small alleys and
back yards. The use of revolvers and pistols
was strictly prohibited, as well as the discbarge
of pyrotechnics, bat the latter prohibition was
not strictly enforced. Roman candles, sky
rockets and set pieces were freely, used all over
the city, and no arrests were made on that ac
count. Bat there were some
ABBESTS FOB USING PISTOLS.
Whenever a boy or man was caught using
a firearm he was arrested, the weapon taken
away and a charge of carrying concealed weap
ons made against him. no matter how much be
protested that he only used blank cartridges.
Thjj was the result of Ions experience that
when a fellow begins to shoot Plank cartridges
be is liable to use ball cartridges to continue
the noise. A forfeit of ?50 was required from
each person so arrested.
ui conrse Dusicess in ice city was generally
suspended. About tbe only places that-were
open were the drug stores, fruit stores, cigar
stores and saloons, and even these did not do
an ordinary day's business.
There was less drunkenness and disorderly
conduct tnan there has been on a Fourth of
July for some years. The police lived up
strictly to everyday regulations, which require
the arrest ot a man for intoxication if he gives
evidence of being "under the weather," oven
though he might still be able to navigate.
Still, up to 11 o'clock last eight only 26 persons,
charged with various offenses, had been, taken
to the Central station.
ONE PAKADE DUBINO THE DAT.
There was one parade in tbe city during tbe
day, and one onlv. Tbe Order of Foresters,
which held a picnic at Shingiss Park, furnished
it. About 300 members of the order were in
line, beaded by a brass band. Tbe route trav
ersed was as follows: Up Smithfield to Third
avenue; Third avenue to Grant: Grant to Fifth
avenue: Fifth avenue to' Market; Market to
Allecbetiy; Federal street to Ohio; Ohio to San
dusky; SandusKy to Seventh street, Pittsburg;
Seventh street to Liberty; Liberty to Sixth
avenue; Sixth avenue to Wood; Wood to place
of embarkmenr. At this point they took boats
for shingiss Park, where the remainder of tbe
day was spent in dancing and other amuse
ments. The city Quieted down in a very short time
after midnight, tbe closing of tbe saloons at
that hour helping to make tired people more
Thousands Find Tbelr Wav Oat of Town
br Rail and River What tbe Various
Railroads and Steamboats Did Daring
Union depot has not presented a busier scene
all day long for many a daytbaq the crowds
that surged to and from all trains yesterday.
It seemed as though the whole population of
the city were flocking to the country or to the
different picnic grounds along the different
lines running out of Union depot Daring the
day tbe scene was bright, and tbe living stream
of humanity poured toward tbe cars with a
quick step, a merry laugh, and the rush and go
of a mountain stream. Everybody went
pretty misses and young ladies with
their best fellows, all carrying lunch
baskets, and laughingly bantering
each other and talking of the sport to come,
middle-aged business men with tbelr wives and
children, old couples out for an airing, all
rushing from the hot and dusty city, and the
small boys and tbe crackers for a day In the
pure' air of tbe country and a ramble through
At night the current alternated. And was
like a stream after the first flood
bas spent its force, and the surplus
of water flows sluggishly along. The brleht
and vivacious eyes and sprightly steps had lost
their charms ot the morning. A resident of an
American city can stand about as much free
dom as is possible, but when it comes to a day
In tbe country with bis best girl, and that on
freedom's own day, it Is too much for him, and
he gives in, lets the eagle scream, and comes
home tired out. Such would describe the re
turning crowds last nlgbt.
It is impossible to tell lust hmritiinTTin
people the Pennsylvania Railroad carried to
ana irom tee ci;y yesteraay, out it has been
probably fairly estimated at 10,000. No mishaps
or accidents occurred on any of the trains, and
nothing while en route was left to mar tbe
pleasures of the day.
The Fort Wayne Railway Company carried
L500 people to the picnic ot the Spartan.
xjcKiuu. a. v, if. w., anu siuauer uetaenments
were dropped nearly all aloug tbe line, some COO
in the vicinity of Sewickley. The clerks in tho
Allegheny station could not give exact figures,
but stated that tbey run into thousands. One
said: '"Say 3,000," and no one said him "Nay."
Tbe West Fenn did a big business, but it was
more distributed, tbeir excursion tickets run
ning good over several days and more were
sola on me za ana aru tuan on yesterday.
People seized the occasion to take several
days outing and detached parties began mov
ing on Tuesday morning, squads visiting
Springdale, Natrona. ' Leecbburg, Freeport,
Butler, Apollo and Blalrsville. This road is
getting an enormous local passentrer traffic.
There were GOO tickets sold to Ross Grove
alone. Its excursion traffic was lumped at
1500, from the Federal and Chestnut street
The Pittsburg and Western Railway Com
pany carried out about 8,000 people yesterday,
dropping tbem between points near the city
limits and tbe soap mines of Butler county,
where the wbipporwills carry knapsacks.
The pool steamers did a large business. It
was estimated by the purser of one of the boats
that more than 10,000 people went to McKee's
Rocks and Chartiers, alone. Tbe Chartiers
packets were forced to make overtime last
The travel on tbe Allegheny Valley Railroad
was greater yesterday than it has been on any
Fourth of July for five years past. Two picnics
were held, which drew thousands from the city.
There was alro a heavy travel of persons going
to see country relatives. It is thought the
cause of the larger number of people leaving
toe city won ou account oi ujb aay Deing xairer
tban tor a number of years past.
The picnic of the Duquesne Lodge No. 82, L
O. 0 F., which was held yesterday at Hulton,
was largely attended. Tbe thousands' who
were there enjoyed themselves nugely. Dan
cing and various otber sports were indulged in.
The picnic was kept up to a late hour last
night. The crowd was very orderly.
On the Baltimore and Qblo there were 23
passenger trains going and coming yesterday,
and. averaging their quota of passengers at 60
to tbe car, with five cars In each train, it is
found that the road carried about 6,900 passen
gers. Of these, one-half, or about 8,4o0, were
extra or excursion passengers. No accident on
tbe road was reported.
On the Pittsburg and Lake Erie Railroad
there were eight extra trains each way, some of
them only to Aliquippa Grove and the re
mainder to Youngstown. On these trains
8,000 extra or excursion passengers were
carried, and there was no accident worthy of
BETOEMNG THE B0IS.
A Dai's Sport For Patriotic Incorrigible at
None of the boys at the Reform School bad
any desire to escape yesterday. There Is too
much fun at Morganza on the Fourth of July
for I hat The annual athletic contest occurred
there yesterday. Quite a large number of visi
ters from Pittsburg were paesent.
The great contest took place in uaswooa
Park, a beautiful grove just ad jomingthe boys'
buildings. Divisions A, B, 0. D, E and F
opened tbe sport with a "tug-of-war." It was
hard to tell which side proved the strongest.
The same divisions followed m a hurdle race.
Then came sack, potato, stilt, barrel and
diagonal races. High .kicking, ball throwing
and barrel rolling were open to all. The affair
wound up with a banquet for the youngsters.
In the afternoon they had a concert of patriotic
tunes, with their own brass band.
Tbe Randall Club Celebrated.
The Randall Club held open house last
night. It was tbe regular monthly meeting
night, but there wasn't ny meeting. Tbe
members were too busy setting off fire crackers
and fire works, and having a good time
Its Accidents and Incidents.
Jonrr Cochrane was brought to the West
Penn Hospital last night from Westmoreland
county, where he bad his arm crushed on a
Six Roman candles were lighted accidentally
and went off in William Scbuckman's hand on
Jane street, near South Eighteenth. His
band was burnt.
A man named Johnson, who lives on Lowry
street, Allegheny, while working with a re
volver yesterday afternoon, accidently sent a
bullet through' his band.
In a sham battle with Roman candles at the
corner of Carson and South Fifteenth streets,
last night, Thomas Murray was burnt in the
lip and; Fred Rich had his ear burnt.
Axbeet Douglass, a member of tbe Key
stone Colored Baseball Club, broke bis ankle at
Philipsbnrg in a game with tbe Watercure
dab, of that place, yesterday afternoon.
Wiixie DotroilEitTY, a boy living at No. 514
Bedford avenue, was accidently sbot In the
right leg yesterday by Daniel Besquer with an
air gun. He was attended by Dr. Cummicgs.
A Jackson firecracker was thrown under
Fred Teufel's horse, which was standing at the
corner of South Tenth and Carson streets, last
night. The animal ran off and broke tbe buggy.
John Watson, a boy living on Wylie ave
nne near Roberts street, was badly burnt
about tbe eyes last cignt while shooting a
rocket off. He may lose the sight in one of his
Thkbe was a small fire about 7 o'clock last
evenlng.at a bouse on James street, Allegheny,
caused by a lighted balloon falling on tbe
root A few. buckets of water extinguished
A little boy, whosGnime could not be gotten,
was burnt on the, cheek on South Twenty-seventh
street, and a little boy and girl on Sarah
street, near South Twenty -fourth, were burnt
on the hands.
At 8:30 last night there was an alarm of fire
from box 46 in Allegheny. It was caused by a
fire in a clothes nress at the house of Mrs.
Julia Blair, 61 Irwin avenue. But little dam
age was aone.
Some miscreant threw a firecracker on the
awning of Perry Gleim's drugstore, corner of
Allegheny avenue and Rebecca street, yester
day afternoon. Tbe awning was entirely con
sumed oy nre.
FbaneDoveb was arrested on Smithfield
street yesterday afternoon for flnng off a bull
dog revolver on tbe street. 8. A Gartner was
arrested on Fifth avenue by Officer Crossan for
the same offense.
The alarm of fire sent in from station 74
shortly before. 10 o'clock last night, was caused
by a combustion of fireworks in tbe window of
John Beck's store. Forty-third street. The loss
will amount to 30.
An alarm from box 237, about 8 o'clock last
eight, was caused by a fire on the roof of John
Kuhn's store. No. 622S Penn avenue. Tbe fire
was extinguish ed before tbe fire engine arrived.
Damage slight. -
A Gebm an organization was to bave held a
dancing picnic in Musaer's Grove, Mt. Wash
ington, last night. Tbey forgot to get a license
to aancenntil yesterday, and then it was too
late, so the picnic was not held.
John Etjbtz, an old man residing on Thirty
fourth street, fell from a cable car on the
Bntler street division of tbe Citizens' Traction
Line last nlgbt, at tbe forks of the road. He
suffered a slight fracture of tbe skull.
Thokas Rock, a laborer on the Baltimore
and Ohio Railroad, was brought to the Mercy
Hospital yesterday afternoon suffering from a
fra ctured knee cap, which he received by fall
ing off the top of a freight car, near Braddock.
C. G. Hats bad bis hand burned with a
Roman candle at the corner of South Twen
tieth and Carson streets yesterday. A Roman
candle exploded In Adam Rice's hand on
South Eighteenth street, and burnt bim badly.
Jacob Beeson, an old soldier, reported to
the police that a valuable gold watch and
chain bal been stolen from him in the Ameri
can Hotel barroom on Liberty street about 10
o'cl ock last night. He had no idea of the iden
tity of the thief.
A stili. alarm of fire was sent In to Engine
Company 15 at 6 o'clock last night. It was
occasioned by a fire on the awning of Kunkle's
drygoods store. No. 1347 Penn avenue. The
origin of the fire was from a firecracker. The
loss will amount to ISO.
John Kebins, 9 years old, had his face
burned severely by tbe premature explosion of
a tin of powder with which be was playing,
near bis borne, on Market street, Allegheny!
Dr. Klrkpatrick attended bim, and fears that
the lad may lose bis sight.
A blaze was started among a lot of dry
lumber in the rear of 506 Smithfield street last
night about 9 o'clock. Officer Clias Gallant
discovered tbe fire in its Incipiency. and soon
extinguished it. burning his hand slightly. A
firecracker was the cause. .
An alarm from box 42 about 8:10 last evening
was caused by a small fire in tbe picture frame
factory of R. Brpdle, No. 212 Fifth avenue.
The fire was started by a Doy throwing a fire
cracker in one of tbe windows in tbe rear of
tbe factory. Damaged to tbe extent of S150.
James Raffebtt. who lives at Brinton
station, on tbe Pennsylvania Railroad, and is
employed as a brakeman on tbe shifting engine
at the Edgar Thompson Steel Works, at Brad
dock, bad bis right band badly crushed while
conpline cars yesterday. He was taken to the
About 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon two
boys named Pauline, aged 15 and 17 years, who
reside on the Perrysville road, near Charles
street, Allegheny, were badly burned with
powder. The boys bad tne powder in a can
when it exploded, seriously burning tbem both
about tbe bands and face.
An alarm from box 233 was sent in about 8:15
last night, caused by the premature explosion
of a lot of fireworks in the office of tbe East
End Hotel. Tbe fire was not serious, and the
damage done was slight. This alarm was not
sounded on the big bell at City Hall, owing to
tbe machinery getting out of repair.
While up on a scaffold in the Pittsburg
Forge and Iron Works, Wood's Run yester
day repairing an upright engine, James Manly
was thrown to tbe ground by the board be was
on breaking. When he fell a large spike ran
into his back and came out at tbe side. He
was taken to bis home on Wylle avenue.
Wood's Run. He will recover.
Peteb McKinlet got very obstreperous on
a Pittsburg, Virginia, and' Charleston train
yesterday afternoon,, and required the efforts
of the whole crew of 'tbe train to put him off.
An Information of malicious mischief and dis
orderly conduct was lodeed against him before
Alderman Lohrman, and he was committed to
jail last eight for a bearing.
Come at 8 o'clock this (Friday) morning
for choice of .10,000 yards Anderson's ging
hams at 25 cents a yard.
Boqqs & BUHTj.
Just received from the Anheuser-Busch
St, Louis brewery, a large supply of their
celebrated Budweiser beer, in both quarts
and pints. 3"or sale at G. 'W. Schmidt's,
Nos. 85 and 97 Fifth. aTenne, city.
Scene of the Grandest Picnic
and Barbecue Yesterday.
3,000 PEOPLE IN H'EKE'S GROVE.
Hon. John Dalzell's and Ecv. Father lam
Mug's Festival Speeches.
DEAF AND DUMB WERE ALSO TUEEE.
The Wilkinsburg picnic, or "The Grand
Celebration of theFourth of July by the
Citizens of the Borough of Wilkiusburg,"
as it was heralded, was a very great success.
During the entire morning all the east
bound trains on the Pennsylvania Railroad
were crowded with passengers, Whose desti
nation, invariably, was "Wilkinsburg. Over
2)000 people, it was stated, had come
to participate in the great barbecue,
and whether they all got a taste of the
roasted ox or not they nevertheless seemed
to have enjoyed themselves more than
ordinarily. The villagers meant to make
this, their first general picnic, a memorable
affair, and they had done everything to guar
antee their guests a day never to be forgotten.
All tbe houses were prettily decorated with
flags, bunting and banners, tbe public build
ings especially showed up in a very conspicuous
About 10 o'clock the guests and the local
paraders assembled .at the corner of Wood
street and Penn avenue, but It took nearly an
hour before they were all present. At last the
musical bands started up to play "Marching
Through Georgia," and the stirring music of
the well known march was the signal for the
people to fall Into line and form tbe marching
THE PARADE COMMENCED.
Among the uniformed parties were theWash
lngton Infantry, tbe Wellsville Guards, tbe Will
kinsburg Sabers and a number of the mem
bers of the Grand Army as well as Sons of
Veterans. The parade moved along all the
principal streets, and tbe marching of some of
the companies was very favorably commented
upon. The Wilkinsburg Sabers especially dis
tlneutsbed themselves. In their handsome
uniforms of white pantaloons, black coats and
white helmets, they presented a very striking
appearance, and wherever tbey passed cheers
greeted them from ail the spectators. At 11:30
the parade arrived in McKee's Grove, and
after tbe weary travelers bad been taken care
of by the Ladles' Committee of Wilkinsburg
and regaled with cooling refreshments and ap
petizing delicacies for a hongrv stomach. Dr.
John Semple, tbe Burgess of Wilkinsburg and
Chairman of tbe Committee on Arrangements,
called the assembly to order. After congratu
lating bis fellow citizens and the visitors upon
the auspicious outlook for a successful day of
pleasure.the Rev. Freeman offered up a prayer.
Then the children's choir, composed of Wil
kinsburg juveniles, rendered several patriotio
songs, which were heartily and deservedly ap
plauded. Tbe next cumber on tbe programme
was marked as an oration by the Hon. John
Dalzell. The speaker upon being introduced
to mo audience sam:
MB. DALZELL'S SPEECH.
Tell ew Citizens, Ladles and Gentlemen:
I protest that I am not here to-day to deliver an
oration, nor come to Indulge In what might be
called an address. I am here simply to exchange
greetings with yon and to rejoice at tbe auspicious
surroundings amid which we celebrate our na
tional holiday. It ought to be' a matter of gratifi
cation that there Is one day in the year when we
can all think alike, can meet on common ground,
rejoice in a common history, recall common tra
ditions and Join in looking with pride on the
starry banner, which means tons one common
country. For to-day we have put. aside differ
ences, shaken off prejudices, forgotten disputes;
we are not Kenubllcans'nor Democrats, nor Mug
wumps, nor Prohibitionists nor yet, Greek or
Boman. but only Americans worshiping at one
common altar, moved by one common patriotic
wny is it mat we meet to-aayr or wnat signin
cance are these rejoicings?
music? this nrocesalon. allth
Why this martial
music? this procession,
this gathering of old
men and maidens, of young men and matrons, of
tho farmer from bis field, the blacksmith from bis
forge, the artisan from bit shop, tbe professional
man from his otSce: what. means all this? It
means, my countrymen, that we hold in glad re-
born, dedicated to the freedom of man and to the I
tEmnrance mat uir ou wiuca .jicir uuuu w
derense and propagation or tneprwsipiesorcivii
and religions liberty. It means that In a review
or tbe great deeds and the glorious lives of those
who more than 100 years ago dared all things for
liberty's sake we gather inspiration and courage
for the present, and hope for the future, so that
we may give In turn to our posterity unimpaired
tbe same precious heritage the declaration of
American Independence: and therefore It means
that we celebrate tbe value of an idea. We cele
brate an act whose characteristic Is moral, not
physical. This Is not the anniversary of a battle,
nor of any achievement depending on physical
force. Our hearts leap and our pulses thrill in
Imagination of the shot that, when fired, was
HEABD BOUND THE "WOELD,
and, as we read of Lexington and Concord and
Danker Hill. Oar sorrow is excited as we recur
to Valley Forge and that awful winter when de
spair bad almost strangled hope. Our hearts leap
again at the thought of the surrender at Tork
town. Yet none of these events do we celebrate
as. we celebrate year by year the day on which the
Centennial Congress passed a simple resolution.
"Kesolved, That these united colonies are and of
right ought to bo free and Independent States;
that they are absolved from all allegiance to the
British Crown, and that all political connection
between them and the 8tate of Great Britain Is
and ought to be wholly dissolved." We can hear
it yet, that simple resolution ringing across more
than a century of time since Its passage on the
second day of July, 177& For although the formal
reasons Justifying Its passage were not promul-
patca until JU1V4. tne resolution was Dassea oa
July 3. Sturdy, courageous old John Adams,
inncinsr with rjroDhetic eve down the comlnir cen
turles. sat down and wrote his wire this:
"But tb9 day Is past. July 2, 1776, will be the
most memorable epoch in the history of America.
1 am apt to believe that It will be celebrated by
succeeding generations as the great anniversary
festival. It ought to be commemorated as the day
Of deliverance by solemn acts of devotion to God
Almighty. It ought to be solemnised with pomp
and parade, with shows, games, sports, guns,
bells, bonfires and illuminations from one end of
this continent to the otber from this Urns forward,
bhadesof John Adams I and so it bas been, and
so It sball be as long as men love liberty and hate
This Dec laration of Independence when made was
not so much revolution as it was evolution. It was
the natural and necessary result of the ideas and
opinions which brought the first pilgrims to our
shores. The War of the Bevolutlon was begun not
lnpropagatlonofnew notions, but in defense of
old ones. What the colonists lought forwasslmply
tbe rights of Englishmen: rights secured by Magna
Charts and all the succeeding safeguards of liber
ty to be found in Cngllth history. A separate
nationality was no more the original end and aim
or the colonists' struggle than was the destruction
of slavery the original end and aim of the late
Civil War. As late as 1775 Benlamln Franklin told
Lord Chatham that though fie bad traveled ex
tensively in America be had never heard from any
person, drunk or. sober, a hint of separation from
the mother country. Lexington and Concord take
us back to April. 1777, so that' more than three
years or war were necessary to bring our fathers to
the place where they threw off tbelr old allegiance.
ITS CHIEF SIGNIFICANCE.
And so the Declaration of Independence, assert
ing the equality of man and his inalienable right
to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, bas
its greatest significance In tbe fact that it renders
necessary a new form of government hitherto un
tried in the world's history. It was not change.
so much as It was growth. Its greatest glory lay
in the possibilities that it created. It Inaugurated
the great experiment of man's ability to govern
And now, after a hundred years of experience,
wbat sball we say as to the fruit F Looking back
to the original Fourth of July; what things can
we ascribe to It for which the world 1s better? I
said that I would not deliver an or&tlon, and I
will not. The day would be far spent ere I could
even catalogue tne gnat results whose
roots reach back to that day. First of all
It gave the world tbe Federal Constitution. You
will remember that succeeding the Declaration of
Independence our fathers tried the experiment
of a confederacy and railed, and that brought
about the Constitution and the V nlon.
This Constl to tlon, the greatest of living English
men, Mr. Gladstone, declares to be tbe most won
derful piece ot work ever struck off at a given
time by the brain and purpose Of man. Through
peace and war, through trouble and debate, la
storm' and sunshine, amid ' domestic broils
throughout an entire history, this great charter
has been and still continues to be the sheet
anchor of our safety.
it gave us the Bepublle Itself as a nation In its
political structure and character, with Its nice
checks and balances, as. time has developed It;
with Its executive and legislative and Judicial
functions, separate and distinct each from tbe
otber, working In perfect harmony to a common
end and purpose, like the complementary parts of
a perfect machine.
It has riven us a hundred Tears of hlitorr
filled with great names and great deeds; with sol
diers and statesmen orators, authors, artists, in
ventors, benefactors of the rare. A hundred
years of stupendous growth,, la which- the. scanty
population of our beginning bas grown to GO, 000, -tool
and the struggling states that lay like a
fringe along our eastern bonier have grown to the
American Onion, stretching from hither to far
ther sea, and washed by the waters of the Bt. Law
rence and of the Unit and yet destined, as we
verily believe, finally to cover tbe continent.
It has given us commerce and manufactures of
magnificent proportions,' and, above all, a
healthy, happy, intelligent and prosperous peo
ple! Jly countrymen, God has been very good to us.
Be hath not so dealt with any nation, and it is not
only cot out of place, but it is onrboun'den duty I
now and then, as on these Fourth or July occa
sions, to sum on our blessings and our ad
vantages. Proud of our achievements, of our
great names and great deeds, we have a right,
and it is oar duty to gather Inspiration for the
future In the presence of the great army of our
heroic dead whose lives were consecrated to free
dom. Washlneton and Lincoln and Grant, these are
names to conjure by; at their shrines let us tire
anew our ambition. Be It remembered, that this
starry banner proudly floating over us, while It
speaks to us of a glorious past, calls as also to a
conscientious future. For not without responsi
bility do we Inherit all oar prlvlleees. If our fire
Is to continue burning In the temple of liberty,
then must there be zealous guardians to protect
It. Ours Is the duty, as It was the duty of our
fathers before ns. and as It will be or our children
after as, to guard with Jealous care against all
encroachments from whatever source upon our
liberties. For the performance of that duty must
1 heard but recently this stirring little story.
Before entering bmttl nn nne occasion the colonel
of a regiment Intrusted the liar to a young col
ored man. saying: 'Take this flag, and cany It,
and see to It that you j-eturn It In security and
safety." "1 tako theVag," was the reply: "1
will carry It In safety and retnrn It In security,
but If not I will report to God Almighty tne reason
fur countrymen, color bearers are we, each and
ail. In the great army or civilization oa which our
liberty depends. Let us, see to It that we guard
well our trust, wltbtbe knowledge, that, failing,
we sball be called upon to report to God Almighty
the reason why.
THE OX WAS DEMOLISHED.
Frequent and enthusiastic applause occasion
ally Interrupted the popular young Congress
man, and at the close of bis remarks tho cheer:
ing seemed to be almost interminable. But tbe
announcement that tbe gigantic ox was now
well done and awaiting tbe carving and eating;
soon caused tbe people to move away irom the
speaker's platform. In tho meantime the vis
itors had a chance to walk aronnd and lndnlge
in tbe beautiful scenery for which the grove is
famous. Evervthinf. had hAAn well arranged
and there was no fault to be found with any of
the preparations. The great barbecue was well
done and tbe boys especially soon went at the
animal with a thorough gusto. But there were
a great many more hungry people there than
had been anticipated, and it was not very long
before tbe bare bones of tbe sacrificed quadru
ped were the only remnants left of tbe great
Tben the party dispersed through the grove,
and pasttimes of all kinds were Indulged iu.
The young ladies linked their arms to tbeir
friends and quietly strolled away to digest tbe
hearty meal under the shade of the hemlock
trees surrounding, the grove. The younger
boys and youths started to have a- game of
baseball, others went off to bave a bout with
the football, wbilethe older people walked
around in tbe grove.
THE DEAF AND DUMB PICNIC.
A number of the students from tbe Deaf and
Dumb Institute were holding a picnic not far
from McKee's grove, and they were also
visited by the guests of Wilkinsburg.
Tbe deaf and dumb people evidently seemed
to enjoy themselves very heartily, even
if tbev could not play anything but Copenha
gen. One tbiog, however, may be said about
tbat picnic, that is, it differed essentially
from any other affair of a similar kind by the
conspicuous silence of tbe entire assembly: a
silence which was strange and very interesting
to the spectator. But tbe mutes were cot to be
disturbed by any Intruder, and tbey continued
their eames as pleasantly as otber people, only
they did not make so much noise.
In the meantime the afternoon was growing
apace, and everybody reassembled In tbe grove
to hear tbe address of the Rev. Father Lamb
ing, of Wilkinsburg. His remarks were of a
historical character, and among other things he
A HISTORIC OBATION.
"Tbe ground on wbicb we stand is a very his
toric ground. Near here is the scene of Brad
dock's defeat, and the French, who were at
tbat time possessors of Fort Dnquesne, must
bave marched over this very field to get at
Braddock. Tben, again, Washington was here
four times, and it is a very peculiar coincident,
that tbe onlv time tbe great General was ever
defeated, it happened near here at tbe Great
Meadows. Another incident I might mention
in this connection is the fact tbat the defeat
took place on July 4. We have also the spot
near us which was formerly called Fort Pitt, a
place which used to be tbe key of tbe West."
Tben tbe speaker spoke of the spirit which
he said must bave animated the great men wbo
made the Fonrtb of July. He called them all
Christian people, and he urged his audience to
try and become Imbued with the same spirit.
In this connection he spoke of tbe dangers
menacing tbe American people of to-day, and
be mentioned materialism as an arch foe.
Thirst for gold, for tbe almighty dollar is pro
vailng everywhere. Again be mentioned tbe
antagonism existing between capital and labor.
HOW "rr'AELi ENDED. -
"We must not forget tbat we are all depend
ing upon each other, and when man has real
ized that w can only succeed by tbe aid of our
fellows It will be better for all of us. Take to
heart tbe words of our (Savior: Thoushalt
love tby neighbor as thyself.' "
Tbe advisatory remarks of the popular priest
were heartily appreciated by tbe audience, and
he was very entbusiatlcally applauded.
Tben tbe games and tbe general amuse
ments again became tbe order of the after
noon, and it was not until 6 o'clock before tbe
grove began to be deserted by the happy picnic
Last night fireworks were on the programme,
and until after midnight Wilkinsburg was kept
as illuminated as a royal ball room by tbe va
rious hues of the grand display.
XXX. 1855, Pure Eye "Whisky, full
quarts $2 00
1860, McKim's Pure Rye Whisky,
full quarts 3 00
Monogram, Pure Rye "Wnisky, full
quarts 1 75
Extra Old Cabinet, Pure Rye "Whisky,
lull quarts 1 50
Gibson's, 1879, Pure Rye "Whisky, full
quarts 2 00
Gibson's Pure Rye Whisky, full
quarts 1 50
Guckenheimer Pure Rye Whisky, full
quarts 1 00
Guckenheimer Export,Pure Eye Whis
ky, full quarts ' 1 50
Moss Export, Pure Eye Whisky, full
quarts 1 25
1879" Export, Pure Eye Whisky, full
quarts 1 25
1880 Export, Pure Eye Whisky, full
quarts 1 00
For sale by G. W. Schmidt, Nos. 95 and
97 Fifth ave.
Come to-day for the great Friday sacrifice
sale of dress goods, parasols, suits, etc., etc.
Great bargains to-day. Booos & Buhl.
Ladles" Suit Parlors.
India silk suits,
White muslin suits and wrappers,
Pabcels & Joxes, 29 Fifth aye.
Come this (Friday) morning for tbe great
sacrifice sale of Anderson's ginghams; 25
cents a yard to-day. Boggs & Buhl.
If you are seeking for a very fine im
ported cigar, ask to see the La Matilde
brand. From $10 to 40 per 100.
G. W. Schmidt, 95 and 97 Fifth ave.
To-day dreat sacrifice sale of 10,000
yards Anderson's cinghams at 25 cents:
5,000 yards new French satines Q'ust from
the importer) at 18 cents.
Boggs & Buhl.
Excursion to Johnstown.
B. &.O. E. E. will. sell excursion tickets
to Johnstown next Sunday, July 7, at rate
$2.35 the round trip. Special trains leave
at 8 A. M.
Come to-day for choice of 10,000 yards
Anderson's ginghams at 25 cents, and 8,000
yards new French satines at 18 cents a yard.
Boa as & Buhl.
Fine gold spectacles, practically adjusted
to the face and sight, at Steinman's, 107
Federal st jiwr
This morning, great sacrifice sales:
10.000 yards Anderson's ginghams, 25c.
5,000 yards new French satines at 18c
50 pieces new challis, 5c. 8oand 12Lfcv
''Hejtdbicks & Co. invite vour attention
to their low prices; best wore in the two
ciues; cauiueu onty f x a aozen. oo xcuerai
L00AL ITEMS, LIMITED.
Incidents of a Day In Two Cities Condensed
for Readv Readings
Oct of tbe entire 82 members of Councils
only seven have been Union soldiers.
The Larry Murray Fishing Club, of the West
End, returned yesterday from a week's camp
ing on Chartiers, creek.
Sutxklntxssknt Bean went to a bouse
In Allegheny, yesterday, where he heard Dora
Steplein was living. He soon learned his mis
take. Mb. D. T. Lewis, of Larimer avenue. East
End, gave a party to a number of friends yes
terday, tbe occasion belnc productive of great
Joseph Febbon, an Italian, Is at the Mercy
Hospital suffering from a severe cut on the
side of tbe face. It was done during a quarrel
The Philadelphia Cricket Club, which
played at Brushtnn yesterday, left for borne
last night In Manacer McCrea's private car, on
the Fennsylvacia Railroad.
James Stevenson, one of a party of boys
wbo. It Is alleged, robbed the till of Mrs. F. E.
Morgan's notion store. No. 222 Carson street, of
$11, was arrested aud placed in the Twenty
eight ward station last night.
YestebdaS' morning" a 9-year-old girl named
Bush, while in the act of crossing East street,
Allegheny, was run down by a carriage. Tbe
wheels of the vehicle passed over the little
one's left arm and leg. crushing tbem badly.
John Donnellt was committed to jail for
fivo days yesterday, by Magistrate Brokaw, to
el re an ODcortucltv to inaulre into bis sanity.
He resided with his mother on South Eighth
street, and yesterday abused her without cause.
JIike Flahebtt was arrested and lodged in
the Thirty-sixth ward station yesterday, by
Officer Shafer, on an information made before
Police Magistrate Brokaw, charting tbe ar
rested man with selling liquor without 'license.
Bishop O'Connob, of Omaha, Neb., passed
through the city last night for bis borne, after
attending tbe commencement exercises at St.
Xavier's Academy. Latrobe. The Bishop was
formerly connected with, tbe diocese in this
Mike F.obust and Peter Maream were ar
rested by Officer Cros j esterday and locked up
in tbe Eleventh ward station, charged with be
ing suspicious persons. It is alleged they en
tered a dwelling bouse on Seventh,avenue with
A NBJ1KEB of boys yesterday afternoon en
tered Joseph DIettcrly's grocery on Carsnn
street, opposite tbe car stables, and stole f 1 0.
One of them, givine his name as Emil Myers,
was captnred and lodged in the. Twenty-eighth
ward station for a hearing.
Geobge Bebqek, an Allegheny bntcher,
was thrown out of his buggy while driving on
the Perrysville road about 5 o'clock last even
ing; tbe result of his horse running off. He
was taken to the Allegheny General Hospital.
It is feared his skull Is fractured.
The body of an unknown man was picked up
on tbe Baltimore" and Ohio Railroad, at Port
Perry, yesterday morning. Tbe deceased bad
beun struck by a tram and the body was badly
mutilated. 'Squire Hunter, of McKeesport,
was authorized to bold an inquest.
Ibia GtbbootH, an Italian, was arrested by
Officer Wagner yesterday afternoon and locked
up in tbe Eleventh ward station, charged with
being a suspicious person. Glbbooth is sus
pected of robbing the meney drawer ' of John
Moran's storcon Washington street.
Michael FLahebtt. a resident of Carson
street. Thirty-third ward, was arrested yester
day on tbe charges ot selling liquor without
license and on Sunday. The Information was
made by Inspector McKelvey before Magistrate
Brokaw. Flaherty was held in 51,000 bail for a
Tho Steel Rail Trade.
There are no large sales ot .steel rails, only
retail business being done. There are a good
many Inquiries afloat and tbe outlook is im
provine. Standard sections are quoted at
127 SO. Tbe Edgar Thomson works are running
steadily and the firm bas a number of orders to
Fine Rye and Bourbon Whiskies.
X oner the following goods in bond or tax
Gibson's, Melvale, Honticello, Dough
erty, ML Vernon, Hannisville, Overholt,
Guckenheimer, Hermitage, Moss, Large, G.
"W. S. i
"W. H. MeBrayer, Old Crow, Hermitage,
Bond & Lilliard, O.'F. C, Hume, Carlisle,
All ages . and prices quoted when re
quested, j m ,- G. w. Schmidt,
i".. 93Bnd-97" Fifth ttvenue.rcity..
This morning at 8 o'clock, great sacrifice
sale of Anderson's ginghams at 25 cents a
yard. Couie early to-day for choice.
Boggs & Buhl.
If yon have not smoked the La Perla del
Fumar fcey "West .Cigar you have lost a
treat. Sold 3 for 25c. G. "VV. Schmidt,
Kos. 95 and 97 Fifth ave.
B. & B.
Come to-day and see how we have made
Friday the busy day of the week.
Boggs & Buhl.
Best $1 CO per doz, cabinet photos in the
city. Panel picture' with each doz. cabinets.
Lies' Pofulab Gallebt, 10 and 12
Sixth st, suinvr
A COUGH IS THE FIRST WHISPERING
O. of approaching disease.-
Tickling throats develop into coughs.
Coughs lead to tbe zreat enemy consumption.
A stitch in time often saves life itself.
" ' ;cough
COUGHS, COLDS, SORE THROAT,
INFLUENZA and HOARSENESS.
PLEASANT AND ABSOLUTELY
SAFE FOR CHILDREN.
FOR SALE BY ALL DRUGGISTS.
FLEMING BROS., PITTSBURG, PA
NO BLACK FEET
In Our Fast Black Hose. Try Them,
Prices 10c, 15c, 25c and 60o per pair.
KEEP COOL I KEEP COOL!
They are very nice. They take away
that unpleasant feeling about the waist.
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zoo Federal Street,
IPTHE xUSTEKN W0BKKKB.
The Carnegles Send Agents to Dlflereat
Points for Men.
There Is cd indication cf a settlement of the
wage troubles between tbe workers at tho
Homestead Steel Mill and Carnegie. Phlpp A
Co. No effort has been made to hold another
conference by eitherside. The members of the
firm have nothing to say on the subject. "
The workers made an important discovery
yesterday. They learned tbat tbe firm had
sevenl agents in tbe East looking formes.
One is at Scranton. one at Bethlehem, one at
Harrisburg and one at Danville. Wages In the
East are very low compared with tbe West, and
it is thought that enough skilled men can be)
secured to come to Pittsburg and take the "
E laces of tbe men wbo have refused to sign
arnegie's steel scale.
Tbe Amalgamated Association officials were
not slow in discovering this movement on tbe
part of the firm, and immediately sent men to
shadow tbe company's agents. Tbey are doing ,
very good work according to reports received,
and the Amalgamated men are confident that
no skilled workers will be engaged.
' Tbe above information was obtained from a :
reliable source, and when Secretary Martin
was asked about it be confirmed it by declining
to deny it.
County Democracy PIcale To -"Day.
Tbe annual picnic of the County Democracy,
which was postponed on account of rain, will
take place at Ross Grove to-day. Tbe pro-
framme for to-day consists mainly of dancing,
o add to the enjoyment, there will be sprint
ing, sack and mule races and other sports. -
Wbat Drew tbe Crowd.
A fight occurred on Fifth avenue last night
near U o'clock between two prominent busi
nessmen of Wood street. A large crowd col
lected, completely blockading tbe street. Tbe
fight was soon ended. No arrests were made.
The Demand for Plates and Sheets.
The demand for sheets and plates of all
kinds bas been very large lately, and the trade
is excellent. The call for this season of tbe
year is larger than, ever before. It is in this
department that tbe bitch Is on the Amalga
mated Association scale.
A New Ylce President
President Welbe, of tbe Amalgamated Asso
ciation, bas appointed William Mason, of Ala
bama, Vice President of the Seventh District,
to nil tbe place made vacant by the resigna
tion of M. E. Wims. The latter bas been
promoted to the position of puddle boss.
m HDRNE i eq;b?-
PENN AVENUE STORES.
JULY, THE BARGAIN MONTH
The time when we reduce stock in all
departments. Howr By low prices!
This day will commence our Clearance
Sale of all summer wear goods al over
tbe store goods for men's, women's
ana Children's wear.
SEE THE PARASOLS
Hundreds of the "half-price and less t
finest styles In both handles aa4 -r
WASH GOODS SALE.
All are good quality and standard
25c Ginghams at 15c
10c and 60c Ginghams at 25c
SUfcs-Jl 25 qualitv India Silks 500 U.-- :. M
yard the greatest Silk bargain. -zt
Also our Black and Colored Surab '
The French Dress Goods at 60o best
values usual price SI to 1150 now ai'
Everybody will find it will pay them
to come early. ,
Be sure to see the great bargain la
the Suit Department in Ladies' and
Children's Summer Suits great mark .
- Come and see these greatest and -
most of great and extraordinary j.
JOB.- HDRNE J'El&S
. . -.-jjji
PENN AVENUE STORES
YICTORIA TO PREVENT SICKNESS tK
your family keep tbe VICTORIA NAT
URAL MINERAL WATER, imported direst
to this city from near Ems, Germany, by Major
get to C. W. KRAUS, 1338 Liberty aye. T
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