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THE PITTSBUEG- DISPATCH, WEDNESDAY, JUIiT 10, 1889.
back or her was her sister, Miss Morgan, still
conscious and groaning. From each body
blood was flowing freely, hut there were no
traces ot a strode. The revolver with which
the shooting had been done was lying by Lewis
Side. It was an American bulldog pattern, of
SS caliber, and quite new.
The house. No. 5 Arthur street, is of brick,
three stories in heicbt, and has no entrance in
front, the alleyway at the side ending in a pair
of steps reaching the first story. The narrow
doorway, upon the sill or which the murderer
lay, opened into a small hallway. At the right
was a pair of steep stairs, down which Mrs.
Mosby's two children came at the sound of the
revolver. At the left of the hallway a door
opened into a hall leading to the front stairs of
the house. Opposite the outer door was an
other leading into the kitchen, the scene of the
shooting. The hallway was covered with a rag
carpet, and the low-celled kitchen, in which
Lewis found the women, was scrupulously
clean. A bright ingrain carpet covered the
floor, and a back window, level with the ground
at the rear or the house, shed a half-light upon
the room. A heavy table stood at the entrance
of the room. By this table Mrs. Mosby was
lying. The cupboard, benches, sink and stove
were ranged aronnd the room, leaving the cen
ter vacant, and in this space lay the body of
Miss Morgan. The small ectryway was painted
a sky-blue, ana the ghastly light fell grew
aomely on the prostrate bodies, while
THE POOL OF BLOOD SPREAD,
gradually staining the bright carpet a dull
crimson. It was a horrible sight, and the first
spectators drew back hastily from contempla
tion of It. Relatives came in. however, and
lifted the bodies np and separated the victims
from their slayer. Dr. W. 8. Foster, who had
been called by the affrighted children of Mrs.
Mosby, arrived early upon the scene and pro
nounced Lewis quite dead. Mrs. Mosby
breathed her last in a few minutes. Einmeline
Morgan, however, was still living, and she
was borne to her bedroom upon the second
floor and received every possible attention.
After a few moments it was decided to carry
Lewis' remains to the home of his married
daughter, Mrs. Thornton, No. 39 Arthur street.
Mrs. Mosby's children give the following ac
count of the affair. They are bright and welt
educated: "We were in the third story and
heard no sonnd of a disturbance until the first
shot was tired, when we started to run down
. stairs. We heard mother groan and then
another shot. We got down stairs and saw
mother lying by the table with the arm of her
dress afire. Aunt Emme'.ine had her hands
pressed to her heart and when we tried to lift
mother up Aunt Emmeline said sharply, 'Obi
I'm shot. Run for a doctor." We couldn't
see anyone else, and we ran out of the door into
the alleyway and out of the gate. Just then
ve heard another shot fired, but we kept on
and found Dr. Foster and also told a policeman.
We did not bear any fuss at all and could
cave heard if any loud words had been spoken."
SHE 1TOT1TESSED THE SUICIDE.
The suicide of Lewis was witnessed by Mrs.
Mary Welcome, a lodger in the bouse, who was
the first person to reach the kitchen after the
tragedy. She said subsequently: "I heard
Lewis go down stairs, and immediately two
shots were fired. Miss Morgan screamed and I
started down the front stairs. When I got
down into the hall I saw Lewis running upstairs
holding the revolver. He turned around and
came toward me, and I screamed, fearing he
would shoot me. He stopped short and re
turned to the kitchen, and I saw Miss Morgan
fall to the floor, and Lewis went np to Mrs.
Mosby and asked: 'Are you dead, Mrs. Mosby?'
The murdered woman moaned in reply, and
Lewis stepped back into tbe entry wav, placed
the pistol to his temple and fired again. He
dropped like a log, and never moved again."
The revolver had evidently been placed near
Mrs. Mosby. as the shot set tbe arm of her
dress on tire before burying itself in her heart.
It was considered useless to probe for It, The
shot fired at Miss Emmeline Morgan struck her
in the left breast just above the nipple and
passed through her. The bullet was, found
lying on tbe kitchen floor, flattened out by its
passage through her body. Although every
effort was made to save or prolong her life, she
breathed her last at a few minutes before 10
o'clock last evening, the secondary cause of
death being Internal hemorrhages, bbe did
not regain consciousness, and the expressions
of delirium uttered a few hours after the in
fliction of the wound did not furnish any ex
planation of the terrible deed. The bullet
which ended Lewis' life buried itself in his
brain, causing instant death.
CAUSE OF THE TRAGEDY.
Psychologists will doubtless consider it re
markable that a man of 53 years, Lewis' age,
could become so Inflamed with passion as to
commit three murders. He was a plasterer,
and considered a peaceable man or settled hab
its. For several years he bad been urging Mrs.
Mosby to marry him, and she held back be
cause she considered her first dnty was to her
children. Her maiden sister. Miss Morgan, op
posed tho marriage a fact commnnlcated to
Lewis by Mrs. Mosby during a conversation
last Sunday night. He urged his suit with
great ehemence, and Mrs. Mosby admitted to
him that she might have married him but for
regard for her sister. No other motive can be
given for tbe killing of both the woman he
loved, the bar to his happiness, and, lastly.hlm
self. but the despair of a more favorable turn
or his chances. Mrs. Mosby and ber sister Em
meline, together Kith a sister in Birmingham.
Ala., Mrs. John Beits, owned the house ana
collected rent from the tenants. It is hinted
that Lewis owed rent and had been dunned
therefor. The three slners were related to
"Old bol Krcpps," well known a hair a century
ago, and were or most excellent character and
reputation, and were well known to leading
families for whom they had at odd times done
IN niS KIGHT MIND?
Robert Brady, a respectable colored resident
of Arthur street, informed a Dispatch re
porter that Lewis had done some work at his
house recentlj. and his peculiar actions had
frightened Mrs. Brady so much that she had
made him discharge Lewis with the wort half
James Richards, a bystander, said that he
had been with Lewis In the early part of tbe
day, and he seemed all right and in good
spirits. Mr. Skccs, who keeps a restaurant,
where Lewis got his meals, met Lewis yester
day morning, and lent him a quarter Later in
the day Lewis repaid tbe quarter, and also
paid a mil of SI SO due for meals.
Ktlorts were made to ascertain the place
where the revolver was purchased, but it could
sot be located.
Mrs. Mosby was 41 years Of age and her sis
ter Emmeline, who died about 10 o'clock last
night, 52. Lewis was in the 55th year of his
JUDGMENT OX A JAX1T0E.
One Rcfuien to Tactile For Another In the
The directors of theThad Stevens Sthool,
Thirty-sixth ward, are experiencing a little
trouble In regard to a janitor. David Carnahan
was elected janitor a few weeks since. In place
of Robert Woods who had held the position
eight years. Woods claims he was elected last
September for one year, and should receive
pay until tbe coming September. Upon the
election of Carnahan, Woods refused to sur
render the keys of the school, and has been
working at the school since his discharge. Ho
cays be will work until beptember, and then
demand or bring suit for his salary.
Mr. William Keefer, a director, stated that
a meeting or the board was held Monday
night, and word was sent to Woods, demanding
tbe return of the school keys, or that legal
measures would be resorted to. Mr. Keefer
said Woods' election, in July last, for a year.
was only "upon good conduct "
DEAX THIXKS HE HAS DOEA.
Another Wild Goose Chase to a Shanty
Agent Dean is said to have .located Dora
Stepelin in a bouse in the suburbs, and be will
investigate the place to-day. Alderman Hart
man sent his constable to a shanty boat at tbe
loot of South Twenty-second street yesterday,
which was supposed to be harboring the girl,
but the search was fruitless.
A MANIAC WITH A KNIFE.
Poor Unfortnnnlo Fellow Who Hnd to
be Arrested on the Hill.
At i o'clock yesterday afternoon Lieutenant
McRoberts, of the hill police district, arrested
a young man named Martin Smith, and locked
liim tip in the Eleventh ward station. The
prisoner lives at 152 Bedford avenue, and has
recently become deranged. Yesterday he at
tacked his two sisters with a knife, and wanted
to kill them.
Twenty hllver Bricks.
Twenty bricks of silver passed through the
Union depot last night from San Francisco en
route for Washington. Each or the bricks
was marked weighing 75 pounds, and, calculat
ing $15 to a pound, tbe 2u bricks represented
tbe respectable sum ol $22,500.
TbeL-mt of ibe Drowned Found.
The body or Miss Lilly Burton, tbe last of tho
missing five persons drowned In the Conno
quenessing, was found yesterday, not Monday,
and arrived at the Union depot last night. The
jjody was recovered la the Beaver aver and
Will be buried to-day.
BACTERIA IS QUE ICE.
Germs of Typhoid Fever, Cholera,
Etc, Found by.an Analysis
OF TEE SUPPLY OF BOTH CL1ES.
MoreoTer, the Supply is Beginning to
Eun Terjr Short.
TIPHOID FETE ALL OTEE ALLEGEENI
The chief feature oi the meeting of the
Iron City Microscopical Society last night
was a paper read by Dr. Chevalier Q. Jack
son on "Bacteria in Ice, With Special
Reference to the Ice Supply of Pittsburg
and Allegheny." The Doctor illustrated
his paper by specimens of the bacteria of
typhoid fever found in ice, and other strata
having different bacteria which induce
cholera, consumption, etc. The following
is a resume of the paper, leaving out some
of the technical features:
"It has always been supposed that the freez
ing of water, like its distillation, excludes con
tained impurities, but, as I think I can show
you by the present report or some investiga
tions, the idea is erroneous. True, gross im
purities, much organic ind mineral matter are
thrown ont by freezing, but tbe bacteria, the
only really harmful Ingredients, are retained.
NEVEE FREEZE TO DEATH.
"More than this onlv a certain number or
these bacteria are killed by low temperature.
This is not surprising when looked at in tbe
light or the long-known fact that higher or
ganized forms of animal life, such as frogs and
fish, have retained their vitality after being
pent up in the ice for long periods."
"Ice, like water, may look pure and clean,
though literally swarming with bacteria. For
instance, as shown by Prndden, 1,500,000 of
micro-organisms may be added to a table
Buoonfnl or perfectly clear distilled water with
out appreciablyalteringits limpidity wben held
np in a test tube to a strong light. As we shall
see, bubbly or snow Ice contains, often, an im
mensely greater number of bacteria. Here,
however, opaqueness of the ice is not
dne to the micro-organisms present, but
rather tbe bacteria collected there as the
result of the capillarity and presence of air.
To so great an extent does this idea that ice
must be pure prevail, that it is a common thing
for people, who would be horrified at the idea
of drinking from a known filthy stream while
flowing in its channel, will much enjoy drink
ing the melted ice from the same stream,
though tbe water contains almost. If not quite,
as much danger after as before freezing."
"Daring a series of six months, I made an ex
tended series of microscopical and biological
analysis of the ice supply of Pittsburg and
Allegheny. I was led to this by tho discovery
which I made in the endeavor to ascertain tbe
cause of three cases of typhoid fever which oc
curred in a family living in the suburbs. A
most careful analysis or the well water failed
to show anything, and the patients had never
drank away from home. A long, careful
search In the matter led me to analjze tbe ice,
which bad been used freely, with the result of
finding in It enormous numbers or bacteria,
and undoubted evidence that this was
THE SOURCE OF THE TROUBLE.
The ice had been taken from a small pond
horribly polluted with surface water, and
receiving tbe overflow from a cesspool closo
by. Subsequently, and as time permitted, I
investigated tbe condition of the ice supplied
to our city markets, in order to artertaln its
purity. With this object in view 1 examined
0 samples from each of tbo seven companies
and individual merchants. Each or the 20
samples from the respective companies were
procured on different da) a, and therefore
from different blocks of ice, in order
to secure a fair average, for, as
I very shortly discovered, there is h
considerable variability In tbe distribution of
bacteria through ice from tbe same body of
water. In collecting these samples, manifestly
impurb ice, containing gross foreign matter,
as leaves, grass, mud, etc, was rejected for the
reason that sucn Ice is not used by tbe con
sumer, and usually is not delivered by the
more responsible dealer. Besides dirty ice
usually represents but a very small proportion
of the cr,p of auy given ico Held."
After explaining biological analysis, and
stating that tbo lump of ice used was about
half an ounce from tbe sample to be examined.
ne sa a:
Of the 20 samples examined from cachcomnanv.
ten were opaque and ten ol clear Ice. 'lliis was
for the reason that before going far. I discovered
that 'snow' Ice contained lrom five to ten times as
many bacteria as tbe transparent article. The
result of the analvsls may be seen from the follow
ing tuble. giving the average number of bacteria
to one cubic centimeter:
Company A...... ..... .............. 61
Company B KJ7
Company U 1,131
Company 1 a. OG3
Company E -108
Company F , s,Su7
Company G 88,230
IN MELTED ICE ALSO.
To give some adequate Idea of tbe relative parity
of melted ice as compared to tbe drinking water
supplied to Pittsburg and Allegheny, my Investi
gations enable me to furnish the following table,
giving the relative purity of Ice and drinking
water and theavcrage number of bacteria in one
cubic centimeter of each:
Melted Ice 6,714
Pittsburg faucet water 7,021
Allegheny faucet water 8.132
low, as a tumbler has a capacity of about 210 c.
c. we have the following table, giving the aver
age number of bacteria to a tumblerful of each:
Melted Ice 1,412,010
1'lttsburg faucet water 1,474,210
Allegheny faucet water 1.707,720
It will be seen that the foregoing that the aver
age Ice, when melted, yields a rtrluVinir water, but
little better than our river water, and a man tak
ing a half tumblerful of water and then adding to
It an equal auantlty of average melted Ice, will
have a mixture contain In that one tumblerful a
quarter of a million bacteria. Under favorable
condition! these would have In four hoursapro
genltvof 7S.aoo,000,000-incomprebenslble to the
Without going further into the details, it is
sufficient to say that tbe doctor found in the
ice tbe bacteria pathogenic (or disease produc
ing germs) of typhoid fever, consumption,
blood poisoning, dysenterv. etc In speaking
of tbe enormous number of bacteria, he said:
Some people bare an Idea that a bacterlne Is
some kind of a bug with great claws and a big
mouth and a forked tongue, and when these Indi
viduals ccme to look tbrouct a mlcroscone at
very innocent looking little rod. which you call a
bacillus or a little speck you call a micrococcus,
they say bacteroloy Is a humbug. It Is onjy
necessary to remind such people that you cani
sertlngareworthese little rods Into their bodies,
Contluing be said tbat blood noisonln-
cholera morbus, summer diarrhea, dysentery,
typhoid rever, "ice water dyspeysia." and many
other diseases are doubtless often due to the
germs in ice water, and tbat diptberia. Asiatic
cholera ana yellow fever and several other dis
eases could also be contracted this way. He
then went on with a long treaties of tbe water
polutlon, citing the case of the epidemic in
Plymouth, Lvzerne county. Pa., a few years
ago. where 1,200 people oat of a population of
INFECTED WITH TYPHOID FEVEB,
as the result of dnnklng water reflected with
tbe discbarge ot but one patient who was
located in a bouse a distance np the stream
supplying the town. In conclusion he said:
Now I would like to say to begin wltb that I do
not suggest any lessrnlng of the consumption, for
Its moderate use Is a Inestimable luxury. And it
Is because It is so tbat 1 urge upon the ice har
vesters and upon boards of health the necessity
of careful Inspection and of various safe guards
against possible contamination, whlcb may result
from a pollution of the water of the source of
supply." He said that he had no 111 will against
the lee companies, and that they usually did as
much as tfiey knew how to get pure Ice, but the
trouble Is they don't know enough about science.
He then said that filtering did no good, and tbat
Ice shonld not be used where It comes In contact
with the water used on any food. He said the
water must needs be boiled three times to make it
sure there is no bacteria In it.
Dr. xtormad, ot Philadelphia, who was pres
ent, did not quite agree with Dr. Jackson on
all his paints, outdid not discuss tbe question
at length. Among the other persons showing
slides were W. J. Frentis, George Clapp. Dr.
H. Depuy, C G. Milnor, a C. MeUor and J. A.
ICE RUKNIM SHORT.
The not Weather Cnnaes the Congealed
Supply to Ran Oat Price 10 be Raised
1'lm.burg'n Daily Consumption.
Local Ice merchants are srively thinking as
to the probable duration ot tbe present hot
weather. A number of tbe smaller dealers
have already arrived at the last pound of their
stock, and for the last few days tbe larger com
panies have had to help them ont to keep the
Superintendent Vallo we, of the ChMtauqua
Ice Company, went East last night to make a
large purchase of ice for his firm, and, during
a conversation with a Dispatch reporter, he
"If this hot weather keeps up much longer,
the supply of ice will run very short In Pitts
burg. The past winter was very unfavorable
for the ice business generally, and
had it not been for tbe fact
that the spring kept comparatively cool,
the supply would have run out before this. Our
company made several large purchases or ice
early in the season and, on account or that, we
are able to keep up with the demand. But I
am now bent upon the mission or buying 7.000
tons or Ice, and that will not be enough IT it
does not get cooler soon. The daily consump
tion or Ice in this city amounts to nearly 1,000
tons, and inasmuch as we supply over one-half
of that amount, 7.C00 tons do not go very far,"
"Will the price be raised on tbe leer
"Of course; tbat is the natural result But
those people who have made their contracts for
ice at the beginning or tbe season will have to
be supplied at the price then agreed upon. The
rest or the ice buyers, however, will most likely
be-mado to pay tbe advance"
VIOLENT TYPHUS AT HAND.
It Is Prevalent In Allegheny Every Ward
Una More or Lria Cases The Eighth
and Twelfth the Worst.
Typhoid fever is prevalent In Allegheny. It
is of a violent type, too, and the ph J sicians of
the city are fully cognizant of the evil, but not
at all surprised. Many of them predicted it,
and from time to time have given it as their
opinion that the city would be visited by much
sickness owing to the impure water generally
and the Johnstown flood in particular.
No one section of tb3 city can be said to be
more nnhealthy than tbe other in this respect,
as every ward in the city has more or less cases.
The Eighth and Twelfth wards are, perhaps.
tbe unbcalthlest in the city, but although there
areCa number or cases of typhoid in both, their
proportion is not large. It has been seen by
the physicians that the number of cases in the
city has been steadily on the increase in the
past two weeks, but only within tbe past two
or three days has it become at all alarming.
As an indication or the extent and growth or
the malady, the number or cases at tbe Gen
eral Hospital may be cited. There they have
16 cases at present, 4 or them coming in yester
day, whereas this time last year they had about
2. and not in tho least or as violent a type as
those there at present. One or tbe cases has
been or 16 weeks' standing, and another or 15
weeks: but the others have all been taken in
in the last ten days. The possibility or a spread
and continuance or the disease is realized at
the hospital, and preparations are being made
to receive the patients they confidently expect
to come. Tbe hospital authorities appealed to
Secretary Hunker, of tbe Poor Board, to ac
cent some patients with minor ailments to
make room for fever patients, and in conse
quence Mr. Hunker took two off their bands
yesterday and sent them to the Allegheny
Homo. . - "
Dr. Keck, of the hospital, said last night that
the number of cases of typhoid was nnusual at
this time of year, and that tbe violent type of
the disease was also unusual at any time of the
year. Ho would not say what the cause of it all
was, but thought probably it was from bad
AN0THEE ONE WILL DIE.
That Uely Freight Wreck Which Was
Regarding tbe ugly freight wreck on the
P. R. It., between Wilmerdlng and Walls sta
tions,reported in these columns yesterday morn
ing, it seems there is little of news to be added.
The remains of Frank Crowley, of Billy Con
nelly, as the name was at first given (tbe boot
black stealing a ride and killed in the wreck),
were brought to Samson's, In this city, and pre
pared for burial yesterday. The Injured A.
T. and Charles Kennedy, John Hyde, Samuel
Johnson and A. Young were brought to the
West Penn Hospital, where they were treated
and doing as well as could be expected j ester
day. Regarding tbe fire at the wreck, Charles
Kennedy, who with others was stealing a ride
to Johnstown to get work, said be believed
that several persons must have been killed out
right, or burned un In one of the dozen
wrecked cars. No bodies were found, however.
The merchandise in tbe destroyed cars con
sisted largely of light wooden ware, whisky,
onions and tobies. A portion of the whisky
onlv was saved.
The wreck seems to have been, like nearly
every one that ever happens on the superbly
managed Pennsylvania Railroad, an entirely
unavoidable one. A broken freight axle did
tbe business, and blockaded tbe, tracks for all
trains, east and west, nearly 10 hours; Already
things have been so completely righted, how
ever, that passengers looking out of windows
for the scene of tne smash-up can hardly find
The parties at the West Penn Hospital who
were injured In the wreck at Wilmerdlng sta
tion are doing well, with the exception of John
Hyde, aged Id years, or No.. 133 Cherry alley,
iho is not expected to live.
ON THE FAT OF THE LlND.
Jacob Shlnkte Caagiit Enjoying Life on His
Detective Elchenlaub, of Allegheny, had a
hard struggle In arresting Jacob Shlnkle yester
day, whom he had been hunting for all day.
Shlnkle lives with his father, on California
avenue, and the latter complained at the
Mayor's office yesterday tbat his son had taken
1120 from him the night before. It was learned
tbeyonngman had boughtanewsmtot clothes,
a seal ring and other articles, and was having
a general good time on the money. Ho was
traced and arrested, and but tot) 20 found on
him, he having spent the balance. His father
had him locked up and threatened to make in
formation against him.
The ring is an initial diamond, and is worth
about 120. His father was waiting until he got
bis next week's pay, and then intended to bank
the money. Jacob was captured while sporting
around in a buggy.
BY THE OLD PAETT.
The Ladles Cautiously Indorsed the
blbltory League' Movement.
The monthly meeting of Allegheny County
W. C. T. U. was held in the Third United Pres
byterian Church yesterday afternoon, with the
President, Mrs. II. C. Campbell, in the chair.
B C. Christy was present and asked the co-operation
of the ladles with the new Union Pro
hibitory League. He urged tbat each of the
members take a slip sent out by the new party
and secure ten signers, who would stand by
Some of the ladles were afraid it was a polit
ical more, and one woman defended the Re
publican party, but, af tersome little discussion,
a motion to assist the new leagne was adopted.
Fell OfTn Picnic Train.
The members of the JJeulah Presbyterian
Church who went picnicking at Idlewild yes
terday lost one of their children last night from
tbe train on their way borne. The name of the
missing one is Robert Mauwinney, of Taggart
"re1 at"1 Brighton place. He fell of the train
near Larrobe. and tha train passed on without
near Latrobe, and the train passed on without
stopping. It was not known by the people
wben they came Into the Union depot last
night whether tbe boy had been hurt or not.
A Freight Wreck on the Panhandle.
Mr. Hubbard, tbe President of tbe Wheeling
Iron and Nail Company, came Into the Union
depot last night and told about a wreck on the
Wneellng branch or tbe Panhandle Railroad.
There were two freight trains that ran Into
each other. But little damage was done, -and
within two hours the tracks were cleared.
Hancock fecbool Improvements.
During the vacation tbe Hancock school In
tbe Fifth ward is to be fitted throughout with
natural gas. The walls of every room are to be
kalsomined. and a general renovation effected.
Summer Tours Over the Union Pacific Rail
road, Via Council Bluffs and Omaha or Kansas
City. All ticket agents sell excursion tick
ets over the Union Pacific Railroad to Den
ver, Colorado Springs and principal cities
of Colorado, and to Cheyenne, wyo., Og
den and Salt Lake City, Utah; the principal
points in Montana, Idaho, Portland, Ore.,
San Francisco, Los Angeles and other Cali
fornia points. First and second class tickets
one way are also sold to all the points named
above and to Tacotna, Seattle and through
out "Washington Territory. Four dally
trains to Denver, with Pullman buffet
sleeping cars, some of which cars start from
Chicago, others from St. Louis, and are run
to Salt Lake City, via Denver, Cheyenne
and Ogden. The fastest time ever made
with double daily trains across 'the Conti
nent is now in effect on the Union Pacific
Railroad. Pullman buffet sleeping and
Pullman tourist cars are run through from
Council Bluffs and Omaha and Kansas City
to Portland, Ore., and San Francisco with
out change. For rates of fare, maps and
full information call on or address H. E.
Fassavant or Thos. S. Spear, T. I. and P.
Agts., 400 "Wood St., ittsbnrg,j Pa,
Two Very Important Assemblages at
Their Yearly Work.
REPORTS OF THE TWO PRESIDENTS.
Why James A. Chambers Called That Meet
ing of Manufacturers.
FIFTY FIE3I8 SIGN THE
The national convention of the window
glass workers attached to L-. A. 300, K. of
L., began yesterday at Kauffield's Hall,
Southside. It will be one of the most im
portant gatherings of tbe workers held since
the formation of the organization, and is the
first one held in three years. Among other
things tbat will be considered are changes
in the constitution, the apprentice system
and the charges against President Campbell
for complicity in the importation of those
foreign glassblowers in violation of the con
tract labor law.
President Campbell called tbe assemblage to
order and 109 delegates produced credentials
and were seated. This occupied a large part of
the morning session, and Mr. Campbell took up
the afternoon session by reading his report,
which is a very lengthy document. It gives a
review of the glass trade during the year, and
touches on the wage question and prices for
the next five. He also refers to the importa
tion of those foreign glassblowers, but as tbe
convention decided to withhold tbe report
from the public it cannot be given. They evi
dently do not hold their President responsible
for any wrong-doing, as they named him as
CHAIRMAN OF THE WAGE COMMITTEE,
which will meet the manufacturers some time
this month and prepare a schedule of prices for
the coming five. The other members or the
committee from the Western district are
Messrs. L. L. Conway, Henry Syner. Daniel
Winters. William Schwerer and W. L. Jones.
President Campbell then appointed the vari
ous committees, the names or the Chairmen
being given below:
Apprentices. Isaac I. Mlckerson. of Cleveland,
O.: Good of the Order, 8. E. Hlthens. llrowns
vllle, l'a.;RulesforWorklng,WllllamF. George,
lthlca, N. Y.: Finance, Patrick aeary.l'lttsburg;
Duties or Officers. Frank Scbmanss, Norrlstowu,
Fa.; Death Benefits, Kobcrt Fink, Syracuse, N.
Y.: Grievances. William U. Ashton, Baltimore,
Md.; Duties of Preceptortes, Adam Smith. Bridge
ton. N.J. ; Duties of Members. J. B. Landgraff,
Covington, Fa.; !w, JonnP. Harper, Delray,
During tbe afternoon session a number of
papers were presented and referred to tbe ap
propriate committees. Before the committees
retired for work there was a regdlar love feast,
said Secretary Coke, and a number of the dele
gates made Informal speeches.
A press committee was appointed and the
convention will not be responsible for anything
tbat Is published that does not come from this
To-day tbe delegates will visit Jeanetteand
inspect tbe tank furnaces of Chambers fc Mc
Kee. No special bnslness will therefore be
done except the consideration of the scale of
wages proposed by James A. Chambers, wblch
some of the members consider very satisfactory,
OTHERS ABE AFBAID
it will enable the firm to make glass cheaper
than the other firms -who are operating pot
furnaces. The matter will be thoroughly in
vestigated. Just at the close of the session Mr. Barnard
Gaffney, one of the foreign glassworkers, ap
plied for admission and presented tbe follow
ing affidavit, which was read to tbe delegates:
City of 1'lttsburg s s:
Before me, an Alderman In and for the said city,
personally came Barnard Gaffney, who npon oath
does depose and say that he Is now sober, not
having drank a drop of Intoxicating liquor this
day, tbat on the day after leaving the town of
Jeannettc, Westmoreland county. Fa., that In
the city of Pittsburg certain hostile labor leaders
did take me Into a great many saloons and did
get roe to drink liquor, causing me to
become intoxicated, and also gave me
some money. Thence, while still under the
influence of liquor they took me to the office of W.
J. lirennen, Esq., the attorney who drew up an
affidavit dictated principally by John Phillips and
Homer L. McUaw. and that I answered questions
and made statements and subscribed my name
thereto, and knew not what I was aylng or doing,
and since tnen having read said statements sub
scribed to by me while under the Influence of
liquor, I now declare them to be raise from bc-
5 Inning to end. That I lei t the town of
eannctte where I was doing well andtreated well
by the workmen and firm, and further I must say,
being In my sober senses, that I sold my household
furniture In England, and with the money pur
chased the steamship ticket and ralroad fare from
Sunderland to Pittsburg. I know of no monev
baring been sent, either by bchllcker, Campbell,
Chambers and McKee, or anyone else, to pay our
passage from England. Barnard Gatfmy.
Tbe above was sworn to before Alderman
Succup, of the Twenty-eighth ward.
IH GOOD SHAPE.
A lTot Time nt the Flints Convention A
Fat Treasury Over 83,000,000 la
Wnges Earned Last Fire.
The second day's proceedings of the Ameri
can Flints' annual convention yesterday were
very significant, as will be seen by tbe special
telegrams received by The Dispatch last
evening. The day was taken np in reading and
discussing the annual reports of President
Smith and Secretary Dillon. The latter's re
port shows S56.4U0 in the treasury, and tbe earn
ings or 6,000 members for eight months were
Tbe reports were finally approved after sev
eral hot debates, not so much upon the report,
hut upon the course adopted by tbe head offi
cials in settling some of tbe disputes of tbe
past year. The day was uneventful, however,
tbe opposition to the policy of tbe chief heads
melting away in the presence of an immense
majority Indorsing tbe main features of the
report, especially that of President Smith.
There are 96 local unions In tbe association
this year, but 11 of the smaller ones are not
represented in this convention. There are 177 or
the 183 delegates appointed here and some of
them have on their war paint, especially the
shade makers. The chimney men will be able
to adju3t their differences, as will also the
Tbe committee are now at work upon the
various branches represented and some
changes will be made and submitted with a
Eronso. An excursion to Lake Chippewa has
een arranged for Thursday and all the del
egates will be entertained there by the local
committees, but the excursion is open to all.
The Insurance amendment to the by-laws and
constitution will be presented on Friday and the
f eelingln its favor is growing each day.
The Bohemian glassworkers, numbering 400,
applied for admission into the Flints' union
and were rejected. Tba manufacturers of
blown tumblers have asked for an increase of
100 per cent on tbe numbers made per day. Tbe
prescription bottle manufacturers submitted
a new list reducing wages 10 per cent. The ad
mission fee of foreigners will be increased
from JlOOto $200.
THE STOKE URDEE SYSTEM.
Concerted Action to be Taken by the Coal
Miner of This Country.
A convention or railroad miners or the Pitts
burg district was held yesterday in Knights of
Labor Hall to further consider the "pluck-me"
or company store system. Only 15 delegates
were present, representing about 40 mines.
John D.Conway was Chairman andT. H.Ken
nedy Secretary. The subject was discussed at
length, when it was decided that there must be
a joint movement to Insure success, and the
following series 01 resolutions were passed:
Whereas, The company store qnestlon is one
upon wnlch all miners can agree as to Its proper
Whereas, They have repeatedly deprecated
thclrcxlstence: therefore belt .
ltesolved. That we. the miners of tbe Flttsbnrg
district, having taken the Initiatory step to ex
tend the agitation, would urge upon the craft la
every coal field the necessity of their preparing
to make an united effort with us to end the trade
of the "pluck me'' system.
Kesolvrd. That In the agitation In this district It
has been made evident that alleoal fields are alike
Interested In this movement, we deem it expedi
ent to fight this system In sections, and respect
fully urge tbat all organizations and their repre
sentatives In everr district Join hands In a calf for
a national convention to systematically deal with
ltesolved, That a copy of these resolutions 1e
sent to tbe secretaries of the K. of L.. of N. D. A.
island tbe National Progressive Union, and tbat
the heads of these two executive associations be
requested to decide upon a time and place aud is
sue a call for tbe aforesaid convention.
Addresses were made by soveral or the dele
gates on the subject, and a resolution was
passed asking the miners or tbe Pittsburg dis
trict to contribute to the suffering miners in
Indiana and Illinois.
A Redaction Ordered.
Word was received at the Knights of Labor
headquarters at Scottdale yesterday morning
that tbe wages of the men employed at the
Wheeler A Morrell Works, at Sitka, had been
reduced 6 per cent. A meeting of the men
employed at that place has been called for Bat.
uray.mgnt,o.ais u reported that tho
will strike if the reduction is enforced. The
works are controlled by the Cambria Iron Com
pany. HE WANTED HIS MONET.
Why James A. Chambers Called That Meet
ing of Glass Manufacturers.
Chambers ot McKee did not withdraw from
the Window Glass Manufacturers' Association,
as was erroneously stated in some of the papers
yesterday morning. This is a new firm and
never did belong to the organization. The firm
of A. fc D. H. Chambers, of which Mr. James
A. Chambers was the senior member, belonged
to tbe association, but when that firm ceased
to exist the name was naturally dropped from
the list. '
Mr. Sellers McKee, who is the junior mem
ber of the firm or Chambers 4 McKee, never
was In the window glass bnslness, bat operated
a flint house on the Southside.
Mr. Chambers called the meetlngof the asso
ciation for the purpose of settling tbe affairs or
the firm with the association and drawing bis
monev nut of the syndicate pool. This pool was
font -t by the members several years ago for the
purposes of maintaining prices, and each firm
wasreaulred to put up a forfeit of $100 for
every pot they operated. If a member was de
tected cutting rates they forfeited this money.
Mr. Chambers had 40 pots, and there is, there
fore. H0O0 due him rrom the Association. He
announced that, as his firm was no longer a
member of tbe organization, he conld not serve
on tbe Wage Committee, and tendered bis
This action was severelv condemned bv sev
eral manufacturers who were spoken to on the
subject yesterday. One of them said: "He
was not elected a member of the Wage Com
mittee as a representative of the firm of A. &
D. H. Chambers, but as James A. Chambers, a
window glass manufacturer. His partner
never belonged to any manufacturers' associa
tion, and I believe this movement will result in
a special scale for tank furnaces, and in time
the operation of the big factory as a non
THE! WILL W1THDEAW.
Folly 1,000 Plltaburg Coal Mluers to Leavo
N.T. A. 133, K. ofL.
There has been a quiet movement on foot
among the leading members of Subdivision C
K. T. A. 135, K. of L., composed of railroad
coal miners of the Pittsburg district, to with
draw from the National District and form one
of their own. They have become dissatisfied
with the way affairs have been conducted dur
ing the past year, and are - determined to
quit. Nothing was known of their inten
tion until yesterday, when a call was
Issued tor a codventlon to be held in Pittsburg
on July 17. Tbe delegates are instructed not to
elect any representatives to the annual con
vention of National Trades Assembly 135, to bo
held at Wilkesbarre. and tbls means
they will have nothing more to
do with tbe national district.
A prominent member or Suburban 26 was
seen yesterday and said: "We are determined
to leave tbe National district and form one of
our own- If the General Executive Board will
not grant us a charter we will simply leave the
order entirely. If they do we will form a district
and endeavor to strengthen it. We now have five
local assemblies in our division, with a mem
bership ot about 1,000. Tbe members have
been considering tbe matter for some time past
and something definite will certainly be done
at the convention next week."
None of the members would say what had
been done by 135 to cause tbe dissatisfaction.
Fonr More Large Firms Sign
Four more signatures to tbe Amalgamated
Association scale were received at headquar
ters yesterday, three being large Pittsburg
concerns, J. Fainter Sc Sons, Oliver Bros. &
Phillips, and Moor bead Bros. & Co., of the
Vesuvius Iron Works at Sharpsburg. The
other signer was the Union Rolling Mill Com
pany, a large concern of Cleveland, O. Pain
ter's have one of tbe largest iron plants in the
country and Oliver's have three large mills.
The only big firm in tbe city tbat has not yet
signed is Jones & Langhlins, but thny are ex
pected to put their signature to the scale in a
day or two.
A conference or sheet iron men at tbe United
States Tin Plate Works, at Demmler station,
with the firm was held yesterday, but nothing
definite was done. It is believed that this com
pany will sign the Scale this week.
Some or the men are not pleased over the
signing ot the scale so soon, claiming that it is
too hot to work and that they need a rest.
WILL THEEE BE T7AE?
Mdve on the Part of Proprietors to Resume,
Non-Union, nt Homestead.
Tbe Carnegie firm makes its first public an
nouncement this morning, inviting (presum
ably) non-union workmen to come and take the
places of the Homestead Amalgamated Asso
ciation men, who refuse to go to work at the
firm's sliding scale. It will require tbe develop
ments of a day or two probably perhaps
longer to show bow significant this latest
move may be. Chairman Abbott, though twice
sought last evening, could not be seen by a
LOCAL ITEMS, LIMITED
Incidents of a Day la Two Cities Condensed
far Ready Rending.
Mb. George B. Hill went East last night.
CONQBESSMAS E. 8. OSBORNE, Of WllkeS-
barre, is at the Monongahela House.
Charles Cositons, a painter, fell off a
house on Dallas avenue yesterday and broke
Chief Justice Fbllek passed through the
Union depot last night on his way from Wash
ington to umcago.
Fifty children will be brought down from
Oakmont Country Home for the Poor to-day,
and 51 will go up to-morrow.
The Trinity Lutheran Sunday school plcnlo
will be held to-day at Ross' Grove. Trains
leave Fedetal street station.
Yesterday 115 Indians were in the city on
their way West from Carlisle, Pa to spend the
school vacation. They were all fairly edu
cated. The newly-elected officers of Battery B,
Fourteenth and Eighteenth Regiments must
be Inspected bv tbe Examining Board in tho
Monongahela House, July 15, at S.30 P. sr.
Michael Locnovrrcn, who lives on Muriel
street, near Thirteenth, Southside, was badly
burned yesterday while lighting a fire with
oil. The house was damaged by fire also.
Mr. J. C. Scott, of Robinson street, Alle
gheny, was robbed yesterday of about 25 old
French and German coins. They were very
valuable, and were highly prized by Mr. Scott.
The Society for the Improvement of the
Poorheretofore has bad more money than was
reerteil. bnt the donations for tbe Fresh Air
Fund have not been so numerous this summer.
Chaeley Habdt, Isaac Dickson. C. F.
Docdord and John McKee will have a hearing
to-nlrht before Alderman Heinrichs for sellln?
Honor without licenses. McKee is also charged
A max afflicted with typhoid fever was re
moved by the Allegheny police patrol wagon
rrom 89 Harrow street to tho Allegheny Gen
eral Hospital. The City Hall wagon refused to
carry the man.
Adam TBATmrAs; the well-known South
side grocer, went to New York a few days ago
and was taken suddenly ill in that city. Yes
terday Dr. M. A. Arnholt, of the Southside,
left for New York to attend Mr. Trautman.
At 4:12 yesterday afternoon an alarm was
stntln from box 87, caused by a fire in A. W.
V alnwright's frame kitchen on De Sota street,
Oakland. The fire was caused by a defective
flue, and quite a hole was burned in the roof.
Detective Codlsos started last night for
Columbus to bring back Robert Seals, the col
ored man. who ran off Monday night with 100
belonging to Belle Wedlock, and a gold watch
and chain belonging to Mary Graham, lady
friends of his.
WniLE driving a team down Ravine street;
Allegheny, yesterday afternoon. Henry Ocbseq
birt was thrown from his wagon by the horses
running off. He was severely hurt about the
legsandbody and bad to be removed to his
home offspring Garden avenue In the patrol
The residence of Fred J. Heinz, of tbe firm
ot Heinz Bros. & Co., at No. 47 South Fifteenth
street, was entered by burglars between 1 and
fi o'clock yesterday morning. An entrance was
pained through a window in tbe rear. Two sil
ver watches two gold rings, cuff buttons, 120
In money and the keys to the office and safe
William Jexnxbs was committed to jail
last night by Alderman McMasters on a charge
cf larceny, preferred by Thomas Archibald, a
down town saloonkeeper, who alleges that
Jenuers stole 565 from the bar in his saloon
during the temporary absence of the bartender.
Hearing on next Tuesday.
Thomas CARSorr, a well-known contractor
of Allegheny, was leading a horse along Char
tiers street yesterday, wben the animal ran off
and dragged him a considerable distance. Mr.
Carton was cut about tbe head, and received J
several nsa onuses ancuttna pody ana head, I
CHECKED BY A MAYOB
The Corozial FJying Horse Mnst Be
Stabled at 9 0'Clock, P. M.
ITS OWNER OPPOSES HIS HONOB.
Hot Bound to Put Children to Sleep, Even
A THATB-HUSUU FOB ALLEGHE5T.
The corozial or steam flying horse in tbe
Coliseum on Federal street, Allegheny, is
in trouble. Tbe manager of the concern
has been ordered by Mayor Pearson to close
up at 9 o'clock. The reason of this is said
to be the numerous complaints of parents
to the Mayor that their daughters were
staying out very late at that place. They
also say.it is stated, that it is very much
against the moral welfare of their daughters.
For this reason tbe fiery, untamed steed has
been ordered to quit at the above specified
Tbe manager of the "Flying Dutchman" was
seen concerning the order, and said In answer
Mayor Pearson called here on Saturday nlsht
and requested that we close at 9 o'clock. He
stated tbat he had received many complaints thst
children were spending their evenings here, and,
consequently, staying oat late. Now, as far as
this business Is concerned. I say that It Is an
Innocent amusement. It keeps tne young people
off the streets and out of the saloons.
AS TO THE MAYOR.
I Informed tbe Mayor that It was his place to
have an officer here to send these children home
at9o'clock,lf their parents wanted them to go. I
certainly cannot be held responsible to have them
home early. They may as well ask me to take them
home and put them to bed. 1 have made it a
point to expel any person who has not conducted
himself In an orderly manner.
Tbls same business Is carried on In Lancaster,
and in Philadelphia In Fairmont Parks. In tbe
parks at what is known as Lemon Hill or tbe
'Milk House." there are two m operation, run
ning the whole week, bnnday Included. This
certainly proves conclusively that they are con
sidered a moral amusement In that city. It Is not
different In this city.
As to the Mayor. X wlllfollow his suggestion
and close early. This Is not because 1 stand In
awe or him. or because I think tne law would
compel me to close; bnt becanse I wish to leave a
good Impression, as I expect toonen up In Alle
gheny at some future day. Mv lease expires on
the last day of this month, and 1 am then going to
A NEWTHEATEB COMING.
A couple of officials at the Allegheny City
Hall were spoken to concerning tbe closing ot
the concern, and said it was because it keeps
so many young girls out late, and also because
the place is one where a great deal of flirting is
carried on. They refused to state whotber the
order given by the Mayor to close early would
be enforced if tbe management refused to
Tbe old ColIeum is to be torn down at the
first of next month, and in its place a two-story
brick structure will be erected. The building
will be rather handsome, and will havo a front
age on Federal street of 200 feet by about 60 In
tbe rear. The upper story will be occupied by
tbe World's Museum Company, of Columbus,
and tbe first by several bnslness house. There
will also be left a large hall on the first story
which will be used as the old one has been
THE PHI81CAL TBAIMflG IDEA.
Teachers Are First to be Taught, so There
Will be Uniformity.
Dr. Kearns reported at the meeting of the
Central Board last evening that Prof. Jack
man, of tho High School faculty, had offered
to meet the ward school teachers Saturday
mornings during tbo coming school term for
drill in physical science, in order that that
branch may be taught with uniformity in the
schools On Dr. Kearns' motion the teach
ers were urged to attend these meetings.
As teachers ot music Profs. Rinebart and
Cargo were elected. The average attendance
at the schools in Jnne was reported at 20,711,
with 673 teachers.
A petition rrom Prof. Cameron, o the Lib
erty school, for a reclassification on the salary
list, his school having increased, was referred
to the Committee on Teachers and Salaries.
The case or Pror. Riddle, or the Mlnersvllle
school, which is similar, got like reference. It
will make a difference or 1200 a year In the
salaries of these teachers.
It Slay Materialize.
Hon. Alexander Cochran, of St. Louis, for
merly a Congressman from Allegheny City,
passed through the city last night on his way
to Washington. He was at one time connected
with tbe Tehnantepee Hhip Railway, and while
Italking about that project Mr. Cochran said
'that he believed tbe plans would some day ma
terialize, but he was not prepared to state
A Pleasloa Sense
Of health and strencth renewed and of ease
and comfort follows tbe use ot Syrup or Figs,
as it acts in harmony with nature to effectually
cleanse the system wben costive or billons.
For sale In 50c and SI 00 bottles by all leading
NoxwiTHSTAKDnro the heat, the Penn
sylvania Railroad's excursion to the sea
shore on Thursday, July 11, will leave
Union station at 8:55 a. at., arriving at
Philadelphia at 7:50 p. m., where passengers
will remain over night, continuing to sea
shorp following day. Fare for round trip
$10, tickets good ten days. Parlor cars will
be attached to this train. Seats can now be
reserved on application at 110 Filth avenue
office. Take advantage of this low rate,
which gives yon ten days at the seashore
and an opportunity to see the flooded dis
trict of Conemaugh Valley.
Another Mark Down To-Day In the Salt
room. Ladies' white flannel suits reduced from
$20 to $10; white lawn suits, real stylish and
nicely made, $8, downjo $5; $15 suits down
to $10; the finest suits, up to $35, are all re
duced in price; fine French satine suits, $20,
down to $10; gingham suits from $18 to $10;
the "Tuxedo suits," sold everywhere at $18,
reduced to $12. We have these in all colors,
all sizes, all new and fresh, at $12; the price
put on them to-day. They are the best suit
for summer wear, at the mountains, sea
shore or anywhere else, that you can find in
any other kind of suit for summer wear.
Ladies' flannel blouses in great variety,
stripes, fancv and plain colors, at about half
the usual price these are all in the first floor
ot the new suitroom. Come early in the day.
Jos. Hobne & Co.'s
Penn Avenne Stores.
Did Yon See It f
The Great Eastern. Latest straw hat.
Nowhere in the city but at Smiley's.
Pare Wool Underwear Summer Weights.
Allen Solly & Co.'s, and in best Ger
man sanitary wool, the best for travelers
by sea or land. Jos. Horne & Co.'s
Penn Avenue Stores.
1828 Imperial Oporto Port, full quarts.$3 00
18G9 Mackenzie Port, full quarto 2 50
Fine Old White Port, full quarts 2 00
London Dock Port, full quarts 2 00
Burgundy Port, full quarts 1 60
Fine Old Spanish Port, full quarts 1 00
For sale by G. "Yy. Schmidt, 95 and 97
Did Yon See It T
The Great Eastern. Latest straw hat.
Nowhere in the city but at Smiley's.
Some fine white goods in sizes ranging
from $25, $50, $75 to $100 at E. P. Beberts
& Sons', who do the largest diamond bus
iness in the city. "Wsu
Big cats in dress goods 65 pieces reduced
from $1 and $1 50 to 75c a yard.
Boo os Ss Burl.
Did Yea See HT
The great Eastern. Latest straw
I Nowhere in the city.bat at Saailey'.
IKSTEEDAI THE HOTTEST DAT.
Several Cases of Sunstroke Reported 03
Degrees Warn Reached.
As every day for the past week has been re
ported as "the hottest or tbe season," and as
yesterday was said to be the hottest, a call was
made at tbe United States Signal Service office
to learn which day really raised the mercury
highest. The signal service observer stated
that yesterday was the warmest, by several de
grees. The thermometer registered at 8 o'clock 72.
At 12 o'clock it reached the highest point in
the day, that being 80. At 2 o'clock 90 was
also registered, and at 8 last night 86 was felt
by the sweating citizens and the wilted collars.
The maximum about 3 o'clock was 93. Tbe
mean temperature was 82; the minimum, 70;
tbe range. 13; this latter being from 12 o'clock
Monday night to 8 o'clock last night.
Tbe following cases of sunstroke were re
ported, showing that animals suffered more in
numbers than men: George Weible, living at
278 Sawmill alley, Allegheny, was overcome by
the beat yesterday and removed in the patrol
wagon to the General Hospital. His condition
is very serious, and but small hope of his re
covery Is entertained.
Charles Dickinson was taken to the Alle
gheny General Hospital yesterday afternoon,
having fallen in tbe parks from an apparent
sun stroke. There It was learned his aliment
One of tbe horses of J. H. Skelton, the
liver man, dropped dead yesterday afternoon
near the corner of Washington and Maple
streets. Twenty-first ward, while attached to a
carriage In the funeral of Mrs. Fields, of the
A mule owned by Garfield. Fertlg 4 Co.. or
Allegheny, was overcome by the heat on Fed
eral street, Allegheny, yesterday, and rell
down, blockading the street cars for about
hnlf an hour.
A horse owned by J. G. Evans, or Lawrence
ville, was overcome by tbe beat yesterday at
the corner or Forty-fifth and Davidson streets.
Imparted Brandenburg Frere.
Medoc, St. Emilion, St, Estepha, St.
Julien, Margeaux, Pontet Canet, St.
Pierrie, Chateau Leoville, Chateau la
Rosa, Chateau Mouton, Grand Vin Chateau
Margeaux, Grand Vin Chateau Lafitte, by
the case or bottle. G. W. ScnMiDT,
95 and 97 Fifth avenue, city,
Mew Fine Dlaclc Lace Flounclogs To-Day,
And at very low prices. Also black fish
nets for draperies. Bargains here in rem
nants of black flounres.
' Jos. Hobse & Co.'s
Penn Avenue Stores.
Old Sherry, full quarts 60c
Extra Old Sherry, full quarts 75o
Old Port, full quarts 50c
Extra Old Port, lull quarts 75c
Riesling, full quarts 40c
Angelica, full quarts. 60c
Muscatel, full quarts. 60c
Tokay, full quarts 50c
For sale by G. W. Schmidt, Nos. 95 and
97 Fifth ave.
Such bargains in French dress goods and
India silks are remarkable see for yourself.
Boggs & Buhl.
Lovely Stick Pin.
Hundreds of patterns at $1 to $3 and ever
so many new designs in jewelry at E. P.
Roberts & Sons'. wsu
See the FIno Gingham Sails To-Dny,
All away down cloak room, first floor.
Jos. Hobne & Co.'s
Penn Avenne Stores.
Smoke the best. La Perla del Fumar
clear Havana Key West cigars. Sold 3 for
25c by G. W. Schmidt, Nos. 95 and 97 Filth
Silks and Woolen Dress Goods That Are
Great bargains the best way is to come and
see them. Not to be had anywhere else.
Jos. Hoene & Co.'s,
Penn Avenue Stores.
Hekdeicks &-CO., 68 Federal st, Alle
gheny, lead in good work and low prices.
Cabinets, $1 a dozen. armnbs
Come Early Store Closes at S O'clock
These days we want to accommodate every
body, and expect to sell just as many goods,
if we have an hour less.
Jos. Hobke & Co.'s
Penn Avenue Stores.
SE2TO for complete catalogue and price
list to Max Klein. mws ,
Flaxxei, dress shirts.
James H. Aiken & Co.,
100 Fifth ave.
Weakness, Indisposition to Work,
Headache, Dullness, Heaviness,
Lack of Appetite, Constipation,
all Indicate that you need a few doses
of the gennlne
DR. C. McLANES CELEBRATED
They strengthen tbe weak and purify -
They, are prepared from the purest
materials and pnt up with the great
est care by
FLEMING BROS, PITTSBURG, PA.
Be sure you get the genuine. Count
erfeits are made in St. Louis.
WOMEN ARE SAVED
An unpleasant feeling by wearing our
KEEP COOL CORSETS.
Ladies' Gaue Vests reduced from 45c to 15c,
FAST BLACK HOBE,
10c, 15c, 25c and 60c per pair.
T. T. T.
109 Federal Street,
VICTORIA TO PREVENT SICKNESS IN
your family keep the Victoria Natural
Mineral Water, Imported direct to this city
from near Ems, Germany, by Major C w.
.Hjaus, , Heaq oruers ny mail or messenger to
V. W.JBJtAUB, UWJLtBertyAYe, - Jel54-B
HE BEAKS A GOOD ME.
Flemon, tho Alleged Murderer, Well Spoken
Of Mr. Ilollldny Persuaded Him to
Became a Minister.
For an alleged murderer, E. F. Flemon, tn
colored preacher, who was arrested Monday
night In the Wesley Church on Arthur street,
bears a very estimable character among people
who have known him since he hs been In tho
city. Mr. Ball, with whom Flemon has been
staying for the last two years, said yesterday
the man had behaved himself like a gentleman
while living at his borne. 20 Logan street. Then
his acquaintances were seen at tbe Central
Hotel, and most of them remembered him well,
Mr. Smith, the headwaiter. said: "Flemoa
always kept himself aloof from the rest of tho
men and he appeared a man of superior knowl
edge and education."
According to tbe servants' reglster.it appear
that Flemon first went to ork at the hotel in
1SS7. during the month of March, and stayed
there only a month. Albert Thomson, who
was very friendly with Flemon at the time hs
came to the Central, said the man had previ
ously worked at the Union depot, and after ho
left the Central he was at the Boyer for soma
Regarding his career as a preacher, tho
Rev. Mr. HoWiday was seen on Poplar
street, Allegheny. "I made the young
man's acquaintance about two years
ago, when be boarded on Bedford avenue." said
Mr. Holliday. "He told me then that he had
been a local preacher In the Baptist church.
I persuaded him then to join onr church, and
rrom the very first he devoted a great deal of
time to chnrch work. When I saw that he was
in earnest, I advised him to study for the min
istry. He then went to Wilberforce, O., tor
two seasons, and when he got back I gave him
a license as a local preacher in onr church.
Since then his character or behavior has al
ways been the same, and to do the young mam
Justice, I must say that he Is an examplary
In spite or these facts Inspector McAleese
says he is sure or his man. He got a letter
from the Sheriff ot Elizabeth county. South
Carolina, two weeks ago describing the man
minutely, especially mentioning the scar on the
left cheek. The Inspector states tbat be has
had Flemon nnder surveillance for the last ten
uavs. and there is no mistake about him.
Flemon will be brought into court this morn
ing on a writ of certiorari, applied ror bv c. F.
McKenna, Esq., his counsel.
Tax Collections for Jane.
City Treasurer MacFerron, ot Allegheny, re
ports the following collections during tbe
month of June: City taxes, S163.45S 57; water
taxes, 110.034 39; bnslness taxes,S10,768 36: poor
taxes, 21,400,55; High School taxes. $6,115 28;
sinking fund, 16,115 28: sewer, 12,960 01. TotaL
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PENN AVENUE STORES.
BUSIER AND BUSIER.
That's the way it has been thus far this July.
French Satines, this morning, at 15o a yard
The 30c kind, this season's styles.
The 45o "Anderson" Finest Scotch Ginghams)
in high novelties are now 25c a yard here.
The 25c quality fine American Ginghams are
now 15c here.
More of the Printed Lawns at 5c; the" yard
wide Satines at 8c; the Standard Prints at 4c;
the 12c Ginghams at 6c
Over in Wool Dress Goods aisle sea the new
patterns In French Cballis; tbe Challl Mohairs
at 25c; the fancy Mohairs at 25c; the f 1 and II 25
Frencn Pummer Dress Goods at 60c a yard; the
all-wool Dcbelges, 35c, 50c and 60c; the 50-lncb.
Plaid and Striped Fine Wool Suitmgs at 51; tho1
Mohair Mixtures at 35c; the Cream Albatross
at 40c; the Cream Flannel Suitings at 50c; tho
fancy Scotch Shirting and Suiting Flannels as
23c and at 50c.
The cheapest way to buy Ribbons the lot
we have in are of odd lengths plain colon'
The Summer Hats sailors and other shapes
at 25c; the stylish trimmed Bonnets and Hats .
patterns at $i
Parasols J10 50 ones at S3 50 !
The Cambric and Muslin Underwear and
Dressing Sacques;the Summer Corsets; tflV
Traveling Bags and Chatelaine Bags.
The new fancy Lisle Thread Stockings at 50cr
the "fast black" Cotton Stockings at 25c, fa
better than usual.
The new style Blazer Jackets for Ladies; the
"mark downs" in Summer Cloth Jackets; thai
Long Wraps and Dusters, lor travelers; the
all kinds of Summer Suits for Ladles and.
Children; the Flannel and Silk Blouse Waists
f 1 and upward.
Then, the Curtain Room bargains; Curtain
and Lace Bed Sets: also the Embroideries and
Flouncing Laces; the Fish Net Draperies.
Silks Silks Silks we never have sold sa
many as now never so good at the prices sa
now. Buy them now, ot course. J
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