Pittsburg dispatch. (Pittsburg [Pa.]) 1880-1923, August 02, 1889, Page 2, Image 2

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Is Applied by an East End
Physician to Beat Senard.'
When Injected Into the Blood of the
Young as Well as the Old.
lead Dr. Page to Believe That Seacard
Goes Only Half Way.
Dr. Brown-Sequard, or Paris, noted on
two continents on account of the claims he
makes for his new "Elixir of Life," has
a disciple in Pittsburg, who has tried his
treatment of injecting animal tissues into
weak and debilitated people, with the great
est success. This disciple is Dr. Henry A.
Page, an old, reputable physician of the
East End. He said last night that he had
tried Dr. Sequard's treatment on three pa
tients, and that he had fairly created new
men. He says that the half has not yet
been told of this great "Elixir." He adds
that the published experiments of Sequard
are confined to those who were in their dot
age or suffering from decay, while the
he thinks, can be enlarged so as to embrace
different diseases, by injecting the animal
tissues of the corresponding organs of vari
ous animals into the diseased human organs.
He says it can be made to give a man a new
grip on life, and that the great field for the
remedy is among people, and especially
men, who have lived high before they set
tled down in life, spent their
nights at the clubs, robbed themselves
of sleep, attended to sports, society
or other fashionable dissipations, and so
early dwarfed themselves in their physical
growth and visor, and sapped the life-giving
and renewing elements of their constitu
tions, leaving them really to commence life
all broken down in health, because they did
not husband their energies. Hen have thus
deprived themselves of enough vital energy
to last them their lifetime; they have drawn
too heavily and too soon from the reserve
forces of nature; but he believes the remedy
at hand.
Dr. Page has experimented on three men,
and finds that "their cases were at once
made better and a new life imparted to
The doctor explained that "the material
used is selected from young and vigorous
animals, preferably the pic and the aheep.
There is but little distinctive difference as
to the animal selected, so far as results go.
Certain glands are taken, reduced to a pulp
by a process of beating, and the juices being
expressed, they are carefully filtered. When
used a certain amount of pure water is
added, the whole agitated until thoroughly
mixed, then introduced through the medium
of a small syringe under the skin."
He said the process was not painful, but
that it was necessary to exercise the greatest
care that the vitalized medium be fresh and
not in any way impaired through the in
fluence of heat 01 anything hot that produces
chemical action.
The doctor says that the new elixir "will
make the world happier and better," and
that he is satisfied it will do more than Dr.
Sequard has yet claimed for it, in many
ARIdeDown the Ohio River and a Visit to
Qoalnf Old Economy.
The steamer vl vtfiower never carried a
more select and cultured party of excur
sionists than it did yesterday, when the
members of the Columbus Club, the repre
sentative Catholic association of the city,
with their ladies boarded the boat and took
a trip down the Ohio river. The old boat,
which has witnessed hundreds of social
gatherings, seemed to be a thing of life as it
bore the p-irtv out into the stream and
seemed to fairly fly through the water.
The first stop was made at Rochester,
where the party spent about one hour in
specting the town. A number of the
young men engaged in a game of baseball,
in which numerous fingers were disjointed,
etc The party then repaired to the boat,
which was headed for Economy. Upon ar
rival at the latter place the quaint and staid
old villagers took the party in charge, and
there was nothing lacking in their hospi
tality. After spending two hours with the
Economites, the party returned to the city
at 10:20 in the evening. Rev. Father He
Donald, D. D.,of St. Paul's Cathedral, rep
resented the clargy on the outing.
New Cases of Typhoid In Allegheny, bat
Few Fatnl Ones.
Two new cases of typhoid were received
at Allegheny General Hospital -yesterday,
making a total of 40 in that institution.
One new case was reported to the Board of
Health, and several physicians in the Sec
ond ward report that the disease is spread
ing. In some families on East Jefferson
street there are three or four cases, and the
disease has spread to almost every house on
that street.
Few of the cases are proving fatal, and
the physicians state that the epidemic is
possibly not so great as two years ago.
The Cltv to Repavc at Street and Charge
a street Railway.
The Allegheny Street Sewer Committee
last night recommended an ordinance for
the grading and paving of Bavine street;
nlso an ordinance for a lateral sewer on
Hill street; also petitions for a lateral
sewer on Third and Chestnut streets.
City Engineer Ehlers reported that the
city was going to repave East street, torn
up by the People's Park Passenger Com
pany, and charge the same to the company.
Bntlneu and Pleaiarr.
Next Thursday the annual conference of
the passenger agents of the Pennsylvania
Company's lines west of Pittsburg, as also
some of the city agents will be held at Hac
inac Island, Mich. The party will start
from Cincinnati oh Monday morning, and
will start back to Cincinnati on Friday
morning, the 9th inst. It Is proposed to
combine business with pleasure and have a
good time.
Ammonia Almost Killed Him.
A. beer barrel in Spencer & Liddell's
brewery, Twenty-fourth and Smallman
streets, dropped yesterday morning on the
valve of an ammonia tank in the cellar,
breaking the tank and allowing the fumes
to escape. All the men escaped uninjured
except Hax Hobesberger, who inhaled the
fames and was unconscious under a physi
cian's care for an hour, bat will recover.
Bp fames and was unconscious nnder a physi- I
EL cian'a care for an hour, but will recover. I
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The Member of tbo Athletic Association
Have n Grcnt Tournament An Exhibi
tion With n Novel Tennis Game.
It was a tired crowd of young people who
left the Sewickley Athletic grounds last
night after about six hours of exciting recre
ation in the several athletic contests of the
lawn fete and tournament of the Sewickley
Association of Gymnasts. But in spite of
the fatigue, which was apparent on the face
of nearly everybody, it had been a delight
ful time forall, and the gigantic trees which
threw their deep, gaunt shadows over the
assembly, had rarely harbored a happier
lot of athletes under their branches.
The entertainment had been planned to
raise some funds for a club house they in
tend to build. Nearly all of the younger
ladies and gentlemen of fashionable Se
wickley belong to the organization, and, as
usual, their efforts were crowned with suc
cess. They cleared about (300, but gave an
entertainment to 500 guests, which proved a
pleasure to every visitor.
An extensive programme, whose details
were made up of exhibitions from nearly all
the popular outdoor games, was presented.
Four teams of entries were made in the
quoit contest, which opened the tournament
at 4 o'clock. It resulted in a victory for
the second team, composed of Can tain G."W.
Cochran and A. B. Storm. Joseph Mc
Donald -proved to be the best out of six-ball
throwers, firing his ball 108 yards. Arthur
Kevin secured the prize in the sack race
from eight contestants. Edward McMillan,
who made the highest jump of 5 feet 1 inch,
was the victor over seven jumpers. A 100
yard race was won byHr. D. B, Warden,
who made the distance in lOJi' seconds, ac
cording to two watches.
The three-legged race, a contest which
afforded a great deal of amusement, was
won by Bobert Miller and Joseph W. Ar
rott. Mr. John Semple proved to be the
highest kicker, and secured a miniatnre
moon as a prize for his effort to reach that
planet with his toes. Eight young men at
tempted to climb the greasy pole, but it was
too greasy and nobody got to the top.
The most interesting part of the pro
gramme, and an exhibition "which has never
before been performed in this part of the
country, was a burleoque game of tennis!
The two sets were composed of tour gentle
men arrayed in the most grotesque of ladies'
dresses. Their capers and antics created a
great deal of laughter. Messrs. George C.
Whitesell and Charles L. Doyle were the
A promenade concert by the Sewickley
Banjo Trio, and a game of tenpins bv seven
ladies and six gentlemen 'concluded the
The grounds were prettily decorated with
flags and bunting, and the Chinese lanterns
gave them a very picturesque appearance
during the evening. A number of booths
bad been put np, and were presided over by
the young ladies. The ice cream,the candy,
gipsy and lemonade booths were constantly
thronged by liberal customers.
Johnstown Relief to be Distributed am Rap
Idly as Possible.
James B. Scott states that money con
tributions to the relief of Johnstown will
be paid ont as speedily as possible, and to
this end Secretary Kremer will take the
place of Judge Cummin, who is sick at
Cresson. Mr. Scott explains that Governor
Beaver meant when be said that (500,000
appropriated at Cresson was about all in
the treasury, that the amount was all re
maining after the expense oi Adjutant Gen
eral Hastings' administration was liqui
dated. Soon after that Pittsburg gave him
$400,000 and Philadelphia (500.000.
Mr. Scott said that' Dr. Beale's criticism
before the commission relative to the delay
in giving out the money was caused by a
misapprehension, and that the doctor before
he left the room got an explanation which
satisfied him.
Attorney Reed Talks Abont the Booth Fork
Damage Suits.
James H. Beed, Esq., left last evening for
N,ew York. Mr. Beed is the attorney for
the South Fork Fishing Club, and when
asked if anything had been done about the
damage suits said: "No, there has not been
anything done yet and I do not see, as I
have stated before, what can be done. The
cases will not come up for trial until next
spring, if the peome up then."
When asked if he did not think the suits
had been entered hope of ina voluntary
compromise, he said there would be no com
promise of any kind in the matter. The
large number of dams which have been
swept laway recently he thought, helped
their side of the case, in public opinion.
Movements of PItttbarirera and Others of
Wide Acquaintance.
Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Gill, No. 204 Arch
street, Allegheny, yesterday celebrated the
thirteenth anniversary of their wedding. Al
derman Thomas Tatem (the Daughters of Re
becca) Lodge, No. 13S, L O. O. F., wero present.
Messrs. E. Legard and H. C. Mendel did the
U. S. District Attorney Lyon will ap
ply for two more assistants, one in the northern
part of the district and another in the office,
T. B. Alcorn, Esq., remaining. There were
formelry two, bat the Democracy dropped one,
Mr. Cameron, who officiated in Tioga county.
Colonel Glenn, Superintendent of the
County Home, celebrated the fiftieth anniver
sary of his birth y ester.' ay. lie was visited by
Company K, First Pennsylvania Regiment,
which no commanded during the war. They
had with them their old flag.
Percy G Digby, the genial Law Libra
rian, will, with his wife and son, leave for a
summer resort near Latrobo next Monday, to
be gone ten days. In consequence the Alle
gheny County Law Library will be closed just
ten days.
Mrs. Cahill, a well-known milliner,
was taken suddenly 111 on Sunday evening.
For a time her condition was considered criti
cal. She was unconscious all evening, bhe is
now on the road to recovery.
Mrs. C. B. McLean and her two chifc
dren, of Wincblddle avenue. East End. left
for Cleveland yesterday to visit Mr. Crosby,
grandfather of Mrs. McLean, who is 84 years of
age. -
Thomas G. Williams, of the Pennsylva
nia Company telegraph department, who has
been spending the past two weeks at the sea
shore, returned borne yesterday.
Ex-United States Marshal John Hall,
of Washington, Pa., who was in the city yester
day conferring with Benator Quay, departed
for borne last night.
Dr. E. A. Wood, of the Soutbside, who
has bad such a long siege of illness, is convales
cing and has gone with his family to Bedford
Lawrence Wcanning has returned from
an extensive trip, including Mountain Lake
1-ark, East Virginia and other points south.
District Attorney Walter Lyon left,
last evening, for NewYorJc, to bring home Mrs.
Lyon, who is now in the metropolis.
J. Y. Rose, of Sharon, and family,
passed through the city last night on their
way to Orean Urove, N. J.
J. & B. Milholland will make the
machinery for the power house of the Pleasant
Valley Railway Company.
E. M. Ferguson, Esq., was among the
passengers on the Eastern express last evening
to New York.
J. Wesley Kinnear and wife leave early
for Chautauqua. They will remain thero about
a month.
Miss EmmaGrine has gone to St Louis,
and from there she goes northwest to St. Paul.
Dr. J. P. McCord, wife and daughter
are spending the summer at Atlantic City.
H. W. Hartman, of Beaver Falls, went
to New York last evening.
Major E. A. Hontooth returned yester
day from Atlantic City.
B. H. Gulick and wife returned from
Europe last evening.
Bobert B. Gaw and Charles Stewart are
off for Ireland.
After Being Spirited Away From a
Large Crowd in tlio Dart, .
Lively Scenes From Jail to Central and
Thence to the Train.
Without any of the predicted disturbance
without even an ordinary up'oar
Flemon, or Yeldell, was last night conveyed
from the Central station to the Baltimore
and Ohio depot and there safely shipped on
board a south-bound train. The day selected
was a good one, as the great bulk of the
colored people had been celebrating the an
niversary of West Indian slave emancipa
tion, and very few had returned to town
in time to witness the departure of
their six weeks' hero. Seidell snent
the day in the Central police station,
reading the Bible, and nerving himself for
the great strain which is before him; having
been previously and quietly transferred from
the jail. He was thoroughly reconciled to
his departure, and expressed a hope that his
colored brethren would create no useless
disturbance by riotous conduct or at
tempted rescue, which, as he himself said,
would only prejudice the public against
A crowd began to grow about 8 o'clock
around the doors of the Central station, and
by 80 the sidewalks were blocked np, and
dense gronps were massed along Smithfield
street in the direction of the Baltimore and
Ohio depot.
Within the station a consultation was
going on as to the beat means to elude the
crowd; and a plan was speedily formulated.
Officers were dispatched to circulate the rumor
that the prisoner was to leave by the Union
depot, and they did their work so well that
the greater part of the crowd at once set off
in that direction. A chat was obtained
with Yeldell, and he seemed in rather good
spirits, though evidently a bit nervous.
As the station clock struck 9 word was
passed for Officer Patrick Fitzgerald, and
after the lapse of some minutes that indi
vidual turned up. He was at once hand
cuffed to Yeldell, and, the wagon being by
this time in attendance, the pair were
'hustled into the outer office and thence to
the street. A drnnken woman beinc Lroncrht
in jostled Yeldell as he passed, and the po-
lite minister tooit u uis uat wiui ai? irec
hand and begged her pardon. In a few
seconds more the prisoner and Officer Fitz
gerald were safely seated in the wagon,
which set off up Smithfield street at a quick
trot. Knowing ones made tracks for the
B. & O. depot, but the bulk of the crowd
followed tbe wagon.
Subsequent events proved .their mistake,
for the wagon dashed down to Sixth avenue
and wheeled suddenly up Wood street, in
the direction of the river. A howl of anger
went up from the crowd, and instantly every
face was turned riverward and every nerve
strained to reach the Baltimore and Ohio
depot, but all too late. .
Had the mob in the streets reached the
depot in time and mixed with the crowd
already there, a riot must of necessity have
ensued. As it was, everything went off
most quietly, and the rare tact of the police
was conspicuously displayed.
A few minutes previous to the arrival at
tbe depot, by a preconcerted measure the
electric lights on the platform of the depot
were extinguished, and but for those shining
in the waiting rooms the place would have
been in utter darkness. As soon as it be
came known that the wagon had arrived, a
rush was made for the barrier, so as to get a
look at the now notorious Yeldell, but the
depot officials, aided by tbe officers, quietly
cleared a lane, and the prisoner,
still linked to Paddy Fitzgerald,
and followed by the officers and
newspaper men, was ushered through the
gate and escorted to a seat in the foremost
car of the six. As Yeldell settled down,
guarded on one side by Fitzgerald and on
tbe other by uoo JJennlson (ootn or whom
go on to tne state line wltn mm;, ana tol
kwed by Inspector McAleese, Boger
O'Mara, the South Carolinians, Jack- He-
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Tighe, Sol Coulson and other special officers,
a line of heads looked out from the win
dows of the train at the unaccustomed pro
ceeding. tiiey didn't ktow not.
But very few of the passengers seemed to
know of the celebrity whom they were to
have as a traveling companion. Arrived at
tbe foremost car, which contained but few
Eassengers, Yeldell was led to a seat and
andcuffed to its arm by Boger O'Mara,
who then affixed tbe shackles to his feet.
The deputies seated themselves in the seat
behind and had a levee of about five min
utes' duration, during which handshakes
were exchanged with the acquaintances
among the officers and newspaper men, and
hones tendered them of as pleasant a Jour
ney as could be wished for under the cir- J
cumstances. xeiaeu at tnis point
bade good-by to an intelligent
colored man who came there
to see him off, telling him not to forget to
write to a certain address. His friend as
sured him of his compliance with his wish,
and raising his hand aloft, cried out:
"May the God of Isaac and Abraham see
you safely home, and send vou better luck
in Carolina than you had in Pennsylvania."
Yeldell bore himself throughout with a
coolness almost bordering on indifference,
and smiled in response to some remarks that
were made anent his journey. A few mo
ments more and the conductor came along.
"All aboard!" rang out from the brakemen,
and at 920, sharp on time, tbe Southern ex
press pulled out for South Carolina. So fell
the curtain on tbe first scene of this now
famous extradition case.
Yeldell, before going, said he had nearly
as many friends in South Carolina as he
had in Pittsburg. He spoke gratefully of
the efforts made by Pittsburg colored men
to secure his acquittal. -Questioned about
the killing of Blackwell, he refused to give
anr information. All the false 'reports
which had appeared iu print about that
affair would, he said, be contradicted at the
proper time.
Geeat reductions in ladies' suits and tea
gowns. A few gingham, satine and white
suits at less han half price.
Ladies' Suit Paklobs,
Tims- 29 Fifth are.
Scene on the Way to the Station.
Two Drunken Women Arrested With Two
Nearly Starved Children.
Agent Dean, accompanied by Inspector
McAleese, yesterday fonnd lying drunk in
a hoVel at No. 17 Strawberry alley.a woman
and a little 18-months-old boy sitting on the
floor, almost naked. The room was sicken
ing. The woman is Mrs. Kcefe. After
she and the child had been taken to Central
station and the child washed, it was
found to be black and blue in
patches all over its face and neck,
where it had been cuffed about or
fallen over. It- was almost starved, and,
when taken up to the matron's room,
snatched up a piece of meat the cat had been
eating and devoured it like a famished wolf.
The child had beautiful leatures, and seemed
to have been of good parents.
A short time later another woman and a
child, 5 months old, were found in the place,
having eluded the officers on the first visit.
Her name is Mrs. Lizzie Dickinson, alias
Overfelt. This child was likewise nearly
famished, and its life js despaired of by the
Dli Funeral Yesterday Attended by a Great
The funeral of Jacob Boyer, of No. 13
Diamond Square, which took place at 3
o'clock yesterday afternoon, was the largest
seen on the Southside for a great while.
There were 35 carriages and 18 buggies in
the funeral cortege. Tho remains were in
terred in the Southside' Cemetery. Mr.
Boyer was the first German butcher in old
South Pittsburg, where ho located abont
Bat on Ruch's Dill, Were Theno Two Play
ing: Cards for Lucre.
Balph Wever and William Brown were
arrested by Officer Deahl yesterday after
noon and lodged in the Eleventh ward sta
tion house charged with playing cards for
money on Buch's Hill. They will be given
a hearing before Police Magistrate Mc
Kennathis morning.
Bitten by a Newfoundland Doc
Ellsie Murry, who lives on Boston street,
was playing near her home last evening
when a large Newfoundland dog belonging
to a neighbor jumped at her, hiring a piece
out of her shoulder and inflicting an ugly
wound. The dog was shot by Officer Sulli
van. Still In the Dark Abont Lights.
The Allegheny Gas Committee last night
approved of bills to the amount of J17,
198 93. A long debate took place on the
electric light contracts and specifications.
The Controller was authorized to advertise
for bids.
Mayor Pearson Like Mayor McCallln.
Mayor Pearson may veto the ordinance
passed by Allegheny Councils to pave Fed
eral street with asphalt block. The Mayor
says Federal street needs paving and cannot
await such experiments.
Incidents of a Day In Two Cities Condensed
for Ready Heading.
A southsisx German was fined by Judge
Brokaw, and Sergeant McCleary went home
with the man to get his fine. The prisoner took
a key from the door and unlocked a cabinet
and took a key from it. Both, were used to
open a trunk. In the bottom of the trunk was
a Key which unlocked another trunk. In tbe
bottom of tbe last nnder a pile nf clothing was
a dinner bucket with a tray in it, and under
the trav was a large sum in notes. The money
was well hidden.
TnsStowo Club, composed of lawyers and
part of tbe judiciary, returned yesterday from
tbe annual encampment on Sparrow Lake,
Canada, The members spotted a number of
American defaulters, among them the 145,000
absconding bank teller of Butler, and the lata
treasurer of Cleveland. Tbe former Is a clerk
In a music storo in Toronto. Cleveland's ex.
treasurer Is existing magnificently. '
Joseph HcGkeoor Is colored, and his wife.
Mary, white. Mary got boozy, and, in conse
quence, cam e before Alderman Porter. Officer
Packer attempted to take her to the Twelfth
ward station yesterday, but she went to sleep
on his bands, and his efforts to awake her
attracted 00 people. She was finally carted
away In a patrol wagon.
Jam es Gable, aged GO years, a brakeman on
a tube works shifter, while attempting to make
a coupling on a curve yesterday morning, was
caught and crushed to death. Owing to the
position cf tbe approaching cars thedrawheads
passed each other, thus causing the squeeze.
A ktjmbkb of druggists were at the
Becorder's office yesterday, under the im
pression that that was the proper place to reg
ister as pharmacists. They were all instructed
that the State Board of Pharmacy was the
place to apply. Tc-day is tbe last day.
Contbaby to expectation, the new broom in
dustry at the Riverside Penitentiary was not
given a trial yesterday, owing to a discovery of
several defects in the arrangements. It is very
likely, however, that either to-day or to-morrow
a trial will be made.
Heitby Stenkei, was exonerated by Alder
man Foley yesterday of tbe charge of assault
and battery preferred by Elizabeth Webbe.
Mr. Stenkel was not out skiff-riding with the
woman, and he claims that, nnder lust provo
cation, he shoved her off his boatbouse.
Wheit the Randall Club hold their annual
fete next Wednesday, at Silver Lake Grove, it
will be preceded by a parade of the various
county Democratic clubs. The route will be
Sixth avenue to Grant, Fifth avenue and Mar
ket street. .
United States Dkptjtt Mabsiiai, Cham
bers left yesterday for Altoona, to bring back
John Slpes, who was arrested there, after
jumpingSLOOO bail, and is under indictment for
counterfeiting in Clearfield and Blair counties.
Captain- Riciiaed Brqphy intimates that
Mr. Adam Paull, wasn't very much robbed.
It is held that to carry 400 worth of clothing a
wagon would be needed, and the police on the
beat say they didn't see any.
Stbxet Commissioner Hunter is making
it decidedlf lively for people who have rigs
standing on Daqaesne way. In the last raid
threo horses, two bnggies and a milk wagon
were captured.
Mast Southslders refuse to use tbe natural
gas meters of the Philadelphia Gas Company,
and are transferring their patronage to the
Manufacturers' Gas Company, which does not
use meters.
TheW. & Dewees Wood Company has se
cured 110.000 of the stock of tho McKeesport
Railway Company. Tbe road will be electri
fied and extended across tho river to Dravos
burg. It Is denied that typhoid fever is sufficiently
prevalent in Spring Garden borough to create
panic. One man. E. M. Lenzer. died, and there
are four other cases, but none said to be seri
ous. The Board of Awards will meet to-morrow
afternoon to let a number of contracts, and it
is exoected that tbe Forbes street paving
troublo will be amicably settled.
ABOTnamed Anthony Carollskl fell yester
day on the P.,V. 4C.E.R. and broke his arm.
He was taken to his home on Marlon street,
The Mark Twain Rod and Gun Club will
leave on Snnday night for Clayton, near the
Thousand Isles, and stay In camp for a month.
It Is said there is now no doubt that all tbe
Exposition bonds will be taken. Manager
Johnston was busy assigning space yesterday.
The 24-inch pipes for Oliver Bros', natural
gas Ine. rnnnicg from Bellevernon to tbe
Southside, are being strung along tbe line.
Lewis Siieixowittz, of Flfty-secondstreet,
and Mrs. Bicker are charged with selling liquor
without license, tbe latter in Allegheny.
Paul Antenob was thrown from a horse in
Allegheny, yesterday, and had his arm badly
hurt. He was taken to th e hospital.
The Guarantee Company of North America
has paid $5,000, the amount or Harry Flann'a
bond, to the Marine National Bank.
The Monongahela Gas Company has laid
3,000 feet of gas main, beginning at Maple creek
and working toward the Southside.
Geobqe W. Rice, Chief Engineer of tbe
Citizens' Traction Company, has been made
The Finance Committee failed, to Secure a
quorum yesterday.
OverOne-Fonrth of tbe Miners in the
Begion Are Now Out.
A Complete List of tbe Ovens That Have
Been Thrown Idle.
The beginning of the cokers' strike in the
Connellsrille region materialized yesterday,
as per programme, and at 4 o'clock In the
afternoon abont 2,500 men were out. Over
2,000 of these were Frick men, who, it is
claimed, had signed a scale with their em
ployer, to run until January 31, 1890.
The strike was not as extensive as some of
the labor leaders expected. The mass meet
ing at Connellsville, however, drew an en
thusiastic crowd. This had the effect of
getting quite a number of men to lay down
their tools. At several works committees of
strikers tried to get men to join them; but,
in the majority of cases, were unsuccessful.
The operators were jubilant last evening,
seeing the majority of their men refused to
go out. They claimed the strike was a fiz
zle, the total number of men out was less
than one-fifth of those in the region.
The following are the names of the mines
where the men struck. Tbisreport was fur
nished by the operators, who received their
information from their superintendents on
the ground:
At the works of the Frick Company in the
Bradford district, about 2,000 men struck. This
will throw Idle about the same number of
ovens. The 200 men at the Buckeye Works,
owned by the Connellsville Company, also went
out. The same number were employed at the
Central Connellsville W orks, which is jointly
owned by Messrs. Frick, Schoonmaker and
McClure. They were among tho first to go ont.
The following, works were reported to be
running full time:
Tbe Standard, owned by Frick A Co., 1,000
men; tbe works of McClure A Co., 1,500 men,
and Schoonmaker. 1,500; the Mammoth, owned
br J. W. Moore, 550 men; United, owned by tbo
United Coal and Coke Company. 325 men;
Hecla, at Hecla station, 300 men; Mutual, 200
men; Calumet, 200 men. All of the mines on
tbe Sewickley branch road are also reported to
be running without a break.
At a number of the works where the men
were on strike it was reported that the su
perintendents tried to secure a number of
Hungarians to take the placesof the strikers,
but that they refused.
H. C. Frick, when seen by a Dispatch
reporter yesterday, said: "I am utterly
surprised that our men should co on a strike
in the face of the agreement we made with
them. The contract binds them to work at
the price agreed to 85 cents until the
scale expires. This is tbe first time I ever
knew an agreement of this kind to be vio
lated by any class of workingmen. So tar
the strike has not been a success, and I do
not anticipate that any more men will go
"Will the number of men out have any
effect on the market? Will there be enough
men working to supply the demand lor
coke?" Mr. Frick was asked.
"There certainly will be enough to easily
meet the demand for the product. The
number of meu out represents a little more
than one-sixth of those in the region. At
present there is a large snrplus stock of
coke on the market, and even if we did not
have enoueh men to make enough to fill
orders, this stock would last us quite a
The following special telegram from Scott
dale last evening brought additional details
of the strike:
The strike in this region Is now an assured
fact, and while not as many of the works are
idle as was expected, there are enongh to
make the men reasonably certain of success
in the end. Tbe following works are reported
Charlotte. Clinton. Davidson, Eagle Fonndry,
Frick. Henry C'laj Morgan. Summit, Tiptop,
Valley and White, of the 1L C. Frick Coke Com
pany; Buckeye, of A. (!. Cochran Coke Company;
Central, of the Central Connellsville Coke Com
pany; Dexter, of J. It. Stanffer JtCo.: Franklin,
u. A...'.v.a.ca aiifti uvuicivi utauuci on unci,
Lcmont, of Robert lloicsett; Southwest, of the
.. v iri.B a. ... . tj.ma nr w.khM'ak m, n'ii.,
bouthwest Coal and Cote Company; btewart. of
the Stewart Iron Company; Tyrone, of Laughlln
& Co.: Unlondale, of Held Bros.: Wbwler, of
Cambria Iron Company; Youngstown, of J. M.
Schoonmaker Coke Company.
Reports have been received to tbe effect that
Donnelly.Mayfield and Enterprise works, of tbe
McClure Coke Company.vwould be idle to-morrow
or Saturday. It is also claimed that tbe
men at tbe Jtmtown works of tbe Schoon
maker Coke Company will come out to-mor.
One of the most peculiar features of the
strike is that while all the employes of the
Frick Company, except those at the Standard
works, came cut without paying any attention
to the provision of tbe Frick scale, a Standard
man said to-day that at a meeting of tbe men
at that place last night it was decided to give
the company tbe notice required. A promi
nent striker said that the reason for this was
that nearly all the men at Standard wero mem
bers of the National Progressive Union, and
that they had been advised by President Davis
to give the notice.
The following was recaived at 1 o'clock
this morning from Connellsville:
The strike returns received at a late hour
to-night show that of the 77 coke plants in tbe
region 20 are Idle by the strike. They are as
Buckeye, 160 ovens: Charlotte 87, Clinton 44,
Central 204, Davidson, W6, Dexter 40, Eagle So,
FoundrayOT, Franklin 50, Frick ISO, Henry Clay
120; Home 20, Lcmont 134, Lelth 234, Morgan 163,
Overton 110, Stewart 120. Summltt 142, Tip Top 121,
Valley 152, Unlondalo 78, White 20O, Youngstown
240. MorreHOO, Wheeler ICO, total 3,658 ovens idle,
or a little over one-fourth of the total number of
ovens In the region.
The men at Bessemer, Cora, Donnelly, May
field. Mt.Braddock, Pennsvllle and Southwest
No. 1 are expected to come out in tho morning.
If the last named works are Included In the
idle ovens tbe number of ovens will be in
creased to 4,672. The men at alarge number of
the works, notably those of McClure Sc Co., are
hesitating whether to. come out or not.
A big meeting was held at New Haven this
afternoon. It was addressed by Secretary
Watcborn, John Costello atui others. Julius
Sydow addressed tbe Slavonic element.
To-night tho samo speakers addressed
a large meeting at Trotters, At
a meeting of the National Progres
sive Union held at these works on Tuesday
erenlnz, tbe action of tbe Knights of Labor in
declaring the strike was vigorously con
demned, and they unanimously declined to
continue work. The meeting to-night has bad
a reactionary effect; and it is probable that
they will Join the force of strikers in tbo morn
ing. Meetings were also held at Southwest
No. 1, Mayfleld and Donnelly to-night. These
works are in tbe douole-fnll column, and it Is
expected they too will come out in tho morn
ing. The labor organizations are divided on
tho point at issue. Tbe opposition the Na
tional Progressive Union has developed against
the efforts of the Knights, not only preclude
tho possibility of the strike becoming general,
but will doubtless bring it to an early termi
He Says tbe Outlook far tbe Future Is Not
The annual report of President Bodine, of
the Window Glass Workers' National Asso
ciation, was received in this city yesterday.
In his treatise on the future, President
Bodine says the outlook is not at all encour
aging, owing to the large increase of stock
by reason of the new tank and pot furnaces.
The total nnmber of pots in operation was
1,660, an increase of 108 pots over last year.
He estimates the product for 1889 at 3,218,
880 boxes, 823,644 of which will be made
in this city. This is an Increase of 00,000
boxes over last year Referring to the tank
system, which is now troubling the manu
facturers in this vioinity. President Bodine
Tanks will be constructed at Brlrtgeton, N.
J., and Streator, 111. Importers in New York
cannot place more than ISner cent ol first and
second quality; hence they are being largely I
shut out of the American market by the retro-J
r - '-Bv. -jpr ' iinc:
grade of quality In foreign? glass. D.H. Rob
erts has established a profitable business In
American natural gas made glass In New York,
and has driven out considerable French glass.
As 18 Is to 75 Is the proportion of tank made
glass. The pot furnaces furnish 75 per cent of
first and second qnality, and tho tank furnaces
did not furnish IS per cent of first quality.
While the tanks may make production, they
cannot make as good quality as pot furnaces.
Captain Jones Wants a Board of Arbitration
Bow They Are to Work English Capi
tal Is Not Needed Here.
Captain William R. Jones, General Man
ager of the Edgar Thomson Steel Works,
left last evening for Milwaukee, Wis., to
purchase several engines for use at the
Braddock mills. While at the Union sta
tion waiting for the limited express, tbe
Captain dropped out of his usual taciturn
mood and unburdened his mind of a num
ber of questions that are agitating the in
dustrial world at present. In speaking of
the strikes and lockouts among the iron
workers, he suggested a plan which he
claimed wonld prevent any further strug
gles of this kind between capital and labor.
The Captain said:
My idea of preventing strikes, which always
prove disastrous to both tbe employer and em-
Sloyes, is to have a board of arbitration in this
tate. something similar to tbe one now la ex
istence in New York State. I would like to
see tbe board composed of five men, composed
of such as form the judiciary of the State.
Whenever a crowd of employes become dissat
isfied with their wages or treatment and can
not settle the matter satisfactorily with their
employers, they must refer it to the
board. The latter will be clothed
with the authority to inspect the books of
the employer, and if it is a question of wages,
let them decide what is fair and equitable. In
a large manufacturing establishment this conld
be dono very easily. Say for instance that tho
employer be allowed 10 per cent profit on what
be turns ont or has invested In his plant. They
would also take Into consideration what skill
is required to do a certain class of work and
base the wages accordingly. In some mills
there are men receiving as high as $7,000 and
$8,000 per year. They are supposed to do man
ual labor, but by the introduction of new ma
chinery their labor is cut down almost to
nothing. If the board of arbitration was in ex
istence these men wonid be cht down to abont
5.000 per year, and tbe difference given to the
poor laboring bands who now receive less than
tl 50 per day.
Laws shonld be passed making it compulsory
to refer all these labor questions to tbe board
and their decision must settle the matter. Any
violation or non-acceptance of their decision
npon the part of both employer and employe
would be made a penal offense. If an employe
Is not satisfied with the way the case Is settled,
then he has no alternative bat to quit and go
elsewhere. 1 think this would be far better
than to organize a striko by which both sides
lose time and money they never regain. The
scbome works all right in New York State and
there is no reason why It should not work here.
Sneaking of the general outlook for rail
road building, based on orders the company
has received for rails, the Captain called the
prospects very bright. The many recent
failures of mercantile interests, he said,
caused a very shaky condition of affairs,
and ii so many failures had occurred within
the same time 16 years ago they would have
caused a panic.
Captain Jones is much opposed to invest
ments of English capital in American
manufactures. He says there is plenty of
American capital here "to take care of every
thing, and every scheme the English started
in this country, for some reason, fell
Non-Unlonlsti Most Go, and tbe 5-Cent
Shavers Likewise.
The Barbers' Protective Association last
night adopted a resolution that on and after
Augcst 10 no union boss shall employ a
journeyman barber who is not a member of
the union. All the members will be re
quired to take outworking cards before that
Besolutions were also passed appealing to
labor organizations and workingmen in gen
eral not to patronize 5-cent barber shops, of
which, it is understood, there are a couple
in the city, and not to patronize shops that
keep open after 8 o'clock in the evening.
A New Window Glass Farnnce.
Able, Smith & Co., have just com
pleted a new furnace at their window glass
house at the foot of South First street. It
contains 16 meltine pots, and was built, by
Dixon & Wood. It will not be Mown in
until about September 1.'
. For Brutally Klcktnir a Bay.
William Vessel, of Thirty-third street,
brutally kicked a boy named Brady, it is
alleged, who was picking up apples on his
property. The boy had to be taken home in
the patrol wagon, and it was found, on ex
amination, that he was injured in the
breast. Vessel was arrested and placed
under 500 bail for a hearing on Saturday.
Tery III on a Cable Car.
W. B. Swift, whose home is at East Liver
pool, O., was taken suddenly ill on a cable
car on Penn avenue, near Twenty-sixth
street, yesterday afternoon. He was con
veyed to the Twelfth ward police station and
from there to the West Penn Hospital. The
sickness arose from an internal injury which
Mr. Swift suffered a year since.
Fall n Male' Tall, aad Get a Kick.
Willie Kissock, 6 years old, residence No.
31 Gunn street, pulled a mule's tail at 1
o'clock yesterday afternoon. At an in
definite time subsequent the mule kicked
and now little Willie is in bed with a
broken leg.
Nineteen Clergymen Will be Sorry.
The 20 applicants for the position of pas
tor at the McClure Avenue Presbyterian
Church, Allegheny, will be informed who
has been chosen by the church next week.
Ble Cat In Untes to Denver
Via Union Pacific Railroad. Commencing
Thursday, August 1, all ticket agents will
sell first and second class tickets over the
Union Pacific Railroad, via Council Bluffs
and Omaha or Kansas City, at a reduction of
over 54 to Denver, Colorado Springs, Pueblo
and other points in Colorado; Cheyenne.
Rawlins and Laramie, Wyo. T.; Ogden and
Salt Lake City, Utah, and to Hailey,
Idaho. Four daily trains to Denver via
Union Pacific. For rates of fare, maps and
full particulars call on or address H. E.
Passavant or Thomas S. Spear, T., F. and P.
Agents, 400 Wood st, Pittsburg, Pa.
Do Yon Want to Go to tho Sea Shore
On the Pennsylvania Railroad's special
train August 8, or the evening trains. The
special train leaves at 8:50 a. it., with parlor
cars attacnea, and tne evening trains leave
at 4:30, 7:15 and 8:10 r. M., with sleeping
cars attached.
You can now purchase your tickets with
the privilege of Atlantic City, Cape May,
Ocean City or Sea Isle City. Secure your
parlor seats and also yonr sleeping car scats.
Rate is $10, tickets good for 10 days.
Imported Port.
1825 Imperial Oporto Port, full quarts.$3 00
1869 Mackenzie Port, full quart 2 CO
Fine Old White Port, full quarts 2 00
London Dock Port, full quarts 2 00
Burgundy Port, full quarts 1 50
Fine Old Spanish Port, full quarts.... 1 00
For sale by G. W. Schmidt, 95 and Vfl
Fifth ave.
Baboain seekers, come to the front All
summer goods below cost. Jersey ribbed
vests, 10c up; girls' calico dresses, 7c up;
white dresses, 15c up; summer corsets, 49c;
calico basques, 25c; wrappers, 50c to (1;
Jerseys and blouses, 25c up; infants' slips,
coats and caps at cut prices. Busy Bee
Hive, cor. Sixth and Liberty.
Iron City Beer
Is pronounced by competent judges to be
unexcelled for purity, excellent flavor and
wholesomeness. Take no other. To be had
at ail first-class bars, or direct from tbe
makers. Fbauexheih & Vilsack.
Telephone 1186.
J a in i . Ml. .J. T f.l Y).
VA.AUIJ&X pQDWS, (K7U per UUi A11C3 Up
ular Gallery, 10 and 12 Sixth st, mwpsu
mm JS7S5 'DEii:
He Says So Tery Emphatically and
Compromise Looks Far Off.
Be's In the Bace, He Says, in Spite of Bosses,
, andPlinn Is With Him.
Senator Quay went back to Bearer county
at 4:30 P. 21. yesterday, after spending the
day in the city, calling on friends among
the business people and receiving the visits
of politicians and others in room 123 at the
Seventh Avenue Hotel.
There was a great deal of activity appar
ent among the political forces on either side
and men went about in a manner that indi
cated there was. something afoot, though
nearly everyone, when questioned, felt free
to admit that he didn't know just what
might or might not be. Mr. Flinn was seen
during the afternoon, and knew so little that
it was positively painful.
"Have yon called on Quay?" inquired
the reporter.
"No. sir," he replied.
"Have yon been negotiating with him for
harmony, or for a settlement of the post
office?" Mr. Flinn said he hadn't been.
Later Mr. Quay was seen, and admitted
that he had met Mr. Flinn, casually.
"Did he call on you?"
"No," said the Senator, "he didn't."
"May I inquire where you saw him?"
"I don't care to talk politics to-day," re
turned Mr. Quay, with a pleasant smile.
The reportorial intrusion on Mr. Q uay
was a surprise to that gentleman. The clerks
in the office stated in their official capacities
that the statesman from Beaver wasn't in.
Bat he was, nevertheless, and James S. Mc
Kean was just coming out of the door, smil
ing as though something pleasant had been
said, as The Dispatch reporter entered.
United States District Attorney Lyon and
Chief Clerk, Morrison, of the House of Eep
resentatives, were in the room, and the con
sultation seemed to be an earnest one.
'Mr. Quay's prospective candidacy for 1892
could not be brought to light. Neither
could any other political information of any
value. Mr. Quay said, however, that he
was enjoying good health aad expected to
for some time to come.
After the visit to Mr. Quay Mr. Flinn
was again seen and asked further concern
ing a confer ence between himself and Sen
ator Quay.
"I am in no deal whatever," said Mr.
Flinn, and then, as the reporter began to
ask another question, he stated with good
natured emphasis: "You can say I am in
no deal whatever."
Turning to a friend, Mr. Flinn remarked:
"I've still got my eye on that seat in Har
risburg." John Neeb soon disposed of all rumors
that he was to be removed from the Sena
torial race in Butan's district. He stated
emphatically that he was a candidate for
tbe Senate, and intended to continue to be a
candidate. "Neither bosses nor anyone
else," he said, "can pull me off the track.
No matter what deals may be made, they
will not include me, in that respect. This
is my fight,and I am in it for all it is worth.
Flinn is with me as long as I stay. He has
told me so, and Quay knows his position."
Chief J. O. Brown" is reported to have had
a long talk with Quay yesterday afternoon;
but, apparently, everything is oS in the
way of compromise for the present. The
general run of gossip is that Quay's first
attempt was to get John JNeeo ont or tne
way, and that failing, no attempt was made
to follow out the rest of the rather indefinite
A gentleman close to Mr. Quay, who
didn't want to be quoted, said Mr. Quay
came to Pittsburg for the one purpose of
harmonizing the differences existing in
Butan's district. A large number of per
sons wanted to see him on the subject, and
it was easier for one man to come to Pitts
burg than for 20 men to go to Beaver. An
other gentleman, equally close to Quay, is
authority for the statement that the Sena
tor's visit was really to endeavor to bring
about a harmonious feeling with Mr. Flinn,
and that tbe Senatorial difference was a
very useful cloak for his actual intentions.
Weakness, Indisposition to Work,
Headache, Dullness, Heaviness,
Lack of Appetite, Constipation,
all Indicate that you need a few doses
of the genuine
They strengthen tbo weak and purify
They are prepared from tho purest
materials and pnt up with the great
est care by
Be suro you get the gennlno. Count
erfeits are made in St. Louis.
Wo have odds and ends of Hosiery,
Ladies' and Gents' Underwear, Cor
sets, Kid Gloves, Muslin Underwear
and many other lines we are cMsing
out. The prices marked upon them are
worth your attention. It will not cost
you anything to look our lines over,
besides we will bo pleased to see you.
:: T. T. T. :::
THOMFBDN brdtherb,
109-Federal Street,
. , rj ..& ahw r..vr irnemws
ocujtMjr uay a cuutk . m. nunvutM, ...-
the end may not be yet. He will be in the
city again to-morrow evening. Chairman,
Andrews will join him at the Seventh Ave
nue Hotel and together they will proceed to
No candidate has yet been definitely
placed in the field to contest for the Sen
atorship against Mr. Flinn. Harry Paul,
President of the Americns Club, is spoken
of among the Quay men as most likely to
be the man. Tne only new piece of legis
lative gossin is the candidacy of James S.
Henry in the Seventh legislative district.
He is at present Secretary of the Legislative
Committee on Charities and Corrections,
and if fie finally determines to listen to the
persuasive voice of friends, will have some
verv strong backing.
Unless some satisfactory conclusion can
oe arrived at with Mr. Flinn, the Quay
people will probably make a fight for tho
city government in the" spring.
Terrlflc and Fatnl Fall of Charles Raffan OS
Tlckroy Htreei.
Charles Bagan, aged 27 years, who live
at No. 43 Federal street, and was employed
by B. Meyers, the Fast End, contractor, as
a hodcarrier, fell headforemost with a hod of
mortar from a scaffold about 5 o'clock last j.
evening, receiving injuries from which ho V
cannot recover. He was engaged at a new
house at the corner of Chestnut and Vickroy
streets. His right leg was broken in two
places, his spine fractured and he was hurt
internally. He is a married man, and hit
wife is at present in Scotland.
Sllraenlona Escape.
On the Fourth of July Mr. W. W. Mo
Cormick, of Ethels Landing, Beaver county,
tried to substitute a wooden plug for the
proper iron one that had been lost from a
steam pipe. With a good head of steam oa
It made its escape verv suddenly while he
was inspecting it, hitting him squarely in
the eye, scalding the lids and ball and
bruising them so that blood settled through
the parts hit. He was taken to Dr.
Sadler's residence prostrated. Proper
treatment was applied and in the morning
was entirely free from pain, and has now so
far recovered as to be able to see quite well.
Our prices on summer goods now are
the lowest everr known. A look through
the store will .convince you of this fact.
To-day 100 pieces more of the extra
fine Scotch Ginghams at 25c.
100 pieces more of tbe finest Ameri
can Ginghams at 15c.
100 pieces more of the cotton Challls
we are selling so cheaply.
More of the .Printed Lawns at 6c; a
large lot of fine French Printed
Batistes aOOo and 12a
The 60c Woolen Dress Goods which
we are selling at 25c are on a special
table in center of store.
Nearby aro tho new French Challts,
nearly 200 patterns, dark and light
colorings. Cream White Wool Challis
at 25c.
Stylish Woolen Fabrics for traveling
dresses at very low prices 60c a yard
and upward.
The fancy Scotch and French Flat
nels all reduced. Good goods at 25c,
60c and 75c
In the way of Muslin Underwear and
Dressing ttacqnes our stock is unusually
complete and large. '"
In tbo Suit Room our entire stock of
Ladles' and Children's Summer Dresses
at cry low prices. Also great bargains
in Coats and Jackets. All sorts of '-'
Traveling Wraps, Waterproofs, Dust
ers. We have made still farther reduc
tions in our large collection of Printed
India Silks, both in short lengths and
full dress patterns. Our bargains la
funcyplald and stripe Silks are the best
Full lines of Black SUks for Summer
wear at very close prices.
Our Notion Department is Oiled with"
odds and ends useful for travelers
use. Brushes of all kinds. Traveling t,
Bags, Chatelaine Bags, etc
Tho completeness of our stock win
surprise yon largest in all depart.
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