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THEY WILLRESIST IT.
The45 Imported Glassworkers
Propose to Appeal
TO THE BRITISH MINISTER
Against the Decision That They Mast
Go Back to Europe.
INTERVIEWS WITH MANY OP THEM
Tliey Say They Will Come Back Individ
ually if Forced Home.
ONE OF THEIE PEOSECUTOES TALKS
The report in yesterday's Dispatch that
United States District Attorney Lyon and
Immigrant Inspector Robert D. Layton had
recommended to Secretary Windom the re
turn of the imported English and Belgian
glass blowers, was the one theme of conver
sation all yesterday in the rising city of
Jeannette. Those of the glass workers who
had not sought the rejuvenating influences
of camp life or other pleasant modes of
spending the summer dull season were seen
gathered in little knots at the depot, in
front of stores or at their homes, discussing
the all-absorbing question. It was no trouble
to find the men to interview, but rather dif
ficult to take leave cf those self-interviewed.
Not many moment after the writer
had entered the phenomenal little city
and walked half way down Clay
avenue, he was surrounded by a
host of the very men he had sought. All of
these three parties of English and Belgian
glassblowere, who are the subject of com
ment on both sides of the ocean, as having
been imported by contract to this country,
were represented. Among them was Mr.
Pomilet, a conservative man, thoroughly
conversant with labor interests in the Old
Country, and tine of the principal men in
his union there. Ben Campbell, brother of
James, about whom all this fuss has been
made, holding him as the alleged importing
contractor, joined the group later, and
THET OrEXED TJP.
On being interrogated the men were at
first as mum as a mummified oyster, and re
fused to commit themselves to the extent of
an admission that they existed at all. They
would not give their names, and refused to
believe anything they had read in the
papers, only insisting that they had not
been imported on contract, and leared
nothing. At last a little reasoning, as to
probability at least, unbended them, and,
like the proverbial oyster aforesaid, their
Said one: "I don't understand your
American laws, or their workings, I pro
fess; but, from common sense reasoning, I
can't see how they can send us back. We
were not imported under contract. We
came as private individuals; we have
gathered together what little money we
could in England; many have sold their lit-'
tie homes to come to the United States to
work. We have done so; minded our own
business, and naught can be said against us.
You say we have been too mum, and not
given our side of the case to the reporters.
Why should we do otherwise? As we have
told you, we have nothing to say. We are
not guilty of anything; we have nothing to
do with anything the papers have been full
of. Why should we act otherwise? They
cannot send us back without a trial, if we
are accused of anything. Let them go on.
Pooh! it's all bosh!"
SEEKING INDIVIDUAL TIBIALS.
None of the men seemed to know the law
in regard to contract labor, or the trial o!
their cases collectively by the commission,
and they declared that they were each here
on his own responsibility, and, before they
could be sent back, would each have to be
given a trial. On this point they pondered
The report in The Dispatch was read to
them, and they stuck on the clause, "If the
department at Washington act upon the
recommendation the men will certainly be
sent back," and at last a possibility of the
truth began to take its hold on them.
A workman fresh from the factory joined
the group, and in an earnest voice said.
"We will know before we go back; we will
apply to Sir Julian Pauncefote, British
Minister to Washington. Tbat is what he
is here for to protect and look out lor the
rights of British subjects. It can be fought
on the other side. There are lawyers there."
"Certainly, we will fight it in every way
before we go," said another. "If we are not
wanted in this country, why, it is better to
go; but why should we? We can eet work
at some other place than Jeannette, or at
something else besides glass blowing."
"There are organizations in England,"
intimated one. When asked what their
plans would be another said: "Let them
o ahead; they have said nothing to us. We
ave had no chance to prove our innocence,
nor have we been told to appear to answer
anything. We have just attended to our
business, and if we must go, whv, we can
do nothing. We shall not run off all the
men laughing at the idea. If we go back,
we will go back as we came, without a
blemish on our names. They cannot keep
us in England; wc can come back again in
the next ship, if we want to,and have money
to get back.
TBESIDENT CAMPBELL'S BKOTHEB.
"It's all a political scheme; there is noth
ing in it," said Ben Campbell, joining the
group. "If you want information, why
don't you go to three labor leaders down
town? They will stuff you full. You
won't go back addressing the men. If
they wish to, why don't they bring suit
against my brother, Jim? I'd just like to
have them! Jim is too much for all of
them! They have been beaten all around.
Wouldn't it make fine capital for the fall
campaign, to say: 'We got the evidence.
We sent the English contract laborers
back.' How would it look to add: 'We
sent in our best evidence, and the result of
all our researches, to Wasbington, and they
did not notice it at all?'
"They cannot prove one thing against
Jim. They have got to convict some man
of contracting for laborers, or prove that
they were contracted for, before they can
send immigrants back:"
During the latter part of this conversation
the men seemed very much interested, and
speculated on the possibility of their being
returned, but could not decide that they
would be sent back without each of them
being given a hearing. They were all very
good natured and talked with the reporter
nntll past 1 o'clock.
Four others of the English glassworkers
were seen at their boarding house. Ther
came over together, and gave the following
names: Charles Speakman, Thomas Ather
ton, James Uolden and Thomas Holden.
They took the turn ot affairs philosophically.
They said they did not want to go back, of
course, but if they must they must, and
they supposed that was the end of it.
They, too, said it was wrong to suppose that
they would try to run away, as tbey would
do nothing of the kind, and proposed, if
they were compelled to go back, to go as
they came, witnout a blot on their names.
One kicked his heels up on the bed, and
eaid he didn't care whether they were sent
back or not; he .could get work in En
gland. NOT SO FOBTUNATE HEBE.
Still another group were visited at their
boarding house. They did not believe they
would be sent back, but said they had not
had work enough since July 1 to pay their
board, and didn't care much. They, too,
scoffed at the idea of their running away,
and said they had nothing to fear or to run
from. They said they bad no cause to com
plain of their treatment by the other men in
the factory, and really wanted to stay and
see more of America.
A member of the Land Improvement
Company who is in a position to know
whereof he speaks, Bald that if they were
sent back it is probable the majority of them
will return as individual immigrants.
In each group of men visited several said
tbat tbey intended taking out naturalization
papers and becoming citizens of the United
Statet. Two or three were found who didn't
care whether they were sent back or not,
stating that they had not had work enough
to run things the last month, but adding
that there were only a few who had been
A PBOSECUTOB'S STATEMENT.
One of the labor leaders of this city, who
has been prosecuting the case apainst Presi
dent Campbell, bnt who is unwilling as yet
to be quoted by name, said yesterday:
"I fully believe that one-half of the men
now at Jeannette, who were brouffbt here
under contract, would go back to England
if tbey had a chance. When they see how
the case is going against them, they will
surrender themselves to the proper officers
and ask that tbey be sent back. The reason
for this is the treatment they have received
since they arrived at Jeannette. I was
there for weeks, working up the case.
I was dressed in very ragged clothes, and
not one of them knew who I was. I slept
with them, ate with them, and when we had
no better place, laid out on the hillside all
night with them. Little by little I got their
stories, which have been sworn to by the
men. I have piles ot affidavits, copies of
which have been sent to Secretary Windom
at Washington. We had a very complete
case, and there was not a stone left un
turned. VIOLATIONS AND LOW PAY.
We have established beyond a doubt that
the laws were violated, and whether suits
will be entered or not I do not know. We
want to see the men sent back first, and the
suits may come later on.
"As evidence that the men were poorly
treated I will show you this document
Here are the names of three of the best
workmen in the lot, who were paid but 53 15
each for three 'blowings.' This is three days'
work, and on pay dav they only received
f 1 05 per day. Some of the most intelligent
men among them kicked, and were told that
their passage money to this country was be
ing taken out of their wages, a small portion
each week. In addition to this thev were
docked for their railroad fare to Jeannette
and were charged a stiff price for board.
"When they were put to work as laborers
around the factorv they were not paid verv
much, and when they were docked each
week they had barely enough to live on.
All this time they had large families in
England who were starving."
A GAY HOTEL CLERK.
Charlie Franklin, ot the Albemarle, Skip
Oat With Guests' Money.. A Hatchet
Used on Locks--Spending the Monny.
Sebastian Delp reported to the police yes
terday that Charles Franklin, night clerk
of his hotel, had broken open the safe early
yesterday morning. After abstracting the
contents he left the hotel office in charge of a
bell boy and skipped out. There was about
$50 in the safe, belonging to the hotel, be
sides several packages of money owned by
guests. These packages had all been taken,
but only two of them opened and their con
tents stolen, the empty envelopes being
found in the waste basket. Three of the
packages were lound lying under the counter
Franklin was seen in the office after 3
o'clock. The bell boy saw him enter the
vault, the outside door of which was not
locked. A few moments later the boyheard
a noise in the safe bnt thought nothing of it.
When the day clerk went on duty at 7
o'clock he foun1 the office in charge of the
bell bof, who said that Franklin had gone
out about 4 o'clock, stating that he would
be back in an hour. The day clerk found
that the money compartment which he had
locked up the night before, had been broken
open with a hatchet and rifled of its con
tents. The hatchet was found lying on the
Franklin's room was searched and his
valise was found packed as if the owner was
preparing to leave. He had registered at
the St. Nicholas Hotel about 4:30, paid for
a night's lodging and went away, saying he
would return in a few minutes. He told a
party at the St. Nicholas he had just made
J23.000 on a real estate deal. The police
learned that Franklin had offered a man
$100 as a present, but afterward reduced the
gift to 510, saying he was now a member of
the firm, having paid ?2,300 for a half in
terest. Up to a late hour last night Franklin
had eluded arrest, and it was thought he
had left the city. The total amount taken
from the safe is not known.
LOTE IS BLIND.
In This Cnur, Howrrcr, Lovo Wakened
and a Little Fan Followed.
John Seeker, of 547 Wylie avenue, was
placed in the Eleventh ward station yester
day, charged with being disorderly. He
said that on Saturday evening his father
directed him to throw a visitor out of the
house who had stayed an hour over time.
His sister was disputing with him about the
matter yesterday, when he caught hold of
her, but the noise attracted the attention of
Officer Diehl, who arrested him. He will
have a hearing this morning.
HITHER AtfD THITHER.
Movements of Plttaburirera and Other of
Assistant Deputy Warden of the West
ern Penitentiary, Benjamin Greaves, and
Keeper Joseph Partington, leave for New York
this morninsr. whence they sail Wednesday on
the City ol Paris for England. These gentle
men have been connected with the State penal
Institution for 23 Tears, and this is their first
holiday of any lentrtb. Both go to the citv of.
Anaworth. in Lancashire, where they wilf re-
ruainauoQt two monies. j.ne oiner employes
of the institution will give the voyagers a send
off with eclat at the Union depot, with a brass
Dana ana oiner accoutrements.
The Rev. E. H. Allen, Secretary of the
Board of Freedmen, conducted the open-air
services of the Fourth Presbyterian Church, in
Baum's Qrove, last evening. He is an impress
ive speaker, and much that ho says sheds new
light upon the good rcsnlts growing out of
work done for the freedmen.
Mrs. Folsome and Miss Annie M. Pol
some have returned from a two months' trip to
Ohio. Mrs. Folsome, with her entire family,
was saved at Johnstown during the flood.
Sergeant Fitzsimmons, of the Twenty
eighth ward station, and family, leave to-day
for Point Marrion, near Geneva, on the Mo
John J. McCaffrey, Corresponding Sec
retary of the Randall Clnb. and James Wallace,
of this city, will leave in a few days for Atlantic
Superintendent Evans, of the Bureau of
Fire, and Mr. Charles Bennlng and wife went
to Atlantic City last night for a two weeks' va
cation. Miss Bessie Hainsworth, ot Lawrence
ville, leaves this week to Join her parents in
their new home in Seattle, Wash.
W. N. McKnight, agent of the Chal-iners-8pence
Company, of this city, arrived
borne from the East yesterday.
Joseph Marshall, chief clerk in the
Sheriff's office, departed on a two weeks' trio
to Boston last night.
Mr. S. E. Brainerd, a Yonngitown man
ufacturer, with his wife, was at tbeMononga
hela last night.
Mr. E. Bentley, an iron manufacturer
of Yonngstown, was at the Seventh Avenue
W. E. AndreVs and wife, of Meadvilie. I
were guests at the Monongahela House jester-1
A $2,000,000 SCHEME.
Mayor Pearson Would Like Alle
gheny's Streets Kepaved,
TO YET0 ASPHALT 0BDI5ANCES.
Breezy Interview in Which a
Needs Are Emphasized.
MAI 0PEEATE ITS OWtf ELECTBICITX
Allegheny citizens will learn with more
than pleasure that the executive head of
the city. Mayor Pearson, has become the
champion of a system of improvements both
comprehensive and important, and is,
moreover, satisfied that the guiding spirits
in the city Councils are apparently r eady to
keep step with the progressive music
Mayor Pearson was seen last night and
questioned as to his attitude toward the ex
periment of asphaltum pavement for Alle
gheny streets, and readily adyanced his
views upon that subject, which are
subjoined. But further and more "spe
cific inquiries as to the general
condition of Allegheny City met with a lib
eral and sensible expression of views which
cannot fail to arouse the interest of all resi
dents of Allegheny, who, proud of her pres
ent position among the cities of the nation,
desire to see accomplished any reasonable
and feasible 'plan for her advancement His
Honor stated that he did not desire to cre
ate the impression that his views were auto
cratic, but he said that he was convinced
that a large majority of Alleghenians were
imbued with strong opinions as to the real
necessity for an awakening from the slug
gish municipal policy of the last few years.
The fact that the leaders in Councils are
prepared to back up His Honor's advanced
views lends additional weight to the mat
nE WIM, VETO ASPJIALTTTSr.
When asked what his course would be in
regard to the, ordinance recently passed by
Allegheny Councils authorizing the paving
of Federal street from Ohio to South Dia
mond with asphaltum block, Mayor Pear
son said: "I was rather surprised to find,
on my return from Atlantic City, the
ordinance passed and awaiting my signa
ture, and I must confess that I am
astonished that the patentees 'of the
asphaltum block should have been so in
judicious as to presume upon my approval
of the ordinance by 'hauling their material
to the spot and blocking up sidewalks.
While it shows enterprise on the part of the
patentees it will prove ''Love's Labor Lost"
for the ordinance has not my approval, and
I shall return it to Councils with a lengthy
message defining my views on the subject of
street paving in general and asphaltum in
particular. Well, I hardly like to antici
pate my formal communication upon the
subject, but I must confess my anxiety to
get the matter before the public in proper
shape, therefore yon can proceed with your
"Why do you have so little faith in the
asphaltum system of paving?" was asked.
"Because it does not staud the wear and
tear of hard work. It has got to be quite
the fashion to speak of Allegheny as a resi
dence city, bnt, as a matter of fact, there is
an immense amount of manufacturing done
here. New factories are springing iuto
existence in every section of the city, and it
is simply discounting the future when we
look the matter in the face and make up
our minds to the fact that our principal
streets, especially those paralleling the
river, must be prepared for heavy hauling.
Asphaltum is very nice ior light
driving, or for boulevarded- streets, but
it docs not last. Look at Stockton avenue 1
To be sure it is not the block style of pave
ment, but it is asphaltum all the same. The
contractors guaranteed the Stockton avenue
job for nine years, and it is all full of holes
now and must shortly be extensively re
paired. Pittburg's costly series ofexperi-'
me its in fancy pavings has achieved no
other end than to emphasize the fact that
the officials are jnst where they started.
Even if the asphaltum pavement should
last five years, it will cost heavily to replace
it at the end of that time. It is an experi
ment, and I don't feel that experiments will
PINS FAITH TO BELGIAN BLOCK. '
"What style of pavement do you think
permanent and strong enough to withstand
"Belgian block unquestionably is the best
procurable. Of course it must be well laid
on a substantial foundation, and if this
course is followed the result is practically
permanent. It is no experiment, and the
element of cost is a small factor in the mat
ter when the future is considered. The
Committee on Streets and Paving has visited
a good many cities, and Chairman Hart
mann seems more impressed with asphaltum
than any other material. Belgian block
has, however, so many superior advantages
that I can see no possible compari
son between the two systems. We want
a durable material and want it so laid that
it can be easily washed or swept. It has
been represented to me that one block of
asphaltum would be a cheap experiment,
and that we need not wait five years before
we see how it turns out, and can make use
of the material extensively in repaving
streets on the strength of the show nftde by
it on Federal street. This argument is -very
fallacious,and the whole movement in favor
of asphaltum savors of a haste which does
not look quite right There has been a
great deal of comment among our citizens
upon the indecent haste ot the asphaltum
patentees in getting material upon the
ground without allowing for a question as
to tbe work being authorized. I would not
sign an ordinance for any purpose under
BIO PLANS MAPPED OUT.
"I am urged to sign tbe ordinance on the
specious plea that it will be an entering
wedge for other improvements. But I do
not see the need of an entering wedge. Ihe
streets of Allegheny are in a pitiable condi
tion. It is an outrage upon the taxpayers
and : stigma upon the enterprise of the citi
zens. Radical measures must be taken, and
taken immediately. I am in lavor of issuing
city bonds for at least $2,000,000, and ex
pending tbe whole of that large sum upon
our streets, taking the principal thorough
fares first. It is possible to borrow money
at very low rates, and everybody knows that
tbe cridit of our city is gilt-edged. A policy
of delay will keep away from us the boom
that is now affecting tbe whole of Allegheny
county. True, that some of the taxpayers
mav demur to such an expenditure, but the
additional taxation will be more than com
pensated for by the rise in value resultant
upon n system of well-paved streets. Croak
ers ought to stand aside for the march of
improvements. Every other city in the
land, many of them without one-tenth the
natural and artificial advantages of Alle
gheny, finds it
to keep pace with progress. Our streets are
at present a disgrace to a first-class city,
and the fact that, despite the disadvantages,
our suburban growth is so encouraging sim
ply indicates that people believe that munic
ipal faults will be speedily remedied. An
other factor which may retard the consum
mation of a broadgauge system of improve
ment is tbe feeling among a few of -the
Councilmen that they must be Intensely
local in their support of measures looking
toward improvements. Lofer Allegheny
representatives may be counted onto oppose
anything which will not confer' a direct
benefit upon their constituents. This is a
narrow view, and it must becombatted. Ihold
that the Councils are there'ta deal with the
city at large, not its artihcial sub-di visions,
I'dAu't approve of ward representation, and
I think that the sooner individuals is Coun
cils become prepared to merge their identity
in the common good, the.better it will be for
the city at large. There is this satisfaction,
however, I know that the leaders in both
Common and Select Councils believe that
very general improvements must be made,
and a large majority of the citizens are
likely to favor any plan that will result in
the improvements of our streets. The rate
ot taxation in Allegheny City is much
lower than any qther city of the same size
and importance, and the additional 'burden
to be imposed by s comprehensive system of
improvement would fall lightly. ' There
would be neither a possibility nor an excuse
for jobbery. By borrowing" the necessary
funds the city government would be com
pelled to render a faithful stewardship of its
task, and I much mistake the character ot
our citizens if the substance of this plan is
not put into cxecutiou.
PLANS IN DETAIL.
"The multitude of new buildings in
course of erection, the possibility of new
public buildings, the presence of an edifice
like the Carnegie Free Library, the numer
ous pians ior more rapid transit ana the
character of other pending public improve
ments render it imperative" to bring the
streets into harmony with the new Alle
gheny, Federal street is unquestionably
the main artery of traffic. It should be ex
tended straight through the hill at the
further end. Between the Ft Wayne depot
and the Sixth street bridge exists a depres
sion which should be brought up to grade.
A great many business houses in that por
tion of the street are already somewhere
near grade and other property-holders
would not object in view of the nature of
the change. All of the principal streets are
as badly in need of repaving as Federal
street I was out riding on Ohio street
extension recently and found (that it
is in such wretched condition from
the Forty-third street bridge that
trade is being actually diverted from Alle
gheny. Farmers ore almost unable to haul
loads in or out of the city. A number of
other highroads leading into Allegheny are
also, in very bad condition. The time is
ripe for the execution of a'vigorous policy,
and I shall certainly present the matter to
Councils. It is no use to diszuise the fact
that the condition of our streets is a menace
to trade. Health has also suffered, because
it is impossible to clean the uneven surface
of the thoroughfares. The ways and means
will be easily met I have no doubt that
an issue of city bonds could be placed at a
premium without tbe slightest trouble. 'It
is a positive necessity that must be met, and
I hope that a policy of obstruction will not
prevail when the commercial life and ad
vancement of the city are at stake. It is
impossible to please everybody, but I am
convinced that a majority of our citizens are
prepared for radical improvements."
The Mayor's attention was called to the
fact that the bids for the system of electric
lighting would soon be opened. His Honor
said: I have had some conversation upon
the subject of electric lighting with Super
intendent Armstrong, of the city water
works. He says that there is enough sur
plus power in tne engine system at the
works to operate enough dynamos for the
ample lighting of the city. In this way the
city could be saved the expense ot an elabor
ate plant either now or in the fnture, and
with the added advantage of owning its
own plant entirely from the first There
is no trial of systems necessary. Every
body knows that a certain amount of dyna
mo power will lieht a certain extent of ter
ritory, and the details ot wiring and pre
paration do not require any fancy expendi
tures. The city must unquestionably have
electric lights and I think no cheaper means
could be devised than that of making nse of
what is now lying dormant as against the
ilan of paying eventually for a big power
louse, engines, etc. There is a future for
Allegheny if she shakes off her swaddling
clothes and puts on metropolitan habit
TflEOWN FBOM A TEAIff.
A Singularly Dramnllc Accident to a B.&0.
'A most peculiar accident occurred on the
B. & O., road last evening and its remark
able feature was that T. W. Whittaker,
fireman of the through train from Balti
more, was thrown off the tender with the
train running at SO miles an hour and es
caped with his life after the whole train had
passed over his body as it lay between the
The train was quite late, and ran with
furious speed from Meyersdale to Ohio Pyle,
where it slackened up to take on board a
huge crowd of Pittsburgers. On getting
under way again the engineer missed his
fireman, T. W. Whittaker, aged 28, of
Hazelwood, where he lives and supports a
widowed mother. The train was run slowly
back to Ohio Pyle, while the track was
searched amid great excitement, the Pitts
burgers taking an active hand in the search.
Backing up beyond Ohio Pyle nearly a
mile, Whittaker was found lying uncon
scious in the middle of the track. There
was great excitement manifested, as he had
been thrown off at a sharp curve, and the
train must have passed over him. He was
taken into the baggage car, and tbe train got
under way again, arriving in Pittsburg 50
Whittaker was attended by Dr. F. L.
Harding, of the Southside, who chanced to
be on board. He was found to have' frac
tured his right wrist, but there were no evi
dences of serious injuries elsewhere. He
may have concussion of the brain from the
fall. At the station he was placed in a
WestPenn ambulance and taken to the
hospital for treatment His cries while be
ing moved were pitiable in the extreme.
How he escaped instant death from such a
fall is almost miraculous.
As express No. 6 of the Panhandle was
passing through McDonald last evening it
struck an unknown man and instantly
killed him. The accident caused a slight
While walking along the Pittsburg, Vir
ginia and Charleston Bailroad at Ormsby
station yesterday afternoon John Mack was
struck by a train and serionslv injured. He
was taken to his horns on South Twenty
A PITTSBUEGEE'S BIG PLDil.
Charles Robinson Appointed Superintendent
of Indian Schools.
It has been ascertained upon reliable an
thonty that Mr. Charles Eohinson, of
Davison street, has been offered the position
as Superintendent of the Indian Schools by
the Secretary of the Interior.
Mr. Robinson is well-Known in Lawrence
ville, of which he is a native. He has re
sided there until 1886, when he went to
Paris after associating himself with the
Westinghouse Air Brake Company. He
has had but a common school education.
He read the full Chautauqua course.and ob
tained a diploma from the Lakeside Uni
versity. Most of his reading was done
while he was at the lathe, and his books are
a marvel of black finger marks which clearly
corroborate that statement
The numerous friends of "Charlie" are
rejoiced at his securing the office.
THE EXPOSITION MUSIC.
A Committee of the German Trades Assem
bly to Olako a Report
At a meeting of the German Trades Assem
bly yesterday P. Dannhardt was admitted
as a delegate from the Musicians' Mutual
Protective TJnionv He announced that the
great Western Band had been hired by the
Exposition Society. This will be reported
on at a special meeting Tuesday.
The $500 which had been voted to the
bakers,' boycott was returned, with the re
port that it was not needed.
Tbo Oenf Will bo Glad He Is Coming;.
H. A. Wales, of Bridgeport, Conn., the
inventor of the invisible device to aid the
hearing, which has attracted such, wide
spread attention ia this country and Europe,
will be at the Monongahela House Tuesday
WITH GTO AND RAZOR
A Dramatic Effort to Quell an Im
pending Incipient Riot.
I&inlns Stones Upon Them, Only to he
Kepulsed at Last
SKEIO-COJIIC FIGHT HEAE JEANNETTE
A Dispatch reporter sat at a table in
the Merchant's Hotel, Jeannette, about 4
o'clock yesterday afternoon, waiting up his
news about imported laborers, thinking the
while of this the beautiful babe of a city, so
peacefully spread out before his gaze as
though its maternal ancestor, Pittsburg,
had just put it to sleep for an afternoon
nap. Jeannette slept on; but the writer
"Look out; there! Two hundred Italians
've got my pard up to Grapeville, murder
ing himl Where's my gun? Come on!"
As these interrupting sounds came from
the hallway, the reporter jumped up and
just had time to see a man, who was flour
ishing a revolver in one hand and a razor in
another, rush past him. Suddenly he (the
rusher) paused and asked if anyone had an
other revolver, deolaring that he was "go
ing up to Grapeville, and going to clean ont
the whole gang of dagos. The reporter
caught up with the fleeting figure, and,
touching him op the arm, told him that gun
"might go oft" He wheeled, and the gun's
barrel shone inside so that it was thought
best to keep at the other end of it
A CBOWD FOLLOWED,
and, when near the scene of tbe alleged
riot, hung back to be ready to dodge stray
bullets. Dr. Henly '.was soon afterward
met, with a disappointed look on his face,
and it was then known no one had been
The man with the razor and revolver was
Lyon Moreland. He and Jake Zeigle were
walking down the track. The former said
that tbey had met a host of Italians, who
said. "Good morning," and thev had sim
ply replied, "Good evening." The Italians
then made a dive at them, howling "Kill
the American devils." They ran; but
the Italians rained a shower of stones on
them, one bitting Moreland on the finger,
another striking Zeigle on 'the breast
Moreland pulled his revolver, but it would
not go off. Ziegle ran into Guy's house,
near bv, and young Gny came forth with a
revolver, but was prevented from shooting
an Italian who came at him by his father
grabbing the revolver. He then knocked the
Italian over with his fist Several other
men were in the rain of stones, and declared
that if they had a revolver they would "kill
some dagos right away."
BADLY SCABED ITALIANS.
It was in this extremity that Moreland
rnshed down the track to the hotel and re
turned with his revolver and razor; but the
"dagos" had retreated to their shanties,
farther up the track. It is thought one of
them was hurt pretty badly by a blow.
The men still walked around, sighing for
blood, and were about to start for the
shanty to "kill a couple or so Italians,"
when an old man came out in the yard and
"Naow, Lyon, I wish yeou to pause jest
one moment, while I give yeou some good
advice. Don't go up there to that shanty
with a revolver, 'cause yeou would then be
on their land, and they'd have the law on
yeou. If they come aout on the track,
though, I have nuthin' further to say abaout
them, but I hate to have such a thing hap
pen on a Sunday, the wus't way I declare
to goodness I dew!"
A large crowd collected at the spot; but
the Italians did notappear, and the formidable-looking
razor and revolver were stowed
away for future "riots" of the kind."
A TEEEIBLB J0BUM.
How a Sonthslde Druggist Treated a Bad
Case of Crnmpa.
Jacob Johnson walked into the drug store
kept by John S. Hunter, 325 Carson street,
Southside. His face was sad and distorted,
the very picture of agony. Holding bis side
with both hands, he exclaimed: "I'm bad!"
The druggist queried the nature of his
suffering. He stammered something about
cramps, and asked the druggist for a little
concoction to relieve the pain. He hinted
that he was not averse to taking a com
pound with a "stick" in it.
The druggist was moved to sympathy, and
bid the man be seated.
He then proceeded to take down, one by
one, some mysterious green bottles. First
peured into the glass a quarter of an ounce
of tinture of cayenne pepper, then hall an
ounce of tincture of camphor, then half an
ounce of tincture of ginger and half an
ounce of essence of peppermint. He then
handed it to the man, who took it with an
unsteady hand and drank it down in one
The man, who said he was bad, apparently
lost his breathing power. He fell to the
floor, and for half an hour swept the drug
store with bis new Sunday suit The drug
gist finally tendered a glass of water to the
sufferer, and then politely escorted him to
the sidewalk. When asked why he had
mixed up such a wicked dose, Mr. Hunter
smiled dreamily, and remarked that Law
and Order spies were entitled to different
treatment from the balance of humanity.
NOVEL YET INTEEESflNG.
Tbo Society of Christian Endenvor Has
Services at the Batter Street Church.
It is not often that one of the principal
services of a large city church, on tbe Sab
bath day, is conducted by the Society of
Christian Endeavor. Yet at the Butler
Street M. E. Chnrch such was the case yes
terday. The evening service was crowded
with worshipers and was conducted by the
President of the society, M. H. D.'Evans,
who spoke on the power of united action.
saving that unification, consolidation and
enthusiasm would win the world for Christ
Mr. L. Weanning and Mr. Harry Wentz
Prof. James S. Jordon rendered some
very impressive solos on the new pipe organ
and Prof. Murphy sang two selections.
M0EE TYPHOID FEYEB.
Two Additions to the List at tbo Mercy
The Mercy Hospital received three typhoid
fever patients yesterday. This makes a
total of 37 at the hospital at present v
Two accident cases were also brought in.
Walter Collins, of Youngstown, O., em-
filoyed at the Keystone Mill, while walk
ng on the stone wall on Second avenue,
yesterday afternoon, stumbled a distance of
15 feet, lighting on his ' head and injuring
George A. Mitchell, a carpenter residing
at No. 3727 Mignonette street, fell off a scat
fold Saturday afternoon. He fractured his
hip and injured his back.
LOCAL ITEMS, LIMITED.
Incidents of a Day In Tw CItlea Condenaed
for Ready Reading.
Satcrdat night Mrs. Rosser. of No. 100
Sonth Eighteenth street, had her pocketbook
taken from her pocket while in a crowd at the
corner of Carson and South Eighteenth streets.
In it was 315 in money and some private papers.
W. MCGUKHEAQI.E, who was hurt by fall
ing Into a furnace belonging to Porter, on the
Southside, two weeks ago, died on Saturday
and was buried yesterday.
The Southside lodge of A. O. U. W. will
hold a lawn fete !n Wood's Grove, at the head
of the Dug.uene Incline, on Thursday.
UKCLE BEFS FtJHEBAL
Services in Memory of Pittsburg's Oldest
Printer The Craftsman's Host Snltnblo
Symbol la Not 30.
To a printer, at a printer's funeral, the
first symbol that invariably suggests itself
is "30" the end. The oldest Pitt-iburg
printer Uncle , Ben Franklin Latshaw,
who had gone to California among the
"Forty-niners" lay in his coffin at his late
home, 31 Fulton street, yesterday afternoon,
while a score or two of friends sat and stood
about his bier with bowed heads, and lis
tened to a solemn service in memory of
the kindly soul departed.
Yet every sentence of the sermon, and
every syllable of the songs, breathed a hope
of the hereafter, with not the shadow of an
admission that this was the end of Uncle
Ben his "30." To one who only stood and
listened while he looked upon the ripened
russet sheaf above the sleeping features in
the coffin, "30" seemed more like a crafts
man's symbol misapplied in such a case.
How preferable the "turned rule," with its
dual significance of mourning and of "more
to follow;" how much better the colon than
the period, for those who thus answer, even
at a good old age, to the Omnipotent Fore
man's call of "Time!"
This was not the end of Uncle Ben; and
neither in the service nor in the hearts of
the monrners was there any recognition of
such an end. "For whom the Lord loveth,
He chasteneth," read Eev. J. T. McCrory,
and, "Let not your hearts be troubled; ye
believe in God; believe also in me" and in
the better life hereafter was the whole idea
of the scriptnral application to this scene of
sorrow. And seldom is the gift of sweet
song more impressively applied to sanctity
snch a solemn occasion than it was at these
obsequies, when Mis3 Belle Tomer and Mr.
My Jesus, as Thou wilt!
Oh.let Thy will be mine!
Into Thy hand of love
I would my all resign.
What a scene of sweet repose was thus
rendered doubly eloquent by both songs
and sermon I There lay Uncle Ben under
the shadow of his sheaf, his long, silvery
beard lending completeness to the most im
pressive feature in this perfect picture of a
venerable visage at rest. His stick of life's
joys and sorrows was full and justified; his
form, with its turned rules, locked in Time's
last chase with its closest fitting furniture,
all in readiness for his revised, and perhaps
often corrected, proof to be read by the
Great Proof Eeader of Eternityl They will
oury uncie seu this morning.
EXPRESS BUSINESS BOOMING.
Wells, Fnrao & Co. Ofllclals in Town on an
Inspection Pittsburg Ahead of Cincin
nati or Cloveland.
Wells, Fargo 8p Co.'s express was well
represented in Pittsburg last night by three
gentlemen at the Hotel Duqnesne. They
were Mr. W. J. Hancock, of New York,
General Superintendent east of the Missis
sippi; his Secretary, Mr. J. B. Arthur, and
Mr. T. M. Dewitt, of Cleveland, Superin
tendent .of the office of that city.
The gentlemen are on what might be
called a tour of inspection, and arrived in
the city on the Pittsburg and Lake Erie.
They came to see tbe new offices of the com
pany recently opened on Sixth street, and
also to see that the Wells-Fargo Company
doesn't get left on business in its line. This
afternoon the gentlemen will leave for
Buffalo over the Pittsburg and Western.
Mr. Dewitt, when asked about the ex
press business in general and that of his
company in Pittsburg in particular, said:
"Our latest acquisition of a line out
of Pittsburg was the Pittsburg and West
ern, and I mnst say that we are doing an
immense business over the road. The line
runs north through the most valuable oil
territory in the country, and the business
shows it No, we have not found any
the Pittsburg and Western
trains, as has been alleged lately, although I
a night express wonld be a valuable train.
But Pittsburg is the town. I was manager
here for the United States Company for four
years, and know that one can find more
business 'activity here than he can in either
Cincinnati or Cleveland. Pittsburg I don't
admire as a resident town, but for business
it makes some larger towns hustle to keep
TWO SPEAK-EASIES EAIDED.
The Officers Bussed Great Game at Little
Cost and Trouble.
Mrs.,Mary Murphy's alleged speak-easy
on Forbes street, near St. Agnes Church,
was raided yesterday by Captain Mercer,
Lieutenant Fitzgerald, and Officers Mad
igan, O'Brien and Smith. The police
bagged the following game: James Smith,
William Bay and James Summer.
They next visited the alleged speak-easy
of Peter Tenhert, on Mnrphy street, near
Fifth avenue, and invited to a free ride in
the gilded wagon, drawn by a couple of
steeds, James Wilcox, Charlie Kayne,
Mary Lenhert, Annie Donnelly and Mary
Wright All . took apartments in Four
teenth ward station house and will have a
hearing to-morrow before Alderman Hynd
THE LINCHEES JUSTIFIED.
So- Sots a Nebraska Cattle Raiser Cod.
ceraing a Kecent Affair.
J. B. Quest, an extensive cattle raiser of
Nebraska, was at the Union station on his
way East last night He said that the cattle
business in Nebraska and adjoining States
was in excellent condition and prospects
were never better.
Mr. Quest referred to the recent lynching
of "Cattle Queen Kate" and her paramour,
and said that the uromnt takiner off of that
gay couple was justified, and that the West,
1 1..4 iL.i ...: i U! U 41. !
or til icuai iuai bcviiuu m nujvu iuc pair
committed the depredations, wonld be much
better off in their absence.
FDN ON A HANDCAE.
A Sonthslde Yonncstef Und HI Jaw Frac
Yesterday afternoon a crowd of boys took
possession of a handcar that stood on a
switch on the Pittsburg, Virginia and
Charleston Eailroad near South Thirtieth
street. They managed to run over one of
their number, Eobert McNamara, aged 5
years. His jaw was fractured and he was
badly bruised about the body.
SP1EITS HAUNT THE CEMETEEY,
Bnt Tbey Are Ardent, In a Bottle, Poaaeased
by a Woman.
An old woman, whose name is not known,
was arrested in the Allegheny Cemetery last
by Officer Toner, and sent to the Seven
teenth ward police station. Sbe was found in
a drunken stupor on a marble Blab. She had
in her hands a large whisky flask. All
efforts to arouse her proved futile.
, A Watchman Assaulted
Joseph Brown, an old watchman at
Clark's Solar Iron Works, was assaulted
early yesterday morning by some men who
were fighting there. Thomas Johnston was
arrested as one of the assailants.
Arrested" ut n Free Fight.
A crowd of men engaged In a free fight at
the foot of Greenwood street, Allegheny,
vesterday afternoon. Michael McNamara,
one of the number, was arrested by Officer
Bothwell and placed in the Allegheny
Copper Alloy Type.
The Central Type Foundry, of St. Louis,
is selling type of thissuperiormetal cheaper
than any type Jn the world.
A Seventh Avenue Yonng Han Runs
Off With, a Neighbor's Daughter.
THEY WERE MARRIED IN JERSEY.
The Girl's Hotter, Almost Broken-Hearted,
Sells Her Home.
THE HONEYMOON ENDED BI SICKNESS
A postal card was received at the post
office in this city Friday last, addressed to
"any morning newspaper." The authori
ties immediately turned it over to TheDis
patch, and upon the reverse side was a
notice of the marriage of Eugene Eollhause
to Alice Wolff, both of this city.
The postal card was dated Camden, N. J.,
and thinking it was an elopement, a re
porter was detailed to investigate the case.
It was found that the marriage was a run
away match, and both parties are well
known on the hill.
Eugene Eollhouse is a teamster, residing
with his brother at No. 75 Seventh avenue.
Living' a few doors above him was a fair
haired, 18-year-old girl named Alice Wolff.
The young man met her in the neighbor
hood, and immediately fell in love with
her. The disease was mutual, as Alice had
a severe attack.
The latter's mother was a tender and
kind-hearted woman, who loved her daugh
ter passionately. Every whim sbe satisfied,
and her days were spent in planning for her
daughter's happiness. All went smoothly
until Eugene began to violently proclaim
his love. Then the serene family circle be
came a little rumed. xne motner am not
take a liking toward her future son-in-law.
The former thought she saw lowering
clouds and used all the diplomacy that a
woman is girted with, to dissuade her
daughter from giving her hand and heart to
Eugene, but the young man seemingly was
redoubtable. He routed the mother-in-law
at every point, and by a little skillful
manipulation on the part of Alice; ably
seconded by the Pennsylvania Bailroad
Company and the Eev. J. E. Westwood, of
Camden. Alice Wolff became Mrs. Eugene
Eollhause, and is now beside the bedside of
her sick husband in Philadelphia.
There is one sad feature about the case.
Mrs. Wolff gave way to great grief. She
was inconsolable at her daughter's action,
and after fretting over her for several weeks
she sent for the auctioneer. He placed her
home under the hammer and the almost
broken hearted mother left the city last
IT MAT BE FATAL.
A PJttibnrE Insnrance Agent Thrown From
a BnajKT and Badly Injured.
E. C. Oehmler, the Pittsburg manager of
the Germania Life Insurance Company, met
with an accident Saturday evening that may
result fatally. Mr. Oehmler was returning
with two other gentlemen from a ride out
tbe New Brighton road. When near the
second toll gate Mr. Oehmler's horse became
unmanageable and threw him. against a
milk wagon standing at the side of the road.
Mr. Oehmler was picked up in an uncon-v
scious condition, and carried into a garden
er's house. His head and face was badly
cut and bruised. A physician was called,
and an examination revealed the fact that
the skull was fractured. Eestoratives were
applied, but it was not until nearly 2 o'clock
yesterday morning that Mr. Oehmler
regained consciousness. He was then re
moved to his home.
Dr. Gilliford is attending Mr. Oehmler,
bnt expresses little hope for the latter's re
covery. Ono Fair Lata to 00 Falrw-The Bargain
To-day. Prices dropped away down 600
pairs 52 to $5 a pair for your choice. Come
JOS. horne x co.'s
Penn Avenue Stores.
Patronize Hendricks & Co., 68 Federal
st, Allegheny, the standard gallery ot the
two cities. Cabinets only $1 a dozen.
Coleman's Flag Brand, G. 'W. S. Flag
Brand, Zinfandel Claret, bv the case or
bottle. G. W. "Schmidt,
95 and 97 Fifth avenue, city.
Cabinet photos, 89c per doz. Lies' Fop
nlar Gallery. 10 and 12 Sixth st. itwtsu
When the Liver is crowded or clotted
with a mass of imparities, its action be
comes slow and difficult Pleurisy,
Headache, Pain In Side, Tired Feeling
and General (Weakness ensues, result
ing, if unchecked, in
BROKEN DOWN SYSTEMS.
When you have, these symptoms, try a
few doses of the genuine
DR. C McLANE'S
CELEBRATED LIVER PILLS.
Price, 25 cents. Sold byall druggists,
and. prepared only by Fleming Bros.,
Pittsburg. Pa, Beware of counterfeits
made In Sfc Louis. Jyio-jrwr
T. T. T.
No pains for women if they wear our
GLOVE FITTING CORSETa
Our Fall KID GLOVES are now
We are agents for Foster Hooks and
Centemeri Kid Gloves.
T. T. T.
109 Federal Street,
-I70R THIS DEAF
JD Who have urged me to visit Pittsburg that
they may examine my invisible device to aid
'ing, 1 nave arranged to beat tneiion on-
jrsheU House on Taesdav and Wednesday. Au
gust 8 and 7, until 5 p. it, and should be pleased
to meet any who are in search of a relief from
deafness. ' j. H. A. WALES,
au3-Ur , Bridgeport, Conn,
JDS. HORNE i E0.'S
PENN AVENUE STORES.
During this month of August we con
tinue to offer all summer wear goods at
the same low prices which made such a
rush of business bere during the past
At the same time desirable and staple
goods are coming in every day and all
departments are well prepared to meet
all your wants inibest and most reliable
A bargain lot of over 100 pieces of
French. Wool Cmallis, finest and newest ,
style, dark andtlight colored, reduced to
C0-lnch Moliirs, were $1, now 60c
Wide Side Border Chains down.to60c
Plain CreamWhlte Wool ChaDlsonly
The bis: stock of summer, weight
Woolen Dress .goods at tha reduced
prices 25c, 60c and Jl a yardlare is the
regular places (this week.
Selling lots of the "marked down" In
dia Silks, the Colored Surah Silks, tbe
Fancy Stripe and Plaid Silks; also the
Black Silks for summer wear; Surahs,
60c and up: Brocade Silk Grenadines,
60c and up; largest list of best makes In
Black Gros Grain Silks in all grades
and at close prices.
Housekeepers will do well to come to
our special sale of Table Linens, Nap.
kins and Towels best values of the '
This morning we put on sale ovei-600
pairs of fine qnality Nottingham Lace
Curtains, including extra long and wide
goods, divided into four lots one lot at
$2, one lot at S3, one lot at H, one lot at
$5 you nor anyone else ever saw as
good value in any Curtain Department.
Some of the patterns are in small quan
tities, one to three pairs; the first comers
will get the best selection.
In tbe Suit Department Everything
in tbe way of Ladies' and Children's '
Summer Suits marked down to close
out this month. Hummer weight Wraps Iki
and Jackets,?Blouse Waists now is the "'
time we offer great bargains here.
See the new and pretty styles ot
Ginghams and Satines, Seersuccers,
Batistes, Lawns and Chintzes a bargain
harvest Here in this busy Wash Dress
Ladies' pure LinenHemstitched Linen
Handkerchiefs only Jl a dozen, and
other bargains in Handkerchiefs.
Ladles' Cotton Bibbed Vests, four for
60c, and other extra values In Summer
Underwear. Have you seen the low
prices on fine quality White GoodlT
JDS. HDRNE i CE'B
PENN AVENUE STORES.
Delay in Delivery of Building
Oar stores will be open est
Goods must be told.
698 AND 607 MARKET 8&