Pittsburg dispatch. (Pittsburg [Pa.]) 1880-1923, August 16, 1889, Page 2, Image 2

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Imitations uy a Chicago Prin
ter Are Objected to
Thousands of the Spurious Stamps
Have Been Sold Here.
The Central Trades Union Discuss' Marvin
Without KesulU
At the last meeting of the United Cigar
Makers' Union, No. 1374, K. of It., the
Agitation Committee had a long discussion
about a fraudulent label which is now in
troduced by a Chicago firm. The label, is
sold to non-union cigar houses. Mr. Zoer
ringer submitted a circular which he had
received from the Chicago firm, in which
they offered the blue label of the Interna
tional Cigar Makers' Union at the following
rates: S3 for 1,000, a 5,000 lot for $2 50 per
1,000 and a 10,000 lot it 52 per 1,000.
The label was examined by the members
present and all pronounced it a forgery. The
matter was then referred to President Stras
ser, . of the International Cigar Makers'
Joseph L. Evans, President of the Cen
tral Trades Council, was questioned on the
counterfeit label trouble last evening, and
said the matter was agitating the union very
"There are thousands of these labels in
use over the two cities," said he, "and the
members ot the International Cigar Makers'
Union leel very sore about it. It is one of
the boldest counterfeits I have ever heard
of. The color of the label, all the word
ing of it and even the name of
Mr. Strasser, President of the International
Union, is imitated. The printers claim that
Strasser has sold them the label; but I know
that is not so, because Strasser could not do
"But how does it harm the union?"
"Why.inthisway: Everybox of tobies or
cigars with theblue'label otheK-of E.onit
is considered to be of cood'qualitr. because
presumably made at good wages. Heavy
smokers frequently buy their cigars by look
ing at the label. These people in Chicago,
of course, sell the counterfeit labels to any
body, and a man who makes a bad article,
at non-union wages, can impose upon the
public by having the spurious label put
on it."
"How is it that you do not sue the Chica
go printer?"
"Well, we don't know whether we can.
The law is very peculiar on that subject in
some States, and I am not sure how the thing
stands in Pennsylvania. I am certain that,
in New Jersey, for instance, a man can copy
anybody's label or trade mark, and the law
does not give him any redress."
The Cigar Makers' Union, K.ofL.. No.
1374, held a "meeting last night, and a reso
lution was passed to assist the members of
the International Union in their fight
against the Chicago printer who has made
the spurions labels.
The Rochester Tumbler Compnny May Join
the Tableware Trnsr.
H. C. Fry, of the Eochester Tumbler
Works, was in the city yesterday. When
asked about the proposed Tableware Trust,
he replied: "It is true such a trust is in
existence, and 41 firms have already joined.
I think it was a good idea, and will correct
a number of evils that have crept into the
"You mean to say then that your com
pany will join the trust?"
"Well, I don't know about that, I realize
that my company would be only one against
a big combination, and on the outside the
firm would be only a thorn in their side."
In a lurther chat Mr. Fry intimated that
another trust might be formed this winter,
and his firm would go into the combina
tion. .J. W. MOORE SPEAKS.
He Claims tbe Hie Operators Are Keeping
Down the Friers.
J. W. Moore said yesterday hat some of
the large operators are trying to drive out
the smaller companies by keeping down
prices. Unless prices go up soon he will
step his plant
From Scottdale it was learned that only
1,802 ovens are now idle in tbe entire
region. There are 37 Huns locked up at
Greensburg for rioting at the Mammoth
works. One was shot in the hip while try
ing to escape arrest. Tbe 30 miners and
six drawers who were working at Meyer
came out yesterday.
W. J. Itainey posted the scale at his Ft.
Hill and ML Braddock works, but refused
to sign the agreement Robert Hogsett
also declines to sign.
All tbo Different Branches Expected to be at
Work Next Monday.
All the chimney and pressed ware flint
glasshouses of the Western district have re
sumed operations. The scale list in all the
'departments but one has been agreed upon
by the manufacturers, and tbe final settle
ment is to be made at a meeting next Tues
day. There is no trouble anticipated any
where. The tableware houses are also to commence
next Monday, and so will the bottle blowers.
The latter will not "present a new scale of
wages until the middle of December, and,
according to their present agreement with
the manufacturers, the old scale will remain
in force another year. If the men desire a
change of tbe scale, they must notify the
manulacturers six months in advance.
Because He Had Failed to Appoint a Fac
tory Inspector. m
There is considerable talk in labor cir
cles because the Governor has not yet ap
pointed a Factory Inspector. This office
was created during the last session of the
Legislature, and the bill was signed by the
Governor. The latter states that nobody
was appointed because there was no appro
priation made for the payment ot the officer.
The labor men.however.say that it is simply
fen excuse because the Governor might de
fray tbe expenses which the position incurs
out of the contingent fnnd.
The bill was brought up to prevent chil
dren from working in factories, and the
-workinginen are very anxious to have the
office filled for their protection.
A Coppee Coke Plant In Alabama.
C. B. Yaughan, Managing Director of the
American Coppee Coke Company, returned
from Birmingham, Alabama, yesterday.
He informed a Dispatch reporter that he
had concluded arrangements ibr a branch of
their works at Birmingham. The company
is erecting a plant of 60 coke-ovens there, as
well as a 350-ton coal washerr The plant
costs $125,000.
The Consumption of Home Pis; Iron In
creased Nearly Half a Million Tons In
One Year Some Interesting Statistics.
The following is from an advanced proof
ot the American llanvfactwer, showing the
great increase in the consumption of homemade-pig
iron during the-last year:
Tte almost simultaneous publication of Mr.
Swank's statement of tbe production of pig
iron during the past six months of 1889 and of
the Bureau of Statistics statement of imports
for the fiscal year furnishes the opportunity
for arriving at an approximate statement of
our consumption of pig Iron that is very nearly
Statement of production. Imports and coninmp
tton of pig Iron for fiscal years 18SS-S9:
1888. 1889.
tiros, tons. Gross tons.
Production 6,157,945 7,137.713
Imports 3a.il7 183.258
6,713,4a 7,330,969
Exports, domestic 9,376 12,963
Exports, foreign 571 470
Total exports .. S.WT 13,435
btocks 388,873 M2.S34
Total stocks and exports. 368.233 816,369
Assuming that the imported pig iron remain
ing in warehouse, tbe amount or which is very
small, was the same In ISO as in 18SS tbo excess
of production and imports over stock on hand
and exports at tbe close of. the fiscal years 1SS3
and 1SS3 would be as follows:
1888. 1SS9.
Prodnction and Imports 6,713,462 7,321X969
btocks and exports 358,220 Sit. 369
6,343,242 6,894,600
If the stocks in the hands of manufacturers
intended for their own consumption and tbe
stocks sold to consumers, brokers, speculators,
etc which are not Included In statistics of
stocks, are no greater in 18S8 than in 1S8S then
the consumption of pic iron In year ending
Jnne30.1tsS9. was 6,80iG00 tons as compared
with G,313.24i tons in 1858 or 459,378 tons more in
ISS9 than in tbe previous year.
This increased consumption is all domestic
pig iron. More than this, as the Importation of
pic iron was 112,261 tons less in 1889 than in
1888. and as we hare assumed that stocks of
imported pig are tbe same as a year ago, it is
evident that tbo consumption of domestic pig
is also this much greater than it was in 1883,
which would make the increased consumption
of domestic pig iron in tbe fiscal year of 18S9,
as compared.with 1888, of about 001,639 tons.
This is certainly a most gratifying exhibi
tion. It is especially gratifying iu showing not
only that there has been an increase In con
sumption but that an increasing proportion of
was consumption is oi qdious uwuiuauiuiih
Glasmrorkers Will Insist on. Their De
mands Lyon lias Not Yet Asked Them
for Their Side ol the Investlfi-st'on
The members of the Window Glass
workers' Union do not think the conflict be
tween them and the manufacturers will be
very serious. Mr. Cake, Secretary of the
union, did not want to talk on the subject
yesterday. Another member of the Execu
tive Council said in regard to the question:
"The manufacturers have a great deal of
stock on band, and they are not ready to
start yet. Bat I feel surj, as soon as they
are, they will pay what we ask them with
out any further trouble. That was all
which transpired at the last meeting. They
asked us what we wanted and we told them.
Then they stated they were not ready yet,
and of course we adjourned."
"Has there been anv talk of a compro
mise?" "Not that I know of, and I was at the
office of our union this morning. However,
you need have no fear that anything of the
kind will occur, because our scale stands.
We feel that we are justified in making the
demand of 5 per "cent advance and we will
not go back on it"
"Is there any news In regard to the in
vestigation of the foreign glass men?"
"None whatever. Whenever Mr. Lyon
is ready to ask us for our side of the case we
will accommodate him. When Mr. Evans
states that Mr. Lyon did do so he is mis
taken, and he knows it"
James Campbell went to Lafayette Springs
last night, where his family has been stay
ing during the last week.
The Bclglnn Glass Said to Have Deterlor
atedln Quality.
American manufacturers of window glass
have a great demand for third quality win
dow glass. This demand for a poorer qual
ity is said to be due to the introduction of
tanks in Belgium. President Bodine has
made an estimate of the glass produced in
tanks, and, according to his calculation, it
is stated that foreign glass has greatly dete
riorated in qnality since the introduction of
the tanks. "The fact is," said a glass man
yesterday, "the product from the tanks is
not as good as the glass from the pot fur
naces. In former years tbe third quality of
foreign glass was equal to the second quality
of American glass, out the tank has brought
the Belgian glass down to a poorer quality.
On this account the poorer quality ot Amer
ican glass is placed on an equality with the
foreign article, and creates, of course, a
readier market.
Tiro Other Large Firms Conceded the Ad
vance to the Cokemen.
The coke strike is gradually coming to an
end. The Mammoth Coke Works of the J.
W. Moore Coke Company conceded tbe ad
vance yesterday, and the works will resume
to-day. This ts considered a great point by
the strikers, because Moore & Co. asserted
they would not sign, as they could not
afford to.
The United Coal and Coke Company, at
United, also signed, and started up yester
day. All the trouble is now centered in Moyer,
where the Itainey works are located. There
were abont 75" men at work yesterday, and
the place was strongly guarded by police
men to prevent the labor leaders from
getting into contact with the men and per
suading them to leave the works. The main
trouble in tbe case is now that the firms are
willing to pay the advance, but they do not
want to sign the scale.
Union CIcnr Makers sar lie Employs Non
Unlonlsts In Ills Fnctory.
Mr. McClurg, when asked -last night
what the trouble was between him and the
Central Trades Council, said he thought the
proceeding very unjust. "L have always
paid the highest wages of any
cigar manufacturer in town," he said.
"Some time ago a committee of the Cigar
Makers' Union waited on me and asked me
to force my men to pay their back dues in
the assembly. I told them that I did not
interfere with my employes in such a mat
ter. Whether they pay their dues or not
does not concern me, "as long as they do
their work for me inn satisfactory manner.
The men please me, and we get along well
together, and whether they are members of
the union or not, I do not care."
A Sleeting; of tbe Labor Organizations Dls.
cnsslnc Mr. Marvin.
A joint meeting composed of delegates
from all local trades and Jabor unions was
held in Knights of Labor Hall last night
to-devise ways and means for a proper ad
justment of the differences between tbe
united Bakers' Association Assembly and
S. S. Marvin & Co.
There was a very full meeting, and J. L.
Evans acted as Chairman. When they ad
journed, at 11 o'clock, however, the report
ers were "told that nothing could be given
to the public until the matter had been
fully decided. Another meeting will take
place September 5, when a settlement of
the trouble is expected.
TonsoriftI Artists Meet.
The regular meeting of the Barbers'
Union was held last sight, but nothing was
done except the transaction ot routine busi-'i
ness ana the initiation ol lour new&H
ben. N .ls
One Train Buns Into' Another on a
Grade Near Wooster, 0.
Tbe Trainmen Were Warned in Time and
Jumped Before the Crash.
A very ugly freight wreck befell the Fort
Wayne Bailroad yesterday, the scene being
the Wooster curve, near Wooster, O. Since
March 14 the road has not had a wreck of
any magnitude, and that of yesterday came
as an unpleasant reminder that railroads
are not infallible. The Wooster grade is a
very long one, averaging 45 feet to'tne mile,
and a sharp curve makes it a troublesome
spot on the road. Thai, engine attached to
the second section of No. 77 freight broke a
link-lifter while going down the curve west
bound. By vigorous braking the train was
stopped just beyond the curve for the pur
pose of repairing the injury, this being
shortly after noon. A flagman was sent
back to stop the section behind. Owing to
close running the section could not be
reached in time to prevent a collision. The
flagman's warning was -
however. The train came bowling down
grade at 25 miles an hour, and the engineer
whistled down brakes, and with his'fireman,
jumped, an example followed by the bal
ance of the crew. Several of the men were
slightly- bruised by hasty contact with the
ground. -The noise of the approaching train
warned the men on the stalled section and
all hands got out of the way.
It was a great sight when the flying train
struck the stationary cars. ;The engine flew
into the air and came down exactly across
the two tracks, and the crash made the na
tives think a thunder storm was brewing.
Twelve cars of the stationary train were
made kindling wood of and three cars of the
running train shared the same fate. One
of the wrecked cars contained tin plate, and
it covered a wide expanse of ground. Most
of the merchandise in the ruined cars was
heavy and of considerable value. The track
was very badly torn up, and the mass of
debris looked formidable. .
No time was lost in getting wrecking
trains to the scene.- Trains from Alliance,
Wooster and Orrville were sent as rapidly
as possible, and
The engine layibg across the track was
shifted enough to clear both tracks, and the
work of clearing the track was carried on.
Later it was found that the engine had
slipped back three feet and blocked a track,
and all the work had to be done over. The
tracks were blockaded for seven hours.
No. 4, coming Fast, was held at Wooster
pending the clearing of the tracks, and did
not arrive in this city until 120 o'clock this
morning. No. 11 going West was similarly
detained at Alliance. In order to accom
modate the regular local traffic between Al
liance and Pittsburg a train was made up
at the former station and run through upon
No. 4's time. The bucolic appearance of
the non-uniformed trainmen created some
excitement at Union depot last evening, tbe
report being circulated that the regular
crew of the train had been victims ot the
accident. The loss to the company will be
heavy, but no estimate could be obtained J
last evening on account oi meager reports.
The Law and Order Lengne Detectives
Hnve Hnd Tbelr Bail Renewed A Mew
Suit As-nlnst the L. and O. Socletr.
J. W. Houston, a prominent official of
the Law and Order League, was seen last
night at bis home on Lincoln avenue in
reference to the forfeiting of bail at Alder
man McNuity's in Allegheny through the
non-appearance of the league's detectives.
He said the circulation of the report
was mere bombast; no such thing
had happened. It had been ar
ranged by General Blackley, for Martin,
and Mr. Bebman for the .league, to post
pone the hearing of the detective case before
Alderman McNulty for a week, until At
torney Yost returned. It was necessary to
renew bonds lor the detectives, and the
league people were over at McNuity's on
Wednesday afternoon to renew the bonds.
Mr. Houston himself went there at 5 o'clock, -but
tbe Alderman was away and had left
no one to represent him. The bonds, how
ever, were renewed yesterday morning.
Said Mr.. Houstou:
"Martin entered a new suit yesterday
morning against the L. & O., for worldly
employment on Sunday. That is a foolish
move, because the judges, three years ago,
reversed a decision given against the
league for worldly employment on a Sun
day. The Law and Order detectives do not
induce men to break the Sundav laws. If
any of our men can oe found enticing peo
ple to break the law, and it can be proven,
we will discharge the man add refund the
fine with costs. I want, to emphatically
state that we do not receive one red cent out
of the Sunday prosecutions, except in sa
loon cases. All the fines that are imposed
go to the State, and It. S. Frazer, of Fourth
avenue, collects the money.
"An attempt has been made to connect
our league with the Bauder gang, for the
purpose of bringing it into disrepute. No
such connection ever existed. The Law and
Order Society have been subject to more
misrepresentation than 13 generally meted
out to most societies."
James Kelly Is Arrested on a Charge of
, IHghiray Robbery.
James Kelly, of Washington street, was
arrested last night at the Lake Erie depot,
on a charge of highway robbery preferred
by Archy Spronl.
It will be remembered that one evening
about July 25, Spronl. who is a driver for
the Standard Oil Company, was robbed near
the Bedford avenue water basin. He was
assailed by two or three men who stole $30
in gold from him. A man named Glenn is
now in jail awaiting a trial for complicity
in the robbery, and there are more arrests
to follow.
When Kelly was arrested last nighf, he
had just returned from a picnic given" by
the Lake Erie hrakemen at Aliquippa.
Tbe B. R. fc P. Road Now Has a Throngb
Freight Line to Lake Ontario.
The Buffalo, Rochester and .Pittsburg
road have completed track connections with
their Borne, Watcrtown and Ogdensburg
road at Charlotte. This gives the Buffalo,
Bochester and Pittsburg road a direct Ipute
from Pittsburg to Lake Ontario, via Alle
gheny "Valley.
William A. SprouU represents the road
in Pittsburg. He says the line gets its
share of business from this territory, and is
doing well. Some day the Buffalo, Boches
ter and Pittsburg people expect to have
their own line to Pittsburg. C
Borsesboers Make a Reqalst.
A demand will be made to tbe master
horseshoers by tbe journeymen horseshoers
to-day, that henceforth nine hours shall con
stitute a day's work. An advance in tbe
present scale of wages 'Will also be asked
for. f ,, .
The Allegheny Suicide Mar Not Last Until
This Morning So Say Bis Doctors All
Due to Overwork.
JohnM. Stewart, tbe Alleghenian who
attempted to take his life with a pistol in
Allegheny yesterday, near Prof. Brashear's
observatory, has doubtless succeeded, as the
officials of the Allegheny General Hospital
were doubtful last night of his survival until
this morning. The self-inflicted wound was
in the temple, and he did not recover con
sciousness from the time of the attempt,
Mr. Stewart was for a decade a manager of
Singer, Nimick & Co.'s mill, and his mind
gave way Irom overwork. Alexander Nim
ick had him placed in Dixmont, where be
remained foriour yearp. His restoration to
reason had been supposed to be complete
prior to his release from Dixmont, but his
liberty did notlast long. He wasconscious,
in some peculiar way, of .his own recurring
aberration and recently was taken to the
City Farm by his own request, in some
uuexplained manner he escaped yesterday
and came to the city, finding his way
to the home of 'his sister, ou
Sandusky street, where he borrowed
some money. His rational appearance
quelled any uneasiness his sister lelt. Mr.
Stewart is supposed to have purchased a
revolver in the interim between his de
parture from Sandusky street aud his ar
rival at the Observatory Hill residence of
his brother-in-law, Prof. J. A. Brashear.
While that gentleman had temporarily ab
sented himself to telephone to Mrs. Stewart
Mr. Stewart left the house unobserved, and
souzht a place where be fired the fatal shot.
Tbe noise was observed, and, after a search
lasting 40 minutes, Mr. Stewart was found
lying wounded and unconscious. The
patrol wagon was called, and the' injured
man was taken to the Allegheny General
Hospital, where he received every attention.
Mr. Stewart was a man of fine attainments
and great probity, and had many friends,
who will regret keenly his possible death.
Applicants for Departments In Washington
Next In Order.
Another Civil Service examination will
take place next week. It will probably be
held in Curry University, and from 110 to
120 applicants are expected to be examined.
This test is for the Government departments,
and is more severe than the one for the local
clerks and mail carriers, some days' since.
A good knowledee of arithmetic, English
grammar, composition, orthography pen
manship, general and national history,
geography and other subjects will be re
Movements of Flttsbnrgers nnd Others of
Wldo Acquaintance.
Congressman J. W. Bay, of Greene
conntyVas in the city yesterday consulting
with Internal Revenue Collector Bam. Warm
castle about tbe appointments In his district.
It was decided to make J. P. Reinhart, of
Waynesburg. a deputy collector. Mr. Ray
said come other names had been discussed for
other positions, but as they have not been de
cided on, he declined to give them. About 30
per cent of the gangers and storekeepers will
be lopped oS at the first blow. Tbe others will
be retained for a time to lnstrnct the green
hands. Many ol the fourth class postmasters
In his district, Mr. Ray said, had been changed.
He is Inclined to believe that Greeue county
will support Major Montooth for Governor, be
cause he is a neighbor.
Bev. P. S. Mesny, rector of Trinity
Hall, Little Washington, was in Pittsburg yes
terday. He has Just returned from a trip to
Europe, where he wandered around in college
and university towns, imbibing Anglican idess
in regard to tbe proper culture of budding In
tellects, "which will be applied to the conductor
Trinity Hall. Mr. Mesny is quite enthusiastic
over the prospects of his college for young men,
which is situated on an elevation near Wash
ington, with charming air and surrounding).
Bishop Whitehead anda-party of ladles from
Pittsburg ware visitors at Trinity Hall last
Wednesday, and met with a pleasant receptiocj
Landon Smith, of the New York TTorM,
and Brainard Rorison, of Indianapolis.- are &
tneAnaerson Hotel. Two interesting nieces
of Mr. Roiison. Misses Carrie and Mollie Rich
ards, were lost during the Johnstown disaster.
Mr. Rorison went there and recovered tne
bodies. He now has a perfect horror of tbe
place, and always travels through the town at
-Miss Blanche Logan, of the Peebles
School, returned from Paris yesterday. The
other teachers who went on the European ex
cursion are pushing into different parts of
Enzland and Scotland, and will not be here for
a week or two. Prof. J. K. Bane and the squad
of excursionists that be is ebaperoning are ex
pected to arrive In town about August 0.
On Monday evening the Bev. L. Morgan
Wood. M. A., son of the Rev. E. M. Wood, D.
D., of Pittsburg, and Miss Ella Marie Emble
ton, of Chicago, 111., were united In marriage at
tbe homo of the bride. The grooin is pastor of
Pleasant Street Church, Salem, N. H., for
which place the happy couple started immedi
ately after their marriage.
Dr. and Mrs. W. F. Edmundson were
called borne suddenly from Virginia last Mon
day by the illness of Mrs. Edmundson's father,
who has the typhoid fever. The Doctor is bad
ly overworked, and intended to spend a month,
on his father's plantation. They baa been away
about ten days wben they were called home.
Miss Carrie Bodgers, of Johnstown.
"died at Mercy Hospital yesterday after a
lingering illness. Tbe young lady lived on the
hill, and was badly frightened by the terrible
disaster. She was taken ill soon after and
never recovered.
Inspector McAleese started for Valant,
Mercer county, yesterday to brine home his
wife and family, who are visiting there, but
was delayed by a wreck on the Lake Erie road
atUharliers, and decided to postpone his trip
until to-day.
Iftnry C. Ayres yesterday took out a
permit for tbe erection of a 2-story brick and
frame residence on Walnut street, between
Hiland avenue and College street, Twentieth
ward. The building will cost $8,500.
J. Elmer Salisbury, a Southside artist,
has executed a painting of a Roman stone
stairway that is said to possess undoubted
merit. Mr. Salisbury spent three years in
Europe under the best teachers.
Jacob Mohn, a brother of the well
known steam laundry man, starts for Baltimore
to-day with his family. He will spend several
weeks In that city and vicinity.
A. E. Hufnagle, a clerk at station B
postoffice, Lawrenceville, will go to Atlantic
City next week. He will be accompanied by
bis sister Maggie.
John P. Beardon, the leader of the or
chestra in St. Augustine's Young Men's Liter
ary Society, Is taking a vacation in Buffalo and
Oil City.
Dr. ' Einebart, the young dentist, of
Malp street, Lawrenceville. will leave the city
next Monday for a six months' stay in Phila
delphia. Miss Mary Girard, of the Eighteenth
ward, and her sister Tillie. left for Butler yes
terday, where they will summer among rela
tives, j
Howard D. Potts, of Harrisburg, and
Mrs. James Allen, of New Haven, are among
the guests at the Seventh Avenue Hotel.
J. J. McCaffrey and James Wallace,
prominent members of tbe Randall Club, are
stopping at Atlantic City.
Mrs. Tillie Zuillen, the defendant in
the baby farming case, is lying dangerously ill
at Mansfield Valley.
Miss Belle Todd will leave for Point
Marion to-day. where she will spend a few
'weeks among friends.
E. J. Landor, of Canton, and Mrs. Dr.
J. W. Ely, of Waynesburg, are stopping at the
Monongabela House.
John A. Duncan, of Thirteenth street
and Penn avenue, leaves to-day for a trip east"
H. P. Ecker, the well-known pianist,
has returned from his vacation, passed at At
lantic City.
Prof. James C. Williams, President of
Curry University, has returned from Philadel
phia. J. W. Walker, of the 8hifHer Bridge
Company, has gone fast lor a few days.
-Judge McKennan, of the United States
Circuit Court, went East last evening.
H. W, Hartman, of Beaver Falls, was
in the city yesterday. .
Jesse Lippincott left for New York.
George A. Jenks Says tbo Department
. Was Warned Last Winter
His Fellow-Judges Were Mora Concerned
Than Justice Field.
Ex-Solicitor General George A. Jenks is
at tbe Seventh Avenue Hotel. His connec
tion with the telephone cases for the Gov
ernment keeps him busy traveling over the
country taking evidence. Mr. Jenks said
last night he had worked hard since he was
a boy 14 years old, and he had hoped to
spend some time at home after he retired
from the Department of Justice, but as it is
he is up to his eyes in business, and hasn't
even time to read tbe newspapers.
For this reason he claimed he was
not posted on politics and he hadn't heard
of the attempt to shelve Cleveland in New
York and bring out Whitney as the Presi
dental candidate of the Democratic; party in
Concerning the tragic ending of Judge
Terry he said:
"I expected something of the kind would
happen. We heard of threats last winter
that Terry had made against the life of
Justice Field, and the other judges and the
Attorney General were worried about it.
We knew what kind of a man Judge
Terry was. He came to California from
Texas with a bad reputation and malignant
disposition. He was known to be a man
who never forgave anyone, and naturally
his fellow justices have been apprehensive
of the safety of Judge Field since he sent
Terry to jail for contempt of court.
"But Justice Field is a courageous man,
and at no time did he express any fears. I
heard him say last winter that he would
attend to his duties in California as he had
always done, would visit every place where
he had work to do, and he would not go out
of his way to avoid Terry. I think the
Justice would have defended himself, too,
if it had been necessary. He is not one of
those who would stand idly by when his life
was in jeopardy." ,
"Had the Attorney General a right to
delegate a Marshal, to protect the Judge?"
"Well, Iyrould rather not answer that
question. The Attorney General isat the
head of the Department ot Justice, and all
the machinery of the courts is under his
control. He is bound to preserve peace and
order in the courtrooms. It would certainly
be a most atrocious crime if a judge should
be murdered off the bench for any official
Mr. Jenks declined to express an opinion
as to the right of the Attorney General to
detail a marshal tor such a purpose, on the
ground that he was still in tbe service of
the Government, and that he had free ac
cess to everything in the Department of
Jndge James A. Waywine and P. T.
Dickerson, a prominent lawyer of Alameda,
Cal., are stopping at the Duquesne. Mr.
Dickerson knew Judge Terry, and he told a
friend that the State had been rid of a, bad
man. He was a desperado and a practical
lawyer. For years MrJDickerson said he
had been a terror to men in public life, and
he was universally feared by everybody.
He teemed to be devoid of conscience, and
was quick to use deadly weapons.
Miss Nora Joyce la United to Albert Menjou,
oltbe Dn qneue Hotel.
Quite a charming wedding reception
came off yesterday evening at the residence
of Mrs. Magee, 91 Sixth avenue. The bride
and bridegroom were Miss Nora Joyce and
Albert Menjou, of . the Hotel Duquesne.
The happy pair were united at St. Paul's
Cathedral by the Bev. J. C. Conway, the
bridesmaid being Miss Annie Joyce and
the groomsman Albert Steinmann.
After the ceremony lunch was served at
Mrs. Magee's residence, which had been
transformed into a dainty bower of myriad
colored flowers and gaily decorated for the
reception of the bridal party. Lunch over,
the newly wedded pair left, amid the old
time showers of rice and the flinging of
lucky slippers innumerable. They travel
to Cleveland, and thence, by Cincinnati and
Baltimore, to New York. After a short
time spent in the metropolis, they will visit
Atlantic City and other seaside, resorts be
fore they return to Pittsburg.
Althqugh the cup of merriment was some
what soured by the departure, there was
still enough sweetness left to make the
draught highly enjoyable. Supper was
served about 8 o'clock, and the popping of
champagne corks mingled with song and
speech until a late hour. In an upper
chamber "the gay sounds of harp and fid
dle" made sweet music, and tempted more
than one staid, elderly gentleman to try his
fortune in the mazes of the dance. J. L.
Lee officiated as master of ceremonies, and
many were the benedictions called down
upon his head by the grateful guests.
A Host Has HIa Hkull Laid Bare, nnd Is
Pitched From His Porch.
Edgar Moore,' John Kibbon and Mary
Beese are charged with felonious assault
and battery by Henry Wilson, before Alder
man Porter. The parties live on the Morn
'inzside road. Last Saturday night the de
fendants visited the house of the prosecutor
to assist him in celebrating his birthday.
Abont midnight a genera row resulted,
and Wilson, less fortunate than the others,
had a good portion of his skull laid bare by
a blow from a chair, and suffered other in
juries, being thrown from tbe porch of his
residence. A hearing will be held in the
case Monday. '
PIttsbnrg Committee Walling; to Hear From
Trunk Line.
The Trunk Lin,e Association met in New
York yesterday jto determine the advance in
iron rates to' be made September. The
Pittsburg ICommittee of Freight Agents
will meet to-day, and, if they can hear in
time, will arrange the rates for this terri
tory. It is generally understood the old
rates will be restored, if indeed, they do not
go higher.
Few More Coses for tbe Hospital, While
Doctors Report Less.
The Mercy Hospital received two more
typhoid fever patients yesterday afternoon.
This makes a total of 46 cases that have
been received up to the present time.
Dr. Hieber, of 1704 Penn avenue, says
there is a wonderful decrease in typhoid
fever during the last few days. 'Beyond a
few patients attacked with malaria, no seri
ous contagious disease is prevalent.
Charles Davis, of Sutler County, Arrested
, on That Charge.
Charles Davis was arrested by Officer
Palmer at Thirty-fourth street yesterday
afternoon, at the instance of William
Weaver and William Wattle, who say Da
vis is wanted in Butler county for.taking a
horse and buggy, He will be turned over
to the Butler county authorities.
Fob a disordered Hyer try Beeetaa't Pills.
PXABS' Soap the potest ana best ever made.
One of the Vender Behind the Ban In Chi
cago That Commercial Drummers Club
A Projector In Limbo.
Assistant Police Superintendent O'Mara
has run to earth Robert B. Ford, one or the
men who worked up the Drummers' Com
mercial Club project some weeks ago in this
city, and has him in jail in Chicago, on in-
lormation for conspiracy, entered by Messrs.
Wells and Duncan, who think he has got
away with 600. Mr. O'Mara was yester
day busy arranging to get out the requisition
papers to have Ford brought to this city.
Ford and some others swelled the heads
of a considerable number of people in this
city by dwelling on the necessity for a club
room here for the accommodation of the
drummers of the United States, represent
ing that there were some 200,000 of them,
and that their influence, exerted for or
against a city, was a matter of much mo
ment. Among those who came down lib
erally with the dust were the railway com
panies, hotel proprietors, merchants and
manufacturers. Among names of con
tributors given were those of Car
negie, Frick, Overholt, Zug & Co.,
and others too nnmerous to mention.
The fellows cut a pretty broad swath, and
wine suppers and other adventitious aids
were employed. Mr. O'Mara at the time
denounced the matter as a swindle; but his
warning was not heeded until the project
had gotten free course, had run and had
been glorified, when the awakening came
and the birds had flown. A man named
Dearborn was connected with Ford, and
there were quite a number of others who
pulled 'out.
Connected with the project was a grand
excursion to Baden on the steamer May
flower. Some 1,600 or 1,800 tickets were
sold, and about 160 people went on the
steamer. It was a mixed assemblage, but
had scarce enough commercial travelers in
it to leaven the mass, a census taken on the
boat disclosing but six.
Oliver Tate Waa Arrested Yesterday on
Charges of Robbery.
Oliver Tate, a well-known man among the
local police, was arrested' on Grant street
yesterday, afternoon. Tate got out of the
Western Penitentiary a few months ago,
having served a sentence of seven years for
burglary. Since then a number of robber
ies have been committed in the city, and the
detectives thought they at once recognized
the handiwork of the ex-convict.
Assistant Superintendent Roger O'Mara
stated last night that they had found' a lot
of cases against Tate during the last few
days. Among them he mentioned several
robberies on Fifth avenue and another at
the residence of Mrs. Blakely, of South
Nineteenth street. Mr. O'Mara has a large
quantity of stolen goods in his possession,
and says that he is positive Tate stole them.
Two'weeks ago a thief was discovered in
tbe store of William Barkley, No. 147
South Nineteenth street. Mr. and Mrs.
Barkley heard a noise in the store room
about 12 o'clock, and going down stairs
found a man. He however succeeded in
escapingsecuring only a small amount of
money and some jewelry of little value.
Tate was suspected of the attempted bur
glary, and last evening he was taken in the
Soutside patrol wagon to the Twenty-eighth
ward station. He was placed in a row with
nine other men, and Mr. and Mrs. Barkley
called in to identify him. They at once
picked out Tate as the man. They also
stated that they recognized his voice.
, An information was then lodged against
Tate before Magistrate Brokaw lor entering
a building with intent to commit a felony.
He will be given a bearing in the morning,
and then returned to Central station to
undergo another test of identification as the
perpetrator of several robberies on this side
of the river.
Tate is also suspected of having been im
plicated in an extensive robbery of a store
in Mansfield a few days ago.
Bnt the Firemen Upset a Wagon, and the
Driver's Face Was Cat.
A spark from a chimney set the shingles
on fire on the roof of a house out the
Brownsville road yesterday. The fire was
put out before much damage was done.
While hose carriage No. 11 was going to
the fird a street car driver failed to stop as
required, and the passengers got frightened.
A lady threw n bundle out on the prrtement
and jumped off, but she was not hurt.
At Eighth street Christopher Blumm was
driving a wagon and failed to turn out. His
wagon was upset, and Blumm's face was
badly cut. His son, who was with him,
was not injured.
Incidents of a Day In Two Cities Condensed
for Ready Reading.
The first appointment made by Chief Jones,
of the Allegheny Fire Department, was that of
Blcbard Clark, foreman of Eureka Engine
Company, to tbe position of Assistant Chief,
subject to tbe apnroral of tbe Councils Com
mittee. Mucb surprise was manifested by local
politicians, as tbree men, Messrs. Peter Schatz
mann. Jobn Lehman and Noble Jones, were
candidates. Tbe appointment gives satisfac
tion. Two young girls from Youngstown, O., were
before Magistrate Brokaw yetterday at tbe
instance of Agent O'Brien, of tbe Humane
Society, who claims that tbe pair were in very
shady company. Tbe girls were defiant, and
said they would like to go to tbe workhouse.
Tbe last names they gave were Esther Clark
and Bailie Sounds. The authorities are puzzled
what to do with them.
W. J. Mabks' grocery store on the Butler
plank road, 21 miles from Pittsburg, missed
merchandise valued at $55 yesterday. Tbe
thief was tracked to Butler street and arrested
by Officer Palmer. He gave bis name as
Cbarles Davis at tbe Twelfth ward station.
The thief bad a horse and light soring wagon,
which are supposed to bare been stolen.
William McMastebs gave ball before
Alderman Porter yesterday for a hearing to
day on a charge of larceny preferred by Will
iam McGlU. Tbe prosecutor alleges that the
defendant stole a watch valued at $50 from
him. Officer Daily arrested tbe accused at
James Caht, called "Jimmy the Greek,"
tried to pick some pockets at the Chestnut
street station of tbe West Penn Bailroad dur
ing the embarkation of excursionists to the
butchers' picnic He was sent to the work
bouse for 30 days by Mayor Pearson.
The medical staff of tbe Southside Hospital
bave issued an appeal to tbe public for bed
clotbing, food and general donations. The hos
pital is filled with patients whose woes may
need the alleviation attaching to material com
forts. A meettso of the survivors of the Sixty
first Pennsylvania Volunteers will be held at
Union Veteran Legion Hall Saturday evening
to make arrangements for the veterans to go
to Gettysburg.
As early morning freight wreck yesterday
on the Lake Erie Bailroad smashed np a num
ber of cars which were unaccountably stand
ing on tbe main track. None of the train men
were Injured.
JIatok Peabson sent Mr. and Mrs. Horn,
of Green Tree, to the workhouse for 30 days,
yesterday. Tbe couple are each about 70 years
old, and are confirmed drinkers.
The Board of Vlewersyesterdayheld a meet
ing to receive claims for damages caused by
tbe opening of Murtland street, from Penn
avenue to Chaucer street.
TnEB.AO. excursion to Atlantic City yes
terday was one of tbe largest of the season.
Division Passenger Agent E. D. Smith accom
panied the excursionists.
Yesteed at Job n Balrd, Justice of th e Peace
at Sbarpsburg, committed Andrew Downing to
jail to await a hearing on a charge of horse
Eyan Jones, Ws son and Thomas Meville
are charged with conspiracy by A. M. Mars
den. Tbe particulars of tbe case are not yet
given. i
Yesterday the feast of the Ascension of
the Virgin Mary was celebrated with unusual
solemnity in Pittsburg Catholic churchts.
Branch 95 of the Emerald Beneficial Asso
ciation, wn.1 bave an undoubtedly enjoyable
picnic to-morrow in Silver Lake Grove.
Yotwo Batjbshteb, ot tte Sonthslae, was
hit in tbe eye -with a stone, while watching a
gameofball. X6wmioMhlfB& '
Johnstown Unable to Educate Its
Children' Without Aid.
One Line of Quite Noticeable-Gain From
the .Misfortune.
Yesterday Secretary Charles Beisfar, of
the Central Board of Education, received an
appeal for aid from the Board f Education
of Johnstown. It is dated August 6. It
states that it is impossible for the board to
secure, by means ot taxation, the money re
quired to maintain the Johnstown schools
during the current year. No part of the
money contributed to the sufferers' can be
used for school purposes.
Tbe board appealed to Governor Beaver
for assistance, but he did not feel that he
possessed the authority to apply to their re
lief any part of the educational appropriation
of the Commonwealth.
During the past year the board had under
its control 36 schools and 33 teachers, with
an enrollment of 1,913 pupils. It requires
$23,000 per year to 'maintain the school.
During the coming year the board expects
to have 1,800 pupils to provide for.
Some of their schoolhouses have been de
stroyed, and the others are greatly dam
aged. In addition to their losses they have
a bonded indebtedness of $12,000, which,
with the reduced valuation of Johnstown
since the deluge, will bring the indebtedness
of the board up to the constitutional limit.
The board needs 25,000. This, they say, it
cannot secure by taxation or loans, and for
that reason appeals to the people of Penn
sylvania. This appeal is signed by all the
members of the -board.
Accompanying the appeal is an indorse
ment of the needs of the Johnstown schools
by Dr. E. E. Higbee, State Superintendent
of Public Instruction.
A member of the Shifner Bridge Com
pany yesterday said that the flood at Johns
town had given some of the Pittsburg bridge
builders a boom. In nearly all instances
the firms that'put the destroyed bridges up
secured contracts to rebuild according to the
old drawings. He said quite a large num
ber ot orders had gone East.
The Keystone Bridge Company was next
visited. They replied to a query that the
sweeping away of the bridges along the
ConemaUgh did not affect them. Their work
was generally bnilding great viaducts. They
had not done any work toward reconstruct
ing the bridges along the pathway of the
The Pittsburg Bridge Company has had a
fair share of the building of new bridges in
place of the destroyed ones. It is a
specialty with this" company to construct
small -river bridges. Ever since the flood
they have had a considerable bom.
Elastic Stockings. Etc.
Trusses, bandages, abdominal, navel and
pile supporters, elastic anklets, knee caps
and stockings at No. 909 Penn avenue, near
Ninth street. Open Saturday evenings.
Abtificiai. Limb ilro. Co.,
Penn avenue, near Ninth street.
Your Last Chance
To go to the seashore via the Pennsylvania
Bailroad will be Thursday, August 22. at
the $10 rate-f or ten days. Special train will
leave Union station at 8:50 A. u., arriving
at Philadelphia at 7115 p. jr., composed of
Eastlake coaches and Pullman parlor
cars. Tickets wilt also be good on 4-30, 7-15
and 8:10 p. si. trains on the same day. Seats
in parlor cars and berths in sleeping cars
cjin.be secured now at office. 110 Fifth ave-
nue wu Z r -
First Place Sure.
If the Allegheny Baseball Club gets sixth
place it will be doing well, but Marvin's
cakes and 'crackers would consider them
selves disgraced if they got as low as second
place in the list of good things. They are
unrivaled and unsurpassed. Try them.
, Iron Cliy Beer,
Brewed only by Prauenheim & Vilsack, is
perfectly pure, wholesome and nutritious.
Sold at all first-class bars.
Toko Some With Yoa.
In making yourpreparations for the picnic
don't forget to lay in a supply of Marvin's
superior gjnger snaps and extra soda crack
ers. They are the finest in the market.
Cabinet photos, 89c per dor. Lies Pop
ular Gallery, 10 and 12 Sixth st. mwfsu
From bad sewerage or nndralned
swamps deranges the liver and un
dermines the system, creates blood
diseases and eruptions, preceded by
headache, biliousness and constipa
tion, which can most effectually be
cured by the use of the genuine
Dr.O.HcLane's celebrated
. Liver Pills.
Price, 23c. Sold by all druggists, and pre
pared only by Fleming Brothers, Pitts
burg, Pa. Get the genuine; counterfeits
are made In St. Louis.
A cure for black feet,
Wear our Fast Black Hose.
s A good night's rest In our
' 60c NIGHT SH1BT.
Give you a perfect shape.
We can't be excelled In
KID GLOVES. 50c to $2 25.
' UMBRELLAS, 60c to J5.
::: T. T. T.
109 Federal Street,
' v - Allegheny.
Mr. Cable Claims He Caa Send 300 Words
Per Bllnnte by a Kerr Key A Bis; .Boob
for Telegraph Operators.
D. J. Cable, the electrician, and L.O.
Kleber recently applied for a patent on an
automatic telegraphic key, jntended to take
the place of the 'Wheatstone repeater, by
which they claim an operator can transmit
500 words per minute. If the invention
proves to be successful, its immense ad
vantages cannot be discounted.
The capacity of the Wheatstone repeater U
from 100 to 105 words per minute, but there
are very few operators who can attain this
P.apid transmission would have been s
big boom to tbe newspaper men during tba
Johnstown disaster. There, was no trouble
to get the news; the biggest kind ot items
were lying around loose; but, after the re
porters had the news written then came the
question of transmission, and here waa
where the greatest amount of anxiety was
encountered. To fill two pages of THE
Dispatch, as was done during the first
days of the flood, required a force of oper
ators to work 18 hours a day, so that, if the
new key will acco'mplish what is claimed
for it, it will be a valuable adjunct in times
of great emergencies.
Mr. Cable declined to describe his inven
tion in detail until the patent is granted,
hut he says he has'perlbrmed testsaud
every one was satisfactory. The pres
ent key cramps the hand ' of
the operators, and they soon ret
tired. The hew key also is worked "by
hand; but in such a manner that the fingers
do not grow weary. With his automatic
keyatone end of a line and the ordinary
Morse register at the other, Mr. Cable says
an operator can soon transmit a long message,
and it can be copied in the office by clerks.
In this age the element of time has become
an important factor in everything, and any
invention to facilitate matters in any busi
ness will always be welcomed.1"
Although Piatt's Chlorides "is an odorless
liquid, its disinfecting power Is great. Try it.
Astonishing 25c for ladies' Jerseys;
chemise, 17c;. ruffled skirts, 25c; wrappers,
50c; jersey vests, 10c; calico dresses, 7c up;
infants cloaks, slips, etc., at cut prices.
Bpsy BEEHrvis. cor. Sixth and Liberty.
The August reduction prices make
trade even if a great many people are
out, of town those that are home can
not spend time and money to better adV
vantage than right here In the store.
When you can bny fine double-width
Dress Goods for 25c a yard here It's a
good time, to corce $?,
When yon can buy fine Imported
Dress Patterns, full quantity, at $5, It's
a good time to come.
Tbe Fine Dress Goods are reduced
summer dress fabrics must go Cballis, $
Beiges, Mixtures, Plaids, Novelty Jac
quard Styles a thorough clearing out
of all summer dress materials here this '
The Silk stock is very large the prices
made low to make it less. Tbe Black
Silks, the Printed India Silks, the Col
ored Surah Silks, the Fancy Plaid and
Striped Silks in latest colorings. Better
Silks here at 50c a yard than ever
offered at the price.
The Butt Department Ladles' and
Children's Summer Dress, made up
nicely, all marked down. Also the
Beaded Wraps and Lace Wraps and
lightweight Cloth Jackets and Long '
Wraps. Tbe most complete assortment
of Clothing for infants and small chfl.
dren is here.
Housekeepers' Sales In Table Linens'
and Towels and In Lace Curtains th
customers are increasing as they find
out the prices here. T
Closing out prices now in Millinery, la
Hosiery, Silk Gloves, Muslin Under,
wear. Dress Trimmings. '
- Stocks Complete In all departments '
with the pest goods for your personal
and household wants.
The Wash Goods Department has.T
just opened some entirely new styles fSf
fine Satlnes at 15c, and more of the flnol
Ginghams at 25c and 15c a yard.
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