Pittsburg dispatch. (Pittsburg [Pa.]) 1880-1923, October 18, 1889, Image 2

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Irews Says Tliey Have
i Found All Bight.
Jillion Dollars Held Back by
'Uncle Sam Partially Due.
Mrs. Eads 'Will Shortly Beceive a Portion
of the Guaranty Sam.
Colonel James P. Andrews, the eminent
engineer of Allegheny City, was seen yes
terday by a Dispatch representative -who
had an unreasonable appetite for an item
nngratified by several hours of busy hust
iing. The genial old engineer came to the
rescue with an important piece of informa
tion about the I2ads jetties, with which he
was so long and so successfully connected.
Colonel Andrews said: "A corp of army
officers appointed by Secretary Proctor has
just concluded the official inspection of the
Eads system of jetties pursuant to the act of
Congress which allowed Captain Eads to
construct his jetties in the South Pass of the
Mississippi river. The enabling act placed
all the risks upon Captain Eads, and ar
ranged the basis of payment so that even
when the deep water had been secured, the
Government was to retain
as a security for the perpetuation of a navi
cable stage of water. There was to be an
inspection of the system within ten years
from the date of completion, and a partial
pavmentof the sum, the final inspection
ami payment to take place in 20 years after
"The jetties were completed and formally
opened on October 6, 1879, in the midst of a
great popular demonstration. The ten
vears' payment was therefore due on the 6th
of the current month. The formal inspec
tion, however, was not completed until day
before yesterday, and the official report is
probably by this time in the hands of the
Secretary of the Navy. He will draw his
warrant "for the sum payable under the pro
visions of the act, and it will he paid to a
representative of the Eads estate, who is
sow in Washington.
"This latest Government survey must
the question which is even now raised by
carping critics and doubting Thomases as to
the permanency of the jetties. I have been
apprised by telegraph that the Government
surveyors found, alter elaborate foundings
of the bar at the mouth of SonthPass that
the average depth of watr was greater than
at the completion of the work. In several
places an increased depth of three to four
leet was found, but in the average the depth
has increased. I regret that Captain Eads
did not live long enough to enjoy this fresh
proof of his foresight and judgment. But
his widow will receive a practical evidence
of the success of the jetties."
Colonel Andrews is very busy upon sev
eral mechanical ideas which are the resnlt
of sights seen in Europe during his recent
trip. He has completely recovered from the
effects of the severe attack of pleuro-pneu-xnonia
which he contracted on his trip from
Denver to St. Louis.
A Two-Story Stable Consumed Cable Cars
Scrionsly Hctnrded.
About 8 o'clock last evening fire was dis
covered in the two-story stable of H. Ober
nauer on Oar alley, near Vine street This
stable has been bnrned twice formerly with
in two years. It was the property of H.
Forest, and had been rented by Obernauer,
the wholesale liqnor dealer, only since Oc
tober 1.
The origin of the fire is unknown, al
though it is probable that some man dropped
a cigar or spark from a pipe. Two or three
men kept their horses in the lower part, and
had put them away a short time belore the
fire broke out Officer Bosenblatt saw the
flames and sounded an alarm. When the
engines arrived the entire upper part was
ablaze. Three wagons and six horses kept
on the lower floor were saved from the
flame's. On the second floor, which opens
upon a yard leading to Colwell street, there
were four horses, five sets of harness, a buggy
and a load of hay, all belonging to Ober
nauer, which were burned. The property
was insured for little over half the value,
hut there was no insurance on the building.
The fire was put out before the framework
was consumed.
As patrol wagon No. 2, from the Eleventh
ward station, was driving to the fire Officer
S. Hanley tried to jump on the rear end at
the corner of Fil'tL avenue aud Pride
street His grip slipped and he fell back
ward. His foot caught between the brass
rail and the step, and he was dragged, on
his back, along the stone pavement as far
as the corner of Marion street There he
was seen by one of the men on the wagon
and was released. He could barely stand.
His shoes were burned, his clothing torn
and he was severely bruised on his back and
limbs. He was able, alter awhile, to walk
to his home on Second avenue.
The hose lines across Pi. th avenue stopped
the cable cars ior over an hour, and when
the theaters and Exposition were out the
streets down town were crowded with people
waiting lor cars, which had not yet got back
to regular schedule. Captain Silvis and sev
eral policemen found it necessary to keep
the people in order at the crossings when a
car arrived.
A Terr B!e Gnshcr Struck in the Vicinity
of Pnrkersborsr.
Channing II. Smith, editor and proprietor
of the Parkersburg Index, who is visiting
the Exposition, received a telegram last
night stating that a gusher had been struck
( in Pleasants county, W. Va.
It is Bonsdall's well in which sand had
only been struck last Monday, and it sent
out 500 barrels yesterday, although not yet
through the sand. The strike is located
about 26 miles from Parkersburg.
He says also that the Story well in the
same locality has a good show of oil and is
still drilling.
The Brldgrewater Compnny Deny They Will
JUnke an Advnncc.
Prank Stephenson, Treasurer or the
Bridgewater Gas Company, denied yester
day that the company would advance the
rates on their fuel on December 1. He
stated that no circulars had been issued to
the effect and the company was not short of
gas. On October 1 they lollowed the exam
ple of other companies and advanced rates,
but nothing has been done since. He also
stated that they do not get their supply
from the Baden field.
W Allowed to Reslcn.
After an investigation by Chief Brown
yesterday, J. H. Acheson, lieutenant of En
gine Company No. 7, was forced to resign,
because of a fight which he had one evening
last week with James McKee, a member of
..the Twelfth Ward School Board. He has
' been an employe of the fire bureau for sine
j .,
The Pan-American Delegates lo Profit by
Their Visit An Indnstrlnl Exhibition
The Programme for Pittsburg Slsht
Beclnc. The Programme Committee on the enter
tainment of the South American delegates
during their short visit here met yesterday
and concluded their arrangements.
The visitors will arrive on Wednesday
evening from Cincinnati. On Thursday
the trip up the river, particulars of which
have been already published, will take
place. A return will be made by 5 or 6
o'clock in order to afford time for an in
spection of the exhibits of minor phases of
local industry which it is proposed to hold in
Mechanical Hall on the same evening. D.
C. Ripley is Chairman of the committee
having this matter in hand, and to him all ap
plications for soace should be at once made.
The directors of the Exposition have con
sented to facilitate the presentation of these
industries to the visitors by providing the
necessary motive power, etc The shoe
manufacturing, nail and broom making ma
chines now in operation will be utilized, and
it is expected that the citizens will provide
an extensive entertainment in this direction
for the edification of the delegates.
On Friday the programme, as already
published, will be carried out, and in the
evening the visitors will sleep in their cars,
so as to be ready for an early start next
morning for Jeannette and the Grapeville
gas district, which they will take in on their
way East
At the special request of the visitors there
will be no banqueting indnlged in, but
their inner susceptibilities will not suffer on
this account, as the very finest service the
city affords will be placed at their disposal.
There is a strong hope among the members
of the Entertainment Committee that the
Philadelphia Companv will see its way to
treat the tourists to a display of gas lighting
similar to that presented by it on a recent
Mr. James B. Scott and other prominent
gentlemen will accompany the visitors on
their various sight-seeing expeditions in
this district
Although Many Men Were Around Ibe
Boiler Xone Were Hurt.
A boiler exploded last night at the Pitts
burg Foundry Company, Bennet Nolives
were lost, but John Spael, the engineer,
sustained a deep scalp wound at the right
side of his head. His injuries are not con
sidered fatal, although he is in a dangerous
The explosion occurred about 6 o'clock,
just when the men were tapping a heat of
iron from the cupola, and it was a most
miraculous circumstance that no lives were
lost, because the boiler is situated just at
the rear of the cupola. When the report
was heard the men around the furnace left
the molten irou to pour into the ladle, and
ran from the flying debris.
The east side of the building was torn
out, the patterns were scattered around and
broken into fragments, and the engine was
slightly damaged. The loss is estimated at
It is supposed that the cause of the explo
sion was a defective sheet in the boiler; it
was, however, tested last October at 150
pounds, and it only carried 100 pounds at
the time it blew up. Two years ago yester
day a boiler exploded in the same place and
about the same hour.
John SIgb, Ex-Secretary of I TJ. 41
Charged With Embezzling $400.
John Sigh, formerly secretary of Local
Union 41, American Flint Glass Workers,
was lodged in jail yesterday, in default of
$1,000, for a hearing on Saturday, on a
warrant sworn out by John Snyder, a mem
ber of the union.
Sigh disappeared about July with about
$400 of the union's funds. He came back
vesterday and was seen by Snyder, who
Immediately entered the charge against
him. Sigh admitted having appropriated
money, and said that he understood if he
came back aud explained that no action
would be taken against him.
Movements of PIttaburgera nnd Other of
Wide Acquaintance.
President of the Pennsylvania Bailroad
Comrany G. B. Roberts, Vice President I. N.
Dabarry, Second Vice President George P.
Green. Wistar Morris H. D. Welsh, A. it Lit
tle and G. W. Hntchinson, Directors, N. H.
Joyce. E. B. Wail, D. S. Newhall, G. H. Aitken,
F. E. Gordon and I. M. Hardine, officials of the
company, are staying at the Anderson. They
leave this morning on their annual official tour
of inspection.
Mayor McCallin received a telegram
from Mayor Cregier. of Chicago, yesterday,
stating that City Controller Onahan, A. Bal
lard, W. B. Cunningham. James B. Low and C.
It Hopkins will be here to visit the Pittsburg
imposition. The gentlemen have been ap
pointed to attend by the city of Chicago.
Miss Lillian Blanche Bailey, Miss M.
Heizer and Thomas McCardy have written
Alderman Porter asking cim to deny the report
that they were in anyway connected with his
agency. The Alderman stated that none of the
above were employed by him in any capacity.
Maximilian Herrmaun.of Hew Orleans,
is a guest at the Anderson. Mr. Herrmann is
President of the Gulf Wire Mill Co., the Cos
mopolitan Loan Co., and the Territorial Com
mittee of the Twenty-sixth Saengerf est which
meets next year in New Orleans.
A number of gentlemen visited the
Western Penitentiary yes'terday, including
Charles F. F. Dumtin, Warden of the State
Penitentiary. New York; E. W. Abrams, of the
Southern Prison, Blinois, and W. C Hornor, of
the State Prison of Maryland. .
W. C. Turner, a telegraph operator on
the P.. McK. & Y.. m this city, has just fallen
heir, with eight others, to the estate of the late
Jeremiah Nicholson, of Baltimore, valued at
8.000,000. Mr. Nicholson was one of Balti
more's oldest citizens.
Colonel Harry Wall, of Los Angeles,
is on a visit here and is a guest of his friend
and cousin. Very Rev. Dr. Wall, rector of at.
Paul's Cathedral. Colonel Wall is one of the
most successful grape growers on the Pacific
Frank Gessner, the well-known glass
worker and writer on labor subjects, will de
liver an address "On Socialism" to the Single
Tax Club on Sunday afternoon, in the Union
Veteran Legion Hall, Sixth avenue.
C. H. Brace, of Brace Bros., was elected
one of the Vice Presidents of the Laundry
men's National Association, which has been in
session at Buffalo. N. r. The next meeting
Will UK XU T lbl&Ulll.
James G. Mitchell, Manager of the
Standard Oil Company's Philadelphia boiler
plant was a delegate at the Boiler Makers'
Convention. Mr. Mitchell was a former resident
of Pittsburg.
Mr. George O. Morse has been appointed
Manager of the Morse Electric Supply and
Construction Company. Mr. Z. MM). Miller
will be foreman for the same company.
The genial chief clerk of the Hotel An
derson, W. H. Crosby.celebrated his thirty-second
birthday yesterday. He was roundly con
gratulated by numberless friends.
L F. Miller, General Superintendent
of the Pennsylvania lines, went to Columbus
last night in the C., St L. fc P. private car 3S.
W. Clarence Andrews, of Dayton, O.,
is on a visit to his father. Superintendent An
drews, of the Bureau of Highways.
John Waller, of McKeesport, claims to
have invented a jonmal which will do away
with hot boxes on railroad cars.
Ex-Judge J. A. Bailey, with his family,
have taken up their residence at the Monon
gahela for the winter.
J. O. Furcb, of Allegheny, returned
home after a three months' trip through
General B, S. Granger and Mrs.
Granger are guests at the Monongahela,
President Norton, of the Louisville and
Nashville road, went East last night
Mr. Henry G. Hale and Miss Hale left
yesterday for Philadelphia,
Allegheny Common Council Wrestles
With the Question Again.
Eock Asphalt Experiments on Irwin
Avenue Discourajed.
The Allegheny Common Council held a
special meeting last night relative to the
purchase of ground for the electric light
plant Learning of a piece of property on
Irwin avenue and Oak alley, 60x120 feet,
very desirable for the purpose and that
could be bought for $7,0,00, the committee
recommended its purchase and had an or
dinance framed to that end.. The report be
ing filed, the ordinance was taken up and
The rules were suspended and the Council
proceeded to regular business. Mr. Watson
submitted a communication from the Penn
sylvania Bailroad Company asking for the
repeal of an old ordinance requiring en
gineers to ring the bells on their engines
while passing grade crossings in the city.
The company claimed that any danger was
prevented by the safety gates now in use.
The paper was referred to the proper com
mittee. Mr. Watson also presented a petition for
an ordinance providing for the taking and
approval of corporate sureties by Councils
and committees. ,
It is intended to cover cases where se
curity is needed for a bond filed by con
tractors or others doing work for the city,
and provides for the approval of bonds filed
by any corporation authorized by State law.
This "was referred to the Finance Com
Mr. Stayton presented an ordinance for
the Northside Railway Company. It is a
new line to be operated either by electricity
or such other motive power as the company
may desire. The line begins on the Ohio
river at the foot of' Franklin street, and
runs along and over Manhattan, Sheffield,
Bidwell and Cabinet streets to Allegheny
avenue, thence to Boquet street, to Grant
avenue, to North avenue, to Monterey
street, and there connect with the Federal
street and Pleasant Valley Bailway. The
ordinance was referred to the Committee on
Street Railways.
Mr. Smith, of the Twelfth ward, offered a
resolution authorizing the Mayor to remove
wagons and other vehicles left standing
from the streets, to prevent danger, espe
cially in cases ot fire. It was adopted.
Mr. Steffen called up an ordinance for the
construction of a sewer on Sigel street,
Sixth ward, which was passed; also the
ordinance for a sewer on Arch street, First
ward, called up by Mr.Neeb.
Mr. Striepeke reported that the Commit
tee on Wooden Buildings bad recommended
favorably a number of ordinances, and the
ordinance of the Pittsburg and Western
Railroad for the right to erect a frame store
room on Kilbuck street was passed, as was
the ordinance giving Mrs. Sweeney the right
to build a frame stable in the rear of 153
Cass avenue, and the ordinance granting the
United Bohemian Society the right to build
a two-story frame hall on Vinial street
The ordinance vacating the sidewalks on
the north and east sides of the Carnegie
Library was passed.
Mr. Knox called up the ordinance author
izing the regrading and repaying of Irwin
avenue, from Western to North avenues,
with Sicilian sheet rocs asphalt
Messrs. Stayton, Dahlinger, Kpox and
Robinson objected to its passage, as it was
a costly experiment to the city, and as the
street was in good repair it were better to
experiment on some other street that was
not Stockton avenue for example. Beside,
the residents on Irwin avenue had not pe
titioned for it. The city had to pay the en
tire cost.
Mr. Stayton moved that it be referred
back to the committee, and that if the prop
erty holders agreed to pay one half for the
improvement then let it be recommended.
Chairman Hunter called attention to the
elegant manual lately gotten out by Clerk
Dilworth, of Common, and Clerk White, of
Select Council, and Mr. Parke moved for
a vote of thanks for them, which was passed
Permission Given tbe Wcstinelionse" Com
pany to Erect Tbcm.
The Committee on Streets of Allegheny
met last night The Westinghouse Com
pany submitted a plan of the towers for the
electric lights that they propose erecting.
The company also asked for the right to
erect poles upon which to place wires for the
lighting of the High School. This was
granted, and the plan of towers submitted
to a sub-committee. The sub-committee ap
pointed to look into the work, of the rail
road crossing at Agnew's station reported
that the company proposed erecting a
bridge with approaches 32 feet wide and 6
feet to the hundred, which was entirely sat
About the Stowe Township Petroleum Ex
citement Yesterdny.
The road frcm Chartiers to the Arbuckle
oil well was lined yesterday with pilgrims
on foot, on horseback and in buggies, dog
carts and all kinds of vehicles. A large
number of perspiring Muldoons who would
have paid handsomly for transportation
were forced to hoof it as the liverv capacity
of Chartiers was exhausted. Some of the
visitors owned land in Stowe and Bobinson
townships and others wanted to get leases,
while others simply went out ot curiosity.
There were all sorts of stories, as to the
well's production, ranging from 300 to
1,080 barrels a day.
A party of lessees negotiated with a man
who owns land near the head of Neville Is
land, giving him a dollar to bind a verbal
bargain. He was told to come to the city
to sign the papers. When he got here he was
informed the deal was off, as it had been
ascertained that he was not in the line.
After deducting car fare the would-be lessor
found that his time had been paid for at a
very low rate. The next party that makes
an engagement of this kind with him, will
have to pay more than a dollar to bind the
Bnlldlns Permits Issued Yesterday.
The Central Traction Company yesterday
took out a permit for the erection of a brick
power house on Wvlie avenue, near Tun
nel street, to cost 557,000. The building is
to be one story high and 60x82 feet in size.
C. A. Balph is the builder.
Dilworth, Porter & Co. took out a permit
to erect an ironclad addition to their mill
on Bingham street Southside, to be 22x32
feet and cost $1,000.
Mrs. W. F. McBride got a permit to
build a two-story brick dwelling on Meyran
avenue, Fourteenth ward, to cost 53,800.
A Home Saddened by Dentb.
Ruby, the daughter of -Assistant City
Controller John J. Davis, died yesterday
forenoon of membranous croup at the age
of G years. The death was sudden. Mr.
Davis was at the office when a telephone
message warned him that his daughter was
dying.' When he reached his home she had
passed away. Mr. Davis has the sincere
sympathy of his associates in the City Hall.
"Petebsos" for November is issued as a
Thanksgiving number, with a handsome
new cover, and has some very fine illustra
tions and numerous stories and sketches
equal to those of any other publication.
This magazine is to many a household ne
cessity, and woold .be(:to mapy others did
they know its attractions. '
W. D. I!foore Preienta Startling Affidavits
In Criminal Court Ex-Mayor Llddell
Involved Attorney Porter's ExplIcItDe
nlal. W. D. Moore created a sensation in
Criminal Court yesterday by presenting an
affidavit made by Joanna May Clark in re
lation to the case of assanlt and battery in
which Hannah Clark was the prosecutrix
and ex-Mayor Robert Liddell the defendant
Mrs. Clark deposed that while waiting to be
called before the grand jury she heard Mr.
Liddell say to one Townsley, "Swear she was
drnnk and stick to it." She also avers that
Townsley so swore, and that the bill was
ignored by reason thereof. Mr. Moore also
presented an affidavit made by Hannah
Clark substantiating her mother's testi
mony. Mr. Moore then made a graphic statement
of the fracas in which Mrs. Clark was ejected
by ex-Mayor Liddell from thelatter's office,
and claimed that the grand jury had as
sumed the functions of. a traverse jury in
trying the case, and charged that things
looked crooked.
Judge White asked some questions, said
he was astounded that Mr. Liddell should
have been permitted to remain in the grand
jury room, and that he wonld have the case
sent back and reconsidered.
Mr. Haymaker, Assistant District At
torney, said he had not seen anybody but
Attorney L. K. Porter in the room. Mr.
Portfrasked to have the case disposed of as
quickly as possible.
The Court rose to his feet and said with
some warmth that Mr. Porter had no busi
ness there, and any member of the bar who
did that should be disbarred. He again
expressed his amazement at Mr. Liddell 's
presence in the grand jury room, and said
that he would refer the case to the next
grand jury.
Last evening ex-Mayor Liddell, accom
panied by his attorney, Mr. L. K. Porter,
visited The Dispatch office for the pur
pose of making a statement abont the events
of the day in the Criminal Court
Mr. Townsley is a night watchman in my
employ. I si mnly want to say that I was not in
grand jury room as charged, and didn't com
municate with either tbe grand jnry or the
Assistant District Attorney, Haymaker. I was
simply there to escort our engineer and foremen
who were to testify before grand jury. I waited
in the waiting room until I found the case
couldn't bo called, whenlleftfor home. They
had to wait I deny every charge made by them
completely. I am very much astonished at a
charge of jury-hxing, and can only ascribe it to
personal reasons. Townsley was jot called by
the grand jury at all, and it could not have
been his testimony upon which the case was
ignored. I propose to make an information
against Hannah Clark and her mother for
perjury and against W.D. Moore for subornation
of perfury, and until the case is tried I ask a
suspension ot opinion. I propose to probe the
thing to tbe bottom, as I am tired of being
Mr. Porter was indignant at what he
termed the unwarranted assumptions made
in the case, and last evening secured the fol
lowing letter from Assistant District At
torney John C. Haymaker:
PrrrSBUBO, October 17, 1889.
In relation to the statement made by Judge
White in the Criminal Court this morning in
the case of the Commonwealth versus Robert
Liddell, ignored by the grand jury, in justice to
L. K. Porter, Esq., I desire to say that two or
three days before the case was heard by the
grand- jury Mr. Porter called on me in the
waiting room.which is separate from that occu
pied by the grand jury, and requested simply
that an engineer who had charge of a large
engine be heard as soon as possible in the Lid
dell case, as it was almost impossible for.him
to be away from bis engine this witness was
subpoenaed by the Commonwealth and made a
similar request; this was on Friday and tbe
case was heard on the following Monday or
Tuesday. Mr. Porter made not the slightest
reference to the facts or merits of the case, nor
did he say anything about the prosecntion of
his client I know that his sole purpose was to
relieve the engineer from any further delay
and not to obstruct the course of justice. Mr.
Porter's reputation is well known, and 1 think
I can safely say that he is far above doing any
thing calculated to tarnish the rcpntation of a
member of the bar. Yours truly.
Ass't Dist Att'y.
PrrrSBUBO, October 17, 1SS9
I am the engineer referred to by Mr. Hay
maker, and it was at my request that Mr.
Porter went to see Mr. Haymaker, myself
being with him. The conversation was as stated
by Mr. Haymaker. It was Friday morning,
two or three days before tbe case was finally
called. We jointly requested that my testi
mony be taken, as I had left my engine and was
uneasy to get home. Mr. Porter said nothing
to Mr. Haymaker or myself about tbe facts of
the case, nor did he express any opinion. This
was the only time Mr. Porter was there, and I
was responsible for that as it was a matter of
kindnws to me. 1 will be qualified to this, and
further will say after waiting until the case
was heard was never called as a witness. This
conversation took place in the waiting room,
at which time the grand jnry was locked up in
another room. Chables McDonald.
Mr. Porter said in regard to Judge
White's comments upon the case:
"What Messrs. Haymaker and McDonald
say is correct in every particular. What I did
was not wrong, and 1 owe no apology to Judge
White, Mr. Moore or the pnblic If Judge
White s keen sense of moral rectitude sees in
hese charges any cause for disbarment let him
prefer charges at once ana do his dntyasa
Judge. If I am right let him then make the
apology that in justice I am entitled to. In
this case he cannot bide behind his judicial er
mine and publicly slander me. If he was mis
led by the exaggerations of Mr. Moore of
conrse it is pardonable, but it is difficult tar,
me to believe that a man whom I have admired
and esteemed could have said what he did with
out sending for me."
The Thread Cotters In A. M. Byers it Co.'s
Will Strike for on Increase.
The thread cutters at A. M. Byers & Co.'s
mill on South Sixth street went on strike
yesterday for $1 60 per day.- The men, to
the number of 80, formally notified their
employers on Tuesday of their demand for
the increase of 15 cents per day, and they
say that, had not the firm discharged three
oftheir number who were supposed by them
to be- leaders in tbe movement, they were
willing to consider the matter further. Mr.
JSyers wanted tbem to return to work, say
ing that the matter would be fixed on Satur
day, but the men refused.
It was stated that the firm had agreed to
pay a few of the. strikers the wages de
manded, bnt the men held that, siuce they
all did the same work, they should receive
like pay. The men are confident of receiv
ing the increase. Yesterday a few men
went, to work in the strikers' places, but
very little work was turned out
A good many of the men returned to
work last night, having been granted the
additional 15 cents asked for. The firm
has not decided to -allow the rest of the
strikers to resume at the same terms. Those
who went back were rather afraid to do so
until the firm had furnished them protec
tion. Hostile demonstrations were indulged
in, and those still out believe their demand
will be complied with.
A New Allceheny Company Formed With
S7?.000 Capital.
A charter was filed in the Recorder's.
Office yesterday for the Ridgeview Land
Company of Allegheny. The purpose of the
company is to buy, sell and improve real
estate. "
The capital stock is $75,000 divided into
1,500 shares at ?o0 per share. The directors
are C. W. Dahlinger, John Gullett, S. C.
Grier, Alex. Callow and S. L. Fullwood.
Public Works' Monthly Receipts.
The September report of cash receipts to
the Department of Pnblic Works, filed in
the Controller's office yesterday is as follows:
From the Diamond markets, $1,004 43; Fifth
avenue and Adams markets, $85 50; South
side markets, $132 25; Monongahela wharf,
$175 11; Allegheny whnrf, $223 92; South
side wharf, $60 50; city Bcales, $169 89;
Bureau of Water Supply, $31 61; Bureau
of Water Assessments, $515 10; total,
$2,987 21.
Fire on the Mount.
A fire, originating from a defeotlve flue,
broke out in the bouse occupied by Jacob
Hines, on Ruth street, Mt Washington,
last evening! A still alarm was sent in to
No. 17 engine company, and the, blaze was
soon extinguished. The damage' will not
exceed $200. , ' -
Patrol Wagon No; 1 Struck by a
Maddened Runaway.
The Patrol Horses Enn Away In Turn and
Nearly Collide With Ko. 3.
A collision between a runaway horse and
police patrol wagon No. 1, which occurred
on Fifth avenue shortly before midnight,
resulted in serious and perhaps fatal injuries
to Thomas McAndrews, the driver of the
patrol wagon. '
A gray horse, driven by young Scott, a
son of the blacksmith on New Grant street,
ran away on Smithfield street near Seventh
avenue, threw the driver out of the sulky
and dashed south toward tbe postoffice.
Patrol Wagon No. 1 was going rapidly
north on Smithfield street, to answer a call
from box 25, at the corner of Eleventh
street and Liberty avenue. McAndrews
saw the runaway horse coming and tried to
pull to one side. There was not time, and
the horses collided. One of the shalts of
the sulky penetrated the breast of the off
horse iu the patrol wagon a distance of
eight inches and broke off. The sulky was
reduced to kindling wood and its horse tore
loose and escaped. The patrol team, re
covering from the shock, started at a terrifio
pace along Smithfield street At that
moment wagon No. 3, from the Twelfth
ward, turned into the street with a load of
prisoners for the Central station. Another
collision was imminent Officer McAn
drews tried in vain to hold his maddened
team. Officer Keller snecceded in catching
one of the horses by the bridle and tried to
stop them, but in vain. The team was,
however, drawn to one side of the street so
that it escaped wagon No. 3 very narrowly.
The wagon ran against a telegraph pole
and Officers McAndrews and Daniel Deal
were both thrown to the ground. In some
strange manner Officer Keller escaped in
jury. Tom McAndrews was thrown upon his
right side upon the stone pavement He
was unable'to rise, and was conveyed to the
Central station by patrol No. 3. Coroner
McDowell happened to be near and at
tended to the injured officer until the ar
rival of Dr. Moyer. Mr. McAndrews com
plained of pain in his head and in his right
groin, and it is feared that he is seriously
hurt internally. He was been for many
years on the police force, and was a Lieu
tenant until a short time ago. He volun
tarily relinquished that position to take the
place in the patrol service. He is very
popular in the department Daniel Deal,
ofpatrolNo. 1, suffered a slight injury to
his ankle, which made him lame. The
wagon was badly injured by the collision
with the telegraph pole. The wounded
horse could not be saved, and bled to death.
Young'Bcottj the driver of the sulky, was
arrested and will he held until an investiga
tion can be made.
During the remainder of the night patrol
No. 3 was put into service for the Central
station district, while patrol No. 5 was
called in from the Seventeenth ward to take
its place in the Twellth ward.
The Men at the O'Hsra Works Agitated
Aboat a New Mold.
The employes of the OHara Glass Com
pany, corner of Thirtieth and Railroad
streets, are becoming agitated over a matter
that may lead to trouble between the firm
and themselves. On Sunday next a meeting
of Local Union No. 4, of the American Flint
Glass Workers' Association, will be held to
consider the matter, when definite action will
be taken. T, ,
The officials of the association say there is
no possibility of a strike, although the men
are much dissatisfied.
The cause of the trouble is due to a mold
in use in the works by which the services ot
one man are dispensed with. The mold is for
the purpose of giving a polish to glassware,
and if it was not used another man would
be given employment. The men have pro
tested against 'its use. claiming that the
agreement between the firm and the associa
tion does not allow it, and they are violat-i
ing the rules in consequence. The firm
claims the machine is not a violation of the
rules, as it is not used on finished ware.
How tbe VIctlmMet II In Death After Getting
a Job.
Alderman Martin Shafer held an inquest
yesterday afternoon on the body of George
Martin, the man who was drowned at the
foot of South Twelfth street A verdict of
accidental death was rendered. The man
was a former resident of Philadelphia, and
had been in this city but a short time. He
was employed by Stolzenbach, Pfeil & Co.
on one oftheir sand boats.
He began to work yesterday morning, and
met his death bv falling from a barge on
which he was walking. The location of his
Philadelphia relatives could not be ascer
tained, and the body will be buried to-day
from Miller Bros.' undertaking rooms.
Incidents ofn Day.ln Two Cities Condensed
for Heady Itondlne.
Edward Ckosse, employe in King's Glass
House, West Carson street got drunk on
Wednesday, and having procured an English
bulldog and a revolver, succeeded in raising a
shindy in tbe glass house. He expressed a de
sire for somebody's gore, and wonld no doubt
have been gratified, had not Officer Johnson
appeared on the scene, and marched him off to
the Twenty-eighth station. Magistrate Brokaw
to curb tbe doughty warrior's hangbty spirit,
sent him to tbe workhouse for 60 days on yes
terday. At the request of Coroner McDowell. Presi
dent W. J. Smith, of the Flint Glass Workers
Union, last evening visited the Jlorene for the
purpose of endeavoring to identify the man
who was killed on Wednesday morning at Stew
art station. Mr. Smith thousht he recognized
the body as that of a man who had worked at
Jeannette, and he promised to communicate
with somo of the Jeannetto people to-day.
The inquest on the death of Charles E.
Sanson, who died from a railroad injury re
ceived at West Newton, was completed yester
day. The jury censnred Dr. Vankirk, of "West
.Newton, and Dr. Black, of McKeesport, for
careless treatment of tbe man after he was
Va. E. E. Rig as, of South Fifteenth street
had his horse and boggy stolen about 7 o'clock
last evening. Tbe doctor was called to Allen
town, and left his rig standing at the door.
When bo came out the horse and buggy had
i Last evening a small boy named Zeigwas
swinging on a rope attached to a hook in front
of Beckert's grocery store, corner of Ohjo and
James street Allegheny. His bead came in
contact with a J50 pane of glass andsmashed it
JonK McCarthy entered suit betore Alder
man Rodgers, of the West End, yesterday
charging Amy Grav with the larceny of a gold
watch valued at 00. A hearing will be held
Joseph Devlin, a blacksmith, living on
Spring street Allegheny, and employed at
Long's Steel Works, had his leg badly crashed
by a roll falling on it while at work yesterday.
JonK Boden, the koeper of the speak-easy
at No. 27 Soho screot, died in Mercy Hospital
yesterday morning. A partial inquest indi
cated that the cause of death was alcoholism.
Samuel Oee, employed at Painter-'s mills.
West End. had his foot crushed in the box
rolls yesterday, He was taken to his home on
Stenben street Thirty-sixth ward.
An Insane man named Lawrence Kindle was
found wandering abont the streets of Alio
gheny last night and was placed in the
Daniel McNallt, living on Orphan street
fell down a flight of stairs at his borne yester
day and had bis leg broken.
J ack McCtedt was committed to jail yes
terday for court oa a charge of robbery by
Aiaersuut unpjH
Mr. Ross Explains Wby tbe McGaw and
Evans Resolution Was Lost.
Ittranspired yesterday that at the meet
ing of D. A. 3, K. of L., on Wednesday,
the following preamble and resolution were
brought np for consideration:
Whereas, We have learned through the
press and otherwise that L A. 300, K. of L., at
the late convention instructed Its delegates to
vote for the expulsion of J. L. Evans and
Homer McGaw from the order because of their
alleged antagonism to the officials o(LA 800;
therefore, be it
Resolved, That the delegate from D. A. 3 to
the General Assembly be instructed that if
charges are preferred against the above-mentioned
brothers he shall insist on a full, fair
and impartial trial, with the right to examine
charges at least three weeks before the trial,
the right to employ counsel, and all other
rights common to an American citizen.
The resolution was defeated.
Master Workman Ross yesterday said that
he had disapproved of the passing of the
resolution because it would have taken the
appearance of siding with the Central
Trades Council in their fight with Li A. 300,
which is composed of window glass workers,
of whose association James Campbell is
president. Should the charges brought
against Messrs. Homer L. McGaw and Jo
seph L. Evans, said -the Master Workman,
be laid before the General Assembly, he
wonld see to it that they got a fair and im
partial trial and their cases fully heard.
Mr. Joseph Evans was seen and said that
if any charges were brought against him at
Atlanta he would be thereto meet them,
not otherwise.
A Young- Man Steals Jewelry and Runs for
It U Broad Daylight.
Rinehart Hohamann, who lives at No. 75
Chartiers street, Allegheny, entered tbe
jewelry store and pawnshop of George
Cohen, at No. 629 Smithfield street, yester
day forenoon, and tried to sell a cheap
watch. He said that he was in sore need of
money, bnt Mr. Cohen refused to bny the
Watching an opportunity, Hohamann
seized a tray of rings from a show case and
ran to the street Mr. Cohen gave chase,
and Lieutenant Denniston caught the man
at the corner of Sixth street. He said that
he was a peddler. After being in the Cen
tral station for a few hours, he was bailed by
L. Beinhauer, the undertaker, who said that
he had known the man for several years.
Hohamann has hitherto had a good reputa
tion. $2,000 FOB EXPENSES.
The Knlgbts and Ladles of Honor Bring
Their Convention to a Close.
The convention of the Knights and Ladies
of Honor was bronght to a close yesterday
The work of the day was of a routine and
secret natnre. The constitutions of tbe
Grand Lodge and subordinate lodges were
passed with a few changes, the principal
ones being the dispensing with all commit
tees but the Financial and Law Committees;
also the abolishment of the offices of Guar
dian, Guide and Trustee. Two thousand
dollars were raised to defray all the expenses
of tbe convention, and an adjournment was
taken to meet again at Erie two years hence.
A Citizen Line Employe Makes an Alleged
A warrant was issued by Alderman
Doughty yesterday for the arrest of the
conductor of car No. 206, of the Citizens'
Traction line, on a charge of assanlt and
battery. Michael Scheider preferred the
charge, alleging that the defendant struck
him and endeavored to eject him from the
At H. Kleber 6c Bro.V, 506 Wood Street.
It .really seems as if the entire city and
country was bent on buying their pianos and
organs at H. Kleber & Bro.'s, on Wood
street Seven pianos a day is the brilliant
record of this old and trusted musio house.
The people know that the Klebers' have the
monopoly of all the best, most celebrated
and most desirable instruments, ranging in
price from 225 to $1,500.
A full warranty for eight years is given
with each piano and organ. Purchasers are
absolutely safe in dealing at Klebers', for
they (Klebers') take the smallest profits and
offer the very best assortment of instruments
in their spacious warerooms, 506 Wood street,
five big floors of which are filled up with
the great Steinway pianos, the wonderful
Conover pianos and the popular and lovely
Opera pianos and Emerson and Gabler
Then they offer the phenomenal "Vocalion
church organs and the famous Bnrdett or
gans. Kleber & Bro.'s store is the center, of at
traction for all music-loving and music-buying
people, and to say "I've bought my
piano at Klebers' " is a sure guaranty that
the purchaser has got the best instrument in
the market, and at a lower price and easier
payments than can be had elsewhere.
Tbe Ken's Overcoats
We offer at S10 and 812 for to-day's sale ex
ceed in value anything ever seen in Pitts
burg for double the money. They are fine
Meltons and Kerseys, imported Vicunas and
Venetians. Many of them are silk lined,
some silk faced, with satin sleeve linings.
They were marked $20, $22 and $25. They
include fall overcoats, top coats, box coats,
winter coats and ulsters. We have divided
'em into two bargain lots at $10 and $12 for
to-day and to-morrow. P. C. C. 0.,
Cor. Grant and Diamond sts., opp. the new
Court House.
A Light in Ibo Window.
There's a light (overcoat) in the window
for you at Sailor's, Sixth and Liberty streets.
It is a beauty, and will make the ugliest
man in the two cities look like a section of a
fashion plate. Sailor is making a special
drive on this line ot goods, and the sales of
the past week show fiat his efforts are ap
predated by the people. The usually, big
trade is being done in Brokaw Bro.'s famous
clothing garments that for utility and
cheapness cannot be surpassed. "vyr
B. &B.
Never before such an offering of fine
dress goods, "Tailor-made suitings," broad
clothsfine qualities and low prices tell
our large business proves it
Bio Moitey Sated Buy your winter
underwear, blankets.comforts, child's dresses
and coats, ladies' wrappers and infants wear
this week at reduced prices. Busy Bee
Hive, cor. Sixth and Liberty.
73 c 13 more Days. 75c
Only 13 more davs for 75c per doz.
cabinets at Yeager & Co.'s Gallery, 70
Federal street, Allegheny. Come early,
rain or shine.
Diamond Cat IJrIIHact Earrings,
Solid gold mountings, $1 a pair, at Hauch's,
No. 295 Fifth aye. "vsa
F. & V.'s Pittsburg beer pleases better
every time. . Can't be fexcelled.
Cash paid for old teold and silver, at
Hauch's, No. 295 Fiith'ave. wfsu
Astonishing! Howmothers savemoney
buving Infants' cloaks, slips, caps, etc., at
Busy Bee Hive, cor. Sixth and Liberty.
B. fcB.
New, rich Paris robes individual pat
tern $10, $12 60. $14, $16 each up to $75
each largest and finest assortment shown.
Fbee To-Day-. negro doll with $1 pur.
chase. Busy Bee Hive, cor. Sixih & Liberty,.
'General Chronic Catarrh
Is an inflammation of any mucous passage
usually giving rise to a discharge. We
have catarrh of the held, discharging
through the nose or dropping backward into
the throat The mucous membrane becomes
spongy and thickened, giving one an ap
pearance of having a cold.
In the most common forms of catarrh we
have redness, ulceration and a tendency to
dryness of mucous membrane of the nose
and throat The discharge is tenacious, pus
like matter, hoarseness, headache, poor
memory, loss- of smell, at times affecting
hearing sometimes forming scales in the
throat which can only be dislodged by the
finger, also forming in the nose and ex
tracted with difficulty. They come out like
green balls most every morning.
Catarrh may eause a fullness, soreness,
dryness, heat and. a constant desire to
swallow and clear the throat When.the
vocal cords are reached we have hoarseness
more or less severe. The next step is bron
chitis and cough, if predisposed there is
then dansrer of asthma, broncorrhcea and
consumption. On the other hand we may
have catarrh of the stomach and bowels per
verting digestive processes; chronio diar
rhea, dysentery and obsenre abdominal dis
orders, rendering one unfit for work and at
times indifferent to life.
Treatment overcomes the tendency to
colds. This can be done by mild' persever
ing treatment This together with internal
treatment and my apparatus for medicated
air will rapidly reduce, the thickened,
spungy membrane. No douches or washes
required with this treatment. 'TatienU
treat themselves and may hope for a cure
In one-half the time by the usual methods.
Dr. Moore devotes his -whole time to the
treatment of nervous and chronic diseases.
Call at 34 Arch street, Allegheny, Pa., and
see his apparatus for the treatment of
"I Was affected with catarrh in my bead
for ten years. The principal trouble tbe
first two years was the formation of scales
and scabs in my nostrils, the occasional
stopping np of one or both sides, a dryness
in my throat, a dull, heavy aching in the
front part of my head, a tendency to take
cold more easily than common, and con
tinual roaring, buzzing- and ringing sound
in my ears. After the disease bad run on
abont two years my hearing commenced to
fail, and for seven years I was so deaf that I
could not hear ordinary conversation. I
used the Moore-McGregor Medication in
June, 1888, and the very first application of
the treatment opened ont my ears and restored
my hearing fully; in fact it seemed that my
hearing was more acute the first few days
than it ever was in my life. My ears were
.very sensitive to the tone of the organ, the
rattle of dishes, footsteps on the floor and
many other, sounds that I could not hear at
all before.
"The first time Iused the AirMedicator it
caused cracking ana popping in my head
like pistol shots, the air was forced out
through my ears and these disagreeable'
sonnds that had annoyed me so long have
not been heard since, and np to this time
December 1, six months after commencing
the treatment my hearing is perfect"
CEMBEB 31, 1886:
Dr.MooEE Your Medicated Air Kemedy
is a great success. It has benefited me
greatly, particularly in restoring my hear
ing. Every family shonld have one of your
instruments. I heartily recommend it to
all. Yours truly, W. E. Pehn.
Geeece Crrr, Pa., July, 1889.
Dr. 8. O. Moore, M Arch it., Allegheny, F :
Deab Sib I came to yon for treatment
March, 1887, having heard of your success
in nervous and chronio diseases. Being a
sufferer from general catarrh and attacks of
prostration on exertion. X could do no work,
and was compelled to hire a man to work
my farm. .I.had always sam that if X could
go under the JareoT some specialist that X
could get better, and I may add that I be
lieve my life nas been prolonged through
your admirable system of treatment My
progress has been slow, but what could one
expect from such a complication of diseases.
To sum up: X can now work my own farm;
the weak spells have left me, and X am re
lieved of the general catarrh, which was a
constant source of annoyance.
Adam Cubby.
N. B-Office closed Wednesdays.
S. G. Moore, 11. D.,
Zit Arch st, Allegheny, Pa.
50-inch plain cloth all-wool suitings at 45
cents all choice shades.
Booos & Buhl.
F. & V.'S Pittsburg beer pleases better
every time. .Can't be excelled.
Fine watch repairing at Hauch's, No.
295 Fifth aye. Jjowest prices. wpsu
From bad 'sewerage or undralned
swamps deranges the liver and un
dermines the system, creates blood
diseases and eruptions, preceded by
headache, biliousness and constipa
tion, whlch'can most effectually be
cured by the use of the genuine
Dr.C.McLane's celebrated
, Liver Pills.
Price, 25c Sold by all druggists, and pre
pared only by Fleming Brothers, Pitts
burg. Pa. Get the genuine; counterfeits
are made in St Louis.
has been made to please the Ladies in the
Millinery line and we are happy to say they
seemed to appreciate the beautiful display
in Hats and Bonnets, and many were the
.remarks: "How reasonable in price," and
"so stylish, too," and that Is just what we
want to accomplish, viz., Stylish Millinery
at Reasonable Prices. We have competent,
experienced Milliners and we can give you
good value or your money,
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109 Federal' Street,
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We are better prepared than ever wita
Fan and Whiter Goods in all of our many
departments. Customers, old and new
deMghted with the wonderful variety1 ""
and completeness of the stocks of goods, '
as seen here.
Our facilities are equal to the most ,. i
extreme demands; and we insist and,:.:
claim that nowhere else can buyers do' A.
as well in quality and prices as here. ;H
Qur great and unequaled valses la. "
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Black Silks include all thetotest weave
in standard and beet makes. -Jk
Colored Silks, from Surahs at We to iv-
finest and costliest French Brocade.
ever seen in this city. '?'$'&
Plain Colored Trimming Velvets, 6Ss
to Ka yard; finest all pure 'Bilk LyoaaV
Costume Velvets, in latest shades. V :
Special bargain in fancy Brocade and.
Figured Velvets at 65c and upward,
Xor combining with -wool drees fabrics. -
Plashes, 35c and 5c a yard (M lathes
wide) ; 19-inch at 66c 24-inch at 76c and
$1 a yard all the best shades.
Our great bargains in French AB-weel -
Cashmeres Lupin's the beet aaM
best In weight, in finish, fa nseeeeevSj
inches wide, 69c a yard note tMf priee.f.t,.
They cost more money to make to-day-
are worth 65c a yard. Bny these Lafte'gj
French Cashmeres at GBe; 8-teeh at 75PP
Another wonder tbe Se-teeh'reai.
French Broadcloths at 25 a y,ne
qualed at the price.
We also are selUneat JBSOayaratee
finest Broadeloths made, fully as igood,
if not better, than cloths that are selling
for 88 to $8 50 per yard, net a mge away '.
from, this store. We have plenty of : "
them for all and in the greatest variety. ". -,
of colors and newest shades, only IB 59 v'" '
yard. ,
Next the 46-inch wide ATt-weeJ J
' ' 'if1
French Serges, best cetera, only 58c a "
yara. Asouier case, 01 away-usder
price. '
u. .Several large '.new IoH e.
: t4 f,i
width, AH-wool Sattfegs, SWe
'i iTn i'
tUlds and Stripes, 59c to 35e a
A. 1.a tt .!. - 'LJV
A& hog to iaiucs aianwwiaujw
dress goods department
Largest llae of EngUah Strife and.
Check Fine Wool Bakings, Dy tfeeyar
and in single patterns, very nhrioe
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rkw 1 11-wmaI KO fa. ur l..w a i s
Cloths, In plain colors and mixtures, 58c
to 75c a yard. Our reorders are is steera
Yon will find yoarcheieeof ooleraad '
shade here. - - k '
Black Dress Goods steek full up with
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bargains in Cashmeres, Senjes, Bread-" " S
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cloths, Camel's hair SaMsgg, &m? . " ''
Brocades and other latest noveHtes. j
Bo much for SMks and Drese Good, jj
Only a general notice of onrtea
stock of Fall and Winter styles fa awl
ever busy Cloak and Sntt DepartsseaC
Garments by the 'thousands Jackets,
Bhort Mantles, Shoulder Capes, Loaf
Garments, Seal Plush Jackets (M and'
up). Mantles and Coats.
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Our great 80 Cloth Salt bargains.
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The choicest and largest steek in ear
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Fur Boom of real Alaska, London dye,
Sealskin Garments in Coats, Mantles
and latest novelties In Jackets ''and:
Walkins Coats lowest priees-here "on -
reliable Seal Garments and newest
. effects in Small Fnrs.
The new Table linens arehere: the
nsw Laee Curtains, Heavy Curtains a4
TXphotetensg Goods;
Our popster Dress Trimming' Depart,
ment has brand new novelties tnte week;
in all Black and Colored Trimmings and
Millinery Depaitsent fall stocked
with charmlas Trimmed Bonnets and
Hats for ladies and chHaren
Hosiery and Caderwear, Eld Gloves,
Laces and Embroideries. Of conrse yoa
must oeme this week to see this largest
and.eempletest establishment and its y
.Vonderfal Steele of Fall and Winter
, Good.
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