Pittsburg dispatch. (Pittsburg [Pa.]) 1880-1923, November 09, 1889, SECOND PART, Page 10, Image 10
:" li? r fj ;-. 3. -. Ifc y 10 THE PITTSBURG DISPATCH, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9,' 1889. A NIGHT OF TERROR, justin McCarthy, Author of "Deab Lady DiSDAnr," "Camiola: A GntL ttcth A Fobttoe," etc. "WEiTiEjr rem The Dispatch All Bights Eeseeved . There could hardly have been s much happier man in the world than young Hugh Kevehton vhcn he reached Niagara on his way to Quebec. He was a young Londoner, who was just beginning to make his way at the bar, and he was now going out to Quebec to marry the girl whom he loved. She was an English girl, but her father had long been living in Quebec, and had made a fortune there; and he was a dear old friend of Hugh Revelston's father and mother. Naturally he made visits to Lon don pretty often, and brought his two daughters with him when they grew up. Hugh Bevelston fell in love with the younger and she fell in love with him, and everything was satisfactorily arranged, and they were to be married with the gladsome consent of both the familes, with only the proviso that Hugh and Marie should, if possible, go out every long vacation to spend a few days in Quebec. This was Hugh's lirst visit to the TJnited States or Canada. He went by New York, but naturally did not stay very long there. His soul was already in Quebec. But he acted on the advice of many of his friends, when he consented to absent himself, as Hamlet says, from felicity awhile at least so long as to break his journey and spend one night and part of one day at Niagara, in order to have a look at the falls and the rapids. He reached Niagara rather early one evening, and took up his quarters on the American side of the river. He went out before dinner and had a good look at the falls trom both the American and Can adian side. ; I entertain no idea of giving a long de scription, or indeed any description, ot the Falls of Niagara or of the rapids, or of the various islands that are such delightlnl spots on which to spend an hour of enchant ment. No; I entreat my readers not to be alarmed. We have already descriptions more than enough; and then those who live in London or who come up to London at any time can go and have a look at the Niagara Exhibition, which I do not say is quite as good as the real tbing, but which I will positively sav is ever so much better than any description ot the real thing that I could hope to give. But, on the remote possibility of there actually being persons HE IiAT THEEE, nOESED who have never seen the real Niagara or the painted and built-up Niagara, or read any description of Niagara, it will be enongh for the purposes of this sketch of a thrilling event in a man's life if they will picture to themselves a vast body of water tailing in two great separate cataracts, and two or three smaller shoots, down, down be tween steep and sometimes almost sheer clayey and rocky banks a huge river, in fact, suddenly finding itself on the edge of a tremendous precipice, and having no choice bnt to plunge with its whole body and bulk of water over the precipice and down. This it does with a thunder which man's artil lery cannot rival and a foam that the wind blows far and wide into clonds. Hugh Eevelston walked back to his hotel and across the great Suspension bridge, which, for all its bulk, seems to sway and shiver over the rapids. He had his dinner, and he wrote, of course, to the girl in Quebec; and then the moon began to shine, and the night looked tempting, and he thought it would be delightful to see the falls under such new conditions. He crossed again to the Canadian side, and he sauntered along smoking a cigar, past the great hotel, the Cliiton House, and on until he came in front of one of the little museums where they sell photographs and Indian curiosi ties and all manner of memorials and relics of the place. He went into one of these and got into some talk with a very fine old fellow who kept it, and I hope is keeping it still. The owner of the little museum was quite an independent man in his way, and he held on to the museum rather to have something to do than for the sake of making money; and, in deed, if you were at all an agreeable customer, or rather than agreeable person age whether vou became a customer or not, the chances were many to one that you were presently invited to smoke a very excellent cigar nor perhaps was there even wanting a taste of some irreproachable bourbon. Hugh questioned him about his experi ences and recollections of the place. "Oh, yes. surely; it was .wonderfully changed; it was changing every day." The whole shape of the tails on the Canadian side had changed, and not within so very long a time. On the other side, too why, the famous Terrapin Tower, which stood on ton its rock, and used to be an object of curiosity to all visitors not many years ago there are lots of old photographs of the falls still lying about here and there with the Terrapin Tower in them and where was the Terra pin Tower now? Swept away by a sudden rush of the river one wild night. 'Why, the door of that museum used to be far removed from the edge of the fall at one time, and see how near comparatively near it was nowl Some fine day, perhaps, tbey should have a further warning, and then the mu seum would have to be removed further back, so as to be ont of danger. But that wouldn't be in his time, he fancied. Learned people and scientists, and men of that sort, actually said the time would come when the rnsh of the river would wear away all the high ground and there would be no falls any more, only the great Niagara river flowing along its leveled bed to the lake and the sea. But that, the veteran added with a chuckle, would certainly not come' in his time no, nor even in the time cf tbe young man with whom he was talking. They talked a good while, and at length it be icame necessary that the museum should be llncff mnA ttia ill? man trmttn Yiiwl 4)iwrA s-.-i,-"'r''v''--'i ISSSJtQ ay.qgji& getppjan.v Jtagii i j SG&u, S . v II .tr- -wv -BT- bade him a kindly farewell, as he was push ing on to Quebec with the early morning. The house was closed nearly all the honses were closed. The place was quiet except for the eternal thunder of the falls; and that sound seemed somehow to make the silence elsewhere more deep. It was a night of autumn. Hugh beean to meditate over the continual change in the shape of the falls; over the frequent landslips and the crash of table rock and all the other phenomena of which the old man had told him. His mind tried to form a picture of the scene when after the lapse of long generations there were to be no more falls, and of the various changes in the landscape which would have to be gone through first. The subject had a sort of strange fascination for him. It entranced him; it appalled him. He flung himselt on the ground, near enough to the edge to have a good view but not near enough to be in any apparent danger. The air was soft and warm and he became drowsy. Delightful visions of his engaged wile came floating be fore him. He had been traveling for sopie little time, had been seeing sights with pleased and busy but now rather tired eyes, and the thought of his coming happiness helped to wait him still further into dream land and he fell asleep. Not for long, certaiulv; but it was sleep, and be was traveling in his dream and he was aroused, he thought, in an uncomfort able way by the rnshing motion of the rail way car in whose sleeping berth he had fancied himself embedded. He opened his eyes, grumbling rather, and looked heavily up, and he almost smiled at his notion when he saw the moon still shining on the falls and rapids. But that sound so near at hand close under him it seemed that was not the thunder of the falls! That sudden. strange movement, as if an earthquake were heaving under him, what could that be? He jumped to his teet, bnt only to stagger and tumble about, and the terrible truth was borne in upon him some of the earth on which he had been resting had given way, a new landslip was taking place and was bearing him along with it down, down, down to the headlong rush of the arrowy rapids below the falls, where the life of the strongest swimmer that ever breasted river or sea would not hold its own for one poor second of time. Yes, he was borne down and down, with a sickening viiM UPON HIS PEAK OF BOCK. physical sensation caused by the mere slip ping of the earth beneath him, and which, strange to tell, was distinctly present and repugnant to his senses even in that mo ment of utter peril and agony. The reeling, sinking earth was sliding from beneath him, but was carrying him too, onlv too surely, in its descent. He turned on his face and tried to clutch at anything that might stay him even for a moment in his downward rush. Happily for him the bank just there was very sloping and not at all precipitate if it had been precipitate poor Hngh's career would have been finished in about five seconds. But the bank sloped consid erably, and Hugh's descent was for a while so smooth and easy that he had time to pull himself together and to call his wits abont him. The situation needed all the wits of the best-witted man. Hugh knew well that he was rushing downward to a certain death if nothing should interpose to stay his descent. He dug his knees into the reddish earth of the bank and strove to strike his feet into the soil, as a man about to take a desperate jump in a steeplechase tries to dig his feet well into the stirrups. Even with his back turned to the light what light there was he could see that the moon still shone. He clutched at project ing stumps of trees and tufts of bushes and brambles, but these all gave way beneath him, and the downward rush began to grow quicker and quicker. Yet a second or two and he felt that all must be over with him. But he would not give up he would not die. He thought of his love bethought of Marie and he wonld not die. He was like Dibdin's sailor he would not believe that Heaven conld have designed to snatch him so young from the woman he loved. Down, down, down another panting, breathless, agonized second or two, with the roar of the pitiless falls crashing upon his ears and dea ening him, and then a terrible jerk which almost flung him off the face ot the slope, and then he found himself caught and seated astride on the projection ot some rock. And then the rush of the clay and marl went on without him, and for a mo ment he was safe safe if his rock still held its place, safe if the landslip went no further, safe if any human power, any help ing hand, could come to his aid in time. For a moment he felt inclined to relieve his feelings by a burst of tears. Eor a moment he could think of Marie again, and the hope of seeing her once more. He lay there, horsed upon his peak of rock, unable to think of anything but the fact that the landslip had gone by him and that he might yet be saved. He did not vet dare to move or even to look around. His whole soul was absorbed in the one desper ate desire to cling fast and to cheat the rapids and the falls. He fonnd himself in the condition of a child who has covered his head with the bedclothes, in fear of some supposed apparition, and who dares not un cover his eyes and look out to see what is really going on. By degrees he felt his nerve and his courage coming back. He was a very plucky voung fellow, trained to all manner of athletic sports and well skilled to make the best use of what strength and nerve he had. But the bravest man may admit that under certain conditions of unexpected and unfamiliar danger he can become for a while as a little child. Hugh knew all this, and he waited without movement lor bis nerves to come back to him and bend ..themselves, .to his control: andkhe soonffound.tbat OieerejfcTerS!Mae"onldJseelfn1him ho oatwfed 'vv3mvlMM and even to turn round, griping the while for dear life oh, how inexpressibly dear and sweet to him nowl and to survey the scene and get to know of his chances. Well, things did not look badly for the moment if he could only stick on. The moon still lit up the greater part of that ghastly and terrible scene. He was far below the level of the road. .He was nearly half way down nearly half way down to the rapids! He did. not dare as yet to turn his eyes to the great fall on his right. He only looked down to tbe rapids that were rushing far ahl and not so very farl below him. He coolly surveyed the situation and thechances. It was late-the landslip had been slieht and noiseless everyone in the honses above had been long since abed and asleep there was not the slightest chance of any assist ance coming to him before the early morn ing. "Would it come even then? Even in that moment of terror he remembered hear ing the old man in the museum say that he always made a study of the bank and the falls first thing in-the morning that from long dwelling on that spot he had come to think of himself as a sort of watchman or owner of the place, and loved to look after it. The old man would come then early in the morning, and would see at a glance that there had been a landslip, and would bring people to come and look at it perhaps would even remember the young stranger who had left his house the night before ana if help could then be of any avail, why surely help would come. The problem easily resolved itself into shape and explicit statement. If Hugh could cling to his rocky seat all night all through the night and could keep his senses about him, and no further landslip should take place, then, oh then, he might be saved and might be welcomed by Mario in Quebec. But suppose his head should reel suppose his nerve should give way suppose his brain should turn suppose he should be overcome by that terrible drowsiness which he had often read of as the accompaniment of exposure and exhaustion and nervous strain suppose he should fall info an unnatural sleep what was to become of him then? "With the iron resolve of a brave and almost desperate man he surveyed the chances. It was of no avail to trouble his mind about the possibilities of another landslip. It that was to come, it must come; he could do nothing except for his own present sake to put it resolutely out of his head. If he could keep his senses about him and oling on to his rock then help must come in the morning. Even if he could not be seen from the road above him he mnst be seen by someone on the op posite bank. If he were seen, rescue would be easy. What he had to do was to keep his senses and hold on. Perhaps some reader may think that that would be but an easy task. What? To sit on a narrow projection of rock during the whole of a long autumnal night; to sit there with hardly any possibility of altering one's position with tbe knowledge that any sud den and unconsidered movement might plunge him down into the whirlpool of the rapids to sit there with the roar of the falls all the time in his ears, sounding like tbe roar of the wild beast impatient to be let loose on his victim in the arena is that an easy task? Hugh Bevelston did not find it so, and he was a brave and a strong man, clinging to life with all the passionate force of one lor whom life is only beginning, and beginning in hope and happiness. He found it terribly hard work to keep in the same po sition. Every wind that swept across him seemed as it it must sweep him away. He could feel each breeze coming, and his heart stood still with terror until it had passed away. Sometimes the roar of the fall was louder than before, and in his wild fancy he imagined that tbe fall itself was about to break over him. He looked up to the appalling deeps of the sky and he shuddered as at something spectral. The night became peopled with illusions for him. Phantoms seemed to float past him and to gibber and mock at him. A wild bird once or twice throbbed past him, and Hugh almost started from his seat in nerv ous terror. The shock, however, brought reaction with it It warned him that his nerves were going, and that he must do something to remain master of his senses. There was nervous terror in the very loneli ness, in the sky. In the white ghostly foam of the falls, in the unpitying eyes of the stars. If he allowed the terrors of these influences to grow upon him he was lost An odd idea o'ecurred to him. He began to roar out comic songs. He tried to think of half-forgotten old choruses that he had known in his college days, and he chanted them over and over again. They banished the ghosts, anyhow. No specter would care to compromise his mournful dignity by coming near a man who was roaring out a comic chorns from a London burlesque. The Horseshoe Fall had proba bly never before been treated to selections from the "Forty Thieves," or "Faust Up To date." Then he made speeches. He addressed "my lord and gentlemen of the jury" many times, in defeuse of various prisoners. Then he struck into politics and harangued vari ous public meetings. He was a candidate for some division of a county, and he de nounced the opposite party. Then he was in the House of Commons, and was address ing Mr. Speaker. These performances, ab surd as they may seem, kept the poor young man's mind off the horror of his position. They gave him something to do, they sup pressed or banished the tragic feeling of the situation. A new danger now began to threaten. The night was growing cold, very cold. His limbs began to feel chilled. He ventured so far as to sti etch down one hand and chafe his legs. He kent on at this work and it was peril- Lous work, too, for an awkward motion might snake him oil. .out ne Knew wen enougn that if he were to stiffen with cold his last hope was gone. He began to train himself, if it may be expressed so, to the work of moving hands and feet quickly but safely about All this occupied and distracted him. How slowly the time dragged along! It seemed to him as if he had been ages on that rock and there was no gleam of dawn yet in the skies. Now he began to grow exhausted and sleepy. It seemed to him as if he could not drive" away or conquer the insane longing to close bis eyes and sleep. Some hideous temptation appeared to come over him, tell ing him that it would only be a few mo ments of sleep nothing more and he would be much the better for it. He had to keep calling on the name of Marie, as if it were a charm to give him strength to re sist the temptation. He dared not close his eyes ltist the struggle against sleep should be over tor a moment; for he well knew that one instant of sleep meant death. He kept his mind fixed on Marie, and on his hope yet to escaoe and see her again; and it touched and soothed him to think that by thus enabling him to keep awake and watch ful she herself was helpingin his rescue. Oh, the pain of the monotonous positionl Oh, the sense of relief, the sense of almost joy, when by some slight and cautious movement he was able to shift the posture of his limbs ever so little! Then it came on to rain, and he was drenched and strange to say he liked it; he found it refreshing it was a change it sent a new sensation through his jaded frame. But the time was wearing him out; he feared at one moment that he was going to faint, and -he prayed nY, on forrantlv nnd TtaRslonnfcelv thnt lip might be allowed strength enough not to faint for the sake of those who loved him L and whom he loved. He prayed with closed eyes now; for he felt that while thus pray ing he conld deiy sleep or swoon. Believed, encouraged, strengthened by the prayer, he opened his eyes and behold! the first laint flush of the dawn was in the skies, and he broke into grateful tears, for he knew that he should be saved. With the early day he was taken from his rock. The old man of the museum came out as usual with the sun, and looked at tbe cliff and saw the landslip and went round to the American shore, to study it from that point of view, and saw Hugh Eevelston clinging to his rock. Oh, the delight to Hugh of that first tread on the firm earth, to which he was raised by ropes lowered from sturdy, eager hands. Oh, the rapture of that cup of scalding strong teal Oh, the sight of that soft, delicious, restful bed to which he was brought! He ran toward the looking glass half afraid to look in, yet longing ., to kn6w No, his hair had not turned white. It was dark' andthickjas uaGKm&ma AMMONIACAL' YAPOE. Mr. Campbell's Process for Saving Fuel and Running Engines. A COMPAHY FORMED IN PITTSBUKG With a Capital Stock of $300,000 to Oper ate in the Northwest. PERFECTION OP AN OLD INTENTION The nation that' can sell its products cheapest in the markets of the world will at tain commercial supremacy in the next 20 years. That cheapness will be attained either by low-priced labor, or by saving in freights, fuel, or by improved machinery. So far the latter has been the prime factor in reducing cost, but cheap fuel has now be come a matter of necessity. 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Its success is assured, they say, in the ocean and do mestic marine service, and the saving of fuel carriage on the ocean is of prime im portance. Mr. Campbell came to this city to intro duce his patent to the Central Traction road and Pittsburg Filter Company, but as the former wasn't ready to begin operations and fuel is here so cheap now, it did not attract the attention it would elsewhere. But the Pittsburg and Northwestern Power Company has been organized, and it is composed of County Controller Speer, Frank Patterson, of McKeesport; Hon. Thomas M. Bayne, Prothonotary John Bradley, J. B. Finlay, of Omaha, formerly of Kittanning; Hon. J, B. Finley, of Monongahela Citv, B. M. McKinnev, civil engineer, of this city, James K. "White, J.W. Kin near. Esq., and others, and the capital stock is $300,000, about all of which has been taken. 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Loudar, who lives on Homes avenue, McClintock's plan, East End. He is a gardener for Mrs. "Will iam Carr, whose beautiful residence is sit uated at the intersection of Penn and Fifth avenues, at what is Known as Point Breeze. "As is usual," continued Mr. Loudar, "my trouble came on with a cold, and soon developed, through lack of care, into a chronic case of catarrh. "My head became stopped up, first one nostril would clog up and then the' other. My'head ached constantly. A dull, heavy pain over the eyes. There was a constant ringing and buzzing sensation in my head. My eyes were weak and discharged a watery substance. There was a constant dropping of matter into my throat. "Gradually the disease extended to my throat and chest. My throat became sore, and was olten so ulcerated that I could not swallow my food. I had terrible pains in. my chest and side extending to the shoulder blades. These would be accompanied by a burning heat, and the pain would often ex tend around to the small of my back. My heart would beat rapidly and then slowly. This would always be followed by a feeling of dizziness and taintness. Mr. S. Loudar, Somes avenue, Eatl End. "I could not sleep and would arise in the morning more tired than when X went to bed the night before. I had no appetite. What little food I did eat, I could scarcely retain on my stomach. I tried many physi cians, and spent a great deal of money for medicine, but could obtain no relief. In stead I grew steadily worse. Night sweats weakened me terribly, and I was scarcely able to do any work. I had given up all hope of ever regaining my health again, when I read of Drs. Copeland & Blair, and determined to try them. "Soon after placing myself under their care I noticed a decided improvement. My head ceased aching. The ringing in my ears stopped, and my eyes were no longer watery. The dropping in my throat ceased, and my head and nose became clear. 1 could breathe freely once more. The greatest relief was from the pains In my chest, and tbe heart palpitation which both entirely disap peared. My appetite is good. I bave no more night sweats, and am to-day perfectly strong and well. 1 owe my recovery to Drs. Copeland and Blair, and shall be glad to verify this state ment." Mr. tiondar lives, as stated, on Homes ave nue, AlcClIntock's plan, Hast End, where he can be seen at any time. UPON THE HEARING. Showing the Connection and .the Signs of Progress. A large proportion of the troubles of the ear may be traced to catarrhal affections. Many sufferers from catarrh will testify to the peculiar effect that the disease seems to have even in its early stages upon the hear ing. Tbe roaring and buzzing in the ears is one of the most familiar symptoms to ca tarrhal sufferers. Sometimes the sound which they hear in their ears is described by them as "steam going out of a pipe," "the sound of a great waterfall," "sounds of water overflowing," or "steam from a locomotive," as buzzing, singing, ringing and crackling; sometimes like the sounds in a shell held at tbe ear or the bnrsting ot bnbbles. Sometimes the sounds are of a beating; pulsating, throbbing character. In cases keep ing time with the regular beating of the heart, Sometimes thero are several different sounds such as pulsating and buzzing together, in some cases tbe sounds are so intense as to render life a burden, and there are instances on record where the distracted sufferers bave resorted to suicide to rid themselves of them. There can be no more important predispos ing or exciting cause in producing ear diseases than catarrh in the nose and throat. The symp toms of catarrh itself can hardly be mistaken. In many cases tne patients have pains about the chest and sides, and sometimes in tbe back. They feel dull and sleepy; the mouth has a bad taste, especially in the morning. A sort of sticky slime collects about the teeth. The ap petite is poor. There is a feeling like a heavy load on tbe stomach, sometimes a faint, "all gone" sensation at tne pit or toe scomacu, which food does not satisfy. The eyes are sunken, the hands and feet become cold and clammy. After a while a cough sets in, at first dry, but after a few months it is attended with a green-isn-colored expectoration. The patient feels tired, all the while, and sleep does not seem to afford any rest. After a time be becomes ner vous, irritable and gloomy, and has evil fore bodings. There is a giddiness, a sort of whirl ing sensation In tbe head when rising np sud denly. The bowels become costive, tbe skin is dry and hot at times; tbe blood becomes thick and stagnant; the whites of the eyes become tinged with yellow; the kidney secretions be come scanty and high-colored, depositing sed iment after standing. There is frequently a spitting up of food, sometimes with a sour taste and sometimes with a sweetish taste, this is fre quently attended with palpitation of the heart and asthmatic symptoms. Resold of Home Treatment, Last May Miss Lottie J. Porker, of 299 Arch street, Meadville, Pa., placed herself under treatment by mail with Drs. Cope land & Blair for her catarrhal trouble. On June 9 she wrote : "Your medicine j& doing me good. I do not feel so .tired, and my headaches have ceased." .... August 28 her letter stated : "I feel quite like a different woman from the one I was when I commenced your treatment." Mr. M. C. Wilson, who commenced using the home treatment early in July, wrote on tbe 25th of the same month : "I am improving steadily; feel much better than I have for years past." August 16 he wrote ; "X am feeling like a different being from the one I was when 1 com menced yocr treatment, and am glad to be able to make this statement." DOCTORS Are located permanently at 66 SIXTH AVENUE. Where they treat with success all curable cases. Office hours-S to 11 A. JL; 2 to 6 p. jr.7to9 P.M. (Sunday Included). Xa . Specialties uaiatuui, ana-auj uur JUiOEiO,Ul Tiirfli.T'nr'inwJzlIir i mat tXiurtu-B.v JU' tiPimim tSE& (- MiiwpiuiaSt&aEi os,'PjiMiHH m wmm W "! 1 1 ' -i;n0 r-iAAv . A. .1 s ,H2 auAiAjM. j OFFlCIAt-PlTTSBCKG. fNori2ii AN ORDmANCE-AUTHORlZING THE construction of a sewer on Wallinzford street from Bidwell street to Neville street. Section 1 Be it ordained and enacted by the city of Pittsburg, in Select and Common Coun cils assembled, and it is hereby ordained and enacted by tbe authority of the same. That tbe Chief of the Department of Public Works be and is hereby authorized and directed to ad vertise in accordance with tbe acts of Assem bly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the ordinances ot the said rity of Pittsburg re lating thereto and regulating the same for pro posals jor me- construction or a pipe sewer 10 inches in diameter on Walhngford street, I rem Bidwell street to a connection with a sewer ou Neville street, the contract therefor to be let in the manner directed by the said acts of Assembly and ordinances. Tbe cast and ex pense of tbo same to be assessed and collected in accordance with the provisions of an act of the Assemnlyof tbe Commonwealth of Penn sylvania entitled "An act relating to streets and sorters in cities of the second class," approved the 16th day of May, A. D. 18S9. Section 2 That any ordinance or part of or dinance conflicting with the provisions of tbI3 ordinance ba and the same is hereDy repealed so far as the same affects this ordinance. Ordained and enacted into a law in Councils this 2S:h dav of October, A. D. 18S3 H. P. FOftD, President of Select Council. Attest: GEO. SHEPPARD. Clerk of Select Council. W. A. AlAGEK President of Com mon Council pro tem. Attest: GEO. BOOTH, Clerk of Common Council. Mayor's Office. October 31. 18S9. Approved: WM. McCALLIN, Mayor. Attest: ROBERT OSTERMAIER. Assistant Mayor's Clerk. Recorded In Ordinance Book. vol. 7, page 177, 7th day of November. A. D. 1889. no9 No. 123.1 AN ORDINANCE-AUTHORIZING THE construction of a sewer on Fifty-second street, from Duncan street to a connection with a sewer running through private property of Carnegie &. Co., on line of said street, near A.V.RR. Section 1 Be it ordained and enacted by the city of Pittsburg, in Select and Common Coun cils assembled, and it is hereby ordained and enacted by tbe authority of the same. That the Chief of the Department of Public Works be and is hereby authorized and directed to ad vertise in accordance with tbe acts of Assem bly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the ordinances of the said city of Pittsburg re lating thereto and regulating the same, for pro posals for the construction of a pipe sewer on Fifty-second street, commencing at Duncan street; thence northwardly to Holmes street, 18 inches in diameter; thence to Natrona alley, 20 inches in diameter, and from thence a 21-inch sewer to a connection with a sewer running through the private property of Carnegie & Co. at tbe north side of the A. V. R R., the contract therefor to be let in the manner directed by the said acts of Assembly and ordinances. The cost and expense of tbe same to be as sessed and collected in accordance with the provisions of an act of Assembly of the Com monwealth of Pennsylvania, entitled "An act relating to streets and sewers in cities of the second class," approved the 16th day ot May. A. D. 1889. Section .2 That any ordinance or part of ordinance conflicting with tbe provisions of this ordinance be and the same Is hereby re pealed so far as the same affects this ordi nance. Ordained and enacted into a law in Councils thls28thdavof October, A. D. 1S89. H. P. FORD. President of Select Conn cil, Attest: GEO. SHEPPARD, Clerk of Select Council. W. A. MAGEE, President of Common Council pro tern. Attest: GEO. UOOTH. Clerk of Common Council. Mayor's Office, October 31, 18S9. Approved: WM. McCALLIN, Mayor. Attest: ROBERT OSTERMAIER. Assistant Mayor's Clerk. Recorded in Ordinance Book. vol. 7, page 176, 6th day of November. A. D. 1889. no9 No. 127.J AN ORDINANCE-ATJTHORIZrNG THE construction of a sewer on Maurice street, from north line of property of Wni. Ward to a connection with a sewer on Maurice street aDont :u reet soutn oi Domes street. Section 1 Be it ordained and enacted by the city of Pittsburg, in Select and Common Coun cils assembled, and it is hereby ordained and enacted by the authority of the same. That tbe Chief of the Department of Public Works be and is hereby authorized and directed to adver tise in accordance with the acts ot Assembly of tbe Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and tbe ordinances ot tbe said city;of Pittsburg relating thereto and regulating the same, for proposals for the construction of a pipe sewer on Maurice street, commencing at tbe north line of prop erty of William Ward; thence to Forbes street 15 inches in diameter, and from thence to a con nection with a sewer on Maurice street, at a point abont 270 feet south of Forbes street; to be IS inches In diame ter, tbe contract tnereior to be let in the manner directed by the said acts of As sembly and ordinances. The cost And expense of the same to be assessed and collected in s c cordance with the p-ovlsionsof an act ot Assem bly of the Common .realth of Pennsylvania, en titled "An act relating to streets and sewers In cities of the second class," approved the 16th day of May, A. D. 18S9. Section Z That any ordinance or part of or dinance conflictingwith the provisions of this ordinance, be and the same Is hereby repealed, so far as the same affects this ordinance. Ordained and enacted into a law in Councils this 28th day of October, A. D. 1889. H. P. FORD, President of Select Council. Attest: GEO. SHEPPARD, Clerk of Belcct Conned. W. A. MAGEE, President of Com mon Council pro tern. Attest: GEO. BOOTH, Clerk of Common Council. Mayor's Office. October SL 1889. Approved: WM. McCALLIN, Mayor. Attest: ROBERT OSTERMAIER, Assistant Mayor's Clerk. Recorded in Ordinance Book, vol. 7, page 179, 7th day of November. A D. 1889. no9 A No. 118J N ORDINANCE-AUTHORIZING THE construction of a boardwalk on Industry street, from Arlington avenue to Amanda street. Section 1 Be it ordained and enacted by the city of Pittsburg m Select and Common Coun cils assembled, and it Is hereby ordained and enacted by tbe authority of tbe same. That tbe Chief of the Department of Fnblic Works be and is hereby authorized and directed to ad vertise, in accordance with the acts of Assem bly ot the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the ordinances of the said city of Pittsburg re lating thereto and regulating the same, for pro fosals for tbe construction of a boardwalk on ndustry street, from Arlington avenne to Amanda street, the contract therefor to be let in tbe manner directed by the said acts of Assembly and ordinances. Tbe cost and expense of the same to be assessed and collected in accordance with the provisions of an act of Assembly of tbe Commonwealth of Pennsylvania entitled "An act relating to streets and sewers in cities of the second class," approved tbe 16th day of May, A D. 1889. Section 2 That any ordinance or part of or dinance conflicting with the provisions of this ordinance be and the same is hereby repealed sofar as the same affects this ordinance. Ordained and enacted into a law in Councils this 28th day of October, A D. 1889. H. P. PORD. President of Select Council. Attest: GEO. SHEPPARD. Clerk of Select Council. W. A. MAGEE, President of Com mon Council pro tem. Attest: GEO. BOOTH, uierKoi common council. Mayor's Office. October 31. 18S9. Approved: WM, McCALLIN, Mayor. Attest: ROBERT OSTERMAIER, Assistant Mayor's Clerk. Recorded in Ordinance Book. vol. 7, page 172, thday of November. AD. 1889. no9 AN ORDINANCE-AUTHORIZING THE grading, paving and curbing of Reed street, from Overhtll street toDinwiddle street, In the Eleventh ward of Pittsburg. Whereas, It appears by the petition and affidavit on Hie- in the office of tbe Clerk of Councils that one-third in interest of the ownera of property fronting and abuttlngnpon tbe said street bave petitioned tbe Councils of said city to enact an ordinance for tbe grading, paving and curbing of the same; therefore Section 1 Be it ordained and enacted by tbe city of Pittsburg, in Select and Common Coun cils assembled, and It is hereby ordained and enacted by the anthority of the same. That the Lhief of the Department of Public Works be and is hereby authorized and directed to ad vertise in accordance with the acts of Assem bly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and tbo ordinances of the said city of Pitts burg relating thereto and regulating the same for proposals for the grading, paving and curb lug of Reed street, from Overhill street to Dinwiddle street, the contract therefor to be let In tbe manner directed by the said acts of Assembly and'ordinances. The cost and expense of the same to be assessed and collectea in accordance with tbe provisions of an act of Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, entitled "An act relating to streets and sewers in cities of tbe second class." approved tbe 16th day of May, A.D. 1889. Section 2 Tteit any ordinance or part of or dinance conflicting with the provisions of this ordinance be, and the same is hereby repealed, so far as the same affects this ordinance. Ordained and enacted-into a law in Councils this 28th day of October. A. D. 1889, H. P. FORD, President of Select Council. Attest: GEO. SHEPPARD, Clerk of Select Council. W. A. MAGEE, President ot Com mon Council, pro tem. Attest: GEO. BOOTH, Clerk of Common Council. Mayor's bffice.' October 31, 1889. Ap proved: WM. McCALLIN, Mayor. Attest: ROBERT OSTERMAIER, Assistant Major's Clerk. Recorded in Ordinance Book. vol. 7, page 170, 4th day ot November, A. V. 1889. no9 123.1 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZmG THE construction of a sewer on Reed street, trom Oveihill street to Dinwiddle street. Section 1 Be it ordained and enacted by the city of Pittsburg, in Select and Common Coun cils assembled, and it' is hereby oriaiaed and enacted by, the authority of the sm. That tbe Chief of the.Depactwet.of FaMte Works be'a-nd i hereby aahrie aM lw- ed to advertMe I rGBQ IK ewWWBIMHPB 'IfnF'' aM t j AsfleaUytoflMM! Unawi ' Mil TMitlHKItr il OFFICIAL PITTSBURG. pipe sewer 15 inches in diameter on Reed street, commencing at Overhill street, thence along Reed street eastwardly to a connection vwita. a sewer on Dinwiddle street, the con?jt' tract therefor to bo let in the manner. directed by the said acts of Assembly and or-- -dlnances. Tbe cost and expense of the samn,,. . rc...,u uu cuueciea in accoruance whukt the provisions of an act of Assembly of the, , commonwealth of Pnitoinnii .,,jinii!' act relating tp streets and sewers in cities of the second class," approved the 16th day of RuttnT, V, Tlta ., ji . yh dirance conflicting with the provisions of this ordinance be andthesameisherebyrepealed" en far a tnft fiamn iffinta ui. ...i ... ' Ordained and enacted into a law in Council j- Ici OVtT Tun nW f..i 5: 5: S&D'?,r' Select Council. Council. V. A. MAGEE, President ot Cora- f Clerk of Common Council. WM? M&ALLIN, SiASSt: ROBERT; vvAJiiiiiiiji, --"i3tio& mayors viqik- i Recorded in Ordinance Book, roh 7, page 177, . aj ui A-iwMdt .fi, jj. iB&y. no fNo. UA1 A N OBDrNANCE-AUTRnmzTOft THHtJ XX paving and curbing of p.nnnct atreatT frnm AtvnnilBtrfl,tfAM.i . Iz. it. w Whereas, It appears by the netition and affl-t " davit on file in the office of th&Cierk of Coun-'J,' cils that one-third in interest of the owners of I property fronting and abutting upon the said i- 5 street have petitioned the Councils of said city's , to enact an ordinance for the naTinc and -nrK.- icgbf tbe same; therefore -vSt section i-oB 11 oruainea and enacted bv tha ritv of Pittsbnre- in Etalprt nnrt rn..-.. -.... cils assembled, and it is hereby ordained andSy enacieu uj uw auiuuruy oi tne same. Tbatst ineimei oi me jyeparcment OI Public Work be and is hereby authorized and directed to ad vertise in accordance with the acts of Assem-1 bl v of tbe Commonwealth of PennRtivnnn inn tbe ordinances of the said city of Pittsburg re- ' ' lating thereto and regulating tbe same, for pro posals for the paving of Boquet street, from At .wood street to Semple street, to be paved with aspbaltum or vulcanite pavement, the con- t tract therefor to be let in the manner directed by tbe said acts of Assembly and ordinances. Tbe cost and expense of tha same to be as sessed and collectea In accordance with tha -provisions of an act of Assembly of the Com- monweaitnoi Pennsylvania, entitled "An act relating to streets and sewers in cities of tbe second-class." approved the 18th day of May, A. D. 1SS9. Section 2. That any ordinance or part of ordinance conflicting with the provisions of this ordinance be, and the same is hereby re pealed so far as the same affects this ordi--, nance. & Ordained and enacted Into a law in Councils. luisxotuuav oiuciouer, a. v. low. '-; -LL. f. fUOl. XMBaiUBIJb UJL DClCCfc VsUUll-fr Select Council. W. A. MAQEE. Prest? dent of iTommnn fTniniMl TiTn.tflm Attest? " GEO. BOOTH, Clerk of Common Council. Mayor's office, Obtober 31, 1889. Approved: WM. McCALLIN, Mayor, Attest: BOBT. OSTERMAIER. Assistant Mayor's Clerk. Recorded in Ordinance Book, vol. 7, page IKW mi uay oi.noTemDer. a- u. isra. noy MEDICAL. DOCTOR WHITTIER j 814 PENN AVENUE, FITTSBURG. PA. As old residents know and back: files of Pitts burg' papers prove, is the oldest established and most prominent physician in the city, de voting special attention to all chronic diseases. 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