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BATTLE OF HIE BANK,
The Depositors "Will PigM
. ; for a BeceiversMp.
V AEGDED BEFOBE COUET.
The Directors Cling Tenaciously to
JUDGB STOWS APPEARS DUBIOUS.
The depositors' committee, with the fall
consent of the depositors of the Lawrence
Bank, ore strongly in favor-of selecting the
Fidelity Title and Trust Company to the
position of receiver of the hank. Some of
the directors ot the bank are also in favor of
a receiver, but they object to the choice of
the depositors' committee, bnt they trill
support and agree to change Mr. McKel
vey's position from that of assignee to
receiver. Mr. "Willis McCook, attorney for
Mr. William Young, president of the de
funct bank, said yesterday afternoon:
"A receiver trill not be appointed to wind
up the affairs of the Lawrence Bank, unless
all the directors are agreed upon the choice
of a man. The probabilities are, however,
that Mr. McKelvey will be appointed to the
position of receiver. His acceptation of the
receivership should meet with general ap
probation.' WILL STICK TO THEIE CHOICE.
The evident reluctance of Judge Stowe to
consider the application for a receivership
created tome uneasiness in the minds of de
positors. A good deal of murmuring was
heard in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth
wards, and depositors are determined to
push the ficht to the bitter end. Last night
in Senator TJpperman's office about 30 de
positors held an informal meeting to talk
over the situation. Among the gentlemen
present were Dr. Clark, Wm. Eichenlaub,
James TXpperman, Wm. Williams. The
Senator was the spokesman. He said:
If our application for a receiver Is refused
by Judge Stowe we will posh tlie matter until
we oust Mr. McKelvey. We have no personal
animus against the assignee, neither do we
tbmk that he ought to be removed because of
inability, but being a stockholder tho deposi
tors say that bis retention in the position is re
pugnant to thera,ndconsequentlyhe should be
relieved from the duty and obligation of wind
ing up the affairs of the bank. The fact Of
Air. McKelvey being a stockholder should dis
qualify him lrom noldinc the office without
sny legal argument, and we anticipate that our
petition will be granted on this ground alon.
But then it is useless to conjecture what Jndge
btowe trill do. It is quite probable that he
will refuse the application. In the case of a re
fusal we will take the matter Into a higher
THE CHOICE OF BECEIVEE.
"The depositors have set their beart on the
Fidelity Title and Trust Company winding UP
the bank. They are certain if the affairs are
given into their bands they will be quickly set
tled. The company have every appliance for
tackling such an intricate piece of business.
We choose them because tbey are reliable,
tbey have a good bank, thete are good lawyers
connectea mm it, sou uiey iiare expert ac
countants. "The Fidelity Company will wind the affairs
of the bank at less expense than any single re
ceiver, and the cheaper we can get the business
wound up. the more money will be to distribute
Mr. Eichenlaub and Dr. Clark expressed
similar views to thoseof Senator TJpperman.
They desired Mr. McKelvey's removal
Wholly on the ground of his being a stock
holder in the bank.
PEOCEEDENCS IS COUET.
The application for the appointment of a
receiver for the Lawrence Bank was made
before Judge Stowe yesterday afternoon
at 3 o'clock. George C. Wilson, Esq., filed
a bill in equity in open court. In the bill
Auditor General Thomas McCamant i
plaintiff, and the Lawrence Bank, W. W.
Young, president; John Hoerr, cashier, and
I W. Id. McKelvey, assignee, defendants.
Mr. Wilson read the bill, which first recites
the failure of the bank, and its insolvency,
and the closing of the doors, and the selec
tion of an assignee. The assignee, Mr. Mc
Kelvey, is objectionable to the greater por
tion of the depositors and creditors of the
bank, and they desire his removal and the
appointment of a receiver. No reasons for
the objections to Mr. McKelvey are given.
The bank, it is stated, was incorporated
under the act of May 13, 1876. Under its
provisions, it is claimed, when a bank char
tered under it becomes insolvent it is the
duty of the Auditor General, when he shall
become satisfied that It has suspended pay
ment of its liabilities, to apply to the Court
of Common Fleas of the proper county for
the appointment of a receiver. Prelimin
aries are provided for in order to satisfy the
Auditor General that the bank really has
suspended payment. They are that, upon
the refusal ot the bank to pay its liabilities
lor a period of ten days after they are due
the holders of the paper are to make a writ
ten demand for payment. If this is refused
on account of a want of funds they shall file
a notice with the Auditor General to the
effect that the bank.has committed an act of
insolvency. He shall notify the bank, and
at the end of 30 days a special agent is to be
appointed by him.
He shall inquire into the affairs of the
ViowV- an rpnnpt tn tli Aniltfrti" RanaMl
who, when satisfied of the insolvency, shall
apply to the court for a receiver. It was
maintained that these preliminaries are
merely to satisfy the Auditor General as to
the insolvency; they are unnecessary in this
case, the insolvency being undisputed, and
therefore they ask tor the removal of the
assignee and the appointment of a receiver.
When Mr. Wilson had read the act of As
sembly and the bill, Willis F. McCook,
Esq., replied on behalf of the bank. He
said that as the whole bill was based on the
act of May 13, 1876, it was unnecessary to
go farther. The conditions in the act of
prefacing the application for the appoint
ment ot a receiver had not been complied
with, and, therfore, they had no authority to
come into court. It must be shown that the
bank is actually insolvent before the Audi
tor General can act, and, therefore, In this
case the Court has no power to proceed.
Mr. Wilson contended that those prelim
inaries were merely intended to satisfy the
Attorney General of the insolvency of the
bank. In this case the doors were closed, a
notice posted up and an assignment made,
and the factot insolvency not disputed, and
the Auditor General had the right to pro
ceed. JUDGE STOWE DUBIOUS.
Judge Stowe betrayed evident impatience
with the arguments adduced; and when Mr.
Wilson had finished he remarked that he
had not been able to see any real need tor
the plan of proceedure asked for by the de
positors. In his opinion an assignee was
just as much subject to the control of the
court as a receiver would be, and was just
as liable to be exact in winding up the af
fairs cf the bank. He also thought that
the Auditor General must comply with the
exactions of the act.
Mr. Wilson said that the course in ques
tion was adopted to satisfy the Auditor Gen
eral and do away with delay.
The Court said in his opinion that the act
meant "in every case." He took the papers,
but said there existed a stumbling block in
bis mind. He promised a decision by to
ANOTHER FIBM PAILS. '
The Love aiannfnctnrlBK Compnny Hnd
Notes In ilie Bank and Went Under.
The Love Manufacturing Company, who
own the large sewing machine plant at
Rochester, made an assignment in the
Beaver county courts yesterday. The as
signment was made to Florence C. Biggert
for the benefit of the creditors of the con
cern. James B. Younz. of this citv. is
president of the company, and it is supposed
the cause of the failure ?lflaeto the col
lapse of the Lawrence Snk. -"The court
appointed John E. Eakln, of Beaver; J. J,
Hoffman and J. F. Bixley, of Ttochester,
A call was made at the Hotel Duquesne
last evening to see Mr. Young in regard to
the matter. The Dispatch reporter sent
up his card, but it was returned with the
following written on the back: "I have
nothing to say. See McCook."
W. W. Young, President o! the bank, is
Treasurer of the Love Company. It is said
that considerable money had been loaned by
the bank to J. B. Young, presumably f orthe
Love Company. The .money was obtained
on J. i. xoung s personal note wimom se
curity. W. F. McCook,T:sq., was seen and asked
in regard to the matter. He said: "I drew
up the assignment papers in the case. The
failure of the company is caused by the con
cern having notes deposited in the Lawrence
Bank. The company can very easily be
placed on its feet again if the men who
stand back of it in Beaver Falls will do
what is right If the creditors of thq com
pany stand up to the pledges they have
already made and give the firm a little time,
everything will come out all right."
The following telegram from Bochester
gives some particulars of the status ot the
concern: There was pretty general surprise
manifested here to-day when the fact was
announced that the Love Sewing Machine
Company, whose works are located here,
heard that a deed of assignment had been
filed at Beaver to F. C. Biggert, general
manager of the company. The deed sets
forth that the assignment is due to the ina
bility of the firm to meet its liabilities. The
actual facts in the case, ns far as can be
learned, are very meager at this time.
The capital stock ot the company is about
$500,000. a veiy large proportion
of which is in patents. J. B.
Young, President, holds a majority of
the stock, and the complications arising
from the failure of the Lawrence Bank, of
Pittsburg, of which Tie was also President,
are generally supposed to be the cause of the
failure. There are seven stockholders,
nearly all of whom are residents of Pitts
burg. Their names cannot be ascertained
The company was organized in 1882, and
began operations in the fall of the following
year, having purchased in the meantime,
for purposes of manufacture, what was then
known as the Coffin Works, owned by
W. G. Algeo. The works covered
about three acres. The company
experienced considerable mechanical diffi
culties for several years, but finally suc
ceeded in placing upon the market a first
class machine, and succeeded in getting
t'oeir besiness upon a paying basis. Their
machines were sold in all parts of the
United States, and some were exported. The
number of men was increased until 125
It is impossible to leam at this time just
what will be done. Messrs. J. J. Hoffman
and J. J. Bixby, of this place, and John B.
Eakin, of Beaver, were this afternoon ap
pointed appraisers, and will enter upon
tbeir duties at once. It is understood that
an effort will be made to reorganize the
company on such basis that will enable It
to continue business. The assets and lia
bilities of the firm cannot be given now.
The employes were all paid on Saturday.
A KEW DEAL AT HAERIS.
air. F. HnrrU Says the Dlnsenm Will De
come a Flrt-Clnn Hoase Tbe Dime
Admission Must Go and Kew Things Are
Mr. P. Harris, proprietor and manager of
Hams' theater chain, came to town yester
day and brought some good news for Pitts
burg theater goers. There will be a radical
change in the conduct of his house next
season, and a great improvement in the
class of attractions brought forth.
Mr. Harris this season raised the standard
of his Louisville and Baltimore theaters
with marked success. The prices were
changed to the first-class, popular scale and
much better bills were given. So well did
the public like the plan that the same
change will be made at all his theaters next
season. The dime admission must go, says
At the Fifth avenue house there will be
made such improvements as the public can
not fail to appreciate. A great deal of
money will be spent to put the theater in
good order. It will be entirely renovated
and new seats put in. The new decorations
will be very attractive. Only first class at
tractions will be produced by leading com
panies. Prices will range from 25 to 75
cents, and there will be three matinees each
Mr. Harris was asked about the rumor
that he was to give up the present house
and build a new theater. He said there
was no truth in the rumor, that he had last
summer renewed the lease for the museum
and it would not expire for several years.
A Building nnd Lonn Association Wants
' More Pap Badly.
Building and loan associations do not
usually find it necessary to blow their own
horns, bnt the village of Coraopolis seems
to be one of the exceptions that proves the
rule, and in order to bring the enterprise,
now something more than a yearling,a mock
trial has been gotten up in which Ed. Con
elius sues Jem. McCabe for breach of promise
of marriage, the immediate assets of the de
fendant get-atable being some shares of
stock in the local building and loan society.
The trial takes place on the 10th inst The
plaintiff's attorney is Mr. Treadway and for
the defendant C. E. Cornelius. J. T. Bu
chanan, Esq., Jndge C. George Lashell, of
Lashell & Bankin, real estate brokers tip
stave. Both attorneys, the Judge, and tlpstave
are expected to so demean tnemseives as to
show that a man, or woman who doesn't
own stock in a building andload association
is fit for "treason, stratagems and spoils,"
and for nothing else.
HITHER AND THITHER.
Movement of Fltubargers s.nd Others of
Mayor Pearson, of Allegheny, who has
been spending several days at the home of his
brother in Indianapolis, yesterday returned
borne and resumed bis official duties. The
Mayor greatly enjoyed bis vacation and returns
to bis offico in condition to do all the hustling
that maybe required. Alderman McKelvey,
who has acted for Mayor Pearson In his ab
sence, says that if things continue to be as dull
as they have been in the last -week the Mayor
might as well have extended his vacation.
Fayette E. Plumb.of PhiladelphiajWill
Carleton, of Brooklyn, and H. A. Royce, Gen
eral Manager of the Thomson-Houston Electric
Company, are three gentlemen, each distin
guished in his own sphere, whose names are
recorded on the pages of tue.Duquesne's regis
ter. The latter gentleman Is accompanied by
"bis wife. ,
O. P. Gothlin, General Agent of the
Wisconsin Central and northern Pacific systenT
at Cincinnati, and formerly stationed in this
city, was in town yesterday.
James S. McKean, was one of a large
delegation of the craft who left for Philadel
phia last evening to attend the sessions of the
State Grand Lodge.
C. E. Dinkey, Assistant Superintend
ent of Carnegie's beam mill at Homestead, has
resigned to accept a position at the Edgar
James B. Scott went to Harrisburg last
night to the quarterly meeting of the State
Board of Charities, ot which he Is a member.
E. E. Neale, Commercial Agent of the
Yandalia line, has also been appointed agent
of the Illinois Central road In this city.
Looking After McKecsporr.
The General Manager of the Philadelphia
Gas Company was in McKeesport yesterday
to arrange for reinforcing the McKeesport
gas supply, which still remains yery low.
Desirable Offlce For Kent
On second floor Penn Building. Bent low.
Inquire at 204 Penn B uilding. tV8
The Unrivaled Salle Exponent
Culture in Jail.
BEFORE HIS RESONANT ELOQUENCE
Had a Chance to Thunder Be was Ignobly
WHAT THE PB0SECUTBIX SA1S OP IT
Life is full of disappointments. This say
ing trite though it may be, came homeforci
bly to Csesar A. A. Taylor last evening. Mr.
Taylor, who claims to be a shining light
among the sons of Ham, and poses as one of
the best educated negroes in the country, in
tended to deliver a lectnre at Lafayette Ball
last night, but circumstances oyer which he
may or may not have had control intervened,
and the learned gentleman was forced to give
the platform the go-by and harangue the
lights and shadows of the county jail.
Taylor, who modestly bills himself as the
boy philosopher (he is almost 40 years of
age), cosmopolitan traveler, writer and lec
turer upon every conceivable subject, In
cluding temperance; ex-secretary of the B.
publican organization of New York City,
nnd other things too numerous to mention,
was arrested last night just as he was pre
paring to go to the hall by Constable
O'Brien, of Alderman Beilly's office, on a
charge of assault and battery, made by Miss
Ceatta Cain, a handsome young colored girl,
daughter of the lady with whom Taylor has
Alderman Beilly committed the sable ex
ponent of culture and cold water to jail in
default of the customary bail. Whether or
not Mr. Taylor delivered his lecture which
was entitled "The Negro Race, Betrospec
tive and Prospective," to his fellow prison
ers is not known, but Lafayette Hall did
not resound with the thunders of his elo
quence at any rate.
SHE EELATES THE CA6T73 BELLI.
Miss Cain, the prosecutrix, was seen by a
Dispatch reporter last night, and willing
ly told her story as follows:
"Monday morning, between 11:30 and 12
"o'clock. Mr. Taylor came into the kitchen.
just as I was leaving it to go upstairs. He
toucnea me on ine eioow ana, in piay, i
touched him in retaliation. He then said
something that I did not like to me, and I
retreated to the kitchen, shutting and lock
ing the door. This seemed to enrage
him, and be attempted to climb in
through a window, knocking the whole
sash out in the effort. This frightened me,
and I opened the door and ran upstairs to
my sister's room. She was nursing the
baby, and when I entered she gave me the
rhild to hold. I had hardly taken it from
her. when Taylor rushed in, snatched the
child from me, threw it on the bed and
knocked me down, all the time threatening
to kill me. I arose to my feet, and after
some tusseling, he left the room. When he
had gone, I called after him, say
ing that I was going to sue him
for what he had done. This made him
angrier than ever, and he came back and
struck me twice in the face, blacking my
eye and bringing the blood from my nose.
As be did so, he said that if I sued him he
would kill me and hang for my murder.
"When my mother, who was absent at the
time, retnrned, I told her about what had
happened, sayiug that I was going to sue
Taylor. I did so and he was arrested this
evening. I do not know what could have
been the matter with him, for he never acted
in this manner before. He was not drunk,
though he does take a glass of beer occasion
ally." COULD HOT HAVE BEEN LOTEB8.
"Did he ever pay attention to you? Imean
were you lovers?" asked the reporter.
"What! Lovers? He looks too much
like 'Jack the Kipner' for me. Mr. Taylor
had no right to touch me, none whatever."
The young lady's mother said that Taylor
had been stopping at their house, No. 36
Hazel street, since September, and previous
to the present trouble had always behaved
as a gentleman. He is somewhat in arrears
with his rent, but promised to pay up after
the lecture, whether it was a success or not.
She said that Tavlor gave one
the impression of being a man who
had passed through a troublesome
and exciting life. For hours at a
time, he, would sit by himself, gazing in
tently at nothing, and repeat whole pass
ages from the works of famous authors,
quoting poetry by the yard and essays by
Itwas developed that Taylor, a few days
ago, had received a letter from Governor
Foraker, of Ohio. Whether or not the let
ter was of such nature as to drive him to
commit assault and battery is not known.
His cards read, "Csesar A. A. Taylor, V.
D. M. M. Ph., S. S. and P. E.," and, as
stated above, he claims to know all about
everything. He will be given a hearing on
the 6th instant.
NEW HANDFACTUKIHG CONCERN.
The Black Diamond Steel Works Will Build
a Fnrnnce at Braddock.
Six months ago the Braddock Wire Mill
Company talked of erecting a converting
mill, in which was to be placed two vessels
with a capacity of five tons each. A bloom
ing mill was spoken of as another addition.
Lately the Carrie Furnace Company, which
but recently put another large furnace in
blast, has been reorganized.
One of the members of the firm of Park
Bros.' Black Diamond Steel Works recently
purchased a large bulk of the stock, and it
is now'said that they intend to build a large
mill near the furnace site for the manufact
ure of steel rails.
AN INDEMNITY BOND GIVEN.
Whitehall Railroad and the Phila
delphia Company Are nt Peace.
Tne trouble between the Whitehall Bail
road and the Philadelphia Gas Company,
over the laying of a main at Wolfe, Howard
& Co.'s glassworks on the Southside, has
been ended by the latter corporation furnish
ing to the railroad company an indemnity
bond, by which they agreed to lay the pipe
without injuring the railroad company's
property, or interfering with the running of
There was no excitement about the place
yesterday, and it is expected the work will
all be finished to-day.
PROVIDED WITH WEAPONS.
Robert Cargo Arrested for Threatening the
Life of His Wife.
Bobert Cargo was arrested last night by
Officer Dnncan 'and lodged in the Four
teenth ward station, on an information made
by his wife. Mrs. Cargo alleged that her
husband had threatened to kill her.
When arrested last night the prisoner had
on his person a large knife and a pair of
A Chautauqua Meeting.
The regular monthly meeting of the Pitts
burg Central Circle of the O. L. 8. C. will
be held on Thursday evening December 5,
at the Y. M. C. A. chapel, commencing at
730. The exercises will be of exceptional
Interest Mr. J. W. Kinnear will deliver
an address on Political Economy, a subject
to which he has given special study. Prof.
Oliver J. Thatcher will give a talk about
"Borne as It is To-day." The speaker has
qualified himself to speak on this subject by
a personal visitation to the localities he
describes. Miss Mary Bobinson will fur
nish several vocal solo, assisted by Mrs. W.
T. Potter as accompanist. All are cordially
invited to attend, whether members of the
Circle or not.
A rinco to Meet. t
The First Unitarian Church Society of
this city has engaged the meeting kail of
the County Democracy, in the Mellon build
ing, for services. '
A BabiatfcCeavewten Beta at llw Fintt
Presbyterian Church Last Ertntac Rev.
Dr. Crafts' Able Address oa Enforcement
A Sabbath Convention opened at the
First Presbyterian Church- last evening.
The Bey. Dr. Purves, pastor of the church,
presided and an address was made by the
Bev. Dr. Crafts, of New York, Field Secre
tary of the National Sabbath Union. The
object of the convention la to organize a
Western Pennsylvania Association, auxili
ary to the National Sabbath Union. At the
meeting to-day in the Second U.P. Church,
Allegheny, delegates are expected to be
present from the 22 counties of Western
Pennsylvania' and take part in the discus
sions. The organization "will be effected
and officers elected, and a number of ad
Dr. Craft's address was a review of the
main questions concerning (he observance
of the Sabbath. The American Sabbath is
feeling a good influenc, he said, from the
general revival on the subject The term
America for Americans is unwise and un
christian. A strict Interpretation of it
would send ns all flying back to the old
country, except the Indians. It should be
"America for American institutions." The
principle one of these, he held, is the
American Sabbath. He compared tne holi
day Sunday of France with its amusements.
theaters, etc, to the American Sabbath
and likewise draw a comparison between the
unstable government and Republic for a day,
France and our own rock-like government.
The manner of observing the Sabbath was
a good indication as to the kind of govern
ment Tell him where a man spent his
leisure moments. Sunday or any other time,
and he could tell where hislife was leading.
No nation is stable that devotes its time to
frivolous amusements. Dr. Craft said, that
he would touch only on the civil aspect of
the Sabbath question, leaving out the re
ligious aspect It has a civil aspect
because men who devote their time
to pleasure and frivolons amusements
are not capable for stable government
He did not believe in obligatory attendance
upon church, but that natural needs would
be met by church-going. A man must rest
-with his friends and his family. He be
lieved in laws to protect the Sabbath, or,
employers would soon have seven days in
the week. He regarded Sunday amuse
ments as the entering wedge nf rodlessness.
and that saloons would soon imitate thea
ters. In speaking of the World's Fair he
said that its being run on Sunday would be
a grave question, whether the location was
West or East.
He concluded with an earnest appeal for
a day of rest for the workingmen, and, hold
ing up a saw of the kind used by carpenters
in the time of Christ, said: "The church
that was founded by a carpenter ought never
to be out of sympathy with the working
man." T. V. Powderly was expected to be present
and address the meeting, but hi was unable
to get to Pittsburg.
TOOK ADVANTAGE OF THEH.
How a Shrewd Pole Levied Upon Sonthslde
Twenty-five or 30 families, living at the
foot of South Twenty-second street, would
like very much to know the whereabouts of
a certain Pole. Several days ago a man
named Edward Geary, employed by H. S.
Kiehl, the land and claim agent for the
Pittsburg and Lake Erie Bailroad, visited
all of these families, and notified them to
vacate the property on which their shanty
boats were located, as it belonged to the
They began to prepare to leave, and some
of them would probably have been gone had
not another man put in an appearance. On
Monday, a Pole, whose name is withheld at
this time, called upon nearly every family
and notified them that by the payment of $3
to 10 they could remain. Ho is said to have
collected amounts ranging from $3 to $10
from all of them before tbey learned that he
was an impostor. The matter was yesterday
reported to the police and an investigation
has been instituted. It is calculated that
the man collected $100 to fXSOyand the peo
ple he fleecedare all poor, industrial peo
ple. Informations will be made against the
man as soon as he is found.
THE ROMANCE SPOILED.
A Rumor of a Johnstown Story 'Which Conld
Not be Yerlfled.
A note was received jn The Dispatch
office lastnight to the effect that a resident
of Johnstown who has been laboring under
the impression that his daughter was lost in
the Conemaugh flood, while walking on the
street yesterday came face to1 face with her.
It was stated that the man's name, was'
Davis, and he was a passenger conductor on
the Pennsylvania Bailroad. He has been
mourning his daughter as lost, and all the
time she was undergoing treatment for in
sanity in one of the hospitals in this city.
It was alleged in the note that she had been
discharged frota the Jiospital yesterday
morning. While crossing Liberty street
in front of the Union station, she met her
Efforts were made to verify the report,
without success. There is no Pennsylvania
conductor on the Pittsburg division named
Davis. There are two brothers, Edward and
James Davis, oh the Fort Wayne, but they
know nothing of the story.
A VERI SINGULAR CASE.
A Homesick German, Who Has No Other
Malady, Makes Much Trouble.
John Malarich, the homesick young Ger
man, whom the Department of Charities
tried to have sent home by Max Schamberg,
turned up again at the office of the poor au
thorities yesterday afternoon. He said that
Mr. Schamberg had refused to send him
home, and as he had no place to stay at, he
would have to return to the Poor Farm.
Chief Elliott declared that he would not
permit the man to stay at the farm, but that
he would send him back, to New York with
a letter to the German Consul. The physi
cian at the almshouse states that Malarich
is not affected by any disease but is simply
homesick. Superintendent Lindermann be
lieves that if the man is not sent back to
Germany soon he will be a lunatic. His
mind is weakening already.
LOCAL ITEMS, LIMITED.
Incidents of a Day In Two CKIei Condensed
for Ready Reading.
The total number of deaths In the city dur
ing the week was 6X The throat and lnng dis
eases still head the list as the chief cause of
death. From pneumonia there were 10 deaths;
from diohtheria, 5; consumption, 4; croup, 3;
bronchitis, 2; laryngitis and congestion of lungs.
1 -ca.cn. Twentv-efght were children under S
years of age. Six were more than 70 years, two
of the number being over 90. The East End
continues to lead the other sections of the city.
It had 25 deaths; Old City. 16; Southside, 15.
The largo number of Hungarians at Brad
dock have come to the conclusion that a place
of worship for tho people of their nationality
is necessary. They yesterday purchased the
old Disciple church property for 8,000, and
will make a number of improvements in the
Geoeoe Hoeffner will have a hearing jo
morrow before Alderman Succop on a charge
of selling oleomargarine, preferred by Con
stable Bherron. The sale of oleo on the South
side was stopped nearly a year'ago through tho
efforts of the same constable.
A pabtt of 60 Hebrews passed through the
city yesterday bound for the Holy Land. One
of tbeir objects Is to settle there If It can bo
Thomas WrxuAMS, who was struck by a
West Penn engine at Tarentum, died at the
Allegheny Hospital yesterday. He was a mem
ber of the Holders' union.
Catalogues illustrated and printed.
Send for estimates. The Pittsburg Pboto
Engraving Co., Publishers, Engravers and
General Printers, Dispatch Building, Dia
mond si. vses
Mansfield Hilars Want to Organize
Outside the Jiatioial Unions.
SOME INTERESTING DISCLOSURES
Hay be Looked for at the Xeeting of the
0. T 0. Jixecative Board.
BOXMAKERB AND HOLDERS' MATTIRB
A convention of nine delegates, represent
ing some COO miners in Mansfield and in the
immediate neighborhood, met in Knights of
Labor Hall yesterday. The object of the
meeting was to make arrangements for or
ganizing the miners in the district into a
local union, which would be independent pf
either National District No. 135 or the Na
tional Progressive Union.
The result of the convention, which was
addressed by N. M. W. John B. Bea, Sec
retary Bobert Watchorn, of 135, and Pat
rick McBryde, of the N. P. TJ., was the
adoption of a resolution setting forth the
necessity of organizing for the purpose of
remedying local abuses. Nothing was
effected in the direction of formulating any
scheme. The delegates listened to the ad
dresses by the gentlemen above referred to;
but as a majority of them had come there
prepared to pass certain resolutions, the ut
terances of the speakers pointing to the utter
absurdity of any purely local body succeed
ing in acquiring a foothold were altogether
It seems that for many years the Mans
field district has harbored a clique which
opposes itself' alike to John Flannery, D.
B. Jones, John McBride and other repre
sentatives of mining organizations. These
kickers have become chronic, and it was at
their instigation that the convention, look
ing to the formation of a local and inde
pendent organization, was called. They
altogether fail to benefit by the experience
of their brethren pf the Brazil mines, who,
after holding out lor seven months against
the terms offered by the operators during
which period they had the active support of
miners from all oyer the country were
obliged at length to make an unconditional
surrender. The impression among some
leading miners was that the scheme was
absurd, and that it would not amount to
TH0SK EXPULSION CASES.
Messrs. Campbell, Roianod Carabaeb Invited
to Attend tbe Ezecatlve Board.
The special meeting of the Executive
Board of the Central Trades Council, which
will be held this evening at the office of the
National Glass Budget, will be fraught
with unusual interest The Board will have
up before it for consideration the three-fold
questions of John Philips and Homer L.
McGaw's expulsions, and the charges en
tered against Editor, John W. Kelly by L.
An invitation to be present, couched in
the fallowing language, was yesterday ex
tended to President James Campbell ot L.
Mr. James Campbell.
Dear Bm: You are respectfully invited to
attend a meeting of the Executive Board of
the Central Trades Council, which meets in the
Budget offlce on Wednesday, December 4.
j.ne ODject oi me meeting is w investigate
the reasons for the expulsion of Homer L. Mc
Gawfrom the General Assembly at Atlanta
and that of John Phillips from L. A. 300.
As you may be able to throw considerable
light npon these two cases yonr presence Is
Any statement you may desire to make be
fore members of the K. of L. alone would bo
so arranged. Hoping you will be able to attend
and thus give thecommltteethefullest possible
light on the matter,
I remain yours respectfully.
Secretary of Executive Board, Central Trades
When Mr. Campbell was seen by a re
porter yesterday, he" said that he could not
understand why such an invitation should
have been extended to him, since the C. T.
C. had' no jurisdiction over either the
Knights of Labor or L, A. 300. The min
utes of the proceedings at Atlanta could be
seen by any Knight of Labor in good stand
ing at the offices of the Window Glass
Workers Association. He did not know
whether he would accept the invitation to
state his views on the case.
When Editor John Ehman was spoken to
concerning the invitation to James Camp
bell, he said ' that he had invited
Mr. Campbell as well as Mr. Cam
bach and Mr. I. N. Boss to be present, by
direction, of the Board, in order
that they might be afforded an oppor
tunity of explaining certain phases In
these cases which, would come under con
sideration which they alone were best quali
fied to do. A fnrth'er reason for inviting
the gentlemen to be present was that when
the board had rendered its decision they
could not say that had their statements ap
peared the result would have been other
wise. Master Workman Boss said last night
that he would accept the invitation to be
present at the meeting.
HOLDERS RECEITE STRIKE BENEFITS.
Four Fonodrlea Are Still Holding Out
Against the 10 Per Cent.
The machinery molders, who are still on
strike to the number of 30, were paid their
strike benefits at K. of L. headquarters last
night They were employed in the four
shops which have not granted tbe demand,
namely: Those of Wharton McKnight, the
Scaife Foundry and Machine Company, the
Pittsburg Steel Casting Company an'd the
Fisher Engine, Foundry and Machine
There seems to be a growing feeling among
the strikers that, in justice to the founders
who are paying tbe increased wages, some
definite steps should be taken with regard to
shops which are holding aloof.
I mportntlona of Window Glass.
According to the official returns entered
in the Statistical Bureau of the Treasury
Department, the imports of cylinder,
crown and common window glass in the
customs districts of the United States for
the month of October are as follows: Bos
ton, 2,693,879 ponnds, $46,162; New Or
leans, 134,498 pounds, $1,490; New York,
3,591,356 pounds, $67,492; San Francisco,
841.560 pounds, $11,938; Philadelphia, 186,
648 pounds, $3,742; other districts, 416,260
This is about the average importation, or
perhaps a little below tbe preceding months.
Officer Elected Yesterday.
At a meeting held in this city yesterday,
the Novelty Steel Wheel Company, whose
plant is located at McKeesport, the annual
election of officers was held. William
Hartman was elected President, James L.
DeLong Treasurer, and Mr. Clark Secre
Tbe Jeannette Boxraakera nt Work.
Local Assetably 1533, Knights of Labor,
boxmakers, met last night for the perform
ance of routine business. It was learned
that the striking members of the craft at
Jeannette had reconsidered their position
and returned to work.
Belter Than Elixir.
He was poor and old and decrepit The
physicians had given him up; the famous
elixir had failed to do him good. He was
about given up when somebody suggested
Marvin's well-known digestive biscuits.
They cured bim at once, and to-day he is
happy and contented. D
Don't Fall to Call This Work
And see the large stock of diamonds,
watobes, silyerware and fine' jewelry at
Hauch's, No. 295 Fifth ave. Small pay
ment accepted, and goods "laid away until
MlUlJlUI BstCMlOM. f
At tbe weekly i&ttivg of tbe Hawwe
Seei-ety yesterday aAerseoa General A(ret
O'Brien was iBrtraeted to go to Wasfclsgtea
county and Investigate some complaints o
cruelty from that quarter. He was also
advised to plsee an agent in the tews of
Washington to aet-is that county,
Mrs. Bayraoodrof -the Chicago Humane
Journal, and national organizer, will go to
Beaver Falls on recommendation of the
local society and use her discretion la or
ganizing a society in that place.
The contributions received were $10 from
Mrs. B. Hostetter; lre Mrs. W. A. Ers
maa, $2. ' .
The Great Holiday Sub at Kleber &
Bros. Already Began
Persons can have no idea of tbe popularity
of the Kleber Bros, and the immense busi
ness they are doing' ia tbe sale of pianos,
organs, mandolins guitars, etc, unless tbey
drop in at their warerooms, 506 Wood street
And little's the woader, for the Messrs.
Kleber have the monopoly of the grandest
f ilanos mads Jn America. Jnst look, at and
isten to the glorious Steinway aud Coaover
plsnos and the popular' Gabler and Opera
pianos, and yorj will admit that nothing else
will compare with them. Beside, tbe
Messrs. Kleber sell at honest, reasonable
prices. They take the smallest profits of
any dealers, and they give the longest war
ranty and sell on the easiest monthly pay
ments, Klebers' store li the most popular
place to buy at, and people have implicit
faith in their honest dealings and their su
Christmas Mandolins nod Gnltars.
H. Kleber & Bro. have received a large
and select assortment ot tbe celebrated
Washburn mandolins and guitars, specially
adapted for Xmas gifts. This make "is con
ceded by the best players throughout the
country to be without an equal, while the
prices are not above those ot inferior makes,
A more desirable andbeautiful present than,
one of these Instruments cannot jbe found.
Klebers' also have a full line of the Arion
and Conservatory guitars and mandolins,
warranted, and which are. sold at $8 and
upward. H. Klebeh & Beo.,
No. 506 Wood street.
Christmas Maria Boxes.
H. Kleber & Bro.'s annual importation
of Xmas music boxes from St Croix, Switzer
land, has been received and will be on ex
hibition in a few days. This lot comprises
the mandolin, guitar, zither, sublime har
monic piccolo, harp and interchangeable
cylinder boxes, made ot the finest materials
throughout Notwithstanding the advance
in prices of the raw material used in the
manufacture of these boxes, Kleber Bros,
will sell them at the low prices of last
Christmas. Store open every evening.
JL Klisbkb &Bbo.
No. 506 Wood street
Holiday Opening Wednesday, December 4.
-The most elegant line of fancy goods in
every conceivable shape and material ever
shown in Pittsburg:
JQ3. ElCHBATTJt & CO.,
48 Fifth avenue.
The stock is complete. Come and exam
ine goods and prices. You will save money,
by dealing at Hauch's Jewelry Store, No.
295 Fifth avenue; established 1853. wjfsu
After a sleepless night use Angostura
Bitters to tone up your system. All drug
gists. Obdsb yoar crayon portraits now for Xmas.
at Aufrecht's, 616 Market street Sest and
cheapest in the two cities.
All the best dealers keep F. &V.'s
Pittsburg beer. Try it You will like it.
Silk suspenders for holiday presents.
James H. Aiken & Co., 100 Fifth aye.
Cass paid for old gold and silver at
Hauch's, No. 295-Fifth aye. wfsu
Weakness, Indisposition to Work,
Headache, Dullness, Heaviness,
Lack of Appetite, Constipation,
all indicate that you need a few doses
of the genuine
Dr. McLane's Celebrated
They strengthen tbeweak and purify tho
Tbey are prepared from the purest
materials and put up with the great
est care by
Be s ore you cet the genuine. Count
erfeits are made In St Louis.
jy8-irwT " "
Never fail to cure.
SODEN MINERAL PASTILLES,
SODEN .MINERAL PASTILLES,
BODEN MINERAL PASTILLES,
the ereat European remedy against all
COUGHS AND HOARSENESS.
Sold by all Druggists.
Small boxes. 25c; large boxes, 50c
CIQAR CABINETS FOR CHRISTMAS
gilts, hermetically sealed, so as to preserve
tbe Clears fresh and moist from heat of natural
gas. For sale by JOHN A REN8HAW
i CO., Fancy Grocers, cor, Liberty and Ninth
CLEAR HAVANA CIGAHS-A FRESH AR
RIVAL Justin. The best clear for J7 per
hundred; qualitv guaranteed. For sale by
JOHN A. RENSHAW t CO,
Fancy Grocers, comer Liberty and Ninth
THE CHINA STORE
-, BRIDAL GIFTS
of greatest elegance and largest
variety. You should inspect the
French; Kfindrick" I Cll,
Oar ArrDepartment occupies
tbe whole of the third floor.
Telejefiel7a Eleetrlc Elevator.
JPSvvS sKMf jyyiff x
faMe Linen Leather Cooek.
,Z! ,..i.i nASr - U
PENN AVENUE STORESJkLA
PHTS-ruBO, Wednesday, December 4, WsV
Wha stacks of Bobes andDress Pattern weu t
have sold since Thanksgiving. You mightT1
tUakr yoar choice would be limited now. Ia ,T
the matter ot Bobes, nearly half of what -ni
had then In gone.' Bnt hundreds of the very
best patterns remain. It Is hard to say which
Is best Oar own opinion has often been defied
bv a easterner's taste. Vi ksowthit th lut'
one to go win pleasa the purchaser. , "
V -Dress Goodi cut into pattern length no enaT"4"
to them, and there teem tobenoltmttto their
popularity. Qorna out by hundred,
Fall suit pattern at round figures. Alwaya.'
le pieces of the prices off In favor of "the eSh '"'
Here Is something interesting for to-day's- y
thousands of ribbon buyers. Bargains 'just
whoa you are wanting ribbons worst. Some" '
people would keep
the prices up
tbe times '
when it Is harden '
to sell ribbons
at any price.
Sot to here.
Some are just
new this morning.
Some are marked
It is the best that
remnant length first.
C JUL vss
These remnants, every one of them, are long
enough for almost any sort of fancy work.
Clean and practically new. Cnt at less than
half price. They are being made and being sold
by hundreds of yards every hoar of the day.
There's a lot (ICO full pieces), all shades, beau
tiful fancy work ribbons, in Nos. Z 3 and 5 at S
cents a yard. They were 8 cent to IS eentt a
Then the hew ones, hundreds of pieces, put
on sale this morning, the best values wa ever
Crown Edge, Pure SUk Moire Ribbon, beau
No. 2, 6c a yard toe. a piece.
No. 6l 8cavard 75e aiiIam.
No. 12, 16c a yard JLBO a piece.
A new lot of No. 23 Satin Gros Grain, excel
lent quality, at 23 cents a yard.
A new lot of Linen Filled Ribbons, In lovely,
bright shades, wonderful value :
Number 12, at 10c a yard.
Number 18, at 12c a yard.
The Millinery Department is having Its final
What stentorian notes like this:
300 of the best French Felt Hats the
best shapes, ths best colors and the best
The price on all NOW, JLOO.
Tbe prices were $2.00 to SIM.
Whyr If yon find a reason In the hat when
you've had it home, brlnff it back and get yoar
money. Fact is it Is not the fault of the hats at
aU. They were worth $2.00 and $259 two weeks
ago and they would be worth it now. but that
bargain maker says a dollar and down tbey go.
Table Linen Sets for Christmas presents a
nice Damask cloth and a dozen napkins to
match. This Is the latest holiday idea.
Here are soma prices:
in bandjomo DamMk Clotlu and Trap. -'- -
ajome jjamaar (jiotns and Nan. '- " ,
;npwwdsp-ersBt;-hthixei, " ---' L
atlfnl Hemstitched Cloths and '-If.
xins, at .io, mo,oy, a,u
Napkins, raneine in price from IU nn to
$37 a set according to size and amount
of drawn work.
In elegant Fringed Sets from $4.50 to
We only carry the genuine In onr Leather
Goods Department but the completes! possible
stock of chatelaines, pocket books, purses, etc,
as well as
from 10 to IS Inches
Bags In alligator,
grain, seal and
books In seal, mo
rocco, lizard, ooze
calf, grain, castor, pig; Russia leather, velvst,
etc, all handsomely finished, at all prices.
JOS. HDRNE t CO.
$09431 PENN AVENUE.
And a foretaste of the grandeur and beauty of
our holiday stock can now be seen In our stores
and show windows.
We promise to excel all previous displays on
our opening day Thursday, December S. Come
E. P. ROBERTS k BDNB,
CORNER FIFTH AYE. AND MARKET BT,
Yaluable Oil Paintings,
133 WOOD STREET,
THIS EVENING AT 7.30.
" Our art-loving people desiring to secure
choice examples, by great masters, will do well
toattend. "" " deWS
THE PENNSYLVANIA STORAGE CO,
39, and il WATER ST,
Beg to call attention to their superior
facnitdea for storing and caring for all
clasiee of merchandise
Bafarate&Dartsents rented for house
hold geedf, etc
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