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CITY AND SUBURBAN.
An immense extra edition of the WEEKLY
GAZETTE will be issued from this office
Wednesday and Saturday of this week.
The papers will be circulated widely by the
parties ordering them, and will find their
way into, every eity, town
S and village of
Western Pennsylvania, V2-atern Ohio and
Western-'Virg"a. A _limited number
Of special ad
.!' isements will be taken for
the occasion; .w ich must be furnished be
fore Tuesdai noon; in order to insure pub
lication. \-, -
Daily Prayer Meeting—From 12 M. - to
12:30 o'clock atthe Rooms of the Christian
Association, N -eet4
Sent to the Palnters.—The:hew how car
riage of the Good Will Fire Company, Sixth
"qmprovement.—The sidewalk along . the
line of the Panhandle railroad, on Grant
street, is being repaved.
Political Stand.—The unterrified have
erected a stand for political purposes in the
Northest squaie of the Allegheny Diamond.
Pedestrianism.—Napoleon Young will
commence his attempt to walk one hun
dred miles 111 twenty-four hours, at Union
Park, on Wednesday - afternoon.
Educational.—k stated meeting of the
Central Board of Education will be held
in their rooms, corner of Wood and Sixth
,streets, at 2 o'clock this afternoon.
CoMpleted.--The Masonry for the exten
sion of the East Birmingham gas works
lias been completed, and the new works
will be in operation in a short time.
Meets To-nlght.--The Allegheny Board
of Control will hold a special meeting to
night to take into consideration the adop
tion of a text book in geography for the use
of the schools.
Club Meeting.—The Grant Club of the
Fifth ward, Allegheny, will meet this even
ing at 7;5 o'clock at the manufactory of
Phillips, Park Co., Beaver Avenue,
between Locust and Walnut streets.
We acknowledge an invitation to the an
smal pic-nic of the Kensington Social Club,
which takes place at Glenwood Grove on
Eridat^. The affairs of this pleasant asso
ciation are always high-toned and enjoys
Threateued.—Ellzabeth Ochner alleges
that her husband Matthias Ochner made
violent threats against her which she is
afraid he might put into execution. Alder
man Tayler issued a warrant for the arrest
Prospeeting.—The Commissioners ap
ixiinted by City Councils to select a site for
a public park, who have for some weeks
past been prospecting for a suitable loca
tion, will visit the Winebiddle and Schen
ley estates to-day.
Fined.—Wm. Murphy, one of the per
sons who attempted to rescue a prisoner
during a melee in Allegheny, about a week
since. was arrested yesterday and fined 320
and costs. Interference with the execution
of the laWilidou't pay.
The person who carried off, perhaps by
mistake, a large hag of papers from the
press room of the GAZETTE, yesterday
morning, is requested to return the same
immediately, lest his feelings should be
hurt by his being more publicly -called
Struck Hlm.-John Brown made infor
mation yesterday against John Gallagher
for assault and battery. John No.l alleges
that John No. 2 struck him and pushed
him violently against a wall. A warrant
was issued for the arrest of No. 2 by Alder
Slight Fire.—The alarm from box 73 at
half past three o'cleck yesterday afternoon
waa occasioned by a slight tire - in the house
of Mr. Clark, on Borough street, Seven
teenth wards The fire originated In the
attic from, a defective flew. The damage
was very slight.
Attention, Eleventh Warders I-.-This
evening, at-7% o'clock, the Grant and Col
fax Club of the lith (late 7th ward) will
meet at the School House for permanent
1 organization. Let there - be - a full turn out
or all the citizens who are in favor of Gen.
Grant for our next President.
Western University.—The faculty of this
institution now numbers ten professors
skilled each in his own departinerif Every
effort is put forth for the advancement of
pupils, while their habits and morals are,
watched over with paternal solicitude. A
new term begins September 1.
Disorderly.—Jacob Smith made informa l .
tion, before Justice Helsel, yesterday,
charging Andrew Long with-disorderly
conduct, and Caroline Schuck made infor
mation, before the same magistrate, charg
ing,Michael'Darr with a like - offense. \War
rants were issued for the arrel of the ac
Carson Street.—We learn tha: the Pitts
burgh and Birmingham Passenger Rail
way ComPhny are paving Carson street. its
entire width through East Birmingham. at
their own . expense. The work of laying
the double track is progressing rapidly,
and it is thought O will be completed during
the present tonth.
Cerrection.—We stated yesterday in our
issue that John Glunt had been committed
to jail by Alderman. Herron on a charge
of burglary preferred by Wm. Mahan.
The case should have been reported just
the•reverse, Mr. Glunt being the prosecu
tor .and Mahan the defendant, and we sc
cordirigly make the correction.
Why . Is It t--.We notice a habit or custom
which scorns to be becoming quite preva
lent in this vicinity of funeral - processions
hurrying 'through the streets on a pretty
fast trot. Are we becoming such a fast and
go-aheadative people that even the last sad
rites of humanity and civilization to the
dead must be put through with a rush.
Aitemptvd Burglary.—On'Saturclay even
ing some thicives attempted to effect an en
trance into al i clwelling in the rear of Rodg
er's undertaking establishment, on Ohio
street, Allegheny, but a dog In the yard
barked so furiously as to arouse the in
mates of the dwelling.. But the thieves
made their escape before the police ar
Left Her.--Mary Shields made informa
tion, yesterday, before Alderinan Strain,
againiit her husband, Frank Shields, for
abandonment, alleging that he 'for some
time past has refuhd to contribute any
thing for the support of herself and child,
and absents himself horn his proper do
mestic hearth. The parties reside on Wylie
street. A warrant was issued. •
Still 13 . a.llotting.—The Republican confer
ees of the 23d Congressional district held
another meeting at Freeport yesterday, but
up to latest accounts had not made a nomi
nation, After voting , ten times Dr. Dale
renewed his motion offered at a former
meeting, to adjourn and allow a choice
to be made by the people. This motion
elicited considerable discussion,which was
-"till going on when our reports left.
Young Thieves.—Jamss McLaughlin and
Patsy, Simpson, aged respectively eleven
and twelve years, were arrested yesterday,
charged with entering a cellar on Webster
street and helping themselves to such eat
able as they found there. They are in the
ock-up awaiting a hearing.
Arm Broken.--John Patton, a boy about
• ight years of age, son of Albert Patton,
residing on Palo Alto street, Allegheny,
had his right arm broken in two places
above the elbow by falling from a wagon
On Saturday. The accident occurred at
Milton station, on. the Allegheny Valley
Railroad, where the lad was visiting.
A Perilous Position. Peter Reamer, an
employs of the Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne and
Chicago Railroad, observed, .on Saturday,
an old man lying asleep across - the bumper
of one of the cars of an• accommodation
train. Although the train was moving at
the time, Mr. Reamer succeeded in rescu
ing the man from his very perilous. position.
Reception.—A -- number of the leading
German Republicans of the city held a
meeting at City Hall, last evening, to make
arrangements for the reception of Hon.
Carl Schurz, who is to address the Germans
of this locality at City Hall on the evening
of the 24th inst. The meeting was organ
ized by callihg . Mr. Joseph Abel to the
chair and appointing the reporters of the
German press Secretaries. On motion it
was resolved to have a torchlight proces
sion,. and a Committee of Arrangements
Alleged Pals° Pretence.--4ticob Coblents,
of Ohio street, Allegheny, (was before Al
derman Strain yesterday, charged with ob
taining goods by false pretence, on oath of
Franklin McGowan. McGowan, who is a
merchant doing buoiness on Water street,
alleges that'the defendant, by representing
that ho was .la member of the firm of A. &
D. H. Chambers and the owner of real es
tate in Allegheny, obtained from him goods
to the amount of .$345, which representa
tions are said to be untrue. After' a hear
ing; in default of bail the accused was com
mitted to jail for trial.
. of Inspection Committee
The following report of the Committee on
Inspection, appointed by the butchers , of
Allegheny, was handed to Mayor Drum
• ALLEGHENY CATTLE YARDS,
• August 10. 1868.
We the undersigned, Committee appoin t
ted to investigate the arrival of all cattle at
the yards, have visited them to-day and
found everything satisfactory.
Jos. B. McDoNaLn,
A young man of rather fine personal ap
pearance, but who had evidently been in
bad company last night, judging from his
unsteady gait, while passing down Dia
mond alley staggered too near the entrance
to Patterson's livery stable, when his foot
slipped under the gate and becaine fasten
ed in such a manner as to'defy till his ef
forts to remove it; Finding it impossible
to release his'foot, be quietly seated him
self and, Micawber-like, "waited for some
thing to turn up." A gentleman who hap
pened ' to be passing observed the "fix" he
was in, and calling some assistance released
tht; young.man, who, to prevent the recur
rence of such an accident, took the centre.
ofl the. alley instead of the narrow side
A Blight sensation was - created among the
equenters of a fashionable "establish
ent" on Harrison street, Twelfth ward,
• l esterday, by the arrest .of Mary Sinclair,
the'proprietress, on a charge of keeping a
bawdy hotise. informatiOn was made by
William Hartz before Alderman McMas
ters, who issued his warrant and placed it
in the hands of his officers. : :. Yesterda2. ,
r i b
afternoon the officers visite . the house and
arrested Mary Sinclair th 3 proprietress,
who, in company with. three girls; Mary De-
Witt, Maggie McClarren a d Dora Tetter,
found in the house at the ti ne; Was taken
_the Alderman's office. The accused,
Mary Sinclair, was held to ail in.the sum
of SI,OOO for her appearance at the office at
three o'clock to-day, for a hearing, ar.d the
'girls were held to hail for their appearance
as. witnesses. John G. Nelson a youth who
was captured in the house, was also held
to appear as a witness in the case.
Yesterday morning, about eight o'clock,
another lamp explosion occurred which re-
I snited in the very severe burning of a little
daughter of. John R. Reynolds, of Lower
I-St Clair township. It seems that Miss
Jones, a sisterof Mrs. Reynolds was trim
ming anu lighting the lamp for the purpose
of going hito the cellar, when, by some ac
cident the little girl dropped a match into
lamp, causing instant explosion. She
was almost covered with the burning fluid,
and when Miss Jones ran to her assistance
her own efothing'caught fire, and she was
compelled to call for aid.. The child's
mother came in and seizing a piece of car
pet wrapped it around her daughter thus
smothering the flames. Miss Jones, by
quickly tearing the burning clothing from
her person, escaped with/a few slight
burns. The little girl is/very severely
burned, her legs and arms being charred
almost black, and is lying at her home in
a' precarious condition.
Officer Poland, of Alderman Hay'S po
lice, has one case on band which has. thus
far given considerable trouble. It seems
he has a judgment against Frederick
Shulz, a tavern keeper in the Allegheny
Diamond; and went to make levy on his
goods, when ho alleges he was assailed by
Shulz and his wife with all sorts of abusive
and profane language, and threatened with
violence. He returned to the office and
made an infortnation against the parties for
assault and /battery, and surety of the
peace. 'they were arrested and gave bail
to answer both charges at Court. He in
turn was• then charged before Alderman
Eggers with assault and battery by Mrs.
Shulz, who alleges that be choked her. In 7
this case he was held fora hear ng,. Ltiatly
he makes information agains Schuh: for
profanity, on which a Warrant was issued
by Alderman Harm. Altog Cher thero
seems, to be enough cueing inthese suits to
suit any person who can at all be suited.
, Mark B. Kelse, of Nablestown, made in
formation before the Mayor yesterday,'
charging W. J. M. Hall alias William
BroWn, with larceny. It appears that the
accused wag clerking for the prosecutor,'
who keeps a store at Noblestown, and had
been •in his-employ for about a month.
He was paid off Saturday and discharged,
and after he left his employer discovered
that piece - of cloth containing live and
three-quarter. yards had disappeared. Ho
followed 'Wm to the city and made the in
fermation as stated. 'Officers Brown and
Jones, of the',Mayor's police, arrested the
alleged larcenist , yesterday, and upon
searching his carpet bag not only found
the cloth but a Colt's revolver, which; was
identified by Mr. Kelso as his property,•
and consequently another Information;for
larceny was niade against him. After a
hearing he was hold to bail for his appear
ance at Court, in default of which he was
committed to jail.
.Tiffe prisoner, it Appears, hails from Oil
City . where his wife resides, who by, the
way, will be sadly disappointed, as she ex
pected him home yesterday as was indica
ted by a letter in his possession.
In a ••Fixd7
Another ii.amp Explosion.
A Mixed Case.
Wt. :tr : VOW TUFSDAY, AUGUST 1861;5.„,
Meeting of the Republiean City Executive
A regular . meeting of the Republican City
Executive Cpmmittee was held last even
ing at the headquarters City Buildings.
Jos. ;A. Butler presided with Gen. A.
L. Pearson as Secretary. A communica
tion was received asking for the changing
of the place of holding primary meetings
and elections in the Twenty-first ward from
the Ross street School House to the Wig
wam know built) in said ward, on the land
of George Finley, near the Sand-wash, on
theorner of Spring street and the Pluck
Arso, changing the election place in the
Sixteenth ward from Gangwish Brewery to
the Wigwam corner of Pearl and Main
Also, the Third ward election place from
corner of Sixth and Smithfield streets to
On motion, the Chairman and Secretary
wore authorized to make the changes.
Mr. Cook presented the following reso
Resolved, That the person first named on
the various election boards appointed by
the Committee shall be the judge of said
election. and are hereby empowered to fill
any vacanci s that may occur in said
Tho resolu "on was:adopted:
Mr. Butler (Mr. Ward in the chair) rose
to a personal explanation in regard to the
rumor going the rounds to the effect that
he would not support the ticket unless cer
tain candidates were nominated, which he
characterized as a base and unmitigated
falsehood. Ile would heartily support the
nominees of the party. It was also intima
ted that he had acted in a dishonorable
manner in the Committee. He disclaimed
all intentions which were not favorable to
the best interests of the party.
Mr. S. W. Reynolds presented the follow
WHEREAS, The last municipal election
has' demonstrated that unity and action is
necessary, and that all persons submitting
their names to the Republican party for
office should pledge themselves to support
the nominees; therefore,
Resolved, That the candidates for the Re
publican nominations for city offices are
hereby requested to present in writing to
the Secretary of the City Executive Com
mittee on or before Wednesday; August
12th, 1868, a notification of their willing
ness to abide the decision and support the
nominees of the Republican• primary elec
tions, to be hold Saturday; August 15th,
1868. The Secretary of the Committee to
make public on Thursday, August 13th,
through the Republican papers of the city
the names of the persmiswho haVe notified
him of their candidacy, fi end the election
boards of the various wards are hereby in
structed and authorized to count the votes
cast for such candidates only as shall have
complied with the resolutioti.
On motion all persons: 'having claims
against the City Executive Committee were
requested to present them -for pal,.ment on
or before Wednesday„July.l9 to .1. 11. Wal
ter, Treasurer of- the Committee.
Adjourned to meet Wednesday, July 19.
A regular quarterly meeting of the Fire
men's Association was held Monday even
ing, August 10th, in the Hall of the Asso
ciation, City Building. and was called to
order by Mr. Joseph Cupples, Chairman.
On motion of Mr. Wilsun, Mr. John Tor
ley was appointed Secretary pro tem.
On motion, the reading-of the minutes of
the preceding meeting was dispensed with.
Mr. Wilson (Eagle) Inquired if the Com
mittee appointed to revise the Constitution
was ready to report.
The Chairman_ stated that the Committeo
had not taken action in the matter.
Mr. TorleV, Secretary, -read the creden
tials of Scott Ward, as a delegate from the
Ea le Fire Company, rice John A. Elder
The credentials were received and the
member invited to take his seat.
The bill of James MeGatlin, janitor,
amounting to V, forservices rendered, was
presented and received, and on motion the
Secretary Was authorized to_ draw a war
rant on the Treasurer for that amount.
. On motion it was resolved to enforce that
article of the Coristitution which provides
that when any member of the Association
shall be absent for two consecutive meet
ings hiS seat shall be declared vacant, and
the Secretary was authorized to notify the
Independence Company that a vacancy ex
isted in the delegation from that company
in consequence of the non-attendance of
Mr. Ford: •
Inquiry was made as to what had become
of the books of the Association.
Mr. Tatnall stated that Mr. Neeper had
informed him that he had made frequent
anplinations to Mr. Ford, the former Secre
tary, for the books but had been unable to
On Motion of Mr. Wilson, Mr. Tibby, of
the Independence, was appointed a com
,mittep of one to procure the books and pa
pei•s of the Association, and deliver them
to Mr. Neeper, the presentliecretary.
Mr.Tatnall introduced the rnatteeof the
appointment ef 'a
-Fire Marshall, 'and stated
that as a matter of justice the Chief Engi,
neOr of the Department should have the
appointment. He said: that the Marshall
appointed was dependent upon the Chief
Engineer for the substance of his - reports,
and received $l,OOO per annum, while the
Chief Engineer did all the work and re:
coived no pay.
Mr. Tprloy stated that the Marshall was
appointed by the Board of Underwriters
and consequently it was out of, the reach
of the Association.
Mr. Torley thought it would be advisa
ble to organize a Firemen's Insurance Coin
pithy,- and said that he knew one man who
would subscribe :350,000 to such a Company.
The meeting then adjourned.
A Domestic Squabble.
Michael Britt and his wife Catherine,
residents of Brownstown, have become in
volved in a series of domestic difficulties,
from which they will 'find it troublesome
to extricate themselves. Such, at least,
will be the case with Michael, 1- who, having
I become-suspicious of his wife's fidelity, has
taken to drink, and, as Mrs. Britt alleges,
abuses her 'in a brutal manner.. This is
not all she 'complains of, and if Maria
Thereso Schmall can.die believed, she haki
ample grounds of complaint. Yesterday
the affair was brought before Justice Ant
.mon, who Issued a warrant and had Michael
arrested on a charge of assault and battery,
preferred by his wife, and after a hearing
lu_the case ho.was held to bail for his ap
pearance; at Court. It did not terminate
, bero, unfortunately for Michael, who, be
:fore leaving the office, was called upon to
answer al charge of rape. on oath of Maria
"Theresa - iSchmall, for • which he was also
held to answer at Court; and in default of
bail Was!committed to-jail. ' .
1 The litseased Cattle.
Of the One hundred and fortydive head of
diseased cattle forwarded from East Liber
ty Stock Yards to Communipaw, near New
York, all but three . were dead when
the train arrived at its destination. Prob
ably thoae three might as well have been
dead as living. '-
Out of the three hundred and fifty head,
then, that started from the West, in that
consignment, not one got through to New
York in sound condition. It is safe to con
clude that the dead dAresvgaes did not sell
fur more than enough to pay the transpor
tation and other expenses; so that a dead
loss of thirty thousand dollars must have
been Suffered on the lot.
• On the other two lots of diseased cattle,
received at the . East Liberty;yards the loss
was in the same ptoportion.
Growth of the CIV--Imprivements boing
.If a stranger were to visit our city to-day
and make a tout through its avenues in
the old and new. wards, he would be forti
bly impressed with the enter rise of our
people, which Is evident -on all sides. The
city has suddenly awakened from the leth
argy or old fogyism of by-gone days, and
new blood appears. to be infused into her
-veins, Energy and activity are every
where observable, and the -old land marks
of staid Pittsburgh are rapid y disappearing
before the, march of impro ement, and we-
daresay the absent citizen eturning, after
a feW years sojourn abroad ould hardly
recognize the smoky city o ft o years ago
in that of to-day. Onr pop tion has rap
idly increased and our city li es have been
carried by populous and cies ly built thor
oughfares for miles beyond t e limits which
once hemmed us in, and o r merchants,
tradesmen and mechanics a e more pros
perous than ever. To thepr sent members
of the City Council much f the progres
sive spirit is due, and we tru t, for the good
of the municipality, all of i ( ; s members may
be returned to their scats, f r they have giv
en unmistakable evidence of enterprise and
have contributed largely to,the, growth and
importance of the city. It is more than
probable that tee census of 1870 will show
a population closely borde ring on ofie hun
dred and fifty thousand or the city proper,
while our sister city and the surrounding
boroughs will contribute enough to swell
the number to over a quarter of a million.
This population stays with us, is not trans
' Rory. It is a mass .of hard-tpiling,
working people, and in that respect far dift
ferent from the population of contempctrary_
western cities. Pittsburgh has a bright
future ahead, and we may live to see her
teeming with a population of half a million
acids. The energies put forward now to
improve her condition will not be lost, 'as
property will materially enhafice• in value
in all the localities where public expendi
tures are being made. • .'
'yesterday, in company with our very
worthy, capable; attentive and efficient
Street Commissioner, John.F. Hunter, Esq.,
we made a flying visit to the various points
now being improved. We found a large
section of the river portion of-Second street
being paved and curbed in splendid style
by a large force of workmen, under charge
of Messrs. Heastings & O'Neill; the con
tractors. - This long needed work is about
accomplished, and the property holders
along the line express great satisfaction at
the improvement effected. Crawford street,
in the old Sixth ward, is undergoing the
process of paving and curbing from Reed
street to Centre avenue. Centre avenue is
being graded, paved and curbed from Din
widdie to Kirkpatrick street. The track of
the Minersyille Passenger Railway 'had to
betorn up in making the improvement, but
we observe that the work of relaying it
has commenced. Wide alley, in the old
Sixth ward, is being graded preparatory to
paving. Gum street, from Cliff to Webster
street, is being graded and paved. Eleven
squares on Liberty street, from Carson to
Tyler street, are being paved and curbed.
This is a heavy contract, bui lt is being car
r ed out in a speedy and satisfactory man
r er. All of the side streets in the- outer
wards have been and are undergoing
repairs. Smallman street, in the Twelfth
ward, is being paved, curbed and
supplied with water pipes from Mor
ton to Taylor street. I Mulberry alley
has just been paved from Taylor to Clymer
street. The water-extension work to,Law
renceville .has reached th the toll gate on
the Penn 'street road. There -are many
other improvements goifig on Which go to
show that the Councils are putting forth
their blest energies to improve the city. In
every quarter- new pavements and curb
stones_ aro going doWn by order of
• the active street
and M'Faclen. than whom there are no
worthier public officers. The quality of
material used in repairing and paving the
new streets is wry superior, and the peo
ple have ample assurance that the work is'
being well done, - when they are told
that Mr.-Hunter daily makes the entir
; round and closely supervises all the wor -
i going on, and sees that everythirig is up t.
~ the letter and spirit of the contract.
Base Ball t---The Game Yesterday.
The match between the Olympicand Ci
cinnati Base Clubs came off at Union
Park yesterday. The attendance was.
(mite large, many of the Spectators being
ladies who seemed-tb take a lively interest
in the game. Several fine playa were
made, and the game, taken as a whole, was
one of the most excitin¢• ever played in
this vicinity: The following is the
Cincinnati. HI,. R. - B. Olympics. 111.. R. B.
Howl!, a 5.......1 6 .6 McClintock, 2 b.. 2 2 .3
Wright, 2 b.... 1 5 4 Ewer, 1 b 1 '2 3
Johnston, r f.. 5 2 3 Chambers. 3 b.. .5 1 3
Gold. 1 b 2 3 . 11elinhila, c 4 2 3
Idattleld. c i 3' 5 Sullivan, c l 4 3 1
Allison. 1 f 4 :1 1 Leonard. r f 4 1 1
Brainerd. p 4 3 3• Loomis. 11 . 2 3 2
_Waterman, hb .3 28 Mcl 16bon, p 7 1 2
King, c f 4 5 .1 Lamont, st. 2 0 2
:7 'Z: I 31
1 2 8 1;5 G 7 A 9 •
•8 2 1 0 I 0 I 2 F 0-T.9
2 0 4, 1 I 0 2 3 1-14
11471'1 NC A
( Inc In natl
Fouls Caught' . 30 a
Foals MlliKed 1 2
Papsed Built+ ' • i 5 a
Left on 13114 it 12 5
Umpire, Jonn .1. McCook, 1 oward B. B. •(.1
I:le.:mere, BILF,OIII and eatupbell. •
As the period_ draws nigh for making
nominations for city officers, It is to be
hoped that the citizens of the different
wards will well weigh the matter of select
ing a suitable person to fill this very im
portant office. Experience in the details
of the business is (as in all other branches
of business) of great importance to the
prompt and faithful discharge of the duties
of the office. Whilst I havo"not a word to
urge against any of the Other gentlemen
named in connection therewith, yet I con
sider. the experience of Mr. Allinder, the
present-iucurnbent, , worth a great deal. It
IS no idle compliment to be able to say that
during his whole official career net one
ward of complaint has been uttered against
him, but, on the contrary, his prompt, hon
est and faithful 'discharge of the duties
thereof have met the approval 'of all who
have had business to transact in his office.
Let the business men„ manufacturers, Me
chanics and laborers, then, rally en 'nave
to the primary meetings, anti cast their
votes for Samuel Allinder, the ,tried and
faithful public officer. '
Cruel Neglect. ,
Mary Patch, residing on Pennsylvania
avenue, alleges that her friend, Mrs. Ma
loney, residing on Water street, is about to
leave the Keystone State to make her for
tune in some more congenial clime, and
thus far has neglected to call round and
bid her good bye. Persons often leave
their friends , without saying good
bye, but the neglect in this instance is very
much aggravated by the statement of Mary
that - her friend owes her a little bill of some
eight dollars, which she is afraid will go
traveling too. Ono of Aldermitn Strain's
deputies called on Mrs. Maloney in relation
'to the matter, the final result of which is
that all parties have agreed to take the mat
ter to Court.
The Weed “Faintly Favorite" has only
been in market since the Spring of 1867,
and was first presented to this community
by Major Long the succeeding season.
Sales now 100 to 160 a month.
Query—What machine was ever so exten
sively popularized in so short a space of
Information Wanted. Information of
John Taylor, who is a tailor by trade and
working In this city, is wanted by his wife
and family. Having lost the directions
sent, she is anxious to see-her hasband-at--
once. Inquire at this office to-day between
twelve and one o'clock.
- In perusing our article% published in this
paper from time to time; it IN ill be obseryed
that our peculiar system of, practice depends
entirely Upon the fixed facts of science for
That when we propose to detect diseases
by an examination of the urine alone, being
prepared as we are at our office, No. 132
Grant street, Pittsburgh, with all the chem
ical and microscopic apparatus for testing
it in the most scientific manner, we base
our proposition not upon clairvoyance, spir
itualism, guess-work, hoeus-pocus, or leger
domain, but upon the incontrovertibletacts
of the fixed sciences, and make our deduc
tions in accordance with the immutable
We believe, that if, for the better un
derstanding of the laws of health, and
the actions of disease, we choose to pene
trate further into the- mysteries of these
conditions by an examination of the "urin
ary secretions" than is usual for medical
men, no squeamishness on the part of the
truly afflicted will deter them from making
application to us for relief.
And more especially will they apply to
us when it is known that our system dwells .
almost entirely upon facts and fi,;ares for
its data; that the wonderful powers of the
microscope are brought into requisition;
that the immutable laws of chemistry
come to our aid; that the fundamental prin
ple of crystallography steps into our assist
ance, and that the mathematical and geo- •
metrical facts in relation to these sciences
furnish us with the figures as it were
which enable us to demonstrate the truths
involved in each particular case.
In the thousands of Came' that we have
thus investigated during a life long prac
tice in Pittsburgh, where we still reside, -
many of them were physicians and men of
scientific attainments, who could see at
once the practicability_of our system. whilst
a large majority were patients of such long
suffering as to have become good judges of
their own aches and pains, and could tell
at once whether their symptoms were cor
rectly described by us or not.
From the former we have received many
commendations; from the _latter many
heartfelt thanks. And we still hope by
the most critical investigation of every
case, and the most scientific treatment of
disease, to continue to merit the patronage
and gratitude of the afflicted, by relieving.
' them of suffering ills, and restoring them
to health, the greatest boon of life.
For the more ready_ accomplishment of
this object, we will hereafter have the as
sistance ofjhos. L. Oldshue, M. D., who
has been educated to the profession under
our own direction, and graduated at the
Philadelphia University of Medicine and
Surgery.- He will assist in all the varied
duties of practice, the preparation of medi
cines, and putting up prescriptions.
We are, therefore, prepared to give
prompt attention to those who arrive by
the railroad cars or steam boats and wish
to depart the same day.
The facilities which packet boats and ex
press lines furnish for quick transportation
of small packages, to and from every point
within five hundred miles of this, place,
make it sufficiently convenient for the
treatment of nearly all chronic diseases.
Persons front a distanice wishing to obtain
medicine for their friends will bring a speci
men of urine for examination, or have it
sent by express.
The friends will be careful to take the
first urine passed after a night's rest; and
in all cases to give their age.
This latter is necessary. to a correct
diagnosis as well as to the regulation of the
doses of medicine prescribed.
We would like to have the name and
residence also of every patient.'
The advantages of this will be apparent
to Ill', but especially to those who may
wish to send back for a second course of
, medicine. •
We keep a regular record of each analysis
and prescription by comparison with
which we are enabled on subsequent exam
inations to determine the improvement in
the case, and make the
,required change in
"treatment when necessary.
Our weekly medical report shows that
we'ihave made and had put up under our
own supervision over three hundred (300)
prescriptions per week: •
-- Of this number there Were:
For Consumption and lung diseases.... 20
" Liver Complaint and Jaundice 26
"Kidney and urinary organs 48
" NeiVOLISI Disorders, fits, ...... 16
Female Complaints, irreghlarities. 24
Scrofula—hereditary and otherwise 10
" Dyspepsia and diseaaes of stomach, 20
" Eruptive diseases, tetter, cte. ...... 6
" Neuralgia, headache, ate • 12-
' " White Swelling, hip disease, 4
" Dropsy, (different kinds) 10
" Rheumatism, acute and chronic.... 14
" Asthma, shortness of breath 20
" Heart disease, palpitation, cte ... . . 8
" Other diseases not here named 1 79*
Some of these patients reside in Phila
delphia, some in Now York, and some in
etch of the States of Missourl, Illinois, Iu
Ohio Arid WeSt Virginia, and the
rest in Pennsylvania—a large majority be
ing iu the immediate vicinity of Pittsburgh
and the surrounding counties In fact there
is gearcoly town. township or district
within one hundred miles of 'this place but
numbers some _patients who have been
cured by our prescriptiOns after having for
warded by, express specimens of urine for
examination and had the necessary medi
cines sent thorn. •
' This is the cheapest and best way. for
those livingat a distance, as it saves ex
pense of travel and insures an equally cor
All these examinations were conducted
in accordance with the most systematic
principles of Urine-Pathology.
L. OLDSIII7E, M. D.
Most Bitters of the present day that are
loudly puffed through the newspapers as
having great curative properties are vile
compounds and base impositions, coiittun
ing no medicinal virtues whatever, and are
really very poor whisky beverages, and,
instead of acting as a stimulant and - tonic,
have a:tendency to weaken the stomach by
entirely destroying the coating. The public
should therefore be very cautions and pur
-1 chase none but Roback's Stomach Bitters,
which have stood the test as a remedial
_agent fox many years, and are really as
their name indicates, a stomach bitters and'
'not a beverage. They combine the proper
ties of the best tonic and a stimulant—a
laxative, an efficient and anti-bilious agent
and the best stomachic known to the world,
and when taken in conjunction with Ro
back's Blood Pitts, are the safest and surest
preventive against all bilious derangements,
thoroughly regulating the whole systein
and giving tope to the digestive organs.
They are highly recommended as an in
vigorating tonic to mothers while nursing,
increasing the flow of milk, and for conva
lescents, to restore 'the prostration which
always follows long-continued sickness,
they are unsurpassed. No household
should consider themselves safe from the
ordinary maladies without these invaluable
medicines. They can be obtained of any
druggist. . risk'
House and Lot fu Allegheny at Analan.—
That desirable dwelling of eight rooms
No. 311 Federal street Allegheny, will be
sold by A. Legcrate, Auctioneer, to-morrow
(Wednesday) morning at tau o'clock.
Asthma.—The New York /ad
published a, letter from Rex:. Jos.l. e- ry,
setting forth the wonderful efficiency of
&Was Whitcomb's Asthma Remedy.
It is a luxury and a comfort to bathe,
shave, or have your hair out or dressed at
the elegant establithment of H. B. William
son, No. 190 Federal street; Allegheny.
Likeness of Grant.--Full-eised portrait of
Grant, on colored card board, the best and
cheapest likeness to be had, for twenty-Ave
Cents, at No. 84 Fifth street. dear
Sciences iu Medicine.
NeviTreithieht.--Por chronic diseases of
the eye, ear, head, throat, lungs; heart,
stomach, liver, Ate., at Dr. Aborn'sMedical
and Surgical Rooms, 134 Smithfield street,
half a square from the Postoilice. No charge
for consultation. tf
WILSON—BROOKS.—On titniday evening, 9th
Inst., by Rev. 31. Dc Lange,' Rev. WALTRR WIL-.
SON, of Bourbon, Indiana, and bliss AAN.X.L.I3,
BROOKS. of Allegheny.
BROWSE.—On Sabbath morning. August filth,
at 4 o'clock, MARY, wife ,of W. H. Browne.
Funeral from the residence of her lisband, at
Browne's Station, Pittsburgh Connellollle Rail-
road, To.neY;:lhe 11th inst. Special trliiin leaves
Depot of Pittsburgh do Connellsrille Railrnad at
11:30 , a. returns at 1:30 P. thence by Car
riages to Allegheny Cemetery..
STEWART—On Monday ivenitie, the 10th inst..
at o'clock, ANNA M.. daughter of James H. and -
Mary S. Stewart. aged ia'A months. E . • •
Funeral from the resldehce of her parents,
37 Washington Street, Allegheny, 4EIIB DAT.
(Tuesday,) at 4 o'clock P. at. The friends of the
• family are Invited without further notice, •
EMING RAY—bn Sunday morning, 'Afignst 9th.
1888. at 4i.i o'clock, of cancer, Mrs. CAROLINE
lIEMING RAY, of Fleming Station, rellit of Reu
ben C. Hemlngray, aged foity.tsso years, three
mouths and three days. :]*
The funeral will take place on TUESigAY, 11th
inst., from the depot of tke W C. B.
Allegheny city. Carriages will.be in attendance on
the arrival of the one o'clock train. 'I he friends of
.the faintly are respectfully invited to atte:nd.
AII : EX. AIKEN, UNDERTAKER,.
No. 160 FOURTH STREET, Pittsburgh, Pa.
'0 INS of all kinds, CRAPES, GLOYk.'S, and av
ery description of Funeral Furnishing tloods fur
nished. Rooms open day and night. Bearse anc
REFEHICNCES—Rev. David Kerr, D. D., Rey.
W. Jacobus, D. D., Thomas Ewing, Esq. Jacob H.
BARLES Ss PEEBLES, UIIiDER
TAKERS AND LIVERY STABLES, corner of
NDIISKY STREEVAND CHURCH AvENUB,.
Allegheny City. where their COk 1:IN ROOMS are
constantly supplied with real and imitation Rose
wood, Mahogany and Walnut Cottins, atprices Va.
*lag from $4 to .100. Bodies prepared for inter
ment. Hearses and Carriages furnished; alsO, LIT
Linda of Mourning GoodS, if required. OfficeloPeu
at all hours, day and night.
TiAOBERT T. RODNEY, UNDER*
TAKER AND EkIBAI.SIEIt, No.L 45 OHIO
ENT, Allegheny, and No. 80 DIAMOND
sguARE., (by John Wilson & 8r05.,) keeps always
on hands the; best •Metal, Rosewood, Walaut anC
imitation Rosewood Coelns. Walnut Collins iron
$25 upwards. Rosewood Coffins s2O upwards, al
other Callus I proportion. Carriages and Hearse(
furnished at low rates. Crape, Gloves,- Plate ant
Engraving furnished gratis. Oelce open day ant
NO STALE STOCK.
ALL NEW GOODS AT
C. A. BOUCHEFt'S
ORIGINAL RED FRONT
114 SMITHFIELD . ST.,
OPPOSITE CUSTOM HOUSE
Small Profits cause Large & Qu3ck Sales, .
Wh:ch prevents an accumulation of Old goods
Daily Purchases from gOtern Markets.
Better gocids sold at lower rates tban:at any sim
ilar establit hnaeot In the' two cities, and .
ATTENTIVE AND OBLIGENG SALESMEN.
. . , ,
Goods delivered free to Tlepots, Cdars4 Boats,
as and Residences. Call at Store for descriptive
Catalogue and rrlce List. ,
ORIGINAL RED FRONT
114 SMITHFIELD ST., opp. Fos ()taco.
TUE' C. A. IitMCHE.R.
IMPORTED GOODS. ,•
PINAUD'S EXTRACTS, .
!SOCIETE HYG I ENIQUES SOAPS,
BRECKNE - LL'S SKIN SOAP:
CHEMICALS, FROM SQUIRES, .
SQUIRE'S GLYCERINE soxr,
SARG'S VIENNA SOAP,
WINES AND BRANDIES,
:orner_Smithnold and Fourth Street:s.
WARRANTED TO IMPROVE THE MORT
FOE SALE BY
DONSEATH & HASLETT,
R 8 FNIT STREET.
Adapted to a FIRST CLASS biIiCIICHA •
JUST OPX:4ED, AT'
HENRY G: HALE'S,
Corner of Penn and St. ell sdr Streets.
SELLING OFF AT COST !
THE BALANCE OP OUR
SEEKER STOCK OF CLOTHING,
CLOTHS, OSBBIYSBSB, VE8T131313, AND
Gentlemen's Furnishing Goods.
AT COST; to make room cor FALL GOODS
H. SMITH, Mortliant:iTallor,
No. 98 int= ST., COL Pe44314,