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who removed on the first of April, tumid
leave the ncuuber of his present real
' dem*, at our . .u3nntiiiii ritoitt, lo ,that
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ton by the carrier. •
Mayor Drum., yesterday committed
three yagmnXto jail, for thirty clays each.
A new iron cralvert has been laid across
the gutter •at the corner of Laoock and
Federal streets, Allegheny.
A bill to ' abolish capital punishment
was defeated 'in the House, at Harris
burg, yesterday, by a very decided ma
• Bath Branches of Legislature have ac
cepted an invitation to be present at the
dedication of the Gettysburg Monument,
on July ist.
Committed. Justice Stepheni. of
13ankinrille, Union, township, yesterday
committed to the county jail for trial.,
Artn.Dening. onaninformation for sure
ty of the peace, preferred against herby
Taken ttahe Rouse of liefage.—John
Sullivan, the boy sentenced to the House
of Refuge by the Court, for setting tire
to MoAfde's glass works, - Birmingham,
was taken over to that institution yester-.
day by Deputy Sheriff S t ubb s.
Ankle Sprained.—On Wednesday even
ing, Mr. John Livingston, stable boss of
the Citizens Passenger - Railway, fell
through a hatchway at the commission
home of Scott & Gisel, near Canal street,
and had his ankle severely sprained. He
Degree Conferred.—TheFaculty of
William and Mary College, Virginia,
bare conferred the degree•of D. D. on
Bey. Wm. M. Young. pastor of the Union
'Baptist Church of this city. The honor
could not have been conferred upon a
more worthy -Minister.
Attention is directed to the advertise
ment offering to let "Vine Cliff," a
thedg a view of
Ohio, Allegheny andcommandin Mo g
rivers, and surrounded by beautiful
grounds. Mr. Hall Patterson, No. . 71
Grant street, has the letting in' oharge.
belting Liquor to Minors..-David :Lynch
made information before Alderman Mc-
Master% yesterday, against Stephen Cav
anaugh for selling liquor to minors.
Cavanaugh is an Italian, and prdprietor
of a fruit, confectionery, &c. stand on
Fifth avenue. The accused was arrested
and held for a hearing.
Mr. Wm. C. Armstrong, very favorably.
known in business cireles,succeeds Fetzer
Armstrong in the general commission
and produce Ipusinees, at No. 25 Market
street. We can safely commend Mr. A.
to our readers as a careful, prompt and
honorable gentleman with whom it is a
pleasure to deal.. •
Aggravated Assault...44mm° Shepert
lodged an information, before Alderman
hicbdatters, yasterday, against Peter
Schlegel, tor aggravated assault and bat
tery. The parties reside In East Birming
ham. Annie alleges Peter dragged' her
dooms pair of stairs by the hair of her
bead, an& then kicked and otherwise
maltreated her. A warrant for the ar
rest of the accused was issued.
Another Lunatic.—Yesterday morn
ing, about seven o'clock, one of the police
officers arrested Philip Trottman in the
vicinity of the Union Depot, while
acting in a manner that would indicate
him to be crazy. He was taken to the
lock-up, where he still remains.. He
statesthat he came from Chamberibing,
and is evidently insane on monetary
affstrs.. - He asserts that be is worth one
million dollars in gold and silver.
Mr. J. P. AV ickerstuun, the able and
ao3omplished State Superintendent of
Common Schools,'•glas been re•appointed
by Governor Geary for the ensuing term.
The Senate misery confirmed the nomi
natilum ,Under Mr & Wickersham's man
*gement the free schools of the State
have rapidly advanced towards perfec
tion, thus affording - ample evidence of
that gentleman's competency for the pa
Resigned.—td. P. Long, Esq. the .
zealous Superintendent of the Young
Men's Christian Aipiodation, has resigned
that position. The good work this gen
tleman has performed in the. cause of his
/taster:should merit for him the bless-._
ings of Providence in whatever new on.
he rimy adopt, and, while we
regret lus action in withdrawing, we
earnestly hope hU - may prove as useful
to &misty in any other sphere of life he
Forestalling the Market.—Market Con
stable Valentine Stork, of the Allegheny
market house, - yesterday afternoon ar
rested Wm. Morrison for forestalling the
market. The accused was noticed by the
officer buying several lots of eggs from
obuntrymen, and he promptly arrested
htm. W hen taken before - Mayor Druni,
;Morrison acknowledged purchasing the
eggs to sell again at his store in Pitts
burgh.„ He was fined lett :dollars and
morning two employees, engaged in the
shifting and of "the Pittsburgh. Fort
Wayne and ,Phicago Itailroadi off Penn
street, got into a quarrel. .The 'result
seems to have been unfavorable Id °too -
them, Patriok. Jo.d_ged an
informationwbefOrt. Aldetosin, Taylor,
against his opponent. Thomas McGill. for
Naar& and battery. The accused was
-arrested whenthe 000,Was oompromisedi
McGill paying the costs.
Gose.—Odr; highly tl ' mend,
Dr. J. L. ittolt4e. has entered nto a part
nership which we mist may last through
a long. Prosrprod. and happy life. We
mean that be has entered matrimony,
selecting for his partnerone of hfilitralalt
fairest and moat acnoiftlfithbil Chaste
tars. The happy couple are tendered
oar heartiest wishes for their welfare,
addmiity P#ottillotp,biltra. in Thin
them ill the y.. .content 'and hip.`
pines' which their many friends earn
estly desire ahonldfall to theirlot.
The third number of z it n's Jour
sat is aciaothplmiK-byllt
steel ehgriviiig;Sim nimbi
sett, celled "Noon on the Elea•shore."
13teel engravings:with -weekly jotirtals
are a newleatnr,e in-perkidlcal
Heretofore they have been used as illut;
trstions Or monthly magazines, but even
with_ these higher priiied woritall,luts
:belga rare to tout any thing -so truly ex
liipllent as the plate given with Appleton'a
Journal. It is really a work Or ert; the
enxravinFi excellent, Mid snobubject pe
cqUArly charming. How anemirav
ing can be afforded for ten cents, supper,-
ing the price of the Jokrnat to befor this
slone,, is a Mysterir.
Lectureby,,rii.ll Stilitaii,-Liiiiii. wilt
het siffidtatio iifii Mitav,iet of wo r m - m-
AMmt chits* , MS It 'y'VlitelentiLthe
eminent Engliiih'oratibt, will iedtfire in
this city at the Academy of ; Music :on
Monday evenifig./ EN subject,' "Oliver
Cromwell," is sKifficient guarantee of the
intellectual !twit in store for those who
may attend: :There will be no reserved
seats, but titkets for all parts of , the
house at;ftfty'cents each are'now ready
for sale at tlie Mercantile Library
corner of Penn and. Sixth streets. Read
the correspondence in another column.
An V.ftert was made in the House at
Harrisburg to introduce a joint resolu
tion proposing an amendment to the
State Constitution bestowing on females
the right of suffrage. The members
voted it down by a hearty majority.
How very unkind it was to refuse giving
the women a fair show at tee ballot-box.
There are but few unmarried men in
that body, so they can afford to be inde.
pendent on the subject of women's
rights, or perhaps, they see too much of
that doctrine at home, and don't care
about - giving it a wider range.
Dlsttict Court.—Judge Hampton.
THVBSDAY, April B.—The case of Has
tings & Co. vs. Laeock, previously re;
ported, occupied the greater part of the
day. Jury out. _ .
Kingan vs. Arbuthuot, aci.
fa. on mechanics llen. On trial„ .
TRIAL LIST. FOR FRIDAY.
34... Mercer vs. Barclay.
38. Gillespie [dente Ve. Stevtart
39. Same vs. same.
40. Smith vs. Duncan .t Lainb.
43. Peters & Rutherford ,vs. Bannautine
48. Young vs. Schlipper. •
85.. Dithticige vs. McKee.
a. Hardy et tut vs: Patton.
Common Pleas—Judge Sterrett.
THURSDAY, April B.—Adam Jacobs vs.
R. C. Howard, action on the ease t o re
cover money paid• for a horse, vrhich„ it
was alleged was not what it was repre
sented to ha. Verdict for the plaintiff for
John J. Voltz vs. F. Hahn, garnishee of
John Hockschwlnder, execution attach
ment to recover the sum of 1225 30. The
jury found for the plaintiff and garnishee
in the sum of of 1225 30 and costs of the
snit. . .
Rev. S. J. Hays vs. Michael Hays, ao.
tion in lunady. The jury found the de
fendant a lunatic and. Rev. S. J. Hays was
appointed a commttee to take charge of
his person and effects. • , _
TRIAL LIST FOR FRIDAY.
49. Com. of Pa. v.. 4. J. S. Leggett. Co.
64. Jarnison vs. Schott.
84. Abel vs. Keiffer.
94. Morris & Co. vs. Oattub t Co.
96. Armstrong vs. Morningstar etul.
197. Allison vs. Benson et al.
98. Hart for use vs. P. 4 B. P. Railway.
99. Peckert vs. Wells et ux. - .
100. Sheath vs. Sneathen.
10L Stusw vs. Franck'.
103. Daly vs. Nesmith.
104. Vironderlink vs. Comstock.
106. Dickson, Marshall do Co. vs. Lover
108. Binh. vs. Haid.
109. Robinson vs. Meyers.. • •
Tstritertar, April B.—ln the ease of the
Cemirtonwealth vs. Johnson Poland,
Henry Neeland prosecutor, the jury re
turned a verdict of not guilty, and the
prosecutor, Henry Neeland, to pay the
Commonwealth vs. Anton Bellein,
indicted for cheatin:g by false pretense.
David Auclay, indicted for felonious
assault and battery, the circumstances of
which have been published, was ar
raigned, plead guilty, and was remanded.
Commonwealth vs. Samuel Griffith.
indicted for' larceny, plead guilty, and
was sentenced to pay a fine of 63.‘ cents,
the costs of phi/mention, andl to undergo
an imprisonment of fifteen days in the
TRIAL LIST _FOR FRIDAY.
141. Com. vs. Wm. C. Armstyng.
111. COrn: vs. Joseph Letzkas, 2 cases.
113. Com. vs. Freaerick Lang.
816. Com. vs Wm. W. Keenan.
90. Com. TEL J. R. Dahlia?.
92., Com. va. Henry Goldstein.
134. Com...vs. Francis Limegrover.
187. Corn. is. Josephine Price.
143. Coto. vs. Jeremiah Martz.
144. Com. vs. Wm. Tephfora.
145. Com. vs. Frederick Elk.
165. Com. vs. George Schmidt. 2 cases..
172. Com. vs. E. McCafferty., 8 eases.,
178. Corn. vs. Samuel Matthews."
200. Corn. ys.-Frank Wolff. 1 .
216. Com: vs.-Harriet Kerr. •
220. Com. vs. Michael Feeny.
221. Corn. vs.'Llrge Seymour. 2 cases.
222., COrn. vs. Charles King. '
225. Corn. va..7olur Hughes and Wm.
253. Com. vs. Robert Oliver.
258. Com. vs. John Shannon.
260. Corn. vs. RoDert Vogle.•
281., Corn. vs. Joseph Bender.
282. Corn. vs. Robert Foster. 11 cases.
The prosecutors and defendants in the
above cases - must, be in Colirt' athalf
past nine o'clookirroMDtlys otherwise an
attaohmiont will be Issued for , their sr.'
rest. Many of the suites are liquor , suits;
and' conenthies who made the returns
must be (intend without further notice.
quarter Scottanti--Judge Stowe.
Al'efged Aggravated Asitatakt• •
John Martin made Information before
Thomas Matelot , aggravated tudninit and'
battery: Martin alleges . he hasbeen em
ployed as a hack dthier by Dysini•whOgi
:proprietor of a livery itable.:. , He states
that about four weeks -age Dam pulled
him off the hack to the ground, breaking
his collar hone and one - oda'
otherthe abusing him to snob an extent'
as to necessitate. his lying .at restdenee since that .Aime under tardiest
treatment.'::: A'Avatrant ';1Or the arrest .of
the accused was leaned. • -
— Alteged Assanit.
Charles Grauviler •made infOrthitlided •
, before Alderman Eggenhiof Allisbeny t
t yesterday,:.agidust • Teter Albrimht • &r.
assault .nnd battery. The., *WS are
emploYed at a. bliekamith shop.: in tke
Seventh . ward The prosecutor alleges
that Albrecht attacked - him in alwn.
yesterday, wlthous: - cense.. , And ,pl3,nt•
inelled'hlnisernely,:stilklng Lim? kthe
face :AMU 4'Pliftce blnchiughip
eyes and otheilvlse - . abusing . Mini'', 'TO
Coons. il ,leas arrested; and
. 01ter 4;104,
big the coemie coinpreiniso:'
HA Driver's BO*.
Henry likibafer and Tames McOord,
rival hack drivers, got , into a , dispute in
the vicinity of the Union Depot , yester.
day, which Mildly proceeded from words
to 'blows, and caused quite• a severe bat
tle between them for some time. After
the was over Winder' lodged infor
mation before Alderman Taylor - against
mocrord," for assault and .hattory.... The
accused was?arreated; and afters beari
lug, gave ball,for 1441appeattineest. cent?
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Petitions and leaoastratices—itepero of
r : ••' '
A regular meeting of Select Velp
mon Councils of Allegheny City was
held yesterday (Thursday) evening,
April 8th,;11389, at 7 °Napoli. •
Members present—Messrs. Gallery, En
glish, FaUIkILAT, ()winner, Hall, Hart
man, Morrison, •Myler. Patterson, J. C.,
Patterson, A., Phillips, Reed, Reiter ,
Wettach and President Moß:ier.
On motion or Mr. J. C. Patteroon, the
reading of the minutes was dispensed
Mr. Phillips presented a petition for a
sewer on. Western avenue. Referred to
Committee on Streets and Sewers.
Mr. Wettaoh, a petition ibr a over on
Spring Garden avenue. Referred to Com
mittee on Streets and Sewers.
Mr. Myler, a petition for the grading
and paving of Montgomery alley. Re
ferred to Committee on Streets.
Mr. Hall, Chairman of •the Finance
Mmmittee, .presented the report of R.
B. Francis, City Controller, of which the
following is a.
' $5 Of OI
No. 3. Engines.
No. 4. ertutlnit.
No. 5. Streets...
No. 8 'Wharves
No. 7. Surveys .
No. 9. Contingent Fund
No. 11. water works.—
Paid Pollee worce for Maruli
:frozenPaidz for idareb.....4.1-0,16.... - e,
Total . -
' , `110,3111
Receipt!) from all sources from January
lit to April Btli, including slB,oto, motes
discounted 38 912 08
The report was 'accepted and the Con
troller authorized to,gertify his warrant
on the Treasurer for the payment of the
several amounts set forth.-
REPORT OF STREET COMMITTEE.
, , , . COMMIT TEE.
Mr. M.yler,..Chairman of the' Street
Committee. presented the report of that.
Committee: .. ... . •
The attention of your Committee hav
ing been directed to the fact that the data
furnished by the Treasurer to the Solici
tor, in , reference to the collection'of un
paid sewer assessments Is inatifficient to
proceed against owners ~ .of property by
reason of a want of proper description
thereof: To remedy , this matter your
Cominittee offer the following resolu
Resolved, That the City Engineer be
arid is . hereby authwisetito employ suf
ficient assistance for the purpoee of fur
nishi to the City Solicitor descriptions
of the property of which the owners
have led to pay sewer assessments.
Yon Committee have instructed the
Street • Commissioner to ascertain and
prep e a list of the prominet localities
where stone crossings were needed, that
officer reports crossings necessary at over
sixty lots throughout the city, and re
quirin about 2,400 feet of stone. The
list w approved by your Committee
and t e following resolution is sub
Resolved, That the Controller be and
is hereby authorized to' advertise for
proposals to A:welsh the city two thou
sand four hundred feet of undressed flag
stone for crossings. . and in conjunction
with the Street Oommittee award the
contract'to the lowest and best bidder.
The report, was accepted and the reso
REPORT OF : FINANCE 003EUITTEIS.
Mr. Hall, Chairman of the Finance
Committee, submitted the following re.
port : . .
In the matter of providing funds for
the payment of current expenses of the
city, your committee submit the follow
Resolved, That the Fi nance -
be, and they are hereby empowered to
borrow the sum of 515,000 fur the pur-
pose of meeting current expenses. I
The controller called the , attention of I
your committee to the fact that a number
of bills had been presented, in which
members of. Councils are interested.
Under the law he does not feel at liberty
to give them the sanction of his official
approval, and yet there is no doubt in his
mind about their correctness. To relieve
him therefore, your committee submit
the following resolution :
Resolved, That the Controller be and
he is hereby instruct ed'to - certify -war.:
rants on the Treasurer- in favor of the
following parties for the following
amounts: Mesars.Voesttly ,t Kopp, $lOl.-
11; Tate, Munden it Tate, 512.10; Stuck
rash & Co., 1180; James Mcßrier. 113.12.
REPORT OF WATER COMMITTEE.
Mr, Wittach, Chairman of the Water
Committee presented the report of the
Committee, recommending the 'laying
of water pipes on a number of streets.
The entire cost of which will be 1108.05.
Accompanying the report was a reso
lution authorizing the laying of the
The report wad received and the reso
REPORT Olt POLICE COMMITTEE.
Mr. English, from the Priliee Commit
submitted the following report:
The attention of your -Committess,hav
ing been directed by the Mayor to an or
dinance passed by the Councils of Pitts.
•burgh, for the suppression of disorderly
houses, housee di ill-fame and disorder
ly assemblages, and the necessity for the,
passage of one of a similar. character by
your Honorable Bodies, being strikingly
apparent? •:your Committeep after,,
'dde*able discutuden,, decided to reporty
said ordinance; making it conform, of
coarse, to the City tif Alh4heny, and riii`
.spectfuly,ask its Adoption. , ... .. I
The report Wis received. " ,
The ordinance was referred to the City
Solicitor lor 'his opinidn , as to Whether
Councils have power to. pasfirgath . an or-,,,
(Unarm. ' . ,__
' Mr. Myier presentedsw erdinanwv-Pro
viding for tbe construction of simmer=
Spring Garden avenue, two thousarittt
Mr. all objected to the Passake of the;
ordinance until the ',Comtaittee laid re.
ported .on the .matter.. -... ~ ~ .-, ,- :•,
• On motion of Mr. Patterson, the-rirdi
nance was referred to theceintStyeedn i
StreettinfilleireritV,ll.,. #. . 4. , ...z WI 1 1
_,.- _ 1
ModONATION 0,7, ,CIONTBRF4T ip+op, , ;
Mi. ,S.C.J. C . Matinee: presented the rase i
*nation Qf P.. B._frencis,..qty.,gpu trol l I
`ter, to tate s effeet MO 15th, Dos. ,a, ~ ~..- -I
Whiletbe.matterwits under consider- I
ation, several of the members spoke in 1
complintentdry , terms of the retiring
offi Ttie resignation was scoeptedi
Mr. J. C. Patterson offered the tb11047-
ing resolution ; • ' -''
Council that Ciouncits meet this evening
in joint leadon for, the pUrPOse.hf elect
log a Controller to fill the riolOoy when
the resignation of the'ProtAntiOu nibent,
takes effect. ...
Mr. Myler moved to &Mendhie reso
lutloo,by inserting, win sauces" Instead
_joint session. _ .. in .. '
TheTresident refused to e ntert a in the
amendment. , . :-.2
4 1 % Phillips-moved tri sinews by etrik
lug Out :" this evening" Anteintertige
"the next re g Of Councils."
The amenOnntut pas adopted.
'rho reaointicifi,call Ak - ended, waif then
'adopted. , ~.. ~
.. ~ ... . ,
Mr. Myler presented fu2•Ordinancepro
viding for thelxonstruction of a sewer on
Liberty. and Washington streets.
• Flutes suspended and, the ordinance
passed natty. • • • - " '
Also an °Wit - mince for the construction
of a la teral sewer on Moiton alley, from
Montgomery avenue to North , alley.
Passed finally. -
Alse, profile of the proposed grade of
Diehl street, In the Seventh ward. Adop
ted. ' , • - '
Mr. Wettach, a resolution Instructing
the engineer to report a grade for Willow
An ordinance to grade Manhattan
street, which had been laid over under
the rules, was taken up and passed
Mr. lifyier presented a profile of the
plan for a pipe sewer en White Oak al
C.. . oil adjourned. i , .- -• ,
Prepident, Slack milled ,the 4.9cmusion
Council to order at seven and a half
0 , 0 1 0 ck,. ; ', . • ~,
Members preeentt, Messrs. Blair,
Comley, Gilliland, Orenet;Hruum,,Haet7
ings„ Kirkpatrick, Krebbs, Kopp, Long,
Megraw. M0N111,, , 'Porter, Relneman,
Seidle, Tate, T h ompson , Voegtly, War
ner and President Slack.
'The minutes of the preceeding meet
ing were read and approved. . •
Mr. Voegtly presented a petition from
citizens on Blossom alley_ asking forthe
having of the same. ' , Referred to ~tlie
Committee on Streets.
• Mr. Kirkpatrick, a remonstrance
against the report , of the viewers on the
opening of Taylor avenue, Second ward.
Referred to Committee on Streets.
Mr. Seidle, a petition ' from property
holders on Carpenters.'alley, Eighth
ward, asking for the grading and paving
of the same.', - • ; ~ • ,
Referred to Committee on Streets. •
Also, a petition for water pipe on .said
Referred to Committee on Water.
Mr. Long, petition from citizens in the
First we,l asking for the removal fcten
public loadings on the banks of the Al
legheny river of a number of boats, oc- -
oupiedby persons who are the source: of
considerable trouble to the neighborhood.
Referred to Committee on Wharves
Mr. Tate, e petition for a sewer on Bid
Referred to Committee:on Streets and
Sewers. _ '
Mr. Hastings offered a resolution in- `
strutaing • the Superintendent" of the
Water Works to have a four inch water
pipe extended along Poplar street, Third
ward, to. the terminus of the street.;',
Adopted... _ . -•- ,
Mr. Thompson, a resolution ins cting
the Street Commissioner to notify the
party depositing a pile of rubbish on the
sidewalk on Fayette street, Fifth ward, '
near Fulton, to have the same,emoved
immediately. Adopted.- • -,
Mr. Krelateif's resolution requesting
the Committee on; Poor. Farm h? report
to Councils why the -Directors of the ,
Poor have not purchased the• Boyd Farm,
as authorised by. Councils at a meeting
last fall. After considerable discussion
the resolution was, adopted. B.r.sLionstam
concurred. - " 1
C. C. adhered, and appointed. , re.
Hanna, Kirkpatrick and McNeil a Com
mittee of Conference. No tirther action
Mr. KirkpatiloiLa resolution instruct
ing the CoMmittee on .Gaii to have s
lamp placed on the corner . of Grant
avenue and North avenue. -Referred to
the Committe on Gat,. *
Also, a resolutiOn instructing the Su
perintendent of Water to have water
pipe laid on 1,11 the streets now under
contract-for gradingand paving. ' Refer:.
recite the Committee on Water.
Mr. Grenet, a petition for extension of
,pipe on Sedgwick street. from
Washington street to foot of hill. Refer
red to Committee on Water. -
Also, petition for grading and paving
Evans alley, _Fifth Ward. Referred to
Committee on Streets. • - '- ' '
Mr. Warner, remonstrance against
the grading and paving of Market street,
Fifth and Sixth Wards. Referred to
Committee ,on Streets.
Also, remonstrance against' reduction
of width of same street. Referred to
Committee - on Streets."
Also, petition for water pipe on Man.'
batten street between Franklin and Ham
ilton streets. Referred to Ctenraitterf on
Ala°, a - petition for the - rescinding of en
ordinance relative to the grading and
paving of South alley.. Refereed to the
Committee on Streets.
Also, a rdsoliition instructing the City
Engineer to locate and report a proper I
grade for Ohio street, Fifth ward. ,
• Mr. Seidle, a - resolution instructing
the Street Committee, in conjunction
with the City Solicitor to arrange with
, the Butler Plank • R oad Company for a,
transfer of so much of the road as lies
within the city limits.. and report to
Mr. Long, a resolution instructing the .
City Controller to have bound twenty
separate volumes ; of City Reports tip to
the present time, M a total cost of sixteen
THE FIRE' DEPA RTM EN T.
Mr. Megraw, from the Committee ori
Fire Engines and Hobe, presented a re
port embodying the following resolu4,',
tions: . • _ ,
Resolved, That the •Committee on Fire
Enuines be and they,are 'hereby author
lead to dispose of the ,Ellsworth horse
-and purchase a more suitable one in
case theCoinudttee deem such a change
Resolved, That the Controller be and
1 he is hereby authorized to certify a'war
rant to the Treasurer, in favor of John
P.Erown; to'the amount of $289.99, the
same being for repairs
. mede •to the . CO-
Jumble Engine House. .• •. • .
• Report received and the resolutions
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Surrotrktd at.e-.toitiarrarnsf.','. , '•
- , Mr. TacelPPlloOstsf•ttM *Sport' of the
Committee 04 Ode;
.450.1tretd: ..„ - , • • .
Gitietlitillatit Yoo4•oo.lloingteo. - iki,GlJl.ll:'
report.that:all 4 the :petitions. - referred tut
hoot•iiive.bee*leld[...orisi. tot the , watt:of.'
specithiltiforisuitierk:•thit , :•the ,, lanipe ll o 4 '•
plied , for : ', ~ Were • Ilene& - - In', matter , of
supPlitif.iferthapresent..yesir the iblickii•:•',
Um resolution is reported '4 ',=-3 : ti'l4." - it'li. :',i.' r
Resolved, That the Controller be and ti
illeztt ClOithibillettYlb iithhitigialltkitri*
furnishing, gas . wets .- mid
• ir — i CPiltai the' view ar,lsindolliibeol
junction with the Gas Committee, eruct
contract to lowest and best: bidder:. • :•.?•-771•
1 Read, accepted and resolution ad o pte d.
1 -. MARKET 0031413TTWIIIMPOW; .:';-',
i • . Mr. Hanna- i.'• from . - ,the Oommittek , on
, Marketa,•presinted: ateport;ihoWlinithe
knowing:, reoeipi97,*,'lhe • mout h h. - of
• Marchf. ''.. •..". • • • ..= ~..- .: .. . ...
: Duncan - Dallapi Clerk - ot-Marketi.,.• .' ... •.: - .9l4iiii ,
: teeserge 111.• Mel MP... - •• Dtambad Beaves.•,..: , .172 71
• James limner, crewed Ward eaates.'. , ...... •:...-4c
• . • ... • •. • •
. . ... ... . . .
. Total.: .... .... :•4:,•:.
.-4 . : i . .. ;+i.... R, 43
The-report Was - read::, - ~ . :•
Mr. Hastings piked for an explanatlon,;„
• • wby there•was no report :from the •;,Stes7••• ,
a n d Ward 1541.387.' -
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Mrs. Manna .- .lltateit*.ne 'bed • been io‘=",
••(ieivedtiorntheoftbobi): .-.- -.':-:,. .-. ; , -..-- - • ,-':,,
Or. '8i0.N014,P9T9.0.0-*vier the , tfopoit
to 'alb Committee to - intVe the blink
filled. ' •
. *Mr. Hanna thought it could do no
harm to; receive the report and let the
matter be attended.to'hereafter.
Hr. Long tbonght it would be estab
lishing a bad precedent to alloy the case
to, be passed.
After some farther discussion the re
port was referred back to the Committee
in accordance with Mr. 'McNeill's motion.
Mr.lSlcNeill offered a resolution that
Connolli go,into a joint session for the
election of ran additional Board Measurer
for the Eighth ward. Adopted.
!SeleeV Connell concurred, and. Coun
cils then met in joint session in accord
ance with the resolution.
'Common Council was called to order
after the adjournment of the joint ses
sion, and proceeded to act upon business
presented from the Select branch, in the
matter of the report of the Committee
on City ;Property.
Adopted. in S. C. C. C. non•concurred.
Mr. Tate offered a resolution referring
the report back to the Committee, with
instructions to report in regard to the
feasibility of converting the - room-'now
occupied by the library into rooms for.
the wife of city officers. Quite a spir
ited discussion ensued upon the resolu
tion. It was finally . passect by a vote of
fourteen yeas to four nays, Messrs. MO-
Neill, Long, Voegtly. and Warner voting
in the negative. •
On motion, adjournedi I
Councils met in joint session for the
purpose of electing art -additional Boatd
bileasnrer.for the Eighth ward. -
President Moßrier.called the joint ses•
Idonto order and stated its object.
Mr. Morrison nominated Mr. Albert
On Motion, the nom i nations c.losed and
Mr. Holmes was unanimously elected.
The joint sesslowthen adjourned. - . •
OPltak HotrsE.=-The audience at the
Opera Armse last night was reasonably
large and the entertainment excellent.
To-night Miss Dargon, the leading lady
of the establishment, will tale a benefit.
Since' her counection With the Opera
Houle in this city Miss Dargon has made
a holt of friends, and as an actress she is
held in high appreciation by the amuse
ment 'going public. .She:isa lady of rare
talent and evinces a degreeof cultivation
tion which can be reached only by oh se
application to the pretession and hard
study. While she may have an occasion
al superior in the brilliant galaxyof fe4
male stars, wholioW grace the ainerlean
,stage, she is destined to - oacapya nigh
place in- herprofeasiOn; and evgn now.
althdogh playing anengagement as lead
.posmace more genius and a
higher degree of cultivation than many
who have not only ammired a high
reputation, but accumulated fortunes
in the profession': ' She is in every
respect deserving of the popularity she
has attained in this city, and we hope
her numerous friends wrill evince :their
appreciation of ber Aslant in a substan
tial manner by tilling the house from pit
to dome, so that there may be no room
left for odead.heads.": -• ,
. Diamond Sobbry.
On- Friday last six evaluable dia
mondo used for cutting glass,were stolen
from.the office.of Messrs. D. Stlt.'Ciiam-
Dere' glass house,Birminghaut„' Two
lads, aged about ifteen and seventeen :
respectively, were noticed:Ushort time
before the discovery of the loss of the
diamonds loitering around - the place,
and-it was 'Suspected that. they were id
some way connected with the-disappear
ance of the articles. Officer Stemler of
Justice Barker's police was informed of
the affair, and with the clue afforded,
succeeded yesterday in arresting.one of
the suspected lads, with four .of the din
monde In his possetsion. The -name of
the lad secured is Michael Loughrey.
ge.-wss, elleX a hearing, committed to
jail, for trial on a charge of larceny. , The
other boy has not been arrested yet,but
the officer is on his track-and will doubt
less arrest •him to•day. • The property
stolen was valued at about .11fty dollars. •
P/TISBURGIt Old. Trot.
etre appears to be the, most attractive
place of amusement in the city at present.
Fall heutieii are•nigtitliocourrencesiJand
~the chief attraction this week are- Sig-,
norettilliopes and her troupe of limonite
acrobats, Bonzanti and Miss. Annie
Hindle. , Master. Charles Gardirierl',in
"'My Father $01214 ! Charcoal,"' is .a very
prominent festurg,_ as __are also Miss
Blanch Stanley . and Tom Rollos. ,
Allsged , liarceiny. • .• •
Mr. John McCanibridge, preprietor of
a Hotel on Penn street, in the twelfth
' , Ward, made Information benne the May
or yesteirday, charging StePhen Mange
with the larceny of 6 . 90, inan two
dollar bills: It appears that the accused
boarded with the proPrieter, and a few
days since Mr. MoCambridge received
lotof money, among whic A b. were the
one and two dollar taus' stolen, the
' two dollar bills • all marked , by being
punched 'through • the lower left hand
corner. The money had been missing
several days. 'and _yesterday 'morning
Blange came in to pay hia board bill, and
in doing so paid out, it is alleged, some
of the identical twos, with the mark as
desoribbd. A warrant was issued for his
OPring Sala of Flue Clothing.
For gentlemen and boys.
An entire mew stock!
By far the largest and most varied,. _
, The most elegantly made up, , •
In new, and stylish moded.
'Well sewed and haudeomely trimmed. .
- Grave and tts7i to anivall:tastAiti.
.• , Boys of sizorumen or sixty.
Seale of prices, 'cheap, cheaper, cheapest.
‘Hasnow opened, atter months of prepa
' ration, a stock of Spring and Summer
Clothing, which for . surpasses even_ his
This he will riiisposeof by a
• Lynx:v.:inn utritinl4l.3, _ •
''Toinsure which he has put the
' • , • Lowest Figure poseible • ,"
ad every article in More.
Arrhm--Come and see for yourself.
Secure a "first -pick" out . of
' Register your enders early' in
- the,Oustom Departnient.
•' • Ask your with to e x amine' his
' Boy'a Clothing. • f
Buy your - Shirts, Cravats, lto
his enlarged Gent's Foy
• abolaingDepartMon •
'1" Ti vnitiasinne an. 48. , • • •
The Wi t t Clothing Hone& •in the
City, h street. (late St. Clair.)
Are for sale :by • all gracing at retin.
cheaper, andef better quality, than .peopiti
can make at ko e. ltelter9 Nop 91 Lib:
arty atteet.„ , - . intrzaw„
It loft I aM a confer! to -bathe,
shave, or have your tair'ent or drmed,
at the elegant establishment or, H. B.
Williamson A No 190 Federal' street, Al.
leghertY. Try it.
41 ' .71.1 ' 1.- " 410 --'-`11"'3..0 • •
fateurailrouni .„: i , .
s:iiileili nOilr#l, ,4 2 ~ , i
Has reading for the young,
Reath ng fig 41 ,old,
~ . ,
EMdini tot 11 1 ,Y .'_l',.° 9
The April number conuons, ,.. .tiO. of
Mr. King's serial histot7 of this vicinity
--graphfc descriptions and interesting
reminiscences, anecdotiis did statistics;
"Arthur Maynard's* Love," 7 "The Stoic
and Volatile 'Maid." f!Biography of J. ,
Edgar Thompso, ~" and the , con
clusion of "Cast 'Adrit *" "Long Ago,"
"Fame, and How - to • „,
in :it," • "Non.
Conjunctions," "Local' Fuaillton_r 1)0.
nundrums, &c., &o. For salebyaU news
dealers, and by O'Dwyer st CO., Pub
lishers, 59 Fdurth avenue. ' 6
Just Received.—Six crates of - Queens-
ware just received, and have to be 'sold
within a few, days. Call' at once, as ' bar- '
gains canbe'llad,'at Beggs Jr McGraW'll, •
No.lo Diamond, Allegheny. " '
Great • Auction Sale Continued of 'Ma
crum & Carlisle's entire stock of facia
goods and trimming's at No. 22, FIBb
avenue, in the -store lately occupied by-
A. H. 'English tcCo. Auction sales at le.
A. M. and 2 and 7.P. M. See advertise- -
ment. 'EL B. Shrimixsox & Co.
Openini, onFriday, 9th inst., asplendid .
stock of New 2441ilittery.l3kxxia, at Mrs. M. •
KlTaansr'e,looEtederalstreet, Allegheny .
City, .Pa. rt 4
Conn:nation Water is a cenain cure fen
Diabetes ; and afl diseases of the Hid
neye., For , sale by at Druggists.
Burnett's Florin:tel.—lie nature may toe
ea:pressed in two, words—aweet and stain-
. plaift to get WintelLune, Col
clued Plaster, 10dratillo Cement, is at
Ecker 4r Caskri3r , s. 18 Sniittifield skeet
Very tine Queeneware, Iron, stone,
China sets, only $5, at Sens a Me-
Graiv's, No. 10 Diamond, Allegheny.-
HAMILTON—WLLNINI3 , 7 4 . Do Thursday, April
Sth, at the - residence of the bride's itientakby'
Bev • J. B. Bittenger, D. D.., 'Mt. J. Er. HANTL-'
TON. of Pittsburgh,' to Idles lIEPPIE
MINE, of Seirichley.
(That naught but peace undisturbed. apd
-unbounded' may cross their pithway;ltiat their
_through life ma be fr ee from cgs! and
unclouded :by - sorrow; and that unallOyetitiappf ,-
nese may theirS: - )tterthe earnest yrithei
their - mini friends.] • ''' •- 4 : t
IicKBE—BEILBAON :Ine'sdaY esining,
AprilAprill,6th, 1869, at the eesideuee of the bride's
parents, Milivale, by Bev. Bicirard Let; D'. D:, I, "
Dr. J. L. 31cif.F.E,'of 'Pittsburgh, to Miss HEN—
BIETTA., U. PICIT4tAOII; of the former place.;4 '
.BIICKLEY—TeNEBER—in New Brighton,,*
the Bth inst., Major J. BUCKLEY and Mir TF.E
HOWARD—At Shadyelde isloth • •
burgh.) A. ) April 8. 188 e, at ' 41% o'clock .11 7 4040
Mrs. ANIKTT B. NV
HOAltD,.nife of 7.11 . ,
Howard, Eeq. • - '
Funeral from her lateireeldenee,
fliernhoit 110111TING.' April 10, at 10 Welt/CC ,
Carriage's will leave tbe 'stables . ' otltorelind*. l , , t
.Mitchel, at coelocri: Y,, Baturday.,
HIGHEISHGEH—On Thttriol.y_moraing. Mint'
Stn. at 8 o'clock. ALF BUSIMIT HlollBEltli
'l3EtLonly son of C. F. and MargaretHlghberger.:
in the 10to year of his age: -
God gave, Ne took, He will . restoret
He doeth all thlnitavrell.., _ , 4ri
Eve n ed;'ll'atlier; for so it ipemethitiOtl In thy. 7..
Futieraltnem the residence grandiktheil: -
Richard McOlitchey, No. HS itreet,
ELATITEDir AFTZTINOO2I. 0'43 Oek Pyiersta: .
of the fatally are hivited to attend without
ALEE. . _., ..,
AI li E N i j , . UNDr2a.: ;„
TAKER. No. leg rOURTECGTEEIM -
ci..burgh, L's. 0017111030ta1l Iands,OILIXEB.
GLOVEI3, and e , ery.descrl9ll.6Loclippt;
slashing Goods Turalstsed4 . MOtss 9 sad: .
nicht. liesitsf s rid' Carthiges tUral is _•t , ".
. -- usnammate—ltev. Dania Ktrr, D.D., Re 0.11.1 '
W. Jacobus: D. D., 'Mamie Zwingiltow: l lleciOr . •
E . Mi ll er, moo. .: -,,. . ~ r.,1 fl-,•.;;-,
..' t.. ~-.1--i
013ARLES 8* PEEBLES}' UM+
DMITAKEIS ANllhiEllifY , STABLIM2II:
Cornet ."1 iiANDIISKYST : : , W.."1,— ,,, 111 Ofillir'
AVY.NIis. Allegheny Olty. where their COY 1.
1300116 a: e eanstantiy_supplirsi =with .real, a '
ialliatlOTl 120 SKOOG, *a.ao4/121i tj 'and Walnut.
'Calms, st prices varying frost. 0 tot"
11100: Ito •'",-
dies prepared for hittrment. esrses and PIM ii.
lieges furnished: ,
alro,_ 11 ends of Mourning: ~
Goode. Jf required. Mice, nun atalrhoUrs. 0111 , -.
WTT. T. RODNEY" UNDEIW:
TARIM AITEVEMEA.Vintit, -- .Z:To. 4 5 COME
. Allegheny, germs constantly' on - Munn— ,
a large assortmentoZ ready•made Manna ni.
n.-llowing kinds: First, the celebrated; Am
Burial Cases, Metallic Self-seallng__Alr4l V •
Casts and Catkins, and ,Moienitiod• , WMnut - tte
Bosewot d Imitation - Coffins. Walnut Com ; .
from glib upwards . Rosewood imittuoaccogi -;:'
from $5 'upwards, and no pains-will be • ~,-...
to give entire satiaraction. - Crape and olliii
tarnished f reer fe.UM. Stilt Beane, Cat'_
tiara furntihed•on Wort bonen. t Carriagettart it, •
.. . .../
The great popularity, on account otlts man.
medicinal effects, of 13QUIRE'ff LONDON K?-,
81. kOTA.,S"tor which ,
I am the sole Agent, has Induced c ertain unitrin7, : ,. :
,cipled parties to imitate MT libel, I?•eiff,..Pnft: l !im •
as the genniiii - , tvorthiess „treat 3 - vtiietS
resemblance even to this impor4dirthele. 'Thoele o . _
desiring the true' rOmes esti
Messrs. J. C. marimist,
is. minors a CO. and B. Ki
SIMaI•T , 'JOITINkTOS,: - JrL j.
Agent for thellinntifietereri '
Corner Fourth 'Avenue, end'Asqltkiw ,
• 'field * . refet.r.
air I have redact:4 , oe Prtee - B — ' —h. asemeg";'
NISLI'BBEINBOAP.2III per cent.; aaL?ill othils
Bowl to men loie rater. ,
JILL: , 4 ,.,„
w ool I tspeemult mibne his Ikkends linty thll,1 L .
publiegalerally, that Ma": • •
, :‘• !,,„ • ' f•L.I4 , •
SPRING , : S TOCK' . -z-
unef,lit l ir agtorstifii*
W HESPENWEID l 1 -004 ) '
• • - 3 F . # 111 0 1 *- Mri I hm
01.14) Now* 1114 viewed tosii , ol,ll9o.
t" be ii444l l lo :l` ri l i t i *.
sad =kik 01 1 2itt:u :44* 4 4
ea msiguifia,:pt fiItUTIPIMPAPViIW:
DIG CIOODS , zit al all times tqbe fdaa4ratthis
WO& 14.14,11, D.ok• e •-elige,e•
4,..;talnittgitiCrtitn :,11;itara ti
foodkootros tolottkot tot uto
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