The Pittsburgh gazette. (Pittsburgh, Pa.) 1866-1877, August 16, 1869, Image 8

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Tstu Gerwrms is furnished in the city
the six days of the week for 15 cents per
week ; 'by mad, sBper annum: 8 mos.,s2.
Snooks says arresting any person with
out a warrant_ is an unwarrantable \ pro
Warm.--The mercury was gton a high"
Saturday, and succeeded in getting up to
924egrees above zero, in the shade, at
tour o'clock.
Order seemed to be Allegheny'al first
law Saturday night. Only four unfortu
nates appeared before Mayor Dfurn- yes.
terday morning.
Foot Smastied.—James Wilkins, tilgoal
miner, while at work in a coal pit !near
Wilkensborgh,had his foot crushed by a
quantity of slate falling upon it.
Daylight Bathers.—Officer Garrison
yesterday arrested four boys for bathing
in the Monongahela river between sun
rise and ..sunset. They were locked up
for a hearing.
Work In the Pittsburgh Steel Works,
- Anderson .1c Woods proprietors, is resum.
ed after a brief suspension for repairs,
the works are now running full handed
on a doable turn.
The Mayor , ' Court.—At the Mayor's
morning court yesterday there were
forty-two cases disposed of. Twenty-one
paid the requisite tine and costs, four
were disehargedand seventeen were pro
vided 'with quarters ,on the hill or at
Claremont Springs, for terms ranging
trom ten to thirty days.
is It True t—A New York dispatch in
our telegraph columns; this morning,
states that one hundred and fifty men
from Pittsburgh have contracted witu
the rebel authorities in Cuba, to work in
their foundries. We think this will be
news to Pittaburghers, as nothing of the
matter is known here. Who are the
men and where are they from ?
Demscratke Primary Eleetions.—The
Democracy of this county held their
primary elections Saturday for the pur
pose of, electing delegates to a County
Convention to be held , to-morrow to
nominate candidates for the several
county offices. The elections passed off
quietly etcept in the Fifth! ward, where,
as usual on. such occasions, a fight en
sued. •
Suicide.—Moses Armstrong. bar tender
at the "Buck Tavern, on the Brownsville
road, about - three - miles from the city,
committed , stucidf, yesterday evening.
Mr. Young, the Proprietor, had been out
-riding and when he returned, on enter
ing the stable. he found Armstrong lying
in a pool of blood, dead.. . We were un
able to obtain any particulars further
than what we state.
.Esciting Interest.--The Library ques
thin promises to be Ong_ of the most ex
citing pointifat iesue iwthe local potities
of Alleghenk at the next ejection. It
might bq a good idea for the candidates
' for °knells to go before the people on
that amoritother issues. The verdict in
the case would settle the matter which,
goiter several months continuous seta
tion, seetnaluxther than ever from settle
• The School Pand--We learn from Mr.
Cochran. the City Treasurer, that he has
collected and paid over to the Treasurer
of the Central Board of Education 3152,-
000 school takes for the ensuing year. It
was wisely suggested at the last meiting
of the Board -to put a portion of this
money, which will not be needed for at
least six months, on interest. Three
thousand dollars might be raalized by
this operation. t
Bath Houses Ctosed.—We heard con
siderable grambling yesterday from per
sona'who have been In the habit of tak
ing a bath on Sunday morning, andwho
depend on the:public bath houses for the
luxury: It 'appears that bath houses as
'well -as cigar shops, soda fountains bar
ber shops, do., - have been required to
suspend Sunday operations. We pre
sume the water and gas works will have
to stop operations on Sunday Noon.
Disorderly Condnet.—John Sullivan
was before the Mayor yesterday on a
charge of disorderly conduct: It appears
that John committed an assault and bat-
Eery on William Vogle. a meat vender,
on Penn street, by knocking him down.
Vogle was' standing in the door of his
meat shop when Sullivan came along
and without cause or provocation, struck
him, causing' him to fall with his bead
against a block, severely injuring him.
Sullivan was fined 825 and costs, and in
default of payment was committed for
thirty days. ' -
Artist Interiere4 With.—Saturday af
ternoon Alonzo Billings, a house painter
and'decorative active artist, was peace
fully' pursuing his avocation about a
house in the Fourteenth ward, when, he
alleges, a certain John A. Bixton inter
fered, threWhim off the ladder; pitched
out his materials and threatened him
withuevere treatment unless he immedi
ately evacuated the premises. He did
so, but called at Alderman McMaster's
anCmade - informition against_.- Britton
for surety of the peace, upon which - a
.warrant was issued.
Female EdncaUon. 7 -Mr. and Mrs.
Twining ;who so '"long and admirably
conducted the popular Twining Institute
in this city, have ehatikedlbeir place of
operations to Philadelphia, where they
have a large and ilourialgrig Boarding and
Day School. The new school' is on the
same planes the,former one here, and is
worthy the attention of parents wishing
to have their daughters properly educa
ted. ;Catalogues and all other information
will be furnished by the Principe's, who
may be addressed at No. 2,024 Mount
Vernon street, Philadelphia.
In Trouble Again.—John Wilbert made
information before Aldernian Keeper,
Saturday, charging James Brown and
Daniel Murphy with conspiring to extort
money from ,him.:...Some time Pine
Brown - made inforniation before Alder
man Lynch,:earging Wilbert with sell
ing liquor nn 'Sunday, in which case
Murphy was to be the witness. It is al
leged that on the, payment of twenty
dollars to Murphy by Wilbert, the Ora
ceedings were stayed. Brown was ar
rested and held to bail, but Murphyle
non eat. , Brown is ettremely unfortu
nixie in hie affairs. - , - .
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Insane " Man , Arrested.—Albert Win
field, a resident of tireenlield,Washing
ton county, was arrested in this city
yesterday at: the instance aerie of his
brothers, was confined in the look-up,
and will be sent over to Dixmont this
morning. The unfortunate man has been
* insane for over a year, but has sane in
tervals. Recently, however, the malady
has been growing upon him and it be
-came dangerous to allow hint to ran at
large, as be is sometimes , quite vicious.
- •gels one of a family of six brothers all
of whom were , excellent musicians, and
a few: years sirma,composed a brass band,
- (moor the taithera arranging alI the mu
sic and another baying some reputation
tit a composer.
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Another Meeting of Hamill and Coulter's
Friends—A Race Probably.
The friends and-backers of the aquatic
sportsman Hamill and. Coulter had a
meeting at Kennedy's saloon, Smith
field street, for the purpose "of making
arrangements for another race between
their prinepals. Several ;proprositions
were made by both parties, but none of
them accepted by either. at the time. A
proprosition made by Hamill's friends
to the effect that a six ored boat to be
steered by the referee should accompany
the contestants and low between them
over the course, was finally acceeded to
by Coulter's friends, after the meeting
„had adjourned. Another meeting will
be held at the same place at , nine o'clock
this morning, fbr the purpose of arrang
ing the details. This appears to 'be a
very fair arrangement, and we hope
there will not be a repetition of the last
grand fizzle.
St. Martin's German Catholic Church—
Laying or a Corner Stone
Yesterday. afternoon, the corner stone
of St. Martin's German Catholic Church,
Temperanctiville, was laid with appro
priate. exercises. Arrangements had been
made for the attendance of the clergy
from the city, and several societies inter
ested in the enterprise. In accordance
therewith a prodession was formed at
the Cathedral at three o'clock, consisting
of carriages containing the Rt. Rev.
Bishop Domenec and Clergy, the Cathe.
dral Brass Band, and the societies of St.
Vincent de Paul, and Brotherhood of St.
Joseph. The procession moved over a
prescribed route, and in South Pitts
burgh was joined by a society from St.
Michael's Church, preceded by II La
brass band, and near Temperance
ville by another from St. Martins.
At the ground a.large platform had been
erected for the accommodation of the
Bishop and clergy, while two J)eautifal
evergreen arches spanned the approach
to the place, under which the procession
marched. After the stove had been placed
in position according to the interesting
manner prescribed for such ceremonies,
the Rt. Rev. Bishop Domenec delivered
an appropriate congratulatory sermon
followed by Rev. Father Schell, of Alle
gheny, in a brief address delivered in
German, which concluded the pro
gramme. This part of the exoorsises at
tracted a large company aside from the
visitors, but perfect order was observed
And the whole affair passed off in the
most harmonious manner. The proces
sion re-formed after the other spectators
had dispersed,And marched back to the
city in the same order as it had left.
The Turner FesUval—Honors Awarded
a Pittsburgh Contestant.
The XVIIth annual reunion of the
National Turners Association was con
cluded at Chicago on Friday, after a
very successful and highly gratifying
season of athletic enjoyment. The con
test for-the diplomas of honor, twelve of
which were only offered, were hotly con
tested for by eighty-four thoroughly
trained and accomplished RI mnasts, rep
resenting the branehes.of the Association
from Boston to San Francisco. The per
formances were simply grand, display
ing a nitiscuhtr proficiency at once classic
and beautiful, It affords us much pleas
ure to announce that Pittsburgh carried
off one of the highest honors. Mr. Chris
tian Ranch, a gymn est with few equals or
superiors in the Turner ranks of the
country entered the ranks and came off
victorious, receiving the coveted diplo
ma and the wreath of laurel leaves. His
performances were commended by all
who witnessed them as very superior
efforts, evincing careful training, large
physical ability, and full knowledge of
the routine of difficult tasks prescribed
by the Turner Association for its profi
cient members. We congratulate our
home society of Turners on the distin
guished honors carried away by their
delegate and champion.
Rescued from Drowning.
Yesterday afternoon an exciting amine
occurred near the Temperanoville land
ing of the ferry boat 4 .Cassewago." A.
lady, by some way or other, fell off the
stern of the boat into the water where it
is from ten to twelve feet deep. The pas
sengers called on the engineer to stop
the boat. but it was impbssible for him
to do so, and the lady was left apparent
ly to her fate. She sank twice and was
going down for the third" time, when a
stout hearted hero, named John Leonard,
who resides on Penn street, plunged in
after her, and by a few skillful strokes
was at her side. He caught her by the
hair just as she was sinking for the last
time, and with his burden swam man
fully to the Temperanceville shore. In
the meantime the, passengers on the
ferry grew much excited and wrongfully
charged the officers of the boat with
cruelty and lack of humanity, and for a
while it was feared that they would be
thrown into the river by the angry men
who witnessed the incident, and blamed
the Engineer and Captain for not turning
back to help rescue the woman.
Da3llgbt Robbery.
Another bold robbery was perpetrated
about two o'clock on Saturday afternoon,
at the book store of R. S. Davis, Liberty
street. While the clerk (there being but
one in the store at the time) was waiting
un a customer' at the front part of the
room, a young man of gentlemanly ap
pearance walked in- and passed to the
counting room in the back part of the
building, and in a few moments after
ward passed out. Some time afterward,
the:clerk ,having occasion toga to the
safe, which was In the counting room,
discovered that it had 'been opened and
taken out. Robberies of this char
acter are becoming alarmingly frequent
of late, and•we regret tosay that but few,
if any, of . the perpetrators have been
captured. If the Chief of Police would
turn his attention to "ferrying om," these
fellows and let the'dogs and other trifling
nuisances, alone, the result would be
more'satisfactory, we prestime.
Killed on the Railroad.
' Margaret McDonald, an old lady agarl..—
fifty-three years, residing near Walker's
Mills, on the Panhandle railroad, was
run over by a train and •killed instantly
Friday evening, It appears that she
wiehed to cross the bridge near the' sta
tion, but *as told that the evening. E.
press train was due, and that she had
better wait until it passed. She. how
ever, did not heed the caution, and stat
ed across the bridge. The etiglneer
serving the woman, blew the whistle,
bat instead of inducing her to get out of
the way, It seemed to bewilder her. She
was - struck by' the locomotive and In
stantly killed. Her remains were taken
up and conVeyed to her residence. Cor•
oner Clawson was notified and held an
inquest on the body Saturday, when the
followine verdict was rendered: The de
ceased, Margaret McDonald, come to her
death by being accidentally run over , by
a passenger train.
ri=BmwE G==: Xill-DAYs AUGUST 16,,- .068.
The Virgin Alleiltalit
Lithe Gazette of Saturday we publish-
Cd an account -of a raid made by the
hief of Police and a squad of his officers
upon certain houses in Virgin alley and
arresting the occupants without a war
rant, stating that three houses had been
entered and seven persons arrested.
We have since learned that another
house was entered on the same evening,
from which four girls were taken to the
lock-up and kept over night. Saturday
morning the cases came up for a hearing,
and we are informed that the Mayor die
charged all those against whom there
was not very satisfactory evidence of dis
orderly conduct. Had he discharged all
of them ho would not have done wrong
under the circumstances,and we feel
confident that if any of th parties so ar
rested and fined should contest the
matter that the Court would set
the proceedings - aside. The officers
making arrests under such circumstances
are not only themselves liable to a pros
ecution for assault and battery, but both
they and the city would be liable in a
civil action - for damages. If Chief
Hague's ignorance of the law and the
duties of an officer led him into this
error, it is quite evident that he is in
competent to fill the responsible posi
tion he occupies, and if he knew the
proceeding to be contrary to law, and, to
use his own expression, "made a little
law" to suit the occasion, It would' be
plainly evident that be is the "wrong
man in the wrong place." The occu
pants of these houses, who were aroused
trout their slumbers and ded to the
watch house contrary to t haw of the
land, not only had a right to defend them
selves and 'their "castles," even though
-it be at the cost of the lives of
the officers whe made the arrests,
and would have been justifiable In
so doing, but they also have their
remedy at law, both civil and criminal
against the offi cers.
The fact that Councils passed an ordi
nance authorizing the police to arrest,
and the mayor to tine persons found in
"houses of ill-fame, for improper purpo
ses," is no excuse for entering these
houses without "due process of law,"
which is on information based upon oath
or affirmation, and a warrant issued
thereon. The framer of that ordinance
never so meant it, nor did he intend It to
be so construed. To put such a construe
tion upon it would be equivalent to con
victing the accused before arrest was
made. For, if the party was there far a
"proper purpose," the officer would have
no right to make the arrest, consequently,
to put such a construction upon the orai
nance, it would* be necessary for the
officer to decide whether the occupant
was theretor a proper purpose , or not.
This is a matter reserved for the magis
trate to decide, and it must appear from
the facts that the purpose was improper.
It would be giving an officer too much
discretion to so construe the ordinance,
so that excuse fails. It Was a stupid
blunder, and one which not cuily endan
jrs the inherent rights of citizens, but
eopardizes the lives of the officers called
upon to execute such silly orders.
The duties of an officer isle enforce
observance to the laws, and not to vio
late-them, and Chief Hague's idea of
making law to suit himself will not be
tolerated, if he is Chief of Police.
The Petroleum Princes and Their In.
It may be a matter of some little in.
terest to our readers to know the incomes
of those who enjoy the title now-a-days
of genuine oil princes. We had expect
ed to discover much larger BUMS attached
to most of the names published, but it
seems that fabulous sums are no longer
realized in the land of holes and der
ricks, the oil business now being done
upon a legitimate boils. Says the Titus
ville Re)ald: Frond a glance at the books
of the Deputy Collector of Internal Rev
enue, in this city, one can readby
Leh of the "solid men" of the
oil region. Collector Ewing's district in
cludes seven townships in Eastern Craw
ford, the line of 0/1 Creek north of
Rouseville, as well as Pleasantville and
Sharnburg, in Venango county. The
largest income reported this district
is that of Frank WAndrews, of Pioneer,
which is stated at $162,135. The section is
that pf S. A. Woods, of Petroleum Centre,
which was stated at $69,33,% the third by
George K. Anderson of Titusville, $51,119;
the fourth by Lyman Stewart of Sham
burg, $.12,537; the fifth by Milton Stewart
of Titusville, $40.506. Sbamburg re
turns include Dr. Shamburg, $18,587; W.
W. Thompson, $19,653; Tarr Farm—W .
S. Kimball. $22,135; Petroleum Centre—
Henry LAir, $20,302; A. W. Irwin, $27,-
936; A. A. Morse, $11,936; Notting
ham, $10,840; Joseph Ovary, $11,991;
David Yanney, $30,143. At Pleasantville.
J. Armstrong returns $11,953; •J. F.
Brown, $11,406; S. Q. Brown, $2 2 .630; J.
N. Brown, $13,985. We have enumerat
ed in these lists only those reporting over
510,000. There are many others ranging
from $5,000 to $9,000. In the TitusviUle
list, besides those already mentioned,
are the names of W. IL Abbott, $15,219;
Charles Hyde, $15,167, and A. P. Funk.
$ll,OOO. The total amount of internal
revenue in this subdivision of the 20th
district is $BO,OOO.
Who Responsible
Considerable' complaint having been
made by citizens against the contractors
for the grading and paving 'Of Roberts
street, on account of the very slow
progress of the job, and reflections
made upon , the Street Committee and
Street Commissioners, it is due to these
gentlemen to state that they are
in no way responsible for the delay,
Under the specifications upon which
contracts are granted, it is provided and
made the duty of the City Engineer, if
the contract is not carried out faithfully
and the work completed in a reasonable
time to annul the coutract and have the
work'finished at the expense of the con
Severely Burnea
A Mrs. Autone,* widow.lady residing
In a court off Diamond alley, was seri
ously burned yesterday by an explosion
of coal oil. She states that the explosion
occurred while she was lighting a lamp,
bat there are certain facts connected with
the circumstance: Which would indicate
otherwise.. The lamp is not injured; but
the oil can is completely demolished.
She was most probably pouring oil from
.the can on the Bre , which she was kin
dling whoa the explosion occurred. Her
face and °hands were severely but not
seriously bttrnea.
Unceremonious Eiectment.
John Cress, a cabinet maker in Bir
minghanf,'alleges he called at Wm.
Simneelrock's place of busbies to collect
a bill of $25, but instead- of getting the
money, was forcibly ejected from the
premises, the propelling power coming
from the rear. Aggrieved at this treat
ment. he called at Alderman MoMasters'
01/10e and dalcued himself by lodging
information for assault and battery,
against, ellinneelrOok, and also bringing
action against him to sways •the llama
debt. Warrant issued.
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Education on the Farm.
In noticing the Iron, City College; the
other day, we made` reference to the
large numbers of its graduates to be
found engaged in the actual business of
nearly every town and city throughout
the country. While such an education
as can be\ obtained in such institutions as
the Iron City College is almoat-indispen
sable to merchants, manufacturers and
bankers, it is not generally thought ne
cessary for the farmer, mechanic and
laboring man. We think this is
a great mistake. No occupation is
capable of being made more dignified or
honorable than that of a farmer; there
is none in which the physical sciences
can be, more profitably applied. The
farmer needs ana should possess, and
use, a well selected library, should de
velop the resources of the soil upon sci
entific principles, studying well its prim
itive constituent, andraise those crops
only for which . it is best adapted by
nature, or aiding it by such fertilisers
as will supply" its natural defi
ciencies. It ought to be an ob
ject of every farmer to make pro
gross in the4irts and mysteries of his
vocation, just M is done in other pur
suits of . men. No department of the
world's activities could exist or progress
independently of agriculture. It is the
great primal foundation on which all else
must have immediate or remote de
pendence. It is, therefore, the art of all
arts; hence the dignity and preen
dance we claim for and the reason why
the farmer should be educated, especial.
ly in the science of soils and manures,
or agricultural cheiniqry, arid besides all
this every farmer's_ son, should be edu
cated in the science of accounts. It is
important to -every man 'who has any
dealings with his fellows, to be able, to
make a record of those dealings and to
continue und correctly close up his re
cord, and to be able to communicate with
others by letter on whatever subject con
cerns him, his family or his estate. This
branch of a necessary training) cannot
elsewhere be obtained in less time, at
less expense, or more thoroughly than
at the Iron City College.
Saturday morning Mayor Brush dis
charged from the police force Lieuten
ants Fowler, Mackerel and Brtiner. It
appears that these officers, having been
doing duty at night for several months'
desired a change and had on fob a plan
by which that change was to be affected.
They proposed to get up a petftio signed
by all the officers on the nig t force
and present it to the Polic Com
mittee, and by taxing each member
1 ,
of the force fifty cents to raise a und to
aid in securing the change, It is ileged '
by two of the Lieutenants, howe r, that,
the matter did not originate with them,
but with the men under thorn, and that
no petition had been prepared although
the matter was talked of. The Mayor is
determined to make the force as effi
cient as possible, and if then offi
cers were not satisfied with the
arrangement they should have con
sulted him in the matter. The
cause for whlch these men were dig
charged may appear trivial to some, but
there was doubtless sufficient cause in
the Mayor's estimation or he- would not
have discharged them. It is a matter in
which lie is more interested:than any
one else, a n d over which he has exclu
sive control, and we are not disposed to
find fault with him for taking the course
he did under the circumstances.
The Temperance Executive Committee.
In pursnanc,e of a resolution adopted
by the late Temperance andrform
Convention, the following person have
been appointed an Executive Committee
for Allegheny county:
Col. Jodi' B. Clark, John Way. Jr.
Thos, J. Hotkinson, Capt. W. A. Rol:lgen,
David Kirk, Thos., Jr.,
t. E. Jobt,son. J. A. Carothero
James Park. Jr. George t indley;
C. G. Hussey. • David Robinson,
Wtn. Litworth, Jr., Geo. W. Hallman,
Calvin A , 3111.2. F. H. Eaton..
Geo. A. Berry, Wm. H. Clete!,
Barley Preston. • George Irwin,
James 1. Bennett, B. Y. Kennedy,
Cneries B. McVay, thou. Herthberuer.
Wm. Little. Jonathan Gallagher.
L. H. Eaton. Chas. A. Coltuu,
Dr T. F. Dale, Wm. Oliver.
J. E.'Bradv, Jr, W. B. Evans,
at. Duvall,P. H. Anderson
Wm. A. iShaw, H. P. Kerr.
1 r. James King, 4.3!p0t. W. Woods, ro_rt
Col. Hugh Lee, Ferry.
Des 0. t.. Miller,. Pamnetbf. Kier,
Andrew Daluell. Joon A. Geary,
George McConnell, James Mil•tt
Abraham Latham, Christ hnively.
capt. W. W. Martin, R. o- Waring,
James H. itet , t, W. T. Bowen.
John Irwin,Jr.,
The atove named gentlemen are re
quested to meet on Tuesday(to-morrow)
at 8 in the rooms - of the Young
Men's Christian AssOclation, No. 23
Fifth avenue, for organization.
Black Appropriatiouv.
A few days ago, Robert Madden, one
of the •colored citizens of the Sixth ward
was visited by a dusky friend, John A.
Braid, of Brownsville, John enjoyed
the hospitalities of his friend two or
three days, and departed appearently
highly pleased with his trip, simuntaine
ously with his departure, a depletion
was observed in Robert's wardrobe, two
black coats and a stunning plush vest,
being absent from j the _ accustomed
place. Robert mused over the singular
coincidence until be sagely concluded to
have the affair fully ihvestigated. For
this purpose Alderman Butler made out
an information on Saturday, against
John for larceny, and directed his con
stable to Invite the supposed delinquent
to visit the city again. It is probable the
invitation will be accepted.
Sweet VVllUam.
William Deeny has again emerged from
obscurity. He chose Saturday morning
for his appearance. It was an unfortu
nate hour for his wife. Working up to a
proper spirit by the aid of spirits, he ex
hibited hie hilarity by playfully using a
pitcher for a missile and his wife's head
the target. The aim was well taken, and
thd target was floored by a blow which
cut her lip for the space of an inch, clear
through to the teeth. Content with this
signal display of his steady aim, he al
lowed her to depart the house. She
forthwitn called at Mayor Driim's office
and lodged complaint - against him. The
officers are on the lookout, but thus for
have not secured the' sweet William. It
is quite likely he will be boarded at
Claremont Springs for a short period;
Midden Awakening.
Yesterday Louis Laub was enjoying a
delicious doze in the Cornuoopiae sa
loon, when his dreams were suddenly
interrupted by a shower of smart and
stinging blows which fell upon his bead
and shoulders. Upon recovering some
what his perceptions, he alleges be as•
certained the unwelcome awakening to.
have , been .caused by John Sheppard,
who was belaboring him with a horse
whip. He says be can assign no cause
for the uncermoniotts attack. Incensed
at the indignity, he called' at Alderman
ISicktiutters' office and made „information
against his assailant for assault and, bat=
tory. A warrant was issued.
Wagon Demolished.
Gustavas Reiser had a new wagori de
molished Saturday afternoon. He ex
plains it thus: In pursuance of his avo.
cation, collecting old iron, rags, &c.,
thiough the city, he stopped his vehicle
in an alley off Ohio street, close by the
saloon of James Landgraf. While col
lecting a load there, he states Landgraf
ordered him off immediately. He re
fused to stir until ready. .Landgraf
then, he alleges, procured an ax and
made short work of his wagon demol
ishing the bed and a wheel before he
could make a show of resistance. The
vehicle was just new and had been pur
chased for eighty- dollars, which ren
dered the circumstance more aggrava
ting. He looked but a moment
on his demolished property, and
then appeared before Mayor Drum, mak
ing an information for malicious mischief
against Landgraf. The officers went in
search of the accused, but had Consider
able difficulty in making the arrest, the
prisoner, it is said, resisting and almost
exhausting the vocabulary of profanity
to express his hate for theria. For this
conduct he was tined twenty dollars and
costs. He paid that and was then com
pelled to give bail -for Court on the charge
of malicious mischief.
Saturday evening a young man board
ing at No. 90 Beaver street, Allegheny,
retired leaving his door unlocked, and
an elegant gold watch hanging in his
vest pocket aoross a chair. He awoke
In the morning, reached for the timepiece
and found it gone. No clue nor trace of
the thief, who had so deftly aide him a
victim. The trespasser had evidently
made= his exit through the 'front hall
door of the house as the young man's
nether garments were found lying in the
hall, where they had been carried by his
thiefahip. This locality seems to be a
favorite one with the night-walking gen
tlemen. A few weeks ago' one of them
entered No. 88, and succeeded in carry
ing off a considerable amount of money
and a watch. A watchman might be
stationed there with good effect.
Bathing in the Basin.
Saturday evening, about a doaen men,
suffering doubtless from the excessive
heat, and not having had a bath far a
year or two concluded to enjoy that lux
ury, and decided to have a swim in the
muddle on the hill, from which the
city is supplied with water; commonly
known as the Upper Basin. They were
occordinglv enjoying themselves in that
way when officer Wilson, who had been
informed of what was going on, arrived
and arrested one of the , patties. The
fellow refused to accompany the officer,
when a light ensued, whereupon the cm
tire party made an attack upon the officer
and rescued the prisoner. The officer
fired a pistol at the attacking party, and
several Shots were fired in. return but, so
far as is known,"no one was injured. •
The Other Side,
An item published a few days ago, of a
case in which Mrs. Kelly appeared as de.
fendant and a countrythan named Hoff
nagle as prosecutor, unintentionally did
injustice to an estimable lady. • She was
charged with retaining possession of a
basket valued at sevehtyfive cents,
which Hoffnagle claimed. As she had
never. cnown or purchased anything
from him, the demand was very proper
ly refused, which resulted hithe suit.
At the hearing in the case before the Al.
derman'these facts were developed, when
the matter was amicably adjusted.
Yesterday afternoon Mrs. Frances
Graham, the estimable mother of Hcn.
James L. Graham, died at her residence
in Allegheny. She had attained the
ripe old age of eighty-one and
having been suffering from sick as for
some time past, tier demise was not
altogether-unexpected. A large circle of
friends in the community, to whom
she had endeared herself by her genial
disposition, kindly manners and exem
plary Christian character will, be pained'
to learn of her decease. • •
Re-opened.—The Old Theatre will be
reopened on the 2Sth, under the man
agement of Mr. Harry Williams.
Pretty Women.—A comparatively few
ladies monopolize tbe Beauty as well ;la
the attention of Society. This ought not
to be so, but it is; and will be while men
are foolish, and single out pretty faces
for companions.
This can all be changed by using
Hagan's Magnolia Balm, whidh gives the
Bloom of Youth and a Refined sparkling
Beauty to the Complexion, pleasing,
powerful; and natural,
No Lady need complain of a red, tan
ned, freckeled or rustic Complexion who
will invest 75 cents iu Hagan's Magnolia
Balm. Its effects are truly wonderful.
To prsserve and dress the Hair use
Lyon's Katbarion.
Figured Granedines.,Bstes & Bell offer
Silk Grenadines for 50e, worth 75e. All
Granedinea proportionably cheap.
The Auction—At the salesroom of J.
W. Barker 6aCo., 20 St. Clair street*:wlll
be continued this day (Monday,) sales
commencing at IN A. a., 234 and 73i Y.
a.. This sale will be devoted to a tine
line of Dress Goods,r Linen Goods, Cali
simeres, Shawls, do., which will be sold
without reserve.
Bates & Bell are selling Japanese
Silks, Summer Silks, Thin Dress Goods
and Shawls, at very low prices to close
the stock.
The Purest and sweetest Cod Liver
Oil in the world,, manufactured from
fresh, healthy live* upon the sea shore;
.it is perfectly pure and sweet; Patien'a
who have once taken it can take none
other. Ask .for, ''Hazard' and Caswell's
Cod Liver Oil;" manufactured by Cas
well, Hazard it Co., New York Sold by
all druggists- . x
o t New Furniture House.—Onr readers
in want of anything in the furniture line
will please call •at, the. extensive Ware
rooms of H. Berger, No'. 88 dmithtleld
street, before puroluping elsewhere.
Special Redttetlon.—Batea & Bell offer
Shetland Shawla, a fresh -stook, 25 per
cent under regular Pileek
Printed P. Roa; vmrth' one dollar, clos
ing out at 50 cents. J. M. Burchileld
Co., No. 62 St. Clair street. .
Remnants of , dress .goods, :;silks and
poldlna and wool, goods, cheap at 'J. M.
Butohdeld dc - Co.'s. •
Constitution Water fb b=bertsub cure fbr
Diabetes 'and all diseases of the Kid
neys. For sale by alt Druggists. '
The Harvard Crew in England.
The news of the Harvard crew and of
their doings on the Thames, says Wilkes'
Spirit of the Times, is. upon the whole,
good. They have effected a change
whereby the stroke oar is pulled by an
other man, and have got the new boat
built for them by Salter. It is stated that
they can pull her faster than they could
the one.they took over from here, and
they have somewhat modified their
stroke. Our English cotemporaries all
speak well of them, and we are con
vinced that every effort will be made to
secure si clear coast and show no favor.
That wonderful "style" about which
some of our folks on Printing-
House Square went into mud
dled ecstacies of admiration, turns out to
be very much like the old strong stroke
of the Claspers of the Tyne. If so it is
a good stroke, and the coxswains of the
London boats have often had first•rate
opportunities for observing its peculiari
ties, as it commonly took the Tynesiders
ahead of them. That the Harvard crew
had found it necessary to have a new
boat built, that they , had changed their
order'f rowing and had modified their
stroke, not going so deep in the.dip and
pulling longer, we were at first inclined
to regard as unfavorable indications in
respect to their probable success. - But
We have now come to another conchs- -
sion. These things show that the Ameri
can crew have resolved to take hold in a
thorough manner, and leave nothing un
done whereby success may be attained.
If they had been of the opinionated sort
who arei"sure to win" belie the,contest,
and commonly never heard of after
it, they would have . stuck to an
unsuitable boat because she was
built hre, and persisted in - a pecu
liarity 4 f style after they had seen:
one more efficient, because they had inta
used to it in their own waters and its
sovereign excellence had been bragged
about. The stroke they are now pulling
. seems to be a mediumbetweenthat which
they pulled at home and that which the
Oxonians pull; and' if as is said by the
London Club men, it resembles that of
Harry Clasper, John H. Dick, and Rob
ert, it must needs be a good stroke; for
those famous oarsmen were not only
champions in the dark waters of the coaly
Tyne, but carried their colors and
achieved renown in those of the Thames,
the Mersey and the Humber, and the bays
and rivers of Ireland and - France. The
health of the Harvard men is excellent;
they do plenty of good strong work, and
improve daily in wind and muscle. When
at the pitch of condition they are sure to
row a very fine race, even if they do not
win, We believe they will turn out to
be a credit to their country.
NEW YORK received over one hundred
carloads, say forty thousand baskets, of
peaches on Friday, selling at $1,50 to
$2.00 for the best, and down to 40 to 50
cents for the inferior sorts. Philadelphia
averages a daily receipt of nearly 80,500
baskets, selling at from 30 cents to $l,OO
per basket. Supplies of other vegetables
and fruits are equally low, the supply. be
ing more profusely abundant than ever
before known. These prices swell from
three to ten-fold to interior consumers,
under the intervention of middle-men,
hucksters and retail dealers. The Pitts
burgh and Allegheny markets are already
fell to overflowing with these supplies,
which on Saturday night, although not
likely to keep over to Monday, were still
held at the abominable high prices Let
us have some Napoleon in this tradewho
shall revolutionize it, to his own profit
and the popular advattage.
GRAHAM--On habbath afternoon, at 5 o'clock,
Mrs. FRANCES wßAEltaki. relict of Wm Rea
lism, dec'd, In the 81st year of her ace.
The Inneral will take Mace on Tuzs iT Aw•
TIRSOON, at 3 o'clock, franc her late residence
on Sendosky street, two doors north of Wu*
street, Allegheny City. " .
MANERCE—On Sabbtth night,' August 15th.
1889, WILLIAM MANICED/a, In the 118. h year
0111434 e.
The funeral will take mace from the residence
of his uncle. Joseph Marshall, 53 Stitt aeon
sweet, Allegheny. on Tins (Hondas) ATTER.
Nnuls'. an 4 o'clock. Friends of the fatally, are
iespectitilly invited to attend.
kglo l o 3 i3 ll l‘ l :43lqk
Pa. COFFINS of *llklads,CllAßES.
GLOVES, and et cry description '
of Funeral Fur.
fishing nods teralshed. ROO= ^ro.-. •-
'>" r!srrioireo fitralli/MI for city luni rols at
62 00 each.
suursairammS—lter.Damid Kerr, D. D.. onq.y.
W. Jacobn.% D. D.. Tltomas Swing. Exch. Ja,oh
• Mtiler. Esti.
AVENDis Allegheny City. where their C 057114
ROOMS iv a coastantly_gapplied with real and
iii‘tatlon ewood. Mahogany and Walnut
Coffms, at fakes arcing from f 4 to $l)O• Bo •
dies' prepared forte rment. Hearses and mar.
riages tarnished: also, 11 minds of Mourning
Goods, If required. 01Ilee open at all
and night.
Carriages for Funerals. 82.00 Each.
COFFINS and all Funeral Furnlsliment at re
duced rates. au7
SPEC /1.6.013. FAS •
Persons who are suffering from weak eYeior
dimness of vision an dna nothing better to re
store them to thou' proper standard than by using
An article-we can gnrantee to be genuine. and
at ince a price that hey will come within the
teach of alt. nil we ask is for you to call and
examine thrill, and we will prove their Invert
crity over all °tittle.
rany 6. HALE,g
Would resoectitilly littoral Ws Heads and the
'Public generally, that hla
Corner of Penn and Sixth , Streets,
No. 50 SIXTH STREET. (late at.
Clara have last received from the MISS the beet
lot of New Goods for Owing Baits ever bto l wait
to the market. The arm warrant to cut and at
and make Clothes,cheayer add'better than any
drat-clan holm lnith a eity. A new and spies
did assortment of GENTLI3IIIS9S ITIRNISH
ING GOODS are at WU tiniest* be fonnd at his
house. OW Saabs: to 10 SIXTH trraska