Pittsburgh Dispatch in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
5 Apr 1889

See the full image with a free trial.

Start for Free

Pittsburgh Dispatch in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
5 Apr 1889

Read an issue on 5 Apr 1889 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and find what was happening, who was there, and other important and exciting news from the times. You can also check out other issues in The Pittsburgh Dispatch.

Browse Pittsburgh Dispatch

How to Find What You Are Looking for on This Page

We use Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology to make the text on a newspaper image searchable. Below is the OCR data for 5 Apr 1889 Pittsburgh Dispatch in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Because of the nature of the OCR technology, sometimes the language can appear to be nonsensical. The best way to see what’s on the page is to view the newspaper page.

Get started for free with a 7 day trial.

Pittsburgh Dispatch (Newspaper) - April 5, 1889, Pittsburgh, PennsylvaniaO the Pittsburg dispatch Friday april 5, 1889.ill the Job skirts. The boroughs go through the License Mill like a lot of hot waffles. The perspiring Mill worker will Likely perspire0e take a walk Fob his Beel Buddock chartier. Etna Greentree and Homestead will be of tap to Day it is a difficult to eel rid of a localism As it is to Chase fleas off a yellow dogs Back. It Sticks oot Oil Over. The smaller the town the greater the peculiarities. This is noticeable in License court. The character and personal appearance of the applicants Hare been greatly changed since last the court Mcl. The interest in the Eirv is waning but will revive when the wholesale dealers Are called. Some startling testimony is then expected. The court still tries to make the applicants decide As to the relative merits of their respective houses. Tbs position is As embarrassing As that of the Small boy who will be whipped if he tells either the truth or Alio. The boroughs had their round in the court and if some of Booe Back woodsmen did not have their hair turned a Shade lighter it will be something strange. The great Battle was renewed at 929 of clock Lodge White looked refreshed by the rest and was even More searching in his questions than during the last hours of the City a examinations. Attorney Christy Bas had his hair Cut. The expert of deck. Attorney Tost has taken or. Christy s place in examining witnesses. Captain Wishart o the Las Rod order society is As Active As Ever in furnishing evidence. Rev. H. R. Orese who has been a Resatar attendant of tar License court was again in his anal place. Rcv. Sam Smalt the sensational preacher was in Tbs court yesterday morning and look a keen interest in the proceedings. He sat beside or. Christy who explained to him tar details of Tbs examinations he said by does not believe to License courts Bat that Dodge White end acted Bis much better than any he Bas yet witnessed. The applications Beard yesterday were Braddock. First Britt 925 main Street t. And 1 h. Cort 902 Braddock Avenue Alexander Ellis 1112 main Street Jonathan Frantz 909 i Lect Luke Gordon 1204 Braddock Avenal Daniel Gallagher. 1234 and it Braddock Avenne John a. Hand 933 Talbot Avenue Jam re Kearney Corner tenth and Halkol streets Isaac Lloyd. My and 906 Brad Dock Avenue Joseph Levi 1122 main Rueel F Murray. Ill Braddock Avenue Martin Mcnally. A Hasket Street Owen o Neil 1230 Braddock Avenue Michael quirk 1306 Braddock Avenue Jobe n. Walters 1125 Railroad Street Jacob Walters. 1212 Braddock Avenue Joseph Volt. 124s Washington Street James f. Ward 1c1s Braddock Avenue. Braddock. Second costello 737 eighth Street Thomas Cox. 420 Alliquippa Street a Dugan Corner Braddock Avenue and Verona Street. Fred r. Dahlgren 74b Brad Dock Avenue w. S. Eduards 317 and a a ninth Street William Kutterer 55o Braddock Avenal e. F. Kelly. Kun Braddock Avenue James f. Morrow. �14 Braddock Avenal Zach Oskin. 412 John stress James Quinn. 312 ninth Street Helena Zimmerman Coiner Halkeis Street and b. 4 R r. Braddock. Third Ward a Bam a e 1 r. Holmes. Sis Braddock Avenne Michael Mooney Corner Braddock Avenal and fourth Street James Purcell. and 556 Braddock Avenue. Chart Ere Borough Joseph Adams Corner fourth and Chartiers streets Patrick Connors Corner of fourth Avenue and 1-ourth Street adm m enter Corner fourth and second avenues Michael o Keefe a fourth Avenue Joseph Paul Corner main Street and cart mtg Railroad Moses d. Suknitter. A fourth Aten be. Morgan Thom at Corner fourth Avenue and fifth Street. Etna Borough a p Plica st Joseph Ackerman 39 Bridge Street Joseph Buehler. Allegheny and Butler Plank Road John c. Firmen on old Butler Pike Frank Golla 232 Butler Street. Frederick c. Heiber 233 Butler Street l. No okla. Freeport and Butler Plank Road Joseph Reedy. Allegheny and Butler Plank Road Charles Stoll Corner Butler and Bridge streets. Green tres Borough Jacob Leffert. A Washington Street Homestead Borough. First Ward James Boyle. Sixth Avenue Theodore Bell. Eighth Avenne Morris Dana fifth Avenne b. Holt. Sixth Avenue George Jeffreys Corner West Street and fourth Avenne Taylor fjord. Corner Amity Street and a. Tick. A v. R. A George Libler. Avenue Peter Meyer. Eighth Avenue j. W. Of Brien sixth Avenue Anton l. Queck. Eighth Avenne John f. Schmitt Corner Amity and sixth Avenue Vincent a Selefski. Sixth Avenue. Homestead Borough. Second Ward Abraham Bailey. Heinel Street Stephen Bauer. City farm Street Thomas Connelly Helsel Street Patrick Duff Corner Heisel meet and fifth sir nut Roger Evans Comer Dickson and sixth streets mrs. M. Finch. Fourth Avenue w. H. Furlong Corner Helsel and p., v. D c. R. R the morning session rat consumed in listening to several tales of woe from Braddock and the residents were out in full Force among the spectators. The Temperance workers of the town came with a mass of evidence and made the liquor dealers squirm. J net sit a the opening of court John s. Robb made application that the Cate of mrs. Bessie Riel of the twelfth Ward. Pittsburg be Beard a he being confined to her Home by rheumatism at the time her name was called but the court said the application was utile too late and he would not break his Rule. . Ferguson Mads application that the widow of or. Pechtold. Of Allegheny be substituted for her husband. He explained that this application was made on the Day the Rase was railed. Mrs. Be Chlola was thereupon sworn and said her husband died March 25and was buried on the Day his Case was called in court. She will get a License u judge White thinks it is Legal to give her one. The last Case Beard at the morning hearing was that of mrs. Helens Zimmerman s talk angular woman wearing a pair of Large Gold rimmed glasses. She carried an umbrella and a band Satchel she came up sailing with several eur dancing about her ears. She was fined in 187 for violating the liquor Law. And was for this reason out off so quickly in her examination she did not know wii at was wrong until the courtroom was being cleared for dinner. The examinations of the applications from Braddock in the morning was Sharp hut nothing startling we brought Forward. Sew pay of the asxiou8 oses. The latest al s among applicants is to produce piss and pictures of their houses As evidence. The idea a urinated among Braddock Saloon keepers. They non Tain All of the rooms of the Honse. With choir dimensions the Law and order society had a map of the town with All the Aalo oos marked. This was carefully studied by them and was afterwards banded to his Honor. Hannel r Holmes was the first applicant heard la the afternoon. His examination was Short As he did not have a License and trill not Likely have one. Michael Mooney did not have a License. He was closely examined and stands some chances of bring remembered in the distribution. Sines Puroll a a Saloon and eating Bouse. The most of Bis patronage is from workingmen his Honor questioned him on the be cedi to of Bis House. Or. Yost called Thomas Johnson and William Houston. Johnston testified to having purchased a bottle of Wal my in Liis Saloon. Houst a testified that he never purchased or drank liquor in the Saloon. Thomas quins was called. His testimony was unimportant Purcell has a poor show. A this examination concluded the bearing of applications from Braddock. Much you fusion resulted from people leaving the courtroom at tint Potet Joseph Adama of Chartiers Borough was re fused a License last year. His examination wat Brief he made a fair showing and talked so Low that several times Las court had to request my to talk loader. Patrick Connors was refused n Uriana last Wear. There Are seven applicants from this Borough and has Honor remarked that not More than tire would be granted. His will not be one of the Twain. The Roob Man Oslo had Oxe. A Adam Metser has a License. His receipts Are from 550 to 2100 a Day. Has a restaurant. Quot How Many glasses of Beer did you have today a Quot Only answered the applicant with evident regret. Or. Patterson was called. He la Constable of Scott township. He has the appearance of an overgrown boy with an alleged pair of whiskers pasted on the sides of Bis Cheeks. His trousers were rolled no at be Bottom and covered with mad to Bis Knees he wore s Windsor Cap and a White Linen tie. It be fell a bad As he locked he was a living Monument of misery. He testified to having arrested the applicant for Selling liquor to minors the minor was called. He was a boy of 19. He blushed like a schoolgirl while testifying. Meter a a Case is doubtful. Michael o Keefe commenced talking and nothing would Stop him. He now carries on a Saloon in Wheeling. He said he was sending liquor to people in Mansfield Sod Nobles town. He made out a Good Case for himself. Joseph Paul Bas a License and kept a hotel. Placing his arms akimbo he recited the Story of a fight that took place in Hla Saloon. The Constable he said a put him to the lockup for saving the Brooks Law was not kept in Mansfield. Becoming excited be seized his hat and began waving it about in order to emphasise Bis remarks. His barkeeper is a namesake of the immortal John Smith. Moses d. Suknitter has a Saloon and restaurant he Tola a Clear Story but when attorney Serreti took hold of him he punctured the evidence full of holes our old Friend Patterson was recalled and testified that he arrested the a Plaat for violating the Law in several cases. The applicants attorney said that the prosecutions were Oulu a series of persecutions. Or. Burgee testified that the applicant kept a orderly House. Nothing lust Nolous in this. Morgan Thomas has a hotel but no License. This yields him about 75 cents a Day. He wheeled dirt for four months filling up its sidewalk. He was also in the car entering business. He sawed some Wood and headed some Sticks to s Carpenter he hired to do the work. He is the thud Man who had the oldest House in Chartiers. Louis hard Mansfield Borough bad a Short examination. He Bas a License. Attorney Errett then endeavoured to paint hit character so Black that eternity would not Whiten it. Joseph Ackerman. Etna Borough has a License. Has regular Calera. Quot done to blathers Kite so remarked his Honor because the applicant wanted to explain fully every question. The court compelled the Man to acknowledge that he had a Large bottle Trade asking him the question so often that the witness got confused. Attorney Christy accused him of Boron crimes which be Desolea. George Bubbler will have his Case considered a is not the Happy possessor of a License at present. John c. Fame rte keeps s restaurant in Etna Borough. H is proposed Saloon is near a Mill and that will cause a refusal of a License. Frank Golla has a hotel and Saloon. He made a Good shewing and will get his License. Frederick c. Heiber Bas a grocery store and is a cripple. He was put through the same course As hundreds before him. Attorney Shaffer Mads a Good showing for him and he win Kelv get a License. L. Sickles has a License. He serves about 40 meals a Day. He will Likely continue in the business Joseph Reedy is another victim of Bis aet orb Bora they All ask him to Start a Saloon. His neighbors will Likely have to be consoled. Charles Stoll Bas s hotel nod bar. He has a Large custom of Mill men. He allows Mill men to keep accounts with him. He also has a Large bucket Trade. Attorney Christy asked a lot of questions which were almost All denied. No Mill saloons need apply. Judge white�?1 have this to Lay to you or. Stoll that there has been a remonstrance wot a it me. Demonstrating against my granting a License to the four Aalo oos which Are nearest to Spang a Chalfants Mill. I Bare received no Merenz remonstrances from people living about the Mills in this City and letters inn Merible from their wives. Or. Stollz if you would Grant eight licenses instead of four each Boute would be mors orderly than it is now. J Edge White they will get Tbs Money any was. As it to. Four now get almost As much As eight get. The greatest necessity is pro ibo ton. If you would Only read the letters i get from the a Rives of Mill men pleading for gods Sake not to Grant these licenses you would not want one. Jacob Zieffert on entree Borough was asked Why be wanted a License. He answered "1 want to make a Quot is that Alir Quot then Call and that was All of or. Belf Fertz a examination. James Boyle Homestead Borough has been doing nothing for a year. He was one of the oldest Saloon keepers in Homestead. His Case will be considered. Theodore Bell eighth Avenue has a Saloon. H is receipts from his meals Are oot very Large. He is be farthest stray from any Mill or factory in Homestead and has the smallest custom Quot that is the greatest said his he was very candid in his statement. And will get Bis License again. Morris darts keeps a country store in Westmoreland county. A picture of the Eureka hotel tor which he was applying was produced As evidence. He made a Good showing and will Likely succeed. R Holt sixth Avenne. New has a Saloon. His receipts Are from no to 240 a Day and on saturday from 275 to 2100. He will Ukel again get his License. George Jeffreys West Street and fourth Avenue. Was refused a License last year and will a Bare a similar Fate this year. Taylor Lloyd. Amity Street does not have a License but May have one this year a he made a Good showing. George 1 Abler. Sixth Avenne wants to make a living in the Saloon business. He had better Bel into some business or be will starve As his Cense is very Uncertain. Peter Meyer eighth Avenne. Tried to keep a store last year but failed. He now wants to try to keep a Saloon. He trill not Likely have a Chance. J. W. O Brien sixth Avenne has been doing nothing for a rear. He save a can t get along very Well at that and would like to try the Saloon business his Case will he considered. He was All broken up. Anton l. Sneek. Eighth Avenne is a Man who has been All broken no be having his arms and legs broken on several occasions he does not Hare a License Bat skely will get one. John f. Schmitt Amity and sixth Avenne. Now has a Saloon. His average receipts Are from 235 to 240 a Day. Or will get his cease. Vincent Wasl Feski sixth Avenue withdrew his application last year. He runs a poolroom in Bis Bouse that settles his Case. He was advised to keep of with hit poolroom. Abraham Bailey Helsel Street was refused a License last year and has been working for a brewery. The brewery jul skely bars the Opportunity of signing him for another year. Stephen Bauer was represented by his wife. The Case will be considered. Thomas Connelly. Heisel Street did not go out until the eleventh Hoar for his Bondsmen and when be did go they were All engaged. His Case will be considered. Quot thank be. Your he remarked. Patrick Duffy did not apply last year a be had too Small a House. He has but one limb and Iran a to keep kit family. He stands a Good show of getting a cease. Roger Evans Dickson and sixth streets was refused a License last year. He came to the desk with two Large bundles. One contained a picture of his Bouse. The other contained the Register of his House. Mrs. M. Finch fourth Avenue is a widow. She was refuted a License last year. Her ease will he considered at least. W. H. Furlong has been running a billiard room for a year. He was refuted a License last year and will Likely be again refused this year. This Case concluded the Day s bearing. Attorney Christy gave notice that objections would be made against every Saloon in the second Ward. Homestead. The court will try and finish up Mckeesport severe Lewis suspended for 30 and two others for 99 years the ant1-p0wdbrly bands 8t0eipittsburg operators not afraid of Tbs a Blaine it 11 Coal demand 76 1-2 cents a ton w. T. Lewis the strongest anti Powderly Man at the last general Assembly and who Wai mentioned As Powderly a successor was in town yesterday. He is now Secretary of the miners National progressive Union and was in attendance at the convention of District no. 4, n. P. 0. Or. Lewis As stated in this paper yesterday was suspended by his local Assembly of the k. Of l. At Shawnee o., for 80 years. He was accused of belonging to a rival organization and asked to appear before the court of his local and answer the charge. In speaking of the charge he said of course i pleaded guilty sad the Case nut to the master Workman of my local he has the right to execute the findings of Tbs oort in suspension but in the Case of expulsion the matter Mutt go before the Assembly. If this bad been done i would still be a member of Tbs order unless i resigned. The master Workman exercised his authority and suspended me for 30 years two other members of my local were each suspended for 99 Yean i do not believe that ave of us will ask for reinstatement at the expiration of oar sentence. He denies the statement. I saw a statement in the do Batch this morning coming from messes Rea and we Thorn about the remarkable increase in membership of n. T. A. 135. It is almost too ridiculous to contradict. I have been All through the Hocking Valley Coal Fields which embrace Athena Perry and Hocking count Lea sad know 185 Bas not More than 500 members. There Are 000 miners la the Valley. And of this number fully 5000 Are members of the n. P. U. Our organisation Bas about 15000 members in the state of Ohio but not mors than 11,000 Are in Good a Landing. I Don t know much a boat the Pittsburg District. But i have got Money to put up that the knights of labor have not got More than 300 members. I cannot say Bow Many we have but i know ire Are getting stronger every Day. Or. Lewis then proceeded to scorch the knights of labor saying the preamble u a Hunch of inconsistencies. It declares against National Banka Robert watch Ora transacts All his Boti Nero through a National Bank at Columbus. When 1 Wae superintendent of the co operative mine in Indiana i received All my Money from Headquarters through a National Bank. The order is opposed to giving Charters to any corporations and the Only co operative ins Tita Toni in the name of the a of l. That Are successful a Monsu sulae he show Nvia rte a Famh Sites. Shawnee. Not bashful in their 8taxd. They declare against politics and yet pow Derly took the stump for Henry George. Thousands of enl Gnu Are Republican and one of the product of the party is the National banking system which la against the so called fundamental principles of the k. Of l. They declare in favor of Semi monthly and weekly payment of wages. The minor at the Yaanai Borg Minea. In Indiana Baa to strike for the enforcement of the Semi monthly pay and at present they have a a a Planck me Quot store. These mines Are owned by the Knizhn. And Are in charge of the general be Outtie Board. One of the fundamental principles declares la favor of eight hours. When a movement a Rea made to inaugurate it Powderly act his foot Down on it fundamental principles fundamental nonsense. When informed that Richard j. Fanning a member of the committee that Beard the Case of Watchorn very no Lewis had written a communication the substance of which is that Lewis is guilty although proven innocent or. Lewis said Quot Yon will Bear something drop later on r. J. Fanning it there is anything Lett of him after w. 8. Cappeller gets through with him. Any person Reading he decision and fanning a statement can judge for themselves. It it false and Stock companies Baring Charters from a and one of them is oar opera House Ata Flag m8play. A raw and Falos feature of the All Gheer Nichoel Jubilee. An entire new feature of the Allegheny school Jubilee in the Parka this rear will be the massing or grouping of All the flags presented to the various schools by the or. 0. A. M. Many of the schools bad flags of their own before these were received and the director who a organizing for Thia a nine display of the National Volore says it will be made the occasion of some general exercises of a patriotic character in which the or. 0. A. M. Will be invited to Back to 1tali. An adopted plan Sura i i lass grows tired my this Ceca try John Boney formerly connected with the hotel Duquesne with his family left last night for new York from which Point they will sail to Day for Italy. Or. Sonaty came to this country seven rears ago Irma the Northern part of the sunny land. He has grown tired of this country and concluded to go Beck to his former Home. Era tors and miners to a Board of arbitration Belt resolved. That it be the sense of the delegates to this convention As Lustre cts by oar constituents that the Price for Minina is tolf cents per ton from May 1,1mb, to april 80,1mb, but should the popular vote now using taken throughout Illinois Indiana and Ohio indicate any other desire then As would recommend that Tbs District and National officers of the National Progress is Union Secare the beet terms possible in line with the instructions from the aforesaid Stales. Be it resolved. That no mine in this District enter into any agreement with their operators for running rates for the coming year until the general result be Keown for the vote now being taken in this competitive District and in it resolved that we the representatives of the miners of Western Pennsylvania irrespective of organisation do deplore Tbs fight tar supremacy by rival organi Tationa and we do hereby request that this fight cease and the affairs of this District be governed by the National progressive Union. A favourable report. Captain c. L. Snowden president of the i Tuberg and new Orleans Coal company returned yesterday from a business trip Down the River. He reports Trade very Good but prices Are oot what is desired. This is the first favourable report received for Many and suicide. Domestic troelss Lead Peter a let to kill his child Ned thee cat Hows Throat a All the spite he g. Dietz who lived on Craig Street Oakland oot the Throat of his 3-year-old boy yesterday morning and then killed himself in the same manner. The bodies were found an hour or two later by Alderman Carlisle and his Constable. They had forced the door of the House open to arrest Dieta. It appears that owing to dome Solo troubles diets and his wife have not lived together for some time past his wife Lena has been employed As a Domestic at mrs. Colonel Ewing a resident. Diet tried to get her to return to him. 8he refused. He then wrote her such threatening letters that Sha feared for her life. He went to her father s Home on wednesday and after threatening Bis wife personally kidnapped one of her children taking it Home with him. He then swore he would kill the whole family unless Lena returned to live with him. The woman Saed her husband for surety of the peace before Alderman Carlisle. That was on wednesday. The warrant was not served until yesterday. Some people think the tragedy might have been averted if Dietz bad been arrested promptly. Mrs. Dietz Bas four other children. The family has Only been in this country a Short time coming from a Ernst inspectors. Presl dest Roberts and party will leave for Home to Day. The officials of the Pennsylvania Linea who Are in the City on their annual Spring inspection tour will leave for Home about 750 of Olock this morning. They will Board their special train and go on the Pitsburg Virginia and Charleston Road to red Stone Junction. They will then go Over the Southwest Branch to Greensburg and irom that Point Home via the main line. Yesterday they put in the Day about the City. They visited the site of the Ohio connecting Railroad company s Bridge at Neville station. They also went no the West Penn Road As far As Sharpsburg and returned to the City about 7 o clock. On the West Penn the matter of laying four tracks came no for discussion and the president Gate orders about continuing the Ork. It is the intention to make a four track Road from Allegheny City to Sharpe Borg. At present they Only extend is far East is Pino Creek. The movement of All through main line freight Over the West Penn from Allegheny to Blairville makes it necessary to have two tracks for the exclusive use of freight tray a knights of the t Hurt Pittsburg. Mesen Gabelin River operators Are met worrying Over to Blaine. Ferker Alger Cool concern. The report published in this paper yesterday that Blaine Foraker and Alger had purchased 19,000 acres of land in Tennessee and 7,900 acres of it were Good Coal lands was not a Surprise to Ope rat on Here. They did oot know however that the firm composed of three great men of the country intended to engage in the Coal holiness. It is intended to build a Railroad to the Tennessee River and float the Coal Down to new Orleans and Supply the Region a out of the Golf. Captain i. N. Benton of Joseph Walton amp co., in speaking of the matter yesterday said they Brill have an advantage Over the River Coal operators in the matter of transportation. It costs of 2 cents a Bosh to Send Coal to new Orleans while they can do it probably Lorl coot a Bushel. 1 Here not give the matter any thought and May be mistaken. Oar Coal however. A of Superior Quality and i do not be. Llerve the Competition from Thia new concern will affect us to any great extent. 1 understand they will ship to the Region South of the Golf and do not believe they will sell much Coal in naw Orleans. The Pittsburg and Southern Coal company has about 900 boats of Coal at new Orleans which will Supply the demand for fully a year. At Cincinnati and Louisville the Supply will last for six Mouths there Srill not Likely be any mining dons on the Moco Gabela River until fall. Captain w. W. O Neil one of the largest River Coal operators when asked for an opinion of the new competing Coal concern said Quot it done to scare me a bit. I do not believe they can transport Coal any cheaper than we can and on Coal Sells for a cent a Bushel More than Tennessee Coal. There Are a number of Low draw Bridges in the Tennessee River and the spans Are very narrow. I do not believe they can bring More than three barges Down at a time. On mines will not Likely Start no before fall As there is an in snal Supply of Coal Down the River. The report on april 1 showed there were Over 309 hosts at new Orleans and about 80 Are on their Secretary Richard Barrows of the Coal Exchange. Said he did not know much about the subject but he did not believe Tennessee Coal would injure the Pittsburg Coal Trade in Southern Portal rate fixed. The Pittsburg Railroad co i a Sierra decide be demand 78 1-2 coals for toe for digging an May 1. A the Railroad Coal Miner of the Pitts arg District irrespective of organization held a convention yesterday in knights of labor Hail on fifth Avenue to disease the wage question and fix a Price for mining from May 1 to april 30. There were 30 delegates present representing 60 Minea the majority of them a clog to the notional progressive Union some to the knights of labor and several represented mines that Are unorganized. John d. Conway presided and Alvin c. Patterson acted As Secretary. At the morning session a committee on resolutions was appointed and the sea Ion until noon was devoted to a discussion of the situation. At to Alt noon session the convention went into a committee of the whole and adopted the following resolutions Bioh fixes the Price of mining at 764 cents. W rang. The operator and mines at the interstate convention held at coi Ultras March 12-14. Incl Nave. Pm failed to agree upon a Price fur in inc front Mayl. 1889, the april 30, Istria. Tbs Canso for said disagreement being u demand by the operator for a reduction which we consider Mojo st and tor which in your opinion no Good reason eras Given at the interstate convention nor since and whereas the operators to said convention refuted the submit to difference Between of Betchers meet and nominate omers for the coming year. The regular meeting of the butchers a association was held last night in old City Hall. After the routine business had been disposed of and two new members initiated the nominations for officers were made for the ensuing year. The following names were suggested president. J. Wellstein first Vic president a Kalchthaler a Cood vice president one to elect. Frank Dietrich. John g. Bons Liener treasurer. William Hockenbery Gert financial Secretary j. F. Schmidt or. Corresponding Secretary. Ferd. Peters Board of directors. 12 to elect. Fred Greensr Alt k. Katz c. Becker Ferd. Molob. Hugh Galla Eber Phillip Rosa we. Schnabel we. Tap am John och Enhardt we. Selling. We. Deutch we. Pfeil. Adam Rob Schener l Fassbinder j. Popp. Adam Welland n. Marx r. Kaltreider. James dipper m. Hoffman j. Nausner. J. G. Herbster Alex. Dietrich. We. Kah Doller delegates to the National convention at Patriot Fred Green Salt c. Becker Hugh Gallagher. Fred Peters we Petera j. M. Wellstein j. G. his Gold. Hew a Allegheny newsboy victimised a Fanner. A Fanner named Carl Esworth just before boarding an electric car in Allegheny yesterday a Renlong at 7 of clock bought a paper from a newsboy and trusted him with a 10 Gold piece to get it changed. The boy never showed no again although Charles Worth waited three Quarter of an hour for him. He then reported the swindle to the police. The officer asked what paper he had gotten from the boy. Quot an afternoon paper Quot repeated the Granger. A then Yon paid 10 too much for it Quot said the officer. A if it had been the dispatch Yon would have gotten All your Money a Worth. Be Wise the next bribery defendants waive a hearing and give bail for trial at Conr defects in the Large crowd present expecting interesting developments. To change the wards. Boms talk Bat Little Etlea of the re distr Truog committee. The committee appointed to redistrict the City met yesterday afternoon at no. 96 Diamond Street a. F. Keating presiding. A. G. Howells desired the 8econd Ward line changed so As to embrace a portion of the Ward in the sixth Ward but was dismissed a the body could not act on Thia w. M. Ahl petitioned that a Small Block in the thirtieth Ward be thrown from the third to the first District for the convenience of voters. The first five wards will not be changed. A hebrew wed Dlag. The wedding of miss Rebecca Livingstone to or. David Solomon a wealthy new yorker took place last evening at the brides residence. No. 8 Congress Street. The Rev. Bernstein performed the ceremony in the Parl a which were hastily decorated with Flowers. After the ceremony the supper took place end lasted until about 10210, when dancing was begun and Eon tinned to a late hour. A Nong Toee present were the Mes Are. Dillinger miss Solomon or. Josiah Cohen or. Rex or. And mrs. A nooner or. And mrs. Abrams and or. A. Fink. Dales of seashore exc Ralens. The Pennsylvania Railroad has issued notice that hey will make a rate of 90 cents for the round trip for sunday school Exon Reloy to Idlewild this summer. Hey have also fixed the Date of the summer excursions to the seashore. They will be run on july 11 and 29, and August 8 and 22. The amt rate in last year will be Given. Tramped by a horse. Hugh Reid a policeman waa knocked Down last night at Canon and thirteenth Street by chief eve inf baggy while going to a fire. He waa picked of unconscious and was badly eat about the Floc and Pearson hangs to the Money the celebrated Allegheny Council manic bribery Case will be tried at the june term of Enort the attorneys for the defendant having waived a bearing before mayor Pearson yesterday afternoon. The bearing of the care was set for 4 o clock hot Long before that time politicians councilmen and pity officials began gathering at the mayor s office. Or. Parke did not put in an appearance. About 4 of clock Hon. Thomas m. Marshall and major e. A. Montooth the former counsel Lor r. B. Scandrett and the latter for William a. Hadfield. Major w. Moore and City solicitor Elphinstone were present in the interest of the prosecution. After the counsel had chatted on the merits of the Case for a while treating it As a joke the hearing began. Mayors clerk Hunneshagen read the information charging the defendants with corrupt solicitation in trying to induce councilman Ebbert to vote for Thomy a. Parke for chairman of common Conneil a hitch in the or. Marshall asked to look at the information when two trifling flaws were discovered. The mayor asked the attorneys for the defense to allow him to Correct the errors and his request was granted. On of them we in the spelling of or. Ebberts Christian name it having been abbreviated to jno., and the other we in the name of Thomm a. Parke the initial in the information being g. After or. Marshall had hurriedly glanced Over the information he said indignantly a i won t allow my client to go into court on this kind of an Quot Yon waive a hearing then for trial at the Jane term of court Quot queried the mayor. Or. Marshall replied in the affirmative and major Montooth said Quot ill do the same for my client or. a make out the Bond a Aid or. Marshall Quot and done to be particular As to the amount. I will go on my client s Bond in any the mayor Drew oat of his inside coat pocket the 900 used in the alleged attempted bribery and asked what disposition should be made of it major Moore promptly responded Quot Divide it no among the counsel of not dividing just hex. The mayor however decided to keep it until Tjie cases had Beed tried in Conral president William f. Trimble of the Allegheny poor Board signed a Bond in the sum of 1,000 for Hadfie Clde a appearance in Conral the crowd then quietly dispersed greatly disappointed at the turn affaire had take. All those present expected some Rich developments. Another solicitation ease May be developed the week. The councilman to whom the Money was offered declines to be a party to the transaction. He save the person who offered him the bribe plead with him to let the matter drop saying it would injure him in Bis business. He we again requested to make affidavit to the circumstances yesterday but of the f1shbrman. Petra i raw has said Marilan of the a babe of Moon Ben Izaak Watte and to Cosa Aro new oot of a to if the Oil excitement is to keep up much longer in this Keetion the boys trill soon be deprived of much fishing sport. On almost All the Small Rivulet of the county Oil Well Are bring sunk and where they make a a Trike the runs Are soon filled with sardine. The Oil in Bioh they Are of reserved however a not Olive nor even cottonseed but Petroleum and the flavor a disc rating to the uncultivated appetite. Even Moon ran which Fau babbled Over its pebbly Boa since a time Long before the Monod build Era lived a now Brilliant with the iridescent Sheen of a Petroleum scam sine Oil we struck on the Clever farm. It seems like profanation and will deprive the boy in that Section of their Supply of bait the run being a great Magazine of minnows for fishermen. It we also a great Stream for the training of infant Isaak Walton thirty years ago when a cent looked at Large a a Cartwheel to a boy he caught chubs with a Bent pin after getting some practice fishing in Bis Mother s rain barrel. Of late years the boy who Ronld not make the raise of a regular fishhook we poor indeed. Moon ran has always been a Good Stream for apprentice anglers As in its wildest moods it would scarce drown a 5-year-old, unless he were too stupid to eaten the Friendly overhanging . It to a Stream about which poets would have raved had the surrounding toil been favourable for their growth m its water flowed More gently than those of tweet Alton. Among its Green Braes and the Vale in whose bosom the Bright water meet is no sweeter than we the Sylvan Solitude of Moon run where the Raccoon competed with the Farmere boys in the can Tare of crawfish and chubs. It is a favorite ground for Coon haulers and the tracks of the procyon Lator May be found any warm Day in the Day washed no on its shores. Whether the Coon will find Petroleum sardines to its taste remains to be seen. Should they prove unprintable another of Allegheny county s industries will be swept away along with that of the kindling Wood manufacturer. Pei throes the Hill civil service examiner w. E. Morgan examined 23 males and 7 females yesterday in the United states court room applicants for office Nuder the Rivil service Rales. There were also seven applicant for positions in the mail service. The examination re not a Tough one by any Means. What is it ? it s this that for to Day and to Morrow Only we will sell a special lot of men s Fine suite in both cutaway and sacks at 10. They Are new Good of this seasons make f about 390 in Alland induce Fine Cheviot diagonals Cassimeris etc., elegantly made i and trimmed. We Only have to add that they Are strictly High Grade goods and 20 to 22 would be cheap for them. Ten dollars takes your Choice for the next Tiro Days Only. Avail yourself of Thia Liberal offer and if Yon done to want to Bay Call and inspect them for your own satisfaction. Our Low prices have made us popular and famous and we mean to continue with the food work. P. C., Cor. Grant and Diamond sis., Opp. The new Coart old landmark burned. The Glenwood Fork hotel destroyed by fire last ave eng. The old Glenwood Park hotel one of the oldest build tag in that part of the City located at the Corner of second Avenue and Renous Street we completely destroyed by fire last night. A deficiency of water Supply had much to do with the entire destruction of the nil dog. The Blaze started from a defective Fine about 7 20 o clock. The building we a two Story Frame containing 30 rooms and covering a space Loox 100 meet. It was built for a summer hotel in 1892, but was subsequently bought by the Catholic Church and became st. Michael s Seminary. The school was Eon tinned until shortly after the War broke out when it we Given no. It then became a monastery for a few rears after which it was reopened As a hotel by William Nash. He Only remained in it for a year when it was taken in charge by t. Nunson the present proprietor. The property is still troed by the Catholic Church being held it a said in the name of Bia Bop Nigg. Toe building is a Complete wreck. It we valued at 9,000 and we partially i Nan red. Done to fall be see them. Don t fail to Aee the Spring Stock of clothing at the Hub. See on boys and children a suits at 2, 2 90, 3, 3 90, 4, 4 90 and 9. Every snit guaranteed to be one fourth cheaper than can be found at any other store in the City. We Are showing the grandest Stock of men s sails and Spring overcoats at 7, 7 90. 8, 9, 10, 12 and 19 Ever placed on Sale by any firm in this country. Fine dress pants Wool at 1 79, 2, 2 90, 8, 3 90, 4 and 9. Fine balls and bats to All our boy customer to the Hub. Don t fail to Oril and see goods and prices at the Hub. Botox cloth Ixo House 439 Smithfield Street All engines engaged and another fire ockers be the heart of the City. While the department from for districts we at work on the sheriff fire an alarm was turned in from Box 24 caused by a Blaze in prices old poolroom on Diamond Street a a the engines in the pity were engaged and a Serios conflagration might have resulted. A sideboard in the building had caught fire in some manner. When assistant chief Coates arrived on the scene he condemned the police in round terms for not suiting out the fire themselves and he ragged the burning sideboard ont himself. He soon received assistance and the fire we extinguished with a loss of about 100. Railroad superintendents meeting the seventeenth Annoot convention the he held be new York on Hender. 0 the Railroad superintendent of this City have received notice for the seventeenth Arturi meeting of the association of North american Railroad superintendents to be held in network cite monday april 8. A. B. Starr division superintendent of the Pitta org fort Wayne and Chicago Road Srill Leava on sunday to attend the meeting. An assessment of 3 will be levied on All members. New officers will be elected and the report of committees on Roadway machinery and transportation will be read. R. M. Sully of new York is treasurer of the association and c. A. Hammond Secretary. A growing order. A division of the Board of Erin we organized at a Scyville yesterday by Patrick Dolan c. D., of Whin ten county. The organization is growing. A few Days ago a division was started in Fayette county by r. J. Baker c. At the Levville meeting 47 names were enrolled and m Many More Are expected to join when they meet again. Crashed on the Cable. Arthur Boid aged 12 years was ran Over by a Cable oar near brads Street yesterday evening and had both leg crushed. % whet is it it s this that for to Day and to Morrow Only we will sell a special lot of men s Fine salts in both eat away and sacks at 10. They Are new Goodof this season s make about 390 a Alland include Fine Cheviot diagonals Cassimeris etc., elegantly made and trimmed. We Only have to add that they Are strictly High Grade goods and 20 to 32 would be cheap for them. Ten dollars take your Eunice for the next two Dan Only. Avail Yonneff of this Liberal of Flor and if Yon done to rant to Bay rail and inspect them for your own satisfaction. On Low prices have made us popular and Lamont and a mean to continue with the Good work. P. c. O., Cor. Grant and Diamond its., Opp. The new court House. What is it it a this that for to Day and to Morrow Only we will aril a special lot of menus fins snits in both cutaway and sacks at 10. They Are new goods of this season s Mettke a about 390 in Alland include Fine Cheviot diagonals Cassimeris etc., elegantly made Ana trimmed. We Only have to add that they Are strictly High Grade goods and 20 to 22 would be cheap for them. Ten dollars takes your Choice for the next two Days Only. Avail yourself of this Liberal offer and if Yon done to want to Bay Call and inspect them for your own Metis faction. On Low prices sve made As popular and famous and we mean to continue with the Good work. P. C., Cor. Grant and Diamond its., Opp. The new court House. The greatest Carina ill be Tawe and it costs you nothing to see it the Cable Cash car at the Peoples store running at Speed All the time. It is a pretty and novel sight Well Worth a visit to this Mammoth store. Campbell amp Dick or 83, 89, 87 and 89 fifth Avenue. I lasers gee ranted. Not for 3, 6 or 9 months but for 4, 5 and 6 years is the guarantee we place on our baby carriages. They Are warranted perfect Mann facture and we will replace any time free of charge any possible defective parts. J. G. Laue by a toy House sir 620 Liberty Street kid Glove bargain 2,400 dozen on own importation at 68c, 79o, 89c, 1. 1 25 Best for the Money anywhere at Rosenbaum amp co s. Bio bargains in ladies stockinette and cloth jackets at Kan Manns to Day and tomorrow 3 will boy Roar Choice from a Beautiful line in All colors. Black Silks the great values we Are offering at 1 a cd. In Ros Grain a Mare Surah Rhadames Mer Villeux faille Frao Eaise Pean de some and Satin Luxor cannot be excelled. He flu hears amp Hacks. Lace certain al All Klade from the richest Brussels to the plainest Nottingham at rates which make ready Mies. Portieles and draperies a great demand. Fullest and most Complete Stock at the Peoples store. Campbell amp Dick Vrr 83, 85, 87 and 89 fifth Avenue. 8�hi wrap Arias Jacht is immense Choice from the cheapest no to 25. On Price cd not fail to please Yon. Rose Baum amp co. Year old wrae Leeks aha by. Replenish at the Peoples store. Every lady can be fitted from the largest to the a Mallet thousands of jackets Coats jerseys etc., at prices to meet every parse. Campbell amp Dick or 83, 85, 87 and 89 fifth ave. By cycles safety tricycles velocipede express wagons wheelbarrows Goat Carta Lawn swings etc., at j. G. Leuer s toy Honse 620 Liberty Street map our lace entrain department offers a Zeciri inducement to those who contemplate purchasing mis Spring both in variety of assortment and reasonableness of Prtela All qualities from 65c to 75 per pair. Mwt80 humus amp Hacks. Popular prices be Carpeta. Since on reopening at the old location we have been thronged with Cut to men selecting from on Superb Stock. Anything to cover a floor from a rag carpet or the Kitchen to the most mostly Wilton for the parlor be on View and the scale of prices astonishes All comen boy now a the advantage u All on your Side. Campbell amp Docx or 83, 85, 87 and 89 filth Gould s son. The see rat ref the Clettea Belt a see three a the clap. Edwin Gould Secretary of the st Lonia Arkansas and Texas Railroad a Cotton belts line passed through the Eity last night on his Way to new York. Or. Gould 1 a son of the great financier who although Hii Christian name la Jay he a Sot a hayseed by any mean. The Young Man did not travel As would be expected in a special private car but contented himself with an Ordinary lower berth in oat of the new York Alee Pera he a about 27 years of be with a few bristle on the Side of Hia race which look m though be were making Abloff at raising Side whisker. A dresses very plainly nod greeted the reporters quite affably and in response to the Rapo tonal Chestnut raid a i have just been ont on on Road on the Enn Nal Spring inspection end am now re turning to my Headquarters in new York. The Railroad Bini near in to com and the Southwest is very Good indeed and the indications Are that the coming season Srill not witness much of a falling off. From what i have been Able to see i think the business this summer will be quite an improvement Over last years and will show largely increased earnings. On Road will not make any improvements of note this Spring. There it a general disposition on the part of Railroad managers All Over the country to keep Down expenses for awhile. We Are All the time doing something though in me Way of track repairs and fixing up on rolling Stock. The a Cotton belts system new numbers 1,224 Miles in Missouri Arkansas Louisiana and a it we reported Here a Short time ago that year father s Road the Missouri Pacific had gobbled the a Cotton Belt Are there any negotiations now going on that would indicate that such would turn ont to be the Case a a no fir that we a mistake. There we nothing in the report at the a Graza Chase a the rat a Patao cheap. Our Ware rooms Are now crowded with a Large number of second hand pianos taken in part pay for Hardman Krakauer and other instruments of the most celebrated maker in America. We want to Clear these ont i Flat any n Uto make room for on Spring Stock of new pianos which Are constantly arriving and to get them sold at once we will offer them at unparalleled Low Price and easy terms. Many of these Are excellent instruments and have been put in first rate order and for Moet every purpose trill answer As Well As new ones. For those rho wish to provide their families with a piano and who do not wish to put a big sum in one Here la a rare Chance to get a big bargain. The prices Range from 50 to 200. They will be tarnished on eur monthly payment if so desired. Call soon so is to get the Choice of the lot open until 9 of clock on saturday evenings. Mellor Schoewe 77 fifth Avenue. De Yee know where the get Ortea Ariasa go to me people s store the department a overflowing with novelties More elaborate than Ever. Applique braids Gold thread braid embroidered flannel tinsel braids Paloona and everything Lovely in passement eries and fringes All at moderate Oost. Campbell amp Dick or 83, 89, 87 and 89 fifth eve. Fancy dress goods plaids checks stripes and i Debanda we show in Large variety m a specimen value we mention a line of handsome plaids Worth and usually a old for 1, at 75c a Yard. My spa Caus amp Hacks. Oar Battaya Buck. The Peoples store make a specially a this line. Every Grade from the most simple inexpensive Button to the More stylish and costly example in this line. For novelties see on buttons. Campbell amp Dick a or 83, 89, 87 and 89 fifth ave. Not Eltris and bargains in Black goods the choicest Spring and summer Tabrici from the Best foreign manufacturers. On 46-in. Wide 90o Cashmere positively the Best value Ever shown at the Price. A Wren humus amp Hacks. Ladies wishing to Bay children a dresses should attend Kaufman special bargain a ale to Day and to Morrow. Sites from 3 to 12 Price from 98c to 10. A big saving guaranteed on every on. Mrs. A bundt says for Honse cleaning Bay a Calico wrapper 00c to 1 dusting Caps 13 pc ,25e infants cloaks slips etc., at reduced prices this week. Busy Bee hive Cor. Sixth and Liberty. Kid Glove bargain 2,400 dozen on own importation at 68c, 75c, 89c, 1. 1 29 beat for the Money anywhere at Rosenbaum amp co a s afe for a children. Kidd b kiddos cough cough syrup. Syrup. Buy Fri try Iti Only 25 cents. Perfection of fit. Our new kid our new kid our new kid on new kid on new kid on new kid it Jur new kid oar new kid our new kid oar new kid on new kid oar new kid on new kid our new kid oar new kid oar new kid of new kid of new kid on new Kul on new kid our new kid on now kid on new kid our new kid of new kid on new kid our new kid of new kid oar new kid of new kid gloves. Gloves. Gloves. Gloves. We gloves. Gloves gloves. Gloves gloves. Gloves. Gloves. Gloves. Gloves. Gloves. Gloves gloves gloves. I mini by web gloves. Glovest. Flonz gloves. G loves. Gloves gloves. Gloves. Loves. Gloves. T. T. Brothers 109 Federal Street,6as companies fight. Be Weekley Pew Leb a los the Bravar from hot cameos their a a ill Rotthe Perl the fight Between the Independent no nral o11 company and the Ohio Valley company at Sewickley a still going a and the result i that the people a Sewickley Are getting the Gas cheaper than the Tunal rate for Yael in Allegheny a panty. Or. Herbst the president Efth Independent company made yes urday afternoon the following statement regarding the trouble saying the Ohio Valley so pet Laboured oads the ides that they were Haring a monopoly of the go by Laos m on Borough nod to it a Nat showing them that it cannot to Dona. To be seat notice to their Consumers last weekend requested them to have their contracts renewed by saturday night or expect the bar their Gas shut off. When the people did not pay any attention to their threat the company Bent about 100 Coas Mere off last sunday night and the rest were ant off of monday morning. The consequence was that Sewich Ley tras a pretty cold place on monday More my. And when the ladle could not get soy bet water to do their washing they naturally worn in Arma against the go people. We then went immediately the work got a tin pip6 we could buy and Laid it nil Over tim place. Wear entre a applying Ait we can Ontl we get More Ploe and Wear doing it not so enrich the Stockb Thiers of on company but to accommodate the people we have Only on Welt Bat it k a Good one Ana 1 think the Ihlo Valley people will have to find another Field to get and of their a. Of company supplies Thepe Opl for half the amount the Allegheny Healing compar charged last you. We Are not Antione to make 25 per rent on oar invested Cpl taxi. We Are satisfied with 8 per cent and furnish the Pom pie the go a a convenience. A Saint or color. The three Hundredth Aamli Vertory of la Benedict the Hoar. Yesterday waa the three Hundredth anniversary of the death of st Benedict or m he a often called a the Moor a being the Only Dolored Catholic Saint on the Ealend. He we canonized by Pic Vii on May 34, 1807, and a highly esteemed by the a order of the holy Goei Quot which is devoted to the furtherance of the Dolored people s . Horne j cd 5 Penn Avenue stores make your selections now lace curtains heavy curtains Portieles and draperies curtain Mataro ais by the Yard 15c a finest qualities. Naw valour curtains just meet Rod. New velour table and Plano Cavara new Cre tonnes and furniture cow Eringa. Pillows and Bol Etera regular Teea and special sizes to order promptly. Of lace Stock is an sew this Spring s importations a a pair so finest Brusela Point. We make estimates of High Decora. Lag for interiors equal to any to the country. Out curtain room is Large and Well lighted and customer receive prompt attention. A the latest styles of printed bilks a fast u they com out tor fancy work and Euh curtain Ora new styles in upholstery fringes Gimps and Sash curtain loops Send a you order now for any Hind of drapery work which will Reo Etro sat Best . Horne k Penn Avenue stores Allegheny. Al a two

Search All Newspapers in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Advanced Search

Search Courier

Search the Pittsburgh Dispatch Today with a Free Trial

We want people to find what they are looking for at NewspaperArchive. We are confident that we have the newspapers that will increase the value of your family history or other historical research. With our 7-day free trial, you can view the documents you find for free.

Not Finding What You Were Looking for on This Page of The Pittsburgh Dispatch?

People find the most success using advanced search. Try plugging in keywords, names, dates, and locations, and get matched with results from the entire collection of newspapers at NewspaperArchive!

Looking Courier

Browse Newspapers

You can also successfully find newspapers by these browse options. Explore our archives on your own!

By Location

By Location

Browse by location and discover newspapers from all across the world.

Browse by Location
By Date

By Date

Browse by date and find publications for a specific day or era.

Browse by Date
By Publication

By Publication

Browse old newspaper publications to find specific newspapers.

Browse by Publication
By Collection

By Collection

Browse our newspaper collections to learn about historical topics.

Browse by Collection

NewspaperArchive FAQs

Looking for more information? If you’re not ready to talk to a representative, here are some frequently asked questions to help you determine if institutional access to Newspaper Archive is for you and your institution.

Newspapers allow readers to step into the life and times of past decades and centuries from all over the world. Not only do they have interesting and unique articles and photos, but they also have advertisements, comics, classifieds, and more.
The NewspaperArchive collection can be searched several different ways - advanced search, browse, and publications. The advanced search offers filters to narrow your search for more precise results.
NewspaperArchive’s collection of newspapers boasts more than 85% unique content compared to other newspaper sites. In addition to big city newspapers, we have a wide variety of newspapers from small towns that hold a wealth of information about day-to-day life. Our collection dates back to 1607!