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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 1 April 1889

-". v. "? " r - THE , PITTSBURG DISPATCH, MONDAY, APPJL 1, 1889' ' , B M - , , "'jM - JJ .... ..-. -. i 1 1 i in i - i !-. H AQUIETJiOFMEN. The Knights of Labor Members of the Legislature, 43 in 2 umber, DO VERY LITTLE LOUD TALKLNG, But Thej Accomplish No Less Work Be cause of Their Eeticence. SOME OP THE LABOR LEGISLATION tFEOM A STAIT COKKXKFOKDKST.l Hakbisbubo, March 31. The 43 Knights of Labor in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives do not go about proclaim ing themselves. They are for the most part a quiet lot of men, with little to say except when there is real need, for talk. "When there is, they are heard from in a quiet, business-like way. They are in complete harmony with the policy of the able Knights of Labor Legislative Committee that has been working patiently and persistently since shortly after the opening of the session. The work of. tHis committee is something positively unique in the annals of labor leg islation, or rather of labor efforts for legis lation. I...

Publication Title: Pittsburg Dispatch
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 1 April 1889

COULM'TENDIT Ike "Weir and Frank Murphy Eight 80 Bounds and ! THE BATTLE IS POSTPONED. Murphy Badly Tunished and the Spider's Hands Fail. GOSSIP ABOUT THE BALL PLATERS. Brooklyn Makes a End Offer to the Rev York Club. GEKEKAL SPOETIKG R EWS OP THE DAT Frank Murphy and Ike "Weir, the "Bel fast Spider," met in the fistic arena yester day morning at Kont, Ind., to fight for the featherweight championship of the world. After fighting SO rounds the battle was postponed until some time not later than Tuesday. The battle at stages was a des perate one. and in the early part of it "Weir punished Murphy terribly. The former's hands, however, became damaged and he declined to stand fairly up to his man. Murphy proved himself to be an extremely game man. IPrDCIAI. TELEGRAM TO THE DISPATCH. Chicago, March 31. It may safely be b&idsthat one of the gamest battles that has been seen for a long time took place this morning between Ike "Weir, the "Belfast Spider," and Frank Murphy.of London, En ...

Publication Title: Pittsburg Dispatch
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 1 April 1889

-J r THE PITTSBXJEG DISPATCH, MONDAY, APEIL 1, 1889., The Pennycomequic-ks Written for THE DISPATCH by S. BARING GOULD,- Authorof"lEHAI.AH.""COURT ROYAL,""JOHX HEEEIKO," "THE GAVEHOCKS'ETO SYNOPSIS OF PRKCEDING CHAPTERS. ilrs. Sidebottom, and her sou, Captain Pennycomequick, arc unable to live In the stvle they wish on their income of 400, and speculate on the probable fortune they may receive on the death of Mrs. bidebottom's half brother, Jeremiah Pennycomequick, The Utter Is in love -nith his niece, Salome Cus-worth, vi ho lives withblm Jeremiah Pennycomcnulck, while walking at midnight, is overtaken by a flood fn-m a bnrsted resert olr. lie and another man, who is half-clad, seek refuge In a hut, and Jeremiah wraps bis coat around his companion. Alter the flood subsides a -body is found which is identified bv the card case in the coat pocket as that of Jeremiah Pennycomeaulck. Phillip Penny comequick is telegraphed for and arrives. A will Is found making Salome Cusworth her uncl...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 1 April 1889

I I i ii i, ,.. .I.,.. ii , attii i ,,, i . .m r-tf AN AGE OF CONTRASTS Dr. De Witt Talmase Delivers an Able Discourse in Kansas Gity on THE DIVISK FORCES OF 5AT0KE. Storms, Epidemics, Christianity, Education and Invention. WONDERS OP DISASTER AXD BLESSING. rertCIAL TELECKA1I TO THE DISrATCII. 1 Kansas Cixr, ilarch 31. The Eev. T. De "Witt TaJiaage preached a sermon here to-day on "Wonders of Disasters and Bless ing," his text Deing, "I -will show wonders in the heaven and in the earth." Joel ii, 30. He said: Dr. Cnmmings great and good man would hare told us the exact time of the fulfillment of this prophecy. As I stepped into his study in London on my arrival from Paris just after the French had surrendered at Sedan, the Good doctor said to me: "It is just as I told yon about France; people laughed at me because I talked about the seTen horns and and the vials, but 1 foresaw all this from the Book of Daniel and the Book of Revelation." Not takinc any such responsibility in the int...

Publication Title: Pittsburg Dispatch
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 2 April 1889

HHprajp'fB' v PBHH? W? jt-t ' ;& t"' !SRf'lWlfv. vSfc , "'"" " '"HBHBiK i': " PJMP19HIH v-z Lrstwn jr ..'-- -- - p'wwr; - r - 7-3? -smnh Who has a good article to sell, and who adver tises rigorously and libcrallj. Advertising is truly the life of trade. All enterprising and judicious advertisers succeed. FORTY-FOURTH YEAH. DISCONTENT GROWS The Senate Continues to Find 1 Flaws in the President's Appointments. ONE POSTMASTER REJECTED And (he American Congress ferees Kot at all Liked. Con- THEIR CONFIRMATION IS 'POSTPONED. Senator Frye Snys Onto One of Them Is Fit to Servo In Such a Commission HaUtcnd'a Friends Want Ilini Ap pointed Minister to Germany During the Recess The Totes of Senators From the New States Might Confirm Him Harrison Badly Troubled About the Party Break Steve Dorscy in Iho Damps Over a Territorial Appointment Conkiins's TJtlca Friends Also Criti cise the Administration., Yesterday's executive session of the Sen ate was almost as interesting as were those durin...

Publication Title: Pittsburg Dispatch
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 2 April 1889

)H0JslPMNHHHHflHHHHMHflHflMH L 2 ' TSE -PlTTSBTntG- s DISPATCH, TUESDAY, APETL 2, 1889. , . , ,.'''' ' f ' M " I - . ' i ' . Tg RAPID TRANSIT SURE Tor the People of Allegheny, Who Will Soon Bide Electrically. PBESIDEKT M'CKEEBT BACK AGAIN With News of a Magnificent Transformation of the Pleasant Tallcj Line. ALL TO TAKE PLACE BEFORE WLSTEE Tempus pecunia est, and though rich men may ride in chaises poor men refuse to go afoot by a Ions chalk nowadays, and they must ride rapidly. Among savages the tribes that hare reduced the horse to sub jection are conquerors; but the noble ani rsal's powers are not equal to the strain the demands of high-pressure life impose. The horse must go as a street car motor and if he could reason he would say "Amen." The "Pleasant Valley Street Kail way Com pany has decided to dispense with its horses and use electric power. A committee, of which Mr. William McCreery was one, has spent a considerable portion of the past winter examining all sorts of applia...

Publication Title: Pittsburg Dispatch
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 2 April 1889

.THE PITTSBTJBG- DISPATCH, TUESDAY, APEIL' 2; .1889'. THREATS TP STRIKE. The Roughers and Catchers in Roll ing Mills Want More Wages. .ADVAXCE OP ABotT 50 PER CENT. 500 Men Thrown Idle at Jones iLansMins' .Puddling Mill. THE GKIST OF THE INDUSTRIAL MILL The roughen and catchers employed in the Tarious iron mills in this city and vicin ity are going to ask for an advance in wages. If they do not get it they claim they -will inaugurate a strike that will extend to every mill here where iron is rolled. A meeting of all the roughers and catch ers in this district has been called for the 14th inst. in Salisbury Hall, Twelfth street, Sonthside. To those who are working in 10-inch mills and lower the meeting is most important Some of the men who were in strumental in having the call sent out say the advance to be asked for will he 50 per cent. They do not expect to get so much, but think they will be able to make a com promise. The advance is to be asked for through the Amalgamated Associa...

Publication Title: Pittsburg Dispatch
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 2 April 1889

"a V -.?: k ft r, ESTABLISHED FEBRUARY 8. 1818. X'ol.H Xo M. Entered at Pittsburg rostofflce, November 11, 1837, ai second-class matter. Business Office 97 and 99 Fifth Avenue. News Booms and Publishing House .75, 77 and 70 Diamond Street. Average clrcnlntlon of the dolly edition of The Dispatch for six months ending March 1, lbS9, 27,988 Ceples per Isaac Average- circulation of the Snnday edition of The Dispatch for Fcbraary. 1SS9, 45,144 Copies per Issne. TERMS OF THE DISPATCH. , POSTAGE TREE IX TUE BMtID STATES. DAILY DISPATCH. Onecarv t 8 00 DATLT DisrATCH, Tcr Quarter 2 00 Daily DisrATCH, One Month TO Daily DisrATcn, Including bandar, one rear Daily DisrATcn, Including feunday, per quarter 25a Daily Dispatch. Including feunday, one month SO ECXDAY Disfatcii, oneyear I 50 ekkly Dispatch, one year 1 25 TitE Daily Disfatcii is delivered by carrier at 15 cents per week, or Including the Sunday edition, at 20 cent, per week. PITTSBURG, TUESDAY. APR. 2, 1SS9. SO PERSONAL ISSUE. The c...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 2 April 1889

5" r'TV THE PITTSBUKG TUSPATCH,, TUESDAY," "APKHj 2, - 1889.' A BUMMG BEIDGE Precipitates a Baltimore and Ohio Train Into the Stream Below. TWO MEltrEKISH IN THE FLAMES. Several of the Train Hands Make Their Es cape by Jumping. ALL THE iiEWS FK01I XEAK-BI TOWNS ISIXCIAI. TELEGRAM TO TUB DISPATCn.l Wheeling, April 1. One of the most disastrous wrecks ever occurring on the line of the Baltimore and Ohio road happened 'about 2.30 o'clock this morning at the bridce across Hart's run, fire miles from Cameron, in Marshall county. .Freight train "o SS, in charge of Conductor "Will iam Dean and Brakeman "Bud" "Very.with Enirneer Dominick Kelly and Fireman John Chaddock in the cab, was running west at about 25 miles an hour. Just east of the bridge over Hart's run is a sharp curve, and as the train rounded this. Engineer Kelly, looking ahead, saw the bridge was a mass of flames. Eealizing that ho was too close to hope to stop his train, the engineer pulled the throttle wide open in the deter...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 2 April 1889

Bp w gr7F r rFMPJlTOHHMPjjHflflWWlHl s HOTWABMED UPYET Horace and His Men Beaten on a Cold Day. GALVIN STOPS A SHUT-OUT. The Ked-Legs Sized Up Conway's Speedy Curves. JOM WARD CHAKGES HIS MIND. McClelland Offers a Big- Start to Eidge and ailirk. GEXEEAL SPOETfliG SEWS OP THE DAT Pittsbnrg's admired aegrejration of ball players played their first game of this year yesterday at Cincinnati. They met the enemy on the lattei-'s own ground and suf fered a somewhat decisive but not inglori ous defeat. The weather was wretched, the grounds bad and the fieldinp of Pittsburg's representatives shaky. "Gentle Jeems," as of yore, loomed up with the stick and saved his colleagues from a shut out. He pitched extremely well. Conway's speed was sized up. Jjauer did excellent work. The teams play again to-day. ISFZCIAI. TELEOBASI TO THE DISPATCH.l CINCINNATI, April 1. The weather 3 "-" "- " KV V unnt lor tne game be- 'J I a .1 jv..: ...: . j luccu lac uiumuuaiia fff J T:ii-l. au -s kuu .tikiauurirg. ...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 2 April 1889

mwp? m.sriTTVf f -v? T.. X THE PITTSBUBG' DISPATCH, TUESDAY, APKEL 2, 1889.. i- .'COMMERCIAL REVIEW. Farmers ana Middlemen Still in the Dumps Over Trade. EXPENSES WIPIKG OUT PK0F1TS. Sugar Goes np, Flour Down, Spot Coffee Holding Its Own.' TEA TRADE UNUSUALLY ACTIVE Ofi-ice or Pittsburg Dispatch, ) Monday. April 1, lbS9. J A summary of trade features for the week and month just closed recalls few feat ures that are satisfactory in grain and uroduce lines, either to the fanner or mid dleman. It is the aim of the domestic market column daily to show up the feat ures of the trade, especially the .bright features, when there are any to show up, tut it is hard to find either produce, live stock orprain dealers who talk cheerfully of the situation or outlook. The following from one of our leading produce commission merchants is a fair sample of the daily complaint one bears all along the line: "In a few cases where farmers have shipped me stuff this season they will suffer absolute loss, ...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 2 April 1889

we a-s s.s i i " 'i J- - i -i - - i - 5 r I w WHO THESE MEN ARE. A Seaman's Opinion of the Samoan Disaster and a Description OP THE BEfAVE GUKBOAT CAPTAINS The Perfumed Barline of the Ballroom and the Tankee Tar. WHAT MIGHT HAPPEN IN CASE OP WAR Scientific, naval and Government experts lave almost gone wild in trying to explain just how and why it is the American and German ships went to pieces in Samoan waters with inch fatal results. Thev have claimed old age, inefficient seamanship, and even actual carelessness, but they have all evidently been wide of the mark judging by the. statement of a naval officer now in Pittsburg. This gentleman explains the disaster in a natural and easy way understood by even the most hopeless "land-lubber.'. As a'graduate of Annapolis jn the class of '54, he at one time or another served on each of the American ships for a time, and he flatly contradicts the statement that they were tubs and clumsy to handle. He says as late back as 'SO they rode seas...

Publication Title: Pittsburg Dispatch
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 3 April 1889

- . FIT utheutieot v'lrf Fks V' (t vr " ' ' '"W. H. - . 3d. . Rav Friuarri Fvarott Uata 'I -' ".!9 Is the title of A. 3NTEW STOBY written forTHE DisrATCH liv Rev. Edward .Everett Ilalc Tbe openlns chap ters will appear in next Sunday's Dispatch. Wtcjl ispatch. - .- -w ,--, I , Re-aVitr-r" ' m rOKTY-FOTJBTH TEAR Bold Explorer Stanley, in the Face of Great Peril, Cuts a Path Through THE WILD AFRICAN JUNGLE. Hostile Natives, Mutinous Men, Star vation and Sickness Only A FEW OP THE. HANI DIFFICULTIES. All Obstacles Sonnonnted, and Lake Nyanra Reached Many of the Party Fcriib by the Way Several Shot by Poisoned Arrow The Explorer Forced to Pot Others to Death for Disobedience Stanley Himself Stricken With Illness The Meeting With Emln Pasha Plans for the Fnttsre. Henry M. Stanley has been heard from at last The explorer writes a letter from the very heart of the Dark Continent. He gives full details of his Jong and weary march to Lake Nyanza. The party -was en gaged in an almost continna...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 3 April 1889

VE " grfl -T '".Tl f T r i v f TIN ON ABIE SCALE, P.E Laufman,tlie Iron Master, to Form a Company. $1,000,000 TO BE INVESTED. They Are Waiting for the Senate Tariff Bill to Pass. ME. OUTER'S COMPARATIVE RATES K "Work on the Great Ohio River Bridge to be Commenced Shortly. THE BRICKJIAKERS' KEW WAGE SCALE P. H. Laufman, President of the Apollo Iron and Steel Company, of this .city, left yesterday afternoon for New York city to further the arrangements of the organiza tion of an immense tin plate concern to be located near this city, "he capital stock of the company will be $1,000,000, and the es tablishment, with the exception of Mr. Laufman, will be owned and managed by If ew York capitalists. Mr. Laufman, whose sheet iron mill is at Apollot, juit the manufacture of tin plate about 12 years ago, when the tariff was re duced so low that the "Welsh product could be sold in this city and country cheaper than it could be made here. Since then all efforts to hare the tariff increased so ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 3 April 1889

X Tfv -? rv.vg z-j.J.'1 jA-s x? f3' THE PITTSBURG- DISPATCH, "WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3, - 1889. mm HARDLYJNLINE YET, The PittsT)urgs Yery Badly Beaten l)y the Beds. MOBBISGETSADBUBBING. Staley Also Proves an Easy Target for the flamfatters. MEETIXG OF LOCAL AMATEURS. Johnny Ward Definitely Eefuses to Go to Washington. GEXEEAL SPOETIKG KEWS OP THE DAT Evidently Pittsburg's chosen exponents of the national game have not struck their gait yet They -were very badly beaten yesterday at Cincinnati. Their playing was bad, and Morris and Staley were bat tered right and left. The contest was one sided. IEFXC1AX. TEX.SGRAX TO THE DISPATCH, j CINCINNATI, April 2. The gentle men Leaguers from Pittsburj, were massa Jcfcd this afternoon in a w r .. crowd, numbering UVCl -(VW. J.UK iciu "- "- trpw TimniicAil o lor- son in the art of ball playing by Horace Phillips' boys, but they did the teaching themselves. In the last inning Pittsburg went to pieces, and the score, which was one-sided at best, jumped ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 3 April 1889

rfv ' " . H z i t j,r " 2s; " v -" -v. HgjwS"tv YmsT " " lJ&- 8b- I- Mje B$pfofr ESTABLISHED FEBRUARY 8; 1848. Vol. H So 55, Entered at PittsbargPostom.ee, November 14, 1SS7, u second-class matter. Business Office 07 and 99FlfthAvenue. News Rooms and Publishing' House 76, 77 and 79 Diamond Street. Average circulation of the dolly edition of The DUpatch for alx mootba ending March 1.1SS9, 27,988 Copies per Issue. Average circulation of the Sunday edition of The Dispatch for February, 1SS9, 45,144 Copies per Issue. TERMS OF THE DISrATCH. rOSTAGE FBEE IX THE TOOTED STATES. Daily DisrATcn. One Year .. 8 00 DAILT DibrATCH, Per Quarter , 2 00 DAnvr DtsrATCH, One Month....!..... TO DAILY DisrATCH, including bandar, on year 10 00 DAILY DISPATCH, including Sunday, per quarter. SSO DAILT Dispatch, including Sunday, one month. 90 Sunday Dispatch, oneyear. SM eekly Dispatch, one year 1 3 The Daily Dispatch Is delivered by carriers at IB cents per -week, orincludingtheSundayeditlon, at 20 ce...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 3 April 1889

3PA S " JET jpP? - . . ' ,- . SfflH IS "V ' . - ' ?3M fft '" ,. - , . 33m tfHE PTrTSBttrM DISPATOH, "WEDtfESDAX AP&LL 3, il89. ' I J m ' : : i : r- ' : . ' . :m'M A PIOKEERTIPSTAFF Passes Peacefully Away After Over Haifa Century of Service. DEATH OF GOOD OLD JOHN C. SMITH, Who Walked Into rittsburg and Got a Job in 1S29, and Stayed. THE TEEMIMT10X OP A A'OTABLE LIFE John C. Smith, who has been tipstaff in the Pittsburg courts for over 50 years, died at 530 o'clock last night at his residence, Ingram, Pa. Six weeks ago last Friday he was stricken with paralysis of the heart, and the day be fore he went home from his post of duty in the Court of Quarter Sessions. Prom the very first Dr. Foster had no hopes of his re covery; but at times he again rallied. Even after a combination Of diseases of the kid neys had developed he rallied, and until the last moment of his life he displayed wonder ful physical powers. He passed away as peacefully as though going into a sleep, surrounded by...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 3 April 1889

-''V'- ,JT3 & N PARNELL'STIMNOW. Sir Charles Eussell Opens the Case in an Eloquent Address. THE GOVERNMEKT IS ARRAIGNED. General Boulanger is BelieTed to HaTe Hastily Fled From Paris, IK OEDEE TO ATOID COMIKG AEEEST. The Members cl.tbe Patriotic Leaffne Assert Their Innocence of Treason. The Parnell Commission resumed its sit tings yesterday. Sir Charles Russell opened the case in behalf of the Irish leader. A sensation has been caused by the report that General Boulanger has fled from Paris to avoid arrest. The members of the .Patriotic League were arraigned in court. The State Council of Holland has asked for X- a regency. 1BT CABLE TO THE DISPATCH.: I-Ondox, April 2. Copyright The Parnell commission court was crowded to day to hear Sir Charles Eussell's opening speech for the Irish members. The speech is destined to be historical and to take the highest rank in the annals of forensic ora tory. The impeachment of the Times was a magnificent piece of indignant and sarcastic elo...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 3 April 1889

"jTKrV' TTi ? v-!- n. . THE PITTSBUBG DISPATCH, "WEDNESDAY, APEIL 3, 188fV - .T T4 J IN A BUSINESS WAT. Promising Outlook for Trade at Uncle Sam's Warehouse. FOREIGN CIGARS IN GOOD DEMAND. Harness leather Moving Freely and Prices Down to Bard Pan. BIDIKG SADDLES HATING A BOOM Office of Pittsbubg Dispatch, 1 Tuesday. April 2, 1889. J The first quarter of 1889 shows a slight decline in tbe amount of business done through the Pittsburg Custom House as compared with the corresponding period of 1888. March showed a decline of 510,000. January and February almost held theii own as compared with the same months of last year. The decrease for the quarter has been about 15 per cent The heaviest de cline has been in scrap steel, known in the trade as cropends, or cuttings from steel rails. Theimportafion of cigars and liquors are the only articles which do not fall off. The volume received through Uncle Sam's ware house in these lines has been larger than ever. While March did not make a good...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 3 April 1889

THE ' PITTSBTIRGr DISPATCH, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3; 1889. . : : : r '-. i ' ' " Tt A GIFT FOR YEROM, J. B. D. Meeds, the Pittsburg Banker, is to Found a Public Library. HIS OFFER OF $4,500 FORPROPEETI His Idea of Getting the PaMic Interested in Its Maintenance. ATHRITIXG BOEOUGH GETS EXCITED Mr. J. B. D. Meeds, the Treasurer of the Dollar Sarings Bant, of this city, is trying to do something handsome for Verona. That is where he lives. He has long been re garded as one of the most popular townsmen of the prettiest borough on the Allegheny Valley Railroad. An opportunity has now evidently been snatched by the gentleman to give some return for this complimentary sentiment. It is to be a public library. On next Wednesday night the trustees of the Pres byterian Church at Oakmont station will hold a meeting to consider two offers for the purchase of their building. The property is in the market because a larger edifice is needed for purposes of worship. One offer is from the Baptist congrega...

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