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Indiana Progress, The (Newspaper) - December 7, 1910, Indiana, Pennsylvania If V Y INDIANA PROGRESS it THB TOWN AND COUNTY THOROUGHLY DECEMBER 7 1010 Tbe Progress a Fear to tie Friends Away from Home It Is a Gift That Will Be New Every STARFORD DEDICATES NEW H E CHURCH CONGREGATION ORGANIZED LIT TMB WORK THAN YEAR AGO House of Worship CosO Payment of Which was it Dedication on ing Exercises Mark Cased Brick and Modern in Bv Detail Appropriate ceremonies marked dedication of the new Methodist Episcopal church at Star ford on Sun day when a pretty little edifice was consecrated to the worship of God by a Congregation scarcely more thaa a year old The exercises were in charge of Rev Frederick Wineman tne pastor who was assisted by sev eral other ministers one of whom Rev T F Chilcote of Cokeville organized the congregation in October 1909 The new church is a cased brick Structure of gothic style It has a Dlate roof five windows and an artis tid steel ceiling It is finished in oak and has a of 250 per 1 The interior decorations and work are excellent The edifice cost more than ot which has been paid and the bal was provided for at the dedica tion When the congregation was organ by Rev Chilcote a little more than a year ago there were 11 mem bers These men and women with Heir pastor began at once to plan for Jie erection of a church A site was secured and by vigorous work money enough to start the structure was Sundays ceremonies were attend ed by large audiences A trained choir rendered special music Rev John J Hill D delivered the morning sermon the afternoon dis course being Rev Chil cote Rev T N Boyle D deliv ered the evening sermon after which the building as presented to the con by the board of trustees composed of the following persons H H Hetrick president S A Krid secretary T G Shultz treasurer Robert Coleman A N Buterbaugh H B Buterbaugh and B JFleming The board of stewards is composed of Mrs H H Hetrick Robert Cole man Mra H R Buterbaugh and S A Krider DECEMBER COURT OPENS Grand Has a Brief List of Crimes to Hear The December term of court opened Monday at p m with Judge Tel ford on the Nothing of unusual interest was noted in the returns of the constables E M Ansley of Chambersville was made foreman of the grand jury was instructed as to its duties at length by Judge Telford who di in his instructions to com pare the amount of business before this Court as the smallest in years Jfo returns of the grand jury have yet been made on indictments and few bills are expected x The case of Commonwealth vs P G Griffith charged with assault and battery by Bertha Griffith also the case of Commonwealth vs Rev Wm L Barrett charged with malicious libel by John K Ten er were nolle pressed on payment of costs by the defendants The first week of civil court for December term opened Monday and the list was cleared and dis charged yesterday The case of Ralph A Blice vs ROB arlo resulted In a verdict of for Blice It was a claim of for lumber The cases of Toplin Rice Clerkin Co vs Indiana Construction Com pany and Smith resulted in verdicts for plaintiffs for the sums of and respective Jy The Construction Company has gone into bankruptcy and did not ap pear against the claimants Other cases for trial had been con tinned or settled by the parties Civil court will open again Pecem ber 19 DR FRANK B WILLIS A Day Instructor at Institute HALF A CENTURY Prominent Couple Bride and Groom of Fifty Years Saturday marked the 50th anniver sary of the marriage of Mr and Mrs Noah Seanor prominent residents of and surrounded by their children grandchildren and great grandchildren the golden wedding was celebrated with a family dinner Many friends called at the Seanor home during the day to extend con gratulations Both Seanor and his bride of fifty years are natives of Westmore land county Mrs Seanor whose maiden name was Kinnan was born in the vicinity of Livermore where were married but they have resided for 46 years in this county residing on the Seanor farm in South Mahoning township For years Mr Seanor was extensive ly engaged in farming and by adopt ing modern methods his acres yield ed him large returns and his farm was regarded as one of the garden spots in the While ac engaged in farming he found time to engage in the livestock busi ness and for yeara he was one of the most extensive shippers to the east ern markets He represented this county in the State Legislature for two terms and has been honored with other positions of trust within the gift of the people Within a few years he retired from active farming and located at Plum ville where he Is at present exten sively engaged in the lumber busi ness Although in his 67th year he is still counted one of the active and progressive men of the county and both he and his wife who is 73 years of age are blessed with excel lent health Their children include three sons and three daughters as follows Ex County Treasurer Harrison Seanor of town Sherman Seanor of South Mahoning township George Seanor residing on the old homestead Mrs John Ferguson of Kittanning Mrs Annie Pollard of and Mrs Emma residing with her parents The grandchildren number 26 and the greatgrandchildren 12 A BIG JUMP IN THE COUNTY POPULATION LATEST CENSUS FIGURES SHOW GROWTH Population IB Now An In crease of In Ten We Are Now Entitled to Two Members In the State Two Counties ia the State Showed Greater Per Cent of of Counties for Past 30 Years There was good news for Indiana county people In the census figures made public at Washington on Thurs day They show that we now have a population of an increase of during the past tett years the previous census giving us but The remarkable growth entitles In diana county to two members Inr the state legislature and pushes us from to place in the state in point of population But two other counties show a greater per cent of Increase than Indiana They are Cambria and Washington The population of the state is as compared with in 1900 and In 1890 The growth in the last 10 years is 996 Pennsylvania maintains her rank as the second state In the union This congressional district com posed of Indiana Jefferson Clarion and Armstrong counties shows a gain of more than onehalf of which Indiana county furnished Below will be found the census re turns by counties of the state show ing the population in 1910 1900 and PERSONAL BREVITIES Robert Hamilton of was an Indiana caller on Friday Postal Clerk George Duncan la vis iting in Pittsburg this week Miss May Snyder of Apollo visited Indiana friends this week John McKeage of was an Indiana visitor this week J W Cressley of Hell wood R D 1 is a Juror at court this week W C of Heshbon was a visitor in town on Monday A A Neff of is serv ing as a grand juror at court this week Mrs Delbert Means of Water street Is ill with an attack of pneu monia C B Clark who is employed in Pittsburg spent Sunday with his fam ily here County Commisioner D T of town was a Punxsutawney visitor on Thursday Arthur B of the Barnesboro Star is transacting business in town this week John Caldwell and daughter Mary of Parkwood were visitors In town on Saturday Mrs G T Reynolds of New Bright on of this place Is visiting Indiana friends Constable N B Naugle of East Wheatfield township was a Progress caller on Monday Stewart Johnson of Grant street has entered the agricultural depart 1890 Counties 1918 Adums Allegheny Armstrong Boaver Bedford Bradford Bucks Sutler 726S9 Cambria Cameron 52846 Centre 43424 Chester Clarion 38638 Clinton 31645 Columbia Crawford Cumberland Delaware 117906 Elk 35871 Brie Forest 9435 Franklin Fulton 70S Greene 28882 Huntingdon Indiana Jefferson Juniata NOT A CANDIDATE Indiana Mao Says He Is Not In Politics Justice John P has made a statement in which be says that he will not be a candidate for United States Senator before the Legislature Is to convene in Harrisburg on January 3 Mr Elkin declares that tbe use of bis name was made without authority and be wants it understood be is in politics State Senator William C Sproull of Chester started tbe boom for Justice and endeavored to procure tbe support of Congressman W W of Lancaster Failing this be endeavored to Interest for mer Went GOT A Watres of In tbe movement holding out the senatorial plum to tbe latter Lebanon McKean Mercer 70032 59505 343180 80813 47862 Mifflin b driest and Watrea however the uje of their names TO GIVE HOME BOYS PLAY Local Talent to PreSent the Belle of Manila Next Week The Belfe of musical comedy written by Mr Harry B Mar shall of town will be presented by home talent in Library Hall Thursday and Friday evenings December 15 and 16 under the auspices of Com pany F Tenth Guard Included in the company comprising 48 people will be many possessing talent of real merit and who have en audiences at various times this is ths first one of Mr Marshalls plays given in his home town and is the second pro duction of Belle of Manila by amateurs The Blairsville firemen the play last fall to a rec ord breaking house and it was voted the best home talent play ever given In the town The play is a straight musical comedy in three acts with scenes laid in Manila just previous to the war There are 23 musical numbers in the play and they are of the light catchy va riety so popular in musical comedy and the situations are strong and nu merous Among the well known singers who will appear in the Belle of Manilla are Miss Edna Allan Cogswell Mrs Arthur Fisher Sam J Apple Law rence Vogel W Pearl Walker Dr H W Truitt Anna May Watson Mary Agnes Sutton Gula Hastings Grace and Erma Cunningham Mai dee Watson George Paul Vogel Mark Watson Ed Lewis Jean Johnson Tbe complete cast and de tails will appear next week Mad Dog Scare at Cramer A dog belonging to Peter Weyse of Cramer and supposed to be suffer ing from rabies created considerable excitement in that section last The dog ran tbe neighbor hood snapping at everything in its path and attacked several dogs but fortunately no person was bitten The mad canine died and Constable N B Naugle baa notified tbe own ers of tbe dogs bitten to chain their canines for thirty 1900 80014 57042 1890 3575 I 8S8 Snyder Somerset Union Washington Found Ready At too social held at the Lauey house la Armstrong township evening retailed from IS to and the re ol tbe Mle totalled The will help iwell a fund which IB to purchase or Veteran Banker HI Mr Johnston Mitchell president of the First National Bank of Indiana and dean of the financial of the county is critically ill at bla bone on West street His condition was unchanged last night and It ia thought that recovery is Totals WEDDINGS OP A WEEK Frank McClelland and Miss Elsie Bell Lowman both popular young people of Vandergrift were united in marriage yesterday morning at oclock at the home of the brides parents Mr and Mrs W B Lowman formerly of this place The young couple leave this week for a wedding trip Denver and on their return will reside in where Mr McClelland is employed In the offices of the steel company Indiana county people who witness ed the ceremony were Mr and Mrs Mrs W Squire of the bride and Mrs Carnahan her aunt Raymond A Bluebell and Miss Ed na May McCracken both of Creek side were married on Wednesday by Rev W J Wilson of town at his residence on Oakland avenue Shot a Fine Buck Mr Arthur L Harbour of Mont gomery township during bla first days hunt in county shot a fine buck which weigh ed 150 pounds He fata friends by returning a deer in such a short time ment of State College Postmaster W W Coulter of West Lebanon was a county seat visitor on Thursday Miss Emma Klnter a teacher in the Rossiter schools was the guest of In diana friends over Sunday Misa Prothero of Water street has as her guest Miss Ger trude Marion of South Bend Ind Senator John S Fisher of town returned home on Monday from a business trip to New York City Ray Daugherty of Home K D 2 has secured a position in Wilkinsburg and entered upon his duties on Mon clay Mr and Mrs Lee Graham of Con emaugh township are rejoicing the arrival of a young daughter las Friday Miss Esther Sutton of near la who had been visiting friends it Valley for the last two weeks has returned home Miss Elsie Bard of Lancaster whc had been the guest of Dr and Mrs William Hosack of Wayne avenue returned home 6u Friday Mr and Mrs Thomas Sutton and Attorney and Mrs D H Tomb of town were Pittsburg visitors during the latter part of last week Elmer E the big smiling constable of West Mahoning township was shaking hands with his many county seat friends on Miss Jessie Nelson of town left on Monday for New York City where she expects to the winter with her sister Mrs L C Lawrence Mrs J G Allison of Los Angeles accompanied by her daughter is visiting her parents A C Fowler and wife of North Miss Mary McKnight of Church street returned home last week from New York City and Philadelphia where she had been visiting friends for some time Mrs John A Caldwell of near Parkwood was in Pittsburg last week visiting her sister Mrs Steele whose son was killed iu a railroad ac cident near that city recently j Merle C Kissinger son of Mr and Mrs William Kissinger of Locust street completed a three years course in Ohio Northern University on Friday and will return home soon Profs F Ernest Work M C Gor don and James C Smith of town were in Pittsburg on Friday and Sat attending the conference of teachers of colleges and secondary schools of western Pennsylvania Rev Logan Sample at pne time pastor of the Presbyterian church at Marlon Center spoke iu the First Uu Presbyterian church of Indiana on Sunday night Mr Sample recent ly returned from a trip through Alas ka EXCELLENT PROGRAM FOR COUNTY INSTITUTE DAY AND EVENING SESSIONS FULL OP School Topics to Be by Prominent of Country Evening Entertainers Include Gov of Two Program for Institute Week Prom ises Intellectual for All Who Attend With tho best day Instructors a program a wealth of interesting topics for edu cators and a variety of ev ening entertainments the session of the Indiana County Teach ers Institute promises to be full of Interets and profit to all who attend Business sessions open la Library Hall Monday morning December 19 and close on Friday afternoon The day instructors are Deputy Supt of Public Instruction Reed B Tel trick of Harrisburg Dr Frank B Willis of Ada Dr O L Warren of N Hon Henry Houck of Harrisburg Prof Charles Dobson head of the Department of Music at the Shippensburg Normal Is musical director and Miss Mabel of town is pianist The evening entertainers Include governors of two states Kansas and Mississippi Governor E W Hoch of Kansas will deliver his famous lecture A Message from the Continued on Page Seven MANSHIP Who Lectures Here Institute Week PLAN MUNICIPAL BUILDING Fire Company Elects and Pre sents Claims for Larger Quarters At the regular December IE BARRETT RETRACTS SUIT IS WITHDRAWN AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY HOLDS ANNUAL MEETING City C R Smith Indiana Thompson Marion Center Organization Has Balance of in the Treasury At the annual meeting of the Indi ana County Agricultural Society held yesterday the vice presidents and managers were reerected David C Edwards of Rayne township was elected as a new vice president and E Miller of Homer City was made a new member of the board of man agers Treasurer A W Mabon and Auditors J Elder and James W Mack were reelected The mana gers will elect a secretary in the sear future and in all probability Attor David Blair will be continued in office The term of office of President M F Jamison has not expired The managers are C Mack Indiana Bruce Wissinger Advance Jas Mc Gregor Indiana E J Miller Homer H J W J Indiana R D 3 Joseph D Dickey Indiana Cyrus Stouffer Tho vice presidents are W P Graff Blairsville David McCormick Heshbon George W Stephens Dill town John Hart Clarksburg John H Rochester Marion Center J A Dickson Ebenezer James W Wig gins and J A Simpson White town ship Harry White Indiana Al exander Mabon East town ship S J Clark Glen Campbell Geo Wainwright township W C Thomas and David Edwards of Rayne township The report of Treasurer Mabon showed that the organization has 51 balance of ESTATES iivi DEW In Wills During the iMHt Week According to the terms of the will of Mrs Jano Learn of Cook port dat ed February 4 1908 her estate which includes a sum of money and house hold goods ia divided among her chil dren Her son M L Learn Is ap pointed executor Bequests made In the will of R M Elrick late of Saltsburg dated Jan uary 14 1909 Include to his son F W Elrick to bis daugh ter Katharine to his grandson Robert Elrick and to his grand S M Lowman and Mr and S of Shelocta Man James McGregor of Cburch street celebrated hlB seventieth birthday yesterday A number of remembered the date and seat him postcards Paul Fry BOU of Mr and lira Oba dlab Fry of Third Church is 01 with few C W Smith Dallas was the guest of Indiana friends this week He is a veteran of the Civil war and was a member of Company K 53rd Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry which was made up of In diana and Westmoreland county vol Only nine of tho company Miss Meta Bergman of Philadel phia who had been the guest of her sister Mrs S W Rose of town dur ing the last week left on Tuesday morning for Johnstown where she will be joined by her sister Miss EI sa Bergman and they will leave the latter part of the week for Chicago where they will spenda month visit ing friends WILL Laet of the Year Convenes Next Tuesday Tbe last special meeting of the In diana County Medical Society will be held in the Sun Parlors of the New Indiana House next Tuesday after noon at oclock Among the speakers will be Dr W B whose subject has not been ed Tbe topic for discussion by tbe physicians Is Tbe eti ology and diagnosis of tbe disease will be discussed by Pr Frank R of Dr H M Wellman of Blairsville will talk on tbe treatment and sequelae of tbe malady Tbe general discussion will be opened by Dr J B Carson of and Dr M D Campbell of son Robert Jamison hia estate is divided The balance of equally among tho remaining childen His son C O Elrick Is appointed executor During her lifetime or so long as she remains unmarried the widow of the lato W J Trusal of Washington township ia given the and control of the entire estate according to the will dated August 2 1909 and filed recently At the death of tho widow the estate IB bequeathed lu equal shares among the children two years after tho death of tho widow J A Adamson Is appointed executor of the estate EXPOSURE KILLED HIM William Found iu Creek of the fire company held on evening the chief marshall was in to urge the town council to erect on its lot on North street a building suitable for the quarters of the fire laddies and Tor housing the fire fighting apparatus and other property of the borough The company has outgrown its pres nt quarters and a new building which would meet the demands of a progressive town of the pro portions of Indiana would prove a good investment for the borough The claims of tho fire company will no doubt be carefully considered by the town council The members of the company are never slow In re to an alarm and it has been demonstrated at every fire that the boys work like a paid department If this high standard of efficiency is to be maintained suitable quarters must be provided The new building would also provide a meeting place for the town council and it would no longer be necessary to pay rent for the two buildings now maintained by the fire company It Is estimated that the rental on the present buildings would the Interest on the cost of a modern building At Thursdays meeting the follow ing officers were elected for the en suing year President H C Christy vice president Edson Beck er George secretary G Meade Marshall chief marshall H C Christy trustees J M Daugherty H Lichteberger and J M Dick son honorary trustees John ClemJ ents and G W Graff The following company officers elected Hose Company No 1 H G captain G W 1st Edson Beck 2nd board of control J M Dick son No 2 H E Smith captain J H Sexton 1st Paul Vogel 2nd board of control M H Bruce No 3 John M Daugherty captain A E Longwill 1st H M Bell 2nd J L Orr board of con trol No 4 P M Sutton captain O I Longwill 1st Robert Long will 2nd R T Marlin board or control Hook and Ladder No I Scott W captain Yuck enburg 1st limit Enest 2nd Joseph A Dickey hoard el control An Attempt An of dynamite partly wrecked tho building occupied by the meat market of at Wal this county on night of last week There was suffi cient dynamite secreted to blow up several buildings but tho fact that It was not properly placed a largo pare of tho force of the explosion was lost No one was injured and only the front of the meat market waa dam aged it Is believed that members of the Black Hand society are respon sible for the explosion although Mas sino claims that he Is on good terms MINISTER SAYS HK Mil from 1nlplt at In Which Ho HOT at Governor elect and Is Convinced Tener It Not the Man Ho Saw Intoxicated The Rev W L Barrett pastor of ttio First Presbyterian church of will not be tried In the criminal courts of the county for li belling John K Tener ect On Sunday the preacher read a retraction to his congregation and the case was withdrawn Monday morning by the Rev Mr Barrett paying the costs The Rev W A of has also written a letter completely withdrawing the charge that he had seen Mr Tener ed On October 23 1910 In the heat of the gubernatorial campaign the Rev Mr Barrett preached a sermon to his congregation in which he said that Mr Tener had been seen In an intoxicated condition The sermom was printed in a local paper and a large number of the copies were dis The retraction of the preach er is to be given as much publicity as he sermon Mr Tener denied the charges from the stump A few days after Continued on BOARD OP TRADE MEETS I I Nominated Officers and Transacted Other Business The regular quarterly meeting of the Indiana Board of Trade was held Monday night with Hon Harry White in the chair The committee on reported the proposition received from Edward Seller in connection with the sad iron industry which was referred to a committee consist ing of John S Hastings D W Simp son and Geo Buchanan Hon John S Fisher H Wallace Thomas and D W Simpson were ap pointed as additional members to encampment committee The following were elected mem bers M A T A try W S Greir John A Scott H Fi Dowler M C Wortman T E A Du gan J I Shaffer B F Keller W C C H Moore Dr J T Caes and D B Taylor The following officers were nomi and will be elected at the next meeting President A S Cunning ham and Hon John P first vice president J Wood second vice president J A Grossman and G T Buchanan secretary J Blair Sutton and Franklin Sansom urer Tom E managers ten to elect A A Simpson R Richards John W Sutton E R Lumsden D L Moor head G Meade Marshall H E Tint John Houk J L Orr Johm A Scott John S Hastings A committee was appointed to take up the matter of Increased service on street railway lines on Saturday nights and during the holidays I with all foreigners and that no or threatening letters reached him ut he mission conducted In St had by Father Bernards Roman Cath William at Brandt was found dead lu the creek at Clyiner on Monday morning the that ho froze to death Brandt had been employed at but located at Clymer recently Ho left his boarding house Sunday night to mall gome letters and was not seen alive again Manager of Trolley Company P L of kas been appointed manager of the Indi ana County Street Railways Company to succeed Manager who resigned last week Man Wes ftt W James Gallagher aged 105 years died at hie home la Mon day He was in good health the day previous to hie death church last largo aud Father Is giving a of free at the church each evening this week The for the remainder of tho week follow Wednesday Authority No Without Authority Thurs day How Does Christ Toach His Gospel Friday Confession Can a Priest Forgive Sin Saturday The Lords Supper or Holy Communion Sunday a The Divinity of Christ Sunday p Why Am a At Nations Capitol Congressman J N Laugham of town left on Thursday for Washing ton D to assume his duties at the second session of the 61st Congress which convened on Monday His family will remain here until after the holidays when Mrs and daughters will join him at the nation capital During the present session of Congress Misa Helen Stev ing of town who has been for the law firm of will be Mr secre tary and accompanied bm to Wash last week for School Holly to Be Held Next Month at Diam 4 Tho midwinter meeting of all Sunday schools in District No comprising the three townships of Green Pine and will held at on Saturday January 14 The music of the will bo in charge of Prof R King of Indiana and will be one S of the big features of the meeting Prominent workers from the state and county force will bo present and take an active part in the various District No 3 stands most in the seven districts of Indiana county and holds the Banner for tho Front Line This convention will be one of great enthusiasm and will bo largely at tended B S Forsythe of president of Fayette County tion will address tho afternoon sessions v Hold tho Sheriff The following properties sold at sheriffs sale on day Farm in Rayne containing 78 acres and 5 sold as tho property of Henry O was purchased by Ernest Stewart for A lot in the second ward of Ij ami sold as the property of C Ov Loder and trustees of the estate Dr Percival E Loder was sold John H Pierce for Two tracts of land were also at orphans court sale Both Rayne township One tract oo ing 91W acres was sold to H A wards for and the 106 acres was sold to liam Ritman for A Surprise Birthday Party Tbe pupils of tbe Bell school Washington township gathered home of Charles Bell on Wedn evening In honor of the their teacher Olive party was a complete surprise evening was spent in playing R after refreshments ww ed Before leaving tbe sented many tokens of esteem to
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