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News Standard, The (Newspaper) - December 27, 1894, Uniontown, Pennsylvania THE NEWS Volume DECEMBER Per Year A DUNBAR MANS MYSTERIOUS Goes Home with His Brains But Doesnt Know What Struck Dawson Escape From Justice Christmas Entertain ment at Connelis ville McCleary is lying at his home here in a dying condi tion from injuries which he received in a mysterious McCleary enjoyed Christmas with his associates drinking in Some time during the night be walked into bis mothers bed room in a half dazed Mallen and McDaniels were summoned and his wounds His stall was badly fractured and the brain was Blood was from tbe uply His left arm was broken below the elbow and was badly crushed above McCleary was unconscious when tbe physicians but they restored him to consciousness by the use of He was to give any account of how he received the and tbe whole affair is shrouded in the deepest It is rumored that McCleary was way laid by but the general opinion la that he was struck by a passenger Some of hia companions say they saw him in in the but others say they saw him in Donbar at in the The mystery never be is a miner and is tbe only sup port of his widowed He SO Hia father and brother were lost in tbe nll Farm mine disaster June The exercises and treat given by the Presbyterian Sunday school last evening were enjoyed by all One of She marked by tmi audience was of an Oxford bible to Thomas Watt by superintendent in the name of his Sunday school Watts earnest and efficiency as A teacher of the bible j has been recognized by all who aver have It Club was a dance held at the residence of John Hogg in New Haven on Monday The house was beautiful ly About 18 couples were and Henry Reid and and and Rogers from spent Christmas with Eliz abeth Rogers of Main John Miller who is supposed to have been murdered while hunting in returned to his family last He has simply visiting Dawson and son William from Little California spent Christmas with her Bliss Bertha Dawson of the Western and Albert Mid and Wyble and son Harold from spent Christmas with William Rufus the rising young lawyer from is spending a few days with his parents in this and Oliver Shaw and little daughter from Glenwood spent Christmas with relatives in and Joseph Johnson enter a number of relatives at dinner The churches held their annual treats Woodfill of New gives the num ber of deaths in the borough during year up to December lj as There were 30 This statement edly gives New Haven a good sanitary The new school building at Gibson is Hearing The brick work has ing Much sympathy was express tor the position were received from cd for Kegley under those trying this and adjoining the uas Binns and family removed from pri cipal of the Leisenring schools two Jefferson to the county capital on Mon By this removal our com munity loses one of its best every which will fe greatly On at the close of the Pleasant Valley when tire the teacher referred to the great loss were about to sustain in tbe removal of four of the brightest every one present realized the truth of the teachers While we deeply feel the loss we congratulate the on their increas ed opportunities for acquiring an educa William Garee of Washington county and Miss Ora oldest daughter of James of this township left the home of tbe latter on Thursday leaving a note stating their destination to be It is presumed they were married at that We under stand they returned to the home of tbe grooms parents on Saturday The concert given by Millers music class at tbe Jefferson school house the was highly appreciated by the large The both Vocal and was very good and reflected much credit on Miller as a musical We understand it is tbe intention to or another class at tbe same place in the near Benjamin Hazen is having a new house on one of his farms for his son teen completed and the horae is DOW James boax maMn ready to put the roof The new build Ing is a to the people of Gib It contain six rooms and be fitted up in modern A comfortable carriage house has been erected for the benefit of the physicians conveyances at the It 15 large enough to accommodate three buggies and tee horses were complied to stand on the street while tiie doctors ware engaged and be built after the latest and most ap proved George Bradmon of Franklin township has the contract and will push the work forward to completion RS fast as the weather will Mr James son of Robert Elliott of is visiting his many friends and relatives in this part of the Elliott is a native of Fayette having been born in Jef ferson township and resided here until United Suites boird of examining sur geons on Wednesday were Benjamin Newcomer of Broad John May of Johnston Patterson of bad the pleasure of listening to In Uniontown William Frante of Mark The old the after his when he emigrated to Iowa and is now one of the progressive true appreciation of his valuable tion his in this time of gift giving and gift esteemed it a pleasure and nn honor to present to him this beautiful Watt made H touching and hia appreciation the valuable was feelingly They Saw Way Out cf the William Bronson Joseph Ku escaped Irom the Jock here evening and are still at though the officers have made dili gent search for Branson and Bus were Arrested for robbing the Dean women in Lower Tyrone township Sun At the hearing Monday be lore Wright the women positively id en the men as tho robbers and and were held for Hoop put them in the but for some reason did not take them to there were three trains here for Union town after the men were Sometime Monday night Smith and Alice Fair child left on Thursday for a visit to Smiths old home in New They expect to be gone about thirty Porter and millinery store caught fire on It was discover ed before much damage was Miss Elizabeth Torrence of New Haven from Philadelphia where she is farmers of that one of has moved to Washington county on a farm located two miles south of Cen which he recently purchased from By this Jefferson loses one of her best The following young ladies are home for the holiday vacation Coral Goe from Hiram Amy Laughlin and the Misses Steele from Wilson college and Mattie from ML Several of the schools of re heir work on Monday on Wednesday morning and a few years At present he is a senior at the OM Cheat Haven CHEAT Alice and Mary Keyser of near this place and Miss Mamie Evans of Wins ted are Pitts burg visitors this Michael Baker of was here on business last Miss Brown of Brownsville is the guest of Miss Julia and Wilson attended the county institute last Ira Keyser of near this place is A NEW OPENING OF THE SIXTH AN Who Taxes the Extension We further recommend that each charge he directed to raise at least 50 cents per member for church extension work durine toe and that it be the sense of this conference that when Gladden be put in the field to secure The above is quoted from a report of the committee of church extension which was adopted at the late session of the Pittsburg conference held in Un in September it lit will be seen that Gladdens last ap He dwelt upon the specialty thic v work in of followed by general discussion practical school in Craft Chosen President and C White Discusses Equalization of Essays and Program for the Later The sixth Partners Institute of Fayette county WHS called to order in the court ny of the state board of agriculture for Fayette Organization by calling Craft to the and Beatty Moreland secretary query Captain raft on the officers chuir the members of the institute for their kindness in selecting him as president of the Boyle opened the session with and all united in singing the George Hopwood a pleasing address and was by Daniel The first was by John White of Equalization of followed by a general discussion of the subject engaged in by many of the i by A Trying Essay Agricultural Robert this pastorate was condi and as it now seems practicable to all the parties concerned that he enter tin tbc at once upon the new work assigned e ev was dweH the of the 1 George relieved hioi of this i Wednesday the after coon sesMon the query box was taken up pastorate by the consent of the local con H j IL 01 and elicited much on Monday last the r j r r i Down and appointed tne Frank HP j on tiie late pastor of the Fulton street f in Farm to the pastorate of the Uniontown a unanimous call hav ing previously been extended by the church and accepted by Hum meL family will re ain in and continue to work Recitation by J i and closer in professor of agri culture in Pennsylvania state Violin in the interests oi the hero while I violin End organ Arkansas he will travel throughout the district key Isaac Edu der the direction of the board of church m ir and the Laymans bureau for i cation on the Mon CLAUS AT Tha Old Fellow Makes 2268 Little wan i big day for hundreds of ones at John They their fourth annual treat and ul previous efforts in this Old Santa Claus made little uearts happy and sent joy into many home which would otherwise have been very It was announced that old Santa Claus would appear in the window at oclock and distribute his Almost two hours before tbe time rolled round the little ones began to Bather in front of the store Each passing minute added to the waiting throng and at 9 oclock Main street was jammed with children and parents nil clamoring for old Santa to show his clerks and corps of assistants busied themselves in getting the children into lino ready for tbe The little boys and girls were placed at the nead of the column so as to give them the first After the columns were formed and white and colored being lined ap as they This plan of forming the col greatly facilitated matters and enabled Lynch and bis assistants to get the children in readiness more easily than formerly when the girls were sorted out and given a place at the head of the clu At last they were all What a array they were three reaching from Broad way to Gallatin solid The merchants child stood beside the little tot from the miners cottage and nicely dressed little ones from the home of the hanker or capitalist stood shoulder to shoulder with the early head from It not altogether a home Some were there from nearly all the rail road towns in the county as far south as Old San a in his icy heard the little ones shouting for and when he siir tbe completed he laid aside his rubbed his stroked his beard and came although it was more than half an before the time set for bis When lie stepped into the I window the children shouted and cheered him and he acknowledged their welcome evangelical roe Bright j of Farm Miss Ada Phillips has returned from a will remain closed until visit to Miss Sophia io Pitts Walter Rogers is home from the Uni ty of Pennsy van Kurtz and Huston spent Thursday in Doyle ia in Pittsburg today doing Christmas The Misses Cavens from Pittsburg spent a few days this week with friends in Gibson Is Very Much EDITOR NEWS vou be so kind and secured a saw andj as to in next issue the r cut u 01 the FROM FAIRCHANCE Christmas Sunday School Enter Presbyter ion Sunday school beld treat hut The commenced at 6 oclock and that time the was to until there wad not standing The exercised of and songs by the also responsive reading by the After old Santa Claus made hia appearance through the window the of the ones glad by The dent and of the Fairchance terUo great praise for their untiring to bringing the school up to and maintaining it at the high at it is we hope ithe pupils aud their parents will them to keep through the coming will at Smith Held on 1 by the Amateur opera company The Cornet band some good on our Jackson has con to the house by for so loog is Hot to of it tt relat ives ano friends Fred Frank Ryland spent Christ as at with their Gonway is holding revival n tho the or the Old Folks Chat reckless corre from put in the Dispatch and Sunday He says Gibson Hoovers team ran away on Monday He left them standing in the They got scared at fire and run about onefourth of a One horse feil and stopped the horses were not hurt but toe was badly lost his pocket book be tween this place and on last containing fir or The finder wiU be liberally Norman is only one and this amount is a to Lewellen is holding a revi val meeting at this place and is with good success at this up at after being mourned has been about 40 Ye Concert given last night in Ye Old Side Methodist Meeting beginning at ye was a great suc The men women of by days presented odd sight to an they M in the olden to the givers and Davids and There wers also organ and ao My friends never failed to get from me all time 1 was in the weet and they knew I was all lie goes on further aud says I sold my farm and then went to New on a pros tour and was foully This ifl another lie for I never engaged in this work in my He was too much a coward to have his name the He further states that I carried on my person the This is another Ite for I do my business through the bank wherever I to I hope yon will let things right for me so that my friends may see for themselves I can attend to my own give my name RO the can see that LI am not ashamed to acknowledge all I have JEFFERSON Hibbs Sangston is home trom the Balti more Medical college to spend the holi Ray while visiting Mc New down dislocating and fracturing his and Hibbs were called in and reduced the Harry Vinson is home from Waynes burg for the There have been several old forts men in the articles In your valuable I think Rosa has forgotten one in German township on the farm now owned by Riley You can today pick up pieces of broken peculiar shaped The writer has several relics gathered at this The Township Some Good Citizens By Death died at bis home in Jefferson township Wednesday aged 67 He had not enjoyed food health for a year past but was able to attend to ordinary work until within three weeks of bis and hia condition WM not con critical until within a few of his Wells has lived life In this neighborhood and was well and favorably known to almost every He WM began life a poor man but by industry and good management succeeded in acquiring considerable He leaves a widow md four daughters together with a large of other relatives and The were interred in the Fairview on Funeral services were conducted by Net ley of the Presbyterian A sad Incident occurred in connection with tbe services of After had started for the telegram was received at hii home the mdden death of his sorter a tut arrived at tbe M the WM the At the of fenem Ue HH WM to him MHM to The treats and entertainments at the different churches Christmas day and ev ening were enjoyed by The cornet band gave some excellent music on the streets Christmas SL Farmer had his store closed by Constable hot a com promise was made and he can now be found at the Mosier house u The glass globe that was offered u a by Jacob was drawn by Earl DeBolt of he holding the lucky Sterling and Smith of the are at home this Alter having school Monday the schools were closed till after thie and the teachers are taking a short Bradley and who are working In are at home this VANDERBILTS NEW Dumbauld Chosen to Succeed In the by Mid den of Principal Anderson WM tiled by the board at their meeting in Prank the new pastor comes with the highest recom as a strong preacher and successful having preached here Pleasing Sunday School j many bows ind Then the march began which lasted one hour and twenty Never did human CHRISTMAS IN hearts beat in greater transports of joy several times to the entire even delight of all his He will begin his work Sunday and will Lockup Christmas 1594 would have been very quiet in town but fur tbe and dinor take up and carry forward the vigorous by drunken meiu and reform measures pursued by Were o pen Gladden to the evident prosperity the that Funeral of Sanford s e rly as three oclock i to catch those who would be leaving the ball given by j the hust Tiie wert ed all day and tbe were seen on the The funeral of the late banford streets and in the i where 35 victims gett toot place yesterday afternoon from were landed with the aid of extra his late residence on Church the i Out of the whole crowd Burgess Reed got interment being in the family lot in Oak hut in Grove cemetery Services were con Otherwise the day was very quietly ob at the house by Boyle j served here though among the churches of the assisted by Selh ana Sunday schools there was an Gordon of the Central Presbyterian All the Sunday schools had treats was by the some on Moiut y night and the The services were largely J others on Tuesday The attendance but owing to the inclemency of at all these it never the weather only those who could go in required quite so many packages of candy carriages accompanied the remains to the to go round as this The treats were The pall bearers were accompanied generally with recitations Lindsey and and songs and times are reported on nil At tiie Baptist church the Rash and Frant Claud on Time was rendered in most pleasing and suc than did tiie heurts within those little 0 Old Santa begran The columns filed in at the Main sf let entrance and through the side door to the corner window and out the other side Santa met and greeted each comer vury courteously and handed each one E box of candy which he had pre I prepared for It was funny i to see the children approach They stepped iulo the very i tolas they approached him and got a look at bis wooly some of them got badly This was especially true the colored Some of them were frightened almost out of their There were many incidents both humor ous and to break the monotony of the Santa was a jolly old fellow and made every one feel Scores of little tots unable to walk were carried by parents to the door and into Old presence by Lynch who them out the other side to their parents Every child was carefully cared lor and not a single casuality re Newspaper Libel bett re the treat was dis Morgantown The circuit court of Ohio has not 1 standing room and many were turned The church was packed to given Handlin one cent in his recent suit the Wheeling Intelli gencer for alleged away unable to gain ona requests have been made to have the cantata both by those who wit It was clear to the jury that the Intelli it and by others who were not able publication was entirely was not not not injurious and was made from good motive and for justifiable The result is just aa the Post It ia Retting to be a too common occur ence for adventurers to bring libel suits against publishers for alleged Hob the of its inalterable right to speak the and you strike a gigantic blow at free At the home of North Gallatin Christmas evening Nabors of and Mias Carrie Blosser of one of West Virgin ias fairest Promptly at 8 oclock the bridal party and attendants entered the parlors to the strains of the wedding Miss Walters of Dunbar presiding at the performed the ceremony According to the impressive ritual of the Methodist Pro testant after which there were showers of congratulations and all went Merry as a Marriage and Nabors left Wednesday for the brides borne in Cot In court at Mitchell and wife were given dant in their snit to recover trom William Aubrey and John of for injuries received by who was thrown from her car riage In a collision which resulted from the reck lew driving of the who were in another Rheumatism Cured in a Mystic Cure for Rheumatism and Neuralgia radically cures in 1 to 3 days upon the is remarkable awl The AIM doee Sold by KM 3WAwtf In Compare and ftf with any M to be Tuesday It was voted by ail present to be one of the prettiest and best rendered cantatas ever given in the Eureka headache powders cures all kinds of pains in tbe bead iu 35 minutes Try 10 cents at Moer Springers Central drug dec 2o3t Desecrating the EDITOR NEWS scenes on the streets of Uniontown on Christmas day were a disgrace to Christian civiliza I doubt if the like was witnessed else in 44 states or Oklahoma Business was generally sus pended and the people were given up to a observance of what should be the most joyous and merry holiday or the but this quiet and order was sadly marred by the scenes enacted around the open which ran in fall blast from early morn until 9 Men reeling and cursing and kept pouring in and out of the bars all day and it was almost impossible for sober people to walk Main Extra policemen bad to be sworn in and the drunken unfortunates were jammed into the lockup until there WHS scarcely stand ing room left Many a family did without Christmas presents and Christmas cheer because the husband or father squandered hia meagre means for whisky and then went to the lockup to sober We have a new and jail and court If this holiday debauchery is con tinned we shall need also a lockup in Uniontown of jail It is bad enough that men should make on this Christmas but it is even worse that they should be encouraged to do so by the open Why should not the bars be closed on oar holidays Public decency as well as common humanity demands Bee the 6flfor yon by tin Company prominent in GROWING IS These annual treats have become an established They are grow ing more each The chil dren have become accustomed to look forward to them as the chief event of the Christmas Their increasing popu larity is shown by large gains in atten There were 1000 children at the first 1800 at the 2142 last year and 2263 this It is the most charitable event of the Hundreds of children here receive their only Christ mas Lynch deserves great credit for the interest he thus manifests in the It shows a very generous spirit and has won for him a warm spot Jn the heart of the children not only of town but of all the country These annual treats have made his name and that of his store a household word throughout the The successful handling of so many children is largely due to the fact that Lynch retains the same corps of assistants from year to Besides the clerks the following helped the children into old Santas presence Policemen and Jud Staler and and Thomas jack Doran and Fire Chief Frank Long live John Lynch and the Gold THE SUSPECT SPENDS CHRISTMAS IN Eureka cough syrup cure all coughs and Try 25 cents at Moeer Springers Central drag dec 203t My wife having left my bed and board without any cause or I here by notify the public not to trust her or any one for her on my aj ANDREW All photographs finished with tho enamel finish at Lingos old reliable Any one who has children will rejoice with of His little five years of was aick Charged Murder of His Wife The Doctors Have Not Made Pub lic Their Wreck of ano Fairmont The News of Va Hare and special yes arrested David ct his home near from on the charge of murdering his wife Thurs an account of which appear ed in the NEWS The published account in Pittsburg papers to the that the doctors who held the autopsy re ported that had been choked to death is as the doctors report was roade to the attorney and its contents have not been made nor will any of the doctors give their opinions upon the mat it is generally that the woman was choked or to death and her body thrown into the creek where it was found a short Public opinion is decidedly against the who will luve a hearing before a justice of the peace It is said that the which is purely is stong ly against The excitement is in and consequently there ate so many stories afloat that it is to get at the truth of the matter before the witnesses are placed on the Mar grave was brought to town and jai this evening and the hearing will likely be before a justice residing in The and Fairmont train due here at was wrecked about a south of town The accident caused by the track The tender an empty bag gage and and smoker loll the The baggage cars were on their sides and Baggage Master McBeth was unable to get out of bis car until as by Clerk Simpron who crawled through a window of the car pulled The stove in the baggage car was upset and several packages caught fire rum the hot but the action of the crew prevent ed tiie car from when the car left the track was thrown to the floor and when it rolled on its side he grasped a chain which prevented his being thrown into the stove and burning packages as it was he had a narrow escape from being smothered by the smoke and was saved only by the presence of mind of Postal Clerk Simpson who lost no time in going to his The smoker and car were crowded passengers and all were badly shakei but no one was in jured beyond a few slight The track was torn up for feet and the trucks knocked off the Only the drive wheels of the engine left the track and both the engineer and stuck to their Tiie accident oc curred about ten feet from a ravine and 30 feet from the edge of the The road was blockaded until about 8 when the train succeeded in getting through to A young colored man who fell at the West End Un yesterday morning and had rib broken was among the passengers who were shaken All of the churches in town by giving treats to the Sunday school scholars and with appropriate ei Gaddis of and Charles Ritenour of were guests of the Wallace bouse yester Misses Blanche Wood and Jessie More Jand are at home from the Womans col lege at to spend formerly tor on tbe is visiting friends Pearce of for merly of 3Iorgantownt is Waiting Miss Drue Cox of Uniontown is visiting her having been asked to investigate tbe conduct of the rector of the Church of baa appointed a committee of the arch deaconry of This committee will meet in Newburg and against Father Walloons method of conducting worship at Johns will he Father w the clergyman who began the burning of incense at Johns the first Sunday run Ed ward has died here of He was wellknown as an ot 1 the Louis Browns of the National and the and also of the Washington club of thei National He loft the league 1801 owing to ill bnt somewhat recovered aud played with the team of tho eon them league in 18WV loaves Sale The public sale of the in Point with For two days and he store hM tried various remedies recommended by 1 postponed to Saturday January ft il friends and OD tu dca I wonld lose I had seen Chamber f Remedy Advertised and thought I would try it us it last hope and am tuppy to nay that after two That on and the Ant slept until I gave it to him X will next day and a care WM I keep and work feM this remedy fn the house now and M soon be for thirty M of my children show signs of croup and If not so i I give U to them and that is the UH or 6n It 35 and M cent For by which en MM Donbar
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