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Bedford Gazette (Newspaper) - September 15, 1899, Bedford, Pennsylvania THE GAZETTE is seven BEDF them all. If it Isn't itt, The Gazette It didn't happen. VOL. 95. BEDFORD, PA., FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 1899. ESTABLISHED IN 1805. Ofihe.Coud.of Quarter Sessionsand Common Pleas, THE PROCEEDINGS. tlndge of Allegheny County, on the Thropp-Haderman Suit is Being Tried. Commonwealth vs. Emma Davis Charge, selling liquor without license. The jury returned a verdict stating that they find the defendant, Emma Davis, not guilty, but she is to pay sev- en-eighths of the costs and the prosecu- tor, Samuel L. Winter, the remaining one-eighth of the costs. Same day each party sentenced to pay the costs as above. The docket costs in this case amounted to S119.B3. Commonwealth vs. George M. Win- ter: Charge, selling liquor without license. The jury returned a verdict stating that they find the defendant, George M. Winter, guilty in manner and form as he stands indicted. The defendant was sentenced as follows: For selling liquor without license, to pay a fine of S500, costs of prosecution and be confined in the county jail for a period of three months; for selling liquor on Sunday, to pay a fine of S50 and be confined in the county jail for a period of twenty days, to be computed from the expiration of sentence in pre- ceding count; for selling liquor to minors, to pay a fine of SoO and be con- fined in the county jail for a period of twenty days, to be computed from the expiration of sentence in preceding count; and for gambling, etc, to pay a Sne of costs of prosecution and to be imprisoned in the county jail for a period of tea days, to be computed from the termination of sentence imposed in the charges for selling liquor. The docket costs in this case amount to 37S2.58. Commonwealth vs. Daniel Webster: Charge, larceny. The jury returned a verdict that the defendant was guilty in manner and form as he stands in- dicted. The defendant was sentenced to pay a fine of 81, costs of prosecution, return the stolen goods and be confined in the county jail for a period of six months. The costs are S26.2S. Commonwealth vs. George Davis: Charge, selling liquor without license. The jury in this case having announced to the court their inability to agree, were ordered into the court room and discharged from the further considera- tion of the case. Recognizance for- feited and respited until argument court. Commonwealth vs. Daniel Webster: Charge carrying concealed weapons, etc. The jury returned that they find the defendant, Daniel Webster, guilty in manner and form in which be stands indicted. The defendant was sentenc- ed to pay a fine of 51, costs of prose- cution and enter into recognizance in 3100 before the clerk to keep the peace toward Christ Penner and all othrr good citizens for one year. The docket costs are S3-1 S3. Commonwealth vs. John C. Figard Charge, selling liquor without license. The grand jury returned a true bill. September 0, on motion of the district attorney, recognizances forfeited and respited until November sessions, 1399 September 7, James Mannoek was ad- mitted to citizenship. SECOND WEEK'S PROCEEDINGS. Monday, September 11, court con- vened; all the judges were present. The death of ex-Judge William M. Hall being announced, after necessary business was transacted, court adjourn- ed until Tuesday morning at 8 o'clock. Estate of J. B. Zook, return of sale confirmed nisi. Estate of H. P. Williams, petition of administrator for an order of sale to pay debts filed. Petition of sundry electors of Kim- men township for the appointment of D. S. Hengst as constable of said town- ship instead of May berry Claar, resign- ed, was filed and D. S. Hengst ap- pointed. Estate of John Mors, petition for a rule to show cause why the adminis- trator should not file an account. Rule granted. Estate of Mary A. Wilson, petition to take off confirmation of sale to Rosa Thompson revoked. Order of sale con- tinued and administrator permitted to withdraw return of sale. Bond of C F. Doyle, tax collector of Cumberland Valley township, filed and approved. In No. 371. September term, 1S9S, William L. Malsberry vs. Charles W. Close, summons in an action of trespass, defendant asked leave to pay into court damages, and costs, and addi- tional plea be Sled. Request grant- ed and in gold was paid. Estate of Moses Johnson, additional bond of B. F. Madore, Esq guardian, filed. Bond of G. W. Zimmerman, tax col lector of Hopewell township, hied anc approved. L. W. Mendenhall, of Pittsburg, was sworn as stenographer in the Thropp ease and generally as to all cases foi trial at this term. With Hon. J. A. Evans, presiden judge of Allegheny county, on the bench, the Thropp-Haderman ease wai called Tuesday morning, a jury select ed and a number of witnesses examin ed. At noon court adjourned until o'clock, in order to give the member an opportunity to attend ex-Judge Hall's funeral. Bond of A. B. Hoffmau, tax collecto of Woodbury borough, filed and ap proved. In re-lunacy of Rebecca Hyde, th court directed a jury of six to be em panelled from jurors now in attendance Notice to Albert Arnold, next of kin filed. In re-partition of Jonas Imler, in th estate of Samuel granted Petition of William E. Haney fo the adoption of Marie Douglas filed. Estate of William Bailey, both prop erties were decreed to Frank calculation filed, recognizanc to be given to the heirs. Estate of Josiah Tewell, return o commissioners filed and approved. In re-lunacy of John Miller, inquis tion filed and confirmed. Petitior. of Margaret L. Miller fo the appointment of a committee file and Robert C. Smith appointed. Bon }n filed and approved. NEWS ITEMS, 'heDaily HappnnlngB Gathered and Brief ly Recorded. H. Y. Haws, of has sold he famous pacer, Joe Patehen, to Sen- tor McCarthy, of Goshen, N. Y., for >ver Cornelius Vauderbilt, head of the family and a multi-million- ire, died at his home in New York on 'nesday. On Thursday of last week Col. Albert D. Shaw, of Watertown, N. Y., was lected commander-in-chief of the Jrand Army of the Republic. Rear-Admiral Sampson was assigned n Monday to the Boston navy yard, he assignment taking effect after the 3ewey celebration at New York. Rear-Admiral Farquhar will succeed ampson in command of the North Atlantic squadron. Major William Hastings, brother of x-Governor Hastings, was recently rrested at Bellefonte on the charge of orgery and false pretense The war ants were sworn out by Gen. Louis Vagner, president of the Third Na- ional back, Philadelphia. The Socialist Labor party filed nom- nation papers in the state department, Harrisburg, on Saturday. The candi- ates are: Herman Kreiner, Phila- elphia.state treasurer; Harry C. Park- r, Philadelphia, judge of the superior ourt. Both are cigar merchants. Captain Alfred the French rmy, has been convicted of the charge f treason and sentenced to ten years' mprisonment in a French fortress, real indignation over the verdict has een expressed, especially in Great ritain, Germany and the United tates. Terry McGovern, of Brooklyn, whip- ed Pedlar Palmer, of London horoughly, in less than one round in e arena of the Westchesterclub, near uckahoe, N. Y., Wednesday after- oon. With the victory went the title bantam champion of the world, al- lough both contestants were actually the feather-weight class, and a purse Capt. Thomas an and a crack pistol shot, of Kan- as City, Kan., has issued a challenge 3 Major Esterhazy to fight him a duel defense of Captain Dreyfus. Cap- lin Phelan has engaged in several ersonal encounters and he is said to e backed by several prominent local ews, who have guaranteed his pas- ge to England to meet Esterhazy. e is a veteran of the civil war. leg Reiley. Charles Rtiley, treasurer of Bedford ranty, died at the'Presbyterian hcs- tal in Philadelphia Tnesday evening. e was born in Napier township, >out two" miles east of 1843, and was a son of Mr. and Mrs. artin Reiley, who at one time lived n Bedford, but subsequently moved to apier township. He received h> ducation in the public schools and ttended normal school in Bedford for number of terms. He taught school r twenty-five or twenty-six years r. Reiley was elected justice of the eace three times and served two resigning during his third term take charge of the treasurer's office, which position he was elected, as candidate on the Republican ticket, n the fall of 1S9C. He was united in .arriage to Miss Mary Mnllin, daugh er of Capt. and Mrs. George S. Mullin, Mann's Choice. His wife and the illowing children survive him: George Charles L. and Evelyn. He is also urvived by a brother, W. E. Reiley nd a sister, Miss Eliza J. Reiley, both f Schellsburg. The deceased was a member of the Presbyterian church e was a quiet, unassuming man, hon- st and upright in his dealings with is fellow-men and performed his uties as treasurer faithfully and in- elligently. The funeral services will e held at the home of decedent, in Mann's Choice, this afternoon at 1 clock. The cause of Mr. Reiley's eath was cancer of the head of the ancreas, which occluded the lumen of he bile duct, thus causing jaundice. DON, HALL i The EminentJiirist, Lawyer and Au- thor Has Passed Away, SKETCH OF HIS LIFE. He Was Appointed Judge Advocate in and Elected President Judge of the Six- teenth Judicial District in 1871. Ex-Judge William M. Hall died at his home on Juliana street, Bedford, Sunday morning at 2.15 o'clock. Hon. William Maclay Hall was born Firat-Clasfl Entertainments. Capt. Levi Smith, president of the Cornet band, has leased the pera house and will endeavor to make nough money to wipe out the debts ontracted by that mum musical or- anization by giving the people of ledford an opportunity to enjoy some rst-class entertainments. The cap- am has already booked three cotn- anies, two of which travel in their wn special car and are said to be mong the best on the road. The first ntertainment will be given next Wednesday evening by the Gus Sun Rising minstrels. Captain Smith as- ures us that good order will be main ained and that special efforts will be jade to add to the comfort and picas- re of the play-goers. Will of Michael Earnest. The will of Michael Earnest, late of South Woodbury township, has beer iled in the register's ofnce. Decedent bequeaths all of his real estate to his ife. To his son, gives a bed; to his daughter, Mary, a silver watch and bureau. He devises the balance of his personal property to his wife. After the death or re-marriage of testator's wife the personal property and real estate are to be sold and the proceeds equally divided between his children Joseph Snowden is named as executor. The Thropp-Harierman Cage The Thropp Haderman case has been on trial since Tuesday morning. The plaintiff, R. C. Haderman, Esq, of Bedford, is represented by J. H. Jor- dan, Esq of Bedford, the defendant Joseph E. Thropp, of Philadelphia by Ex-District Attorney George S Graham, of Philadelphia, and Messrs Reynolds and Colvin, of Bedford. A great deal of testimony has been heard and the case is still on trial at the time we go to press and does not seem to be nearing an end. We expect to give a full report and particulars of th> case next week. Have Any New Swindlers Turned Up? Have any new swindlers turned up in the county during the last week Any strangers wanting to make farmer: rich? Any patent right, paten horse, patent fence men, patent milk ers, or any other scheme by whicl some well dressed, oily tongued stran ger talks a farmer out of ten dollars fo every one he ever will get in return If there are any let us know and wi will a.d.ver'ise them fiee. HON. WILLIAM M. HALL. at Lewistown November 3, 1828, and was a son of Rev. William Maclay Hall, a Presbyterian minister. The deceas- ed moved to Bedford, with his parents, in October, 1844, his father at that time taking charge ol the Presbyterian church at this place. Judge Hall was from Marshall (now Mer- cersburg) July, 184G, delivering the valedictory oration highest honor of his class. After reading law in the office of Attorney William Lyon he was admitted to the Bedford bar on August 29, 1849. He soon achieved honorable distinction n the practice of his profession. Lie was appointed judge advocate, with the rank of major, by Presi dent Lincoln in January, 1SG5, and served one year. During this term, as nspector of military- prisons and camps, he was engaged, under the special direction of Secretary of War iidwin M. Stanton, in examining the cases of military prisou-rs with a view iO their being pardoned by the presi- dent when it could be done without prejudice to the service or injury to the country. In 1SQS the judge served on a commission to rev.se the stat- utes of the state of Pennsylvania with JudgeDerricksonandHon. WayneMac- Veagh. After the death of Judge Vlexander King, in January, 1871, he vas appointed by Governor Geary pres- dent judge of the Sixteenth Judicial district, then comprising the counties of Bedford, Somerset, Franklin and consisting of Bedford and Somerset counties. At the next elec- tion, in the fall of 1871, as the clinch date of the Republican party, he was ejected to the same office. Judge opponent was the Hon. William J. Baer, of Somerset, who was subse- quently elected president judge of this uistrict. Judge Hall retired from the bench on the hrst of January, 1883. Hon. William M. Hall was a man of scholarly attainments; he had a logical mind and was an eloquent, forceful .peaker. His long and successful prac- tice at the bar prepared him to fill the position of president judge iu an able manner. During his administration very few reversals of his decisions yere made by the supreme court. De- cedent was a member of the Presbyte- rian church of Bedford for many years, ,erving as an officer for a number of terms. After leaving the bench Judge Hall did not actively engage in the practice of the law, but devoted himself to lit- erary pursuits. He has written sev- eral books and has contributed many articles of historic interest to the press In 1S3S Judge Hall came into posses- sion of the Echovale farm, near Bed- ford, and resided there until 1886, when 1 ,e removed to Bedford. In 1S59 the judge was united in mar- riage to Miss Ellen Rowan Cramer, of jumberland, Md., who, with the fol- .owing children, survives him Miss Julia Katharine, Miss Eleanor Maclay and Richard Cecil Hall, at home; Wil- liam Maclay UaE, Esq of Pittsburg; Mrs. Charles G. Brown, of Huntingdon, and George Louis Hall, of Brooklyn, N. Y. He is also survived by three Francis Jordan, of Harris- burg; Mrs. N. B. Hogg, of Pittsburg, and Mrs. J. H. Grossman, of Steelton. Tiie funeral services were held at the home of the deceased Tuesday af- ternoon at half past one o'clock aud were conducted by H.2V. C. C. Adains, pastor of the Presbyterian church of Bedford, assisted by Rev. Dr. D. K Freeman, of Huntingdon, and Rev. Dr. W. H. Schuyler, of Everett, The fu- neral cortege was one of the largest ever seen in Bedford. One of the car- riages contained a wealth beautiful floral emblems, tributes from the friends of the dead jurist. Interment was made in the Bedford cemetery. The pall-bearers were J. P. Reed, Esq Jacob Reed, Associate Judge Eli Eicu- elberger, D. W. Lee, Hon. E S. Doty, J. H. Jordan, Esq Superintendent of tie Bedford Division L. W. Allibone, ames Buchanan and E. H. B ack- mrn. MEETING OF TIIE BAK. The members of the Bedford bar met n the court house on Monday morn- ng. Hon. J. H. Longenecker was president of the meeting anc Frank Fletcher, Esq secretary Re- marks eulogistic of the deceased were made by Hon. J. M. Reynolds, Attor aeys J. H. Jordan, B. F Madore, A L jittle and E II. Pennell. A commit tee of five was appointed to draft resc utions. The meeting was then ad- journed until Tuesday afternoon, a .vhich time the following resolutions were presented and adopted: In the death of Judge Hull we are sol euinly reminded that death conies to all one more of our members has been callei to answer at the bar ot God for the wor! done iu life He had arrived at the hon orable age of three score and ten, after a: active life at this bar, and after servinu this judicial district as president judge fo: eleven years Having acquired a hhera and classical education, he read lave unde the late William Lyon, Esq., deceased, an after passing successfully a rigid examma tion on the 29th day of August, 1849, was admitted to practice at this bar. He soo made himself known to his brethren as a able advocate, an industrious, hardworkej graspiug the great problems o" the law, a it were, by intuition, and soon became leading and successful member. Upon th death of the lamented Judge Alexande King, Judge Hall was called to fill th vacancy by Governor Geary m January 1S71, and at the ensuing election he wi elected president judge of this 3 udicial di trict, and was sworn mto office on the 13t of November, 1S71. That he the duties of this great office withabmt and fidelity we all know. Kindness, firn ness and impartiality characterized h action whde m office and he returned t private life with honor. Jlesolutd, That we deplore his death an that we are glad to know that his end wa peace with God and man. Jtesalvcd, That these resolutions be e tered upon the minutes of the court and copy thereof be delivered to the surviviu widow and children of the deceased. Resolved, That the members of the ba attend the funeral in a body. J. M. REYNOLDS, JOHN H. JOBDAS, Tuos. ARMSTRONG, E. M. r------ ALVIX L. LITTLE, EVERETT EVENTS. The Week's Happenings In the Big Borough Dotf n the "War. EVERETT September 13. Everet seems a little, quiet as a great many of our citizens are attending court. The infant child of B. Frank Wcav erling died on Tuesday evening after a short illness. It was aged one year The ball game on last Friday, Hope- well vs Everett, on the Everett bal! grounds, was very well attended. The core was 14 to 0 in favor of Everett. Only six inning were played. The .me was not very interesting on ac- ountof the big lead maintained "by our >oys. The funeral of William S. Garlick, if Earlston, who was bnried at Koek Hill burial grounds last Sunday, was ery largely attended. The Everett Lodge, I. 0. 0. F., conducted the fu :eral services. The sermon was preaeh- d at Rock Hill church by Eev. J. S. iarney. On September 21 the Everett baseball earn will cross bats with the Frost- urg, Md., team. We have a strong earn now and feel confident of victory, t is expected to be the most interest- ng game of the season played in Ev- rett. After their game here the Frost urg team will go on to Huntingdon nd play there. Jos. E Thropp has just purchased le electric motor and engine formerly sed by the Philadelphia Inquirer for gating and power and is now having t put up near the furnace engine room j will be used for lighting the furnace, is own residence and the grounds in arlston and also for other residents n Earlston who want it. George Richey, of South street, Ev- rett, was born May S6, 1836, and died eptember 11, 1899, of consumption. was buried in the Hershberger bu- al grounds in Snake Spring Valley, 37. G. M. Brown officiating. He iras a member of the Lutheran church nd lived in Everett all his life with e exception of one year when he was n the west. On last Sunday, while driving up the lack Valley road, Mrs. G W. Taylor nd baby and Mrs. Lillie Detwiler ere thrown from their buggy by the orse becoming scared at some boys ho were pushing a truck on the lack Valley R. R. The horse turned lort around, upsetting the buggy, he two women were severely cut and raised, but the baby was unhurt. Several of our young folks recently eparted for other schools and colleges, further prepare themselves for the attic of life. Misses Ola McClure and ucile Barndollar returned to Wil- amsport academy. They were aecom- anied by Miss Ola's father, A. M. Mc- .ure. Frank C. Felton, son of George elton, of Earlston, has gone to Get- 'sburg, to take a classical course, :ter which he will study law. Charles ichards returned to Mereersburg Millie Henry, son of Dr. W. P. S !enry, and H. Frank Gump, Jr., went o Mereersburg and were accompanied y their' fathers, who returned on hursday. Warren Stontnour, son of amuel Stoutnour, went to Lafayette ollegs. He will take up civil engin- ering. Garfield Lucas, son of Jamt s ucas, passed the examination and btained the free course at State col- :gc allotted to this senatorial district. Early Monday morning the sad news as circulated about town that Joseph ender had died very suddenly. He as stricken while lacing bis shoes in le kitchen, having just arisen. Feei- ng the stroke coming on him, he arous- d his wife by knocking on the floor nd told her to quickly summon aid, s he felt himself going, but he was ead before Dr. E. J. Miller and Dr. W Trimbath, who had been sent for, ould reach his side, although but a ew minutes had elapsed. Joseph M ender was born at Bendersville, dams county, Pa., December 16, 1829, ad died September 11, 1899, being al- icst seventy years old. He was a ighly respected and useful citizen of verett and for many years conducted planing mill business here, retiring nly a few months ago. The funeral rvices will be held at the house Fri- ay morning at Rev. Hinkle fficiating. His son, E. B Bender, of rowata, Indian, territory, who had een summoned, arrived on Wednesday. His brothers. Isaac Bender, of Altoona, nd John Bender, of Hanover, and his Bender, of Bendersville, nd Mrs. D. W. Bbbert, wife of Rev ]bbert of Milton., also James Bender, f Altoona, were relatives from a dis- ance who came here to attend the uneral. W. J. Captain Whlael Weeps The following appeared in a recent ssue of the Philadelphia Inquirer When the 5 47 train arrived from Pitts- urg and came to astopm the big shed forty jembersofthe Josiah Baughman 31, of Everett, Pa climbed down the car teps, carrying their post flags and large, ubstantial looking bundles. They wern under the command of the commander, William H Whisel. They will make their uarters at Salvation Army Hall, Fortieth treet and Lancaster avenue. uYes, we are glad to come to the City ol Jrotherly said Captain Whisel, who ost bis left arm m his country's service 'Sly comrades here are all good, hardy f el- ows and we expect to enjoy ourselves im- mensely. There are only forty of us, but there will be forty more come to-morrow, 30 you see we are pretty strong in jars." 'Great preparations hard been made to welcome the said the reporter "Yes, we know that Philadelphia is re- nowned for her open-handed hospitality and we are'glad of the opportunity to see vour city. It makes my heart rejoice to ind so many old comrades around me These times are the happiest ones of my .ife, butjust think of ail those who ar not on this earth to be with us in this re union." Here the brave soldier who had face( many dangers unflinchingly wiped away a tear as he led his comrades to the Marke treet cars. Social .Eveut. The following persons spent Wed nesday evening very pleasantly at the home of Ed. Hartley, of Snake Sprini township: Mr. and Mrs. J. n McAtee Mrs. J Q McAtee, Miss McAtee, Mis May McAtee, of Philadelphia; Mrs. A B Miller, Miss Miller, of Berwick; J G. Hirtley, Jr, of Greensburg; H Hartley and daughters, of Snak Spring township; Dr. Miller, of Sas ton; Miss Cessna, H. B. Cessna, o Rainsburg; Miss Blaekwelder, Mis Hartley, Miss Sue Jordan Dr. Blaekwelder, J. R. Cessna, of Be( ford. The special feature of the eve ning's amusements was a cake walk Miss McAtee and Mr. Cessna "too the It! If the Thropp millions were assesse in Bedford county the taxes therefrom wou'd come good to pay court ex nenses this week. COI, J. H. FILLEK iurg, but the number of old soldiers did not exceed those at Pittsburg. 'he hospitality of the people of the City of Brotherly Love was great, but ,'d not surpass our western city. The ecoralions were grand, but not as irofuse as in Pittsburir. The electric isplay was of the best. We had good uarters and were well taken care of y the committee. The police were watchful that no comrades suffered at he hands of sharpers, iu fact, every uspicious party was arrested and cooped" before the old comrades ar- ived Quite a number of old comrades nswered to the last roll-call while ttending the encampment, on account E heat and heart trouble. On ay the Hahnemann hospital received ve hundred persons who were taken ick or overcome by the heat and other ospitals had some entered for the ame reason. Most of the persons who ere taken to hospitals were women, nd mostly stout women, who could ot stand the heat and the squeezing n the dense crowds on the route of he parade. As to the reunion of the regi- ient, Pennsylvania volunteers, it was le most interesting that has ever een held. There were fifty-one pres- ht. Mrs. JulUt White Watson, a anghter of the late Col. Richard Vhite, with her husband, M. C. Wat- on, a lawyer of Indiana county, was resent and was enthusiastically re- eived by the old boys. Col. John H 'iller presided, in the absence of the resident, Noah Lohr, of Indiana G1R, ENCAMPMENT -fe------ It Was One ;of the Best Eve Held. COL.-J. H. FILLER Elected President of the VI fty-Fifth Regi- mental HLg- sonff Choseii Secretary, The G. A. R. encampment in Phila- delphia last week was among the best that has ever been held. The crowds of people were greater than at Pitts- CAPT, JOSIAII niSSONG. he following officers for the ensuing ear were elected by acclamation 'resident, Col. John H. Filler; secre- ary and treasurer, Capt. Josiah His- ong. Indiana, Pa., was chosen as the lace for the next reunion. The secretary had twenty deaths to eport for the last year. The follow- ng is the death rate for the year: 'rancis Christ, Company K; Samuel Vhysong, Company K; Capt John D D; Capt. Wm. G. Moore, Tompany D; Thomas Nelly, Company William Ressler, Company D; apt. Levi Weaver, Company G; Augustus Marquette, Company K; Fry, Company F; George J. Hadden, Company F; Thomas Noland, Company I; Timothy Cole, Company Wm. Fessler, Company B; Lieut, ohn L. Taylor, Company F; Jacob Meyers, Company I; Joseph Lingen- elter, Company A; John D. Glass, lompany F; John Stand, Company William Huffman, Company B; John iVatts, Company B. Short addresses were made by Captain Hodge, Lieut. Daniel Bohannan and others and a communication from Mrs. Richard White and daughter, Mrs. Mabel Tel- 'ord, was read by Mrs. Watson. The 'ollowing named comrades atttended: Col. John II. Filler, Lieut-Col. James tfetzgar. Daughters of the regiment, Mrs. Juliet White Watson, Mrs. W. H. Wood. Company A James A. Mills, Eeno- vo; Robert Daugherty, Harrisburg Richard Sharp, Cornelius Conrad, Pat rick F. Hughes, Altoona; Capt. P. H. Hodge, Swissdale; John Ebrenfeldt Allegheney Company B Frank Berger, Harris burg; George Fahrenback, Obolds Matthew M. Mandei back, Reading; John Kenney, Bern ville; John A Matthews, Womelsdorf Company C Thomas dale; Charles K. Hallowell, Philadel phia. Company D: D. W. Prosser, Bed ford; James H. Stoutnour, Everett; H Y. Arnold, Philadelphia. Company E: Charles Kantner, Will iam Knehn, Minersville; George Ir vine, Tower City; Aaron ifoder, Nu David Weir, James Kilrain Blanchdale; George Roudenbnsh, Mt Carmel; Thomas Steele, Philip Merkle Shamokin. Company G: C. C! Van Ripper Punxsutawney; James Swiger, Lancas ter; Ed. Looker, A S. Millhouse, Ear risburg; Jonn F. McAdams, Cleveland 0.; Lieut Dan Bohannan, Pittsburg C. B. Shields, Altoona; Capt. n. A Chester. Company H: R C. Smith, Josia Hissong, Point; John Z Deck, Rehrers burg; George Wisel, Fishertown; Wil" iam W. Feight, Everett; Silas Gall pher, Schellsburg; 3. A. Salem N. J. Company K: H. W. Fox, Lykens Cyrus Butler, Spring City; Simon Mu_ sleman, Lilly; Henry JM. Miller, Wil iam Miller, Reading; Henry F. Hille brandt, Osborne, Kan. Companies F and I were not repre sentei at the re-union, G. A. R. WEDDING BELLS. Matrimonial Alliances Entered Into 'thi PttfttJFewIlays. A quiet but very pretty wedding took place at the home of Judge Nel son, of Cessna, on the evening of the 7th of September, when his daughter. Miss Nettie V. Nelson, and J.. Daniel Wolf, of Wolfsburjf, were united in marriage by their pastor, Rev. F. E. Purcell. The bride beautifully dressed in pure white and the groom wore the conventional black. As Miss Bertha Brown, of Pavia, sounded the notes of the wedding march the happy couple stepped into the parlor. They were preceded by the bride's brother, Howard, of Illinois, and her sister, of Cessna. As many of the near rela- ives of the bride and groom as could >e present were there to witness the and extend to them their best wishes. May their life be long and happy The bride received many use- ul and handsome presents. OBSERVER. Cartyrlght-Dlbert. At the residence of the bride's mother, Mrs. Sophia Dibert, in Bed- ord, on Thursday morning at 8 o'clock liss Jennie B. Dibert was united in marriage to William A. Cartwright, of Oil City. Rev. Irvin W. Hendricks, >astor of the Reformed church of Bed- ord, officiated. The family and a few }f the most intimate friends of the witnessed the ceremony. After he nuptial knot was tied a sumptuous ireakfast was served. The bride and Toom left on the train for an ex- ended wedding trip, after which they take up their residence in Oil City, 'he groom is a carriage painter and is n the employ of the Pennsylvania lailroad company. The bride is an xcellent young woman and has a multitude of friends here, with whom THE GAZETTE joins in wishing the appy couple "bon voyage" o'er the latrimonial sea. Galley-Ramsey. William Gailey, of Altoona, and Miss 3eorgiana Ramsey were united in mar- iage in the Church of God, Saxton, on 'uesday, at high noon. Rev. J. A Detter, pastor of the church, officiated llarence Huff, John Kelly and George Inyeart, of Saxton, and G. 0. Steek- ian, of Altoona, were ushers; Miss ulia S. Abbott, of Saxton, was brides- laid, and Edgar Ramsey, of Altoona, est man. The wedding march was layed by Miss Lena Enyeart, of Sax- on. The bride is a daughter of Mr. nd Mrs. L. S. Ramsey, of Saxton. [r. and Mrs. Gailey will make their ome in Altoona. Harper-Ashcom Miss Maude, daughter of Hon. E. S. Ashcom, of Riddlesburg, was married o John C. Harper, of Pittsburg, in 'rinity church, Pittsburg, Thursday, eptember 7, 1899, by Rev. Benton 'he bride and groom left immediately or a tour of the lakes and will be at ome in their residence on Staunton venue, Pittsburg, after October 1 he groom is a prominent railroad ian and has been with the Pennsyl- ania Railroad company for a number f years. The bride is a handsome, ccomplished yonng woman and has a ost of friends in Bedford county. 'HE GAZETTE extends congratulations. Schllncke-Turner. Rev. Howard L. Schlincke, of Fen- on, Del., was married on Thursday of ast week to Miss Idella Louisa Turner t the residence of the bride, Odenton, Md. Rev. Mr. Schlincke was formerly astor of the Bedford circuit of the Methodist Protestant church. K of P. Bedford Lodge No. 436, Knights of 'ythias, has sent out invitations to a banquet to be held at the Grand Cen- ral hotel, September 25, in connection with the celebration of the 25th anni- of the organization of the odge. The programme for the day is 3 follows: Members will meet at 7.30 p. m. in regu- ar session in their lodge room, where ad- resses will be delivered by Supreme Chancellor Thomas G Sample, Past Su- rerne Representative H. O. Kline, Grand Chancellor Scott Dibert and others. The anquet will be held at 9 30 o'clock. Dr P. Statler, P. C ,will act as toast-master, 'he toasts follow: Our Supreme Thomas G. Chancellor. 'Our Grand Scott Dibert, Grand Chancellor. 'Our and William C. Smith, P. C. 'True Cleaver. P. C. and Future of Our H. 0. Kline, Past Grand Chancellor. On Sunday, September 24, at 9.30 a. m. the members will assemble in rheir lodge room and proceed in a body to the Methodist Episcopal 2hurch, where Eev. E. M. Stevens will preach a sermon to the lodge at 10 30 Barns Burned. The large bank barn on the farm of David R. Longenecker, of South Wood- >ury township, was destroyed by fire Saturday afternoon, together with about 800 bushels of grain, all the hay .t contained and several hogs. The horses and other stock were saved The loss is nearly with but a ight insurance. It is thought the fire was the work of an incendiary A bank barn belonging to Silas lar, of near Bard, was burned Monday morning. A lot of hay and grain and farming implements were also con- sumed. The flre, it is believed, was of incendiary origin. The loss is esti- mated at insurance. Fire destroyed the barn of Miss Keturah Bridenthal, in East St. Clai; township, Friday night. Some hay straw and farming implements were also burned. The loss is about partly covered by insurance. Deeds Recently Recorded. Mary Moore to John W. Moore, lo' in Saxton; Emma Alstadt and others to Frank E Colvin, 63 acres in West St. Clai township; consideration Frank E. Colvin to James A. Mickel 63 acres in West St. Clair township consideration W. T. Daugherty to Joseph G. Mari ner, 300 acres in Broad Top township consideration nominal. Harry Warsing to Mrs. A. A. Eiche! berger, lot in Hopewell borough; con sideration When Bedford People Are of Some Use. The Philadelphia congressman ha imported a Philadelphia lawyer to de fend him in court. Bedford count people don't seem'to be of any accoun except as an election day. JAMJSB.EUSTIS The Ex-Ambassador To France Suc- cumbs To Pneumonia. HIS POLITICAL CAREER. He Waft Well Equipped to Represent Thin Country At the French Capital Hon. James B. Eustis, ambassador to France under Cleveland's adtmnistra- .ion, died at Newport, R. L, on Satur- !ay, of pneumonia. Mr. Eustis was HOU. JAMES B. EUS1TS. Mrn in New Orleans, La., August 27, 834. He received a classical educa- ion and attended the Harvard Law chool in 1853 and 1854. He was ad- mitted to the bar in 1856 and practised n New Orleans. At the commence- ment of hostilities between the north nd south he entered the Confederate irvice as judge advocate on the staff f General Magruder and after one ear's service was transferred to the taff of Gen. Joe Johnston, with whom e served until the close of the war. Mr. Enstis.like many another south- rn gentleman, went back to his home n New Orleans to find everything hanged by the war, the fortunes of is family included. As soon as things ere straightened out after the war Mr. Eustis went back to his profes- ional work with his old zest and with ew success. Always a lover of books, e took his recreation in his library, inong other things translating Gui- ot's ''History of Civilization" into Inglish. He also yielded to an invita- ion to go into politics In 1874 he 'as elected to the state senate for four ears. His next jump was to the nited States senate, to which he was lected in )885. In the senate, Sena- or Eustis, with characteristic frank- ess and boldness, stood up for what e regarded as Democratic principles. Vlr. Eustis was recognized as one of 3e most eloquent orators in the sen- te, the senators basing their high stimate of his oratory not so much on peeches he made in open session as pon those he made in executive ses- ion. naturally enough, be best speech he ever made was lade in executive session during the 'anama canal discussion and was a eu- ogy on France. When it devolved upon Mr. Cleveland o appoint an ambassador to France in 893 he needed no one to tell him that tfr. Eustis was the man of all men for he place. When the time came, with- ut so far as is known a word of sug- estion from any one, he made up his lind to appoint him and offered him be post in the most complimentary lanner. That his choice was a wise ne was proven by his ministry in 'ranee, for no man, it is safe to say, as ever been sent abroad by the Jnited States who was so well equip- ed personally and by acquaintance vith public men and affairs, not only f the country to which he was ae- redited, but of neighboring countries. He not only knew the language, the iterature, the history and the public men of France, but the state secrets of ler government and the intimate jossip of her society. He knew France uch better than most of our repre- entatives at the court of St. James ave known England. Mr. Eustis believed in rotation in of ice and that it is the duty of a presi .ent to fill the publicoffices with mem- sers of his own party. Less than two months after Mr. Cleveland had enter- ed the White House.in 1S85, Mr. Eustis, hen a senator, authorized a statement severely criticising the administration, .vhich was widely quoted. In personal Mr. Eustis had more than his share of the gift of the gods. He vas finely built and possessed a hand some, honest face. He was democratic n his manners, courteous and consid- erate of every one he met, without either arrogance or condescension. The P. M. B Again to the Front. The Pittsbnrg, Johnstown, Ebens burg and Eastern railroad, better known as the is to enter Altoona and it is proposed, as soon ac the extension into the city is com pleted, to extend the road, by elevated tracks from the central station, acros the Pennsylvania railroad to the eas side of the city through Collinsville then south to connect with the Penn sylvania Midland railroad, thence t Mana's Choice, Bedford county, am connect with the Baltimore and Ohic road. Should these proposed exten sions be made the new road will con neet the Baltimore and Ohio and th Beech Creek roads and open up one o the wealthiest coal and lumber region in the state. The Altoona papers are authority for the above. Marriage LicensM. Lawrence Wigfield, of Piney Creek and L'zzie Alice Leasnre, of Silve Mills. Jacob D. Wallace and Carrie Ame lia Elizabeth Ritehey, of Snake Sp township. Walter Cogan, of Snake Spring Va! ley, and Flora Sollenberger, of Clove Creek. William Gailey, of Altoona, an Georgiana Ramsey, of Liberty town ship. Nathan M. Bequeath and Elizabet G Bowser, West Providence township William A. Cartwright, of Oil Cit; and Jennie B. Dibert, of Bedford. Christ R. Holsinger, of Watersidi and Lettie Dooley, of Maria. PERSONAL NOTES. People Who Move Hither and Thither in This BUST World. Mr. John T. Gephart is attending State college. Hon. W. P. Schell is visiting friends in Philadelphia. Mr, S. B. Flnck, of Woodbury, was in Bedford this week. Mr. W. Scott Sams, of Everett, was .n town on Thursday. Mrs. Henry Reamer, of Philadelphia, .s a guest of Mrs. E. F. Kerr. Mr. John A. Wishart, of Well's Tan- nery, was in town this week. Mr. John G. Hartley, of Greensburg, s greeting friends in Bedford. Mr. Lawrence L. Brown, of Hastings, s in Bedford attending court. Mr. James Curry, of a few days this week in Bedford. Mr. John K. of Hyndman, vas in Bedford several days this week. Prof. J. H. Phillips, of Somerset, pent Monday with friends in Bedford Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Allibone spent everal days this week in Philadelphia. Mr. John McAtee and wife, of Phila- visiting friends in Bedford. Mr. H. H. Teeter, of Woodbury, paid a visit to the county seat on Tuesday. Miss Ola Bellinger, of Marshfield, Mo., is visiting her uncle, Mr. J. M. hoemaker. Mr. Frank Spidel, of Philadelphia, is isiting his parents, Capt. and Mrs. I. P. Spidel. Mr.'and Mrs. Jacob Furry, of New interprise.are visiting their daughter, Mrs. Simon H. Sell. Mrs. William Leader and children, of Juquesne, are visiting Mrs Leader's mother-in-law, Mrs. G C. Leader. On Saturday Mrs. J. C. Wright went o Boston to attend the funeral of her rother, Rear-Admiral Henry F. Pick- off- Miss Clenirnie Burket and Miss Ma- le Beemiller left on Tuesday for a. wo weeks' visit to friends in Pitts- urg. Postmaster J. G Cobler, Editors G. P. Veaverling and J. C. Chamberlain, of iverett, were Bedford visitors this 'eek. Messrs. Paul Reed and Percy Daniels ave returned to Lancaster to resume aeir studies at Franklin and Marshall ollege. Ex-County Commissioner James Ihodes and Mr. J. W. Saxton, among this week's visitors to the ounty capital. Mrs. James Grouse and her father, Jr. Simon Naus, spent Sunday in jllerslie with the latter's daughter, drs. Elmer Blume. Mr. Samuel F. Stiver, who has been cting as policeman at Kennewood ark, situated about twelve miles from ittsburg, has returned to Bedford. Mr. H. B. Aaron, of Loysburg, and Ir. C. II. Sell, of Woodbury, spent a ew days here this week with the lat- er's brother, Attorney Simon H. Sell. Yesterday Mr. J. Scott Corle went to 'hiladclphia to buy his Christmas oods He was accompanied by his wife. Ir. and Sirs. Corle will spend Sunday t Atlantic City. Mr. D C. Lloyd, an old soldier of Postoria, 0; on his way home from the ncampment in Philadelphia, stopped few days this week at Bedford with is cousin, Mr. J. W. Penrose. Mrs. Ella Gilchrist will leave for Philadelphia and New York to-day to Durehase her fall and winter stock of millinery and fancy goods. She will e accompanied by her sister, Miss irnma Leo. Among the visitors to Bedford on Wednesday were Dr. R. C. Talbot, Messrs. Daniel Ott, C G. Masters, W. V. McDaniel, 0 F. Davis, Martin Barndollar, Samuel Wehn and David )efibaugh, of Everett. On Wednesday Druggist J. Reed rvine left for Philadelphia and New York on a business mission. He also will visit Scranton and attend the meeting of the state council of the iunior Order United American Mechan- cs. Mrs. Sarah Fisher and Mrs. Maggie Lloyd, of Chicago, are visiting their brothers, Messrs. James, Samuel and lohn Hammond, of near Cessna. Mrs. risher's, husband, Jacob, who died a 'ew years ago, bore the honor of hav- ng Fishertown named after him. The Roaring Spring correspondent of the Altoona Tribune says "Rev. W. W. Reese, of Ray's Hill, preached for the Methodists both morning and eve- ning last Sunday. Rev. Reese was formerly pastor here. His old parish- ioners were delighted to hear him again." Dr. E A. Lowe, Dr. Jesse Mullin and Dr. W. A. Marsh, of Mt. Pleasant, who drove from their home to Somer set, spent a couple days in Bedforc this week. Dr. Lowe was a member o the gallant Tenth nia volunteers, which acquitted itsel: so nobly in the Philippines. Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Home and son Mr. and Mrs. George Mardorff am children, Mr. and Mrs. John Lee, Mr Jesse Howsare, Miss Mary Davis, Miss Rebecca Howsare, Miss Amy Gilchrist Miss Ettie Bowers, Miss Annie Naugle Messrs. John Naugle, Charles Beard William Brice, Moss Corle and Charles Mardorff spent Sunday at Snlphu Springs. Mr. Silas H. Sparks, of Winfield Cowley county, Kansas, is visiting a the homes of A. B Riddle and E. F. this place Mr. Sparks lived two miles southeas of Everett up to the year 1874, when he moved to Cowley county, Kansas where he settled down on a large trac of land of which he has become th owner and on which he has lived eve since and has been very successful in business. During the civil war he was a member of a Bedford county com pany in a Pennsylvania regiment am returned to attend the Grand Arm; encampment in Philadelphia last week He will remain some weeks in th county and expects to see his nativ home and friends in West Providence Monroe and Everett. At the Opera Hoase. The entertainment which will b given by the Gus Sun Rising min strels at the opera house next Wed nesday evening should draw a crowde house. This famous company is com posed of first-class artists throughon and the new features advertised hav been received with rapturous approva wherever they have appeared. IN BRIEF, Town Talk and Neighborhood Notes. MANY ITEMS OF INTEREST Olenned Prom Vartoru Point! Picked Dp Br VlfUwt Be- Mercbant H. A. Barnett is ill. Rough Eider Jack it again in the saddle. H. W. Simmons, of Everett, wu in Bedford this week selling md views. Work of the pension bureau: Minor hildren of Moset Johnson ot Bedford, a month. The Holy Communion will be eele- rated in the Trinity Reformed church, Friend's Cove, next Sunday. Joseph F. lloenstein and Ida Burk, if Queen, obtained a marriage license t Cumberland the other day. Commencing next Luth- ran Sunday school will be held at 2 i. m. instead of in the morning. Miss Blaekwelder delightfully en- tertained a number of her hursday evening of last week. Miss Sallie Fletcher, of Mann's Ad- ition, has secured a position in W. A. Morehouse's photograph gallery. Brakeman Frank HcFerran, of near Hyndman, was run over by a train at lockwood Sunday morning and killed. On Thursday, September 21, H. B. Aaron, of Loysburg, will tell his per- onal property. See ad. on fourth age. A marriage license was recently granted at to Jacob lively, of Queen, and Clara Kennedy, fKing. Landlord J. H. Hafer, of the Bedford House, purchased a handsome and peedy trotter at onv day lis week. THK GAZETTE competitors thank Ir. and Mrs. Wilson for generous donation of dainty wed- ing cake. Levi was recently injur- d by the cars at Huntingdon, died at is home near Saxton on Wednesday f last week. On Saturday Sheriff Dodson sold four ouses in Bedford borough belonging o Mrs. Martha J. Fisher to H. A. Bar- ett for The track foremen of the Bedford ivision are getting ready for the an- ual inspection, which takes place on iiis division once in a while. Last week Mrs. George Milburn moved into the new house on South nliana street which she recently pur- hased from Samuel S. Claar for J. n. Wardle, of New York, isin- pecting the postoffices of Bedford ounty. He was in Bedford oa Wed- nesday. Reamer Hoke, assistant pott- aster of Altoona, is accompanying nspector Wardle. Charles Wright, of Bedford, was ar- ested by Officer S F. Stiver at Me- Kecsport on Friday on the charge of .esertion, preferred by his wife. On Saturday Constable D. R. Earnest ironght the prisoner to Bedford. Vright gave bail for his appearance at ourt. The Bedford Classical academy will begin its fall term on Wednesday next, September 20. An encouraging num- >er of new students will be enrolled, 'rot. C. V. Smith has been in charge >f the academy for three years and he work he has done here has been acceptable. Letters of administration on the es- ate of Samuel K. Sanderson, late of Saxton, have been granted to Elmer E. Sanderson; on the estate of Gideon D. Trout, late of East St. Clair town- >hip, to J. A. Trout; on the estate of Sebastian Wolf, late of Juniata town- ship, to Joseph E. Seifert and W. H. Cuppett. John Ed. Brown, colored, was arrest- ed on Tuesday evening for disorderly conduct. The prisoner declined to go to the cooler with Policeman Mock and as a result he was somewhat disfigured when brought before 'Squire Frazier for sentence. Being unable to pay his iae, he was returned to the lock-up for eighteen hours. The Bedford Industrial company ef- fected the following temporary organ- ization on Tuesday: President, Hon. J. Wright; secretary and treasurer. Prof C. J. Potts; directors, HOB. J. C. Wright, Capt. S. S. Metzger, Prof. C. J. Potts, H. D. Tate, Esq., and J. W. Les- sig. About twenty-five girls are cow employed in the new factory. The business men of Hyndman bare organized a Merchants' Protective as- sociation, the object of which is to maintain regularity of prices paid for country produce and protect the mer- chants from customers who habitually try to evade paying their bills. The officers are J. H. Brumbaugh, presi- dent; J. W. Madore, vice-president; C. R. Rhodes, secretary; Q. B. Yonng, treasurer. William L. Claar has sold U new property on South Juliana street to Samuel Andrews, of Colorado, for 600. This fine residence will be occu- pied by Mr. Andrews' mother and (ister, who will move to Bedford next month. Henry Gibton, who has been occupying this house, will return to bis farm in Colerain township. He had the house rented until April 1, but in order to as- sist Mr. Claar in making a sale, he generously agreed to give up posses- sion of the building. William A. P. Wilson, a ciril en- gineer of Johnstown, was arrested near Ligonier last week on a proeeas issued by the Cambria county court. He was taken to Gbensburg to answer a charge of embezzlement preferred, several months ago, by Attorney Alex- ander King, of Bedford, who i censed Wilson of making use of some money he collected while working tor the Anderson heirs, who own immense tracts of timber acd local lands in Somerset county. Wilson was unable to secure bail at the time and was taken to Ebensburg. Later be was re- leased, but he failed to meet his prom- ise to return to Ebensbnrg to answer the charge at the September term of court.
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