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   Bedford Gazette (Newspaper) - September 14, 1906, Bedford, Pennsylvania                               The Centennial Edition of THE GAZETTE will lie issued September 21. Send in your subscription. ORD GAZETTE Among the Coumlry at America The Bcdfori Cazette is a Herald. VOL. 100 BEDFORD, PA., FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 1906 ESTABLISHED IN I805 PEOPLE DE- TIIR WEEK IN COURT "Farmer" Creasy's Ringing Address Transacted in the Local Temple of Court convened on Monday at m. F. G. Mickey, George Rohm and S. F. Statler were excused from jury service. Estate of Etta N. Reamer, late of Bedford, petition for sale of real es- r i I tate for purpose of distribution OT Acceptance, -ranted. Carrie J. Mitchell vs. James L CTAMHP rno oniiAnr nrAi ln divorce, petition for ap- STANDS FOR SQUARE DEAL poiutment of a master, George ______ j Points, Esq., appointed. Estate of Philip M. Smith, late of Mann, on petition, B. F. Madore, Eiu appointed auditor Estate of Samuel B. Long, late of ______ .3 petition of Marie Long, 'c'rdiik Ltr'g and Thclma Long for TVilliam T. Creasy, in accepting the Of a guardian, Laura Democratic-Lincoln Party nomination appoii-Ml; same bond for auditor general, declared for re- ol' Died and approved: same form in the most emphatic manner. petition for allowancj grant- He reviewed many of the changes th? ea- people demanded for years, but which tlf Clara MiIIs alul The Fusion Canuidate For Auditor General in the Fight For the Con- stitutional Rights of the People. always denied them by the ma- P. Mills, minor children of Isaac C. chine. Mills, late of Monroe, petition of _. Maty .Mills, guardian, for allowance' The action of some railroads in re- for Of minors granted. ducing their rate of fare, said Mr. Elmer W. Moore, receiver, vs. A. Creasy, will have no bearing on the re- B. on tne trial list, spe- sult at the polls In November. It will "ial matter on the part of defendant have no effect on the legislature ol 1907. he added, declaring that the ple will insist on the of two of Emma J. Ilolsinger, laf1 >f Bloomfielcl. petition ot ('harlo; T. iiolsingei for an order of allov am e rent rate legislation, the right of trolley ,01. sllplmn of ,ninol. companies to carry freight and creation of a railroad Mr. Creasy's speech in tull is as foi lows: Petitkn ol Amanda M V. for the appointment ot a gu ;rdian for lames, Bertha, Clayton and R.ith "Mr. Chairman and Committee of No- i Matthews, minor children of Anna tificatioti ot the Democratic an] Lin- Rep'ibU-an State Conventions: u acceot.rg the nomi- defendant pleaded nation for the offine of Auditor General .niili.; a-rl was sfnU'iiced to pay a J am deeply sensible of the respons! fin of costs of jiiosec-iition and billty which it involves. i undergo imprijonment in the West- "While I appreciate the honor con- ern Penilentiaiy at Allegheny, foi I cannot fail to realize the fact period of three j ears, that personal considerations did not ln re founty bridge over Dunning's at Jones lording in East St G 'orge Blackburn, Esq., .111 loin'-rd surveyor and Samuel Boor n I I'anc-ock viewers. Petition itresented for county bridge over Sandy Run creek in Influence the choice cf your conven hut '-atb'-r the belief that candidate whom it named would, in good faith nnd good conscience, en- deavor to discharge every duty, how- ever grave, imposed upon him alonp Iji't ad Top and order granted to the lines of honest government and Lewis Pittman, sui veyor, and George good c-itizprship which are laid j down, in no -mcertain courses, in Penn- sylvania I "The dnr'.irations of principles and reforms nd'-oc-ated by the several rr.p- rpppntative c-cmventions of that great bcxly of the people of Pennsyhaula who are opposed to the exUilng condi- tions and met: ods of thp adminWra- tion of those offices of the state gov- i eminent stiil in the hands of the ma-1 chine, meet my hearty endorsement, and are in I'ne with my efforts in the j last six legislatures of our state. rind D E. Smith, viewers. In the matter ot a proposed bridge in Southampton where public high- cros-e-i Tow n creek, Samuel Ake ip muted suiveyor and John II. Bar- ,v." and J. D. James viewers agrecnu'ilt the case of Chaile-; :ket vs A. II. was continued; 1-) Hit- case ot David B vs Huntingdon and Broad Top .juntuin Railroad and Coal Com- uny. Vitalus P, Wertz, administratoi of .M. deceased, vs Sarah Morn, et ah, continued on ac- "These platforms mean to give bacli o int of the inability of an impoitant to the peonle their constitutional rights to b.- which for 30 years or more have been Bond of I. P. Miller with County shamefully .vampled under foot by un- for masonry of cer- scrup'ilons and dffiant manipulators ol a political machine run In the interests of predatory corporations. "The result is a patch work cystem oi laws for the heneHt of the few at thE expense of the many. "In the Pennsylvania state govern- aia county bridges filed and ap- .jioved. Thomas E. Ott et al vs. W W. Ho -kenberr; et al., sheriff's appro- priation filed and confirmed nisi. On petition, W. L. Hurley appoint- of election for Mann's to fill caused by the ment the auditor general's departmenl r sh-nation of E. K. May. is the business office of the state, and should he run on business principles The reports, which are several yean behind, should be promptly made Ir no other department is the financial growth and Industrie.! an vancement of the state so clearly man! fested "The duties of the auditor general are very broad, and give him great power which, if properly used will save tc the statf thousands of dollars In con- Junction with the fute treasurer, he collects and disbunea annually over "What are t'-ie necessities of the stati goveinment which demand the produc- tion of such an iromtnse revenue? "There ar- alwuys tho expenses of the Estate of D. II. Over, late of South petition for order of sale fi pin-prise ol distiibution allowed n, for. i' R. liabcock vs. Frank Fritchey, lift'-i appropriation filed and con- 1. uiKiei the rules of court. Estate ot George W. Hildorbrant If oft oiidondc'i-ry, widow's inven- i i filed and confirmed nisi: same netition for order of sale of r-j il estate and granted. R'tilt n of inquest on the bodies of G o Wenck. College and A. il. O'Neal filed. M et al. vs. J. te- V, ilson el al sheriff's appropria- ti'.n tiled and conflrmecl nisi. Bond ot W. II. Howry, tax collec- tor of Ilarn'son, filed and approved Estate of Josiah Amos, late of Bed- different departments of government, I fol'cl- petition of Mary E, Amos, the care of charitable institutions, and 1 of Joe F. Amos, for allow- the payments to counties for schools, for educational purposes grant- roads and other purposes, and yet the annual average balance remaining ID the state treasury exceeds "When the thoughtful citizen takes the time to inquire into the history oi the revenue legis'ation of Pennsylva- nia, he will find that the cumbersome In re toad trom Chaneysville via il ii Vail y to in South- of filed and -i ii-'i-'rcd nisi. O.'. petition John Ciinie, a native jf S-otliiiid. admitted to citizen- ship. Estate of Samuel Gtr-er, late o' ana expens-ve meuious mmei Solltll Voodburv, nelition the state taxes are collected are patches I0, lo est.lte upon a framework which was enacted _.. cl n ,di saine bollll flled Alld nearly 100 years ago And notwith- i standing the totally changed conditions 'Oi'ima ,1. I.'olsinger's heirs vs of today, the old vehicle is still driven Cl'arlej T. recklessly, and it would be difficult to propriatioj. filed a-icl continue! nis and expens-ve methods under which estimate the tost of the collection ot ttate taxes, or explain the irrational methods that are used to disburse or Invest the balances "It is a sound financial proposition that the government should not be a lender. It Is also a common-sense proposition that it is a poor financial policy to exact taxes from the people Pa'd into coii.t naid to creditor and after deducting the cost of collect-1 Ing them to repay them. Better permit them to remain with the people in tha first instance e of Am lia J. Bennett, lat p.'tilion of rKle, Kia-'is Mearkle and George arlvk' for the appointment of .trdian, Upton .1. a-ipon' same estate, netuioi pivseute, ot and same P. II. Coiner J. T Fitzimon al. .iskiiij; that nionev Petition presented tot the incur liition or the Methodic church, Everett, Earlston Methodist Kpistopa! church, Earls- "The man whose duty calls him M ton, and Barndollar First Methodist administer the affairs of the auditor Episcopal church, Everett, and same general's department of Pennsylvania must do his part in running the cum iiu orporated. ot .Kihn tax. collsc- bersome tax machine as it is set up, u" of Providence, filed and ap- but he is not a careful man who will! not make a thorough examination and an of the machinery with a view to suggesting legitimate repairs. "The first consideration of a citizen who has been deputized by the people to fill a state office is their interests. "The unenual and excessive burdens of taxation j come a financ" officer of the state to safely aid rightfully subscribe to the proposition in this reform fight, which says' 'We repeat our demands for equali- zation, and iccomaiend that the largo surplus of the people's taxes remaining in the state treasury from year to year Estate of Joseph Rose, late of Har- n-.on. widow's inventory lead and tiled and rule waived for presentation and continued nisi. Petition of citizens of Southampton for viewers to vacate and change road leading acioss Tussey mountain 'rom Chaneyaville to Cumberland. justify one who would be-i-'llc1-- Samuel Ake appointed surveyoi John R. Ott and Samuel Shaffei viewers Estate of D II Over, late of South bond of administratrix for of real estate filed and approved. of Annie M. Drenning, child of James and Margaret tor appointment ot a for purpose of marriage. be applied to the reduction of taxes for refused. the support of the common schoo.s levied in the several school districts of the state, and to improvement ot the state from licenses and onal property be retained by the feral counties in which they are "Your candidate for auditor general in accepting this nomination, if called to the office by the vote of the people. promises a "square deal" to all, and will devote his best energies and abil- a ities to administering the office faith- fully and honestly for the best inter- ests of the state, which are the best Interests of the people." quire into the alleged insanity oi son. Walter Shceders. Attorney Jobr N. MtnnCcli, Dr. A. c. 15 H Horne appointed commissioners. In re petition to annex a poition of Napier to Schellsburg for schoo' jurposes report of viewers filed and confirmed nisi. Estate of Henry B. late of Bedford township, petition of as- for ap-ioinnnent ot a -praisarc all, and Samuel S. Stucksy and W. E. Reile. .nd abil-1 appointed; same estate, widow's in- The Centennial Gazette Editor am greatly in- terested in the publication of Centennial edition of the Bedford Ga- zette, which will be issued on Sep- tember 21, because it will contain many important facts relative to the early history of Bedford county. Every family in the county should carefully preserve It for the use of their children. In value will increase with age as the present generation passes away; and In the next and succeeding ations, money cannot buy a copy. I only desire to call the attention the public to the importune o procuring copies of thy p-tx-' foi- l'i valuable information it will con! wbich in fifty years Will bs tnobtain able. Hiatoria. fibd and caafirmed nibi. In le petition for county budge a .Kiniata Crossings, repoit of inspec oi'-, filed and approved. Petition of citizei.s.of Napier and h" irrison for annexation to Mann's Choice for school purposes, Hiram Blackburn appointed surveyor and D W. Prosser and B. F. Wilson viewers Trial List Lee Detwiler vs. George B. Smeltz- feigned ibsue to determine owner- of certain property levied on b> hariff, settled and compromised. Clnier W. Moore, receiver, vs. A. li plaintiff claimed the of fire insurance as- Sissment, case settled. George F. Miller vs. Martha V. .'ui'.ier, action in divorce, on tile of desertion, jury found in :avor of plaintiff. Susan Barley, Jr., vs. John H Deegle, summons in trespass. a.i claimed the sum of dam- cutting trees, etc.; the jury found in favor, of the defendant. M TRUSTS Speech of John.J, Green, Fusion Candidate For Internal PATRIOTISM ABOVE PARTY i'c-ople Be. -and Gang Rule Sllilll (V.r-e to Confine .V.-lhHie: -Vitliin Charter Limits Jo.in J. G o'n i'aity aienial afi; lation, dec would use t check abuse 'n, the Democratic-LIn- ididate for secretary of i, in accepting the nomi- ed that if elected hs powers of the office to by corporations, which had never b- a done in the past by tha Republican machine. His speech of ac-1 ceptance in full is as follows: i Mr. Chairman and deep appreciation of the honor con- 'erred, I accept the nominations by .be Democratic and Lincoln Parties for the office of Secretary of Internal t By the nominations which you lave tendered today decent citizens of liverse political creeds have shown hat patriotism is stronger than party prejudices. "Four hundred thousand Democrats, subordinating party pride to public good, crossed beyond their party lines .o select as their candidate for the highest place him whose life fits their platform as the glove fits the hand, and whose courageous manhood meets every requirement, no matter how ex- acting. Hundreds of thousands of Republi- cans, earnest bcllevsrs in every tenet of Republican faith, seeking the re- demption of the state and the purifi- cation of their party, in the name of their martyred L'incoln, have joined forces with their Democratic fellow- citizens and have nomftated a ticket, ipon which appears the names rf hree candidates selected by the Dem- ocratic convention. "These patriotic Republicans hava eft te the despoilers of their party only party name which was kept Bern by fraud, and the shattered renajny of what was the most power- ful the most unscrupulous ma- chine frhat had ever plundered an American commonwealth. "In almost every state, as in Penn- sylvania, honest citizens are breaking inrty ties where necessary, to curb conscienceless corporations and to de- stroy corrupt political machines. Most of the evils that afflict Pennsylvania have come from the lawlessness of corporations and the rapacity of the corrupt political machine of which they are and have been silent part- ners. The people demand that gang rule shall end, and that corporations shall divorce themselves from politics and confine their activities within their charter limits Because of the in- timate relationship between quasi- Dtiblic corporations and the Republican machine, the moneys of share-holders lave been diverted to the coffers of :he gang to bribe legislatures and de- bauch the electorate in return for per- nicious corporation legislation. In every battit1 that the people have waged to r  and Elizabeth Reighard and .ie was born on the old homestead, on January 4, 1831, and was there- fore 75 years, eight months and ,RO days. On September 7, 1854, he .MS united in marriage to Miss Caro- ine Ober of Morrison's Cove. To them were jorn eleven children. One ,f those, Cyrus, died in childhood. surviving are the following: job of Agency, la.; Wayne, living on ho homestead farm; Charles, Fred- rick, Albert and Francis, of Bedford ownship; Benjamin of lis. Sue Zimmers, Mrs. Henrietta jivjly and Mrs. Carrie Holderbaum, of Bedford township. The subject of our sketch was the last of a family if eight children anci lie is survived )y 21 grandchildren and one great grandchild. The funeral services were held in Pleasant Hill Reformed church, at Inilertown, Saturday morning, con- .lucted by his pastor, Rev. B. P. Liausman. Interment was made in Pleasant Hill cemetery. Mr. Reighard was a Democrat in >olitics but never sought any public office. He was a consistent membei if the Reformed church in which he xs.-, honored with the various offices which that church bestows. He was me ot our successful farmers and an lonored, useful citizen, whose pass- ng removes one more noted landmark from the community. B. F. B. .Miss Mary A. Rinard Mar; Amanda Rinard died at her late home in Sherman's Valley, near Cypher, on September.5, aged 63 .ea'-s, II months and 10 days, aftei lingering illness of stomach trou- .'i0. Deceased was a devoted and ex- member of tlie Lutheran r hurch ot Graceville, with which she at the age of 15 years, during he pastorate of Rev. George C. rVobst. Her religion was not charac- 'erizecl by outward demonstrations jut was of.that new testament type manifests itself in acts of land- less, a daily discharge of Christian luiies and a faithful use of the .naans of Grace. Her father, John llinard, preceded her to the world be- ond about 17 years ago and her lot'm-v about Hires years ago. She 3 s.irvivd by three brothers: Lev! of Sherman's Valley, Henri of Ureezewood and George W. of iear The funeral services held in the Evangelical Luther- i-i cLurch Breezewood, conducted ;y a tormer pastor. Rev. J. W. Lin- 4le ot Bedford, assisted by the pres- ent pallor, Rev. H. M. Petra, and .he body was laid to rest in the jeautiful cemetery adjoining the church. J. W. L. Miss Irene Gilchrist Sunday evening Mary Irene Gil- lirisi, died at the home of her par- nts, 1706 Fifth avenue, of conges- lion of the lungs. She had been in .ailing health for several weeks. De- ceased was the daughter of J. E. and Gilchrist and was aged 13 .ears, four months and 25 days. She was a member of Sacred Heart Cath- olic church, attended the Sacred ileart schools and was beloved and ssteemed by her schoolmates and friends. She is survived by her par- ents, three brothers and seven sisters. Tije funeral took place Wednesday morning at Sacred Heart church and interment was made in St. John's Tribune. Miss Gilchrist is a niece of Harry David Gilchrist and Mrs. John 1. Corle, of this place. The little -nrl spent several weeks here last summer with relatives and made many friends by her pleasant ways and sunny disposition. Solomon Metzger Defiance, September more the Angel of Death has passed over our town, taking from our midst }ne ot our school children, Solomon .Uetzger, son of Prof, and Mrs. H. D. jietzger. He was eignt years of age and tha cause of his death was diph- The little boy was laid to est at New Enterprise, none but .lie bereaved parents following the oody to the grave. Killed at Hyndman Henry Scroll, aged 35 years, was Jatally injured yesterday about noon at tlyndman. -while attempting to P1oard the caboose of a Baltimore and Ohio freight train. He missed the ;tep and fell beneath the wheels. One eg was cut off below the hip and the other at the knee. He was removed to the Western Maryland Hospital in Jiis city, where he died before the jhysicians had time to operate. Mr. Scroll was unmarried and was the brother of Miss Bessie Scroll, a nurse m the Western Maryland Hospital. his death the remains were uiken to the Butler morgue, where they were prepared for interment and afterwards sent to berland News, September 11, GENERAL Unanimously Chosen By Democratic Conference as Candidate For STATE SENATOR His Ability as a Lawyer, His Record as u Soldier, His Integrity as a Sinn and His Independence as a Poli- ticiim Have Won Admiration. The action of the Democratic Sena- torial conference, which met in the parlors of the Hotel Waverly Tuesday- evening and nominated General Wil- tiam H. Koontz of Somerset for the State Senate, meets with the hearty approval of Bedford county Domo- irats. An organization was effected short- ly after the arrival of the train which brought the Fulton delegates, by electing John L. Bortz, Bedford, President, and James A. McDonough, Pulton, and James F Mickel, Bed- Cord, Secretaries. General Koontz was nominated by Mr. Heffley of Somerset and Humph- rey D. Tate, Esq., Bedford, seconded the nomination. No other name was presented, and the venerable bar- rister, warrior and statesman receiv- ed the unanimous vote of the con- ferees of the district, and unless all signs fail he will receive a vote in chis county and in the district .hat will land hitn safe in the State Senate where he will be a credit to .he vote that will be a j iompliment long to be remembered. The delegates from Somerset were W. H. Rtiple, Esq., Dr. John Biggs ind C. P. Heflley. Fulton was repre- tented by D. A. Black, Dr. R. B. Oanipbell and James A. McDonough. The Bedford delegates were H. D. Pate, Esq., John L. Bortz and Maj. fames F. Micivel. Several stirring addresses were made. REGUVfENTAi KEUN1ON Survivors of the 133rd Will Hold Meeting at Fredericksbnrg. The officers of the Regimental as- sociation of the survivors of the One Hundred and Thirty-third Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers, have de- cided to hold their annual reunion on the Fredericksburg battlefield Oc- tober 3rd, at the same time that a reunion will be held there by the sur- vivors of the Fifty-fourth Regiment. The One Hundred and Thirty-third Regiment was recruited in Perry, Cambria, Bedford and Somerset counties and was commanded by Col. F. B. Speakman of Perry county. Companies. A, B and F were from Cambria county; Companies G, H and I from Perry; Companies D and E from Somerset, and Companies C, commanded by Captain Alexander Bobb, and 1C, commanded by Captain S. B. Tate, were recruited in Bedford county. This regiment saw much hard ser- vice and the United States govern- ment recently appropriated and donated a plot of ground on the battlefield at Gettysburg for the erec- tion of a monument in commemora- tion of the heroism shown by its members. M. D. Barndollar- of Everett is president and A. W. Kncpper of Somerset, secretary of the One Hun- dred and Thirty-third Regimental Association, and they are publishing the arrangements for the coming re- union. It is thought that between 400 and 500 members of this regi- ment survive, hut the attendance at former reunions has not exceeded 75 to iOO. An effort will be made this year to increass this attendance. All members of the regiment are request- ed to pass the word along to their comrades, and to irge them to be present at the meeting this year. Bedford vs. Cumberland The following is the score of the game played last Friday at Ander- son Park: CUMBERLAND. Schafer, ss W. Rank, Ib. Raker, 3b W. Johnson, U. W. Marean, rf Reid, 2b Rizer, cf..... tl- Johnson, c AB. R. H. O. A. E. 2 1 0 13 I. Marean, p 4 0 2 Totals ......87 2 S 24 21 4 BEDFORD -t F. Horne, 2b Musser, c [senhart, ss Rorabaugh, b H. Smith, If___ II. Diehl, rf SI. Horne, 3b Slack, p....... P. Smith, cf R. H. 0. A. E. 1 13 3 6 2 0 1 1 0 Totals ......34 7 10 27 7 3 Cumberland 10010000 Bedford 14020000 Earned 5. Two- base Isenhar.t. First on Slack, 1, Struck Marean, 1; by Slack, 14. Left on 9; Bedford, 3. Double and Johnson, ieid and Rank, Musser and N. Horne. Time of derbaum. DOCTORS li SESSION During the Week at Bedford Springs. Successful Meeting. The fifty-sixth annual convention of the Pennsylvania Medical Associa- tion, held at Bedford Springs lUis week was one of the nest attended and most interesting in the history of the organization. Many papers of a purely scientific nature were read. Wednesday evening's banquet was a success in every particular. Isaac C. Gable of York was elected president for the ensuing year. Married ill Washington In. our issue of August 31 we stat- ed that Miss Mary 0. Shearer, daugh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. George W. Sliear- ar, of had departed for Bellingham, where, on her ar- rival, she would be united in mar- riage with John M Weaver, Esq., of that city. The following was taken from the Bellingham Reveille. "One of the prettiest private wed- dings of the late summer took place at S o'clock, Saturday evening, Sep- tember 1, at the parsonage of the First Methodist church, when Dr. J. W. Flesher united in marriage, by the. beautiful and impressive ring ceremony of the Methodist church, John M. Weaver of this city and Miss Mary 0. Shearer of Rainsburg, Pa., "The biide arrived in the city from her Pennsylvania home on Friday evening. She was attired tor the ceremony in a pretty princess gown of white embroidered mull over white silk and carried chrysanthe- mums. _Mr. and Mrs. Weaver will reside in Milltown at which place they will be home to their friends after September 15." Ihipler-Replogle A very pretty wedding was witness- ed September 4 at the home of John H. Haines, when Rev. Alpheaus Dup- ler of Newark, O., and Olive E. Ilep- logle of New Enterprise were joined together in holy matrimony by Rev. W. S. Long. The attendants were Ernmert Replogle of Altoona, a brother of the bride, and Miss Shelly of Shellytown. The groom is a nephew of Professor William Berry of Juniata College. He is a worthy young man, being a minister and pas- tor of the church which is located near his home. The bride is a daugh- ter of Mrs. Emma Replogle, whose former home was at New Enterprise. She is one of the Juniata College students, and she has been one of Bedford county's successful school teachers, until last September, when she taught at Canton, 0. The bride and groom will spend their honeymoon visiting relatives alia friends in Penn- sylvania, after which they will re- turn to their beautiful farm home at Thornville, O. Girl Shot at Ellerslic Eugene Smith, aged 20, shot and instantly killed Mary, the six-year- old daughter of Sylvesjer Emerick ac Ellsrslie Tuesday morning. Young Smith with three or four other boys, was in a barn shooting i ats, when a bullet fired at a rat evi- dently went through a crevice and struck the little child, who was play- ing in adjoining lot. The ball struck i the child in the left sine and came iout the right side. The sad affair was purely an accident yet it has icast a gloom over the entire village, and caused the parents of the child to be almost prostrated with grief. Young Smith is almost wild over the occurrence. bmith-Hillegass William E. Smith and Miss Ada Mae Hillegass, both of Point, were united in marriage at Mann's Choice on September 12. The young couple have many friends who will unite in wishing them many years of happi- ness. The bride is a fajtht'ul member oE Grace Reformed church, Mann's Choice, and was married by her pas- tor, Rev. C. W. Warhck. Tucker-Gibson On Saturday, September S, at the Methodist parsonage, Charles Tuck- er of New York and Miss Daisy Ga- bella Gibson of Altoona were united in marriage by Rev. George Leidy. Surprise Party A pleasant surprise party was held at the home of Ralph Amos in Bed- ford township, Tuesday evening in honor of his daughter, Maud Those present were: Misses Margery Corlf Lottie Stiffler, Virginia Little, Rena Arnold, Ada Corle, Ruth Manock Lista Arnold and ilary Corle- Roy Sill, Ross Little, George Arnold Clarence Corle, George Sill, Raymond Sammel, Espy Diehl, Clyde and Daniel Amos. Delicious refreshments were served. Merry Hay Party One of the mosi jolly parties of .he summer was held at Island Park, Wolfsburg, on Friday evening last. Dancing and boating were interest- ing features of the event. Refresh- ments were served at an early hour. The party journeyed to the above lamed place on a wagon filled with :iay. The music for the occasion was furnished by Whittaker and Hartzell. The following are tho names of those who participated: Misses Fannie Heckerman, Mary Donahoe, Rebecca Ritchey, Myra Prosier, Josephine Smith, Lizzie, Mary and Martha Weisel and Jessie McNamara, of Bedford; Mary Stailey, Pittsburg; Cora Walters, Baltimore; Mary Prosser, Philadelphia; Anna Koschwitz, Washington, and Mar- garet Lessig, Rainsbnrg. Messrs. William Weisel, Clyde Cessna, Bert lessna, Robert f yan, Samuel Koontz, George Rush, Fred Arnold, Charles Dallas, Joe Amos, Bernard Davidson and Thomas Dona .00, of Bedlord, and Irwin Boor of Washington. Educations! Meeting Defiance, September teach- ers and directors oi Broacl Top town- ship held their preliminary meeting in the High School building at De- fiance last Saturday afternoon. Near- ly all the teachers, and three direc- tors, were present at this meeting. The interest of the meeting was marred because of the absence of Superintendent Metzger who, at the hour of the meeting, was on his way to New Enterprise where he laid away, to its last resting place, the remains ot his little boy Solomon, a victim of that much dreaded disease, diphtheria. Addresses made by H. H. Brumbaugh, Wiiiiam Lauder and Prof. W. M. Edwards, after which the teachers organized them- selves into an educational association tor local institute work by electing W. W. Smith as president; Miss Nel- lie Foor, secretary; David Aldstadt, treasurer, and Prof. W. M. Edwards press agent. In addition to the regular organization there was a com- mittee of three appointed to arrange a lecture course. The next meeting will be held at Riddlesburg on Octo- ber 6. County Fair The arrangements for the annual fair, which will be held October 2, 3 and 4, have almost been completed by the Board of Directors. The purses for races have been increased materially. There will be a balloon ascension and many other features of entertainment. A regulation poul- try exhibit is an added feature. The stock exhibit promises to be unusu- ally large and attractive. The arts and mechanical building, will be filled with articles of domestic use and comfort. All in all the fair this year promises to far surpass any exhibit within the past decade. A purse of will be offered for the cham- pionship in baseball. A Record-Breaker The past week has been a record- breaker at our American -Carlsbad. Four hundred four persons were at the hotel on Wednesday and fou: hundred forty-six were in attendance at the banquet of the Pennsylvania Medical Association Wednesday night. There were more automobile parties at the Springs and in town this week than at any other time dur- ing the summer. The Springs Com- pany handled the crowd admirably and there is every evidence of increas- ing popularity at the famous resort. To Sulphur Springs An excursion train will leave Bed- ford for Sulphur Springs Sunday morning at o'clock. The popu- lar Bedford Orchestra will spend the day there and this is sufficient guar- antee a musical treat. This is an opportunity for our peo- ple to spend a day on an outing which will prove beneficial and it should be taken advantage of. The concession on the part of the railroad to run a train to Sulphur Springs is appreciated; our people have few opportunities to take such an one a the best should be made of it, It is to be hoped that more such trains will be run next year. BUDGET Number One Thousand Five Hun- dred Twenty-Nine. THE REAL ESTATE TRUST CO. Tried Employees Most Xcw York and Pennsylvania Com- Political Situation. New York, September 12 the history of financial villainy there is nothing more the lootinj; of Ihe Real Estate Trust in Philadelphia, when President Hippie committed suicide to avoid state's prison; it was thought he was the leading thief, but it now appears that he was the leading tool; it was the Austrian promoter who got all the cash and what amazes one most is the enormous amount of the loot and the ease with which it was secured New York has been christened the paradise of thieves; I freclv admit that we might he belter than" we are but if virtue and good behavior arc to be measured by opportunity we take off our three dollar and' fiftv cent plug to Philadelphia, and if oil the judgment day any of our innuir- ing friends desire to know our ad- dress, you may find us in the sheep- fold, while it is morally certain that unless the City of Brotherly Love shall mend its ways it will be found penned up with the goats. Pennsyl- vania does not deserve any credit for being good, if she is good just look at the chance she has had- she ought to be an object lesson to all the rest of the United States; William Penn did not kill the Indians to get possession of their lands; lie bought them and paid for them like the gentleman that he was. See the price; how my heart warms to the good man; he knew the Red Men's needs and he provided for ;hem; six barrels of rum 44 jad- knives, S6 plugs of tobacco, pipes five horses, two mules, one donkey and other valuable considerations. As a further incentive to a virtuous life ;he Declaration of our Independence look place there, and as the crown- .ng glory of Pennsylvania's life, we letd our Centennial (here in ]'s76 uringing together the grandest show of this world's greatness ihat the globe had witnessed up to that time. And with all this experience to allow an insignificant little Austrian, who hardly knew our language! and who landed on our shore without a dollar, to loot a great national jank that had eight thousand deposi- :ors, of seven millions ot dollars is 'ncomprehensible. The secret of this great loss lies in the loose method of conducting busi- ness, and as long as thev adhere to the old and rotten system which has jroved so disastrous, inst so long janks will be looted and failures will occur, and depositors and stockhold- ers will share the common ruin. There is one startling fact in con- nection with bank or business tail- .ires; not two per cent are caused by the dishonesty of new men; the oilier ninety-eight per cent, are due 10 over confidence in old tried and irttsted officials, many of whom had seen brought up from boyhood in the institutions that they robbed. The case I reported a few weeks ago fits the illustration exactly. The great jewelers and silver- smiths, Tiffany Co., had a man in .heir employ who had been with them forty years; he was the head man in the manufacturing department; he employed hundreds oi high priced mechanics; he made out the pay rolls, drew a bill I'm the amount, sent it to tho office, got the cash, and paid oil his men His bills never were invosligated. Tlie firm had the most perfect confidence in his integ- rity; no one questioned it. A ntim- jer of robberies had taken place in ihe last four or five years which an- noyed the firm vcrj much and for which the closest investigation failed [o account. Their tried and trusted foreman was requested to keep a iliarp eye on his men, which he promised to do; after a time a very valuable diamond was missing and detectives were pin upon the case, and while the diamond was not re- covered, the brought other matters to light and the detec- es informed ihe Tiffanys that I their tried and tilisted torcman was thief; they would not believe it, tlie pr.oof absolute had 10 be forced upon them; he arresied and con- fessed he had been robbing the firm for years; he had padded the pay rolls every week and not satisfied with that, he carried away whatever must be punished, looters must be put to flight, but they must leave the loot behind. The country must be saved. Broadbrim. PERSONA! NOTES People Wlio More Hither and Thither in This Busy World. Miss Josephine Smith spent Mon- day in Everett. Miss Ida Smith is visiting relatives and friends in Pittsburg. Attorney R. C. Hadermau is on a business mission in the south. Mr. Albert A. Egolf of Cumberland was a Bedford visitor last Friday. Mr. J. w. Buchanan of Cook's Mills was a Bedford visitor on Mon- day. Miss Lena Wolff has returned from a month's visit to friends in Cumber land. Miss Agnes Arnold of Pittsburg is a guest at the home of Mr. W. S. Ar- nold. Surveyor J. B. Fluck of Loysburg paid a business visit to Bedford this week. Miss June Smith is spending some time in Pittsburg with friends and relatives. Mrs. Dr. Potter and baby, of Loys- burg, are visiting her mother, Mrs S F. Gates. Capt. A. E. Schell of Sehelisburg is spending this week with Bedford relatives. Mr. John Gephart of Cumberland Valley was a business visitor in town yesterday. Mr. Ralph Snell left on Wednesday lor Pittsburg, where he has secured a position. Miss Helena Rush left on Monday for Cresson, where she entered Mt. Aloysius Academy. Mr. George A. Rush, after a month's visit here, left Tuesday night for Baltimore, lid. W. I. Woodcock, Esq., a prominent attorney of Hollidaysburg, attended court here this week. Miss Leila Nycum of Pittsburg, a former Bedford girl, is visiting rela- tives and friends here. Rev and Mrs. J. W. Liugle have as guests Dr. and Mrs. J. E. Fritchey (nee Shoop) of Harrlsburg. Miss Lillian Sullivan of New York city is a guest of the Misses Kilcoin at their home near Bedford. Mrs. Frank H. Minnick ot Hynd- man is spending some time with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Corle. Mr. Harry R. Nelson of N. J., is spending the weak with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. N. Nelson. Messrs. Frank Moses, Albert Stonger and George Kress, of Johns- town, are paying a visit to Bedford. Misses Lola and Stella CarpiMter of Pittsburg, were recent guests of their cousin, Miss Lenore Armstrong. Miss V. Goldie Corle, who has been spending the past ten days with friends in Cumberland, has returned home. Mrs. Mary Gunning or Frostburg, Md., is spending some time with her mother, Mrs. John Hughes, Penn street. Messrs. F. H. Todd and S. J. Sonser, of near Wolfsburg, were in town attending to business on Wed- Mr. and Mrs. C. Upton Brengle, of Richmond, Va., are visiting Mr. Drengle's parents, Mr. and Mrs. V. Brengle. Mr. Jacob V. Crouse, the accommo- dating clerk in Wolff.'s cigar store, is spending his vacation in Reading and Altoona. Merchant and Mrs. E. A. Barnett have returned from a trip to Boston, New York and other large cities in the east. Mrs. Dr. Smith and sons, who spent the summer here, relurrned to their home in Philadelphia last Saturdav morning. Mrs. Clayton Stuckey and little daughter, of Johnstown, are guests oi her mother, Mrs. Julia A. Bowers, Spring street. Misses Margaret Brightbill and Helen Billmaa spent from Saturday to Monday at Mr. Will Biddle's in Friend's Cove, Mr. nnd Mrs. Perry E. May, of Beaver Falls, arc spending some time with Mr. May's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph B. May. Mrs. W. T. Johnson of Piusburg and Miss Anna Cessna of Ra isburg were guests of their sister, Mrs. D. C. Stunkard, this week. Dr. W. C. Minnich of McKoes ling his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Minmcli, and attending he could get his hands on. I never heart of such villainy. He had a large salary, a leautitul home and a lovely family but when I think of the winding up of his romance 1 be- in to lose my faith in the wisdom of Providence. After being confined in the tombs about four weeks the' Tiffanys refused to prosecute him and this old rascal got off "scott free." It was a clear instance of "Total Depravity." The case of Oilman who was sent to state's prison twenty years ago was another of the tried and trusted, yet there was not a week for seven- teen years that he did not commit a forgery. There is only one way in which this state of affairs can be remedied and that is by making monthly or quarterly reports and investigations by experts of established character, not regularly connected with the hank; dismiss the idea that the re- view of the books of the company is made from any suspicion of the bookkeeper's honesty, but from the farm's desire to have a thorough knowledge of their business from uhich every element of chance is eliminated.' Politics engross a large share of t'.ie passing day and a stranger mud- dle I can scarcely call to mind. It is "every man for iiimsell and the devil toko the hindmost" We are not likely to run short "I candidates for Governor; there is a round dozen al- ready in sight and t'ie prospects are good for enough to make up a quor- um. Our present nistriet Attorney, William Travel Jerome, is a mar- velously proper aild he thinks that the Governor's military outfit which he wears on reviews would j'ist fit him; Governor Higgins has yet put them on the bargain counter and thinks he may possibly have need of them himself. We pay Wr. Jerome a large salary as District Attorney and he has not been in his office much more than half the time while hundreds of prisoners are swel- tering in the tombs awaiting trial who have been there for months. Mr. Jerome returned to town last week after a long vacation; he remained long enough to draw his salary and then started off on his canvass for Governor and the miserable prisoners who should have been tried in August will be lucky if they are tried before January, 1907. Mr. Hearst thinks very properly that a journalist ought to sit in the Governor's chair; I think so too. Mr. Hearst, though worthy, and eminently fitted for the place, will hardly get there though he has a gripsack full of wondrous possibili- ties on election day. But though Mr. Hearst cannot capture the prize, I know a worthy journalist who could pass under the wire ahead of all com- petitors without turning a hair, but my modesty forbids me to name the man, but is it part of a patriot to let modesty stand in the way when the life of our beloved country is in dan- ger? No! certainly not; grafters j the medical convention. Miss Pearl L ingle and .Mr. Paul Ileartwell, of Bedford, Pa., were guests on Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. R S. News. Jlr. George R. Shuck and son Frank, who were ei.gaged at Olympia Park, McKeesport, during the sum- mer, have returned to Bedford. Mrs. R. R. Shrimplin and Miss Katharine Saupp, of Pittsburg, are ot their uncle and aunt, Mr. Louis Saupp and Mrs. Mary Jeffords. Dr. Frank Shires of Patton is vis- iting his sisters, Mrs. Mae Blymyer and Miss Etta Shires. Mrs. Shires and children have been here for some time. Mr. H. A. Cook, one of Bedford's printers, has accepted a position on the Monessen Dally Independent. He left for the new field yesterday af- ;rnoon. Dr. Thomas Cashman of Washing- ton, D. C., attended the convention of the medical association this week and s the guest of his brother, Rev. D. Cashman. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Gilchrist, Mrs. John I. Corle and JCrs. Harry Gilchrist attended the funeral of Miss Irene Gilchrist, at Altoona, on Wednesday- Mrs. W. L. Horne of Indianapolis, Ind., who is a guest of Mr. Home's mother, Mrs. Ellen R. Home, spent several days this week in Cumber- land with Mrs. W. F. Cieaver. Mr. and Mrs. S. D. Sansom and daughter, of Harrisburg, who are spending some time with friends here, and Mrs. H. C. Davidson spent Tuesday at the White Sulphur Springs. Rev. William Lutz, of Philadel- phia, is visiting his father, Postmast- er John Lutz. Next month Reverend Lutz will leave for Nice, France, where he has accepted a call to a leading Episcopal church. Walls Gave Way Undermined and weakened by ex- IN BRIEF Town Talk and Neighborhood Notes Tersely Told MANY ITEMS. OF INTEREST Gleaned From Various Little Points Picked Up By Vigilant Reporters. Baseball ai. Anderson Park, Tues- day at p. m., the Everett Fire- men vs. Bedford Firemen. Mrs. Jacob Furry of New Enter- prise, who is 79 years old, is seriously ill with typhoid fever. Charles E. Middleton, lately of the Meyersdale Commercial staff, is em- ployed at the Inquirer. Don't miss the Firemen's game at Anderson Park, p. m., Tuesday, It will be a fiery contest. We are glad to see Charles Dunkle, after a long and serious attack of typhoid fever, on the street again. Rev. F.. W. McGuire at Six Mile Run September 1C at a. m., and at North Point at p. m. Assistant Postmaster Elias Gibsoa las been receiving the congratula- tions of his friends this week; a son arrived at his home last Sunday. Charles Pfeiffer of Cook's Mills has been appointed carrier for a rural recently established from El- erslie, Md., to a point in Somerset ounty. The Union. Sunday school picnic vill be held in Oster's Grove on Sat- urday, September 15. The train wilt top at the picnic grounds morning and evening. A representative of the Anti-Saloon -eague will speak in the M. E. hurch at Saxton on September 16 at a. m., and in the Church of God at p. m. A. W. Myers has sold his hard- vare business to E. H. Blackburn nd D. W. Beam. The new firm took ossession Wednesday morning. The Gazette wishes them success. R. E. James reo.-tly purchased a alt interest in the grocery, confec- ionery and restaurant business of L. McMullin. The firm as best wishes of The GazdMr A very pleasant surprMfr party 'as given at the home ot and Irs. Samuel Delancey in Boydstowa, 'uesday evening, in honor of Mrs. clancey's fifty-sixth birthday. Quite number of neighbors and friends present and spent an enjoyable veiling. What might have been a disastrous ve was averted by the prompt action f Charles Gilchrist Sunday icrning. Mr. Gilchrist find he curtains of his flames nd quickly threw them'tnto the treet, but not until considerable amage was done. It is not known iow the fire originated. Mrs. Ellis Lewis Mumnia, the tal- Ited and accomplished daughter of Hon. and Mrs. B. F. Meyers, of. Har- isburg, is at work on a novel dealing vith certain social conditions, which he publishers will announce in a veek or two. a tale of nodeni American social life, is the itle of Mrs. Mumma's most serious ffort. At a recent meeting of the Wil- iamsport board of trade, John T. tliller, proprietor of the City Hotel, vas one of the new members -aft ed. Mr. Miller was formerly pro- rietor of the Metropolitan at lann's Choice. His being on he board of trade is a wise step foi e possesses those business qualities hat are valuable in a community. of IJedford who uive relatives and friends in other (unities anil states and who desire o send them a copy of the Conten- iial the same mail- cl from tliis olhc-e by sending 25c oi' live copies each for a larger lumber, the names and Hiee addrrv es oi' their relatives and riends. Miss Ellen W. Seifert, who for the last three vearsba'; been in the train- ng school at the Western Maryland lospital, left yesterday for Greens- nirg, -Pa., where she will assume the losition as head nurse in the Wost- noreland Hospital, Grcensburg. Miss Seifert in August Ciim- icrland Times. Miss Seifert is a laughter of 'Squhe J. E. Seifert of ,Jann's Choice. Marriage Licenses John B. Letcher of Blandburg, iamuria county, and Gertrude G. of Enimaville, Fulton county. Charles Tucker of New York city ind Daisy I. Gibson of Pittsburg. A. Vickroy Blackburn of Canuons- )urg and Rena B. Bisel of New Paris. William E. Smith and Ada Mae lillegass of Napier township. David E. Calhoun and Myrtle M. Hockenberry, of West Providence. Deeds Recorded Ada S. ParK to J. H. Little, tract n Broad Top; Edna M. Whited to Mirniva Whitcd, four lots in Top; 5730. Chester Cooper to Linnie Hann, lot n Clearville; Tobias Campbell to John B. Fluke, ot in Loysburg; ?aOO. Charles T. Holsinger, tif, sheriff, o B. F. Uadore, guardian, tract in Charles L. Longenecker to Mary Snowden, lot in Woodbury town- ship; Samuel Kuhns to Monroe H. Kuhns, 311 acres iir Cumberland Val- ey; Henry Stine to R. Frank Stine, ill acres in Cumberland Valley; Rev. Goes Wrong C. T. Coombs, formerly pastor of the M. E. Church at Hyndman, has lost his charge in-Pittsburg and his to the title "Rev." because of running off with a probationer in the Deaconess' home. They were discov- ered at a hotel at Mt. Vernon, N. Y., by detectives, where they had regis- tered as man and wife. The young woman was brought to her home at cavations made for the erection of I Everett on Tuesday. Coombs is about an addition to W. F. Gable Co.'s 'fo years of age and has a wife and department store, the McClain block, a three-story brick structure at the corner of Eleventh avenue and Four- teenth street, Altoona, collapsed with a thunderous roar Tuesday morning and fell into the excavation. The fall- ing of bricks and crashing of supports on the Eleventh avenue side gave warning just in time for the escape of workmen in the pit, although half a dozen occupants of th'e building, among them a woman, were slightly injured. The building is practically a total wreck, the loss being estimat- ed at close The first floor of the wrecked structure was occu- pied by the Hurley drug store, the Myers floral establishment, and E. E. Miller, a men's outfitter. The second floor was used for living apartments by three'famffles. and the third as a lodgeroom. Sulphur Springs Excursion The Pennsylvania Railroad Com- pany will run a special excursion to Sulphur Springs, Sunday, September 1C. Special train will leave Bedford a. m. and Sulphur Springs at 8 p. m., stopping at intermediate stations. Excursion tickets, good only on special train at reduced rates. several children at Meyersdale. They had been off on the lark eight or nine days. Sa.xtoii Furnace Sold Tile property of the Saxton Fur- nace Company at Saxton was sold at auction in Philadelphia last Thurs- day by William H. Staake, trustee in bankruptcy, for the pur- chaser being attorney of Henry P. Brown, an Philadelphia. Mr. Brown would not disclose the names of those for whom he is acting. The Saxton furnace property is located along the line of the Huntingdon and Broad Top railroad, which owned worth of stock in the fur- nace company. The Saxton Furnace Company failed in December, 1903, owing to the railroad for freight charges. liiddlesburg Postofflee Robbed The postoffice at Riddlesburg, this county, was entered by robbers Fri- day night. They visited the town presumably during the day, looking over the ground-and about midnight are supposed to'have gained entrance by forcing open a window. A quan- tity of stamps were carried away.   

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