Tyrone Daily Herald, December 30, 1887

Tyrone Daily Herald

December 30, 1887

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Issue date: Friday, December 30, 1887

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Tyrone Daily Herald (Newspaper) - December 30, 1887, Tyrone, Pennsylvania 1 o i jf VM v Tl Y i era 1887 Two HOLIDAY Having Study I am offering all kinds of goods in the Dry Goods and Notion at Very Low New goods of all kinds now coming Fora useful and most desirable present is the BISSELL FuiBiNriTUBiB PROTECTOR CARPET SWEEP price No better on the Courteous attention and a most pleasant wel come to Very JAMES A BIG THE CLEiRFIELD HOTEL One of the Oldest Buildings in Tyrone Goes Up in Smoke and Down in Deb ris and Fierce Firemen NEW STYLES OF CLOTHS FOR OVERCOATS AND NOW READY AT KEGELS Merchant Prices Elegant Stock of Hats Neckwear just Tyrone Department Store At about halfpast six oclock this morning the cry of ike on our streets sent a thrill of horror through the hearts of those ofonr people who heard Not for somelittle time did the tannery gong take up the and when it did the sound was so subdued that but a comparative few heard Those who did hear the alarm hastened to the scene of conflagration which was at the dealfield Hotel on Main When first discovered the whole back part of the building seemed to be on fire and the prospect of saving the struc ture seemed very small Worse than the wind began to and as each gust the lurid lames rose and crackled and roared with redoubled Great large as a man hat were carried high into the air and whirling around for awhile in the swir caused by the intense heat would sai off to do damage no one knew The firemen were promptly on ham and went to work with a will to figl the greedy fire liend that wanted an car ly mnal off the homes of peaceful fain But the intense cold and lack o water for a time operated very much against the willing efforts put forth Fire plugs were frozen up and the firs one gotten into service was broken al must as soon as the water was turnec on and had to lie While thisfwas going on the property of Eckenrode on the south an that of Mrs J John Maloney on the uort of the hotey building were in imminen danger was only by the most lie roic efforts of the bucket brigade tha they were Finally ihe steamer was gotten iiit service ami two good streams of wate directed toward the muss of flaiiie which weye greedily licking up timbers of the old hostelr occasional drenching for and then in a a ire was under not To The I desire to return my thanks for your Liberal and wish you all a happy and prosperous new SIGN OF THB seasoned an adjoinin time the until th free and time we Just h When ii in did tho spectators now that their homes w the fire originate reath ir this positively but It is su have bee a from a defective fl feet in the heati ments in is not sed to re or a de arrange the back part of st discovered the Avhole back part of tlie house was arid from tlnl first its total was almost an assured Many Af the goods ye re taken out but the greater part of jmese were more or less uamaged ana some entirely the house of Maloney the houselipld goods were also removed and much damage sustained in conse The whole neighborhood was ready to more a moments and wo ventuWdie assertion that the people of that part of town will not get over their scare for a Tlie hotel building burned was ainopg the oldest buildings iu The back where the fire originated was erected by William of Belle in 1851 and was the first building used for hotel purposes in this Tlie front part ot the building was erected in Hurley doing the work for Thomas of who had purchased the property from Burns in that Mays ran the house until about the year 1857 when he died and his William Hays took charge and managed it a couple of when Price and Thomas Lightner became the owners of the conducting the hotel iness for several They then rented to William and after that Ligntner again became the land lord and remained in powesalon until he building was rented to William Rid who continued the hotel business here until he died June 1834 afta which it was in the charge of his Sarah until the 23d day when she rented to Lewis who has since conduct d it and was in possession this morn ng when the fire occurred The hotel was for many years the best atronized and most popular hostelry in own and was xull of associations con iccted with the old wagoning and stage coach Thus has another con necting link the past and pres ent been wiped oat in a brief space of and what was once the busy scene of open hospitality and cheery good times is now but a mass of black These in turn will have to give way to the march of events and we may expect that ere long the busy hand of man will convert the ruined pile into a more modern and comfortable habita tion for future The building was insured in the Lan cashire Insurance Company of Manches for and in the Fire Association of Philadelphia for a like making a total of Calderwood was the agent who car ried these had no insurance on his personal Maloney and Ecken rode are fully their risks being placed with the agencies of derwood and Hicks and Snowdeu The firemen deserve all ttte credit that can bo given them fur the judi cious and hearty which they performed their The fire was tlie dangerous one that we have luur for a long and the state of Ufc weather made work ing with the firp aparatus not only un pleasant In this con nection state that tlie mem bers of tire fire department are under proper officers and are aiming to work in a systematic They do not like if be interfered With by those who do pot belong to either of the compa and iu this we think they are Toundryrnan at tho Lochitl found tlie boiies of two vonug men ly ing in the sand on top of the old boiler They had evidently been dead for several as the stench arising frfm the boilers was sickening in the Both were having crawled in the boiler house to One was a slender man and the other short and They were lying iu an easy with their heads resting upon their It is supposed thejr were suffocated by gas from the downcast which furnishes blast for the PRESIDENT CORBfN WRITES A General Master Workman Powderly knows very littlw about the Reading The only information that he has concerning it is that it had been declared off and had then been He has been mak ing rapid progress toward but was not feeling as well today as earlier in the the change in the weather giving him a slight He is able to be but is ad monished by his physician to keep quiet and do no Or he Keoiline Knllrond in he Gives Notice that tile of the Road Will Sol Yieldto J Any Demand From Austin president of he ing a letter yesterday December which clearly de fines the future policy of the company in relation to all strikers on that It was sent to general with definite instructions to coinmuniticate its contents to the It reads as follows To such of our old employes who have stood faithfully by us we feel obliged and and shall not for get but the time has now arrived when all of our employes will be requir ered to decide whether they expect tq retain their places by reason of honest1 and faithful service and prompt obedi ence to the orders of the company that employs them and pays or blind obedience to the direction of the Knights of through which organization the leaders hope to coerce us into the employment of men who consider their first obedience due to that that us will have with reasonable hours and good as much as is paid by any other corporation of a similar Men who do not will never bo allowed on the road again under any circum We have never objected to labor organisations and do not man shall be free to belong to one or not as he but the heads of such orderscannotand shallnot dictate to this company as to whom it shall employ or how operate its is only a question as to whether the company will be permitted to oper ate its own property n which there is invested over whether that property will be con trolled by the Knights of It may as well understood and from this wheel which is turned the ttoading system shall be turned on the orders of that company and under the orders of nobody a Reading Railroad employee on the executive was dis charged from tho employ of the Read ing Railroad Company sumbly of all the men in this city engaged in pas senger service on the Reading including telegraph and numbering men has surrendered charter and They to leave the order rather than obey an order to strike which they expect to ceive 4j The trains are still moving and coal is being rushed forward to the cities on the At present no orders have been received by the strikers to fight the company as suggested byivj Chairman but it may arrive at December Last night was the coldest yet experienced in the thermometer ranging all the way from twenty to forty de grees below 7 oclock this morning it was below in at 24cat Bisouirkand at Vincent and Fort At Minneapolis at Watertown at Louisville and at Pittsburg above The Cologne Gazettes Berlin correspondent says Reliable advices from Vienna say that the European situation may be expected to become more tranquil owing to a mutual which is either in tended or hasalroady been partly ill Now is the tine to be careful of the private chapel of the Cardinal Vicar of the Holy Roman on day of the year Joachim Vincent Raphael Louis Pope Leo was ordained to the The fifti eth anniversary of that goldeu occur on Saturday The formal observance of the has been transferred to New Years Day On that day the whole Catholic world three hundred millions of peo unite to celebrate the Papal So that Catholic churches of the United States will devote Sunday next to golden jubilee Paul Grosche arid Joseph two boys in New York yC at a 9 and mprtally wo ;