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   Daily News Standard (Newspaper) - November 29, 1901, Uniontown, Pennsylvania                                r VOL I3297 UNIONTOWN PA NOVEMBER 29 I9OI o iU Two Cents Observance of Thanksgiving Day In Uniontown MEETING HELD IN C P CHURCH Patriotic Sermon by Rev C H Plat tcnburtj of the Central Other Pastors of Town Nearly 60 for the Collection for the Poor The union Thanksgiving services of town were held at a m I the Cumberland Presbyterian cliurch which was filled with the members if the various congregations of town Tho services were1 In charge of the pastor Hov II 0 lilrcl who was as sisted by most of the otber inlnisterH of town Ifcvs GordonTrabeit und Steel were away from town Neatly printed programs were distributed containing the onlcr of services anil also the words of the hymng The service was opened by the reading of the Thanksgiving Procla mation of President Uouscvelt Ijy II F King who also conducted the responsive reading The congre gation sang Hymn No Ul Praise Ixml for thce Watts Dr E G Laughrey offered prayer and Dr A S Mllholland rendthe scripture lesson from the 104th psalm Dr King mmlc a liberal collection which he said would be turned over to tlie Union town relief society for the benelU of the poor The Thanksgiving sermon war preached by Rov C H Plattcnburg of tlie Central Christian church whn took for his text Blessed Is the Na tion Whoso God is the Lord The sermon was a very patriotic one and appropriate to Thanksgiving time and was highly enjoyed by all Hov Sir Plattenburg said that America was Gods chosen nation and it excelled the once great nation of the people of Israel which Is chiefly due to the fact that wc are a nation of Christian peo ple The people all over this land he said when sitting down to a boun tifulrepastshould for the now ex ists ami which has never before hcen excelled He spoke of this country which lias grown from he original thirteen colonies to the and powerful nation of today He said that besides being a nation of wealth this was a land ofpersonal liberty and religious freedom A nation could not he great merely by Ita wealth and large armies and navies lie said but that much depends pn the homes of any land He spoke of the great men Who had corac from Chris tian homes He said allshould thank Cod for the public schools and the free church of America and also foi the great inventions and many luxur ies that he pcpbple of the present cd themselves greatly pleased with the feast Allen and Fairfax both sentenced to be hanged were relieved from their death watch und permitted to eat with the other prisoners Steward Samuel Newcomer of the county home slated to a News Standard representative that lie has ialsed 000 chickens on the farm and had EO many that he concluded to dlno the Inmates on chicken instead of turkey thanksgiving There are 142 Inmates and they consumed 2R chick ens Mr Newcomer stated that he had about 15 turkeys lint would not Hlay any of them before Christinas and New Years He iad ill the In mates are in line healthy condition ami all enjoyed their treat yesterday to their hearts content RUSHING THE WORK BUT An Old Fashioned Snow Storm Halts Building Operations Today Ihiiidlng operations were generally suspended about town on Thanksgiv ing day but the workmen on Hie two new bank buildings and the News Standard building kept right Eg gers Grahams men putting on tlio slato roof oil the latter building had a cold job of it hut they never stopped except for dinner and got most of the slate on Today they weie obliged to stop roofing owing to the snow but the work on the ahead Interior is going Startling Accidental the Lam bert Works CAGE DROPPED TO THE BOTTOM Of ttic Shaft With Seven Workmen in Escape From The Engineer Lost Control I Now Satan Nov startling accident occurred at the Lambert workii yesterday morning in which seven men wcro Injured three seri ously The men had stepped on the cage to descend to their work when the cage was suddenly dropped to tlie bottom of tlie shaft CIO feet Of the men who arc Slavs one had a frac tured leg near the hip Another had his leg brokei below the and the others had broken arms sprained ankles and numerous cuts and bruises Tlie tlirce most seriously In jured were taken tothe Cottagehos pital at Conncllsville Drs Sangston and Cox attended the injured men They think all will recover The es cape was a most miraculous one and It Is a wonder that all were not In slantlykitled The olllce at HIS EYE DEStflOYED I A Student at Moraantown Meets With a Morgantown Nov Tuesday night Ralph Horder a Student son of a prominent physician living at Kar neyavllle YY Va was Jooklug out of a window when mtjtilage bottle came crashing throughHhe glim A sliver entered his left Jcye and it Is thought the sight Is destroyed Dor Key Owuky was ambled for the crime hut he was diarnlExed at the hearing before Squire yayes and the if Steel Companies Consolidate Capital DEATHS OF THE DAY PITTSBURG STEEL COMPANY Last night at 10 oclock mercury was 22 and tlie sky was clear But this morning at daylight It was snow ing and has continued throughout most of the day inaugurating winter with an oldfashioned snow storm and rendering work on the various new buildings very difllcull This after noon it Is warmer and threatening rain evidence pointed to WjHfum Itnblo o layotto county Pa another student as the one who throw trie bottle bio has left townaiib is probably spending his ThanKsglving at home William R Gray Miss Grace Johnson both of this place vere mar vied at the home of brides par ents Mr and Mrs 3 Johnson K Main street Unloutowq Pa Tluirs p in by Rev E J Hcadlcy It was a quiet homo wedding pi relatives being Will Prove a Formidable Competitor for the United States Steel Corpora a Big Plant at Mones Coutitians in Industrial News day November 2S 1901 at Lambert was called TO WIDEN THE NARROW GAUGE up by phone today but the refused to make any statement about the ac cident It is learned however from other sources that the engineer lost control of hi5 engine and allowed the cage to get away from him and drop to the bottom Connellsville Nov injur ed men at the hospital urpiight here from Lambert are doing vrell and it is thought they all will recover nly tile Immediate They left this morningon n wedding tour through Ohio and the oast Doth are well known young people of town the bride being ail accomplished young lady The groom is a1 son of Mrs K ray his father Minor ray being deceased Mr Gray Is one of the popular clerks at tlie Mahfney hotel Waynesburg Washington May Be Made a Modern Road Washington Pa Nov tion has been received here that a standard gauge railroad to replace the narrow gauge road now operating between this place rand Waynesburg willbe built in the near future It is authoritatively staged that the Penn sylvania company is contemplating such a move and already have sent out bfllciais to look over the proposed routes These reportedthat by tun neling through two hills near this plane in Amwell township a good grade could be established and a flour ishing farming community touched The business men of Waynesburg have offered a liberal bonus to any company that will uulld a standard gauge road Into the town Jacob M Mooreat the Point of Death Samuel and William II Moore of this place received word from their brother Jacob M Moore at Carter ville Mo that he is at the point of death from a carbuncle on the hack of his neck He had been afflicted several weeks and llio disorder is gradually spreading to tlie vital parts Mr Moore was horn In South Union and went west in 1SG2 He married in Missjjnri and his famijy only of himself and wife their daugh young lady having died Beaver Pa Nov marriage of Joseph H Gohmanncf Uniontown Pa and Miss Mary McCalllster of Rochester Pa was solemnized here in SS Peter and Pauls Itoman Cath olic church this morning Father A Vogel officiating bridesmaids wove Miss Annie McCalllstfir sister of Tlie reconstructed Plttsburg Steel company which has just been organ ized with a capital slock of 53000000 and In which uome Tayctte county people arc Interested promises to furnish some warm competition for the great United States corporation Ollicials of the latter company con sider the former its most dangerou rival In this section of the country The reconstructed Pittshuig Steel company is a combination of the old Plttsburg Steel Hoop company At the completion of the plant now un der way at Monessen the new concern will begin filling orders and contracts and Gome rare said to be within grasp V ThbPittsburg Steel Hoop company wasincorporated under the laws of Pennsylvania about July 1899 and had an authorized capitalization of 5400000 In slinres of100 each These were held by Wallace II Ilovc Ed win Bindley John llimlley Attorney Willis K McCookW C Keitz Clias R lieeson W V Humphries Emil Winter John Musgravo and Henry C Huston The Ilttsburj Steel com pany received a similar charter oh July 1 of the current year but had Mrs Thomas Jaco Morgantown Nov llachael Jaco widow of the late Thomas Jaco died Sunday efcnlng November 24 1901 at the home of her daughter Mrs T V Colcmaii aged 00 years Her husband died about six years ago For the past year eho had made her lomowith her daughter Mrs Cole man She Is survived by two other daughters Mrs J T Kckart and Miss Carrie Jaco and by one son Win 1 Jaco lieforc liev marriage to Thomas Jaco tlie deceased was a Bowcll of Fayelte county Pa daughter of Ihe late Thomas llowoll of near Smlthlicld and Elstor of the late Mrs Lockwood Patton and of Mrs Caleb Patton the latter of whom died a few months ago aged DC Her death ended a long and useful life a life devoted largely to the performance of good and kindly deeds SIio was a consistent member of the liaptlst church all her life and met death with Christian resignation and confidence In the promises of the God she so long and faithfully woi chipped IT LfftSI Surviving Immigrants Say Many of Their Number i f i Perished WABASH OFFICIAL LIST TEji While Superintendent Burns Said No1 Over 20 Were Killed In the Wreck In Is Aserted Astieo of About 90 Scattered by Wind We You Want Underwear have it for you Special low prices Entire stock reduced John Lynch Co O W Kennedy Residence Sold p w Kennedy has sold through V Stewart Ingles hla residence prop erty on Shady Lane to James Hank ins The consideration was 36500 The building is a handsome frame one containing nine rooms and all the mudern improvements Possession will be given April 1 1902 Mr Ken nedy expects to have his new rcsi dence corner of Fayette street and the bride and Miss Marl sister of the groom Tl ha Gohmann e groomsmen capital of only 12 shares of 5100 each divided into At the time Willson avenue time completed by that TROLLEYL1NE ON THE PIKE day enjoy Dr MilEiolland made lite closing prayer and the r congregation sang Ifymn No 105 My Ciod How End less Is thy Love The music was In charge of the Cumberland Presbyter Ian choir and in additional to the regular hymns Mr Charles Price ren dered a pleasing cornet solo The collection amounted to 590S which amount will so to the poor of the town distributed through the Relief Asso elation having been turned overto the treasurer Mrs R K Dilliner There was one bill in the collec tion plate and several fives Episcopal Thanksgiving Services i Thanksgiving was observed In St Peters Episcopal cliurch witii appro priate services beginning at 10 a m The sermon waspreached by Hector J S Lightbourn on Thanksgiving Thanks Living It was a fine dis course clparly setting forth the duty of nil on that day There was a large attendance Street Cars May Run From Washing ington to Brownsville Washington Pa Nov lat est local project in the nature of elec tric railways is a road from this place down the National pike east to con nect Washington with Brownsville It has leaked oiit that there is a scheme on foot to build the road and it is be lievcd that active operations will he commenced at no distant date The enterprise is said to be backed by Col Portrait of Fire Chief Williams A fine crayon portrait of the late Fire Chief Lewis Williams the work of McClelland Leonard is on display in the window of Icvlnsons store The picture is handsomely framed and has been presented by Mr Leon ard to the Union hose company It will occupy a prominent place 1n their rooms on Bast Main street JaincsR liarnett Kichard and Thomas S Bigelow Quay Thrown From tlie Buggy Mr and Mrs Daniel Keener of the east end drove to High House Thurs day where they spent the day On their return home in the evening the horse frightened at n traction engine and started to run throwing Mr and Mrs Keener out The horse ran but a short distance The buggy was con siderably damaged but the occupants escaped with a few bruises were John Halpiii and Jolui McLangh lin After partaking of the wedding dinner at the homo of the brides par cuts Mr and Mrs Peter McCallister Mr and Mrs Gohmann wetit to Uniontown where thcyihave gone to housekeeping Mr Goliraanri is em ployed at Factory B ofi the National Glass company there frorri Miss BerthaWeniger to Wed Pittshnrg Nov a handsome informal at home given Mr and Mrs K E Weniger at their residence South Rebecca street East End the engagement of their daughter Tlertha Louise and Homer Cortes Neale was announced Both young people are well known in East End social circles Their wedding will be one of the early spring events The re ception was one of a series which Mrs Weniger and daughter will give during the winter Married at Cumberland Cumberland Md Nov Wingrovc and Mary Pierce of Lemont Robert II Reed Uraznell and Mary Watson Uniontown were among the Pennsylvanlans married here yester day Hanan Shoes Wear good Keep your feet warm and dry Get theni at Lynchs Back in Its Handsome Home The National bank of Fayette coun ty have moved from their temporary in Tom Bulgers tailoring es tablishment to their own room across the street which has undergone ex tensive improvements It is hand somely finished throughout and con tains all the modern appliances and conveniences found in first class bank ing establishments New Corn Heal Ask your grocerfor Oaddirrs new corn meal 1126Ct Every pair guaran John Lynch Co Hanan Waterproof Shoes Enamel and Uox Calf heavy double sole calf lined Iced Register Assessors Books The register assessors who have not received their hooks for the De cember registration will please call at the commissioners at once for them as they should lie In their hands by December 1 1001 Hanans Patent Leather Shoes the correct styles fit from tlie start No Get them at Lyuchs easy of the consolidation the slock in both concerns was fully paid All stockholders of the two concernr attended the meeting for the merger They decided to call the new concern the Pittsburg Steel company and make Its capital stock di vided into 30000 shares of each and for thepurpose of converting It was unanimously agreed that for overy stocksofthe Hoop company that was surrendered and canceled the holder was to re ceive three shares of tlie stock of the new concern ami the stock is to be of the fully paidnp and nonassess able kind and each share of the oli Pittsburg Steel company is worth one share in the new concern it also to he of the fully paidup and nonassess able kind Officer for tlie new concern were elected as follows Mr Rowe presi dent Edwin Bindley vice president Mr Reitz treasurerand Mr Ileeson secretary Mr Howe the Messrs Uindley McCook and Winter were named as directors for tlie first year Tile Pittsburrj Steel Hoop company had In operation at tlie time of the consolidation a large plant at Glass port and the old Pltltsunrg Steel com pany had under way a wire and rod mill at Monessen The work on this plant is being hurried to completion and the most modern and very cxpcn Qroke Her Ankle NON Staley living near Gates fell Wednesday and broke her leg above the ankle Dr Sangs ton attended hei Mib Stalty Is he widow of James Staley who fell from a bun md vas killed a few jiirs ago At Dawson llawson Pa Tuesday Jla andSaturdaj p m free 11 20 3t r Dr Barnett Ostcopathlst 104 Mor Detrclt When night foil lat ulghr over the scene of Wednca day tiling a aw ml calamity on 109 railroad near Seneca Mich those who tad been Investigating tho diaasiu had found nothing to alter tht cstlmite of about 80 lost as a icsult 01 the collision Superintend ent Geoige M Burns of the division on ti0 wreck occurred ed thxt tlio estimates vera too high v Burns Estimates Deaths at 20 I do not consider said he that the total dLith list will exceed 20 However In support of the larger es timate it was pointed out that there are now 14 known to be f dead Tlio boilie of eight ot thesat had been recovered and It vai con ildered that the fragments of other bodies in the morgue at Adrian would account for manj moro than the 12 dead nccessirj to make up Superintendent Bnrns estimate of 20 lu addition to the comparatively few fragments recovered and sent to tlia moigue thoao who vcie early on the jSceae said that many more pieces were discovered which crumbled to povfder while they were being re mov cd f t Superintendent Hums said to tlia r Associated Picis last night that us was unable to tell the exact number ct Italian Immigrants aboard train No 3 but thought that thero werei not more than 50 Passengers on tho train and a number of those vho were curly on the scene di nuted this and said the uumbci was nearer SO tSu perlntendeut Burns h u received no report from Ticket Cvllcttor Eames of train No 13 knows nearer than anyone the number of Italians in tlio cars 1 Coroner of Adrian gantown street Uniontown llawson l be at Hnnan Shoes Wear good Keep your rfeet warm and dry Get them at Lyuchs Mrs C D A Hoon will be at Miss Darlingtons school on Saturday after noon between the hours of Land 4 and will be glad to meet all persons desiring to study elocution or Delsarte breaking in The Chicago Stock Co Tonight In Ncel Gywnn Other Union Services The union Thanksgiving services of St Paul Mt Olivet Zlon and Mt Rose churches wereheld in the Mt Rose Baptist church at a m There was a large attendance from the four congregations and an Interest ing service was held The sermon was preached by Rev M J Snow Hager Was Not an Offitcr Referring to the escape of Channcy Hush from Officers Bowie and atFarmington on Tuesday as stated In Wednesdays paper Mr Hagcr requests the News Standard to state that he did not go along in the capacity of an officer but merely to show Constable Bowie the way through the mountain Get One of Lynchs Yoke overcoats they have the swell est in town Card of Thanks In behalf of the Hollef Association of Uniontown I desire to thank those who to the thank offer ing taken at the union service on Thanksgiving Amount received Old Tent Church Next Sabbath will he a day of jolclng for Ihe members of the old Tent Presbyterian church Rev CD A Hoon pastor For the past few weeks the church has been closed owing to extensive repairs and tlie first service will be held next Eab hath afternoon at 3 oclock when Kcv SIt Gordon D will preach the reopening sermon This will he fol lowed by preaching each evening at utuing tlie following two weeks closing with communion on the third Sabbath sive machinery is being installed It promises to he one of the finest mills of its kind in the counlry and will give employment to hundreds of men BESSEMER BRANCHING OUT Buy More Coal and May Build 400 Ovens Masontown Nov Hesse COMET SEEHBY GKICAGOAHS First Observed From Weather Bureau Tower and Was Visible Without the Aid of Glasses Chicago Nov comet wasvis ible hero in the southern sky last evening Its position as viewed from the Auditorium tower in which the United Slates weather bureau is sit uated was about 10 degrees south east from the zenith It was difficult to judge o its length for the reason that it was pointed di rectly upward and was apparently going from the earth but Prof Cox in charge uf the bureau said that in Ills judgment It was about two degrees long I am not an astronomer said 5500S Ncel Gwynn Presented Tonight bythe Chicago Stock Co THE JAIL MENU 90 Prisoners Feast on ty H5me Inmates ealChieken Sheriff McCofmlck gave a very ela borate dinner to the 90 prisoners in the county Jail H was about when the men all Eat down to the feast The women consisting of nine had their dinner served In their pri vate apartments up stairs The tnenu consisted of turkey chicken mashed potatoes gren peas celery salld and tea It reijtilred seven turkeys and eight chickens to go around The men nil had good appetites and all express You Want Underwear We have It for you Special prices Entire stock reduced John Lynch Co low MltS B K DILUNFR Treasurer Get One of Lynchs Yoke overcoats they have the swcll est in town Bays Waterproof Shoes Tlie boys must keep their feet warm and dry Wo have the kind ol shoes that will do it Low prices John Lynch Co F W Simon piano tuner repairer and regulator at A I Ellin music store gUU Holiday Display Wallace Miller Invites the public one and all to call and sec his fine lino of Holiday goods It Is one of the most complete tines ever showri In Uniontown Come early look over the goods and we will he glad to lay anything aside for you un til Christmas Wallace Millers Show Window seems to draw tho crowds Watch them for three days ll22t Building Material Received at the Youghiogheny Yard New Haven Pa one car load 17000 feet quarter sawed oak and inches thick also three car loads of yellow poplar siding and flooring We have on hand a large stock cf other building material and can fill orders promptly and at reason able prices Call and see our goods 1129Ct J R BAISLEY Mgr Oysters received daily at restaurant Broadway Zinc and grinding double the wear adies and Childrens Matinee Salur lay Fanchon the Cricket Prices 10 20 and 30 cents Panama Shape Hats All the new shades Get them at Lynchs Fresh oysters by the quart at restaurant Broadway 1118tf Saturday Matinee Fanchon the Cricket Prices 10 20 and SO cents to alt parts of the house Boys Waterproof Shoes The hoys must keep their feet warm and dry We have the kind of shoes that will do It Low prices John Lynch Co mcr Coke company has bought thu coal and 00 acres of surface off of what is called the Nicholas Johnson place just below town and the coal cf several oilier farms near the plant In operation and will build 400 ovens H hey do this they wiil ioon have as large a plant as any in this cml of the county Mis AbFalom longnncckcr cele brated he luch birthday cf her moth er Mrs Howard the 2Kli All of her children and a number of her grand children were present A number of boys that ought to be in school have hcen on the street or lilinting almost every day Fred Provanco a former Mason town boy but now of Uellcvcrnon is visLling friends here with a dislocat ed rhouldcr Mn John Poundslonc fractured her shoulder by falling while attending to her milking Mr and Mrs Allan Walters of Can tonOhio are visiting friends hero Bought BaUellc District Coal The Ionian Moore farm of 7112 acres in itattclte district was sold Saturday by Special Commissioner S FGbsscock to Josiah V Thompson and others of Uniontown Pa for 0 per acre The tract lies near Wades town and joins a body of coal owned Prof Cos but I feel very posltive that It was a comet It was plainly visible at oclock and wo could see it at 7 oclock when it became in visible on account of theincreasing haze All the men in tbe office here saw it It could notliave been a meteor for it remained practically in the same position during tlio cntlro limy it was visible and no meteor would have done thaL Its apparent terday afternoon and was to Inquest Into disaster tils jnorning ajar members B FCleveland J liveryman A W Care and A Aldrlch merchants J vV Kirk jaw1 eler and John Daus retired chant All the Jurors are prominent lu tlio business affairs of the little at ct Adrian No steps had hcea taken as vet toward the arrest of Un A gmeer Strong whom Superintendent Burns said was lesponslblo for itha collision and holocaust At Least 100 Dead The official list of thedead audiu jurcd given to the local papers f showed the names of but 10 deadand S injured Ino Detroit nevfspaper ricn were at the scene of tlie vrcck and talked with survivors of both trains said that tae officiallist dees not bear out the staterqent ot the passengers noi evidence of the horrible loas ot life which they wit nessed at the spot where the acci dent occurred The Free Press today was expected to say that the loss f life was in round numbers 100 and that the statements made by the Ital Ian immigrants in train NO13 bora out this claim These immigrants said that there were about 125 of their nationality on tlio train and that only about 25 of them escaped Whlla there are only 10 of them known to be dead It Is asserted tliat the other 50 were completely incinerated arid that with the removal of the wreck age the boilica crumbled to AVcre immovability shows too that it was at a great distance from tho earth There was a head which was plainly visible to tho naked eye and still scattered by tho wind which swept across tho country If tho names of these dead are ever known it will be when friends malje Inquiry for theo and in many Instances this seems highly Improbable PRESIDENT TOOK A WALK more apparent when viewed through lng da a Tiuro TTHQ nlcn o The White House Thanksgiving Din ner Eaten Last Evening Washington Nov glass There was also fined tail The comet was seen by many people on the street as well as by the officials at the weather bureau fjcymcrs Reymers Candies Are they fresh They should be Chas Hagan gets them every week direct from factory ll234lcoil Notice Xcw livery Vine horses anil carriages at price 02 street Morrison ic Co The Young Men All want to get one of our stylish Yoko or Paglan Overcoats We sell John Lynch S Co the best Class No 11 ofthe Cumberland Presbyterian S S wiil hold a social In the Sunday school room Friday evening November 29 Admission 2 cents Itefrcshmcnts included Everybody nvitei very quietly at the wcllilc WhiteHouse There were no official callers President Roosevelt came early to the office before tho em ployes were there and finding nothing to engago his attention started oft for a walk Although tuerewaa a snapping northwest wind blowing and this was tho first day of real wintry weather with a slight fall of snow on the ground the president vroro no overcoat but clad in a closely5 tut toned box coat and wholly unattend ed ho walked across Lafayette square and up Connecticut avenue to the lomc ot Secretary Root Interrupt ing thelatter in his morning work Ihe president carried htm oft and the two went out into the suburbs for a constitutional President and Mrs Roosevelt had quite a large parly of Iriends at their Thanksgiving dinner House last night They Included Sen ator and Mrs Lodge Commander and Mrs Cowles and a half dozen others the party spending the owning at tha White House 11 S ti Zinc and grinding double the wear Panama Shape Hats All the new shades Get them at Lynchs by Thompson and others and this sale was confirmed by special term of the circuit court Monday A decree was also entered for the leasing of this property for oil and gas Morgantown Post Hanans Patent Leather Shoes the correct styles fit easy from tho Etart No breaking in Get them at Lynchs It you the Dally News Stand ard Is ft at your homo or place of bnsl ness every afternoon call up ho oEcc ill the oeve Keep The Young Wen Yoke or Kaglan Overcoats We sell Yoke or Raglin Overcoats We sell IhB best John Lynch Co Zinc and grinding double tha wear Hanan Shoes Enamel and Box Calf heavy double solo calf lined Every pair guaran teed i John Lynch   

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