Uniontown News Standard, November 23, 1893, Page 2

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Uniontown News Standard (Newspaper) - November 23, 1893, Uniontown, Pennsylvania CRIMINAL( APTl'HED. RA SANFORD TATE ARRESTED AT WELTY TOW N Russell Wanted for th# Murder of Ta»k«r et Haydentown In 1885. and for th# Murder of Hi* Wife In Wast Virginia Escaped From an Officer at That Time. While V tatting a Sick Sister. Ira San fun I Tate. the murd* mr of Russell Tanker, a ho has been at large rim** HS wa* arrested ^ town, near Donegal county, by County    ....    . Campbell and Deputy Sharif! Allebaugh. He wan brought here (hat night on the seven o’clock train and committed to jai. to await court trial. The officer* making the arrest have been on Tate’s track tor the past day wert DEATH OF MAJ. J. P. DOWNER. End of an Actlv# and Honorable Active and Life. Daniel Downer, Req., received sad news by telegraph, of the death of his brother, Major James P. Downer of UfQiche, Colo ado. Major Downer was the third son of Levi and Elisabeth II. Downer and was born in the old Horn* stead mansion at the corner of Penn street and Gallatin avenue, Uniontown, on the 7th day of February, ism, and died November MWA,of Ttright’s disease, in Laguactn, Colorado, he had resided for about twenty Detective Frank when years. d tread ay atWelty*U|6 left surviving him two brothers and in Westmoreland J (wo „iBU.ra, Major Downer served as a brave soldier under General Weott ti. mug ti the whole of th* Mexican war. and was a member of the “Forio n Hope party and carried a ladder. After the war tie was twice elected to the Pennsylvania legislature from Fayette county, first elected in four weeks.but never until Thurs-    j    plld waa re-elected in 1#4$» they able to gi t sight of him    j ,jt *erved through the war for the They arrived In Weltytown, where hralon ,n thc .©cond Kansas Infantry, had lo* ated. and being stranger! were during which Urn* ha wa* twice wounded, taken to where Tate was engaged with j gr captain of a company In the Hep* others    in shooting mark. I hey seized    j    regiment of Kansas volunteers in the feta while off his guard, and covering him j    battle    of    Wilson    creek,    near with a revolver compelled him to *ur- J springfield, where he was severely render. He waa hurfcafid and searched, vronnded in the left knee. This was the revolver w as found in hise«at pocket    J    battle    in w hich the brave and noble for fret DEFIANCE TO DEATH. HORRIBLE BUTCHERY OF MISS BIRDIE BAUGH KILLED BY AN ENGINE. Fatal Accident to a Former Fayette Countian. John Cotton, 48 years old, a brother of the Hon. Emmett E. Cotton, attorney and ex-membcr of the legislature, was At Alliance, Ohio, Whose Parents, struck by an enfin* on the Pitsburg, Mc-Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Bough, Form- Keesport A Youghiogheny road Thursday WITH ANOTHER MAN. WM.HU LL STE ALS J AS. ST ALEYS WIFE AND $IOO. and a He made a despcrat* struggle dom, but was powerless. Hi* wife was J also arrested and brought to jail w it ti him. The murder for which Tate is now in ] jail and is to be tried, was committed in I the spring of 1885 near Haydentown, in I the mountain. Ile had had trouble wi h j the Tasker boys about a girl, and several times they had come to blow - in dispute over the matter. On the evening of the murder thc three boys, Tate and Russell and Decatur Tasker, attended a singing school together at a school bouw, and on their way home they had anoil, r fust. The Tacker Ikj.vs wanted to fight, hut Tate refused to fight both of them. When they came to the |>ia< e where Tate h ft the road to go home, they util! wanted to whip him, and follow* d bite ' to his house. Tide went insult, but tie Taskers stayed at the door, macing nil manner of threats. Tiny then got ” swill gle-trei oil' a wagon and threw it through the window at Tate. T he l itter ib<"i got a revolver and tired the shot that k.> mi Russell Tasker. Leaving his victim lying in front of the house. Tate came here and gave himself up to Sheriff Sterling, and was put in jail. Tate came to this county from West Virginia when he was about twenty-one years of age. He was living in a house near Haydentown at the time of the murder, having a woman keeping house for him. While in jail Sheriff Sterling received a letter from West Virginia stating that Tate was wanted there for poisoning his young wile, vs ho died in convulsions a short time before he left that state. There were two murder charges against him, and when notified of the letter from West Virginia he became very much alarmed. Ile had more fear of this than of the murder wf Tasker. Not long after being committed to jail Tate’s sister became \ v ry sick, and she requested that he bt allowed to visit her. Sheriff Sterling allowed him to go, in custody of Co instable O. G. C hick. While there Tate escaped through the back door of the house, and gained the mountains before the officer could recap tare him. That was just before the opening of the June term of court in lhso, and since that time he has been at large. Process after process has been issued for his ■arrest, but he successfully evaded the Qfflo&ri In every attempt to capture him. The first news given of the murderer was learned from Bill Turner, w ho was in jail about two years ago for being a member of the Cooley gang. He informed authorities that Tate was living in southern part of the county, West Virginia line. Deputy General Lyon was killed. Mnjor Downer held a Very valuable sword presented to him at Springfield by General Lyon before the battle. Also while in command of company In a battle in Arkansas he d a gun shot wound from the erly Resided in Perry Township. Murdered by a Farm Hand. Who Then Tried to Kill Himself. AlLIAM K, O., Nor. 15. Birdie Haugh, the handsome daughter of C. CV Haugh, a prosperous farmer, Was assaulted and murdered last night by Curtis Davidson, w ho had been in the employ of Baugh as a farm hand for the past three years, and who, after he committed the horrible deed, cut his own throat from ear to ear. A few days ago Mr. Haugh and wife went on a trip to Fuller, Fayette county, Pa., w here they’ formerly* lived, leaving the farm In charge of Davidson. Haugh a family consisted of Birdie, the murdered girl, and two sons named John and AN il-Ham, aged respectively ll and 13 years. Miss Haugh was a beautiful and bright young woman of‘JO, w itll more then ordinary natural gifts and much more than common culture. She was a student et Mi. Union college, and up to the time of I her butchery by Davidson was one of the most promising pupils at the college conservatory Of music. John and AV ii* A Dunbar Sensation Hull Gets Staley Drunk and Then Runs Away With His Wife Result of a Marriage of Only Six Months The Farmers' Home Changes Hands. Dunbar, Nov. 18. Win. Hull, a coal and killed at the foot of Houth Twenty-first street. He was a calker at Mltten-weitr,’ boa.yard. He ran across the track of the Pittsburg, McKeesport A Youghiogheny road In front of a fast freight and : miu©^ is now at large, having run away was st ruck by a locomotive on a track be-    wife of James Hurley god flOO in yond. It is said that when the engineer monCy> James Staley is a Welshman,em-SSW Cotton he blew his whistle while a ployed as a block inak* r it the blue stout number of traJfimen yelled at him anti the quarry, a few miles above this place. Lu! noise confused him so much that Ii# j goodby afternoon Win. Hull, w hom Hta-stopped directly In front of the engine, ,jpy §uppo##d to be on good terms with which he did not se#. The body wa* hor- j him, treated him to whisky and so drug-rlblv mangled and was token to the j KlHj j,jn, wpp ‘-mountain dew” that he Houth Hide morgue. He leave*a wife and waB uncotmiou*of what was going on. four children.    While In this state Hull and Staley’* wife Cotton wa* horn in Menallen township, mgdu arrangement* to elope. In thebe- R. & S. R. &_S. A GRAND FOR THE $25,000 - SULE - OF - R. & S.__ START Ladies' and Children’s Cloaks, Hosiery, Underwear, Blankets, Comforts, Notions, Ute., Etc# near HearightS, his father, John Cotton, having years 1 go lived on the (arm of Ew ing Searight. Applies With Equal Force to • ayette Philadelphia Inqt Ir.-r j The I hi lk of the workingqJh in the an '•Ml ii Ham B ugh, younger brothers of the dead tional lickut a rec effort* of which, for a despaired of by his athel after a painful exile finally rec a cd from enemy from the time, his lift* was tending surgeon, parlance however this disability. The deceased was unmarried By industry end economy he acquired sufficient esti Ie to voider him comfortable and independent in life. He wa* honest, kind-hearts d and liberal in his dealings and intercourse with mankind. He was learned, po###n*ing a mind well stored with useful knowledge, and his amiable and social disposition, together with iii* winning conversational powers secured for him the respect and admiration of all who knew him. His demise will be deeply mourned not only by his surviving 'brother* and sisters, but also by his friends and acquaintances with whom he was associated in life. Hi* remains will be brought to the home of his birth for reinterment in the near future, from w here the burial will take place in Oak Grove cemetery in the family lot where lie the remains of his father, mother and five brothers. PROF. SHANOR'S LECTURE. girl, re tired e late that they were at home and re-irl.v last night. An un* Ie was t here, also, .in the absence of Mr. and Mrs. Haugh. When the three wrtnt to bed tin J loft th© young woman sitting by the fire, Wilting lo#Davidson to come bnvk iroin hero, so the house could be closed tor the night. Davidson arrived ut IO o'clock* u rn rn ail < They Hake majorities bi ace the, on a. e'.nvi ginning of the afternoo 1 Mrs. Staley hav-1 ing se -tired $100 of her husband's earnings J ' set out with the man of lier choice to parts | Unknown. Staley ignorant of the decep- j j lion being played upon remained in his j J Intoxicated conditkn until the following! ; morning. When having sobered up lit' , went do A n stairs as usual to get his breakfast and start for work, but to his amazement found neither breakfast nor wife. | After some inquiry he learned that she I had rue away With Wm. Hull. He went to work that day as usual expecting tim this 1 . .1 rn*lur* 1 I) .mot ruin ionions, j ^w«*ulei return iii the evening, out not tor Kepubl,cm. local ^ ||(,    „tl, , Ii’., i.Ti.liJ lo iii* »* in" r..    -Iii 11, ie, I wit ll til. ii’** lint Ii I ii I im, I.; ken I At the present rate it will only take a few days to do It. Crowds can a and saw that we were advertising facts; bought the good*,and bought great quantities of them IIito'h Priers I lint AV ill Crowd Thi* Our Store Week. With Bu vers Everyday tbrucite regions are emplo'F'd in the coal, iron aud kind?' d imhistiAy,. Theelcetlon returns from y< ar to ye^Fahow that a majority of th rn vote -.iii Democrat ie na-LuzerNe, Hohuylkill, North* ia’id, U*rbot'V.ind Lackawanna arc cd natural Democratic counties. No. I No. 2 No. 3 No. I No. 5 No. 8 No. 7 No. 8 No. 9 No. IO No, ti No. 12 One I sit of Ladle** and Children’* Coats, at ft.35;... Dim I sit of 38-inch Fin# Cashmere, per yard 21c; One lait of 38-inch Fin© Cloth, per yard Die;........ One LotoftO-ineh Homespuns, peryard 12c; One Lot of Muslin, per yarn Dc;.......................... One Lot of Oil glia ms. per yard 5c;.............. One ls»t Of I ndigo Blue Calico* Dt>r >‘arri 1 tc: One Lot of Blankets, per pair 8k-; One T-ot of Comforts, per pair 60c*; _ Aine Lot of Ladies’ Ribbed Vests, 17c:    ......... ..... One Lot of Children’s Ribbed Vests.    I ie;    ..... One Lot of {oldies’ ami Children’* Woolen Hose, 15e 30c .worth $2 50 worth 35u .worth . wort h ,w *rth worth worth .Worth worth worth ..worth wa rth t OO fido MJC- up Democratic kjr the national candidates, democratic party abandoned iii even an incidental lorin A Thousand and Moro th re I- vs not been a single sound reason He found the girl alone and made a felon* for tb s devotion to Democracy, but still the the ar Hie her iff Alie-baugh took this as a clue, airt has since been on his track. AV hen Frank c amp-beli was made county detective he mao took up the case. it was learned taut while the Cooley gang was carrying on its operations in this county I at, was a regular member, and was identified w itll some of its wont crimes. Tate entered the quiet little village ot Weltytow n on the first Sunday of last August. He was driving a two-horse wagon packed with store goods of every description. No one knew him and be gave his n ait as Ira Hanford. He rented an empty house in the town and moved in using the good* he ii ad in setting up ,a little store. Ile soon had a trade aud yesterday when search was made of the premises but few ol Cie goods were found. It is supposed they were stolen and County Detective Campbell took down some ol the goods. Hoots from Hligliil, John & of Baltimore, Shoes from Blight! & Ions assn alt on her. Bb# resisted hun so beret ly that he buat her insensible. After assaulting her he carried her to the barn fully IOO , arils away, w Here he again assaulted her. Up to this time the girl win unconscious, but might have recover ti. It wa* the fear of what would follow lier recovery that prompted him to cot her throat w itll a razor. 'I here are revolting particular* of the crime that cannot Le told. Then Davis went amt in the night and wandered about fin some time. Finally he decided to kill himself and tho majority of voters in the locality named have gone on voting tor the party vhich favored wiping out all protective dutii - on the, articles which enter into tition with what they make and compt-mine. All the dispatches which have been sent up from Washington descriptive of the ne w tariff bill have throw ii out the notice that Hie Democrat* of the coal regions an* to get a practical test of their favorite principle#. Every forecast ot that bill has shown that bituminous coni is to be placed dutv of seven- cut his own throat in the stable yard of on the free list. There is u lid w 1 n buran ton, where he was found, ty-five cents a tem on it now, and this art* still alive, lying on a pile of straw early this morning. He used thc same razor with which he killed Miss Baugh, but ho did not cut his jugular or any’of the interior arteries, amt the wound in itself is not a fatal one. Ile will die, it at ail, from lo:# of blood and subsequent exposure. The younger brother of Miss Baugh Ho Advocates tho Principles of the 1 found her mutilated corpse this morning Jr. O. U. A. M.    I    on the stable door after it was discovered When Prof. I* A. Shanor put iii his ap- that the kite hen, where she was first ut-pi .trance at the Public School hall Thats- tacked,wa*disordered w itll trace r ut blood day night the audience which grated him from the savage beating the murderer WILS much larger than any one anticipated, j gave his victim before ha conquered her. The hall was c rowded to it* utmost extent Davidson is 40 y ears old, unmarried, lie ties alter the new tariff goes into effect bv old, middle aged and young. The had worked for Baugh seven years and speaker was late in arriving not coming 1 within a year past had threatened to burn —    the Baughs out of house and home ll he us a bar to the entrance of the Canadian produc t, and keeps it from supplanting anthracite in the manufactures in many places. That is to be taken off. When it is removed hundreds of thousands of tons 01 bituminous will find the ir way across the Dominion border and take the place of so many thousand tons of American coal, anthracite included. The duties on Iron ore. Which Democratic Lehigh is engaged in mining, are aho doomed, and those on iron and steel products ure also to go in part, if not ill whole. Under the changed condition* which will face the workingmen of those eoun- ’he he until the 8:10 B. A O. train. The entertainment wa* opened with prayer by Lev. Wight man, followed by singing of “America” by 25 public school girls assisted by J. Q. Van Swearingen, J. Harry Johnson, T. IL Wakefield, IL F. Detailer, Glen') and Charles (’ritchtield. The subject of Prof Shanor’* remarks Wits the principle:* of the Jr. < >. I . A. M. In whose interests he wn* speaking. two particular principles .on which baaed the greater part of his remarks wa re: The objections of the ender to foreign immigration arid it* maintenance of the public school system. He discussed at length the former of these an i laid special stress on the character and aims of the foreigners who Hood tins country. His address was listened to with intense int en st and liberally applauded by all present. Everyone w* r»t away well pleaded wit h the principles of th* order w bidi represented. “Keel \\ bite and Blue he Co Dilley of the same city were found; also some goodB bearing the cost mark ”B. O.” Ta e, when fir rested was in company w ith Elmer Walters who was about two months ago implicated with young Germs and Dr. Ernest in a plot to murder an old storekeeper at Donegal. He would have given the officers plenty of trouble had he not been captured when off his guard. Tate will have to answer to two charges of inur and some charge* of robbery will der was sung at the close ot the b-eture. A SLIGHT BLAZE. Damaged Were discharged. It WIW perhaps Die fear that he would do this that restrained Baugh from trying to get rid of him. His victim especially was iii daily dread OI Charles I some outbreak by him. The murderer I w as brought here, patched up and is being cared for us no oilier criminal ev< r wm in Alliance. Tonight it i*openly announced that. if Mr. Baugh, the father of the dirt girl, will say the word when he comes into town, there are at least IOO of list beat eiii-ten* of Alliance w ho will relieve tile commonwealth of any further care of I urt Davidson before daylight. The parents Of the murdered girl returned home this evening. Their grief is ! pitiable. Mayor Excel!, In order to frustrate any attempt at lynching Murderer Davidson, h:is ordered Co. K. Eighth ().,N. ti. under arm* at the armory here and h.is sworn in a number of extra police. Davidson will be removed to lh# county jail. they will have ample time to ponder ova r their devotion to the Democratic party. It will not be a pleasing experience, but it will be a wholesome one. It will open their ©yes to their folly In pi rsistedtly voting against their own interest*. The Nation’s Shame. N. Y. .sun, Dem j Stripped of everjt special plea and specious pretext surrounding the essential fact, What is the purpose which Mr.cleveland now declares, through the so-called report of his too subservient secretary ot state ? To a ru ffi the life out of a young republic, already recognized by us as an Independent and responsible government; to employ the armed power as well us the moral Influence of the United States to thrust back upon a * ivilizcd people.American In their instinct* and habits arid as citations, a barbarous monarchy, in the person of a vile and ridiculous person whom they have driven from the throne; to undo th* work oi a revolution which made Hawaii a republic, by means of a sit*), being the savings of ilia earnings tor many years. Wednesday Staley sold out all his household goods and is preparing to make the best of the situation. Nonft-j tempt has been made to bring the man back nor to recover the money. James Staley, was only married* six months ago and lins liee'.i living for the past few months near the st urn quarry, where be is employed. Ho is an export and an industrious blocker, rJid as tar as | is Known he and his wife have always been 011 good terms. Of tate it ha* been J noticed that Mrs. Staley and Wm. Hull have been very inditer t# and have been seen often together. Hull wa* a coal ; miner at the HIU far n work* in the ea i v part ofth-- summed, but since that time has been doing n othing, and is regarded a* a worthless aor, of fellow. The w hole plan and arrangement cf th* elopement was iii ade by firs. Staley ami it w its carried out within* any trouble. Whether or not tile p:;li es went to Cumberland is unknow n, but nothing has Im-cii heard or seen of th* in since their departure on Sunday afternoon. The tract of hurt on the old farm of Willi iin Beeson, nm wn as “Farmers Home,” has changed hands. This tract lie- to tile east Of th*1 B. A O. raj fro id aud comprise* several bundu >i acres oi mountain and pastel!# land. For several years past it bs* been superintended by Ewing B. Porter, who made improvement * on it to the amount of several Hundred dollars. The purchasers are Captain Htl.-tcad of Uniontown and C. B. Nemon Of thi.- place. file name has been changed from Farmers Home to Oakmout Park. Tin region 1 is one of the most beautiful in thi-. ..cation of the country’, and the valley known aa I Polk Valley Park i.-> a oat ar I pa: k w huh ' is not surpassed in beauty in this county . The wood* wtU be filled with game and the streams stocked with trout. Hunters may have the privilege of hunting only on payment for entering. Thug Farmt rs Home is now* a thing 01 the past. Frank Clayton died here at 3 a. rn. November 15, lislB, of consumption. I ne I funeral will be held from the residence ol Rev. A. F. Fletcher of Connellsville on Nov. 17atl0a. rn. Interment will bein the Hopwood cemetery. He leaves a wi.e arul two children. An ele*- too N nu nm- to Mention at tin* Smile Reduction. RHM EM RKH TI IK PLACK. Rubin & Silverman, UNIONTOWN, PA. No. IO We.-t Main Street, nor I i d&w tf FALL ANI) WINTER ROOTS, Shoes, Hats Cal ami Rubber Goods, .VOW ii KADY AND IN STOCK AT CLARO ETTS. And very much ^reduced in* price to suit thc times. Men’s Stoua Boots Boys’ Stoea Boots, Womens Stoga Shoes, Girls Stoga Shoes Icsb than they were last year from 25 to 50 cents All other goods down to Hock Bottom Brices. Fayette City Dwelling by Fire. FA YETT* City, Nov. 18. [Special.] — The residence of T. F. Baldwin oi this place caught fire from a defective Hue about 2 o’clock this morning. The police officer discovered the flames shortly alter they started and gave the alarm at once. The fire company w as soon on Hie ground* but bud it not been for tile Babcock extinguishers which the town council thoughtfully provided sometime ago the building and perhaps others would have been destroyed. The extinguishers were used to good effect quickly putting out the fire. The damage was not heavy. Dunbar. Nov. 17 [S|>eeial.] Tin large j fan which is now being put in place at tile i man way ot the Mahoning mine almost | completed. This fan is twenty five feet in diameter, and is said to be the largest I Call and be convinced that such is the case at Matters. Morgantown Kl oil) the DM. A. D. Boyd and wife of Uniontown, Pa., were lately visiting their sons Ed. and Ham. here. VV. S. Haddoc k and family of Uniontown, Pa., have located at Morgantown. Mr. IL is airan pug to issue the Monongahela Valley Advertiser in this town. Last Saturday, Nov. lith, the law firm of Messrs. Berkshire it Sturgis was dissolved by mutual consent, to take effect January I, 1894. Judge It. L. Berkshire and Geo. C. Sturgis have been associated in the practice of law for over 25 years counter revolution by eonp d’etat planned in the White House at Washington, and J of the kind in Pennsylvania and in the secretly but deliberaU ly ordered by a Connellsville coke region. lh* largest president of the United States.    I one prior to this was twenty eel * 1 diam- That is the Cleveland policy. Never be- , eter, and was put up by the McClure Coke fore now has an American executive un- Company. This Fan was erected for the dertaken to stamp out republicanism and purpose of supplying air for both the to set up monarchy in any part of the | Mahoning and Atlas mines of the Cam-world. Never before, we believe, has an American president issued orders for the assassination of a free and successful government. Never before has un officer of this government undertaken, upon his stile responsibility, and without consult- ^ ing congress or the people, to decide the weeks getting it ready to be put iii place. S. CLAGGETT V S. o -*>i MAIN STREET, UNIONTOWN. RA. bria Iron Company. The fun which is now being used is but ten feet in diameter, and was erected at the time of the great Hill Farm disaster in ISIK). The new fan is composed entirely of iron, and men have been working on it for several *M*t ll tiAw tf likely be preferred soon. He is a man now about tit) years of age and wears heavy mustache. The Tate family has a record that is hard to heat in this county. Decatur racker is now serving a 10-year term in the penitentiary, having been sent from Somerset county with the Sullivan gang. Tate * father was sent to to the penitentiary from here a short time ago for rape. Since Decatur Tasker was sent up, Tate has been living with his brother’s wife who "Was arrested with him. Borough Bills Paid. The following hills were passed at the last meeting of council: Oscar Miller, street labor, f138.48; J. I’-Bremen, borough supplies, -18.03; D. A. Boring, laying crossings and furnishing material on ML Vernon avenue, £72.50; ii. M. Wright,hauling, f 13.05, P.Sheedy w ork on South Blason avenue, *42.50; King Bros., plows and plough points, #18; Levi Springer limestone, $82.62; J. H. Marshall, flagstones, $S; W. F. Wajrcfaoff, relaying flagstone, $3.37; Austin Woodward, hauling, $33.25; J. B. Gallagher, work and supplies, #26.78; J. C. White & Co., coal, $8.15; Edward Stoneking, cleaning hose, #1.50; Ewing Yardly, cleaning hose, #1.50; Johnson Machine Co., borough supplies, $12.19; Jos. Eiehhaunt & Co., borough profile book, $12.25. The total amounted to *470.11. destiny of a foreign country in diplomatic it will be run by an engine located to Hie relations with ourselves. Never be.ore I right of the fan. has a president invited or commanded his |    forest fires which have been raging On account Of advancing years, the judge ! capjnet advisers to assist him in the odious ; Qn the riyer qjjj amj jn the mountains will retire from active practice, and Mr. j brines* of setting up again a rotten and near Ferguson have done much damage Sturgis will continue the profession at broken throne.    |    by destroying valuable timber. The lire jeremiah No. 2.    j    is still burning in some places. FrvNKFout, KY., Nov. 10.—Jeremiah I Walter Seruans of the furnace store, Simpson and Senator Petter will have to! who was married last Thursday to the old stand. Monday last Prof. James S. Stewart of Morgantown was elected superintendent of the schools of Fairmont, W. Va., in    ., place of Dr. White, deceased The.port- , ^ wonderfol freak than they tion is a responsible one- about 1,000 pu Jerem-ah Vardeman Crenshaw, represen-pils being enrolled in the four schools of    Bullitt-Spencer    dis- ..it©    *•       nntttoAl    I/nzmfn    kfi    uauivw v ,v    - trict. He is illiterate and ignorant, and From Morgantown to Pt. Marion, Fairmont. W. Va,, Nov. 15.—When the winter schedule goes into effect on the Baltimore & Ohio railroad November 19, t »iiin will be run through to Point Marion on the State line branch. The line is completed as far south as Point Marion, and only the completion of t he bridge at that point across Cheat river prevents trains from running through to Morgantown. One month’s steady work will put the bridge in »uch shape that trains can mn over it. “Hold the Fort.” MottoiUtshela RepuSUi* an. D. Frankenbury of Point Marion, Chairman Wilsort Must Go Morgantown Poet ] As Win. L. Wilson’s free trade bill has been smashed before it has been presented to the nation, so his prospects for reelection in this district hafte also received quietus by Tuesday’s elections. A sound protection Republican will represent the Second West Virginia district hereafter which Prof. S. assumes control—known Fairmont district. Prof. S. recently held a chair in the W. Va. University, and is well equipped for the position. He will assume his duties at once and will receive $750 for his work from now until close of school in May, but will not move to Fairmont yet awhile. I he Post congratulates the good people of Marion county in having selected so able an educator to take charge of their schools. Deeds Entered for Record. The following deeds have been left for j record since our last: W. S. Warrensford et ux to W. Ii. Bang, lot in Bellevernon; $1,400. Sept. lf, 1898. A. R. Mannster, to Henry Bang, lot in Be lie vemon; $700. February 5, 1889.    ^ Edwin M. Kyle et ux to Henry Lang, I lot in Bellevernon; $275. March 2, 1889.    1 E. M. Thomas et ux to Geo. W. Myers, j tract of land in Henry CJay township; ^ $1,000. November 7, 1893. John ll. Haines et .ox The Kentucky legislature has | young lady of McKeesport, has moved He is j into the house of Harry Kelly, on North Connells’-ii Ie street. Fifty-Two Dividends. As a general thing investors are pleased ------- -    *    Af    *    ...    to rec-ive only two dividends a year, and pleasure of the people over the defeat ol .fthel w Jjaid wjth regularity are fully projected railway legislation. He never was elected solely to emphasize the dis- electric satisfied. When one, however, can receive jlfty-two dividends in a year upon an investment of only three dollars, the matter deserve* very serious attention. Th a Indepent of New York for forty-five rode on the cars, never saw an light, wears neither vest nor collar, is “agin” railroads, taxes and turnpikes, believes the “skule” teacher should “board ’round” and that “gal* should hoe c urn. j , ^ ^d tke position among the He will ride to Frankfort on a mule, an. j •    _; reliffioU4 and literary weeklies of the the newspaper colony is preparing tor tun. ^ ^ ^ pregentfJ futures for the coming The Crawford Case.    {    yea r far in advance of any heretofore of- The hearing in the Samuel Crawford fere si. It has the lending contributors of case of Brownsville to recover possession 1 th* world, it prints the best poetry, it has of the property which he left 43 years ago twenty-one department*, edited by spec!aiwan held Saturday afternoon before Justice iBt -, devoted to tine arte, science, insur-Dawson. The complainant left home, ame, finance, biblical research, Sunday-property in the hands j School, Missions, Health, etc. The Indent Matthew Story aud leaving a will j pendent is particularly fitted for intelJi- what diposi- 4fnt people, whether professional men, LUMBER. Do you contemplate building a House ? Are you thinking of making repairs ? Do you want lumber ol any f md ? NEW, LIFE Or. E. C. West $ Nim* and Brain Treatment f* «r»!d uniter p^dtiv* written guaranty*, Gytutnor-na*©    only, to cur# Ws»k Mrui-.r.’; of Drain teal N«rv« Pow; to# Jtotood; viklM*1; Night Lo***-; Krit l’rwun*; Ij»< k ol Canttdemtat; Nprvounn-**; IaisqtucD; att Drntn*; tew* of Powr of the Oeoersttv* organ* la either **x, ct.u*<xl by OTer-exertion; Youthful Error*, or ExcttHTt Ute of Tobacco, Opium or Lfqafer. vrhlrh n on laiwi to Hirer/, CoDMunptton, In* .titty and Death. By trail, ti abox; 6 for *5: 'with wrf I ten cuar aute# to cure or refund money. WEST'S COUGH SYRUP. A certain cure for Cough*. Cold*, A “ton.a, Bronchium, Croup, Whooping Cough, Bor*- Throat. Plea-wit to take. Small #1*0 dl*cuOtit)ued; old. Alc. ai**, now36c.; old ll hire, now tee. ti U ARAN TEi'R    only    by If you do, don’t make a pi chase until you consult us. .Kid Ritan. ur. dru**wt, into Rtront, Pm to Rebecca And while we’re speaking about it, the j Mjtq,aeij lot in North Union township; Post nominates Hon. Geo. C. Sturgis (our Republican candidate for governor in opposition to “Jake” Jackson,) for the posi-j tion. He needs no introduction to anybody. Fayette cou my, W'tw appointed J    ®1 the peace yesterday by Governor I unison. —Harrisburg Patnot. Did von happen to know that this —-----  .    _    , wly ttedg d ’Squire is the mifn, who, a* landed in the lockup. His companion atonal officer on Kenesaw,*: sent that    *fk" E -----—‘IHold the Art Assailant Held for Court. Scottdale, Nov. IO On Tuesday night the daughter of John 8. Booker was attacked in an alley by a colored man but her screams brought relief and he was me**age to teoree—t*® I am Coming ” And he has home tacked another woman but escaped. The negro arrested gave hi* name a* Henry Johnson of Waynesburg. He was given a hearing thi* morning and the ’sqqire beld #1. November IO, ISL1”. Rebecca Michael *0 John IL Haines et ux, lot in Norlti Union township; #1. November IO, George McCormick to it. F. Hopwood, the undivided f/hi* halt of tract of land iii North Union township; #4,000. Novena ber IO, 1893. William T, Buttermore et ux toe, Baugh, lot in Connellsville; $3,700. April 25, 1893.    _______________________________ authorizing him    tis    to    what diposi ,    fanners, and for their l'ami- tion to    make    of    the    property at    d(?s    jt eo8^ little ana gives a great deal. his death. For forty-three years he I .subscriber receive* fifty-two dividends a was not    heard of, end' in    the meantime    year.    The subscription price of the Inde- ii,. r„I,,,-,,,,a    pendent is only three dollars a year, or at the .property was sold. He reform I ^ rttte for part of a year, and a about two weeks ago. and now' lays ,. unpie copy will lie sent to any person claim to his property.    I ee by addressing The Independent, New •    I    York City. Yeager Pants for Liberty.    springfield Tp. Right In It. Kingwood, W. Va., Nev. 16,-Tonl«ht,    .............. 9her‘“ dl W    I    -P^eU. township nowhagthecounty We have on hand a large stock of rough and finished Lumber, Doors, Sash and Mouldings ot all kinds, Nails, Glass, LATEST IMPROVED GRATES and Builders’ Supplies ol every description. Estimates on buildings, repairing, lumber, etc., will be galdly furnished by S. H. Brehm, Manager. All lumber and material delivered free within he borough and suburbs. Address or consult ERK)**** BT TM* Hiommt Mcdical Airrwo.m**, _ EHTH0L1NHJUIR SS. CATARRH HIW HEADACHE T his MiENTUOr. Ink ai KH will cure jro«- A vroiiij'-rftil boon to *ufft*reni from fold*. Sop, TUnj.t, InRiirntfl. llronckltl*. or 11 AY lEVXB. AffrdJ iinmntiatf rrlitf. An emckrnt rcmeflT. of-inTonlrnt U> cmrjr id* to n*o on tlr#t indication of ct),d. I'oNttnnod I ** Erect* t'oNttnned I Hatiffnciltinreiamntoi-di-rnionpy refunded, rrte®.* 60 et*. Trial free nt I)ruai(t«t*. Be*t*t«rad tn*U. CO cont*. I. D. CUSH! IN, ifr., Tim Bar«n, lick, 0.1.4. crt7mvxw*.A*r*m . . II P MTU DI The unrest and # afoot BLH * HUL all .kin dme**e«aKo«em»4U:h. Salt Rheum^old Sore*. Burna, Cut*. Wwnderftal rem edy for PIEK*. Prlee. *6 et*, at Drun- DAI IM glgta or by mall prepaid. Addrea. aa aboee. ore*,WI tune 3 dAw lyr J. F. HUSTEAD & Ca. ..... an    nj    ...    j.»    —-J- t,.eaeurer, a representative .lid on. com- , c There with™, orth.' “J*    ,l«t    If    you    have    anythin,. L,,ril men doing the active work, and bam,     i* Facing Futureward. Morgantown Post. The Republican party of Fayette county, Pa., comes out of the recent campaign victorious, and the News Standard says: “The party faces futureward, united, aggressive, strong and confidant.” doing Yeager, of Cooley gang notoriety in Pennsylvania, was at the head of the plot. wore, gentlemen, please pass it this way. consumption oureijf wuroo. Sheriff’* bate Price*. Do not purcha-e one dollar’* worth of good* ; anywhere before you have examined oar stork and heard our price*. If you want to save money enough to go to the World’* fair, eome and *#e a*. Union Clothing House, Bro id way. ort SU-un lb The Editor:—Please Inform your reader* J st I have a positive remedy for the above-named llsraso. By It* timely us© thousands of hopeless a se* have been permanently cured. I shall be glad :o send two bottle* of nay remedy Fit EE to any of t our reader* who have consumption if th*y will .end ms their Express and P. addn**, ^aspect-drill. 7 A. SLOCUM. ML 4    *    Frtriflt.    S.    * (Near Ice Factory.) july:15-tl-d-w FOR SALE. Due thousand and fifty five (1,05ft) acres of timber, hunting grounds, deer, turkey, efi:.; two mites from B. <£ O. rallroud, this county. Two dollars per acre, cost $10. Owner lives In the distant. Also 31 one acre lots I have just surveyed out for a Greene county man, adjoining W hite Hock and Connellsville, South Side. Fruit on most all Iota *50 to *160 acre lot*. Easy payments. or the plan at big discount. Circular free. 8. II. JAMES, Agent and Surveyor, VV ater street, Connellsville.    d<kw Remove's Freckle*, Pirrpl**, Liv&r - Mc’e* Lltokhesda, Sunburn tmi Tan, and re- etores tho *lda to its origi- fW nal freshness, prod acing a A%± y > -,/> clear and healthy com- plexion. Superior to all face urepcratlcns an't pcrfootly harriler*. At, nil druggists, ormftiicu lot50cia £;uu lor Cfioular. VIOLA SKIN SOAP i» *tmPly 01«mSp*r.bl« »» * ■kin purifying so»p, nn«!|u» id tor the toitoi, mil *aho>a* rival tut the nur--“ry. Aiwoluti lr cure aud ddieauiJ BMW rated. At (Jrj.'Ki*!*. , Price 25 Cent*. G. C. BITTNER & CO.. Toledo. Q. Jane s (Uv lyr ;

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