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   Uniontown News Standard (Newspaper) - December 27, 1894, Uniontown, Pennsylvania                                 THE NEWS STANDARD.  Volume 68—No. 40.  UNIONTOWN. PA.. THURSDAY. DEC! MBER 27, 1864.  $1.00 Per Year  THE NEWS OF THE COUNTY.  A DUNBAR  MAN’S MYSTERIOUS MISHAP.  I119 train. Much sympHthy wax express- for the position were received from cd for Rev. Negley under those trying cir* this and adjoining coonties.  Mr. Dumbauld, the prlncip' I elect, wan pri eipal of the Leiaenring schools two years ago. At present he ta » senior at  cumatancea.  W. II. Binna and family removed Jefferson to the county capital on  from  Moo  nie Mt. Union, ()., schools.  Goes Home with Hts Brain* Out, But Doesn’t Know What Struck Hlm-Dawion Burglar** escape From Justice - Christmas Entertainment at Fairchance — Connellsville News.  DUNBAR, Doc. 26 -Walter MeClearj Is lying at his home here in a dying condition from injuries which he received in a mysterious manner. McCleary enjoyed Christmas with his associates drinking in Connellsville. Home time during the night be walked into his mother’s bedroom in a half dared condition. Dr*.  Mullen and McDaniels were summoned and his wounds dressed. His skull was badly fractured and the brain was protruding. Blood was oozing from the ugly wound. His leR arm was broken below the elbow and was bacriy crushed above I trined * number  that joint.    yesterday.  McCleary was unconscious when the ,  The cb(m>bM beJd     annual    treat*  physicians arrived, but they restored him j  r1t ^ er ^ m .  rn    •     A..    —. a A. — mm rn* mm rn* t' *•_ • I mm. . nlatltu '  CONNELLSVILLE, I>ec. 22.—Assessor A.  Cheat Haven Chips.  Cit BAT H A vkr, Dec. 25—Misses Atlee and Mary Keyser of near this place and Misi Mamie Evans of Winsted are Pitts*  to consciousness by the use of st! mu la ii I* He was unable to give any account of how lie received the injuries, and the whole aff Sr is shrouded in the deepest mystery. It is rumored that McCleary was waylaid by foot p ids, but the general opinion is that he was struck by a passenger train. Home of ills companions say they saw him in Connellsville to the evening, but others say they saw him in Dunbar at 6:30 iii the evening. The mystery amy never In' solved.  McCleary I* a miner and is the only support of bis widowed mother. He is SO years old. His fsthcr and brother were hast in the IPU Farm mine disaster June 16. WO.  The exercises ami treat given by the Br*shyterian Munday achoo! la-*! evening wert enjoyed by all present. One of ihe frat J re* that received in irked attention by Hie audieme w tie press ntaicMi of an < ’xford bible to Mr. Thomas Watt b> the superintendent in t:.e name of I*.-Munday seined ciaa."*. .Mr. Watt < earnest-ne** and efficiency as ateadi«*eof the bible haw been recognised by all who vier have had the pleasure of listeuing to him. In true appreciation of his valuable instruction his large chias, iv this tune of gift giving sud gift receiving, esteemed it a pleasure and an honor to present to him this beautiful bible. Mr. Watt made a touching respond-, and his appreciation of the valuable gift was feelingly observed.  ROBBERS* fc.»CAPE.  It Club was a dance held at the residence of Mr. John T. Hogg in New Haven on Monday night. The house was Iwiautlful* ly decorated. About 18 couples were  present.    .    .    ,  Mr. and Mrs. Henry Reid and family, day, Dec. 17. By this removal our conv and Dr and Mrs. Alex. Rogers from Biunity loses one of its hest families, every Scottdale, spent Christmas with Mrs. Eli*- mem tier of which will I e greatly miss, d. aliet!, Rogers of Main street.    On Friday, Dec. 14, at the close of the  John Miller who is supposed to have I Pleasant Valley school, when the the  been murdered while hunting in Somerset ' teacher referred to the great toss the*  returned to his family last Saturday. He were about to sustain in the removal of burg visitors tins we* k. has simply been visiting relatives.    j four of the brightest pupils, every one Mr. Michael Baker of Uniontown  Mrs. Issador Dawson and son William present realized the truth of the teacher s here on business last Saturday. from Little California spent Christmas remarks. While we deeply feel the lows Miss Brown of Brownsville is the guei-t  !  with her daughter. Miss Bertha Dawson we congratulate i he >^oy* on their rncreas-  of Mtas Julja  Skewer. of the Western Union.    ed opportunities for acquiring an educt-  Mr. and Mrs. Albert Hhriber > nd Mr. lion. and Mrs. Wyhle end son Harold from    j  M r.    William Garee of    Washington  I Allegheny, spent Christmas with Mrs.    county    and    Miss Ora Essington,    oldest  William Johnston.    daughter of James C. Essington of this  Rufus Barnes, the rising young law yer j township left the home of the latter on from Indianapolis, Ind, Is spending a lew Thursday morning, Dec. 20, 1801, leaving i days with his parent* in this place.    ,  notc  stating their destination to be  Mr and Mrs. Oliver Shaw and little ('u rn b er h*nd, Md. It is presumed they I daughter from Glenwood spent Cbristmaa  were  married at that place. We under-j with relative* in town.    stand they returned to the home of the  Mr. and Mrs. Joseph T. Johnson enter-  8ro om’s parents on Saturday evening,  Dec. 22.  The concert given by Prof. T. F. Miller’s music elms at the Jefferson school house on the evening of Dec. 15, ISM, was highly appreciated by the large audience present.  The music, both vocal and inatrumental, was very good and reflected much credit on Prof. Miller aa a musical instructor.  Tilt Flutes IK SFSU  OPENING OF THE SIXTH NUmL INSTITUTE.  A N-  was  Mr. and Mrs. C. K. Wilton attended the county institute last week.  Mr. Ira Keyser of near ibis place is better.    ,  A NEW M. P. PASTOR.  Mr. Hummel Succeeds Mr. Gladden, Who Takes th* Extension Field. “We further recommend that each  of relative* at dinner  J. Woodall of New Have,! gives the number or de«th« in the borough during the year up to Deceiui»er I # as live. There were MO birt ha. This statement undmibt-I edly gives New Haven a good sanitary reputation  The new' school I uilding at Gibson is nearing completion. The brick work has i been completed and the house is now ready to j Kit the roof on. The new budding is a ere it khui to the people of Gib. son. It will contain six rooms and will tie fitted up iu modern style.  A comfortable carriage house has been ' erected for the l*encfit of the physician*’ | conv, Vance* at the hospital. It is large •Hornell to accommodate three buggies and horses. Heretofore, the horses wert* eon -  iv 'I.-1 to stand out fin the street white the doctors were engaged w itblo.  , The old soldier* examined bv the United Slates bo»rd of ex amini rig surgeons on Wednesday were Benjamin Newcomer of Broad Ford, John Ii. May of Connellsville, Johnston Patterson of Uniontown and William Frantz of Mark-; leysburg  Mrs. B. R. Smith and Mr*. Alice Falr-I child left on Thursday for • vi*it to Mr*. Smith’s old borne Iii New Orleans. They I expect to be gone about thirty days.  Porter and Kurtz’s millinery store caught fire on Thursday. It was discovered tsefore much damage wa* done.  Mie. Elizabeth Torrence of New Haven returned today from Philadelphia when' abc is aUeudleg school.  Mss* Ada Phillips has returned from a visit to Miss Sophia McCormick in PRI® ; burg.  Walter Roger* is home from the Unite rid ly of Pen nay I van:*,  J. C. Kurtz aud H. C. Huston spent  We understand it is the intention to or- iontown in September l ist, from*which st galilee another class at the same place in will be seen that Mr. Gladden’s lost attire near tatar*.    pointmen! to this pastorate was condi-  Be nj amin Hazen is having a new house tionsl, and as it now seems “pracUcable" built. on one of his farm* for hi* son j to all the parties concerned that he enter James. The house will contain six rooms at once upon the new work assigned him, and be bu Hi after the latest and most ap- the president of the conference, Bt v. proved arc iii lecture. George Brad mon of j George C. Sheppard, relieved him of this Franklin township has the contract and pastorate by the consent of t he local con-ill push tbe work forward to completion arrogation here, on Monday last the 24th b foal as the weather will permit.    j inst. and appointed tile Rev. frank P.  Hummel, I de pastor of the Fulton street church, Pit sburg, to the pastorale of the Uniontown church, a unanimous call having previously been extended by the  They Stow Thwtr Way Out of tho , Unwson Lockup.  Dawson, lice. ML—William Bronson and Joseph Russell escaped from the lockup bere Mom! iy evening and are still al large, though the officers have made diligent search for them. Bronson aud Russell were arrested for robbing the Dean women in Lower Tyrone township Sui-1    to    Plttobarg.  day. At the hearing Monday bitore Squire It. II. Wright the women punitively identified the men a* the robber* aud Bronson aud Hassell w ere held for cond.  Constable Hoop put them in th* lockup, but for some reason did not take them to jail, tbcugh there were three train* left here for Uniontown alter the men were collim ated. S-mu: ii me Monday Hight Bronson and Pa*, ell secured a mw and ii AU: 44*1 aul CU, -tho..- Way out through the ceding OI the kickup.  FROM FAIRCHANCE.  ss I sat as Ute wearier win pern,IL  Mr. Jam** Elliott, eldest son of Robert  Elliott of Woodward. Iowa, is visiting his  many friend* and relatives in tht* p« rt  of  the county. Mr. Elliott is a native of ,    _    -  ...    ,    .    ffhitfuh hprp and    **'I i*\ Ai P. MUH#*  Palette CKMin;>, haling tMseu liorn to Jef- «norvn n re, ann ~    .  *    a    k    *    *    mill Mr. GkwMteti <*    s    i  fetson township ara! resided here untd    „    ..  after hi* marri .go when he emigrated to "•«*«  in 1  "iontown, ami continue to work Iowa and is now one of the progressive in the interest* «>t  1  *  1  “ ur ‘ I' Th, T nn^  tanners of that state.     h *  Wl!l  travel thnmgtmut th* d^tr,vt un-  I der the direction of the hoard of churth N. T. Clark, one of our most enterprising ;  f xU . n , ion and tbe  Lavman’* bureau for farmers, ha* moved to Washing*nu county    ^     workt   on a farm located two miles aouth of Cen-     R     ^  Frank    p     jj uinme } t  the new pastor  terrine, which he recently purchased     t  ’  come ,  with thc . h.ghevt mom-  from Mr. W. A. Cox By th.* removal  mendmt|on||  ^  A  strong preacher and Jefferson lose* one ot ber beat citizens. . successful minister, having preached here Tbe follow mg young ladies are home g^^ral time* to the entire satisfaction, for tbe holiday vacat ion: Coral M. Coe I  even  blight of ai! his bearer* He will from Hiram college, Amy Laughlin and    j,,  bb ,  wo ,k here next Munday and will  the Misses Ste, Ie from Wilson college and take up and carry forward the vigorous Mattie Townsend from ML Pleasant. j poiicits and reform measure* pursued by Several of the school* of JeS't rson re-i Mr. Gladden to the evident prosperity of warned their w irk on Monday morning.  :  that congregation, others en Wednesday morning iind a ftw  Capt. ‘'.S. Croft Chosen President and C S. Beatty Secretary Mr. White Discusses Equalization of Taxes Other Essays and Talks. Program for t he Later Sessions.  The sixth annual Firmers Institute of  Payette county was called to order In th*  court bou-e »t lOo’clo. k .vest e rd,y n.\ Hon  George Hopwood, ntimber of the state  bourd of agriculture for Fayette county.  Organiz Pion was «{feeted bv c tiling Cant.  W H. Craft to tile chair, and choosing C  8. Beatty vicepresident, M W Moreland  secretary ann L. f>. Woodfin query master.  I Captain raft on a anti ming the presidio  officer’* ch dr thanked (he member* of the  institute for their kindness in selecting  him as predd* tit of the meeting. Dr.  Boyle opened theae-slon with prayer, and ph&rff6    iii fBu t**<\ to    {lit 50 cantil    .    .»    »    »    %    *  uarui! (w uirw wu w    *    all nntted iii singing the doxology. Mr.  (•ewrve Hopwood in *de a pie i-ing address  mid wa* ‘olio'ved by Daniel lf. Pershing.  The first (SM) was by John G. White of  Connellsville; subject, ‘‘Equalization of  Taxes," followed by a general discussion  of tbe subject engaged in by many of the  farmer*.  llecitatio by J. W. Dawson, “A Trying Difficulty ”  Essay! “Agricultural Training,’’ Ro ert H. Smith. He dwelt upon the soeeialty work in th diffc cot field* of agri ult* r -Tnis Wa* followed by a general discussion in which the practical school In agriculture wa* dwelt upon.  Wednesday uft«'rr»oon—At the afternoon session the query box wa* taken up and elicited much interest  Miihic Solo, Monroe Hopwood, “Down on Hie Farm." Recitation—Mi** NAnnie Moreland. Essay—“E<location in Farming," John E. Hew Recitation by J VV. Dawson. Address “Wheat and clover iii rotation," II J. Waters, pro esi-or of agri-cuitu »* in P* > n vJvani i state college.  Vioon solo—Byron Porter. Encore, violin and organ duet, Arkansas Trav eh r. Encore, waltz Beading, Miss B* lie Wil-k«y. Essay, Isaac IL Brownfield, “Education on the Farm." Musks—solo, M onroe Hopwood. E-say, ‘ The Bright hide OI Farm Liie," Daniel ll. Pershmg.  per member for church extension work I during Ute coming year and that it lie the sense of till* conference that when practi-cable, Rev. W. H. Gladden be put in th*-field to secure the mount asked."  The above is quoted from a report of the committee of church extension which j Iva* adopted at the late session of the Pittsburg M. P. conference held in Un-  CHRISTMAS IN TOWN.  The  PU asingSunday School Treats Lockup Industry.  Christmas IMM would have been very quiet in town lait for the no -e and disor dei created by drunken Bien. Someofthe saloons wert- open a* e r 4j  a* three o’clock in Hie mo. ni g in order to catch those who would be leaving the ball given by toe ho.*; company, rue oars were cloWiled all day and the t fleet* were seen on the  SAN EA CLAUS AT LYNCH’S.  rho Old Fellow Makes 2268 Little Ones Happy.  Christ nm* w>«« » big day for hundred* of little ones at John Lynch’* store. They were giv* ii their fourth annual treat and itsurpts ed all previous eflorts in this line Old Santa Claus made 2,268 little heart* happy and sent joy into many a tv-me winch would otherv ise have been wi ry dreary.  It was announced that oM Bnnta Claus would appear in the window at 9:30 o’elwk and distribute his gifts, Almost two hours before the time rolled ’round the lit'Ie ones begall to gather in front of the store window. Each passing minute added to the waiting throng and at 9 o’clock Main street was Jammed with children arni parents all clamoring for old Santa to show himself. Mr. Lynch, his clerks and corps of assistants busied themselves in getting the children into line ready for the march. The little boys and girls were placed at the head of the column so aa to give them the first chanco.' After these the columns were formed promiscuous^,boys ani girls, white and colored being lined up aa they arrived. This plan of forming the col- !  limns prom ac no u sly greatly facilitated matters and enabled Mr. Lynch and his assistants t > get the children in readiness more easily than formerly when the girls were sorted out and given a place at tbe j head of the e du nn*. At l ist they were all ready. What a molly array they were; three cole rn na deep reaching from Broid-Way to G ill alin avenue, aolid ranks. The merchant’s chili! stood beside the little I tot from the miner’s cottage and nicely ■ drear cd little ones from »he borne of the I banker or capitalist stood shoulder to  t  shoulder with the carty head from Hayti. It was not altogether a borne gathering. Boms were there from nearly all the rail-! road town* in the county a* far south as Pl. Marion.  Old 8 in a in bi* icy quarters heard the little on.* shouting for him, and when In* saw tbe ranks completed he I od aside his pi lie, rubbed his eyes, at rokeii his lieard and ram 1 * out. although it was more than half an hour before the time set for hi* appearance. When he stepped into th* window the children shouted and cheered him and he acknowledged their welcome wita many bows and courtesies. Then the march bogan w*hich lasted one Lour and twenty minute.-. Never did human | hearts be lt in greater transports of joy than did the hearts within those little bosoms as Old stunt* began operations.  Tho columns filed in at the Main aff vet entrance and through the side door to the corner window and out the other side door. Old Santa met and greeted each  THE ARNF.TTSVILLE SUSPECT SPENDS CHRISTMAS IN JAIL.  Charged Withthe Murder of His Wlfw The Doctors Have Not Made Public Their Report--Wreck of th® Pittsburg anc Fairmont Train. The News of Morgantown.  Morgantown, W. Va lice. 25. Sheriff livre and special deputy, Ed. (’lear, yesterday arrested David Musgrave at hi* home near Arni tt«ville,12 mill* s from here,. on the charge of murdering his wife Thorn-day, Dec. 13, an account of which appear cd in the Nkws Standard. The published account in Pittsburg paper* to the effect that the doctors who held the autopsy reported that Mrs. Musgrave had been choked to death is incorrect, ss the doctor’s report was made to the poseout-ipg attorney and its contents have not been made public, nor will any of the doctors give their opinions upon the matter. Nevertheless, it is generally believed that the woman was choked or smothered to death and her body thrown Into the creek where it was found a short time afterwards. Public opinion is decidedly against the prlsiot er, who will Ii ive a hearing before a justice oi tbe peace Thurslay. It is said that the evi >nee, which is purely circumstant! ii, is strongly against him. The excitement is intense, and consequently there a*e so many stori* s afloat that it is im pass ibis to get at the truth of the matter lief.' e the witnesses are placed on the stand. Mu*-grave wa* brought to town and placed in jail this evening and the hearing will likely be before a justice residing in loan.  The Pittsburg and Fairmont pas a-nger train due here at 11:30 a. rn. was wrecked about a mile south of town yesterday. The accident wa* caused by the track spreading. The tender an empty baggage and mail car, ami smoker Ie t the tr.ek. The b gg ge cars were tun. don their sides and Bag gag* Master Mi Beth wa* unable to get out of his car until assisted by M ail Clerk Simp on who cr wried through a w indow of the luggage ca * and pulled Mclb th out. The stove in the baggage o.r was upset and several express package* c night fire rom the hot cowls, but the timely action of the crew prevented tht car from burning. McBeth when tho car left tile track was thrown to the ti OOT and when it rolled on its side be griped ® chain which prevented his bung thrown into the stove and burning packages as it was he had a narrow escape from being smothered by the smoke and was saved comer very courteously and handed each , only by the presence of mind of Postal one a box of candy which he had pre-: «erk Simpson who lost no time in going  —    I    I «-* Eta wi.ua ii o Tho uttiob na « I. ii lo/lituu^ a.AW  I viuusly prepare! for them. It to see the children approach him. They  Mr*. J. M. Doyle in in Pittsburg today doing Christmas shopping.  The Misses Cavern from Pittsburg spent a few day* this week with friend* in town.  will remain closed until Jan. 2,1895.    Funeral    of    Sanford    Clagged  ----- The    funeral    of    the    late    Ma    ufo    rd    Clag-    streets    and    in    tbe    lockup    w    here    35    victims  German.    gett took place yesterday afternoon from    were landed with the aid of extra po.ice,  McClkLLARDTOWX, Dee.    38.—Jo*    H.    his late residence on Church street, the    Out of the whole crowd Burgess Reed    got  Hoover’*    team ran away    on Monday    interment being in tbe family lot in Dak    but *20 in finn.  evening;    He left them standing in    the j Grove cemetery Services were con Otherwise the day w as very quietly    ob-  road. They gut scared at fire cracker* and ran about one-fourth of a mile.  Foriunat* Iv the horses were not  I ducted at the house by Rev. T. N. Boyle served here thougn among the churches - of the M. E. church, Assisted by Re.. Seth aim Sunday schools there was an unusual One horse fell and stopped them, j R. Gordon of the Central Presbyterian  s ;i r . AU the Sunday behoot* had treats!  hurt ; church. The singing wa* by thc M. E. some oflhcm on Mon y night and the  s'epped into the window very bravely, ort, aa they approached hint and got a good look at his wooly face, some of them got badly scared. This was especially true of the colored children. Some of them were frightened almost out of their wit-. Tuere were many incident* both humorous and palhtti • to break the monotony  as funny t to  rescue. The smoker and ladle*’ car were crowded with passengers and all were badly shaken up. bu’ no one was injured beyond a few slight bruises. Th® track was torn up for 51 feet and the trucks knocked off the baggage car. Only the drive wheels of the engine left the track and both the engineer and fireman stuck to their post*. The acc-idt -it occurred about ten feet from a ravine and 30 feet from the edge of tbe riv-r b ink. The  Gibson Is Vary Much Alive.  CoKxr.LtoviLLK, Dec. 25. — Editor New* Standard: -Will you be so kind a* to contrade’ in yoe* next issue the rascal, y report., that as.mc reckless correspondent from Connellsville put in the Pitlaburg Sunday Dispatch and Sunday Leader. He say* that “John Gibson turns  Chrlltmafl bunOay School Ent.r- I “P *‘ CoonrfUvill. .iter bein* mourned lambent Personal Notes.    | a* dead.” My friend* never failed to get  PAIK. HAVOC. Hee. 36. -Th. Ph-bj*.- j    *" ““  li ™« »»“    *|“  Uh Suhd», uhool held ,b.l. ire., hut -ut .od ih^y knew I mill rick!. HH night. Th. uvdMa oommntMd .t «further .id ™v»I wld my firm ottock .lid Urn, Ignore lh.t tim.  lh .,-»d th«. w..t to N.w M.v co on . pro. hou-. WM SIMI lo ov.rtto. il,II unlit thoro |    »*    ^>1  wa* not standing room. The exercises  much, but the wagon wa* badly wrecked.  1  choir. The fune ral service* were larger emerson Tuesday night. . he attendance I j be j r  pu-enta to the door and B D Norman lout hi, pocket book b.-1 ‘«.od«i. but owin K  lo th. incl.mcncy of    vvM„„„.„,.lly    Urcc.n,I it never >  S;lltil . s prm , ow Mr .  im' fbi. plan arni U.’onto.ii on hut • I— ««th.r only th™, who co,„d«o,n    required quit. m.ny pnckanc, ofUiidj ,     h    ind<d the „,    , bo oth . r slde    to  their  Monday, cont.il,inc ft” or f IS, Th. finder c.rrU*v-. .ccomp.ai,ed the remain, to th.    to po roundIm. th,,., ear. Th. IM were     lU ,     agatn .     Ever y    child wa,    carefull,  will be liberally rewarded. Mr. Norm.n «««• Th. pall bear.ni were A. D. Boyd,    Mcoutpanted generally with ,celt mon.  is crippled, having only one kg. and this :  of the treat. Santa was a jolly old fellow .  and made every one feel good. Sc ores  of  road wa* blockaded until about 8 p. rn.,  little tots unable to walk were carried by " hen the tr * iri  succeeded i»  tak n into' through to Fairmont. A young colored .yneb who I  man who at the  End hotel, Un-  conslated of xpcilat on* and tong* by the school, also responsive reading assisted by the choir. After which old Santa Ciao* made hi* appearance through the window and made the heart* of tbe little one* glad by his gift*. The superintendent and teacher* of the Fairchance Presbyterian S. 8. deserve great praise for their untiring effort* to bringing the school up to and maintaining it at the high standard at which it is and we hope .the pupil* and their parents will assist them to keep it these through th® coming year.  Mrs. J ar ley’s Waxworks will be presented at Smithfield on next Tuesday night, january I by the Amateur opera company of Fairchance,  Tbe Fairchance Silver Cornet band rendered some good music on our attests Cb fiat mas day.  Mr. J. H. Jackson wha has been congaed to the house by sickness for so long is not expected to live.  William De na mo re at Pittsburg is vising relatives ana friends here.  Fred and Frank Ryland spent Christmas at home, with their parent*.  Rev. Conway is holding revival meetings to the Methodist church.  CONNELLSVILLE NEWS. Christmas Happenings Along the Ypugh.  Connellsville, Dec. 26.  Ye Syncing dab be or the Old Folk’* Concert given lest night in ‘‘Ye Old Side Methodist Meeting House,” beginning at  M ye ear’ie candle’light, was a great success. Th# men and women dressed to costumes of by gone days certainly presented an odd sight to modern eyes as they all, solemn as to the olden days, beat time to tbe music and sang with quivers and trills David’s Lamentations and others. There were abo several “worldlie organ and harpsichord pieces,” which were greatly enjoyed.  Thefourtb meeting of the Affton Uke  murdered.  This ie another lie for I never engaged in this work in my life. He was too much a coward to have bis name in the report. He further states that I carried 92,000 on my person through the southwest. This is another lie for I do my business through the banks wherever I chance to go.  I hope you will aet things right for me so that my friends may see for themselves I can attend to my own affairs. Please give my name so the fakir eau see that I am not ashamed to acknowledge all I have said. Respectfully,  JoHR GIRTON.  JEFFERSON JOTTINGS.  amount M u great- lo..* to him.  Rev. L. W. Lewellen is bolding a revival meeting st this place and is meet)nu with good success at this writing. The;e ba* been about 40 conversions.  Hi bbl Sings ton is home Iron) the Baltimore Medical college to spend the holidays.  Ray Buskins, while visiting Mr*. McCormick near New Sal en), ft-ll down stairs, db locating and fracturing hi* elbow. Drs. J. P. and Hibbs Saagelon were called in ' and reduced the fracture, i Harry Vinson is home from Waynesburg college for the holidays.  There have been several old forts mentioned in tbe articles in your valuable paper. I think Mr. Ross bas forgotten one in German township en the farm now owned by Riley Christopher. You can today pick up pieces of broken pottery, arrow heeds, peculiar shaped stones. The writer has several relics gathered at this site.  cared lor and not a single casuality resulted.  GROWING IN POPULARITY.  These annual treats have bt come an established institution. They are growing more popular each year. The chi'-dren have become accustomed to look  The Tewnshtp Loses Some Good Citizens By Death and Removal. Tippecanoe, Deo. 26.—Samuel Wells died at his home in Jefferson township Wednesday night, Dec. 16, ISM, aged 67 yeses. He had not enjoyed good health for a year psst bot was able to attend to ordinary work until within three weeks of his death, and his condition was not considered critical until within a few days of his decease. Mr. Wells has lived all hi* life In this neighborhood and was well and favorably known to almost every resident. He was anjndustrious, upright citizen. |He began life a poor man but by industry and good management succeeded in acquiring considerable property. He leaves a widow and four daughters together with a large number of other relatives and friends The remains were interred in the Fairview' cemetery on Saturday, Dec. 22. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. T. 8. Negley ef the Presbyterian church. *  A sod incident occurred in connection with the funeral services of Mr. Well*. After Rev. Negley had started for the funeral a telegram was received at his home announcing the sudden death of his sister Mary, a resident of Pittsburg. Mr. Negley’s son arrived at the church just as the funeral process!-rn wag passing into the church. At the close of the funeral sermon the sod news wm broken to him and he started for home at once to order to reach Allenport la time tor the erne*  Masontown.  The treats and entertainments at the different churches Christmas day and evening were enjoyed by all.  The cornet band gave some excellent music on the streets Christmas afternoon.  M. F. H. Farmer had his store closed by Constable Rhoades Saturday, but a compromise was made and he mn now be found at the Mosier house as usual.  The glass globe that WM offered as a prise by Jacob Showman, was drawn by Earl DeBolt of Uniontown, he holding No. 223, the lucky ticket.  B. F. Sterling and O. C. Smith of the W. Va. Univeraity, are at home this week.  After having school Monday the schools were closed till after this week, and tbe teachers are taking a short vacation.  M. F. Bradley and Wm. Cunningham, who are working in Uniontown, are at home this week.  VANDERBILT’S NEW PRINCIPAL.  H.S. Dumbauld Chosen to Succeed O. O. Anderson.  Vanderbilt, Dec. 22.—The vacancy in the Vanderbilt schools caused by the sudden disappearance of Principal 0. O. Anderson wm filled by tbe Dunbar township school board at their meeting in Connellsville today. H. S. Dumbauld wm unanimously elected to the position over 36 other applicants. Applications  W. IL Pl*yfr*rd, R. IL Lindsey and R. F. and songs and plvustnt times are reported Hopwood, E-qO.. Gen. S. M. Ta ’y, M. H. on all hands. At lite Baptist church the Bowman, C. H. Ruth . od Fran«t Huston, becut ifu’ cantata “Santa Clou* on Time”    _______ was rendered in a most pleasing    and suc-  Newspaper Libel Suits.    cestui manner, be. >re the treat    was dis-  Morgantown Bom.    tributed. The church wa* packed to  The circuit court of Ohio ce unty has not standing room ana mu ny were turned given Win. M. Handlin one cent in his away unable to gain entrance. Numer-recent suit against the Wheeling Intelli- ous requeut* have been made to have the I Christmas time. Their increasing popu-gencer for alleged libel.    cantata repeated, both by those who wit-1 larity is shown by large gains in atten-  It wa* clear to the jury that the Intelii- nested it and by others who w’ere not able J dance. There were 1000 children at gencer’s publication “wa* entirely proper, to be present Tuesaay night. It wa* voted ! first treat, 1800 at the second was not tai**, not malicious, not injurious by ail present to be one of the prettiest and j year and 2268 this year and was made from good motive and lor j best rendered cantatas ever given in the justifiable ends.”    town.  Tbe result is just a* the Post expected..      ~    —  It is getting to be a too common occur-i Eureka headache powder* cures all j .    __    L,i„„ ,1^1    kinds of pains in the head in 15    minutes  once for    adventurer*    to bring .ibel suits  Tfy |t lQ    at Mo er  & Springer’s  against publisher* for alleged grievance*. Central drug store.    dec 2*>3t  Rob the newspaper of its inaiiecable ;    ------  right to “speak the truth,” and you strike j    Desecrat    tug    the    Day.  a gigantic blow at free institutions.    Editor    News    Standard:—The scenes  -- : on tbe atreela 0 f Uniontown on Christmas  Nabora-Bloaser.    'day were a disgrace to Christian civiiizo-  At the home of W. S. Williams, North i  tion , I doubt if the like was witnessed  iontown, yesterday morning and bad a rib br 'ken was among the paw.tigers who were shaken up.  Al! of the churches in town celebrated I Christmas by giving treat* to the Sunday school scholar* an I with appropriate exercises.  E. C. Gaddis of Uniontown, C. C. Coon* and Charles Ititenour of Connellsville  Gallatin avenue, ChristmM evening Dec. anywhere else in 44 states or Oklahoma 25, Mr. Charles Nabor* of Uniontown and territory. Business was generally submiss Carri* M. Blosser of Stewartstown,! pended and the people were given up to a Monongalia county, one of West Virgin-: q U j e t observance of what should be the is’* fairest daughters. Promptly at 81  m oat joyous and merry holiday of the o’clock the bridal party and attendants j year, but this quiet and order was sadly entered the parlors to the strain* of the j marred by the scene* enacted around the wedding march, Miss Walter* of Dunbar j open saloons, which ran in full blast from presiding at tbe organ. Rev. W.H.Gladden i early morn until 9 p. rn. Men reeling and performed the ceremony according to the j staggering, cursing and swearing, kept impressive ritual of the Methodist Pro- pouring in and out off he bars all day to*tan! church, after which there were J long, and it was almost impossible for shower* of congratulations and all went! gober people to walk Main street. Extra “Merry os a Marriage Bell.” Mr. and J policemen had to be sworn in and the Mrs. Nabor* left ednesday for the bride’s > drunken unfortunates were jammed into  home in W. Va.  the lockup until there was scarcely stand  ee 2142 last It is the most charitable event of the year. Hundred* of children here receive their only Christmas present. Mr. Lynch deserves great credit for tbe interest he thus manifest* in the children. It shows a very generous spirit and ha* won for him a warm spot *n the heart of the children not only of town but of all the country round. These annual treats have made his name and that of his store a household word throughout the county.  The successful handling of so many children is largely due to the fact that Mr. Lynch retains the same corps of assistants from year to year. Besides the clerks the following helped the children into old Santa’s presence:    Policemen    A. C. and  Jud Sister and I. A. Moore, and O. G. Chick, Thomas McCullough, Jack Doran and Fire Chief Frank Stevens. Long live John Lynch and the Gold Mine.  Eureka cough syrup cure all coughs and colds. Try it. 25 cento at Moser & Springer’s Central drug store, dec 20-3t  Notice.  forward to them as the chief event of the | were guests of the Wallace house yesterday.  Misses Blanche Wood and Jessie Moreland are at home from tho Woman’s college at Pittsburg to spend vacation.  Capt. K D. Walker, formerly cnndho-tor on tbe F., M. & P. R. R , is visiting friends here.  Mrs. Capt. Pearce of Connecticut, formerly of Morgantown, is visiting friends here.  Miss Drue Cox of Uniontown is visiting her aunt, Mrs. Col. F. W. Thompson.  Got $450 Damages.  In court at Washington, Pa., F. H. Mitchell and wife were given #450 damages in their suit to recover 110.000 I rom William Aubrey and John Offord, of Brownsville, for injuries received by Mrs. Mitchell, who wm thrown from her carriage in a collision which resulted from the reckless driving of the defendants, who were to another carriage.  Rheumatism Cured in a Day.  “Mystic Cure” for Rheumatism and Neuralgia radically cures in I to 3 days Its action upon the system is remarkable and mysterious. The first dose greatly benefits, 75 cento. Bold by J. Kid Bi (chout, Druggist, Uniontown, dec HNAw-tf  Th* Drioe of thle paper to $1 a year oaeh In advanca. Compar® it* aik®, price and amount of news with any ottMNr paper In Fayette county.  Uniontown, Pa., Dec. 27, 1S94.  --------    —    My    wife    having    left my bed and board     Druwu .     U1     ,  in* room tan. Many . tami.yd.d without    I    lea    sn    o    ami    the    American  Christmas cheer  ft £ y one  / or her on my credit .  dec 27-p    andrew    8.    Ingles.  Christmas presents and because the husband or father squandered his meagre means for wbbky and then went to tbe lockup to sober up. We have a n : 2W and enlarged jail and court house. If this holiday debauchery is continued we shall need also a lockup in Uniontown of jail dimensions.  It is bad enough that men should make brutes of themselves on this Christmas day, but it is even worse that they should be encouraged to do so by the open saloon. Why should not the bars be closed on our semi-religious holidays? Public decency as well as common humanity demands it.  Citizen.  See the magnificent offer made you by the Advertising Journal Company through prominent Uniontown merchants Advertisement to another column.  dec I its w  Bishop pastor ta Investigate His*.  Rondout, Dec. 26.—Bishop Potter, having been asked to investigate th® conduct of the Rev. Lewis T. Wattson, rector of the P. E. Church of St. John, has appointed a committee of the archdeaconry of Orange. This committee will meet in Newburg and chargM against Father Wattson’s method of conducting worship at St. John’s will be presented. Father Watteon is th® clergyman who began the burning of incense at St. John’s the first Sunday in December. _  ll- in run Duff** D»ad.  Mob.ut, Ala., Dec. 2L—Charlee Edward Duffle, aged 28, has died here of consumption. He was well-known m “Homerun Dnflee,” an ex-member of the St. Louis Browns of the National    ___   association,  and also of the Wasnin^ton club of the National league. He left the league ia I SGI owing to ill health, but somewhat recovered aud played with the Ailanto team of the southern league in 1868-Duff ce leaves a wife.  AU photographs finished with the enamel finish ut Lingo’s old reliable gallery.    augSlw-M  Any one who has children will rejoice with L. B. Mulford, of Plainfield, N. J.  His little boy, five years of age, was sick  with croup. For two days and nights he ________________ ____________________________________________  tried various remedies recommended by postponed to Saturday, January 5, 1386, at friends and neighbors. He says: “I thought- q p. rn.    dec 37 •  I would lose him. I had seen Chamber ,    ——------  Iain’s Cough Remedy advertised and \    Taka    Notice  thought I would try it ss a last hope and    *    .  am happy to say that after two doses be That on and after the first day of slept unto morning. I gave it to him nary, 1895, I will sell good* strictly next day and a care WM effected. I keep cash, and all contract work end too  Sale Postponed.  The public sale of the assigned estate of J. L. Morris in Point Marion, consisting jof lot and 8-story store building, has beent  this remedy in the bouse now and as soon must be paid for to thirty dajjgj tut any of my children ^bow signs of croup pletion, and if sot so paid,  I give it to them and that is the lost ox charged thereon. On all old it?’ 26 and 50 cent bottles. For sale by which I have on my booke,^B J. K. Ritenour Uniontown. F. M. Hodg- be charged .Uttlil®h|ei®U>*®>®| kins A Go., Dunbar Druggists    January I,  dec Mm wu :    dec    3   

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