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Wellsboro Agitator, The (Newspaper) - February 7, 1900, Wellsboro, Pennsylvania baa appointed o'clock M n Mack ID I w. JOH 1900 4t. rill and of ring been in MM i notice to L to PWU 1 all are P r 5SfO'N nil id fruit tb K s DAS IK f. fur tun ul I from f 1 6. TIOGA 'S s- j a Well-Spent Life Spirit and to Thursday at his eighth ing public For hiH k burned if ont. of He s any worthy WHM one of the WHS the first National Bank of the waterworks M made it it. was to build the Church in con- ts for his own Episcopal Mr M- N Mr only for for town and wi -i in this in Norrin in rn w is an old conceived the idea of supplying ough with good water and he pushed the project to a successful completion in 1887 last enterprise was to provide the borough with a public hall by the construction of the Bache in 1894 at a coot of ite It is a fact worth noting that Mr. Bache was the oldest citizen of this was born He here for a period of over eighty When he first saw the light day Wellsboro was a mere hamlet composed of rude log while Tioga county was a comparative His boyhood and early manhood were spent among the stirring of pioneer and in his sion he the hills and valleys of county many Fortune him and rewarded him for his and in the evening of his well spent life he enjoyed all com- which an abundance of this world's could The simple but impressive funeral vices in St. Paul's Church at 2 o'clock Sunday conducted by the Rev. William were notwithstanding stormy by a large number of our The four front pews on the left of the center aiBle were occupied by relatives and con- of the while the four front pews on the right of the same aisle occupied by members of Bache Hose These representatives of the Company attended also the brief preliminary service at the house and were present at the A tasteful characterized the The floral tributes were limited to a few white flowers on the and palms and flowers on the casket There was no address by the who had devoted his sermon at the morning vice to a eloquent tribute to Mr. In seven hymns were snog by the vested of them at the close of the Among number were Asleep in ami In the Hour of the lieing my to The pall bearers were Dr. J. P. well and E. H. Royal F. W. W. D. Horn and A. R. STI MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF MR. After Eight Months of Contest the Strike is Practically General Advance of Twelve i and a Half Per Cent. Morris on to Mr. Mar he Mr 1 took v in IM- which i i in HI the III n after William in which When about to bin At a meeting of the Vestry of St. Paul's Protestant Episcopal Chuich on Monday evening following adopted Tlint wo with a of with foot in if of profound Borrow tlm of Mr lato Senior of St 1'iiul'H Ho one namo will OVIT tm hold ID honor by to know HB will for mid Ho will fur bin for for his to thorto in and for n find unfailing biui during all bin will with for hiH keen in- and hiH sound but for for his of for that honesty that him In all with tho aud In all hia with his not only of the of thin and a of the for moro than fifty lint ho wan a faithful com- a liberal contributor to its a rant to land in the uml interests n from his father and yielded -uM to the Fall about half of their HI the vicinity coal milieu Mr. Barhe afterward sold v wan A I I'M I. who I now Mrs. Bache in is 10. he and of William nary 11 i married y Wo reflect with that be to parish and a of our ami no can accorded him than to wither linn had a nent in tho lu which ho spent his That tho minute spread upon of and that n copy wont to tho family of tho with the of our with them in hour of thoir Horrow and and tho Ixi in tho of tho The Board of Directors of the First National Bank of at a ing called for the purpose of taking action in memory of William first President of the ed the following of wan tho first of this in that capacity for nino and as a Director from tho of tho Board until health compelled him to with and with to the of tho Hank as an Institution and to As an of- of tho he was and an and public and n mini ho panned and admiration of thoBo with ho wan In his official he was sagacious add and in recognition of his services to tho lUnk to tho people of this IH to be spread upon tho of the Hank and an copy to his The will and testament of the late William proved and filed in the office last The executed January 19, and by and Michael The strike in this which has been prolonged for about eight is now believed to be Last Wednesday notices were ported simultaneously at Landrus and Morris Run to the effect that from February 1st all those then employed by the companies would be granted an advance in The wages for mining coal has been 65 cents a By the new schedule the price will be 75 cents a and the wages of the other laborers about the mines have been increased making a general raise of about twelve and one- half per cent. It was an agreeable as no advance had been expected before April st. Last Monday morning about 30 tional miners went to work at Arnot and making the number now em- ployed 220. There is much satisfaction among those who are now at work but the lending strikers are for they expect discrimination part of the companies against The union men held a secret meeting on Thursday to decide on the best course to It was decided to send a com- to Superintendent Lincoln iand ascertain under what conditions the strikers would be taken These men think that the companies propose to deal with each one cordingly the leaders of the Mine Workers advise that all miners continual to send in their contributions until wise ordered by the district The discrimination together the dockage and may still keep some of the out for a few but is hoped matters will be amicably settled and all the mines will soon be running as be- fore the This has been the longest strike in the history of mining in this being of nearly eight The effect of the strike has been There has been a loss in wages ing over the farmers and sters in adjoining townships have felt the depression sorely the companies to sacrifice their markets and their and there has been strife and bitterness engendered between neighbors and friends in these mining towns will not soon be And when the strike is practically it is quite apparent to the cool heads that the advance in wages would have come along just the same had they all remained at And some of the miners are ing themselves whether the walking de- legate and the strike agitator are sary to their prosperity and It is a well known and indisputable fact that the miners who have been at work at Arnot and Landrus for the past three months are the very best men in the who have ly gone in and out of the mines day er day and suffered the denunciation and insults of the whose wives aud children have called them and They are the gent the well-informed and sub- level-headed men in these On the other we are told by those in a position to know that the majority of the who the bitterest and most unreasonable are not able to write their own They are fair marks fpr the walking de- Contested License On Monday afternoon the contested cense case of E. M. of was taken up for hearing before Judge No evidence was taken in the The hearing baing upon the petition and remonstrance as made upon the and the only matter in con- was to the necessity of the The petition for the applicant had 97 and the remonstrance 88 and as Judge Mitchell had passed upon the question of the necessity for a wholesale licensed house at that place a year Judge Cameron held that that His Body Found Frozen in tie River near Ad- The body of Clark aged about 40, the son of Mr. Ebenezer B. of Chatham was found last Wednesday afternoon frozen fast in some flood debris against the north bank of the Canisteo at a point about a mile and a half east of N. Y. The spot where the body was found was close to the Erie and the ery was made by some train It was with considerable difficulty that the body was loosened from the flood to which it had been Every evidence indicated that it had floated down stream to the spot where it had lodged during the freshet ten days be- The dead man was dressed in coarse and a tattered ulster and wore heavy There was a silver ring on his left hand and an open-faced gold with a gold in one of his vest Coroner Goff had the body taken to Corning Wednesday After a crowd had viewed it in the Erie it was placed in Fletcher's under- taking as it was it was thawed out by the process customary in such After the body was stripped it presented a sickening as it was one mass of cuts and bruises due to dashing against floating cakes of ice. On the body were found papers dated at Addison and Telephone inquiries at all these places brought about the was ascertained that Burley had lived for a time near ben N. that his farm that place was mortgaged and that hid i wife in October last had sued him There is no known other than these disheartening circum- stances to support a theory of Burley had two Another ory is that he fell from a ing him and that he then froze to In less than 24 hours after the body was die Mr. Burley's parents and other relatives in this who had heard his whereabouts in two and were anxious about were informed of the unclaimed body in Mr. S. M. of at once went where he identified and claimed the body and it was delivered to him by the Burial was in the cemetery in the Swing Gate school district in A THRIVING VoUNG An Agitator Reporter on the What He Saw in Westmoreland Correspondence of the Feb. wonder how many readers of the AGITATOR know is snch a town in nia as If you have a new map of the State you will find it in the northwestern part of the county of on the south bank of the Where this thriving town of over inhabitants now stands there were bnt two buildings less than four years There is now an iron and steel employing about 000 There are over three miles of electric fine works many fine business blocks built on modern many beautiful and nearly all owned by the Everything bas a neat and clean and it is by far the finest town of its size I seen in has been made possible by a Republican Perhaps no section of the country feels and showa the new life given to the commercial world more than Western Everywhere are to be seen the able signs of New mills are going up and additions to old ones are being Surveys are be- ing made for New coal fields are being Many gigantic trans- fers of coal lauds are being ed. As one walks the streets of this town he is simply amazed at what has been accomplished in three 1 counted five here all brick or some of them as ate as are to be found in our largest D. C. r. Bache bequeathed the sum of bad been and to St. Paul's Church of therefore granted tne the contested license K V f Attempted Oil News uid ters at THE LATE WILLIAM S LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP T ft e 3 Guarding the Waterworks at Manila the Soldiers Likes the July and and whatever tended his native of for many a long wan Company of the For and one He of the in He to invested in interest bearing the income to be used for the of the Sunday school of that to be invested in like the income to be used for the relief of any members of the Church tion or their families suffering from poverty or old to Frank Max John L. Leonard C. R. Walter E. H. Sarah M. Frank C. George M. Henry C. Cox and William and their heirs and as the Auditorium for the maintenance of an opera house or public hall in Wellsboro provided that said shall serve without compensa tion and that the property shall never become All the remainder of the estate is be- to hie William and hia Mabel in to manage lutely and hold for the benefit of the testator's nine among whom the estate is to be equally divided when they shall have become of and the said William and Mabel Kresa are appointed executors of the John C. of Potter died a few days ago from the effects of blood poisoning caused by injuring his toe on a rusty He was 84 years of The balance of cases were to have been heard on day by Judge but the Judge telephoned that he could not be be- fore Friday of this so all the cases were continued Friday morning at 9 to be disposed of by Judge Railroad Wreck at Last Wednesday afternoon there was a disastrous wreck on the Fall Brook dis- of the New York Central railroad at A track gang was en- gaged in repair work and had a rail ont intending to replace it at Before this work could be accomplished a fast freight came along at the rate of twenty miles an hour and crashed into the ing in the The engine was thrown against the bank and William the was caught in the He a broken ankle and He was given attention by Dr. of Slate and was later taken to bis home In The engineer stuck to his post and was not Fifteen freight cars were thrown down the bank and into Pine LOCAL NEWS FROM Prevalence of Measles Personal and Social Matters of Correspondence of the Feb. Benson gave a lecture on Rome in the Baptist with stereopticon Tne church was well The Whist Club met at Mr. Abram Farr's last Tuesday The graded school opened this after an enforced vacation on count of S. O. of was in town on business last Mr. James of Little visited hia parents last Mr. Robert of waa in town on business a few Mr. Thomas Graves is slowly ing from his recent stroke of Hon. J. B. was in town last Mrs. T. A. Wickham is visiting friends in Mr. Roy Wheeler has secured a ion with J. successors to Israel Mr. Albert Andrus is working in J. M. Peck's Mrs. Fred Shappee and of Scran are visiting at N. R. Mr. Robert Bishop is stocking his mill on Park street with Tioga has been afflicted for the past few weeks with a very severe epidemic of measles which seems to be no er of Mrs. G. L. Mrs. Harry Mrs. E. G. and our respected E. D. are among the victims of this H. L. The following letter is from Harry Ron of Mrs. Lenna of Crooked who enlisted from this county Dec. is a hot winter We are on duty nine milen from Manila near the which is on the firing line it being an I never expected to used so fine as I am Each man has a We have the best of ba- nice bread aud sometimes pie and The officers have all been in the ranks and they know all about Everyone says that the Eleventh Cavalry is the finest outfit on the and that is The officers give us all the they can. came out here from Manila two Manila looks but itr is a pretty and very interesting I have seen many strange things since I from I had three days off ship at It is the prettiest place I ever I ran across a fellow there whose name is the same as and on the strength of that he took me to his home to spend the He keeps a clothing I was on guard last night on an out- after we had been informed that ten thousand niggers were up the river to attack I tell you it was scarey waiting in the darkness and expecting a shot at any Bnt they didn't come we are still ex- They won't destroy the waterworks if we can help it. The Manila waterworks are far better than any I ever saw in the United I said it was nine miles to the Four and a half miles of this viaduct is constructed of the finest ten feet wide and twenty feet It is a grand piece of engineering and the manship on the masonry is of the finest The machinery for the works is fine and everything connected with it IK kept as clean as a There are two fellows in this troop from one named Blanchard and the Talking about I guess it is hot I have not been sick a minute and I like it RARRY Eleventh U S Troop A. Death of a Famous Army Mrs. the famous army nurse of the civit wro is re- membered by many of the veterans in this county as as by others who have heard her lecture here several times since the died last Friday morning on her farm at near her age 72 years In all the big battles from 1861, to November 25, 1865, Mrs did noble work HS nuise in the fields from to Through her recommendation the ial kitchen was a work that won unstinted praise from the sanitary and Christian and the surgeon-general of the Union She was one of the leading figures in the establishment of the Pennsylvania Memorial home and also of the National Home founded by the Woman's Relief Corps of the Grand Aimy of the and was for a long dent of the latter She was instrumental in establishing the Home at la aud inent in having the army nurse law ed. She was active in temperance serving for five years as president of the National W. C T. U. She was the or of a of religious and al the latter including a volume entitled Under the descriptive of the and achievements of the nurses during the Our Able Tompkins Scribe Records er Iron River Bridge Correspondence of the Feb. The steel range man been canvassing in this vicinity A party of young people gathered at the home of Walter on the of January 29, to celebrate his 21at An unusually pleasant time is by all who Mr. Harry of spent the last of the week at C. H. Mrs. Maggie Davis and of have been visiting for the past fortnight at the home of Mr. aud Mrs. L. E to Rev. and Mrs. L F. tue 3rd a of has been driving piles otherwise repairing the bridge What we need is a substantial iron Several people from here have ly allied themselves with the Knights of the Maccabees at The Nelson is a and new members are constantly being There is strong talk now of organizing there a Hive of the Ladies of the Lafayette of this at- tended the funeral of his James at W. E. of has a large job of getting ont heading bolts on the Blackwell near The job will probably last a and furnish employment for a large number of men and we more are in Mr. Bay who has been at work near has returned to his home Tompkins now boasts of two Hay is very scarce in this and is in demand at a good price for local Louis who had an operation performed upon his for at has returned to his home and reports the diseased member as improving John Case and wife and Nathan Case attended the funeral of their E. B. at not base now seems to be the nat onal Mr. Daniel an aged citizen of Bear has been seriously ill of but is now steadily ing under the care of B. Mary Case and of are visiting at the home of John Charles of N. has been calling on in this for the past few DIED THE SAME Correspondence attempts at robbery nave lately been made at On a recent night a young man who had been out to see his best girl was returning home early in the When passing the store of Mr. D. E. Marsh he saw two men at work drilling the He at once gave the bnt before help arrived the burglars They had gained ad- by prying open the cellar The parties in the business were well known to the joung who saw them through the and it seems very strange that they have not yet been brought to The Wellsboro Gas Company's No. 4, caused quite a stir here last The derrick was being built near the public and a petition was circulated to have it At last counts the derrick was being The derrick is no nearer the road than one built some time ago at and the Maxwell Oil Company have two huts built over their regulators within six feet of the main traveled Teams have been scared here at the escaping gas and have run If one must be why not move all William a young man ty years was killed last Tuesday on the Dewey job at He was coming to camp after hia day's work when he was run down by a and so severely injured he died at 11 o'clock the same log that struck him scaled 800 It is inter- esting to state that he was a grandson of the late Joseph who was killed about three years ago by a rolling It adds another name to the long list of accidental deaths in this Mr. H. R. Ten brock is new keeper at the Gaines He was employed by Lee in 1881, at being their first Scott Fay's No. 111 W. H. Watrous was drilled day and was shot It will make a Mr. Watrous is now receiving a very handsome from his The company commenced drilling last This well is on the Billings across Pine creek from the Wellsboro No. 3. The explosion at mer N. Saturday was plainly felt in Several ple ran thinking the magazine here belonging to the Bradford Torpedo Company had The distance from here is 35 air M. Smith has purchased the bacco stock of B. K. Mr. Jones will hereafter devote his entire time to the barber FATAL LOGGING Did Two Neighbors in Brookfield able Correspondence of the Feb. 6. J. B. as died on last Friday His neral was held at Free Baptist church at S. L. Bovier preaching the Mr. William Mr. neighbor who owned and occupied a farm adjoining that of Mr. died also lane Friday His neral was held at the Methodist church in F. H. of officiating and preaching a very able appropriate Both Mr. Thomas and singularly were taken fatally sick on ary 30th. Mr. Thomas was seized with aud Mr. Lane with brain Both were prosperous R. has sold his 50-acre farm to E. Cady for aud Mr. Cady has sold his 119 acre farm to Ed. McLean for Tue latter sale included a tity of farm Rev. J. L. whose is the sister of Mr. W. C. of has moved with his family to Clinton where he will preach for a year to the Christian Church Killed near Otter Hews from that Correspondence of the Feb. aged 20, a teamster employed on Dewey lumber job near was injured internally last Tuesday night and died a few hours Several teams had been engaged in ing logs just before he was It was nearly time to stop work for the night and was rather stormy and all ithe teams except one had started for the Duggan had gone some distance along another route with his team to avoid danger from running but it is believed that he thought all the trails had gone because when in- jured he was walking near the track in a dangerous when a trail started by a team still above him came along very One of the passing logs swung around and struck in- the fatal No one saw the but helping hands were not far and he was taken at once to the camp near Dr. of was at once gan's outward injuries were bujt he had received terrible internal injuries that shortly proved He died at 11 o'clock that The deceased was an merry-hearted He is survived by his two ers and three services were held on Thursday at home of Rupert Rev. J. W. Lyon Burial in the Knowlton Henry who has been ill with is thought to be The infant son of B. Kennedy is thought to be recovering slowly after being sick for some Mr. Watkins and Miss both of Marsh were ried Mr. and Mrs. Jerry of visited relatives here Oil The dril i in the test well -on the son lease at Elkland struck the sand January 30th at a depth of 500 Gas has been found and piped to the The Pennsylvania Oil and Gas well on the Baker lease at Ansonia is nqw down over Mrs. Charles of is and it is reported that there is visiting her W. C. Griffin show of the Troy test well was ped last after the drill had pierced the third sand in which only a small quantity of oil was Another well and and other Sylvester Mrs. W. L. of also has visiting and friends at Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Griffin hut week visited Potter county t IF f .y'y rZ will probably be drilled about a from the abandoned mile
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