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Wellsboro Agitator, The (Newspaper) - November 22, 1905, Wellsboro, Pennsylvania WHOLE NO. LOCAL FACTS AHD 47. THE swats tae tae Nov. Board of Consulting who are acting in advisory capacity to the Panama Canal Commission voted last week on tbe subject of the type of canal to be Their decision to for a level Up to date there has been a great deal haw much very few people in the United States seems to know or There has been a great deal of criticism of the Canal sion for not proceeding But the fact to that the work has been pushed as rapidly as possible considering thenum ber of changes in the commission and engineers that have been The decision as to tbe type of canal marks an Important period in the and it to just as well to consider at this moment what has already been la the first place the Isthmus has been cleaned up It was never thought possible to do It. In fact the work of the sanitary corps under Col. Gorges has been as important as the ging of the canal For the tion of the Isthmus made it a strip The French tried to do the canal work without the preliminary sanitation and failed Of course partisan critics will profese themselves skeptical of the amount 6f work actually But the records of the War state tbe following as some of the things A sewer sys tern has been advised for the town of Panama and to half The town to being paved with brick for the easier cleaning and and there has been installed a complete system of water works so that for the first time in three centuries the will have good drainage and a pure drinking There be three other water systems one for the one for Empire and a third for Cristobal and All these are under By cleaning the towns and killing the the yellow have been reduced from 61 in June to 8 in There are now laborers on the ground and the rate of sickness to only 25 per which would be considered moderate in a northern In the line of actual construction the United States inherited the unfinished French work which consisted of fifteen miles of sea level canal at the North end and five miles at tbe The work has eaten into the great Hill to a point 140 feet above leveL This hill is 840 feet higt and ten wide and has been the great bugbear of a al line at There are 20 steam shovels now on the ground and sixty more ordered or on their way to tbe scene of the The Panama railway feat teen double tracked with the tion of nine will doubled This to not a bad showing for the work up to There has been a great deal of opposition to the canal from the railroad which will of course be be affected by it and there will be a great many more calami ty howls to the effect that it to an en- Political interest in. the past few days has turned largely toward Uncle Joe as the next Speaker of tbe House will have the making or blocking of a great deal of Mr. after his first visit to the White admitted what he would not ad- mit the possibility of railway tate legislation at the coming But he has tome out in a flat footed statement against tariff legislation and there to going to be a hard fight over The President feels that he has the country behind him on the tariff re- vision plan as well as on rate fixing and the visit of the shoe men the other headed by of indicates that he to going to have some warm and strong There are some more business gations that are coming to Washington on the same and Speaker Can astute politician as he will find he has all his work cut out if he intends to block consideration of the and as he contemptuously expressed pre- vent the country being held up by the tall this It to not often that Secretary cock lets himself go as he did the other day on the subject of the convictions in that land fraud case where two men Imprisoned six hours and fined for illegally fencing of government The Secretary declared that the conviction had cost the government thousands of dollars and four years hard work and he was with the Inadequate in the Ht that the Government to follow tbe caw np and if tbe were not torn down that other would follow and a fresh effort to put the guilty where they that in the penitentiary for a term of 11 HEWS FROM frer Tnm That of tht Nov. 21 -A audience greeted young teople and children of tbe Baptist in their Bible concert Sunday The program Inter- esting and weB A missionary offering amounting to H 50 was Mr Bobt of this spent a number of days last week with his Philip at West The Aid of the Methodist church will meet at tbe home of Mrs. Edger Lawton on A cordial in- to extended to About 200 men are being employed In the construction Of the railroad to John new Mrs O. A Dart and son and Andrew and attended the ding of Miss Bernice and Mr. J. G at the home of the bride's Mr. and Mrs C. M. in Wellsboro Mr. Robertson went to Leetonia where he to employed by D. B. of this in the construction of railroad trestles on the Leetonia Mr. and Mrs M. S. Coles at Galeton over Sunday Mrs. E. H. Campbell went Sunday to Boot Sweden where her services have been engaged for a few weeks as The ladies of the Baptist church and congregation met in the church parlors on Tuesday afternoon and organized a Social and Missionary Society for the aid of the church Rev. E S. pastor of the dist preached at the revival ings at the Free Baptist church at er last Sunday Union prayer meetings were ed between the two churches here last Wednesday Mr. Elwyn Steele and O. A. Dart are furnishing groceries and meat for the N. Y. H. P. B. clay mine on ble The company employs from 80 to 40 men in mining clay for fire The clay to sent to N. where if fa Mr. two trips a week to the mines with Thanksgiving Nearly all the patent medicine nacs and the calendars issued by ance companies and the big printing for the year 1905 went wrong when it came to placing Thanksgiving They fixed upon the fourth day In which to the day ally as ordinarily the month only four Thursdays and the fourth Thursday to tbe one set aside by the of the President of the day for of tht Nov Julia Or wife of died here at a. m. Saturday of bronchial aged 40 She leaves besides her husband an aged Mr. one Mrs. Elon Of and one L Bice of Sabinsville She a good woman and will be keenly She also two aged 11, and aged 8. Funeral were held yesterday at 2 p. m. Burial in the cemetery near Keeney Mrs. Cole died at her home on Cloos hill on Saturday night Funeral services were held at 1 o'clock Burial in the Cloos She to survived by her who to very one Adelbert and two Clifton and Bert f The result of the meetings held here by Dr. John assisted by F. C. to that 21 persons were en on probation yesterday and there are several expected to give their Some may unite with other Frank Bawley and of called on G. W Love and wife B D. Carpenter and wife attended the funeral of Ordiway They drove over from Mr. John G. an employe of the New York Central in their borough son of of and Mist Bernice only daughter of and Mrs. C. M. this were married yesterday afternoon at o'clock at the home of the bride's Mrs. Seth on Conway F. W. About 25 of the relatives and most In- timate friends of the bride and groom witnessed the The house was beautifully decorated ior the occasion with ground feme and as TIOGA of Nov. of St. An- drew's church had a very successful mage aaU last They wound up with an excellent chicken supper last Friday Members of the Methodist church gave their new pastor a recaption at the sonage on Friday evening of week before last Dr. and Mrs. W. E. of Slate were In town last Mr. E. D. to laid up with a very bad Mrs. Robert Bishop has been visiting her sister in J. W was in town the first of the Mr. G. S. Walker shipped his crop of last An alarm of fire startled our citizens Wednesday It was a small blase In the rear end of the Presbyterian parsonage which was extinguished before the how cart Slight damage wat Mr. J. Camp and family occupy the Hathaway house on Park street Mr. E. P. Inscho and family will spend the winter in Louisiana and Walter E. and Miss Augusta M. of this were married at the bride's home last Wednesday by W Mr. Joe H. of was Jn town last Mr and Mrs. L. J. of are visiting in Mast la tlU aad iti W. D. of had 31 sheep killed or bitten by dogs a few days J E aged 89, of Lock N J formerly of died on October 28th. C. B of N. Is visiting her Mrs G. H. Baker and Mrs C. E. of ENTERPRISING of the They could not reckon upon what President always an paying little heed to established ens might and as these almanacs and calendars are In advance of their they had to make choice between two the twenty-third and the and conservatively chose the that being the fourth Thursday in the While Thanksgiving to popularly be wholly an American having its beginning with quite correct giving day to entirely an American The fifth of November was lor nearly 250 years observed in England as a day of thanksgiving and prayer to brate the frustration of the gunpowder plot of Guy and his associates When they had arranged to blow up the houses of Parliament in the reign of James I of more or unpleasant From that time until half a tury ago the day was observed In and a special service for that day formed a part of the ritual of the lish book of common By an of Queen Victoria that together with a service for the dom of aod the restoration of Charles were Home The officers of Tioga County Home for the Aged George W. Vice Mrs. S. M. Hugh A. B The terms of admission ars For sons over 60 years of age and for persons over 70, This them a comfortable home for the remainder of their lives and all burial The admission fee is made payable either in installments or cash All sons applying for admission must be of the home of the bride's parents next where the wedding luncheon was The were trimmed with the same materials and with yellow Mn. Elizabeth Briggs had charge of the wedding feast and she was ably assisted by Dora Wilcox and Bertha of the The bride wore a gown of white over yellow and carried a bouquet of white She was unattended and was given away by her Both Mr. and Mrs. nave a friends in this who tend hearty The ding gifts were numerous and consisting chiefly of silver and Mr and left on train 6, for a wedding trip to Buffalo and They will re- side in A Ragged Frank of a lost his right leg at Williamsport last Saturday night Mrs. W. T. of and her Mra John who are visiting In were crossing the tracks and but for Singer's quick action Mrs. Laird would have been struck by an approaching which she did not Singer saw the train realizing the women's sprang upon the tract and pushed Mrs. Laird to Her being a short distance was out of Singer then at- tempted to jump but was struck and knocked under the bto leg be- ing The member later amputated at the Williamsport NOIL farmers have improved the to do erable i F. and wife visited at Stony Fork last Saturday and Frank Amber aad of Cherry N. are at Charles Lake's and Byron The recent births here are a daughter to Day aid wife and a son to Floyd and Mrs. 8. B. who has been ly ill with to and W. B. after being confined to the house by to about Floyd went to Williamr port Saturday to witness the State football contest G. and Will Peake go to-morrow for a few hunting on the mountains west of Marsh G S Dawson and wife went last to Mrs. Dawson to visit and Mr. Dawson to spend some time hunting on the near Presbyterian In Tioga was slightly damaged by fire on day T. L Woodward cupies the Horace of and Mrs. Maria of were married on the instant at Ulysses by H. the four year-old BOU of and Mrs. Willis of died recently from in juries sustained from a fall from a Emerson of died on the 12 th after a short He was one of brook's most respected boy named English had one hand caught in a corn shredder at Floyd Sim last and three fingers were taken Sun Dolly aged 84, died on the 12th instant at home of Hudson in N. Y. Three Messrs. Dell aW Nelson all of survive Waiter E. of N and Miss Augusta Ms of were married at the home of the bride's parents on Wednesday by W. pastor of the Tioga dist to expected that the Erie will put into service a Sunday passenger and milk train on its Tioga This to a convenience long needed and witt be appreciated by the of the Tioga river John of ly of Fall died last Thursday Bfe two daughters and two sons survive Funeral services were held on burial Jn St. Andrew's Catholic neglected to mention last week Mrs. Mattie Bennett Hunt was ed the most popular young woman in Eftland in the contest at Bailey's Show at The prize was a set of Sarah aged 85, died at her home in Wells Chemung N. on the 13th Her seven sons survive among whom Mr. George F. of and Mr. Fred of was caught stealing from Mr. stock of was and held under bail tor his appearance at Wolf had been suspected for some time and was with the aforesaid Jane aged 78, died at the home of her J EJ of on November Funeral were held last week Rev. W. I Burrell Burial in Hope Be- sides Mrs these children survive 4er: Mrs M D. of James of and Mark of West Covington Harriet S. aged 65, died at the home of her Mr. William of on the 14th Her the late J. G died about four years Mr. M. T. of West and the following brothers aid sisters survive Mrs. of N Wealthy of Sabinsville Mrs Susan of and Bedner and Charles Funeral services were held on Mr. Gates S H of formerly of was wounded recently while ing to arrest an insane farmer amuck in that armed with a sharp Mr. who to the village was stabbed by the maniac as he was about to arrest but bystanders hastened to the officer's assistance and the man was j besides having both hands cut by the sustained a severe cut in his nearly two Inches after taking examining and replacing Mr. Crippen's found that none of the vital organs were seriously wounded and the patient to now on the road to A TJUt of tht Nov. 18. Hon A. B. was at Philadelphia weeki A union Thanksgiving service will bn at the Presbyterian L. F on day November 80th Flossie and Coley Starkey were the guests of their Mrs. A. last and Mrs B Robertson haw moved to their new field of labor at Elk Anna Milo gone to Rochester to enter the Highland Hospital for a two course in Mrs. G. H. of been visiting at the home of her D. L for a few Dr. A. H. who has been con- fined to his bed for many weeks from fall on his office steps caused by a na 8kin, is now able to get about by tbe use of a crutch and cane On Monday J. B. Wilcox moved fate barber shop from the Fitch building into the Cigar store of Bev C. T. who has been in Delmar for several returned to his home at Academy Corners last Rev. J. E. D. Presiding held the first quarterly meeting of the year in the Methodist church on Sunday evening Mr. and Mrs. L O. Matterson after a seven Mr. a Miller has purchased the home and lot of Milan Hamm on South Water and will take possession Boarding In Bradford county the Sheriff 40 cents a day for the board of Judge Fanning has jost reduced the price to 25 cents a the new rate to Correspondence of B. F. No. 1., Nov. 20.- Dewitt Fowler and of Enfield visited at Alva Baxter's on Archibald Birk to improving the erty he recently purchased of James Phillips to spending some time with his sisters Uri Brimmer has moved from the farm to the D. Northrop Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Bobbins and spent Sunday with friends at Little Albert has bought the gray team of Charles Mrs. Philo Stevens to slowly Whisky Worth SIR'S Tay t. ol The consequences of violating physical law are aften as unpleasant as the ing of a moral The innocent gence of brings consequences that amount to real tion to not it to not it should not Fay F. Howd offers a means of escape in tablets that to simple and These simple tablets are composed of such valuable medicinal agents muth which to superior to an other remedies for stomach cerium and and tives which promote the action digestive strengthen Judge Funning In the record says that this to approximately the price paid to the House of at Glen Pennsylvania Industrial Reformatory at Huntingdon and the Eastern tiary at for the ance of prisoners committed from that Miss Cora N. YM were married on the 18th instant at tbe home of Dr. and Mrs. J H. of G. N They will reside at Joseph aged 81, died on the 7th instant at the home of Mrs. B. B of via N. Y. Her who resides with his Mrs. William of and two daughters survive John and nie were married last morning at 0 o'clock in St. Mary's Catholic church by A nuptial moss was Mr. and Mrs. will reside in Amelia Meyer Jacobs died at her home at Academy on ember 9th of Her age was 69 Four Mrs. of N. and Testimony before the court to of provisions disclosed that the coat of the raw material used in boarding would not exceed 52 a using 85 prisoners as a basis of ing does not include price of coal for the kitchen the sheriff nor the cost of ing and other Mr. Moore also submitted to the court a of tbe paid in other for ot Death of Mr. J. Mr. James aged 67, died at nome in Roaring on the 6th He was born in port May 21, 1838 He was a member of Ingham Post No. G. A. and served for three years in the civil At the age of 10 parents moved from Williamsport to West near Roaring where they purchased a farm and at which place the deceased resided until about three years when he moved to Boaring On De- cember 86, he married Miss garet of Fields who vives him with their three Thomas of West Union Mrs. Mary of North and Cecilia of Roaring Learning industrial The Andrew Carnegie School of nology in opens with more applicants for only heart or debility and begin the use of at Just one tablet out of a 50 cant box before each and yon will re- gain perfect health and Ask Fay F. Howd to show you the guarantee under which he sells Mi It Costa nothing unless it The A Musical Mrs. Henry Elmore and Susan of and Miss Bess of Montour N. gave a the home of Mrs. Leroy B. on last Thursday ing to the pupils of Mrs. Elmore and their The audience was large and enthusiastic and the program was a rare musical treat Following to the 1. w Mrs. a. of whom can be admitted when Death of Hell Mr Nell aged 67, of Morris died last week He was torn in September 1, 1888, and married of on April Eight children were bora to all of whom survive They are Messrs. H Charles beth William art Kn of Mr of awl Mn. O B Darby and A. W. of Two der of Covington Dt H C of White Mra The been a prominent sad of Monte Ron for tbe M years He WM a member of aod had a host of OB Rev Mr Grew IB tlw Odd the Laugher will be enlarged by addition of a wing on either which will ample for 75 It Is hoped teat the for tbe Aged may be opened this Death of Mrs. Caroline C Mrs. Caroline Clark aged 66, died at ber in Penn N on 10th She born In Mansfield and a resident of for many Sbe to survived by Honoe L of Peon one Barry of and following of C. of and J. C. Camp of Mrs. Wombongh a member of which ebe joined abont 88 aod was highly by all woo knew ber Funeral services held at tbe of J C In on tbe Rev W F. Welto Burtal in prise only who have not watched tbe growth of schools of this The explanation of number of applications to not tbe nominal tuition which to no smaller than that of many finely equipped State It to to looked for ia tbe better by young men of the fact that tbe golden key of to held now by of applied Wreck fourth of Central north freight No W ran Into by extra No. at Bear at t IS a No. W bed delayed by tbe breaking of a wrecked fonr train aad No following be- into It of Trela suffered and msn T F. of tbe hto arm badly ntM la Coning Train 4, fonr boars laet at Uoe j on of the was making a spectacular fire destroying lons of whisky worth over The loss to fully covered by The Overholt company to one of the largest of whisky in tbe The plant established by A. Overholt in 1810. Tho burned building one of four warehouses containing barrels of eight Each barrel contained 45 Much of the whisky had already been sold and was being kept in for tbe The distillery an output of rels a month and about gallons to regularly kept in oold There to a conflict of opinion as to whether tbe United government will lose the revenue on the rels of whisky destroyed or whether the Overholt company will be compelled to pay the Tbe distillers express confidence that the federal will cancel the assessment which aggregates while the in- ternal revenue that the tax will have to be paid j net if no fire had occurred survive Lois Kriner will give a necktie social in the hall at on giving Nov. 29th, for the benefit of the Library fund of the Thomas Ladies are requested to bring two just one to be enclosed in an the other to be All in- 94th birthday of Mrs. Lloyd of celebrated on November at the home of ber Mr. F M. of six of her eight living children being of their The occasion was greatly enjoyed by all Roaring Branch scribe F. N. of B. D. No. 1, gone into partnership in the mercantile business with Mr. T. H. who formerly of the company of Lieb of this and who to a brother of Mr. W. dealer in hardware of alias 3 Misa 4. a b. Three Green Mrs. Elmore 6. a. Before the 6, The Miu 6. Piano Miss 7. Mrs. S. Good Night Sweet Dreams If in Death of John K. Taylor aged 54, of pneumonia at ber In field OB tbe Sbe was born in Union January 1851, and of a family of twelve of whom are On 18, to Mr John who ber with two of aad of Jones a member of tbe and was highly were week t p. at tbe Rev T. B of- Delating fonr year-old son of and Mm W. of fatally recently by a fall from a Tbe boy play lac la tbe and fell bto knee and from be a few Mr. English fell down an open hatchway on Colbert property on street and cut bto ear entirely Tbe lad though but five old bad enough for a for he submitted to having bto ear sewed up by Dr. without taking any Fret Press F T of rural Ho 8, has bese patting extensive repairs on bto and will be prepared to tbe coming of an He also been Im- proving bto farm by putting water to bouse and Mr. to of protrusive of that part of B. A who botsi at Arnot far tbe in avery to abosU to retire from piece oe of Ul eed to speed In Mr P. D aed will of botel a wbe at Mr James t In Will Hot Accept Back Because he to highly conscientious and would not accept money for service en in behalf of his S. of a veteran of the Civil has refused the that to due him back Elliott's attitude in the which to probably without a parallel in the caused great A wore of pension attorneys have besought end Quaker to accept what the ment but he in his which position to further strengthened by that the are opposed to Elliott a good soldier and vice fully him to the sum that tbe Pension Department placed to his The average price paid 9i a Death of Mr. Robert Robert aged 72, died at 11. o'clock on the evening of the 12th at hto aome In Fall after aH ness of several He was born to and came to Fall Brook in 1865 He was a mine foreman in that village for a number of years and when the were abandoned a few ago he leased a part of the coal lands and op- a- mine for local He a and patriotic citizen and enjoyed the respect and esteem of all with whom he came in Mr. Russell was a Mason and the neral on Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock were under Masonic Mr. pastor of the Arnot Ths deceased to survived by three daughters and two Mrs. Alexander of David of and Jeannette Russell and Messrs. John and Duncan of Fall MM. Russell died about 35 years Holiday It may be remembered that with a former Thanksgiving number of the Sunday Inquirer a cook book was issued as a special So great was the demand and so have since been received for copies that the Inquirer now makes that it has had prepared a new book of thirty-two filled with the well-tried and date handsomely printed and tastefully illustrated in This Will be given away free with copy of the great Thanksgiving number of tbe Philadelphia Sunday next November 86, and if the former to an there will be a record-breaking demand for the It would seem to be we part of to order it in advance Sball We Do With Mien T Rsv Dr. of Mam eald recently There to danger from tbe tale bat a greater danger from tbe Wle rich The tramp walking from village to sleeping by and on to a but not more to tban who nothing to do but new of spending I have listened to many on Msd of day of bat I never heard on tbe of sU Men to to work elx trely as be to to rest tbe seventh person God nw for to tbe whether dr on a or Tbe wno bee a vacation ia tbe year ta Gees to Fatality Cawed by Mrs. August was death and her husband severely burned in a fire at their home at North a suburb of on Mrs arose abont 4 a. and went to kitchen to bake bread In starting tbe tbe SMM oil and It setting on Her husband and after a greet tbe children from bwt bto wife burned to and be to badly burned it to feared be will Tbe An speaks of man's far an Meal vocation farmer boy to school school to be an every editor to a banker would to be a trust and trnst and aod to look after We end
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