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Wellsboro Agitator, The (Newspaper) - December 25, 1907, Wellsboro, Pennsylvania VOL. 53. THE TIOGA POTENT Y WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 25., 1907. NO. t Thirteenth f Pennsylvania es Were Crack With Gallant Crack riflemen wearing the blue greater part In the civil than is popularly a story telling era of Federal Veterans and they very uraly do not forget the of the Confederate But the Southern met their equals when they ran afoul of the and Spencer rifles In the of the ers from some of the f counties of Northern The of the Keystone state never once gave ground to the Texan or notoriously quick and deadly as they were the The Bucktails termed a unique and their name and fame didn't die out until tbe last gray coat hung up his rifle and cried The idea of enlisting for fare originated with Thomas L. Kane brother of the Arctic Kane been schooled in rough life by extensive mountain travel and so anticipated the needs of the that on ol 1861, day Maj. Anderson was vainly trying to hold the fort at plied Government for ity to raise company of mounted riflemen among the yeomanry of the of and a region In the tern part of Pennsylvania popularly known as the Men responded and when the news came that had fallen It was decided to form an infantry Recruits flocked to the rendezvous clad In and flannel carrying and wearing in their ten after the call sounded a. band of over 300 strong embarked the landing to float the to From flagpoles of green each Surmounted by a the stars and stripes were flung to the As the strange moved down the river the primeval forests ing the banks were stirred to echoes by the shrill of the fife and the rattle of the to some blunder at quarters there was a in the and was ed along the line to intercept those in the spirit of the old Continentals were hastening the seat of and turn them back at It was they could not be mustered into the United States A long ed general of got hold ot the und itr BO the erates and Captain a Wave young the Col. Kane volunteered go with his band of scouts and rescue Meeting Ashby's hi attacked and drove It. Ashby's men finally rallied tor a and the made ready for second As Kane was about to the forward Private tin Kelly until I draw their Kelly then boldly stepped out from and received a full volley from the companies of the eighth He fell with The advanced and routed the At that Juncture General Asbby rushed forward and urged his men to use their while Kane had been wounded in the leg and was leaning against a tree di- recting the Beside him private mortally Seeing Ashby at the front and him from given by Kane who knew Holmes nerved himself for a last picked up his resting it across over- growing root of the tree shot down After taking this speedy vengeance for the death 6f his com- Holmes breathed his Kane's in wounded and prisoners was half of the entire number One oner was taken besides the officers thigh broken by a ket A published rebel ment showed that the loss of the enemy in killed and wounded in that hour of contest with the was five hundred nine page 913, Vol. History of Pennsylvania Kane was captured at The remnant of his 50 fought heroically at Cross Keys a few days Jater and saved battery which had been Cut oft and six companies of the regiment not present with 'n the valley accompanied the Reserve division of the the of Lieutenant Colonel Roy Stone on- picket line with his men when Lee attacked the Pennsylvania Reserves at .in front of The were but cut their way After the battle of Gaines when Porter retired across the the covered the Withdrawal and un- der fire of the Confederate teries over two to re- treat at they foil back under fire for distance of three ting out- with only 125 men in the six At the at in the Stone rallied broken commands of the Pennsylvania Reserve divisions on his little line of sharpshooters until he ANOTHER MOTE 200 Coal Minen Killed by Ex- Hear Over were lost last day morning by an explosion of gas Jn the Darr mine Of the Pittsburg Coal This colliery is at Jacob's on the Pittsburg and Erie near Pa. j This disaster swells the number of victims from deadly bituminous mine gases in the coal districts within 19 days to between and 600. The and Monongah death lists are included in That this disaster docs not equal or even in loss of life and attendant horrors the Monongah is to the devotion to church duties of a considerable number of the In observance of a church tival many of the 400 men regularly employed at the mine did not go to work that Those through are members of the church and they suspended work to St. Immediately after the explosion a rescuing party entered the Clambering over obstructions that had been blown into the the men succeeded In reaching a point from the mouth when the first of- the victims was Here was the office of the pit a declivity hollowed out ot the will of the main where the telephones are and where the of the Interior of the mine is Five bodies lay in a heap From one the head was blown off and this was found a little 30 feet from the features were blackened and scared beyond while only parts of the men's clothing remained after the consuming AH hope was then abandoned cf saving any pf the It was evident that the explosion had been so fierce that not a man was left The two men Who escaped were J. A. a dilley driver and seph a Both were hear the of the and blown bodily out tion into the air and William's was coming with his and was held by another some distance from the Jacobs He walked along the shaft toward the and had almost reached the open when hfe was lifted from his and ing over and over in the landed on 75 feet and rolled over and over down a At another a quarter a mile Jacobs Creek Mapleson was blown into the He wag about 600 feet be waft forced A Tine Home Took in The given on day December 13th, by the Mansfield Odd and the M. 8. N. 8. Athletic Association was a great Alumni hall being ed to Its Over waa realized from the ery member of the company acquitted himself with The first part introduced a dozen popular musical the lowing gentlemen John P Joseph John Messrs. William Arthur Glenn Charles R. Master Lester and Louis Mr. Master Roland In the Casey's New Tele- following H. B. Glenn Tracy The under the leadership of Mise Bertha E. did lent the Miss Mae Miss first W. D. second Miss Florence pi- M- sor E. ROBS W. L. len The circle included the H. F. Walter W. A. Lynn Dr. J. E. A. W. John P. Professor John Leon A. William Glenn H. V. George L. Joseph H. B. William R. Leon and L. B. were the Finance stage George L. and H. B. NEEDS GOOD What the Pennsylvania Railroad is Doing for With a establishing an in- from it can obtain a of the sylvania Railroad to make the manual training department of the Altoona High School the in the Superintendent or Motive R N. Durborrow Pennsylvania has made an offer toj the school board to detail the best men in the com- employ in tain lines of without a of one penny to the school Of the will and the details now being worked out by which the of Altoona will liave a opportunity to advance In the industrial world than to QUARTERLY Held at Pomona Grange Hall last Thursday ud The fourth quarterly meeting for 19d7 Of Tioga County Pomona Grange was held In Wellsboro on Thursday and Friday the attendance being The meeting opened on Thursday at 2 p. Pomona Master E. B- After reading the minutes of the previous meeting W. W. R. P. Erway and Mrs. Ida Andrews appointed a committee to draft memorial resolutions on the deaths of S. P. Excelsior Little Mrs. Gertrude and Carrie of Mr. E. S. of Middle made the address of and Mr. I. Stone made roll call for reports of gated was feken Nearly ery Grange in the county according to these Mrs. Stella E. B. Dorsett and J. E. Spencer recommended for pointment as deputies for 1908. On Thursday evening a Fifth De- gree session was a class of six receiving the A business meeting and then a public meeting Was lecturer F. S. Andrews George A. of made an address on Canada and the lands recently op- ened to address was followed by a song by Milton talk by E. Dorsett and a whistling solo by Weir On Friday morning Mr. A. S. Lent gave an address oh Shall We Keep Ambitious Boys and Girls on the N. Austin gave a talk on Both addresses were very afternoon's session was en up chiefly by routine business and other matters of interest to the general The meeting adjourned At after which an informal ial was EXPRESS Man Discovered at Work on Car Con- in Gold Charged with making a at- tempt to a car on the Buffalo Ex- presa containing gold while the train was standing in the ing terminal in Philadelphia last week Wednesday William A. who gives his address at No. 325 West 15th New was held in heavy for a Tbe train pad been made up scheduled to leave at p. m. bv way of the Reading Railway and the Lehigh One of the xpress cars contained in fold bullion which was being shipped iy the government to The alleged attempted robbery was A while at work on a track adjoining he One on which the express 'a peculiar grating and discovered Hewitt under the bullion ear at work with saw on a gas fhe yardman gave and iewitt wan pursued the He was caught fore he could escape in the Christmas shoppers on and taken to Central police About the time Hewitt was ered the lights in the car went and an examination of the gas pipe showed that it had been At the the police exhibited the left behind by Hewitt in his a section of the gas The say they working on the probably ex- tn enter the ear had SEWED OT Remarkable Operation Performed in Hew York last four stitches taken in a. wound in his heart through door aperture which surgeons had made in the and ing after the operation in the William of con- at that When Johnson taken to a week apparently case was immediately diag nosed as a stab wound in the heart He was immediately placed on thi chest and three ribs sawed through forming a sort of o these opening the car showing the breastbone serv ing ttg The disclosed extinguished and loot it Hewitt is believed to have been by and the police are looking for two other His bail was fixed at He is to have been employed about the tion loading express and familiar with the practice of the United States Express Company in shipping A at Not Well Dec. Brant and Dorothy Hutchinson are visiting friends in New York Misses Smith and Mary who are attending school are home for the The apron held at the parsonage Friday afternoon and even ing a great the receipts being over f 25. Mrs. Ira Price and Kelts attended the at Wellsboro on Thursday and The Tioga county farmers tute was held in new public hall nn Saturday Thp Mr. and A How Mr. Thomas of Got Two Bears Last Mr. Thomas of South has earned the distinction of being one of the best bear hunters In j all this having killed two large bears in less than four days on j the Pine Creek of his Early last Week Mr. Scanlon j ed one of the sheep from his j and he came to investigate he found the carcass a short distance away badly torn to He con- cluded from the signs that it was the Work of a Procuring a Couple of traps he set them close to the cass of the The next when he went out to look at them he found that the cunning bear had pushed to one and sprung them and that more of the carcass had been He the traps this the traps deep with Upon going out the next morning he found them as both pushed to one more sheep Next lime he hung the remains of carcass from the of and set the traps underneath it But he was fooled by Bruin once But the of December 14th Bruin's as tracks plainly showed In the snow the di- rection had the services of Mr. Putman a near neighbor's Mr. Scanlon gave After following the tracks a good part of the day the bear was started from his up on fhe side of the mountain on Pine Meanwhile the followed down the for He soon spied his enemy about four rods up the mountain through the young pin and he Out Of five bullet's his rifle Mr. Scanlon put four holes through Mr. bringing him down In short hearing the shots hurried down the side to see what luck had Both were highly over their But closer examination said the tracks of this looked smaller than the one he had been They ed the mountain to where had Sure the bear that had shot had been started from below by the cracking of the brush above him Where had been thrashing Both hunters were tired and with the day's so they concluded to follow the other bear the next Tuesday morning found them on the trail of bear No. 2 the peep 6' After a chase covering all Tuesday and until Thursday nine 0 C. W. Brodhead were very in and it is to be regretted that there were not more farmers in Mt. Gibbs New spending flotilla moved and coming within Harrisburg the saluted it a volley their Their fame had preceded and they were quickly the im their had parts ol six witn battle flags around Although he led them the recovering from his About the another com- recruit a brigade in but failing to get four tHe a of the along the Both men were scratched and but no bones were i Tinder condition there about 350 employ ed -in the Barr were remained at the lot of. the average From the the vania has manifested a deep interest in the training school going so far as to the purpose of developing the sons of its mechanics would be most useful to and beneficial to the Now comes the additional offer to provide competent The of practical will be detailed from the shops each to train the brush and Bruin was at last spied by The beast was ting on a log far up the mountain on of the Hail Island run The TomT know Tun was carefully the trap door ed and the operation had been The next the patient for several days was of rnu pany the Tioga werd sworn into state vice by Brigadier General and led A dispatch was sent to him that company was ready .at of the it was made flag and was always after as Company Meanwhile similar companies had been one by Roy Stone In Warren at the headwaters of the This company also had trouble in and was ordered to but the men General on learning what offered to take Stone s company into his West Virginia army as an Independent corps of but while the band was on Its way to join the army recalled them to where there was another company from Chester Jed by Capt Charles F. brother of Bayard With others Carbon and in the end ten captains supplicating for so many separate to he formed into a regiment Under with a consisting of the One and Otte Hundred and Forty-ninth and One Hundred and which were to make history in the terrific combat Pike during the toen were st work more two under eminent en- every one of these explosions is chargeable to and in each the leadership of Colonel Kane gave way to C. J. a veteran of the and himself the position of Lieutenant with Roy Stone as In honor of its modest the officers formally christened it Rifle It was assigned to the famous Reserve Corps in which it be- came known as the Re- It was also given the syn- and The last good could be read at a glance and it The first real battle of the was at Colonel Biddle bad dropped Out take a seat in the United States and Col. Kane handled the men to his own idea With three companies and a battery he advanced and which the Confederate The lay on the ground and theft Arose and dropped back to load Col. was shot in the our own A. shot through the right Here George one of the yolor fell shot through the and wounded The second Colonel of the original was Colonel Hugh i son Be 4o.sue- ceed Colonel Buddie in the fall of 1861. He first the ment in battle at to I they were ted by a storm of shots and Colonel step- ping to the front of the started the After j first line the Colonel i toward the second and was shot McNeil's successor Colonel Frederick of I Bayard Taylor's company Was Kane la the and be- ing taken prisoner he did not i go into battle with full ment until was wounded at the stone but re- covered in time to lead his regiment j at case the has struck mines better equipment than the Mrs. Alfred Academy last Mr. and Mrs. John Bostwick rejoicing over the arrival a new iront 01 through the heart by a Confederate In telling this story of the hardy the state we do not pay tribute to rank and the men who carried the but to our brave and able It was no accident either made Stone and McNeil and Taylor among the Thoy were ed men And it is worth while to note that ere college from Stone from Union and lor from the University of The mountaineers Of Western sylvania had keen wits fS well sharp eyes old regiment lost 804 men killed and of the Stone Wall Jackson at its were 161. V. Death of H. Mrs. H. Tate died at her home In Mt. McKean Dec. 17th, in the 58th year of her was a of Tioga county and was well known in the vicinity of Tate has in health for several y but was thought her friends that she was ing from her long Mrs Tate was the ter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Samuel of who among the oldest and most teemed citizens of- that where she born In 18W, where she resided until her marriage to Mr. Tate in 1.876. The editor of the who knew Jn thus ml i and as a young one of the fairest writer has ever j and can remember her as far our memory She i was the belle and idol of her place Lawrenceville where she i grew to young womanhood with j love and respect of every person who knew and admired for her i lovable beautiful 1 face and which were ed to attract attention I perfect of. health loveliness In her younger it Is r indeed hard to realize that the latter 1 years of this estimable woman have been doomed to disease and t taking this fair bud for a in 1876. Mr. brought her Every part the manual training department Will be in full tion as the result of the company's generous Awful Death Record in The death harvest of the coal mines in the United is three times as great as in most of the mining districts of In the last 17 years men have given up their lives in the this As many violent deaths red in the mine's during six years -as the preceding 11 number of fatal dents each year is that of the year 1895.- Jn there were men or injured in the ed numbering and the injured These facts have been gleaned by Government acting under from Secretary the Death of Mrs. J. E. Joseph E. aged 56.-died Friday morning at o'clock at her home on after be- ing confined to her bed for seven the first man from He one Of the color and the flag that waved his head at in now in possession of a member of the old five under General was with Kane's Idea of skirmishing Was brought to the notice of General McClelland who gave him companies of the They Bayard's in the refi the ril to the to the of Ihe In their and flown n r-i 12 carried no durins whole 32 of coffee which had in The first of the in lire field was fit first New alry was ambushed by some stroke of whose maiden name was A. was a daughter Of Mr. and Mrs. Chester was borti near N. on December On October 2, she was married to Mr. J. E. in N. and the following year they came whore they have since Three were born to them who died on February 10, George of Besides her husband two Mrs. Is survived by one Miss Adelo of one Mrs. Jl. of and three Messrs. Charles Arthur of and Klwood of Mrs. was n member of tbe FirM of and highly esteemed by all were held on dny at 2 o'clock at the late of the deceased on Rev. A. C. D. burial in the Wellsboro where he had been located daring the two previous they resided up to the time that Mr. Tate was elected county after which he removed Lls consisting of a wife and two to two years ago Mr. Tate moVed his family from to the been highly respected Be- sides the Mrs. Tate is vived by two and and one Mrs. who resides at the old The remains were taken to for Interior The statement in the bulletin that an increase in the number and in the seriousness of inine explosions may be expected to continue has already proven since the words written there have been four mine costing nearly 600 two In followed the Monongah and Alabama dis- asters the one near Death of Jeremiah Mr. Jeremiah an aged resident of Tioga township died -on the 13th instant following a stroke of He was born In ess N. in 1817. He moved with his parents when a child to Potter From and had in that vicinity ever In 1844 he ried Sarah Mr. Whitney Is besides his by three v. D. and of and one C. L. of An- also three brothers and Efforts made to sustain his vitality have been on Friday the hospital physicians an- that they had they was on the road of Mrs. Harriet Paulina Hutchinson aged 81, widow of the late James Mills died at her F. D. route No. just outside Wellsboro town on morning at o'clock confined to her bed for only She was born in 1826 and came to Wellsboro in 1842. On July 1, 184.7, She was married to Mr. James seven children be- Jng born to three of whom are still Byron L. of Potter if X Two and one sister also survive James of Marion of and Mrs. David of Mrs. Roe was a member of the Presbyterian church and was a most estimable Funeral services were held on day at 11 a. Rev. A. Ct D. The remains were taken to for Rev. of the Free Baptist conducting the vices at the The Record of One Cheese The Roundtop of Mr. B. G. Close is the paid its patrons during the of five months last summer Iho of j of was i per Hie ber of pounds of milk to pound of cheese the average of pounds for the whole WHS the average price of milk in- September was per on average price 1n October jive per milk in October paid the per 100 the net to the patrons of the During the month of October S Vi pounds of milk made a pound of Tuesday at 2 p. Rev. J. Brown burial Jn Evergreen Mr. Whitney's Mr. died nt his home in on December 15th. the funeral on Tuesday at 2 p. Neither family knew of the death in the Death of Fourteenth Martha Marln the 14tli wife of Nicholas of near N. dead and Ihe other in Yann family plot at Hope a few Mr. one of the most in was in Mt. Hope April 22. and is fore over 10'V'years Although 14 wives all while mill he ft fcr of his own been body io some the most prominent of Orange He has studied getting so feeble that fie can hardly get Death of William William Button died at his home at Dec. 15, aged Alpheus and Betsy Button and was born in Middlebury township Feb. 1820 and was the last surviving one of a family of fourteen HP married Lurania Goodwin and to them eight children six whom Mrs. Button died three years ago and since that time Mr. Button had lived most of the time until his last wuen he was tenderly cared tor by his Mrs. Eva of and Mrs. Addle of MT. Button was of a ful nature and and re- spected by all who knew Funeral services were conducted at the Baptist church last Tuesday at 2 p. by Rev. R. of burial In the Deer Peers in the buck deer weighing pounds for been much and ment in by appearing at intervals at getting away before it could be 'the dinner table family of Cart were on losing up to we rods of the with gazing into Hn held for several minutes and then bounded gracefully Mrs. John Tate itf home In Clermont the inst. She formerly resided An uray notice will be found in another bought a fine team of Miss MPa in No. 11 school n Rev of and the Misses Phyllis Hill BL ie of field formal are home for the Removed to Cases West Dec who recently went to lahoma has bought a farm of 160 acres at per There are no buildings on the Mr. Beard is now building a house for his to go there in farm tiie climate being His farm is one mile from a town that has four two banks and a number of business This community Is verj sorry see Mr. family move There have been several measles Andrew C. Place has the Hiram Fish farm of 95 Rev. R. of N. was calling on ant Valley last His is in New York city ing for a public Oscar is in the undertaking business in Y. The other children are at and e State Grange at West Jn place of Frank and The Greatest Show on A question which travelers often each other In various parts of the world Is really the greatest natural wonder It. is to answer since the appear before ha could he decided to take a chance ing careful aim he let go and Bruin jumped about six feet in the air and when he struck the ground down the but to bred time the bear falling and rolling down the hill until it brought up against a But the bear got up again and came giving him lead whenever he was in Bruin sought hiding in the but soon from them towards who stood his ground and in his last shot when the was within fifteen feet of the muzzle of dropped bear in his Out of four bear had one bullet through hte one both fore legs near the shoulder and oni tbe two weighed the scales pounds From an of Mrs. A. S. Mrs. Almina B aged 83, died a few days ago at her In 22. 1824-. daughter of Mosses and Cole who to 1823 from Otsego N. November 23, 1831, She married to Timothy of Her hubband died .In 1S91. Six weie to them Edwin and wife of Rev. G. A. pastor of the Free dist church in the suburbs of Oil Franklin died tn leaving a and The are Mrs. Coates Baptist church when 16 age and er- became a charter of tne Elkland M. E. V Funeral services held last stupendous of the Zambesi have been David the mala sight I had visited in And when one Imagines the spectacle ol one of world's two ing sheer 420 H is not hard to agree with One the great est elers and that ever k Our own Niagara is only half a mile wide arid 15S so that it figures as a mere in com- The Tf a and W. F. burial in the Highland CM The Spe many fhe ticket agent refused to Chicago last Wednesday tne on its i f Anto for Railroad Attorney 1. County M. and ney R. cf purchased from the Tidewater mill and tract of timber at Mr. will of the In order that he will be able to move one of tbe operations to he is having a Steanier run on the railroad trip to the sunny land of Southern The trip of the brides and Is to occupy thirty days and will be made by way of the the Southern Pacific and Union Pacific was by the manager of the tourist of the three who in course of his many years of experience with the fact almost Invariably made the of fun and on their wedding Hence the upon which tbe ran do just as be- ing observed interfered with by Mercantile Appraiser A. n CM .ie ers of the Cowan He k first of
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