Bloomsburg Columbian in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
27 Jul 1899

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27 Jul 1899

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Bloomsburg Columbian (Newspaper) - July 27, 1899, Bloomsburg, PennsylvaniaVol. 34bloomsbuiig, pa., thursday july 27, is a. No. 30 mourning widow injured freight train oka8he8 into a Tun Lral Olar with 8 Erious results. An open switch the Caus oot wreck. While a car containing the Boily of the Laic Charle m. Young who cited at Nero pack on saturday was standing on a siding at that place on t her Day morning preparatory to conveying the retains to Sunbury his former Home for interment a freight train dashed into the funeral car breaking the Bone and lacerating the flesh of the mourners. The injured arc mrs. Young widow of c. tiling left leg badly bruised knee sprained arms lacerated. Miss Carrie Graham left leg sprained and hotly bruised. John Distlehorst funeral director head Cut and arms lacerated. A number of the funeral party were bruised. Had the train been running at a greater Speed the car would have been Cut in half and an awful loss of life would have resulted. Immediately following the crash Railroad employees and those members of the funeral party that were Able hurried to the Rescue removing the injured from the car and calming the fears of a number of hysterical women. The casket containing the body was not disturb cil by the Shock. Shortly before the wreck the funeral cat was run up to the station and after the Corpse and mourners were on Board the car was run on to a siding to await the arrival of passenger train no. 8, West bound to which it was the intention to attach the car which was booked for Barre a Short distance from Huntingdon. At the former place the body was to be interred. The switch of the freight House Sid ing was accidentally left open. Shortly before it was time for the passenger train to arrive the freight East bound came along. The red Board was against the Engineer who As soon As he saw it applied the air and reversed. Owing to a big number of cars the train quickly responded to the brakes but not in time to prevent the engine going into the car. Most of the inmates had heard the warning whistle of the height engine and while some leaped to the ground others braced themselves in their scats while a Lew Lay in the aisle. No one had time to reach mrs. Young who sat alongside of her daughter mrs. Richards. They were pitched out of their seats and while the daughter grasped a rail and saved herself the widow whose physical condition was greatly enfeebled owing to nursing her husband for month landed against an Iron support of a seat. At first it was feared that mrs Young had been fatally injured but she revived under care of physicians. Owing to her condition she was removed Home and while mrs. Me Cartney another daughter remained to nurse her the rest of the party stayed at the station and when the passenger train arrived they placed the party on Board and proceeded on their journey to Barre where interment was made. The deceased was train master for the Pennsylvania Railroad company at Nescopeck. Besides his wife he is survived by five daughters two of whom Are married. Death of a aged Ituen James Henry Clewell one of our oldest citizens passed irom this life to the life beyond at the Home of his daughter Anil son in Law or. Alfred Edwards on East third Street at 5 10 p. M., tuesday july 18, 1899, at the Ripe old age of 86 years 11 months and 19 Days. The funeral was held at a p. Thursday july to in the United evangelical Church conducted by Rev. J. J. , pastor. Or. Clewell is survived by the Fol lowing children William Oliver Amos Isaiah. Mrs. Alfred Edwards of this place mrs. Tillman Moharter of Nescopeck Frank of Drake town Stiles of Benton and mrs. Lizzie , of Delano pa., and a larg Circle of grandchildren. The remains were borne to thei last resting place in the Berwick cent Ezcry by six of the sons As pallbearers Berwick Independent. J. Frank Gardnor of Unityville was one of the applicants who successfully passed the examination before the state Board of examiners last week. We Are informed that he intends banging out Iii Shingle it Millville. Or tote of Mary 8nyder. The final adjustment of the Long controversy bet Wen the estate of Marv g. Vanderslice and the estate of Mary Snyder a been reached. The litigation a extended Over a period of ten years. It has been before an auditor who has made four reports it a tried in court before judge Rice on an Issue to determine whether Mary Snyder signed the paper upon which the claim was made and upon the resignation of judge Rice from the Bench of Luzerne county it went into the hand of judge of Williamsport. The claim was made on paper bearing Mary Snyder s Mark with two witnesses bearing Date in May 1876, promising to a debt of Daniel Snyder to Joseph r. Vander Alicc m Case the former failed to . A Long Legal contest followed and the court has finally determined the Case in favor of the Vanderslice claim. By the auditor s fourth report there is distributed to the Vanderslice estate u6550.00. On wednesday judge Metzgar approved this report am made the following decree a and now to wit july 26th 1899, the foregoing auditor s report having been presented to the court Anil the court having heard the arguments of counsel and having duly considered the matter do hereby approve of the said report and the agreement of the executor and no exceptions having been filed by the legatees to the ordinal report of the auditor and the entire controversy on exception to said report being Between the executor of Mary Snyder deceased and the estate of Mary g. Vanda slice deceased the court do therefore confirm the foregoing report absolutely and direct he executor of Mary Snyder deceased to make payment within 30 Days in accordance with the distribution in the foregoing ducks killed by a Skunk. Or. B. F. Gardner is quite extensively engaged in raising poultry on his farm in Center township by incubator. He has about 300 chickens and nearly 400 ducks the latter All ready for Market and weighing from 3� to 5 pounds each. On thursday night of last week Nineteen ducks were killed and seven wounded so that they Hail to be killed by some animal that got into the pen. On Friday his Man who is employed on the farm shot a pole cat and the doctor thinks that he has discovered the Duck killer. Several More of these odorous animals arc supposed to have their Home in a hollow tree and or. Gardner intends to blow up he tree skunks and All with dynamite Huno himself temporary insanity. Probably the Cauto of the Rath act. Beriou Railroad accidents. While Brake Man Harry Bier and William Brumba ii both Sunbury Young men who Are employed on the Pennsylvania Railroad were Riding on the bumpers of a locomotive with their feet hanging Down the engine ran in to two cars tank first at Honey pot Yard. The menus legs were crushed Between the bumpers. Both victims were taken to the Mary Packer Hospital where Bier s left leg was amputated near the ankle while Brumbach a right leg was Cut off close to the knee. Biers right foot is badly crushed and it May also be amputated. Jolt Thomas and Paul Dillman both of Sunbury workmen engaged on the Railroad Bridge Over the River at Rupert met with a serious Accident on monday. They were standing on one Edge of a Plank when a swinging beam struck them knocking them Down to the Stone bed Pielow a distance of Alx it it thirty feet. Thomas had several ribs broken and was otherwise considerably confused. He also suffered injury internally. His condition is precarious. The Force of dilanian s fall was broken by his falling partially in the water. His Arm was broken above the Elliot. He too received several ugly cuts and bruises about the the Farmers seventh annual picnic to be held at oras Mere Park August Toth promises to be the event of the season. Speakers of prominence has been secured and everybody is invited to go and have a Good time. A special train will be run Over the Bloo Insburg amp Sullivan Railroad leaving blooms Burg at 8 00 a. Fare for round trip fifty cents. Lait furniture Sale at Proctor 1ud> Frank Hartman son of Marvin t. Hartman took his own life in his father s barn in Catawissa township wednesday morning of last week. His parents can assign no cause for the deed Only that for some time past he has been apparently Low spirited. The Catawissa Veres hem sat a of the affair Frank a working for Nelson c. Hartman. Tuesday evening he a in town but none of his friends noticed anything out of the Way with him. Last sunday of was his custom he visited his parents. At that time ins father noticed that the boy seemed Low spirited but did not give the matter much thought not regarding it in a serious Light at All yesterday morning or. Hartman attended to the stable work As usual but had no occasion to go overhead in the barn. About 8 o clock a younger son went to throw Down feed for the cattle and found his brother hanging from one of the Cross beams by a Small rope. He at once gave an alarm but the Young Man was past All earthly Aid having been dead apparently for several hours. He was an honest trustworthy Young Man trusted by his employer and a favorite with his associates. The deepest sympathy is expressed for the afflicted family. The funeral took place on Friday at 2 00 p. Services were conducted by Rev. G. Murray Klepfer inter rent in Greenwood cemetery. Wealthy Yoang Many a sad end in trying to show some girls How fast he could run backward on thursday night of last week f. Powell a Young Man Worth a Quarter of a million dollars fell in the Street at port Kennedy and 111 a few minutes later he was dead. He was returning from an entertainment in the presbyterian Church in that Villiage and bantering challenged the Young women in his party to a race. The conditions were that he should run backward while they ran Forward and he laughingly declared that he could easily neat them. The race started but Young Powell had covered but Little ground when lie fell heavily on his Back. He did not move and when his companions gathered around him they found him unconscious. The doctors think that it was not the fall which caused Powel s death but that he was strike with apoplexy from the exertion in running in that unusual Way. Sad Accident at Delano a sad and distressing Accident occurred at Delano 09 wednesday evening of last week when a six year old son of Lewis Keszlering of Ashland who was visiting relatives there feel from a Wagon and had his right leg caught in the spokes of the rear wheel. Both Bones of the leg were broken Between the knee and ankle and the leg seriously confused before the Driver could Stop his Wagon. New Telephone company. Albert Savidge son of judge Savidge of Sunbury has been in town the past week soliciting subscribers for a new Telephone company on saturday f. C. Angle and c. P. Hancock of Danville were Here in the interest of the same company. The new organization will include Sunbury and Shamokin in this District and will charge Low rates for Long distance messages. The new Bauk. The Interior of the new Bloomsburg National Bank is rapidly approaching completion. The certificate of the comptroller of the currency was issued on the 24th inst and it is now expected that the Bank will open for business on August 1st. W. H. Hal May is the cashier and Morris Broadt Teller. An Early m0rn1n0 Blaze a fire Winch for a time threatened several building in the Vicinity of it origin broke out al m. I. Hennessy s residence adjoining his bottling works at the Corner of main and Leonard streets about three o clock this morning. The Good will fire company was so on on the scene and soon extinguished the , but not until All the furniture a ruined and the Interior badly damaged. The cause of the conflagration is not exactly known but it is supposed to have resulted from an explosion of a lamp which had been left burning. The town clock was used for the first tune to arouse our slumbering residents and it served As a first class a Arm. In spite of the fact to at the Bell designated by two taps the Loca Tion of the Blaze people were Unble to locale it and the streets were All agog for some time the people being undecided which Way to run. In Justice to the other fire Compa Nies we will say that they were All out but their services were not needed. Ben. Gidding. The last Sale of furniture at Proctor inn Jamison City will be held on Friday August nth. Bed room suits with mattresses pillows and bolster ��15.00. Dining Extension tables and dining chairs at. Goo to Italy. Joseph Ratti general manager and treasurer of the Bloomsburg silk Mill started on monday morning for a visit to Italy his native land. He will be absent several months. It is his custom to Cross the water every year or two. His Many friends Here wish him Bon voyage pleasant visit and a Safe return. Tulip Bouc fur All the new Telephone Rales arc Apted to the wants of everyone May enjoy the convenience and Section of a Telephone at a Price de to their needs. Adall pro suit it state news item8 a the last Batalion of the nineteenth regulars got away from Camp Meade Friday on their Way to the Philippines via sin Francisco. A a sin Gitler Accident happened on monday to Roy Allison a son of i Miles Allison a. Port Carbon. He was laughing heartily and in bringing his hand Down forcibly upon Bis knee he broke it. A there is a Scarcity of servant girls in Hazleton owing to the demand created for female labor at the local and out of town factories where better wages Are paid. About 700 girls Are employed in the silk Mills and factories in that Vicinity. A professor t. S. Tippey arrived at his Home in Kinsman tuesday from Vancouver where he disembarked from Steamer Gare Tott. He brought with him $300,000 in Gold dust which lie has obtained from a claim on Eldorado Creek. This makes Over a million dollars that lie has brought of ctn Klondike in the last five years. A during a Progress of a Thunder storm in lower Chanceford township York county sunday afternoon Joseph Miller a Farmer was killed by lightning and his wife was severely shocked. Both were sitting on a covered a it Orch when the stroke came. A pair of steel Frame glasses which Miller wore were melted from his face. A the first italian school teacher selected to teach in tile Public schools of this state was selected by the Kline township school Board on saturday night through the influence of Peter Bruno an italian member of the Board. The election of the italian teacher has caused some indignation among the citizens of the township. A Alden Deets of Franklin 27 years was perhaps fatally injured while engaged in dynamite no fish saturday. He was in a boat and was prepared to explode a stick of dynamite in the water when it exploded in his hand. The right hand was blown off. One Eye was blown out and the sight of the other destroyed and he was terribly Cut and bruised about the head and limbs. The Telephone Exchange has been torn up this week on account of improvements which Are being made to the rooms by the owner Paul e. Wirt. Or. Wirt is desirous that the Interior of the building shall be �11 keeping with the exterior which since the recent extensive remodelling presents one of the handsomest fronts in town. James Sutliff died at his Home in Huntingdon township Luzerne county thursday evening of last week from apoplexy. He was taken suddenly ill while turning Hay in the Field and had to in carried to the House. Or. Sutliff was fifty four years of age and is survived by a wife and several children. At a meeting of the Bloomsburg school Board held Friday night which was attended by every member the contracts for furnishing Coal and supplies were awarded to Harman in Hassert and s. K. Bidle Man respectively. They being the lowest bidders. _ Why not go to the Farmers picnic August 10th. Duly fifty cents for the round trip. Short Cool ride and Good solid Comfort after arriving at the Park which for natural Beauty is not excelled anywhere. We will sell All menus and boys summer suits at 1-3 off regular Price. Ben. Gidding Clothier Bloomsburg Penna. The Leader department store. Porch rugs 59c porch rugs 59c porch rugs 59c porch rugs 59c porch rugs 59c porch rugs 59c porch rugs 59c porch rugs 59c porch rugs 59c porch rugs 59c porch rugs 59c porch rugs 59c porch rugs 59c porch rugs 59c porch rugs 59c porch rugs 59c porch rugs 59c porch rugs 59c porch rugs 59c porch rugs 59c porch rugs 59c porch rugs 59c porch rugs 59c porch rugs 59c look at the porch rugs in our windows. Water will not make the colors run. Boys suits 40c, $1. Boys waists 150, 40c. Crash skirts 49c, $2 25. New Crepon Black skirts 4 50 brilliantine skirts $3 50. Linen skirts $2 00. Summer petticoats 75c, to 2. New taffeta ribbons �90. Children s dresses 18c, 40c children s hats to close half Price. Men s Gauze drawers 15c summer underwear at reduced prices to close. Men s working shirts 25c lawns 58 and 10c, reduced 25 per cent. Of new couches just in�?$4 00 up. Ask to see our cheap porch rockers porch rugs. 59c porch rugs. 59c porch rugs. 59c porch rugs 59c Poroli rugs 59c porch rugs 59c porch rugs. 59c Poroli rugs 59c Porcu rugs 59c porch rugs 59c porch rugs 59c porch rugs. 59c Poroli rugs 59c porch rugs 59c porch rugs 59c porch rugs 59c porch rugs 59c porch rugs 59c porch Rug it. 59c porch rugs 517c porch rugs 59c porch rugs 59c porch rugs 59c porch rugs 59c the Leader store co., Ltd. Fourth and Market streets

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