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Daily Herald (Newspaper) - August 29, 1895, Tyrone, Pennsylvania
Rone by August Twenty ninth a Man Pound dead in a Corn Field on Baileys William Bailey owns a farm Loca Ted near Grabl Erville about a mile and a half West of Bailey is a railroader and the farming is done by Bis Friday Forenoon about 11 Oclock As Charles Oue of the a Young Man about 22 years passing through a Corn Field on the place he suddenly came upon the dead body of a scared beyond measure he ran to the House As rapidly As his legs would carry and almost immediately conveyed the intelligence to notifying Justice Smith of the the Justice sent word to Coroner poet at and deter joined that if the Coroner failed to arrive on next train he would Espanel a jury of inquest and investigate the mat Coroner poet come Down on the afternoon mail the Corn Field in question is located just across the Railroad from Baileys and along the Edge of the Field about Ono Hundred and fifty Yards from the Railroad is where the Man was he was lying on his with pants unbuttoned from his and pulled from his the coat and Vest remaining on the a pair of drawers were also discovered about Twentyfive or thirty feet a Small fire had been burning near the wire Fence under a indicating that a Camp had been established for the night and the fire made to roast Corn the body was lying among the Corn a distance of fifteen feet from the Fence and and the Corn was tramped Down considerably around the a wound was found near the top and on the left Side of the which was inflicted by something or perhaps by a Bullet from a the head was covered with and blood was oozing from his nose at 2 Oclock Friday every indication about the the position of the Man on the ground and traces of blood scattered about give evidence that the Man was foully health and was the victim of the treachery of someone who was with near his body were Hia shoes which had evidently been taken from his it is Likely these and his pants had been removed from his person by the Mur Derer in search of his coat and Are of faded Brown and Hong goes to Twenty months ago the pension department at Washington reduced the pension of Joseph Houp of Tyrone from to and All that the Oid Man could do he get the full amount re stored to confident that if the department understood Liis Case he would have Little trouble getting Back to the twelve Dollar on Mon Day morning he boarded an Eastern bound train and proceeded direct to where he soon found his Way to the department that manages pension matters for soldiers of the late presenting which he carried Joseph was soon con ducted to the proper and of let passing from the head of one depart ment to another finally got the people interested in his and after ener Getic work for about an hour and a half left the building with everything fixed up for a return to the twelve dollars per the full limit of pension under the new while there he asked for an Examina Tion by the department medical and persisting in his request finally got which according to his in fully satisfying the doctor that his Case is one of unusual and his chances for a Good big pension under the old and upon a claim entered a number of years Are now and his attorney will push it to a Hasty in his efforts to reach the head of the some time ago Joseph wrote a letter to Secre tary Hoke Smiths in order that he might get a hearing and get Back the pants Are dark also with Light stripes about an Inch the overalls Are of Blue Eia pockets contained nothing but a pipe and some smoking near the body also was lying a Small Book printed in the hungarian Lan indicating that the Man was a on the Fly Leaf is written the name Hudak together with some other matter Only disc Pherabe by one versed the hungarian Lan about the Middle of the Book was found a tax receipt for 75 dated Coal August and signed by George Han collector per William the body was lying with head up the the slope of the Hill and bad been shifted a few feet from where it As indicated by a Quantity of blood which bad Down from the from the location and character of the and indications about the place the who is about 5 feet 8 inches with Sandy and face not shaven for several was evidently murdered by some one who perhaps was travelling with for Money and other valuables that were about him or at least supposed to be on y s the cause of Bis pants be off his body was evidently to or whether he wore a Belt con and it May have been that Money was in his shoes is m Why they were been taken off by himself not have been in the Corn Idy but at the Fence near the his full twelve dollars per by Way of apology he stated to the lady that he was unable in any other Way to reach the it is needless to say that the flank movement on part of the old Man and Hoke was fully posted when Joseph called on him personally and explained that he was the Man who wrote the letter to his it evidently was an interesting altogether characteristic of its As the Joe burst into an uproarious laugh soon a3 it was and the two men were familiarly acquainted from that moment Houp says everybody about the establishment treated him and barring the fact that it took a Good hit of persistent Effort to secure a physical be haunt any trouble getting interviews and whatever else he needed to help him along in Hia most determined Effort to get Back the lost picnic and grand army Day at Hundred bicycle and horse races at woodies driving Hundred Springs Park and woodies driving Park Drew largely from the population of Tyrone and the surround ing country at the former re poet 172 Camp 89 of Are conducting a successful grand army and at the latter course the Cycle club saturday after noon held a series of races in which crack wheelman of this part of the state Early on saturday the veterans and the with their families and began turning their faces toward Hun dred Springs and the Hackman in charge of conveyances thereto plied a goodly the morning was pleasant and fairly and especially amidst Che shades of seeds pretty were the atmosphere and attendant elements delightful those who went to the grounds Early of course Luul the most the sports were soon set in motion Ami each individual pie Nicker set to finding and enjoying the partic ular amusement which was most to his there was a Fine orchestra with a stentorian voiced and the handsome Pavilion became at once the favorite spot for base found their there was nothing lacking to full enjoyment of the the oratorical feature of the Day was the address by George of who was introduced by chairman James of the arrangements As my neigh Bor Over in Snyder where Plumier occupies the old family place As his summer the speaker referred to Tea Days when he spent his boyhood calling to memory the time when patriotic songs 1ih Taini thong the had to they to near the no pers1 and affair was the known and unless the property of one who i was Eviden some from the Volver or she had been seen in the Vicin just indication of the whole Hen Charley came upon be the murderer is not a never be of referred to was not the he victim but that of the de him the killing y done thursday night s but Little smell issued Ody on no re up instrument was four dollars per his description of the surprises be gave the doctor As the examination progressed is very first be pointed out Bis leading which shocked the medical but when half a dozen or More ailments were presented in rapid succession the doctor was completely knocked and was perfectly willing to apologize for hesitating to make the examination when Joe first asked for and insisted upon having Joe re turned yesterday and notwithstanding the hernia partially paralysed legs and other ailments that trouble he is As Lively As a Cricket and feels confident of getting Bis own meted out to him in full and Complete measure in due Joseph Houp served his country in Tho 205th Pennsylvania Tennis the tournament of the Tyrone ten Nis club began thursday afternoon on the clubs grounds opposite the paper there were twelve entries for singles and four teams entered for quite a crowd of admirers of the game were there to witness the the preliminary round in singles was and there was some very Good the interest settled to the match Between Stewart and who put up the finest game of the Stewart was not playing Bis usual game and finally on Friday the first round in doubles Wera play commenced Friday afternoon at three the scores were As follows preliminary cd Stevens Defeated Ewing Heverly Defeated Guyer 86 Stewart Defeated Stewart 97 Hilt Ner Defeated Beyer 61 Appleby Defeated Harris by default Guyer Defeated Mentzer by de Hiltzer and Ewing Defeated Stewart and Stewart Guyer and Stevens Defeated Heverly and Guyer ised it in Catarrh starts in the nasal affecting ears and Throat and is in fact the great enemy of the mucous neglected colds in the head almost invariably precede if the mucous discharge becomes inter opted the disagreeable results of oat Arr will such As bad breath severe pain across the forehead and about the a roaring and buzzing sound in the ears and oftentimes a very offensive Elys Cream Balm is the acknowledged cure for these did you Ever that you cannot Bevell unless you have Rich blood if you Are tired languid and All run it is because your blood is impoverished and Lack these troubles May be overcome by hoods Sarsaparilla be cause hoods Sarsaparilla makes causing an excessive Flo of Jcu it in truth the creat 111 h a hoods Puls cure liver Constina sick head there is no no when you take dewitts Colic cholera it is acts no bad after were but emphasising the fact that the songs declaring this to be the Laud of the Brave and the Home of the free were unproved until the War made them by the spilling of valuable and patriotic he dwelt upon the privations and hardships of the Soldier and the heart breaking and grief of those at then he referred to the fruits of the and denominated memorial Day As the greatest institution in existence to perpetuate Patriot ism and the Victory of while Eulogi zing the old Soldier for Plummer cautioned the Veteran not to deceive himself with the idea that All the courage and All the patriotism were exhausted when he Laid Down his arms at the close of the the Young men of today possess just As much patriotism and just As much courage As did their we Are All of the same and the coun try is Safe in the bands of the Success ors to those who fought and web the War but have now reached their de Clining in conclusion Plum Mer thanked his old friends for the pleasant privilege of meeting and speak ing to them the address was listened to by a Large and appreciative the noon hour having dinner was the feature that absorbed the at Tention of the baskets were opened and tables were spread in cosy and convenient spots All through the while the sons of veterans at tended to serving those who had not brought the Park was and it is estimated that fully 2000 peo ple were there during the the woodies driving Park was thronged with people afoot and in when promptly at 2 Oclock the races of the first annual race meet of the Tyrone referee George of in the and starter Charles on the with their corps of bustled the racing through with neatness and Dis the track was in Good Condi save that the High wind found and disseminated All the dust that could be collected in several outlying the first Raco was the on half mile with thirteen requiring two the four holding first and second places in these heats were Given place in the final which was won by Thomas of his time being second place was secured by Harry of who pushed Vanscoyoc Jos Eph Mccroy was and Hoy of took a header in considerable interest was entered in the next the on Emile in which the crack riders of the country round about James of was the favor but he was distanced by Only a few inches by of Lewis who won the race in War Ren of Huntingdon was the on half mile race for boys was hard and the time Mado was certainly All the racers were Tyrone boys under 15 years of age wire first in he was followed by Francis and Jamea again the crack riders appeared in the two mile open race wherein Cham Pion Patterson had his innings after it was a pretty and the time was extraordinarily James Patter of won in of was Sec and of Altos captured third the event of the Day was the five mile open for which the most valuable prizes were and in which the Best efforts were put Forward to Mark it As the Climax of the James Patterson again won in this time 15 minutes and 10 thereby becoming the owner of the Diamond Henderson was a close and was there were seven this completed the bicycle and an exhibition of the Speed of his Trotters was Given by Charles the owner of the simultaneous with the close the races at woodies driving came one of the fiercest wind and dust storms that has visited this Section for a Long followed by in the midst of the Sham Battle Between the veterans and Sheridan troop occurred at the 100 Springs the veterans occupied an improvised fort on top of an adjacent Hill in the and Al Lowed not a Man to leave the impregnable position save the firing squad under officer of the Day Meadville of Post the troopers formed in the Woods near the dancing and after an Advance picket line under s Fleck moved the troop was deployed into extended order and after advancing to the Edge of the Woods followed the Cue Given by the advancing picket who had already engaged the pickets of the by quickly making a flank movement to the left and then coming into line by a right movement charged the but were forced to fall Back after driving the veterans p Back to the sever1 desperate and of course very efforts were made by the uis mounted troopers to get posses Sion of the but they were re pulsed each finally the ammunition of the veterans was exhausted and the Battle ended As a draw Between the contending with equal Hon ors being awarded the veterans were commanded by commander Traynor of the and the troop by its had Post 172 not been disappointed by firing squads from other posts that promised to be the Battle would have been still More interesting and exas it would have Given Opportunity for the veterans to come out from under cover of the Wood and their breast and flanking movements could have been indulged in which were not practicable under the but it answered the purpose for an exhibition of mimic War by a Small num Ber of outside and inside the Fence there were about fifteen Hundred people who witnessed the and perhaps not less than Twentyfive Hundred were at Hundred Springs after the races up to about four Oclock the weather was pleasant and the exercises at both places moved off in Good and the people present enjoyed but on account of the rain continuing the balance of the evening was not so pleas and every Opportunity was taken advantage of to get Back some came by some by and some nearly everybody got wet and but that is often the mis Fortune of the and every Oue accepted the situation in Good Hastings chairman of the convention and Quay will be chairman of the state special to the Herald 2 Republican state convention is new in with quays election to the chairmanship of the state Central com Mittee a for temporary chairman Jack Robison had 163 votes and Henry Hall governor Hastings was elected permanent it is thought that All the Superior court judges appointed by the governor will be Nomi the Blair county delegation turned up equally divided Between the two Caldwell and Iless pro claiming for Gilkeson and Alexander and Raymond for the Clear sold delegation voted for fire tuesday unlike the fire alarm monday morning which was a false and called out the fire department for a useless an alarm was sounded about half past one last tuesday morning for a legitimate almost simultaneously half a dozen people in the Vicinity of electric Light Plant discovered flames running up the Northwest Corner anal almost instantly across the front part of the roof of the Little old building adjoining the residence of Wilmore and family on South Logan the alarm was quickly Given by the Engineer at the electric Light depot and was immediately followed by the regu Lar Call at the and in a Jiffy the streets were full of firemen and peo ple moving in the direction of their respective Headquarters or the fire but so far As the burning building was concerned no successful Effort could be made to save and when streams were made to flow from the they played upon the end of the Wilmore building and upon the Fira next while the cookies turned All their energies to Ward tearing the burning building Down to prevent the spread of the the efforts of the firemen did not succeed entirely in preventing the fire from attacking the Wilmore get Ting a Start at the one Corner near the roof the flames worked their Way inside and running along the under Side of the roof came out at the thus succeeding in doing considerable dam age to Wilmore which will perhaps amount to from four Hun dred to five Hundred including the injury sustained by water and fire for Bis Bouse received a Complete drenching almost from top to the building which was burned was probably Worth a Hundred it is evident that the building was set on fire by an and the most plausible theory is that Coal Oil was first freely thrown on the the eve of which was Only about ten feet leather bicycle two frenchmen of Rheims have recently completed an invention which they will in a measure revolutionize die present pneumatic they their wheels by substituting an outer pneumatic tube made of leather for the rubber tubes now in their invention has been taken up by the ministry of who Are now perfecting the idea with a View to Supply All the military with tires that will not give out the resist Ance of leather is considerably greater than that of and it will better stand the pressure from within and the exterior agents of destruction such As roots or scary it is not absolutely but it is at least As Good As the Fine steel band which was experimentally placed be tween the outer and inner and which k As pierced by Needles and leather offers the greatest impenetrability in relation to its thickness with out impairing the necessary it is further improved by a preparation which renders it impermeable to the leather tire is easily repaired in cases of any Cobbler can sew it up and the repair is permanent and not Likely to get out of other advantages claimed for the leather tire Are greater will not get out of shape As does and it will not slip on Asphalt pavement or wet the new material for the tire seems to meet with great encourage ment on the part of the military authorities of should it be As is expected it will there is a Chance for very amusing scenes in the Barracks when the cycling orderly will Shine his pneumatic tires the same As he does his boots for the Parade of the no such thing As freezing to there is no such thing As freezing to though the result is just the same As if there a Man so unfortunate As to be overcome by the cold is found lying Down in the according to Tho he died either of apoplexy or or paralysis of the some times the surface blood is congealed in the veins and there is thus great pressure on the this induces their Resis Tible sleepiness if once yielded proves sometimes a blood vessel is found burst in the brain when the pressure became too this is pure and people have been found stand ing the machinery of life hav ing stopped instantaneously from paralysis of the Ubea the temperature Falls much in the old people have often been found dead in their though not and the verdict death from old age in reality the old person might have lived years longer but the sudden change in the temperature made too urge a a cuu Luo the postal clerks famous who has travelled All Over the United sailed yesterday for Atrip around the world from Early in july Owney went to Tacoma and made a trip to he inspected a China Steamer lying at the Dock and seemed very much interested in yesterday morning assistant postmaster stockings made arrange ments for him to go around the he will go to Hong Kong on the North Ern Pacific Steamer As the guest of Captain John the Captain will put him aboard an English mail Steamer bound for London via India and Owney will thence be sent to new York and Back to Owney is now five years he started travelling at four years a postal cleric took a fancy to him and Pat about his neck a tag bearing the be kind to Ever since he has travelled with the postal he is now fat and and will probably die eventually of a the clerks vie with each other in taking care of in your blood is the cause of that languid hoods Sarsa Parilla makes red blood and gives Clark Cox came under the renewed from the and then Down the Northwest Corner to the ground where it was those who seen it say the flame ran up the Corner of the build ing and across the roof to the other end almost the end where the fire occurred was occupied by who lost everything she amounting to perhaps fifty except two dresses which she carried with her As she ran out of the burning build among other things her sewing machine was George Roberts and wife occupied the other end of the they succeeded in Ting some of their goods but say they lost about forty dollars in canned fruits and furniture that could not be the building destroyed was the prop erty of the Helms the company consisted of the late Heims and Heims of Osceola Mills is executor for the estate of Heims and William vog for that of while the building was comparatively worthless owing to its age and Dilapi dated yet the larger timbers in it were remarkably Well the building was erected in the Early Days of and though Bat one Story big the Frame was built from the beat of Pine Timber and put up by Good mechanics in a very substantial barring the loss to those who suffered from the it is a Good thing that so much of the nest of tinder boxes in that locality is the Cluster of old comparatively Worth in that Vicinity Baa been a menace to the town for Many and the wonder Only is that a fire has not of cured Long since and spread out into the town doing great damage to valuable and useful the Laud would be Worth More today with the half dozen old buildings off it that it is Worth with them and if they were oat of the Way the locality might strike some one favourably for a manufacturing site and be developed into some thing that is useful to the town and her people instead of being a constant me Nace to that which a already valuable and demand on his advert fat advertised letters remaining a the Tyrone Post office Are addressed to the Persona named these letters have been in the office for one week without being called after being letters Are held iwo weeks and if unclaimed Are forwarded to the dead letter office i when they Are immediately returned to the writers or the list is As follows for uie week ending saturday August 17 ladies Samuel Annie Albert Samuel miss Dott miss Myrtle miss Emma miss Maggie miss Mary miss Josie miss miss Maggie miss Sou miss Laura Gex Lemex William Sweeney 2 Fisk heres n Alco egg some mighty intellects in German says the Philadelphia Are now wrestling with Tho following it is not very difficult of so but has already been the cause of considerable profanity these warm Days out in that peaceful suburb a woman took a Basket of eggs to the City for upon being asked How Many she had she replied if i take the eggs out of the Basket two at a i have one 1c i take them out five at a time i have one if i take them out six at a time i have one egg left but if i take them out seven at a time i have none left in the How Many eggs had she in the Basket there is a very general depression of merchandising in All parts of the state Peculiar to this season of the but which a confidently expected will be overcome by the end of the Post office department has decided that a request to pay a Bill can be sent on a postal but that it must con Tain no threat or intimation As to what will be done if the debt la not
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