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Tyrone Daily Herald (Newspaper) - June 20, 1895, Tyrone, Pennsylvania The Tyrone i june Twenty ninth capital news prom National Headquarters by our own june Cleveland goes on his summer vacation in a state of notwithstanding the personal Assurance of Secretary Carlisle that the administration democrats will control the Ken Tucky Kile convention which meets he fears that Carlisle is Over and he has other Polit ical Ticu Bles on he has reason to that senator while standing on the administration financial platform in his Ohio is work ing for Brice and not for he tried to get his fingers into the Ohio by persuading congressman or try to become the democratic Candi Date for although sorg is a he thinks he spent enough in getting elected to con Gress without being expected to open his barrel in the gubernatorial Campaign and he int even to please to Load the democratic for Lorn Hope tins Cleveland and his friends Are also worried Over Sena Tor Hills activity in democratic councils in new York they know that it bodes no Good either t j Cleveland or his friends in the presidential Cam the eyes of republicans Are now turned towards where the National Republican league convention will meet this and All of those Tulio can make it convenient will be there in no not even senator who has been on with whom your coi has believes that the convention will try to usurp Powers belonging solely to a National convention of the party to the extent of declaring by Resolution the Republican party shall or shall riot support in the presidential Campaign that would be too much like playing into the hands of the the scheme to keep the democrats now employed at the government printing Tolice upon Uncle Sams pay Roll after the Republican administration takes March has been approved by and the whole including its More than 2500 has been put under civil service this is entirely Satis factory to the but the outs Cut not be Apt to regard it with the sentiments the higher the Mercury in the ther Rheometer the More the eyes of Secretary the necessity for an official inspection of the North Atlantic Navy anticipating this necessity Secretary Herbert sometime ago ordered that the dispatch boat Dolphin be overhauled and put in proper inspection including her commissary this has been and the inspection tour who cab will take in All the swell Ocean resorts from fortress Monroe to As far North As bar will begin As soon As Secretary Herbert completes Bis list of summer and will last from six weeks to two last year Secretary Herbert had As assistant inspectors his daughter and a Jolly party including a Rich widow against which 1amor credited him with waging a losing matrimonial this year Bis daughter is in Europe and the names of none of those chosen for assistant inspectors have yet been an it is treason to refer to this inspection cruise As being other than a performance of an official but if Secretary Herbert was a Republican official every democratic paper in the wedding at from the times we take the following account of the wed Ding of miss Mary a former resident of who has Many friends wednesday morning at 8 at Andrews Catholic of this was United in marriage to miss Mary of 604 fifth father Lynch performed the ceremony and a Large number of friends of the contracting were they were married with the nuptial and the ceremony was very the Church was tastefully decorated and a double Arch of few errand Ever made purposely for the was constructed by the children of of which organization miss Zerbe was and placed directly in front of the and under this the bridal party took their at the appointed 7 the Bride and Groom Ard attendants were met at the door by the then came the Flower composed of misses Mullen and followed by the and the attendants were Obrien and miss Annie Zerbee and miss Lizzie organist at Andrews Mendelssohn wedding and the modality Ren dered several Beautiful hymns and received the holy communion in a body upon leaving the Church an abundance of Rice hint usual accompaniments were showered the Happy the party then retired to the Resi Dence of the brides where a reception drag the presents received numerous and the Young couple will reside at 323 fifth which has been beautifully fitted and will go to housekeeping at Toland is an employee of the Roanoke machine works and a son of to miss Zerbee is a daughter of a merchant of this and a very popular Young they have the Best wishes of Many friends in the a prettier Redding than that which occurred last thursday at the Home of brides Isabella relict of the late John on Washington it would be difficult to All the accompaniments tending to Comfort and Success were a numerous company of relatives and friends a country would Call it a private junket at Public i Call it not at All merely give the and leave the Reader to do his own commissioner of the ten Sion May find himself in hot water with in connection wit the one Hundred dismissals from that office which Are to take effect july 1 list of dismissals has been kept be but it has been Learned that it in eludes a number of old soldiers whose dismissal is a direct and flagrant Viola Tion of the As granddaughter o the author of the Star spangled ban who has a record of fourteen years efficient service in the Bureau and already Steps Are being taken which it is believed will result in a searching investigation by the Republican House there Are also a number of other mat ters connected with Lochren o rather Secretary Hoke Smiths administration of the pension As it i Well known that Lochren has Neve been allowed to take any step of importance without first getting Secretary Smiths which deserve a con Gressional outdoor make a speciality of outdoor parties wishing such Worl done will do Well to give us a Coulters Art 10th to for first class photographs go t Loti Wber a first class Workman is in w ten cars at about 11 30 Friday just after a Harrisburg Coal train left the Ard a coupling broke some distance rom the rear end of the and the front moving More rapidly than the ear considerable of a Gap was soon made Between the two while moving up Grade Between the Bridge my main line track the front part of he train broke the engine and everal of the first cars moving on while he Middle Section slowed by this Ime the Section first detached was moving rapidly having increased its As it Camo Down the Grade through and just after crossing the Bridge crashed into the Middle Section with great two cars were thrown crosswise on track in front of the Ward House and the boxes shoved from the trucks of while several additional ones were battered an1 broken considerably about the in All ten cars were the platform Lank Between the tracks were torn up a distance of a Hundred feet or More and a huge pile of Coal was dumped among the brakeman Keller was in the midst of the and fortunately jumped from a bumper to the platform just in Tito to avoid being crushed Between two he fell As he cutting one of his Knees but was not other we the engine which haul the train is numbered Joseph Lusk was con a heavy Force wreckers was at once put to work and the track was cleared so As to avoid delay in moving trains on the Tyrone division this proximately one from All the Region round graced the Occa Sion with their Beautiful abounded and Happy faces be spoke the heart pleasure All seemed to take in the the decorations were beautifully Graceful sprays of blight Green were festooned on the Walls and windows and an exquisite Arch of Blooming Laurel spanned the place where the bridal party pendent from the Center of the Arch Hung a massive Bell Radiant in beauteous 11 dvrs with Floral it precisely six Oclock when miss Mary sister of the leaning on the Arm of of took her seat Lac the piano and began at once the Pavilion grand keeping step to the Melody John Campbell and David the entered the followed closely by of and miss Drucilla sister of the who played the parts of groomsman and bridesmaid and then came the couple in whom the chief in Ernst of the occasion Harry Gardner Annj miss Margaret we waive the task of a de tailed description of the appearance of the bridal the Toilette were Hie persons the vows assumed with and the congratulations Hearty and sin1 of course the brides of the first methodist episcopal performed the cer the dinner which followed was in perfect keeping with everything Well the party remained until the departure of the chief actors in the pretty scene and then broke and Gardner left on the 9 16 train they will at once begin housekeeping we believe in their Case will be preeminently Alle where their comfortably awaited their May All the wishes expressed by their Many friends materialize happily in their wedded pattern reunion hundreds of the numerous family picnic at rain nor threat of rain could deter the Mattern family from reuniting at Warrior Mart scattered for six had determined to get together in social in and nothing could keep them Tours to Trio Ortli flu to provide the most attractive method of spending a summer the Pennsylvania Railroad company has arranged to run two delightful Tours to the Points included in the itinerary and the country traversed abound in natures magnificent scenery begins with the journey and ends Only with its the names of the places to be visited Are familiar to All and suggestive of no matter How much May be one cannot be disappointed in walk ins Niagara thousand Mont a Sable lakes Cham Plain and or the Highlands of the the dates fixed for the departures of these two Tours Are july 16 and August and the roundtrip rate from new and Washington will cover All necessary expenses during the time a Beautiful descriptive itinerary can be procured from the tourist department of the Pennsylvania 1190 new or Boom Broad Street Keun Tou it was the first Mattern but it wont be the there were matters from almost everywhere in the and Many from other there is a George Washington mat Tern in the big he hails from Osceola and is a first rate there Are some newspaper people in the this paper is published by a great grandson of the original George the mutter family contributed Rouy to the army that defended and pre served the Many a member of the family gave his life for his of was one of the jollies of those when questioned As to his relationship to the he replied that he took a drink out of Jerry matters Spring several years the family is not without its athletic Blair who was was one of the first and Best base Ball pitchers in and his lightning Speed Aud terrific Bat Ting Are yet remembered As the immense crowd of matters marched from the depot to the one of them looking Over the Long pro cession remarked the Large number of the said Jim Aud think of the lots that dead the arrangements at for the great were excellently made by the resident Jacob John Aud John and George they were Duff Grgetic and untiring in providing for the reception and entertainment of the Large number of and their efforts were crowned with the of the committee who projected and carried Forward the arrangements for this reunion planned and performed Especial interest was taken by John of Hunting Don John of Buffalo run John of Newton Hamilton Jacob of War rior Smark of and the posts of Honor in the front of the platform in the morning were occupied by the mothers of matter Dom Catharine aged of storm town Elizabeth aged of Tyrone Mary aged of warriors Mark Julian aged of Tipton and Jane aged of Indiana county and by the father of George aged of of course the weather looked threatening in the morning but just the same four trains Over the Lewia Burg Tyrone were filled with members of the family and their friends and Many others came into the town in it is estimated that the reunion brought together nearly a thou Sand the last delegation arrived at War rior Smark about nine Oclock and were greeted at the depot by the resident matters and the warriors Mark band who enlivened the air with Good while the a roved gathered the Logan band of Altoona played a splendid be then the line was and it was a Long and creditable procession and headed by the the March was at once to the Church where the exercises of the morning took the Church was packed when the program was opened with mat Tern master of and the Mattern family Sang heartily that expressive Blest be the tie that prayer was offered by and another hymn was the matters Are pre eminently a religious family As was evidenced by the unanimity with which they joined in the opening devotional of who has been especially Active in the pro motion of the reunion and the collection of historical read a number of letters of coming from All Pait soothe the address of Welcome was pleasingly delivered by Hayes of who said in part j we May dear from the shores of the surging Atlantic on the to the rugged slopes of the Pacific on the from the Breezy lakes on the to the scorching Sands of the Gulf on the South but after what sight have we beheld so touching us the Silver haired grand parents gathered with children and grandchildren the much cherished family Circle i what a magnificent and most i repressive picture this does bring to the minds of us at this Verv moment to and to us there is no spot on Earth so dear nor no Iiames so Sweet As that of this is one of those family dear Only on a More extended and we desire to make it one of the most enjoyable occasions that has Ever been our pleasure to Many of us Are strangers to each yet we Trust that before the curtains of tonight fall to have had at least an Opportunity of taking each one by the hand and learning that you Are a descendent from the same highly esteemed Mattern of the name of which we All Are so justly and the missing links of whose history we Hope to have com so that our posterity May continue it from this the thirteenth Day of Down through future we Greet you this dear As fathers and Brothers and and Sisters of the same family whose inheritance we have All the response by John Matr of Newton was an eloquent and splendid in Well chosen the speaker gracefully acknowledged the Hearty Welcome that came not Only from people of the immediate but As Well from the very Hills and Vales that bad been so Many years the Home of the family who came to establish on Broad and lasting foundations the great principles of animated Zeal for concluding Mattern said i believe we Are the depend cuts originally of that historic race of men from the rugged mountains of who were cradled in the Alpine rocked to sleep amid the sighing of the Pine and the crash of the caught the spirit of Libei to from their Mountain by the Power of their arms on the Battle Field made Switzerland poured Forth their Martyr blood until the Frozen Hills were red with Crimson in Home and native in our veins flows the blood of these illustrious perhaps under the Shadow of mount matterhorn they read the word Aud said their they brought the old Bible with them across the to their to their to their Cabins they founded the Fust Church in this built the first lutheran Church at seven gave members to the presbyterian they founded the first methodist Church in All this Region in the log Cabin which was my great great grandfathers just one Hundred years after the birth of that illustrious founder of method the John i am proud to stand Here and say i am of the ii Fth generation of Royal old methodist i rejoice for the examples of the fathers for the inheritance is i say it to the credit of the Mattern they have been a moral Aud religious i know of no one who bears that name who is a Drinker of Strong drink to 1 am acquainted with none who sell they have been identified in the past with the Aud i Trust that the future and rising generation May not depart from the for tarnish the moral Lustre that virtue has spread around our one of the very Best features of the exercises was the admirably rendered Over the Hills to the poor by Eva the Little granddaughter of George Mattern who last his life when building the first Iron Railroad Bridge Over the Junta a River at Tyrone the Young lady was liberally applauded for her one of matter Randall of half also and his Cor rect tracing of his own lineage Back six was he knew the record the meeting closed with the historical address by John of who traced accurately the original settlement As far a is and gave in detail the data of the fam ily briefly outlined the Sun had come from its hiding during the morning and Stone at least a so that the dinner hour could be enjoyed by the most of whom sought the others remain ing the social intermingling of matters was the source of Contin Ual and Many acquaintance ships were made and this afternoon the program contemplates social pleasures and another with Brief speeches by Mem Bers of the the principal address by John president judge of the fort ninth judicial who is a member of the a permanent organization was effected the afternoon meeting As follows John new ton Hamilton vice William of William of John of and Lemuel of Indiana m of Tyrone of Tyrone corresponding or of Tyrone executive John of Buffalo Jacob of John w of Jerry of holidays and of Osceola historical committee same As previously the Large crowd of matters at Mie warriors Mark reunion thursday morn ins were reinforced by further accessions in the and fully i thousand persons enjoyed the Cool Shade of the pretty listened to the speeches from the and Pav took of the lunches and for Dainty food was there in a t the afternoon after the permanent miss Eva mat the talented Little daughter of Blair of was called to the and pleased the audience immensely with her Fine Rendi Tion of the recitations my names and Watermelon Pickle re so thoroughly did she captivate her hearers that she was re Quested to repeat Over the Hills to the which had scored such a hit in the a some was splendidly rendered by Walter and Lorena five minute speeches were next in and Burgess William of was the first one called he said he was distantly related to the family and had come to enjoy he had not expected to be called upon to say but he had enjoyed he Felt glad to be present and related in even a Distant Way with such an intelligent gather if the founders of Fie family could look Down on the they would certainly be Lytle was the his remarks were but to the Point and Well it he thai there Are Many people in the connection who can some of the men Are talkers and All of the women Are noted in that in this report due mention of the warriors Mark baud must not be for they alternated with the Logan band in keeping the proceedings livened up and held up their end of the work in a very creditable one of the last speakers during the afternoon was judge John o Centre he thought the pres ent members of the matter family were equally As Good looking As thei he had looked into history once to see if be could find any notable personages in the Mattern by he did not take much Stock in pedigrees he believed in every tub standing upon its own he was proud tha Bis grandmother was a he influence meant much for she was a Noble he also paid High tribute to his and conclude ing said that each succeeding generation should surpass the if we do no improve upon our then w do not come up to our duties and Peiyi remarks were also made by Wil Ham of Philadelphia sex sheriff Alexander of Martins Burg Newton and the remainder of the afternoon was spent in social the Evenin i trains carried borne the hundreds o matters and their All highly de i gated with the Days and feeling that it was not Good for the mat erns to lie therefore matter unions Promise to be repeated in the Hud they will grow in interest and with every the Mattern the origin of the Mattern family is not though the name is Ger Man and was Foi Snerly written mat undoubtedly Germany or Switzerland contributed Fie Parent the earliest authentic record is of the marriage of Georg matter pattern to Catherine Schuppin in Berks in this marriage being recorded in an old German Bible in the present pos session of John of from the research recently made it appears that George Mattern and at East two Brothers were residents of Berks county about one of these druthers was John who moved to Northumberland now Sny and died being buried at the other brother was who settled in Schuylkill and of Deace dents we have no except that is now physician to the Coroner of the descendants of John Jacob reside mostly in and Miflin the reunion is Conan Sid almost in of the of Georgw who came to Hunting Don county perhaps and settled upon the Banks of Spruce Creek upon the place now known As the wig ton and Ingram he moved to the adjoining known As mansion where he lived until his death in arid which is still owned by his George father of Mattern of to to George mat Tern were born Tea Johann John Maria Catharine and of there raised Large families and contributed Large numbers to the Mattren tie children of George numbered eight to was three times was the Ather of fourteen children and to avid were born nine most f the matters to f Union Are descendants of these three the Omett Are probably Catharine daughter of who at the of resides at t Ormstown and Elizabeth Anglit Turof who at s7 years of lives in four generations f the family were represented at the in ins address today Jhn Dater modestly Aud we set the Matusof the he said the a Bittern family pit eminent body of men and m does consist of put Goi Iranus and gods Ervinjr people who in the walk of their every Day lives have a tilled their duties Lait nully and perhaps As tie world we a Ordi nary but nevertheless we venture hat no be it or Las More of t nth arid so of general Oxcell Misc of charac than our this is no vain or unwarranted believe it for the heroism of private of lives peaceful and is Many times nobler and More praiseworthy than those which Are Public and lace to face with the people in prominent if by thus we have stimulated a desire to know More about these sturdy forefathers of Aud have been placed upon a More Friendly and sociable then surely this reunion Lias not been in the Benefit of these meetings is in their and it is my parting wish that the re Union of the Mattern family and their friends May be a permanent annual As devoted to the cultivation of Friendship Between the As Well As the collection of All matters and in formation of interest and bearing upon the history of our and to this Trust May you Ono and All stand committee a meeting of the committee of arrangements for Blair county grand army Day will be held in room of Post at 2 Oclock saturday june for the consideration of important a full turnout of the committee is the executive committee will also meet at the same time and by order of James chairman of com picture we keep a Large Supply of mouldings on hand and can make frames of any size on shortest Gal lot y if you want a picture of your Mother or your Uncle or go to doubters 10th 1

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