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Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 3, 1892, Tyrone, Pennsylvania
I no r Al v Luis it i v by March Twenty fifth a Souton i vial Monr True Dies of dropsy of the heart thursday the announcement that Howard Murtrie suddenly expired thursday Orniti at his Home on East allege Street was startling news to his any Mcmurtrie had in ailing for several and had in off duty from his work in the paint apartment of the Tyrone since he was afflicted the heart and while he had to been confined to his bed at any was obliged to keep closely to the wednesday he apparently Rich improved but Early next morning was taken quite sick and his rest was the thursday porn about seven Oclock he went up lies saying he would lie Down a while d asked not to be smart Riewert upstairs twice during 8 next few the last time about i past ten and he seemed to sleeping about eleven one of the children who had a upstairs informed his Mother that Mcmurtrie looked deathly e went to his and found that j spark of life had already the optical heart affection having speedily i almost without warning done its Elmer Mcmurtrie was the i of the late Alexander 1 was Boru in where his in 3 life was being aged thirty eight five Vvhs and one by Trade he was having served his apprentice 3 with Harry formerly of in1873 lie accepted a place paint department of the Tyrone continuing in this ploy Ever a period of nearly Jore of lie was a member of presbyterian and in the iks of life was Ever esteemed an up it tender in his Faith in his and True to his Many years he was a member of Sheridan in which Organiza i be ipod great lie was a member of Washington Camp the Neptune fire and the Relief de n april the deceased was tried to mits Joanna this to this on were born eight five of with the survive this these Are Jennie and three Sis i and one brother also survive him is Annie Mcmurtrie and Nellie of Philadelphia Ada of Harrisburg and Charles who is in the he funeral Toon place at four sunday and the ser 33 were conducted at the Presby an Church by ferment in Tyrone brought Home to very sad death occurred about noon urday Beni the spirit of son Joseph and Elizabeth took its lit to the mint Isof the ing mini was brought Tyrone on Iii express Tuil morning and coned to the inline of his parents in by where died at the above tinned lot months ago that awful nude its appearance his left lie was Given the Best medical attention but to no purpose the disease gradually took a firmer d on his seeing that was Ting worse Bis parents decided to d him to a Hospital and accordingly last september he was taken to City Hospital at where Vas tenderly cared for until brought of saturday in a dying that was possible was done for him lie at the Hospital but the Jase had such a thorough hold on system that nothing could be done relieve death was surely Wiatr thur iui1 in order he it ills pan ill Sand friends before end tin was brought Home t he was conscious after arrival in this place and greed All being sadly conscious of the firm he Only lived it three hours after being taken to he deceased was born october and was therefore aged 20 oaths and 8 Days at time of Ide his parents he is survived by two owners and three funeral services were held at his Home sunday morning at eleven which the remains were 3n to Birmingham for advert Ihl or the week ending february 27 Ida Milly Iroe Charley Frank James John Secl Pton mined ouly by handsome new office the Morrison and Cass paper com Pany with the and in which characterizes All their Busi Ness have about finished their new offices at the head of main they occupy a new two Story Brick very pretty in design and Workmanlike in White and his Force of assistants did the Brick the Entrance and hallway Are Between the old and new offices and Are Broad and the first door opens into the presidents facing main Street it is fifteen by Twentyfive Wain coated in with Oak parquet open fireplace and ornamental Oak ceiling opening off from this room is a toilet room also Fin Ishell in the second door opens into the Gen eral office which is Nineteen by thirty two finished in with an Orna mental metallic a product of the Northrop manufacturing of this room also Baa a toilet room finished in hard the third room is the treasurers it is fifteen by Twenty five and contains a Large vault of latest this like the two with which it is finished in Oak and has the metallic the second Story has two facing on main Street and one the two front rooms will be used As a Laboratory and machine Supply respectively the Back which is about thirty five by forty feet will be utilized As a storage room for line while the looms upstairs Are not so elaborate As those on the yet they Are neatly finished in plainer the whole building reflects great credit on our genial and his very efficient and shows that one need not go outside of Tyrone to secure artistic us Well As sub Stantial results in the building tenth the following from correspondence in Tho Altoona relates to a pleasant event in the lives of esteemed former residents of Tyrone there was an extremely pleasant gathering wednesday night at the Home of our Cree and celebrating the tenth anniversary of their there were about fifty present among them were some of tyrones Ewing and a brother of Charley the Thomas Brothers and Howard if greens the evening was spent in a most enjoyable the Tyrone boys assisted by our chief Burgess favored the guests with Choice instrumental and at 10 refreshments were served to the hungry and Jovial after which every one enjoyed themselves by social Conversa Tion until the wee sea hour when All bade each other Good night with the expression we had a Good we wish the Happy pair Many More anniversaries and May their Pat life be strewn with roses even to a Good old age is the wish of a Friend rooms arrangements were completed Fri Day by which Tyrone Lodge benevolent protective order of have secured the second and third floors of the building adjoining the Etc Bald office which is owned by Sam Uel a period of live car Penters will be put to work immediately and the two floors will be almost entirely the third floor will be fitted up for Lodge purposes Exon the second floor will be the toilet and banquet All of which will be furnished in handsome one of the noted improvements will be the widening of the stairway used us an Entrance the rooms will be ready for occupancy about May a handsome fun Erbil last week had conveyed from the station to his stable near Dallas one of the handsomest funeral cars we have Ever it was built by the Riddle coach and Hearse of and is an excellent specimen of Tine French plate Glass of the finest siae 90x40 inches occupies the sides of the the Glass in the ends is Bevel the inside is draped with flue famine cloth and trimmed with Black fringe and it h Riib of the most Complete in every detail and one of the prettiest funeral cars to be found in this part of the state and in consequence Cost a goodly another Ruuth another death was added monday evening to the already Long lift for this when the Well beloved son of John and Ida Oberly passed the deceased was Boru april and was nearly two years the cause of death was inflammation of the services took place yesterday at four conducted by reverend Beu Wenguer interment in Tyrone Cap mat our regular correspondent at the Natrona capital has a newsy letter Reed and other Long headed representatives have advised their Republican colleagues in the House not to extend a helping hand to either the democratic majority or minority in that but to let them fight out among themselves whether a free coinage Bill shall be passed by the if this advice be and it is believed that with a few exceptions it will the passage of the Bland free coinage Bill which is to be called up under a Resolution from the committee on roles just As soon As the House puts itself on record in favor of free Trade by passing one of the Tariff Bills reported from the committee on ways and is a although it will nor be accomplished without a bitter parliamentary Tho latest scheme of representative of who has made himself the Leader of the anti Silver to kill the effect of free is to offer As an amendment thereto a proviso that All pensions shall be paid in Gold depositors in saving Banks shall have the right to demand payment in Gold that All holders of life insurance policies Hull be entitled to Gold pay and every woman o child working for or who receives a yearly salary of less than shall have right to payment in individually seven out of ten senators and representatives will agree As to tie immediate and pressing necessity for a new building for the government printing and that senator Gal tid not exaggerate the danger to the health and lives of the nearly three thousand men and women who work in the rickety old building at pres ent occupied by that office they will acknowledge that they the shame Felt by senator Gallinger when he through the magnificent buildings erected in our Large cities for the use of the big daily newspapers and contrasted in his with the printing Oil ice and yet Congress does nothing towards erecting a naw build it will be much cheaper to erect a new and first class building than it would to pay damages for several Hundred people killed or crippled by an Accident Likely to occur it any time in the building now in As Congress May some Day the Resolution offered in the House from the committee on Public buildings and grounds declaring it to be Unwe and inexpedient to looking to i he construction of new Public because of the alleged Lack of Money in the is As arrant a bit of Buncomb As was Ever attempted in being a part of the demo cratic scheme to try to bamboozle the people by cutting Down the appropriations at this in order to allow the democrats to pose As Cora mists in the presidential the democratic members representing districts in need of Public buildings Are told to keep them quiet until after the presidential election when their buildings will be provided for but it is difficult to keep them quiet and a Row is pending Over the even the democrats admit that to president has by the unusually hard work he has done this Winter earned the weeks rest lie is now with his in it John Wood Lagg some four months since the Tyrone order railway con duct placed on exhibition of our stores a beautify tit the announcement that it was to be contested of by three members of the at their session sunday after noon the several contestants made their As a result it was found that conductor John one of the had collected the largest amount of Money and tie was therefore awarded the the presiding in a few Well chosen words made the presentation speech which was responded to by the recipient in a manner peculiarly Johns conductors Jacob and Charlie the other two having raised very hand some will each be presented with some neat souvenir As a Token of the orders appreciation of their generous efforts in the interest of the the Money thus raised will be used in buy ing the order Hope Ina Short time to be Able to present them selves any Public gathering to which they May be As an organization in a manner that shall not Only reflect credit on themselves but be an Honor to our cultured Daniel Odonnell and Edward Parker the two Young men who were in the employ of Nau during their term of parole from the Huntingdon Reforma and who i an away from hotel cup ured wednesday night by chief the boys hat gone to then returned to officer Snyder arrested them at the West end of the Railroad Yard about ten Oclock that night and locked them up in until next afternoon when Deputy Warden Smith of the came Here and escorted the prisoners to an Auto her a Benore Reader sends us the Cori Iet ans Ter to Tho Goose problem recently published in the tvs Rich is and also oilers another for Solu Tion As follows a drover along the Road was met by a gentleman who said morning to you and your he answered us Haven 100 sheep but if i had As Many More As i and half As Many More As i and on fourth As Many More As i and you i should then have 100 How Many sheep wus he driving Jacob of will shortly occupy the property of Fiske Conrad on main Street above Alleghany at present in the lands of the paper and the Sale of reserved seats for Lew Dockstader opened at Falcon drug store Thia the attraction is booked for the Academy of music next tuesday almost Kin port and family had an uncomfortable and unfortunate experience sunday King port is general manager in the Large store of Wilson Ami tie re no cd from Harrisburg to Tyrone re last week taking up his Lei ice on Washington Avenue in these previously occupied by Intlehouse they were Usi g a double heating stove and this article saused tie Gas escaping from t d tiring saturday night penetrated the whole and was fast bringing the the family to a slate of suf when at five Oclock sunday morning of though suffer no tron the effects of the i respirable Sun Money Lowrie who Wippl Vodithe proper i Airport and the two daughters were greatest sufferers by the the nations i test Noble Honor has recently been conferred upon northeastern find at least incidentally Nunn at the National convention of the butter makers and factory Cheepo makers held at wisc on feb Fife to the first prize of a Gold watch for the Best Gath ered Cream was awarded to the Silver Creamery of Burr Winneshiek whose in the contest scored the highest number of 97 out of the general manager of the successful a Darius a former resident of and son of David Grazier of this Grazier had charge of his company exhibit in the it is indeed a High Honor to be manager of the company which is authority Lively credited with making the bes butter in Tho United the leaper daughter and second child of George and Elizabeth died at tie Home of her parents on main Oclock monday of heart trouble and the Little girl had been very sick for the past four months and had been in delicate even she was born july 25 and was therefore aged ten years seven months and four her two Brothers and two Sisters Are left to mourn their the Funer Al took place wednesday morning services were held at ten Oclock at the House and afterwards at theg Ernar lutheran being conducted by interment it Tyrone an Kloc talc under Fie caption of recently patented inventions the scientific american describes the electric motor invented by James of Tyrone As follows in this motor a continuous rotary motion is converted into i effective reciprocating applicable to drilling the driving of an other the motor is mounted on a reciprocating Frame and has its Arm Anre Journ aled in there Beius Gnu Kisou the ends of the armature Pitman connecting both Cranks with a fixed and a transmitting Rod connecting with the reciprocating chief tie Dele Siats rom the three fire companies met at the Public building monday night and named their Choice for executive officers of Ihn lire depart ment for the coming the nominations which will be presented to Bor Ough Council next monday evening Are As follows chief Neptune company first assistant in citizens second Friend ship feb Braby Tyrone Public schools it Alterton announces ills departure there were 811 pupils in attendance in the seventeen schools during the month of february with a percentage of fifty five tardy tickets were granted to children who came to the building after the last Oclock and there have been 413 visitors to the schools during the six county Wertz and directors Hiltner and Canan were Here in Wertz said he never Kne w schools to have better effective disc a Superior system of stronger methods of imparting instruct nor a higher degree of Zial and interest than he found manifested that the schools have been advancing ind have kept abreast of the no Ope can that they shall Ever Ion tin be to measure up to the Best institutions of learning in the state shall always be my Earnest for i Lave a warm interest in the welfare of 800 girls and boys who have shown Rich profound respite for me and our this Success has been achieved not by devoting Only the Reg ular schooldays to the work but by zealously and studiously iat Rinir six Days of every week for not less than or fifty weeks of the the work of properly supervising schools May look on the to the ignorant but to who Are con Vermaut with its duties and Espoo Sill is far from being a sinecure i mention this because there is a movement among the the prejudiced to decrease the present Low salary when my successor is a person with the arid successfully Guidette raining of the Large number of pupils hat will be found in these schools after the admission of East can com Mand a larger salary than a now paid to the superintendent in this in order that these schools May continue in the front will be piers Essary for the Good people of the town to ignore and discount Nance such deceit As bus been practice by a Man whose child away from irs studies for live consecutive acting and because this boy not promoted with his classmates who were studiously at work in Tho school threatened to bring about a change in the management of the schools and proceeded they must also frown upon the actions of another who was mainly instr Roener Tal in fixing the enormous salary now paid and who As chairman of the com Mittee on textbooks recommended the arithmetic now in use because they Are cheaper and More than any others in Tho and who Wasa staunch supporter of tie present i i Imbert until last summer be cause his daughter failed in All hoi school work and was not transferred to the senior he permitted his former kindness to turn to Wrath and his favourable opinion of me and my work to the doctor will never realize the amount of injury he has done to my reputation in other parts of the but 1 forgive All because of the manifold kindnesses i received from him Aud his family during the first five years of my residence having been As closely associated As we were and knowing me As he i cannot to convinced that he believes the villain Ous charges made by my enemies to be it grieves me that he gave encouragement to one who pretended to preach the gospel while his which is apparently All egotism and feasted on scandal rather than on tie and whose Farewell Sermon Drew less than a score of the admirers he has left in this place i that the doctor aided that whose vile writings have done More than any other agent to corrupt the morals of thu Young people acid to hinder the growth of to tip town by keeping Good Aud enterprising families if your institution of learning is to attain to the highest possible you must Rise above the bickering Ami persecutions to which every head of these schools has been i write the above explanation and not in Justice to Ulf so much As because my interest in the educational welfare of this Community impels a to urge Tyrone to arouse itself and resolve never to repeat its past history against those who May succeed Rue in this i write this now because i May decide to accept a More remunerative position before the end of another i intended to resign last summer and should have done so had i not been confronted with false charges and threats to drive me it was the advice and the of my friends that led me to agree to remain another when 1 go i shall carry with me none but Good wishes for the scat sofa and there is much sickness again among the children in the our efficient has been ill for several weeks we have missed him but his son has attended to the duties of janitor in a very creditable we Hope the Captain will soon be re stored to health and to his death has again invaded our ranks and taken two of our brightest and most interesting pupils Guy Holmes was not Only 0110 of Tho most Manly and respectful Little pupils we had but was so eager to do right and to win our commendation that it was Joy to see him present As much As it was sorrow to lose Guyot desk is vacant but we shall never forget How reluctant be was to leave it when sickness came to sum Mon Iii i from we regret that the nature of the disease prevented his teacher with the school from attending his Elizabeth Kienzle was also a quiet and obedient Pupil during the four years that she attended her behaviour and willingness to perform duty were such As to make it unnecessary to reprove her she was a Little lady in the school room and on the play ground and wiil be missed by teachers and class All of the schools observed the birth Day anniversaries of Washington and the exercises were quite appropriate and a Strong degree of patriotism was manifested throughout the with debates and the afternoon of last was very profitably brooms to to made the theory that the Best Way to bring a new Industry to Tyrone is to establish one backed by our own citizens has been accepted As the sound one by some of our energetic members of the Board of arid the preliminary Steps Are being Talen to carry out the it is proposed that a to be known As the Tyrone manufacturing and ply co or by some other name equally be organized for the Ami marketing of various tie plan is to on a ital of about in the manufacture of Davison and bowl shave taken Active interest in the undertaking and have made careful inquiry into the acting on the strength of information which All Points to the Success of such a subscriptions for Stock in the new company have been solicited and the amount required will a Obj Ines with Little diff already of Stock has been and it is the expectation of the projectors that the company will have a gradual extending the number of commodities handled As rapidly us the business will justify and opportunities be news in an immense Structure at Flatbush Avenue and Fulton occupied by Gray clothiers together with several other was totally destroyed by the loss is estimated at Over the Arkansas Republican state committee met at Little Rock and called a state convention for april a Resolution endorsing president Harrisons administration and favouring his renomination was unanimously the inclement weather compiled Prysi dint flirt Risovi to remain within the hotel at Virginia Becali most of the he and his laughter took a Short walk in the he will be the guest of he Hig ired Island gun club president of the new Chicago who hrs been in the East for some time engaging professors to fill the chairs in the new said in new York that the policy was not to expend Large amounts for but to secure a corps of instructors that will be second to the the situation of the Street car strike in Indianapolis is in no Way the companies Are determined to Rua the cars Aud the strikers equally deter mined to Stop six Hundred Citi Zens Are being enrolled a special All the Larae labor organizations have to suspend work so As to allow their to help the Secretary Blaine has furnished to the press a statement relating to Tho marriage of his James to Marie Nevin and their he says that he and his family have borne quietly every publication inspired by the Young but that the last outrage of the embodied in tie decision of a judi6 at dead assumes a character which makes it impossible to remain longer use tiptoe mined Only by h a tiptoe mined Only by
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