Cameron County press. (Emporium, Cameron County, Pa.) 1866-1922, September 01, 1910, Image 1

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The Fair.
The eighth annual Cameron County
Fair will be held at Keystone Park be- j
ginning on Tuesday, Sept. 13th and
continues for four days. It promises
to be one of the best that has ever been j
held here. The premium list is larger j
than heretofore and includes every- j
thing in the line of horses, cattle, j
poultry, sheep, swine, produce, and
also in culinary, and in fact anything
that you might have to exhibit. The
premium list will be ready in a few
days. For further particulars write to i
F. G. Judd, Emporium, Pa.
W. C. T. U. Convention.
The W. C. T. U. Convention of Cam
eron county which was held in the
First M. E. Church on Monday and
Tuesday of this week was well attend
ed at all the sessions. The Field
Worker, Mrs. S. C. Wilson, of Dußois
was present and gave some good talks.
The State President, Mrs. Elia M.
George, of Beaver Falls, was also pres
ent and addressed the meeting on
Tuesday evening. Mrs. George is a
good speaker and the large audience
were well pleased. Much interest was
manifested all through the meetings
and several good talks were give n by
town people.
Attended the Ball Game.
Last Saturday afternoon, the follow
ing Emporium gentlemen autoed to
Driftwood, where they witnessed the
ball game between Emporium and
Driftwood. Drs. H. W. Mitchell, W.
H. Bush, H. S. Falk, Messrs. Fred J.
Keim, Andrew Brady, D. R. Branson
and J. H. Stephens.
Six O'clock Dinner.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Paul Pelt entertain
ed several relatives at six o'clock din
ner last Saturday evening, at their
pleasant home on Sixth street. Covers
were laid for fourteen. Those present
were Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Felt and sous
Frank and Lee W., Dr. Leon R. Felt
and wife, Mrs. S. E. Felt, Mrs. Guy S.
Felt, Mrs. Rena Sbafer, Dr. C. L. Felt,
wife and son Carl.
Base Ball.
The Keystone National Base Ball
team went to Driftwood, as per sched
ule, last Saturday afternoon and were
defeated by that team with a score of
4to 3, having played 11 innings. It
was a close call and a hard fought
game for both teams. Driftwood was
supposed to have played at this place
yesterday; but owing to some unac
countable reason failed to make good.
REV. R. H. BENT, Pastor.
Services Sunday morning and even
ing, subject for the morning, "From
Beyond Mars and Return." Subject
for the evening, "Throttled Convic
tions. Pastor expects to preach at
both services. Cordial welcome to
strangers and others.
Opening of School.
The schools of Emporium will open
on Monday September sth. Pupils
who have attended school in
other places and desire to be admitted
to our schools must see the principal
in his office on Friday Sept. 2nd from
9t012 a. m. All such pupils as well
beginners must present a certificate
of successful vaccination before they
can be admitted.
The law does not require the admis
sion of children until they reach the
age of six years but in order to pre
vent the frequent forming of new class
es the Board permits the enrollment
of children who will be six years of
age before Jan. Ist, 1911 during the
first wef-k of school. Those who reach
the age of six between Jan. 1, 1911 and
May 15, 1911 may be admitted after
the Holiday vacation. Parents will
please note this regulation as it is im
possible to have beginners coming in
at various times through the term.
The law requires the attendauce of
all children between the age of 8 and
16, except those who having reached
the age of 14 hold a certificate of em
ployment given by the principal of
schools and regularly employed at
some useful occupation. The Direc
tors are sworn to enforce the law and
it is hoped that no necessity may arise
for proceedings against parents during
the present school term.
All teachers are requested to meet in
the High School room on Friday even
ing Sept. 2, at 8:00 o'clock. Directors
are invited.
In conclusion let us hope for a cord
ial co-operation on the part of all con
cerned so that each year may place our
schools on a higher plane of efficiency.
C. E. PLASTERER, Principal.
Local news on every page.
MRS. MABEL W. CusH-HowAßD,wife
of County Treasurer Chas. J. Howard,
and daughter of Edward and Kathryn
Cusb, died at the hospital at Williams
port on Wednesday morning, August
24th. Mrs. Howard was born at Sizer
villtt, July 6th, 1876 and received her
education at that place, later she at
tenciod the High School at Eldred, from
which place she graduated at the age
of fifteen j«ars. She taught school one
year .it Wharton, Potter county and
tiuj-i taught three consecutive terms at
Hizerviile and later taught the gram
mar school at this place for four years,
prior to her marriage. In May 1899
she became the wife of Mr. Chas. J.
Howard and to this union fourchildren
were born, the eldest being ten years
of age and the youngest is but four
years old. On Saturday August 20th,
Mrs. Howard was stricken with ap
pendicitis and the following Tuesday
she was removed to the hospital at
Williamsport, where an operation was
performed immediately, but to no
avail and death came to relieve her
sufferings early the following morning.
She was accompanied to the hospital
by Mr. and Mrs. John T. Howard, her
husband and Dr. H. S. Falk. Deceas
ed is survived by her husband, four
children, Elizabeth, Chas. J. Jr., John,
Taylor and Kathryn, her aged parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Cusb, of Gardeau, two
Bisters and two brothers, Mrs. Sprung,
of Denver, Colo., Mrs. W. B. Thomp
son, of this place, Edward, of Pitts
burg, Pa., and Norman at home. Mrs.
Howard's friends were legion and her
sadden death is keenly felt and her
early demise is a severe loss to her
little children, who are now at an age
when they most need a mother's love
and care. Her aged parents are
stricken with grief and all the family
are bowed down with their great
The death of this pleasant young
woman was iodeed a terrible shock to
her afflicted family and friends. This
happy, jovial girl as we knew her
when she was only a child, was a de
voted wife, fond mother and seemed
happy to be surrounded by her child
ren and husband. Although wrapped
up in her family and never happier
than when at their country home on
the Portage where she passed her
childhood days, she delighted to enter
tain their friends. We unite with the
friends of the family in tendering our
heartfelt sympathy to the bereaved
husband and children.
The funeral of this highly esteemed
lady was held at the Emmanuel Epis
copal Church last Friday afternoon at
four o'clock and was one of the largest
ever held in Emmanuel Church. The
Rector, Rev. M. L. Tate officiated. E
special choir composed of Misses Eliza
beth Crandell, Vera Olmsted, Mrs.
Fred Seger' and Messrs. Chas. A.
Leutze, Frank Felt and W. S. Sterner,
rendered the music, Mrs. E. Mead
Floyd presided at the organ. Lead
Kindly Light and Asleep in Jesus
were sung. The flower bearers were
Misses Grace A. Walker, Alice Mont
gomery, Mrs. Guy S. Felt and Mrs. D.
R. Branson. The floral offerings were
beautiful. The casket-bearers were
Messrs. Andrew Brady, Albert Forbes,
James P. Creighton, Fred Seger, D. R.
Branson and JGeo. A. Walker. Inter
ment was made in the Wiley Annex of
the Newton Cemetery. The PRESS
joins with the entire community in of
fering its sincere sympathy to the
bereaved family.
Jesnrte, the 11 month old son of
Walifcr Gibbn, died at the family home
!on Soma Maple street, last Friday
morning. The child had never been
in Kood health but everything was
done to keep the little spark of life
burning. It will be remembered that
the mother died last June, leaving
the care of a large family to a daugh
ter, who has been unfailing in the care
of her little brother. The funeral took
place Sunday, interment in Rich Val
ley cemetery.
Miss VIOLA RUSSELL, the eight year
old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Allen
Russell died at their home on the Four
Mile last Wednesday, August 24th.
The child was injured a week previous
to her death, by falling from a shed in
the rear of her home and received in
ternal injuries. The funeral was held
last Thursday afternoon from the
family home and interment was made
I in the private burial plot on the Russell
farm. Rev. J. F. Anderson, pastor of
; the First M. K. Church officiated. The
J family havethe sympathy of the PRESS.
Returned Home.
Matthew Sherber, who was injured
ed at the paper mill at Johnsonhurg,
last January, and has just left the hos
pital at Ridgway, is at present at the
home of his father at this place. The
young man lost his right leg at the
knee and his left foot was severely in
jured, the result of the accident.
Fine Prospect.
The Clarion State Normal School
will open its twenty-fourth annual ses
sion on Tuesday, September 18th. The
Attendance promises to be the largest
in the history of the institution. Dur
ing the past five years the growth has
been unusual. It has an ideal location
and a fine equipment. A fine spirit
characterizes the student body. If
you have not already engaged a room
better do so at once. J. George Becht,
Principal, Clarion, Pa
Old Emporiumites in the West.
We received a letter on Monday
from F. A. Hill, at Seattle, Wash.,
signed by the following old Emporium
friends who were stopping with Edw.
Dion, proprietor of"The Kentucky
Bar: J. W. Kay, Ludger Dion, Roy
Burlew, F. A Hill, A. D. McDonell,
James L. Norrie and Edward Dion.
Our above friends are located in dif
ferent sections of the west, but met at
Mr. Dion's The letter says that the
"whole state of Washington is going
dry." We imagine that the party
were enjoying themselves.
Good Appointment.
Prof. D. B. Peterson, who has been
teaching school at Cameron for the
past three years, has received the ap
pointment as principal of the township
schools near Kane, Pa. On Saturday
Prof. Peterson informed the PRESS
that he was going to Kane to look over
the ground, preparatory to getting the
term started. His family will remain
at Cameron for this year at least. We
congratulate the genial Professor on
his success and hope that everything
will turn oat all right, as be is a teach
er of ability.
Dairy Products as Food.
The products of the dairy are per
haps the most useful articles included
in the human diet. A meal made up
of dishes into which no product of the
dairy cow enters would not be such as
to inspire "the turnpike road to peo
ple's hearts I find lies through their
mouths, or I mistake mankind." Take
away the butter for the bread, the
cream for the coffee and the porridge,
the shortening in the crust and the
biscuits, the in the gravy and in the
puddings, the cream for the dessert
and the various kiuds of cheese which
please and satisfy, then take away the
cup of milk for the little one and the
meal that would be left would be nei
ther tempting nor nutritious.
The health of our people depends
so much upon an adequate supply of
pure dairy products that even a scar
city is always attended by suffering
and death.
Butter is sometimes referred to as a
luxury. This is a mistake. Butter is
not a luxury but one of the necessities
of life, and its composition is such that
nothing can take its place and per
form the same function. It is nature's
product compounded in the maternal
organism and the process is in accor
dance with nature's law, a law which
man can imitate but cannot under
stand. Man can manufacture from
various fats and oils a substitute for
butter but it cannot take the place of
nature's product because man cannot
understand the needs of the human
body as nature understands them.
The animal body is developed best
when nourished by foods which have
been little manipulated by man and
machinery. Dairy products are, as a
rule, consumed nearly as pasture pro
duced them. This is particularly true
with milk upon which the growing
body must depend. In the case of but
ter only a small percentage of other
products are added to the fat extract
ed from the milk. Man only manipu
lates it in order to put it in convenient
shape for use. It can still be termed a
product of nature designed as only
natnre can design for use as food by
the human body.
The National Dairy Union,
St. Paul, Minn.
Meals at The Fair.
The ladies of the First Methodist
Episcopal church will serve the meals
at the Fair this year. Hot dinners and
suppers righ r . in the pavillion, arrange
to get your meals here.
Taken to Hospital.
Mr. E. T. Wells, of East Emporium
was taken to the Ridgway hospital on
Sunday on the afternoon train suffering
with typhoid fever. We are informed
hejis in a very critical condition at this
"Liberty and Union, One and Inseparable." —WEßSTEß.
Died al Ridgway.
Mrs. John Cummings and Mr. James
P. Creighton, of this place, who went
to Ridgway, Wrdnesday morning,
were called there by the very serious
illness of their mother, Mrs. Mary
Creigton, whose death occured at that
place, Wednesdday evening at seven
o'clock. We copy the following from
to-day's Ridgway Democrat:
"Mrs. Mary Creighton, for years one
of the very highly respected residents
of Ridgway, passed peacefully away at
her home at 201 South Main street
shortly before seven o'clock last even
ing. A serious attack of heart trouble
hastened the end, although she has
been afflicted for some time with a
complication of diseases, brought on
partly by her advanced age.
Deceased has been confined to the
bed the greater part of the present
summer, suffering with various ills.
Her condition, however was never
regarded as exactly dangerous dur
ing all that time, until the failure of
her heart last evening gave a warning
ot the inevitable, but all too late.
Mrs. Creighton was born in County
Clare, Ireland, sixty seven years ago.
When about six years of age she came
to this country with her parents, who
settled in the Eastern section of the
United States. She was married to
John Creighton who died in 1894 and
ever since that time Mrs. Creighton
has resided in this city.
Deceased is survived by tae follow
ing children: Mrs. John Cummings,
of Emporium; James P., of Emporium:
Mrs. J. F. Roach, of Peoria, 111.; W. H.
Creighton, of Bellville, Ark.; Mrs. J.
T. McMinn, of Punxsutawney, Pa.; the
Misses Agnes, and Lucy and Luke A.
Creighton, the latter three at home.
She was a taithhful professor of the
Catholic faith all her life, and services
will be held from the local church."
The funeral of this venerable old
lady will take place on Saturday morn
ing at nine o'clock.
' Attention Please.
Having moved into my newly fit
ted up tonsorial parlors on Fourth
street, I desire to announce that I am
now prepared to do either electrio or
hand massageing. Within a few days
I will have a compressed air apparatus
for shampooing. In connection with
the tonsorial work I have newly fitted
up shower and tub bath. Ladies desir
ing shampooing can have the same by
calling and making dates for after
heurs. Special attention will be given
to this work.
Spring Block, Emporium, Pa.
On Wednesday, Aug. 24th a, brown
pocket book evidently on Fourth street
between Maple and Chestnut street.
Finder will kindly return the same to
Mr. J. D. Logan, at the express office
and receive reward.
Increasing in Number.
In this year's report at the State
Convention of the P. O. S. of A.,
which was held at Easton, Pa., the re
port shows that there are now 93,500
members in Pennsylvania, an increase
of 3,010 over last year's report.
Will Return to Emporium.
Mr. and Mrs. William Taylor will
again make their home in Emporium,
in the very near future. Mr. Taylor
has accepted the position as book
keeper for the Emporium Machine
Company, a position which he former
ly held before his removal to Pitts
burg. Mr. Harry Lupoid, the present
incumbent of the office will leave for
new fields of labor in West Virginia.
We welcome both Mr. and Mrs. Taylor
back to Emporium.
Wild Elephants Disturbed His
Who could sleep in an elephant and
rhinoceros trail when a herd of ele
phants was charging about, trum
peting and bellowing? In his illus
trated lecture, "Through Africa with
Roosevelt." J. Alden Loring says it
made his hair stand on end and the
porters climbed trees. Emporium
Opera House, Saturday evening, Sept.
Luncheon and Bridge.
Last Thursday afternoon Mrs. Quy
S. Felt entertained several lady friends
at luncheon at 12:30 o'clock, which
was followed by bridge. A very
pleasant afternoon was spent.
i Homes for two girls, ages eight and
ten years. Inquire of Mrs. I. K.
Hockley, President of Children's Aid
For Sale.
A new §30.00 roll top desk at $20.00.
Apply to W. W. WEIMAN.
Mason Reunion.
DRIFTWOOD, PA., AUG. 31, 1910.
In your issue of Aug. 25th, I notice a
report of the Mason Reunion for 1908
and 1909, as follows.
Report for 1908.
Hauling Water, $4 oo
Postage. Ribbon and Water Barrel, 3 75
$7 75
Expenses for 1909.
Labor and Material, $33 32
Lumber, 20 75
Music 16 80
Badges, 1 70
Printing and Postages, 4 13
Total $76 70
Now let us add the expenses for the
Reunion ofl9lo.
Printing and Postage $5 59
The Reunion of 1908 was held in
Wylie's grove near Tunnel Hill, which
had been fitted up by the railroad shop
men of Renovo, at an expense of sev
eral hunered dollars. Mr. Wylie kind
ly giving the use of the grove gratis.
This grouud could not be secured for
the Reunion of 1909, which necessitat
ed the securing of new grounds which
was done by the committee and offi
cers in charge, and on which we have
a lease for term of years. These
grounds are situated about one mile
east of Sterling Run Station, conven
ient and easy of access from railroad
and township road. Fine shape, good
water and an ideal place for reunions,
pic-nics or camping parties.
The Reunion of 1910 was attended by
many of the Mason descendents their
relatives and friends from near and
far. Some coming from points as far
distant as Atlantic City, N. J., Pitts
burg, Punxsutawney and Port Alle
gany. Pa. All had an enjoyable time
and we look forward to the Reunion of
1911 in anticipation of a greater and a
better reunion than ever.
* Notice W. R. C.
On Thursday, Sept. Bth, Corps No.
89, will hold no meeting, but on that
date will have an all day quilting at
the home of Mrs. Olive Downey. Let
there be a good turn out of members.
Usual custom observed.
Charged by a Lioness.
If you care to know how it feels to
be charged by a lioness gliding along
at the rate of 45 miles an hour, attend
the illustrated lecture at Emporium
Opera House on Saturday, Sept. 10, by
one of the members of the Roosevelt
African Expedition, This and other
thrilling experiences are told.
Visiting Elk County.
Miss Charlotte Spence, the locrl sec
retary of the Sabbath School Associa
tion of Cameron county, has accepted
the position as field worker in the
Sunday Schools of Elk county. Miss
Spence went to Driftwood on Wednes
day morning, where she will goto sev
eral places in lower Elk County to be
gin her work. We wish her success in
the new work.
Returned Home.
Mr. and Mrs. Leon Stout of Colum
bia county returned to their home on
Monday afler a very pleasant visit with
the latter's aunt, Mrs. W. H. Morse of
Cameron. Mr. and Mrs. Stout are just
returning from their wedding tour to
Buflalo and Niagara Falls, and other
places of interest. Mrs. Stout, former
ly Miss Hattie Giberson, spent several
weeks with Cameron relatives last
summer. We Join with their many
friends wishing them a long, prosper
ous and happy life.
New Bank.
We understand the movement on foot
to establish a new bank for the town is
meeting with great success, a number
of capitalists having become deeply in
terested in the enterprise. A portion
of the stock is still available and per
sons intersted may learn full particu
lars by addressing Geo. P. Jones, Em
porium, Pa., who will furnish all infor
mation until organization takes
Baptist Association, Sept. 6 and 7.
Among the speakers will be Leßoy
Stepens, D. D., Secretary of the Edu
cational Board, S. A. Soars, D. D., of
the State Mission Society and S. G.
Neil of the American Baptist Publica
tion Society. All men of note iu the
We are still anxious to hear from
friends who will offer to care for dele
gates through the convention. Please
notify Mrs. C. Jay Goodnough.
Next Sunday the Baptist Church
will resume its regular services,
preaching morning and evening. S.
| S., add C. E., at the regular hours.
Cedar Shingles $4.50 per thousand at
I C.B. Howard & Co's.
TERMS: $2.00 —$1.501N ADVANCE.
First National Bank,
At the close of business, Aug., 31 1910,
When Your House Burns.
Tou have insurance to cover at least a part o 112
your loss. But you can't have your valuable pap
ers insured, and often times they are worth more
to you than all the other contents of your home .
A Safety Deposit Box at this Bank will insure
perfect safety to your valuable papers, insurance
policies, deeds,mortgages, etc., and you alone
will have access to them by an individual key.
Rental |1.50 year cost is much less than your
worry has been.
SI.OO Starts an Account.
Rockwell Block, Emporium, Pa,
Office over A. F. Vogt's Shoe Store
Emporium, Pa 12y
Another Misleading Statement.
So much has been said relative to
the expenses connected with Broad
street paving and so many false reports
issued, or rather circulated, calculated
to deceive the tax-payers, that we pub
lished in the PRESS recently a state
ment of the Borough financial condi
tion on July 16th, 1910, over the signa
ture of Mr. E. D. White, our efficient
and capable Borough Treasurer, who
certainly had the proper data at hand
to verify his statement. The Burgess,
or even any tax-payer could secure the
statement just as readily as THE PRESS.
This report was issued July 16, 1910,
there being of course the August bills
to add to the disbursements, all work
under construction having been com
pleted as ordered or contracted for by
the Borough.
We notice in last week's East Em
porium Independent an open letter
from Burgess Marshall, wherein he in
dulges in some more misrepresenta
tions. In the first place he asks if we
intend to pay the borough expenses
and pave Fourth street from the 1910
tax budget. Our answer: Is the cost
of Broad street paving taken from the
1910 tax? Certainly not—any school
boy should know better! It is the de
sire of, and intention, of the Borough
Council to place all bonds, for improve
ments and the up-building of Empori
um, for a long term of years, at a low
rate of interest. Mr. Burgess again
disputes the genuineness of Mr. White's
statement, issued July 16,1910, over a
month ago, because the figures do not
lie. The tax-payers fully understand
the fact that two-thirds of the cost of
paving Broad Street is repaid by the
abutting property owners into the
Borough treasury. In case Fourth
street, or any portion of it, should be
paved this year, or at any future time,
the tax payers-at-large would be taxed
for one-third the cost.
"What think you, Mr. Tax-payer?"
Are we to continue hauling mud, cind
ers, dirt and other matter to fill up our
roads or crossings, only to repeat the
waste of money year after year? We
are emphatically in favor of paving
every foot of Fourth street from Junc
tion to Iron Bridge, near Woodland
Avenue; to be decided by popular vote
and the Borough bonded for thirty
years, which would cost each tax
payer about two cents on a dollar of
valuation, each year. "What think
you, Mr. Tax-payer."
Wild People That Live on Milk
and Blood.
In the South country of Afrioa there
is a naked race of savages that lives
solely on blood and milk mixed. J.
Alden Loring, one of the naturalists
who accompanied the ex-president,
describes these people and their
habits in bis illustrated lecture
"Through Africa with Roosevelt."
Emporium Opera House, Saturday
evening, Sept. 10.
Youthful Westons.
Last Sunday, four of Emporium's
young hopefuls started for a long walk
which resulted in a jaunt of about fif
teen miles. They started from East
Emporium and tramped the pipe line
to Hunts Rnn; thence to Cameron and
again to Emporium, having made the
trip in a little over four hours. The
walkers were Messrs Fred Metzger,
George Pipor, Riley Murray and Will
Spence. They are contemplating an
other trip in the near future.
NO. 29.