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THE CAMERON COUNTY PRESS.
ESTABLISHED BY C. B. GOULD, MARCH, 1866.
Hon. N. P. Minard, one of our old
est, best known and highly respected
citizens passed to the other side Mon
dav p. ra., in his 88th year. The death
of Judge Minard removes one of our
most well known citizens. We have
always respected deceased and greatly
enjoyed his frequent visits to our san
ctum; in fact we always looked for
ward to his social calls, they always
HON. N. P. MINARD.
covered the early days of this section.
Judge Minard was born in a small
house situated near the Robt. Mc-
Dowell residence, Portage. In those
days that part of Cameron was in M<i-
Kean county. He was for many years,
actively engaged in lumbering and
knew every foot of the river from this
place to Port Deposit; was reliable
authority upon all such matters and
could relate thousands of interesting
yarns. Our readers will remember
the interesting story published in the
PRESS about two years ago, from the
pen of D C. Hayes' brother, relating
what raftsmen contend with in those
Decease was born May 5, 1823. He
leaves a wife and six children to mourn
his death, viz: David, Rutlandt, Vt.;
" Fred and Harry, Clarke, La.; Mrs.
Marie Pierce, Oil City; Moses and
George, who reside here, and twenty
five grand-children and nine great
Judge Minard was of the old school
Democratic stock and served this
county as county treasurer, associate
judee and many township offices. In
early 60's he became a member of the
Emporium Masonic Lodge and his
lodge will convene a Lodge of Sorrow
on Friday at 12:30 and proceed to the
home on the Portage, where the fun
eral services will be held. Interment
in Newton Cemetery.
• # l
JOHN GEENN, another highly respect
ed citizen, died at the family home on
East Allegany Avenue, last Thursday
morning about nine o'clock, after a
lingering illness of several years. The
cause of his neath was stomach trouble,
and during all his illness he has been
most patient, bearing his atlliction
with the fortitude of a true christian.
Deceased was bom in Ireland in 1852
and came to this country and settled
in Emporium in 1869. Mr. Glenu was
twice married, the first wife being Mies
Mary Welsh, a sister of Mr. Jas. J.
Welsh, of this place, who died within
a year of the marriage and is buried at
Corning, N. Y. Later he was united
in marriage to Miss Anna Murray, who
with five children survive the husband
and father. The surviving children
are the Misses Margaret, Nellie and
Jane and Masters Charles and John.
He is also survived by one sister, Mrs.
Margaret Murray, the only remaining
member of the family. Deceased was
for thirty-s<.veu years a faithful em
ployee of the Emporium Tanning Com
pany and for the psst several years
has beeu the tax-collected of Empori
um, having been elect's! to this office
without opposition. He was very
faithful to the trust. The futierr.l took
place on Mouday morning at nine
o'clock from St. .Mark's Catholic
Church and was very largely attended,
the large edifice being nearly filled
with friends and relatives of the de
ceased. High Mass was celebrated,
the ltev. Father Dowuey beitiK Cele
brant. Father Dowuey paid a high
tribute to the life of the departisl In
terne nt was made 111 St. Mark'* Ceme
tery. The i-iskct bearers were Hon.
K. X Hlumle, Messrs. M. T H"gan,
John Welsh, A A, McDonald, R.
Se#er and A. F. Vogt. i'lie C. M. H.
A., of which order deceased was a very
active ineuilier, attended the funeral
iu a body. Mr Iteruard Kgau had
charge of the funeral. Mr*. Kla
itobinsou suit Mr. Thomas t'av aitatiy li,
of St Mary*, were In atteudauue at tile
Dennis V Songer, aged :«I y»»ar»,
died at St. Vlui«Bt'» lltmpital at Kiln
from the elti • t« of typhoid lever tt>4i
Monday morning at three o*> i<jek
Deceased was admitted to the hospital
Feb. 18th. The body was prepared
for burial and was brought to Empori
um, arriving here on trian No. 54 at I
eleven o'clock Monday evening and
was taken to the home of his sister, 1
Mrs. Cl&ra McCool. Deceased is sur- ]
vived by his mother, Mrs. Elizabeth j
Songer of this place and the following
brothers and sisters: Messrs. Bert, >
New Bethlehem, Pa.; George, Kushe
qua, Pa.; Morris, In(linapolis, Ind. |
John, Farmington, N. H.; Fred, Kane; j
and Mrs Anna Clara McCool of this !
place and Mrs Anna Maher of Clarion. :
The funeral took place this (Thursday) i
morning from the home of his sister
and proceeded to St. Mark's Catholic
church, where High Mass was cele- !
brated by the Rev. Father T. B. Dow
ney. Interment was made in St. Mark's '
cemetery. All the brothers and sisters
were present at the funeral except
John, who was unable to get here;
The PRESS extends its sympathy to the
With the Oranges and Palms.
Hon. B. W. Green left on Monday
for Emporia, Fla., to spend several
weeks, visiting with friends and en
joying the oranges, sunshine and look
ing tojhis orange grove,which is one of
the most productive in that region.
King Pedro, no doubt will receive con
siderable attention and J. P. Felt, Dr.
DeLong and Thos. Gallagher will keep
him busy, no doubt. But woe to the
chap who trumps his partners ace
Miss Alice Montgomery, the Judge's
niece, accompanied him as far us Har
risburg, where she will visit Mr. and
Mrs Warren Libe—Mrs. Libe, (nee Miss
Mary Schroff) having visited here
in the past and will be pleasantly re
membered by many of our citizens.
An Hourfor Young People.
An Hour Service will be held in the
Parish House on every Saturday at
four o'clock. The Junior Choir is ex
pected to attend, vest in the Church,
and march over to the Parish House. '
This service will be suitable for young
people and all young people of the
community are cordially invited to at
tend. Every child who attends every
Saturday Lenton Service will receive a
picture of some bible scene or char
Announcement has been made of the
birth of a son to Mr. and Mrs. Williard
Coveney, of Oil City, Pa., on Saturday,
February 25th. Mrs. Coveney was
formerly Miss Mayme McCabe, of this
place. The little youngster has been >
named George Robert. We extend
congratulations to the happy parents.
Last Thursday evening, the Union
Friendly Society enjoyed a sleigh ride
to Howard Siding. Although only
about one-hali of the members were
able to attend yet the evening was a
very enjoyable one. After the return
to Emporium a three course luncheon
was served at the parlors of Seger &
Afternoon at Cards.
Last Friday afternoon, Mrs. Robert
B. Warner entertained several lady
friends at cards at her pleasant home
on West Fourth street. MTB E. E.
Forbes was awarded tlrst prize and
Mrs. Leon R. Felt received the con
solation prize. An elaborate course
dinner was served by the hostess. It
was a very pleasant affair.
A New Druggist.
Mr. Frank Cormery, of Lancaster,
Pa., has accepted the position as drbg
gist at the store of Mr. Geo. C. Tag
gart. Mr. Cormeny is a registered
druggist having graduated from the
New York College of Pharmacy, at j
New York City. He arrived in town j
A Monster Engine.
One of the monster engines built at I
Altoona shops recently arrived in Km- j
poriurr for tixa on the Buffalo division, i
Last Saturday the big engine drew '
seven loaded cars f#om Shippeu to I
Port Allegany, a distance of 19 miles,
in If minutes, doing some, that.
K the party who ailveriurised for a
lost |M>ekut-h<Hik l«l)S| in the Put:—
soiite time ago will call at thi* office we
can give them some information re
garding the same.
Special Hale,*uommeiiclug UII Thurs
day and ooutinulng on Friday ami
Saturday, at which time all embroider
ies and lacea will l»e sold at reduced
price*. 11. A. XAHPM A CO.
Kaperienrod girt want* a place to do
general houati work. Apply at I'ln M'
"Liberty and Union, One and Inseparable." —WEßSTEß.
EMPORIUM, PA.. THURSDAY, MARCH 2,1911.
BISHOP OF ERIE
Many Episcopal Dignitaries Assist
in Full Ritualistic Ceremony
SCRANTON, PA., FEB. 24.— Rev.
Rogers Israel, D. D., for eighteen years
rector of St. Luke's Church, was this
morning 'rst bishop ol the
Protestant Episcopal Diocese of Erie.
The ceremony took place in St. Lube's
Church, where gathered the largest as
semblage of bishops, clergy and lay
men ever within its walls.
Venerable Reginald S. Radcliffe,
Archdeacon ot the Diocese of Erie, was
master of ceremonios in charge of the
arrangements attending the consecra
tion, the first service of the day being
at 7 o'clock aud Rev. Samuel Marquis,
D. D., rector of St. Paul's Pro-Cathed
ral, Detroit, beiug the celebrant. He
was asisted by Rev. W. E. Van Dyke,
of Smethport, Pa., as gospeler; Rev. E.
A. Gerranan, ofTowandaas epistelar
and Rev. Roy I Murray, of St. Luke's,
Scranton, as server.
At 9 o'clock the service of matins was
said, Right Rev. Ethelbert Talbot, D.
D. LL.D., officiating, presiding as bis
hop of the Diocese of Bethlehem. He
was asisted by Rev. W. E. Reilly, D.
D, of Oil City, Pa., and Rev. W. H.
Jones, D. D., of Warren, Pa., both of
the Diocese of Erie; Archdeacon D.
Webster Coxe, rector of St. James,
New Milford, Pa„ and Rev. S. Perry,
D. D., of Newcastle, Pa.
LAY MEMBERS HAVE PAKT.
The high celebration of the Holy
Eucharist and the consecration of
Bishop-elect Rogers Israel followed at
10:30 o'clock. The procession of the
bishops and clergy in full vestments
included alsa the lay members of the
standing commitees of both the Bethle
hem and Erie Dioceses. These were:—
Erie Diocese —Major Reynolds, of
Erie; Colonel E. V. Scidon, of Oil City;
Joseph Kaye, of Emporium; H. K. Gre
gory, of Newcastle; treasurer of the
diocese, Turner W. Shacklett; chancel
lor, A. R. Osborne and Josiah Howard,
Bethlehem Diocese--Major Everett
Warren, of Scranton; Edward G. Mer
cur, of Towanda; Guy E. Farquhar, of
Pottsville; A. N. Cleaver, of Wilkes-
Barre, and J. N. Welch, of Honesdale.
Rev. Martin Aigner, of Franklin Pa.,
and Rev. Horace E. Hayden, of St.
Stephen's, Wilkes-Barre, were the at
tending presbyters to the bishop-elect.
The Litany of the service was sung
by Rev. Dr. G. H. Sterling, of South
Bethlehem. Right Rev. Cortlandt
Whitehead, S. T. D., Bishop of Pitts
burg, was the consecrating bishop, the
co-consecrators being Bishop Talbot
and Bishop Boyd Vincent, of Southern
Ohio. Bishop R. Seldon Lloyd, presi
dent of the Board of Missions, preach
ed the sermon of the day.
The presiding bishops were Right
Rev. Charles Tyler Olmstead, D. D., of
Central New York, and Right Rev.
James Henry Darlington, D. D., ofHar
risburg. Rev. F. T. Cady, of Port Al-'
legheuy, Pa., secretary of the diocese
of Erie read the certificate of election;
the canoncial testimonial was read by
Josiah Howard; the certificate or ordi
nation by Rev. E. E. Maderia, of Titus
ville, Pa.; the consent of the Standing
Committee by Rev. W. S. Jones, 1). I>.,
rector of St. Paul's, Erie, and the con
sent of the bishops by Bishop Olmstead.
Following the consecration the visit
ing bishops, clergy and laymen were
entertained in the parish bouse. This
e.eniug the people of Scranton tender,
ed a farewell reception to Bishop
Israel, who leaves to-morrow morning
(>ne of the quests of honor of the ser
vice was Right Rev. Francis llodur, I>
I)., bishop of the Polish National Cath
olic Church, who attended with his
chaplin and during the service was
given a place of unusual honor for a
prelate of another church.
The newly-created diocese of Erie
was erect»*l out of territory which com
prised practically the northern half ot
the diocese of Pittsburg. It included
the counties of Erie, Crawford, War
ren, McKtuin, Mercer, Lawrence,
Venango, Forest, Elk, Cameron, flar
ion, Jefferson and Clearfield
W KI.l. KNOWN < Ht'K< IIMAN,
lilshop Israel is well known to church
people throughout the country for the
active part he ha* taken iu the work of
the general coiiveutiou of the Episcopal
Church, lie wan born iu Baltimore,
September 14, l&M, and twine* of an
lie wa educated by private tuitor*
and aft«r »peiiding live years In busl
iiexs entered I lick instill College, front
which he received the degree of A. 11.,
iu IWI, win u he entered the ministry
of the Methodist Church and was ap"
pointed to the charge of Tabernacle
Methodist Church at Norfolk, Va.
; Three years later he joined the Epls-
I copal Church, to the minisrry of which
: he was ordained by Bishop Whitehead
' in 1886.
He soon became one of the most act
ive and prominent clergymen of the
I diocese of Pittsburg and was rewarded
| with many positions of honor and
i trust. He was elected a member of
the Standing Committee of the diocese
and a deputy to successive general
After a most successful directorate of
more than seven years in Christ
Church, Meadville, Pa., he was unani
mously called to the rectorship of St.
Luke's, Scranton, in 1992.
Cards were received in Empori
, um yesterday from Mrs. Charles
| Melvin Thomas announcing the
marriage of her daughter Nelle
Blanche to Mr. Hubert Andrew
| Brady, on Tuesday, Feb. 28th, at
: West Pittson, Pa. The wedding
j was a surprise to the very many
I friends of, the popular young couple
at this place. The bride is the
second daughter of Mrs. Charles
M. Thomas, while the groom is
the eldest son of Mr. Andrew
Brady. Both are popular members
of our younger set and highly re
spected. The PRESS wishes them
much happiness. Mr. and Mrs.
Brady will be at home to their
friends after March 15th, at Em
porium. They will be welcomed
The remodeling of Emporium
Furnace, making it now equal if
not superior to any plant in the
country, is rapidly nearing com
pletion and it is the desire of Mr.
Andrew Brady to light the lires
this month if possible.
Col. Brady, who has personally
I rebuilt the plant at a cost nearing
the 6100,000 mark, is certainly to
be commanded. His reputation as
an Iron Master is one of the best
in the land and we hope his fond
est expectations may be realized.
The brick crew under Chas. A.
Bell, of Lebanon, who bricked the
original plant, is rushing the re
lining, having a large crew of ex
pert men at work.
When the new whistle, the large
one that used to be on Howard &
Go's mill, toots the glad tidings,
we should all give the master
mind, Col. Andrew Brady, a
Miss Myrtle Kautz, daughter of
Mrs. A. E. Gross, of this place,
and Mr. George Kester, of Buffalo,
N. Y., were quietly married at
Niagara Falls last Thursday, Feb.
23rd. Mrs. Kester, having spent
her entire life in Emporium, has
many friends. She is an ideal
' young lady of many sterling quali- !
ties. Mr. Kester is in the employ
of the P. R. R. Company and is an I
ambitious young man, being em- !
ployed as a tireman and making a
run between Buffalo and Empori- i
um. We have not learned which ;
end of the trip the happy couple !
will make their home, but we hope I
that they will reside in Emporium, j
The PKESS joins with their many (
friends in extending best wishes.
The executive committee of i
Board of Trade met at Club Rooms
last evening, with Judge Laßar,
president and C. Jay Gooduough,
secretary in attendance. Import
ant matters are receiving attention
and the public will receive timely :
and due notice, as soon as practi- J
Mr. A. C. Blum, who recently i
returned home from Chicago, suf- j
fering from an attack of grip and
heart trouble, is now slowly im
proving. He passed a very rest
less night last night, but this 1
morning we are pleased to state
hi* condition shows improvement.
Mrs. Joseph Hurnett entertain
ed several lady friends at an after
noon tea party at her pleasant
home on West Sixth street, oil
Wed nam lay, at four o'cloek. A
unique *pread was served and the
ladies had an enjoyable time.
Huuiiik tor Neitt.
lurm* I, ml room*, >III||III or en suit*
.Mr*. Neili J. IlitukftI, over Ks»t Km
porllllU Pool outre, lit n
Announced at Last.
Invitatious are issued for the i
marriage of our townsman, Mr. j
George A. Walker, secretary and '
J treasurer of the Mt. Hope Coal and j
; Coke Co., to Miss Frances Fisher !
| Cordie of Titusville, the ceremony '
to take place on March loth. The
bride has visited her. several times
j while her brother, C. H. Cordie,
j was located in Emporium, when
| she was guest of Mr. and Mrs.
j Fred Seger. The groom, who
| has resided here since childhood,
and identified with several in 1
I dustries, and a good business man
| and gentleman. The PRESS and his I
! many friends congratulate Mr. i
; \\ alker in capturing such an excel
' lent lady and feel like extending
I the glad hand to the fair ladv who
1 caused the arrow to strike the'bull's
I eye just as George was gradually
j nearing the danger line. May
I their future be full of happiness
j and one long continued honey
moon, is the wish of the PRESS. i
Then and Now.
Forty-three years ago Tuesday our
venerable friend, M. Blodget, of Sinna- I
mahoning, wrote from his camp, then '
located at Camp de Beck, Clearfield .
county, nine miles from Curwensville ,
The weather in those days was severe, ■
as will be seen from the following ex
tract from Mr. Blodgett's letter: "The
weather is very cold and has been all
winter; snow is only three feet and five
inches deep now and still snowing!
very fast." Weather prophet A. E. j
Gross can now compare his records I
and give the cause of less snow at '
Last Monday evening the Misses I
Elsie and Hilda Kueline, entertained a I
small party of friends at a linen show- '
er, at their pleasant home on Fourth
street, in honor of Miss Elizabeth |
Crandell. Miss Crandell was the reci- j
pient of many beautiful pieces of linen, j
Progressive hearts were played in
which Miss Helen Smutz and Mr. Ed- i
win B. McKee were awarded first I
prizes and Miss Eathel Turley and Mr
I W. S Sterner captured the consolation j
prizes. A delicious luncheon was j
served. Those present besides the
above mentioned guests were Misses i
Margaret Crandell, Julia Bair j
and Edna Clark and Messrs. Max F. j
Balcom, Arthur R. Catlin, Allan S. !
j Randolph, Richard Kuehne, Dawson I
i Wright and Carl W. Swanson.
Returns From City.
Mr. R. Kuehne, the ever active j
j Fouth street merchant,"returned from I
| New York city, Philadelphia and Buf- -
falo last Monday, where he made many j
excellent bargains, all of which he will
offer his trade. His large advertise- j
ment in this issue is a fore-runner ofj
what his patrons may expect--the lat- !
est in dry goods, silks, ladies' wear, I
etc. Mr. Kuehne's long experience j
admirably fits him for the difficult task
of selecting what will suit his custom- j
ers' taste; as well as their pocket books. .
His large establishment is very at- j
tractive Call and see his beautiful |
Miss Pearl Millin, with the assist i
ance of Mrs.Geo. P. Jones, entertained I
the members of the Junior Class ofj
Shippen High School at the home of i
the latter laßt Thursday evening. A 1
very elaborate three course luncheon : 1
was served. Miss Millin proved her- j
self a most delightful hostess. Those,'
present were the Misses Belle Uray, 1 '
1-iena Kinsler, Ixma Zwald, and Bessie ' (
Van Wert. '
A Meeting for Men Only. ' I
A meeting for men ouly will be held <
in the Parish House on Sunday after- , 1
noon at four o'clock. This meeting j '
will Be a free service. It will consist <
of a scripture lesson, prayers, hymns, t
and an address by the Rector on the <
theuie, "The Possibility of Living |
Aright Anywhere. All men are iuvit- j
ed to attend. I
!>r. (!, A. Barron, of Williamsport,
will be ut the City Hotel, Emporium, | *
on Tuesday, March 7th. Consultation '
iu the hotel parlor. Diseases of ear, '
eyv, nose and throat. 1
We desire to thank our friends and ■
neighbors and the C M. B. A., for their i
kludneK* shown to us during the loug ,
111 n ess ami at the time of the death of
our husband and fatner.
MK.->. ANNA GI I NN ANU FAMILY.
Wittier Goods. r
The cutire winter stock of got ds will
be aold at a urn it re 1 ' '|ou of ami i
of regular price. ]
TL. A. ZAKPS A Co. I
TKRMS: $2.00 — $1.501N' ADVANCE.
First National Bank,
At the close of business, March 1, 1911
A BANK ACCOUNT GROWS.
Start an account to-dav; strengthen it each
I month by a few added dollars; these will be
I moistened with a showet- if interest, and your
; account will grow to be a sturdy plant of more
| value and lasting qualities than any plant the
, horticulturist ever grew. It means dollars to
your credit for somt? golden opportunity.
SI.OO Starts an Account.
30 INTEREST PAID ON SAVINO HOOK
° D§POSIT TS AND CERT| P'CATES OP
DR. LEON RKX FKI.T,
Rockwell Block, Emporium, Pa.
DR. H. W. MITCHELL,
Office over A. F. Vogt'B Slice Store
Emporium, Pa 12y
| POLITICAL ANNOUNCEMENTS
| All Announcements under this head must be
signed by the candidate and paid in advance to
Kor County Treasurer,
E. H. GREGORY,
1 „.. . . , Eihporium, Pa.
Subject to the decision of the Republican
1 voters at the Primary Electiou.
J. A. FISHER, Emporium, Pa.'
Subject to the decision of the Republican elect
ors at the Primary Election.
JOHN McDONALD, Driftwood, Pa.
J Subjecct to the decision of the Republican elec
-1 tors at the Primary Election.
Kor County Commissioner
I O. B. TANNER, Gibson Township.
I Subject to the decision of the Republican
1 voters at the Primary Election. P. O. Address
J JOHN W. LEWIS, Siippen Township.
P. O. Address:-Emporium, Pa, R. F. D .
I Subject to the decision of the Republican elect
I ors at the Primary Electiou.
S. P. KREIDER, Driftwood, Pa.
! Subject to the decision of the Republican elec
j tors at the Primary Election.
J. A. DICE,
j o u- . p. O. Address, Sterling Run, Pa.
I Subject to the decision o! the Republican elec-
I tors at the Primary Election.
ANSON O. SWARTWOOD, Emporium, Pa.
I Subject to the decision of the Republican elect
ors at the Primary Election.
1 JAMES W. WYKOPF, Gibson Township,
j Subject to the decision of the Republican elect
ors at the Primary Electiou. P. O. Add ess
1 Sinnamahoning, Pa.
JOHN D. SWOPK, Emporium, Pa.
1 Subject to the decisiou of the Republican elect-
J ors at the Primary election.
| W. M. CARTER,
| P. O. Address, Emporium, Pa., R. P. D.
I Subject to the decision of the Republican elec-
I tors at the Primary Election.
For ANHoeiate Jiiilxe
i GEO. J. LABAR, Emporium, Pa.
| Subject to the decision of the Republican elee
' tors at the Primary Election.
1 JO6EPI! S I'RAiCH, ol aluppeu Twp.
! Subject to (he decision of the Republican
j electors, at me Primary Election.
I P. O. Address, Emporium, Pa.
j BURTON HOUSLER,
Subject to the decision of the Republican elec
tors at the Primary Election.
Washington's Birthday Party.
Mr. ;:i.d Mr*. J. Holley Bi.lrd «112 So .
namahoning, entertained about thirty
five guests at a perty in honor of
Washington's Birthday. The evening
wan pleasantly upont in contests suita
ble for the occasion, which was follow
ed by a bountiful repast. AH the
rooms were tastefully decorated. Mr
Bairtl acted as toastnaster and the fol
lowing responded to toasts: Mr. Chas.
Council,"The Ladles"; Mrs. Ilaskins,
"The Gentlemen;" Mrs. .Van Fulton,
"Martha Washington;" l)r. O. W.
dray, "George Washington;" Mr, A.
W. Phillips gave the personalties of
each guest present. It was indeed a
pleasant evening and Mr. and Mrs
Baird proved themselves very able en
Miss Irene Webster very pleasantly
entertained a party of friend < at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. K. Mean Floyd,
last Monday evening. The evening
was spent in playing progressive
hearts Harry Ka.ft was the recipient
of the tirst prize and William Howard,
Jr., captured the consolation prue,
At the conclusion of the games elegant
refreshments were served Those pres
ent were: Mi»sc« Marguerite Williams,
lielle I'amplx 11, t'.irolyu .M>>ore,Gludy«
l.loyu, JcMsie Moran, Ina Hopple, Car
rie Baker, Florence Lingle, Mtmrs.
William Howard, J. Harry Hogan
Koy Swsn.oii, liordau Vogt, Gordon
Mi Houough, Joe McNarusy, Harry
Kralt end Earl MclMiugall.