The Fulton County news. (McConnellsburg, Pa.) 1899-current, October 12, 1899, Image 1
C0ttttt if HI El 4tl VI MCCONNELLSBURG, FA., OCTOBER 12, 1899. Slume 1. , - -J- - - - 1 a mm r. I.OX(J. subscriber to Tiik I'Vlton TY Nhwh pots each week (j-todale newspaper, eight fifty-six columns, twelve inches, of livo printed sr, equal to nu octavo book irly two bund. od and fifty t; and it costs you but one fa year, or less than two a week. Think of getting a book for two cents! and yet are getting its equivalent week in the News. If the ins of reading matter found !News for- one year were 1 end-to-end, you would have ,hg lucking only a few feet lilo in length, or an equivi f a library of over fifty vol i Don't wait auother day, lata dollar bill iu an euve- llnth your name and post of Idress, mail it to us, and hd your family will be hap iding the News for a whole Do it to-day. MOKli KIM) WORDS. Full of News. Fulton County Nkws l.s this jf a new journal published lit inellulmrjr, this State, uihUt the jvmcnt of Kditor H. V. lVck, lly of tlii Fulton Democrat. The Is eight (lajjes, full of newa uml iiited and has all appearance jniing a Hiieccssful venture fur fader; The Itch gladly receives gWS and extends best wishes. jastle Press. J' i uiini run. FuM'on County Nkws, a new recently started in McCon- rg ty' Kditor ?. W. Peek, for owner of the Fulton Democrat, en received at tills olllee. It is j column, right page paiKT.brim excellent reading matter, well I, and we congratulate brother ivishlnir that he ''may live long onner." Democratic News. I'M All Wants. w face has made its appearance exchange desk this week, yclept Fulton County Nkws," pub kt McConnellsburjf, Pa. Tlic r name of 15. W. Peck, former of tbe Democrat, appears at the 'whih is Kiillicient guarantee e child will be nurtured, eultur tratned ho as to make its in ; fety in even the remote sections lome county. In its seven-eol-arfco form it bids fair to It 11 all dot (Only as a local news gath fat as a business medium. Sem ly Kews. I MRS. VAILANCU. ! I ?Iiu y A. Vallanee, wife of Mr. Valhince whose farm and home g tfie turnpike about a half mile I Harrisouville, died on hist 1110111 ing. lit twenty years ago a cancer ta appearance on her tongue. Incer was burned out by Dr. jaiid she seemed exempt from vjther trouble In this direction; 11 lut. t li ree y ea rs ago ea ncer a ga i a JU ippeariinee, this time in her U.atid, for many months she had i intense sulTerer. Everything filno.Ior her relief, but the malady it beyond the reach of medical ras a lady of estimable ehar lavlug lH.vn f,. muny yvilVH lln jiry mcmbci: of the Asbury M. ffh tit Crecnhill. r JeiuitliiH were laid in the cemi Ol thAt church on Sunday, ser- pniiicted by her pastor, Hev. jililglies. Desides her lnw jlne'yen children mirvlvo her: vidinda Fisher, near Ilunting- raj Annie Smith, Harrlsburg; ' laljuda Sipes, near Harrlson I Ifr Susie Sliaw, near Hustou ;4'itima, in Virginia, und John Tho children were all ut rilher's funeral but Mrs. Smith bima. Mrs. Vullance was aged I'll '"ml" arm ,) nays. h r. .i i - . $ale ri:(;isti.r. . ursdav. Oct.nliKi- on i mid t i alidad will sell ut his residence lOjMliind Sipes farm '1 miles f arrisonvllle, horses, cattle, implements, household goods, IT" Jul jilt o! IOUS NOTKS. of the M F, church In this HIS occutiiixl luut U.....1 liiiv Uwi Chambers, t)f Dig fW-vy, und theeventnur bv Kev 5 iliildwln. of Clellrllwld l'..v I , ... isniijiiiii, 4 a, lflin the Presbyterian church ud evening and at C.reenhill I'llOOll COURT pkoci:i.I)1N(;s. Octohcr Term, IS!)!). The first it ml linal account of II. l' Palsgrove, administrator of the estate of Edward Crawford, late of Taylor township, deceased, approved and S. W. Kirk, Ksi., appointed auditor to report a distribution. The (list und final (separate) ac count of Mrs. Lizzie Knouse, one of the executors of Henry Oyler, late of Tod township, deceased, conlirmed. The account of Mason Ilarton, ex ecutor of Charlotte Darton, late of Irtish Creek township, confirmed. The civil ease of Daniel KnaulT vs. Howe Mellott was settled by the parties and did not come before the court. In the rase of .lunette Lund Company vs. Dennett W. Peck the Court direct ed the jury to return a verdict for the plaintiff for three hundred und eiglity tlve dollars and thirty-five cents. On motion of uttorneys for defendant the Court grunted permission for u new trial. The case of James C. McKee vs. Moses Dielil, wus discontinued. The case of Samuel A. Nesbit vs. .T. Walker Johnston was settled by the parties. The Ayr township road-plow suit eame up and a jury was empaneled, but the Court sustained a mot ion by tlie defendant for a compulsory non suit. Commonwealth vs. A. V. Funk, charged with shooting trespassers in melon patch. Jury found him guilty, and Court sentenced him to pay a line of one dollar and costs of prosecution. Same vs. Charles Snider. Charge f. and b. Not a true bill. Uellc Webb to pay costs. Same vs. W. T. Fohner. Larceny und receiving stolen goods, on outh of Willi am Mellott. True bill. Process awarded for defendant. Same vs. Horace Cook. Charge of f. and b. on oath of Mary (iulluhcr. Nolle pros. Same vs. John II. Peck. Selling liquor withoutlieenscund glvinglirpuor to minors, on oath of Joseph L. llieh ards. True bill. Sentence suspended in this case; but there is another charge made by same informantthat of sell ing liquor on Sunduy und giving it to minors. The defendant plead guilty and the Court sentenced him to pay a line of one dollar and ull costs of pros ecution and undergo on imprisonment In the county jail for twenty days. Same vs. Jos. Vants and Frederick Davis charged with larceny und re ceiving stolen goods, on outh of John U. Curbaugh. True bill. Jos. Vat'.ts plead euilty. Court sentenced him to pay a line of one dollar arid all costs of prosecution and undergo an impris onment in the county jail for a period of three months, and to restore the properly stolen if not already done, or pay the value thereof. Nolle pros, entered as to Davis. Same vs. HurtmanTruax and Martin V. Mellott, charged with larceny and receiving stolen goods on oath of D. A. Gillls. Not u true bill, and county to pay costs. " Same vs. Win. S. Fohner charged witli larceny and receiving stolen goods on oath of William Mellott. True bill. Process awarded for defendant. Petition of Win. S. C'levenger, over seer of poor of McConnellsburg Poor district for leave to enter an appeal from an order of approval of the bill of Samuel and John Render, presented and rule granted to show cause why an appeal should not bo taken. Oeorge H. Daniels, F.sp., appeared uthuruud waived issuing and service of rule. Same vs. S. Logan Dlshong. Charge f. und b. Defendant discharged under insolvent laws Inventory und iippraisnient list of personal estate set apart to widow of Dr. W. F. Trout, deceased, approved unless exceptions be tiled within twen ty days. Same vs. Clem Pennel. Charge (1) Assault und battery, (2) aggravated assault und buttery, (3) shooting with intent to kill, (4) wuntonly pointing a revolver, und (5) carrying concealed weapons, on oath of Wm. C. Ileatty. True bill ns to ull tho counts. Sinne duy process uwurded for defendant. Court eonllrmed sale of real estate of Joseph II. Swope, lato of Licking Creek township, deceased, to Samson II. Mellott. Isaiah Lehman, Fsq., appointed guardian of (leorglcttu und Hstella Florence Lashley, minor children of Wm. 1'. Lashley und wife. Pond In the sum of one hundred dollurs. Mr. Lehman wus also appointed guard lun of Lillio KUen Lashley, a minor under fourteen years of age. Bond $')0. M. H. ShufTner, Esq., was appointed to audit tho accounts Ac., of the Pro thonotary Register & Recorder and Clerk of the several courts. Report of views on county bridge at Weaver's fording in Thompson town ship, and over Hrush creek near Crys tal Springs were confirmed nl. si; the grand jury recommended a bridge In both cases, und tho judges approved their recommendation. Petition of Hon. John M. Fore as signee of Robt. A. McDonald for rati fication .of certain real estate to Ron. D. H. Patterson, was presented and sale eonllrmed. In re The Middle-States Loan Dulld- ing und Construction Co.. of Ilagers town, Mil., vs. Josiah V. Deavor and Miiry !. Deavor, leave was granted plaint ills to open judgment, amend sci. fa. and u rule ordered for defend ants to file ullldavit of defense within thirty days. Petition of Cramer Iternhard grant ed for inquest on estate of Isaac Hern hard deceased; ulso to May S. Red ford on real estate of Joseph II. Swope, deceased. Judgment directed to be entered against T. Speer Dickson, deft., und in favor of W. Scott Alexander for 72.NO with interest from Oct. 4. 1H!I1. II. II. Strait appointed guardian of Howard Swope minor child of Joseph II. Swope, deceased. Rond 7."i.(M) and of Austin (!. Swope minor above age of 14 years. List of personal property set apart to children of Jacob Daniels, late of Licking Creek township, deceased, ap proved, unless exceptions be filed with in twenty days. Inventory and appraisement of real estate set apart to widow of John Sny der, late of McConnollsburs;, approv ed and ordered to be recorded unless exceptions be Hied within twenty days. Return of sale of real estate of Peter Fix, lute of Ayr township, de ceased, approved by the Court. John P. Fisher of Rethel township, appointed guardian of the estate of minor son under fourteen years of age, of George M. Myers. Rond $120. Wiih. w's appraisement in estate of Henry T. Mellott, deceased, approved and same ordered to be recorded un less exceptions be filed within twenty days. Widow's appraisement in estate of George Summers, deceased, und or dered to be recorded unless exceptions be tiled within twenty days. On petition of John P. Sipes, F.sq., administrator of Naomi Freeman de ceased, he was permitted to pay Into court the sum of ifS".K", and upon the payment of sumo be discharged as ad ministrator. Sheriff Daniel Sheet acknowledged his deed poll to Hon. George W. Skin ner for four tracts of land in Thomp son township sold as the property of W. II. Pittman, for 2:0.M); also, to Dr. D. A. Rill for tract of land in Dublin township, sold ut the property of George W. Parsons ns the suit of W. IT. Nelson. Consideration, .'ll."i. Order granted on petition of F.lizu belh M. MclObbin to the Rrul Kstate Trust Company of Philadelphia for payment of money lor education of John W. McKibbin, son of Alex Me Kibbin. Permission granted to S. O. Fraker, guardian of Hurry W. Welch for per mission to pay Laura 1!. Welch the sum of $Ko,oa a year for support of sa id ward. SOLOMON SI.AUGII T l. R . Solomon Slaughter, the well known old colored man was found dead in his bed on Wednesday morning. Re hud been on the street apparently in his usual health the day before. Sol had for many years driven the bus for Lashley and later for Rixon. He seemed to like the job and kept ut it until he became too .weuk and old to continue the work. As tile bus was going along Spring street the day be fore lie died, Sol stopped and looked at it till it passed him. The writer re marked to Jeff that Sol was thinking of his old driving days. His steady look of interest seemed to talk, but said nothing. That night Sol was at his long home. Re wus born in Virginia und was u slave until the war. Re escaped to the North during the war and for many years resided in McConnellsburg. From lHHil to the date of his death he resided ill Everett. lie was a quiet, well-behaved citizen against whom no harm has ever been charged. Poor old Sol! Farewell. Everett Press. Wm. L. Moseby, on the 2d Inst., sold thirty-one head of fat cattle, ull reared on his own farm in Wells Val ley, to Drought Rrothcrs of I"vlstown, Pu. In addition to these, enough more were purchased from other Wells Vul ley farmers to make out a large drove. Tills shows up for the the enterprising farmers of that splendid little valley. Mr. and Mrs. Georgo R. .May cele brated the twenty-fifth anniversary of their wedding ut their homo In Everett, on Saturday evening, September 30, About one hundred guests were present. Mr. and Mrs. May were the recipients of muny handsome und val uable presents, gentle reminders of the esteem iu which they are held by their many friends and neighbors. Mr. May Is a native of Whips Cove, but has been, for more than u quarter of a century, one of Everett's leading clti- Our friend Charlie Fore, ut Knobs ville, Is proving himself to bo a very successful ugent for the White sewing machine. What funny people tho world cou tulns. Tlicro is u man who said re cently that every time ho got on u ferry bout It made him cross. Wliui an unhuppy disposltiou he must have. RUCKING RRONCHOS. Daniel W. Cromer, of Fort Lit tleton aud Max Sheets, of McCon nellsburg, are spending their odd hours iu reducing to subjection wild, untamed bucking bronchos that they obtained from a drove a few days ago, at Faunettsburg. It will likely be a triumph of mind over no matter. Mr. Cromer purchased two and Max one of the animals with minds of their own. We have no rexrt from Fort Littleton up to date, but if Mr. Cromer's experience tallies with Max's it is highly probable by this lime that he regrets that he attended the Fannettsburg broncho sale. Everybody knows that Max Sheets delights iu run ning up against a high-mettled and obstreperous piece of horse flesh, but he is more than pleased with his recent purchase, which was never before restrained by even a halter. For days he has been trying theciviliztngiufluoneo of guy aud stay ropes and halters, ropes to keep him from going up, and ropes to keep him from coming down, and st ill more ropes to keep him within the bounds of an acre lot. On Monday lie took neatly a score of colored men, who had previously bidden an af fectionate adieu to their families, out to a Held to assist them in the turning process, and our inform ant tells us '"it rained niggers for about five minutes," after an un successful Wild West perform ance. The broncho's movements are so mercurial that one can scarcely get a snap shot with a ride. Till' KVl-RF.TT REPUBLICAN. The Everett Republican, which last week of all others failed to reach us by mail, appears giv atly changed in typographical appear ance and make-up and a change iu management. C. S. Clark, a former I Jed ford county boy, but more recently connected with a prominent newspaper iu Wiscon sin, takes charge of its editorial columns, iu connection with its founder, John C. Chamberlain. 1 1 i s now pu bl i si tod by Tl to 1 lv nib lican Printing Company. Doth Mr. Clark and Mr. Chamberlain are married to tho daughters f the kite lamented anil ti'leutedCol. John M. Bowman, under whoso tutelage they have evidently ac quired "the nose for news," aud tins development of other faculties essential to livo journalism. In looking over the columns of The Republican we find much to ad mire and little to condemn. It is as full of interesting, newsy mat ter as an egg is full of moat, and its advertising department exhib its a desire on tho part of the Company to present the state ments of the business men of Ev erett to the public in the most at tractive and artistic manner. We have watched with admiration tho growth of The Republican from its birth, nearly seven years ago, and noted with pleasure each suc ceodiug substantial improvement as this late one certaiuly is. It is now an eight-page paper. Wo wish the firm tho success their enterprise so justly merits. Amos Plossingor, of Del fast township, intends removing to tho old homo place in Brush Creek township, near Locust CI rove, now occupied by his father, Jacob Pies singer. His sou, Harry, residing at Locust Grove, will move on to his father's farm. Sauner Ray's house, near Big Cove Tannery, is Hearing comple tion. Sauner will have every thing handy, as ho is close, to church, school house and all things necessary for his moral aud phys ical welfare, Wo will tell why ho is getting his house in order at tho proper time. Loguo lless, of Old Belfast, has just completed a handsome resi dence that is very commodious and nicely locati 'd. When we vis ited him he was having it painted by an artist of much ability and taste. Even tho lloor got a coat of paint. But that is another story. now thi:y plastfri d. Ileu Franklin or Solomon or somebody else once said "Econo my is wealth," and no people so well appreciated the t ruth of that maxim so much as did the early settlers iu this county. If the people of the present day were to in alee as much money as they do, and spend as little as their worthy ancestors did, no poor tax would have to be paid, and printers woul 1 not got rich print ing sheriff side bills. Alex Patterson, of Ayr town ship lives on the "old Patterson farm" iu tho Cove. Part of the dwelling house iu which he lives was built perhaps a century and a half ago. Alex, iu making some repairs to the kitchen, removed some of the plastering, aud was struck by the method used to plaster walls iu those early days. They did not use plastering lath as is done now, requiring nails to fasten them. 0, no! They just made a lot of locust pins about two inches long and between a quarter and a half an inch square and sharpened the ends. Then with it hammer with a sharp beak and a poll they struck the logs I with the beak making a hole inlo j which they drove the pin allowing j it to stick out something more than an inch. The wall was just driven full of these pins which served to hold the plaster instead of lath as now used. So well did they answer the purpose that much of tho plastering of the room, done so many years ago, was iu as good condition an when first put on save ordinary wear. Jacob L. Hess, of Belfast town ship, is an authority on 'conns. Iu fact, when Mr. lless starts out on their trail, tho 'coons, like Davy Crocket's, generally come down. He invites tho McConnellsburg hunters of these nocturnal ani mals to call down that way aud enjoy some sport. David Harr is making some ex tensive improvements to and around his residence in Belfast township, such as weather-boarding, lie ha.-; it pleasant location. Levi Keel'er, who left Ayr township last spring to try his fortunes in Belfast, recently pur chased the entire stock and farm ing outfit of Elmer Johnston, and last Thursday moved back and took charge of the farm lately owned by Mr. Johustou. We are glad to note the chango of Mr. Keefer, aud wish him success. He served very efficiently several years on the Ayr township school board, and has iu other ways made his usefulness felt to tho citizens of the township. J. Elmer Johustou, who recent ly sold his farm in Ayr township to his brother Findlay, and also disposed of his personal proper ty, left the Cove Tuesday with his family to make their home in Al via, Iowa. Mr. Johustou and his family carry with them to their new homo tho best wishes of their mauy friends here. S. S. Hanu, of Ayr township, has recently had his pension in creased from twelve to fourteen dollars a month. Jetf Harris has moved into his new home tho Myers property which ho recently purchased in Ayr township. Lumber is on the ground for tho erection of a haudsome new front porch to the Fulton House. Tho Messrs Linn will do the work. Tho Court last week designated two hundred and twelve as the number of sober, intelligent, and judicious jurors to be selected from tho whole qualified electors of the county at large to serve as jurors iu tho several courts of Fulton county during tho year l'JOO- This duty was performed on Wednesday of last week by Jury Commissioners, S. II. llock ensnuth and David Rotz. i'LRSONAL. Mas. R. At'STI.V, of Suluvia. spent the past week vlsitiii;? friends in town. Mas. Sau.ii: M. Cook, of Webster Mills, lias been in illhealth for several days. Rkv. R. II. Hix-ivr.n, of Perryvllle, Md., spent a day or two In town this week. Ai.iiftiT II. Wir.srN, of Pittsburg, Is spending u few days in Met 'onnelis burg. Mas. F.kvin H. Fisnr.a, of Ocm, spent part of last week among friends iu town. Stki'IIKN Kr.nrr:its, of Hustontown, was a business visitor to the county seat Monday. E. M. OlxviN nnd mother, ol Dub lin township, visited friends in Red ford county last week. UkokokC. SCOTT and S. C. Dick son of this place were in attendance ut the Red ford Fair last week. Ma. and Mas. Onouciii W. Cooriat, have left Ilugcrstowii und gone to Milton, Pu., where he has bought a hotel. .Ik.uu Rootii, of Dublin Mills, spent last Saturday and Sunday with the family of his father, John Rooth, in Todd township. Miss Lh.i.ian Nohuk who left this county two weeks ago is dangerously ill with typhoid fever at her brother's home in M issnuri. Mil. AN'1.1 MliS. .IiHIN'OTT and Mr. and Mrs John Itoolli, all of this vi cinity, visited friends in Everett the lirst part of the week . Miss Cap.imi; Fii.i.hs, of Mt. Union, wlio has been visiting friends tit Fort Littleton, returned to former place on Wednesday of last week. J. II. Kantk, the inventive genius and blacksmith, of Rustonti n, drop ped into Ti:i: Nkws olllee on business for a few moments on Tuesday. CiKOUOIC SLOAN, of lilllTdlo, N. Y., gave his many friends here a pleasant surprise Monday by dropping in among them for u few iluys' visit. .1. C. Rol.l.lNsllKAl, of Licking Creek township, was in town Satur day. Re has bought a line farm near Upton. Franklin county, and w ill move upon it next April. Rkv. axi Mks. A. R. Garland, of Purcell, Bedford county, spent a few days during the past week visiting Mrs. Garland's sister, Mrs. M. A. Kelley, of this place. Rkv. H. M. Asa, pastor of the M. E. church of MeCounollsburg, is vis iting the family of his son, Rev. II. IC. Ash, in New Rloomsticld, says the I'erry County Freeman. DaniklR. Mku.ott, of Ayr town ship, wlio has been sutiei ing during the past ten days from a severe uttuck of pleurisy is, we are isnl to s:iy, able to be down stairs iigain. Rl'.V. R. F. McCi.ai.V who occupied the pulpit of the Presbyterian church at this place during the latter part of the seventies, has recently accepted a call to tlie Presbyterian church ut Dauphin, Pa. Calkii Mki.lott, who has hud em ployment ut Curwensville, ClcurlicM county, but wlio has been spending some time with his family in Dublin township, expects to return to Cur wensville next week. Jacihi Rkss and Miss Elizabeth Pittman, botii of Thompson township, were married by Elder Funk on Mon day of last week. Jake has never had the slightest fear of Mauser rilles nor Indian scalping knives, but at last he has allowed himself to be captured by u harmless maiden. Well, we wisli them both a long and happy married life. Rkv. D. P. DitAWHAi'1'it, wife and Master Herinon, are in Gettysburg. The reverend gentleman is attending tlie meeting of the Southern Synod which convenes there, and will then go to Philadelphia to take in Tlie Ex port Exhibition. Mrs. Drawlmugh will remain lit Gettysburg with her parents and other friends until their return home. Dit. A. D. Daliikv, of this place, has been appointed a mcmlcr of the Pension Kxuminiug Hoard to succeed Dr. Win. F. Trout, deceased. It is very probable that the Doctor will be selected as Secretary us it is desirable that tlie olliee bu tilled by a member from MeConnellsiiurg. The appoint ment of Dr. Dalbey is u good one and will be sat isfuetory alike to the gov ernment und tho pensioner. RKV. A. S. HAI.DWIN, of Clearlield, l'a., spent a few days during tlie past week among his many old-time friends iu this county. From this place he went to Shippensburg to attend tho llfth Mid-Year Examination and Min isterial Institute of tlie Central Penn sylvania Conference of lliu Methodist Kpiseopul church. He Is a member of tho l!o u nl of Examiners, a position he lias had f jr sixteci; consecutive years. Wiujam V. Rkattv, wIiq was hot by Clem Pennel ut tho bum of Peter IetiHiiro In Union township on the night of April -Oih, was in town lust week. When shot, he was springing forward to ;:r:ih the revolver iu Pen- NUMBER 4. nel's band. The ball entered about an 'nu ll from the hem t pussinir down- I ward through t're body until it wus taken out on the buck live l ibs below. R has not been able to do much work since the shoot ing. Ct:oi:i;i'. A. Com.'x.ki:, who has been .with the llrniof Geo. W. Reisner A Co., us salesman fur almost, seven years, has resigned that position that he may be able to give his entire attention to the management, of the P.ig Cove creamery at Webster Mills, of which he Is proprietor. George is one of tin' most popular and substantial of our ! young business men, and with the rep utation for butter making that the new creamery has already established, al though only put in op'TU'.iuii last May, his success is assured. Mil AND Mtt't JillN Rl-S'5, of lless' Mill, were iji MeCnuiellsliiirg Wednes day Mrs. Nancy 1! unites Fetter. In the Issue of Tun Fvlton Coun ty Nkws of September 2s. In a local lllllili- llll li li .1 .III .'114 J..I11I1II11UIH Disappears" v.e made mention of John Fetter, deceased, the husband of the lady whose obituary we take from tbe Fuirlleld (Iowa) Journal. She was the aunt of William F. Selsor, of ' Mereersburg, and John, Anna ami Mary Selsor, of MeCounelhiburg: Mr-. Niru-.v ltii;'tiivi Ki;lirr, uu'vim-nuIIy liminii asOniniliiiii bVtii'r, Id :ill tlieoliler furu- ..t ..,,,:,., i .i.i t l i. I lllen of Kiili tli-lit. iiii'.seil iiway. Snmliiv. Oet. I, Mil the tiim-iii'tli yrar or !n-r are. ill the heme ( .if her it luchu'i-. M":. A'iIm1 t!:i:fm.i:i, m New ! eiil.-aui). NaiK'V l(il;'ln-"-. I'YUrr liorrl April (I, 1nh., I iu llinitint:tliiti eouniy, IVmi. Iter faitier was ! a uUlU'f In the war H IH-.'aiiil ilietl from il-s-j ca-a- eoiitr.ujtcl iliu in;,' ttii- I'onlllrt. She was ttii- sei'onil of fo-.ir eliiliU-i'ii. AT. tho iu-e of 1 ii'Vi-u -.tie ri-tnoveil to .Mi'Coimr'Nb'uv. l'a., where she spt-i.t tho rt litiiimter ol lu-r chpil- tiooil mat vouth. Here she w as r.tarneit in I!.? to John I-Vtu-r. villi whom she removed to loiva In IH51 where she spent the remainder of Iter lire. For all hut m-vi'u of these foriy-i-l(.'lit years she was au lnh.ili't:ut of Kalrllolil. Iter hus band imMleceaseil lit r thirty-six yeans. To hor was lioin ten children suveu Imi.vs unil rhruti i-lrls: only three are uow livinu-Mrs. Alible Ilortm in. of l-'iilrlli'ld, with whom she made tier home for tweutv-Mvo years, Mr..L, Stuvcns, of St. Louis, and Mrs. M. .tones, of Los AnreU's. Cat. She also Irnvi-s three Kraud-ohiliticn und four i.'reut-i.'ra ud-child ri-n. Orandma Fetter has bi'cn n member of tho Conirrejralional church since IHiW, and an active, resourceful tu:d helpful worker up to the lust few years. Al the aire of S7 hhe assisted In w al'.lnif upou the ifuests on tho occasion of u reception mvun In her honor uml mit'l the lnt four years, was In possession of ull hor facul ties of mind and hotly. i Iu the pas -iliiif of li.-anduia fetter, n benntl fut life has been closed to earth. Kvcry uc tiuuintance was a friend mid admirer. She saw the nood iiuallllus of every olio w ith w hom sho met. and her simplicity, Kcuerosity und churlty made her universally beloved. Her mind wus of unusual breadth and irrusp, nnd her remliui: w ide und vailed. She was a perfect type of tlie pioneer dami-i w ho have made this west ern country what it is. In the olden days when there was no modern conveniences or hel.-, w heu lurtre families were tho rule, these wo men found time for social intercourse, Intel lectual Improvement and rclirlous culture. They eanuot be too hiliiy honored. "Their worit- do follow th.'i.-i. The last two yeui of Orandma Fetter s life were cioiuh'd bv leri.ii-ncss, ami death came to her as a blessed ivik-r. Hut she leaves it uiomni v lhai the Iclii 's nnd princes ol the eurth niii:lu 'in v - a memory of a consistent I'hrls tian Hie of si'If-saehi!.-!' and love. The funeral will be held ut the house to-morrow at -'.:: p. in., Kov. ;llilord Suowdcn unlet mint:. W. S. Sliutzor, n Uitltiinoroiiiul Ohio bnikoiiKm on tho way train, n'siilinir ut Urunswick, Md., was struck by imssoiifjor No. 2 at I'awjwuw tunnel, twenty-live miles oast of Cumberland, Md., Thurs day and instantly killed. It is supposed ho was asleep on tli track when tho accident occur red. Mr, Sliatwr was twenty eilit years old and married, lfo was a son of David Khater, who resides on tho farm of .1. Watson Crai.LT, near Williamson, Frankliu county. A youutf man named Copiiu lies in a critical condition ut his homo iu New Paris, Jtodfi.i d county, the result of un.-.hit Avotiuds in tho face, neck irid shoulder from a double-bariviled shotgun iu tl to hand s of La f ay e L to ; tha 1 , Coplin, with two other men, was working ou Saturday for Shoen thitl. Nhoenthal upbraided his wife, und young Coplin interfer ed. Shoenthal ordered him away, and after Copiiu had go no into the public road Shoontlml, it is claimed, tired tho shot. Tho wounds in the face aud neck nro serious, and it is feared the sight of one eye is destroyed. OlUcers a ru searching for Shoenthal, bu,t have been unablo to capture lniu. Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Hill, of Jlel fast township, are happy over tho arrivul of a big baby girl. Tho small pox scare has about Bubsided iu tho uortheru part of tho county. Ono of our lady subscribers says tho arrival of 'fur; News is ''J-Jko u breath of mouutar.i air,"