The Patton courier. (Patton, Cambria Co., Pa.) 1893-1936, December 16, 1897, Image 1

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A\.. THU
ER 16,
$1.00 PER YEAR.
VOL. V—NO. . 4.
Successor to
Cleaned Here and There by
the “Courier” Reporter.
3 For your mother,
, father, son, daughter,
grand - parents, friends,
3 wife, husband, yes, for
¢ your best girl or lover.
Two i stores brim
¢ full.
¢ for from one penny, up.
» Our store is well-known
to everybody.
ic W. Hodgkins, :
Patton Pharmacy.
Headquarters for
Drugs, Medicines, Chemicals,
~ Stationery, Confectionery,
Ciges ®T Tobacco.
A Valuable
Ch wristmas
For a friend and prett
as can be wished is a rane.
some lamp which can be
bought at
a a a
| Proupects for a Busy Reason in the PR
BR Ships a! Aloone
The prospects now are for the busiest
winter season aver known in the Al
| toona shops owned by the Pennsylva-
‘nia Rafiroad company. There will be
‘steady work in all departments and
} night work will be necessary to keep
} op with the demands,
} present orders on hand for the baild-
These are at
ling of 500 new freight cars in the Al
3 ‘toon shops. This is by far the largest
} order that has been placed since the
‘beginning of the hard times in 1563.
{Work will commence immediately, as
{the Pennsylvania Railroad company is
in nved of the cars.
The company’s shops at that place
have been running short-handed for
‘the list two years, bat a fall comple
‘out the work. Besides the carder for
for i number of class H engines,
the lurgest and most powerful engines
‘ever built. Five class H engines were
‘an experiment and proved eminently
suocoresful in haoling heavy trains of
| ore hetween Frie and Pittaburg. They
‘will be ased on several western roads
and also on the Pennsylvania division,
The number to be built is not stated.
lant over the bright prospects for the
De Mortals Ni Nisi Bonam,
Sanday was the last day at the Bach-
felons boarding club house, or which
was occasionally termed the “Saint's
| Rtn and the deeTRT day was ended
joy Jur a large torkey-roast served Lo the
dozen and several friends who
ER to pay their last tribute of
respect. The Bachelors Club was or-
ganized nearly a year ago and one of
‘the large brick houses belonging to
Geo. 8. Good was rented and most
beautifully and elaborately farnished.
Mr. H. 8. Godcharles, who hes so hon
orably looked after the welfiure of the
members, expects to depart for the
| Klondike gold flelds soon, and what
{ members who are not contemplating
in a short time, are so few
that it was deemed necessary to “close
Anything you wish mo | Thousands of working men are jobi-
| wi
'shop,”” and the poor weary bachelor
will have to look elsewhere fur his bed
‘and board. The writer's relations, as
H weil as those of many other friends of
‘the “boys,” regret very much that
‘always be ax cheerful as they were
when “at home’ at the Bachelors
Clerieni Orders fir 1898.
The Pennsylvania Railroad company
announces that the issue of clerical
orders will be continued for 1398 on the
same lines as in effect at present. Ap- |
plication blanks may be obtained of
ticket agents, and same should reach
the general office by December 20, so
_ i that orders may be mailed December
large body of timber left in this county,
etatoh. out doubt one of the finest piano play-
Ri oo. Lamps with shade or
Night Lamps, Bracket and Kitchen
poabular, Lanterns with No. 1 or 2
, chimneys, shades,
tripods, &c.
such as
Furnitare of all kinds at the Furniture
t. Will be glad to
see you at
ers in the State, is meeting with great
success with his music class in Patton.
He says that he bas improved some of
his pupils (who have failed to succeed
' by former teachers fully 50 per cent
The Parmer's Two Step, which he is
the: composer of, is meeting with great
success, as he is receiving orders for it
Kilied at Cresson.
Charles C. Slick, a resident of Johns
town, was instantly killed at the
! overhead bridge a short distance above
and | i Cresson at a lite hour Friday nigia by
| being struck by a “snapper,” which
| wis making its way from Gallitzin to
| Conemaugh at a rapid rate of speet.
Ladies Invited.
All the ladies of Pation and vicinity
are respectfully invited to call at the
‘store of Mirkin & Kusner, next to
‘Hank, and examine their fine line of
fall and winter capes and coats. They
| sre dandies at prices ranging from $3
25 : “a
hn ET 5
‘ment of men will be necessary to get’
| ears an order has also been placed
recently built at the Janiata shops as
| they are turned out into the cold, erusl
34 | musician of Patton, Pa, who is with-
‘ be served at 12 o'clock, midnight
sntendent Selo Mer Bepun + a Toad
of 1. ou. nT: Foap
Ses por
sheets of the annunal
Nathan CO. Schaefer
Public instroction,
Jane 1 ast
The report
school dis.
tricts hae reached that the total
enrollment of pupils during the year
ending June 7 was 1,108 872: the average
comt per pupil was in Philadelphia $2.28,
and for the State outside of Philadel:
81.22. and the total sypenditure was
819 818 187.08. Of this amoont $1,113.
FRO? was expended text books
and supplies, $3,685,604 38 {or building
prrposes and $15 828 582 73 for man.
Dr. Schaeffer suggests that the pow.
ers of school hone he limited to the
amount of money to be expended upon
apparatas for angraded schools. He
declares the State appropriation of
$5. 500,000 has put Pennsylvania in the
front rank of states that have advanced
edneation. Taxation, distribution of
the funds and legislation also receive
attention, and the subject of free
libraries is exhaustively dealt with,
Of the county institoes Dr. Schaeffer
says: “Comparison of the overflowing
houses which now greet the school
‘officials with the slim asdiences of
the early days of the system shows how
the interast in the public schools has
grown everywhere. In some of the
cities and larger boroughs the high
school attendance has almost doubled
in the last five years. Without doubt
more should be done to establish high
schools. The era of manual training
has hardly begun to dawn ontside of
Pemdsyivania Game Faw Being Rrolen
in Daferont Seclions.
Om the word of those who have heen
looking the matter ap, says thw Johns
town Tribune, the new State Gaow law
i= not being obmerved very closely and
the matter of its rigid enforcement i=
DO easy task.
Among its provisions are that game
killed in the State shall not be offered
for sale therein nor shipped elsewhere
and sold. Nevertheless it is said, con.
siderable game which has been shot in
the Commonwealth finds its way into
the markets within ber Dorders and
The advance
report « of Pr
Superd pterdent of
for th flscal vear ending
just been
¥ Ray thes
Hagen ses pend,
BIRR win of
some is being sold in other states. In
neither instance are all the parties con-
cerned always guilty of violating the
law intentionally.
Dealers buy the game on the amssur- :
Spencer, Joe lingle, Daniel Joves
ance of the seller that it was killed
outside the State, and sometimes it is
even shipped from other states, having
first been smuggled across the line. In
other instances the game is killed in
Penneylvania and sold to dealers out
world, but it is hoped that they my. 2 0% Who ate Amare that it has not
been killed contrary to law.
easily detected,
Extensive Lumber Then.
: deal made in Cambria county since ite
Bradford county, Pa. It is for the last
the options for which are held by
' Messrs. Barker Bros. The tract con-
‘tains several thousand acres of various
kinds of timber,
‘sald to be $28,000. The purchasers of
this tract are buying large quantities
of timber along the Blacklick, which, it
The corsideration is
is said, they will begin to operate very
soon. By spring they expect to have
running the largest saw mills in Cam-
bria county, and promise to conduct
extensive operations.
tiraad X-mas Bail.
A grand ball will be held on Christ.
mas eve, December 24 in the Firemen's
Hall, Patton, Pa., under the auspices
of Patton Fire Co. No IL. Prof Sev-
erin’s Imperial Orchestra will furnish
the music. Tickets $1.00. Lanch will
December 29 and 31 a public dance will
be held by the fire company. All ame
invited to attend these dances.
Burn Barend.
On Toesday morning John Boyce
received a telegram announcing the
fact that the large barn of his brother.
in-law, Geo. Lee, near Glen Hope
including its contents, had been de-
stroved by fire on Monday night. The
loss is estimated about $1,304, with no
Al Gireal Reduethon.
Alice A. Ashcroft bas a few of chil
dren's coats and ladies’ capes and
trimmed bats left, which she is closing
out at a great reduction. You are in-
vited to call and see what she has
whether you purchase or not. Don't
miss the opportunity. 33
Fo g- th 16 Third MMe IH h En
- 1
a a we wr
November FL
dog an Inetopse of Three Over Last
7 Month's Bopert,
number of puplis
qt. of attendances 84
aminat ons math in the several rooms
show continued improvement. A
pumber of visitdrs wer pressnt during
the month, Following are the reports
of the ssveral rooms:
High =“rhonl
Pupils perfect in attendance: Vir
ginia Dale, Minnie Holter, Sarah
Holter, Rachel Anderson, Anna Moore,
Clara Myers, Eva Crain, Lizrie Brewer,
Ruth Reese, Anna Fvans, Lise Wil.
kins, Florence May, Mamie Jones,
Martha Hewlett, Murry Lewis, Richard
Owens, Rody Mellon. Lizzie Brewer
wan present every day last month, but
by mistake her name was omitted from
Grammar Sehool.
Namber enrolled, 38; per cent. of at-
tendance, 85. Papils perfect in attend.
ance: Howard Bloom, Carl Crowell,
Jacob Sandford, Joseph Radcliffe,
Arthur Thomas, Edna Blair, Blanche
Brideson, Jennie Crain, Grace Cowher,
Lida Davis, Mary Hornaser, Edith
Holter, Agnes Flanter, Christina Lees,
Maggie Lowe, Laora Mitchell, Tillie
Short, Jeanie Waters, Stella Wasson,
Daisy Wilson, Mabel Wharton,
T. J. Hawr, Teacher
Third bate mediate
Number of puplis enrolled, 54; per
eam of attendance, 94 Perefoct in
attendance: Nellie Shaffer, Bertha
Patterson, Iona Sandfiard, Carrie Hol
ter, Graoe Gantz, Effie Jenkins, Anna
Quinn, Jeanie Spence, Walter Beek.
with, Wallace Foyer, Charles Cordell,
John Edmiston, Hagh Huoter, Reuben
Heist, Jacob Hunter, Charles Kessler,
Leo McTigue, George Myers Thomas
Rounsley, Leroy Wilkins, Charies Wil
sori, Cecil Wilson, John Waters, Ben.
nie Wiking, Howard Waagh
Eorre M. 2powessan, Teacher,
Sewontd Intermediate,
Per cent. of attendance, males, 97
fomales, #1: total, 84. Those who at
tended every day: Enid Lewis, Mary
Sheka, Annie Bauman, Daisy Com-
mons, Mary Pope, Angela Burkey,
Bertha Mellon, Florence Patterson,
Peter Kerra, Wikson Cramer, Victor
John Reese, Joweph Hadson, James
Corpelins, George McCaffrey, Henry
Pennington, Paal Barton, James
Brady. Nina Waiiken, Teacher
Firs! Intermediate.
Number of puplis enrclled, 0; per
The Ont. of attendance, 9. Perfect in
dealers in very few instances are culp-
(able, having been imposed upon, and
the hunters who have deceived are not
| Crago, Daniel Jenkins, Clemens Biller,
Eadie McCormick, John Lehman,
| Willie Blair, Earl Wilson, Louis Laird,
Perha :
erhaps the most extensive lumber | x McConnell, James Hudson, Rig-
‘early history was , ted a §° Radcliffe, Marshall Glass, Harry
' Ebensburg the first of the week by the
attorneys for J. Randall & Son, of
attendance: Arthar Jenkins Emanuel
Thurman Jackson, Howard
Shunkwiler, Charles Gradwell, Richard
May, Maud Singer,
Elnora Trueman,
Wilson Truman, James Jenkins
Sara Jones, Teacher.
Third Primnacy.
Number enrolled, 71: average attend-
ance, 80; per cent. of attendance,
91. Those present every day:
Charles Abbott, Charles Black, Earle
Cramer, Oscar Danielson, Homer Hill,
David Sperry, Clark Cowher,
Commons, Willie Plochers, Carl Fores.
burg, Harry Warren, Josephine Blon-
quist, Lala Cramer, Thomisine Holter,
Maggie Kellle, Mary Leonard, Hen.
rietta Nothnagle, Dora Prescott, Mary
Summerville, Effie Trueman, Mary
Oeziowania, Nora Patterson, Xomenia
Peightal, Lizzie Saltagiver, Fannie
Wilkins, Mary Wagoner, Nellie Ura
Gerri ne HuirvaN, Teacher,
wesoand Primary
Number enrolled, 78. number missed
no days, 34. Mary Andrews, Kattie
Cullins, Tillie Fedor, Annie Fornadley
Ida Forsberg, Cora Juckson, Edna
Kessler, Mildred Lewis, Lizmie Mon-
tieth, Anna MeCormick, Myrtle Mai
ligan, Bessie Quinn, Julia Richards,
Clara Short, Annie Sheka, Blanche
Yocum, Sadie Sammerville, Fred
Cooney, Edward Crompton, Thomas
Glass, Willie Iddings, Joe Gaglardi,
Willie Meehan, George Merriman,
Daniel Morgan, James Peightel, Joe
Petoniac, Walter Schmeleskey, John
Sterrit, Carl Spencer, Peter Sumiteh,
David Turnbull, Francis Mackin,
William Astberry.
ALICE Maun Guns, Teacher.
Platt, Mary Mitchell
tee salon 16: females. 18;
Avarilla Tackitt,
: Pear! Letta, Lillie Willis, Locy Mellon,
‘Mary J. Hewlett, Hanna Bytheway,
Eva Cornelius, Mary Hewlett, Myrtle
Waters, Jessie Fish, Bertaa Abbott,
Firt Primary
Number enrolled, 08: aberage
tendances, #0 per cont. of sptendance,
8. Those missing no davsl George
Ashary, Wilfred Cart
heim, Joseph Campbell Frank Callahan,
George Delogier, Marcellin fill, David
Gynn, James Hodgkins, Albedt Jenkins,
Charley Jackson, Thomas Jadws, Willis
Ledsch, Charley Lees Frank Morean,
Jomeph Mackin, Dick Morghn, Willie
Powell, Anthony Pochwatillh, Ceorge
Quinn, John Sommeridgd Claire
BEmale, Mary Callen, Maggie Jones,
Anna Jones Genive McCormick, Flora
Richard, Minnie Rowland, ingz Wilson,
Charlotte Wills, Fiva Webb
loa Deckert, Teacher.
T. J. Friron, Principal.
Sebhont Reports
The following ls the repokt of the
township school, Patton, flr month
ending December "th: Number en-
rolled, 73; perfect in attendance, 30,
Cyastn Borkey,
skey, Carrie Dyooskey,
Mary Sponskey, Stasia I’
Stasia Sabaolskey, Frances Rolka, Rosie
Farabaugh, Bertha Farabaog!:, Regina
Farabangh, Annie Sponsker, Edith
Lonsberry, Iva Lonsberry, Emma
Emigh, Maggie Wilkinson Gertie
Shunkwiler, Rachel Lelo Edna
Frank Coffee,
Thomas Bailey, John Wilkineon, James
Wilkinson, Thomas Spotskey
Sponskey, James Mitchell, Jee
noy, Oliver Tidswell.
Cera V. Duxeaax, Teacher
The following is the report of the
Frogality grammar school for the
month ending November 38, 1887:
Namber enrolled males, 3; females
13; total, 18; average attendance dur
ing the month, males, 5: {omales, 12;
total, 17; per cent of attemiance dur
ing the month, males, 84; female, N59;
total, 92 Those present overy day:
Blair Kough, Wm. Carr, Hortense
O'Hagan, Lorine (VHagan, M. Clare
O'Hagan. Those who wera absent bat
one day: Janet Cooper, Lizsie Me-
Cann, Myrtle Hamilton Walter
0 Hagan,
J. Lawnexcr LUTHER, Teacher,
The following is the report of the
Frugality primary school for month
sanding November 28 1587: Number
snrolled, males, 98; females, 15; total
$0: average attandance doring the
month, males, 23: females, 13; total, 35;
per cent. of attendance during the
month, males, 22; females 52; total
87. Those who were perfect in attend.
ance: Aanibe Stadt, Andra O'Hagan,
Lettie Greggs, Agnes McPhee, Leslie
Prough, George Henry, Car! Madigan,
Robert Galloway, George Glover, Jobn
Banis, Tommy Sanderson, Jumes Ham.
ilton, Martin Prough.
Srrria Strovy, Teacher.
The following is the report of the
Buanber in attendance, males,
total, 40;
total, 32,
per cant. of attendance, males, 39; fo-
males, 30; total, 35. Those in attend.
ance every day: Moses Blakely, Leo
Hammond, Negley Guiber, Thomas
Rice, Andrew Carison, Nellie Blakely,
‘Sadie Smith, Julis Carfonta, Annie
Carlson, Dora Shomo, Susie Hammond.
J. B. Browx, Teacher.
Bil © Pare.
Restaurant, where you will find the
following bill o’ fare:
Oysters in all Myles. a.
Fried Chicken.
Ham, Switser & Limbe
Sauer Krant and
Pigs Feet. Ham and
Soft Drinks, . Ete.
We will also have for “the hoidays a
fine line of Florida and California or
anges, grapes, figs, dates, and nuts of
all kinds, candies and cigars. Leave
your order for ice cream to be deliver.
od Xmas morning.
Dogs Rill sheep.
On Monday night two dogs entered
the sheep pen at the home of Martin
Thomas, who lives a short distance east
of town, killing one sheep and injuring
another quite badly. Mr. Thomas says
that the dogs were unknown. This is
the fisst incident of this kind that has |
occured in this vicinity for some time.
Lutheran huroh Seriioes
Rev. B.S. Dise will preach in Good's
hail Sunday, December 19, at 10:00 a
m. and 7:30 p. m. Sanday school at
2:30 a. m. Young People’s Society of
Christian Endeavor at 8.30 p. m.
Here Yuuldre
For a Christmas preset. Dolls, toys,
school bags, leggings) ladies’ jewelry,
handkerchiefs, pockft-books and a
fine line of ladies’ wrappers.
Mrs. Rook,
Next to White Shoe Store.
h- Hot Coffee. :
sahisits Down on Oe
Pastore hepartmen
The PostofMoe Department is taking
a firm stand against the so-called “miss
ing letter” and “missing word” con.
touts which are being conducted by a
sablishers 10 increase the
substriptions to their papers. The lot
tery law directs that the Postmaster.
General, upon evidence sitisfactory to
himself that a conosrn or persca is
operating thraugh the mails a joltery
or scheme offering prives dependent
upon lot or chance, to prohibit the
delivery of all All
newspapers and periodiculs containing
advertisements of this character are
forbidden transmission in the mails
This law, i is now anncanced at the
Postoffios Department, will be applied
to all mohemes whish are vielations of
it if they are continned in operation
or advertisements of them are pub
Missing letter contests are held to be
such violations becavse many correct
answers can be given, hat only one list
is deemed the ‘‘corpect list” by the
promoters of the scheme. The chance
consists in guessing what words com-
pose the so-called “correct list.” Suoch
schemes are held to be especially ob-
noxious, owing to the skillful wordings
of the advertisements which make the
chance for obtaining a prize more re
namibwer of
mail mailer 005
mote than in the defanet Louislanna
Another fork Wasted,
One of the most needed and
much appreciated changes of the
postal service to Patton and sur
rounding towns on the line of the
Cambria & Clerfleld division of the
Pennsylvania railroad, would be the
addition of another mail clerk on pas.
senger trains Noa. 703 and 708. The
first mentioned train leaves Glen Camp-
bell at 4:45 a. m. and arrives in Patton
at 4:50 a m and is due at Cresson 8:10
a mm. Traian 708 north bhoond, leaves
Cresson at 5:25 p.m, arrives at Patton
at 64% po m. and Glen Campbell at
S40 pom. At present there is bat one
postal clerk--on trains doe here at
350 p.m, sonth and 10:47 a mm,
north. This does not afford ample
sooommodations and the citizens of
Hastings, Wastover, Mahaffey, Glen
Campbell and other towns are exrnestly
requested to co-operate with the citi-
sens of Patton in their endeavor to
secure the long felt want.
How 1 Prevent Poenmonis
At this time of the year a cold is very
easily contracted, and if left to run its
course without the aid of some reliable
cough medicine it is Hable to result in
that dread disease, pneumonia. We
know of no better remedy to cure a
cough or oold than chamberiain’s
cough Remedy. We have used it quite
extensively and it has always given
Bangor school in White township for Satire Satisfiction — Olga ie
the month ending November 29: Whole he only remedy Laat
19: fo. | KDOWN to be a certain preventive of
aver ttend | phenmonia. Among the many thous
ands who have nsed it for colds and
‘la grippe, we have never yet learned of
| a vingle case resulting in pheunmonia
Persons who have weak lungs or have
| reson to fear an attack of poeumonia,
i should keep the remedy st hand. The
25 and 50 cent sizes for sale by Patton
Pharmacy, C. W. Hodgkins
But no use wasting it
You're going to bay a Suit
or Ow buy
both. We have told you our
story many times, but it wall
hear repeating. Clothes of
the best, cut by artistic cut-
ters, sewed by skilled tailors
and Anished as only good
tailors can finish garments
From sow until Christmas we
seil a $22 Sait al $20, and a $20 at
$18 and so on.
The cheap, ready - made
man can sell vou his goods
for less than we can, bat if yon
want genuine tailor-made clothes
look over our stock; So i does
not appeal to you don’
Merchant Tailors,
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