The Patton courier. (Patton, Cambria Co., Pa.) 1893-1936, January 06, 1898, Image 1

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    - We not only want
Se on a ios i cen rR
"$1.00 PER YEAR.
cessor to
Goes hand ini hand with
honesty in merchandis-
ing; ; Newspaper mis 21,
representation . might
draw youn to a store and
4 1t would
This Winter, but again next
‘Spring, and also the follow.
ing seasons.
afford to even exaggerate
perhaps sell you once,
TE pe
{sign of increasin
We cannot
the merits of our .offering.
Our statements are backed leacher, Snsoived, from a practical
with the merchandise, and
if not the case, your money
back if you want it.
Patton Pharmacy.
J Drugs, Medicines, Chemicals,
ers could farnish evening entertain. whose name this town of Patton was
Stationery, Confectionery,
Cigars #9 Tobacco 0.
J. E. Kirk Hardware
Witch for it next week.
be po LAST PUR-
“and B. F. Wise huve purchased an in-
| ganiging a stock com
jose. 0 - manufacturing
an # hn & urge scale.
+ chased at our store
Gleaned Here and There by |
the “Courier” Reporter, a |
ahve den
CAs Reported by “Sub Rosa)” a * Courier”
. The Cumbria County Teachers’ Insti
tute held at Johnstown December 20,
22 anil 23, was, as Institutes go, a
success, The attendance was large and
{the instructors were men of marked
‘ability. The address of welcome was
| delivered] by the Mavor of Johnstown, «
‘Mr. Wm. H. Samiford, of the Patton
schoo! board, and cashier of the First
‘ National Bank of Patton, responding.
‘ His address was listened to with the
closest attention, and that the large
andience was pleased was manifest by
‘the applause that greeted Mr. Sind.
{ford at the close or his remarks The
reporters of the city papers got things
htiv mixed in reporting the session
and siluded to Mr. Sandford as “¥Fro-
fessor.” 1 think the mistake was
probably due to the fact that thew: re-
porta linve not vet recovered from
he pani: which oorarred in Johnstown
daring the flood of 18898. The State
wintendent regards the large at ee v f=" oll en
tendancd at car County Institutes as a EE A ph
ng interest in odoca- !
tional mptters. This may be true, hat
that we have ontgrown our methods of
{conducting institutes is also true, and,
. until the teachers themselves do a share
of the wiek, now done almost e tirely
"by instroctors (7) whose instraction (7)
“while dstevests ng, g* ral] Sati do ! ;c
more than entertain; ving the diffl- 31 x: thao IF ler or ir
Tr aly rE > avery He Was the Founder of On
i» {
‘HH HH sll the pay, mileage, ete, of the
; HON JOIN PAT | Fileetoral College was donated to the
’ : Ws United States Christian Commission in
wid of the suffering soldiem During
that vear Mr. Patton sade an indi
vidual contribution of $000 to the
Christian Commission, .
He was miso elected a member of the
Fiftieth Congress, in 1588, overcoming
the Democratic midority of, nearly
2000, and then representing the
Twenty -eigth District of Pennsylvania
In 1878 he wan elected as one of the
Board of Finance of the Centennial
Mr. Patton hos taken an active and
| prominent pare, in religions ages
: cand early in life be anibed wit
ments highly acceptable to the general cited in honor of, and who was a | Method Ppiscopal church, He was
| publie atid at a lean cost Shan sn per prominent resident of Clearfleld | a delegate to the Feumenical Confer
mght. | \ PUB HOSA. county, died on Thursday ovening, ones at Washington, D. C., and has
New Industry for Patton, Tiecrinh wr 2, 1597, at the Aldi ne hotel, twice served an a Aelogate to the Gen. |
LM. Patterson, Dr. 8 W. Worrell oo. . . : = "eral Conference of the church. He
: Philadelphia. He went to that city | has been a liberal contributor to every
during the month of September and wogthy objet in this charch, and to
until his! many other churches
Thriving Town.
It is the opinion of your corres pond Sr
{ent that the teachers themselves should gy ADL
do actual class work at the County In- HIS BUSINESS CAREER.
‘stitute. This wonld provoke kindly
| criticism and helpful suggestions, which Meiped 1 Nomisate President Lincoln
| eonld hardly fail to be helpful to every A Very Ceetul Lite.
{real teacher. I wil step :
each ay 1 bite the ta el | Hon. John Patton, of Carwaensville,
i or
‘vention. It is & machine for abavin
i or planing spokes or handle, a model remained there constantly : ee pp
| of the same, which is 1-12 size, is ROW death, When he passed away bis Fe has served asa director of Dicn-
Lon exhibition in working order in Mr, id he tdgide TT COUNTS, At Rig < Tae
‘RB. P. Wise's office. The machine will ®yen children were at his bedside. | ological Seminury and the American
shave or plane eight times the quantity Fis funeral took place at Carwensville University at Washington. He has
of spokes or handle at the same ex- on Tuesaday afternoon, December 28th. | gIVen a fund of Phan, x he Chumb
(pense of any other machine in Whe Hon John Patton was born in Tioga | SXension RocietY. Woh Is Snows As
{ market, which no donbt will certainly ; 7 the “Patton Lown Fund,” for the bulld-
| market eounty, Pa, Janoary 8, 1523, and was ing of churches upon the frontiers, and
revolutionize the spoke and handle |
Pra he eon a A descendant of the Scotch-Irish race. | has donated many thovssnds of dollars
ay for the puro His paternal grandfather was Colonel id we 2S hooks and to indi.
ay od John Patton, & Revolutionary soldier. | 5 as or a liberality ie
able to sell spokes and handles, if they His maternal gr andfather, Philip Antes, found in the Patton Graded Public
i 80 desire, as cheap and cheaper than Was of German descent. School, at Carwensville, Pa, whieh ho
other parties in the business can man- His father, John Patton, was in early built at a sont of: $25,000, iy Zrasnied :
iactare are them ; hich will give them 8 1ifo a lieutenant in the United States In a chatacier: During this er
dact. The mill now operated by Mp NAVY. where ho served for eight years, Mr. Patton's contributions for educa
B. F. Wise will be used for the factory Part of the time ander Commodore tional purposes amounted to over
and the capacity will be increased from Stephen Decatur. In 1828 he settled in oe : or wy
Hue to time, as the business will warely Clearfield county, and two years later, . “sfies (" a le E han Sot 3 ly {
; ate. Citizen | vim, he moved to Carwensville, when who died in 1855, leaving three sons
on the the son, John, was 5 years of age. ‘and a ter; in 1858 he was married
to the
| His mother, Susan Antes, Wah R& to Miss . Foley, of Clearfield
: fo ‘county. He han at present a family of |
Masons al Ehensborg. | aman of remarkable energy, and to a hiv sous and Yr
The snnnal banquet of Summit ber Mr. Patton has always attributed hters. Ex-United States Senator
lodge, NA BIIF 8A M of Eveisbirg, much of bis success. For the last 38 John Palton, Js “ lawyer 1 Grand |
Wai heid in the room ng the 80- years of her life she was a momber of Rapids ; his next son, A. E. |
I I rn Myvining Pritiey | Jury of har | | ton, in cashier of the Curwensville |
evening. Ed James was master of the : : ‘Bank and president of the First Na-
ceremonies. ; ots were Mr. Patton received his trainiog at gi,ngl Bank of Patton, Pa, and was
d ress the school of adversity. Atl the early associated with him in his various
' A. age of 11 be was an errand boy in a enterprises : .
U Alvin ire and in 1844 he commenced busi- a His Other hice Willian J
: ’s ness for himself as a lumberman and aw merchandise and SY Hina
Guests,” merchant, with borrowed capital, daughters are Mrs. C. D. Russell and
waa the which be continued with few interrup- Mise . Sor | Pation, ef Sarwar vile. |
{ tions for a period of over 50 years. had not i Vy BU
As a lumberman and banker po man hue has t most of his time in
waa better known on the west branch travel The cares of the bank bave
‘of the Susquehanna river, and in times been taken by his son, A. E Patton.
cof stress and financial disturbances he The Faneral
was a tower of strength in that region, | : ir 4
An immense concourse of ple
as an adviser, counselor and frieud to 8 were present at the funeral, Fron
host of business men who have leaned and near, the rich and poor, the dis
upon him. tinguished and humble, came to the
His Havinews Lite last sad rites of one whose kindness had
: ; 4 touched and helped multitudes of all
The materia) development of the classes. Amidst a bower of Howers the
& ¢ region owes much to Mr. casket lay within the aitar of the
Patton. He was one of the mem- church he loved se well, and hundreds
bers of the first board of directors of of persons viewed all that is mortal
the Tyrone & Clearfield railroad. The of John Patton.
flourishing town of Patton was named The services began with an organ se
after him. He organized and became lection, “Sunset,” tenderly played.
president of the First Naticnal Bank Prayer was offered ‘by Rev. M. L
of Curwensville, Pa., in 1864, which Smyser, a former pastor of the de
voluntarily went out of business in parted. Dr. Geo. Edward Reed, D. D.
1575 amd was succeeded by the Cur. LL D.; president of Dickinson College,
wenavilie Bank, a private institution of gave the principal address. He told in
which Mr. Patton has been president eloquent a wmge the story of an elo
since that time. quent life. fe recounted the virtues
Although never an office seeker, Mr. and generosities of the deceased, and
Patton has always taken an ardent in. with every statement the vast congre.
terest in public affairs. He was a gation concurred. When he concluded,
Henry Clay Whig, and in 1862 was a Dr. D. 8. Monroe, presiding elder of
delegate to to the National Convention the Altoona district, for a few minutes
of the Whig party at Baitimore, Md., spoke of the impressions that many
which nominated General Scott for the years of acquaintance with John Pat
Presidency. In 1860 he was a delegate ton had produced. He said he was a
to the Chicago convention, which nom- man, of ; and into everything that
inated Abraham Lincoln, and in the he did he threw his whole heart. This
Potatoos, apples, pears, celery, syrup, same year was elected a member of the characterized his business, religious,
meat of all kinds kept at Cash (Gro- Thirtyseventh Cong from the social and civic relations. Dr. E
cery—in fact everything that is kept in Twenty-fourth Di of Pennsylva- Gray, president of Williamsport Dick.
a first-class grocery. Give me a call ma, overcoming an adverse majority, inson Seminary, also spoke and testi
Casn GroceERY. and likewise the Democ | fled to the breadth of the deceased's
'eounty of C as a Republican, henevolences, manifesting themselves
for the first time in ite Bimery. He in so many ways, and especially in his |
was tendered a renomination, but de- endeavors to give to others educational
clined the honor. | advantages which he never
In 1864 he was one of the Pennsyl- himself. After a few appropriate re-
‘vanin electors, when Lincoln was re- marks by his pastor, Rev. J. A. Wood, |
| elected, and it was on his motion that | followed by prayer by Rev. M. L. Ga- |
Infant Dead.
Mary G dau r of Mr. and
Iommisg at 8 o'clock, after a brief id
nem. pwas aged ba
Funeral services were held at the St.
Mary's Catholic church of Patton on
Monday at 2 o'clock p. m, when in-
terment took place later in the Catho-
lic cemetery east of town. The par-
ents have sympathy of their many
friends during the bereavement.
‘A good pool and billiard pion ros
taurant and cigar stand. ‘ill be sald
at a baapain. Call on or address Sam’]
Fisher, Patton, Pa.
wil) = Free, Free, Free!
“With every §25 worth ot foods puar-
; rou will be pre-
| sented with a beautiful piece of silver-
re, which can be seen displayed in
aw window.
38 MirkiNy & KusNvER
Patton Markets,
i Bubject to market changes:
EBOIBEE. oii ST gOTES Pa pra
| Cabbage ik eka he i a
| Buekwlunl fio 2 oR
{ Fags. Abin sats xo din
: Potatoes... ein mana RY bashed
| ODRORS. cep $5.00 w
: Miners Srorg Co. { Limited |
in Se A S53 A AA
. Shiloh’s consumption Cure cures
where others fail. It is the leading
h cure and no home should be
without it. Pleasant to take and
Sat to the spot. Sold at Corner
; Oe,
noe, the services were dismissed and |
the great throng proceeded to the place |
of interment, where with tender song
and prayer the remains were wo §
at rest,
After the funeral a citizens memorial
meeting was held in the Academy of
Music. Burgess Samuel P. Amold pre.
sided, and with a few aptiy chosen re-
marks opened the meeting. RD.
Swoope, Esq. was the first to speak,
apd he offered a few brief resolutions
and concluded with heartfelt testimony |
to the worth of the departeni citizen. |
He wax followed by Hon. S. R. Peal, of
Lock Haven He anid that they were
not there becanse John Patton had
died. but becanse he had lived. His
greatness had grown out of his symp.
athy with and interest in the people.
Judge Cyrus Gordon, of Clearfield, |
expressed a personal sense of Joss in
the death of one whom he rogarded as |
a friend. He suid the inflaenpes of
John Patton were not limited to lo
cality nor confined to numbers, bat it
is impressed upon our race. He noted
the breadth of generdsibios- how {hast
all worthy causes were subjects of his
helpful considerations. The world has
more sunshine, peace and greatness
because John Patton has lived
Congressman W. ( Arnald, of Du-
Bois, gave a very eloquent tribute. He
spoke of the pablic spirit of the de.
«dl, how he was concerned in pvery-
thing that concerned the peopl, both
at home and abroad His keen pene-
tration into affairs that greatly per.
plexed less acute intellects, his grasp of
business situations made him a coun-
selor, whose advice was constantly
sought. Mr. Arnold further stated
that much of Mr. Patton's charities, |
and many of bis kindpesses wer done
so quietly and obscarely that the world
knew nothing of them. :
J. B MeEaally, Esq. of Clenrfleld,
presented a few circumstances from
the earlier history of Mr. Patton, show.
ing that he always phesessect not only |
quick perception, but promptness in
action, and to these two qualities he
attributed much of his suecess
James Kerr, Es, of Clearfield,
pointed to the close connection be-
tween the history of Mr. Patton and
that of Clearfield county, and how
prominently he figured in the devel.
opment of the county. His history
was part and panel with the history of
The cotanty Courage, frmness kind.
poss combined in his pata,
County Superintendent G. W. Weaver
spoke briefly of the inspiration Mr.
Patton had been to him for many
years. j
Col. BE. A. Irvin noted the intervst
felt In Mr. Patton abrosd- an interest
that was so strongly evidenced by the
presence at the Tuperal of so many
strangers, many of whom were men of
rank and position
Henry Hile, of Philadelphia, said he
bad in Mr. Patton the best friend be
ever possessed in Clearfield county.
He thought we never really kmsiw the
worth of the departed
Thus ended the exercises of the afar
noon. A sense of grest loss has fallen
ppon # town, a community, a dounty,
a commonwealth. Who shall fill the
place of the fallen citizen and bene-
factor? May his mantie of asefliilness, |
of loyalty to his Master and to his fel-
lowmen, fail pos worthy shoulders, |
His memory will never perish und his
influence for good will bot widen as
genarations come and go. Who can.
measure the benefloient effects of his |
gifts? Who can number the benedic-
tions pronounced upon him by grateful |
subjects of his bounty? Hundreds of |
Shavehon sad Sn are HO
to his liberality. His greatness of beart |
Foung men thy! e example |
er ime I make the world
better. !
More About Postofces. i
There have been no quotations on |
in this county during the |
past week. There will bably be a |
reaction in the market fore long. — |
Hastings Tribune.
What is all this turmoil we hear about |
8 ? Is
it possible that the Din r bill has
given such an impetus to ss that
government offivers are knocked down
to the highest bidder? A fine wtate of
affairs | —Ebensburg Mountaineer, t
Ebens bang's New Hotel.
to have besn due to a broken
‘at 830 a
Is the founder of our town.
Cine Over the C. C. RR
On Wednesday the Pennsylvania
pumtnger train, north bound, which is
ue in Patton at 10:42 am. arrived
hers at 1d noon, owing to a wreck of
losded coal cars this side of Bradley
Jnnetion. In order to reach Patton
the train was ran over the Susque-
hanna division to Spabgler and from
them (8 omens over the Beech Crook ox.
tension, known as the Cambria Coanty
railroad, to Patton. This is the first
full fledged passenger train that bas
ever beet run over this line, Consid.
ering the roundabout way the train
was compelled to travrese, it came into
Patton only one hoor and sighteen
minutes behind ite regular time The
cause of the wreaked coal train is said
About eight voal cars were plied up.
3 Fox Hunt,
A fox hunting club of several mem-
bers has been organissd io Patton, and
SUhacke BENT well aown lo many,
has tween elecleds president. The first
hant will take place in a few days
on the farm of George Baker, who lives
near Brailes Junction. Mr, Baker has
extended the president of the club an
earnest [nvitation to spend a day st
his place and states that besides several
species of red and gray fox which in.
habit his vist farm, there has been seen
by him and many otbers u black fox
whieh is considered quite rare in Penn-
sylvinia, The hide of’ a black fox is
worth feom 875 to $100. The boys are
antivipating a splendid day's hont
Mr. Baker has kindly invited the boys
to dine with him daring the days sport,
Miners Lite in Claufield Region.
The Rochester coliery at DuBois was
on Monduy closed indefinitely, the re
sult of which has been to increase the
diseatisfietion among the miners in
that section. At Beyneldsvile, where
the mines are operated by the same
Company, trouble is brewing over the
collection of the checkweighman's
funds. The miners at both points are
well organized, and there is a strong
poemibility that a mid-winter strike
may be insugurated. Over six hun.
dred mum are affected by the shut-
down at Reebester, of which bat a
small number will be able fo get work
elsewhere. At Reynoldsville about
one thousand men were idle Monday,
Prime A wired,
On Now Years Day the rs of a
$10 graphspbone and a $10 doll offered
by ©. W. Hodgkins of the Pattom
Phurmaey, for the boy and girl fara.
ishing purchase lickeis to the al
amoant of money were rewarded to
Willie May and Mabel Wharton,
respectively Willie May furnished
79 worth and Mabel Wharton
$10 55. Considerable interest was
manifested in the race and a large um.
ber of tickets were turned in daring
the time specified. The Young pe
re the effords of Mr. BF Jeopie
in the above sondertaking.
Brofseman Killed,
Mr. Dofleid, a brakeman on the
Beech (reek railroad, was instantly
killed on Monday by falling down be-
tween the moving cam on the coal
train which is due in Patton every day
m. The sad sscident ha
med at Clerfield Junction and h
iy was badly mangled when found.
His remains were taken to Jersey
Shore, where he resided. He leaves a
wife and two children to mourn his
sudden death.
Ooo Elected,
Patton Fire Company No. 1 elected
the following officers for the year 1898:
Sam'! Jones, president; A. G. Ander
son, view president; Ed Hunter, record-
ing secretary: Wm. Clark, financial
secretary; John Boyoe, treasurer; W.
E. Probert, chief; farry Stear, fore-
man; James Hunter, assistant foreman;
F. H. Kinkead, manager of hall.
Memorial Servies,
A memorial service will be held in
the M. EB charch of Patton on Sunday
morning, January 18, at 10:30 ack
to the memory of Hon. John Patton,
An appro-
priate sermon will be delivered by the
pew hotel recently erected at ,
Ebensburg by John P. Lloyd and C. s
Thomas Davis has been leased by J. R
K. Shook, of Westover. He will take
possession about the first of April, the
yment having been entered into
that the building shall be completed in
time to allow the application for a
liquor locense for the hostelry. The
name of the new botel will be “The
Metropolitan.” [It is one of the finest
establishments in the county and a
credit to Ebensburg and its people.
Christies Selenading. > i
On Christmas Day the Miners Brass
and Reed band of Patton treated sev-
eral homes of the citizens, invluding
the home of the editor, to a beaatifu
serenade which was very much ap-
preciated by all. This organization,
notwithstanding ite short existence,
is able now to pour forth music that
would make many much older bands
stand back. The boys do well and
should be given much encouragement.
Beooh Cresk Improvements,
The Beech Creek Railroad company
recently ordered five new freight
engines, which are to be placed at the
west end of the road. They are being
built by the Schenectady Locomotive
Works and are expected to arrive some
time in the early part of January. The
company has also ordered 1,000 new
coal cars and 100 coke cars.
A Big Porker. !
a hog w w i
dressed, 310 ) pounds. ®This in the larg- |
r that has been reported
the this season.
But no use wasting it
You're going to buy a Suit
ar Overcoat, perhaps bay
both. We have told you our
story many times, but it wiil
bear repeating. Clothes of
the best, cut by artistic cnt.
tery, sewed by skilled tailors
and flnished as only good
tailors can finish garments.
From now until Christmas we
sell a $22 Suit at $20, and » $20 at
R18, amd 50 on.
The cheap, ready - made
man can sell vou his goods
for less than we can, but if you
want genuine tailor-made clothes
look over our stock: if it does
.not appeal to you don't buy,
Merchant Tailors,
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