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VOL. 44
Summary of the Week's News
of the World.
Happenings From All Parts of tht
Globe Put 'lnto Shape For Easy
Reading—What All the World Is
Talking About—Cream of the News
Culled From Long Dispatches.
United States circuit court of ap
peals at Cincinnati upholds the con
viction of five alleged bucketshop op
Theodore Roosevelt, says a dis
patch from Rome, cancels the recep
tion planned to be held at the Ameri
can embassy.
The Peruvian consul at Guayaquil,
Ecuador, left for Callao. The Ameri
can consul has taken charge of Peru
vian interests.
Bertram B. Spencer, known as a
respectable clerk, is held as the slay
er of Miss Martha B. Blackstone $t
Springfield. Mass.
Canada fears that low grain
freights from Buffalo to the Atlantic
seaboard will divert the St. Lawrence
route shipments via Montreal.
Canada will begin soon the coinage
of silver dollars. At present the
largest Canadian silver coin is a half
The Albany assembly ways and
means committee tables the Dana
resolution for general investigation of
charges of legislative corruption.
Mayor Robert of Orleansville, in Al
geria, was shot dead in a duel with
M. Hoube, a rival candidate for the
French chamber of deputies. Robert
did not fire.
The Gerhardt concurrent resolution
proposing an increase of salaries
from $1,500 per year to $3,500 for sen
ators and $3,000 for members of as
sembly passed the senate at Albany.
Peru is eager for war with Ecuador,
15,000 volunteers being recruited in
Lima and a detachment being de
spatched to the frontier.
Clarence Howlett, wanted in con
nection with the theft of Mrs. F. H.
Bugher's jewels in Washington, is
captured with $15,000 in gems in liis
Washington reports that President
Taft. may iclay appointment to the
supreme court in order to prevail upon
Governor Hughes to accept the vacan
cy caused by the death of Justice
A suit was started at Rochester
against the executors of the late
Frank Conger by his foster-daughter
for an accounting for $14,000 Frank
Conger recovered for death of her
parents on railroad.
Governor Crothers of Maryland ve
toes the bill disfranchising the ne
Government report on winter wheat
places the condition at a figure lower
than for more than five years.
Attorney General Wickersham in a
speech at Chicago, reads the "insurg
ents" out of the Republican party.
Well-known New York milk dealers
declare physicians and their families
do not use pasteurized milk, but pre
fer the product in its pure raw state.
Land claimants, in suit to enjoin in
terior department against carrying out
order adverse to them, allege Secre
tary Ballinger was their attorney,
which he denies.
A street named for Theodore Roose
velt is inaugurated at Porto Maurizio,
Manufacturing jewelers are kept
busy supplying the demand for orna
ments of Ohantecler design.
Rev. Frank Skala, a mission preach
er, was shot down and killed by a
f'emented Slav at Woods Run, a
Pittsburg suburb.
Baseball claimed its first victim .of
the 1910 season in the death in New
York of 11-year-old Rulof Ruling who
v.as struck on the head by a pitched
The supreme court of the United
States has reassigned for argument
the cases of the United States against
the American Tobacco company and
the Standard Oil company.
J. C. liars in a Curtiss biplane at
the Memphis aviation meet lost con
trol of his machine, which crashed i
down on an automobile, but without ]
injuring any one seriously.
Theodore Roosevelt has an inter
view with Gilford Pinchot at Porto
Maurizio, Italy.
The Pullman company proposes to
fight the jurisdiction of the interstate
commerce commission in the matter
of rates for berths.
The wage dispute between the train- I
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Of the Week # .
stir in .« , f®f . told , tl ! e ,)olice that ,le mado a business of robbing homes at night. Mrs. Nicholas Longworth created somewhat of a
stir in Washington society circles by organizing a story telling club with Senators Denew Lodge Dick Burton Smoot nmi QnoflLw.r com • • •
story tellers. Monthly meetings will be held and prizes offered for the best story givenT minstrei form. P " "
men and the conductors of the New
York Central railroad and the officials
of the company is to be settled by ar
The Fairbanks expedition to Mt.
McKinley, the highest peak in North
America, reached the summit April 3,
after a climb of one month from the
base. No record of Dr. Cook's ascent
was found.
Speaker Cannon, stirred by the
failure of the automobile item, defies
the "insurgents" and tells them he
will remain speaker until March 4
next, "unless they have the moral
courage" to depose him.
They Were Left.
A good joke is going around on
John Murraj' and a lady freind
who departed on the six-thirty
train last Sunday • evening for
Howard Siding to be guests
of Miss Ethel Fisher. They in
tended to return on train No. r>4,
arriving here at ten fifty-six. They
were tit the tower waiting for the
train and when it did conieit pass
ed right through and they were
left "Waiting at the Tower."
They remained at the Fisher resi
lience all night and arrived home
on Monday morning on the eight
Emporium Girl as "Barbara Freit
The Senior class of Olean High
school presented the above popu
lar production, last Friday even
ing, under the direction of Miss
Myers. The principal character,
"Barbara Freitchie," was per
sonated by Miss Mildred Douglas,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. S.
Douglas, formerly residents of this
place. Of course we are all proud
of tiie great success and hearty en
thusiasm accorded the pleasant and
talented young lady, more especial
ly so on account of her being an
Emporium product. The Olean
Evening Herald, last Saturday, ;
"The acting was of a high stand
ard, and it was hard to believe
that the drama .vas presented by !
amateurs. Barely has a play of
such depth and strength been at- '
tempted bv high school students, !
and more rarely has a production j
of this class been brought to so j
high a degree of perfection. The !
excellent modulation of voice, the j
remarkable acting and the depth I
of feeling displayed, showed that!
time, care and faithful work had !
been expended in preparation, and j
for this result, much is due the J
training given the cast by Miss i
Beyond question, the star of the j
cast was Mildred Douglas, who j
enacted the title role. She won j
the instant favor of her audience, j
and held it from beginning to end. j
Though given a number of enthu- i
siastic curtain calls, she, for some j
reason, failed to respond to them. |
Her work was the subject of gene
ral commendation, and Miss Don-'
glas certainly covered herself with 1
glory as the immortal "Barbara." I
There will be a meeting of the
N. P. L., at the home of Mrs. M. ;
11. Dodge, on Friday evening, the
loth inst.
"Liberty and Union, One and Inseparable."— WEßSTEß.
| aged 40 years, eight months and
I sixteen days, died at the family
i home 011 Clear Creek, Saturday,
j April 9th, 1910, of a complication
j of diseases, resulting from a seri
; ous fall she sustained several years
I ago. Her husband, John l'anting,
I died Jan. 12th, 1904, leaving her
j with a family of five children and
j a small farm on Clear Creek. The
j children, all of whom were in at
| tendance at the funeral, which was
j held at St. Mark's church, Mon
! 'lav morning, are Mrs. Leonard,
1 Lawrence, Maud, Floyd and Bfir
ton, aged seven years. In addi
tion to her children to mourn 'her
death, she leaves her mother, Mrs.
Catharine Xarby, two sisters, two
brothers and one half-sister, viz:
John and Geo., Mrs. 11. A. Pant
ing, Emporium; Mrs. E. C.
Knight. Rochester, >i. Y., and
Mrs. C. L. Butler, Emporium.
Deceased made a noble battle
to rear her family and faithfully
assumed the heavy task. She was
a noble, good lady and was re
spected by all. The orphan child
ren can look with pride to the un
selfish example she set them and
the remarkable energy displayed
in their behalf. While their loss
is a heavy one the afllicted ones
should ever remember the words
of good advice from the best
friend they will ever have—their
The funeral was largely attend
ed and the very able address by the
good pastor, Rev. Father Dow
ney, was upon this occasion one of
his best—full of grand sentiment
and sound truth. The remains
were interred in St. Mark's ceme
tery, in charge of C. W. Rishell,
funeral director.
Deceased carried a certificate in
Gladioli Hive, No. 32, L.(). T.
M., of Emporium, for §I,OOO.
All who knew WILLIAM MAC
DONALD, of Beechwood, who died
on Saturday last in liis 72d year, j
will be pained to hear the sad news.
In apparently good health, he i
visited Emporium on Friday and j
transacted his business in his usual
prompt and honorable manner,
His sudden death is deeply deplor
ed. We always had the most pro- |
found respect for our friend, who j
was often a visitor to our sanctum, j
having for very many years been
one of our most prompt subscribers.
He was an honest man, and that
means much in this world. The
following, from a neighbor, being j
correct we gladly publish it:
"The community of Beeclnvood 1
was shocked on Sunday morning j
to learn that death had again come '
in our midst and removed Win.
MacDouald, an aged and respected
citizen. On Saturday morning,
April 9th, he was stricken with a
slight stroke of paralysis and Dr.
Mullhaupt, of St. Marys, was sum
moned, but gave no hopes of his
recovery. In the evening, lie
suffered another stroke and died
about nine o'clock.
Mr. Mac, Donald was born in
Nova Scotia, March Kith, 1817,
and came to Cameron county early
in his twenties.where lie has resid
ed ever since. He is sin vived by
four sisters and two brotlvr.-* also
seven children. namely: Mrs.
Peter Furguson, Daniel and Cal
vin, of Emporium, Charnes, Wil
liam, Laura and George at home.
The funeral, which was largely
attended, was held at his home <>n
Tuesday afternoon. Rev. Lehman,
of Emporium, officiating. There
were beautiful floral gifts from
friends, among them one from
Beeelivrno 1 Orange. N r o. 1.'522. P.
of M., of which deceased was a
consistent member,having filled the
office of Treasurer since the organ
ization of that order in 1906, with
the exception of a few months.
In the death of Mr. Mac Donald
his children have lost a kind father
and the people of Beechwood a
good friend and neighbor." M.
Argument Court.
Hon John A. Wykoff, of Sinna
mahoning, came up on Monday to '
assist Judge Laßar in holding
Argument Court. Our genial friend 1
made the the PRESS sanctum A
pleasant visit, of course renewing i
his paper for another year. Little '
business was transacted, owing to ;
the inability of Judge Hall to be
present. The bigamist who has
been confined in the jail for several
months was discharged upon pay-!
inent of a fine of $150.00 and |
agreement to live with his legal j
wife. The sale of the Star Box
Factory, at Sinnamahoning, by
Sheriff J. W. Norris. to A. D.
Gore, was confirmed.
Theatre Party.
A theatre party, composed of a
number of Driftwood's smart set
visited Emporium last evening and
witnessed "The Messenger Boy,"
pleasingly presented. The party
consisted of Misses Florence Mac-
Donald, Laura Denny, Maud Cal
lahan and Messrs. Garrett Mitchell,
Warren Lamb, Jack llackett,
Eld red Kreider and Fred Mc
\ icker. The ladies of the party
were business callers at the PKKRS
Opera House, April 28th.
Burton Stoddard's celebiated
comedy drama "Alvin Joslin"
which lias been making the public
laugh for twenty-two years will be
seen here on Thursday evening,
April 28th, at Emporium Opera J
House, with his haymakers baud, i
I American University Society.
Mrs. Charlotte W. Elliott, of
i. New York City, is in town organ
izing a twenty-one months' course
■ of instruction. Twenty-one differ
; ent Profs, will have charge of each
• 1 course of study, making it one of
I the most instructive and beneficial
courses ever conducted in this
, county. Mrs. Elliott, who is mak
ing her headquarters at Hotel
; Warner, is forming a very large
Pleasant Callers.
Last Monday, the PRKSS was
honored with a visit from Mr. G.S.
Hill of Driftwood and his two pleas
ant daughters, Misses Gertrude and
Audrey. After Mr. H. made ye
editor happy, till seemingly enjoy
ed a visit through our plant. The
young ladies are exceedingly pleas- j
ant, the former having very sue- !
cessfully conducted the Huntley '
school during th" [wist three vears. i
\\ e certainly enjoyed their visit, j
Home Again.
Mrs. J. B. Mulcahy, who recent-|
ly passed through a dangerous j
and serious operation at Dr. Mc- j
Grainor's hospital, at Port Alle- j
ganv, was brought to Emporium j
last Thursday and is doing nicely. !
She was accompanied by Miss
Catherine M. O'Brien, a profes
sional nurse, who remains here un
, til next Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. j
! M. will commence housekeeping at !
| once in one of Mrs. Belle Beat tie's j
' houses on Maple Street.
Seriously 111
Jas. B. Hayes, one of the oblig
| iug clerks at Hotel Warner, is
1 seriously ill with pluro-pneumonia,
under the watchful care of Dr. W.
11. Bush. Miss O'Brien, a pro
fessional nurse, is in charge of the
| ease. Jas. is a very sick boy and
j his many friends hope for bis
| speedy recovery.
Special Notice.
We have with the man
ufacturers ut Chi-Xamel and the
Chi-Namel Graining, Staining and
Varnishing process to have one of
their expert demonstrators spend 1
three days with us next week, '
April 21, 22, and 2.3, for the spe- !
cial purpose of teaching our trade ,
to use the little graining tools and 1
furnish our patrons, free of cost. '
expert instructions in the treat
ment of interior wood work. This j
will be a rare opportunity for any 1
one, especially the ladies, to learn ! '
how to grain and varnish their ! j
own floors and wood work, Chi- j
Namel graining will outwear the ; 1
ordinary lloor varnish many times ; *
over. We invite one and all to 1 i
visit our store to learn all about *
varnishes and how to use them.
F. Y. IIKII.MAN & C<>.
Upholstering. j
All kinds of upholstoring such as
parlor suits, couches, chairs and mat
tresses made over. Good work guar- <
TERMS: $2.00 —$1.501N ADVANCE
SATURDAY. Showers.
First National Bank,
At the close of business*, Apri! 13,1910,
jS3Y our Money Burned at a Fire.
Bis not covered by your fire insurance policy.
I The only safe place for your money when you
: can put your hands on it any time without a
I moments notice, is in this Bank,
j Our vaultsjare lire proof and thoroughly pro
| tected and insured against every disaster.
$1 .00 Starts an Account.
Rockwell Block, Emporium, Pa.
Office over A. F. Volt's Shoe Store
Emporium, Pa 12y
_.4M Annotincements under thin head must be
! "lined by the candidate and paid in advance to
nuntre publication.
■ Editor Pre«s:
' We are authorized to announce the
, of Cameron county, as a candidate for
Congress, upon the Republican ticket,
in the 21st Congressional District, eub
ject to the decision of the voters as ex-
Eressed at the Primary Election, to be
eld in June of 1910.
Editor Preßß:
You are authorized to announce my
name as a candidate for Congress, for
the 21st Congressional District, com
posed of the counties of Clearfield, Mc-
Kean, Centre and Cameron, subject to
the Rules of the Republican P*rty.—
Primary Election, June 4th, 1910.
Yours truly,
Curwensville, Clearlield Co., Pa ,
November 30ch, 1909.—t. p.
To The Editor:—l hereby announce
' myself a candidate for Congress in tbo
21st Pennsylvania district, subject to
i the decision of the Republican voters
! at the primaries to be held June 10,
i 1910. T make this announcement and
| enter the contest in compliance with
| the earnest requests of many promin
| ent members of the party in the dis-
I trict and also because I believe that in
j Congress, if elected, I would be in a
! position to effectively advocate those
j principles and measures of good gov
| ernment, which now more than ever,
should be embodied in Federal legis
j lation. I believe in clean politics and
j progressive Roosevelt policies. And
j to the end that I may serve their best
interests, I ask the support of the Re
publicans of this district.
Bradford, Pa., March 15, 1910.
The Mock Court Trial.
Rsgarding the big Mock Court Trial
j to be given in the Opera House, un
j der the auspices of the Ladies' Aid So-
I ciety of First Presbyterian Church, on
; Saturday evening next, would say that
j the stage will be laid out as a regular
| court room with all the accessories,
j and the trial will be conducted in
I every respect with all !he gravity of a
[ supreme court session. The case will
j be handled on the exact lines of legal
j proceedure, but for all that will be so
arranged that the two hours proceed
ings are likely to furnish the biggest
bunch of merriment an audience has
had in a long time.
Of course, all hearts will go out in
tearful sympathy for the plaintiff,
while as for the defendant, it is enough
to say that no one would ever have
believed it. The jury is distinguished
enough to rivet the attention of an au
dience for a whole evening, and are
capable of being an entire show them
selves. Altogether this Mock Court
Trial promises to be one of the events
of the season, both in the interest at
taching to it and in the crowd that
will attend.
Eye Specialist.
Prof. W. If. Budine, the well known
Eye Specialist, of Binghamton, N. Y.,
will bo at R. H. Hirsch'3 jcvelry
store, Emporium, Pa., April 16th.
If you can't see well or have
headache don'tfail to call and see Prof.
Budine, as he guarantees to cure all
such cases. Lenses ground and fitted
in old frames. Eyes tested and ex
amined free. All work guaranteed.
Friday Night Dance.
A dunce will be held at the opera
house on Friday evening, April
15th. from nine to twelve p. m.
Good music has been en ~;iv■<! for
the occasion. Price 50c per couple.
NO. 9.

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