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From: Patty Millich <>
Subject: [PACAMBRI] Odds n Ends C Free Oct 24 1902
Date: Mon, 1 Sep 2008 12:31:19 -0400
Cambria Freeman, Ebensburg, Pa.
Friday, October 24, 1902
Mr. and Mrs. John F. Tibbott, of this place,
visited Johnstown Sunday.
Joseph Anderson, of Cambria township, killed a 24-pund wild turkey on
Mrs. Dr. Richards, of this place, returned
home on Tuesday from a visit to Pittsburg.
P. J. Sanders, of Munster township, was a visitor to Ebensburg on
Mr. James White, of Summerhill township, was
a visitor to Ebensburg on Thursday.
Mr. John Borabaugh, of Croyle township was a
visitor to Ebensburg on Thursday.
Mr. Jerome Flick, of Allegheny township,
spent a few hours in Ebensburg on Wednesday.
Liveryman Thomas Peach left on Tuesday
morning for Philadelphia with a car load of sheep.
Miss Ann McDonald, of this place, left on Thursday
for Pittsburg, where she will spend the winter.
Mrs. C. F. O’Donnell and her sister, Miss
Mary Lacy, of Loretto, were visitors to Ebensburg on Thursday.
Mrs. William Garman, of Clearfield, formerly of Ebensburg, spent several days
here this week visiting friends.
Harry Riblett, of Jackson township, recently while walking in the
woods was severely hurt by a limb of a tree falling upon him.
Mr. Willard Jones, of Pittsburg, after spending a few days vacation with his
parents in this place, returned to his duties on Wednesday.
Mr. John E. Thompson, of this place, has
purchased the Jennie Roberts property on High Street in the East ward, the
consideration being $1,500.
Mr. John McBride, of Cambria township, has bought the residence now occupied
by Mr. Nelson Sipes in the West ward of Ebensburg, from Mrs. David Williams.
South Fork is to have a national bank. All of the stock will be subscribed by people
of that town, principally business men, and a meeting of the subscribers will
be held soon to elect a board of directors.
N. A. George is at the head of the movement.
Mrs. John L. Stough, of this place, while out
walking on Sunday afternoon, was taken suddenly ill near the residence of Mr.
George H. Boney, where she was taken in.
She was afterwards taken to her home in a conveyance and we are glad to
state soon recovered.
Last week five new cases of smallpox were
discovered at Barnesboro among the miners.
The houses are quarantined and guarded by men furnished by the Webster
Coal & Coke Company. The cases are
said to be a mild form of the genuine smallpox but chicken pox has been epidemic
at Barnesboro since early in the spring.
An Altoona dispatch of Monday says: Workmen employed in reconstructing the Portage road, in blasting to-day discovered a cave
in which they found traces of habitation.
Among the contents was a whiskey barrel, marked “Snowberger, 1854,” a
brand well known in these parts fifty years ago. The boys prepared for a feast, but when the
bung was drawn, they found nothing but a gelatin formation.
Pius Bott, aged 25 years, of Frugality, was
taken to the Altoona hospital on mail express on Tuesday evening
to receive treatment for injuries received in a hunting accident on
Friday. He and a companion named Archibald
Price were out gunning, and while homeward bound, Price tripped and his gun was
discharged, the contents carrying away Bott’s left heel. The wound is a serious one and will likely
leave Bott a cripple.
Michael Hamm, of Duncansville, while out
shooting for game with Ed Langham, near Pomeroy, Saturday morning was
seriously, if not fatally injured by the premature discharge of the gun of the
Thomas McCloskey, the seventeen-year-old son
of Mr. and Mrs. James A. McCloskey, of Tunnelhill, in company with Jesse
Donaldson, went to the woods Thursday of last week and the two became
separated. Donaldson noticed something
moving in the bushes and thinking it was some large game, fired without further
investigation. McCloskey, with a cry of
pain, came out of the bushes having received the contents of the shotgun in his
legs. Thirty five shots were found in
one leg and five in the other. He will
cases of small pox are reported at Ehrenfeld, Cambria County, and the public and parochial schools have
been closed to prevent the spread of the disease. Some difficulty has been experienced in
securing nurses for the smallpox patients but in order that they may secure
suitable attention, Sisters Bertha, Ursula and Catharine of the convent of the
Sisters of Mercy at Cresson, have volunteered to minister to the stricken
people. Their aid was much needed and
will be highly appreciated.
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