William Hurry and other Patriots

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William Hurry and other Patriots - YORK. SUNDAY. JULY 2. 1905. York; M. Lawrence,...
YORK. SUNDAY. JULY 2. 1905. York; M. Lawrence, clerk; Mary Philip Mo'nun, cutter; Joseph clerk. New Smith, bricklayer; C. E. Wells, seaman; and George Hanover place John Magle, place and Nevlns Chrlstador. hairdresser; John H. Conk-lln. coal, foot of street; Elisabeth tailor; A. B. street. New York; Keep, hardware. streeta. south carpenter; Ann S. Burroughs, locksmith, 181 Atlantic treasurer; Nancy Perry, coal and wood. avenue; Robert William H. Smith, William To-blri, Flatbush avenue, W. Norman, roopsr; Joseph 217 Fulton avenue, P. Taplln accountant; carpenter; J. 70 viin milliner- Frlti William W Banning M D : Cornelius Cole superintendent; clerk- M W engine, Michael Ketcham. butcher; Hannah Langton, stonecutter Plymouth Thomas McDer-mott, Valentine. butcher-Calvin maker, 184 Fulton livery stsble, 10 ... CELEBRATION. Welcome to Returning Tour. Eagle.) o( the most novel the United States Dayton, when the poer. employers and chlldrenv will Henry Patterson on a trip Sround feature of the occasion his never held politician, nor has those feats for given special to his fellow a simple, private than any other the community in every quarter la planning, to remarkabTe characters "captain of Industry," of the new which has already the betterment of and stores social economists, be a long step toward between capital and making work safe, Patterson has factory of the National of which be on at Dayton has hundreds of students statesmen and world over Last summer, Mr. Patterson, from twenty-nine of the world The methods plant have been In several hundred as well as In welfare work for secured for Pay-ton of worklngmen. gardening, 'Both by the city has become a garden city. wide business of yearly pay roll in to more than of what he between employer as the benefits conferred upon the give him a public early in July from the committees call for the ex dollars. The chief a parade In which business and prominent cititens, and school arch, spanning by rows of columns block, has been Is to be styled Honor," and will weeks after his Mr. Pstterson a constructed for the Here the speeches and the Mayor of Patterson with a a testimonial of held by his townsmen. June 29, 1904, months Id Europe had been Impaired farewell gift to employes In his trip to the On this trip the was borne by one of Mr. Patterson's to a desire to Increasing the that the Institution Dayton factory grest believer In bath rooms have building. All employes working hours and once a week privilege of as they desire on employes are pre.-vldcd sleevelets, which are laundry. A hot a nominal charge lo all men In The hesds of departments take thilr Mr. Patterson his employes do substantial meal Two trained are alwas rooms and a fully-equipped are maintained. by Mr. Patterson At the Dayton beautiful shade surround the hava been encour homes, and prlies The boys of taught gardening. once the element, has beeu residence suburb. has been or In the fac the welfare of supports every of conditions s neighborhood for women and hundred women have formed a object of which working conditions These two or-ganlrnllors. publications. ,re gospel of welfsre working people. Is the product Initiative. la an entirely administration which many of the vexing capital, but which more to the any other single LIBERTY HELIUM'S GRAVE Body of William Hurry Located in . Graveyard Where Many Patriots Were Laid to Rest SERVED IN NUMBER OF BATTLES Hitherto Unknown Facts About Man in Whose Honor Famous Poem Was Written Brought to Light The grave of the man who first tolled the Liberty Bell bss been found, and by a sin gular coincidence almc-at on the eve of July i. : For many years all trace had been lost of the bell ringer who obeyed the injunction lettered on the State House bell, Philadelphia, by ringing it vigorously and "Proclaiming liberty throughout the land and to the Inhabitants thereof." It was known to a few historians, in a vague way, that his name was William Hur- Reputed Portrait of William Hurry, From a Rare Old Print. ry, and that he was a inau well advanced in years on that Immortal day whep serving in the humble capacity of bell ringer he made bis place In bliitory. The familiar poem, so well knowu to all Americans. "The Llbrty Dcllmau," with lt3 thrilling line, "Ring, grandfather, ring," had surrounded Hurry with a legendary atmosphere that made many persons regard him as a sort of myth. . Antiquarians and historians had made frequent searches for the body, to prove his reality, if nothing more, but these were all In vain until recently the graveyard of old Pine Street Presbyterian Church, Fourth and Pine streets, Philadelphia, was discovered to be the lost resting place of the famous revolutionary character. Credit for this important disclosure goes to Jacob Low, sexton of the church. Some time ago he begsn compiling a census of the denlsens of the ancient burying place. In the process numerous facts of great historical interest came to light, all connected with graves of revolutionary patriots or of famous men of the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. It was not an easy task. Time's obliterating hand had effaced many of the inscriptions and some of the stones, tumbling from their pedestals, had burled themselves In the sod, so that it required arduous work to mount them again. Many famous revolutionary heroes were found In the old grave yard. Including the first naval officer of be United States. Nathan Boys. He was appointed before this country had a navy and he fought on land for liberty before he took up naval duty. Boys was a trustee of Old Pine Street Church. Among other noted patriots whose bones rest hers are: Colonel Thomas Craig, Captain Isaac Craig, hero of Yorktown: Captain Alexander Brown, Colonel Robert Knox. Lieutenant William Henry, Captain James Ross, Captain John Marshall, Lieutenant Thomas McCullough, Captain Will-lam McMullln, Lieutenant John Woodside, Lieutenant Colonel Paul Cox. General John Steele, Captain William Llnnard and Dr. William Shlppen. Jr. All of these men were members ot the church. The tombstone of Mrs. Mary Nelson, who saved, during the Re-volution, s quantity of gunpowder from being destroyed st one ot the Delaware forts, was found to be still iu good condition. Side by side with the friends of freedom were found Its foes, including Oenersl Tarleton. of execrated memory, the British tyrant whose cruelties In the South caused endless misery. But the feature of the Investigation that brought most delight to the devottd searcher was the finding of Hurry's gTave. This Is located near the Pine street entrance. The modest stone that commemorates the departed Is Old Pins Street Burying Ground, Philadelphia, Where the Grave of the Liberty Bell Ringer Has Just Been Found, and Where Scores of Notable Men of Revolutionary Days Are Buried. about four feet high and Includes references to two other occupants of the grsve. When Low came upon It, the grave and headstone were sunk almost out of sight. Only two letters. Tt" and "Y," of the name Hurry were visible. Low's curiosity was aroused, as he remembered the name of the man who proclaimed liberty, and for whose grave earnest search had been made, and raising the stone with careful precautions against breaking It, be cleared It of the moss and mol and was overjoyed to find that It marked the grave of the Liberty Bellman. An examination of the stone gives some Information as to Hurry, ft shows that at the time he rang the bell he was s man ot bt years. He was born October 22, 1721. Hurry's activity In the cause of freedom did not stop with the ringing ot the old bell, now next to the original drafts nf the Declaration of Independence, and the Conslltu-tlon of the I'nlted 8'atea. the U'nst prized relic connected with the birth of the nation. He volunteered for service In the Continental Army, and served with distinction In a number of battles. Ills signature on a call for volunteers Is still In possession of the old church. It Is a somewhat pathetic circumstance that Hurry did not live to see the complete triumph ef the colonists over Great Britain. He died in 1781. two years before the surrender of Cornwallis, at Yorittown, ended the war and established American freedom lor all time, but his life extended far enough for him to see that the v.ltiiuate triumph of American arms v.as assured. Since its discovery, the grave has become a Mecca for the p:uriotie visiting Philadelphia from all over tho United States. It has been kept covered with Eowrrs by the children of iho neighborhood, and on future national h'jlidr.ys will he the scone of memorial exercises by the Colonial Dames, Sons of the Revolution. Daughters of the Revolution and othi r patriotic eccleiies. NEW SCALE FOR IROH WORKERS. Cleveland, O., July 1 The scale fixed upon at the recent convention at Detroit of the Amalgamated Association ii Iron and Tin Plate Workers, was signed 'jere to-day by five independent mills. The men have beun out of work for some time, as the furnaces have been shut down, pending the signing of the agreement. Two thousand men aie affected and will return to work on Wednesday. THE SEASON'S FRUITS. To the Present, Abundant Yield Has Attended All Summer Maturing Varieties. The season of matured American fruits may be considered as commencing in De-ctmber. In that month, strawberries have ripened in Florida, and the growers in t'.iat state then commence sending them to the markets of the great consuming centers. The long growing climate of Florida makes pcEsible a season there of six months' duration. Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina follow with their strawberry products. In March and April, which brings fje sr.pply up to Virginia, or semi-northern production of the fruit. From there ou, Maryland. Delaware, New Jersey, Long Island, the New York mainland and the New England states prolong the supply in their order, to August, making the long annual strawberry season of nine months duration. The yield of this year in all the territory described, "jas been the largest ever produced, but adverse weather conditions and fauha of transportation companies, have caused a large proportion of the fruit to cc-me upon the market in unsatisfactory or der, which has greatly reduced the returns to the producers. The best portion of supply has been that from the superior soil of Long Island and the carefully cultivated lends of the Kosel Broi'.iers, near Hempstead. Ita quality may be judged from the fact that 10 to 20 cents per quart have been readily paid for it. The average wholesale price of the other portion of this year's crop was 6 to 10 cents per quart. Blackberries followed strawberries more closely than usual, this year, They are of excellent quality and reasonable in value, very fine lots being retailed at 12 cents per quart. Receipts, thus far, have been from the more Sout'aern states. Lawtons and others of the Northern late yield, are promising and will prolong supply for a couple of months to come. The more than ordinarily cool weather of the present season has been beneficial to the market condition of the delicate raspberries, w'jlch have arrived in drier state than known for years and have realized 5 to 10 cents per pint for the growers. Tho huckleberry of the country has, as usual, secured higher prices than the general run of cultivated berries, ranging from 12 to 18 cents per quart. Gooseberries do not reach In our climate sufficiently attractive quality to be much in demand and t'je few that come to market bring only 5 to 6 cents per quart on tho average. Currants are favorites with housekeepers for serving mixed with raspberries end Jelly making. They sell readily at 6 to 10 cents per quart. Cantaloupes, grown In the Southern states, from seed of the famous Rocky Ford Colo-redo melons, ere especially good this season, and have been cheap at $2 to $4 per crate of about 40 melons, their size being much smaller ttian the fruit of the same name much cultivated in former years. Call-frrnia Rocky Ford 6eed melons, have been much superior and the best have brought 810 to 115 per crate. The genuine Rocky Fords of Colorado are much later in maturing and are the best of tho fruit. Water melons from Georgia and Florida have beeu on the market since May. ThiB year's yield has been generally acceptable and is now retailing at 35 to 75 cents earti. The yield of early peaches Is likely to ccme chiefly from Georgia and other of the more Southern states. They are arriving in good condition with free stone varietiea added to the Bunply. Protracted cold weather and late frosts, greatly Injured the crops on the Maryland-Delaware peninsular. The late crop of the New York mainland and in New England, is said to have escaped frosts injury through lateness of development, the practical soundness of which claim will be settled in August and September. Prices are 25 to 30 cents per dozen at retail. Pears of the Kelfer and Le Compte varieties appear promising on Long Island and In up-state districts. Nothing especial has yet been reported of the popular Bartletts, and It Is assumed that there will be a fair crop of thai variety. Its early representatives from New Jersey and tho peninsular, are about due. The apple problem le yet In abeyance. Ac-counts from the country at lirge are conflicting. Cold weather and frosts In Mav snd early June are said to hava weakened Ilia sensitive young fruit, causing considerable dropping. As tho bloom In most of the apple territory was profuse. It Is possible that even with considerable reduction of fruit setting, the result may be beneficial to size ot matured fruit, which itill to a great extent offset loss In quantity. The Eastern plums In market are only the Goorgla Botnn and Red June varieties. They are of good quality. Retail charges sre 10 cents per quart box. California fruits aro fine, light and dark cherries at 30 to 40 cents per pound, quality varying considerably. Tragedy prunes, J1.2' to 82.50 per box: Clymnn plums, 812.1 to 82.25; Climax. II. 25 to 4; Red June, $1.25 to 82.50; Biirbank, I1.6U to $2.50; t 'jerry, 81 to $1.50, and Apricots range from $2.25 to $.1 per box at wholesale. Retailers sell them at 12 to 16 rents per quart. The handsome California Bartltt pears, so popular fr many years, are not yet In evidence and there have been distressing rumors of adverse clrcunisianccB sff acting the fnt't. and trees. Receivers and dealers are h'peful that the facta are better than the rumors. The tropical fruits, oranges. pinppea snd bananas, arc still In plentiful supply. Considerable quantities of the red varieties of the last tiave recently appeared In Wesl Indian shipments. Pries are reasonable. Lvmnns and limes ar much dearer In consequence of the sim.nvr demand from the various tntcna.oDjtut and outing rcurts. Tiiin inn Sergeant r.ue M0 Made His Islands Tie United barracks in of the midst." He J. sort of him, comes familias. tho devotion Interests of There is Schuduaggies many Insist he must for it of the major's oftim shown. cleverness a letter simply: sergeant with "Dear of a recital and an would basket, but the service just these interesting to Consequently, hundreds to sn over the letter of a man In the drilled in He found in the So expert would be successes if at the first scanning the messenger man came the letter news about new men will be safe. 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  1. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle,
  2. 02 Jul 1905, Sun,
  3. Page 47

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