Rev Theodore Park Bucher Gettysburg Compiler Oct 22 1902
ones just wi/fs. e r s i n CAREER of REV. T. P, BUCHER ENDED. INTERESTING SKETCH OF A FORMER GETTYSBURG PASTOR. 'crlormcil Useful Service lor Iho United Stales f/aniUuy Commission--He Was a Man of Varied Experiences. Company, Near thn close of his 93rd j-ear, the Â·;v. ThBOilore 1'. Bucber passed away ul J u l y in the Boston City Hospital, .fter an ilkieas ot only eight days. There .re tnair.' linjong the older of our citi'/.Bns viio will renjBinbsr him, as he was pas ; - i r o f the German Reformed Church of .his place during the Civil W;ir. Upon \f- i'li-Miatiou of tliÂ« One Hundred ami jv/e'itv-Ninlli Pennsylvania Regiment iÂ» was elected chaplwin, recaiving ti lieu- Â« ; t"a eomuiissioii from Governor ,'urtin. His poor physical condition dis- Uih'd bim I'rtui aciive service, but not 'or hospital work in connection with the itwtt'3 Sanitary Cum mission, which he leriormed wi'.ii fulelity. J I I 3 V A 1 U K D ICXl-EBIESWCS, Mr. B no bar was a inan of varied ex" jrieiiced; ill heailn bringing about nauy chauges iu his career. Bora at Marietta, Pennsylvania, October 2,1830, IB "attended the public school until the ige of fourteen years, when lie became inployed in the village store. The min- ster of the Presbyterian. Church saw in uiuj one who would lie a credit to the clergy,and offered to educate him for the jhuren, but Mr. JJucher's inther felt that the boy's health would not permit close study. After a few years at work- in the itore, his health improved, and uo entered the Bloouifleld (I'a.) Academy to y . L - n n r a f o r college, aud in 185-1 graclu- ited'nt tlio Franklin and Marshall College ill Lancaster, Pa., dividing the liral nouor of his class. After his graduation, be bseame principal of the Milton Acart- imy, a somewhat famous classical school .n "Northern Pennsylvania. While at .Milton he WM admittud to the licentiate ranks of the Barman Unformed Cuuruh, d,nd invited to Landisburg, Pa., to I'otablish a classical school, becoming assistant to Bev. Dr. liinbacb. In 1858 be was elected County Superintendent of Schools. After serving in this capacity ill health required a cessation i'roui active woik. in 1SOO he came to Gettysburg. UISCOMBS AU EDITOR. It was in ISfiS that he became editor of The Christian World, at Dayton, Oiiio, sinccecding during bis connection wilh that paper in doubling its circulation. Iu addition to his editorial work, be was called upon for outside service, which told upon bis health, and again lie required rest and change. Early in 1870 he opened a wholesale paper commisaiou house in New York, and it was during liia residence in that city that he became a membor of the Episcopal Church. He was also active in politics, being a mem- bar of, and part of the time, officer in the famous Tammany organization, which by the way, he always loyally supported despite the many charges brought against it. The paper business proving unsuccessful, Mr. Bucher became interested in mining, and spent considerable time in Colorado. In 1873 he opened a Fire In surance Agency in Haw York. L'ltei ou he was commissioned by theCitizacs' Fire Insurance (Jo. to supervise its risks in New Euglaud. While in this work he' was seriously injured in a railroad accident at I'Htetiburg, Mass. This entirely disabled him from business for a long time. Recovering, he opened up a flee insurance business in Boston, afterward going to New Mexico to develp some mining property. Again returning to Boston, he once more took up the work of a life and flre insurance agent. In 1SSS was elected auditor for the Massa- cbuaotts Mutual Accident Association, aud within a few years, became Us second Vice President, aud acted as accountant, a position he was tilling at the time of bis death. Mr. Bucber was deeply interested in literary work, and has produced many creditable poems which have been published from time to time. His other interests d u r i n g recent years connection with St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, beinRa member of its executive committee. He also took an active part in the work of the Brotherhood of St. Andrew, arid was active in Odd Fellowship, being Past Noble Grand ofShaw- m u t Lodge, and at tbe time of bis serving as chaplain. Comes Over to Patti.son. Chairman Creasy, of the Democratic ate Committee, received this letter from J . A. Herr, a life-long Republican, tflem- jer of the State Board of Agriculture J3 years and a prominent member oi Pennsylvania State Grange : C'eflnr Hpringa, Pa., Oct. 5. 1002.--An the ir iietivc; iiH!uilK?ror the I'onnsyU-anla Suite oarcl -)t" Agriculture, J Ijuve IKOCD In a ponl- jon 1.o HLndy Lliu ucUoiiK ol' the OovernorK .hi.' State ruUitlvu toonr agricultural interests. ;:nn testify to the k'reat attention aiul con- it.ieratiun accorded uÂ« by Governor PattlHon. D u r i n g the eiRlit yearn 01 administrations ' H i x I but, one m e e t i n g of en favorable legislation was enacted It always received hlH active support aud up- troval. J u r i u K hlK terms of ollico lie gave jonnideratlorv to all tlic agricultural organlza- -ions of tbe State, thereby endearing himself Â« the entire f a r m i n g community. Ident that if elected Governor our agricultural interests will be given proper consideration find receive generous treatment at LIB irtH. Very truly yours, J. A. JlKliH. The Game Season. The open seasons for same in the Pennsylvania areas follows: Rabbits and .iare, November 1 to December IB ; Â·el, quail, grouse, pheasant, turkey, chicken, woodcock, October 15 to Decem- aer 15 ; woodcock, alao, July 1 to 31; reedbird, and railbird, September 1 to November 39 ; all web-foot fowl, September April 30; elk and deer, November 1 Stovember 30. SLEEP FOR BABY AND REST FOR MOTHERS Sleep for Skin Tortured Babies Rest for Tired Mothers, In Warm Baths with And gentle applications of Cutl- cura Ointment, purest of emollients and greatest of skin cures, to fee followed in severe cases mild doses of Caticura Resolvent Pills. This is the most speedy, permanent, and economical treatment for torturing, disfiguring-, itching, burning, bleeding, scaly, crusted,and pimply skin and humours, with loss of hair, of infants and children, ever compounded. 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