Democratic watchman. (Bellefonte, Pa.) 1855-1940, April 16, 1897, Image 10

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Demormatics atop
Bellefonte, Pa., April 16, 1897.
LUORRESPONDENTS,—No communications pub-
lished unless accompanied by the real name of
the writer.
——*“Cooney’”’ Auman is Millheim’s new
street commissioner.
— Will Larinsér has purchased George
Beezer’s livery stable in this place.
He is going to have a new Easter outfit.
—James McClain and family will
move from this place to Spangler some time
in May.
——Philipshuig is agitating the question
of additional street paving and, as usual,
that public spirited hustler, W. H. Df:
linger, has his shoulder to the wheel.
——The company store and dwellings
destroyed by the recent fire at the Philips-
burg lire brick works will be rebuilt as
soon as possible. The work is in progress
Now. :
——W. T. Meyer has closed Lis store in
this place. He sold the entire stock to a
Shamokin man and has moved his family
to Aaronshurg, where they will spend the
——**A Cheerful Liar’’ comes to Gar-
man's, next Monday night, with a large
company of professionals, supported by the
best amateur talent from the Altoona
school of acting.
———Harry Brown and ‘Brack’ Powell
exchanged pleasantries with a poker, the
other day, and ““Brack’’ had his head in a
sling and “‘Browny’’ arrested. A girl is
said to have been the cause.
--—Escaping steam started the whistle
on the upper axe factory, at Mill Hall, to
blowing, on Tuesday night, and the people
of that place all scrambled out of bed,
thinking there was a fire in the town.
——Miss M. Snyder’s fine exhibit of
millicery, yesterday, attracted crowds of
women to her store on Bishop street. She
has Miss Georgie Hyde, formerly with
Madam Louise, of New York, as trimmer.
C. U. Hoffer, of Philipsburg, well-
known in Bellefonte, has just accepted a
position as cashier and book-keeper for the
Atlantic refining company’s Philipsburg
branch. He had held that position several
years ago, but resigned it.
——The Academy closed, Wednesday af-
ternoon, for its short Easter vacation and on
Monday the Spring term will commence.
The school has been doing unusually good
work this year and deserves well its pres-
ent Success and many scholars.
——Col. Wm. Shortlidge and A. O.
Furst Esq., went down to Harrisburg, on
Wednesday morning, where the latter
made an address before the Legislative
Judiciary committee in favor of a bill for a
chattel mortgage law in this State.
The county commissioners have re-
papered the register’s and recorder’s office
and added a fine new desk for the latter.
Messrs. Rumberger and Harper are very
much pleased with the improvement and
want all their friends to-drop in and gee it.
——Jerry Nolan's snow has fallen and it
is a good thing. Jerry has been looking
heaven-ward for several weeks, shaking his
head and declaring that ‘‘we must have our
Easter snow.” We have had it at last.
It fell last Sunday night and Jerny is vin-
——A. C. Thompson, having finished
his term as head of the Snow Shoe schools,
will give Bellefonte the go bye and locate
in Philipsburg during the summer months.
Curt has many friends here who will re-
gret that he is not going to be with them
again this summer.
——Tom Morris has gone to Tyrone to
spend a week superintending their lime
enterprises about that” place. With his
father away and his brother Charles being
on the sick list everything devolves on
Tom for direction. Robert is looking after
the Bellefonte operations during his ab-
—Beezer and Hazel postponed the
sale of their butcher’s supplies, horses,
wagons, harness, etc., that was to have
taken place at the distillery last Saturday,
and the sale will be made in the Dia-
mond, in this place, Saturday afternoon,
at 1 o'clock. If you want anything in
these lines here is your chance.
Mr. Willard Lee, who stars in the
‘Cheerful Liar,” has a wide reputation as
an actor. He is conducting a school for
acters in Altoona and with a caste made
up of the best of his students, together with
a number of clever professionals, he is
making a short tour with the pretty war
play with the rather inelegant title. The
play will be produced at (iarman’s, on
Monday evening, April 19th.
— Last week we published the partic-
ulars of the arrest of E. T. Gardner, of
Howard, for burning his buildings in order
to get the insurance. We stated that he
had been released ona writ of habeas corpus,
but at the time of going to press the court
had not handed down a ruling. On Mon-
day judge Love ordered the discharge of
the indictment against Gardner and the
county will pay the costs.
——Frank Crosthwaitejhas rented the
Kurtz house, on SouthzThomas street, and
will take possession of it as soon as his fam-
ily are able. He has been confined to bed
for weeks with inflammatory rheumatism,
his liitle son Tom is still strapped to a
plank for curvature of the spine and they
have been sick so continuously “in the old
stone house that a change was ad vised.
Look-out for Warren next Sunday
i only the left one seriously hurt.
thing was going as nicely as could be at the
Edison electric illuminating company’s
plant and the work of setting up the tem-
porary dynamos and engines was going on
without a hitch when an accident occurred
that will result in the confinement of one of
the General Electric Co's. experts for about |
six weeks.
H. P. Loring was sent here from Phil-
adelphia to superintend the work of setting
up the dynamos and everything was being
pushed along successfully, the dynamos
were in place andall that remained to be
done was to block them down onto the
tracks. This was being done as hurriedly
as possible in order to get the lights on for
Saturday night, but in the haste there was
a single wrong movement and the 4,3001h
dynamo toppled over onto Mr. Loring.
Fortunately for him he was in a position
where nothing but his legs were caught and
He suf-
fered a compound fracture of the left leg
below the knee. The man was carried to
the Bush house, where the fracture was
reduced by doctors Harris and Dobbins and
the patient is resting as well as could be
The courage of the injured man was seen
when he coolly directed the workmen how
to take the fallen dynamo off of him. You
would not have imagined him to be in-
jured at all, for in a voice as steady as it
had heen while the work was in progress
he told the men how to make every move.
The rapid work of the company in get-
ting lights on again, within four nights
after their plant and equipment had been
totally destroyed, was wonderful and the
officers and men are receiving congratula-
tions on all sides.
NEAR LoGANTON.—Last Thursday after-
noon, Mrs. George Struble and son, who
live about three miles above Loganton,
Clinton county, were driving to that place
in a buggy. When in the vicinity of
Kleckner’s a bolt that held one side of the
shafts to the axle broke, leaving the shafts
fall on the horse’s heels. It frightened and
started on a mad gallop down the road. Mrs.
Struble made frantic efforts to stop the
animal, but was unable to do so, and when
the vehicle made a sudden lunge to the
side she and her boy were thrown out. In
falling the side of Mrs. Struble’s face canre
in contact with a stone. The flesh from
the top of the right side of the head down
to near the mouth and over back of the ear
was badly torn. The eyelid was severed
and eyeball injured. She was also badly
bruised by the hind wheel of the buggy
running over her body. Her son received
an ugly gash in the head.
Several men, who witnessed the accident,
ran to the assistance of the injured parties,
and carried Mrs. Struble into a shed and
afterwards into the residence of Mr.
Kleckner. Dr. Houtz was summoned and
found the lady conscious, although her face
was terribly mutilated. Forty stitches
were required to bring the pieces of severed
flesh together. In the afternoon both the
mother and the son were conveyed to their
home. : :
The woman's injuries proved more serious
than they were at first supposed to be. She
was conscious only a few minutes while the
doctor was sewing up her wounds, then
lapsed into unconsciousness and never re-
vived until death relieved her of her terri-
ble suffering on Friday afternoon.
Mrs. Struble is survived by a husband
and ten children. She was 45 years old
and was buried Sunday afternoon. Her
son, who was hurt in the accident, is able
to be around again.
selecting the provisional brigade that will
represent Pennsylvania in the great Grant
parade in New York, on the 27th, the
Crack 5th Reg. of the 2nd Brig., has been
left out and our own Company B, will have
to stay at home and shine up their brass
for the Philadelphia junket next month.
The provisional brigade that will repre-
sent the national guard on the occasion of
the unveiling of the Grant monument, con-
sists of the following organizations : The
first, ninth, thirteenth, fourteenth, six-
teenth and eighteenth regiments of in-
fantry, battery B and the Governor's troop.
The first regiment is the only organization
taken from the first brigade. The second
brigade furnish the fourteenth, sixteenth
and eighteenth regiments and battery B,
and’ the ninth and thirteenth regiments
and the Governor’s troop come from the
third brigade. General Gobin, who com-
mands the third brigade, has been detailed
to command the provisional brigade at
New York. :
Yesterday was a very disagreeable one for
the opening of the trout fishing season, yet
hundreds of fishermen, equipped all the
way from the $10 rod, most improved tack-
le, basket and rubber clothing, down to
the urchin and the 25ct pole who usually
gets the ‘fish, were along the banks of
Spring creek, Logan’s branch, Buffalo run,
and even on streams miles away, by day
The rain that had fallen all Wednesday
night and yesterday morning put the water
in splendid condition. It was neither too
high, too cold, nor too muddy, in fact it has
been many years since the conditions were
so favorable for catching fish, yet no big
catches were reported.
Nearly everybody had a few nice ones,
vet there wasn’t that parade of big fish
that is usually seen about the hotels on the
first day of the season.
: *oo-
——The members of the Coburn United
Evangelical church organized a Sunday
school last Saturday evening.
Tyrone has organized a business
men’s league and endorsed the candidacy | PEATH.—It was indeed a shock to. this
of John Wanamaker for state treasurer.
Cvangelists Weaver, Weeden and
Van Deventer will reopen their tabernacle;
in Lock Haven, on May 2nd. It was stored
there during the winter.
Rev. E. W. Koontz, of the United
Evangelical church, has rented Garth’s hall,
in Mill Hall, and will hold services there
during the summer. He is trying to build
up a congregation in that place.
——Altoona and Clearfield are both bid- |
ding to furnish a site for the next annual
state fair. If Altoona can’t raise $4,000
within several days Clearfield will get it.
That amount has already been guaranteed
by the citizens of that town.
- - edo
——The dead body of Lewis Sandusky,
of Jersey Shore, was found lying along the
rail-road tracks, near Lewistown a few days
ago. He had left his wife and two chil-
dren to hunt work and before going told a
friend that if he did not find it he would
cornmit suicide. It is supposed that he
did it. ’
A ik0
——The same shoe factory enterprise
from Williamsport that was rejected, sever- |
al weeks ago, by the Bellefonte board of
trade, is being pushed by T yrong capitalists
and will likely be a go in that place. At
the first meeting, up there, they subscribed
$6,200 of the necessary $15,000. A build-
ing committee has been appointed and they
expect to have it in operation in short
order. They have $12.000 raised now.
——The Pennsylvania society of colonial
dames of America will send an exhibit of
colonial relics for the Pennsylvania build-
ing at the Tennessee exhibition, May 1st
to November 1st. It is not the desire of
the society to send large pieces of any
sort, merely trinkets of undisputed colonial
date. All will be properly cared for and
returned. Information can be had by ad-
dressing Mrs. Roland G. Curtin, 22 S. 18th
street, Philadelphia.
odo eet
Supt. A. G. Palmer, of the Beech
Creek railroad, was married in a way that
proves to the world that he thinks a very
great deal of railroads and railroading. On
Wednesday last he and Miss Mary Baer
were married in his private car while the
train to which it was attached was flying
between Jersey Shore Junction and New-
berry. The ceremony was performed by
Rev. P. S. Kohler, a Presbyterian minis-
ter of Jersey Shore, and only the bride's
brother and his wife witnessed the cere-
——A winter tourist, claiming Chicago
as his home and giving his name as Wil-
liam Rodgers, was happily seated on the
bumpers of a coal train that was speeding
along the Bald Eagle valley, last Thursday
morning, when, without a moment’s warn-
ing, the train parted at the very place he
was seated and he was thrown onto the
rails. Fortunately for him he had time to
throw himself off of the track before the fol-
lowing string of cars ran upon him and he
escaped with a fracture of the left arm and
right leg. He was taken to the Altoona
hospital for treatment. The accident oc-
curred near Milesburg.
— — After July first the post-office de.
partment will permit private parties and
business companies to print their own pos-
tal or mail cards, though they will be re-
quired to purchase lct stamps to stick on
them. Under the present ruling private
mail cards, that is cards like postals, print-
ed with an advertisement on the stamp
side and the obverse left clean for writing,
have required a 2ct stamp, while one all
printed requires only lect. The peculiarity
of this arrangement is better appreciated
when it is known that the government
furnishes a postal card, stamped, for lect,
yet doesn’t allow people to furnish their
own card and pay lect for sending it be-
——Fitz and Webster's ‘‘Breezy Time’
played to fair business at Garman’s, last’
Saturday night, and the company has heen
taking a week off here. They never play
during Holy week. They are a clever lot
of people on the stage and off and gave one
of the best light entertainments ever put
on at Garman’s. It is seldom that you see
a company in which every member can do
a good specialty ; they did it, and from
the most noisome kind of laughter Fitz and
Wehster quieted the house, untila pin’s
fall could have been heard in any part of
it, with their exquisite cornet duet, ‘“The
Prettiest Girl.” Some of the people went
trout fishing yesterday morning, with the
opening of the season, but, like Robert
Downing of ‘‘Gladiator’’ fame, stage meth-
ods for catching fish don’t go, when angle
worms instead of flies are used.
i >
——At a meeting of the Mattern family
reunion association executive committee,
held in Tyrone, last Thursday afternoon,
committees were appointed for the next
annual reunion and picnic and the time for
holding it was changed from June 10th to
June 24th, next. The reunion will be held
at Warriorsmark and will be made a great
event. The Mattern family is a very old and
large oue in this county. The original one
came to this country in 1726 and this will be
the one hundred and seventy-first anniversa-
ry of his arrival. The Centre county repre-
sentatives holding office in the association
are : Executive committee, John W. Mat-
tern and Miles G. Gray, of Philipsburg ;
Dr. Frank Mattern, of Milesburg ; Collins
Mattern and Samuel T. Gray, of Storms-
town. Invitation committee, John W.
Mattern, Philipsburg. Transportation and
finance, Collins Mattern, of Stormstown.
| T° Alexander.
community, where so many of the friends
of his child-hood live, to hear that Capt.
James A. Leyden, Inf. U. S. A., was dead,
“yet that was the sad news that was sent
here from Ft. Sheridan, near Chicago, last
Saturday. He had died that afternoon at
his post home after only a few days illness
with pneumonia. In fact only the day be-
fore his death Telatives at State College re-
ceived a letter in which it was announced
that ‘‘for the first time in his life’”” he was
confined to bed with what the physicians
thought to be a slight attack of pleurisy.
Burial was made at the Fort, on Tues-
day afternoon, the customary services for
regular army officers having heen observed.
At first it was thought that the bod y
would be brought here for interment in the
family lot and Edward Leyden, of Beech
Creek, came up and had made partial ar-
rangements to that end, but the plans to
bury him at the Fort, temporarily, at least,
were carried out. =
Captain Leyden was a son of Daniel Ley-
den and his mother was Louise Alexander
Leyden, a sister of the late Senator Cyrus
He was born in Kentucky,
on the 12th of May, 1857, while his father
| was engaged in the iron business in that
State. At the outbreak of the civil war his
parents returned to this county and located
here. He received his education in the
public schools of this place and at the
Bellefonte Academy.
In June, 1875, he was appointed a cadet
at West Point from this congressional dis-
trict. He graduated in 1879, and was im-
| mediately sent to the frontier, where his
| company took part in the suppression of
the White River insurrection among the
Indians, during which the Meeker family
were massacred. He was appointed chief
engineer of his regiment and served a num-
ber of special appointments, among which
was a detail for three years in command of
the cadets at State College, and a year and
a half on ex-Gov. Beaver’s staff. While on
the Governor's staff he constructed the rifle
range at Ms. Gretna. For five years he
was chief instructor of the N. G.. P.
In 1888, after a year spent in travel in
Europe, he returned to his post at Ft.
Sheridan, and spent the next two years in
making a topographical survey of a large
section of that country.
He was much interested in working up a
history of the Leyden and Alexander fam-
ilies, which he, no doubt, leaves uncom-
Deceased leaves a wife and two children.
His wiie’s maiden name was Hattie I. Fos-
ter, she being a daughter of John S. Foster,
of State College.
His brother, E. G. Leyden, of Beech
Breek, and his‘ brother-in-law, Philip D.
Foster, of State College, left for Chicago on
Monday morning to attend the funeral.
li ll ll
——Mirs. Ilgen Musser died at her home,
in Millbeim, last Thursday, after a long
illness with dropsy. Deceased was 61 years
old and leaves a husband and eight chil-
dren. She was a daughter of Samuel Otto,
deceased, and had been a conscientious
member of the Methodist church for years.
Funeral services were held Sunday morn-
4 7
——O0. W. Henry, aged 26, died at Ty-
rone, on Wednesday morning. Deceased
was a baggage master on Bald Eagle valley
trains and had been ill for four weeks with
grip that finally affected his heart and
caused his death. His mother, three sis-
ters and a brother survive.
l fl I
——Wm. Irvin, an employe of the Mill
Hall axe factory, died with consumption
last Thursday afternoon. He had been ill
a long time, was 33 years old and leaves a
widow with one daughter.
nie M. Hunter, - youngest daughter of
the late Hon. Benjamin F. Hunter, was
married to Andrew M. Reeser, of Snow
Shoe, on Wednesday. The ceremony was
performed at the Hunter homestead, near
Fillmore, and only the immediate relatives
of the young folks were there. Rev. D. L.
Jones, of the Presbyterian church, officiated.
After the nuptials a splendid wedding
supper was served and Mr. and Mrs. Reeser
came to this place, where they took an
evening train for a short wedding tour.
The bride is a young woman of amiable
disposition, thoroughly trained in the duties
of a good housewife and of refined enough
manners to grace any function. Her hus-
band is a prosperous young merchant of
Snow Shoe and the course of their love
should surely run smooth, since they were
raised on adjoining fatms and the friend-
ship of their childhood grew to the love
that has made them one.
THEIR DEBUT A Success.—The Imper-
ial mandolin and guitar club, of Bellefonte,
gave a very enjoyable concert, at Eagle-
ville, ou last Monday evening, to a good
sized house. All the difficult numbers on
the program were played most excellently.
Mr. Brown’s flute solo, with guitar accom-
paniment, was undoubtedly the finest
thing of the kind heard there. Mre Taylor
captivated his hearers by his skillful ma-
nipulation of the cornet, while Mr. Culvey-
house made a decided hit with his new
combination instrument, the banjuar.
Mr. Gerhart’s songs were also very much
appreciated, if one may judge from the
amount of applause received. One of his
songs entitled, ‘‘I’ve Been Hoodooed,”’
called forth a perfect storm of applause and
five encores were given to that number
alone. The instramental medley, ‘‘The
Hullabaloo,’’ was also very enthusiastically
——Nearly 1,500 cases of leaf tobacco
have been sold by Clinton county growers,
this spring, with a lot yet unmarketed.
Owing to an advantageous growing season
and the fact that an embargo has prohibited
the exportation of tobacco from Cuba it has
sold at a better price than usual.
—E. M. Huyett, of Centre Hall, and
A. M. Brown, of Penn’a. Furnace, both ex-
perienced lumbermen, have joined forces
and will operate in partnership in the fu-
ture. They expect to begin cutting on the
Fleisher tract, near Tusseyville, soon. They
expect to fake about forty-five million feet
of lumber off that tract and will employ
about forty men.
—The decision of the court of quarter
sessions of Centre county in the case of
overseers of the poor of Liberty township
vs. the overseers of the poor of Castanea,
Clinton county, was affirmed on Monday.
The decision was handed down by justice
Beaver of the superior court. The point at
issue was the legal residence of Charles and
Samuel Aikey, two pauper children of Irvin
and Edith Aikey. The result of this decis-
ion, therefore, is against the claims of
Liberty township, in this case.
News Purely Personal.
—Mrs: Robert Valentine is home ffom a three
weeks visit in Baltimore.
—Mr. and Mrs. George T. Brew, of Grantsville,
Md., are in town for a short stay.
—Mr. and Mrs. Harris Mann, of Reedsville,
were in town the tore-part of the week visiting
their parents. :
—Mus. Barbara Rankin and her danghter Bella
left, last evening, for Harrisburg, to spend Easter
with Mrs. Hastings. -
—Mrs. Laura Mull, of Philipsburg, was? the
guest of Mrs, W. H. Wilkinson, of North Alle-
gheny street, during the fore part of the week.
—Mr. W. B. Fleming and family are about to
move from this place to Birmingham, where
Peter Tolan, formerly of Coleville, has a good job
for Mr. Fleming.
—Miss Lizzie Schofield, who has not been well
for some time, has gone down to Philadelphia to
go into one of the hospitals. Her sister Nan ix in
New York for a month's visit.
—Miss Lodie Musser, of Millheim, the charm-
ing young daughter of W.S. Musser, Esq., pro-
prietor of the Musser house in that place, is visit-
ing at the home of W. C. Heinle, on Bishop
street. :
—Rev. C. T. Aiken, of Pine Grove Mills, spent
Tuesday in this place making a few purchases for
improvements that are contemplated on his home,
the Lutheran parsonage. Besides having a new
porch it will be repainted this spring.
—Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Cooke left, Monday, for
Jeanette, were they will open a notion and fancy
store in a room owned by Mrs. Margaret Snyder.
Their little daughter Hazel will spend the sum-
mer here with her grandmother.
—James C. Waddle, of Lock Haven, the veteran
rail-roader, he of pedestrian fame, dropped in for
a minute, on Wednesday morning, but we were
afraid to ask him anything more about that great
foot race he ran at Tyrone recently and won $20
by doing a mile in fifteen minutes,
—Mr. John Gingerich, of Martha Furnace, was
in town last Saturday and had just about a minnte
left out of a very busy day to spend at the Warch-
manoffice. He is one of the substantial men of
the Bald Eagle valley and a gentleman with
whom years of acquaintance has encouraged our
very highest regard,
—Judge Larimer left, Tuesday, for his home in
Sioux City, Ia., none the better of his stay in
town. He has been in poor health for months
and came Eastin hopes that a change would be
beneficial but unfortunately he took cold and was
confined to bed most of the time he was here.
—Mr. and Mrs. Frank Musser and their daugh-
ter Helen were arrivals in Bellefonte Monday
morning. They came for a few days visit with
relatives here and at State College and were on
their way from Williamsport to Youngstown,
Ohio, where Frank will play ball during the sum-
—Coming back home has not been the pleasant
experience Miss Katie Lieb anticipated when she
camp up from Bethlehem before Christmas to
visit the Misses Green. She is just now recovering
from a severe attack of the grip, in fact she has
been so sick ever since she came that she has
only been out a few times.
—Our old friend John Ghener, of Scotia, was in
town on Saturday, and did the right thing by
enrolling his name as a regular subscriber to the
Warcuman. John says that his wife is such a stiff’
Democrat that she can’t get along without it, but
we fancy jt is not the politics, alone, that pleases
Mrs. Ghener. She likes the news and other good
features of the WarcumMax and in that she is like
many other women.
—Last week Mr. H. E. Homan, of Oak Hall, was
in town and this week his brother, Mr. B. F. Ho-
man, of the same place, had business here and had
driven down, Monday morning, before some Belle-
fonters were out of bed. Of course he had to get
up a little early to do it, but he has a habit
of getting around in the morning and that habit
has made him one of the prosperous young
farmers of that community. Mr. Homan began
reading the WarcumaN when he was only eight
years old and we have a. picture of him now, in
our mind's eye, -trudging along to school up in
Ferguson township with his 2nd reader under
one arm and the WarcumaN under the other, for
if he was reading the paper at such an early age
he must surely have toted it to school along with
—Wm. H. Fry came down from Pine Grove
Mills, on Wednesday ; night, to make a few pre-
liminary arrangements for the first annual re-
union of the students of the old Pine Grove Acad-
emy that will be held on the 22nd of next June.
There are quite a number of illustrious men who
claim that old school as their Alma Mater and
William is determined that this reunion will be
the occasion of the assembling of them all for a
good time. No better committee man could have
been selected than he will make, for nothing will
be left undone that will add to the comfort or
pleasure of those who go back to talk with fellow !
students of years ago. On the school roll are ex-
Governors, ex-congressmen, doctors of divinity, a
judge of the supreme court, prominent lawyers,
ex-common pleas judges, a millionaire and others
who have become noted in one way or another.
—The great annual settlement day in Lancaster
county is April 1st.
people from the surrounding towns and country
gather into Lancaster city to pay and collect ac-
counts, This custom has prevailed there so long
that the 1st of April has come to be a kind of gen-
eral holiday in that county. We have one man in
this section of the country who might be believ-
ed to have heen horn down there from the fact
that he seems to have this annual settlement idea |
thoroughly instilled into him.
Bickle, of Mill Hall. He is always in Bellefonte
on that day and the printer is not the last fellow
he visits, either, for Mr. Bickle has a due appre-
ciation of the needs of a printer and it all of our
subscribers were as prom
happy all the day long. He owns one of the finest
farms in the lower end of the Bald Eagle, where
he makes it pay because he uses good judgment
in putting out crops and marketing them.
On that day thousands of |
As regular as the |
first of April comes you can look for William |
t as he is we would be |
CHURCHES. — Next Sunday heing Easter
special music will be sung at various Belle-
fonte churches. All the choirs have been
at werk for some time with their programs
and beautiful music will be rendered.
ProRably the greatest efforts are being put
forth at the Episcopal and Presbyterian
churches, where choir masters Reeve and
Meyer have prepared for special musical
At the Episcopal church the follow-
ing program will be rendered :
Processional, ‘Jesus Christ is Risen To-day.”
’ Lyra Davidica.
Christ Our Passover. Anthem
Te Deum, Anthem, B. Minor, Buck.
Beneductus Anon
Introit, “At The Lambs High Feast We Sing.”
(i. J. Alvey.
Kyrie Monl:.
Glo Tih Monk.
Hymn, “Christ The Lord is Risen To-day.”
Offertory, “They Have Taken Away my
Lord” Stainer.
Sanctus Monl:.
Hymn, “Ob, Saving Victim,” J. Nglow.
Gloria in Excelsis, Monk.
Nunc Dimittis, Whitney.
Recessional, “Jesus Loves’ Gauntlet.
EVEN-SONG AT 7:30 p. m.
Processional, ‘Jesus Christ is Risen To-day.’’
Lyra Davidica.
J. Neader.
Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis
Hymn, ‘He is Risen’
Offertory, “I am He that Liveth’ King.
Hymn, “The Day of Resurrection,” Fours.
Recessional, “The Strife is Over,” Palestrina.
A beautiful program of Easter music will
be rendered at the evening service in the
Presbyterian church by their large choir,
under the direction of W. T. Meyer. A
general invitation is given to all lovers of
good music. W. T. Meyer has composed a
new piece of music for the pipe organ enti-
tled “The Resurrection Morn,” and will
render it at this song service.
—AIll kinds of bicycle sundries, re-
pairing and enameling in the finest style at
Sheffer’s ware rooms in the Exchange.
——New spring clothing just opened at
Faubles’. Prices much lower than ever.
It wil! pay you to investigate.
account of the dedication of the Grant
monument, April 27th, the Central R. R.
of Penn’a., will, on April 26th, sell special
excursion tickets from C. R. R. of Pa.,
ticket offices to New York and return at one
way fare for the round trip. These tickets
will be good for return passage on or before
April 29th, and admit of stop-off in Phila-
delphia, going or returning, within time
limit. Rate from Salona $7.73 and from
points West thereof to and including Belle-
fonte $7.91.
A TRIO OF OLD PEOPLE. — The death of
John Gast, which occurred at his home in
Mifflinburg, recently, in his 93rd year, has
called public notice to the remarkable
longevity of the family of which he is a
member.” He was born at Rebersburg,
this county, and has a brother living, who
is 91 years old, and a sister, Mrs. Mary
Wolf, of Brush valley, who is in her 94th
re a
New spring clothing just opened at
Faubles’. Prices much lower than ever.
It will pay you to investigate.
Monday night is the time set for the after
lent ball of the Undine fire company. It
will be given in the Arcade and the Undine
orchestra will furnish the music.
Admittance can be gained only by invi-
tation card. The dance will be one of the
largest and most carefully planned that the
company has ever given.
re rr ae
——Bicycles enameled any color. Tires
Vulcanized good as new. Columbia Agency,
Bellefonte, Pa.
New spring clothing just opened at
Faubles’. Prices much lower than ever.
It will pay you to investigate.
Bellefonte Grain Market.
Corrected weekly by Geo. W. Jackson & Co.
The following are the quotations up to six
o'clock, Thursday evening, when our paper goes
ress :
ed wheat
Rye, per bushel.
Corn, shelled, pe
Corn, ears, per bushel
Oats, per bushel, old
Oats, per bushel, ne
Barley, per bushel....
Ground Plaster, por
Buckwheat, per bushel
Cloverseed, per bushel.
Bellefonte Produce Markets.
Corrected weekly by Sechler & Co.
Potatoes per bushe 15
Onions reise pg 50
ggs, per dozen. 8
Lard, per pound.... 6
Country Shoulders. 6
Sides..... 6
Hams.... 10
Tallow, per pound.. 3
Butter, per pound. 20
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