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Bellefonte, Pa., July 16, 1920.
NEWS ABOUT TOWN AND COUNTY.
— Next week the Chautauqua.
The farmers are now in the
midst of the harvest season.
Cherries have been so plentiful
this year and the help to pick them
so limited that bushels and bushels
of them have gone to waste.
The many friends of G. Fred
Musser will be glad to know that he
is slowly improving from quite a seri-
ous attack of pleuro pneumonia.
— The Henrietta K. Allison prop-
erty, at State College, was recently
sold through The McVey company to
William H. Strohecker, the considera-
tion being $6,500.
— Just 1325 teachers are enrolled
at the summer school for teachers at
State College, the largest number
that has ever attended a summer ses-
sion at that institution.
The Ladies Aid Society of the
Methodist church at Pleasant Gap
will hold an ice cream festival at the
Gap on Saturday evening, July 24tl,
to which the public is cordially in-
—--Second class townships in Centre
county have been apportioned $8,-
693.16 for construction and improve-
ments of roads and bridges, with an
unexpended balance of $4,315.18
awaiting additional applications.
A good part of the steel frame
work for the new silk mill is now on
the ground and being assembled for
the roof and north side of the build-
ing. As soon as it is in shape the
big structure will be completed as
quickly as possible.
Don’t forget that the Flying
Parson will be one of the lecturers at
the Bellefonte Chautauqua this year.
Another big attraction will be the
Belgian Veterans’ band. In fact the
entire program is one that should
appeal to all lovers of good entertain-
Now that the Fourth of July
is a thing of the past the Scenic
makes a bid for your patronage. Al-
ways an interesting place to spend an
evening, you will find it even more so
as the evenings grow longer and you
are anxious for some place to pass
Warren Wood, one of the
guards at the western penitentiary at
Rockview, this week moved his fam-
ily from the Schad house on Rey-
nolds avenue to one of the peniten-
tiary houses adjacent to the old bun-
galow on the western boundary of the
——D. I. Willard closed the deal
this week for the purchase of the
double brick house of Dr. Edith Schad,
on North Thomas street. The house
is now occupied by the Willard and R.
B. Taylor families, so that the change
in ownership will not mean a change
in tenants. The price paid was $4,100.
Dr. and Mrs. R. L. Capers and
Mr. and Mrs. James Craig have taken
the Schad house on east Linn street
recently vacated by the McCurdys.
Mrs. Frank Warfield expects to give
up her lease on the Harris house in
the fall and will move in with her
son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs.
——On Monday afternoon pilot
Hopson was in the act of taking up
a DeHaviland plane for testing out
but he had hardly left the ground
when his motor stopped dead and the
result was he took a tumble in a
wheat field on the Valentine farm.
The plane was pretty badly wrecked
but fortunately the pilot escaped with-
out a scratch.
— The annual Sunday school pic-
nic of St. John’s Episcopal church
will be held Thursday, July 29th, at
Hecla park. It is planned to make
this a parish picnic with all members
and friends of the parish, children and
grown-ups, urged to be present. St.
Paul’s parish, of Lock Haven, and St.
Andrew’s mission, of State College,
will picnic at the same time at Hecla.
—Thomas G. Norris, of Philipsburg,
was one of the ten successful candi-
dates for admission to the State For-
est Academy at Mont Alto, he having
successfully passed the examination
held on June 17th and 18th. Eigh-
teen candidates were examined but on-
ly ten were able to pass. The men will
be given six weeks practical work in
state forests before being admitted
to the Academy in the fall.
—D. Paul Fortney resigned his
position as special delivery man and
substitute parcel post carrier in the
Bellefonte post office last week to ac-
cept a more lucrative position in the
wholesale department of the Potter-
Hoy Hardware company. His resig-
nation left a vacancy in the postoffice
force which has been filled by Roy
Coldren being put on the outside work
and Miss Rebecca Cruse put on as
—The many Centre county friends
of Mr. J. Will Conley will regret to
learn that he is considered a very
sick man by the staff of physicians
at the University hospital, Philadel-
phia, where he went last week for
treatment. Shortly after reaching the
hospital a minor operation was per-
formed in the hope of giving him
temporary relief and permit of his
zaining sufficient strength to underge
a major operation, but a letter re-
ceived in Bellefonte on Wednesday
from Mrs. Conley did not contain very
encouraging news. Mr. Conley has
not responded as satisfactorily as it
was hoped he would, and until he
does so it will be hazardous to at-
tempt a second operation.
Soldiers’ Monument Dedicated at Mill-
The people of Millheim, Brush and
Pennsvalleys did themselves great
honor July 5th, when they dedicated a
monument to the soldiers from that
portion of the county who served in
the war of the rebellion and in the
late world’s war. The movement for
the erection of a suitable monument
was started over a year ago, and the
money to pay for the same and de-
fray all expenses incident thereto was
contributed principally by residents
of that end of the county.
The very favorable weather on the
fifth of July drew a big crowd to Mill-
heim and the committee in charge of
the unveiling and dedicatory ceremon-
ies, composed of Messrs. John R. Mil-
ler, Philip Musser, A. E. Bartges and
N. S Swabb, had perfected such a
good schedule that there wasn’t a
hitch in the proceedings. The Beaver-
town band had been secured for the
day and led the parade which was
marshalled promptly at two o’clock by
Charles Stover and aids. In addition
to the band the parade included sol-
diers of the Civil War, veterans of
the world war in their natty khaki
uniforms, Red Cross, numerous floats
and various civic organizations. Af-
ter parading through the principal
streets of the town the crowd halted
in front of the monument in the old
town hall square.
S. Ward Gramley was master of
ceremonies and after a brief explana-
tory talk called upon Rev. Miller who
offered a prayer. The chairman then
introduced Rev. Ralph Illingworth as
the principal speaker and he was fol-
lowed by W. Harrison Walker, Esq.,
Colonel Theodore Davis Boal and Capt.
The monument is of cut stone 6x6
feet square and 9 feet in height. It
contains four bronze panels on which
are the names of the soldiers honored
by the people of that part of the
county. Close to the monument stands
a sixty foot steel flagstaff from which
floats a 6x10 foot flag. The names
of Civil war veterans inscribed on
the panels are as follows:
Major Robert H. Ioster, 48th regiment,
Sergeants—(i. W. Leitzel, Henry Miller.
BE. Miller, J. Louck.
Privates—D. Bressler, John Clapham, A.
L. Delninger, J. Emerick, H. Meyer, M.
Grove, C. Held, S. Krape, I. Cramer, M.
Lamey, G. W. Lanick, Harry Lanick,
Israel Mayes, Israel Otto, William Otto,
C. W. Musser, J. B. Zeigler, T. H. Clap-
ham, David Yontz, J. BE. Wilt, A. M. King,
E. Held. J. B. King, J. W. Barker, Alf.
Diehl, John Finkle, J. E. McBride, Samuel
D. Otto, George Wirich, William Alter.
Ralph Musser and A. P. Maize.
The names of those who served in
the world war are as follows:
Licuts J. H. Hofman, J. A. Harden-
burg, David Kessler, L J. McMullen.
Sergeants CC. IR. Campbell, B. W. Kd-
munds, Charles IR. Meek, Paul Musser,
P. B. Musser, B. M. Stover, G. ¥. Stover.
Corporals B. €C. Auman, C. R. Held, W.
J. Mullen, H. F. Shires. :
Privates—G. It. Allison, J. I. Auman,
J. C. Bechtel, W. IF. Best, H. A, Bohn. J.
M. Boop, G. R. Boop, I. H. Breon, 8. M.
Breon. H. G. Breon, L. J. Breon, C. ‘8.
Burrell. J. H. Wingaman, A. R. Wingard,
1. 18. Wingard, A. R, Zimmerman, BR. 1.
Coble, T. C. Confer, H. I". Confer. Orvis %.
Coleman, R. P. Coleman, L. M. Deitz, 1.
1. Finkle, IX. J. Gordent, H. C. Hassing-
or. C. 8S. Hosterman, R. E. Kerstetter, Ja-
cob Kessler, Orvis S. Kanarr, Moses Db.
Krader, W. H. Lauver, P. W. Meyers, IR.
A. Miller, L. BE. Musser, G. O. Musser, R.
1. Musser, C. E. Musser, Samuel Rider,
1. RB. Schreckengast, J. C. Smith, C. IR.
Stover, A. H. Stover, J. I Wilbur, A. €.
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Back from Sunny Italy.
Nicola Lalli, the enterprising shoe-
maker, who went to Italy upwards of
a year ago to bring to this country
his wife and little daughter, arrived
in Bellefonte on Sunday with his little
family and he literally oozed happi-
ness from every pore over the fact
that he was again back under the
Stars and Stripes safe and sound.
When Mr. Lalli left Bellefonte he
fully expected to be back within a few
months and he sold his shoe repair
shop in the room next to the Gazette
office to Charles Nelo, with the under-
standing that he was to have it back
if he returned within a specified time.
But unfortunately he didn’t get back
for the reason that he couldn’t get
out of Italy. In fact he was held up
three months under pain of arrest if
he attempted to leave the country, but
he finally got matters straightened
out to the satisfaction of the Italian
authorities and was permitted to
sail. But he arrived here too late to
exercise his option on the repurchase
of his shoe repair shop and now he
will have to look for another location.
But is he down spirited and gloomy
over that fact? He is not. He nat-
urally is looking for a location in
Bellefonte but if he can’t find one he
will locate “maybe in Milesburg, may-
be Howard, and maybe some other
near town” until he can get a loca-
tion here, then back to Bellefonte
Fines Imposed on Milkmen.
Yesterday’s Altoona Times-Tribune
contained the following item:
Myrven H. Neaffer, local agent for
the state bureau of foods, returned to
Altoona last night from Bellefonte,
where he collected six fines for adul-
teration of milk and cream. The hear-
ings were conducted on Monday night
in the office of Justice of the Peace
In several of the cases prosecutions
had been brought after investigations
which disclosed the fact that cream
was being sold which was below the
standard of butter fat required by the
state regulations. In others resort had
been had to the “town pump” to as-
sist in filling the cans. All of the de-
fendants were farmers and dairymen.
— Only two weeks more of the
and lines will be packed away for
another nine months and it won’t be
long until the enthusiastic sportsman
will be rubbing up his gun in antic-
ipation of the hunting season.
. — Harry Franks and John Kaleck,
the two Wilkes-Barre men captured
on June 29th by the State cops while
transporting three barrels of whiskey
smothered with onions, were taken to
Williamsport on July first where they
were held in one thousand dollars bail
for trial before the United States dis-
trict court. Bond was furnished and
the men returned to Wilkes-Barre.
The whiskey is still in the custody of
postmaster P. H. Gherrity, of Belle-
fonte, while the automobile is also
held in Bellefonte awaiting the dis-
position of the U. S. Court.
—A bountiful apple crop is in pros-
pect in Centre county this year and
many farmers are wondering if the
prohibition law will interfere with the
making of cider, as heretofore. Ac-
cording to reliable information it will
not. Make all the cider you want to
make either for your own use or for
sale as fresh, sweet cider, but do not
allow it to ferment and then sell it
as hard cider. That might be an in-
fraction of the Volstead law as it
now stands on the statute books. But
there is nothing in the law to prevent
the making of cider and boiling apple-
butter as has been the custom for gen-
eration after generation.
——At a meeting of the Union
Cemetery Association last Friday af-
ternoon, Miss Olive Mitchell tempor-
arily resigned as secretary of the
Board, and S. Kline Woodring was
selected to take charge of the work.
Miss Mitchell has been secretary of
the board for sixteen years while for
ten years prior to that she did the
work for the late J. M. Dale Esa.
She was a capable and conscientious
official and carefully looked after the
interests of the association as well
as of lot owners. In the future all
business communications in connec-
tion with the cemetery should be ad-
dressed to S. Kline Woodring.
——The circus which was so widely
advertised by the “Watchman” for
several weeks was held on the High
school grounds last Thursday even-
ing by the Woman’s club and Patrio-
tic League combined and proved a de-
lightful diversion. The big side show
was filled with freaks—not freaks in
reality but so splendidiy made up that
they looked like the real thing, and
it proved a wonderful attraction for
old and young. The Japanese garden
inside the school building did a good
business and two fortune tellers add-
ed to the interest and mysteries of the
Fellows mare " ircus
grounds x d JEP & Bae, n the
erowd with some entertaining music.
All told the snug sum of $160.00 was
realized which will be equally divided
between the Woman’s Club and the
— The new nurses home at the
Bellefonte hospital was formally
opened with a house warming last
Friday evening given by the nurses.
About thirty guests were present and
the evening was spent in a social way,
music and cards predominating. Re-
freshments were also served. The
continued growth of the hospital
made it imperative that some perman-
ent place would have to be provided
to accommodate the nurses at the in-
stitution, who now number thirteen.
About a year ago the Hess property,
adjoining the hospital grounds, was
purchased through the cooperation of
the Ladies Auxiliary and it has been
almost completely furnished with fur-
niture donated by friends of the in-
titution. It was opened last Friday
as a permanent home for as many of
the nurses as it will accommodate and
that was the excuse for a house-
warming in the evening. !
Mrs. James Seig was hostess at a
card party Saturday night at her home
on east High street, given in compli-
ment to her sister, Mrs. Lieby, of
Newport, Pa., who has been her guest
for a week or more.
Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Funk entertain-
ed at dinner Sunday night, at their
bungalow on Curtin street.
Thirty of Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Mensch’s friends were their guests at
the dinner dance, given at the Country
club Tuesday of last week, in honor
of their house guest, Mrs, George
Klump, and in celebration of their
seventeenth wedding anniversary.
Mrs. Klump was honor guest at the
dinner of fifteen covers, given by Mrs.
C. M. Parrish, at the Country club
Mrs. Edwin Earl Sparks, state re-
gent of the D. A. R., entertained
at the President’s House at State Col-
lege, Wednesday afternoon, with a tea
given for the members of the D. A.
R. who are at Penn State Summer
Col. and Mrs. W. F. Reynolds will
give a dinner tonight for Col. Theo-
dore Davis Boal, Capt. and Mrs. Pierre
Boal and Mrs. Boal’s mother, the
Countess de Menthan and her daugh-
ter, the party will be entertained dur-
ing the evening at the pictures of the
28th Division. The Countess and her
daughter have been in America for
a month or more, coming over for
the christening of Mr. and Mrs. Boal’s
daughter, which took place in the
private chapel on the Boal estate at
Boalsburg, on Sunday, July 4th. They
expect to sail next week for their
home in France.
During the evening the Odd |
Automobile Accident Results Fatally. |
trout fishing season and then the rods |
William McManus Dunlap, only
child of George R. and Bessie McMan-
us Dunlap, of Ferguson township, was
the unfortunate victim of an auto-
mobile accident which occurred on the
state highway about a mile east of
Pine Grove Mills at 2:40 o’clock last
Saturday afternoon. The boy and
his father had been guests of Mr.
Elmer Long on a little automobile
ride and had just returned home.
They got out of the car in front of
their home and walked around the
back of the car to cross the road to
their house and just as they stepped
from behind the car they were struck
by an automobile carrying the U. S.
mail. The boy was a little in ad-
vance of his father and was struck
on the head and knocked down, Mr.
Dunlap, who had hold of the child’s
hand, being thrown violently down by
the force of the impact.
Both father and son were rushed to
the Bellefonte hospital as quickly as
possible where it was found that the
boy had suffered concussion of the
brain, and was badly injured about
the upper part of the chest and cut
on the head and face. The father
was badly bruised on the legs and
body but had no bones broken. The
boy lingered in a semi-conscious con-
dition until noon on Monday when he
A pathetic part of the tragedy is
the fact that the boy’s mother is an
invalid and has been in a private
sanatorium at Wallaceton most of the
summer. Mr. Dunlap taught school
at Wallaceton the past year and at
the close of the school term returned
to Ferguson township with his son
and had been staying at his own home
intending to return to Wallaceton for
the opening of school in September.
The bereaved mother was taken home
on Tuesday and is almost heartbrok-
en over the loss of her only child,
who was an unusually bright boy,
and who was nine years old on the
18th of last December.
The funeral was held at 4:30 o’clock
yesterday afternoon, and was one of
the largest held in Pine Grove Mills in
a long time. The floral offerings were
most profuse, the casket being liter-
ally covered with flowers. The Pres-
byterian Sunday school attended in a
body, the Citizens band turned out
as well as the United Order of Jun-
jor Mechanics. Rev. W. K. Harnish
officiated and was assisted by Rev. Ira
E. Fisher. Burial was made in the
new cemetery at Pine Grove Mills.
Centre Countian Killed on Railroad.
James Newell McCalmont, a native
of College township, was instantly
killed on July 4th, in the Conway
yards of the Pennsylvania railroad.
He was foreman of car inspectors and
while at work about nine o’clock on
the morning of the Fourth accidently
got caught between two cars and
crushed to death.
Deceased was a son of James and
Emily S. McCalmont and was born
in College township about fifty-one
years ago. His boyhood life was spent
on the farm and when he grew to
manhood he engaged in farming for
hiraself. Later he gave up farming
and moving to State College engaged
in the livery business. About four-
teen years ago he disposed of his
business at State College and moved
to Baden, Beaver county, where he
went to work for the Pennsylvania rail
road company. In the fourteen years
he had been in the company’s employ
he had been advanced to foreman of
car inspectors in the Conway yards.
Mr. McCalmont was married to
Miss Dolly Fye, of College township,
who survives with five children, name-
ly: Mrs. Alexander Brown, of Bad-
en; Isabel, Dorothy, Robert and Betty
all at home. He also leaves his aged
mother, who makes her home in Belle-
fonte, as well as the following broth-
ers and sisters: Mrs. John Hartswick,
of Bellefonte; Edward, of Philadel-
phia; Mrs. J. C. Meyer, of Knoxville,
Tenn.; Roy and Dr. William Me-
Calmont, of Philadelphia, and Mrs.
Mary Holmes, of State College.
Funeral services were held at his
late home in Baden at three o’clock on
Tuesday afternoon, July 6th, after
which burial was made in the ceme-
tery at that place.
Activities of Community Nurse.
Following is a summary of the acti-
vities of the community nurse for the
month of June:
Nurting visits made....................
Infant welfare visits..........0.000000,
Visits to schools............4...
Home visits to school children
Social: service visits...................0.
Nature of Cases.
Pre-natal .. oi cities 1
Obstetrical ........ciivccciiginsiiiii, 4
Nurse present at delivery............... 2
Well babies under supervision.......... 16
Chronic illness....cc.c.... tile ansserenee 3
Operation’ ........ou... ee Aas srereees 1
During the month there have been
14 paying patients and 35 free. The
splendid work of Miss Mae Peterman,
the community nurse, is becoming well
known and greatly appreciated by the
people of Bellefonte, and the plans
are to have the community so in-
tensely interested in this project that
it will be placed upon a firm basis
and made a permanent feature of our
town life. Miss Peterman’s office is
in the Petrikin hall.
An ancient law” and “a bit of
pedigree,” subjects at the Methodist
church at 10:45 a. m. and 7:30 p. m.
Sunday. Special music by the choir
at both services. A duet by Mrs. Krad-
er and Mrs. Scott at 7:30.
i rsa ———
For Sale.—Six cylinder, seven pas-
senger Studebaker car, 1918 model.
In good condition. Inquire of Henry
Kline, Bellefonte, Pa. 65-27-1£
RE ES TH VR BSR SCR ET CTE,
NEWS PURELY PERSONAL.
—Mrs. Bruce Burlingame, of Syracuse, |
is visiting with Mrs. H. H. Curtin at
—Mrs. Samuel Sheffer has returned from
a six weeks’ visit at her former home in
—The Misses Daisy Hopkins and Isabelle
McCarty, of Pittsburgh, are guests of Dr.
and Mrs. 8. M. Nissley.
—Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Casebeer are enter-
taining Mr. Casebeer’s mother, Mrs. Case-
beer, of Somerset, and her daughter.
Miss Helen Stahl, of Wyncote, is visit-
ing in Bellefonte, a guest of Mr. and Mrs.
Lewis Daggett at their home on Linn
— Harry L. Mann has sold his house in
Milesburg, in anticipation of coming to
Bellefonte to live, having taken a room in
the Benner house.
— Mrs. John Englebaugh, of Sharon,
has been spending the week here with
her mother, Mrs. Shreffler and her daugh-
ter, Miss Katherine.
— Mrs. Thomas Hodges returned to Syra-
cuse the middle of the week, after a visit
of several days with her mother, Mrs.
Harry Curtin, at Curtin.
—Miss Helen E. C. Overton left yester-
day morning for Atlantic City, expecting
to remain there until the opening of the
Academy in September.
—Mrs. H. L. Garber, of College Point,
L. I, is expected in Bellefonte this week
for a visit with her grandmother and moth-
er, Mrs. Bush and Mrs. Callaway.
Miss Elizabeth Hart left Thursday of
last week for a visit of six weeks with
her brother and his wife, Mr. and Mrs.
Samuel Hart, of Toronto, Canada.
— Thomas S. Crosthwaite, in the freight
department of the P. R. R.,” at Philadel-
phia, spent the Fourth in Bellefonte, with
his aunt, Mrs. S. A. Bell and other rela-
__ Dr. and Mrs. Hennig, with Miss Adal-
ine Tenrine as one of their motor guests,
returned a week ago from a week's drive
through eastern Pennsylvania and Dela-
__ Miss Sue Wallace, a daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Lew Wallace, of Akron, Ohio,
spent last week in Bellefonte as a guest
of Mrs. M. B. Garman, returning home
__Miss Barbara Levi left Wednesday
morning for New York city to spend a
month or six weeks with her father, Moses
Levi, whose condition remains extremely
—_ Thomas Brew, Jr., of Lansford, has
been spending the week in Bellefonte,
with his uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. H.
E. Fenlon. Junior is the elder of Mr. and
Mrs. Brew’s two sons.
__Miss Esther Johnson returned home
on Friday afternoon of last week after
spending a week at the Forest Inn hotel
at Eagles Mere park and a week visiting
friends in Williamsport.
__ Miss Eliza M. Thomas closed her house
on Allegheny street Thursday of last week,
leaving ¥riday morning for Jamestown,
R. 1., where she will spend the summer as
a guest of Mrs. Wistar Morris.
—Mrs. Jacob Donner, who is a guest of
her daughter, Mrs. John Marks, of West
High street, came to Bellefonte last week
with Mrs. Marks, who was returning home
from a visit at her former home in Berlin.
—Joseph Cader, Jr.; who since leaving
college has been located. in Newark, N.
J., was among the Bellefonte boys, who
spent their mid-summer vacation here.
Joseph was a guest of his mother at their
home cn Spring street.
__Martin R. Lutz and his son John, who
have been associated with this office for
the past month, spent the summer vaca-
tion at their home in New Holland. Mr.
Lutz anticipates moving his family io
Bellefonte in September.
Miss M. C. Snyder is arranging to
leave this week for Delaware, to spend
her summer vacation with Mr. and Mrs.
Kdward Cooke and their grandchildren,
Douglass and Donald Pearce, at the Cooke
summer home at Milford.
— Mrs. Jerome G. Harper was a motor
guest of Mr. and Mrs, T. S. Strawn, on
their return drive to Pittsburgh, Wednes-
day, going out for a two weeks’ visit with
Mr. Harper's sisters, Miss Louise G. Harp-
er and Mrs. J. A. Saxe, at Ellsworth, Pa.
— Mrs. Thaddeus Hamilton will leave
Saturday with her son Clarence, for New
Jersey, having planned to spend four
months at the cottage, which Clarence
Hamilton and Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Ham-
ilton have taken for the summer. Mr.
Hamilton will join her later.
__Dr. Eloise Meek, who is spending the
month of July in Bellefonte, has resigned
from the United States Public Health Ser-
vice of New York City to accept a posi-
tion on the Medical Staff of the Firestone
Tire and Rubber Co., of Akron, Ohio. Dr.
Meek will leave the first of August to take
up the work of her new position.
__Mrs. A. J. Benson, her two sons, John
and Edward and Miss Mary Brady, all of
Pittsburgh, are guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Christ Beezer at their home up Spring
Creek, for the month of July. Mr. Ben-
son will join the party tomorrow, expect-
ing to be with them for the remainder
of the month. Mrs. Benson is a sister of
Mrs. Beezer, while Miss Brady is their
Miss Bdith 1. Cooke, the only daugh-
ter of Mr. and Mrs. John Cooke, former
1 | residents of Bellefonte, has been spending
the week with friends in Bellefonte.
Miss Cooke, who is private secretary to
one of the leading corporation lawyers
of Philadelphia, came here from the ‘White
Mountains, where she had been spending
her vacation motoring. Upon leaving today
she will go to Muncy for a short visit
before returning to resume her work.
— Miss Margaret Wade, the well known
social editor of many administrations at
Washington, and possibly the next social
secretary at the White House, having al-
ready been installed as Mrs, Harding's
secretary, will visit in Bellefonte next
week, as a guest of Mrs. Callaway at the
home of her mother, Mrs. D. G. Bush.
Miss Wade, who is going to State College
for a month, has been a close friend - of
the Brockerhoff family and frequently vis-
ited here as their guest.
— The Misses Helen and Anita Shollen-
berger, of Philadelhia, Miss Lippincott, cf
Harrisburg, State Inspector of Markets,
and Miss A. B. Kiermeier, of Gloucester,
N. J., are included in the house party be-
ing entertained by the Misses Daise and
Anne Keichline. The Misses Shollenberger
were motor guests of Miss Anne Keichline
on the drive home from Cornell commence-
ment Tuesday, Miss Helen Shollenberger
and Miss Keichline being classmates there.
Their drive Tuesday covered two hundred
and sixteen miles.
—1I. C. Beezer was among the men from
Philipsburg, who drove to Hublersburg
the early part of last week for the funeral
of Henry Swartz.
—Mrs. Margaret Hutchinson and her
son Harry, recently returned from a visit
with Mrs. Thomas Hutchinson and her
family at Warren. :
—Mr. and Mrs. Wells L. Daggett weat
to Elmira, Tuesday, to attend the funeral
of Miss Carpenter, which was held at
Horseheads on Wednesday afternoon.
—Mr. and Mrs. W. I. Fleming are en-
tertaining their daughter-in-law, Mrs. M.
Ward Fleming, of Philipsburg, and her
two children, Mary Isabelle and John.
—MTrs. E. P. Moore, of Tyrone, her daugh-
ter. Miss Katherine and Isaac Miller, Jr.,
of Philadelphia, have all been guests for
the past week of Isaac Miller, at the toll
—DMr. and Mrs. Joseph B. Metzger and
little daughter Doris, of Pittsburgh, spent
ten days or more at Coleville as guests
of Mrs. Metzger's sister, Mrs. Harry Gar-
—Miss Mdith J. Stouffer, of Chambers-
burg, who has been visiting her uncle
and aunt, Rev. Dr. Ambrose M. Schmidt
and wife, left on Tuesday for Pittsburgh,
to visit friends in that city. |
—Mr. and Mrs. John Van Pelt, of Johns-
town and their daughter, Rachel, spent
the Fourth in Bellefonte, with Mrs. Van
Pelt’s mother, Mrs. Rachel Harris, at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. John McCoy.
—Mr. and Mrs. J. Barry Case, of Wash-
ington, D. C., spent last week as guests of
Mrs. Case's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Williain
McGowan, at Roopsburg. Mr. Case return.
ed home Sunday, Mrs. Case following Wed-
—Dr. and Mrs. Bradshaw motored here
from Sugar Grove last week, spending the
week end in Bellefonte as guests of Wil-
liam B. Rankin and his family. Among
Mr. Rankin’s Fourth of July guests was
his daughter Mary, of Harrisburg.
—Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Gheen are enter-
taining Mrs. Gheen’s brother and his ‘fam-
ily, Mr. and Mrs. Scott Forney and their
son, George, who came here from Texas
within the past week. Mr. and Mrs. For-
ney will spend the summer in the north.
—Mrs. Joseph Metz, of Trenton, Ken-
tucky, and her son Horace, arrived in
Bellefonte Tuesday, coming to Pennsyl-
vania for a month’s visit with her sisters
and brothers here and at State College.
Mrs. Metz, before her marriage, was Miss
— Mrs. R. 8. Brouse left Monday after-
noon for Portland, Oregon, from where
she will sail on July 30, for a four months
trip through the Orient. Mrs. Brouse ex-
pects to make several stops on her way
to the coast, five days in the Yellowstone
Park being included in her plans.
—Mrs. J. Y. Dale returned to Bellefonte
the early part of last week from Norris-
town, where she had been visiting with
her daughter, Mrs. Crossman. Mrs. Dale
hsd spent the greater part of the winter
in Florence, N. C., with her elder daugh-
ter, Mrs. S. M. Wetmore, going to Norris-
town from there.
——Miss Margaret Nighthart, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. John L. Nighthart, is visit-
ing ker uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Nighthart and other friends in
Philadelphia. As this is her* first trip
east she is naturally having a delightful
time taking in the sights of the Quaker
city with side trips to the Shore.
—Mrs. M. L. Valentine is expected -in
Bellefonte this week. returning east from
Omaha, where she has been with her
sister, Mrs. Weatherly, since early spring.
Mrs. Valentine's visit was prolonged by
the very serious illness of her nephew,
Joseph Woodward, who is now convales-
cing from his three months’ illness.
—Owing to her critical illness, Mrs.
Jacob Wert was taken to her home at
Laurelton, Wednesday morning, where she
will be cared for by her four daughters,
Mrs. Shivery, Mrs. Mayes, Mrs. Keister and
Mrs. Sampsel, all of whom live in that
locality. Mrs. Wert had made her home
in Bellefonte with her brother, Isaac Mil-
ler for almost four years.
—Among the former natives of Ferguson
township who are at present visiting their
old homes at Pine Grove Mills are G. W.
Ward, of Pittsburgh; Miss Helen Burwell,
of Washington, D. C.; Mrs. Lizzie Mallory,
of Altoona; J. C. Dunlap, of Twin Rocks,
and Randall Dunlap, of Cherry Tree, the
two latter called home on account of the
tragic death of their nephew, William
—Mr. and Mrs. John Hartswick, their
son Millard and daughter Mary, motored
to Baden, Beaver county, last week to at-
tend the funeral of Mrs. Hartswick’s broth-
er, the late James Newell McCalmont.
Returning to Bellefonte they were accom-
panied by Dr. William and Roy McCal-
mont, who spent most of Wednesday here
with their mother before proceeding to
their home in Philadelphia.
— James Riley, of Huntingdon, W. Va.,
was a business visitor in Bellefonte over
Sunday and the fore part of the week.
During the palmy days of the old glass
works in Bellefonte, Mr. Riley was one
of the best blowers at the plant, but
when the works closed down for good he
naturally migrated elsewhere, finally land-
ing in Huntington, W. Va., and it has been
sixteen years or longer since his last visit
__Mr. and Mrs. Francis A. Fink, of Al-
toona, made a Fourth of July visit in
Bellefonte as guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harry
Eberhart and D. W. Bberhart and his
daughter, Miss Mary. Mr. and Mrs. Fink
were on their way home from a week's
visit in Toronto, Canada, with Mrs. Fink's
niece, who accompanied them to Centre
county, and with her two children is now
visiting with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Clyde Krebs at State College.
—Mr. and Mrg. Jesse Derstine and two
young daughters came to Bellefonte last
Thursday, Mr. Derstine spending several
days here and Mrs. Derstine and daugh-
ters remaining for the week. Mr. Der-
stine is now located at Ambridge, Pa.
but his family have been living at Juniata
until last week when they shipped their
household goods to Ambridge and then
took advantage of the time it would take
them to reach there to visit their Belle~
—Capt. E. R. Taylor, better known to
his Bellefonte friends as “Dick,” spent the
Fourth at his home in this place. The
Captain is now in government service and
spent the past six months or more in the
west, having filled assignments in a half
dozen States. His latest assignment trans
£&rred him to Pittsburgh and it was owing
to that fact that he was able to spend a
day at his home here, and will probably
be able to visit Bellefonte more frequent-
ly in the future.
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