Democratic watchman. (Bellefonte, Pa.) 1855-1940, July 01, 1921, Image 4

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    Bellefonte, Pa., July 1, 1921.
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What of the Postoffice?
The appearance of two postoffice in-
spectors in Bellefonte Wednesday
morning attracted no unusual atten-
tion at first, but when it became
known that they were here to investi-
gate and examine applicants for the
position of postmaster in this place
many an ear was cocked.
During the day the revelation was
made that in addition to John L.
Knisely, H. W. Irwin and G. W. Rees,
there are others who would like to run
the P. O. for Mr. Willie Hays. Among
them might be numbered William 8.
Chambers, Morton Smith and “Pat” |
Hartswick, all present employees in
the office, and surprising as it may
seem we are informed that Geo. T.
Bush filled out a questionnaire when
it was announced that the appoint-
ment would be made after a competi-
tive examination.
Of course this is an entirely new de-
parture in the manner of making post-
masters and it has a lot of fellows |
who think they have the bacon almost
home scared out of a year’s growth.
Jimmy Williams was appointed
postmaster at State College several
months ago, but several others are in
the field for the announced competi-
tive examination and Jimmie is said
to be worried sick because he gave up
the job of tax collecting for the P. O.
and now doesn’t know whether he is
going to stay put or not.
1t is quite evident that the wires are
crossed somewhere because we know
that Senator Penrose favors letting
Democratic incumbents serve out their
full terms. This is good politics on
his part, of course, but as postmaster
Foster had a year and a half to go it
looks as though Williams got the ap-
pointment before the Senator let his
wishes be known. Former county
treasurer Phil. D. Foster has filed a
questionnaire for the College office
and-this lends all the more disturbance
to Jimmy Williams’ peace of mind.
Inspectors, questionnaires, examina-
tions and everything else to the con-
trary notwithstanding, the “Watch-
man” still believes that John L. Knise-
ly will be the next postmaster of
Bellefonte and that Jimmy Williams
will hold onto his berth at State Col-
lege. i
The Republican organization runs |
true to form. It runs like the Demo-
cratic organization once did. It rec-
nizes the fact that it could not win
victories in the State or Nation withs
out perfectly functioning county or-
ganizations, and to have the latter a
county chairman must be given rec-
ognition and authority enough to
properly reward his workers by drop-
ping plums among the most useful.
We have no authority for making the
statement, but we have so much re-
spect for the astuteness of the man-
agers of the Republican machine that
we believe that Senator Penrose, Con-
gressman Jones, Hon. Harry Scott or
Hon. Henry Quigley would not under-
take to put an appointment over in
Centre county that chairman Davey
Chambers has not approved of. And
by the same token civil service regu-
lations such as are now exciting many
here and at State College will count
‘for nothing if Davey puts his O. K.
on the paper of this, that or the other
applicant. 3
Paralytic Saved from Death Chair.
Sidney A. Rhyne, alias “Whitey”
Morris, of Delaware county, had a
narrow escape from the electric chair
on Monday morning. He was one of
a gang of three who killed a Chester
jitney driver over two years ago. One
of the gang was acquitted, another
convicted of murder in the second de-
gree and Rhyne of murder in the first
degree. He was sentenced to be elec-
trocuted last January and shortly
thereafter was stricken with paralysis,
and ever since has been paralyzed
from the waist down. Application
was made to the pardon board for a
commutation of his sentence but the
board refused to interfere.
On Saturday Rhyne was brought
from the Media jail to the death house
at the Rockview penitentiary and in-
asmuch as he can’t walk, he had to be
carried to and from the train. At
Rockview a cot was put into service
and the man was carried from the
railroad up the hill to the death house.
Through the persistence of his attor-
ney, who represented Rhyne as slow-
ly dying of paralysis and another dis-
ease with which he is afflicted, Gover-
nor Sproul late Saturday night grant-
KINKEAD.—Robert Stewart Kin-
kead, a well known resident of "Phil-
ipsburg, died last Friday afternoon
following an illness of three years. In
1918 he suffered a stroke of paralysis
‘and later arterio-sclerosis developed.
Last December he became much worse
"and ever since had been confined to
bed. His death occurred within twen-
'ty-four hours after the funeral of his |
younger brother, David Kinkead, who
' died at Jersey Shore early last week.
Deceased was a son of Mr. and Mrs.
Jackson Kinkead and was born at Glen
Hope, Clearfield county, on June 4th,
1844, hence was 77 years and 20 days
il war in Company G, 200dth Pennsyl-
vania infantry and served throughout
the war. He took active part in the
engagement at Fort Stedman and the
siege and capture of Petersburg. He
was discharged in 1865. After the
“war he located in Philipsburg and en-
While at work on a saw mill he got
one of his arms in the saw and so bad-
ly mangled that a portion of it had to
be amputated. During the past twen-
ty years he had been employed by the
Wittenberg Coal
his fifty-four years’ residence in Phil-
'jpsburg Mr. Kinkead had served as tax
collector and also ward assessor. He
was a member of the Methodist
| church, the John W. Geary Post G. A.
i Re, and the Red Men. In politics he
| was a staunch Democrat and for many
years a reader and staunch friend of
the “Watchman.”
In 1867 he was united in marriage
at Glen Hope to Miss Catherine Bot-
| torf, of State College, and she survives
with the following children: Miss
Nannie, at home; Mrs. Creighton G.
Beers, of Pittsburgh; Miss Priscilla,
of Williamsport, and Harry, of Pitts-
burgh. He also leaves two sisters liv-
ing in New York State. Rev. R. S.
Oyler had charge of the funeral serv-
ices which were held at 2:30 o'clock on
Monday afternoon, burial being made
in the Philipsburg cemetery.
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HOOVER.—Franklin J. Hoover, a
‘well known employee of the Pennsyl-
‘vania railroad company at Altoona,
died on Monday morning after some
month’s illness with a complication of
diseases. He was a son of David K.
and Mary Hoover and was born in
Bellefonte on September 15th, 1857,
hence was in his sixty-fourth year.
He located in Altoona in 1882 and ever
since had been employed by the rail-
-| road company, the past two years as
watchman at the South Altoona shops.
He was a member of the Presbyterian
church and the South Altoona Floral
| in 1888 he was married to Miss
| Laura J. Stewart, who survives with
three children. He also leaves one
| sister, and two brothers, namely: Mrs.
old. When he was eighteen years of |
age he enlisted for service in the Civ- !
in the lumbering business. |
company. During ,
Prof. Eugene H. Weik, former
principal of the Bellefonte High
school, has been elected supervisor of
the public schools at State College.
| __A marriage license was issued
at Cumberland, Md., on Tuesday of
this week to Earl M. Peters and Miss
Florence K. Glenn, both of Milesburg.
——All you matrimonially inclined
' young people who have so far failed
‘to take out the necessary license will
now have to pay fifty cents more for
_ same, according to the new law which
"went into effect today.
| Oliver Typewriter for Sale.—Good
' as new. Inquire H. E. Fenlon, Temple
Court, Bellefonte.
{ ——Forester Morton, of Petersburg,
| expects to have a large supply of
| tribution next spring to any one who
| will plant and care for them. Last
| fall he planted ninety bushels of wal-
nuts in the forestry department nurs-
| ery operated at Greenwood Furnace
| and the young seedlings are now a
foot high. >
| — Two weeks have passed since
the finding of the body of George M.
i Marks, in his home at Hannah Fur-
|-nace, and so far no progress has been
' made in solving the mystery of his
| death. If he was murdered, as the
! verdict of the coroner’s jury which
| examined the body would indicate, the
| murderer, whoever he was, coyered his
| tracks so completely that not the
| faintest trace has been discovered.
This leads some people to the belief
——The contractors on the state
highway in Boggs township completed
the pouring of the concrete up to the
bridge over the Bald Eagle creek at
{ young black walnut trees for free dis- |
that the cold soldier died a natural
Bramhall—Sweetwood.—An inter-
esting social event in Centre Hall last
evening was the marriage of Fay
| Beaumont Bramhall, of Brooklyn, N.
! Y., and Miss Ida Sweetwood, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. I. A. Sweetwood, of
Centre Hall, the ceremony taking
place in the Presbyterian church at
six o'clock. The church was beautiful-
. ly decorated for the occasion with rho-
dodendren and mountain greens, while
a large number of guests were pres-
ent to witness the happy event. While
the guests were gathering and just be-
fore the appearance of the bridal par-
| ty Miss Carrie Belle Emerick, of Cen-
| tre Hall, sang that very appropriate
| song, “Because,” by Guy d’Hardelat.
| The wedding, march by Reginald de
i Koven, was played by Miss Ruth
t | Smith, of Centre Hall, and during the
ceremony the young lady played very
| softly the selections “Canzone Amor-
| osa” and “Romance in A.”
The officiating minister was the pas-
tor, Rev. J. Max Kirkpatrick, who
. used the beautiful ring service. The
| bride was gowned in white satin with
a veil of white tulle and carried a
large bouquet of white roses and lilies
of the valley. The maid of honor,
Miss-Carrie Sweetwood, wore a gown
' of pink and carried ‘a bouquet of
Ophelia roses. There were six brides-
maids, Misses Elizabeth Sweetwood
and Ethel Rowe, of Centre Hall, who
wore gowns of corn colored organdie;
| Miss Rebecca Sellers, of Hollidays-
' burg, and Miss Esther Gilbert, of Wy-
oming, Pa., who wore apple green or-
' gandie, and Misses M. Delinda Potter
‘and Margaret Emery, of Centre Hall,
. whose gowns were of orchid organdie.
| All the bridesmaids carried bouquets
| of pink roses.
The best man was Mott Holcombe,
: of Bridgeport, Conn, and the ushers
| Jas. Sweetwood and Francis Schools,
of Harrisburg; Dr. J. V. Foster, State
! College, and William Hosterman, of
| Millheim.
Following the ceremony a reception
Milesburg, Saturday. Early this week | was held at the home of the bride's
plank were laid over enough of the parents and later Mr. and Mrs. Bram-
concrete near the: bridge to permit of | hall left for a week's wedding trip
brick works, thus doing away for the
present of the long detour around by
Curtin. Inasmuch as the concrete will
have to lay twenty-one days before it
can be thrown open for use it will be
two weeks yet before the road is open-
ed through.
— The Fourth of July, next Mon-
day, promises to be a quiet day in
Bellefonte. No celebration of . any
kind will be held here and of course
the stores and all places of business
will be closed. Quite a number of
Bellefonters are planning to attend
the big picnic at the driving park in
Snow Shoe where an elaborate pro-
gram of sports will be pulled off. The
| people up at Port Matilda have also
Jennie Hazel, of Pleasant Gap; Wil- | 4
liam R. Hoover, of Bellefonte, and Da- |
vid.K., of Altoona.
Funeral services were held at his
‘late home at three o’clock on Wednes-
day -afternoon, burial being made in
the Odk Ridge cometeryy Altoona.
Co dg lay A
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| McGINLEY.—Word was received in
Bellefonte this week of the death last
Saturday of Edward J. McGinley, at
the home of his son Horace at Niaga- |
ra Falls, as the result of a stroke of
Deceased was a native of Bellefonte,
being a son of Daniel and Harriet Mc-
Ginley, and having been born here
about seventy years ago.
Bellefonte when a young man and lo-
cated in Philadelphia where he spent
most of his life. He is survived by
his wife and two children, Horace, at
Niagara Falls, and Edward, in Phila-
delphia. He also leaves one sister,
Mrs. L. A. Schaeffer, of Bellefonte,
and the following half-brothers and
sisters: John A. and A. L. McGinley,
of Bellefonte; Philip, of Sparrow’s
Point, Md.; Mrs. J. W. Coolidge, . of
| Los Angeles, Cal.; Mrs. Stewart
| Pearce, of Conneaut, Ohio, and Mrs.
S. D. Ray, of Bellefonte. The remains
' were taken to Philadelphia for burial.
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MARKLE.—Mrs. Margaret Markle,
wife of Willis W. Markle, of Pleasant
Gap, died at the Bellefonte hospital on
Sunday of chronic valvular heart
{rouble. She was a daughter of Clar-
ence and Hannah E. Walker and was
‘born in Clinton county on May 29th,
1892, hence was in her thirtieth year.
She was married to Willis Markle in
, March, 1916, and he survives with a
five days old baby. She also leaves
two half-brothers and three half-sis-
ters, all living in Clinton county. Fun-
eral services were held in the Metho-
dist church at Pleasant Gap on Tues-
day afternoon by Revs. M. C. Piper
and C. C. Shuey, after which burial
‘was made in the Lutheran cemetery
at the Gap.
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McCLENAHAN.—Mr. and Mrs. J.
,C. McClenahan, of Potters Mills, are
, mourning the death of their infant
daughter, Eleanor, who died last Fri-
day of convulsions, aged 1 year, 2
months and 22 days. Burial was made
at Tusseyville on Monday morning.
——The telephone line and forest
planned for a big time, while a picnic
will be held at Hecla park. These
three places are all within easy access
traffic being opened up by way of the | through the New England States.
After July 15th they will be at home
at 127 N. 14th street, East Orange,
New Jersey. :
The bride is a graduate of the Cen-
| tre Hall High school class of 1916, and
| the Bloomsburg Normal, class of 1919.
| Since her graduation she taught two
terms in the schools of Hollidaysburg.
Mr. Bramhall is a graduate of State
College, class of 1919, and following
his graduation spent six months
| abroad doing experimental work in
| England, continental Europe and Afri-
| ca. He now holds the position of su-
pervisor of the Western Union Tele-
| graph company, New York city.
Hogentogler — Daley. — A pretty
wedding took place at the parish house
on Bishop street at noon yesterday
' when Joseph R. Hogentogler, of Har-
| risburg, was united in marriage to
| Miss Stella M. Daley, daughter of Mr.
{ by motor and will probably draw |
He left
ed a stay of electrocution until the fire observation tower operated by the
week of September 16th. In the mean- | State forestry Notts on Big Poe
time an effort will be made to have | mountain was struck by lightning re-
Rhyne removed from the death house '
to a hospital.
——John Ammerman now holds the
record for the biggest trout caught in
Spring creek this season, landing one
on Saturday that measured 24 inches
and weighed 5% pounds. The trout
was caught on a minnow right oppo-
site Beezer’s garage and Mr. Ammer-
man was almost half an hour in land- | -
ing him, the big fish thrashing back
and forth across the stream, as well
as up and down until thoroughly ex-
bhausted before he gave up.
cently and considerably damaged.
Four poles a short distance east of
the tower were demolished and a pole
switch thrown fifty feet into the un-
derbrush. The lightning arresters
were torn out, the telephone torn from
the wall of the observer's cabin, the
interior of which looked as if a cyclone
had gone through it. q
——We have installed a cabinet pie
baking machine and are prepared to
supply whole pies “like mother used
to make,” at 40c. each. The Coffee
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| large crowds, even if the weather | and Mrs. William Daley, of Bellefonte.
should continue as hot as it is now.
— The “Watchman’s” Pine Grove
| Mills correspondent exploits the fact
that Fred Resides, of State College,
killed a rattlesnake in Shingletown
gap six feet long, six inches in circum-
ference and carrying fifteen rattles
and a button. Just before going te
press a prominent resident of State
College called this office and gave us
the same snake story only now the
snake has twenty-three rattles and a
button but has shrunk to not quite
five feet in length. Now we are going
to leave it up to our readers to find
out just how long and how thick the
snake actually was and how many rat-
tles it had. It will be just as easy to
find the correct answer as it was to
solve the problem, “How old was
Ann?” :
— Mail express eastward on the
Pennsylvania railroad drew into ‘the
station at Cresson, on the Pittsburgh
division, on Tuesday afternoon just as
one of those hard wind and rain
storms reached that place. While the
passengers were making a dash from
the station platform to the seclusion
of the train there was an unusual swirl
of wind and the crowd was struck with
consternation to behold the air filled
with greenbacks. Forgetful of the
rain or train everybody made a dash
for the money, a number of passen-
gers jumping out of the car windows
to join in the chase. Where the mon-
ey came from is a mystery, according
to the Altoona Tribune, but whoever
lost it probably will be out the entire
amount as none of the chasers would
admit how much they got, or that they
got any at all, and the train continued
on its way after everybody had gotte
aboard. :
——During the months of July and
August’ citizens’ military training
camps will be held at twelve different
places in the United States under the
direct supervision of the United States
government. Pennsylvania is includ-
ed in the Third corps area, the train-
ing camp for which will be located at
Camp Meade, Md. These camps are
designed for young men who wish to
take a month’s outing and at the same
time acquire some useful training.
The entire expense will be borne by
the government. Camp Meade will be
open August 1st to 30th inclusive, and
those desiring to take advantage of
the offer for a month’s military train-
ing at no cost to themselves send to
the Military Training Camps Associ-
ation, Room 1300 Commercial Trust
building, Philadelphia, and they will
receive in return a formal application
blank with full instructions and ex-
planatory literature. .This is an op-
portunity that every young nian so-in-
clined should not hesitate to take ad-
vantage of.
"| The ceremony was performed by Rev.
| Father Downes and the young couplé
| were attended by Miss Gertrude Craw-
ford, as bridesmaid, and William G.
| Carroll as best man. A prenuptial
| dinner was served the bridal party
previous to the ceremony at the home
| of the bride’s parents and immediate-
{ly after the ceremony Mr. and Mrs.
! Hogentogler left on a wedding trip to
| Harrisburg and other eastern points.
The bride has for some time past
been one of the efficient clerks in the
Hazel & Co. store and has a wide cir-
cle of friends in Bellefonte. The
bridegroom is connected with the dis-
trict office of the State Highway De-
partment in Bellefonte and is an in-
dustrious and enterprising young man.
pbride’s parents for the present.
Musser — Montgomery. — George
Dale Musser, eldest son of Mr. and
Mrs. Frank W. Musser, of Spring
township, and Miss Maxine Montgom-
ery, of Montour Falls, New York,
were married at the home of the
bride’s mother in Montour Falls at
four o'clock on Wednesday afternoon.
Only a few relatives and intimate
the number including the bridegroom’s
parents, who went te Montour Falls
on Tuesday and returned yesterday.
The bride for several years past has
been a teacher of domestic science and
Musser is a graduate of State College,
class of 1918, and is now engaged in
vocational teaching at Linesville, Pa.
Immediately following the wedding
ceremony on Wednesday the young
which Mr. Musser had in complete or-
der for the reception of his bride.
Reed—Tressler.—The home of Mr.
and Mrs. Wesley Tressler, at Linden
ding at eight o’clock on Monday even-
ing when their daughter, Miss Irene
Tressler, was united in marriage to
George Reed by Rev. A. M. Lutton,
the Lutheran church, the ring cere-
mony being used. Only a few friends
and relatives witnessed the ceremony.
The bridegroom is a son of Mr. and
Mrs. J. IL. Reed, of Ferguson township,
and holds a good position with the
Beatty Motor company, in Bellefonte.
Following the ceremony on Monday,
evening a delicious wedding dinner
was served and the next morning the
young couple left on a brief wedding
trip, -at the conclusion of which they
will go to housekeeping in an apart-
ment in the Haag house, Bellefonte.
Rupp—Peters.—Monday afternoon,
June 27th, at the Reformed parsonage,
Bellefonte, Mr. G. Dewey B. Rupp, of
Lehighton, Pa., and Miss Grace Irvin
Peters, of the same place, were mar-
They will make their home with the.
Hall, was the scene of a pretty wed- |
‘reduced to $2.98 at Yeager’s.
friends were present at the wedding,
is an accomplished young woman. Mr.
couple went by motor to Linesville,' gay with an enrollment of over fifteen
where they will occupy their new home pundred.
of | €TS Jersey Shore.
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ried by the Rev. Dr, Ambrose M.
, Schmidt. Mr. and Mrs. Rupp are both
teachers attending the summer school
at State College.
Wynn—Quigley—A pretty church
wedding at Beech Creek last Saturday
evening was that of John A. Wynn,
"son of Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Wynn, of
Beech Creek, and Miss Katherine W.
Quigley, daughter of the late Capt.
James A. Quigley, of Blanchard. The
ceremony, which took place in the
Presbyterian church, was performed
by the pastor, Rev. Louis V. Barber.
The bride was given away by her
brother, Hon. Henry C. Quigley, of
Bellefonte, and the attendants were
Miss Jane Wynn and Geoge Karl
After an extended wedding trip Mr.
and Mrs. Wynn will locate at Beech
Creek where the bridegroom holds a
responsible position with the Pennsyl-
vania Fire Brick company.
Fanning—McMullen.—Paul C. Fan-
ning and Miss Violet E. McMullen,
both well known young people of
Bellefonte, were united in holy matri-
mony at three o'clock on Tuesday
afternoon at the United Evangelical
parsonage, by the minister, Rev. Reed
O.: Steely. - They: were attended by
Miss Hoy and Mr. Williams. The bride
wore a gown of white satin with a cor-
sage bouquet of sweet peas, while the
bridesmaid wore a gown of pink or-
gandie. The bridegroom is at present
employed on the reconstruction work
of the Bellefonte Academy, and the
happy couple will-at once go to house-
keeping on Bishop street.
Centre’ County Soldier’s
Body Brought Home.
The body of James Roy Hull, one of
Centre county’s contingent of brave
boys who lost their lives in France,
arrived in Bellefonte last Thursday
and was taken to the Smeltzer home
at Fillmore where funeral services
were held on Sunday afternoon. Rev.
W. P. Ard officiated and the Brooks-
Doll Post American Legion attended
in a body. The dead soldier was a
member of the Bellefonte Lodge of
Odd Fellows and at the grave both the
I. 0. O. F. and American Legion serv-
ice were used. =.
Private Hull was called for service
in May, 1918, and. after training three
months at Columbus barracks in Ohio
was sent overseas. He was almost
immediately sent to the front with re-
placement troops and took part in the
big Argonne drive, being killed the
last hour of fighting before the arm-
istice became effective on the morn-
ing of November 10th.
$6.00 white Eve cloth Theo ties
——Rev. Robert E. Johnson, of
Philadelphia, who” because of his ac-
tivities as prohibition enforcement of-
ficer gained the ‘sobriquet of “The
Raiding Parson,” died in a Philadel-
phia hospital last Friday as the result
of a general brégkdown in health oc-
casioned by his st¥enuous work in en-
forcing the Volstead act throughout
the State. It was Rev. Johnson and
his “flying squadron,” it will be re-
called, who raided two Bellefonte ho- |
tels last fall and made the first seizure
of liquor confiscated in Bellefonte
and which started the deposit in the
cellar of the postoffice.
Harnish & Miles, who the past
year have been operating the Hamil-
ton planing mill on Howard street,
and who recently joined Col. W. Fred
Reynolds in the purchase of the plant
of the Bellefonté Lumber company,
have been busy this week moving their ;
machinery from the Hamilton mill to
the plant out by the spring. The of- |
ficial change in ownership and man-
agement will take place today. With
their increased equipment the new
company will be in a position to turn
out more work and fill orders more
promptly than the old company was
able to do.
— You can save $3.00 on white
pumps and oxfords at Yeager’s. 26-1t
——His Honor, Judge Henry C.
Quigley, attended the tournament of
the Susquehanna trapshooter’s league
at Island park, Clinton county, last
Friday and while:;he didn’t pull down
any prizes made a score of 87 out of a
possible 100. The Northumberland
team won the shoot with Lock Haven
second and Burnham third.
= The summer school for teach-
ers opened at State College on Mon-
——$6.00 white pumps and oxfords
reduced to $2.98 at Yeager’s. 26-1t
Marriage Licenses.
Malcolm Reese, -Runville, and Alta
Mae Watson, Milesburg.
Max L. Pearson and Ruby F. Yoth-
John Myers and Eveline Hatfield,
Lock Haven.
Robert Y. Sigworth, State College,
and Lydia Bechdel, Blanchard.
Ray G. Decker and Willa Weaver,
Centre Hall.
George A. Reed, Pine Grove Mills,
and Irene M. Tressler, Linden Hall.
G. Dewey Blank Rupp and Grace
Irvin Peters, Lehighton.
Paul C. Fanning and Violet E. Mec-
Mullen, Bellefonte.
——=Sheep are well adapted to graz-
ing, as their stomachs will hold much
roughage. They have an appetite for
such feeds as silage, fodder, hay and
pasture grass, but cannot thrive with-
out some concentrates,
————— eee.
— Subscribe for the “Watchman.”
(Continued from page 8, Col. 6.)
Mrs. M. Fauble is visiting, with: her
daughters in Harrisburg.
Miss Helen Cruse left Wednesday for
Troy, Ohio, where she will spend her va-
—Father Kane, of Philadelphia, is a
guest at the William McGowan home on
Spring creek, having come to Centre coun-
ty for a little trout fishing.
— James Caldwell, Clyde Blackford and
A. R. McNitt are among those from Belle-
fonte who wil! see the Dempsey-Carpentier
fight in New York tomorrow.
—Mrs. Joseph Lose stopped in Bellefonte
over night Wednesday, on her way home
to Philadelphia from a visit with her sis-
ter, Mrs. Monahan, in Cleveland. While
here Mrs. Lose was a guest of Mrs. Jacob
Lower Fort.
.On Monday of this week a delega-
tion of Daughters of the American
Revolution, including Mrs. Sparks,
State Regent; Mrs. Lyon, Mrs. Valen-
tine, Mrs. J. C. Furst, Miss Sparks and
Miss Overton, went to Millheim on a
very interesting historical mission.
Just recently, what is known as the
“Lower Fort” has been unearthed and
Col. Henry W. Shoemaker and the
Bellefonte Chapter D.. A. R. immedi-
ately proceeded to plan to mark the
spot where the brave defenders fought
for life and property.
The marker will be placed in the
graveyard adjoining Wolf’s Chapel,
where the bodies of these early set-
tlers lie, marked only by the simplest,
crudest stones picked from the soil
nearby, and by nature’s contribution
of three pine monarchs which stand
as protectors of this sacred spot.
Col. Shoemaker is a man of note be-
cause of his broad views, his historic-
al knowledge and his open purse; and
his guests feel that the day spent with
him was one of valuable importance.
After selecting the site of the mark-
er the party drove to Stover’s farm,
which is the true location of the Fort,
and drank from the old spring.
The ceremonies connected with the
dedication of this marker, will take
place on Constitution day, Saturday,
September 17th. An appropriate pro-
gram will be presented and the privi-
lege of entering the quaint old chapel
will be given those in attendance.
Mr. Ellericks, of the State Depart-
ment of Forestry, was with Col. Shoe-
maker. He took pictures of the chap-
el, trees, etc., and of the barn with its
famous beams, aged at least one hun-
dred years. He will take pictures of
the Old Fort marker at Centre Hall,
which the Daughters marked some
years ago.
As a delightful ending to a perfect
day, Col. Shoemaker presented to each
one of the party copies of two of his
publications, “The Pennsylvania Moun-
taineer of the Alpine Club of 1919,”
and “The Black Bear of Pennsylva-
If any of the readers of the “Watch-
man” possess information not found
in Linn’s History of Clinton and Cen-
tre counties; on. this and other historic
spots, will: communicate ‘with us, such
attention will be appreciated.
Regent Bellefonte Chapter D. A. R.
— A son was born yesterday
morning to Mr. and Mrs. Rufus
Louchrie, at the Bellefonte hospital.
Real Esate Transfers.
John C. Thompson, Exr., to W.
Scott Crain, tract in Worth township;
Fred Leathers, et ux, to W. Scott
Crain, tract in Worth township; $550.
Anna R. Summerville, et bar, to
Carrie Bates, tract in Philipsburg;
Jane C. Ryman to James H. T. Ry-
man, tract in Milesbug; $1.
James B. Stere, et ux, to John M.
Robison, tract in Unionville; $2000. -
George Gill, et al, to Estella M.
Bruss, tract in Huston township; $1.
John H. Breon to B. Frank Breon,
tract in Millheim and Penn township;
- $4000.
Harry H. Haag, et ux, to Keystone
Auto Gas and Oil Service Co., tract
in Bellefonte; $1.
Emma K. Rishel to Simon Kline-
felter, tract in Miles township; $1100.
Thomas Foster, et al, to J. T. Sny-
der, tract in State College; $350.
David N. Miller to Frank H. Haller,
tract in State College; $1400.
Clark H. Miller, et ux, to James
Litz, tract in Benner township; $700.
Ella Howe Emigh to James R. Som-
merville & Co., tract in Philipsburg:
Philipsburg Coal & Land Co. to Ray
Bragmier, tract in Philipsburg; $1365.
George E. Adams to Sarah Adams,
tract in Worth township; $300.
Annie Taylor to Mary L. Orvis,
tract in Bellefonte; $1.
Salmon for Susquehanna.
The stocking of the Susquehanna
river with Columbia river salmon or
royal chinook, is being followed by
more shipments of these game young-
sters from the United States Bureau
of Fisheries at Washington. It is the
intention of the bureau to plant at
least 100,000 fish in this river in the
next four years in quarterly install-
ments and watch the experiment.
Those who have been engaged in fish-
ing on the Columbia river, and are as-
sisting in the release of the little fel-
lows, tell some wonderful stories of
the activities of the matured fish and
discrediting the idea that the new-
comers will suffer destruction from
the fish-eating tribes that infest the
river. :
The chinook matures in from two to
‘three years, reaching 25 to 30 pounds
in weight in that time, and going or
to as much as 80 pounds. The fish is
migratory and winters in the ocean,
always returning to its first home in
the spring and sticking around until
the snow falls. .