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Bellefonte, Pa., May 5, 1922.
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A LETTER FROM DR. MEEK IN
ALASKA WRITTEN TO A NEPH-
EW, DESCRIBING TO HIM NA.-
TIVE DRESS AND CUSTOMS.
Government Hospital Akiak, Alaska.
February 5th, 1922.
Several weeks ago on a very warm
day after a warm rain one of the lit-
tle native children, a patient, who had
been at school came in with some
sticks in her hand. She pulled off the
outer coverings and now, standing on
my desk, is a bunch of pretty pussy-
willows. It seems like spring except
that these same willows outside are
covered with a heavy hoar frost and
there is about six inches of snow but,
altogether, the winter has been ex-
ceedingly fine. Wish you could have
been with us on the trip for I know
you would have enjoyed every minute
of it as I did.
There is a wireless station here, put
up last year, but they cannot make it
work. The man who is here now and
who ought to be able to make it go
‘does not seem to know much about
trouble in that outfit so it still stands
“dead.” If it were working I would
send you a message from here but un-
der existing circumstances I would be
obliged to send the message across the
tundra to Holy Cross, a five day’s trip
by dog team, and have it sent out from
there. Yes! I know you would enjoy
not only that station but the many
unusual things to be seen here. You
spoke of Penn State playing at Seat-
tle, and a friend from there sent me
the score, both your letter and the
score coming the same day; so I did
not have to wait, like a continued
story in a magazine, to know the end
but just read the letters of early date
first and the events came along as
I have been wondering whether you
would enjoy. “mushing” dogs but
whether “yes” or “no” it is the only
.way to get around here and the dogs
are such fun except when they get in-
to a big fight. You drive along gay-
ly, yelling “gee” when wishing to go
to right and “ha” for left, and all
Seems most serene. But a bird or a
herd of reindeer is scented and up go
heads and tails and off go the dogs
after that alluring scent! You get on
the brake, yell yourself hoarse trying
to stop that runaway team—what’s
the use? On they go, and if the coun-
try is clear enough, you will probably
land, after a while, some place miles
away from the trail, your team tired
out, and back you start; but if the
scent led into timber or over “nigger
heads” the sled and harness are most
likely broken and you want to cuss.
The dogs, however, all wag their tails
and you just can’t whip them too hard.
The only one to get whipped is the
leader and he must take the punish-
ment for his entire team.
One of the curious things to me is
the way they are fed. All are kept
chained to posts and once a day a
dried salmon is thrown them. Some
are watered twice a day, but often
they are allowed to eat snow; thus you
see what small care they get.
The native dress is surely not artis-
tic but is quite picturesque. A parka,
like a night shirt, with a hood on it,
made of squirrel skins, with a band of
wolverine about the face. The muk-
luks, that at first looked big and clum-
sy to me, are made by the native wom-
en. They take a heavy hide called
love-tak, shaped like the sole of the
foot, and, about the edges, bite little
plaits into it to make it curve up like
a slipper. Onto this they sew a high
top of hair sealskin or reindeer skin
with the hair outside and, fastening at
the back at either side of the heel, a
thong of rawhide that passes across
the foot and is tied at the back of the
ankle. These are of two lengths, one
to the knee, one to mid-thigh, and, as
the parka comes to the knee, the
wearer is indeed covered with skin.
As the white man has adopted this
same style of dress, at a short dis-
tance, one does not know whether it is
a native or white or a man or woman
who is approaching. But, if native,
I warn you there are many things be-
sides a human under that covering.
Such dirty humans! Ugh! Cooties
of all varieties—and every native has
them! I am scratching just from re-
membering the crawlers on a bandage
I took off a man’s knee this morning.
I have seen no seal-skin except that
of the hair-seal—coarse stuff like a
wire-haired dog. All the fur garments
are mink, reindeer or squirrel; some
wear beaver but it is not as warm and
light as some of the other furs and so
is notin such demand. Marteer seems
to be the most highly prized fur here.
Men have their caps made of it or of
summer ermine, which is of a light
brown color and very light and warm. i
You would expect skating here but
there is no ice until toward spring
when the snow melts on the river-ice
and then, freezing, affords opportuni-
ty for some skating.
The other night there was a little
dance. The cabin across the river has
a nice floor in it and, although not
much larger than a ten-cent piece, a
good phonograph and many willing
dancers made an interesting sight for
an uninitiated onlooker. It was a mot-
ley crowd—half-breeds and whites,
some in “outside” shoes but most in
muk-luks; men in shirt sleeves—good-
looking, dark, woolen shirts; women
in sweaters and skirts while the native
girls had on fur parkas and the
“breeds” educated in Washington
(near Seattle) wore blue sailor suits.
An aceto lamp, that makes a very
brilliant light, a Sonora music box and
oh! I assure you, it was a brilliant
I have been getting off the food or-
der for next year since, if one wants
to eat next year, the order must be
sent in this February mail so that the
food may be brought back by the first
boat in—about July 20th. One uses
cans and cans of everything. There
are gardens here but no one started
one last year for the hospital hence
we have had no fresh vegetables, ex-
cept potatoes. If possible, we will try
to get one started this year.
Thanks for your newsy letter. You
ask to have an Esquimo girl write to
you. Do you know how like Japs the
Alaskan native looks? Add to that
an intelligence of about the fifth grade
in school and I believe you would bet-
er enjoy a letter from me but I prom-
ise to write a more interesting one
With best wishes,
Snow Shoe People Deny Attempt to
Six weeks ago the “Watchman”
published the fact of the arrest of
John Andy Lesko, of Clarence, on in-
formation believed to incriminate him
with the murder committed four years
ago, or on March 18th, 1918, when Joe
Berbitzky was killed in a free for all
fight at the home of John Zadosky, in
Clarence. Lesko is president of the
local miner’s union at Clarence and
two weeks ago an article appeared in
the Penn Central News, a mine labor-
er’s paper published in Cambria coun-
ty, charging that Lesko is being made
the victim of a plot to wreck the min-
er’s union at Clarence. The article
charged conspiracy on the part of Da-
vid Chambers, Father Palfy, and oth-
ers in an endeavor to force Lesko to
confess that he had killed Berbitzky.
Immediately following the publica-
tion of the item Mr. Lesko and his
wife, Mrs. Mary Lesko, made affida-
vits that no one had ever attempted
to force Mr. Lesko. to admit, that he
had committed the murder. And in
support of their statement both Fath-
er Palfy and David Chambers made |.
affidavits that they did not at any time
attempt to influence Lesko’s declara-
tions in any way whatever. That in
any and every talk they had with him
they admonished him to tell the truth
and nothing but the truth.
While the “Watchthan” has no
knowledge whatever of the guilt or
innocence of Mr. Lesko, who is now a
prisoner in the Centre county jail, it
is of the opinion that all the newspa-
per publicity that has been given the
case is for mercenary purposes on the
one side and through political motives
on the other; and the seal of condem-
nation should be put on both by every
intelligent reader. Mr. Lesko is un-
der arrest charged with a most ser-
ious offense against humanity. He is
within the shadow of the death chair,
or at least a long term of imprison-
ment in the penitentiary, and it is
unthinkable that his unfortunate po-
sition should be made the means of
bolstering up any organization or fur-
thering the political ambition of any
Bellefonte Boy Scout News.
At our meeting last Friday evening
we had scout drilling on the commons
back of the school house. After this
we went into the club room under the
Episcopal church, where we listened
to Dr. Dale’s second lecture on first
aid. Then we had the compass test,
a part of the second-class scout test,
in the parish house. Most of us pass-
ed. When this was over we went
back to the club room and were told
that we would have a hike Saturday
morning at 8:30 o'clock. On the hike
we took our breakfast, which each
scout cooked. At our stopping place
we practiced the semaphore signaling,
another part of the second-class scout
test. The troop has over $200 for uni-
forms. They are to be ordered this
week. We are glad the Boalsburg
troop is going to play baseball with
us. When they have practiced enough
to meet our team we hope they will
arrange a date. Please don’t forget
about odd jobs.
DAVID GEISS, Scribe.
The best job work can be had at the
EISENHAUER. — Mrs. Catherine
Elizabeth Eisenhauer, wife of Joseph
Eisenhauer, died at her home at Ky-
lertown last Wednesday, following a
brief illness, aged seventy-five years.
She was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Barnhart Viehdorfer, of Burnside
township, and was married to Mr. Ei-
senhauer in Bellefonte fifty-nine years
ago. Her husband and ten children
survive. Burial was made at the
Cooper settlement on Monday.
McMILLEN.—Major C. G. McMil-
len, who upwards of forty years ago
was landlord of the Brockerhoff house,
Bellefonte, passed away at his home
in Dayton, Ohio, last Thursday after-
noon following an illness of four
months with a complication of dis-
He was born in Dayton about sev-
enty-five years ago. He grew to man-
hood in that town and during the Civ-
il war served as a drummer boy in an
Ohio regiment. Returing from the
war he located in his home town and
in due course of time branched out as
a hotelman, taking charge of the oid
Neil house at Columbus, Ohio. From
there he came to Bellefonte about for-
ty years ago and became landlord of
the Brockerhoff house. He remained
there some six or eight years and un-
der his management that well known
hotel acquired a reputation that was
state-wide. Always suave and courte-
ous Major McMillen had the knack of
attracting to his hotel a large clien-
telle and the result was a season of un-
remitting prosperity. The Brocker-
hoff house was a favorite stopping
place for theatrical people and along
in 1886 or 87 Mr. McMillen became
imbued with the idea that big money
could be made on the road and he or-
ganized the South Carolina Trouba-
dors, composed mostly of ladies and
gentlemen of color, of Bellefonte, who
imagined themselves artists. Elabo-
rate preparations were made for a tri-
umphal tour and after a tryout in the
old Humes opera house the company
started out on the road but in less
than a week the Troubadors trooped
back home and Major McMillen’s
dream failed of realization.
On leaving Bellefonte Major Me-
Millen returned to Dayton, Ohio, and
engaged in the hotel business. He at
once became active in the political and
civic affairs of that city with the re-
sult that he was elected mayor of
Dayton in 1892 and again in 1894. He
introduced many reforms which won
the admiration of the taxpayers of
that city. Mr. McMillen acquired his
title as Major through his connection
with the National Guard of Ohio.
Some twelve years ago he acquired
ownership of the hotel he had prev-
iously conducted and he promptly re-
named it “The Giddings.”
Major McMillen always took an ac-
tive interest in fraternal organiza-
tions. He was one of the founders of
the Hotel Clerks’ association and the
dean of its membership. He was a
member of the Greeters of America,
the Ohio State Hotel Men’s associa-
tion, the Knights of Pythias, the Roy-
al Arcanum, the Knights Templar and
the United Commercial Travelers,
During the thirty or more years
since he left Bellefonte he had been a
frequent visitor here, his last journey
being made the latter part of last
summer. At that time he was show-
ing the weight of passing years but
was as young in spirit as he was in his
He is survived by his wife, who pri-
or to her marriage was Miss Ella
Gebhart, and one daughter, Mrs. Roxy
McMillen More. Burial was made in
the Woodlawn cemetery at Dayton on
DORWORTH.—Mrs. May Louise
Dorworth, wife of William J. Dor-
worth, of Baltimore, died at the Wom-
an’s hospital in that city on Sunday
morning following a few day’s illness
with meningitis. Her maiden name
was Mary Louise Cator, a daughter
of Mrs. Anne Street Cator and she
was born at Greensboro, N. C., March
16th, 1881. On June 21st, 1911, she
married Mr. Dorworth and all their
married life had been spent in Balti-
more. Mrs. Dorworth had visited on
various occasions with her husband’s
mother and sisters in Bellefonte. In
addition to her husband she is surviv-
ed by two children, William and Anne.
She also leaves her mother and one
brother, John S. Burial was made on
Tuesday morning at Greensboro, N.
C. Charles E. Dorworth, of Belle-
fonte, a brother of the bereaved hus-
jand, was in attendance at the fun-
KEMERER.—Mrs. Fred Kemerer
passed away at the Williamsport hos-
pital on Sunday evening following an
operation performed: the Monday pre- |’
vious. She was a daughter of Andrew
and Barbara Mott and was born at
Roopsburg, this county, about fifty-
six years ago. Her girlhood life was
spent in the vicinity of Bellefonte but
after her marriage to Mr. Kemerer
they took up their residence in Wil-
liamsport. In addition to her husband
she is survived by three _ children,
Clarence, of Hartleton; Mrs. John
Mertz and Mrs. Gust Forton, at home.
She also leaves two sisters, Mrs. Til-
lie Haviland, of Lock Haven; and Mrs.
Theressa Legge, of" * Williamsport.
Funeral services were held in’ the
Church of Annunciation at Williams-
port at 9 o’clock on Wednesday morn-
ing, after which burial was made in
the Mt. Carmel cemetery.
BRENNEN.—Alice Cooney Bren-
nen, widow of Thomas Brennen, died
at her home in Pittsburgh last Mon-
day afternoon, after a long illness.
Deceased was a daughter of Law-
rence and Mary Cooney and was born
in Bellefonte, where she grew to wom-
anhood. After her marriage to Mr.
Brennen they went to Pittsburgh to
make their home. He died there very
suddenly only two weeks ago.
She was a sister of Mrs. Joseph
Fox and Martin Cooney of this place.
Interment was made in Pittsburgh
palmy days when a resident of Beldé-
CORL.—Ferguson township lost
another of its well known citizens in
the death on Sunday of W. K. Corl, at
the home of his mother, Mrs. Peter
Corl, at Pine Hall. Some time last
December he injured one of his fin-
gers and blood poisoning developed.
He later went to the Glenn sanitor-
ium, at State College, and submitted
to one or two operations. After six
weeks at the sanitorium he seemed so
much improved that he left there and
went to the home of his mother and
for a brief time there was hope of a
permanent recovery. But complica-
tions developed which his physician
was unable to check and his condition
again became serious. Sunday morn-
ing it became evident that the end was
near and members of his family were
summoned to his bedside. He passed
away at 7:20 o’clock that evening.
William Klechner Corl was a son of
Peter and Barbara Reish Corl and
was born at Pine Hall on April 26th,
1863, hence was 59 years and 4 days
old. His entire life was spent within a
few miles of the place of his birth.
He stuck to the farm and in due time
became the owner of one of the finest
farms in the White Hall region. While
his principal talents were devoted to
the cultivation of the soil he was
broadminded enough to realize that
making a living was not all of life,
and he at all times manifested a per-
sonal interest in the affairs of his
home community. He was a member
and past master of Washington
Grange, a member of the Pennsvalley
Lodge of Odd Fellows; was one of the
organizers of the Centre county
Threshermen and Farmers’ Protective
Association and was especially inter-
ested in the public schools in his lo-
cality. In 1916 he organized the Cit-
izens band, of Ferguson township,
and had been its leader ever since.
During the world war the band made
its appearance on every patriotic oc-
casion and only recently he requested
the members to begin practice for Me-
morial day. He was a life-long mem-
ber of the Pine Hall Reformed church,
and an elder for a number of years.
He also officiated as choir leader, was
superintendent and teacher of a class
in the Sunday school. Truly can it be
said of him that his life was filled
with good works and he will reap the
reward of the faithful.
On March 10th, 1887, he married
Miss Etta Garner, who survives with
the following children: Waldo Corl,
of White Hall; Grover C. and Clayton,
of State College; Mrs. Maude Fry, of
Pennsylvania Furnace; Mrs. Bertha
Reed, of Pine Grove Mills; Mrs. Vida
Musser, of Sate College R. F. D.; Al-
i bert, Fred, Brooks, Newman, Flor-
ence, Esther and Robert, at home. He
also leaves his aged mother and these
brothers and sisters: J. Clayton, of
Pine Grove Mills; Samuel, Otis, Mil-
ford, Alvin, J. Matthew, Mrs. D. H.
Kreps and Mrs. Charles Strouse, all
of State College R. F. D., and Miss
«Cora, at home. © .: 7
Funeral services were held in the
Reformed church at Pine Hall at two
o'clock on Wednesday afternoon by
Rev. S. C. Stover, after which burial
was made in the Pine Hall cemetery.
Six sons of the deceased carried the
remains to their final resting place.
McGIRK.—Miss Henrietta McGirk,
of Bellefonte, died at the Danville hos-
pital at four o’clock on Monday morn-
ing. She had been ill since last Sep-
tember and her condition gradually
growing worse she was taken to the
Danville hospital on Tuesday of last
week for observation but her condi-
tion was such that she was beyond
She was a daughter of H. F. and
Alice Dale McGirk and was born on
the Branch, on January 9th, 1891,
hence was in her thirty-second year.
When a child her paents moved to Al-
toona and she was educated in the
‘public schools of that city, graduating
at the High school. She later taught
school in Ferguson township but sev-
eral years ago went to Philadelphia
where she spent a year or more as a
clerk in the banking department of
Gimble’s store. She returned home
-about two years ago and last summer
accepted a clerkship in the First Na-
tional bank, at State College, but
after a few weeks was compelled to
resign on account of her health.
She is survived by her parents and
two brothers, Forrest D. and Willard
M., both of Altoona. She was a mem-
ber of the Lutheran church and Rev.
Wilson P. Ard had charge of the fun-
eral services which were held at two
o'clock yesterday afternoon, at her
late home, the remains being taken to
Boalsburg for interment.
BUTTLES.—Mrs. Sara Buttles, on-
ly surviving sister of ‘Mrs. M. A. B.
‘Boal, died at the Boal home, at
Boalsburg, at six-thirty Tuesday
evening, after a long illness. Miss
Buttles, who was a daughter of Judge
Buttles, was born in Ohio eighty-two
years ago, but lived the after part of
her life with her sister, Mrs. Theo-
dore Davis, in Washington, D. C.,
coming to make her home with Mrs.
Boal upon the death of Mrs. Davis ten
years ago. Miss Buttles had been an
invalid for three years, the result of
a broken hip, and her passing came
after a gradual loss of strength, never
having recovered from the accident.
She was a woman whom every one
near her loved and admired, always a
christian, and interested only in those
things that were for the betterment of
Private interment was made Thurs-
day afternoon at five o'clock, in the
Boal mausoleum on the estate at
“State College Night” in Washington.
By Julia C. Gray.
Thursday evening, April 20th, was
“State College night” at the spring
meeting of the Pennsylvania Society
of Washington, held in the large ball-
room of the New Willard Hotel. Six-
teen hundred persons were present,
including members of the Congression-
al delegation, 200 Pennsylvania dele-
gates to the D. A. R. convention, mem-
bers of Penn State alumni and for-
mer faculty members.
The guests of honor at this meet-
ing were Dr. John M. Thomas, presi-
dent of Penn State, and Hugo Bezdek,
athletic director and former manager
of the Pittsburgh Pirates, who were
also the principal speakers of the
evening. The State College male
quartet gave a number of vocal selec-
tions and the Keystone orchestra sup-
plied the music for the dance which
followed the reception.
For the first time in the history of
this society, members of Congress
composed the entire receiving line, as
this part of the program hitherto has
been left to the ladies of the social
set. These members were: Kelly,
Wyant, Kendall, Bixler, Gernerd,
Kline, Watson, Rose, Shreve, Cough-
lin, Crago and Walters. The floor
committee, composed of resident
alumni of the college were: J. B. Wy-
coff, H. R. Brown, E. W. Smith, F. B.
Story, G. W. Adair, C. N. Keyser, J.
W. Adams, J. O. Reed, H. D. Robb, H.
J. Patterson, J. C. Metzger and H. C.
Representative M. Clyde Kelly,
president of the society, opened the
meeting by giving a brief review of
the history of Penn State, which he
termed the crowning achievement of
the public school system in Pennsyl-
Hugo Bezdek, in his talk, compared
the spirit of the east and west as
shown by the lovers of sport, predict-
ed a great athletic future for Penn
State, and in closing announced that
the State College football eleven
would play the Navy team in Wash-
ington November 4th, if arrange-
ments could be made.
President Thomas made a strong
plea for an endowment that would
permit every Pennsylvania boy and
girl who desired an education to come
to State College and obtain it. Un-
der present conditions, he said, he is
obliged to stand at the college en-
trance and send students back home
because there are not the facilities
with which to take care of them. No
boy nor girl in this country, Dr.
Thomas declared, should be barred
from a collegiate education because of
Seldom has a meeting of any state
organization of Washington rivalled
in splendor and numbers that of the
Pennsylvania Society of Washington
on “State College night.”
Among those present were Mrs,
Sparks, wife of Dr. E. E., Sparks, for- |
mer president of The Pennsylvania
State College, and Miss Ethel Cotton
Sparks, their daughter, who served as
one of the platform pages at the D. A.
R. convention. :
On Friday evening, April 21st, at
Congress Hall Hotel, Washington, D.
C., Representative Evan J. Jones and
Mrs. Jones celebrated their twenty-
fifth wedding anniversary with a
small dinner party, having as house
guests Mrs. Melissa Evans and Mrs.
Sears, of Hollidaysburg, Pa. Arthur,
Ned and Jack, three of the four sons of
Mr. and Mrs. Jones attended the din-
ner, Mr. Paul Jones, a student at the
University of Pennsylvania, being un-
able to attend.
Dr. Emory Hunt, president of Buck-
nell University, Lewisburg, Pa., made
a brief address on Saturday after-
noon, April 22nd, at the exercises of
the laying of the corner stone, in
Washington, D. C., of the national
memorial to Roger Williams and re-
ligious liberty. Dr. Hunt is chairman
of the Northern Baptist Convention
committee on the memorial. Secreta-
ry of State Hughes, the principal
speaker of the occasion, placed the
first trowel of mortar.
——The “Watchman” this week re-
ceived a letter from Miss Helen
O'Reilly, of Philadelphia, calling at-
tention to several inaccuracies in the
notice of the death of her mother pub-
lished in this paper two weeks ago.
Her maiden name was Eleanor Furey
and she was forty-one years old. In
the list of survivors given the name
of one brother, Lewis Furey, of Bing-
hamton, N. Y., was omitted. The re-
mains were buried in Philadelphia in-
stead of Lock Haven.
——Business is improving at all |’
the lime industries in the neighbor-
hood of Bellefonte, and new men are
being taken on every week.
Er — pe ————
——Only eighteen more days until
the close of the public schools of
Bellefonte, and then the kiddies will
have a long vacation.
——Bucknell defeated the State
College baseball team, at State Col-
lege last Saturday, by the score of 4
Ernest R. Benner, Bellefonte, and
Sarah B. Zettle, Centre Hall.
Ora W. Seeley, Philadelphia, and
Stella P. Bathgate, Lemont.
Ralph E. Hosterman, Millheim, and
Florence A. Kerstetter, Coburn.
Henry H. Muirhead and Verna L.
Snyder—On April 28, to Mr. and
Mrs. Floyd Snyder, of Bellefonte, a
. Confair—On April 30, to Mr. and
Mrs. Geo. H. Confair, of Bellefonte, a
daughter, Caroline Elizabeth.
Richard—On April 22, to Mr. and
Mrs. Samuel C. Richard, of Bellefonte,
a son, Charles William.
Spicer—On April 21, to Mr. and
Mrs. Toner A. Spicer, of Bellefonte,
Hockenberry—On April 16, to Mr.
and Mrs. Harry Hockenberry Jr, a
daughter Theresa Bernice.
Spearly—On April 4, to Mr. and
Mrs. Harry S. Spearly, of Spring
township, a daughter, Betty.
Mesullo—On April 5, to Mr. and
Mrs. L. Mesullo, of Bellefonte, a son,
Quici—On April 25, to Mr. and Mrs.
Joseph Quici, of Bellefonte, a son.
Ishler—On April 12, to Mr. and
Mrs. Lewis Ishler, of Spring town-
ship, a daughter.
Wian—On April 10, to Mr. and Mrs.
Harry M. Wian, of Benner township,
McClellan—On April 8, to Mr. and
Mrs. Samuel McClellan, of Spring
township, a son, Samuel Morris.
Hockenberry—On April 12, to Mr.
and Mrs. Simon Hockenberry, of
Spring township, a daughter.
Smith—On April 6, to Mr. and Mrs.
J. A. Smith, of Bellefonte, a daugh-
ter, Cornelia Jane.
To Have New Cattle Barn at State
Plans for a new beef cattle barn at
The Pennsylvania State College have
been approved by the college trustees,
and the erection of his greatly need-
ed building will probably be started
in the near future. The barn, which
will cost about $38,000 will be among
the finest of its kind in the country,
and will be located adjoining the
splendid dairy barn on the college
farms. It will replace a dilapidated
old group of wooden structures known
as the “West Barns” to which many
farmers would not care to claim own-
While the materials of which the
new cattle barn are to be constructed
are probably more expensive than
those which most farmers would use,
the interior arrangement will be with-
in the range of possibility for any cat-
tleman. The exterior construction
will be stucco over hollow tile to con-
form with the neighboring dairy barn.
A cattle shed will be attached to the
barn, and a silo will be placed at
either end. The new equipment will
greatly facilitate the college work on
feeding experiments each year. This
barn and the first unit of a men’s dor-
mitory, will be erected with the $250,-
000 building fund granted by the last
Prof. L. N. Bartges will open a sum-
mer school on May 22nd.
‘Miss: Sarah Zettle and Ernest Ben-
ner were united in marriage ‘during
the past week.
A district Sunday school convention
was held in the Presbyterian church
on Friday afternoon and evening.
The Grammar school closed on
Wednesday; the intermediate grade
will close on Friday; the other schools
will close on Friday, May 12th.
Miss Byrd Stover, of Rebersburg,
is again in our midst, teaching a large
class of pupils in music. Her pupils
are studying piano, violin and mando-
The baccalaureate sermon will be
preached in the Reformed church on
Sunday evening by Rev. J. F. Bing-
man, pastor of the United Evangelical
Some of our Odd Fellows went to
Sunbury last Wednesday to help cele-
brate their 208rd anniversary. Some
went to Tyrone Friday, to help the
western Odd Fellows celebrate.
XECUTRIX'S NOTICE.—In the Es-
E tate of Evalina J. Wilkinson, late
of the borough of Bellefonte,
Centre county, Pennsylvania, deceased.
Letters testamentary in the above named
estate having been granted to the under-
signed, all persons having claims or de-
mands against the estate of the said dece-
dent are requested to make the same
known, and all persons indebted to the
said decedent are requested to make pay-
ment thereof without delay, to
CHARLOTTE J. POWELL,
A Tiffany Production with Mae Mur-
ray and Monte Blue
Wednesday at the Scenic
AT 2:30 p.m,