Democratic watchman. (Bellefonte, Pa.) 1855-1940, May 19, 1922, Image 2

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Bellefonte, Pa., May 19, 1922,
Whenever you see some one up at the top,
Don’t imagine he got there by luck
For back of his glory lies many a story
Of battle and struggle and pluck;
He may seem to be taking things easy to-
And dodging the trails which irk,
But the years of his past, from the first to
the last,
Were a constant succession of work.
Whenever you see some one crowned by
Don’t fancy he won it by chance;
Though he’s walking today on an easier
And you cannot behold at a glance
The scars of his battle, just to keep in
Life’s laurels don’t go to the shirk.
And if you but knew his life's history
You'd know he once had to work.
Success doesn’t come to the indolent hand,
With busy men life is concerned ;
Be the man who he may, he will find on
the way,
That it’s prizes all have to be earned.
So whenever you gaze on a leader of men
Up on top where glory is fair;
You can know with his luck there was
courage and pluck—
You can bet that he worked to get there,
. —Edgar A. Guest.
By Margaret H. Barnett.
That thing which is called “Corrup-
tion in polities,” is very discouraging
to new voters, and also surprising.
They hear some strange stories in re-
gard to campaigns and elections. For
example, a candidate for an import-
ant office, on one occasion, shook
hands with a voter, and as their
hands unclasped, a friend of the can-
didate, standing by, saw a dollar bill
flutter down to the ground. The
friend related the incident as a good
joke, merely as a joke,—the candidate
had not done the thing skillfully.
Here is another. A lady of color,
Sarah by name, who had been for
years housekeeper in a substantial
family, having been recently accord-
ed, along with her white sisters, the
highest privilege of citizenship, fared
forth, on election day, armed with a
pencil, to exercise the newly confer-
red right. As she entered the voting
booth, a pencil provided for the gen-
eral use of voters, rolled down from
the desk to the floor. A white gen-
tleman, who was in the polling place,
at once entered the booth, presuma-
bly to pick up the pencil, and as he
did so, he said,—“Just mark your
ballot here, and here, and here,” and
was about to suit his actions to his
words. But Sarah responded firmly,
and with a spirit worthy of an Amer-
ican citizen, “I will mark my ballot
myself,” which she proceeded to do,
and the white law-breaker retired
from the booth.
A prominent daily, commenting re-
cently upon the political situation in
Pennsylvania, remarked that there
were now no liquor interests in the
State with which a candidate could
safely make an alliance. The infer-
ence is that in the too recent past,
when the liquor interests were power-
peared, and to have become so com-
mon and so flagrant as to menace the
public good. This is indicated by the
oath of office, and by certain provis-
ions of the Constitution of 1874. Its
oath of office, which is strikingly dif-
ferent from the oath in the Constitu-
tion of 1838, is as follows: .
“Senators and Representatives, and
all judicial, State, and county officers,
shall, before entering on the duties of
their respective offices, take and sub-
scribe the following oath or affirma-
tion: “I do solemnly swear (or af-
firm) that I will support, obey and de-
fend the constitution of the United
States and the constitution of this
Commonwealth, and that I will dis-
charge the duties of my office with
fidelity; that I have not paid or con-
tributed, or promised to pay or con-
tribute, either directly or indirectly,
any money or other valuable thing, to
procure my nomination or election (or
appointment) except for necessary
and proper expenses expressly author-
ized by law; that I have not knowing-
ly violated any election law of this
Commonwealth, or procured it to be
done by others in my behalf; that I
will not knowingly receive, directly or
indirectly, any money or other valua-
ble thing, for the performance or non-
performance of any act or duty per-
taining to my office, other than the
compensation allowed by law.”
The language of this oath is very
comprehensive. It could scarcely be
made stronger. Compare it with the
earlier oath of office, which contains
no hint that officials might have pro-
cured their election by the use of
“money or other valuable thing;”
which contains no hint that they
might be bribed to perform or not to
perform any duty pertaining to their
The Constitution of 1874 contains
this provision: “Any person who
shall, while a candidate for office, be
guilty of bribery, fraud, or wilful vio-
lation of any election law, shall be for-
ever disqualified from holding an of-
fice of trust or profit in this Common-
wealth; and any person convicted of
wilful violation of the election laws
shall, in addition to any penalties pro-
vided by law be deprived of the right
of suffrage absolutely, for a term of
four years.”
Mr. Justice Paxson, in commenting
on this provision of the Constitution,
says,—“The object of this provision
in our fundamental law is manifest.
The frequency and extent of election
frauds were beginning to awaken ser-
ious apprehension for the future, un-
less promptly checked. A fraud upon
the ballot is a crime against the na-
Shortly after the adoption of the
Constitution of 1874, an Act of As-
sembly was passed to define the nec-
essary expenses of candidates. After
defining them, the Act continues,—
“But nothing contained in this act
shall be so construed as to authorize
the payment of money or other val-
uable thing for the vote or influence
of any elector, either directly or in-
directly, at primary, township, _gener-
al or special elections, nominating
conventions, or for any corrupt pur-
posé whatever, incidental to an elec-
tion.” The penalty for violating this
act was, a fine not exceeding one
thousand dollars, imprisonment not
exceeding one year, or both, or either,
at the discretion of the court.
But in spite of the constitution and
legislative efforts to check the evil of
corrupt elections, it has not only been
unchecked, but it has steadily increas-
ed. ‘In three decades after the consti-
tution of 1874, corrupt practices had
become so general and so flagrant,
that, according to Judge Head, of the
Superior Court, if unchecked, they
would “soon destroy the free and hon-
est expression of the will of the peo-
P Then, in 1906, that act which is fre-
quently called the “Corrupt Practices
Act,” was pass in “response to a
vigorous demand by the people that a
remedy be found to stop the corrup-
tion fast becoming an incident of our
popular elections,” again to quote
Judge Head. This act makes another
effort to define legal expenses in con-
nection with elections, and to prevent
illegal expenses. But political corrup-
tion is with us still, as any reader of
the daily papers must admit. A neg-
ligible quantity in the earlier histe-
ry of the State, it has increased
alarmingly in the last fifty years, if
the Constitution of the State, its Acts
of Assembly, and the opinion of some
of its judges can be taken as evidence.
The question suggests itself, who
is responsible for this state of affairs?
There are many, very many, of the
electors of the State, who would have
no interest whatever in corrupting
elections, who would not have it in
their power to do so. Of those out-
side this class, who is responsible for
corrupt elections?
Many officials have been elected
since 1874. They have taken the oath
of office prescribed by the Constitu-
The question suggests itself,—Were
these officials in any way responsible
for existing conditions? Unless this
question can be answered in the neg-
ative, we must face an alternative
which is appalling.
Under conditions such as these, the
women of the country have entered
the electorate, entered right into the
“mire and filth of politics,” from
which the men tried so long and so
gallantly to save them. By their en-
trance into the electorate, they can do
one of three things,—they can make
political conditions worse than they
are; they can let them remain as they
are; they can help to make them bet-
ter. This last, and much-to-be-desir-
ed end will not be attained unless they
vote carefully, intelligently and con-
scientiously; unless they hold the bal-
lot as a thing to be used for the gen-
eral good, and not as a thing to be
bought and sold, for personal ad-
vancement and aggrandizement; un-
less, in a word, they perform their po-
litical duty, as a thing for which they
Shell answer to God at the last Great
Pennsylvania has advanced in many
ways since the first constitution of
1790. Has it retrograded in other
ways? Has the quality of the citi-
zenship of its people deteriorated?
Has it weakened and decayed at the
very foundation of its structure as a
State? Any facts which will tend to
disprove such a conclusion will be
Historic Office at Penn State Passes.
ty-three years as the office of the
presidents of the Pennsylvania State
College, the room on the south-west
corner of the first floor of Old Main,
the first building erected on the col-
lege campus, has been abandoned in
After being used for more than six-
favor of larger and more convenient
quarters on the. second floor of “the
‘building by president John M. Thom-
as. The room that has been the office
of-ten Penn State presidents is now
the headquarters of the Alumni As-
A ——— A ———————————
Read the Following and See Whether
You Have Omitted Any of These
Important Items in Your Spring
Look over’ the roof gutters, flower
pots, cisterns, wells, rain barrels and
drains for places in which water may
stand. Standing water breeds mos-
If you have no stand for the gar-
bage can, make one that will clear it
several inches from the ground. See
that the garbage can doesn’t leak and
that it has a tight fitting lid.
Make wells and cisterns safe by
proper protection against surface
drainage, dust and insects.
Stop up the rat holes and set rat
Stables and stable yards should be
cleaned and manure hauled away.
The ground upon which manure
heaps rested, should be sprinkled with
a solution of borax, 1 pound to 3 gal-
lons of water or with kerosene oil.
Privies should be inspected to see
that they are fly tight.
Doors and windows should be
All buildings in which crowds con-
gregate should be included in the
clean up.
Refuse should be hauled to a dump
and either burned or buried.
No dump should be located on a wa-
ter shed.
—Get your job work done here.
Prominents Speakers for Penn State
Summer School.
More than a dozen of the country’s
most prominent lecturers and educa-
tors have been secured to address the
Pennsylvania State College during the
eight weeks’ term that opens on June
26th. Dr. Will Grant Chambers, dean
of the summer session, has provided
a special feature for practically every
day of the term, which will continue
until August 19th.
Among those who will visit the
Centre county institution for talks to
the 3000 school teachers expected, is
United States Senator Frank B. Wil-
lis, of Ohio, who early in August will
speak on the disarmament conference,
international and local problems of
the United States. It is possible that
United States Commissioner of Edu-
cation John J. Tigert, will speak the
following week. Others include Dr.
Thomas E. Finegan, state superin-
tendent of public instruction; Rabbi
Nathan, of the Jewish Chautauqua;
Dr. Hamilton Holt, editor of “The In-
dependent;” Dr. David Snedden, Col-
umbia University; Mrs. Corinne
Roosevelt Robinson, of New York; Dr.
Frank P. Graves, Commissioner of
education in New York; Miss Charl O.
Williams, president of the National
Education Association; Dr. G. Stan-
ley Hall, president-emeritus of Clark
University; Dr. Thomas H. Briggs,
Columbia University and Dr. J. H.
Kelley, editor of the Pennsylvania
School Journal.
———Subscribe for the “Watchman.”
What the State Department of Health
Accomplished the Past Year.
‘95,685 visits were. made by - State
Health Department nurses during the
year 1921 for the purpose of correct-
ing insanitary conditions, helping the
tuberculous, aiding venereal disease
control, and giving little children the
chance to have good health.
Employment was found for 1,203
members of families in which there
was sickness and proper nourishment
secured for 5,625 undernourished
children, according to the annual re-
port of Miss Alice M. O’Halloran, di-
rector of state nurses. $85,328.76 was
collected and paid out for rent, coal,
milk, ice, and general relief of fami-
lies suffering from poverty and dis
ease. 807 sources of venereal infec-
tion were located and brought to
treatment; 3,988 cases who dropped
treatment before danger of infecting
others was removed were followed up.
These nurses also made 55,724 vis-
its to homes of tuberculous patients,
not only to care for the sick but to
teach the well how to protect them-
selves against infection. To secure
better health for babies 26,367 visits
were made to homes.
In addition to this field work the 120
nurses employed by the State Health
Department gave service during clin-
ic hours at 106 well baby clinics, 21
genito-urinary clinics, and 98 tuber-
ig dispensaries, throughout the
An immense bronze tablet bearing
the names of the seventy-three for-
mer students of The Pennsylvania
State College who lost their lives in
the world war, will be erected as a
college war memorial in the auditor-
ium at State College on Memorial day,
May 30th. The tablet is over six feet
high and was secured through student
subscription and a benefit play staged
last year by the members of the Penn
State Rehabilitation club, composed
of service men who were wounded
overseas and who are now receiving
training at the college.
A large recreation hall to be built
on the campus within a few years will
be dedicated as the college memorial
to the men who served in the war, and
the tablet will be placed there perma-
nently. R. R. Burtner, of Palmyra,
and R. B. Baer, of Toledo, Ohio, are
student council representatives on the
committee to place the tablet; L. M.
Sterner, of Schuylkill Haven, and
Charles V. Ber, of Newville, who de-
signed the tablet, represent the “Re-
hab club.” The State College post of
the American Legion will participate
in the Memorial day dedication.
Penn State Co-eds Elect Officers.
The women students at The Penn-
sylvania State College enjoy their own
form of student government which
they operate with great success. Pop-
ularity and the extent to which the
girls participate in their college activ-
ities count in the annual election of
officers. The selections for next year
have already been made, with Miss
Sara Hartman, of Philadelphia, re-
ceiving the highest honor, that of
president of the Women Student Gov-
ernment Association. She was presi-
dent of her class, that of 1923, during
its Sophomore year. Alverna Bur.
‘Wells, et ux,
dick, of Uniondale, is vice-president
with Grace Glance, of Hazleton, treas-
urer,. and Elizabeth /Croll, of Middle-
town, women’s editor for the Penn
State Collegian, the student newspa-
Real Estate Transfers.
Luther L. Weaver, et ux, to James
K. Reish, et al, tract in Miles town-
ship; $2,000. :
Emiddion Torsel, et ux, to Clarence
L. Rine, tract in Bellefonte; $3,300.
William Burnside to Edward J. Pur-
due, tract in Benner township; $1,200.
Sarah Buttles to Theodore D. Boal,
tract in Boalsburg; $1.
Sarah Buttles to Theodcre D. Boal,
tract in Washington, D. C.; $1.
S. W. Smith, et ux, to Edward
Durst, tract in Centre Hall; $12,000.
Geo. W. Barton, et ux, to Clyde
tract in Union township;
H. P. Kelley; et ux, to Joha P. Kel-
ley, et al, tract in Snow Shoe; $1.
Samuel L. Shortledge, et ux, to Ja-
cob M. Heaton, tract in Boggs town-
ship; $1.
Martha J. Thomas, et al, Admr., to
James A. Rossman, trustee, tract in
Spring township; $310.
Adam H. Krumrine, et ux, to J. L.
Houck, tract in State College; $675.
Adam H. Krumrine, et ux, to Frank
N. Fagan, et ux, tract in State Col-
lege; $1,350.
Bertha M. Rupp, et bar, to J. C.
Marks, tract in State College; $750.
William W. Phelps, et ux, to Alvin
R. Bush, tract in Philipsburg; $5,000.
Lydia S. Kleckner, et bar, to Carrie
May Albright, tract in Millheim;
D. L. Welch to Church of Christ,
tract in Curtin township; $400.
L G. Gordon Foster, et al, to Esther
E. Duffred, et al, tract in State Col-
lege; $500.
of Local Interest
Some People We Know, and We Will
Profit by Hearing About Them.
This is a purely local event.
It took place in Bellefonte,
Not in some far away place.
You are asked to investigate it.
Asked to believe a citizen’s word;
To confirm a citizen’s statement.
Any article that is endorsed at
Is more worthy of confidence
an one you know nothing about,
Endorsed by unknown people.
H. C. Young, S. Water St., Belle-
fonte, says: “Some time ago I wasin
a bad condition with kidney trouble.
My back ached and gave out so I
couldn’t do a day’s work. I was a
constant sufferer. When I stooped I
had dizzy spells and a swimming sen-
sation in my head. My kidneys acted
irregularly. I read of Doan’s Kidney
Pills and used them, getting my sup-
ply at the Parrish Pharmacy. They
soon fixed me up in good shape. The
aches and pains left. The dizziness
didn’t trouble me and my kidneys
were regulated.”
60c, at all dealers. Foster-Milburn
Co., Mfrs., Buffalo, N. Y. 56-20
Owner’s Name
i i 2 REASURER’S SALE OF UNSEATED LANDS FOR NON-PAY- | Acres Per, Warrantee Name Taxes & Costs | Acres Per. Warrantee Name Owner’s Name Taxes & Costs
ful in the State, candidates formed al MEN OF TAXES FOR 1920 AND 1921: 150 Unknown ...... «+++.G. Wood Miller Est.,..vo.... 15.25 | 14 of 439 Ramsey, Jas........John Q. Miles....... verersses ‘21.58
liances with them, in order to secure 212 Unknown ........ +..G. Wood Miller Est.......... 16.2 |433 Siddens, Eleanor....T. H. Litz & Robt Jackson., 44.26
their elections. How much poverty, Asrgeaiile 22 hie provisions or ihe law TEIAlINE th othe sale of that GREGG TOWNSHIP 353 LL ress, John, veers Realty Estates............... 27.42
suffering and crime, how many ruined | sea ands ior iie non-paymen rr RolI0e 13 fioreby piven hat) Unknown... ... 0s Reese-Sheriff Lumber Co..... 6.42 urner, James.......Realty EstateS.,....essoessses 27.42
lives and untimely graves, paid the Hiete I ve ore 10 hublio Nleor Suey Ie es vania, for | 300 UREROWR «uiseveeses Reese-Sheriff Lumber Co..... 22.62 gas 353 TEaer, Foe BAlDh Smith. .0...... os zs
price of such elections? taxes due and unpaid thereon, at the Court House in the Borough of HAINES TOWNSHIP 433 153 Turner, Hannah.....Realty Estates... 27.42
There was a vacancy on the bench, | Bellefente, on Monday, June 12th, 1922, at 1 o'clock p. m., and to hi 181 Fees, Jacob...... «.Enrl Mots.,..........cveivvsas 12.38 [433 153 Turner, James.......Realty Estates... 27.42
: y ne ; | tinue from day to day, if necessary by adjournment, until all are sold: | joi Fees, Jacob......... H. B, Herring...,.. 2... .. 12181359 Wilson, Wm.........Ramey Water Co 89.75
recently, in one of the counties of the BENNER TOWNSHIP 154 Miller, BF... Pursley, Glover & Green..... 10.82 | % of 433 153 Irwin, Robert.,.....W. A. Crist heirs. . eeees 69.42
State. An appointment was made, to » Ww toe Notas Owner's Nate Taxes & Coste HALF MOON TOWNSHIP 2 of 128 358 Morgen ey 2 Gilet heirs. ........... go.16
fill the vacancy. A daily paper, com- Be > “ Hale, J, M G. W. Loneberger Bst........$ 11.37 | 40 Bryan, Samuel...... Fao Mytler Bsbuyvverress WIZE of 55 105 POE fonllpgrees: W, 4. Crist heirs....100000 @9ds
menting on the appointment, says that do Te ae 1G Welly nih yaaa 687 6 Harpster, Isaac......Ysaac Harpster............... 3.53
. . 50 Lingle, J. J..cc0eve..G. Wells Sm . SPRING TOWNSHIP
the appointee is said to have the sup- BOGGS TOWNSHIP. HARRIS TOWNSHIP 100 Harris, J. D W. I. Miller 8.62
port of the “practical politicians” of | ,o, Cottinger, G.........Clement Dale................. 37.42 | 400 gadree. Sholom... 4, Burkett .....ivneiniennnns 2302 [1m Wilson, ‘Wm.........MFs, May Brooks....oeeri :!. 1105
the county, “who are believed to con- | 100 Carscadden, D.......W. G. Runkle, . b2.24 00 IE ae oT ie Thm ® Unknown ...........J. Wells Smith...... sesvvrors 14,82
trol votes.” A judicial position is an | 433 158 Godfrey, Martha.....E. 8. Bennett. 38.26 | 200 Patterson, Rob't....W. G. Runiie.. : 4391 SNOW SHOE TOWNSHIP
important one. The man who occu- BURNSIDE TOWNSHIP HOWARD TOWNSHIP 2 44 Garscadden, D.......John .A. Erb
pies it will be called upon to pass up- | 433 163 . Bell, Wm............H. 8. Taylor....... savenseasst 120.00 25 3 Raker, Javob D. A Irwin 6.52 | $54 Ds ton, Hugh....... Kato Coal Co..
* : 433 163 Davidson, W. Jr....H. 8. Taylor.......... .. 20.96 ’ iri rae psu tiene Dalton, George.,....Kato Ceal Co..
on questions which affect the proper- Kato Coal Co 28.86 | 415 Godfrey, Martha.....F. P. Blair..... ase 31.76 | 434 Dobson, Geo.........Kato Coal Co .
ty, the reputation, even the lives of | 115 ig {iinsiesnns Rate Coal Oo Ee 136 Harris, A. D........D. T. Allison.......... 13.47 | 434 Dobson, Samuei....”Kato Coal Co.........112:'% Bory
his fellow citizens. A natural sup- of 140. 22 Cox, Paul.....cccceeB. BUCK .ovesvssercvinoserees. BAL . LIBERTY TOWNSHIP 433 Devling, Jos.........F. P. Blalr....c.o.oiviiii 1074
position would be that a man appoint- By 165 Ewing, John. ++. Emma GC. Swindell... oe Jo. 1% Hess, Geo, G........Kato Coal Co......... 12 323 Hoe Seo... Bato Cal QBerrassrereeseess Se
’ 433 0X, amuel. eaity 8 secesce . op ray, OlN..eesnne..C. J. OCK.cecosnccans rr) 8 rr ase escssues . o
ed to such a position would be chosen | 433 163 Greaves, Alex .Kato Coal Co......., . 30.011 175 Quigley, Jas. A.....Kato Coal Courrrrrrrvnnnnnnrs 15900 | 50 Hale, Jas. I.........Kato Coal Co.. . B4.62
because of his legal ability, his integ- | 216 8 Guerney, Frances....Mary A. Sboemaker..!:.:l... 1658 MARION TOWNSHIP 18 28 Mitchell, Win. ‘B..." hoy Shia rors 432
rity, and uprightness, rather than be- 379 Lewis, David. ....... Kato Coal CO ..eennnoisizteee 26.61 | 50 Allison, Wm..... :+..Franklin _Weight............ 5.72 (433 McManus, Jas.......Kato Coal CO..vrnververernn. 4781
cause he had the support of “practical | 434 Morris, Joseph......Kato Coal Co.......... 30.01 | 125 Jackson, Jeremiah..H. H. & W. F. Berry......... 7.92 |433 Morgan Benj........Kato Coal CO.......eerrerrnr. 4781
itici he believed 433 163 Pancost, Samuel....Kato Coal Co...... 30.01 | 24 McKinney, J. M.....S8amuel Eby Est.............. 8.32 | 409 Mitchell, M, J.......Kato Coal Co.. . 59.77
pollijcians, who sie ve eves foi 53 165 Fuge Johar en Br Co Gree 20.01 i McCalmont, = rel T. Alli on 1% 158 Milken, B. F.. -- Kato foul Lo. . oe
rol votes. u at 1s eviden 415 Shym, John.........Kato Coal Co..... nknown ...........D. 3 artin, €Xeeeeses.JORD rh... .
notion of the uninformed. Are these | 415 Tallhelm, Sarah.....Realty Estates..... 2886 | 8 White, Wm.........Ge0. LODGEe....crvverreennnrs 3.92 | 433 153 Parker, Wm.........Kate Coal Co.. 79.34
i i i seseneinses Dh BUCKS esses vnns sain wan ve G82 MILES TOWNSHIP 360 160 Pim, Hugh..........Bertha C. Taylor.eueeseeeees. 40.20
Tings Says Whih Show Whith Wey | B20 ooo BEESORE —ovienD Tack crn wl, 5 Uakuowh WoW: Gatesn.ri...oiiliiin palms Parker, Geo........ John A. BrD........veeeereers 47.3
the political wind is blowing ? 433 163 Wilson, Burd........Philips & Bickford.. . 30.01 sesseeeesnn Wo W, traevesies 325 Rogers, Fred........John A. Erb.. sores 36.60
Then, too, there is a great deal to | 430 151 Wallace, Jos. J.....Stephen Holden. . 28.54 PATTON TOWNSHIP 400 Rogers, Kate A......John A. Erb. vey 4432
be read in the papers about violations | 433 163 Wallace, Jos. 1 ve. Realty Eatates... oe a53¢ Diehl, Nicholas Sr.. Dantel i. Johnson............ 57 15 Is Pr oargarst. ... Jolin 4 sb. cs 41.13
: 3 : Davidson, W. Jr....H. 8. Taylor.............c.c.0. , over, RoDt........F. P. Pesesesssserassannes x s seenene wes eee
of election laws by officials from Unit- | 433 363 ’ 1 ele ae re Yea | 252 163 Valentine, A. 8...... Kato Coal CO... rmvreeeees: 5874
ed States S oy down, and in re- CURTIN TOWNSHIP ” Taknown S. ray 433 1583 Wharton, Moore.....Kato Coal Co........ ..:: .43
S Den y af 50 Brooks, Jesse........ J. Ellis _Harvey.............. 7.32 . PENN TOWNSHIP 433 153 Wharton, Elizabeth.Kato Coal Co...evenneerererl: “4773
gard to actions brought against elec- | x Brooks, Jesse.......J. Ellis Harvey............... 37.98 | 120 20 Hamilton, Thos.....W. G. Runkle................ 1452 | 453 Walters, Robt....... Kato Coal Co. ars
tion boards for falsifying election re- | 337 Coates, Linsey.......Philips & Bickford........... 3252 POTTER TOWNSHIP 433 153 Wahn, Rebecca......Kato Coal Co. lt goss
turns, What do these things mean? | 208 De uy ato ge Coeinsssnranrases Shae 400 Levy, Daniel........Peter Smith.................. 26.12 | 277 36 Wharton, Mary.....John A. Erb........ wirerevr. 81.65
Then there are Acts of Assembly | 311 Elliot, Wm..........Kato Coal Co. 57.72 RUSH TOWNSHIP : TAYLOR TOWNSHIP
and constitutional provisions, which, | 200 Furst, John F......Kato Coal Co.. 2312 433 158 Bruntzman, Peter...Jos. W. Gorman.............. 13572 | 424 158 Mecommond, Thos. Jon 8. Brb........ ses 20
by aiming to check corrupt practices, | 608 Kelso, Joseph. .+«r.. Philips, x Bickror sees Ate | 454 Grant, ThOmAS......J0RN A. EIb....ssssoreonnnn. 47.88 > I Breanmond, Thes., Fa lls v1 ve bid
establish the fact of their existence | 207 Lowns, Cale rseaves DELS OE Bifes m 20.00 of 433 153 Graff, Sebastian.....Jas. F. Stott..........oeeer.. 293.44 438 Thomas, John W...8. J. Thomas Het. add +
207 Lowns, Caleb....... Biline & Blchtord, .. 2-2: 3000 | 13 of 433 163 Graff Scbastion..... Jacob Smutzinger............ 223.44 | "53 Trad AN AW mere, trasereeye $530
nd DIR Elonce. t = : 207 Longstreth, Jeasc... Philips & Pickford... oss. S00 i - frant, jIhomas......J. M. Helnle.......... 41.38 5 own urveereens Wm Wo ower, L, 52
e a corru rac 1Ce8 in 9» CER “see esse '» . 08. etneis 0 n Ie Ss eoasace ) Sess ssnsnce le . Sere rsnsrsnnne
Rm ups : 70 on, John 8......Kato Coal Co..... wseene’ OO] fos 153 Miller, J. J.........Mpntola Water Co.. 47.38 WALKER TOWNSHIP
connection with elections, were not so B & thers 11.52
3 100 Smith, Peter..... ... Bowers vases tt 3798 | 100 King, Robert........J. E. Horn & Co....... «eo 1332 | 69 39 Evans, Jesse.........Isaac Markle..... sesssearianee N13
general and so pleasant, in the earlier | 415 Taylor, Joseph......Hayes Run Fire Brick Co.... 37. 10 Meyer, John.........J. BE. HOMD.c.veueenunnnsnnsns 9.22 15 56 Rohrer, Christ.......Mrs. Harry Baker 5.53
history of the State, as they are to- | 229 Wahn, Richard. ..... Kato Coal Co................ 2412.10 Meyer, John.........J. BE. Horn.....1i0000000000"" 50525 | 30 Wickersham, Amos..Isaac Markle Est... .. 405
day. The first Constitution of Penn- FERGUSON TOWNSHIP 163 ' Malone, Richard.....Ralph Smith.,......... 19.77 WORTH TOWNSHIP
sylvania, adopted September 2nd, | 298 27 Angreson, Jo0h:-.o. 4. B. % S B Engr recs a B10 158 Joye nh H. Rasiings & Orvis ne 776 Kuhn, Geo. & Math..Superior’ Silica Brick Co...... 81.02
1790, contains no official oath and no 4 12 Baroniold, Marre i Wo G. RUDKIC..eessnrrrnen, 18.68 | 18 Meyer, John,. Bei HOM cirsnesovsss . 405 L. FRANK MAYES,
provisions as to corruption in elec- | “g2 Kohlmeyer, Geo.....J. B. & C. E. Miller.......... 5.60 | 433 ler, Jame.........Realty EstateS................ 27.42
tions 36 47 McCullough, Thos... W. G. Runkle................ 11.8% [433 153 Miller, Robert....... Realty EstateB...........eose. 27.42 County Treasurer.
This first constitution was amended .
February 22nd, 1838. As amended, it KEASURER'S SALE ts UDKDOWR «...ceeveseens 8.46 | Lot uay, Wm. J.....v.... 20.57 | Lot Novak, Joe ............ 816] 68 Walk, A. F............ 13.25
contained no Provisions relative to NDS AL a hig Aili To Marks, Mrs. Mary BE... 7.09 | Lot oung, J. Fred........ 60.38 | 25 Nieman, D. E. Est..... 20.46 | 100 Jones, Guy ..... 13.25
corruption in elections. Its oath of place ar given in the Treasurer's | Lot Marks, Mrs. Betsey E.. 7.09 | Lot Heinle, J. M........... 2515] 30 Homer, James ........ 33.25 | 50 Long, Goldie .., . 38.67
* Pp foll . " “Members of | Sale of Unseated Lands will be sold the | House & Lot Salle, Effie.......c0...., 23.63 | Lot Foringer, Jerry ....... 38.99 | Lot Riley, James ,. sees 1460 | 73 Osterhout, Mary ...... 84.87
office was as follows: following tracts or lots of land returned | Lots Taylor, Mrs. Robt..... 8.60 HOWARD TOWNSHIP Lot Frank, Est .... «ees 10.75 | 80 Reese, David ......... 25.57
the General Assembly, and all officers, by the tax collector of the following dis- BENNER TOWNSHIP Lot Kline, Harry .......... 4.77] 40 Rhoades, Sarah ......, 25.92
executive and judicial shall be bound | trlets respectively for the years 1919 and 67 Confer, Mary ......... 20.92 | Lot Shaw, Elmer .......... 540] 2 Thomas, John A....... 13.25
. Cent: un- | 30 Rumbarger, W. B. Est 25.59 | 3% Acre Butler, Clair Est. 7 Whithead, G. L........ 12.43
rt the | 1920, to the Commissioners of Centre co WALKER TOWNSHIP
by oath or affirmation, to suppo e rding to | Lot Klinger. 505] 2 Gardner, John L......
tt Ad ty, for non-payment of taxes, acco g SPRING TOWNSHIP
Constitution of the Commonwealth, 43 provisions of the several Acts of As-| 15 Fike, B. H. Est........ 11.39 LIBERTY TOWNSHIP Kessinger Gertrude &
and to perform the duties of their re- sembly relative to the sale of seated lands | _ §& Hoy, Wm. ............ 11.39 14 Acre Lingle, J. H......v.... 6.04 GEOrBe .....ou..
0 pe ser Ther 9 1 Lot Koch Est. % Reigle, Isaac ......... 893] "2 Duncan, W. P......... 813 Williams, G. M........ 9.29
spective oFjess with fidelity. neti or taxes: SROCOR por Gray, Samu Aece James, Robt Jv 2 24 SNOW SEs TOWNE oe i te
The next change in the Constitu- BELLEFONTE Lot huey, 18a8C .......... 6 cre erce, G. W.....0vssa 5, WN!
tion rae made in 1874, When that| ,., Owner's Name Taxes & Costs | LOt Tate Bet .............. 381 PATTON TOWNSHIP fives, Jou. Bt interes ea a Frants Timon, 1804
walch 1s at present In force was Burns, James..........$ 4.61 GGS TOWNSHIP Ellis, H. A............ 2147 ’ sexe 20 cre onfer, Bdw. :
adopted. Its Preamble is as follows: | Foi rene WR ey n a Michael Bast... 27.50 | House & Lot Kellerman, 1, Too... 13.43 Pelser, JON Het... S10 Acre Fromm, C, &. 52
“We, the people of the Commonwealth Jot Fofleman, Susan Bst.. 218 [a0 Miles, ‘Sue Est........,142.64 POTTER TOWNSHIP Miller, John Est....... 4190 | {4 jcc Fye, Robt, saserrresl’ 730
of Pennsylvania, teful to AL House & Lot Lane, Martha, Est.....115.70 10 ker, 2 ed ..... 5 5 Deck Le Mary Bat, nies yi Setden Hammah ..... a Acre Jou} i Ae on
mighty Sod for the lesgings sf civil | Lot aylor, R. B........... 2816} 37 Btters, Harry ......... 2847] 1 Sweetwood, Jas. Est.. 831 Ward, Patrick vesvesns 13.98 Acre Peters, J. O........... 398
and religious Mherty, sud humbly, uc], prEresnvRG. BOROUGH BUENSIDE TOWNSHIP RUSH TOWNSHIP eager, John ooaittrr (958 [( Acre Peters, Laura M....... 5.22
voking His guidance, do ordain and a re ia ote# + Acre Rossman, C .......... 4.00
: She gy Lot Bartholomew, Chas.... 8.41 Etters, Peter Hst...... 21.40 | Lot . Bailey, David ......... 16.35 Ward, Haonah ........ 80.16 | { Acre Robison 'G. I, £19
establish this constitution.” Lots Burkett, A. H......... 9.52 : Lots Beam, J. B........... 204.61 Ward, Hugh .........0 1392 | {# 4°T¢ Confer Clgir ooeiti 518
A decided change seems to have |Lot No. 400 Catherwood, Chas. .... S38 ovETIN a os | EOE Cowher, I ICT 3 Ward, Pat & Hugb.... 59.90 : wisteress
taken place during the years which TNS or Eons oii NE 2 cCloskey, Mary Eat . 65.63 | Lot Hamilton, Harry .o. 39.30 TAYLOR TOWNSHIP L. FRANK MAYES,
Poll oriphon seems to ave sp | Boo di ws R| BE Nome BR|b ee fear CERI epetmaer | a
olitical corruption seems ave ap- | Lot upton, eo Est..... 9. acker, Jos. Hst......, 27. ercantile Realty Co..2 omas, J. W. Est..., 42 -18-