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Bellefonte, Pa., January 19, 1923.
NEWS ABOUT TOWN AND TOUNTY.
— Calvin Struble is reported to be
very ill at his home at State College.
Don’t forget the cafeteria sup-
per at the Presbyterian chapel, Tues-
day, January 23rd.
— Mrs. H. C. Valentine is offer-
‘ing for sale her home on west Curtin
street. See advertisement elsewhere
in this issue.
—Be good to yourself and family
by attending the Scouts’ cafeteria on
Tuesday evening next, at the Pres-
—— Ash Wednesday this year falls
on the 14th of February with Easter
on the first of April, which would in-
dicate an early spring.
——Are you going to the Scouts’
cafeteria next Tuesday? Oh, boy!
The best of home-made eats, low
prices, and good orchestra music
while you eat.
In the make up of the standing
committees in the House at Harris-
burg Thomas B. Beaver, member from
Centre county, was made chairman of
the committee on game.
——William C. Moore, of Altoona,
has made application for a certificate
of public convenience to operate auto
trucks between Altoona and Belle-
fonte and Altoona and Centre Hall.
The jury commissioners have
about completed their work of filling
the jury wheel with the names of the!
men and women who will be called up-
on to do jury duty during the year
A little son was born to Mr.
and Mrs. Arthur Peters, of Ferguson
township, early in the week, making
a family of three girls and two boys.
‘The new arvival has been named Ar-
——When Mrs. Samuel Showers va-
cates the Mingle property on north
Spring street and moves into the Pres-
byterian manse, Mrs. George Williams
will -occupy half of the first floor of
the latter place.
In a collision of two sledloads
of coasters at the junction of Lamb
and Spring streets, Saturday evening,
Eleanor Barnhart, daughter of Mr
and Mrs. James K. Barnhart, was in-
Jjured, though not very seriously.
——A cafeteria supper will be given
at the Presbyterian chapel by the
aothers of the Boy Scouts on Tues-
day next, January 23vd, beginning at
5:30 p. m. The public is cordially in-
vited. Good food. Reasonable prices.
~The cafeteria supper next Tues-
day 18" for the benefit of the Boy
Scouts; a patriotic, character-building
and citizen-making organization, char-
tered by Congress. The proceeds will
Je apptied—tu- the troop’s camping
FUNG te pag mi
-—=S3plendid new dark green ve-
dour pew -cushiops were last week
placed in St. John’s Lutheran church
at a cbst of $500.0 These cushions add
greatly to the interior finish of the
«church, and were secured largely
through the efforts of the Ladies’ Aid
There will be four eclipses dur-
ing 1923. A partial eciipsé® 9f the
moon on March 2, visible here; an an-
mular eclipse of the sun March 16-17,
invisible here; parish,
amoon August 26, visi
total eclipse of the s ptember
10th, visible here as a partial eclipse.
Wednesday 1 ing registered from
four degrees fapore do i “zero,
while some places in t ty re-
ported four below. One thing is cer-
tain, it was the kind of weather that
makes ice and that is what dealers in
the natural commodity want just now.
On Sunday morning Mrs. Sa-
linda Shutt Jeft her home on east
Howard street to go to thé’ Reforméd
«church and had not gone two. squares |,
when she slipged ‘and fell on’ the icy
pavement, sustaining, injuries which
resulted in her removal to the Belle-
fonte hospital for treatment. At this
writing she ‘is getting along ps: well
-as can be expected,
. —— "Bellefonte *has” *been in‘- the
‘throes of real winter weather this
week but movie fans hye found the
Scenic a comfortable place in which
‘to spend an hour or two every even-
ing. It is not only a place sof-comfort’
‘but the only place in Bellefonte offer-
.ing good entertainment every even-
Jing in the week. When in doubt as to
wsvhere to go try the Scenic. bor 71
Announcements have been re-
Bellefonte Merchants Petition Council
for Relief from Outside Hawkers.
Only six members were present at
the regular meeting of borough coun-
cil on Monday evening. Messrs. Wal-
ter C. Cohen and W. Frank Crawford,
representing the Associated Business
Men of Bellefonte, were present and
requested council to take some action
which would afford the merchants of
the town protection against the itin-
erant hawkers of merchandise who
periodically visit Bellefonte and sell
their wares without giving any re-
turns to the borough. They maintain-
ed that the merchants of the town,
who pay taxes and always contribute
to every public spirited movement, are
entitled to protection; especially when
they have for sale just as good, if not
better, merchandise than the itiner-
ant hawker, and at just as reasonable
a figure. The committee was inform-
ed that there is an ordinance covering
the matter which prevides a license
fee of not less than $25.00 nor more
than $100.00 for any person coming
into the borough to sell anything in
competition to the regular merchants
of the town, which, if enforced, should
afford ample protection. The matter,
however, was referred to the Fire and
Police committee and borough solicit-
or for proper investigation and re-
The Street committee reported the
street force engaged in clearing the
streets of snow.
The Water committee reported the
collection of $25.50 on the 1921 water
The Fire and Police committee rec-
ommended the election of the follow-
ing men as official drivers for the
pumpers: For the Logans, J. R.
Storch, Ellis Hines, G. Max Gamble
and Homer P. Barnes. For the Un-
dines, George Carpeneto, - Charles
Saxion, Ralph Moerschbacher and
Basil Doll. The recommendation was
accepted and approved by council. The
committee also recommended the re-
election of Robert E. Kline as chief
fire marshall for the ensuing year,
giving as the reason the very excel-
lent report submitted to council at the
last meeting of the work of the de-
partment during the year 1922. The
committee’s recommendation was ac-
cepted and Mr. Kline was re-elected
without a dissenting vote.
Mr. Cunningham called attention to
the fact that according to the fire mar-
shall’s report the borough now has an
ample supply of fire hose in good con-
dition and he introduced a motion,
which was passed, requesting the. sec-
retary of council to notify the fire
marshall to see that the hose is prop-
erly dried in the towers, after use, be-
fore being stored in the pumpers, as
it is the only proper way to preserve
them against unnecessary deteriora-
The Finance committee requested
the renewal of a note for $3,000, which
President Walker reappointed Dr.
David Dale as a member of the board
of health for a term of five years. He
also appointed A. Miles Barr as au-
ditor for the Pruner orphanage fund.
Bills to the amount of $1238.94
were approved for payment after
which council adjourned.
Local High School Loses to Lock
On Friday night tie local High
school basket ball team suffered its
second defeat of the season at the
nds of the Lock Haven High school,
n the latter's floor, by the score of
39 to 21. The score does not do jus-
tice to the team’s playing, as they
held their opponents at half time to
13 to 11, and the middle of the second
half saw Lock Haven with only four
points in the lead. At this point, how-
ever, Coffee, the six feet two Lock
Haven centre, started, dropping them
through the net after many ineffectu-
al previous attempts to score. This
handicap height, combined with a
Wretched, example of officiating by the
referee, proved too strong a combina-
ition for. the good passing and fighting
spirit of the local team to overcome.
The beys are : determined that they
will make the return game here the
occasion for administering to Lock
Haven a sound defeat-and at the same
time, show. them how to give a team a
square deal: oe
This (Friday) night, at 8:15, Mt.
Union, two years’ League champions,
will be in action onthe Y. M. C. A
Club Elects Officers.
At the annual meeting of the Cen-
tre Hills Country club, at State Col-
«ceived in Bellefonte of the marriage
. of Paul Chase, of Erie, and Miss Ruth’
tCumningham, of Lancaster, both being
«well known here. Miss Cunningham
has been for two seasons milliner for
Miss M. C. Snyder, while Mr. Chase,
a graduate of the Davy Tree, Surgery
school, spent much of the past two
summers here jn, the: interest. of his,
work, though Fé has located in Belle-
Fonte and is now a member of the Pot-
‘ter-Hoy hardware force, in the freight
The Bellefonte Lodge of Elks
will have the.campliment of a fratepe
ng wisit on Sunday afternoon of the
Grand Exalted Ruler-of the State ot.
ganization, J. Edgar Masters, “o
Charleroi; ex-Governor John K. Ten-
mer, a past Exalted Ruler, and Mr.
Schrader, of Pittsburgh, who will
xome to Bellefonte on the Pennsylva-
nia-Lehigh train: and’ rémain until
evening when ‘they will go by auto-
mobile fo Williamsport to be present
at, the.dedication.on. Monday of a, ney.
lege, - held ' Tuesday, - January 10th,
Charles W. Stoddart was re-elected
| president. Other elections were:
vice president, R. I. Webber; secreta-
ry, AiR. Warneck; treasurer, Claude
Decker; directors, E. C.” Woodruff and
L. BE. Kidder. Hold-over directors are
'G."C. Glenn, S. K. Hostetter, D. F.
Kapp-and G. Z. Stover.
_ The president reported that the
‘nine-hole golf \eourse was practically
completed and will be open for play in
the early spring. The club house will
be ready in April. The club has nine-
ty-four active members, who have
taken over $9,400 worth of debenture
hands and $29,500 worth of mortgage
The by-laws were cha. ed to raise
#1 tie active membership limit from 100
to 150. The annual dues for active
members are $50. New members will
pay an initiation fee vf $50. Non-res-
ident members pay annual dues of
5 and an initiation fee pf §25. Per-
sons whose place~of residence is-out-
side of Centre and its adjoining coun-
ties are eligible for non:resident mem:
Flks home in that city.
— The Thimble Bee of the Re-
| formed church will meet this (Fri-
| day) afternoon at the home of Mrs.
Jacob F. Hoy, on south Thomas street.
; The election of officers will take place
' and a full attendance is desired.
| — The bill of fare at the cafeteria
‘supper at the Presbyterian chapel,
Tuesday evening next, for the benefit
| of the Boy Scouts, will include cream-
‘ed chicken, roast beef, roast pork,
meat loaf, scalloped potatoes, macaro-
ni, baked beans, cottage cheese, sal-
ads of various kinds, brown bread and
rolls, pie, cake, ice cream, coffee and
cocoa. Home made candies will also
be on sale.
——Sunday’s deep snow put a stag-
nation on the aerial mail at the Belle-
fonte field. The plane from New York
came in on time and landed in the
snow but could not get up speed
enough through the snow to take off.
The result was the Emerick Motor Bus
company snow plow was requisitioned
and a runway opened the length of the
field, so that it was noontime on Mon-
day when the plane got away on its
A supposedly weather-wise man
living in the north tier counties on
Saturday predicted thirty-one more
snows this winter, and on Sunday we
got one of them about a foot deep.
The State Highway Department and
the Emerick Motor Bus company put
their snowplows in commission and
opened the main roads to State Col-
iege and Lock Haven so that travel
was delayed very little. Fortunately
the snowfall was not accompanied
with high windstorms and there was
The members of Mrs. Reiter's
Sunday cchool class of the Bellefonte
Methodist church now have their name
quilt and cushion ready for sale. The
articles will be on exhibition in the
vestibule of the church on Sunday
and on Monday they will be taken to
the Bellefonte Hardware company’s
store where they will be displayed in
the window until Saturday night, Jan-
uary 27th. Bids for the articles will
be taken during the week at the store
and both the quilt and the cushion will
go to the highest bidder at the closing
of the store Saturday night, January
At the annual congregational
meeting held in St. John’s Reformed
church, Friday evening, January 12th,
‘Harry Keller Esq. and E. E. Ardery
were elected elders, and N. E. Robb,
Harry Badger and H. E. Clevenstine
were elected deacons, each to serve
two years. For an unexpired term of
one year, Jacob F. Hoy was elected
deacon. The treasurer’s reports show-
ed all bills paid and a balance in the
several treasurer’s hands. This did
not include an unpaid balance of $175.-
00 on the new electric lamps, etc., late-
ly installed in the church. This bal-
ance was subscribed by the members,
— In refusing a license to Earl
Kline, for the Garman house last
week, Judge Quigley will keep Belle-
fonte dry so far as public drinking
places are concerned. He also refused
three in Philipsburg and held under
advisement one in Philipsburg and
one in Rush township. Only six li-
censes were granted, one in Millheim,
one retail and one brewer’s license in
Philipsburg, two in Snow Shoe town-
ship and one in Casanova. When
Judge Quigley went on the bench in
1916 there were twenty-eight licensed
liquor places in Centre county, four of
them in Bellefonte. Of course the war
time legislation had a lot to do with
wiping out the drinking places and
the result is that now there are only
six legalized places in the whole
St. John’s Lutheran Brother-
hood will entertain the Presbyterian
Brotheihood this (Friday) evening
starting with supper at 6:45 in the
social room of the church. The Luth-
eran Sunday school orchestra will be
on hand, while special vocal numbers
have been arranged. The principal
speaker of the evening will be Dr. A.
B. Van Ormer, of Huntingdon, and his
subject is “What is a Man Good
For?” Dr. Van Ormer is one of the
leading Lutheran ministers in Cen-
tral Pennsylvania and for a number
of years was pastor of the Second
Lutheran church in Altoona, but at
present is holding the chair of phil-
osophy at Juniata College. He has
been on the lecture and Chautauqua
platform for many seasons and is a
speaker of eloquence and great ability.
-==Roy :Clements, who works at
the Wion:garage, had a miraculous es-
cape on Monday evening and though
he | suffered slight injuries and his
Ford touring car was badly wrecked
heoig ‘alive and able to testify that
the precautionary sign of “stop, look
and: listen’ is ‘not always a guarantee
agdinst danger at'a railroad crossing.
Mro<Clémeénts had taken Herman Ha-
zel to his home out on Willowbank
street and coming back he stopped be-
fore he:reachedsthe crossingiiof the
Lewisburg railroad, cleaned his: wind-
shield of snow; looked and: listened,
but: did not see or hear anything. ‘As
it was about:9:80 olclock inthe even-
ing the naturally : concluded that no
! trains swould be: aléng :at that: time
| and he started his car. Just as he got
I on the railroad the belated Lewisburg
| freight came along and rcaughto the’
| reaw of hisccanothrew it around off
the track and literally stripped the
right side of the machine.: Clements
| was thrown out, but aside from slight
* injuries on his head and side escaped.
Real Estate Changes.
The housing situation in Bellefonte
is just as acute today as it was sev-
eral years ago and the only sure way
of staying in one place any length of
time is by owning your own home. Of
course every man is not in a position
to buy and these unfortunates are
compelled for one reason or another
to go house hunting year after year.
and though it is yet over two months
from moving time quite a number of
. The only sure way of having a home
these days in which one can live un-
disturbed is to own it, and among the
number who have come to this conclu-
sion is Charles C. Keichline, who has
purchased the Jared Harper property,
on the corner of High and Thomas,
where he will move when he leaves
the double house on Thomas street
which has also been sold by Mr. Har-
Charles Heisler has purchased the
double house on Thomas street from
Jared Harper and with his wife will
move into the side now occupied by
Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Keichline.
Mr. Harper’s single house has been
purchased by Charles Larimer, the
Homer P. Barnes has bought the
Mrs. H. A. McKee property on east
High street, now occupied by the Al-
len Waite and Mr. Cobb families, and
with his mother and sister will move
there when they vacate the property
on Bishop street which has been their
home for many years, but which was
recently purchased by Harvey Miller.
The congregation of the Methodist
church has finally closed the deal for
the purchase of the G. R. Spigelmyer
home, in the rear of the church on
Howard street, for $8,750. Inasmuch
as they will not get possession until
the 15th of next October they have
not yet decided whether to use it as a
parsonage or a community house.
Allen Heverly has bought the Min-
gle property on Blanchard street, in
the rear of the brick school house,
which in the spring will be occupied
by his son Richard and family.
1922 Report of Centre County Chil-
dren’s Aid Society.
In January, 1922, the Centre county
Children’s Aid society was caring for
fifteen children, ranging in age from
two to seventeen years. In the suc-
ceeding months thirteen more were
added to the above number, making
twenty-eight cared for during the
Five children have passed from the
supervision of the society (one by
adoption) making the present number
twenty-three. Nine are in homes
where their expenses are paid jointly
by the county commissioners and the
Aid society; four are in free homes,
three in the Indiana industrial school,
one in the Bellefonte hospital and six
in other institutions especially fitted
to their needs.
The annual dues, $1.00, for 1923 are
now payable. The society needs new
members, for the need is great and
the cause worthy. The payment of
$1.00 will secure you an active part in
its beneficent work.
MAIZE H. BROUSE, President.
Y. Auxiliary Elects New Officers.
At the annual meeting of the Wom-
an’s Auxiliary of the Y. M. C. A, held
last Saturday evening, the following
officers were elected for the ensuing
year: President, Miss Helen E.:C.
Overton; secretary, Miss Edith Hous-
er; treasurer, Miss Helene Williams;
vice presidents, Mrs. Robert Mills
Beach, Mrs. C. Young, Mrs. Ebon
Bower, Mrs. D. 1. Willard, Miss Lida
Morris, Mrs. Frank Crawford, Mrs.
Nelson E. Robb, Mrs. Harry C. Yea-
ger and Mrs. Mary Haines.
The nominating committee who had
charge of selecting the officers includ-
ed Mrs. J.C. Harper, Mrs. James
Seig, Mrs. James D. Seibert and Mrs.
William J. Emerick.
Monthly Report of Red Cross Nurse.
The report of the Red Cross nurse,
Mrs. Merrill Hagan, for the month of
Nursing visits - - -
Infant welfare visits -
Tuberculosis visits - -
Visits te schools - -
Home visits to school children
Attendance at clinics -
Sanitary inspection visits -
Other visits - ala
Bleu iu. .t
Mrs. Hagan was not on duty the
last week of the month as she was
called to Pine Glen by the serious ill-
ness of her mother.
Acadeemy Basket Ball Team will Play
The Bellefonte Academy basket
pall five won their third straight
victory by defeating the Nypen club,
of Lock Haven, in the armory last
Saturday night by the score of 30 to
21. Mr. Hughes will take his team to
Lewisburg this afternoon to play the
Bucknell reserves there tonight. To-
morrow the party will journey on to
Philadelphia to play the University of
Pennsylvania Freshmen tomorrow
night. This will give the many Belle-
fonters now living in Philadelphia an
opportunity to go and see the school
lads from their home town play.
The Hospital Drive Postponed.
Owing to difficulties unforseen at
the time that the drive for the Belle-
fonte hospital was set for February
on RD ig fort will be made to secure Charles
it has been deemed advisable to post-
pone the undertaking. While a new
date has not been definitely fixed it
.will probably be made in May.
NEWS PURELY PERSONAL.
— Mrs. Jonas Lichten, of 243 West School
Lane. Germantown, is visiting her sister,
Mrs. Louis Grauer.
.—Mr. and Mrs. D. Paul Fortney attended
the funeral of Mrs. Fortneys’s cousin, Mrs.
Cox, in Altoona, Mcaday.
—Miss Mary Bradley came over from
sradford this week for a visit of several
days with her sister, Mrs. George P. Bi-
ble and other relatives in Bellefonte.
— Mrs. Mary Bridgens, of Williamsport,
was a Bellefonte visitor on Tuesday, hav-
ing come to Centre county to attend the
funeral of her cousin, Mrs. Sarah Frances
— Miss Anna M. Miller spent the week-
end ‘at her home at Salona, having been
called there by the death of an aunt, whose
body was taken from Erie to Salona for
—G. W. Confer, of Howard, was a brief
caller at the “Watchman” office yesterday
morning, his time being quite limited, as
he came to Bellefonte on the early train
and went home on the 9:50.
—_ Norman Kirk is a patient in the Uni-
versity hospital in Philadelphia, in order
to get the special attention from Dr. de
Schweinitz, the noted eye specialist, which
his eyes require at this time.
—Paul Sheffer Jr. went to Cleveland,
Ohio, Wednesday, where he has accepted a
position with the Diamond Alkali company.
Paul had been with the American Lime
and stone company, of Bellefonte.
— Mrs. Odillie Mott was in Altoona on
Tuesday night where she officiated as in-
stalling officer at the installation of the
new officers in Iugene A. Garvey court No.
632, Catholic Daughters of America.
—Dr. and Mrs. S. M. Nissley are enter-
taining Mrs. Nissley’s mother and sister,
Mrs. J. C. Miller and Mrs. McCarty, and
the latter's small son, Jimmie, all of Mec:
Keesport, who arrived here Wednesday for
a visit in Bellefonte.’
— Francis Cooke, a son of Mr. and Mrs.
Willinm Cooke, of Philadelphia, will be a
week-end guest of his uncle and aunt, Mr.
and Mrs. Edward Cooke, stopping here on
his way to State College, where he will en-
ter as a first year regular student.
—('! rist Beezer went to Danville Tues-
day to enter the Geisinger Memorial hos-
pital as a surgical patient. Mr. Beezer
was accompanied by Mrs. Deezer’s sister,
Mrs. Benson, of Pittsburgh, who has been
visiting here with the Beezer family.
—Samuel B. Goss, of Reading, spent a
few days in Centre county last week vis-
iting his mother, Mrs. W. H. Goss, and
other relatives at Pine Grove Mills and
looking after some business relative to the
settlement of his father’s estate, of which
he is executor.
—Miss Bertha Haverstine, who came
home the week before Christmas, to spend
her holiday vacation with Mr. and Mrs. H.
HE. Clevenstine returned to her work Mon-
day. Miss Haverstine is a registered nurse
at Chester, where she has been working af
her profession since leaving Bellefonte.
—H. W. Smith, division manager of the
United Telephone company, of Bellefonte,
and Miss Kate McGowan, head operator of
the local offices, attended a business meet-
ing of the company in Harrisburg, Thurs-
day of last week. Miss McGowan went
from there for an over Sunday visit with
her sister, Sister Olivia, at Mount Carmel,
returning home the early part of the
—Mrs. John 8. Walker, Miss Annie
Shortlidge and Miss Helene Williams have
been spending the week in Philadelphia.
Mrs. Walker's trip east was for a treat-
ment from the eye specialist under whose
care she has been for the past year or
more, while Miss Shortlidge and Miss
Williams went down to take advantage of
the after Christmas shopping oportuni-
—_Miss Vivian V. Lutz will leave Sunday
for a visit with relatives in Altoona, ex-
pecting to be a guest during her week's
stay in the Holderman and Ferguson fam-
ilies. Mrs. Holderman, with John Fergu-
son and his son Belvadean, spent last week
in Bellefonte, being entertained during
their stay by Miss Lutz's mother, Mrs.
Richard Lutz, at her home on east How-
—Dr. Eloise Meek, who has been in
Alaska for the past year and a half, and
whose letters from there have been of such
great interest to the many readers of the
“Watchman,” is now in Seattle, Washing-
ton, having sailed from Anchorage on Jan-
uary 10th. Dr. Meek will be in the north-
west for some time before starting on a
leisurely journey east, intending to make
a number of stops on her way across the
—John W. Miller, of Ferguson town-
ship, was a “Watchman” office visitor on
Monday, having motored down from his
home near Pine Grove Mills. While the
wind was quite high up in that section on
Sunday the road between Pine Grove Mills
and State College is not drifted and he
was able to get through without any trou-
ble. Down through the Glades, however,
the road was drifted in a number of places
and the state highway plow got stuck in
one and had to be shoveled out.
__Miss Marie Royer went to Pittsburgh
a week ago, to spend the remainder of
January taking a much needed rest. While
there Miss Royer will visit with her aunt,
Mrs. Grant Pifer, at Wilkinsburg, and with
her cousin, Miss Marie Hoy, at the West
Peni hospital, later going to Coraopolis,
to spend a short time as the guest of
Mrs. Oelig, formerly Miss Elder, a super-
intendent of the Bellefonte hospital. Miss
Royer expects to stop with friends in Al-
toona and Tyrone on her way hime.
Centre County Auto Show in March.
At a recent meeting of the Centre
county Automobile Dealers’ associa-
tion it was decided to hold the custom-
ary auto show in the armory, Belle-
fonte, in the early part of March, the
exact date to be announced later. The
show held by the association last year
was a success and every effort will be
put forth to make this year’s display
bigger and better in every way.
At a regular meeting of the
Associated Business Men of Belle-
fonte, on Wednesday evening, it was
decided to hold their annual banquet
at the Brockerhoff house on Thurs-
day evening, February 8th. An ef-
Schmidt, of Harrisburg, field repre-
sentative of the national Kiwanis club,
as speaker for the evening.
| brose M. Schmidt.
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Park—Lucas.—James Park, of Snow
Shoe, and Miss S. Emma Lucas, of
Bellefonte, were married at the Re-
formed parsonage on Wednesday
evening by the pastor, Rev. Dr. Am-
The bride has lived
with the Blanchard family in Belle-
fonte for a number of years and on
Monday evening her friends gave her
a surprise shower at which time she
received a generous contribution of
silver, cut glass, linen, ete. After a
brief honeymoon the young couple
will go to Bitumen where they will
make their future home.
The bride and groom were enter-
tained at dinner Wednesday evening
by Mrs. John Larimer, at her home on
south Spring street. Other guests in
addition to the Larimer family were,
Harry Whiteman, of Milesburg, and
Miss Katherine Fravel, of Bellefonte.
hart and Miss Hazel Thompson, two
well known young people of Pine
Grove Mills, journeyed to Centre Hall
on Wednesday of last week where
they were married at the Presbyter-
ian manse by the pastor, Rev. J. Max
Kirkpatrick. The bride is a daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Thompson and
is a very capable young woman. The
bridegroom is a son of Mr. and Mrs.
Fred Gearhart, and being an indus-
trious and energetic young man is
sure to make a success at anything he
undertakes. Their many young friends
are tendering congratulations.
A Musical Treat.
The second number of the enter-
tainment course of the Y. M. C. A.
given last Friday evening, provided a
rare treat for the music lovers. Karl
Stade, ’cello soloist, made the hit of
the evening. His well rendered selec-
tions brought repeated encores, to
which he graciously responded. The
trio selections with Harry C. Kase-
man on the violin, and the pianist ac-
companying, were well rendered. The
time of commencing the performance
was delayed on account of the special
meetings being held and the attend-
ance was very good. The Keystone
Players presented a one-act comedy
“The House Across the Road,” with
Miss Elizabeth Stopper and Linn C.
Townsend as the actors.
The third number of the course will
be given Friday, February 2nd, at
8:15 o’clock, in the “Little Theatre” at
the Y. Itis a strong number and
should attract a good audience.
A farewell smoker was given
James W. Herron by a number of his
Bellefonte friends, at his home on east
Curtin street, Thursday night of last
The same evening the Misses Helen
and Roxanna Mingle were hostesses
at a card party, seven tables being in
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Williams en-
tertained the after part of last week,
with a sled ride to the Nittany Coun-
try club, where a dinner and dance
was given for their guests.
Three tables were in play at Mrs.
James Clark’s afternoon card party
given at her apartments in the Mont-
gomery home, yesterday.
-——0On Monday afternoon a farmer
was driving down High street with a
load of corn on his way to C. Y. Wag-
ner & Co’s mill. A young man in a
Ford truck was going up High street
at the same time and drove so close
to the sled that the hub of his left
front wheel caught the standard on
the rear bob of the sied, broke it off
and broke the coupling between the
bobs. The steering rods on the car
were bent so that the driver almost
lost control of the car and came near
running onto the pavement. He man-
aged to stop the car, however, and
with the assistance of another man
succeeded in straightening the steer-
ing rod and hurriedly drove up town,
while the farmer secured the assist-
ance of several men and got his sled
connected up temporarily and pro-
ceeded on his way.
— The Catholic Daughters of
America will hold a dance at the
Bellefonte armory, Friday evening,
January 26th. Music by the Academy
orchestra. Admission seventy-five
cents. Everybody welcome. Dancing
from 9 to 1.
— James Krape has again severed
his connection with the Bellefonte hos-
pital and for the present will devote
all his time to collecting and shipping
For Sale—House, barn, outbulid-
ings, with 88 acres good for truck-
ing; with abundance of the best kind
of fruit. 13 miles northeast of Le-
mont, College Twp.—D. A. Grove,
—Spencer’s Special Sale of Men's
Pants now on. Take advantage of this
sale and save money.—Spencer’s,
Bush Arcade. 68-3-1t
TI day, March 1.—At the residence of
the W. H. Beck estate, one-half mile west
of ‘Nittany, farm stock, implements,
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Bellefonte Grain Market.
Corrected Weekly by C. Y. Wagner
Wheat li = «if = yi $1.25
Rye ie lamina wf) wil) wii 80
New Corn - - - - - 70
Corn, ear - - - - - 60
Oats - - = - - - 40
Barley" +" 2 eee. 60
' Buckwheat - - - = - 6