Democratic watchman. (Bellefonte, Pa.) 1855-1940, May 16, 1924, Image 4

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Bellefonte, Pa., May 16, 1924.
P GRAY MEEK. - - = Editor
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And Many Other Interesting Things
Told by Dr. North.
Chengtu, China, Dec. 26, 1923.
Dear Home Folks:
On Tuesday morning, December 4,
we started for Chengtu by sedan
chair over the big road. Mr. Star-
rett and Mr. Havermale were our con-
ductors for the first part of the jour-
ney. From Tzechow our party con-
sisted of the Blanchards, Miss Fessel,
and we two. It took fifty-two men to
carry our chairs and our baggage. We
spent our first night in a Chinese Inn,
where we found things not too bad,
to my way of thinking, although Sa-
rah thought it was a terrible hardship.
On the morning of the second day we
were met at Yangstien by Earl Crans-
ton, (grand-son of Bishop Earl Crans-
ton), the district missionary for the
Chengtu District. From that point
he acted as our conductor, Havermale
and Starrett returning to Tzechow.
We made the journey without diffi-
culty, stopping at Chinese inns nights,
much to the disgust of the females, as
Cooper would call them.
The sights along the big road are
interesting. To tell you of them all
would take more time than I have to
give at present. A few of them may
give you something of an idea of what
we saw. In the first place, the new
comer is impressed by the extensive
irrigation. Away up the mountain
sides, as well as in the valleys, one
sees rice fields covered with water.
These fields are all terraced. As
there are few, if any, frosts, farmers
can keep their fields producing most
of the year. It is interesting to see
the water buffaloes ploughing the rice
fields, wading through water some-
times up to their knees. The plough-
man follows behind, guiding the plow,
and wading or riding on the plow,
skillfully balancing himself. The wa-
ter buffalo moves one step at a time,
but only after the ploughman whis-
tles. As you ride or walk along the
road and hear some one whistling,
you look around to see who is calling
to you, and suddenly realize that
somebody is ploughing with a buffalo.
The trees one sees growing are us-
ually small and insignificant in ap-
pearance. They fringe the fields,
much as they do at home. The Chi-
nese banyan trees are the most com-
mon of the larger trees. They give
wonderful shade, spreading out over
a considerable area, but they are usu-
ally found only at a fork in the road
at some small cluster of huts, where
they are useful for shade and shel-
ter. The Chinese use them for little
else, as their wood is no good. The
bamboo, of course, is the tree grown
everywhere. It is amazing to see to
what uses the Chinese put it. They
make poles for carrying loads, use the
strips to weave cable, weave strips
into matting, eat the young sprouts—
in fact, with bamboo and Standard Oil
cans they can furnish a house com-
We reached Chengtu about one
o'clock on Friday, December 7, just
one month after we reached Chung-
king. At the first town outside we
were met by a reception committee
consisting of Miss Welch, of the W.
F. M. S.; Dr. Lewis, of the Language
school; Mr. and Mrs. Larkin, M. E.
missionaries at the West China Un-
jon University; Mr. Neumann, anoth-
er Methodist member of the Univer-
sity faculty. Later we met Miss El-
lison, of the W. F. M. S., and Miss
Oster, a Methodist nurse, with whom
we are now living. We learned that
Miss Eaton, with whom Miss Oster
was living and at whose house we
were to live, was seriously ill at the
hospital. The nature of the disease
was unknown. Later reports were
still more discouraging. On Monday
afternoon Miss Eaton died. An au-
topsy revealed the fact that she had
died of meningitis, the disease which
the doctors had been inclined to be-
lieve was the proper diagnosis. Nat-
urally our first days were a trifle sub-
dued, but we are getting on nicely
We were hospitably entertained at
Mrs. Freeman’s, with whom we learn-
ed that we were to board. Dr. Free-
man is the Methodist in charge of the
hospital in the same compound where
we are. At present he is down river.
We received an invitation for the
week-end from Mr. and Mrs. Neu-
mann. There we had a pleasant time.
They live on the University campus
outside the city. On Saturday we at-
tended two plays at the University,
the program of which I enclose. It
seemed that we were not so far from
home after all. We have been royal-
ly welcomed. In the first six days we |
spent here we ate in six different
Last Monday we began Language
school. The “direct method” is used.
The teacher, a Chinese, stands before
the class and says something in Chi-
nese. The class repeats it after him.
This continues until the teacher is
satisfied that the students have ac-
quired the proper pronunciation. Then
he goes on to something else. It is
an excellent way to learn, but some-
times becomes monotonous and oppres-
sive. This is the way the recitation
goes: Teacher—“Ngo” (pointing to
himself, for ngo means I). Class—
“Go,” Teacher—“Ngo.” Class—
“No.” Teacher—“Ngo.” Class—
“Ngo.” Teacher—“Dong bu dong”
(meaning, “Do you understand.)”
Class—“Dong” (meaning, “We un-
derstand.)” Et cetera, et cetera, ad
infinitum. The class contains five M.
E. M’s (that’s what we are called out
here, for all the missions are known
by their initials), four C. M. M’s (Ca-
nadian Methodists), and one Friend or
Quaker. We have not gone far
enough to find out which mission can
furnish the most brains.
We rise at six or seven, breakfast
at eight, start for school about 8:20,
reach there about nine, and continue
until twelve, with a fifteen minute re-
cess in the middle of the forenoon.
We eat our noon-day meal at one of
the M. E. M. homes on the campus,
returning to school at 1:30. At four
school closes. We walk back home,
reaching there in about half an hour.
We dare not stay out on the campus
late, as there is no way of entering
the city after the gates close about
five. If there is anything going on In
the evening it is necessary to make
arrangements to stay with some one
over night, or forego the pleasure of
attending the function, whatever it
may be.
I have many pictures to send you
as soon as 1 get time to develop and
print them. I enclose a few that I
have had time to finish. I hope they
will be interesting. The workmanship
is not always of the best. Sometimes
it is my own fault, sometimes it is the
fault of circumstances and conditions.
Permanent Cannery to be Established
at Rockview Penitentiary.
Dr. Ellen C. Potter, secretary of the
State Welfare Department, has de-
cided that the fruits and vegetables
raised on the farms at the Rockview
penitentiary shall be canned and pre-
served to help feed the inmates of
other State institutions, and to this
end a permanent cannery is to be es-
tablished at Rockview. Whether the
doctor knows it or not, the fact re-
mains that every summer hundreds of
gallons of vegetables, corn and fruits
have been canned at the penitentiary
for use during the winter in feeding
the prisoners, not only at Rockview
but at the western penitentiary in
Pittsburgh. Of course with the hun-
dreds of acres of good farm land own-
ed by the State in Benner township
there is every opportunity to increase
the crop of vegetables and likewise
the output of canned goods.
In order to establish the cannery a
temporary. structure soon may be
built on the grounds so that work can
be started this summer. Drawings
are being prepared for its erection
and layout. Under the plans of the
department the product of the can-
nery would be shipped to the other
two penitentiaries for winter con-
sumption and if it proves successful
and farm products are available sam-
ples would be sent to other State own-
ed and aided institutions inviting bus-
iness. Nothing will be sold to private
individuals or firms, Doctor Potter
Recent announcement of the estab-
lishment of a nursery at Rockview
for the growing of young trees from
seeds has resulted in the laying out of
a fifteen acre field for this purpose
and the appointment of T. C. Harbe-
son, State forester at Milroy, as the
man to take charge of the work.
Short term prisoners will do the act-
ual work and the trees raised will be
used in reforestation.
Prof. Pattee is Not to Leave State
For some time rumors have been
current to the effect that Prof. F. L.
Pattee is to sever his long and distin-
guished connection with the faculty
of The Pennsylvania State College.
Happily, they are without founda-
tion. Prof. Pattee has been granted a
year’s leave of absence, which he is
spending at the University of Illinois,
but at its expiration he will return to
complete his life of service at Penn
The sacrifice that this man of let-
ters, whose fame as an author and
English critic, might truthfully be
said to be world wide, is making for
an ideal, will better be appreciated by
those who view a life’s work only from
the materialistic view point, when it
is known that Prof. Pattee has been
offered a third more than he is getting
at State College, to go elsewhere.
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— Readers of the “Watchman”
will be interested in the announce-
ment that Don C. Wallace, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Lew Wallace, of Akron,
Ohio, but formerly residents of Miles-
burg and Bellefonte, will be married
on Saturday afternoon, May 31st, at
three o’clock, to Miss Mabel Babcock,
a daughter of Mrs. Rose Babcock, of
Akron. The wedding will take place
in the West Congregational church
and only members of the immediate
families will be present. The bride to
be is a graduate of Akron University
and has been quite active in charity
and Y. W. C. A. work.
COOK.—William Harris Cook, sec-
ond son of Mr. Charles F. Cook, of
Bellefonte, died very suddenly and
unexpectedly at his summer cottage
at Valley Camp, near Pittsburgh, at
9:15 o'clock last Friday morning, as
the result of an attack of pneumonia.
He was taken sick the Sunday prev-
ious and his illness was at first di-
agnosed as pleurisy. As late as
Thursday morning he seemed to be
improving but later in the day he de-
veloped a severe case of pneumonia
which resulted in his death the next
A son of Charles F. and Abbie Ran-
kin Cook he was born in Bellefonte on
April 10th, 1882, hence was within one
day of being forty-two years old. He
was educated in the Bellefonte public
schools, graduating at the High school
in the class of 1899. I e remained in
Bellefonte one year then went to Al-
toona and accepted a position in the
inspection department of the Penn-
sylvania railroad, specializing in steel
castings. In this line he became ex-
ceedingly expert and there was no
questioning his approval or condem-
nation of this class of material. In
fact so much reliance was placed up-
on his judgment that twelve years
ago he was transferred to a wider
field of usefulness in Pittsburgh and
had grown to be one of the company’s
most dependable inspectors.
As a boy he was a regular attend-
ant at the Presbyterian church and
Sunday school in Bellefonte, and when
he located in Altoona he became a
member of the First Presbyterian
church. Later, when he moved to
Pittsburgh, he had his membership
transferred to the Highland Presby-
terian church.
While living in Altoona he married
Miss Edna Mulhollen who survives
with no children. He leaves, how-
ever, his father, living in Bellefonte,
one brother, Joseph Cook, of Cleve-
land, Ohio, and two sisters, Miss An-
nie, at home, and Mrs. Ben Curry, of
Elwood City, as well as one half-
brother and a half-sister, Marshall
Cook, of Pittsburgh, and Mrs. Robert
H. McDowell, now on her way home
from the Near East. He was a mem-
ber of the F. and A. M. and the Scot-
tish Rite, of Pittsburgh.
The remains were taken to the
home of W. P. Goodfellow, in Altoo-
na, where funeral services were held
at 2:30 o'clock on Monday afternoon
by Rev. Francis, of the First Presby-
terian church, after which private in-
terment was ‘made in the Mulhollen
lot in the Fairview cemetery.
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DARLINGTON.—Mrs. Helen Cham-
bers Darlington, wife of Josiah Dar-
lington, of West Chester, died at her
home in that place early on Monday
morning, following a year’s illness
with tuberculosis. Her friends in
Bellefonte knew of her illness but did
not know that her condition was even
critical, so that the announcement of
her death was quite a shock. Her
maiden name was Helen Staples
Chambers, the only daughter and
youngest child of Edward = R. and |
Mary Worth Chambers, and she was
born in Bellefonte about thirty years
ago. As a girl she attended the pub-
lic schools in Bellefonte but the fam-
ily, moving to Kennett Square in 1912
she completed her course in the public
schools there then attended the Drex-
el Institute and took a course at the
Pierce business college. Following
the death of her mother she went to
West Chester where she and her
brother Isaac made their home, and
where she held a good secretarial po-
sition until her marriage last July to
Josiah Darlington. She is the last of
the Chambers family, her parents and
two brothers having preceded her to
the grave, so that her only survivor is
her husband.
Funeral services were held at her
home at West Chester on Wednesday
afternoon, burial being made in the
cemetery at that place.
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CORMAN.—Mrs. Calisea D. Cor-
man, widow of William Corman, died
at the Bellefonte hospital last Friday
following an illness of seven years as
the result of gangrene of the foot.
She was a daughter of John S. and
Sarah Yearick Hoy and was born at
Zion on November 4th, 1856, making
her age 67 years, 6 months and 5 days.
Marrying Mr. Corman when a young
woman practically all their wedded
life was spent in Marion and Walker
townships. Her husband died a num-
ber of years ago but surviving her are
two daughters and three sons, name-
ly: Mrs. Clem Harter, of Marion
township; Mrs. Harvey Truckenmil-
ler, of Lamar; Harry A. Corman, of
Zion; Otto and Earl, of Bellefonte.
She also leaves three brothers and one
sister, Allan Hoy, of Zion; George, of
Hublersburg; Simeon, of Jacksonville,
and Mrs. George M. Harter, of How-
She was a member of the Reformed
church and Revs. Dr. A. M. Schmidt
and Reed O. Steely had charge of the
funeral services which were held on
Monday, burial being made in the
Jacksonville cemetery.
TREASTER.—William B. Treaster
died at his home in Walker township
on Tuesday: following a lingering ill-
ness with carcinoma of the bladder.
He was a son of Daniel and Mary
Brown Treaster, was born in Walker
township, and was 64 years, 7 months
and 8 days old. He was unmarried
but is survived by several brothers
and sisters. Burial will be made at
Hublersburg today.
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GUISEWHITE.—J. S. Guisewhite
died at his home at Loganton, Clinton
county, on Saturday, following sev-
eral day’s illness as a result of an at-
tack of appendicitis. He was sixty-
nine years old and a retired farmer.
Surviving him are his wife and two
sons, A. R. Guisewhite, of Loganton,
and Edward, of Rebersburg. He also
leaves his aged mother, Mrs. David
Guisewhite, five brothers and one sis-
ter, namely: David and Allen Guise-
white and Mrs. Susan Beck, of Logan-
ton; George and John, of Woodward,
and James of Aaronsburg. Burial
was made at Loganton on Wednesday.
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BROWN.—Simeon Henry Brown, a
well known resident of Boggs town-
ship, and who for several years has
been making his home with his broth-
er Frank on the Ida Witmer farm be-
tween Snow Shoe Intersection and
Runville, dropped dead at the barn at
seven o'clock on Monday morning.
All the family, with the exception of
a small nephew, were away from
home attending a funeral, the boy be-
ing with his uncle at the time he drop-
ped over and he ran to a neighbors
and summoned help, but Mr. Brown
was beyond aid.
He was a son of James and Agnes
Hockenberry Brown, and was born
about sixty years ago. In his early
life he worked in the woods and later
went west returning to Boggs town-
ship a few years ago. His wife died
five years ago but surviving him are
three children, Mrs. Durbin Fuller,
George Brown, of Williamsport, and
Mrs. Leander Bambarger, of Wingate.
He also leaves the following brothers
and sisters: Ira Brown, of State Col-
lege; Frank, of Wingate; George, of
State College; Mrs. Robert Shope, of
Milesburg; Lewis, of Philadelphia;
Mrs. Ella Krebs, of State College, and
Mrs. Emma Aurandt, of Sunbury.
Funeral services were held in the
Evangelical church at Snow Shoe In-
tersection at two o'clock yesterday
afternoon, burial being made in the
Stover cemetery.
ree cess fp pate eeesensemeee
State College Annual Commencement
Week Program.
The annual commencement at The
Pennsylvania = State College will be
held June 6th to 10th inclusive, and
the program prepared for that occa-
sion is as follows:
Friday, June 6.
All Day—Registration and informal
gatherings at Alumni Headquarters in or
near the armory.
2:30 or 3:00—Baseball game with Pitt;
tennis with Pitt.
7:00 p. m.—General Alumni Dinner in
“Mac Hall,” to which members of your
family are invited. Penn State Players
Saturday, June 7, Alumni Day.
All Day—Karnival on Armory field.
9:30 a. m.—Grand opening of Karnival.
Band, parade and special stunts.
Noon—Cafeteria lunch for Alumni at the
Big Tent.
1:00 or 1:30—Track meet with Pitt, fol-
lowed by baseball with Pitt. The Penn
State and Pitt golf teams will also meet
on this day. *
Club concert.
reunion dinners.
Karnival grand finale.
Sunday, June 8.
Baccalaureate Sunday. Band concert.
Musical concert.
Monday, June 9,
Class day; “The Magazine Cover Girl,”
Thespian show, evening.
Tuesday, June 10.
Commencement day.
In accordance with the action of the
Board of Trustees taken some time
back, the department of grounds and
buildings through the superintendent,
R. I. Webber, has issue traffic regu-
lations for the Campus. These were
effective May first and include the
closing of two of the campus roads
to all vehicles other than those for the
service of the institution.
The two roadways that are closed
to vehicular traffic are the roadway
leading from the Co-op corner up as
far as the Auditorium (Allen street)
and the road that runs east from the
Beta house and below the armory to
Allen street.
Entrance to the campus, hereafter,
will be by Burrows street and Mac-
Allister street, the latter street en-
tering east of Old Main and passing
by MacAllister Hall.
No parking is permitted excepting
in specific parking areas located back
of the Liberal Arts building, across
from the Beta Theta Pi house, back
of the Chemistry building, (old Bea-
ver field) and west of the Hort build-
ing. There is a small parking space
on the east end of Old Main for visit-
ors to the administrative offices only.
In conforming with the regulations
regarding the possession of automo-
biles by students, passed recently by
the Council of Administration, stu-
dents may not operate cars on the
campus except by permit of the su-
perintendent of grounds and build-
ings to those living at a distance from
the campus.
As an aid to enforcement of the
regulations, all college employees
have filed automobile license numbers
in the superintendent’s office.
Hugg—Wagner.—A rather belated
wedding announcement comes from
Reading, Pa., where on March 30th,
Walter A. Hugg, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Toner A. Hugg, of Milesburg, was
united in marriage to Miss Ruth E.
Wagner, a daughter of Dr. and Mrs.
L. F. Wagner. The young bridegroom
was for a number of years one of the
best musicians in Wetzler’s Boys
band, of Milesburg, and became quite
proficient with the saxaphone. Sev-
eral years ago he became identified
with the Romans Synconated orches-
tra, of Reading, which i: always in
great demand for musical engage-
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At a brief session of court, last
Saturday morning, Bert Parks, c. a g-
ed with petty larceny, was senten cl
to pay a fine of $100 and costs of
prosecution, and given three months
in which to do it. In disposing of the
case Judge Quigley stated that he had
given all the other members of the
family a chance to make good and he
would go one on him. Two Rush
township men plead guilty to violat-
ing the Volstead act and were sen-
tenced $100 fine and costs.
Bellefonte High Wins Loving Cup in
Annual Events at State College.
Almost one hundred and fifty young
athletes, boys and girls, representing
all the High schools in Centre county,
took part in the fourth annual track
and field events held on Beaver field,
State College, last Saturday, under
the auspices of the Associated Busi-
ness Men of that place. The High
schools represented were Bellefonte,
Philipsburg, State College, Snow
Shoe, Millheim, Centre Hall, Rebers-
burg, Howard and Port Matilda, as
well as the Spring Mills Vocational
school. Bellefonte High won the
Class A events, and having won three
successive years, will now retain the
silver trophy cup permanently. The
summaries of events with the winners
are as follows:
100 yard dash.—Shope, Bellefonte; Da-
vidson, Philipsburg; Waite, Bellefonte.
Time 10.6 seconds.
220 yard dash.—Shope, Bellefonte; Da-
vidson, Philipsburg; Waite, Bellefonte.
Time, 23.5 seconds.
440 yard dash.—Emil, Bellefonte; David-
son, Philipsburg; Waite, Bellefonte. Time,
55 seconds.
One-half mile run.—Magargel, Belle-
fonte; Gates, Philipsburg; Gordon, Delle-
fonte. Time, 2 minutes, 15 seconds.
One mile run.—Magargel, Bellefonte;
Poorman, Bellefonte; Husted, Philipsburg.
Time, 5 minutes, 9 seconds.
Shot put.—Waite, Bellefonte; Champ,
Philipsburg; Shawley, State College. Dis-
tance, 48 feet 4 inches.
High jump.—Bower, Bellefonte, and
Jones, Philipsburg, tied at 5 feet 2 inch-
es. Lee, Spring Mills.
Broad jump.—Lukens, Philipsburg; Me-
Cullough, Bellefonte; Hellewell, Philips-
burg. Distance, 19 feet 6 inches.
Mile relay.—First, Bellefonte; second,
State College; third, Philipsburg.
Discus throw.—Hellewell, Philipsburg;
Shawley, State College; MecAlevy, State
College. Distance, 95 feet 7 inches.
Javelin throw.—Shawley, State College;
Jones, Philipsburg; Hellewell, Philips-
burg. Distance, 127 feet 4 inches.
Points Won by Teams:
Bellefonte - - - - 19
Philipsburg - t- - 36
State College - - - 13
Spring Mills - - - 1
100 yard dash.—Hosterman, Millheim ;
Ripka, Centre Hall; Cable, Millheim.
Time, 11.5 seconds.
220 yard dash.—Hosterman, Millheim;
Ripka, Centre Hall; Reiber, Centre Hall
Time, 26.1 seconds.
440 yard dash.—H. Emery, Centre Hall;
Wert, Rebersburg; A. Emery, Centre Hall.
Time, 1 minute 16 seconds.
One-half mile run.—Detwiler, Rebers-
burg; Cunningham, Snow Shoe; Wert,
Centre Hall. Time, 2 minutes 13 seconds.
Mile run.—Detwiler, Rebersburg; Wert,
Centre Hall; Wert, Rebersburg. Time, 2
minutes 17.5 seconds.
Shot put.—Cable, Millheim; Reiber, Cen-
tre Hall. Distance, 45 feet 3 inches.
High jump.—Cable, Millheim; Durst,
Centre Hall, and Detwiler, Rebersburg, tie
for second place; Vonada, Millheim. Height
4 feet 8 inches.
Broad jump.—Cable, Millheim;
Snow Shoe; Reiber, Centre Hall.
17 feet 3 inches.
Mile relay.—Emery, Centre Hall; Nich-
ols, Snow Shoe. Time. 4 minutes 13 sec-
Baseball throw.—Cable, Millheim; Cow-
her, Port Matilda; Ripka, Centre Hall
Distance, 318 feet 2 inches.
Points Won by Teams:
Millheim - - - - 35
Centre Hall - - - - 31
Rebersburg - - - - 26
Port Matilda - - - - 16
Snow Shoe - - - - 9
Howard - - - - 5
50 yard dash.—Katz, Bellefonte; Hoster-
man, Spring Mills; Winkleblech, Spring
Mills. Time, 6.7 seconds.
One-half mile relay.—Winkleblech,
Spring Mills; Smith, Bellefonte. Time, 2
minutes, 7 seconds.
Standing broad jump.—Hosterman,
Spring Mills; Johnston, Bellefonte; Mar-
kle, State College. Distance, 7 feet 3 inch-
Baseball throw.—Winkleblech, Spring
Mills; Smith, Bellefonte; Smith, Bellefonte.
Distance, 165 feet 6 inches.
50 yard dash.—Sechrist, Rebersburg; H.
Williams, Port Matilda; BE. Williams, Port
Matilda. Time, 7.2 seconds.
One-half mile relay.—H. Williams, Port
Matilda; Sechrist, Rebersburg; Burkhold-
er, Centre Hall. Time, 2 minutes, 16.5 sec-
Standing broad jump.—Packer, Centre
Hall; Stover, Millheim; Sechrist, Rebers-
burg. Distance, 6 feet 10 inches.
Baseball throw.—Weber, Howard; Reese,
Port Matilda; Pringle, Port Matilda. Dis-
tance, 178 feet 7 inches.
Points Won by Teams:
Spring Mills - - - - 15
Bellefonte - - - - 10
State College - - - 10
Philipsburg - - - - 1
er comet ey pee:
School superintendents in
Bradford, Cameron, Centre, Warren
and Wyoming counties have been no-
tified that they are entitled to hold
examinations for the McAllister
scholarship awards at State College.
These counties have been selected be-
cause they send the largest number of
students to the College in proportion |
to their population. The scholarships
have a value of $120 and are good for
the Freshman year only.
——Now that their season is draw-
ing to a close the State College Lase-
ball team has struck its stride, de-
feating West Virginian Wesieyan on
“"uesday by the score of 8 to 3; and
most remarkable of all, the blue and
white played an errorless game.
4 large delegation of Belle-
fonte Kiwanians motored over to
Philipsburg vesterday afternoon and
were guests of the Philipsburg Kiwa-
nis at a dinner at The Phillips.
One of the Oldest and Best Known
Shows on the Road Will Exhibit
in Bellefonte.
Now on its 45th annual tour, the
great Walter L. Main circus will
visit Bellefonte Monday, May 19th,
where it has been a welcome visitor
at regular intervals since 1879. It
will, on Decoration day, be 31 years
since it experienced that disastrous
wreck at Tyrone in which five human
lives were snuffed out and thousands
of dollars’ worth of circus property
destroyed within a few seconds. New
equipment, horses, animals and a
crew of faithful employees restored
the show promptly to its established
position as the popular favorite with
the circus patrons of Pennsylvania
and all eastern States. Today the
Walter L. Main circus is recognized
as a national institution, an amuse-
ment organization of merit and orig-
inality, presenting on each annual
tour truthfully advertised new at-
tractions, real up to the minute cir-
cus innovations and high salaried
special features that are absolutely
new to American audiences and al-
ways at a reasonable price of admis-
; The beautiful street parade with
its dazzling mile of splendor and the
all special feature program to be pre-
sented here will include the famous
Colleano family of Australia, direct
from a year’s engagement at the
London Coliseum; Downie’s Wonder-
ful Midgets, 20 tiny people; the Mid-
get elephants, troupe of midget po-
nies and carriages, chariots, costumes
and equipment made to order for this
company of living fairyland perform-
ers; Maximo, whose wonderful artis-
tic and daring performance on the
wire won him the King of Siam dia-
mond medal; the Downie. Hippo-
drome elephants; the startling Euro-
pean stars brought to America to
amaze Walter L. Main circus patrons
with a risky act that has no equal. A
1924 lion act in the steel arena includ-
ing only rope walking lion ever ex-
hibited; Colleano’s London coliseum
sensation; a riding act in which the
rider does a complete somersault from
the ground to back of a running horse.
A full two hours’ rapid fire program
of such startling, amazing and enter-
taining circus specialties that it is
truthfully pronounced a real welcome
home circus by the press and public
of every city visited.
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Big Military Events at State College.
Big military events are scheduled
for Centre county residents on May
29th and 30th, Memorial day, partic-
ularly on the former date at State
College. This period will witness a
reunion of the 28th Division officers’
club at Boalsburg, and the precence
of both General Charles S. Muir and
General William H. Hay, former com-
manders of the 28th Division in activ-
ities in France.
Preliminary announcements from
State College indicate that while
there will be big doings there on May
30th, with a parade in which the stu-
dent military regiment will partici-
pate, just as big a time will be ob-
served on the preceding day. On
Thursday, May 29th, the annual mil-
itary review and field day will take
This event should offer an unusual
attraction for residents all over the
county, as it is something relatively
new at the college. There will be all
kinds of stunts in which the students
in the regiment will participate, be-
ginning at 2 o’clock in the afternoon.
They will be events such as regular
army men engage in during their big
field day events.
General Muir, now in command of
the Third Corps Area R. O. T. C., with
headquarters in Baltimore, will be
the reviewing officer of the day and
the entire student regiment and band
will be at its best for the occasion.
Colonel Theodore D. Boal was an aide
to General Muir overseas. General
Hay, who will be remembered as com-
mandant of cadets at Penn State
about twelve years ago, will present
silver cups at the review to the best
drilled company and to the best com-
pany rifle team. The events will be
held on the east campus and there
will be no admission charge.
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Academy Athletes Make Records at
Two Bellefonte Academy boys put
Bellefonte on the map at the Inter-
scholastic track meet held at Prince-
ton, N. J., Saturday, May 10th. They
won fourth place against some forty
schools from Pennsylvania, New Jer-
sey, New York and other States.
Mercersburg, with twenty-four men,
won first place. The Hill school with
seventeen men won gecond place.
Lawrenceville beat out Bellefonte by
one point. Bellefonte and Peddie tied
for fourth place. Welch broke two
records in the javelin throw and the
discus. He won second place in the
discus throw, second place in the
broad jump, and first place in the
javelin throw. He was the high point
winner in the meet. Gwinn threw the
hammer over 170 feet and won first
place. The other schools mentioned
all average 500 students. This record
of the little school on the hill is re-
J. H. Breon, of Centre Hall,
was brought to the Bellefonte hos-
pital during the week as a medical
patient, and Mabe! Blauser, of Spring
Mills, was admitted for treatment for
an injured shoulder. There are now
forty-six patients at the institutian,
the entire fourth floor being filled
with typhoid fever cases.