Democratic watchman. (Bellefonte, Pa.) 1855-1940, May 23, 1924, Image 4
Beara cn "Bellefonte, Pa., May 23, 1924. P GRAY MEEK. - - - Editor Te Correspondents.—No communications published unless accompanied by the real mame of the writer. Terms of Subscription.—Until further motice this paper will be furnished to sub- scribers at the following rates: Paid strictly in advance - - Paid before expiration of year - 119 Paid after expiration of year - 2.00 Published weekly, every Friday morn- ing. Entered at the postoffice, Bellefonte, Pa., as second class matter. In ordering change of address always give the old as well as the new address. It is important that the publisher be no- tified when a subscriber wishes the pa- per discontinued. It all such cases the subscription must be paid up to date of cancellation. A sample copy of the “watchman” will be sent without cost to applicants. $1.50 SPEEDY HOMICIDE HEARING. Frank Auman Waived Trial by Jury for Death of H. H. Gillett. Frank Auman, the Snow Shoe town- ship young man who, on Thursday, April 8rd, struck truant officer Hugh H. Gillett, of Snow Shoe, on the head with a small hand pick inflicting an injury which resulted in his death at the Lock Haven hospital on April 29th, on Tuesday waived the findings of the grand jury as well as a trial by jury, plead guilty generally to the in- dictment made against him and elect- ed to have the court fix the degree of crime after hearing the evidence in the case. Consequently a session of court was held on Tuesday evening and at the clese of the testimony the court stated that from the evidence presented the case impressed him very much as being one of justifiable homicide, but inasmuch as it was one of too grave a character to act upon without due consideration he request- ed the court stenographer to trans- cribe the testimony and submit it to him, and after thoroughly considering it he would render his decision. In the meantime Auman was remanded to jail to await the action of the court. The prosecutor in the case is Orvis Gillett, son of the dead truant officer, and district attorney Arthur C. Dale was unassisted in the prosecution. N. B. Spangler Esq., defended the pris- oner. The first evidence given was by the prosecutor, who testified to hav- ing been summoned to the Stanley Shall home because of the injury to his father, making arrangements to send him to the Lock Haven hospital and preferring the charge of murder against Auman. Dr. Edward H. Harris, who was the first physician in attendance describ- ed the injury inflicted, while Dr. Thomas, chief surgeon at the Lock Haven hospital, gave a brief history of the case from the time Gillett was admitted to that institution until his death on April 29th. He stated that his death was the result of a brain abscess, caused by infection, and nat- urally directly traceable to the wound. Katie Shall, sixteen year old daugh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Shall, at whose home the trouble occurred, tes- tified that Gillett struck Auman sev- eral times with his hand-cuffs and when the latter ran around the house to get away from the truant officer he followed, striking at him with the handcuffs. However, she did not see the fatal blow struck by Auman. Mrs. Ella Josefy, who lives quite a distance from the Shall home, testi- fied that she saw the two men run around the house, Auman in the lead and Gillett striking at him. Then she saw Auman grab what she said look- ed like a club and hit Gillett and he fell to the ground. Then Auman walked out behind the barn and dis- appeared. Constable Joseph Wade told of as- sisting sheriff Taylor in arresting Au- man on the afternoon of April 4th, and of a conversation he had later with the defendant in the Centre county jail in which the latter stated that nobody else was engaged in the fight but he and Gillett. Mrs. Shall, through an interpreter, told about Gillett coming to their home with a warrant for her husband for delinquency in not sending the chil- dren to school, and ordering him to go to Snow Shoe at once. That he and two other men who had been served with similar warrants started for Snow Shoe and Gillett stayed there talking to herself and daughter. Frank Auman was in her home at the time and he came out onto the porch and said only a few words to Gillett when the latter struck him with the handeuffs. She didn’t know what they said as she cannot understand Eng- lish. The two men scuffled a minute or two then Auman ran around the house with Gillett after him wielding his handcuffs. She did not see Au- man hit Gillett. This was the bulk of the Commonwealth’s evidence. Attorney Spangler, for the defense, called to the stand Mr. Shall who stated that Gillett came there on the afternoon in question and served the warrant on him telling him to go at once to Snow Shoe. Warrants had been served on two other men near- by and the three of them left at once, supposing Gillett to be following them. When several hundred yards from the house one of the men looked back and saw Gillett lying in the snow at the side of the house, then all returned and assisted in taking care of the injured man. He didn’t see any of the fight. In his own defense Auman, who stated that he is twenty-five years old, said that he was at the Shall home and when Mrs. Shall went out onto the porch he followed. Gillett was there talking to Katie about not at- tending school. He simply knew Gil- lett to speak to and said “how do you do.” Gillett pulled a cigar out of his vest pocket and he asked him if he had another for him. Gillett said “No,” when he told him he might give him that one. At that Gillett struck him with the handcuffs saying “here’s your cigar.” Naturally he threw up his hands to protect his head and whether Gillett thought he meant to fight he couldn’t say but he began to wield the handcuffs more rapidly, hit- ting him all told four or five times, cutting him on the head in several places. He ran around the house with Gillett after him, and seeing the hand- pick lying on the frame of an old grindstone grabbed it and swung it around his head to keep Gillett away, but he came toward him with his head down and caught the blow, falling un- conscious. He then called Katie and told her to get help and take him into the house and fix him up, and he left. This concluded the testimony and it was then that the court made the statement given at the opening of this article. This is the first case of the kind ever heard in this way in the Cen- tre county courts, although it is not a new proceeding before Judge Quig- ley, as he has had a dozen or more similar cases in the Pittsburgh and Philadelphia courts. BR May Term of Court. The regular May term of court con- vened on Monday morning with Judge Henry C. Quigley presiding. Various motions and petitions were presented after which the list of grand jurors was called, eighteen out of the twen- ty-four summoned answering the roll call, among the absentees being three women. Harry L. Hutchison, of Bellefonte, was appointed foreman. The list of traverse jurors was called and out of the sixty men and women summoned only thirty-nine responded, it being a noticeable fact that the la- dies are apparently not nearly so anx- ious to do jury duty as they seemed to be a year or so ago. Of the thirty- nine who were present four asked to be excused. H. M. Grenoble and O. B. Brungard, of Ferguson township, be- cause they have no help and are be- hind in their farm work; Clark Sto- ver, of Miles township, because he is behind in his farm work and has ser- ious illness in his family, and G. C. Irish, of Philipsburg, because he is under the doctor’s care and did not feel able to do jury duty. They were all excused. A petition was presented to the court for the appointment of a guard- ian for Miss Ella A. Gates, who has been a patient in the Bellefonte hos- pital since February 7th, and whose condition is such that she is not able to look after her property interests, and the court appointed her brother, Charles L. Gates. The first case taken up on Monday afternoon was that of the Common- wealth vs. Thomas Smeal, indicted or: a serious charge on complaint of his thirteen year old daughter Susie. The jury returned a verdict of not guilty. Most of Monday afterncon was tak- en up with the trial of the case of Helen T. Broadbent, nee Wilson, vs. A. T. Sellers, being an action in tres- pass to recover damages for an auto- mobile accident on the state highway between State College and Lemont, on August 13th, 1923. On Tuesday morning the jury returned a verdict in favor of the plaintiff for $200. Cyrus F. Hoy vs. Joel S. Royer and John Hockman, was another action to recover damages as the result of an automobile wreck, but after hearing the plaintiff’s testimony counsel for the defendants made a motion for a compulsory non-suit, which was granted. The case of Edward M. Gehret vs. James From was an action in as- sumpsit to recover pay for'the erec- tion of a barn and the jury awarded the plaintiff $422.70, with interest from January 3rd, 1923. William H. Stuart, Admr. of Harry S. Stuart, deceased, vs. Mrs. Elias Ed- miston, an action in ejectment. The case was settled by the plaintiff ob- taining possession of the land in ques- tion, but to pay defendant $400 on or before August 1st, 1924, and also the record costs, each side to the contro- versy to pay its own witness fees. On Wednesday morning the case of the Commonwealth vs. John Strabilla, was taken up. This is the case grow- ing cut of the dynamiting of a house several years ago in which one man was killed, the story of which was told in detail in this paper a few weeks ago as the result of the habeas corpus proceedings following the ar- rest of Strabilla on the charge of murder. The trial of this case took up all of Wednesday and yesterday morning. Wagner—Confer.—Edgar M. Wag- ner, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Wag- ner, and Miss Fae M. Confer, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Edward Confer, both of Milesburg, were mar- ried at the home of the bride's par- ents, on Wednesday of last week, by Rev. J. F. Andreas, of the Methodist church at that place. Following a brief wedding trip the young couple have started housekeeping in Miles- burg. m———— A —————— Levi—Cupp.—Lee A. Levi and Miss Beatrice Cupp, both of Bellefonte, were married at noon on Monday, at the Reformed parsonage, by the pas- tor, Rev. Dr. Ambrose M. Schmidt, the ring ceremony being used. The only attendant was Miss Rose Ders- tine, as bridesmaid. ——————————————— ——All shades of ladies’ silk hose, special Friday and Saturday at $1.00 per pair. Sim, the Clothier. 21-1t GILBERT.—Rev. Richard Henry Gilbert, a retired Methodist clergy- man of the Central Pennsylvania con- ference, and widely known 2s a writer and lecturer, died in a Philadelphia hospital on Saturday night of paraly- sis. He was stricken in March while sojourning in Florida and was later brought north and taken to Philadel- phia for treatment. He was born in South Wales in 1855, coming to this country when thirteen years old. He located at Eberdale, in Luzerne county, where he grew to manhood and received his preliminary education, later attending Dickinson College. He entered the Methodist ministry in 1878, and dur- ing his active service filled pastorates at Bloomingdale, Dillsburg, Empor- ium, Williamsport, Chambersburg, Tyrone, Huntingdon and Berwick. Prior to his retirement he was super- intendent of the Danville district. In 1901 he was a delegate to the Ecu- menical conference of the Methodist church in London, England, and on three different occasions had repre- sented the Central Pennsylvania con- ference at the general conference in the United States. He was a frequent contributor to secular and religious publications and author of several very interesting books. His principal recreation was painting in oil, in which he displayed considerable abil- ity. Since his retirement he has made his home at Berwick. il li BARBER.—Rev. Samuel Barber, a wel known minister in the Hunting- don Presbytery, died at his home in Bellwood last Thursday night as the result of a stroke of paralysis sustain- ed while on his way home from at- tending a meeting of the school board, of which he was a member, the pre- vious evening. While he never filled a permanent appointment in Centre county, he preached in various churches on differ- ent occasions and was well known throughout the entire Presbytery. A son of Thomas V. and Gertrude W. Barber he was born at Mifflinburg sixty-two years ago. He was educat- ed at Lafayette College and Princeton University. - He was ordained as a home missionary at Pueblo, Col., in 1889, remaining in the west four years. Coming east he located in Butler county, remaining in the west- ern part of the State until 1900 when he went to Curwensville. In 1919 he located in Bellwood. He married while living in the west and is sur- vived by his wife and seven children, one of whom is Rev. Lewis V. Barber, of Mill Hall, but formerly Presbyter- ian minister at Lemont. The remains were taken to Mifflinburg where bur- ial was made on Tuseday afternoon. il Il SMITH.—Mrs. Marion M. Smith, wife of Howard Smith, died at her home at Hublersburg on Monday evening of lobar pneumonia, follow- ing two days’ illness. She was a daughter of John and Mary McClintock Long and was born in Pennsvalley on August 28th, 1860, hence was 63 years, 8 months and 21 days old. The early part of her mar- ried life was spent in Gregg township but of late years the family had lived at Hublersburg. In addition to her husband she is survived by the follow- ing children: Mrs. Oscar Long, of Mackeyville; Witmer Smith, of Hub- lersburg; Charles, at home; Maurice, of Philadelphia; Mrs. Harry Fravel, of Howard; Mrs. William Dugan, of Blain, Blair county; Gardner, John and William, at home; Mrs. Leslie Deitrick, of Hecla, and Mrs. John Mec- Clurd, of Mackeyville. She also leaves two brothers, Samuel Long, of Millheim, and John, of Spring Mills. She was a member of the Lutheran church at Snydertown, but in the ab- sence of her pastor the Evangelical minister had charge of the funeral services which were held yesterday afternoon, burial being made at Hub- lersburg. Il Il ROTE.—James L. Rote, for many years a resident of Coleville, died at his home at State College last Friday morning following a brief illness with neuralgia of the heart. He was a son of Peter and Eliza- beth Rote and was born in Buffalo Run valley seventy-seven years ago. The greater part of his life was spent in Coleville where for many years he dealt in fish and oysters. About a year ago he built a little home at State College and moved to that place. At the age of twenty-five years Mr. Rote married Miss Chestie Garbrick, of Zion, who survives with three chil- dren: Mrs Lulu Black, of State Col- lege; Charles Rote, traveling with the Harry Copping shows, and Clay- ton Rote, of Coleville. Mr. Rote was a life-long member of the United Brethren church and the Bellefonte lodge of Eagles. Brief funeral services were held at his home at State College on Sunday afternoon, after which the remains were brought to Bellefonte and services held in the United Brethren church by Revs. Wi- ney, Hackett and Emenhizer, after which burial was made in the Union cemetery. I I KROFT.—William C. Kroft, a well known Tyrone division railroad man and a brother of Mrs. George Sherry, of Bellefonte, died on Wednesday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Ar- thur S. Hull, in Tyrone, following an illness of several weeks. He was born at Bald Eagle and was in his sixty-sixth year. Burial will be made in the Oak Grove cemetery, Tyrone, tomorrow morning. ———— A ——————— ——Among recent appointments announced by Governor Pinchot were R. W. Knisely, of Bellefonte, as a chainman in the Highway Department, and David Daniels, of Philipsburg, a patrolman. Philipsburg Man Killed Accident. William Harvey Nelson, a well known carpenter of Philipsburg, died at the Bellefonte hospital on Monday evening as the result of injuries sus- tained in an auto accident on the road between Snow Shoe and Clarence the same afternoon. The automobile par- ty consisted of Edward Remsnyder, of Bigler, owner and driver of the car; Mr. Nelson, Jack Matley and Howard Cole, all of Philipsburg. According to reports the car was being driven at high speed and the driver missed the roadway of the bridge between Clar- ence and Snow Shoe and ran head on into the concrete abutment, throwing the car down an embankment into the creek. Nelson was thrown out and sustained a fractured skull. He was brought to the Bellefonte hospital as quickly as possible but cerebral hem- orrhages caused his death within three hours. Because of rumors that members of the automobile party were under the influence of liquor the three men who | escaped were placed under arrest, Remsnyder giving security for his ap- pearance at court, while Matley and Cole were brought to Bellefonte and locked up in the Centre county jail pending a further investigation. Nel- son, the unfortunate victim of the ac- cident, was almost fifty-eight years old and a widower. He leaves, how- ever, two sons and one daughter as well as a number of brothers and sis- ters. Burial was made in the Phil- ipsburg cemetery yesterday after- noon. BELLEFONTERS IN ACCIDENT. On Sunday evening Nevin Sum- mers, Rhule Teaman and William Garbrick, of Bellefonte, and Emory Croft, of Pittsburgh, went for a spin up Bald Eagle valley in Summers’ Maxwell car. At the railroad cross- ing above Milesburg, on their return trip, a car ahead of them stopped sud- denly to permit a high speeding car to pass and to avoid hitting the one car Summers pulled sharply to the left, running into a telephone pole. All of the occupants were more or less injured, but none of them seriously. The car was badly wrecked. name pe eee. Penn State Girls Have Another “Hillcrest.” “Jackie” Hillcrest, the baby boy adopted about a year ago by the twen- ty-six girl students in the course of home economics at State College, has been replaced with a “Bobby” Hill- crest. Jackie was legally adopted by a well to do family at the College and in looking around for a substitute the girls located Bobbie in a Philadelphia children’s boarding home. Both his parents are compelled to work to eke out a living and were glad of the op- portunity to get their little son a good home against the day when they can better provide for his wants. All of the girl students living at the practice house have fallen in love with “Bobby,”and he lacks no at- tention whatever. He is eleven months old and has gained rapidly in weight in the short time he has been at State College under the watchful care of the girls studying home economics. Bobby’s parents have decided to al- low him to remain through the Penn State summer session, when another group of girls will have the oppor- tunity of “mothering” him. So in- stead of facing hot city streets, “Bobby” will live at least one sum- mer of his life in the wide open spaces of the woods that surround the model home where he is “boss.” The surname of “Hillcrest” given to Jackie and Bobby is the name by which the practice house is known on the campus by reason of the fact that it stands at the top of a small hill overlooking the main campus. Philipsburg Kiwanians Enjoyed Visit of Bellefonte Kiwanis. The inter-club meeting of the Belle- fonte and Philipsburg Kiwanis at the Hotel Phillips, in Philipsburg, last Thursday evening proved a very en- joyable fraternal gathering. About thirty-seven members from Bellefonte motored over the mountain, going by way of Tyrone. Between seventy- five and eighty people attended the dinner and the meeting at The Phil- lips. Among the speakers of the evening were George W. Zeigler Esq. and Rev. R. S. Oyler, of Philipsburg; Rev. W. P. Ard, burgess W. Harrison Walker, Prof. A. H. Sloop and L. Frank Mayes, of Bellefonte. The Jackson orchestra furnished music, and John Rossi, an entertainer of Al- toona, gave several interesting selec- tions. The Bellefonte club extended an invitation to the Philipsburg club to be their guests at a similar gath- ering to be held at the Brockerhoff house next year. The Philipsburg Journal characterized the Bellefonte Kiwanians as a “good, jovial bunch,” and expressed the hope that they “will come again.” Miss MacDonald Appointed State Librarian. Miss Anna A. MacDonald, appoint- ed acting State librarian last week following the removal of Dr. George P. Donohoe by Dr. J. George Becht, Superintendent of Public Instruction, was formerly librarian at The Pann- sylvania State College. She served in that capacity at the College a num- ber of years prior to going to Harris- burg about ten years ago to accept a position in the State library. Miss MacDonald, by the way, is a niece of the late Governor James A. Beaver. A ———— A ——————————. ——All shades of ladies’ silk hose, special Friday and Saturday at $1.00 per pair. Sim, the Clothier. 21-1t in Auto Conservationists to Meet at State College Today. The second annual meeting of the Pennsylvania State Conservation Council will be held at State College today and tomorrow, May 23rd and 24th. The meetings will open with a conservation supper at 6 o’clock this evening, in the basement of the Pres- byterian church, and following the supper, the gathering will be address- ed by many prominent conservation- ists. Of particular interest to Centre county conservationists will be the meeting of the Centre County Conser- vation Association at five o’clock this afternoon, preceding the supper at the Presbyterian church. At that time the reorganization as proposed by J. A. Ferguson a month ago, will be ef- fected. Local conservationists will also be interested in a clay pigeon shoot that will be held by the State College gun club at 1 o’clock this afternoon, and which will be open to those attending the gatherings. On Saturday morning, at 9 o'clock, there will be meetings of the conser- vation committees on forestry, fish, game, songbirds, wild flowers, stream pollution, twenty-five million dollar bond issue, education, etc. At 11 a. m., the business meeting of the Coun- cil will be held, at which time officers will be elected, committees appointed, resolutions adopted, and the like. A conservation dinner will take place at noon. The meetings will be in charge of Dean R. L. Watts, of The Pennsylva- nia State College school of agricul- ture, who is president of the Council. Among the prominent conservation- ists who will speak will be: Mdjor R. Y. Stuart, Commissioner of Forestry; N. R. Buller, Commissioner of Fish- eries; Seth Gordon, Game Commis- sioner; the presidents of the large sportsmen’s organizations: David Prichard, United Sportsmen of Penn- sylvania; R. T. Brown, Wild Life League; J. S. Speer, Pennsylvania Sportsmen’s Association; F. H. New- ell, chairman, giant water power sur- vey; Dr. J. G. Becht, superintendent of Public Instruction; Fred Brenck- man, secretary State Grange; George E. Foss, seretary State Chamber of Commerce; Uncle Dan Schnabel, T. H. Harter, Dr. H. J. Donaldson, chair- man State Game Commission, and many others. The meetings and dinners will be open to the public. All hunters, fish- ermen, and conservationists in gener- al should attend the gathering. The State Conservation Council is now composed of over twenty State-wide organizations, and thirty county con- servation associations. Those planning to attend the sup- per or dinner, or who plan to remain in State College over Friday night, should notify J. A. Ferguson, secre- tary, State College, Pa., in order that reservations may be made. Miss Weber, of Howard, Escaped Drowning. Miss Virginia Weber, a daughter of | the late John Weber, of Howard, had a wonderful escape from death by drowning on an inland lake in New York State on Tuesday. Miss Weber is a student at the Conservatory of Music at Ithaca, N. Y., and on Tues- day, in company with two fellow stu- dents, Miss Ruth Brachman, of Ta- maqua, and Mariel Jones, of Dallas, Texas, went to a small lake about five miles north of Ithaca, for a canoe ride. When about fifty yards from shore the canoe capsized. The young man and two girls started to swim ashore, Jones and Miss Weber finally reach- ing land, though both were well-nigh exhausted. Miss Brachman was not able to make the trip and was drown- ed. A Merchandising Expert to be Here Tuesday Evening. L. H. Buisch, a well known expert on merchandising, will address the Bellefonte Business Men’s Association in the community room at the Y. M. C. A., on Tuesday evening, May 27th, at 7:30 o’clock. Mr. Buisch is an authority on “bet- ter methods” in merchandising and his address should have an especial ap- peal to business men with store man- agement and sales problems. After the address opportunity will be given those who attend to personally get Mr. Buisch’s suggestions in solving any peculiar problems pertaining to their own business. All interested will be welcome. Delcamp-Reish Families Reunion. The annual reunion of the Delcamp and Reish families will be held, this year, at Crystal spring, in the Wood- ward Narrows,” on Saturday, June 7th. It will be in the form of an all day basket picnic and relatives and friends of the families are invited to join in this yearly gathering. The Delcamps are largely a Union county family and their numbers are as numerous as the Reishes, with whom they intermarried, are in this county. Mrs. Mary A. Hall, of Renovo, recently celebrated her ninetieth birth- day anniversary and among the guests present were Mrs. Ed. Eckenroth, Mrs. Frances Hall and Mrs. Jesse Ir- ! vin, of Unionville; Mrs. Mary Rum- berger, of Hublersburg; Mrs, Gentz- el and daughter Betty, of Pleasant Gap. Mrs. Hall, whose maiden name was Mary Iddings, was born and spent her early life near Unionville. Notwithstanding her advanced age she attends church and Sunday school regularly and teaches a class of wom- en every Sunday. Church Services Next Sunday. ST. JOHN'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH. Services for the week beginning May 25th: Rogation Sunday, 8 a. m. Houly Eucharist; 9:45 a. m. church school; 11 a. m. Mattins, with Memor- ial day sermon to the American Le- gion; 7:30 p. m. evensong and ser- mon. Monday, Tuesday and Wednes- day are days of abstinence forming a little Lent before Ascension day. Wed- nesday, 7:30 p. m. first evensong of the Ascension. Thursday, the Ascen- sion of our Lord, 7 a. m. and 10 a. m. Holy Eucharist. Visitors always wel- come. Rev. M. DeP. Maynard, Rector. ST. JOHN'S REFORMED CHURCH. There will be no church services held in the Reformed church next Sunday. At 9:30 the Sunday school will meet as usual. Dr. Schmidt leaves the latter part of this week for Washington, D. C., where he will re- main until the latter part of next week. While in Washington, Dr. Schmidt will assist in the wedding of his nephew, Ralph S. Nagle. Ambrose M. Schmidt, D. D., Minister. METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH. The pastor will speak at 10:45 on “Why the Church: Should go For- ward,” and at 7:30 on “The Unique Sympathy of Jesus.” Sunday school S008 Juniors 2; Epworth League at Tuesday night class; Wednesday night an hour of devotion and prayer. May the 25th will mark the close of | the centenary period. All the pledges should be paid in by that time. E. E. McKelvey, Pastor. PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. Sunday school 9:45 a. m. Morning worship 10:45, “God of Our Fath- ers.” Evening worship 7:30, “Wrest- ing the Scriptures.” Prayer meeting Wednesday, 7:30 p. m. William C. Thompson, Pastor. | ST. JOHN'S LUTHERAN CHURCH. | “The Friendly Church.” Fifth Sunday after Easter. Sunday school 9:30 a. m. Morning worship 10:45, “Following Our Pacemaker.” Vesper service 7:30, “The Power of Faith.” Visitors are always welcome. Mrs. Robert S. Walker, director of music. Rev Wilson P. Ard, Minister Special Sunday Music. i Several unusual musical numbers will be given in St. John’s Lutheran church on Sunday evening by T. H. Barrit, of Washington, and Mrs. Sara K. Grapp, of Pittsburgh. Mr. Barrit has been in grand opera for twelve years and has also broadcasted from many of the prominent stations of our country. He has a rich, pleasing | baritone voice and his numbers Sun- | day evening will be especially pleas- (ing. Mrs. Grapp is a graduate of the | Cincinnati Conservatory and possess- t es a splendid soprano voice. She has done concert work in many of the cities, and is now preparing to go to | Chicago where she will appear in vo- | cal work before the Shriners’ Nation- | al convention. Before her marriage | Mrs. Grapp was Miss Sarah Kepler, of Pine Grove Mills. The time of the evening service is 7:30 and visitors are always welcome. | A Marriage Licenses. W. T. Evans, Curwensville, and Grace Isbell, Woodland. Edgar M. Wagner and Fae M. Con- fer, Milesburg. Norman J. Nevel, Centre Hall, and Myrtle M. Klinefelter, Boalsburg. Lowell A. Hettinger, Millheim, and Grace E. Hironimus, Coburn. E. P. Davis, Altoona, and Roxanna E. Dugan, Bellefonte. Leo A. Levi and Beatrice R. » Bellefonte. . Camp Stores Will Close Memorial Day. All the stores in Bellefonte will keep open next Thursday afternoon, the regular closing half holiday, but will be closed all day ‘on Friday, Me- morial day. Everybody in Bellefonte should plan their buying accordingly. ——The regular meeting of the Woman’s club will be held in the High school building, Monday evening of next week. As this is to be the annu- al election of officers and last meet- ing for the summer all members are urged to be present. ——All shades of ladies’ silk hose, special Friday and Saturday at $1.00 per pair. Sim, the Clothier. 21-1t Thrift Woman. At this time of the year when you are digging into the hidden corners of your house and bringing to light all the things that have been tucked away all winter and deciding what to do with them, the following idea may be of help: One housekeeper has four large boxes. Into one she puts all materials that may be used alone or combined with other materials to make useful garments. Into the sec- ond box go all the pieces that may be used for quilts or comfortables. Into the third all the articles that she can- not use herself but which might prove useful to some one poorer; and into the fourth box go all materials that may be used in the making of rugs, braided or woven. Memorial Day’s Meaning. “Was Memorial day set aside for sports, baseball games. work horse parades and other spectacles or was it set aside in commemoration of the boys who fought and died for their country ? “Tet us as patriotic citizens honor the veterans who are still with us and cherish the names of those who have crossed the great divide.” —Get your job work done here.