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    Bellefonte, Pa., September 11, 1925.
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Political Announcements.
FOR JUDGE OF THE COURTS Ox
CENTRE COUNTY.
I am a candidate for President Judge of
the Court of Common Pleas, subject to the
decision of the Democratic voters at the
primaries, Tuesday, September 15th.
Should I be nominated and elected, I
will bring to the office an experience in the
trial of causes and in the general prac-
tice of law in our local and appellate
courts, of more than thirty-three years;
and an administration conducted = with
fidelity, economy and to the best of my
ability.
Your support and influence in my behalf
will be much appreciated.
NEWTON B. SPANGLER.
I hereby announce my candidacy for
Judge of the Courts of Centre county, sub-
Ject to the decision of the Democratic
voters as expressed at the primary election
10 be held Tuesday, September 15th, 1925.
In the event of my nomination, and finally
my election in November, all of my time,
energy and efforts will be devoted to
SERVICE and the best interests of those
who may have business before the Courts
of our county; and I now, without reser-
vation, solemnly pledge a courteous,
prompt, honest, economic and efficient ad-
ministration.
Your vote, influence and friendly sup-
ors E18 most earnestly and respectfully so-
W. HARRISON WALKER.
As a candidate I respectfully announce:
That if it be the plesaure of the Demo-
cratic women and men voters of our coun-
ty to nominate me for the office of Judge
of our Courts at the September 15, 1925,
primaries, I shall appreciate it highly.
And if it be the will of our voters to
elect me to said office at the general elec-
tion, I shall consider it as a call of duty to
serve all of our citizens in a practical, im-
partial; Ds and economic manner without
ear or favor; and shall maintain our laws
» example, as well as by precept, govern-
by no uncertain principles which our
sincerely patriotic citizen demand from
all public officials.
I sincerely trust that I may have YOUR
hearty co-operation.
J. KENNEDY JOHNSTON.
FOR JURY COMMISSIONER.
We are authorized to announce that
James C. Condo, of Gregg township, is a
candidate for nomination for Jury Com-
aissioner on the Democratic ticket, sub-
ect to the primaries of the party to be
eld Tuesday, September 15th.
Mr. Condo will appreciate your support
and assures faithful and honorable service
should he be nominated and elected to that
office.
UPRISING THRILLS
IN CHINA LAND.
Dr. W. R. North Has Exciting Exper-
ience on Way to the Hills.
Szechman, China, July 8.
Dear Home Folks:
On Friday morning, July 3rd, I left
home to go up on the Hills. We were
planning to have a good time on the
Fourth and to celebrate our anniver-
sary in some little way. When I
crossed the river the kids in swim-
ming all hooted me, but although I
thought it a little strange that they
should say so much, I didn’t pay much
attention to them, for we are used to
being hooted by the kids on the
streets. As the boat started across
the river a Chinese in soldier's uni-
form eyed me rather keenly and asked
me where I lived, etc. He also asked
me something about Lung Men Hao—
“Dragon Gate Firm,” a place across
the river. I didn’t know what he
meant, and so said I didn’t know.
Waen I reached the other side of the
river, a carrier asked me, “What is
your honorable country?” I paid no
attention to him. He shouted it after
me again. I replied, “America.” He
shouted back, “Din Hao,” which means
“tip tor.” When I reached McCur-
dy’s bungalow, I found out what all
these things meant.
Ever since the Shanghai riots the
British have been in disfavor here, as
elsewhere. No distinction is made
between the home-land and the do-
minions—all are “Yin gwei,” which
means England. Students have been
lecturing on the streets about the
Shanghai trouble, and have taken op-
portunity to express themselves un-
equivocally about the English. Final-
ly things became so hot that the Eng-
lish vice consul ordered the British to
the Hills, thinking they would be
safer there. But the students were
not to be silenced so easily, nor foiled
in their attempts at revenge. They
followed the British to the Hills and
finally succeeded in forcing their
servants to strike.
Following this a mob gathered one
day at the godown—that is, store-
house—of Mackenzie & Co., a British
firm. Finally the sailors from the
British gunboat were called for. They
took a position guarding the godown,
and attempted to force the crowd
back. In this procedure a Chinese—
some say three Chinese—was wound-
ed with a bayonet rather badly. So
far as I know he is still living. But
of course this aroused the Chinese,
especially the students, still more.
Matters took so serious an aspect that
the British vice consul ordered all
British down to the river. As they
had no servants, they had to go, tak-
ing only what they could carry. I got
up on the hills just after they had
gone down. Hence my curious exper-
iences.
One American and one Britisher in
the postoffice, who was not molested,
sent their chairs to help the sick or
infirm down. Two or three horses
were collected for people to ride. They
put what they could in pillow cases
and sheets and descended the hill.
One Canadian woman, whose husband
has recently died, had to take down a
: baby who was just alive. Mrs. Swann,
another Canadian, had to go down
with a ten day’s old baby. Mr. Mor-
rison, a Canadian, is just out of a
sick bed. Some of them were able to
take little more than the clothes they
wore.
I went around with McCurdy to
lock up and nail up the houses, but
the thieves were already at work. As
fast as we could nail up a place they
came along and broke it open. It was
a heartless task. We carried as much
as possible to our homes to save it,
but we, of course, didn’t get a tithe
of what was in the houses. The peo-
ple who suffered most were those who
live all the time in the Hills. Among
them was Betty Heller Peake, al-
though the last report I had was that
her home had not been badly looted.
I presume, however, it has by this
time suffered with the rest. I caught
two fellows in one house—one inside
getting the loot, the other outside re-
ceiving it. Both wore the military
uniform—members of the militia
“guarding” the property of the Iur-
eigners. They were armed, but of-
fered no resistance. They offered to
let me search them. Here is what I
found: Three silver teaspoons, the
top to a cheap porcelain sugar bowl,
a. meat grinder, a Chinese tea bowl,
an old strainer, a pair of suspenders.
And they had left behind in the house
a typewriter, a phonograph, a set of
valuable surgical instruments, enor-
mous quantities, exaggeratingly
speaking, of foodstuffs, ete. They
have little idea of comparative values.
Thay pick out the things that they
personally can make use of.
I found soldiers in two other houses.
They had, of course, gone there to see
that everything was all right, and
had found thieves at work. They
were just through driving the thieves
out! It is generally believed that
these so-called militia are in league
with General Nuan Dsi Min, the big-
gest crook in the military game here
in Szechwan. He is himself a native
of Kweichow. The hope of the situ-
ation lies in General Wang Fang
Dseo, the man in charge of the polic-
ing of Chungking. He has taken a
decided stand, saying that he will per-
mit nothing that is likely to lead to
further disturbances. He forbids stu-
dents to lecture on the streets, or to
incite to disturbance. It is reported
that he has already arrested and beat-
en some students. Whether this will
cool off their ardor, or will lead to
further trouble remains to be seen.
Here at Dsen Jia Ngai the situation
seems quiet enough. Sarah is in the
best place she could be, the Peat bun-
galow on the hills. It is a sequester-
ed place. No other foreigners are
near. The Peats are the oldest and
most experienced members of our
mission here. a
You see we are living in exciting
scenes; but the only danger is to our
things. Even they are in no immedi-
ate danger. No one has made any ef-
fort to assault a foreigner with intent
to kill. So you need not fear for our
safety. As for “things,” they are not
co important after all. Most of my
Chinese friends are very optimistic as
to the future. They think the Amer-
icans will have no trouble. ;
Don’t worry, We are all right. I
"have written” the facts, because no
doubt they have been exaggerated in
the home papers. We have enough
things packed so that we can get
away in a hurry without leaving be-
hind necessaries. You see our house
is on the river bank. All we would
have to do is to throw our trunk over
the cL.ff into a boat, run down the hill
to the boat, and float down the river
to the gunboat. .
Probably by the time you get this
letter we shall be living as calm and
peaceful an existence as ever. I have
several things to do this afternoon
before I go up to the Hills for the
week-end.
Yours as ever,
W. R. NORTH.
——On Sunday afternoon William
F. Shope, of South Allegheny street,
saturated the interior of an old chick-
en house on his premises with gaso-
line, then applied a match as a sure
means of getting rid of the thousands
of vermin infesting the premises. But
he failed to notify the fire companies
and an alarm brought out the entire
fire department. The services of the
firemen, however, were not needed,
but an unfortunate incident in connec-
tion with the quick response of the
firemen was the injury of Ellis Hines.
He jumped on the left running board
of the pumper to ride to the fire and
the driver got too close to the traffic
signal at the intersection of Alleghe-
ny and Bishop streets, with the result
that Mr. Hines jumped or was thrown
from the pumper onto the hard brick
pavement. His left ear was cut, left
knee cut and bruised and left shoul-
der badly wrenched. Fortunately no
bones were broken but he has been
pretty badly crippled this week.
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——J. Kennedy Johnston, candidate
for Judge, believes in the christian
principle, which is the basis of the
“Golden Rule,” and he does not and
has not made false statements for the
purpose of deceiving the voters of
Centre county. 70-35-2t
——Funeral services for Walter L.
Cooke, station agent at Howard who
died at the wheel of his car while en-
route to the Granger’s picnic last
Thursday morning, were held at his
late home at Howard at 10 o’clock on
Monday morning. Rev. W. H. Laye,
of Lock Haven, had charge of the
services and burial was made in the
Schenck cemetery. Mr. Cooke had
been station agent at Howard for
many years and would have gone on
the retired list in October. It is ru-
mored that C. C. Dreese, of Madera,
will be transferred to the Howard sta-
tion but until the transfer is made J.
H. Branstetter, of Tyrone, is in
charge.
——AIll good Republicans concede
that Herbert Auman is entitled to a
second term,—Political Adv, 36-1t*
KAUFFMAN.—Amos Kauffman, a
well known resident of Walker town-
ship, died at an early hour last Thurs-
day morning, at his home in Zion, fol-
lowing an illness of some months,
though he had been confined to bed
only about ten days.
He was a son of David and Sarah
Spigelmyer Kauffman and was born
in Walker township on February 9th,
1858, hence was 76 years, 6 months
and 25 days old. He never married
and the greater part of his life was
spent on the farm with his brother
Benjamin. Sixteen years ago, how-
ever, he went to Zion and made his
home with his sister, Mrs. Isaac Sto-
ver, at whose home he had lived ever
since. His only survivors are one
brother, John Kauffman, a niece and
a nephew, Miss Cora S. Stover and
Joel B. Stover, all of Zion.
Mr. Kauffman was a member of the
Lutheran church and Rev. John W.
Wagner had charge of the funeral
services which were held at 10 o’clock
on Saturday morning, burial being
made in the Zion cemetery.
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WOLTJEN.—Mrs. Charles H. Woit-
jer, who spent most of the summer in
Bellefonte with her daughter, Mrs.
John Sebring and family, at their
home on west Linn street, passed
away quite suddenly on Friday after-
noon. She had been afflicted with
heart trouble for some time past and
had been confined to bed a week or
more prior to her death.
She was eighty-four years old on
July 12th, and was a native of Potts-
ville, where most of her life was
spent. She was a member of the
Presbyterian church most of her life.
Her husband has been dead many
years but surviving her are three
daughters, Mrs. Leon Dexter and Mrs.
Josephine Mann, of Philadelphia, and
Mrs. John Sebring Jr., of Bellefonte.
Funeral services were held at the
Sebring home at 10 o’clock on Mon-
day morning by Rev. William C.
Thompson, of the Presbyterian church,
and the same afternoon the remains
were taken by train to Pottsville,
where final services were held on
Tuesday morning and burial made in
that city.
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SHUEY.—Mrs. Susanna Shuey,
widow of the late Franklin Shuey,
died at her home in Benner township
on Wednesday night of last week fol-
lowing several month’s illness with
valvular heart trouble. She was a
daughter of Henry and Mary Hassing-
er Kechler and was born in Patton
township on July 16th, 1851, making
her age 74 years, 1 month and 16 days.
Her husband died in the fall of 1918
as the result of an attack of influenza
but surviving her are nine children, as
follows: Charles, at home; Mrs. Mar.
tin Haldeman, of Coleville; Henry, of
Bellefonte; Mrs. John Colpetzer, of
Coleville; George, of Rock; James, of
Buffalo Run; Mrs. Clyde Jacksam of
State College; Bertha E., at home, and
Mrs. William Colpetzer, of Coleville.
Funeral services were held at her
late home on Saturday afternoon, bur-
ial being made in the Meyers ceme-
tery.
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CUMMINGS.—Mrs. Nora M. Cum-
mings, wife of Arber J. Cummings,
died last Wednesday at her home west
of the Old Fort, following ten days’
illness with typhoid fever. Her daugh-
ter, Mrs. Ralph Tressler, has just re-
covered from an attack and her son
Harry and grand-son are now ill with
the disease.
Mrs. Cummings was a daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Stoner and was
born in Potter township over forty-
seven years ago. In addition to her
husband she is survived by three chil-
dren, Mrs. Ralph Tressler, Harry and
Freda, at home. She also leaves two
brothers, William and Charles Stoner,
of Centre Hall. Burial was made at
the Zion Hill cemetery, near Tussey-
ville, on Friday. x
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HEPBURN.—Mrs. Rachel Humes
Hepburn, wife of William Hepburn, of
Jersey Shore, died last Thursday night
in a sanitorium at Battle Creek, Mich.,
where she had been for three months
or longer undergoing treatment.
She was a daughter of the late Mr.
and Mrs. Hamilton B. Humes and was
born at Jersey Shore fifty-one years
ago. In addition to her husband she
is survived by one daughter, Mrs.
Reginald Kimball, of Jersey Shore.
Burial was made at Jersey Shore on
Monday.
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——Herbert Auman has not enticed
a delinquent tax payer to vote for him,
which is unusual in Bellefonte. Re-
member him on September 15th.—Po-
litical Adv. 36-1t *
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State College Student Injured in Auto
Accident.
On their way from Lock Haven to
State College, about three o’clock on
Sunday morning, Joseph Short, of
Erie, and William Palmer Reed, of
Philadelphia, two State College stu-
dents, failed to make the turn on the
sharp curve in the state highway at
Lamar, struck the side of the bridge
over Fishing creek with the result
that their car was thrown over the
bank into the creek. Short, the own-
er and driver of the car, escaped in-
jury but Reed sustained several lac-
erations of the scalp and other inju-
ries. He was brought to the Centre
County hospital where he is getting
along as well as can be expected, his
injuries not being considered serious.
————— rer ————
——All good Republicans concede
that Herbert Auman is entitled to a
second term. Vote right.—Political
Adv, : 36-1t *
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Brothers Extend their
Cperations.
Gregory
We saw the Gregory boys, all
Greeks, with little if any capital but
an awful lot of determination, start a
modest confectionery next door to this
office. They called it “Candyland” and
success in a moderate way rewarded
their untiring efforts. Later they saw
a bigger field at State College, moved
there, bought a costly property and
made money.
It all seems only yesterday that
they started yet today they are back-
ing a corporation that promises to put
them up in the front ranks of Ameri-
can dealers in confectionery. George,
the elder brother, conceived the idea
of organizing for the purpose of buy-
ing for all retail stores that might
join his corporation. Accordingly he
opened offices in New York city and
already has four hundred stores for
which he buys. He is president and
general manager of the corporation.
On Tuesday he and his brother Nick
left for Chicago, where they will open
an office and expect to enlist at least
a thousand stores in that territory.
They have copywrighted the trade
mark “Amreco” and all the confec-
tions they handle will be advertised
in that way. The plan is for confec-
tioners in the corporation to become
known:by their . sale of “Amreco”
goods very much like “Rexall” reme-
dies identify the drug stores handling
them.
Candyland at the College will be in
charge of three other brothers, Peter,
James and William,
——J. Kennedy Johnston realizes
that his opponents are using the same
misleading methods as were used ten
years ago, but their conduct does not
alter his principles; he is opposed to
resorting to deception. The office of
Judge demands an honest candidate if
we are to elect an honest official.
70-35-2t
Centre County Should Send Good
Delegation to State Sunday
School Convention.
Centre county Sunday school work-
ers should begin to plan to send a
good delegation to the State conven-
tion which will be held at Erie Octo-
ber 14th, 15th and 16th. Last year
there were just eight officially regis-
tered delegates from the county, as
well as a few in attendance who did
not register. The committees having
in charge the preparation of the pro-
gram and arranging for the entertain-
ment of the convention are already
well along with their work, and give
assurance that the meeting will be one
of the best held in years. Fifty year
service medals will be awarded, as
usual, and any person knowing who
has been in service that long should
report the same. Any and all infor-
mation desired in eonnection with the
coming convention can be obtained
from Darius Waite, county secretary,
Bellefonte, Pa.
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| For service in the tax business,
(vote for Herbert Auman.—Political
Adv. 36-1t *
McDonogh Wins Autumn Auto Classic
at Altoona.
“Bob” McDonogh, the youthful auto
driver from California, won the Au-
tumn auto classic on the Altoona
speedway on Monday by driving the
250 miles in 2 hours, 6 minutes and
54 seconds without a single stop, but
what was of much greater interest to
the young driver was the $9,000 purse
that went with the victory.
Many Bellefonte and Centre county
people motored to Altoona for the big
race and while there were many thrills
and the usual excitement, there were
no accidents of any kind, the first
time in the history of the big bowl
that no one was killed or injured.
Harry Martz came in second in the
race and wor the $5,500 prize while
Earl Cooper got $3,000 for coming in
third. Fred Comer finished fourth,
Leon Duray fifth, Norman Batton
sixth, Red Shaffer seventh and Wade
Morton eighth. About 25,000 people
saw the big race.
For the continuation of the tax
business on a business basis vote for
Herbert Auman.—Political Adv. 36*
Attention, Mr. Fisherman!
All fishermen interested in the re-
stocking of the trout streams of Cen-
tre county—and every fisherman
should be—are urged to attend a meet.
ing to be held in the grand jury room
in the court house this (Friday) even-
ing, at 8:15 o’clock.
Don’t make of this meeting a case
of “let Georgie do it.” Lend a help-
ing hand and do your own boosting if
you want to see fishing conditions im-
proved over the season recently closed.
This meeting will be held under the
auspices of the newly organized Cen-
tre county Chapter of the Izaak Wal-
ton League of America. Remember
the meeting will be held this evening,
and not some other time.
L. H. Swartz, of Hublersburg,
was last week appointed a special in-
vestigator of income taxes in Centre
county for the Auditor General’s de-
partment, in Harrisburg, a position
filled the past two years by Mrs. Re-
becca C. Tuten, of Philipsburg, There
were four applicants for the position
but Mr. Swartz secured the appoint-
ment. Mrs. Tuten has been given an
appointment in the Auditor Generals
department at Harrisburg and is ar-
ranging to move to that city from
Philipsburg.
Bellefonte Academy Will Open on
Tuesday, September 15th.
The Bellefonte Academy will open
the fall session on” Tuesday, Septem-
ber 15th, with a large attendance. The
faculty will be as follows:
James R. Hughes, A. M., Headmaster,
(Princeton University.)
Language and Oratory.
George F. Reiter, Ph. B., Se. M., Assistant
Headmaster,
(Bucknell University.)
Physics and Chemistry.
Helen E. Canfield Overton,
(Formerly of Minneapolis City Schools.)
English Grammar, History, Civics, Com-
mercial Problems of Democracy.
Isabella S. Hill, Ph. B.,
(Wesleyan University.) (Columbia Univ.)
English, Rhetoric and Literature.
Norris W. Graybill, A, B.,
(Otterbein College.) (Ohio State Univ.)
Higher Mathematics.
Lyndon L. Colby, A. B.,
(Amherst College.)
French and Spanish.
Carl G. Snavely, A. B.,,
(Lebanon Valley College.)
Mathematics.
Coy 8. Hartman, A. B.,
(Lafayette College.)
Latin and German.
B. Ralph Summer, A. B.,
(Pennsylvania State College.)
History and Mathematics.
Howard Thomas, B. S,,
(Bucknell University.)
Biology and General Science.
tev. W. C. Thompson, A. B.,
(College of Wooster.)
Bible Lecturer.
Charles 8S. Hughes, A. B.,
(Princeton University.)
Mathematics.
The two new teachers are Howard
S. Thomas, B. S., of Bucknell Univer-
sity, who assisted in the Bucknell
laboratories last year, and Lyndon L.
Colby, A. B., a graduate of Amherst
College, where he played four years
on the Varsity football squad. In re-
cent years he has been a teacher of
modern languages in the High school
of Williamstown, Mass. He comes to
the Academy highly recommended as
a teacher.
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Trial List for September Court.
Following is the trial list for the
September term of court which will
begin on the 28th:
Margaret Ellen Baumgardner vs. Cathe-
rine Baumgardner, et al. Sci fa sur judg-
ment.
William A. Carson vs. Hulda 8. Meyer.
Assumpsit.
T. R. Hamilton vs. A. BE. Schad.
sumpsit.
Anna W. Keichline vs. Decker Bros. As-
sumpsit.
John C. Marks vs. Penn Mutual Fire Ins.
Co. Assumpsit.
Bald Eagle, Nittany and Brush Valley
Turnpike Co. vs. Centre County. Ieigned
issue. .
The Millheim Turnpike Co.
County. Feigned isspe. , qq. 00
Clarence J. Speicher and Lloyd B.
Shoop, doing business under the firm name
of Official Football Schedule Printing Co.
vs. Hugh B. Wagner. Assumpsit.
Andrew Tha' and Bertha, his wife, vs.
J. V. Foster. Trespass.
H. H. Fye vs. David Chambers.
sumpsit.
Toner A. Hugg vs. Toner A. Hugg Admr.
Sci fa sur judgment.
George E. Harper and Mary, his wife,
vs. G. D. Morrison and Myrtle, his wife.
(Two cases.) Assumpsit.
Robert Meyers Walker by his next
friend, Robert Meyers. vs. Charles N.
Decker. Trespass.
Robert Meyers vs.
Trespass.
As-
vs. Centre
As-
Charles N. Decker.
While driving along Ridge
street, last Saturday evening, Wilbur
Saxion collided with a tree and his
little daughter Rose, who was in the
car with him, was thrown through the
windshield, sustaining a bad gash on
the throat right over the jugular
vein. She was rushed to the Centre
County hospital where surgical atten-
tion was promptly rendered. While
she lost considerable blood the child
is now on the road to recovery.
One of the biggest festivals to
be held in Bellefonte and vicinity this
year will be the one to be held by the
P.O. S. of A., tomorrow (Saturday)
evening on the fair grounds. Wetz-
ler’s band has been engaged for the
occasion and will head the P. O. S. of
A. boys on a march to the grounds at
seven o'clock in the evening. Many
good things to eat will be on sale and
various diversions will be on the
ground to entertain the erowd.
——All the right, title and interest
of the defunct Blanchard-Moshannon
Coal Mining company was sold at re-
ceiver’s sale on Tuesday to a trustee
of the Clinton-Moshannon Coal Min-
ing company, a new corporation re-
cently organized to save everything
possible from the wreck of the Blanch-
ard-Moshannon company. The price
paid was $34,000, which of course is
subject to all mortgages, etc.
——The Ladies Aid society of the
Lutheran church will hold a roast
chicken supper in the basement of the
church on Thursday evening, Septem-
ber 17th. Price, 75 cents for adults,
40 cents for children.
—————— ers.
Freshmen week opened at State
College, on Wednesday, and the next
few days will witness a big inrush of
upper class students for the regular
opening of College on Wednesday of
next week.
———Edward H. Allen, of this place,
is among the five hundred freshmen
who have been accepted for entrance
to Ohio Wesleyan Uuiversity.
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NEWS PURELY PERSONAL.
—Dr. David Dale is in Philadelphia for
the remainder of the week, having gone
east yesterday.
—Mrs. H. M. Wetzel, who had been with
her daughter at Beech Fork, W. Va., for
two months, returned home yesterday.
—Mrs. William Houser, of south Water
street, went over to Osceola Mills, Sunday,
for a two week's visit with her son and
his family,
—Mrs. Charles Shaffner and her daugh-
ter, Miss Anne, have been here from Sum-
mit, N. J., since Tuesday, house guests of
Mrs. Shaffner’s sister, Mrs. James B. Lane.
—Mrs. Charles Donachy, of Forty Fort,
Pa, and her two children, Sara and
Charles, are here for a week's visit with
Mrs. Donachy’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. C.
C. Shuey.
—Mr. and Mrs. George M. Gamble have
had as guests Mr. and Mrs. William T.
O’Brien, of Philippi, W. Va., who have
been visiting here and at Snow Shoe with
Mr. O'Brien’s mother.
—Mr. and Mrs. Mordacai Miller, of Belie-
fonte, and their guest, Mrs. Lydia Cress-
well, of Lock Haven, spent Sunday in Ty-
rone with Mr. Miller's sister, Mrs. E. P.
Moore and the family.
—Dr. William S. Glenn and his wife, Dr.
Nannie Glenn, of State College, left Wed-
nesday for New York city, where they will
be during the period of time that Dr. Nan-
nie Glenn is under the observation of spe-~
cialists.
—Miss Mary Shoemaker will go to Wash-
ington, D. C., next week, to take her exam-
inations for entering the Holy Trinity
University. Miss Shoemaker will be sac-
companied by her mother, Mrs. T. A. Shoe-
maker,
—Mrs. Josephine Mann, Dr. and Mrs.
John Sebring and their daughter, Miss
Mary, accompanied the body of Mrs. Wolt-
jen to Pottsville, Monday, Miss Henrietta
Sebring joining them there, the entire par-
ty returning to Bellefonte after the fu-
neral.
—Mrs. Jenkin David and ker son, Jen-
kin Jr. left Monday to return to Bound-
brook, N. J. after speading the summer
at their summer home at Snow Shoe. Mrs.
David is a sister of 0. J. Morgan, of the
Bellefonte Fuel and Supply Co., of Belle-
fonte.
—Mr. and Mrs. Carl Berberick, who have
been in Bellefonte with Mrs. Berberick’s
parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. L. McGinley, since
their marriage a week ago, will return to
their home in Washington next week. Mrs.
Berberick is better known here as Miss
Margery McGinley.
—Miss Margaret Hiller stopped a day or
two in Bellefonte, last week, with Col. and
Mrs. J. L. Spangler, on her way back east
to college, after spending the summer va-
cation at a summer ranch resort in the
west. Miss Hiller is the eldest daughter
of Mrs. Hiram Hiller.
—Mr. and Mrs. J. H. McGrath and their
daughter, of Morris, Ill, and Mrs. M. BH.
Welch and her son, of Joliet, members of
the immediate family of the late Mrs. Ed-
mund P. Hayes, spent a part of the past
week in Bellefonte, with Mrs. Hayes’ moth-
er, Mrs. R. G H. Hayes, at her apartment
on Allegheny street.
—Mrs. Annie R. Miller accompanied her
son, Edmund C. Miller, a senior at State
College, on a drive in from Detroit, Mich.,
this week. The young man was returning
to College and his mother came in to look
after some property interests in Bellefonte,
this having been the family’s home town
before moving to Detroit a few years ago.
—Isaac Ward, a member of the well
known family of that name, of Pine Grove
Mills, has returned to his former home in
Pittsburgh, after a stay of some time in
Medina, Ohio, and writes that he is glad
to be back. Pittsburgh is a fine place, but
there is little comfort there for a Demo-
crat of Isaac's stripe. There are too few
for the good of that politically torn city.
—Members of the League of Women Vot-
ers of Centre county, who were in the mo-
tor party to Williamsport, yesterday, in-
cluded Mrs. Ferree, of Oak Hall; Mrs. A.
S. Hogan, Mrs. Hiram Lee, Mrs. Gardner,
Mrs. F. W. Haller and Miss Mary Foster,
of State College; Mrs. Beach, Mrs. Ole-
wine, Mrs. Steely, Mrs. Sim Baum, Mrs.
Benjamin Bradley, Mrs. Gregg Curtin,
Miss Mary Blanchard and Dr. Eloise
Meek, of Bellefonte.
——Miss Mary E. McQuistion en-
tered the Centre County hospital, yes-
terday, as a patient; expecting to be
under observation there for a week or
more.
——The G. F. Musser company is
expecting a car load of New York El-
berta peaches in about a week or ten
days.
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—The gridiron is gradually crowd-
ing the diamond out of the picture.
Real Estate Transfers.
Henry E. Cobb, et ux, to John Lyle,
tract in College township; $200.
Michael Witherite, et ux, to Harry
H. Bottorf, et ux, tract in Boggs town-
ship; $500.
Thomas F. Kelley, et ux, to Merrill
B. Long, tract in Snow Shoe; $3,500.
John F. Harnish, et ux, to William
B. Rankin, tract in Boggs township;
$150.
John S. Walker, et ux, to James C.
Furst, tract in Bellefonte; $1.
Bellefonte Central R. R. to James
C. Furst, tract in Bellefonte; $1.
Augusta C. Quigley to Elizabeth O.
Weaver, tract in Bellefonte; $1.
Susan A. Shope to John R. Dotz,
tract in State College; $1.
J. E. Reed, et al,to G.W. Lauk,
tract in Ferguson township; $315.
Margaret Brown, et al, to Sarah D.
Moore, tract in Bellefonte; $1.
RB. F. Hoy to Jacob Hoy, et ux, tract
_in College township; $1,800.
John L. Holmes, et al, to Martha S.
Leitzel, tract in State College; $350.
Clarence J. Wetzel, et ux, to D. W.
Showalter, tract in Bellefonte; $3,000.
John H. Hartswick, et ux, et al, to
Orlando W. Houtz, tract in State Col-
lege; $950.
Fort Pitt Hunting and Fishing Club
to W. L.. Witmer, tract in Miles town-
ship; $1.
Bella T. Fleming, et bar, to Augus-
ta C. M. Quigley, tract in Bellefonte;
$1.