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“Bellefonte, Pa., February 18, 1927.
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We are authorized to announce that Harry
E. (Dep.) Dunlap, of Bellefonte, will be a
candidate for the nomination on the Demo-
cratic ticket for the office Sheriff of Centre
county, subject to the decision of the Cen-
tre county voters as expressed at the pri-
maries to be held on Tuesday, September
We are authorized to announce that
Claude H. Herr, of Bellefonte, will be a
candidate for the nomination on the Demo-
cratic ticket for the office of Prothonotary
of Centre county, subject to the decision of
the Democratic voters as expressed at the
Primary te be held Tuesday, September 20,
We are authorized to announce that Ly-
man L. Smith, of Centre Hall, will be a
candidate for the nomination for County
Treasurer subject to the decision of the
Democratic voters of the county as ex-
pressed at the primary to be held Septem-
ber 20, 1927.
We are authorized to announce that John
S. Spearly will be a candidate for the
nomination for County Commissioner on
the Democratic ticket subject to the decis-
ion of the voters of the party as expressed
at the primaries on September 20th, 1927.
We are authorized to announce that
John W. Yearick, of Marion township, will
be a candidate for the nomination of Coun-
ty Commissioner, subject to the decision
of the Democratic voters as expressed at
the primaries to be held September 20, 1927.
amee——e lp eee.
Scenic’s Coming Attractions.
You all enjoyed “Charlie Murray”
and “Chester Conklin” in McFaddin’s
Flats and that’s the kind of high class
entertainment we have in store for
you. These photoplays are shown to
you long before Philadelphia, Pitts-
burgh, Altoona and Harrisburg, and
come from the best producers in the
entire picture world. Our attractions
are not mis-represented to you in any
way and when we brag or boast of a
banner production we certainly have
it. Of course from time to time we
are forced to raise an admission to
35¢c., but we find that our patrons do
not resent this when they see “a Bet-
ter Class Photoplay” such as you will
find on the screen at the Scenic. For
your approval we offer you the follow-
ing program and honestly say that
every photoplay has a star or two
whom you all know well and is pro-
duced by the greatest companies in the
This Friday and Saturday—Para-
mount presents “Paradise For Two”
with “Richard Dix” and Betty Bron-
son. A great show.
Monday and Tuesday—First Nation-
al presents, “An Affair of the Follies”,
with “Lewis Stone”, “Billie Dove”,
Lloyd Hughes and Malcom McGreg-
ory”. A greater show.
Wednesday and Thursday—Para-
mount presents “IT”, Elinor Glyn’s
great book with “Clara Bow” and
“Antonio Moreno”. The last word in
Next Froday and Saturday—Metro
Goldwyn presents “The Gay Deceiv-
er”, with “Lew Cody” “Marceline
Day” and “Carmel Meyers.” This is
one of the new 1926-27 pictures which
we have under contract. The admission
will be 10c and 25¢ on all the above ex-
cept “IT” which will be 15¢ and 35¢
and goodness knows IT is worth IT.
More next week.
Lock Haven Minister Talks at Kiwanis
Owing to the continued absence of
W. Harrison Walker because of illness
vice president Jas. R. Hughes presided
at the Tuesday luncheon of the Kiwan-
is club, held at the Brockerhoff house.
After prayer by Rev. Thompson Mr.
Hughes announced the sudden death of
Kiwanian Wion’s mother and stated
further that a cable message had been
sent to the son Harry, at Melbourne,
Australia, on Monday afternoon and a
reply received by nine o’clock Tuesday
morning, which was considered re-
markable service for the cable com-
Guests of the evening included Mr.
Weiser, of State College; Mr. Sells,
of Lewistown; ’Squire Hancock, of
Philipsburg; Mr. John Underwood, of
Pottsville, and Rev. Dr. Parkhill, pas-
tor of the Presbyterian church, Lock
Haven. The latter was the speaker of
the evening and presented a number
of good thoughts for Kiwanians to
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Walter A. Dreibelbis, of State Col-
lege, and Verda M. Judy, of Penna.
James H. Pfoust and Madeline R.
Harpster, both of Penna. Furnace.
Murray J. Mitchell, of Clearfield,
and Vera L. Hummel, of Blue Ball,
Rufus H. Smith and Myra L. Solt,
both of Millheim.
Frank Wion, passed away very unex-
pectedly at her home in Bush’s Addi-
tion, on Monday morning. For some
time past she had been troubled with
attacks of acute indigestion but felt
as well as usual on Monday morning.
She did the family washing and later
went upstairs to her room to rest be-
fore preparing dinner. Her step-
father, Solomon Poorman, had gone
over to the Mrs. David Miller store
and when he returned home was sur-
prised to find that no preparations had
been made for dinner and Mrs. Wion
was not in the lower part of the house.
He went upstairs to her room and
found her lifeless form lying on the
bed. A victim of a heart attack she
had evidently passed away peacefully
Mrs. Wion was a daughter of Henry
and Catherine Poorman Garbrick and
was born in Benner twnship on July
9th, 1862, hence was in her 65th year.
Her father died when she was quite
young and later her mother married
Solomon Poorman. On Novgmber
28th, 1882, she married Frank Wion
and all their married life was spent in
close proximity to Bellefonte. She
was a member of the Lutheran church
for many years and a regular attend-
ant. In addition to her husband she
is survived by two sons, Willis E., of
Bellefonte, and George Harry, in Aus-
tralia. She also leaves one brother,
George Garbrick, in California; her
step-father, Solomon Poorman, and
two step-brothers, Ira M. Poorman, of
Brooklyn, N. Y., and Edward B., of
Funeral services were held at her
late home at two o'clock yesterday
afternoon by Rev. Clarence E. Arnold,
burial being made in the Union ceme-
HARRISON.—Mrs. Laura E. Har-
rison, wife of Robert Bruce Harrison,
passed away at her home at Boalsburg
on Sunday morning following ten days
illness. She was stricken on Febru-
ary 4th as the hesult of uraemic poi-
soning and later developed an abscess
on the brain which caused her death.
Her maiden name was Laurg E.
Hook and she was born in Harris
township about sixty-one years ago.
The greater part of her life was spent
in Boalsburg though the family lived
for a few years at Jersey Shore and
also State College. She was a mem-
ber of the Reformed church and not
only a good christian woman but one
whose lovely character and sunshiny
nature made her beloved by all who
had the good fortune. to know her. She
is survived by her husband and one
daughter, Miss Rhoda, at home. She
also leaves one sister, Mrs. Nannie
Coxey, of Boalsburg.
Funeral services were held at her
late home at 10 o’clock on Wednesday
morning by her pastor, Rev. W. W.
Moyer, burial being made in the
SHULTZ.—Harry C. Shultz, of
Lock Haven, died in the Jefferson hos-
pital, Philadelphia, on Sunday night,
five weeks undergoing treatment for
He was a son of Mr. and Mrs. D. E.
Shultz and was born at Curtin, Cen-
tre county, forty-five years ago. He
had been a resident of Lock Haven
the past four years, being employed
by the American Aniline Products
company. He is survived by his wife
and nine children, Mrs. Nevin Long,
of Mill Hall; Charles, Eugene, Donald,
Erma, Emily, Martha, Lila and Gret-
na, at home. He also leaves his par-
ents and the following brothers and
sisters: Charles Shultz, of Bellefonte;
Frank and James, of Curtin; Mus.
Nora Adams, of Pitcairn; Mrs. Mary
Shay, of Milesburg; Mrs. Charles
Stanley, of Lock Haven, and Mrs.
George Bowmaster, of Mill Hall.
Funeral services were held at his
late home in Lock Haven, last Thurs-
day, by Rev. J. Merrill Williams, after
which the remains were taken to Cur-
tin for burial.
BYRON. James Byron, a well
known miner, of Philipsburg, died in
the Philipsburg hospital on Wednes-
day of last week as the result of in-
juries sustained in a fall of rock in
the Guion mine on Tuesday morning.
He was a native of England, hav-
ing been born at St. Helens on Decem-
ber 13th, 1868, hence was in his 59th
year. With his parents and other
members of the family he came to this
country in 1882 and located in Philips-
burg and that had been his home ever
since. He married Miss Alice Fen-
ton who survives with the following
children: Mrs. Alonzo Newman, James
and Robert Byron, Mrs. Sydney Ellis,
all of Philipsburg, and Miss Beverly,
at home. He also leaves four broth-
ers and two sisters, one of the broth-
ers being justice of the peace Thomas
Byron, of Philipsburg.
Funeral services were held in the
Methodist church, in Philipsburg, at
two o'clock on Saturday afternoon, by
Rev. S. B. Evans, burial being made
in the Philipsburg cemetery.
RUNES. Mrs. Mary Mapes Kunes,
widow of the late Daniel B. Kunes, of
Liberty township, dropped dead in the
summer kitchen of her home at
Blanchard, last Friday evening. She
had been in apparently good health
during the afternoon and failing to see
her around in the evening neighbors
investigated and found her dead body
in the summer kitchen. - Her only
survivors are one daughter, Mrs. Jose-
phine Dyer, of Blanchard, and a
brother, Jackson Mapes, of Detroit,
Mich. Burial was made on Monday
in the Disciple cemetery.
| Rev. C. C. Shuey, burial being made
- Zion Hill e .
February 6th, where he had been for | ion Hill cemetery
WEAGLEY.—James A. Weagley,
for many years a well known resident
of Bellefonte, died at the Centre Coun-
ty hospital on Thursday night of last
week following nine months illness
with heart trouble and other compli-
He was a son of Aleck and Cather-
ine Weagley and was born in Penns- |
valley sixty-eight years ago. His early
life was spent in the vicinity of his
birth but many years ago he located in
Bellefonte and this had been his home
ever since. Prior to his last illness
he was employed at the Federal Match
company plant. In 1881 he married
Miss Catherine Decker, of Decker’s
valley, who survives with one son and
one daughter, Ira, of Williamsport,
and Mrs. Shem Hackenburg, of Smull-
ton. He also leaves one brother and a
sister, George Weagley, of Spring
Mills, and Mrs. S. E. Greninger, of
Funeral services were held in the
Methodist church on Sunday afternoor.
by Rev. Homer C. Knox, assisted by
in the Union cemetery.
REED— . Edward Reed, a well
known resident of Ferguson township,
died last Saturday, following a few
days illness with pneumonia. He was
a son of David and Susan Johnston-
baugh Reed and was born on the well
known Reed farm east of Pine Grove
Mills on May 10th, 1865, hence was in
his 62nd year. As a young man he
learned the trade of a brick-layer
which he followed for many years,
later engaging in the lumbering busi-
ness. A splendid citizen in every way,
he always had a glad hand and cheer-
ing word for both friend and stranger.
He was a member of the Presbyterian
church and in politics a Republican.
He never married but kept the
home fires burning for his step-
mother, Mrs. Maria Reed. His sur-
vivors include three brothers, Elmer
and James I., of Pine Grove Mills, and
George, on the old home farm. Fun-
eral services were held at his late
home at two o’clock on Monday after-
noon by Rev. J. S. English, burial be-
ing made in the new cemetery at Pine
Lumberman Crushed to Death by Fall-
Jack Weaver, a lumberman employ-
ed on a job in the mountains near
Colyer, was crushed to death by a
falling tree, last Wednesday after-
noon. A number of men were working
on the job and Weaver cut down a
huge oak tree which was quite erook-
ed. As the hump on it hit the
ground the base of the tree was |
thrown into the air and around against
Weaver, striking him full force on
the chest and injuring him so badly
that he died an hour later.
Mr. Weaver was sixty-seven years
ola and is survived by his wife and
three children, Wallace, Harry and
Arvilla, all married. Funeral services
were held at his home on Saturday
morning, burial being made in the
Paint Fumes Kill Snakes.
The big Texas bull snake, used as a
rat catcher in the nature study de- |
partment at State College, is dead as
well as another reptilean specimen and
Dr. George R. Green, head of the de-
partment, ascribes their death to paint
fumes. Up to a week ago the snakes
were as lively and healthy as ever.
then painters freshened up the corri-
dors of Old Main with a new coat of
The nature study museum is on the
fourth floor and paint fumes were
unusually strong there. The result was
the death of two of the snakes. None
of the other reptiles suffered from the
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——The county commissioners have
authorized the holding of a special
election in Port Matilda and Worth
township on Tuesday, March 22nd, for
the purpose of increasing the indebt-
edness almost $15,000, the money 1o
be used for school building purposes:
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——During 1926 almost one million
people visited the State forests. Of
this vast number the Moshannon for-
est distret, in Centre and Clearfield
counties, led with 200,500, while the
Logan forest district in the Seven
mountains was second with 159,250,
Dr. H. H. Longwell, of Williams- |
port, was in Centre Hall on Tuesday. |
Mr. and Mrs. C. N. Kryder, of Wil-
liamsport, spent a day in Centre Hall
“Richard Michael Forbes” is ihe
name given to a recent arrival in Wil-
liamsport, and he is a grandson of
Rev. M. S. Derstine, a brother of Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Gelin, of
Greensburg, were visitors in this sec-
tion over Sunday, having come here
to attend the funeral of Mrs. Gelin’s
uncle, Jack Weaver.
Miss Ethel McClenahan entertained
her classmates, the Sophomores, at
the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
-UdA3 Agpuop uo ‘uByBUL[ DOIN Airey
ing, St. Valentine's day.
D. W. Bradford recently sold the
lot adjoining his own on the south to
C. A. Miller, of Colyer. Mr. Miller
will begin the erection of a dwelling
as soon as the weather permits.
The members of the Centre Hall
High school Senior class and their in-
structor were entertained by the Bar-
tholomew family on Wednesday even-
ing. A very excellent dinner was
served to them at the Homan restau-
rant; after which the evening was
spent in playing games.
Wm. Hines moved his family to |
Howard last Thursday.
Miss Margaret Keller spent Sunday at this place.
with friends in Altoona.
A. M. Kerstetter and Harry Ecken- State College, spent Sunday at the
roth are each driving a new Pontiac | Edward Zong home.
Our community was sorry to hear tained a number of young people at a
of the death of Mrs. Bruce Harrison, ' party at their home Friday evening.
Mrs. Edna Noll is visiting in Phila- , and Dona, of Altoona, spent several
delphia with her two brothers and days as guests of the Ross Lowder
Mrs. Moyer, of Huntingdon, spent
last week with her daughter-in-law,
Mrs. Blanche Moyer.
Mrs. Wm. Lender, of Punxsutawney,
is visiting at the home of her brother,
Frank Irvin and family.
Miss Emeline Noll, of Philadelphia,
was a week-end visitor at the home
of her father, W H. Noll.
Harry McClincy returned home on
Monday after spending ten weeks with
his daughter in Coraopolis.
Mrs. W. D. Herman entertained the
| steam heat. Inquire of F. P. Blair.
members of her bridge club, at her
home Saturday afternoon.
Mrs. Maurice Mulfinger has been
quite ill the past week. We hope she
may have a speedy recovery.
Mrs. Ray Williams and little son, |
of Bradford, were visitors here last
week, with Mrs. Williams’ parents.
A kitchen shower was held for Mrs.
Harrison Tressler, last Thursday even-
ing, at the home of her sister, Mrs.
~ Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Robinson, of
Scranton, were week-end visitors with
the former’s parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. C. K. Stitzer and three :
children, Dorothy, Phylis and Harold,
and Thomas Williams, spent Sunday
at he home of Rev. Young, of Liver-
George E. Meyer’s new residence is
David Rimmey of Pleasant Gap, was
a visitor in town recently.
D. W. Meyer spent part of last week
at his home on West Main St.
Miss Anna Sweeny is visiting her
aunt, Mrs. Elizabeth Jacobs, in Cen-
Mrs. John Fisher, of Bellefonte, vis-
ited her mother, Mrs. George Kaup,
James and Elizabeth Gilliland are
visiting their grandparents, Mr. and
Mrs. Alfred Lee.
Miss Anna Mary Hess came home
from Bloomsburg Normal for a short
visit with her parents.
Contractor Wm. Stover is making
some improvements on the interior of
the Keller home, on Main St.
Misses Elizabeth and Loraine
Meyer, of Newark, N. J., spent several
days among friends in town.
Frank M. Hosterman, a member. of
the mid-year graduating class at Penn
State, is spending some time‘with his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hoster- |:
Among the over Sunday visitors in
town who attended the services in the
Lutheran church were Rev. Dr. Wag-
ner, of Hazleton; Mr. and Mrs. S. H.
Hey, Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Royer, of
Bellefonte; Mr. and Mrs. Ira Hess,
Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Felty, Mrs. Meek
and Miss Rose Meek, Mrs. J. P. Wag-
ner, Mrs. Harry Shugerts and daugh-
ter, and a friend, and Cyrus Wagner,
of Altoona; P. S. and John Dale, Mrs.
Mary Miller, Mrs. Harry Lonebarger,
Mr. and Mrs. Luther Zerby, of State
College; Mr. and Mrs. Clement G. Dale
and Lee Smeltzer, of Pleasant Gap;
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Musser and
daughter, of Pennsylvania Furnace;
Mr. and Mrs. George Bohn, Mrs. Geo.
Mitchell and son, of Lemont.
Ralph Orr was a Sunday caller at
the Joseph Neff home.
William Weaver had a radio install-
ed in his home last week.
Chicken pox and grippe are still
raging in our community.
Mrs. George Ertley and son Deimer
were callers at the William Weaver
‘home on Friday.
Those on the sick list are Mrs.
David Long, Mrs. Matthew Conaway,
Mrs. Lulu Aley, Mrs. Luella Deitz and
T. P. Beightol.
Mrs. Mary Dietz was on the sick
list a few days, but is back at work
again. She is now employed at the
shirt factory at Howard.
The Ladies Aid society met at the
home of Mrs. William Dixson, last
Saturday evening. The next meeting
will be held the evening of March 5th,
at the home of Mrs. John Condo.
Mrs. W. J. Smith and sons, Wesley
and Paul, spent a day in Bellefonte
Miss Mary Wiley, primary teacher,
spent the week-end with her parents
Mrs. Jacob Harter had as guests,
Sunday, her daughter-in-law, Mus.
Ezra Harter and family, of Altoona.
Mr. and Mrs. Geo McCormick and
children, of Potters Mills, were guests,
Sunday, of Mrs. McCormick’s parents,
Mr. and Mrs. E. G. Mingle.
C. Earl Bell, Mrs. C. C. Bell and
Mrs. F. B. Patton motored over from
Huntingdon, Sunday, and spent sever-
al Sours with Mr. and Mrs. Thomas
Mrs. J. M. Stover, her mother, Mrs.
Houseworth, and Robt. Stover, accom-
panied by Miss Musser, of Coburn,
spent Sunday with relatives in the
vicinity of Selinsgrove.
ST. JOHN'S LUTHERAN CHURCH,
9.30 a. m. Sunday school. 10.45 a.
m. Morning service; Sermon: “I Am
The Resurrection And The Life.” 7.30
p. m. Evening service; “Making a Bad
Clarence E. Arnold, pastor.
Lester Smith, of Altoona, was a
| week-end visitor at the Wagner hoc
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Zong and son, of
| Mr. and Mrs. Ross Lowder enter-
| Mrs. Gramley and daughters, Grace
! Mr. and Mrs. John B. Wert and
| family, of Tusseyville; Mr. J. S. Dale,
of State College, and Miss Marguerite
| Schenck, of Boalsburg, were guests at
| the L. K. Dale home Thursday even- |
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Lithiated Buchu cleanses the bladder as
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C. M. Parrish’s drug store. Keller Labor-
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