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Bellefonte, Pa., September 9, 1927.
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JUNIOR FARMERS IN
Camp at Grange Park, Last Week, a
The forty-four members of the
Junior Farmers’ association of Centre
county had a big time at the Grange
encampment, at Grange park, last
week. They opened their camp on
Saturday, August 27th, and on Mon-
day proved one of the chief amuse-
ment features at the picnic, playing
three ball games during the day. In
the morning they defeated the Bea-
vertown boys’ band team by the score
of 4 to 2. In the afternoon the west
section defeated the east 4 to 2 and in
the evening Centre Hall was defeated
2 to 0.
On Tuesday morning the boys were
given instruction in judging livestock
and in the afternoon they played two
more ball games, defeating Houser-
ville 7 to 1 and losing to Centre Hall
5 to 6.
Wednesday morning they took part
in the regular livestock judging con-
tests, passing upon hogs and cattle.
Five prizes were awarded as follows:
Kenneth Wert, Centre Hall, $12.00;
John Stover, Woodward, $8.00; Clay
Jones, Bellefonte, $5.00; Russell Col-
yer, Centre Hall, $3.00 and Orvis
Hosterman, Aaronsburg, $2.00. In ad-
dition each boy received a large rib-
bon for placing:
The same morning the Spring Mills
vocational boys gave a demonstration
in poultry culling, the Boalsburg voca-
tional class. gave a demonstration in
seed corn judging, and a third group
gave a demonstration on grading and
packing eggs. Spring Mills was
awarded first place and a prize of
$5.00, and the junior farmer team
second place and a prize of $2.50. At
noon, on Wednesday, the boys enter-
tained twenty-two members of the G.
A. R. at dinner, the boys acting as
cooks and waiters. .
On Thursday the boys were given a
free day to spend as they saw fit at
the picnic and on Friday morning they
broke camp and returned home.
County vocational supervisor John B.
Payne had charge of the camp and the
list of those attending was as follows:
Bellefonte—Jack Bathgate, Nevin H.
Bartley, Ray Cerman, Gerald Tressler,
Paul Kerstetter, Wilbur Kerstetter, John
Lutz, Perry Patterson, Donald Grove,
James Biddle, Ralph Poorman, Archie Al-
lison, Allen Weaver and Clay Jones.
PBoalsburg—Fred Bohn, Nevin Fisher,
Aaronsburg—Carl Beahm, Orvis Hoster-
Centre Hall—John Wert, Bud Coldren,
Eugene Colyer, Russell Colyer, Henry
Blauser, Kenneth Wert.
Howard—William Robb, Max Confer,
Paul Pletcher, Dennison Confer, Harry
Bechdel, Thomas Butler, Richard Schenck.
Pennsylvania Furnace—Warren Bailey,
Port Matilda—Ralph Weaver.
Pine, Grove Mills—Raymond
Edward Weaver. :
State College—Donald Hartsock,
Kline, Montgomery Hubler,
Academy will Open Next Monday.
The Bellefonte Academy will open
for the fall session on Monday, Sep-
tember 12th. Day pupils will please
report for classification on Tuesday,
September 13th. The attendance at
this historic school will be unusually
large this year and a strong and ex-
perienced corps of ten teachers will
be on hand to aid headmaster James
R. Hughes in making it a banner year.
A large number of football men
from last year’s squad, and an unusu-
ally large number of new star candi-
dates have arrived from different sec-
tions of the country, who will endeav-
or to land another national “Prep”
school championship. Coach Magee is
delighted with the material at his dis-
posal and anticipates a very success-
ful football season.
Young People at Convention.
Young people of the county will be
largely responsible for the evening
program of the county convention of
the Woman’s Christian Temperance
Union, which will meet at Port Ma-
tilda on the 15th of September, Thurs-
day. Miss Fay Bradford, of Centre
Hall, will speak for the young peo-
ples’ band. A declamatory contest
will be held, with contestants from
Pleasant Gap, Unionville, State Col-
lege, Wingate and Blanchard. Port
Matilda young people will present an
amusing one-act play—*“Mrs. Smith
Finds Out the Truth.” The public is
———Sheriff Shearer recently lost
his pocketbook which contained no
money but a number of rings, and he
is quite anxious to get it back.
ADAMS.—Mrs. Ann Elizabeth
Adams, wife of J. W. Adams, died at
her home in Huntingdon, on Saturday,
following a prolonged illness with a
complication of diseases. She was a
daughter of Abraham and Elizabeth
Hull and was born at Aaronsburg
eighty-five years ago. In 1886 she
married John W. Adams, of Millheim,
and for thirty years or more they
made that place their home. Twenty-
five years ago they moved to Hunt-
ingdon where they have since resided.
In addition to her aged husband she
is survived by two daughters, Mrs. R.
Allison Miller, of Huntingdon, and
Mrs. Helen Holder, at home. She al-
so leaves two brothers and one sis-
ter, Thomas Hull, of Aaronsburg; D.
R. K. Hull, of Mitchell, South Dakota,
and Mrs. Ellen Geary, of Millheim.
Funeral services were held at her
late home at Huntingdon, on Monday,
by Rev. R. P. Daubenspeck, burial be-
ing made in the Riverside cemetery,
FORGEUS.—Rev. S. F. Forgeus, a
Civil war veteran and for thirty-sev-
en years chaplain at the Huntingdon
reformatory, died at his home in
Huntingdon on Thursday of last week
as the result of general debility.
He was a native of Chester county
and was, 82 years old. He served
three enlistments during the Civil
war, first as a member of the 134th
Penna. volunteers, then the 3rd Penna.
calvary and finally as first lieutenant
and adjutant in a negro regiment.
Following the war he entered the
ministry and located in Blair county.
When the Huntingdon reformatory
was built in 1888 he was appointed
chaplain and served until 1925. Rev.
Forgeus was an ardent G. A. R. man
and almost every year attended the
annual reunions of the Centre county
veteran club. He was chaplain of the
State organization Grand Army of the
Republic. Burial was made at Hunt-
ingdon last Saturday afternoon.
IRWIN.—John Boyer Irwin, a resi-
dent of Milesburg during the past
six years, died at the Altoona hos-
pital, on Sunday morning, following
an illness of several months. He was
7 years old and was a native of Blair
county. He formerly lived in Altoona
and worked in the boiler shop of the
Pennsylvania railroad until injured
sixteen years ago. Six years ago he
moved to Milesburg where he lived
until taken to the Altoona hospital for
treatment. He is survived by his wife
and two brothers, both of Blair coun-
ty. Burial was made in the Rose Hill
cemetery, Altoona, on Tuesday after-
Mr. Frank L. Wetzler Anxious to
Train Another Boys’ Band.
Frank L. Wetzler, of Milesburg, is
again anxious to organize and train
another hoys’ band, and would like to
heay from boys who would like to be-
come members. Quite a number of
boys in Bellefonte and Milesburg
either possess or can have the use of
a band instrument of some kind and
preference will naturally be given
such boys, as Mr. Wetzel does not
have “all the instruments in a band.”
Boys fourteen years of age and under
are the ones desired.
Mr. Wetzler’s ability as a band man
is so well known in Bellefonte that it
is almost superfluous to call atten-
tion to his record. Twenty years or
more ago he organized his first boys’
band and within a year it had attained
unusual prominence throughout the
central part of the State. But boys
will grow up and eventually his band
were all young men. !
Then he organized a girls band and
most everybody hereabouts have
vivid mental pictures of his girls lead-
ing the parade of every squad of sol-
diers that left Bellefonte for service
in the World war. But girls also
grow up and marry and in a few years
his girls had scattered to their own
firedide. : Then he trained another
boys band and now he is ready to
tackle another one.
Any boy fourteen years of age and
under who can acquire or have access
to a band instrument should make it
his business as soon as possible to see
Mr. Wetzler, if he desires to become
a2 member of this new boys’ band.
Clearfield Legion Band to
American Legion in France.
The band of the John Lewis Shade
post, No. 6, of Clearfield, has been
delegated as the official band to head
the Pennsylvania delegation of more
than a thousand members at the
league convention in Paris, France.
The thirty-nine members of the
band, in charge of Oscar Schaeffer
director, left Clearfield on Tuesday
night for New York city, with J.
Mitchell Chase, former State Com-
mander, whence they sailed for
France yesterday afternoon on the
Tuscania. The band will lead the
State Legionaires in all parades in
France and also play at the memorial
services to be held at Suresnes ceme-
tery, where most of the Pennsylva-
nians who lost their lives are buried.
——The Bellefonte public schools
opened on Tuesday with a full corps
of teachers and 1060 pupils. Regis-
tered in the High school are 181 boys
and 232 girls. In the grades of the
Allegheny street building are 155
boys and 179 girls and at the brick
building are 164 boys and 149 girls.
All told there are 500 boys and 560
——Roy Witmer is erecting a
large concrete building at the rear of
his High street property. It is de-
signed for motor storage.
Houdini Dead, Wilkins Lives.
Wilkins, the clever ex-medium, is
coming to Bellefonte Thursday even-
ing, September 15th, where, at 8
o'clock in the evening, he will expose
spiritualism in the Methodist church.
Dr. W. E. Biederwolf, the noted
Presbyterian evangelist, says that |
George Lec Wilkine is greater than!
Houdini. Wilkins says spiritism is a |
fake and a fraua. He should know
for he is an ex-medium, who was |
rated as one of their cleverest, es- |
pecially as a slate writer. |
In his expose of spiritism Wilkins |
uses on the platform paraphernalia |
worth $5000 by aid of which he puts |
cn celebrated seances of famons|
mediums, and exposes their clever |
tricks. Wilkins challenges any spirit |
medium to put on any seance that he
cannot explain naturally and scientif- |
Here is a chance of a life time to
see a famous magician at work, and
to learn what a consummate fraud
has been perpetrated upon the Ameri-
can people. All mediums are invited.
If you want to see some real fun go
Miss Mary Parrish gave a
party to a few of her young friends,
at her home in the Parrish block, on
Tuesday evening; it being preliminary
to her return to school in Philadel-
Charles Hosterman, of Greensburg,
spent the week-end with his parents.
Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Folks and two
sons, of Covington, Va., are guests of
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Reitz.
Miss Maude Houtz, of Bellefonte,
visited at the home of her grandmoth-
er, Mrs. E. E. Brown, last week.
Rev. and Mrs. W. J. Wagner are en-
tertaining their son, Rev. John H.
Wagner and family, of Garritson
Beach, N. Y.
Mr. and Mrs. Baker-and the Mis fpprches
Anna and Margaret Groh, of Carlisle,
spent Sunday and Monday among
friends in town.
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Weber, their
son Edward and daughter, Miss Alice,
of Huntingdon, were week end guests
of S. E. and Miss Annie Weber.
Mrs. Henry Reitz and son, Fred,
and Mrs. Robert Reitz, visited among
friends in Shamokin, Gordon and Sun-
bury from Saturday until Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Fisher and
son Charles returned to their home in
Danville, Monday, after a three
month’s vacation at the Fisher home.
Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Stover, of Yeag-
ertown, attended Harvest Home serv-
ices in the Reformed church, on Sun-
day morning, and spent the remainder
of the day calling on friends.
Mr. and Mrs. John Felty and child-
ren, Roy, Harold and Paul Coxey and
families, Mr. and Mrs. John Stover
and Charles Faxon, of Altoona, were
over Sunday visitors in town.
Rev. John H. Wagner will preach in
the Lutheran church on Sunday, at
10:30, at the Harvest Home service.
Prof. O. F. Smith and family re-
turned, Friday night, from a month’s
visit among friends in Maine.
Mr. and Mrs. Bender, of Wilkes-
Barre, arrived in town, last week, and
are occupying Miss Anna Dale’s home.
Mr. Bender has been elected principal
of the town schools; Mr. Fereby, as-
sistant principal; Mr. Samuel Ross,
eighth grade; Mrs. Slick, grammar,
and Miss Marion Dale, primary. The
school opened Tuesday with a large
tee rss fermen seen.
SATURDAY SEP. 17, at 1:30 p. m. at resi-
dence of Mrs. Emily Worrick, N. Thom-
as St., Bellefonte,, all kinds of house-
hold furniture and real estate. S. H.
Hoy, Auctioneer. 35-2t
OR RENT.—A five room house on the
Clayton Brown property, corner of
Spring and Bishop streets, Belle-
HERIFF'S SALE.—By virtue of a
writ of Fiera Facias issued out of
the Court of Common Pleas of
Centre county, to me directed, will be ex-
posed to public sale at the court house in
the Borough of Bellefonte on
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 1927,
the following property:
All that certain messuage, tenement and
tract of land situate in the Borough of
State College, Centre County, Pennsyl-
Yani bounded and described as follows,
STARTING at an Iron Pin, located on
the North side of Prospect Avenue, 51 feet
East of Apple Alley; thence North 33 de-
grees East 51 feet along Prospect Avenue
to lot No. 47. thence West 57 degrees West
149 feet to Chestnut Alley; thence South
33 degres West 51 feet along Chestnut Al-
ley to lot No. 45; thence South 57 degrees
East 149 feet to the place of beginning.
THEREON ERECTED a double frame
dwelling, being lot No. 46 on the plot pre-
bored by H. B. Shattuck for John Hamil-
Seized, taken in execution and to be sold
as the property of Fannie E. Boeger and
Paul C. Boeger.
Sale to commence at 1:30 o'clock p. m.
of said day.
BE. R. TAYLOR, Sheriff
Sheriff’s Office, Bellefonte, Pa.,
September Tth, 1927 72-35-3¢. !
ALL-STAR COMPANY IN
MILLION DOLLAR FILM.
Ronald Colman Heads Cast of Two
Thousand in “Beau Geste.”
One of the most carefully selected
motion picture casts and one that con-
tains many “big” names, has been
brought together for “Beau Geste,”
Paramount’s most important screen
undertaking which comes to the Scen-
ic on next Monday, Tuesday and
Ronald Colman plays the title role,
that of Michael or “Beau”, the eldest
of the three young brother English
aristocrats who sacrifice all for each
other. Neil Hamilton is the second
brother, “Digby,” and Ralph Forbes,
playing his first screen role in Amer-
ica, the youngest, “John.”
Alice Joyce, one of the screen’s most
beautiful women, and Mary Brian, are
the two—and the only two—principal
Noah Beery was assigned to what
critics declare to be one of the finest
character roles in the history of mo-
tion pictures, that of the brave, bru-
tal sergeant of the French Foreign
Legion with whom the three brothers
go to the Sahara Desert to appear in
one of the strangest, most dramatic
and tragic of real life exploits.
Of scarcely less importance are the
roles played by Norman Trevor, a
major in the Legion, and William
Powell, George Rigas, Victor McLag-
lan, Bernard Seigel and Donald Stuart
las enlisted men.
Four of the most important child
screen parts of the year are enacted
by Maurice Murphy, Philippe de
Lacy and Micky McBan, who por-
tray the three brothers in an early
sequence, and Betsy Ann Hisle, ap-
pearing as Mary Brian.
Herbert Brenon directed this huge
production for Paramount at an en-
campment of 2000 men on the desert,
southwest of Yuma, Arizona.
Major Percival Christopher Wren is
the author of “Beau Geste.” John
Russell and Herbert Brenon adapted
it for screen use and Paul Schofield
wrote the continuity.
Matinees daily 2 p. m. Admission
25 and 50 c. Be sure and see it from
the beginning. Feature on at 6.15 and
HERIFI'S SALE.—By virtue of Sun-
dry writs of Fieri Facias issued
out of the Court of Common Pleas
of Centre County, to me directed, will be
exposed to public sale at the Court House | Su
in the Borough of Bellefonte on
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 1827.
The Following Property:
All that certain tract of land situate in
Curtin Township, Centre County, Penna.
bounded and described as follows, to-wit:
Beginning at a post on line of lands of
Hiram Young and land in right of Thomas
Grant, thence by last mentioned tract
North 17 degrees Kast 160 perches to
stones; thence North 84 degrees West 64
io Dogwood ; thence South
degrees West 82 perches to a
Chestnut Oak; thence South 74 degrees
Lingle—Kirby.—A wedding in which
many people in Centre county will be
interested was that of Walter Lingle,
a native Centre countian, and Miss
Marguerite Kirby, of Alvaton, Ken-
tucky, the ceremony having taken
place on August 19th, at the home of
J. Q. Kirby, at Bowling Green, Ky.,
Rev. T. J. Ham officiating.
The bride is a daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. A. M. Kirby and during the past
year has been teaching school at
Leitchfield, Ky. The bridegroom is a
son of Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Lingle, of
Lemont, Centre county, is a .gradu-
ate of State College, and now holds
the position of chemist for the Amer-
ican Rock Asphalt company, of
Leitchfield, Ky., where the young cou-
ple will make their home.
——The “Watchman” is the most
readable paper published. Try it.
a RA BE,
OR SALE.—Desirable house and lot at
Valley View. Inquire of J. M.
Keichline, Bellefonte. 72-34-2t*
OUSE FOR RENT, with all conven-
iences. Phone 104 R, west Curtin
St., Bellefonte. 72-34-4t
OR SALE OR RENT.—Residence and
garage at 203 east Linn St. Belle-
fonte. Inquire of
HUGH N. CRIDER,
112 So. Harvard Ave.
Ventnor, N. J.
XECUTOR’S NOTICE.—In the matter
of the estate of Mary Ellen Mec-
Quistion, late of the borough of
Bellefonte, Centre county, Pennsylvania.
The undersigned executor of the last will
and testament of said decedent hereby
notifies all persons having claims against
said estate to present them, properly au-
thenticated, for payment, and those know-
ing themselves indebted thereto to make
settlement of such indebtedness.
GEO. R. MEEK, Executor
72-30-6t Bellefonte, Pa.
C. M. PARRISH
For County Commissioner
will Appreciate your Vote and Influence
Tuesday September 20th, 1927
west 20 perches to a chestnut oak; thence |
South 14 degrees west 40 perches to stones;
thence South 37 degrees East 99 perches to
a fallen whiteoak; thence by land of
Hiram Young North 88 degrees East 60
perches to the place of beginning.
taining 117 acres, be the same more or
Being the same premises which John
Butler by his deed bearing date June 15th,
1918, and recorded in Centre County in
Deed Book No. 122, at page 267, granted
and conveyed unto James Butler.
The assessment as to the above tract of
land shows 97 acres timber land, 20 acres
clear and a total acrcage of 117 acres.
Seized, taken in execution and to be sold
as the property of James Butler.
Sale to commence at 11 o'clock a. m. of
Wy E. R. TAYLOR, Sheriff.
Sheriff’s Office, Bellefonte,
Pa., August 22ud, 1927.
Virginia Valli, George O’Brien in
“PAID TO LOVE”
Milton Sills in
Olive Borden in
“THE JOY GIRL”
Billie Dove in
“THE STOLEN BRIDE”
Return Showing of
Jack Mulhall, Charlie Murray in
“THE POOR NUT”
Johnny Hines in
“WHITE PANTS WILLIE”
WEDNESDAY and THURSDAY—
Harry Langdon in
“THERE'S A CROWD”
THURSDAY and FRIDAY—
Return Showing of Norma Talmadge
A AE RERERSSShShSeeen |
Charles P. Long
For Treasurer of Centre County
“Charley” is qualified for the position, and
of his business ability.
voters would do well by nominating a man
The South Side of Centre County certainly
is due your consideration.
Vote for Charles P. Long
For County Treasurer
Primary Election September 20
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