Democratic watchman. (Bellefonte, Pa.) 1855-1940, January 06, 1928, Image 8

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Bellefonte, Pa., January 6. 1928
—The week of prayer is being ob-
served in the various churches of
‘Bellefonte this week. a
—Furman Beyers was last wel
transferred from Tyrone to Belle-
fonte as baggage master and express
messenger on the Snow Shoe branch
.of the Pennsylvania railroad and
moved his family of a wife and small
son into the George Weaver home.
—Harry Mauck, who has charge of
the meat department in the Oriole
store in the Harter building, recently
purchased the J. I. Young property,
on north Thomas street, and moved
there from the Louis Hill property,
cn east Bishop street, on Wednesday
of last week. The Hill property has
‘been taken by John S. Fretz and fam-
ily, the new proprietor of the Scenic
—The receipts at the Bellefonte
‘postoffice during 1927 were sufficient
to place it in the rank as a first-class
«office, and it is quite possible that
when the next rating is made it will
‘be so classified. This will automatic-
:ally increase some of the salaries.
In this connection it might be stated
that both W. S. Chambers and John
W. Bair’s terms of service in the
post-office will expire during the year
and they will be retired on a pension.
—On Christmas day an innovation
-was made in the schedule of the local
freight on the Lewisburg division of
‘the Pennsylvania railroad, it being
run. on Sunday instead of Monday.
“The change was made to take care
.of .the milk cars at Centre Hall and
Coburn, During week days these cars
are picked up by the passenger train
and it was necessary to make pro-
-vision for hauling them on Sunday, so
until further notice local freight will
be run on Sundays and the crew will
have Mondays off.
—The Penn-Centre chapter Order
of DeMolay held a very interesting
meeting, on Friday night, in the asy-
Jum of Constans Commandery. Fif-
ty or ‘more members of the order and
visiting Masons were in attendance
and the initiatory and DeMolay de-
grees were conferred on a class of
nine ‘candidates, principally from
Philipsburg, Osceola Mills and State
College. The work was put on by the
chapter degree team and performed
in a very creditable manner. Follow-
ing the .ceremony a banquet was
served by caterer John Marks.
—On Tuesday morning of last
week, Isaac F. Heaton, who lives at.
State College and is engaged in haul- |
ing coal from Snow Shoe for indiv-
idual consumers, started on a trip to
‘Snow Shoe and at the Weaver cross-
ing beyond Milesburg he almost ran
‘headon into 'a moving freight train.
“To avoid hitting the train he swung
#o the left and his truck went over
‘the bank into Bald Eagle creek, land-
ing on its side. Mr. Heaton was able
to crawl out of the truck and make
his way. out of the creek and al-
ithough he suffered minor injuries was
riot. seriously hurt. The truck was not
greatly damaged.
"=A correspondent at State College
writes that the “Christmas services
at State College chapel, “Our Lady
of Victory,” was the most impressive
ceremony ever witnessed there. Mid-
night mass and Christmas carol, the
altar a brilliant glow of candles and
evergreens. The climax was the elo-
quent sermon delivered by the es-
teemed pastor on “The Birth of
Christ.” May he be with us many, |
Jnany years to come. His efforts for
twenty years have met with much
suecess, both spiritually and tempor-
ally. The chapel was filled to over-
flowing, both Catholics and non-Cath-
clics being in attendance.”
—Parofessor J. O. Keller, head of
the engineering extension department
:at the Pennsylvania State College,
will be one of three members of a fac-
-aulty chosen to take charge of an en-
gineering tour to the industrial coun-
tries of Europe next summer. Public
utility, industrial executives, engin-
eering students and instructors will
make the trip to England, Germany,
Belgium and France for the purpose
of studying industrial and commercial
conditions there. Professor Keller is
to give a series of lectures during the
tour. N. C. Miller, former head of the
Penn State engineering extension
division department, and now direct-
or at Rutgers University, will have
charge of the tour.
—Among the 300 teachers who en-
joyed the annual State education con-
‘vention at Lancaster on December 28
-and 29 were the following from Belle-
fomnte: County superintendent F.
Glenn Rogers, assistant county su-
- perintendent H. C. Rothrock, super-
‘~.vising principal Arthur H. Sloop,
principal Earl K. Stock, Mrs. D. B.
‘Henderson and Mrs. Krader. The
list of speakers included some of the
-most forward-looking of educators.
Centre county was not without its
share of honor in the affairs of the
convention. Pres. Hetzel, of State
College, was one of the principal
speakers. The retiring president, Dr.
George D. Robb, of Altoona, is a na-
tive of this county. County Supt.
Rogers was selected as one of the 23
elective representatives from the
house of delegates to the National
Educational convention, at Minneap-
olis next July. This honor is a high-
y coveted one and no less than 135
candidates made earnest endeavors to
secure election. Reading was select-
ed as the meeting place of the 1928
Oaths Administered in Open Court
Before Justice John W. Kephart
of the Supreme Court.
The induction into office of Judge
M. Ward Fleming and the new coun-
ty officials, on Monday, was made an
occasion of more than the usual cer-
emony incident thereto. Heretofore
incoming judges and officials had al-
most invariably been sworn in at
noon by the Recorder but Supreme
court justice John W. Kephart was
persuaded to come to Bellefonte to
administer the oath of office to Judge
Fleming and all the other officials
took advantage of his presence to be
sworn in in front of him in open
court, hence the event did not take
place until after one o’clock.
The court house looked as if be-
decked for a festive occasion instead
of one of considerable solemnity. Ten
huge baskets of flowers adorned the
rostrum and the auditorium was
crowded to the doors. The incoming
officials, just an even dozen of them,
occupied the seats in the jury box
while the attorneys were lined up on
chairs inside the railing. Seats inside
the enclosure were also reserved for
Mr. Fleming's family and friends. In-
cluded in the audience were Congress-
man J. Mitchell Chase, Senator Har-
ry B. Scott, Judge Roy Chase and
former Judge Singleton Bell, of
Clearfield, while former judges Ellis
L. Orvis and Arthur C. Dale, of Belle-
fonte were present.
Seated on the rostrum beside Jus-
tice Kephart were Judge Furst, on
the right and Judge Chase, on the
left. Court was opened by crier
Thomas Fleming after which Justice
Kephart requested prothonotary Wil-
kinson to administer the oath to the
county officials, which he did in the
following order, each one coming be-
fore the bar to take the oath:
Sheriff Harry E. Dunlap, Treasurer
Lyman L. Smith, Register Harry A.
| Rossman, Recorder Lloyd A. Stover,
County Commissioners H. M. Miles,
Newton I. Wilson and John S. Spear-
ly, Coroner W. R. Heaton, County
Auditors R. B. Musser, Samuel Holt-
er and O. J. Stover, County Survey-
or H. B. Shattuck and Prothonotary
S. Claude Herr. Mr. Wilkinson
promptly offered his seat to Mr. Herr
but Justice Kephart said “not yet; he
hasn’t signed the oath.” He then re-
marked to all the officials that they
would have to sign the oath or they
couldn’t draw their salaries. - = _
At the request of N. B. Spangler
_Esq., Justice Kephart granted W. L
| Fleming permission to appear before
the bar and read the commission is-
sued to his son by Governor Fisher
and immediately thereafter the
Judge-elect was escorted before the
bar by former Judge Ellis L. Orvis
and John Blanchard Esq. and the
solenin oath was administered by Jus-
tice Kephart. The new Judge was
then escorted to the rostrum and took
a seat behind the bar.
Judgé Furst welcomed Judge Flem-
ing to the bench in a brief speech, in
which he said: :
Judge Fleming, I extend t: you my
most, hearty and sincer: congratuia-
tions: upon your elevation to the
It has been my privilege and my
pleasure to know you intimately from
childhood. During the past fifteen or
twenty years we have transacted
many items of professional business
and it seems to me that I am in as
good a position as any one to say that
I know your charactér and makeup
as it. truly is. You are a man en-
dowed with an amiable disposition;
you are a man well qualified in the
iaw; you possess a tolerant mind
and an even temperament and are in
every way qualified to fill this high
and important position with honor to
the Commonwealth and credit to
I wish to say at this time that you
can always count on me to support
the Court in all things and to ful-
fill my duties to the Court, as I am
obligated to do as an officer of the
Court, but in the performance of this
duty I want you to know that I will
look on this performance of duty as
a distinct pleasure with you as the
Judge on the Bench. You will find
the duties of this high and honorable
position difficult. Some of the work
you will enjoy very much but some of
the duties will be trying and extreme-
ly burdensome.
The members of this Bar also know
you well and I am sure that they feel
the same confidence in you that I do
and that they know they can come
before this Bar of Justice and that
you will dispose of the business pre-
sented by them in an absolutely im-
partial and just manner. That you
will be independent of any outside in-
fluence of any kind and that you will
dispense justice contemperate with
There is one thing about this in-
stallation ceremony to which I wish
to call your particular attention and
that is the presence of the Honorable
Mr. Justice Kephart, a Justice of the
Supreme Court of the Commonwealth
of Pennsylvania, who has just ad-
ministered the oath of office to you
in his beautiful and impressive man-
ner. This is the first time in the his-
tory of Centre county that a new
Judge has been installed by a mem-
ber of the Supreme court and we feel
that his presence and service is a
distinct honor to Centre county and
adds dignity to this occasion. This
fact will be written on the pages of
history of this county for all time.
Judge Fleming spoke at some
length in reply to Judge Furst’s re-
marks and his address in full will be
found on the 6th page of the Watch-
At the conclusion of his remarks
Judge Fleming asked if any of the
attorneys had anything to present to
the court and no one responding court
adjourned and the new Judge was
kept busy for some time receiving the
congratulations of his friends. Later
he and Justice Kephart were guests
at the Brockerhoff house at a dinner
given by Senator Scott, at which six-
ty-five guests were present.
In retiring from the bench after a
brief period of nine months Judge
Furst carries with him the compli-
ments of his friends for a work well
dond. He was always prompt and
courteous and kept the work of the
courts as near up to date as possible,
but at that Judge Fleming will soon
find plenty to do.
As to the other officers, sheriff
Taylor turned over to sheriff Dunlap
2 family of ten prisoners to start in
with. The retiring county treasurer
turned over to his successor less than
thirty thousand dollars in cash. 8S.
Claude Herr, retiring clerk to the
county commissioners, turned over to
his successor a set of books up to
date with no unfinished business. Pro-
thonotary Roy Wilkinson will be busy
the next two or three weeks cleaning
up his unfinished work.
The new board of county auditors
organized on Monday soon after be-
ing sworn in and began their work of
auditing the county accounts.
Jury commissioners James S. Con-
do and H. W. Frantz are at work
filling the jury wheel for 1928, and in
a few days all the county offices will
be tunctioning about as usual.
On Tuesday Judge Fleming an-
nounced court appointments as fol-
Court crier, Thomas Fleming.
Court messenger, George J. Weav
er. ;
Tipstaves, Harry W. Flack, Thom-
as Shaughnessy, G. W. Rees and
James H. Rine, Bellefonte, and Cy-
rus Hunter, Stormstown.
Juvenile court officer, C. C. Shuey.
On Wednesday the court appoint-
ed Miss Rowena Crawshaw, stenog-
rapher and assistant court reporter at
a salary of $125 a month. No, ap-
pointment has so far been madé of
officiai court reporter but a rumor is
current that it will be Mr. Baines, of
The county commissioners have ap-
pointed Dr. Melvin Locke jail physi-
cian at a salary of $200 per year.
Mail Fiier Forced Down by Storm;
Found by Trappers.
Airmail pilot Harry G. Smith had
a rather terrifying experience on
Sunday night and Monday morning
and probably owes his life to two
wrappers, who found him in an aban-
doned cabin suffering acutely from
the cold weather.
Smith left Cleveland at 5:29 o’clock
on Sunday evening, bound for New
York. Eastbound he encountered a
strong gale but was able to hold his
course to Clarion. He was also re-
ported as having passed over Brévk-
ville, but the storm forced him doivn
and he landed in the woods near Me-
| dix Run, on the Clearfield-Elk coun-
ty line. Fortunately he was uninjured
but it was at night and he could not
find his way out of the woods, but he
came onto a deserted cabin and spent
the night there. On Monday niorn-
ing about ten. o’clock he was Zou in
the cabin by Walter Cable and James
Fox, trappers, who were looking
their trap lines.
Smith was half-frozen and building
a fire in the cabin he was thawed out
then taken to DuBois. A relief pilot
and plane waiting there secured the
mail and took it through to New
York. Smith’s plane was damaged
when he was forced down and was
later removed from the woods.
Smith reached Bellefonte on his
western trip on Saturday night and
was compelled to come down at the
Bellefonte field on account of the
storm. He left here Sunday morning
and flew to Cleveland and it was on
his return trip that he was foreed
down at Medix Run.
Public Health Nursing Service.
The public health nursing service
conducted by the Red Cross chapter
offers the report for November and
December as follows: :
Visits to or in behalf of cases num-
bered 109 and were made in the inter-
est of the prenatal, the infant, the
pre-school, the school child, communi-
cable disease prevention, and the care
of the sick.
In addition to the routine activities
one mental clinic was conducted in
the Red Cross office under the direc-
tion of the bureau of mental health.
One patient was accompanied to a
Assistance was also given Dr. Bar-
lett, medical inspector of schools,
with the examination of the children
of the town schools. .
The chapter was visited during the
month by Miss Helen Erskine, field
representative from national head-
quarters, who came in an advisory
capacity to Miss McCauley, and the
local work.
The local committee wishes to
thank Mrs. W. J. Emerick and Mus.
Forrest Tanner for substantial don-
ations of clothing to the loan closet.
Expenses for the two months were
$12.80, and deposits $19.25, with
statements to the American Lime and
Stone company and the Metropolitan
Life amounting to $30.50.
State College Bakeries Merge.
A merger of the two bakeries at
State College, the Harvey Bros. and
the State College bakery, took place
on January 1st, and in the future will
be located at the new plant of the
latter. The consolidated company has
applied for a charter of incorporation.
Now Up to New Council to Decide on
Borough Employees.
Every member of the old borough
council was present at the final meet-
ing held on Monday evening. There
were no verbal nor written communi-
The Street committee reported]
completing the wall and relaying of
pavement on south Water street, var-
ious repairs and the collection of
$21.00 from the sale of old iron.
The Water committee reported the
collection of $10 for rent of garage,
$93.58 on the 1924 water duplicate,
$173.13 on the 1925 and $126.87 on
the 1926. The committee also reported
receipt of quotations from the Worth-
ington Pump company for repairs to
the pump at the Phoenix station, the
cost being $421.50. The committee
was instructed to get the needed
parts as soon as possible. Mr. Cun-
ningham also stated that the borough
manager had cleaned up the 1924
water duplicate, counting out errors,
corrections, etc., and asked that he
be relieved of his bond on that dapli-
cate, which was granted.
The Finance committee requested
the renewal of notes aggregating
$16,700, and recommended that $2,-
000 be placed in the sinking fund,
which was authorized. ,
None of the other committees had
anything to report.
It was at this juncture that retir-
ing member John Fiekel, of the West
ward, submitted an ordinance pro-
viding for the repeal of an ordinance
passed in June, 1919; creating the po-
sition of borough manager. Mr.
Brouse asked for an explanation as
to why repeal was desired and Mr.
Emerick stated that a number of
councilmen were opposed to a contin-
uance of the borouga manager sys-
{ei as they believed it expensive and
not for the best interests of the bor-
ough. That they favored a return to
the system of a street commissioner.
Mr. Cunningham took exception to
Mr. Emerick’s explanation and was
emphatic in his defense of the bor-
ough manager system as well as the
borough manager personally. He also
maintained thet a reversion to the old
system will increase the expenses of
the borough, and they are now up to
the limit. The borough manager also
spoke in defense of himself and the
work he has done for the borough.
The discussion was quite warm, bor-
dering on the personal and continued
for more than half an hour before a
vote was finally demanded. On roll
call members Badger, Garbrick, Fck-
el, Emerick and Reynolds voted in
favor of passing ‘the ordinance and
Messrs. Brouse, Cunningham and
Flack against it, and the ordinance
was declared passed.
Bills amounting to $3880.56 were
approved for. payment, the minutes
were read and approved and the old
council adjourned sine die. =
Burgess Hard P. Harris was, pres-
ent and administered the: oath: of of-
fice to councilmen John S. Walker, of
the North ward; Harry Badger, Rob-
ert T. Kline and John Mignot, of the
South ward, and Myron M. Cobb, of
the West ward, as well as overseers
of the poor Alexander Morrison and
Thomas Fleming and borough audi-
| tor, D. A. Barlett.
Burgess Harris then called the new
council in session and asked for nom-
inations for President. Mr. Cunning-
ham nominated John S. Walker and
there being no other nominations he
was elected. Mr. Walker took the
chair and W. T. Kelly was elected sec-
retary without any opposition and
N. B. Spangler solicitor.
Nominations were then asked for
borough treasurer and Mr. Badger
nominated E. J. Gehret and Mr. Rey-
nolds, George Carpeneto. On roll call
Mr. Carpeneto received six votes and
Mr. Gehret two, the former being de-
clared elected.
The bonds of Alexander Morrison
and Thomas Fleming, overseers of
the poor, in the sum of $2,000 each,
were submitted for approval and re-
ferred to the Finance committee.
An application was received from
Harry Dukeman for election as chief
of police and one from Thomas How-
ley ‘as policeman, and were referred
to the Fire and Police committee.
An’ application was received from
W. E. Hurley for appointment as
street commissioner, but inasmuch as
there were no applications for the ap-
pointment as water superintendent
that of Mr. Hurley was referred to
the Street committee and the Water
committee was instructed to secure
applications for the appointment as
water superintendent by next meet-
ing night.
President Walker stated that until
he had time to make up the standing
committees for the ensuing two years
the old committees will continue to
Arthur B. Lee Barn Burned.
The large barn on the farm of
former sheriff Arthur B. Lee, below
Spring Mills, was totally destroyed
by fire, on Monday morning of last
week, the second barn to be burned
within three years. The farm is oc-
cupied by Clayton Poorman and ke
has no idea how the fire originated.
It started before daylight and the
crackling of the flames awakened
Mrs. Poorman. Three head of horses,
a calf and all the year’s crops were
burned but Mr. and Mrs. Poorman
managed to save ore horse and
twelve head of cattle. The barn and
contents were mostly covered by in-
Miss Margaret Cooney has been in New
York this week, having gone over Monday
for a short visit.
—Paul Miller was in Altoona for a part
of the winter vacation week, having gone
over to spend several days with Raymond
—Miss Margaret Brockerhoff returned to
Philadelphia on the twentieth of the
month, expecting to leave from there on
the thirty-first for the Pacific coast.
—Miss Anne Keichline accompanied Mr.
and Mrs. Butterworth, on their drive
back to Wilkinsburg, the day af-
ter Christmas, intending to spend several
weeks in Pittsburgh.
—Mr. and Mrs. Harry Badger, with
their daughter and son, Miss Anna and
Wilbur, drove to Apollo for the New
Year's day, spending it there as guests
of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Badger.
—Miss Helen Monsel, a registered
nurse, of Bryn Mawr, was in Bellefonte
for her winter vacation, being a guest
during her stay, of the Samuel Monsel
family, on east High street.
—Mrs. George Griffith and her small
son, George Jr., returned to their home
at Ebensburg, Tuesday, after a visit of
several days with the child's grandmoth-
er, Mrs. Stella Williams, at Howard.
—Miss Ruth Xulton, of Milesburg, who
was discharged from the Centre County
hospital the day after Christmas, recover-
ing from an appendicitis operation, re-
turned to the hospital Monday, for fur-
ther treatment. E
—Mr. and Mrs. Frank Godshall returned
Monday to their home in Camden, N. J.
after spending Christmas and the Holi-
day week here with Mrs. Godshall's par-
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Michael Lamb and
Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Baney.
—Mrs. Ebon Bower will go to New
York this week, for a ten days’ visit with
Mrs. Herbert Kerlin. Her sistér, Mrs.
Lenore Burd, of Millheim, who is spend-
ing the winter in Bellefonte with Mrs.
Bower, is arranging te visit with rela-
tives in Johnstown during Mrs. Bower's
—Mr. and Mrs. Earl Houck were week-
end business visitors to Warriors Mark.
Mr. and Mrs. Houck's Christmas visitors
included Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Nearhoff
and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Archey, of War-
riors Mark, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Near-
hoff with their son, and Mr. and Mrs.
Blair Nearhoff, of Altoona.
—William Stewart, who is here from
Seattle, spending several months at the
Stewart home on Linn street left, Tuesday,
with his sister, Miss Margaret, to go to
Wilkes-Barre, where they will visit for
a week or more with their brother Dr.
Walter Stewart. Dr. Stewart expects to
sail, January 15, on a south African trip
to be gone until spring.
—Mr. and Mrs. John Porter Lyon drove
to Clearfield, Tuesday, taking with them
their two grandchildren, John and Il-
eanor Dobelbower. Eleanor will be there
with her parents, who are among the
highway people obliged to leave Belle-
fonte, on account of the department hav-
ing moved their offices to Clearfield, while
John will remain here for the present,
with Mr. and Mrs. Lyon.
—Miss Rebecca Rhoads spent Tuesday
in Bellefonte with a few of her friends,
having come here from State College,
where she spent a part of the week with
Mrs. Irving IL. Foster. MiSs Rhoads had
been to the western part of the State for
a Christmas visit with her brother, Jo-
seph J. Rhoads and his family, and with
Mrs. Weston and her daughter, Mrs. Hal-
ter, stopping in Centre county on hor way
back to Washington.
—Mr. and Mrs. W. A. McGinnis,” who
came here from Pottsville for a Christmas
visit with Mrs. McGinnis’ mother, Mrs.
James Schofield are considering remain-
ing indefinitely in Bellefonte, to be with
Mrs. Schofield, she having opened her
Thomas street home shortly before the
Holidays, with the c¢xpectation of not
closing it again during the season. Mrs.
Schofield had been with Mr. and Mrs.
Charles Larimer during the fall.
—County farm agent R. C. Blaney was
in Washington,” last week, attending a
farm agents’ meeting and also the annual
convention of the Sigma Nu fraternity, of
which he is a member. During his stay
in the natienal capital he was a guest at
The Mayflower hotel. While Mr. Blaney
was in Washington Mrs. Blaney visited
her mother in Philadelphia where her
husband joined her in time to see the
big Mummers’ parade, both returning
home Monday evening.
—Among the ninety-four persons who
went to Philadelphia Sunday night, to
see the New Year's day big mummers’
parade were Mr. and Mrs. John L. Night-
hart, Mrs. George Waite and her daugh-
ter, Miss Emma; Mrs. Willis M. Bottorf
with her two younger children, Mary
Katherine and Robert and George Meek
Jr., the Misses Louise and Rose Carpen-
eto, the Misses Lide and May Toner; Mrs.
John ¥. Marks and James Halderman,
W. W. Bicketts, Clarence McCafferty, Mr.
and Mrs. John Gehret,
—Included in these who anticipate mak-
ing a change, owing to the moving of the
highway department offices from Belle-
fonte to Clearfield, are Mr. and Mrs.
Charles Cruse, ‘who go from an apartment
in Miss Jennie Morgan's house; Mr. and
Mrs. William Carroll, moving from How-
ard street; the Curtiss family, vacating
the Philip Beezer house in the spring to
move over; J. W. Hogentogler, of Wil-
lowbank street; and Paul Fortney, of
Bishop street, will commute for the pres-
ent. No definite plans as to their moving
over will be made until spring.
—Mr. and Mrs. O. M. Bowersox, of
State College, were Bellefonte visitors,
last Saturday, having motored down to
look after g little business here. They
called at this office and we were much
chagrined at not being able to invite them
in because we were just in the midst of
having a new ceiling put on and there
was room for no one to sit or stand.
—On the Friday before Christmas we
heard from our old friend, Calvin Riley,
of Boalsburg. His nephew was in town
that day and showed us a lot of inter-
esting pictures of the Riley Hunting
camp. We have forgotten how many deer
they had strung up, but there were plen-
ty, probably the limit, of fine specimens.
The most interesting feature to us, how-
ever, was the picture of Calvin standing
in the group holding his trusty rifle.
Eighty-four years young. he was on the
trail every day with the hunters and en-
joyed it just as much as the youngest of
the party. My, what a fund of hunting
stories he must have for those who gath-
er around the camp fire at night with
—Frank P. Blair is back home from a
visit with his son and wife, Dr. and Mrs.
H. A. Blair, of Curwensville.
—Miss May Toner went east, Sunday
night with the excursionists and has been
a guest of friends in Philadelphia for the
—Bruce Homan, of State College went
to Philadelphia Sunday night on the ex-
cursion expecting to locate there per-
—Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Abt have had
as a Holiday guest, their son, Joseph Jr.,
who has been here from Punxsutawney
this week.
—The John Derstine family moved from
the Haupt house on north Thomas street
Monday, into the Vincent Bauer property
on Bishop street.
—Mrs. Amy Prince Potter was in from
Pittsburgh during the Holidays, for one
of her frequent short visits with her sis-
ter, Mrs. Thomas Beaver and her family.
—Mrs. J. Will Conley is expected home
this week from Atlantic City where she
had been with her son-in-law and daugh-
ter, Mr. and Mrs. William B. Wallis, for
the Christmas holidays.
—Henry Curtin son of Mr. and Mrs.
J. M. Curtin, of Pittsburgh, returned
home, Wednesday, after a week's visit
here with his uncle and aunt, Mr. and
Mrs. John Curtin, of Linn street.
—Miss Betty Lockington, who had been
home for the holidays with her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lockington, of east
High street, returned to her work in the
schools of Mauch Chunk, on Monday.
*—Mr. and Mrs. John Leepard, of Ak-
ron, Ohio, former residents, of Bellefonte,
with their son, Edmund and his wife of
Youngstown, Ohio, were all guests of
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Cunningham for
a short time during the Holiday week.
—-Miss Anne Shaughnessey, who had
been home spending her Christmas vaca-
tion with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Thomas Shaughnessy on Howard street,
left Wednesday to resume her work at
St. Agnes hospital, White Plains, N. Y.
—Mrs. Frank W. Hess, of Los Angeles,
Cal, who has been east since early fall
because of the illness of her mother, a
resident of Osceola Mills, spent a few
days here last week as a guest of Mr.
and Mrs. H. P. Schaeffer, of east High
street. She returned to Osceola Mills on
—Miss Hazel Hurley, a graduate nurse
of the Fifth Avenue hospital, New York
city, left last week to accept a position
in the St. Agnes hospital, of White Plains,
N. XY. Miss Hurley had beeu home with
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hurley, of
Howard street, for several months resting
before locating permanently.
—Samuel M. Hess with Mrs. Hess and
their children, were . among the recent
motor visitors to Bellefonte, having come
over to finish their shopping for the year.
Mr. Hess is one of the most enthusiastic
and successful hunters in the western part
of the county, but his luck failed him
this season, as he did not make his usual
—Dr. William 8S. Glenn and his wife,
Dr. Nannie Glenn, of State College, left
Wednesday morning on their annual win-
ter visit to West Palm Beach, Florida,
expecting to remain there until April, as
has been their custom for a number of
years. The party the Glenn's accom-
panied to Florida, included Mrs. James
Holmes, Andrew Struble and Mr. and
Mrs. Andrew Diehl, of State College, and
Miss Mary Struble and her brother, How-
ard, of Zion.
State Highway Offices Are Partially
Moved to Clearfield.
While it has been known for some
weeks that Bellefonte would lose the
State highway offices the real loss in
people and prestige was more fully
realized when ghe force began to
move last week. Three big moving
van loads of furniture and equipment
were sent over to Clearfield, the new
headquarters, on Friday and Satur-
day, and that included the material
from the drafting department only.
The office force and furniture are
still in Bellefonte and will not be
moved until the last of this week or
beginning of next, because the office
space over there is not yet in shape.
In Clearfield the highway head-
quarters will be in the knitting mill
building, occupying both the second
and third floors. The drafting de-
partment has already been put in
shape on the third floor but the paint-
ers are still at work on the office
rooms on the second floor, which has
held up the removal of the office
force. The building is not as conven-
iently located as were the offices in
Bellefonte. It is on the opposite side
of the river from the town and will
mean a walk of from one-half to
three-quarters of a mile for all the
employees. ;
In Society.
Miss Anna McCoy entertained
with a tea Saturday afternoon from
three until five, at the Frank McCoy
home on west Linn street. Miss Mec-
Coy’s aids were Miss Grace McCurdy,
Miss Mary H. Linn, Miss Margaret
A. Stewart and Miss Katherine Al-
lison. Mr. and Mrs. Hassel Montgom-
ery were among those who celebrated
New Year’s day with friends, a party
of whom were their guests at the Nit-
tany country club. .
The young school set were guests
of Mrs. Charles R. Kurtz, at a dance
given Wednesday night of last week,
at the Brockerhoff house, for her two
children, Lois and Frederic.
A surprise farewell party was giv-
en Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Hogentogler,
Thursday evening of last week, at
their home on Willowbank street, in
anticipation of the probable change
they might make by moving to Clear-
field. Cards were the entertainment
of the evening.
Bellefonte Grain Markets.
Corrected Weekly by O. X. Wagner & Co.
Wheat RED) - - i
Rye - - =. « «a ‘''«83.600
Corn - - - - - 1.00
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ey miele wel eS
Buckwheat . - - - - SO