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THE HOUSELS OF ALTOONA
SURPRISE MRS. RICHARD LUTZ.
Mrs. Richard Lutz, of East Howard
St., was most pleasantly surprised,
on Sunday, by a birthday dinner
which was arranged, and carried out
by Mrs. Lutz's brother, Mr. Uriah H.
Housel, and family, of Altoona. Mrs.
Lutz advanced in years was very
much composed and joined in the oc-
casion by showing her appreciation
and expressing her many thanks to
those who so cunningly arranged the
surprise which will long be remem-
bered by those who were present in-
Mrs. Richard Lutz, daughter, Mar
ion, and grand-daughter, Virginia
Elizabeth Coll, Mr. and Mrs. Roy
Uhl, of Bellefonte; Mr. and Mrs.
Uriah Housel, Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm
Housel, Mr. and Mrs. William Ickes,
Miss Mabel Housel, Miss Irene Reed-
er, Miss Mary Jane Donahue, Miss
Jean Housel, John Ferguson, Belva-
dean Ferguson, and Donald, Charles,
end Malcolm Ickes, all of Altoona;
and Mr. F. E. Johnstonbaugh, of
Pittsburgh, Pa. Hn
Effective June 1st the Tyrone
division of the Pennsylvania railroad
will be discontinued as a separate
operating unit, the branches now
making up the division to be placed
under charge of the Williamsport
and Middle divisions. Superintendent
J. K. Johnston, of the Tyrone divi-
sion has been made assistant general
superintendent of the Eastern divi-
sion with headquarters at Harrisburg.
The Bald Eagle Valley branch will be
operated from Williamsport. All oth-
er branches of the Tyrone division
will be operated by the Middle divi-
sion from Altoona. This change has
been in contemplation for some time
and is in line with the general policy
of consolidation of operating centers.
It will mean a very serious loss to
— The Queen Esther and the Stand-
ard Bearers Societies, assisted by the
junior choir of the Bellefonte Meth-
odist church will give an entertain-
ment in Pleasant Gap Methodist
church this evening at 8 o'clock. The
entertainment will consist of a mis-
sionary play entitled “With, or With-
out,” and a sacred drama, “The Chal-
lenge of the Cross.” A solo, “I Come
to the Garden Alone,” by little Betty
Jean Haupt and a duet, “What Does
It Mean to You?” by Mrs. James
Driver and Mrs. Glenn Johnston will
follow. Mrs. Forrest Tanner will be
The sixty-seventh annual Con-
vention of the Sunday schools of
Pennsylvania will convene at Wil-
liamsport, October 9, 10 and 11. It
is expected that from four to six
thousand preachers, teachers and
leaders will be present from all parts
of the State.
Mrs. Neff and daughter, Miss Cora,
were Saturday visitors at the John
Shope home, at State College.
Mrs. Katherine Dearmit, who has
not been in good health for some
days, has returned to her home here.
Mrs. Eliza Leech and son William
have both been ill for several weeks,
as the result of an attack of the flu.
Mrs. Ella Jordon has been at State
College tLe past three weeks, in
charge of the home of her son
Charles, during the absence of hig
Harry Gearhart and children had
quite a thrilling experience with a
deer, on Saturday night. They were
on their way to the Edgar Hess home
when Gearhart espied a deer frollick-
ing around in the lane. He throttled
his car down to slow speed so the
children could get a good look at the
animal. When the car got fairly
close the deer, evidently blinded by
the lights, made a leap right at the
car, landing on the hood and smiash-
ing the windshield. Mr. Gearhart
was able to stop the car almost In its
tracks. He sustained a number of
cuts on the face by flying glass from
the windshield, but the children were
uninjured. The deer had one leg in-
jured but was able to run around and
remained in that neighborhood over
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‘Squire Leland Walker is ill with
B. P. Lonebarger is driving a new
Mr. and Mrs. Ross Lowder, of Oak
Hall, were callers in town on Mon-
> Mrs. Frank McFarlane, of Belle-
fonte, visited Mrs. John Jacobs, this
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hosterman en-
tertained a number of friends at
dinner, on Saturday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Johnson, of
Crafton, are enjoying a week's visit
at the home of Mrs. M. A. Woods.
Misses Ellen and Cathryn Dale, ac-
companied by Misses Margaret and
Marian Dale, of Oak Hall, spent Saf-
urday afternoon in Millheim.
Mrs. Ella Gingrich and daughters,
Misses Cathryn and Marie, spent
Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Lee Smeltzer, at Pleasant Gap.
The Young Ladies class of the
Lutheran Sunday school showered
one of their members, Mrs. Esther
Callahan Poorman, at her new home
at the Blue Spring, on Tuesday even-
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hosterman,
of Greensburg; Mr. and Mrs. Peter
Knepp, of Millbrook, and Mr. and
Mrs. Paul Coxey, of Philipsburg,
were over Sunday visitors at the
homes of their parents.
PINE GROVE MENTION.
Marshall Barto is housed up with
an attack of tonsilitis.
F. C. Corl, of Altoona, spent the
week-end with relatives in town.
Mrs. Jane McCormick is recovering
from an attack of scarlet fever.
Joe and Carey Shoemaker are
each driving new Buick Six cars.
Miss Gertrude Miller and Albert
Fry are in the clutches of the grip.
Mrs. John Hafer is a surgical pa-
tient in the Geissinger hospital, at
Rev. J. S. English and A. S. Bailey
made a business trip to Bellefonte,
The venerable W. R. Bailey suffer-
ed a relapse, last week, and is again
confined to bed.
Charles Snyder and Aaron Tressler
made a business trip to Harrisburg,
J. H. Bailey and Edgar Rossman
transacted business in Cumberland,
Md., last Friday.
The Lutheran church cemetery, at
Gatesburg, has been enlarged by the
addition of the Hastings lot.
Mrs. J. C. Condo and daughter
Laura, of Jacksonville, spent the
Sabbath at the B. F. Noll home.
Mr. and Mrs. Kyle Alexander, of
Julian, were brief guests at the Rob-
ert Brennan home, early in the week.
Mrs. Daniel Ewing is visiting her
mother, Mrs. Mary Stevenson, at
Lock Haven, who has been seriously
Miss Mary McCracken departed, on
Saturday, to spend several weeks
among relatives in the Buckeye
Rev. J. O. C. McCracken and wife,
of Juniata, were visitors, last week,
at the McCracken home in the
Donald Kepler got his limit of
trout on the first day of the season.
H. L. Harpster caught 19 and Royal
Dr. R. M. Krebs, who has been con-
fined to his room the past eight
months, is now able to walk with
Mr. and Mrs. John Lytle and Miss
Esther Neidigh, of Altoona, were
Sunday visitors at the J. H. Neidigh
ome, at Struble.
Mrs. Gilbert Watts and two daugh-
ters, Betty and Virginia, were visi-
tors at the Dr. R. L. Watts home
early in the week.
Charles Stover, of Millheim, agent
for a line of farming implements, was
here the latter part of the week
looking after his trade.
Dean C. L. Goodling, of the Na-
tional Farm School, at Doylestown,
was an over Sunday visitor with
friends at State College.
C. Y. Wagner and Co., of Belle-
fonte, have been buying wheat from
our farmers for $1.35 a bushel, and
trucking it to their mill
Don’t forget the entertainment to
be given, Saturday evening, in the
I. O. O. F. hall by members of the
Fillmore Methodist church.
George Bell and wife, of Spruce
Creek, were visitors in town on Sat- |’
urday evening. George is now em-
ployed on the State highway.
Rev. Samuel Brown has been in-
vited to fill the pupilt in the Grays-
ville Presbyterian church, Sunday, as
a candidate for the existing vacancy.
J. H. Gilliland and wife, Mrs. Belle
Goheen, L. B. Harmon and A. J. Laird
attended the funeral of Mrs. Sarah
Parsons, at Unionville, on Monday.
The "Baileyville grammar school,
which closed on Friday, picnicked ip
the grove at the foot of Tussey moun-
tain and all present had a jolly, good
The names of the persons who
blockaded the State highway, one
night ‘last week, are known by the
authorities and they had better not
try it again.
Jacob M. Kepler, who is now filling
a nice position at New Haven, Conn.,
and Mrs. Mary Coombs, of Philadel-
phia, spent Sunday with their par-
ents, Hon. and Mrs. J. Will Kepler.
Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Bloom, of Wil-
liamsport, were over Sunday guests
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ed
Frank, at Rock Springs. The two
families have been cronies for years.
Mrs. Sallie Peters, of Juniata, is
visiting friends and relatives here.
Mrs. Gilbert Parsons is on the sick
list, suffering from neuritis.
The regular preaching services
will be held in the M. E. church, Sun-
day, at 10:30 a. m., and in the Presby-
terian church in the evening at 7:30.
The Epworth League will serve a
baked ham supper in the community
house this (Saturday) evening. Price,
25 and 50 cents. Come and help the
Mrs. Joseph Way, who took sick
one night last week while visiting at
the home of her daughter, Mrs. Leroy
Resides, of Bellefonte, is reported to
be improving very nicely.
Union Grange will give a play en-
titled, ‘The Road to the City” in the
grange hall Wednesday and Thurs-
day evenings, May 1st and 2nd. Ad-
mission, 15 and 25 cents. Come and
enjoy the entertainment and help a
good society along. The play is being
directed by Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Miles.
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Harry McDowell unloaded two cars
of fertilizer last week.
Last Monday John Baird caught
nineteen suckers in Bald Eagle creek.
Wednesday was opening day for
the Howard High school baseball
teams, both boys’ and girls’ teams
playing teams from Centre Hall High
The Presbyterian congregation held
a short business meeting, last Sun-
day after church, and voted to con-
tinue holding their services in the
| Reformed church.
Clark W. Jacobs, of Milesburg, and
Katherine Breon, of Bellefonte.
Elmet E. Rider, of Gatesburg, and
Edith Mae Johnston, of Marengo.
Guy L. Johnston, of Bellefonte, and
Pauline R. Newman, of Milesburg.
William B. Tibbens, of Pleasant
Gap, and Dorothy E. Sweeney, of
William H. Madara, of Reedsville,
and Kathryn Ripka, of Spring Mills.
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— Starting Thursday afternoon,
May 2, all stores in Bellefonte will be
closed Thursday afternoons during
months of May, June, July, August
and September. 74-16-2t
— Students of Penn State are
planning for their annual entertain-
ment in observance of Mother's Day
over the week-end of May 12th.
OR RENT.—Furnished apartment in
Petrikin hall. Three rooms and bath
Apply to Mrs. C. D. Tanner. 17-1t
OR SALE.—Great bargain. Buick
sport Roadster, 1928 model, good
: condition. Good reasons for sell-
ing. Inquire at Hafer Garage, State Col-
lege or Beatty Garage, Bellefonte. 74-15-tf
ESK.—Walnut, period design flat top,
double pedestal house desk, practi-
cally new. Excellent condition. Suit-
able for office or home. Inquire of Mrs.
A. C. Mingle, east High St., Bellefonte.
IMBER LAND FOR SALE—A 50 acre
tract of land, well timbered and un-
_ derlaid with iron ore, located in
Marion Twp., Centre county, is for sale.
Address inquiries to Mrs. Rebecca Mc-
Caffrey, Exec., 326 West Water St., Lock
Haven, Pa. 74-12-3t®
E XECUTOR'S NOTICE.—The under-
signed executor of the last will
and testament of Hannah E. Green,
late of Milesburg borough, Centre coun-
ty, Pennsylvania, decd., hereby notifies
all persons knowing themselves indebted
to said decedent to make immediate
payment of such indebtedness and those
having claims to present the same, prop-
erly authenticated for settlement.
GEORGE C. JOHNSON, Executor
6316 Germantown Ave
W. Harrison Walker, Philadelphia, Pa.
Atty. for Estate 73-13-6t
Used Electric Ranges
We have traded in, for new Gas
Ranges, a number of electric
ranges, many in good condi-
tion. These are for sale to
those in the outlying districts,
not reached by gas. Many of
these ranges originally sold for
$220 to $275.
Your Choice at $60.00 Each.
Central Penna. Gas Co.
In addition to the very unusual treat
MRS. PEARL J. ENGLAND
has for you, EVERY lady will have a
chance, EVERY day, to win FREE
the PRIZE CAKE which Mrs. Eng-
land is baking daily, 2:30 p. m.,, at our
Your visit will also qualify you as a
possible winner of one or more of the
brand new aluminum cooking utensils
used during this demonstration, or as
4 winner of one or more of the $70.00
Credit Prizes we are giving away.
DON'T MISS IT! COME IN NOW!
(Central Penna. Gas Co..
ednesday! May 1st
Gable Month Sales Begin
Proving conclusively the ne Gable’s
greater advantages to all
EDNESDAY—May 1st—Gable Month Sales begin. A
month-long event—destined to inaugurate a new era of
economy and prosperity. Certain to prove to a waiting
community the advantages offered by a New—A Greater Gable’s.
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to months of preparation. Months of thought and labor. Months
of search amid the markets of the world. Nothing has been spar-
ed to assure a Month of Sales long to be remembered by Gable’s
Now—with every department in this mighty store poised for
the start—Gable’s sends this message to everyone. A message
ringing with sincerity—inspired by a vision of Greater Service!
Come to the Gable Month Sales Wednesday! Witness the
thrilling sight of a huge organization—working as one—engaged
in a tremendous effort to make new service and selling history.
Directing its appeal straight to thrifty people.
Smart new fashions—complete and varied assortments—
thousands of bargains await you in Gable’s!
The William F. Gable Co.
ALTOONA, - PENNSYVANIA