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BLOOMSBURG, PA., THURSDAY FEBRUARY S5, 1900.
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3 Per Cent. Interest Paid on Time Deposits.
The fourth annual banquet of
the Blooinsburg Wheelmen's Club
was " held at the Exchange Hotel
on Monday night.
The dining room was appropri
ately decorated, and the tables
were very attractively arranged.
Excellent music was furnished by
C. P. ' Elwell's orchestra.
The bill of fare prepared was a
very appetizing one, and nearly an
hour and a half was spent in gas
tronomic enjoyment. Then Rev. J.
R. Murphy, acting as toast master
opened the intellectual feast. He
filled the nosition most acceptably,
introducine the speakers with fit
ting remarks, all iuterspersed with
an eniovable humor.
Oeo. M. Tustin Esq.. President
of the Club, was the first speaker,
and his subject was "George
Washiusrton." F. J. Richard, Pres
ident elect of the Town Council,
responded to "Municipal Govern
ment." Prof. T. II. Dennis paid a
fine tribute to ' The Ladies," and
Paul E. Wirt Esq.. discoursed
most entertaiuinelv cn "Blooms-
hurtr in Retrospect". The program
concluded with the toast. "Our
Bachelor Members" to which Mr
R. G. Phillips, responded very
The party broke up at 12:30
o'clock, and the unanimous ver
diet was that the fourth banquet
was a decided success in every way
The committee having the mat
ter in charge was composed of John
M. Clark. H. Mont Smith, C. R.
Weiss, and W. E. Johnson, and
they are to be congratulated upon
the excellence of the arrangements
.MR. MAGEE'S RECEPTION.
A delicrhtful evening was spent
in Recreation Hall, last Saturday
when James Magee 2nd entertained
his assistants and employees 01 me
Magee Carpet Mill, the Susque
hanna Webbing Mill, aud the
leader Store, at an annual recep
This has been Mr. Magee's cus
torn for some years past, and the
event is always looked forward to
with much pleasure. Over 560
neonle were present this year.
The program consisted of selec
tions bv Recreation Orchestra.
movintr nictures. dauciuff and oth-
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A sumptuous supper was served
in the dining hall, aud the party
broke up before 12 o'clock, all hav-
nig had a most deltgnttui evening,
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3 INTERKST ON TIME DEPOSITS
Wm H. HIOLAY, Cash'r, A. Z. SCHOCH, Pres'
MRS. MILDRED SMITU ON MOTH
In speaking of Mrs. Mildred
Smith who has 'recently made sev
eral contributions to the Pictorial
Review on the subject of "Mother
hood," one of our locl cotempora-
ries says that her husband, Dr. It,.
F. Smith of New York City, "is a
grandson of the late Judge Elwell."
f his is not correct. Dr. Smith is
a great nephew of Mrs. Judge El
Both Dr. and Mrs. Smith have
contributed many valuaole and in
teresting articles to various publi
cations. The former is a recog
nized authority on medical ques
tions, aud Mrs. Smith when writ
ing on "Motherhood" differs from
many women who write on domes
tic affairs, because she is fully con
versant with her subject, being the
mother of a number of children, ro
bust because of sanitary conditions
and intelligent care, and trained to
an admirable degree, so that what
she says is from practical knowl
edge, and not merely theoretical.
Some of the writers on similar
topics are maiden ladies who know
nothing about children, just as
some of the writers on the culinary
end of the household never pre
pared a meal in their lives. Mrs.
Smith is an expert in both lines.
She is a daughter of the late Col
Samuel Knorr, of Bloomsburg, aud
a graduate of Vassar College.
Interesting exercises were held
at the High School building on
Monday afternoon. At that time
portraits of Washington were pre
sented by Washington Camp P. O.
S. A. of Bloomsburg to each of the
B. Graminer schools of the town
The presentation speech was made
by the Hon. John G. Harman, in
his usual pleasing manner, and the
pictures were accepted by lames II.
Mercer on behalt ot the directors
and the schools.
A well prepared and entertaining
proeratn was fully carried out. The
audience filled every available
space in the room..
KURTZ WINS OUT.
After a long drawn out fight
former Associate Judge J. U. Kurtz
has been appointed postmaster at
Berwick, to suceed R. S. Bowman
who has held the office for tour
terms, and has given uerwicK
most efficient service. Judge Kurtz
will undoubtedly do the same.
Kurtz and Bowman represent
different factions of the Republican
nartv. between which there has
been a long fight for the control of
the organization. With the excep
tion of one year the Brown-McKil-
lip-Duy wing have held the reins
for many years, and are now in me
saddle, though Kurtz, who is the
leader of the other faction, has
just unhorsed Bowman, a taitntui
adherent ot the 'Teguiars.
An advertisement is appearing in
The Republican giving notice that
application will be made for a char
ter for a corporation to De Known
as the Bloomsburg Publishing Com
pany. The incorporators are O
B. Ammerman. J. U. Brown, v.
Matthews, A. W. Duy, H. A. Mc
Killip. C. E. Geyer and C. E
This means that the Republican
is to be held and controlled by the
gentlemen who have been the reg
ular Republican organization lead
ers for some years past.
The anunual reunion of the Cal
llipian Society of the Normal School
was held on Monday, Washington s
Birthdav havintr been the date of
their yearly gatherings for many
From ten o'clock in the morning
the handsomely trimmed gymna
sium was a reception hall all day
At eleven a. m. a meeting was
held in Callie Hall, and a delight
ful program was rendered. Music
was furnished by the school orches
tra. A concert was given in the Aud
itorium in the evening by an excel
lent company, consisting of a vo
calist, pianist, and a reader. It
was a fine entertainment, and a
large audience was present.
NO CASH ROAD TAX FOR THEM.
Six township in the county voted
on the questiou of cash or work
road tax, on election day. All of
them voted in favor of the work system.
The Tooley store will be moved
into the first floor of the Opera
House block, occupying all of that
portion formerly used by Fowler's
restaurant. A force of workmen is
now eneaeed in tearing out the
partitions, and making the neces
sary changes to transform it into an
up-to date store rcom. iooley has
a fine store, and in its new location
he intends to still further improve
The D. L. & W. railroad cotnpa-
nv is now running two vestibule
trains on this division of its system.
One of these is train No. 702 due
to arrive at Bloomsburg at 7:31 a,
m. and the other No. 703 due to
arrive here at 4:12 p. m. Both of
these trains are made up wholly of
vestibule cars. In a short time
each train will be made up of three
cars instead or two cars as at pres
ent. The intention of the D. L,. &
W. company is to gradually re-
nlaee all the passenger cars in use
by vestibule cars.
, Harold, youngest son of - Mrs. J,
T. Dillon, who has been ill with
scarlet fever, is rapidly improving,
and the quarantine will soon be
lifted from the Dillon home where
the family has been shut in for
With the feeling that it is not the
duty of the town clergymen to act
as police officers in the matter ot
enforcing the Sunday closing laws,
the Ministerium has decided to
organize a iaw and uraer aocieiy,
so that the laymen can also partici
pate in the movement.
In answer to inquiries maae 10
several proprietors of the Sunday
open shops, we have been told that
no notice had been served on mem
by any officer, and they proposed
to continue until such notice was
BOYS' RECREATION ROOM.
The Senior Class of the Normal
S;bool has decided to decorate and
furnish the boys' recreation room
as their class memorial, and a com.
mittee consisting of four Seniors
and two members of the Faculty
are at work on the details of the
plan. It is proposed to have the
room completed before commence-
OLIVER T. WILSON.
This Thursday morning at three
o'clock Oliver T. Wilson passed
away, at his home on West Main
street, after an illness extending
over a period of many years.
He was a victim of tuberculosis,
and had many times been seriously
ill from it, but each time he rallied
and was able to attend to business
again. His last sickness confined
him to his bed for several weeks
Mr. Wilson was tor many years
engaged as a salesman for a whole
sale shoe house. He served several
terms as a director of Bloom Poor
District, arid was a member of the
board at the time of his death for
the fourth term of three years.
He also served as a director of
Bloom School District for nine
years, and as a public official he
was always faithful to his duties
and to the interests of the public.
Mr. Wilson was born in this
county on October 1st, 1834.
When a boy he lived in Pottsville
until he was 14 years old, and since
then his life was mostly spent here.
He clerked in J. A. Funston'e store
at Jerseytown, and for a time in
Waterman & Beaver's store in
Danville. He learned the saddler's
trade with J. K. Grotz.
He was the first man in Blooms
burg to start on the road as a trav
eling salesman, and that was forty
one years ago, when he engaged
with M. G. Piper & Co., of Phila
delphia, wholesale shoe dealers.
He had been in the employ of Bell,
Walt & Co.. of Philadelphia, - for
the past twelve years, in the same
line. That he was a good sales
man is evidenced by the fact that
his services were so long retained
by the houses which he represented.
He was twice married, his first
wife being a daughter of the late
B. F. Hartman. The following
children of that union survive him
Frank H., Harry, Charles P. Wil
son, and Mrs. J. D. White, all of
Bloomsburg. His second marriage
was with Miss Emma Appleman of
town, who also survives.
A son. Arthur, was killed some
years ago, by being caught in ma
chinery at the Red Mill. Two sis
ters, Mrs. Elizabeth Sweppenhei
ser, and Miss Jeuuie Wilson, reside
The funeral will be held on Sat
urday afternoon at two o'clock, at
the house, and will be conducted
by Rev. I. W. Diggles, Rector of
St. PauVs Episcopal Church, of
which the deceased was a member.
AGED MAN DIES.
William N. Piper, aged 78, died
at his home near the Magee Carpet
Mill on Monday. l'or the past
four years he ha!-- been conducting
a grocery on West Fifth street,
near the Reading Depot. He is
survived by his wife and nine sons,
five of them residing 111 town, lhe
funeral takes place this afternoon.
Justices Must File Acceptance.
All justices of the peace who
were elected Tuesday must certify
to Prothouotary Quick within 30
days their written acceptance of
the office, and must also state
whom they succeed or whether
they have been reelected. Unless
they do this their election will not
be returned to the State Depart
ment aud no commissions will be
As found by the County Audi
tors who have finished the work of
examining the accounts of the com
missioners and treasurer, the lia
bilities of the county are $21.9,447.
fii which is composed ot bonds
outstanding $209,700, Road dam
ages $60; costs on commonwealth
cases. 16400: state tax on loans,
$96, 14; current bills outstanding,
Resources of the county are
$28.07.1.11 as follows: Due from
Luzerne county. $92.74; due fro
Conyngham and Centralia poor dis
trict. $ic.s6.69: due from North
umberland county. $15.. 53; due
from state for forest fires, $213.25
due from collectors, less exouera
tions. $26,007.69; due from state
for scalps, $188.51.
The excess of liabilities over re-
cources is $iqi,37.V52.
Of the $209,700 outstanding
county bonds only $26,800 are due
J this year.
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