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RL O OMSD UR G, PA., THURSDAY JANUARY SO, 1910.
WHEN YOUjWANT TO"
Ooen a ttenk Account Have a Check Cashed
Borrow Money, or Make an Investment
CALX. ON THE OLD RELIABLE -
The Farmers National Bank
Capital, S60.000 Surplus $100,000
0 M. C LEVELING, Pres. M. MILLEISEN". Cashier.
J. L. Moykr N. U. Funk C. M. Crkvkmng C. A. Klkim
W. L. White C. W. Runyon Dr. J. J. Brown M. Miu.kiskn
3 Per Cent. Interest Paid on Time Deposits.
CONCERT AT NORMAL
To be given under the auspices of the
Music Department of the
School in February.
MRS. MILLER REORGANIZES ORCHESTRA
On the evening of Monday, Feb
ruary seventh, there will be Riven
a concert in the Normal Auditor
ium by the Students' Orchestra and
the Choral Society, under the aus
pices of the Musical Department of
the Normal School, supervised by
Mrs. John K. Miller.
The new orchestra, compased en
tirely of students of the depart
ment, has been organized by Mrs.
Miller, who has given much time
to its work during the past several
months. The brasses have been
eliminated and the softer instru
ments retained. Fourteen violins,
two flutes and a harp is the present
makeup, and those who have heard
the rehearsals have been greatly
pleased with the combination.
The Choral Club, made up most
ly of students of the school, hns
been drilled by Charles O. Skeer.
The concert is to be given as the
work of the students, not of pro
fessionals, but from the pleasure
derived heretofore from similar en
tertainmeuts. one may expect a de
lightful evening, as a great deal of
labor has beetr expended in prepar
ing for the concert.
The programme will be in two
parts, the first consisting of three
numbers by the orchestra, and a
cycle of songs by Miss Blanche
Letsou. The second part will be a
Cantata, "The Gypsies," by Julius
Bteker, snug by the Choral uut,
with orchestral accompaniment.
It will include seven numbers with
incidental solos. The soprano so
los will be sung by Miss K. Maud
Smith, the alto bv Miss Ruth Doty,
the tenor by Mr. R. F. Colley, and
the baritone by the Rev. t.
That the concert will be a sue
cess is assured, and it remains for
the music loving people to Blooms
bure to show their appreciation o
the lime and labor which bas been
given to it.
CARPET MILL ELECTION.
The stockholders of the Magee
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Carpet Company held meir annual
meeting last Saturday, and elected
as directors for the ensuing year
Edward Bailev. of Harrisburg; H
G. T. Martin, of New York City
C. M. Creveling, of Almedia: John
W. Evans, Berwick; Willie uaw,
A. F. McCollum, James Magee 2nd
The hoard oreauized by the eleC'
tionof the following: President?
John W. Evans, of Berwick; vice
president, Willie Law, of Blooms
burg; treasurer and general mana
ger James Magee 2nd, of Blooms
burg; secretary, MissC. E. Kelly
Mr. Magee reported that two
million yards of carpet had been
manufactured in 1909.
FOREST FIRE DAMAGE SUIT.
F. P. Creasy, of Mifflin township
has brought suit for $t,ooo againsi
the Pennsylvania Railroad conipa
ny for fire damage to his timber
land, situated alone the river, be
low East Bloomsburg, caused, it is
alleged, by sparks from locomo
tives which carried no spark pro
tectors. Eight acres of woodland
were burned, and valuable oas,
chestnut, oina and hemlock trees
destroyed. The action was brought
by Fred Ikeler, Esquire.
Will Be Held Next Week In Caldwell
Consistory Cathedral Begin
ning Tuesday Evening.
MANY FROM OUT OF TOWN.
Caldwell consistory will hold its
winter session in the Cathedral be
ginning next Tuesday, at which
ime there is expected to be a large
class of candidates present to be
made members of that body, and to
bring the membership close to the
one thousand mark.
Many out of town members will
be prestnt, including several Thirty-third
The meetings will start on Tues
day evening, when Enoch Lodge
of Perfection 140 will hold a busi
Work will begin at nine o'clock
Wednesday morning and continue
until ten o'clock in the evening,
when a lunch will be served.
Thursday's work will begin at
nine o'clock and continue through
out the day. The Thirty-secoud
Degree will be conferred on Thurs
day evening, after which the usml
banquet will be held.
INVALID RESCUED PHYSICIAN.
While Dr. Everett, of Millville,
was brinizine Matthew Lawtou to
the Joseph Ratti Hospital on Sun
day to be operated upon for appen
dicitis, his sleigh struck some nea
vv snow drifts near Mordansville,
and was overturned. The physi
cian was pinned under the vehicle,
and as the horses started ue was 111
a dangerous position, the more so
because one ot ins wrists was neip-
less through a tall.
Mr. Liwton who hid been
thrown to the other side took in
the situation quickly, ran to the
horses be as and quieted tnem.
After Dr. Everett had been extri
cated, the two pupcured another
sleigh, and continued their drive
to the hospital.
Owing to the excitement and ex
ertion, it was deemed best to post
pone the operation upon Mr. law
ton until Monday, when it was per
formed. His conditiou was found
to be much worse than was thought,
and he is now at the Hospital in a
SLEIGH ING ACCIDENT.
An accident be ell Mr. and Mrs
Arthur Heimiller last Thursday
evening while they were driving in
n sleieh irom Berwick to lilooms-
burg which resulted in the death
of the horse which belonged to nv
prvman Frank Derr.
Upon reaching the trolley irestie
r,pnr Willow Snriucs. the runner
caught in the guard rail of the
track and overturned me sieigu,
the occupants out. The
horse dashed up the incline and
started across the trestle dragging
1p!.1i iinon reaching the open
part, it leaped off, falling into the
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iinrHv afterward. The
sleigh was little damaged.
New and startling rumors have
been making their appearance al
most daily for the past week in re
gard to trolley mergers, aud glit
tering stories of twenty million dol
lar companies at Scraulou, Stand
ard Oil at Harrisburg. have been
floating about, just what the move
amounts to has not yet been offici
ally stated by the Columbia Power
Light and Railways Company.
Surptising developments, however,
The New Year.
The year about to close, following the serious financial de
pression of 1907-8 has been a reasonably prosperous one. Gen
eral business has wonderfully improved so that the coming NEW
YEAR promises great prosperity, and consequently a consider
able accumulation of money to deposit in a sound bank. The
record of this Hank has been one of unbroken success, and never
before has it been so well prepared to meet and satisfy the needs
of its patrons. If you are not already a patron of this bank, we
cordially invite you to start in with the NEW YEAR, assuring
you that a trial will prove mutually pleasant and profitable.
tfy Q0foome6ur2 Qtaftonaf QSanft
WM. II. IIIDLAY. Cashier.
Busy days at the Court House while
the petitions were being heard.
ALL OLD LICENSES RENEWED.
The session of License Court,
held this week was a busy one.
Petitions for renewals of all the old
licensed stands in the county were
received and all of them were
Many new applications were
made, and to nearly every one of
these remonstrances were filed. A
tew of them were withdrawn in the
face of the opposition.
The new petitions around which
probably the most interest has cen
tered are those for a bar at Mill-
ville and fcr a new hotel in Blooms
burg in the building owned by Dr.
C. F. Altmiller at Sixth aud Mar
There has been no licensed place
in Millville for nnny yea's, and
there was a strong opposition.
The pbn to make the Market
Street building into a hotel, which
would he conducted by Anthony
Menzhach, has met with remon
The decision of the Court on the
new petitions has been deferred un
County Superintendent Wm. W.
Evans is goiug to start another con
test which will undoubtedly stir up
fully as much interest as the de
hating contests, which he has run
so successfully for the pest two
The new departure is to be a se
ries of spelling contests, starting lo
cally in the various schools. Then
there will be district contests among
the winners in the schools. Fol
lowing this there will be a contest
participated in by the winners of
the district contests. Mr. Evans
is one of the most enthhsiastic and
hard-working superintendents the
county has ever had, a fact which
he is constantly demonstrating, as
shown by his efforts in furnishing
the schools with interesting and
pleasant work outside of the regu
SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING.
The Town Council met Monday
nieht to discuss the financial condi
tion of the town. As the treasury
is at low ebb, and many bills are
coming due, it was found necessary
to take some step toward collecting
immediately $15,000 of back taxes
ou the 1907 and 1908 duplicates.
Collector W V. Robbins was in
structed to make these collections
within ten days or levy on personal
The Council further decided to
negotiate a loan of three thousand
dollars to pay current bills until
the taxes should be collected.
ONE FOOT, $5000.
William II. Hile, whose foot was
amputated at the Joseph Ratti Hos
pital as the result of a hunting ac
cident last fall, has sued the Fidel
ity and Casualty Company, of New
York, to recover $4100 on a policy
issued in September, insuring him
lor one year against bodily injury.
It promised to pay $5000 in case of
the loss of one foot. After the acci
dent $900 was paid to Mr. Hile.
He has now taken this action,
through bis counsel, Fred Ikeler,
Esquire, to obtain the bahuce.
A. Z. SCIIOCII. President.
WHO IS SHE?
Man Arrested in Philadelphia is
Wanted iu Shenandoah on
White Slave Charge.
BLOOMSBLRG WOMAN WITH HIM.
Joseph Tito, 24 years old, an ac
tor, was arrested in a house on Ka
ter street above Eleventh, in Phila
delphia, 0:1 Saturday, by Detective
Williams on a warrant charging
him with violating what is known
as the white slave act. The detec
tive, however, w:.s unable to find
Rose Spaniard, 17 years old, a beau
tiful girl who Tito is accused of
having enticed from her home in
Tito was in company with a
young married woman from
Bloomsburg, Pa., when the detec
tive found nim, He acknowledged
that he had seen Rose in the city,
and that he had an appointment to
meet her that afternoon at the gen
eral Postoffic:, but he denied hav
ing any knowledge of her where
abouts. Detective Williams searched the
Kater street house from cellar to
garret, but could not find the girl.
He had a warrant for Tito's arrest
sworn out before Justice J. P.R a
mont, at Shenandoah, by Mrs. Ma
Tito was committed to the City
Hall police court for a hearing at
Some curiosity has been excited
here to find out who the "young
married woman from Bloom tburg"
Peter Dietrich after standing tri
al four times for the killing of
James A. Jones, serving a year's
sentence in Luzerne county jail and
being deprived of his liberty for
nearly four years, is again a free
man, says the Danville JVejcs.
Dietiich, it will be recalled, at
his fourth trial, held in Luzerne
county 011 a change of venue, ou
September 26, 1908, was found
guilty of "voluntary manslaugh
ter" and later was sentenced to one
year's imprisonment in the Luzerne
Peter got full benefit of the law
of commutation and his term was
reduced two months. He was re
leased from prison last Saturday
and spent his first day of freedom
in Wilkes-Barre. He came to
Danville, Monday, registering at
the Baldy House. (
He is looking well. He says he
was kindly treated at the Luzerne
county jail, for the greater of the
time having charge of a ang of
prisoners who were working out
side the jail.
He has planned to remain in
Danville. He will embark iu some
kind of business, he says, and en
deavor to begin life over agaiu.
HARWOOD CURRENT SOON HERE.
The steel towers to be
placed on either side of the Sus
quehauna river above Berwick and
Nescopeck to carry the high tension
wires of the Ilarwoo d Electric
company across the Susquehanna
have arrived. The foundations
have been completed for some time
and with the towers placed iu posi
tion the Harwood current will soon
be in use in uanville, Bloomsburg