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Republican News Item.
Published Every Friday.
Chas. P. Billamboz, AcrontQ
P. H. Lorah, rtgCIUS.
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
OF DUSHORE. PENNA.
CAPITAL - - $50,000.
SURPLUS - - SIO,OOO.
Does a Genera! Banking Business.
F. B. POMEROY, M. D. SWARTS.
F. W. GALLAGHER, Prop.
Warm meals and lunches at all hours,
Oysters and game in season.
Bar supplied with choicest liquors, wine and
cigars. Good stable room provided.
LAPORTE LIVERY AND*
Connected with the Commercial
Hotel. First-class Horses and
CHAS. COLEMAN, Prop_
MUNCY VALLEY HOUSE.
G. W. MYERS. PROPRIETOR.
A hotel of established reputation.
Strictly first class in all of its appointments.
Bar well supplied with the best of liquors.
THOS. E. KENNEDY, Prop.
This largj and well iippointed house is
tlie must popular hostelry intliis section
W. E. PORTER, Prop'r.
D. KEEFE, Proprietor.
Ono of iho largest and best equipped
hold- in thU se. tio > of tin; st.i'.e.
Table ole bust. ll .toa I .OU iollar pur • ay.
T.J. & F. H. INGHAM,
Legal business attended to
in ihis and adjoiuing counties
[T J. MULLEN,
Office in Court House Building.
WM P. SHOEMAKER,
Office in County Building.
Collections, conveyancing; the settlement of j
estates and other legal business will receive !
J J. BRADLEY,
OFFICE IK COUNTY BUILDING
NF.AIi COL'UT HOUSE.
Monday of each week at Forksville.
Ellery P. Ingham. Harvey K. Newitt.
|NGHAM & NEWITT,
OFFICES 714-17 FRANKLIN BUILDING.
133 So. 12th Street Philadelphia,
Having retired from the office of United States
Attorney and Assistant United States Attorney,
will continue the general practice of law in the
United Staves courts, and all the courts of the
City and County of Philadelphia,
HENRY T. DOWNS,
OFFICE IH PUBLIC BUILDING
COURT BOUSE BQUARK.
I H. CRONIN,
rlcs OH MAIN STREET.
'n Rank uilding.
I STOP YER KICKIN'. ?
Stop yer kickin' 'bout the times— Stop yer kickin',git a-hold J
Git a hustle on you ; Of the wheel and turn it." 112
s> Skirmish 'round and grab the dimes You kin never handle gold"
\ Ef the dollars shun you. 'Less you try to earn it. "
r Croakin' never bought a dress, Brush the cobwebs from your eye^iy
Growlin'isn't in it. Stop your blam'd repinin' M
112 Fix your peepers on success, An' you'll notice that yer skies
C Then go into win it. Allus'll be shinin' j
112 Times is gittin'good agin— If you hain't the nerve to try J
Try (o help them all you kin. Sneak away somewhere and die.
} Don't sit'round with hangin'lip ; Kite IK* J
3 That is sure to floor you
£ Tr . v ,0 g' l a better grip YES, STOP YER KICKIN'. THIS J
P Oil the work before you; EVERLASTING KICKIN' HAS GOT TO £
> Put some ginger in yer words BE AN INTOLERABLE NUISANCE. V
N When you greet a neighbor; GO TO THE OLD RELIABLE I
r Throw your troubles to the birds, JEWELRY STORE FOB WHAT/
Git right down to labor, YOU NEED AND BE HAPPY,
Ji An'you'll notice ev'ry day ifcifcftift 1
Things is comin'right yourway. £
I RETT EN BURY, ?
dushore, pa. THE JEWELER, r
£J 1% 1
♦ ♦ ♦ The Cheapest Place in
the County to Buy
hardware W w
«• i (111 $25 Wheels S4O Wheels
Hi ,r n j'TOg
Large tubing, k Large tubing,
Grade Flush Joints, a Flush joints,
Fully lift Wood rims, I Reversible
r , m Single tube tire, Handlebars,
Guar= ' 2 piece crank hang
in;#! Detatchaole sprocket F
anteed ers, Hunt saddle,
Single tube tire, etc.
BICYCLE REPAYING and SUNDRIES.
Handlebars, Saddles, Lamps, delis. Locks, Brakes, Peddles, Cranks, Spokes, Rims, Tirei,
both single and double lube, a full line of Bicycle Supplies.
New and Complete Assortment of all Staple
Goods in the Hardware Line ......
such as Barbed Wire, Nails, Poultry Netting, Milk Pans, and Pails, Garden Tools, Paints
and heavy and shelf Hardware. A'.i kinds of Tin Work and Spouting done by competent
workmen. Write for prices or give us a call whenever in need of Hardware.
n. A.Rogers & Son.,
In Order to Make Room for Our
Immense Line of
That will soon arrive
WE HAVE DECIDED TO MAKEA
to make room for the
large line of new goods
Kor Spring Trade
Highest Price Paid for Butter and Eggs.
"ETERNAL VIGILANCE IS THE PRICE OF LIBERTY."
LAPORTE, PENNA., THURSDAY, APRIL, 21, 1898.
The State Line & Sullivan R. R. Co.
placed a new boiler in their pumping
statioii at Birch Creek last week. They
also received two new electric pumps and
an electric dynamo which will be placed
in the mines as soon as possible. ' *
F. H. Allen is again laid up with the
A rag bee was held at the residence of
Wm. Ros Wednesday evening Wm. en
tertained the women and kept the needles
Atty. F. H. Ingham of Laporte attend
ed the meeting of the P. 0. S. of A. Fri- j
day evening. F. H. is always a welcome J
The Gazette Scribe is learning the
millenery trade. Ohl dear how queer,
Miss Mattie Walters spent the forepart
of last week at Dushore.
Miss Amy Sweet of Dushore visited
friends here Thursday,
A number of our boys have purchased
new wheels this spring. Others have
wheels in their head.
Speckled beauties are being caught this
week. Fish stories next week.
Mr. Joseph Walters of Towanda and
Miss Susie Sharp of Shinnersvill were
united in marriage at the parsonage of the
St. Francis church at 7:30 Tuesday morn
ing April 12th by Rev. J. A. Enright.
We with the NEWS ITEM extend eerigrat
Miss Norah Gahan and Miss Mary
Scanlin of Cherry were the guests of Mr.
and Mrs. James Gilligan Monday and
Tuesday of last week.
Hon. J. S. Line was at Sayre Tuesday
visiting his son Samuel.
James Kane is on the sick list.
Rev. J. A. Enright attended the dedica
tion of the new school in towanda Wed
Car Jones ol Dushore will commence
painting the parsonage and the Presby
terian church this week.
The meat market of W. H. Blight is
receiving a new coat of paint. His store
will also be painted over.
( Hen-y Facy engineer and Pat Mathews j
conductor of the switch engine are in s per-"|
suit of ihe speckled beauties this week, i
Mrs. Donovan lias moved into the house
occupied by her daughter Mrs. Rosa Hoffa
and Joseph Htinsinger has moved in the
house vacated by Mrs. Donovan, and
Henry Schaad has purchased the house
vacated by Mr, Hunsinger at Mildred
which belonged to Mr. Schaad's father.
What's the matter with havind a cham
pion team here this season?
There's nothing the matter, the boys have
lots of time to practice, all they want to
do is to get a captin that's got a little hus
tle about him and go in for business right
away and you can wear the belt.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Farrell and child
ren of Dushore were the guest of Mr. and
Mrs. John McDonald Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Quick and children
who have been visiting at Rush Susque
hanna county returned home Thursday,
Dear readers if you. want the latest and
best news from your town take the NEWS
Rev. Noll of Dushore preached a very
impressive sermon in the Union church
Rev. Spooner spoke to a large audience
in the Christian church Sunday morning
and evening. J
Frank Miller and daughter of Wilk'es
barre are the guests of Wm. Brong.
We noticeu a good many of our town
people gathering arbutus in the rain Sun
La. H. Hogsmi tli a popular actor of
New York Citywas spending his vacation
at this place last week.
S. F. Galough and Geo. Jinkens attend
ed the concert given by Grant Smith and
his musical class at Warberton Hill Sat
urday evening. They report the concert
P. M. Whitacre expects to have the
finest garden in Sullivan county this year
if digging angle worms cuts any ice.
W. L. HoSman spent Friday among the
speckled beauties. He succeeded in land
ing three which measured sixteen, eleven
and five inches, and raised about fifty
that were larger. There are others.
Quoit season opened early in our town
this spring. Dad Buckingham is still
If you want to enlist in the army or
navy see Homer Peck.
Harrison Zachonas a pioneer lumber
man of this town late of Galeton Pa. was
in town during the past week.
John Minnier Jr. of Williamsport was
doing business in our town Thursday last.
We understand that Max Zagrosk is
about togo to Washington to offer his
| services to Mike Kinley.
MUST EVACUATE CUBA AT ONCE.
, jfirst Call "Will Be For 80,000. This It Is
Thought Will Exhaust the National
Ouard at This Time,
The declaration of war against Spain
practically made last week as announced
by us has been overhauled by our States
men at Washington and some changes
trjade in the form of the resolutions.
, There was a heated discussion lasting
over Sunday and Monday, and only ended
in the early hours of Tuesday morning,
when the Conference Committee reached
an agreement and the resolutions agreed
upon passed the Senate.
The first paragraph will be as it passed
the Senate. The report was adopted by
the Senate at 1:14 a. m.
The President retired before midnight
and While House was deserted except for
the executive clerk, Mr. Montgomery,
who received the bulletin announcing the
Senate's action over the wire from the
capitol. The message was turned over to
the domestic end of the mansion and with
out waiting for the action of the House
the executive office was closed for the
The resolutions as agreed on by the
conferees of both houses are as follows:
"Resolved—By the Senate and House
of Representative of the United Slates of
Ar erica in Congress assembled.
'First—Tl. ♦. the people of the island
of Cuba, are, at * of light ought to be free
"Second—That it is the duty of the
United States to demand, and the govern
ment of the United States does hereby
demand, that the government of Spain at j
once relinquish its authority and govern- j
ment in the Island of Cuba and withdraw j
land and naval forces from Cuba and !
"Third—That the President of the j
United States be and he hereby is directed j
and empowered to use the entire laud and
naval forces of the United States, and to
call into the actual service of the United i
States the militia of the several states, to ,
such extent as may be necessary, to carry :
these resolutions into eflect.
i "Fourth—That the United States here- ,
!by disclaims any disposition or intention
to exercise sovereignty, jurisdiction or
control over said island, except for the
pacification thereof, and asserts its deter- !
mination, when that is accomplished, to
leave the government and control of the
island to its people.
Washington, April 20.—Spain will re
ceive official notification of the demands j
of the United States. She then will be
informed that the Cuban resolutions pass
ed by Congress at an early hour this 1
morning are now apart of tl.e laws of the ■
United .States, and an ultimatum will be
sent, demanding compliance with this law
and an answer within a short time, pro
bably twenty-four hours. Compliance is
not expected, and a forward movement on !
Cuba will commence the latter part of j
this week, according to the plans of the .
The Congressional Cuban resolution ,
will be signed today. The ultimatum to'
Spain will be signed at the saine time, i
The President early decided to make tae
two practically one act by a simultaneous j
signature of each.
Report Not a Case of Infanticide.
Coroner C. F. Wackenhuth answered a
call on Tuesday to hold an inquest over j
the remains of a dead inlu-it found locked j
in a trunk at the residence of E. I. Brun
dage near Nordmont. Mrs. Brundage
discovered a stench in the room occupied
by Miss Grace Hains, a young woman i! 3
years of age whom Mrs. Brundage had
with her. Upon an investigation of the
cause it was found to be in a trunk that
was locked. The trunk when broke open
revealed a dead infant wraped in a sheet
upon which it had been born. The post
mortem held at the inquest proved that
the infant had been born about th v ee
. weeks past and the testing of the luntt'i
indicated that the infant was dead whe.,
born. The woman claimed her illness
to be that of dropsy.
W. 11. Lawreuson left on Friday last
Wm. Bay left Saturday last for Wil
Miss Maud Miller left Saturday tor a
visit at Chamouni.
Charles Hopfer came home Monday
night with 30 nice trout.
Clyde Welliver rides a new wheel
Mrs. J. L. Den left for Williamsport
M. S. Lyon has purchased a new farm
Adam Bradley, night watchman at the
tannery, left Tuesday inoruing for a trip
down the P. k R.
Mrs. David Taylor returned home Mon
day from a visit to Hughesville.
I wonder if it is true that John Girton
is negotiating for a life partner. John iB
John Sones, sawyer for J. TT. Stack
house, had his leg taken off by the saw
Tuesday afternoon. The machinery was
suddenly started while he was filing the
1 saw, causing the fatal accident. He died
1 in a few hours after from loss of blood.
He leaves a wife and one son.
1.50 Per. Year.
Charles Hugo Dead.
At his residence in Elkland township
Mr. Charles Hugo an old and respected
citizen died .Saturday evening. He had
been a long sufferer of complicated diseases
and his demise had for sonic thrie past
been hourly expected.
Saw Mill Destroyed by Fire.
At about 12 o'clock Monday night the
sawmill property of C.S.&A G. Rogers at
Lincoln Falls, was consumed by fire,
along with twenty-five thousand feet of
sawed lumber. The origin of the fire is
unknown. 1 here was no insurance
carried on the property.
Mr. A. G. got his hair cut.
Mrs. Harry Bobb who has been sick
for some time died Sunday morning. She
leaves a husband aud two small children
to mourn her loss.
Miss Myrtle Miller and Frank Snyder
were visitors ut Kedion Sunday School
Miss Julia Eilkin and Mrs. J. B. Edkin
made a trip to Williamsport Wednesday.
The Victor school will close Apr. 19.
and this closes the best term in the his
tory of the Victor school. Jennie Roach
Mr.U. L. Edkin of Hughesville visited
his parents at Cedar Grove ou Easter
Mr. and Mrs. Pearson Cor6on of near
Hughesville were guests of J. J. Harding
Miss Ocie anil Otto Edkin of Salter
field are visiting their grand parents at
Mr. and Mrs. Sim Foust of Hughes
ville visited Mrs. Foust's mother last
W. I. Taylor, Eagles Mere's most prac
tical butcher, secured from J. J. Harding
a two year old steer that weighed a plump
The weather man must have slipped »
notch in tome way as March has gone
and April is with us, very unhealthy
weather. The air is full of pneumonia
and lagrippe There has been an unusual
number of deaths in this section.
On Thursday Mrs. Lewis McCarty ot
Millview, and oldest daughter a girl about
13 years old, were both buried in one grave,
cause, pneumonia. Mr. McCarty and
one of the other children are seriously ill
with the same disease.
\ lit lie son of Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Bird
sail of this place about two and one-half
years old, was buried here Friday.
Charles Hugo of Eldredsville,ex-County
Commissioner will be buried in the Ger
man cemetery at this place Weduesdav.
Mr. Hugo has been a great sufferer for a
long time, everything being done for him
that money and kind friends could do. He
was wasted away to a perfect skeleton.
He was one of our most substantial cili
Misses, Blanch and Edna Sick of
Cherry Mills was \isitingatG. C. Birds
G. S. Albert.? of Mansfield, Tioga Co.
was visiting friends here last week.
Mrs. Daniel Vargason is quite seriously
ill with rheumatism.
\V. W. Boyle is quite seriously ill with
lagrippe and catarrh of the stomach.
I)r. Woodhead is attending him.
W. H. Webster moved to Sugar ltun
Bradford Co. where he will work at his
trade, wagon making.
J. J. Webster moved lohis lumber job
near Laporte last week.
George Johns of Eldredsville moved
hi:* lamily to this place a week ago.
Mrs. Matilda Vargason, widow of the
late Jesse Vargason is quite seriously ill
with a severe caugh and cold.
Just before closing our communication
we received the news that the steam saw
mill of C. S. and E. G. Kogera of Lincoln
Falls was consumed by fire in the early
hours of this morning, if correct, which
we have no doubt. It will be a heavy loss
to the Rogers Brothers as it was a good
mill and heavily stocked. No purlieu
The Prohibitions ot Sullivan county
met in the courthouse on Tuesday and
placed a full ticket in the field as follows:
Representative, J). J. Saddlemeyer;
Prothonotary, li. S. Molyueux; Sheriff, E.
Bos tin n.
Jn the evening Voleny B. Cushion of
Bangor, Maine, delivered a political dis
The Junior Exhibition of the Forks
ville High School will be given in the
jr. E. church at Forksville, Thursday
evening April 2S, IS9B, also the com
mencement exercises of the Graduating
I Class on Friday evening April 29, 189*.
\ All friends of education, patrons aud pub
| lie are cordially invited to be present.
F. J. WJLN'DHI.L Princ.