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Offers exceptional advantages tor the loca
tion of new Industries I Free Factory sites,
cheap and abundant fuel, direct shipping
facilities and low freight rates and plentiful
supply of laborers.
McCurdy Hunter Had Won a
-High Place In the Esteem
Of the People.
McCurdy Hunter, one of the well
known and prominent Beechwoods resi
dents, died suddenly at his home Thurs
day forenoon. He bad been apparently
in bis usual good health until about
a half hour before bis death, when he
was sutzed with what Is supposed to
have been heart failure. Restoratives
were unavailing and In an appallingly
abort time the Bpark of life had find.
His departure from life was so sudden
that not even his children and Im
mediate relatives were aware of his
illness until the tidings reached them
that death had visited tlvs homes ead
and removed the bead of the family.
Thursday morning Mr. Hunter was
about the r.ouse apparently as well
as ever, when during the forenoon he
informed his wife that he was not feel
ing well, and would lie down for a
while. Divining something wrong Mrs.
Hunter, who was alone In the house
with her husband, made every effort
to relieve him, but In half an hour after
he was stricken death occurred. Dur
ing his active career Mr. Hunter had
always bnrne-a strong, healthy physique
and rugged constitution, and he was
almost the last of the older residents
of the Beechwoods district who was
' expected to answer the last roll call
for many years at least.
McCurdy Hunter was In the 68th
year of his life. He was the son of
the late Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Hunter,
the former of whom lived to be over
100 year old. McCurdy Fainter was
born In the Beechwoods where his life
was spent in the active pursuits of
farming and incidentally to looking
after the welfare and uplifting of the
community so dear to his heart. That
he did this can well be testified by the
widespread expressions of regret over
the removal by death of this life from
its field of usefulness.
Id 1863 Mr. Hunter and Miss Sarah
Sterrit were united in marriage. The
wife and seven children survive him,
as follows: Andrew and Joseph, of
Beechwoods, Warnlck and Wray, of
Reynoldsville, Margaret, Anna and
Sarah, who reside at home, He la also
survived by two brothers, Joseph and
Robert Hunter, and one sister, Mrs.
M. C. Ellngensmith.
The name of McCurdy Hunter is in
dlssolubly associated with the Beech
woods dlstrlot where his long and use
ful life was spent. He was endowed for
the work in that section with a restless
energy, keen wits and a capacity for
concentrated devotion to high ideals
and the betterment of his fellowman.
He was an ardent churchman and had
been an elder In the Beechwoods Pres
byterian ohurch for a number of years.
He was broad In his conceptions, strong
in his convictions, pure in his motives,
upright and honest In his dealings with
his neighbors. He was a soldier In the
Civil War, brave and gallant, who
thought it not too much to offer his
life, if need be, a sacrifice on the altar
of his oountry. Brockwayville Record.
McCurdy Hunter was vice-president
and a director of the Citizens National
bank of Reynoldsville, in which his son,
J. W, Hunter, is cashier.
Funeral services were held at the
family residence In Beechwoods at
twelve o'clock Saturday, conducted by
Rev. Geo. H. Hill, pastor of Beech
woods Presbyterian church, assisted by
Rev. J. V. Bell, of DuBois. Interment
was made in the Beechwoods cemetery.
The Best Hour of Life.
Is when you do some great deed or
discover some wonderful fact. This
hour came to J. R. Pitt, of Rocky Mt.,
N. C, when he was suffering intensely,
as he says, "from the worst cold I ever
had, I then proved to my great satis
faction, what a wonderful cold and
cough cure Dr. King's New Discovery
is. For, after taking one bottle,
I was-entlrely cured. You can't say
anything too good of a medicine like
that." Its the surest and best remedy
for diseased lungs, hemorrhages, la
grippe, asthma, hay fever any throat
or lung trouble. 50c and II 00. Trial
bottle free, Guaranteed by H, L. Mc
Entire. New spring waists for ladles at Bing
StokeCo. They are always right and thoy are
always light Queen Quality shoes for
women. Price $3.00 and 13.50. Adam's
DEATH OF BOB WHITE
He is Hungry, Cold and Dying from Want of Care While the Ground fa Covered With Snow He Calls For Help.
(By ERASMUS WILSON, "QUIET OBSERVER."
You know Bob, so fine and cheery
along about harvest time, and so friend
ly too, and sociable like, calling to you
from the meadow fence, or old stump,
or maybe from the potato field where
he has been feeding on "tater bugs."
Eleven Men- Burned By An
Explosion of Powder at Eriton
The Returns From
Republicans Save One Office
In a Democratic Landslide
We were unable to get the election
returns from Winslow township in time
to publish last week and get the papers
inio postoflloe In time for the rural
routes, and we held the returns over
until this week. It will be seen by the
vote which we publish below, that the
Republicans only elected one township
officer school director. The vote shows
that the Democrats got their largest
vote in precinct No. 2. Before the
name of each candidate elected Is an
asterisk (). Following is the vote In
12 3 4
Ira D. Bowser, R . . . 45 17 21 39
Go Mownry, Ft 29 15 14 32
K. B. Deemer, D. ... 19 BH 10 21
John Dougherty, D... 25 75 14 15
Thos. Woods, R 44 11 17 34
Geo. H. Rea, D 20 73 14 23
A. C. Murray, D 28 66 20 30
r'rank Fox, R ... .. 1 ..
John Penhall, R.. .. 39 10 20 40
W.J. Morrison, D.... 22 73 11 17
A. M. Norrls, D 30 62 19 32
A. A. Stewart, R 1 ..
P. A. Smith, D 25 62 21 28
M. M. MoAdoo, R.... 7 4 2 19
JUDGE OP ELECTION.
Jos. McNeil, R 40 .."7TT.
Wm. London, D 22
J. W.Syphrlt, R 24 .. ..
R. E. Murray, D .. 63 . .
E. H. Boner, R 11 ..
W. K.Garvin, R 1 ..
H. A. Sherwood, D 6 ..
A. C. Fish, R 16 . .
Alex Watson, R 44
H. B. Rolter, D 18
Charles Hatten, R.... 38 .. .. ..
John Lldle, D 23
D L. Brumbaugh, D. .. 61 .. ..
Giles Rlshell. H 23 .. ..
E. C. Blose, R 23
Harry Snyder, D.: 10 ..
David Boll, R 37
W. H.Cramer, D 23
Henry Hodge, R 38
J. L. Marshall, D 24 .... ..
E. M. HUlis, R 23 .. ..
Cbas. Norrls, D. ..... . . . 60 . .
A. A. Stewart, ft 18
Michael Broctous, D 4 ..
W. K. Garvin, R..... .. .. 1 ..
John Cribbs, R 10 ..
Wm. Rodwell, R ' .. .. 38
W. H. Keller, D. . ... ( 19
ROAD TAX QUESTION.
For Work Road Tax . 84 76 23 41
For Cash Road Tax... 10 7 6 2
Struck a Rich Mine.
S: W. Bends, of Coal City, Ala., says
he struck a perfect mine of health in
Dr. King's New Life Pills for they
cured him of liver and kidney trouble
after twelve years of suffering. They
are the best pills on earth for consti
pation, malaria, headache, dyspepsia,
debility. 25o at H. L. McEntlre'6.
List of unclaimed letters remaining
In post office at Reynoldsville, Pa., for
week ending Feb. 19, 1910.
Mrs. Hattle Bush, H. Decker, Henry
Grant, Grace Grant. Mrs. D. Rolllnor
2, F. M. Stevens, Miss Lottie Wingnal.
Foreign Mrs. John Trehensky. v
Say advertised and give dale of list
when calling for above.
E. C. Burns, P. M.
Have a pair of toe-creepers fitted to
your rubbers and save yourself a broken'
arm or leg. 25o at Adam's.
REYNOLDSVILLE, PENN'A.. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 23,
You may not know that Bob is
speolally fond of these, and of cabbage
worms, as well as of several other kinds
of bugs and worms that bother the
farmer. But he Is, and he makes a full
band in the field every day, rain or
Cigarette, a Bag of Powder and
"Jumbc" Part Company
NO ONE FATALLY INJURED.
Early Monday morning a wave of
excitement was stirred up here by a
report that an explosion had occurred
in Erltun shaft, and that a number of
men had probably been killed. The
Courier posted a bulletin as Boon as
definite advices could be secured, which
gave the welcome intelligence that al
though a quantity of powder had ex
ploded and a number of men had been
severely Injured, a real "mine horror''
had been averted.
The explosion occurred in the cage,
on Its first trip down Into the mine with
men of the day shift, and there were
ten men aboard.
A man called "Jumbo" was smok
ing a cigarette, and one of the persist
ent, reports is that he was taking
powder down In a sack under his coat,
and that a spark from the cigarette
found Its way Into the sack, which was
concealed because it is against the rules
to carry powder Into the mine that way,
and the explosion resulted. Several of
the men carried cans of powder and two
were exploded, making a terrlfio blaBt
that momentarily stunned the men and
filled the cage with flame and im
mediately set fire to the clothing of
The moment the cage reached the
bottom of the shaft the men began
tearing off their clothing to keep from
burning to death. Several were very
severely burned, but it is believed that
all will reoover. Cager Frank Devlns
telephoned to the top of the shaft and
assistance was sent down and the in
jured men were taken to the surface
and given first attention, and then
taken to their homes.
Another report on the possible oause
of the explosion was that one of the
men carried an open lamp in the cage
and that the powder may have been
ignited from it, But the cigarette re
port is the one the men olalm is almost
oertaln to account correctly for the
acoldent. The Courier was informed
by a workman at the Bhaft that it re
quired close inspection to prevent a
number of the foreigners from smug
gling powder into the mine in sacks,
which Is strictly against the regula
tions. DuBots Courier. "
The Need of Sympathy.
In the struggle and battle of life
there is none strong enough to bear
the contest alone. All need sympathy
and help, and they must have it or
sure, disaster or defeat will overtake
them. He who thinks himself safe,
when his lifebark rides gaily 'before
thebreize with sails filled with winds
of prosperity, is often the weakest of the
weak when the storm and tempest
come. Thus in the hour of Borest trial
many a weak woman has often
been Strong and brave to tndure, where
stalwart manhood has succumbed and
drifted helpless and discouraged before
the gale of adversity. Life is sweet
ened and made beautiful by sympathy
its asperities are toned down and its
rough places made smooth by the touch
of a gentle hand or a tone of a loving
voice even the severest trials may be
endured . and the heaviest burdens
borne when aided by a very little
thoughful and precious help of this
kind. Punxsutawney News.
That a clean, nice, fragrant com
pound like Bucklen's Arnica Salve will
Instantly relieve a bad burn, out, scald,
wound or piles staggers skeptics. But
great cures prove its a wonderful healer
of the worst sores, ulcers, bolls, felons,
eczema, skin eruptions, as also chapped
hands, sprains and corns. Try it. 25c
at H. L. MoEntire's.
The Ebony Emperors of Melody at
the Family Theatre Feb. 23 and 24.
shine, all of which entitles him to your
protection, and commends him to your
oare when the ground is so deeply
covered with snow that he can't grub
for his living, which he would cheer
fully do If he had a chanee, or even
Dr. Russell A. McKinley Has An
Exceptional Ministerial Record
Served as Moderator in State
Synods In Ohio, Iowa and
CHAPLAIN OF A LEGISLATURE
Next Sunday Rev. Dr. Russell A.
McKinley, who accepted a unanimous
call in January to become pastor of the
Reynoldsville Presbyterian cburcb,
will take up his work in Reynoldsville
and will fill his new pulpit both morn
ing and evening. Dr. McKinley was
here two Sundays in January and
preached four sermons, giving good
satisfaction. He comes to Reynolds
ville highly spoken of as an able preach
er and good paBtor. Following is a
sbort Bketch of the new pastor:
Rev. Dr. Russell A. McKinley is a
native of Franklin, Pa. He Is a grad
uate of Allegheny College, of Mead
vllle, and of the Western Theological
Seminary at Pittsburgh. He la also a
post-graduate of Wooster University,
having pursued a course there In meta
physics for which he received the de
gree of Dootor of Philosophy, "Ph. D.,"
In 1889. In 1901 he received the hon
orary degree of "D. D." from his Alma
Mater. Dr. McKinley has had pastor
ates at Bedford, Iowa, Clearfield, Pa.,
First Church of SteubenvtHe, Ohio,
First Church of Boise, Idaho, and Cot
tonwood Falls, Kansas. He served as
permanent o'.erk of the Presbytery of
Huntingdon, as stated olerk of the
Presbytery of Council Bluffs, was mod
erator of the Synod of Iowa in 1880, of
the Synod of Ohio in 1901, and of the
Synod of Idaho in 1906. He was chosen
ohaplaln of the Idaho Legislature in
1907. At time of leaving Cottonwood
Falls, Kan., was moderator of the Pres
bytery of Emporia.
Mrs. McKinley U also a ohurch work
er. While residing in Ohio she served
several years as synodloal secretary for
Freedmen. She was president of the
Boise Presbyterial in Idaho and at time
of leaving Cottonwood Falls, Kan., was
president of the Emporia PreBbyterlal.
Wonderful Butter Machine.
The Big Run Tribune says that H. S.
Kuntz, of that place, has a maohlne
that will make two pounds of butter
out of one pound of butter and one pint
of milk. Mr. Kuntz has made 2 lb. 9
oz. of butter out of 1 14 lb. of butter
and 1 1-4 pints of milk and the butter is
as good as creamery or any country but
ter. There is nothing in the butter
except the milk and salt. It can be
oolored but does not need It. It is need
less to say this machine has excited
very general Interest in and around
Big Run, and many bolleve It cannot do
as stated, but the Tribune says Mr.
Kuntz stands prepared to prove it to all
Value of a Orange.
A subordinate Grange is the most
practical and most natural means of
promoting all the interests of a rural
oommunlty ever conceived in 'the his
tory of the world, for the following
It contributes to the social life by
frequent regular meetings in which the
art of sociability is so agreeably and In
formally taught as to fascinate rather
than repel those participating in the
It contributes to the high moral stan
dard by affording convenient and agree
able society for old and young in which
the hfghest standard of morality is
maintained, thereby preventing asso
ciation of its members in society of the
It contributes to the happiness of
home by the mental recreation afforded
all members of the family in the various
Grange gatherings attended, thereby
broadening their mental vision and In
creasing their happiness, which is sure
to be reflected in their home life.
It contributes to the material pros
perity by its dlsoussion of all matters of
importance tending to local develop
ment and often is instrumental in se
half a chance.
It is up to you farmers and-suburbanites
to look after Bob, while the snow
Is on, for be is In a bad way just now,
and is calling plaintively and pitifully
to you for food and shelter.
n ' Hp' Y?i
DR. H A. McKINLEY
Eugene V. Debs
Addressed Big Crowd
Socialist Chief Attracted People
From Towns Twenty
Fifteen or twenty people from this
section attended the lecture of Eugene
V. Debs, the noted Socialist chief and
former presidential candidate, at Du
Bois Sunday afternoon. Many of these
were not in sympathy with Socialism
but went simply to hear a man who,
whether right or wrong, has made a
nation sit up and take notice. Debs
is a rapid and skillful speaker, not in
the same class with Bryan as an orator,
perhaps, but almost as forcible. He
makes his arguments very clear and
chooses Illustrations so pointed that the
audience is for the time carried along
with him. Much of his address was
political, but Debs is also a master1 of
pathos and parts of his speeoh were
genuinely eloquent. To know Debs by
his stage talk and manner would give
a very false and one-sided idea of
him. Unlike Bryan, he has but little
grace and dignity of manner in speak
ing. Tall and uncalnly In stature, he
walks with a slight stoop and when
speaking his favorite attitude Is a
crouotlng position, with arms extended.
His merciless condemnation of existing
governmental conditions also gives the
impression of a roan more destructive
that constructive. But to meet Debs
face to face, feel his warm hand clasp
and look Into his clear and steady eyes
is to form a better and kindlier Im
pression. In private talk he shows
himself alMhat Riley the poet called
him a great warm hearted man, sin
cerely trying to better the wrongs of
his "comrades" the laboring men of
curing the establishment of Industries
that glye added population as well as
taxable property, thereby indirectly
aiding every taxpayer In town.
It contributes to the general intelli
gence of the inhabitants by its frequent
discussion of questions of a publio na
ture and by the educating Influence of
other exerciser, resulting in mental de
velopment and a more Intelligent citi
zenship, which is an uplifting force in
any town. -
It contributes to the general welfare
by dissipating neighborhood quarrels,
by breaking up long-standing feuds
caused by church, school or society
troubles, by promoting better roads,
better schools, and better farming, by
stimulating more interest In publio
affairs, resulting in the election of bet
ter men to office and better enforcement
of law as well as the better transaction
of the publio business of towns, oounties
and states. t
A subordinate Grange contributes in
these ways to the upbuilding of a rural
community by making it a more desir
able place in which to live and making
its citizens more Intelligent, more pros
perous and more happy. National
f modern schools and churofaes, paved
Htreeta, Hter, nat and electric accommoda
tions, conren eat trolley service, high and
huiiltbful location, varied employment for
tabor and many other residential advantages.
laionr irrr itc
Silk Mill, Schools, Reunions
And Industrial Projects Are
There was a very large attendance at
the meeting of the Business Men's As
sociation Monday evening and the or
ganization gained about fifteen new
members under the new constitution.
Interest Id the organization's work has
been great since the closing of the steel
plant deal and Indications are that at
least one hundred and pnrstbly two
hundred new members will be enrolled
in the next two weeks. The new (1 00
a year rate makes It possible for every
one interested In the town, whether In
business or not, to belong.
A numner of Important matters were
considered, among them the efforts
wnloh are being made to secure re
sumption of work at the silk mill. In
which work the Association Is meeting
with fair encouragement. As soon as
the re-organlzition committee of the
American Silk Co. reports it is likely
that some action will be taken In regard
to the local mill.
The Association has a number of
other important projects under consid
eration. The effort to secure a lower trolley
rate for laborers living in Reynolds
ville and working at nearby places, will
be enntinued, with good a prospect of
By way of lending encouragement to
the offlolals and teachers of the publio
schools a committee of five was appoint
ed to visit the borough sohools soma
day the coming week. The committee:
Robert L. Parrish, James W. GU.espio,
A. Katzen, Smith M. McCreight, H.
Special membership cards will be
printed this week and a committee has
been appointed to make a systematic
effort to enroll every wide-awake citi
zen In town in this "booster's" club.
A committee of three was appointed
to present to the local lodge of Knights
of Pythias a request to attempt to se
oure the annual reunion of the Pythlans
for Reynoldsville this year.
The range of topics discussed at the
meeting Monday night ran the scale
from new railroad projects affecting
Reynoldsville, opening of coal fields,
industrial possibilities, freight rates,
etc, down to cleaning the sidewalks of
snow and slush. Anything that tends
towards the bettering of local condi
tions goes in these meetings and it is
noticeable that the pesslmlstio gloom
that used to appear so frequently in the
panio years, has disappeared and in Its
plaoe there is a whole-souled Interest la
building up the town without regard to
The next meeting will be held the
first Tuesday in March, at which time
arrangements will be made for nominat
ing officers for the coming year. The
election takes plaoe at the first meeting
If you are not on the sunny side,
Walk-Oyer price $3.50 and $4.00.
New percales and ginghams at Bing
Bates: One cent per word for each and
Paying Business fob Sale An
established mercantile business in
Prescottvllle may be purchased at a
bargain if taken at once. Stock and
fixtures Included. Owner desires to
embark in other business. Inquire
A. Carlson, Prescottvllle.
Fob Sale Forty-eight acres of land.
Call on C. J. Kerr.
Fob Sale Seven room house and lot
on Beech street. Inquire of Oscar
For Rent House and land at Wishaw.
Inquire B. J. Rudolph.
Fob Rent Six rooms over my store
room. Bath and all modern improve
ments. Inquire at my store. W. P.
Fob Rent Store room 22 x 100 feet;
basement same size; ware room attached
22 x 50; also two large office rooms, well
lighted and equipped with steam beat.
Inquire of A. T. McClure.
F. R Sale One six room house and'
two lots, with good spring of living
water; located on 13th street. Price
1900. Also one six room house and
extra large lot; located on Tenth st,
Price $800. Inquire of A. T. McClure