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AcCONNELLSBURG, PA., SEPTEABER 28, 1899.
:N OLD LANDMARK
J Building That Has Run the
H Gamut of Business for
i Over a Century.
Last work John Shoots com
"cnccd tearing down a building
iat has boon a notable one for a
"imber of years, not that it pos
'rnsed architoctual boauty to any
marked degree, in fact, it was
Kthoroftho ugly duckling or--;
or was pretentious in any re
iract, but yot it managed to hold
pelt ready, like a good couvoni
d harbor for the embarking of
Mmerpus enterprises. Its prin
pal room lias been occupied in
palmy days as a store room,
"Boring establishment, jost of-
4 io, printing office, coach shop,
Mhool room, band room and in
cent years as a earriago shed,
ip one living to-day knew it as a
mw building. Some remember
t from a venerable one down to
,tural decay and final demoli
nuti. Quito a number of citizens
iTa past generation started in
Merchandising in the building
ll question, the first of whom
5 U have any trace, although he
.A a number of predecessors in
c;e same vocation, was Jack Duf
lluld, as ho was familiarly known
F the time, an uncle of the late
S. E. Duffleld. This gentle
Atn removed from the town and
)pis followed by Hugh L.McCaw.
e presume Mr. McGaw's ex
perience was somewhat similar
those of other merchants of
l, Pt day, and nothing especially
ewortliy occurred during his
freer. Our informant, howev
k7 mentioned a clerk named Dan
,rcfi "Becker, who took great do
,ht in assisting Mrs. Cook, the
naither of Michael and Jacob
ltbk, several years deceased, in
takdng bees, of which sho had a
'."isiderable number. The Cook
acoperty adjoined, and when the
ivW3s swarmed, Daniel forgot his
rical duties, and with an ever
llidy tin pan awoke the echoes
rattthe vicinity, and partook more
t)3, disposition for noisy fun than
iliaicitude for the old lady's bees.
!0li:ire wo will take occasion to help
lode an idea that still retains
INC Old .on many people, and that
.vvthat the noisier the demon-
tion made, by beating a pan,
'any old thing, "when a swarm
ieea start for other quarters
I quicker it will alight. The
hging" of bees, as it was orig
Dv called, comes from an an-
S, Jt custom in England, when a
irnj of bees was followed by
lowlier, who gave notice to his
llh-'cghbors by tapping on whatev
jCoiece of metal came to his
,,. jd that the swarm was his
pcrty and he expected to
Rt-r. their premises and take
jpljBession without hindrance,
( not, as wo hinted at beforo,
t the frantic gestures aud ear-
I letting sounds had any jioteney
j jiindering the bees from con
, ung meir nignt. lsut reven
" ' a nos moutons, as tho French
0 I, The successor of Mr. Mc
.(w was Thomas Montgomery,
.. eh shortly after became tho
"Ki of Montgomery & Lleighard,
fti-ia-law of that trentloman.
"Montgomery kept store after
manner of the famous gentlo-
who "kept tavern in York."
uth the two members of the
were generally engaged in a
let of words, and sometimes
s, when not having an alter
n with some customers. In
Mr. Montgomery was the
roif of all the town wags on ac
mj.-fct of his irascibility. Wo have
ioo iiQ told, by an eye witness of a
fo n which lie participated,
u. was certainly ludicrous. A
,, ' .... ...
i)iriusuii,uu, wun apparent
ness of heart leant his as
ucu to Mr. Montgomery, to
k barrel presumed to 'contain
issos, whicli, after it had re
ei the 6pigot, proved to bo
n8ware. Tho sequel of this
wag making his exit from
,oiuor. lr fnllowfiil hv lb o rm vn it
ed merchant with a hatchet. The
sheriff of Bedford county closed
up tho business of Messrs. Mont
gomery & Ileighard. The genial
whole-souled Capt. James Beck
with, made his first venture as a
merchant here, and afterward be
came a hotel keeHr, aud more
recently as the keeper of the
Pennsylvania railroad hotel, at
Latrobe, l'a. Captain Beckwith
was a very popular mau in all the
walks of life, and went to his
grave sincerely lamented by his
host of friends.
John C. Fetter, Esq., in tho
days of a young aud crude postal
system, here stainjK'd "10 cents
duo" and "25 cents duo" on
closely written, wafered letters,
envelopes in thoso days not being
in vogue, ho being postmaster in
connection with tho tailoring
business. The latter business
did not interfere with his occ u
pation to a great extent. We
venture to say that the mail mat
ter sent out from the McCou
nellsburg postoffice in one clay
at present would exceed that sent
out under Mr. Fetter's adminis
tration during a whole year, al
though postotficos in the neigh-
hood.are more numerous, and the
population has not materially in
creased. Mr. Fetter was an un
cle of the members of the Selsor
family William F. Selsor, of
Mercersburg, and John, and sis
ters, of this place. lie was an
obliging official aud would not al
low a letter to remain long in his
care if there was an opportunity
for prompt delivery. lie, with
his family, moved to Fairfield,
Iowa, in the latter part of the '40s,
and he has long since been gath
erod to his fathers. The writer,
just here, recalls another case of
comparison in postal affairs fav
orable to the present. lie has in
his possession a letter of that
time of only a few lines, from
Peoria, Illinois, on which tho post
ago was 50 cents. For this sum
he could now mail a pair of boots
across the continent, or to auy of
"Uncle Sam's" possessions.
About 1850, the mercantile spi
rit that had its abode in the an
cient structure, took its flight,
like a sheeted (?) ghost, never to
return again, and a new enter
prise, and ono of advancement,
took pjssession. It was in this
building that Fulton County's
first newspaper, Tho Fulton Dem
ocrat, made its appearance under
the ablo management of James B
San'som, docoasod. This journal
was started at Bedford under the
title of tho Jackson Democrat and
was removed here at the forma
tion of the county. The editorial
tourneys in which Brother San
som were engaged are well re
membered by many of our older
citizens. After remaining for a
year or more, the Democrat took
up new quarters, and tho rooms
were fitted for school purjwses.
James Allen hero exploited his
peculiar methods of enforcing or
dor and imparting knowledge,
and was followed by Messrs,.
Crooks and Rhodes, whoso sys
terns had more of common sense
and loss of cruelty and harshness
than Mr. Allen's. Wo believe tho
old McCounellsburg Band then
took possession of it and mado it
headquarters. Tho old band
mado many trips to different
points in tho county, and mado a
great deal of history as well as
music. During tho war of the
rebellion, Messrs. Tostou & Bax
tor carried on carriage making
in these all-purposo premises.
Mr. Toston moved to Clearspring
Md., whoro ho died, and -Mr.
Baxter resides with his family
in tho west.
OJUUU tllUU Hill" liiu .wmup,,
has been devoted to every base'
use, and on its site Mr. Sheets
purixses erecting a handsome
residence. It has fulfilled its
mission about as well as many
more pretentious structures aud
wo are almost sorry to see ft dis
Dreyfus will fight for an hon-
Goes to State Prison
His Counsel W. S. Angleman, Made a
Strong Plea For Mercy In His Behalf.
New Brunswick, Sept. 21 Wil-1
Ham Darling, who shot and killed
Harry Dunham at Now Market
four years ago, pleaded non vult
to the indictment of murder in
the first degree at the court of
Oyer and Terminer this morning
aud Justice Collins sentenced him
to a term of twenty years in the
The arraignment this morning
was a surprise! as it was generally
understood that Prosecutor Voor
hees was not yet ready and that
the arraignment would not take
place until Tuesday.
Tho plea was the result of an
understanding between the Pros
ecutor and W. S. Angleman, of
Plaiutield, council for the de
fence. The killiug of Dunham took
place August L'Oth, 1!)5. Darl
ing was indicted for murder iu
tho first degree shortly after tho
fatality took place. Darling was
finally captured this .summer at
McCounellsburg,. Fulton county,
Pennsylvania, and has since been
lodged in tho Middlesex county
jail in this city.
Darling was brought beforo
Justice Collins this morning. Ho
was apparently cool and self com
posed, lie showed no sigus of
nervousness. After Lawyer Au-
gioman had offered the plea of
non vult, which had already been
accepted by the prosecution, he
made a strong appeal for mercy
for his client. His speech was
an excellent one.
During his remarks he intro
duced an affidavit by Edward
Mitchell, a colored man who wit
nessed tho murder. Mitchell de
clared that the quarrel started
during a game of pool at Dautz's
hotel, New Market. Dunham
mado an insulting remark about
Darling's mother and there were
several words passed. Then
Mitchell said that Darling fired a
shot over Dunham's head to in
timidate him. Dunham started
for Darling as if to come to close
quarters and Darling shot again,
tho bullet striking Dunham iu the
Prosecutor Voorhees made no
reply to Lawyer Angleman's
speoch, and Justice Collins im
mediately sentenced Darling to a
term of twenty years in State's
prison. Darling showed no signs
of agitation when tho sentence
According to iaw, tho prisoner
will remain iu tho county jail
forty -eight hours after ho is sen
teuced to State Prison. Monday
moruiug Darling will bo taken to
Trenton to servo his term. No
attempt will be mado to secure a
MRS. HAKHAK A A DKNISAR.
The suDject of this notico died
at her lato home in Taylor town
ship, Saturday evening Septem
ber L'3d. She was born in Dub
lin township, this county about
7- years ago. During tho 4ast
thirty two years of her life, sho
was a consistent member of tho
(Jreenhill Presbyterian church.
Of her immediate family five sons
survivo her, namely, David, near
McCounellsburg; D. Scott, Burnt
Cabins; Samuel, Wells Valley;
Preston, Curwensvillo, and How
ard, near Laidig. Her lato hus
band Daniel Denisar, preceded
her to the other world twenty
George Kexroth bus established an
agricultural exhibit ut the Fulton
House. He has Humpies of vuvt of
corn from thu farms of Leonurd Hoh
niun, W. II. Nelson, A. H. Wilson,
Amos Suvlllo, Frank H. Hipen, and
Invites other furuiers that have line
gpeclmens of corn to guild them'ou and
he will label thum and place them with
his collection for the inspection of his
agricultural visitors and guests.
School opened Monday with our
former toucher, Walter Stein, of Km
limville. .f. T. Hichurdx, after nondlnij sev
eral weeks in New York and Niagara,
returned to his homo in this place re
cently. S. K. McKeo and family, J. C. Ifix
son, daughter Miss Amy and son !uy
were anions those that attended church
James W. Kendall, of llitf Cove,
was (Milling; on friends iu this place
(leorjte Mills and son Orra made a
Hying trip to Hancock last Saturday.
Mrs. Catharine Decker, of Motliel,
was to see her daughter, Mrs. John
Crawford last Friday and Saturday.
Miss Kleanor Mclvibbin will spend
this week visiting relatives and friends
in Mc( 'onnellsburg.
V . (,'. McKeo, wife and daughter
were called to Hancock on Friday last
to see a sick uunt.
W. K. True, who has secured em
ployment on railroad at Cumlterland,
Md., spent Sabbath with his family In
John, William, Samuel, and James
Diehl and families, of Friends' Cove,
were callers at Amaranth recently.
Miss Bertha 1'Jiea, Huck Valley,
spent u few days last week with the
family of W. C. McKeo.
Hov. Simons preached at the Pres
byterian church Sabbath evening.
Mrs. Frank Oakman and children.
of Lushley, spent u few days with her
sister, Mrs. Lizzie Mills.
Anthony Lynch visited his daughter,
Mrs. A. C. Sehetrompf on Sunday.
Gilbert Dudley und F.lmer Hendt
shot were seen In this place on Sab
Mrs. Anna Sipes spent Thursday
and Friday with her father, Robert
Carson, who has been very sick this
Mrs. James McKee, of Locust Grove,
was an early Monday morning caller
in this place.
Iovl Crawford und family were the
guests of J. D. Ilendershot lust Sun
day. Wm. Slgol und wife were recent call
ers ut Amurunth.
Mrs. John Potter, who has been very
sick all summer Is rapidly Improving.
Our people ull know a good thing
when they see it, hence Fri.TON COUN
TY Nkws Is pronounced ). K. in ev
.Tunics Stewart, ono of Wells' sports,
spends some of these moonlight nights
in N. G. I wander why? Ucmember
the romance connected therewith, Jim.
l'rof. H.C. Miller, of MeConnells
burg, we learn, has secured a class to
take lessons In vocal music. They
will meet at the U. H. church. Tho
professor seems to stand in with our
people. Now, boys, start in anil train
Kev. W. H. Dressier preached at
the l!othol church on Saturday night.
On account of other meetings of more
mirth tho attendance was small.
Three of our raccoon hunters report
the capture of two of the little animals
on Friday night. Hut, O, my, how u
great big ono got away from them!
Misses Molly Dilling and Klla
Khodcs, of Martinsburg, l'a., were
visiting tho Miss Cooks of this
Oscar Moor und wife, of Ncbrusku,
uro renewing acquaintances of former
days, in this community. They are
on their way home from Philadelphia,
whore they attended tho National F.n
cumpmcnt. W. A. Johnson, of Slreutor, 111.,
who is visiting friends at Wells' Tun
nery, and Miss Julia Kdwards, ono of
Wells' successful school teachers
spent Saturday evening ut the homo of
F. G. Mills.
The African jubilee singers, of Kv
erett, held a bush mooting on the Fos
ter camp-ground on Sunday. They
gave "dem white folks" a whole dav's
umuscniont for a very small sum. We
lourn they received ubout 10 in cold
We lourn from a reliable source that
! the two Now Grenada representatives
. who were accused by tho Wells Tun
' nery correspondent for killing time at
Hopewell lust week, were not there.
Somo one misinformed you, brother.
Our farmers are getting pretty well
through with their fall work. They
complain that bunds uro scarce ' The
wheat thut was sown curly, looks nice.
There is still room for improvement
in our public highways. Mutfli work
has been done, but much rcuuttns to be
' done. Tho heavy storms of the pust
summer huve boon very damaging to
I School is prospering very nicely ut
No, 1. Taxes next.
' We Jj-pe "Tho Fulton Coui.ty News
; will continue' to grow and prosper.
We do not want to miss any numlbers,
Mr. David Uitohcy, of Six Mile
Hun, uccompunied by J. H. (Jracey,
made a business trip to town.
William I,co Woodcock, of Altoona,
us assignee attended tho sale of L.
Long & Co., on tho :M Inst.
Mrs. Thomas Allen, of Chambcrs-
burg, is tho guest of Mrs. W. H.
Our teachers report 1 IS scholars en
rolled In this township the lirst week
and more to come in soon.
Dr. William Sharer, of Delphi,
Indiana, who has spent considerable
time amonir his old friends, left for
home this week feeling that it was
good to have been here.
Mr. George W. Swopo has purchas
ed a beautiful grey horse. He now en
joys driving out, smoking nickel ci
gars, and running races. So far
lias been successful.
V. D. Schenek has improved
residence by lidding a new porch.
Quite a number of our people frnm
Wells Tannery and vicinity attended
the African M. K. Hush Meeting Sun
flay afternoon and night. It was held
on the Valley camp meeting ground.
They report collect ions, numerous.
Huumgardner & Co., purchased the
entire outlit of L, Long, & Co., at tho
assignee sale on Friday. It looks as
though u deal of some kind is in tho
near future, which will henelit our lit
tle town. Let her go soon.
Some of the colored folks from F.v
erett had the misfortune to have a
horse die while attending bush meet
Mr. Kditor, before closing this com
municution, we desire to compliment
you on the production of your new
paper. "The Fulton County News'
is certainly an ideal country newspu
per and one that the people of Fulton
county may well feel proud of. Tho
people who take it will have in addi
tion to tho advantage of a city weekly,
tho State, county, township, and vit
lage. news; also the latest market re
ports, which, to our farmers, nier
chants, or unyone else who has pro
duce to sell.niouns a great deal.
e trust that it may bo kept up to
its present high standard; if so, it will
lie a grout ad vantage to ull who may
read it, und will reap a splendid
The melancholy days are come.
The corn is nearly on In shocks.
t.uler making and apple cuttings
now, next "husking tiees ' and the
red ears of corn; then, oh then!
Uncle Jacob Miller allowed all oth
or matters of less importance to go on
Friday and betook himself to gather
ing shell barks.
Mrs. Lewis Dubbs, of Kansas, is
visiting her sister-in-law, Mis. L. C
Kelly. Sho will return westward this
Mr. and Mrs. Orin ('line, of K.ldora
do, Kansas, is visiting his mother und
brothers in this place. Mr. ('line for
morly taught In the public schools
Mud-Level school closed two days
this week on account of tho small pox
alarm; but by order of the Hoard of
directors, it is now in "working order"
Some of our doctors say that small
pox is surely amongst us. They rea
son thus: Wo huve never seen small
pox und this disease Is unlike any wo
have ever seen; therefore, It must be
small pox. Might it not lie Kithcoplan
The liastor of the M. F church ut
this place, the J lev. G. W. Mcllnuy,
eturned last week from a two week's
vacation iu liluir, Cambria und Cell
tor counties. Ho had his camera with
him and took "snap shots" of places
of Interest to him.
Mr. und Mrs. J. O. Moore, of Pal
myra, rtcurusKu, visitcii Mrs. n. a
Spoor and family. Mr. Moore was i
delegate to the G. A. I!, encampment
John Hiinn claims to lie tho cham
pion ground-hog hunter, he having
killed live in one day.
Kvoryono is pleased with Tun Vw
ton'Countv Nnws. Wo all wish ii
M. II.' ShulTner was circulating in
our town ono day last week.
James Sheets, wife and children, of
Graiuplon, are visiting Mrs. Sheets
father II. D. Hotz, of Saluvla.
George H, Hunu, who is employee
ut Davis, West Virginia, is spending
a two weeks' vucutlon with relatives
ut this place.
Abrum F.vans of Cullon, Ohio, and
his brother Joseph, of llourlng
Springs, wore visiting their sister
Mrs. Joseph Sliies, of Licking Creek
Horn, Suturduy morning, to Mr
and Mrs. Henry J. Mollott, of Suluviu
Observe tho change in time for op
ening evening services at the M. K
church: Hpworth Leugue at ft o'clock
preaching services at 7:00, uud prayer
meeting at 7:00 instead of 7:.'W us here
Hon. D. II. Pattk.hson, is quite
sick ut his home at Webster Mills.
Miss Mattik Smith, of Mount Cur-
ol, Illinois, who had Imou visiting
the family of Kx-ShcrilT Sipes, left for
home on Monday.
Ma. W. F. Stovtkaoi.k and little
daughters Nettie and Mary, iindneph-
w Amos II. Stouteagle, till of this
place, spent u few days with the fam
ily of Dr. Hanks at Hays Hill. They
F.nrroit A. C. McKimiiN, tin? versa-
t He editor of the Mercersburg Journal,
spent a day or two on this side of the
mountain this ewok.
Mh. J. Fkank Shkki.v,, of Mer
ersburg, bus accepted a position as
ompositor on the Fulton Hepublioan.
Mr. Sheoly has worked on some of the
best papers in the state, and Is a good
all "round fellow.
Mk. John S. Hakims, of Suluviu,
spent Wednesday in town.
Miss Liii V. Hi:ss, of this place,
the only lady of tho county who has
the distinction of serving three yours
as president of a school board, left
last Saturday for un indefinite visit
among friends in Adams county.
Miss Ku.A Shimkh, of Frankford,
returned to the city last Monday after
a two weeks' vacation, visiting her
parents Mr. und Mrs. 11. N. Shinier,
of this place.
Du. John W. Mossku, of Clays-
burg, Hlair county, has locuted per
manently In McCounellsburg. The
Doctor is u son of Mr. George Mos-
ser, und u grundson of Mr. John
Mossor who ut ono time owned and
resided on the Fields farm near this
Miss F.lkanou McKiwiin is visit
ing the family of Kditor Taylor of the
Fulton Kcpuhlican this week. '
W. A. IH.ACK, of Kenwood Park,
Iowa, recently visited the family of
Hon. John M. Fore, of Knobsville,
and other friends in that vicinity.
Mas. Maktin Mail's, of Virginia,
is visiting the family of J. ( . lice at
D. F.DWAKD FOKK, of Knobsville,
has been tendered a position us truv
eling sulosmiin for the lurge dry goods
and notion house of S." M. Hurtinun,
Mas. John A. Snyijku is visiting
friends in this place.
Mkssus. Fkank and ('has. DulTey
spent last Sunday with Miss Nell Ston-
er, of Sylvan.
Mas. S. M. Coon and daughter,
attended the S. S. Convention in Little
Cove last week.
Miss Jknnik Ki'HN and Master
Kdinond Kerper, left. Monday morning
for their home In Cincinnati.
Cai-t. and Mits. Cm, W. Skinnkk
arrived homo on Monday from Union-
town S. O. School, where they attend
ed the wedding of Supt. John Waters
and Miss Mary Hanks. Miss Kliza
both Patterson was maid of honor.
Hon. and Mas. W. Scott Ai.kxan-
DKK, of this place, left for Gettysburg
Tuesday morning. Mr. Alexander
will attend the Fall meeting of presby
tery whicli is being held lu that place
Miss Dix Uoiiinson left on Tuesday
morning in response to a telegram
from Dr. Will Robinson, to accept a
very desirable position in Philadd
D. H. M I'M M A , ono of Taylor town
ship's congenial citizens, was in Me
Mk. and Mits. W. J. Mc.mma and
their precocious little son Hoy, of
Jeanette, Pa., are visiting Mr. Muni-
mu's old homo in Tuylor township
Ho has a lucrative position ut Jeuii
otto; and he says business in that sec
tion of the State is in a most prospci
Mil. C. (). Dknisak, of this place,
loaves this morning for Cameron, I Hi
nois. Charlie is a good, industrious
boy and wo predict success for him in
his now home. Of course ho will r
eelvo tho Fulton County News each
week 'V. O. D."
Ma. Hi'KTON Tkoxki., of Macomb
City, Mississippi, spent last Saturday
and Sunday with his sister, Mrs.
William Hlshop, of this place. Mr,
Troxel is an expert tolegruph oporu
tor, but at present holds a position us
passenger conductor over u rullroud
line running from his homo to Now
Orleans. Ho bus traveled extensively
in Kurope mid Mexico, uud has boon
In everyone of tho United Stutos hut
three Florida, Alubuiua and Oklu
homu. The brother and sister hud
not seen ouch other for fifteen yours
W. Ixian Sloan und Daniel F,
Trout left on Monduy to uttoud the
wedding of Dr. N. C, Trout and Miss
Murgurot Murshull, ut Fulrlleld, Ad
Mas. S. M. Cook and Miss Hess
Trout favored the NKWS otlico with
their presence, Monduy ufternoon.
Janks A. McDonouoii, of Now
Grenada, spent Monduy night in Mo
Gkokok Fkakkk, ono of tho nictn-
Is'rs of tho hustling lumber firm of
Fruker Hrothers, Fort Littleton, was
down ut Webster Mills, Monday.
Mit. and Mas. Pkteii Kirk left
Monday morning for Philadelphia
where they will select their fall goods
and sec the wonders of tho exposition.
Mas. Gi.o. W. Skvi.au and Miss
Mamik McDonoiuh, of Hunoock,
Md., were visitors toourtownon Mon
A. I". Nack, our enterprising mor
haut tailor, left for Philudulphin this
morning to udd to his stock nil the
very latest things iu cloths und men's
Pkok. und Mks. J. H. Hl NYAN, and
their two children, Hussell Und Jose
phine, visited iu Shippensburg during
tho past week.
Mk. I'.i.uah II. Clink, of St. Purls,
Ohio, but formerly of this county, Is
in New York City this week. Ho ex
pects to witness tho big Dewey parndo
Saturday. Hy the way, wo notice
that rooms In Fiftli uvrnue houses are
Im ing rented at from $."() to $400, and
single seats und windows on that thor
oughfare cost r to $20. Stund scuts '
on Fifth avenue and on Fifty-ninth.
street average about $.") each.
S. W. K IKK", F.sq., spent from Satur
day until Monday among friends in
Our good friend Philip Snyder of
I'odd township, dropped in to extend
a kindly greeting to the Niavs olllco
Mk, John W. Fhxds, Director Ok
lahoma Agricultural l'.xperiment Sta
tion, Stillwater, Ol.'lu., is spending a
few days w ith his father, Mr. D. T.
Fields of this place. John's many
friends here are always delighted to
extend to him a h.-iirtv welcome to his
Miss Jknnik F.. Cooi'K.it, who was
visiting her mother, Mrs. Kli.a J.
Cooper, returned to Chicago on Sat
urday lust. Wo uro glad to stuto thut
Mrs. Cooper, who has been in bad
health, is much improved.
Gkokok W. Hkisnkk, who was in
the F.ust purchasing goods, returned
Tuesday night. Ho bus mado u lurgo
und Hue selection of goods that ure
already arriving and being opened up.
Mil. and Mks. Gko. M. Kitkmim.kr,
accompanied by their son Floyd, havo
been spending the past week visiting
Mr. Kitemiller's mother, Mrs. Catha
rine Kitemiller of this place, Mr. Ki
temiller holds a very responsible and
lucrative position with the W. U. Tel
egraph Company. II is wife is u daugh
ter of the lute Kov. If. H. Winton, a
former pastor of the Lutherun church'
of this place. Hy tho wuy, In mention
ing the Winton family, four of its
members have died within tho past
four years - Kev. Winton, April lMIMi;
Frank, November, 1 St)i; Horace, No
vember, 1S!)H, uud Mrs. Winton, Aug
ust of this year.
Pkksonai.s dipped from tho Ever
ett Republican: Miss Allie Irwin, of
Washington, I). '('., who has been vis
iting at the homo of her aunts, tho
M isses M ichacl, on Main street, re
turned to her homo on Thursday of
last week. Mrs. G. W. Mollott, of
Crafton, Allegheny county, arrived
unexpectedly in Everett on Saturday
evening on u visit to her parents and
other friends at the old home. Dr.
F. S. Campbell, of Hopewell, uccom
punied by his brother, Dr. 11. H.
Campbell, and Mr. J. A. McDouough,
of New Grenada, registered ut the
Union Hotel, in this place on lust Fri
duy. Miss Jessie Wishart, of Pitts
burg, passed through Everett on last
Saturday, on her way to tho homo of
her parents at llarrisoiiville, Fulton
MK.SA.MVK1. llKSS of Delldwood, S.
1). Is homo lor u vtsit to his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. John Hess, of Thomp
son township. He was iu town ou
William H. IIkss, who has had un
extended trip ulong the Puctllc coust
wu in M 'Connellsburg Thursday.
J A. MKS E. Stkwakt, of Wells is in
II. C. Smith, of this place, Is iu tho
city this week purchasing u complete
line of seasonable goods.
Miss Emily Gkkathkad, of this
place, left lust Tuesduy for a few days'
visit with friends in Hurrlsburg.
W. H. Si'KKK, Suluvia's popular
young inerchuiil, wus in town Wednes
day. Col. Thomas S. Mikikhkad, presi
dent of thoTuscuroi-u Vulley Huilroud
Computiy, spent lust Thursduy and
Friduy iu this place on business.
Du. Nick C. Tkovt, of Fuirliold
Adams county, who wus murriod on
Wednesday to Miss Murgurot Mur
shull, of that place, readied MeCon-nollsbui-g
with his bride this afternoon, r
and will rem u in a few days ut thu old
homo. Tim Nkws exteud congratu
lations to thohuppy young couple, and
wishes them a prosjierous, aud long
Oscak Moouk und wife, of Nebras
ka, ure visiting relatives and friends
in this county ut present. ,
tofore. , (
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