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McCONNELLSBURG, PA., OCTOBER 19, 1899.
Homes in McCon-
t - .
tlion lv darkness rather
iL-ht, ono would feel that
I the present period of
Jul moonlight ni?l)ts one's
rty would bo entirely safe,
i sometimes happens that
we feel safest, then arc we
ipeeri twelve and one o'clock
Jty night wlien the family of
:rove were nil enjoying that
l'iil slumber that fulls upon
pood minister's family, the
f if the night was disturbed
"'crash of a pano of window
j This, Mr. Grove heard,
& deceived as to the. direc-
I He thought it was some
;e away, and the sound in
1 that it was on the other
i if the street. Hence he
li iy gave it a second thought.
,S3G heard some one in the
f down stairs; but, the
it that it was some member
own family, alarm never
d his mind.
an early hour Tuesday
lg, Mr. Grove went down
j, Ilis attention was at once
I rid to the fact that the doors
U open. Then he noticed
,oor littered with burnt
5H, the drawers of the side
sewing machine, and cup
had been disturbed, and
H to dawn on his mind that
Jjaoo had been burglarized.
1 'burglars had removed a
om the lower sash of one
rash house windows; and
fin doing this that they let
Ltnalaug the first noise Mr.
: heard. After removing
be,;'they reached in and
fle nail that held the lower
llpwa Through the win
Hoy entered; and, when
tho wash house, which is
jd to the kitchen, they
jeo to go through the house
is doors were concerned.
gave the wash house,
land dining room a geu
mmging, but did notsoem
for bulksome articles. In
ar4 they found the family
iontaining about a dollar
alf 'in change. In a tiu
jr found from a dollar and
9 two dollars in pennies,
jbey, thy, of course, took.
tion to this they took a
f Mrs. Grove's gold spec-
Ind a few unimportant ar
i irmly silverware was left
ledj as was, also, an en
. iontaining about a dollar
iifin money, which was
isicje the can that eoutiiin
Mpies., ( ia probability that the
t vjere alarmed, and lied
iJiey had time to collect
wa easily at their dispo-
turday night, the fpiiet
Nv)Mr. and Mrs. George II.
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Pi iiorui neooutl street
ji'rcjd. Mrs. Pittman was
(fourio down stairs Sunday
-she doesn't always
v tp'osand her attention
(jcti'd to a strange loolcing
Ulie lloor near the stove.
' examination showed that
bight visitor had entered
j.j V'.o through the window
bfli back liorch: that ho
taken out of tho dough-
ifcif of nice bread, cut off a
Od; then lie seemed to
lis inind about tho lunch
Lt',tho slice back in its
tl' loaf and partly wrap-
tfco damp cloth, loft it
ljo sink, and left tho
Mr. Pittman became
oVing the night and
t a drink of water, and
is getting up probably
loiiso "from a Lronernl
Somebody will fool
until ho will suddenly
i fessistauco of our new
relieve 1 iid iinnf-iii ,,t
j"o of buckshot.
(;om; to hoi si.kllpim;.
For several days S. W. Kirk, F.sj.,
bus been referred to by the married
ladies of West Water street in their
husbands' presence, as the model litis
band of the village. Attorney Kirk
has just commenced housekeeping and
like all new beginners is very cnthusi
iistio. In his present frame of mind
ho would much prefer putting up' an
obstinate tove-pipe to ucccpting a lib
cral fee; sinking nnd tacking down
carpet is Midi an apparent luxury as
would make him forego a baii(uet,
and the other Innumerable things that
the common herd of husbands (.'fowl
at- and speak of in unpretty terms are
looked upon by hint as mere airy tri
(les tlm doing of which only adds to
his felicity. We hope this will keep
going on and on have the gift of continuance-
hut we fear it will be like
the measles, chicken-pox and similar
outbreaks that one catches but once
in a lifetime. Seriously, we trust there
will always be a cricket singing on
ACC1DF.NTTO J.S. LTl LMII.LF.R.
We regret to learn that Jacob S.
Kitemiller, of McKeesport, met with
un accident shortly after his return
home from this place that conllned
him to bed for three weeks. I To was
engaged at the time in "cupping"' a
telegraph pole when his uxo glanced,
indicting a cut a couple inches in
length and considerable depth on his
right leg near the knee. He is able to
be about nguin, and while it caused
him considerable pain and Inconveni
ence he is congratulating himself on
the fact that it was not as serious us
it might have been.
On Wednesday, October IHth, Charles
liender, of Met 'onncllsburn, and Miss
Orai.'e ITarr, of Bij; Cove Tannery,
were United in marriajje at the home
of the bride's father, William Harr,
in Ayr township, by Ucv. ('. M. Smith.
Miss Irene l'ott rendered General
l'ercifer I1'. Smith's Muiv.1i on the or
ffan und the numerous quests sat down
to a sumptuous dinner. Tun Nkws,
unites with the many friends of the
liapiy couple, in wishing them a lonjj
und prosperous journey through life.
llOJIMAVS JIIICAT MAKKICT.
Leonard IJohinun has moved into
his new and commodious building, re
cently erected for the purpose, lie has
everything as handy us "snulT in a
rug,'' now, and so arrunn-ed mutt' rs
for his customers that they can pur
chuso the different grades of meats in
large or small quant ities, limited only
by the purse or appetite. Mr Holimun
Is a pleasant und liberal luuu to deal
Ucv. ,T. L. Grove will preach in the
J.Yesbyterian church ut this pluec, next
Services In the Reformed church, of
this place, will bo resumed next Sun
day at lOi.'IO A. M., und In Hebron
church ut 2:00 1'. M.
Tho German Baptists ( Dunkards)
will have preaching at McConncH's
Dale church, two miles north of Me
C'oniiellsliurg.coinmencing S und uy, Oc
tober 2!lth, und continuing all week;
und on Saturday and Sunday, Novem
ber 4th and .1th communion services
will be held.
Ucv. II. M. Ash commenced Revival
services in the M. K. church, ut Kuobs
villc, on Monday evening lust, which
will be continued fur an indelinite pe
riod. Ucv. Dr. .r. Kitchio XmiUi, Balti
more, wtis chosen pastor of Market
Square Presbyterian church, llurris
burg, to hiic.co.h1 Ucv. Dr. George 11.
Stewart. Dr. Smith received the un
animous vote of a meeting of 200 mem
bers of the church. Ucv. J. Jlitchle
Smith, 1). p., is a graduate of Prince
ton university and of the Princeton
seminary. lie is a son of l!ev Joseph
Smith, D. D., Baltimore, who is one
of the lending members of the Presby
terian church in this country and who
Is ut present a resident of Baltimore.
The Kvungelical Lutheran synod of
West Pennsylvunia which closed its
soventy-lifth convention ut Gettysburg
on Monday evening last, cmhruces the
counties of Adams, York, Cumber
land, l'Yunklin and Fulton, contains
1 U congregations und 2(1,000 commun
icants. Ucv, John L. Grove was assisted In
Communion services, last Sabbath,
by J Jew lloruett K. Freemun, of Mc
1 P'?4'Nkwk to your neigh-
jsk them to subscribe.
OFF FOR MANILLA. .
A recent letter received by Philip H.
Snyder, of Todd township, from Jttnies
Foremun, well known tomuny persons
In Fulton county, suys that ut the
date of that letter he was lying with
his regiment, the 2Jd U. S. Infuntry,
near Sun Francisco, uwu king trans
ports to carry I hem to the Philippine
Miss Laura Kose who has been
spending llio summer with Mrs.
S. II. Houston, returned to Pitts
burg Tuesday of last week.
James II. Kendall, who is at
tending Shippeushurg State Nor
mal, was home a few days last
week for his sister's wedding.
Parti McDowell and family, of
Franklin co., spent a few pleas
ant days last week among friends
in the Cove. He is over this week
barreling apples for market.
Our county was well represent
ed as sight-seers at tho llagers
town Fair last week. Among the
number from this community
were, Misses Kosio Paylor and
Abbie Mellott, Mrs. JohnOtt, Jr.,
and sister Miss Kuie Lake, Koy
Kendall, Frank and Charlie Duf
fey, Jus. W. Kendall, Amos Mart
in, George Garner, Win. Yoitse,
David .Morton and sister Miss
Jennie, Harry Shaw and Thomas
Findley Kendall made a Hying
visit to his home in the Cove, ar
riving on Friday evening and leav
ing for Lawrence county Wednes
Thursday of last week will long
bo remembered by a host of peo
ple as one of tho most pleasant
days of their lives. As morning
ditwued it was not with the bright
est prospect of a nice day. The
sun wore a dark cloudy veil, the
heavens seemed to have gone in
mourning, and four was entertain
ed by many that it would shed
tears in the form of rain-drops
before tho day had fulfilled its
mission and gone to rest behind
the mountains of eternity. Nev
ertheless, before nine o'clock peo
ple were seen wending their wtty
to the mansion of James G. Ken
dall, one of Pig Cove's most pros
perous farmers, to witness tho
marriage of one of his daughters.
In half an hour the roads that led
(apparently) from the fourcoruers
of the earth, were lined with car
riages and buggies all bound for
tho samo placo. Tho guests all
received a hearty welcome.
Py ):").") all had assembled in the
large parlors. Tho rooms were
beautifully decorated with vines
and golden tinted forest leaves.
Tho window shutters were closed
nnd tho lights turned on. Tho
relatives of the groom elect stood
on one side of the room while the
relatives of tho other party in the
contract occupied tho opposite
side. At tho appointed hour, ten
o'clock, "quietness reigned su
promo" as slow, solemn steps
were heard coming from the hall.
Messrs. James 11. Kendall and
Thomas McDowell, followed by
Misses Mary II. Kendall and Mary
McDowell, entered the room and
took their places with tho friends;
then came the lady who was yet
Miss Laura Logan Kendall, lean
ing on the arm of her alliance,
William Peutly McDowell. She
was attired in a beautiful gown of
white organdie, trimmed in nar
row ru flies edged with satin rib
bon, and she carried a largo bo
rpuet of roses. She was quite
composed and fhe looked very
sweet and lovely. Mr. McDowell
wore the conventional black. His
countenance betrayed tho su
preme happiness of his heart.
They stood under a handsomely
decorated bell which was suspend
ed from, tho ceiling. A voice was
now heard breaking the spell of
profound silence, it was the voice
of Rev. J. G. Rose, (Presbyteriau)
of Mercersburg, imploring divine
guidance and blessiugou the hap
py young couple, Kev. S. P.
of tho Cove, spoko with groat ear
nestness to tho couplo that was
before him; and when ho present
ed the marriage vows, they were
accepted by , both with clear,
strong voices that were distinctly
heard by tho whole avtdieuce, say
ing, ' I do," Our thoughts wore
again led heavenward by Kev. J.
Grove, (United Presbyteriau) of
McCoiinellsburg, who closed the
ceremony with prayer. At its
close a great "Amen" from the
Father above seemed to have fall
en upon tho happy pair. Kev.
Houston now stepping to the side
of the groom, introduced to the
audience Mr. and Mrs. McDowell,
whom God had just made man
and wife. Everybody stood in
excited a wo throughout the en
tire ceremony, which was very
After the congratulations were
offered the guests were ushered
I out to the dining room and seat
ed at a bountifully spread table,
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i ti in i r ii (-tiiiiii wwti.-, .iiitiit-i tl
served -the Kind that our hostess,
Mrs. J. G. Kendall, knows how to
prepare for a hundred and twen
ty guests. This included quite a
number of friends from Franklin
county and Philadelphia. When
the bridai party had partaken of
the dinner, tho bride next appear
ed in a brown traveling suit as
they passed out to tho carriage
in waiting, amid showers of rice
and shouts of laughter. For
some time the sun had boon try
ing to peep through its veil, but
now the clouds were dispelled and
the sun was shiningin all its glory
on thein as they sprang into the
surrey and drove away.
Morrow Kendall and Miss Nell
Johuston escorted them to Fort
Loudon where they boarded the
fl o'clock train for llarri.sburg.
They will go to Washington, I).
C, thence to Philadelphia to visit
the groom's sister, Mrs. Slayma
ker.iiud other friends, and return
by tho 2-1 tli for tho reception giv
en by his mother.
Tho bride's trousseau was both
elegant and elaborate.
Their presents were beautiful
and useful as well as very numer
ous. They c:a mo from different
parts of.Pennsylvania, New York,
Ohio, Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska and
It is to bo hoped that as they
make their voyage on the ocean
of life, they may pass over its bil
lows of troubie as easily as they
journeyed across tho mountain.
Aunt Mollie lleue.
Death of Well Known
Scalp ami Hair Torn From the
II cud of a Little Girl.
Last Saturday afternoon Clara,
the l()-year-old daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. George. Hixson, of Ein
maville, this county, was the
victim of a most horrible and
Mr. Hixson owns and operates
a steam grist mill at Emmaville.
An iron shaft about two inches in
dia motor and several feet long
connects the engine with the mill
pro tor. Tlijs shaft, crossing tho
pathway leading to and from the
mill, it wits customary for Mr.
Hixson and tho children to pass
under it. As Clara was passing
under tho shaft her hair, which
was plaited, by some moans
caught and wrapped around the
shaft, which was running at tho
rate of seven hundred revolutions
a minute. Almost instantly the
child was hurled around in the
air and thrown several feet away.
Sho jumped up and, running
around the mill screaming, at
tracted thoattentiou of her lather,
who was standing at the door in
the second story , of tho mill.
When his eyes beheld the ghast
ly spectacle, without a moment's
hesitation ho jumped to the
ground and clasped his little
daughter in his arms and carried
her into tho house, when ho dis
covered that tho entire scalp was
torn from her head, one ear sev
ered and tho skin of the larger
part of tho face and nose terribly
While little hope is entertained
for tho recovery of tho child, still,
wo are informed, sho remains
perfectly conscious, and o'nduros
tho pain and suffering w ith tho
patience of ono more advanced in
years. Universal sympathy goes
out to tho littlo ono and to the
It Is with feelings of deepest sorrow
that we received tho death of Mrs.
Mary Pittman liege, wliUh occurred
ut her home near lackey's Station,
Franklin county, Pa., on Friday even
gin, October LI. The deceased was the
daughter of Joseph Pittman of Timber
Itidge, Pultun county, and Ihe wife of
the lute John Ilegu of Ayr touimhip.
Her age was seventy-four years and
right months and she is survived by
one sister, Mrs. Cieorgu Morton, of
1 iclfusl township.
Mrs. I lege was the mother of nine
children, six of whom survive her,
l!ev. Jacob ltasore, of Iowa; Mrs.
John Myers, of Little Cove, and Miss
Lottie liasore, at home childr.in of a
former husband, Mr. Daniel Husore,
ami .Mrs. Tobias C Inzer, of Webster
Mills, and Joseph und Harmon liege
of Franklin county children of u later
marriage with Mr. John liege.
Mrs. liege was in her usual health
until the Sunday preceding her death,
which occurred from hernia from
which she had sulTcrcd for many years.
She was buried in the I'nion Ceme
tery on Sabbath afternoon. Klder C.
L. Funk olllciuting.
l'ntil within a few years, the home
of Mrs. liege, or "Aunt Mollie" as
she was affectionately, culled, was in
the "Corner," although few women
were more extensively and favorably
known throughout the county.
She was a life-long member of the
liaptist church und by close study, at
tained a wonderful knowledge of the
To her husband she was a faithful
wife und wise counselor to her chil
dren a loving und self-sacrillcing
mother-pruet icing the severest self
denial for their educational advance
ment. As u neighbor, she gave of
herself most ungrudgingly, never un
heeding tho cull day or night, to com
fort the sick, or relieve the sutTering
oft hues .tiiking the place of a physician
until he could arrive. .
Her feet run on willing errands, and
her hands did cheerful service in hum
blest places, through love to Christ
und his helpless poor cheerful und
witty in conversation -a good talker
and possessing a remarkable memory.
She hud a good fund of Information,
and could recall with precision the lo
cul happenings of almost three-quarters
of a century.
We extend to her children our ten
derest sympathy in this great loss of
their mother, who was, in truth, one
of nuture's noble women, for scurcely
do we thul in one person so many uil
miruble truits of character so harmo
S. M. C.
CAl'IT KI.I) DISI'A TCIIF.S
FKO.U JF.FF DAVIS.
.Man Who Helped Win ltattlo Of
Daniel A. Carl,, a well known
citizen of Hancock, Md., and a
brother of the late William Carl,
of Wari'ordsburg, died at his
home on Monday morning, at tlm
age of Ii!) years.
lie served three years in the
fith U. S. Cavalry during the war
of the Rebellion, and had many
thrilling experiences. On the
tirst day of July, iHil, at Green
castle under Captain John Dahl
green, he captured important
dispatches faoni Jefferson Davis
to (Jen. Robert K. Lee, from two
Confederate mail carriers. In
formation obtained from these
dispatches materially assisted
the Union generals in winuingthe
great battle of Gettysburg.
Mr. Carl leaves a widow and
six children live sons and ono
daughter. Prof. Ed., the oldest,
is principal of tho public schools
of HiigerstoAvn, Md., and Frauk
is city editor of the Cumberland
(Md.,) Daily News.
M r. Carl was a member in good
standing of Warfordsburg Lodge
No. (it tl I. O. O. F., of Hancock
Camp P. O. S. of A., and of Mar
tinsburg, W. Va., Post G. A. R.
All these societies attended his
funeral on Tuesday, in a body,
and assisted in the last sad rites.
Ho served four years as jiost
master of Hancock duriug Har
The funeral took place from
his Into residence at Hancock,
Tuesday afternoon at 8 o'clock.
Services conducted by Rev. CM.
Clymur, of thu Probbytorian
II. S. Poi.k, of Knobsvlllo, made us
a pleasant call on Saturday last.
Mas. It. W. I'ncu is spending u
week visiting friends in Mluir county.
M. I). Mathias, of llustontown,
called at TlIK Nkws otllfc while In
Mn. ami Mas. K. A. Sir.M.'i1, of
Pleasant Midge, spent Wednesday ut
Hl.l.Slitt Cook und John Stoner, of
Sylvan, started West on Tuesday;
dest 'mat ion, Kansas.
Pit. S WAHTZWI'.t.liKU, of Xeedinorc,
dropped in to see us a minute, while
in town Wednesday.
1). W. CltoMi:it, of Fort Littleton, is
serving us a I'nited States juror ut
Pittsburg this week.
Mas. FlNI.V Johnston and baby
left Tuesday morning for a two weeks'
stay in western Pennsylvania.
Mil. AN'jiY Hot, und Miss Delia
Hummel, of Todd township, were in
Chumbcrsburg over Sunday.
Mas. Mahoahit McConnki.i,, of
Mercersburg, is visiting her brothers,
the Messrs. Menders, of this place.
Du. J. K. ICi mptk!!, of St. Thomas,
and Miss Grace Oupton, were the
guests of Mrs. S. M. Cook on Tues
day. John- W. I'.vans, our jeweler, is
visiting his home in Virginia. Char
lie St inger is "making the wheel go
S. II. Mi'.i.i.ott, of Pleasant Hidge,
accompanied by his mother-in-law,
Mrs. . W. Swope, was in town yes.
Mu. anii Mas. Okoiuik W. Havks,
of this place, who were spending a few
day! w ith friends lit F.vcrett returned
Mas. Sakah Pittman, of thislace,
is spending a couple of weeks with the
family of Mr. J. Cal Coincrcr In
John Mim.kk. wife and daughter,
Annie, of Murnt Cabins, were visiting
the family of Abraham Hunyun, In
this placo last week.
Mrs. William F. Ski.soh und her
son Charles, of Mercersburg, were vis
iting the Misses Selsor, in this place,
the Hi st of the week.
Miss Jknmk Layton, of Oapsvlllc,
Pa., was a Med ford visitor last week
and attended the Med ford Fair while
there. F.vcrett Press.
Mas. Hknisy W. Scott and Mrs.
Samuel Kelley spent part of last, week
visiting the family of V. II. Prosser,
ut Williamsport, Md.
(ikokok Sloan, of P.ufTalo, X. Y.,
left on Monday last for his home, after
having spent several days with his
brothers and sisters in this place.
Jamks Kkniiai.i., Ju., a member of
the Senior class ut Shippcnsburg,
spent a day or two at home attending
the wedding of his sister Luura.
W. M. IlA.NN, th( auctioneer,, of
Licking Creek township, dropped into
the NKWS oflice the other day to ex
press his upprcciution of our paper.
Franic Hook, und family, of Three
Springs, Huntingdon county, were vis
iting the family of W. M. llann, in
Licking Creek township, a few days
lust wei'k. "
John StlM'.S, son of T. Irwin Sipes,
of Licking Creek township, who is
clerking in the llarrisburg Provision
store, arrived home on u visit on Sat
Pit. Dallas Miiknii a hi it, we re
gret to learn, is on the sick list. We
hope to see tho Doctor about again
wilh renewed health and in his usual
Mas. I'.i'kii: St. Clair, who was vis
iting her parents Mr. and Mrs. Meuja
niiii Shinier, in this place, returned to
her home in Waynesboro, the latter
part of last week.
Miss Mary IViclk, of Wilkensburg,
Allegheny county, Pa., returned home
itli Mrs. Kate Coincrcr, on Saturday
lust, and will reinuiu for a short time
with her mother und friends.
Mrs. Katk Comkuku, returned to
her home in this place, after a very
pleasant visit, of several weeks, to her
brothers, J. S. Kitemiller, of McKees
port, und (loo. M. Kitemiller, of Melle
vue, Allegheny county.
FlNLKY J. Kknuall. of Wilmington,
Pa., spent a few days during the past
week wilh his pin-cuts, Mr. und Mrs.
K. M. Kendull of tho Cove. He leff
on Wednesday to make the journey
back to Wilmington on horseback.
Jamls O. McCavitt, tho popular
hotel mini of (icttysb.irg, Adams coun
sy, spent Monday In Kvcrctt culling
on old acquaintances, Mr. McCuvilt
has loused his hotel 111 Gettysburg und
is looking for u new locution.-- F.vcrett
Hom.KT Stoctkai il.l''., who is en
gaged In teaching the school ut Upton,
Franklin county, was u pleasant, caller
ut Tun Nkws olllce on Suturduy lust.
Ho returned to his duties on Mouduy
uiornlng.' Mr. Siouleaglo Is very pop
ular with the pupils and patrons of the
school, und lo hluicult delighted with
Dlt. J. F. Makton, Vice Principal
of Cumberland Valley State Normal
School, who was detained in Minnetip-
I oils, Minn., by sickness returned oit
I Saturday. The students gave him a
I cordial welcome. Holms fully recov
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, u uiiw nun iuim-11 iiirim,iurii n, nun ii
to the grat illcat ion of hi many
friends.-- Shippeushurg News,
Klliott Hay, of Mig Core Tannery,
took occasion while attending the
Hagcrstown Fair, to run down to Wil
liamsport, Md., and visit our friend
Vipcent Prosser, proprietor of the)
principal hotel of that place. Mr, Hay
speaks in high terms of Mr. Pressor's .
iun lillcat ions us u hotel keeper which'
keeps his house tilled up with guests.
Hi'.v. and Mrs, II. N. Frkkman,
of McAlevy's Fort, Huntingdon coun
ty, wore guests of Ucv, und Mrs. J. L.
Grove of this place over last Sabbath.
Mr. Fu cmuti assisted Mr. Grove in
the communion services at the IT. P.
church on Sunday. Mrs. Freeman
was formerly Miss Sallie Taggart of -the
Cove. They left Monday morning
for a somewhat extended visit to
friends in Jlagt r-.town, Washington,
and oilier places.
Kl WlllTLR und wife, of Pittsburg,
who spent several days with Mrs.
Winter's sister, Mrs. Dr. A. D. Dal
bey, left for their homo In Pittsburg,
on Tuesday last. Mr. Whiter is As
sistant Train Master of the P. C. C. it
St. L. railway with headquarters at
Pittsburg. On the 1st of October he
obtained a leave of ubsence of lifteen
days und he anil Mrs. Whiter made a
tour up through New York state visit
ing Niagara Fulls and other points of
interest. Dr. and Mrs. Dalbey gave a
very plcusunt reception In honor of
their guests last Friday evening.
Arthur Fkantss, of Waynesboro,
spent a few days in our midst. Mr.
Frauly. holds a position in tho olllce of
tho Friek Company, and is a very
agreeable gentleman that made him
self exceedingly popular with our
Dr. F. H. Stkvkns and family, of
thts place, are spending the week vis
iting at Clear Hidge.
Hkv. C. M. Smith und wife return
ed home on Sunday from a two weeks'
A TKI.IX.'RAM received ut this placo
last Tuesdry, announced the serious
illness of Mrs. George W. Cooper,
formerly of this place, at her home in
Milton, Ph. Mrs. Cooper Is suffering
with malarial fever. Miss Mary Dcni
iek, her sister, Is now with her.
RI.I'OKT OF AKI.KSVILI.n PRI
Names of pupils In attendance every
day of lirst imuilh, beginning Septem
ber Is, and ending October 1.1, 1S!)!:
Maud Akers, May Akers, Nora.
Sohenck, Julia Conner, F.t hid Jackson,
Kssio Williams, Karl Jackson, John
Ott, William Conner, Howard Connetv
Hlaine Hlxon, Curl Akers, IraDuvall
and Lum. Duvall.
Promotions to Akersvillo Grammar'
school: Viola Hixson, Hosa Williams
and Hunter Jackson. Number enroll
ed, .T. Percentage of attendance, l)J.
O. I. CO V ALT,
HALL IU.G1S I LK.
On Thursday, October ti, '.)!, .1 C!
llollensheud will sell at his residence
on the Holiind Sipes farm 2 miles
south of Harrisonville, horses, cuttle,
funning implements, household goods,
Messrs. Steak and Thompson' have
given the front and store-roolri of the
Stouteagle building a dressing of
paint which adds very much lo the ap
pearance of the property.
Thomas Ilumill, who recently re
modeled his residence purcl.iised from
Daniel Grisninger, on K.isl Water
street, moved up from WebMer Mills
on Monday last. Tommic lias every
thing nice ami comfort able about him
now, and we weV uiie him and his es
timable wife back to McCoiinellsburg.
Dr. Kd Smith h it :i ten-pound corn
busker with Mr. and Mrs. Hubert
Catchall, Wedm lay morning.
Thompson Peck is still very low with
The MeConnellsbiug Cornet Hand
purpose holding an oyster and swallop
supper up ut the old white church Sat
urday ovoulrtg, Oct. Hth. Piitroni.o
We are under obligations to Mrs.
M. Cromer, of this place, for two nice
ligS from her trees. They were some
thing of a curiosity us they wore tlm
llrst wu had ever tasted In their normal
Suxton Is to bo lighted with eliKitrlc
Ity within sixty days. Tho Hern hi
suys the Huntingdon and Mroad Top
Huilroad company has closed u con
tract for u tiO-arc anil Incandescent
plant, lo furnish light for its shops,
olllces and yards in that place and to
furnish lights for the streets, business
houses und residences of the town.
The borough council, has contracted
for ten largo, uro street lights, with tho
privilege of luking more, ut a very
reasonable figure. Tho plant is ex
pected to be in position in about thir