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Fiftieth Birthday. .
Although the weather was in
clement on Friday the 13th of
December, a party of friends and
neighbors met at the home of
Mr. George Hann to celebrate
that gentleman's 50th birthday
'anniversary. After spending a
while in conversation, Mr. Hann,
who was in McConnellsburg, ar
rived and was much surprised at
. finding many of his acquaintances
assembled in his home, who be
gan to wish him a Happy Birth
day. In a short time a bounte
ous dinner was served which was
j enjoyed by all.
Mr. Hann receivad a number
of gifts, among which was a
rocking chair, and other useful
Those present were : Mrs. John
Hoover, Mrs. Jonas Mellott, Mrs
' B. H. Shaw, Mrs. M. G. Lam
berson. Mrs. Bosler. Mrs. H. C.
McClain. Elizabeth Laidig, Vir
ginia Mathias, Mr. and Mrs. G
. N. Sipe, Mr. and Mrs. George
Hess. Russell Daniels, Clem Dan
iels, George Summers" JohnlfeSs
Dennis Hess, William Hann, and
Charles Hann. -
On Tuesday of last week, Blair
S. Hess reached the seventeenth
mile post in his journey through
life, and that the event might be
pleasantly impressed upon his
memory, about thirty of his school
mates and neighbors assembled
at the home of his parents, ex
County Treasurer and Mrs. Sam
A. Hess, Needmore, R. R. 2.
The young folks played games
and the older folks talked about
talked about-just whatever
they thought about and so the
evening was passed along rapid
Iv. when refreshments in the
shape of plenty of cake, lemon
ade and candy were served. In
stead of going home after the
refreshments had been served,
the youngsters played more
games and the older people
thought .of more things to talk
about, and the first thing they
knew it was "to-morrow."
Blair is proud of the nice lot of
presents he received.
One Hundred Per Cent
The following schools have
reached the 100 per cent. Junior
Ked Cross membership work dur
ing the past week.
Taylor. Fairview School,
' taught by Miss Olive Clevenger;
Waterfall School, taught by Prof
N. E. M. Hoover; Cherry Grove
School, taught by Mr. Howard
Todd. -McGovern's S c h o ol,
taught by Miss Maye Pittman,
and Scott's School, taught by Mr.
Frank Pittman. (
Thonpson. Boardyard School
taught by Mr. Howard C. Peck.
The Chairman of the Junior
Red Cross acknowledges, with
thanks, receipt of $35 50 from the
different Junior auxiliaries of the
Among the most successful pig
raisers in the County is Robert I.
Huston, near Hustontown. Of a
litter farrowed on the 7th of last
April, Mr. Huston recently butch
ered six as follows: The first at
the age of 208 days, dressed 244
lbs; the Becond, was 22G days old
and dresBed 251 . lbs. ; the next
two at 229 day b that dressed, re
spectively," 282fr and. 29&: the
other two at 252 days tipped the
. bsam at 3471 and 370, respective
ly, making a total of 1790 lbs.
From these six pigs were made
. eight 50-lb cans of lard. Next!
Come on, now; don't be bashful 1
" Engagement Announced.
At a dinner given at the home
of Mrs. William Baumgardner,
East Market Street, on Monday
evening was announced the en
gagement of her daughter Miss
Mary to Mr Reed Bretherd Bish
op of Kennett Square, Pa.
The wedding will take place in
the near future. " ' . ..,
, Mrs. Lemuel Direos. "
After a week's illness of flu
followed by pneumonia, Mrs.
Lemuel Divens died at her home
nt Knobsville, Tuesday morning,
u icember ,14, 1918, aged about
" "t.ir8. ' The deceased was a
'fc Vti&i the late Mr. and Mn
v '.'era. Sheii lurvived
v ond ten children.
e a Booster
There's nothing to bo gained by nursing a grouch. Il will not help your business. It will not help you.
Be a booster for your own business, any way.
We are boosting for our busiuesa in a modern way right now. We want more business. Wo have built
up a good, strong, creditable bank. The more patrons wo have, the stronger our bank will become. We need
your business. We want you to do business with this bank. But this is only one side of the question our aide.
We can also help you. We safeguard your funds. We offer you every accommodation afforded by any reliable
banu. It's to your advantage as well as our to make our bank your bank.
FULTON COUNTY BANK
"OLDEST AND S T R O I(Q fe S TJ '
Capital, $50,000.00. - - - Surplu'slod ProfitsT$48,000.00. '
Tremendous Sale of Garment ' '
HOLIDAY OPPORTUNITIES IN
MOST IMPORTANT EVENT OF THE YEAR.
We have put our entire strck of coats, suits and dresfoa on sale at very much re
duced prices. Here is a chat ce for Holiday investments you cannot
afford to miss; an unlimited assortment in smart models.
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COATS : Uoro you wi.l 6nd coats of
individual distinction, styles that will meet
with your instant approval, in the season's
m- Ht p( j u!nr itatena1, tbowing the beauti
ful Evora r.'o'h, ailvo'toncs, cryBtsl c'oth,
llniivia", VV'i umln, Velour, Korsey Velour,
Croadc'o'fi at,d Duvet do laiue; most any
wantf d -hi :o f t color can be supplied. Ail
biii)ti:ut up to d.te models.
SUITS: -II re is an opportune feliirg
of woojitiV Mjits. i:i ho complete an assort
ment, rr,d in f u'h excellent qualities, that
twry w(imatj v.hf stos them will realize the
advflntnj es i t in mediate selection. They
arc i-J own lr all il o fashionable colors and
in mr.li mhtoiials as Velour, silvertoue,
DuVi-t rlc Jiiit r, T(plm, serge, broadcloth
aiid bunlh -cloth. 'They are notable for
then1 smart lines.
DRESSES : la an almost unlimited
run tnr.of dctiiis, thown in Tri colette,
8f)fe, n.'lr, crepe, stirj, charmeuse, teffe
tn, velvtt and combination dresses ' Many
etuiinirg models are shown in this assort
ment, any one of which will prove to be a
good investment at the prices asked, this
early in the season.
Tbe above garments represent our entire stock, together with a few choice mod
els bought for the occasion and are fff 3red in alviuce of our usual mid-winter
sale, giving our patrons a real chmce for llohday gift savings.
Chambersburg - - - - - Hagerstown.
- - SALE NOW GOING ON - -
At the residence of the off.cia-
ting minister, Rev. Edward Jack
son in McConnellsburg, Dennis
Edward Sebum and Miss Amy
Zimmerman, both of Thompson
township, were united in marri
age, on Thursday, December 12.
918. The bride is a daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Ira W. Zimmer
John Rex Irwin at Camp Meade
has a holiday furlough, and is
spending the time with his pa
rents, Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Irwin.
If Yoa Fave Property Yea Don't Want
If you want property yo a don't have, consult
us -We bring buyer and seller together.
George H. Reiarer i3 home ten
days from Camp Lee, with his
nirent?. Mr. and Mrs. J. . G,
A child cannot choose its period of growth. Nature
attends to this with laws well-nigh inalterable. A
child of retarded growth or feebb vitality faerls
and should have help to promote hea!Lhid.'ro'tffe.
semi ii' i ipir
abundant in nourishing substances . that promote
growth and strength, is invaluable m itsf
help to a growing child.- Scott's helps a 1
child over the weak places.
Scetfs helps a backward child develop naturally,
Grissinger Locke. .
Samuel R. Grissinger, of Three
Springs, and Miss Jennie Locke,
of Fort Littleton, were married
in McConnellsburg on Thursday,
December 19, 1918, by Rev. C.
F. Jacobs of the Lutheran
- Saturday, December 28 Ros
well (Staines, administrator of
the;8'ate of Annie M llerchpy,
will i e 1 a house and lot m New
G(ada at 10 o'oloeit on tbe
abfive bamed day. See bills.'
tl Prvt. Arlmiral Smith ceme to
town Monday evening from Lake
wood, New jerspy, where he has
been in a hospital for treatment
for sf veral weeks. Mr. Smith
was formerly principal of our lo
cal High School,
The nrst local institute in
Thompson township was held at
Bald Eagle last Friday evening.
Written Work; Value of and How
Much Given? 2, How May We
as teachers and Patrons Better
Our School? 3, Red Cross Work
in the School.
Very able and practical talks
were given by the teachers pres
enr, namely, Thomas Truax, Jes
sie Yeakel, Floase Sharpe, Wre
tha Winters and Howard Peck.
Also Mr. Samuel L. Simpson and
Mr. David Gregory gave very
interesting talks. The school
room was tastefully decorated
and a good program was render
ed by the school. Flosse Sharpe,
The second local institute oi
Belfast township was held at
Philip Morgret'a Saturday even
ing, December 21, 1918 The
topics discussed wcrf: 1, Dis
cipline. 2, Grammar: and How
Taught to all Grades. The fol
lowing teaches were present:
Mrs. Blanche II. Hnshead, Mr.
Guy Mellott, MiBs Vernona Mel
lott and Chalie Peck. Charlie
Peck, Secretary. .
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IS THE COt'UT OF QUAUTKR SF.SSIONS
OFTHK HKACK OF FULTON COUNTY.
It In ordered thnt all applications for license
lor ine sine or vinous, Npiritoux, malt, or brew
ed Illinois, wholesale or retail, for the year
huh. win nc ncani ou Tuesday, I lie nth nay ol
January, luiw. at in o'elook a, m of said ilav.
at which lime all persons applying or making
'jections 10 iippiiuiiuonH, win lie neuni ny
evidence, petition, remoustrance or counsel.
There must he no coiuuiuulratlon at any time
on the subject vl h tbe Judttis personally
either bv Bluer or anv p Ivate wv.
The netlLion. verified bvaHldnvlt of annllcant.
shall be In conformity with the requirements
or tne act or Assembly, judgment bona shun
be executed In the penal sum of two thousand
($MK) dollars, with notlessthun two reputable
freeholders of tbe county of Fulton us sure
ties, each of them to bo a bona tide owner of
real estate In sal countv worth, over und a-
above ull Incumbrances, the sum of two thous
and (-ii dollars or bne unieleutsurei.y where
the same Is a Security. Trust or Surety Com
pany organized snd existing under the laws of
this Common weulth or under the laws of any
other state of t he United States of America,
duly authorized todo bulness within theSUte
of Pennsylvania by the Insuranoe Comm i-sion-er
thereof; to be npproved by the Court grant
ing such license and to be conditioned for the
faithful observance of all the laws of this Com
monwealth relating to the selling or furnishing
of vinous, r-plrltuous. malt or brewed liquors,
or any xdmixture thereof, and to nav all dam
ages which may bo recovered in anv action
wn cu may be insiuu.ted against the licensee,
under the provisions of uny Act of the As
sembly, und ull costs, tines nnd penalties im
pose I. upon said licensee undernny Indictment
for violating any Act of Assembly relntlng to
selling or furnishing liquors as aforesaid.
If any person Is surety on more thunone bond,
be shall certl'y that he is worth four thousund
($t,(XXUu) dollars over and noove Ull Incum
brances, nd ovrr and above any previous
bond he may be on as security. The sureties
may be required to appcur In Court and justify
The Court shall in all cases refuse the appli
cation whenever, In the opinion of the Court,
having due regard for the number and charac
ter of the petitioners for und agulnst the ap
plications, such license is not nerssary for the
nccommodution of the public und entertain
ment of strangers and travelers, ortbutthe ap
plicant Is not a lit person to whom sucblloense
should be grunted.
Petitions must be Bled with the Clerk of
the Court of Quarter Sessions not later thun
Saturday, the 1 t day of December, IHIH. Ob
jections nnd remonstrances must be tiled with
the Clerk of said Con t not later thun Wednes
day, the 1st day of January, UHH.
Upon sufficient cause being shown or proof
helmrmade to the Court that the party holding
said license has violated uny law of the Com
monwealth relating to the sale of liquors, the
Court shall, upon notice being given to the
person licensed, revoke said license.
My the Court,
DONALD P. MCPHERSON,
Attest: P. J.
B. FRANK BXNSY, Clark Q. 8.
Have a large .line of
8 Ladies', Misses' and 8
. Children's Coats,
which they will be glad to show you. Prices
frorris$ J.50' to $30.00. Avery 9
good stock of
-Underwear for Men ?
in wnnl anrl pnlinni Al, i , . Oi
... .. v-wnw.i. niau, iui i-ctuies and cb
Children, Boys and, Girls, as long Q
as they last. They are val- 0
ues that we cannot 0
rJl lrAli-V, U!
O season . '
o Shoes for Everybody S
at reaonab!,? prices lots of them selling
they must be right.
Domestics a full line.
Wo consider ourselves fortunate to be able
A . . . L
10 snow as good a line of outing as we
have; but our early buying,
You will need lots of goods and we have
them for you at prices no one will beat.
Let us prove it to you.
Geo. W. Reisner 4 Co,
P. E. LITTLE, Resident.
JOII STJGERS, Cashier.
FOUR PER CENT. INTEREST
oThe Hancock Bank
The Bank placed by the State Bank Com
missioner in a high position on
THE ROLL OF HONOR,
Resources over half million Dollars.
We respectfully solicit your business.
McConnellsburg-Chambersburg Auto-Bcs Line
Leave : Leave
6:00 a m. DAILY 8:00 a. m.
8 00 a. m. Mon. Wed. Bat., only 1.45 p. m.
2 00 p.m. - , 5.30 p.m.
8.00 a.m. SUNDAY 10.30 a. m.
MoCornellsb'R to Chambersb'K fl.N) Ford Vnrm to ClmmbornbiW .OT
MoCollDfllsburK t Kt. l.onrlou ,75 Appl Way to Chmiibfipibuilf ,0
Ft. Loudon to UliumbersburK .',6 Ft, Loudon to St Thorn s .11
St. Thomas to Cbambereburg .40
In Effect After Not. 4.
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SOMETHING ALL THE TIME
We pay 3 per cent, interest onchecking
account balances of $50 and over.
' Four per cent, on Time Deposits.
The Union Exchange Bank.
, HANCOCK, MD.
A good Bank for Everybody. Come to see us. Open until 4 p. m.
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