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We are able to offer our subscribers
some special inducements for advance
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About People TOU Know.
F. M. Everett of Mt. Carmel spent a part
of this week in town visiting old fiiciuls.
Miss Margaret Laubich Sumlayed with
Miss Martha Woods at Danville.
Dr. J. W. Bruner is undergoing treatment
for appendicitis, nt the German Hospital,
J. Howard Patterson Esq., has gone to
attend the commencement, e eicis s at Vale
College, New Haven.
W. 11. Woodin of Berwick, and J. C.
Brown, delegates, are attending tb Slate
Convention ft Harrisburg.
Mr. and Mrs. Go freid Pless of Ashland
spent a few days in town last week as the
guestsof Mr. and Mrs. O. \V. Cheiringtou.
Mr. and Mrs. 11. F, Sharpies*, of Pueblo,
Colorado, are in town visiting relatives and
Rem Rishtd of Wilkcsbarre, is visiting
friends in Bloomsburg. He is a printer by
trade and formerly resided in town.
The Misses Ella and Gertrude Williams,
two of Berwicks popular young ladies, at
tended the Quick—Brown wedding on
Samuel P. Krickbaum of Benton went to
Philadelphia on Tuesday to take treatment
for tic-do-loreaux, in one of the hospitals of
of that city.
Robert Hawley Jr. moved to Bloomsburg
on Wednesday, with his family. They oc
cupy one of Paul E. Wirt's houses on Fifth
street. Mr. Hawley is one of the firm of
the Hawley & Slate Furniture Co.
Legal advertisements cn page 7.
Clark Sheep on Tuesday sold his
house 011 East Third Street to W.
H. Henrie.
M. E. McLinn preached a sermon
to the members of Ent Post, G. A.
R. in the Lutheran church Sunday
A. L. Jacobs has moved into C.
C. Peacock's house on East Fifth
Street. Mr. Jacobs is the superin
tendent of the Hawley—Slate Fur
niture Factory.
Harry Wilson now answers to
the name of "Pop," a young son
having arrived at his home Tues
day morning.

Telephone No 10774
IToth Balls, . . .
K)c. a lb., 3 lbs. for 25 cents.
floth Flake,
For under Carpets,
Otßcsite P. 0. Pharmacist
The Union Veteran Legion at
tended morning service in the Epis
copal church Sunday morning.
William Chrisman has stretched
a large flag across Main street, in
iront of his office.
C. B. Ent has moved into the house
recenlly vacated by I. Maier on Third
Street. Mr. Ent has purchased it.
The P. O. S. of A. will run an
excursion and picnic to Glen Onoko
on Saturday July 23rd.
The Ladies Exchange in the Clark
building on Center street will be
abandoned during the summer months.
The annual reunion of the Hess
tamily will be held at Hess Grove,
Rupert to-day.
The flag man did a big business
in town last week. There are very
few Americans who will refuse to
buy a flag these days.
It is the intention of the Young
Mens Christian Association to start
in a week or so to hold their Sunday
afternoon meetings in the open air.
America's greatest medicine is
Hood's Sarsaparilla, which cures when
all other preparations fail to do any
good whatever.
Bloomsburg is to have a big cele
bration on July 4th and sth. There
will be a monster parade, horse and
bicycle races, and a grand display of
fire works.
Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show is
billed to appear at Danville on Mon
day, June 20. This is said to be one
of the best out door performances on
the road.
The Bloomsburg Band gave
another delightful open air concert on
the corner of Main and East Street
Saturday evening. All the numbers
especially the patriotic ones were loud
ly applauded.
A beautiful Bloomsburg home will
be sold by the Sheriff at the Court
j House on Saturday June 4th at 2
|P. M. This property cost more than
! $4,000. $1,500 can remain as a
mortgage. Inquire of Gram Herring.
j The Central Pennsylvania league
! has opened. Three towns are rep
resented, Sunbury, Lock Haven
and Williamsport. The attendance
at the games played thus far is said
to have been very discouraging.
If reports are to be relied up
on, Admiral Cevera and his fleet
are safe in the harbor of Santiago.
There is 110 possible chance of es
cape for them as Schley is guarding
the entrance.
The following notice is posted at
a crossroads near Hazleton :
"Notice, take this road to Dry
fose mill. You can't trive over the
Nescopack creek bridge. She is
too poorc and she is being fixed up.
The new bridge at Catawissa was
formally opened to the public on
Tuesday. The event was celebrated
by a big street parade. Addresses
were made by W. H. Rhawn Esq.,
and Colonel I. H. Seesholtz. At the
close of the ceremonies the G. A. R.
raised a large new flag at the south
ern entrance to the new bridge.
Base ball stock at the Normal
School was away above par Satur
day evening by reason of their vic
tory over Sunbury on the latter's
grounds Saturday afternoon. South
paw Williams was in fine form.
Sunburyians could not guage his
delivery. Four wee small hits was
the total of their efforts. Score, 7
to 3.
Mr. A. L. Jacobs of Grand Rapids,
Michigan, has moved to Bloomsburg,
and occupies C. C. Peacock's house
near Oak Grove. He has accepted
the position of Superintendent in
Hawley & Slate Co's. furniture factory,
and having had forty years' experi
ence in the business, he is no doubt
the right man for the place.
The High School base ball team
of this place took a trip up the river
on Decoration day to play two games.
In the forenoon they met and defeated
Nescopeck. After dinner they crossed
the river to Berwick where they were
scheduled for a game in the afternoon.
Berwick won as usual. Our boys
played a sleepy go-as-you-please game,
couldn't hit the ball, hence their down
fall. The scores were: Bloom 7,
Nescopeck 3 ; Bloom 3, Berwick 6.
Small cigar factories in different
sections of the state, have been closed
during the past week and a number
of others will follow in order to evade
the license which all will be required
to take out under the provisions of
the revenue bill, which is expected to
take effect shortly. Under the new
bill cigar manufacturers will be
required to take out licenses which
are graded according to the produc
tion of the plants.
Democratic Primary Election and Oonnty
Convention Call.
The Democratic voters of Columbia
County will meet at the several places
for holding of the general election, in
their respective districts, on Saturday,
June it, 1898, between the hours of
3 and 7 o'clock p. m., and vote for
persons to be nominated tor the vari
ous offices subject to the rules of the
Democratic party of this county.
The newly elected judges of each
election district will meet at the Court
House in Bloomsburg on Tuesday,
June 14, at n o'clock a. m. and count
up the vote which each person has
received and place on the ticket.
One person for Congress.
One person for State Senator.
Two persons for the State Legisla
One person for President Judge.
One person for County Surveyor.
Five delegates to the State Conven
Under the rules each election dis
trict will elect a judge and two in
spectors and one committeeman.
JOHN G. MCHENRY, Chairman.
R. G. F. KSHINKA, Secretary.
A lot of Gypsies attracted a great
many people down near the double
bridge, below town Sunday afternoon.
The band consists of men, women
and children, numbering in all about
fifteen. They are well equipped for
camp life.
The following letters are advertised
May 31, 1898: Miss Laura Bower,
Miss Gracie Hess, Mrs. Amanda L.
Hess, Miss Blanche Hiriinger, Mr.
Archie Russell Kennedy, Joseph
Stake. Cards, M. L. Winters. Will
be sent to the dead letter office June
14, 1898. O. B. MELLICK, P. M.
The erection shop foundry and the
machine shop ot the Watsontown Car
Manufacturing Company belonging to
the estate of the late Ario Pardee
burned to the ground at an eatly hour
Monday morning. The plant has
been idle lor several years. It is
stated that the plant was valued at
$60,000 and that the insurance was
The State, the bright, newsy eight
page weekly paper, published by the
Milton Printing Company suspended
publication with its issue of May 26.
This action was caused by the refusal
of the Post office department at
Washington to admit it into the mails
as second class mail natter. It
would under the ruling of the depart
ment cost two cents to mail each copy
of the paper, which makes it impossi
ble to continue tne publication. The
State was among our best exchanges,
and we are extremely sorry to lose it.
Memorial Day was observed in
Bloomsburg in an appropriate man
ner. At 8 o'clock in the morning,
Ent Post met at their hall, from
which place, accompanied by the
Band, they went to Almedia and
decorated the graves of the soldiets
buried at that place.
In the afternoon, the parade made
up of the Post and several societies
of town, formed at Market Square,
and after a short march proceeded
to the grave yard. The address
was delivered by Fred Ikeler, Esq.
Arrangements have been made for
a Christian Endeavor Rally to be held
at Island Park, Sunbury, Pa., on
Monday July 4th under the auspices
of the Christian Endeavor Societies of
Columbia, Montour, Northumberland,
Snyder and Union counties. The
day will be observed in a patriotic,
religious manner, and will be both
profitable and pleasant to those of the
Christian people who shall find it con
venient to join the Endeavors in the
celebration of the National holiday.
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We carry the Largest and
Most Complete Line of Spec
tacles and Eye Glasses in the
county. We furnish skilled
service and guarantee a perfect
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WANTED. A Normal School
Catalogue for 1883-4. Please report
price at this office.
Prof. J. P. Welsh is one of the
examining board at Edinboro State
Normal School.
Charles S. Girton has enlisted for a
three years term in the 14th Ohio
Infantry. He is a son of ou towns
man J. L. Girton. The regiment of
which he is a member, left San
Francisco for the Phillipines.
The Leader Department Store is
distributing among its patrons and
friends a souvenir advertising
pamphlet containing patriotic songs,
including the "Star Spangled Ban
ner" "Columbia the Gem of the
Ocean," Marching through
Georgia" and several others.
Professor Benjamin Howard is the
only American who has thus far been
able to reach the Siberian island of
Saghalien, where the worst Russian
criminals are sent. He asserts that
the commonly accepted tales of the
horrors of this prison are exaggera
The navy department christened
some more ships Wednesday, making
the supply ship Celtic King a single
name by dropping the King and leav
ing her the Celtic the tug A. W.
Booth becomes the Massasolt. The
ferryboat Governor Russell, at Bostor,
retains her name and becomes part of
the floating defense in Boston harbor.
Thanks to persistent scientic ex
periments, the odorless onion is now
a reality. The subjugation of this
pervasive vegetable and the elimina
tion of its distinguishing quality must
be reckoned among the proudest
achievements of modern genius. The
odorless onion is fully entitled to re
cognition as a civilized institution.
Rev. S. B. Blunt and wife, Rev. W.
A. McAtee and wife, Rev. W. I.
Steans and wife, Mrs. R. H. Woolley
and daughter, Miss Cordelia, Mrs.
Lillie Rea McCormick, Miss Kate
Rea, Miss Kate McCormick, Mrs. S.
A. Yorks, Mrs. F. C. Angle and son
Theodore, and Miss Penina Bright
will leave this morning for Blooms
burg to attend an organ recital to be
given in St. Paul's Episcopal church
of that place.—Danville News May 31.
George Russe l , aged eighty years,
a long time resident at Hemlock
township, died very suddenly at his
home near Buckhorn, Monday morn
ing. He arose about hve o'clock in
the morning, in his usual good health.
He waked about for some little time
when he exclaimed his breath was
leaving and fell to the floor. Medical
aid was hastily summoned but iife was
extinct. The deceased was an uncle
to Mrs. Theodore Dent of this town,
and is survived by a wife. The
funeral took place on Wednesday.
The Naval Reserves who have pass
ed the examinations for individual
enlistment into the United States
Navy from Ohio, Illinois and Michi
gan will arrive in New York either
Friday or Saturday. They will be
quartered on board the New Hamp
shire and the schoolship St. Mary,
and will be immediately put to work
on naval practices and tactics.
R. H. Ringler is our authorized
collector, aud is now engaged in
calling upon town subscribers.
The flour of ihe family costs a little more. We admit there are housekeep
ing expenses that hav? grown suddenly, but there is nothing alaiming in that ;
they will shrink again when the new crop comes in. We meet the advance in
your grocer's bill by trimming a share in your dry goods bill. There is com
pensation for high priced provisions in the low priced dry goods quoted here.
55.60 Tailor mado Suits.
Of fine Serge, flv front jacket, silk
lined, skirt percaline lined, closed
seams, well worth $7.50.
Black Mohair Skirts, full lined with
percaline, at $4.50.
Hoisery and Underwear.
Ladies' fine ribbed vests, 10c.
Ladies' ribbon neck and sleeve
ribbed vests, t2^c.
Ladies' Lisle thread vests, 25c.
Leather Stockings.
Not leather, but will wear like
leather, for boys and girls.
All sizes, 25c pair.
Ladies' seamless hose, 10c.
Ladies' plaid hose, 50c.
See our Special hose, 25c.
Wash Dress Coods.
-31 in. fine Organdies, 15c yd.
All Linen Suitings, 17c yd.
Navy blue plaid Linens, 18c yd.
Yard wide percales, 7c yd.
Fine Dress Ginghams, 10c yd.
Black Dress Coods.
A large line of plains, figured twills,
tamese, serges, &c., at prices you will
not mate again soon. If you have a
black goods need, see this stock.
Try our one dollar kid glove.
85c Chamois white glove.
50c black silk gloves.
H.J. CLARK & SON, BloomsLutg, Pa.
1 v. mm & ua.
Decoration Day has passed, but the Bunting
will remain floating in the air until
the war is over.
We have begun in earnest selling
summer dress goods and trimmings.
They are in Organdy, and other
Lawns, Dimities, Challies, Dotted
Swiss, Madras Cloth, Mousseline Soie,
Fancy Ducks, Lyonaise Soierie, Sat
eens, Silk Striped and Plaid Zephyrs,
Dress Ginghams, &c. Many of these
are in large figured, striped, &c. We
have a special line of plain and fig
ured black lawns for older ladies, 8c
to 25c yd.
White Dress Goods in India Linen
Pigula, Long Cloths Swiss, plain and
dotted, 6c to 35c yd.
Have you heard about our new line of Shirt Waists just
received last week, 50c to $2.00.
Graduating FANS, just new.
State News Items,
—Wilkes-Barre has secured a silk
ribbon factory, which will, when com
pleted, employ 1,000 hands.
—A number of capitalists from
Kingston are opening the old Bernice
mines in Sullivan county, which had
been abandoned for a number of years.
It is on the property of the Jackson
heirs. G. W. Gunton of Kingston
is general manager and engineer.
The greatest banquet in history
took place on August 18th, 1880,
when the 40,000 mayors of France
sat at table in the Palais de of Indus
tria in Paris. There were three relays
of about 13,000 guests each. To pre
pare the feast required seventy-five
chief cooks, 1,300 waiters, scullions,
cellarmen and helpers, 80,000 plates,
52,000 glasses, knives, forks and
spoons in proportion, 40,000 rolls and
fish, meat and fowl by the ton. The
banquet was part of the centenary
celebration of the events of 1789.
Two Sootok Cripples.
Two of the most famous living
Scotchmen are cripples—Lord Kel
vin, who is the greatest living Scottish
scientist, and Dr. James Macgregor,
of Edinburgh, who is said to be the
greatest living Scottish preacher.
For Infants and Children.
The Kind You Have Always Bought
White Dress Coods.
A grand collection of White Dress
Materials of all kinds,
Corded P. Ks., all grades.
Special lot of India linons at 20c yd
White duck, yd., also in pink
light blue and navy.
Summer Corsets, 44c.
E. Z. Waists for boys and girls, 25c
Lace & Derby Curtains.
We have secured some Special val
ues in goods. See the lace curtains
at sl, 1.35, 1.45, 1.65, 2.48, 3, 4.47
per pair.
Derby Curtains at $2, 2 93, 5 and
7.50 pair.
Our line of silks suitable for dresses
waists and separate skirts is up to date
with newest effects at moderate prices.
Ribbons and Laces.
Your every want can be supplied
from this stock.
Fancy ribbons, 25c yd.
Wide moire taffeta ribbons, 24c.
Dainty Valenciennes Edges nd In
sertions. Edges from 23c ;.iece of
12 yards up.
See the new 4-in-hand Ladies' Ties.
Also the white P K Puff Tie..
The Light Weight Cloths are made
up very handsome in Tailor Suits, and
are selling with us this spring. They
are in many colots and prices.
Black Dress Goods sell all the year.
We have a good line of them, 25c to
$1.75 yard.
Children's Ready Made Dresses.
Mothers should read this, and then
make a calculation how many stitches
they can save, and extra hours of
sleep they can enjoy.
Cail and see samples of our new
lithographing printing tor all kinds of
commercial work. It is new and very
pretty, and costs no more than other
printing. THE COLUMBIAN office, d
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■asy to take, easy to operate. 28c.
Rooms on 3rd. floor, COLUMBIA*
building. Steam heat, gas or electric
light, water. Apply to
If you want lithographed bonds,
certificates of stock, checks, drafts!
diplomas, or any thing in that line,
the COLUMBIAN office can furnish
them. See samples.
A fine line of new styles in wed
ding invitations just received at THE
COLUMBIAN office. tf.
Lithographed bonds, stock certifi
cates, and checks are furnished at
THE COLUMBIAN office. tf.
Leases that will collect the rent for
the whole year if tenant leaves before
expiration of term, also notices to
quit, for sale at this office. tf.
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