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VOL 4?. BL 0 OMSD UR G, PA., THURSDAY AUGUST 12. 1909. NO, 82. A WHEN YOU WANT TO Open a bank Account Have a Check Cashed Borrow Money, or Make an Investment CALL ON THE OLD RELIABLE The Farmers National Bank OF BLOOMSBURG Capital, 860.000 Surplus 8100,000 0 M. C REVELING, Pres. M. MILLKISEN, Cashier. DIRECTORS J. L. Mover N. U. Funk C. M. Crkvki.ixg C. A. Kuum W. L. Whitr C. W. Runyon Div J. J. Brown M. Mitxkiskn 3 Per Cent. Interest Paid on Time Deposits. FISH COMMISSIONERS HERE. State Fish Commissioner Median and three other members of the commission, Henry E. Cox, of Wellsboro; John Hamberger, of Erie, and A. R. Whittaker, of Phoenixville, came to Bloomsburg last Thursday, and after traveling up Fishing Creek on the B. & S., and back, met in the Court House, together with a number of fisher men from this section, to hear evi dence and to determine at what point Fishing Creek ceases to be a trout stream. Under the new law no device is allowed to be used in any trout stream except a single rod and line, and it therefore becomes of consid erable importance to fishermen to have it officially determined what portion of any stream comes under the designation of trout stream. Wherever any dispute arises the law provides that the commission shall sit as a court, hear evidence, and render a decision. A large number of witnesses were heard, but owing to the conflicting testimony and the fact that one of the commissioners was not present and will have to act upon the mat ter from a transcribed copy of the testimony which will require con siderable time, a decision was not and will not be reached for some time. The temporary dividing line below Forks, however, set by Com missioner Meehan, when the peti tion was received by him, is now abrogated. William E. Meehau presided at the meeting and stated that the court of Fish Commissioners was being held at this place in response to a petition asking the board to investigate fishing conditions in Fishing Creek and to decide at what point, if any, in the stream, that trout cease to be found. He stated. that it was not a question of devices, nor of other species of fish found in the stream but of trout and where they exist. MAN FOUND DEAD. Ilummell. of Stillwater, a driver for George II. Keiter, was found dead near his team along the Espy road above town last Friday morning. He was on his way from Huu lock's Creek o Bloomsburg, and when he failed to put in an appear ance here, Mr. Keiter started out to look for him, but was unsuccess ful. Mr. Summers, who lives along the Espy road, found the horses about midnight and put them in his stable. The next morning he found the body of Ilummell lying over the bank a short distance above his house. He notified the author ities and an examination was made. Death was found to have been due to heart failure. Undertaker Baker took charge of the body. CUPOLO AGAIN FIRES PLANT. For the second time during the past week, the fire department was called Tuesday evening aboi'.t -o'clock to the plant of Hir.:i'.n & Hassert where therrcf zi the foun dry had again caught fire, presum ably from the cupolo, near which the flames were firA discovered by night watchman John Neyhart. An alarm was at orice sounded and nearby employes attached the com pany's hose. The fire companies attached their lines also, and the blaze was soon extinguished. It will be remembered that only a week ago, a fire of similar origin broke out on the roof not far from the cupolo, but was soon extinguished. MAY LOCATE HERE. At the farmers' meeting held in the court house Saturday there were upwards of thirty farmers present to hear what the represent atives of the White Cross Milk Company had to offer in the way of locating a concentrating plant in Bloomsburg, whereby they will pu rify the milk, remove three-quarters of its bulk and then ship the puri fied concentrated product to New York, Philadelphia and Atlantic City. It was represented by J. K. Mil ler and J. M. Houston, who are here in the interests of the compa ny, that the latter stands ready to make contracts with the farmers for their supply of milk, based on the prices fixed by the New Yoik Milk Exchange. The purpose of the meeting was to ascertaiu in what quantities the company could depend upon securing milk should a plant be located here. The rep resentatives stated that the compa ny could use all the milk brought in by trolley, Bloomsburg & Sulli van railroad or by wagons from nearly all points in the county. Figures were presented to the farmers showing them the prices paid for milk in New York as com pared with their revenue from the sale of butter The company seeks a location in this section because of the high quality of milk produced, and trans portation facilities to large centres of population are likewise attract ive. Figures of the possibilities of the enterprise from a financial stand point were placed in the hands of the larmers. AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. The Columbia County Agricul tural Society held a meeting last Saturday. Among other business transacted, it was decided to employ Mr. George H. Mills as starter for the races. Mr. Mills ha9 filled this position for many years. The following were appointed Judges: For the Races C. M. Creve ling, C. C. Yetter, and S. K. Heller. For Live .Stock Foultry &c, W. W. Crawley of Lewisburg, A. O. Potter of Leouta, New York, F. G. Been of Collegeville. Timers for the Races C. W. McKelvy, F II. Ringrose and Dr. C. W. Rabb. The usual force of policemen and other help were also appointed. MAY POSTPONE RACES. There is a possibility that the matinee races will not be held Sat urday as contemplated. The situa tion depen s wholly on the weather. If it rain? uul gets the track in decent sh e then the races will be held, bt' .!e majority of the horse men a:- .;.rcidedly opposed to any raci" c urn :ss the track is in better e'l t,e than it now is, by reason of :neprolonged drought. AFTER MANY YEARS. After an absence of twenty years, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Long, of San Jose, California, have returned to Bloomsburg and will spend some time here visiting Mrs. Long's sis ters, Mrs. Bodine and Mrs. George S- Robbins, at their homes on Nor mal Hill. The older citizens of the town will remember Mr. and Mrs. t nnr miin nrevious to their remov- ""6I " ' I ... i the town. It Is long reme.-srccL" I! -;V (3MI Hit-.- mi Experl'nct In invcsrin,, In busi ness ventures, and eviii experi ence In selectirjJ, a ban nny be cosily and tlitixkre u.i.Icas.i'it. v . peritnes at litis B.rofc villi rkirv.il. and rWcfcre unpleasant. If'v' v.-, ''i: '' ou wi.i rerncroucr your ex.- A ;; y WE WANT YOUR BUSINESS AND ASSUPvH YOU OF CONTINUKI) EX C'E I, L ENT SERVICE. . ; i wm E RLOOMSBURG NATIONAL BLOOMSBURG PENNA MRS. MAHALA BARKLEY. Death claimed Mrs. Mahala Bark ley at the home of her niece, Mrs. Wm. Mensch, on Main street, last Friday morning at one o'clock. Mrs. Barkley, who had lived in Bloomsburg for the past sixty years was a woman with a large circle of friends who will keenly feel her loss. Being ninety years old, and afflicted with the infirmities inci dent to old age, her death was not unexpected. Born at Rupert, she resided at that place a number of years and later moved to town where she had since resided. She was a member of the Episcopal church, and when her health permitted, took an active interest in church affairs. Mrs. Barkley's maiden name was Quick, and she was a sister of John G and W. Grier Quick, and Mrs. Hester Barton, all deceased. She had lived in this county since she was 12 years old. Her husband died many years ago, and her two children, John and Elizabeth, both died several years ago. The funeral was held on Satur day afternoon at 4 o'clock, the ser vices being conducted by the Rev. Stuart Dickson, pastor of the Pres byterian church, in the absence of Rev. J. W. Diggles of the Episco pal church, who is away on his vacation. KILLED IN STONE QUARRY. William II. Edwards, of Lime Ridge, had his life crushed out at Low Bros. & Co's. stone quarry, at Lime Ridge last Monday morn ing. A blast had been set off some time before, and Mr. Edwards was engaged in prying out the loosened boulders when a large rock fell from the top, knocked him down, and rolled over his head, crushing the skull. Death followed within a few minutes. At the time of the accident his son, Harry, was standing within a yard of him, fortunately escaping the death which fell upon the elder man. The body was removed to the home, where the fuueral services were conducted today. Mr. Edwards was a Civil War veteran. He is survived by his wife and six children. MR CREASY ON CROPS. "Even should we get rain now," stated William T. Creasy, Master of the Pennsylvania State Grange, Tuesday "the corn crop would be cut in two. The worst drought which, in my opinion, this state has ever experienced has already prevented any possibility of a corn crop. The potato crop will amount to even less and the vegetables are being ruined. All over the state, I find that the peaches will be ex ceedingly small, while such a thing as a perfect winter apple will be hard to secure. The situation is, without question, a very, very seri ous one." Mr. Creasy has been having an arduous time the last few weeks, with his services in demand in all sections of tbe state. During last week he spoke in Franklin, Adams and Cumberland counties, Pennsyl vania, and in Washington county, Maryland. The week before he was in Montgomery county, and Lackawanna county. DEEDS RECORDED. The following deeds have recent ly been entered of record by Re corder of Deeds Frank W. Miller. Locust Mountain Coal and iron Co. to Mrs. Anna B. Crane for property in Centralia. Isaac Martz Estate to Sarah D. Frisbie for property in Briarcreek township. Rosemont Cemetery Co., to Elizabeth Parker for lot in said cemetery. Abraham Bitner to S. R. Dyer for tract of land in Locust town ship. Locust Mountain Coal and Iron Co. to Patrick McAndrews for property in Conyngham township. Honora Burke Estate to Bridget O'Reilly for property in Centralia. Wm. Mather et al to W. H. Moore for property in Bloomsburg. Robert Johnson et al to John Lowrie for two tracts of land in Madison township. Henry Shultz Estate to J. G. Phillips for property in Benton. Elizabeth Wilson et al to John Howell for tract of land in Hem lock township. Elmer Ilouseweart and wife to A. P. Girton for property in Benton. Citizens Loan Association to W. S. Drake et al for a property in Bloomsburg. Bloomsburg Land Improvement Co. to Myrtle I. Haas for a lot in West Berwick. Myrtle I. Haas to Marx Levy for lot in West Berwick. Chas. M. Longenberger to S. W. Hower for tract of land in Locust township. A. B. Creasy and wife to Walter Lutz for tract of laud in Mifflin township. George Conner and wife to Chas. A. Conner for property in Center township. L. Creasy Conner to Martha I. Conner for a tract of land in Center township. WILL SOON MAKE MATCHES. With practically all of the ma chinery placed into positiou in read iness to be set up, and Superintend ent George Garrett, now at the factory to superintend the latter, it is now but a matter of a few weeks until the actual work of manufacturing matches will be be gun at the Fred Fear Match facto ry September first has already been set as the probable date, for beginning operations, and unless something unforeseen materializes there is everv reason to believe that the plant will be iu readiness by that time. MORE PAVING. The Towu Council decided at its meeting on Monday night to secure bids for the paving of Main Street from Iron Street to East Street. The work will be done providing the property owners abutting on the street within the distance will pay their share, according to the ordinance. CHARGED WITH RAPE. Harry Mallick of Conyngham township was committed to jail on Tuesday, charged with having committed a rape on Nellie Kar vacs, a girl eight years old. He was committed by Justice E. E. Straub. You Don't Need Be Afraid of Your Shadow When You Wear Our Clothes If you would always look well, feel well, and be well leave it to us. We al ways give the best we can for your money. That's the reason we have enjoyed a generous share of the patronage of this section all these years. You will be surprised how good a Suit you can buy at this store for $15 to $20. We make your Suit here; slip one on out of our large stock, or measure you and send away and have it made. SEuWS CORNER CLOTHING STORE, BLOOMSBURG, PA.