Newspaper Page Text
§ Breezy | A County 112 t Netfs I FIRST FORK. Judge John A Wykoff, witc and son, circulated among frieDds here on Satur day. They also took a view of their old homestead. "flank" Caldwell was a caller at this place recently. Grant Johnson, wife and children visi ted at this place on Sunday. Two school teachers from Grove and Independent districts, were represented at the teachers' institute at Emporium, la.-t Saturday. Every teacher should be interested iu these meetings and attend them. It was a very valuable meeting. First Fork was well represented at the masquerade at the Sinnatnahoning skat ing rink, last Saturday night. Ezra B. Smith, a Senior at the Lock llaven Normal School, spent a few days at First Fork and Austin. The spring trim opens Tuesday, April sth. L. C. Wykoff and wife visited at Sin namahoning on Saturday. Mrs. Summerson departed for Kettle Creek last week. She received the sad news of the death of her SOD, John Sum merson, who will be buried at that place. Forestry Wardens Elliot, Crum and Wykoff are kept busy extinguishing for est fires. It seems as soon as one fire is under control another is blazing away in some other section of the forests. The rain that fell Sunday night helped stop a lot of the fire. School No. 2, known as the Haynes school, closed last Tuesday after a very successful term of seven months. Miss Alleman, the teacher, departed for her home at Middletown, Pa. S. I). McCoole and wife, from Drift wood, visited their son, Omar It. Mc- Coole, over Sunday. FINIS. RICH VALLEY. Ex-County Treasurer JohD Cummings was in the Valley Monday. Fred Edwards moved into one of R. Lockwood's houses last week. Rev. Osgood shipped his household goods to Dixonville, his future appoint ment. Mrs. Ed. McCormick is on the sick list this week. Walter Granger, of East Emporium, visited Valley friends, Sunday. The trout hog has made his appear ance in large numbers. S. D. llousler moved into G. R. llous ler's house recently. Sam Lewis and Ed. Huff, of the city, were on our streets Sunday. Susan Lewis is visiting city friends this week. A number of old maids, (all about sweet sixteen) held a party at Frank Cravens, Friday evening in honor of Miss .Mary Jeffry, whose birthday occured on above date. Also a number of our young men hied themselves up Clear Creek and camped out all night. Why for boys? O, how you were missed— nit. All our siek folks are improving. Rev. Osgood left Tuesday for Cattar augus to attend the Wesleyan Conference as did Mrs. J. J. Lewis. Tillman Chadwick moved from Em porium to his farm here Tuesday. By fast playing the Local Base Bali team, Carter's Colts, took both games of a double header from Ed. Extrom's 'Hants, Sunday, by the score of 7 to 5 and Bfo C. The Locals spruug two new players, Jerome Dulling, of Lock Haven, and Jackson Thomas, of Whittemore, Hill, on the city lads. The playing of catcher Thomas was the most brilliant ever seen on the local grounds. The battery work of Caskey and Thomas was fine—Caskey fanning 36 out of the Giants in the two games. The President of the League sent an um pire, by the name of Garnie llousler, who proved to know as much about the game as a rabbit. He was the limit. M. A, 11. HOWARD SIDING. Mrs. Hill and daughter Violet of Ish ua, N. Y., visited her daughter, Mrs. George Matt'newson, a few days ago last week. George and son William accom panied her home Monday. Had a good attendance at church Sun day afternoon. Rev. L<hman preached an excellent sermon. Mrs. Wm. R. Johnson and daughter Irene of Bryan Hill spent Sunday with her mother, Mrs. Close. Mrs. MeLester and son Ed. of Hicks Run visited her sister, Mrs. Fisher, last week. Mr. Kresge and wife, of Dußois at tended church Sunday. Is looking after his lumber business here. Clayton Toner is building a house. Ex pects to reside here. His wife came up from Renovo Saturday evening. Herman Close has been quite sick again, threatened with typhoid fever. Is better at present writing. •Irs. Toner, of Beeolnvood visited M. E. Close on Tuesday. XXX HICKS RUN. Arthur Hicks and wifo, of Sinnama mahoning, are visiting at the home of J. It. Hicks. Elsie Pepperman is suffering from an attack of rheumatism. R. Rossie has returned to Hicks Run, after spending two weeks with his par ents at Summerville, Pa. O. It. Tanner is hauling lumber for his new house. Jessie Covert finished a very success ful term of school at Lower Hicks Run on Tuesday of last week, and has return ed to her home at Falls Creek. Mrs. Frank Patchell and daughter Mary are spending a few days in Phila delphia and Harrisburg. Frank Williams and wife of Dußois, are spending the week, guests of the lat ter's parents, J. It. Hicks and family. A very successful social for the bene fit of the band was held Saturday even ing. The infant son of Harvey Hicks, who has been seriously ill with pneumonia, is now recovering. John Bartholomew and family start on Tuesday of this week, for Lowell, Mass. Mrs. Jos. Shotsbarger spent a few days of last week with friends iu Du- Bois. A. S. Ilicks is not recovering his health as rapidly as his many freinds de sire. Mrs. John Hopkins is slowly recover ing from an attack of grip. B. E. W. STERLING RUN. B. L. Sterling, of Confer, and Mrs. John Charter and son, of Galeton, were called here last Thursday on account of the death of their mother, Mrs. Frances Sterling. Mrs. Geo. Hulsinger, of Renovo, was the guest of her parents, Joseph Kissell and wife, over Sunday. Ruth and Teoka Whiting and Geo. O'Keefe, after spending a few days vaca tion at home, returned to school on the 4th inst. Lulu J. Lewis was an Emporium visi tor Friday. Gunda Cromwell, of Emporium, was home over Sunday. Minnie Williams, of Warren, and Myrtle Harrison and children, of New Bethlehem, attended the funeral of their aunt, Mrs. Sterling, on Saturday, and visited their many friends and relatives in town over Sunday. Rev. Chas. E. Lehman, the new Methodist minister delivered an excellent sermon in the Methodist church Sunday evening. Dayton Reed and son, of Roulette, visited relatives in town first of the week. The Junior Base Ball Team of Ster ling Run will have an ice cream social Saturday evening, April 9th. A. Brady and Geo. A. Walker, of Em porium were in town Tuesday, looking after the interest of the coal mines. Mrs. A. Smith, of Driftwoodj visited her parents, Benj. Dayton and wife, re cently. BLUE BELL. HUNTLEY. C. J. Miller and W. It. Smith were business callers at Driftwood, Tuesday. Audrey Hill, of Driftwood, called on relatives and friends in town on Friday. L. 11. Smith and Wm. 11. Logue are busily engaged in repairing the public road and getting it in shape tor the sum mer. Lawrence Smith, brakman, Renovo, called on his famiiy at this place on Sun day. C. W. Barr, who has been making ties for W. It. Smith, has finished the job and has 700 ties ready to put on the road. C. W. is a hustler. Operator Graham, of Keating, is post ing on the woik at IIY tower. He ex pects to work Ist trick after April 15. A. W. Smith called on* friends and relatives in Sinnainahoning on Saturday. Clyde Collins has finished his tie job and is ready to deliver them to the rail road. Fame Logue left for Washington State, a few days ago, where he will en gage in business with his brother Irvin. Mrs. Ray Smith called on relatives at Driftwood one day last week. Rev. Hall preached his farewell ser mon at the old church on Sunday, April ,'ird, to a large congregation. He will leave this place and goto Rich Valley, where he will engage iu the good work for the next year. 8. H. FIRST FORK M. J. Colcord, editor of the Potter Journal, was here last week looking after his interests here, and incidentally doing some Forestry stunts, setting out some Catalpa Speciosa and Carolina popular trees, as well as some fruit trees. John Thilegas, of Galeton, has moved into the IJowen place, having bought the property about a year ago. News was received here on Sunday of the death of Mrs. Israel Bailey, of Sinna mahoning, on Saturday afternoon of pneumonia, following a hard case meas les. Funeral at 11 o'clock on Tuesday and burial at Wyside cemetery. De ceased leaves a husband,who is an invalid, and one son, and two daughters, eight brothers and three sisters. Forest Wardens, with all the men and I boys they can get, are busy fighting for est fires, though there are none in this CAMERON COUNTY PRESS, THURSDAY, APRIL 7, *9™. immediate vicinity. The dry weather bnd high winds make it almost impossi ale to get them under control. LeGrnnd Wykofl and wife returned on Saturday from Cameron, where they had been to see their mother, Mrs Geo. Moore and Isaac Wykoff, who they re port very bad ofl with pueumonia. NUF SED. DRIFTWOOD. Garret Mitchell was a business caller at Em porium Thursday. Thomas J. Riley had business at Emporium last Thursday. W. R. Sixer, of Siierville, was in town last Wednesday. Miss Ha'.tie Nefcy visited friends and relatives in town last week. The musical play entitled "The Mikado," at Mitchell's Opera House, last Wedndsday even ing, under the direction of Mrs. Ayr, from New York, for the benefit of St. James R. C. Church, was a complete success. The Driftwood Band gave a concert in front of Mitchell's Opera House at 7:15 p. m., which was enjoyed by all. T. L. Rrooks and L. E. Arnold attended the masquerade skating party at Sinnainahoning Saturday night. They also assisted the Sinua mahoning band in furnishing music for the oc casion. W.H.Elliot. State forester, of Sinnemahon mg, with acrtwof men, was putting out forest fires around this vicinty, last week. L. C. Suinmersou, foreman of bridges on the P. R. R., was in town last Thursday. Miss Cora Barker, of Emporium, was in town last Friday afternoon. Miss Frankie Barr, of Mix Run, was in town Friday afternoon. * Thos. Vroman returned Saturday evening from visiting relatives at Canton, Glen Iron' and vicinity, but he forgot to bring his wife along- What's the matter, Thomas? Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Morse are visiting rela tives in town this week. James Gallagher spent Monday evening with his family. Mrs. Matthew Eggler spent Suuday , with her daughter, Mrs. Fuer, at North Bend. Mrs. S. D. McCoole spent last Thursday even ing in Emporium. Sheriff J. W. Norris was in town between trains Thursday. Ed. Whiting was in town Friday. Mrs. L. W. Gleason was in Philadelphia last Thursday and Friday. Supt. L. W. Gleason had business in Dußois Saturday. About 25 of the young people from' here at tended the masquerade shating party at Sinna mahoning Saturday night. Geo. P. Jones, of Emporium, was in town Monday. Dr. S. S. Smith'was in town Monday. He is attending Dr. Corbett, who Is improved at this writing. Miss Anna Schweikart, of Emporium, spent Sunday in town with friends. B.J.Collins, of Huntley, was in town Tues day. Wm. Rankin, of Hicks Run, was in town Tues day. Rev. W. F. Hall, pastor of the Wesleyan M. E. Church at Castle Garden, moved his, house- [House Gleaning Time. We Oder Eflra Goal) Values in lace] I 1 I; SB Special good value in Nottingham Lace | Curtains, 12 different patterns at | >j Also special good quality and handsome patterns at I 1 £ Ruffled Muslin Curtains 19c pair I | 6X * ra Va^ U6S C> i I Swiss Curtain muslin Bc, 12 l-2c, 15c, 19c 25c, a yd I Etamine and Madras 12 l-2c 19c and 25c. I Here is a Bargain Men's, Woman's, Children's Sum- Linen Napkins $3.98 Irish Mail Car former Underwear is Now Ready 2 C each $1.50 I Men's Balbrigan Shirts and Drawers, 25 and 50c These cars are the strongest Men's Light Weight Wool Shirts and 7C r an J *1 Art Friday we will sell 30 dozen I made. Solid steel frame, rubber Drawers. Prices, ... •allU <pi.VU _ tires. Regular price $3.98, but Ladies Swiss Ribbed Vests in IC ram l?C r * men Napkms * Keacly Hci "- we need the room. PriceS) .... lUC, IDC anQ I,DC Ine(J size 12x12 for a little THE INDESTRUCTIBLE HAND CAR Ladies Ctimfy Cut Ribbed Vests, • c S7* i =» Price, ... . . . - £*o\> more than paper Napkins usually I _ rrTrr~~-i Ladies High Neck and Long Sleeve Vests, 50c Lost I ACA Ladies White Belts with -I P A 2 c 6Sch I fciJC Pearl Buckles, I3C ■ \flyy i 7, i 1 i —• » i — Not more than one dozen sold ■ Remember we sell the best Corsets made in America I -THE STEEL FRAME AUTO EXPRESS F OR t j ie P r j ce> T0 ONE cus tomer and none sold to A « I . AI t*fk W. B. Corsets all new shapes, 50c, SI.OO, and $1.50. ■ price si.ou Nemo Corsets all new shapes, $2.00, $3.00, $4.00, $5.00 j children. MayMantonjD !/ 11TIJ y 112 Emporium's Greatest May Manton J | Patterns 10c.| lYULriliLj Store. Patterns 10c. ft Imm msssMMß &amamm® msamaam —— < i win in iium <a— m —— mm hold goods la»t week, and preached his farewell sermon Snnday evening, preparatory to leaving for Conference, which will be held In Cattarau gus, N. Y„ this week. Rev. Hall, has served his charge here very faithfully and endeared him self to the people, of all olasses, and it is with re gret that he is to leave for other fields of labor, but we wish him the greatest success. Wm. Spencer spent Tuesday in Dußois. John Gleason had business at Emporium Sat urday. "Blundering Billy" by home talent," will be at Mitchell's Opera House, Monday evening, April 11th, for the benefit of St. James R. C. Church. Fred Eggler spent Sunday at North Bend. Mr. and Mrs. John Gleason attended the wed ding of Mr. Frank McEnteer and Miss Teas Horner, at Dußois Wednesday. POLITICS. BEECHWOOD. Misses Esteila and Agnes H lynes, of St Marys, | were visitors in town over Sunday. The Emporium visitors this week were Mes. ■ dames Robert Wylie, Michael Evers, John Law j son, James Logan and Messrs. D. M. Toner, Jas. j Logan, John Lawson, C. Cole, Ruby Andrua, | Alfred Rice and George Leavitt. Miss Janet Smith, who has been in St. Marys for several weeks, has returned home, i Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Toner, of Howard, spent j Sunday here, guests of the former's parents, j L. J. McFeeley, M. J. and R. L. Lawson, of St. | Marys, Sundayed in town. I George Hartsock, who has been employed as | station agent here for some time, moved his j family to St. Marys Friday last. Mr. Hartsock ! was a very pleasant man, ready to favor his pat ! Rons at any time and will be missed in the com ! munity. ! A number of out of town folks attended the j ball given at Guinter's last Saturday evening. I All report a good time. ! Marion and Frank Toner, of St. Marys, spent | Sunday at home. Miss Rose Lawson, who spent the Week at ' Johnsonburg, has returned. | Miss Anna L. Evers, who is a professional j nurse, was called to St. Marys, on Saturday to attend a patient. | S. G. Rice and C. K. Reid have returned from Rathbun, Pa., having purchased a full line of hat pins, pocket books, ear-rings, and all kinds of notions and novelties. We understand the young men are about to open a five and ten cent store in the near future. Here'sluck, how ever. HAPPY JACK. SINNAMAHONING. The Cameron Powder Company have their railroad almost completed. They will finish it i this week and get their locomotive to do the hauling to the plant. Houses for rent are in big demand at Wyside this spring and good rent is offered for good houses. Camp No. 122 extend a vote ot thanks to Council Brothers for the coffee, cream and nap kins donated for the lunch Tuesday evening. G. H. Wykoff has purchased a farm on Grove Hill near Keating. He will move this week, i Phillip Moyer, of Keating, was a visitor, Tues day. Seth Nelson, the champion trapper of Clinton county, was a caller on Tuesday. J.Henry Logue,the socialist leader of Grove was over from Huntor's Rest and after getting in good talkingorder loudly proclaimed socialism and advised to down the Stars and Stripes and raise the Red flag of Socialism and Liberty; Fulton Brothers are painting the shell house for the Cameron Powder Co. this week. Council Brothers are still adding new stock to their store, which keeps them pretty busy. Geo. P. Shafer is advertising for a merry-go round and intends to put it up near his hotel. The Grove Supervisors met Monday to attend to the duties of the township. Nace Drum, train despatcher on the B. & S. K. R., was in town on Sunday shaking hands with his many friends. J. H. Drum is improving bis residence this spring. Lem Logue is doing the work. J. F. Berfield, of Hicks Run, attended band practice, Tuesday ev ning. The masquerade party at the rink was well at tend and all had a gooil time. John Shafer took the first prize for the lineal uniform. The town hall building company have not moved away, but will heard from in the near fu ture. Jim Batchelder painted his house red and it was so bright it hurt the eyesight of some of the passers-by. S. R. is going to paint it over again this week just to accomodate. A wild duck was seen in the stream one day last week, four boys left school, two left their work, and about a dozon others took after the poor duck, after shooting about 117 times at the bird, it was captured by Will Smith. Fred Caldwell, cf First Fork, would like to get the pattern of a one-man stretcher to carry his bears out of the woods, as he is meditating go ing into the trapping business next fall. John Hicks took home a yoke of oxen last Saturday to do his farming and to haul his new patent bear pens out into the woods for next season's bear hunting. Fred Williams says that some of the mighty trappers on the First Fork can put the Grand Annauias of Punking Center clean in the shade when it comes to telling about trappiing, Fred Caldwell caught the last mink on the First Pork. It was the same mink that C. E. Logue, Henry Berfield, Wescott Burlingame and Will Calwell have been afer all winter. Its feet were all sore and the fur most all rubbed off dodging traps and trappers all winter but it was a mink. Trout season will soon be here but trout will not be very plenty PS those that come out of the runs in tbe fall were killed by the poi sons in the main stream as soon as they reached there. The offall from the powder plants have driven all water snakes up the little runs and they are living on the little trout now. Wy koff Run will soon get its dose of poison The forest fires are burning very hard in Cooks and Montours Runs this week, it is turning over a large tract of fine young timber also de stroying fine feeding ground for a lot of deer that were staying there. The forestry officers are doing their best to keep the fires under con trol but it is hard work to do so for when they are in one place lirea start in another. Some fires are started|by locomotives of the trains and some by other causes. It is too bad to destroy the young timber and our legislature should take some steps to prevent it if it can be done. N. P. L. No. 1122 held their election of officers the last meeting night in March, when tbo fol lowing officers were elected: President, H. B. Lightner; Vice-President, Arthur Bailey; Com Maggie Floyd; P. P., A. E. Fulton; Chaplain, Fannie Cole; Treasnrer, Carrie WykofT The officers elected will appear for installation. April IStb at the P. O. 8. or A. ball. Camp No. 112 P. O. of A., held another Clam initiation, Tuesday (.•veiling. A class of five were added to the roll of the Camp. A lunch was nerved after lodge and ail present had a good time. Some parties went up Jerry Run, Sunday and set fire to both sides of the Run, for about eight miles, causing about ten thousand acres of land to be burned over and destroying a great deal of young timber and destroying the nests and broods of thousands of pheasants and other game. About fifteen miles of the First Fork were burned over on Hutu, day and Sunday. DEBSE, SINNAMAHONING. Born, to Mr. and lira, Chas. Erickinson, a son, March 30th. Mrs. Lula Stokes and sister Ruby, of I'unx sutawney, visited their grand-mother, Mrs. Ma tilda WykoflT, last week. Mrs. John Clontz is visiting friends and rela tives at Milton, Miss Miidred Haupt, of Emporium, spent Sun day in town, guest of Miss Myrtle Shafer. Mr. and Mrs. Jno. Berfield and son Lester, of Hicks Run, visited in Sinnamalioning, Tuesday. Mrs. L. A. Anderson and Mrs. J. M. Shafer spent last Sunday at Driftwood, guests of Miss Nellie Huntley. Mrs. Israel Bailey died last Saturday after noon arid was buried Tuesday. She was 68 ytarsof age and leaves a husband, eon and two daughters to mourn her death. An infant child of Mr. and Mrs. James Fiscus died Monday, and was buried on Wednesday. Miss Helen Counsil returned to Williamsport Dickinson Seminary Wednesday morning. Mr. and Mrs. James D. Counsil spent last Sun day in Emporium. Jessie Lightner daughter, of Bert Lightner, is very ill. Wm. T. Piper, of Kenovo, was in town Sun day evening. Thad. Brooks, of Driftwood, was in town Sun day. Frank Shafer, of Ridgway, visited his grand mother, Mrs. Francella Shafer, last Sunday. V.A. Breoks was atsterling Run Mon.iay of this week. Mrs. J. V. Strayer spent Wednesday at Lock Haven. Mrs. Jos. Kinsley and daughter are visiting relatives, near Emporium. Mrs. Forgus, of Lock Haven, sister of Mrs Israel Bailey, attended Mrs. Bailey's funeral Tuesday. Rev. and Mrs. Runyan returned trom a visit to Washington, Philadelphia and other points, Saturday evening. Rev. Runyan has been re turned to this appointment for another year. Rev. Copeland preached Sunday morning in place of Rev. Runyan. Rev. Copeland has been appointed to preach at Wharton this year. Mrs. Milford Krebs and children are visiting relatives in Renovo. The masquerade at the rink last Saturday was asucesss. Miss Ethel Runyan and John Shafer secured the prizes. XXX. i-uley's and L cures colds, rr vents pneumonia.