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THE FULTON COUNTY NEWS, McCONNELLSBURG, PA.
WISCONSIN Of W for mm Readers ona tvem Dopartment Our Roadoro In Fulton Around tho NAorld Af l-th the of History Maklno: Oounty and Claowhoro IVlay J in Prof. Saunders is an Authority on Tree Pests. on tHo apponlnrjo. GREAT EXPLOSION AND FIRE ON MUNITIONS PIER CARRIES SALARY OF $4,003 DEMOLISHED BY GREAT MUNITION EXPLOSION J. G. Saundan Selected By Commis sion for Zoologist Governor Holds Aloof. SUCCEEDS SURFACE . Xrr fee. ykt General view on Black Tom Island, Now Jersey, after the explosion if scores of carloads of dynamite and an.uiu n!tl"ti und the burning of wnrehouses. On ull sides are wrecked piers and collapsed building IMfMI VP tirciit Ixxly of Uritlsli troops pusHinj; lu cross to help In the t'rvut offou-sive lu tlio CAN WE BUY This U a view of the excellent harbor of Omrlotto Amalle, SU Thomas In Hie Danish West IndleM, which tsl imdi. the United States wishes to purchase from Denmark. In that country a campaign to prevent the deal has been started and may bo successful. THESE WOMEN rt to right, Mrs. Carrie Chapman Catt, Mrs. Norman De It. Whitetaouse n(1 lr. Anna Howi rd Shaw, 'the suffrage lenders, whose visit to Charle li jluRlici was followed by the Bepnbllcnn presidential nomlneo's announcement "'"I he is in favor of constitutional amoudmcnt extending the suffrnge to fcuilii'll, MORE TROOPS FOR BRITAIN'S GREAT PUSH o;- r .vrv - v':-4 review before KIsiK Ueoi'u and Field Murslml French before beiuj; senl Boinme region. At the rit'lit U a snnpsliot of the kitii; tukeu on the review THIS HARBOR FROM ARE REJOICING t DENMARK? mm BLACK TOM BLAST RELICS .am hi wta umohwooo t Little girl holding three thrce-tuch shells which she found a mile and a hnlf from the sceno of the terrific mu nition explotlon on Black Tom Island, New Jersey. 8eemi Long. Church lie Uved for a long time In rhlladelphla. Gotham What do you mean by a long time? "Oh, six months." "Why, that's not a long time." "Well, It seems a long time lu Philadelphia." r v.r m ,"-v. W Flrebonts flfe'htlng the tremendous conflagration thut followed the explosion on the munitions pier of the l.ehlgu Valley railroad on Black Tom Island, New Jersey. About 00 persons were killed and $J0,(XiO,000 damage done to prop erty In the lower New lork district. i i Ml r-.t--x.. View of the United States collier Hector after It was caught In n terrific gale off the Atlantic const and actually broken In two. It Is seen lying In Ave and one-half fathoms near the South Carolina shore. The vessel will be raised and put In condition aguln. ' WASHINGTON'S PEST KILLER i III ! J. Eakln Ondsby of Washington has 'made his pile" In real estate. Ue Is over seventy and still has active man agement of his olllce. Hut M. Gndsby's avocation Is more Interesting than his business activities. Ho speuds most of his time ridding the capital of un welcome cats and pigeons, a service he performs free of charge from puro Joy of marksmanship, with 8 22-callber. siiiLdP-shot t-IIle. which he presented to his wife 20 years ngo and with which he never misses a shot He hns a per petual permit to shoot anywhere he pleases lu the District of Columbia, and tlio police cnll on him when any body In the District nsks for relief from stray dogs, cats, or pigeons. Locating the Time. ' "Papar "Yes, my son." "What day was tho minister here to tea?" "Oh, I don't remember, Tommle. Why do you want to know?" "Because I know ma will wanter know when 1 washed my hands last, and that waa the time." J &t 'ft'' ' r f .- ; ..J.-..-.- t COLLIER HECTOR BROKEN IN TWO IN I JA (iu i INTERCEPTING A 1 1U - ' British suhiiiarine interreptlng a blockade of the German ports. ON AN 1 l.1 t tr . . . , rt h f4r,?v1 .r.'v-wl,,.-T...1wfy v..-.V.A-ril-faarWftlil' Scene Id tlie market place of Charlotte Amalle, one of tlo chief cities of tht Danish West Indies, for tho puchuse of which from Denmark the United State ts now ncffotlutlng. '.' . ",w .. iv 1; -'t ,- ' A STORM by A.J, rniinfriirTrrrrf BLOCKADE RUNNER o.iillng vessel that is trying to ruu the OA , 1) I y rr 4 J,-1- Harrlsburr- Governor Brumbaugh has declined to be drawn into the controversy between State ZoOioglut II. A. Surface and the State Commix-' doners of Agriculture and he will not Interfere with the commlxnlon'H de cision to terminate the connection of the zoologixt with the Ix parttnent on Auguxt 15. Secretary Pal ton Informed the Gov ernor of the selection of Prof. J. G. Saunders, Stale entomologist of Wis consin, for the place, and the Gov ernor Kave his consent, thereby end ing the Surface Incident, which has kept the Capitol Ktlrred lip for over a month. Numerous Influential men tried to save him, but the Governor has definitely refused to change mut ters. The (Mist of zoologist carries a salary of $4,000, and it Ik believed that Prof. Saunders, who was here last week, will accept the offer. He Is stated by Secretary Patton to be an authority on San Jose scale ami oilier tree pesls. Governor Brumbaugh consulted with a number of State officials re garding l( paitnieniiil affairs, coming appointments and nt her details, spend ing considerable time over National Guard affairs with Adju ant General fitewart. The Governor will bo called upon to name o.'Iicers for the two artillery regiments and to approve various matters which, have been done. Asks How Soldiers Can Vote. Governor Brumbaugh asked Attor ney General Brown for legal advice as to how the troops In Federal serv ice can vote at the November elec tion, inquiring about the Act of Au gust 2,"i, lSBt, and what steps will be necessary for the State to take. The Governor also asked If commissioners are required and If so what should be their compensation. In reirard to the registration laws the Governor wrote: I beg to suggest that our reg istration and other laws relating to the elections passed since this Act (that of 1SH4) should be ex amined Into to determine precise ly all the necessary steps to be taken In order that there may be no que-tion about the official counting of these votes. Justices Of Peace Are Announced. The following appointments of Jus tices of the Peace were announced nt the State Capitol: G. W. Hellninn, Itryn Athyn and Patrick Gorniley, Fas' Norriton Town.-hip. Montgomery: K. P. Hall, Muncy, Lycoming. Henry Bablch, Durye.i. Luzerne; John T. Kinnan, Green Township, and Joseph G. Sechler, Cherry' Tree, Indiana;; George V. Holland, St. Clalrsvllle, Bedford; Leslie G. reck, Weslcyyille, Erie; L. A. Skinner, Tine Township, Armstrong; Ulysses S. Bird, Canton, Bradford. Asks Board To Fix Gat Limit The question of how much a com pany can require In a guarantee be fore furnishing electricity or gas serv ice has been raised before the Public Sorvlce Commission by J. O. Ulrich, of Tamaqua. . He contends that the Eastern Pennsylvania Light, Heat A Power Company wants a guarantee of certain sums for ten years before ex tending mains. Governor Renames Elliott and Nlver. Governor Brumbaugh reapppolnted S. B. Elliott, of BeynoUlsvllle, a mem ber of the State Forestry Commission, with which he has been connected since July 2, 1904. He also reappoint ed Mrs. E. C. Nlver, of Charlerol. a member of the Board of Censors for Moving Pictures. Patterson Named For Black's Place. George M. Patterson, of Williams bur?, Blair County, was appointed a member of the State Agricultural Commission to fill the vacancy caused by the appointment of Frank B. Black as State Highway Commissioner. Tat terson was four times a member of tho Legislature from Blair County. 200 Workers Killed In July. A summary of accident reports for July issued by the Bureau of Statistics of the Labor and Industry Department, says that during the month 200 per sons were killed in Pennsylvania In dustrial plants, while 19,028 were In jured. Imrlng the first seven months of this year 1,336 persons wero killed and 112,267 injured. Orders Bristol To Begin Clean-up. State Commissioner of Health PIxon sent directions to the Borough of Bristol to Immediately Inaugurate a clean-up of all highways and premises In the town which are not in sanitary condition. This action was taken be cause of reports of Inspections made In tlw borough. 7 Counties Increase Potato Crop. The reports to the Department of Agriculture show seven counties In which an Increased acreage has been given to potatoes, In Borne Instances as high as thirty per cent Pennsylvania Charters. The following charters wert ap- proved by Governor Brumbaugh: Corporation Building and IOtin As rociatlon, Philadelphia, capital $5,000, "000; treasurer, Bloomfleld Launt. Bex Building and I-oan Association, Philadelphia, capital $1,000,000; treas. uror, John Stewart. Keystone Bank, Harrlsburj, capital $50,000; treasurer, Aug. Lutx. Herbert-Cook Company, automo biles, rhlladelphla, capital $10,000; treasurer, Walter 0. Herbert, Somen too.