Wellsboro Agitator, August 6, 1919

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Wellsboro Agitator, The (Newspaper) - August 6, 1919, Wellsboro, Pennsylvania State Library ljulyl YOL, 32. WELLSBORO, T1OOA COUNTY, PA, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 0, 1910. WHOLE NO. A MOUNTAIN OF POTASH. Most Wonderful Discovery in Potash Ever Made on American Continent Believed to Have Been Made on long Bun, Near Gaines. The discovery of a mountain ol potash-bearing rock on Long Kun at the little town of Davis, about five miles from Gaiues, is to all upjwar- ances an established fact, sa.v s the Westtield Free Press. The mountain several hundred feet northeast of Davis is a mass of Pocono sand stone and this stone seems filled with po- tassium nitrate or salt peter. Colonel Henry C. Demming. Coii- sulting State Geologist, and one ol the leading geologists of this country nas spent two dajfa ou the property, which is owned by James Mi-Oul- lough, S. M. McCullough. Jonu T. VanDusen and C. W. Reese, and he is enthusiastic over the wonderful pro- mise which this hill gives to America as a source of potash lor American farms. For three davs Colonel Demming has been going over the property a force of men taking samples of the rock from the foot ot the hill to the crest of the mountain opposite the Gurnee coal mountains. Every- where the rock has been uncovered b> blasts of dynamite it has shown up and floury with KNO3, the potash that, makes farms advance in fertility as if Dy magic. Colonel Demming anabzed tbe mineral at his laboratory on June 14 and again on July 26. The first sample showed potash JO.49% aud -the last sample showed the presence of chemically pure potash to the ex- tent of While these are from selected samples, the richness of the rock as far as has been revealed by blasting, increases rather than de- creases as the surface is penetrated. Analysis of a sample of the rock was made by the chemist at Alfred University, who found the piece he tested contained 3U.6 per cent, pot- The German potash mines which supply the world are from rock yield- ing from 12% to 10% potash. From all that has been learned about the Long Run rock it will yield a higher percentage than the German mines. In places the potash lies between lav ers of the rock and here it can be scraped off with a knife. This is practically the chemicallj pure pot- ash of commerce. But in part of the formation thus far uncovered, the potash seems to saturate the rock it- self, giving it almost a limestone ap- pearance. Colonel Demming, who served in the civil war directly under General Ulysses S. Grant and also with Gen- eral George A. Ouster, though well past seventy, is a mightv spry indi- vidual when it comes to going ovei a mining proposition, and he has been all over the Hill KNO3 and ar- rived at the following deductions: that there is a mass of rock in that hill 5fOOO feet Wide, 6.000 feet long and 400 feet high which from sur- face samples, or samples taken with- in a of the surface, indicates that hill is loaded with potash. the mass proposition of be, of course, can not be orei stated until a ton or two of the rock could be ground and the pot- ash extracted, but the Colonel, who is a hard-headed geologist and one who has put in his long and busy life Ipok- ing over mines and prospects, is san- guine tha't this discovery is of won- derful importance to this country, in fact, one of the greatest mineral dis- coveries of many years. Colonel Demming is only just back from Colorado and next week he goes down into Mexico nearly a thousand miles from the border to inspect a mine for American and Mexican cap- italists. The owners of Hill KNO3 are fortunate indeed to have secured so able a geologist to go over their property and had the Colonel not been deeply interested in this re- markable discovery, so unusual and unexpected as it was. it is doubtful if his presence could have been se- cured. But he came and has given n' Simon McCnllo'irb and Pebiib.vIvania, the North American. Announcement of the discovery was mado Fridav by Colonel Henry C Demming, state geologist for many veart.. it will create a sensation in financial and mining circles equal to that tutised b> the Cripple Creek or Klondike btrikes for potash is vastly more important to America that gold. It is the one mineral absolutely ne- cessarj to agriculture and the onlv mineral America lacked until the Ti- discovery. The discover.v was not announced until after experts in mineralogy, c-hemistrv and geolog) had made cer- tain that it existed in commercial quantities. .They lound almost solid mountains of potash- It means that America is at last free irom having to depend upon the w ishes ot the German government to whether this country shall have potash in sufficient quantities to de- velop fully its agricultural resources. During the war the supply was en- tirely cut off. with tho result that American agriculture suffered severe- ly and land has become poor. In peace times German production of potash is controlled by the German government by permitting only a cer- tain amount to be taken from the ground each >ear. Although Amer- ica spent more than a year in the German market prior to the war, the limited production made it impossible to get the quantities necessary to full development of ag- ricultural possibilities. Immediately following announce- ment of the discovery in Tioga coun- ty, land values jumped to many times what the land could have been bought for a few weeks ago. One w ho had begged a real estate agent to sell his place for two weeks ago, Friday refused to sell for It is expected that a rush of fortune hunters into the district will begin at once, and that a new Klondike will spring up. First intimation that the moun- tains contained the precious mineral was several weeks ago, when John T. VanDusen picked up a peculiar-look- ing rock. He sent it to Colonel Dem- ming, with the request that he ex- amine it and see if it contained min- erals. Colonel Demming's examina- tion showed that the rock contained minerals, and he recommended that an analysis'be made. This was soon arranged for, and the report came back that it contained 3 per cent, potabh. A visit to the mountains bv Colonel Demming followed shortly afterward, and he and Van Dusen dug into the mountainside with picks to determine the quantities of potash. A short distance from the surface rocks an- alvzed 10 per cent, potash. They dug further and found many rocks that contained 20 per cent. Still deeper, it analyzed 40 per cent., the highest anaivsjs, being 44.8 per cent. Specimens were also sent to var- ious colleges tor analvsis. amon? them the New York State School of Agriculture, at Alfred t'niversitv, Cornell University and a college in Wisconsin, with favorable reports from all. Col. Demming was asked, if the mineral had been found in commer- cial quantities. he replied, "not in commer- cial quantities, but in colossal quan- tities." "A careful search was made of the deposits of the Col. Dem- ming added, "and the rocks are sat- urated with potash and nitre, which is also a most valuable mineral in ag- riculture. Heretofore we have got- ten'our nitre from Chili. The moun- tain 1s composed of rock known as the Pocono sandstone, No. X. and the Catskill. No. IX. lv ing directlv un- 'lerneath A careful calculation "has been made of average per cent. of potash held in the mountain and the lowest result is tons'. Potash is now quoted at a ton. Experts believe" that the pure article can be extracted from these rocks on a large scale at a cost of less than >1 ii a ton. "The extraction of nitre from the. rocks is comparatively simple. First, UK- pulverisation of the rock to pass through a CO-mesh sieve; then tbe placing of the crushed material in IHTKV vats, and the application of hot I tioii became acute, efforts of various kinds to extract potash from other Mibstances attempted in addi- tion to continuing the hunt lor hid- neu mines, was carried to Alaska aud all American possessions. Efforts were made to produce it from Pacific seaweed. At another time it was thought that enough might be extracted from sugar beets; waste Irom distilleries was also tried. Small quantities were finally produc- ed from alunite, found in Utah. A few small deposits of the mineral were also found in 'scatered but the qualities were not sufficient to warrant mining. llarnsburg, Aug. H. C. Demming still declines to make pub- lic the names of the chemists who anabzed the Tioga countv potash rocks, on which he based his state- ment that the nnd was one of the largest in the world.- In his an- nouncement Colonel Demming assert- ed that analvses and physical tests have been made by the New York State School of Agriculture, Alfred University, Cornell University, a Wis- consin college and the Demming lab- oratory, in this city. It is not denied that the Pocono sands of Tioga and Potter counties contain potash, but local geologists who are familiar with the district say that the value of the deposit de- pends upon the quantity of available salts that can be reclaimed. Colonel Demming bases his large claims upon his assertion that the strata of Pocono sandstone in the mountain at Davis station are im- pregnated with the salts to such an extent that chemical analysis shows as high as 44.8 per cent, pure potash. Samples of the rock show that it runs in layers, and that when these lav ers are split apart deposits of salts in white crystals are seen. These deposits are of varying thickness, some of them half an inch. The crystals lie like butter between slices of bread. They declare that the Pocono sand- stone if taken from the hill in large quantities would show a considerably low-er percentage of pure potash, and that selected of the rock do not justify Colonel Demming in claiming that the whole mountain will run high in the valuable salts. There may be de'posits of potash in the Tioga county hills, but some state officials, who are naturally deeply in- terested in the 0nd, declare that the commercial worth of the deposit must be demonstrated. "The formation of the country in the western part of Tioga county is entirely favorable for a potash declared a Philadelphia geogolist, "but that doesn't mean there are millions of tons of potash lying up there waiting to be dug out of the ground and loaded into cars." "I wouldn't advise anybody to get excited over the reported find of Colonel Demming, or invest -any money in potash mines at this stage of the game. It's too risky. There may be a mountain of potash rock in Tioga county, and there may be a mountain that has some streaks of potash bearing rock, but whether there is enough rock that runs suf- ficiently high in free potash to make it worth while to get out os the ques- tion that only a commercial plant will determine I ''The geological formation is fav- I orable. There are large beds of rock salt to the north in New York state, and there are oil wells to the west in Pennsylvania. The countrv was once the bed of a sea, which was in past ages rent and folded by great up- 1 heavals and earth disturbances. In I any district where beds of salt are I found it is possible to discover some j potash. In fact, the potash in this form can only be located near a salt deposit. How much potash can be I faund is another question. j "It is only a practical demonstra- tion by level-headed men that will de- I termine whether Tioga countv will j find wealth in potash or whether the supplv is so scant that it will cost more to extract the salts than they ara worth." A FAIR WARNING. DEATH OF FRANK VALENTINE. Look Out for These Are Being Watched. i The new automobile lav? is nciw in effect. Head the digest of this law, complete, in our last ibsue, the Agi- tutor of July 30. Particular attention is called to these provisions: You must display a red t.ail light on jour car at all times, whether standing or in motion, between one hour after sunset and one hour be- foru Minrise. Tags must not be attached so thex- can must be rigidly at- tached, front and rear, and the rear tag miibt be over 15 inches above the ground at its lower edge. You must have two tags, one front and one rear. No person or persons shall use or permit the use of plates issued under a dealer's registration on any motor vehicle other than those owned by such dealer and operated by such dealer or his employes, or for any purpose other than demonstrating said vehicle to a prospective purchas- er, or testing, or removing same from storage, shipping point or place of delivery before or after sale. Cut outs are en- gines must have mufflers in efficient working condition and in use on all roads in cities, boroughs or incorpor- ated towns. Vehicles approaching road or street intersections from tbe right J have the right of lifi particularly. Do not pass any vehicle going in J same direction at any street or road intersection, curve or brow of a hill. ,A new law. now in effect, the li- cense covering July 1, 1919, to July 1, 1920. provides that all dealers in secondhand motor vehicles must be licensed by the Commissioner of High- ways. The fee is Dealers should write at once for a copy of this law and govern themselves ac- cordinglv. WHAT A CLOUDBURST IS IIKE. California Items. Arlington. California, July Mr. and Mrs Hugh Kerwin and son, Francis, of Washington, D. C., have been cuests of Mr. and Mrs. E. A ic-.idv for i ess is being worked out for econom- n til (oinmertial product in a labora- lor" at Harristiur? Hior and other wild animals going to these mountains to HI k the saltv pen ol.u ion that lain" from the rocks Darwin Johnson -Stood on Hilltop July 22 in Water Up to His Hips. "I was on the hill in the woods on my lot back of the reservoir nearly a half-mile and while I was within two rods of the summit of the hill on the afternoon of July 22, all at once t heard a great noise, which sounded like thunder, but I am satisfied it was the noise of the Water, and soon, the water became like a river all about me and soon the water came as high about me as the top of my hips. "Where I stood the land sloped to- wards the north; J was not standing in am depression or hollow in the ground. "I stood still for about fifteen min- utes, when I began to move in water still up to the top of my rubber boots. While I admit I was much frightened and thought my time had come, I do know that what I have stated is Johnson. Mr and Mrs. William Beach. Mr. and Mrs. E A. Ingerick. Mr. attd Mrs M E. Godreau and three chil- dren. Marian. Harmon and Marcaret all at one time Wellsboro people ex- cept Mr. Davis. During the evening ice cream served, also ma- dispatches the trreaf di for hav" pn dlfovere'l of r-Ml- llons of lollars' worth of so known for years to p water. One of tbepe wells is located roar West field, and another near in Delmar township. It is now believed that the deposits will be found" in Potter countv. which is onh a miles distant from tbe pi 11 e of fir-t cine of the properties of the ro'k in this formation is tho deposits of snltjeu-r (niter i between jijf., r-s of rc> k like butter be- tween pieces of bread Where 'revjips 'lave 1 cen snbiected to if conditions the saltpeter 'ias ejthT been b-. the rock en dissolved and wished but in the- places where ram 'ins not pene- tr.iUi] in minv instani the still fo-in'l No ratisfactorv explanation thiis far been riven to account for the non "-olutlon of tbe siltppter between ro k lasers or nn ineh or inches It is believcil Dial tbe. deposits of Tolash in the niowiit.Uns of Tio.-a and Potter counties will be sufficient to Ibe entire world for The Gorn-'n re, Is a kuest of Mrs. T. A. wJckham. Sergeant Fred Dtpgfett, of Brad- ford, Pa., who receitlJr received hi-> discharge irom the ivJRation service, and returned from about a month ago, -was the g'jest last week of his sister. Miss Myrtle Daggett. Misses Beatrice Gibson and Ruth Willard, of Wellsboro. are visiting Miss Catherine I'rell nnd Miss Louise Urell. Miss E. S. Stilwell, of Lawrence- ville, is the guest of Mrs. H. L. Bald- win. The jazz dance given in the Grange hall Friday night was attended a large crowd, and was a great success in every way. Many were present from Lawrenceville and other nearby towns. Lewis- Daggett, of Bradford, is a guest of.Mrs. H. N. Wheeler. Mr. and Mrs. Thompson and two children, of Baltimore, are spending two weeks at Bush Place. Mrs. William Spencer and son, of Brooklyn. N. Y., arrived Saturday night to spend a month at Bush Place. Harry Finesilver left Saturday for New York, where he will remain some time. He left his business in charge of Meyer Levinson. who has recently been discharged from the A. E, F., and who returned home on Thursday Mrs. Abram Farr, of Wilkes-Barre, has been visiting friends in Tioga for two weeks. She returned "home on Monday. The funeral of Frank Valentine, who died at his home here on Friday, July 23, was held at his late home on the Sunda> afternoon following, Rev. C. W. Blount officiating, assisted by the Masonic Lodge of Tioga. The interment was in Evergreen- ceme- tery. He is survived by his widow, and by three sisters. Mr. Valentine had for many years been engaged in ousiness in Tioga and its vicinity, and he left behind him an enviable reputation for integrity and liberal- ity. Miss Dorothy Lloyd, of Brooklyn, and Edwin Lloyd, of Buffalo, are vis- iting Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Lloyd. The Tioga W. C. T. U. will meet with Mrs. Oscar Burtch on Wednes- dav, Aug. 13. Joseph P. Berry had business in El- mira last week. Lee Decker, of this place, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Decker, arrived home last week, after receiving his discharge from the army. Mr. and Mrs. Russell Camp are spending a two weeks' vacation in Philadelphia and Atlantic City. The mock trial given in the Grange hall last Wednesday evening for the benefit of the Armenian-Belgian Re- construction Fund was well attended and netted a respectable sum. The affair was managed by Rev. C. W. Blount. Lieut, and Mrs. Otis Miller left for Syracuse Saturday, after spending several weeks with Mrs. Harry Miller here. Robert Carr, of Buffalo, is visiting friends here. The eighth annual reunion of the Heck family was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Heck last Satur- day. There fere 54 members of the family and friends in attendance. Mrs Frank Pagan and Mis's Mary Welch, of Wellsboro.- called on friends hero Saturday Mr.- and Mrs. Maurice Becker and Marguerite Baldwin have returned from a two weeks' trip to Glenora-ou- Seneca, X, Y. Miss Marian Loveless visited Mr. and Mrs" F. W. Loveless in Elkland last week. R. J. Camp and C. A. Keeney have just returned from a two weeks' fish- down Pine creek. A YOUNG CATTLE EXPERT. Tioga County Boy Wins Honors in Severe) Cattle Judging Events. Orrie of Tloya e T ith her Mrs pvo- P returned to their iri Tncler" oo 1 Doris D inV.-i of TVpllsViro. the sit'ia- i e end at her homp here. Wedding. Westfield, 2 The marriage of Miss Hazel Oorre. daughter of Mr. and Oorge of K. D 1. and Carl Outman son of Mr. and Mrs William Outman. of First street, was solemnised at St. Hpisfopal church on Th'in-dav, Jiil> The oeremonv was performed by Rpv Hiiv Caruthers Tbe couple at tended bi th" bride's aunt an'1 i uncle. Mr nnd Mrs James flreen. of Cow anc-s (Up. i I The bride has been Instructor of tbe Mb trade of tbe public school in i Wpctfield the pis- two eir tbrce tTrnf prev ions to which time taucht several tern s in dHtri'-t schools The rrroom Is recent! back from Both the1 bride -md croon ftre amonr most o-inr ppo- pie the 'IP t wishes of hosts of Man- nitomoblln from isite I Wpllsboro S'inr'iv to see, the caused V the cloiid- bursf n-nr] flrwl In thit se tion ''nv afternoon of 3is' Thpv j report It was even Tonv tb.in the newspapers reported Knor- i i vllls Courier I LawrenceUlle. Aug. 4 Tho Peg- a-way Club took in S22 at their ice f-rvani social on the Presb; terian church lawn Friday evening. Several people went to Wellsboro during the week to see the results of tho recent flood. James Putnam, Sr Thomas Porter. W. H. and Dr. Brown returned from a fis'liing trip on Pine reek Fri- daf. Lewis Stoddard. of Philadelphia. spent last week with mother. Mrs. Kate Stodilard. returning Saturday Mr. and Mrs Kdward Guiles and daughter. Mary are spending some timo in Philadelphia with friends. Miss Sophie Davis, of New York citv. is tlip guest of Mr. and Mrs. Harr> W Raker Prof r Pitts and family, of Mor- avia. N Y are spending several with his parents. Rev. and Mrs. D L Pitt- A ball samo between thn Delmar team and Lawrenceville boys was pl.ncd Saturdav p. m. The score V..TS 1 to 1 in favor of DHmor Christian Church Notes. Sun'ia- Srhoo] picnic was hell Mrmd.T' ewninq in Woodland Park After tipper. Captain Walter Rlrur a talk tellinc some of his impressions and in Prance Kd Will.ser trav" talk Ml -Ui" w ere there cpoke of Hie pi. ni pjistor and famil' attended th" "linistcrs' nnmial picnic at Orov- '.o ft m --On if ib" vi-.-1 irnifs Fd-cnr') at ,-Tirht two 'oil irf aii'i 1 a'M TislipO He wnt talen tbp f r.cj 'til -i f ero !t wfiq fo'in-1 'bat his arr1 bir> wrr" nnd reports from the 'bat he woe rpuinp a-lonrc finp. Herald Garage Proprietors Must Keep Rec- ords of Cars Stored or Left for Repairs. Garages throughout Pennsylvania have had attention called by letter to the provisions of the act approved by Governor Sproul June 30, requiring that records must be kept of, all cars stored or left for repairs in everv garage in the state. The provisions of this act are now in force. A special form has been pre- pared by the State Highway Depart- ment, and this must be used by the garage men. Records must be kept in ink or indelible pencil and shall be open to inspection of police or other authorities for one vear from date. A stiff fine is provided for fail- ure to maintain the record. Police authorities declare that the keeping of tttese records will do much to end the stealing of automobiles. The record' sheet contains spaces wherein a complete description of the car is make of machine, manufacturer's number, make of en- gine, number of engine, and other information. The sheet has been prepared so that it will be of great assistance to garage men in keeping "tabs" on their own business. Highway Commissioner Sadler in his letter to garage owners and oper- ators sets worth the entire section covering record keeping It is sec- tion S of House Bill 395 (Act as follows: "That the proprietor of everv pub- lic garage and motor vehicle repair shop shall cause a record to be kept after the manner to be prescribed by the State Highway Commissioner of the names of any and all persons owning or having charpe of any mo- tor vehicle stored, left for repair, or purpose at anv such public garage or motor vehicle repair shop, together with the make, manufac- turer's number, name of state of reg- istration and the registration num- ber of such motor vehicles. Such record shall be kept in intror indel- ible pencil and shall be open to the inspection of police officers or other proper authorities. Such records shall be retained and be available for a period of one year after entrv but not thereafter He shall also immediatelv not if v the local police authorities'and State Highway Com- missioner of anv such motor vehicle whereon the manufacturer's number or mark has apparenth bejen altered, obliterated or removed With the Hisrhwav Department receiving complete information con- cerning stolen -and paraaes keepinu records of cars received or stored, it will be possible quickh- to locate stolen automobiles if they re- niajn in Pennsvlvania. Severe Hail Storm. One of tbe bail storms ever known in Potter hit Couders- I ort laM Frid.iv afternoon And it lasted but .1 f phoid l.ever, aged vears. He is survived b> hi.s willow, six Willard, Eugene- U., Emerson H., Newman H., lieiijamin H.. two Sis- ters, Mrs. Omera Wright a'iid Mrs. Wm. all of and vicinitv The funeral will be held Mon-dav at the Jobs Corners church, Rev. Sevmour Barrett officiating; burial at Jobs, Corners. Seel) Creek Lodge, I O 0 F. of which eased was a member, will have charge of thu committal service Miss Bessie Harris, of Elmira, is .spending some time at the ho ue of her aunt. Mrs C. L. Updike. Miss Savilla ot called on friends here Thursday Mr. and Mrs Deforest Seely, of Painted Post, are the parents of a son. liorn Tuesdav July 29 Mrs. Seely was formetlv Miss Ollie Rum- sev of this place The Corners Grange will hold their annual picnic Tuesday. Aug. 12 P. H Dewev will the prin- cipal speaker. The annual reunion of the survivors of the Sfith N. Y will be held in Maccabees hall at Corning, Ai.g 11' W. H. Hudson, of this place, is president, and L. F. Smith, of Klmira. secretarv and treas- urer. Misses Beulah and Lavina Shaler. of Mansfield, visited several days last week at the home of Mrs. Edna Mil- ler. Mr. and Mrs. Gates, of Gilletts. visited Sunday at the home of their daughter. Mrs. Robert Quayle. A few- relatives of Carlos Dickinson gathered at his home Thursday to celebrate his 25th birthdav. There were present beside the family his mother, Mrs. S. J. Dickinson. Miss Ruth Dickinson, Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Dickinson and son. and Mr and Mrs. Ralph Dickinson and son, of Ithaca. H. G. Hudson and family, of South- port were Sunday callers at W. H. Hudson'S- Middlebury Center Briefs. Mrs. Fred Emmick and two chil- dren, of Wellsboro, visited friends in town last week. Mrs Hugh Newton has returned from a visit in New York city. Mrs. Mvron Bailey and three chil- dren, of Wells.boro, spent a lew days last week with her sister. Mrs. Merle Mitchell, in this place. News reached here last Thursday of the death of Edward Brown, of Rochester, N. Y. Mr. Brown lived most of his life in this place. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Gee and son, of Little Marsh, spent Sunday with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Gee. The Middlebury team played. Ham- mond at Hammond last Friday; score, 9 to 10, in favor of pur boys. Mr. and Mrs. H. ri.-'Cloos and -son and Mr. and Mrs. Hurt Potter Jnotpr- ed to Roseville" Sunday. A F Doran, of Corning, visited his brother, Theo. Doran, Sunday, Rev. Mr. -Glenn is in Titvsville holding meetings Mr. and Mrs. Frank Goodwin. Of Stokesdale. were callers in town Sun- day. Master Hugh Davis spent last week with his sister. Mrs. F. L Starkev. F. W Starkey and C H. Bower a few davs last week in the Black Forest picking huckleberries A number from here attended tbe funeral of James Xiles at Niles Val- ley Sunday. Ned Hymes has returned from the hospital and is visiting hie sister, Mrs. F. H. Gee. Mrs O A, West and three children visited her mother, Mrs. John Davis, ona day last week I Mr. and Mrs. A. R Carpenter and daughters Helen, of Lambscreek, were visiting relatives in this placa j last week. j Mrs Mosps Padgett of Elmira, I visited her sister. Mrs. F. H last j week. I Mr and Mrs. "Rav Davis anrT ?on. of I Shoresviile were callers in this place 1 last Fridav. Walter French, of Corning was in town Fridav Mrs S M. Carpenter of Hills 1 Creek, was calling on friends- in town Sundav. Loren Carpenter returned from E'- mira Snndav He went to Sa'.re and crot his wife, who was in the at that place-, brincinir her as far ns Elmira Wo are srla dfo know she is slowlv impnrvine i Little Marsh Locals. Pro1" Ira CIoos. wife and- two chil- drer. of Pittsburgh, visited his Totb- er Namv Cloos. last week- Mr and Mr? K Carpeuter at Carpenter's last week Mr and T. H re rris and dnuL-hter Stella Mr and Mrs Lvle Ferris Mrs Fannio Merrick. Coster Mitchell and Mrs Ff-rn and four children attended the rei'nio-p of the fatnilv of the late W O at the home of Otis W in Rutland Sundav. Pr. L L ROC-TS. S'l-ipr'ti- tendont of will hold the Hh Quartrrh' Corfereice sore in thp M K church at 2 o'clock T Ferris nnd wife ir Wellsboro Patnrdnv and Mrs Herman Rook-rnHlpr and of Games. Mrs C. no) )i T'limphrev r Roberts w-'io -rent wit' the first cs-inf lncent from rniinU .Cr-nt 11. ind is vicitlne: bis Mr and Mrs T P Rob- on a 'nrlnurh will lev tbe hospital for further irent-nent on ift 7To -eras wo'indM 1 r-f ftfpl" Mrs M Fuller >no to Tronf Mrs Nellie Trinity Church, Antrim. Alan Wiloor will 1 follow !nr in Trinity Antrim on K'ind.iv, Ampfrt 1A- Morninr prater 1 f> Of) n n ef- pra er 7 p Mr Wilson bn to havf nni rne ot whalevpr church affiliation cftU npoa aim for service he ma-, be cap- i able of rendcrlne KWSPAPERl ;