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Bloomsburg Columbian (Newspaper) - April 29, 1909, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania watchful to Gay inca Surv Honor inti duly to ird incl Whir of tunes an Knaper about incl Watrt in of Rcd a weird Ruil. Titty you. Uni Zitin Tull when Vojir Imich a a in Miln titi Illo n if us qty Sll Otus i i . Olvik in your Aux inks Siml it Xvi our a a . I i i it i knt. Interest paid on savings ukr Ohl in. When you want to open a Bank account have a Check cashed borrow Money or Mako an investment Callon the old reliable the Farmers National Bank Oil blooms tue re capital $60.000 surplus $100,000 c m. Llna of poem. M. I Loki sex. Oasis Mikil directors j. L. Movsh n. U. Funk c. M. c. A. Kun w. L. Wii it c. W. Runyon i k. J. J. Brown m. Millais in 3 per cent. Interest paid on time Fellows at Danville. A gala Day tar our Slater town. It is estimated that tile people who went to Danville on tuesday numbered 10,000. The occasion was 1 he Celebration of the Odd Fellows anniversary. Many Hundred went from Here and the trolley service was admirably bandied. The Parade was one feature of the a Lay that easily surpassed any thing of the kind that Ever took place in Danville. There were 2500 to 3�k>> marching men. It was a spectacle Worth going Miles to witness. Without exception the the older presented a Fine appearance and one could not but tie impressed with the apparent Worth and manhood of the men. Neatly and attractively uniformed without the least semblance of disorder they marched Over the Long route. The same Good order and discipline was maintained during the entire Day. This was All the More remarkable considering the multitude of men. Company k. T2th regiment no. P., acted As an escort and presented a very attractive appearance in their dress uniforms. The four divisions followed made up of the different cantons lodges and encampments present. The banners were very Beautiful and along with the uniforms especially those of the patriarchs militant were much admired by the vast con course of sightseers. The music was an inspiring feature. In the Long Parade the hands us they followed each other at regular intervals discoursing choicest music seemed to i a one feature that was needed to Crown the event with Success. It was after tote Parade however when the bands consolidated and with the Cata Wisson band As Leader playing marched from Bloom Street up to the court of oust that the feature of music Rose to Heights hat were positively Sublime. The effect on the ear was one that should have been heard to have been appreciated while the column with its banners and glittering instruments filling the Street from curb to curb nud moving in wave like undulations presented a spectacle that will linger in the memory for Many a Day. Seventeen bands in All were in the line of March. Cantons from Berwick Shamokin. Williamsport Milton Recovo lock Ilavern and Danville along with practically All the lodges of the extensive District were in the Parade. The association meeting was held in their Hall in the morning. It. Carmel was selected for next year s meeting visiting 1118 parents. Rev. J. Byers pastor of the lutheran Church left on wednesday morning for Harrisburg where he will attend the 40th anniversary of the lutheran Church Mission boards which will be in session in that City for three Days. He was accompanied As far As Harrisburg by mrs. Byers and children who went 011 to Waynesboro where they will visit at the Home of or. Byers parents. At the close of the anniversary or. Byers will join his family at Waynesboro where he will spend several Days. Or. Manhart will preach. In the absence of Rev. J. E. Byers Rev. Or. Manhart of Schlins Grove will fill the pulpit in the lutheran Church on sunday morning and evening. A or. Manhart was formerly the pastor of this Church for u number of . F. Forests strange Story. Thomas p. Forrest of new York who died suddenly recently has been visiting for years. He was an intimate Friend of the Caswell family who had known him since boyhood. He has no ways pos isl As a Bachelor and was supposed to be one by his most intimate friends. In new York he maintained Bachelor apartments where he entertained itis friends and his closest friends and business associates never dreamed that he was not a Bachelor. His death however has disclosed a very it Peculiar state of affairs it has disco cd the fact that he had been married for thirty three years that he had a son aged Twenty seven years a graduate of Harvard and a daughter Twenty two years a graduate of la Salle Seminary near Boston. He maintained a Fine Home that Cost $150,000 in the City. When or. Forrest died there was found in his pocket a card saying that if anything happened to him word should be sent to Edward w. Buckhout his business associate in new York. Or. Buck Hout was called up by Telephone or. Forrest s death and also informed that another card was found giving another new York address which was to be notified. But 110 name was Given. Or. Buckhout called this address by Elioue and then Learned that he was talking to or Forrest a wife. Or. Buckhout cynic Here and arranged to take the body to new y Ork. And it was 011 the train that he told or. And mrs c. A. Caswell who accompanied him of the strange developments. At Llo Boken the party was met by or. Forrest s Sou and the remains taken to the family Home and thence to Lenox mass., for burial. It is said that his Mother never knew of his family relations and that he had represented his son and daughter to others As being his Nephew and Niece. I11 his will or. Forrest bequeathed everything to ins wife and Sou and daughter with the provision that certain annuities which lie had been giving several cousins should be kept up by his widow. Ilis Fortune is estimated at $750,000.fire. About five o clock last Friday to Ruig a fire was started in a building adjoining the bake House of lbs rant Morgan by the Riding Over of some lard in which some doughnuts were being Fried. It fell on the fire and blazed up and the lard in the vessel caught fire. Owing to some defect in the fire alarm it would not sound and the fire got big headway before any fire companies arrived. Morgain s bake House Wagon shed Candy room ice Cream factory and Stock room a barn owned by miss Kinney of Ashland and rented by Harry Hartley the barn of l. K. Whary barn of Reuber Hess were All destroyed. After the fire Many things belonging to or. Morgan 1 were stolen and about thirty Gallons of ice Cream was spoiled by children. At one time it looked As though the fire would reach Botn boys double House next to Wharey a Baru but the tin roof on the barn kept the titles from breaking through until the firemen got it under control. The Market Square Fountain has being uncovered and is being put 111 condition Lor the summer. Tt1e room Burc National Bank Bloomsburg Quot Henry Casey injured. The Mono wit killed. While driving from Nordaas Ville to Bloomsburg on wednesday morning al out three Oclock. Henry Casey Elerk in the just office had his left Arm broken by being thrown from the buggy. It happened near Beagle s Mill in it. Pleasant town hip. Lie says the began to rear and in order to Stop it he still cd a towards the Bank when the buggy upset. The Tore Loose and ran until it reached the Road going Down Lothe Mill when it ran into the end of a rail and the Strejc was forced Clear through its body. The rolled Down the embankment and died. Or. Casey went to the residence of la Erry Larish who went w Ith him to find the hors., and it was not until then that he realized that he himself was injured. Going to the Resi Deuce of John Richards he telephoned to or Miller who went out and brought him to the Hospital where his injuries were attended to and in the afternoon he was taken to his Home. The character of the fracture and dislocation is such that it May leave him with a stiff Arm. The belonged to Derr s livery and was valued at $200.s. .1 Oonner a barn burned. At about it o clock saturday night tire broke out in the Baru of Samuel j. Conner at Willow Springs and it was entirely it pm a timed. The fire was first discovered by Charles Cooper conductor and Stephen Hartzell Mot or Man whose car reached the Ham al jut 11 05. The barn was near the track. They with Titos Miller of Espy a passenger entered the building and succeeded in rescuing two horses a cow and seven pigs. Five of the latter ran Lac into the barn and were burned. All the tanning implements wagons Grain and Many chickens were lost. The loss is several thousand dollars with one six Hundred insurance the cause of the fire is unknown. A a a menus adult Bible class. The members of the men s adult Bible class of the methodist Church enjoyed a supper in the basement of the Church last Friday evening. It was served to them by the Church to the a Whites Quot they being the winners in the membership contest. About three Hundred and fifty a outliers and friends were present. There was music by the sunday school orchestra of 18 pieces and addresses by Rev. Or. R ii. Gilbert and Rev. E. R. stamp co. The room of the dime stump company in the Hartman building was opened to the Public last saturday. May of the merchants Are handling the Stamps and the stamp company Lias a very Fine line of goods that Are Given for the Stamps. A a a a a a commencement orator. I r. George e. Reed president of Dickinson College Carlisle has been secured to deliver the commencement address at the Normal school 011 june 30th. New trolley service. On sunday morning a Tiew schedule went into effect on the Columbia Power Light and railways company s lines. Cars leave Market Square for Berwick at 5.40 6.20. 6.50 and ten minutes before the hour the balance of the Day until 10.50. On saturday night the last car leaves at 11.50. A car leaves the Power House every morning for Berwick at five Oclock cars leave Mark mfr Square hourly for Pittville at ten minutes a it ast the hour beginning at 5.10 and continuing until 10.10 at night. O11 saturday night the last car leaves at 11.10. Cars for Catawissa leave at 5.30, i. 15, 7.0a, and continue on the even hour the balance of the Day to 10.00 of clock and saturday night 11 o clock. The service will lie increased when necessity requires it. The Grovania of fico of the Danville a i Bloomsburg line has been discontinued and the business heretofore transacted there has been transferred to Headquarters in Bloomsburg. The Grovania Power House is still operated. The currents for Power and for lighting Bloomsburg Are now furnished by the Irondale Plant. The new offices of the company Are models of neatness mud convenience Ami there Are few if Auy towns of this size that can boast of such an equipment As the consolidated companies have provided. Espy High school. The commencement exercises of the Espy High school were held in old Fellows Hall last evening at 8 o clock. The members of the class were Mae Ohi Alice Englehart Albert Burlingame Dayton Terwilliger Miles Shaffer Carl Waurick Fred Hidlay. R. Bruce Albert is principal of the school. The members of the school Board Are w. H. Englehart president m. R. Miller secretory. H. In Hippensteel treasurer c. A. Trumbley a. M. Jacobs w. R. Groh. The following program was billowed president s address Mae Ohl essay Quot a messenger of peace Quot Albert Burlingame violin Solo Fred Hidlay essay Quot corporations Quot Miles Shaffer duet Mae Ohl and Alice Englehart class history Fred Hidlay class oration Dayton Terwilliger Quot chorus Quot. High school class Prophesy Carl Watzich class presentations Alice Englehart address amp presentation of diplomas prof. O. H. Bake less chorus Quot Alma mater Quot school. Bloomsburg High school the exercises for commencement week at the High school will be n drama entitled Quot a College widow Quot presented by the senior class the annual contest in expression by seven members of the Junior class and the graduating exercises All of which will be held in the Columbia theatre. The graduating class Wolbe the largest in the history of the school and very Likely will number Between 25 and 30. The drama will in Given monday evening june 7th. The Junior contest tuesday evening june nth and graduating exercises june 10. De Rheims suits hats shirts Hose neck Corne clothing store Bloomsburg a. In of u Bloomsburg Pau thursday april to 1909, no
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