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Bloomsburg Columbian (Newspaper) - August 20, 1908, Bloomsburg, PennsylvaniaThe columbian. Bloomsbury it. La Ineith s a conqueror or rat Clarance Sale 1 his week of seasonable shoes for men. Of font ties Low shoes and in urns. The greatest Money saving Sale of men s oxfords and Low shoes that we have Ever announced. Right at a time when you want a Nice Cool and comfortable shoe. 15% reduction on men s oxfords. Low slices and pumps this week Only. Patent leather russian calf gun Metal and View kid. The progressive shoe store Chas. M. Evans. The columbian. , a. Thu . August so i nos til map a it a l Horn fat i a fat. 1� jump inn terr. I mtg a there were Cine Hundred and for to two stands in the Danville curb Stone ii ukat last saturday. A j. Flynn. Esq centralise Sable attorney was in town on bus new on monday. Lafayette Keeler of Benton one of our old subscribers was a visitor in town one Day during the past week. A a a mrs. Worthington the efficient librarian of Bloomsburg Public . Is taking n vacation at Scranton Ami Delaware water Gap. A a a race riots in Springfield Illinois have necessitated the calling out of forty two Hundred of the state militia. A a a Ira in Snitkey the noted hymn writer and singing evangelist died last thursday night at his Home in Brooklyn. A j. Boyd Rutter midshipman it the ii. S. Naval Academy at Annapolis is expected Home on a furlough the last of the month. Me has been of a cruise along the Maine coast. A a sept Inci 2nd, is a most important Day for democrats. They All want to vote for the next president and if they Are not registered by the evening of that Day they Timbe unable to cast a ballot for w. Bryan. W. S. Reed received a Carload of watermelons last thursday and invited All the boys in town to have n feast. When lie opened the car about seventy five youngsters were on hand and enjoyed All the slices they could eat. A a a or. Boyd Walker of Des Moines Iowa is visiting his Uncle col. John g. Freeze. He is a son of a sister of the late mrs. Freeze and is a Sophomore at Ames University Iowa and a member of the Beta Theta i fraternity. Plans have been completed for a magnificent terminal station in Chicago. It is to he the second largest in this country and will include All that is Best in the Large terminals of the United states and of european cities. The Cost will be Twenty millions. The Republican press is shouting Long and loud in an attempt to ridicule or. Bryan s query shall the people Rule a they claim that the people do Rule yes they do in Pennsylvania whenever the Republican machine has Cash enough to make it wort i while. A a a a a the number of automobile licenses issued by the state this year has reached 22.500. Think what an amount of Money that number of automobiles represents. At an average of $1,000 each it would mean $22,500,000, which is probably less than the real amount invested As Many of them Cost As High As five and six thousand dollars apiece. Miss Cora Krickbaum. Daughter of or. And mrs. John Krickbaum of Benton aged sixteen years did it the Joseph Ratti Hospital 011 monday morning trom an abscess. An operation was performed about two weeks previously but the disease was so far advanced that its effects could not be stayed. The funeral was held on wednesday at her Home in Benton. Or. And mrs. Etc real of Philadelphia arc visiting their relatives Here. A a a refreshing rain fell on sunday night with Light showers on Mon Day. A Teady downpour All night is badly needed for the crops a d pastures. 1 or. And mrs. William ii. Slate formerly of blooms Hurt and now of Philadelphia were in town on tuesday in route to Williamsport. They have been taking a trip through tie was Ern part of the state in their touring car. A a a 1.anted s moving picture slow at the t Pera House on satyr Day nights continues to draw packed houses. Last saturday evening there was standing room Only most of the time. He gives an entertainment lasting about two hours for 5 cents a a a want kit Man of ability Large acquaintance and thorough knowledge of his county As local rep Csc native to solicit subscriptions for Large morning newspaper. Salary reference. Address with full particulars. H. C. A Cine Box 1254. Philadelphia la a. In speaking of the prospects for the election of Bryan the Harrisburg Star independen says a Quot never was there greater Harmony in the party and never was there greater determination to elect the candidate and never was there a better Opportunity to get support from other in another column is an article on the dedication of a Monument to Humphreys division at Fredericksburg. A. Our townsman g. W. Keiter was a member of that division and it was he who first suggested the idea that has now culminated in the erection of the Monument. A a a a a a mrs. E. W. Fulton was injured on wednesday by falling Down the cellar Steps. Her face was Cut in several places by the breaking of her glasses and she was bruised otherwise. The fall rendered her unconscious and the services of or. Altmiller were required to dress her injuries. The following letters Are held at the Bloomsburg pa., Post office or. Robert is Grove mrs. O. P. Kase m. Lempa. Cards or. Harry Andrew Burns amp o Brien miss Pernilla Coleman 2mrs. Chas. Dodson or. H. Holland j. W. Knouse. C. S. Messersmith. Miss Minnie Yorks. Or. Miles a Anu plan Pill Rvl Lov pain. A a judge j. N. Ermentrout of Berks county died suddenly of apoplexy yesterday afternoon. He has been on the Bench for Twenty three years. As a Jurist he was in the front rank and As a student of literature and a classical scholar he was eminent. Judge Ermentrout has held court it Bloomsburg. A a rear Admiral Robley d. Evans a a fighting Bob a retired on tuesday after a Jiei Iod of forty eight years of service itt the Navy. He left the Atlantic Fleet at san Francisco owing to illness and bus been spending the summer at Mohawk Lake n. Y. He has reached the retiring age of sixty two. A fitting Celebration of the official close of his naval activities was arranged by the guests of the hotel at which he is staying and a Loving cup was presented to him. Northumberland comity thieves will steal anything they happen to want. Thieves stole a Inge Quantity of meat one night last week from the farmhouse of John Epler and then stole a Delaware Lyncka Wanna in Western hand car on which to carry the meat to Nottoli Utherland where it was divided and the car abandoned. A a a a the slate forestry commission has closed the Deal for 7.000 acres of Laud along Shade Mountain Snyder county buying tie same from the Richard a Todd estate and from Monroe ii. It top amp company of Shamokin. C o. Dunlap the title examiner of the state and James Middlesworth Forest Warden of Snyder county represented the state. D. C. Kasenia of Shamokin. Represented it top amp co., and attorney 11. Winner of stub try represented the a Todd estate. This represents a very Large tract of Mountain Laud that has Lieen under negotiations for a number of years. The state buys the land for the prevention of the destruction of Limber. Steel plants consolidate. It is announced that the Harlan and Hollingsworth company of Wilmington del., and the Bethlehem steel company of sooth Bethlehem have consolidated for the manufacture of steel passenger conches and All kinds of steel freight cars. The Harlan Plant in Wilmington will be rebuilt and enlarged making it the biggest car shops in the country. It is said that from twelve to fifteen thousand men will be employed Republican Chandes hands. Albra w. Baker m. 0., homeopathic physician and surgeon disk ankh of a Corner a of third and West Treel Bloomsburg a. Bourn Uulu 10 a. In. 1 to 3 and 8 to 8 p. In. Both Telephone. J-7-4m recognizing that i am indebted for my nomination to the rank and file of our party and that my election must come if it Cornea at All i rom the a purchased and Nupur cd taxable suffrage of the american people. I Promise if entrusted with the responsibilities of this High office. To consecrate whatever ability i have to the one purpose of making this in fact o government in which the people rules a govern Nicot which will do Justice to All and offer to every one the highest possible stimulus to great and i it or is stunt Effort by assuring to each the enjoyment of his just share of the proceeds of his toil no matter in what part of the Vineyard lie labors or to what occupation to fess Iott or calling lie devotes William tunings aryan. Tennis tournament. A Tenuis tournament on a larger scale than atty which has occurred in this Section is to in held at Berwick on thursday and Friday of next week. Teams from about twelve towns will in present representing Bloomsburg Berwick Danville Sunbury Muncy Hazleton and other places. It promises to be an interesting match which will attract Many Tennis enthusiasts. Picnic at Millville. The people s Telephone company will picnic in Glenwood Grove at Millville on saturday. August 22tid. There will ire a musical program rendered in the afternoon by the Millville baud assisted by the Toney family j. E. Eves and wife the m. K. Choir and Rev. W. H. Hartman and wife. Those wishing to bring their dinner can be served of the ground at a moderate Price. Worse than local conditions. A contemporary prints a dispatch from Honolulu hawaiian islands which states that the severest drought experienced in these islands for a number of years is being Felt in the Pulga Region of Maui a Region devoted to Small farming. No rain has fallen there for nearly a year. Crops have failed and animals Are dying for want of water. Many of the people have been obliged to leave the Region. A quod example. Prince Eitel Friedrich second son of Kaiser Wilhelm has been applying himself to hard work this summer including carpentry gardening and building. A member of the German Royal family is contented to do work which appears to be beneath the dignity of the sons of a Good Many who spend most of their valuable moments loafing of the curb and displaying their knowledge of baseball and Kindred important matters. Concerning the charge that the a Quot israeli test wore wigs the Danville news says Quot the israelite while in Dauville openly alluded to the charge sometimes made that the Long flowing hair that graced their Heads was false to disprove the aspersion the men challenged any person who might have doubts lot nue Forward and examine for Hin self. 1 he israelite in Danville were generally accounted if the hair is not false the Quot Isa elites can very easily disprove the charge. C. Brown Lias sold the Colum. A county Republican to o. B. Att Toner Man of Jamison City and Possession has Hern delivered. It is said that or. Ammerman will move to Bloomsburg about january 1st. Lie is now engaged in the mercantile business. Or. Ammer Tenn is the financial Backer Clyde c. Yetter will do the editorial work and William Vougt of Berwick will look after business management. Or amm Ernatt has stated that the office will remain in its present location and be conducted As a Republican weekly. A i a a aged lady dead. Mrs. Mary stat widow of the late Elijah Slutt. Passed away on monday morning at the Home of her daughter mrs. A. C. Hower on Columbia Avenue. She to aged 91 years i Mouth and to Days. Her husband who was Well known As one of the court tips aves for Many years died a couple of years ago. She had been an invalid for several years and for the past year or More was confined to her bed. Mrs. Sent to a Maiden name was Mary k. Blott and she was born in upper Berne township Berks county moving to Bloomsburg 57 years ago. Site leaves to survive a d tighter mrs. A. C Hower and a son s. W. Eliutt. These Are All that remain of eight children. The funeral was held on wednesday afternoon conducted by Rev. E r. Heckman and was largely attended. For Liea Duck or Miles Quot Antl Nln nit. Blooms org and Millville trolley. Get to work. The rank and file of the democratic party in this state care mighty Little whether James Kerr or colonel Guffey is the recognized head of the organi Ilion. What they want is Harmony among the leaders. The one tiling in View should be to get the party United and organized so that n full vote May be polled in november. Let the Battle in nil for the purpose of electing William j. Bryan for president and let no More time let a wasted in factional strife. The interests of the party must not lie sacrificed through the quarrels of a Lew India Idun is who Are seeking for personal gain or for self aggrandizement. The democratic1 party will not stand for this. Kerr Ami Guffey and Donnelly and the rest ought to get together and quit the Monkey business. The state batiks. Whsle the Tai report show ref Loam $279000 000 and drop Ella $336 000 00. The abstract of the condition of tie National Banks of Pennsylvania exclusive of Philadelphia and Pittsburg at the close of business on july 15th, As reported to the comptroller of the currency shows the average Reserve held at 17.20 per cent against 17.49 per cent on May 14th. Loans and discounts decreased from $289,391,551 to 5279.017.457 Gold Coin increased front $9.407,183 to $9,409,199 lawful Mottey Reserve decreased from 527.t54oi4 to $26,464,031, individual deposits increased front $335584,388 to $336.574.762. Clant bake. 1.1 to to Mui Alu of. Remedy for May Cut train service. Serious trouble is being experienced on the Catawissa Branch of the Philadelphia amp Reading railway due to Lack of water with which to Supply the locomotives pulling freight trains. If a rainfall does not soon come the trains on this Branch will have to be Cut in half until Relief does arrive in the shape of Good heavy storm. Recently a train arrived at Brandon Ville with the tank of the locomotive almost empty. The Brandonville tank had Only a few Gallons in it. The result was that the train had to be left standing on the siding Auto the Engineer had to run with All Speed to lofty 10 Miles away to get the water. At the collieries of the company serious conditions Are experienced. Oab Tonga. At the town Council meeting on monday night the question As to the status of the rights of the Bloomsburg and Millville Railroad company was raised. It was stated that the ordinance passed August 12, 1905, provided that the Road was to be completed in 18 months and that it was for an electric Road and not a gasoline motor Road. If there is anything itt the ordinance that needs amending there ought to be no difficulty �11 having it done. Assurance has been Given that work will lie begun and pushed through to a speedy completion and As the delay which Lias been caused by the difficulty in getting the Road financed has now ended no straws should be Laid in the Way of its construction. Millville wants the trolley and Bloomsburg wants it and the people along the line want it. Let everybody give it All the encouragement possible. 1 1 a a Are your shears Good every Man or woman should have a pair of Good shears which Are Sharp keep an Edge and Cut Well. The Winner Louisiana shears with a Patent tension screw attachment keep them adjusted Are easy to Cut with. 1 he Hila thelphia a Russ is giving these shears practically Iree to new subscribers. The shears Are eight inches in length and of the Best Quality of steel and guaranteed for five years. Write a postal today for the offer. Address circulation department the West 7th and Chestnut streets Philadelphia. A a a great grangers picnic exhibition. Williams Orovet August 24-29. 1908. The 35th annual great grangers picnic exhibition will be held on the a old Camp Williams Grove August 24-29, 1908. The exhibition of farm machinery , etc., and live Stock promises to exceed that of any former year. A splendid program will be presented in the auditorium. Wednesday governor Stewart and other state officials thursday. Hon. W. F. Hill master Pennsylvania state Grange and other prominent grangers. Tuesday and wednesday evenings or. Frank r. Roberson in illustrated lectures monday and thursday evening treble Cleff concert co. Everything High Grade and up to Date. Free admission to the grounds. Excursion on All railroads. Consult your station agent. The elks Are holding a Clam bake at Forks today. A special Tram was ran and the citizens band furnished he music. And the Many ailments resulting the Retro. Useful in overcoming colds and headaches requiring a laxative to dispel 1 hem. It has a gentle action on the kidneys liver and Bowel those who prefer can obtain Man a Lin in Tablet form. The Man a Lin oo., Columbus. Ohio. U. S. A. 14 off your Bill that s what the Clark store offers you now on their entire Stock of All Wool dress goods embroideries and laces and counterpane. You reap the Benefit in this big Sale of these dependable and reliable goods by saving 25 per cent. Just so much interest on your Money and the goods Are what you need. Don t delay if you wish to share in this saving. Act while the offer is on. $6.75 silk petticoats $1.69. All Wool tailored suits Price. The Clark store Pennsylvania Railroad special train returning after Parade Day p. O. S. Of a. Hazleton pa., thursday August 27, 1908. Leave Hazleton l />0 p. In., for he Lumry Viu Nescopeck. Arriving Hun till by 12 21 a. In. Top Gitig at intermediate Htu Tlona to discharge a Mimi Engen. Excursion tickets to Hazleton kill lie sold Aurum 22 to 27, Good to return until August 2 1, inclusive at Bates. H. Wood a Laeuger traffic manager. Leo. W. Boyd general Presenger agent. A novel proposition. A candidate for mayor of Montclair. N. J., comes Forward with a novel proposition on the liquor question and it is not a bad one either though its constitutionality May be disputed. He advocates licensing drinkers As Well As saloons. His plan is that no Man be sold a drink in a Saloon Anleu he Wear a tag which shows he is duly licensed. 11 if a Man abuses his License privilege punish him As you would the Saloon keeper who Breaks the Law a says be. Juat what is meant by an a abuse of his License privilege Quot is not stated. No More Scalp bounties. The county commissioners have Motif dec All the justices of the peace that until further notice they will not any bounties for scalps of wild animals. This is made necessary by the fact that the state appropriation for this purpose been exhausted. Willums Orosi picnic. Ruu cts Ratti via Manniy Vanla Hsi Traad. For the g rangers picnic at Suliama Grove pa., August 24 to29, the Pennsylvania Railroad will sell sex Curavoo ticket to Williams Grove from eur Tom in Pennsylvania and bom Baltimore. Elmira by Eden Iok and intermediate stations on the Northern Central Raff Way Auguat 18 to 28, incl Alve Good to return until he tamber 1, inclusive at reduced rate. Illus

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