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Bloomsburg Columbian (Newspaper) - July 22, 1909, Bloomsburg, PennsylvaniaVol 44rlooms/wrg, pa., thursday july 22, 1909. No 29. When you want to open a Bank account have a Check cashed borrow Money or make an investment Call on the old reliable the Farmers National Bank of Bloomsbury. Capital 860.000 surplus 8100,000 0 m. Cut Evelyng pres. M. Milleisen. Cashier. Directors j. L. Moyer w. L. Waitr n. U. Fink c. M. Crk Umno c. A. c. W. Runyon or. J. J. Brown m. 3 per cent. Interest paid on time deposits. Jamison City fire. Single end Soublo Home razed by Fie me. Fire evidently caused by defective flue resulted in the destruction of a double House owned by Perry Hess and a single residence owned by Miles Miller in the up upper cud of Jamison City tuesday morning the loss will be about $2,000. Practically All of the household goods were saved and no one was Hurt. Mrs. Adeline Rhone and Thomas Van Loru occupied the Hess House and or. Miller lived in his own Roji cry. At about 8 30 o clock in the Nom aug. A neighbor noticed smoke coming through the roof of the Hess House occupied by or. Rhone and quickly spread the alarm. In a few minutes the whole roof of the House was in flames. Practically All the residents of the town responded to the alarm and set to work to save the household goods. Everything but a few pieces of upstairs furniture was gotten out. The flames spread quickly and the Miller Home adjoining was on fire in a few minutes. A line of Hose owned by the Elk tanning company was Laid from the Tannery dam. 2000 feet to the scene of the flames but because of the Long distance and the difficulty experienced in getting the Hose connections together it was nearly a half hour before they could get a sufficient Stream of water to extinguish the flames. Once however it was in working order a powerful Force pump sent a Stream of water with a pressure that sent the burning weather boards flying from the Side of the buildings. In less than Twenty minutes after the water was started rightly the fire was extinguished but not before both the houses were beyond repair. The fire caused great excitement for a while and it was feared that other houses would catch but by the strenuous work and carefully watching the Sparks this was avoided. Both properties will Likely be rebuilt. They were Only partially insured. Addition to school building. At a special meeting of the Bloomsburg school Board held in the office of Fred t Ikker thursday evening for the purpose of letting the contract for the new two Story addition to be erected during the summer to the fifth Street school building ii. B. Sharpless the lowest bidder was awarded the contract. There were a Large number of bidders. It will be completed in ample Lime for the fall school term. Bible class picnic. The mens adult Bible class picnic at Kleimo a Grove of saturday was Well attended Over tour Hundred being present. The citizens band furnished music. The Day was enlivened by games and athletic events. A game of base Ball Between the Bible class team and the Ushers Union team of the lutheran Church resulted in a Victory for the Lutter the score being 11-10. Better r0ad8. Owing to the a Ruig sent out by District attorney Small supervisors Are getting Busy and As a result the county roads Are being put in better condition. Reunion. The reunion celebrating the Fortieth anniversary of the pastorate of Rev. A. Houtz will be held in the Whitenight Grove at Zatier a station on the b. Amp. 8. R., on saturday july 31. Services will begin at 10 30 a. M. And 2 00 in. M. The following speakers will be present revs. J. E. Guy and c. I. Lerch of Danville Rev. A. J. Kohler of Strawberry Ridge Rev. J. K. Adams and prof. A. U. Lesher of Berwick licentiate w. S. Garhart of Lancaster or. W. Snyder of Columbia a. Or. C. A. Herring esq., and or. J. M. Harman of Orangeville. All Are cordially invited to attend this historic reunion and participate in its Joys and pleasures. The pastor in this his last reunion with his people and friends is very desirous to meet and Greet these whom he baptized confirmed married and ministered to in holy and sacred things. Those attending the reunion can either bring their dinner with them or have it served to them in the Grove for 25 cts. The dinner and festival in the evening will be for the Benefit of the Ziou Church to whom the Grove is leased for that Day House boat trip. The Shickshinny Echo of last week said Quot the House boat yips Addy i Aye which left Towanda 011 june 22d passed Here monday floating Seaward. The boat tied tip for about two hours. The Captain is k. Hale Codding first mate William h. Little gunner Karl d. Shiner Cook w. Prances Holmes. At Nanticoke Holmes returned Home and Here Shiner turned Back leaving Codding and Little in or. Shiner came to Bloomsburg and spent a couple of Days with prof. F. H. Jenkins and family and then returned to his Home in Wysox. New librarian. The Board of managers of the blooms arg Public Library Lias elected miss Blanch Williams librarian for one year from August 1st, at a salary of $40 per month. Miss Dorothy Worthington was elected assistant librarian for one year at a salary of $10 per month. Prof. Frank resigns. Prof. Charles o. Frank for the past four years teacher of latin and greek at the High school has resigned his position to accept the principalship of the Huntington schools. He Isa Good teacher and his departure is much regretted. Gone to Seattle. E. B. Guie Esq daughters kno land Claudia and son j. A. Guie esq., of Catawissa have gone to Seattle wash., on an extended visit. They will tie the guests of his son e. H. Guie esq., and family or. Guie expects to accompany his son ii. H. On a trip up into Alaska during the visit. Rev. Due Ivylle a methodist the Christian advocate a methodist paper announced last week that the Rev. J. W. Dumville. Ousted from the Jamison City pastorate for refusing to give up tobacco. Is now a methodist preacher at Walii Ngou d. C Townsend s �?�8 Long Matt taunt. 1 or a a i in in experience in inv it in uni Venhor a and even of pro enc in selecting .1 r in Gay v 1 so a it costly and therefore a ply a a int. Is % Nicro to yen will remember your cd a f. A we j Peri he at to s ban a Ltd pleasure. Vuk want your busineh8 and assure you pc it int fued sex jul Lent service. Be Bloomsburg nation democratic convention. The democratic state Central committee met at Harrisburg 011 wednesday and fixed that City As the place for holding the state convention Ami the time August 4th. This county was represented by county chairman j. H. Mercer and District president j. G. Harman. At 1 o clock the state committee met at the Board of Trade the attendance being very full. State chairman Dewalt was named for reelection by William j. Brennen and elected by acclamation amidst applause. Or. Dewalt made a speech of acceptance returning his thanks and asking the assistance of every worker in the parly. Quot i recognize the responsibility of this position Quot said the speaker Quot but whatever i can do to further the interests of the democratic party and bring Victory is at your service. There seems to be an idea that this is an a off year that is a mistake. There never is an a off year. Every year we must stand up Aud fight for democratic principles. But the chairman cannot fight alone. He must have the help of the leaders he must have the help of the rank and file and we 11111st imbue the people with that idea. Help must come from the county chairmen. Each one owes a duty to the state chairman that he must use every Effort to get the voters out and be on the aggressive. The offices to be voted for this year Are some of the most important in the gift of the the speaker then defined the duties of judge of the supreme court state treasurer and auditor general saying that the latter official held the most powerful position in the state. These offices he said Are More important than that of the governor. Quot we will nominate a candidate for judge of supreme court this year Quot he said Quot with some Hope Aud show of election. See that every Democrat gets to the polls and supports democratic principles. We want an honest and eco Momi Cal administration of affairs in this state. _ Bonds bring Premium. At the Public Sale of 4 per cent county Bonds by the commissioners last saturday a Premium of $162.75 was realized 011 the $14,000 Issue. These Bonds were issued to re place a similar amount of 4 per cent Bonds that Are Over due. 1 he county saves % per cent interest and realized a profit on the new Issue. _ Arm broken. Mrs. Simon Shaffer who lives beyond Ira Dale bad the misfortune to break her right Arm above the wrist. She was of the Way to town with berries and was accompanied by her Sou in front of Wood a. Keller a she failed to notice a Low wire Fence a dwell Ever it with the above result. Her injury was dressed by or. John. Miss herring gone to Europe. Miss Laura herring daughter of sex judge Grant herring of Sunbury sailed saturday morning from new York on the White Star liner Baltic for England. Miss herring Wil make an extensive automobile trip through England Aud Scotland before returning and will also visit her brother Donald who is a student at Oxford uni varsity. The Baptist Assembly. Tho fourth annual summer meeting on a gut 4 13 at ice Tburg. The fourth Ninual Baptist Sumiller Assembly will be held at Law Isburg August 4-13. The program for this year is up to the Standard of other years and an even larger attendance of Baptist Young people is expected. The Campus at Bucknell is used for most of the classes and the Assembly includes both profitable religious study and recreation. The program for this year will be As follows mornings 8 30, devotional service. Claude Kelly i. D., Bellevue Normal hour for Bible school teachers of. M. Stephenson d. I Colorado to Mission study classes Quot the Frontier a Jacob Sallade d. Quot Cuba and Porto Rico a r. H. Moseley i. Quot Why and How of missions Quot Rev. Frank s. Dobbins Quot South America Quot miss Frances d. Cope Quot stewardship and missions Quot Rev. Ambrose m. Bailey Quot methods on Young Peoples work Quot five mornings. President w. M. Courson Quot Junior work and vacation Bible schools Quot four mornings. Rev. E. A. Larrar 11, Quot Bible studies Quot e. C Aargau d. D., Macau a. Vesper services 7 p. 5th, Quot experiences in City Mission work Quot Rev. H. C. Gleiss August 5th, Quot teacher training Quot Rev. L. W. Hainer August 7th, University reception August 9th, Young Peoples work r. G. Slifer August 10th, Quot choosing a life work a or. Jacob Sallade August nth evening lectures 8�?August 4th, platform meeting August 5th, prof Frank h. Green West Chester August 6th, prof f. H. Green August 7th, University reception August 9th, prof. E b. Pollard d. August 10th Russell h. Con Well 1. August nth f. J. Fanning August 12th Assembly concert. _ deeds recorded. The following deeds have recently been entered on record by recorder of deeds Frank Vav. Miller commissioners of Columbia county to a. B. Cole for a tract of land in set Garloff township. Lydia w. Drinker to Nora c. Wagner for a lot of ground in Hemlock township. Lydia w. Drinker to Nora c. Wagner for a property in Hemlock township. M. Mchenry and wife to Margaret Catterall for a property in the Borough of Berwick. Harry r. Stees it al to Auber j. Robbins for a Honse and lot of ground in the town of Bloomsburg. W. E. Weaver it al to Nellie Carpenter for a property in the Borough of Benton. J. L. Dillon estate to trustees of Joseph Rialti Hospital for a property in the town of Bloomsburg. Sarah and Norman Watts to Henrietta Watts for a tract of land in Pine township Henrietta Watts it id to Thornton and John Watts for a tract of Laud in Pine township. Belgian hares. Harman amp Roan have a Fine pair of belgian hares at their Centre Street shoe store. They Are More than twice As Large As the Ordinary rabbits. The aug urls were procured from Boyd Evans of Tyrone formerly of this town and arc of Fine Strain. Suits hats shirts Hose Itic Wear. Townsend a Corner clothing store Bloomsburg a

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