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Bloomsburg Columbian (Newspaper) - June 3, 1909, Bloomsburg, PennsylvaniaVol 4f�loomsdvrg, pa., thursday Zumut 100 j. No when you want to open a Bank account have a Check cashed borrow Money or make an investment Cam. On the old reliable the Farmers National Bank of Bloomsburg capital $60.000 surplus $100,000 0 of. Ollk Velinor Park. M. My Loki sex. Ca Kisier. Directors j. L Moysh w. L. White n. U. Fink c. M. c. A. Alsim c. W. Runyon or. J. J. Brown m. n 3 per cent. Interest paid on time deposits. Sunday o clock look at he suf within Benjamin f. H10ks. This old Ami respected citizen passed away in the Early morning of memorial Day. Stricken two years ago with paralysis or. Hicks has not been in Good health since although last week he attended the funeral of another Veteran halts Sterling. During the service lie had a fainting spell hut managed to recover sufficiently to got Home. He was comparatively Well Early morning when about 4 30 he went to the window to the weather. Returning feed a choking spell Ami five minutes was dead. Or. Hicks was born at Quaker town was need 71 years 5 Mouths and 2 Days. The greater part of his life lie spent in Bloomburg where for Many years he was engaged in the painting business for the last fifteen years he has led a retired life. Because of his Small stature he was unable to enlist when the War of the rebellion broke out but joined company a 28th Pennsylvania infantry As an emergency Man he was in Active member of ent Post g. A. R., and of the order of United american mechanics and a member of the society of friends. Surviving him Are his wife and three half Brothers Charles of Centra a Victor of Reading and Alonso of la Aola Florida. A Niece whom he raised from infancy mrs. Inez Warner of Wilmington del., also survives him. The funeral services were held from his late residence wednesday afternoon at 1 30 of clock with Rev. K. Heckman pastor of the first methodist Church officiating. The g. A. K. Attended in a body. New pastor Here. Rev. Spencer c. Dickson and his wife arrived in town on wednesday and he let egg a his ministry at the presbyterian Church by conducting the mid week prayer meeting. An informal reception was held afterwards. The installation will take place this evening for which the following program Lias been prepared Rev. E. A. Loux pastor of the Berwick presbyterian Church will preside and deliver the Sermon. Rev. Or. G. H. Hemingway former pastor of the congregation now of Camden. N. J. Will deliver the charge to the people and Rev. J. W. Kirk of Danville will deliver the charge to the pastor. A reception to the new pastor and mrs. Dickson will be tendered them in the Church Friday Csc Niue. To this reception the clergy of the town have been . Agricultural society notes. A meeting of the Columbia county fair association executive committee was held at the fair grounds on saturday. All the members of the association were present. Starter Mills who served Here for a Long time was again engaged for this year. Or. Crawley of Lew Isburg will act As judge of horses. The same race judges As served last p. 0. Of a. Orphanage dedicated. Upwards of Twenty members of the local Lodge of the patriotic sons of America were in attendance at the dedication of the handsome new orphanage built by the patriotic order of americans at Miffy Mville 011 saturday. There was a Large attendance and an impressive ceremony was carried out. The program was As follows opening i aver Rev. C. F. Dry of Mifflinville song a Columbia Quot and Flag raising with Salute by 200 boys and girls introductory address by miss Sarah Steigerwalt of West Berwick Cli Orlady address of Welcome the Rev. Or. Worley of Mifflinville address Quot our jewels Quot the american boy and girl Quot prof. L. P. Sterner of Bloomsburg Dedicatoria address the Rev. Or. Bur Rel of Benton address Hou. Win. T. Creasy address Quot the p. O. Of a. In Pennsylvania Quot Alfred Frankie assistant state president and National conductor original Pocius prof. A. U. Lesher Drill by Lime Ridge p. O. S. Of a. Drill company Brief addresses by mrs. Cyntha Hart of n. Y. City National president Geo. W. Smith of new Jersey National Secretary Emily Harkins of Philadelphia National treasurer Catlin Fisher of it. Carmel past National president and g. S. Matter past assistant National president. A big Parade was held in the afternoon. A. M. E. Pastor dead. Rev. A gulls e. O Brient pastor of the Blix Lisburg a. M. E. Church died it the Hahnemann Hospital at Scranton following an illness with Bright s disease. He was aged 56 years. He came to blooms Turg from Parkersburg. W. Va., to succeed Rev. Or. Waldron who likewise died in Scranton Hospital the former coming Here in october of last year. He was taken ill at the Home of Frank Parks in january and the Case was diagnosed As Bright s disease. Several weeks ago he was taken to the Hospital his wife died about seven years ago. No children survive. Two Sisters live in Denver Colorado and one in Dallas Texas. The body will be brought to Bloon Isburg for burial. The funeral will be held from the Church Friday afternoon at 2 of clock. Rev. J. W. Jeffries of Braddock will officiate. Interment will be made in Rosemont cemetery. Will head music department. The Normal school is fortunate in having secured the services of mrs. J. K. Miller As teacher of pianoforte Aud violin. She takes the place of miss Waldron who has so acceptably filled the position for past two years. Mrs. Miller is a pianist of much More than usual ability. Her playing is marked by accuracy und expression and she is undoubtedly one of the finest performers in this Section. As a violinist she is also an artist and has filled engage year will again serve this year. F. Uie uts of the concert stage. Her a. Beau will be judge of poultry. A. V. Kressler Harry s. Barton and James c. Brown were chosen delegates to the agricultural con vent ton at state College on june 15. Alack Yukon Stamps. The Alaska Yukou exposition postage Stamps arc now of Sale at the Post office. The head of Wil Bam h. Seward appears of the stamp. Acquisition by the school is a very valuable one. Memorial Day in Bloomsburg. The Day passed very quietly Here. The Prog uni As published last week was carried out in the morning and in hundreds of people went to Danville to set the ceremonies of unveiling the soldiers Mouru meet. R Quot expect in Ltd is not i Jill gained but it is Long remm Birch. Nunon. Experience in investing in business ventures and even experience in selecting a rank May be costly and therefore unpleasant. Literal you will remember your sex Peri acc at this Bank with pleasure. I f we want your business and assure you of Conti nth al excellent service. In the Loq is b u re natio Nal Bank blooms by by Penna 1 i shot himself in bed. George Brink employed by William Scott of Benton township accidentally shot himself with a revolver while lying in bid on sunday morning and died almost instantly. In company with George Parks he had attended the sunday school Institute at Raven Creek and on their return Parks went to sleep with him at or. Scotts. About seven o clock next morning Brink took the revolver from under his Pillow Aud while handling it it was discharged. Parks at once summoned the family but nothing could be done though physicians were sent for but the Young Man was dead before they arrived. The Young Many a parents reside at eagles merc but he has lived during the greater part of his life with his Uncle up deceased who lived about a mile from the scene of the death. Justice Hir Leraan of Benton acting As Deputy Coroner empanelled a jury which returned a verdict of accidental death. The primary election. The primary election takes place next saturday. The office of sheriff is the most important one to he filled. There Are eight candidates in the Field for this office but the Campaign Lias been a very quiet one. About the Only exciting feature about it is the contest in the Republican party for the election of delegates to the state convention and for county committeemen. A Light Vole is looked for throughout the county. Instead of 13,000 ballots As mentioned by a local Page or nearly 24,000 were printed including All kinds. The Law requires twice As Many for each party As the vote cast at the preceding fall election Aud one fourth As Many specimens As officials. William h. Lord. William 11. Lord died at his Home 011 seventh Street 011 tuesday evening at nine of clock after a Long illness with a complication of diseases. While he had been ailing for the past Teu or twelve years his last siege of illness dates Back about eight weeks since while time his condition has been quite serious. He was aged 66 years 6 months and 29 Days and for the past 30 years has been a resident of town. Previous to that Lime he resided for a time at summer Hill having moved to that place from new York state. He was a Veteran of the civil War. Surviving him Are his wife and two children Fred of Espy and Helen at Home lie is also survived by two Brothers and a sister. Summer Garden. The opening of the summer Garden in the Midway took place last saturday night Aud attracted a Large crowd. Palius Aud Flower baskets for decorations and Small red and Green lights All through the Hall made a very pretty scene. Edmund Savidge dispensed ice Cream Aud soda water in the Little Booths at the front of the room. The citizens band furnished music at the opening. Deeds recorded. The following deeds have recently been entered on record by recorder of deeds Frank Vav Miller Mary i. Lilly to John i. Lilly for a lot of ground in the Borough of Berwick. William j. Knorr estate to a. C. Adams for a lot of ground in the township of Bria Creek. C. C. Peacock and wife to Harry s. Barton for a lot of ground in the town of Bloomsburg. B. W. Jury and wife to l. E. Wharey fora lot of ground situated in the town of Bloon Isburg. C. B. Ent sheriff to l. E. Wha Rey for a tract of land in Sugarloaf township. Norman d. Masteller and wife to Anna e. Fowler for a tract of land situated in Pine township. Franklin Mcbride to Charles a. Mcbride for a lot of ground in the town of Bloomsburg. Christian a. Small and wife to Lloyd Yeager jr., it. Al. For tract of land in Franklin township. Mrs. G. A Mifflin. News was received Here of the death of mrs. Mary e. Mifflin at the Home of her son in Itsos it 11 o clock on wednesday night. Mrs. Mifflin was a resident of Bloon Isburg for Many years until last March when she moved to Paxinos. Heart disease was the cause of her death Aud followed an illness that dates Hack to March. Since the 14th of april she has been confined to her bed. Mrs. Mifflin was need about 70 years and is survive j by one son a Warner Mifflin. Her Maiden name was miss Mary Leisering and she was the last of seven children. Her husband or. G w. Mifflin preceded her to the grave several years ago. She was a member of the lutheran Church and an Earnest worker therein. Festival. The members of St. Columba a Church will hold a festival on the Church Lawn saturday evening june 5, 1909. Every body is and assured a Good time. The High school alumni will bold their annual banquet in the Midway on june nth. An inter Esting program is being arranged. Townsend s accepts position at Normal. Miss Bessie Hinckley daughter of hon. Ii. M. Hinckley of Danville who is among the graduates at the Loouis Turg slate Normal school this year has accepted the position of assistant to professor liar Linc of the biological department of that institution. Miss Hinckley is a graduate of the Danville High school class of 1907, she has spent two years at the slate Normal school Northfield delegates. At a special meeting of the b. S. N. S. Y. M c. A. Cabinet held of Friday evening the delegates were appointed to represent the school v. M. C. A. At the student conference which is to be held at East North Field mass., from july 2nd to 1 ill inclusive. The delegates appointed Are Maurice Houck Ralph Wert Ina Brown and j. P. So Oyer. Suits hats shirts Hose neckwear. Townsend a Corner clothing store Bloomsburg a
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