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Bloomsburg Columbian (Newspaper) - June 10, 1909, Bloomsburg, PennsylvaniaVoi. I Bloomsburg. Pay a thursday june 10, 1909. Quot expert Wal is not a la Gurld by it in Long ii. Law it a in Ltd it in in in voting in Bill in Vertum a re com Esperi text in electing a Bank May be try by and he refer in pleasant. I staf you a it ill re Ember you experience at this b in with pleasure. The primary election list saturday was a very quiet one. Scarcely half of the voters of the county attending a. P. Pc liner secured the democratic nomination for sheriff he receiving al rout 1 too votes. S. C. Beagle was a close second being Only about 200 votes behind. The other candidates. Miller. Labor and Faust had but Small following. A. C Hidlay was the successful candidate for the office of jury commissioner with Abner a. Evans not far behind. There were no other contests on the democratic ticket. On the Republican ticket Joseph e Sands was named for sheriff and j. I. Wolverton for jury commissioner. There was a hot fight among the republicans for the control of the organization with Mckillip. Duy and Kurtz on the one Side and Vetter and Sickles against them each of the latter working along his own lines. The fight was made on delegates to the state convention and of committeemen. W. O. Holmes and j. N Harry candidates of the old organization were elected delegates and the same faction elected a Large majority of the committeemen. Dieter the present incumbent will be reelected county chairman without opposition. High school week. On monday night the graduating class of the High school presented Quot the College widow Quot in the Columbia theatre to an audience that filled every seat in the House. The play was Given in a most creditable manner and showed excellent work on the it Art of the Trainer miss Swartz and much histrionic ability on the part of some of the actors. It was highly enjoyable. C. 1. Al Wells orchestra rendered a number of Hue selections during the evening. On tuesday evening the twelfth annual contest in expression by the Junior class was held an excellent program was carried out. The prizes will be awarded tonight. On wednesday evening prof. And mrs. L. P. Sterner entertained the graduating class the High school faculty and their wives and the school directors at their Home on third Street the evening was spent in pleasant games and a delicious supper was served. Mrs. Dodson catering. To night is commencement. The Salut Atory will be delivered by Weston Smith and the valedictory by Arthur Walter. The balance of the program will consist of essays poems recitations and music. The Winona. The stirring up that the town Council is giving the Winona Hose company appears to be a Well deserved reprimand. Their cart is housed in a Box stall and their room in the town Hall is in an unspeakable condition. They scarcely Ever Muster enough men on a Parade to make a respectable Kowing. The Council has called them to and they will have to cause Why the town approx not be stopped was a time when the Winona were the Pride of the town. It is not so now. Boys get in the apportionment of the state Highway appropriation among the counties of the state Columbia county receive $13,554. This Money is apportioned among counties on the basis of the number of Miles of Public roads in each. It is to be expended under the act of 1903, which provides that the state shall pay three fourths of the Cost of constructing state roads and county and township each one eighth. The recent legislature appropriated too too a year for the next two years for state Road building which is $500,000 a year less than granted two years ago of this amount ten per cent is reserved for maintenance of slate roads already built and the remaining $500,000 is to be distributed among the counties As they petition for state roads in addition to the distribution just completed the counties that used All the state appropriation last year will receive their proportionate share of All available state Money that was not used by the other counties. This later distribution has not As yet been made. High school graduates. The following Are the members of the High school class that graduate tonight classical course Henry Weston Smith Mary Ellen Shambach Herman Dan al Dei i English course a Elmer Joel in a ring Laura Marie Hartzrll Florence Elia Dewitt Marian Elizabeth or user Paul Zaner Hess. Geraldine Irene Hetler Stephen Kuhn Well j. Gilbert Henric Normal course Mary Margaret Ohl Elizabeth Marie Ferguson Emma Paulin Sharpless Elizabeth Ruth Eves Nola Clorene Pegg Elizabeth Jane Robbins. Commercial course Arthur Leroy Walter Edward Everett Hippensteel Edward Paul a can a Donald Fisher Ikeler Dorothy May Giger Charles Mellick White Carolyn Ella Hower Jean Elizabeth Richard Jacob Ralph Brobst Edna Charlotte George bion Righter Hagenbuch Hurley Elisha Walter Grace Elv Cook. Isaac thu Smith. Will study for opera. Miss Laura daughter of judge and mrs Grant herring according to a new York dispatch will leave Vassar College where she has been tor the past two years and will take a three years course of study in voice culture with the intention of going into grand opera. She has a contralto voice of Tiue capabilities. A sheriff Sale adjourned. The sheriff Sale of the farm of Wui c. Robinson and Laura Robinson in Scott township one of the Niosi valuable farms in Columbia comity and a valuable residence in the Village of Espy tas been adjourned 10 saturday june Rath a 1909, at to o clock a m. A Garman for judge. John m. Garman esq., of Natl Coke Well known in this town was nominated for judge in Luzerne county on saturday receiving both the democratic and Republican nominations Over judge Halsey the present incumbent. Daniel Brobst. Daniel Brobst a widely known and aged citizen and a native of Montour county died Frid by at the Home of his daughter near Bloomsburg. The deceased was aged 86 years he was born and raised in frosty Valley. For thirty it ear it he followed the Trade of a Shoemaker at the Cress roads at Kaseville retiring Home fifteen years ago. Since which time he has been living with his children. He is survived by four sons and one daughter Stinson. Edward. Benjamin and Martin All of Hemlock township cold Tibia county and mrs. Marietta Gulliver of near Bloomsburg the funeral was held monday morning at 10 o clock meeting at the Home of mrs. Gulliver. Servi Ces were conducted in Straub s Church of which the deceased was a member. Interment was made in in the cemetery adjoining. Races on saturday. Plans have about been completed by a. N Yost Secretary of the newly formed Bloom Birg driving club for the first matinee races which will be held on the fair grounds next saturday afternoon. They Promise to be largely attended. Four races with local horses and horses now being trained upon the fair grounds will be run. There will be everything that will be Good in horse racing and the lovers of the Quot sport of Kings Are promised a great afternoon s pleasure. The racing will Start promptly at 1 50 o clock Georges. Hall of town will Likely be the official starter and the judges will be selected from the membership of the club. It is also Likely that the citizens band will furnish music for the occasion. Change in trolley cars. A change in the method of running cars on the Columbia Light Power amp railways co., lires went into effect tuesday. Cars coming in from Atawi amp a now run Down Market out fifth up East and Down main Street they coup act with cars going to Berwick at East and fifth streets and with cars going to Danville at the Square by this arrangement passengers living of Market or fifth streets desiring to take the Berwick car will not need to Wale up to main Street but will take the Catawissa car and Transfer at East and fifth Street. In the same Way passengers living on East or main streets and desiring to take the Danville car will take Atawi amp a car and Transfer at Market Square. William Kressler after an illness of several months with paralysis William Kressler died last Friday at his Home in Scott township aged 78 years 6 months and 17 Days. Most obis life was engaged in farming until about ten years ago. He is survived by his wife and the following children John Kres a Ler of Nanticoke Harvey Kressler of Berwick Elmer Kressler. Of Moosic and George Kressler. Of of Mcville also by the following Brothers and Sisters mrs. Mary a Smith of town George w. Kressler Joseph f. Kressler and Rutter Kressler of Light Street Road. Funeral services were held at his late Home saturday afternoon at 2 o clock. Baccalaureate Sermon the graduating class of the Bloomsburg High school attended St. Paul s Church last sunday evading and listened to an Able Sermon by the Rector Rev. J. W. Wiggles. At the opening of the service the procession marched from the Parish House into the Church. It included the teachers school directors class of 1909, the vested choir and the Rector. The Church was decorated with Flowers and a Large congregation was present. A a a a bought Mchenry House. Harry p. Aurand of Berwick has purchased the Mchenry House at Benton from Adam Morey. He will assume the management of the House As soon As the License is transferred. Or. Aurand is a son of the late George Aurand who for Many years conducted the Neutral hotel in this town. Started for Europe Rev. And mrs. E. R. Heckman or. And mrs. Willie Law. Mrs. James Magee of this town and mrs. Geiger of Shippensburg sailed from new York on wednesday on the Lusitania for England they will be gone seven weeks. Junior contest. The Junior contest in recitation took place. At the Normal school last saturday evening. A Good sized audience was present. Prizes were awarded As follows first prize $15 set of books to Ethel Hower second prize. $10 set of books to George b. Landis third prize. $5 set of books. Hazel Hartman. Banquettes baseball team prof. And mrs l. P. Sterner delightfully entertained the High school base Ball team at their Home on third Street last Friday evening. A de icings supper was served Aud entertaining speeches were made by profs Frank Johnson sterner Captain Brown manager White and others. New a m e pastor Rev. W. H Spears of Phillips Burg has been appointed pastor of the Bloomsburg a m. E. Church to succeed Rev j. O Brient recently deceased. The App Lutent was made by presiding elder w. H. Anderson d. D. Of the Pittsburg District. Patent granted. Through the Agency of c. A. Snow amp co of Washington. D. C. A Patent for a nut lock has been granted to f. E. Mensinger of Mainville. Engagement announced the engagement of or. Charles House tuck and miss Vera hem my was has been announced. Sun Sliff is hats to Hose 1st dec i <1 is Tow i cloth Bloo a Send Sorner King store v1sbur0, a. When you want to open a Bank account have a Check cashed l3orrow Money or make an investment Call on the of d Reli Able the Farmers National Bank of Bloomsburg capital surplus $100,000 0 m. kit no of lre8. M. My us Kisky. Cashier. Directors i. L mover n. U. Fink c. M pm i Uno c. A. Alkim a. L. Wittik c. W. It non or. J. J. Big a \ m. My Aeise a 3 per cent. Interest paid on time deposits. Primary election Oono Cri t Ham Zehner tor Sheritt and hid Lay tor us to . For county roads. Highway , a f a gtd it $13.554. A a 3 m Romsburg Nat Bloomsburg pen Lonai a 1 Bank Townsend a

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