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Bloomsburg Columbian (Newspaper) - September 16, 1909, Bloomsburg, PennsylvaniaVol 43.Bloomsburg, pa., thursday september 10. Woo. No a 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 860.000 surplus 8100,000 o m. A Kerkling Parks. M. M1llei8en. Cashier. Directors j. L. Motor in. U. Folk c. M. Cd Kikuno c. A. Krim w. L. White c. W. Runyon do. J. J. Brown m. 3 per cent. Interest paid on time deposits. Will tile Church. St. Mitre rpt h Guild and mrs. Robbins will place Marble floor a in St Paul a Church. Work begins soon Rosemont cemetery duly seven directors out of eleven wore elect i at list week s Elnet Ion. For some years past the members of St. Paul a Guild of the episcopal Church have been working to accumulate a Ftp and for a definite purpose. They have had suppers and entertainments and in various other ways they have succeeded in making a sum sufficient to accomplish their object. A few years ago they put tiling in the Vestibule of the Church and now they propose to Complete the work by laying tiles in All the aisles. In addition to this mrs. Geo. S. Robbins has offered to contribute All the Quot work of tiling the Chancel and Sanctuary. This will include Marble Steps to the Chancel and a Marble Kneeler a 1 rail at the Sanctuary and will be Given As a memorial to her husband who was a vestry Man for Many years and whose Energy and interest in the Church were manifested by his labors in raising funds for the Cement paving about the Church property and for the decorating of the Interior some years ago and in Many other ways. The contract for the tiling has been let to a new York firm and work will be commenced soon. During the work services will be held in the Parish House. St. Margaret a Guild was Organ ised during the incumbency As Rector of Rev or. I. Zahur now of Adams mass. Much of the fund for the tiling has been raised under the user vision of mrs. C. W. I Unstot i president of the Guild and h r the past two years under mrs. U. Lawley As president. In the absence of mrs. Hawley the presidency is being filled by mrs. Arthur in Trailler the vice president. The properly of St. Paul a is one of the finest Church properties in this Section with the Church. Parish House and rectory All erected on one lot in the heart of the town. With the addition of the tiling but Little will remain to be done to make it what Bishop Rulison once said of it when he called it a Quot Complete ecclesiastical Plant a town Council meeting. At last thursdays meeting of the Council paving matters occupied the greater part of the time. It was reported that the property owners abutting on main Street Between Iron and East Street would undoubtedly agree to the paving of that Section. A petition asking for the paving of the Gutter on main Street Between Jefferson and West streets was referred to the Street committee with Jower to act. Various other petitions Aud motions relative to Street improvement were Dan Lowith. Putting in new front. The work of putting in a handsome new Glass front in the Wells building occupied by w. Mck. Rebel s hardware store was begun on tuesday. B. W. Jury a i son have the contract. The Wood girder at the top has been replaced by an Iron one and a modern Iron and Glass front will be built. The Entrance will be tiled. Another election the annual election for directors of the Rosein ont cemetery company was held last week tuesday. The election Board consisted of John r. Townsend c. L Pensyl and c. S. Fornwald who made their report on monday last. According to this return the following vote was cast John Scott received 34 votes the following each received 32 votes j. G. Freeze s. F. Peacock. Frank Ikeler w. Ii. Hidlay g. A. Mckelvy g. G. Baker and these seven were elected. The following received 31 votes c. A. Kleim w. R. Ring Rose w. O. Holmes c. S. Furman m. J. Hess r. E Hartman and e. F. Carpenter. As but eleven were to be elected Aud seven received a higher vote and were elected this tie vote caused a failure of an election As to four. Under the by Laws of the company where an election is not held on the Day fixed by the charter or a full Board shall not be elected a new Electron shall be called to fill the vacancies and in accordance therewith an election has teen called for september 17th to choose four More directors. Comptrollers Call. Re Post of tub condition of q�5foome6ura to aft Olaf a Banff at the close of business september 1st, 1909. Resources. Liabilities. U. S. Bonds Loans and invest tents furniture and fixtures Cash and Reserve $100,000.00 capital Stock $100,000.00 surplus and profits 61.4 36.71 562,806.99 circulation 100,000.00 Bank deposits 7,907.67 8,000.00 individual deposits 509,156.30 107,723.69 f1rk at East Bloomsburg. Fire starting 011 the porch of the House in East blooms tire owned by Marshall Lidgard Aud occupied by William Mccormick totally destroyed the Structure saturday night shortly before 9 o clock. The flames were first discovered by or. Lidgard who resides but a Short distance from the burned Structure and realizing that owing to the headway they had already gained it would be impossible with no fire fighting apparatus at hand to save the budding he along with a number of other persons at once lie Gan to remove the furniture Aud succeeded in saving All but a few pieces. Tie loss to or. Lidgard will be about Yoo which is partly covered by insurance. Fair ground improvements. A Force of carpenters painters and labourers has been at work at the fair grounds putting things in readiness for the fair which is not far Distant. The main building has been painted yellow with red trimmings Aud the office building has received a White coat. New to Gong 1ms been placed on the grand stand and new fences have been built in various parts of the grounds. Fred Fergus of bad charge of the work. The Straw hat. Some so called Leader of fashion has arbitrarily fixed september 15th As the Day when Straw hats must be Laid aside. Fashion be hanged tints arc worn for Comfort and so Long As Straw hats arc comfortable sensible men will continue to Wear them until the weather forbids. As there is no water Melon party at Columbia Park this fall Straw hats will probably continue to be worn a while yet. A mrs. H. C. Jones is visiting friends in Benton township. $778.530.68 we. It. Hidlay. Cashier. $778,530.68 a. Z. Schocki. President sixth reserves business men meet surviving veterans meet in a Miziul reunion in g. A. R. Hall on tuesday. Large attendance formed association in town Hall last tuesday evening officers elected. president the 26th annual reunion of the sixth Pennsylvania reserves was held in the Ball of col. Ent grand army Post on tuesday afternoon. There was a Short business pcs Siou in the morning when they elected the following officers for the ensuing year col. Vav. 1. Dixon of St. Thomas president w h. H. Gore of Athens h. J. Conner of Orangeville mrs. W. H. Ent of Bloo Insburg Aud mrs. P. S. Hamlin of Moosic the two latter being honorary members were elected vice presidents. Subsequently the president appointed h. H. Lathrop of Scranton treasurer and w. W. Johnson of Philadelphia recording Secretary. It was decided to hold the next reunion at Gettysburg. It was reported that during the past year eight members of the association had died Viz Baltis Sterling Randolph Hayman Abraham Campbell Hiram Lewis w. H. Dodd. Sergeant Hart and sergeant Roby. This list is incomplete As there was no report from several of the companies. In the afternoon a campfire was held. After the read aug of the minutes of the last meeting and letters from the members who expressed their regrets in not timing in attendance the following program was carried out prayer by the Rev. In. 11. Bailey pastor of the United evangelical Church of town address of Welcome Charles c. Evans president judge it Berwick response major a. 11. A Gore of Athens recitation miss Josephine Deit Ericc of town address Hulsey Lathrop get of Scranton singing address h. A. My Killip Esq. Of town address capt. Ii. J. Conner of Orangeville address Richard in Oleate of la plume. History of Khz Gimont. The sixth regiment Pennsylvania reserves was organized in april 1s61, and consisted of nine companies of infantry one of cavalry and one of artillery co. A., the Quot Iron guards Quot being from Columbia county. The regiment was organized at the suggestion of Gore Ruhr Andrew g. Curtin and Simon Cameron who at the time wus a United states senator from Pennsylvania. These men did not think As did Many others that the rebellion would be quashed in three months mud hence governor Curtin went to the Pennsylvania legislature Aud obtained permission to organize this regiment and subsequent events proved the Wisdom of it. It was clothed equipped Ami drilled it the expense of the slate. On june 2, 1861, the organization of the regiment was effected by the selection of the following Field officers w Wallace Ricketts of co. A colonel William m. Penrose lieutenant colonel Henry a Madill major Lieut. Lenry b. Mck cutt of co. 1, was appointed adjutant. Subsequently w. H. Kut was Uin Ilc colonel of the regiment. It was called into service on the 27th Day of july 1861, and mustered out june 11, 1864, Many members re enlisting. The history of the sixth Pennsylvania reserves is the history of the army of the Potomac. While it was called the Quot reserves Quot there were Many who had an idea that it the business menus association was organized at a meeting in the town Hall on tuesday evening at which forty six members were present. J. G. Quick was elected president c. H. Sharpless vice president and c. R. Stecker Secretary and treasurer All unanimously. The nominations for committees were made which will be confirmed at the next meeting As follows of executive committee r. E. Hartman j. E. Roys Emil Gelb l. T. Sharpless r. A. Hicks Paul Boiu boy j. W. Crawford j. S. Edwards Joe Townsend f. P. Pursel c. M. Evans l. W. Buckalew g. W. Hess w. F. Slagle and or. Gardner. Advisory committee c. T. Vanderslice j. L. Sharpless and Geo. E al Well. It is the purpose of the association to afford Protection against fraudulent customers to Aid in the collection of Bills from delinquent customers Aud to Forward the business interests of the town a acting As a Board of Trade. Church Housel. Mias Grace Housel the daughter of or. And mrs. W. Ii. Housel formerly of blooms tire was married last thursday to or Nej Church of Center county. They Are Lith Well known in town having been students at the Normal school. Mis is a graduate in the Normal mud music courses or. Church was an athlete of considerable ability having played on the school Basket Dali tui fool Ball terms being Captain of the latter for one year. Truant boys. There Are evidently some boys in this town who Are of school age who ought to be looked after by the truant officer. And there Are some parents who evidently Are indifferent As to whether their children arc in school or not. It would be a Good thing if the truant officer were instructed to exercise All the Power Given to him by Law. A arrest or two would Bave a wholesome effect. Shipped to India. On Friday of last week j. R. Schuyler shipped sixteen Gross of his Patent rut traps to sing no a Are India. He has been sending them there for several years past. The traps have a wide reputation Aud Are among the most efficient on the Market. Was Only to be used in an emergency. There never however was a Jii mite when it was a Quot Reserve Quot As from the Day it was called into service until it was mustered out it was actively engaged As is shown by the fact that it West into service with 15,00 men and came out with 1275. It was engaged in the Battles of Cranesville Mechanicsville Gaines Mill new Market Cross roads Malvern Olill Bull run South Mountain Antietam Fredericksburg Gettysburg Bristor station mile run wilderness Spotsylvania court House North Anna and bellies a Church in each of which it did valiant service. International clot lie Are the finest in America. His statement is based on the fact that they clothe More men than any tailor in the world. It they would not Havi the largest Trade if their clothes were not the finest. Samples now on display to measure Only and at popular prices. $12 to $40 the finest there is in ready to Wear clothes. We Are leaders in boys suits. 2.50 to 8.00 Stetson hats for fall adlers gloves for fall Gluett shirts for fall Luzerne underwear for fall l. And w. Trousers for fall Townsend a Corner clothing store Bloomsburg a

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