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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - December 30, 1909, Danville, PennsylvaniaMy Ritan vol. 55�?no 62danville �pa., thursday. December 30�?T, 1909 established in 1855 items condensed. Wanted local agent to advertise and introduce the new educational work websters dictionary and Atlas of the world. Must be educated and Able to furnish Good references As to ability and character. The Saalfield publishing company Akron Ohio. Coaldale will get a National Bank with a capitalization of 125,000. Over 800 it oudh of Turkey were required for the Christmas dinner at the Berks county almshouse. Or. And mrs. W. C. Ebers and their Sou Charles of Pittsburg were thrown from a Sleigh drawn by a runaway horse that had been frightened at to e noise of a Mill at Eta. All were injured seriously. With the assistance of the operators the Young menus Christian association has begun a wide Campaign in Eastern Pennsylvania for tin establishment of milling institutes throughout the Anthracite regions. Ten persons were injured g. H. Myers probably fatally when a car on the Pittsburg Harmony Butler and new Castle railway ran into another five Miles South of Evans City. Six of the passengers hurts were of a minor character. When the murdered mrs. Maria Woods a Braddock negress aged 72, was buried Many of the wealthiest families of Braddock and Hawkins attended the funeral. She had been a servant in Many Well known families and All whom she had waited on were represented at the services. She was killed during a quarrel and Grant me Oleary a Boarder at her Home is charged with having committed the crime. Two Hundred Young men and women were caught in a dance Hall at Darby by the recent Snow storm and were unable to get Home most of them living in Philadelphia. They danced on not thinking about the Drifting Snow outside and when they were Doue with the merrymaking they found the Street car hues tied up and that the Borough had no hotel accommodations. Most of them were cared for by Darby residents after having remained in the dance Hall Over night. One Dollar a quart for milk was offered in Tioga because the milkmen were not Able to Supply their customers during the recent fall and Drifting of Snow. Many babies suffered. A Man approached one of the milk dealers and asked for a Quait. The dealer said he could not spare it. Then the Man offered a Dollar. He told the Milkman that he wanted it for a baby. The Man would not take the Dollar and said that if the fellow was not telling the Trutlin he hoped he would suffer for it mrs. H. Raymond Davidson of Sha Mokin. First wife of a Ball player said to be of the tri state league who died in Reading last week has not Oates anything Sinco last Friday Ami is in a serious condition. She is worried Over her husband s alleged matrimonial escapades. James w. Friend aged 65,vice president of the pressed steel car company died at Pittsburg recently after being in ill health for several Mouths. He was an office Holder in Many other corporations. Realizing tie great danger of fire in Philadelphia and How hard it would be for the horses to get through the deep Snow the number of horses in e stations has been doubled. It. Michael a Seminary in a read. W s suburb is being turned into a tub Dosis sanitarium for the use of the Mai monary Sisters of the sacred heart. Nine year old Henry Yenzer paid Back Henry Schoedler of near Gutla to two fires on sunday evening two fires occurred sunday evening one of which imperilled Emerick a five and ten a cent store Mill Street Aud the other destroyed a dwelling with its contents near the Hospital. The fire at the five Aud Teu cent store occurred about 7 of clock. The store of course was closed. Or. Aud mrs. W. J. Emerick who occupy rooms above the store returned from an automobile ride about dark. At intervals the occupants of the Flat above were passing backwards Aud forwards through the store room Aud their was nothing to suggest an outbreak of fire. About the hour above named however or. Aud mrs. Emerick detected the odor of smoke which on investigation was found to come up the stairs. Hastily descending to the store room they found the contents of the desk on fire which was contained in a Small apartment partitioned off at the rear end of the store room. The flames were confined mostly to articles on the desk and blazing upward were fast consuming a lot of valuable papa is in the form of Bills Aud copies of orders which Hung suspended along the Wall. The fire Hail already Laid hold of the Woodwork and was spreading in every direction. A bucket of water thrown on the flames seemed to Liao no other effect than to scatter the fire when or. Emerick happened to think of a Blanket wet from exposure to the Snow which he had Hung up in the store on returning from his automobile ride. Seizing this Blanket to threw it Over the fire and succeeded in smothering it. The damage sustained to the building was very slight. Or. Emerick is unable to account for the fire. It originated quite near a Light bulb but there is no evidence to show that the a latter was responsible for the Blaze. On the top of the desk among other articles that burned was a pile of celluloid goods Aud it was the brisk Blaze arising from these that ignited the Page ors hanging on the Wall. The amount of goods destroyed represents a very Small value. It is the loss of the Hills and the copies of the orders that or. Emerick most deplores As they represent extensive purchases embracing easter goods. Thu second fire occurred about 8 30 of clock. The Blaze was soon located along East Market Street Extension. An alarm brought out the Friendship and the Washington fire companies. The burning building was on the right Side of the Road near the Block of new dwellings on the Hospital ground. The House a Frame Structure was occupied by Albert Swank As tenant although the family was absent from the House at the time of the fire. When discovered the flames had made considerable headway in the rear part of the dwelling and by the time the fire companies arrived there was Little Hope of saving the building. The Hose was connected with the plug on the Hospital ground but the abundance of water was of no Avail and the dwelling was totally destroyed along with the tenants furniture. Tiow the fire originated is a mystery. One theory is that the House was broken into by tramps or others who inadvertently started the Blaze. Owing to the High wind the Block of dwellings belonging to the Hospital was in considerable danger of being ignited by fire brands. The dwelling burned was originally a farm House the barn on the tract having been destroyed by fire a couple of years ago. The owner is James Ward of this City who carried a Small insurance. Or. Swank the tenant who Ville who had adopted him by cooly i lost All his goods had no insurance setting the latter a barn afire. The i Structure was doa troyet. Sch set had Friendship officers been adopted to fill the place of a dead Bov but has been returned to. The annual election of officers of the his parents. Friendship fire company no. 1, took Joe Ascentio an employee of the big place last saturday evening the Fol Tannery at Ridgway Elk county was lowing being chosen for the year 11 10 shot and killed at John Vonburg Whir president Harry Trumbower vice he went to visit. Lie had received a president William v. Oglesby Esq. Black hand letters but paid no Atten Secretary John g. Waite treasurer Tion to them. A he was approached and John l. Russell Foreman Edward asked for his Quot assessment by Joe Pon 1 Aten first assistant Foreman Warren Netti it is said and when he an roat second assistant Foreman Harry i that to bad not paid it thu Heller Engineer of Steamer John l. Lounetti was injured Russell assistant Engineer of Steamer in session the school Board held a regular meeting monday night with president Sechler in the chair and w. H. Orth As Secretary. Among the members present were messes. Swarts Burns Redding Shultz Pursel Fischer Heisa and Cole. J. W. Swarts reported that the roof of the first Ward school building had been repaired. Or. Fischer reported that the Borough Council had As yet failed to remedy the defect in drainage at the Welsh Hill school House. Conditions at present he said Are such that an Accident might occur there at any time. Or. Fischer reported that the furnaces in the second Ward Are ont of order making it difficult to heat the building. On motion it was ordered that a expert be employed to examine the furnaces. The subject of overcrowding in miss Lawrence a room in the third Ward was discussed at length. Or. Shultz of the committee to which the matter was referred at the last meeting reported in favor of utilizing some Idle furniture in the third Ward and employing a additional teacher. Borough superintendent Diefenbacher reported that at least ten children who have attained the proper age will enter miss Lawrence a room after the holidays swelling the number considerably. The Board did not like the idea of employing an additional teacher if the overcrowding could be relieved in any other manner that would prove practicable. The subject was discussed in its various relations when on motion it was ordered that the matter he left in the hands of the Transfer committee to act in conjunction with the Borough superintendent reporting at the us it meeting of the Board. The following Bills were approved for j payment Geo. W. Hendricks. William Quigg. Foster Bros. Clias. Mot Fern. David Grove. Emery Shultz. Fitch dust Down co. Amp r. R. R. Co. West disinfecting co Geo. G. Groff. A. Flank Aga co. I. N. Dieffenbache. #1.1 0 8.00 .60 1.00 .90 1.20 26.95 4.15 24.63 24.80 4.62 Ferson fils. Turkey dinner for children if the Turkey dinner prepared for children at the East end Mission is to be regarded in the Light of a Experiment then it is Gratifying to note that the affair has proven a Fine Success Aud has worked out in such a manner As meets the most sanguine expectations of those who conceived of the undertaking. At least 175 children were fed in the Mission. No More interesting Aud indeed no More touching spectacle could he witnessed anywhere a than was revealed in the cozy Mission tuesday afternoon. The greater part of the floor space was covered with Long tables around which were seated scores of Little people not a few so Small that they were scarcely Able to sit alone. All wore smiling and Happy and were plainly doing i Justice to the delicious and Well fill. De plates before them. As one set finished their dinner they made Way i for another set and thus the merry round of feasting went on from 3 of clock until nearly dark. Tie children were not All those of the Necess Itous Josjor although it was strikingly obvious that in the number fed were some of the latter class. Or. Hinckley explained that it was not the purpose to exclude any class As one of the objects aimed at was to wipe out distinctions and to bring the boys and Iris of tie Well to do families shoulder to shoulder with the poorer Aud less favored ones. Or. Hinckley is especially gratified at the splendid support he received in getting up the dinner. What the Juko ple did they did willingly in some instances even instructing him to Call on them for additional help in Caso it should be needed. As a result he said a considerable Quantity of Turkey and other eatables provided would be left Over. This he explained would be distributed among the poor and presented to families in which there is sickness. The chiefs report it me other Man is urn ser shooting began in the rumpus Dor arrest. Tipped off by an Anonymous letter supposed to have been written by a jealous rival the police caught Barnes Beaver a bail jumper under indictment for a jewelry robbery committed at York two years ago. Beaver had stolen Homo Over Christmas to Soe his relatives and sweetheart. The officers surrounded his Home near Smyser a station York county and sir prison him. John Engle his Bondsman. Had offered $50 Reward for his capture. In a Short time the $1,000 Bond would have been forfeited. Mrs. Mary Herline died at Bethlehem grieving Over the recent accidental death of her husband. Harry Johns fireman of Steamer Harry Saunders pipe men will g. Brown Harry Kauffman Austin Hartman Harry Mapstone members of executive Board Harry t. Rupp John g. Waite and Edward Aten plug men John l. Russell Aud Harry Trumbowe or Delegate to state convention Harry Kauffman alternate John l. Jones Delegate to six county convention Harry Heller alternate Geo. Freeze trustee for three years George freeze members of Relief association h. E. Trumbower Aud William roat. Or. And mrs. Lewis Steinbruner returned to Troy now York last evening after spending several Days with the former smother mrs. Audio Steinbruner front Street. Jesso Tannehill arrived in this City from Philadelphia last evening for a visit with his Mother mrs. Mary Tan neti ill East Market Street. G. W. Hoke ferry Street was in a unhurt on business yesterday. Miss Elise Wilson has returned to Wilkes Barre after a visit of several Days with friends in this City. . Farrell returned tuesday evening after a visit with his parents or. And mrs. 11. Farrell Dushore. Miss Gussie Bruder Bloom Street has returned after a visit with relatives in Scranton. Mrs. Joseph Metcalf and daughters Verda and Hannah returned to Xanti Coke last evening after a visit with or. And mrs. Evan Thomas Railroad Street. Mrs. Frank Hummer South Danville left last evening for a visit of several Days with her Mother mrs. Mary Heacock. Catawissa. Mrs. Margaret Girton Walnut Street left yesterday for a visit of several Days with relatives in Shainkin. Or. I. Grier Barber of Wilkes Barre was the guest of George sonnet orig of the South Side of tuesday. Or. Aud mrs. Daniel Gottshall and children returned to Harrisburg yesterday after a visit with mrs. Gott shall smother mrs. Clara Smith Riverside. Tames Law Hemlock Street spent yesterday with friends in Sunbury. Earl Rynn returned to Philadelphia yesterday after a visit with his parents near Mausi Lale. Miss Mildred Emerick Mill Street returned yesterday after a visit with her grandparents or. And mrs. Oscar Gilbert Milton. Chief of police Mincemoyer a annual report shows that Over 630 tramps have Boon sheltered in the lockup during the past year. This is largely in excess of any number that has been taken care of in one year since u record of lodgers has Beenke it by the chief of police. The above number represents Only a Small detach meet of hoboes which has come this Way and conveys some idea of the great army of vagrants that unceasingly moves backward and Forward Over the land. Nearly every night at this season upwards of a half a dozen Roost in the lockup. The Borough very gladly gives them shelter taking the View that the Public is much safer with the hoboes locked up than it would be if they were at Large. Still a few of the wayfarers manage to enjoy their Freedom at night. Monday night afforded a Case in Point when a tramp created alarm by aph Aring at tin Back door of the Kmiecinski Home Mill Street at the unseasonable hour of 11 30 of clock and begging for something to eat. Pastor called the Council of Trinity lutheran Church this City has extended a Call to the Rev. W. M. Geiger pastor of the lutheran charge embracing St. Johns Church this City and the Church at Grovania Aud at Ridgeville. The Rev. Or. Geiger was elected pastor of the Trinity lutheran charge u couple of weeks ago. He has decided to accept the Call and will enter upon his pastorate in february. 11 schooners lost Grange officers the annual election of Strawberry Riillo Grange no. 34, patrons of husbandry was held tuesday evening the following officers being chosen master e. M. Mourer overseer a. Dietrick lecturer. J. W. Lowrie Stewart Norman Maust assistant Stewart Archie Girton chaplain mrs. G. E. Boone treasurer h. C. Rishel Secretary c. E. Boone Gate keeper Mollio Mowrer Ceres mrs. E. M. Mowrer Pomona mrs. 11. C. Rishel Flora mrs. To. W. Lawrio lady assistant Steward Eva Mowrer. The installation will take place next tuesday evening. St. Johns n. F., dec. 29. Eleven Newfoundland schooners and their Crews of 60 men Are believed to leave been lost in the Christmas blizzard while great destruction to property throughout this Island Colony has resulted. The storm which reached its height on sunday raged for six Days but today had abated considerably. The town of Placentia was flooded for three Days. This december has been the Sto Miest Mouth the Newfoundland coast has experienced in half a Century and it is estimated that its Cost to the fisheries and general Trade is More than $750,�00. Entertained sunday school class. Miss Jessie Kimerer very pleasantly a it retained the members of her Sun Lay school class at her Home West 1 Market Street on tuesday evening. Those Pic sent were Mary West Corine Gramm Lillian treat Lucy Deweil or Helen Savidge Gussie Lunger and Genevieve Shartzer. The route of Parade selected the route of Parade has been selected Aud All arrangements Are completed for the mummers a Parade which will take place of saturday. But three Days remain and from what can be observed in the line of Active preparation the demonstration will prove to to All that was predicted for it in the first glow of enthusiasm when tie affair was projected months ago. There has been Complete co operation and Harmony. Self sacrificing citizens relied upon to pull the affair together have freely Given their time and labor Aud have worked to excellent purpose the citizens of town have responded generously to the Appeal for funds without which Success would be impossible while others the mummers equally enthusiastic and self sacrificing Are contributing through their labor and talents to the sport Aud real entertainment of the Day. The route of Parade decided upon is As follows forming on North Mill Street the pageant will March to Mahoning Street a to chestnuts to Market to Railroad Street to front to Mill to Bloom a to Pine to Center to Mill Street thence to the steam Mill to court House where the Parade we ill disband. The reception committee will consist of four men trom each fire company of town who Are being selected by members of the mummers association that Are firemen and members of the respective companies. Tie mummers Parade has been filled in the following towns Sun Hnry Northumberland Milton Lewisburg Watsontown pottsgrove Mooresburg Catawissa Berwick and Bloomsburg. On last thursday Large Hills were posted and yesterday Small hand Hills setting Forth the schedule of trains drc., were distributed in the above towns. Dream came True Wilkes Barre dec. 21. A dream of death came substantially True yesterday when mrs. Belinda kill Stop died suddenly. About two weeks ago she had a vivid dream in which her husband who died Many years ago apr geared before her and after gazing at her for some time with a Salt a look of his face made the strange announcement Quot you will live until you Are sixty two years five Mouths Aud seventeen Days old. A a mrs. Ellston remained in Good health and was in Good spirits monday night when she retired. Soon after Midnight she was stricken with apoplexy and died in a few minutes. Her death came just five Days Short of the dream prophecy. $2800 paid Black hand y witnesses testify in the roup will Case Over $2800 has already been traced by those engage d in the Hazleton Blaek hand eases As having been paid Over to the secret society by victims in the Vicinity y of Hazleton and the upper part of Schuylkill county As the result of threats that their Homos would he dynamited if they did not produce the necessary Cash. Every Blaek hand letter that went out contained a threat of dynamite no or murder unless the recipient deposited a certain amount of Money in a designated place. Some of those who Are alleged to have put the Money where they were directed to place it Don t care to reveal to the authorities that they were fleeced. A special session of court convened yesterday morning with his Honor judge Evans and associates Blee and welliver of the Bench. The Hareas Corpus proceedings involving the Case of Michael f. Wymbs a patient at the Hospital for the in Saue who alleges that he is illegally Aud wrongfully detained at the institution which was scheduled to come up at 10 of clock were not taken up by the court. The applicant had been brought Down from the Hospital Aud his attorney l. A. Watres of Scranton was present. The wife of the applicant was also of hand As a witness. Tie applicant was committed to the Hospital at Danville by Lackawanna county. The wife of the Petitioner Agnes l. Wymbs is his guardian. Michael f. Wymbs was first committed to the Hospital for the insane at Norristown from which institution his wife had him transferred to the Hospital at Danville. From the nature of the order committing the patient to Danville judge Evans took the View that the Petitioner should have applied to the Lackawanna county court and therefore refused the application. Will contest. The will contest relating to the estate of Lafayette roup was taken up by the court. The Sou of Lafayette roup it will to recalled was willed one Dollar and the Hulk of the estate was bequeathed to Gessie p. Savidge Sou of the testator a second wife. The proceedings were in the form of an Appeal from the probate of the Register and recorder the Issue being made up to embody testamentary incapacity and undue influence. Hon. H. M. Hinckley and w. Kaso West represented the Appeal and Hon. Giant herring the proponent. A Large number of witnesses representing both sides were present. Writing the will. The first witness called was Justice a f the peace James Reed of Rush township before whom the will was executed. The witness testified that on december 7, 1903, Lafayette roup called at his Home near Reeds station and requested him to write his will five Hundred dollars the witness Aid were set aside for use of the executor in paying funeral expenses &c., and the balance was disposed of As above stated. In signing the will Justice of the peace Reed said the testator Quot made his Mark. A who first heard the will read and said it was precisely 1 wards of ten years ago. Tie Man he what he wanted. Roup s wife Cuino i seemed to he suffering Tonido with him to the justices office but lesions. The tendency in the doctor s withdrew while the will was being opinion was to Ward mental de Genera writ Cen and signed. Justice Reeds Tioy a a i l was rather improbable a laughter was present when the will than otherwise that any improvement was executed and signed As a witness would occur. The Justice swore that Lafayette Adam Beyer was called. He testified roup so far As he could determine that Lafayette roup had told him that slowed no signs of Mutai incapacity. Tie would like to do something for his he seemed perfectly sane and declared son hut that he guessed it was too that there was nothing secret about late. He remarked that if he had it to the will Aud was perfectly willing a Over again he would have done that his wife should remain in the 1 different. Explaining lie said Quot i have room while it was being written Ami j married her now and 1 11 have after the death of his wife Lafayette roup remained with his son in Missouri about a month. Father and son were on the Best of terms on parting. When the witness paid is last visit to Danville six years ago the same cordial relations existed Between himself and father. He saw Bis father three times during his visit twice in Danville Aud once at the roup Homestead. On the latter occasion the witness said his father could not admit him to the hons As he said Liis wife had gone away Anil the place was locked up. A neighbor s testimony. Charles Diehl who lives three fourths of a mile from the roup Homestead knew Lafayette roup for nearly fifty years Aud the son Isaiah roup from his boyhood. When the Sou came in from the West six years ago witness told Lafayette Loup that Isaiah with his wife was in the neighbourhood and were going to visit him. Mrs. Ron wife of the testator the witness declared spoke up Anil said Quot done to let them come a expressing a fear of bodily harm. The witness said lie tried to shame them out of unreasonable fears Aud asked them what they halt a against Isaiah. The father said lie whatever against his Sony that the latter always treated him very kindly. It was finally agreed that the son Aud his wife might come to see them. The witness and his wife accompanied Isaiah roup Aud wife when they visited the Ron Homestead and found the House locked. The witness described an Accident sustained by Lafayette roup. Following the injury Lafayette he said seemed to be a different Man in Many respects. He was very changeable Aud easily persuaded. Summing up the witness did not think he was in a fit condition to make a will. He cited instances to show that the testator Laboured under delusions. The second marriage. Anthony Diehl a neighbor of Lafayette roup testified. He knew Lafayette roup As Well As the , All his life. It was through the witness kind offices that Lafayette roup secured his second wife. His testimony corroborated preceding witnesses As to Lafayette roup a changeable moods. Or. C. Newbaker was called. A com Paniell by attorney w. K. West to went out to see Lafayette roup up maj. Clark relieved notice of raising valuations. Sunbury Deo. 29.�?northumberland county commissioners yesterday gave notice that if landlords shall increase rents As proposed after the first of next year valuations on houses containing tenants will be raised. At his own request major w. Clarke inspector of the third brigade n. G. P., Lias been relieved from duty in connection with the coming Spring inspection of the National guard. Upon the recommendation of colonel Clement Captain m. H. Taggart regimental adjutant of the twelfth infantry has been designated by colonel Frank g. Sweeney to conduct the inspections in the third brigade. It is altogether probable that Captain Taggart will be major Taggart by that time for the change in brigade commanders soon to be made will undoubtedly mean promotion for him. Pitchfork stopped steer York Dee. 29. When a runaway steer from a Slaughter House in real lion four Miles away rushed into his barnyard and charged upon his 8-year-old son Frank Hutton a Farmer from near Felton fought Trio beast to a standstill with a Pitchfork his Only weapon. Death of mrs. Barnhart. Mrs. Charles Barnhart Sycamore Street departed this life about six of clock last evening following a protracted illness. Death was duo to a complication of diseases. Due notice of the funeral will to Given. Signed mrs. Jennie n. Beagle a laughter of Justice Reed who was called in to it Stuess the signing of the will was called to the stand and identified the will As the paper executed in her presence. So far As she coulis observe Lafayette roup was perfectly sane when he signed the will. Mrs. Roup wife of the testator was present when hoi husband a touched the witnesses for Appeal. Justice Reod was called to the stand As the first witness Fogt a the Appeal. He stated that the wife of Lafayette Roux and himself Are second cousins. L r. W. R. Paules was the second witness. To prescribed for Lafayette roup about three months prior to the latter s death. The physician found the patients mind much clouded and he was unable to answer questions clearly. The latter invariably referred to his wife requesting her to describe Bis condition. Or. Paules was quite positive that the testator was not in a sane state of mind. Accompanied by his wife Lafayette Ron called at or. Paules office about a dozen times he had a an organically diseased heart and showed drops Cal son testifies. Isaiah roup son of layfayette roup was called to the stand. Tim witness is fifty four years of age and lives in Missouri. He has lived there thirty one years. His father Lafay etto roup was eighty two years of age when he died. The witness saw his father last about six years ago of the occasion of the form Era a visit East. This was about december 1, 1903. It was during Bis visit of six weeks at Duvillo and Vicinity that the contested will was made. Prior to that visit the last time the witness saw his father was fifteen or sixteen years ago when his Mother died. The death a f the latter occurred at the Home of the Sou in Missouri during a visit. To give her the biggest he said he did not like to talk much about the matter in the presence of his wife. Tin witness a Lii not think that the Man acted like a person with a Well balanced mind. Chas. West a neighbor corroborating what had been said As to Lafayette roup s mental condition. Or. West a testimony was followed by that of his wife. The proceedings yesterday were Only preliminary instituted to familiarize the court with All the facts in the Case. It depends upon How judge Evans views the matter whether or not he will order a jury trial. Tin hearing of testimony will be resumed this morning. Bathtub in mine Wilkes Barre dec. 29. If the daily Bath prolongs human life a. J. Of Malley Foreman at the Henry Colliery of the Lehigh Valley Coal company came to the conclusion that it would have the same effect of the lower aug amps so he installed in immense Bathtub in the mine Workings where the mine inti Les could distort themselves after a hard a lays work. The scheme has just been tried Aud Votca a a Success. The mules which never see the Light of Day take readily to the water Ami after the hath Are As Frisky As they were on the Day they entered tin dark underground Workings. Millionaire postmaster resigns. Lebanon dec. 29.�?Edward o. Freeman the millionaire postmaster at Cornwall has resigned and the Post office department has ordered the holding of a special examination of applicants fur the place on january 22 in this City. Or. Freeman has been postmaster at Cornwall for a number of years during which time to has lifted the service there to a High Standard. The office is rated in the fourth class and the salary last year was $181

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