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April 11 & 18 1890/1990

West Auburn - H.L. Rugg has just received several thousand brook trout from the State fisheries, which he has deposited in the streams here.

Birchardville - S.B. Clark, wheelwright, still continues at his old stand in this place, where he has been engaged for the past 16 years in doing all kinds of wagon work. He will continue to do all kinds of work in his line with promptness, using the best material, at reasonable rates, for cash, having adopted the cash or ready pay system, April 1,1890. Those having accounts with him will please call and settle without delay.

Clifford - Sugar makers are cleaning up their work so as to commence their regular farm work.

South Gibson - Ed Haight and George Brundage started for Wyoming Co., April 10, with over 100 gallons of maple syrup.

Great Bend - An exchange says that an old fisherman says that bass fishing in the Susquehanna will be the best this season than it has been in many years. Well, if anybody but an old fisherman had made this statement people might possibly have believed it.

Harford - It is stated that the Soldiers’ Orphans School at Harford is to be permanently closed this coming summer. We are sorry. None in the state can show a better record in all that pertains to a well managed home and educational institution

Montrose - Montrose Fire Co. #2 are preparing a first-class program to entertain their patrons on April 16. It will consist of vocal and instrumental, music and conclude with a sidesplitting farce, entitled, "That Rascal Pat." Supper from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Admission 10 cents, Supper 25 cents, at the Opera House. [Now known as Colonial Hall]

Susquehanna - Trying the New Truck! Saturday evening last, the Hook and Ladder Co. had its new [horse drawn] truck out on the streets driving about to see how it worked on short turns, etc. It was, we understand, perfectly satisfactory, and now the Hooks are ready for emergencies again. There was no "alarm" given and no running of the teams at "breakneck speed through Main St., as stated by the Transcript [opposition newspaper]

News Brief - Miscellaneous: Easter Sunday was a perfect day in Susquehanna County. The Easter bonnets were numerous and handsome.

Compiled By: Betty Smith

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