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April 14 1893/1993

Lawsville - Photo appearing with article: “Out of the Past” The Lawsville Band. Taken in the early 1900's. Second left front and back, the Southworth boys; 3rd from left front, Wes Luce; far right front, Fred Southworth; 2nd front Earl Bailey: 2nd back, Burt Bailey; Middle, Fred Knapp with horn. Photo taken by Homer Mathewson, Binghamton. New York.


Harford - Club members will find bulletins and reports at Post office from State Agricultural College. Sit down and read the one you prefer—but don't carry away. The next man wants a chance.


Susquehanna - Three monster wild cats were killed at Deep Hollow, about five miles from this place, last week. They were hunted down by Messrs. Bowen and Miller, the latter named being considerably injured by one of the ferocious creatures. AND The locomotive, which has been built with money raised by the engineers of the Erie, is completed. It is a beautiful engine and will be on exhibition at the World's Fair


Rush – Lost: Between Mrs. Jane Howe's of Silvara, and Clark D. Dayton's of Jessup, a tin cylinder savings bank containing about $5 in dimes. It was lost on March 19th, by Miss Frankie B. Howe, on her way to work. The finder will confer a favor on Miss Howe by returning it to her or by communicating with her through the P.O. at Birchardville.


Montrose - At the regular meeting of Four Brothers' Post held last evening, April 14th, a very interesting letter from Rev. Samuel Jessup, D.D., of Beruit, Syria, late Chaplain of the Post, was read by his brother, Adjutant H.C. Jessup. A resolution expressing the pleasure of the Post in thus being remembered, and reciprocating the good wishes of exChaplain Jessup, was immediately adopted by a hearty vote. Comrades C.W. Conrad, Esq., of Glenwood, and Hon. G.R. Resseguie, of South Gibson, were present and made remarks, the latter stating that he was at the surrender of Gen. Lee at Appomattox. This called out the fact that some other Comrades present were also there, after which there was a general talk, which was kept up until a late hour before adjournment.


Lenox - Saturday's thunderstorm was quite severe for the first of the season. Lightening struck a tree in W. Jeffers’ sugar camp and made a hole through the bottom of a tin bucket hanging on the tree as large as a good sized pea. The singular pan is that the pail was half full of sap and none of it had run out when Mr. Jeffers discovered it. There was considerable hail fell here too,


Dimock - That disagreeable month of March is gone and we survive. We ask no favor of it now tint trust that April will dissolve the snow banks and run them off while the robins and blue birds cheer us on with their songs and twitters.


Hop Bottom - Nathaniel and Jas. K. Pickering bought 104 acres of limber land near Hop Bottom and erected thereon a steam saw mill. During the last year they shipped 48 cars of props, 5 cars of notch ties, 50,000 feet of black ash, 80,000 feet of hemlock and have orders for 75,000 feet more.


Gunn Hill - Rev. D.A. Artman has been removed to another charge. The minister that is to lake his place here will not come until summer, as he is still in college.


Auburn - Worthy Smith, of Kasson Corners, is the happy man this time. It is a 10th boy; also a new arrival at the house of George Lake.


Susquehanna County - It is estimated that more fish were killed in the State by the floods this spring than would have been caught in five years by all the anglers in Pennsylvania. AND It is not generally known that Pennsylvania stands first among the States of the Union as having the largest daily attendance of scholars at the common schools. The average daily attendance is 687,355.

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