April 28 1922/2022
Forest City – Tuesday afternoon, Michael Yourcowsky, of Mayfield, was hauled before Squire L. L. Decker, charged with reckless driving, operating a car without a license tag in the rear of the car and resisting an officer. The arrest was made by a State trooper who brought him here. He was found guilty on the three charges and fined $10 on each charge and costs. On April 2, he was speeding through town and was ordered to stop. Not complying the constable fired a shot at the Mayfield man’s tire, but failed to puncture it as he intended. The constable secured the car number and brought about the man’s arrest. ALSO A new bell has arrived for St. Anthony’s church. It was made at the famous McShane Foundry, Baltimore, which insures its goodness. It weighs, with the frame, about 3,000 pounds and cost over $2,000, the gift of the parishioners. Next Sunday afternoon, at four o’clock, it will be blessed by Monsignor Crist, of Scranton. All societies of the church and parishioners will take part.
Uniondale – The chug of airplanes was heard here Saturday and Sunday. They were flying high and fast. When F. Z. Carpenter saw the airplanes in the flight Saturday, he resolved to secure an airplane to convey himself and associates, J. R Budd and Oliver Coyle, to Florida on their fishing excursion. For Mr. Coyle’s benefit, he stated that the fish hooks have been manufactured and all preparations have been made except the securing of the airplane. ALSO Next Thursday our schools will close with appropriate exercises. The graduates are Leona Todd, Marie Swingle, John Planischek, Nelson Coleman, Walter Knapp and Earl Lowry.
Harford – Prof. R. M. Sampson, of this place, has been appointed assistant county superintendent of schools and Miss May Gildersleeve as clerk of the superintendent’s office. ALSO “Buried Alive” will be the subject of the sermon next Sunday morning. The sermon will be based on Arnold Bennett’s story of a man who attended his own funeral and saw himself buried. Service begins at 10:30 a.m.
Heart Lake – On Sunday evening the farm house on the old Millard place, situated near Gardner’s Hill and owned by Ralph Lewis, burned to the ground. The conflagration took place about 7:30 o’clock and is thought to have been caused by a defective chimney fire. The flames, due to a tin roof, did not spread rapidly and practically the entire contents of the house was saved.
Montrose – Milford Johnson, 18 years of age, was arrested for street loafing and disorderly conduct on Wednesday evening and arraigned before Justice W. G. Comstock, who sentenced him to 24 hours’ imprisonment and to pay the costs of prosecution. He also paroled the young man to work for R. M. Honeyman, at Torrey Lodge, which service he was to begin this morning and for which he was to receive fair compensation.
Elk Lake – Due to the removal last fall of the gate in the dam, the lake is now at the level which the old residents tell us prevailed 75 years ago. The many cottages along the shore are left “high and dry,” some of them being as much as sixty feet farther from the edge of the water than normally. It is estimated that it will take from eight to ten feet of water to raise the lake to its recent normal level. It is feared that the receding of the water may materially affect the fishing, due to the fact that some of the favorite breeding places for game fish are now many feet from the water line.
Springville – The net proceeds from the two productions of the operetta, “Mother Goose Island,” was about $50, which will go to the Near East Relief fund.
Brooklyn – Dr. F. B. Miller is driving a new Dodge roadster and E. F. Ely has a Ford coupe. ALSO Brooklyn High school boys played the first baseball game of the season with Harford on Friday afternoon last and were defeated, 18-5.
Lanesboro – The Council of Lanesboro is making plans to build a road through the pretty borough and do the work this spring and summer. The State Highway Department had turned down the borough on the promised aid in building a brick road but with characteristic enterprise the citizens backing council say ‘we must have a road, and so will build one regardless of the refusal of the State to make good on the pledges of last year.’ The pledge was made by the late Lewis S. Sadler, Highway Commissioner. Since his death representatives of Lanesboro have called the State Highway Dept. regarding the pledges and have been politely informed that there will be nothing doing in Lanesboro, by the State, for several years. The present plans call for a crushed stone road, with asphalt dressing. The expense will be borne by the Borough. It is expected to make use of a portion of the $5,000 subscribed by the citizens of Lanesboro to meet the state in building a permanent road.
200 Years Ago from the Susquehanna County Herald, April 27, 1822.
PEDIGREE. YOUNG HIGHLANDER was sired by the imported horse Highlander; his dam was sired by the imported fast running horse, Wild Deer; and grandma, by Old Volcano, from Long Island. Young Highlander is twelve years old, dark bay, full sixteen hands high, moves elegantly and by good judges is said to be the best blooded and most perfect model of a horse ever kept in the county.
TERMS:--The terms of Young Highlander will be Two Dollars the single leap; Four for the season; and Six to insure with foal. N. B.—Mares parted with, before foaling, will be required to pay the insurance. Grain will be received in payment if delivered by the first of January next. DEMMON A. PRICE. Bridgewater, April 18, 1822.
Compiled By: Betty Smith