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December 15 1916/2016

Montrose – Guy Brothers’ Minstrels, with wonderful band, and superb orchestra, is the attraction in town today. They will give one of their performances in Colonial Theater tonight. This company is composed of such artists as—Kinko, boneless wonder; Edwin Guy the laugh maker, Bob Laurence and Harry Prince, the tenor soloists; George Guy, soft shoe dancer; Aspen Karle, High tone baritone soloist; Charles Guy, funniest man on earth; Al Marto, fun maker and dancer; Tom Donaldson, basso profundo; three Morale Brothers, great acrobats; The Molly twins, monarchs of terpsichorean art; Allen Karle, female impersonator, and others. The price of admission is 35 and 50 cents. ALSO Marion O. Wilson, a brother of L MacLean Wilson, has been elected captain of the Princeton University football team for 1917. The Wilson brothers are great football players, Alex D. Wilson, another brother, having been captain of the Yale team last year.

Susquehanna – Susquehanna is to have a community Christmas tree

Rush – Mr. and Mrs. Harry Warner and Mrs. Jane Howell moved to Binghamton last week. ALSO A Chicken Dinner will be served in the basement of the East Rush Church on Dec. 27th,, the occasion being the 28th anniversary of the dedication of the church.  Price of dinner 35 cents.

Brooklyn – The girls’ basketball team, organized by Miss Taylor, has met with great enthusiasm. The boys’ athletic association has kindly offered the girls the use of their hall for practice on Monday afternoons and Wednesday evenings. ALSO Maurice K. Packer, a young man of this place, has purchased the hardware and plumbing business of Geo. H. Terry.  Mr. Terry has for a number of years been one of Brooklyn’s most prominent and active business men, a man foursquare in dealing with his patrons and fellows and he will be missed from the business circles, but has an able and worthy successor in Mr. Packer.  The latter was a former employee of Mr. Terry’s and has also been employed in the McConnell hardware store in Nicholson.

Gelatt – During the hard wind of last Wednesday night, Fred Howell’s house caught fire on the inside near the chimney and did several hundred dollars’ worth of damage to household goods. Mr. and Mrs. Howell had been to Glenwood to attend Pomona Grange. Their nephew, Eugene Denney, was left to look after the chores. When Mr. Denney discovered the fire he gave a general call for help over the telephone line, and with the help of neighbors kept the fire from getting on the outside of the building.

Hopbottom – Mrs. G. B. Mathewson, of Factoryville, mother of “Big Six” Christy Mathewson, spoke at a Pre-license Court Temperance Meeting in the Foster M. E. Church, Sunday evening. Mrs. Mathewson is president of the Factoryville Women’s Christian Temperance Union and has been appointed to represent them in the No-License hearings in Montrose.

Lynn, Springville Twp. – Dean Baker hitched onto the kid-wagon and brought a load of ladies down from Springville to the Ladies’ Aid Society here last Wednesday.

Auburn – Two games of basketball were played Thursday afternoon at Auburn, between the first and second teams of Laceyville and Auburn.  The scores were 16 and 3 and 10 and 6, both in favor of Laceyville. The Auburn players were as follows—1st Team: Harold Davis, Harry Tyler, Ralph Place, Perry Schoonmaker and Leland Corey; 2nd Team: John Winans, Richard Davis, Russell Lott, Irvin Loomis, and Searle Swisher. Quite a number were present from both Laceyville and Auburn to see the game.  ALSO Calvin S. Gay, veteran of the Civil War, formerly Justice of the Peace of Sayre, and former resident of Auburn Twp., died Friday evening at his home in Sayre. Deceased was the brother of Jas. P. Gay, Montrose, who died only a few months ago

Jackson – Two well-known citizens of Maple Ridge are about to remove from the township. O. C. Galloway to Port Jervis and C. C. Benson to Endicott. Mr. Galloway has been an efficient member of the school board for many years.

Uniondale – Wallie Whitman is erecting a shop and garage on Main Street.

Clifford – Walter Oakley was the victim of a distressing accident last Saturday. He was operating a corn fodder cutter when in some manner his glove got caught in the cog wheels and his hand was drawn in to the gears. He was taken to the Carbondale Hospital where the first finger of his right hand was amputated.

Howard Hill, Liberty Twp. –  A young snow storm on Monday night.

Springville – Frank James, of Duluth, Minn., who was called east to attend the funeral of his brother, Abijah James, was calling on friends here last week. ALSO Harry Lee is the possessor of a very fine piano, purchased of Guernsey Piano Co. of Scranton.

Bradley Corners – Everybody is cordially invited to attend the poverty social at the home of Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Gunn, at Bradley Corners, on Friday evening. Refreshments, 15 cents. Proceeds to go toward an organ fund for the Bradley School.  All are requested to come dressed in rags. A prize will be given the one wearing the most ragged clothes.

East Lenox – The candy box social, held at the Wilson school Friday, Dec. 1st, was very successful. A nice little sum was received toward school room supplies.

Compiled By: Betty Smith

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