July 05 1899/1999
Susquehanna- On Sunday, on account of the existing financial depression, Rev. J. Marsland, pastor of the Presbyterian Church, voluntarily reduced his own Salary $100 per annum.
East Rush- The meetings held at the church under the direction of George Gardner, have closed. Mr. Gardner is a young man with a very pleasant address, and while here made many warm friends.
Bridgewater Twp.- J.F. Blessing informs us that he made his first trip over the L & M Wednesday. "And thereby hangs a tale." With a ticket in his pocket, the train slipped away from him at Alford and he had to walk home! He tells the joke on himself with great gusto.
Montrose- On Tuesday next the citizens of this borough will have an opportunity to vote on the question of bonding the town for the purpose of putting in an electric light plant. Every voter should place himself on record as either for or against the project.
Thompson- Now is the time when you have to get up early if some of the boys don't get ahead of you on a fish story.
Hopbottom- We understand that boring has again commenced in the Brooklyn well where gas was struck.
Oakland- Messrs. O.A. Gilbert, N.M. Finn, and James West, viewers appointed in connection with the proposed county bridge to span the river between Susquehanna and Oakland, will perform their duties this week.
Compiled By: Betty Smith