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July 10 1891/1991

Susquehanna County - Hon. Philo Buritt, one of the Representatives at Harrisburg from this county has been asked to nominate some boy as candidate for entry as a student on board the marine training ship, which leaves Philadelphia some time this month. The candidate must be between 16 and 19 years of age and of good habits and character. The training will consist of a course in arithmetic, geography, and navigation. The ship will make a three months cruise, touching at different points in America and Europe.

South Gibson - Mrs. John Steenback has a new development among a young brood of chickens - one with three perfect legs and feet.

Lathrop - R.S. Squires recently took from his quarry a stone that measured 19 by 47 feet and was 19 inches thick.

West Auburn - Frank Angell recently caught two pickerel in Tuscarora Lake, which weighed 7 1/4 lbs.

Susquehanna - Mr. James Damon caught in the Susquehanna River near this borough, Saturday, a white, or silver eel, measuring 3 1/2 feet in length. The species is very rare.

Heart Lake - Every cottage at Heart Lake is said to be occupied by residents and guests to the fullest capacity. This beautiful resort is increasing in popularity every season.

Forest City - There is a big coal run over the Jefferson Davison now days. In the month of May the Erie shipped 10,400 cars of coal over the division. This was the largest shipment that had ever been made up to that time. In June 10,700 cars were shipped.

News Briefs - Miss Wooley, of Wilkes-Barre, a pupil of the school of Industrial Art, earned $500 in ten weeks for her carpet designs.

Compiled By: Betty Smith

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