May 25 1894/1994
Montrose - Pursuant to Department Order, Four Brothers Post will observe "Memorial Day." "Americas Floral Sabbath," on Wednesday, May 30th. The beautiful flowers of spring have come in their freshness and purity, and as loving hands gather them, to strew upon the graves of those who since last we met are sleeping under the sod and the dew, many an eye will moisten, and many a heartstring will be touched. They have at last fulfilled their mission and laid down their arms in compliance with that mandate which no earthly power can stay. Let us then, Comrades and citizens, plant the stars and stripes on the graves of the Soldiers of the Republic, who dared the danger of battle, and let it wave over their graves, commemorative of the great struggle and final victory for our country and our flag.
Susquehanna - E.M. Tierney, a Susquehanna boy, proprietor of the Arlington Hotel, Binghamton, and president of the Hotel Keepers Association of the state of New York at the recent meeting in Denver, was elected vice-president of the National Association. "Nothing succeeds like success." AND Immediately after Memorial Day, Susquehanna ought to begin to prepare for the "ever glorious Nowadays we are getting a mighty sight more politics than patriotism. AND mores the pity of it
Brookdale - Mr. & Mrs. A.P. Sherwood, of Franklin, came to spend Sunday with friends here. Their horse was taken sick and Mr. S. was obliged to stay till Monday when his horse was able to be driven home.
East Rush - We understand that B.A. Jones has traded a colt for a fine new bicycle.
Little Meadows - The mumps are here.