November 30 1900/2000
New Milford - Billings & Ryan, of Montrose, have just completed installing a Palace Queen, and an elaborate system of plumbing for Dr. D. C. Ainey. AND New Milford claims the finest creamery plant in Susquehanna county. It was recently erected and the main building is 30x60', two stories high, and an engine room 18x30'. It is equipped in first class shape with separators, churns, cooling vats and cold storage room.
Harford - Some friends made a bee and shingled the kitchen of the Harford M.E. parsonage. AND The G.A.R. men are laying the founda-tion for mounting a cannon on the ground in front of the Guile building.
North Jackson - C. F. Whitney, of North Jackson and O. C. Whitney, of Binghamton, are loading many cars of fine fall and winter apples at Thomson. The fruit is shipped to Cincinnati, Ohio. AND Married Nov. 28th, at the residence of Frank Barnes, Fred T. Clinton and Mrs. Nellie Barnes.
Silver Lake - The 40th anniversary of the marriage of Mr. & Mrs. Elisha Hill was celebrated recently.
Hallstead/Great Bend - The ice house of C. C. Simmons on the river bank near the bridge, now under construction, is 125x30x40, and will hold 1200 tons, enough for a supply for a seven months season. AND Fred Spencer, Dr. A. F. Merrell, and several others, have purchased a ten horse-power boiler. During the winter they will build a large boat and will use the boiler in the boat. It is proposed to build a boat which will carry about 15 people. It will be used as a pleasure boat on the river the coming summer.
East Rush - Canfield Estes reports Madge, who has Bright's disease, and was given up to die by home physicians, is very much improved under Dr. Pierces' treatment, the great Buffalo specialist.
South Gibson - The auction sale of the goods in J. B. Manning's store was the attraction here recently. J. L. Witter, of Thomson, was auctioneer.
Uniondale - At the funeral of Prof. Larrabee, Rev. J. J. Crane spoke of the deceased as coming from a patriotic family, father and five sons having participated as union soldiers in the civil war-the departed having obtained the rank of sergeant. Four of his brothers were present at the funeral.
Forest City - The Northeastern Pennsylvania Telephone company's line is now in operation between Forest City and Uniondale and from Thomson to Susquehanna.
Starrucca - Starrucca, PA, a town on the Jefferson branch of the Erie railroad, about 10 miles from Susquehanna, is in need of a physician, a shoemaker, and a harnessmaker.
Montrose - A Basket Ball Team is being organized to represent Montrose. This being a more moderate game than football, should receive good attendance. Games will be played in the near future at the Armory.
Dimock - Jonas Gray, an old man of 74 years, can be seen daily plowing on his hill, handling the plow as actively as most of the young men of Dimock. AND On Dec. 14, at one o'clock, W. J. Coggswell will sell personal property: one mare, buggy, harness, blankets, stoves and household furniture, at residence of John L. Lake.
Lenoxville - Presiding Elder Warner gave an excellent discourse on the evils of intemperance at the M.E. church on the 25th ult.
Susquehanna - Erie fireman, George Brown, of the Oakland side, was on Friday found unconscious in the engine tank at Owego. He was stricken with uremiccoma, and was unconscious for nine hours. AND The Cook Block on Main street is nearing completion.
Lanesboro - Patrick McManus, who was seriously injured recently, by being struck by an engine in that borough, is recovering. One arm was amputated at the elbow and he sustained other injuries.
Springville - Burton Carlton is about to have his house repainted. S. O. Culver will wield the brush over it. It has not been painted in 30 years. AND The M.E. Parsonage looks very gay in its new dress of canary yellow, orange and Indian red with graphite roof. Painter Culver did the work.
Hopbottom - Our postoffice was broken into Saturday night, but as the postmaster does not leave anything in the office nights for thieves to get, they helped themselves to his canned tomatoes and corn and peanuts, what they wanted to eat, and left the rest. They must have been hungry and used to that kind of diet.
Auburn Corners - Harry Loomis, who has many friends here, and now resides in Wilkes-Barre, goes soon to Danbury, Conn., to work for the Grand Union Tea Co., whose headquarters are in New York city.
Lawsville Center - The Thanksgiving supper, served by the L. A. in Creamery Hall, Thanksgiving evening, was a decided success both socially and financially. About 100 tickets were sold for supper. Proceeds of evening, $31.66.
Rush - Quite a serious accident occurred at the mills of H. W. Terry, caused by a belt flying off and failure of the governor to work properly. The engine "ran away" and so great was its speed that one of the large fly wheels burst, knocking out the end of the boiler room and throwing pieces of iron and wood for several rods. The flying pieces of iron passed within three feet of L. W. Terry who was endeavoring to shut off the steam.
Compiled By: Betty Smith