October 16 1891/1991
Rush - Mr. Byron McKeeby, formerly of this place, has entered the dental department of the State University of Iowa. Our best wishes go with him.
Silver Lake - Dr. Tiffany, of Brackney, and Dr. Merrill, of Franklin Forks, can reach their patients on short notice on their bicycles.
Susquehanna - The Baldwin Locomotive works, Philadelphia, will build five eighty-eight ton locomotives for the Erie. They will be the largest in the world. They will be used to haul heavy trains over the grades on the Delaware and Jefferson divisions.
Clifford - The display of millinery goods at the rooms of Mrs. J.B. Felts is just grand, she having returned from New York, where she purchased her fall and winter stock. No need of visiting the city, call on her and save time and expense.
McAlla’s Mills [Clifford Twp] - Milton W. Lowry, the Republican candidate for District Attorney of Lackawanna County, is a native of Susquehanna Co. He was born in 1859 at McAlla’s Mills [Clifford Twp], his boyhood and youth were passed on the farm, and his early education was received at the public schools. In 1876 he entered Keystone Academy, at Factoryville, where he graduated with honors in 1879. He afterwards studied law with our old townsman, Hon. W.W. Watson, in Scranton.
Birchardville - Photo accompanying article: “Byron McKeeby was born July 10, 1867 in Birchardville. He graduated from the University of Iowa with the dentistry class of 1894. Iowa and the Middle West knew him as the model for a lean, austere farmer in Grant Wood’s painting, “American Gothic.” Dr. McKeeby, a much warmer personality than the canvas portrayal, for years would not admit he had posed for the well-known work of his later friend. Cedar Rapid News.
Scranton - The visit of M.F. Stamer's Electric Photo Co. Photography in the best styles. Our cabinet Photos are the finest in the city; our Tintypes beat the world; give us a trial. Rest assured all that courtesy skill and a desire to please you can and will be done. The only gallery in the city reached by elevator. Arcade Wyoming Avenue, Scranton, Pa.
Compiled By: Betty Smith