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September 11 1891/1991

Montrose - Men are at work in putting in the poles and wires from the main line of the Long Distance Telephone system, a half-mile distant, into Montrose, and soon this borough will be enjoying the advantages afforded by that great and latest telephone service. The office will be under charge of Mr. Raysnford in the Post Office building.

Oakland - It is said that the Oakland side people will make an effort to have the county purchase the Susquehanna-Oakland Bridge and make it free.

Brackney - For sale cheap, a small place consisting of about 40 acres of good land, good barn, nearly new, 26 30. House can be made comfortable by small outlay. Good fruit, both early and winter, apples, pears, and a variety of small fruit. This place is situated at the head of Quaker Lake, and can be bought for $500. This is a rare opportunity to secure a home. For further particulars call on Philo V. Briggs, Brackney.

Great Bend - A correspondent writing from Great Bend says: "Labor Day was celebrated at Great Bend by two rousing games of baseball. In the forenoon the Great Bend club played the Binghamton’s, score 6 to 7 in favor of Great Bend. A large crowd witnessed both games. The cheering by the Great Benders could be heard at Skinner's Cut. The Great Bend band furnished some fine selections in the afternoon and paraded with the victors. A great deal of interest was manifested in the two clubs and no doubt another game will be played soon between them.

West Brooklyn - Some of our people started for Gun Hill [Lenox Twp] camp meeting, and when they got as far as Harford they learned they were a week ahead of time and returned home.

News Briefs - The cornhusks are thick; the crop of nuts is large; the robins have already gone south; we have had a cool summer. All these signs indicate a winter of unusual severity, so the weather prophets say. AND It is claimed that more fruit has been canned this year than in any one season for 25 years.

Fairdale - The compositors of this office are indebted to W.V. Bendell, of Fairdale, for some fine harvest apples. Many thanks.

Compiled By: Betty Smith

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