Good Old Days
News items of timely interest gathered from the old files and reprinted exactly as they were 123 years ago in The WYALUSING ROCKET.
Physiology and Hygiene—Massage treatment has excited much attention of late, and, owing to ignorance of its real value, it is by many regarded as a cure for every kind of disease. Dr. William Murrell states, however, that, as a matter of fact, its sphere of action is very limited. If carried out under the direction of a scientific physician, who has had experience in this mode of treatment it yields excellent results; but if allowed to drift into the hands of an ignorant empiric. It soon degenerates into the most arrant quackery.
Special From Spring Hill: Dear Sir: I wish to correct a statement made by your correspondent from this place last week. He stated that “our post office is back a mile in the country.” We do admit that our post office is in the country, and it was in the country before; now it is brought to the main road, a better and more direct route for the stage to travel, and it is in a central place, and well kept by the competent postmaster. The only reason why the Spring Hill office is not in the city is because it is one mile from where your correspondent lives.
Hale’s Opera House in Towanda will be open to the public on Wednesday evening next. Mrs. D.P. Bowers, supported by Henry Averling of New York City are the stars of the evening. Their ability is too well known to require lengthy items of praise. Tickets can be had at Turner and Gordon’s drug store in Towanda.