Jacob B Snyder
atlon of the county. Bin the late J. B. Snyder, was practically the first crier, as the first appointee e a rew days after reeefviBc the ap pointment For nearly a quarter ef a century nr. Snyder set a hUcn stand ard of efficiency, which many agreed would he difficult to maintain. When death removed this faithful servant from his post, few of the members of tne oar looked for a successor wno could approach him In capability, and the majority was ready to be satisfied wtin a crier half as good. But Mr. Ward, who has a dignified mien and a full, round voice, almost as robust as Mr. Snyder's, has upset all calculations calculations by performing the duties of the omce in such a manner as to produce produce the general impression that the best traditions of the position are be Ing maintained. So far no word of adverse criticism has been heard of Court Crier Ward's work; on the con rary. he is dally In receipt of compliments compliments which might turn the head of a less modest young man.