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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - April 4, 1901, Danville, PennsylvaniaHome paper for tie Home the circulation of this paper is increasing rapidly. It will you to advertise in the american. Subscription $1 per year or. Irving h. Jennings dentist. Office lox Ira 9 a./. To 12 m. 104 Mill St., 1 p. H to 4 Danville a. Shultz m. D. 425 Mill St., Danville a. Diseases of the stomach and intestines a specially d k. W. P. , a dentist office 218 Mill Street. Teeth extracted without pain. Crown and Bridge work a specially. Equipped with the latest and most improved 1 instruments and prepared to execute the most difficult work. Or. C. H. Reynolds formerly of Catawissa. A Dell isl. Of Floe opposite Boston 8tore, Danville a dentistry in All its branches. Charge moderate and All work guaranteed established 1892.condensed news. April showers next. Dandelion is being gathered. Our stores Are Gay with Spring goods. Nobody was sorry to see March March ont. The Oyster season will close in four weeks. Trailing arb tvs was brought to town on saturday. Grape vines suffered from the severe Winter weather. Mrs. Robert Farley is seriously ill at her Home on Cherry Street. Done to forget the easter supper at Trinity m. E. Church to night. Holy week services at the churches in this City Are being Well attended. The usual Holiday hours will be observed at the Post office tomorrow. George Bine has broken ground for a be dwelling House on Mowrey Street. Keely Ream has moved into the Rieck dwelling House opposite the d. L. Amp w. Depot. John Riffel of Riverside has accepted the position of bar tender at the led Dens House. A new Crane is being put up in the Marble Yard of t. L. Evans sons on ferry Street. The Spring Arbor Days april 21 and 26�?should be observed by the schools of this county. There will be confirmation services at St. John s lutheran Pine Street lutheran and Shiloh reformed churches on Good Friday at 7 60 p. M. Charles Haney has put in Brand new Barber chairs with a handsome Oak Case and mirrors. Or. Haney occupies the store formerly run by Vav. T. Pease. In commemoration of our lords agony and death there will be a service at Christ episcopal Church from 12 to 6 p. M. To Morrow. A cordial invitation is extended to All. Persons will be at Liberty to enter and leave the Church at any time during the service. Rev. A. B. Bowser of Danville will have charge of the elocution and oratory at Bucknell College for the Spring term. The essay work and Academy latin left vacant on the departure of instructor Fisk will be arranged in some other news. The game of Ball played saturday afternoon on the Nail Mill grounds Between the third Ward juveniles and the a Catawissa depot nine resulted in a score of ten to nine in favor of the third Ward nine. Thomas and William Gething of Valley township have been Busy this Spring de Horning cattle for Farmers residing near Union Cruor Rushtown Elys Borg Catania a and Mooresburg. Professor Richard Metherell has taken Possession of the dwelling no. 116 lower Mulberry Street purchased by him some months ago. He will add a two Story Frame Back building and other improvements. George Irvine is the contractor. James Ryan May recover. Or. George a. Stock who accompanied James Ryan to St. Agness Hospital Philadelphia saturday returned Home monday. He states that a very successful operation was performed on his patient sunday night and that prospects Are More favourable for recovery although consciousness May not be regained for some two or three Days. The Skull was found fractured and the brain tissue slightly lacerated. The operation per formed was a very delicate one. Ryan whose injury resulted from a fall Down stairs has lain in a comatose stale for nine Days. Class confirmed. The following class was confirmed at Trinity lutheran Church on sunday in addition to which three were taken in by letter John Hartzell mrs. John Hartzell Jacob Sloop Harry Jones miss Evelyn Lunger. Miss Edith Rudy miss lera Baker miss Lillian Burke and miss Bertha Jones. A this country will never be entirely free until it supplies All of its own demands with its own vol. 46-no 14. Danville a. Thursday april 4, 1001. Established in 1855.dr. R. E. I0hnst0n killed by patient while taking his temperature mysterious weapon cannot be found. To the Trade. We have just arranged with b. K. Shoemaker of Danville to handle our line of pure medicinal Rye and malt whiskies. We guarantee their purity. Rochester distilling co. Duffy malt whiskey co. The Hospital for the insane at this place last night was the scene of a terrible tragedy. Or. R. Erskine Johnston one of the members of the medical staff was killed by an insane patient an italian named Caprio who had Beed an inmate of the Hospital for Many years. Caprio who was confined in the tenth Ward although of a treacherous nature was not considered especially violent or dangerous. Yesterday about noon Betook his bed he was not especially ill but had some fever. About 5 of clock last evening or. Johnston entered the patient s room to take his temperature. Caprio warned the physician to keep away from his bed. Or. Johnston called to his assistance an attendant named Roy Rishel who held one of the patients hands while the physician took the other to examine his pulse. Caprio taking both nurse and physician unawares wrested both hands Loose and with his right fist clenched delivered three blows upon the doctors body one taking effect on the left Side one on the breast at the base of the heart and another on the left jaw. Or. Johnston arose to his feet but seemed to suffer keenly from the effect of the blows. The attendant asked permission to Seoul for one of the other physicians but the doctor declined lie stepped into the Hall where a moment later he a fainted. Or. Robbins was then called but found it was too late to be of any service As or. Johnston was already dying. The latter was Able to articulate a couple of words and then expired. Upon examining the body where each of the blows took effect the flesh w As found punctured As if by a slender Nee dle like instrument which the patient might have held in his hand. The wounds were of Uncertain depth and nothing but an autopsy would show whether they pierced any vital Organ or death resulted from the Shock. The blow upon the jaw it was explained last evening might have produced concussion of the brain itself fatal in its effects. The most serious wound however is the one Upen the breast where the puncture in All probability pierced the sternum or breast Bone and came in Contact with the heart. Caprio and his room were carefully searched but no Trace of a weapon of any sort could be found. The patient of course had ample time to conceal the fatal instrument if there had been any place to hide it which there was not. Thus far the one mystery connected with the affair is what the insane Man did with the weapon. There is a beat Register or ventilator opening into the Wall which would have proved an effectual Means of getting rid of anything of that sort but it is a foot or More higher than the tallest Man can reach. Yet who knows but that Caprio gifted with the ingenuity which goes with insanity May not have found some Means of reaching the Register. How Caprio procured the instrument is nearly As great a mystery As what he did with it. There can of course be but one conclusion Aud that is that it was fashioned by his own hands surreptitiously at Odd moments. He May have got hold of a spoon which he worked Down to a Fine Point a piece of Corset steel would have done As Well or anything of the sort. An autopsy was held last evening by the physicians of the in Ospital staff assisted by or. E. A. Curry of this City. The result was withheld last night but will be made know at the inquest which will take place at 2 p. M. Today. Or. Johnston who Hail charge of the infirmary at the Hospital was an Able physician and an accomplished gentleman. He was 34 years of age and had been a member of the staff since 1895. On january 8th last he was married to miss Augusta Sweisfort of this City his wife surviving him. He is also survived by a father and Mother both quite aged who reside at new Wilmington this state. Reading Iron company raises puddling to $3.25 per ton. The employees of the Reading Iron works received the cheering news Friday that the company had granted an Advance of wages. The news was a great Surprise to the employees who although they Felt that they were justly entitled to an Advance had made no special request for a raise at this time. The notice which was posted in the works Friday morning read As follows notice to employ yes Montour rolling Mills i i it. There will be an Advance in wages to take place april 1st. The puddling basis will be $3.25 per ton and other wages in proportion. F. C. Smink vice president. The wages paid for puddling was $3.00 per ton. Under the Advance rollers will be Able to make at learn a Dollar More per Day than before. Rough ers and hookers will be benefited to the extent of 30 to 60 cents. The Advance which is one of 8a per cent benefits All classes of employees. The Advance Lias brightened the business Outlook of the town for when labor receives a full compensation then business along All lines must Prosper. The Reading Iron works is an important Factor in the Industrial life of Danville. Shut Downs there Seldom occur and labor troubles Are few. When the company Felt obliged to reduce wages it took pains to convince its employees that unfavourable Market conditions rendered such a course unavoidable in order to run the works without loss. It will be remembered that the company was equally emphatic in its assurances that when better prices in the Iron Market justified it an Advance in wages would be granted. Among the employees the present raise therefore coming under the circumstances it does assists to establish a degree of Confidence in the company which May be Relie j upon to Bear Good fruit in the future. The wage earners of Danville As a class Are patient and considerate striving to make the most of their opportune ites and to work for the Public Good. They fully deserve the Advance they have just received. Howe a Samuel have raised the wages of their puddles from $3 to $3.25 per ton. Next week they will Start on double turn which will materially increase the number of men employed. Confirmation at Christ Church. With the solemn ceremony of the protestant episcopal Good sized class was confirmed at Christ Church Friday evening in the presence of a Large congregation. The Bishop of the diocese of Central Pennsylvania the it. Rev. Ethelbert Talbot was in charge of the important service. The service began at 7 30 and the choir entered promptly at that hour singing As a processional hymn a your Blest redeemer Ere he the Rector the Rev. Or. Wright conducted evening prayer Aud read the lessons. After the singing of a hymn most fitting entitled a come thou holy spirit Twenty candidates were confirmed by the Bishop. He then addressed the class earnestly reminding them of their work As faithful Church members. From the words of the fourteenth verse of the sixth chapter of St. John Bishop Talbot preached an eloquent Sermon. A then those men when they had seen the Miracle that Jesus did said a this is of a truth that Prophet that should come into the world a a made a text for a Beautiful discussion of the duties of Church members. The service closed with the recessional hymn a Onward Christian neglect Aud non support. Emanuel Keefer tuesday afternoon was arraigned before Justice Bare charged with neglect and non support of his family. The arrest was made at the instance of the poor directors of Mahou ing township. Keefer it seems was obliged to move and w As unable to secure a House. When the first of april arrived his goods were set out on the sidewalk and his family was cared for by the poor directors. It was in connection with this episode that the charge of neglect and non support came in. The Case was continued for a few Days to give the defendant a Chance to make some provision for his family. New Deputy postmaster. Sam. A. Mccoy up to saturday night last Secretary of Council and receiver of water rents monday night entered upon the position of Deputy postmaster under t. J. Price postmaster succeeding Charles p. Harder esq., who had filled the position since or. Prices appointment. It was not generally know n that such a change was contemplated and the news which came As lightning from a Clear sky created something of a Surprise and a sensation. Annex at the Heddens House. Landlord j. C. Heddens will break ground next week for an Annex 40x18 feet at the Heddens House. The addition will be two stories High and afford space for 10 bed rooms and give the hotel a 60 foot dining room. A Glass front and Glass Side facing tie court House along with a hath room and other conveniences will he placed in the hotel. The old portion will be renovated from top to Bottom repainted re papered and re carpeted. A steam heating system will be installed. Hubert Cornelison will have charge of the work. Commencement on june sixth. The High school commencement this year will take place on thursday june 6th. The baccalaureate Sermon will he preached by rabbi Adolph Meyer sunday evening june 2. Following Are the member of of the class of 1901 Gertrude Meyers Julia Argrave. Julia Atush Clarence Derr Joseph divil. Bessie Klase Maud leighow Margaret Lenhart Charles Mortimer and Jacob Geise. Up Brief mention of the doings of your friends and acquaintances. Mrs. Edward Leamy and miss Mary Leamy left yesterday for new York City to attend the funeral of their relative James Mullen. Harry s Penniwell Advance agent for the a old Arkansaw company is booming his Attia Tiou in this City for next tuesday night. Mrs. Lemuel Wells and son Thomas of new York Are visiting relatives and friends in this City. F. A. Tolver and i. S. Potts agents for the Vogel amp Deusing minstrels Are in town. Attorney c. A. Sidler of Sunbury attended court in this City yesterday. Editor Charles Randall of the a Catawissa news items was in this City yesterday. Miss Mary Abbott of Catawissa visited Danville friends yesterday. Mrs. Susana Mullen and son. Charles left yesterday for a visit in new York City. Mrs. Lewis Titel and mrs. John risen Hart visited friends in Catawissa yesterday. Miss Mary Unger of South Danville is visiting relatives in Sunbury. F. I. Johnson is transacting business in Allenton n. Mrs. Mary Martin of Shamokin visited friends in this City yesterday. Mrs. R. H. Curtis is visiting relatives in it. Carmel. Mrs. Grant Aten and two children left yesterday for Nanticoke where they take up their residence. Maurice Miller of Kantz Snyder county was a visitor to Danville yesterday. Miss Lottie Beck and miss Ella Jones of Milton spent sunday at the Home of d. C. Jones sr.,East Market Street. Samuel Moyer of Shamokin transacted business in town yesterday. Miss Mary Harris returned from a visit in Milton on saturday. Miss Helen Marks of Northumberland visited friends in Danville saturday. Miss Bertha Newbaker is visiting her brother Edward at Audenried. Mrs. James Foster left saturday evening for a visit in Scranton. Or. Edward Davis of Berwick spent sunday with his parents on Mill Street. Samuel and William Mourer with their Nephew Lee Mourer left saturday for Wichita kan., where they will Start a cattle ranch. Or. And mrs. W. S. Rishton of Bloomsburg were the guests of or. And mrs. A. Ii. Woolley on West Market Street sunday. Miss Leah Krebs of Somerset is visiting her sister mrs. Charles p. Hancock West Market Street. T. T. Wells of Scranton is a guest at the Home of the Rev. W. I. Mahoning Street. Mrs. W. C. Frick and daughter miss Bessie of Philadelphia Are visiting in Danville. Or. And mrs. Lewis Ammerman of Wilkes Barre Are visiting it the Home of or. Ammermann a parents or. And mrs. W. H. Ammerman Mill Street. Or. And mrs. Henry Shutt spent sunday in Elysburg. Theodore r. Angle is Home from Cheltenham military Academy Ogontz pa., for the easter vacation. Mrs. P. E. Maus is spending this week in Philadelphia. Mrs. I. H. Jennings and son Edward Are visiting in Philadelphia. Mrs. Frederick Linderman of Shamokin is visiting her Mother mrs. Martha Thompson Cherry Street. Walter Ostrander of Bellwood is visiting his parents in Riverside. Miss Mary Yorks a student at miss Gordon a school Philadelphia arrived Home tuesday evening for easter. William Foster of Muncy spent yesterday in town. Miss i Rene George visited Cataw Issa friends yesterday. Frank Hagenbuch of Lime Ridge was in town yesterday. Revs. H. C. Harman of. G. . S. Y ought and t. M. Phillips arrived Home from conference on the 2 21 train yesterday. Rev. J. 11. Mortimore of Hughes Ville spent last night at the Home of his father in Law councilman m. 1. L. Sechler honeymoon Street. Mrs. Fred Snyder returned to her Home in Scranton yesterday after visiting relatives in this City. Miss Mary Philips of Milton visited friends in Danville yesterday. William Robinson of Mooresburg. Was in town yesterday. Henry Billmeyer of pottsgrove was a visitor in town yesterday. Curry Fisher a student at Lehigh University. Bethlehem is Home for the easter vacation. Or. Ii. Harpel of Shamokin is visiting his brother or. E. E Harpel ferry Street. Thomas Elmea of Howellville was in Danville yesterday. Rev a. B. Bowser was in Lewisburg yesterday. Charles Zimmerman of a guest at the Home of Hon. H. M. Hinckley South Danville. Is Fine address by Hon. H. M. Hinckley sunday. Hon ii. M. Hinckley addressed the y. . A. Meeting sunday afternoon both ladies and gentlemen Taring admitted. His theme was a heroism As shown by missionaries in or. Hinckley As a speaker on religious themes As Well As on worldly topics is surpassed by few. He is an ardent advocate of foreign missions and his address sunday was marked with enthusiasm and All tie fire Aud eloquence which characterizes his Best efforts. The world loves a hero he said but is a poor judge of heroism As it is prone to waste its plaudits on the merely successful Man who May for example be the unworthy Victor in a prize fight. The last official act of the late a Ueen Victoria was to bestow a Mark of Lionor on one of her generals who for months past had been engaged in no better work than striving to crush out the last spark of Liberty that existed in the South african Republic. In the shouts for the Victor the Boer commander in his lonely exile at St. Helena is forgotten although he in risking All for the Freedom of his country is the True hero. The poor fireman dying under the crumbling Walls of the burning tenement which he entered to save human life is a truer hero than the fireman on dress Parade. The world does not Admire heroism in what it does not understand and appreciate. It laughs and scoffs at foreign missions. It is not strange therefore that the missionary is not a hero to the world. We must believe in foreign missions or ignore Jesus Christ whose last command was a go Pleach the gospel to every he Drew a touching picture of the heroism of the missionaries during the Boxer troubles in China of their Devotion to the native christians of the perils they faced and the Faith that sustained them. The missionary he held is a greater hero even than the Soldier. The latter it is True May leave Home and country and enter a foreign land to uphold the Honor of his country a Flag but Bis Devotion is not tube compared to that of the missionary who has gone just As far risking life and All to uphold an Insisi hie Flag and fight for an invisible lord. I yet in spite of All the missionary is misunderstood abused and misrepresented. Or. Hinckley concluded with the wish that the Church it Home might have More of the Devotion and heroism shown by the missionary succeed Sam a. My Cov Harry Patton elected by Council at a special meeting monday night. Harry Patton is the newly elected Secretary of the Borough and receiver of water rents to succeed Sam a. Mccoy who was so unexpectedly elevated to the position of Deputy postmaster saturday last. Council held a special meeting monday night for the purpose of Takin action on or. Mccoy a resignation and electing successor. President Kemmer occupied the chair and Sam a. Mccoy acted As Secretary. Or. Mccoy at the direction of the president read the resignation which he had tendered. It was was As follows to the members of the town Council of the Borough of Danville. Gentlemen i herewith tender my resignation As Secretary of Borough and receiver of water rents to take effect Friday april 5, 1901. Very respectfully yours Sam a. Mccoy. On motion of or. Goldsmith the resignation was accepted. There were three candidates. George r. Sechler nominated Ralph Diehl. M. I. A. Sechler named Harry Patton. William w. Davis nominated will g. Kramer. A vote was taken which resulted As follows diehls George r. Sechler Dougherty Laurer and Brant. Patton Yastine Fettermon Kemmer m. D. L. Sechler Gib amp on Goldsmith and Jones. Kramer Davis. Harry Patton receiving seven votes which constituted a majority was declared elected Secretary of the Borough and receiver of water rents. Ilis Bond was fixed at $2.000. The finance committee consisting of messes. Goldsmith Yastine and Jones on thursday night will meet to audit the accounts of the retiring Secretary. Or. Mccoy made a Short address thanking Council for what it had done for him in the past. Or. Mccoy retires with the Best wishes of every member As he has proven an efficient Aud conscientious Secretary accommodating and courteous to All who have had dealings with him. Or. Patton his successor is a member of the office Force at the stove works and is Well recommended. Terrible crime kills his Mother and his brother is still a fugitive. Oberdorf Sandel. Miss Celeste daughter of or. And mrs. George w. Sandel and John Oberdorf a Well known Young Man of Berwick were married at the brides Home on Bloom Street yesterday afternoon at 3 of clock. Rev. Or. Vav. A. Mcatee performed the ceremony. Miss Lillian Oberdorf a sister of the Groom acted As bridesmaid and Frank Sandel a brother of the Bride was groomsman. After the wedding a course dinner was served. Or. And mrs. Oberdorf left on the evening i. L. In w. Train for a Short wedding trip after which they will reside in Berwick. Among those present were or. And mrs. Peter Oberdorf and daughters miss Lillian and miss Emma Fred and Elmer Oberdorf of Berwick miss Lottie Ace of Scranton Rev. Or. And mrs. Mcatee or. And mrs. Hairy Myerly or. And mrs. David Montgomery Edward Hunt and son Sandel mrs. Mary James mrs. Joseph Diehl mrs. A. Harris misses Gertrude and Jessie map Stone misses Mariha and Agnes Pursel. A few of the changes. The appointments of the m. E. Conference were made Public yesterday. Rev. Ii. C. Harman returns to St. Paul a Rev. O. G. Heck goes to Duke Street York and is succeeded at Trinity by Rev. N. E. C. . F. S. Bought goes to Ridge Avenue York and is succeeded at St. Peters by r. J. Allen late of Silverbrook. Rev. J. E. Ott succeeds Rev. T. M. Phillips at Washington Iville Rev. Phillips goes to to Lisburg. Rev. F. S. Vought and Rev. Heck both of whom go to York regard their appointments in the Light of a promotion. Miss Ella Lunger passes away. Miss Ella Lunger daughter of or. And mrs. Samuel Lunger died at her Home on West Mahoning Street at 12 30 of clock monday morning. Miss Lunger was 36 years of age. She had been ill for ten weeks death being due to acute gastritis and Catarrh of the stomach. Besides her parents she is survived by an eleven year old son Roy two Sisters mrs. Harry Stettler of Johnstown mrs. Minnie Turner of this City and one brother Thomas e. Lunger of Brooklyn n. V. Easter services. At St. Paul a m. E. Church on easter sunday morning the choir will sing several new anthems. Mrs. 11. C. Harman will sing a Soprano Solo and Herbert Wyle will play a violin selection. In the evening there will he special music and miss Mary Evans will sing a Solo. A pleasant Surprise. The sixty ninth birthday of Levi allege monday night was celebrated at his a Home ferry and Spruce streets in a Way that did full Honor to the event. The party was gotten up As a Surprise and the object was accomplished too for a More surprised Man than or. Al Leger it would have been hard to find As his friends began to drop in not one by one but by half dozens and dozens until the House was filled. A Fine supper was served but not the least interesting feature of the event was the performance of an old time orchestra whose soothing strains were in evidence during the entire evening. Samuel Mottern was first violinist William Wallace second violinist and Benjamin spoils org nudist. Or. Allier received a handsome Morris Clair As a present from the guests. These were present William Davis and wife Benjamin Spotts and wife Henry Grove and wife e. L. Aten am wife Augustus Meyers and wife mrs. Margaret Hoffman miss Minnie Hoffman or. And mrs. Hill mrs. William Farnsworth mgt. Edward Gibson or and mrs. George w. Roat or. S. Y. Thompson Frank Yeager m. D. 1. Sechler Joseph a. Shannon Robert Miller William Lloyd John f. Grove Aud William Aten. Girls painful injury. Miss Winifred Rainier a Domestic in the employ of or. I. H. Jennings West Market Street met wit i an unfortunate Accident on Friday afternoon. She was doing some Woik that necessitated the use of a step ladder and to steady herself while standing upon it she grasped a clothes line Hook. In some manner she slipped and tie Hook caught her hand tearing the flesh from the Middle of the Rig it hand to the Middle of the Little Finger. It was necessary to insert nine stitches to close the wound. Sock social. The stick social at the first Baptist Church this evening promises to he a very interesting event. The following persons will participate in the musical i program mrs. Scarlet mrs. Ii. Huber a mrs. Herrington mrs. Sober mrs. Long Enberger miss Maggie Ammerman i messes. Herrington Myerly Sowers i Mclain Charles Lyon professor cd Arev. Will j. Rogers will Render a recitation. Dressmakers Are up to their ears in. Business this week in order to Complete a the work promised for easter. Scott Flar line. Michael i. Scott and miss Alice Hart line both of this City were married tuesday evening. The ceremony took place at the Home of the Bride Bloom Street at 8 of clock Kev. George e. Limbert officiating. Miss Minnie James was bridesmaid David Morgan acted As Best Man. The Groom is an attache of Castle Grove and is Well and favourably known. The Bride is a very estimable Young lady also Well known. Or. And mrs. Scott will reside on Bloom Street. Friendly tussle with result. Isaac Forred Welch Hill met with an unfortunate Accident saturday. He was indulging in a Friendly tussle at the Reading Iron works when he received an injury in the Side. He did not consider it very serious at first but his Side became More painful yesterday and or. Kimerer was called in. An examination revealed the fact that a rib was broken. A former resident dead. Word was received in this City yesterday of the death of James Mullen of new York formerly a resident of this City. Or. Mullen was about 65 years of age. He left Danville nearly 30 years ago. While a resident Here he was employed As roller at the Reading Iron works and reside 1 on 1�?Tine Street. He is a brother of mrs. Edward Leamy on Northumberland Street. The funeral will be held today. News of a sorrowful tragedy in which a Young Man previously of Good character shot and killed his Mother and his brother reached this City tuesday morning. The scene of the double murder was a farm lying among the Hills one mile West of Kline Grove Northumberland county owned and occupied by Samuel Gulick. The victims of the tragedy were mrs. Amy Gulick Mother of the family aged 70 years Ami Philip Gulick a son aged 27 years. The murderer was John Gulick an elder brother whose age is 32 years. The murderer and his two victims Are Well known in this City. Mrs. John ii. Bower 603 Bloom Street is a daughter of the murdered woman Aud sister of John and Philip Gulick. Mrs. Myra Mettler who resides with mrs. Bower is the Mother of the woman murdered. The Best account of the tragedy and the circumstances leading up to it can be gathered from the testimony of Samuel Gulick husband and father of the victims As presented at Theca Rouere a inquest which took place shortly before noon. A after partaking of the morning meal Between 6 30 and 7 of clock a or. Gulick said �?o1 asked John to go along to Sun Bury to do some work. He said he would not go and 1 went out to the Baru where Philip bad preceded me. When i returned to the House Mother was trying to get John to go along and told him that lie should go to work or if not be would have to find another place to Board. A i told him the same thing and be did not reply but the next instant i heard the crack of a revolver and Mother fell to the floor without uttering a word. I said to him a John you have shot your he then went for me and pointed the gun directly at me. I managed to get by him and going out on the porch held the door shut fearing for my life. He made to Effort to come after me but went to the front of the House and left by the front door and going to the barn Yard fired another shot and then walked Down the Lane. Going to the barn Yard i found Philip shot through the heart lying on the ground dead. I then called for ii. F. Moore who resides near the Gulick farm saw the murderer escape. He said a i was at the barn getting out the team preparing to do some blowing suddenly i heard two pistol shots there being not much time Between the first and second shot. Looking towards Gulicki a where it seemed the shooting had taken place i heard or. Gulick Call. While crossing the intervening fiend i noticed John Gulick walking leisurely Down the Lane As if nothing out of the Ordinary had happened. When i reached where or. Gulick was standing he pointed to Philip and said John had shot Phil. The body Lay inside the barn Yard and i carried it outside the Gate. Or. Gulick then took me to the House and pointing to mrs. Gulick said John shot Mother John Gulick the murderer is 32 years of age. While it is difficult to reconcile a crime of such heinous Ness with a sane mind there is nothing to indicate that the Man was mentally irresponsible at the time of the shooting. He suffered with grip during the Winter but apparently had recovered. He frequently accused his parents of doing More for the rest of the children than for him especially for Philip the victim of the shooting who was subject to fits. At times John would act very meanly leaving borne for a Day or longer at a time and returning refuse to Tell where he had been. He was not anxious to work although Strong and in Good health. On the evening preceding the murder he circulated about the store and Telegraph office at Kline Grove appearing perfectly rational Ami collected. Some two weeks ago he was in this City calling upon his sister. During the afternoon of that Day he spent two or three hours with Edward Corman at the latter store Market and Pine streets. Or. Corman says he was the last Man in the world with whom one would associate a foul murder. There was no quarrel at the time of shooting. Mrs. Gulick was engaged in removing the breakfast dishes when she was shot Down. The most perplexing feature of the affair is the utter absence of apparent motive. The murderer s foot Steps were traced to the Railroad. Thence it is supposed he tramped toward Riverside As he could not have gone Down the track without being discovered. Acting upon this theory chief of police minced foyer and the relatives in this City were notified tuesday morning. The murderer failed to put in an appearance Here or elsewhere however and up to a late hour last night he had not been captured. His revolver tuesday he still had with him and it is quite probable that Over come with remorse he May have sought Relief in suicide. Chief of police Mettler of Sunbury with a searching party had not Given up the Hunt at a late hour yesterday. They had scarcely reached Sudbury tuesday when a report reached there that the murderer had been captured at South Danville. The Story created intense excitement about town until proven untrue the police of All the neighbouring towns have been notified and Are on the Alert. Meanwhile the aged husband and father so woefully bereaved and stricken has the sympathy of the Public wherever the Story of the tragedy has been heard. Job printing the office of the american being furnished with a Large assortment of Job letter and fancy Type and Job material generally the publisher announces to the Public that he is prepared at All times to execute in the neatest manner Job printing of All kinds and desorption. Of Quot get our prices before place your programs at the churches the special music will be a features sunday school exercises. Kaster sunday will be rendered impressive throughout Danville by the excellent music in most of our churches. At the lutheran Episcopalian presbyterian and Catholic churches the programs will be exception daily Beautiful this year. The following easier pro Gram will be rendered at Trinity lutheran Church easter sunday evening at 7 of clock by the sunday school processional Quot a song of Triumph invocation and lords prayer the school. recitation of apostle screed the school. song of easier responsive scripture heading. Solo and chorus.�?o0, Story Sweet Ulrich the gales Solo and the song your Joy abound up time chorus a the Angel at the Tomb easter offering. , o ring closing us 0 father Benediction. The primary department will also have a program consisting of songs choruses recitations Etc. At Pine Street lutheran Church at 7 30 p. M. The following program will be rendered accompanied by an orchestra of seven pieces introductory processional. Piaster Bells. Introit. Gloria Patri. Prayer. Hymn. A to How shall i receive him recitation Horoscope. is this a responsive Reading. Singing a Hosanna to the son of David Reading scripture math. 27 57-61. , sleep dear lord easter longing responsive Reading math. 28 1-10. Anthem."1 am he that liveth and for nits singing. A Joy Joy to the world today recitation. A the children of Jerusalem a a primary department. Easter Little grave living Christ address by pastor. Offering. Responsive Reading a i would not have you to be ignorant by Ethern singing by school we shall meet again Benediction. easters Are marching on these exercises will be under the direction of prof. J. T. Oberdorf to which the Public Are cordially invited. The services at Christ episcopal Church on Kaster sunday will be of a High order and full of interest. The easter morning prayer will be held at six of clock at which time the following program will be rendered processional hymn. Anthem a Christ our passover a a Thomas a Gloria in jubilate and recessional hymn. At 6 45 a. M. There will be a Celebration of the holy communion. The second Celebration of the holy communion will be held at eight o clock and at 10 30 there will be a choral communion service. The Woodward mass in a will be rendered at this service. Appropriate hymns will be Sung and the Rector will preach a Sermon. The even song will be held at 7 30 p. M. At this service there will be a Sermon and the choir will sing an Anthem. The choir of the Mahoning presbyterian Church will Render an excellent Praise service on easter sunday evening at 7 30 of clock. The program follows our passover Holden. . Soprano to glory a miss Ammerman. . Scarlet miss Jame son Walter Russel and Charles Shelhart. the thorny path of baritone Lyon is risen from Rossi s a a vespers a Norris. At the morning service the pastor will preach an easter Sermon and the choir will sing an Anthem entitled Quot he is risen a by Schilling. Miss Jameson will sing Quot life resurrection a a very pretty Soprano Solo. At the Trinity m. E. Church on easter sunday evening the Sabbath school will Render the following interesting program prayer by the pastor. Responsive resurrection Day of gladness Brcak eth. Chorus a Praise the our Saviour is not sleeping. Responsive glory of the the Kaster offering. Responsive , the Light of the move address by the pastor. Offertory. Greenland a icy responsive s kingdom chorus. A ship of closing Victory

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