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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - April 26, 1906, Danville, PennsylvaniaLome Pajer for me i lie circulation a a a tins paper is in Rea Siim rapidly it will a you. Tiv Curtisf in tile a subscription $1 per year state Library. R so this country will never re int Larkly free until it supplies All its own demand with its own . A it a 17 a n Villa. 1�a., till in Day april 21�, 1�hm5. Established in 1855 i u Irving ii .11 a macs. i / i. V t., a v. It Quot it u. A a v. Job printing the office the american being furnished with a Large assortment Job letter and fancy Type and Job material generally the publisher announces the Public that he is prepared at All times execute in the neatest manner. Job printing fall kinds and description Sermon id 1 a Iii it a. H 4.v. My i r., in a i. 11 a if slow 1�1 a Llor. I a a ski Wilty. Or i a re v 2b v l. A Ltd a la old in personal new Speed Law a runaway 1,1 school Board sensed news. Sorrow in h bitter but helpful cite. Auto its general la condemn the few who drive their ears reckless la through the Street the chronic critic has few real Friend. The new Hospital at Scranton has Bra a a completed and will be open for insertion the Public april 28. A Good work Well planned. Chester has a ten Indore Roosevelt who in evidently nut patterning after his illustrious namesake for Chester a Theodore spent a night in the lockup charged with drunkenness and disorderly conduct. All american indeed All the world alls at the news from san Francisco. The suffering and the privations the homeless have been beyond description and will continue for a Long tune. So Send in your contributions. The Trout season and the Shad season Are both in full blast you can buy had. Another blow for the superstitious the California earthquake did not occur the 13th Friday. Humanity Calls for Aid. That should be enough open the hardest heart stupid is working overtime but j Doe Guy seem mind it in the least. Kansas City has just completed her first year under the new regime which keeps the Saloon it closed sunday and the chief police testifies that sunday arrests have been reduced so Leer cent Minneapolis following a similar policy reports a decrease in sunday arrests almost As marked. Awful suspicion that we Are decadent is forced u it no one when it is noted that in 1h77 a Man robbed a Brooklyn Bank $106,000, while nigh 30 year after his son tackled the same institution and Only get away with $34,000. The persons who discarded their w inter garments at the approach Spring resumed them yesterday if they Are As Wise As Thev ought he. April Lias been wearing a very sour countenance late april Snow storms make july onions. How do you like a dash Winter in the Spring Over 600 Farmers have sown their a ats during the week in Berks county. Education is most effective when directed along natural lines. The regular monthly meeting the ladies auxiliary the y. C. A. Will be held this evening in the parlor the y. M c. A. At 7 30 clock. Business importance be transacted butlers two Lone chinese restaurants gave i�1 apiece for the san Iran Cisco fund the Williamsport was raising Relief Money is the get there Way. President Castro Venezuela is said be recovering from an attack paralysis and that acting president Gomez Punu celebrating his accession office. Lost $35,000 m a cock fight. A pretty set rulers they have in the Petty venezuelan Republic. A just now Young men Are not so anxious go West and blow up with the country Rev. John Sherman preached the Odd Fellows in the first Baptist Church sunday morning. The Serin leached the order is an annual event looked Forward with interest by the members the fraternity Rev. Sherman a Sermon yesterday was an Able and appropriate Effort. Which won Many compliments from the Odd Fellows present. One Hundred Ami five members the order taking in the two local lodges heard the Sermon. They marched in a body from their rooms in City Hall the first Baptist Church where eleven seats in the front half the auditorium had been reserved for them. On the March the Church . J no. Sweisfort acted As marshal. Rev. John Sherman Jastor the first Baptist Church is a member Montour Lodge. No. 100, i. O. O. F., and tills the position chaplain. The Church was very appropriately decorated for the occasion with Flowers and hags. Over the pulpit the Wall was stretched a Large piece Canvas trimmed with flags which was printed a Welcome i. O. O. A Rev. Sherman announced As his text Matthew 12th chapter 50th verse for whosoever shall do the will my father which is in heaven the same is my brother the speaker dwelt at length and very appropriately the motto the order a Friendship love and in the struggle with human Greet and selfishness and other sins that beset the world he said he believed that along with the Church and the schools the fraternal organizations and especially Odd Fellowship will become a wonderful agencies and will assist in bringing the world Back god. In Honor the occasion the choir rendered special music a High order. Death Frank Sechler. Franklin Sechler an old citizen the town and a representative one our very oldest families Deji arted this life monday evening. The deceased had been in feeble health for some time. He was afflicted with heart trouble so that while unable Lead a very Active life he was still Able move about. As late As yesterday Forenoon he walked Down town. About 12 clock he was taken quite ill hut soon recovered somewhat and Between one Ami two clock a lunch. Later he was seized with another had attack and about 5.30 clock he passed Nav. The deceased was the son Jacob Sechler who was a Soldier in the War 1812, and a Pioneer this Section. He Hill eight Brothers and one sister All leading and Well known people in their Day. The Brothers were Abram Samuel Jacob Charles. Alem James and Lafayette. These Are All deceased with the possible exception James who when last heard from was in Louisiana. His whereabouts at present if living Are not known Here. Mrs. Thomas oxen Mother Jacob s. Coxey ,o.,now deceased was a sister Franklin Sechler. The deceased was aged 80 years one month and one Day. He spent his entire life in Danville. During his younger Davs lie was a Moulder hut he was Best known the people the present generation As a livery stable keep a. Latterly he drove a cab. Or. Sechler is survived by his widow and a Sou and daughter Clark Sechler Philadelphia and Barbara a. Mrs. Mckinney this City. He is also survived by seven grandchildren Clyde and John Sechler Philadelphia and Maude Abbie Frank May and William Mckinney this City there Are two great grandchildren sons Civile Sechler Philadelphia. A cherries Are Ripe had a Fine exemplification in the remarkable auction the first Box this luscious fruit from California in Philadelphia yesterday where $2,500 was realized from the Sale cherries at $100 each for the Relief the san Francisco sufferers. Henceforth the will North Mill Street near Trio steam have strictly observe the Speed limit grist Mill sunday afternoon a was the Laid Down by the new Law in passing scene two serious driving accidents a i Thev will sex which occurred be than one fourth. As the result the Foster and wife were very painfully if not seriously injury 1 Edas a result the second Robert Williams sustained a broken rib. Or. And mrs. Foster took a drive in the country sunday afternoon and the Accident occurred about half past i four clock just As they were driving in North Mill Street their return Home. They had scarcely crossed the p. Amp Track when the horse a Large through our Boron pose themselves the danger arrest an hour apart a communication was received from first lion. James Borough solicitor k. S. Gearhart calling attention the important Law passed at the last legislature hut which did not go into effect until the beginning this year. He particularly emphasized the portions regulating the Speed and signals automobiles in passing through boroughs and defining the duties policemen in arresting persons for violating the provisions. The excessive and dangerous rate j spirited Grey began prance and Saieed at which Many strangers have plunge although . Foster seemed Able control him. As they approached the grist Mill however the horse swerved Over toward tie Mill and came within an Ace dashing the buggy against two Large Telegraph poles. The next moment the horse was beyond the Drivers control and Side Hart lines Blacksmith shop. Stud cd by their injuries and the Force the Lall they Lay by the Road Side while the horse dragging the buggy after him dashed up Chambers Street. Them were a few eve witnesses Home baking with Royal i baking powder the United states agricultural department has issued and circulates free i a valuable report giving the results elaborate experiments made by and under the direction the department a hich show the great saving from baking at Home As compared with Cost buying at the Bakers. Aii bread cake biscuit Cullers Etc., Are very much Irmsher cleaner cheaper and More wholesome when made at Home with Royal baking powder. Tovak Sakino poofs co new York been passing through this town automobiles the solicitor said is a matter Public condemnation. The two principal danger Points emphasized Are the turn from Bloom Street into Mill Street and at the Northern Entrance the River Bridge. The Secretary read the most important provisions the act which limits the Speed automobiles in passing through boroughs Anil cities a mile in six minutes. Outside the corporate limits any City Borough rhe lawful rate Speed is limited one mile in three minutes. It was shown that a policeman Constable May arrest upon View without warrant any person persons violating any provision this act. On motion . Vastine it was ordered that the now Law in strictly enforced by our chief police. In order that arrests for fast running a it be legally made it was ordered that two Stop watches one for Earli police Many lie procure a by the Borough defective Brick. On motion Dietz seconded by . Eisenhart it was ordered that the committee streets and Bridges accompanied by d. Rogers the contractor inspect Mill Street and make an estimate the n umber defective Brick in the pavement. Mill Street cd 1.vert. On motion . Buyer seconded by . Jacobs it was ordered that tie pavement the Mill Street Culvert june 1st., be taken up by d. Rog ers and repaid a Enn Arenfly at the pro per Grade. On motion . was ordered that the Dauville Aud Bloom a a Quot a trolley company la notified he hand when the work begins and raise the track As required conform with the Grade. New helmets. On motion . Jacobs it was ordered that new helmets suitable for summer he procured for our two policemen. Fire appropriations. On motion i Sweisfort it was ordered that the quarterly appropriation due the fire department he paid and that the Secretary draw orders in favor the different fire companies for their respective amounts. About an armory. Captain j. Beaver Gearhart appealed before Council in the interest a site for an armory. He asked that a movement be set foot looking the securing a site which should lie donated by the town. The state is erecting Twenty thousand Dollar armoires in towns the size Danville and he feels sure that those places will be the first favored which show enough interest in the matter provide a site. On motion . Jacobs it was ordered that the committee Public improvements co operate with Captain Gearhart in an Effort procure a site for an armory. Will sell hand engine. On motion . Jacobs seconded by . Russell it was ordered that the old disused hand engine in charge the Friendship fire company be offered for Sale by the Borough. Four More arcs. On motion . Sweisfort it was ordered that four additional arc lights be installed one West Mahoning bituminous Coal Street one Walnut Street one Kail Road Street and at Cedar and front streets. Incandescent lights were ordered placed Mowrey Street and Clinton Street. The following members were present Gibson Vastine. Sweisfort Boyer Angle Russell Dietz Bedea Finnigan Jacobs Eisenhart. Mrs. Elizabeth Carr who has been spending the Winter with her daughter mrs John James at Pittsburg has returned Danville. Or. And mrs. P. 12. Maus and w. Baldy have returned from a sojourn at hot Springs North Carolina an Chat Auoora Tennessee. Frank Billmeyer and sons Griffith and Earl Mexico spent sunday with . And mrs. James 2. Coddens at the Heddens House. Miss Elsie Snyder Sunbury spent sunday As the guest miss Maud Seidel honeymoon Street. Henry Lowe and family Trevor ton spent sunday at the Home Lafayette Haas Mowrey Street. Miss Helen deep has returned this City after spending the Winter with friends and relatives in new York City Scranton and Kingston. Mrs. John James Anil son Allen Pittsburg Are visiting mrs. James. A il1 Nan amp c in session app0int_a Kech Ihk a a contract arriving at the Mill he swung around. Uncle. C. E. Welliver Sidler Hill. The Corner into Hambers Street. As Wilbur summons and Howard he turned flu buggy upset and . And Brown 0f heading spent sunday with mrs. Loster were thrown out along friends in Danville. Miss Bertha Cromwell returned yesterday from a visit with friends in Wilkes Barre and Plymouth. Norman Beyer Valley township transacted business in this City yester the affair who immediately rushed Day. The spot Aud assisted . And mrs. Foster arise. Both were bleeding profusely from wounds about the head and seemed he pretty badly injured. Or. Foster was immediately driven Home in a buggy while mrs. Foster was taken into the residence Matthew Ryan where her injuries were temporarily dressed and she was kindly taken care until a Carriage arrived and she was conveyed her Home. Meanwhile the runaway horse was caught Welsh Hill by William Shutt and returned his stable. Oddly enough the buggy which soon righted itself after tin upset was not broken any extent. Or. Aud mrs. Foster were treated by . Oglesby . Curry and . Patten. The extent Oftle injuries were soon determined. Or. Foster sustained a Cut the left Side his head which necessitated three stitches he also sustained a Bruise Over his left Eye As Well As a Bruise his should Ano me Wulw i lie re were also several bad abrasions about his body while he complained pains in his Back. Mrs. Fosters worst injuries consisted a Scalp wound the Back her head and a painful Bruise Over her left eve. There were the remains an old Gutter where the buggy was overturned and . And mrs. Foster struck the cobble stones which accounts for the manner in which they were Cut and bruised. Before the excitement subsided the second Accident occurred. Robert Williams and John Patton were driving Down from the crossing and when at very nearly the same spot the horse a Small animal trod ii it a round Stone which caused him tall. He was twisting along at a brisk Pace and As he stumbled the momentum caused him turn a Complete somersault. As he performed this remarkable stunt . Williams who was driving went Over the dash Hoard head first and struck tin Cross piece the shafts after which he fell the ground and Lay with the struggling horse. Or. Patton a As quickly As he could get out the Carriage sprung the horses head Aud held him Down until help arrived after which he was a hitched. The shafts the buggy were broken. Or. Williams was taken the Home his parents Spruce Street when it was discovered that one his ribs was a broken. Death hrs. Sarah Hoffman. Mrs. Sarali e. Hoffman departed this life shortly after 11 clock tuesday night at her Home no. 121 West Market Street. She had been in feeble health since last fall when she was seized with an attack grip. It was Only during a few Days past that her condition was critical and death came As quite a Shock. The deceased was seventy years old. She was the widow id Edward Goben Hoffman who died eight years ago. She was a widely known and highly esteemed woman who will he very greatly missed. Sin is survived by one daughter mrs. William Gray Wil Liams. Before marriage the deceased was miss Sarah e. Mettler a a Horn in Rush township n it thu in Ltd Laud county but lived in Danville during All her married life. The funeral will he Hel l Fri it la it 2 p. And will he private Rev . W. I steins former pastor Mahoning presbyterian Church will conduct the funeral service. Inter ment will be made in Fairview reme Terv. May use soft goal. There is a Bare two months Supply Coal hand at the water works which Means that in Case a miners strike any duration the Borough May be driven the extremity us Washer Coal even if that article can be procured As shown by past Erjie Ruments is a poor make shift and proves costly in the end. River Coal was relied upon during the previous miners strike but conditions As relate this product have changed very much since then. Whatever River Coal exists still lies in the Bottom the Stream and there is no certainty a Ither As the Quantity available the Success that May attend an attempt extract it. It May be relied upon however that tin water works will be kept in operation and that the Borough will have Light. When it is explained however that one car Load Coal hardly suffice keep the water works running a week some idea May be formed the problem relating Ful that our water commissioners May have face before the i Inonu r is Over. Edward Harris Kansas City is visiting at tie Home his Mother mrs. Isabel Harris. No. 2, upper Mulberry Street. Gathercole Boyer Plymouth arrived yesterday for a visit with friends in this City. Mrs. W. L. Myerly Middletown. N. Y., and mrs. Brader this City will leave today for a visit with friends in Wilkes Barre. David Thomas Burnham was a Danville visitor yesterday. Miss Anna Lovett left yesterday for a visit at Binghamton new York. Rev. Aud mrs. Harry Minsker spent yesterday with friends at Lewisburg. William a Mortimer passes away. William Mortimer another old resident Danville yesterday passed from Earth. He was afflicted with heart trouble and had been in failing health for u. Your Lite Uruu a j Ever Only for three four Days. Hope was abandoned during tuesday night Aud at 1 30 yesterday afternoon the end came. William Mortimer was a native England hut came this country in 1850. He settled in Danville Aud remained Here until his death. For forty years he followed the occupation puddling Anil was employed at the Plant now known As the Reading Iron works. For Over thirty years he was a member Trinity m. K. Church and was a consistent Aud zealous Christian. He never chewed nor smoked nor drank intoxicating liquors. It is said that he did not know the taste these. The deceased was a widower his wife preceding him the grave twelve years ago. He was aged 88 years and two Days Aud is survived by two sons and Oue daughter Samuel Mortimer Danville Rev. H. Mortimer pastor third Street methodist Church Williamsport and Julia mrs. Joseph Diehl this City. William Mortimer descended from an old English family. His father John Mortimer was in the English Navy for forty years. He was present at the Battle Trafalgar in 1805 Aud had the Honor seizing lord Nelson As lie fell mortally wounded. Like his son who spent his life in Danville he was Quot temperate Aud abstemious Aud either Drauk chewed for smoked. From 1805 the end his Days he was pensioned by the British government in recognition the services he rendered the wounded Admiral lord Nelson. The funeral will take place Friday at 8 p. From the Trinity m. E. Church. Interment will be made in the reformed cemetery. At a meeting the school Board Mon night it was decided extend an invitation Hon. Fred Ikeler Bloomsburg deliver an address at a the High school commencement be held in the court House the night the 25th. Of May. Borough superintendent Gordy explained that an innovation had been planned for the coming commencement relieving the evening exercises some the essays Aud class addresses which will he included in the class Day program rendered during the afternoon. The plan met with the hoards approval and it was decided cast about for a speaker reputation whose address would be suitable the Casio and prove an inspiration the graduates. Hon. Fred Ikeler was immediately suggested As a speaker who is rapidly rising into prominence. On motion . Fischer the Borough superintendent was instructed correspond with . Ikeler see whether he could be secured for the occasion. On motion . Pursel is was ordered that the teachers the Borough schools be allowed take up a collection among the pupils for the Benefit the san Francisco sufferers. The action was taken in response a request from the teachers that such a collection be permitted. Or. Trumbower reported that he had purchased 50 feet Hose for the first and second Ward buildings each at 11 cents per foot be used in Case fire and other emergencies. The printing committee was authorized have 8500 promotion cards printed. Rev. L. D. Ulrich has accepted the invitation preach the baccalaureate Sermon the High school graduates. Or. Fischer called attention the great number window Paues broken in the first Ward building. The building Aud repair committee was instructed replace the Glass and collect the Cost from persons breaking them when known. The following members were present Adams Orth Pursel Burns Haring Heiss Fischer Trumbower Werk Heiser. The following Hills were ordered sea ciders and janitors. #1780.uu w h. Orth 50.00 Adams express go. 2.05 american Book go g. O. Groff. William Miller. Miles Welch. A Short session court was held yesterday Forenoon with president judge c. C. Evans and associates Blee a and Wagner the Bench. The Prin 7.12 3.80 2.00 the contract for the heat Light Aud Power Plant at the Lio Spital for the insane yesterday was awarded Buchli Cipal business hand was the baud Anan amp company Philadelphia the ing Down an opinion in re petition contract Price being #73,702. Of h. Saville amp co. It al., for a the proposals Over a dozen in nuni a ointment receiver for the Danville her have been under consideration for and Sunbury Street railway company a couple weeks. At a meeting opinion the court the building committee the Boardm a. Held in Philadelphia last Friday All the petitioners presented their preliminary Matt. Were arranged petition the court the 20th Dav a,., e ,. A a and yesterday nothing remained Todo february 1908, setting Forth inter a but formally award the contract Alia that the Danville Aud Sunbury death Joseph Weniger. Word was received in this City last evening the death at Philadelphia yesterday Joseph Weniger Sou . Ami mrs. Andrew Weniger who resilient Spring Aud a streets this City. Joseph was a Young Man lain Aud i is in Danville who went Phil a Leigh in reside several years ago. Id parents loft Danville Only yesterday morning for a trip Germany. The sad news their songs death stopped their journey. They will return Danville today outline 1 clock Reading train bringing with them the remains Ali air son. Want sewer connections. The Thomas Beaver free Library building Aud especially that portion devoted the y. G. A. Is put great inconvenience at present owing the fact that the big cesspool in the cellar has become filled up. There seems 110 Relief in sight except by connecting with the Borough sewer which it present in the direction the Library tends no further than West Mahoning Street. It is said that at its next meeting Council will find itself confronted with a petition for sewer connection at the Library which if granted will mean the Extension the sewer out East Mahoning Street ferry Street and up ferry the Library when the Library was built the cesspool was constructed under the building and it has been in service during the Twenty years that have elapsed. Whether the situation is relieved by sewer Extension by some other Little work will he involved and it May be quite a while he fore tilings Are in Good working order Al out the building. The scientists Are trying explain both Vesuvius Ami san Francisco hut Weir explanations Are largely theories. The Day before mount Pelee vomited Forth destruction the thousands at her foot a scientist assured the inhabitants St. Pierre that there was no danger. An appreciation Cap Johnson editor american will you please allow me a member Captain Joseph h. Johnson a company space Pav a Small tribute Bis Worth As a Man Comrade and Friend. He was a demonstrative yet lie was faithful in the performance every duty which devolved upon him. In his business relations he was integrity itself. He was a ardent member the lutheran Church and by his consistent life bore testimony the Faith that was in him. He was a True Friend As we who knew him Best most affectionately Bear witness while his benefactions an never be known. He never let these out the world but his hand was always out those who were in need. In the society his fellow men lie was at All times a most Welcome companion. His service in the army from �?T81 �?T85, endeared him every member company a 93rd a. Vols. Always mindful the men under him Aud always doing everything possible in his Power for their Comfort. While strict in discipline yet kind and affectionate. He was a valued member the Community in which he lived. Every one thought Well him. His door was always open and no one was turned empty handed away. Yes Joseph h. Joli Sou was preeminently a private citizen. Privacy was not Only the habit his outward conduct hut he carried the noblest Quality manhood into every walk life. His Home was an Ideal Oue. There happiness Aud love reigned supreme. Joe we will miss you. Miss you at our annual reunions we will miss your cheery correspondence. But we Piave the satisfaction knowing that yours was a life that it was Well that it Lead been lived. Fearless in the hour danger patriotic Aud ready at All times if necessary give tip life for the preservation the Guiou. By your help you helped Peri Etuate a government tended by god As a a a government the people Aud for the people. A you have left us Only for a Little while. We expect that you Are now with those in the other camping ground where taps Are never sounded where love dwell Etli forever. Good have Joe it will not be Long until All the boys will meet you the other Side the great Divide. John 1�?T. Howe. Of Street railway company is a corporation created under the Art Assembly May 14, 1889, and the amendments thereto that they Are creditors the Danville Aud Sunbury Street railway company Aud that said Street railway company is insolvent. That the Street railway company Lias confessed judgment Charles p. Hancock in Trust for the sum $45,847.41 for certain creditors the Street railway company that execution was issued said judgment Aud that All the corporate franchises rights and personal property belonging tie said corporation were levied upon and advertised be sold at sheriffs Sale february 23, 1906 that the said Street railway company had not made an assignment for the Benefit its creditors and that it was for the Best interest tie creditors the Street railway company that a receiver be appointed take charge the assets rights Aud franchises said corporation the end that the same May not he lost through the Ordinary course a sheriff s Sale. A you the same Day a Rule was granted show cause Why a receiver should not be granted As prayed for. Answer has been made under oath by the Danville Aud sub urn Street railway Eom Pauy admitting that the petitioners Are creditors Aud that the Street railway Eom Pauy is insolvent Aud denying that it is for the Best interest All the creditors that a receiver be appointed Aud further averting that the judgment confessed Charles p. Hancock in Trust for the sum $45.847.41 and the execution issued thereon is in effect an assignment for the Benefit creditors and that the appointment a receiver would be detrimental the creditors the corporation and the corporation it fat Ksn a i a a Street railway conserve that there is no purpose for which a receiver could be appointed which will not be accomplished by a sheriffs Sale that the petitioners and All other creditors Are protected by the judgment confessed and that it was for their Protection and for Weir payment that the judgment was confessed and the execution issued and that the appointment a receiver would be inexpedient Aud harmful. A a the appoint meet a receiver is the exercise a Power in Aid a proceeding in equity. The court must he convinced that it is needful and is the appropriate Means securing a proper end. Snob an appointment is a Strong measure Aud not he exercised the opinion stated that tie court found from tie evidence that the judgment confessed Charles p. Hancock in Trust for $45,847.41 was confessed for the Benefit All tie creditors the Street railway company including tie petitioners that tie Street railway company is insolvent Aud that it would not be for the Best interest the cred tors tie Danville amp Sunbury Street railway company appoint a receiver at this time. �?~1 we can see Good purpose be served accomplished by appointing a several authorities were quoted in this connection. A a no harm can come the petitioners if we permit the sheriff proceed with the Sale because tie amount tie petitioners claim is erroneously stated in tie judgment confessed Charles p Hancock in Trust. All creditors the in solvent corporation Are entitled share pro rata in tie distribution tie proceeds. Tie appointment a receiver is in tie discretion tie court not be exercised arbitrarily Dou tingly hut Only where it is Clear that it is needful Aud is tie appropriate Means securing a proper end. And now april 25, 19isi, Rule is Dis charged. Charles g. Evans p. J motion William Kase West exceptions were noted for the petitioners Aud the Dill was sealed by tie court. Just what tie status affairs relat aug tie Street railway company at present is not Clear. Tie petitioners can Appeal tie Case in Twenty Days. Such action would tie up proceedings for nearly a year. Only six members the Hoard were present h. Sci Coli this City . B. H. Detwiler Williamsport w. Shay Watsontown Howard Lyon huglie3ville . Shoemaker Wilkes Barre and . Vounell Scran Tou. The contract awarded Buchanan amp company relates exclusively the equipment the Plant boilers eni Gines dynamos electrical motors wiring steam fitting Aud everything that goes make a first class Plant Witti tie exception the building accommodate the system which it is stated will lie awarded in the very near future. The building will be 108x50 feet Oue Story Twenty feet in height. The building will be Brick the Walls he 13 inches thick. It is stated that our local contractors will represented among the bidders for the construction the building. Buchanan amp company have contracted have the work completed in 120 Days from the time that the contract is signed. Tie trustees will see it that the building is ready receive the machinery Etc., in due time. The firm which the contract was awarded is Well known and stands High As contractors. It did All the work at the Bellevue Stratford in Philadelphia. It built the court House at Camden n. J., and is now engage Eil tie Power House at John Wana makers and at the Curtis publishing company a buildings in Philadelphia. The work at each the latter places embraces an underground conduit masterly construction. America is grateful Europe tor proffered help for the san Francisco sufferers hut we venture say Europe will not care As Well for the sufferers from the recent eruption it. Vesuvius As this country will care for the victims last week s calamity the Pacific coast. Letter from Jos. A. Steinmetz. A couple letters have been received at the Danville National Hank from the Pennsylvania Branch the american red Gross Oue Jofh Tgu Ebua urges that a local red Cross society be organized in Danville assist in the present work raising Money for san Francisco and assist in keeping a Large fund in the National Treasury ready for future emergencies the same kind. The letter reads it is True that the newspapers Aud Independent sources have done wonderful work Aud that the United states has responded beyond anything that the world has Ever witnessed. At the same time the catastrophe is the greatest that has Ever come the civilized world and the Long tedious months life and death work Are still before us Aud it is the red Cross whom this work will naturally fall. Our corps doctors and nurses Are already in the Field and we Linaje the co operation All branches the army giving us the services the disbursing officers quartermasters commissary department both arty and Navy. The sick must be nursed the babies nurture in and Homes built for the orphans Aud widows it is a work that will take us at least a year so if you will speak your citizens and get the co operation your local newspaper we Are sure that the red Cross will have a response Neui you. We wish you would ask the Good people Danville organize a local red Cross society which any one May belong upon the payment $1.00. Half this amount is retained by your local treasurer for current expenses Aud the other half goes the National treasurer through the Pennsylvania Headquarters Washington. We Are hoping develop the red Cross More than a million members the japanese have one million two Hundred and fifty thousand and this number at a half Dollar each sent Forward the National treasurer will give the president the United states and the advisors Aud the officers the american National red Cross a sum $500,000.00 be expended at the first Call distress rather Titan wait weeks and Mouths and perhaps in definitely for Active Congress Etc. Please therefore take it in hand organize a red Cross which can be done if ten members meet Aud we shall be glad assi.-you in any Way in our Power. Yours very truly Joseph a Steinmetz Secretary Penna. Braueht. Not affected by great fire. Miles Aud Peifer local insurance agents have received advices from the several fire insurance companies which they represent stating that none Are seriously affected by the wholesale destruction by fire wrought in san Francisco. In the number heard from Are the Continental the Boston firemen a fund Glen Falls agricultural american Newark and s. E. A. Of Sweden. Each company has assets sufficient pay All loss Aud will not he obliged touch the capital Stock. They Are All ready make immediate payment the alive is very Gratifying news not. Only for the agents but also for those insured in the several companies. Funeral . H. A. Mcreynolds the funeral . 11. W. Mcreynols was held yesterday afternoon at Bloomsburg. Rev g. H. Hemingway pastor the first Presbyterio Church officiating. A delegation the Columbia county medical association and about fifty members Washington Lodge f. Amp a. M., were present. Masonic ceremonies were performed at the grave. From Danville were present w. L. Sidler Esq miss Clara Kase and miss Penina Bright. From Grovania miss Jane Wolverton and miss Emily me nine attended tie funeral. D. W. C. 12�?jrd Ward hrs. 8. The d. W c base Hall team Defeated tie third Ward juniors saturday afternoon the Grove Furnace grounds Liy a score 12 8

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