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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - April 28, 1904, Danville, PennsylvaniaHome paper a for tie hone l he circulation of this paper is increasing rapidly. It will pay you to advertise in the american. Subscription $1 per year us. Inv Lei h. Jennings Dic is 1st. I gift Plouri 9 a. M to l l m to aim St. I p. V. To i p. M Dono hit. In i a Itri re m. I it. 425 St., , in. Diseases of the stomach and 1 Ules no a specially a this country will never re entirely free until it supplies All of its own demands with its own vol. 49�?no 17. Danville. 1a�?z thursday a Phil 28 1904. Esta Eli shed of 1855 Job printing the office of the american being furnished with a Large j 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 description i Ohte sewer school Hoard i j the Borowi i is Niah in it preparations in resume vol a a a a la in Spositi or .1 k Termo i us lieu t .-1 t e a 18 it hire in it. W a h. dentist l it m l 2is my i Street. Re i it kit Ray to a without a Aln. Crown i l or Hluz a a re a specially. Efful Pretl with tin Laic Miki us it improved Luttru menu nod prepared to execute the most difficult work. Or. C. H. Reynolds a i in . Juko Mill si., Danville a. 1 in All us Quot a in clip. Charges a Rhth Ami h we guaranteed the Sta Lua Tiu Al ass of the High m wer which school has carried its Point with reference to music and is permitted if it so desires to employ an orchestra for commencement. The class last year furnished its own music which proved a most pleasing feature of the her f .11 t a. A. Nor whose super wok was done last i that the in Tention was to begin work of next monday hut the Rainy weather that i graduating exercises. The class of 1904 has set in has led to a change of plans. Not feeling musically inclined itself the ground will be loud very wet or for some other reason desires the tor a week or More and it is not like i assistance of an orchestra. The mat . Nut Many Apil showers thus Lar. Hack yanks Are receiving attention. Garden making will now begin in a Tel what. Efforts Fri old Lee made to prevent the Spring Forest flit s. It is ainu Ance i it will Cost $30 to a a do Quot the a a Pike in the St. Louis sex Pontil iof. Now to in Wear her Sharps Are trying o m Iku us believe that i Prii it a �8 not lunch later than usual. T it state Louvention of the patriotic Ovilur of american will Convene in Harrisburg on the i Truing of the 17th of mar. There a every that the travel to the Louisiana Purchase exposition will he immense from the in Auk ration of the great fair within a few Days. Every individual has a duty to perform in the matter of making the City attractive. That is. Each resident Ahu uld make the environment of his Home Bea Tifal. At the Bridge the ice is till piled of several feet in thickness a id below Catawissa in some place Ait is piled Oil ire Hank about Tan feet in thickness. Mahanoy pity is to have a pasteurized milk Plant which will he in operation in three weeks. A sirt Rilar institution at Shamokin has proved a great Success sterilized milk being in great demand a there is Little Arbutus to he had about the country at the present time. The cold weather is keeping Hack this popular a wart Day or two will bring it out in Tine style. The Farmers of Nebraska and Colorado Are welcoming a drenching rain anti r a Long drouth which will now allow them to Plaut their Corn and seed their Spring wheat. The Forest tires Are again with us despite tire measures take to have the mountains looked after by the constables. What is needed a a foresters and or wardens who will do nothing else. Attorney Harry Knight of Suu Loury ii circulating a petition in which lie prays for the Bridge recently washed away which spanned the Susquehanna Between Suu Hnry and Northumberland to be declared a county Bridge. If it becomes a county Bridge it will Cost fully 200,000 to replace it. The Grain Fields in this Section do not look any too promising after the severe Winter and a number of them will have a Short crop. The Grain in the Arnond was Hadly injured by the prolonged cold and the crop is expected to be below the average. In some towns the authorities Are already taking precautions in regard to minimizing the danger in the use of explosives on the fourth of july. The list of deaths after the Celebration of Liis National Holiday is greater than the loss in Many Battles and the enforcing of the Law will save Many lives. The pick shovel Aud trowel used by governor Femy Packer in breaking ground for the commencement of the work of rebuilding Shamokin dam Road in Snyder county under the Good Road Law have been received at the Highway Deputy but at Harrisburg. They will be decorated and placed on e Walls of the department. By that any excavating will he done Inch before the Middle of May. The work last summer was carried from the River to a Point above the d. L. Amp w. Station. Or. Keefer states that it will require at least two months to Complete the work a one month to carry the Sweet from the d. L. Amp w. Station to its source just beyond the j p. L. Brewery Aud another Mouth to Complete the work in tire River where Iron pipe of Large dimensions will have to be Laid. The Mouth of the sewer is still at some distance below the level of the water in the liver hut it Lias been As pertained that there is a Swift and Coutino Ous flow of water through the pipes which is evidence that the sewer is intact All along its Courso notwithstanding the Rigours of last Winter. The Oross country walk. Notwithstanding the drizzling rain yesterday to Ruig enthusiastic members of the menus gymnasium classes showed no at tie y m. C. A. At an Early hour prepared to take part in the regular weekly Cross country walks these were w. E. Gosh. A. J. Allies Hnry s. F. Ricketts w. E. Lunger w. L. Mcclure Aud Edward Fallon. Headed by physical director c. C. Carpenter at 7 of clock they left the building and wended their Way toward the dug Road which led them up to Montour Ridge which they followed As far As the Diehl farm lieu they turned Down into the Valley returning Home by Way of Mausdale and the Cycle path the distance traversed being some seven Miles. They readied the y. C. A. Building at ii of Olock. Tiie route for next week Iris not v i been selected but there am several which Are under consideration. One of these leads around by Toby run hollow one Over Blue Hill returning by the base one around by Kline Grove one Over the Hill to frosty Valley and another from Welsh Hill Over the new Road to Wireman a Corner. Wedding at roaring greek. Mish Edna Cleaver of roaring Creek and Bruch a. Mccracken of South Danville were United in the holy Bond of Matrimony yesterday. The Bride is the daughter of or. And mrs. Clarence Cleaver and the ceremony was performed at the parental Home at 12 30 p. M., Rev. C. D. Lerolin of tins City officiating. Miss Catherine Faux was bridesmaid and .1. C. Funk of Burnham Best Man. The Bride is a most estimable Young lady with a Large Circle of friends. The Groom is night operator at South Dauville station and is a capable and reliable Young Man. The newly wedded couple left on a trip to Washington. Returning they will take up their residence in South Danville occupying the dwelling owned by Isaac Hoffman Sudbury Street. About fifty guests were present representing Danville South Danville Shamokin Plymouth and Wilkes Barre Catawissa Aud Hazleton. An elaborate dinner wag served. Ter was brought before tie school Board at the previous meeting hut the directors owing to the constantly increasing deficiency attending commencement did not take kindly to the proposition rather favouring the Piau of last year when the class the music with the result item of expenses which is considerable was eliminated. The matter was referred to the committee on High school for a full investigation. George Jacobs of the High school committee made a report monday eve. The committee to said had met with tiie graduating class and was convinced that it is not situated to furnish music a a part of commencement exercises. The class feels sure that if it to Given full financial management of commencement it can employ an orchestra Aud obviate any deficiency Rise class made a proposition agreeing to make Good any deficiency that might occur provided the school Board would leave the entire financial management in the bands of the class. The right to control Aud direct the literary program of coarse was loft in the hands of the school Board. Professor Carey spoke in favor of the proposition. He said he believed the plan if adopted would have a tendency to wipe oat the spirit of rivalry among the classes which in the past has led to much extravagance in the Way of decoration &c.,at commencement. Of motion of or. A Werkheiser the proposition As made by the Chi adopted. Or. Fischer called attention to the old Fence remaining Oil the lot of the the Board of District stewards of the methodist episcopal Church for this District held its first meeting under the administration of Rev. A. S. Baldwin the new presiding elder at St. Paul a m. E. Church this City monday to Ruig. The object of these meetings is to fix and apportion the presiding elders salary among the charges of the District also to apportion amounts for Bishop s support. Presiding elder a. S. Baldwin presided at the meeting of the District stewards. J. C. S. Brown of blooms Burg was Secretary. Rev. S. B. Evans pastor of St. Furnished Paul a Church this City and Rev. T. That that l. Tompkins ii of it. Carmel attended the meeting. The following District stewards were present Berwick William Bredbenner Bloomsburg l. L. Sharpless Cata Vissa or. L. B. Kline Jonestown i. L. Austin Danville St. Paul a Hon. James Foster Trinity w. F. Gearhart Shickshinny r. Tubbs Hazleton s. H. Beishline Northumberland m. L. Morgan Light Street a. B. White Excelsior s. Ii. Metz Shamokin a. Cambell gift Linville r. W. Smith Nescopeck John Smith Riverside Jesse Shannon . W. Gear Hart. The following Resolution was adopted that the Board of District stewards in annual session hereby extend a cordial Welcome to Rev. A. S. Baldwin our newly appointed presiding elder and that we pledge him our Hearty and Earnest support in All his work. Attendants Are uniformed. The uniforms for attendants have arrived at the Hospital Lor the insane. They Are not being very generally worn however As yet. A few of them were found to be ill fitting and were returned to Philadelphia for Altura was Tion. It May he a week or More before the entire corps of attendants will he arrayed in uniforms a few of the Atten hints have been depot school Railroad Street which wearing their new suits occasionally. Lie said should be sold the building being torn Down and removed. On motion it was ordered that tit Fence be offered for Sale. The following members were present Keefer Orth Greene Burns Purs i Werkhiser Vou Bloshu Fischer Hancock Adams Jacobs and Harpul. The following Hills were for pay in i it water rent c. H. Schmid. Thomas g. Vincent a. C. Roat c. E Lunger Ezra i. Haas Miles Walsh Oscar lock Hoof. A couple of them were seen in town where their Blue suits Caps Aud brass buttons excited a Good Deal of curiosity among people who were not aware that uniforms had been adopted at the Hospital. Tiie idea of adopting a uniform for Atte Dauts from the first was popular approved with the attaches of the Hospital notwithstanding that the wearer is of Tytuss. A in i he i to do a for Hix own suit. Thu custom is pretty generally adopted at Hospital throughout the state and it seemed desirable that Dauville should be in the line of Progress. The attendants will be Given every Opportunity to preserve their suits neat and clean and will not to oblige 57.50 27.30 20.00 11.80 1.00 1.25 1.00 a Large Chimney collapses. A Peculiar mishap occurred of the premises of undertaker George w. Roat East Market Street of monday night. About Midnight the residents of the immediate neighbourhood were awakened by a loud crash in the rear of the establishment. Several Persona left their Beds to investigate. An explanation was found in the fact that a Chimney built in the rear had collapsed falling onto the building and crashing through the floor. The Chimney was not known to be unsafe. That the Accident occurred at night is regarded a. Moat fortunate a during the Day at nearly All hours the family Are passing backwards and forwards Over the spot and it would have been a Miracle if they should have escaped being caught under the Avalanche of falling Brick. White cd a Al at Ridgeville. The White Chapel at Ridgeville a Mission of Trinity m. E. Church this City has become a popular plier of worship with the people of the East end of Sunda afternoons. The Little Church situated in a pleasant Grove at the right hand Side of the Road As one leaves town is a familiar landmark Aud once was a prominent place of worship being embraced at different times by the Buckhom and the washing Touville charge. It was later abandoned Aud for some years was closed. Rev. N. E. Cleaver. Pastor of Trinity m. E. Church shout a year ago conceived of the idea of opening the abandoned Church As a Mission. The idea was popular from the beginning Aud the attendance is always All that could be desired. Services Are held there by Rev. Cleaver every two weeks on sunday afternoon at 3 30 o clock an hour which will not conflict with sunday school the people attending Are those residing in that locality who belong to Trinity m. E. Church. Through the efforts of those people the Little Church last year was painted on the outside Ami fixed up very nicely of the Interior. In addition a snug sum of Money was raised at the Mission to augment the pastor s salary. 1.50 de to Wear them until after the morning work in the Ward is done. Steam orane strikes a Bridge. A slight Accident befell the d. L. Amp w. Bridge Crew who e in this City sunday which might have resulted very seriously. They were taking the steam Crane up to Sechler a run Uear the stove works where a Small Bridge was to be placed in position. In passing through under the p. Amp r. Bridge just above the d. L. Amp w. Station they made a miscalculation As to the height and the big Crane struck the Bridge. There was Only a margin of an Inch or so. But the rigid Iron work ploughed through the heavy girders in a Way that made the splinters Fly and started up a rumble Aud Roar in the Structure overhead which made the Crew think that the timbers were going to rattle Down upon their Heads. There were a dozen men on the Crapo and instinctively regardless of t he rate of Speed attained they All jumped. Several of them fell sprawling but All escaped injury with the exception of r. W. Walker jr., of Scranton superintendent of Bridges of this division who sustained a badly sprained knee and ankle. There was no occasion for jumping had the men Only known it As the Bridge above was not materially damaged. Or. Ami mrs. Frank j. Long of Berwick spent sunday at the Home of c. C. Long West Mahoning Street. William Harris of Youngstown Ohio is the guest of relatives in this City. Or. Harris was a former Dauville resident and this is his first visit East in eleven years. Miss Anna Heim left yesterday on the 10 19 d. L. Amp w. Train Lor St. Louis she has accepted an engagement with the Van Alen Stock co. Hon. H. Hinckley transacted business in Bloomsburg yesterday. Miss Ella Snyder called of friends in Bloomsburg yesterday. E. D. Peutz was a Scranton visitor yesterday. Z Eleaser Mairot Philadelphia is vis iting at the Home of his brother Elias Maier this City. E. Kinsley of new York City travelling freight agent of the Georgia Central railway transacted business in this City yesterday. J. P. Knight of Philadelphia travelling freight agent of the Chicago Mili Wacker Aud St. Paul Railroad transact-1 de business in this City yesterday. Mrs. J. W. S. R Obi Sou of Milton visited relatives in this City yesterday. W. Kase West Esq., Aud county commissioner c. W. Cook returned Home last evening from a business trip to Philadelphia and Harrisburg. Rev. E. T. Swartz of South Danville called on friends in Freeland yesterday. Rev. Edward Haughton. Or. H. B. Meredith and f. C. Angle Esq., returned yesterday from Lancaster where they attended the Spring meeting of the episcopal Church club of Central Pennsylvania. Robert k. Sheppard of chicago.Iii., representing the amorian steel and wire co., manufacturers of trolley wire transacted business at the office of the Dauville and Bloomsburg Street railway company yesterday. Miss Grace Keller visited friends in room Surg yesterday. Or. And mis. U. G. Of Lack left yesterday for a visit with relatives at Iowa Falls Iowa. Mrs. William Brent visited relatives in Suu Hnry yesterday. Alfred Blecher transacted business in Northumberland yesterday Thomas Kessler of Northumberland was a aim Ueva Muk jump Izaj. Joseph Oes Diger lot yesterday for a visit with relatives at Iowa Falls Iowa. William Hess of Bloomsburg transacted business in this City yesterday. R. S. Miller transacted business in Northumberland yesterday. Mrs. Samuel Boyer returned to her Home in Plymouth yesterday after a visit with relatives in this City. Mrs. J. H. Goes or and daughter miss Coletta were visitors in seran ton yesterday. Elijah Morgan of Schuyler was a Danville visitor yesterday. timers is a matter of health &akin5 powder absolutely pure there is no substitute Little child s close Call. C. C. Levan a fireman on the 3. H amp w. Division saved the life of a lit tie old id at soul i Dauville yesterday Foi Eulou. The Little one a child Starcev More than four of age strayed from its Home in army Aud was playing upon the tra k at the crossing above the Erry when a freight train came rolling along. When Dise Verej the child was on the track a Hiort dist Auoe from the engine. Without the i is of a moment fireman Levan jumped Down from his Perch and running ahead picked no the child. But for the Quick action of the fireman in Anotoli r moment the Little one would no doubt have been under the wheels of the locomotive. Pointing his store. Charles f Abbott d Alor in tobacco and Cigar his employing his spare moments in painting the front of his store at Mill and West Mahoning streets the of Olor is red. Pare reduced to five cents. The Fien ferry has not put the naphtha launches out of commission of the contrary with today they will enter upon a now lease of existence As factors in transportation l tween this City and South Danville. By ginning with thin morning the fare will be reduced to five cents each Way on both launches which will henceforth ply backward and Forward above the Bridge with a Well constructed Landing near the ferry. Easy Steps will be constructed on the River Hank with a dry walk leading to the water s Edge the Little boats will a found always available and being clan dry and speedy with the fare at a popular figure they will no doubt find Many passengers. Little child s painful injury. Mary the year old daughter of or. And mrs. Alonzo Manser of near Grov Ania sustained a painful Fujii v of tuesday. She was being carry d up stars by her Mother vhf n the latter slipped and the child t ii to the stairs bringing h. R jaws tog tier and Cut Ting a Hul Gash ill h i Tongue. It was a emissary to insert a Cpl of stitches the opt ration being \ of Quot a Mel by or. Carry and or. Paul a of this i Ity. Last evening the child was reported As doing very nicely. Ready to invite bids. Plans Aud specifications for the culverts to replace the canal Bridges drawn up by Borough Surveyor g. F. Keefer Are expected to arrive at City Hall today. The intention is to advertise for bids immediately so As to have All proposals in by Friday night. May 6th, the next meeting night of Council when the contract will he awarded. The object is to get at the Bridges As quickly As possible so As to have the Street Cut Down to the proper level and the work out of the Way by the time the Borough is ready to begin Street paving. Ice Wagon in a runaway. A horse attached to Dele amp a ice Wagon ran Way on saturday morning and collided with the Tea Moi the Wei liver hardware come any injuring one of the horses. The ice Wagon came rattling Down Mill Street at a Lively clip just As the hardware Wagon was backed up in front of Moore s hardware store. The team was quickly drawn around up the Street to give the ice Wagon room to pass but in spite of the precaution one of the horses of the i hardware Wagon was struck upon the Hind legs and Virv painful abrasions were inflicted which extend from the body to the Hoot. Tiie horse will be unfit for service for some time. As a result of the collision the front wheel of the ice Wagon wont to pieces which caused the vehicle to drop after which the horse was Anglit without much difficulty. Votaries of base Ball will be gratified to learn that the great National game will occupy a prominent place among the sports in store for the people of Danville during the coming season. The Board of directors of a a the old tit nors a which Lias been the principal Factor in base Ball Here for several years past will hold a meeting of Friday night for tiie purpose of organizing and forming plans for the season. The Choice of grounds this year will lie Between Dewitt spark where the team has played for several years past and the abandoned fair grounds which has been leased by Erwin Hunter proprietor of the Park adjoining. The season will open about the close of next month. The first game will be played of saturday May 21st. The opposing team has not As yet been decided upon but it will be a first class attraction. Moolood who has signed with Oxford will pitch the open aug game for Dauville. The managers Piave several Good pitchers in View Aud expect to put a first class team in the Field. The team which last year was Guowu As the Danville base Ball association Lias decided to return to the name under which it attained such prominence two years ago Aud it will again be known As a the old the players now staid and successful business men each in his Day was a base Ball player of weight whose reputation was something More Tuliau purely local. Among the members of the team Are Hon. R. Scott am Terman member of the legislature w. E. Gosh a Well known and successful druggist Jesse so Anjou proprietor of a leading meat Market Simon Hoffman democratic county chairman of Montour Aud Arthur Lawrence a rising and successful merchant of Mausdale. The Beard of managers who served last year and who will no doubt be re elected Are Edward f. Williams Fred Jacobs a. C. Area Bury f. G. Sohock w. E. Gosh Thomas g. Vincent Sam. A. Mccoy and Ralph Kisuer Esq. The object of a the old timers is not to make Money the five in Siuss and professional men of the team merely playing for the exercise that is in it or for the Sake of the Outing. Should a surplus occur As during the last two seasons the amount Over and above the expenses will be distributed among the players. Although a old timers the aggregation has shown its ability to hold its Utill h i. Tulej u. Tiiu j us Hui a the Day. Last year it participated in some of the most notable games that were Ever played in Dauville. Two of the games were played with the cuban giants famous for to Iii batting three were with the All cubans unexcelled As fielders and base runners. In addition to these games were played with teams representing neatly All the neighbouring towns the games without exception being characterized by scientific Aud conscientious playing. Postmaster c. P. Harder is authorized to extend Rural free delivery from the Dauville Post office with two additional carriers. The Extension of the service will begin monday May 16. The routes to be followed Are Liose Laid Down by special agent Shoenberger in a report dated february 27. 1h04, and which will be known As routes no. I and 7. Route no. It it begins at the Post office in Danville thence proceeding to Rush town to Yostos Corners to Union Corner Post office to Snyder a Comet a to Adams Corners to pen Yles Corners to Rodarmel a Corners to Kimbel s the i Corners to Quitman a to Wallace a i Corners to Cherry a barn to bakery a Corners to River Road to Danville Post office. Total length of route is 22 and nine sixteenths Miles area covered 18 Square Miles population 500 number of houses on route one Hundred Aud fifteen. Route no. 7 begins at Dauville Post office thence proceeding West by Way of Riverside and Kipps run to j. B. Campbells to Catawissa Road to Eck Mau Road to Moore a Corners to car dells Corners to Rusli clinic he to Yostos Corners to Cardell s Corners to rash town to Eckman s Corners to Wert aug a Corner a to eur Terline a Corners to Wyant s Corners to Wilson a run to River Road to Danville Post office. Total length of route 23%�miles area covered 1-1 Square Miles population 475 number of houses of route ninety . I. A i from fiction cementing Wall nearly completed. The work or cementing the Middle Wall at the water works to Render it water tight in Timos of flood Lias pro gics id very near to a finish. It was Iii Sarv to sink the excavation to a depth of nearly 20 feet before the Cement could be applied. At one Point the Wall was found to contain a Large fissure which was carefully closed. The Wall is now considered perfectly Safe and no matter How High the River the engineers can Woik in the pump House with some sense of Security and without the water pouring ill upon them. Accident to Coal Digger. The Coal Digger met with a mishap tuesday evening which kept it out on the River All night. As it was steaming up to its Dock hollow the water works Tho sprocket wheel carrying the Chain connected with paddle wheels broke which made it impossible to navigate any further while the Craft caught in Trio current was carried Down to the Bend in the River. A new sprocket wheel was ordered yesterday Aud the Coal Digger will no doubt be at work again today. Wheelbarrows gone astray. The attaches of the water works Are lamenting the los of some half a dozen wheelbarrows which Are considered indispensable adjuncts of the Plant. These were kindly Lent to parties immediately after the Blidge was married away who had occasion to use the boats in transporting trunks and other heavy articles. The water commissioners Are now waiting to see How Many of these wheelbarrows will he returned. Justice of the peace j. P. Bare yesterday discovered the whereabouts of a Long lost brother whom lie had not seen for forty years and whom lie had regarded As dead for neatly thirty years. The Story reads like a Page from fiction. Justice Bare was born near Audubon lower Providence township Montgomery county a son of Frederick and Susanna Bare. Among the Clil Dern was a daughter Aud another son younger than our townsman. In 1858 j. P. Bare then approaching Many state came to Montour county leaving brother in Montgomery Conn to. When the civil War broke out Fred-01 i. Bare enlisted in the Navy. He served three years and was honorable discharged. He was mustered out of service of the Pacific coast whence lie drifted into the Interior of the great Aud the then undeveloped West. From that Day until the present his life has been crowded wit i adventure. Immediately after the War he was employed by Barlow Sanders amp roof Leadville Colorado As one of the riders of the famous Pony express. He followed this perilous and exciting avocation for Many years carrying the mails across Indian territory until in the March of Progress the stage coach superseded the Pony when he became a Driver assuming along wit i his promotion added responsibilities and risks. Justice Bare occasionally Beard from his brother. As time wore on however Aud the Frontier of civilization advanced the stage coach was dispatched farther and farther into the wilds of the undeveloped country. As new routes Westward were successively in a grated Frederick Bare was invariably selected by Barlow Sanders amp company As the one Man whose nerve and experience fitted him for the position of stage coach Driver to take eare of the lives Aud treasure entrusted to Poeth Winters. Ernest Poeth and miss Minerva w inters both of this City were married by Rev. E. B. Dunn on Friday evening. Tiie ceremony was performed at the parsonage of Trio United evangelical \ Church at 8 3 1 of clock. Another word picture of War. Miss Martha Berninger Secretary of the y. W. C. A. Quot in China has sent to her parents at cat Wissa a letter which was written her by a Friend in y Okoli Atna Japan of which the following is an excerpt. It has to do with the japanese War situation and will be found to be of no Little interest a was yet Japan Lias not suffered at All As far As loss of life is concerned but we Are expecting momentarily to hear of the great Battle in Manchuria. Russia is doomed we think. Today March 8, the soldiers in on part of the City Yokohama Are being called out and Are going off to the War. Processions of thousands of people have been going Down Heights Hill at intervals All Day accompanying a few soldiers to the station with ringing cries of Bazar Ami Banzai and ban Zar again. As a usual thing however the City is perfectly quiet and it is Only at the Railroad station where the crowd gather to cheer the soldiers trains As they go by that there is any noise. Japan is a Greit country and the manner in which they Are carry ingot this War is crossing River in the rain. Yesterday with its succession of heavy i Ioanis brought a new expert Euce to the lorry men. Passenger traffic was reduced 10 a minimum no one crossing the River unless obliged to do so. Such persons like the ferryman found conditions extremely disagreeable and were Apt to look with double regret upon the loss of the Bridge with sheltered sidewalks which in the severest weather always made the trip out r the River comfortable and easy. The season of the year is approaching however when fair weather predominates Aud a ride on the ferry with everything in Good working order should More frequently prove a pleasant experience than otherwise. A social. A social under the auspices of the y. P. S. Of o. E. Was held at Mahoning Preshy Lorian Church 011 Friday evening. The following program was rendered piano Solo miss Blanche Sechler. Mandolin Solo miss Kimerer. Recitation miss Furman. Vocal Solo mrs. Scarlet. Violin Solo miss Madge Sanders. Piano Solo miss Housinger of Sterling 111. At. The conclusion of the program refreshments consisting of ice Cream and cake were served. Big circus at Wilkes Barre. A i said or. Samuel Johnson a a the great Friend of Public amusements tor they keep the people from vice a and although there were not circuses in the ponderous old philosophers Day could to enjoy the one bearing the title of Forepaugh Aud Solis Brothers enormous shows unit their bands for transportation through edit would doubtless strengthen his opinion of the Good sense of his dictum. It is As conspicuous for Good entertainment Aud wholesome fun As for the Possession of almost unlimited resources both in perform Uco and presentation. Of the general character of the exhibitions it need Only be said that it embraces everything most popular in its line besides including some very unusual special features among which the following Are exploited in its advertisements. Aud seem to deserve to be in its menagerie for example _ living full grown Polar bears a larger number than were probably Ever heretofore seen together at any one time even by the eyes of Arctic explorers. The first appearance in America of the Bruin Lecus sous the famous French family of seven equestrians introducing their commingled bareback Aud four in Liand Brake acrobatic performances deserves special mention As the Only entirely new circus feature Guowu to the Arena of the past fifty years. Forepaugh and Sells Bros big circus will appear in Wilkes Barre of thursday May 5th. Landslide covered him. While working of the Road Between Iola and Sereno monday even aug about five of clock Nathau Moser a Well known resident of Iola was Anglit and pinned under a huge mass of Frozen ground weighing about a thousand pounds falling from above and crashing him to the Earth. He with several workmen was Clearing away the ground from the Road which had been deposited there by a previous slide and at the time of the Accident was shovelling ground on a Wagon. The Frozen cake fell without the least warning and barely missed the Wagon Aud the other men. Moser was released As quickly As possible Aud was taken Home. A examination was made and it was found that two ribs were broken and that lie had sustained severe internal injuries. He kept gradually Siuking until about eight of clock monday night when lie expired. Death of mrs. Mary a. Sharpless. Mrs. Mary a. Sharpless. Widow of Joseph Sharpless died at her Home in Bush township Northumberland county monday to Ruig. At the advanced age of 88 years. She was one of the very oldest residents of the township Anil was a widely known and a highly esteemed woman. She is survived try three sons and two daughters j. R. Sharpless who conducts the Homestead farm Seth Aud Oscar Sharpless who reside in the West mrs. James Reabuck and miss Adulia Sharpless who reside at the Homestead. The last rites performed. May a. Sharpless. Widow of the late Joseph Sharpless of Rush town ship whose Long life Drew to a close of monday was Laid to rest at it. Vernon cemetery yesterday the interment being private. The services were conducted by Rev. N. E Cleaver pastor of Trinity m. E. Church this pity. The pall beavers were Laiu Hoffman l. O. Bassett John f. Eckert William Gato Mau John Hendricks Aud t. Campbell. The new country. It was difficult therefore to keep track of Frederick. The last letter received was in 1870. He was then in the Region of the red River. After waiting for Many years Aud receiving no tidings the relatives in the East began to fear that the stage Onali Driver had fallen a victim to the perils which beset his path. Letters of inquiry were addressed to Many sources in coiling Post offices throughout the West. There were none that brought any information and the fears which Ivi?�4ti��?o�jiill�ifton tftmk�8�� fiction that lie was dead. Years have passed. All Hope of hearing from the Doug absent brother was Long ago abandoned. Justice bares Surprise can be imagined therefore when yesterday�?28 years after receiving the last word from his brother he received a letter signed by a Fred Bare. A the letter was written at Albuquerque new Mexico and was penned As by a stranger. The writer had heard through a residents supposed to be a Danville Many that there was a Man by the name of j. P. Bare living in this City. This was the name of his own brother Aud he wrote making inquiries to determine whether it could be Bis relative. Tiie Brief description he gave of his own birth family Aud subsequent career cleared no the whole mystery. The dead was alive. Justice Bare immediately penned a reply Aud during the next few Days will await wit i feverish anxiety a letter from his brother which will give a full account of All that has ensued and Clear up the mystery of his Long silence. In the springtime. This is the time of year when Don t worry clubs should flourish Aud Wax Stroug of number though the very in inc precludes Stren Rosity of canvass. For in the Spring when every healthy animal Abandons himself to the Joy of living one does no to care whether school keeps of not Aud indeed prefers it closed. Drinking in pure air that is never purer battled in Bright Sunshine that is never brighter listening to the Sweet songs of bids that Are never sweeter feeling the thrill of rejuvenation and the soothing influence of gentle Spring one cannot avoid bidding Dull care begone and inviting in its Stead joyous Content. Go out Aud enjoy nature. Ignore and abandon the artificial Lor a season. If you like Angling go with Rod and line and give no heed to the Small Ness of your catch. Let intended Piscat orial achievement be Only a pretext. If you want to write poetry to your sweetheart s eyebrows or the to mails on hot Alabaster neck go where whispering winds tiring pleasing phrases Aud Lippi of Waters give them rhythm. In Short do airy thing that will get of away irom worry and care and foretaste trouble that May Uever Home. Goto nature and join the done to worry club that you May live Louger and be filled with the Joy of living. The ice Cream Cau has begun to gurgle and the soda water Fountain to fizz Aud the girls no longer feel bold when they Blyly hint As they pass by. Sure signs that Spring is coming. Rain beneficial. The rain of the last couple of Days has been wonderfully potent in bringing out the Glass on the Fields Aud lawns. It will also assist to revive the wheat very much Aud May Fields will no doubt make a much better showing in few Days. Fruit Trees Aie budding nicely Aud the Willows along the River Are bursting into foliage

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