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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - April 30, 1908, Danville, PennsylvaniaMe Ricart vol. 54�?no. 18danville, pa., thursday. April 30, 1908 established in 1855 i k. Irving h. Jennings de2�11st. Of face Bonn a. M. To 11/. 104 Mill St 1 p. M. To 4 p. M. Danville a p Mhz Ltd m. 125 Mill St., Danville a. Tut eases of the stomach and intestines a specially items condensed. While climbing out of a slate Quarry Michael Janueska. Of Slatedale slipped Aud fell Back into a deep Pool in which he was drowned. William Coggins aged 23 years a night clerk in the Post office at Pittsburg Lias been arrested of the charge of embezzlement. He was held in bail for a hearing. Good grass seed is so scarce in Berks county that Farmers Are paying $2 per Bushel for the same. One Farmer is Lucky enough to have 1,000 bushels of it. The Council of Pottsville has refused the demand made by the Volunteer fire companies for rental of buildings which they erected for the housing of their apparatus. The councilmen declare the Volunteer department is More expensive than a paid one would be. For the past six weeks Elizabeth the Young daughter of Charles Mcgonigal of Chester Lias complained of an acute pain in her Chest. A Day or two ago she had a violent coughing spell and coughed up a safety pin which had been tin cause of All the trouble. Clinton Loch proprietor of a hotel at Limeport Lehigh county was recently convicted of violating the liquor Laws. It was alleged that he furnished Beer for a wedding party where the Bride Aud Groom were Only 17 years of age. Loch was fined $1,000 and sentenced to fort Days in jail. This Story comes from Chester county wilds. Guests of the French Creek hotel were sunning themselves on the porch when a strange animal came out of tie Woods Aud passed within a few Yards of the hostelry. It proved to be a wild cat a party was formed to Hunt and kill the animal but it made Good its escape. The Lancaster county grand jury Lias recommended to the court that the inmates of the children a Home be furnished butter three times a Day and that Springs be placed on their Beds. There mu6t be a mighty parsimonious set of officials in charge of that institution when a grand jury finds it necessary to take such action. Mrs. Sarah Neidig and mrs. Mary Neidig brought suit at Sudbury against the Reading Railroad company asking for damages for the death of the former a husband and six More relatives who were billed by being struck by a train about two years ago. The Case has been settled. Mrs. Sarah Neidig receives $800 and mrs. Mary Neidig $400 this is an average of a fraction Over $171 for each life. Berks county continues to have a considerable number of snuff users As at the county almshouse the Bill for Sruti for the use of inmates last year was $3.80. The oxide department of the new Jersey Zinc coi Pauy at South Bethlehem. Has resumed operations giving employment to one Hundred men. The temperature in Pittsburg on saturday officially recorded was 83 degrees which Breaks All records for heat in april during the thirty years the local weather Bureau has been keeping a record. Robert Eastburn aged 75 years who had been Justice of the peace in Yard Ley Bucks county for thirty years died on saturday. He is survived by his fourth wife whom he married about two months ago. Charles a. Orner a civil War Veteran who had been a railroader for thirty one years fell under a Pennsylvania Railroad train on which he was braking on Friday at Sudbury and was killed. Louis Corso an employee o f the american car Aud foundry company at Berwick aged 80 years was struck in the neck by a piece of Iron thrown from one of the steel shears and bled to death in a few minutes on saturday. Probably the oldest travelling Salesman on the Road today in this state is Shern Riegelmyer of Mifflinburg Union county. He is in his 84th year yet he Sells As May goods As a Man of 50 years and is a Jolly Good fellow. While workmen were demolishing a piggery in Crawford county on saturday they got onto an exciting a flight As they came upon an immense Colony of rats beneath the floor of the building. Many got away but the number killed filled two Basliel baskets.175 j a special session of court was held saturday which some very important action was taken relating to the third trial of Peter Dietrich which is expected to take place at the May term. The court made an order directing that Peter Dietrich who has been serving time since last june be removed from the Eastern Penitentiary to the Montour county prison. To meet the emergency of the Case the court directed the sheriff Aud jury commissioners to draw from the wheel the names of 175 persons to to traverse jurors for court to to held at Danville on May 85th at 10 a. In. The above special venire Lias to do with the Dietrich Case exclusively Aud the jurors Cau be employed in connection with no other Case. The 36 names already drawn Are jurors in a court of com Mou ideas Aud can not be used in a homicide Case. W. Kane West presented a petition signed by John f. Diehl j. J. Diehl and c. J. Yagel supervisors of Anthony township praying that viewers be appointed to make the necessary inspection in connection wit i a county Bridge Over Bucko a Creek where the Public Highway leading from White Hall to Muncy crosses said Creek of the lauds of John Smith in Anthony township. The petitioners represent that the construction of the Bridge at the above Point requires More expense than is reasonable that Anthony township being of the second class should be called upon to Bear. The court appointed James w. Lorle George p. Cotner Aud Clarke Boone As viewers to make such order on the subject As is required by be built in the Borough the state Hospital for the insane has a Force of men employed in removing the Deposit of muck which has great fertilizing property from the Bottom of the old canal on the Hospital ground preparatory to filling up the old water Way. No definite time As yet has been set for beginning the work of obliterating the old canal bed. The opening up of the old ditch has had the effect of draining off the foul Aud stagnant water which at the Hospital As Well As any where else is a nuisance and a menace to the Public health. By the time the old canal is obliterated that improvement in connection with the Fine Macadam Road leading to the Hospital will make the spot one of the most attractive about the institution. It is not generally known that the site of the Block of houses for employees bids for which have been advertised for is to be located at this part of the grounds. As a matter of fact the buildings Are to be within the limits of the Borough of Danville in order to give the employees that occupy them Superior school advantages. The Block of buildings will be erected of the South Side of the trolley track As near As possible to the Borough with out leaving the Hospital grounds. The Block will contain six dwellings. It will he three stories in height stylish architecturally built of the same material As the buildings now in course of erection at the Hospital. Each dwelling will contain nine rooms with Bath Aud All the modern appointments. The front door of each will open upon a stylish veranda and the dwellings will resemble a Block on a City Street. The buildings will be completed yet during the present summer. Chief among the employees win will occupy them will be the electrician and Engineer of the Hospital. Mrs. Mary a Aue Yeager widow of Trie late Conrad Yeager died monday evening at the Home of her daughter in Mahanoy City aged 71 years 2 months and 8 Days. Mrs. Yeager was a native of the South Side. The daughter of Joseph Kennedy she was born on the Homestead farm several Miles above South Danville. She was widely known Aud related in this Vicinity. The deceased is survived by five sous and two daughters As follows Elliot Mouroe of Riverside Wilson Aud Eugene of Boone. Iowa Kimber. Of Shamokin and Hudson of Danville mrs. Clinton major of Mahanoy City and Estella of Wernersville. The funeral will take place from St. Peters m. E. Church Riverside this afternoon at 2 30 of clock. Interment will be made in it. Vernon cemetery1 cast Edeath of mrs. Mary j. Yeager the members of Montour Castle no. 186, k. G. A in a body Quot attended divine services at the Grove presbyterian Church sunday morning. The Sermon delivered by the pastor the Rev. Or. Mccormack was an Able and appropriate one the theme being the Castle of Man soul. The text was taken from proverbs 4th chapter and 23rd verse a above All that thou thy heart. A or. Mccormack introduced his Sermon by a few words of Welcome addressed to the visiting knights. Their presence at tie House of prayer he Sai attested to the fact that they recognized religion As an essential part of life and that no society Cau exist without its influence. Continuing the speaker said a there is a Little old Bookou my study shelf entitled a the holy War Aud therein we read a there was reared in the midst of this town a famous and stately Palace for strength it might be Calle a Castle for pleasantness a Paradise for largeness a Palace so copious As to contain the whole world. A Bunyan the Bedfordshire Tinner Lias in this pictorial Way Given us a portrait of the a Castle of Man soul employing the tilings he has read in the Bible and tiie things he discovered in his own heart. By this Castle Buryan Means the heart Aud his description is just a Page out of the Bible and one of his inimitable pictures Asau illustration. The text needs no further illustration or explanation and i will make use of my time in seeking to enforce it. A above All that thou Gaar dest. Keep thy the heart. A the heart is the key to the Situa Tiou in it Are the issues of life. There is no remedy for a bad heart and no substitute for a Good one. We Are often concerned about what we do but we Are not half Coupe red enough about what we Are. We need to get further Back. Conduct is the Stream the flowing Stream of our life if we would cleanse the Stream we must see to it that the Fountain head is pure. A let the words of my Mouth Aud the meditation of my heart be acceptable to thy sight. O we Are to bring into Captivity every thought. The Oates of Man soul. A this famous Castle has five Gates which Are the five senses. At the five Gates place sentinels so that the Castle be duly guarded. The first Sentinel is watchfulness. It is the prerogative of Man to control himself. When we lose self control we lose the Power of manhood. There Cau be no self control without Effort. The second Sentinel is Diligence. A eternal Vig Leuce is Tho Price of Liberty. A without vigilance you Are lost look diligently to yourselves. The Eye Gate. A this is one of the easiest to attack evil assails us most readily through this Gate and the Castle yields the heart is corrupted and the life spoiled Well May we Pray with the psalmist a turn away mine Eves from beholding the ear Gate. A give heed How be hear is an apostolic injunction wort ii of our most Earnest attention and consideration. Knowing the danger let us guard Well the Entrance of the Castle Aud keep a watch of our ears. Good. A the Castle of Man soul must be governed with Good. An empty heart is the devils workshop. The weeds of the world grow rapidly in the court of the empty Castle. Obedience. A the True Knight is a obedient Soldier. He listens he follows the command of his Captain. The Captain in charge of the Castle of Man soul is our lord Jesus Christ. The Castle is his he built it for himself alone. Yet he will never Force his Way in. The King has committed the keeping of the Castle to the men of the town but he comes to us knocking at the door of each heart saying a a let me a a on june 4th considerable time was spent at a regular meeting of the school Board monday night in arranging for the annual commencement of the High school. The High school committee made several recommendations in the matter i Ipoh were duly discussed by the Board. Of motion thursday june 4th, was fixed As the Date for holding commencement. It was ordered that the class be permitted to manage the finances of the affair Aud that the school Board contribute ten dollars the usual sum. Of motion of or. Sec Liler it was ordered that Cosimeno Lemeut be held in the opera House provided the proper terms can be made. On motion of or. Burns it was ordered that the Secretary write to Hon. H. M. Hinckley to determine whether he can be secured to deliver a address to the graduating class. On motion of or Barber it was ordered that the baccalaureate Sermon be preached in the Grove presbyterian Church by the Rev. Or. Mccormack on motion of or. Pursel it was ordered that the grammar school commencement. Which last year was held in the y. M. C. A. Hall this year be held in the respective school buildings. As implied each grammar school will hold its own commencement instead of consolidating in one body As was done last year. The nature of the exercises will be left in the hands of the Borough superintendent. Or. Sechler presented the application of miss Katherine Rogers for a permanent certificate. The Board satisfied itself that miss Rogers possesses a professional certificate Aud is in All respects eligible for a Perman rut certificate after which it was ordered that the officers of the Board he requested to big the application. The Borough superintendent reported that miss Pickard a primary teacher of tie first Ward is in ill health Aud May not be Able to teach her school any More the present year. Of motion the matter of a substitute tor miss Pickard web left in the hands of the Borough superintendent. The following Bills were approved for payment teachers amp janitors $1851.50 Geo. F. Re if Snyder. 188.40 a. O. Amesbury. 7.50 the following members were present Pursel. Orth Swarts Burns Redding Foulk Barber Fisher Sechler Heiss Cole Aud fish. Chairman Pursel being absent at the opening of the session or. Fisher was chosen president pro Field rivet to be held Here couple of performing bears on a vacation. W. R. Clark station agent on the Pennsylvania Railroad at South Danville is absent on a two weeks vacation. His place is being filled by j. Thompson Ziegler of Sunbury As special agent. Two Clever performing bears entertained the people along Mill Street yesterday afternoon. The hears were in charge of a couple of italians who As they Sang Aud prodded the bears along proved by no Means the least interesting half of the show. One of the bears was a very Large fellow Aud was probably the Best performer of the two. Both Weie Good dancers As dancing bears go they could turn somersaults wrestle climb Telegraph poles amp a. Driftwood had a Holiday of monday in Honor of a the dedication of the Monument erected by the state in commemoration of the departure of three companies under colonel Kane which formed the nucleus of the Buck Tail regiment. Under the direction of James o. Ainsworth physical director of the Danville y. M. C. A., the preliminary preparations Are now in Progress for a big Amateur athletic meet to be held at Dewitt spark on saturday May 23rd. The meet will be held under the auspices of the Danville High school athletic association and the local y. M. C. A. A Field meet of this kind is a departure from anything Ever held before in Danville or probably in this Section. It is the intention to it have teams from the High schools of the surrounding towns a. M. C. A. Teams Aud the representatives of other Amateur organizations participate. The events will include running at 100 Yards. 220 Yards 440 Yards Aud a mile a mile relay also Road jump High jump Aud shot put. For Eracli event there will he three prizes Gold Silver Aud Bronze medals. A Silver cup will be the trophy for the winning team in the relay race. The Success of the meet will depend largely of the responses received from the different schools Aud organizations that will be invited to the promoters anticipate that there will be no difficulty in inducing a number of teams to attend. If the outcome of this meet warrants tie affair will be made a annual occurrence. Our readers will be surprised and pained to learn of the sudden death of miss Hannah widely known resident of West Hemlock township. Miss welliver tuesday morning was found dead in the Orchard of her Little farm. Death had evidently occurred the evening before and the body had Iain out All night. Miss welliver lived alone of the Load leading from Calvin Shultzz a to Shenoda. Site was accustomed to the hardest kind of manual labor All her life and performed the most or the work of her House Aud lot unassisted. She was a kind hearted generous woman always ready to do others a Good turn and consequently there were plenty of friends to look after Aud assist the aged woman. Walter Siltz one of the neighbors living near miss welliver each morning was in the habit of visiting the place to see if All was Well with the lonely woman. Of entering the place tuesday morning or. Shultz was surprised to find the House deserted neither was there any evidence that the woman had been about the premises during the night. The fires were out Aud everything presented a cheerless and deserted appearance or. Shultz proceeded to the barn but he found no Trace of miss welliver there nor anything to indicate that she had been in the building since the evening before. Folly convinced that misfortune in Somo form had befallen miss welliver or. Shultz called upon Calvin Shultz another neighbor Aud apprised him of the woman a disappearance. Together the two men returned to miss Wellivere a Home prepared to make a close scrutiny of the premises. Another search failing to reveal any Trace of the woman about the House or barn the men directed their Steps to the Orchard. Here they made a gruesome discover. By the Side of an old Apple tree which had been Cut Down Lay the dead body of miss welliver. In tier bands she held the axe which she Iliad carried to the spot for the purpose of trimming out the limbs. The clothing of the dead woman was drenched with rain that fell the night before and the body from its exposure presented a pathetic appearance. Miss welliver for some years had been afflicted with in Art trouble. Her physician had warned her of the danger of living alone Aud several of lie relatives in return for what Bhe done for them kindly offered her a Home in their families. In every Case however she declined the offer preferring to live alone. And thus she died until the very last industriously improving her time earning her own living and performing Many acts of kindness for others. There seems to be no doubt but that death was due to heart failure. Miss welliver was last see alive about 5 30 of clock monday even aug by Calvin Shultz who drove along the Road on which the Orchard abuts in full View of the Apple tree where miss welliver was at work Aud where her body yesterday morning was found. Tho deceased was sixty two years of age. She is survived by two Brothers Dennis of Buckhorn Aud Brittain of West Hemlock township also two nieces mrs. W. E. Moore and mrs. Charles Arnwine both of West Hemlock township. The fuel ral will take place thursday meeting at the House at 10 a. M. Services will be held in Tho Church at Shenoda. Interment will he made in the cemetery adjoining. Shamokin april 28. The Celebration of the 89th anniversary of the foundation of the first Lodge of Odd Fellows in America today gave Shamokin the biggest Day in its history. 10,000 Odd Fellows and Many thousands More of friends wives sweethearts and Ordinary sightseers thronged the streets to that in Somo places it was with difficulty that people could move. A profusion of decorations of All sorts added to the gala air. Even tie Side streets were not neglected in tiie matter of Gay trimming so that where Ever the visitor walked a delightfully Beautiful Vista met the Eye. Danville wins convention. The business meeting of the anniversary association was held in the 8ha-Mokin Lodge room at ii 30 this morning. It was evident that there would be a big fight on the Choice of place to hold the next meeting. The favourites were Danville Ami Tyrone and both towns seemed to be running about even. During tiie morning Large banners were made and taken Over the town of which were the words a vote for Danville in 1909.�?T�?T the individual members also did a great Deal of work in inducing the tide of sentiment to turn in favor of Danville. At the meeting tiie vote was a close one Danville receiving 27 votes Tyrone 23 and it. Carmel 2. The meeting will to held of tuesday april 27th, 1909. Big Parade. The feature of the Day was the monster Parade in which it is estimated there were 8,000 Odd Fellows in line. Tiie Danville lodges had the largest number of men in line Over 200�?and the remark was frequently heard along the line of March a no wonder Danville won look at the delegation they the Danville delegation was continuously applauded. Col. Jno. Sweisfort of Dauville acted As marshal of the first division of Tho Parade. Dauville marched in the second division. There were 15 bands in the Parade and it took the column Tiree quarters of a hour to pass one Point. One of the most attractive features of the Parade were two floats in which were the orphans from the Odd Fellows orphanage at weigh Scales. Officers elected. At the business meeting the following officers were elected president w. H. Kiess Secretary h. B. Eberly treasurer. Abe a. Myers. Out of sixty Oue lodges etc., in the District fifty eight were represented at the meeting a freight locomotive and one car were derailed at South Danville yesterday Forenoon. The Accident was not a serious one in itself but it threw several important trains off schedule. The derailment occurred about 8 40 of clock a Short distance above the pump ing station. A West bound freight was pulling of the siding to let the.9 of clock passenger train paps. The brakeman was in the act of throwing the switch but before he could insert tiie padlock the lever flew Back out of his hands which left the switch in such a position As to cause derailment. Only the engine Aud the front truck of Tho car left the track. Fortunately the wreck train of this division which is also the work train was employed at Bluff Only a Lew Miles above. This with it Tho steam Crane in repose to a Call ran Down to South Dauville. Gutting the cars Loose from the derailed portion the work engine hitched at the rear of the the freight cars Back to Boyd s station where they were placed out of Way on the siding. The track at South Dauville however. Was effectively blocked by the derailed engine Aud car. To take care of the passenger traffic a special train was sent up from Sudbury and a Transfer was made at the scene of the Accident. In View of unavoidable delay soon after the derailment occurred the passengers waiting at the station acting on advice were driven across to the d. L. Amp w. Station where they caught the 9 10 West bound passenger train Aud were enabled to make connections at Sunbury. Tiie Sunbury wreck train was also called to South Danville but its services were not needed. The steam Crane belonging to the work train managed to get Bot ii the engine and car Back upon the track without much difficulty. By 10 30 of clock the track was open. The locomotive was not damaged any Aud backing to Boyds station picked up its train after which it proceeded on its Way. The track was slightly endorses kno harried in Philadelphia lutheran Synod at Riun Crafter absence of fifty years b. C. Mcwilliams of fort Scott kan., a former resident is revisiting Danville after a absence of fifty years. Or. Mcwilliams is a Cousin of Hon. Alexander Billmeyer As Well As of j. O. And d b. Heddens of this City. For a few Days past he has been visiting the latter. Or. Mcwilliams finds Many and marked changes in Danville and throughout the county. He is engaged in farming in Kansas. He Speaks highly of the opportunities of that Section As Well As of the enlightenment and Enterprise of the people. The forty first annual conv. Tiou of the Susquehanna Synod will he held in the my Rcv lutheran churn a Rev. W. F. Steck pastor the opening session being of wednesday evening May 13th. This Synod is composed of sixty five pastorate with sixty four ministers Aud each minister is entitled to a Lay Delegate so there will be about one Hundred and thirty visiting ministers Aud Lay delegates there. The Muncy lutheran people have just completed a handsome now Church edifice in which will be held the first session of the Synod wednesday evening May 13th. Remaining in session Over Sonda Aud adjourning on monday. The Synod is composed of 13,000 members Aud reaches As far East As Wilkes Barre and As far West As Jersey Shore. Or. Simon Ellenbogen and miss Elizabeth Lovett two Well known and popular Young people of Danville were United in the holy Bonds of Matrimony in Philadelphia of monday. Information available relating to the Happy event is very meagre. Tho tender relations existing Between the Young couple were by no Means a secret and such a denouement As has occurred was tie very tiling looked for. When miss Lovett went to Philadelphia last week followed a Day or so later by or. Ellenbogen knowing ones predicted a wedding. A letter received yesterday by a brother of the Groom explained that the wedding had taken Placo and that the couple would come Back to Danville to live. The letter unfortunately neglected to state where Aud by whom the nuptial knot was tied. The Groom is a intelligent Young business Man of industrious habits who is associated with his brother Harry Ellenbogen in the Merhaut tailoring business. The Bride is the daughter of mrs. Hannah Lovett Church Street Aud is a most highly esteemed and popular Young lady. Harrisburg april 29. The Republican state convention met in the Majestic theatre Here at 10 30 this morning. In Brief the following business was transacted nominated judge win. D. Allegheny for judge of the Superior court. Nominated b f. Jones of Pittsburg and Morris l. Clothier of Philadelphia. For electors it Large. Elected governor Edwin s. Stuart and James Elverson of Philadelphia Charles a. Rook of Pittsburg Aud Robert p. Bradford delegates at Largo to the National convention to be held in Chicago of june 16. Elected congressman m. E. Olmsted of Harrisburg s. A. Kendall of Somerset or. Theo. Flood of Mead Ville Aud Henry m. Warren Chester As alternates to the delegates at Large to the Chicago convention. Adopted a platform declaring for a protective Tariff with no legislation affecting it just now endorsing senator Knox for the presidential nomination declaring for senator Penrose for another term praising the administration of governor Stuart Aud touching lightly of matters of a general character. Re elected col. Wesley r. Andrews private Secretary to senator Penrose chairman of the state committee fora fourth term. That is about All the convention did Aud it did it Trout Froh of Elys Burg woman attending missionary Conven flon mrs. W. H. Orth mrs. H. B. Bennett and mrs. M. P. Scott left yesterday morning for St. Johns Luzerne county to attend the annual meeting of the woman a missionary society of Wyoming Onassis As delegates from Shiloh reformed Church this City. Mrs Arthur widely known resident of Elysburg Aud a native of that Village died tuesday morning after a Short illness of pneumonia. The deceased was 46 years of age. Mrs. Saude was the daughter of the late William Swank of Elysburg. She was a member of the St. Jacobs lutheran Church Uear Elysburg. Mrs. San Del is survived by her husband and four children Cora Harvey Jesse Aud Oscar. The funeral will take place Friday morning at 10 of Olock from the Elys Burg m. E. Church Rev. Shannon officiating. Arthur Heddens brought a very Fine catch of Trout into town last evening that was caught in the fishing Creek near Jamison City. The fish were eleven in number and each Oue was a Beauty. The largest was Only a trifle Short of eighteen inches in length and weighed 334 pounds. Three others were very Large in size Aud included a California new species with which the Stream was recently stocked. I the fish were caught tuesday by or Heddens Aud his Friend or. on serious charge while playing along the new Bridge of the Pittsburg. Harmony Butler amp new Castle railway near Zelienople. Butler county on monday Jacob Miller jr., aged�i7years, touched a live elect Rio wire and was instantly killed. George Folk was arrested in this City yesterday on a warrant sworn out by Henry w. Phillips of Berwick. The charge was betrayal. Folk was taken into custody while at work by officers Mincemoyer and Voris. In custody of officer Voris on the 10 6fc trolley oar he left for Berwick for a hearing
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