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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - August 2, 1900, Danville, PennsylvaniaState Library. Paper for the hone the circulation of this paper is in creasing. Rapidly. It will pay you to advertise in the american. Subscription $1 per year or. Irving h. Jennings dentist. Office hours 9 a. A to re .1/. 10i Val 1 t. M. To i t. I. Danville. A. 81iultz, m. O. 425 Mill St., Danville a. Diseases of the stomach and intestines a specially d k. W. P. Asole dentist office 218 Mill Street. Teeth extracted without pain. Crown mid Ridge work a specially. Equipped with the latest and Moat improved instruments and prepared to execute the Moat difficult work. Or. H. Reynold formerly of Catawissa. ent Ibia office opposite Boston store Danville a dentistry in All its branches. Charge moderate and All work guaranteed. Established 1892. In Road Ting ears Are Ripe. The Days grow Shorter. The school boys and girls Are counting the Days until vacation closes. Or. And mrs. Wesley Morral 1 Are occupying their new borne in Softli Danville. The pavement of the first National Bank building has been completed. Physicians say that the recent hot wave left a train of those unpleasant ailments Down As summer colds. They were due to persons neglecting to use the covers at night. The next meeting of the Susquehanna association g. A. will be held at Lewisburg when the soldiers new Monument is to be dedicated. The prospects for a big attendance at Bucknell this coming school year Are growing brighter each Day. Now for the annual wrestle with humid August. Numerous properties throughout the City have been repainted and otherwise improved during the past few months and a number Are still undergoing improvements. About 100 National guardsmen Are already at it. Gretna. They Are preparing the Camp Sites for the various regiments. The butchers say that the hot weather is beginning to affect their Trade. Notwithstanding their complaints they continue to display a great variety and the choicest kinds of meats for their customers. People must have meat and the butchers know it. They Only want a Chance to growl about the weather. The superintendent of Berks county says the lowest salary paid a teacher in a Berks county township is $25 a month and the highest $40. The increase of the average monthly wages for male and female teachers a luring the past 25 it ears was Only a Trille Over $1. Lie says it is hardly possible to expect teachers to carry Coal split kindling Wood and a give satisfaction As instructors All for $25 a month and pay tuition at a summer school during their vacation. Overzealous bathers continue to drown themselves As a result of carelessness. One half hour after the nomination of k. K. Lolk by Northumberland county democrats a Telegram was received from the gentleman. It was read to the convention which he thanked for its endorsement. Monday Twenty two Teleg Raphers in the Pennsylvania Railroad superintendents office at Harrisburg were Given a wage raise dated july 1. Now that the month of August is Here and a sickness is prevalent it would be Well for the residents of this City to see that the gutters in front of their Homes Are thoroughly cleaned. As a twentieth Century thank offering the official Hoard of St. Peters m. E. Church has decided to pay off the $300 debt on the parsonage. A new Flag Stone pavement is being Laid in front of Christ Church rectory and along the Pine Street six be of the Church. Reports from the farming sections say that the recent Rains were of much Bene fit to the crops. The masons of Catawissa will hold a picnic at Dey Vitta spark tuesday aug. 7 the. A Philadelphia firm yesterday erected a handsome Monument Over the grave of William Faux in it. Vernon cemetery. The Bloomsburg school Board has increased the salary of its teachers. The dry weather has curtailed the pasture causing a Scarcity of milk and butter. Short sermons Are popular at this season. There will be a festival on the Lawn of Henry a rovers residence Spruce Street saturday evening aug. 4, for the Benefit of the ladies air a society of Trinity m. E. Church. Trinity m. K. Church has secure Howe a moving pictures for the evening of oct. 2 1. The children of the by be Zion Sabbath school chaperone a by mrs. Eli Rosenthal Pic Nice at Dewitt spark yesterday. Judge Johnson who had promised to Render a decision in the Shamokin conspiracy cases on August 4 has notified parties interested that he will not he Able to give a decision at the time fixed. It a id 4s re this co x try will never he entirely free until it supplies All of its own demands with its own vol. 45�?no 51. Danville a. Thursday August 2. 1900. Established in 1855. At the hands of the amalgamated association. The steel workers of this City who refused to ill the places of striking workmen at the Plant of the Potomac steel company at Cumberland md., Are now after exoneration at the hands of the amalgamated association. They have written to the Pittsburg Union with this end in View and stated their Case thoroughly it was not until some of the men had been in Cumberland two whole weeks that they found out they were taking the places of the strikers and when the fact was made known they immediately resigned. They Are certainly deserving of being fully exonerated and there Slitt redoubt but what their request will be readily granted by the Pittsburg Union. Fell from a passenger train. J. M. , a Philadelphia travelling Man fell from a Lackawanna Railroad passenger train yesterday and narrowly escaped Herious if not fatal injuries. Levy was a passenger on the 10 19 Kast bound train and in order to be among the first off when the train reached the depot he got Down on the lowest car step As the train approached the Mill Street crossing. In some manner he made a misstep and was thrown from the car and hurled against a Fence. Ilis left hip was painfully bruised and his clothes badly torn. The injured Man was removed to the Montour House in a Carriage and or. Curry attended to his injuries. Working on a big contract. The employees of the Marble Yard of t. L. Evans amp sons Are now hard at work upon the big contract which that firm has taken to Supply the Stone work for the front of the new Market Street National Bank Shamokin. The contract Calls for Portage red Stone North Carolina Granite and Wyoming Valley Blue Stone. The sixth Carload of the Stone was shipped thursday which Means that the big contract is a Trille Over half completed. The new building when finished will be one of the handsomest banking houses in this part of the state. New factory in operation. The firm of Rosenstein amp Lipschitz have commenced operations at their Overall and shirt factory in the Ammer Man building on East Market Street. At present about a dozen hands Are employed and All Are working on overalls. The firm has had some difficulty in obtaining suitable help and not until they Are Able to secure experienced hands will i hey Start to manufacture shirts. Six machines Are now �11 use and More will be added shortly. Up will be in the big Combine. The p. L. Brewing company of this City yesterday received a communication from the Schuylkill brewing company the corporation organized for the purpose of securing control of the breweries of Montour Northumberland and j Schuylkill counties which stated that All of the $4,000,000 capital Stock has been pledged. The p. L. Brewery will very Likely become a part of the big Combine As will also the brewery owned by j. Ii. Goeser at Pottsville. Attorney Scarlet appeared. G. Voris Esq., attorney for the Mountain water company and James Scarlet Esq., of Danville representing the water company were before the attorney general at Harrisburg tuesday arguing the application of the latter corporation for a writ of quo warranty to restrain the Mountain water company from putting in a Plant in Milton. The decision was reserved. A big appropriation. The free Rural service is expected this year to be widely extended As it has a larger appropriation than Ever before the whole amount available july 1, this year being $1,750,000. There is a great demand from All parts of the country for the free Rural delivery service and it is probable that some of this appropriation will he spent in this county. Taken 111 at the picnic. As the result of eating something which it lib a not agree with him Frank Kear was taken suddenly �11 at the k. Of p. Picnic yesterday afternoon and i was brought Home in a cab. Or. Paules gave him medical attention and or. Kear was much improved last evening. Clothing did not arrive. The members of company f will not receive their flannel shirts and Duck trousers until they reach Camp at it. Gretna. Requisitions for these articles were made some weeks ago but they failed to arrive. Will lit to the committee to meet. The members of the committee of the Board of Trade appointed to Confer with messes. Weitzel Ami Smith patentees of the Wagon spindle which May be manufactured Here will hold a meeting monday evening. Oata Wissi people coming Here to dance. A number of Young people from Catawissa will hold a dance at Dewitt spark this evening. Will play in Bloomsburg. The �?o77�?Ts�?� of this City will play the Bloomsburg Junior base Ball team in that place on saturday. For county offices made at the convention saturday. The republicans of Montour county held their convention in the court House saturday morning and nominated can a lid ates for the various county offices. The convention was called to order by county chairman David Ruckel at 10 of clock. George Lovett was chosen chairman and d. Jones and Harry Seidel secretaries of the convention. The following delegates responded to the Roll Call Anthony James l. Bitler j. A. Clouds. Cooper a Isaiah Krum Wellington Hartman. Derry a. F. Mowery j. F. Patterson. Danville first ward�?11. M. Sci oct George k. Sechler. Danville second Ward Harry Seidel David herring. Danville third Ward a. Jones Samuel k. Ricketts. Danville fourth Ward George Lovett j. T. Magill. Limestone Charles Wagner Samuel Schnure. Liberty Jacob i. Diehl e. S. Stahl. Mahoning John Roberts Edward l. White. Mayberry a. E. Johnson d. W. Foust. West mans William getting. Washingtonville George w. Cromis w. K. Robinson. Valley Joseph s. Churn Gilbert n. Fenstermacher. No contests were reported Ami it was decided to proceed to nomination. For Assembly Samuel Ricketts presented the name of James c. Foster. The first ballot taken resulted in the nomination of or. Foster the vote being Foster 26, Chalfant 2. Upon motion of or. Robinson of Washingtonville the nomination was made unanimous. George Sechler nominated David Ruckel for sheriff and this non nation was also made unanimous. For associate judge Robert Adams was unanimously nominated h. M. Schoch making the nomination. The names of John g. Brown and Edward la Purpur were put in nomination for Register and recorder. On the first ballot or. Brown was nominated the vote standing 21 to 7. For jury commissioner there were four names presented j. F. Patterson Derry j. P. Weaver Mahoning Harry Kearns and Omar Young. Or. Patterson received 16 votes and was nominated the other received votes As follows Weaver 6 Kearns 6. Edward White named w. L. Gouger for county chairman and the name of Peter g. Baylor was placed before the convention by w. R. Robinson. The former was nominated by a vote of 20 to 2, and the nomination was made unanimous. The following conferees to the con Gressional convention were appointed by the chairman John Roberts Frank Schoch and d. Jones a committee composed of Samuel Ricketts Charles Wagner and Harry Seiz Lel framed the following resolutions the Republican party of Montour county in convention assembled reaffirms its Faith in the principles of the party which save a the nation from a disintegration and whose Wise and humane legislation has opened the avenues of Industry Ami Given Prosperity and happiness to the people. We commend the course of president Mckinley in his humane and honest execution of the Laws Ami bind ourselves to the support of the policy which has Given the nation expansion of Commerce a higher civilization and general Prosperity. We heartily endorse the Manly honest course of Jamesc. Foster As representative in the last legislature and recommend him to the voters of Montour county for re election. Further As the representatives of the party we pledge ourselves to the support of the candidates nominated. The resolutions were adopted. The most intense interest shown in Many years was noticed at the Republican primaries held on Friday evening last throughout the county and in every precinct the vote cast was larger than for Many years past at primary elections which Speaks Well for the Success of the party in Montour the coming fall election. Saturday morning a a convention was harmonious and there was a very Large attendance. Many of the most prominent republicans of the county were there either As delegates or spectators and the greatest enthusiasm was shown in the proceedings. In nominating James c. Foster As the candidate of the party for Assembly the convention made no mistake. He is highly regale a a by the entire Community and As a representative of Montour in the legislature he is Able and Well qualified for any duty that May be re a Muired of him. He will fill the office to the entire satisfaction of the people. As stated in the american several weeks ago the republicans of Montour could make no better selection of a Good party worker for their candidate for sheriff than David Ruckel. He has Laboured faithfully for the Success of the party and As county chairman he has made a most excellent official. Asau Evi it Lence of or. Ruckels Worth the convention unanimously nominated him for sheriff last saturday morning and we predict his election by a Large majority. The Republican convention honoured a very worthy gentleman when it nominated Robert Adams for associate j us age. It was a deserved nomination. Or. A Lams has always worked a for the Success of the party in Montour and he should receive the support of the peo pie. His intelligence and ability will enable him to perform the duties of the office of associate judge without fear or favor. John g. Brown for Register Ami recorder and j. F. Patterson for jury commissioner Are men of the highest probity. They Are in every Way worthy of the support of All citizens. To Suc Ceeil or. Ruckel As county chairman the convention made a Wise selection when it selected w. L. Gouger. The interests of the rep Buhran party of Montour Are in Good i ails and we know lie will make a most excellent chairman. James Jones and John Martin have enlisted. Two More Danville boys will shortly see service with the u. S. Troops in China. They Are James Jones aged 18 years son of James a. Jones of 505 East front Street and John Martin aged 20 years son of Frank Martin. The Young men left this City about a month ago and enlisted at the government recruiting office in Williamsport. Roth were assigned to troop a first u. S. Cavalry which was then stationed at Denver Colo. Last saturday the regiment left for san Francisco and on aug 15. It will set sail for the scene of the trouble in China. The parents of trooper Jones recently received a a photograph of the Young Soldier As he appears in the Saddle. The ninth . Infantry of which Samuel Waite of this City son of r. S. Waite is a member Lias participate a with the Allied forces in some very hard a Battles of late and a number of fatalities have occurred in its ranks. Or. Waite has had no word from his Sou since the ninth has been in China but a recent letter from Presil sent Mckinley assures or. Waite that he will he immediately no Titiev should his son meet with any Accident. A great fuel saving device. The welliver hardware company is preparing to put upon the Market this fall the Edgar Radiator the invention of Butler Edgar of this City which has proved itself to be a Vona Kerful fuel Saver. The Radiator is a corrugated piece of stove pipe Iron which is so constructed Las to fit on an Ordinary stove pipe. The heat coming from the stove and striking the corrugated portion of the pipe is thrown out into the room instead of escaping through the Chimney. A trial made during a the past Winter by or. Edgar a demonstrates that a third More heat was obtained a with half the amount of Coal which was previously used without the Radiator. For the present the Radiator will he manufactured for the welliver company by a firm outside of this City. Luter however the welliver company May Purchase the required machinery and manufacture the radiators in Danville. Agents will be put on the Road this fall and the fuel savers will very Likely command a big Sale. Boiler explodes in a saw Mill. A terrible explosion occurred near the town of Benton Columbia county Friday afternoon Almut 3 of clock which resulted in the serious injury of three men one of which will probably die. The saw Mill of Everett amp Ikeler is situated near the town of Benton and at the above mentioned hour yesterday the water in the engine boiler was found to be Low and a number of employees started the work of refilling it. Hardly had they commenced a when the terrible explosion occurred. The boiler was hurled through one Side of the Mill and landed in a Corn Field 20 1 Yards Distant. At the same time the roof of the Mill fell in. Charles Savidge was terribly Cut about the head and his Back is badly injured. The chances for his recovery Are considered very slight. Robert Evans was badly scalded but will recover As will also Herbert Everett who was badly bruised about the body. A Surprise for their daughter. Or. And mrs. John Patton gave a pleasant Surprise party saturday evening in Honor of the seventh birthday of their daughter May. The following were present Helen and Agnes Smith Ethel Hostel by Mary Krum Olive Boyer Marguerite Heimbach Agnes Wolf Genevieve Wolf Ruth Heath Grace Bloch Gertrude Morrison Catherine Hughes May anti Abbie Mckinney Esther Stamm will and Fred Spitle Gus Bachinger Clyde Patton and Alfred Krum. Will lengthen the switch. A trestle is in the course of erection East of the Marble Yard of t. I. Evans sons which will lengthen the Marble Yard switch running from the Lackawanna Railroad company a tracks 370 feet. Along the East Side of the trestle a building 85 by 40 feet will be erected which will be use by r. J. In egg As a Coal Yard. Or. Pegg will occupy the Small building on ferry Street North of the Marble Zartl As an office. The change will probably he made within the next month. Piik using the canal boating on the Pennsylvania canal is much brisker at present than was anticipated at the opening of the season. There Are now about 200 boats on the canal most of which Are engaged in transporting River an Ltd other Coal. The canal is now in excellent condition extensive repairs having been made within the past two months. None of the Boatmen or persons connected with the canal have anything to say As to the abandonment of the canal next year. A approaching wedding. Invitations will in a few Days be issued for the we la ling of miss Annie Miles daughter of county commissioner George w. Miles to Ross Milhouse of Ithaca n. formerly of this City. The marriage will occur in it. Paul a m. E. Church at High noon on aug. Lei the Rev. Or. Dimmick officiating Brief mention of the movement of your friends and acquaintances. Miss Rae Dreifuss and guest miss Jean Stackhouse of new York called on friends in Bloomsburg yesterday. Miss Butler of Lewisburg is the guest of mrs. R. S. Ruimerman East Market Street. I. B. Furst of lock Haven was in this City on business yesterday. Mrs. Clarence Frick and children who have been spending several weeks at Lake Winola returned to this City yesterday. Miss Emeline Gearhart and miss Abigail Patterson spent yesterday at roaring Creek. Or. And mrs. Thomas West and children of Plymouth spent yesterday in this City. Miss Edith March of Pottstown arrived in Liis City yesterday fora visit at the Home of l. A. Yocum on Bloom Street. Mrs. A. H. Woolley spent yesterday afternoon in Bloomsburg. Misses Alice and Anna Dimmick left Yeste Nlay for a visit with friends in Wilkes Barre. Mrs. Jesse Lunger is visiting relatives in Northum Berlaine county. Mrs Emanuel Wolfe returned to Philadelphia yesterday after a visit with her parents or. And mrs. Jacob Maier Mill Street. Clark Courson of Washingtonville was a visitor in this City yesterday. Fred Ellenbogen of Philadelphia is visiting his Mother on Mulberry Street. Miss Sadie Kear is visiting friends in Wilkes Barre. Miss Nellie Milliken of m nil letdown is the guest of mrs. Daniel Byerly Mill Street. Or. And mrs. L. G. Little spent sunday with Friels at picture rocks. Mrs. Edward Foley is visiting relatives in Kingston. The a Dore Angle returned on saturday from High lamp Lake. Or. And a mrs. Richard Moser of Mooresburg called on Friels in this City saturday. Harry welliver of Philadelphia was a guest Over sunday at the Home of Charles Ammerman South Danville. Or. And a mrs. Charles Watson of Philadelphia arrived in this City saturday for a visit with relatives. Or. And a mrs. J. K. Moyer returned to a entre Mills monday after a visit with their daughter . E. Limbert on Bloom Street. Miss Nellie Deen left monday for a visit in Scranton. Miss Margaret treas of new York is visiting her parents on Northumberland Street. The Rev. A. B. Bowser loft monday for Kittanning where he will join his family for a visit with relatives. Mrs. William Cook of Berwick is a guest at the Home of Benjamin Cook on East Market Street. Mrs. Samuel v. Bonier of Williamsport is visiting her parents or. And mrs. T. J. Rogers East front Street. Miss Ella Bivel of Philadelphia is visiting her parents on Church Street. Miss Jessie Kramer is visiting friends in Philadelphia. Miss Harriette Woods of new York is visiting her father on Mill Street. Miss Winfrey Newbaker of Bellefonte is visiting her parents on West Mahoning Street. Miss Hattie Russell is visiting her sister mrs. John Henderson in Williamsport. Rapti Curry of Brooklyn n. Y., is visiting his parents on West Mahoning Street. Miss Minnie Sterbrook is visiting friends in picture rocks. Mrs. Lockwood returned to la Hila Delphia yesterday after a visit with relatives in this City. The misses Adeline Snyder and Maggie Veith returned to it. Carmel yesterday after a visit with miss Mary Lechner Mill Street. David Thomas was in Wilkes Barre yesterday. Mrs. J. Heddens and son left yesterday for Philadelphia after a visit Here the guests of or. And a mrs. W. M. Led Dens. Miss Minnie Ephlin returned a last evening from a visit with Philadelphia relatives. Mrs. Laura hider of Cleveland. Ohio is making a few weeks visit the guest of her father. B. F. Myers in this City. Mrs. William la Ursel and two children left Yeste Nlay for a several weeks stay in Atlantic City. The misses Blanche and Daisy Lowen Stein left yesterday for a trip to Philadelphia and Atlantic City. Mrs. Wellington Cleaver left yesterday for a visit with relatives in Jersey City. Or. And a mrs. Alem Sechler of Kipps run. Left yesterday for a trip to Long Branch n. J. Miss Katherine Pfeil of Tamaqua is the guest of miss Letta Bausch East front Street. Mrs. William Tilly of Tamal Jua Isa guest at the Home of William Dentsch water Street a miss Maud Olmstead of Canton Ohio and miss Margaret Hillbish of Washington d. C., Are guests at the Home of Riverside. Fire company and hand unite Stoes musical organization now a part of the Friendship fire company the Friendship fire company now has a musical organization included in its Roll of members. At a meeting held Satu Nlay night Stoesz band became a part of the fire company. The band members will not become Active members of the fire company and will be exempt from All duties As firemen Page ment of dues Etc. The organizations United because it will be beneficial to both. The Bank a members find that their engagements Are not numerous enough to pay running expenses and by uniting with the friendships they will have a room in which to practice and will probably be Able to secure More engagements. It will still be known As Stoesz band and will be controlled by a committee composed of j. Tyler Ober Dorf John l. Russell and Edward Pur Pur. When the company has occasion to Parade they will be accompanied by the band. The armory condemned. Adjutant general Stewart has issued an order containing the reports of the several brigade inspectors As to the condition of the n. G. P. At the recent inspections. The percentage of attendance of company of of this City is equal to that of any company in the twelfth regiment and the general average of the company is 90.75. The ratings of the various companies of the regiment Are As follows. Company. Percentage of general at ten la Nee. Average. A .100 00 98.00 b .89.28 93.75 c Kkt 94.25 i .100.00 95.00 e .100.00 78.50 f.100.00 90.75 4 .100.00 81.87 h.100.00 93.50 1 .100.00 93.75 k.100.00 88.50 the attendance average of the regiment is 98.92 and a the general average is in. 78. Major Millar who inspected the third Brigas be condemned the armory of company f As being unfit and inadequate for Drill purposes and unsafe for the storage of state property. Seven other company a armoires of the third brigade were also condemned. He reported company a twelfth regiment As having the Best arrangement for the care and safety of state property. Would not fill the places of strikers. All but three of the residents of this City who left Here several weeks ago for i Cumberland md., to accept positions with the Potomac steel company have returned. It is said the reason for their not remaining in Cumberland was because they were required to fill the places of strikers. Some months ago the Plant of the Potomac company was closed Down while undergoing repairs. When it reopened coloured help was employed which cause a strike among the old employees. The strikers later formed a Union and obtained a charter from the amalgamated association. In View of these facts the Danville men refused to stay and the positions held by the three who did remain Are not places vacated by strikers. Pastor for Trinity lutheran Church. At a Well attended meeting of the male members of Trinity lutheran Church held monday night the Rev. L. D. Ulrich of Philadelphia was unanimously called to the pastorate of that congregation. Rev. Ulrich preached in Trinity Church on sunday july 15, and pleased a Large congregation. He is about 20 years of age single and was ordained about a year ago. Since then he has been engaged a in Mission work in Philadelphia. The members of Trinity Church feel that in selecting Rev. Ulrich As their pastor they have secured one Well fitted to carry on the work so ably accomplished by their former pastor the late Rev. W. E. Roneva. Mrs. Geisin Ger gives a picnic. Mrs. A. A. Geisinger gave a picnic to a number of her friends at Dewitt spark tuesday. Those present were or. And mrs. M. G. Gearhart and daughters Ruth Mary Ava and Edna and son Elliott mrs. R. S. Ammerman and son Robert or. Ami mrs. R. W. Eggert misses Nellie Kussell Nellie Jameson Lizzie Russell. Mary Patter son Mary Yorks Katherine Grove Ada Gearhart miss Mary Mccarthy of Ashland Ohio. Messes. Arthur Pancoast of Lincoln new. Royal Gearhart Harry Russell Charles Lyons William Oglesby Esq., and Charles v. Ammerman Esq. G. A. R. Picnic. Goodrich Post g. A. R. At its meeting monday night decided to hold a picnic at Dewitt spark Friday aug. 17. Great preparations will be made for the event and twelve posts from other places have been invited. Another meeting will be held shortly to Complete the program for the Dav. League will hold a festival. The Luther league of Trinity lutheran Church will hold a an ice Cream festival on the Church Lawn on saturday evening aug. 4. Death of Henry Christian. Monday morning occurred the death of Henry Christian an old Ami Well known resident of Cooper township. The Deena set w As 77 years of age. Ick Liy a i. And seriously injured at mans Dale monday afternoon. John Ward the 18-years-old son of Thomas Ward met with a very serious Accident at Mausdale monday afternoon at about 5 of clock. With several other boys about the same age Ward monday morning boarded a freight train and went to Milton. On the return trip the train stopped at Mausdale to take water and the boys got off. Ward was standing on a Side track throwing stones. A Pusher which was coming from the East to the water tank came Down the switch at a rapid rate. On account of a Sharp curve Ward did not see it until it was very close to him and before he could get out of the was the locomotive struck him throwing him considerable distance. The injured boy was brought to his Home 103 Chambers Street and or. Shultz summoned. An examination showed that two right ribs were broken a number a painful bruises about the head and body and internal injuries Are feared. To manufacture Wagon skeins Here. At a meeting of the Danville Board of Trade held monday night the question of securing for this City a Plant to manufacture a Patent Wagon skein or spindle was very favourably discussed and action in that direction taken. The meeting was called to consider a letter from the firm of Elliot amp Stutz Man of Williamsport manufacturers of automobiles Aud Wood working machinery in which they stated that they would like to locate Here provided local capital could be interested also to discuss the Wagon spindle which is the Patent of j. A. Weitzel of this City and u. 4. Smith of Williamsport formerly of this City. Or. Newbaker read the Lettler received from the automobile people and or. Smith presented the Model of the spindle. The spindle was thoroughly discussed by or. Smith Joseph Keely and others. Or. Goeser said that it was his idea to form a Stock company with a capital of $25,000 or $50,000. It was decided to notify the a a Auto company of the meeting and to get their terms and the following committee was appointed to Confer with the patentees of the spindle to determine upon plans for manufacturing the article j. H. Goeser chairman f. Q. Hartman s. M. Trumbower a. H. Grone and Joseph Keely. The committee will report at a subsequent meeting. Burglars in Washingtonville. A gang of burglars presumably three in number operated in Washingtonville monday night and made unsuccessful attempts to enter the residences of two citizens of that place. The gang attempted to gain Entrance to the House of postmaster Moser but were unable to do so. Three suspicious looking men were seen about the premises. At the Home of Elmer Frymire an Entrance was also attempted. In this instance however the family awoke and the perpetrators were frightened away. At the Frymire House a Man was also seen prowling about the House. Other attempts of this kind will probably be met with a Quantity of cold Lead. Insane patients brought Here. Ten insane patients from the Middle Coal Field poor District were brought to the state Hospital for the insane this City tuesday and twelve More will be brought in a few weeks. The inmates came on the railway train which arrives in this City at 12.47 of clock. They were in charge of s. W. Gangwere of Weatherly president of the District u. S. Hazleton. Treasurer w. S. Campbell of Mauch chunk a director or. Long and several attendants. The Middle Coal Field District comprises a portion of Carbon Aud Luzerne counties. The alms House is located at Laur town and it is on account of its overcrowded condition that the patients were brought to the local Hospital. The officers of the District were the guests of g. 15. Of Connor for dinner at the mansion House restaurant. Some very neat detective work. Constable Young monday morning brought to this City from Hila thelphia Raul f. Thompson who is charged with non support and the desertion of his wife and four children. The capture of Thompson was a Well executed piece of detective work on the part of Constable Young. Mrs. Thompson Mother of the prisoner left for her Home in i Hila Tell phia monday afternoon on the train which leaves South Danville at 4.57 of clock. On the same train went the Constable. At the Broad Street station Whiladel phia Raul was waiting for his Mother and Constable Young immediately put him Una Ler arrest. Fifty minutes after the officer and his prisoner were on their Way to this City. Thompson was taken before Justice Bare and committed to jail in default of $500 bail. Will he closed three evenings. The Book room of the Beaver Library will be closet on monday wednesday and Friday evenings of each week during August commencing monday the 6th. Open evry Day As usual. Reading rooms open get Ery night. Miss Mary Johnston of it. Carmel is visiting friends in this City. Job printing the office of the american using furnished with a Large assortment of Job letter and fancy Type and Job material generally the publisher announces to tie Public that he is prepared at All times to execute in the neatest manner Job printing of All kinds and desorption. A a Jgr get our paces before placing your orders. Big picnic it was successfully held at Dewitt s Park yesterday. With Cool weather and the Day most inviting in every respect for an Outing More than one thousand people attend the Beaver Lodge knights of pythias picnic at Dewitt spark yesterday. For the past few weeks a committee composed of Wesley Hollabaugh Charles Getz Edaril in Purpur Claude guest Edward Kudy David Evans and John g. Waite worked unceasingly for the event and by the Large attendance of Lodge members their families and friends and the fact that every person thoroughly enjoyed the exercises of the Day is an Assurance that the work of the committee was Well performed. It was without doubt the biggest Day s enjoyment Ever provided by the knights of pythias of Danville. The principal features of the afternoons program were As follows the base Ball game Between the a a fats and the a a leans resulted in a Victory for the heavy weights by a score of 25 to 14. The Battery for the winners was composed of Phile Hoffman and Dietz for the a cleans a Lunger and Williamb. The 100 Yard dash was won by Elmer Heim and the Quarter mile dash by Ben Bookmiller. The Blue Rock shoot was won by Elmer Heim. The barrel Apple and wheelbarrow races were captured by youths. During the afternoon and evening the dancing floor was Well filled music being furnished by an orchestra of three pieces under the direction of Herbert Wyle. Kaseville items. Miss Mary Hummel of been the pleasing guest of miss Gertrude Kote of this place for the past few Days. Or. Judd Diehl of Watsontown accompanied by Liis Cousin miss Laura Kote spent saturday in Danville. Or. And mrs. John Kote spent a very pleasant sunday at Gilill Meyer spark. The sunday school at Kaseville will hold their picnic at Dewitt spark on August 4. Misses Gertie Kote and Mary Hummel enjoyed a drive to Bloomsburg on sunday afternoon. Prompt action saved a boy s life. Harold Mcclure the eight years old son of William l. Mcclure narrowly escaped a watery grave thursday afternoon about 1.30 of clock and was Only saved by the timely action of Elmer Newberry. The Little boy was fishing in the canal under the Bridge which crosses the slip at Peggy a Coal Yard. The beam upon which be stood was wet and Slippery and losing his footing he was precipitated into the water. Or. I Dewberry who drives for or in egg heard the lads screams and hastening to the canal Bank he found Young Mcclure whose head was Bobbing up and Down in the water. Plunging in he rescued him without difficulty. After a few minutes work the lad was resuscitated and taken Home by policeman Voris. Bold Daylight robbery. A bold Daylight robbery occurred near the fair grounds last thursday the facts of which have just become known in this City. Between 10 and 12 of clock in the morning a Young son of James Lewis discovered a tramp issuing from the cellar of the House of Thomas Kennedy carrying with him cakes pies eggs and other edibles. Before the lad had time to alarm any of the grown people about the premises the nervy thief had boarded a p. Amp k. Freight train and escaped. What they think of Danville ladies. Well Danville a Public drinking Fountain is in full blast now. They have enterprising ladies Over there for besides undertaking and completing the work of raising the funds for its erection they Are also keeping it supplied with ice. Has Shamokin a w. T. U. ? 1 know it has no drinking Fountain nor a town clock dispatch. Evangelical Camp meeting. The United evangelicals will hold their annual Camp meeting on the Crystal Spring Camp ground near Unity Ville Lycoming county beginning August 22nd and continuing until the 29th. Any information regarding tents or boarding will be gladly Given by addressing the pastor . W. Hippie Waller a. At the salvation Anny Hall. Ensign Cunningham of Chicago has arrived in this City and until the return of Ensign and mrs. Heift he will conduct the meetings. Services tonight on Mill Street al60 in the Hall on ferry Street. All Are cordially invited. A fishing party. Frank Alderman and Samuel Mowrey of Ardmore mrs. Saunders and misses Bertha and Emma Mowrey formed a pleasant party which spent tuesday fishing at a Point up the River. Or. Young s sister dead. Mrs. William Foley a sister of Joseph Young of this City died at Berwick on monday trom a stroke of paralysis. She was 4t> years of age. Picked up a hot stove lifter. H. 11. Lyon had the misfortune to pick Upa red hot stove lifter at his Home yesterday burning his right hand severely. General Gobin Lias appointed Joseph 1�?z Kilbourn of Williamsport Quarter
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