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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - August 4, 1904, Danville, PennsylvaniaAl Home paper a for hie Home i he circulation of this paper is increasing rapidly. It will pay you to advertise in the american subscription $1 per year Voi this country will never be entirely free until it supplies All of its own demands with its own Danville. Fa., thursday August 4 1001. 10�?no m. Established in 1855dk. Irving h. Jenmnli-., Pix office hourly a m to i v 10it wed St. I M. To 4 M in Triue a a Shultz m. 425 Mill St., dam Villa. In. Diseases of the stomach i l Luis shines a Specia Tymi itoiiomi1cht Plant o h. W. H. Angira dentist Offik 218 Mil l. Sirkot. Etui extracted without i Crown and Bridge work a saw Salty. Equipped Wotli the Lutes us a improved and prepared to execute the Ilont difficult work. Or Ii. Reynolds i1knti t 28j,h Mill Danville a. Licu uttry in Al i if Nikii Tiaa Jhn be Mon Letraie he h work Giina Mitred news. Enjoy ont Cioti life All you Augot May warm up a bit. The Berry season is nearly eur cd. Farmers have commenced to plow. The Home raised roasting ears Are Hue. Tramps Are numerous of the South Titi this summer starched clothes soon lose their this weather. The Campaign committees Are now opening Headquarters sunstroke have Henu lost in the shuffle this kind of weather. Lancaster county is harvesting the largest crop of Oats in 25 years. Mrs. Samuel Salusbury is seriously ill at her Home on grand Street. The hot air Man has evidently been doing something to the weather. Mrs. F. C. Newmaker and mrs. Jamos Foster have taken cottages at Hunt Ira a Park. All you need to Uahle you to enjoy your Outing is plenty of dollars and plenty of Good sense. Danville a improvements this year Are More extensive than usual this indicates a go ahead spirit. The Farmer who is Busy with his Harvest would lie thankful for at least a full week of dry weather. Milwaukee stands High As a Center of the tanning indo atry. Hut that Ieuv to what made it famous the Trout season came to a Legal end on sunday. Kemelhor that it has an Ottese against the fish Laws is expensive to say the least. Not even the japs will sympathize with the bomb thrower who killed minister Pieve when punishment is meted out to the wretch. Snydertown has shown is educational Progress and liberality by extending its school term one month and increasing pay of teachers. It costs the people Over $100,000 a it or year to let the congressmen distribute free seeds. It Mukes the people receiving them think they Are not forgotten by their representatives if it does nothing else. Frog farming is recommended by the state department of fisheries. With a plentiful Supply of frogs legs there will be no need to worry Over the Price of Spring Lamb. The a a Spring Frog will be in season All the year Loon. Many people Are improving their time by improving Ilu appearance of their lawns and premises. Nothing is so attractive As a clean Well kept Yard it adds value to the Home value to the town and value to the Industrial spirit of the individual. There is one convention scheduled to take place in Pennsylvania this Mouth that is bound to i e quiet. It is that of the states deat mutes and it will be held at Allentown on August Ltd to 20. Field sports will he held and a base Ball game played. The attendance at the St Louis exposition is disappointing and the management has a gun to retrench expenses beginning of course with labor. Reductions of salaries from 5 to 20 per cent will he made on August 1st. And a Large number of employees notified their services woo id not he required. Of course it costs Money to bring customers to a store hut no store Ever yet lost Money through having too Many customers again it is announced that a decisive Battle in the far East is imminent it is the same Battle that was imminent two weeks ago. Pottsville and heading parties Are preparing to Drill for Coal near her Wick. A dam is being built at the swamp to furnish water for the engine operating the Drill and it is said that work will he commenced this fall. The new operations Are nearly opposite the Coal prospecting of George Wessle of the Nescopeck Mountain. Mrs. Charles u Danville desires to return thanks to neighbors and other f. R the kind assistance rendered her during the illness and death other hos Haud. G i. Van Doran representative of uni Usey Gio tri Al manufacturing company which inn the contract for installing the Hirou a electric Light Iii Plant Hei a As i i this City yester to morning. Din ing an interview he i gave a full option of the system to be installed along with other information relating to it just now very timely and of Groat interest to our readers. A the present contract for lighting the Borough held by the Standard electric Light company expires on november is realized that every moment of time should be utilized. Or. Vau Dorau says that the contractor with experts will be on band Early next week along with much of the material in the form of wire Cross arms for poles Etc. Our streets Are already Well Blockyou with Telephone Telegraph and electric Light poles and in installing the new system it will be the aim to got along without erecting May new poles. An agreement will probably be entered into with the Standard electric Light company by which for a consideration the Borough will he permitted to employ As far As practicable that com. Panyk a poles using separate Cross arms. At places of course the erection of new poles will he unavoidable As the system to he installed increases the number of arc lamps from 71 to 82 besides raising the Light to 2000 Caudle Power. Twenty four incandescent lamps will also be installed taking the place of arc lights in alleys and similar places where Brilliant Light is not needed. The principal part of the work will consist in getting the wires of the streets. Hence the necessity of beginning next week or at the earliest possible Date. While this part of the work is in Progress the engine and Dynamo will he completed and shipped to Danville. The first step taken next week will be to locate the poles where new ones Are required and to secure the right of Way Over poles now standing. The boilers at the water works have been inspected and Are considered Safo to carry from eighty five pounds to a Hundred pounds of steam which is simple for the Oloc tric Light Plant. Everything is in readiness for installing Eugue and Dynamo with the exception of a foundation which can be constructed with Little labor and expense. The committee on electric Light has taken great pains to thoroughly investigate the various systems for electric lighting and have purchased our of the most modern and efficient types of apparatus on tie Market the Warren alternator of one phase sixty cycles and of sufficient voltage to run both arc and incandescent lights from Tho same Dynamo thereby doing away with the old style methods of operation where separate dynamos were required. This highly improved Dynamo having no moving wire commutator or brushes not ouly increases the efficiency but simplifies the system and protects the City from burning out by lightning As frequently occurs with Many other systems. This Dynamo will be Safe in the hands of an Ordinary Liu chanic the services of an expert not being needed. At the water works where the Dynamo will be stationed there will he switchboards and controlling devices for automatically regulating the lights which will he divided into four circuits so that should the lights go out on one the other three will be in Cut surveying for the curb line. Now that the paving proposition has carried Engineer Keefer yesterday began to Survey of Mill Street to determine Tho location of the curbing that is to accompany the paved Street. The resetting of the curbing will n of hesitate Tho relocation of Many of the Telegraph and other poles that stand of that thoroughfare. The pole when the Street is paved Alt must stand inside the curbing at least right inches Hack and be in perfect line. The immediate Survey was necessary in order to enable the Danville and electric Railroad Oompaul to proceed w Ith the erection of its poles which form no exception and must lie placed inside the curb. The trolley company was de Herious of proceeding with the setting of poles last week hut was held up by the unsettled state of affairs which preceded the puddle re a painful injury. Adam Kech the puddle is unable to work owing to an injury sustained while charging his Furnace last monday morning. Adam who works at no. I Furnace in the old Mill Reading Iron works was in the act of throwing a Bloom into the Furnace when his tongs slip Ped which gave his right Arm a Nevere wrench inflicting a sprain that makes the limb useless he suffers considerable pain and is obliged to carry the Arm in a Sling. It May he some time before he will he Able t work. New assistant manager Raymond Keeler has resigned his position As assistant meager of the United Telephone and Telegraph com Pany in this District. F. Heeley of Philadelphia formerly with the hell Telephone company will succeed or. Keeler. Hostilities were opened tuesday Between the Amp u. Railway Oompaul and Tho Danville and Bloomsburg electric Railroad company Over the question of crossing the former a tracks on Bloom Street. The aggressive blow was struck by the Amp ii. Company which Cut the trolley Wiro that had been stretched across the track. Bloom Street was the Center of interest during the entire Day. The trolley Crew employed on Tho overhead work tuesday appeared Oil the ground Early in the morning and began the work of stretching the Large Copper or trolley wire the Cross wires intending for its support were already in position having been stretched from pole to pole the Day before. The operation was watched by a Large crowd of people. Two trucks fitting the trolley track and moved alternately by a team of horses were employed in the containing a Large reel of Copper wire which was kept slightly in Advance and the other supporting a High Frame work pyramidal in form on which a Workman stood to fasten the Copper wire to the Cross wires As fast As it was unpeeled. The work progressed rapidly and by Yoou the wire was stretched As far As the Grove presbyterian Church. It was about one of clock that the work was brought summarily to a standstill by the outting of the wire. The first intimation the bystanders had that the Railroad company intended to act was when the work train to which was attached a High Box car ran Down from the station and stopped upon the crossing. Further developments followed in Short meter. Two Ines armed with tools mounted Tho House car. The wire was still above their Heads and while one held a Large chisel in position the other dexterously wielded a Sledge and in no Timo the Wiro was Cut in two and dropped to Tho ground on each Side of the train after cutting the wire the train moved to a position just North of the crossing where it Rema Imd for nearly two hours. After being Cut the wire dropped to Tho ground Between each of the Cross wires extending up and Down the Street in Graceful festoon. Later the wire above the Railroad was temporarily fastened just above the crossing and the work of stretching resumed eastward. It was soon after this that the construction train withdrew entering a siding near the station. The Railroad employees tint the trolley wire was Only Twenty feet above the crossing. The Foreman of the trolley Crow which placed it in position however declared yesterday that the wire was 22 feet and 2 inches above the crossing. Later it was Learned however that the question of height had Little to do with it hut that Tho Railroad company objects to the trolley crossing its tracks on Grade and is resisting it 011 general italians h. A. Litas Patent flooring. H. A. Litz of Zurich Switzerland who is visiting his brother oat 1 Litz in this City is an inventor of reputation. His latest achievement is a Patent flooring thoroughly covered by Pat but which is ready to be put upon the Market. Carl Litz of this City Lias in come half owner with his brother in the invention and the two Mou Are casting about for a place to manufacture Tho flooring. The homing in a general Way May be said to resemble mosaic work and is made up of Small blocks of Wood with the Grain extending upwards. The features about it strikingly new Are the method of nailing the sawing and the tools devised for doing the work and these along with the finished product All Are patented. The blocks of Wood Are highly polished of any shape or color desirable so that any picture or design is easily worked in the surface which is As suitable for tables counters Etc., As for flooring. It is designed also for wainscoting and even for Walls and ceiling and where used As flooring is Ute ded to take the Placo of carpet. Specimens of Tho work wore examined yesterday try members of the local Hoard of Trade and they unhesitatingly pronounce it one of the most promising inventions of the Day. The matter will be brought to the attention of Tiro Board of Trade at its next meeting and some action will no doubt be taken to secure the now Industry for Danville. Tim pity of heading wants to manufacture the new flooring hot All tilings being Oqual the in Voi tors will prefer Danville. Fred o. Wilson of w ilk Sbarro spent sunday at the Home of his parents or. And mrs. David Rase Ville. Mrs. Diaries Mich vols son and daughter of Scranton arrived in this City saturday for a visit at the Home of David Haring grand Street. Mrs. H. Milliard has returned from a visit with relatives in Philadelphia. Or. And mrs. Pitin. B. He Deus and daughter Irma of Bloomsburg spent sunday with mrs. Fanny Coddens . I mrs. Ida Shaffer of Philadelphia is visiting at the Home of j. Ii. Milliard Pine Street. Joseph Miller of Baltimore md., is visiting relatives in this City. Or. Aud mrs. Harry Peifer of slip Mokin Are visiting at the Home of h. Aten Foust Street. Harry Hoffman and family William Walker and family of Sudbury spent sunday at the Home of a. Winters Pine Street. Mrs. D. Thompson Aud son George of new York Are visiting at the Home of James t. Magill Asli Street. Mrs. George w. Cromis jr., and daughter Marie mrs. Frank Burger and son Lester and h. D. Burger of Walliin Gronville Are visiting friends at Williamsport. Miss Elizabeth Fonlk left yesterday for a visit with relatives in blooms Burg. John Man in spent yesterday w Ith friends in Sudbury. Miss b. Perry left yesterday for Wyoming after a visit with friends in Liis City. Or. And mrs. A. Kieck of Wilkes Harre Are visiting relatives in this City. Miss May Crawford of Milton visited friends in this City yesterday. Mrs. Thomas Painter of pottsgrove is a guest at the Louie of Lawrence Hallman Cooper Street. Mrs. T. Bartholomew mrs. 1. Pegg mrs. W. G. Steinmiller mrs w. H. Or til. Miss Ida Yorks miss Edith Pegg miss Nellie Gregory miss Gertrude Sechler and miss Emma Kelso spent yesterday with friends at Klim Grove. Mrs. Oscar Shultz and daughter Lois visited friends at Kipps Kun yesterday. Mrs. James Vai Devender of North Rubei land visited relatives in this City yesterday. Miss Bertha Gaskins returned Homo from a sojourn at Spring Lake n. J., last evening. Dallas Keppert of Pittsburg is visiting his parents in this City. Garner ship and F. Robinson last evening returned Homo from St. Louis where they took in the Louisiana Purchase exposition. Or. And mrs George Rowe left yesterday for a visit wit i relatives at new Columbia. Or. And mrs. William Andy left yesterday for a visit with relatives in Milton. Misses May and Maggie Bogart loft yesterday for a visit wit i relatives to Lewisburg. Mrs. V. Q. Hartman and son Eugene left yesterday for a visit with relatives at Stonington Conn. Joseph of ringer was a visitor in Bloomsburg yesterday. Or. Nita Richards of Bloomsburg. Transacted business in this City yesterday. Miss Carrie Mei Tsuli of Catawissa spent yesterday wit i friends in this City. W. Ammerman of South Dan Ville transacted business in Milton yesterday. Mrs. I. S. Kuhn of Bloomsburg and mrs. K. Bittenbender of Washington d. C. Spent wednesday wit i or. And mrs. S. Pursel 500 Mill Street. Mrs. A Osoli Epli Lin loft yesterday tor a visit with relatives in Wilkes Harre. Hon. W. K. Holloway and daughter miss Mary left yesterday for Lake Wuola. Miss Lizzie Cli urm visited friends in Bloomsburg yesterday Harry Adams of Milton transacted business in this City yesterday. Miss Viola Young visited relatives in Northumberland yesterday. Railroad House changes hands. Tho several properties Bel aging to the Kieck estate wore disposed of at orphan s court Sale yesterday. The hotel property on d. L. Amp w. Avenue was knocked Down to ii. Manetto of Emporium for $1,705. Lot no. 2, adjoining the Listol containing Frame dwelling House was Par chased by Joseph Smith for $ .�0. Joseph Smith also purchased the double Brick dwelling Oil lower mul Berry Street and the vacant lot on the same thoroughfare. The Price paid for the Brick dwelling was $895 and for the vacant lot $200. Or. Manetto the purchaser of the hotel stated that he intends to improve the hostelry and take charge of the place himself. Pleasure trip s bail beginning. Edward Hofer Aud diaries Hull Hon who hired a horse and buggy at Frey a livery saturday evening and started to take a drive to Northumberland met with an Accident in which both narrowly escaped serious injury. Or. Hofer in describing the Accident says that they were just starting and wore in the act of driving out j of Tho livery when Tho wheel naught in the Large dour which moves on i rollers lifting it from its support and i causing it to fall Over upon them both Young men were thrown out of the buggy. Tho heavy door landed on or Hofei s leg in Tilting a Bruise while his companion in attempting to jump Camo Down upon ii is head and sustained slight injury the horse ran away and near the d i a a w. Track upset the buggy breaking an Axle fortunately at this Jwuc Ture tie animal was caught. Work on Tho Mausdale Road which is to to built under Tho act of april 15, 1903, after several delays was begun yesterday morning. A certain number of labourers living in Danville and Vicinity applied for work hut As explained yesterday morning it did not result in any being employed. Charles Battaglia with his italians came to the Lescue however and yesterday morning about Twenty of his men were pot to work. They came Down to this City of monday evening Aud domiciled themselves in a vacant Lionso near the fair ground. A four Livorse team belonging to w. A. Sli Epperson was employed yesterday in addition to the score of italians. The team was attached to the Road plow which did fairly Good execution in ripping up the hard roadbed. Tho italians were put to work wit i their picks at the Borough line about sixty rods West of tie Amp r. Railway crossing the plow being employed at a Point further Westward. The old roadbed during its Long history has been repaired in Many different ways under the direction of May different Heads system or science entering but Little into its construction. Digging is very hard. Where the Muddy spots occurred or deep rots were work the country supervisors merely dumped Large Stone or chunks of cinder in by the Wagon Load. It required but a Little digging yesterday to reveal to the contractor what he was up against. Iron Stone had been mainly used in Tho Road and Many of these dug up were of ponderous size. The men wit i the picks at most places were unable to make much Progress. The digging affects a space Only eighteen feet in Width which leaves a Nice drive alongside of Tho Road sufficient to accommodate All the travel. A new Bottom will have to be prepared along the entire distance making it necessary to dig no the old Road bed at every Point for a space eighteen Foet wide. On finishing up however the Road on each Side of the Mao Adaui will have to he filled up and graded by the contractor for a space of for of base Ball. There was an interesting game of base Hall at Tho Nail works grounds saturday afternoon Between the Danville reserves and the employees of Rempo b clock factory. It was the first game of the season for the clock factory employees who lost the game the score being 11 to 3 in favor of Tho to Servos. The wide margin by which Tho game was lost is explained away on the ground that Tho clock factory Hoys tackled the game without adequate practice. Peters for the reserves made a Good two base lilt and a three liase hit. Johnson for the factory Hoys pitched a Good game but his support Oil Tho whole was not of a sort to win. The two teams lined Opas follows reserves Barber c.,Peters p., Drei fuss lb., pistol card 2b.,and ss.,Russell ss., and 2b., Lee 3b., Anderson if Gil Laspy cf., Christian of. Employ yes Baylor e., Johnson p., Raver lh., Trumbower 2b., Foust ss., Dugan ib., Kaso if. Orth 2h., Colin of. Tho Field at the Nail works Lias become a ular Battle ground for contending local clubs. There is not a week but two or three games Are pulled off there Eracli of which is witnessed by a Good sized 111 at Walliin Gronville. Charles Campbell employed at John Eise Uharte a meat Market was taken very seriously ill of cramp at Washingtonville yesterday. He was on business for or. Eisenhart and was accompanied by his son Robert. He received medical Aid at the office of or. Sidney Hoffa and about 5 of clock had improved Suffion Eutzly to Start on his drive homeward. To arrived at Danville in due time still suffering considerable pain. At last accounts last night lie was much pavement completed. A very Nice improvement has Boon completed at Shiloh reformed Church Bloom Street in the form of a handsome new Stone pavement about a Hundred feet in length which takes in Bot i the Church and parsonage. The pavement was Laid try t. L. Evans sous and is a Fine piece of work. The Gutter accompanying it was cobbled by William Ward and also shows up very nicely. The Stone which made up Tho old paved out have All been utilized in laying new walks about Tho Church and parsonage. A it o be the special election rendered pieces sary in order to legalize the increase of indebtedness incidental to entering upon a system of improvements in the Borough which was held tuesday resulted in a very Large majority favor of increase of indebtedness. The improvements of Street paving and municipal Light will accordingly be taken Opas contemplated. As indicated by the result the opposition was not at All marked. The vote polled in most of the wards was Little More than half of what is polled at Many of the regular elections nevertheless the re Solt tues night seemed to meet wit i very general approval upon the Street. In the first and third wards where the largest vote was polled at several times during the Day voting was quite brisk. At each of the wards every tiling was very orderly and quiet. The voters were generally very free to express Trio selves on the merits of Tho questions involved and to the observing person it was nowhere much in doubt As to How Tho election was going. It was not Long after seven o Clook the hour of closing Tho polls when tie outcome at Eracli of Tho wards was known. The result throughout the Borough stood As follows first Ward in favor of increase of indebtedness 290 opposed 35. Second Ward in favor of increase of indebtedness 126 opposed 30. Third Ward in favor of increase of indebtedness 230 opposed 30. Fourth Ward in favor of increase 144 opposed 19. Total number of votes cast in favor of increasing indebtedness 790 opposed 123 majority by which Tho citizens signify their assent to Tho proposed increase of indebtedness 667. Total number of votes cast 913. Now that approval of the improvements contemplated by Council Lias been so emphatic no time whatever will be lost in getting Down to work to the end that Mill Street May be paved and Borough Light installed Between the present Aud november 1st. D. Rogers has the contract for paving Mill Street. The Ramsey com Pauy of Philadelphia has been awarded the contract for installing ail electric lighting f has largest pay. Col. C. M. Clement yesterday received from Harrisburg Tho pay of the members of the twelfth regiment for Camp service at Gettysburg last week which Breaks All records for prompt payment. The total amount received by the regiment was $10,077.58 Aud it is a matter for congratulation that the largest amount was received by company f of Liis city�?$952.48, the next largest being company k of Sunbury which received $896.48. To insure prompt delivery of the warrants they were sent by express and the colonel was notified by Telegraph. The amount duo each company was figured out and warrants sent to the company commanders before noon As follows Headquarters.$1441.28 company a Lewisburg. 880.48 company a Williamsport 877.98 company a Milton. 844.48 company a Williamsport. 796.48 company Sub nov. 894.48 company of Danville. 952.48 company a Williamsport 892.48 company a lock Haven 790.48 company i Williamsport 810.48 company ii Sudbury. 896.48boy Falls Twenty feet. Calvin the Little son of Isaac Robbins Limestone township met with a very had fall monday evening which will keep him confined to the House for some time. The Little fellow was in the barn Hunting eggs and had climbed into Cue of the highest Points of the Hay mow. To got too near the Edge of the Hay Aud fell to the ground at least Touty feet below. To lauded upon his shoulder sustaining a fracture of the Collar Bone in addition to a painful sprain at the wrist. Or. Patton of Walliin Gronville has the Case in charge. Visitors at by Shneyer s Park. Billmeyer spark at Washington Ville As usual Liis summer is attracting an immense number of visitors who feel an interest in the Fino Gamo preserve. There is not a Day in the t week Blit strangers visit the spot. It is on sunday however that the big Rusli occurs and sunday it would seem the High water Mark was recorded when no less than three Hundred people visited the spot. Walliin Gronville affords a delightful drive not Only from Danville but also from Milton Bloomsburg and a number of nth r smaller places a drive through Tho country was never More attractive than at present., while Billmeyer spark never appeared More Stone will be used. The masons began work of the foundation Walls of the Annex at St. Hubert a Catholic Oliu Roh Bloom Street on monday morning. The work Lias been much delayed by the difficulty of obtaining the Stone needed. An order for Stone Lias now been placed with the of Ulaskey Iron Aud Cement company which still has a Largo Quantity of Good building Stone in the stack of Tho dismantled Furnace. Those will be shipped to Danville via the d. L. Ii w. R., As needed Aud the work of the Anyox from now on will be subject to Little and sunday school picnic. The sunday school Aud congregation of Pino Street lutheran Church held their annual Outing at Dewitt s Park yesterday. There was a turn out of some three Hundred people and the picnic was a Success in every Rerp oct. There were two games of base Hall one in the Forenoon and the other ill Tom afternoon the players on both sides being members of the Church and the sunday school. Sports of All kinds i were indulged in and the entire Day 1 was spent at the Rev. Michael i o Reilly Rotor of St. Joseph s Catholic Church sunday rounded out Twenty five years in tiie Priesthood. In gratitude for the Long lease in which he Lias been permitted to Render service in his High calling father o Reilly sunday morning celebrated High mass Aud preached an appropriate Sermon selecting As his theme a the dignity and Powers of the Priesthood its perpetuity and benefits to the the usual Large congregation of St. Joseph s was present on the occasion. Father o Reilly was ordained at the Cathedral at Scranton. July 31, 1879, by Bishop o Hara first Bishop of 8cranton. Of the Twenty five years that lie has been in the Priesthood seventeen have been spent in Danville. His pastorate Here Lias covered two different periods the first being for one year Between september 1881, and september1882, an interval Dor ing which the late Bishop Mcgovern then Rector at St. Joseph a was making a tour of the holy land. In 1888 father o Reilly entered upon his present pastorate at St. Josephus Church and it is worthy of note that he has been Here longer than any of his predecessors. In addition to his Long service in Danville he has Laboured in Scranton dub Ore Harrisburg blooms Burg Columbia and Recovo. Rev. Of Reilly is an Able and devoted member of the Priesthood True to the highest Conception of his holy calling. He is much beloved by his people while his kindliness of disposition and his uniform Courtesy have won for him tiie highest esteem among All classes of society. That he May be permitted to labor in Danville for Many years to come is the wish of Street Accident. A thrilling Accident took place at Walnut and Bloom streets about 11 of Clook monday Forenoon. M. P. Scott and Clyde attaches of Castle Grove were driving out of town with two spirited Borsos a Black and a Bay attached to a platform Spring Wagon. At the above Point the Blok horse became restive. He refused to move Forward Aud began to rear. While standing nearly erect he fell Over backwards causing the Wagon to upset As he struck the ground the other horse jumped astride his prostrate body while the Wagon landed on top of both. The two men in the Wagon escaped injury by jumping. Or. Scott lauded upon ills feet but his companion was less fortunate and was thrown violently to the ground. Or. Soott in order to help the horses flew to the head of one Aud was soon in the midst of the mix up. His position was one of grave danger and the spectacle of Man. Wagon and struggling horses All in one Heap was quite thrilling. In a few Miu uces there was a big crowd present who willingly took hold to remove the Wagon Aud help the horse upon his feet. In a Short time the animal was free to arise but for some time lie would not be induced to make the attempt and Lay As if utterly helpless. When things were finally straightened out it was Tould that the Wagon Tongue was broken off and the vehicle otherwise damaged. One of the horses had a cat of the front foot which bled profusely but so far As could be determined neither of the animals was badly Hurt. Grange festival. Walliin Gronville Grange will hold a festival at its Hall. Strawberry Ridge on saturday evening. All the Dell oracles will be served. gauge is noted As having among its members some of the Best musical Talent in the county Aud the singing saturday night will be a feature that will help to entertain. A cordial invitation is extended to the general Mechanic s picnic. Division passenger agent d. L. Manger of the Reading Railroad with Headquarters at Williamsport was to town this morning Aud closed the you tract with the american med angles a the trans for Tatish of the patrons their picnic to be held at Hunter s Park near Danville August 25th a Bloomsburg daily. Job printing the office of the american being furnished with a Large assortment o letter and fancy Type. / Job material generally to. Publisher announces to the Public that he is prepared at All times to execute in the neatest manner Job printing fall kinds and description Laze at Washingtonville All that hangs Over. Some people seem to be slow to learn that All of a tree and All the fruit it bears Over of another lot belongs to the Man Over the line just As completely As if the tree stood Over of his Laud. This is not Only statute Law of every state but it is just Aud right. All that extends Over the line Root Aud top belongs to the Ina that owns the Laud. He May if lie chooses Cut away All the roots that extend through on his land. From time immemorial Liis Lias been the Law. All reasonable men can see Tho import of it and will approve of the court. There is but one prisoner in the county jail and he is awaiting trial. At no time during several months past Lias the number of prisoners exceeded two or three. The one at present in jail is the Man arrested a couple of months ago tor alleged assault on mrs Carl on the dog Road. The next term of court does not take place until september 26tli according to present indications the number of criminal cases will not be Large. A fire broke oat in Walliin Gronville yesterday which was discovered in the Nick of time to prevent a conflagration which might have wiped out a considerable portion of the town. The fire occurred of the roof of the Blacksmith shop connected with the Wheelwright shop conducted by Burgess Heacock Aud evidently originated from some Sparks which fell from the Chimney. When discovered the fire had gained considerable headway. There was instantly the wildest alarm As not Only is Walliin Gronville without any fire fighting appliances but the Blaze was situated in a Large Frame building that stands near other buildings equally inflammable communicating in turn with the principal Street of the town. In an incredibly Short period of time a Backet brigade was formed in which citizens irrespective of age or sex took part. Water was brought from the Creek and from the pumps near by White o. H. Seidel mounted the roof receiving the water Aud pouring it where it would do the most Good. In a Short time after the brigade got Down to work the Blaze was extinguished. It was the general opinion that but for the timely discovery and prompt work a great loss of property would have ensued. Little work for the miners before september 1st. Although Anthracite operators refuse to confirm the statement it was said that few if any mines will be operated More than ten Days this Mouth. Every mine in the Region was closed monday for the week and a Large Force of trainmen on the Reading the Lehigh Valley the Lackawanna the Erie the Delaware and Hudson the new York Ontario and Western and other smaller hard Coal carrying railroads were Laid off for an indefinite period. By the suspension the shipments of Coal will be greatly reduced and hundreds of men engaged in handling the Coal through the tide water Points have been temporarily Laid off. One officer of an operating company charitably said that this was done so that the men might enjoy a vacation. Another said the shut Down was noes sary to steady the Market. A it is estimated that More than 200,000 men in this state Are compelled to be Idle and there is Little Hope that they will get Mach work for the next thirty Days. There Are 361 Anthracite mines in the state situated in the following districts Carbondale 36 Scranton 44 Pittston 33 Wilke Barre 36 Plymouth 24 Green Mountain,4 Hazleton,13 Black greek,19 Beaver Meadow 10 East Maliano 15 West a Lauoy 48 Shamokin 21 Panther Creek 9 East Schuylkill 19 West Schuylkill 17 Lorberry 2, Aud Lyk ens Valley. 8 these Are situated on the Reading the Lehigh Valley the Lackawanna the Delaware and their affiliated lines. To get the Coal in storage As quickly As possible last week the railroads ran extra trains from the mines to Tidewater storage Points and yesterday More than 50,000 trainmen in this state were Laid off. They were not dropped from the Rolls of the company which employed them but All were Given to understand that alien they Are needed they will be notified. This will be at the will of the Railroad companies and May not be until after september 1. The Board of conciliation will meet this week and it is thought that All differences will be settled. If this is done it is probable that the mines will resume not later than september 1, when the Winter schedule of prices is effective. He lines to Tell. A Young son of Rev. Frau Kliu h. Schlegel of Shamokin had an exciting experience at Buffalo n. Y., a few Days ago Aud one which he will never forget. That he lives to Tell the tale is remarkable. At present mrs. Schlegel and her three children Are visiting at the Home of her father f. Buffalo. A Bli Ort distance from the Home is a of the new York Central Railroad leading to the Stock Yards Over which an immense amount of freight moved. Frau Kliu and an elder brother Wilhelm were playing with some other children near this siding lieu a Stone rolled under a train of fifteen cars. Franklin with no regard to danger crawled after it and when under the train it started. Fortunately he had the presence of mind to lie perfectly still in the Centre of the track and thus escaped being ground to death. Beyond a few scratch and a slight Scalp wound the boy escaped Lay Stone pavement. John r. Hughes proprietor of the Nicholas Avenue Marble and Granite works is preparing to Lay a Fine Stone pavement in front of his residence on Bloom Street. To make room for the improvement lie has removed the two Large Trees which stood along the Side walk. These have not Only been sawed off. But Tho stumps have been dug out by the roots. The Trees were Large ones and the task of getting them entirely ont of the Way proved no easy one. Campaign managers Are preparing for a Short Sharp and decisive political Battle

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