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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - August 8, 1907, Danville, PennsylvaniaState Library. Vol. 53�?no.31danville, pa., thursday. August 8, 1907 established in 1855 or. Irving h. Jennings Deni 1st. Office dour a. A. To 12 m m Mill St. L p. To i p. Danville a Shultz m. 425 mi1.1. St., Danville a. Disease of the 8touinch and intestines u specially items condensed. Regret for past Folly Shoum take the shape of future Wisdom. Much of the stress Ami Roar of modern life is unnecessary. The prudent citizen will guard most carefully his weakest part. The happiest people Are those who rest one Day out of seven. Several gentlemen who had something to do with the building and furnishing of the state Capitol Are believed to be convinced that this is a Good year to take their vacations in the Woods. If seagulls can talk As that Chicago professor says they can perhaps they will kindly answer that Long standing question a a what Are the wild Waves saying a it is said the report of the Capitol commission will spare nobody. That is the kind of a report the people want. A London dramatist having written a play called the sins of society a the Washington Post opines that it will be found a a much too Friendship May have the True ring but Isnit the kind of ring that is calculated to satisfy the girl who is in love. Men accuse women of being vain yet a Man Seldom misses an Opportunity to look in a Mirror. Attend to your own affairs and you will have no time to butt into the affairs of your neighbors. From the spinsters Point of View a mercenary wretch is a Bachelor who marries a Rich widow. Patriotic sentiment to be Worth any thing should Lead its possessors to obey the Laws and defend them. The abstemious Man is Likely to get Over the summer much better than his More reckless neighbor. There is apparently no Good reason Why competent workmen should be out of employment person who makes no mistakes or entirely too Good for this world. Progress May occasionally look like retrogression to the superficial observer. The modern Street car is a great Blessing to the average resident of a City. It is a Good thing to go out and meet men Ami women face to face. The Man who knows himself As he really is. Is not always pleased with the acquaintance. It requires a very hard hearted person to Bear false witness against a neighbor. Self exam in nation is a useful and should be a frequent occupation. Again com s the Rumor from Washington that the government is going to move on e. H. Harriman and his associates under the Elkins anti rebate act. The King of Siam has apparently Money to Burn. He is reported to have purchased 2.500.000 Worth of jewels during his recent visit to Europe. It is announced that the mexican National Bank of Mexico City will add to its present capital Stock the sum of 0,000,000 in the near future. He who a Loes not rend with attention is liable to fall into Many he udders. The boy who knows How to swim acquires an Art that May be extremely useful some Day. The Cricket on the Hearth is the awakened of superstitious fears. Eloquence of the genuine sort comes directly from the heart and appeals to a responsive heart. A copy of the Constitution of the Armenia Hunch kist society pledging its members to assassination has been captured in new York. The warships of the nations Are gathering in Force at Casablanca the purpose being to protect european from or Sacre. The lee8ville col Light tells How the members of n Lodge at Leesville a turned out enthusiastically at a funeral of a Lodge brother. The late James p. Rock of Baltimore. Bequeathed Cardinal Gibbons 6,000 to be used in the erection of a Church in some Tywun in Maryland. The United states has the largest foreign population. Argentina where twelve out of every Loo Are foreigners ranks second. It is estimated that All the inhabitants of the world could stand comfortably in the space of eighty Square Miles. It a a Rasme paint a i unrest and a desire to escape seem to be epidemic among the patients at the Hospital for the insane. It is remarkable that following on the heels of the two escapes that took place at the same time last week another should occur on saturday surpassing the others in sensational features and culminating in a capture at South Danville in which the officers and citizens of town participated. Shortly after seven p. A West bound freight pulled into South Danville where it stopped for some time. Standing near the station were Nathan Mcelrath William Hartman and Sidney Reiley Young men living on Iron Street this City who contemplated taking a trip to Sunbury. When the freight slowed up they noticed an Odd looking individual on one of the cars whom they judged to be a Lunatic. He wore the regulation overalls distinguished by red stripes and his whole appearance indicated that he was an escaped patient. Messes. Mcelrath Hartman and Reiley jumped on the train. The Man in overalls however was wary and no sooner had the three Young men gotten on the car than lie jumped off on the opposite Side. The Young Fellows following him jumped off on the same Side when the Mau took to his heels and dashed off Down along the Railroad. Convinced by this time that they had a patient to Deal with the Young men started in Pursuit. They were Good sprinters but the patient Bent on securing his Liberty was a better one. Only once or twice did they come near enough to stand any Chance of capturing him but the Man becoming for the time being a perfect maniac by hurling stones and gravel held his pursuers at Bay. Nathan Mcelrath received a blow in the Eye which completely knocked him out. Fighting desperately and gaining a Little now and Little then the Mau led his pursuers As far As the silk Mill where he escaped into a Cornfield. At this juncture a Telephone Call was sent Over to town for the police. Chief Mincemoyer in responding was just in time to catch the trolley car which gave him a Fine lift. It was a few minutes after the car left that officer Voris w i readied. The latter officer fortunately ran across or. Kric Baura of the Hospital staff and the two jump ing into one of the buses were driven Over to the South Side. When they reached the silk Mill they found a considerable crowd present while excitement was at a High pitch. The patient it was Learned was in hiding in a dense growth of Bushes Down below the River Bank. By this time the insane Man by his resistance and Savage mood had inspired a Good Deal of dread into the crowd a few volunteers were found who cared to penetrate the dense growth of Bushes in which he was concealed. Chief Mincemoyer went Down to dislodge him whip officer Voris and some others took up their position on the opposite Side. Alarmed by the approach of the chief the insane Man made a dash up the River Bank Oliero he encountered Sidney Reilly who at once grappled wit i him. Reilly was scarcely a match for the frantic patient at first and probably would have been overcome had he not by a Quick movement succeeded in tripping and throwing Down his antagonist. A moment later or. Krickbaum came up and the patient was secured. He was placed on the trolley car and accompanied by or. Krickbaum and chief Mincemoyer he was taken Back to the Hospital. The runaway patient s name is Barber he is a Young Man and was committed from Bradford county about two years ago. He was one of the gang working in the Stone Quarry. His diseased mind was open to suggestion and hearing a Groat Deal about the two escapes last week the idea took Possession of him that he ought to join the exodus. Accordingly at the breakfast table saturday morning he stuffed his pockets full of biscuits. Soon after he took his place in the Quarry by a Clever ruse he managed to get momentarily out of sight of the attendants when he made a Bee line for the Woods. He was almost instantly missed but the two attendants in charge had about All they could do to look after the rest of the gang. While one of the attendants kept watch the other ran Down to the Gas House and telephoned up to the Hospital notifying them of the escape. As explained by an experienced attendant saturday evening it is utterly Beroud rhe Power of the attendants to prevent an escape if the patients deride to run away. For Long intervals such an idea does not enter the Heads of the insane men but when one or More make their escape the others seem to think they also can get away and at the first Opportunity make a dash for Liberty. R. N. Lyons former resident of Columbia county but who for some time past has been located at this place As a representative of the Catawissa paper Mill company was arraigned before Justice of the peace Oglesby yesterday morning charged with a statutory offence. The nature of the charge was such that under the Law a Justice of the Penco is not permitted to admit the defendant to bail and Lyons was. Therefore committed to jail. The person accusing Lyonh was Annie Gill the twelve year old daughter of mrs. Mary Gill of Welsh Hill. The information was lodged tuesday and late on the evening of the same Day Lyons was taken into custody by chief of police Mincemoyer. He was committed to jail to await a hearing. At 11 of clock yesterday morning the defendant was arraigned before Justice Oglesby Edward s. Gearhart appearing As his counsel. District attorney c. P. Gearhart was present and conducted the examination of witnesses. The defendant entered a plea of not guilty. The scene of the alleged outrage was Laid near the old Catholic cemetery North of town. The child s testimony was highly a ruminating in its nature and established a Prima Facie Case. Justice Oglesby decided to hold cases the matter of bail is up to court. Nothing remained for the Justice of the peace to do therefore but to Send Lyons Back to prison for the time being. At least until the matter of bail could be Down a trespass notice falling into a window sunday night Andrew Mcgill of no. 210 Ash Street inflicted shocking injury to his left Arm. Which May cripple him for life. The Accident was Peculiar in Many respects the terrible lacerations especially being such As one would hardly believe could be inflicted by broken Glass. On sunday evening Andrew Magill who was at Home alone with his aged Mother retired at the usual hour. Between 11 and 12 of clock he became aware that his brother John Magill had returned Home Aud was on the Back porch. He arose Aud started Down stairs to unlock the door. He reached the Bottom of the Steps and was walking across the room toward the Back door when he stumbled Over the Large Newfoundland dog which was sleeping on the floor he fell Forward against the window his left Arm crashing through the Glass. Before he could recover himself and extricate his Arm the Sharp and jagged Glass had Cut and naked into the Fleshy part of his left forearm a Short distance below the Elbow producing a wound that seemed to nearly half sever the Arm. The blood literally poured out of the wound and the Man seemed in danger of bleeding to death. John Magill hurried a Cru town where he ran across officer Voris who Lyons for court. Under the Law in such called up or. Cameron Shultz by Teleta town boys who make excursions into the country should remember that Farmers have rights which others whether they reside in town or country Are bound to respect. There Are two boys in Danville who have Learned from bitter experience but a trespass notice posted Means precisely what it says and that the Mau or boy who disregards the warning against trespassing commits the sheer est Folly. The boys in question a Day or so ago while walking along one p. Amp r. Railway ran across a trespass notice posted on the farm of David Sli Oit distance above town. The warning against trespassing did not Awe them in the least and As if to show their contempt for the whole proceeding they began stoning the printed notice finally splitting the Inch Board on which it was pasted and causing it to fall from its support. The boys returned Home Little dreaming that trouble would result from their overt act. They were rudely awakened when Constable Young u Little later took them into custody Aud they were haled before Justice of the peace Dalton charged with malicious mischief. Farmer Krum who had proven himself a pretty Good detective was on hand in the role of prosecutor. The boys however during the hearing created the impression on both the Farmer Aud the Justice that they were More thoughtless than malicious and the result was that they got off by paying $2.50 each instead of a much phone Aud then proceeded to the Mcgill Home to reuder assistance. When or. Shultz arrived the injured Mau was on the verge of collapse due to the loss of blood although the flow after some difficulty had been checked by Means of a Bandage tightly drawn around the upper Arm. The doctor found the Muscles severed half Way around the Arm Aud a mapping wound was produced in which a Man could have Laid three fingers. In Addi Tion the Glass had Cut no artery although it appeared that the blood vessel was not wholly severed. Such was the injury that the doctor was called upon to treat. First the Muscles had to be drawn together and sewed eight stitches being Reni red. Altogether i was a most difficult operation and even at that it leaves no Assurance that a Complete recovery will follow. The injured Mau will be very Lucky if he regains the full use a of his Arm. At first it was a question with the physician whether amputation would not be necessary. Andrew Magill is a stove Moulder. He is a Man of steady habits and popular with this fellow workmen. He is the object of much sympathy. Postmaster w. L. Gouger of this City and miss Isabel j. Derr of White Hall were United in Matrimony at High noon tuesday. The nuptial knot was tied by the Rev. H. C. Muuro d. D.,at the Home of the Brid trs father Thomas Derr. White Hall. The Bride is a sister of Charles w. Derr superintendent of schools of Montour county. For fourteen years she has been engaged in teaching Aud ranks with the Best educators of the county. She is most highly esteemed Aud is popular throughout the Community. The Groom As is Well known is one of the leading and most enterprising citizens of Montour county. He is Post master of Danville Aud has Long been one of the Foremost business men of the town. His Large establishment on Northumberland Street supplies a Large Section with agricultural implements carriages Etc. For a number of years he was one of the trustees of the Hospital for the insane at this place. He is one of the Republican leaders of the county and is a person of acknowledged influence. The newly wedded couple took the 4 of clock passenger train at washing Touville tuesday afternoon for a trip taking in Philadelphia Atlantic City and other Points. On their return they will take up their residence in this City occupying mrs. Angles dwelling no. 218 Mill five Herbers present an old resident claimed by death mrs. Elizabeth Robison one of the oldest residents of Montour county departed this life at the Home of her Sou Joseph to. Robison Liberty township on sunday evening aged eighty eight years and fifteen Days. The deceased was the widow of James Robison who departed this life about a event Cou years ago. Her Maiden Namo was Elizabeth Sayre and she Spont her entire life in the Vicinity of Mooresburg. She was a woman of Strong personality religiously inclined and kind and generous in disposition. During Iier whole life she was a devout methodist a member of Aud a larger sum in which they might have regular attendant at the methodist Friday night was a regular meeting night of the Borough Council. Or. Sweisfort Jacob Dietz George b. Jacobs a Idrew a Clitz and a. C Angle appeared at the building at the regular time but these did not constitute a quorum and a meeting could not be held. Failure to hold meetings is not among the shortcomings that the Dau Ville town Council will have to answer for. With a couple of exceptions 11.�. Lubuk for Good attendance Atnel for being on hand promptly at the hour. As a result up to the present there had always been a quorum and All the business on hand was disposed of. Friday night the absentees mostly had the very Best of excuses for not putting in an appearance. Three Are out of town. Two messes. Deutsch Aud Fin in Gaul who hold positions at the big Mill were on the night turn while j. L. Russell is still confined to his bed As the result of the fall lie sustained while working on a scaffold at the Gaskins residence West Mahoning Street on monday. Little or no will result from holding no meeting. There was not much business on hand last evening. The Only thing which Wasat All important was the passing of the a Bills payment of which it the absence of a meeting will no doubt be provided for in some other a ii the first Brick were Laid on North Mill Street yesterday. The last stage of paving has now been reached and probably in a weeks time the Brick will by Laid All the Way from Centre Street to the Danville milling company a Plant beyond which the Street will be macadamia de. The laying of Brick began at of clock in the Forenoon and by last evening a space was covered extending from Centre Street nearly to the Continental Hose House. The same expert Brick layer William Dill who was employed on the Section Between Centre Street Aud the River Bridge when the latter was paved a couple of years ago is laying the Brick on North Mill Street. He has lost roue of his sleight Aud expert Ess and the Large crowd assembled yesterday afternoon stood watching him for hours amazed at the Grace Aud rapidity with which he performed his work. By actual count when the Mau was unaware that he was being timed it was found that lie Laid sixty Brick in forty seconds at the rate of ninety Brick in one minute or 5,400 Brick an hour. As Many men As can work to an advantage carry the Brick to him from the curbing but they Are unable to keep him Busy. The surface where the Brick is Laid is less agreeable to then Eye probably than that Section of Mill Street southward where drab coloured blocks were used in paving. The red Brick however present a much sounder and durable appearance. The blocks to beige with weigh nine and a half pounds the Chipping and the frequency with which the bricks broke in two which was noted and commented on when the paving blocks were Laid on the other Section of the Street is almost entirely absent in the paving now being Laid on North Mill of hrs. John letter threatens Doo mrs. John Zettlemoyer a Well known woman died yesterday morning at 4 of clock at Ner Homo near uak Urove. Liberty township after an illness of two Days. Mrs. Zettlemoyer had been in ill health for several weeks but her condition was not considered serious until she was compelled to take her bed on monday from then on she grew rapidly worse. She was aged 4� years and had lived in this Section All her life. She was a member of the Oak Grove lutheran Church. The deceased is survived by her husband Aud her Mother mrs. Sarah Cooper of Milton and by the following sons and daughters Elmer of Liberty township Lloyd of Michigan William Harvey Aud Jennie of Milton Clarence of new York state George of Turbotville Emma Adda Ralph Ami Ruth who reside at Home. The funeral will take place Friday afternoon at 2 of clock from the Oak Grove lutheran Church. Interment will be made in the cemetery adjoining the Church. Been break store window the window in the vacant store room in the Hartman building Mill Street was broken by some unruly boys monday night who have since paid for their frolic by replacing the the mishap was the outcome of much disorder which has existed on Mill Street for some time past the offenders being half grown boys who in crowds of a dozen or More move around from Point to Point. The boys generally have mischief in their Heads and when Ever they Are seen together it is not Long before something is on monday evening they became quite disorderly in front of the moving picture establishment in opera House Block. Chief Mincemoyer dispersed them but they soon reassembled in front of the Hartman building where they occupied the whole pavement and began to Jostle each other. As a result one of the boys was thrown into the window and the Glass was broken. To obtain the names of the guilty parties would seem like a difficult task but the officers accomplished it. The boys were to appear before Justice Oglesby tuesday night but they took time by the Forelock and replaced the Glass yesterday afternoon. Episcopal Church of Mooresburg. For the greater part of the time since the death of her husband she has lived with her Sou at the pleasant Homestead of the latter about three Miles West of Mooresburg. Of late years she was somewhat feeble. Two sous survive Joseph at whose Home she died and John w. S. Robison of Milton. Nature is beginning to put on a worn and tattered look. Death of Bliss Emily Wilkins. Miss Emily Wilkins departed this life at her Home no. 410 ferry Street at 12 45 o clock yesterday morning. She was ill for about three weeks. Miss Wilkins was one of the Best known women of Danville. She was a sister of the wife of the late Thomas Beaver Danville s millionaire and philanthropist. She was a woman of benevolent disposition who without the least ostentation did a vast amount of charitable work in the Community. Naturally she was much beloved by All those who had dealings with her in any of the varied relations of life. Had the deceased survived until the 28th of october next she would have been eighty seven years of ago. She was born in Harrisburg but lived in Danville for very Many years. For Twenty five years past she resided in the House where she died. The arrangements for the funeral have not been perfected but it is known that interment will be made at Harrisburg. W. B. Chamberlin of Torres Dale Nephew of the deceased is expected to arrive in Danville this morning when All details pertaining to the funeral will be arranged. A citizen of the first Ward who owns an interesting Little Fox terrier received an Anonymous communication tuesday warning him that his dog would be poisoned if he were not a kept the charge brought against the Fox terrier is that he barks Aud annoys people. The owner of the Fox terrier declares that the dog Only on the rarest occasions gets outside of the enclosure Aud is always locked up in the House at night. The Anonymous letter with its cruel threat has thoroughly exasperated him and he is after the writer. The nominees. The committee on nominations ha6 submitted the following list of names As nominees for the Board of directors of the association St. Paul a m. E., b. W. Mussulman of r. Shilling j. W. Lore. Will g. Brown Mahoning presbyterian a. B. Schultz Amos Vastine j. B. Watson Trinity lutheran w. Gosh. Howard Reppert Pine Street lutheran John Swarts Joseph Divel Grove presbyterian a. H. . L. Mcclure Trinity m. A Walter Lovett David Roderick Sidney Cannard St. Peters m. E., Jesse Shannon United evangelical Edgar l. Rank first Baptist Waikiu Evans David Reese Emerson Adams Shiloh reformed Calvin Ritter. election will he held Between the hours of 7 and u p. M., tuesday August 13th. Camping near Cameron. J. H. Cole and family have gone into Camp on their farm near Cameron where they have sojourned during the summer for some years past. With or. Cole s family is miss Laura Hughes and others belonging to the Force of clerks employed in or. Cole s class replaced by new the Large plate Glass at j. F. Tooley s store accidentally broken some months ago. Was replaced by new Glass yesterday afternoon. The Glass is one of the very largest in town measuring 127 inc lies by us Iuchs. To insert it in the window without breaking it required a great Deal of care and skill but it was successfully accomplished by a Force of men under g. F. Reifsnyder. The Glass was struck by a falling signboard last Winter. There was Only a Small crack at first barely perceptible which seemed to grow steadily until it became such a blemish that the Glass had to be removed. The window was insured in the in anal company maintained by local business men to insure plate Galss. Girl puts hand on a Snake. To reach her hand into a chickens nest to get an egg and size hold of a big Clammy Blacksnake was the experience of miss Mary j. Herb at her Home in Benton township Columbia county yesterday. She gave a hysterical scream and ran breathlessly into the House. The reptile was afterwards killed and measured five Aud one half feet in length. For Days the family has been missing eggs but they it to the fact that the liens were not laying them. So nothing was thought of it. The Young woman went to the Chicke Uhouse to look for eggs Early yesterday morning Aud reaching into a nest without looking into put her hand on the Snake. Her yell when she put her hand against the reptile was piercing Aud it was heard by Ner father Daniel Hess and a farm hand Geo Hess. They ran into the Chicken House Aud succeeded in killing the Snake. It was As thick As a Man s ii exodus the uncontrollable desire to escape which last week became epidemic among the male patients at the Hospital for the insane seems to have spread to the female Wing of the institution and yesterday a woman patient decided to follow the example of the men and took to the tall timbers. Of course she was captured As the most of them Are but by her caper she stirred up a great excitement at the institution Aud led three attendants a Long and weary Chase through the hot Sun. The first that was known of the escape in this City was when the 4 40 Danville Aud Bloomsburg trolley car arrived. Among the passengers that got off was a woman whose general appearance left no doubt that she was an insane patient from the Hospital. Accompanying her were two Young women Aud a Man attendants of the Hospital for the insane. The entire party presented a foot sore Aud wilted appearance such As might follow a forced March of several Miles up Hill and Down under the hot August Sun. Awaiting the trolley s arrival was the Hospital Wagon into which the whole party were tucked away Aud driven rapidly off in the direction of the Hospital. The escape occurred at 11 of clock in the Forenoon. The patient was one who was found useful in the a a nurses Home Quot and was permitted to go backwards Aud forwards pretty much at pleasure. Yesterday she decided to take advantage of the Freedom she enjoyed and at an opportune moment she simply walked away. When the attendants missed her she had not proceeded far but she was full of artifice Aud knew How to elude Pursuit. With two female attendants Aud one male attendant in close Pursuit she managed to keep concealed and made her Way nearly As far As Catawissa. It was a hot Aud tiresome tramp Bur hour after hour the plucky attendants kept on their Way and finally sometime in the afternoon they were rewarded by overtaking the woman. River Road to Grovania where the Hospital was called up by a phone and notified that the woman had been captured. It was then arranged that the attendants with the patient should Jou Ruev to Danville by trolley Aud that the Hospital Wagon should meet them at that thousand at Orange picnic the annual picnic of Pomona Grange of Columbia county held near Zauer s station above Forks on the Bloomsburg Aud Sullivan yesterday was the most stupendous gathering of its kind Ever hold in this Section of the state. Six thousand is Given out Asan estimate of the number of people who gathered for the Outing Aud to hear the Fine array of speakers who were present for the occasion. Fully 1000 teams were there. The place resembled the big Day at a county fair All the attributes of a gala occasion being in evidence. Games wore played there were exhibits of All kinds politicians from near and far were there and even the Light fingered Gentry were present. In squads. The speakers of the Day were state treasurer Berry Hon. William t. Creasy state Grange lecturer por sett. Of Tioga county Hon. Alva Agee head of the agricultural department of state College Aud others. A number of pickpockets were on the ground and operated with Ucli Success. Among those who were a a touched a was Hon. W. T. Creasy who was relieved of his pocket Book containing $18 Aud tickets and e. Laubach who lost about $30.entertained by or. And hrs. Johnson a party of ladies from tins City were very pleasantly entertained by or. And mrs. F. P. Johnson at their pleasant country residence near Mausdale yesterday. On their return the ladies were treated to a Straw ride by or. Johnson. The following were in the party mrs. William Moore mrs. Rote Philadelphia mrs. S. Woods miss Martha Woods. Mrs. Wingert mrs. Eyerly mrs. W. J. Rogers mrs. John Bateman mrs. I. T. Patton mrs. F. G. Peters. Mrs. Charles Jameson miss Antrim mrs. W. H. Mauger mrs. Saline Moore. Miss Emma ask ins mrs. J. J. Kline mrs. George Maiers mrs Ross Harner mrs. William a. Sechler mrs. Reynolds mrs. Bowyer mrs. Larue mss. Horace Blue mrs. Lore. Mrs. Hecht mrs. Russell miss Albeck mrs. S. J. W. Liver mrs. Rebman and mrs. A Pierce of this City. The consistently Good Mau in As a lion on his deathbed
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