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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - August 9, 1900, Danville, PennsylvaniaHome paper a for he Home the circulation of this paper is increasing rapidly. It will you to advertise in the american. Subscriptions per yeah Del. Irving h. Jennings dentist. Office hours 9 a. To n m 104 Mill a it 1 St to 4 It a ii Tille. A. Q Shultz m. I it. 425 Mill St., Danville a. Diseases of the stomach and intestines a specially que. W. P. Ask Elk a dentists office 218 Mill Street. Retli extracted without pain. Crown and lipid in to work a specially a a quipped with the latest and most improved instruments and prepared to execute the most difficult work. Or. C. E. Reynolds formerly of Catawissa. A Denim. Office opposite Boston store Danville a dentistry in All its branches. Charge moderate and All work guaranteed. Established 1892. Condensed news. Dusty roads. Fruit thieves Are already in evidence. The seashore Rush is beating All Prev Ous records. Many Shade Trees throughout the City need tri tuning. The y. C. A. Building is being put nto Fine condition for the reopening in be fall. The residence of Andrew Wendel c Street is being repaired anti n new ver Ida built on the front. The finest National guard Organiza Ion in the United states is in Camp at it. Gretna. The picnic holders Are working Over Itne. A baby girl arrived at the Home of Larry t. Hancock sunday. Lycoming county has had four suicides within the past ten Days. Master Emerson Burdick is confined o his Home on East Market Street with malarial fever. Great preparations Are being made for he Clark family reunion to be held at Jewitte spark saturday aug. 11. The Railroad Veteran association will old their annual picnic on Island Park ear Sunbury sept. 1st. The new House being erected by Jasp a b. Gearhart on Bloom Street will Oon be ready for occupancy. Word has been received in this City to he effect that mrs. W. K. Holloway is site ill at Lake Winola. A festival will be held in Washington Ille on saturday evening aug. 18, for he Benefit of the Washingtonville base All team. H. J. Bird of South Danville has seared the Agency for Cromwell a Star magnifying photograph easels. He is of canvassing this City. The ius Sun american minstrels will appear at the opera House on saturday vening. A Cool weather bulletin from Matti Iba would be Welcome now. Joseph Eccl continues very ill at his Fine on front Street. The Shamokin w. C. T. U. Has a pub i drinking Fountain but not sufficient ads with which to erect it. Miss Anna Pickard gave a picnic to or sunday school class it the Mausdale oods yesterday. Elmerson a. Adams and family Are of spying their new residence on East front Street. The improvements at Trinity m. I. Much Are Well under Way. August is the Lime to Start up the rest g Calla lilies. It is also the Best time the year to sow Pansy seed. Prisoners in the Berks county jail a write two letters a month at the a Pense of the jail and two at their own a Pense. A number of South Danville and Lviv Side people Are arranging to spend Oday it Mountain Grove Camp meet i Charles e. Welliver and c. P. Girton Bloomsburg have purchased the line livery at hotel Oliver this City no will assume charge shortly. Members of Goodrich Post g. A. R. E leaving nothing undone towards King their picnic at Dewitt s Park on iday August 17th, a rousing Success. A Large crowd of Young people from is cite Are arranging to enjoy a sever weeks camping at Cameron Coin Ming next monday. Beaver Lodge no. 122, k. Of p., will represented at the thirty second anal state convention of the knights of Lilias to be held in Harrisburg during a week of August 20tb. Prospects Are Bright for the greatest Ite convention in the history of the Trio tic it order sons of America which i hold its annual meeting in Lebanon ring the week of August 27-31. A or the accommodation of those Des in to attend the Camp meeting at Untsain Grove to be held August 8th tilth the Pennsylvania Railroad comay Wili sell excursion tickets to Tuuu ii Grove from South Danville August i to kith Good to return until August a . \ baby boy weighing 111 pounds ared at the Home of or. And mrs. De re c. Yeager Vine Street Oil thurs y a this country will never be 1 entirely free until it supplies All of its own demands with its own vol. Us no 32. Danville pa., thursday. August a. I boo. Established in 1855. Several factories in this City ceased operations yesterday. Although the thermometer yesterday registered two degrees cooler than it did on tuesday the heat seemed to be More Felt in this City than at any time during the summer. Late in the afternoon however the atmosphere was somewhat cooled by the rain which fell within a few Miles of this City. The employees of our various industries were greatly affected by the heat and Many of the factories were obliged to cease work. At the Reading Iron works yesterday Many employees were obliged to quit and More than half of the night turn puddles were off. Of the Twenty one furnaces but twelve were in operation last night. The employees of Bloch Brothers pants factory worked during the morning but at noon it was decided to close for the Day. Both Suspender factories stopped work As did also the foundry of the stove works. The weather predictions for today Are As follows f air weather with generally High temperature and fresh southerly winds. For Friday partly Cloudy and probably cooler weather. Mahoning dam being enlarged. A portion of the water Supply used by the Reading Iron works comes from the Pennsylvania canal and the persistent rumours to the effect that the waterway will next year be abandoned has led the Reading company to prepare for the retaining of a full Supply of water. Yesterday carpenters were put at work strengthening and enlarging the Mahoning Creek dam which now partly supplies the Mill in a manner that will give an ample Supply of water even though the canal be abandoned. The action of the Reading company in having this work done is another of the Many indications that it is Only a question of a very Short time when All operations on the canal will cease. Boys held for court. Joseph Wenninger and Oliver Ikener the two Hoys arrested tuesday night charged with stealing peaches from the Orchard of .1. P. Weaver at Toby run were Given a hearing before Justice Bare yesterday morning. Or. Weaver appeared against the boys and told How his Orchard had been raided Many times of late and not Only would the miscreants take the fruit but broke Large limbs from the Trees. Justice Bare decided to hold each of the boys for court under $100 bail up until last night Ikener was unable to secure bail but Wennig Eros father at 7.30 of clock went his songs bail. A Dewitt s Park picnic. Miss Nellie Zeringer and miss cad Phillips chaperoned a party of Yonng people at a picnic held in Dewitt spark yesterday. Those present were misses Mary Wetzel May books Helen Irland Marne Beaver Josephine Consort Martha Stahlnecker Elsie Sains Bury miss Edgar of wok Escarre Marg Aret Koons of Philadelphia and Lois Boyer of Plymouth messes. George maters Isadore Rosenthal Harvey Blakeslee Charles Rogers William id 11 Elbogen Bert Mcclure and Thomas in Lund. Gave a Lawn party. Miss Maggie Morrall entertained a number of friends at a Lawn party tuesday evening at her Home at Kipps run those present were or. And mrs. John Laudau or. And mrs. Wesley Morrall miss Blanche Campbell miss Lizzie Shannon Howard Clark and Raymond Clayton of South Danville and misses Nellie Sherwood Florence Voris Agnes Hodge Hilda 11 Ernberger Jennie Lovett Julia Argrave Hattie f by and Lizzie Horton messes. Howard Patton Curry Fisher Blaine James Frank Montague Walter Jones and William Bailey of this City. Or. Rossley won second prize. At the it. Gretna Chautauqua tuesday the inter collegiate oratorical contest for men was held. The second prize was won by Arthur Lloyd crossly of near Kaseville this county who represented Lafayette College. Or. Cross Leys subject was a on the Rubicon a which address won for him the Junior oratorical contest at Lafayette this Spring. Derr reunion. A a i err reunion will be held at the Sulphur Spring near the old Homestead in Moreland twp., . Co., on thursday August 10, 1900. All the descend ends of Christopher and Mary Derr and their near relatives Are invited to attend. A picnic dinner will he served. Should rain prevent it will he held the following Day. A new schedule for Street lights a will probably not be lighted on Moonlight nights. The Borough Council held a regular meeting Friday night with the following mein hers present president Kimner Fetterman Goldsmith Yastine Jones Amesbury Brandt Sechler Kerman and Lauer. The report of the Borough water department was read showing a balance on hand of $16.60. Or. Goldsmith reported that All the new Bonds had been exchanged and it was decided to hum the old Bonds and retain a record of them. It was reported that owners of Shade Trees which interfere with the electric lights agreed to trim them As soon As the weather became such that it would not injure the Trees. For the office of water commissioner for a term of three years Hon. K. K. Polkas name was presented for re election. No other names were mentioned and or. Polk was elected by acclamation. It was voted that chief of police Mincemoyer be Given his annual vacation. As a Means of lessening lha hour ugly expenses or. Yastine proposed that the Street lights be run up-.11 Moonlight schedule which Means that the lights will not Burn on Moonlight night. The question was referred to the Light committee which will Confer Wilh the electric Light company and determine upon a Price. The affidavit was read showing that the company has317 poles in this City. Paul Swentek appeared and asked to have the Alley Between his property and the St. Elmo hotel cemented. The matter was referred to the Street and Bridge committee. Or. Kimerer reported that a Small Stream which drains a number of Cess pools etc., emptied near Sycamore and Bank streets and that a number of his patients attributed their illness to the streams unsanitary condition. The Street commissioner was instructed to open a Channel to carry the refuse Ott. The following Bills were ordered paid Borough department. Regular employees. 182.50 Street labor. 29.53 Danville National Bank. 3 00 b. B. Brown. 10.25 o. G. Mellin.35 Harry Ellenbogen amp Bro .5.50 u. S. Express co. -30 Standard Gas co. 1.80 Standard electric co. 4 19.30 d. C. Williams. 1.40 water department. Regular employees. $153.20 Atlantic refining co. 20.55 a. C. Amesbury. 102.80 Standard Gas co. 5.00 Albright son amp co. 9.68 Amp r. Railway. .45 h. Schoch. 3.30 Frank Schram. 0.75 s a. Mccoy. 20.00 first National Bank. 304 32 Danville National Bank. 304.32 d. C. Williams. 0.40 an embankment while carrying eighteen passengers to Rupert Camp meeting. By the upsetting of a Hack at Grova Nia sunday morning about 10 of clock eighteen persons from Danville narrowly escaped serious injury and As it was several were slightly Hurt. The Hack driven by Fillis rank was carrying its occupants to the Camp meeting at Rupert and j. Staver of Bloomsburg with his automobile was coming in the direction of this City. Between the Hagenbuch residence and the Grovania hotel the vehicles met. Or. Staver stopped the a an to to allow the Hack to pass. Along the Highway at this Point is an embankment Between three and four feet High. Or. Rank drove just a trifle too far to the right and two wheels ran Over the Edge of the Bank and the Hack its occupants and the horses followed. In its descent the vehicle landed directly on top of a High Board Fence which crushed under its weight. The passengers among whom was a babe Between 5 and 6 weeks old were All thrown out on the ground. Or. La Aules chanced to be near Grovania and hurried to the scene. An examination showed that Edward love one of the passengers had a badly bruised right Arm and that Driver rank was painfully Cut and bruised about the face. Several of other occupants received body bruises and scratches about the head and face. Had it not have been for the fact that the horses remained perfectly quiet after the overturning of the Hack every member of the party would Likely have been injured. Program for lutheran reunion. The following is the program of the exercises arranged for the tenth annual lutheran reunion of the Susquehanna District to be held at Milton Park thursday August 23rd morning session music the apostles Creed the lords prayer hymn greeting by the president Rev. J. Reimen Snyder d. D. Address by prof. J. A. Richard i. D. Subject a Philip announcement of nominating committee doxology Benediction. Afternoon session music prayer and hymn. Address pres. C. W. . D. Subject a your Young address Rev. I. Pflueger subject a lutheran address Rev. J. N. Wetzler pm. D. Report of nominating committee. Music doxology Benediction. Music by the Milton orchestra and Trinity choir. Both Trinity and Pine Street lutheran churches of this City Are in this District. Entertained in Shamokin. Or. And mrs. Johnb. Of Connor entertained a Jolly party of Danville friends thursday. They were or. And mrs. John Mccoy and son mrs. James Scarlet Anna Callie and Fla Lyon mrs. Alice Lyon mrs. Butterwick miss Alice Rishel. Miss pet Saunders of Philadelphia and or. Charles Lyon of Danville mrs. Scarlet and sister miss Annie Lyon and mrs. Mccoy were members of the Church choir a a Pinafore company that rendered that popular opera in the Academy of music in this City some years ago under the direction of Gomer Thomas miss Lizzie Lyon now mrs. Scarlet appearing in the role of a Little Buttercup with marked Herald. Dates ahead for Dewitt spark. The popularity of Dewitt spark As a picnic ground is shown by the Large number of dates which have been taken by lodges churches etc., of this and nearby places during the summer. The following Days have been set apart up until sept. 12 aug. 11, Clark reunion aug. 13, knights of the Golden Eagle aug. 17, a a. R. Picnic aug. 23 improved order of Hept Sophs aug. 24, Voris reunion sept. 3, labor Day Continental Hose company sept. 12,St. Peter s m. E. Church stewards har Vest Home. Cut his left hand. While in the act of closing a freight car last evening baggage master Levi Miller of the Lackawanna Railroad caught the Back of his left hand on a Nail cutting a Gash an Inch in length. Death of father Seubert. C. A. Seubert of this City a clerk in Pauless drug store monday received a Telegram announcing the death of his brother the Rev. F Ather Francis c. Seubert of St. Peters Church at a Elizabethtown which occurred sunday night. The deceased was about 41 years of age and had been ill about a year. The funeral will be held today. Will see the big fight. David Montgomery a. U. Amesbury and chief of police Mincemoyer will witness the huh Lin Fitzsimmons prize tight at Coney Island tomorrow night. Camping party. The following Young men of this City Are camping across the River from Hoar ing Creek Harry Gerst Jesse Milroy Theodore Fisher and Frank love. Teachers institutes. The state department of Public instruction has fixed the time and places for the holding of the various county teachers institutes. The Montour county Institute will he held in this City nov. 19, the Columbia county teachers will Convene in Bloomsburg on dec. 3, and the Northumberland county Institute will meet in Sunbury dec. 10. Enjoyable event. The picnic Given at Dewitt spark monday afternoon was attended by 75 persons. A Tine supper was served by caterer j. 1. Mccoy and a most enjoyable time was spent by All present. Heat prostration results in death. As the result of being prostrated by the heat three weeks ago Friday Edwin 1 ande a Farmer residing on the farm of or. C. C. Shultz in Valley township died sunday morning at 9 of clock. During the extremely hot weather of several weeks ago or. Ande was in the held w orking his potatoes Aud it was while thus engaged that he was overcome. His brain was immediately affected and later paralysis developed. The deceased was 29 years of age and is survived by a wife. The funeral was held on tuesday morning at 10 o clock. Edward pure str elected Secretary. A meeting of the Board of control composed of two Active members of the Friendship fire company and one member of Stoesz band was held on Friday evening at which time fld Ward la Purpur was elected Secretary and business manager of the latter organization. Or. Purpur will answer All correspond ence and will hereafter make All of the b and a engagements. At Trinity lutheran Church. At Trinity lutheran Church sunday the pulpit was supplied by the Rev. E. C. Leopold of Allentown who preached two Able sermons. The Rev. I. A a. Ulrich the newly elected pastor of the Church is expected to arrive for sunday aug. 19. Enjoying Camp life. The friends of . B. Rhodes who have visited him at Camp near Cameron speak highly of that gentleman a hospitality. Or. Rhodes is very comfortably located in one of the prettiest spots in that locality and is enjoying Camp life. Beaten at Bloomsburg. At Bloomsburg saturday the "77�?� base Hall team of this City was Defeated by the Bloomsburg juniors the store being 31 to 8. Mccormick Waldman and Robinson composed the Battery for Danville and Savitts and Richie for Bloomsburg. Or. Eves May be president. There is a Strong probability of John fives the Well known Millville Wagon maker being elected president of the new Wagon spindle company. The committee tuesday visited or. Fives and he expressed himself As icing favourable to the proposition they uttered. The company will be organized shortly and a majority of the projectors favor or. Fives for president. Building new office and vault. Work has been commenced upon the new office and vault at the Hartman silk Mill. The Brick layers Are now at work. I i�?T.1 away r0m 110 saturday was the regular quarterly pension Dav. Brief mention of the movement of your friends and acquaintances. Or. Hiram Bright of Boswell Indiana is visiting relatives in this City and Vicinity. Mrs. K. I. Hill of Scranton is the guest of mrs. F. H. Vannan South Danville. Miss Margaret Dietz of Plymouth is visiting at the Home of j. D. Williams East front Street. The misses Mary and Margaret Churm returned last evening from a visit with friends in Dover n. J. Or. And mrs. Harry Yorger of Plymouth Are visiting relatives in this City. Miss Edna Cleaver of roaring Creek and miss Florence Loeh of Shamokin were the guests of miss Mary Fry Mill Street yesterday. James Kline of South Danville made a business trip to Bloomsburg yesterday. Mrs. Archie Smeade of Renovo was the guest of miss Amelia Mcclure Ash Street yesterday. Mrs. Thomas Young and guest mrs. E. Houser of Lebanon visited friends in Sunbury yesterday. Or. And mrs. J. W. Riegel of Philadelphia Are visiting at the Home of mrs Riegels parents or. And mrs. Peter Fenstermacher South Danville. Miss Kate Bookmiller of Allentown is the guest of miss Alice Bookmiller on Cherry Street. Miss Mary Pfahler of Catawissa was a guest at the Home of Peter Fenstermacher South Danville yesterday. Miss Lulu Whitman of Philadelphia is a guest at the Home of Robert Miller ferry Street. Harmon Lorah of Friendship n. Y., is the guest of his Sisters mrs. Haydn Oberdorf and mrs. George Snyder this City. Mrs. Sheriff and daughter mrs. Lames Clemens of Pottsville left yesterday for a visit in Shamokin. Miss Mary Edgeworth of Philadelphia is visiting her brother James Edgeworth. On upper Mulberry Street. Miss Jessie Kimerer has returned from a visit with relatives in Wilkes Barre and Plymouth. Mrs. Philip Hoehler has returned to her Home in Shenandoah after a weeks visit with her sister mrs. W. D. Wise at j Mausdale. Or. And mrs. Charles Cloud and daughter Sarah left saturday for a visit i in Baltimore and Philadelphia. Or. And mrs. Samuel Worth an daughter Lillian anti Nephew Samuel Worth of Philadelphia Are visiting relatives in this City. Miss Blanche caul and miss Dorothy Watts of Roanoke va., Are visiting at i the Home of their grandmother mrs. Susan Watts East Mahoning Street. Joseph Maier of the Marine service stationed at Annapolis md., spent sunday with his parents or. And mrs. Jacob Maier Mill Street. Duncan and George Patterson of Philadelphia spent sunday the guests of their parents or. And mrs. T. F. Patterson Northumberland Street. Miss Bertha welliver returned Satur Day from a visit with her sister mrs. Samuel Peifer in Dubois. Mrs. S. Woods mrs. Blanche getter and daughter Ruth of Philadelphia Are visiting at the Home of mrs. Joseph Mottern East Danville. The misses Lizzie and Myra Bowers and Stella and Regina Hendrickson visited friends in Bloomsburg Over sunday. Mrs. J. C. Sleddens is visiting friends in Williamsport. Jeweler g. Ii. Smith and daughters Helen and Florence left saturday for new York Philadelphia Aud Atlantic City. While in new York or. Smith will buy his fall Stock and take a special course in the latest optical improvements and return better prepared than Ever to tit his customers with any lenses they desire. Miss Jeannette Galbraith of Lancaster county is a guest at the Hinckley cottage roaring Creek. Miss m. A. Murray of new York is visiting her sister miss Maggie Centre Street. Miss Jennie Stevens of Berwick is visiting miss Jennie Yan Horn Walnut Street. Mrs. John Bachinger of Plymouth is a guest at the Home of aug. Bachinger upper Mulbery Street. Jacob Geise jr., of Cleveland Ohio is the guest of his parents or. And mrs. Jacob Geise sr., Spruce Street. Or. Geise has been a resident of Cleveland about 12 years. Mrs. Thomas Reifsnyder and children have returned Home after a visit the guests of mrs. Reifsnyder a father or. Charles Mummey Milton. Miss Agnes Wolle. Of Bethlehem is visiting at the Home of ii. C. Wolle on West Market Street. Miss Joy Harria of Plymouth is the guest of miss Jessie Kimerer. Mrs. W. S. Stout and daughter liar Riette of Williamsport Are the guests of or. And mrs. Andrew Russell Mulberry Street. Miss Esther Cottrell is visiting her sister mrs. Elliston Farrell in Birds Boro. Miss Mary Watson of Berwick is visiting relatives in this City. Miss Annie Chester of Sunbury is visiting friends in this City. Two Young sons of Millard Cook enjoy a trip two sons of Millard Cook of upper Mulberry Street disappeared from their Homes about 10 30 of clock monday morning and it was not until that hour Mon Lay night that they were located. Garfield the oldest of the Brothers is 10 years of age and John is 8. After taking Oil their shoes and stockings and leaving them in the Yard of their Home they left and when they failed to return at dinner time their parents became worried Ami a search was started. After searching the City thoroughly and As a last resort or. Cook started about 9 of clock monday night for the Home of his brother Benjamin who lives on the Jersey town Road about 4 Miles from Danville. Here the lads were found and brought Back to this City. Upon leaving Home they went directly to their uncles Aud were detained there by the heavy Shower. Program for Eagle picnic. The annual picnic of Montour Castle no. 180 knights of the Golden Eagle will be held at Dewitt spark wednesday aug. 15, and the event promises to be one of the most successful of its kind Ever held by the order. The program has been arranged As follows base Ball game Between the a a Buzzards and Castle the prize to be a Box of cigars. Two mile Handicap bicycle race prize Lodge pin. One mile bicycle race prize a bicycle Bell. Bag race prize a pocket knife. Potato race prize a base Ball. Sack race prize base Ball Bat. Egg race for boys prize 25 cents. Apple match for boys prize 25 cents one Hundred Yards dash prize a Lodge badge. These races Are for members Only Ami entries must be made to the committee before monday aug. 13. Tickets can be procured of any member of the general committee composed of g. L. Mcclain c. L. Foulk John Yastine j. J. Dietz Wesley Hollabough Frank Herrington John i. Jones Warren roat Thomas b. Williams John Herman and William Grove. During the afternoon and evening there will be music and dancing. Members and their families earnestly requested to attend. Drank Medicine for Lithia water. By mistaking Medicine for Lithia water w. Ii. Woodin of Berwick was rendered critically ill at his Home on Friday night. Shortly before retiring or. Woodin told one of the waitresses at the Bouse to bring him a Glass of Lithia water. Instead of getting the Lithia water bottle she poured out a Glass Ful of turpentine and Cedar Oil. Without noticing the color of the fluid or. Woodin drained the Glass of its contents. The mistake was soon discovered however and a physician summoned. A for sometime or. Wooding a condition was considered serious but yesterday he was Able to be at his office. Preparing for a demonstration. The Washington Hose company is preparing for a demonstration to celebrate the arrival of its new Hose Wagon. The last letter received from the manufacturers stated that it would probably be shipped from Seneca Falls n. Y., on aug. 13, and it will Likely arrive in this City two Days later. If this is the Case the company will make a display on the following evening. As yet it has not been decided whether the whole City department will be invited to participate. A committee of the Washington company is now in search of a suitable team of horses to draw the new Wagon. Gave a Corn roast. Fred Jacobs entertained a number of friends at a Corn roast on the Bond farm at Chulasky tuesday evening. The following were present or. And mrs. A. L. Voris or. And mrs. George Jacobs or. And mrs. Fred Jacobs or. And mrs. Simon Hoffman or. And mrs. J. B Cleaver mrs. John Jacobs mrs. Johnson mrs. Harris mrs. Renninger miss Clara Jacobs miss Cora Moyer and miss Rebecca Hoffman. Surprise party. Or. And a mrs. Frank Ross gave a Surprise party to their daughter miss Ida in Honor of her 14th birthday at their Home Corner of water and la Ine streets monday eve. Those present were Edith Elmira and Bertha Foust Maggie Patton Edith Blue Ada Lunger Nellie Reilly Hattie Adams Margaret Deen and Susan and Eva Ross. Annual Mauser reunion. The ninth annual Mauser reunion will be held in the Ridgeville Grove two Miles East of Danville on the loth of August. If it Rains on this Day it will be held on the 10th. This is to he a sociable and All the Mauser and All their friends Are respectfully invited and urged to be present. The wheel is cast. The work of casting the big Fly wheel for the engine in the kelp Mill at the Reading Iron works has been completed at Curry amp Vannany a foundry. The wheel will be taken to the works within a few Days and placed in position As soon As possible. 1 a sure co will be in operation before the first of january. Several weeks ago this paper stated that there were prospects of another silk Mill being started in this City. We Are now in a position to state that the Mill is a sure go and a principal projector last night stated that the new Mill would be in full operation by the Torst of january 1901. Active preparations Are now being made. The site for the new Mill has been chosen and is said to be a very convenient one. A two Story Brick building will be erected. Nearly All of the $25,000 capital Stock has been raised and a Large part of this amount is Danville Money. The Tynan system of machinery will be used in the new Mill. With the new Wagon spindle manufactory in sight the improvements being made at the Danville rolling Mill and the opening of the kelp Mill at the Reading Iron works which will occur shortly the prospects for a Lively Winter for Danville Are exceedingly Bright. Quot the great Lynch Quot perhaps the most wonderful and astonishing High wire act in America today is that of John Lynch professionally known As a the great Lynch a who will appear Here during the engagement othe Mussun american minstrels at the opera House this City on saturday evening aug. 11. Or. Lynch performs on a thread like wire with As much ease and safety As most people would walk a 12-Inch Plank. He walks the ladder with his hands uses the wire As a Hammock swinging eight to ten feet and most astonishing of All turns a Complete Summe Sault on a High wire no larger than a Small Lead Pencil. The act is truely nothing Short of marvelous. Burning kindling causes excitement. About 9 30 of clock tuesday evening i. Gross put two Sticks of kindling Wood in his Kitchen stove at the rear of his tobacco store on Mill Street. The burning Wood caused considerable smoke to ascend from the Chimney and a neighbor who was about to retire seeing it ran out into the Street clothed in his night Robe and gave the alarm. The origin of the alarm however became known before any of the Hose companies responded. The affair caused considerable excitement on Mill Street for a Short time. Slight wreck on the Reading. A slight wreck occurred on the Amp k. Railway at the Welsh Hill crossing about 9 of clock tuesday evening. The draw head of a Coal car in a South bound freight train pulled out and the train was obliged to come to a stand still. While the break was being repaired a Pusher going in the same direction crashed into the standing train damaging two Coal cars. It was some Little time before the track was cleared. Miss Miles wins Chautauqua cup. The Chautauqua elocution Ary contest open to girl students of Pennsylvania colleges was held at it. Gretna monday. The participants were miss Laura g. Illig Albright College mass Anabel Swartz Wilson College miss Alice v. Schriner woman a College f Rederick md., and miss Elizabeth c. Miles Ursi Nus College Collegeville. Miss Miles won the Chautauqua cup Aud miss Schriner the Bailey prize. Those who will play with the a a it a the �?o77�?� base Ball team which will play at Muncy saturday will be composed of the following members Klase pitch Robson catch Gerst first base Walman second base Mccormick third base Hullihen Short Stop Lewis left Field Lovett Centre Field Lekes right Field. Entertained by a gramophone. Mrs. Edward Hofer and daughter Emma and or. And mrs. Nicholas Hofer and son f rank were pleasantly entertained at a gramophone concert at the Home of William Lormor Railroad Street tuesday evening. Stringing wire to Millville. The Montour to Columbia Telephone company is stringing wire Between Bloomsburg and Millville and subscribers will be Able to talk to the latter place within a few Days. Missionary society boat ride. The Home missionary society of the Mahoning presbyterian Church will hold a canal Bont ride to Chulasky this evening. The boat will leave Mill Street at 7 of clock. Pic nicked at Dewitt spark. About 200 people attended the picnic Given by the a masons of Catawissa Ai Dewitt spark tuesday. There was dancing in the afternoon the music being furnished by or. Wyle miss Heim and Lambert Mchenry of Bloomsburg. Two admitted to the Hospital. Patrick Kennedy of Centre Street and Patrick Mullen of Welsh Hill were admitted to the state Hospital for the insane this City yesterday. Insurance Money paid. A. Gearhart tuesday paid to the widow of the late 11am Smith the sum of $1,000 for which amount her husbands life was insured in the Hept Sophs. The employees of the he Romsburg silk Mill will picnic at Milton Park saturday August 18th. Job printing the office of the american being furnished with a Large assortment of Job letter and fancy Type and Job material generally the publisher announces to the Public that he is prepared at All times to execute in the neatest manner Job printing fall kinds and desorption. J5f�?oget our prices before placing your orders. Kit Arterly meeting of Pomona Grange will be held at Exchange on wednesday August 15. Pomona Grange no. 31, which comprises Montour and Northumberland counties will hold its next regular quarterly meeting with Exchange Grange no. 65, on wednesday aug. 15, at Exchange. The meeting will Convene in the Hall at 9 a. M., and the afternoon meeting will be held in the Grove nearby. The program will be carried out As follows Welcome address by the Exchange Grange response by miss Fimma Lewis music and recitations by members of California Grange address by county superintendent w. D. Steinbach of Endeavor Grange singing by Washington Ville Grange music by the Exchange orchestra recitation miss Dillie Hotten Stein. Of turbot Grange address mrs. Annie Simington Mooresburg question Box. Dinner will be held picnic the Grove and those preferring can get dinner at the hotel for 25 cents by giving due notice to w. R. Mills Exchange. Contracts for repairs. A special meeting of the school Board was held thursday night for the purpose of considering bids for work on the various school buildings of the City. The following members were present president Fischer Orth Green bergs Barber Harpel Werkheiser longer Keefer and Black. The following bids for painting two rooms in the second Ward building and one in the third Ward building were re Dcharles c. Henrie. $104.00 Elmerson Adams. 203.25 it was voted that the contract be awarded to or. Henrie providing he signs the contract prepared by the Board. The bids for plastering the room and Vestibule of the f ourth Ward building were Boyer amp Baker. $46.00 o. B. Switzer. 32.22 Boyer Brothers. 59.50 or. Switzer a bid was accepted. The bids for cleaning the various school buildings were read and the work awarded As follows f first Ward Mary Llen Dricka $34 second Ward mrs. Daniel Kashner $19.75 third Ward mrs. Alice Keefer $15 f ourth Ward mrs. C. A. Robinson $25. Washington Ville Washingtonville aug. 8.�?the funeral of the late Hattie Dieffe Haeher will be held from the family residence this afternoon at 1 of clock. Interment will be made in Strawberry Ridge reformed Church cemetery. Mrs. Seigle and children of Philadelphia Are visiting mrs. Joshua Seidel. The Rev. And mrs. D. Brown and the Rev. And mrs. T. Phillips paid a Brief visit to Rev. G. 11. Day Riverside on tuesday. An auction will be held in Klondike Hall saturday evening. Or. And mrs. Charles Beyer of Danville drove through Here yesterday. Soldiers dread the grand review. Members of company fas Well As All the other National guardsmen now in Camp at it. Gretna Are looking Forward with dread to the grand review today. While it i impossible to induce officer to allow the use of their Nameb in fathering a complaint there is a Universal sentiment among them that the review should be omitted even though the governor Secretary Root and adjutant general Corbin should be disappointed. The reasons Why the officers think this Way Ara manifold. They think the bodily welfare of the men should be considered. A grand review forces the men to remain standing upon the Sun baked hillsides for More than two hours and then to March fully six Miles while carrying their heavy rifles and keeping up a Quick is said that forty men were overcome by the beat during yesterdays inspection. Vestibule a trains to the seashore. The Philadelphia amp Reading Are running Between Philadelphia and Atlantic City the finest and fastest trains Ever placed in Bervice by any Railroad. New coaches have been built especially for the 60-minute trains operated by this line and Are pronounced by All to be the Best so far produced. They Are wide platform Vestibule eighty feet in length and seat ninety persons. The la Ullman parlor cars on these trains Are also Vestibule and make the service As near absolutely perfect As Cau be arrived at. Philadelphia amp Reading engines Burn hard Coal no smoke. Welliver amp Kirton have taken charge of the Kline liver in the rear of hotel Oliver which they purchased some Days ago and will be pleased to receive a share of the Public a patronage. Or. Welliver formerly conducted a Pool room in the Kaufman building on Mill Street and or. Girton was an employee of the Danville steam laundry. Many residents of this City Are hard at work sprinkling their lawns and trying to keep the grass alive these broiling Days. They Are not having an easy time of it and ill some Yards the Gross a almost burned up

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