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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - August 16, 1900, Danville, PennsylvaniaHome paper amp ll\4 Lor the Home the circulation of this paper is increasing rapidly. It will you to advertise in the american. Subscription Liefl Velh a Hsy Fzli Webba do. Irving h. Jennings dentist. Office Houri 9 a. M. To n v 104 my st., 1 r. M to i r. E. Danville l a. Iholtz m. D. 425 Mill st., Danville a. Diseases of the stomach anti intestines a specially d k. W. Anue2c, dentist office 218 Mill Street. Teeth extracted without pain. Crown and Bridge work a specially. Equipped with the i and most improved 1 get aumente and prepared to execute the Moat difficult work. State Library. Quot a a Titis col Norv will never be entirely free until it supplies All of its own demands wit i its own vol. 45-no 33. Danville a. Thursday. August 10. 11 00. Established a 1855. Or. C. H. Reynolds formerly of Catawissa. Dan list. Office opposite Boston 8tore, Danville a dentistry in All its branches. Charge mod rate and All work guaranteed. Established 1892. Condensed news. The third Ward school building is receiving its third and last coat of paint. Milton has raised nearly $100 for the Turbotville lire sufferers. Mrs. Franklin Shellhamer is quite seriously ill at her Home on Hough and Heady Street. Peter Woods of Chambers Street is the proud father of a son which was born on tuesday. While picking fruit at Home tuesday Jacob mathia9, the oldest Aud most prominent merchant of Northumberland fell from a High ladder to the ground and was instantly killed. Everyone should assist in making the g. A. H. Picnic on Friday a big Success. Positively no admittance fee to the Park will be charged. At present there Are but live prisoners confined in the county jail. Sex governor Kobert e. Pattison will open the Campaign in Columbia county Early in september. An infant daughter arrived at the Home of William Shultz first Street on tuesday morning. The dry season seems to be general. In Many places in Pennsylvania trains Are tied up on the railroads the water Supply having Given out. Water is be aug hauled in tanks to till the engines so that Tiey can proceed. The Pennsylvania Railroad is hauling considerable Limestone this year. Many of the quarries of the state Are being worked and there is a big demand for ballast. The Teleg Raphers along the main line p. K., expect a five Dollar increase before Long. The Price of Tea has advanced owing to the chinese trouble. By a recent ruling of the Post office department postmasters Are forbidden to address mail for patrons to enclose it in the envelope Seal it Orat ii Stamps. The churches have been Well attended so far this summer. August is the falling Oil Mouth. The Milton Branch of the american car and foundry company have received a contract to build three Hundred and fifty Pennsylvania k. Standard 8u.u0u Pound capacity Hopper Coal cars. Pennsylvania Railroad supervisors and trackman Are now getting their sections in shape for the annual inspection of the great Railroad which will be made Early this fall by president a. Cassatt and party at a Date not yet announced the contract for supplying the Pablic Fountain with ice has been awarded to j w. Berninger. Two Hundred pounds daily will he furnished. A terrific rain storm accompanied by heavy winds swept Over sunday afternoon and did great damage. The lower end of Williamsport suffered greatly. Judge Little of this county while recently holding court in Luzerne county rendered a decision that although dogs Are personal property they May be killed when caught destroying sheep and the person so doing is not liable for damages to owners of the canines. Kiter Goss of bed Hock Columbia county charged with wilfully driving Over and causing the death of bicyclist John Cole near Benton on the night of july 21, was Given a Hareas Corpus hearing before judge r. Little monday and held in $2500 bail for court. A big Apple crop is reported on the Way and the Outlook for plenty of fruit of this kind was never More promising. Dry weather and the Price of potatoes Are twin evils. Since the close of Camp Hawkins adjutant general Stewart and assistants have been Busy Day and night in the drawing of warrants for the of the officers and men of the National guard for service during the Encampment. The warrant for the payment of the third brigade to which company of of this City is attached was made out yesterday. It is reported that the eighth regiment n. G. P., will he disbanded leaving the third brigade with four twelve company regiments instead of five regiments of eight Aud ten companies each. Five of the companies of the eighth according to this report will be mustered out. It seems to be understood that the two Harrisburg companies will he retained and assigned to the twelfth regiment. A Ille a prey ii flames one will be erected shortly in Mayberry forty seven buildings destroyed in that township Mayberry township will shortly have a new county Bridge. For a Long time the residents of that township As Well As the citizens of Rush township Northumberland county have sorely Felt the need of a Bridge across Little roaring Creek which Stream divides the two counties. Friday county commissioners a. H. Cooner w. H. Rohrbach and g. W. Raudenbush of Northumberland county and commissioners Miles Sandel and Perry of this county visited the proposed bite for the new Bridge for the purpose of securing dimensions Etc. It was practically decided to construct a steel and Iron Bridge 30 feet in length which will Cost Between $000 and $700. The Northumberland county commissioners also inspected the recent repairs made on the River Bridge this cite. An assault Case settled. Another assault and Battery Case was heard before Justice Hunter last evening. The action was brought by mrs. David Nuss of Riverside who charged Lewis Flanagan aged 17 years a son of William Flanagan with having assaulted her son Harry aged 13 years. The Nuss lad is employed in the Keim Brick Yard in the upper end of this City and both he and Mother claim that while he was engaged at work Flanagan struck in the face with fist. Flanagan however claimed that Young Nuss tried to strike with a brickbats. A settlement was finally reached by Flanagan a father paying the costs. Pleasant Lawn party. Miss Elizabeth Vastine gave a Lawn party at her Home West Market Street yesterday afternoon in Honor of her twelfth birthday. The following were present misses Grace and Mildred Dimmick Katharine and Helen Gearhart Elsie Moore Eloise Cressman Edith Blue Sarah Beaver Ruth Moore head Anna Shultz Edith Jenkins Elsie Lloyd. Pheobe Curry Florence Price Florence Trumbower Katharine and Elizabeth Vastine Sarah Hinckley and Saul Mccoy. Particularly sad death of an infant. Particularly sad was the death of George Payne jr., the two years old son of George j. Payne who was seriously injured by being caught Between two freight cars in Philadelphia on last Friday. The infant died tuesday at the Home of Mother on Sidler Hill of cholera inf Antum. It will be some weeks before or Payne will be discharged from the Hospital. His left Arm badly ont. Wesley Llokabaugh of 414 East front Street was the victim of a painful Accident which happen at the Howe amp Polk structural tubing works saturday afternoon. Or. Llokabaugh was assisting in removing a Belt and in some manner left Arm came in Contact with the ragged Edge of a piece of piping cutting an ugly Gash Between the wrist and Elbow several inches in Lenotti. The wound bled profusely and or. Harpel was obliged to take several stitches Init. James Murray fractures an Arm. James Murray the Well known commercial traveler met with an Accident at Home on East front Street Friday afternoon. Or. Murray was entering the rear door of residence when foot caught on one of the Steps causing to fall. He alighted on right Arm fracturing that member Between the Elbow and wrist. Or. Curry was summoned and reduced the fracture. Pleasant Hack party. A pleasant Hack party from this City drove to the Home of mrs. Fid Ward Mutchler near Elysburg yesterday where they were pleasantly entertained. The following composed the party mrs. I. T. Patton and son James mesdames Julia Mourer Giles Lumberson George Spade John Reppert Howard Reppert and daughter Ethel Flory Heimbach and children Solomon Smith William Smith John Deibert and John Jones. Arrested for begging. A stranger hav Ingall the requirements that go to make up a a a Hobo of the worst Type was arrested by policeman Voria last evening for soliciting Money from various citizens. The fellow entered several business places Aud when requests were refused would loudly abuse the refused. He was doing this in gosh a drug store when he was arrested. Place saturday. As a result of a fire which swept the town of Turbotville Northumberland county about 15 Miles from this City saturday afternoon forty seven buildings Are in ruins and about 15u people Are homeless. Many were obliged to Camp Over night in the Woods near the town. Every Cistern and Well in the town was pumped dry in the efforts to gain con Irol of the fire and for a Long time the indications were that the entire town would be destroyed. Of the forty seven burned buildings Twenty one Are dwellings three Are stores and the remainder barns and stables. The fire started at 12.30 of clock in a Large barn occupied jointly by John Moser and Peter Menges. A Quantity of new Hay was stored in the loft of the building and it is believed the fire ignited by spontaneous combustion. The buildings in that locality were All of Frame and burned like paper. In a few minutes after the fire was first discovered the flames had spread to a Jining buildings and were soon under great headway favored by a Strong wind which was blowing. Messages were sent to Milton and w Watsontown Lor before the apparatus of those places started for the scene the order was countermanded it having been discovered that there was not sufficient water in the town to permit the working of the fire fighting machines. For nearly five hours the flames raged destroying everything in their path. The heaviest losers Are Peter Menges k. Hay Man and Lewis Roben olt who conducted the three stores which were destroyed. A partial list of losers follows Peter Menges store and dwelling Ohn Moser dwelling and barn k. Dayman furniture store dwelling and barn Geo. Williams dwelling and barn Lewis Liob Enol general store and barn h. C. Bit Ner Blacksmith shop and dwelling e. C. Troxelle a dwelling and barn w. Steiner dwelling and barn William Barnes dwelling a. T. Phleger dwelling and barn Joseph Runyon Sisters dwelling Luther Smith dwelling Daniel Reeder dwelling Abram Hel finfinger dwelling. Two horses were burned to death. Quite a number of people from this City visited the scene of the big conflagration sunday and described the sight As being a most desolate one. Mrs. annual reunion of the dark family. The annual reunion of the Clark family was held at Dewitt spark saturday and was attended by about one Hundred and fifty of the Clark connection who came from various parts of Montour Northumberland and Columbia counties. The Day was enjoyably spent and the following were selected As officers for the year president w. Clark Quitman Secretary w. Clark South Danville executive committee William Bly John p. Cooner Watsontown j. C. Baird p. M. Moore Sunbury j. D. C. Kase Elysburg and Thomas Elmes Lowellville. The next reunion of the family will be held at Dewitt spark the last saturday in August 1901. A Little girl badly burned. A terrible and almost fatal burning Accident occurred at the Home of mrs. Elizabeth Seidel 402 East front Street saturday morning the victim of which was Martha mrs. Seidelo a six years old granddaughter. The Little girl was amusing herself lighting matches in an out building when her dress caught fire and she was soon enveloped in flames. Mrs. Ellen Snyder a neighbor who chanced to be near extinguished the flames with an apron. The child was badly burned about the breast Back and arms. Bible Glass report. Following is the report of the Danville Bible class for the third Quarter of the second year number of members enrolled 319 number of members moved away,2num-her of members died 2 number of members dropped for non attendance 25 total attendance for the Quarter 2,152 members 1,672 visitors 480 total attendance for 21 months,15,464members, 12,577 visitors 2,887 amount of collections for the Quarter $10,71 collections for 21 months $81.38 total number of deaths 4 number joining Church or army 17 ministerial visits,21 added to the class during the Quarter 31. Drove to Bloomsburg. The following ladies and gentlemen enjoyed a Hack drive to Bloomsburg last evening or. And mrs. Samuel Bloch and guests or. Aud mrs. Lewis Gross and son Gerald mrs. Hannah Wyle misses Gertrude Heim Bertha Goldsmith and Blanche Gross messes. Henry l. Gross Joseph Heim. Released on bail. Paul Thompson who was arrested in Philadelphia several weeks ago charged with non support and the desertion of wife and four children was yesterday released from jail upon securing bail to the amount of $500. 8. Amme Matt Bondsman. Biennial conclave knights of pythias Detroit mich., aug. 27 to sept. 1. On account of the above the Lack Awanna Railroad company will sell excursion tickets to Detroit for one fare for the round trip. Good going aug. 25 to 27 returning until sept. 5. A Mausdale festival. The Junior Christian Endeavor society of Mausdale Church will hold a Lawn festival at the Church saturday evening aug. 18. Refreshments will be served looking for stolen brass. James a. Taylor of Scranton a special agent for the Lackawanna Railroad was in this City yesterday looking for stolen brass. Very sudden demise of a Well known lady. Extremely sudden was the death of mrs Mary k. Patterson the Well known Milliner and wife of j. C. Patterson who was found dead in bed at her Home 346 Mill Street sunday morning. At about 10 o clock saturday night mrs. Patterson apparently in her usual health retired for the night and shortly afterwards her husband followed her example. About 6 of clock sunday morning the latter arose and mrs. Patterson appeared to still be asleep. He went Down stairs and when he returned a Short time afterwards to arouse wife he was horrified to find her dead. It is thought that her death occurred about 2 a. Mand the condition of bed clothing denoted that she died without the slightest struggle. Death is supposed to have Hewett due to heart failure. The deceased was 62 years of age and for the past 27 years she had been engaged in the millinery business in this City. She is survived by a husband and two daughters mrs. William Kase West Anil miss Mary Patterson. The funeral which took place yesterday was largely attended the Rev. Or. W. I. Steans officiating. Interment was made in the presbyterian cemetery. A new armory for company of the prospects for a new armory for company of Are at present very Bright and Steps will shortly be taken to raise a sufficient amount to erect a building to take the place of the one now in use Whilt was condemned by major Millar at the recent company inspection. The plan which prominent members of company now have in mind seems to be a most feasible one. Their purpose is to form a Stock company with a capital of about $5,000. A Large part of this amount will be used to erect a Frame armory the dimensions of which will probably be about 150 by 75 feet. The company will then rent the building from the Stock company and an amount which will give the Stock holders a Good rate of interest on their investment. Five thousand dollars would be a sufficient amount to erect a building which would meet every requirement and it is expected that no difficulty will be experienced in getting people to take Stock. Members of company fare on the Lookout for a favourable and convenient site and have several in View. Charter fur mercantile company. A charter was issued yesterday to the Danville mercantile company of this City. Capital $25,000, to committed to jail for court. Justice Hunter disposed of two cases monday night and in both instances the offenders were committed to jail for court. Charles Fedder was before the Justice charged with jumping a Board Hill. The prosecutor was Joseph Eck who conducts a boarding House on East front Street. He claimed that Fedder while working in this City some months ago hoarded with and when he left this City neglected to Settle a Hoard Bill of $8. Monday Fedder returned and was arrested by Constable Young. He plead guilty to the charge and was sent to jail in default of $100 bail. Larvey Lamberson charged by wife with assault and Battery was Given a hearing and was held under $200 bail for court. Not being Able to furnish the amount he was sent to jail. Program for the labor Day picnic. The big picnic to be held by the con Inetal Hose company at Dewitt spark on sept. 3, will be the Only Observance of labor Day in this locality. The event promises to be a big and successful one and the members of the organization Are doing everything in their Power to make it such. The program for the Day will open with a base Ball game Between the �?o77�?Ts�?� and the Continental team. The remainder of the program is As follows shooting contest for amateurs Only shooting contest open for ail one Hundred Yards dash one half mile run bag race potato race barrel race Watermelon race. The bicycle races will consist of a half mile boys race one mile free for All and a two mile Handicap free for All. Prizes will be Given to the winners of All the events. Dancing will he held during the afternoon and evening. Death of mrs. Mary Williams. Mrs. Mary j. Williams widow of William Williams died at her Home 218 Bloom Street saturday afternoon after an extended illness. Death was due to general debility. The deceased was 75 years of age and for thirty years had resided in Danville. She is survived by one son William u. Williams of this City. The funeral private was held on tuesday morning at 9 of clock. Interment was made in the Odd Fellows cemetery. I Quot a Quot a. A Surprise party. Miss Beulah Mills was tendered a Surprise party by a number of friends at her Home on Kast front Street tuesday evening in Honor of her 18th birthday. Those present were misses Ella Sny Der Cornelia in rout Anna Heim Bertha Vangilder Anna Woodside Gertrude Philips Jennie Knerr Martha Stahlnecker Minnie Ephlin Mabel Askin Mary Smith messes. Frank Montague Walter Jones David Thomas William Fenster Macher Mont Knerr Arthur Sloop Harry Yauip Grey Voris and Jacob Werle. Brief mention of the movement of your friends and acquaintances. Miss sue Watts of Millville is visiting mrs. Sarah Wintersteen fast Market Street. Mrs. Ella la Ursel is visiting friends in Orangeville. Cal Alder Biddle of Philadelphia is spending a few Days in this City. It will he remembered that while in this City last Winter or. Biddle had the misfortune to fall breaking one of legs. Mrs. Horace Bennett and son Hugh and mrs. Lillian Sharpless called on Milton friends yesterday. Miss Lizzie Horton is visiting Milton friends. Miss Emma Miller of Williamsport is a guest at the Home of mrs. James Cruikshank Pine Street. Or. And mrs. Nicholas Walker and son of Wilk Sharre Are the guests of mrs. Lewis Titel Mill Street. Archie Hummer left yesterday for Morris Plains n. J.,where he will finish the season with the base Hall team of that City. Mrs. Laferty of Vineland n. J., is visiting mrs. William Wert Ian on Bloom Road. Mrs. James k. Davis Aud daughter May of fast Market Street have returned Home after a pleasant visit with relatives in Pottsville. Miss Sarah Vastine is visiting relatives in new Berlin. Mrs. W. C. Davis and son Samuel visited or. Edward Davis at Berwick yesterday. Harry Limperger who has been visiting parents on West Mahoning Street returned to West Chester yesterday. The following out of town people attended the funeral of mrs. Mary f Patterson yesterday or. And mrs. W. C. Gilmore mrs. Samuel Youngman Williamsport or. And mrs. James Vand Ender Northumberland or and mrs. Charles Kentz Muncy station or. And mrs. Stephen Reice Espy mrs. A. Evans mrs. Fritz and miss Jennie Evans Bloomsburg mrs. Agnes Dyer and son miss Watson Philadelphia mrs. George Gilmore Linden Archibald Patterson and daughter Rohrsburg miss Patterson Benton. Miss Mary Thomas and miss Elsie Strieker of Catawissa Are guests at the Home of or. C. H. Reynolds on Mill Street. Miss Rebecca Titley returned saturday from a visit with friends in Williamsport. Or. And mrs. R. Giffin and daughter Dorothy of Philadelphia Are guests j at the Wetzel Homestead Corner of Church and front streets. Mrs. James Scott and daughter miss Sallie of Northumberland and James Long of Milton were the guests Over sunday of mrs. George Street. S. V. Border of the Williamsport Sun spent sunday at the Home of t. Rogers East front Street. Mrs. William mock returned to Scranton saturday after a visit with her parents or. And mrs. C. Ii. Titley on Kast front Street. Charles Yerrick of Philadelphia is visiting parents on West Mahoning Street. Mrs. W. D. Nields and daughters Hazel and Margaret of Shamokin Are the guests of friends in this cite. Harry Kerman esq., returned to Philadelphia monday after a visit with parents on Kast front Street. Horace freeze of Brooklyn n. Y., is visiting Mother on water Street. C. A. Seubert has returned from Lebanon where he attended the funeral of brother the late Rev. Father Francis c. Shuhert. Samuel Davis of Canyon City colo., is visiting parents or. And mrs. W. C. Davis Mill Street. This is first visit to this City in ten years. Mrs. W. F. Roney and three children of Aston Are visiting friends in this City. Or. And mrs. Beverly w. Musselman Are at Ocean Grove n. Miss Flora Corson of Clifton rocks is the guest of miss Annie Miles on fast Market Street. Mrs. Willia Mccloud of Sunbury is visiting friends in this City. Miss Lizzie Fischer and miss May Horton Are visiting friends in Milton. Misses Muia and Anna Michel of Pottsville Are guests at the Home of John Goeser Centre Street. Miss Della Meyers of Williamsport is visiting at the Home of 11. M. Trumbower fast Market Street. Mrs. Harry Pope of Bristol is visiting her parents or. Anil mrs. Alonzo Motterud fast Market Street. Miss Annie Nagle of Philadelphia is the guest of miss Charlotte Persing on Centre Street. Ii. C. Bare a student in the Law office of f. S. Gearhart left yesterday for a visit in Philadelphia Norristown and Montgomery county. Or. And mrs. John Coleman or. Holla and William Andy of Washingtonville were visitors to this City yesterday. Mrs. Mary Johnson and granddaughter miss May James left yesterday for a visit in Marietta. Or. And mrs. W. 1. Laumaster returned yesterday from a few Days visit at the Hinckley cottage roaring Creek. Foreign pupils will have to More next year. A regular meeting of the Borough school Board was Hel l monday night with the following members present president Fisher Black Green Berger Werk Heiser Keefer Lunger Festerma her Barber and Harpel. The report of the treasurer showed a balance on hand of $3,447.91. I r. Barber reported that or. Henrie who was Given the contract for painting three rooms in the third Ftp a id building refused to sign the contract As he did not exactly understand How the work was to he done when he made . F. F. Bittenbender representing the Al Shastine company of grand rapids mich., appeared before the Board and showed samples of Althastine and asked that the Board use it on the Walls of the rooms in the third Ward build Kigiu Stead of paint. It was voted to Purchase the material and have it put on the Walls of one of the rooms and on the other two if the work can he accomplished before the opening of the school term. The Transfer committee reported a change in the prices of tuition which was adopted. Heretofore foreign pupils in schools below the grammar schools were charged 50 cents per month and grammar school pupils $1.00 per month under the new scale of prices foreign pupils in the first second and third primaries will he obliged to 75 cents per month grammar school pupils $1.25 per month and High school pupils $25 per year the same Price As formerly charge. The resignations of miss Mary Williams Supply teacher and miss m. C. Madden substitute teacher were accepted. Both ladies have secured permanent positions. The Hills were held Over until the next regular meeting. Rural delivery for two townships. Some of the residents of Limestone and Liberty townships this county Are soon to enjoy the benefits of free Rural mail delivery. Special inspector Eisenhower of the Post Tolice department recently made a trip Over the proposed route which is to take in these townships and expressed himself much pleased with it and said he would make a favourable report. The route is As follows from the Milton Post office out Broadway to Weidenhamer a thence North through Paradise into Limestone township Montour county to the residence of Daniel Gauger thence South through Liberty township to Bill every a dam thence West to Milton striking tie Danville Road at Lawson a farm. The route is Twenty two Miles Long. If established tie mail will leave the Milton Post office every morning at eight of clock excepting Sun Day. It is thought the service will begin about september 1st. Pennsylvania methodists to Convene. The convention of the methodists of Pennsylvania will he held in Grace Church Harrisburg oct., 22 to 25. This will he hut the second convention of methodists Ever held in Pennsylvania the first and Only one Ever held being in 1870 in Philadelphia since that time the methodist Church has shown a remarkable growth in the state As Well As elsewhere. At the present time there Are in Pennsylvania the whole or parts of fourteen conferences with 250 Church organizations 1200 ministers 270,000 members representing a constituency of Over 750,000 and with Church property aggregating a Good Many million dollars. Much smoke causes an alarm. Dense volumes of smoke issuing from a basement window of the Thomas Beaver free Library about 1 of clock tues Day afternoon caused an alarm of fire which brought nearly the whole fire department to the scene. Before any of the companies went into service it was found that the smoke came from a Quantity of waste paper in the Furnace which someone had lighted. The Chimney being stopped up the smoke filled the basement and issued from the windows. Married at Saint Paul a parsonage. At Saint Paul a m. F. Parsonage on saturday evening occurred the marriage of miss Carrie Shelley daughter of mrs. William pickins Nassau Street and Jacob Sechler the Rev. Or. Dimmick officiating. A wedding dinner was Given at the Home of the Bride on sunday and the following friends were present mrs. Eva Creasy and daughter Omnia miss Ida Sechler and George Hawkins. Taking care of homeless people the Turbotville people who were rendered homeless by the big fire have been provided with temporary quarters in the Homes of their More fortunate townsmen. Many whose dwellings and household goods were burned carried no insurance and Are left penniless. Captured an opossum. Edward Cormeau captured a Large opossum in the Yard in the rear of residence at the Corner of fast front and Pine streets monday morning. Mrs. Gorman first discovered the animal which was lying in a pail. She called her husband who captured it without difficulty. Bev. Baver will speak. The Rev. C. W. Raver will deliver tie address at the g. A. R. Picnic aug. 17. Positively no admittance fee will be charged at the Park. I picnics one held yesterday and another booked for tomorrow. Large picnics at Dewitt spark Are particularly numerous these Days. One occurred yesterday another will he held tomorrow and a third will take place on tuesday. The picnic of Montour Castle no. 186 knights of the Golden Eagle yesterday was a Success in every Way and was attended by nearly a thousand persons. The program of the Day consisted of a base Ball game Between the a a eagles and the a a Buzzards a which was won by the former. The prize was a Box of cigars. The other events resulted As follows mile bicycle race against time William Berger prize Lodge pin. Mile bicycle race William Berger first Theodore Fischer second prize bicycle Bell. One Hundred Yards dash for boys Harry Walker prize base Ball Bat. Egg race Fred Aten prize 25 cents. Apple match f rank freeze 25 cents. Dancing was held during the afternoon and evening music being furnished by Wallace a orchestra. I. O. S. Of a picnic. Washington Camp p. O. S. Of a., has fixed tuesday aug. 21, for the holding of its picnic which will be for members and their friends. Invitations have been sent to the can past Berwick Catawissa Bloomsburg and Washingtonville Anda Large number of out of town members of the order Are expected. The events of the Day will consist of a base Ball game Between the a. D. K., and the p. O. S. Of a. Teams bicycle and other races. Tickets can be procured from any of the following Isaac Dreifuss danie1 Brooks jr., and John o. Eyerly. The committee of arrangements is composed of the following John o. Eyerly chairman Jesse Milroy Isaac Dreifuss Theodore Fischer Daniel Brooks jr., Edward a1 Beck Edward Waite Isaac Gross g. B. Wertman and w. D. Strati. U. A. R. Picnic. The g. A. R. Picnic will be held tomorrow and promises to be one of the biggest of the season. A number of out of town posts have accepted invitations to be present. No admittance fee to the Park will be charged and the Public is cordially invited to attend. Will not go to Allegheny pity f or sometime past persistent rumours have been in circulation in this City to the effect that the Rev. Or. B. F. Dimmick tie popular pastor of Saint Paul a m. Church had received a Call from the congregation of Calvary m. I. Church of Allegheny City. The Pennsylvania methodist of july 26, also announced that or. Dimmick had received a Call from that Church but in its Issue of aug. 9, corrects the statement As follows a on what was considered Good authority it was stated in the methodist of july 26 that or. B. F. Dimmick of Danville had been invited to the pastorate of Calvary m. E. Church Allegheny City. This is incorrect. Or. M. Thoburn of Central Church Detroit according to the Michigan Christian advocate has been tendered and accepted tiie Call to no offer yet made for Bessemer Plant. While nothing definite has been Lear de the officials of the Danville Bessemer company Are still of the opinion that the company a Plant in this City will be purchased by Canadian capitalists. To a Philadelphia press representative an official of the Danville Bessemer company said that the Engineer who examined the company a Plant supposedly in the interests of Canadian parties went into matters in detail. Because of this fact the official is of the opinion that the Canadian people Are considering seriously the Purchase of the Plant. He said no offer has been made As yet and that some Little time will be required to Complete the negotiations that these interests probably have in mind. Leader of a celebrated orchestra. Roy Foulk of Williamsport formerly of this City and a son of or. And mrs. B. F. Foulk lower Mulberry Street has assumed tiie leadership of the celebrated stopper amp Fisk orchestra of that place. The Williamsport Gazette and bulletin says that or. Foulk is an experienced violinist and will in the future devote entire time and attention to the advancement of this organization. Pic Nice at roaring Creek. The following party of Young people chaperoned by miss Sarah Cunningham Pic Nice at the Hinckley Cabin roaring Creek monday misses Jennie Lewis Edith and Helen Kramer miss Hunter of Bloomsburg messes. Lliam Smith Charles Shelhart Clarence Derr Joseph Binder William Bailey Walter Kramer Osborne Brown George and William maters. Cant meeting at Clement s Park. The coloured m. E. Camp meeting of the Bloomsburg circuit will open at Clements Park opposite Sunbury saturday evening aug. 18 and last Over two sundays. There will be Good preaching and a Large attendance is anticipated. Inspecting the Plant. D. Stinger and j. V. Johnston of Philadelphia have been in tins City for the past few Days inspecting the Plant of the Danville Bessemer steel company. Job printing the office of the american using furnished with a Large assortment of Job letter and fancy Type and Job material generally the publisher announces to the Public that he is prepared at All times to execute in the neatest manner Job printing fall kinds and description. Of get our prices before placing your orders. M1llh0use-Miles nuptials occurred this afternoon in Saint Paul a m. E. Church at 12.30 of clock this afternoon Saint i aul s m. E. Church was the scene of a very pretty wedding. At that hour miss Annie Miles daughter of county commissioner George w. Miles a Well known and popular Young lady of this City was United in marriage to or. Loss Millhouse of Ithaca n. Y.,formerly of this City. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Or. Dimmick and was witnessed by a Large number of invited guests. Harry l. Stewart of Tyrone officiated As Best Man and the Ushers were Samuel Johnson t. I. Murray William Eggert and flu Gene Miles All of this City. The Bride was attended by miss Laura Corson of Clifton rocks. The wedding March was played by miss Alice Sloane Dimmick. Following the ceremony at the Church a Large reception was Given at the Home of the brides parents on East Market Street at which John b. Mccoy was caterer. The Many presents which have been received by the Bride Are handsome and valuable. The newly married couple departed on the 2.11 Lackawanna train for a bridal tour after which they will take up their residence in Ithaca a. Where or Millhouse occupies a prominent position in musical circles. Washington Ville what people Are doing in that interest ing Borough. Washingtonville aug. 14.�?miss Sadie Laidacker of Riverside is visiting her aunt mrs. Geiger. Mrs. Dietrick of Schuyler visited mrs. T. Yerg yesterday. Mrs. Butler left on saturday last for Ashley to visit her daughter mrs. Colt whose two children Are quite ill. A number of our citizens visited Turbotville saturday and sunday to View the ruins of the big lire. The festival held saturday evening at Strawberry Ridge was a big Success and was Well patronized by Washingtonville people. The Rev. T. M. Phillips will preach in Mahoning township thursday evening. Fred Seidel drove to Turbotville monday evening. The festival to be held saturday evening for the base Ball team promises to be a very pleasant event. Fred Butler was overcome by the heat on Friday but is now slowly recovering. A. I Ellenbacher was taken suddenly ill sunday afternoon but is now improving. Ralph Seidel is out again after a weeks illness. James the Little son of or. And mrs. Switzer is suffering from cholera inf Antum. Last Days of the canal. The Harrisburg Patriot says it has it from a very Good source that the next legislature will be asked to declare abandoned another part of the famous Pennsylvania canal Between West Nanticoke and Columbia. Proof that this is so May be had from the fact that few repairs Are being made this season on the canal line and that few owners of boats have taken the pains to make repairs to their vessels or give them their annual painting. The Juniata Branch declared vacant by the last legislature has disappeared entirely from the canal map. The entire stretch from the Coal mine to Columbia is said to be that portion which the legislature will be asked to abandon scores of old Boatmen say that this will be the last boating season. Drills suspended. Colonel Clement has issued the following order Headquarters 12th regt. Info a. Third brigade n. G. P., i Sunbury pa., August 14, 1900. General order no. 27. I. Drills will be suspended until september 10, 1900, on which Date they will be resumed without order and morning reports sent in promptly noting gains Aud losses since Encampment. Ii. Company commanders will make requisition for Fibre Duck blouses As soon As measurements can be procured. Iii. During vacation every Effort should be made to qualify All non Quali lied men. By order of colonel Clement. M. Ii. Taggart adjutant. National a a. A Encampment Chicago hi., aug 27-30. On account of the above the Lackawanna Railroad company will sell excursion tickets at one fare for the round trip. Good going from aug. 25 to 27, and returning until aug. 31. Presented with a Ohair. Edward Cuthbert was pleasantly surprised by a number of friends at Home in Riverside saturday evening the event being sixty eighth birthday. Or. Cuthbert was presented with a handsome rocking chair and Many other presents. Death of Joseph Gartland. Joseph c. Gartland for Many years a resident of this City died at Lirie tuesday aged 83 years. The remains were taken to Philadelphia for interment. Wilkes Barre is after the state fair with fair prospects of getting it

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