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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - August 20, 1903, Danville, PennsylvaniaHome paper for tie Home i in Cir dilation it get Thi it Page or is a in Amiji Rapi Illy it will pay you in tin Amk Uii an n in ascription $1 per year let a i a in. Ii in ninth us a 11st. 11. A it m to a it .1/ la i Mill St. M to 1 t 1/ Ihm Rill. A Iii i. I /. It a i 4mil i ims of the i \ n \ i i 1 i. I a Tii i lilt Elilie so i i to v in i in a i i \ . Dentist a i Iii. I Kaki i i it i i it i a m ill full i Hlll. M in .�.1 i it nit a work n she Lilly. A in i Iii it i ii i Hinl i Hwi improved it ii 111. Ill he <1 re i it i a i v to 1111 i lit my to Liitt it nil work la c. Ii. Uky nolds rat is Mill si., Danville in. I try i All t. I Iii. Li.�. Ism Row Inal i ii. I ill vol huh a Lili re , my a i m w s. Summer Isu i Mir yet. \ a lat Lull a lit la i�1 St. V a Timu 1 s u. A ailing. 1 til Tori ii by ginning id arrive. 1. It base Lull Imp for letter iut k a a gust i Idiol end too Quick us to to a people. I i. In hate of happiness ill Timin a 1 he a a a lore Wool Nelgo a it try i t and tin reason i a i a i Ali. Arm i of a a baby girl l i. to a throughout fast. In Iii Velvain univ. Ii it i incl Ati to in tin Proue blossoming of their a i in it. Rop Mav a up 11. A Almli Lias not bin tin a a for Sev-111 years july 1-t Quot As a the a Lav it the key ii , Quot hell if the a a Tuut i Row Yre in Irina sum n a a Aid to Tere Quot ill lie a Laige nop. The Trees v my he. Ii Iii Iii Mizii it it regarded a 4m1.1 sign tor a Rich Hai Vest of the a Rop crap. Are beginning to take on a Pink Hue. Shah is Iii the a it Tiik ious toy Phlox Are i ten in i arrested All Over the Cucui Irv lit Cotile Quetico of the Iii ally deaths f 141 ill to k it Quot result Lilg t Roll accidents Liv to Weir uses. A i i lira free delivery i it the greatest thing the Farmers eve i had. Pennsylvania s exhibit at tin St. exposition will he in Accord w tilt the states rank 1 he Euri Eviey a i o a a Tomii May result in an extra a Essi Uii of Congress. Re hold by i. A i i Lions it at me Iro m on too r county Haim eur condemned a unsafe and it will he torn Down and a new to aide Lei tiding Quot ill he erected Iii tin i till for tie it term of school. Its All right to malt eur shines hut done trails eve ii the pugilist realizes that an reach a in ill heart through stomach the weather mall tried Iii he to to work that tropical Hurricane Crit on of. I a last of the of a air services will i., i id Titi evening at 7 of clock on a. I. Fateh Sage Hurt the Rev. I a a Rawford pastor of the Lui i. Timuel Baptist Church will have a a. If the serviced. It the weather unfavourable the services will lie h. Id to tin building Atto of clock. 1 i a Pennsylvania state Hoard of examiners Quot no hold examinations tor re i nation of students at Law on sep of. A. And at pit Ladelphia. Pm Burg. Harrisburg. Wilkes More and Villiam met tin credentials of Apple nits must he tiled on or before september i j. I. Meredith Kwh is examiner for w11 liar Ushpol t. around the St. Louis sex Miles Hay when the loaf when it you his tin a this country Wilt. No Vir i . Vol. 4s-no 33. Danville. Ha., Iii ii Day aikjhst20.100 1. Job printing the office of the american Funi shed with a Large of Job letter and Type and Job material generally the publisher an a a ounces to the Public that he is prepared at All Tinte. To sex v l-Ri-1 pm ii it supplies All of its own demands with its own product hons. Job printing is i a n is a iof nil k kinds and description com 4 and a great Deal of curiosity is manifested about town to learn the status of affairs relating to the Danville and Riverside Street railway company which was granted a Dialler two weeks ago. It is generally understood that it is now up to the Roro ngh Kiwi Neil and the commissioners of the two counties who have the right of Way through the town and Over the River Bridge at their command. There i a great Deal of anxiety to know just what terms will he named when the trolley people come to ask tor these privileges. What is True in cities holds Good in Small towns whenever innovation of Tiv sort is suggested there is always much discussion Lor and against the project. Probably nothing in the line of improvement was even put on foot that did not meet with opposition const Moeut it is not strange that when the subject of bringing an electric railway to town is suggested there Are Here and there people to oppose it frequently the Copponi ills of Ell Curie railway enterprises say that ill pan should pay for franchise a Lii this might appear to he right at first Blush a Little analysis of the situation would show that there is another Side. Every town and City in the country is striving to the extent of its ability to secure the construct Ion of electric railways connecting the surrounding communities. The tremendous advantage derived from an electric railway is no longer a question of doubt. The effect in every instance is to increase the population of towns and to build up their industries. The electric railway is to be classed with the so a am , and Tele Photic not Only As a civilized and an As an instrument to draw the people can or together. A Tew years ago the line Between City and country Folk was very marked. That is All changing very rapidly and to Anise in a few years to disappear entirely thanks to the electric railway which has made it possible tor the country Folk to become a Scad of exiles to the lulls and Woods really As Urail and Tow 11 -1 Ike in dress and manners As the Heinz 11 of the lilies themselves. Nowadays the vill Ige or town without an electric railway i it really to he i 1 Ltd a it it is without one of the not so desirable agents for up building. Rather thin demand pay for a ran he Iso a wide awake municipality should stand ready to make sume sacrifice to encourage the building of an electric railway. Firemen picnic. The principal event thus tar hooked tor labor Day in this City is a ii reps picnic which Iii he held in Dewillis Park under tie auspices of the 7c.il� in Neal fire company. Arrangements Are being made for a void big Outing in which the prizes alone Are feature not surpassed by any similar Cut held in this City during the pres it season. The program will include All the us 1 sports and races w hich amuse and Oli Glit a crowd on such an occasion. Ten cents admission will he Barg a. Which will every person to Chance on one of the following prizes a gentleman s or lady a Gold watch a solid Silver Tea set. A gents dressing ease and a twelve Dollar lock. The prizes during next week will he exhibited in the window of Eorge i Smiths jewelry store. The Outing will open with a firemen a Parade having the Continental Hose House at la a 111. Kraeh of the other fire companies w ill he asked to join the Parade a cordial invitation extended to the Public to attend the picnic. 1011 grounds will he a Long a in Rev it Hristina from the toy 1 , Mir mails is the Lylsel it Ion the children of the future 411 Likely to pinned to to Weir Well Tii Lef t King in lie Tiv a a 1.4. Torne d a cum Uii to in and Pri a Are expected to go up. Lif it insurance in Pennsylvania it rapidly indicating the pros a til v of the people the Village Ltd Exchange is exper 0111 no quite a building Boom seven Tiew i Otis s Are now under course of a a a Striction work on the foundation t tie new township school building Quot a begun saturday. La Young people s missionary so of to of m a lulled evangelical Church will hold a picnic Friday aug. 2 at k0011 Woods tie lit Danville h h t Luh will timid the a it f Stival of the season at tie med an Icv 11 to school House Oil saturday a veiling us 22 everybody invite i Ifa eks will run from first nato Nal Hank Corner. A the Pennsylvania so eat Ion the rare looking f anticipated pleasure a a Kef picnic of tie the a in pliers Railroad Veter w 1 ves and fast 1. W Ard w it l much to it it the annual i association which will he held i Park. A Hanioka. On Satur Day. Smi he birthday Surprise party. ,1-Tlin jr., was to a a i it it lit fill Surprise Jinx to at Liis hint in frosty on tuesday i i Iii if 111 Honor of his birthday Anniv Ersary. The following persons were present or. And mrs. A. Confer misses Emma Hendricks Jennie Kindt Florence Wilson Sarah Lawrence Minnie Allin Minnie Roberts Planche Wilson Rachel Oli urm. Anna English Maggie Cook Gertie him Margaretta English Lizzie Winters cedi Annie Young m sri. Bert ease Harry Law Nee. Robert. Frank . Frank Kase William English will Iam Roberts Raymond Pursel Frank Marr. Harry Kase Hert harm. Harry Marr Walter Wilson Harry Hen danger a Rover i Storsteen Charles Young Joseph rat. Refreshment re served during the evening. The Homo of lame i. Pursel Coop or township on saturday morning was darkened by a sad tragedy the wife and Mother while the others slept stealthily leaving her bed and taking her life. Or. Pursel who for a number of years lived on the Bright farm near Mausdale at present is hie owner of a pleasant Home 011 the Road about four Miles East of Danville which was formerly the Keller farm Llis wife was an intelligent and highly esteemed to Giuili of fifty two years. Before marriage she a Matilda Cross icy she has Many relatives in this and Columbia county and is widely known. Of late mrs. Pursel had shown evidences of Dupie Sion which was attributed by her friends to ill health. She was subject to violent headaches and suffered from rheumatism. The dreadful tragedy however in which she figured was never dreamed of and to her Many friends the new Entile As a Shock most to h. It a Licet. Or. And or i s. Friday evening. a v. 1 m about the woman Lien i Quot to a o a. Thing unusual r turning Home tin couple retired, 1 to Nisa Pirt during the night mis Pii ise am e and making her Way to the Wood d i ailed herself using tin rope belong eng Toa Hammock. Sin was not missed during the night. The husband arose before it was full Light and calling his daughter he went out to the Ham to do the morning work. The daughter like her father under the impression that air Pursel a sleeping arose and proceeded to prepare tin morning meal. Stepping into the Wood lied to Procer kindling she was confronted with an awful spectacle. Upon a table sat a lighted lamp mainly visible in the Light suspended from the ceiling Hung lid id body of her Mother arrayed in h a Lothes. Ali a poor girls feelings Mav to More easily imagined thao do Erih of but so managed to Call to r father and impart to him the dreadful n w s. County George la in 1 Liovvi and other Midlil 01s were i so. N apprised of what had occurred. One 1 of these dive Down to this City and Aid the facts of the a as�1 before la Tiee of the peace Oglesby to ascertain whether an inem St was Neces Ary. It was the opinion of the Justice that an inquisition was not necessary All tin facts clearly indicating suicide. It was known that the unfortunate woman was restless and Unald to a in a p luring the cat lick part of Friday night but nothing is known of her movements loading up to flu fearful tragedy As the father daughter and other inmates of the Hou a a were asleep she but about the preparations invert deliberate Way omit Ting nothing in the was of detail that was necessary to insure Success. She Hail mounted a chopping Block and from this taken the fatal Hap in addition to her husband mrs. Pur 1 is survived by three daughter Myrtle mrs Harvey a Cist Laura ind Hattie. Mic Fine tomatoes on cinder tip. Mrs. Perry Mazeall and mrs. Dan i. I Mazeall Mentor Row can Givi some of our truck men pointers on growing tomatoes while tin Latt this year Are unable to raise tomatoes in their finely cultivated Fields the two indies in question have tomatoes and to spare not withstanding that their Little gardens lie on the cinder to where one would think hardly triad of grass could grow. Iii the two Small patches probably upwards of Twenty bushels Are grow ing. One hush 111 tie Yard of Maui Mazeall is Over feet High and four foot in diameter where a Bushel o Fine tomatoes Are ripening. Unde tie care of the two industrious Sioum wives the Emder tip is made to prot due Corn Beau-1 and other vegetable in Huud Niree. Ii or. And mrs. Fred Allgaier of Brook 1 v 11.spent sunday at the Homo of mrs. Kate Allgaier water Street. William Manning and wife of Sun Bury called on relatives in this City saturday afternoon. Miss Louisa Moyer of Berwick spoilt sunday As the guest of mrs. Louis Thornton Honey Nikon Street. Mrs. W. O. Dewitt and Little son John of blooms Hurt spent sunday at the Homo of or a. T. Dewitt Riverside. Or. And mrs. Edward b. John of Berwick spent sunday at the Homo of w m. Heddens West Mahoning Street. Or. And mrs. Jore Garrow this City spent sunday with relatives in Suu Bury. Emerson Kim of Iola Kansas arrived 111 this City saturday for a visit at the Home of his father John Kreini front Street. I Lari v Startzell of Berwick spent hum Kiv with his parents in South 1 kill v i i e. H ,. P Ichii Iger of Plymouth arrived the Lay for a visit with his Fath. August Harbinger upper Mulbor-1 v St re t. E. I Vintz transacted business in Northumberland yesterday afternoon. In Eph Oeschger returned to Berwick la i evening after a visit at the Home of Grant Culick mow Rey Street. Mrs. R. It i Tichier of Nanticoke i visiting mrs. John Eisenhart Mill Street. I Rara Becker returned to Benton last evening after a visit with frn ads in this City miss Maine Bryan Cross keys place in it yesterday Lor a visit with friends 111 Williamsport. Miss gallic mus Jelnian Mahoning Street left yesterday for a Short i it with friends in Shamokin. Mis Lora Kase South Danville pent be Kerdiy afternoon at Kipps run. Mrs j. L. Pfeife Ere in Sunh tiry Ynami son Torie Nei sled a. Aided by Rontges Ray. The front gun Ray commonly known As the x Ray has been brought into play with very Good suedes in locating the Bullet in the baud of fourteen ear old William Irvin who was accidentally shot by a companion on june 28th. The boy who lives in the family of George Gross West Market Trout from the first received the Best of care and attention. It a impossible to locate the Bullet hut the wound yielded to treatment and scout d Foi a time progressing rapidly toward recover. La t week however 1 the hand became very troublesome symptoms developing which showed that the Bullet would have to he extracted or grave Eon Sekii aces might sue. At the advice of or. Luibry on saturday evening m1. Gross took the Hoy up to or. Bien Natiw sat blooms Hurt and had the hand exposed to the x Ray. A very Good in alive was procured which revealed the exact location of the Millet. Tin negative monday was Given to a local photographer who proceeded at one. To produce i print which will Aid the surgeon in extracting the Bullet. Professor Billings declines. Professor William Billings of Passaic n. J., elected As teacher of tin Cam Mereial department of tin a Gigli school monday night has declined to accept the position the salary seven Hundred dollars seemingly not coming up to his idea of a just compensation. Prof. Billings who is author of a valuable Hook on shorthand and is recommended As a Man of Fin attainments can no doubt command a much higher salary than our school Hoard would consent to pay. But there Are others who can till tin Hill and those will now he heard from. Gin person very highly recommended is professor George i Lornor of lost greek w. In. And he next will have a Chance of accepting or declining the position. Mrs William e Grove left yesterday afternoon for a visit in Philadelphia. Mrs. M. L. Douglas. Mill Street h it yesterday afternoon for Lancaster where she will attend the funeral of a relative. Mis. L. M. Sci id returned to Sha Mok Iii yesterday after a visit with her father s s. King South Danville. Gonier Thomas transacted business in Sunbury yesterday afternoon. Heart a Gearhart transacted business in Sunbury yesterday or. M. Simpson and children returned a a Eli in Coli n. Yesterday after a visit with or. And mrs. J e Moore ferry Street. Or. And mrs. Frank Lindner of Milton mrs. W. L. Lindner and son Erwin mis Israel Lindner and or. Van Horn of pottsgrove will he the guests id or. And mrs. Erwin Hunter at Hunters Park today. Or. And mrs. Levi Rochler enter mined Twenty fronds at their cottage at Hunters Park yesterday. Mis Edith Baylor South Danville left last evening for Shamokin where she will visit the family of George Trometter. Miss Elizabeth harder left yesterday afternoon for a visit with friends in Shamokin. F. Q. Hartman transacted business at Berwick and slide shinny yesterday. Mrs. S. L. Books West Mahoning Street left yesterday for a visit with Pittsburg friends. Death came in terrible form to mrs. Peter v. Johnson of Rush township yesterday morning tetanus or lockjaw developing monday night and speedily running its coarse. It was a remarkable Case Well illustrating the insidious and deadly nature of tie disease in question. Mrs. Johnson was in Good health until Friday last when she accidentally ran a Rusty Nail into the Little Finger of her right hand. The wound was not considered serious although at intervals it caused More or less pain and produced some swelling in the hand. The Mauser family held its Lluli an null reunion in the Grove connected with the Church at Ridgeville yesterday. The threatening a Peet of the weather interfered considerably with the attendance hut there was still a creditable turnout made up mostly of descendants of Nicholas Mauser who prior to the revolution purchased land of the Penns and after h lying to fight the Battles of Independence settled in Hooper township 011 the farm at present owned and occupied by his great grandson Aaron 0. Mauser. The primitive log dwelling built by the pioneers own hands considerably Over a monday night mrs. Johnson began a Hundred years ago is still standing on to experience a choking sensation and 1 the farm. The old House played a pain in the Muscles Hack of the neck. On tuesday morning she was seriously indisposed and or. N. M. Smith of South Danville was called. The symptoms of tetanus by this Timo were quite marked. The patient rapidly became worse enduring All tin agony of that painful and distressing disease until s o clock yesterday morning when death brought Relief. She was conscious until the last and conversed with those around her at intervals until the Muscles of the lower jaw were affected which prevented her from speaking so As to be understood. The Johnson Homestead is situated near the grist Mill along Logan run some four Miles from Danville. Mrs. Johnson was years of age a Well a Lown and esteemed woman whose sad death has cast a gloom Over the entire Community. In addition to her husband she is survived by a son William Johnson who resides on the Homestead farm and one daughter Gertrude the wife of Ernest Gado Man of Rusht Wii. The deceased is survived by four Brothers Ami five Sisters a Squire James Reed of log an run Gilman Reed l. A. Reed Ami Howard m. Reed of Kansas Gity mrs. If. A. Kneibler of Danville mrs. Boliver amme Maii of Reeds station mrs. David rockafeller of Philadelphia mrs. Marshall Davison who lives 111 the West and mrs. Joseph Gulisek of Kliu Cosgrove. The funeral will he held saturday morning convening at the late residence at 10 o clock. Services w ill to held in the Rush Baptist Church interment taking place in the cemetery adjoining. John Cooper Richart. John Hooper Richart whose serious illness was noted incur last Issue departed this life about one of clock monday afternoon. The deceased was suddenly stricken on wednesday afternoon of last week. He left the Bouse 111 up a in Tiv Good health and a few minutes afterwards was found lying at flu barn in an unconscious state. He later rallied somewhat but continued in a critical condition. On saturday Bis symptoms became alarming and from then on lie grew steadily worse. The deceased was born near Jersey town in 1822 and was therefore in Bis Sist year. For some years be was a resident of this City later removing to Kipps run where he spent the remainder of his life. He was a Good citizen and enjoyed the respect oud Confidence of the Community. Or. Richart was a successful Farmer. About twelve years ago lie retired but continued to reside 011 the a Oniest and farm. He married Mary bitten Beinder widow of Nathan bitten Beinder who died several years ago. He is survived by Ono daughter. Miss Lillian who resided at the parental Home a sister mrs. Michael Walize of this City and a brother g. M. Richart of Southern Florida. For Many years the deceased was a member of St. Paul a m. E. Church this City. Prominent part in the history of the Mauser family As beneath its roof several generations of Mauser were born and sheltered including Christian and Jacob Mauser grand father and father respectively of Aaron g. Mauser the present owner of the Homestead. At the end of the fourth generation the Mauser hereabouts have become quite a numerous family and those present at the reunion yesterday represented several different counties. Prominent among those present were or. And mrs. Alem Mauser Michael and Cain Mauser of Leewens Villo Cyrus Coleman and family of Lime Stoneville mrs. Frederick Buffalo Valley Emanuel Mauser main Ville professor s. P. Dietrich and wife of Sunbury or. And mrs. David Hein of pottsgrove j. H. Cole and family and or. And mrs. Lloyd Krum of this City. At 3 of clock those present assembled in the Church where addresses appropriate to the occasion were delivered by Rev. C. D. Lurch Rev. George k. Limbert professor s. P. Deitrick j. H. Cole and Rev. W. K. Wenner. Preceding the addresses prayer was offered by Rev. W. E Wenner and the choir rendered a Rock of Ages and a a my country a tis of there were some two Hundred and fifty present Price of wheat goes upward. There is an upward tendency 111 wheat and just where it May end there is 110 telling. Expert students of government crop conditions and of Domestic and foreign demands declare that ninety cent wheat will be a certainty within a few weeks and that the Dollar Mark May be reached. With a falling off of one Hundred million bushels in the Winter wheat crop and half that amount in the Spring crop there presents a situation full of Promise for a higher level of prices. Already the Price of septem Het wheat is Well established above 80 cents whereas three months ago it was quoted at 70 cents Europe has a Short wheat crop this season and will Call on this country for 200, Khz ,000 bushels. American exports of what Are said to have averaged More than 200,000,000 bushels for the last five years. Of interested in a trolley. A ii Bloom formerly of town is Oil of the promoters of the la in he ton Weatherly a Munch chunk electric Railroad upon which work of surveying will soon begin the Road is seventeen Miles in length. A. F Spitler left yesterday for Sha Niokian. Mrs. Oliver Hoover South Danville spent yesterday with friends in Sunhui. Miles Barber ferry Street left yes Torday for a visit with relatives at Middle he re. Miss Colletta Goeser left yesterday for a visit with friends in new York City. Mrs. Thomas Delaney and children East Market Street left yesterday for a visit with relatives in Plymouth. Thomas Delaney East Market Street left yesterday on a trip to Ork City. Mis. Sara e. Bogart East Market Street left yesterday for a visit with friends in blooms Hurt. W. Swartz and Little son Frank left yesterday morning for a visit to Wallace Dun Lycoming county. Rev. A l. Miller of Catawissa re Turied Home lat a a veiling alter a visit with Rev Harry Curtin Harman of this City. Miss Marion daughter of or and mrs. Evan t. Jones. Church Street returned Homo last evening att i an eight weeks visit i Washington and balt Imore. Miss Edith Baylor loft yesterday afternoon for a visit with friends in Shamokin. Mrs. Sadie Colo of Benton called on friends 111 this City yesterday. A thriving Industry. The Danville knitting Mills on the most Active of our industries is running on full time with two Hundred and eight hands on the pay Roll. There is no such a thing As a deficiency of orders in sight. There Are enough 011 hand to keep the Plant running steadily for Many months among them being orders for next Spring goods. The company pays its bands every two weeks disbursing Over 300 per month. Under tie present management the Danville knitting Mills stand established on a sound and paying basis and it is an Industry that our town can rely on in the future. Index Finger badly out. Miss Libby Getling of Valley township who is living in the family of officer j Grier Voris Cut the Index Finger of her left hand quite badly on saturday Forenoon. The Accident occurred while she was killing a couple of chickens. Before beginning the work Slit neglected to sever the Cord holding the pair together. Just As was 111 the act of decapitating one of the fowls the other fluttered which had the effect of bringing miss a a things Finger instead of the Chicken under the Hatchet. A by ugly Gash was inflicted which e. A stated stitching. Valley township teachers. Miss Tuilla Man Ucb and miss Alic a Skull of this City will both teach school in Valley township during the next term. Miss Mcnine i has been elected teacher of Sidler a school and miss Smull of Childs school. The other schools of the township have been filled As follow Brights miss Minnie Roberts blues miss Jean Curry Beyers miss Anna Childs Hendrickson a miss Florence Connors of Orangeville. A. Odd circumstance connected with the filling of the schools this year was that there was not a male applicant in Valley township which is All the More noteworthy considering that the town ship uttered a salary of $35 per month to male teachers where As it was paying Only $30 per month to females. Tendered a suprise. Mrs. Giles Laiu Herson West Mahoning Street was tendered a Surprise party on tuesday evening in Honor of her 40th birthday. The affair was a Complete Surprise and was very much enjoyed. Mrs. La Tuberson received some handsome presents. Those present were or. And mrs. Charles Mills or. And mrs. Peter Winters mrs. John Henning mrs. Frank Ross mis. Henry Jones mrs. Bigler Moyer mrs. Harrison Shutt mrs. George Gross mrs. John Lunger mis. Jessie Lunger mrs. Commons and granddaughter mrs. John Lydia Ros Alice Lamberson Bessie Weir Lizzie Jones Florence Jones messes. Robert Lamberson Edward Jones and William commons. Joining wedding. Invitations Are being issued for the marriage of miss Martha a. La Baeb to j. Raymond Keeler both of this Eirv which will he solemnized at no. 1311 West Mahoning Street at High noon wednesday August 20 t1ihv amp Saxx axe a the Oor town was startled by an alarm of fire saturday night the lir to that had been heard tor Many month the Blaze occurred at the foundry of Curry amp Yunnan. All the conditions were favourable for a destructive fir hot a timely discovery resulted in putting out the Haze before it get Usu re of a bold on the works. It was shortly afro a 8 not in it k Winn some boys passing the Plant Dis Eov red Pugh of the fire which was then just break no a men Are through the roof near the cupola. The watchman was at another part of tin Plant and was not aware of the fire As soon As he heard the alarm he blew the foundry whistle which in turn was followed by tin Bells of the Friendship and Washington How houses. The streets were the nudged with people who at once directed to Weir Steps in th1 direction of the fir in a Short time East Market Street in the Vicinity of Curry amp Vannan was blocked with people. The two companies were promptly on the ground. The Friendship company had a Hose connected and had actually begun to play upon tin Root when they were inf a tend that the fire was extinguished by some employees of the Mill operating on the inside. Among the employees no on rendered More effective service than of 11 Anderson a Moulder who at the first alarm dashed into the foundry and seizing the Inch Hose which was fortunately attached to the hydrant begun playing non the fire. The Woodwork was dry As tinder Ami the flames were already winding around the timbers having burned through the roof and gained considerable headway on the inside that heavy damage did not ensue 1-clearly due to or. Andersons prompt action in using the foundry Hose. F. H. Vannan one of the firm was in South Danville when the alarm was South d. From his Home on son Hory Street he could Sec the fire blazing from the foundry roof. He left for the works on double Quick time but by the time be arrived there the danger was Over. At the place in the foundry where the Blaze occurred saturday evening during the afternoon previous the Frame work was on fire. The Hla was discovered and eating us sed before any damage Worth ensued. Messes. Curry amp Vannan stated saturday evening that in their opinion the second fire originated from some Sparks trom tin first which remained held 11 about the Wood work. The damage will not he heavy although it would not 1h properly estimated saturday night. Walter arms is alive. The report 111 circulation yesterday to the effect that Walter arms of Danville the Well known Hrak Einan had been killed near Kutr if tuesday night was not True. Walter i alive and enjoying the Best of health which is the source of much gratification to it his Many friends the report was started by tin killing of an unknown Man near Retreat. As the up passenger train due at South Danville at i 5b neared Retreat tin Engineer saw tin body of a Man lying upon the track but not until it w As too late to Stop the train the Man a run Over and frightfully Manga d the upper part of his head was Cut off. Also both legs and one Arm the Ether being frightfully mangled in w i impossible to identity the Man owing to his in junes. He was about forty five years of age weighing some 17<� pounds ii had a Sandy moustache. He wore a dark coat and Vest Blue overalls and 1 Black Slouch hat tin remains we r taken a it Nann Coke and placed 111 charge of an under taker where they Are awaiting identification. The Many a pocket War found turned inside out which a led to the suspicion of foul play the theory being that in might fir thav been killed and then plan cd upon the track to destroy Evidene a of the Erinn at first it was thought the victim was the track Walker living at us a or hut lie turned up afterwards a \. There were no papers found on the clothes whereby he established. Identification a a i id picnic at Pewitte spark. Several of our townspeople yesterday joined a company of ladies and gentlemen 111 a pleasant Outing at a witty spark. In the party were or j. Brown and wife or and mrs Chauncey Trench and daughters. Or. Jeunie Trench misses Nelli and Aoe Trench of the misses Hallett of Williamsport and Misk Siek of Catawissa. Among those present from Danville were or. And mrs. W. G. Brown or. And mrs. Charles Lamb. Or. Ami mis t j. Adams Ami tie families of j. V Wilson a g Long Samuel and John ii. And g. Sloop Hunt boy fractures his Arm. A thirteen year old son get Pel Kashner who is Emple Fri on the farm of Milo Reed Boyd station had the misfortune of i hrs in in Rig a Arm yesterday. He was engaged in picking Appl from one of the try it in the of Ehart during the afternoon when f let ins balance and fell to the Grousl Fra using both Bones near tin wrist tie boy was brought to tin City a if l Boutote a a a Minse Mooers Lark. A it completed the tabulation of tie military of Mout oar county and has 111 his Reg sort to har a Surg tie re a Ort show an enrollee not one thousand Hundred and to lira it then for military duty 10 Mon tour county tie Priner making the Best showing in this respect a the first and second wards of the Bor Daub lib 111 it Aeh of which 442 enrolled Lowi Phlp is Down at the foot of the list with Only 23 men enrolled. In the Borough of Dan ill the enrolment i 381. In Washingto Vili a 1 the enrolment of tin proc duct is As follows Danville first Ward. Ward. 242. Third Ward Ward. A it Anthony Tow Lahip. Cooper. 23. Limestone Vonty by 242. Second 2f2, fourth Luff Derry. 106 Liberty 133, Mahoning. 144, May Berry,30. Valley. 44. . 32. West Hemlock 32. For the u in fir of those who might d nit rested to know what pro portion men the military a w6a ing to 11 a male population above 21 years the list of voters in each of the precinct i Gino. The voters in the county according to last year s Reg Tragiou Are As follows Danville fir to Ward 5.v� second Ward 445 third Ward 50. Fourth Ward 4.v. Anthony township 210 Coo or 78. Derry h7. Liberty 252 Liine tone 153 Mahoning 35. Mayberry 53. Valley. 180 washingtooviue.63. West Hemlock. A met Humble death. John Homiak a thirteen year old Hoy a siding at Brady near Shainok in. In r with an Accident this week at the Enterprise Colliery of 0 horrifying a nature Rha it has scarcely a Paral in the history of Rygl mining a history which naturally is foil of thrilling incidents. John was employed As a slate picker late in the afternoon in some us accountable Way he was a aught in the cog operating the elevators. He want carried around the Shaft several times and thrown into hie scraper line. The scrapers carried him to the Rock Chute and Young Hoiu Iak , a loaded into Tow Wagon his body being completely covered with Rock. Unaware of the a usual nature of their Load the men ran the Wagon on to the end of the Hank anti a lumped out tie Rock and the human freight her in a dying condition the it ung Man was discovered. Hoimark was taken to the miners Hospital at Fountain Springs where lie died a few hours aft a his a Tui inn an examination shy wed that he sustained several broken rib a his arms and legs were almost severed from tin body and there were Many cute trial injuries. A alarm of fire. An alarm of fir a aused sigue excite ment 111 the Vicinity of front and ferry streets a tent y o clo k tues Day morn tug. The Haze occurred on the Premiss of Georg Hoffman. No. Ill front Street. Mrs. Hoffman had a Wood fire Iti tin noticing that Tinas a result of th1 lot it hold and tin St Nve pipe fir mrs Huffman Hack Kitchen not a taper of the be plug a lamp weather had aged Down upon after lighting the topped not for a few Mitotes on an errand. Before she returned the paper ignited and there was quite a blah. The smok pouring it it of the door and windows in a a i is volume the neighbors a re thoroughly alarmed and raised the cry of fire a some one Rush l into the Friendship engine hour near by and rang the he he this time mrs hrs Tuan had returned my with the assistance of neighbors a non had the fir Eiton Guise. D. When the Friendship fire Lom Paliv which promptly . Reached the House there was nothing for them fido. The k g. E. Picnic. Montour , k g. In. Of ibis City. 1 baiting Forward to a very big time at Keg Wood Fark. Shamokin.011 labor Day. The committee Otar rang in it Are putting 10 full time and Are leaving nothing undone the a a Asti s of Bloom Hurt. A Tawnya. Mil ton Lewi Borg and of other neighbor ing towns a been invited Ami will in All probability aft us the Picoc or. Reed when set he or. E a the Hook Curry n Arm w a William g. William n Glim a liar Les r. Brisou a luring month past such Rintz Ndu it of Reading Iron work to i Eirv. Tuesday tendered i resignation take effect vat a Ria William Gray Williams superintendent has Assn of the works temporarily. Or. Bryson came to it this Pittsburg a Sostant i charge it in arrested for car jumping. Sanio ii Tombach of this City was Irr Esteri by special officer umers a Gerdav afternoon on the charge of illegal air Riding he was Given m army Belo on ing lie my tiling 111 Justice ogee by i Fine pail to illegal tin Ven car and a a a liars ruling last a to the tool somehow or other Are becoming fiercer the Hlawek Siaki tie Bloo Insburg y i team have arrange <1 two doughs with the a. Team the Gam m g a. To Ntilis tournament of Dan ill 1 m t. He Plav. <1 a 1 Bloo Insburg next monday or. Fla a Here. W if Klas. A native of Hanville. Arrived a a ten Lay aft in a Ori Fri a of Oil Gity to succeed h e Wiggins a pfc 1 in 111-t� 11 to at the local y m g a or Klase is a pleasant it in Beau my a had a valuable exp Nena in his prof sum which augur Well for his Success ill his new Field of work Here Shamokin Herald to a Pic in tied the. A unto Short Tine flip having been of will 1 so of. I
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