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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - August 23, 1900, Danville, PennsylvaniaA the circulation of this paper is increasing rapidly. It will you to advertise in the american. Subscription $1 per year do. Irving h. Jennings dentist. Office Tiloura 9 a. M. To n m. 10i Mitt St., 1 p. M. To i p. M. Danville a. %. M in m. A. 3 off pm a %. H p of e / a a a a it id ? 7 a. A a a to ,. X i re will never be entirely free until it supplies allot its own demands with its own vol. 45-no it i. Danville 1a. Till ii spay. A i oust 23. I1mh. Established in 1855 Shultz m. It a 426 Mill St., Danville a. Diseases of the stomach and intestines a specially it a dentists office 218 Mill Street. Teeth extracted without Fain. Crown and a lildae work a specially. Equipped with the latent and most improved instruments and prepared to execute tie most difficult work. A do. C. H. Reynolds formerly of Catawissa. Den11s1 office opposite Boston store Danville a dentistry in All its branches. Charge moderate and All work guaranteed. Established 1892. Liu m v it water hint s elected a 1. Ilary at Friday night s meeting of the to rough House of John Linker entered through a Council window. Picnics arc decidedly Uncertain these Days. Sunbury is to have a new brokers of lice. The horse Chestnut Trees Are already beginning to shed their leaves which is an indication that fall is approaching. The Pennsylvania and Philadelphia amp heading officials expect a big Rush to the seashore to Ilay. Enrol in the International schools of Scranton before the Advance in prices of scholarships which go into Ettelt on sept. 1st.�?k. W. Shelly representative Montour House. The festival held at the Mausdale reformed Church last saturday evening was a financial Success. Tramps Are numerous about South Danville and Riverside. A handsome Bronze sign has been placed in position in front of the first National Bank. The sunday school class of St. La Eter s m. K. Church Riverside taught by Jesse Shannon held a festival at or. Shannon a resident s Utu Day evening which proved a very successful event. It Cost the state nearly $160,000 to give the National guard a weeks Outing at it. Gretna. Pennsylvania is very Liberal with its soldiers. The Hay fever season is Here Ami a Large number of Danville people subject to the ailment Are suffering from it. Political hag raisings Are next in order no Campaign clubs have As yet been formed in this City. The leaves of Many Trees in this Section Are already putting on an autumn like tinge. An Effort is being made by a Orne members of the grand army of the Republic to change memorial Day from the 30th to the last sunday of May. I be dog Days will soon be Over then look for Frost on the pumpkin. The Oyster vacation is drawing to a close. Fob Sale a farm of 30 acres about five Miles from Danville on the Road leading from Mausdale to Jerseytown. Good Orchard House barn and other buildings. Easy terms. Address Box 29, Mausdale a. A Rumor published some time ago to the effect that the Philadelphia amp Reading railway signal corps would he removed from Sunbury to Shamokin has been confirmed by an official of the Road. The Heads of ten families make up the corps and Shamokin will be the gainer just that much As they must All remove their families to that town. Farmers and others should keep an Eye on the a acadian Thistle just now. The seed will soon be Ripe and scattered broadcast unless prompt measures Are taken to destroy them. There is a state Law imposing a Fine on any person who allows the Canadian Thistle seed to Ripen on his premises. William Pease and family will shortly take Possession of the Van Alen property on West Market Street. The Frame work for the building at the rear of t. L. A vans sons Marble Yard which is to be used by r j. Pegg the Coal dealer is nearly completed. During the next few Days the pastors of a number of the City a churches will return from their summer recreation places and the work of the churches will be carried on with renewed vigor. Mrs. M. G. Grove will on monday move her household goods to Philadelphia where she and her daughters will hereafter make their Home. Save 20 per cent on the Price of your scholarship in the International schools of Scranton by enrolling this r. W. Shelley representative Montour House. Mrs. A. E. Roney yesterday moved from the Trinity lutheran Church parsonage to the House recently occupied by Joseph Welden Corner East Market and Church streets. The weather of yesterday indicates that the Back Bone of the summer is not yet broken. The Rev. O. K. Pflueger president of the Danville lutheran Synod will speak at the Susquehanna lutheran reunion to lie held at Milton Park Milton today. His subject will be a lutheran Rev. Pflueger is Well known in this City. Iee feg 41 i Tarot of a at the Borough Council met in regular session Friday night with the following members in attendance president Kern Mer Goldsmith Jones Fetterman Yas Tine. Rubinan Sechler Amesbury Lauer and Brandt. A communication to Burgess Moyer from the Burgess and a number of citizens of Turbotville was read. It was in the form of a letter which pictured the destitute circumstances of the fire sufferers of that place and asked for assistance of any description. Burgess Moyer was of the opinion that president Kennmer should appoint a committee to make a canvass of the Borough to solicit Aid but it was decided to request the two Banks to receive contributions. Friday night was the time fixed for the water commissioners to make recommendations for the various positions at the water works Plant. As no recommendations were forthcoming from the commissioners or. Rehus an moved that Council proceed to elect whom they chose. President Kemmer invited or. Yastine to act As chairman and he taking the floor spoke in favor of the motion. A vote was taken which resulted in adoption of the motion by a vote of s to 1, or. Goldsmith being the dissenting member and or. \ Astine not voting. For superintendent or. Sechler presented the name of Peter j Keefer and or. Lauer nominated Harry Kerns. A vote resulted As follows Keefejr Kerns 3. Or. Goldsmith refused claiming that no vacancies sex at the Plant and upon his own req it of cd was excused from the meeting. The following other employees were chosen by acclamation engineers Angus Wright and Jacob Byerly firemen Edward Bell and George Hullihen. It was voted that the Street commissioner notify persons owning Shade Trees that interfere with the electric Light that if they do not trim the same inside of five Days the commissioner will do the work for them. It was decided to Purchase 50 feet of sprinkling Hose for the Friendship fire com Pany. A. Lauer of the Light committee reported that the committee had conferred with supt. West of the Standard electric Light company and it had been found that 700 would be saved annually by putting the lights on a Moonlight schedule. No action was taken in the matter. John Bowers who lives at the Corner of Bloom and Cherry streets reported a defective Street crossing on the Cherry Street Side of his residence which proved a great nuisance. This matter was referred to the Street and Bridge committee. Or. Fetterman reported that complaints bad been made about boys swimming in the canal inside the Borough and Council ordered the practice stopped. The following Bills were ordered paid Borough de1artm ent. Regular employees .$82.50 Street work. Tax on City Hall. S. W. Arms. Water department. Regular employes.$150.05 s. A. Mccoy. A Western Union Telegraph co 20.33 99.75 44.00 20 00 1.14 employees working for the prizes. The fifth Day in the contest for the prizes to be awarded by the Danville knitting Mills company to the employees earning the biggest wages the most number of times until dec. 22, occurred saturday. During the past two weeks the largest wage earners were full automatic Excelsior knitting machines Lizzie Ilenie $13.49. Brinton machines Stella Moyer $9.25. Scott amp Williams Gussie Yon Blohn $12.23. Loopers Celia treas $12.35. Winders Katie Mullen 7.72. Toppers first Henry Schram $7.02 second Matthew Law $0.18 third Alice Trainor $5.82 fourth Wesley Robson $5.72 fifth gouger Lenhart $5.55. On the full automatic knitting machines miss Ilenie has led four pays Ami miss Celia treas has headed the list of the loopers four times. Henry Schram is ahead in the toppers contest he having won out twice. A bold burglary occurred at the Home of John Linker 201 West Mahoning Street Early sunday morning. When or. Linker awoke at about 5 of clock sunday morning his trousers which he always hangs on a chair near the bed were missing. Upon going Down stairs a Side window and door were found wide open and on the floor were the missing trousers. The contents of the pockets had been removed and were also left on the floor. The pantry and a Small closet were ransacked but nothing was taken. Entrance to the House was made through the window and the door was opened after Access had been gained. The slumbers of none of the Linker family were disturbed during the night but some of the neighbors heard the loud Barking of dogs and strange noises about the Linker premises but thought nothing of it. There is no clue to the perpetrators of the bold act. Wagon spindle company formed an organization effected in this City on saturday afternoon. Drag rapids. At a meeting held in this City saturday afternoon the company which will manufacture the Weitzel amp Smith Patent Wagon spindle was organized with a capital Stock of $10,000. The company will transact business under the name of the Danville manufacturing company. At this meeting the local capitalists and the patentees arrived at a sati fact i Ory agreement Anil the necessary papers i were drawn up and signed. The election of officers resulted in the j choosing of f. Q. Hartman president John Eves of Millville Secretary and j. If. Goeser treasurer. Daring the meeting $8,500 of the capital Stock was sul it scribed and or. Goeser was to secure the balance of the amount. As soon As the whole amount is secured which will probably be in a few Days the fitting up of the Plant will be commenced. A charter will be applied for at once. As yet no building has been selected by the company. The Rev. Ulrich s tirs of won. In Trinity lutheran Man ii minday morning the Rev. L. D. was recently called to the pastorate of that Church preached his Lii s. Rontu to that congregation. Tin to v s a huge Tendance and the men a a a is Are _ a ally i eased with their new pastors ame discourse Rev. Ulrich took his text from the gospel of St. Luke,19 chapter 41 and 42 verses a and when he was come near he beheld the City and wept Over it saying if thou had known even thou at least in this thy Day the things which belong unto thy peace but now they Are hid from thine in entering upon the pastorate of Trinity Church Rev. Ulrich will find a most congenial and prosperous congregation. The Rev. L. D. Ulrich was born in Selinsgrove May it 1s74. He received his Early education at Susquehanna University. After completing his course at that institution he entered Muhlenburg College Allentown and after graduating from there he attended it. Air theological Seminary which course he finished in 1899. For the past year he has been assisting at the Church of apostles a Mission at the Corner of Broad and Susquehanna streets Philadelphia. Although unmarried Rev. Ulrich will occupy the Church parsonage on Church Street. Will employ fifty additional hands. The management of the Danville knitting Mil s will increase the number of new machines which they intend putting in shortly. It was the purpose of the company to place thirty six machines on the third floor of its factory. It has now been decided to almost double this number and fifty nine additional machines will soon he in operation. Of these fifteen will be full automatic two color stripers and forty four will be briton machines. Supt. West on saturday notified the employees of the local Mill that he would commence shipping the new machinery immediately and it is expected that it will arrive and will be in position before the last of the present week. It will require fifty additional bands to operate the machines when they Are in running order. A new reel which is used to skein yarn was monday placed in the Mill. All the yarn used in the local Mill has heretofore been Skeines elsewhere. Business brisk at the tube works. Business is at present booming at the Howe amp Polk structural tubing works and Many Large orders Are being received and filled. For sometime past the Plant Lias been operating but single turn and with orders As Strong As they Are at present the one turn is kept very Busy. It is very Likely that should business continue As brisk the Plant will commence running double turn in a very Short time. At the kelp Mill of the Reading Iron works tuesday the remainder of the engine Fly wheel was placed in position. All that now remains to Complete the big wheel is the bolting. Employees of the Mill expect that they will begin work the first of next week. Big Hail stones break window panes. A terrific Hail storm occurred a few Miles West of this City saturday afternoon about 2 of clock. The Hail stones that fell were larger than marbles and crashed through the window panes of the houses and barns in that Vicinity. Potato plants were beaten Down and fruit knocked from the Trees. The 2.21 Pennsylvania passenger train was obliged to Stop at Kline Grove on account of the great amount of Hail stones on the track. In the ditch Between the track and the Mountain Side the Hail accumulated to a depth of Over two feet. Will choose a candidate Here. Danville has been selected As the meeting place of the Republican congressional con a of Montour Northumberland it Nhia and Sullivan counties who will nominate a Republican candidate for Congress. This meeting has been arranged for saturday sept. 1, and will occur at the Montour House at 11 a. M. The Columbia county conferees Are the Only ones who will come to the convention with instructions w. H. Woodin of Berwick who was congressman polkas opponent two years ago having received the endorsement of that county. Three thousand people attended. Over three thousand people visited Dev Vitta a Park Friday thus making the grand army picnic by far the largest of the year. Up until 3 30 of clock in the afternoon the Day was an Ideal one but the hard rain torm struck the Park about that Hoar. A majority of the Pic Nice s managed to secure standing room in the Pavilion hut Many were obliged to stand outside and receive a drenching. Five innings of tiie base Hall game Between the Riverside and Danville teams were played before the storm and the former team was then in the Lead the score being 8 to to. After the form Umpire Hancock signalled for the game to again proceed but the Riverside team he says refused to play and As a consequence he gave the game to Danville. Hummer and Bucher composed Riverside a Battery and Klase and Robinson were the Points for the Danville team. The other athletic events were postponed on account of the wet track. During the afternoon Stoesz band rendered an excellent program which was repeated in the evening. The picnic was a decided Success and certainly did credit to those in charge of the arrangements. Nearing a close. Vacation Days Are nearing a close for the teachers and pupils of our Public schools and in less than two weeks time the work of another term will commence. Bronzed faces attest to the beneficial results from a season of outdoor recreation so that when the time is at hand for the taking up of the duties of the school room there will be found a reinvigorated army to respond with that Zeal As shall mean Active purpose to the close of another term. Civel War Veteran dead at the Home of his son in Law Clyde Ritter near Fulmer s Church Northumberland county saturday night occurred the death of James 1 Ester a member of Goodrich in Ost g. A. 1. And for Many yers a resident of this City. The deceased was off years old. During the civil War he served in company a fifty eighth Pennsylvania volunteers. He was an Odd fellow a member of Myrtle Lodge no. 858. Picnic at the Vastine farm. A pleasant party from this City held a picnic at the Vastine farm near Boyds tuesday afternoon. The following attended or. And mrs. M. G. Youngman mrs. B. 1. Gearhart misses Ida Yorks Ava Gearhart Ida Gallagher you Mcclure Ada Gearhart Anna Johnston Olive Thompson or. John Yorks of Philadelphia Charles Hunt Stuart Rote j. Beeber Vastine or. J. 11. Vastine and or. So Chad of Shamokin. Brought Here from Bellefonte. Frank Huey of Bellefonte was brought to the Hospital for the insane this City saturday. Huey served in the regular army during the War with Spain and contracted a malady which rendered him until for manual labor his misfortune and destitution Are thought to have unbalanced his mind. Will elect a state Board member. The Farmers of Montour county Are requested to meet at California Grange Hall on saturday sept. 8, at 1 p. In., for the purpose of organizing a society for the promotion of agriculture and for the election of a member to the state Board of agriculture delegates to state College and the transaction of other business As May properly come before the meeting. All Farmers of the county Are earnestly requested to he present and take part. Danville lost. The Danville base Hall team was Defeated by the y. M. C. A. Team Olson Bury at that place on saturday by a score of 15 to 4. Klase and Gaskins were the Battery for Danville and amt Neriman and Conley for Sunbury. Grand army Encampment at Chicago. On account of the g. A. R. Encampment at Chicago iii., monday August 27th to september 1st, tie Philadelphia amp Reading railway have arranged to sell round trip tickets for single fare. For further information consult ticket agents. A saturday night arrest. Patrick Mcgeever was arrested by policeman Voris saturday night charged with being drunk and disorderly. Before Justice Bare Mcgeever was lined $9 and gave an order for the amount. Police have subscript iou papers. Subscription papers for the fund for the Relief of the Turbotville fire sufferers have been placed in the hands of chief of police Mincemoyer and officer Voris. Bible class discontinued. On account of the improvements now going on in and about the y. M. C. A. Building the monday evening Bible class will he discontinued until further notice another Carrier. About oct. 1, another mail Carrier will be added to the local Post office. Charles la Eifer who has acted As substitute will fill tie position. Escaped through upstairs windows new Justice in the fourth Ward. Samuel Marks monday received Liis commission As Justice of the peace in the fourth Ward. Hazleton now has a cat curfew. Cats must hereafter let of housed and silent by 10 o clock at night under penalty of death for themselves and a Fine for their owners. Brief mention of the movement of your friends and acquaintance1?. Mrs. Andrew Russell is visiting relatives in Syracuse n. Y. Miss Faunie Gibson of visiting relatives in this City. Miss Lela Woodside returned saturday from a visit to Philadelphia. Misses Mabel and Lillie Gellinger of Lewisburg Are the guests of miss Katie Markle honeymoon Street. Miss Eva Crissman of Bellefonte and miss Gertrude Nesbit of Sunbury were the guests Over sunday of miss Jane Lloyd West Mahoning Street. Or. And mrs. John Limberger of Sunbury were guests Over sunday at the a Home of Charles Limberger West Mah-1 oiling Street. Miss Carrie Nichols of Kingston Isth guest of mrs. Hart West Mahoning Street. Mrs. P. D. Bricker of Harrisburg is the guest of mrs. 11. J. Angle of Mill Street. Lewis Steinbrenner of Wilkes Barre visited his Mother on East front Street sunday. Miss Alice guest is spending two weeks with a Bloomsburg party at Huntington Valley Camp meeting. Miss Helen Davis of Pittsburg is visiting her aunt mrs. T. F. Patterson on Northumberland Street. Or. And mrs. John Haney spent sunday with relatives in Nanticoke. Mrs. Annie Minier and daughter miss Violetta of Bloomsburg were the guests of mrs. Jane Livziey East front Street Over sunday. Mrs. Irant Keller of Scranton is a guest at the Home of Anthony Foust on Bloom Street. Miss Ida Andrews of Pottsville is the guest of i. W Hartzell on grand Street. Miss Carrie Gail of Chicago is us in guest of miss Kate Rausch East front Street. Or. And mrs. Thomas Bartholomew returned monday fro i a visit with friends in Central Columbia county. Mrs. Jane Moser and mrs. It. 11. Trexler of Allentown who Are visiting at the Home of j. 1. Mccoy West Market Street spent sunday with Shamokin friends. Or and mrs. A 11. Meyers of Pittsburg who have been visiting at the Rishel Homestead East front Street and miss Kozelian Curtis of this City left monday for Ocean Grove n. J. Miss i lit tie Nickels of Dewart is visiting her aunt mrs. Lizzie Everhart on Mill Street. Mrs. Henry earners and daughter Eva of , ky., Are visiting Rel Tives in this City. Or. And mrs. Robert Williams mrs. Mary Cromwell mrs. Jennie Marshall miss Bertha Cromwell and Harry and Clarence Cromwell Are visiting at the Home of Charles Gaul Turbotville. Master Paul Casey of Bloomsburg is visiting in this City the guest of John Kmiecinski. Miss Maggie Evans is visiting friends at Plymouth and Wilkes Barre. Mrs. James Riffel is spending a few Days in Milton. Miss May Miller of Williamsport is j visiting her grandmother mrs. James j Cruikshank Pine Street. Miss Ida Hoffman of Philadelphia is j visiting her parents on West Mahoning i Street. Miss i. A. Croup of Brair Creek is visiting her Niece mrs. Charles Bausili East front Street. Miss Florence Sherwood of Berwick j is the guest of miss Marne Ware Bloom Street. Frank e. Allen circulation agent of the Philadelphia inquirer was in City monday evening. Mrs. J. K. Geringer and daughter mass Nellie will leave this morning for a visit of two weeks at Manassas Virginia. Miss Evelyn Cressman of Bellefonte is the guest of miss Jane Lloyd West Mahoning Street. Prof. Urie Lee Gordo principal elect of the Danville High school is spending a few Days in town. Prof. Gordo acceptably filled the position of instructor of mathematics in our local High school fur three Herald. Mrs. Thomas ii. Johns and mrs. Eugene a. Moyer will leave this morn ing for Philadelphia and Atlantic City. Miss Maggie Doster and miss Jinie Rempe will leave today for a trip to As Bury Park and Atlantic City. Mrs. A. L. Miller of Hazleton was the guest of South Danville friends yesterday her husband the Rev. Miller was a former pastor of St. Peters m. E. Church. Bernard j. Enright who was employed at the Danville Bessemer company a blast Furnace this City until it was blown out has accepted a position As chemist for the Whitehall Portland Cement company at cemented Lehigh county. Or. And mrs. P. J. Keefer and or. And mrs. Thomas b. Williams and daughter Grace will leave this morning for Atlantic City. Or. J. P. Loffa of waft Burtonville drove to this City yesterday. Mrs. S. V. Border returned to Williamsport yesterday after a vhf if with her parents. Or. And mrs. T. J Rogers East front Street. Six poker players saw the chief of police first. Chief of police Mincemoyer raided a gambling Den monday afternoon but the gamblers managed to escape arrest by fleeing. For sometime past the police authorities have been aware that a party of Young men were almost daily turning a Small two Story building in the rear of t. L. Evans sons Marble Yard into a poker joint. The chief monday determined to break the practice up and about 3 30 p. M. He started for the place. The players however caught sight of the chief Long before he reached the Den and As lie approached he sighted six Young men jumping from upstairs windows to the ground and then running in various directions. In an upstairs room the officer found two umbrellas one hat and 17 cents in pennies which suggested that Penny Ante was the game. Chief Mincemoyer was Calffe to recognize All of the fleeing poker fiends and arrests Are liable to result. Contract let for new county Bridge. The contract for the new county Bridge Over Little roaring Creek near Boyds in Mayberry township which will connect Montour and Northumberland counties was yesterday let by the commissioners of the two counties. In the court House this City. Commissioners a. Ii. Cooner w. Ii. Rohrbach and g. W. Raudenbush of Northumberland county and h. C. Sandel and Wesley Perry of this county received bids As follows Nelson Vav Buchanan Bridge company. Chain Kersburg $220. Curry amp Yunnan this City $249. Penn Bridge company Beaver Falls $239. The Nelson amp Buchanan company be ing the lowest of the bidders the contract was awarded to them. The new Bridge is to be of steel. The extreme length will be 25 feet with 10 feet Roadway. The commissioners will Bear the expense of the Mason work and the lumber which will be used. Work on the Structure will commence j at once. As there was a misunderstanding the i above figures were the second bids. A j cording to specifications the first bids i were Curry it amp Yunnan $205. Penn Bridge company $399. Nelson pfc Buchanan $.380. To run and manage the Borough water Plant. A special meeting of the Borough Council was held last evening with members present As follows president Kemmer Yastine Fetterman Amesbury Kobman Sechler Lauer Jones and Brandt. The object of the meeting was to repeal All ordinances giving the water commissioners Power to appoint fix the salaries and terms of office of employees of the Borough water Plant. Borough solicitor Ammerman was present and cited a similar Circum stance which occurred in the Danville Borough Council in 1878. At that time Julge la Well rendered an opinion which delegated to Council Power to control and maintain the water Plant. In 1897 an ordinance was passed which gave the water commissioners a Light to appoint water Plant employees. By a unanimous vote the repealing of the ordinance and the following amendment passed first Reading. Section the said Borough Council shall at All times hereafter appoint All officers and employees necessary in the running and managing of the water department of said Borough and shall also determine and fix the term of office and amount of salaries of the said officers and employees so appointed. Section ordinances or parts of ordinances heretofore passed by said Borough Council repugnant to or inconsistent herewith be repealed. Sad death of a child. Catherine Riegel the three years old daughter of or. And mrs. J. W. Riegel of Philadelphia died at the Home of her Grandfather Peter Fenstermacher South Danville sunday night. The child with its Mother had been visiting in South Danville for some weeks past and on sunday morning was taken suddenly ill with cholera inf Antum. The death was a particularly sad Oue As the child a father was in Philadelphia and unable to reach Here until tuesday morning. Vestibule trains to the seashore. The Philadelphia amp Reading Are running Between Philadelphia and Atlantic City the finest and fastest trains Ever placed in service by any Railroad. New coaches have been built especially for the 00-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 Pullman parlor cars on these trains Are also Vestibule and make the service As near absolutely perfect As can be arrived at. Philadelphia amp Reading engines Burn hard Coal no smoke. The Spanish War drama. The Many thousands who were unable to witness this great spectacular show at the Milton fair grounds last year will be glad to know that the Young Meu s social club of the Baptist Church of that City have completed arrangements with the famous Repasz band of Williamsport for its reproduction on the evening of labor Day september 3, 1900. This was no doubt the greatest entertainment Ever Given by local Talent in the West Branch Valley. Nearly one thousand people took part in the rendering of the programme which was instructive and entertaining from Start to finish. At times during the reproduction of the Battle of san Juan Hill men would so far forget themselves that they would Rise Forn their seats and shout cheers to the rough riders who could he seen climbing the Hill under the slaughtering fire of the spaniards. It was estimated that Over four thousand people witnessed the entertainment. Arrangements Are now under Way for special rates and trains from Catawissa Danville Sunbury and Williamsport. Last year More than a Hundred people wanted to attend from this Section but were unable to get a return train. Mrs. Eckert s father dead. On monday night at 12.30, a. F. Creasy one of the oldest residents of Berwick died at his Home in that place aged 78 years and 7 months. Lie was born in Miflin Columbia county in the year 1822 and had always lived in Columbia county with the exception of a few Yearsin Williamsport and Hazleton. He was the father of mrs. John Eckert of Mill Street this City. Smallest woman alive. Columbia county can boast of the smallest woman now alive. Her name is Sarah Murney and her Home is with her parents at roaring Creek. She is now 24 years old but Lias never grown a bit since the age of 3. The Catawissa news item prints her picture As she appears playing with a pair of rabbits and really they Are nearly As big As the baby like a figure beside them. She was taken with a severe illness at the age of 3 says the news item and she has never grown any larger. Her intelligence is that Only of a Bright child her mental growth being stunted with her physical. Or. Tooley gets Ano Ler store. The Sunbury daily of saturday says a John Tooley of Danville has purchased the general store of the Ira t. Clement estate and will conduct a grocery store at that stand after september 1st. Or. Tooley has a Large store in Danville an 1 also one in Shamokin. Only groceries will be bandied. New uniforms for Good will company. The members of the Good will Hose company were monday measured for new uniforms. The suits will consist of Coats and trousers and will be dark Green in color. They will be finished by the first of next month. G. A. R. Returns thanks. At a regular meeting of Goodrich in Ost no. 22g. A. R. Held monday night a vote of thanks was tendered to All citizens who assisted in making thug. A. R. Picnic a Success. Preparations Are being made to put Down a new Concrete floor in the Standard electric Light company a Plant. Last Day for assessment. Wednesday. September5th, is the last Day for Legal assessments in order to be legally entitled to vote at the general election. If you Are Between the Ages of Twenty one and Twenty three years and have not paid a state or county must be assessed on or before the 5th of september. It is important that your name is on the assessors list of taxable. Attend to this at once. Hose Carriage delayed. A message received saturday from the firm which is building tie Washington Hose company a new Carriage states that it will not be shipped inside of three weeks. The members Are at a loss to know where the difficulty lies As the contract called for the delivery of the Carriage by aug. 7. A Man with nerve. John Schaeffer of near Bloomsburg while attending the Bloomsburg silk Mill picnic at Milton saturday fell under a trolley car which he was attempting to Board and had two fingers of his left hand Cut off. In spite of this injury he danced All the afternoon without having the injured members dressed. Montour Castle will attend. The thirteenth annual reunion of the knights of the Golden Eagle Susquehanna District will be held at Milton on monday september 3, labor Day. Montour Castle no. 18g, of this City accompanied by a band will attend in a body. Picnic postponed. The managers of the 1 0. S. Of a., picnic which was to have been held at of witty spark tuesday on account of the wet grounds decided to postpone the affair until tuesday aug. 28. All tickets which have been issued will be Good on that Date. Job printing i 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 description. §5if�?�get our paces before Ploc ing your orders. One at Sunbury and the other at Williamsport. Fred Wood Yard and William Phoenix two Young coloured men of this City have enlisted in the United Stales regular army and will be sent to China shortly. Woodyard enlisted at Williamsport yesterday and Phoenix entered the service at the Sunbury recruiting station tuesday night. Roth Young men were assigned to the Twenty fifth u. S. Infantry coloured which is now in service in the Philippines. Phoenix left for Texas last night and Woodyard will go today. In about a month they will sail for Manila where they join their regiment and proceed with it to China. La Puetx is Al years of age and is a son of mrs. Annie Young Chambers Street. Woodyard is the same age. Transcripts returned. Transcripts have been returned to District attorney Welsh in the cases of George w. Dansberger charged with obtaining Money under false pretence and Paul p. Thompson charged with desertion and non support. Derr reunion. The Derr reunion was held at the Sulphur Springs Moreland pa., aug. 16, i960. About 100 of the descendants of Christopher and Mary Derr and near relatives were present from Montour Columbia Northumberland and Lycoming counties. After enjoying a sumptuous feast in a most Beautiful Grove Rev. H. C. Monroe of Whitehall and Kev. R. M. Hunsicker of Chestnut Hill Philadelphia former pastors delivered very appropriate and touching addresses. The following officers were elected for the year president William Derr Moreland vice president Wilson Derr Moreland Secretary Calvin Derr assistant Secretary Miles j. Derr both of Limestone treasurer f. C. Derr Danville executive committee j. F. Derr Turbotville t. M. Derr Schuyler g. W. Derr and j. W. Derr Limestone. The time and place of the next reunion was not decided upon. Churches will be asked to assist. The fund for the Turbotville fire sufferers has reached $148, and it is thought that no difficulty will be experienced in securing the desired $250. There is a movement on foot to have the churches of this City take collections for the sufferers and it is Likely that they will be requested to do this next sunday. Two baskets of clothes were left at the City Hall yesterday one by s. J. Welliver and the other by f. C. Derr. More clothes Are needed add it is hoped that contributions will be freely made. Half Day sessions. One of the Ashland newspapers has begun an agitation in favor of half Day sessions of school during september on the ground that the weather in that month is too hot to hold the regular full Day session. That argument will hardly hold Good. September is not so hot that children suffer while at school and to keep the schools open Only a half Day would lengthen the term so that it would he necessary for them to remain at school far into june when the Mercury reaches a higher Point and when weather conditions Are More unbearable than in september. Two fingers injured. Michael Davitt an employee of the Reading Iron works while working about the Rolls last evening had the misfortune to catch the fingers of his left hand in a cog wheel. He sustained a compound fracture of his third Finger and his second Finger was badly lacerated or. Stock dressed the injured fing Quot heps Quot picnic postponed. Owing to the inclement weather the Septa Sophs picnic has been postponed to wednesday september 5,we regret very much the postponement of the pleasant event but it was unavoidable. Save your tickets As All tickets will be Good on the above Date. Com Mittek. For Sale. Farm of 28 acres for Sale. Situated about four Miles from Danville. A Fine peach Orchard also pears apples red and Black raspberries blackberries currants and asparagus. An excellent farm for Early truck. Easy terms. For particulars address Box 74, Danville 1�?Ta. Addition will be finished by sept. 10. Work on the addition which is being built to the South Danville school House is being pushed As rapidly As possible and it is expected will be completed by sept. 10. School will open some time Between the 15th and 25th of the Mont i. The attendance at the Patterson Grove amp meeting is Large and the sessions Are very interesting. Tuesday morning or. Frysinger of Bloomsburg preached the sacramental Sermon after which the lords supper was observed. In the afternoon Rev. Demoyer of Northumberland preached and the children s meeting was conducted by mrs. Bradshaw. In the evening a Young Peoples meeting was conducted by Kev. Bedlock and Rev. D. Y. Brouse preached. A Large number of folks from this City camped near Cameron along the Susquehanna River during the summer. Cameron is one of the Best camping out places in this Section and has been a favorite for Many years with Danville people. Big Catawissa corporation. The Hamlin car and wheel company of Catawissa was incorporated at Dover del., on tuesday with a capital Stock of

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