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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - August 26, 1909, Danville, PennsylvaniaSt a vol. 55�?no 32danville. �pa., thursday. August 26, 1909 established in 1855 do. Irving h. Jennings d Esi 1st. Office hours a. M. To 12 .11 p. V. To i p. M 104 Hill St., Danville a. C. A a ii Ritz m. 425 Mill St., dash ill to. Diseases of the stomach and intestines a specially items condensed. In wanted i goal agent to advertise and introduce the new educational work websters dictionary and Atlas of the world. Must a educated and Able to furnish Good refer _ _ s a i iel1 pcbdlishincerc0m ordered that a he Borough solicitor by a p \ 1 a a Levi n to Titi 11 Arr a i to of i. Lip James t. Magill was re elected water commissioner to serve for the next three years at a regular meeting of Council Friday night. On motion Peter j. Keefer was re elected superintendent of the water works without any opposition to serve for the ensuing year. On motion the four employ yes Edward f. Bell and Jacob Byerly engineers and Edward Wertanan and George Hal lieu firemen were reelected without any opposition to serve during the ensuing year. On motion of or. Pursel it was h Beni at a meeting of the Darby school Board a committee was appointed to perfect a fire Drill for the schools and introduce it to the pupils at the opening of the fall term. Counci Imam Klein of Pittsburg Lias been ordered rearrested by the court for failure to Rene a his bail pending recant Appeal from judgments in the graft cases. George w. Baxter a operator of Cleveland dropped dead in the lobby of a Pittsburg hotel As the convention of old time Teleg Raphers ended. A was prominent in Bis profession. Zerbe the Pittsburg Man who built an aeroplane and had the misfortune to have it destroyed in a storm last May is said to be building another machine of a Type entirely different from any now used. Isaac Dunn coloured of Williams instructed to bring suit against the Danville Aud Bloomsburg Street railway company to recover ail costs,&c., paid by this Borough in the trial of the Case of Mary a. Densberger against the Borough of Danville and for which said company is liable under the terms of its contract with this Borough in the to tension and regrading of a Street. The proposition to pave East Market Street is beginning to attract representatives of the various Brick manufacturing firms to Danville. George b. Mcgrath representative of the Bessemer Limestone company of Youngstown �o., was present at Council Friday night. His company manufactures a ten Pound red shale Block the company s cards being located in the Western part of Pennsylvania or. Mcgrath at considerable length explained the a Standard Rattler test a to which paving blocks at the present Are mostly subjected by up to port was at work on the rectory of a Date municipalities before they Are and Church when the Bell on the Church next door started to toll for a funeral. To tolling of the Bell is thought to have caused his heart to fail for lie dropped Over dead. Opted for use on the streets. W. H. Wascou general superintendent of american Union Telephone company of Harrisburg appeared be fore Council protesting against the a car in Pittsburg jumped the track granting of a franchise to the people s results of saturday s games Danville 6 Benton 8. Nescopeck 2 Bloomsburg 0. Nescopeck 5 Bloomsburg 9. Alden 8 Berwick 6, 10 ins. Shickshinny 3 Nanticoke 8. Standing of the clubs w. L. Nauticoke15 4 Danville.14 4 shiekshinny.10 9 Nescopeck. .10 10 10 Berwick. .6 13 Bloomsburg .8 11 alden5 15 . .789 .777 .326 .500 .441 .421 .421. 250 on a bridge�?T200 feet above the Earth near Kenny Wood Park and the passengers screaming with fear were hurled to the floor in heaps. Tiie car stopped before it leaped but two persons were injured As it was. As a result of a conference with attorneys representing the United mine workers of America. District attorney of Brien of Scranton has decided to conduct a rigid investigation into the granting of a mine certificate to Charlee sle Maeh who was killed because of his ignorance of the mining Laws. M. H. Yanhorn. Of Columbia n. Bought an Auto in Pennsylvania and Rode from Easton to Doylestown in it. When lie started the thing in Doylestown in it tarted out at a terrific Gate and collided with a Telegraph pole. He became disgusted with the thing a it a result and offered it for Sale for $50. There was a Ringh of persons willing to Purchase but the machine was lauded by the fire chief. A Scourge of cholera among the Early settlers in what was then known As Birmingham caused the members of St. Michaels roman Catholic Church in South Side Pittsburg to make solemn promises to celebrate the anniversary of the Day As holy when the plague should be checked. It was checked and the Promise has been kept 1,500 people attending mas9 and services in the Church on thursday. Seven year old Earl Yarnall. Of near Media died from lock jaw caused by running a Fishbone into his foot. Hugo Hansen a Dane living on a farm near three negroes in his Orchard stealing apples. Taking a dog lie raced them when one of them turned and shot him. His wounds May prove fatal at the close of the year ending april 30, there were 167 brandies of the Young men s Christian association in the state. These had enrolled 51,427 members which is an increase of Uear la a thousand Over the previous year. The catholics of Pittsburg Are contemplating the erection of a new 4800,000 High school. 11 the churches in the diocese will Aid in the support of the institution the building of which will mean that the other Catholic High schools will he Aba ironed. School director John Mcafee of East Pottstown was on his Way to a meeting of the school Board when his horse ran away Aud he was thrown on a paling Fence along which he was dragged. He held on to the reins All through the Accident. Nailed to the door of the Slatington police station was a notice that Robert Pierce a Well known elate operator would be killed by september 15. The Man cannot explain the mysterious threat and is unaware that he has Auy enemies that might seek his life. A squad of policemen in disguise raided the Cigar store of Josoph senior of Chester and confiscated some Gam h ing apparatus a nigh they found Thiv of dior. Who so a known in up a a thug and Sou e others were playing poker when they were cac Glit. Telephone company which lie said in return for the privilege of bringing its wires into Danville on the poles of the american Union Telephone company had agreed not to disturb conditions by applying for an ordinance to build its line in Danville. He called attention to the fact that the citizens of Danville through the Pitones of the american Union Telephone company Ean use the Peoples Ideal line and have toll Benefit of the letter s service. If a franchise be granted to the people s Ideal line it will become necessary tor citizens to install an additional a phone which with the american and the Bell will run the Namh a of phones up to three a an unnecessary Burden which i people should not be asked to shoulder. In addition the subject of poles must be taken into consideration. Our streets Are already heavily burdened with Pules Aud it was urged that tiie number should not be increased by Grant aug tiie franchise in question in View of the Well established fact that we already have abundant and reliable Telephone service. The following members were present Schatz Cleaver Finnigan Pur Sel lies Everhard Marshall Curry and Connolley. The following Bills were approved for payment Borough depot. Labor and hauling. 4142.75 regular employees. 117.50 James Gibson. 14.25 Washington fire co. 3.00 to. H. Cole. 23.15 Atlantic refining co .36.67 Walker amp Kepler. 111.05 United Tel. Amp Tel. Co. 1.25 Sara Mcuen. Postage and Box rent b. O. Tillinghast. George f. Keefer. T. L. Evans amp sons. Water Dep t. Regular employees. The Gem. William e. Limberger. Peoples Coal Yard. Friendship fire co. American car and cd y. Co. Atlantic refining co. Danville cd y. Amp machine co. 8.00 11.76 2.00 85.00 17.00 4161.40 14.00 4.25 169.32 18.75 83.30 28.94. 6.10 it was a Lucky thing for Dauville that Benton was not playing Good Ball on saturday. Had tiie visitors put up Auy kind of a fast exhibition the locals would have been flayed. As it was Dauville won by a score of 6 to 3, Aud both teams played ragged Ball. Most of the run getting daring tiie game was the result of the wildest kind of work overthrows poor judgment muffed flies Aud juggled grounders All being on the list. But the Balm of the fact that we won went a icing Way with the Large crowd present toward soothing the pain caused by tiie up in the air playing. Coveleskie in the Box for Danville pitched a Good game although not up to his Best. Benton lilt his delivery freely Bat were Able to tally but four safeties. A a Pinkie so Best work was shown on several occasions when tils team had gotten him into a had Hole. Jones in the Box for Benton was the mainstay of his team and about the Only Man on it who put up a real first class exhibition. He had a Dandy ont Aud several others up his sleeve Aud lie had tiie Danville heavy Riitters pretty Well mystified. Oor Friend or. Reichard of Bloomsburg of a foul Ball Fame guarded first tation for Benton. He was give a rousing reception. Henton opened the Ball by scoring a run in tiie first innings. Bran Ubigau flied out to Metzler diaries received a pass and Mccarty singled into Centre Charles going to third Long drove a grounded to Livengood who threw to first Charles scoring on the play e. Laubach flied ont to Ammerman. The visitors did no tally again until tiie 7lh when Tiey took two the result of errors Aud a hit. Coveleskie had two strike outs in this innings or they might have been running yet. Danville s runs came in twins in the 3rd. 4th and 5th. Mackert opened the 3rd by accepting a present of first base Metzler sacrificed him Down Aud then Hess took a pass Umlauf advanced Che runners a base Hess Ami Mackert both scored when Kreunen dropped live goods easy Fly Coveleskie opened tie 4th with a two Bagger into Center Ammerman drove an infield grounder which was thrown to to third to catch Umlauf running for Coveleskie but the Danville runner was Safe by a close margin on Mackert s fielders Choice Coveleskie scored and on Metzler s single Ammerman scored. In the fifth Livengood opened with a two Bagger Dooley reached first on a sacrifice bunt sending Livengood to third Stock flied out to without apparent reason threw the Ball Way Over tiie third baseman s head allowing Livengood to store Coveleskie drove one to m. Laibach at Short who threw Way Over Reichard s head Dooley scoring. Hagemyer of Bloomsburg Umpire the game Aud gave entire satisfaction to Bot i sides. There was not a kick registered by either team during tiie entire game. Tiie score Danville. The elks picnic a great Success the anus no Outing of Danville Lodge no. 754, b. P. O. Elks took place yesterday at Dewitt spark Aud proved to be one of tiie most pleasant affairs Ever held by the local antlered Herd. The attendance was quite Large. Tiie Miles amp Foulke orchestra furnished music for dancing during the afternoon and evening. Several hotly contested base Ball games were in Progress during the Day and other amusements filled pleasantly the time Between the excursions to the Well Laden tables. L the session of argument court convened on saturday at 10 o clock a. M. With his Honor judge Evans and associates Blee and welliver on the Benoni. In re petition of Conley w. Foust guardian of Walter Foust to dispose of property owned by tiie latter situated on the Comer of Market and Iron streets at present occupied As a hotel by Joseph Smith to Mary a. Thomas of Rhos Borg Columbia county for file sum of 43830. The Sale was ratified by the court. Juvenile court. A petition was presented to the court from Anua r. Simington Prav ing that the court take jurisdiction and make provision for the care and welfare of Thomas Leroy of Brien a boy under the age of sixteen years Sou of John of Brien. The petition further stated that the boy has been abandoned by his father and has been at the Home of the Petitioner since february 21, 1908 tiie Mother is dead there Are m other relatives capable of caring for him and that tie is a child dependent Aud in need of the care and Protection of the court. A Rule was granted to show cause Why the prayer of tiie Petitioner should not be granted returnable on september 11, 1909, at 10 of clock. Hareas Corpus proceedings. The hearing was had in the Hareas Corpus proceedings instituted by Clyde Appleman of Valley township to recover Possession of his daughter Myrtle Appleman. At present in the care of mrs. William Wintersteen of Valley township having been taken by tier pm the de Atli of tier daughter Appleman s wife about a year ago and nursed Back to health. Many witnesses were called by mrs. Wintersteen to prove her Contention that Apple Man was not a tit person to possess the child. A equal number testified to the Good character of Appleman. The morning session came to a close with the Case still up. Afternoon session. In a Short afternoon session testimony was continued. Several witnesses were called on both sides. The pendent. Court refused to decide the Case on saturday took the papers in the Case and will hand Down an opinion later. The regular meeting of the school Board was Hel monday eve. The following members were in their places he is Sechler Cole Fischer Swarts Shultz Redding Burns Gibson Orth. Or. Fischer of the building and repair committee reported that the repairs on All the buildings both inside and ont Are approaching completion. He called particular attention to tiie excellent work done by or. Grove on the desks in the High school room or. Burna of tiie committee on supplies reported that but one Remington typewriter had been exchanged for a Smith invisible machine. Tho Supply committee was instructed to Purchase a clock for one of the rooms. Superintendent Dieffe Bacher endorsed the recommendations of professors Moyer and Brokel in favor of the Milliken Aud Gale text Book in physics for use in the High school. On motion this Book was adopted by tiie Board. Superintendent Dieffenbache reported Itiat the senior secondary school in the first Ward will be overcrowded this year there being ten More pupils than Thero is room for. Room can be made for these pupils in the other wards by a system of transfers. On motion the following system was adopted As recommended by the transfers committee All senior secondary pupils living on West Mahoning Street and Mill Street North of Mahoning Street will be transferred to the third Ward senior secondary school also All senior secondary pupils living North of Centre Street and East of Mill Street will he transferred to the fourth Ward senior secondary school. In tiie grammar 6clioois,if last year s hues Are continued Tipiere will be 34 pupils in the fourth Ward 39 in the second Ward and 53 in the third. By a proposed readjustment of tie lines it can be so arranged so that there will be 41 pupils in the second Ward 37 in the fourth Ward Aud 48 in tiie third. On motion the matter was placed in the hands of the Transfer committee to act in conjunction with the superin festival a big Success an ammonia pipe burst in the Plant of Swift a co. In North Side pm Tab Borg. And an Engineer and eleven horses Limi narrow escapes. R. H. O. A. E. Hess. 3b.1 0 0 2 2 Umlauf is. 0 0 2 5 4 Livengood. 2b .1 2 4 2 0 Dooley c .1 0 6 2 0 Stock a 11� 10 0 0 Coveleskie p 1 1 0 4 1 Ammerman of .1 0 3 0 0 Mackert if .1 0 0 0 0 Metzler of. .0 1 2 c 0 totals 6 4 27 15 7 Benton. R. H u. A. E. Brannigan if 0 2 1 0 0 charle.�, 2b. 1 0 1 1 0 m party o 0 1 7 2 0 . Of. .0 1 1 0 0 e. Laubach 3b. 0 0 3 2 0 Reichard la 1 0 7 0 1 by Enugu of .1 0 3 0 9 m. Laubach. Is 0 0 1 l l Jones a. .00 0 4 d totals .3 4 24 10 4 Danville 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 x�?6 Benton. 1000002 0 0-3 two base hits. Coveleskie liven Good. Sacrifice hits Umlauf Dooley Metzler. Stolen bases Mackert Metz Ler Dooley Reichard. Struck out. By Coveleskie 5, a Jones 7. Bases on balls off Coveleskie Jones 5. Hit by pitched Hall Hess. Umpire ullage myer tiie festival held on the Lawn at tiie Home of mrs. Belle Harris upper Mulberry Street last night was a com plete Success. Tiie worthy object to which the proceeds will be devoted namely the Purchase of Flowers for the Beds in memorial Park next Spring aided much in the Success of the undertaking. The Lawn which adjoins tiie Park was tastefully decorated a Lii burning while japanese lantern hanging in every conceivable place made the picture a most pleasing one. Tiie Tades ten in number were presided Over by some Twenty ladies and were crowded from seven of clock until ten. It was nearly twelve before the affair was brought to a close. Too much credit cannot be Given to the ladies who gave their time and at Tention to such a worthy object. The affair was gotten up under the direction of mrs Mazie run Auger assisted by a number of ladies Wiio take a deep interest in the appear Urt of tiie Park. Ordered 4377.30 109.50 1.88. 60 88. 30.00 30.00. 5.75 2.25. 27.10. 7 33. 24. I. 6.00. 11.85 28.20. 4.50. 14.48. 4 80 4.05. 25.00. 6.25. 20.14. 31.65. 5.60. 5.12. 5.70 10.00. 8.00. 38.40. 8.45 17.60 19.20 Hole in court House ceiling when William m. Heddens Couit crier opened the Montour county chamber of Justice saturday morning lie found a startling state of affairs a portion of the ceiling having dropped marring the Beauty of the one thousand Dollar decorations that have been recently installed there by the c. Day Rudy company of Harrisburg. The Hole left by the falling plaster is several feet in diameter and the ceiling for some distance around is loosened and ready to fall. Tiie com rain sinners no not believe that the damage was caused by any leak in the roof but incline to the belief that the plastering was not secure before the decorations were put on. Contracts for the Stone work tiie Montour county commissioners on saturday awarded tiie contracts for the Stone work of three of the county Bridges As follows Coleman Bridge Liberty township c. P. Boyer of Liberty township 4181.25. Kootner Bridge Derry township e. O. Welliver. Of Danville 4431.00. Buok run Bridge Anthony township e. O. Welliver of Danville 4233.00 a a James co Kendron was the Only other bidder the latter bidding for the w Ork by the Perch. Proceedings to recover 450,Uoo As damages from the american car and foundry company by reason of alleged negligence of the company were instituted in the Columbia county courts monday by Oscar Thornton a Well known Young Man formerly of Danville who is at present residing at Berwick. The papers were filed by his counsel Paul g. Sherwood esq., of Wilkes rare. The statement sets fort i among other tilings that the plaintiff is a resident of Berwick Aud Itiat lie was on August 20th, 1908 employed in the finishing department of the steel Plant at Berwick As a labourer and was sent to work with a Reamer upon the construction of cars. That it was the Well known duty of the company to furnish a reasonably Safe place to work Safe equipment tools bits Etc. And instruct the plaintiff in operating said machine. That the company gave him no instructions and Itiat by tiie breaking of a defective bit about two of clock that afternoon he was struck in the left Eye by a piece of the tool the sight destroyed and the other Eye so damaged Itiat the sight is permanently damaged and slowly being lost. For his loss expenses of treatment Glass Eye Etc., loss of earning capacity suffered and to be suffered great pain and embarrassment and inconvenience suffered and to be suffered the amount of 450,000 is asked. Bills paid. The following Bills were paid american Book of. Roberts amp Mack Reading Iron co ,. Pennsylvania r. R. Co. Mrs. Harry Kaufman mrs. Ella Lynn. Morning news c. L. Eggert. Boyer Bros. Joseph Lechner. Hebe a Lovett. Anna Anderson Emery Shultz. E. H. Sainsbury. F. C. Henry. A h Grone. Palmer co. Remington typewriter co a. J. No Stream pfc co. Henry Holt a be co. J. T. Magilll. Chas. E. Merrill. Thomas a be Brown of. Allyn amp Bacon. Laird amp Lee. Heins. Nobel pfc Elridge Silbey amp co. Atkinson. Menzer pfc Grover Heins pfc Nobel co. Milton Bradley pfc co. D. Appleman pfc co. Married in Williamsport Hugh Fisher of Allenwood and Mies Bessie Kapp of this City were United in marriage in Williamsport on thursday last. The ceremony took place at the parsonage of messiahs lutheran Rev. R. O. Ban Nen officiating. Bot i of the contracting parties Are Well known in this City Aud Piave for some time been employed at the state Hospital. The Bride is tiie daughter of or. And mrs. Foster Kapp Ash Street. The newly wedded couple returned to Dauville monday evening after a visit with the Groom s parents at Allenwood. They were Given a rousing reception at the Home of mrs. Fishers parents. Improvements in Sag Eburg in that Busy Section of oar town included in the second Ward a number of citizens Are improving and beautifying their properties. Among tiie places where particular activity is to be noticed is at the Home of Erza Haas on mow Rev Street where yesterday ground was broken for the erection of a two Story addition to the front of his Home. The improvements when completed will make or. Haas place one of the most desirable properties in the upper end. Also on Mowrey Street mrs. Susan Keef a has just completed the remodelling of the front of her residence installing larger windows and doors. The painters Are now potting the finishing touches on mrs. Keefer s Home. William Reese is greatly improving the appearance of his two Honses at the Corner of front and Houe Moon streets with a coat of paint. Tiie he use facing on honeymoon Aud occupied by his son David Reese. A finished and Tbs painters Are now at work on the House it cig on front Street. James p. A Isileli he it Moon Street Lias also just Coli la Ted i e palming of his Home. Jacob Dietz Aud Samuel Haas who own adjoining properties on East Market Street have recently repainted their Homes and Laid Al Concrete sidewalks. There will he Laid to rest in Sha Mobin today a woman who Danville is proud to Honor asap form erases id in and who Quot in non red in Shaobin Quot As the City a most patriotic woman. She is mrs. John mainer who at the outbreak of the civil War enlisted a with her husband in Captain Oscar Ephlin a co. A 14th regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer infantry from Danville and served throughout the struggle. Mrs. Mai Ucer departed this life at her Home in Springfield on monday aged seventy three years. While3her Faino was practically nuke onto Dan Villines she ranks with Mollie Pitcher Aud other heroic women of patriotic spirit developed by the country a need. Wien the summons came to Danville from president Lincoln for recruits to save the country from tiie invading Confederate army one of the first to enlist was John Mincer a Stalwart Young Man who had recently married. He became a private in co. A 14th regiment Pennsylvania volunteers infantry. With a two weeks old babe in her arms who is mrs. Catherine Quinn of Johnson Cit the Young Bride determined to join the Union forces As a nurse. Site enlisted at the same time and went throughout the entire War alleviating the sufferings of the dying and nursing the wounded Bank to health. It was a duty of Devotion to the old Flag. The Gallant Yonng Soldier fought in Many engagements was never wounded but became severely ill after the seven Days Battle and the heroin wife nursed him Back to health. At the close of tiie War or. And mrs. Mincer returned to Danville but later removed to Coal township Northumberland county where they reared to manhood Aud womanhood a Large family of children. Daring All these years neither the husband nor wife applied for pension although Bot i were entitled to the same for their glorious sacrifices for their country. Mrs. Mainer was retiring in her nature and Only at the fireside of her own Home would she recount to the children tiie Brave and heroin deeds of her i husband and herself. Besides a husband the following children survive mrs. Catherine Quinn Brady mrs. Emma Sands Coal run mrs. William Madera. Ralpho township. Mrs. Mary Smitti Marion Heights Frank Mincer Brady and Mies Sadie at Home deceased is also survived by Stoity eight grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren. Tiie funeral will be held this afternoon at 2 of clock services in Trinity Epis Opal Church Sawokin. Inter Lieut will he made in Shamokin Ceme Terv. Company f has four experts tax receiver has Busy week the last week of the five per cent rebate for 1909 taxes is on and will end on next tuesday aug St 31st. As a consequence of the approaching time limit Large numbers of people Are daily paving their taxes to receiver Charles e. Voris and his office on ferry Street presents a Busy appearance these Days. I receiver Voris states that so far the receipts have been Well up to the average. Protection to Home Industry is still popular with americans. New apparatus for dispensary or. George a. Stock tuesday received from the state department of use in the local tuberculosis dispensary. Or. Staunton a blood pressure indicator one of the newest Aud most remarkable instruments used in tiie detection of symptoms of tuberculosis. One of tiie symptoms of the dread disease is a lower Triau Normal blood pressure. This instrument detects such symptoms by a pneumatic pressure exert i on the blood vessels of tiie Arm of tiie patient in such a Way As to equalize the natural pressure of the heart the resulting artificial pressure being shown by the Mercury of an indicator attack died to the instrument in Ucli the same Way As the state of the weather is indicated on a thermometer. The instrument is so simple that anyone can operate it properly who knows the natural blood pressure. The interest taken by tiie state in the fight against the White plague is evidenced by the additional apparatus received monthly. The apparatus includes All the latest instruments for the detection and cure of the disease. Tiie local dispensary is at present fully to the interest Tak eur and Energy displayed by the physician in charge. In the National Rifle match now going on at Camp Perry Ohio company f has the Honor of having one of its members private Eisenhower on the Pennsylvania Rifle team As alternate. When it is explained that the Rifle team is composed of the twelve be6t shots chosen from the Pennsylvania state militia the hour conferred will be appreciated. Company f has been improving rapidly in marksmanship. Daring the last four years it has been Given More attention than formerly with Gratifying resale. Last week Captain Herrington qualified As an expert bringing tiie total number of experts in the company up to four three More than we have had at any other year. The experts in addition to Captain her Ringtoul Are private Eisenhower Corporal Beagle and sergeant Yeager. The company a standing will be greatly advanced in future inspections by reason of the additional experts each expert being rated at two Hundred per cent. Slick swindlers work merchants big steer s mad run. Becoming badly frightened while being unloaded at the d. L. Pfc w. Stock Yards at Bloomsburg yesterday a steer belonging to George m. Hughes a Butcher escaped from its Driver and went bellowing madly through i the town. After a Long run the animal ended up with a broken neck on a Railroad Culvert a half mile above Catawissa three and a half Miles from the place where it started. About one Hundred merchants in Mtcarmel Aud its environments bit on a Clever swindling scheme. Two smooth tongued strangers pulled off the game there and Tivey worked it successfully in almost every town in tie Region. The two men would explain How for thirty cents Down they would collect on delinquent accounts for a certain percentage. In this Way they got Over 100 of the dealers to cough up. And the strangers departed with Over $80 of their Money. It was ail done in one Day and paid tiie men fairly Well. They made their preliminary payment Small so that merchants hit readily and there would be Little likelihood of squealing. Mrs. Anna Van Why is dying near Bethlehem from lock jaw As the result of a wound caused by a Rusty Dai. \

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