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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - December 3, 1908, Danville, PennsylvaniaMerit amp a vol. 54�?no. 49danville pa., thursday. December 3, 1908 established in 1855 of. Irving ii. Jennings Dan list. Office flour a. M. To i m. 104 Mill �st., i a p. M. Danville la. I sell a Ltd n. A 425 Mill St., Danville a. Diseases of the stomach Ami intestines a special items condensed. State game Warden Berrier on saturday afternoon pfc Harrisburg reported four arrests for violation of game Laws. Eliz both Frazier age 1 60 years of Chester who had Beau Selling papers for years dropped dead at her Home Friday night. A meeting of experts in typhoid fever is to be held in heading today to consider plans to stamp out the epidemic which is now raging in that City. The heaviest porker s aught red in Berks county 60 far this year weighed 600 pounds and was owned by Henry but Neumoyer of Shoemakersville. The Pittsburg Westmoreland Coal company will erect a coking Plant near its Acme mine ten Miles from Monongahela. Contracts have been let for 200 ovens and other improvements which will Cost about $500,000. Two accidents which May have a fatal termination occurred in Lancaster on saturday. Miss Helen Hans aug set lire to her clothing while emptying a of hot ashes Aud mrs. Delilah Lehar fell Down a stairway with a lighted lamp in tier hand. The blazing liquid enveloped her body and she was horribly burned. The use of tobacco by school Hoys was denounced at the recent meeting of the Armstrong county school directors association and school boards were urged to adopt measures restrain aug the use of cigarettes among pupils. A Man in Oil City on saturday threatened to shoot William alien a druggist because lie refused to sell the Man Poison for suicidal purposes. Benjamin Irwin and Charles Neel of Cochranville Chester county charged with gunning on sunday were fined $25 Aud costs. They had killed two rabbits. A Well dressed Aud very pretty Young women held in Pittsburg for shoplifting says she will serve any number of years in jail before she will reveal her name. Daily instead of weekly payment to Motorman Aud conductors was put in Force yesterday by the rapid transit company of Philadelphia and All will be paid in Cash instead of by checks As heretofore. Russell Reed of Burtville Potter county claims to hold the Best record for Good health in the county. He is seventy six years old and has never been obliged to spend a minute in bed on account of bickness. The barn of Andrew Henderson near Penbrook Dauphin county was burned on sunday Aud afterwards the remains of a Man were found in it. It is believed that a tramp had entered the barn to sleep and had set it on fire. John Novak a Miner died at the state Hospital at Hazleton on sunday after suffering for five weeks from a broken Back sustained while at work. During his confinement his family moved away and their whereabouts is not known. Rev. Or. Andrew Culver the oldest Pri Ehy Theriau minister in Philadelphia celebrated his 89th birthday Auu Iver a sary on thanksgiving Day Aud on sunday he preached a a birthday ser Mouy in Grace presbyterian Church which he founded 1871 Aud is now its Pis tar emeritus. W. Frank Quick Al of York was arrested at his Home on sunday charged with the theft of Platinum pins from his employer the now York dental Supply company. He conducted his thieving for about three years Aud it is believed stole about #12,000 Worth of to lib valuable Metal. He has confessed. As Rev. S. B Bennett pastor of Summit presbyterian Church West Villa Avenue Aud Green Street Philadelphia was coming Down the Steps of the Church on sunday night he found a 4-months-old infant lying on the Steps wrapped up in several newspapers. The child was take to the Germantown almshouse. Fire of supposed incendiary origin destroyed the Plant of the Ephrata hosiery company at Ephrata. Fifty persons were employed at the Plant. Fire has been discovered in one of the shafts of the Enterprise Colliery at Shamokin and experts have been summoned to devise a plan to extinguish the flames. In the meanwhile 600 men and boys Are out of work. T Coni contractor George w. Rockwell expects to make a big stride Forward a his work of full plug up the canal this week. There has been much delay of late incidental to changing position of the dredge relocation of the track Eto. These tilings Are now completed and the dredge is scooping up ashes on the a Meadows a West of Railroad Street. Or. Rockwell monday stated that if he be Given three weeks of Good weather he will be Able to Complete the hauling of ashes which will leave him nothing More to do than to apply the course of soil a portion of which is on hand alongside of the canal where to was deposited when scooped up from the old water Way before to e work of filling up began. It will require several Days to Complete the filling up of that portion of the canal Anro the Culvert during several it. I owing to some obstacles in the Way there filling up has been in or Gress below the Culvert. Mean win it an enormous Quantity of ashes Lias been scooped up and removed from the dredges new position West of Railroad stent. The dredging machine although an excellent device for scooping mud works to some disadvantage in i Nindl ing Loose ashes such As it has to Deal with at present. The Little locomotive is not kept Busy but has numerous Quot resting spells while cars Are being loaded. Many persons who would like to Sec the canal in the Borough filled up Are watching the Progress of or. Rockwell a Experiment very closely so As to be Able to judge As to the practicability of the former scheme. Up to the present enough has been observed to indicate that the undertaking would be a stupendous one requiring not alone Many thousands of dollars in Money but also skilled Aud experienced hands capable of organizing the work and pushing it through without unnecessary loss of time. Busman a Luck discovery an adventurous cat to longing to in of Atuila in the North end of town came near taking a Long Aud unexpected trip tuesday. One of the ladies of the household had packed her trunk for a trip to Philadelphia. The Busman arrived and the trunk was deposited on the baggage cart. At the last moment the Driver fancied he heard feline cries in the direction of the Trouk indicating close quarters Aud keen distress. The lady was inclined to resent the imputation that there might be a cat in her Trank until the latter was opened when out leaped puss Aud by a record run sought her favorite quarters in the House. Wiiilie the trunk was being packed the cat it appears unobserved jumped inside and escaped attend a a 25oo funerals Reading dec. 2. Anna Sophia Christman who perhaps attended More funerals than any other person in Pennsylvania died yesterday in the Berks county almshouse 74 years old. Sophia claimed to have been present at the services of Over 2500 persons Aud there is no one in this Section to doubt her word is she was on hand at All funeral services where they would admit her. Sophia As she was known to everybody got. Herself in trouble by her great desire to attend funerals Aud to la a is Why she was take to the almshouse. Her Only regret while in the inspiration was that she Eon id not get away to attend the funerals that would take place in this Section. A i would rather attend a funeral than a wedding a said s. Phia some time ago. On her trips to fuse Rel Sophia was accompanied by a Small a Worth Only 37 cents the Bullion value of the american Silver Dollar is Only 37 51 cents. This is on the basis that London prices govern the world s markets. Bar Silver fell tuesday to the lowest level since 1003, London prices being 22 a. An ounce or 48 cents in new York. The decline is attributed to the revolutionary movement in India. A Habtes Corpus proceeding was heard in Coart monday afternoon with his Honor judge Evans Aud associate l. W. Welliver on the Bench to seen re the release of miss Sadie Irvin from the Hospital for the insane. The Petitioner in the Case was mrs. Charlotte Yost of Scranton the legally appointed trustee of Sadie Irvin Tny allegation being that miss Irvin is unjustly Aud unlawfully restrained of her Liberty Aud is kept in confinement upon no criminal or supposed criminal matter whatsoever but by reason of certain proceedings in stint de without due or Legal right or authority by the overseers of the poor of the Danville and Mahoning poor District of Montour county. Charlotte Yost the Petitioner sworn. She is a Niece of Sadie Irvin. A certified copy of the will of the late Amanda Irvin was offered in evidence us cording to the terms of which the residue of her estate was left in Trust for her sister. Miss Sadie Irvin. The Petitioner mrs. Yost was appointed executrix of the will and trustee of said Sadie Irvin. The witness explained that she had not been acting uniformly As trustee of miss Irvin but had permitted the latter in part to manage her own affairs. For two months mrs. Yost permitted miss Irvin to occupy a part of her own dwelling in the City. Later with my so Irvin s consent she removed her to Scranton. The witness explained How miss Irvin happened to become an inmate of an old lady s Home in Scranton for a Short time. Later Sadie Irvin was permitted to visit friends in Bloomsburg. At the Saunio time the witness said she herself was taken ill Aud when she recovered she was amazed to discover that in r aunt Sadie Irvin was a charge on the poor District at Dauville and that she had been committed to the Hospital for the insane. Later proceedings were started by the poor District looking to the Sale of the Irvin property in Dauville the proceeds to be applied to the maintenance of Mies Irvin. Or. Motor Edith sworn. Sadie Irvin he says is 73 years of age and was committed october 6, 1908, by the overseers of the poor. He said she was legally committed Aud described her could Tiou. She had a stroke of paralysis two years ago Aud shows a weakening of the intellect. If she could be properly cared for he agreed that she might get along All right outside the Hospital. He held however that if the woman be a charge upon the poor District she would be better off at the Hospital Thau at the alms House. The court made the following order that said Sadie Irvin be forthwith discharged from the Hospital for the insane and delivered to Charlotte Yost her Testa Lieut amp by guardian and that the overseers of the poor of the Dauville and Mahoning poor District be released from the care of the said Sadie Irvin Charlotte Yost to the reasonable Cost of Sadie Irvin s maintenance and the costs of the writ to the time of her discharge. I some benign influences seem working in Dauville which since last summer have kept the de Atli rate Down lower Thau it has Ever been known in the past. During last july Aud August the deaths occurring in the District were fifteen and seventeen respectively. This was Low but it was not considered remarkable for Midsummer. In october the number of deaths was seventeen four occurring at the Hospital for the insane. This was still considered a Low death rate but it was believed that the number of deaths would increase in november when colder weather was due. Instead of an increase however a still lower death rate is noted the number of people who died i this District during november being eleven the lowest number of deaths recorded Here Foi any month since tin Law of vital statistics went into effect. Of the Cleves deaths reported four occurred at the Hospital for the insane. In the Light of Rue above it is interesting to note that in november 1907, the number of deaths reported in this District was Twenty five eleven occurring at the Hospital i october j9u7, Twenty three deaths were reported. In the matter of births however there seems to he no fall aug off. The number reported during october the present year is Twenty two As against Twenty three in october last year. The showing of the report of the local registrar is likewise favourable As relates to contagious diseases. There was no typhoid fever reported during the month. During november last year eighteen cases of typhoid were under treatment. During the month just closed nine cases of Scarlet fever were reported five cases of diphtheria and two cases of pulmonary tuberculosis no deaths resulted from contagious diseases. What has Bee accomplished 1 service sunday attendance full blooded Indian and boy our police yesterday were endeavouring to get onto the Trail of a couple of in Dias who were reported As having deserted from the Indian school at Carlisle. Daring the afternoon chief of police Mincemoyer received the following Telegram Quot full blooded Indian and boy deserted from school last night. Might be travelling by train trolley or automobile. Org size a thorough search. Notify surrounding towns arrest and wire me. Friedman supt. A our chief of police and assistant both got Busy. They kept a Eye on every sort of a conveyance that came to town Aud visited the incoming trains at Eracli of the stations. While covering their usual beats about town they kept up a Sharp Lookout. In spite of their efforts at a late hour last night they had not discovered a single Clew. It is generally believed that there is a mistake in the wording of the Telegram and that instead of a Indian and boy it should read a Indian of diphtheria Mchenry s election Cost $5415 81. John g. Mchenry of Benton successful can Sidate for Congress in this District Lias filed his expense account a total of $5,415 81. The sum went for advertising and Campaign assessments. The first new England town to report a Quot thin ice casualty this season is Orono in the state of Maine. Annie Honey the daughter of or. And mrs. Thomas Roney no. 909 Pine Street departed this life yesterday As the result of a attack of diphtheria. The deceased was twelve years of age and was a Bright and affectionate child. The funeral which will be private will take place at 9 of clock this morning. Inter Mut in St. Josephus cemetery. Large numbers of veterinarians Federal experts continue to come into Danville daily. Tuesday evening an unusual Large contingent arrived who yesterday. Under orders left for different sections of the Union wherever the disease May have a foothold. Some of the veterinarians that have reported Here during the last few Days have come from beyond the Mississippi River one registering from Seattle. Washington. When we reflect that two weeks ago the foot Aud Mouth disease was alarmingly prevalent and that to the drastic measures employed the plague is effectually stamped out one can not help but feel that the Community has a great Deal to be thankful for. The question suggests itself what the result might have been had less effectual methods been employed. Oue of the finest herds of cattle in this Section is found on the farm at the Hospital for the insane. There Are Over a Hundred head in All finely bred cattle in the number Are eighty five Milch cows. There was much anxiety during the prevalence of the foot and Mouth disease lest the Fine Herd at the Hospital become infected Bat fortunately it escaped. Dauville Lodge no. 754, b. P. O. Elks will hold its memorial service in the opera House this City on sunday december 6th. Bloomsburg Lodge no. 436 will unite with the Dauville elks in holding memorial service. The memorial oration will be delivered by m. Morris rising Young attorney of Scranton and a member of Lodge no. 123, b. P. O. Elks. The program throughout is arranged is a most excellent one. The services will take place at 2 15 of clock sunday afternoon. As has been customary in the past Thero will be no admittance except by tickets. Follow aug is Tho program the order of service. Prelude Amazon overture orchestra. Opening exercise Danville age no. 754. Opening ode. Invocation Rev. Joseph e. Guy. Quot they that wait upon the lord a orpheus glee rub. Eulogy w. Ease West e no. 754. Duet a love divine ail love encircling a Soprano Ami Tenor miss Aiudi Miau Aud or. Eggert. Interlude Rubenstein a Melodie if orchestra. Memorial oration m. Morris mos Kovitz Esq. Quot hark hark my soul Quot orpheus glee club. Soprano Solo and Obligato miss Amui Erman. Baritone Solo or. Paunan interlude orchestra. Closing to no. 436. Audience will join in singing Quot nearer my god to thee 1st verse. Bin Edidin. Rev. Edward Haugli ton. Postlude priest March. Orchestra. Following Are the deceased members of Danville Lodge no. 754 Ned s. Harris John l. Evans Thomas w. Saver and Edward p Thomas the last named dying within the year past. The officers of Danville Lodge b. P. O. Elks no. 754 Are As follows exalted Roler a. O. Amesbury esteemed leading Knight Charles h. Snyder esteemed Loyal Knight William Ellenbogen esteemed lecturing Knight j. R. M. Curry Secretary. Edward Karpur treasurer William j. Rogers Esquire Charles e. Peifer chaplain George w. Eggert inner guard Charles g. A loud tiler j. Beaver Gearhart trustees j. W. Robison David t. Evans and w. W. avoids risk of. H. Elected years officers at a regular meeting of Lotos conclave no. 127, improved order of Hept Sophs held last evening the following officers were elected for the ensuing year Clyde e. 11 Snyder past Archon Fred b. Gibson Archon Dan a blizzard Provost John 3. Yastine prelate o. O. Clond Secretary w. L. Mcclure financier Jacob Fischer treasurer Thos. F. Brecht inspector Frank Hartline Warden Frank hash her Sentinel John kilns we. K. Lunger Aud John Richards trustees representative to supreme convention to he held in Boston in june 19c9, John g. Vastine alternate John Kilgus the authorities at the Hospital for the insane since tiie outbreak of foot Aud Mouth disease Are not taking any risks in handling cattle connected with the institution. In the past it was customary for the Hospital to do its own slaughtering. In this connection it might be explained that eight to nine Beeves Are required weekly to Supply the institution. The steers to be slaughtered were purchased of a local drover who delivered the animals at the institution. Since the outbreak of the foot Aud Mouth disease the Hospital authorities refuse to permit any cattle to be driven on the Hospital land. The cattle needed for beef Are All killed in the Slaughter House in Dauville after be aug inspected and the dressed carcasses taken to the Hospital. Yesterday several very Fine animals were killed. Steward Howard b. Schultz was Down into town attending to some details connected with the slaughtering judge Runyan visits Danville the speakers at the county Institute yesterday were greeted with a record breaking audience which packed the entire auditorium. Although a Large proportion of the seats were filed with teachers yet there was considerable room for patrons of schools and others interested in the proceedings of the Institute. In the past it has sometimes happened that the auditorium was crowded on thursday of Institute week but it is certainly a Novelty to see the room practically filled from the opening Day As has happened this year. It is a Fine tribute to the ability of the speakers who Ere among the Best that Ever addressed a body of teachers. Rabbi f. W. Leeselson d. D., conducted Chapel exercises yesterday. The program As printed was carried out with slight variations. Or. Omwake continues absent Aud his place on the program yesterday was filled by or. Van Briuer who dwelt on the subject of manual training. Professor Albert gave u talk on the subject of geor Graphy. Professor Albert followed in the afternoon presenting a a Type lesson in Continental professor e. O. Bickel principal of the Danville High school gave a practical talk on the subject of Quot mathematics a professor Bickel has risen up through various grades of school work and As the result of study and experience Lias readied some practical conclusions which formed an interesting theme for his address. He had the close attention of his fellow teachers who seemed to be in sympathy with his views. An exercise in nature study by pupils of the first Grade Given by lbs Veim tuesday afternoon was an interesting feature of the Institute pro Ceeil bugs. It very clearly illustrated her method of interesting very Small pupils in nature work. Another one of the corps of local teachers that has succeeded in creating interest in the Institute is mis Adda Layman assistant in the High school who presides Over a very extensive exhibit of specimens belonging to the department of zoology. Among the specimens Are a vast variety of butterflies crickets Aud insects galore snakes Shell ants nests a Chrysalis of Butterfly cocoons spun in the school room and a Large collection of artistic drawings from microscopic work. It is Safe to say that every teacher attending the Institute has viewed the Fine collection of specimens. At the evening session tuesday even ing g. Ritter Sang a Solo. Helen Mowrey rendered a piano Solo. Yesterday for Eulou misses Ada lore and Margaret Sidler rendered a piano Duett. During the afternoon miss Kathryn Rogers rendered a vocal Solo the closing address yesterday afternoon was made by or. Vau Briuer on Quot the pedagogical significance of Whittier in school Days a like his preceding addresses it was full of philosophy and contained Many gems of thought. S Mosier amp Summers contractors at the Hospital for the insane Are making steady Progress on the new buildings being erected there. While they have All reached an advanced stage work on the building for the acute insane male patients is literally on the Home stretch and the building will be ready for occupancy by the holidays. Externally the buildings even to tiie painting Are fully completed. They form quite a imposing group which adds very much to the appearance of the institution As a whole. On the female infirmary Aud the building for the acute insane female patients the plasterers Are about through. Ail that remains for the carpenters to do is to put Down the floors and trim up the Interior. The painters have the inside of both buildings to go Over. At the building for the acute insane male patients the upper Story is practically completed. On the lower Story the floor is to he Laid and the trimming to he done. The painters Are very nearly through with their work. The building both by its location and arrangement is admirably adapted to its purpose. The Structure stands in an exposed position so that it numerous windows admit an abundance of Light. The Walls with their White coat add to the effect. The building is finished in veneered Ash which after being oiled takes on a Beautiful polish. Altogether the nearly completed building on the Interior is quite in keeping with the outside. The lavatory system is modern and first class. In this building the heating and ventilating system heretofore described in these columns has gone into operation and its Many Point it of excellence Are noted at a glance. The fresh air is admitted into the cellar and before it leaves the ducts it is warmed Over an extensive Coil of steam pipe after which it is drawn up into the building to take the place of vitiated air that is exhausted by an aspirator on the top of the building. Two or three weeks time will suffice to Complete the building for the route insane male patients. It will be occupied by patients soon after the holidays. The female infirmary and the building for the acute insane female patients will not be completed much before Spring. No work on the male infirmary will he done this defend title of championship victim of pneumonia Mary the five year old daughter of or. And mrs. Patrick Hickey Montour Row died at 2 o Olock yesterday morning following a attack of pneumonia. The child had been ill for Homo weeks and was considered As convalescent when secondary pneumonia developed. De Atli ensued sixteen hours later. The funeral will take place at 9 30 o Clook Friday morning from St. Josephus Catholic Church. Interment in St. Josephus cemetery. Helen Ramsey of Akron Lancaster county is dead from Burns received in emptying a of ashes. Judge Jared Runyan of Vermillion South Dakota is visiting d. R. Eck Mau of Market Square. Judge Ruby no is a native of Dauville. He went West and settled in Dakota about forty years ago. He 19 a brother of mrs. Chris Gopher Diehl of Sunbury whom he paid a visit yesterday. He notes Many changes in Dauville and finds Only a few people that lie was acquainted with when Here. He is a Veteran of the civil War. He was in the same company with David r. Eckman. The two fought together at Gettysburg Petersburg wilderness and in a score of other hard fought Battles. R. Eckman was wounded in the Arm. Judge Runyan had a portion of his left ear shot off. The two veterans today intend taking a trip to Gata Wikson to visit another Comrade Clark Guinn who was shot in the Mouth the Bullet piercing his Tongue and coming out under the Chin. Judge Runyan is president judge of a Large do strict in South Dakota and has entered upon his third term. Or. And mrs. E. C. Spring a of Mahoning township left yesterday for a visit with relatives in Sunbury. Mrs. George Mai is mrs. Georg s. Maiers and mrs. C. S. Books spent yesterday with friends in Sunbury. Miss Ruth Heath pin Street visited Fri it us in Sunbury yesterday. Mrs. Anna Campbell returned to Dunlo yesterday after a visit with mrs. Elizabeth Tiebor Grova Tiia. Mrs. Frank 0. Angle Aud miss Mary b. Robison returned last evening from a trip to Atlantic City Aud Philadelphia. Misses Hertlia Cloud Marguerite Evans Aud Anna Shultz were guests of miss Harriet Burroughs at Sunbury yesterday. Miss Gretrude Neville and mrs. Aura Daumier spent yesterday with friends in Sudbury. H. J. Boyle returned to Hazleton yesterday after a visit wit i p. J. Mccaffrey Mill Street. George Derr of Nesco prob spent yesterday with friends in Danville. Mrs. A. M. Diehl returned last evening after a visit with relatives in a1 too a. Mrs Frank Jameson Aud miss Mary Jameson West Mahoning Street returned last evening after a visit in Philadelphia. Rev. Aud mrs. Geo w. Atkinson of Sunbury. Spent last evening is guests at Christ Church rectory. Rev. Atkinson delivered a address at the special services for men last evening. Experiments Are Fame bringers when they prove successful. William t. this City who for the past nine months has held the live Bird championship of Pennsylvania a it been challenged to defend his title by d. It Rishel of Ottawa this county. The match will take place saturday after you at 2 of clock on the grounds of the Rupert Hunting and fishing club. The conditions of the match will be 25 live Birds per Man Aud 24 to 33 Yards Rise interstate rules. Or. Speiser has held the live Bird championship of Pennsylvania for line months having won it in a match at Allentown on april 18th, at which time he Defeated George Hansel of Lebanon Aud won the magnificent Pennsylvania state Challenge trophy which was spoken of in the news at that time. Or. Suiser. While the Holder of the cup is open to Challenge at All times Aud upon Challenge must defend his title within thirty Days or forfeit the cup. The cup is offered by the Pennsylvania sportsmen a association with Headquarters at Harrisburg and the Holder is the acknowledged live Bird Champion of the state. Trio cup w ill be on exhibition at the club House. No admission will be charged to the grounds. Wants $4,000,000 for roads. State Highway commissioner Hunter recommends appropriations of at least #4,000,000 a year for ten years to carry out a comprehensive program of Road building including trunk lines Between the principal Centros of population this recommendation is in Depe deut of the proposition to build a continuous state Road from Philadelphia to Pittsburg. When legislative term begins although Many persons have the idea that members elect to the two Branche s of the state legislature do not assume office until the legislature meets the first tuesday of next january the terms actually begin december 1. This is governed by the Constitution of �?T74, which so provides. Judge Stewart sitting at Easton has decided Itiat it is necessary for a corporation after having secured permission of the supervisors of a township to erect poles along a Highway to obtain consent of the owners of property on whose sidewalks the poles Are to be placed
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