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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - December 5, 1901, Danville, PennsylvaniaHome paper a for tie Home ule circulation of this paper is increasing rapidly. It Wil pay you to advertise in the american. A state Sra a a this coi Niky will never he entirely free until it supplies All of its own demands with its own productions. Subscription $1 per year vol. 49. Danville. Pa., thursday december a a a a a a a a a 1901. Established in 1855. Job printing the office of the american being furnished with a Large in of Job letter and fancy Type and Jot material generally the publisher announces to the Public that he is prepared at All times to execute in the neatest manner Job printing of All kinds and description a a Jiff get our prices before place your orders. Or. Irving h. Jen Kings dentist. Office hours 9 a m. To 12 y. 10i Mill st., i v y to r. Y Danville a. Shultz m. D. 425 . St., Danville a. Diseases of tie stomach and intestines a specially do w. In. , s. A. Dentist office 218 Mill Street. A Etc extracted without pain. Crown and Bridge work a specially. Equipped with the latest and Moat improved., n Ato. Us ally accompanied by b instruments and prepared a a exec a Tenne j most difficult work. Or. C. H. Reynolds office. Opposite Boston store Danville a amp. Dentistry in All Ita branches. Char new moderate and All work guarantee cd a Stahlin hed is92 s. Quot a country kid Quot to night. Beware of the icy sidewalks. Prepare for a Pierry Christmas. A White Christmas is Pei dieted. This weather checks building oper a Titus. The holy communion will be celebrated at the Grove presbyterian Church on sunday morning. Mrs. Caspar Diseroad is ill at her Hoine on grand Street. The present weather is not relished by that class of humanity commonly called tramps. The Wisdom of cleaning pave Nien to immediately after the Snow Falls a a a a Parent these Days. The Little folks Are writing letters to Santa clans. Committees of the Friendship fire company Are making great preparations for their fair which opens on saturday evening december 14th. Watch your water pipes these Winter Days or you May have to Call in the plumber done to trifle with a cold. This is the season when pneumonia gets in its work. Handsome new eucharistic vestments were recently presented to Christ episcopal Char h As a memorial to Rev. M pc. Lightner. Mail carriers and express men Wil be Busy this month. Major c. P. Gearhart will remove his office from the Montgomry building. Mill Street to the Roun formerly own pied by Squire Hunter no. 18 East Market Street. The Klark Scoville repertoire company will play a thee nights engagement at the opera House beginning tonight. The famous Rural drama. Quot a country kid a will be the opening performance. Sixteen capable actors Are in the cast the scenery is All special and six very Fine specialities Are Given. Since the recent exposures by the state pure food agents regarding adulteration of milk a Public demand has Arisen for strict re injection of the product South Bethlehem has just adopted an ordinance providing for milk inspection and the arrest and fining of dealers failing to a imply with the Meas Are. Daniel Arnwine of West Hemlock township died on monday last after an illness of about two years. The deceased was a Carpenter by Trade and was widely known throughout the county. He was 58 years of age and is survived by a wife and several children As follows William. Martha Sarah. Jacob Kimber and Harry. The mystery of Many packages will be i to teared up on christinas morning. Many people Are suffering with sore pc treats Duilo the Damp weather. Y3ie Dunville reserves Basket Ball the. A is will play the Potts College team of Williamsport at that place in the near f future. M. To w. K Holloway is slowly in prov air after a serious illness. Re s id. Mcatee has been Able to appear i Al the Street again after a slight attack off Erysipelas. The a present weather a a Promise of Winter an it. Chri Stian Leeh is ill at his Home 418 can Rel i Greet. Us Trig new the most popular Mel Drani i of tace times will be seen at the opera House december 13tb. The production Comee v it us in its entirety and will be put on Fine local stage exactly As it was produced during its celebrated record breaking run in Chicago. Frank o. Ireson and the entire supporting company have been retained and will appear Here with the company in their original roles. Lyman h Howe is to moving pictures what p. T. Barnum was to the circus the acknowledged Prince of showmen and the a deviating creator of new features of entertainment As evidence of the fact that or. Howe keeps step with the lofty demands Bis series of new moving pictures which will be revealed to the Public at the opera House on saturday evening. December 14, Are More fascinating than Ever. Expires suddenly while taking an evening walk. Our town last evening was shocked by the news of a sudden death in which the victim was one of our Best known Aud beloved citizens. S. A. Yorks in the midst of health in the prime of manhood without any warning received the dread Sumn n which called him from Earth to the Lue beyond. Last evening he took his customary stroll across the River Bridge. He enjoyed these walks very much and was w. Rhodes or some other intimate Friend. Last i evening it happened that he was alone. He was returning when it would seem that he became ill. He was barely Able to make his Way into the office of the Pennsylvania House where he Sank into a chair. He asked for some hot water and requested that a doctor be called. He was in the act of removing his Necktie and Collar when 1 ii arms dropped help Ess to his Side. Mrs. Gillaspy. Who was present when or. To is entered. Quickly produced the hot water but it was of no Avail. The Man already dying was Able to take Only a couple of swallows. Drs. Curry. Wintersteen and Thompson in response to the Call were soon on the spot but by j that time the last spark of life had fled j or. Yorks was ill Good health. He now and then had a spell of indigestion and about two weeks ago suffered from a very acute attack. Or. Thompson last evening stated that in his opinion death was caused by a recurrence of such an attack which caused a functional disturbance of the heart. The attack two weeks ago came very Uear resulting seriously but the proper remedies were applied in time. That the symptoms of yesterday s attack As experienced by m r. Yorks were those of indigestion is evident from the fact of his asking for hot water which is the remedy he was accustomed to take for a that trouble. Or. Yorks died at 5 o clock. The j news was broken to his wife and at Telegraph pole by express shipped to London England by Howe 4 Polk. A Telegraph pole one would think is the last article in the world that an express company would undertake to handle yet such and an Iron pole at that is what Howe amp Polk of this City yesterday hipped to new York by the United states express company. The pole is a full sized inform known As the electric tripartite steel pole the sole manufacture of which is in the hands of Howe amp Polk. The pole is a Sample consigned to Oliver v tethered. Swithen s Lane London Eug Laud. In order to catch one of the outgoing steamers it was necessary to make the Best possible time Between this City Aud new York hence the shipment was made by express. The first of there poles was manufactured at Howe amp Polk s last summer and. It will be remembered that this paper last August contained a write up living a description of the pole which is 80 to 82 feet in length consisting of 3 bars of Quot us Iron 2 by 2f inches fastened together by seven spreaders collars. The pole is the invention of g. V. A.1 Conger of new York. A Hen the a Nice in question was print d the firs pole Ever assembled in Dauville iad just been completed Aud the inventor was in j this City. During August and september several of the tripartite steel poles less than half a dozen were sent out As samples. They were everywhere received with favor and pronounced Superior to the tubular form of Metal pole the kind heretofore in use. Orders soon began to come in and during october and november poles have been manufactured an i shipped away by the Carload. There seems no doubt but that or. Conger s invention will supersede every other form of Metal pole and that the manufacture will crowd Howe amp Polk with work and bring their Plant into promo personal j Brief mention of the doings of friends and acquaintances. Your or. And mrs. W. L. Mcclure have returned from a visit with relatives in Philadelphia. Mrs. John Brand of Canton is visiting her Mother mrs. David Brown Centre Street. Miss Fannie Reese of Buffalo n. To is visiting friends in this City. Mrs. Elmer Howery who has been living with her parents or. And mrs. Jacob Gearhart Kaseville left yesterday for Jameson City where with her husband she will take up her residence. Mrs. John Henrie and miss Lizzie Shepard visited Sunbury friends yesterday. Mrs. Mary Thompson of Berwick was a guest at the Home of or. S. Thompson Bloom Street yesterday. S. Miller of Bloomsburg was in town yesterday. Mrs. George Bachinger returned last evening from a visit with friends in Espy town. Constable j. A. Moore of Reading transacted important business in this City yesterday. Mrs. Harriet Kauffman was in blooms Burg yesterday or. P. Hoffa and Phineas Lukeus of Washingtonville were in this City yesterday. A mrs. Frank Trainor of Newark n. J., who has been visiting at the Home of Bryson Lyons left yesterday for a visit with friends in Muncy. Mrs. Lizzie Latchford returned to Sunbury yesterday after a visit with friends in this City. I c. P. Hancock made a business trip to Sunbury yesterday. F. Q. Hartman transacted business in Berwick yesterday. William Kester of Bloomsburg was members of the tenth regiment who enlisted in 1898. Three Young men of our town who enlisted Here during March 18118, have returned Home during the last couple of Days while two More Are expected to follow during today or tomorrow. The soldiers were All members of the 10th u. 8. Regulars a regiment which saw service in Cuba witnessed the downfall of Moro Castle and did first guard duty in the City of Havana. Peter f. Eyerly. Son of Daniel Eyerly arrived Oil saturday. He was a member of company h and was mustered out at fort Niobrara neb., after being in Uncle same a service just two years five months and five Days. He is accompanied by Henry Bellows of Penn Yan n. Y., a Comrade who was mustered out of service at the same time. Charles Mottern and Joseph Longen Ger arrived Home sunday. Mottern is a son of Charles Mottern. Cherry Street. He was a member of company f and was mustered out at fort Robinson neb. Lougenger who is better known As a Smith a was a Comrade of Charles Mottern s audit will be remembered during the cuban Campaign was on one occasion reported in Danville As dead. Sergeant Willis l. Lunger mustered out at fort Crook neb., and private William Mong of company g. Mustered out at fort Mckenzey Wyoming Are expected to arrive in this City during the next couple of Days. None of the Young Fellows Are looking any of the worse for the experiences of a soldiers life. They All won an honorable discharge and one or More May re enlist. The next chief Engineer James Freese of the a Kwa Aries Quot nominated saturday night. In town yesterday. In addition to the installing of safety mrs. William Magill returned from a water tube boilers Howe amp Polk have ploy a. A Large shed Nuder which such work May be done As is Nunally performed ont of doors is approaching completion. The shed is 4 1x45 feet Aud will afford shelter Lor a Large Force of workmen. _ o. Of. The same civility Aud polite attention which convenes every monday night at Montour Lodge no. 109. Montour Lodge no. 109, i. O. Odd Fellows Hall Velill Street. Monday about half past six the body was remove tier improvements on foot looking to de to the family residence West Mark a Comfort and Protection of their Inlet Street. The news of the sad event flew through town like wildfire and was everywhere received with expressions of profound regret. Or. Yorks was a Man that every worthy Persou could Call a Friend. He men was a True gent Eman at heart. He j made no distinctions and the poorest a person was sure to receive at his hands i i As the Rich Man. He was a Public spirited citizen and of Sterling integrity who figured largely in the affairs of the town a Man of marked intellectual tastes whose mind was Well stored with information a ready Aud entertaining conversationalist which made him a most congenial companion. I the deceased was 48 years of age. He was Boru in Danville and resided Here in ring Bis entire life. At the time of his death he was cashier of the first National Bank of Danville where in one capacity or another he was employed since seventeen years of age. For a Tauy years he was assistant cashier. He serv d line years in the Borough Council for six years representing the fourth Ward and for three years at a later Date the first Ward he was a member of the Grove presbyterian it merch and for Many years Secretary of t hie sunday school. A is wife and a son and daughter s Inazel a. Or. And Mary . Barre was in this City yesterday night held a meeting which was con mrs. James Martin and miss Lizzie Sider ably out of the Ordinary the Martin visited friends in it. Carmel features of the event were a Lodge ban yesterday. Net and the initiation of a candidate at miss Anna frees returned to Grovan which the degree was conferred by a a yesterday after a visit with friends in team from Myrtle Lodge no. 858. Led by this City. C. Foust. District Deputy grand mrs a Joseph left ve9. Victim of a conspiracy the release of Jacob Evans charged with and indicted by the grand jury at the september term of Quarter sessions for the murder of Thomas Mchenry on the morning of february 3rd last from the custody of the sheriff by the entering of a Nolle pro Sequi in the Case by the District attorney and the allowance of the same by the court at Bloomsburg tuesday morning is an act which will meet with the approval of the general Public. This Young Man. Thus far seems to have been nothing More nor less than i a victim of a conspiracy on the part of Horace Eveland and mrs. Alice Mchenry. Widow of the murdered Man to secure his conviction in order to obtain Ine Oev a. Use scamp. Or a it Unes a the Reward of #800.00 offered by the visit in Wilkes Barre last evening. Charles Sidler esq., of san Bury. Was in town yesterday. Mrs. George Kear returned to Milton yesterday after a visit with relatives in this City. Or. And mrs. John r. Rote returned from a visit in Harrisburg last evening. Miss Maggie Breckbill a Eft yesterday for a visit with friends at Light a treet. Master. There was an unusually Large number present Many of the old members not in the habit of attending regularly being noticed in Lodge. Montour Lodge is the oldest Odd Fellows organization in Danville. It was instituted april 21st, 1845. It comprises in its membership a surprisingly Large number of our Middle aged and representative citizens men prominent in business affairs whose faces Are familiar to every one. I the officers of Montour Lodge serving j with Rupert friends at present Are Noble grand Emery Shultz vice grand w. F. Paugh Seo relay. Or. Jno. Sweisfort treasurer Samuel m Trumbower. Cata ter Day for a visit with friends in Wissa. Mrs. George Reifsnyder left yesterday for a visit with friends in Wathon town. Mrs. Mary Gulliver and mrs. Eli Hodge visited friends in Bloomsburg yesterday. Reber Mears of Rupert was in Danville a few hours yesterday. Miss Lydia Thomas spent yesterday in or. B. Gearhart manager. The Stinville Basket Ball team has re l of Gaui Zed and is now under the Man a Pement of or j. Beaver Gearhart. The i ors Are Awakening to the fact that t Bey least get Down to business and acc Ardingly Are practising two hours each a in the armory and will no do wet soon lie in Good condition. The manager will arrange for a series of games Here this Winter Aud the visiting Tanui will include some of the strongest in the state. T Here will Likely be several additional players secured. Manager Gearhart will no doubt give us Good clean Basket Ball. Improvements at Blitch amp Benzbach s. Bloch amp Benzbach Are making a number of improvements at their factory on i North Mill Street. The office has been i torn out and the space atsed As a Stock room for piece goods. An office will be built at the extreme rear of the room. A window has been Cut in the Side of the building to afford More Light. Ten new machines will be installed which will give employment to a number of new hands. This Industry employs now nearly a Hundred hands. B moved to Harrisburg. Fifteen children were taken from the holy family orphanage in this City to a similar institution at Harrisburg yesterday morning. The orphanage at Harrisburg has been recently opened and those taken there belong to that diocese. Several of the Sisters of Christian Charity accompanied the Little charges who though in High glee at the depot were Loath to Despai t from the institution. Some of them had been there for three years. A stamp exhibit. The red Star stamp company of Newark n a. Have opened an office in Fonlk amp cons grocery store and have placed a handsome exhibit quite a number of our merchants have adopted this system. Purchased the John b. Bote property. John Jacobs of the firm of John Jacobs and sons Mill Street has purchased the dwell no 110 West Market Street of John r. Rote who will remove to Harrisburg in the Spring. Or. Jacobs with Bis family will take up his residence in the Market Street dwelling on april 1st some improvements Are contemplated about the Jacobs Homestead Mill Street in order to accommodate the growing Trade of the firm. The store room and the manufacturing department will both be enlarged which will still leave sufficient room for one family in the building. Jacobs confectionery has now entered upon its Busy season. There Are eighteen hands employed in the Candy making department and some 25 in All about the establishment. The firm has three salesmen on the Road and in addition to the heavy retail Trade it ships Candy of its own manufacture South As far As Savannah and North and East to Rochester and Boston. The firm has also a big Trade in new York. Philadelphia and Baltimore. Death of mrs Fanny Heinbach. Mrs. Fanny Heimback who waa so badly burned while a l King goal on thursday died Friday morning at three of clock she suffered greatly and was conscious to the last mrs Heim Bach was about 83 years of age and is survived by her husband and two Young aged 8 years and Annie aged 8 years. The funeral was held on sunday afternoon at 2 of Olock from the residence on Bank Street interment was made in the presbyterian cemetery. Resigned Bis position. H. L. Foust has resigned i position As local agent for the United states express company his resignation having taken effect on monday evening. Or Foust has been in the employ of this company Ever since it began in tie City and has been in the express business for 22 j ears he is succeeded by. M a. Higgins of new York Harry Jenkins of Shamokin was this City yesterday. Miss Mazic Shepard left yesterday for a trip to Philadelphia. Jacob Fry made a business trip to Sunbury yesterday. Miss Olive Fonlk is visiting friends in Bloomsburg. Mrs. Mary Rounsley visited blooms Burg friends yesterday the Rev. A. M. Feezer of the holy family Convent was in Sunbury yesterday. Or. And mrs. Orvis Oswald attended a funeral in Sunbury yesterday. Arthur Jordan left yesterday for Williamsport. Miss Amanda share left yesterday for a trip to Philadelphia. G. Shoop Hunt returned from a trip to Halifax yesterday. Miss Charlotte Persing visited friends in Bloomsburg yesterday. Miss Claire Gross of Bloomsburg is v siting her sister mrs. Joseph Heim Church Street. Mrs. Steward Smith of Northumberland returned Home yesterday after a visit with friends in this City. B. P. Harris was in Sunbury yesterday. Mrs. William Price Bloom Road is visiting friends at Grovania. Ephraim Hale. Cherry Street was in Northumberland yesterday. I county commissioners and which to them no doubt. Seemed a Large sum of Money. Evans indictment before the grand jury was secured by perjured testimony according to mrs. Mchenry s own Story at a later Date but having once been indicted by that body he was compelled to remain in jail until his Case could be properly disposed of. While his discharge and the Liberty it afforded was something to be desired yet the Yonng Man stoutly maintains his innocence of any complicity in the affair whatsoever and desired a trial by jury that he might be acquitted and go out into the world a free Man and without a Shadow of guilt hanging Over him. This however is denied him by the Nolle pro Sequi and he May again be arrested at any time providing the Commonwealth shall decide that it has sufficient evidence. As yet the real murderer or murderers of Thomas Mchenry Are unknown Aud after a lapse of almost one year the crime is still shrouded in mystery and with Little or no indication of being unravelled notwithstanding the #800 offered by the daily. A Busy Christmas tide. From this Date until Christmas morning the advertising columns of the newspapers will command More notice than Ever. There will be presents for each of is to buy and we will depend upon the advertiser to Tell us what will be the most desirable. The chances Are we will make More real selections from the Price lists in the papers than from the display counters of the store. This is going to be a Busy Christmas tide. Already the Holiday Trade has commenced. The big stores Are displaying their newest wares and within a few Days the streets will be filled with eager buyers. Chances Are that these buyers will find their Way into the store where from the perusal of advertisements they know they will find what they want. Then it can be but a natural conclusion that the merchant who desires a prosperous Christmas Trade must advertise extensively Early and judiciously orchestra concert the following excellent program has been arranged by the Penn social orchestra for their concert to be Given at the y. M c. A on tuesday evening dec. 17th March. A peace forever Quot overture by request Quot bridal Rose trombone a trifle Quot or. E h. Miles. Waltz. A the charming flatterer a excerpts from opera Quot Floradora Cornet or. S. R. Millhone. Transcription for brass a the holy City Quot song a a carried a miss Margaret Ammerman away Quot. Hurrah boys Quot will Euter soldiers Home. William Wallace who recently kept a Cigar store in the Gillaspy building. South Mill Street left yesterday for Dayton. Ohio where he will enter the soldiers Home or. Wallace has been a great sufferer from rheumatism and it is for treatment Only that he enters the institution. He will return to Danville in the Spring. C. Montgomery has purchased the Cigar store. The roof raised. The roof on f. Q Hartman s silk Mill at Berwick was raised yesterday. The Brick work is rapidly nearing completion As soon As the roof is on the machinery will be installed. The work so fur accomplished has been done in record breaking time James freeze of the Washington Hou company has received the nomination for chief Engineer of the fire department. The annual election will beheld saturday evening next As the Choice this year by common consent Falls to the washes it is altogether unlikely that opposition in any form will develop so that the election of or. Freeze seems assured. His four assistants will be As follows although the order in which they will serve will have to be determined by the annual election Washington Hose company Benjamin Livziey. Friendship Edward Purpur Goodwill Thompson Jenkins Continental Alfred Yerrick. The retiring chief is John g. Waite who made an attentive and efficient officer. The Friendship boys on saturday evening last made their nominations for company election will be held on saturday evening. December 28th. The nominations made Are As follows president Harry Trumbower vice president George freeze and Harry Rupp Secretary John g. Waite treasurer John l. Russell trustee William e. Young the minor offices which yet remain to be filled have each several aspirants. In each of the Hose companies delegates will be elected daring the present month for the annual state firemen s convention which will be held at Bradford in october next. The opening of the Friendship fire company is fair on the evening of saturday december 14th, will be marked with a Parade by the fire department. The Continental boys having received their new suits 48 in number the entire department is now nicely uniformed and a Parade with All the firemen in line under the circumstances would be very timely just now. The facts of the Case state of affairs at or. West s Mill. Plymouth commissioners joint meeting. You hey commissioners George w. Miles and Wesley Perry attended a joint meeting of the commissioner of Montour and Northumberland counties at Sunbury monday. The object of the meeting was to take action relative to the request of the Standard electric Light company for permission to string wires on the River Bridge Between this City and South Danville. The three members of the Northumberland county Board were present at the meeting. The action of the Montour commissioners taken saturday morning last was ratified. The electric Light company therefore has full permission to Nee the Bridge in conducting its wires across the River so that the Only Barrier Between South Danville and electric Light has been removed. New spirit for the new age Fine lecture by Rev. G. A Klepfer in y. M. 0. A. Hall. Hattie Snyder passes away. Hattie Snyder the adopted daughter of Peter Snyder died at the borne of the latter. Gulicki a addition at 1 80 o clock tuesday afternoon. The deceased was 12 years of age and had been sick for some weeks. She first passed through a siege of diphtheria she had recovered from that disease Aud quarantine was removed when rheumatism set in. This disease attacked the patient s heart and she was very Low from saturday on her suffering at times being intense. Special meeting. The special meeting of Wyoming Classis of the reformed can Rob held in Bloomsburg on saturday was for the purpose of distributing the apportionment of $650 to be raised in this Classis for the building of a memorial Church at Washington d. C. The ventral Synod in which this Cia Seis is located will raise $10.001 for this purpose. The Church at Washington is too Small and As it is the place of worship for president Roosevelt and family it was decided to build a $50,000 Structure. The apportionment at a Blob reformed Church in this City is $88.00. The revs. G. E. Limbert and c. D. Lurch were in attendance at the meeting. Judge Blee has a runaway. A team of Colts belonging to associate judge Frank Blee. Ran away on lower Mulberry Street monday afternoon the judge untied them in front of Dively a meat Market but before he could get into the vehicle the horses started and left him behind. They ran out lower Mulberry Street As fast As they could clip. They struck a tree at the Goldsmith residence where they were a angst. The buggy was a general wreck. Wei ape Hald Ernau. At the Bride a Home in this City or. Charles d. Whispell of Berwick and Ida m. Halderman. Of Danville were United in marriage saturday evening nov 30th, by Rev. F. Hower they spent sunday in this City but left Mon Day morning for Berwick where they will reside the Groom is employed in the company store at that place Boyer Everitt. Frank a. Boyer of Valley township Aud miss Agnes Everitt of Derry township. Were married yesterday afternoon by Rev. Or m l Shindel at the residence of the latter. Lower Mulberry Street. A great Deal has been printed of late in the newspapers of this Section relative to labor troubles existing Between Thomas West Aud the employees of the Wyoming Valley knitting Mill of which he is proprietor. In order to obtain reliable information relative to the status of affairs at or. West s Mill at Plymouth a representative of this paper monday called at the knitting Mill in this City also owned by or. West and was accorded an interview. No secret was made of the fact that trouble exists at the i Plymouth Mill. But there is no strike. The help became dissatisfied or West affirms and rather than experience a strike he decided to close his Mill the employees Are members of the Central labor Union. The wages paid in or. West a Mill however Are higher than the Union rates. Indeed he declares that he was paying higher wages than any other hosiery manufactory in the whole Valley. The Supply of suitable help in Plymouth. It seems is inadequate to the demands of the industries. To overcome the difficulty somewhat or West installed some very modern knitting machines those in use in this City require a girl for every three machines. The new ones in Plymouth facilitate the work so much that one girl and a Helper Are Able to manipulate six machines. When the Helper or learner becomes proficient she herself is Given charge of six machines with another girl As a learner and this hands Are being slowly instructed. The amount of additional work entailed by this arrangement which is hardly appreciable is More than counterbalanced by the increase of earnings. Besides the Knitter employs and pays her own Helper and Topper Aud thus while she is responsible for Quality of work turned out she is also invested with authority to direct to give orders and if necessary to discharge help. This plan of working it seems does not suit the employees and it is Oue of the causes of dissatisfaction. It begins to look As though or. West s employees at Plymouth have made a mistake As through their action the town is about losing one of its most valuable industries. Or. West has begun the dismantling of Bis Plant having already shipped away from Plymouth 160 of his Fine up to Date knitting machines. Eighty of these have arrived at the Danville Plant. By making use of the old Flat school House which he recently leased or. West expects to Clear considerable space in the big Mill which will enable him to install All or nearly All the new machines thus Danville profits by Plymouth a loss. Eighty of the machines shipped from Plymouth Are on their Way to the knitting Mill at Millheim in which or. West holds an interest. Eighty of the knitting machines just one third of the original number remain at Plymouth. Those or. West has notified the employees can be operated where they Are provided a sufficient number of employees apply in person and Are willing to work at Union rates which hereafter will be the prices paid before any arrangements Are made to place the machines elsewhere. Or. West in addition to Danville and Plymouth owns a knitting Mill at Nan Tooke. He says that the trouble at Plymouth shall not interfere in any Way with work either at this City or Nanti Coke he insists that he is paying the highest wages in the state and anticipates no trouble on that score. The people of Plymouth if they act promptly May be Able to keep hold of one third of their Plant which before the work of dismantling began provided work for some 300 hands. Or. West seems indifferent As to whether or not the dissatisfied employees go to work and declares that he will not recede preferring rather to remove his Plant. The Dye Plant will probably be brought to this City. Up to the present it has been kept in operation at Plymouth but if it is found necessary to ship away the remaining knitting machines it will certainly be removed. The Danville Mill is favourably situated for dyeing and or West for several months past has been thinking seriously of establishing a Dye Plant Here. The lecture of Rev. G. M. Klepfer on the subject of the Quot new spirit for the new age a delivered in y. M. C. A. Hall on tuesday evening was an interesting discourse revealing a breadth of View and a fund of information concerning things present and past that were quite remarkable. Rev. Klepfer is a pleasing speaker and the lecture tuesday was delivered in his happiest style. Many Beautiful illustrations were employed and Many Fine thoughts advanced As he portrayed the greatness of the present age and tried to conceive a proper spirit for it. We should consider it a privilege he said to live at the present time the great Golden age of human history whose features Are All new and not duplicated by any period of the past the speaker very entertainingly dwelt upon the amazing Progress of the past Century the multiplicity of inventions and the development of Industry when things not dreamed of by our ancestors have become the very necessities of life. We should by no Means disparage the past he said the age of thought and struggle out of which our own has grown. Just As our own time is the kindergarten age of the still greater epoch of the world s history that is yet to Dawn when god shall work out his great plan for the redemption of the whole race. We should esteem it a privilege to live in this great age of preparation. He paid a Fine tribute to americans greatness As a nation to american intellect and Progress in learning. Our Mission he said is to Blaze the path along which other nations May tread out of the shadows into god s greater Day. Owing to the Snow which made walking difficult the audience present was much smaller than it otherwise would have been. His last message. The meeting of the boys Bible class a of the y. M. C. A. Was of More than Ordinary importance Friday evening for the reason that or. Laumaster. The teacher of the class gave his last message to the boys. There were 145 present. A feature of the meeting was the presentation to each boy by the teacher of a Little souvenir consisting of a printed message and an illuminated card containing the names of the books of the Bible. The total attendance of the class for the nearly six years of the present teachers experience was 11.402. The attendance at monthly receptions was 5761. The contribution from 102 of the members of the class to the find recently raised for the association was $24.20. The class now has 265 members enrolled. The boys class has been growing in members and interest from its inception and its value to the Community is in the fact that As the boys arrive at the age of fifteen and sixteen they invariably connect themselves with the y. M. C. A. Proper. The influences for Good can not be measured in the lives of the boys. The teaching has been along lines of simple Bible truths and nearly All of the boys know the names of the books the divisions of the Bible writers of the different books important characters leading chapters and other facts that boys ought to be familiar with. In severing his connection with the work of the association or. Laumaster says that one of the most painful things to him was the breaking of the ties which bound him to the boys Bible class. Be vaccinated. In View of the alarming prevalence of Small pox in surrounding counties every resident of this City who has not submitted to the operation should lose no time in being vaccinated. This is the Only Way in which the Progress of the disease can be cheeked. The prevalence of Small pox has been recognized in other cities of the state Aud Steps Are being taken to Battle with the disease. While the conditions Are not so alarming As to cause anxiety the season of the year would seem to make it imperative to do everything possible to prevent its spread. The Watsontown orchestra have arranged to give their concert at the y. M. C a. On tuesday evening december 10th they will be followed on Dea Isth with a lecture by or. George e heed and on Deo. 17th, by the Penn social orchestra. Court on Christmas week. The Date selected for the convening of december court is monday. 23rd inst. Which will bring it on Christmas week. It is doubtful however if Many or any cases will come up for trial although the list prepared is Long enough to occupy the entire week. The attorneys interested not willing that business shall interfere with the Holiday festivities have managed to have their cases carried Over to the following term. None of the civil suits will be tried while the criminal cases two or three in number Are of a very trivial nature and May get no further than the grand jury children s carnival miss Nita Moyer will on Friday evening december 13th. Complete the first Quarter of her children a dancing school. She will conclude the Quarter with a carnival in which All the children will be Given an Opportunity to show the Progress that has been made. The carnival will be open to All who wish to attend. These affairs Are always most interesting. Liver men Are anxious for Sleigh ing Spanish War veterans. A meeting of the Spanish War veterans is called for tuesday evening dec. 10th. Major c p. Gearhart requests a fall attendance As business of importance will be transacted. The meeting will be held in grand army Hall. Arrangements Are being perfected looking to the holding of regular meetings at this place. A Sleigh ing party. One of the first Sleigh ing parties of the season was entertained by d. B he Deus last night. It came from Bloomsburg and consisted of the following persons or. And mrs. A. H. Bloom. Or. And mrs. S. F Peacock or. And mrs. W h. 81ate. Miss Whitney and c w. Roys. New Rolls. Curry a Yunnan Are making 11 train of 19-Inch Rolls for the puddle Mill of Howe and Sai Unel. The new Rolls will be installed on saturday next teachers in several of the i ocal Public schools will prepare for the rendition of suitable Christmas programs by their pupils at the close of the schools for the Holiday vacation
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