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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - December 6, 1900, Danville, Pennsylvania016 paper a for Lio Ioie c circulation of this paper is rapidly. It will you of adv Eifle in the american. $1 per year r. Irving h. Jennings dmxt1st.�? be Llu Urt 1. M la 12 m a of Mill .it., a of to i it. M. Danville a. A, m. D. 425 Mill St., Danville a. Sales of the stomach Anil intestines a specially a. W. P. , dentist Orrick 21h m ill Sti sekt. To extracted without pain. Crown and Bridge work a specially lipped with the latent and Mont improved instrument mid prepared to execute the Moat difficult work. Or. C. H. Reynolds formerly of Catawissa. A dbl 181.-Floe, opposite Boston store Danville a Iti atry in All its branches. Charge moderate and a work guaranteed established 1892. Xvi Lolly and Mistletoe have the Call. These Are Busy Days for the sex pro Sala. He holidays will be upon us before know it. ,901 calendars Are putting in an a France. Low will Danville Welcome in the w oentnry1 there is just enough Frost in the air make pedestrian ism a pleasant rec Ilion. Council manic candidates Are being Oken of in the wards Juite a number of quarantine cards i noticed. Columbia county teachers Institute i be held at Bloomsburg this week. I he second monthly session of com by Fps military school will be held on urday evening. O your purchasing tor the holidays by before the Stock is reduced. A Eorge c. Haupthof Scranton has Pur a sed the restaurant formerly conduct Gay w. D. Stratify in the Sechler Block. J Herat it will take charge of his Motril restaurant in Sunbury. He Holiday displays in the window s of by stores in this City have been a led with very pleasing and artistic kit. Be record of deaths from foot Ball a dents on thanksgiving Day up to prese it is four but there Are a Good by returns to come in. The crop of or accidents such As broken legs eclied Knees gouged eyes etc., was y urge but they doubt count. Washington will now be the news tre of the nation. He Pennsylvania legislature ballots a in Ltd states senator to succeed a. Matthew Stanley i play january b. He recent Rains were quite Welcome he iceman who has to depend on forces of nature instead of Ainoo Anks for the manufacture of the Sirn pure article for even nature can the ice without water Aud of the latter Ood Quality there was quite a scar in the streams in this Vicinity Lany of the lawns about town still sent the Green appearance of summer e. He teachers Institute of Northum und county will Convene next Mon he Danville Basket Ball team has ared a game with the Quaker City n of Philadelphia in the armory i on january 9. After april 1, 1901, Philip s. Moser run the Union House at new col it a which he purchased last Spring Ner landlord j. C. Heddens will n take charge of the Sleddens i1. C. Long of Danville purchased Hazle Bottom farm of the John a. Ston estate near Jerseytown on sat by for $6250.00 Arry Morgan a lineman employed he Montour and Columbia Zelele company has removed his family l Shamokin to this City Irist maa Sabbath school entertain to Are now of copying the minds of t children. Be largest the miners of the Hazl Region have Ever received will i e to them the Middle of this month be collieries in the immediate Vicin of Hazleton it will amount to some like $46,000. Nuary 1 will Mark the Ituau Wiira of a new Century. Let is have a tight Celebration. Get Pennsylvania state legislature meet for organization on new r s Day this is the fourth time this occurred under the new cons Luu adopted in 1876. Be Wells and cisterns Are now pretty filled no and the ranch talked of r famine has been declared off. It More Days of Hunting before Eason closes. Let All the nimrods d As much sport into the remaining As possible. E Sipe educated animals and 1,111in shows combined with prof. V. Ort Wood a noted Congress of dog Nonkey comedians and acrobats Day a return Date at the opera e on monday evening dec. 10. La Jurf a this country will never be entirely free until it supplies All of its own demands with its own vol. 45-no 49. Danville pa., thursday december a 1900. Established in 1855, a very Able miss Gilmore a versatility was thoroughly enjoyed. The popularity of the M. C. A. Free entertainment course was Well demonstrated by the Large audience that in spite of the rain tuesday evening listened to the recitations of miss Gilmore of Williamsport. Every number on the program both miss Gilmore a recitations and the singing of mrs. Scarlet and messes. Shelhart and Kussell was thoroughly enjoyed. Miss Gilmore is a versatile elocution St whose interpretation of All classes of work from humorous to pathetic and Back to ridiculous formed a interesting entertainment. Her rendering of several of James Whitcomb i Tiley a Best poems brought out the full pathos Aud humor of the a a hoosiers verses. The a lesson to gossiped so was an interesting satire for everyone from a Maiden ladies a to preachers and editors while she preached quite a Sermon in her interpretation of Rose Terry cookers a the deacons the entire entertainment was one that would have been creditable to any High priced course. Their work is departure of Ensign and mrs. Heift much regretted. Other actions against Iron company to be moved for trial. After the Verd it of no cause of action was rendered in the Case of Barron against the Reading Iron company it was stated that the decision in this Case would decide All of the other damage suite now pending against the company growing out of the same boiler explosion. Hon. H. M. Hinckley one of the attorneys for the plaintiffs in these actions says that this is not so but that the other cases will he moved for trial at the first Opportunity. On account of the Wintersteen murder trial it is not expected that any of the cases can he tried at the regular january term of court. The plaintiff is attorneys were granted until january 1st to prepare their Case with exceptions for their motion for a new trial. They cannot Tell until after this motion is decided whether the Barron Case will be appealed to tie higher court if the new trial is not granted. The two Farewell sunday meetings of Ensign and mrs. Heift at the salvation army Hall sunday afternoon and evening were largely attended. At the afternoon meeting the Rev. Dry. I. Steans made an address. He voiced the sentiments of most of the Church people of Danville when he said a i am very sorry to part company with Ensign and mrs. Heift. I was glad that they came because i believed a work was Here for them to do anti now i am glad to say that daring the year they have been doing that work. It has been one of the greatest in Danville and though there May be Many things that would indicate that we have not appreciated them we have done to. Everywhere we have heard the kindest things said of Ensign and mrs. Heift. We believe them to be worthy of it. They have lived sober. Godly righteous lives in this Community. They have been examples. Their earnestness Zeal and consecration have been an inspiration to in addition to the regal r address at the evening service Ensign and mrs. Heift made Brief addresses of Farewell. They said Itiat in a Ian respects this is the hardest in in their army experience because they began under discouraging circumstances hut have been Able to accomplish much with the kind assistance that has been accorded them by the people of Danville. The Ensign said that he was aware that he had been criticised and misunderstood in some Quarter but he has not tried to please everybody he has simply tried to live right before the people of this City. He and mrs. Heift expressed Tsitir sincere thanks to the Many citizens who have encouraged and assisted them in their work. During the meeting Ensign Heift presented to Ralph a. Phillips his commission sent from army Headquarters As Junior Soldier sergeant major. Brief mention of the movement of your friends and acquaintances. G. A. R. Officer. The annual election of officers of Post no. 22 g. A. R. Was held monday even ing. The following were elected. Post commander John m. Sechler senior vice commander Ellis Best Junior vice commander i Evi b. Sechler Quarter master a. C. Angle chaplain Jacob Reeser officer of the Day Robert g. Miller officer of the guard c. S. Baker delegates to the department Encampment to be held in Gettysburg next june j. C. Miller and Michael Shires alternates Robert Morris and Samuel Morrall. Or. Youngs Good work. Only four cases of unexcused absence of pupils were reported from All of the schools of the Borough yesterday. Investigation showed that Al four children had Good excuses for non attendance. When officer w. E. Young was appointed truant officer by the Board of education six weeks ago Over 300 cases of unexcused absence from school were reported. Trinity lutheran Church filled Sermon by the Rev. George e. Limbert. Trinity lutheran Church was filled thursday morning at the Union thanksgiving service. All of the churches uniting in this service were Well represented. The pastors were All in the pulpit several of them taking part in the exercises. Miss Sechler the organist played the voluntary and John b. Mccoy Sang a Solo. The Rev. Or. W. 1. Steans made the opening and closing prayers and the Rev. L. D. Ulrich presided. Rev. O. G. Heck read the scripture lesson and the Rev. H. C. Harman offered prayer. Rev. Or. Shindel read the presidents thanksgiving proclamation. The Rev. George e. Limbert preached the Sermon taking As his text the verse from revelation a the kingdoms of this world shall become the kingdoms of our lord and his the general thought of the Sermon was the kingdom of the world transformed into Christ a kingdom. The Rev. F. S. Vought offered the Benediction. Extinguished by employees. A slight Blaze in the roof of the main building of the Howe amp Polk structural tubing works was extinguished by the workmen without calling out the fire i department about Midnight on tuesday night. The fire was directly Over one of the heating furnaces and is supposed j to have caught from the stuck. The Mill a is Well equipped with Hose with which the employees quickly put out the fire. Missed in making connection. The City water was shut off from the third and fourth wards for some time last evening beginning at 9 30 of clock. While workmen were tapping the main in Spruce Street during the afternoon they missed the connection making it necessary to shut off and draw the water from the pipes in that part of the town to Complete the work in the evening. Or. Waite is chief. The annual meeting of the Danville fire department for the election of officers was held at the Friendship engine House on saturday evening. John Waite was elected chief Charles e. Gibbons first assistant Cornelius Connelly second assistant Dallas j. Hummer third assistant Aud Edward Pur Pur fourth assistant. Wedding on december 26. Invitations w ill be issued in a few Days for the marriage of miss Blanche daughter of or. And mrs. Lewis Gross of Bloomsburg and Joseph ileum of this City. Miss a Rose is a granddaughter of Henry l. Gross and is Well known in Danville. The wedding will occur at noon on december 26. The Rev. Adolph Meyer of this City will of Licate. Aged East Danville resident died. David Foust died on saturday morning at 8 30 of clock at the Home of his daughter mrs. John Uttermiller East Danville. He was seventy nine years old and resided at East Danville most of his life. He is survived by one son Henry Foust and by one daughter mrs. Uttermiller both of whom live at East Danville. A Nice in the satire and humor were intermingled with helpful suggestions in the lecture on a Nice in the pulpit and who put it there a delivered at the first Baptist Church on saturday evening by the Rev or. Oscar f. Flippo of Philadelphia. Or. Flippo believes that both the preacher and congregation often furnish the ingredients for the a a freezing that result from preaching. His lecture contained Many suggestions for Church goers and pastors to help and prevent cold preaching. These suggestions were presented in an interesting manner that made the lecture highly entertaining As Well As helpful to the Large audience. Her ninth birthday. Or. And mrs. J. W. I a re gave a Surprise party for their daughter Ada at their Home on West Mahoning Street on saturday afternoon in Honor of her ninth birthday. Those present were Hattie and Ruth Kase Abbie and May Mckinney Phoebe Curry George Hunt Henry Leisenring Clarence Lloyd and Curtis and Margaret lore. Mrs. Stillwell s Good guess. Mrs. Edward Stillwell was the Winner of the pair of shoes Oil ered in the shoe Buttone contest at the Boston store. Her guess was 1,457 and 1,455 but toners were on exhibition in the win Low. Over 1,100 guesses were registered ranging from 300 to 1,500,000. To Drill Church choir. Prof. W. A. Goodwin organist of St. Clements episcopal Chuich Philadelphia arrived in this City monday. Prof. Goodwin will Drill the choir of Christ episcopal Church for the special Christmas services. Met with mrs. Sechler. The foreign missionary society of the Mahoning presbyterian Church met at the Home of mrs. J. M. Sechler on ferry Street yesterday afternoon. After the devotional exercises mrs. Sechler served Light refreshments. They All ate Chicken. The Chicken supper give by the ladies of Golden link Temple no. 122 k. G. E. At the armory Hall on saturday evening was a decided Success about 300 people were served during the evening. The Rev. J. B. Grier returned yesterday from Tioga Tioga county. Or. And mrs. Henry Everett of new Ringgold Schuylkill county have been spending several Days this week with or. And mrs. P. F. Startzell Sunbury Street South Danville. Mrs. Jacob i. Vastine of Catawissa is a guest at the Home of Hugh h. Yas Tine South Danville. Miss Emma Johnson of Quitman is visiting mrs. Jas. W. Johnson Cherry Street. Miss Lulu Morgan of Kingston is the West of the misses Bassett Mill Street. C. W. Haslet of Mifflin Tburg transacted business in this City yesterday. Joseph Snyder of Philadelphia is visiting Danville relatives. Or. And mrs. Theodore Doster will leave on the 4 50 p. R. R. Train this afternoon for los Angeles California where they will remain during the Winter. The Rev. Adolph Meyer was in Bloom Burg yesterday. Mrs. J. R. Bennett returned from new York last evening. Miss Maize Cleaver of Wilkes Barre left yesterday for Lewisburg after a visit with mrs. Joseph 1. Rearick lower Mulberry Street. Mrs. F. Gearhart of Bloomsburg and her grand daughters the misses Haines of san Antonio Texas Are the guests of m is. I. H. Torrence at Riverside Heights. Or. J. J. Kline made a business trip to Catawissa yesterday. W. C. Farnsworth is visiting friends in Wilkes Barre. Mrs. Henrietta j. Angle is visiting her daughter mrs. J. E. Buley at Syracuse n. Y. Thomas Lawrence returned to new York sunday evening after a visit with his parents at Mausdale. Mis Neidig returned to Sellersville saturday after a visit with the Rev or and mrs. L. I. Ulrich on Church Street. Mrs. M. F. Gulisek of South Danville is visiting in Philadelphia. Eugene Doyle of Bethlehem spent sunday with friends in town. The Rev. Or. O. F. Flippo who lectured in the first Baptist Church on saturday evening was the guest while in this City of the Rev. Or. And mrs. A. B. Bowser. Harry Billmeyer of Washingtonville returned from a trip to new York on saturday. Mrs. Charles Knapp returned to Nanticoke on saturday after a visit with Danville friends. Ii. E. Wertman station agent for the Lackawanna Road at Lime Ridge was in Danville on saturday or. And mrs. Simon Krebs and daughter miss Leah of Somerset Are guests at the Home of c. A Hancock West Market Street mrs. William e. Young Anil son Lewis of Pine Street went to Natalie for a visit on saturday. Mrs. M. B. Rhodes left monday for a visit with friends in Binghamton n. Y. Mrs. Eliza Schug of Hughesville and daughter mrs. Henry Sturdevant of Colorado Springs col., Are the guests of mrs. J. M. Brader ferry Street. Mrs. I. C. Newbaker is visiting relatives in Shamokin. Miss Annie Spotts of Riverside returned Home saturday from a visit with Shamokin friends. The Rev. And mrs. R. W. Mot Tern of it. Holly Springs Are visiting or. Mot terns parents or. And mrs. Samuel Mot Tern on Cedar Street. Mrs. Thomas Vincent returned last monday evening from Philadelphia. Miss Marie Ege of Philadelphia is visiting miss Olive Thompson Bloom Street. Miss Sadie Laidacker of South Danville is visiting Northumberland friends. Or. And mrs. Wallace Hoover of South Danville returned tuesday even ing from a trip through the West. S. M. Guise of Williamsport is a guest at the Home of a Squire Haughawout South Danville. Miss Emeline Gearhart is visiting her sister mrs. John Sharpless at Hazleton. Miss Margaret Clark of Williamsport is visiting or. And mrs. W. L. Clark South Danville. Miss Jennie e. Hancock and miss Leah Krebs of Somerset went to roaring Creek yesterday afternoon. Mrs. Rebecca Hess and mrs. Elias Lyon returned from Luzerne last evening. Miss Fannie Wilson of Wilkes Barre who has been the guest of mrs. 1. S. Smith East Market Street left yesterday for a visit in Lewisburg. Mrs. Heber l. Nevvitt and daughter Sarah left yesterday for a visit in Harrisburg. Miss Charlotte Persing spent yesterday with friends at Kipps Hun. Miss Jennie Fords Ian of Northumberland spent last evening with in feuds in this City. Miss Bessie James who has been visiting relatives in this City returned to her Home in Scranton yesterday. Miss Irene Salzman returned from a visit in Bloomsburg last evening. Beaver Lodge members were capable hosts. About 100 guests members of Sunbury lodges k. Of 1. And the Sunbury band were entertained thursday evening by Beaver Lodge k. Of p. The visitors reached South Danville at seven of clock on a special train. They were met at the station by a Large delegation from Beaver Lodge headed by Stoesz band. The hosts and their guests marched from South Danville through Mill Street to Bloom Street and then to Beaver Lodge rooms. Red fire and fire works made a. Brilliant scene along the line of March. At 7 30 of clock the visitors were entertained at a social gathering at the Lodge rooms. Harry w. Fields called the meeting to order and Frank Lee Miles made a cordial speech of Welcome to which William Penn Roberts responded for Sunbury lodges. After a musical selection by the Sunbury band George w. Miles made a pleasing address. Following the social the visitors and members of Beaver Lodge were entertained at a sumptuous banquet spread at the armory Hall and prepared by caterer g. Fred Smith. The tables were arranged so that All could sit Down at once Over 200 being served. After supper several hours were pleasantly spent socially. The visitors returned to Sunbury at Midnight. The evening s entertainment reflects great credit on the committee of arranged ments of the local order. Beaver Lodge is recognized As one of the strongest in this part of the state both in numbers and financially. Preparing for ha1kaii hebrews Celebration of the re dedication of the Temple at Jerusalem. The hebrews of this City Are preparing for the hanukah festival or Days of dedication which begins on the Twenty fifth Day of the ninth month of the jewish Calendar called Kislev. Or according to the Gregorian Calendar it begins on december 16. This festival is a memorial of the victories of the maccabees Over the syrians in the time of Antiochus epiphanies and of the re dedication of the Temple at Jerusalem after it had been defiled by the oppressors and Liberty and Independence had been regained for Israel by its heroes. In commemoration of that event lights Are kindled in every jewish House during these eight Days one on the first Day two on the second and so on until eight Are kindled on the eighth Day. There Are no holy Days but additional prayers Are recited in the synagogue. The beginning of this feast will be observed in this City with a special service at Benai Zion Temple at seven of clock on the evening of sunday december 16. The Sermon will be in English the subject being on some years an entertainment is held at this time but itt will not be held in this City this year not coming until the feast of purim late in the Winter. R. S. Ammerman esq., was principal speaker at exercises conducted by Shamokin elks. R. S Merman esq., of this City delivered the principal address at the first annual memorial Day service Judd by Shamokin Lodge of elks in that City on sunday. Elias Maier of Danville also attended this service. The Only member of the Lodge who a lied dining Ilie past year was or. R a. Kennedy of Shamokin. Exercises in his memory w Ere held in the Lodge room l. S. Walter of it. Carmel making the Eulogy. Or. At Merman Nave a Brief history of this order which has grown from a Small society formed by a few players in new York who called themselves the actors Jolly corps. From this beginning the order has increased until it is one of the recognized Strong secret societies whose objects Are Charity and Benevolence. Or. Ammermann a address was highly commended by All who heard it. Coann Fausnaught. A William Mccann and miss Rebecca Fausnaught were married at eight of clock tuesday evening at the Home of the brides Mother mrs. Hannah Fausnaught on North Mill Street. The Rev. O. G. Heok performed the ceremony. Miss Amanda Fausnaught a sister of the Bride was bridesmaid and Charles s. Prentiss was Best Man. Following the ceremony a reception was held at which refreshments were served. Those present were or. And mrs. William Mccann or. And mrs. W. 11. Jones or. And mrs. G. W. Gibney or. And mrs. G. W. Fausnaught or. And mrs. William Fausnaught or. And mrs. Frank Schott mrs. Henry Schott the misses Kate Schott Annie Mullen Edna Mcelrath Cora and Ella Girton Kate Smedley Lizzie Biz Way and James Harden Harry Schott James and Charles Fausnaught George Horn Berger and b. Schott. Busiest time on record working Day and night at the structural tubing works. The thirty ton Fly wheel which has done service at the North Branch Plant of the Bessemer steel company on january 1, will begin operations for the Howe amp Polk structural tubing works. The wheel has not been in use since the Over hauling of the North Branch Mill last Spring. The Large engine at the tubing works is being Over hauled and plans Are being made for a Busy Winter at that place. The Plant will be operated until Spring at least with full night and Day shifts working full time. This is the first time in the history of the Plant that it has been run double turn for so Long a period. Superintendent Price said yesterday that the business of the firm has never been so Good As it is now and promises to be for months to come. Another improvement contemplated is the addition to the Plant of a Nickeline room for finishing tubing for the finest class of work. If this improvement is made it will add considerably to the present working Force of the Mill. Things for which Ensign and mrs. Heift will be remembered in Danville. The following statistics will be of interest to the Many Danville friends of tie salvation army. During the past year Ensign and mrs. Heift spent 780 hours in visitation making 1,300 visits. They held 769 meetings in the Hall with a total attendance of 50,583. There were 160 open air meetings held. At the 86 Junior meetings there was an attendance of 2,392. The army corps is Clear of debt and All running expenses Are paid up to Date. The last meeting under the direction of Ensign and mrs. Heift will be held this evening. They leave on the 12 38 Pennsylvania r. K. Train tomorrow for Dubois to which place they have been assigned for the coming year. Ensign Ami mrs. Young of Rochester n y.,will have charge of the Danville division. Postponed funeral held. The funeral of mrs. Rachel Walden was held from the heme of her Niece mrs. Joseph Jones no. 17 Mulberry Street at two of clock tuesday afternoon. The Rev. H. J. Harman officiated. Interment was in the episcopal cemetery. The bearers were Hon. James i Foster w. H. Antrim Joseph Jones and w. C. Davis. The body came from Chicago tues Day morning. The delay in its arrival was explained when it was Learned that i it was sent by the National express company and had to be transferred to the Adams express company at Williamsport after coming in a roundabout Way through Canada. Missionary conference attended by Danville delegates. The Rey. Or. Mcatee and r. J. Pegg represented the Grove presbyterian Church at the menus missionary meetings held in the Church of the covenant Williamsport on monday and tuesday. This conference is unique in that it is devoted entirely to men while women Are the Church workers who usually hold missionary meetings. Men prominent in Church and missionary work were among the speakers. The Rev. R. M. Mateer of China who has several times addressed missionary meetings in Danville was the promoter of the conference and one of those who delivered addresses. Robert e. Speer Secretary of the presbyterian Board of foreign missions who was known As one of the Best All round athletes Ever graduated from Princeton and the Rev. Eugene p. Dunlap of Siam were other speakers. Hon. H. M. Hinckley was Down on the program for an address on a the i sunday school and missions but he was unable to attend the conference. The object of the conference was to increase the interest of men in general missionary work. Danville s freight business requires full Day service of switch engine. Nothing could better demonstrate the general Good condition of business in Danville than a change that has been made on the Lackawanna Road. For several months the switch engine and Crew employed by the Road in band ling the freight business in this City has worked Only half of each Day Here the other half being devoted to the same kind of business at Bloomsburg. The increase in local business is so great however that it Lias been necessary Tom be a change and hereafter this engine and Crew will devote the entire Dav to work in Danville. Surprised their pastor. The Rev. Or. And mrs. H. C. Harman were tendered a thanksgiving Surprise party by a number of friends on thursday evening. Refresh ments were served and a delightful evening was spent. Those present were or. And mrs. 1. C. Newbaker or. And mrs f. Rosa liar Ner or. And mrs. J. L. Evans or. And mrs. Joseph Jones or. And mrs. Charles a. Jameson or. And mrs. Will g. Brown mrs. C. S. Books mrs. J. J. Kline mrs. J. W. Lore mrs. John Hunt mrs. G. S. Hunt mrs George d. Edmondson mrs. John g. Foster mrs. David Thomas mrs. Charles , mrs. W. C. Davis miss Lizzie Antrim miss Jane Alexander and Hon. James Foster. Closing the canal it is understood that the water will be drawn from the Pennsylvania canal for the Winter next monday. The impression is More general than Ever among Boatmen this fall that when the canal is closed for this season it will be forever. Nothing definite about this is known however. When Thomas t. Wierman of Harrisburg chief Engineer was asked a few Days ago whether the canal would be operated after this season he replied a i done to know. Possi Bly will take Bride to Colorado. The Rev. Harry Curtin Harman tuesday afternoon performed his first marriage ceremony since coming to Danville. Charles n. Kreisher of Catawissa and miss Bertha Walter of Rupert were married at the methodist parsonage. Soon after the ceremony they returned to Bloomsburg. Or. Kreisher went from Catawissa to Colorado several months ago. Since then he has been doing Well in a Gold mine. About eight Days ago lie returned Home to marry the girl he left behind him. In a few Days or. Kreisher expects to return to Colorado with his Bride death of an old resident. Michael Wertman one of the oldest residents of this county died at his Home at Ridgeville Cooper township on wednesday. Or. Wertman was Horn on september 2, 1812, and spent most of his life in Cooper township. He is survived by three son William Elias and David and a daughter mrs. Daniel Lazarus All of whom live near pottsgrove and another daughter mrs. Samuel Foust of East Danville. Inspected the Bridges. County commissioners George w. Miles Hiram c. Sandel and Wesley Perry drove to Exchange monday afternoon and examined several Bridges which have been reported to he in need of slight repairs. Not much of a Rise. It was expected that the steady rain for Twenty four hours from one of clock on tuesday morning until the same time on wednesday morning would Send the River up As High As it was with the rain of last week. People who so supposed evidently miscalculated. During the entire Day yesterday it Rose but three inches making Only one foot and four inches that it came up since tuesday morning. After the rain of last week the River went up fourteen feet and nine inches As shown by the gauge at the Jayime Danville 67, Mahanoy City 10. A score of 67 to 10 was a Little too one sided to make Friday evenings Basket Ball game exciting but when the sixty seven was to Danville a credit the local spectators were Well satisfied and loudly blew their horns with which they were provided. The visitors did not score a Point in the first half. Oberdorf the Danville substitute was put in for Mahanoy City in place of Coyle who was seized with cramps in the Middle of the first half. In the second half Coyle resumed his position and Oberdorf was substituted for Gaskins on the Danville team the line up of the teams was Danville. Mahanoy City. . 1--- / Oberdorf Newbaker Gaskins. I Law Oberdorf j referee Czechowicz time keeper Diehl. Baskets for Danville Klase 15 Newbaker 8 Sechler 5 Bedea 4 and 1 on a foul. For Mahanoy George 4 Clayberger 1. Two men locked up. Two men charged with vagrancy spent last night in the lock up. They were arrested late yesterday afternoon by chief Mincemoyer and officer Voris. One of them is commonly known As a foot and a half from the fact that one of his feet is partly off. The other tramp wears coloured goggles. They pretended to sell Lead pencils but the officers claim that their principal Means of securing a living is by begging. As officer Voris was taking the Man with goggles to the lock up the fellow explained a i aint no beggar nor thief but i wish i was a first class Krumn family reunion. A Large thanksgiving dinner party was entertained at the Home of. L. Krumm Kast Danville. Those who got away with the Turkey were or. And mrs f. K. Krumm. Montandon or. And mrs. Amos Krumm and or. And mrs. Edward Krumm Bloomsburg or. And mrs. Nathan Kurn Aud mrs. Rebecca Brobst Catawissa John e. Krumm and family Turbotville Lewis Krumm and family Watsontown William a. Krumm and family. Strawberry Ridge mrs. Thomas Cole mrs. J. Ii. Cole mrs. Lizzie Greenawald mrs. Margaret Cole and Harry Cole Danville. In Honor of miss Althouse. Mrs. Samuel Cressman entertained a number of friends at tie Montour House on thursday evening in Honor of her guest miss Tillie Althouse of Sellersville. Those present were the Kev. Or. And mrs. L. D. Ulrich mrs. Nace of Philadelphia miss Neidig of Sellersville or. And mrs. J. B. Mccoy the misses and Ella Lyon mrs. James Scarlet miss Schoch miss Nellie Jameson miss Nita Moyer w. V. Oglesby Lyon and Howard Shutlz. Bridge. Farmers have no kick coming on the Rains of the past few weeks. Jud run i my the office of the american toeing furnished with a Large assortment of Job letter and fancy Type and Job material generally the published announces to the Public that he is prepared at All times to execute m the neatest manner Job printing of Alt kinds and desorption. Ass get our prices before place your orders. Helped old Man aged John Nelson wished to get from Scranton to Sunbury. A sad Case of helplessness and homelessness came to the attention of the local authorities yesterday when Joba Nelson alighted from the 12 38 West bound Lackawanna train. Or. Nelson said that he i eighty years old and that for Over seventy yearn be was a resident of Sunbury. For some time he has been living with a married daughter in Scranton. She died suddenly a few Days ago leaving him with no one to care for him. He has several other children but be does not know where any of them live. He claims to have friends in Sunbury who be believes will care for him. The poor authorities of Scranton accordingly started him on his Way to Sunbury and bought him a ticket for Wilkes Barre getting Liim into Lucerne county so that he could not become a Lackawanna county charge. The Wilkes Barre authorities helped him on and got him out of Luzerne county by purchasing for him a ticket to Danville. The Danville authorities helped him Over the last stage of Bis journey with a ticket for Sunbury. Officer John Grier Voris placed him on the 4 38 Lackawanna train. Unknown in Sunbury. Sunbury pa., dec. 5.�?inquiry in this place fails to show any Trace of such a former resident of Sunbury As the John Nelson who was sent Here ibis afternoon by the Danville authorities and who claims to have been a resident of Sunbury for nearly three quarters of a Century. Musicians who will take part in the Uono Ert for fire company. An attractive program is promised by or. Parry a concert company of Kingston for the concert to be Given at the opera House on saturday evening december 22, under the auspices of the Washington fire company. The musicians Are under the leadership of prof. Harries. The Soprano is mrs. Brundage of Scranton who has won numerous prizes. Mrs. Boston Williams a member of the Scranton Welch glee club won the prize at the Chicago worlds fair As a contralto Singer. The Tenor singers Are professors Johns and Griffiths the baritones messes. Williams and Boston and the Bass is John d. Evans All of whom have taken part in prize winning glee clubs at different Eisteddfod. Master d. J. Williams of Edwardsville will act As accompanist. He has won prizes for piano playing at eight Eisteddfod. Miss Persing of this City will also assist the soloists As accompanist. Vacancies caused by resignation of messes. Meek and Barry. Warren e. Meek whose resignation As druggist at the state Hospital went into effect last saturday left the tuesday for a visit with his sister at Liverpool Perry county. Or. Meek has been at the Hospital for Over seven years. He has not yet decided what he will do in the future further than to at first take a Well earned rest. No one has been appointed to succeed or. Meek As Hospital druggist nor to succeed Joseph h. Barry whose resignation As Boss Carpenter at the Hospital went into effect on the first of the month. It is believed that no successor to or. Barry will be appointed until Spring Oue of the other carpenters at the Hospital acting in the capacity until some one is appointed or. Barry was employed at the Hospital for Twenty seven years. Rag Weed or Goose Bones yesterday s Philadelphia papers contained the annual prognostications of Elias Hartz the beading a Goose Bone weather from a careful examination of the breast Bone of his thanksgiving Goose he predicts a severe Winter with much Snow. In opposition to this prophecy a Dan Ville resident who has carefully studied the weather for years predicts an a open Sloppy Winter a Basing his calculations on the dandelion and rag Weed. He claims that when dandelions Are in Bloom until december As he says they Are this year and rag weeds Are Low the following Winter never fails to be open. Kag Weed and dandelion or Goose Bone which will Yon Trust in banquet for s. S. Class the a Cdr. Yeomans sunday school class of the Mahoning presbyterian Church of which the Kev. Or. W. I. Steans is president and teacher will hold a banquet at the Home of j. B. Mccoy on West Market Street next tuesday evening. A Good musical program is being prepared. Mrs. J. C. Boyd of Harrisburg will be the guest of Honor. Marriage License issued. Prothonotary j. C. Miller yesterday is sued a marriage License to Thomas ser in and miss Annie Martin both of Anthony township. Banquet of the kickers. Prof u. L. Gordy will give a banquet to the High school foot Hall team at the hotel Oliver tomorrow evening. Elected surgeon. Or. P. C. Newbaker was elected surgeon of Post 22 g. A. K. At the annual meeting on monday evening

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