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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - December 10, 1908, Danville, PennsylvaniaVol. 54�?no. 50danville pa., thursday. December 10,1908 established in 1855 or. Irving h. Jennings dxn718t.�? office flour a. At. To i at. 104 at ill tit., 1 p. At. To 4 p. At. Danville a. C. Sii Iltz m. 425 Mill st., Danville a. Diseases of the stomach and intestines a specially items condensed. Kin to u physicians have affiliated with tie grocers of that City against persons who will not their Bills. Four Hundred cases of typhoid fever in heading is the last report from that stricken City. Farmers All Over Forks county report fruit Trees have budded to such an extent that the buds will now freeze Aud a Short fruit crop next year is predicted. There has been a saner Kraut Trust in Forks county. Or at least it i As so been stated. Now there is a movement on foot to cot the Price from ten to eight cents per quart and the indications Are that the favorite table dish of Reading will to More popular than Ever. One to a fatal mistake made by a nurse in the Home of Edmund Stan ton at Schuylkill Haven his infant child but several Days old. Is dead. The doctor had left powders for the Mother and different ones for the Chi id. The nurse is said to have got them mixed Aud the infant thus was Given the wrong Medicine. David Perry aged 16 years saved the life of eight men at the Cost of injuries to himself. Fire broke out in the Wau Amie Wilkes Barre and Parry rushed in through the smoke Aud flame to warn eight men in the Distant portions of the Drift. They got out in safety but Parry was overcome Aud badly burned. The oar i Schenck esteemed leading Knight the elks memorial service sunday in which Lodge no. 754 of this oily Aud logo no. 436 of Bloomsburg United went on record As one of the most successful occasions of its kind Ever held in Danville. The dead indeed were fittingly honoured by the Beautiful and impressively rendered exercises while the living were admonished As brother admonishes brother and the Beauty of Hen Evalenee and Protection to the weak and helpless was extolled and magnified. I the lower floor of the opera House was comfortably filled no one being admitted except on tickets furnished by members of the order. Large numbers were anxious to Afteu v to were unable to gain admittance. The elks desired to prevent overcrowding Aud thus in giving out. Tickets care was taken to keep the number Dow n to the proper limit. The serv e is were slightly marred by delay in the arrival of the blooms Burg to lip which was cause 1 by an interruption of the trolley service. It was about 2 30 of clock when Tho Danville Lodge decided to open the exercises Aud pending the arrival of the Bloomsburg Are three to proofed with the rendition of the program. A Quarter of an hour later the Bloomsburg Lodge arrived. The officers of the two lodges were furnished seats of the stage. The other members occupied a space reserved in the lower part of the parquet. The Bloomsburg contingent comprised Over 40 men. Practically the entire membership of the Danville Lodge was present. On the stage in addition to the officers of Danville Lodge whose names were formerly printed were the Quot following officers of Bloomsburg Lodge no. 436 exalted Rule a Edward 8 i Sessum Negie medal commission is investigating the circumstances Aud Parry May get a medal. Rev. J. B. Mark Ward pastor of Calvary lutheran Church at Wilkinsburg has announced his acceptance of a Call from the Bethany lutheran Church Harrisburg where his salary will he �2,500. The school taxes for 1008 in Berks county amounted to �183,705.2� in the Rural districts and �280,802.11 in the City of Reading Aud the tax collected for Road instruction amounted to �108,458 92 in the Rural districts and �70,000 in Reading. Or. H. D. Hockenberry. Of West Sudbury Butler county had a hurry Call to the residence of r. M. Diff who had fallen and broken his leg. In responding the doctor slipped and broke one of his own legs. Another physician was called and reduced both fractures. Philadelphia it a no longer be said truthfully to be slow. Of december 2 Harry w. Huston aged 43, was granted a divorce of the grounds of desertion. Aud on the same Day applied for a marriage License in Norristown to wed May Perry also of Philadelphia. In the Washington county courts there is a Case of trial which includes a claim for damages by Robert Ash it Mere against the sooth Western pipe line company for the loss of eighty one hogs which it is alleged died from drinking Oil that leaked from the pipes of the defendant company. The defense is that Well behaved hogs will not drink Oil an 1 that the drove died from other Canses. The usual thing has come to Light in Berks county. There Are now 500 cases of typhoid fever in Reading and the. State authorities have turned their Atte Tiou to the Waters of Maiden Creek. Despite All efforts a number of the Rural residents continue to pollute the Stream and give As a reason that they have always allowed their Drain age to go into the Creek an i do not propose to be interrupted in the practice now. Hero is a step in the right direction. The Council of Media has begun a crusade against air guns and Sling shots in the hands of children and offers a Reward of �100 for the conviction of the Persy us who have been ruthlessly breaking arc lights. Fresh Laid Berks Donn to eggs Art a Scarcity in the Reading markets and a the Farmers have raised them to 45 cents a dozen. Cold storage eggs Are Felling at 80 cents. Margaret a 6-year-old daughter of Lames Gibbons of Marshallton m a West Chester while playing with some of got one of the grains into her nose. There it began to swell until removed at the Chester county Hospital. In the fall Pottstown residents became frightened Over the fear of potato rot and paid a Ieper Bushel for the tubers. Now baud reds of bushels of Good potatoes Are being shipped in and Are being sold at seventy five cents per Bushel. Gerald Gross esteemed Loyal Knight Anthony Merzbach esteemed lecturing Knight William d. Holmes Secretary freeze Quick treasurer Frank d. Cutler Tyler Milos ii. Betz chaplain Joseph r. Murphy inner guard Joseph Flaherty organist Karl p. Wirt trustees John g. Harman a. and John Gross. The music throughout was a most inspiring feature the duet love divine All love encircling a Soprano Aud Tenor miss aim Erma and or. Eggert was especially Fine. The Soprano Solo and Obligato by miss am Merman and the baritone Solo by or. A Luau were likewise features that no one would have cared to miss. The orpheus glee club was never in better form Aud its members won Mutoli Praise the following Are the deceased members of the lodges Danville Lodge no. 754, Ned s. Harris John l. Evans Thomas w. Beaver and Edward p. Thomas Bloomsburg Lodge Clennel c. Beis Blue. Anthony Golembiski William t. Huntsinger or. W. H. Forman Stewart a. Ash Alexander e. Cohen Jeremiah r. Fowler. As is customary in the elks memorial service the name of each deceased member was called three times. The effect was most impressive. As each name was called for the third time one of thirteen lights representing the deceased Brethren was extinguished. M. Morris Moskovitz,esq.,of Scranton delivered the memorial orate. Most eloquently he dwelt of the subject of the deceased Brethren extolling their Virtues and perpetuating their memory by Many kind Aud Loving tributes inspired by fraternal love. To the Brave the Loyal hearts that were left to mourn their loss he tendered full Assurance of sympathy and its entirety the address was one that appealed to the heart of every True and Loyal Elk. The Eulogy was delivered by w. Kase West esq., of this City who explained Tho object of meeting Aud the Cost Oil of holding memorial service in conclusion enlarging on the topics of Charity Justice Fidelity and Broth Erly love Young lady a painful injury miss Mae Rooks sustained a painful injury of the right leg monday eve As the result of slipping on the icy pavement in front of tie Library. Miss books had been in the ladies Reading room of the Library waiting the trolley. Of hearing it approach aug she Rau Down the Steps Aud had reached the pavement when she slipped and fell breaking the Fibula or Shorter Bone of the right leg just above the Ank e miss Wetzel and a h. Woolley quickly rendered assist a ice Aud took the injured girl to the office of or. F. E. Harpel where the hone was which she was taken to her Home on West Mahoning Street. The injury while painful is not a serious one and it is Likely that miss books will be out in a few weeks. When a Man Voncier staudy ills Mission in life he is fortunate. The Borough Council held a Short session Friday eve. There was but a Bare quorum of members present As follows Oshatz Oleaver Moyer Russell Marshall Angle and Connolley. Borough Secretary Harry b. Patton who with or. Moyer of the sewer committee attended the lecture on sewage disposal at Harrisburg last week presented a report to Council explaining at length the different methods of sewage disposal enlarged upon by the speaker. It was the opinion that the system Best adapted for Dauville is the sprinkling filter. The Cost of u Plant of this kind or. Patton said would approximate �30,000. Borough electrician Newton Smith presented his report for november eighty nine tons of Coal were consumed. The Plant was in operation 386 hours. The total Cost of operation for the month was �405.85 or. Cleaver said there was a great Deal of complaint on the score of the Dost raised by the Street sweeper on Mill Street. He asked whether some thing could not to done to obviate the Dost. Or. Russell explained that owing to the cold weather which causes freezing the Street can not be sprinkled before sweeping and the Dost seems to be unavoidable. If people won id take All the facts into consideration he said they would probably find Little canse for complaint. On motion of or. Russell it was ordered that the barn of the Friendship engine House and the rear part of the Goodwill Hose House be Given n coat of paint. On motion of or. Moyer it was ordered that some change be made in the arc lamp at the Corner of Mill and Little Ash streets to the end that the latter thoroughfare might receive More Light. The electrician said he thought that a different adjustment of the Arm would accomplish the purpose. The following Bills were approved for payment. Water Dep t. Regular employes.�168.10 p. H. Foust. 52.25 p. Amp r. O. Life i. Of. 279.90 Buffalo meter co. 8.64 John kilns. 3.00 Danville Sto. Amp mfg. Co 7.56 James Gibson. 16.50 a ii Fri Hospital his excellency Edwin s. Stuart governor of Pennsylvania paid a visit to the Hospital fur the insane at this place Friday. The visit is one of several Itiat governor Stuart Lias Plau used to make in order to familiarize himself with the Trae conditions at hospitals for the in Sadie where further appropriations Are asked. Gov. Edwin s. Stuart the governor by his private Secretary or. Lynch arrived at the Hospital on the 10 19 d l amp w train. To was received by or Meredith the superintendent and tie following numbers of the Board of trustees Hon. James Foster Robert the bacteria Lias been removed. Walker amp Kepler. U. S. Express of. Danville knitting Mills co Boron go dept. Regular employees. B. B. Brown. Labor and hauling. Friendship fire co. Silver Springs Quarry co. People s Coal Yard. 45.75 2 25 10.00 127.50 8.00 43.75 86.00 95.70 2.00 j. F. Mowrey poor director the session of court saturday morning proved a very Short one scarcely an hour being occupied. President judge o. O. Evans and associates Blee and welliver were on the Bench. On petition j. F. Mowrey of Strawberry Ridge was appointed by the court to fill the vacancy of the Board of poor directors of Derry township caused by the death of George d. Vog Netz. Harry fill Meyer was appointed guardian of Emma Shnier Marshall Huier Henry Shnier and of Grace Kear. In resale of real state of Sadie Irvin rub was granted upon the Dau vice and Mahoning poor District to show cause Why order of Sale should not be revoked Aud set aside returnable at next term Aud that Sale be1 stayed pending said Sale. Commonwealth is. William Winter Sten upon presentation of petition Hareas Corpus hearing is opened. Time fixed december 28, 1908, at 10 of clock. The child in the meantime to remain in the custody of respondent. J Pegg. I x Grier Esq of Danville a. F. Shay of Watsontown g. It. Van Alen of Northumberland and or l i. Shoemaker of Wilkes Bano. Hon it. S. Arutune Ituau. Attorney or the Hospital a also present. Several members of the Board of trustees had met the governor in previous occasion the latter however is the soul of affability no Man could be More co Guiou Aud Wuhu enticed less by the Honor attacked to his High position. From the first everyone Felt thoroughly at Home in his company. The party first made a tour of the new buildings no one was More interested than governor Start who chatted freely and did not hesitate to a6k questions when he needed enlightenment on any Point. He expressed great admiration for the plans of the new Btrne tires Aud the Workmanlike manner in which every part is completed. Later the governor was escorted through the wards. As tie was brought face to face with the insane Aud the faithful attendants who Are responsible for their care and safety the Broad sympathies of the Man at once became apparent. By close questioning he satisfied himself As to what comforts what conveniences the present system of buildings Supply for both the insane and the attendants. That he formed definite conclusions in regard to the matter is very evident. Lie approves the farther appropriation that will be asked of the next legislature being especially impressed with the necessity of additional buildings for employees. The governor also recognizes the need of additional real estate and if his influence avails the already Large Domain at the Hospital will be increased by the addition of one or More farms daring the next year or so. The governor along with the trustees took dinner at the Hospital. During the afternoon the tour of the buildings and Gran kids was completed. Accompanied by his Secre Arv governor Stuart took the-1 31 n. I. W. Train for Harrisburg. Wedded is the far West As is Well known or. Dixon state commissioner of health has placed himself squarely of record As opposed to the principle of draining sewage into River also that the Borough of Dauville has been notified by the state department of health to prepare and submit plans for a sewage disposal Plant by july 1st in View of the above in order to obtain some practical information in regard to the relative value of different kinds of modern sewage disposal plants the Borough com in a couple of weeks ago sent a c Ommittee to Harrisburg to attend an illustrated lecture on the subject Given i y George w. Fuller a recognized authority who during the last ten years bus been identified with the biggest sewer propositions in America. The committee after examining into the various methods of sewage disposal reported in favor of the sprinkling system the Cost of installing which according to estimate will be about �30 000. Sprinkling filters consist of Beds of broken Stone usually from five to eight feet in thickness the Stone ranging from 1 to 3 inches in diameter. They differ from Contact filter in that the sewage is thrown As a Spray from nozzles spaced Over the Beds at intervals of about 15 feet in each direction. This Type of filter is regarded As the most efficient Aud economical one for Ordinary conditions. It will treat the sewage of some 30,000 people per acre Aud produce a non Putrescible effluent from which about 90 per cent of More 1xt Siep in �ii1 than this it possesses the Unn snal property of being self cleansing so that for maintenance practically All that is required is to have an attendant examine the nozzles once or twice a Day to see whether they Are free Iroku obstructions. In this country the first municipal sprinkling filter went into service at Reading of the 23rd of january last. Last month a Large disposal Plant of this Type was put in service at Columbas o. It is Trae there is some odor noticeable in the Vicinity of sprinkling filters As is naturally to be expected where the sewage is thrown As a Spray Over the surface. This odor however is rarely noticeable at a distance of 200 Yards. With the very smallest plants it is believed that a distance of on eighth of a mile will be sol lib it to from odor. With the sprinkling filters it is necessary to build some form of settling basins in which to retain those esp ended matters which Are detached from the Stone in the sprinkling filter. Copper casket sealed monday county pays its contribution the county commissioners of Montour county have paid Over to the Sal Diers Monument committee the sum of five thousand dollars the amount contributed by the county toward the building of the memorial thus a bit of formality which at one time threatened to involve some complications has been complied with without a single hitch or the least unpleasantness. The five thousand dollars contributed by the county were approved by two successive grand juries and the court of Quarter sessions and paid Over to the committee All in a period of Little Over a year the Mon things of a careless gossip have frequently Cost the innocent Many a bitter Hoor. Miss Minnie Roberts of Kaseville. And William f. Sidler a former resident of Valle township were United in Matrimony at Bove Mau Montana of november 24th. Or. Sidler is the owner of a Fine farm in Valley township hut for some years past he has been in the West. At present he holds a position at Butte Montana. About six Mouths ago he paid a visit to his old Home. The Bride was elected teacher at Blue s school Valley township. Of november 21st she secured a leave of absence for the Parps be of visiting friends in Montana. The attachment of the Young couple was no secret. Nevertheless the news of the marriage came As a great Surprise. The Bride is a very popular Young lady Aud is a highly successful teacher. The Groom in an enterprising and worthy Young Man. A representative of one of die oldest families of this Donn to. The newly wedded couple will reside at Bette Mou Taua. Geroge Sampsell aged 45 years of Chester has been ill with Erysipelas and a violent attack of Hoo ought for ten Days. He is unable to take and Sunris Hemut and is rapidly wasting away and starving to death. A very Happy Conception is being carried oat in Conn Fotiou with the building of the soldiers Monument which is nothing less than the depositing in the memorial of a lot of appropriate data relating to tin present As is done when a Corner Stone is Laid. It is True the Woik has progressed beyond the Comer Stone stage but or. Graedon the constructing Engineer Lias volunteered to provide a Way out by having an aperture chiselled in one of the Stop s at the base Large enough to hold the 1 of provided. The whole affair has be u in a hands of Goodrich Post no. 23, g. A. Ii. A Copper Box 8 Luches Long four inches wide and three inches High was made to hold the articles. In the Box monday was placed a record of All the it soldiers. Living or dead that Ever belonged to Goodrich Post 398 in number also All the names of those belonging to the woman a Relief corps living or dead a copy of the charter of Goodrich Post All the present officers of tin Post the members of hie Inonu in it committee by Laws of the state g. A. A. Two hags some brass buttons and Cannon primers. The whole collection was carefully wrapped in two copies of the morning news the one containing the first article written on the soldiers Monument the other the last article written on the subject. The package nicely filled the Copper casket which was carefully soldered shut Aud rendered air tight. It May be some Days before the Box will to deposited in the Monument. Numerous inquiries Are being made concerning the status of Peter Dietrich Scase which wbb tried before judge Lynch at Wilkes Barre in september and which resulted in a ver diet of voluntary manslaughter. A motion for a new trial and in arrest of judgment was made but since that time nothing Lias been Given to the Public either As to when the argument would take place or what plans Are remotely in View by the defuse. It is now stated that the Dietrich Taso is of the list for argument court beginning on the first monday in january. It is also understood that should a new trial be refused the ease will be appealed. Peter Dietrich went on trial for the fourth time at Wilkes Barro of september 21 last. Four Days later september 25th, he was found guilty of voluntary manslaughter. A period of three Mont Lih will have elapsed be tween the trial and the term of argument court which will introduce a new chapter in the records of this remarkable Case. Should the Luzerne county court refuse a new trial and the Case be appealed it can not come up before tie supreme court until late next Spring Montour county a a week before the supreme court occurs in Quot March but the Dietrich Case is now in the hands of Luzerne county which has two periods before the supreme court one in the fall of the year and the other in the Spring. Thus it will be seen that whether granted a new and fifth trial or not Peter Dietrich has still an indefinite Tarn of imprisonment before him in the Luzerne county jail while there is no certainty what the outcome of the next step in the Roceda re May lie. Meanwhile it is said Dietrich is fairly comfortable in the Luzerne county jail. He is Well treated and except that his cell is rather Small he Lias about All that he coaids desire. Berry will be in Danville general Secretary Mauley of the local y. M. O. A., has announced that he has secured William h. Berry of Chester sex state treasurer to make an address at the menus meeting next sunday afternoon in anticipation of the Large number of people who will want to hear or. Berry the meeting will be held in the court Honse. The time has been set at 3 30 of clock after the sunday schools have been dismissed. Or. Berry s appearance in this City will he an occasion of More than Ordinary importance. Since his sensational exposure of the graft in Coune Tiou with the build Long of the new state Cape Tol building his reputation Lias been National. He is one of the most gifted speakers in the state and always brings an important message to his audiences in a most interesting Mauuer. Dixon warns against typhoid Hai Irasburg dec. 9. State health commissioner Dixon issued an urgent warning yesterday against increased danger of typhoid fever that he declared must certainly follow a period of heavy rain. He said a heavy Rains following the Long drought Flint we have had will Wash into the streams any accumulated filth along the watersheds. This must necessarily increase the danger from polluted drinking water especially where the water is not effectually filtered. Therefore the people should be on the closest guard against typhoid fever Aud boil the water used for drinking Aud other Domestic purposes. A a Workman Breaks his Arm Speiser retain it Challenge cup the match Between d. R. Rishell of Ottawa this county and William t. Speiser of Danville at the grounds of the Ropert Hunting Aud fishing Dob saturday afternoon resulted in a Victory for or. Speiser. The match was for the state live Bird championship which or Speiser holds and for the Possession of the Pennsylvania state Challenge trophy which or. 8peiter won last april. The match was for 26 Birds Speiser killed 28 and Rishell 21. There were about 400 people present at the match. John Hickey son of Patrick Hickey Montour his left Arm while working at the Reading Iron worn yesterday. He was in the aet of rendering assistance to the Man running the buggy. He was helping to get it started just after it had been loaded at the Furnace. He was pushing with All his strength when the Hogg started suddenly which caused him to fall Forward. He threw ont his Arm to save himself but fell upon it in such a Way As to cause a bad fracture Between the Elbow and wrist. He was taken to the Home of his father where the broken Bone was set by or. W. R. Paules the injured Bov is Florteen years old. Over 100 Reading railway locomotives that had been stored away in the company s Yards at Reading daring the period of business depression Are now Back in of Ervite. Fred Davis Porter at Riverview hot Al met with almost shocking acid but yesterday afternoon which will incapacitate him for employment for Many weeks to come even if it does not Parma neatly disable his left hand. Fred was engaged in cutting Wood at the rear of the hotel. The Wood had been delivered cat no in stove lengths and All that remained to be done was to split it no suitable for use in the stoves. Before tickling the pile of Wood Fred had purchased a new axe. Which was very Sharp. He had been working Only a few minutes when the Accident occurred. He was holding the Block of Wood with his left hand while with his right hand let Ewas using the axe. In one of the blocks lie encountered a hard knot. In order to cat through it he raised the axe High aloft and brought it Down with great Force. Instead of Hgt i i11ing the knot however the axe it glanced off and struck the Man s left hand sinking deep into the flesh near the Ball of the thumb cutting through the Bone opening four arteries and almost severing that part of the hand. The loss of blood was something appalling. Or. Davis was assisted to his room and or. P. A a. New Baker Aud or. A a. A. Stock were speedily summoned. The two physicians worked Over the injured Man for More than an hour. It was with much difficulty that the severed arteries were caught up and Ligated after which the terrible Gash which nearly Cut the hand in two was stitched. Aged woman a reminiscences with the disappearance of the Petrik in vault in the old cemetery on Bloom Street there probably passed away the last earthly reminder of or. David Petriken congressman Aud physician in his Day one of Danville s most famous men. In View of this fact it is interesting to note that there is living in Danville at the present time one person and probably the Only one who knew or. Petriken intimately. This person is mrs. Mary Miller now approaching the 90th Milestone of life a journey who at the Home of her son Calvin Eggert. Ash Street was tuesday visited by a representative of this paper. Mrs. Miller who will be 89 years of age on Christmas Day is remarkable for her Good memory Aud the extent to which All her faculties Are reserved. Seated by the warm fireside she dwelt Pou the scenes of the past seventy years ago recalling the images of vividly As though they wore of yesterday. The subject that she took the most interest in however was or. Petriken who now sleeps in an obliterated grave in the upper plot of the two that constitute the new Park. Or. Petriken mrs. Miller says was an Odd character who wore his hair in a Quene or Tail like appendage at a Day Long after men had ceased to Wear their hair in that style. Although married mrs. Miller was still in her teens Aud with her Lin baud boarded at the hotel at the Northwest Corner of Mill and front streets which at that time was Tho leading hostelry in Danville. There was scarcely a Day but or Petriken then an elderly Man appeared at the hotel. If or. Petriken was Odd to was by no Means sedate Aud Glam. Mrs. Miller knew him intimately and recalls that he was a great a a tease Aud full of fun on All occasions. Mrs. Millers Maiden name was Smith. She is a native of new York stare Aud with her parents removed to Pennsylvania when she was ten years of age. The family moved Down the River of a raft com aug All the Way Down from the headwaters of the Susquehanna. The trip occupied Over a week. The River was High and at places rapids were encountered so that the journey was full of excitement. Windows dressed for Christmas a Large number of store windows Are already dressed for the holidays which shows that the merchants who advertise extensively will be Able Quot to deliver the goods when the purchaser Calls around. The. Windows without exception Are very pretty and Are filled with a great variety of articles so that no matter How hard to satisfy persons May be they will have no difficulty in finding gifts that will please. Brandywine Grange patrons of husbandry is experimenting in the Nee of denatured alcohol for illuminating purposes in the Grade Hall at soon Belltown near West Chester Aud Ith Good results
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