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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - December 13, 1900, Danville, PennsylvaniaQomie paper a for tie Hobo the circulation of this paper is increasing rapidly. It will you to advertise in the american. Subscription $1 per yeah or. Irving h. Jennings dentist. Of ice hours v1si this country will never be entirely free until it supplies All of its own demands with its own vol. 45--n o 50. Danville pa., thursday december 15, 1900. Established in 1855. 9 a. M. To 12 m. 1 p. V to i p. M. 10i Hill St., Daneils a. Ahi Iltz v. D. 425 Mill St., Danville a. Diseases of the stomach and intestines a specially int at Reading Mill. Bar of Iron run through the wrong a pass Quot of the Boll. D k. W. P. Sulk dentist office 218 Mill Street. Teeth extracted without pain. Crown and Bridge work a specially equipped with the latest and most improved instruments and prepared to execute the most difficult work. Or. H. Reynolds formerly of Catawissa. Dkn1i81.-�� office opposite Boston store Danville a dentistry in All its branches. Charge moderate and Alt work guaranteed. Established 1892. Condensed news. Do your Christmas shopping this week. Shoppers were out in abundance last evening. Century watch night parties Are being arranged. The Little folks Are writing letters to Santa Claus. The present weather has a Promise of Winter in it. The Pennsylvania Railroad officers Are after Coal thieves. Skate dealers Are anxious for the cold snap to continue. Good Sleigh ing during the holidays would be enjoyed. The Holiday traffic through the Post office has commenced shooting matches Are favourable pastimes in the Rural districts 1-Attimer Ammerman is lying seriously ill at his Home on ferry Street. Revised lists of the football Campaign casualties Are now being printed. 278 teachers Are attending the Northumberland county Institute at Sunbury this week. I it some fitting demonstration be arranged for celebrating the incoming of the new Century. The Small boy is watching the Ponds Lor evidence of the longed for ice on which he May skate. It is a fact not generally known that Cali bum Pian serenades Are against the Law in Pennsylvania. It gets dark very Early now a Days. Short Days Long nights and big Gas Bills is Bat the matter now. On account of a shortage of muck Iron the kelp Mill at the Reading Iron works shut Down yesterday afternoon. Read and laugh a Gaston Griffin country banker a Price cloth by mail 1. Fur Sale by j. S. Ames amp co., Bankers Hawley a. Done to forget the Chicken supper at St. Peter s m. E. Church South Danville to night. Free backs will be running from Davis store. Mill Street. Done to waste any Pill or bread on tramps. They Are in no Wise entitled to consideration from the Public. The Borough authorities will have work for every Quot Hobo now. The silk Mill was compelled to shot Down yesterday Ute Noou at half past four owing to a break in the blow Oil valve on one of the boilers. Operations were resumed this morning. The Friendship Fite cons fair with All its interesting features will open next saturday night in the Sture room formerly occupied by h. M. Schoch. Nothing has been omitted that could be reasonably included on the program. Nearly All our sunday schools Are pre paring for exercises on Christmas and the Little girls Anil boys who Are to take part Are in a quiver of excitement. They Are As much exercised Over the coming event As any fashionable a a buds Lor her debut into society. Crest a Clarke who has a great reputation As a romantic actor is booked to appear soon at the opera House. Or. Clarke will be warmly welcomed in Danville. His production in this City several years ago a the last of his race is Well remembered. The Bloo Insburg Normal school is arranging to take the excursion of the students to Washington i. C., december 17tli. The train will leave the Phila. Amp Reading station a Louisburg monday morning the 17th and will return on the following Friday evening. The Cost of the trip is 14.00. Two Faith mists in Philadelphia were convicted of involuntary manslaughter and sentenced to jail for three month. The Law is coining Down heavy on these q tracks and it is to ire hoped that they will be driven out of business. They a Ause a great Deal of trouble in this world. C e. Welliver the popular livery Man of Danville who has be a confined to bit Home in Fernville for the psst two weeks suffering from an attack of malaria and Grippe combined we Are glad to note is Able to be on the streets again. He contemplates moving his family to Danville during the following week As his business interests Are now in that daily. While working at one of the Rolls in the twelve Inch Mill at the Reading Iron works about 3 30 of clock on saturday afternoon Arthur g. Hahn of Walnut Street was Cut on the right Arm and badly burned about the neck Arm and Chest. Or. Hahn is employed As a a ustran Nero and was in the act of taking a bar of Iron from one Side of the Roll. The Workman at the other end made a mistake and entered the Iron at the wrong when the red hot bar emerged from the Roll the mistake in passing caused it to twist and Fly around so quickly that or. Hahn could not Dodge it. The Iron Cut to the Bone through the muscle at the thickest part of his right Arm not quite half Way from the shoulder to the Elbow. One of the largest branches of the main artery of the Arm was severed causing profuse Haemorrhage. The flesh was also burned for about half an Inch on each Side of the Cut. In twisting around the bar passed Over the injured Many a Chest neck and Arm burning the surface severely but the physician states that these Burns will rapidly heal without serious results. Or Hahn displayed remarkable nerve. He assisted in doing up his Arm with a Towel to reduce the Haemorrhage and then he walked to or. T. B. Winter Steen a office where the wound was dressed. Without taking an Anaesthetic the injured Man Lay without flinching for Over an hour while the physician took about Twenty live stitches to draw the severed muscle together. Or. Hopes that he injury will heal so that the full use of the Arm will he recovered but it will probably be two months or More before the injured Man will be Able to return to work. Dale and Chain for vagrants. Council directs the enforcement of the Borough ordinance. New departure at knitting Mill. A new departure in the manufacture of hosiery will be inaugurated at the knitting Mill within the next few Days. It is the intention of the company to manufacture a Superior Grade of Woolen Hose. Numerous experiments have been made at the Mill in this line and with a few slight changes in the machinery Good work can be turned out. New five color automatic striping machines will also be introduced in the near future and As soon As Good help can be secured and taught the work the Plymouth finishing department will be brought to this City. Or. Laumaster a resignation. It became known thursday afternoon that the resignation of y. M. A. Secretary Vav. 1. Laumaster was accepted at the meeting of the Board of directors held on wednesday evening. The resignation will go into effect some Lime after the first of the year. Or. Laumas ter expects to engage in evangelistic work but has made no definite plans. Much of the Success of the association for the past live years has been due to or. I a master a excellent work. Her seventy third birthday in Honor of mrs. Sara morgans seventy third birthday a few of her relatives were entertained at her Home on fast Market Street on saturday evening. Her son Elliott r. Morgan and miss Lulu Morgan of Kingston spent Satur May and sunday with her. The others were or. And mrs. John Keim of Riverside or. And mrs. S. W. Morgan and family and miss Sadie Morgan of this City. Hereafter tramps must give Danville a wide berth or go to work in a Chain gang. So decided the Borough Council at the regular meeting Friday evening acting on the Sugge Dion a few Days ago made in this paper councilman Deutsch introduce a Resolution directing that the police authorities of the Borough be directed to enforce the existing ordinance i High directs that vagrants shall be compelled to perform labor for the Borough while fastened with a Ball and Chain. The Resolution was strongly endorsed by every councilman present and was unanimously passed. The members present were president Temmerand messes. Jones Vastine Fetterman Deutsch Sechler Atnes Bury and Goldsmith. Or. Goldsmith for the finance committee called attention to the fact that the payment of the Bills now due will leave the Treasury of the Borough overdrawn. Particularly will there be a deficiency in the water fund when the payment on the new boiler must he made in a few Days. From the Borough fund $1,200 interest on Bonds will fall Dueour january 1. It was the unanimous opinion that the expenses of the Borough must be kept Down. The treasurer was empowered to borrow from the Bank until the regular funds came in sufficient Money to meet any Bills now due and the interest coming due next month. On motion of or. Goldsmith the Resolution was reconsidered which was passed at the last meeting granting permission to j. E. Richard to construct a switch to the Minnetonka Mill. It is understood that or. Richards Purchase of the Mill has fallen through. Or. Fetterman suggested that where Ever property owners refuse to trim Shade Trees As ordered the Street lights should be turned out. No action was taken. J. Heddens was granted Perm ssh n to build an addition to his hotel. Action was deferred for the present on the motion of or. Fetterman directing that preference be Given to the Washington Hose company for doing carting for the Borough providing the company will do it at the same Price it is now being done. The following claims were ordered paid water department. Regular employes.$147 50 Sam a. Mccoy. 20.00 employees on Annex. 208.45 or. S. Thompson trustee .5.00 Delanty amp Houser. 197.05 John Keim. 403.15 j. H. 70.87 Silver Spring Quarry co. 34.92 Curry amp Vannan. 27.30 i Trumbower amp Werkheiser 220.82 Hoover Bros. 134.86 j the morning news. 15.00 \ Montour american. 20.00 Standard Gas co. 0 80 a. C amesbury.115.23 s. Mills. 430 a. M. Peters. 29 38 employees Street work. 7.85 Joseph Leehner. 32.92 d. L. Amp Vvs. Freight. 15.59 Borough department. Regular officers.$82.50 employees. 44.79 p. M. Kerns amp son. 7.80 . Ame.bury.38.53 Benton b. Brown. 9.00. Montour american. 14.00 Standard electric Light co 470.4s personal i Brief mention of the movement of your Friend and acquaintances. For Christmas Lam it a programs being prepared by the sunday schools of Danville. Out dash in forehead. While working at the Home of Robert Morris East Market Street on saturday morning William in Augh fell striking Bis head against an old Iron and Cut a Gash about an Inch Long on Bis forehead. Or. Paugh is a plumber in the employ of Jeseph Leehner. He was pulling out a old pipe while making some repairs. The pipe gave suddenly causing or. Paugh to lose his balance. For Christmas entertainment. Principal Elmer Coxe. Of Riverside is arranging for a Christmas entertainment to be held in the school building on Friday evening december 21. The program will consist of recitations songs and readings by pupils of the Riverside school. The school song and several of the compositions will he written by prof Coxe. Welcome meeting tonight. Ensign and mrs. Young will arrive in Danville from Rochester n. Y., at 2.21 of clock this afternoon and a Welcome meeting will be held for them in the salvation army Hall this evening. First skating of the season. The first skating of in season yesterday attracted a huge number of boys and girls and even adults to the Pond near the Danville rolling Mills. Quiet Day services. Quiet Day services will be held at Christ Church tomorrow. An introductory service will he held this evening at 7 30 of clock. An address will he delivered by the Rev h. P. Dyer of Philadelphia. The wednesday evening service at St. Paul a Church was in preparation for the coming revival meetings. A Large congregation was present. Standard Gas co. 3.80 first National bank.35.00 George w. Hendricks. 3.95 death due to a Silver plate his wife is in town for the Winter. For years a a Jimmie and Mary Katie have been Well known characters in this part of the country. They have usually wintered at the poor farm and during the summer they have tramped around the country for several years Wheeling their Small child in a baby Carriage on their wanderings mrs. Kane has come to Tow n again Lor the Winter and says that her husband died seven weeks ago at sugar Creek. Friday she sought the assistance of the county officials in trying to establish her identity so that she can secure the Money on a a Jimmie so pension Check that has come since he died. Or. Kane died she says from a the same old complaint Silver he had a Silver plate in his head where he received a Guti shot wound during the War. Lie always suffered More or less from this injury because of which he Drew a pension. Mrs. H. A. Harman of Catawissa visited friends in this City yesterday. Clarence Seidel of the mansion House is enjoying a few Days vacation with friends in Williamsport. Bessie Walters and master Walter Robinson returned to Pittsburg yesterday after a visit with their grandmother mrs. Hannah Robinson on grand Street. Edward Sayre Gearhart Esq. Left yesterday for a professional trip to Rochester n. Miss Ida Kaufman visited friends in Sunbury yesterday. Miss Emily Wilkins left yesterday Lor Philadelphia. Mrs. R. H. Curtis will spend this week with it. Carmel friends. Harry Myers of the Reading Iron works left yesterday for a trip to Altoona and Johnstown. Or. And mrs. Peter Berger of Softli Danville yesterday attended the Northumberland county Institute in Sunbury. Philip Benzbach made a business trip to Harrisburg yesterday. W. V. Oglesby Esq., left yesterday for a trip to Philadelphia. Or. And mrs. U. Shannon Are visiting friends in Williamsport. Mrs. Charles Brumm and daughter Catherine of Millville Are the guests of mrs. Robert Moody d. L. Amp w Avenue. The Rey. Adolph Meyer spent yesterday in Bloomsburg. Mrs. J. H. Lynn of Philadelphia who has been visiting relatives in Berwick was the guest of mrs. Beverly Musselman on Church Street yesterday. Mrs. Ross Milhouse of Ithaca n. Y., is visiting her parents or. And mrs. George w. Miles East Market Street. Or. And mrs. William Manilof Bloomsburg spent sunday with Danville relatives. Mrs. Nase who has been the guest of the Rev. Or. Ami mrs. L. D. Ulrich for the past Mouth returned to her Home in Philadelphia on saturday. E. F. Reynolds returned from Pitts Burg on saturday. Or. And mrs. J. Exchange called on friends in this City on saturday. Or. And mrs. William Reed of Bloomsburg visited Danville friends on saturday. Or. And mrs. W Illiam Black spent sunday with friends in Scranton. Mrs. Carrie Patterson and daughter Elsie returned to a Louisburg saturday after a visit at the Schumacher Homestead on Bloom Street. Frank Antrim of Pittston spent sunday at the Home of his father Vav. L. Antrim on lower Mulberry Street. Or. And mrs. J. A. Weitzel spent sunday with relatives in Watsontown. Miss Della Becker returned to new Columbia on saturday after a visit with a relatives in this Eirv. Nathan Loewes of Towanda is visiting his daughter mrs. I. L. Marks on West Market Street. Or. And mrs. Peter Fenstermacher of i South Danville Are visiting relatives in a Philadelphia. Or. And mrs. George Bossman spent sunday in Sunbury. Mrs. M. B. Rhodes returned on sat it urday evening from a visit with friends in Binghamton n. The Rev. Jacob Seidel of Wilk Sharre visited friends in this City monday the Rev. Or. Hemingway of Bloomsburg called on friends in Danville Mon a Day. Miss Simington returned. Monday evening from new York. The Rev. George e. Limbert is visit i ing relatives in Madisonburg Centre county. Hurley Gaskins of Pittsburg is visiting his parents or. And mrs. John i Gaskins Mill Street. A mrs. R. I. Hazelet of Dewart is visit preparations for Christmas entertainments Are being made by most of the Danville sunday schools. The choirs of Many of the churches Are also rehearsing special music for the services of the sunday before or after Christmas or for the entertainments in which they will take part. At the Mahoning presbyterian Church a entertainment for the primary and intermediate departments of the sunday school will be held Oil monday afternoon december 24. The program will consist of music and recitations. A special Holiday song service will be rendered by the Church choir on sunday evening december 30. At the Trinity lutheran Church a sunday school entertainment of songs and recitations will be held on Christmas eve. At Grove presbyterian Church a special musical program will be rendered at both morning and evening services on sunday december 23. On Christmas eve a sunday school entertainment will he held consisting of music Ami recitations. Candy will be distributed to the children of the school. At Trinity m. E. Church the regular Christmas services with special music will be rendered on the sunday before Christmas. The children a entertainment will be held on Christmas eve. At the United evangelical Church the sunday school will Hod an entertainment on Christmas eve. At Christ episcopal Church three communion services will by held on Christmas morning at six eight and 10 30 of clock. At 10 30 of clock Woodward s holy communion service in a will he Sung by the choir which has been rehearsed for ibis occasion by prof. Goodwin of Philadelphia. J. Wellington Shannon Esq of Philadelphia will sing a Solo. On Friday evening december 28, the a feast of the holy innocents will he observed and the sunday school will hold its entertainment. At the Pine Street lutheran Church the Christmas Sermon will be preached on sunday morning december 23, and on Christmas eve the sunday school will hold a entertainment. At the first Baptist Church the Christmas Sermon will he preached on sunday december 23, and special music will be rendered at both services on that Day. On Christmas eve a special service entitled a thy King cometh will be Given he the sunday school. The program will include special music and recitations by the children. At St. Paul a m. E. Church a Christmas Sermon will he preached on sunday morning. December 23. On Christmas night a concert and sunday school entertainment will he Given for which an interesting program of music and recitations is being prepared. Crescents beat third Ward. The Crescent foot Ball eleven won a closely contested game front the third Ward team played at a the Meadows on saturday afternoon. The score was live to nothing. James touchdown being the Only Points scored. The line up was stand by their Resolution. Directors say schools must be open of new years. At monday nights meeting of the school Board it was reported that several of the teachers Are strongly opposed to keeping the Danville schools open on new years Day. Considerable discussion followed bul the Board finally decided to let the Resolution stand and keep the schools open on new years. President Fischer and directors Keefer Orth Green Berger Barber Werkheiser Black and Fenstermacher were present. Truant officer w. E. Young reported that he has served notices on eleven parents since the last report with the result that All of the children complained of have been kept in school. Or. Lunger for the finance committee reported that since the last report of the treasurer $13.75 was received for tuition and orders amounting to $249.13 have been paid leaving $5,859.21 in the Treasury. Prof. Beams report for the night school showed that 139 pupils were registered during the month of november with an average attendance of thirty five. The Large attendance Early in the month brought this average up much above what it is now. The directors decided that unless the pupils Are More regular in their attendance at this school and unless their parents take More interest in compelling them to he regular the school will he closed after this Mouth. The following Bills were ordered paid Standard Gas co.$1.20 Standard electric co. 4.48 u. S. Express co. 1.20 . Young. 4.38 James dailey.75 Miles walsh.75 Peculiar disease of oops. Farmers in different parts of the county have been alarmed recently about a Peculiar Distase that has attacked Many of their cows. In several cases cattle have died within five or six hours of the time they Are taken sick. Miss m. M. Kramer whose farm is Between Exchange and White Hall in this Way and fifteen or sixteen belonging to other Farmers in that Section and around Washingtonville have died. Or. J. O. Heed of this City who was called to examine miss Kramer a Stock could find no signs of any contagious disease As was feared but believes that the trouble is a disease of the stomach that sometimes attacks cattle to which Corn stalks Are fed too freely. Crescents. c. . . Third Ward. Of. Mccaffrey Demott a. Lewis death of Simon p. Reed. Simon p. Heed for years a Well known resident of Kush township died tuesday morning. He was seventy five years old. During the civil War he operated a Woolen Mill at heeds station. The funeral will be held from the House at ten of clock on Friday morning. Burial will he in St. Jacobs cemetery at Hgt eds station. Or. Heeds wife died about a year ago. He is survived by one daughter and three sons miss Clara j. And Norman c. Heed who live on the Homestead and Daniel j. And Ambrose who live at Shamokin Valley. 11c was an Uncle of mrs. Hoover of South Danville. . Perry Reese k. . . Law h. Howery a. t. . Vav. Raver . Ii. . H. , capt ii. Douglas f. touch Down James referee Dougherty Umpire Mcclure time keepers Herrington and Watkins two Twenty minute halves. Parry concert company. The Parry concert company of Kingston Promise an exceptionally Fine program at the opera House on saturday evening december 22. The concert is under the auspices of the Washington fire company of this City and already Many tickets have been sold. The musicians Are under the leadership of in Rof. Harries. The Soprano is mrs. Brundage of Scranton who has won numerous prizes. Mrs. Boston Williams a member of the Scranton Welsh 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. Ing her sister mrs. Joseph l. Shannon. Riverside. Miss Mary Moyer of Milton is visiting relatives in town. Miss Simington is visiting relatives in Sunbury. Mrs. Charles Bennett is visiting relatives in Harrisburg. Jesse Klase and daughter miss Bessie returned last evening from a Idadel i phia. Mrs. A. R. Myers of Pittsburg is visiting at the uis Liel Homestead on East i front Street. Miss Fannie Adams returned last evening from a visit with friends in Philadelphia. Miss Dora oilman will tomorrow for Peekskill n. Y., to visit her brother George oilman. Miss Lillian Fisher of Catawissa was the guest of mrs. L. Fisher on West Mahoning Street yesterday. Henry Moser of pottsgrove drove to Danville yesterday. Or. And mrs. Ii. A. Dietrich of Wash Ingouville drove to this City yesterday. Mrs. Annie Acker of Exchange is visiting relatives in this City. Mrs. Acker w As a former member of St. Paul a m. E. Church choir. Frank Martin left last evening for Wheeling West Virginia we Ere lie has secured employment at Mahoning presbyterian Church. At the communion service at the Mahoning presbyterian Church sunday morning eight person joined the Church one by letter anti seven on confession. \ a hymn service was rendered at that Church sunday eve eur a. In addition to the congregational singing of h vans Charlesl it of Sang a Solo the male quartet Sang a selection and the choir Sang two an. Them. A special collection for Home missions will be taken next sunday morning. At the regular evening service Hon. Ii. M. Hinckley will deliver an address on a heroism shown by missionaries in the recent chinese troll death of mrs. Mary Schram. Mrs. Mary Schram wife of Adam Schram no. 223 Vine Street died Early yesterday morning at the state Hospital. She had been an inmate of that institution for about six years. The funeral will be held from St. Hubert a Church on Friday morning at nine of clock. Burial will be in St. Hubert a cemetery. Mrs. Schram was born in Westpbal Germany forty five years ago. She came to this country eighteen years ago. She is survived by her husband and four children three sons and a daughter Henry Joseph William and Rose. Women s Relief corps election. At the regular meeting of Goodrich women a Relief corps held tuesday evening the following officers were elected mrs. Kate Moyer president mrs. Mary a. Sechler senior vice president mrs. Louisa Angle treasurer mrs. Elizabeth Cuthbert conductor mrs. Ann Cook assistant conductor mrs. Malinda Landau. Guard mrs. M. A. Hummer assistant guard mrs. R. R. Sechler Secretary mrs. Mary a. Sechler Delegate at Jorge to Gettysburg. Mrs. Cora Hess Jones. Mrs Cora Hess Jones wite of David b. Jones of this City died yesterday morning at Bloomsburg at the Home of her parents or. And mrs. Reuben Hess. She was thirty five years old. About four months ago she went to Bloomsburg for medical treatment. The funeral will beheld from the House at Bloomsburg on Friday morning at eleven of clock. The body will be brought to this City for interment in the episcopal cemetery. Death of mrs. Henry Kennedy. Mrs. Henry Kennedy died at her Home in frosty Valley at three of clock yesterday morning. She had been ill but a few Days with pneumonia. She was thirty seven years old. The funeral will be held from the House at one of clock on Friday afternoon and burial will let a in Straubi a Church cemetery. Mrs Kennedy is survived by her husband her parents or. And mrs. Morgan Williams. Of frosty Valley and a sister mrs. John Herman of West Mahoning Street this City. They ate Ano mad speeches. Annual banquet of the or. Yeoman s Bible class. A pleasing social event was the annual banquet of the or. a Oman a Bible class of the Mahoning presbyterian Church held tuesday evening at the Home of j. 11. Mccoy on West Market Street. The tables extending through two rooms were artistically decorated with Cut Flowers and candelabra. The menu was an inviting one to which All guests did full Justice. The Only unpleasant feature of the evening was the unavoidable absence of mrs. Boyd of Harrisburg who was to have been the guest of Honor but who was unable to attend. Or. Yeomans for whom the class is named was mrs. Boyds father and it was at her suggestion and owing to her liberality that the class was organized. The Rev. Or. A. I. Steans the class instructor presided and acted As toastmaster. The toasts responded to were a your school a the Hon. H. M. Hinckley a your class . V. Ammerman Esq. A your Newt members a d. P. Connor a what about Judas a d. Williams a resisting the Devil a James Shultz a was Adam a welshman a Williams Evans a a Plain View of us by an sex member a or. Robbins. Miss Margaret Ammerman Sang several selections and Charles Lyon entertained with stories. Those present were or. I. G. Barber c. A. Jame3on,d. Williams Lewis Williams William v. Oglesby Esq., j. A Yorgy e. W. Wetzel c. V. Ammerman Esq., Jonathan Deen Jerome flood j. A. Campbell or. J. O. Reed w. W. Gulick Fred Owens William Berninger e. J. Keim Milton Ammerman Charles Hunt George w. West w. H. Ammerman William Bow yer William Evans George Stillwell William Lunger James Shultz d. P. Connor a. L. Voris Walter Gaskins a. Hunt Samuel Morgan Edward Lunger g. E. Ammerman John Herick p. H. Cotner Charles Lvon d. Morgan Harry Rhodes Howard . Robbins j. Beefier Vastine and Hon. H. M. Hinckley. Council struck popular note. As far As can be Learned the members of the Council struck a popular note of Friday night when they directed the police authorities to enforce the ordinance directing that All vagrants found within the limits of the Borough be arrested and put to work. The general opinion was that it is a step in the right direction for which the councilmen Are to be commended. The Only criticism of the Resolution Attiat was heard was that made by a City official who thought that the Council did not go quite far enough but that the Resolution should have specified the nature of the work at which tramps Are to he employed and provided for it designating the officer who shall oversee the work. The ordinance to be enforced provides that the police officials of the Borough shall arrest All vagrants found in the Borough who shall be arraigned before the Burgess or a Justice of the peace and on of vagrancy they shall be fined not less than 3 nor More than 15, or be sentenced to the lock up and compelled to work on the Street or other Public work not to exceed five Days. The ordinance provides that it shall not apply to females minors under sixteen years old Blind deaf or dumb persons nor to any maimed or crippled person nor to any one who through physical weakness is unable to perform manual labor. If the same Rule could be applied to the tramps who seek shelter at the poor farm much More might be accomplished. Every night from one to half a dozen Quot hoboes Lodge in the old poor House building. They Are careful to apply too late for any work. They Are furnished with a supper but Many of them sneak away without breakfast when they learn that they will have to work for it. A few of the tramps Are crippled or infirm but a Large majority of them Are Able bodied Young men from eighteen to thirty years old. When they make a mistake and apply too Early in the afternoon few of them will work for their lodging and supper preferring to seek for assistance elsewhere. Superintendent Chesnut strongly advocates some system whereby tramps can be arrested and put to work in a Chain gang in the townships As Well As in the Borough rather than to follow the present system which encourages tramps to come to this part of the country. Job printing the office of the american being furnished with a Large Assor Meh of Job letter and fancy Type and Job material generally the publish it announces to the Public Tyint he is prepared at All times to execute in the neatest Mamer a Job printing fall kinds and de caption. Xxi get our prices before place your orders. J nearing the Century Send. Will Danville citizens celebrate the event a Here is a suggestion. Are Danville citizens going to let the Century end and the new one begin with out any titling Celebration to commemorate the event but eighteen Days remain of the nineteenth Century. Already extensive preparations Are being made in Many cities and towns of the state for celebrations to be held on new y ears eve but nothing has been heard of any such movement in this City. In several places these preparations Are being made under the auspices of certain societies. Is there no organization in Danville that is willing to take the initiatory Steps in this line such a Celebration need not be an expensive one and it seems As if the residents of the City should be willing to contribute sufficient Money to help show the importance of the night that ends what in Many respects has been the most eventful 100 years in the worlds history. Mid Winter parades Are not common but Fortis occasion it ought to be possible to form one for the evening of december 31. It could be composed of the different organizations of the City. Music Ami fire works would naturally be accompaniments for such a feature. Following the Parade a Public meeting or meetings could be held in one or More of the larger churches with appropriate music and addresses try Good speakers. Tile Midnight hour could be marked by a general ringing of Church Bells and shooting of fire works. This is but a suggestion. Actual preparation would show just the Best plan for the event. A Large Celebration will be held in Philadelphia Scranton Wilkes Barre Williamsport Shamokin Shenandoah Mahanoy City Tamaqua Pottsville and other towns Are planning for them. Why not Danville exhibition of gymnasium work. The third entertainment in the tree y. M. O. A. Course attracted a fair sized audience to the Assoc Atica Hall tuts Day evening. The exhibition gymnasium work of or. A. K. Aldinger a class of athletes from the Bloomsburg state Normal school furnished a highly interesting entertainment. The Bloomsburg party drove to Danville Early in the evening in a Back. In addition to or. Aldinger the party consisted of assistant physical director f. E. Hayes and messes. Kilmer Templeton Ryland Funk Dennis Armstrong and Kinney and the misses Bogenrief and Charles Brion the violinist. Bogenrief acted As accompanist. The exhibition class work was preceded by a Short address by or. Aldinger who explained the manner in which gymnasium work is conducted and what Benefit is sought to be derived from it. He explained How Good physical development also assists mental development. Under or. Aldinger a instruction and in time to miss Boge Urieff a music the class was put through a regular Days order of work in the gymnasium. The development of different gets of Muscles was shown by simple muscular movements and then with Indian clubs dumb Bells the a horse a Wand Drill Etc. As the work proceeded or. Aldinger explained what particular set of Muscles was benefited by each movement and also explained How injury is caused by improper methods of exercising. Variety was added to the regular class work by a scientific fencing bout Between messes. Hayes and Dennis andean exhibition in advanced club swinging by messes. Funk and Armstrong. Following the exhibition a reception for the Bloomsburg party was held in the association Parlours and an informal luncheon was served. Ready for the Winter. Meet of the canal boats lied up in Danville for the Winter were shifted around tuesday. Those that Are still in commission were moved into the Middle of the canal ready to Settle into the mud at the Bottom when the water is drained from the big ditch. Several of the Boatmen Are preparing to Winter on the boats. They believe that the canal will be operated again next season. Arguing conspiracy oases James Scarlet Esq., returned from Philadelphia last evening. He was associated with several other prominent attorneys for two Days arguing for the defendants in the celebrated Shamokin conspiracy cases which were being heard in the Superior court. Associated with him were John g. Johnson Esq., and w. W. Kerr Esq., of a Star route Fame both of Philadel. Phia judge Thayer of Canton Ohio and several other attorneys. Registry books Are out. The registry books for the Spring election were yesterday Hung out in front of the polling places in All of the wards of the Borough and townships of the county. These books will be left for examination by the Public until december is and 19. On which Days the registers of tha different districts will sit to record the names of any voters that Are omitted from the lists. A a Destrick Skuley entertainment. The members of the y. M. A. Are planning for an old fashioned a a Destrick Skuley entertainment to be Given in the opera House for the Benefit of the association some time after the holidays. The exact Date has not yet been decided upon. The committee of arrangements consists of s. A. Mccoy a. B. Mccoy Jesse 11. Shannon and w. J. A Rogers. Smallest number of inmates at the poor House for eleven years. Superintendent of the poor farm David Chesnut was sunday afternoon congratulating Mahoning township the Borough of Danville and himself on the fact that the number of inmates at the poor House is the smallest that it has been during the eleven years of his superintendency. Since the death of George a. Grimes last wednesday Only eleven persons have been cared for at Public expense at that institution. The average for the eleven years has been Twenty four. As High As thirty two have been in the poor House at one time. The number of inmates is always much less in the summer than in the Winter but during the summer there has never been less than thirteen to be cared for. Or. Chesnutis felicitations were soon ended How Ever. Less than half an hour after he made the statement sunday afternoon. Mary Kate and Ber Little boy knocked at the Gates of the institution seeking for their regular Winter support at the Public expense. Pony fell from the Stags. While participating in the military Drill in the performance at Milton on tuesday of the ponies inside s show fell from the stage into the orchestra. The musicians were surprised and lost several notes but they were unhurt. The Pony a leg was broken. The leg was set and the Pony was taken along with the show. The poultry buyer or a a huckster is abroad in the land just now in anti Cipa
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