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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - December 31, 1903, Danville, PennsylvaniaHone paper for hie hut l lie circulation of tins paper is increasing rapidly. It Quot ill pay you to advertise in the american. Subscription $1 per year did Sikying ii Jennings Lif i 1st. Job printing the office of the american being furnished with a Large assortment of Job letter and fancy Type and Job material generally the publisher announces to the Public that a is prepared at All times to exp this co i \ try will no Var he entirely tree until it supplies allot its own demands with its own a Ite inthe neatest manner Job printing vol. Is no r>2. Danville. I \\., till Ruday i it let pm Del 31 l�?~k>3. Established in 1855 Offitt Lili .1. A i r 1/ i. I r. M i Mill sr., it. U. Title. I Quot. To Lili finish Lili .1 Limo tai1 111 ii 1.1 1st a a in i r/., m in. A Imus i in a a in a. I is a a a it i lit Sto Imiri Uii i i Nten Iines i h w i it 1.1. Dentist l is my. I. A ill Ali i Aln. Tie i truly a Ltd i Jill Fol Ollil i 111 Lilly la a a i my work. O proved a no a a t he Dilt c. If. A ass he Yoni of s t Dell i a h a it it nil it., Arrul a a no i Alt v i Kruncl Vork Hrish pm. Large Steed Ulii Inifi Man s. Ali Doe. It a Mas. If i new flute Christ Over. Tell a a All wat Ell r Ali o a. T tie a. To til i it Anvi in notably fit a it in revival meetings re i.,k i id to Christ a i i Ali Quot to turn Over the a i lne ill to <1. Set f Lis at the Danville and blooms Huig Street railway Compaq in held a Nieting at Allentown on monday which leaves nothing in doubt As to the future of the Enterprise. The trolley Road will be built Ami what is More it will be completed on or before july let to. This is indeed very goo i news which will he received with enthusiasm not Only by the people of Dan Villi and those who dwell along the proposed line but by the residents of Bloomsburg As Well who Are As desirous As any that a line should he constructed Between that town and Danville. At the meeting held in Allentown monday C. Angle Esq of this City was elected president of the Danville and 1 Bloomsburg Street railway company tor the ensuing year. William Arner of Allentown was chosen Secretary and w. A. Heller of the same place treasurer. The contract for the construction of the Road from Danville to Bloomsbury was awarded to the Standard i a oust auction company of Allentown work to be completed on or before july 1st, 1104. The work will be begun Early in the Spring Aud will lie pushed along very rapidly. W in a a a Umes hit Tiess at d. Ive Tising Calumus for a i Man will now get ready i new Leaf enjoyed a quiet Christmas Irma any untoward incident. There were big dinners galore and happiness n figued supreme for Young and old alike. The Only by t on Christmas is the run of i a Ltd which annually seem to grow in in diet. It is i. Now to prepare for Start Inu i Motil la no ii i ii with u general it lip flu line. I 1 carriers Wear Long Whit a i a hut they get there jul of tl�1 same. I i. Re this to be said ill favor of to Fri u ii helps to keep Money a a ii. Outing Juja. After Diris Mas. A a Lay Are lengthen aug Ann As n i of my a i lie cold is of Reid it lieu ing thu liter earners did their work ind Are Rva its a Whit Well last w i of our Puli it looks ilk Day a t Aste of All Long Foi time. A who said la know what sort going to have rub the dus resolutions. La i an i it r port Terna 1 affairs Brown were killed and 111, ims among the Best nov i. Weather makes us goo i old summer goo Ebosi la in of a Del not we Whitt itt those new yes Vic ret try of in says that 2827 to muted on the enjoyable dance at Blue Springs farm. Miss Sara k. Delong entertained a number of friends at a dance at Blue Springs farm cottage last evening. It was on of the most enjoyable affairs Ever Given in this Section. The Large ballot the cottage was decorated with Holiday greens Aud japanese lanterns. The music was by Wyles orchestra of this City. Those present were or. Aud mrs. L. A. Yeiser miss Mary c. Yorks Samuel a. Yorks Aflex Bockius of Philadelphia Benjamin Thompson and William Robison Pittsburg a Samuel Harman Bloomsburg John Bucher. Abbot Bucher. Lewis Burg or and mrs. F. C. Angle or and mrs. W. E. Gosh or. Aud mrs a h. Woolley miss Nan Brandon miss Helen Deon miss Emeline Gearhart miss Jennie Hancock miss Thompson miss Esther Cottrell miss Etna Gearhart miss Elsie Boyd or. S. Y. Thompson r. R. Diehl Joseph Cottrell Theodore r. Angle f Pur sell Angle Clarence Derr or. I h Jennings Aud or. J. B. Gearhart steam Road in tins or a to during the year covered. The splendid literary and music Al entertainments Given in the various a bundles on Christina were pleasing to the thousands of attendants Aud attests the Talut of the Little people. Buffalo Bill Hris no intention of retiring from the show business and will a Gin a Farewell tour of England in april. Done to imagine that this Winter weather is going to continue Rush the ice Harvest. The colds of lie Winter will now make their appearance wit i confusing frequency. The doctors of Butler have done Noble Servia several Are now very ill either with typhoid fever or overwork in caring f a the fever stricken Bun drops Seldom do.38 the doctor desert his duty. The end of duty to stand by the plague smitten is is Strong opon that profession As upon the Soldier of stand by the Flag when the bullets Fly remember that the new year res Elution that Are kept Are the Only ones that count right. Who give pneumonia weather for the Good old summer time the Goose to no Prophet seems to have come pretty near hitting the Mark Many a Small Hov is firmly convince of just now that Santa Claus Isa mind Reader. The Bloomsburg do a manufacturing co.,Lias just received an order for Ion desks from England. Plenty of ice on the River Ami Ponds should moan cheap ice in this City next summer secure reserved seats for the Village postmaster Quot tonight the week of prayer will be observed in several of our dire hos next week. Is nobody to blame when a Flat car is carelessly loaded with heavy timbers which fall upon the track of an express train is nobody to flame when Cross tip s Are i placed that they May topple off at any Sharp curve and wreck a Pas Euger train Railroad managers will soon learn that excuses of that kind will not do in the face of the terrible accidents of tie last few Days a visit from Frank n. Kramer. Grub in v in a a Ltd a a. A a a a or of Man w. G Kramer accompanied by his Cousin. Will Kramer is a guest at the parental Homo on front Street. Frank spent his boyhood Days at this place and he has Heel having a royally Good time of it during the last couple of a lays comparing notes with his old associates in this City and a South Danville. There Are few Young men who have seen More of the world than or. Kramer. He spent live years in the United states Navy and was Captain of a gun Crew on the petrel in the memorable Battle of Manila Bay. His interesting letters descriptive of that conflict written to his lather Aud printed in these columns will he readily recalled by our readers. Frank at present is with his Uncle 11 l. Kramer and is assist aut manager of the hotel at mud Lavia a Well known health resort near Attica ind. Will c Kramer his Cousin is the Sou of h i. Krauter an is making his first visit to it i the East Sisoe his boyhood Davs. Michael at Howe in s i Miels Canie within an Ace of los ing his Chi sight through the explosion of a cinder tap tuesday Forenoon the a Decd cinder As tapped from the puddle furnaces is caught in a Box like receptacle supported on wheels which As the cinder cools is dumped on Tom ground preparatory to being hauled away. Care has to be taken however that the cinder while hot does not come in Contact with water otherwise an explosion might occur which would jeopardize the employees this is precisely liar happened yesterday or Hurley himself dumped the cinder. The ground must have been Damp even if there was not some water on the spot. Or. Hurley cautioned the employees of the Mill to keep their distance hut he himself a few moments later ventured too near just As an explosion occurred. The melted cinder was shot in several directions one Volley raining Down Over the face Aud hands of the Foreman inflicting painful injuries. It appears that or. Hurley some years ago lost the sight of one of his eyes while the remaining Eye is defective. To Aid his sight he is obliged to Wear glasses of a Peculiar make costly and difficult to obtain. His glasses tuesday were broken to pieces but they saved the sight of his remaining Eye. A portion of tin red hot cinder flew straight for ins eve and striking the spectacles it instantly melt �1 the Glass and the cider Aud the Lens became As it were fused and tints Wen found later among the broken fragments. Or. Hurley was Able to walk to his Home on grand Street but lie in very painfully injured. Or. Thompson w called who at once apply Quot i remedy s to allay the pain. There Are bad Burns pretty nearly All Over tie Many a tace even on tin Back of Bis Lead. Tilt red hot cinder was blown into his Mouth where one of his most painful Burns is found. One of his wrists i it also badly burned. Or. Trio Huspon it is that the injuries Are All of a superficial nature Aud that or Hurley will up Lily recover. A alarm of fire. There was ail alarm of fire last evening which caused some excitement in the first Ward the tire proved to he serious than a Blaze in the Chimney of Elisha Bell s residence. Grand Street. The Washington Hose company responded but their services were not needed As the family with the assistance of neighbors succeeded in Purling the lire out. The Chimney in the same residence took fire a couple of months ago when the House narrowly escaped falling a pry to the flames. Bricklayers make Little Progress. Ali Winter thus far has proven much More severe than expected and during tit last Mouth or so hut Little Progress Lias been made on tin new work at the Hospital for the insane. It was thought that at least our of the buildings would he under roof by the holidays yet the first building which was begun in november has no where near reached that Point bricklayers do not Caro to work during such severe weather As the present. Less than a dozen men were employed yesterday and they made Only five hours. Many Lay it Are wholly lost on account Otth severe cold three held for court. John Morgan Sydney rilly and William Deutinger Weie arraigned before Justice of the peace Oglesby saturday evening to answer tie charge of assault and Battery. Warrants for the arrests had Becu sworn out by s i a a n 1 1 in a a a a the so queue of a sort of an affray which took place in front of tin1 Huston store in christinas Evo in which Trio three defendants and Ila it and Marvin Lowenstein were the Particio auts. Charles Chalfant appeared pm the . District attorney Kisner also was present. Marvin Lowenstein testify d in effect As follows he was pay ing along the pavement in front of Grom Book Stop w in n in was insult d by the throw defendants who follow d him across the Street to the Entrance to Lii Quot fathers store where the alleged assault began. His brother is la Tak ing in tin situation flow to his assistance and in a Short time blows Wio Iai Piug fast and furious. Which did not Ceay a until the cries tor police brought officer Young we n tin three defendants fled. Silas Lowe list a i ii w to was badly injured about the face and had on Eye bandaged also testified at the hearing his evidence confirming that of Marvin lower Stein. Or. E. A. Gurry who had been c alled after tin fracas described the nature of the i n j a i y inflicted upon Silas a a lacerated wound above the left Eye which required three stitches. It was such an injury As might have la a n inflicted by a pair of brass Knuckles although in was not sur that tin Ham it might not have caused it each of tin defendants pleaded not guilty thu a declared that Marvin lower Stein started the quarrel and Tony put up the plea of self defense. The Justice however held each in $200 Hail for his appearance at Youit. My. Ii. I. Sec passes away tin session of Fin school Board Mon Day night was n ail wholly taken up with a spirited discussion of mutter pert lining to san i Tat inn and discipline. It was the Sens in i tin Board that too Many children during the term Are a sent Home Quot for trivial offences or As one director put it Quot the truant officer Drums tin pupils into school and the teachers drum them the discussion grew out of a report of the a a grievance committee Quot which had at least Ono Case on hand that defied adjustment. It was of a sort that turn up nearly every meeting night where the father and Mother to quote the directors Quot do not pull together Ami the Hoy is out of school on the strength of notes furnished by the in lung a it Mother while the father unconscious of the tact takes tin school authorities to task Lor not keep ing his boy in school. These cases generally Lead to unpleasant complications before the truth is found out. Dropping this Case in despair the Board took up the question of discipline. It was the sense of the most of them that teachers Are Apt to it a com too cautious and exacting sending pupils Home for very trifling offences such As the Mere Exchange of a whispered remark. The return to school it was held is often conditioned upon inking an apology which in the Cash of a spirited Pupil is Seldom complied with gracefully if at All and the result May be that the Hoy or girl is kept out of school for a greater or i Quot length of Tini Quot. Losing much valuable i list met Ion. Or. Harpel Ami Xvi a is. Fischer and Green expressed themselves in pointed Ami emphatic terms condemning the practice of obliging the pupils in trifling cases to make apology and insisting that new methods be employed during the remainder of the term advocating As a substitute for sending Home detention after a Hool and the imposing of extra tasks. Borough superintendent Gordy pm Ese n Ted a a port of the investigation made by Tom Board a a health to determine whether there was anything unsanitary about the High school to whih the cases of typhoid of or re. Ported might be attributed. The report showed that the plumbing is All right and everything about the building in a perfectly sanitary condition. Or. Harpel expressed himself at length on Tom subject. When you Coine to investigate he said you find Little or no tank re a f a a 1 customary to condemn the use of a in. He said but they Are not As a Rule Are to preferred to a drinking water from Many other sources. The germs of typhoid lever lie held Are More Likely to Lurk in Lee gathered from the liver and Ponds which Are polluted. It is to this source that a go Al Many a a gets of typhoid few r can i i Many opposing views Wei expressed he the Board Ami the i Russion consumed nearly an hour one or More of the members have been h mutually absent of late the school Law provide that in every Case where a member o absent two nights without a Good excuse his seat May be declared vacant. In order to bring the absentees to time on motion of or or. In the Secretary was instructed to Ltd Addic them notes quoting the Law on the subject. J i following Hills v for payment Milton Bradley co Henry Holt a co Ginn a co. W e. Young Friendship fir co teachers and janitors or. And mrs. B. W Failey of Bly input ii spent Christmas at that Home of John Deutsch. D l amp w. Ave. I. Farley was formerly engine i at the Danville knitting Mills or. And mrs. L. A. Yeiser of Philadelphia Are guests at the Home of mrs a. A. Brandon East Market Street. Or. And mrs George Sonneborn of new York Are guests at tin Home of major Gearhart South Danvila. Fred Gra her of Philadelphia. Spoilt sunday in Danville. Howard Eggleston returned to Buffalo n y., pc Torday after a visit at Bli Eims approve it 111.54 2.3�. It 10.00 it 827 so funeral of w. J. Wilson. The funeral it of w j. Wilson whose death occurred at the Hospital lock Haven sunday night was consigned to the grave Iii Odd Fellows cemetery yesterday afternoon the deceased was a in Ember of the knights of the Rolden Eagle belonging to the Castle at a novo. 11 was buried with full honors of the order the members of Montour Castle no Iii attending the Tum Rabs Oliie thirty Strong the pall bearers Eio in from the older were As follow John Mitchell. Fiam is Hartman. Edward Bell Jacob Herman Harry Aud Henry Dietz. The funeral were conducted by Rev. Or Shind i. Funeral of mrs. Ford. Mrs. Dora Ford w Hose death occurred on Christmas was consigned to the grave monday afternoon. The funeral took place at is. John s German lutheran , Rev. L Wennier officiating. During the Sermon which was in German Tom speaker paid a Beautiful tribute to the life of Ali deceased. Tin Flowers which cat As gifts from individual friends wer very Beautiful. The pall bearers War Joseph Slimmen Clarence von Baoliu. Charles Miller Fred i Emerson Lynn and Charles Geist Moyer m l new years at the y 0. A. The usual preparations Are being mad at the M c. A. For the new years reception on Friday. There will b Lions during the Day Lor members and their friends who Are cordially invited to Call at the building. Rei meats will but set red from to 7 o clock by the Ladi a auxiliary. At 8 of clock Wyles orchestra w ill rend an excellent musical program i s Margaret aim Nuan and mus Kivini i Gearhart will each sing a Solo. The music will be a treat. M d. L staid and honoured citizen of Danville whose three score years and ten were closely identified w Ith the growth and Prosperity of the town thursday in obedience to the final summons had Adieu to tin world around him and passed to a life beyond. Or. Sechler a life was a Busy and a useful of. And its close darkened by Long suffering was marked by fortitude Ami heroism. Death was due to a complication of diseases. The deceased was taken ill in March. 11 02 Aud with the exception of a few Brief intervals to was confined to his bed the Horn of d. A Sanford water Froit a if time until the Day of his demise. It was a fearful siege of trial Aud suffering which has hut few parallels. I endurance and Christian resignation and Asau example of wonderful vitality his Case was alike remarkable. Death can Only he regarded in the Light of a deliverance. M. D. L. Sechler was born on the Sechler Homestead on May 23, 1833. He was the son of Jacob Sechler Ono of the Early residents of Danville Horn 17sh in one of the first three House.-, built on the present Ite of the town and who in 1812 was one of the patriots who hastened of his country Scall and for a time served Asa Soldier against the aggressions of England being stationed at Black Rock on the Erie coast. The deceased was the youngest son of eleven children two Brothers alone surviving Frank Sechler of this City Ami James of Serroque Louisiana. Other sons of the family who in turn have passed away Are Abraham and Samuel of Danville Jacob of Wisconsin Charles East Brady James f., Vincennes ind. And aleut of Kipps run the latter dying less than a year ago. M. D. L. Sechler was a Man of Sterling integrity in nature sympathetic and generous Public spirited and progressive and True to every Trust reposed in him that lie held the Confidence of those around him is attested by the frequency with which he was elected to offi Ltd and called to assist in Public affairs. He was tilling his fourth term As member of the Borough Council when obliged of resign by ill health. Three terms were served Earli or in life Aud the deceased a it member of Council in ih71 gave his vote to establish tin present water . Sechler was also one of the committee of Council sent out to investigate the different systems in Vogue Aud which Holly system which was adopted. Or. Sechler at the time of his death an honorary member of the Washington Hose company was the first chief Engineer of the fire department. He served also a As school director and for twelve years was overseer of the poor of the Danville Aud Mahoning District. For nine a ars he was a member of the state Board of agriculture. A was a member and one of the organizers of the Trinity lutheran Church this City. Or. Sechler resided on the Homestead farm which is in the Borough for Over fifty three years. He later became superintendent of Castle Grove farms holding the position for nine years. The decease is survived by his son and three daughters w. A. Sechler general manager of the Danville stove amp manufacturing company mrs r. Foust Montandon mrs .1 h. Mortimer Williamsport and miss Ida who resides at Home. All that was mortal of the late D. L. Sechler was consigned to the grave in the Kris Opal cemetery tuesday afternoon. The funeral was very largely attended. The services were conducted by the Rev. Harry Curtis a Rubaii Aud the Rev. L. D. Ulrich. Each spoke very beautifully concerning the deceased Quot telling his Many Virtues and dwelling upon the Points wherein his life was an example to others. The pall hearers vere w. G. Bursel Amos vast in. Samuel Mills Hon. Janies Foster James p. Rishel and Charles Baker. A Quartetti consisting of j. W Switz Joseph Ephlis William Rishel and Jacob Aten rendered a couple a if selections very solemn and impressive in effect. Treef. Or. C. C. Shull Burg yesterday. N. /. Butterwick returned from a business trip to Wilk Sharre yesterday. John Hunsicker Ami son John returned to Plymouth yesterday after spending Christmas with i Lativs it Washingtonville. Alfred e. Jacobs of Pittsburg will arrive in this qty today for a visit with Iii parents or. Aud mrs. John Jacobs St Market Street. Bartlett if. Wait left vat Day for Wilk Sharre. Mrs Mary Dren and son Noe 11 of Llari Isburg arrived at this City last evening for a visit at the Home of j. H. Jyoo Side Mowrey Street. Mrs. Thomas Griffiths returned to Shamokin yesterday after a few a lays visit in this City or. .1 s. Prout Aud daughter Violet returned to it it Wiconisco yesterday after a visit at the Home Ltd Thomas Prout fraud it in t. John Bobbin left yesterday for Wilk Shari a miss Stella Saude was a visitor at Berwick yet ten Lay. Or a bibles Frau res returned to of. Carmel Vorster Day after a visit at tie Home of Oscar Eberly Riverside. Mis. Benjamin Fonlk visited in Bloomsburg yesterday the Rev. A. .1 Buck of a arhonda spent yesterday in Danville miss Ella Rosenthal of Bloomsburg visited friends in his City yesterday. Mrs. N r Kline of Hazleton returned Home last evening after a visit at the bom of r v. Ltd w. Raver str r. Morning of or a i if with Friend in Sun Bury. I and mrs. George Ott and daughter Reta left last evening via 1 l. A w r r. For Chattanooga Tiiu. Samuel Lewis representing the Mary Emerson company spent yesterday in this City. Ralph Curry and mrs. Lizzie Fisher returned Loim last evening from a visit to Sunbury. Miss Alio Denneil and mrs William Pease spout yesterday with friends in is amok i n miss Sadie Kemp of new Britain conn., is visiting her Mother mrs. Mary Kemp Pine Street. Clinton major returned to St. Nicholas yesterday after a visit with his family in Riverside. Arthur Hedde is transacted business in blooms Burg yesterday. I s Elizabeth Miles a student at ursinus College Collegeville is visiting her parents or. And mis h a Miles ferry Street Charles Harrow was in Berwick yesterday. Morris Marks was in Bloomsburg yesterday. Miss Margie Cro Miri Derry township i it yesterday fora visit friends in Philadelphia. James Kelly of Soliai Vokin a i Quot a visitor in this City yesterday. The Butler Relief fund now foots up 4m�2.50. Since tie subscriptions were last printed sums have been received As follows at tin Danville National Bank a Danville Lodge of elks. $5 a Ash 2, making a total at that institution of �T�27 at the Peoples Bank Cash $2.50 at first National Bank Henry Snyder Washingtonville,$5 making a total at the latter Hank of a. Burgess Pursel is very anxious that a larger sum should be subscribed. He is desirous of forwarding the Money during the present week. A larger number of persons he thinks should find it within their Means to contribute something to the fund and lie asks that those who feel disposed to subscribe should do so without any delay. The Money to accomplish the most Good should he received when most needed which is just at the present when the terrible disease is raging. To a late tin the Butler Relief committee has received in tin neighbourhood of $45,000,and though it has Leen curtailing expenses in every Way $35.000 additional will undoubtedly be needed before All the stricken families Cau shift for themselves. Superintendent John a. Gibson of the City schools stated that they w ill probably be reopened next monday. Eight teachers Are still ill with the fever. Extra teachers will he hired until these recover. Superintendent Gibson said lie expected to have an attendance the tir t week of about 75 per cent of the enrolment. Mayor Kennedy has ordered the arrest of All who shoot or make noises on new years eve. Of All k kinds and description y a 11 special meeting of Council. There will be a special Neeti Igot the Borough Council on thursday evening tor the purpose of winding up the aft Iii of the past year and for transacting any other Businow that May come up before that body. The object of holding a meeting tor the purpose of transacting Hus in Quot in general of thursday evening is to obviate the necessity of meeting in regular session on Friday evening which will he new years night. The meeting will Convene at 7 30 of clock. Business on hand relating to the dosing year will consist of the paying of Hills and acting upon the annual report of chief of Poi co and tin chief Engineer of the fire depart input. of sunday school. The sunday school of the Mahoning presbyterian Church held its annual meeting at the close of the regular wednesday a a Niue prayer meeting last evening. H. 11 Furman was elected superintendent of the sunday school to sue need ii b. Schultz who declined to serve further. Several additional teachers were Rolio elected. Or. Furman has been a zealous and energetic work in the sunday school tor Many years and carries into i responsible position a vast amount a experience win h must Prodi Iee go Al results Ball and band concert i he Ball to i he held Iii th1 a Rinkoi v tonight by a loess band will he Preed de by a hand concert which will begin at 7 30 of clock tin Dalle will Rui Ismenee at 8 o clock Sharp tie hand will Render the following program Medley selection of Southern arranged by l. Not Quot to. Amazon a run re heed. Kiesler. Selection from tie to Otisie opera when Loh nov a of a marching Home Quot Julian Edwards death of Stephen Prout. Stephnn k. Prout front Street a Well known resident of this City did saturday night after an ill a of less than a Dav the a i was forty Yenis of in. On saturday morning he was in his usual health and spent some time in shovelling Snow. He later Toni claim in lit i us at Quot in Iii eyes and soon be Calm Upahl to so a a even. I i. Came w Orso an d took his bed during tie night to i Awa his hath i afr shut <1 a self winding clock. Our of or. Kemp 8 self winding clocks now decorates tin Southern Wall a it the auditorium of Tom court House. It of the Large office style and seems entirely appropriate in its place. I he time piece was purchased 1 of a Woler lore by the county commissioners Ami was Hung in ii place Vesterdal. Wedding anniversary. Or. And mrs. John a. Fox. Cherry Street entertained at dinner of Christina in Honor of the fifteenth anniversary of their marriage. Those present were Rev and mrs. M l Shoudel Ami daughter Susie or and mrs. Charles Motterud or. And mrs. William w. Fox Susie Motterud and so a John. Mae Aud Rov Fox of this City Arthur Motterud of lock Haven and Gertrude and George Fox of Selins Grove. Don t turn 1 turn it to slav i Lew hat Uli i1 h Nat i White Troko wifi survive. And i or ill in go v Lilg ii Rood the a Ivy in year a death of mrs. Jones. Mary Alice wit of William l joins 201 Cooper Street departed Inis life i tuesday night was 4s years of ago and had been in ill health for some time past the Sun ral will he held on saturday at 10 a in from the family residence in in .111 follow a cemetery entertained of Christmas. Tin following persons were outer tamed by or. Ami mrs. Levi Feu Sicer Luachor. Valley township at dinner on t i 1st Mas Day Albert . Sou Lonas m.,and three daughters Karthel Alice Anil Emma or. Aud mrs. 1 a. I. Davis Aud sons. William and Beaver. Jonas Konster Macher miss Mazie a Fenstermacher Warren s. J Keister Mather miss Regina Snyder i or. And mrs. Darius Newell and a i. Daughter Martha of Learfield county reception at pottsgrove. A reception to or and mrs. Jrees Miles Roh Hins was Piren he mrs. Harriet Roh Hins Mother of the Groom on last Friday a her Home near Potts Grove. About fifty persons were present to enjoy the Happy occasion and to tender to or. And mrs. Robbins their cough it latious upon Liei r marriage and to wish them All Joy in life. And incidentally to Sprinkle Rice upon them a function postponed from the Day before at the marriage through their skill in eluding the assembled guests at tie Bride s Home but entered into with the More zest because of that fact. With her accustomed hospitality mrs Robbins guests who were for 11�e most part the Young friends of iter son Aud Iii wife. The following persons were present or. W. C. Robbins miss Elizabeth Robbins miss May Robbins or. Tolu Anten anti . And mrs. W 11. Diffenderfer or. Herman D. Grove miss sue Grove. Miss rut i Lester miss Sarah , or. Aud mrs. M. H. Lester. Or. And mrs. J. L. . And mrs. Joseph . Raymond Hagenbush or Joseph Kerr or John Ketr or. Aud mrs. A b. . James Curry miss Anna Curry miss Jean Curry miss h. Agues Curry or Robert Mcmahan or. John Mcmahan or. Robert Simington or. A. M. Simington. Or and mrs. Win. Boyer or. Aud mrs. H. J. Lindner. Or. To w. Fores Man misses Sara Aud Anna Foresman or , Murray miss Alice Murray misses Minnie and Jenni Boyer misses Bertha and Jennie Messersmith miss Emma Hague Bush or. W. A Montgomery or r. M. Pursell miss Blanche Pursel i. John Mcwilliams and or. Robert Curry. A first rate plan. A first rate plan for any Man Young or Middle aged who has indoor work professional or clerical Slu deut or whose Mill is Cousta orly exercised at the expense of Iii physical who should have a rest mentally is to begin the new year by joining the M. C. A., and take regular class exercise and Drill in the gymnasium under the Best physical instructors in the country. No Man can stand mental Strain anti nerve Wear Many years Ami remain Well without vigorous physical exercise Aud recreation every Day. And very very few men no matter what gymnastic or Phi Siena culture apparatus ten a May into and install at their Home a ill practice alone every Day any length of time. There is the Lack of association the enthusiasm the vim the encouragement the Lack of instruction As to hie exact needs of the development or exercise most needed in the Home the meeting of acquaintances the democracy the sociability the life and spirit Chango of thought the Active work of Drill the exercises the hath Aud varied amusement s. All Aid to making one forget business and self for tie time and cause the blood to course and bring new life Aud new Hope if any Hoy or Matt will faithfully give an hour a Day or half that time to the v. M. A. Gymnasium or other recreation provided at that institution he will find in the Best and cheapest investment he Ever made new calendars Are going the rounds. One of Man s greatest needs and one of the few things in ibis Lite that Man Dosell t have to buy a Welcome visitor. J. C Rutter of Bloomsburg. Made the news office a pleasant Call yesterday. Or. Rutter recently purchased the daily Ami weekly Sentinel. Changed residence j. B Gleaver Aud family have taken up their residence in the handsome dwelling recently purchased of the .1 it Kimerer estate on if loom Street court convened at 10 o clock tuesday morning president judge r k. Little along with associates or. S. Y. Thompson and Frank g Rlee occupied the Bench. The constables of the county made the returns Louo reporting any instances where the Law was being violated. A. L. He Deus was appointed Foreman of the grand jury which immediately got Down to work. Philip Boyer of Cooper township was appointed tip staff to wait upon the grand jury Aud James Conley of Danville Aud Joseph Swank of Mayberry township were appointed to wait upon the court. Dist it attorney Ralph Kisuer moved that a vol pros he entered in the Case of Commonwealth is. Mary Molinoski Eon tin aed from the last term of court. Mrs. Molinoski who was tried for causing the death of Brake Man Mcelwee in throwing a chunk of Coal from a p. Amp r train last sum Mer was acquitted at last court. She had been also indicted tor larceny and the Case continued involved this charge to justify his motion the District attorney held that having been a solved by the jury when tried for involuntary manslaughter in the Mere fact of taking Coal tier Case was just As excusable under existing Cire to stances As was that of the several others arrested at the same time but in whose cases suit was discontinued at the instance of the prosecution. He asked that a vol. Pros he allowed in the Case of mrs. Molinoski s husband for the same reason. The District attorney stated that the object of the p. Amp k Railroad company was to break up the practice of stealing Coal from now on rather than to prosecute those people who helped themselves to Coal from the cars during the miners strike. The p amp r. Railroad Compau however lie said wishes the fact emphasized that henceforth no clemency will be exercised but that those who trespass upon the company s grounds will be obliged to pay the full penalty. For himself the District. Attorney explained no More Quot scare cases Quot will be tolerated but that when a Case hereafter is brought to court it will stave to go through regardless of the consequences to the defendant. Judge Little decided to allow the vol. Pros both in the Case of mrs. Molinoski one in Bond if spa a Vii tie com see a my. No excuse for stealing Coal. If a person were driven to such an extremity there was less disgrace in asking the poor authorities for assistance than in pilfering Coal. The opening session brought a notable array of Legal Talent into court representing several counties Foremost among the number was congressman Irving p. Wadger of Montgomery county. Others present in addition to the members of the local bar were Hon. W. H. Hackenberg of Milton j. Simpson Kline and Simon p. Wol Vertu jr., of Sunbury Elmer Derr of turbot Vil be w. C. Johnston of Bloomsburg Aud j. L. Howell of Al Media the most of the above attorneys were interested in what or. Sanger in addressing the court described As a very unusual Case that of Levi Smith involving among other tilings a application for trustee. Smith who was present in court is a feeble minded Man residing near Potts town for whom $1000 had been left in Trust by his father. The trustee to whom the Money was committed was a resident of this county but is now deceased and his estate settled up the auditor s report having been confirmed absolutely by our court. Or. Wang or alleges that Justice Lias not been done his client the beneficiary Levi Smith. W. H. Hackenberg j. Simp Sou Kline Aud others were present at court to an it wer the charge. Hon. 11 Hinckley is associated with or. W a Tiger. The first Case disposed of by the grand jury was that of common weal i is. Alice Hickey. The Bill was ignored and the costs placed upon the prosecutor in. Lizzie o brie. Court convened tuesday morning at 9 30 of clock with president judge r. R. Little and associates Thompson and Blee on the Bench. The first ease brought up was that of Commonwealth is Anthony Diehl in which the charge was maintaining a Public nuisance. The defendant is the supervisor of Mahoning township and Iii indictment grew out of his alleged neglect in not keeping the River Road open to travel. James Scarlet counsel for to lie defendant moved to quash the indictment. He based his argument upon the fact that the act of Assembly Calls for two supervisors of Mahoning township whereas the indictment was drawn up against hut Oue. The fact it seems is that of the a two supervisors elected Diehl was the ouly one sworn into office. This fact however did not validate the indict meet to the opinion of tie court and or. Scarlet s motion to quash was sustained the first Case which went to trial was that of Commonwealth is. Rich Aid Mccormick. The charge was As Sault Aud Battery the prosecutor be my Alexander Best the latter Alto was employed about the St. Elmo hotel on the night of november 21st had an encounter with the defendant in Swentek Salley according to i cmdr lined on fourth Page i
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