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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - February 7, 1901, Danville, PennsylvaniaHome paper a for he hone the circulation of this paper is increasing rapidly. It will you to advertise in the american. Subscription $1peryerr do. Irving h. Jennings dentist. Office hours we amps this country will never be entirely free until it supplies All of its own demands wit 11 its own 9 a. In. To n m 1 p. It. To a p. M 101 Mill St., Dan till a. Q Iii . D. 425 Mill St., Danville a. Diseases of the stomach and intestines a specially vol. 46-no g. Danville pa., thursday february 7, 11 01. Established in 1855. Took a dose of Alt Petre Richard Fogles nearly fatal mistake monday. D a. W. P. Axc5lk, dentist office 218 Mill Street. To eth extracted without pain. Crown and Bridge work a specially. Equipped with the latent and most improved instruments and prepared to execute the Moat difficult work. Or. C. H. Reynolds formerly of cataw1ssa. -.d1cn1ib1.- of Floe opposite Boston store Danville a dentistry in All its branches. Charge moderate and All work guaranteed established 1893 More like sinter. The liver men Are Happy. Enjoy the Sleigh ing while it lasts. Very few tramps reach Danville lately this weather checks All building operations the value of the ground hog As a weather Prophet is already apparent. The Riverside social club is in a flourishing condition. Une of the busiest places in Danville is the knitting Mill. The thirty third a dual convention of the state Young menus Christian association will be held at Lancaster pa., february 21-84. The local . A. Will be represented at the convention. The political pot will be boiling hot in this City within the next few Days. Levi Alleger is confined to his Home on Spruce Street with a severe attack of grip. Undertaker George roat is re papering add painting his store room on East Market Street. A party of Twenty ladies from this City enjoyed a Sleigh ride to Sunbury yesterday. Rev. F. S. Vought and wife Are both confined to their Home by an attack of grip. Phoebe Curry the Little daughter of or. And mrs. E. A. Curry who is ill of diphtheria was much better last evening. Tinsmith George w. Hendricks is convalescent after an attack of pneumonia. James Martin has placed a new floor in his grocery store 310 Mill Street. Councilman William Amesbury is confined to his bed by a protracted siege of illness. According to precedent february ought to get to work now on blizzard weather. Grip and pneumonia Hare been reaping an unusual Harvest this season. Keep the sidewalks in Good condition. Don t permit the ice and Snow to endanger the life and limb of pedestrians. Benjamin k. Shoemaker who was granted a wholesale liquor License is stocking up his Tore in the opera House Block. Wanted boy or girls from 13 to 15 years of age. Apply at Danville knitting Mills. Tickets for the a a Destrick Skuley production in the opera House on the 12th of this month should command a ready Sale. John Isenhart is confined to his bed by an attack of rheumatism. William Sechler has resumed his former position As bus Driver on the Mccormick line. A dance under the auspices of Wyles orchestra will be Given in armory Ball on thursday evening february 14th. Done to forget the game of Basket Ball at the armory on Friday night. The Danville reserves will play the Milton y. M. C. A. Team. This will be the first appearance of the Reserve in Danville this season. The fair under the auspices of the Washington Hose company which begins on saturday evening March 2nd, promises to be a big Success. Local stationers Are displaying various kinds of Valentines for St. Valen tines Day which Falls on thursday of next week. J. B. Cleaver of this City has purchased a Fine team of horses for general use. The team a pair of Cleveland bays�?wa9 purchased in Selinsgrove and brought to this City yesterday by or. Cleaver Anil Samuel Mortimer. George a Eifle shipping clerk at the structural tubing works is off duty on account of illness. Fonlk amp co. Have about completed the improvements on their double store and will open the dry goods Willow Ware and Granite Ware department in a few Days. Four new members were admitted to the Peno Locial club at monday nights meeting. The present membership of the club is 92. Wanted to interview sex sol doers and gather statistics. A member of the to. A. K. Or vat in i son preferred. Good and Derma Nen employment. Address to. A. A., no. 344 c St. N. W. Washington. D. C Richard Fogle of Riverside he a very close Call monday As the result of taking Adose of Saltpetre in mistake for Epsom salts. Or. Fogle is Suil ering from an attack of grip. He was considerably worse monday morning and he believed that what he needed was a dose of salts. He retired to bed and requested his wife to prepare the dose. Mrs. Fogle took a Glass Jar from the cupboard and measured out four teaspoonfuls of what she supposed to be salts. Or. Foale swallowed the Dugand was almost instantly seized with violent cramp which increased in severity until the Many a condition became most alarming and it was thought he would die. Or. Sassaman a neighbor ran for or. N m. Smith while his wife remained with mrs. Fogle. Before the doctor arrived the sick Man found some Relief in vomiting. The neighbor woman began to suspect that a mistake might have been made and asked mrs. Fogle if she was certain that she had Given her husband salts. She was quite sure she said but proceeded to investigate when to her horror she discovered that she had used the wrong Jar one containing Salt Petre. A dose of Saltpetre is most distressing in its effects and in cases where not fatal the patient is often an invalid or wreck for life. Or. Fogles vomiting together with timely help probably saved Bis life. As it was he was a very sick Man monday afternoon. Or. And mrs. Fogle buried a child last week that i d of Membranous croup. A Short session of Council All business was transacted with dispatch. New boilers in operation. The new two Hundred and Tiftz horse Power Babcock and Wilcox boiler installed at the water works were fired wednesday the floor of the Annex has been concreted and the ceiling lined with hard Wood Board. As soon As the new boiler is brought into service the plasterers and painters will begin work on the new portion. As soon As the old boilers can be dispensed with they will receive a general overhauling so As to be ready for use in any emergency that May occur. They will be thoroughly cleaned and the Brick work in front rebuilt. The Wall in the rear of the boiler room which shows signs of giving Way will be strengthened or if necessary re Council met in regular session Friday evening with the following members present president Kemmer councilmen v a Tine Sechler Deutsch Fetterman Jones Goldsmith Brandt and Lauer. On motion of or. Goldsmith the matter of printing the Borough statement was left in the hands of the printing committee with the understanding that the Cost of printing is not to exceed the Price paid last year. Or. Waite chief of the fire department appeared before Council asking that 4 joints of stove pipe a Elbow,1 Zinc stove mat and a sprinkling can be purchased for the Washington fire company. On motion the matter was placed in the hands of the fire committee. On motion the Secretary was instructed to draw up new leases for the present tenants in the City Hall the Odd Fellows association George e. Roat and Frank Schram rent to be the same As last year. On motion Secretary Mccoy was instructed to Purchase a copy of the new directory of Montour and Columbia counties. The following Bills were ordered paid Borough department. Regular employes.$82.50 Standard electric Light co 46840 Street work. 10.38 a. C. Amesbury. 9.60 Standard Gas co. 4.20 Geo. Hanford. 3.75 water department. Regular employees. $137.00 s. A. Mccoy. 20.00 11. G. Mourer. 9 90 Edward Wertman. 1.40 a. C. Amesbury. 129.80 Atlantic refining co. 4.38 s. Mills. 4.50 Geo. F. Reifsnyder. 52.14 Keystone mtg. Co. 5.53 Hoover Bros. 17.00 Standard Gas co. 7.00 h. K. Moore. 13.24 h. M. Schoch. 3.45 tonal paragraphs. Brief mention of the doings of your friends and acquaintances. Built. Dangerous pavements. Many pavements throughout the City just now Are in a dangerous condition. There Are a number of places where the water from the melting Snow comedown from rain spouts and is allowed to flow Over the pavements and freeze. The water from these spouts during freezing weather should be kept from the pavements hut if this is found to he impossible the owners should scatter Coal ashes Over the ice which would make walking much safer and probably save some person from being badly Hurt. Burning of old Bonds. Though the weather was quite Winter like Friday night and it was necessary to keep the tires Well stirred up Council chamber was an exceptionally warm spot for some time after the adjournment of the re Guiar meeting. The burning of a great pile of Borough Bonds caused a Quick hot fire. The reduction of interest from four to three per cent on thee tire Issue of water and Borough Bonds necessitated a re Issue of Bonds and the destroying of the old ones. The water Bonds were originally issued july 1, 1872. On january 1, 1883, they were called in and a re Issue mate. These Bonds represent a value of $81,800. A but $200 Worth were in Friday eve. The Borough Bonds were originally issued May 1, 1874. And re issued on november 1, 1882. These Bonds represent $12,900 and this amount was All in but $1100 Friday evening. Approaching a finish. The work of dismantling the Bessemer steel Plant will probably wind up next week. The machinery and All the appurtenances of the Plant have now been removed with exception of the largest of the two blowing engines which is about half torn Down and placed on the c irs. Titis engine was the last piece of machinery installed in the Plant. It was scarcely More than placed in posit 1 Ion when the Plant shut Down and never was used. Entertained at Edmondson s. A Jolly sled Load of Milton people i was entertained at the Home of George d. Edmondson East Market Street tuesday night. The following were in the party or. Ami mrs. Will. Blecher or. And mrs. Batdorf or. And mrs. Fordsman or. And mrs. Khoan or. And mrs. Gouger mrs w. Blecher and daughter Minnie mrs. Lina Koch mrs. Mensch miss Myrtle Gibson and mrs. Sue Beny the la iter of new York. Fractured her wrist. Miss Henrietta maus residing on the Mooresburg Road just beyond maus Dale a Day or so ago while walking Between the House and barn tripped Over a Stone Ami fell fracturing her right wrist. Or. Kimerer i attending her. Milton is. Danville. The Danville reserves will play the Milton y. M. C. A. Basket Hall team at armory Hall on Friday even no feb. 8. This will be the first appearance of the reserves this season. Its effect. Public opinion seems to indicate that the escape of Boyd Wintersteen from the Hangman a noose May have rested on the mind of the Assas in of Thomas Mchenry that he might he fortunate enough to escape in a similar manner a Bloomsburg daily. In a new Field. W. S. Andress formerly Mill manager at the Reading Iron Cir a has accepted a responsible position with the consolidated Lake Superior company at Sault Ste. Marie. Teaching school. Morgan Pegg a High school graduate class of 1900, is teaching the Public school on Sidler Hill. He succeeds miss Bondman who resigned last month. In his new position. Frank Straub formerly druggist at lore a pharmacy assumed his new Posi Tion As druggist at the state Hospital Friday. High school students debate on the closing of West Point Academy. An interesting program was rendered at the regular meeting of the Garfield literary society of the High school held Friday afternoon. It follows vocal Solo miss Marion Jones. A Domestic current events a miss Harman. Composition a Queen Victoria a miss Roberta. Declamation a sacredness of work a or. Brow. Piano Solo miss Harter. Following the program an interesting debate was held on the question a resolved that in View of the present condition the West Point military Academy should be the affirmative debaters were miss Rote or. Mccaffrey and or. Metier. The negative Side was favored by miss Kiffel or. Diseroad and miss Woodside. The judges messes. Corman and Gaskins and miss Argrave decided in favor of the affirmative. The following officers were elected president miss Argrave vice president or. Gaskins Secretary or. Mcclure assistant Secretary or. Dougherty chorister miss Rote treasurer or. Gross assistant chorister miss Foulke marshal or. Hart assistant marshal or. Metier attorney or. Maiers reporter or. Geise. Only four left. Since the removal of Wintersteen and Burk there is not much interest shown in affairs about the county jail. There Are however four prisoners left. Ben Jamie sever col held for larceny whose Case was not called last court is one. He will have to remain in prison until March term. Clyde Keefer Charles fillinger and Edward Burke convicted of stealing a stove from the episcopal cemetery Are doing time. Keefer who received a sentence of one month has Only a few Days More to serve. Bulk and fillinger who Are in for four months will hear the Robins sing be re they Are released. Well known in Danville. Thomas Mchenry the victim of the mysterious shooting near Rohrsburg sunday morning was Well known by several persons in this City among them attorney Ralph Kisner whose Home is Only a few Miles Distant from the scene of the tragedy. All agree that the deceased was most highly esteemed although he had some enemies. It is rumoured that the dead Man s family w ill offer a Reward of $1.u0u for the arrest Aud conviction of the murderer. Mrs. E. F. Jackson mrs. North and mrs. Watts of Berwick were guests yesterday of mrs. A. Ii. Woolley. G. P. Furman of Bloomsburg transacted business in this City yesterday. C. A. Wagner of Ottawa was in town yesterday. J. W. Mausteller of Bloomsburg was in Danville a few hours yesterday. Benj min Diefenbacher and j. H. Leidy of Washingtonville circulated in town yesterday. Or. And mrs. Charles Watson left for Hazleton yesterday where they Are guests of or. And mrs. J. R. Sharpless. Or. And mrs. George a. Stock visited friends in Sunbury yesterday. L. V. Cooper of Washingtonville left yesterday for a trip to Washington i. C. Miss Bessie Courson of Washingtonville called on friends in Sunbury yesterday. Edward Wolfe of pottsgrove visited relatives in town yesterday. Arthur Peters transacted business in Plymouth yesterday. Or. And mrs. Simon Hoffman enjoyed a Sleigh ride to Jerseytown yesterday. Miss Lucy peter9 returned from a visit in Allentown yesterday. Or. And mrs. Levi Reger of Philadelphia Are guests at the Home of c. W. Zaner Church Street. Rev. And mrs. J. W. Dowd of Wilkes Barre visited friends at the state Hospital yesterday. Mrs. R. H. Curtis is visiting friends in it. Carmel. Or. And mrs. L. W. Welliver of Exchange were guest9, sunday at the Home of Charlesh Ammerman South Danville. Miss Anna Kester of Sunbury spent sunday with South Danville friends. Frank and Landis Deisher of Boyer town Berks county were guests sunday at the Home of h. M. Trumbower East Market Street. Miss Gertrude Russell of Lewisburg is visiting mrs. Joseph Kea Rick on lower Mulberry Street. Robert hard an of Scranton is a guest at the Home of d. C. Jones lower Mulberry Street. Or. And mrs. Alfred Everett of Bloomsburg enjoyed a Sleigh ride to this City saturday. Miss Clara Smith spent sunday with friends in Williamsport. G. Ii. Everhard of Wilk Sharre and miss Margaret Laubach of Bloomsburg were the guests of miss Martha Woods lower Mulberry Strett sunday. Morris Ellenbogen of Wilkes Barre spent sunday at the Home of his Mother mrs. Moses Ellenbogen lower Mulberry Street. Or. And mrs. William t. Dyer of pottsgrove were guests sunday at the Home of William Amesbury Bloom Street. Miss Annie Lovett spent sunday with relatives in Lewisburg. Or. And mrs. W. W. Gulick of South Danville returned from a trip to Philadelphia on saturday evening. Or. And mrs. Edward y. Seidel Ami Little son and or. And mrs. Charles i. Bausch of this City enjoyed a Sleigh ride to lim Stoneville sunday where they were entertained at the Home of d. F. Gouger. John Bachinger of Plymouth is visiting his parents on upper Mulberry Street. Mrs. Annie Biddle is visiting her son Percy in Adamsburg Snyder county. Miss Bessie Evans of Watsontown is visiting relatives in this City. George Stahlnecker and family left tuesday for Johnstown where they will reside. Or. Stahlnecker who was the night superintendent at the Bessemer has accepted a position with the Cambria Iron and steel co. Miss Jennie Williams of Williamsport is visiting friends in this City. Or. And mrs. S. A. Mccoy left yesterday for a trip to Philadelphia. Henry Billmeyer of pottsgrove was in town yesterday. Mrs. John Jacobs and mrs. George Jacobs visited friends in Sunbury yesterday. William Coleman of Washingtonville left yesterday for a visit in Baltimore my. Or. W. R. Paules left yesterday for Philadelphia. Miss Chrissit wands visited friends in Sunbury yesterday. Warren w. Welliver was in Bloomsburg yesterday. Rev. R. W. Mot Tern left yesterday for Salona after a visit with his parents or. And mrs. Samuel Motterud on Cedar Street. W. J. Maxwell of the Sipe dog Aud Pony circus spent a few hours in this City last evening. Carbon Seebold of Sunbury transacted business in Danville last evening. Mrs. P. M. Kerns returned last evening from a visit in Philadelphia. Mrs. Jesse Beaver visited friends in Sunbury yesterday. Calvin Shultz and family West Hemlock township drove up to Bloomsburg yesterday where they were entertained by the misses Sidler Centre Street. Collar Bone John Lehman thrown from the brewery Wagon struck by a Beer Keg. John Lehman who drives the polish lithuanian brewery Wagon is confined to his Home on Sidler Hill As the result of a Accident. He was returning from a trip to Grovania on Friday afternoon when at a Point about Midway he met a heavily loaded sled. The Roadway at that Point is narrow and in turning out the wheels on one Side lid Down into a deep Gutter which nearly upset the Wagon. The Driver who occupied the High seat in front was unprepared for the sudden lurch and was thrown from his Perch. He fell to the ground followed by an empty Beer Keg from the top of the Load which struck him on the right shoulder. Lie was badly injured by the blow and suffered intense pain. The occupants of the sled rendered him what assistance they could after which he managed to drive Hack to the brewery. He proceeded at once to his Home where he was Given surgical attention by or. Paules. The Clavicle or shoulder Blade on the right Side was found to be broken. Or. Lehman will be incapacitated of a or work for some tin e. Two alarms of fire. The first Ward was the scene of two Small fires yesterday. The first Blaze occurred about 7 of clock in the morning in the rear of the Friendship engine House and was started among some shavings which had been deposited on the Ash pile where they came in Contact with some live coals. It was easily extinguished by a couple of buckets of water. The Blaze was in close proximity to the fire company s new stable and but for its timely discovery would no doubt have communicated to that building. The second fire which occurred about one of clock in the afternoon was in a Coal House belonging to the Voris property Church Street occupied by Evan Jones. It was started by some hot coals among a bucketful of ashes thrown on the Ash pile which touched the building. The lire Bells were rung and both the Friendship and Washington fire companies responded but the Blaze was extinguished before their arrival. Our town has enjoyed an immunity from fires during the last couple of months. The two alarms yesterday however serves to remind us that danger is always present. It is worthy of note too that in each instance the fire owed its origin to burning coals deposited with the ashes. Care should be taken that none hut dead coals Are thrown out especially when the Ash Heap contains other Ign Tihle matter or is piled against a Fence or a building which in nine times out of ten is the Case. A a at William Pensyl a big Tannery burned to the ground. Is the Little Hamlet of Elysburg Early sunday morning was the scene of one of the most destructive fires that Ever visit Eil that Section. The Tannery of William Pensyl along established and nourishing Industry was entirely destroyed. The Plant w As composed of two adjoining buildings one of Brick Ami the other of Frame each forty by about eighty feet and two stories High. The fire was discovered about 5 of clock. The greater part of the Tauney was then a Seething mass of flames. It was impossible to save any of the contents. Every part of the building was filled with a dense volume of smoke which threatened to suffocate any one who dared to enter. The entire Village was aroused and in a few minutes a Hundred or More persons were on the spot. These at once Bent their energies to saving the surrounding buildings several of which including a barn were in dangerous proximity to the burning Tannery. The Snow however was a Good Protection to the roofs As Well As other exposed spots about the buildings where the fire was Likely to take hold. Where Snow had blown from the roofs water was applied by a bucket brigade. Thus the fire was confined to the Tannery. The building burned for six hours. In this time Many thousand dollars Worth of property consisting of hides in process of tanning or finished product in the form of leather went up in smoke. The entire loss including the building May approximate $15,000. It is said that there was no insurance on either the Tannery or its contents. The origin of the fire is attributed to a stove which became overheated during the night. A portion of the Plant was burned Down thirty years ago and it was to replace the part destroyed that the Brick pot Tion of the Tannery was erected. It is thought or. Pensyl will not re build. Thomas Mchenry of Rohrsburg. Shot Down at Midnight. The Community about Rohrsburg Columbia county sunday morning was the scene of a cold blooded murder. Thomas Mchenry a Farmer residing a mile from the Village on the Bloomsburg Road be tween 12 and i of clock heard a noise in his barn which he attributed to a sick horse. He started out to look after the animal and was within Twenty five feet of the barn when lie was shot Down. He lived an hour after the shot and was Able to explain How it occurred. He had just passed around the Corner of the Corn crib when he was confronted by a Musket protruding from a door of the barn and at the same instant the shot was fired. The murderer was entirely concealed win Hin the barn and easily made his escape. The victim was 38 years of age and is survived by a wife Aud six children. So far As known he had no enemies and a veil of deep mystery a shrouds the j whole affair. A detective will be employed to run Down the murderer if a possible. The late Thomas Mchenry who met his death at the hands of an Assassin sunday morning was buried yesterday. The funeral was one of the largest Ever seen in that Section. The services were conducted in the Christian Church at Rohrsburg of which the deceased was an Active member at 10 30 of clock in the Forenoon. Rev. S. A. Creveling officiated. The Assassin has not yet been apprehended although it is said suspicion i Points to at least one person. Now that the funeral is Over it is thought that Active measures will be taken to bring the i murderer to Justice. The Central Pennsylvania conference will meet in Chambersburg. The Central Pennsylvania methodist episcopal conference will meet in annual session in Chambersburg on wednesday March 27th. And continue in session for one week. The Central Pennsylvania conference is one of the largest in the connection having 62,878 full members and 5,803 probationers. There Are 248 pastoral charges but Many of these Are circuits with from two to five preaching places. In addition to those in Active service there Are a goodly number of Veteran preachers who have retired from Active service but who always come to conference. Besides these there will be the Young candidates for admission to the ministry and also the secretaries of the missionary and other benevolent societies. Chambersburg gave delightful entertainment to this religions body in 1873 and 1883. And although it has grown to be much larger than it was at that time it is confidently expected that it again will be equally Well cared for. With the superannuated and supernumerary is the Young candidates for admission and the official representatives of the Church and benevolent societies. There will be almost if not quite three Hundred whose entertainment must he provided for he saw his Shadow. February 2, candlemas Day More commonly known As a a Grousl hog Day a was fair the Sun shining with warmth and brilliancy. The ground hog if tradition is to be relied on upon awaking from is Habernal slumber came Forth and saw his Shadow. Accordingly we May expect six weeks More of cold weather before Winter Breaks up. As Mill manager. Elmer Himes during the past ten years Mill superintendent at the works of the North Branch steel company this City has accepted the position of Mill manager at the Reading Iron works. He entered upon his duties monday. Music by Telephone. A widely scattered audience was that which listened to a rehearsal of the Penn social club orchestra held in their rooms in the opera House Block on sunday afternoon. Many people in Many towns heard the Sweet strains. Bloomsburg Grovania Washingtonville Shamokin South Danville and this City being connected by Telephone. Death of mrs. Moyer. Mrs. Martha m. Moyer wife of William s. Moyer one of leading citizens died yesterday morning aged 55 years her death resulting from a stroke of paralysis. Or. Moyer is a director of the Montour and Columbia Telephone company and is Well known in this City. Invited guests royally entertained at the Heddens House. Philip s. Moser landlord of the Heddens Honse who intends leaving Danville the coming Spring yesterday gave a Tine Turkey dinner at which the invited guests were a Large number of relatives and others Oil his list of personal friends residing in Danville Washingtonville and at other Points in the county. The old hostelry rang with merriment for several hours during midday while the dinner went on record As one of the most sumptuous that was Ever served on the premises. Those present were or. And mrs. Perry Mourer or. And mrs. G. A. Vognetz of Strawberry Ridge or. And mrs. William Boyer and or. And mrs. Richard Moser of Mooresburg or. And mrs. Amandos Heddens or. And mrs. George Moser or. And mrs. Fred Moser or. And mrs. Frank Cotner or. And mrs. Peter Dietrich or. And mrs. Anderson Vought or. And mrs. George Cotner. Or. And mrs. G. W. Oyster or. And mrs. Henry Moser or. And mrs. Wellington Moser mrs. Henry Moser l. V. Cooper Aud John Moser of Washingtonville or. And mrs. John Ashenfelder. Of Ottawa or. And mrs. Lurie eco can and col. C. W. Eckian of Howellville j. C. Campbell j. B. Deen. Elias Lyon Elias Maier John Sissman or. And mrs. Albert Kemmer and or. And mrs j. C. Mincemoyer. On april first or. Moser will take charge of th3 Union hotel at new Columbia. J. C. Heddens proprietor of the Heddens House will assume charge of that hostelry himself. A Fine lecture. A Good sized audience attended the lecture of Rev. Thornton a. Mills in y. . Ball tuesday night was repaid by hearing a most excellent discourse sound and practical in its views of life and abounding in Good advice. Rev. Mills is a speaker of striking personality fluent and pleasing in manner. Life Isa race he said and the object of every Man should be to win. No one need fail. He cited the examples of Vanderbilt Lincoln Livingstone and others to show that a Man no matter what obstacles interpose can be just what he makes up his mind to be. Have a definite aim in life do one thing do it Well with a determination to succeed. Some men think that one deviation from the path of virtue does no to count. The first Glass of Beer May seem harmless in itself hut the poor inebriated would not have died a drunkard if he had not taken the first Glass. So with other excesses. It was the first evil thought entertained the first indulgence. Seek to know what god has designed you for and press Forward to win the prize. We regret that want of space prevents us from giving More than a Brief outline of Rev. Mill s remarks. Extempore debate. Thirty five pupils of the High school attended the regular meeting of the extempore debating club Friday evening. Howard Lunger was chairman and Blaine James Secretary. Misses Florence Voris Blanche Kiffel and Luella Werkheiser acted As judges. The question was a resolved that there should be educational and proper qualifications for the affirmative was championed by Walter Payne Clarence Derr Arthur Campbell John Magill William Watkin and Charles Mortimer. Joy Brader William Bailey Benjamin Diseroad Charles Hart Joseph Divel Aud Randall Jacobs took the negative. The ques Ion was deftly handled by both sides and made an interesting debate. The judges decided in favor of the negative. Purchased a news stand. S. Ross Millhouse Lias purchased the Post office news stand from g. W. Beal. The Sale was consummated this afternoon and the new proprietor will take immediate occupancy. The news stand is one of the oldest in the City of Ithaca. It has been established 25 , n. Y. Daily news. Or. Millhouse was born and raised in Danville and is a son in Law of or. And mrs. George w. Miles East Market Street. Y. M. J. A. Star course. Persons holding course tickets for the y. M. C. A. Star course of entertainments Are reminded of the change in the Date of entertainment. Instead of the lecture by Hon. James m. Beck on Friday evening feb. 8th, the Date has been changed to wednesday evening feb. 13 a after prayer meeting when Rev. Robert Mcintyre of Chicago will deliver his famous lecture on a buttoned up or. Mcintyre is one of the most popular lecturers on the american platform and will please his hearers. Sudden death. Mrs. Reuben Lobach of West Hemlock township who had been spending some time at the Home of her son in Law William Lormor Railroad Street died very suddenly about 10 of clock tuesday morning. The deceased had been in poor health for some years past. She was however As Well As usual yesterday morning and was moving around with the rest of the family when she sustained a stroke of paralysis dying instantly. The deceased was 65 years of age. A husband and seven grown up children survive her mrs. Mary c. Lormor mrs. Florence Hartman mrs. Ida l. Renner misses Mel Sou Ami Cora Lobach and Harvey and William Lobach. The funeral will be held thursday leaving the residence of William Lormor 539 Railroad Street at s a. M. And proceeding to Straw Berry Ridge cemetery. Fire at Bloomsburg. The grocery store at no. 46 East second Street Bloomsburg belonging to our townsman j. F. Tooley was gutted by fire about two of clock tuesday morning. The tire originated in Andersons confectionery which occupied the same building and was separated from the grocery by a wooden partition. The frames had gained considerable headway when discovered but by dint of hard work on the part of Bloomsburg firemen the fire was not permitted to spread beyond or. Andersons Side. Or. Tooley a entire Stock is a loss. The heat played havoc with the canned goods while the smoke and water accomplished the rest rendering the entire Stock of goods unfit for use. Or. Tooley had his store partially insured. He estimates his actual loss at some $600. Are enjoying Good health. Samuel Waite Laurel Street yesterday received a letter from his son Samuel r., w to is serving in co. A 9th regiment u. S. Infantry in Pekin China. In his letter or. Waite Speaks of the general Good health of the entire command but complains of the extreme cold weather they Are having. His enlistment will expire next August after which he expects to return to Danville. A 1901 bicycle. M. Ii. Schram has a new Model 1901 Cha inless Columbia bicycle on exhibition at his Cigar store. The wheel is built with the finest materials and has a new coaster Brake attachment. Job printing the office of the american of erg furnished with a Large assortment of Job letter and fancy Type and Job material generally the published announces to the Public that he in prepared at All times to execute in the neatest manner Job printing Pfaff kinds and description. Jigget our prices before place your orders. My ranks third Turbotville Relief committee makes its report. Tie plucky Little Borough of Turbotville which last summer was swept by fire Ami nearly one third fits buildings destroyed is already arising from its ashes. Several houses Are in course of erection and at least three Are approaching completion. A Large number of those who lost their Homes Are planning to rebuild next Spring but another year will probably elapse before the Burnt District will be built up. The report of the Relief committee w hich was made Public yesterday shows that the sum of $2303.22 was received in response to the Appeal for help. The amount was distributed among twelve needy families and individuals in proportion to the estimated loss each sustained. In addition to the Money there was an abundance of clothing provisions received and distributed by an auxiliary committee composed of nine ladies and three ministers of the town. At a recent meeting in View of the generous response from neighbouring towns the Relief committee adopted the following Resolution that our grateful feelings be and hereby Are expressed for the disinterested labor of love Given us by the burgesses of the several towns in heeding our Appeal by the papers in publishing the same and by the solicitors and for the substantial assistance Given us in our efforts to care for the needy and to relieve the distressed. The different towns contributing to the Relief with the sums donated by each Are Given below. It will be observed that Danville ranks third in the list. 498.00 Milton. 491.76 Danville. 361.78 Muncy. 50.00 Hughesville. 69.50 Mcewensville. 30.00 Mifflinburg. 57.55 Pomona Grange no. 31. 24.00 turbot Grange. 15.86 Lewisburg. 7.05 Vvs Watsontown. 172.36 Turbotville and other places and individuals. 519.36 death of Benjamin Meyers. Word was received in this City Friday of the death of Benjamin Meyers which occurred in the jewish Hospital Philadelphia sometime during the morning. He had been ill for nearly a rear and was taken to the jewish Hospital from the Mary Packer Hospital Sunbury in december. Or. Meyers was born in Baden Germany in 1849. He came to this City w Hen quite Young and for Many years was in the wholesale shirt and Overall business. He is survived by a wife three daughters Bertha Ella and Gertrude and one son Jacob All residing in Danville. Republican plenary. The Republican primary election of Gearhart township was held at the Susquehanna hotel South Danville. Friday morning at ten o clock. E. A. Young was chairman and c Morrall Secretary. I he following nominations were made for school directors Lafayette Sechler Ami Samuel Gulick judge of election w. R. Clark assessor h. L. Dewitt inspector of election s. D. Wiand overseer of the poor Harrison Kase supervisor j. R. Schafer Justice of the peace e. W. Young auditor or n. M. Smith. Pleasantly entertained. Or. And mrs. Grier Meyerson tuesday evening entertained a merry party at their Home no 10 Montour Row in Honor of their son Edwards eighth birthday. Those present were Nellie Miller Ella Meyers Annie and Maggie Payne Marne Julia and Josie Dougan aggie and Ella Leamey Edna Newberry Mabel Ammerman Margaret and Kate it Eilly Irene Katie and Bertha Davis Anna Brown Elsie and Alice Meyers Esther and Mabel Jones Harold Reilly Grier Frank Joseph and Eddie Meyers Daniel Dougan Frank Grimes Frank Keiner Frank and Vincent Payne Arthur Reedy Robert Law John gip ple Earl and Willie Ammerman Harry Meyers Thomas Davis mrs. Frank Meyers sr., mrs. Anna Gippie. Refreshments were served during the evening. Gun Lonb organized. The Black powder Eagle Eye gun club of East Danville has organized with the following officers president s. B. Kocher Secretary Joseph Baylor Captain Edward Rudy. The new club will hold weekly shoots on its grounds East Danville. A Chal Lenge will be extended to the Danville gun and Rifle club in the near future. Seats on Sale. Reserved seat Board of Tho a a Destrick Skuley a wiil be opened at Grones Book store thursday morning february 7th, at 8 of clock. Tickets can be had Atys. M. C. A.,Grone s Book store a. H. Am Merman a insurance office at c. C. Ritter a East Market Street and the store of Abram Lakue East front Street. Black Christian. Ser a w. Black and miss Martha a. Christian both of near Danville were married on thursday evening at the Shiloh reformed parsonage by the Rev. George e. Limbert. The weather at present is seasonable and will no doubt Check the spread of

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