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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - February 14, 1901, Danville, PennsylvaniaHome paper for tie Home the circulation this paper is increasing rapidly. It will you to advertise in the american. Subscript loft $1pek Velh . Irving h. Jennings dentist. Office hour 9 a. M. Lovi m 10i Mill St., 1 p. M. To i p. M. Danville a. Q Shultz m. D. 425 Mill St., Danville a. Diseases the stomach and intestines a specially Jtj. N. Angle dentists office 218 Mill Street. Teeth kit rusted without Antn. Crown anti Bridge work a specially. Equipped with the latent and most improved instruments and prepared Ioc font the most difficult work. Or. C. H. Reynolds formerly Catawissa. Denisi. Of Floe opposite Boston 8tore, Danville a dentistry in All its branches. Charge moderate and a work guaranteed established 1892 if to this country will never be entirely free until it supplies All its own demands wit ii its own vol. 4g--no 7 Danville l�?Ta., thursday feuj5ua1sy 14, idol established to 1855. Job printing the Ceol the american erg furnished with a Large Assort in Job letter and fancy t be and Job material generally the in Ublish i announces to the Public that lie is prepared at All times to execute in the neatest manner Job printing fall kinds and Descry tin. Jutt get our i ices before place your orders. Rev. Mcintyre s excellent lecture last evening. St. Valentines Day. Mrs. Elias Lyon is ill grip. The father his country comes next. King Winter seems to he getting a firmer grip. The new residence f. W. Howe East Market Street is under roof. It will be ready for occupancy by Spring. The tramps Are making Hazleton their Headquarters at present. Mrs. George Reifsnyder is recovering from a serious attack grip. A number members Washington Camp p. O. 8. A. Of this City will drive to Bloomsburg this evening where they will be entertained by the Lodge that place. The members the senior class the High school Are looking Forward to commencement exercises. In Many parts the town the coasting is reported to be Fine and it done to take very Long for the younger generation to find it out. Mrs. Hugh purse Mowrey Street is seriously ill. No doubt Danville will soon hear the trolley Gong. The festive a weighing party now startles the Midnight stillness. Lincoln Day was not observed by the Danville schools. Justice the peace j. Bare is confined to his Home by illness. The candidates in the several wards this City Are bustling this week. Pennsylvania will again have the place Honor in the inaugural Parade. The state guard will have the right line in the military organization a fitting tribute to one the Best drilled and most imposing bodies citizen soldiery in the Union. C Omi any f will hold a Ball in the armory saturday evening. Metherell a orchestra will furnish the music. An orchestra six pieces Umler the direction j. Bigler Deen has been engaged to play for the Germania Verein Hail to he Given in the armory monday evening february 18. The matrimonial Market seems to be at a Low ebb in Danville and Vicinity. It is just possible that All the eligible Young men and women Are waiting until the a roses Bloom while in Washington d. A during the inaugural exercises the fourth eighth ninth twelfth and thirteenth regiments n. G. P., composing the third brigade will be quartered in the corridors the state War and Navy department buildings. The Kev. George h. Johnson pastor the Elysburg presbyterian Church has received a Call to the Centennial presbyterian Church at Jeffersonville Bucks county. Kev. Johnson has Many friends in this City. He has been in charge the Elysburg Charch for five years. Colonel c. M. Clement Sunbury commander the twelfth regiment will deliver the memorial Day oration at Allentown. Colonel Clement is an Able orator. He is a native new Jersey and has been connected with the Pennsylvania National guard since 1877, he Rose from the ranks private by Way a captaincy and Mayo ship to the position colonel the twelfth regiment. Forty four Days the present year have passer. Lorraine Hollis and her excl ent company at the opera House to night. The prices for the Lorraine Hollis entertainments at the opera House will he gallery 20 cents dress Circle Anil parquet 3.5 cents. Reserved seals 95 cells. A Danville physics an slated yesterday that the Cohl spell the past few Days is had the t elect dispelling much the grip and making the general conditions More healthful. Captain Oscar Ephlam is lying seriously ill at his Home East front and Cedar streets. That a it is an ill wind that blows nobody any Good has again been illustrated in the recent Falls Snow. While those who Are obliged to tramp through remove it Are not particularly delighted wi1�?T Baa brought Money and livery stable keepers and mrie tors. The lecture Kev. Or. Robert Mcintyre in the opera House last night the subject Quot buttoned up has gone record As one the finest Ever heard in this City. The audience was a Good sized one intelligent and appreciative made up the class that usually patronize the Star course. The object . Mcintyre a lecture was to score the follies the Day. It was a subject that enabled him to bring into Piny with Rema Refl he effect his Powers description his keen sense humor his logic and Brilliant rhetoric. He has a Rich Strong voice and combines with a Fine physique a Strong and engaging personality. It is impossible Here to give More than a few Brief extracts his address. The speaker was introduced by Kev. H. C. Harmon. In introducing his subject he said a person buttoned up to the Chin is generally one who carries with him an outward sign inward infirmity. Body buttoned up Means mind buttoned up mind buttoned up Means heart and soul buttoned up. In the Home it is called selfishness in social circles exclusiveness in politics prejudice in religion bigotry. Home he described As the Annex heaven. Unbutton the heart and let in the sunlight nuptial love. It is a solemn thing to keep the heart buttoned up and go Loveless to the grave. God never in ule a thing Complete in itself. When there is unhappiness in married life it is caused by some Devil buttoned up in the heart Pride vanity in the wife greed Ambi Iouin the husband which freezes ont All love Ami tenderness. Many persons try to atone to the dead for wrong done the living. He knew a Man who spent $40 for Flowers to place in his wife a coffin who never spent 40 cents for Flowers to present to her while she was living. Steel least the work All completed 140 car loads shipped. Tumbled out in the Snow. A Sleigh ing party conveyed in one livery Man Moyers sleds met with quite a mishap its Way from Milton tuesday in the party was passing through Mooresburg and had reached this end the Village when the runners a one Side ran up Ltd a a show Drift. The sled upset and the party was tumbled out into the Snow. It was quite dark and the scene battled description for a few minutes while the Sleigh riders were extricating themselves from the Snowdrift. Mrs. Lena Ilorion Llo Mulberry Street sustained a Gash in the forehead which required surgical attention . Knierer finding it necessary to insert a stitch. Others were slightly injured among them mrs. In. C. Williams whose Arm was bruised Lucr Little son Lewis was Ilung Clear across the Road hut lie escaped injury. Sues to recover for loss leg. March term court opens the third monday the month. In addition to the Commonwealth cases continued from the last term there Are a number civil suits the list enough to occupy the entire the cases Are All tried. Among the latter is the damage suit Peter Weaver against the Philadelphia it Reading railway company in which he sues to recover for the loss a leg. The plaintiff it will he about eighteen months ago w Hile employed As a labourer at the Reading Iron works this City was run Over by a car the p. A r. Switch leading into the Mill and had his right limb so badly crushed that amputation was necessary. A sick horse s Odd plight. The Grey horse belonging to i. T. Patton which has been sick for some time past and which the owner was driving out for an airing yesterday afternoon fell Down in the River Bridge and was unable to arise. Or. Patton sent out for some help and Twenty five men responded. It required the combined hurts them All to raise the animal to his feet Aud then he fell Down again. As a last report the express sled John Patton was brought into requisition which the sick animal was loaded and drawn to his stable at the rear the Montour House. Or. Patton thinks the horse is suffering from a paralytic stroke. He will no doubt have to be killed. Wellman Seaver amp co., engineers Cleveland Ohio who have the contract for dismantling the Bessemer steel works at this place will Complete their work today. By last evening every thing had been loaded upon the cars with the exception the bed plate the big blowing engine and the contractors think that the loading this will be accomplished today. A the removal the Bessemer steel Plant is a Enterprise unique in its Quot a involving a vast amount difficult and tedious work. In All 140 cars have been loaded All but 10 which have left the Plant Here and Are either in route have reached their destination at Sault site Marie. The loaded cars average in weight 50,000 pounds so that it is interesting to know that the aggregate weight the machinery etc., shipped is no less than 3,500 tons. The item freight amounts to considerably Over $15,000. The work dismantling began november 1st and has progressed with Little no interruption until the present. Much the work was exceedingly heavy several the pieces notably the big engines bed plate and cylinders combined weighed upwards 30 tons each. During All the contractors gave evidence their skill and experience in the ease and dispatch with which the most difficult parts the work was accomplished precluding the loss a single life even serious injury to any employed. Of the four strangers identified with the work dismantling w. H. Monro and Harry h. Davis represent the consolidated Lake Superior company the former As chief Engineer the firm and the latter As Book keeper. L. A. Roby and Daniel Carpenter Cleveland o., represent the firm contractors and have charge the work the former As chief Engineer the company and the latter As Foreman. All four men who Lodge at the Montour House have by their Courtesy liberality and intelligent conversation during their Brief sojourn in our midst won the esteem and Friend ship a Large Circle who look Forward to their Early departure with a great Deal regret. Paragraphs. Brief mention the doings your friends and acquaintances. Directors the Pennsylvania canal co. Take action. Life Luther. The life Luther the Story the reformation will he produced under the auspices the Trinity lutheran Church in the opera House March 13th, and 14th. The production will tie Given under the direction mrs. Ii. E. Monroe and will include he history Luther with stereo Piceu illustrations. Appropriate music tableau and costumes will be used. Mrs. Monroe has managed several Fine entertainments in Danville and All have Given satisfaction. Elizabeth Sheehan dead. Elizabeth Sheehan died at her Home Ash Street about 11 clock last night consumption aged 2ti years. The family the deceased seems pursued by a strange fatality four out the family dying in nine months. Three weeks ago yesterday her brother John died. The Only surviving member the family is William a boy 16 years age. Appointed acting agent. William Black has been appointed acting agent at i he i. L. Amp a. Depot during the illness regular agent a. M Gearhart. Or. Black has been an old and faithful employee As Telegraph oper Ator and assistant and is Well qualified to fill the position. Diphtheria closes schools. Riverside and South Danville Are much alarmed Over the prevalence diphtheria and Membranous croup that Side the River. The outbreak occurred Loes than a month ago and there has been a total eight casts with four fatalities. The attendance at the Public school has dwindled Down to a Mere handful. Especially is this the Case in the primary department taught by miss Alice Gearhart where with fifty the Roll the attendance is frequently As Low As six. There Are no cases either diphtheria Membranous croup in South Danville at present but the residents share in the dread the disease Aud the attendance at school has been very Yoor late. At a meeting the South l Ari Ville school Beard thursday night fit was decided to close the schools As a precautionary measure. They were permitted to Rema n open Friday to it Complete the week but Friday evening they closed to remain so until further Notie. Danville fortunately has Little to fear the score either diphtheria Membranous croup. An interview with our physicians has a disclosed the fact that there Are within the Borough probably less than half a dozen cases both diseases combined skated into an air Hole. Druggist w. E. Gosh had an unpleasant experience tuesday morning about 9 clock. To company with Arthur Lane he was skat intr near the Mouth Mahoning Creek when he skated into an air Hole. The spot was about Twenty feet from Shore where the water Isof considerable depth and there is a Strong current. Or. Gosh Sank in up to his armpits but he saved himself by Quick action throwing his elbows upon the Strong ice encircling the air Hole and lifting himself out just As hi1 was being drawn under the ice. He had a cold walk Back to town in his wet clothes but a hot drink seemed to counteract All ill effects and at last accounts he was none the worse for his experience. Washington Ville Grange. The weekly meetings Washington Ville Grange no. 34. Ii. A. Snyder master were never better amended More interesting than during the present Winter. The program consists debates recitations music inc. The meetings which Are regularly sustained Wield a beneficial influence que apparent in the enlightenment and general culture observed in the Community. Substitute mail Barrier. Edward la Purpur has let Een appointed substitute mail Carrier in this City to succeed Charles Peifer who has been appointed regular mail Carrier. Pastor s return asked for the official Hoard St. Paul a m. E. Church saturday night i a it passed a Resolution requesting the Central Pennsylvania conference to return Rev. H. C. Harman to the pastorate St. I aulos in this City. Engagement announced. The engagement it announced t. B. Wintersteen and miss Minnie l. Divel both this City. Mrs. William Hughes who has been visiting at the Home Thomas Bedea East Market Street left yesterday for her Home in Mckeesport. Miss Rachel Leimbach visited Shamo Kin friends yesterday. Miss m iry Lovett left yesterday for a visit with friends in Scranton. Rev. Adolph Meyer spent yesterday in Bloomsburg. Or. And mrs. James Messer Ami . I and mrs. Willard Kaufman Milton 1 enjoyed a be go Side to this City yesterday. J. F. Tooley transacted business in Shamokin yesterday. William Vastine Catawissa was in town yesterday. John Roach recently employed As pit Buss at the Bessemer steel Plant left yesterday for Johnstown where he has accepted a position with the Cambria Iron and steel cd it. Or. Roach is the last to Bethlehem contingent to leave Danville. C. Hancock was in Sunbury yesterday. Joseph Maier who has been attached to the Annapolis md., naval station the past year returned Home last evening William Llamas returned from a visit in Trevorton last evening. Larry t. Hancock was in Sunbury yesterday. R. S. Miller transacted business in Harrisburg yesterday. William Greiner Lancaster arrived in this City yesterday in response to news his grand mothers illness. Or. And mrs. Eleaser Maier Phila Delphia Are visiting . Mai Era parents . And mrs. Jacob Maier Mill Street. J. W. Evans Berwick was a visitor in this City yesterday e. W. Reese esq., Hazleton was in town yesterday. F. C. Derr transacted business in Sunbury yesterday. Or. J. Hoffa Washingtonville drove to Danville yesterday. I it. E. To tier sunburn was in town yesterday. Mrs. I. L. Bender Martinsburg West Virginia mrs. H. Kline Sunbury an 1 mrs. Harry Yorgy Plymouth Are the guests the misses Bassett Mill Street. Harry Lyon has accepted a position with the Burbank manufacturing company Boston and will leave for his new Field in a few Days. Miss Sara Delong Blue Springs farm is confined to her Home by an at tack grip. Miss Virgie Moyer Berwick is visiting friends in this City. Mrs. I. G. Barber daughter Margaret and son Hugh spent sunday with relatives in Middleburg. Josiah Johnson and m. R. Butler Telegraph operators Lounsburg spent sunday at the Home Otmis. Hannah Pitner Riverside. Mont. O. Hughes Philadelphia was a Crest at the Home his Mother mrs. M Hughes ferry Street sunday. Miss Charlotte Marks returned to cat Alissa saturday after a visit with miss die Burgner Nassau Street. Mrs. Clark Eaton and mrs. Charles Mcanall and John Mcanall Berwick attended the funeral Frank s. Hunt in this City saturday. I the Rev. W. E Bushong York i formerly pastor the Shiloh reformed i Church spent sunday evening with friends in Danville. The Rev. G. E. Lindbert is attending a Church work convention the reformed Church to Freeland. Mrs. Edward Ritter is visiting friends in pottsgrove. Mrs. Lizzie Fisher is visiting relatives in Catawissa. John Williams Northumberland was in town yesterday. Mias Helen Davis Sunbury was the guest drs. L. C. Lane Walnut Street yesterday. Or. And mrs. Simon Lebold w 11-Iamsport, visited friends at the state Hospital yesterday. George Payne left for new York yesterday to attend the funeral a Friend. Or. And mrs. Wesley Pegg daughter Mary and sons Eugene and Walter South Danville left yesterday for Conyngham. Luzerne county to attend the funeral . Peggy a brother. Mrs. Will Martinan and sister miss Fasold Sunbury were guests yesterday at the Home George a. Rossman Mill Stree. Frank Newbaker was in Northumberland yesterday. Daniel Edwards Kingston was in town yesterday. J. M. Coddington new York auditor for the d. L. In w. Railroad company transacted business in this City yesterday. W. T. Pease was in Bloomsburg yesterday. Edward Campbell transacted business j my Bloomsburg yesterday. Miss Cora Moyer is visiting relatives i /7i Berwick. I mrs James Foster left yesterday fora a fit in Harrisburg. I miss Mary Moore returned to Milton 1 yesterday after a visit with miss Nellie to a re Rush township. At a meeting held at Philadelphia tuesday the directors the Pennsylvania canal company recommended to the share holders that the canal in the Central part the state be discontinued. Their action was based upon the fact that the slow waterway is no longer Able to compete with the railway and has been run at a loss. The operating expenses for the last year Are Given at $49,866, while the total receipts were Only $45,115, leaving a deficit $4351. In addition to this the interest the funded debt amounted to $136,832. The annual report states that owing to the continued loss the repair Yards and dry docks at Espy covering four and a half acres with an equipment assessed for taxation at $5500, have been out service during the year. The department equipment has been practically abolished. The company owns 142 serviceable boats 28 Are owned by individuals. The company also owns several tugs dredgers shows and hoarding boats. This action the part the directors would seem to sound the death Knell the historic old waterway and make it improbable that the water will be let into the canal next Spring traffic by boat be resumed at any time in the future. Diphtheria a deadly Sway. Not within Many ears in the Vicinity Riverside have the ravages diphtheria Cut so wide and Deso lating a Swath As at present. The household z. T. Armes is indeed sadly stricken. Of Lour Happy children who ten Days ago were in the Bloom health today but two remain. Sydney a two year old child who died thursday night was the first to succumb to the disease. There Are two sets twins in the family and the deceased child an especially Bright and lovable Little fellow belonged to the younger Twain. Elliott Armstrong one the elder boys was also taken with diphtheria and was not expected Tolive when his Little brother was buried. He lingered until one clock sunday morning when death came to his Relief. Little Elliott was eight years old. The second death following thus the heels the first added much to the Force the blow an Ltd the parents hearts Are nearly broken. The funeral was held sunday afternoon interment being made in it Vernon cemetery by the Side the other boy who was buried Friday afternoon. No new cases have developed within the last couple Days. The school Board As a measure to Aid in stamping out the disease has followed the example South Danville and ordered both departments the Public school the Borough closed. Celebrated Silver wedding. Or. And mrs. Clarence j. Cleaver Lowellville celebrated their Twenty fifth wedding anniversary saturday last. The event was a most pleasant one . And mrs. Cleaver being Hon ores 1 with a Large number useful presents including a sideboard Silver and China Ware and several sums Money. Following were the guests l. Lle Wellyn and wife. Kimber c. Lee and w Ife claim Creascy wife and daughter Cora Shamokin k. S. Cleaver and wife mrs. Ada Cleaver mrs. T. Cher Lugton Catawissa Dallas Yeager and wife Plymouth col. C. W. Eckman Ami wife George Faux wife and daughter Dillie mrs. Israel Berninger Isaac Adams and wife t. M. Mensch Charles Horton and wife Jackson Cleaver and wife Lowellville t. Ii. Kimbel and wife ii. S. Shultz and wife Vav. R. Clark and w Ife mrs. G. De. Roat and daughters Riverside mrs. J. B. Cleaver mrs Jesse am Nerman this City 1. Ii. Hagenbach and wife Arthur Crossley and wife Cabin run m. I. Cool Baugh son and daughter Dallas. Or. Lunger selected to attend Danei Torby convention at Harrisburg. Fifty years married life . And mrs. J. D. C. Liase Elysburg celebrate their Golden wedding. Luncheon and euchre. Mrs. 14. Ii Woolley and miss Woolley gave a luncheon followed by a progressive euchre at their Home West Market Street saturday afternoon in Honor mrs. Charles Watson jr., Philadelphia and mrs. It Erskine Johnston this City. Those present were mrs t. F. Patterson mrs. C. Hancock mrs. J. C. Peifer mrs. R k. Polk mrs. J. Ii. Taber mrs p. K. Maus mrs. F. C. Angle mrs. J. G. Brown mrs. A. W. Beaver mrs. Ii. 11. Meredith mrs. S. A. Yorks. Mrs. A. H. Woolley misses Hettie and Boone Eckman Jennie Hancock Nan bran Jon Emeline Gearhart Grace Irland Helen Magill and miss Mclorin cd. Prizes were won As follows first mrs. J. Ii. Taber second mrs. T. F. Patterson Lone hand miss Emeline Gearhart Consolation mrs. A. Ii. O >1-Ley. An interesting relic. The it. Carmel daily news says a copy the Montour american issued Oil the 4th july 18c.7, printed at Dan Ville,pa., was placed in the curio window the p. O. S. Of a. Social rooms West third Street yesterday. The paper was printed in red and Bine and was brim full news. It was preserved by George Koble. Of a nut Street and he presented it to the rooms for exhibition. Almost daily new relics Are being added to this window. The school Board monday eve met in regular session. President fiscal occupied the chair. The following members responded to Roll Call Fischer Ruth Green Black Barber Burger Keefer Werkheiser Fenster Reacher and Lunger. The treasurer presented a statement finances to Date which showed a net balance Cash hand $10953.81. Or. Ream teacher the night school recently closed by action the directors appeared before the Board to Correct some erroneous impressions which seem to place the responsibility for the failure the school upon the teacher. He denied that he had been unduly severe in his discipline but asserted that he had always been prudent and faithful in the performance his duty. The Board denied that they had at any time in their sessions made any reflection upon the conduct the night school. Or. Ream explained at length some the difficulties he had to contend with As a teacher. Oil the whole he thought the night school had scored a fair Success considering that it was the first Experiment in our Tow n. Jacob Geise and Charles Mortimore As a committee from the High school class 1901 appear etl before the Board to request the use the High school room Friday night each week for the transaction business and the discussion such subjects As might be before the class. On motion . Green the use the room was granted to the class motion . Green w. K. Lunger was selected to represent the Danville school Board at the state convention directors to be held at Harrisburg wednesday. Tax collector k. W. Peters appeared before the Board with a list tax exoneration which motion . Green with two exceptions were granted. On motion . Green it was ordered that four flags Filo feet be purchased for use each the school buildings. The matter was left in the hands the Supply committee. The following Bills were approved for payment Jos. Gross. $ .50 Charles Mottern. 1.00 u. S. Express co.30 w. E. Young. 5.00 Standard Gas co. 2.40 Standard electric Light co 5.44 teachers and janitors.1494.00 de. W. Peters com. 70.00 m. H. Schrai Bonds paid 1522.50 motion . Green a requisition from the superintendent calling for 18 copies a Shorter course in civics was granted. Dog that May have been mad. Mrs. Martin Orner 38 Montour Row was monday eve bitten by a dog which in All probability was afflicted with rabies. She was her Way to Mill Street and had just turned the Corner at Montour Row and Centre Street when she heard some men Call out a look out for that dog he is mad 1�?� frightened and bewildered she ran into the Middle the Street and then Back upon the sidewalk where the first thing she knew she Felt the Sharp Teeth the dug close upon her right limb. The dog a brute medium size the hound species came from East Danville and was pursued by two men. Mrs. Orner did not notice the dog until she was bitten. He was then frothing at the Mouth and trotted Oil in the direction Mausdale. He was pursued by the two men from East Danville who finally lost All Trace Tim. He hit another dog in the Vicinity Montour Row and snapped at a lady who fortunately succeeded Inget Tingkui his Way mrs. Orner sustained an ugly wound the dogs Teeth sinking deep into the Fleshy part her limb below the knee. The wound hied profusely. The woman visited Jeli Ifim a drug store where a lotion was prepared for applying to the wound. Or. And mrs. J. D. C. Kase celebrated their Golden wedding at their cozy and commodious Home at Elystan re Mon Day. Or. And mrs. Kase who despite their declining years Are in the Best health rounded out their fifty years married life in the same Community in which they began their wedded life. Up to some ten years ago they occupied the Homestead farm in Mayberry township this county. Since then they have lived retired in the pleasant Little town Elysburg. The Golden wedding brought together Many widely scattered relatives and was a most pleasant reunion which will Long have a place in the memory the guests. Among those present was George w. West this City who officiated As Best Man at the wedding . And mrs. Kase fifty years ago. Or. West despite his 83 years is Hale and vigorous and along with the venerable couple was a Central figure in mondays assemblage. Others from this City present were William Kase West esq., wife and son William George m. West and wife Harrison c. Kase and wife. The following children and grand children were present John Pitner wite Aud their children Mary Clinton William Hattie Dora and Ruth Simon g. Kase wife and children Byron Irene and Nathalie Madison Vougill wife Anil children Waller Gertrude Amelia Katie Viola Sallie and John Calvin Miller Grace and Jennie Miller Clark Kase wife and their children Paul Robert Margaret Eleanor and William John Kase wife and children Liay and Robert Harry Kase and wife John Ival Lize and wife Cynthia Bird Rev. Johnson and wife Elysburg Edward Bergst Resser and daughter Elizabeth it. Carmel c. C. Mcwilliams and daughter Jesse Berninger and son mrs. Ellen Forrester mris Eggleston and miss Streator. Fine Pavilion at Hunter s Park. George Reifsnyder has been awarded the contract for building the Pavilion at Erwin Hunters new Park near Mausdale. According to the plans the Pavilion will architecturally be a Beauty up to Date in every respect ninety six by forty eight feet. In the rear will he ail artistic Annex built to accommodate the piano and orchestra. Around the whole Pavilion will he a wide walk sheltered by a projecting roof and protected each Side by an ornamental railing. The contract Price is $1275. Or. Hunter is pushing the work along very rapidly at his new Park. In addition to the Pavilion he contemplates erecting one More cottages for occupancy during the summer. He has already contracted for a merry go round in addition to which other attractions will be added to the Park. Died Day Sisters funeral Fannie s. Bromley Cooper township died tuesday Forenoon aged Fis years. The deceased who resided at the Home her brother in Law Gideon Krum had been an invalid for Many years. Her sister mrs. Krum died pneumonia saturday last and was buried tuesday Forenoon. The funeral was very largely attended some forty carriages following the remains to the cemetery. Kev. D. L Kugleman officiated assisted by Rey. C. D. Lerch. Miss Cromley continued very Low doling yesterday morning and when the relatives returned Toui mrs. Kruusi s funeral 6be was a Corpse. The funeral will take place Friday at 10 a. In., Kev. D l. Fogleman officiating. Miss Cromley is a sister mrs. G. W. Peifer this City who was with her when she died. Early morning wedding. Miss Agues Trainor and Thomas Martin were married at seven clock tuesday morning in St Josephus 14. C. Church Rev. M. I. Of Reilly officiating. John Trainor a brother the Groom officiated As Best Man and miss Mary Mcvey attended the Bride. After the ceremony a reception was held and a wedding breakfast was served at the brides Home. Chambers Street. The Young couple left the 12 38 p. 14. R. Train for a wedding tour which will include Baltimore and Washington d. C. \ i a Home Talent greeted by an immense audience. Celebrated his birthday. Councilman George Sechler entertained a number friends at a dinner last evening in boor his 65th birthday District attorney Welsh made an address appropriate to the occasion. Or. Sechler also made a few remarks which were roundly applauded. Those present a Ere Oscar m. Leniger w. L gouger w. C. Williams d. C. Montgomery William Maiers William Linker Edward Czechowicz j. T. Oberdorf j. C. Mincemoyer Thomas we so Esq and d. C. Jones. Or. Or. Sechler was presented with a handsome reclining chair. Consigned to the grave. The funeral the late Frank s. Hunt which took place saturday afternoon from the residence i. C. Hunt West Mahoning Street was quite largely attended. Rev. Or. W. I. Steans officiated. Samuel Baily John Sechler John b. Mccoy and w. D. Laumaster acted As pall bearers. Flowers for Valentines. To Day is St. Valentine s Day and the Danville Post office authorities Are looking for the usual volume mail containing messages the heart which pass through the office this Day. Local florists say that the numerous orders for Flowers for to Day would indicate that Floral gifts will largely take the place the paper lace Valentine. A free scholarship. Among the various prizes to be contested for at the Washington fire company Sfa r will he a free scholarship to tie res Ell buries College. This will mean a years tuition for the Lucky one. The Lorraine Hollis company will appear at the Olivera House to night. Change train service. Effective monday february 11th, the d. L. Amp w. Railroad train no. 1 westbound leaving Scranton 1 05 p. M. And train no. 4 eastbound leaving Scranton at 12 55 p. In. Will not run i a Elmira. Death mrs. Murray. Eloise the wife William Murray formerly this county died at Pittsburg tuesday. The deceased was the daughter William Curry Valley township and was 30 years age. The remains have arrived at this City. The funeral will be held today. Interment will be made at Chillisquaque. The a a Destrick Skufe a which was presented in the opera House tuesday under tie auspices the ladies auxiliary the 5. M c. A., was attended by one the largest audiences that Ever greeted a Hoine Talent performance. It is Safe to say that there were at least a thousand prisons present who filled the entire lower part the House and a Good portion the gallery. School master Phineas Ruggles Aud his Large school passed through the ordeal surprisingly Well. No one expected anything serious hut was present merely to laugh and laugh he did dui ing the entire evening. It was 8 30 clock when will Curtis As the old time school master fifty years ago opened his school and called the Roll. The response to each name was peculiarly amusing and won applause at the very beginning. The arrival Susan honeysuckle Ella Lyon with her baby brother Ezekial was the next feature John b. Mccoy As the a baby a especially making a big hit. The classes were called up in their order the a h c and primer classes the country school being followed with the Lea ling spell no and grammar classes More advanced scholars. Each Pupil bad Jrae part to perform supposed to be characteristic the old fashioned mixed school. The girl who read too fast and the Bov who could scarcely read at All were in evidence As Well As Etc girl who giggled and tie girl who cried the a lunch hour a was Frisky in the extreme and was quite a reflection the Good order and decorum the noon hour in the old time school. The school during the afternoon session was visited by the District a Skule Borde a composed Hans Blinker president will j. Rogers Silas Dewberry e. F. Williams and Dick Bustle John l. Evans. Recitations and compositions All which contained something to laugh at were heard Aud approved by the Learned the composition the horse by John Wesley Williams Leonard Foulk made a big hit with the audience. The remarks about the baby by Nathan Hale Frank Newbaker ran in the same funny vein. The recitation by Sis Petkin Gertrude Goldsmith was a very effective piece work in excellent imitation Sis Hopkins. The a remarks and questions by the president the a Skule Borden which were put in . Rogers happiest Way was a part in which the audience took Especial Delight. Not the least entertaining feature the school were the costumes Bieh covered a wide Range both As to color and pattern. Nothing was too Odd grotesque to be conceived which will be readily appreciated when it is stated that John b. Mccoy As the a baby brother a appeared in a frock. Space unfortunately does not admit individual mention. Suffice it today that there wa3 not one in the excellent cast who failed to measure up to the Peculiar requirements was responsible for a moment so dullness. The entertainment was gotten up under the direction William Curtis Aud no Little credit is due him for the successful manner in which it was curried through. Many the compositions As Well As the recitations were written by him and they showed in every line originality and a sense genuine humor. Jesse Shannon As Mike Flynn j. B. Mccoy and w. J. Rogers each made his part stand out in bold Relief and Coutris buted immensely to the full measure Success achieved. The music was furnished by the orchestra the Penn social club a new organization under the direction Herbert Wyle. Its playing was very favourably criticised during the evening and added not a Little to the pleasure the entertainment. A Good sum Money was realized. Death Frank Tooley. Frank Tooley this City died in new York sunday morning while visiting at the Home his son in Law . La Bowe the cause death bring pneumonia. The deceased was 73 years age. He resided Here for More than fifty years being employed during the greater part that time at the Reading Iron works. He is survived by two sons . Frank Tooley new York John Tooley Seattle Washington and two daughters mrs. La Bowe new Yolk and mrs. William Pickin Chambers Street this City with whom he resided. A Surprise party. Mrs Samuel Scott was pleasantly surprised by a number friends at her Home in Meclias Miesville yesterday afternoon. Those present were mesdames lean Ler Kocher crr Kosher Simon Kocher Abraham c. Angle William Christian and daughter Margaret e. Hallman Jesse Ammerman John Hart line and daughter Margaret George Tartline Jackson Good a. Sechler Thomas Cole William Halzel John Jacobs John Krum William Baylor and son Glenn William Diehl and son Benjamin Hannah Morrison and mrs. Greenawalt miss s. Myrtle Angle miss Blanche Goss misses Verda Lizzie and Bessie Kosher miss l. Lox Ell and Alfred Krum. Church concert. An entertainment will he Given ill the Immanuel Baptist Church Friday j evening. An attractive musical program is being arranged. A grangers party. A Large party str Quot a people mostly glanced at the Home r j ers a i Uwi even

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