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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - February 22, 1906, Danville, PennsylvaniaState Library Home paper a for the Home like circulation of tins paper is increasing rapidly. It will pay you o advertise in the american subscription $1 per year a this country will never be entirely free until it supplies All of its own demands with its own .olb2-n 8 Danville. 1�a�?z thursday Eer Kaey 22,1900. Established in 185." or. J Irving h. Jennings -1th Yaj office i Otto 9 a. A a to m 104 Mai St. M to 4 t. M j i Hill if. A. I my ix/., it 425 Iii St. A \ v11 in p i line ikes Ltd the sign Uiha a Niel 1 Iii a a a i a eci Alty. Pm. H k y not it i i 8 i it a 2-vn v it a. pm 1 ii. 4<t a fir a a a r4�e a 1� i to of of a a a n�1 a. A a a. A a a Job printing the office of the american being furnished with a Large assortment of Job letter and fancy Typ and Job material Genera by the publisher announces to the Public that he is prepared at All times to execute in the neatest manner. Job printing of All kinds and description och my news. Now watch for the first Robin. Of. Well they could t All be elected. Old Winter is flirting with the Sleigh Era. The Corner Loafer will soon begin his summer Campaign. , honest Young Man from Danville to prepare for paying position in government mail service. Box one Cedar rapids Iowa. But the legislature gagged at the civil service part. There la he no excuse for an increase of the Price of ice next summer. Those who have been praying for a big ice crop have not had due regard for the Delaware peach crops Fate. Peter Keck Berwick a oldest resident celebrated his 97th birthday Friday. He intends to go to the a it Olls and vote on tuesday. Now Washington can resume consideration of Railroad rebates and other commonplace subjects. The Maryland legislature has passed a joint Resolution to investigate the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. This is a record breaker year in tie investigating business. The shortening of february demonstrates very plainly the lengthening of the Days. men in each county to represent and advertise hardware department put out samples of our goods Etc. Travelling position or office manager. Salary #90.00 per month Cash weekly with All expenses paid in Advance. We furnish everything. The Columbia House Chicago 111. Dept. 010, 234 5th ave. In adopting All of the Reform legislation recommended by the governor except one Bill the Pennsylvania legislature did better than was expected but it would have improved its action by adopting the civil service Bill. Mrs. Andrew Carnegie has come into Possession of a Large amount of valuable pro Yerty by the death of a relative. A them As has it is estimated Flint a cent changes baud about 150,000 times in the course of it life. Then Russell Sage gets hold of it. The state forestry commission is negotiating for the Purchase of 1,000 acres of land in Lycoming county for its forestry Reserve. The state now owns 5,000 acres in that county. Newberry Young men Are making an Effort to form a farming Colony out Enoch Snyder a resident of Liberty township and a Well known Lumberman met his death tuesday As the result of a shocking Accident sustained while working on a saw Mill at the base of Montour Ridge near Jacob diehls in Liberty township. The saw Mill is owned by Charles Diehl. The deceased who lived on a Small farm near by was engaged in off bearing for or. Diehl on tuesday. To reach a slab lie stepped into tie saw Frame and was in the act of returning when the mandrel or the revolving Arbor of the circular saw caught the top of the Felt Boot that he wore and in an instant he was whirled around i a thug the Shaft which was going at the rate 1 of 800 revolutions per minute. He was carried around Only once and then was j Flung to one Side racked and lacerated an insensible mass of humanity. An idea of the torture and extreme injury to which the Man was exposed while in the machinery can he formed when it is stated that practically every hit of clothing was torn off his body All that remained being a Waist hand and a Moccasin on one foot. Or. Snyder was removed to his Home but the terrible nature of his injuries precluded Hope of his recovery. The Accident occurred about one of clock and the Man expired about 7 p. M. The same Day surrounded by the members of his family. He opened his eyes for a Brief moment before expiring hut that was the Only sign that he was conscious for a single moment Between the time of the Accident and death. The deceased was of about Middle life and is survived by a wife and ten children the eldest of whom is 22 years of age. He was an industrious hard working Mau and was Well known about Danville. For some time he was employed in tie Woods on John Bod ends farm. Stricken with apoplexy. Mrs. Frank Lewis was stricken with apoplexy yesterday and at last accounts was lying in a very critical condition at her Home in Riverside. Borough electrician Samuel 11. Jones h. Was elected for the ensuing year at a meeting of Council Friday night. George if Snyder called attention to the fact that the year for which or. Jones had contracted will expire before the next meeting. He followed with some remarks highly complimentary to the electrician explaining that the municipal Light Plant during the last few months has attained a High degree of proficiency. Or. Jones being called before Council explained that he was Well pleased with his position. He made a mild request for an Advance of salary i Tim however that if Council could not see its Way Clear to comply la would consent to continue another year under tie same terms on motion of or. Goeser seconded by or. Hughes or. Jones was reelected As Borough electrician for the ensuing year at the same salary #155 per Mouth. On motion of or. Dietz it was or dered that three sections of worn out Hose be removed from the Continental Hose House to the water works or. Reifsnyder called attention to the fact that the old Aqueduct at the canal is being removed. The foundations Walls of the abutment on tin Eastern Side he explained protect the Borough sewer. If tin Stone Are All removed lie said the sewer will in exposed and in times of High water much damage May be wrought. He moved that the committee on Street and Bridges fall on or. F. Hartman who has purchased and i removing the stores and that he 1h apprised of the possible damage that May result to the sewer if the foundation Stum he removed. Or. Reifsnyder believed that or. Hartman As a Public spirited citizen who has the Good of the Borough at heart will do what is right in the premises. The motion carried or. Reifsnyder further called attention to the fact that the removal Ltd the Aqueduct has Cut off one Means tin employees of tie big Mill had a if Cross ing Mahoning Creek. This taken in connection with the fact that tin foot mrs. Lewis came yesterday to spend Over to Danville Bridge formerly installed at West Mali the Day with her daughter Bessie who lives in the family of Hon. R. S. Amme Nan East Market Street. Mrs. Lewis was in her therefore moved that tin usual health yesterday morning and seemed to enjoy the forepart Ltd of the Day very much. At noon she was seized with a fainting spell from which she soon recovered. But Little was thought of the attack until about the Middle of the afternoon when she suddenly lapsed into a condition of Semi consciousness. Or. Ogle she and or. Curry were called who discovered that mrs. Lewis had sustained a stroke of apoplexy. Her right Side was affected rendering her helpless and she was unable to articulate a word. Her condition was considered very grave last evening the stricken woman was removed to her Home at Riverside where she was put to bed. She was heard from at a later hour but up to that time she had not moved and seemed to be in a very Low and a critical condition. Sheriffs Sale is stayed. The sheriffs Sale of the Danville amp Side of that town. They aim to secure Sunbury Street railway which was a Large tract of Laud which they propose to Cut up into farms of four or five acres each. Elias Maier took advantage of the full of Trade on election a Lay to put a new floor in his restaurant. John Rockefeller May be missing but the Standard Oil Divide mls keep right on accumulating a Lay by a Lay. George Washington never saw an automobile or listened to a Little German hand. Altoona red men have bought the John Levan my a k for #40,000 for a Home. The Defeated Cam 1 Ida Tes should join the done to worry club. Finding that the word a a Scab by the plaintiffs lawyers probably influenced the jury the Berks county court awarded a new trial in the salary suit of Charles t. Lawder against the Star Canning company. Ins former employ to have Tuzcu place on Friday has been stayed. A petition tuesday was presented to judge Staples at Stroudsburg asking that a Rule be granted to show cause Why a receiver should not in appointed. The petition was granted a in Chambers the same a Lay made returnable on next wednesday february 28th, during the session of court in this City. Judge Staples will hear argument by the attorneys Ami it will depend upon How he views the whole matter whether or not he shall appoint a receiver a it a dismiss the Rule. Iii either event it is understood i that a Sale will ultimately follow the Point involved being a question of How the proceeds shall be applied or divided. Yetter blooms Burgess. Clyde Chas. Yetter was elected president of the Bloomsburg Council by a majority of 277 Over his democratic opponent William Chrisman. On ing Street is very much out of order and hardly passable he said leaves the employees in a very bad Wah it treet commissioner be instructed to a build a temporary foot Bridge at West. Mahoning Street to do service until a better and a permanent Brit age can he instil led. The motion was seconded by or. Hughes and it carried unanimously chairman Gibson being absent or. Vastire was chosen president pro tem. Others members present Wen Goeser. Fenstermacher Dietz. Boyer if Snyder Sweisfort and Hughes the following Bills were approved for payment by Rougie department regular employees #115.00 Royal baking powder a Kes Clee bred with Rohnl baking powder there is no mixing with the hands no sweat of the brow. Perfect cleanliness greatest facility Sweet clean healthful food. Full instructions in the a a Koval Baker Anil i i try Cook Quot Book for making All kinds of bread biscuit and cake with Koval powder. t it any address. To Val Faak Esq Powors co., 100 wit a am St., new York. Standard Gas co. .50 Montour american 25.00 Harry Patton 20.00 j. H. Cole. 2.89 Ramsey Elee. Mfg. Co. 54.40 water department. B. B. Brown health officer #18.75 labor Ami hauling. 44.12 Montour rolling Mills 2.49 Foster Bros. 16.90 a regular employees 127.00 Ellis rank. 10.92 Standard Gas co. 6.43 William Etsweiler. 12.00 Danville intelligencer. 25.00 John Hixson. .9.75 Washington a birthday. Washington a birthday will he pretty generally observed about town today. There will be a general suspension at the Post office. The F. D. Carriers will not drive Over their routes. The town carriers will make a delivery Ami collection at 8 of clock this morning. The general delivery window will be j open Between 8 and 9 a. M. And Between 6 and 7 of clock p. M. Beyond this everything about the Joist offic will he shut Down tight. The Hanks will take another Day off which will be the second Holiday for them this week. The schools will put Washington a birthday to Good by spending the Day in idleness or play but by remaining in session Ami by conducting instructions on tin life of Washington As a Mau a Patriot and a statesman. Nothing elaborate will be attempted in yowl what is to make definite and substantial impression on the pupils. No a times to a the above effect were sent out by Bor i Ough Dorily to each of the teachers in the Sevy ral grades. Of Ltd glory will in conspicuously it list played today. The store windows about town of a or some time past have a display ��1 an assortment a it hatchets and other traditional reminders of the great George and with these today the stars a and stripes will have to Divide Hon Peter Dietrich will he tried at the february term of court next week for the killing of James a. Jones. Along with this fact it is announced that judge u. B. Staples of Monroe county will preside during the whole term of february court. Owing to the fact that february term was one of Quarter sessions with Only thirty six jurors drawn it did not seem possible that Dietrich could he Troil before May. Judge Staples however who consented to preside in this county a luring the present month learning what was pending at once took stops to bring the Case to trial. He arrived in this City Friday night and on saturday morning called a meeting of the bar. The meeting was held in the prothonotary a a office practically All the attorneys being present. His Honor explained that he had heard of the tragedy which had occurred her. Ami that he had decided that the Case must to tried at the february term of court. He was aware that this was a court of Quarter sessions but it was not too late to bring out an Oyer and ter Miner jury hence his visit. At this juncture William Kase West counsel for Dietrich top occasion to indicate to it the court that he was unfavourable to trying the Caso before May and said that if brought up in february court to would make a motion to postpone the trial. Judge Staples in Plain to rms gave him to understand that such a motion would not Avail and that his Mill was unalterably made up to it tie effect that the trial would proceed. He explain 1 that he could see no reason Why there should be a postponement. If i in Trich is innocent he sail he should not he obliged to a lie in jail if he is guilty punishment can not come too soon. The court then proceeded to Issue an a a la a for a special venire of Twenty tour jurors which with the thirty six already drawn raised the whole number to sixty which will no doubt prove ample. Jul a go Staples directed sheriff George Maiers to prevent indiscriminate visiting at the Jaii. No one he said should he permitted to Call upon Dietrich except his attorney his spiritual advisor or members of his own immediate family. The future of the hotel on upper Mulberry Street where the shooting of corred i it involved in much doubt. It has by a n a a a arms pm since the tragedy. Alluding to the License it the meeting of the bar on saturday judge Staples said that he heard that the court would lie asked to Transfer tin License to another party he reminded All present that an application to that it effect now would lie wholly futile that the License would not be transferred or any other action taken in regard 1 to it until after the trial is Over. Associate judge Wagner was present at the meeting. Miss Elizabteh Bucher of Sunbury spent sunday with her parents or. And mrs. Samuel Bucher Riverside. Thomas Cook of Berwick spent sunday at the Home of his Cook East Market Street. Walter arms of Sunbury spent Sun a Lay at the Home of his parents or and mrs. Samuel arms ferry Street. Mrs. Emerson Lynn spent sunday with relatives at Boyd s station. Percy Moyer of Shamokin spent sunday with his parents or. And mrs. Bigler Moyer West Mahoning Street. Frank s. Cashner spent sunday with relatives in Shamokin. Clarence w. Mcmahan of Philadelphia a Lieut sunday at the Home of his Mother mrs. Caroline Mcmahan Spruce Street. William a. Waite of sugar notch is the guest of his brother John g. Waite on ferry Street. George Van Noril Stramel of Lime Stoneville transacted business in this City yesterday. David Foust of Limestone township was among the visitors in this City yesterday. G. E. Wagner of lim Stoneville was a visitor in this City yesterday. Mrs. Rebecca Hess and mrs. Elias Lyon Are visiting at the Home of Edward Boyer Valley township. Edward Wilcox of Wilkes Barre is visiting at the Home of mrs. John Hale East front Street. Mrs. Edward Albeck and son John spent tuesday with friends in Sun Hnry. Miss cat Erith Hale and miss Mary Smith attended the brotherhood Ball at Sunbury tuesday evening. Samuel Wagner of pottsgrove. Was a visitor in this City be store Lay. Or. And mrs. Anton Frank who have been the guests of or. And mrs. Free a Buckenberger and or. And mrs. Charles Strattmatter of this City have returned to it their Home in Wilkes Barre _ William j. Rogers Imit Khasi i elected Burgess j. P. Bare defeats James Dalton for tax receiver. The new councilmen Are John l Russell Thomas Bedea James Finnigan John Eisenhart and Abram c. Angle a a. C. Amesbury was elected auditor. Freight wreck on L. Amp w. Three trainmen Wen injured one seriously by a wreck which occurred at Almedia about 11 of clock yesterday morning on the i. L. Amp w. Railroad. The caboose and Mir car of a West hound freight train became detached just before reaching that Point. The train slowed up to run onto the Al Media siding an 1 the momentum of tin two detached cars drove them with much Force against the rest of the train. The Impact was so great that the car was piled up onto the rear of the train Ami the trucks driven out of place throwing the caboose Ami car off the track. A a Inductor m. Flaun Igau Ami Brake men John Brennan and James Brennan All of Kingston were in the caboose at the time of the Accident. They were thrown around and received severe cuts and bruises and were used up generally. John Brennan was thrown out of the caboose and Down the embankment along Side the track. A wrecking Crew was called out and the cars replaced on the track. The engine was detached and brought the thru it men to Bloomsburg where they were taken to tin Joseph Ratti Hospital. John Brennan sustained a terrible Gash in the Temple. The Cut was a deep one Ami several inches Long requiring about a half dozen stitches to close it. All three men had numerous cuts and bruises but after having their wound dressed Flaun Igau and James Brennan were Able to return Home. John Brennan however will remain at tin Hospital for some time. Just received. The news Job a Lep Artim it has just received a Fine line of Bill Heads note Heads letter Heads Enve bows Ami vis it ing cards. These will he printed neatly on Short notice at reasonable prices. If you want anything in this line Call at the office. The p. O. S. Of a. Fair. All the preparations for the fair to in a hell by Washington . 567, 1. It. S. Of a. Of Riverside Are nearing completion. The fair commences on the a a veiling of Washington s birthday Ami continues a luring tin balance of the week and in that time a series of into sting events will follow each other in Quick succession. An especially Lutc St ing feature will he the Box social saturday night. Anyone who has been overbooked in tin canvass for supplies will Confer a f a Vogt a by notifying tin committee. Completes pastorate. Rev. E. B. Dunn has completed a most successful four years pastorate at the United evangelical Church and will of sunday evening preach his Farewell Sermon Ami read his report to the congregation. Next week Rev. Dunn will Attell the Central Pennsylvania conference of the United evangelical Church at Milton and the appointments will then be announced giving or. Dunn his new charge Ami instituting a new minister in Danville. Or. Dunn a pastorate in Danville has been attended by the most pleasant Ami fortunate circumstances. He has Laboured unceasingly among his people Ami has endeared himself to the members of his congregation who individually Ami As a body regret that the arrival of the time limit makes it necessary for or. Dunn to leave Danville. It was largely through the efforts of the pastor that the congregation was Able to witness last fall the burning of the mortgage that represented the last of the churches indebtedness. At present the Church does not owe a Penny Ami there Are funds in the Treasury of each department. Still greater credit for this Fine showing will be Given to the Church when it is known that this excellent financial standing has been attained without soliciting and from the Public in any Way. Rev. E. B. Dunn was Secretary of the Danville ministerial association Fogt a nearly three years resigning Only recently. The following resolutions testify to the High regard in which or. Dunn was held by that body whereas the Rev. E. B. Dunn pastor of the United evangelical Church by reason a if the expiration of the Tim limit will sever his relation with his congregation and with the minister cum in March therefore be it resolved that we regret his removal from among us and that we assure him of our Confidence and be it resolved that we appreciate the Good work he has done in Danville and Trust that he May be appointed to a pleasant Fiehl of labor where he May Transfer his Good work. John Sherman. Sec. The funeral of James a. Jones the victim of the shooting affair which took place tue Silav night was held on saturday afternoon and was one of the very largest that Ever occurred in this City there being not Only an outpouring of townspeople who knew the deceased but a Large number of relatives and friends from out of town were present. The services ver held in the first Baptist Church at 2 a it it lock Rev. John j Sherman pastor officiating. The auditorium was incl equate to hold More than a fraction of those which assembled. Even the Vestibule was crowded and Many among the late Are rivals discouraged at the poor prospects of gaining admittance did not linger but at once turned away. The pall bearers were George l. Rowe Seth freeze John j. Jones David Leurie James Dougherty and Alfred Mellin. The four first named represent a the employees of the structural tubing works. James Dougherty and Alfred Mellin represented the maccabees to which order the a Leneas i de belonged. The Flowers were a conspicuous feature of tire funeral. Among the offerings were the following a bed of roses from t. J. Price Pillow from the butt Mill broken Circle Mac a cables broken Circle family of the at the election tuesday William j. Rogers was elected a chief Burgess of Danville defeating Albert Kemmer by a vote of 720 to 630. Jonathan Bare won out As tax receiver by a majority it of 176. Arthur o. Amesbury was elected auditor having a majority of 140. Theodore Hoffman was the Choice overseer of the poor in the Danville and Mahoning poor District. He had a majority of 72. In the first Ward John l. Russell was elected councilman defeating George Reifsnyder by a majority of 73. In the second Ward Thomas w. Bedea won out for Council defeating John m. Gibbons by a majority of 86. In the third Ward James Finnigan 3 years Ami John Eisenhart 1 year won out for Council. In the fourth Ward Abram c. Angle was elected to Council Detent ing Walter o. Green by 17 votes. The vote polled was above the average for Spring election. This was due 1 deceased a bed of roses Johnny Moyer partly to the agreeable weather conditions which were of a sort to tempt peo Hayes Bedea Ami James Henderson pie out a it of doors Ami partly to the warm contest that existed in All the wards there were also Beautiful Floral trib for a nil or More of the local offices. First of All was the contest for chief Burgess in the outcome of which All Good citizens were especially interested. Each of the candidates for this office of Honor was in the fight to win and he left no Stone unturned that would bring him votes. The electors of Danville have established a reputation for imly a pm aleut voting especially at Spring election. No one therefore thought it Worth while to figure along party lines in trying to forecast the result. The element of uncertainty and doubt added much to the interest. What is True of the chief Burgess was also True of the office of tax receiver Ami of a it Vars later of the poor for each of which there was also a warm contest. In Ihu wards the principal fight was for councilman. The contest was especially hard fought in the first Ward where for nearly two weeks previously the two candidates or their friends were Busy nearly All the time. I11 several Ltd of the wards notably the fourth there was an unusually Large degree of utes interest manifested in the contest fair school director Ami the outcome looked Forward to with much interest. District. Second Ward. Entertained in Cooper township. Or. Ami mrs. William welliver of Cooper township entertained a party of friends at their Home of monday evening. The evening was spent with games music and dancing. Refreshments were served. Those in the Paity we misses Louise Miller Ada Ploch go tilt Mintzer Kathryn Deppin Eulith Foust Bertha Foust Bertha Mottern Blanche Lutz Mabel ask ins. May. Jen a nil Lillie and Paulino welliver Dora j Vought mrs. H. B. Foust mrs. J. B. Wyant. Messes. John Mintzer. John Flanagan John Winner Leo Coleman Edward Aten William Walker Joe Hofer Harry Reinaker Samuel welliver Raymond Foust Thomas Wei liver Charles Rudy and master Thomas welliver. J. 5. Burrows 111 Sunbury. Gilbert s. Burrows Republican won out in the chief Burgess fight in Sun Bury defeat ing the do in or it in candid ate John l. Miller by a majority of 99. J. Adam cake the Imide a a Iii it it a Audi late got 113 votes. Burgess of a Lilton. The question of increasing the Borough Imler redness in Milt on aroused tin voter at that place Taes Dav Ami a big vote was pm led. The loan ordinance a Garried by a Good majority. Kreitzer Republican for Burgess Ami Galbraith. Republican of a or tax receiver were elected. Successful meetings. The revival Iff St. Paul a m. E. Church continues to but Well attended. The interest so Ems to be increasing a Laily. Three adult pm ii it its Weroadd-�<1 last evening. There was one conversion. The spirit of conviction seems o he deepening. Overseer of the poor. Dallas Hummer First Ward. Second Ward. Third Ward fourth Ward Mahoning township. Total. Theodore Hoffman 1. First Ward. Second Ward. Third Ward fourth Ward Mahoning township. 192 135 111 216 90 Council. Thomas be Lea Rjohn m. Gibbons a. School director. Joseph k. Bird . Newton Pursel. Djohn a. Deibert judge of election. 744 Harry Woodside Rjohn a. Carr a. Charles Marshall p. Inspector of election. Millard Myers. Samuel welliver Dedward Marshall p. 203 124 257 174 58 total Borough. Chief Burgess. William j. Rogers First Ward. Second Ward. Third Ward. Fourth Ward total Albert Kemmer 1. First Ward. Second Ward. Third Ward fourth Ward 815 238 127 197 ins 730 188 149 174 139 third Ward Council. A. L. Mcclow r., 1 year. Joseph la Fuff Berger r., 3 years. John Eisenhart d., i year. James Finnigan i 3 years. School director. John l. Jones a. Jacob fish a. Judge of election. H. G. Salmon Theodore Fischer a. Inspector of election. De. V. Stroh Rthomas Grimes a. Fourth Ward. 179 93 90 173 12 192 54 137 103 26 131 135 196 191 165 194 135 220 172 total. 630 Abram Angler. 168 tax receiver. Walter o. Green a. 151 Jonathan p. Bare School director. First Ward. 240 Albert l. Lloyd a. 124 second Ward. 192 i. Aust Lutz a. 173 third Ward. 174 Justice of the peace. Fourth Ward. 127 0. W. R i ver And a. Judge of election. 188 total. 733 John Roundsley a. 181 James Dalton Adolph Boettinger i109 first Ward. 134 Daniel Nevins a. 14 second Ward 62 inspector of election. Third Ward. 192 William Jenkins a. 167 fourth Ward. 169 Frank Beyer a. 107 David Gibson a. 31 total. 557 auditor. Harry e. Camp Riverside. First Ward. 152 second Ward. 189 chief Burgess. Third Ward. 113 B. Bird 37 fourth Ward. �"1 c. E. Mills Council. 20 total. 558 John cow a r28 Arthur a. Amesbury S. Wesley Morra 11, i 25 first Ward. 222 Benjamin Fry. R 21 second Ward. 69 Eli Hoover 1. 43 third Ward. 222 John j. Kutz 1. 34 fourth War a. 185 Warren Cuthbert 1school directors. 34 total 698 John Unger 28 e. M. Yeager 19 first Ward h. L. Dewitt i. H. S. Shultz 38 41 Council. 165 auditor. Grant Huber. R. 30 George f. Reifsnyder Jeromo flood 1 34 John l. Russell. 238 tax collector. William 11 Manger p9 Joseph l. Shannon 39 school director. Daniel Moll i it 22 John w. Swartz r221 overseer of the poor i avid a c. Hunt d157 John Spotts T. H. I in Bel 22 30 Richard w. Eggert p21 j. T. Mccloughan i 44 Justice of the peace. William Minier 26 William v Oglesby and p 357 Justice of the peace judge of election. W. W. Kimbel 41 f. M. Herrington a. 221 judge of election. Joseph Patton 1163 John m. I Hinckley k. 11 l. Dewitt d 07 a 35 Charles Richards p9 inspector of election inspector. William Jackson 28 Theo. Ii. Angle r161 w. J. Nu89, 1>. 35 John g. Vastire a. Frank p. Johnson p199 19 other election returns on 4th Page j from the love family Peter Shutt. John Ross mrs. Oscar Reilly mrs. William chills and mrs. Mazie Lynn. Rev. John Sherman indulged in extended remarks called Forth by the sad Ami unfortunate circumstances. His discourse was an Able one thoroughly apropos in All its allusions and it made a deep impression of the Large assemblage. The discourse was founded on first Samuel. 20th chapter 3rd verse a a there is but a step Between me and death. A following is a synopsis of the Sermon in All vocations we Are exposed to danger and death. In some callings it is True we Are exposed to More danger than in others. The Soldier for instance is More Likely to be killed than the Man engaged in peaceful pursuits Ami the railroader is More Likely to fall a victim to Accident than men following other vocations. In All cases however it is Only the body that is killed the soul lives on. When the body i destroyed the soul goes to meet its judge Ami to receive Coudes nation or Reward. Preparation for Reward must be made in this life there being Only one Way to Gaiu Reward namely. By reconciliation with god through Jesus Christ. There Are Many agencies tending to destroy the soul and probably the most potent is Strong drink. James a. Jones had his weakness his sins were Manifest. There Are Inaus worse sinners however whose sins Are covered. Let us turn from Jones who has passed hence the speaker said Aud look upon the Man who did the shooting the poor wreck languish aug in prison nerve racked a according to report j from his continued a or inking so that whether it was accidental or deliberate he could not help but take the life of his Friend. The speaker made a impassioned Appeal to men with this terrible warning before them so fraught with sorrow and so far reaching and grave in its consequences to pause Aud consider before indulging further their appetite for Strong a Friuk. He reminded those who drink that they also Are taking human life. A first of All a Rev. Sherman said a you Are taking your own life because you Are not men when you drink. You Are taking the life of your wife Wixom you swore to love Aud protect by killing the spirit and depriving her of love and the necessities of life. You Are taking the lives of your children by withholding from them that which you ought to give them. You Are taking the life of the Community because you do not sustain it in its Best in conclusion the sex Aker ventured the assertion begging Pardon if the remark seemed harsh that if anything that lie could say on that occasion would Lead men to be sober that if they would heed this terrible warning. Then probably poor Jones death won id not be too great a sacrifice. He begged of them All a when tempted to drink to remember poor Jim the following persons from out of town attended the funeral or. Ami mrs. Thomas Bevan new Castle mrs. Jennie Hughes and daughter of Newcastle or. And mrs. James Rishel of West Nanticoke or. Aud mrs. Peter Shutt Aud three children of Milton mrs. Emmajo a us of Catawissa or. And mrs. Wesley Deshay Hud mrs. Daniel Bedea of Shenandoah. Han in Hospital elected. In Shamokin the republicans elected a a majority of councilmen and school directors also Burgess John drum Heiser overseer of the poor George Shultz. Charles whary Ami John Mcconnell democrats were chosen tax collector and auditor respectively. Whary was injured 1 in the mines recently and i till in the Hospital. He was nominated and Sonta personal Appeal to the voters irrespective of party for their support

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