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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - January 2, 1908, Danville, PennsylvaniaVol. A a no 1 Danville pa., thur8day. January 2, 1�oh established in i Mas i i i a it Yin it 1 ii a a ninth firt Talmin w wifi him. If la i r Ihlen till / a a / a Iii i.t�. 42. Mil i -1. In any ii i k. A. Of the a Oitim hand intestines a special v items condensed. Tho passport system a lates bark to the time of the crusaders. Race prejudice May be natural hot it in t Christian. This would to a mighty dreary world if it Wasny to for sentiment. Clean streets Are not an impossibility hot they Cost Money. Death is a foe whose Dart May strike one in an unlocked for Mornout seventeen countries of Europe have 17.000,000 goats. The world is full of in Leas. Some of which Are not Worth much. The newspaper which studies a Ouray does the Public a real service. A Little previous forethought is Worth a Bushel of after repentance. The Circle of ones friends is Apt to you treat As age approaches. The Mikado and the Crown Prince of Japan Are each having an album made of the photographs of All the military and naval officers killed in the War with Russia. Members of the Church defense committee of England Are pledged to make Church and school the Foremost consideration in voting at elections John Bull figures out that his country has been so Cess Ful in 8� per cent of the Battles in which it Lias been engaged a motto on the coins is not nearly so important As sincerity in the hearts of the people. Providence Lias the 1�igliest regard for those who try to answer their own prayers. The British War minister asserts that England must keep a Navy equal to the combined navies of Germany Anil the United states. The american Survey of the Philippines while still incomplete has disclosed the fact that there Are 1,400 More islands in the group than the Spanish Survey showed. Nearly every Steamer from Europe brings Over a number of Young women destined to become the wives of immigrants who have made a stake and a Start in the new world. It is asserted by the Omaha Bee that an Oklahoma Man was Defeated for speaker of the legislature because he wore a High Linen Collar. Gary Brooks the oldest resident of Fairport n. Y.,is dead. He was born in july 1806,and was thus in his 102ml year at the time of i death. In the North Ceu tial states there is a percentage of 30 unmarried men out of every 100, to 19.3 of unmarried women. New York City has the reputation of carrying More bedbugs in its Public conveyances than any other cite in the world. The professor of chemistry and physics at the University of Berne is a woman Only 20 years old. The commissioners of Columbia county have paid ont in bounties for weasels #350, for foxes #24 and for minks #�5 since the Law placing in Jiuu ties on the Heads of these animals w As passed. Hiram Kuntz recorder of a Zerue county died at his Home in , on saturday morning from uraemic Poison aug. Or. Kuntz was a prominent Republican and also a prominent Mason. Elmer j. silk Weaver who says he never a a Bank Check until a few Days a was arrested on Friday upon a dozen charges of having passed forged checks in Allentown and Reading. At the Wingert Home up Una buy Montgomery county artificial Snow under a Christmas tree caught fire from a Caudle in the hands of Kite Wingert and she and Ammon Lighty. Who came to her Aid were badly burned. Tin tree an Organ and the furniture in the room were destroyed. Mrs. Sarah Mcclenehan aged 67 years of hike Danqua Lehigh county who was an invalid was on saturday taken to the window of her room to watch the funeral of her neighbor mrs. James Mcallister pass by. A few moments later she was found dead. Cameron Cool of West Pittston a wealthy owner of race horses had his Skull fractured by burglars Early on Friday morning in his rooms Over his stables and on Friday night he died of his injuries. It is known that about #240 in Money and a Gold watch were taken. There m nmn to he a sentiment abroad in favor of reorganizing the Danville band which has been out of existence for a couple of years Tho idea Seonia to have taken toot among some music lovers who can not understand Why tiie town of Danville should not As in the past support a first class hand especially a the band instruments Are Here and Talent of a High order abounds. A few years before disbandment it will he recalled that new instruments were purchased for the Danville hand by Money raised by popular subscription which instruments Are practically new and should to in first class condition. One of the former members of the baud during conversation sunday stated that he has an instrument in his Possession and that should reorganization be effected in would gladly Tabo his place in the baud or hand the instrument Over to his successor. Other members he said who retain their instruments arc playing in Riverside while still others Are a Laving in the Bloomsburg baud. Taking All the facts into consideration it does seem too bad that after going to the excuse of purchasing instruments our town should lose the baud Aud that other communities should have the Benefit of the players Aud the instr neuts. At the same time no blame attaches to the members. The struggles made by the baud to keep on its feet can easily be recalled. Certain it is that disbandment was resorted too Only when the struggle became a hopeless one. It was satisfactorily demonstrated that a band in Danville is not self supporting that a musical organization of that a Ort must receive contributions from Tho Public to liquidate rent Cost of fuel Light etc., or Tho members will to obliged to reach into their pockets to meet a deficit which occurs each year. The latter is what the members of the Danville band were obliged to do they got tired of it and decided to quit without question our citizens would he glad to hear that the Hauville hand is to be reorganize a a. At the same time it would be Well to Bear in mind tin conditions. The task of Inai Utain aug a band should not be a hopeless Oue. If assistance from the Public is essential then it is possible if proper Means be employed that help in such form As is desired could be obtained the principal thing however is Foi the projectors to be sure of their ground and not to proceed with reorganization until Aid and support is pledged that will enable the baud to meet its obligations without any personal and pecuniary sacrifice on the part of its members. Further nows relating to the proposition will be awaited with will be in Smullo a political party platforms which have not appeared in suit us a handbook since the Middle of governor a administration will be restored in the forthcoming volume which it is hoped to Issue about next april or May. Governor Peru Packer pruned out the platforms Aud some other matter when he wished to reduce the Cost of the annual edition Aud much dissatisfaction has always existed thereat. Small s for 1908 will have the state party platforms for 1907, but will not print the National platforms of 1904. The National platforms of 1908 will he printed the following Vear. No other material changes Are contemplated in the 1908 Smullo a. The compilers Are considering restoring the digest of the election Laws which was also cot out by governor Peru Packer and never restored although the election Laws passed in 1906 have been printed in the two most recent volumes. It is proposed that this digest be brought up to Date and reinserted but nothing definite has been Given Many a appointment judge George b. Orlady of Philadelphia Tho newly elected grand master of the free and accepted masons of Pennsylvania has appointed John w. Farnsworth of this City the District grand Deputy of Columbia and Mouton counties which comprises the two bodies in Danville Aud also Catawissa Bloomsburg and Orange Ville. Dietrich Williams. George s. Dietrich and miss May Katherine Williams both of Ottawa were United in Matrimony on thursday at 6 30 p. M. At the Home of the grooms sister mrs. Grant roat Derry township. The ceremony was performed . J. W. l Lane claimed by death our Reader will Law pained to learn of the death of John l. Lam. Which took place at i Home ill Kemeter Wyoming at 6 o clock sunday evening the body will in brought to Danville for interment the deceased was a native of Dan Ville and grew to manhood her. He was a son of mrs. L. A. Lane who departed this life sue years ago. His wife before marriage was miss Gussie Hancock of this Olty about ten years ago he went to a Fuierer Uusita county. Wyoming where beheld a position with Kemerer amp go., Coal dealers. He was a Man of Fine business ability and Sterling integrity qualities which combined with his genial manners and companionable nature in buried him not Only rapid promotion in the business world but attracted to him hosts of friends. Accompanied by his wife Aud Little daughter the deceased spent several weeks in this Eity last summer. The visit Provod especially pleasant not Only to or Lane but also to his old time acquaintances in this City who revealed by the warm handshake Aud Hearty greeting As the crowded around him the sincerity Aud depth of the Welcome extended. Several weeks ago a letter from mrs Laue to relatives in Danville conveyed the unpleasant nows that or. Lane was ill of typhoid fever. Tidings received at intervals were not of a reassuring nature. A Telegram received last week stated that he was very Low. A message following yesterday morn aug stated that lie was dead. The Deeo ased was 36 years of age he is survived by his wife Aud daughter Marion aged about eleven years one brother Arthur Lane also survives. The body will be brought to Danville for burial. The Date of Tho arrival hero is not known but it will probably not be until the inst of the Coats for the our Srihn Captain f. M. Herrington who is now in command of company f. 12th regiment n. G. P., has just received an order from the adjutant general to make a requisition for a new dress uniform coat which is a very a Dressy looking affair and will Rig the guards men up As timely As United states troops. The new coat bears Little resemblance to that previously worn by the guardsmen. It is of the United states army pattern and As such has standing Collar and shoulder straps. It has Cord around the Edge of Collar shoulder straps Aud sleeve. The order requires the men to be measured by a experienced hand in order that a Good fit May be seen red. The requisition is to be made As soon As possible. As the men Are expected to attend Drill thursday evening next measurements for Coats will probably begin on that . Grace f. Jones departs this life mrs. Grace f. Jones a former resident of Danville died at her Home fifth Street Bloomsburg at 8 of clock sunday morning after an illness of Over a year. The deceased was 38 years of age. She wa9 the daughter of Aaron sober of this City. Beside her husband d. W. Jones she is survived by two daughters Annabel aged 8 and Helen five years she is also survived by three Sisters Mary e. Mrs. W. W. Davis of Danville Margaret mrs. John Armstrong i. Of West Pittston Louisa. Mrs. Henry Biermann of Bloomsburg and two Brothers or. Harry m. Sober of Danville and j. H. Sober of Shelton neb. Birthday dinner. A dinner party was tendered at the Home of or. And bars. D. Phillips Derry town Alsip on sunday in Honor of mrs. Phillips birthday. Music was furnished by o. K. Beyers Graulio phone. All returned Home wishing mrs. Phillips Many More Bright birthdays. She received a number of gifts. Those present were or. And mrs. C. A. Ortinau and Sou Albert of swe Noda or. Aud mrs. O. A. Hollobaugh or. And mrs. W. A. Dietrich and daughter Kathryn. Or. And mrs h. J. Artley and son Ottawa or. And mrs. De. Dols to of . And mrs. Wilson Shultz and daughter Anua or. Aud mrs. W. H. Hartman or. Aud mrs. D. Phillips Aud son Alonzo mrs. Rebecca Brobst of Emporium Kansas misses Maud Gresh Pearl Bromley Mary Estella Gresh Adam Phillips of Milton Ralph Ware of Allentown o. K. Beyer w. O. Brittain Charles Dyer and master Alva Hollobaugh. Quot some of us lost dear friends whose memory will always Mark the 1eeting. Dpi yeah the Borough Council held an adjourned session monday evening for the per it Ose of winding up the Hue iness of tin year 1907. Each one of the Borough fathers we a at his desk with the exception of Audrew so hat z of the fourth Ward who was detained at Home by an attack of pneumonia members were present As follows Sweisfurth Pursel finn Gaii Ever Hart Dietz Moyer Russell Deutsch Angle Hughes and Jacobs. Borough Secretary ii. In Patton being ill and Unble to he Prest lit at the meeting Robert purse i a chosen Secretary pro Tern. On motion of or. Angle it was decided that orders be drawn As follows fifty two dollars to the chief of tie fire department. A Twenty five dollars to the extensive Board of the fire department. Thirty seven dollars Aud a half quarterly appropriation to each of the four fire companies of town. On motion it was ordered Liat seventy two dollars interest on the Jos Ali Wolf bequest be paid to mrs. I. A. Persing treasurer of the woman a benevolent society of Danville. Or Deutsch moved that Permis Sii u be granted the Dauville opera House company to erect a ten foot Fence on the West Side of the Culvert Over the canal on Mill Street. A Yea Aud nay vote resulted As follows yeast or. Deutsch. Nays Sweisfort Pursel Jacobs Finnigan Everhart. Dietz. Moyer Russell Angle. Not vote ugh or. Hughes. The motion was declared lost. Police report the chief of police presented his report for the year 1907. Before Justice of the peace Oglesby during the year thirty three persons were haled for violating the Borough ordinance of this number Twenty three persons were a drunk Quot or a drunk and disorderly. A a before Justice dal on thirty eight were haled during the. Ear Twenty four were a a drunk or a drunk Aud among other offences charged were Quot Breffe a Speed limit Quot a loafing of Corner a a a breaking Market a peddling without and dog Quot fines amounted to #60. The largest Fine imposed was #25 for a a passing Medicine daring the year 235 tramps were sheltered in the lock up. Fire chiefs report the report of the retiring chief of the fire department John Toohig was submitted to Council. During the year there were seven fires. The total amount of damages sustained was #1,113.56. On assuming the duties of chief of the fire department chief Toohig reports that he found everything in Good could Tiou. Of retiring he reported the equipment in Good condition with the exception of the sprinkling Hose of the Continental Hose company Aud one Spauver belonging to the same company which is lost. The following Hills were approved for payment Borough depot. Labor in Light depot. # 85.60 labor Aud hauling. 23.88 j. H. Cole. 164.88 Geo. F. Reifsnyder 14.05 Joseph w. Keely 12.02 j. C. Mincemoyer. 18.80 James Dailey a 1.00 Trumbower amp Werb Heifer 14.16 David j. Rogers 530.00 Thomas g. Vic but. 15.00 water Dep t. Regular employees. 134.40 Friendship fire co. To. 18 h. B. Patton .10.00 Crandall packing co. 41.40 j. H. Cole. 1.25 Joesp i w. Keely 15.00friendship elects officers the Friendship fire company on saturday evening held its annual election of officers resulting in the following selection of leaders for the ensuing year president Harry Trumbower vice president Thomas g. Vincent treasurer John l. Russell Secretary John g. Waite trustee William Young Foreman Harry Kaufman first assistant Foreman a. Stead second assistant Foreman Walter Trumpower Engineer of Steamer John l. Russell assistant Engineer will g. member of the executive Board Harry Trumpower Delegate to state convention William roat alternate Frank Rantz Delegate to 6-county convention John l. Jones fire Rupp John o. Vastine and Harry Mapstone Pikeman Warren . A ten w. G. Brow Aud John Foulke axeman George Rupp Harry Heller Ralph Kisner and or. J. J. Kline Torch bearer Harry heller.nianufac11 Brake beams monday evening the machinery was practically All installed in one department of the Plant of the Pennsylvania Brake beam company at this place Aud the of Brake beams begun. The machinery installed in tie Brake beam department is specially designed and is very ing Etious Eon listing of four steam riveters Aud one a header Quot the function of the latter machine which operates under a seven thu pressure is to Force the Brake head a device to we Aioli the Brake shoe is attached of to the ends of the Brake beam. With the assistance of the steam riveters it facilitates the work very much. Up to the present the Brake beam company has merely assembled the parts the beam Brake head and other attachments which it has Mati fact ured elsewhere. At present the company has a Large Stock of specially pre pared material of baud that was brought Here along with the equipment from the Plant at Easton and which will keep the Plant running until the rolling department is company intends to Roll its own Brake beams. The rolling department however is not at All adapted to this work Aud will have to be remodeler in every detail. The furnaces standing Are of no use whatever and new ones will have to to built. The open Hearth furnaces at the Western end of the Mill Are being torn Down As they Are in the Way. The other furnaces will be left standing. The furnaces to be built will be Large enough to heat steel rails in Twenty foot lengths. The Roll train will have to be torn Dowie Aud rebuilt the housings As they now stand being too close together to accommodate the now Rolls for the Brake beams now being a turned a a neither the couplings nor the pinions in the train can he used with the new Rolls. Each of these will to displaced by other of new pattern which Are being manufactured by the Dauville foundry and machine company East of Tho Roll train Sonto alterations will have to be made in the Mill in order to make room for the elongated bars As they leave the Rolls which will vary in length from fifty five feet to seventy feet. About the Only fixtures of the rolling can be use without alteration Are the one thousand horse Power engine Aud fifteen Hundred horse Power boiler both of which Are in first class condition. Wherever possible labor saving devices will be employed. The Iron rails will be lifted into the Furnace by Means of a specially installed Crane and the Brake beam Plant is Laid out in such a Way that the product passes easily and conveniently from one department to the other. A new switch has been constructed Oue Branch of which takes the cars right into the rolling department where the Iron rails to be worked Over along with the fuel is unloaded con be Lieut to the furnaces. The other Branch extends up to the rear of the Plant where the Brake beam department is Loca d. This portion of the switch when he finished Brake beams Are loaded for Mim but cout Uius room for fifteen ends. General manager e. M. Apple Haugli who spent Christmas with his family at Easton returned to Danville from a now on no time will be lost in getting the rolling department of Tho Plant ready for Are being marked the Board of health has taken action of the communication recently received from state commissioner of health or. Dixon in relation to certain precautions that should be employed to prevent the spread of typhoid fever. Typewritten notices monday morning were delivered to the milkmen requesting that hereafter in serving houses wherein typhoid fever exists the use of bottles be discontinued. The practice of refilling milk bottles gathered up while in route was strictly forbidden. The dairymen were captioned to to very careful in cleansing bottles used to the end that the latter might be thoroughly sterilized and in proper shape for refilling. Each of the notices stated that the order enclosed was give on the authority of the state Board of health. Under the circumstances therefore it is not Likely that the order will be disregarded by any of the dairymen. The local Board of health has also adopted the recommendation of or. Dixon and ordered All the houses placarded wherein typhoid fever exists. Health officer Benton b. Brownl it eau the work of putting up the cards yesterday fore you he was furnished a list of houses to be marked he had difficulty in locating some of the a Aud night came of before All the houses were ii the 1.1. I. In Atli the Advent of the new general Secretary at the Danville y. M. J. A. A number of notable changes and improve nouts have been made about Tho building. Aug today tile gymnasium schedule for to e present a season is announced. The most important change is in the Reading and game rooms. The Reading Lias now been moved to the room in front of the Secretary a office which formerly the games occupied. The games have been transferred to the former rending room. In the basement the showers have undergone some much needed repairs. Up to Date sprays have been installed instead of the worn out one and it is now possible to get a genuine Spring Shower of any temperature instead of a deluge that was Likely to vary anywhere from a Cloud of steam to an ice cold torrent. Gym schedule. The gymnasium schedule for the re of the present season will be As follows afternoon business menus class 4 to 5 tuesday thursday Aud saturday evening business menus class 8 15 to 9 15 monday and thursday. Senior class 8 to 9 80 of tuesday and 8 to 9 on Friday. Intermediates 4 30 to 5 45 of monday and 7 to 8 15 on thursday. Juniors 4 30 to 5 30 on wednesday and 9 30 to 10 30 a. M. Of saturday. Girls class 4 to 5 15 on Friday. Special class work 9 to 9 80 on hade by Dan cupid during the past year prothonotary Thomas g Vincent issued 127 marriage licenses. This number is slightly below the total in 1906, when 131 marriage licenses were issued. The showing this year however is much better than in 1905, when Only 116 couples were licensed to we 1 and is above the average the truth of the matter is that As Long As humanity dwells upon tie Earth As Long As the heart awakens to the consciousness of love As Long As civilization endures and marriage is regarded As a honorable in All Quot men and women will seek the Blissful state of Matrimony Aud though one year the number of marriages May fall lie Low the average the next year will be pretty sure to reveal that Dau cupid is As Busy As Ever. Apropos of the subject prothonotary Vincent has made some interesting observations during the past year. He Lias noted that an unusually Large number of very Young people Are getting married and that in very Many instances the brides an older than the grooms. During the past year prothonotary Vincent issued a marriage License to probably the youngest couple that was Ever United in Matrimony in this county the Bride being Only 15 years Aud the Groom 16 years of age. In another instance the Bride was 16 and the Groom 18 in the majority of instances both Bride Aud Groom were us Der Twenty one years. Death of mrs. Clai a Hoyer mrs. Clara Moyer a former resident of Dauville was taken suddenly ill at her borne of West second Street in Berwick sunday morning and died monday afternoon. Her death was a very sudden Oue Aud came As a great Shock to the family. Sunday morning she was taken with Haemorrhages caused by ulcers in the stomach a and her condition from the first was serious mrs Moyer was born near Dauville and lived Here until 1896. She moved to Berwick at that time wit i her husband Jacob Moyer Aud Lias since been a resident there. She was a member of the presbyterian Church of Berwick and a conscientious Christian. Her age was nearly 66 years. Surviving her Are a half brother de. Lormer who is now in the United states army Aud the following children Cora Berwick mrs. F. L. Kramer Philadelphia mrs. Otto Miller. Ella and Walter of Berwick Horace of Charleston West a. Will audit accounts. The county auditors will Convene at the court House next week for the performance of their official duty. The auditors Are Thomas Vansant of Liberty township Amandas Shultz of Derry town ship and j. H. Woodside of Dauville. Inducted into office. Of monday 6th. Inst., the first Mon Day in january Thomas g. Vincent prothonotary elect Aud Andrew Stein Man county treasurer elect will be inducted into office. The oath will be administered at High noon. J. Induc the Florist. A to held up by four Meu near the Olock works on monday night. Dodging the mow that was aimed at his head he escaped through about the liveliest piece of sprinting that in Ever indulged in. Or. Leduc left his Iii in for a trip Down Tow. About 8 of clock. As be approach i the Railroad Street crossing of the d. L. Amp w. I in saw two men standing on the Railroad while another stood a Short Dis Taix a North of the crossing alongside tin clock works there was nothing about the Meu that in pressed i. Leduc unfavourably at the time. He continued his Way Down the tracks passing dose to several Box cars that stood of the siding. While walking along in the darkness he distinguished the form of a Man hiding Between the cars who at the same Mornout made a vigorous lunge toward him. The Surprise was so Complete that or. Leduc did oot notice whether his assail am used his or aimed a blow at him with some instrument. He is sure however that whatever it missed his Bead by the narrowest possible margin in a moment or. Ledu. Realized that he was the victim of a attempted hold up and he instinctively took to his heels. In speaking of the matter yesterday he stated that he thinks he made the Best time on record and did not Stop running until lie reached the d. L. Amp a depot. He feels confident that if the blow aimed at him from Between the cars had been landed lie would have been completely knocked out after which the rest would have been easy for the highwaymen. The four men about the crossing evidently belonged to a gang who were looking for some Oue to Rob As or. Leduc came Down the track they evidently distributed themselves As above fellow Between the cars was relied upon to Surprise the Man passing Aud to get the Best of him after which the other highwaymen would help to finish the Job. The two men on the crossing stood in the electric Light Aud or. Leduc recalls that their appearance suggested tramps or individuals who would be capable of robbery. The police tuesday were on the Lookout for tue answering their description but the Fellows failing in the Holdup evidently considered it prudent to leave town immediately aged Exchange resident Dies William Butcher a aged resident of Exchange this county died tuesday morning aged 73 years. Or. Batcher had been in ill health for several years but had been seriously at listed ouly since thanksgiving time. The canse of Deal was cancer of the stomach. Or. Butcher came to this county from Geneva. New York about 12 a a car made Liis Home w Atli f. Wertman where he has lived since. He was a member of the Turbotville Lodge of Odd Fellows and was also a free Manon. The funeral will take place on Sar urday morning meeting at the Home of f. P Wertman at 11 o clock. Service will be conducted in the episcopal Church a Exchange and interment will to made in the cemetery adjoining. Grone building transferred the members of Dauville Lodge no. 754, b. O. E., Are now the Happy possessors of their own Home. The Groue building tuesday was formally transferred to the Lodge me Price paid being #13,500. The property purchased is a most desirable Aud a valuable Oue Aud it will no doubt be a permanent Home for the elks. In addition to the splendid Structure fifty two feet of ground in the rear goes with the Purchase. The Lodge is looking Forward to certain improvements in the future which will add still More to the value of the Susan Roden called from Earth miss Susan Roden a Well known Aud highly esteemed lady of Dauville departed this life at her Home. Hemlock Street at 11 a of clock yesterday morning after an illness of nearly a year. The deceased was 34 years of age. She is survived by her Mother mrs. Matthew Roden one sister. Margaret mrs. John c. Hooley of Newark n. three Brothers John Rod it of Reading and Philip and pm a a Roden of Dauville. The funeral will be held on fat 9 a. M. From St. Josephus pm Church. Interment in St. Jook a cemetery
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