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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - January 14, 1904, Danville, PennsylvaniaHome paper for tie Home i lie circulation it it a this paper is in Irea Iii t rapidly. It a ill pay you to advertise �11 the american subscription $1 per of for of i Vinci h. Wennin is a i it t m it t. Office i Hurt a a .1 1to 1� v ii Mill fit r m to i i. M Ito Oville i o. State american a this country will no Var be entirely Eree until it supplies Alloe its own demands wit ii its own productions. Vol. A no Danville. 1�a thursday Jam Ala ii . Esta ii Lisi i de in 1h55 s Ikiri. In Dull >111 1 /., i in. In a mini sr., i�anv111pa. Tsp it of the san Mius a to a intestine a special \ Letin. \ . Dentist it it i in 1 is Mill Sti Ihk i a Ali ext Miu a without in Law. I Rownia Iii or my work a penalty. »-., will i if 1 la St 1111 it not Llu up Rcd Vod instruments my a Rei Ai a min a it Milf the most Ditl cull work. Or. C. H. Reynolds -111 nt1.-t 2.s8 mid i Danville in a. in All or brunch.--. Charter moderate and n wort established is i condensed Mays. Lir �1 Iyo Are getting longer Kim weather Lor up Eumo Jwia. Candidates Are shaking bands. Stitch. 1st in As bargain counters Are big cleared. Frozen noses ears and Finger tips Are common. your Coal Lia Uluig in Advance if it of an Short. Tie haulers Are very Busy. 1 Ather Man treats us to an occasional Snow flurry just to prove that be Emit dues to Bare Shiw in Stock. It is a question whether All new year n solutions will be p in this Mil i weather. To peaking of Oil Tash omd Winters we beg to express a preterm Lor the a Good old summer tie finest kind of ice is being store away in the ice houses throughout the town and a Wing to the big crop being hair sted the chunk of ice should be larg sin the Prim Small next sum Ilief the battleships a it fall a a civilized Nat minis of the Earth Are hastening toward Kur Quot i a Lii h will Likely be tie storm Center of the threatened hostilities in the far fast. In he Berwick Hoard of Trade a d t movement to secure the removal of Albright College Froni Myerstown to Liat place a Cash subscription of $�0,000 towards Suji port ing the College ten the is Pia tidally assured. If War does occur Between Kusia a Mil Japan it is Lifcia in that China will be Brok n Over in a it i a. The historical hut behind tie tinn Empire is Likely to be Sqcoe 1 severely when the pushing tugging Aud shoving commences. Kail was c up Bratiotis in the United states during tin year just passed have made a Good bowing and prospered notwithstanding increased wages co t of fuel and materials. The it Timon a last year was the largest in ten year the Issue for the first Quarter of the present year exceeds the same period last year by Twenty five per cent. The livery staid a report an exceptionally Fine business since saturday last. Smallpox has broken out in the insane department of tie Blair county almshouse. One victim is dead and three new cases have been discovered. The place has been Quad mined by the state health Hoard. Edward in passing through the Orchard in the rear of his Home at Northumberland tuesday morning saw a Large Robin flying merrily through to in Trees. Spring in surely coining so get Leady to fight the dust out of the carpets and amputate the grass. Pneumonia is quite prevalent through out the country and during the sudden weather changes and exposure to severe cold people cannot take too Good care of themselves. The Reading railway has again he <1 a general vaccination order and All train men have been notified to comply. Or. Brothers began scratch us at Newberry yesterday and is working i Way along the i in Bav ing sore arms in i Wake the legislative wheels Are beginning to turn in Many states. Schuylkill county fax collectors who Are udi ind in their account will be prosecuted. Many have Large sums of state Ami county Money which they decline to turn Over. The Bondsmen will he hold if necessary. Tie manufacturers of Valentines complain that Liore t a general Lump in the business this year which goes to show that the Standard of intelligence is rising in this country. Oyster dealers predict a famine in the bivalves tin next two weeks this is Doe to the extreme cold weather. The ice along the Oyster Beds makes it impossible for dodgers to work. One of the Sites mentioned for Purchase by the government As a govern Merit Camp for soldiers is that formerly occupied by the soldiers from this City who were stationed it a amp Meade a luring in fish and Short change men Are operating in Luzerne count v. Merchants and others should beware i making change for strangers. Considerably More signers than Are required have been obtained to tin petition a King that Mill Street he paved and the Pap i will be presented to the Borough Council at its regular meeting tomorrow night. Street paving is one of the improvements which have been looked for Waid to with a Good Deal id pleasant anticipation for years past. So that when the petition was first circulated last fall signers were readily obtained and hero seemed to it be no question from the Start but that enough signers to cover two thirds of the distance to he paved As required by Law could easily be procured. The work was not pushed very actively until within a recent Date when the Danville and Bloomsburg electric Tail in company let tin contract for constructing its line. Realizing then that there was no turn to lose it Street paving was us take place coincident with the laying of the trolley track in flu Borough the committee again took up the petition and made an Effort to secure additional signers. Yesterday it was announced that the project was secure. Considerably mor that the number of signers needed have been obtained while nowhere along the Street was there any direct opposition encountered. The petition asks that Mill Street a paved with vitrified Brick from the River Bridge to Center Street. Mill Street is about 33 feet wide with the exception of a spot in the Vicinity of the weigh Scales where the Street is much wider. It is understood that the trolley company will pave nine feet Aud that tie balance will be divided equally Between the. Borough an 1 tin owners of the properties which line each Side of tin Street Sivh paying one third. The Borough Council will probably take immediate action on the petition and proceed at one to enact an ordinance for Street paving. Those who have not yet signed the petition will have an Opportunity of a a a to so during today Aud tomorrow at United evangelical Church. The revival meetings of the United evangelical Church successful 1&Quot Yusid All expectations from tie Start have not yet reached their Climax the Church is thoroughly aroused to the revival spirit and As a unit Are Labouring together with the pastor Ine ant by of a or the salvation of souls. Penitents continue to crowd the altar among them being us a seekers nearly every evening. Kev. Kunii is somewhat indisposed through an attack of grip hut to cout in us to labor zealously. His sermons Are Plain practical appeals to All Clas s the revival meetings will continue at h ast until the 24th inst. Rev. Dunn stated yesterday that the meetings would be kept up As Long a there i any indication of favourable results the general Public especially those who Are non professors of religion Are most cordially invited to attend All the services. Stockholders meeting. Tin stockholders at the two National Hanks of this City held their regular annual meeting tuesday afternoon. At the Danville National Bank the following directors were chosen to serve for the ensuing year w. J. Baldy Charles p. Hancock f. C. Angle d. R. Eekman Alexander Hill Meyer Dan m. Curry and w. K Holloway. At the first National Hank the following directors were chosen to serve for the ensuing year several residing a jut of town Robert m. Cat heart b. R. Gearhart i. X. Grier William f. Tooley d. F. Gouge r Aud c. G. Van Alen. At tin first National Bank no Tumbas been set for organic Tiou hut a meeting for that purpose will be held in the near future. The Peoples Bank held its annual meeting in december and elected officers on the same Date. Revival at East end Mission. The present Winter promises to be j an exceptional one for revivals. In addition to those which have run their course and others which have opened of auspiciously a series of evangelistic meetings beginning with next we k will he held at the fast Kiel i Sion in the Amin Rhian building. The meetings will open on Mon Lav the 18th inst. Ami from that Date until the 22uri will lie in charge of Rev. J k. Hutchison of Mahoning presbyterian Church. The week following from the 2�"th to the. 23th, the meetings will in in charge of the Rev George d. Mingins d. Ito new y orc or. Magius i it a famous Mission worker Ami has been in Danville on several of a asians when Bis sermons Marie a Strong impression. Ill of diphtheria. James the four year old Sou of or. And mrs. James t. Street is very critically ill of diphtheria Vnti toxin has a a a a to admin a i i and yester Lav the physician Hud Hopes of tin child a Rocoff by. Typhoid fever patients. Walter and Floren Aud daughter of or and mrs. Ii. I. Trumpower fist Market Ortuet who have typhoid Ronli nue it site ill Walter especially. Dior in a a is sight la convalescent Ami i Able to sit up a port Ion of tin time a very Bud runaway was narrowly averted on Mill Street monday afternoon. As it was one Otth a occupants of the Sleigh was thrown out and slightly injured. Between two and three o clock William Mart of Washingtonville drove into town with a two seated Sleigh he longing to Blue Springs farm. Or Mart was accompanied by two Ludi of Washingtonville who occupied the rear seat. The Sleigh contained hut one hours As it was crossing the d. L. Amp w track on Mill runner ground hard on the Iron rail suddenly checking the Speed. The result was that the j Swingle tree broke which caused tin horse which was a spirited animal to Spring Forward jerking the a ins our of the re River a hands. Or Mart grab be 1 for the lines hut succeeded in getting hold of Only one line. With this lie held on hoping to Check the hours which by this time was half out of the shafts and was plunging about in a wholly ungovernable Way. The one line to which the Driver held had the effect of pulling the hours around in a Circle. The position which with plenty of room would have been dangerous enough was rend red doubly perilous by the awning Post and two Large heaps of Snow which had been shovelled off the crossing by the railway employees. As the horse dashed around tin Circle time Aud again the Sleigh seemed to escape the awning posts by Only a hairs breadth and As the runners struck the piled up Snow the High half overturned. The two ladies held on As Best they could hut during the third or fourth revolution one of them a mrs. Frank con son a inst her hold and was hurled from the seat Aud of a a 11 into the Street. Fortunately at this juncture a gentleman from the sidewalk caught the horse Ashr Das he 1 by Ami stopped the. Runaway. Mrs. Courson was soon upon her feet. Sim was badly frightened and bruised somewhat hut not seriously hint to Spect e a was quit thrilling Aud caused a Good a i in Ltd to excitement last night at St. Paul a. The revival meetings in St. Hauls m. F. Church were a ii sustained last evening notwithstanding the inclement weather and tin difficulty of walking. Tim congregation a larger than expected. Tin musical feature of the meeting is increasingly lie Pim. Protessor letter i proving inns it to a a most efficient conductor of the music. Those who to a of Paterl him from Balcom Burg rendered most excels it service. The Sermon by the pastor was based upon the subject a seeking the lord an immediate the text was in Hosea 10th chapter 12th verse a it is time for you Tosk the lord. A the meet i Tigs Are grow ing in Power Aud prom is a 1 Irge ingathering to the Church membership before they come to a close. Thirty cases of Scarlet fever. Scarlet fever is epidemic in roaring Crek and Locust county a conservative estimate placing the number of a a a it a a at thirty. Re to deaths have occurred. In roaring Creek three of the Public schools have been closed in Locust township one the upper school is closed. As a further precaution services have been discontinued in the reformed Church at Mill Grove and All loafing is prohibited in tie country stores. The disease was carried into the locality from Philadelphia by the son of a Farmer who was attending school in the City. The disease is in the form of scar Latina and Anginora and is not to Ali most virulent Type next years improvements. Among the improvements contemplated by the Pennsylvania Railroad for next year is the double tracking a it of tin s. H amp w. Branch from Sunbury to Ltd at Wissa. In addition to double tracking the Road tin improvements will include a straightening out of All the curve Aii enormous amount of work will he involved As tin curve in tin Vicinity of glue Hill is a big proposition in itself. Between South Danville Ami Suu Tii Irv the Road is already double tracked with the exception of some five Miles. The greater part a if the work will a Between South Danville and roaring Creek As the Antii stretch there has Only a single track the school Hoard held a Busy session Moldav night tin gig to a part Quot to the time being occupied in trying to Craik Litchi out tin difficulty in a Liili it seem that i Udy in involved Ali Roncoli the enforcement of the act of lilo to perfect flit practice and procedure of entering fax claims. The act in question which repeals All former acts relating to tax is heavy and complicated and capable of different interpretations. Acting upon what he belie veil sound advice the president a if the school Hoard along with tie presiding officers of the town Council the Board of county commissioners and the overseers of the poor signed the tax claims preparatory to their being entered up in the prothonotary a a office when thy become a Lien against the property. It was not Long until the question was raised whether or not the signature thus Given by the chief executive officers without any Resolution on the 1 Art of their respective bodies authorizing it was according to Law and of any Force in the premises. The discussion in the school Hoard last night was precipitated by the prothonotary a Bill of one Hundred dollars for entering up tin taxes. Ralph Kim a attorney for the school Board was present and gave an opinion based up on his interpretation of tie act of 1101. According to his View the school Board As Well As the Borough Council and the other bodies involved i a parliamentary organization and As such derives its authority from Resolution. Under the circumstances id thought it was Plain that the pres id enc a i no right to sign the tax claims without tin school boar first taking action. At the same time he said lie wis Heil it und stood that lie did not question the Good Faith of the president or of either of the other presiding officers who signed. Assuming that this View held Good it was a question with the school Board How far the procedure taken in the entering up �1 taxes is Legal and what step would by advisable for them to take next. In the absence of the sought they decided to Post Pom the paying of the prothonotary a Bill Ami on motion it was Laid on the table. The Borough sup route indent present 1 his report for the month ending january the. Number a it of pupils in attendance during Mouth males �?~11. F Iii Al �?T�21 total 122s. Average attendance during month males a it Mal s vital 1154. Percentage paragraphs my i. Or. And mis. 1 a Ouis Gross of blooms Burg visited relatives in Danville Over sunday. Mrs. Emanuel Wolf of Philadelphia is a guest at the Home of her brother Elias Mai a. Mill Street. Mrs. William Harris Ami miss Joy Harris of Plymouth Are guests at the Home of a m Stehl lower Mulberry Street. Thomas James of Berwick spen sunday with his parents East Danville. Fred Howe transacted business in Harrisburg yesterday. Leopold Dreifuss Wajn Sudbury j yesterday. Miss Jennie Carr of Sunbury visited friends in this City yesterday. In Johnson of Northumberland was a visitor in this . Mrs. W. A. Sec Jiler visited friends in Montandon yesterday. Louis Evans transacted business in Sunbury yesterday. Or Aud mrs. C. E. Yorks of a ent Rabare visiting relatives in this City. R. T. Smith of Benton transacted business in this City Yeste Nlay. W. R. Oberdorf of the Sudbury product company was in this City yesterday mrs. D. E. Thatcher of Bloomsburg was in this City yesterday. Augusto Woods transacted business in Sudbury yesterday. Harry Schott returned to Philadelphia yesterday after a visit with relatives in this City. Miss Ida Gallagher called on friends in Bloomsburg yesterday. Mrs. J. M. White left yesterday for a visit with relatives at Milton. Miss Ella Snyder was a Bloom Burg visitor yesterday afternoon. Miss Ida York visited friends in Bloomsburg y�.-1� Day mrs. Ellen Roto and Sou George of Philadelphia will arrive in this City today for a visit with relatives. C. F. Darrow was a Bloomsburg visitor yesterday or. I. <1 Barber returned Horn from a visit to Mifflin Burg last evening. Bert Yastine of South Danville left fair Pittsburg yesterday. A. A Moyer was in Milton yester Daw total a 2. Number to of pupils not absent during the year to not tardy during tin year to a late a a a it sick 2&Quot u uni her of deaths 2 the following members were present at last nights lie Ting Keefer Orth. Greene Harp a. Burns Pursel Wereb i a von Blohn. Fischer Han Cook Byerly. The following Bills Wen approved for payment a. E. Young a -50 Ezra Haas. Loo j. M. Lesiger 11.55 u. L. Gordy 1.20 a. H. Grone 14.30 Adams express co. .70 american Hook co 0.00 Robert j. Pegg 11.80 Standard Gas co l80 Danville stove in mfg. Co 07.20 George Sechler. Loo h g. Salmon Loo interest on Bonds. 122.50 slush and water turn to ice. Yest re Lay was one of the most unpleasant Days of the season. Snow and rain of a 11 alternately a a a a that it was a disagreeable of a beat Las underfoot. The pavements Wen covered with slush Ami at Lii aug i c mood i with water. During the evening tie wind a a Ivd around to the wet Ami the temperature was soon at to it freezing Point he a fore Midnight tin pavements m arly every win new re a mass of i a a a and walking was attended w Ith my h diff Cully. Election Day february 16. Thucie is much discussion As i a the Date of the Spring Eli a tire uth a a Tion will b. Held on i uhf he a february kith miss Watkins wins. Because of loves broken Promise a jury on monday ordered Frederick Graeber of Philadelphia to pay miss Margaret Watkins $10,000. It was the end of the suit for breach of Promise of marriage and 125,000 damages which lasted an entire week and was filled with sensations. The jurors deliberated four hours the Case having been submitted to them just after Noou. Thu time was taken up in fixing upon the sum to the awarded to the plaintiff for at no time was there a question about deciding in her favor it is said. The amount of damages was settled upon in a Way jurors have come to regard As the fairest. Each jury Man wrote Down the figure lie believed hie plaintiff should be Given these sums Wen added together Aud the total was divided by 12, the result being a Little Over 110,000, and that sum was finally agreed upon. The court room was about half filled with interested parties and curiosity seekers when the jury men filed in. Neither miss Watkins her sister mrs. Christ nor Jia her Wen present Ami tin verdict was re sieved without a word of comment by tin spectators or. Miller critically in. Word was received in this City yesterday to the effect that or Mary Miller. It Lewis org sister of tin late Thomas and Jesse heaver of this City is iving it piously ill and that very i slight Hopes Are it train Al of a a i her Lecover. Mrs Miller is about eighty i lir years of age so reside s with her elder sister miss Eliza Beaver who notwithstanding her year con t Mui i n Good lie Alt it. Cornell University has had Aquiak i re every from tin to Phorl fever up a Demie might of Lut february the enrolment of stud Lei its for Tai Yeai semis number ing 11.013 As compared. A i due last Yeai mail carriers change hours. The Etc is a change in the earners in town whirl is mad a to a Cor Rospond with tin change in train schedule. He Natter each it rho carriers will Start out at s i a in the morning in Stead of at s o clock. In the afternoon instead of at 3 20 they will leave the Post office at 2 1 a. Carrier no. 1, whose route covers Mill Street who heretofore started out on his business trip at a 40 p. In. Under tin change will fart out at 5 10 p in the latter change will be highly appreciated by the merchants who during at least a portion of the year close at 0 p. M. Previously they were obliged to Tarry at their stores or leave their mail i until the next morning. Death of James l. Beach. James l. Beach an old and esteemed resident of Montour county died at his Home Mooresburg at Midnight tuesday the deceased was 73 years of a. Or. Beach of Montoursville is a Sou of or. Beach. Miss Maggie a surviving daughter Resillez at Home. The funeral will be held from the late residence. Friday at 1 p. In. Interment in tie cemetery connected with the methodist Church at Mooresburg. Hearing appeals. The Board of county commissioners of Northumberland county met a the Suqin Hanna hotel South Danville yesterday for the purpose of hearing appeals. They were a tailed upon during the Day by a number of persons living in Gearhart and Rush townships and in Riverside Borough who were not satisfied with tin valuation. Afflicted family. The family of Howard Farley of Riverside is badly afflicted. Anua the fourteen year Obi daughter is Down with typhoid fever aug a is critically ill last week Arthur the Little son of the family was taken with the disease and yesterday or. Farley the father was reported ill with symptom of typhoid. A big reduction. The Board of directors of the american car and foundry company met in their new York office and adopted a Resolution cutting Tom salaries of officials and entire clerical staff All the Way from 10 per cent to 00 per cent. Notices have also been posted in the works at Berwick reducing wages it per cent. The night turn at the steel Plant has been suspended throwing 100 men out of employment new York is on the verge of n Neu Miili epidemic the records show that there were 2vi deaths from thu film it last week and Many cases Are in ported every Day. Cars too hot or too cold draughty Feri boats and the had weather Are held responsible for to to much pneumonia in such a Short space of time was never before known in that City. The disease is let a peculiarly virulent Type Many it the victims a iving after Only two a lavs illness. The Serrano Gold Aud Copper mining company was organized in this City yesterday. This is an organization local in its nature which owns immensely valuable Mineral land in Mexico. The officers elected Are As follows president,1. X. Grier vice president John h. Goeser treasurer Myron i. Low of Lime Ridge Secretary c. E. Yorks of Central. Directors were chosen As follows t. H Collins of can Anea see Ora Mexico i x. Grier Esq. John h Goeser f. C. Angle Esq., of Danville c. G. Voris Esq., of Milton r. T. Smith Benton j. I. Higbee of Watsontown Myron i. Low Lime Ridge and c. E. Yorks of Central. Others interested in the Enterprise Are c. P Hancock of Danville e. H. Heaton and w. B god Charles Milton and h. G. Keller of Benton. The report of the Rich Mineral Laud was first brought to this locality by c. E. Yorks a former resident of Danville but More recently living at Central who about two years ago returned from a trip to Mexico. Tie organization of the company yesterday was the Culm Iatrou of indefatigable Effort on the part of or. Yorks carried on during the interim to interest local investors. During his visit to Mexico lie formed the acquaintance of t. H. Collins of cananea a former resident of Scranton who had been in Mexico for some 25 years Aud was not Only versed in mineralogy but was familiar with mexican customs and is an authority on procuring mexican Laud titles. Or. Collins was present at tie meet i a Giu this City yesterday. Like or. Yorks he is familiar with every Mot of tie valuable Ore Laud held by the newly organized company. The tract which comprises 270 acres lies scarcely two Miles South of the Tarn Ous Greene mine which ranks third in the world As a Copper producer. The tract owned by the local company is Rich in both Gold and Copper. Or. Yorks who had specimens of the output assayed is satisfied that the proportion of valuable Metal in the Ore runs very High. The value of the tract is thoroughly appreciated by tie mexican government by which it is assessed As valuable Gold land. Tin procedure in obtaining a title to land in Mexico like the general Law then bears no resemblance to the same in this country. In the Case of the Serrano Gold and Copper Laud it re lured Early two years to comply with All the formality required. Dur or. Yorks was of the ground looking att a the interest of his Enterprise Aud the stories that lie tells of official formality and delay discounts any thing Ever heard of in this country in the form of a red tie papers pass through ten or a dozen different hands and an at every stage subject to tie closest scrutiny from the government. Even the character of the would be purchaser is investigated and affidavits As to his standing Aud reputation Are required from prominent citizens in the Republic of Mexico. Those handling the Enterprise in the present Case stood tie test and the signature of president Diaz As a stamp of approval was at last secured. A deed for the 276 acres bearing the signature of the great Man is now in the Possession of the newly organized company and Marks the culmination of their labors to secure ownership. A charter was obtained on december 28th anniversary the increase of pneumonia. The compilers of vital statistics in the Large cities have discovered the rather startling fact that pneumonia has now superseded pulmonary tuberculosis As the cause of greatest mortality. This coupled with the statement of a High authority quite recently made that pneumonia is contagious is Well calculated to arouse the interest Quot to tie Public and at the same time Sot the men of science to work. The fact that the disease is increasing alarmingly has been apparent for some years laymen have be ii wondering and physicians have been speculating. As a disease in is one of the swiftest Ami deadliest dragging its victims from the ranks of All classes slaying the robust along with the frail and sparing few on whom its poisoned fangs Are fastened. The rapid in Creaso in the work of this destroyer i cause for alarm. It Calls tor extraordinary activity on the part of experts who a matter of course busily engaged in investigation and experiments. The opinion that it is contagious is not shared by eminent authorities. It is even possible that the disease is not understood and that the methods of treatment Are on wrong line. The enormous Ami increasing mortality however is sufficient to give Rise to the suspicion that there is some sanitary fault Lespo Silde tor its ravages. Pneumonia is usually regarded As a disease promoted by sudden and extreme changes in the weather. Wilether or not this theory is Correct it is evident that its Harvest is More prolific in the Winter than at any other time of tie year. Hut no matter what its origin its presence is enough to arouse the scientific world to the necessity Tot meeting and combating it in a Mao Sci that will prove More sue a is soul than the present Mode of treatment Job printing the office of the american being furnished with a Large assortment of Job letter and fancy Type and Job material generally the publisher announces to the Public that a j is prepared at All times to sex cute in the neatest Mann a Job printing of All k kinds and description the missionary anniversary of St. Paul a m e. Church sunday was celebrate with an address from miss Anna missionary station 1 in Mexico. Miss Limberger whose Home is in this City is Labouring under the auspices of the woman s foreign missionary society of St. Paul s m k. Church. Since her return to this country she has spoken at several different places throughout tie Neutral Pennsylvania conference Ami has still several other appointments to till before site returns to Mexico. Her address Sony was intensely interesting Aud conveyed much information relative to the Una Sjue Republic South of us which possessed a Peculiar value coming As it did from an Eye witness in touch with life there in one of its most interesting phases. Miss Limberger gave a most charming description of tie natural Beauty of the mexican landscape in connection with which she dwelt upon the antiquities Ami the most romantic features of Early history. Beginning with Cortez the Spanish invader she followed his fortunes through his various exploits which culminated in tie capture of Montezuma the irn Liau ruler the overthrow of the ancient system and the establishment in its Stead of the roman Catholic it religion. Tracing tin Progress of events she arrived at a period coincident with the declaration of Independence in our country when the spirit of rebellion in Mexico first began to Manifest itself against tie existing regime after which she described a the insurrection after insurrection which occurred until All religion was overthrown. From the depth of Uneuy lighter ment and superstition miss Limberger says the pendulum has swung far to the other extreme. The reins of government today Are in the hands of a set of agnostics imn without any positive conclusions As to the existence of a personal deity or of a future life. Miss Limberger conceded that the men in authority As a class Are scholarly Aud in a worldly sense intensely progressive. Free Intercourse with other nations is upheld and no one is More Welcome on mexican soil than the inhabitants of tie United states. Nothing Speaks better for the tolerance Ami the spirit of Freedom in our country than the fact that catholics Are accorded much More Liberty in the United states than in land where that Church for so Many centuries reigned supreme. Tie sight frequently witnessed Hen of Sisters of i j a. , 1, Uva a i it w1 t a a v Catholic Church appearing on the streets in the garb of their order is one never witnessed in Mexico. The Nunn eries As Well As tie monasteries a ail under the ban and if any at All Are maintained it is dom surreptitiously. It is the province of the missionaries in Mexico to Check the Strong reaction toward practical scepticism As Well As to educate a class which need it badly. The missionaries under the policy of Protection toward foreigners have unlimited Protection from the government. The time was when missionaries who went to Mexico faced martyrdom but those Days Are past and faithful devoted Effort in the cause of Christ at tie present is sure to bring its fruit and the element of personal danger hardly enters into it. The missionaries devote their labors almost exclusively to the Young. The schools established in the past have grown to considerable proportions. Here the Young people of both sexes Are educated and in most instances converted and in turn sent out to exert their influence Oil their own people. Miss Limberger Drew a very pleasing picture of this phase of missionary Effort in Mexico. Each girl passing through the school in time becomes the head of a household and As wife Aud Mother with her newly acquired views and accomplishments has before her almost hound is opportunities Lor accomplishing Good. The conference of the methodist Church in Mexico is made up Elmo to wholly of the graduates Otth tin logical school at Pueblo Nativ Bivs who were gathered in from Many a Mot parts of the Republic now preachers Labouring zealously to educate and convert their own death of a Youdu to Man. William a a. Sweitzer son of o. B. Sweitzer grand Street died at the Home of the latter about 1 of clock yesterday afternoon he had been ill a Long time suffering from a complication of diseases. The a Lee eased was 32 years of age. The funeral will be held from the Sweitzer residence no. 218 grand Street at 1 30 of clock saturday afternoon. Interment will take place in the episcopal cemetery. Inter county conference. The preliminary meeting of \. M. C a secretaries at Sudbury last week has led to the formation of an inter county secretaries conference. Six a a of duties Are included ton Montour Columbia Aud North umber Laud meetings will be held at Sunbury every Quarter Ami the problems of the work will be discussed. W. D Laumaster of Danville has been chosen chairman of tie executive committee. Clearing and colder weather is or Mim a for tomorrow Burgess Purnel yesterday stated that no further Effort will be made to collect Money for the typhoid fever victims at Butler but that the Sam subscribed which now amounts to 93.50, will be forwarded to its destination at once. It was stated on monday that a further Effort would be made to obtain subscriptions by circulating a paper through town. The solicitor appointed had barely it tarted out when the Date intent issued by the general Relief a a Ommittee of Butler appeared in the Public prints explaining that the necessity for fur her contributions h us passed. The statement says investigation shows that unless some unforeseen circumstances arise which the members of the general Relief com Mittee can have no knowledge we Are of the opinion that with the funds now of baud together with Money contributed but Notye to received by the treasurer t j. Shufflin we will have sufficient Money to pay All debts thus far contracted or to be contracted. We therefore request that from this Day no further moneys be solicited for or subscribed for the Relief of tie typhoid fever sufferers at Butler. In making a his statement to the Job lie we a to it As a result of a careful and thorough investigation of tie conditions As they now appear to us and Trust our conclusions will be Folly warranted by the results. We Are United in the opinion that the crisis in the epidemic is passed Basing our judgment on the reports made by the chairman of the Ward committees supplemented by statements from tie state Board of health. We wish to accompany this announce ment with an expression of our heart Felt gratitude to an Ever generous and Loving Public for the Liberal Aud spontaneous response to the Call for Aid and to assure each Aud every one who contributed to the fund of the very deep appreciation of the part of All who have received Aud we ill receive assistance As a result of such generosity. Charles m. Heineman chairman of general Relief committee James n. Moore chairman executive committee h. T. Rattigan Secretary of general committee Richard h. Brodhead Secretary of executive committee. Tie full list of Danville subscribers is As follows w. G. Pursel. $ 5.ik 69ne�?�zign Quot of Greg Avion Bloch amp i Nuzbach. 2.00 a. C. Amesbury 1.00 Danville Lodge of elks 5.00 y. M. C. A. Collection 10.00 Germania Verein 3.00 t. J. Price. 5.00 f. H. Vannan c. E. Society Emanuel Baptist Church. A l 00 Danville knitting Mills employees. 25.00 Henry c. Snyder 5.00 j. H. Cole. 1.00 j. B. Watson 2.00 j. C. Miller. .50 George m. West a 1.00 Cash subscriptions 12.00 directors in session. The Hoard of directors of the Odd Fellows orphans Home near Sudbury met at that institution yesterday. The object of the meeting was to close the business of the year passed Aud the consideration of any projects for the welfare of the Home. A session was held monday but very Little of great interest to the Public was done. The majority of the time was Given to the hearing of Aud action on the reports of the different committees which showed that everything was in a flourishing Cou Kiriou. With Bright Prospe its of still better results this year. Late yesterday afternoon representatives from All lodges in Central Pennsylvania interested in the Home met and elected a Board of directors for 1304. This year promises to see a great growth in the Horn. Before the directors will be Laid plans for the $30. 000 addition to the Bdil Diug a fund to erect which Lias been raised during the past year. W the plan suggested is to use the Homo for a ref ago for age Ltd Odd Fellows and their wives and to use tie addition for the Home for orphans. The institution is the largest of its kind in Tulita part of the state and Lias done a world of state editors will meet. The animal meeting of the pen Syi Vaina state editorial association will be held in Harrisburg Oil tuesday. A Ian. La. Arrangements have been made to have the meeting in tie Parlours of the Lochiel hotel and if tie attend Anee is too Large for holding the meet ing there u will lie transferred to tie Hoard of Trade building. Important business will be considered Atuogu which will he the advisability of hold lug a so Turner meeting at St. Louis during the worlds fair. Slip Mokins a chief Burgess has issued an order prohibiting the coasting on All the Bills within the limits of the Borough. College of music. Of i Pavs six weeks instruction and Board at the College of music free Iorg. A. Piano Organ singing brass Aud string instruments taught. Young people a Well cared for As at Home terms begin May 2, tune 13 Aud july 30. For catalogue address Henry h mover
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