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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - January 15, 1903, Danville, PennsylvaniaBorne Papst a for the borne the circulation of this paper is increasing rapidly. It will you to advertise in the american. Subscriptions per yeah or. Irving h. .1ennings, dentist. Office flours 9 a. M. To 12 m. 10i Mill St., 1 i. M. To i p. M. Danville. A., m. I it. 425 Mill St., , 1a. Diseases of the Ston Mali Ami intestines a specially n k. Xiv. P. Anole a dentist it f Fuk j1s m11.1. Sti Kkt. It it i kit Rcw without 1�?Tnlit. Frown and Bridge work it specs Hlaj. Ken lip it cd with the latest and most improved instrument Sand prepare to to Exee Tetlie most difficult work. Or. C. Ii. Reynolds dentist a office opposite Boston store Danville a. Dentistry in All its branches. Charges moderate and All work guaranteed established 1892.condensed news. A Nur Abor of social events Are scheduled for this Mouth. Nearly everybody has a bad cold these Days. Now let us Hopo that King Winter will enable the ice Harvest to he completed. Twin daughters arrived at the Home of Frank Arras Corner factory and West front streets saturday evening. It is hard to realize that our merchants Are buying Spring goods in this weather. A United Telephone has been placed in the Peoples Bauk. The new year has already made some notable death claims. As is usual at this period of the year a Large number of Railroad employees Are on the sick list. The new year resolutions have been Felt in police circles. Very few drunk Aud disorderly Meu so far this year. Clearing off the sidewalks under present weather conditions will be almost an impossible task. The scattering of sawdust or ashes in icy places will he appreciated by pedestrians. The people will not have ranch respect for the Independent operators if they Force up the Price of Coal. The liver men Are pleased with the prospects of a few Days Good Sleigh ing. There Are no disease germs in the atmosphere now. The Nerry Sleigh ing party now holds the balance of Power. If there Over was need for Hustle it is in the mining of Coal. The wheels of the wagons creaked in the Snow yesterday giving pretty Good evidence of intense cold. Kui Glits of pythias trom All Over the state will meet at Pittsburg Friday to discuss plans for erecting a Home for aged members. Former sheriff James n. Milter is on the sick list. His condition was much improved yesterday a what the i Cople want More than unit hug else is Coal Coal Ami More Coal. The pursuing posse has not yet caught tie Goose Houe Man. Hut is closing in a it of him. The sheriff ought to be Couveau gently absent when the culprit Falls into the hands of incensed citizens. It is Likely that the reported number of heat prostrations yesterday was exaggerated. The weather was not so intensely hot As the yarn spinners have represented. George b. Wright who Lias for some time held the position of superintendent of the local District of the United Telephone and Telegraph company has been transferred to Pottsville where he will take up the duties of superintendent of the recently consolidated districts. A delegation of Allentown lir Emeit has been it Buffalo Aud invited several of the crack fire companies of that City to take part in the annual state fire Ines s convention at Allentown next summer. The Allentown firemen a Are leaving nothing undone to make the convention a Success. The silk Mill owners of Lackawanna county will abandon As quickly As possible the employment of girls for night work at the Mills. Full grown Hoys will he hired in place of the girls. Mrs. George Boudman Pine Street was very agreeably surprised yesterday by a visit from some of the ladies of Harmony Lodge no. 77, an auxiliary to the brotherhood of Railroad trainmen of Northumberland. The following ladies wore in the party mrs. Charles . John Young. Mrs. Albert Harman mrs. John Sani sell mrs. Lewis . John Mai Ley and mrs. Margaret Hoji Ewell. The crowned Heads of Evora nation the Rich men poor Meu and misers All join in paying tribute to Dewitt a a Little Early rises. H. Williams Bun Antonio tex., writes Little Early Riser pills Are the Best i Ever used in my family. I unhesitatingly recommend them to everybody. They Core constipation by 11-Iousuess, sick headache torpid liver jaundice malaria and All other liver troubles. Gosh amp co., Paules amp co. This coi try will no Var be entirely free until it supplies All of its own demands wit ii its own product vol. To no Danville. A. Thursday january 15. 1903. Esta rushed n 155.wield John Ben Field is dead. He died Sud duly at his Lorna in Valley township at 7 15 of clock tuesday evening. The startling intelligence reached this City nearly an hour later and caused the utmost Surprise As it was not known that or. Benfield was in the least indisposed. The cause of death was neuralgia of the heart. The deceased was taken ill on monday. His condition did not room serious hut to grew worse during the night. Tuesday morning or. P. C. family physician was called. Or. Benfield was then suffering considerable pain. At noon or. New Baker paid a second visit this time taking with him or. E. A. Curry. The patient was then resting More comfortably Aud his condition it seems remained the same during the afternoon. Death came without warning. John Benfield was a prominent and widely known Reidout of our county. He was born in Columbia county on february 5, 1832 and was therefore in his seventy first year. In his time he was engaged in several different kinds of business hut was Best known As a Farmer and a Lumberman. In All his ventures in achieve d Success. He was the owner of six Hundred acres of land in different farms in Montour county and of four Hundred acres of Woodland in Columbia county. He was also a owner of the Benfield flour Mill in Valley township. Or. Benfield served one term As associate judge of Montour county and at the time of his death has president of the Peoples Bank of this City. He was a m an universally beloved Aud it May he to nov said of him that he never neglect d an Opportunity to do a kind turn for another. He was among our most Public spirited citizen while his integrity was above reproach. The deceased is survived by his wife two sons and two daughters John Clark and Thomas 11 Benfield Catherine mrs. Robert Rossley and Emma Jano. John Sechler doing Well. John Sechler who is undergoing treatment at the Mary m. Packer Hospital for the fracture of a hip is doing Quito Well and it is believed he will fully recover. There is a very Peculiar circumstance connected with his ease. Or. Sechler Many years ago fell from a High building badly injuring his hip. There was a partial dislocation which became permanent As tin result of which he was Lamo during All the latter years of his life. It is now stated that the fall on Trio 3rd inst., while it caused a fracture of the hip had the effect of Kroc King the dislocated hone Bank into its socket. According to the prognosis therefore after the fracture heals or. Sechler will he better than before relieved of the dislocation and Able to walk without the Limp that has characterized his gait for is Many years. Will close at 7 o clock. Quite a few of the stores closed last night at 5 of clock although the number was less than on tuesday night. Some of those who closed on the latter Date were disappointed to discover that so Many of the stores remained open and have lost interest in the overment. It is quite Likely that they can again he brought into line should a determined Effort he made to effect Early closing. The Han Waro dealers of the Borough consisting of j. Ii. . J. Welliver and Howard Moore have Como to an understanding Aud regardless of what others May a to they will close their stores promptly every night at 7 of clock mondays and saturdays excepted charged with being drunk. William was brought up before Justice Oglesby yesterday morning to answer the charge of being drunk. To was arrested by officer Voris tuesday a afternoon and spent the night ill the lock up. He was Given the usual Fine of two dollars. He was without funds to the Fine hut to had no do Isire to spend five a lays in the lock up which was the other alternative presented. The court however was lenient Aud fre Hafer was Given two weeks in which to make up tie Money the Case Viean while being suspended. Patients take a Sleigh ride. Thirty three female patients at the Hospital Lor tie Insano were treated to a Sleigh ride tuesday afternoon. The patients. Filling three Large sleds were Given a ride of several Miles and on their was were driven through town. Tic a kiting proved quite a contrast to the every Day life of confinement at the Hospital and was quite invigorating in its effects. Notwithstanding the biting cold the patients enjoyed the ride immensely and seemed quite a Happy bit As they Rod through town. Re elected superintendent. O. R. Burgess was rebooted super into Udo it and his wife Nitro a of the Odd Fellows orphanage at the annual election held at that institution near Sunbury tuesday. Purchased by or. Wolf. Liar Les d. Bansch has sold his property on Railroad strop it to John Wolf. Or. Bausch will remove to Calif Ornia in the spi exciting runaway the school Hoard held a regular meeting monday night. The interval Between the last and the present meeting was one of three weeks. The business however which had accumulated was not voluminous. A statement of finances showed a Cash balance on hand of $901.71. The Secretary reported that the 12 car loads of Coal purchased of the Reading goal amp Iron company have been delivered. In each of the wards Trio school buildings Are Well supplied so that nowhere will there be a deficiency of Coal while in on a or More of the buildings next Spring there May to a surplus of hand. Several members took exception to the practice of transferring pupils merely for the gratification of parents from one Ward to author especially As was the Case in a late instance cited when the change was made from a room not filled up to the limit to another which might to regarded As already overcrowded. The Transfer committee of the Board which was responsible for the change excused its action of the ground that the teacher receiving Trio Pupil who was first approached by the Parent forestalled opposition on their part by saying that she had no objection to taking the additional Pupil. This led to i the following Resolution which was unanimously adopted on and after this dare teachers must not give consent As to i admission of pupils into their room by stating that they have no objection but must refer All applicants to Trio school Hoard. In compliance with the order of governor Stone it was ordered that the Secretary instruct Tho janitors of the several wards to put Tho flags at half Mast today in Honor of Tho memory of former governor Hastings. Or. Fischer reported that the children of a. Kelly who live next to the Lyons family in which there was a Case of smallpox have been excluded from school daring Trio entire period of quarantine. He doubted whether there was anything in the school Law to justify such sweeping action and lie asked by whose authority the children were kept out of school. No one in the school Board knew where the order originated and seemed much surprised As or. Fischer explained the facts. Oil motion it was ordered that the Kelly children he granted permission to return to school this morning and that the matter be referred to the committee on teachers for investigation they to report at Tho next meeting. The following directors were present at the mooting Barber Orth Green Redding Barger rockafeller Fischer key a for Byerly Werkheiser Aud Harpel. Tho following Hills wore approved for payment Reading Coal amp Iron co. $ �01. 19 James Dailey. .75 Washington Hose co. .25 h. M. Slioch. 2.25 Roberts amp Meek. 12.83 Standard Gas co. 3.20 William Milter 1.5� will g. Brown 2.50 Joseph lecher. 1 5.40 a. H. Grom 5.85 j. Ii. Cole.92.41 e. E. Shultz. 2.35 p. Amp. R. Railway co. 52.75 Friendship fire co 11.75 John l. Russell. 3.00 Bank elections held tuesday. At the regular annual meeting of the stockholders of the Danville National Bank held tuesday the following directors were elected to serve for the ensuing year w. J. Baldy Joseph Huntor i. R. Eckman w. K. Holloway diaries p. Hancock Alex. Billmeyer and f. C. Angle. A meeting of the directors will be held this morning at 10 of clock for organization. At the annual election held at the first National Bank yesterday afternoon Trio following directors were reelected Christian Laubac i John f. Tooley i. X. Grier c. G. Van Alen William Persyl James 1. Magi 11 and b. R. Gearhart. An organization will not be a of Eoto a until some Days later. William Rhodes Driver of one of Trio grand Union Tea company a delivery teams of this City had an experience in Bloon Isburg on saturday afternoon that to will remember Fogt a some time. Or. Rhodes was returning from a trip to Benton. Shortly before arriving at the top of Tho Light Street Hill he had picked up a foot passenger Aud Lioy were Riding along engaged in conversation Little thinking of any danger when for some unaccountable reason the horses took fright and started on a run Down Trio Hill. At first or. Rhodes thought he could overcome them and get them quieted Down but they were evidently feeling like taking a run and All efforts proved unavailing and the horses a a a get at their mad Pace. At East Street the Young Man who was with or. Rhodes attempted to assist him in holding them in for he took one of the Linos Aud the team turned Down that Street at a mad Gallop with both men holding fast to Trio Linos. The horses continued on Down East Street to fourth whore they attempted to turn hut owing to the smooth condition of the Road the Wagon slipped around struck a electric Light pole and upset spilling the contents All Over the Street Aud pavement. The Force of Tho collision caused the breaking of the Wagon Tongue and with this Between them Tho now thoroughly frightened horses dashed on out Fourtly Street until they had nearly reached the residence of Henry for Wald where they attempted to pass each Side of a tree when they were compelled to Stop the effects of the Shock completely overthrowing j one of them. Before it could again recover its feet persons had caught them. Or. Rhodes saved himself trom possible serious injury by jumping Froid the Wagon before it struck Trio electric Light pole and was Only scratched and bruised by falling on the icy Road but his companion was not so fortunate for to was thrown violently from the Wagon Aud received several severe raises and cuts and was partially stunned for a time but recovered sufficiently to walk Home. Altogether it was an exciting experience and one the parties will not cure to have repeated for some time. The Wagon was pretty badly wrecked As was a number of dishes that were in it while packages of Tea wore scattered All around. Tho horses were unhurt. Death of a popular Young Man. Jacob Werlo a Well known Young Man of this City did at Tho Home of his Mother mrs. Josephine Worle East Market Street sunday morning at 2 30 of clock. Or. Werle had Many friends among our Young people. He was hut 25 years of age Ami until Christmas had been employed at East Pittsburg. To was taken ill a Short time ago with typhoid fever from which lie was unable to rally. Resides his Mother he is survived by two Brothers and two Sisters. How fires Are Likely to occur. During a cold wave such As we have just now passed through when it is often necessary to heat stoves and cellar furnaces to Tho extreme limit Tho danger of fire should not be lost sight of and a constant Lookout should be maintained to see that none of Tho Woodwork about the House ignite j. The difficulty is that most people have implicit Confidence in Tho Security of their dwellings. The thought never outer their mind that at Ilic present Day any plan would he followed in building that was not recognized As perfectly safty. They therefore allow stoves and furnaces to become overheated without any thought of danger. The truth of the matter is that in order to facilitate building Aud thereby k of Down expense in too Many new buildings devices Are employed wherein Wood takes Tho place of non combustible material in dangerous proximity to chimneys and other places exposed to fire. A Case in Point occurred in the res Idencio of r. S. Amnio Man esq.,monday last when a fire smouldering behind tin baseboard of the family sitting room was luckily discovered in time to prevent very so a rious consequences. The fire originated under the floor whore the pipe of the cellar Furnace outer the Chimney. In order to support one of the joists the Carpenter had mortise a piece of Cross Timber into two other joists Ono on each Side of the Chimney. The supporting Timber Lay dangerously near to Tho flue and although the fact was not recognized has always been a menace to the building whenever the Furnace was in use. The fire monday worked its Way upwards among the Side timbers and left no evidence of its existence in Trio cellar. Even after the odor of smoke was detected the fire was located with i great difficulty. Had Tho fire Oeur red a few hours later the family would have been retired for the night when in All probability Tho dwelling would have been doomed to destruction and the lives of the inmates imperilled. Mrs. Philip Ruch and daughter of Berwick Aro visiting relatives in South Danville. John Kilgus and wife returned saturday from a visit with relatives in Philadelphia. Charles Mortimer returned to Philadelphia saturday after a visit with relatives in this City. M. A Higgins of nov York City spent sunday with friends in this City. Or. Higgins was formerly United Stales express agent at this place. Charles Kase of Sunbury spent sunday with his parents or. And mis. Oscar Kase Mill Street. Samuel Faux spent sunday with friends in Bloon Isburg. Mrs. F. C. Miller returned to Sun Bury yesterday after a visit at Trio Home of John Miller. John l. Evans transacted business in Wilk Sbarro yesterday. Mrs. F. E. Harpel Aud mrs. Minerva Brader left yesterday for Beach Haven. Harry esterbrook transacted business in Sunbury yesterday. M. V. Marks spent yesterday in Suu Bury. J. F. Mccloughan and wife South , spent yesterday a with relatives in Sunbury. Miss s. W. Browne left yesterday for a visit in Philadelphia. Goo go d. Edmondson left yesterday on a business trip to Williamsport. Augustus Woods left yesterday on a business trip to Williamsport. Mrs. F. W. Jones returned to Orange ill yesterday after a visit with friends in this City. J. B. Cleaver and wife spent yesterday afternoon with relatives in Sunbury. W. L. Auto ii transacted business in Bloon Isburg yesterday. Miss Jennie Beatty returned to Sha Okiu yesterday after a visit with Trio mls in this City. Or. S. Thompson made a business trip to Bloon Isburg yesterday afternoon. Mrs. Sadie Cole returned to Benton yesterday after a visit with relatives in tins City. Rabbi Adolph Mayer spent yesterday afternoon in Bloon Isburg. Mrs. John Eckert left yesterday for a visit with relatives in Berwick. Miss Lizzie Roan of Bloon Isburg is visiting mrs. William Smith grand Street. Mrs. Ivy 1?. Eye Aud her daughter Catherine of Philadelphia arrived at this City last night. Mrs. Evo is the Sisty r of Eugene Moyer who is lying seriously ill As the result fan Accident. F. Derr who has been serving As a juror in the United states court at Williamsport arrived Home last overling. Or. And mis. Morris a ton returned to Baltimore yesterday after a visit with mrs. Mary Shepard Vine Street. Howard Patton spoilt yesterday in Sunbury. Mrs. I. I. West aug a son. Carl and mrs. Goo. M. West will leave this morning for a visit with friends at Philadelphia. Miss Emma Krim returned to go org town yesterday after a visit at the Honra of b. F. Cohen. Theodore Hoffman sr., is sir Woosly ill at his Home on lower Mulberry str let. Entertained. I. And mrs. George freeze water Street entertained a number of friends last evening in Honor of their son Harold a 8th birthday. In Tho party were Howard Charley Arthur and Albert freeze Sandal Hunt William Schilling John dents i. Frank Ross Frank Lunger and Harry Lynn. Holiday Falls on sunday. Many people wonder what Trio red figure 23 Means on the Calendar for 1903, in Tho month of february. It is 11�� Day which will be observed a a George Washington a birthday instead of sunday. February 22. Will return to Danville. J. W. Lord druggist who has sold his business to o. A. Potter amp co., will remain in charge of Trio Central pharmacy during tin month of january. In tie Spring he purposes returning to Danville pa., where to formerly i sided. During the two years that or. Lore has a 8u in business Here to Lias made Many friends who will regret to learn of his proposed departure from the , n. Y., nows. The Rev. Or. Shaver improving Tho Rev. J. B. Shaver formerly pastor of St. Paul a m. E. City now pastor of j Trinity Church lock Haven who has been ill for some time is now substantially improving. Inter Scholastic debate. An inter Scholastic debate will take place on Friday evening january 10. Between the Berwick High school Aud the Webster debating club of the Sun Bury High school. The debate will be held in the Sunbury court House the following question having been selected a a resolved that the United states should own and control Tho railroads. A the Berwick debaters have assumed the affirmative and will be re pro sent de by Conway w. Dickson Orvall copy and miss Grace k. Feuster Nach or. James w. And William h. Shipe Aud Harry f. Hartzell will argue the negative for Suu Hury. A musical program will be rendered. Admission 25 cents. Stricken with paralysis. John Beatty of Shamokin is Riti a a ally ill at the Danville state Hospital from a Stroko of paralysis sustained on sunday. Or. Beatty is Well known in Danville. Samuel Beatty and sister miss Jennie of Shamokin visited their brother on monday. Has accepted a position. Gliomas i Laud red nod his position at tin i. L. Amp. W. Station and left a saturday for Foster pa., where he has accepted a position As night operator with the same company. Ii will he succeed a by Keely Ream. Will visit Christ of Huron. Bishop Talbot has appointed Friday March 27 As the a late for his annual visit to i Christ i Ucli this partnership to five Dearsaw Elj. M1 l Ai re a representative of the Montour american dropped into the Blacksmith shop of Keely amp Trambo Wor last night. The two members of Trio firm Weie winding of their business for the Day but seated by the fire of thir forge they found time to it indulge in a few reminiscences. In is not often that a partnership formed Between Young men lasts a life time. Yet As Long ago As 18 58 Keely amp Trumbower opened their Blacksmith shop of very nearly the same spot w Imrey today thirty five years later they Are still in business. Both members of Trio firm Are practical work men and although approaching an a age when most men retire from Active 1 work there is scarcely a Day but each May to seen in his apron Aud ably Poirot icing his share of the work. It would to interesting to compute the product of their shop during tin Long Timo Kooly amp Trumbower have been in business. It is equally interesting to Hoar them discourse on Tho Small army of apprentices who have gone Forth from their shop equipped As master Workmon. These Are now scattered All Over Tho surrounding country. Tho list in clan Les two of Danville a Well known citizens Janos, and m. H. Schram both of whom have Boon heard to speak most affectionately of messes. Koel amp Trumbower. William a Steinmiller who has worked for the firm continuously fifteen years Learned his Trade with Keely amp Trumbower. It is a fico exemplification of the possibilities of american citizenship that at least one of those who once fashioned Tho Iron in Tho Humble Smithy on the cinder tip Lias since shaped a distinguished career for himself in tin world of Law. No it longer the fires of the forgo with Tho scintillation of Sparks As Tho Hamai or smites Trio Iron lint tin fires of living eloquence that hush Otylior men to silence and give the speaker Foremost rank. Was it not Here maybe while working at the forgo that lie unconsciously Learned the lesson of self Reliance Learned the True dignity of Izard self denying toil and developed a physique Aud a Hardy manhood which has been the foundation of much that he later achieved. Facing a Coal famine. As Winter tightens its grip our town for the first time in its history is brought to realize what it Means to face the horrors of a Coal famine. If any Reliance is to be placed upon the tales Fohl to the Coal dealers there Are families in Danville without Coal or who Are forced to get along of such a limited Supply As to amount to practically tin same thing. Much suffering is tin Couso Douce. Tho shortage of Coal is becoming More marked with each succeeding Day. On thursday last Tho Pounsel Varia Railroad Cut off All shipments hero for ail indefinite period of time claiming that Danville Hada Roady received Moro than its just allotment of Coal. Shipments on the other railroads Are slow Atid Are by no Means a la quate to Supply the demand from Day to it Day. The Coal dealers Are simply helpless. In order to make Tho Supply go As far As possible half ton aug a oven smaller orders Are filled. Ono dealer in a few Days got rid of toil tons by the Bagful and by the bucketful which was sold merely to relieve positive suffering in eases where tin parties seemed desperate and were determined not to Tako a a not for an answer. The worst feature of this state of affairs is that the Outlook affords no encouragement for As the cold increases the need of Coal will be All the More keenly Felt while tin deficiency seems to i be growing. There Are people who reveal a feeling Akin to desperation when talking of the subject of Coal. Not a few indulge in threats and state that the time has Como when they will no longer beg for fuel but having offered i for it in Advance and being refused on every Side they will next take Coal wherever they can Lay their hands upon it. That such threats Are not altogether Idle was demonstrated tuesday night when a lot of people fell foul of a Supply car on Tho d. L. Amp w. Railroad containing som ton or twelve tons a if Coal which they nearly emptied. Tho oar contained Lump Eoal intended for Uso on the switch it Gino. The pilfering had been going on for several nights but on night the big haul was made when about ten tons disappeared. It is said that a one horse sled was employed along with band sleds bags and buckets. Tim a Coal heavers a Weegen Gronsand left enough Coal behind to it Supply the switch engine yesterday. Of fined to his Home. Laundry Mau w. E. Kase is still confined to his Homo by Tho a to a cts of a fall upon Trio in of which occurred on Friday the second inst. The injury is in Tom nature of a sprain affecting his Hack. Interesting debate. The extempore debating club of the Danville High school held a meeting on Friday owning. The question a resolved that voting he made compulsory a was most vigorously discussed. The negative was looked after by Benjamin Dis Road William Watkins and Arthur Campbell. Bert Mcclure Charles Hart and rav Herrington wore Tom debaters on Tom affirmative Side. Tom judges Baldy Smith and William Mccoy decided in favor of Tom negative. Mrs. Alexander Soihl lower Mulberry Street will entertain a number a if fronds at progressive euchre this afternoon. Purchased the Kase property. I Oscar Kase has sold his property at the Corner of front and Mill streets Tofu to monster Luachor of Riverside. Or. Kase will re Niovi to Philadelphia a in Tom Spring. For an hour and a half yesterday morning Berwick was in the grip of the worst fir. In years. Five business places and two dwelling houses were burned to the ground. One life was lost while another suffers serums in jury. Trio fire started at Midnight in the drug Stor of or. Gross Moyer. It is supposed that Tom fire was caused by the exploding of some chemical. No other cause can to a signed. Tin flames were first discovered by a Man named Coltman clerk for George Unangst who was sleeping in Tho first floor of the second a Loor below. Ii ran to the Ranger Hose Jituso where he gave tin alarm to tin Ranger company. As the Kruger Hoys pass a in Augste a restaurant tiny saw a Man Ilive through the Glass of a second Story a Virdow Landing at the feet of b. F. Spoken by re who helped Len to his feet. Tin Man proved to he Daniel Rolands. If was taken in it a dazed condition to i Tom St. Charles hotel when in a moment of consciousness lie cried out a a my god. My wife. A then it was that it was realized that a woman was yet in Trio burning building. Ben Williatt roller who has charge of the steam shovel at the steel Plant and gliomas fair mail Carao running up Market str. I to holier said to George Unangst a is there anyone in the building a a there was a woman up there in the front without a mount s hesitation holier by a remarkable exhibition of strength caught the Iron bar of the awning swinging himself out the bar and jumped through Tho very window that the Man jumped out of. Into the burning room. Even then the room was a mass of flames. The struggle to reach the woman is told in rollers own words a when 1 got into the room i was unable to see a Youe. Tom smoke and flames were blinding. Trio heat was intense. Seeing a Light on the Street i ran to the other window Aud kicked out the Glass. I was unable to find anyone. I ran to the window a and called out a an you sure there is anyone Here. A men who heard that Call say it will reverberate to their dying a Lay. Unangst shouted in reply a yes there is a woman a then i turned a Contina a roller a and groped around in the room. The flames grew fiercer at every second. I made my was from one Corner of the room to the other reaching out with my feet. Finally Iny feet came in Contact with what i thought were bed clothes. I re ached Down Aud picked up the body of the woman her face downward near Tom Middle of the room. A even then the Many a marvelous presence of in ind lid not forsake him. A get a a by Aukett to cried. A Blanket was a Nickly taken from a horse attached to the Reliance Liosi cart. Even before the Blanket appeared the flames had become so very fierce that his life had become in imminent danger. Already lie had started to lower the woman from the window. Grabbing one end of the Blanket trios. Fain Nati jumped to the St its it if Geo. Unangst. Or. Coble too. Robbins and Tom Van Pelt took the other Side Aud Frank rough to Iok the other Side. Holier was then holding the body by the feet and reaching up Thomas Fairman grabbed her by the arms and said a let she struck the Blanket with so much Force that Fairman was thrown to the ground the body of the woman falling on top of him. The woman was about burned to a Crisp. Her face was a mass of charred Black surface. Her Zirair was burned from her head and her arms As Thomas Fairman caught in a were so i badly burned that her flesh Clung to fair Many a i ugh is. She never regained consciousness and at 3 40 o clock yesterday morning she passed away. When the firemen fir of appeared on the scene tin fire was confined to a the drug store. Just As they Laud succeed cd in connecting the Hose they heard a terrific re port followed by a crash. The flames spread in both directions. The water seemed As so ranch Oil. The firemen worked fearlessly Ami bravely. The grocery store of Clark amp Scott Oil Tho right on the left flu harness shop of Geo. Seybert and Tho residence of James Seesholtz was followed by the igniting of Tho Homes of George Rab a it and a. E. Kepner. In the basement a of the sgt Droltz building was a shooting gallery of n�<1 and a a pm rated by George Unangst in the building were a Numier cartridges and in a Trice a fusillade of infantry scattered the crowd in a 11 directions. The popping of the Cartridge kept up for ten or fifteen minutes. Nothing but ruins Mark the location of the buildings. Thor car but a few upright Tinglu is. During the time when Aid was most needed an official a of the american car a foundry company gave instructions that tin injured should have every car regardless of All a pm Iise which would he entailed by the company. Or. Davis was indefatigable in his efforts for tin wounded. He was with mrs. Roland until in re Bath and dress of or. Roland a injuries at 5 30 yesterday morning Roland was taken to a tin Hospital ignorant of his wife a death. And still the demand of a or Coal is Luard in the land. Job printing the o Nice of the a left Icax Bein furnished with a Lar a a>3ortmen o Job letter and Lancy Type and Ion Materia generally the publisher announces to the Public that he in prepared at All times to execute in. The neatest manner Job printing of Ali kinds and description a a a get our i i place your orders. Before Yon Congress alter Oil mines Washington Jan. 14. Representative Jenkins of Wisconsin chairman of the Houe committee on the judiciary introduced a a solution today directing the committee on judiciary to investigate As to the pow r of Congress to Tak Possession of All the Coal mines Aud Coal carrying roads on ground that an insufficient Supply i being Given. The Resolution in fall is a follows resolved that the Committer a i judiciary be and is hereby directed to investigate and report to this Hon with All convenient Speed the opinion of that committee As to the Power of Congress to declare that the necessity has Arisen for taking Post a a iou of All Coal Coal ih�1s, and Coal nine in reunited states and All lines of transportation agencies instrument and vehicles of Commerce necessary for the transportation of that if. In the opinion of that committee the Power exists and a necessity for to exercise of such Power has Grieer. That that committee forthwith report to this House a Bill do Al Arius the a Cassity. Providing fully and in detail the occasions m b a condition and agencies for sail appropriation that will fully Aud completely exhaust the Power of Cengr in that regard. Dead burglar identified. Although the civil authorities and his friends entirely approx 1 of of a act of the Rev. J. W. Shellenberger. Of Snyder co. Who fatally wound a Al a robber on november 30, or. Shellen Berger will be forced to answer for tie deed to an ecclesiastical court. Or. Shellenberger is a Dunkan he has been summoned to appear before tin Council of the Dunkard Church to answer a charge of taking up arms against his fellow men. A thou Shalt not kill is one of tie most rigorously observed tenets of the Dunkan Faith. Strict Observance of this commandment is n air Al of the members even to the extent of forbidding them to engage in wars or use deadly weapons in Tho defense of their property from thieves. It is not unlikely that or. Shellenberger will be severely reprimanded by the Council even though he has been completely exonerated by the civil authorities. The Man who was shot by Stiell a Berger has been identified As William Bay of Mcalisterville Juniata Conn to. The id notification was made by a brother in Law of Bay. Who recognized Bay s picture which was i muted in a newspaper. Bay Walt taken to the county jail after the she toting. And die a at mid Dhu Burg of december 9. Ate poisoned Bologna. That a troubles never comes singly is an old adage Ami at least one Lewis Burg family can testify to the truth of this. The family in question is that of George Shamp on St. Louis Street. Last Friday morning while doing chores at the born or. Slamp stepped of the Iee and fill breaking his 1� g above thu knee. A physician was called and reduced the fracture but the injury was a very painful one a in a will confine or. Slamp to the Bong for Many Days. Fate not contented with this Hail still Mother and More terrible Tronbol in store for Tho Slamp . On sat relay evening mrs. Slamp Porcha de some Bologna of which Slu ate sometime sunday morning. In the afternoon she became very ill. A physician was summoned and everything possible was done to All via her sufferings and save her Lif. B to no Avail. She died tuesday morning at s of clock. The doctor ascribe her death to Tomaine poisoning the result a of something contain a i in the Bologna mrs. Sharp was a woman of Middle age Atnel is survived by her husband and two i children. The sex governors. At no time in the history of the great Commonwealth of a a Sylvania were there so few sex gov mors As is now. With the death of sex governor Hastings. With his death the numb r is reduced to two in James a. Beaver of Bellefonte. And Robert e Patti on. Of Philadelphia although within the next ten Days governor Stem will a tire and he will make the third on. Or. Pattison has just entered ins fity fourth year. Sex governor Beaver now one of the judges of the Superior it ourt is in his sixty sixth year Ami governor Stone is fifty five year a if a age. Of the six governors who have served nut terms under the present Constitution Are Hartranft Hoyt and Hastings All of whom Are dead. Pneumonia claims three of party. Three distinguish a pennsylvanians who dined together on a a a year a Lay at the Union league in Philadelphia. Have been carried away by Puu Monia within nine Days. The a Linner party included general Hastings general a. L. Pearson and George m Yon Bornhorst. Of Pittsburg. All went Home with colds which developed in to Penni Oiivia and it aug eel the death of All Ltd of them. General Pearson died monday. Or. Yon Bornhorst on to Day Aud governor Hastings on Friday done to forget the horse. The fellow who stands up to the bar Ami gets a drink to warm himself up. Is often the same fellow win lets his shivering and a blanketed hours stand out in the cold while he is inside go. Ing through the warming up proc a a

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