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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - January 21, 1909, Danville, PennsylvaniaA crib an vol. 55�?no. 3danville pa., thursday. January 21, 1909 established in 1855 or. Irving h. Jennings Dan l 1st. Office hours a. M. To i m. 10 4 Mill St., 1 p. M. To 4 p. M. Danville a. P till it /., 91. 425 Mili. St., Danville a. Diseases of the stomach and intestines a special items condensed. Ground has been broken for a new reformed cd Troli at hic Hmoud Furnace. Franklin county. Samuel t. Kerr. Aged 55 years in Alderman of the Ftp Teeth Ward from the effects of a draught of carbolic acid taken with suicidal intent it is alleged. A barn belonging to William Kil lion in Chest township Clearfield county was destroyed by fire with most of its contents a few Days ago. The fire was started by a horse kicking Over a lantern. Loss 500. The report of the registrar of vital statistics for Morris and Graham townships Clearfield 1908, shows 284 births and 111 deaths quite a Large natural increase. The Pine Grove Mills lutheran charge in Centre county has extended a fall to the Rev. F. S. Schultz of Johnstown to become its pastor. It is believed the Call will be accepted. Eight Deer ventured Down from the Mountain near Waynesboro. Aud browsed in a Rye Field several hours until several Fox hounds appeared and a Long Chase ensued until they were driven off. Four Childrous out of seven have died within two Mouths in the household of Tony Zerillo in Philadelphia. All died of pneumonia. The last two died within three Days. John Smith a Miner at new bos on Colliery near Mahanoy City undertook to thaw Frozen dynamite with a open lamp. The result was an explosion that blew off both his hands. The bondholders of the times publishing company of Oxford. Chester county have decided to make application in bankruptcy proceedings. The liabilities of the company Are stated to be about $50,000, and the assets $8,000 to $10,000. G. W. Lambent of hold Berks county an old carpet Weaver has made 40,712 Yards of carpet in the last Twenty four years. Lancaster City last year made permanent improvements costing $1,052,000, which is the highest record for any year in tiie City a history. The Pennsylvania Branch of the american red Cross society announced on saturday that its total contributions to the red Cross Relief fund for italian earthquake sufferers Iliad reacted $16,532.75. William Marks of corp aug county has established a record hard to beat by hauling milk to a local Creamery for thirteen years without missing a single trip. He Lias covered 51,662 Miles Aud Lias hauled 446,500 quarts of milk. The inspectors of the Montgomery county prison have decided to Grant permission to tie friends association to hold night school in the prison corridors two evenings a week when the elemental branches of school work will be Tang it. The Lancaster county court on saturday fixed the Auu Ual tax to be paid for Telephone or Telegraph poles in Lancaster City a at ten cents for each pole. The City had by ordinance fixed the tax at fifty cents per pole and the postal Telegraph company appealed. A bequest of $12,000 to St. John s lutheran Church better known As Sheetz s Church at Spinnerstown pucks Amanda Slivetz was contested by some of the heirs but a Compromise Lias been affected by which the Church gets $7,500. The remainder going to the heirs of tie deceased. Robert f. Trigony of Reading has outclassed the worlds record of Twenty two seconds by picking a Chicken clean of feathers without tearing the skin in the least in Nineteen second. The school Board of Norristown learning that at Lea to twelve tobacconists in the City were Selling cigarettes to school boys directed superintendent Martin to warn them to desist or they will be prosecuted. H. C. Berger a watchmaker. Of Pittsburg who bad been Idle for several months Aud had no prospects of employment soon committed suicide on sunday morning by taking a poisonous acid in order that Bis family might have the Benefit of his insurance Money $1 000. Or. And mrs. Thomas l. Yergey of Pottstown whose son Thomas l. Jr., disappeared two years ago have just been gladdened to learn that he is alive and is serving As a United states infantryman in the Philippines. He is the youngest of n family of Twenty one children. The Borough Council held a regular meeting Friday eve a the session was a Short one As is common toward the close of the Council Manio year there being ouly a Small amount of business on band. The first matter that came up for consideration was the petition presented to Council by the trustees of the Tnomas Beaver free Library asking Itiat the Borough Light the Library As it is doing for the y. M. O. A. On motion of or. Russell it was ordered that con Oil decline to furnish Borough Light for the Library As the additional lights would overload the Borough Plant. It was explained Tomt additional lights will be needed in Tho Public Park and that in considering capacity these will have to be provided for. A request from the Odd Fellows Lodge that the Borough repaint and reaper tie Lodge rooms in City Hall was on motion referred to the committee which will report at next meeting. On motion of or. Angle it was ordered that the animal Borough state Reut be printed in the morning news and the Gem. The following members were in their places Schatz . Jones Everhart Moyer Russell Marshall Angle and Connolley. The following Bills were approved for payment Borough depot. Regular emt Doyes. $127.50 d. R. Williams. 32.00 w. W. Mottern. 2.25 Jesse Klase. 4.75 labor on streets 24.75 Buettinger amp Dietz. 2.20 Joseph Gibson. 10.50 Adams express co. .45 u 8. Express co. .70 Jere Wood lug too. 65.29 Walker amp Kepler. 2.72 Atlantic relining of 89.65 Washington fire co. 1.45 water depot. Regular Pomplo. Is. $173.90 p. H. Foust. 124.55 Friendship fire co. 31 04 p amp r. Coal amp Iron co. 195.23 Randall packing co. 39.49 Nettinger amp Dietz 1.75 Jere Woodring amp co 47.08 Washington fire co. 2.05death claims Frederick held Frederick held n Well known resident of tie third Ward died at his Home on Bloom Street at 9 o clock men Lay morning following a Long and painful illness. The deceased was one of our leading German american citizens. He was born in Bechtolsheim. Hesse in 1840 Aud. Therefore at the time of his death was 68 years of age lie came to America in 1864, settling in Danville where he resided continuously a util his demise. To was engaged in the shoo business both As manufacturer Aud dealer. He Wab a conscientious business Man and a Good citizen. Death was caused by a complication of diseases. He was ill for a year preceding his death. Daring eight weeks of Chai time he was confined to his bed. The deceased was a widower his wife dying Nineteen years ago two sous and three daughters survive Jacob held of Wilkes Barre p. Fred held of Danville and the misses Emilie Elizabethi and Anna held of this City. The funeral will he held thursday afternoon at 2 o clock from Clio late residence. Interment in the Girnau reformed making turns to grief 111 a rare treat is in store for the citizens of Danville next month when Gas Klusz military band of Sanbury famous Over this whole Section will reuder a concert in the opera Iio Ubo As a Benefit for the women a benevolent association of Danville. Benjamin a. Gaskins the director of the military band at san Burn if a musician of recognized ability. He was a former resident of Danville and while Here played in Stoes baud As Well As in the Seletie band under the leadership of Harry Earp. Ilis attachment to Danville in conjunction with in s benevolent instincts was i he Factor the it determined him to being his Magui ficut baud of Forlo two pieces to Danville Aud Render a concert at no other Cost Thau the Mere expanse of the trip. That the attraction will be sufficient to fill the opera House paying expenses leave a handsome balance for the women s benevolent association there is not the Shadow of a doubt. The concert will be held on Washington s birthday or on a Date As near the 22nd of february As possible. The band will be accompanied by a Soprano Singer of note. Or. Gaskin a stipulates that one Box in the opera House be reserved on the occasion As a Post of Honor for the Veteran musicians of a loess old baud. Prominent among these will be the Veteran band director a. H. Stoes. Or. Waskius at present is looking up All tin survivors who along with or. Stoes. Will receive special invitations from the of Clety to be present at the concert As guests of Honor. As to the Quality of the entertain Lieut there can be hat one opinion among Tii Ose who have Ever heard Galkins military baud. It will be an attraction of the a first magnitude and will draw Large contingents from i Romsburg and Catawissa. To is in ranch is Given that the ban i will be accompanied by four Hundred people from Sunbury. Arrangements hate Heel made for the running of a special train on the Peusy to return to Sun Burn after the concert. Or. Gaskins is preparing for a Superb performance. He says his band is better at present Thau at any time in the past the members of the band Are delighted with the proposition to visit Danville Atul Are a tittering non All preparations with Confidence and enthusiasm. A permit. To restock farm joining a merry party of friends for a Sleigh ride to Bloomsbury to spend tuesday with or. And mrs. .1. E. Shuman mrs. Cry a Hart Liucy of Jersey town hardly dismounted from the Sleigh in front of the Shuman residence when a Telegram was handed her in Shioli it was stated that iter aged father Hod died suddenly at his Home in now col Nohia near Milton. With her husband. Min Hartline. Her Joy turned to sudden grief left on the first train for that place. The age i he had Hen ailing for some time wat considered in fair health. In fact the lit time Itiat mrs. Hartlie heard from her was to the effect that the aged fatties was much improved the Bergstrasser lutheran Church Uear Murrell la cast r county caught fire from a overheated stove on monday and was damaged to the amount of $1,000. A bucket brigade saved the str contre from a term Flynn lid in i is the program for the fourth annual convention of tiie Montour county school directors association which will be held in the court House in this City on wednesday january 27th, has been completed and beside a series of interesting numbers presents the Nanas of two prominent educators Reed b to trick Deputy state superintendent of the Public schools of Pennsylvania Aud Charles loh4.superintendent of the Publio schools of Williamsport who will deliver addresses at both the morning Aud afternoon missions. The morning session will Convene at 10 of clock Aud tin afternoon session at 2 of clock in the morning or. Teit Rick will speak Upu the subject Quot the director s Opportunity Quot Aud in the afternoon on a dome observations in school administration. A in the morning superintendent lose s subject will be. A business principles in the management of schools. A in the afternoon his subject will be a the modern beside the addresses there will be a number of musical selections interspersed on the programs of the two sessions. The school directors convention Lias been a feature of educational activity that has been readily growing in popularity in Chis county since the first session four years ago last year All but five of the directors in Tho county were present or the Conven tic a this year an even Fuller attendance anticipated. The for the event Aie in tin hauls of the following committee Jacob Fischer president of the Assoc at Ion w. Ii Orth Secretary Jacob Shultz treasurer county superintendent Charles w Derr and Danville Borough superintendent d. N. Dieffenbache. Over 5ooo Cak loads of cinder James Shultz of this City As Well As his Sou. Jacob Shultz of Cooper township whose cattle were infected with the foot and month disease and were killed by the order of the state livestock sanitary Board have been Given permission to fix up their barns Aud to restock their farms. The premises of both the above men last week were visited by veterinarians j. W. Montague of Wilmington del., Aud a. O Cawley of Milton respectively Federal Aud state representative. The men fully investigated conditions Aud decided that the above order could be surely issued assisted by a expert representing the state the men took an inventory of All property damaged. In each Case the owners of the barns agreed with the appraisers As to the exact loss sustained. The papers were All signed and nothing now remains but for the government to Forward tiie warrant authorizing payment of the Money. Troob Shultz Herd of forty and Odd head was one of tiie finest in this so Tion and lie will have much difficulty in replacing the cattle. He has already purchased several head Aud the Scarcity of Good cattle As Well As the difficulty of moving animals under the rigid quarantine has convinced him that he will not have an easy time of it. Several of the other Farmers quarantined if is said have been Given permission to repair damage wrought daring disinfection and to Stock tip with new cattle. All the rules and regulations restricting the movement of live Stock however Are still in Force. George w. Rockwell who Las tie contract for tilling up canal at tiie Hospital for tiie insane has completed tiie first stage of his work. The hauling of ashes and crude. Was completed lat week and the contractor is now engaged in removing the dredging machine. Or. Rockwell monday stated that Over five thousand car loads of cinder or ashes had been hauled from the tip at the structural tubing works and dumped into the canal at the Hospital. It proved to be a slow a difficult and a laborious Job a glance at the enormous excavations East and West of Railroad Street produced by the dredging machine will demonstrate the enormous amount of material handled by the contractor. All will depend upon the kind of weather from now of whether the work will to abandoned until Spring or the contractor will begin to place the top coarse of soil of the ashes. Or. Rockwell yesterday stated that he would Inch rather go on with the work. Should the Snow melt in the of Norse of a few Days Aud signs of mild weather appear he will at once tackle the last stage of the work. Should Snow Aud the present degree of cold continue however work will have to be suspended until Spring. Meanwhile the contractor is removing the big dredging machine from tiie structural Tubig works Back to the Hospital grounds where it will to used in replacing the soil scooped no ont of the canal by the dredge before the Hanling of ashes began. The removal of tiie ungainly in Chiue which is slow and troublesome under any conditions is rendered doubly difficult by the deep Snow it May be a couple of Days later before it is lauded at the Hospital. As the dredge advances the track is torn up behind it and the grounds Are placed in the condition that they were in before being occupied by the contractor. Harry p. Holder of Reading has trained four chickens to walk on one leg and at his command to change to tiie Osiier. Attacked by negroes of sunday night or. And mrs. John Rosary of scenery Hui Washington count a while on their Way to the Railroad a a tation to go to new Yolk were attacked by five negroes who Knock d Down or. Rosara and robbed him of $1.40, All the Money he had in his pockets mrs Rosara drove them away from her. Thus keeping from them $400 which she carried concealed in the Bottom of her stockings. A posse of residents of Stowe Montgomery county on sunday followed the Trail of a supposed Marl dog and before con lading their Chase they not ouly captured and killed the Rabid dog but also killed til teen other dogs that it had bitter. Mrs. Lavina Nace returned to Philadelphia yesterday after a visit with Rev and mrs l. D. Ulrich. She was accompanied by mrs. Ulrich and daughter Naomi who will spend several weeks in Philadelphia. Miss Mazie Schoch returned to Piil Adelphia yesterday after a visit with her brother Frank Schoch East Market Street. Mrs. E a. Coulter left yesterday for Philadelphia where she was sum i sued on account of tiie critical illness of her brother in Law Frank Heckman. Mrs. G. W. Harpel and miss Bessie Harpel of it. Carmel spent yesterday at the Home of or. And mrs. F. E. Harpel ferry Street. Mrs George Hendricks returned last evening after a visit with friends is Harrisburg. An article appeared in the Quot Philadelphia evening bulletin Quot of recent Date dwelling on some of the Peculiar cities of old time base Ball which article has created quite by much interest in this City As in Philadelphia where the article was inspired. The clipping from the Quot bulletin which is self re Plai Satory reads As follows a what would the up to Date base hell fan think of a game Tomt would Rod with a score of 162 to 11 or 114 to 2? and Only nine innings at that and yet these were games played in the a old Days Quot when the athletics were doing so ranch t a make bae Ball popular. Of the athletics of 1865 Only three of the lieu Active players Are still living two of them. Al read Aud Dick Mcbride in this City c. Luengen in new York. According to messes. Reacie Aud Mcbride Long drawn out games were of common occurrence. Mcbride spoke of one occasion in 68 when the athletics played a morning Aud afternoon stunt in Danville a. The athletics Defeated a team from Williamsport in the morning 110 to 10, Aud then trounced the Danville team in the afternoon 162, to ii. Tost a matter of 272 runs in one what adds Especial interest to the above clipping is the fac t the Danville nine playing in the famous game alluded to were leading Aud Well known rat ii of our town and that with three exceptions �11 Are living Todne the positions were filled a follows George w. Miles c. A Clarence Riddle of. Robert Adams p. Lewis Byerly if. Map Tail o. W. Forrester of. O. W. Lack Tau. Of. Col. O. W. Frick la r. D Magill a a so. James i. Magill substitute for Jol. Frick. The deceased members the old time Niue Are col. C. W. Econ my. Clarence Riddle Ami Joseph Clark. Several of the survivors were interviewed yesterday each easily fell i to u reminiscent mood Ami disc our to at length on Tho features of the uld time game in which they have been made to appear at snob a disadvantage. They All agreed Itiat the clipping in question is wholly misleading and that although the score at the end of the game with Danville was 162 to id yet the athletics under the circumstances. Might just As easily have had 500 to their credit. A Little Light will be thrown no to Quot affair when it is explained that d e Danville team had not Only Uett r played a Gamo of base bail before hut it had also never seen a game. The Danville team had been organized Nuder the name of a a alerts. Tiie members were desirous of becoming proficient in base Ball they had Only a Book of rules to govern them and in order that they might see the real thing they had planned a three Days tournament and invited the athletics of Philadelphia along with a team from Williamsport Aud another from Wilkes Barre. The tournament was held on the old base Ball Groom below West Market Street. It did not occur to the old time Faus that they might help themselves ont financially by charging a admission fee. The Gates wore open a if there were any Gates and everything was free. That they had the crowds goes without saying. Tiie survivors of the old game yesterday stated that they did not doubt that the skillful athletics had a lot of fan with the Danville nine during the game. It is recalled that Al Roach alluded to in tiie clipping As having a Parr in the game at one Point threw aside his hat and picking up a shovel for a while Neil it is a hat. At that Day it was the custom for tiie winning team to take the Ball. The athletics accordingly took Danville shall along to Philadelphia. They had the Hall Gil led act a lettered showing the big score and the game at which it was won. The Ball has Ever sine been treasured he a souvenir and May be seen at the clubs Headquarters. The alerts of Danville profited by their training and in time became one of the strongest teams in this Section. Burglars attempted to Euter the Home of mrs. Mary Moon in Morrisville backs county. Early of monday morning by prying open the shutters of a they were heard and mrs. Moons 10-year-old Sou. Ernest scare i them off by shooting at them w the n revolver from a second Story window. Frank l. Benson aged 17 years of Pittsburg was caught in the White tit coils of wire As it came from the machinery in the Plant of the american steel and wire company. The hot wire wrapped itself about his neck and body and he was dead before he could Lee released. Local Odd Fellows have entered non Active preparations for the anniversary of that order which will be held in Danville on tuesday april 27tli. The initial meeting was held of tuesday night at which committees were appointed and several Fine features of the anniversary were planned. The committee of arrangements consists of three members from each of the local Odd Fellows bodies of follows a. H. Grone. Or. Jno. Steif fort and c. Y. Zinerman. Of Montour Lodge no. J 9 i and Seidel Jarc Miah t. Fisher and Harry Tithof Myrtle Lodge no. 858 Thomas a a. Vincent a. M. Peters and George b Wintersteen of one Molotov Encampment 40. The committee organized by electing the following officers a. H. Grone president t. G. Vincent secretory Ami Harry sided treasurer. The following were appointed on the finance committee d. C. Wil Liams John o. Font Frank Cochelle William Deutsch j. C. Mincemoyer and James t. Magill. Tho Odd Fellows anniversary will he one of the most distinguished Aud important events that has taken place in Dauville for Many years. There will be at least 15.0c0 strangers in town. The anniversary District embraces nearly the whole of Central Pennsylvania Aud represents about one Hundred Lodge. In this Coupe Tiou it might be interesting to note that Montour Kunuty alone has some six Hundred Odd Fellows. In Danville alone comprised by Montour Ami Myrtle lodges there Are Abnot 500 n embers of the order. The Washington Villot Lodge Aud the Lodge at Exchange each has a Large member hip. William Ort will feud a contingent of at least 2000 people to tiie anniversary. Will is Baric and Scranton will each Send a contingent probably quite a Large. A Large proportion of the Odd Fellows in the two Largo adjoining counties May be relied upon to attend. At the last anniversary which was held at Shamokin there were 50.000 strangers in attendance Shamokin however is situated in the Center of a populous Section and the crowd it attracted does not constitute a Criter a on by which the attendance at Dan a lie May be judged. The committee intends to be on tiie Safe Side by planning for a big occasion. Test Bow much eclat May to Given to the event will depend so Lely upon the amount of Money that can he raised the Odd fellow Quot figure that it will re Viire upwards of it rho Saud dollars if the town is to Rio itself Pron a on the occasion Ami but Nten the Odd Fellows on a scale to which they have been Aci mome in Ether parts of the abuse of the sidewalks Sleigh Paris ii that the Young people and perhaps the older ones too Are not neglecting the fiets weighing is evidenced by the shouts of enjoyment that Echo Over the White Fields from nearly every Nutry Road Aud the merry Jingle of Hells that serves is a fitting accompaniment to the pleasure lovers fun a Sleigh ing party. A Jolly Sleigh ing party from Buck Horn spent tuesday at the Home of or. And mrs. Peter a. Yorks near so quod. J he Day was very pleasantly spent and dinner was served. Those present were or. Aud mrs Charles Girton or. And mrs. E. J. Ohl or. Ami mrs. Rose Kester Rev. Ami mrs. A Trail or. Aud mrs. Wash Hartman or Aud mrs. Rank Patterson or. Ami mrs. George Irvin. Or. Aud mrs. Jacob Harris Charles Hait Mau. Mrs. Ella purse. Mrs. Charles Harris miss Anna Ohl miss Dora Hartman miss Flora Hartman. Miss Marie Hartman a. Ii. Hartman Cleveland Hartman Aud cd Manst. The sidewalks at Many places Are coated wit i ice and it is Only by exercising the greatest care that a person can walk without falling. Such a condition is natural in Winter and. Being unavoidable pedestrians have to make the Best of it. There Are other spots however apparently devoid of Snow or ice that Are still More treacherous rendered so b7 the boys mischievously sibling Over the pavement there Are several ,.ie�c spots on Mil Street when the sidewalks form an incline the worst being in front of the Post office. A gentleman of town sustained a terrible fall Here last evening and that he escaped broken inner is Little Short of miraculous. Boys in n line without any molestation Are seen to repeatedly slide Over the spot until the frosty surface of the sidewalk is rendered us smooth As Glass. Persons come non it usus peo tingly and ask it is on an incline they Easly lose their footing. It is hardly necessary to add that such an abase of Tho la sidewalk should not be to 1 rated in any town if the Publio Comfort demands that the sidewalks be kept old or of Snow it is equally important that All abuses be prevented that Niakas them unfit to. W la upon. 5cdded from Rushtown. A Sleigh ing party from Rushtown was delightfully entertained at the Home of or. Aud mrs. Chas. Brobst Railroad Street. Those present were or. Aud mrs. Jas. B. Kut Eiline or. Aud mrs. Pierce Reaback. Or. And mrs. Jesse Korr or. And mrs. L. M. Campbell Aud Sou John Lester or and mrs. William Brobst. Of blooms Borg misses Verna Ami Esther Euter line Sara Seaback Dora Campbell. Margaret Ami Currie Enterline messes Gorge Ami Ernest Reabuck Eden Terline. Robert Campbell John and Frank Enterline Charles Knorr. Aud cd Aries Lowery of Danville. The evening was delightfully spent with music and games after which a Oyster supper was served. Sleigh ing party to Bald top. A Sleigh ing party of Yonng people from Danville was entertained at the Home of or. And mrs. William uni a raid top. On tuesday evening. The evening was spent with games and Musio Aud refreshments were served. Those present were misses Mary Pursel Emma Fenstermacher Mary Quigg Clara Cope Hannah Fry Rebecca Quigg Alice Fenstermacher. Clara Harris. Elizabeth Nigg a Elizabeth Phillips and Anna Quigg messes. Oliver Cope Smith Hornberger Geo. Dyer Dennis Quigg Harold Pursel Ralph Cope William Kindt John Quigg George West and Alfred Fry. 5>ledded to Rio Dansville. A Sleigh ing party from the so nth Side was entertained at the Home of or. And mrs. John in shot maker at Mord us. Ille on tuesday. Those Pris ent were or. And mrs George barn Hart or. And mrs. Chert Whalen. Mis. Geo Whalen Irvin Whalen. Grace Barnhart de Whalen Rachel Bam Hart of Rushtow i. And mrs Geo. Woodruff and Howard Woodruff of Boyds station mrs. F. Drumm. Charles Drumm. Of Sunbury Elias b. Woodruff Aud Carrie Woodruff of sooth Danville h. W. Whalen of Spokane Washington. The Man who does no to get what he wants is Seldom Happy for the moment. Sleigh ing Patty. Joseph Robbins of Mexico took a Jolly sled Load of Yong people to Lewisburg to the Home of Frank Bow ers Itne Day evening where games and refreshments were enjoyed. Those present were misses Grace Sechler Grace Billmeyer Anna Coiner Hannah Sechler Nora Robbins Ivy Hartman Emma Zettlemoyer Ada Zettle Moyer. Rosa Hartman messes. Frank Funk. George Zettlemoyer James Widen Amer Quot Harry Zettlemoyer Ralph Zettlemoyer Ralph Sechler Frank Cotner Percy Hartman Griffith Billmeyer Earl Billmeyer. Peter Auten humid Pierce Joseph Robbins. Howard Robbins John Foust. Elvde Taylor John Sechler die Van supt. On his rounds while David Chlam Man a Brake Tau was Riding of the Steps of a Reading engine near Otisville. On monday he was badly pounded by the end of a broken listen Roo before he would get ont of the Way Aud he May die from i injuries. Because of a ease of diphtheria in the Abingdon friends school a Philadelphia. Ike school has been closed and the a indent who Are from various parts of the United states have been sent to their Hen of for two week. The american Flag will be hauled blown in Cuba january 28 and on that Date general of Nunz who be inaugurated pres Dent of the Island. County superintendent o. A. Don is completing Liis second tour of tin county visiting the Public schools y be Rudy he paid a visit to the Tel Pooh at Sidler s Hill and mechanics vile. Or. Derr is gratified at the High de Gree of interest manifested As a Ruh by the teachers and pupils throughout the county. The High school at Straw Beny Ridge which is in its fir year is proving a very satisfactory Experiment. There Are Twenty four pupils eleven of whom belong to Anthoni township. The branches taught Art those which belong to a High Sclifo a if i lie second Cliss although owing to tiie fact that but one teacher in employed the school will probably a put in the Thirl Claes by the depart ment. Or. Derr states that Scarlet fever Shioli earlier in the term caused Sonn anxiety Audr suited in closing a Cou pie of the schools has now entire disappeared from the Rural districts

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