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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - January 31, 1901, Danville, PennsylvaniaHome paper for lie Home the circulation of this paper is increasing rapidly. It will you to advertise in the american. Subscription $1 per year or. Irving h. Jennings dentist. Office hour a i �3 or Iti i a a this cot n Fry will never be entirely free until i supplies All of its own demands with its own vol. In no 5. Danville pa., thursday january Quot 31, Emu. Established in 1855. 9 a. St. To i 1/ 1 p. St. To i p. St. 101, still St., Danville a. P Shultz m. D. 425 Mill St., Danville a. Diseases of the stomach and intestines a specially w1ntersteen was sentenced to eleven years and nine months in the Eastern Penitentiary. Or. W. P. A.\tilk, dentist office 218 Mill Street. Teeth extracted without pain. Crown and Bridge work a specially. Equipped with the latest and most improved instruments and prepared to execute the most difficult work. Or. C. H. Reynolds formerly of Catawissa. Den1is1 office opposite Boston store Danville a dentistry in All its branches. Charge moderate and All work guaranteed established 1893 r Blanket the horses. Real Winter weather at last. Beware of the icy sidewalks. Soon Well have the Spring election. Valentines Are already in the stores. Winter about half gone unless we have a six weeks of it in Bishop Talbot will visit Christ Church this City Friday evening March 29th. Next saturday will be candlemas Day in the roman Catholic Church. On that Day the candles used on the altar of the churches for the year Are blessed. Two thousand negroes will build the Railroad up the West Branch of the Susquehanna. It is to be feared that a reign of razors will be inaugurated with their coming. The Rev. Or. And mrs. C. W. Raver Are confined to their Home on Ash Street with the grip. Prof i. D. Gresh of Milton is conducting a weekly singing class at the lutheran Church in Washingtonville. The first lesson was Given on tuesday evening about forty pupils being enrolled. Wanted boys or girls from 18 to 15 years of age. Apply at Danville knitting Mills. The democrats of Mahoning township held their primary tuesday night. The following nominations were made school directors William k. Diehl and Joseph e. Ritter assessor j. L. Krum supervisors p. C. Blecher and John Hartline judge of election William sunday inspector of election Edward Rudy and auditor William c. Heller. The suits against the Sunbury guardsmen for old debts will raise an interesting Point. The defendants Are not All Active members. The officers of the twelfth regiment have presented to the regimental band two Fine snare Drums. The Drums were made by a celebrated new York firm. The twelfth regiment has one of the Best hands in the National guard. The Quot Lackawanna Railroad will open a new office on the Southwest Corner of Broadway and 28th Street on May 1st. The company expects to make it one of the handsomest offices in the City of new York. It will be under the general direction of or. T. W. Lee general passenger agent of the company and will bring the Lackawanna into prominence in a portion of the City not heretofore reached. The Pennsylvania fish commission is now ready to receive applications for Brook Trout Fry for planting in the Waters of the state. The attention of the Public is drawn to a Rule adopted by the Board at its last annual meeting to the effect that no application for Trout will be received after april 15, and that the fish will be shipped by the superintendent of the hatching stations when they decide it Best far the interest of the fish to do to and not to suit the convenience of the applicants. The question of uniting the town of South Danville and the Borough of Riverside thereby forming one municipality is now being agitated. South Danville covers an area of fifty acres has a population of 300, with a assessed valuation of $40,000 and an indebtedness on the school District of $9,050. The Borough of Riverside embraces an area of 300 acres has a population of 500, with an assessed valuation of $50, 000 and an indebtedness of $250. Consolidation would make possible a graded school system better pavements and promote a spirit of Earnest Ami Active co operation. The county court May he petitioned and an order for if special election to vote on the consolidation. Sunbury item. D. Aust Lutz and George l. Bain have come to Danville from live Poji Erry county and Are preparing for the View birth of the National weekly record which has not been published since last Spring. They have purchased the presses and Type of Victor a. Lotier. They expect to put out the first number of their paper next week. Jumaday evening february 12, has been decided upon for the production of the a a Destrick Skuley Tobe Given under the auspices of the y. M. C. A a novel meeting consisting of readings songs Aad it citations will be held at the salvation army Barracks this evening. The sentence of this court is that you the costs of prosecution a Tine of $500 and undergo imprisonment in separate or solitary confinement at hard labor in the Eastern Penitentiary for a period of eleven years and nine Calendar the above sentence imposed yesterday morning by judge Little on Boyd Wintersteen was the closing act of the most important criminal trial in Montour county in Many years. The Only official act that now remains before the history of the murder of Martin 1. Fisher will be closed will be that of sheriff Bree Bill to convey Wintersteen to a Cherry Hill a which he did today although Wintersteen was nervous throughout his trial he did not break Down until sentence was being pronounced. He came into court apparently unconcerned. E. S. Gearhart esq., one of his attorneys announced that no papers had been tiled in the application for a new trial and that the defense was ready to have the motion for a stay of judgment vacated. When judge Little asked the prisoner whether he had anything to say Why sentence should not be imposed on him Wintersteen replied in a Clear tone that he had not. Before he pronounced sentence judge Little said in part a emr. Wintersteen we believe after listening to the testimony of this Case that you have cause for congratulation. The verdict might have been More serious to you. On the other hand we believe at the same time that the Public has Good cause also for congratulation because had not the Case been prosecuted with such signal skill and ability Justice might have been frustrated completely. A the jury did not accept As True either of your propositions of defense. The testimony of tie persons whom you met after the shooting Down along the canal showed that you acted strangely stepping into the canal and out again and made a motion As if to shoot yourself with the revolver yet we believe it was the natural conduct of a Man under like circumstances highly excited and feeling the consequences of his act. It was very natural for you to have wrung your hands and to have Sai it i what will poor Mother think a if Ever there is a time in a boys life that he does think of primaries held in All of the wards Friday evening. Brief mention of the doings of your friends and acquaintances. Republican primaries were held in All the wards of the Borough Friday eve in All cases voting for delegates and nominees was by ballot. But Little opposition arose most of the nominations being made by Large majorities. In the first Ward G. Schoch was j judge of the election and George k. J Sechler clerk. John g. La rown and h e. Trumbower were elected delegates to the Borough and District conventions. They were instructed for 1>. R. Williams i for auditor but were uninstructed for poor director. The other nominations were for councilman three years Amos Vastine councilman one year in place of William l. Deutsch to fill the unexpired term of the late John Rubinan William a Davis school director or. E. A. Curry judge of election William g. Kramer inspector of election William j. Williams assessor Joseph a. Frame Justice of the peace William Oglesby. In the second Ward if. F. Seidel was chairman and w. J. Burns and let. E. Haring secretaries Tho delegates to the two conventions Are j. Ii. Boyer and j. Ii. Woodside. De for d. R. William uninstructed for poor director. The other nominations were for Council Man Reuben Boyer school director j. Ii. Montague judge of election Harry Schick inspector of election c. M. Johnson assessor. Ii. E. Seidel Justice of the peace j. Ii. Woodside. In the third Ward d. C. Williams and Isaac Gross were elected delegates to the Conven ious. They were instructed for i. R. Williams for auditor. The nominations were for councilman John l. Evans school director Jesse b. Cleaver judge of election William m. Russel inspector of election Curtis Cook assessor Harry Kerns. In the fourth Ward j. I. Hummer acted As chairman and Alexander Mann Secretary. The nominations Quot were for councilman Joseph Gibson school director j. J. Stewart judge of election. J. D. Hummer inspector of election to it Eph Sherwood assessor John Jenkins Justice of the Pence Henry Kneibler a debates to both conventions w. Ii. Jenkins and Robert Goodall. The delegates were uninstructed. The Republican Borough and District his Mother who has cared for him and conventions were held at the Montour watched Over him it is under such circumstances As those. The testimony in the Case shows that you have been a Good Man heretofore an industrious Man Obe Lient to lers and a Good employee. I do Hope House tuesday eve. No delegates were present at the District convention from Mahoning township. The same delegates attended both conventions. They were 11. E. Trumbower from the first Ward j. Ii. Woodside and j. H. Boyer Ami it is tin is Deere wish of everybody i second Ltd. Williams and Isaac believe that your aged Mother May have the peace and fortitude to sustain her in these when he mentioned Wintersteen Sag a Mother the prisoner broke Down and wept. Wintersteen was greatly overcome particularly after he was taken Back to the jail where his Brothers had a conference with him. At that meeting he showed the most emotion that be has since the first excitement immediately following the commission of his crime. Entertained at dinner. Or. And mis. F. C. Angle gave a six of clock dinner last evening at their residency East Market Street. Those present were mrs. Charles Watson or. And mrs Charles Watson jr., and miss Sara Delong of Philadelphia mrs. 1�?T. E. Maus or. And mrs. S. A. Yorks and or. And mrs. I. A a. Jennings. After the dinner a progressive euchre j was enjoyed the prize winners were mrs. I. H. Jennings first ladies mrs. Charles Watson jr., second Charles Watson jr., first gentlemen a or. I ii. Jennings second. Gross third Ward William ii. Jenkins fourth Ward. The other two delegates from the first and fourth wards could not attend on account of illness. The Borough convention was held first with ii. E. Trumbower chairman and. Ii. Woodside Secretary. Only one name was presented for Borough auditor that of d. R. Williams and he was unanimously nominated. Immediately after the adjournment of the Borough convention the one for the District was organized with the same chairman and Secretary. Franklin Bover sr., was the Only name presented for poor director and he was unanimously nominated for that office. Supper at y. M. 0. A. Hall. The ladies of the y. M. C. A. Auxiliary Are completing the arrangements for their supper to be held in the association Hall on Friday evening. Danville people know the excellent suppers that Are always served by the l Oliese auxiliary and this promises to he Well up to their High Standard the ladies expect to see All of their former patrons and Many others on Friday evening. Paying the costs. The county is now paying the costs of a he late term of court including the winners teen murder trial. The county commissioners were Busy yesterday approving jurors tips aves witnesses and court officials fee and commissioners clerk Peifer was still Buier in figuring up and paying tiie different claims. The total Cost of the murder trial has not yet been Liju red up. Turn about is fair play. Beaver Lodge no. I 2 knights of pythias will be entertained in Sunbury by the lodges of that City on the evening of Washington birthday february 22. The Danville Lodge recently entertained the Sunbury knights. Will leave next week. The engineers in charge of the dismantlement of the Bessemer Plant expect to Complete their work and leave this City next week. Only about fifteen car loads of machinery including the blowing engines remain to be shipped to the Canadian Plant. Will have a novel meeting. A novel meeting will he held at the salvation army on thursday evening j All Are invited delightfully entertained. A delightful card party Given thursday eve by or. And mrs. I. H. Jennings at their Home on West Market Street in Honor of or. And mrs. Charles Watson jr., of Philadelphia. At the conclusion of the games Choice refreshments were served. Those present were or. And miss Woolley or. And mrs. Arthur 11. Woolley mrs. John 11. Taber mrs. P. E. Maus or. And mrs. Frank c. Angle and son Pursel f., mrs. C. P. Hancock miss Hancock or. And mrs. R. Or it Kine Johnston mrs. J. C. Peifer miss Mccormick or. J. Beaver Gearhart or. And mrs. 8. A. Yorks and William e. Gosh. The prizes were won As follows ladies first miss Surah Delong second mrs. Charles Watson third mrs r. Erskine Johnston Consolation m iss Woolley draw prize mrs. Taber. Gentlemen first Charles Watson second C Angle third s. A. Yorks Consolation or Johnston. Died in Brooklyn. Miss Alice c. Lee a Well known and popular Young lady of this City died thursday morning in Brooklyn. Death resulted from pneumonia following Grippe. Miss Lee went to Brooklyn in november to attend the funeral of her sister mrs. Jane a Gill. She remained there for a visit. She was the youngest daughter of or. And mrs. Philip Lee of Nicholas Avenue. Besides her parents she is survived by one sister and live Brothers miss Maine Lee Philip Thomas and Eugene. She was a prominent member of St. Josephus Church. In Iii Endeavor meeting. A Union meeting of allot the Christian Endeavor societies of this City will be held at the Grove presbyterian Church next sunday evening at six of clock. This will he a regular c. E. Prayer meeting led by 11. 11. Furman of the Mahoning presbyterian society. It will by an anniversary meeting to commemorate tin1 organization of the first Christian Endeavor society which was started in Portland Maine Twenty years ago by a a father Francis e. Clark. Miss Sophia Baylor is visiting friends in Mcewensville. Calvin Kressler and Charles Wintersteen of Bloomsburg were in town yesterday. Mrs. Ellen Kneibler is visiting friends in Plymouth. Miss Maud Bowers of Berwick is a guest at the Home of w. G. Bomboy on East front Street. Mis. M. Al Illner of Kantz is visiting mrs. Moses Gross on lower Mulberry Street. Mrs. Annie Sponenberg of blooms Burg is visiting mrs. W. G. Bomboy on East front Street. Mrs. James Foster returned from a visit in Hollidaysburg last evening. Charles Woods transacted business in Shamokin yesterday. Luke Moyer of Bloomsburg spent yesterday in Danville. C. W. Tenbroeck of Scranton travelling freight agent for the d. L. A w. R. R. Co was in Danville Friday. Or. And mrs. J. O Eyerly and son they Aro instruct Daniel Are visiting friends in Williams for auditor and port. Mrs. William Dyer of pottsgrove is a guest at the Home of her father Council Man w. Ii. Amesbury on Bloom Street. Mrs. F. Mchenry Wagner the Well known Montour county lawyer of Exchange attended License court in this City Friday. Or. And mrs. F. A. Round of Sunbury spent Friday with friends in this City mrs. Mary Grover returned to her Home in Sunbury on saturday after a visit with her daughter mrs. Wesley Hartzell grand Street. Miss dentine Shelly of Philadelphia spent last week with her Cousin mrs. Wesley Hartseil grand Street. Misses Kate Murray Julia Camp and Mary Hartzell of Milton enjoyed a Sleigh ride to this City on saturday. Miss Celia sheets of Catawissa visited relatives in this City on saturday. Miss Laura Gilbert of Catawissa was a guest Over sunday at the Home of or. C. H. Reynolds Mill Street. Miss Florence Sherwood of Berwick is visiting miss mame Ware on Bloom Street. Or. And mrs. Harry t. Hancock and daughter Beatrice spent sunday in Sunbury. Mrs. W. M. Gearhart is visiting friends in Lewisburg. Miss Mary Moyer Ofelia Okiu is visiting relatives in this City. H. T. Lee of Orwigsburg is visiting or. And mrs. I. C. Lee on West Mahoning Street. Mrs. Sarah g. Saunders of Gordon is a guest at the Home of Joseph Philips on Mill Street. Mrs. Lizzie Perry is visiting friends at Shamokin and Ashland. Mrs. Amos Vastine is visiting her daughter mrs. Mains in Plymouth. Charles h. Blatchley of Philadelphia spent yesterday with friends in Danville. Or. Blatchley was a former resident of this City leaving Here in 1875. Enoch Snyder of pottsgrove transacted business in town yesterday mrs. David Seeley left yesterday for Sterling Illinois after a visit with her i brother w. T. Shepperson Riverside. Ii. T. Wagner John Coleman Ami Mcclellan Deihl of Washingtonville attended court in this City yesterday. J. C. Campbell of Rushtown was in town yesterday. Or. And mrs. G. Ii. Oyster of was in Gronville drove to Danville yester Dav. T. Ii. Thomas of Williamsport transacted business in town yesterday. W. B. Everett of Espy transacted business in town yesterday. J. 11. Weaver was in Berwick yesterday William Harry of Berwick made a trip to this City yesterday. Elias Lyon was in Sunbury yesterday. Mrs. R. If. Curtis left yesterday for a visit with friends in it. Carmel. Mrs. William Dewitt of South Danville visited friends in Sunbury yesterday. I it. J. Rogers was in san hairy yesterday. Lion. James Foster left tor Harrisburg yesterday. Miss Maud Christ of Bloomsburg is a guest at the Home of Levi Boyer Riverside. Miss Sallie Beverly who has been visiting relatives in Shamokin returned Home last evening. J. Y. Gillaspy spent yesterday in Catawissa. Or. Edward Davis of Berwick visited his parents on Mill Street yesterday. The Rev. J. A. Huber was in blooms Burg yesterday. William Mann of Sunbury was in Tow n yesterday. I miss Mary Wampole of Sunbury visited friends in Danville yesterday. Miss Jennie Brown of it. Carmel is visiting relatives in this City. A great Many people w to have been ill i h the Grippe make a great mistake by leaving their bed and room too soon after being on the Way to recovery. In in tiie Sleigh ing several parties were out on saturday spite of tie fears on Friday that the Snow would soon be gone the Sleigh hols still make Welcome music in this Vicinity. All Day sunday the liveries were Well patronized and most private cutters were in use quite a number of people drove to Danville from near by towns Ami the surrounding country. On saturday evening nearly every Large Sleigh in town was out with a party. Or. And mrs. Edward Rishel who live on the Bloom Road near Grovania pleasantly entertained a Small party from Danville on saturday night. Their son Walter drove to Tow n for the guests and brought them Home in a Large Sleigh. Will g. Browne a phonograph helped to furnish entertainment for the evening and refreshments were served. The party consisted of or. And mrs. George Leig How mrs. Baylor and Martha Harold and Elmer Baylor miss Carrie Price William Price mrs. N. K. Brown miss Grace Brown Lawrence Brown or. And m is. Will g. Brown and Frank a. Brown. On saturday afternoon a party of Young women enjoyed a Sleigh ride around town and outline near by country roads in a four horse Sleigh. They were mrs. Thomas g. Vincent mrs. William g. I i Tel mrs. Simon k. Hoffman mrs. Edward w. Peers mrs. L. D. Ulrich and sister miss Nase of Philadelphia mrs. Thomas j. Price mrs. Harry Eilen Bogen mrs. Samuel Bloch. Mrs. Joseph Heim and mrs. John m. Geise. An enjoyable Sleigh ride to Buckhorn on saturday evening was participated in by the might ses Lettie Burke Rena and Minnie Girton Margaret Mary and Lizzie Churm and Maud Cook and Henry Deitz Harry Marshall William Boyer George Hoffner James Hobson Walter bound William Lowrey and David Pursell. A party of fourteen enjoyed a Sleigh ride to Catawissa on saturday evening where they were entertained at the Home of William Adams. Another Large Sleigh Load drove to maus Lale to spend saturday evening. Frank Delong and his friends drove in from Washingtonville on saturday afternoon with one of the finest sleighs that has been seen in this City in recent years. E. F. Schrader miss Mayme Shuman. F. I. Scad miss Hodge h. H. Unger and Misa Stein drove to Danville from Shamokin in sleighs sunday. Washington Hose company a fair it will be held the first two weeks in March. The Washington Hoe company has completed arrangements far holding a firemen a fair commencing on saturday evening March 2nd, and continuing far two weeks. The fair will be held in the room formerly occupied by Schoche grocery store and which is Well adapted far this purpose. The a Dws shied a ?.�t summer equipped themselves for better service by the Purchase of a modern Hose Wagon and a pair of Good horses and they Are endeavouring in this manner to liquidate the indebtedness incurred. So far they have met with much encouragement Ami the fair promises to be a great Success. A number of our merchants have already stated their intention of placing exhibits and Many contributions of merchandise Etc., have been promised. Various committees have been appointed. James freeze will act As chairman. There will be Many attractive novelties offered for those who attend and Good music will be furnished each evening. It is Safe to say that the committees will do everything possible to make the fair a great Success. The fallowing canvassing committees have be appointed first Ward Wesley Hollobaugh Oscar Reilly David Evans and William Turner. Second Ward Harry Schick Charles Gibbons Edward Sainsbury and j. W. Hartzell third Ward a. C. Williams Seth former Thomas Rooney and Charles Lunger. Fourth Ward Lewis Williams Jacob Snyder Charles Kiuru and Elijah Morgan. Enjoyed progressive euchre. Mrs. P. E. Maus gave a progressive euchre party at her Home in Mau it Dale Friday afternoon in Honor of mrs Charles Watson and mrs. Charles Watson jr., of Philadelphia. The guests were driven in sleighs to Mausdale. Those present were mrs. Charles Watson mrs. Charles Watson jr., Anil miss Delong of Philadelphia mrs. I. H. Jennings mrs. R. 11. Woolley. Mrs. A. Ii. Woolley mrs. F. C. Angie mrs. John Taber mis. S. A. Yorks mrs. H. B. Meredith mrs. J. C. Peifer mrs. R. E. Johnston mrs. C. P. Hancock misses Cordelia Woolley Mary Holloway Helen Ramsey Katharine Mccormick Ida Gallagher Emeline Gearhart Hettie Eekman Jennie Hancock and miss e. Eekman. The prizes were won As follows mrs. R. H. Woolley first mrs. S. A. Yorks second miss Katharine Mccormick third and miss Mary Holloway a one hand prize. After the euchre excellent refreshments were served. Brewery workers Union. A re organization of the Union of the employees of the Danville p. L. Brewery w As accomplished on Friday night. Fourteen members were present. Harry a. Gabriel of Wilkes Barre was elected president Jacob Schmitt vice president 8. S. Set a Niski Secretary Karl Cohn Fin Ancial Secretary Philip Goodman shop Delegate William Heim stable Delegate. Great interest in the Union w As taken by All present. Or. Fleig the organizer from Wilkes Barre made an address explaining tie rules and regulations and what in is hoped to accomplish through the Union. Or. Gabriel thanked his fellow workmen for his election promising to do All in his Power for the sue Cess of the organization. Democratic primaries. The democratic primaries for the nomination of candidates and election of delegates to the District and Borough conventions were held in the first and fourth wards on saturday evening. In the first Ward William Linker was nominated for councilman for three years William l. Deutsch far councilman far one year to succeed himself for tie in expend term of the late John Kerman John g. Waite far school director Joseph Hunter for Justice of the peace Samuel Mottern for judge of election a. J. Gearhart for inspector of election George Maiers and John Russell delegates to the two conventions. The delegates were instructed to support Patrick Kerns for poor director and M. Gotwald for auditor. The democratic primary election was held in the third Ward monday evening completing All of the Ward meetings far both parties. Charles v. Ammerman esq., was chairman and e. W. Peters and Benjamin p. Harris secretaries. The following nominations were made for Dougherty school director Daniel h. Byerly assessor a. Frederick Jacobs judge of election g. L. Mclain inspector of election William m. Robinault delegates to the two conventions William m. Russell and e. Swartz Miller. The delegates were instructed to support p. M. Kerns for poor director and Claude o. Guest for Borough auditor. In the fourth Ward District attorney Thomas c. Welsh acted As chairman and John a a. Eyerly and Claudio. Guest were secretaries. Edward s. Scott was nominated for councilman William h. Orth for school director George Rod Enhoffer Lor assessor Jesse Al. Hostet ter for Justice of the peace Thomas Lee for judge of election Matthew Ryan for inspector of election and Patrick 8cott and Walter o. Green delegates to the District and Borough conventions. I he delegates were instructed to support p. M. Kerns far poor director and Claude o. Guest for Borough auditor. Death of Adam Sissman. Adam Sissman died at his Home on water Street at four of clock sunday afternoon after an illness of four weeks. He was Horn in Germany fifty one years ago and has lived in Danville fur twelve years. He is survived by his wife and one brother John who lives at peeks kill n. Y. The funeral was held at two of log k on this afternoon and interment Wasin the Odd Fellows cemetery. Squire Bare dismissed action brought by c. W. Hunter. A Squire Bare monday completed the hearing and rendered a decision in the ease of Clark w. Hunter against p. W. Leas. Hunter charged Leas with unlawfully taking property in which he claimed to own an interest. Several Days ago Grant Ridgeway who for some time conducted a livery in the rear of Ricketts store went to Sunbury. Soon after that he gave or. Leas an order on mrs. Ridgeway for a team of horses a Carriage and several sets of harness. After these goods had been taken or. Hunter claimed that he was a partner of Ridgeway that the property had been taken without his he swore out a warrant for or. Leas. From the evidence a Squire Bare decided that Hunter had no claim on the property and dismissed the Case with costs to be paid by Hunter. Death of Reese r. Evans. Reese r. Evans of frosty Valley died at 12 20 of clock on sunday afternoon at the Home of his son in Law George Renner no. 5 Maple Alley. He was sick far two or three weeks with asthma. He was sixty three years old and is survived by two daughters mrs. Stephen Prout and mrs. George Renner. Kennedy Everett. Miss Zell a Everet daughter of John Everett of this City and Walter m. Kennedy of South Danville were married at the parsonage of the to my methodist Church by the Rev. O. G. Fleck on wednesday evening. Aft r to e ceremony a supper was served at the Home of the brides brother Horace Everett Church Street. Stove works has Many orders booked and More coming daily. Three arc lamps have been installed in the moulding room at the stove works in place of the naked Kero it ene lamps that have heretofore been a Ted. If these lamps prove satisfactory it is the intention to introduce them throughout the works. So far the Experiment is giving the Best of satisfaction for not Only is the Light better hut the smoke of the old lamps is done away with. It is stated that the Outlook for continued Prosperity at the stove works was never better than at present. All departments Are being worked full handed and Lull time. Order have been booked which will require several months to till and other Large orders Are being received daily. Night school to he closed last session to be held this evening attendance fallen to nine. Because of the Lack of interest on the part of the parents and the poor attend Anc of of the pupils Danville a Public night school will be closed on thursday night after having been in operation a Little Over three months. The school started off with much Promise on october 22, and within less than a week Over 100 pupils had been enrolled. Since then the attendance has gradually dropped each month until it was reported Al the meeting of the school Board monday night that the attendance on some nights has been Only four while the average so far this month has been Only nine. Director Green was opposed to closing the school and moved to reconsider the Resolution passed at the last meeting of the Board ordering the school closed at the end of the month if the attendance did not improve. On the Call for the yeas and Days on air. Greens motion every director present voted against it except air. Green. Several of the directors expressed their opinion that it Isa disgrace to the town that the school has to be closed but they believe they have a right to take no other course since so Little interest is shown in the school. The meeting was attended by directors Fischer Keefer Lunger Orth Green Burger berber Harpel and Werkheiser. Truant officer Young reported that several children have been placed Back in school this month but he believes his services would be More effective if a lock Box were placed in each school into which teachers can place reports of absent pupils for him. He said that some of the children have Learned How to watch for him when he Only works afternoons and Are absent in the morning and Are present in the afternoon. His suggestion was adopted Anil the school committee was directed to place Small lock boxes in each school building for this purpose. J. R. Wallize presented a proposition for installing into the school building an electric automatic program clock that will work a system of signals for the different recitations recesses Etc. The proposition was referred to the Supply committee. Superintendent Houser a report for the month from december 6 to january 11, showed that the number of pupils in attendance at All of the schools for the month was 1,281 average daily attendance for the month 1,028 average attendance for the term 1,035 percentage of attendance 90 number of pupils not absent during the year to Date,159num-Ber not tardy 515 number not absent during the Mouth 074 number not tardy 353 cases of tardiness 690 number left school during month 34. The following Bills were ordered paid David Ruckel. $2.31 e. W. Peters ,.62.00 William e. Young. 5.00 Ginn amp co. 0 00 Casper ,.98 James Dailey,.75 appraisers for rolling Mill. It is expected that some time this week appraisers appointed by the receivers of c. R. Baird amp co., will to in Danville to look Over the property of the Danville rolling Mill to determine on its valuation and the Best thing to be done with that property. Those appraisers were appointed in Philadelphia last week. It is understood that three propositions in regard to the future of the Danville Plant Are now under consideration by the Baird amp co. Receivers. The acceptance of either of them Means the starting of the Plant at an Early Date. One proposition is from a firm which desires to lease and operate the Plant. Another is from a firm that has made a proposition for the Purchase of the Plant outright with the intention of operating Ilas soon As the affairs can be straightened out. The appraisers have been appointed to look the property Over to determine which proposition will be the Best for the creditors of Baird amp co. Or whether it will he More profitable for the creditors to perfect a re organization scheme and operate the Plant themselves. It is expected that one of these plans will be adopted As soon As the appraisers report and that whatever this report May recommend that the Plant will soon be put in operation. Death of two children. Frederick p. Fogle the seven years old son of air. And airs. Richard Fogle of Riverside died on sunday evening after an illness of about a week. As the child a illness May have been due to diphtheria the funeral was private and was held from the family residence at Riverside at four of clock londay afternoon. Burial was in the lutheran cemetery. Surprise parties dinners and euchre parties see i to be the thing just now. Walter Morris the five years old son of air. And mrs. William Morris of South Danville died Early monday morning after a Brief illness. The child was up and around the House the afternoon before his death w hich was due to croup. Enjoyed a Sleigh ride. The following party enjoyed a Sleigh ride to Milton londay eve where they took supper a i the hotel Haag. Misses Jennie Lloyd Grace Ware. Lizzie Mort on Florence Voris Isabel Baldy Hattie i Fry and Aliss Lovett will Maiers will Lluu Harry welliver Raymond clan ton and Joy Brader. Job printing the office of the american furnished with a Large assortment of Job letter and fancy Type and Job material generally the published announces to the Public that he is prepared at All times to execute in the neatest manner Job printing of aft kinds and description. Jug of get our prices before place your orders. In 26, Dickinson 16. Home team held the Lead from Start to finish of the game. The Danville Basket Ball players Frida eve Defeated the Dickinson College team by a score of 20 to 10. The features of the game were the Long shot from a difficult Angle by Sechler and Bedeau a goal shot under difficulties from interference As he escaped from under his opponents. Powell and Taylor put up the Best game for the visitors. After five minutes p aying the Ball struck the electric lamp putting out the Light and delaying the game for three quarters of an hour. At the end of the first half the score was 18 to 6. The local team took the Lead at the Start and held it to the finish although the Dickinson boys braced tip and made a gain in the last half. The line up wast Danville. Dickinson. Oakland summary a goals from Field Klase 5 Sechler 3 Bedea 2 Gaskins 2 new Baker 1 Taylor 2 Belt 2 Powell 2 Shuman 2. Referee Czechowicz. Time Twenty minute halves. For three new places and All but one of the old ones. All hut one of the applications of peo pie now holding licenses were granted at the session of License court held Friday. In that one Case it was a refusal of a License on one Street with the granting of one for another part of town one additional new retail License and one new wholesale License were granted. Andrew Russel applied for a new License for a place in the Bloch building on Mill Street and William Russel his son applied for one for the place that he now conducts on lower Mulberry Street. The new License for Mill Street was granted and the old one on Mulberry Street was refused. B. K. Shoemaker was granted a License to conduct a wholesale liquor store in the opera House Block on East Mahoning Street. Peter Dietrich was granted a License for a place on u per Mulberry Street in the fourth Ward. The application of councilman William Deutsch for a License for a place at the Corner of Mill and East front streets was put Over until next wednesday because of the illness of his attorney or. Sidler. C. S. Taylor presented an application for a License for a hotel at Exchange. A remonstrance was presented Signet by a number of residents of Exchange. The applicant bad no witnesses to meet the remonstrance and the License was refused. License refused. In addition to the sentence of Boyd Wintersteen the court yesterday morning disposed of several other matters coming before it. The application of councilman William l. Deutsch for License for a place at the Corner of Mill and front streets was denied. Mrs. William h. Messer was in court and told of the deprivation to which she and her children Are subjected because of his incarceration in jail. Messer was convicted at the late term of court on the charge of larceny and was sentenced to a Fine of $5 and costs and to remain in the custody of the sheriff until it was paid. Since his sentence last week Messer has been in jail As Bailee. Judge Little accepted the plea of the wife and ordered Messer discharged. An order was granted directing Paul Thomson to to his wife monthly instalments at the rate of 18 a week. Carpenter fell and was killed. William Doster who was killed thursday morning in Wilkes Barre was a son of mrs. Agatha Doster of Columbia Avenue this City. He was born and raised in Danville going to Wilkes Barre about ten years ago he was thirty iwo years old and is survived by a wife and three Small children. His Mother and two Sisters. Misses Mary and Clara Doster live in this City. The body will be brought to Danville of the 12 3s Pennsylvania train tomorrow afternoon and will be taken directly to the Odd Fellows cemetery for burial. Riverside republicans. The Republican primary election for the Borough of Riverside was held on saturday evening at the Borough polling place. John Spotts sr., and John Conway were nominated for councilmen John Snyder and John Keirn school directors Weldon w. Gulick and Joseph l. Shannon justices of the peace r. B. Bird assessor Clinton major auditor j. F. Mccloughan overseer of the poor for two years and Simon p. Enterline for oneyear r. C. Shannon judge of election and d. Huber inspector of election. Of entertained four generations. Or. And mrs. H. L. Dewitt entertained for generations at their Honre at Walnut Dale 011 sunday. The company consisted of Richard Morrall and daughter miss Sadie or. And mrs Samuel Morrall with their sons and daughters. The great grand children were George and Sarah Dewitt. Will hold Box social. A Box social will be held in Klondike Hall Friday evening for the Benefit of the Kev. T. M. Phillips

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