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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - July 3, 1902, Danville, PennsylvaniaA ski ate a Bra y. A Home paper a for the Home the circulation of this paper is increasing rapidly. It will pay you to advertise in the american. Subscription $1 per year or. Having h. Jennings dknt18t. Office hours 9 a. To a it m i 1�?~. V to i p. M 101 my at., Danville past i.t/. N. N. 425 Mili. St., Danville i a. Diseases of the stomach and intestines a specially d k. W. I. An11i.k, dentist Ihie 218 Millst Kkt. A this country will never be entirely free until it supplies All of its own demand with its own productions. Vol. 47-no 27. Danville a. Thursday july 3. 1902. Established in 1855. Of Parade Teeth extracted without pain. Frown and Bridge work a specially Pqul Ppel a nil the Lutent and Luyat improved Guntru Inesita Attol prepared to execute the Iuo to ill Tieuli work. Or. C. Reynolds office opposite Boston store Danville a dentistry in All its Braue Hea. Charles moderate and All work guaranteed. Established 1892 condensed news. Work for the Celebration on the 4th of july. Hurrah for the fourth get ready for the glorious fourth. It pays to own a Coal pile these Days. The hang of the tire Cracker is heard. June made a record for Low temperature. Let the Small Hoy be careful of the explosives. Small dwellings Are in great demand in Danville. No occasion to go to the Mountain resorts now. What a the matter with turning on some hot air. The june wedding season has been a How ling Success. Horses Are slow in donning their summer bonnets. Get ready the safety attachments of a a your ear Drums. Fie careful in the handling of tire works and avoid disaster. During tie past week the stove Side seemed to beat the Seaside. The Snow shovel gave the Lawn Mower a run for its Money in june. The residence of Webster Foust on East front Street is being repainted. The attendance at the sunday schools is increasing. The picnic season is not far off. A Telephone has been installed in the store of George freeze front and Mill streets. Thomas j. Rogers has broken ground for a double dwelling House on East front Street. If july tries to do the work left undone by june we ought to have quite a warm time of it. The service Given by the United Telegraph and Telephone company in Danville is first class. A Bay window is being built in the second Story of the Grier building Mill Street near Bloom Farmers Are Happy Over the rainfall of the last week. It is the Best thing in the world for the Corn and other crops. The Stork visited the Homo of or. And mrs. Charles Haney Bloom Street Friday. The new member of the household is a Little boy. Benjamin Harris Deputy supreme organizer of the i. O. H., who has been on a trip through the Southern states is spending a few Days with his family in this City. Give your residence a patriotic appearance on the fourth. It is the desire of the committee to have every Home along the route of Parade decorated with flags and Hunting. Another Good concert was Given saturday evening by Stoesz hand under the direction of j. T. Overdorf. There was a Large crowd on Mill Street and the music we As highly appreciated. Sunbury has voted an its debt of $30,000 for the repairing the River front damaged by the Spring floods. The shooting Cracker is ready to shoot. Rev. And mrs. N. E. Cleaver Are rejoicing Over the Advent of a baby girl. John Spotts of Riverside is erecting an ice House on the lot of the Angle estate on d. L. Amp w. Avenue. A noisy Celebration is All right hut he careful of tire. The usual Holiday hours will be observed at the Post office tomorrow. The careless handling of toy pistols will cause the usual number of accidents to Morrow. T. W. Clayton of South Danville has Hail eight seventeen year locusts of exhibition in his store. They were kept in a Glass Jar hut All died yesterday. The United states pension Board consisting of drs. I. G. Barber e. A. Curry and j. P. its weekly meeting yesterday and examined one applicant. Increase 111 purpose of was which tomorrow will in the great Day Ami Danville will Imi filled with thousands of visitors. The crowds will begin to pour into the City Early and the visiting organizations will be met 011 their arrival by members of the recep Tion committee and hands. The Parade is to Start at 1 30 of clock in the following formation chief marshal colonel j. Sweisfort aides major c. P. Gearhart Captain e. Y. Seidel w. L. Sidler t. G. Vincent. Catawissa hand company of twelfth regt n. G. P. Goodrich Post no. 22, g. A. R p. O. S. Of a. Camps from Danville and South Danville other civic societies. Second division Stoesz baud. Marshal Ralph Kisuer. Aides a. M Peters Swartz Miller e. D. Peutz. Friendship fire company and guests. Washington fire company and guests. Third division. Marshal j. L. Evans aides r. B. Pursel John j. Mccloud James t. Magill. Continental fire company and guests. Good will fire company and guests. Chief Burgess Council. Floats. The first division will form 011 West Market Street the second 011 South Mill Street and the third of North Mill Street at Market. The court House hell will be rung As the signal for assembling and the signal to move will be the firing of the grand army Cannon. The route of the Parade we ill he on East Market Street to Nassau to front to Mill to Bloom to Pine to Center to Mill to Market counter March 011 Mill Street and dismiss. The display of fireworks tomorrow evening will he set off from the cinder tip Between the Reading Iron works and Mahoning Street. It can be viewed on either West Mahoning or Northumberland streets. The time of the display is fixed for 8 80 o clock and there we ill he a hand concert while the pyrotechnics Are sending Forth a finale to Danville a big Celebration of Independence Day. Wedded under Evergreen canopy. Under a canopy of Evergreen professor u. L. Gordy superintendent of the Danville Public schools and miss Helen l. Weaver we Ere married yesterday afternoon at 2 30 of clock. The ceremony took place at the Home of the brides Mother mrs. C. L. Weaver no. 301 East Sunbury Street slip Okiu. The House was beautifully decorated wit i Palms intertwined with daisies and evergreens. Mendelssohn a wedding March was played by miss Marion Weaver sister of the Bride and organist of the Sha Okiu episcopal Church. The Bride entered the parlor of the Arm of her Uncle Samuel Heckert esq., who gave her away. She was charmingly gowned in White Paris Muslin and carried a Large bouquet of bridal roses. Her sister miss Edith Weaver was the maid of Honor. She wore a White dress trimmed with Green Satin ribbons. The Groom was attended by Edward b. Wiseman of Parkesburg a. The nuptial knot was tied by Rev. James w. Gilland pastor of the first presbyterian Church of Shamokin. The ceremony was followed by a luncheon after which or. And mrs. Gordy left 011 their wedding trip. They will make their Home in this City of their return. The Bride is very popular in Shamokin and was until this year one of the teachers in the Public schools. The Groom is superintended of the Danville Public school system. Both have a Large Circle of friends who extend their Best i wishes for Many Happy years of wedded life. The Borough Council held a meeting tuesday night instead of Friday As on that Day the City will be doing Honor to the birthday of the nation. President Vastire messes. Davis Swank Patton Montgomery Gibson and Lloyd were present. Council has Given to Danville a new Avenue or rather a new name for an Alley that is being transformed into a Busy and Beautiful thoroughfare. F. C. Derr asked that the name of Library Avenue be Given to the Alley running East from Mill Street Between the Daldy House Anil the Reynolds building. This was passed unanimously. Another improvement was the granting of a permit for the erection of a one Story Frame addition to the rear of the store building on Mill Street occupied by j. J. Newman and owned by Simon Dreifuss. It is to he 20 by 28 feet in size. Or. I. Jennings appeared before Council to make complaint concerning a cesspool 011 the property adjoining his residence which it is claimed is a menace to Public health. The Borough solicitor we As instructed to notify the owner who is in Philadelphia to Abate the nuisance within fifteen Days or it will he done by the Borough at his expense. The police committee was authorized to employ four extra men one from each Ward to serve As special officers 011 july fourth. The Street committee was instructed to investigate a complaint math by Thomas Lee of a Street that his premises Are flooded by water 011 account of the wrong location of the water course in the Alley at his property. The Street commissioner was instructed to fill up the Street Between the Crossings at Cedar Ami front streets. The solicitor was instructed to communicate with the officials of the Philadelphia amp Reading railway in reference to the fulfilment of the Promise made last year to erect a trestle Over Walnut Street. The following Hills were approx 1 for payment Borough department. Standard electric Light co $451.�8 St. Josephus Church. 30.00 regular employees 82.50 labor and hauling 49.26 Joseph Lechner 8.80 Petti hone Bros 8.00 Frank Schram 3.75 Harry b. Patton 12.50 a Standard Gas co 1.40 or. C. Shultz 12.75 b. B. Brow ii 4.00 water department. Regular employees $107.85 personal p. R. R. Co Curry amp Nan Frank Schram a. C. Amesbury a. Peters Joseph Lechner Standard Gas co Harry b. Patton Harry b. Patton 24.48 10.04 5.95 28.46 3.32 88.42 6.00 12.50 20.00 Fine concert last night. A Fine concert was Given by professor j. T. Jeffrey of Wyoming Seminary in the y. C. A. Assembly room last evening. It was free and the purpose of the professor was to make himself known to the people of this City As he intends organizing a class. He is a master of the Banjo and mandolin and his selections delighted a Large audience. Miss Georgie Antrim of Wyoming was the accompanist on the piano. The program rendered was As follows Volunteer patrol mandolin and piano a my Kentucky Home Banjo Solo a Isle of the winds mandolin and piano a Imperial March a mandolin and piano a nearer my god to thee Banjo Solo hot corny Banjo and piano a Home Sweet Home Banjo Solo a a Cradle songs Banjo and piano a a Flower song a mandolin and piano. Meeting of grand army. A special meeting of Goodrich Post no. 22,g. A. R. Will he held this evening and All members Are requested to attend. The Post will assemble tomorrow afternoon at 12 30o�?Tclock, to take part in the fourth of july Celebration and Parade. Brushing up for the fourth. The members of the Friendship fire company Are quite Busy these Days getting things in readiness for the Parade 011 the fourth. They have Given the fire engine a rubbing Down from top to Bottom. It is now clean and new in appearance the brass and steel work shining like a Mirror. I11 the Parade it will be drawn by four Fine horses. The Hose Carriage too has been overhauled. Heavy shafts have been attached to the Wagon by d. C. Hunt and hereafter in running to a fire it will be drawn by one of the horses belonging to the company. It is equipped with a High seat in front that we ill accommodate three men. The Bells attached to to e Wagon whose familiar Jingle we As always heard during fires have Given Placo to a Large Gong fastened under the seat. The Hose Wagon thus equipped a new feature of our fire department will also he in the Parade. The a a drop harness being manufactured for the Friendship company by Saddler j. W. Swartz will also to completed by july 4th. This harness is the most modern tiling out in the line of Fin equipment and we ill add very much to the efficiency of the company. It will be attached to the shafts of the Wagon which will be elevated at such an Angle As to enable the horse to pass under. As soon As the animal is in position the shafts Are dropped the harness Falls into place and the fastening of a single buckle completes the work altogether the task of a few moments. The horse to be used is already being trained to the performance of his new duties so that there May in no delay in Case of fire. The big fellow seems to have a fair comprehension of what is required of him and proves a very Apt Pupil. Died in Brooklyn. Joseph Lunger infant son of or. And mrs Thomas Lunger died tuesday at the Home of his parents in Brooklyn. He was aged eleven months and was a grandson of or. And mrs. Samuel Lunger of this City. Death was caused by measles and bronchitis. The funeral will he held this afternoon. Picnic postponed. The picnic of the o. U. A. M., which was to have been held on the fourth of july at Edgewood Park Shamokin has been postponed of account of the Celebration at Danville. Harvesting the wheat drop. Many of the Farmers Are Busy now harvesting their crop of wheat. The drought affected the growth of the stalks hut the Heads Are Well filled. The rain came just in time to save the wheat from being ruined. Or. And mrs. Lew is Wilt of Clearfield arc guests of or. And mrs. D. W. Huber South Danville. Miss Saline Logan of Bloomsburg is the guest of mrs. P. J. Mccafferty Vine Street. Mrs. Joseph Heim Church Street Lias returned from a visit with her parents in Bloomsburg. Mrs. Louisa Weaver and miss Ella Weaver returned to Northumberland yesterday after a visit with friends in Washingtonville. Mrs. Charles Nickel and children returned to Wilkes Barre last evening after a visit with the former a father John Bruder Bloom Street. Mrs. Emerson Spaide of Sudbury will arrive today for a visit with mrs. George Spaide West Mahoning Street. C. J. Allen and j. W. Eigenbrodt enjoyed a bicycle ride from Williamsport to this City yesterday. Mrs. Jacob sinn and children of Shamokin Are visiting at the Homo of Frank Ryan Rushtow a. Misses Bertha and Ada Sowers of Shamokin returned Home yesterday morning after a visit with miss Relia Adams East front Street. Or. J. P. Hoffa of Washingtonville we As a visitor in this City yesterday. K. R. Cloud of Jersey Shore is visiting his brother Charles Cloud East Market Street. Walter West and William Absolem of Milheim spout sunday with or. And mrs. Clark Kerns Cherry Street. Charles Savage spent sunday we Ith his parents in Bloomsburg. Mrs. O. V. Weaver and daughter Bernice of Northumberland Are the guests of mrs. Emma Shoemaker at Washingtonville. Or. And mrs. Frank r. Morgan and children William and Rebecca of Shamokin drove Over to this City sat urday to a Pond sunday with their friends. J mrs. A. L. Snyder and daughter of Wilkes Barre were visitors to Danville Over sunday. Antrim jr., of Wyoming spent sunday with Coonly Antrim i front Stii i t. Miss Annie Blecher Bloom Street spent sunday in Catawissa. Miss Isabelle Riffel spent sunday with friends in Wilkes Barre. Mrs. Jacob Swayze East front Street spent sunday in Catawissa. Miss Anna Searles of Royersford Montgomery county is visiting her sister mrs. W. R. Sidler Walnut Street. Isadore Rosenthal of Berwick spent sunday with his Mother mrs. Eli Rosenthal water Street. Misses Bertha and Elizabeth Yost of Shamokin Are guests of miss Nellie Hoover Riverside. Frank l. Morris of Shamokin spent sunday with friends in this City. Miss Blanche Campbell Softli Danville was a Sunbury visitor saturday. J. J. Coyle of Philadelphia travelling agent for the Erie despatch freight line was in this City yesterday. Frank Callan of Utal Iville Clearfield county is visiting at the Hoim of or. And mrs. Orvis Oswald thu Sci Street. Miss Mary Mosser of aleut own a is the guest of mrs. John b. Mccoy West Market Street. Mrs. Grant rockafeller of Philadelphia arrived in this City last evening to visit her parents or. And mrs. John Gulick Church Street. Mrs. Ernest Rogers of Sudbury arrived in this City last evening to visit her parents or. And mrs. Henry f. Grove Spruce Street. Miss Maggie Aten returned last evening from a visit in Sunbury. Howard Lunger returned Home last evening from a visit in Shamokin. Mrs. J. Eigenbrodt of Williamsport is visiting her sister mrs. Charles Morral 1, Riverside. D. L. Manger travelling passenger agent for the Reading railway company was in this City yesterday. Jacoh Bausch of Philadelphia is the guest of William sunday Bloom Street. Miss May Hock of Philadelphia is visiting her Mother mrs. C. Hock c Street. John Eisenhart was a Sunbury visitor yesterday. Jacoh Bloom spent several hours in Sunbury yesterday. Mrs. Harry g. Quick of Bloomsburg is visiting her parents or. . J. Ellis Cox East Market Street. Mrs. E. B. Kep nor of Memphis teuu., arrived in this City yesterday for a visit we Ith her parents or. And mrs. C. C. Long West Mahoning Street. Mrs. Lemuel Smith of Shickshinny returned Home yesterday after a visit with mrs. George Rossley Church Street. Miss Bertha Eger of new York arrived in this City last evening for a visit with her sister mrs. Hannah Wyle 0�088 keys place. C. Conley left yesterday morning for a several weeks visit w Ith friends in Youngstown Ohio. Miss Bertha welliver Mill Street left yesterday morning for a visit with friends in Pittsburg. Mesh Evaleen Keasey of Williamsport is visiting her aunt mrs. W. L. Antrim lower mul Nirry Street. S. F. Welliver of Washingtonville a put yesterday in this City. Or. And mrs. J. T. Hall of Shamokin were visitors to this City yesterday. Other personals on fourth Page that the fourth of july will he most gloriously celebrated in Danville is assured yet All the doings of that great Day will not bring More Joy to the hearts of base Ball enthusiasts than the game of saturday afternoon Between Watsontown and the a old timers it took thirteen innings to decide the warm contest and there we As enough close work in every inning to give reason for plenty of shouting. It was a wonderful Battle with Maley and Bell As the generals. While Bell struck out the most men yet he gave More bases 011 balls and it was this which started Danville a Victor ions run getting in the final inning f both pitchers did their very Best being ably supported by Good teams. The game was fast and Snappy Bright and Happy As it took hut. Two hours and Twenty minutes to play it. Danville 6, Watsontown 2 was the result hut it was not until the last Man we As out that the Victory was sure. For three innings neither Side scored but in the fourth Bell struck out. Three a old timers in succession while Watsontown put the first Man across Home plate. Danville tied the score in the seventh. Until the eleventh no More runs were made the finish fast and furious being crowded in the last three innings. Hummer was first at the Willow in the eleventh hut was put took first of a hit and was brought Home by gosh shit. Yerrick and ammo Man failed to get away from the hat retiring the Side. For wat Sonto we Donovan did like Hummer while Campbell got to first on an error. He stole second was advanced to third 011 Belles sacrifice and scored on a hit by Allison making the game again a tie. The visitors closed without any More runs. Two two and the twelfth with Danville at the Bat. Rofes Hoffa and Shannon were put out giving Watsontown the fort. They held it about As Long As the a old timers Cham Piliu Deibler and Watts walking up to the plate Only to walk away again. Nothing done score still tied hut plenty of doings in Prospect. The thirteenth opened with Davis getting his base 011 balls. A Nice hit by Hummer sent him to first. Maley was put out but gosh relieved the Tensity by a hit that brought Davis Homo. Then Yerrick knocked the Only two Bagger in the game which resulted in Hummer and gosh tallying. Ross succeeded in getting Yerrick Safe Over the plate hut was caught at second. Watsontown started with Champlin who tried to hit the Hall hut succeeded not. Then Deibler pounded out a Safe one getting to first where lie stayed. A pop Watts popped a Fly to Yerrick who received it with Oju arms. Donovan sent a warm grounder to Maley who was equal to the occasion and ended the great game by stopping that surface Effort. So Many Good plays made that they were like the articles at a country Vendue too numerous to mention. Ammerman did some Good Ruvii Iii and pulled Down two Long ones. A neat double play was that of Maley to Hummer and Hoffa. Yerrick a two Bagger we As very timely and gave the Home team such a Nice margin that the Danville devotees breathed easy. The a old timers did some Fine base stealing hut the score in detail tells just How the deed was done and the part taken by each player Danville. The memorial service in Honor of the late pastor Rev. Or. W. A. Me Atee which was held at Grove Preshy Terian Church Friday eve was an event which we ill Long have an abiding place in the memory Aud the hearts of the congregation. The Church was filled the services were characterized by a spirit of reverence and deep solemnity and did full Honor to the memory of the departed pastor. After an Organ prelude a very appropriate Aud feeling prayer we As offered by Rev. C. Harman. The choir rendered a guide me o thou great Jehovah a after which Rev. R. Wilson made an address speaking for the officers of the Church. He dwelt especially upon the kindly relations existing Between Rev. Or. Me Atee Aud the congregation the absence of Church trouble in Auy form during his pastorate Tho High esteem for and the Confidence reposed in him by his congregation and the remarkable influence exerted by the pastor Over his people. His remarks indeed formed a Beautiful and Loving tribute which found a ready Clio in Tho hearts of the entire congregation. A Solo a thy will be done was Sung by miss Weiss with very impressive effect. This was followed with a very eloquent Aud appropriate prayer by Rev. Or. L. Shindel. Rev. George e. Limbert spoke for the Danville ministerial association dwelling upon the manner in which or Mcatee impressed other clergymen his willingness to Exchange pulpits the absence of All bigotry in his nature Aud the unselfishness we hich marked his relations we Ith other churches and other pastors. He paid an eloquent tribute to the marked attainments Aud the exalted Christian character of the departed pastor Aud declared that his loss is Felt in religious circles outside Aud beyond Grove presbyterian Church As Well As within it. The memorial address was delivered by Rev. E. C. Armstrong of Williamsport. It was a masterly tribute to Tho character and life work of or. Moated thoughtful reverential analytical. Or. Mcatee we As a Man Whoso very personality commanded respect Wiio made a Strong impression of other men. As to his attainments the speaker remarked or. Mcatee we As a Power in the presbytery where he stood head and shoulders above All others. In nature he was essentially devout. His Manifest dejection at times was not from anything in his own life. He Felt Tho weight of the world of woe and we As known to weep Over the burdens of his own people As Only a Strong Aud sympathetic nature Cau weep. Rev. R. J. Allen pronounced the Benediction. Find a. R. H o. A e. Gosell 88. 1 1 2 3 3 1 Yerrick 21� 6 1 a it 4 3 4 Ammerman of 6 0 1 3 0 0 Ross 3b 5 0 1 1 3 1 w. Hoffa la 6 0 a a 13 a a 1 Shannon of. 5 0 0 1 0 0 slip finor 11 3 0 0 1 0 0 Hummer c. 5 a it 1 12 1 0 Maley p 6 1 1 0 4 1 o 1 0 1 0 0 a a a a a a 48 6 10 Watsontown 89 16 8 a u. O. A. E. Diebler la. 6 0 a it 10 0 0 Watts 3b. 6 1 1 0 1 i j Donovan of 6 0 1 0 0 Donovan c. 5 0 0 17 4 0 Campbell is 6 1 0 3 5 1 Bell p .5 0 0 0 2 0 a i Ion if 5 0 1 3 0 0 amp a up 2b. 5 0 0 3 0 0 cd Ramaliu of. 5 0 0 1 0 1 a a a a a a 49 a it 5 39 12 3 Danville 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4�?6 Watsontown 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0�?2 earned runs Danville 4. Two base hit Yerrick. Double play Maley Hummer and Hoffa. Struck out by Maley 9, Hybell 16. First 011 Halls off Maley 1, off Bell 8. Stolen base gosh 4, Ross Shannon 2, Hoffa Davis Hummer John Donovan Bell Campbell. Sacrifice hits gosh Hoffa Hummer Ammerman Bell. Umpire Curry. Time of game two hours 20 minutes. Arm broken by fall. William West son of Malcolm West of Chambers Street had his left Arm broken at the Elbow monday after Noou while playing in the Woods near his Home. He was acc Dently pushed by a companion falling against a Large Stone and causing the injury to the Arm. The broken hone was set by or. Kimerer. The Hoy is Only nine years old hut bravely bore the pain and ordeal of having the Arm set. Alone in a strange land. A Pacifico Vince so wishes to Salvatora Saracco in Danville. This Plain statement written in t business hand 011 a slip of we Lite paper was passed around among our citizens Friday Tho bearer being 1 raw immigrant of about Twenty years Whoso face we As tanned Brown by the Sun of Italy. There was much about the Case that bordered of the pathetic Aud illustrated forcibly the utter helplessness of a person in a strange Laud where even the language he Speaks is unknown. The italian seemed unable to speak a word of any language but his own How or when he readied Danville therefore could not he discovered. He had also in his Possession a document printed in German relating to the gunship deutschland on which we As written a Salvatora Saracco Box no. 3, Danville pay. This Docu input was referred to the Good people at the holy family Convent and they interested themselves in the poor immigrants Case hut Salvatora Saracco could not he found in Danville and had never been heard of Here. Paci fico True to the signification of his name was very quiet Aud a demonstrative permitting the Good natured German who had interested himself in his Case to do the talking hut the immigrant was obviously troubled and dejected and Bent his eyes in a very appealing Way upon every person who would condescend to peruse his papers. The supposition is that the Danville at which Saracco resides must he a town 111 another state As Box no. 3 Here is held by one of our merchants. Home for summer vacation. Edward and Philip Johnson Robert Lambirson Aud John the soldiers Industrial school at Scotland Franklin county arrived in this City Friday to spend their summer vacations. Miss Sarali Everhart Jolt lamber son and Roy Woolridge of the soldiers orphan school at Chester Springs Are Home for the summer vacation. Badly scalded by Toffee. Grant St rat Iff aged three years Sou of no. D. Stratiff of Mill Street was badly scalded by Coffee while at the dinner table Friday noon. He spill 1 the hot Coffee Over his face Anil breast causing very painful Hurus. He is being attended by or. Paules. July a weather vagaries May equal those of june hut it is not probable. With Oarl Litz. James f. Carlisle formerly with Wilson Chester at the Pennsylvania House Lias taken charge of the bar at Carl Litzts restaurant. Or. Carlisle made Many friends during his connection we Atli the Pennsylvania House. Iii ii rating of company f Tho official report of colonel prank g. Sweeney inspector general of the National guard of Pennsylvania to adjutant general Stewart readied this City last evening. It gives the results of the Spring inspection of Tho guard Aud shows improvement Over the inspection of Tho previous Spring. Company of of Danville stands second in the twelfth regiment with an average of 97 00. The first company a of Williamsport has an average of 97 87, but Little higher than the Danville company. This is the first time for years that the boys from this City have had such an excellent rating. They feel highly elated for considerable hard work was done during the year by the officers and men to bring about such a result. Captain j. To aver Gearhart worked especially hard Aud has the itis faction of seeing his company not Only Way no in the twelfth but with an average that was reached by but few companies in the entire guard. Company f has kept no this improvement since the inspection and will go into Camp in bettor shape than Ever before. Captain Gearhart and All his men Are confident that they will win laurels at Gettysburg and Are looking Forward to a week of real soldiering with much pleasure. The boys Are now Busy making their final preparations for the trip to Gettysburg. Colonel Richardson of the state Arsenal is in Gettysburg this week arranging for the Encampment of the National guard there next month. The Railroad sidings As Laid out by the guard officials in May Are being built Aud will be More extensive than at first reported. They will be Large enough to permit each brigade boarding Tho cars directly in front or behind its own Camp. All baggage will be taken directly to the Camps of the brigades and regiments and there will be none of Tho confusion and trouble Over equipage lost or strayed in Loa dug Aud unloading experienced occasionally at it. Gretna. The Camp promises to he one of the largest in years. Governor Stone and his staff will be on the ground All week Aud it is Likely that president Roosevelt will visit the Camp one Day. While the president Lias not Given his full Promise to review the troops he has announced that he will attend if possible. Word has been received at guard Headquarters that the Washington authorities have finally Given permission to a Battery of artillery from fort myer va., attending Camp. The artillery company will March Overland to the Camp Aud after the break up of the Encampment will continue its practice trip across country to it. Gretna for target practice. General Stewart is much pleased that Liis men will have an Opportunity of inspecting a Camp of regular army soldiers. He believes the lesson will be a valuable one for those of the guardsmen who did not see service in the Spanish american War. Already inquiries Aro being received at the local Railroad stations As to rates to daring the Camp ment. Job printing the office of the american being furnished with a Large assortment of Job letter and fancy Type and Job material generally the publisher announces to the Public that he is prepared at All times to execute in the neatest manner Job printing fall kinds and desc option t5�?oget our prices before you place your orders. Petitioning for Pardon application will be made to the Board of pardons at Harrisburg on july 1c, for the Pardon of George Summers who was found guilty in the court of Quarter sessions of this county of causing the death of Wellington Hartman and who is serving a sentence of eighteen months in the Eastern Penitentiary. The application is being made by William Chrisman and Grant herring attorneys for Summers. Petitions for the granting of the Pardon Are being signed by Mem Ben of the bar and by Tho jurors who rendered the verdict. The reasons assigned for making the application Are that Summers has served a part of his sentence and that the punishment is sufficient for the offence Wellington Hartman who resided in Cooper township was killed on sunday night May 5, 1901, in a runaway caused by a collision with a buggy and horse being driven by Summers. He was dragged a distance of a Hundred feet by his frightened horses. Summers and a companion Miles Sassaman were driving from this City to Bloomsburg when the collision occurred. They hired the horse sunday morning in Bloomsburg and drove to Catawissa and then to Danville they were placed on trial last september and were convicted of voluntary manslaughter. Sassaman was recommended to the mercy of the Coart. His sentence was two months imprisonment which he has served. Sommers was Given a sentence of eighteen months in the Eastern Penitentiary of who h he has served six months. J the attorneys for Summers a will ask for Tho Pardon on the ground that the night the Accident occurred was dark that the horse was hard to manage and that the defendant was enable to control it. This will be set Forth to show that the death of Hartman was accidental and that the defendant has been in prison Long enough to serve the ends of Justice. Fell from a switch engine. Elmer Roney who is employed by George Straub on John r. Be Unotti a farm had an exciting experience tuesday evening. He Rode to Grov Ania on a Reading switch engine and was thrown in attempting to alight Aud get on another engine to return to Danville. His right Side was badly bruised the forearm was severely confused Aud a deep Gash several inches in length was Cut in his forehead. Or. I. G. Barber attended him and had to put several stitches in the forehead. Lightning flit wire Fence. Lightning struck a wire Fence at Boyds station last sunday and stunned Harvey Rhoades who was sitting on one of the posts. The lightning ran along the wire skipping three posts Aud knocking the fourth one into splinters. Rhoades was sitting at Tho end Aud had a pipe Kuock Edmont of his Mouth. His Ratcli was broken and he received a severe Shock. The Bolt also ran in the other was turned into the ground by a broken wire making a Large Hole in the Earth. A weeks Trout fishing. James Scarlet esq., and m. Schram saturday returned from a weeks Trout a Sig Aii Monroe county. They brought Home with. Than a Nice lot of the Beautiful game Floh. Their trip Lay through a locality new to most of is. They fished Trout Creek Ash Creek Aud the Tobyhanna and Tunkhannock creeks also head Waters of Lehigh River. The two fishermen left Danville last monday morning Aud the territory fished Over was one of the most extensive Ever covered in Ono trip by any of our local Waltons. The weather however was inf Vor Able being too cold. The rain which hero has proven Snow a Damper did not interfere with the fishing As they had but one rain in Monroe county during the week and that fell at night. The streams however were too Low and the water too Clear for Good fishing. Tho game Little Trout is a close observer and water Clear As Crystal which enables him to see the Fisherman is not the Best thing. A High wind too prevailed daring the week which made it difficult to throw a line. Firemen will have a big time. The firemen a picnic in Hunters Park tomorrow afternoon will be a big event. There will be Racos and a tug of War with a display of fire works in the evening. The athletic events will take place immediately after the Parade. There will also be dancing Ltd the afternoon and evening the a sic being by Metherell a orchestra. Refreshments will be served and Good order will be maintained. Quail will be plentiful. A Well known sporting Man is authority for the statement that Quail will be plentiful this year. He says the Winter season has been a Good a a for Quail because it was the i see a there b when the gunning season funeral of mrs. Edward Fitzgibbon. The funeral of mrs. Edward Fitzgibbon took place yesterday afternoon from the Home of Hugh Oliver on Mill Street Aud was largely attended. Service was held at St. Josephus Church. The pall bearers were Patrick Mccafferty Patrick Kerns Thomas Mccafferty James Ryan James Dailey Aud Patrick daily. Mrs. Fitzgibbon was a sister of Tho late mrs. Hugh Oliver. Interment was made in St. Joseph s cemetery. Struck by a Hook. Joseph Cari it Euter employed at the Rolls in the Reading Iron works was struck under the jaw by a Hook cutting a Gash several inches Long. The wound was dressed by or. Kimerer who found it necessary to insert several stitches. Prophets on the weather. The Martinique volcanic disturbances Are Given As a cause for the Cool weather. Some prophets have it that the seventeen year locusts Are responsible for the Low temperature. The Goose Bone Man is yet to be Beard from. More pheasants liberated. Three Magnolia pheasant liens Aud a rooster were liberated by William Delong at Blu Springs farm yesterday. These Birds flew off immediately unlike the first lot which did not know what to do with the Sodden Liberty Given them. This will Gladden the hearts of sportsmen As pheasants sire becoming scarce. Salvation army services special services will be held at the salvation army thib evening at 8 of clock. There will be an address by g. J. Cunningham and singing by mrs. Cunningham and others. All Home Talent. Every one is Welcome at these services. Fourth at the freight houses the Pennsylvania and d. L. Amp a. Freight houses will not receive freight on july 4th, but will be open until 8 of clock in the morning for delivery of perishable freight. The Philadelphia amp Reading freight House will also close tomorrow after Tho arrival of the fast freight and the delivery of the perishable goods. A a old timers1 to take a trip. Trio Springfield team will play the Quot old timers at Dewitt spark tuesday afternoon. On wednesday Danville will play at Montgomery and of saturday at Williamsport
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