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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - July 5, 1900, Danville, PennsylvaniaLomo Pajer a for he hone the circulation of this paper is increasing rapidly. It will you to advertise in the american. Subscription $1 per Yeardy. Irvine ii. Of innings dentist. Office hours 9 a. M. To 12 m 10� Mill tit., 1 H. To 1 M. Danville a. Shultz 31. A a. 425 Mill st., Danville a. Diseases of the stomach and intestines a specially k. W. Axe la a dentist d office 218 . Teeth extracted without in Ain. Crown and undue work a specially. Equipped with the lateral and most improved instruments and prepared to execute the most difficult . H. Reynolds formerly of cataw1ssa. , opposite Boston store Danville a dentistry in All its branches. Charge moderate and All work guaranteed. Established 1892. Is. Bright warm weather will increase the patronage at the sea Shore resorts. Nearly fifteen Hundred people spent yesterday afternoon at Dewitt spark. Many family picnics were enjoyed yesterday. Nervous folks were not looking pleas it yesterday. A Little daughter arrived at the Home of Edward Mottern ferry Street yesterday. Since the picnic season is in full Bloom Danville liver men Are doing a Rushing business. We had a number of Fine exhibitions of fireworks last night arranged by private families. Danville this year left the matter of a fourth of july Celebration in the hands of the Small boy. The sunday school of Christ episcopal Church will picnic at Dewitt Spurk wednesday july 18th. A great Many Farmers in this Section celebrated part of the fourth Lay hard work in the Harvest Field. Farmers in this Vicinity say that the Chestnut crop will be a Good one this fall As the Trees Are blossoming profusely. The changes in the temperature this season Are strictly marvelous. The weather is certainly fickle first it blows hot. Then blows cold. Geo. Burger the Mechanicsville Milkman appeared on our streets yesterday with a handsome new milk Wagon. The Wagon was built by d. Hunt. Persons having purchased tickets for the Danville Cycle path Are requested to Call for them at either be niger a drug store or Tempe a a jewelry store. Within the past few Days lire has destroyed a valuable 40 a re Timber tract situated Between Mausdale and Moores Burg belonging to 1. H. Cotner of this City e. Ii. Guie Esq., formerly a resident of Catawissa but now residing in a Seattle Washington is a candidate for governor of that state on the Republican ticket. John James William Murphy Charles and Martin Forney John Wildsmith David Spotts William Lewis and Mont Knorr Are camping on Jurrus Island this week. The House that is compactly closed during the Day in the one that will be coolest at All times. Open the windows after the Sun sets but not while the Glare is on the pavement. This is the time of the year most dangerous to the health of Little children. Children should have plenty of fresh air and wholesome food and then sickness will not be so liable to attack them. Colonel Clement has issued an order for the election of a Captain of company a 12th regiment on tuesday july 17, to fill the vacancy caused by the expiration of the commission of capt. Evan Russell. At the a. M. E. Camp meeting on Sun Day the Rev Johnson formerly pastor f the local congregation preached two excellent sermons. Meetings will be held every evening during this week and on sunday next. During the week no admission fee will be charged. There Are All kinds of ways to enjoy the nations birthday but the worst is to fill up on hard red liquor and howl. The Man who does that generally spends the balance of the week on the Stool of repentance wondering Why in the world he made a Pale Gray Jack of himself. The majority of the fourth accidents were caused by the deadly Blank Cartridge and the size of these cartridges Are Twenty two. The reason that the Twenty two is the most used is undoubtedly due to the Price Blank Twenty twos being on the bargain counter this year and alleged pistols in which they Are exploded being in the same category. # the friends of F. Huth Esq., of Shamokin Are urging him to allow his name to go before the state Camp of the O. S. Of a. At Lebanon next August As a candidate for state president. He very acceptably filled this office several years ago and with the Boom just started endorsements Are pouring in from All sections urging him to be a candidate. I a state Library x i la a �?otii1s country will never be entirely Eree until it supplies All of its own demands with its own vol. 45�?no -7 Danville pa., thursday july 5. 1000. Established in 1855presented with a Etitel Sabre major 0. Gearhart honoured by company f. Major Gearhart of the first battalion of the twelfth regiment n. G. P., was thursday presented with a handsome Sabre As a Token of the company a esteem. After the regular Drill the presentation took place. The speech was made by capt. J. B. Gearhart who detailed the Progress made by major Gearhart in the regiment. Me told of his joining company of Twenty years ago soon after the company was organized. In a few months he was made a Corpoz Al. A sergeants warrant soon followed and in Lusti he was made a first sergeant. After four years be was elected first lieutenant and in 1s95 was unanimously elected Captain. When the Spanish War broke out he volunteered and commanded company of one of the Best in the regiment. When major Barber was promoted to lieutenant colonel he was elected major of the first battalion of the twelfth regiment. In conclusion Captain Gearhart said a this company wishing to show their appreciation of the Long and faithful services of major Gearhart and to further stimulate him in his Brilliant military career have unanimously voted to ask him to accept this gift As a Token of the High esteem in which this company hold him. Major Gearhart 1 now have the pleasure of presenting on behalf of the members of company of this Sabre Whitti i Hope you May some Day carry not As a major but As a major major Gearhart responded with a few Well chosen remarks in which he heartily thanked the members of the company and told of the interest which he took in the organization. Congressman la Olk also spoke complimenting the company on its Fine showing at the recent inspection. The Sabre is a Beautiful one mounted with Gold. On the Blade is engraved the name of the recipient. On the Nickel scabbard is the following inscription a a presented to major Gearhart of the twelfth regiment n. U. P., by members of his former command company of twelfth local Soldier goes to China. Samuel Waite a Danville boy is among the United states soldiers which have been sent to the scene of the trouble in China by this government. Or. Waite who is a son of r. S. Waite was formerly a member of company of twelfth regiment and served with that the Spanish War. After the twelfth was mustered out Waite enlisted in the ninth a s. Infantry and shortly after his enlisting that regiment was sent to the Philippines where it was stationed on the Island of Luzon. Last week his regiment with others was ordered to China to protect the american interests As Well As the lives of american missionaries who Are Labouring in the Vicinity of the present hostilities. He sailed for that country on monday june 25.knitting Mills prize winners. As the result of the first three weeks at the Danville knitting Mills saturday the following employees received the prizes offered by the manager to those making the Best wages Excelsior knitting machines Ile Ukie $21. Brinton machines Savilla Barnhart $19.118. Scott amp Williams machines Maud Goss $17.45. , Ceceila treas $17.81 Winders Katie Mullen $11.01. Toppers first prize Lizzie Horton $13.05 second prize Louise Haney $11.01 third prize Wesley Robinson $10.97 fourth prize Mary Henkie,$10 62 fifth prize Matthew Law $10.44. Owing to the changing of the machinery All of the Winders were obliged to lose three . Maus entertains. Mrs. E. Maus gave a 5 of clock Tea at her pleasant Home in Mausdale Friday evening in Honor of her guest mrs Kate Watson of Philadelphia. The Beautiful table decorations were Pink and White. Those resent were mrs. S. A. Yorks mrs. R. M. Grove mrs. R. H. Woolley mrs. Lillie Mccormick miss Katherine Mccormick mrs. 11. Wolle mrs. F. Derr mrs. I la. Jennings mrs. F. Angle and mrs. J. M. Baldy of Philadelphia. A chaplain appointed. Colonel Clement has announced the following Stalf and noncommissioned appointments the Rev. Cit Arles Morison to be chaplain with Ranlof Captain he will be obeyed and respected accordingly. Quartermaster sergeant George e. Deppen to be regimental sergeant major. Private William Gretzinger co. A 12th regiment infantry n. G p., to tie regimental quartermaster sergeant. A Fine display. George Rinard representing the International correspondence schools of Scranton has a Fine collection of photographs of the schools work of different pupils and a display of text books on exhibition in the window of Maiers Ltd bruders Barber shop. Funeral of Elmer Fox. The funeral of the late Elmer Fox will he held to Morrow at 2 To from the Home of his father William w Fox. Interment in Odd Fellows he Able to Ese 1,000 a phones a Gigantic Telephone combination to be. Effected. Subscribers to the Montour amp Columbia Telephone company will soon have an Opportunity of talking to Washington Baltimore Ami Pittsburg. Steps have been taken to bring about this Mel by the Independent Telephone companies which now have More a phones in operation in Central Pennsylvania than the Bell corporation has in the entire state. In a letter received by a Stock Holder of the Shamokin Valley company from the Secretary of the Washington company which wants to connect their line with the Harrisburg company and thence to Shamokin line the following information is gleaned. The company has a Plant erected at Pittsburg which Cost $1,500,000 and which has just been put in operation. In Baltimore they have 1,300 phones. In Pittsburg 5,000. Four thousand Mure phones Are to be placed in Baltimore within a week. In Washington the company has 3000 Bonavide five year contracts for telephones. There Are 7000 telephoto in the Cumberland Valu. And Lebanon they have lot and Wilkes Barre have. 0lias 3000 and Norris Tow phones. These Ogeth a Washington company we 0 will give subscribers the privilege of having the use of Over 30000 Telephone a Teddy instantly killed by a Reading passenger train in Shamokin. T Ted at Yolk a Sera tit n alien to. I l in Tito i Ali the. H has j freight movement. Although the various Railroad companies Are now in the midst of what is known As the Dell season traffic Over the Pennsylvania Railroad is still considerably ahead of june 1h99. The total movement of june was about 140.000 which while far less than during the Winter and Early Spring is Over four per cent heavier than june 1890, at which time the penury thought it was doing a heavy summer business. During the month there have been periods of decided slumps when even the movement was not heavy enough to keep the regular trainmen Busy and at other times there were spells when there was such a Rush that the extra men had to but called upon. On the whole the movement is very satisfactory to the officials and trainmen. The latter Are entirely satisfied to take things easy during the hot weather As they know that a Rush will come in the fall that will keep them going Day and night. More than one third of the shipments Are Coal and Coke while the finished products of the Iron Ami steel Mills Are a close second. Many cars of steel rails Bridge and structural Iron Are now going Over the Road. At the Philadelphia amp Reading Market Street crossing Shamokin thursday afternoon at 2.38 of clock. Edward Ricketts of no. I first Street this City was struck and instantly killed by a passenger train. Or. Ricketts left this City of the 12.38 train on the Pennsylvania Railroad thursday afternoon for Shamokin where he expected to attend the funeral of Robert Taylor one of the victims of the mine Accident which Ooi ired saturday also to visit one of his daughters. He had been in that City but a Short time when he was instantly killed while in the act of crossing the tracks by the passenger train which leaves Sunbury at 1 58 o clock. His body was horribly mangled. It was quickly identified and word was sent to this City. Or. Ricketts was quite deaf and it is presumed that he did not hear the approaching train. The remains were taken in charge by undertaker Farrow. The deceased was 80 years old and for 40 years had resided in this City. He was a familiar figure on the streets and was commonly known As by occupation he w As a scissors grinder. He is survived by a wife two daughters mrs. Peter Shamokin mrs. Albert Paugh of this Cit Jand five sons George William Jesse Edward acid Joseph All of this City. The following jury was empanelled by Coroner Dreher and an inquest was hel<4 on Friday night d. R. Drumheller George Medlar John Welsh j. A. Weaver Jacob Iler rold Ami Joseph Wolf. A Large number of witnesses were examined four of whom were Eye witnesses of the terrible Accident. It was determined that the victim when struck was crossing the tracks Between fifteen and Twenty feet from the crossing. In View of this fact the company was exonerated from All blame and the verdict was that Edward Ricketts death was due to his own negligence while in the act of trespassing upon the property of the Philadelphia amp Reading railway company. The funeral of the deceased which was largely attended was held from the family residence Iff first Street on saturday afternoon the Kev. Or. Shindel officiating. The pall bearers were William mover Hiram Weaver Andrew Thomas John Bookmiller. Henry of butt and Jacob Minier. The interment was made in Odd Fellows cemetery. Pethe vacation season. At this time of the year Many people Are planning a vacation. If it is at All possible to get away front Home a few Days rest will be quite beneficial. Where shall a vacation be spent t this i upor Tant question is often difficult to solve. 1 whether you select the seashore the mountains or the country be careful to visit a place where you will let a free from the conditions that have made Yon tired. Many people go where they find a the largest crowds and do their Best to a keep up to the fashions. They enjoy j that sort of thing or they would int do it. Lut How much Withey received. The chances Are that upon their return Home they Are fatigued and stand in greater need of rest than before they left Home. Well considered and Well managed vacations Tye Worth More than their Cost in time and Money and therefore it is very essential that in planning a few Days from Home a place should be selected where your time May be spent in a manner most restful and agreeable. What is this scheme ? among the prominent visitors to Bloomsburg yesterday were j. S. Fels Inger proprietor of the Vankirk House Northumberland curl Litz proprietor of the Arcade at Daf Iville and win. Matteson the popular conductor on the afternoon i. L. Amp w. Passenger train. These gentlemen were Here on important business the purport of which How Ever they refused to divulge but it is Given out that they Are interested in one of the greatest schemes of modern times which if it goes through millions will he made. Success to them and their project is our daily. Children in a falling tree. By the breaking Down of a Cherry tree monday afternoon five children came very near being seriously injured is it was they All managed to escape. The whole five were seated in the branches of a tree in front of the residence of Sophia Gearhart on Walnut Street when the trunk of the tree broke and it fell to the ground carrying the youngsters with it. They were All badly frightened but the y. M. 0. A. Building. For sometime past the ladies auxiliary and the management of the y. M. A., have been putting Forth every Effort toward the improving of Thea so citation building and the work was begun Friday. The improvements in and about the building will include new linoleum in the game room Reading room office and Hull. The Hall linoleum will be of an attractive tiling pattern. Changes will be made in the Bath rooms while paint and Ca Cimine will greatly add to the Interior appearance of the building. The old furniture is being renovated and a number of new chairs etc., will be purchased. The whole building has Beer Thor Oug Lily cleaned during the past few Days and soon the y. . A. Will again be made attractive and a second Best place to the Home for the boys. Shot Blue rocks at Washingtonville. The Blue Rock shoot fifteen Birds to the Man Between the Washington Ville and Mausdale teams at Washingtonville yesterday resulted As follows Mausdale l. Feigles 11 j. Fry . Fry 10 a. Lawrence 9 a. Dietz 9, Lawrence 8 Fry 8. A a Washingtonville n. L. Wagner 14 Moser 12 h. E. Seidel. 12 d. Calhoun. 11 a. Courson 8 n. Billmeyer. 7 j. Zauer 6. Brief mention of the movements of your friends and acquaintances. Entertained at Edgemont. Mrs. R. Ii. Woolley entertained the following ladies at her Beautiful country Homo Edgemont tuesday mrs. 1. E. Maus mrs. 1. 11. Jennings mrs. F. Derr mrs. Ii. Wolle mrs. F. Angle miss Woolley miss Jewett of j new York mrs. Charles Watson of Philadelphia luncheon was served at 1 of clock. Teachers were chosen an interesting meeting of the Mahoning township school Board was held on monday evening at which time teachers for the township schools were elected. The following members of the Board were present president , Krumm West Williams and Crossley. After a number of ballots were taken the following teachers were selected last Danville schools no. 1,Gertrude Mapstone no. 2, prudence blizzard Toby run W. Fisher Bald top j. Lloyd Krumm gravel Bank Alice guest Sidler Hill miss Bondman. It was decided to ask for bids for the putting in of a Furnace in the last Danville school House. Sept. 10 was fixed As the Dale for opening the schools. Gulick�?T8 addition has water. The work of laying the water Mains and placing two lire plugs at Gulicki a addition has been completed and that part of the Borough now Haij Good water Supply and fire Protection. Canal boat excursion. The sewing Circle of Christ episcopal Church will give a canal boat excursion to Chulasky on monday evening Only 9th. Tickets 10 cents refreshments will he served boat. Leave at 7 of clock professor Crie Lee a Only who was last week elected to the principalship of the Danville High school has accepted the position and resigned from the local High school faculty. Secretary Haas Lias already received Over a dozen applications for this position Shamokin news. Miss Goldie Johnson is visiting relatives in Sudbury. Miss Clarissa Johnson is visiting relatives in Shamokin. Mrs. I. W. La Ursel of Brooklyn n. Y., is visiting her father Hon. James Foster Walnut Street. Charles twist of Chicago arrived in this City last evening for a visit at the Home of his Mother mrs. Susan twist last Market Street. Miss Mary Worrall of Media is the guest of miss Charlotte la Ersing Centre Street. William Klase of ursinus College arrived in this City last evening for a visit with his parents or. Und mrs. Henry Klase water Street. Or. J. M. Baldy of Philadelphia arrived in this City last evening to join his wife who is spending the summer Here. Or. And mrs. Reynolds Haye returned from a visit in Elmira y. Miss Jennie Bird of the Millersville Normal school arrived Here tuesday for a visit with her parents on East Market Street. Mrs. Emanuel Wolfe of Philadelphia is visiting her parents or. And mrs. Jacob Maier . Miss Tillie Greenwalt of Schuylkill Haven is spending a few weeks the guest of mrs. Lizzie Greenwalt in last Danville. Mrs. T. F. Mcginnis has returned from a visit in in Ottsville. Or. And mrs. Ii. Wolle spent monday with Williamsport friends. Or. And mrs. Freeman Campbell and daughter Anna of Sunbury were guests at the Home of John Kaiui Riverside Over sunday. Irvin Vannan of Coatesville. Accompanied by his wife and three sons Paul Irvin and William arrived in South Danville monday for a visit with his Parent or. And mrs. F. H. \ Annan. Miss Sadie Kemp of new Britain conn., is visiting her Mother on Pine Street. Captain Charles w. Forrester of Chicago Western superintendent of the Union Penn a freight lines is visiting friends in this City. Or. Forrester was a former resilient of Danville and is a brother of the late Ira Forrester. Eli Mayer of Cincinnati Ohio is visiting his father Rev. Adolph Mayer. Or. Atnel mrs. W. T. Miller have returned from a visit with Benton relatives. Miss Minnie Ephlin is visiting friends in Philadelphia. Joseph Limberger of Portsmouth ya., is visiting his parents Oil West Mahoning Street. Miss Ella Griffith of Shamokin is a guest at the Home of Stephen la rout Railroad Street. Misses Relia and Hattie Adams Are visiting Shamokin friends. Mrs. Charles White is visiting. Relatives in Sunbury. Or. And mrs. T. Ii. Johns and sons. William and Raymond left on tuesday for Shamokin where they will attend the fourth. Miss Lulu Cowling of Washington is the guest of miss Ida Mccormick East Market Street. Miss Mary Lea my and master Douglas Smith of Eagle Mere Are visiting ing miss Agnes Leamy Northumberland Street. Russell Angle and miss Lulu Angle of Muncy Are the guests of a. Angle East Danville. %. Howard Hill and family of Jordan township Lycoming county Are visiting the former a aunt mrs. B. F. Smith ers grand Street. Or. William Wintersteen of Bethlehem is a guest at the Home of h. Wolle West Market Street. Miss Margaret Frantz of Berwick is the guest of miss Maggie Edmondson East Market Street. Miss Keturah a. Smith who will speak in Pine Street lutheran Church this evening is a guest at the Home of Secretary w. Laumaster. Or. And mrs. 11. K. Geringer miss Agnes Hodge and or. Walter Lunger enjoyed a drive to Shenoda yesterday. Miss Gertrude Kase entertained a few friends in Honor of her guest miss Gertrude Morgan of Bingham ton at he Home in South Danville yesterday. Those present were the misses Katherine Ella and Lizzie Vastine and miss Lillian Richart. Miss Blanche Goldsmith of Philadel a Psia is visiting her parents on lower Mulberry Street. Charles Pennepacker of Williamsport was a visitor in Uii Sunty yesterday. F. 1. Orth the South Danville Barber spent last evening with friends in Cata Wissa. Charles it Oberdorf of Shamokin visited his parents or. And mrs. J. T. Oberdorf West Mahoning Street yesterday William Williamsport spent yesterday at the Home of his parents or. And mrs. Lewis Byerly on Walnut Street. Mrs. Geo. Kossman is visiting her parents in Sunbury. Mrs. E. Jones and daughter Bay of in Ottsville Are guests at tie Home of w a. Sechler West Mahoning Street. Be line Montour amp Columbia company assumed control tuesday. The Montour amp Columbia Telephone company tuesday afternoon assumed full control of the Telephone lines which cover Montour and Columbia counties. The Transfer was made by the Eastern electrical construction company which had the contract for building the line and which Lias nearly completed its work. Then few Ting was held at the Montour House and the construction company was represented by k. Yarnell Secretary mfr treasurer w. Barnard manager and Henry Lewis chief Engineer. The following members of the Montour amp a Columbia company were present president 1. Hancock Secretary j. Helfenstein of Shamokin treasurer f. Angle Esq. Directors Nevin Funk and William s. Moyer of Bloomsburg and M. Clement of Sunbury. A manager will now have to be appointed and two linemen employed. It has now been definitely decided to construct the line from this City to Washingtonville and work will be begun us soon As the right of Way is secured. In arrive Sand is now at the Marble Yard of t. A evans1 sons. Or. Macdonald to wed or. Everitt. The engagement of or. Ella b. Everitt a former resident of Danville and daughter of mrs. Eliza a. Everitt of 200 East Center Street to or. A Thrift Macdonald of Washington has been announced. The Philadelphia press in announcing the engagement says a the engagement is announced of or. Arthur Macdonald specialist in the United states Bureau of education Washington a c., to or. Ella b. Everitt chief resident physician and surgeon at the woman a Hospital. Philadelphia. Or. Macdonald after graduating from the University of Rochester completed the course in Union theological Seminary new York City was then Post graduate in philosophy at Harvard and appointed fellow in psychology at John Hopkins and subsequently studied Medicine and Allied sciences in european universities was Given a a docent ship a a diploma Beyor 1 the doctorate in ethics and criminology at Clark University Worcester mass., and is now in the United states Bureau of education As specialist in education As relates to sociology and abnormality. He is author of several works As a abnormal Man a a ale Crim inel Type and a study of or. Everitt after finishing her College course graduated from the woman a medical College she was appointed physician in charge of the North Western Hospital at Minneapolis. She subsequently became assistant physician and gynaecologist at the state insane Asylum of Minnesota. She now is chief resident physician of the woman a Hospital of Philadelphia. Or. Macdonald does not believe that every professional woman who marries should necessarily give up her profession but rather should be encouraged to Advance in it still further. The engagement of himself and or. Everitt he regards As unusual As it is Seldom that two persons of extensive professional training Are attached to each other matrimonial by twelve will attend from this City the fifth annual Pennsylvania Bible conference will be held at Eagle Mere commencing on saturday evening july 7. About a dozen people from this City Are preparing to attend. Many prominent speakers will a be present and Rev. Arthur t. Pierson 1. D., will deliver a series of seven lectures. The accommodations within the Chautauqua grounds namely the hotel and cottages will be reserved for association members and those of their immediate families who accompany them ministers and members of their immediate families. The dining room of the Chautauqua inn has been doubled in size and All delegates other than the above will find splendid and convenient entertainment in the several excellent hotels about the Lake. Refused to Transfer License. Judge Little and associates Divel and Thompson held court in this City saturday. A petition asking the Transfer of the hotel Oliver liquor License from h. R. Landis to a. , was refused. In the proceedings of John o. Rep pert is. Catherine Reppert a divorce was granted. Tie Ward Keppert was Given air the charge of Catherine Keppert until he reaches the age of 21. A divorce was granted in the Case of Sara a. Palmer is. John Palmer. More freight Means More help. On account of the increasing freight traffic on the Pennsylvania Railroad it has become necessary to employ additional help. John Landau of South Danville has been selected for a position in the freight House and William Laidacker who formerly had charge of the freight department Wilt it As baggage master and clerk. The new Public drinking Fountain which is to he erected by the women a Christian Temperance Union near the weigh Scales has at last arrived and it is probable that it will be placed in position before the end of the week. The ladies expected that the Fountain would be Here within a few Days after the order was placed but they were informed by j. W. Fiske of new York fro whom it was purchased that it would be necessary to manufacture the style of Fountain they desired. The contract for furnishing the Stone foundation has been Lenwai t. L. Evans sons and the Fountain is now at their Marble Yard. Joseph Lechner will do the plumbing. The exact location it the new drinking place will be at the Junction of Mill b Oom and Northumberland streets. It will be necessary to Lay waste pipes to the Corner of Mill and lower Mulberry streets to connect with the sewer. It was the Hope of the ladies to have the Fountain in use by the fourth of july but As the ice attachment has As yet failed to arrive it is Likely that it will be the latter part of the week before it can be used. Terribly out and bruised. As a result of being thrown from a Carriage near Mausdale saturday evening about 8 30 of clock Alphonso Kinn of lower Mulberry Street this City was Cut and bruised about the head and face almost beyond recognition. Kinn had driven Robert Vincent to his Home near Mooresburg and on his return stopped near Mausdale to Call on some friends. He was in the act of turning his horse around when the animal gave a sudden jump tipping the Carriage to such an extent that Kinn pitched out on the ground Landing on his head and face. Mausdale parties brought him to this City and or. S. Or. Thompson was summoned. An examination showed that the unfortunate Man had been terribly Cut and bruised about the head and fourteen stitches were necessary. His nose and Cheeks were also badly Cut and bruised. The wounds bled exciting runaway. Supt. George a West of the Standard electric Light company and chief-of-1�?Tolice Mincemoyer were making a round of the various junk shops tuesday in search of stolen Iron and brass and in doing so came very near having to walk Home. A Short distance above the Borough they tied the horse they were driving to a tree while they took a look at a pile of scrap. The animal became frightened and breaking the tie strap started up the Road at a furious Pace. Two of the Wagon wheels ran into a ditch along the Roadside and the vehicle tipped Over pulling the horse Over on its Side. One of the wheels was broken but by Patching it up the two gentlemen were Able to ride Back to this City. The horse was badly Cut about the legs. Mercantile company organized. At a meeting of the Danville mercantile company tuesday evening Edward Campbell was elected president and manager and Thomas e. Deep. Esq., Secretary and treasurer. The company i warehouse is being stocked with a Fine line of goods and in a few Days business will be very meagre. Although the salvation army commenced its work in this City in november last and since that time has been actively engaged Here but few people Are aware of the in meagre r me Usatin which is received by its Odi oers. The impression seems to be that the officers receive a stated salary for their work but such is not the Case. The local Branch of the organization is self supporting which Means that its officers must earn their support Here. From november to june the average weekly income upon which Ensign Heift was obliged to support his family consisting of a wife and three children was $4.59. After eight months of hard work Ensign and mrs. Heift Are Des irions of taking a needed vacation and the proceeds of the children s entertainment to be Given in the opera House on monday Only 9, will go toward paying the expenses of a for Long. Which will be spent at an army Home of rest. Usual number of accidents. Fourth of july accidents were about As numerous As Ever yesterday although none were very serious. They started Early in the Day and shortly after Midnight w. Solomon was painfully burned on the right leg by the discharge of a Blank Cartridge. George Hunt the 8-years-old son of d. Hunt was carrying a Box of percussion Caps in his pocket when they suddenly exploded burning about half of his Blouse away a also blistering the left Side of his face and his left Arm. Robert Nice a mousing news Carrier residing in South Danville and a son of mrs. Nice was burned about the eyes. Emanuel Driscoll another lad allowed a Cannon Cracker to explode in ids left hand painfully injuring the thumb of that shut Down for one week. The entire Reading Iron works shut Down monday for one week. This is to allow the company to make some needed repairs and All the Milts with the exception of the kelp will again resume operations on july 9. A new try wheel for the engine in the kelp Mill will be procured placed in position and the Mill started As soon As possible. Job printing the office of the american being 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 All kinds and desorption. A Glt get our prices before placing your death came wit hours Arni Grush k. Gearhart passed away suddenly in Rush township very sudden was the death of Rush k. Gearhart of Philadelphia formerly of this City which occurred at the Home of his Uncle had Gearhart in Rush township Early yesterday morning. The deceased Hail Arisen about 6 o clock and taken a walk about the premises upon returning he hat Down upon the porch and in a few seconds fell Over dead. The remains were brought to the Home of the dead Many a aunt mrs. Sarah Gearhart 329 Mulberry Street where they will be kept until the funeral arrangements have been made. Or. Gearhart was about 58 years of age and was a Bachelor. He was a Printer by Trade and some years ago he resided in this City. On saturday last he arrived Here for a two weeks visit with relatives in this quiet fourth in this City. The 124th anniversary of the Independence of the United states of America passed off with unusual quietness in Danville yesterday As a majority of our citizens left the City to celebrate the event. At Dewitt spark in spite of the Shower it is estimated that there was a crowd of 1,500 yesterday afternoon and a Large crowd last night. Be tween 800 and 1,000 spent the Day in Sunbury and Danville was Well represented in Washingtonville sly Mokin and Catawissa. The program at the Park was Well carried out. In the shoot for the trophy offered by or. Dewitt w. E. Lunger was the Winner. But of 25 Birds the fill lowing score resulted Lunger 14 d. Evans 11 Schram 11 Scarlet 8 j. Evana 7. In the bicycle race there were two contestants Theodore Fisher and Jacob Snyder. The former won in the excellent time of 2.33. The base Ball game Between Riverside and the �?o77�?Ta�?� resulted in of 16 to 4 in favor of the former at the end of the fifth inning. Members of the local team claim that Side refused to play the game out Aud that they Are entitled to it by a Acore of 9 to 0. Dancing was held both afternoon and guard single turn. The Howe amp Polk structural tubing works monday morning started to work single turn. During the coming Encampment a regimental summary court will be held each morning by the lieutenant colonels at which time offenders will be dealt with according to the breach committed. Fines imposed by these courts will be deducted from the Camp of the offender. All of the companies of the thirteenth regiment have procured Blue shirts Aud Campaign hats. A number of new medals and trophies have been offered for the state Rifle matches. This year s meet promises to be most interesting. An order was issued from National guard Headquarters saturday stating that at the division Encampment to be held August 4 to 11 inclusive the annual inspection would be made under direction of inspector general. No enlistments except re enlistments will be made Between july 11 Aud aug gust 11. Transportation orders will Only be used to furnish transportation to officers and men of National guard and civilian Cooks not enlisted and borne on the Rolls. Headquarters Aud company baggage inns be kept at the minimum. A full Supply of rations will be issued in each command and expenditures made from annual allowance for subsistence in addition to the regular Issue of rations will not be approved. Requisitions for quartermaster of ordnance stores will not be honoured after Only 20. Each company of infantry Battery or artillery ail troop of cavalry will be furnished in Camp with Field ranges and cooking outfit to be shipped from state of mrs. Walton. Mrs. Mary Walton widow of Joseph Walton one of the oldest residents of this City lied at the Home of her daughter mrs. James Cruikshank 411 pin Street at an Early hour yesterday morning. Her death was due to pne Ynonia and she had been ill for about to Whf weeks mrs. Walton was 88 years of Ige and for 60 years had resided in this City. She is survived by one daughter mrs. James Cruikshank and one son Harry of Milton. The funeral private will be held on Friday at 2 of clock. Interment will be made in Odd Fellows will get . Director Merriman of the census Bureau. Requests the contradiction of Tho report which has been circulated in some portions of the country to the effect that the census enumerators Are not to be paid promptly. A they will be he said yesterday at Washington As soon As their reports properly certified by the supervisors Are received. We require the certificate by supervisors but when this is forthcoming we have the Money with which to promptly All these claims. A deaconess to speak. Miss Keturah a. Smith a deaconess from the lutheran deaconess Home Washington d. C., will speak in the pins Street lutheran Church this a veiling at 7.30 o clock. Her address will be on the work of the deaconess. Everybody is cordially invited. Min a Bnita is Enro Ute to Eagle Mere to s Bible conference

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