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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - July 5, 1906, Danville, PennsylvaniaHome paper a for the Home i he circulation of this paper is in creasing rapidly. It will pay you to advertise in the american subscriptions mis loll it its own its own of Danville. La a. Till 1? a. July 5, 1�mmj. Established in 185.&Quot> or Irvin. Ii Kinnin a ohm 1st. A j. U to i Quot u pm 1/ a a it. I f m to i f a , i my 1.1/. A 4js my Vii 1 a 1�?T Ltd of -1 n Mimi i l interning death of is. A. T. 1 a i time news. In Danville it a a a am Aud a n l his Eie brat Ion the a in politician never gets tit augry to Ratcli 11� movie neuts Ami the or Nemitt of Miil. Going to potty let in after being Aux there several years ill 1 4111 a xxx to arrived an hour alter i father Tannil the return of the Schuylkill county a if a alms that there Art 28.434 in to eligible for military do to tin Refior of the Repis try assessor m York of Monty so Nevi that fur tin pa-1 ill month there Lave in Ell 1, �3 births and >7o deaths. It in entirely too Early in the ram Yipu to woke any Safe predictions Potter i lies Post office Lias been Rai a to to the ii get cuke and tie to ten re ter h a Alary will us a a in $3.11 0 a year. While at Teuy i i up tin come Meiji film la f Enron in of file Clie it to to High school Aillaud pollen an employee of the in Ian Xart a of duty Hank drop cd dead of Lirhart disease he was years of ape anti Hod leu an employee of the Bank for �5 year it Authour Papino was drowned 111 a a Law Nar she a ii Loah in Uip seized with Rrapi i while a think Pas it Euper it on a Page Muiir trolley car witnessed the drown up Redero k year old. 1 dead at oar i a he we the last grandson tit m Dlin Mac Tilley. Vietter known As Musili Pitcan a. Famed for the part be took in the Battle of Monmouth sunup tie revolutionary War Abram h Kher Aole �1 years old. A Fanner of near Marietta. Lancaster of dts. A so itally urn Ltd in a runaway that lift ii w ��0, an hour from internal Hemoc Ramge in weavers of the Alhi town ilk Mill w Ihu recently struck again a a to 1� r it no. Redact iou Ami who later Refue <1 a Cut of 5 per vent have been discharged Texas Nui e 1 the Nhit of the Wise. Tyo Tipre a Del Mauv Comite Mahle thing before adjourn 1 up Towd temper prolongs life and Sweet a it. Too Brut so tier Ami a l. Werli kit we Botcher were array sued be foil Justice k of i tul ral it last tvs in ii amt each Wen Tiivel f and tie a a a a Tih i up it Tii sunday. A Telegram appeared in the pay a 1 he Dax age a. That a Mistiri court lad rendered a de Mitin that a Man win Ltd thought p<hm1s of a Trust and lad to a a u Tiu Ted tor the same Ami used tor Payue ii did not have to Pax a he Hill Julge hie Werni Lanchin the Taft pre in Teri tall imm Iii Slit two a tin country Low Broad a Viau the War Secretary 1 w to eur he Auu Oum a that in a and lat Gay up his my of in a car to three Ladie Knut tanners need Harvest hands a. Tad la that thex Are Tealing them Fri Tmea it i other m while the mit Thiu Alan hit in Theka to care 0 Cieto for de trivium them of of sort unit it to earn a Homie to living. 1. 1. I i \ met 1 a a athletic 1 Luh. Threw the fifty i pm Luil w eight feet t Lull lie Iii All Celuh Tiou at the tin a Cael a Raines at Park. New York sunday i throw a one foot Vietter than tie old record 1 he railway trackage Laid in tie life Ltd states january i and june so of this year 1 2,297 Miles a ays the Hailway ape this 1. Greater than 111 any Mular Peri Oil 111 fifteen year except i9i��. W Hen �.1111 mile were Laid that the Aiu Enchau i Agle is a very Fiefty Bird in the sight of the Nat Ion. A rented a t $.<�. A \ year a dil i Hihl meeting its death he hanging 1 something strange and unus ii Tilv pathetic hut this i the manner in which Little Helen Strohm 1 a a a do j Stroni Wilkes i ure. Am a granddaughter of James St 1.inn.both formerly of her death wednesday afternoon at about half past four of clock. The Little Tot had been rocked to in i the Mother had taken it up Tail and placed it ill it crib which was along Side of the lied with a space of six inches Between tin two. And when she left it was sleeping mildly. About tax. Nix minutes later mrs. Strohm went Back upstairs to see it the child a till asleep and on going into the room was horrified to see the b ibo hanging by its neck Between the u d and crib she instantly released the child and called it the neighbors to get a priv in my. Mean while doing. A re 1111 no sin knew of to resuscitate toe child la a few minutes tin doctor arrived hut found the babe had been dead tor several minutes the child a neck being broken. It i thought the child while tossing Atquit in its sleep fell through tin Pace Between the tvo Beds As no s mud a Beard of its Awakening. The i Tody no ill he brought to a loonie Burg 4turda> 011 11 a 12 i i a train and taken to the Home of the grandparent xxx Here funeral services vill he conducted by Rev. Sli Anbach of tin evangel real Church. Interment will lie made in the Odd Fellows cemetery this City Philip s. Moser pusses Avay. Philip s Moser proprietor of Mosery a in incl Valley t and formerly landlord a the Heddens House tin City departed this life saturday afternoon although in Toor health for some tune his sudden taking of Xmas utterly unlocked for and death caused quite a Shock. The deceased xxx a a native of t our county and Xmas one of the known citizens of this Section a a veral year in conducted the Dens House in this City. Five ago last Spring lie removed from Danville and took charge of a a hotel at new Lii Mia. I ast Spring a year ago be purchased the farm and hotel stand of his Uncle Frederick Moser and removed Hack to Montour county. He was a very generous Man honorable in All his relations with his fellow men and naturally had Many friends xxx Boxx ill hot sorry to learn of his demise. The immediate e of his death xxx As Anile meningitis in was in Danville some ten Days ago and it was evident then that he was declining. It i wednesday of lat week lev was till Able to be about and xxx Atli some visitors from Dauville tank a stroll Over Bis farm. On Friday however lie a very Low due to tin excessive heat for two hours it was thought that every moment would he his last. Saturday afternoon the inking a Iell recurred and lie tween i and d of clock he a cd away. The deceased was to to years of ape and is survive in a his Evite his father and m it her. Or. And or. George Moser Liberty township and five brother. Peter John Henry George and ,1 Impi Moser also two Sisters mrs. Jacob Keefer and or. Dallas g vog Netz. All of this county. Mrs. Sara Ren 11 Dewitt wife of or. A. T. Dewitt died at her Home in Riverside monday after an illness of eighteen months duration. Mrs. Dewitt succumbed to a complication of diseases Only after a courageous struggle. It Xmas in december a Jim while visiting in Brooklyn that she was taken ill with inflammatory rheumatism. She was ill there Lor six weeks Lefoie her condition would permit liar to und Urc the journey Home. After her retain to Riverside or Gaur j Tiv a Al lows As a a Mon Best for Quot t x cars heart trouble and dropsy developed since that time she has been a invalid. For several Days past her condition Lias been most Crit ical until last 11 ig111 death came to lift tin heavy Burden of pain and suffering. Mrs. Dewitt was a woman widely kit oxen and beloved by the people in the comm Unity in which she lived. Sin bad resided in Riverside since 1878, having moved there in that year with her Liti Shaud from Snydertown. She was born in Augusta township county and had she survived until the flt i. Of August next she would have been <17 years of age. She was a devout methodist and a member of the Snydertown Church the deceased is survived by her husband and three children. O. Dewitt of Bloomsburg Heher l. Dewitt of Riverside and mrs. W. S. Met tier of Brooklyn n. Y. She is also survived by eight Sisters and one brother mrs. Barbara Baldy of slip Uio Kin mrs. Samuel Beck of Williamsport mrs. Kate Hilli Hisle of Canton Ohio mrs. Heury , of col Burn. Centre Coil Uty mrs. J. Ltd Gifford of Augustaville or. Manx Linstead and mrs Peter a Ressinger of Augusta township mrs. G. D. Dewitt of Lynn Centre Illinois and n d. Renu of Augusta township. Who i us 110 love for the i k Quot of miss Loi i Sli Ultz Clurel. Mrs. A. T. Dewitt whose death occurred monday night was consigned to the grave in my Vernon cemetery thursday afternoon. The Futera took place from the family residence at 2 30 of clock and was very largely attended. The services were conducted by Rev. T. Swartz of St. Peters m. K. Dum b. The pall Waters were Iii pm a Knial w r a Lark Peter Burger w. T. Shepperson Oliver Hoover and Jesse Shannon. There were Many Beautiful Floral tributes Beautiful selections of music Yvere rendered by the choir of St. Peters m. E. Church. One of the selections wits. A nearer my god to thee a and the other a when the Roll is called up yonder which was Sung by request. In addition mrs. Gephart rendered a Solo a the half has never been told a with a chorus by hie choir. The following tier soils from out of town attended the funeral w it Dewitt and family of Harvey a Lake or and mrs. William met tier Brooklyn or. And mrs. N. W. Renu Fishers ferry or. And mrs. Osborn if Ford Augustaville or. H. , of Coburn and mrs. Barbara Baldy of Sli Amosiii. Although Danville indulged in 110 special Demontra inn .11 wednesday it would Hardin he proper to say that our town bad a quiet fourth of july. There was the usual noise and lots of it produced by the explosion of All kinds of lire work. Indeed it is doubtful whether the town was Ever noisier considering the number of people on the streets. Danville had not a that is dist inc a big time a hut the question might he asked whether there was Ever a time when our citizens got More real pleasure out of fourth of july. Trios Din and Racket of exploding lire works spent the Day resting in the seclusion of their Homes and Wen delighted to find Bow much real pleasure even the fourth of july May bring in this Way. Large numbers attended the big picnic at Dewitt spark while others went to Williamsport to participate in the big Celebration there. Two Hundred and ten joined the big special p. Amp r. Train that passed through Danville in the morning of the fourth. One Hundred and forty tickets were sold Here for Williamsport during a Day or so previously on the p. A it. Railway to say nothing of the Danville people carried to Williaim Sciort by tin Pennsy on the fourth of july. Fortunately very few accidents occurred from the use of fireworks and none of these were at ill serious. The usual aftermath of disfigured faces and mangled Finger is Only slightly in evidence this year and Afiz Ord very lit tie work for the doctors. It is remarkable that no arrests were necessary. While it i probable that a few thing were tolerated that on and other Day than the fourth of july would not have been permitted yet it is doubtful whether at any time anything was witnessed on the streets that a ordered on actual disorder. Mrs. Judd e. Buley and daughters Beatrice Dorothy and Madeline of Syracuse arrived saturday for a visit with or. Buley smother mrs. Henrietta j. Angle Mill Street. Or. J Barbor Vastine of Lewis Burg spent sunday with relatives in Danville. Mrs b. B. Roberts and daughter Marion of Philadelphia Are visiting relatives in this City. Miss Clara Smith Lias returned to Danville after a Mouths visit with friends in Johnstown Pittsburg and Youngstown Ohio. Miss Ethel worse of Milton i the a new rust Las just la in in new Jar a a with a capital . Of which it >.000,0011 i com a Iii him a to control Fth sales a hut ter. Egg and pm Ultra j p Morgan Flagler and other millionaire Art at tie head of the Cruceru How rapidly the seasons come and go it seem like a Tew Dax Otily since we were rejoin us Over the melting of he now and the coining of tie him Bird mini the Hepatica and now pre made to i Altor Par Tiou Are lie my Lay the m>1 in Al Campaign a will begin o warm up now figure have hem compiled xxx Vicli in that the wage loss to mini is 111 Anthracite Field during the us ten u of work from april 1 to May i mounted to 000 us Hook mislaid policy no 2<mrl pm div the Penn Mutual use insure to company on the life a if Samuel ill the finder will please return it to be Oder signed. Application a Leon Ade for the issuing of a duplicate Sam Pel Mills Danville a. Rev. Ami or Larrv Minsker live urged from a visit with friends in a Gaud Wellsville. Death of Elijah Wertman. Id Jab Wertman an old and esteem id departed this life Oil sat urday morning after a general dec line of nine Mouths tin immediate cause of death a a stroke of paralysis sustained 011 thursday. The deceased was born in Mahoning township hut lived in Danville practically a 11 Bis life. Lie served ill the Exil War As a member of company Ltd. Is Ali regiment he was 73 years of age and is survived by his wife and the following oils and daughters a. F. A 111 n 1 \1 thur. Of Buffalo or Harry n. Ellis of Berwick mrs Abram Keefer and mrs. J ii valid in Edward and cd Danville. Deaths fewer a ukr ago july a today publishes its Mary of the deaths de throughout the Ilian in j. The a Tribune ninth annual sum and injuries Caus i 11 item states by yesterdays Celebration of the declaration of Independence the figures up to an Early hour today were As follow s i Lead 38 by fireworks. By Cannon 1by firearms ii. By explosives 7 by toy pistols i by runaways a. Last year forty two persons were killed outright hut xxx Lien lockjaw and other diseases induced by injuries had completed their work Over 4<n lives had been sacrificed. Injured 2,78�?~j by fireworks 1,<d4.� by a Winou 3<�lby firearms 3113 by explosives a Al a by toy pistols 304 by my awash 3�?��. The number of injured 2,78. Is in excess of last years figures by 3.78 the weather. One topic which Lias suddenly loomed into prominence in the eol mus of the state pay a is is the hot weather. Few Are Able to resist the temptation to discuss the thermometer s rage or the inert condition to which the rag ing ten Jim nature has reduced erstwhile energetic 111111 and women. Our climate a one Ide de peculiarity however we Seldom have the same sort of weather Mure than a Tew hours Cou Tiu Sously. Firemen a picnic Fine Success. The firemen a picnic held in Dewitt spark wednesday under the auspices of the Continental fire company proved a Fine Success. There was a very Large crowd present and the Day passed off without any disorder or serious Accident to mar the pleasure. The Hacks were kept Busy during the Day and until late at night carrying the picnickers backward and Forward Between the picnic grounds and town dancing was the principal diversion for the grown up people while the merry go round afforded amusement for the Little folks. The Continental boys Are Well pleased with tie patronage accorded them and the degree of Success achieved. It was stated by so tue of the members yesterday that tin company had realized four Hundred dollars by the picnic. Distressing Accident. A distressing Accident befell Robert Marrali aged thirty years a resident of Nescopeck on wednesday morning about a mile and a half below i is Home when lie was struck by a Pennsylvania freight train. Marrali was asleep on the tracks and was thrown to one Side by the cow Catcher hut not a sufficient distance for him to escape entirely. His left leg was Cut off above the ankle and his head and body were badly bruised. Lie was taken to the office of or j j. Meyers Aud then immediately re moved to the Berwick Hospital when the limb Xmas amputated. Marrali Isa resident of Nescopeck and is employed in the works at Berwick. Lie is a single mail and it is thought that lie had Lieen drink ing and fell asleep upon the tracks. Hank directors first fleeting. The Board of directors of the new Hank at Exchange held it first meeting monday for the purpose of electing officers. The directors Are As follow is p. J. Brannen John a. Ellis William bran s. A111 Merman James l. Bran uen Janies to Ellis l. Gardner Alfund ii Litchard .1. N. Herr Durance k itis Liel and f. Augustus k iceman. The officers Are As follows presi Dent James l. Bramati vice president. Alfred h Litchard cashier James f. Ellis. The Hank which is known As the Farmers National Bank of Exchange is capitalized at $25,000. Every subscription carries an assessment of Twenty tier cent for surplus. The Stock holders Are seventy four in number and Are scattered Over one of tin Thrift est and most prosperous farming sections of the state. A Fine modern Hank building will he erected. On saturday a meeting will he held for the Pur Jiose of selecting a site adopting plans and Speed libations. Pending the completion of a building business will he conducted in Terii Hgt Rary quarters. In sixty Days the Hank will he doing business. H011. K. S and a. 11. Gratio of this City were present at the so k Quot Holder meeting monday the forint i As attorney and the latter As notary Public. Business men Defeated. The base Hall game Between Washingtonville and the business men of Dauville played at Dewitt Park on a a redlies Lay fur the Amateur a Ham Piou ship of Montour county a 1 most interesting and with several Exeen Titus. Well played game. The scoring happened Nelv in thre spots Washingtonville got 2 in the fir to and 2 in the fifth while the Bussue. Men got 2 men Home in the fourth Heddens twirling for the visitors was the Gilt edged article and kept the Danville tossers on the Aux ions Bench. Only 8 hits were made off his delivery. Washingtonville had 8 hits. Five killed in Celebration. Wilkes Barre july 5. Five Hoys Yvere killed and two others fatally injured at a fourth of july Celebration at Small mining town ten Miles South of this City last night. The Hoys intended to give the residents a Cerebra Ion which they would never forget by causing an explosion which would startle the the whole neighbourhood. They procured a Section of Iron pipe live feet Long and four inches in diameter. They filled the pipe to the Mouth with dynamite giant powder and stones. While one of the Hoys was ramming the pipe the powder ignited and an explosion that Shock the w Hole town followed. The Hoys were hurled in All directions Aud tin dead were found lying on the ground some distance away All the bodies being badly mangled. Alexander Snopka one of the injured had a leg Down off and will die his brother. Frank is in a critical condition and can hardly live. All the victims were lithuanians and were employed in the mines a breaker or Driver hons big wheat crop the Hanover record declares that the a wheat crop which i being harvested will he one of tin largest Ever grown or acre by tin Farmers of the Ltd uni Sci land Valley. The in ads Are Large full to tin tip and Well formed. 1 in Straw stands thick on tin Fields and is straight the wheat has ripened sofa to that nothing hut a severe storm of Hail and rain vill destroy Street. Maude guest of Mahanoy City is visiting at the Home of his parents or. And mrs. I. L. Guest front Street. Or. Aud mrs. Maurice guest of Bellefontaine Ohio Are visiting the former a parents or. And mrs. 1. L. Guest front Street. Frank Wilkes Barre returned Home yesterday after a visit with his Mother mrs. S. M. Trum Hower. East Market Street. Or. And mrs. Richard l. Evans Aud daughter Anna of Kingston Are guests at the Home of mrs. L. J. Davis Mulberry Street. Or. And mrs. William Mottern spent wednesday at Berwick. Or. And mrs. Willi a am Krebs of Frankville Are visiting mrs s. G. Mottern Market Street. Or. L. A. Yeiser of Philadelphia is visiting relatives in this City. Or. And mrs a. T. Steck of Berwick were visitors in this City yesterday. O. A. Yet ter esq., of Bloomsburg is spending several Days in Dauville. William t. Philadelphia arrived last evening Lor a business trip to this City. A. A. Bloomsburg spent the fourth with friends in Danville. Mrs. S. M. Trumbower vill leave for Johnstown today where she will visit her daughter mrs. Ralph Foulk. James c. Be Deus returned Lasteven tip fro a visit with Frie Rais in Williamsport. Or. And mrs. C. E. Yorks of Central visited friends in this City yesterday. John g. Waite and Harry Johns returned last evening from Williams it Ort. George Mark will leave this morning for Mauch chunk after a several Days visit with relatives in Danville. Jay Sec Lei has returned from a visit with friends at Pottsville. Changes in h. B. Pastors. Bishop Berry of the methodist Church presiding Bishop of the Central Pennsylvania conference was in Williams port wednesday relative to the appointment of a successor to Tom late George a. Stevens presiding elder of the Harrisburg District. Conferences 011 the matter were held with the Rev Emory m. Stevens pastor of the Pine Street Church Williamsport and with prominent members of that congregation the evident purpose being to arrange for the appointment of the Rev. Or. Stevens to the vacant presiding elder ship. It is reported however that nothing definite Lias come of the conferences. The death of the Rev. Or. Rue at Waynesboro recently made necessary by Bishop Berry several changes in pastorate to adjust the situation and in these changes the Rev. W. A. Lep Ley pastor of Market Street methodist Church Williamsport has been cling de to Coalport Clearfield county. Tin Market Street appointment has not As yet been filled. The Rev. Vaughn t. Rue of Mifflinburg brother of the late John Rue has been assigned to Waynesboro to take his brother a pastorate the lev. Charles Karnes of Coalport goes to Mifflinburg. I dust the stove works will he shut Down for a w Eek to enable the company to install a new system of cleaning room machinery. From the establishment of tin Plant to the present the old fashioned Type of machinery was in use which w Hile very efficacious in cleaning the castings permitted the dust to mix with the atmosphere making it almost impossible to see from one end of the room to the other Aud rendering it very disagreeable and for the employees in that department. It is claimed for the new system that it will not Only clean the castings More expeditiously and with less men hut that it will also arrest the dust preventing it from mixing with the atmosphere of the room More that this that it will return the air from which the dust is extracted clean and pare into the room to be used Over again. 111 the summer season the latter May not he much of a consideration hut during Winter when heating is an item it is a feature to take into account. Yesterday the old cleaning room machinery consisting of fourteen East Iron tumbling Mills was torn out and removed from the works. The new machinery known As the exhaust tumbling system and consisting of ten steel Mills five round and five Square were unloaded from the cars along w Ith one of Glassford a dust arresters. The new system will he installed in the cleaning room today when or. Glassford the inventor of the dust arrester will he present and superintendent its installation. The Glass Ford dust arrester consists of a Case Aud a Battery of one screens attached to a hollow Square Shaft mounted on Runions each end Trunnion closed the other open. The air Laden with dust can enter the Case at any Given Point. The fan exhausts the Case through the rotary screens through which the dust can not follow hut is forced to remain in the Case and can he emptied at convenient intervals. The dust arrester traps the dust without passing through the fan leaving the air purified w hich adds to the life of the fan As it Lias Only pure air to handle. A Brick Cement hour is also being installed in a Large part of tli3 foundry during the shut Down. The a sex to the moulding room was provided with a Brick Cement Toor when built a year or so ago a l lunacy of love. Tin 11� to a. To we file a in my i 1� Al l i. 1 of 15� a ship. T1ie tramp. While the Farmers of the whole country Are lamenting the Scarcity of Harvest hands the perennial tramp continues to imitate the Lily 111 that he toils not neither does he spin. The Connellsville news for instance indulges in the following remarks a tramps Are flocking to the Coal regions in Large numbers. They would his Welcome there if they would work As there is plenty of it for them hut instead of working All of them eventually find their Way to the City Bas Tih. A Celebration id the fourth that would blow All of the worthless and indolent known As the Genus Hobo to some other land would be opportune. A a but then it would 1m Tough on the a other land. A a \ i Ali t he Aud 1 it ii of 11 i at the . Uni c 111 Convent Ion i he 1 ins loll id cd Cusi Rem in records tin to to horse and Hup the houses of on a n Iii mgr lates for represent c Anil x Repi ild 1 i her Day has filed among other follow ing a june it 111 driving to holiest mail and three liars $3 that is the first of Campaign humor we have yet served in tie returns hut there Tauly ought to he More of it. Hit of a Apt a in Forrester. Captain a w. Forrester of Chicago arrived at the Montour House thursday to spend a vacation with old friends in Danville and Vicinity. Cap Tain Forrester was Horn in the Vicinity of i Ines Grove and his Early life was spent in this Section. Lit turns up in Danville every summer about this time and always meets with a Royal reception from his old friends in left Chicago at ii a. 111 on wed lies Day and at the same hour thursday was snugly domiciled at the Montour House the Independent citizen is the Salt of the state. A Itera o Iii own a Devey the former eci trix of lady a packet of 298 of ing tin correspond to Lytton with miss 1 the Days of their Early miss Devey published these a Villa a preface stating that she took his action in order to Vaud late the memory of her dead Friend. In what manner lie letters could be regarded As a vindication it is difficult to see the nigh thex leave As a Remur Kuble Cou tri Hii on 1 a tin literature of epistolary i he extravagant Absurdity of of. Of them is almost beyond belief and tvo passages May be quoted As illustrative of Many others. In the letters Bui wer addresses i Wheeler As a a poodle and signs himself a a Puppy or a Puppo. Quot my adored poodle Many Many thanks for 00 Darling letter. Me is so Happy me is wagging buy Tail and put Ting my ears Down. Me is to meet 00 tomorrow. O Day of Duys 1 cannot Tell you How very very Jappy you have made me no my own love done to come before 12 hut really i shall meet you of Darling of Darlings a a a o zoo love of loves me is ready to leap out Quot of my skin for Joy Adieu. Twenty million kisses. Quot and so they dressed my poodle in White and Black o zoo Darling How like a Noodle and Hail 00 oops Boot Ful ears curled nicely and did 00 not look too pretty and did not All the Puppy dogs run after 00 and Tell in it what a Darling 00 Xmas a me sends 00 000.000 kisses to be distributed us follows 500.000 for 00 Boot Ful Mouth j.0.000 to a on right Eye 250,01 Koto 00 left Eye. 1.�mmi.u00 to 00 dear neck and tin rest to be equally divided Between a 1 arms Anil hands. Quot ten million More kisses my own Darling for your letter which is just arrived. It is read and now before its answered take the following Marks of kisses. Pray Darling shall we not kiss prettily tomorrow Darling d hit it in ill log it Quot Adi ii. My own Rose my life of life tory poodle of very poodles Adieu Quot Adieu 00 own idolatrous Puppy. A Ever my Dearest Dearest Dearest fondest kindest Booti fullest. Darling est Angelest poodle to own Lyndon Orr in Bool Man. Death of George w. West Job printing the office of the America being furnished with a Jarge assortment of Job letter and fancy Type and Job material generally the publisher announces to the Public that he is prepared at All limes to execute in the neatest manner. Job printing fall kinds and description George w. West county Surveyor and widely know citizen departed this life saturday evening the deceased had been in poor health for some months due to an affection of the heart. His Case Xmas rendered much worse by the debilitating effects of the hot weather prevailing Aud of saturday his condition became very critical. During the afternoon lie seemed to rally however Aud it was thought All immediate danger was Over when about 5 of clock he passed away while reclining 011 a Couch. Only a Short time before his death he was conversing with his sons concerning some business affairs. Teu minutes before lie expired oblivion that the end was near he was engaged in pleasant conversation with the family. The deceased was 87 years Aud a months of age. He was a remarkably preserved Man and although As above stated ailing physically during the few months previous to death yet his intellect notwithstanding his age was unclouded. His memory was keen his hearing Aud eyesight were Good and he was keen Aud vigorous in thought. During his Long Aud Active life lie had gained a vast amount of experience Aud stored his mind with Many useful facts. His pleasant manners and his Cinquini Onahlee nature made him just such a person As one delighted to meet and Converse with. Or. West was born at it. Ararat Susquehanna county. He graduated at the Wyoming Seminary and spent several following years teaching school. He came to Dauville in 1848. He was the first county commissioners clerk in Montour. In 1850 he was elected county Surveyor and also Surveyor for the Borough of Danville. The latter office he held up to two years ago lie was county Surveyor up to the time of his death. He is survived by four sons Aud two daughters Charles m. West w. Kase West esq., George m. West Aud i. D. West mrs. O. J. Diehl and miss Lou West. He is also survived by two half Brothers Milo h. West of Oxford n. Y. Aud Philo West of Susquehanna county this state. Or. West a 8 actively engaged in the Pursuit of surveying for a period of sixty year during his Long career he trod backwards Aud forwards Over the mountains Aud valleys of Central Pennsylvania until he became personally familiar with the most important landmarks Aud boundaries of Laud that relate to the vast possessions of Timber and minerals which make the state famous. The surveys he has made embrace the vast Section lying Between Bellefounte Aud Reading and farther West Between Potter county Aud Gettysburg. While making some of these surveys or. West and party for weeks at a time were away from civilization Aud like True explorers wrapped in their blankets they slept in a tent or even in the open air with Only a bed of Spruce houghs Between them Aud the hard ground. I11 making surveys or. West was As frequently Nuder ground As of the surface Aud in ascertaining the limits of Coal and Iron deposits he explored the full extent of Many of the deepest and most famous mines in the state. Trad r. In a Lour own town. A Rii lil 1.1 t Lul to every Eitl zeo a the i it i i a a of spending his earn Ings in Vav manner and where he wide i. I Quot i 1 g As he keeps within the Law in in will dispute the Armer s claim that he ran Send his Money to. I place hint lie wishes and buy goods he needs xxx lie rever he wants to but ther. I it an economic Side of the quit Doii that should not tie overlooked says d m Carr in Home Trade adv can the resident a Community should in Active in furthering the in tents of the place he Calls Home. He is working it it Purily to his own Good when lie sends ids Money to the Dos taut City for supplies he knows can be a Ceil red ill his Home Tox u i he Dollar sent a Vav gees out of circulation and ceases to be a Fui tor in the building up of tin Community from which it is sent. A daring robbery was perpetrated in Danville Early tuesday morning when the Home of Emerson Spaide at the Corner of Church and front streets was entered and $30 taken from the House. The robbers were hold Anil worked with skill and cunning Aud that there were More gangs than one or that the one party operated in different parts of tie town is shown by the stories that came from several sections of happenings of the Early hours of tuesday morning. It was about 3 of clock when mrs. Spaide was awakened by her husband who was walking Al it out the room. In reply to her questions or. Spaide said he had heard a noise As if some one had been 011 the Steps leading Down stairs hut that he had investigated and had found no further cause for alarm. Both retired and again went to sleep. Mrs. Spaide arose at a Early hour tuesday morning Andas she was going Down stairs she found her husbands trousers at the head of the Steps. She at once knew that something was wrong Aud hastening Hack into their room she informed or Spaide of her find. In the trousers pocket the robber had found about $30. Or. Spaide always disrobe before retiring in a Small room adjoining the sleeping apartment. In this room also Margaret the Little daughter sleeps. It was in this room that or. Spaider a trousers were hanging on a chair. To gain Access to this room it is necessary to pass through the room in which or. And mrs. Spaide sleep Aud pass very near to the Side of the bed. The robber had evidently gone through into the Small adjoining room obtained tie trousers Ami with these in his Possession Sale Ely made the return trip. Before going downstairs he ransacked another room but got no More loot. He also missed the Little daughters Bauk in the dining room and mrs. Spaider a purse. The Man made a Entrance to the House through the outside cellar door Aud thence no tie cellar Steps to the first floor. His exit was made through the out Kitchen. Neighbors of the Spades state that lately on several occasions they have seen a stranger with a Satchel lurking near the House and recently one morning mrs. A Spaide w As startled by seeing foot prints of ashes in the Back Yard. The Man had evidently been getting data for his coup. Shot at burglar. Morris Snyder who lives of honeymoon Street also had a experience with a burglar Early tuesday morning. He was awakened about 1 of clock by the harking of dogs and upon going to a rear window saw a Man making his Way stealthily up through the Hack Yard. Or. Snyder quickly procured his revolver and tired at the Man hut he evidently missed for the individual made a Hasty exit Over the Hack Fence. All that was mortal of George w. West was consigned to the grave in Fairview cemetery tuesday Forenoon. The funeral took place from the residence of 1. D. West Bloom Street at 11 of clock and was very largely attended. The services were conducted by Rev j. E. Hutchison pastor of Mahoning presbyterian Church. The pall hearers were four sous of the deceased diaries w. West. A. Kase West esq., and George m. West Quot and Isaac d. West. The following persons from out of town attended the obsequies mrs o. J. Diehl and Sou Kinter Diehl of Pittsburg Milo West of Oxford n. Y. Miss Nora Mcwilliams or. And mrs Clarke Kase or. And mrs. John Kase. Harry Kase and miss Jennie Miller of Elysburg r. A. Quinn esq., manager of Coal companies of Wilkes Barre e. A. Rhodes superin to in Lent of the Mineral and mining Railroad company and wife of Sha Inkin mrs. Edward Bergstresser Ault a miss Clara Bergstresser of it. Car Mel a. Hull Krauer mid or. And mrs David Lautz of Milton James f. Ellis John a. Ellis of Exchange s. P. Wolvertou.jr., and Ira Shipman of Sudbury or. And mrs. Alpheus Dewitt of Bloomsburg. The wheat. Wheat starve Sec is now in its midst. The Grain looks Well hut our Farmers insist that on the average it is less than a Ful Ulrop. There dare few Fields that do not contain Thiu spots while at other places the wheat has a a lodged pretty badly. The hessian Fly has also attacked the wheat at some places. John Doster s experience the experiences of John Doster Between 11 30 and 12 of clock monday night leads to the belief that for a while the men who committed the robbery at Spaider a and the attempted burglary at Snyder a were in the custody of the police hut were afterwards set free. Or. Doster about 11 30o�?Tclock monday night saw two men acting very Queerly �11 front of the residence of Fred held 011 Bloom Street. He kept watch 011 their actions As they made their Way lip by the old cemetery of Bloom Street. He then notified the police. The officers arriving of the scene took the men into custody Aud had brought them Down to Mill Street when they were allowed to go free As the plausible stories they told sufficiently accounted for their actions to satisfy the officers. Yesterdays base Ball 3cores. Gouger Hiddle. Mrs. Annie Biddle and Illiam l. Gouger were United in Matrimony at 2 of clock wednesday afternoon. The ceremony was performed by Rev. A d. Lerch at the residence of the Bride Mill Street in the presence of a few near friends. Death of an infant. Thoburn the three Mouth old infant of or and mrs. George Lunger Vine Street departed this life yesterday. Tie funeral will take place saturday at 2 p. M. Interment in Odd Fellows cemetery. American league. Athletics 3 Washington 0. New York 8 Boston 3. Chicago 4 Cleveland 3. St. Louis 5 Detroit 4. National league. Philadelphia Ltd Brooklyn 5. Boston 0 new York 1. Chicago Ltd Pittsburg 3. Cincinnati 3 St. Louis 4 tri state league. York 8 Harrisburg 1. Altoona 2 Johnstown 14, 1st game. Altoona 8 Johnstown,2, 2nd game. Williamsport 3 Lancaster 2. Danville won and lost. Danville won and lost at Berwick of the fourth. The a. C. Amp f. Boys took tin fir to game by a score of 10-1, Aud the afternoon contest going to Danville by a score of 12-5. In the first game Yordy of Springfield pitched for Danville Aud in the second game Mccloud Aud Hummer Yvere in the Points. Smallpox at Sunbury. The residents of Sudbury were considerably startled yesterday morning by the discovery of a Case of smallpox in the town. The victim is 15-year-old Elizabeth Kauffman of Newton new Jersey who is visiting at the Home of her grandparents or. Aud mrs John r. Kauffman East Market Street
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