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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - July 10, 1902, Danville, PennsylvaniaState i it Bury a Home paper a for Itie Home the circulation of this paper is increasing rapidly. It will you to advertise in the american. A this country will no Var by anti rely full until it supplies All of its own demands with its own subscription $1 per year vol. 47-no 28.dr. Irving 11. Jennings hours 9 a. M to 1 1/ >04 Mill St., i in. M. To 4 it. M. Danville a. Siiii.t/., a i o. 425 Mill St., Danville a. Diseases of the Stop Zaeh and intestines a specially l k. W. I. Aulk dentist office 218 . Etl it extracted without j Uin. Crown and Bridge work a specially. Equipped Wlllie the latent and Moat improved Lunt Ruments and prepared to execute the most Del Tieuli work. I r. C h. Reynolds,�?dentist.�? office opposite Boston store Danville a dentistry in All its branches Charles moderate and All work guaranteed. Established 1892 Danville pa., thursday july 10, 1902. Established in 1855. Girls with ii Aii showers every Day. Next comes labor Day. Seashore Stock is on the Rise. Accommodate yourself to the weather. Another dividend was declared sat urday by tin Danville base Ball association. July seems inclined to establish a weather record that will be even More Peculiar than that of june. There was a big crowd Here on the fourth and they will come again and will bring All their friends. The Danville firemen Are now looking Forward to the trip to the blooms Burg Centennial in August. Now that the a glorious fourth is Over fire insurance companies wiil breathe easier. Quoit pitching is a popular s it Ort in Danville this summer. Adam Funk is seriously ill at his Home Oil a anal Street. Having extracted the powder grains and splinters from his Anatomy tin american Small Hoy is ready for the next Bunch of trouble that May wander his Way. July can now make up for what june omitted in the line of summer weather. The Camp meeting season is approaching and those interested Are making preparations for it. There is still a demand for Good ser aut girls in Danville. The citizen with Money and time has plenty of Railroad excursions to choose from this summer. The summer resort Man will come in for a share of it after All. Three thousand quart Quot of huckleberries wer shipped from Hazleton on monday morning. These Are hard times for the anti ice water Drinker. Interest in base Hall is increasing each Day in Danville. Prohibition Alliance meeting tonight at 8 o clock in y. M. C. A. Building. A for rent signs Are numerous in Hazleton since the miners strike set in. The general picnic committee of the Odd Fellows lodges will hold a meeting tomorrow evening and All members Are urged to attend. The con treat for music is to be Given out at this meeting. The ladies Bible class of the Grove presbyterian Church until recently taught by mrs. W. A me a tee will hereafter he under the instruction of Rev r h. Wilson who is supplying the pulpit during the summer. It is hard to adapt one s clothing to the Many varying changes of the weather. Jupiter Pluvus is still attending closely to business. The Soldier boys Are parking their Luggage for the Encampment. Edward Lewis Spruce Street was a Berwick visitor yesterday. John Scherer and Joseph Frederick have resigned their positions in the Reading Iron works and will leave for their Homes in Pittston today. Farmers say the Chestnut Trees Are covered with an abundance of blossoms. The want weather of the past few Days has developed the Fly crop to the usual Standard. A number of our pastors will enjoy their vacations in August. An order has been issued from the Pennsylvania National guards Headquarters appealing to the individual members of the organization to he exemplary in their conduct at the division Encampment july 12 to �9, and serving warning that unseemly or improper behaviour will receive the sever est punishment. Especial attention is called to the fact that the monuments markers and fences must not he defaced nor injured. This Ocler will to read to every company previous to a darting for Gettysburg. Communion services will be held in Trinity reformed Church Strawberry Ridge on sunday morning at ten of clock preparatory services will he held saturday evening at 8 of clock. Curious to know what the effect would lie eleven year old George Bloch yesterday afternoon dropped a lighted match into a bottle of gun powder. He Escaig de with a few scratches hut Liis Little sister Elsie sustained a Dang Erous wound on her right leg Midway Between the knee Ami ankle. About 5 of clock the residents of West Mahoning Street were alarmed by a terrific report which sounded like a Cannon while at the same moment a Cloud of smoke arose from the rear of the Bloch residence which tilled the Hack Yard of that and several adjoining dwellings. Elsie a agonizing cries which arose coincident with the report indicated that some one had been injured. The Accident followed As an aftermath of fourth of july. George it seems has a Small Cannon which he with some other Hoys made Good use of on the fourth in whooping up the big demonstration. A Quantity of Gunpowder estimated at about a Quarter of a Pound remained after the Days shooting. This George Lias since had in his Possession contained in a pint bottle. Yesterday afternoon with his sister he was playing with the powder on the Brick pavement at the rear of the dwelling. George struck a match and held it Over the bottle. He declares he Hail no idea that such serious results would follow. Little Elsie however was apprehensive and begged him to throw the match away. A needing her the boy Ilromi Ted tin match into the bottle. The explosion followed. The bottle was shattered into fragments particles of Glass the size of bullets raining in every direction. That the two children were not both killed or shockingly injured is Little Hort of miraculous. The injury sustained by Little Elsie is much in the form of a gun shot wound a Large puncture or least three fourths of an Inch deep. Or. P. C. Newmaker was called. Sex i eating to find Glass embedded in the limb he probed the wound very carefully without extracting anything. It is possible however that Glass remains in tin wound in which event the Case May be attended with considerable difficulty. Beatrice Hancock eight years old was run Over by the baggage cart of the a bus driven by William Hullihen yesterday afternoon and was painfully injured. She was Riding on the cart and fell so that the wheels passed Over her head. With several companions Beatrice got on the cart which was attached to the rear of the a bus and was sitting on the Tongue. In going Down the Hill on Pine Street North of Mahoning she lost her balance and fell face downward in the Roadway. The wheel Tore part of the hair from her head causing ugly Scalp wounds severely bruised the right Eye and her head was badly confused. Annie Reifsnyder who was seated by the Side of Beatrice on the Tongue tried to prevent her from falling but had to leave go to save herself from going Down Between the bus and cart. The injured child was carried bleeding into the Home of mrs. Anna harder East Mahoning Street. Or. F. E. Harpel was summoned to attend Beatrice and dressed the wounds. Last evening she was taken to her Home on Church Street and is resting easily. She is the daughter of or. Anil mrs. Harry t. the beneficial association of the Reading Iron works which was recently granted a charter by judge Little is growing in membership and will soon include nearly All the employees of this Plant. The application for the charter was made by a committee consisting of James Finnegan Thomas Trainor e. Turner William Pickens Francis Hartman and Simon Brown. The first step towards the organization of this beneficial association was taken on saturday evening april 6, when a meeting was held in the armory. William Pickens was chairman and William Turner Secretary of that meeting. E. W. Peters Lawrence Connolly William Turner Arthur Dietrich Jesse Lunger Francis Hartman and John Dalton were chosen a committee to draft a Constitution and bylaws. The Reading Iron company has set aside $25,000, the income of which i is to he divided among the Relief As j so citations of the different works. The object of the association is for the payment of sick Accident Mil death benefits to the members and a j milies. The sick and Accident benefits Are $5 per week for thirteen weeks $2.50 for the next thirteen weeks and $1 a week for the succeeding thirteen weeks. During the remainder of the illness fifty cents it or month will he paid to keep the disabled member in j Good standing. The death Tiene tit is $100. Fifty dollars is paid on the death of the wife of a member and $25 on the death of a child under tillage of fourteen years. A Reserve fund is maintained and if it Falls below a certain amount assess niemits Art Laid of $1 for the death of a member fifty cents for the death of a wife and Twenty five cuts Oil the a death of a child. Only employees of the Reading Iron works Between the Ages of fourteen and fifty five years can become members of the association. The officers Are president James Finnegan vice president Thomas Trainor or recording Secretary William Turner financial Secretary Jesse Lunger treasurer e. W. Peters trustees William Pickens Simon Brown and Francis Hartman. Shamokin drops the Rod. After a spirited debate tuesday night the school Board of Shamokin resolved to abolish Corporal punishment in the schools of that District. Us Howorth who advocated the measure said such punishment makes Lxi is vicious and ugly and that teachers can reach students better through the heart. On this As on other subjects there is some difference of opinion among teachers some holding the views of the Shamokin superintendent while others believe that the Rod judiciously applied is an Indis usable and harmless Factor in bringing about Good discipline in school. Corporal punishment finds Little favor either with the directors or the teachers of the Danville District although no action has Ever Boon taken abolishing it. Our schools in Point of discipline Are As near models As any that can be found and it is Gratifying that the Good results Are brought about without recourse to Corporal punishment a Mode against which so much ran 1 said. Getting ready for picnic. The general committee of the Odd Fellows lodges of this City in charge of the Basket picnic to to held at Dewitt spark on july to held a meeting i last evening Anil appointed these committees executive Frank Lei Miles chairman r. Richardson Secretary h. Seidel treasurer William Janies William Farley William Christian Samuel Morrall d. Williams. Music William Farley John Foust Charles Gerst j. Jobborn. William Christian. Base balls a. Gerst f. Bar Renee w. James. Track Samuel Morrall William Camp d. Williams. Pavilion John Foust j. Fisher h Seidel. Grounds Oscar Shultz William Farley w i 1 Liam Christ Ian. There will he no dancing in the Pavilion hut plenty of other amusements will he on the Days program. The children who gave the March so successfully in the cantata of a Queen Esther will appear in a May pole dance. The picnic will be one of the largest of the season As Many Odd Fellows with their families will attend. Games of the Monarch. A twelve inning game was played at Dewitt spark yesterday afternoon Between the Monarch and y. M. C. A teams. The score was 5 to 5 and was Stop >0 1 by the rain. The Monarch Battery was Reilly and Ashton. For the y. M. C. A. Oscar Burdick and Charles Lewis filled the it Points. Saturday morning the Monar Clis have a game scheduled with Berwick and in the afternoon with Nanticoke both to 1h played at Dewitt spark. An admission fee of ten cuts will he charged. High water in the River. The North Branch now has a ten foot flood and the sight of such High water is unusual for this time of the year. The Rise is not sufficient to cause any apprehension of damage and this surplus is considered a Good thing in thoroughly Flushing the River bed and Hanks. The tributary streams Are likewise boiling and Rushing into the River which insures a sweeping away of the germs of malaria and other complaints from Low water conditions. Getting ready for goal Rush. The Coal dealers of this City and Vicinity Are getting their Yards Anil Sheds in Sha for holding the new Stock when the strike is ended. There is a general cleaning up and repairing. New roofs the strengthening of sup ports and a thorough overhauling is going on at most of the places. It it a merchant has put up an entirely new shed. Another says this is the first time his Yard has been empty in twelve years and consequently it is the first Opportunity for an and repairing wherever needed. The dealers Are preparing for the Rush that will come when the Anthracite collieries resume As plenty of orders Are being booked. It will require not levs than ten car loads to fill what is now ordered at one Yard. Harder Farley. Miss Laura Farley of this City and or Charles harder of cat a Issa were United in Wedlock last evening. The nuptial knot was tied by Rev. U. Myers pastor of St. Matthews lutheran Church Cataw Issa at the residence of the officiating Clergyman at 8 of clock. The a Rifle is the daughter of Rollert Farley Cherry Street this City and is very Well known and service. Cadet Walsh who has been assisting capt. Fritch in the salvation army work in this City for several months past will leave next. Week for new York City to enter the woman a training Home. A Farewell service will he held at the army Hall on ferry Street on sunday evening at 8�?To�?Tclock. Miss Ella Feinour of to Wishnig is a guest at the Home of George a. Ross Man Walnut Street. Thomas Cook returned to his Home in Berwick saturday evening after a visit w Ith his parents or. And mrs. Benjamin Cook East Market Street. Miss Kate Richardson East front Street spent sunday with friends at Esther Furnace. Miss Jennie Whartenby of Plymouth is the guest of mrs. Howard Teppert Mill Street. Paul Knoch and daughter of Vine Street spent sunday with friends in Cataw Issa. Or. And mrs. Charles d. Bausili were Bloomsburg visitors sunday. Or. And mrs. George Gademan of Philadelphia Are visiting the latter a j Mother mrs. Hannah Pitner Riverside. Miss Ada Bailey and miss Dorothy welliver left saturday evening for a visit with miss Jennie Lewis at Pittston. Or. Anil mrs. John roiled of Chester returned Home yesterday after a visit with the former smother mrs. Susan Roden Hemlock Street. Mrs. Jerry Snyder u it or Mulberry Street was a Cataw Issa visitor Yeter Day. Henry Beilis East Market Street was a Sunbury visitor yesterday. Irvin Yanjau and son Paul a. Returned to their Home in of Oatsville yesterday. I. X. Grier esq., returned to this City yesterday from Moosic Lake. Joseph Murray was a Sunbury visitor yesterday. Mrs. George Steinert of South Danville spent yesterday with friends in Sun Bury. Mrs. Frank Beilis of Pennau n. Y., returned Home yesterday after a visit with her son Henry Beilis East Market Street. Miss Amelia Hartman and Nephew master Eugene Hartman water Street were in Bloomsburg yesterday. Mrs. L. Nasi and son Edward of Philadelphia returned Home yesterday after a visit with Rev. And mrs. L. D. Ill Rich Church Street. W. B. Chamberlin left for his Home in Torres Dale last evening aftera Husi Ness trip to this City. William Schilling has returned Home from a pleasant visit at Lewistown. Misses Carrie and Katie Bonnier of Shamokin mrs. Boyd Ohl and sister miss Bird of Bloomsburg have returned Home after a visit with mrs. William Nuss Riverside. Mrs. George Payne lows or Mulberry Street returned yesterday from Wilkes Harre and Harvey a Lake. Mrs. David Haring hit yesterday for a visit in Washington d. <�?T., and Waynesboro Virginia. Miss Huttic pc Maii of roaring Creek was a visitor in this City yesterday. Miss Sallie Logan returned to Bloomsburg yesterday after a visit with or. And mrs. P. J Mccaffrey Vine Street. Or. S. Thompson was in Harrisburg yesterday. Harry Bare esq., left yesterday on a Hus guess trip to Philadelphia. Reese Edmondson was in Sunbury yesterday. W. E. Lunger was a Bloomsburg visitor yesterday afternoon. Rev. Adolph Meyer spent yesterday afternoon in Bloomsburg. I ter Farley Railroad Street returned yesterday from a visit in Plymouth. Martin Landau is spending several Days in Jersey Shore. L r. G. A. Stock was a Sunbury visitor yesterday. A. .1. Steinman of Valley township was a visitor to this City yesterday. D. W. Diehl of Strawberry Ridge called on county seat friends yesterday. Mrs. J. M. St rat Iff of Sunbury re Orneil Home yesterday after a visit with her son w. 1. St rat Iff Mill Street. Mrs Lewis Wilt of Clearfield Clearfield county returned Home yesterday after a visit with or. Anil mrs. Daniel Huber South Danville. Kelph Wharton of Plymouth was a visitor in this City yesterday. Mrs. John p. Gro of Lewistown and mrs. Sue Matthews of Pittsburg Are guests at the Home of o. Schilling. H. A. of this City left yesterday for a visit in new Columbia. Edward Campbell made a business trip to Moore Surg yesterday. Mrs. J. Instead and son Harvey of Williamsport Are guests at the led Dens House. Mrs. Umstead is a sister of mrs. J. C. Hedd Chis. Harmon Sechler was a Bloomsburg visitor yesterday afternoon. Mrs. Angelinc Mack in and children returned Home yesterday after a visit at the residence of William Grausam Pine Street. Mrs. Richard Morgan returned to her Home in Plymouth yesterday afternoon after a visit with or. And mrs. J. W. Hazlette Ash Street. Mrs. David Reed of Kingston re turned Home yesterday after a visit with or. Am1 mrs Elias Lyons ferry Street. Messes. A. C. And j. E. Hot Lierly of Williamsport Are the guests of Jolius Ball Riverside. Miss Harriet Bekalow of Benton returned Home yesterday afternoon after a visit with miss Mary Pfahler front Street. Miss Marguerite Sheuer of Sha Okiu is the guest of miss Bessie Druid Heller at the hotel Oliver. On Friday afternoon at 12 110 of clock mrs. Hannah Comly Antrim beloved wife of William Antrim was summoned to her eternal rest after an illness of five months. The end was peaceful the patient sufferer sinking into the last Long sleep without pain. Mrs. Antrim was a resident of this City for thirty seven years and was a most estimable woman. During All those years she was an Earnest Anil faithful member of St. Paul a m. E. Church being always willing to we Ork in the Vineyard of the lord. Her Christian Faith and Lovely character won Many friends who deeply feel her death. She was aged seventy one years. Mrs. Antrim was a member of the family of Seth t. Mccormick sr., of Williamsport father of the late Hon. Henry c. Mccormick and was married at his Home. She leaves a husband five daughters and two sons. They Are mrs. W. G. Brown and miss Elizabeth Antrim of Danville mrs. Irvin Vannati of Coatesville Frank Antrim of Pittston Harry Antrim of Rochester mrs. J. King and mrs. Oscar Tracy of Keokuk Iowa. All the children Are Here excepting mrs. King and mrs. Tracy who returned Home hut recently after a visit in this City. The funeral of mrs. Hannah Comly Antrim took place monday afternoon from her late Home no. 315 lower Mulberry Street at two of clock. The room in which the casket rested was filled with Beautiful Floral tributes from members of the family and friends. The attendance at the services was very Large. Rev. H. C. Harman pastor of St. Paul a m. E. Church of which mrs. Antrim was so Long a faithful member made a touching address on tin life of the deceased taking As his text a and 1 heard a voice from heaven saying unto me write blessed Are the dead which die in the lord Yea Saith the spirit that they May rest from their labors and their works do follow them. A two favorite hymns of the deceased were read by Rev. John Mortimer of . The pull bearers were Hon. James Foster f. H. Van Nan Joseph Jones Michael Shires Thomas Curry and w. If. Ammonium. The place of burial was in the family plot Odd Fellows cemetery. A Large number of members of the family and friends were present from a distance. Among them were or. And mrs Frank Antrim of Pittston or and mrs. Irvin Vannan and sons Paul Irvin and William Vannan of Coatesville Harry Antrim of Rochester n. B. F. Antrim of Pittston b. B. Antrim of Scranton mrs. William Antrim and daughter of Phila Dolphin or. Anil mrs. Charles Antrim Comly Antrim of Kingston Samuel Philadelphia mrs. Thomas Davies mrs. 11. Miller of Williamsport miss Comly of Elimsport miss Henrietta Oaks miss m. Mckee of Watsontown mrs. Thomas Painter of Williamsport or. And mrs. Hiram Antrim of Wyoming. St. Peters m. E. Church. Work at St. Peters m. E. Church South Danville is progressing rapidly and in a few weeks the remodelling will he completed. It is expected that everything we ill he finished by the first of next month. The Church is a Busy place As bricklayers carpenters mid painters Are getting their parts Well along and Are doing their utmost to have the improvements finished by the end of july. A new Vestibule is being built to the front of the Church which will give room for a double stairway to the basement. This is being converted into a sunday school room. Partitions and seats Are now being placed in the basement and it will be ready for occupancy Oil sunday next. The Church services will he held there until the auditorium is remodeler. New windows of stained Glass new pews a new carpet re papering and painting Are the improvements for the Church upstairs. There will also lie new pulpit furniture. This will give the congregation of St. Peters a Beautiful sunday school room entirely separated from the main part of the Church. The pastor. Rev. J. Allen and the members of the Church Are deserving of commendation for their Earnest work in bringing about these . A big picnic of red men. Mahoning tribe improved order of red men is preparing fora big picnic at Hunters Park on labor Day. Invitations Are being sent out to the tribes of the surrounding towns and Many braves Are expected to he among the Pines with the Danville Brothers. The committee is arranging a program that will provide plenty of fun fore very Hody. There will he athletic sports such As races and other contests. Dancing in the afternoon and evening will also he a feature of this great Day. Other events Are being planned that will add to the pleasure of the Outing. The committee believes in making an Early Start so that there will he plenty of time to get All the details in shape and to Send out the invitations to come to Danville on labor Day. Philip m Oser seriously 111. Philip s Moser formerly proprietor of the Heddens House this City who now conducts a hotel at new Columbia is reported seriously was a gala hat Danville a fourth of july Celebration we As one of the greatest events in the history of the City. The weather was line and every part of the Days program we As carried out most successfully. Thousands of visitors were Here and All we Ore highly pleased with the Celebration Anil with Tho hospitality shown them by the people of Danville. The morning was taken up with the arrival of the visiting organizations. At one of clock the formation of the Parade began on Mill and Market streets at the court House. At 1 80 chief marshal Hwy Isfort gave the order to move Anil the signal was Given by firing the Cannon of Goodrich Post no. 22, g. A. The Parade was one of the let Cost Ever seen in this City Anil it was formed in this order police chief marshal colonel j. Sweisfort aides major c. P. Gearhart Captain e. Seidel w. L. Sidler t. G. Vincent Catawissa baud company of twelfth regt n. G. P. Goodrich Post no. 22, g. A. Cannon drawn by Hoys from soldiers orphan schools p. O. S. Of a. Camps second divison marshal Ralph Kisuer aides Swartz Miller e. D. Peutz Stoesz baud Danville Friendship engine and Hose company no. 1 of Danville Engino and Hose Carriage first Ward juniors Bloomsburg band Friendship fire company no. 1 of Bloomsburg Milton band Milton fire company of Milton Washington drum corps Washington Hose company no. 2 of Danville Hose Carriage Farmer band of Stonetown Rescue Hose company no. 2 of blooms Hurt dark town brigade and baud float of Golden link Temple no. 122, ladies of the Golden Eagle third division marshal John l. Evans a ides r. B. Pursel John j. Mccloud James t. Magi 11 East Danville band Americus Hose company of Sunbury dauntless fire company of Selius Grovo Northumberland fire company no. 1 of Northumberland East Sunbury Hose company of san Bury. Reliance Hose company of Berwick Hose Carriage Sunbury drum corps Washington fire company of Sunbury Friendship fire company of Sunbury Continental Hose company no. 3 of Danville Shamokin band West end fire company of Shamokin Rescue fire company of Shamokin Good will Hose company no. 4 of Danville Farmer band members of citizens come Vittoe the line of March was East on Market Street to Nassau to front to Mill to Bloom to Pine to Center to Mill to Market counter March on Mill Street where it was dismissed. The streets we Ere crowded with people along the entire route and Tojo in line were greeted with cheers. After the Parade a firemen a picnic was held a Hunters Park which was attended by fully two thousand persons. The athletic events had to be postponed because the grounds were too wet from the rain of thursday. This picnic was arranged and conducted by the Continental Hose company no. 3 of this City. There was also a big time at Dewitt spark at the picnic of the South Danville Camp of the patriotic order sons of America. The attendance was very Large Anil an enjoyable fourth was spent in the tool Woods of the Park. In the evening the big display of fire works was set off from the cinder tip Between the Reading Iron works and Mahoning Street. There were a number of Fine set pieces and the whole display was greatly enjoyed by the big crowd. This ended the Celebration and everybody was Happy Over the Day and its pleasures. The prohibition convention. T. W. Mills chairman of the prohibition county committee has issued a Call for the county convention which we ill he held in the court House at 10 80 of clock saturday morning. Candidates will he named for the fall election congressional Assembly and county offices. Chairman Mills requests that All supporters of prohibition he present at the convention. There is a prohibition state ticket in the Field headed by Silas c. Swallow. He has Many adherents who think that lie will poll even a larger vote for governor than when lie ran for state treasurer. The party intends making an aggressive and Earnest Campaign for its principles Ami candidates. Bloomsburg Aud a Kohl timers Quot tomorrow. Tomorrow afternoon Tho Bloomsburg base ballasts will meet the a old timers at Dewitt spark. The Danville team we ill go on the Field in this order Hummer Catcher Maley Pitcher Davis first base Yerrick second base Bingham third base Llo fuer shortstop Ammerman right Field Shannon Centre Field gosh left Field. Big hair played third for Springfield in the game of tuesday encouraged a soon the mists and Clouds of history will hide from sight the glorious deeds and great sacrifices that Are still fresh in our memories. A a we believe that we should keep forever burning the Vestal fire of love of country and preserve in the most imperishable manner that patriotism which prompted our citizen soldiers to risk health happiness and life that we and our posterity might enjoy the blessings of an undivided nation. A with purely this end in View to encourage patriotism Reward loyalty and preserve sacred memories we hereby agree to erect a Monument to he dedicated to the soldiers of Montour county who offered their lives in defense of the Union and will the sums herein the above is the heading in Hooks now being presented to citizens by the committee on the soldiers Monument. The object should Appeal to every patriotic heart and the response should he Liberal. When the nation was imperilled and men were needed to Defond the Flag no town or county in this Commonwealth responded More promptly than Danville and Montour. The people Are proud of the county Aud proud of the records of those who went Forth Many of w Hom sleep a unknown Graves. Other towns in this part of Tho state have monuments in Honor of their heroic dead. It should not be said that Montour thinks less of its Brave ones. The Monument should lie erected by voluntary subscriptions Anil the people should take an interest in this matter. The committee has already met with much encouragement. Some Liberal contributions have been made and every person in the county Anil town should do something for this most worthy object. Damage by heavy storms. The Thunder storms of saturday and sunday did considerable damage throughout this Section. In this City on saturday afternoon Leonora Belles Cook at l. Titelis hotel was shocked twice by the water pipe which we As heavily charged with electricity. She received the Force of the Shock in both arms As she turned on the water. Her injuries were not serious and no damage was done to the Kitchen. At Berwick saturday evening lightning struck a Telegraph wire Anil ran into the d. L. A a w. Freight station setting it on fire. The goods were hurriedly removed and the building was saved by the firemen. There was not much damage Lone and it will soon lie repaired. The fire broke out under the roof Anil was soon extinguished by the fire department. During tin same storm lightning struck the barn of a Farmer named Heimel in Cleveland township Columbia county and it was totally destroyed by lire. The heavy downpour of rain caused numerous washouts along the railroads there was one on the d. L amp w. Between this City and Northumberland. Several were also re it sorted from up the Road. Both storms were heavy and the lightning was very Sharp and frequent. Hurt while celebrating. Thomas Pritchard and his brother John of lower Mulberry Street were both injured on the fourth of july by Blank cartridges. Thomas had the Palm of his left hand severely burned Anil John was Hurt in the hip. Neither of them Are serious hut both wounds Are very painful. Harry Weidman had his right Cheek and Eye injured by the stick of a rocket while walking on Mill Street on the afternoon of the fourth. A daughter of John Mintzer of Short Street was burned about the Chin and Mouth Friday by the explosion of a lire Cracker. James Jacobs a son of George Jacobs was struck in the left Eye by an exploding fire Cracker Friday afternoon Aud was badly burned. Free baggage Transfer. The Philadelphia amp Reading railway announces that to accommodate tin patrons of their special Low rate ten Day seashore excursions july 10, 24, aug. 7 and 21st, aran Gemuts have been made whereby passengers for Atlantic City will on payment of ten cents in addition to the special excursion rate at time of purchasing tickets be entitled to the free Transfer through Philadelphia of one piece of baggage in each direction. This affords Atlantic City excursion lists who desire to spend any time in Philadelphia for business or pleasure an Opportunity to do so unhampered with baggage by checking same through to destination. Spent an enjoyable afternoon. A party was Given at the Home of e. L. Ranck 230 Vine Street monday afternoon in Honor of his sons Paul and Reeser Ranck refreshments wore served and All spent a most enjoyable time. Those present were Mary Hurley Stella Sadie and Laura Ranck Margaret Lovett Road Schramm Edgar Jay and Raymond Sinton Joseph and William Schramm Howard Eggert Janies Magill Freil and Porter Hurley Chester Ranck Porter Anil Lee Ranck. 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 of ail kinds and desc option is p get our prices before you place your orders. Grand army Encampment the members of Goodrich Post no. 22, g. A. R., Are discussing the ques Tiou of having another Encampment this summer and action will probably be taken at the next regular meeting. There is no doubt that the Camp would be visitor by Many people and that the Post would have the co operation of the people. A military assemblage is always a Delight. This is evidenced by the thousands who will go to Gettysburg next week to see the National guard in division array. The heart of every Pennsylvania Patriot will beat stronger at the thought of the citizen soldiery of the Keystone state gathered on the Field whore so Many Brave men fell. Gettysburg was the Only real Battle of the civil War fought of Pennsylvania soil hut it was one of the greatest the world Ever knew. Pennsylvania gave Noble men to meet that invasion of its soil. Rey nolds lost his life that the Union might live. Hancock the Superb fought valiantly Aud suffered a serious wound tint won a glory that can never to dimmed. The great Battle was directed by Meade who placed the vast army of the North in the position that won the contest. The Reading of those Days causes the heart to thrill Aud it is this in Uati worship of martial deeds that rouses the interest of the people when Drums beat when the bogies give Forth their Calls and when it Anas tents arc spread Over a fair Field with the stars and stripes floating on High. Goodrich Post is composed of men who fought bravely and Well not Only of the Field of Gettysburg hut wherever duty called from a til to 15. If the Encampment at Gettysburg Cau evoke Sulci widespread interest it is Plain that an Encampment by the local grand army men will surely draw big crowds. The old veterans will be delighted to live once More within tents to gather about the Camp fire and Tell of glorious deeds in defense of the Flag Aud National Unity. Last year the Camp was held at Dewitt spark for two weeks beginning july 25tli. There was considerable Rainy weather hut despite this drawback it was a Success. This year the veterans Are of the opinion that the rain has come Early in Tho summer Aud Hope for a fair weather when they once More meet in be no Damp meeting the directors of the Mountain Grove Camp mooting association have decided to hold no Caine meeting this year As there have not been a sufficient number of tents engaged to warrant the expense of the usual meeting. This will be a disappointment to May methodists who go to Mountain Grove a usually. A methodist Day will be held on the Caine meeting ground some time next month but the exact Date Hasiot been decided upon yet. This is to be a big rally Aud a Large crowd is looked for. Special trains we ill be arranged and every Effort will be made to have a great religious gathering on that Day. Oon ferries to meet Here. The Republican conferees of the sixteenth congressional District will meet in this City next tuesday to name the candidates for the Short term made vacant by the death of Hon. Rufus k. Polk and for the Long term. Tho meeting will be held at the Montour House. There will be Oon ferries present from Montour Columbia Sullivan Aud Northumberland counties. Hon. James poster of this City Lias the endorsement of this county. Bloomsburg base Ball club. The Bloomsburg base Ball club which will play at Dewitt spark Friday after you with the a old timers Quot is made up As follows Mchenry Catcher Lyons Aud Shaffer pitchers Beagle first base Reighard second base Miller third base Coffman shortstop Hummel left Field Price Centre Field with the extra Pitcher in the right Field. Death of an infant. Mary Elizabeth Ross aged three Mouths daughter of or. And mrs. John Ross died yesterday morning at the Home of her parents Nicholas Avenue. The funeral will he held this afternoon at two of clock Aud the ser vice will he conducted by Rev. G. E. Limbert pastor of Shiloh reformed Church. Interment in the presbyterian cemetery. Trinity lutheran picnic. The annual picnic of the Trinity lutheran sunday school will he held at Dewitt spark 011 wednesday july 10. These Are always enjoyable occasions and this one will he largely attended. Students enjoy a Hack ride. The students of professor a. B. Russells business College enjoyed a Hack ride to Washingtonville yesterday afternoon where they were entertained at the Home of miss Mary Hendershott those in the party were misses Ger Trade Meyers Jennie Vanhorn Mae Jones Rose Byerly Grace Ware Grace Morris messes. William Dougherty Hugli Bennett Harry Hixson professor Aud mrs. A. B. Russell. Rain stopped the game. A tie game was played yesterday afternoon by the new timers and the boys from the Flats. The score was �1 to t and was called of account of the rain. Wetzel and Davis did the pitching and catching for the new timers while the opposition Battery was Grimes Aud Reedy
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