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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - July 12, 1900, Danville, PennsylvaniaHome paper. A for lie Home the circulation of this paper is increasing rapidly. It will you to advertise in the american. Subscriptions per year do. Irving ii. Jennings dentist. Office hours 9 .4. .1/. To 11 .1/. 10i Ifill St., 1 t. To 1 t in. Danville l n. State Library. Shultz m. D. 425 Mill St., Danville in a. Diseases of the stomach and intestines a specially l h. W. In. office 218 Street. Teeth extracted without pain. Frown and Bridge work a specially. Equipped with the latest and most improved instrument a and prepared to execute the most diff cult work. Or. H. Reynolds formerly of Catawissa. Dentist. Office opposite Boston store Danville a dentistry in All its branches. Charge moderate and All work guaranteed. Established 1892. S. Circus next monday. Blackberries Are ripening. Taxes for 1900 Are now being collected. Six prisoners a e at present confined in the county jail. Done to get excited keep Cool especially during july if you possibly can. Done to forget Andrew Downies performing dog and Pony show next monday july 10th. Mrs. Eugene Moyer is seriously ill at her Home on Enn Street. The fund of seventy five thousand dollars for Bucknell University of which d. Rockafeller gives fifteen thousand was completed june 30th. Of the amount thirty three thousand has been paid in. One half of the school vacation is almost gone. Justice Bare is unable to be at Bis office on account of trouble with one of his limbs. Mark Hess is erecting a Frame dwelling on Avenue of Riverside. An ice Cream festival will be held at Straubi a Church frosty Valley on saturday evening. Music will be furnished by the Buckhorn band. July has been keeping up the disaster record with terrible effectiveness. The lutheran congregation at is its Church building and on the site will erect a �?~�?~0tu00 Structure. The Large Organ in Christ episcopal Church has been tuned and repaired during the past few Days. One of the most delightful and popular camping grounds in this Section of the state is a the Willows on col. Eck Many a farm at the Mouth of roaring Creek. There Are often several parties there at the same time. There is a disposition on both sides to have a Short and Sharp Campaign. On Friday july 13, the Mahoning Church and sunday school will hold their annual picnic at Dewitt spark. Jonathan r. Davis of Kingston who is a candidate for the office of prothonotary of Luzerne county is a native of thin City. Several of the Large Industrial establishments in this City resumed operations monday morning after a shut Down for the fourth of july week. The excursion Rush to All summer resorts is on in Earnest and will be very heavy until the Middle of August. The streets were unusually quiet and orderly on saturday night considering that it was a Day night. The rain storm that struck this City saturday afternoon greatly interfered with the usual saturday evening . On Friday july 20, St. Paul s sunday school will picnic at Dewitt spark. The salvation army realized $23 by the children a International entertainment Given monday evening. Gomer Thomas is removing his Stock Back into the recently remodeler Cross Block on Mill Street. Asparagus ice Cream is a late Novelty. All the station agents in the employ of the Philadelphia and Reading railway company Are now obliged to Wear u uniforms. The Cherry crop is nearly Over and is conceded to have been the biggest for years past. In several parts of the City Cross snapping dogs Are running at Large the owners should take care of their pets that in their playfulness they May not do serious injury to pedestrians. Valentine the 11-years-old son of mrs. Caroline Kmiecinski is slowly recovering from a severe attack of appendicitis. The first Pennsylvania Railroad excursion to Atlantic City for the season is announced for thursday july 19th. If the weather is favourable a number of our Young people will hold a dance at Dewitt spark tomorrow evening. The Montour amp Columbia Telephone company have begun their line from Bloomsburg to Millville. Over Twenty telephones a subscribed for Between Here and Bloomsburg and a number at Rohrsburg to where the line will be extended at Tablet. A this coi \ try will never be entirely free until it supplies All of its own demands Iii its own vol. Lam 2�s. Danville pa., thursday july 12. 1000. Established in very i. So said Trio finance committee at Friday night s meeting. A regular meeting of the Borough Council was held Friday night with the following members present president Kemmer Goldsmith Jones. Fetterman Vastine Herman Sechler Lauer and Brant. Or. Goldsmith of the finance committee reported that the Borough was in a deplorable condition financially and that there was not a sufficient amount of Money with which to the wages of the Street labourers which Are due today. It was voted that the crossing at the Alley joining Bloom Street at Grove presbyterian Church be repaired. It was decided that the ordinance and police committees inspect the Trees on West Market and Mulberry streets and order those which interfere with the Street lights trimmed. It was voted that the Secretary be Given his annual vacation of two weeks. The following Bills were read and ordered paid As soon As possible. Borough department. Street work. Regular employees. S. Waite. A. 11. Grone. Joseph Lechner. J. K. Wallize. I. L. Amp w. Railroad. S. A. Mccoy. Standard electric Light co. Standard Gas co. Board of health. Joseph d. Hahn. Water department. Regular employees. S. A. Mccoy. Curry amp Yunnan. D. 1 a w. Railroad. Adams express co. A. Ii. Grone. A. Amesbury. U. S. Express co. Standard Gas co. .$115.97. 82.50. .50. 2.35. 1.90. 2.25. .35. 2.00. 4 g .53. 2.00. 15.75 .$340.29. 20.00. 5.00. .25. 1.35. 20.72. 95 15. .25. 5.20mysterious Case James Mill first he was reported dead and later badly injured. The Case of James Murray who was on saturday night reported killed and later As being seriously injured while attempting to alight from a freight train at Addison n. Y., is very mystifying. The Man who informed mrs. Murray of her husband s death saturday evening neglected to give his name and in her excitement mrs. Murray neglected to ask who he was. Lie did however state that lie had left this City for Addison in company with Murray. On sunday it will he remembered that mrs. Murray received a Telegram from Addison signed by her husband in which he stated that he would write the following Day. Since then she has received no word and is rather inclined to believe that the first report was the Correct one. Mrs. Murray yesterday wrote to the chief of police of Addison a eking information As to what has become of her husband. Two charged personal presented with regalia and badge. The Mahoning tribe improved order of red men held a very pleasant social at their Hall in the Lyon building last evening. At that time William a ten of this City the past great Sachem of the state was presented with a very handsome regalia. The presentation speech was made by George ii. Smith who himself presented or. Aten with a Beautiful great Sachem badge. Or. Aten responded with a Short speech. The members of the order and their wives were present and i Joyed the social event. Phonograph music formed a part of the evenings entertainment and refreshments were served. Good sermons and excellent music. Sunday was a great Day for the congregation of Saint Vii withstanding the intent ii the Large edifice was filled both morning an i evening. The Serin oils bar. were powerful and est a Ciali into naming was the evening subject a Marlin Luther the Prophet of the prof. J. Fred w. Of a thle hem presided at the Organ both morning and evening. This is the first Lime this celebrated organist has Ever been heard in this City and his work was an enjoyable part of the services of the Day. For the morning Otler tory prof. Wolie played an a andante Cantabile by Widor. In the evening lie played several of the old lutheran Chorals As arranged by Bach. It is probably the first time these selections have Ever been Given in this City. The prelude in g by Bach was masterly rendered. The wonderful pedal work and the shades in the andante movement seemed perfect. The aria in a minor was also Well Given. Prof. Wolles playing of the various hymns was truly sympathetic and it seemed As though the full strength of every voice in the choir was brought out. The last hymn a a mighty fortress is our god a the Well known lutheran hymn was played and Sung in a soul stirring manner. The choir was ably assisted at the evening service by or. And mrs. Irvin Yunnan of Coatesville who rendered a pleasing duet. Or. Yunnan also Sang a Beautiful Solo. Reformed Church reunion. The members of the reformed Church of Central Pennsylvania and their friends will hold their fourth annual reunion at Clements Park Sunbury thursday july 20. Or. N. Cheller state superintendent of Public instruction and Rev. G. A. Richards of the Lancaster theological Seminary will deliver addresses. Clement Park is a delightful place for a reunion of this kind and All suitable arrangements Are being made for the accommodation of those who come. Excursion rates on All railroads. Republican county convention. New switchboard is necessary. On account of the increased number of a phones which have been placed in this City during the past few weeks a new switch Board will be necessary in the Exchange of the Montour amp Columbia company this City. The new Board arrived a few Days ago. Together with one Hundred new a phones a a phone will today be placed in the Lackawanna Railroad station by the Montour so Columbia company. Or. Rogers goes to a Hospital. Richard Rogers living near Indian run Park accompanied by Bis brother Thomas left yesterday for Philadelphia. The former it will be remembered had one of his feet badly burned at the Reading Iron works sometime ago. The wound has since healed but several particles of crushed Bone were not removed. He will enter the German Hospital where these will be taken out by the Aid of an a rays machine. Both were fined. Joseph Beckman of this City and Saul Stewart of Sunbury who were arrested by chief of police Mincemoyer tuesday night were both Given a hearing before Justice Hunter yesterday. Stewart was fined $9, the charges being disorderly conduct and drunkenness and Beckman was charged with drunkenness Only Ami was fined $4. The time for the Republican county convention has been fixed for saturday july 28th. The primaries will be held Friday july 27th. Accompanied patients to Retreat. Mrs. Miller miss Garrison miss Farrell miss Curry miss Haney messes. 11. Goodman James Mackin Davenport and Williams of the Retreat Hospital came to this City yesterday and accompanied the insane from the local Hospital to the former institution. A Novelty social. At the new dwelling of Benjamin som Mons no. 1, rough and ready Street on saturday evening july 14, a Novelty fair will be held for the Benefit of the United evangelical Church. All Are cordially invited. First Baptist Church excursion. The first Baptist Church will hold an excursion to red Point via the canal this evening. The boat will leave the Mill Street wharf at 8 of clock. Directors and teachers meet. A joint meeting of the school Board and the recently elected teachers was held tuesday with the following directors present president Fischer Orth Curry Lunger Barber Burger Black Werkheiser Harpel and Green sixteen of the teachers were also present. The list of recommended books was read. The teachers then gave their opinions As to the Quality of the various books also concerning tiie vertical system of writing. The following books were adopted 90 red ways International geographies 84 Redway a elementary geographies 200 Rice a rational spelling books42 Wentworth a arithmetic 72 Reed it Kellogg a graded lessons in English. A change was proposed in the vertical system of writing now in use in the schools of this City this together with the recommendation for 200 Stowells primers of health was Laid Over. The meeting then adjourned until tuesday evening july 24. Constable acor makes important arrests in Anthony township. Two important arrests were made by Constable j. S. Acor of Anthony township late monday night and tuesday afternoon. For sometime past considerable thieving has been going on among the Farmers in that Vicinity and on sunday Nimit Ephraim Murray was the victim of a dastardly piece of work. Or. Murray last week purchased a handsome new Binder which was left standing nights near his barn. On monday morning the Iron truck which was used to haul the Binder from place to place was missing. It was Learned that two men were seen driving with the truck in a Spring Wagon toward me Owensville. Or. Murray drove to that place and found the truck which had been broken to pieces on a scrap pile. He also gained sufficient evidence to cause the arrest of Harry Robbins aged about 35, and Harry Shipe aged about i both of whom live in Anthony township. The men plead guilty and were committed to the county jail by Justice Ellis. Robbins was brought Here late monday night and Shipe tuesday. On tie Way to this City Shipe informed Constable acor that lie and Robbins were responsible for numerous other Petty thievery cases which have occurred in that locality recently. Making Way for new machinery. The position of the dynamos and machinery at the Standard electric company a Plant is being entirely changed to make room for the new engine and dynamos which have arrived and will shortly be in use. The arc Light dynamos which have heretofore been located from the East to the West extremities of the building have been turned so that they now run Ortli and South of the building. It is intended to place All the dynamos in this position and the foundations for them Are being constructed. The new machinery will consist of a new 125 arc Light Dynamo and a 1,500 incandescent Light Dynamo. The new engine of 300 horse Power is already in position and the big Fly wheel is now being constructed. It will probably take some weeks to Transfer the remainder of tie machinery and to put the new machinery in operation. William Henrie passes away. William Henrie for Many years a resident of Danville died at his Home 301 upper Mulberry Street on saturday afternoon shortly after 3 of clock. He had not been in Good health for the past six months and for several weeks prior to his death he had been confined to his bed. His death was due to complication of diseases. A wife one daughter mrs. John g. Jenkins of Alexandria Indiana and three sons David of Edwards Dale John and Fred of this City survive. For forty years the deceased resided in Danville. At one time he was engaged in the mining business but later years he had charge of the maus Quarry. Saturday s terrific storm. The terrific wind and rain storm which broke Over this City on saturday afternoon caused considerable damage. At the Bessemer steel Plant the roof Over the new soaking pit was blown of Ami the Root was blown from the scale House at Shepperson a Coal Yard. A number of Trees about town were blown Down and at Castle Grove the wind played havoc with the Shade Trees. The wires of the Standard electric company suffered from the storm As did also the lines of the Montour it Columbia Telephone company in Aud Vicinity. Wait for the big show. Andrew Downes performing dog and Pony show will exhibit in this City on monday july 16. The Only big popular Price show coming this season. They claim to present More distinguished features startling specialities More new novelties mimicking monkeys trained horses educated donkeys performing ponies Learned goats somersault dogs daring athletes and tumblers Ami a great aggregation of Aerial artists. Two performances daily. Doors open at 1 and 7 of clock. Will remove a switch engine. On account of the blowing out of the blast Furnace which will occur on sunday together with the shutting Down of some of the other industries of this City for an indefinite period Lackawanna switch engine no. 52, will be taken from this City i my located in Kingston. What will be done with the engine Crew has not vet been determined. In Honor of her guests. Miss Gertrude Kase entertained at her Home in South Danville saturday evening in Honor of her guests miss 1 Morgan and or. Harvey Bennett of Binghamton n. The following were present miss Ella Yastine miss Lizzie Yastine miss West miss Robison messes. R. V. West William y. Oglesby esq., and Charles Lyon. The thirteenth annual. The thirteenth annual reunion of the Susquehanna District association k. G. E. Will be held at Milton on labor Day sept. 3,1900. The District includes Many cities and towns in Central penna., and the gathering this year already promises to eclipse All former occasions. Judge Divel meets with an Accident. Associate judge Henry Divel met with a quite painful Accident at Bis meat Market on saturday evening. A Butcher knife which had been left standing Point downward on a meat Block fell striking him on the right hand and Cut Ting a Gash several inches Long. Or. Paules dressed the wound. Miss Benfield will play. Miss Lillian Benfield a graduate of the Pennsylvania Institute for the Blind Philadelphia Aud an accomplished musician will preside at the Organ of Saint Paul a m. E. Church next sunday morning. Miss Benfield is the guest of miss Lizzie Ritter Railroad Street. A six of clock dinner. Mrs. T. W. Clay ton of South Danville entertained at a six of clock dinner last evening. Those present were misses Malinda and e Lith Cleaver and or. John w. Clayton of Philadelphia miss Gertrude Morgan of Binghamton a. Misses Cora and Gertrude Kase of South Danville. Will address the attendants. Or. And mrs. G. R. Trowbridge of Buffalo Are the guests of or. And mrs. 11. B. Meredith at the state Hospital. Or. Trowbridge was formerly connected with the Hospital in this City and will make the address at the attendants commencement this evening. Married in Baltimore. In Baltimore on june 2ti, occurred the marriage of William e. Van Kirk son of or. And mrs. S. R. Yan Kirk of Cooper Street this City to Alice m. Whipple of . Brief mention of the movements of your friends and acquaintances. Mrs. William Pierce returned to Lew is tire yesterday after a visit with relatives in this City. Or. And mrs. Harry Grimm and son William and miss Leah Early of Reading Are the guests of miss Amelia held Bloom Street. Mrs. James Murray returned yesterday from a weeks visit in Wilkes Barre. E. Geyer esq., of Catawissa was in this City yesterday. Mrs. Rebecca Fry of Mausdale was a guest yesterday at the Home of a. Ii. Fry Centre Street. Mrs. Kate Bausch returned from a visit with relatives in Tam qua yesterday. E. J. Coxey of Sunbury was a visitor in this City yesterday. Mrs. E. S. Gearhart and children and mrs. Crevling left yesterday for a visit in Espy. Misses s. M., and Kate Theis and master Stanley Theis of Wilkes Barre arrived in this City yesterday for a visit the guests of mrs. Ii. Schram. Miss Louise Shaner of Shamokin is the guest of miss Minta Shultz on Mill Street. Charles Mccormick was in Quot Sunbury yesterday. Or. And mrs. J. Mark lev White returned to Norristown yesterday after a visit with relatives in this City. Or. And mrs. Alfred Forney Are visiting relatives in Jersey Shore. Or. J. E. Mccuaig accompanied the patients which were removed from the local hos ital to Retreat yesterday. A. D. Knapp of Williamsport was in this City on business yesterday. Thomas Murray spent yesterday with friends in Williamsport. Miss Myrtle Smith of Horseheads n. Y., arrived in this City Friday for a visit the guest of her Cousin miss Nellie Geringer. Or. Harvey be Linett of Binghamton n. Y.,is a guest at the Home of Harrison Kase South Danville. Prof. J. Fred Wolle and wife of Bethlehem Are the guests of his brother h. Wolle West Market Street. John g. Jenkins and children of Alexandria Indiana and David Henrie of Edward so ale Are in this City having ing been called Here by the death of the late William Henrie. Mrs. Ii. Laubach and son Frank of Berwick spent saturday at the Home of Henry Jones West Mahoning Street. Robert Mcclure returned to Baltimore saturday after a visit with relatives in South Danville and this City. Samuel Yorks of new yet a re arrived in this City saturday to spend his vacation with his parents or. And mrs. S. A. Yorks. Robert y. Gearhart of Philadelphia is visiting his parents or. And mrs. 1�. R. Gearhart. Samuel Johnson of new York is spending his vacation with his Mother mrs. Anna Johnson Walnut Street. Mrs. Warren Stouck and daughter Helen of Williamsport Are guests at the Home of j. B. Mccoy West Market Street. Mrs. Edward pent and miss Lucinda leighow visited Bloomsburg friends sunday. Mrs. John Lane and daughter of Kimerer Wyoming Are visiting relatives in this City. Or. Edward Davis of Berwick spent sunday with his parents in this City. Or. And mrs. Fred 1.etcher and three children of Wilkes Barre Are guests at the Home of Joseph l. Shannon Riverside. Prof. Richard Wetherill left thursday for Eagle Mere where he w ill play Dur ing the summer. F. Pursel Angle is visiting in Pittsburg Canton Ohio and Chicago. Grant Rockafellow and family of Philadelphia Are visiting at the Home of or. Rockafellow a parents or. And mrs a. Rockafellow Bloom Street. Mrs. John Henderson of Williamsport is visiting her sister mrs. Alex. Foster Bloom Street. Miss Mary Williams has returned to her Home in Plymouth after a pleasant visit in this City the guest of miss Anna Diehl Yine Street. Mrs. William Heimbach of Williamsport is visiting her son George canal Street. Miss Helen Connor of Bloomsburg is a guest at the Home of Daniel Connor ferry Street. Mrs. John Clemens of Pottsville is visiting her Mother mrs. Sheriff East Market Street. Mrs. Annie lain of new York is the guest of her Niece miss Hattie Siming ton East Market Street. The misses Clemens of Pottsville Are guests of mrs. J. W. Sheriff East Market Street. Or. John m. Cook of Philadelphia is visiting his aunt mrs. John m. Sechler 308 ferry Street. Prof. Lewis am Merman and wife of Wilkes Barre Are the guests of mrs. Patterson Johnson East Market Street. Miss Laura Carodisky of Sunbury is visiting miss Elsie Carodisky on upper Mulberry Street. Miss Malinda Cleaver of Philadelphia is visiting relatives and friends in this City. There Are 3,490 Between the Ages of sixteen and Twenty one. The clerk in the county commissioners office has completed transcribing the registration of school children Between the Ages of 10 and 21, which gives some very interesting statistics. Montour county has 3,490 school children of these 1,703 Are females and 1,727 males. The third Ward of this City has the largest enrolment of children the number being 485. The smallest District is the Pine Grove Independent District which has but 1.3 children enrolled. Following is the enrolment of the various townships and districts Anthony. 230 Cooper. Io9 Danville first Ward. 403 Danville second Ward. 380 Danville third Ward. 485 Danville fourth Ward. 370 Derry. 203 West Hemlock. 127 Liberty. 278 Limestone. 171 Mahoning. 247 Mayberry. $4 Pine Grove Independent 13 Valley. 205 Washingtonville. 05 total. 3,490 in the four wards of this City there Are 1,098 school children. Charles Metier an alternate. Charles g. Metier a graduate of the Danville High school has been appointed by adjutant general Corbin an alternate for a Cadetship in the United states military Academy at West Point and has at the same time distinguished himself at Columbia College new York City where he is at present a student. Or. Metier has just completed his freshman year at Columbia and out of a class of sixty nine members he won an unconditional scholarship at that institution. The Young Man is a son of Philip Metier of Kline Grove and a Nephew of major c. P. Gearhart of Riverside. He has Many friends and acquaintances in this City he having attended the High school Here for several years. He graduated with the class of 1898 and was one of tie Honor men of that class. Death of a civil War Veteran. Matthew Jones a Veteran of the Ujj War and for forty years a resident of this City died at his Home Foo East Market Street about 5 of clock 3�?Tuesday morning. While serving in the army or. Jones was injured by the falling of a shed. From this injury he never fully recovered and his death was a direct result. He is survived by a wife one daughter mrs Charles Henrie and two sons James and William All of this City. The deceased was born in England �4 years ago and when the civil War broke out he was one of the first to enlist from this City and went to the front with the Columbia guards. Later he enlisted in the 187th p. I. Excellent entertainment. The children a International entertainment in the opera House monday night was witnessed by Between 31 0 and 400 people and was satisfactory in every particular. The children Al took their parts in a Praise worthy manner and thirteen countries were Well represented. The following out of town officers were present Lieut. Jones Bloomsburg capt. Sinn and Lieut. Montgomery Milton capt. Baer and Cadet Hoffman Sunbury. The proceeds of the entertainment will enable Ensign and mrs. Heift to take their Well deserved vacation and they will leave on monday to be absent three weeks. Principal for Riverside school. At a meeting of the Riverside school Board held monday evening a principal was elected for the grammar school. The following directors were present John Farley Dennis Murphy Elmer Fowler Eli Hoover and Jerry Knorr. For the principalship there were three applicants and the first ballot resulted in the election of e. W. Coxe of this City a graduate of the Bloomsburg Normal school. The vote stood 4 to 1. Or. Cox is now an agent for the metropolitan life insurance company and will continue so until sept. 1. At a previous meeting of the Board miss Alice Gearhart was re elected teacher of the primary school. Issued a Camp order. In View of the fact that the guard will go into Camp on August 4,at it. Gretna colonel Clement has issued an order relative thereto lie directs that the company baggage on the ambulance be loaded on july 30 for shipment in Advance of the troops officers and men desiring lumber for floors and other purposes can order it through the quartermaster not later than july 10 and no standing Frame or Spring cots will he allowed but the following Are directions As to making a sleeping place two Sticks 0 feet 10 inches by two inches in diameter with Canvas having a hem on each Side deep enough to admit the carriers two eight Inch boards properly notched will carry the three cots. Officers and non commissioned Stair Are requested to use either military or Steamer trunks and to procure Camp furniture outfits Etc. 2list figures some very interesting ones concerning Montour county. The totals of the mercantile appraiser s list which have just been prepared by county commissioners clerk Peiler show the following interesting figures retail licenses. Anthony.$14.34 Hooper. 6.39 Derry. 21.07 Danville first Ward. 290.20 Danville second Ward. 72.47 Danville third Ward. 676.53 Danville fourth Ward. 14.81 Liberty. U_82 Limestone. 11.45 Mahoning. 11.67 Mayberry. 2.13 Vahey. 14.21 Washingtonville. 39.14 West Hemlock. 2.50 to Tal. $1188.73 the wholesale licenses amounted to $142.78 billiard and Pool licenses $120 opera House License $30 retail liquor licenses,$6,200wholesale liquor licenses $200 brewery a licenses $1,300 distillers License $100. Oiler personals on fourth Page. Wilkes Barre is after the state fair 1 this year or. Seidel s valuable Coin. Clarence Seidel clerk at the Heddens mansion House restaurant is the possessor of a valuable collection of coins. In this collection he has one of the Copper anti slavery pieces recently described in the Boston transcript As being dug up from a Field in the Middle West some weeks ago. The Coin is unmistakable and without doubt genuine. It reduces the value of the other and earlier discovery but opens on its own account an interesting reminder of the Ante Weilum events. The Coin bears the Date 1838, with a a Liberty in a Laurel Wreath on the face and the kneeling slave with her pathetic a am i not a woman and a sister a on its reverse Side. The condition of the Coin is perfect. It has been stated that but Twenty of these coins were Ever struck but this Story is of James d. Kase. A Telegram was received in this City tuesday announcing the death of James d. Kase which occurred at his Home in Greensboro n. C., on monday evening about 8 of clock. Death was due to typhoid fever. The deceased was born near Liiv a knt olt years of age. I it was a brother of the late Charles Kase of Rush township and a brother in Law of county Surveyor George w. West of this City. In 1890 he went to Greensboro where he was superintendent of a blast Furnace. He is survived by a wife Aud the following children mrs. Stockton Voorhees of Albany x. Mrs. Matthew Carrington of Bramwell West Eleanor Kase of Lynchburg a. Miss Mabel Kase of Greensboro Walter Kase of new York and Dewitt Kase of Greensboro. Training school graduates. We Are in receipt of an invitation to the commencement exercises of the training school for attendants which will be held in the amusement Hall of the state Hospital on thursday evening at 8 of clock the class which is composed of twelve members is the largest Ever graduated from the local Hospital. Following Are the names of the class members Susan a. Saylor Mary g. Woods Dalie Mclaughlin Chester i Saylor Charles e. Bahner Joseph k. Bird William l. Gelnett Norman t. Hall William e. Heller Ames , James e. Yingling James w. Zimmer new Flose Wagon about completed. The Washington Hose company has been notified that their new Hose Wagon which is being built at Seneca Falls n. Y., is about completed and will be shipped to this City the latter part of this week or the first of next week. Delightful excursion. The canal boat excursion Given by the ladies sewing Circle of Christ episcopal Church to Chulasky monday night was attended by about four Hundred people and two boats were used. Stoesz band accompanied the merry party Aud a delightful evening was spent. Prof. Wolle gives a recital. Prof. J. Fred Wolle of Bethlehem gave a Short Organ recital yesterday morning to a Small number of friends in the Mahoning presbyterian Church. An excellent program was Given which included the Well known a a Largo by Handel an a andante Cantabile and a a scherzo by Widor. Walter Drumheller of Shamokin Well known in this City a member of the University of Pennsylvania track team in a half mile running race with the athletes of England Scotland Aud Ireland at Stamford Bridge England last saturday won second place. He stood an excellent Chance for winning first place but was elbowed out of his course Byj. R. Desham the English runner with whom he was running neck and neck. The next race will be at Paris. The members of company f Are preparing for the annual Encampment which will be held at it. Gretna beginning with August 4 and continuing a week. All expense of the Encampment will be borne by the state. Each member of the guard will receive full during Encampment week. Job printing the office of the american being furnished with a Large assortment of Job letter and fancy Type and Job material generally the publisher announces to the Public that he is prepared at All times to execute in the neatest manner Job printing fall kinds and description. Jagt get our prices before placing your and at mod Day night s meeting of the school Board. At the regular meeting of the school Board monday night the following directors were present president Fischer Orth Lunger Burger Werk Heuer Oreen Harpel Fenstermacher Curry Black and Barber. The report of the treasurer was read showing a balance of $4,886.95 on hand. The building and repair committee reported a number of minor repairs needed in the various school buildings of the City. The report of the committee was adopted and it was voted to let All jobs amounting to Over $20, out at contract. The following bids for the supplying of no. 2 and no. 6 Coal for the schools were read a. Amesbury no. 2, $3.90 per ton no. 6, $2.75 k. J. Pegg no. 2, $3.87, no. 6, $2.75 j. H. Yorgy no. 2, $3.95, no. 6, $2.80 Samuel Mills no. 2, $3.89, no. 6, $2.75 Thomas Vincent no. 2, $3.60, no. 6, $2.60 Franklin Boyer no.�?T.2, $3.90, no. 6, $2.75. Or. Vincent being the lowest bidder the contract was awarded him and John Lunger was elected to weigh the Coal. Or. Barber to bought the present tuition fee of the schools too Small and thought that it should be raised. The matter was referred to the Transfer committee. Miss Margaret Madden was elected substitute teacher the vote being 7 ayes and 4 not voting. Miss Mary Williams was elected Supply teacher. The committee on teachers and certificates recommended an Advance of from $40 to $45 in the salaries of miss Gallagher of the senior secondary school of the miss Good All of the senior secondary of the third Ward. The recommendation was adopted by a vote of 11 to 1. Bills were ordered paid As follows Standard Gas co. $ .20 Irwin Hunter. 2.50 d. Williams. You c. P. Hancock. 1.25 Charles mottern.50 Montour Democrat. 1.50 interest and taxes on school Bonds. 219.00 Mooresburg items what the residents of that Lively Community Are doing. Frank 1 a Quot Quot a. Visiting his grandparents in this Vicinity w. V. Kerr has put a new roof on hit barn. Joseph Robinson who has been ill for sometime shows Little signs of improvement. Henry Vincent has the new addition to Liis barn Well under Way. Miss Mary James of Plymouth a spending a few Days Here with her sister mrs. B. James. Mrs. Williams has returned to this place and will again act As housekeeper for William Taylor. James Keiser is again driving for a. A Folk. John it. Savidge is spending a week with Sunbury relatives. William Stahl spent sunday Here with his parents. Quite a Large party of Young people from Milton and Vicinity held a picnic at old Liberty Furnace near Jonathan Nesbitt a a few Days ago. As refreshments were being served it started to rain and the party repaired to the barn of James Mcwilliams where the remainder of the Day was pleasantly spent about 150 were present. David Mauger is employed by p. H. Cotner near Mausdale and Oscar Richard and Peter Bailer Are working on the Vincent farm. The Beauty of tone the ease of action the velvety touch of the 1-Ester piano give it a value that no other instrument has although Many Cost More than the Lester does. Or. A. D. Nelson who represents the Lester piano co. In this Section and is located at the Montour House makes it easy for any one to the Low Price this instrument costs. Nellie Erdman a child residing with her parents near weigh Scales was found in a senseless condition tuesday night in the Kitchen. Doctors were summoned but in a Short time site died. It was later found that she had drank a bottle of laudanum in mistake for other Medicine. The attorneys in the Shamokin Council conspiracy Case have been notified by judge Isaac Johnson of Media to appear at Sunbury july 21 with their clients to Bear his decision whether to Grant a new trial or sentence the convicted men. It is noticed that the wheat and Rye crop in this Section will be about 50 per cent of what it was last year. Lack of Snow last Winter to cover and protect the crop and no warm Spring Rains Are set Down As the reasons for the failure. The Prospect of a Large peach crop in this Section was never better. The period during which the fruit is expected to drop from the Trees has passed. The june drop was not sufficient to relieve the Trees of the surplus fruit that ought to have fallen off. Won the potato race. Samuel Reliman of this City at the recent picnic of the Royal Arcanum at Lewisburg won first prize in the potato race a handsome fruit knife. Sunbury merchants May soon adopt the Early closing movement. ,

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