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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - July 13, 1905, Danville, PennsylvaniaHome paper for tie Homo the circulation a get plus paper is i reusing Rapi Illy. It will \ on advertise in the Amk Kincan. Subscriptions per year vol. 50 i 11�\ l nil in nmn a i v /. Rojice Llort h .1. .1/ to 1 m 1 r m to l a m this country will Lvi Rhi anti rely Fri Iii until it supplies All of its own dem Nus Iti i its own no is Danville. Pay a til Ursa Jln by 111, 1005. Established in 1855 p Shim. A i 4smiii m. Quot i t i Quot session. . In a to a Iii Cli to Ltd in test ims Pucci ult Ohio Letb dentist 21 s my a <1 w la Mitil p t Riwu Hiki a w a i Willi 111��?~ 1 a Anil incur ii pit pm. It i duos i spam lilt v a a i Ini Provod. or. 0. 11 Rayni los. Dentists 288 Mill St. Annville dentistry in nil it. Quot nun Hes. I Herfe int m ill w i Ell is in mtg s. Bathe freq of it i. Tieso Aro pit Nic Days. Any object Ion to such weather splendid Corn growing weather wanted agents and cot respondents in every town Ami Village to represent Well known publication address r h. Box 86, Harrisburg a. The Oarle closing movement is a Blessing to the clerks and after Long hours of confinement they appreciate it. The Sells amp Downs t urns will appear in Bloon big. July 27tli. Now the Busy Farmer tackles the held of Golden Grain As the Days begin to shorten the heat begins to grow More powerful. The West is Mill leading with the East to Send it Harvest hands hot the trouble is the Supply is Short. A few lockjaw victims Are already being reported in various parts of the country. A Large Force of carpet r. Are overhauling the Bridge Between Sunbury and Northumberland making it also lately Safe for trolley cars. Fast railway time is the Public demand notwithstanding accidents that occur occasionally the frequent showers Are making it difficult to gather in the crops. A muzzle ordinance should be in Force the year around where dogs Are let at Large lint particularly at this season when the beat Lark of water or proper attention make dogs Mote or Les vicious and Cross and often affects them with rabies. An Exchange wants to know what a week is. Well to a Man who is going to get married it s along time to the fellow Ului is going to be Bung it s a very Short time. To the Man who dont care a Continental its six work ing Days und one Holiday. It takes the Cuutler to w in in these Baty Days an i that is the reason we have so Many a Natl is the mail with a Cool place in the country is finding out Bow Many devoted friends be has. This is the time of the year when tue great american Moth Ball earns its salary. The has to Hing habit is Good for the overworked Man. It eases the Strain on Bis system the Man with a family of six girls to Semi to the seashore does no to feel that the Lias All the troubles in the world no matter dark things May look remember that there s Sunshine a co Iii Long. Portland cries out to the East to come ont and see the exposition. Of Coni get we would like to go the candidate v Are beginning to get Busy eve Fly City no lit to Timve it Public hath along the liver la i Danvila try the plan. A number of the Western states Are is pressed for to Kinau that Thuv will the transportation of men from the East mechanics of every class Are Busy Aud the Outlook fur steady work could hardly be better. Our soldiers on the Blondie s Field Are preparing to Nisei s to make Good in the event of future necessity according to the report of a Rand Secretary Robinson of the h. P. I. Elks the order now has 985 lodges with a membership of 2<mi,00, a of 50,000 Iii Emli is during the past year fifth five new Lodge were installed fluting the year the was it Teri Ifie storm it Milton n monday afternoon the wind lining i most of to Rnadle fury in he Thunder and lightning were tend Fie and the rainfall so heavy that the mrm to were turn d into livers. Many a Calais were to tried. Electric lights were also burned out causing my h Jan Juveni Nee the Litho Roger Homestead we St Mahoning Street is receiving a new coat of paint the color selected being steel with White trimming the win due Sash will be painted Black William Mottern is doing the work. We have been permitted to look Ove an Advance copy of the a history of a tic first in Lialiou six months volunteers and 187th Keri intent Pennsylvania Volunteer infantry six months and three years service civil War compiled by James m. Gibbs vice president survivors association 1st regiment p. V i.,who during a few Days past has been sojourning in ids old Home Danville. Although a history of a Large regiment it is nevertheless especially interesting to Danville people As company 3, under Joseph f Kamsey was made up nearly wholly of Danville men. A part of company a under Captain George g. Lovett and a part of company f under Captain John e. Riley were also made up of Danville men. Typographically and in Point of style and arrangement tin Book is All that could be desired and our former townsman has shown him Geif a very Apt author. The Publica Tion was authorized at the sixth annual meeting of the survivors association of the regiment held at ,pa., september 7, hi04. The history has been examined by former governor William a. Stone president Jonathan Jessup Secretary and f. K. Ployer treasurer of the association who announce in the beginning of the Book that they have found it historically Correct and accurate. In hie preface the author states a this work Lias been made up f rom the diaries of the following members of the regiment Captain John k Reilly lieutenant Samuel c. Ilgen Fritz and Frederick k. Ployer and from the personal recollections of the under the circumstances in will be seen that a High degree of in Terest must attach to the volume. The history is Well illustrated mostly with portraits of the soldiers and omm auders. The following Well known Tow Sun a living or deceased figure in the history Captain George g. Lovett lieutenant George s. Walker. Captain William Young Lou ten ant James Johnson orderly sergeant. Albert r. Patton lieutenant Orville d. Harder John Henry a p. Harder James m. Gibbs David ii rank Arthur f. Ai Ward. John e. Roberts. John m. Sechler Albert b. Weik Heiser William Nash William Bry ant Watkin Morgan. Thomas p. Morgan John j. Roderick James aware William Stewart. John g. De Vine Cit Arles 8 Beaver Nelson b liase Slack and Eugene Lon Hart. In presenting portraits As a Rule n the Case of survivors the Jim Strait of the Soldier Hoy is Given As Well As a picture of the Veteran at a later Date. This adds much to the interest of the illustrations. The boys who enlisted from Danville figure very largely in the illustrations. The late Captain Lovett is shown in two portraits. There Are also two portraits of Dan Villers Post master Charles p. Harder Esq., one appearing As at the present Day and the other As lie appeared at 10 years when a drummer boy in the in Tali regiment the history devotes a separate chapter to or harder who is accorded the distinction of being the youngest Soldier who served during the civil War in is True the Honor is contested by old it a localities but in every instance where tin facts Are vended it is found the youngest sold Ini went into service Wynn about 14 years old rarely below that age. Charles p. Harder enl Tod at Tho age of 10 years and 6 months. He was the youngest of five Brothers All of whom entered the Union army the portraits of t won of Ville and John h harder appearing on the same Page with the drummer boy. Or. Harder spent Over two years in tin service and had the Hon or of being one of die hons detailed to drum on the occasion of Abram Lincoln s inner Page Mill contains a group of portraits which Are of More than passing interest to Danville i eople. In the upper left band Corner is a Fine looking portrait of David h rank in the upper right band Corner is the portrait of Arr Iii Adwird. In the lower left band Corner is John Waldron. In the lower right hand Corner Are two Boyish flutes seated Side he Side. They Are two of our Host known Titi zoom and although there is something familiar in the face of each yet one might guess a week and a ref lie a Ift to identify either of them. They Are John m. Sechler the will known Carpenter. And John k Rob its who in sides ill East Danvila. There is also a very Fine portrait of James m Gibbs the author As lie appears at present and a Otlien a Type amp i picture of the War time a full length portrait with gun in hand sergeant a. B Patton is also shown spick and Span in uniform along with William Young w e. Mohr and lieutenant James r Johnson. The frontispiece is a portrait of Abraham Lincoln followed a Page or so further on by a portrait of Andrew g. Curtin. 1�?The history Aims to he hut a a simple Story of the service of Tom regiment which has been written with hut one end in View that to it to Justice to nevertheless there is not a dry or chapter ill the whole Hook it gives the younger generation an idea of what warfare in the fill s was like the Soldier Hoys along with the deprivation Ami the hardships they were Call d to endure were a Light hearted and Happy lot. The honk is full of humor and some of the anecdotes related compare very favourably with Tom Best that Mark Twain Ever wrote Council was in session less than two hours Friday lint in that time it. Tossed Oto a Good Deal of business. As usual sewer Extension came up and claimed a Good part of the time. It a decided to construct a sewer along the Alley at the rear of West Sirle of Mill Street from cent i Street to a Point Hack of the Simon Krebs property where it is to intersect with the main sower on motion it was or died that the necessary agreement with the d. A i. A w. Railroad company be signed and that work on the sewer Extension begin immediately. On motion it was ordered that the Bonds be prepared and executed on Ladi if of the Borough of Danville by the chief Burgess and Secretary of the said duly tendered by the said Secretary to will g Brown and to Tom executors and heirs at Law of Ulitin Sittu Lahach deceased for any damages that May be sustained by j them Renji actively arising ont of the laying construction and maintenance of the municipal pipe sewer through their respective Pri Mises. Or. Goeser reported that Engineer Ray of the d. L. W Railroad company on wednesday net him a it i s ident of Board of Trade and the sewer committee of Council and talked Over the Best Way of getting rid of the drainage nuisance in canal. The Engineer plainly indicated that the Railroad company woul 1 he willing to do what is right in the matter. He Felt confident that it would he feasible to pipe the canal after which the of 1 waterway might be filled up. On motion of or Goeser it was ordered that Pooncil agree to fill up the canal provided the d l amp w rail Road Gompay pipe the waterway and turn it Over to the Borough for use As Public sewer the pipe to he is Inch of in diameter at Wall Stre to and two feet is it reaches the lower end of the Borough. On motion if was ordered that the Coal Box of the Borough Steamer he repaired. On motion of or Fenstermacher it was ordered that two arc lights on kit Market Street he removed which can not be lowered conveniently owing to tool lev wire. The matter was referred to the committee on Light who will bring it to the attention of the trolley company who will tie Asker to make Tho Zhanec. On motion of or Goeser it was ordered that the two fur work on the Washington Hose company be returned unopened to the bidders the specifications to rewritten and new bids a invited for the next meeting or. Dietz called attention to thief to that the ear of the Danville and Sun Bury Strep t company Lias no fender on motion if was ordered that Tho Secretary notify the Danville and Sun Bury Street railway company to have their car equipped with a fender. The following members were present at fridays meeting. Gibson. Dietrich Jacobs Goeser monster Mactier Dietz Boyer Reifsnyder Bastille Sweisfort Magill and Hughes. The following Bills were approved for payment. Water department p. 11 Foust $ 48.ho regular employees. 187.00 labor on streets 16.65 p. R. Coal amp Iron 12.00 Standard co 8. 51 Joseph Lechner. 80 89 Adams express co 1.05 Harry i. Patton 20 pm Borough department. Welliver hardware co $ 21. 50 John Keim 12.00 labor on sewer 89.51 Joseph Lechner 1.00 Fred r. Miller 5.75 a. H. Gron 25.76 Standard i 1.20 regular employees 115. I t w. Ilalue. 6.88 j. Ii. 1 la a Iii in Rev 15.00 labor and hauling 108.64 g f Keefer 59.50 or c. Shultz 12.50 b. B. Brown 21.40 f Detwiler 1.00 rums ? electrical mfg Ltd a a Iso 25 Thomas w re if Snyr i r 4 22 Washington fire to 1.50 Gorge i f. Reifsnyder 5.25 labor in l ight department 22.75 Adam Cook s sons 5.00 extra police. 6.00 Atlantic refining to 22.95 Adams Kupies go. 2.10 chairs stolen from porch. Two Val Nuhlon chairs were stolen from the porch of David r Shelhart a reddened Center Street on tuesday night. The theft took place some time Between Midnight and morning hut there i no clue to the thieves it was altogether a daring and a most cont a Tible piece of thievery and should serve a a a w Truing to other people who Are not careful to place things of value behind lock and key. Elsewhere about town valuable rugs have been missing lately from the front doors. The thieves evidently make Tours of the town at night sex peeling to find articles outside the houses where they have Hen left by the families who Sil up until late Tine warm nights or Shelhart s family generally mates it a t radio. To Lake Chai ,&e., in the House at night hut tuesday night proved one of his occasion that formed an exception those who visit the episcopal cemetery these Days Are surprised to seethe Many and naked improvements that have been made about the Hue old burial ground. The old cemetery As was natural under the lapse of time had taken on quite an air of dilapidation which was painful to the members of Christ episcopal Church with which the cemetery is connected and the vestry entered upon a system of repairs and improvements a High Iron Fence of artistic pattern has been erected along the Eastern and the Northern hide of the cemetery on tie East both at the new and old portion of the grounds Are handsome Gate ways a double one for carriages and by its Side a smaller one for foot people. Skirting the Iron Fence on the East is a Well made sidewalk of gravel. Entering the cemetery similar improvements Are noticeable. Wherever a lot was found in need of repairs and no survivors of the dead interred remain in this locality the vestry at once assumed the responsibility Ami had the leaning tombstones reset the plots cleaned off and where washed filled up and neatly graded. These improvements give Tho cemetery quite a changed appearance but the work is not yet completed. There arc still a number of other plots very much in need of attention in which Well known families lie at rest the survivors of whom Are in our midst. On plots such As these the vestry of course has done no work preferring to Waif to ser whether the survivors the ones on whom the duty naturally devolves will not take hold of the matter and follow the example of the vestry making just such repairs As May i a necessary to give the a trial ground a neat and uniform appearance. On some of Tho plots the evergreens seem to have run riot forming gloomy clusters that hide the Graves from View. Such spots give the Oei Retery a most melancholy appearance while a Little Well directed labor and a Little expense would fix things no neat and trim and give the whole cemetery an appearance that would com it Ort better j it a with a proper respect for the dead it is even a question whether the general it text would not he enhanced by removing the Iron fences which enclose some of the lots. The vestry is determined that the work shall not end where if is for should it come to the worst and the survivors decline to do anything to help the repairs along the Church itself will push the Good work on not stopping until every lot has received attention and has been fixed up to look clean and presentable. The episcopal cemetery was presented to Christ Church Barish by Peter badly sr., in 1852 about Twenty years ago an adjoining tract was purchased and added to the cemetery doubling the size. It Lias always been a popular burying ground and contains a number of Danville a oldest and leading families. Among those buried there Aro Peter Baldy sr., Edward badly Esq. Captain Henry Baldy C. Baldy w. B Baldy j Rhodes William Hancock. R h. Woolley Daniel Edwards William Angle the Sechler family the Grove family the Frick family the twist and the Rishel family. Thomas Roberts and Niece. Miss Juila Roberts of Philadelphia Are guests at the Home of Albert Kemmer East Market Street. F t. Bierlee of Quincy Illinois spent sunday with friends in this City. Misses Cora and Gertrude Kase visited friends at Watsontown Over Sun Day. Or and mrs. Miles Hatok returned to Pottsville saturday alter a visit at the Home of William Lauck. Honey Moon Street. Mrs. Harry Pope and daughter Hilda of Bristol Are guests at the Home of Daniel Mottern eat Market Street s. J. Welliver or. And Ben Gillaspy Are visiting at the Home of Harry my orly Wilkes Barre or. And mrs. O. W Hammond of Washington i. U. Are visiting at Tho Home of David e. Haring grand Street mrs. Hammond is the daughter of William Smith formerly proprietor of Tho White Swan hotel this City. A mrs. Catherine Shepperson miss May Bowman and masters Joseph and Robert Bowman of Pittsburg Are vis it ing at the Home of mrs Mary a Sli Epperson front Street. Jesse b. Wyant will leave for it Gretna this morning. Or and mrs. John Tooley spent yesterday with friends in Bloomsburg. Mrs. Webster Foust and mrs. David Haring called on friends in Bloomsburg yesterday. Or. S. Y. Thompson was a blooms Burg visitor yesterday William Russell George f Jacobs Jamos Jones John i. Jones. S. M Waite Charles Smidley Charles Gearhart George Oberdorf t. R Anglo r. B. Diehl Aud Robert Mccoy attended the base Ball game at Bloomsburg yesterday. A m. Coddens returned last evening from a Bosi Hess trip to Millville George f. Reifsnyder left for blooms Burg last evening to attend the lumbermen s convention in session in that first game or. 1 c. Pursel left a trip to Millers Hurt. Yesterday for it Athing at River Bridge. The chief of police is after the swimmers who use the River in the Vicinity of the Bridge As a bathing ground As Well As those who Bathe elsewhere in the Borough limits. The ordinance is very sweeping and prohibits bathing within the limits of the Borough whether a bathing Cost Uzuh is worn or not. It states that no person shall Hatho in the Susquehanna River Mahoning Creek Pennsylvania canal or any Stream in the Borough under the penalty of paying five dollars Fine for each and every offence. This ordinance has not always been strictly enforced especially when bathing costumes were worn hut of late swimming has been carried to great extremes and Many abuses have crept in so that the edict has gone Forth and swimming in the Borough will have to Stop altogether. Some of the practices Are becoming Little Short of scandalous in Tho Vicinity of the River Bridge. Toward evening during each Day when the Bridge is full of people passing backward and Forward it is a common sight to see in full View a dozen or More half nude figures distorting themselves in the water above or below the Bridge. The garment worn is the poorest apology for a bathing suit but that is not the worst of it it is not a rare occurrence for full grown Young men lacking proper self respect and sense of decency to disrobe in full View of the passers by and put on their bathing outfit or what passes for such. The practice should he Stop Ted at once and the swimmers made to seek some other spot. The Public demand it. Otherwise a pleasant and much frequented promenade will lose its Charm to every sensitive and refilled person. Swimming has also become great nuisance Iii the dam at Mahoning Creek North of the Borough and the thief it police i. Jest As determined that the practice there must Stop also. Mrs. Anna e. St tiler and Sou Harry of Johnstown arc visiting the former s parents or. And or Samuel Lunger West Mahoning Street. Frederick Ream of Pottsville was called to this City yesterday he the ill Ness and death of his Little grandchild Evelyn Bertha Ford. Or. Ream was formerly county superintendent of of tin Dan a Sonburg leave this friends in Montour and principal Ville High school. Thomas g. Vincent a. Visitor yesterday afternoon miss Clara Smith will morning tor a visit with new York City George Nice of South yesterday for a visit with friends at Middle arg. De. F. Williams left yesterday for a trip to Watsontown and Allenwood Percy Shultz and Ray Houser left yester Ilav for a visit with friends in Williamsport. Rev. S. B. Evans attended a meeting of the executive committee of Dickinson Seminary. Williamsport yesterday. Fred Jacobs d. R Eckman a. V Oglesby and Harry Fields Ai tended the Hall Gamo in Bloomsburg yester Day. William h. Jenkins left yesterday for a pleasure trip to new Orleans Louisiana. Will Curtis returned to Wilkes Barre yesterday after a visit with friends in this City. Miss Florence e. Miller of Philadelphia is the guest of mrs. Herbert Dreifuss Mulberry Street. A the misses Cora and Mae Dreifuss and their guest miss Elsa Dreifuss visited friends at Bloomsburg yesterday. Will Stop abuse. Because of the allegations hint Conn to and township superintendents frequently Issue provisional teachers certificates to applicants for schools regardless of their qualifications an Effort will be made at the next session of the slate legislature to secure the repeal of the Law giving superintendents this Power. It is proposed to establish a uniform qualification for teachers throughout the common wealth and place the Grant ing of certificates provisional and per Tranent in the hands of a commission of educators to he named by the state superintendent. Examinations shall he held once a year at each county seat under the new arrangement it is claimed that during the past few years thousands of provisional certificates have been issued by superintendents to relatives and friends of school directors in return for the support of the latter in the election of the supervisors of the county and township schools the school Board monday night was mainly occupied with the matter of repairs. The coins tilt a on buil dug and repairs reported that it had examined the Bui Diug and grounds and found the following repair necessary first Ward. A second school. Remove Loose plast i or and Ca Cimine the patches third room Valci mined. Fourth school. Faint Wood work around sink and Patch paper in cloak room. High school. A new Border Patch plaster by Calci Minin Over places where the skim coat has come offprint Wood work around Ink. Mrs. Coulter s room pitch paper. Second Ward plaster in lower Hall Changos in closets Coal bins re aimed. Third Ward. Connect Furnace pit with Well 1st, 2nd and mixed school rooms Cal Citrin de. Fifth Taud painted cloak room Cali mixed Welch placed in position and secured. Fourth Ward third stand painted. Fourth school paper patched and other minor repairs on motion the report of the committee was accepted and the repairs therein called for wore ordered. The committee on building and repairs stated that they found the sinks and Wash howls in lie schools without an exception in a very dirty conditions and recommended that they he cleaned out and painted the boat was much surprised that the sinks and Wash howls had Bren permitted to show such neglect if was the sense of the committee that some Rule should he adopted by lie Board that would make Eithe the janitors or Tho teachers responsible pm the condition of the Wash howl and sinks on motion it was of died that the janitors keep the sinks and Wash How is clean and presentable in the Halls and the teachers look after those in the rooms. The Supply committee presented its report which on motion was accepted. On motion the Secretary was instructed to advertise for proposals for Coal 800 tons 150 tons of each size being needed the bids to in Iii by the next meeting. The committee on teachers and certificates reported that miss Mussel Man who was elected to the Principa i ship of the second Ward at the previous meeting does not desire the position and asks to be transferred to her old position As teacher of the grammar school in the first Ward. On motion it was ordered tint the Transfer be made As desired mis Goodall who was elected As miss mrs Selinann s successor in the first Ward was transferred to the principalship in the second Ward. Treasurer Schram presented a statement of finances to Date which showed a net Cash balance on hand of $107.75 the following members were pies ent Adams Orth. H Irpel. Burns Pursel Haring Werkheiser Fischer Trumbower. Heiss and Gre me. The following Hill w or approved for payment h. Esterbrook $ 2.09 Erwin Hunter 8.00 M. Leniger 3.55 Penna. School journal 14.85 morning news. 6 50 Standard to .60 the Danville a. A. Base Ball team was Defeated yesterday by the blooms Burg a. A. By the score of 5 to 4 in the first of a series of five games that Are to be played for the championship of Montour and Columbia counties the contest was marked by a Large number of errors and misplay son both sides which detracted greatly from the interest of the contest. Mccloud pitched a Good game and it was Lack of support and not defective twirling that Lod out a High wind was blowing throughout the nine inti Ings that made it extremely difficult for the players to do effective work. The features of the game were Ross one handed Stop of a hot liner to third and hummers two Bagger. While neither Side played Good Ball still Bloomsburg won on her merits and not with the Aid of the Umpire As Lias been the Case in Many previous games. Through the Courtesy of superintendent Miller of the Danville amp Bloomsburg trolley the Danville team was taken to and from Bloomsburg free of charge the next game of the series will be played at do witty spark saturday afternoon. The score Danville. Job printing the Oil ice of the Amoric being furnished with a la assortment of Job letter i fancy Type and Job mate generally the publisher ounces to the Public that is prepared at All times to cute in the neatest manner Job printing of All k kinds and de script r. H o a. E. Gosh if 1 1 1 0 1 Clayberger of 1 0 1 0 1 Ross. 8b____0 0 2 2 0 Yerrick 2b. 1 0 2 0 0 Hummer c 0 2 9 a it 0 began is 1 2 3 1 0 deep it. 0 0 0 0 0 Gressinger la 0 1 7 0 8 Mccloud p. 0 0 0 4 2 a a a a a totals 4 6 Bloomsburg. 25 9 7 r. H A e. Lewis if 1 1 1 1 0 Price of 0 1 8 0 0 Goff Man 8 b. 1 0 1 1 1 kind mover la. 1 1 11 0 1 Krook of 1 1 o 0 0 Edgar c o a a t 0 0 Gillen is 0 0 0 1 2 Sharpless 2b. 0 1 2 4 1 bom Hoy p 1 0 0 3 0 a a a a a totals 5 7 27 10 5 Danville 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 -4 Bloomsburg .001 2 1 0 00 1 -5 pavement completed. D j Rogers yesterday completed his contract at the opera House which i be i odes a Liue Concrete and Flag Stone pavement Iii front and along Side of the building a Concrete Bottom has also been Laid for the Gutter along e is Mahoning Street nothing now n Mains but to cobble the Gutter l Ong wait for court. The in Are seven prisoners in jail Flint of w i Ion Art doing time four being held t of court it was Only a Short time ago that tin jail was empty. What makes the present state of affairs All the More remarkable is tin fact that the crimes with which three of the prisoners Are charged Are of a very serious nature those who Are held for the grand jury have a Summers Job of it. As the next court does not Convene until september 25th. The hot spell will continue. The hot spell is in full evidence and the Outlook is of indefinite run Tina Tion. Thunder storms to the North gave a temporary Cooling yesterday morning but a new hot wave Lias formed in tin Nort Hwo to. And hot and humid weather with thunderstorms covers tin greater Aiea of the Northern and Western Belt of county. This is right it is seasonable. The crops need the beat to the moisture is wanted for a Oro potatoes and Cotton and the hav Aud wheat must be harvested a hot to they can Between storms. There is no cause for complaint in this Danville is delightfully situated and if there Are Breeze going we get them. We doubt in our people can find a More Comforti l place than their front porch and their shaded Yard even it they go to the most favored resorts. In lie trouble with most folks is to fully appreciate tin blessings they have. 11 any one will take no today a metropolitan is and read tin headings of Manv of them is paragraphs be will find there such a multitude of heat disasters he w ill feel somewhat c a fort i because of our exemption. Deaths and prostrations Are reported from m arly every Section of the country especially in the Large cities. To take old soldiers South. Adjutant general Stewart has mailed to posts of the grand Rray of the Republic commit id Rio its of ill a Loyal legion encampments of the Union veterans etc., a circular notifying Tiene old soldiers who Aro entitled to transportation to Alt my tin dedications of the a Pennsylvania monuments at the National cd met re at Aii la a Souville ga., and at Vicksburg miss., to communicate with him regarding the mat 1 ter. The Date of Mother event has been fixed asyl to hut both will be held some time in october or november dentil of ills. Freeze. Margaret wife of James e. Freeze died suddenly shortly after mid night monday morning at her Home no. 781 East Market Street. She retired seemingly in her usual health about nid Naglit and in Little Over an hour later she breathed her last. The cause of death was heart trouble. The deceased was forty five years of age. She bad her share of affliction during life although in the last Niney ars she seemed to enjoy Good health. About nine years ago she bad one of her arms amputated As a result of a diseased condition of the member super induced by a painful Burn sustained when she was a a Cli Ihl of thirteen years. On sunday she was Busy with her household duties and at night sat up with her Hub am until nearly la of clock. On retiring she seemed As Well As usual hut or. Freeze had scarcely fallen into a doze when lie heard his wife of allium and hurrying to her room found her already beyond help. She was assisted Down stairs and a plys Ioian called. Pending the doctors arrival everything was Doneff it a the woman Bat with no Avail. She passed away about 1 8 of clock. Besides her husband mrs. Freeze is survived by six children Edna mrs. Charles Livziey Alfred Percy. Howard. Charles Arthur and Margaret. Mrs. Challes Livziey the eldest daughter was married last wednesday and was at the time of death at Delhi n y., on her wedding 11ip. Icon Ink our townsman Dan m. Curry of firm of Juriy amp company last Ever returned Home from a Short trip Abr or Curry left Danville Aboa month ago on a trip which was de taken solely for the Benefit of health. It is Seldom that a trip Europe is undertaken under Suomi no liar circumstances. When be Danville or. Curry bad a abort voyage in View to Halifax and by h i arrived in new York Jat bet the steamship Finland sailed Aud a advised by friends to take a trip a the Atlantic. He had Jost one a make up his mind Aud to change his plans. On the 10th of june As b of in these columns accompanied ins brother Ralph of Brooklyn be barbed on the Finland and after on eventful Bat exceedingly internal voyage he landed on the other aide or. Corry Speaks very highly of beneficial effects of a Ocean Voy for a person in need of rest and do Eion. The Best Speed made across Atlantic is six Days Bat the finl is one of the slower vessels and quires nine Days to make the Voyis or. Curry was after the Ocean Voy alone and had intended after a Davs in London to return by the a boat. He thought better of the mat however Aud before reaching the later Side decided to prolong Bis t somewhat and journey to Paris am take in the sights of that c arriving in London on monday i 19th, the remainder of the week Spont in taking in the sights of i ancient City. The path followed v that taken generally by tourists cent that or. Carry Aud Bis party a Lucky circumstance were permit to make a tour of the dungeons us the Tower of London which is a i i legs not accorded to All tourists. The week following was spent Paris. It is not necessary to Neumei All the places in Tho latter City Visi by or. Corry and Bis brother. Suf it to say they were thoroughly lightened As to All the Points of in est Aud saw everything that any i tical wide awake american to consider Worth seeing. The re thru trip across the Alai was made in the steamship Fred i de grease also a nine Day vessel voyage in every respect proving As Joy Able As that on the outgoing ves or. Curry has been immensely be fitted by Bis of an voyage Bis one All agreeing that be looks 50 per of better than lieu he left Danvila month ago. He states that he practically recovered. Hume after Long trip. Henry Rempo arrived in Danville i yesterday afternoon after an absence j of nearly Lour months in the great West where lie was travelling in the interest of the Rempo self winding clock. Accompanied by his wife and Little Sou. Or. Recipe left in March last tor the Pacific coast. The trip across the continent was a leisurely one or. Rempe attending to business on the was among the More important cities stopped at were Pittsburg Dayton o., Denver Salt Lake City san Francisco Oakland los Angeles and other Points of Southern Call Foruria. Or. Rempe and his family took in Many Points of interest on the Pacific coast. They made an excursion into old m Xico and took in the Portland exposition after which they took a trip re i Victoria on Vancouver a Island and visited the town of Vancouver. Returning East they came by Way of Manitoba and the great lakes. Or. Rempe made a very successful trip Sis far Sis business was concerned. The trip too was very interesting As might be inferred from the Many not Oil places visited. Or. Rempe however makes no secret of the fact that from a by guess standpoint be was not captivated with the Pacific coast soul that with the experience be Lias gained lie is it site co Teut that Bis lot shall he among the mountains and valleys of Pennsylvania or adjoining states. Speaking of the Portland fair or Kemps says iliac although not quite so extensive it has Man of the feat res of the worlds fair and St Louis exposition the government exhibit especially being about the same. There is a Large attendance Ami the great exhibition is Well Worth a visit Only 274 dogs Are assessed. The two dogs which attacked a Dietrich of Milton who is visiting this City on tuesday paid the Peua with their lives the chief of pol putting one out of the Way and owner despatching the other. Tims two clogs which were a men to the Public Are out of the Way. J there Are others. If any person judgment were asked Bow Many d there Are in Danville be would be Low the Mark if be said one Bousa he would More Likely say there w twelve Hundred dogs in Danville i that would be More like it. In View of this the astounding r elation is made that Bat two band and forty seven dogs in Danville assessed. Whether this deplorable St of affairs is Dae to carelessness on t part of assessors or misrepresent at and deception of the part of own of dogs will not be discussed Here is enough to state that scarcely a str in Danville is found where it is known that Many dogs Are owned which no tax is paid. Assuming t every Man who owns a valuable a Lias no Wisla to conceal the fact it would the tax quire by Law it follows that the Ference Between some 250 dogs asses and at least a thousand known to 1st or about 750 Are canines of the 1 valuable sort if not worthless dog this is a fearful Burden for a to of this size to carry. No wonder t one is confronted at every turn by sneaking cur which threatens to 1 or actually dues bite without the h provocation. Council will probably take some Tion both to prevent persons Sioui ing bitten Ami insure the payment tax on dogs. Obei towns Are hav the same problem relating to dogs solve. Neither is the present the t time d at the matter was agitated Danville. In City Hall a Large collection dog tags Are stored away which Rev memories of Tho years 1894 Aud 1 when a dog Catcher was employed i the town was shaken from Center circumference ii an Effort to Regul till dog Nusi Anci in those years a Ery canine for we a tax had been paid wore on Bis n a Bronze tag bearing the name of town the dogs number and the together with the words a dog to the canines found without the net sary tag were of course those for w no tax was paid and they were t in band by the dog Catcher. They either redeemed and put of the i protected respectable dogs or they put to death by the dog Catcher. The plan must have resulted in Ding the town of a Good Nauy Woi less curs. Eliminating the dog Cater altogether the use of the tags theory would seem to be All right i it might be proper for some of the timers to explain Why after two be it was abandoned. A

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