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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - July 17, 1902, Danville, PennsylvaniaA Home paper a for the Home l he circulation of this paper is increasing rapidly. It will pay you to advertise in the $1 per year vol. 47--no 2�. This country will never entirely free until it supplies allot its own demands with its own Danville 1a. Thursday Illy it. 11 02. Established in 1855 l u. Sikying h. Jennings dentist. Office Havre 9 to. .1to t l m �04 Mill St., i 1�?~. M. To 4 i. M Danville a a a. 111 /., m. I it. 425 . St., Dan Vii i Kpa. Diseases of the stomach and intestines a special Tyi k. W. I. Anole dentist i i kick. 21s . St Ket. Weelti extracted without ruin. I and Bridge work a specially. Kit i upped with the Luteal and Loual improved and prepared to execute the most Dittli Emiitt . Ii. Reynolds , opposite Rostov store Danville a dentistry in nil its branched a barges moderate and All work gear amp need. Established lsd2condensed news. Harvest is nearly Over. The country hereabouts looks bean Tifful. Nothing is said about a Scarcity of water this month. The Hazleton item has suspended publication. The Lawn Mower needs frequent attention. These Are grass growing Days. By some Gratifying mix up of weather dates july stole one of those a rare june Days a yesterday. Mrs. Wesley Hartzell is seriously ill at her Home on grand Street. Hereafter the Lackawanna k. Ii. Will charge 25 cents for checking baby carriages. Fishermen say that Bass Are shy and that few of the Gamey fish have been caught so far. The anglers declare that the sport Lias been poor this year. The ants Are now of tin proper size to warrant the Success of the sunday school picnic. It pays to own a Coal pile these Days. One half of the school vacation is almost gone. George treas of a Railroad and Walnut streets is the Happy father of a Fine baby girl. The Days Are declining. There is something like six minutes difference in their length since june 21st. Superintendent West Lias a Large number of electric fans in operation in business places and Homes throughout the City. The express companies have been handling big fruit shipments for sever Al weeks past. A baud some new name plate adorns the Cash Register at Elias Maiers restaurant. July weather is going to be All right if the present indications hold out. But the right to change this opinion is reserved. This is the time of the year that the school Board usually invites bids for the Winters Supply of Coal hut owing to the strike on at present they can take no action. Bloomsburg town Council took action monday night looking to the paving of main Street. Bloomsburg is booming its Centennial Celebration. The thermometer is holding to the eighty Mark these a lays. The Oats will be a Tine crop this year due to the abundance of Rains. The amount of Money paid out in wages in Danville monthly is estimated at $100,000. The Public Fountain is a popular place for watering horses. It frequently happens that several Are awaiting their turn. The ladies of St. Paul a m. E. Church will hold asocial Friday evening at the Home of mrs. F. H. Vannan South Danville. Pine Apple has come into High favor As a fruit for summer. It refreshes the stomach cools the blood and aids digestion. Early closing now gives the streets a deserted appearance after six of clock in the evening. Jesse w. Beaver Pine Street has a very Tine Garden. His table Lias been supplied with tomatoes of his own raising for two weeks past. The Garden is much admired by passers by. A Hack Load of people from Bloomsburg and Catawissa will attend the sixth dance of the summer series at Hunters Park this evening. Colonel j. Sweisfort and family moved to Hunters Park yesterday afternoon to spend a week camping out. Beyond the a periodical charges upon the commissary department the latest Gettysburg engagement has been <1 void of fatalities. An ice Cream festival will the held at the Toby run school House on saturday evening for the Liene fit of the sunday school. All Are invited. Dorothy the Little daughter of or and mrs. A. Thomas first Street is lying seriously ill. Or and mrs. John Bird of Riverside were entertained yesterday at tie Home of John Keim front Street. Want Light and water Riverside unquestionably is one of the most attractive Little boroughs in this part of the state. Its cozy dwellings its Well kept lawns and gardens its Road streets and abundance of refreshing Shade impart an irresistible Charm. The citizens Are aware that they have a Beautiful Borough hut there Are still a few things which they covet. Riverside is situated in close proximity to the prosperous town of Danville Ami might enjoy the luxury of electric Light. Yet after dark the Little municipality is enveloped in darkness As dense As that which hangs Over the most Remote Backwoods locality. The Good Burgher who ventures abroad at night either takes a lantern or gropes his Way As Best lie can. This May suit some but to others it does not seem at All progressive and they Are beginning to agitate electric Light. The sentiment is growing very rapidly and in a Short time it is stated the Standard electric Light company of this City May he asked to extend its service of Street lighting at least so As to take in Riverside if not South Danville. The object is to install five or six arc lights in the Borough selecting Points where the need of Light is Felt the most. A better water Supply one that would afford some Protection in Case of fire is needed quite As much As electric Light. Said one of the leading citizens in conversation yesterday a your town is exposed to extraordinary peril. It has been very Lucky thus far. But reflect on what might happen if a fire were to break out in any one of a half a dozen different localities. Let the weather la dry and a wind prevailing and with no tin apparatus and Only the Wells to draw on there would be but one result a whole Street or a Large portion of the Borough might be wiped out of the question of water is a problem not easily solved. Some think the Borough should have its own Supply while others advocate the less practicable course of purchasing water from Danville assuming the Borough could be induced to Lay a main across the River. In time no doubt tie problems As to Light and water will he solved when the it Pula Tiomi Oft lie pleasant Little Borough now a thousand or twelve Hundred will no doubt increase ten fold. Politics and base Ball. The game of base Hall Between the old a Milus. A it a nil nod to be played at Milton this afternoon has been postponed until tomorrow afternoon 011 acc court of the re Puli m congressional conference which will meet today at Sun Bury. Hon. Fred a. God chases who is one of the candidates lives in Milton and a Large delegation of Milton ans will go to Sun Bury to attend the conference to be on hand to do tin shouting. Saturday afternoon the Springfield team will meet the a old timers at Dewitt spark. For next week Dau Ville Lias one game scheduled at Home and two out of town. They will go to Bloomsburg tuesday july 22, and will play the Shamokin club at Dewitt spark on Friday july 25. Saturday the 21�mi, they will journey to Watson to win and on tuesday july 29, will Cross hats with Shamokin at the Coal Metropolis. The Advance of wages announced at tin Reading Iron works some weeks ago raising tin Price of puddling from $4.25 to $-1.50 per ton went into effect monday the 14th inst. The Advance is one of the most important which Lias been granted in this City for Many years past As All classes of labor even tin most unskilled Are generously affected. Not Only is the Price of puddling near High water Mark under the Advance hut the wages fixed for common labor $1.25 or Day Are the highest paid in fifteen years if not a longer period. James Malien amp company have granted a similar Advance at the Danville rolling Mill raising the Price of puddling to the same figure $4.50 per ton. As is natural tie wage earn ers at these two plants Are in quite a Happy Frame of mind while the Advance has created quite a lot of interest throughout the Community. Recently the Danville stove amp manufacturing company granted an Advance of 10 per cent to its moulders. It has frequently been remarked by those employing labor Here that Danville can boast of As intelligent and As skillful a class of workmen As can lie found anywhere. It is evident that they deserve the highest wages that capital can afford to pay. At the same time it is worthy of note that our business concerns Are not unmindful of what is due labor a fact attested by the advances in wages made from time to time thus unlike some neighbouring places Danville suffers Little or not at All from labor troubles and business along All lines is in a prosperous Umler an awning. One of the most popular games in Danville is the old fashioned one of Quoit pitching. The most enthusiastic devotees Are a few prominent business and professional men who gather nearly every Day in the lot at the rear of f. G. Peters store. As soon As gentle Spring permits the game is on and it lasts until Winters Rigours stops the pitching. The contests Are very dose and the players Are All skilled. They have erected a Stout Canvas awning Over the quoting ground so that they can pursue their favorite s a Ort rain or Shine. Neither tie hot rays of a summer Sun or a heavy downpour of rain interferes with the game in the least. Under Anas quoting goes on regardless of weather. The awning is gaily decorated with tags and presents quite a handsome and cosy for Brick Yard. An engine and boiler have been brought from the lumber Camp of g. M. Sloop in West Virginia and will in used at the Brick Yard which is to be established North of this City. The engine is now being tested by Joseph Recliner and will he erected at the Yard whenever matters have progressed far enough to make necessary the use of machinery. The boiler will lie set up As soon As possible. Vitrified paving bricks Are to be manufactured hut it will be some time before Active work will in begun. Those who Are interested Aie still having tin Clay examined by chemists and practical Brick men. When they have assurances that the material Lias passed All tests the making of a new Industry will is to Cost $10,000. Solicitors an Laisy at work canvassing the Borough for subscriptions for the soldiers Monument. The Field to be covered comprising the Borough of Danville and the Rural districts of the county is quite a Large one Aud scarcely More than a beginning has been made yet the amount subscribed is considerable and quite sufficient to inspire the committee with Hope that the Monument can be built we Atli but Little difficulty. Soliciting thus far is limited to the first second and third wards of Danville. Solicitors Are being appointed in the Fourtly Ward in and in each of the different townships who in a Short time will be working together As one Man to raise the Money required. The Cost of the Monument such As contemplated is estimated at $10, pm. As soon As Tbs sum is subscribed the contract fur n i of if would not be surprising if the soldiers Monument became an accomplished fact yet during the present year. There has been no project on foot in this county in its entire history Liat Lias appealed to All classes so strongly Ami that the Monument already has been deferred too Long seems to be the unanimous View. It is hoped that the liberality which has greeted the solicitors in the beginning May continue to characterize the subscriptions until the end. It is the intention of the committee after some time to be Giu publishing the list of contributors together with the sums at Island Park. The Suu Bory and Northumberland lodges of the knights of pythias Are arranging for a big picnic of it be held at Island Park during the sessions of the grand Lodge at Sudbury. This will occur next month and will bring to this Section prominent pythias from All Over the state. Beaver Lodge no. 132, of this City usually holds a picnic annually but this year its members will go to Island Park to meet the visiting Brethren and spend some time in Sunbury at the grand Lodge meetings. It is sex i acted that a number of the grand Lodge officers will be invited to come to this City for an evening As guests of Beaver Lodge. As the Danville knights have a wide reputation for hospitality such an event would bring Many from out of town to the Castle Hall of the local work is completed. The work of repairing the Bridge across the River Between this City and South Danville has been finished adding to the safety of the passage ways for a pedestrians. Many new railings were put in and All of them Weri braced under the floor of the walks. This was a tedious task and required i considerable careful work on the part of the carpenters employed by the county commissioners. New flooring was also put in on both walks and thu Bridge is now in Good shape. Tin county commissioners Are to he commended in the promptness shown by ordering the repairs made so soon after tin matter was favourably Reni sorted bythe last grand jury. Entertained by Lafey children. The Lafey children Isabelle and Cornelia of Chester who Are visiting in this City their old Home gave an excellent entertainment Friday eve. In the parlor of the St. Elmo hotel. John c. Moyer proprietor of the hotel Hail invited a number of friends who were delighted with the singing Aud dancing of the children. Farewell to Cadet Walsh. The special service sunday in salvation army Hall was Well attended As Cadet Lila Walsh hade Farewell to the Danville corps to go to new York City. She will take up a Moursi of six months in the training Home under brigadier Osborne to Beckim an officer in the army. The services consisted of song and Praise and an address was made by Cadet Walsh. She made Many friends during her stay Here and their Best wishes will follow her not Only to the training Home but throughout All her work in the army. She will leave in a few Days for Rochester and will Glt from there to new York City. Charles Savage spent sunday with his parents in Bloomsburg. Miss Mcdaniels of Packer Tou is visiting miss Jane Alexander this City. Or. And mrs. George form Ald of Bloomsburg were visitors in this City sunday. Or. And mrs. Charles Yost and family of Bloomsburg spent sunday with or. And mrs. Lewis Kessler Vine Street. Miss Harriet Boody of Bridgeton a. J., is visiting at the Home of her father Rollert Boody Nassau Street. Miss Alberta Seiler of Sunbury spent sunday with friends in this City. Miss Alice Speight of Yarborough n. C., left for Baltimore saturday after a visit with miss Jane Lloyd West Market Street. Miss Irma Thompson of this City left saturday tor a visit with her Mother in Philadelphia. Or. Aud mrs. Charles harder of Catawissa spent sunday at the Homo of the latter a parents or. And mrs. Robert Farley Cherry Street. George Homber Gerof Hazleton spent sunday with his parents or. And mrs. Jacob Homberger Cooper Street. Misses Verna and Margie Newbaker of Steelton Are visiting their Uncle or. P. Newbaker West Mahoning Street. Miss Gussie Doster is visiting in Philadelphia Ami Atlantic City. Miss Maud Schick of Sunbury spent sunday with her Cousin miss Nellie Schick honeymoon Street. George Eggert of new Milford and William Eggert of new York City Are visiting their parents or. And mrs. Calvin Eggert upper Mulberry Street. Miss Mary Hendricks spent sunday in Berwick. Miss Leo Leduc spent sunday wit. Relatives at Boyds station. Or. And mrs. Harvey Longenberger spent sunday with relatives in Catawissa. Misses Rebecca and Clarissie Smith West Mahoning Street spent sunday at roaring Creek. Miss Ruth Winner of Williamsport is visiting miss Marie Fetterman. Grand Street. Edward Arnold of Sunbury spent sunday at the Home of Adam Weaser Riverside. Miss Mary height on returned to Philadelphia yesterday after a visit in this City. Mrs. P. M. Kerns Nassau Street.,left yesterday Lor a visit in Phi Lade 1 Plizia. Robert Mcclure of Pittsburg is visiting at the Home of Rufus Vastire South Danville. Theodore r. Angle will arrive today from Lehigh University. Miss Edna Bersinger of roaring reek was a visitor in this City yesterday. 1. B. Coddens was in Bloomsburg yesterday afternoon. Miss Helen Ramsey spent yesterday afternoon in Sunbury. Miss Martha Watson of Berwick was a visitor in this City yesterday. Miss Sara Deen East Market Street left yesterday fora visit in Gettysburg miss Catherine Nolan of Williamsport left yesterday for Catawissa after a visit with friends in this City. Mrs. Otto Grey East Market Street spent yesterday in Sudbury. Mrs. Philip Gallagher left yesterday for her Home in Pittsburg after a visit with her Mother mrs. John Barry Alton Street. Mrs. G. Cunningham upper Mulberry Street returned Home last evening from a visit at Selinsgrove. Or. And mrs. S. A. Pei for and two children of Dubois arrived in this City last evening for a visit with mrs. Peiffer a parents or. And mrs. S. Welliver Mill Street. Mrs. Thomas Haigli of Camden n. J., returned Home yesterday after a visit with mrs. Charles Bird East Market Street. Alfred Watts of Milton was a visitor in this City yesterday. Miss Nellie tweeds of Montandon visited friends in this City yesterday. Miss Isabel Wetzel ferry Street left yesterday for a visit in Berwick. Mrs. Cora b. Wintersteen left yesterday for a visit in Bloomsburg. Mrs. W. G. Williams West Market Street left yesterday tor Gettysburg. Miss Mary Holloway Bloom Street was in Sunbury yesterday afternoon. Mrs. Edward Hamberger of lock Haven returned Home yesterday after a visit with her brother Joseph Leclai her. Lower Mulberry Street. Miss Martha Russell Bloom Street left yesterday for a visit in Williams Jairt and lock Haven. Misses Maud and Elsie Bennett Church Street left yesterday for a two weeks visit in pottsgrove. Or. And mrs. Henry q. Cobb Mill Street returned yesterday from a visit in Mifflinburg. Miss Edna Reed Wall Street returned Home yesterday from a visit in Northumberland. Mrs. G. Lilley and son Fred of Muncy left yesterday for Bloomsburg after a visit at the residence of John p. Keefer. Mrs. Alice Grey returned yesterday from Nescopeck. Miss Stella Fisher East Danville returned Home yesterday after a visit in Nescopeck. Or. Patton of drove into this City yesterday. Or Silty it is surprising to what extent persons accredited with being humane and Law abiding fall into habits of neglect in dealing with dumb brutes which amounts to positive cruelty. One would think that such persons Are unaware of the existence of a society for the prevention of cruelty to animals judging by the risks they take. There is scarcely a Day but the sensibilities of people Are pained by the spectacle of a horse tied along the Street for hours at a time hungry and in need of water if not driven nearly to distraction by the flies. This much in town in driving into the country a person is fortunate indeed if he does not meet a lame horse or one driven with sore shoulders or otherwise afflicted which reveals with every step a Degroe of misery that must make the life of the brute a Burden. These instances of cruelty it is Truu Are now and then due to the brutal instincts of the Driver but it is Only just to state that in seven cases out of ten they Are to be attributed to Mere thoughtlessness the owner perhaps having never reflected upon the dumb brutes in his service As creatures of feeling like himself but rather As pieces of machinery to to driven and worked up to thu very limit of their endurance. A Case in Point occurred in this City yesterday. Shortly after noon the attention of chief of police Mincemoyer was called to a three Livorse team which according to the stories told had been standing on water Street since Early in the morning six of clock according to some. Two of the horses bore the appearance of hard usage being very thin and Bony with badly abraded shoulders. The horses had been driven some five Miles in from the country. They were badly in need of both feed and water and in their unrest had pawed deep holes into the ground. The spectacle was not a pleasant one to gaze upon and As hour after hour passed and the Driver did not put in an appearance thu residents in the Vicinity became very indignant. Just before the officer arrived the owner materialized. The latter did not seem to think he had committed any great fault. He did not deny that Tiu team had stood Oil the spot since morning hut said that lit himself had not As yet had anything to eat. It was thu Drivers thoughtlessness that was largely responsible for the plight of the poor horses. Used to hard work and deprivation himself lie imposed the same conditions on the dumb brutes and took no further thought. He Union a Wei Aioli vials a we a a a re get his horses fed before driving Home. What Many people need evidently is to lie educated up to a finer regard for thu Comfort of dumb animals. Education with its refining influence is doing a great Deal in this direction. It is evident however that there Are Many who have the care of animals in their charge who will bestow the proper treatment upon them Only by compulsion and that an arrest now and Tii ii is necessary to serve As an example. Grand army Encampment. Goodrich Post no. 22, g. A. R., has unanimously decided to hold an Encampment at Dewitt spark next Mouth. It will last a week and the veterans expect to have a Fine time in the tents. The Camp last year was largely attended but rain spoiled the Days on which the Best programs were scheduled. This year the grand army men Hope for fair weather and will arrange a week of amusements that will attract big crowds. At tin next meeting of the Post a Date will be decided upon committees will he appointed and the work of arranging for the Encampment will be started. A Wise improvement made. A very Good improvement has just been completed at the water works which consists of the removal of the a a solutions a tanks two in number from the boiler room to a position immediately above the Large settling tank where the contents can be drained As needed into tin water to be filtered. Before the removal it was necessary to maintain a Small engine for pumping the solution up to the settling tank. This engine is now dispensed with and a corresponding saving of steam effected. Other personals on fourth Page. Export Trade the Danville stove amp Mann Factor ing company saturday made a Largi shipment of stoves to Honolulu Sandwich islands. Exporting has become a very important Factor in the Trade of the local Plant Aud insures for it a constantly increasing patronage. Danville has been shipping stoves to the different South american and West India ports for some time past hut it is Only quite recently that the Sand wich islands have been added. Japan is another new Field just acquired and within a few Days past a Large shipment was made to Nagasaki. On an average two foreign shipments arc made a week. The shipment to Honolulu was made up exclusively of Quot hustlers a Small and cheap Selling Wood Cook stove which one person can carry around without much difficulty. The shipment to Japan was composed of Prince beavers a stove suitable for either Wood or Coal. The Prince Beaver has become very popular with the local Trade and the japs will no doubt soon want More of them while the Little Hustler will surely fill a Long Felt want among the eur ominous american and English population of the Sandwich islands. Recently Curry amp Vannan completed a lot of structural Iron work for South Africa. Another shipment of Iron Telegraph poles turned out at the structural tubing works bore went to London England. Altogether it is Gratifying that our industries Are sharing so conspicuously in the constantly growing Export Trade open to this country. It insures a permanency to our manufacturing plants which must give our town a Bright and prosperous future. Organization of trackman. Stephen Kisuer of to this Edify sunday to consult with track Foreman Harry Freas president of the Bloomsburg Lodge brotherhood of railway trackman of America. This Lodge includes in its membership the d. L. Amp w. Trackman Between Nanticoke Aud Northumberland. The first regular meeting will he held at Bloomsburg next sunday afternoon Aud will be attended by grand organizer r. P. Neal and three assistants. Meet bugs will he held monthly Aud the Lodge already has a Good membership. Or. Kisner is the representative of the trackman from the upper end of the District and he came Down to see president Freas in reference to arranging for Tho attendance of the trackman from Nanticoke Aud Vicinity. Attacked by a Black Snake. Lewis Llort contractor at the Danville rolling Mill had a thrilling experience with a big Black Snake monday evening at 7 30oclock,while cutting Rye. La was attacked by the was eight feet Long and in jumping backward Cut himself across the right in with the knife of the Cradle. A Long Gash was inflicted and by the time Llort got the Cradle away from his knee the Snake had made Good its escape. He was Given surgical attention by or. Panics and a luckily went to his work at the rolling Mill without losing a turn. Groom came from Germany. Frederick Juke Uberger of Wurt Ern Hurt Germany and miss Marie Hein Zelma Wen married monday evening at the Home of mrs. George Zeitle sister of the Bride 011 Green Street. The ceremony was performed by Rev. W. E. Wenner pastor of St. Johns lutheran Church. The Groom arrived in this City last Friday front Germany. Two Large greenhouses Are being built at Castle Grove in which will be grown violets and american Beauty posts. The Violet House is nearly completed Aud will be ready for use in a few weeks. It is in feet wide and 21 1 feet Long. The dimensions of the Rose House Are 20 feet by 321 feet and it will he finished by the Middle of August. A Brick Wall similar to that on Nicholas Avenue and Railroad streets is being put up at the East end of Nicholas Avenue and a wire Fence will he erected on the embankment of the Reading Railroad. Double ornamental Iron Gates will he placed at the Nicholas Avenue Entrance to the Grove. The Field South of the Railroad Aud East of the station has been enclosed by a wire Fence Aud is used As a paddock for the coach horses. Stereo Ticon entertainment. A store Picou entertainment will be Given in St. Paul a m. E. Church this evening at 8 of clock he the Rev. Or. Nishida a native of Japan. The views will show the natural scenery of Japan Aud illustrate the manners Aud customs of its people. No admission fee will be charged hut a Silver offering will be take at the close of the entertainment. Frame work raised. Edward Gormanos new House of East Market Street is going up very rapidly. Tho Frame work was raised yesterday. The dwelling will be quite commodious 22 feet by 55 feet u inches. It will be two stories and a half in height with a handsome porch front and rear. The Best of workmanship is being put 011 the building. Hurt at rolling Mill. Adam Desmett a Stocker employed at the rolling Mill of James Malleti amp company had his left foot injured yesterday after you and had to go to his Home. He was taking Stock to one of the furnaces when several pieces of the Iron fell 011 his . Or. Jacob Gross Aud miss Thora swat Jiaren of Bloomsburg were married at yesterday afternoon. The knot was tied by the Rev. Owen Beber at the parsonage of the lutheran was Well attended. The picnic of Trinity lutheran sunday school at Dewitt spark yesterday was Well attended. The Day was delightful and Many people went Over to enjoy a Day ill the first Ward Junior. I there is another first Ward Junior i and he is entitled to his Junio Rity because be Only arrived yesterday. Scott amid Erimino esq., is the Happy a father of this new citizen. The school Board held a regular meeting monday eve the principal part of the session was devoted to the report of the building Aud repair committee which had gone very carefully Over the ground to determine what improvements were needed. The recommendations which covered a wide scope were adopted in full. Compared with some previous years the school buildings were found in very Good condition at the close of the term and it was the sense of the Board that the teachers Are entitled to no Little credit for the evident Good care taken of the school property. The third Ward building is in exceptionally Good condition. Two window Glass Are needed hut beyond these the Only repairs recommended was some cementing on the Steps at the Pine Street Entrance. Considerable repairs Are needed in the first Ward building. The paper 011 High school ceiling considerably the worse for Wear will be removed and the ceiling Calci mined Blue to to selected As a color. The Walls in the senior secondary room Are also to be scraped and Calci mined. The window Sills in the third school were ordered repainted the directors room is to receive a general Over hauling the matting on the floor to to replaced with new. The Large stoves in the two recitation rooms installed when the Sinead amp Wells heating Aud ventilating system was adopted were condemned As enormous Coal Consumers and much larger than necessary. On motion of or. Green these were ordered to be removed. Of Tho West Side of the building a no. 3ti cellar Heater will be installed which will warm both Tho directors room and Tho recitation room above it. The Small Globe stove at present in the directors room will be removed to the recitation room on the East Side of the building. The proposed change will obviate the necessity of carrying More than a very Little Coal up stairs add to the floor space in the directors quarters Aud make it possible to keep things much cleaner in that portion of the building. Outside the building it was ordered that two or three flagstones broken in the pavement on the Pine Street Side be replaced with new ones. As usual there is some changing required in the desks. There is a Good Deal of experimenting among teachers to determine which Way the pupils should sit so As to receive the Light to the Best advantage. Each year generally brings some new idea or a change previously made was found ill advised an . The grammar so Fioti 01 the second Ward Aud the fourth school of the fourth Ward Are among the rooms in which the seats this year will he re arranged. In the first and the fourth wards the desks throughout will be dressed off and varnished. A heavy retaining Wall was ordered to to built at the Welsh Hill school to divert the water which in times of rain threatens to ruin the building. The Cost of this improvement is estimated at $100. The building at the fourth Ward school Guowu As Tho a a Annex was also ordered Calci mined on the Interior. The cloak room of the first school of the second Ward was ordered removed at the suggestion of Tho teachers. Treasurer Schram presented his statement of finances to Date which showed a net balance on hand of $1330.45. The joint meeting of teachers Aud directors relating to the Choice of text books for the ensuing year will be held on monday night August 4th. It was reported that during vacation the school grounds at night Aud frequently during Day become a rendezvous for unruly boys who become quite a nuisance disturbing the neigh boyhood injuring the Shade Trees Aud often breaking windows. Of motion it was ordered that the police be asked to closely watch the buildings and arrest All offenders who will be made to pay Tho full penalty of the Law. New Home of Odd Fellows. The new Odd Fellows Home to be built of the property four Miles East of Sunbury will be a Lino Structure Aud is to Cost $30,000. It is to be fire proof four stories High and will accommodate two Hundred orphans. A new barn is also to be built. The present orphanage will be used As a Home for aged Odd Fellows and their wives. Ground will be broken next Spring for the new Home. The finance committee submitted a report showing that in six years the grounds Aud buildings have been paid for and that there is $3,000 in the Treasury. The Home has fifty eight inmates and is in a flourishing condition. The location is a Good the Shamokin division of the Pennsylvania Railroad Aud the Home is visited by Many people from All Over the state. Injured at Clearfield. John Junod of Jersey Shore who is Well known in this City was injured in a runaway at Clearfield yesterday. The horse took fright at a freight train and threw or. Junod out. Breaking several ribs Aud injuring him internally. He is a member of the tobacco firm of Junod Potti amp company. James Zong of Altoona arrived in this City last evening for a visit with friends. Job printing the logic of the american being furnished with a Large As sort men of Job letter and fancy Type and Jot material generally the publisher announces to the Public that lie it prepared at All times to execute 11. The neatest manner Job printing fall kinds and desc option 5gr"get our prices before you place your orders. Nic Eye masonic Hall this City May he the scene of a very distinguished event about november 1th next the Date of the sesquicentennial anniversary of the initiation of George Washington into the a ancient and honorable fraternity of the grand Lodge of Pennsylvania at its last annual grand communication resolved to celebrate the anniversary by suitable ceremonies in Philadelphia. It being impossible for the members of All Tho lodges of the jurisdiction to participate in that Celebration the grand Lodge recommended that the lodges throughout the state should hold similar celebrations. In commemorating the event the subordinate lodges Are permitted to unite in a joint Celebration taking in if desired All the masonic lodges of Tho District. Ti10 lodges of the District of which Danville forms a part Are nine in number under District Deputy grand master John w. Farnsworth of this City who is very much interested in the sesquicentennial and is in favor of making it a joint Celebration. The members of the fraternity throughout the District it appears take kindly enough to the idea of a joint event Aud naturally look to Danville As a place for holding it both of account of its Central location and the fact that it is the Home of Tho District Deputy grand master. It is a source of great satisfaction to freemasons that they Are Able to claim Washington As a member of the Craft. As shown by the records it was the Peculiar Good Fortune of the Craft in Pennsylvania to have very fraternal relations with Tho illustrious brother who was As great As a Freemason As he was great As a Soldier Aud a statesman. The masonic apron worn by Washington a most Beautiful piece of feminine Handiwork made by the wife of Marquis de Lafayette and presented by the latter 011 the occasion of his visit to this country in 1784 May still to seen among the treasures in the Library of the masonic Temple in Philadelphia. The prohibition convention. The Montour county prohibition convention will be held in the court House of monday july 21st., at 2 of clock p. M. Candidates for the november election will be nominated a new county committee will lie elected Aud other necessary business transacted. Lee l. Grumbine prohibition candidate for Lien tenant governor a most impressive speaker will be pres it and state chairman Jones is also in a a. Mass meeting will he held in the court. House to be addressed by both these speakers. All in sympathy with the great prohibition men and women Are cordially invited to attend these meetings. T. W. Mills county Benefit of Outing fund. The first Ward juniors have Chall used the third Ward juniors for the base Ball game to be played for the Ine fit of Tho children a Outing fund of Philadelphia. The third Ward aggregation has accepted the Challenge Aud All hands Are Busy getting ready for the game. The Date originally thursday july 24th�?has been changed to the 22ud inst., tuesday next. The game which will be played of the Lawn of j. B. Mccoy a residence West Market Street ill be called at 2 30 p. M. Posters have been printed announcing the game Aud today the Sale of tickets will begin. A number of canvassers including the Little base Ball its themselves will be at work. It hoped that they will be received kindly. Took away Many ashes. The embankment of Coal ashes along d. L. Amp w. Avenue Between Church Aud pipe streets has been removed by tin Force of Railroad trackman under Foreman Harry Freese. They took away about 125 tons enough to fill three cars Aud have levelled the Avenue Between those streets. The Culvert at the Church Street Corner is to he repaired and when All the work is done the Avenue will be much improved in appearance. Score tied three times the first Ward juniors Aud Hoys from the Flats played a close base Ball game yesterday morning 011 the Lawn at the rear of to. Ii. Mccoy a residence. Three times the score was tied but the juniors finally won the figures at the finish being 1� to 14. Another game will be played tomorrow morning. Game won by monarchs. A base Hall nine from the puddling department of the structural tubing works played a game with the m011-Arclis saturday afternoon at Dewitt spark the monarchs winning by a score of 8 to 3. A feature was the Fine playing of Morgan who held Down third base for the monarchs. Next saturday the monarchs will go to Espy to meet the club of that town. Struck by puddle bar. Henry puddle at the Reading Iron works was painfully injured shortly after 110011 yesterday by being struck by the puddle bar 011 the face. Two Hail gashes were inflicted Oue above the other and below the right Eye. Or Wintersteen administered

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