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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - July 18, 1901, Danville, PennsylvaniaHome paper a for the Home the circulation of this paper is increasing rapidly. It Wil you to advertise in the american. Subscription $1 per year do. Sikying ii. Jennings dentist. Opict Honra 9 a. M. To 12 m. 1 d. M. To 4 d./. 104 Mill .St., Don Ville. Do. Job printing the office of the America vein 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 a this coi try will never he entirely free until it supplies All of its own demands with its own �015 printing fall kinds and desorption. Vol. 4g--no 1��. Danville pa., thursday july is. 1901. Established in Israr it. Children 9iiultz, 91. I it. 425 Mill St., Danville a. Diseases of the stomach and intestines a specially or w. P. Anglo dentist Ornet 218 Mill Street. Wetli extracted wit bout pain. Crown and Grid Jjo work a specially. Equipped with the in text and most improved instruments and prepared to execute the most Ditl Irule work. Dit. O. H. Reynolds formerly of Catawissa. A Dunt a. Office. Of Quai a Boston store Danville a d�"tl9try in All Ite branches charge mister ate Anil All work Nara need established 189s.t is. Hast Market a Batch of fourteen arrived at South Danville last evening. Mrs. Samuel a i Street is critically ill. Whatever else Lime let a charged against our present weather it is not monotonous. For several Days past there were Blue skies Black Clouds rain and Sunshine All at once. Owing to the existence of smallpox in Many towns along their lines the Philadelphia amp Reading railway company has posted notices along its line to the effect that All employees will be vaccinated free of charge by applying to the medical examiner. Joseph Hunter fast Market Street is con lined to his Home by illness. The state sni ulay school association will hold its annual convention in Chester beginning october 8. Charles King who has rounded out half a Hundred years As an Odd fellow was formally presented with a handsome Cane by the members of Calumet Lodge on the evening of the 9th inst. School houses will be thoroughly renovated within the next few weeks. The proposed Camp of Goodrich boat at Dewitt a bark is meeting with a great Deal of encouragement. A number of persons have already assured the veterans that they will join them in their Outing for participants in Philadelphia and readings Atlantic City excursions. July 18th. August 1st and 11th, arrangements have been made whereby excursion lists purchasing excer Siou tickets to Atlantic City can. By the payment of ten cents additional to a it ver Transfer through Philadelphia in each direction of same have their bag Gage checked through to Atlantic City. Full particulars of agents. The Man who has tilled his Winter s Coal bin now looks into the future with complacency. There will Lee no sunday evening sermons at Christ episcopal Church until sep Temli or 1st. This is the time that the Man who a month ago laughed at taking a vacation begins to think that a week or two in the country or at some seashore resort would be rather Nice. The class of to Aurim seen nowadays is of the a never work outfit. There is no excuse for them. It May be possible to keep a Little bit cooler by studying the weather conditions for next january. The Bjork system of the Philadelphia Ltd Reading railway Between Snydertown and Williamsport has been completed an Ltd will tie put in operation As soon As the company Cut obtain sufficient Tom Patent Teleg Raphers and operators. A number of Danville people Are making preparations to attend the Camp meeting at Mountain Grove which begins August 7th. Heavy sales of Ngar Are Rem a red by our grocers. Bonnets have been provided for the Friendship fire company a horses. William Limburger Lias bought out the saddlery establishment formerly owned and conducted by his father Charles Limperger on Northumberland Street. He will carry a full line of harness collars blankets a. The congregation of the b Nai Zion Church will picnic at Hunter s bark on wednesday july 24. The ladies of Pocahontas Lodge will hold an ice Cream festival at 109 Mill Street on saturday evening next. This is Good quinine weather. School Lions Are making a Mark on september it. This is the Date that the Bell will ring. The committees in charge of Goodrich poet Encampment at Dewitt s bark Are making preparations for a big crowd. Montour county Farmers seem to complain very Little about the condition of their crops. The arrival of the fresh air children in South Danville last night was marked by a demonstration of friendliness that bespoke the warm hearts Ami Che generous impulses of a great Many South Danville and Riverside people. The Little ones were welcomed with open arms and it is Safe to presume that each one of them is now having a most enjoyable time. Fourteen fresh air children from new York City arrived at South Danville on the i 09 passenger train last evening and during the next two weeks they will be cared for in the Homes of the following persons Eli Hoover mrs. Hannah Pitzer Simiel Morrall John Conway k. M. Yeager John Keim and Elias Woodruff. In addition to the above named persons a Large crowd had assembled at the station to meet the Little ones and they would not have had a Welcome As warm Ami heart Felt had they been the children of Kings instead of the lowly poor. The Little ones comprised both Hoys and girls in about equal numbers. Their clothing was Plain. They were dressed neatly and were even clean notwithstanding their Long ride. Each carried a Large bundle containing a change of clothing. There was not a vicious look ing one among them. Each Little face which looked around wonderingly As the train pulled away was a Frank and open countenance. There was no evidence of ill manners nor disobedience among them. When requested to step into the ladies waiting room preparatory to being assigned to their places they readily complied and As their names were called out they smilingly departed in couples with their newly found protectors. The children were in charge of miss Florence Slusser a deaconess of the methodist Church who last night was the guest of mass Robison South Danville. Miss Slusser stated that the trip was made without any difficulty the unpleasant feature being a Long wait at Sunbury which was altogether unlocked for. The charitable spirit shown by the people of Riverside is certainly praiseworthy. Had the number of fresh air children been twice As Large they could easily have been accommodated As several persons not on the list appeared at the station last evening asking that one or More of the Little ones he Given into their care. A musical treat. It is to he deplored that More of our music lovers did not have an Opportunity to hear our former townsman Harry Russell sing last evening. The recital was quite Impromptu. It was held in the Mahoning Bresh Terian Church and All those fortunate enough to know it took advantage of the occasion. It was a nine Iez i in Russell possesses a baritone voice of rare Beauty wide Range and great Power. At All times his modulation is perfect and his High and Low tones absolutely True. The ease and expression with which he sings show the result of hard Ami persistent study. Aside from his wonderful technique or. Russell sing9 in a sympathetic manner which appeals directly to the heart. Caddy faces another charge. Joseph Caddy charged with larceny who was committed to jail on Friday last to await the action of the grand jury is confronted with an additional charge which he will have to answer at a hearing before Justice of the Beace Oglesby on saturday afternoon next at 2 of clock. Information in the latter Case was lodged by Bis Uncle Joseph f. Robinson of Mooresburg. Alleging that Caddy purloined a pocketbook containing $1.70 from the residence of the former on the morning of july 11. Thumb nearly severed. George Ashton no. 25 Cooper Street an employee at the structural tubing works met with a painful acc Lent yesterday afternoon. He was assisting to charge a heating Furnace when a portion of an Iron rail came in a it a tact with the Side of the door m dying Back struck him on he i in and nearly severing who . became very sick from the loss of blood. Or. Win ter teen gave Tion. Him surgical Atten j. Marshall Mccloughan. The funeral of the Hite j. Marshall Mccloughan which took place yester Day from the family residence near Kush own was very largely attended relatives being present from Danville Hun Bury Catawissa and Shatokin. The Flowers were very Beautiful. The services were conducted by Rev. Or. W. 1. Steans of this City. Interment took place in the Rush Bresh Terian cemetery. Large Annex and other improvements at silk Mill. Our citizens will be interested to learn that f. To. Hartman proprietor of the Sadk Mill has an Enterprise on foot which in the amount invested and number of hands employed amounts practically to a new Industry. For a number of years past or. Hartman has owned a controlling interest in the silk Mill at Parsons. This interest he has just sold with the intention of investing the proceeds along with another sum of equal value in an enlargement of his Plant in this City. The improvements which will include an Annex 150 by 50 feet built at right angles at the Eastern end of the Mill will provide employment for at least seventy five people additional and bring the total number of hands employed at the Plant up to some four Hundred. The problem of finding help is one which no longer gives or. Hartman any concern. A Large number of applicants Are already enrolled for the new places to he filled among them being Many previously employed at the Plant. Five thousand new spindles Are already ordered and Are on the Way these will be installed on hour space which exists in the portions of the Plant already built. The new Annex will he devoted to spinning twisting and winding. Altogether 18,000 additional spindles will be installed which will bring the total number of spindles in to Danville Plant up to 50,000. When enlarged and equipped or. Hartman s Mill will he the largest individual Plant a devoted to this Branch of the work to he found in the United states. Ground will be broken for the Annex As soon As the machinery now on the Way is installed. At present work is in Progress on a commodious lunch room 25 by 100 feet in the basement of West Wing of the Plant overlooking the Lawn and River. Among other improvements or. Hartman is making arrangements to furnish his own water Supply. A capacious Well was sunk along the River a year or so ago and a Large wind Mill erected Over it ready at any time to attach to the pump. Two Large 10,000 gallon tanks will now he erected. One of these will Supply the Mill while the other which will he supported on a sixty foot Tower will he reserved As a dual water Supply in Case of fire. Samuel Goldsmith Laid to rest. Samuel Goldsmith was consigned to his last resting place in the jewish cemetery Friday afternoon. The funeral was an unusually Large one in which nothing was omitted that might attest to the general High esteem in which the deceased was held. The Borough Council of which the deceased was a valued member was present in a body. The burial was conducted with masonic ceremony and a Largo number of the order attended. The services were conducted by rabbi Adolph Meyer who read from the psalms of David and spoke very feelingly concerning the deceased dwelling upon the lessons of his life his Industry his Fidelity to duty it. Among the Floral tributes was 3 very Beautiful one representing a Gates ajar a from the Lodge of elks at Dubois of which Simon and William two sons of the deceased Are members. The pall bearers were w. 11. A m Merma 11, Amos Vastine Samuel Bloch Henry Divel. E. S. Miller and professor George e. Wilbur of Bloomsburg. Those in attendance from a distance were Charles Kamer of Baltimore Charles Goldsmith esq., a son of the deceased mrs. Jacob Goldsmith Joaeph Goldsmith a brother Max Bacharach and Charles Goldsmith of Philadelphia Jonas and Henry Sondheim of Mauch chunk or. And mrs. Simon Goldsmith and William Goldsmith of Dubois mrs. Sarah Moyer Ami daughter miss Barbara of Youngstown Ohio Joseph Rohrheimer of Shatokin Milton Loeb esq., of Sunbury Max Levy of Berwick Wolf Dreifuss of Milton Max Gross and family or. An mrs. Oscar Alexander or. And mrs. Lester Alexander mrs. Lewis Gross mrs. Schwartz mrs. Alex. Cohen Keefer Henry Dieffenbach and Esther Cohen of Bloomsburg. Mountain Grove Camp meeting a Large delegation of methodists from this City will attend the Mountain Grove Camp meeting which commences on wednesday August 7th. There seems to he a general revival of interest in this particular Camp meeting which of late years has steadily diminished in attendance. A varied program vices has been arranged. Alex. Jacob miss Brief mention of the doings of friends and acquaintances. Your Ray. Taylor a i u 14 fearful loss of blood As result of an Accident. Of ser firemen s picnic. The Continental Hose company is making arrangements to hold h Large picnic at Dewitt a bark 011 labor Day. Races of different kinds and a base Hall game will he Especial features in addition to which an aeronaut will make a balloon ascension and Parachute drop. Good music and refreshments will be furnished. Death of Marshall Mccloughan. J. Marshall Mccloughan of Kush own died sunday morning aged 38 years i death being due to consumption. Starting up delayed. We w Ere informed by Gen. Manager Janies l. Barber monday that the shovel factory will not he ready to Start up until about August 15th. A portion of the machinery is installed and if the company a desired it could proceed with the manufacture of one or More lines of shovels. It is thought Best however to defer starting up until the Plant is fully equipped so As to throw All the lines of product on the Market at one time. The brisk condition of business has crowded the different manufacturing concerns holding contracts for furnishing the Plant with machinery to such an extent that they Are unable to fill the orders As rapidly As desired. Fire company s festival. The first of a series of festivals to he Given by the Friendship Eire company was held on Market Square saturday evening. During the Early part of the evening a Large number of people were in attendance and the boys disposed of a great Quantity of ice Cream. 8toes�?T band gave a delightful concert every number being a Gem and played with much spirit and expression. The rain interfered somewhat with the patronage but the Little that was left was easily auctioned Oil. Mrs. Harriet Russel of Williamsport arrived in this City yesterday for a visit at the Home of or. And mrs. Andrew Russel Mill Street. Or. And mrs. Frank Voris of Baltimore md., arrived in t his City last evening for a visit at the Home of or. Vorisj father e. Voris Kerry Street. George t. Brice of new York is vis a Ting his brother postmaster Thomas j. Brice East Market Street. Miss Bertha Kramer of Philadelphia is visiting her parents or. And mrs. William g. Kramer. Front Street. Miss Bearl Landis of Philadelphia is a guest at the Home of or. Bad Les ferry and Walnut streets. Mrs. Heck and mrs. Sadie Wertz of Wilkes Barre returned Home last evening after a visit at the residence of Geo. Llu Lihen East Mahoning Street. Or. And mrs. Thomas Brout and daughter Cornelia and mrs. Josiah Jobborn attended the funeral of the late j. Marshall Mccloughan at yesterday. Miss Eva Moyer of a enter Mills Center county returned Home yesterday after a visit at the residence of Rev. Ami mrs. George e. Limbert. Mrs. Wesley i iodine and son Oliver of Jersey town spent yesterday with friends in this City. Or. And mrs. Oliver Hoover of South Danville attended the funeral of j. M. Mccloughan at Kush own yesterday. Mrs. E. Q. Hartman left yesterday for a visit with relatives �11 Stonington Conn. Lieut. Samuel Mcclure of fort Bayard new Mexico is visiting his parents or. And mrs. John Mcclure on Ash Street. Or. And mrs. W. E. Williams of Atlantic City n. Jare visiting mrs. Michael Driscoll West Mahoning Street. Eli Mever of Cincinnati Ohio and miss Louise Meyer of new York Are visiting their father the rabbi Adolph Meyer at hotel Oliver. Or. And mrs. Mcclellan leighow of Plymouth spent sunday at the Home of or. And mrs. Edward d. Bentz. East Market Street. William Eggert of new York arrived in this City saturday for a visit with his parents. Or. And mrs. Calvin Eggert upper Mulberry Street. Of a ii in licit a cii1u t in. Dren of Bloomsburg spent sunday with or. And mrs. Thomas Jones Church Street. Mrs. Ii. A. Fonda and mrs. A. E Slocum of Milton were the guests saturday of their sister mrs. Lizzie Brown Centre Street. F. Angle esq., and sons. Theo. K. And f. Bursel left sunday night for Buffalo Syracuse and thousand islands. Misses Alice and Edith Dill of new York Are guests at Christ Church rectory Bine Street. Miss Sarah Diseroad one of the corps of teachers in the orphans school at Harford this state is spending her vacation at the Home of her parents or. And mrs. Casper Diseroad grand Street. Mrs. J. Malcolm Laurie of Bellefonte is visiting her parents or. Aud mrs. B. New Baker West Mahoning Street. Miss Sadie Myers of lock Haven is visiting at the Home of beter Keefer Wall Street. Mrs. Laura Waters of Philadelphia is visiting her father Samuel Bailey East Mahoning Street. U. Wellington Ammerman of Philadelphia is visiting his parents or. And mrs. Charles Ammerman South Danville. Miss Malinda Cleaver of Philadelphia is visiting friends in this City and South Danville. Miss Mazie Shepard has returned from a visit with relatives in Philadelphia. Or. And mrs. George brawn have returned from a Short visit with friends in Scranton. Or. Anil mrs. J. Mark Ley White of Norristown Are visiting at the Home of mrs. Whites Mother mrs. Sarah Marshall East Market Street. Mrs. K. Sechler of Philadelphia is visiting relatives in this City. Miss Marie Shoener of Shamokin is visiting miss Minta Shultz Mill Street. Mrs. Francis Jackson of Williamsport is visiting friends in this City. Beverly Rhodes of Cornwall attended to business in this City yesterday. Mrs. Mary Teber left yesterday for Butte City Montana after a visit with mrs t. E. Moyer at the hotel Oliver mrs. Mary Eves and daughter Frances of Scranton returned Home yesterday after a Short stay with friends near Jersey town. Mrs. P. M Kerns and son Thomas. And wife left yesterday for Bhiladel-1 Pina to attend the funeral of mrs. James Kerns. Or. And mrs. W. Ii. Amey of Chicago 111., returned Home yesterday after a visit with mrs. Ameyl smother mrs. John Mullen Bine Street. Or and mrs. Alfred Treglo and two children left yesterday for a visit with relatives in Nanticoke. Rev. Janies a. Huber spent a few hours with friends in Bloomsburg yesterday. Raymond Taylor 24 years of age son of William Taylor of Mexico this county met with an Accident monday in which his life Hung upon a Mere thread. He was assisting William Bill Niemyer to thresh and was engaged in feeding the machine. By an unfortunate movement his left Arm came in con tact with the knife for Cut Ting hands held by the person handing sheaves which was sharpened to an Edge As keen As a razor. A Long Gash was inflicted one Inch above the Elbow severing several blood vessels and missing the brachial artery within less than one eighth of an Inch Thi is the Large artery reaching from the shoulder to the Elbow and once severed there is nothing to prevent the victim from bleeding to death. Those around or. Taylor fully realized his danger. The blood fairly streamed from the wound. There was evidently not a moment to lose. The nearest physician was or. Holla five Miles away. The injured Man was loaded on a Wagon and the horse driven on a run to Washingtonville. Upon arriving at the doctors Taylor was found in a precarious condition weak and faint from loss of blood. Or. Holla being absent his son Sydney too the Case in charge. It was found necessary to insert nine stitches in the wound. A bad clash at Groves court. \ quarrel of a couple of Days standing Between William Lee and Charles Dolman of Groves court saturday evening culminated in a desperate fight Between the two in which the latter was quite badly used up. About six of clock or. Dolman presented himself at the office of or. Curry for treatment. There was a had Gash above Bis right Eye which had to or stitched in addition to several other cuts a 1 bruises about his head and face. Lee a Cord big to Dolman entered the hitters House and delivered three blows before Dolman could place himself on the defensive. In the struggle Dolman fell when he alleges Lee kicked him. Upon leaving the proceeded to the office of Jusli a of the Beace Oglesby and swore out a warrant calling for the arrest of a William Lee better known As Doc a Lee was apprehended Ami Given a hearing. He was held for court in $100 Hail. Special meeting of Council. A special meeting of Council was held thursday night to take action on the death of Samuel Goldsmith. Those pres ent were Kemmer . I it l. Sechler Jones Vastine Brandt Dougherty Gibson and George Sechler. It was decided to attend the funeral Friday in a body. Messes. Vastine Gibson and Jones were appointed a committee to draw up resolutions of condolence and to report at the next meeting of Council. A copy will be presented to the family of the deceased and they will he published in the newspapers. Councilman Vastine in Well chosen words commented on the uncertainty of life citing the Short periods of time intervening Between the deaths of councilman Rubinan Burgess Moyer and councilman Goldsmith. The Public Are invited. The four Odd Fellows Lodge of this City have secured the Benn social orchestra to furnish music for their big picnic at Dewitt a bark saturday next. The event is announced As a general Basket picnic it is designed not alone for Odd Fellows but All friends of the order Are invited to join in the Outing. In addition to the excellent music there will be wholesome amusement of the sort that generally goes with picnics barrel race a conc cake walk a May pole dance Dice. The Odd Fellows of Washingtonville and Exchange together with their friends will help to swell the throng. Hack fare will be reduced to five cents. Admission will he free. A soldiers a meeting of the committee held tuesday night. The soldiers Monument which has periodically bobbed up during several years past has again come to the surface this time in a was that seems to Promise tangible results. A meeting of tie soldiers Monument committee was held tuesday evening for the purpose of adopting measures looking to an Early and speedy erection of a suitable Monument in Honor of the soldiers of Montour county who served their country in the civil War. The committee consists of the following members of Goodrich Bost no. 22, g. A. A James Foster Samuel Mills or 1� a 1 v Oulia pro. 1 Villa of Morrall and Angus Wright. The committee decided to enlist some of our patriotic citizens in the work of raising Money. During the dark Days of the rebellion no county in the state made greater sacrifices or showed a spirit of truer patriotism than Little Montour. From the Mills the workshops and the farm our Young men responded by the Hundred. It is certainly fitting that their memory should he preserved and their valor recognized and commemorated. The committee therefore makes its Appeal to the citizens of Danville and Montour county to Aid it in the work. A suitable Monument will Cost in the neighbourhood of $10,000. This amount it is believed can be raised by voluntary subscriptions from the people which will give All an interest in the Enterprise. A committee will now be appointed in each Ward of the town and township of the county which will have the privilege of selecting As co workers any in the Community willing to assist. The Monument committee feel4 that those enlisting in the project at this stage should he of the younger class ral her than those advanced in life who in the vigor of their manhood should he Able to give the work an impetus Liat will ensure its Success. The Advance detail. The ail Vanee detail of company f left this morning on the 9 14 Pennsylvania train. At Sunbury they met the details from the other companies of the regiment and proceed to it. Gretna to put up the tents for the regiment. One Man is detailed from each company to assist at brigade Headquarters. The following men under Corporal Gross constitute the detail privates Gaskins Burdick Dougherty Mordan Nevius and Childs. To install moulding machines. The safety spindle company is perfecting n Complete line of samples owing to the non arrival of patterns and machinery for equipping the Plant located on East Market Street the company has met with considerable delay in getting Down to the work of manufacture. Inside of ten Days however the inventors expect to be turning out a 1 j Al l i i �11 it 11 a not Kurij Caj it Cut to install two of Bride Ore a Sand molding machines which constitute the first molding machines Ever introduced in Danville. With Aid of the machines the company can cast one Hundred and fifty to two Hundred and fifty spindles per Day while with a Little alteration the foundry can he made to accommodate several additional machines which will bring the product up to one thousand spindles per <1. V. U. G. Smith has personally taken charge of the work of manufacture and yesterday was found Busy working at the Bench. Lie states that for the amount of Effort put Forth to introduce the spindles the response from manufacturers has been most encouraging. Those spindles which have been put out on trial stood the test admirably. They Are past the stage of Experiment and already last week had the company been ready to manufacture it might have captured several very Large orders. Where to leave baskets. The committee 011 the add Fellows picnic request that All baskets i a left at the following places first Ward court House. Second Ward Abram Larue a store. Third Ward a. B. Gearhart a stoic. Fourth Ward John bruders store. Baskets left at the above places Between the hours of 8 and 11 a. 111. And 1 to j p. M. Will be carried free and returned to the same place in the evening. Base Ball tomorrow. The game of base Ball Between the a old timers and Lewisburg team at Dewitt a bark yesterday was prevented by the heavy rain. The next game will take place tomorrow at 3 p. M. With the Strong Bloomsburg team. Resolutions of condolence. At the regular meeting of Montour Castle no. Iso knights of the Golden Eagle held monday evening july 15th. The following resolutions were adopted whereas. It has pleased almighty god in his infinite Wisdom to Call from our midst our beloved brother. J. Herr therefore lie it resolved. That we tender to his bereaved family and friends in this dark hour of sorrow and affliction our sincere condolence and Heartfelt sympathy. Resolved that in the death of brother Herr this Castle has lost a faithful his Many Good qualities his courteous kindness endeared him not Only to the members of the Castle but to All who knew him. Resolved that these resolutions be entered on the minutes of the Castle and he published in the newspapers of the town and that a copy let a presented to the family of our deceased brother also that our charts lie draped for 80 Days. Fraternally submitted Dallas hmm i a i Slish As viewed by Council the Only plan feasible. It is Gratifying to note that tiie Rry which has gone up for Relief from the unsanitary conditions prevailing in Danville has not been unheeded by those in authority. It is needless to enumerate the foul and deleterious sources which pollute the atmosphere in every part of town and scatter abroad the germs of disease and death. The canal is had enough it is True but it is not the worst offender. Blizzards run is already making life miserable for those who live along its course while Mahoning Creek abnormally Low for the season is already foul and stagnant with sewage draining ens of Danville As regards sanitation this year Are facing conditions the like of which they never had to contend with before. The Gravity of the situation is demonstrated by an outbreak of malarial ailments new to the town in recent years. We now face the danger of an outbreak of disease in a More serious form before the hot dry summer is at an end. Council which has been seemingly so negligent in the matter after All it seems have had their Heads together in executive session and have taken action looking to the Relief of the town. As viewed by the Borough solons the Only Way out of the difficulty is to construct a system of sewers taking in blizzards run reaching every part of the Borough and discharging the sewage at a Point removed at a Safe distance below town. A committee was appointed consisting of councilmen Kemmer Dougherty George Sechler and Borough solicitor r. S. Ammerman who were authorized to open correspondence with some Well known engineering firm and if necessary to employ it to a visit to the town and look Over the ground so a to be Able to make an intelligent estimate of the Cost of the sewer. Council it appears is not unanimous in the matter. The Cost of sewerage will be heavy and other methods arc advocated As effectual in bringing about a better state of sanitation. Should the work proceed owing to the expense it is feared that municipal Light will have to take a Back seat for some time to come. A Welcome fall of rain. The drought prevailing during the month past was broken yesterday by the heaviest Ehy we a in get 1 a a a a a a a teen minutes. The Shower which came from the West covered a wide Range and was unaccompanied by wind. There was one blinding hash of lightning accompanied by a heavy report of Thunder which startled people considerably but beyond this the electrical display was not marked. The gutters were taxed to their utmost while the drains at several places were unequal to the task of carrying off the water causing a overflow of not Only the streets hut pavements also. This was the Case on the North Side of Mill Street in front of the Racket store and John bruders Barber shop where the water was on the Point of flowing into the stores at Burcell in Montgomery s the water poured Down Centre Street in an immense volume. The three Large Drain pipes under Mill Street proved utterly inadequate. The water hacked up Over the pavement partially covering the cellar door of the store and pouring into the cellar in a steady Stream. It the rain will prove of immense value to the Farmers refreshing the parched pasture Fields and helping along the Corn and late potatoes. In Danville it is of equal value in a sanitary Way scrubbing the streets and Flushing the clogged and fetid Waterways. In blizzards run the water Rose nearly six feet and those living along its course will enjoy a blessed Relief during the rest of the week. Mahoning Creek also Rose and the greater part of the noxious matter lying in its Channel was carried Oil. Even the canal with its Geeky Bottom is improved. Its disease Breeding ooze it is to be feared is All there but it is very much diluted by the water which poured into the canal and it presents a better appearance. Edward e. u. Com. Nilsi in l. A it k ids j exciting game of Bast Ball. A11 exciting game of base Hall was played on saturday afternoon at Dewitt bark Between a team belonging to the Bessemer works and one of the structural tubing Plant. Several times the score was tied. The structural tubing works nine won the game by a score of 18 to 18. Rant and Kramer were the Battery for the winning nine and Walker and Mcgovern for the Bessemer team. Reduction in Price. Beginning August 1, the Standard electric Light company i Price of Light. Reduce the Danville downed by Berwick. The Danville a old timers journeyed to Berwick on saturday to Cross hats with the base Ball nine of that place. The Story is almost too sad to Tell. At the end of the ninth inning the score stood i to 4 in favor of Berwick. The Why or the wherefore it is not necessary to relate but that Berwick has a Good Hall team is evident. Committee on lunacy. Col. 11. M. Boies of Serantoni George w. Ryon esq., of Shamokin and or. Ii. M. Wetherill of Philadelphia members of the committee on lunacy of the state Board of charities were at the state Hospital monday making their usual official inspection of that institution. Jagt get our prices before place your orders. Improvements at holy family Convent progressing nicely. Dewitt spark selected. At a meeting of the committees knights of pythias lodges representing Danville Sunbury Shatokin Northumberland it. Carmel ike., held at Sun Bury Friday night it w i decided to hold the Union picnic at Dewitt a bark. The event will take place on saturday aug ust 17, if the Date can he procured. The first Salmon. Johnny Moyer caught an eighteen Inch Salmon while fishing in the Susquehanna below red Point yesterday which is said to he the first of that variety hooked by any of our townsmen this season. Or. Moyer made the Catel while trolling. In Honor of miss Shoener. Miss Minta Shultz entertained at progressive euchre last night at her Home 011 Mill Street in Honor of her guest. Miss Shoener of sea Okiu. The extensive improvements including a new Chapel and Mother House at the holy fan i Convent this City Are progressing very nicely. The slaters and the winners began work tuesday and a week hence the big building will be under roof. The Structure is of Brick and the Walls yesterday were completed with the exception of some finishing touches required about the chimneys. Architecturally the Structure shows up very Fine. It is much Large than most people have any idea of�?172 feet Long by to deep with j1 Winier in 11��� a a o Chape. The a tier by 38 feet Tak ing in the entire three stories with its lofty ceiling and Long narrow windows already presents quite a Churchy appearance. The entire building is of steel construction and while not absolutely fire proof it is As far As possible built with that end in View. The building is three stories High exclusive of the basement which is High Well lighted and in Point of finish will compare with any of the upper floors. In the basement will be located the dining room Kitchen store rooms and the like. The three floors above which Are rut up into some forty four apartments will he used As dormitories. Or. Curtis of the firm of Pethick pc Curtis of Wilkes Barre who have the contract for the Carpenter work roofing plastering and painting informed a representative of this paper tuesday that the building will he completed by november 1st. Death of d. 0. Jones or. I it. Jones sr., a Well known resident of the second Ward died about noon tuesday after a protracted illness aged 74 years. The funeral was held thursday at 2 p. In., interment taking place in the lutheran cemetery. The deceased is survived by his wife and four children d. C., jr., William 11., Priscilla of this City and miss Ella of Milton. Councilman Joseph Jones is a brother of the deceased. P. Amp r. R. Co. Purchase land. The Philadelphia in Reading railway company has purchased of the Reading Iron company a portion of the tract of round in the first Ward formerly owned by the Grove Bro. The tract Eom Borders 011 East Market Street. The Purchase has set Many persons guessing what object the company has in View. The old Rumor is naturally revived of a passenger depot to be erected on the spot this or a freight station if not both. Being rumours however they Are entitled to Little credence. Bitten by a Copperhead. Mrs. Charles West who resides on Bald top near the new school House was bitten by a Copperhead Snake about 8 of clock monday night. She was going from the House to a nearby Spring when she Felt a stinging sensation in her right foot. Being barefooted she at first thought she had stepped 011 a Thorn. But on her return from the Spring she saw the reptile and killed it. About the same time her foot began to swell and the pain increased until it became agonizing. The unfortunate woman was Iriven to town where she received treatment from or. Bad Les. Progressive euchre. Mrs. Arthur 11. Woolley entertained a number of friends at a progressive euchre tuesday afternoon �11 Honor of her sister mrs. Harry Barrett of Binghamton n. Y. Supper was served at six of clock. Those present from a distance were mrs. Alexander g. Rea mrs. Charles Watson and mrs. Charles Watson jr., mrs. J. M. Baldy and mrs. L. Yeiser of Philadelphia mrs. William Rishton of Bloomsburg miss Kok Ian and miss Hettie Eckman of roaring Creek. Festival at Mechanicsville. There will be a festival on the Mechanicsville school ground saturday evenings a july 20 Ami 27. A first class program of music will he rendered by the Mechanicsville band Aud the Danville 4lee club. There will he an up to Date cake walk and also Good target shooting for the sports. Death of mrs. W. H. Snyder. Jennie wife of w. H. Snyder died at her Home near roaring Creek on saturday. Mrs. Snyder was 35 years of age Aud had Many friends in this City. Beside her husband she is survived by seven Small children. Miss Reed dead. Miss Agues Reed the Only daughter of Josiah Reed residing near Riverside Heights died monday night about 7 of clock. The deceased a Well known and Csteen 1 1. I and been Ili for Manv m its. Sunday school picnic. The 1 in school of St. Botera m e. Clinch j. 1 d. Witty spark yesterday. There was a Good attendance. New suits. D. I. In w. It a is along the line have been provided with handsome new uniforms. Local agent William Black appeared with his re perfect fit monday. The suit is made of Blue Cheviot with handsome Silver Button

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