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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - July 24, 1902, Danville, PennsylvaniaPc a Home paper a for the Home the circulation of this paper is increasing rapidly. It will pay you to advertise in the american. Subscriptions per year Oft. Inv into 11. .1 Ennin is dentist. Office hours 9 a. In i m �04 Mill St., i.1/. In 4 1�?T. 1/ Danville. La a. Cd sell 1,1 7., m. In. A 425 . St., , a. Diseases of the St Maeli Ami intestines ii specially this country will a Lehr ii entirely free until it supplies All of its own demands Iii its own thursday july 24. 11 02. Vol. 47-no to. Danville a. Established in 1855. Montour gets n h. W. P. , dentist office 218 . St Kkt. Wetli Katri wll without in Lii. 4 Row ii ail Bridge work n specially. with the intent and most improved and prepared to execute the onto in a a in i r. C. H. Reynolds office opposite Boston store Danville a dentistry in All its branches. Charges moderate and All work guaranteed. Established 18112 condensed news. Picnics every a Lay now. But one More week of july. The rain lots Clear <1 the gutters. G. W. Faust is seriously ill at his Home on Cherry Street. The Hack Alley is not the proper place to dispose of garbage. But Many seem to think that it is. Merchants who advertise in a paper which goes into the Homes done to worry about customers. A h. Goldman of Baltimore has opened a dry goods and menus furnishing store in the Laubach building. A state Law approved March �3, 1900, says that the owner or occupant of land abutting on any Highway in any township shall during september of each year Cut and remove All Briars Brush Ami weeds and in Case of failure to do so the township committee shall cause such work to be done and the owner shall pay such expense incurred with costs if suit be necessary before a Justice of tin peace. Tickets for the p. Life k. Excursion to eagles Mere can be purchased at tin station any time previous to the excursion. The season is now hero when the Queen of tin Kitchen is Over Bead and ears in stewing Canning and making jellies for next Winters eating. To accommodate persons desiring to visit the Beautiful a Lake of the eagles for a Day at a moderate Cost the Philadelphia amp heading railway will run special trains thursday july 31st leaving Danville 6 57 a. M., arriving at eagles men at 10 a. Returning will leave eagles Mere 6 30 p. Fan from Danville $1.50 for tin round trip. The infections disease known As Pink Eye is prevalent in Many parts of the state and a few cases Are reported in this Section. The trouble is not usually serious and yields if the patient takes rest and puts a few drops of Bracic acid into tin affected Eye several times a Day. Those prophets who contended that we were going to have a very hot summer Are naturally beginning to hedge a bit and throw out sinister suggestions about the behaviour of August. There is no Laek of Cash in Danville if we May judge from the excellent Hank statements of local institutions. On tuesday july 29th, the Lackawanna Railroad will place on Sale at All its offices in this Section special excursion tickets to new York. These tickets will lie sold at one fan for the round trip plus $1.00. They will be Good for continuous passage Only commencing on Day of Sale and must be used for return leaving new York not later than August 3d. From All Over the county come reports that new potatoes Are fast rotting. This has been caused by excessive Rains. Should this keep up the Price of potatoes this fall will be unusually High. The annual picnic of tie Shiloh reformed sunday school will be held at Dewitt spark on Friday. The Trout season does not dose until july 31st. An item going the rounds of the papers states that the season closed on the 15th. The last legislature fixed the Trout season from april 16th to july �31st. The foundation has been Laid for the double dwelling House being built by John 11. Sanford and Bis son on East water Street. The owners will occupy the houses upon their completion. A base Hall game has been arranged Between the St. Elmo club and the y. C. A. Team to be played at do witty spark monday afternoon at 3 of clock. An admission fee of ten cents will be charged. The division Encampment of Tho National guard of Pennsylvania has been pronounced a Complete Necess by governor Stone Secretary of War Hoot and others High in authority. One thing should not is left unsaid and that is that never before has better order been shown in Camp and in the Encampment town. Friends of tin guardsmen have reason to be proud of the improvement of the state military organization and tins new record it has made. Rural free delivery taking in four routes petitioned for in this county and favourably reported on by special agent Frank 1. Taylor april last Lias been granted by tin Post office department and will be ii aug rated this fall. Information to this effect was received thursday from the first assistant Post master general by Lloyd Bomboy of West Hemlock township. The letter stated that authority has been issued directing tin inauguration of routes. Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 4, from Danville on oct Olier 1st next. The four routes in a general Way 1 1. Fallu in it a it a route no. 1 leads in a Northwest direction from Danville to Mausdale to burgers Corner Mooresburg Road to Oak Grove to Billmeyer a Mill to Davis a Corner and David Davis a. Route no. 2 follows the Washington Ville Road to carry a Corner thence to g. Dietrich a to Peter Byers and North to 11. Coopers to Auteny school House returning by Hendricksonj a Church. Route no. 3 leaves the Washington Ville Road at the Forks taking in k ase Ville c. F. Styers g. Ervin a and Moore a Corner at 8wenoda, Corner sheep a school House Shultz s Blacksmith shop Vincent Shultzz a John a Eufield a Eli Apple Many a Ami blues school House. Route no. 1 follows Bloom Road to Hagen Huchu a Corner thence North to 1. Purselle a and m. A. Girton a South West to Edward Whites and North to to Moore a school House North to Everett a Corner Northwest to Hiram a Audelo a and Goerge b. Eases and West to Elmer Sidler a. Or. Bomboy worked very Bard to secure Rural free delivery for ibis county and As is natural along with others interested he is very much elated Over the news of the Early inauguration of the four routes petitioned for. The carriers have not As yet been aph tinted. There Are six applicants for the positions who were examined by special agent Taylor during Bis visit in april. Each of the routes which average 21 Miles must be covered daily in All kinds of weather. The Carrier must find his own horse and Wagon. The salary is $6ix> per annul. Three pitchers Are engaged three pitchers have been engaged to play with the a old timers Ami will report for duty in time for the game with Shamokin to Morrow at Dewitt spark. They Are Renner of Northumberland Tom Donnelly of Plymouth and George a. John of it. Carmel. All have great reputations As twirlers and Are expected to do Good work for the locals. John has been pitching for tie Reliance of it. Carmel for several seasons. The a a old timers intend putting up a Strong game tomorrow afternoon. They suffered a defeat from the Sha Mok suites Early in tax season and want to win this contest. On the other hand the Coal Metropolis players Aie coming with a determination to win because they realize the prestige gained by such a Victory. The game therefore promises to be decidedly interesting. Most popular fire chief. Tho con Gueutal Hose company no. 3,has arranged for a contest for the most popular lire chief in Danville within the past Twenty years. The chief who receives the most votes will is Given a Gold watch. The close of the contest will probably is on labor Day at which time the Continentals expect to hold a picnic. The following Are the lire chiefs to be voted for Friendship a. S. Miller John Russell Harry Trumbower w. E. Young John g. Waite. Washington a. W. Davis h Montgomery Harry Schick David Williams James freeze. Continentals John Grimes John Crilly James Ryan Patrick Finley James Toohig. Good will Edward Hallman Edward Scott Jacob Kessler Thompson Jenkins Lawrence Butler three hobos taken into custody. Shortly before 12 of clock last night or. Winter Steein who had retired was aroused by some one hammering upon the rear door of his residence East Market Street it proved to he a tramp who was quite insolent and Loath to depart. A few minutes later an individual named Michael Mcguire of Wilkes More who confessed that he was begging was arrested near or. Wintersteen a residence by officer Voris and placed in the lockup. Just before this arrest two other hobos were picked up by officer Voris. Fifty men Are of duty. Fifty men Are off duty at the structural tubing works owing to a break Down in the rolling department. On tuesday it was discovered that the main Pedestal of the engine was broken which necessitated an immediate shut Down. Work on the repairs was immediately begun but it will not be until tonight at the earliest that tin rolling department of the works will be ready to resume. Before Justice Bare. Otto Gray of East Market Street was Lief Ore Justice of the peace Bare yesterday afternoon to answer to a charge of assault and Battery which was preferred by Harry Swank. The Cawas settled by Gray paying $4.00 costs. The Borough Oon Ucil held a regular meeting Friday night. A great Deal of business was transacted. Among other proceedings the permit granted George Reifsnyder to build a Frame Annex at tin rear of Tho store occupied by j. J. Newman was on motion recalled. The permit was granted at the meeting held on july 1st. It was regarded then As in violation of the ordinance which prohibits the building of a a any Frame or wooden building or buildings of any description with wooden roofs within a distance of 150 feet of the line of Mill nevertheless precedent was followed and the ordinance was set aside relying upon Tho fact that no one would raise objection. President Vastine explained that lit bad been waited upon by attorney w. J. Baldy on behalf of Bis client a. F. Smith who objected to the erection of the Frame Annex As it would stand enclose proximity to Bis own establishment and increase the danger of tire. As it was in violation of the ordinance the attorney insisted that Council rescind its action which granted the permit. Or. Reifsnyder who was present quoting the clause of the Borough ordinance As printed above insisted that it applied Only to buildings with wooden roofs and not to the one he proposed to erect which was to have a tin or Metal roof. His remark creat a some doubt in the minds of the members As to just what was implied by the language of the ordinance and tin Borough solicitor was called in. The latter interpreted the provision of the ordinance As forbidding within the press relied limits the erection of All Frame buildings regardless of the kind of roof. He deplored that Council in so Many instances had granted similar permits in violation of ordinance and stated that he thought the present was a Good time to Stop such irregularities. It was on his advice that the permit was recalled or. Lloyd making the motion. The action was unanimous. Or. Kemmer stated that g. J. Ritter wanted a permit to erect a veranda in front of his residence. East Market Street. The matter was referred to the building committee with instruction to Grant the permit if they find the space sufficient. A communication was received from Theodore Voorhees first vice president of the p. Life r. Railway company relative to tin proposed Roadway under the company a tracks at blizzards run on Walnut Street. Tin writer seemed to have u notion that the Bor Dougli could be induced to enter upon the work itself and the communication stated that should Council decide to construct the under Grade crossing the railway company would offer no objection hut would make a contribution toward the Cost. This however was Only on condition that the proposed Roadway be so arranged As to increase facilities for the passage of water and the Borough at the same time agree to discontinue any Grade Crossings of streets Between the passenger station and the crossing on Bloom Street. The communication suggested that a conference be held in regard to the matter Between the engineers representatives of the Borough and of the railway company so that plans May be devised that shall meet approval of All concerned. It was the sense of Council that the Borough could not dispense with the crossing at the station also that the railway company had no right to ask the Borough to erect or to Bear any part of tin Cost of the undergrad crossing. The matter was left in the i lands of the committee on streets they to Confer with the Borough solicitor. The following Bills were approved for payment by Council Borough department. Regular employees $82.50 labor and hauling 53.36 p. Kerns a amp son 13.50 h. B. Patton. 8.25 Chas. Mottern 2.00 we Robinault. 2.00 Larry Snyder 2.00 Telephone rental 6.00 water department. Regular employees $137.00 extra Lalmer 7.75 c. P. Hancock 5.21 morning news 9.24 Telephone rental 6.00 Joseph lecher 39.00 Harry b. Patton 20.00 or made a great hit. Ross , formerly of this City made a Groat hit at Dewitt spark Ithaca n. Y., last week in a concert Given by the Ithaca baud. The Ithaca daily news in its account of tin concert says a a Ross Millhouse the Cornelist played a most pleasing Solo. I produces an unusually pure tone and his execution is very Good. He played a a the a Odense composed by himself. The piece is a polka and is dedicated to mrs. Millhouse. It is exceedingly pretty and should become very popular. A mrs. Millhouse is daughter of county commissioner George w. Miles of this City. Fell Down pair of Steps. Anthony Jaroz was injured at tin polish lithuanian brewery saturday evening by a fall Down a pair of Steps. He slipped while going up the Steps which Lead to the ice tank and struck his head against the pump. A Gas was Cut in his Scalp and his left ankle was badly sprained. He was attended by or. S. Thompson. John Mahanoy of Bloomsburg spent sunday with relatives in this City. Clyde Keller of Bloomsburg spout sunday with friends in this City. Miss Annie Woodside was tin Grest of friends in Berwick Over sunday. Miss Maud Mckenna Church Street spent sunday with friends in blooms Burg. Miss Annie Young Church str it spent sunday with friends in Kingston. Miss Lizzie Lormer Nicholas Avenue spent sunday with friends in Scranton. Miss Amelia Phillips ferry Street spent sunday with friends in Scranton. Charles Lesiger West Mahoning Street spent sunday with friends in Berwick. Charles Hartt West Mahoning Street spent sunday with friends in Berwick. Walter Waite of sugar notch spent sunday with his brother John g. Waite ferry Street. Or. And mrs. William Bowyer East Market Street spent sunday with friends in Sunbury. Or. And mrs. J. H. Frees Walnut Street spent sunday with friends in Bloomsburg. John Curry West Mahoning Street spent sunday with friends in Wilkes Barre. Miss Lulu front Street spent sunday with friends in Cata Wissa. Miss Mary Weaver of Scranton returned Home yesterday after a visit in this City. Miss Sadie Kemp Pine Street left yesterday for a visit in Williamsport. Mrs. Richard Metherell and son Gomer lower Mulberry Street left yesterday for Eagle Mere. Miss Bessie Dreifuss of Philadelphia arrived in this City yesterday for a visit with miss Kay Dreifuss Mill Street. Mrs. Samuel Clements of Milton returned Home yesterday after a visit with relatives in this City. Mrs. Frank Evans grand Street and sister miss Alice Edgar of Bloomsburg left yesterday for a visit with friends in Milton. Iii iss Brownie Geist returned to Philadelphia yesterday after a visit with her parents or. And mrs. J. Geise Pine Street. Mrs. W. D. Lauterman of East Stroudsburg arrived in this City yesterday for a visit with her Mother mrs. William Howe East Market Street. Misses Margaret and Emma Shutt of Milton arrived in this City yesterday for a visit with or. And mrs. John Ross Nicholas Avenue. Allen Russel of Hughesville returned Home yesterday after a visit with mrs. Harriet Russell Bloom Street. Or. And mrs. Thomas Swartz of Montoursville returned Home yester Lay after a visit with or. And mrs. D w. Snyder upper Mulberry Street. Miss prudence blizzard lower Mulberry Street left yest Day for a visit with friends in Shickshinny. Miss Stella Moyer Chambers Street spent yesterday afternoon in Bloomsburg. Mrs. U. James East Market Street left yesterday morning for a visit in Bridge Ort Conn. Mrs. Amanda Myers Montour Row left yesterday for a visit in blooms Burg. Mrs. C. H. Campbell Church Street left yesterday for a visit with relatives in Shickshinny. Rev. J. Hannan East Market Street was a Sunbury visitor yesterday. John Bachinger of Plymouth returned Home yesterday after a several Days visit with his father Augustus Bachinger upper Mulberry Street. Mrs. Frank a. Jacobs son and daughter of Sunbury were guests of friends in this City yesterday. Miss Bertelle Wolverton of Sunbury was the guest of South Danville relatives yesterday. Or. And mrs. G. C. Marks of Nunn Idia were visitors in this City yesterday. Mrs. William Pfahler East front Street returned Home yesterday from a visit with friends in Numidia. Mrs. Daniel Huber and children Emma and Ethel of South Danville left yesterday for a visit with friends in Shamokin. John Kemp Sou of mrs Mary Kemp Pine Street left yesterday for Williams port where lie has accepted a position As pattern maker with the Williamsport machine company. Mrs. Wellington Cleaver of South Dauville left yesterday for a visit in Jersey City n. J. Mrs. William Farnsworth of Slick shinny returned Home yesterday after a visit with her parents in this Eirv. Mrs. Ralph Ryan Ami children of Johnstown arrived in this City yesterday from Scranton for a visit with mrs. Charles Ryan Wall Street. Messes. Thomas Ray and a. D. Ray of Sunbury visited their brother Lewis Ray on Coo Jet Street yesterday. Walter Shutt of Detroit Michigan returned Home yesterday alter a visit with his parents or. And mrs. Ofarri son Shutt West. Market Street. H. B. Moyer of Williamsport returned Home yesterday after a visit with Rev. G. E. Limbert Bloom Street. Miss Carrie Marshall of Milton i it visiting friends in this City. Mrs. Emma Mapstone and daughter Jessie Bloom Street left yesterday for a visit in Wilk Sharre and Scranton other personals on fourth Page saved life Robert Lowrie son of James w. Lowrie and John instead aged respectively thirteen and sixteen years narrowly escaped death by drowning saturday evening while bathing in Chillisquaque Creek Strawberry Ridge. Young Umstead is unable to swim but ventured into water eight feet deep and was battling for his life when Lowrie saw his peril and swam to his assistance. He tried to get the drowning lad into shallow water hut John grasped him Anil pulled him under. After a hard struggle Robert succeeded in freeing himself and coming to the surface called for help. Despite his nearly exhausted condition and the danger of again being seized in the convulsive grasp lie went after his companion and managed to get hold of his hair. He tried to keep his own head above water hut was going Down when his elder brother Walter Lowrie who heard his cries for help arrived. Walter promptly leaped into tin Creek from a High Hank and swimming from the opposite Shore grasped Robert by the Arm and dragged him to the Bank. Fortunately Walter knew just where to dive for i instead As Robert almost exhausted and not thinking of his own danger had retained his hold on his companions hair until he was dragged away. Walter succeeded in bringing out the rigid unconscious form of Umstead and restored him to consciousness by forcing the water from his lungs and bringing about respiration. Rol hit soon recovered from his Long stay in the water and his Brave Battle for the life of his companion and himself. Young Umstead owes his life to Robert s Pluck in hanging on to him even when death was closing about both. They would have been drowned had not Walter arrived just in time to Rescue them. Firemen drilling their horse. The Friendship fire company for the Benefit of their men As Well As the horse hereafter to be used Are indulging in a Short practice with their Hose Wagon now nearly every evening. The run. Which is generally less than a mile is not intended so much to develop Speed in route As to afford the necessary practice in hitching up and making the Start. The horse already shows a fair Conception of what is required of him and is brought to the right position under the shafts to which the harness is attached with Little or no difficulty. Hitching up is the work of Only a few seconds All that is required being to snap a fastening securing the belly hand and another closing the Collar to which the Hames Are attached. The Hose Carriage was weighed last a veiling. It contained 5 h feet of Hose in addition to two men who were Riding. Thus equipped it was found to tip the Scales at 2145 pounds. When running to fire four men will ride while accoutrement of different sorts May 1m loaded on which will run the weight up to probably 3 xxx pounds. Thus it will la seen that one horse will have nearly All that he can do and the Shorter tin run the better it will be. The Friendship fire company is entitled to great credit for this stroke of Enterprise. The horse trained to his work along with the improved equipment necessary increases the general Efficacy of the company very much and the effect of their work hereafter will no doubt contribute largely to keep Down the loss by fire. Dad streets Woodcock Are not plentiful. Or. J. Baldy James Scarlet esq., and m. H. Sell ram were gunning for Woodcock tuesday in the Vicinity of klines Grove. They were caught in the heavy rain shortly after noon and were thoroughly soaked. The trip however on the whole was quite enjoyable and they bagged a Nice lot of game. Woodcock thus far do not appear Over plentiful this season. In common with other Birds migratory in their habits they May be found Only in widely scattered covers which renders a Hunters Success very Uncertain. The Woodcock is most highly esteemed As a game Bird. Ill those states where the Laws permit the Selling of game Woodcock have been known to command prices As High As $2.50 per pair. The season during which Woodcock May be killed differs from that of any other game. They Are in season during tin month of july. With the last Day of t hat month they pass out of season but Como in again on october 15 with pheasants Quail Squirrel and wild turkeys. Another place for baskets. The picnic committee for the Odd Fellows picnic on july 30, at Dewitt spark has arranged for an additional place where baskets etc.,can he left on the Day of the picnic to be taken to tin Park free of charge. This will be at tile store of George freeze Corner of front and Mill streets at the North end of tin River Bridge. A Good Deal of complaint is Board about the had condition of our streets. Under the heavy Rains of the last few Days they have shown up exceptionally bad mud puddles Here and there being in evidence Whilo at other places the stones Are washed Bare rendering Tho surface very rough. Those who have occasion to use Trio streets declare that there is hut Little enjoy meet to be derived from a drive through town at present and that for smooth Riding the country roads Are much to be preferred. It is a fact that very Little work has been done on our streets during tin present season. It is no secret however that Council is very Macli handicapped by want of funds the boroughs revenues being absorbed by Street lighting and like necessary expenses. Tho state of affairs is very much to be deplored it is True especially As no Relief appears in sight. It is realized that something will have to be done before Long but just Bow Council will solve the difficulty remains to be seen. The Street commissioner under i instructions can do Little More than Patch up the streets at the worst places. During the last few Days he has Laid several Crossings very much needed which were ordered several Mouths ago. Two of these were on ferry Street one at the Alley at Tho rear of Trinity m. E. Church and the other just South of the rectory of St. Josephus Catholic Church two others were Laid on Railroad Street one at the Alley at Edward Cormanis property and Tho other further South. Reformed Church annual re Union the members of Shiloh reformed Church of this City and the Mem Bers of the other reformed churches in Montour county Are looking Forward to the sixth annual re Union which will be held at Island Park on thursday of next week a july 31. The committee of arrangements consists of the president Rev. Or. S. H. Isenburg of Millersburg treasurer Rev. W. A. Haas of Selinsgrove and Secretary. Rev. Robert Boyle of Sunbury. Rev. George e. Limbert pastor of Shiloh Church was the president last year. The exercises of the re Union will be held in the afternoon at 2 of clock in the following order invocation Rev. J. D. Thomas Bloomsburg apostles Creed hymn a a All Hail Tho Power of Jesus name address of Welcome Rev. Or. S. H. Isenberg of Millers Burg prayer by Rev. E. Beck of Watsontown address a a the reformed churches on the Susquehanna Hon. C. Bower of Bellefonte hymn a a the churches one foundation address a the evolution of our nationality Rev. Or. H. Kieffer of Easton doxology Benediction by Rev. Or. L. Gerhart of Lewisburg. Odd Fellows will play Ball. A two games of base Ball have been arranged for the Odd Fellows picnic at Dewitt spark on july 30. The one will be Between Tho first Ward juniors and what is known Asa a a condemned nine of Odd Fellows who will Wear High silk hats and White gloves. These players will lie David Gibson Catcher c. F. Mincemoyer Pitcher Samuel h. Morrall shortstop Edward Lovett first base Ezra Haas second base l. W. Snyder third base Henry Trumbower Centre Field John Snyder right Field Joseph Snyder left Field Benton Brown and Joseph Keely substitutes. Tho other club will play a team from Washin Touville and the contest will be a close one. Tho Odd Fellows will line up As follows Harry Gerst Catcher Frank Klase Pitcher Willard Mottern shortstop d. Gibson first base Frank Var reuse second base a. Lawrence third base Oscar Reilly right Field Charles Gerst Centre Field Daniel blizzard left Field. Preparing for Encampment. At the meeting of Goodrich Post no. 22, g. A. R., held monday eve. Commander he Deus appointed Samuel Morrall and Joseph Shannon a committee to rent the grounds for the annual Encampment which will be held at Dewitt spark. At the meeting next monday evening the other committees will be named and the work of preparing for the Camp will be actively started. The opening Date will be probably Friday August 8,and the Encampment will last a week. The veterans Are arranging an interesting program and will have an enjoyable time. They expect Large crowds and there is no doubt that there will be Many visitors to the tented Homes of the grand army under the Greenwood of Dewit to spark. Signed of manager. Frank Lee Miles has signed to manage one of Bennett a be Moulton a companies for the season of 1902 and 1903. Bennett a Moulton have the reputation a a a a carrying the Best repertoire companies on the Road. Gave false information. On saturday h. O. Shaffer was arrest d at Williamsport on a e arg of giving false information to he will Iain Smirt Sun the prosecuted Al ing James w. Sweely publisher of the Sun. He brought a marriage notice to tin newspaper office As a a a jokes. Or. Swemly had no desire to belial on tie defendant so la got off with tin payment of the costs. The reason for bringing tin action was to make an example of Shaffer to prevent others from giving false information to tin newspapers. Do not forget that this is tin tinn of the year when sanitary precautions should be taken. See that your part Mises Are in Good a condition the abandoned Well at the rear of West Mahoning Street so unexpectedly brought to View by a Cave in yesterday has aroused Quito an interest in the subject of old Wells. Elderly people inclined to be at All reminiscent talk most entertainingly on these primitive sources of the towns water Supply. Previous to the establishment of the water works Early in the �?~70�?Ts, Wells and Springs about town were relied upon solely for water. Pumps were seen on every Side not infrequently on the pavement within easy reach of two or More families who had clubbed Roget la a and dug the Well. A few of the old Wells famous for Good water still exist and arc liberally patronized. One in on tin pave mint at the Johnston Homestead on East Market Street another on ferry Street in front of f. P. Johnson a dwelling. So veral others no Lough a in us Are recalled one under tin pavement on East Market Street along Side of the Montour House Ono on Market Square another nearly in front of the Brown building and another under the pavement near Lyons meat Market on Mill Street. Few of the Wells abandoned were Ever filled up. Those on Tho sidewalks mostly were covered with a hug it Flag Stone which became a part of the pavement. Very few of the old timers even Are Able to exactly locate the abandoned Wells while of the thousands who come and gout honour streets Only a handful for a moment dream that they May be standing Over a gloomy pit with Only a Flag Stone to support their weight. Unfortunately the Flag Stone which is Safe enough was not always employed in covering the old Wells As was demonstrated by the Cave in tuesday. A gentleman who evidently understood what la was talking about yesterday remarked that Thero Aie no a doubt a score of Wells about town concealed beneath a few feet of ground that Are covered Only by planks which May be expected at any time to give Way. Even where a durable covering was employed the Walls of the Wells Are Likely at any time to Cave in. Many persons insist that the Borough was lame in not requiring the old Wells to he filled up As they passed out of use. Trackman held a meeting. Tho first regular meeting of Bloomsburg division brotherhood of railway trackman was held sunday afternoon in Bloomsburg and was attended by d. L. Life Vav. Trackman Between Northumberland and Nanticoke. The newly elected officers were installed and considerable business was transacted. J. H frees of this City is president of the division and David Dyer also of Danville is the Secretary. The d. L. A be w. Track my a wore members of the division at Catawissa but recently organized this Bloomsburg division which is composed of Lackawanna men. Tho membership is already Large and it promises to be one of the Best divisions in the brotherhood. Job printing the office of the american being furnished with a Large assortment Job letter and fancy Type and Job material generally tie publisher announces to the Public that he is prepared at All times to execute in the neatest manner Job printing of All kinds and disc fration it get our prices before you place your orders. Gave order for Fine and posts a Jesse Weaver of this City with some companions started out saturday and by Midnight had Laid up enough trouble to last him for a year. Under the influence of drink he became totally ungovernable and so wild and hilarious As to create a terrible scene upon Tho Street. Officer Mincemoyer took him into custody and placed Jim in the lock up. He was the Only occupant of the Borough Bastile and solitary confinement had quite a desirable effect on the Young Man. By sunday evening lie was very remorseful and begged to be released at any Cost. He was taken before Justice of the peace Bare where he gave an order for Fine and costs on the Reading Iron works and was released. Funeral of Robert Morgan. Robert Morgan son of or. And mrs. Joseph Morgan Bloom Street was Laid at rest yesterday afternoon in the episcopal cemetery. Rev. J. Steek pastor of the pottsgrove lutheran Church conducted the services. The pall bearers were four Little girls Florence Heurion Mary Leurie Anna Jenkins and Mae Sidler. Those who attended the funeral from out of town were mrs. Harry Savage of Bloomsburg or. And mrs. David Morgan of Milton mrs. Harry Funston of pottsgrove or. And mrs. B. F. Suy Der of Northumberland. Going to the Philippines. William c. Gibson and son George of Mahanoy City an the guests of friends in this City and Mooresburg. They expect to leave in a few Days for tin Philippines where they will engage in blacksmithing. They have been working in the mines and Are of tin opinion that tin Anthracite strike will be prolonged for some timey to. Fell from the roof. Walter g. Green fell from the roof of a Kitchen being built at his dwelling on Ash Street saturday. The fall was one of some 14 Teet. Since the Accident he has been quite indisposed and internal injuries Are feared. Played for opting fund the poor children of Philadelphia will to acne fitted by Tho interest taking in the Outing fund by Tho boys of Danville. Tho first Ward juniors who Are Alert in their efforts Aud Active in their interests decided to play a game of Ball Tho proceeds of which would go to the fund providing for a summer Outing for the poor children of the City of Philadelphia. The third Ward Continentals were chosen As opponents and there was considerable hustling in Selling the tickets. With an admission fee fixed at Tho nominal sum of ten cents the boys found Many supporters of their work for this deserved object. Tho sum of #30 was realized which will be immediately sent to Philadelphia. The game was Well Worth the Money and was remarkable for the interest shown by Tho Youthful players As Well As for the Large attendance. The game of base Hall yesterday afternoon Between the first Ward juniors and the third Ward Continentals which was played on the Lawn of j. B. Mccoy a residence West Market Street was full of humor Aud earnestness. The features were so numerous that the base Hall experts were astonished. S. A. Mccoy of the a old timers was on hand sizing up the material hut said the startling plays developed were so Many that he was unable to decide up ii the stars. It was a game of individuality in which every member of both teams did Liis Best. The audience numbered several Hundred Aud occupied comfortable seats on the Terrace Aud rear veranda. The applause was frequent because the playing abounded in brilliancy. There was a Hearty spirit shown by All the boys that made tie contest decidedly interesting. Kicking was at a minimum although there was plenty of noise. All the players and All the rooters commented on the various plays much to tie edification of the audience. A a bumper Payne who coached for the third warders proved a wonder Aud in Days to come he will rival Arlie Latham. Another favorite was Junior a urn styx Ross of the first warders who looked Wise Aud stole numerous bases. Saul Mccoy captained the first warders to the Best advantage but the third warders had their batting clothes of Aud won by scoring Twenty runs while the first warders got twelve. This was the first in four games to be captured by the third warders and they were congratulated of their Victory by the plucky juniors. The whole game is fully explained in tie following detail first Ward juniors a. H. O. A. E. Price c. 5 2 2 14 2 3 Wetzel p.5 0 1 1 5 0 Mccoy is 5 1 1 0 0 1 Williams la 5 0 0 4 0 1 Bowyer 2b. .411110 Ross 3b. 4 0 0 3 0 1 Lloyd if. 4 2 2 0 0 0 Scarlet of 4 3 6 0 0 0 Kostenbauder of 4 3 110 0 40 12 8 27 third Ward continent als a r. H. O. A. E. We. Of Brien c 6 5 4 12 1 2 Harry of Brien p 6 2 3 0 1 1 Law is 6 3 1 2 0 0 Juo. Hickey 11� 6 2 1 12 0 2 Payne 2b 6 2 1 1 0 2 Jas. Hickey 31� 6 l 1 0 0 3 Coleman if 5 0 0 0 0 0 Mcvey of 6 1 0 0 0 0 Frank Hickey of 5 1 0 0 0 0 51 20 11 27 5 10 first Ward 0 1 3 3 1 0 2 2 0�?12 third Ward 2 14 0 12 2 1 1-20 three base hit Jas. Hickey. Struck out by of brie jul by wetzel0. Bases Oil Halls off of Brien 11. Off Wetzel 4. Hit by pitched Ball Jas. Hickey. Umpire. Miles Barber. May lose the crop. Horace Sidler of Valley township informs us that he has 20 acres of wheat representing some 500 bushels Cut and in the Shock. It was Cut nearly two weeks ago since when the Rains have been almost incessant keeping the Grain too wet. To be hauled in tie barn. Or. Sidler says that unless More favourable weather follows lie will lose the whole crop. Several other Farmers of our county wore caught in about the same Way. Of the farm of or. C. Shultz Valley township is acres of Grain Are in the Shock. Taking special music course. Miss Stella lower Stein has gone to Freeburg to take a special course of six weeks ill tie musical College. She was accompanied to Freeburg by lie father s. L lower Stein River Road still closed. Whether the old River Road is eventually to be vacated or not the Public it seems Are destined to have no use of it the present summer. It is still closed to travel pending a final disposition of tie matter by tie court. There Are Many who would like to use the old Road but Are unable to do so. These persons say the Road is indispensable Aud protest very vigorously against vacating it. Laying new pavements. A new pavement is being Laid in front of w. J. Roger a shoe store Mill Street and two pairs of Iron cellar doors Are also being put in. The Brick pavement in front of p. C. Murray s store on Mill Street is being replaced by Flag stones ten feet wide and the Grade is being raised six inches. There a entirely too much smallpox in Elliis Section of the state for Comfort

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