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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - July 25, 1901, Danville, PennsylvaniaHome paper _ a for k Home the circulation of this paper is increasing rapidly. It Wil pay you to advertise in the american. Subscription $1 per year or. Irving ii. Jennings vesti St. Office hours 9 a. To 12 a 104 Mill St., 1 v. M to i v. M Danville Ltd a this col try will never he entirely free until it supplies All of its own demands wit 11 its own vol. 46--no 30. Danville 1a�?z thursday Illy 2.�?o�, 11 01. Is la i de in 1h55, in session Shultz in a. In. 425 Mill >r., Danville a. Diseases of the Stop each Ami intestines a specially i a a. P. , a a dentist office 21s Mill Sikkut. Eel it extracted without pain. Crown and Bridge work a specially. Equipped with the latest and most improved instruments and prepared to e most ditto cult work. The or. C. U. Kevn Edh formerly of Catawissa is i a office of Lomita Boston store Danvi Liti a Dart atry in All it to Raiji hrs. Charge moderate Ami All work Nara need eatable to hed 1892. Election notice. The Republican primaries for Montour county will be held Friday aug. 2nd, from the hours of i Cio to s of clock p. For the purpose of electing a Delegate to the state convention and nominating candidates for the various county offices. By order of we. L. Gouger chairman. Pleasant address by general Secretary w. D. Laumaster. Cox Iosevi news. J. C. Moyer has placed a hand piano in Bis restaurant. Joseph Hunter is convalescent after a Short illness. The 81st of july is set apart at the Pau Arn As elks Day and quite a delegation from this Vicinity will Honor Buffalo in their presence on the occasion. Sunday school picnics Are enjoying Dewitt s Park this summer. Dealers in ice Cream have had great cause for wearing smiles this summer. The reason is obvious. Glancing at the therm metric records of outlying resorts the stay at Home is confronted by the Assurance that Danville is As Cool As any of them. The Early morning hours Are pleasant. Anyone who has been in doubt As to the pleasure of a Day at the Parks should have been at Dewitt spark saturday and read the testimonials on the Happy contented faces of the people in the crowd. The Days grow Shorter. Summer complaint is unusually prevalent among Chi Hereu this season. The National guard in Camp at it. Gretna will is the attraction this week. A party of Young people from this City Are enjoying a weeks camping at roaring Creek. Coal dealers say there will let a no increase in Coal prices before september. Clarence k. Billmeyer a former resident of Liberty township this county died at Salisbury Somerset county Mon Day night. The dec std was 49 it ears or a age a son of William Billmeyer a brother in Law of county superintendent w. D. Meinz Todt. The largest Snake of theft a on Ltd a me to the surface in tins it y 1 i Sdun. It was encountered in tin Usiri p near the i stove works by Charles ionian and William Dittke two Hoys who were a a watching cows. The reptile a Black Snake six and a half feet Long and nearly eight inches in circumference turned upon the boys and chased them a Short distance. The Snake was finally killed f. Ii. Hannau is building a two Story Frame addition to his residence in South Danville. Rev. Joseph Bell pastor of the reformed Church Strawberry Ridge is the Happy father of a bouncing boy born tuesday morning. These Are lonesome nights for some of the girls since co. A Hoys Are gone. Quoit pitching is a popular sport this summer. The Days have lost 27 minutes in length since the longest Day. Or. And mrs a. G. Marr of Shainkin announce the engagement of their Sou William p. To miss Helen Augusta daughter of Rev c. H. W. Stocking. D. A. Formerly of Orange n. J. Or Marr is Well known in Danville he is a grandson of mrs. Matilda sheriff East Market Street. Sub mail Carrier Edward Purpur is on duty during the vacations of the Reg u Lar carriers. The Friendship fire company will hold the third of its series of ice Cream festivals at the engine House on saturday night. Northumberland county democratic candidates Are awfully Busy this week. The primaries will 1 held on saturday evening. Ashland is on the verge of a water famine. Goodrich Post no. 22, g. A. It., fourteen Strong headed by d. C. Williams As drummer and followed by the Post a Annon in arched to Dewitt spark last evening. The time set for leaving the Post room was 6 30 of clock hut it was after 7 of clock when tie veterans got in line. The Post was followed by several Hack loads from this City who upon arriving at the Park found a Good size a crowd upon the grounds made up mostly of Riverside and South Danville people. Three salutes were lived from the Post Cannon which awoke echoes in old Bald top and Blue Hill after which general Secretary w. 1. Laumaster delivered an appropriate address Felici Tating the veterans upon the Good time and healthful recreation in store for them and outlining to the crowd the plan adopted by the Post for entertaining the Public. Intoxicating beverages in All forms be said Are to be excluded while As to maintaining Good order the veterans who have faced the terrors of War it is not to be supposed will be dismayed by Rowdy ism in any form and they May be Relief upon to control the situation. The refreshment tent was Well tilled dining last evening and a considerable Quantity of ice Cream and the like was disposed a t. A number of families we Are informed have made arrangements to Camp out with t in veterans while a Large number of others daily will go Over by Hacks and take meals in the Park. S Apper it is said will he the popular meal As the visitors can remain to enjoy an evening in the Park. Goodrich Post Wil hold its first Camp to re to Morrow night. The event which will la quite unique in the history of the Park is looked Forward to with much interest and a Good attendance is assured. The Park will he brilliantly illuminated by gasoline torches and japanese lanterns equipped with sperm canticles hut there will he no tire of any other sort notwithstanding the term a scamp tire a applied to the event. There will he an address delivered by Comrade a a Bro Hicks of Montandon Well know n in this county As preacher of the methodist Church at Mooresburg. After the address there will he Short talks by the comrades of the Post who As the spirit moves them will relate reminiscences of Camp life during it he War. Invitations have been extended to thirteen different posts of neighbouring towns. Responses have not As yet been received from All but several including Catawissa have Given us Oiron Ces that Rome of their members if not the Post As a body will attend one or More of the Camp lires of Goodrich Post. At the Park sunday afternoon at 3 of clock a Sermon will he preached to the veterans and their friends by Rev. Hicks. His theme will be a fighting Good music will be rendered by one of our local Church choirs. The Public is cordially invited to each of the different events that will occur during the Camp. Awaiting arrival of lumber. Every one interested in the Reading Iron works this City is anxiously awaiting the arrival of lumber which it is understood will he the signal for employing a Large number of carpenters and entering upon the work of rebuilding in a Way that will ensure its speedy completion. The debris has been cleared away and the site is ready for the new Structure. Many of the employees feel the loss of time very keenly and no one is Mote anxious than they that the new building should be under Way. Business in general feels the effect of the diminished pay and will he much Heneritte 1 when the whole Plant is again in operation. Lovers of Green apples our Puli men were kept u a in Day chasing fruit thieves. The officers during the afternoon were wanted in every part of town at pretty much the same time. T he offenders Are half grown Hoys who Are not willing to wait until the apples Are Ripe but invade the Hack Yards breaking Down the fences and carrying away the Green fruit. Officer Voris has a 1 iof names which he has secured at the expense of considerable Effort and the first thing some of the Youthful marauders know they will be in the toils of the Law. George l. Mclain elected to succeed Samuel Goldsmith. The Council held a regular meeting Friday night followed with another executive session. There seemed but Little business on hand that Council was willing the Public should know anything about and the session consequently was a Short one. The Only proceeding of interest was the election of a successor to Samuel Goldsmith. The names of Elias Maier and George Leslie Mclain were placed in nomination for councilman of the third Ward to fill the unexpired term. Maier was nominated by or. Dougherty and Mclain by or. Jones. Or. Mclain was declared elected the vote standing As follows Maiert Dougherty George Sechler Kenimer Laurer and Brandt. Mclain Davis Yastine. Fetterman m. I it. I. Sechler Jones and Gibson. On motion of or. Yastine the Public Fountain presented to the town by the woman a Christian Temperance Union was ordered painted. Council having decided to Purchase five Hundred feet of Hose for the Friendship fire company Friday i i a several Samuks including a fire King and a Eureka fire Hose a were examined which had been submitted by Curry a a Yunnan and welliver Han w re in Pany local agents. The at in a lib. Which in Price ranged from 75 cents to �1 t a r foot were very satisfactory. On motion of or. Vastire the matter was referred to the committee on fire with authority to Purchase. On motion the Bridge Over blizzards run near the i. L. Brewery was ordered repaired. The committee appointed at a special meeting of Council to draw up resolutions of condolence on the death of Samuel Goldsmith reported As follows whereas it has pleased almighty god to remove from our midst Samuel Goldsmith our esteemed Aud worthy member who Coull always be depended upon to do right under All circumstances a Man of Sterling a jul deities who could not he swerved from what he believed to be just and to tie very Best interests of the Borough. He will not Only be missed by this body hut As a business Man a kind Friend a Loving husband and father and in the Church in which he was a consistent member. But we Bow with Humble submission to the will of our supreme Iuler knowing that he doth All things Well. Resolved that j these resolutions be entered on the minutes of Council and be published in the papers of this Borough and a copy he sent to the family of the deceased. Respectfully submitted Amos vast Ink Joseiph m. Gibson Joseph Jones. The following members of Council responded to the Roll Call Dougherty Jones m. D. L. Sechler Fetterman. George Sechler Yastine Laurer. Davis Brandt and Gibson. The following Bills were approved for payment water Oei Artmon i regular employees. $1-14.30 extra labor. 2.40 Washington Hose co.,.65 h. B. Fat ton. 4.00 Harrison bros.,. 150.00 a. Peters. 3.91 Atlantic refining co.,. 16.45 Joseph Lechner. 07.99 e. W. Peters commission .12.50 Borough department. I regular employees. $82.50 i Street labor and hauling .32.4c s. Bailey amp company. 2450 commercial stamp company,.40 winding town clock. 30.00 repairing City Hall. 2.25 h. B. Patton. 20.00 b. B Brown. 2.30 or. C. Shultz. 2.50 k. W. Peters commission. .12.50 Brief mention of the doings of friends and acquaintances. Your John Lang of Philadelphia spent last evening in this City. Or. Lang was an employee at Castle Grove a few years ago. M�88 Helen Ramsey is visiting friends in sunburn. Mrs. Sarah Zimmerman spent last evening at the Home of Christian Bogart roaring Creek. Miss Lulu Morgan of Kingston is visiting at the Home of the misses Bassett Mill Street. Mrs. Charles Green left last evening for a visit at it. Gretna. Miss Sarah Del no returned to this City last evening after a i Short stay with friends in Harrisburg. Mrs. Joseph Faust of Centerville Michigan will return Home today after a visit with friends in this City. Miss Mary arms left yesterday for a Short stay with friends in blooms Burg. Miss Hazel Pitner of Philadelphia returned Home yesterday after a visit with relatives in South Danville. Miss Edna Reed left yesterday for a visit with relatives in new York Ami Newark. N. J. Mrs. J. Ii. Cole and children Margaret Ami Harry wednesday evening returned Home from a weeks visit with friends in Watsontown and turbot Ville. Simon Goldsmith of Dubois arrived in this City yesterday for a Short visit with his Mother mrs. Samuel Goldsmith lower Mulberry Street. Miss Frances Musselman of Stevens Point Wisconsin is visiting her Sisters at the Musselman Homestead West Mahoning Street. Miss Bertha Kramer of Philadelphia is visiting her parents or. And mrs. William g. Kramer. Front Street. Mrs. John Wolverton. Of a Susskin will make another assessment of the third Ward. The school Hoard held a regular meeting monday night. There was but Little business on hand and the session was a Short one. The following directors responded to Roll Call Orth Fischer Burger Green Werkheiser Keefer Curry by orly and liar Pel. The contract for furnishing a slate blackboard for the senior secondary room of the first Ward building was awarded to George Reifsnyder. The dimensions of the Board to be 49 by 8. Feet the Price 194 cents per foot. On motion it was ordered that the time he extended for receiving bids for painting Ami Calci Jiining until next meeting August 12. Or. Green reported that the returns of the assessor of the third Ward this year show the number of pupils Between the Ages of 6 and 16 years As Only 316, while last year the returns showed 484 pupils. It was believed that the assessor made an error and As the state appropriation is based upon the number of pupils in the District of school age it was feared the mistake might result in a reduced appropriation next year. After some discussion in was decided to make another assessment of the third Ward. On motion of or. Green it was decided that Fred Jacobs be employed to perform the duties of assessor at a remuneration of $25. Or. Ilar Pel presented the resignation of miss Mary a. Pfahler As substitute teacher. On motion of or. Green it was decider that the joint meeting of teachers Ami directors he held on tin evening of August 5th. The stack at the fourth Ward school building which at last meeting the Board decide 1 should he raised Twenty feet As a Means of securing better draught again came up Lordi Civiss Nin. Or. Keefer Declarer that the Richard Butler s Glose Call Friday night i predicament of a d. L. Amp w. Passenger last. Richard Butler the 11 year old son of Lawrence Butler six ller Hill narrowly e caped death by drowning in a deep Cistern about half past nine of clock on Friday night last. A trapdoor on the floor had been left open and As the Little fellow was walking Over the spot in the darkness he Tell into the Cistern sinking in eight feet of water. As he fell he gave a Screan which was heard by his Mother. Or. Butler had retired hut lie was quickly aroused by his wife lie flew to the c Steru but before his arrival master Richard Hail already sunk and reappeared on the surface. The Cistern is fourteen feet deep. There was no ladder no rope or anything at hand by which a Rescue might he effected. Time was very precious. Without hesitating a moment or. Butler who As is Well known is of Strong athletic build dropped Down through the trap door supporting his weight by grasping the floor Over head. Thus hanging his feet very nearly touched the water in which his son was struggling. The Little fellow directed by his father clutched the latter a feet and thus kept himself from sinking. Meanwhile mrs. Butler aroused the neighbors who rescued father and son. Or. Butler was very nearly exhausted and could not have kept his hold much longer. A singular incident. A singular incident occurred tuesday afternoon As express Man Horace Bennett was returning from the 2 21 Penn Sylvania train. When about Halfway across the River Bridge he was startled by a report As of a pistol to near his head As to it cause his ears to ring. No one with a revolver was in sight. The affair seemed so mysterious that or. Bennett stopped in it make an investigation in w hich he was to if a by several i a a a a a a Talt k is other persons who were driving through Sunbury. Constructed on a wrong principle Amitin Bridge. Oats crop will be Short. Farmers Are Busy at present harvesting Oats. The crop this year is Short in Straw and poorly tilled owing to the drought prevailing during the latter part of june and a portion of july. The deficiency in Oats however is rather More than counterbalanced by a heavy wheat and Hay crop this season. The Corn crop throughout this county is still holding its own notwithstanding dry weather. Pic nicked at roaring Creek. A number of Young ladies Pic nicked at roaring Creek tuesday. Those in the party were. Misses Sarah Yastine. Alice guest mints Shultz Mary Lloyd Lulu Mcclure Emma Bird Lillian a11 Gunier mrs. Paul Groff Anil mrs. T. In Winters teen of this City miss Marie Sci owner of Shamokin and miss Lizzie Coolbaugh of Kingston. To organize Union. All the clerks of Danville Are urged to attend a meeting to he held in the room formerly occupied by he Hoehr a grocery Mill Street at 7 30 of clock tonight. The object of meeting is to organize a clerks Union. Street years. Aged woman passes away mrs. Phoebe Stillwell front a lied Friday morning aged 70 the deceased was the widow of Charles f. Stillwell who died some Twenty years ago. She is survived by four sons and three daughters Charles Edward and George f. Of this City Daniel a. Of Tyrone Elmer e. Of sparrows Point mrs. Philip Ortman of Reading mrs. Thomas Gibbs and mrs. John Anderson of this City. Semi monthly shoot. The Danville gun and Rifle huh held its Semi monthly shoot at Dewitt spark Friday afternoon. The event was a Blue Rock shoot of 25 targets. Woolly and Ammerman led each with 17 hits to his credit. Others scored As follows Phile 15 Patterson it Dietz 10 Schram,15 or. ,12 or. Smith South Danville teachers. The school Board of Gearhart township Northumberland county on thursday evening elected miss Mary Pfahler and miss prudence blizzard of this City teachers of the South Danville school. Miss Pfahler was Given the higher Grade and miss blizzard the primary depart ment. Spent sunday with her parents or. And mrs. Samuel i uglier Riverside. Miss Puma Coolbaugh of Kingston is visiting miss Alice guest Nicholas Avenue. Prof. A. K. Campbell of sunburn conducted the concert rendered by the Penn social orchestra at Dewitt Park saturday. Miss Mary Yortis left on saturday for Buffalo n. Y., to visit the pan american exposition. At Scranton hie was joined by her brother Samuel of new York. Mrs Florence Saunders and daughter Gertrude of Moorestown n. A. Arc the guests of or. And mrs. A. C. Bowyer East Market Street. Rev. A. B. Bowser Ami children Frank Whalen and Isabel Are visiting relatives in Pittsburg. John Sweisfort spent yesterday with friends in Berwick. Mrs. Ida Baldy is enjoying a visit with friends in Plymouth. Or. And mrs. J. J. John and two children of Eykens Are tin guests of or. And mrs. P. C. Newbaker West Mahoning Street. Mrs. May Diehl of sunburn is visiting her daughter mrs. Emily Diehl at Grovania. Miss Emma Gearhart is the guest of or. And mrs. It. K. Polk at Moosic Lake. John Deshay of new York is visiting relatives in this City. Mrs. George Deitz and sons Alfred and Edward of Eort Worth Texas who Are guests at the Home of Charles Deitz. Market Street spent tuesday with friends in Shickshinny. South Danville Blaze. Some excitement was caused in South Danville tuesday night by a fire which broke out on the roof of it George Steinerts residence near tie Pennsylvania depot. The fire which was discovered by a neighbor originated in a spark from the Chimney. It was extinguished by a few buckets of water but not until it had burned quite a Hole in the shingles. Norman Hall an attendant at the state Hospital is spending his vacation with his parents near Montoursville. Ernest c. Rogers of Sunbury manufacturer of Granite and Marble monuments and headstones has been in this City for several Days erecting some work in the episcopal and presbyterian cemeteries. Mrs. Catherine Weaver and granddaughter Anna of Williamsport Are the guests of or a. Weavers brother j. R. Maginley near the fair ground. Miss Ethel l. Smith i visiting friends at Williamsport. C. W. Sholes of Chicago one of the stayers of the Baldy guards is visiting capt. Johnson his old chum. He will remain for a week. Mrs. I. J Rogers spent yesterday with her son Ernest in Sunbury. Miss Jennie Thomas of Philadelphia is visiting at the Home of or. And mrs. Mary Reed Wall Street. Mrs. Charles Gross and mrs. Edwin Gross and daughter. Jennie spent yesterday with mrs. Daniel Shade Mooresburg. Miss Clara Wooters of Philadelphia returned Home yester Lay after a visit at the Home of or. And mrs. Edward Czechowicz. Mrs. Peter Waldmen Ami child of this City left yesterday for Reading where they will reside. Mrs. Hunter Ickes Ami miss Mary Mitchell returned last evening from Philadelphia. They report miss Arrie Derry a condition no better. Miss Marne Eggert of Shamokin is visiting her parents upper Mulberry Street. Or. And mrs. Charles a. Sid Ler of Sunbury visited relatives in Danville yesterday that increasing the height would not help matters a the of architect John Bruch r it a ordered that a smal or so ack of 16-Inch Terra Cotta pipe he erected inside thu Brick stack Ulrch it is believed will remedy the defect in draught. J. B. Wallize appeared before the Hoard in the interest of an electric program Hock or hell which he desires to install in the l first and second War school budding. The Price of the clock is Iju it i Iii a on the meter was in Feirfeil to the committee on it Upah. The following Hills were paid s. Trun Bower. $17.82 Juo. R. Hughes. 11.60 Geo. W. Hendricks. S.90 d. C. Williams. 7.55 Robert Miller. 7.50 Jno. R. Lunger. 6.00 interest and state tax on Bonds. 170.00 to Drain the empty canal. The Borough authorities have abandoned All Hope of obtaining any assistance from the Pennsylvania canal company in getting Ri-1 of the accumulation of tilth in the Bottom of the abandoned waterway. Street commissioner ii. B. Deen with a Force of men tuesday morning Hegnin work on an immense ditch or Trench which will 1m dug in the Bottom of the canal Between the Aqueduct and the dam at the structural tubing works. This it is believed will carry Oil the sewage Aud waste water which drains into the canal and will have the effect of making the Bottom fairly presentable. Death of mrs. D. P. Diehl. Mrs. Emily c. Diehl Grovania died sunday morning aged 64 years. The deceased was the widow of the late David p. Diehl. She is survived by three sons and a daughter Herbert of Buffalo n. Y., William and Benjamin a of East Danville and mis. Frank Hagen Bauch of Grovania with whom the deceased resided. Camping at roaring Creek. A number of people 1� it town monday for a weeks Outing at roaring Creek. Those in the party were misses Bertha welliver Rebecca Hess Maggie Breckbill Rebecca Titley Walter Russel Thomas Murray Thomas Evans Grant Sowers Watkin Evans David Sechler and or. And or. Harvey Lou Gen Herger of this City and miss Cleaver of Lowellville. A after a Short search a flattened Cartridge was found lying on the floor where the wheel had passed the Plank at the mini spot being burned with powder. This solved the mystery. Some one had dropped t lie Cartridge which was struck but tin wheel of the express Wagon. It Une one might have been Hurt assuming that the Cartridge was a loaded one As the a Inis tilled with people was immediately behind the express Wagon. Louse tested and condemned. 1 he Eire committee of Council monday evening tested live Hundred feet of the Friendship fire company a Hose which has been in service of a or seventeen years. But three sections were found tit for use. It is not often that Cotton Hose of this sort can be used longer than ten or eleven years. The committee on fire was empowered by Council at in it 1 is meeting to make a selection and Purchase Hose in a gtd Ite by. The committee held a my monday afternoon in was divided Oil a Choice Between fire King and Eureka Hose represented respectively by Curry a \ Annan and welliver hardware company. Purchasing therefore was postponed until the next meeting of Council when the matter will come up before the full body. Contractor Colow moved to Danville. Contractor a. L. Mcclow has sold his property on tenth Street to Edward Dietly Senbach and yesterday moved his family to Danville his former Home. Or. Mcclow has been a Good citizen and we Are sorry to learn of his removal but wish him Success in his new Home. Bloomsburg daily. Train. There was a Good Deal of excitement Al gang the line of the d. L. A w. Rail Road tuesday Forenoon especially at this City. Train no. 715 West engine no. 420, due Here at 9.09 a. M., which passed Catawissa on time failed to reach Danville. The Mere fact of the train being late at first caused Little comment hut As time passed on and half an hour elapsed it was known that something serious had befallen the train. Inquiries began to pour into the Danville station from the dispatchers office at Scranton and other Points but All the information that could he Given was that the train Lay stranded somewhere Between Cata Wissa and Danville at some Point Mote from either place and consequently out of the reach of the Telegraph the train which passed Catawissa at of clock at 11 had not yet reached this City. Long before that hour however excitement began to run High. Not Only the waiting passengers but the attaches of the station As Well Kepr their eyes Riv eted with a Long and anxious gaze upon the mile or so of Idle track extending eastward. The train delayed upon making Northumberland usually returns after Short Stop reaching Danville at 10 19 a. M owing to its non arrival tuesday train 704 with a made up Crew took the place of no. 715 on the upward trip. Shortly before its arrival however the regular train emerged in View and came Labouring Down the track in a Way that indicated that it had met with an Accident. The facts were soon Learned. As the train under full Speed struck a Sharp curve nearly Midway Between cat Alissa and Danville the eccentric strap on one Side of the locomotive snapped in two. This had the effect of disabling the engine on one Side leaving but one set of driving wheels to haul the train. The engine jumped and jolted Ini parting the same motion to the train which together with application of the emergency Brake Shook up the passengers considerably and caused great consternation. Probably no one was More had by frightened than express messenger cob who when discovered was endear Oring to climb out through the trap door in the roof of the car. As soon As the train was stopped the Crew set to work Patching up the break. After working an hour they were Able to proceed slowly. Their plight was first discovered by the Crew of an engine sent flown from Catawissa which arrived just As the crippled engine was ready to resume its trip. Railroaders say it is almost a Miracle that the engine did not leave the track considering the nature of the Accident the presence of the Sharp curve Ami the rate of Speed attained. An Accident at that Point might have been attended with fearful loss of life. Job printing the office of the american vein furnished with a Large a amp sort men of Job letter and fancy Type and Job material generally the la a Blisset announces to the Public that he is prepared at All times to execute in the neatest manner Job printing of All k kinds and description. 4 it Iet our prices before place your orders. A score of seven to six in Ville. Flavor of Dan entertained by miss Jordan. Miss Lizzie Jordan entertained a number a if friends at her Home on Railroad treet tuesday evening. Those present were the misses Georgie Martin Erie Jordan Marv Smith Maggie Elixson Katherine Ltd feel Theresa Mccue and miss Agnes Heath a if Sunbury Frank Mccue Ami William Morgan of this City. Harry Keller of Milton Calvin Mellick Woods Crawford Cameron Dehaven and will Brown of sunburn. Spent the evening at Island Park. I a number of Young ladies from this City a prove to Northumberland tuesday evening where they spent the evening at Island Park. Those in the party were misses. Emma Linker Mary my Bryan Bertha Driscoll Bessie Moody Jennie Reilly Mary Money Mary Brady. Mary Coleman Jennie Fagen Katherine Richards Katherine e<1 wards Myra la Erry. Katherine Peshier and Mary Toohey. Picnic and dance. Miss Lois Boyer of Plymouth and miss Quick of Lewisburg who Are the guests of miss Isabel Baldy w est a Honing Street were Given a Moonlight picnic and dance by a number Ltd 1 heir Danville friends at Hunter s right. About ten couples enjoyed the affair. Left for the Philippines. Mrs. Lizzie Brinton of this City who october last enlisted As a trained nurse in the government Servier Ami has since been stationed a at the government Hospital hair Francisco has been transferred to the philippine islands sin sailed on joint meeting. A joint meeting of the teachers and directors of the Danville school a Striet will be held monday evening August a hat 7 56 of clock for the purpose of a Iee iding in text Hooks in the different branches to he taught in thu schools a f the District for the ensuing year. By Oiler i f the school Board. W. Ii. I Horn it eco a. The 23rd in-1. A child Dies. Christiana a laughter of Samuel in Rev Valley township a lied tuesday night aged seven years. The deceased about Christmas lat was taken ill of a Low fever which Les tilted in death the funeral will he in id thursday at 3 p. In. Interment will take place ill Odil Fellows cemetery. By Lei Zion synagogue. The member of by Nai Zion synagogue and their friends Pic nicked at Hunters Park yesterday. Many members of the congregation residing in Bloomsburg Berwick. A. Were present. A most enjoy a 1 1 e a Lav was spent. James k. Schell dead. James k. Schell an old Atnel highly esteemed resilient of Limestone township died on monday last. He was 75 years of age. The funeral will take place thursday at 11 a. M Royal Arcanum Union picnic. The Royal Arcanum picnic association of this District held its meeting on monday at the Central hotel Sunbury. The councils in the District were Well represented. It was decided to hold the annual picnic at Island Park near Sunbury. Wednesday August 14th. Thiv Beautiful Park is Well known and centrally located. It is confidently expected that not less than three thousand people will he in attendance. The 12th regiment band will furnish the music. It is probable that supremo Regent Joseph a. Langfitt will be present and give a Short address. No lengthy speeches will he tolerated. Provision will be made for a series of athletic sports games and contests which heretofore have proved exciting and interesting. An excellent dinner can be secured on the grounds for 85 cents. The picnic association is composed of councils at Muncy Watsontown Milton Lewisburg Sunbury Shamokin it. Carmel Berwick Bloomsburg and Danville and represent Many of the Best people of their respective towns. The location of the picnic grounds is especially favourable for a Large attendance from this Section the train service is excellent. Further information will be Given by posters. Elmer barter hanged. Elmer e. Rainer was hanged tuesday morning in the Yard of tie Dauphin county jail for the murder a if ids brother in Law Isaac Miller near Halifax a year and a half ago. The execution was witnessed by fully eight Hundred a people death was caused by strangulation. Fully five thousand people tilled the streets around the prison and court House and clamoured for admission but from the vast assemblage not one word of sympathy or regret was heard for the doomed Man. Drove to Sunbury. A number of persons from this City a love to Sunbury monday evening where they were entertained at the Home of Charles Mantz. Those present were misses Nellie Shiek Mabel a skins Minnie Epli Lin Nice and Martha Carodisky a Mary Smith Ellie Jordan Bessie Seidel messes. Howard and Lloyd Barber Walter Epli Lin Grey Voris Charles Kramer Frank Derringer and a Charles Reed. Frank Pardo 111. Frank Pardo of Montandon formerly a tenant on the farm of to. Sloop Limestone township and Well known in Danville is lying very critically ill a if Haemorrhage of the stomach. Lie was taken ill last sunday. 1 How old timers score another Victory at. Dewitt spark foray afternoon their antagonists by Jug the much exploited Montgomery Nipe. As our team was up against one of the strongest teams in the country so the game possessed an interest unequalled by any contest this season and the Victory won carried with it an additional Honor. The Montgomery team is made up mostly of College Hoys Kilmer the Catcher until recently playing with the Bloomsburg Normal club. Lev Are a Good natured gentlemanly set of. Fellows who took their defeat gracefully notwithstanding t iat they claimed an unjust decision in the eight inning. The features of the game were the work of Buck in left Field and the playing of Watts at third base. At the end of the eighth inning the score Stool 6 to c. Montgomery failed to score in their half of the ninth. Martin went to first base on Halls. Gosh hit to Short which forced Martin out at second. Yenick took first being struck by pitched Ball which put gosh on second. With gosh on second and yer Rick on first Ross made a three base hit bringing in the two men and winning the game. A n i . K. I. O. A. If. Gosh is. 2 0 6 5 1 Yenick 2b. 0 0 4 3 Ross 8b. 2 14 2 6 Hoffman la. L ill o 0 Selder a. 1 2 4 0 3 Shannon of. 6 0 6 0 Buck if. 6 6 3 1 1 Mccloud pm o 1 5 u Farley of. 6 1 6 6 1 Martin of. 6 u 0 6 1 total. 7 0 27 16 8 Monido Myrv. R. H. O. A. E. Springer of. 1 2 1 a 6 Reinard is. 0 6 2 1 1 Kilmer a. 1 o 9 2 a a Watts 3b. 1 2 1 6 1 Bell a. 12 0 10 Piatt la. L 1 12 0 0 Banghart if. L 10 6 0 Reed of. O 6 u 0 0 Altson 2b. 0 6 0 2 6 total. 6 8 25 12 2 out out wih ii winning run was scored. ,.2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1�?7 Montti Mokry 0 0 0 1 1 3 1 0 0�? t removed to Hospital. Miss Carrie Derr who was injure to about the spine in a fall from a Cherry tree some three weeks ago was taken to the German Hospital Philadelphia tuesday by or. S. Thompson. The unfortunate girl since the Accident has lain practically helpless her lower limbs especially being partially paralysed and without feeling. There Are very grave fears i hat her Hack is broken or injured in such away As to Remler her a cripple of a or life. It Oon after the Accident she was placed in a plaster of Paris jacket. The first jacket placed upon her was not a Success which made it necessary for her to submit to the ordeal a second time. She is unable to move without the most agonizing pain. At the Hospital she will undergo an operation to determine the exact nature of the injury. If her Hack is not broken it is believed that she can be relieved even if a permanent a use is not effected. He was removed to Philadelphia on a cot. Mrs. Hunter Ickes and miss Marv Mitchell accompanied her. Received insurance. Mrs. Ella Moyer widow of the late Burgess John a. Moyer has received $1029 insurance from the Penn Mutual life a insurance company through the local agent will g. Kramer. Mrs. George Trometter and daughter miss Marcella of Shamokin spent yesterday with friends in this City. Jacob Bloom made a business trip to Sunbury yesterday. Miss Maud Ritchie of Wilk Sharre attended the picnic at Hunters Park yesterday. Marx Lew of Berwick spent yester Day in town. Mrs. H. Ii. Blight and son William of Sunbury Are visiting the former s Mother mrs. William Moyer Chambers tree. Mrs. Thomas Marta of Williamsport called on friends in this City yesterday. George Maiers spent a few hours yes ten Lay with friends in Sunbury. Miss Blanche Jones Railroad Street departed yesterday tor a visit with friends in Philadelphia. Or and mrs. J. Markley White of Norristown returned Home yesterday after a visit with mrs. Whites Mother mrs. Katherine Marshall East Market treet. Mrs. Tennie Zeth it i of Tilv of More Well Bedford t Oil Quot. Usu Nae been visiting mrs. Leom a Hauck grand Street left Vestert a a i it in m it Litwiller. Harry Stees esq., of Bloomsburg was in this City yesterday. C. Civile Yetter. Esq., Ltd of Bloomsburg transacted Hus inc Lay. Jeremiah Hale will return Home with his brother Street. S in Danville yester of Birmingham ala., today after a visit John Hale front
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