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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - July 26, 1900, Danville, PennsylvaniaHomo paper a for tie Home the circulation of this paper is increasing rapidly. It will you to advertise in the american. Subscription $1 per Vear do. Sikying h. Jennings vex fast. Office Ilour 9 a. To 12 a 1 a. U. To 4 p./. 104 my a it Humiller. I let. . H. B. 425 Mill St., Danville a. Diseases of the stomach Ami intestines a specially d it. W. A milk dentist Zoffke 2is Millst Kkt. Teeth extrac Teil without pain. Crown and Bridge work a specially. Equipped with the latest and most improved instruments and prepared to execute the most difficult . C. H. Reynolds formerly of Catawissa. Office opposite Boston store Danville a dentistry in All its branches. Charge moderate and All work guaranteed. Established 1892.announcehent. I hereby announce myself As a candidate for jury commissioner subject to the decision of the Republican county convention. Weaver Mahoning township. 1 Why not have a trolley line political aspirants Are numerous. Republican primaries Friday evening Between the hours of 7 and 9. The merry go round at Dewitt spark is doing a Rushing business. Most of the Danville lodges will picnic during August. The District attorney will be Busy at the next term of court. July is now on the last Lap but a guest will probably break the heat record. The Cam meeting at Mountain Grove is near at hand and from All indications the attendance will be very Large this year. Yesterdays showers were appreciated by the town folks and Farmers alike. Allow no garbage to accumulate during the hot weather. Deadly disease May follow. The pulling out of a draw head of a car in a West bound freight train on the Pennsylvania Railroad at South Danville yesterday delayed the 12 3s p. Passenger train one half hour. The repairs to be made at the various school buildings in this City will be completed within a few weeks. The tenth annual reunion of fhe Susquehanna lutheran will be held at the Milton Park Milton pa., on thursday August 23. The Schuylkill Valley Telephone company has 3,0 h a phones which will be operated in Schuylkill county shortly. The Fli milies of or. Of theron Schultz Thomas Vincent and a. 11. Grone held their annual family picnic at or. Sch Tzy farm in Valley township yesterday. National guardsmen Are looking Forward to the coming Camp with eagerness. Owing to the extreme heat the silk Mill was not operated on saturday. Political buttons Are appearing on coat. A daughter arrived at the Home of photographer i. C. Lee Mill Street yesterday. Bedea the Barber has had an attractive sign painted on the building occupied by him. The festival at St. Peters m. K. % Church South Danville was Well attended on saturday night. Many portions of Montour county Are said to be suffering seriously from the continued drought. The episcopalians of it. Carmel will shortly erect a new Church. Miss Ida it Julla Gher has accepted the position of Supply operator in the Exchange of the Montour amp Columbia Telephone company. Stoesz band will furnish sacred music at the y. C. A. Open air meeting at the foot of West Mahoning Street sunday afternoon. The k. K. C. A., of Sunbury will hold their annual picnic at Paxtang Park Harrisburg on saturday. Some 1500 people Are expected to attend. The fare from Sunbury is $1. Let us have the trolley line before another year. A. Blue and John i Budman will leave in a few Days for a bicycle trip through new York state. They will visit Buffalo Rochester Syracuse Khira Ami other cities. Mrs. Hannah Geringer desires to return thanks to the friends and neighbors who so kindly assisted her in her recent bereavement. The a. K. Church of Bloomsburg will commence their annual Camp meeting at Rupert saturday july 28, and lasting Over two sabbaths. All Are invited to come and have a Good time in the service of god. Best of order will he observed by All no intoxicants allowed on or about the Newsom pastor. In Saint Paul a m. E. Church lecture room Liis evening the Rev. Richard Gilbert of Berwick will give his interesting series of stereo Ticon views taken at the Mountain Grove Camp meeting. Libra 1, Quot this coi Niky will never he entirely free until it supplies All of its own demands Iii its own vol. It no 30. Danville pa., thursday july 2 5. 1000. Established in 1855. More teachers Smiss Musselman miss Bloom and miss Bennett receive advances. A regular meeting of the school Board was held monday night with the following members present president Fischer Orth Harpel Green Werkheiser Burger Fenstermacher Lunger Keefer Curry Barber and Black. It was voted to remove the plaster in the Annex of the fourth Ward building and replace same with hard finish also that the Wood work be repainted the work of repairing Furnace pipes was Given to a. E. Bowyer. It was decided that will g. Brown examine and repair the locks on the doors of the Thistl Ward building. It was moved and carried that All Bills presented to the Board hereafter be Laid Over for a period of two weeks. The Board members were of the opinion that the Bills have been paid too hurriedly. The rates of tuition were next brought up Aud the prices charged by various nearby towns were presented. In each Case the tuition were larger than those of the local schools. The question was referred to the Transfer committee. A communication was received from miss Musselman asking that her salary be raised and a motion was made to Lay the communication on the table. This motion however was lost and it was voted to reconsider the salaries of miss Musselman also miss Bloom and miss Bennett. It was decided that these salaries be raised. Miss Musselmann a from $55 to $00 miss blooms from $50 to $55 miss Bennett a from $40 to $45. It was voted that architect Brugler superintend the painting of the third Ward school House. The bids for this work were read As follows w. Ii. Messer. $314.00 Emerson Adams. 311.75 c. F. Iler Shey. 341.00 thai contract was awarded to or. Adams. The following bids for flooring in the first and third Ward buildings were read g. F. Reifsnyder. $142.00 s. Trumbower. 137.50 Casper Diseroad. 115.00 the work was let to or. Diseroad providing he signs the contract within the next 3 Days. Bills were also made for the repairing and painting the window blinds but it was decided not to make these repairs at present. The following Bills were ordered paid John r. Lunger $13.40 g. F. Reifsnyder. 71.01 b. G. Carpenter amp co. 20.35 i. Rogers. 2.75 d. C. Williams. 0.50a Bill Day Beaver Lodge arrangements completed for the annual picnic on August 1. The committee having in charge the arrangements for the big k. Of p. Pic to Tobe held at Dewitt spark wednesday aug. 1, have arranged a very interesting program. The first event which will occur at i of clock will be a five inning base Ball game Between the fats and leans. John i. Evans will Captain the fats and a. C. Amesbury the leans. The umpires will be George w. Miles and Lewis Byerly. The prize will be a Silver cup. The other events Are As follow a one Hundred Yards dash. Watermelon race. Handicap bicycle race. Wheelbarrow race the prize an ornamental cup. Apple match. Tug of War. Bicycle race. Blue Rock shooting cont to prize a k. Of p. Design. There will be dancing during the afternoon and evening. Tin Nui in will be under the direction of ii 1 her Uve Hacks will begin runic Iii us the Park at 8 a. M., from the court fit a us be and from the Corner of Bloom m 1 Mill streets. Baskets May a left at the Barber shop of Kinney Evans Market Street the court House a no at Thom As Evans Barber shop Boom stint u ail members Are requested to secure tickets from the committee composed of Wesley i Hollabaugh Charles Getz Edward Pur Pur Claude guest Edward Rudy David Evans and John g. Waite. Isaiah Dawson. John Everitt. Boyer amp Baker. Thomas Vincent. Ezra Haas. George w. Hendricks. W. H. Orth. Mousing news. 3.75 8. In. 8?9.78 3.75. 6.95. 3s.15 8.46 the trolley would be in operation. Were it not for the stubbornness of several land owners bet weep this City and Bloomsburg a portion of the Dan Ville Bloomsburg Berwick trolley line would now be in operation when the Montour american of eel. 8, announced that a Survey for the line would be commenced on that Date the probability of the project was somewhat scoffed at. The fact that such men As Hon. B. F. Meyers and his son in Law Ellis l. Mumma of Harrisburg were interested in the Enterprise however made those who Are acquainted with or. Meyers relations with the Harrisburg and Wilkes Barre trolley lines think differently. For the first time since the Survey was completed or. Meyers and or. Mamma Are now going Over the proposed route. Tuesday morning they were in this City and in the afternoon they went to Bloomsburg. Or. Meyers tuesday expressed himself As being pleased with the Survey and stated that if difficulty had not been experienced in the securing of the right of Way from two or three parties Between this City and Bloomsburg a portion of the line would now be in operation. As soon As these cases can be adjusted. Which will Likely be shortly the work of construction will begin. Republican county convention the Republican county convention will be held in the court House on sat urday morning july 28th, at 10 30 of clock the primaries will be held on Friday evening july 27. Between the hours of 7 and 9 of clock at the usual voting . Titelis father seriously 111. John Titel father of Lewis Zitel of this City and blooms urge a oldest Citi j zen is seriously ill at the Home of his son in Law Hiram Palmer on West third Street that place and on account of his advanced age Little or no Hopes Are in pertained of his recovery. Or. Titel was 101 years old on the 16th Day of last 1 november. Or. Titel accompanied by or. S. Thompson called on his aged father serious runaway Accident. Or. And mrs. Simon Moser who reside near Washingtonville on the Washingtonville Road while returning Home from Market in this City on saturday met with a very serious Accident. About four Miles from this City on the Road leading from the Fenstermacher Tannery to the de. Boyer distillery which is a very dangerous one the horse stumbled and fell Over a Steep embankment dragging the Wagon and its occupants with it. Both or. And mrs. Moser were badly Hurt. The former was Cut and bruised about the head and face mrs. Moser was pinned Between the Wagon and Fence and was severely Cut and bruised and has several ribs association boat ride. An athletic association was recently formed by a number of Young men of this City which is to be known As the Danville athletic association. A boat ride to Chulasky will be Given by the association on Friday evening to which the Public is invited. Tickets 10 cents. The association is arranging for a Field Day at Dewitt spark Early in August. A runaway horse Breaks its neck. A valuable horse belonging to livery Man p. W. Leas was instantly killed As the result of a runaway sunday evening. The animal had been rented by John Baker and while driving near the grist Mill it became unmanageable and or. Baker alighted from the buggy. The horse ran toward this City and in doing so came in Contact with another vehicle coming in the same direction. The runaway in some manner tripped and fell alighting on its head and breaking its neck. Death was double its capacity some big repairs Are now in Progress at the Plant of the Danville rolling Mills which indicates that it will soon be in operation again and its capacity will be doubled. Work was commenced yesterday on the erection of 3 double puddle furnaces and three High muck Rolls. Just when the Mill will be started supt. Mullen is unable to state. Improvements progressing. The work of improving the y. C. A. Building is being pushed As rapidly As possible and will probably be completed within a Short time. The carpenters and plasterers have completed their work and the painters and Calci miners will begin work next week. Three new Baths one Shower and two tubs have been put costly fight. A performance almost As interesting As that of a circus took place in the Alley at toe rear of Eckerty a boarding House Friday afternoon. Joseph Hale and James Fedder employees at the Reading Iron works had some Little dispute and As their discussion grew quite hot they adjourned to the Alley to fight it out. They were just finishing the first round when officer Voris appeared and promptly arrested them. At the hearing before Squire Bare the parties were charged with disorderly conduct. They were fined $7 Bessemer Plant will be made at a special meeting of stockholders on monday july 80, it will be decided what disposition will be made of tie Plant of the Danville Bessemer steel company. The following notice of a special meeting has been received by the various stockholders of the company a a special meeting of fhe stockholders of the Danville Bessemer company will be held on the 30th Day of july 1000, at 11 a. M., at the office of the company 419 Market Street Camden n. J., for the purpose of voting upon the question of conferring upon the Board a of directors full authority to sell assign Transfer and dispose of All or part of the whole property to this corporation and to Divide the proceeds of said Sale with other moneys in the Treasury among stockholders of record at the time such distribution is made no other business will be the stockholders Are asked to sign and return by proxy immediately if they Are in favor of this Sale and agreement reached. No agreement was reached yesterday by the employees of the puddle department of the Reading Iron works and the company. As a result the bars were drawn yesterday afternoon and the puddle Mill will probably not be put in operation again this Weeka Victory for the �?~�?~77�?Ts.&Quot the �?o77�?Ts�?� easily Defeated the blooms Burg Junior base Ball Teiton at do witty a bark on saturday afternoon the score being 15 to 5. The Battery for the Home team was composed of Klase and Robinson and Savits and Riching were the Points for the juniors. The attendance was unusually be overseer of the cooking. Robert Miller has beep engaged As overseer of cooking for company of during the coming Encampment. Or. Miller has acted in this capacity several times Korr attempts suicide. Miss Lizzie Korr. Daughter of mrs. Mary Korr who resides at the Home of William Myers on Railroad Street attempted suicide in Philadelphia on monday morning by turning on the Gas in her bed room and then going to sleep. Miss Knorr forma1 y resided with her parents in this City and was Well known Here. With her sister Marne she left Danville some years ago and they took up their abode at 1538 Seybert Street Philadelphia. It was Here that she attempted to take her life. The Philadelphia North american in giving the details of the attempt at suicide says that Clara Lewis who resides in the same House with the Knorr girls was aroused by the fumes of the escaping Gas Early monday morning. It was found that Lizzie had locked herself in her room turned on the unlighted Gas and Lay Down to sleep it All away. In an unconscious state she was taken to the German Hospital in an ambulance. The doctors were at first unable to say whether the Case Wndle result fatally. A Telegram received by the girls Mother yesterday however stated that she was slightly better. Pleasant Hack party. A Hack party Given in Honor of miss Marie Shoener of Shamokin drove to the Home of or. And mrs. Calvin Shultz in West Hemlock township on monday evening. Those present a were misses Sara Waters Bertha Newbaker Annie Kempe Maggie duster Emma Bird Nellie Jameson Minta Shultz Louise Mcclure Bertha Crossley Naomi Shultz messes. Harry Farnsworth and Val West of Philadelphia Harry b. Patton w. V. Oglesby esq., or. L. K. Cleaver Charles Lyon Charles Seubert and will Eggert. Entertained Many friends. A Large number of friends were entertained by or. And mrs. Frank Bucher of Riverside on saturday in Honor of or. Buchers Twenty second birthday. Seventy live guests were present for dinner and supper. The Riverside social club and or. And mrs. George w. Roat of this City presented or. Bucher with two very handsome chairs. He also received Many other gifts. Guests were present from Catawissa Sunbury and this City. It required Many bricks. The Brick Wall which is in the course of construction around the grounds of Castle Grove is a Gigantic piece of work and when completed 295,000 bricks will have been used. Yesterday work was commenced on the South Wall which will require 120,090 bricks in building the West Wall 155,000 bricks were used and 20,000 were used in the Gateway. The Wall is 17 inches wide at the base and is 24 inches at the top including the coping. The grounds near tire Gate Are being beautified and rearranged. Marshall Cripps. At the residence of the grooms parents or. And mrs. B. Marshall water Street last tuesday evening occurred the marriage of George c. Marshall a Well known Young Man of this City to miss Elizabeth Cripps daughter of William Cripps Engineer at i estate Hospital Gas Plant. A number of friends witnessed the ceremony which was performed by the Rev. F. Mower. Or. And mrs. Marshall will reside with the former a parents. A Brief mention of the movement of your friends and acquaintances. Adopted new books. An adjourned joint meeting of the school Board and the teachers was held tuesday evening with ten directors and thirteen teachers present. The following new books were adopted Gordys in. S. History to replace Barnes history Nicholas arithmetic to replace Milhet a arithmetic Barnes system of vertical writing to replace the Sheldon system. Coming picnics at Dewitt s Park. The following picnics have been booked for Dewitt a Park july 26, evangelical Church and sunday school july 27, German lutheran Church and sunday school aug 1, uni Glitsos pythias aug., 7, masonic order of Catawissa August 11, Clark family reunion August 26, Voris family Damli was infield s. Tobias the Man who took an overdose of laudanum wednesday evening. The it new drinking Fountain is already doing Good service. Mrs. Margaret Young mrs. William Young and Sou Lewis and miss Alice Himes spent yesterday in Catawissa. Bernard Enright is visiting friends in Wilkes Barre and Scranton. Miss Charlotte Persing and William Kemp were guests yesterday at the Hinckley cottage roaring Creek. W. Ii. Ammerman made a business trip to Catawissa yesterday. Miss Clara Horton is visiting relatives in Mcewensville. Lieut. William Clark of South Danville was in Sunbury yesterday. The Rev. O. G. Heck left yesterday for a trip to Harrisburg. Charles Newberry attended a funeral in Milton yesterday. Miss s. Vav. Browne is visiting Harrisburg friends. Andrew Pohl left yesterday for Miami City Ohio where he will take up his residence. Or. And mrs. John run of Shamokin were the guests last evening of or. And mrs. I. C. Jones on Mulberry Street. Miss Maggie Tooley of Philadelphia is visiting her Mother mrs. John Tooley Vine Street. Miss Mary Moyer of Williamsport is visiting relatives in this City. Mrs. Clarence Frick and children left yesterday for Lake Winola. Judge Holloway and family will leave for that resort today where they will spend six weeks. Miss Helen Jameson of Berwick is visiting her Mother mrs. Samantha Jameson West Mahoning Street. Or. And mrs. A. Gearhart returned last evening from a ten Days stay at the Delaware water Gap. Mrs. Adin r. Myers of Pittsburg formerly miss Ivy Rishel is visiting at the Rishel Homestead on East front Street. Or. And mrs. T. F Patterson and daughter miss Abigail spent sunday at Harvey a like. Miss Bridget Murphy known As sister Mary Beneti of the Convent of mercy Pittsburg is visiting her parents or. Aud mrs. B. Murphy first Street this is her first visit in nine years. Miss Rebecca Gearhart of Lewisburg was the guest sunday of mrs. Catharine Van Hoatran Riverside. William s. Metier of Brooklyn n. A. Is visiting at the Home of Oscar Kase. Mill Street. Sister Mary fides of the Convent of mercy Pittsburg formerly miss Belle Shepperson of this City is visiting her parents or. And mrs. William Shepperson East front Street. Mrs. A. A. Geisinger returned from a trip to Philadelphia yesterday. Mrs. James Vandling left yesterday for a visit of several weeks w Ith mrs. S. Hort Scranton. Philip Dechant of on friends in this City yesterday. Master Harry Ricketts of Wilkes Barre is visiting at the Home of Frank Howe West Mahoning Street. Miss Laura Divel is visiting friends in Milton. Miss Cora Moyer is a visitor in Northumberland. Or. And mrs. Morris Pursell of Philadelphia were guests Over sunday at the Home of d. A. Montgomery Centre Street. Miss Emeline Gearhart returned saturday from a visit with friends in Harrisburg. Or. Thomas b. Holloway of Philadelphia spent sunday with his parents in this City. Roy Selder of Philadelphia is a guest at the Home of Charles Robson East Mahoning Street. George Cromley has returned from the Mary Packer Hospital Sunbury where he has been undergoing treatment for sometime past. Miss Sarah Wilson is visiting her sister mrs. Aug. Diener Williamsport. Mrs. Jennie Jordan is visiting relatives in Gettysburg. Miss e. Ii Stevens of Philadelphia is the guest of mrs. T. F. Patterson Northumberland Street. Mrs. R. Sharpless of Hazleton is visiting her Mother mrs. W m. Gearhart West Market miss a Larriette Alexander of Philadelphia is visiting her sister mrs. W c Davis Mill Street. Miss Kate Reynolds is visiting relatives in Williamsport. Or. And mrs. Frank Voris of Baltimore Are visiting his parents or. And mrs. Elijah c Voris ferry Street. Miss Nellie Watt of York is a guest at the Home of Gen. Sec. W. D. L a master East front Street. Charles Beaver of Jacksonville fla., is visiting relatives in this City. Miss Catherine Berkley of Lewisburg is the guest of mrs. J r. Rote on West Market Street. Miss Minnie Shultz spent tuesday in Bloomsburg. Or. And mrs. Edward Dietz Are visit ing relatives in Howard this state. Miss Clara Blackett and miss Joseph i Ine Cousart returned tuesday a from a t visit in Dubois. Miss Ella James of Shamokin is vist iting relatives in this City. The name of the Man whose death from an overdose of laudanum occurred in this City on wednesday night was Friday found to be Winfield Scott Tobias. He could not have been very Well known in this Section and it is thought that the Only living relative be May have is a sister residing in Harrisburg. As the dead Man was not William Davi a second inquest was held Friday afternoon. From the evidence there was no doubt that Winfield Scott Tobias was the name of the Man. He is said to be from Berrysburg Dauphin county. William James and Edward Coleman of Salmon a Carriage shops identified the Man. They had worked with hint at Mausdale a year ago. The dead Man had lodged at the Heddens House at different times for several weeks and the last time lie w As there he left two Valise in the care of landlord Moser. Or. Moser did not know the Many a name but Friday morning he viewed the dead body and at once recognized the Man As the lodger. 1 n the Valise were found about fifteen dollars in Cash a Good suit of clothes and a Book on the Fly Leaf of which was written the name a a Winfield Scott in another Book was found the following inscription a a mrs. Kate mis Sner 410 Briggs Street Harrisburg this is my i he verdict by the jury was the same As thursday with the exception that the name Winfield Scott Tobias was substituted for William Davis. A Telegram was sent to mrs. Messner Friday morning informing her of her brother a death but at 7 of clock Friday night no answer had been received. During Friday afternoon the chief of police of Harrisburg was called by Telephone and instructed to inquire whether the dead Man had relatives residing in that City by the name of Messner. In reply poor overseer Kerns Friday night at 7.30 received the following Telegram Hakr Isiu jul. Pa., july 27. Kerns. Embalm body. It will be brought Here. Signed j. B. Kourtz chief of police. As the body was already in a badly decomposed state undertaker roat had just made the burial at the poor House farm and the grave had been partly covered up when a messenger handed him a copy of the above Telegram. Poor overseer Kerns answered the Telegram at once stating that Tobias had been buried. From the tone of the Telegram it is supposed that the sister of the dead Man Lias been found and that she will have the body sent to Harrisburg Festas presented by the ladies of the w. 0. T. U. Last Friday night. Ethel Herrington surprised or. And mrs. F. Herrington gave a pleasant Surprise for their daughter Ethel at their Home on East Market Street saturday evening in Honor of her eleventh birthday. A the evening was pleasantly spent by the children playing in the Square and later they marched to the Home of Ethel a grandmother mrs. Jennie Herrington t piano music furnished by miss Annie Miles. Here refreshments were served among which was a cake surrounded by eleven candles. Ethel received Many handsome presents. Those present were Elsie Moore Mario and Isabel Schoch Margaret Quot idler. Ruth Frick. Margaret Barber Isabel Wetzel Bertha Cloud Eleanor Corman Alico Ami Florence Heim Clara pet Weiler Mira Saunders Florence Price Lou Davis Pearl Yastine Rena and Elsie Gulick. Little girl s narrow escape. Catherine the eight years old Daugh ter of Eugene a. Moyer of 19 Penn Street had a very narrow a escape from being seriously injured on Mill Street saturday evening. The child was in the act of crossing Mill Street near the hotel Oliver w Hen a horse driven by a Farmer Down that thoroughfare at a quite rapid Pace struck and knocked her Dow n. The animal passed Over the Little girl and by the time the i ver managed to Stop she was lying pc sly under the Carriage. Wyeth Jive of Theli Orsey a hoofs struck her or a Heel of the Wagon passed Over tier body both she and spectators of the Accident Are unable to state but one of her arms and one of her thighs Are badly bruised. The child a narrow escape was witnessed by Many people who were on tha Street in that Vicinity at the time. Third brigade inspection. The third brigade n. P., of which the twelfth regiment is a a part will be inspected at Camp on aug. 9, beginning at 7 o clock in the morning. The inspection will be preceded by a review by the adj aut general. Officers to be dismounted at review. Inspection drills will follow immediately tie general inspection. The inspection drills w ill be confined to battalion Drill extended order and outpost duty and will be under the direction of the brigade inspectors. Phonograph party. A very pleasant phonograph party was a Iven at the Home of or. And mrs John Jenkins Church Street last evening in Honor of miss Lizzie Ryan of Hazleton. Those present were misses Maggie and Ella Mccaffrey Yettie a Stangier messes. Frank Ickes Frank Aten Lewis Rieck Carey Savery and Patrick Mccaffrey. Council met in regular session Friday evening with the following members present messes. Yastine Sechler Fet ten inn Jones Goldsmith i Holloway Brandt and Amesbury. Or. Kemmer being absent or. Holloway was on motion of or. Jones elected president pro tem. A committee composed of miss Mary Voris miss sue Colt mrs. l. Douglas mrs. Arnos Yastine and mrs. Alice Beaver representing the a. C. T. U. Appeared before Council stating that the drinking Fountain had been erected on tin Situ designated by Council and that it would formally be presented to the Borough saturday night at 7 30 of clock by James Scarlet esq., on behalf of the w. C. T. U. On motion of or. Fetterman the ladies were give a vote of thanks for their Noble work. On motion of or. Yastine Council decided to attend the exercises on saturday evening and receive the Fountain As tiie property of the Borough. On motion of or. Fetterman the Street commissioner was instructed to notify the property owners throughout the City to trim their Shade Trees so As not to interfere with the lighting of the streets. A complaint was received by the building and repair committee and submitted to Council stating that John Springer had recently built a stable on ids property in the Vicinity of Cooper Street within Twenty feet of a neighbors House. On motion the clerk was instructed to notify or. Springer that he had violated the Borough ordinance by erecting a barn without first securing a permit from Council. The following Bills were ordered paid. Water department. Regular employes.$144.30 . Mccoy. 20.00 Jos. Lechner. 16.03 Crandall packing co. 6.93 Neutral Penn a Telephone and Supply co. 35 Montour and Columbia Telephone go. 6.00 american car and foundry co. 381 37 Montour american. 6.00 . Express. 30 to Bouchi department. Regular employees. 82.50 Street work. 49.14 i. C. Williams. 2 20 Williana Doigg. 3.75 child surrendered to its Mother. A special session of court was held last Friday morning with associate judges Divel and Thompson 011 the Bench. The Only business transacted was the hearing of a Hareas Corpus Case. Mrs. Anna Taylor of Shamokin instituted the proceedings to recover the Possession of her son aged 34 years from the Convent of the holy Sisters in this City. Mrs. Taylor testified that she had been married to Thos. Taylor in Shamokin four years ago. Two children were born unto them a son and a daughter. The wife claimed her husband treated her shamefully and finally she was driven from tie House. On june 23, a separation was agreed upon with the understanding that the husband was to keep the boy with him. Mrs. Taylor stated in was not Long before the child had been placed in the orphanage at the Convent 111 this City. Mrs. Taylor was then crossed examined and an Effort was made to show that the husbands unkind treatment was due to the fact that the witness had not been True to might. Taylor also that she was unfit to have the custody of the child. Thomas Taylor the husband was present but lie had nothing to say. After hearing the proofs the court ordered that tiie child be delivered to the Mother Anna e. Taylor for custody and maintenance. Job printing was a queer sort of a joke. James Murray who was a few weeks ago reported killed and later As having been seriously injured while attempting to alight from a freight train at Addison n. Y., has at last been heard from and the appearances Are that mrs. Murray has been made the victim of an attempt at a most cruel joke. At first it will be remembered a Man whom mrs. Murray did not know and who said he had left this City with or. Murray called at her Home and informed her that her husband was dead. Shortly afterwards she received a Telegram saying that he was seriously injured. This was without doubt a a a fake Telegram As she was not required to sign for it. On saturday mrs. Murray received letter from her husband who is at Joliett this state. The letter stated that he had not been injured nor was he Ever at Addison lie also stated that he left this City alone. Mrs. Murray is inclined to View the whole matter As a joke and says that if she could but learn the perpetrators she would bring them to Justice. The office of the american using 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 Job printing fall kinds and description. A sgt get our paces before placing your ,hie Fountain the handsome gift accepted by the Borough saturday evening. It seemed As though every resident of Danville turned out on saturday evening to be present at the formal presentation of the new Public Fountain to the Borough by the local a. C. T. I7, Branch before the time set for the exercises the crowd commenced to assemble and when Stoesz band reached the scene it was impossible to get anywhere near the Fountain. The band rendered several selections after which attorney Scarlet in behalf of the ladies made an excellent presentation speech in which he detailed the i ports which have been put Forth by the donors to secure the Fountain. Charles Chalfaut esq., accepted the Fountain in behalf of the Borough with an address. He spoke of the Fine location and of How the gift would be appreciated by the citizens of Danville. The exercises were attended by the members of both the Xiv. C. T. U. And the Borough Council in a body. Music by the hand concluded the exercises. It now remains for Council to decide whether or not the Fountain is to be regularly supplied with ice. A Mountain Grove Camp meeting. The Twenty ninth annual meeting of the Mountain Grove Camp meeting association will open wednesday aug. 8, to continue until thursday aug. 18. The opening Sermon will be preached at 7 30 p.m., xxx wednesday. The Kev. R. Ii. Gilbert of Berwick will conduct the children a meeting and the Rev. Or. Frysinger of Bloomsburg will have charge of the Young Peoples meeting. The sunday school under the superintendency of Myron i. Low which has been so very successful in past years will Bedfield at 1 30 p. Special attention is called to this service and the presence of All is earnestly desired. The music a very special feature of Mountain Grove will be in charge of prof. Orval h. Yetter of Bloomsburg aided by efficient assistants. The communion service this year will be held on tuesday aug. 14.the most Liberal provisions have been made for the accommodation of ministers of the Danville District who May attend the meeting. Those tenting of the ground with their families will be furnished with one tent free except where Choice of location is granted when one Dollar will be charged. All others will be provided with sleeping accommodations in the new and comfortable preachers Home free of charge. Rev. F. 8. Bought of St. Peters Church South Danville will have charge of the preachers Home. Among those who manage the affairs of the association this year is of. Shoop of this verdict set aside. President judge Pennypacker of common pleas court so., 2, Philadelphia has filed an opinion setting aside the verdict in the Case of w. F. Waters who recently obtained $47,000 from the Atlantic refining company for the loss of his Eye sight Waters was represented by Charles Goldsmith of Philadelphia son of councilman Goldsmith of this City. The plaintiff was a minor in the employ of the refining company and the reason for the setting abide of the verdict was that the boys earnings while thus employed were not made known to the jury. Left clothes on Railroad track. A Mill Street lad named Alex Grimes on saturday went in swimming to his sorrow. With a crowd of boys be was enjoying a swim in the canal near the Brick Yard below town and thoughtlessly enough he left his clothes lying on the Lackawanna Railroad track As a consequence the first train that passed made Grimes apparel look like a Sieve. Thomas Reilly a hat was on the track and was also Cut up. Grimes managed to borrow sufficient clothes with which to get Home and it is Likely that hereafter he will be More careful in selecting a spot in which to leave Bis Breut entertained. Miss Pearl Brent entertained a number of her girl friends at her Home on front Street tuesday evening. Music by misses Stella Burgner and Dora Jenkins together with various games formed the evenings amusements. The following were present misses Ella Camp Sallie Woodside Elizabeth Reed Hannah in rout Cordelia Kramer Pearl Brent Mae Brent Edith Jenkins Verna Reed Stella Burgner Dora Jenkins. Mausdale won. A team composed of Mausdale gun. Ners Defeated a Washingtonville team on saturday by a score of fifi to 12. Lol lowing Are the members of the teams Aud their scores Mausdale Lewis files 11 j. Fry 10 a. Fry 10 a. Lawrence 11 j. L Titsworth 11 c. Lawrence 7 j. a. L. Wagner 10 c. Moser 11 a. C. Cour son 11 c. Oyster 0 a. E. Seidel 8 1. Calla Lioon 7 a. Gresli 6. Prohibition nominations. The Montour county prohibition executive committee has made the following nominations for sheriff David Gibson fourth Ward for associate judge Cyrus f. Saver West Hemlock township for jury commissioner William l. Antrim third Ward. Vice chairman Visner presided at the very sad Case. F. Hess and j. A. Earns overseers of the poor of fishing Creek township took mrs. Jacob Kline of the same township to the Danville Hospital for the insane tuesday. Mrs. Kline is the wife of the Man taken to that institution monday by Sheri it daily. Will play in Sunbury. The �?o77�?Ts�?� of this City will Cross bats with the Sunbury Pennsylvania Railroad team at Sunbury saturday

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