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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - July 26, 1906, Danville, PennsylvaniaBorne paper a for tie Homie 4 he circulation of this paper is in Reasing rapidly it will pay you o advertise in the american subscription $1 per year l k in. Ii .1h a ends. A a it 11 i a a err a a a Ltd a state Library. A. M r i t 11 i i r. A a a i i a i 4 i. I 11a n v 11 i k i a tilt to a ii a hand interline a is i ill. Jimh so i m us. A this country will never he. Entirely Eree until it supplies Alloe its own 1 i a m an is \ Viii its own i 0. Danville. 1�a�?z thursday ,1ijly 2 1, 1900. Established in 1850 Job printing the office of the America being furnished with a larg assortment of Job letter and fancy Type Anh Job material generally the publisher announces to the Public that he is prepared at All limes to execute in the neatest manner. Job printing of Al k Intis and description h let in ugh for vow picnics almost every titty now. I he finest Days of the summer a Rwjr picker 11 sonic sensational a Hist h a Torios. human being is constr tue by on if. He Glt it level. The cure store Market i it ii toothsome pit a Kriti Ltd these clays. I it it to als Here Aud festivals there to Vals everywhere. The South Side approach it comes Mon in approachable every Day. A a or advertising medium May lie ilk lie t until a tile which h takes something from everything with which it come into returns nothing which a been taken. The Anthracite Coal Trade is reports a str euely Dull at this time although operator look fora Little spurt us is wee k to enable dealers to re Peiu a their Hicks before the August in Rease of Feu c ends a ton in Price goes i Uto effect. Berk c county a use for the mate constabulary they Are stationed at Ada Rustow u to preserve order during a ramp meeting where they May it both ornamental and useful tie health Hoard of greater new York asserts that 95 i or cent of the list Ait mortality of that c a to is due to Dpi Threal diseases resulting from the it dug of impure milk i he annual report of tin state Chi is Mil Judea voters in session at Alimony shows an encouraging growth of a w Nie awake Christian organization. John Vuk. Gates says a the excellent a nip reports which Are Lav Oming but ter every Day the Large and ii teasing item Bic and Iron com Pau it railroads and business a liter Prises in general w ill eventually influence higher prices for Stock but we can look for this usual Midsummer Dulles tor some time to Collie Quot the Hub Kle Herry crop will be the Stralle to in Many years but the Blackberry promises to be tie most plentiful a decade and peaches and apples will he abundant so the Blueberry w ill not lie missed so much i Vii Haven Junction about five Miles Northwest of Mauceli Chuuk according to reports is running alive with by it is a Cominoli thing to see a Tig Burly Bear making his Way Down the Mountain in quest of some thing to eat a a it to tin Harrisburg Telegraph one of the questions to in in retin a out by the next legislature is a shall the electric and trolley line carry freight and express Quot it is doubtful it any votes w ill in East in the next against the proposition so Well will it in attended to in the elect Ion of members la v Gilbert of Northumberland while walking along tin Road at Blue Hill Friday right was Kroc ked Down acid choked by an Uuk own Man. Hut to strongly did she re sign to that sin was Able to fre herself and a Raj. The girl states that the fellow was a stranger who was Likely waiting to leave on a freight train. The mischievous child is always Worth training in right channels. American Hoy a a Ifould in taught to prize the ballot us a precious Herit age Only a mail minority of prohibitionists Are in Etna ers of the prohibition party yet lost of mislaid policy no. 21002 issued by the Penn Mutual i it insurance company. On the life of Saint a Mills the finder will please return it to the undersigned a been made the i swing of a duplicate. Samuel Mills. Danville. A. The Philadelphia. Pitt Hurt Aud Erie Telephone conic inv for whirl a barter will be aka a on August 7th, will have its principal office in Harrisburg the company will extend the lines of the Lude a Euleut companies Ami will spend about $5,turn, in its efforts to compete w Atli the hell sys Tern through Trout the greater portion of this state and new York. La Gai proceedings have been instituted again to Williamsport for $5,000 by Jacob f Winters in the statement of the Case filed or. Winters alleges Tomt he was injured on tie night of March 2�th,the a Ltd in a lit happening on Hast third Street near Geiger Alley the plaintiff maintains that because of a ditch across the thoroughfare unprotected by a signal lamp be was jostled out of a Wagon Ami that the Bones of his right leg were broken in three places. John Leshi Usk i of big Mountain is afflicted with sleep walking and his Latch somnambulist in feat terminated with dire Ful results. Last evening lie walked out of a second Story window Aud in the fall Cut his head broke two augers Aud was otherwise badly used up although fortunately escaping internal luxury. _ Engineer Arthur s. Clay of the state Highway compliance with request appeared before the 1 to rough Council Friday night t o give some definite information relative to tin paving proposition on North Mill Street. The subject was fully discussed in All it relation the Borough was Given Allt in information it desired and be fore adjournment it saw its Way c Lear to take step preliminary to entering Pou the improvement. Or Hay said lie bail advised the state High was department against paving further than Chambers Street As he believed beyond that Point Macadam could in employed to a much better advantage. He tinally agreed that it would be a Good proposition to pave As far As tie Northern end of the steam Mill. Or Clay said in had ascertained from tin state Highway department that the Street could be paved under the act w without using a course of Concrete substituting for it a course of gravel we Ali a two Inch Sand Cushion a i top. This was precisely what Council wanted Ami As it cuts Down the Cost materially it was decided to go ahead with the pavement. The Engineer agreed that in cutting Down the Stre. T to the proper Grade it might he necessary to remove Only a portion of the Fine Macadam roadbed existing on Mill Street which would make it necessary to use Only a thin course of gravel under the Saml Cushion. Mill Street is 22 feet wide and the state will pay for feet of the Width. The Borough must provide for curbing which of course will in paid for by the property owner.-1. The state will pay three fourths of tie Cost of the Mac Adam Roadway from the grist Mill to the Borough line. A Macadam Road or. Hay said should he sprinkled daily in order to get the la St service out of it on motion of or. Jacobs it was ordered that the state Highway department he notified that the Borough is ready to proceed with the paving of North Mill Street from Centre Street Leno feet northward with Brick the balance from the grist Mill to Borough line to i be macadamia de. It was also ordered that the Borough solicitor proceed to draw up an ordinance providing for the c on Struc Tion of curl to conform with paving by the owners of the abutting properties. On motion of or. Kussell it was ordered that a Bric k crossing he Laid on the Side of Talar Street at front and water streets. On motion of or. Boyer it was ordered that a Bric k crossing he Laid on last Mahoning Street on the West Side of ferry Street. Stree t commissioner Miller reported a defective sidewalk on the West Side of Church Street Between Walnut Aud lower Mulberry streets caused by a Large tree growing on the sidewalk leaving Only a narrow walk Between tin tree Ami a cellar door belonging to the residence in motion the Secretary was requested to notify the owner to remove either tie tree or the cellar door so As ice leave the sidewalk unobstructed. On motion of or. Bedea it was Ord ered that Janies Shultz and Harry Sterbrook be notified to place the sidewalks in Good repair at their properties on East Market Street. N motion of or. Yastine it was ordered that thu Danville so blooms Burg Street Hailway company he informed that if it will raise its track on Bloom Street Between a Street and the Borough line the Borough w ill fur Nih the material Lor the filling up. Ii motion of or. Kussell if was ordered that hereafter no sewers be extended unless the tap Page fee lie first paid by the petitioners also that Hills a a a rendered to nil those who have not paid for sewer Extension. A communication was received from l. W. Snyder Thomas h. Let Kugle Bert Albert Ami Marie theim calling Council s at tout Ion to the change mule in Channel of blizzard s run at the Hanover brewery by tie sinking of Prim which has had flu effect of re a luring the Width of Tom Stream exposing their prom ties to the danger of overflow at times of heavy rain on motion of or ,1.icohs it was ordered that the Hanover brewing company Imp requested to remove the pipe from the bed of tin Stream. A communication signed by g. .1 Kay division Engineer was received from the d. L. So w. Railroad company. Enclosing agreement relating to a request from tie Borough to Lay a water pipe under its tracks. The agreement was ready for signature hut tin division Engineer called attention to the 1th a a Lause which provides for the payment of $10 to cover the expenses of drafting the agreement the demand for payment of to dollars was considered unprecedented and exo hit ant by Council but on motion of or. Kussell it was ordered that the ten dollars in paid to the end that the water pipe could he Laid As desired. Through local agent George Eggert the Borough was requested by the d l amp w. Railroad company to Forward a copy of its ordinance and charter. Should there he no charter and ordinances tin Railroad company wanted to know under what act of Assembly the Borough of Danville was incorporated. Continued on Poge 4 George Reed of Shreveport la., formerly of this City Lias been most singularly bereaved. On Friday his wife died at a Hospital in Shreveport and on saturday his Mother in Dan Ville suddenly expired her death be ing due to the Shock caused by the Telegram announcing the death of her daughter in Law. George Reed and his wife after a sojourn of some weeks in Danville left for the South Early in May. The message saturday announcing thu death of mrs. Reed proved a great Shock to every one. The Telegram was delivered at the Home of c. P. Harder Hurch Street where mrs. Alfred Reed form Erly resided. Mrs. Harder carried the Telegram to thu Home of mrs. Joseph Market Street where mrs. Heed has lived during the year past. Mrs. Reed was very much affected by the sad news but there was nothing to indicate that death was about to Lay his cold hand upon her. She kept moving about the room in a leisurely Way busied with a few household duties. She was urged to sit Down but she declined explaining that she Felt better when occupied with work. The Telegram was delivered to her about 2 30 o clock. In a very Short time afterwards she suddenly expired the symptoms being those of acute a in digestion super induced it is believed by the receipt of the Telegram. Mrs. Reed was i years of age she was a widely know n and highly a teemed woman and her sudden death in connection with the death of her daughter in Law caused quite a Shock and forms a very pathetic incident she is survived by two sons William Reed of this City and George Reed of Shreveport la. Two Brothers and two Sisters also survive a a a org w Miles and Frank l Mil. Mrs Joseppi Hunter and mrs i harder of this City. Mrs. George Reed whose death olt curved at the Hospital Friday leaves a Little babe a few weeks old. She was about 25 years of age. She was a most estimable lady and made Many friends during her visits to Danville. Her fun eral took place at Shreveport sunday paragraphs Little child a narrow escape. A thirteen Mouth old grandchild of mrs. Alice Miller North Mill . Indicted terrible injury upon 11.-�?��?�if, last evening by trying to Swallow caustic Lye. About five of clock t lie Little one happened to is temporarily alone in in apartment where there was a vessel of Lye which had been prepared for use in scrubbing. The child happened to have a Tea spoon which it was play ing with. Coming across thu Lye it naturally dipped the spoon into tin liquid and following instinct placed the Lye in its Mouth. An agonizing cry soon after brought help when the terrible discovery was made that the child had placed a considerable Quant Ity of tie burning liquid in its Mouth and it was a question whether it might not have swallowed More or less. Or. W. R. Paules was instant i v called who found the child a Mouth shockingly burned. Wherever caustic Lye touches the skin it immediately begins to eat into the flesh. Beneath the Eye Aud under the Chin where the Lye touched the Little ones face there were had Burns while the lips the Tongue and tie Walls of the Mouth were eaten raw and were badly swollen. Remedies were immediately applied to relieve the pain but the problem seemed to be to determine whether the child had swallowed any of the Lye in which event there would be no Hope of saving its life. After several hours or. Paules Felt pretty Well convinced that the child had not swallowed any of the Lye and that the greatest injury was confined to its Mouth. At last accounts the physician had Hopes of saving the child a life although its suffering was still intense. Death of Benjamin Martzel. Benjamin Hartzell a widely known and esteemed resident of Thi. City died at 9 of clock sunday morning after a Brief illness. The deceased was Horn in i per Augusta township Northumberland county sixty eight years ago. He lived in Danville forty two years and at the time of his death was one of the oldest employees of the structural tubing works at which Plant he had worked for about thirty years. He was in ill health for some time but continued to work. He was quite ill on monday last and did not go out to work. In tuesday morning Al though urged to remain at Home lie again went to work he was unable to stand in however and about 2 of clock in the afternoon returned Home tues Day evening lie took his bed. Appendicitis developed which a the immediate cause of death the deceased was noted for his in dus Trionis habits Ami Bis Fidelity to it \ Ery Trust revised in him. Lie Hall the full Confidence of in employers and was beloved he his 1 a workmen. He is survived a his wife two daughters. Mrs. K Lunger and mrs l r James of this a it and two sons John f. And Alvin a. Hartzo ii of sparrows Point. My the demand for Good roads in this state is meeting expectations a Good thing is being pushed along. John Rostz an was arraigned before Justice of the peace Dalton at. 3 of clock yesterday afternoon to answer the charge of perjury. The charge was the outgrowth of a couple of civil cases brought before Justice of tin peace Oglesby. Rostz an was first sued for trespass by James Welsh of this City who owns a farm in Mahoning township. Bostian was tenant on Welsh a farm in 1905aud the allegation was that he trespassed in removing some Corn. The Justice rendered judgment in favor of the plaintiff for $10. Bostian brought a counter suit presenting a Bill former vices rendered while on the farm whicli�li6 alleged he was not expected to perform As tenant. Yesterday Forenoon was the time set for the hearing in the latter suit which was also before Justice of the peace Oglesby. When the litigants and witnesses had assembled Aud the hearing was about to lie Gin officer Voris appeared on the scene and served a warrant on John Bostain the complainant in the Case charging him with perjury. In became a subject of warm Contention whether civil suit could proceed forthwith or the plaintiff Whoso suddenly fell into the Roll of defendant would have to accompany the officer to Justice Dalton a office and he governed by the turn that events might take there. The matter was settled by Bostian giving bail for his appearance before Dalton in the afternoon. The hearing went on and from that hour until the Middle of the afternoon the proceedings of Justice Oglesby a court in All that goes to make a hotly contested Case were never outdone by the records of any tribunal Edward s. Gearhart represented to Tau and Thomas a. Welsh appeared for the defendant. The room was crowded with witnesses. The examination of the witnesses delayed by numerous tilts Between the attorneys consumed time very rapidly and at the hour of noon the hearing was Only half Over. An adjournment was has i until 1 20,when the defense took up Side a number of w witnesses were examined when Justice announced that he would Reserve his decision. At 2 of clock Bostain accompanied by his attorney Aud several of the witnesses figuring at the previous hearing w to had been subpoenaed for counter ease appeared at Justice Dalton a court. Attorney gear Hurt announced that Bostain would waive a hearing. Thus the whole proceeding was Cut Short and the defendant gave Hail for his appearance at court. Fall plans for the v. M. C. A. With the approach of fall the Hoard of directors of the local y. M. C. A. Arc beginning to look about for a Phy social director to till the vacancy caused by the resignation of c a. Carpenter several Mouths ago. Gem ral Secretary Bernhard acting for tin Hoard in tin matter is now in communication with a Young Man of his acquaintance Allan Fehr of Allentown who or. Bernhard says is not Only fully qualified to till the position of physical director hut is also an excellent All around y. M. C a. Worker. It is the intention next fall to install a number of new features and in prove merits in the physical culture department. The y. M. C. A. In Danville is about $500 in debt and or. Bernhard who is proving himself a Butler Lias adopted a Means of raising Money to pay off this indebtedness. Coin cards have been sent to a number of people of Danville wit i tie request that they return the card with $1.00. With the Money thus raised it is impede to Clear the association of debt by the fall season and thus give a Clear Field for the numerous activities of the Winter. >11 september 1st., it is intended to Start a membership contest. The association membership now numbers 250. And this or. Bernhard says can to doubled. H he general Secretary is very anxious to meet the Danville people Aud would be glad at All times to have any one Stop at the building. Death of mrs. Hartha Ashton mrs. Martha Ashton died at her Homo no. 522 last front Street at �T�5 20 o clock monday morning after a painful illness of five weeks. The deceased was seventy three years of ago and was a w Delv know n Aud highly esteemed resident. She was the widow of Jacob Ashton who died a number of years ago. She is survived by the following sons and daughters Thoun Ashton of Idaho Springs,col., g nigh Ashton of Pueblo jot., Harry Ashton id Atlantic City Archibald Ashton of Danville mrs. Mattie Phillips of los Angelos cal., and miss Anna Ashton of Harrisburg. Miss Lenta Charters a granddaughter also Surv i ves. Harry Ashton Sou of the deceased was for Many years a Ltd ii Oman in Philadelphia at present in is on the police Force of Atlantic Oil and is on duty at Young s pier. The deceased before marriage was i Martha Wilson. Sin was born ill Northumberland county a Short distance below Ameron for fifty five a us she was a resident of Danville and for forty seven years was a resident of the House ill which sin died All roads Lead week. Hazleton next miss Katherine Mccormick returned saturday from a visit at the Hull Cabin in the Muncy Hills. Miss Mazio Slioch has returned from a visit with friends in Philadelphia. Mrs. A. Shultz and daughter Anna left saturday for a trip to Gettysburg. Miss Ida Kaufman returned saturday evening from a visit with friends in Berwick. Daniel Jacobs returned to his Home at Lake Charles la., after a visit at the Home of his father on Spruce Street. Or. And mrs. David Eavenson of Kingston Swient sunday at the Home of or. And mrs. T. J. Price East Market Street. William Ward and daughter of Lewisburg spent sunday in this City As guests at the Home of Rev. Harry Musker. Mrs. M. O. Hughes Ami miss Mary Hughes left saturday for a visit with friends at Milton. Miss Emma you Gina who was recently graduated from Park College at Burkville Missouri arrived saturday for a visit at tin Home of tier brother m g. You Amati Bloom Street. Howard Patton returned to Philadelphia after a visit at the Home of his parents or. And mrs. 1. T. Patten. Mill Street. Rev. R. H. Gilbert of Berwick was the guest Over sunday of Rev. K. T. Swartz South Danville. Mrs. Samuel Gulick and son Allan of South Danville were the guests on saturday of Sunbury friends miss Susan a. Herr of Strawberry Ridge is visiting at the Home of Anthony Foust East Danville. Miss Minnie Miller of Philadelphia is visiting at thu Home of her father a. C. Miller t per Mulberry Street. E. K. Hale of Berwick circulated among old friends in Danville yesterday. Thomas Bennetts returned to Lew is Tow n yesterday after a visit with rela Tives in this City. William Billmeyer and w. H. Tay Lor of Mexico were visitors in this cite yesterday. Jesse Wyant and Lewis Thornton left yesterday of a or a trip to Gettysburg. Miss Rae Kraclet returned to Williamsport yesterday after a stay in this City As the guest of miss Relia Adams. Misses Alma quip hell Aud Belle Rissel a edit last evening with friends in Berwick. Matt Frederick and sister miss Annie returned to Pittston yesterday after attending thu mint Vermullen wedding in this City. George Wing Buhach and Harry Mintzer returned to Williamsport yesterday after spending several Days with friends in this City. Arthur Rohi Sou has accepted a position with the a c. So f. Company at Berwick. Arthur Mottern of new York City who is visiting his parents in this cite. Spent yesterday in Williamsport. Or. Shires seriously injured. Seized with an attack of vertigo while painting the residence of 1. R. Eckman Market Square on monday Forenoon Michael Shires the Well known Painter fell Bead Long from a ladder outside the building and sustained serious injuries. The Accident was no doubt due to the heat and tie Peculiar atmospheric conditions yesterday w hich were very exhaustive and debilitating in effect on almost every person. Or. Shires was painting the West Side of the building and was standing on the ladder some ten feet from the ground. 11� exchanged a remark with William Chapman another Painter who was working on a ladder a Short Distalee away. The next minute he went Over head first and Limp Aud helpless struck the ground Between the Eckman House Aud thu residence of William Andy. Mrs. Andy heard the thud As the body struck the hard ground and ran out of the House Only to find or. Shires lying at the foot of the ladder unable to move. The workmen employed about the building in a moment were on the spot. Or. Shires was picked up and placed in an easy chair. He fell squarely upon his head and shoulders. With the exception of a few cuts about the Bead he escaped external injury although be suffered severe internal pains. Or. In. A. Newbaker who responded to a Call found upon a casual examination that the right Collar hone was broken. Ii was also feared that there were internal injuries of a serious nature. The injured Man was driven to his Home at no. 220 Ash Street in s. J. Edh very a Spring Wagon w hich happened to he passing at the time of thu Accident. Before he was removed or Shires recovered sufficiently to explain How la happened to fall lie said he was leaning Forward painting the Brick Wall when All at once a Seuss Tion of dizziness came Over him he lost his hold and fell to the ground. Ii seemed very ill when la was removed to his Home. Or Shires was for Many years Foreman of thu painters at the Hospital for tie ius Aue Aud is a w idely known resident. A sail incident occurred in the fourth Ward tuesday afternoon when a Young wife despairing and despondent attempted to take Lur life. It was owing to the fact that she repented after swy allowing the fatal dose that tier life was saved. The attempted suicide occasioned the greatest excitement Aud deep was the suspense among the neighbors Aud friends while the physicians were struggling to save the woman a life. Tuesday afternoon a Little girl employed in the family appeared at the drug store of or. Pauless and asked for corrosive sublimate tablets a most fatal form of Poison. The druggist prudently declined to sell the Poison to the child who desiring to carry out her orders left presumably for some other store. It was yet Early in tie afternoon when the woman the subject of this sketch called a couple of her neighbors and told them that she had swallowed the corrosive sublimate. Some Twenty minutes it appears had then passed and the woman could have but Little Hope of escaping death As the dose was one of 15 grains. Whether she repented tier Folly or not is not Clear at All events she did not resist the efforts promptly made to save her life. While some of the kind hearted neighbors quickly prepared and administered Emetics in the form of Saltwater White of eggs &c., others Bur ried Dow n town for medical help. The Telephone As far As possible was brought into play and in a very Short time or. P. A. Newbaker was on the ground followed a few minutes later by or. Paules. By that time the woman had been vomiting freely As the result of the Emetics and the physicians could not Tell How much Poison she had gotten rid of. She was showing very Little if any ill effects however specific remedies were administered. The woman although very nervous was perfectly Calm and collected during her ordeal. The doctors remained with her until convinced that the time limit had passed w Hen fatal effect would be Likely to ensue if any Poison remained in her system. By three of clock they regarded her out of All danger. There Are three Small children in tin household Aud the sad event is not w without several valuable lessons that should not pass unheeded. I. A. R. District meeting the follow ing facts concerning the annual reunion of the Susquehanna District association g. A. R. Are of general interest a the executive committee of the association has decided that the annual reunion for tie present year will he held at Edge Wood Park Shamokin on thursday August 2, 190 5. Since last year a rain shed has been added sufficient to accommodate any climber of persons Aud a Park theatre capable of seating More than a thousand will be the disposal of tie Assoria Tion. Coffee will be furnished to All comrades and their families free of charge. Ice and fuel free to All. The Shamokin hand and Park orchestra will furnish music All Day. The department commander and his staff and the department commander of the sons of veterans Aud several others w ill be present. A business meeting will Convene at ii of clock a. In. Each Post will elect two delegates to attend the meeting and they Only with the officers Are eligible to transact the business of thu association. An excursion train on the Philadelphia and Reading r. R. Will leave Danville at 8 05 a. M. Via Milton Lew Isburg etc., taking in All towns of thu route. Returning will leave Shamokin at a a of clock p. M. Arriving at Danville at 8 of clock a cordial invitation is extended to All old soldiers and their friends to the women a Relief corps sous of veterans and to the general Public. Teachers on 5ouih Side. The school boards on the South Side have elected teachers for the ensuing year Aud have arranged to open school on tuesday sept Mner 4th. In Gearhart township miss Mary Pfahler who has filled the position very acceptably for several years has i teen re elected teacher of the grammar school. Miss Blanche Campbell who Lias also been doing very Good work was re elected teacher of thu primary department. B. P. Ryan has been elected teacher of the school at Kipps run. In Riverside Borough mrs e. W. Young w to for some years Pat was at the head of the primary department has been promoted and Given the position of principal of the grammar school. She is an experienced teacher and w ill no doubt give perfect Satis faction in her new position. Miss Blanche Riffel succeeds mrs Young a teacher in the primary department of the Riverside school. Miss Bertha surver of Montandon who was teacher of thu Riverside grammar school last year has accepted a school in m it ton. She is a highly successful teacher Ami achieved splendid results in Riverside but she did not apply for the school this year. Genuine gratitude expresses itself by deeds not words. The contracts for cleaning the school i buildings of the Borough were awarded at a regular meeting of the school Hoard monday night. There were 14 bidders in All. The proposal varying but Little. The cleaning of tie various buildings was awarded As follows first Ward mrs. Frank Sli Elliam Mer. $4ff second Ward mrs. Nancy lit Terr $19 i Miller,$19.75 fourth Ward or Mary Rousley $20 Welsh h 11. Iia Siuah Anderson $4. The cleaning will not begin until after August 15th, so that the buildings will be clean and fresh when school opens. In All cases the work must meet with the approval of the school Board. Or. Fischer of thu committee on building and repairs in making his report called attention to tin workout condition of the furnaces in Trio first Ward school building which have been in Uso eighteen years. W. E. Bowyer an expert who had been called to examine the furnaces was present at the meeting Aud of request lie explained what he thought of their condition. Without exception he Aid the Furnace s Are worn out and to attempt to repair them would he to exp feud Money without anything like an adequate return. Lie recommended new furnaces. Several members of tie Hoard who had examined the furnaces concurred with or. Bowyer Ami on motion it was decided to throw out the furnaces and to Purchase new ones the Danville stove manufacturing company had been asked to state what it would replace the furnaces for and it had presented a hid for heating apparatus. The company had agreed to install four no. 4 1 furnaces in thu first Ward school building for $575, which it was stipulated should include the tearing out of the old furnaces Aud doing All tin Brick work. On motion of or. Trumbower if was ordered that tie bid of the Danville stove amp manufacturing company be accepted and that it he instructed to proceed with the tearing Down of the old furnaces next week. On motion the contract for painting the Frame school building of the fourth Ward and for Calcii Piug in tie other wards of the Borough was awarded to William Mottern for$98.50. The following members were present Burns Orth Swartz Haring Lutz fish Fischer i h iss. Trumbower Harpel and purse. The following Hills were approved for payment Danville stove a a mfg. Ltd a a $ 8.82 taxes on Bonds. 48. X H. Kasi Coal 1127.22 St. Peters free of debt. St. Peters methodist episcopal Church Riverside is now tree from debt. The Money to liquidate the churches indebtedness Over $250, was All raised by the contributions received at thu two special services held sunday. Thu congregation of St. Peter s has been burdened w Ith a debt of $250 Ever since thu improvements were made on the Church property about four years ago. Recently it was derided to enlist the Aid of Rev. R. H. Gilbert d. 1 presiding elder of thu Danville District in an Effort to raise the necessary funds to pay the debt. Or. Gilbert preach d two sermons at St. Peters of sunday As forceful and As eloquent discourses As wore Ever listened to in Riverside and it was largely due to Rev. Gilberts skillful manner in handling the affair that the outcome was so satisfactory. The news has been requested to convey thu thanks of thu pastor and congregation of St. Peter s to a All who contributed. Third conference with no results the third judicial conference was held in the court Lions at Bloomsburg yesterday afternoon Aud again the result was tin same two for herring and two for Harman and Lio Nomina t in a ii. The same conferees attended the meeting Vincent and Hoffman of this City for herring and Ikeler and Small of Bloomsburg for Harman. Five ballots were taken but in change in tie situation developed the time for thu next conference which will be held in Dauville was set for August 22rd. By that time some agreement will he leached or Elst both candidates will take out Nomina Tion papers and a three cornered Light will be thu result there Are rumours afloat of a Compromise Between messes herring and Harman. Credit is Lent to the reported agreement bet Ween the candidates by the fact that or. Harman met or. Herring a appointment at the hitters Home in Bloomsburg tuesday evening. Although nothing that passed at the meeting was Given out for publication the Mere fact of thu candidates being in private consultation indicates clearly that a hotter understanding exists Between 111� two no n flesh stripped from fingers. Paul Kitchen son of John Kitchen frosty Valley met with a painful Accident tuesday when ins right hand was caught in the machine while unloading Hay in the barn the flesh being stripped from the fingers. Or. Montgomery was summoned and dressed the injuries. Amputation will not be necessary but it is thought that the fingers will always be stiff. As the rapidly moving d. L. <5fe w train was taking tie mail from the a email catchers at Bria Creek yesterday morning the upper Arm of the apparatus broke and went crashing through a car window striking Aud seriously injuring Daniel blizzard of this City Foreman of the d. L. So w. Railroad who was of his Way to Berwick. The train leaving Danville at 7 05 of clock in the morning does not Stop at Bria Creek but the mail from that place is taken aboard from a Quot mail Catcher Quot an apparatus erected at the Side of the track of which the mail sack is held of an extended Arm. The upper Arm is a heavy beam about eight feet in length. This became Loose in some manner when the mail Pouch was yanked off by the train Aud the beam went crashing through a window of the smoking car just in tie rear of the mail Aud baggage. Foreman blizzard with a Gaug of his Section men from Danville is assisting in laying paving about the Berwick station and we As seated in thu smoker at the time of his Way to the work. The broken Glass was seut around him in a Shower Aud be was knocked Over by the to tying Timber sustaining a compound fracture of the right Arm besides numerous cuts and bruises about the Bead Aud body. Two Large gashes were Cut in Bis face by the Glass one of them requiring a number of stitches to close. The injured Mau was take of to Berwick where surgical assistance was Given by or. Davis after which he was brought Back to this City on the noon train. Pretty morning wedding. A very pretty wedding took place tuesday morning at St. Joseph s Catholic Church when miss Ellie Mullen daughter of mrs. John Mullen Aud John Mintzer were United in Matrimony. The ceremony was performed by Rev. M. I. Of Reilly at 7 of clock. Miss Katie Mullen sister of the Bride was the maid of Honor Aud Joseph Mintzer was Best Man. After the ceremony a wedding breakfast was served at the Home of the Bride Aud the Young couple received the congratulations of their Many friends. Miss Mullen was the recipient of Many Beautiful and useful gifts. Or. And mrs. Mutzer Are among Danville a Best known Aud highly esteemed Young people. The Groom is a Moulder by Trade Aud is employed in the Hoole amp Tierney foundry. Or. And mrs. Mutzer will reside of Walnut Street. Those from out of town who attended the wedding were mrs. John Mullen of new York City mat Aud Mies Annie Frederick of Pittston Harry Mintzer and George Wing Buhach of Williamsport Louis Mutzer of 3ha-Mokin. A wonderful dog. Harry Billmeyer of Washin Touville has a Pointer dog that is one of the brightest specimens of the canine family to he found in this Section of tie state. It is not often that a Pointer dog will display unusual Intel Ligens further than the instinct to Hunt Birds. This dog of or. Billmeyer a knows almost As much As a person. He seems to fully understand what is told him and he is never found wanting when there is work for him to do. One of ii is feats is the climbing of a High ladder turning of any rung that he is told to Aud descending with the agility of a Mau. His name is Robert. Or. Billmeyer has refused offers ranging from 200 up for the dog. Married in Philadelphia. Or. And mrs. George Bird of Philadelphia. Are Spe Diug a few Days at the Home of mrs. Birds parents or and mrs Michael Driscoll. West Mahoning Street. Or. And mrs. Bird were married in Philadelphia of july 4th. The Bride As mrs. Margaret Williams was Well known in Danville before her marriage to or. Bird. The newly wedded couple arrived in Danville of monday night Aud during tin evening were give a rousing reception by a baud. Last night the festivities continued at the Home of the brides parents. The couple will reside in Philadelphia. A Montour county boy. Arthur l. Crossley Sou of a. D. Cross lev of West Hemlock township who last year was a teacher in the Public schools of Paterson n j., has been elected a teacher in the Public schools of new York City. Or Cross Ley was formerly a member of the faculty of the state Normal school at Bloomsburg of which institution he is a graduate. In a couple of Mouths time a. D Crossley the father along with others of the household will remove to new York where they will reside w Ith Arthur. Or. Crossley who is still quite a a Young Man has made excellent Progress. That his ambition and persevering efforts will be rewarded with further advancement does not admit of a doubt. President Eaton Mere. Frederick Eaton president of the american car amp foundry company and a Lark Eaton assistant to District manager of the Berwick District were in Danville yesterday in the former a touring car

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