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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - July 28, 1904, Danville, PennsylvaniaHome paper a for tie l he circulation of this paper is increasing rapidly. It will pay you to advertise in the Amekia an subscription $1 per year us. 1kyim� ii .1knn1m�s. Dux 11st. If fir r his Urf s .4 v if i 1 i r a to i r. .1/ a state Librant a j Iii in a to is coi try will no Var 111 1 x i rally Lull until it supplies All of i is own i pm an is i til its own produs. Ions. Vol. 1d--no 0. Danville. 1a till la Day Illy 2s 1<mm. Established in 1855 .1. Sisi i 104 Mil a thin Villi a psf. Mili. St., i , in a diseases of the stomach Ami i it a specially do a to. H. Asulo. Dentist Klippi 218 my str but. Cell extracted will Mutt in at Crown Ami lilt la Iqual Pretl w Iii the but Ruairi Mients am prep inn tiirtt�n11 work. It a. C ii . It. N i i i is m >�1 m., i in Tlle. Len Junell Iii Hll to a n m air Rale him a w condensed news. Punic every Ilay now. The Days Are shortening. Timp weat Liet for picnics. From Sanborn to Stanton by Trolle july made a hard fight for her Rei Ufa inn a uni tier of Danville people expect to of no at dealt to a Paik next month. Jol Iii , the Dar Pitcher of the Danville Quot old tinier a has sign Oil nigh Milton. Sun Buie item. The Berwick merchants association have decided opon Edgewood Park As the place for holding la Weir annual picnic. The Date is saturday August 2 Ltd. The Bloomsburg Borough Council has instructed its solicitor to prepare an ordinance that will impose a line of $5 on any person spitting on tie sidewalks of thai town and imprisonment if tie Hue is not paid. The vegetable in the funnier we ii on these Lori Milfs look appetizing. The average Fisherman would probably be willing to Dowit Bonf nun tor a few Day. Plum the Varia of seashore to Orts comes then Ual Wail by the Lair sex of the Hrar City of eligible Yoong Nicu. It i a fact that the average Young Mau of Good digestion prefers the exhilarating life of Mountain Camp or Behig ground to the so called gave ties of the summer hotel. The Bald headed Man is full of troubles these Days and does not know which baud of Fly paper is really Best about fifteen members of the ladies missionary society of the Grove presbyterian Church of Danville attended the a Lawn social a at Mooresburg last Friday evening. The Uati Onai commission wants the newspapers to do More tor the worlds pair this is notification week at Oyster Bay the Mero hauts of Berwick have organized for Protection against hawking Aud peddling which is being done to a great extent by foreigners. They claim they Only make a Short stay and in no Mauner contribute to the welfare of the town. Sweet potatoes and Lima Hoan soon. Some of the peaches i the Market look Well. Owing to the Low condition of the River it is impossible to operate the free ferry at Nescopeck. A number of racing enthusiast of Shain Okiu made an inspection of Edge Wood Park in saturday with a View to building a Holt Nile track in the rear of the picnic grounds. It is pronounced a Good place for a track and horses will Likely be running Over it next summer hut the Rockies will Hurt the reputation of the Park a number of citizens of Point Tow n ship Northumberland county who Are dissatisfied with the of a Section of the mail route for the Rural deliver recently determined sent several representatives to Milton to Confer with congressman Dickerman and Tiave him use his influence for a readjustment of the route the Holiday school and co Grega lion of tie first Baptist Church will Piu Uio at Dewitt spark on Friday. Old fan the oldest horse in Central Pennsylvania and possibly the oldest in tie state a killed a few Days ago on account of having a leg broken by a kick from another horse. She was owned by lion William t. Young Farrandsville and was Over forty years old Coal Oil will soon be burned for political argument. Wait until the time for torchlight processions arrive. The soldiers of peace present a War like aspect on the Field of Gettysburg. Men started to place the new steel Cape on the nose of the p. Amp k. Railroad hedge Pimm at Rupert on tuesday twelve it ties of Concrete will be placed Hack of each Cap making it impossible for the ice to injure the piers. July is now on the 1 a of Lap hut Angast will probably break the heat record. I lie special Ella it turn at which our it it Are a it kid in Voto upon the gue Tiou id inc using the boroughs j Inch team s pm Ihu purpose of paving Mill Street and municipal Light will take place a a next tuesday August 2nd there Are several questions connected with the special election which Are much discussed not Only by those who have the conduct of it on their hands but by the electors in general and no ple about the Street. The Point to de genuine it seems is How tar the general election Law apply to a special Lei Tion of this sort. Few Are found to question whether the regular voting Booths May be used. But there is much doubt whether the regular ballot boxes containing tickets list of voters &c., sealed up at the close of the last election Aud nut to be opened unil the morning of the next election can legally he used at the special election next tuesday Al of whether the places at which liquor is sold May remain open. The act of 181 1 a to regulate the manner it increasing indebtedness of municipalities a sets Forth that such elections shall he held at the place time and under the same regulations As provided by Law for the holding of municipal elections. It provides that tickets properly and legally labelled a shall be deposited in a Box provided for that purpose As is provided by Law in regard to other tickets received at said elections. A the above removes tie last doubt As to whether the regular voting Booths May be used at the special election but it is not quite Clear enough on the other Point relating to ballot boxes to satisfy oui councilman and to be on the Safe Side they have decided to use special ballot boxes Aud have already ordered the same to be made. W. Kaso West attorney for the county commissioners yesterday rendered an opinion stating that the Reg ular ballot boxes May not be used at a special election such a held on next tuesday. As to the other question involved whether or not the bars must close during the election there seems to be hut Little difference of opinion As the Law seems very Plain. The Section relating to liquor reads As follows a it shall not be lawful for any person with or without a License to sell to any person any intoxicating drink on any Day on which elections Are now or hereafter May to required to be in putting on the finishing touches. The Standard construction company yesterday Liesau the final cleaning up of the trolley track which place it in condition tor traffic whenever the cars Are ready for running. The Earth which was piled up Over the track after the rails were Laid Lias become Boater Down a solid As any other part of the Street. This Earth is now being carefully dug up Down Toa level wit i the top of the rail and carted Over to cinder tip where it is dumped near the canal the special poles Are being planted All along Bloom Street and the cleaning up above described follows As the finishing touch of the Road. The Street As far As the work has progressed presents a very tidy and presentable appearance the Only blemish lying in the fact that the trolley track which conforms with tie established Grade lies several inches below the a neral Leaf 1 of the Street which was macadamia de to conform with former surveys. In time it is understood that the Street is to be regraded to conform with the established Grade hut How soon Council intends to enter upon the work is not known. In its present state it May prove difficult to Drain the Street prop orly and damage is feared from washing. 11 him a them personal near he e Hill drag Rall is new Steps at St. Joseph a Church. Among the improvements at St. Josephus Catholic Church is the rebuilding of the Stone Steps at the three entrants a at the front of the Church. At each door there is a flight of some four Steps built of Large dressed Stone which have been there Ever since the Church was built. Under the action of the elements the Stone has begun to disintegrate and arc no longer sightly nor Safe. The Steps Are being entirely rebuilt dressed Blue Stone taking the place of the old. I. J. Rogers is doing the work. The new Steps Are an essential improvement and along with the handsome new Tower overhead will add very much to the appearance of Church. William Wool Ridge the tout. R year old son of mis. Francis Wool Ridge East front sir. T i confined to his Home owing to an Accident which befell him while bathing m u Blue Hill on saturday afternoon William with several companions started across the River in a boat about three of clock. The water neat Blue Hill is quite deep and make it the l to bathing site along tin River. As the a boat was being Row d across the i Ivor William anxious to have i i it hath removed his clothing. When the party had reached a Point about fifty feet from the South Shore a stood of on the seat and plunged into tin water. The water was not Clear on saturday owing to tin1 rent ram and the boy in diving struck his head with crushing Torce against a huge Rock the top of which was scare by two feet from the Waters surface. Strange to say lie did not los consciousness and with the blood streaming from a Long Gash in his head groped his Way to the boat. He was taken Home immediately and or. Stock Ca led. The Cut was ? i inches in length and required Many stitches to close it. A very favourable report. Corbin so Goodrich Philadelphia agents for the Hartford or am boiler insurance company yesterday tor walled the report of inspector i ii Repp on the condition of tie boilers or tin water works. Or. Repp made the inspection last Friday Ami found the boilers above the average expressing him it to that effect after he had completed his Woi k. The inspect Tiou was u i preliminary step to having them insured. Tin report is As follow to the Borough of Danville a there is some Loose Seal. And Deposit of the Bottom of the boilers and at the Roar end. Which a r Cunt mend washed our otherwise boiler Are clean and the openings to a a on Netious Are Clear the Shell plates and Lead Ai s and and the braces Are taut 1 Sun Light corrosion and pitting on to tubes but so far As it i it possible 1 r us to see this it is not sufficient to is serious. If has probably he not i by the boiler standing out of us with water in it and if the boilers a to stand Idle for any length of tune w would recommend that the water in drawn off and that Hoy a kept dry As possible. A externally there Are no Erub Mes of leaking or any serious corrosion. The settings Are also in Good repair a it would be better if tin Lilov Oil pipes were taken from tin Bottoms a t the boilers at the real end. And. Instead of from the rear head a planned by the inspector. It would be More desirable if the water connections to the water column a re taken from the lower part of tin front head As explained by the in actor As at present they Are Cov and by to a brickwork and cannot he examined. Otherwise the connection were All in Good condition and the steam gang s Are Correct. A Corbin so Goodrich agents f. H. Ref inspector death of a South Daxx Vil resident. Charles g. Haughawout i highly respected resident of South Danville died last evening after along illness heart failure complicated with other diseases causing death after much sul tearing. The deceased in Boro in Rush township 71 years ago and Nuivo i to South Danville from his Kipps run farm in 1890. At the time of in death he was serving his so Ond term As Justice of the peace in Gearhart town ship and had filled at various times the offices of school director mid supervisor. Despite his illness i was quite Active going to Rochester n. A Mouth ago for to it it or. Haughawout is survived by i wife two daughters Mihoda Are William Clark of South Danville and Jennie mrs. Elmer Mowery of this City and one son .1 it it Haughawout who resides on the farm at Kipps run. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. Ralph Gurity of Brooklyn. N. Y., is visiting his parents on West Mahoning Street. I s Elizabeth Reed has returned from a visit with relatives at Benton. Mis i Florence Cousart is visiting at Harvey a Lake. Or and mrs. Charles Cornelison spent sunday with friends in blooms Burg. Howard Patton spent sunday at Harvey a Lake. Miss Bertha Unbe Urist of Benton is visiting her Uncle David Reed mow Rey Street. Sylvester Jones spent sunday with his family at Berwick. Joseph i Ivel spent sunday at Harvey a Lake. Or. And mrs. John Halo and guests or. And mrs. 0. Cunningham of Wilk Sharre spent yesterday with friends in Sunbury. Heber Curtis of Berwick spent yesterday afternoon in this City. John Albeck spent yesterday with friends in Sunbury. Clarence Derr Lias returned from a trip to St. Louis to. Mrs. Frank Evans is visiting friends in Bloomsburg. Thomas colder transacted business in Bloomsburg yesterday. W l. Mcclure left yesterday for Jamison City where he will spend several Days Trout fishing. L. H. Gingerich of Milton transacted business in this City yesterday. Miss Florence Belford of Riverside i itch Bloomsburg friends yesterday. James Scarlet esq., left yesterday for Jamison City. Mrs. E. T. Dromheller and mis. T. H Hutchison of Sunbury were guests a it or. And mrs. O. R. Drum Heller at hotel Oliver yesterday. Misses Mattie and Ruth Handel visit �1 friends in Bloomsburg yesterday. Edw 4id Yeager returned Home last veiling from a business trip to Philadelphia and new York. Miss ignore Carodiskey of Sunbury arrived in this City last evening for a visit with miss Martha Ltd Carodiskey. Or Bitler of pottsgrove circulated among old friends in Washingtonville yesterday Charles Abbott visited friends in Bloomsburg yesterday. Mrs Edward Mellin visited Orienda in Bloomsburg yesterday. Mrs. George Sandel returned yesterday from a visit with relatives in Berwick. Miss Josephine Beaver of Philadelphia is visiting her parents or. And mrs. Jesse Beaver Pino Street. Edward Pursel was a Bloomsburg visitor yesterday. W h Runyan returned to Newark n .1 yesterday after a visit with relatives in this City. Post office clerk Samuel Johnston is visiting relatives at Jerseytown. Or Willim e. Gosh has returned from a visit with friends at Elmira n. Miss j. Fan ids returned to Kingston yesterday after a visit with friends in this City. William Jones of Bloomsburg visited friends in this City yesterday. C. F. Harrow of Bloomsburg transacted business in this City yesterday. O. A. Klein of Bloomsburg was a Danville visitor yesterday. I. And mrs. J. H. Wood Side have returned from a visit with relatives in Philadelphia. Mrs. J. B. Wyant and children have returned from a visit with relatives in Harrisburg. Frank Wilson of Bloomsburg trails acted business in this City yesterday. Joy Brader has returned from a trip to St. Louis. Or. And mrs. R. J. Gibbs of Milos Burg Are guests at the Home of Lawrence Hallman Cooper Street. Miss Emma Smith visited friends in Houbary yesterday. The rebuilding the smoke stake. The sixty foot smoke stack belonging to the Danville milling company a Plant North Mill Street is being rebuilt the work having been under Way for a week past the stack with h is of Brick under the lapse of Long Yar had become very insecure the cast Iron trame or the top was eaten through by tie rust while the brickwork showed a big fissure which extended from tie top downward several feet. It was necessary to scaffold the big stack from Bottom to top the rebuild ing of the brickwork was completed yesterday and everything was in Readi Ness tor placing the new Oast Iron Fra inc in position on top. Beyond this nothing More remains to Fie done than to remove the scaffolding. Oivi War Veteran Laid to refit. Funeral services Over the remains of Daniel Brown whose d ath occur Rcd on thursday of last week Wen held sunday afternoon it two o clock from Trinity m e. Church item. N. E. Cleaver pastor of the Church assisted by Rev. S b. Evans Astor of St. Paul a E. Church officiating the pall hearers were George g Miner. B. B. Brown Thomas James William Hedd Chis Henry Weaver Ami Harry Korns Veteran a Biurad to the civil War and members of tie grand army of which tin Dee. I i w i a member. Interment was m i a in tin soldiers plot at tin Odd fellow cemetery. Those present from a Jolin and Jam it i i Berks comity and George Brown Ltd to Kutztown Brothers of h 1 d. Mrs. Ida Gething of Pittsburg. Mis Lizzie Perry of Reading and i and mrs. John Carl of Milton a Day shoot the Danville gun club will hold an All Day shoot at Hunt r Park on labor Day. Blue Rock t. / is will of thrown for a cent a pit i i shoot will be for the local sportsmen Only in session funeral of mrs. Diseroad. Tin funeral of mrs. Jane Diseroad took place from tin family residence on grand Street saturday afternoon at one of clock Rev. Or. M. L. Shindel of the Pine Street Lati Era Church officiating. The pall bearers were j. Sechler David Williams s. R Harner Daniel Fetterman Gilbert Voris Aud Charles Hanover. Interment was made in Fairview cemetery. The funeral was very largely attended and the Many Floral offerings attested the a term in which the deceased lady was held a Quartetti composed of mrs. J. B. Gearhart miss Lizzie Russell .1 b. Mccoy and o. 5. Hitter rendered two selections. Among those present from a distance were Daniel Davis of Ca Bondah mrs. William Thomas and Sadie Thomas of Scranton or Charles Dauby miss Sara Diseroad my Benjamin Diseroad of Phila a a a i Pic i i. Or and mrs John Diseroad miss Ethel Diseroad and Lee Diseroad of Bloomsburg and or and mrs. Dalla Crossley of West Hemlock township. Titley nus8. I s Eliazbeth o. Nuss of this City and John Titley of Berwick were United in marriage by Justice of the Povee James Dalton of last thursday even aug. A regular meeting of the school Board was held monday eve directors Harpel Greene Pursel Burns. Haring Werkheiser Orth Trumpower Fischer Adams and Jacobs being present. At a previous meeting the attention of the Board was called to the poor heating facilities of the second Ward school House which last year had to be closed on several occasions on account of insufficient heat. Estimates secured by the building and repair Cor Amiteen showed that the Cost of repairs would be so enormous that the Board was of the opinion that new furnaces would be More economical. A bid was read from the Danville stove is mfg. Co., offering to erect tire no. Ii Beaver furnaces including Brick work and masonry tie furnaces to stand ready for firing for $484.00. On motion the bid was accepted and the furnaces ordered. The furnaces in the second Ward building Nave been in use 17 years and have outlived their usefulness. The Secretary was ordered to notify the janitors that hereafter they would to expected to close the shutters on All buildings every evening after the schools have been dismissed. This Doty formerly devolved upon the teachers. But one bid was received for the Salcini ining of the eight rooms in the second and third Ward buildings. No action was taken in the matter. The Secretary was ordered to advertise for bids tor the cleaning of the various school Houes. The following Bills were ordered paid to Sun u. L. Gordy p. Is r. Coal co interest on Bonds t. W. Hale. E. W. Peters Calvin Eggert taxes. To. Hosiery a sons a. C. Roat Erwin Hunter Robert Miller s. Former. $200.00 105.23 150.00 14.97 20.00 15.00 14.82 8.00 2.75 2.00 5.00 5.00 it All depends on the election. The railing is being placed in position on the coping along Side of the new Culvert Mill Street it adds much to the appearance and conveys a Good idea of How nicely the whole improvement will show up when Tho Culvert is cloaked up and paved and the sidewalks lowered. Persons generally have become very weary of the unsightly appearance presented by the old and irregular sidewalks at each end of the Culvert and they can not understand Why there should be of much delay in having them lowered to conform with the established Grade. It was Learned yesterday that delay in the matter is necessary. In Case Mill Street is to be paved the curbing will have to be set to correspond while should the result of the special election be unfavourable and Street paving have to tie abandoned the curbing will differ Little if any from that employed at present. Obviously therefore it would to inexpedient to lower the sidewalks until after the special election when it will be known just How t n curbing is to to set. Not quite ready to begin work. A Large number of men in quest of employment Early yesterday morning repaired to the Borough line to see what the prospects were for getting work on the new Road to be built to Mausdale under the act of april 15, 1903. The contractors however were not on the ground and the men after waiting awhile returned to Danville. W. It. Oakes representative of the Maryland construction company who is stopping at hotel Silver. In an interview last evening stated that some preliminary work remains to be accomplished and he was not certain that the actual work of construction will begin 111ih week. He was certain that nothing will be done today. Or. Oakes will remain on the ground and will employ teams and men putting them to work As fast As they enter the company a service. Few men have been employed. A Workman a painful injury. Richard Miller son of Charles Mill or upper Mulberry Street is confined to his Home with a bad Cut on Bis knee sustained while working on tin trolley line tuesday. He was assisting to Plant poles on Bloom Street. He was standing in a Hole and with an axe was endeavouring to get rid of a Large Root that interfered with the digging. The Root suddenly giving Way the axe landed on Richards knee at the joint inflicting a Long Gash nearly half an Inch deep. I r. S y. Thompson rendered surgical Aid. Parish Outing a Fine Success. Tie annual Parish Outing of Christ episcopal Church which was held at Hunters Park yesterday was a mos successful and enjoyable event. The attendance it is said was larger than at any time in recent years. It was distinctively a Yaskot picnic and nothing was omitted that would contribute to tie pleasure of the Outing both for the he Ihlen and the grown up people. Dinner and supper were both partaken of at tin Park Wyles orchestra furnished the music. The Danville and Sunbury trolley company a new corporation to which a charter was granted about ten Days ago started the Survey work at South Danville monday morning. The formation of this company was quietly arranged in order to facilitate the preliminary work and the Active operations yesterday came in the nature of a Surprise to Many residents on both sides of the River. Trolley service Between this City and Sunbury will he a Boon to both towns. It Means More business for Danville Good service for the Farmers and a great convenience for the residents of South Danville and Riverside. Clyde c. Yetter esq., of blooms Burg is president of the company Isaac Hagenbuch of Bloomsburg Secretary and w. A. Heller of this City treasurer. The directors of the company Are c. P. Hancock of Danville James Coleman of Bloomsburg or. Wolf of Espy Howard Weiss of Siegfried and or. Riegel of Catasauqua. In an interview with or Heller last evening that gentleman stated that the Road will be pushed to completion As rapidly As possible. He is hard at work at present obtaining the right of Way and if everything goo smoothly along this Liue and no unexpected obstacles arise the new Road will be under Way in the Early fall. Or. Heller is a most Earnest worker. He is a Mau of wide experience in tie trolley business and his part in the successful launching of the Danville Aud Bloomsburg trolley company was by no Means a Small one. It was a Woik that inspired Confidence Aud tie enthusiasm in which he Lias taken hold of the Dauville and Sunbury line augurs Well for its Early completion. No route has been definitely decided upon and will not be known until the Survey has been completed. Matthew Reynolds of Bloomsburg is in charge of this work. He is assisted by f. Allen of Bloomsburg Aud John Corman of this City. The building of the liii9 from Danville to Sunbury will serve As another link to the great trolley system that is rapidly advancing Over the entire state. With the building of the line Between Berwick Aud Shickshinny and the Danville and Sunbury Road the entire distance Between Sunbury and Forest City by Way of Wilkes Barre Scranton and Carbondale will have been covered making a total of 104 Miles. A line to Shamokin which it is expected will be built in the near future will connect every town in Central Pennsylvania the value of a y. M. J. A. Ticket. A membership ticket in the Young menus Christian association is of More value than most Young nieu imagine and it would be a Wise thing for some of the men of Dauville to consider the i Atter of membership especially if they expect to visit other towns or cities. The plan adopted by the associations throughout the country to acknowledge us expired membership tickets of other organizations of same kind is of the greatest Benefit to Young men when away from Home. A practical illustration of this comes to the local association through or. Sidney Cannard. Who recently visited the worlds fair at St. Louis. He states that his ticket was accepted for full privileges at Buffalo Chicago Aud St. Louis and that every Courtesy was shown him not Only in tie use of privileges at the various association buildings such a swimming Pool Baths Reading room Etc., but also in the matter of finding comfortable hoarding places restaurants Aud places of interest. Cue of the Danville y. M. C. A. Members who was in Good standing at Home could not use the privileges during a visit to St. Lou is because he did not take his y. M. C. A ticket with him. It is a Wise thing for members to keep these tickets in their pocket As they Are of value to the possessors in Many ways especially when away from Home. In Honor of a son. B. F. Cohen entertained a number of friends at his Home on Mill Street yesterday morning in Honor of the recent arrival of a baby boy at the Cohen Homestead. An elaborate dinner was served. Those present were Simon Dreifuss Herbert Dreifuss Philip Benzbach Benjamin Benzbach r. L. Marks ii. L. Gross or. E. A. Curry Abraham Rosenstein j. J. Newman Benjamin Miller Jacob Engle Harry Goldman i. Stein. Benjamin Rose Stein and Rev. S. Rabinowitz of it. Carmel. Wet weather Hurt business. Despite the wet weather on Satur Day evening a Large number of people were to he seen on Mill Street and though the business. Of the met chants suffered a great Deal a number of stores were fairly Busy Early in the evening a number of festivals were interfered with and the dance at Hunters Park had to be called off. The rain kept up until yesterday at noon when the Sun along with a Cool air made the weather conditions All that could he desired. Circus at Sunbury. Tic i in Forepaugh and Sells Brothers circus will exhibit at Sunbury during the Mouth of August. This is one of the largest circuses now tooling the country. Sad death of miss Gearhart miss Mabel Earhart a highly esteemed and popular Young lady of this City died at tie Williamsport Hospital at 1 15 sunday morning after an illness of but four Days. The news of miss Gearhart s death came As a great Shook to her Nauy friends Here. She left Danville just one week ago for a vacation going to Sunbury for a visit. On tuesday she joined an excursion from that place to Eagle Mere and while Thero was taken seriously ill. As soon As possible she was brought Bank to Sudbury where it was found that the Case was one of appendicitis and it was decided to remove her to the Williamsport Hospital where an operation was performed thursday morning. Soon after the operation she rallied and her recovery was looked for. Of saturday she grew worse the dread disease peritonitis developing and she Sank rapidly death following after much suffering. Her Mother mrs. Samuel Detweiler and several friends from this City were with her when the end came. Universal regret was heard on All sides sunday Over the sad news. Miss Gearhart had hosts of friends. She was but 20 years of age of repossessing appearance and possessed of a charming personality. Her engagement to Zeitzeu Down a Well known Young Mau of Sunbury was announced but a Short time ago the wedding to take place Early in september. The funeral of miss Mabel Gearhart took place from the Gearhart Home Corner of ferry and front streets tues Day afternoon at 1 80 of clock the Rev. John Sherman pastor of the first Baptist Church officiating. The funeral was an us Natly Large one and but a Small number of friends were enabled to get into the Honse. Both front and ferry streets in the Vicinity of the Gearhart Home were completely blocked wit i people. A great Many of these were strangers from nearby towns. The Floral offerings were magnificent Aud incl need a Large Emblem of roses presented by the t. B. F. Club of which miss Gearhart was a member. Bloch and Benzbach s employees sent a very Fine design Quot Gates got Flowers from friends in Danville Hazleton and san Bury were banked about the casket. Rev. Or. Sherman spoke most feelingly using As his text Quot give place for the maid is not dead Bat sleep Etli a Matt. 24. Or. Sherman said in part Quot All creation seems to have its enemies. Vegetation has its enemies in insects Birds Etc. These again have their enemies in other Birds insects animals. Mankind Lias its enemy and suffers More Koezly than vegetation or animals. There is a constant Force that tends to keep mail from enjoying the Fol less of pleasure. This Force has the form of poverty wealth sickness Accident shame death. Quot death is usually regarded As Man s greatest most dreaded enemy. It Seonis to cause More sorrow Aud tears than anything else. In tie Home of quirus there was sorrow because of the Cleat i of the daughter. In their sorrow they sent for tie master. He brought a message of Comfort and Joy Quot weep not the maid is not dead but sleep eth Quot he had authority to make this statement because of what lie had accomplished. So today we bring the authoritative words of tie master Quot she is not dead hot if asleep then there is an Awakening. Since having made her peace with her god her Awakening is a glorious one no More pain nor sorrow. Her loss to family Aud friends is severe but we would not Call her Back. She is beyond on help. We can do to More. Let is be prepared to meet Iier there. A tie pall bearers were Harry Titley Joseph Lowenstein. Frauk Fry Frank Montague and Frank Aten of tills City Ami William Brown of Sudbury. Interment was made in it. Vernon cemetery. Riverside. Among those present from a distance were mrs. Downs miss Lizzie Downs Weitzel Downs miss Maud Gregg and Nathan Kauffman of Sudbury mrs. John Moyer of Hazleton mrs. William Reed of Philadelphia miss Pauline Myers miss Leah Miu Nemoyer and William minced foyer of Montgomery miss Virgie Johns of Northumberland Aud miss Izora Heddens and Clyde Heddens of Washingtonville. Tightening up ferry Cable. County commissioner c. W. Cook yesterday sumo needed in tightening up the ferry Cable and As a result tie Flat boat last even aug made better time than during several Days past. The Slack Cable which seemed to Sag nearly ten feet ill tie Middle of the River Aud tie Sii allow current Ali Iii now Lias readied nearly Low water Mark both conspired to impair the service of the Terry Aud tie Flat boat during yesterday Forenoon made very poor Progress indeed. Tie county commissioner and Bis men by dint of very hard work succeeded in raising the Cable at least eight feet at tin lowest Point and it now is stretched across the River higher than at any time since the ferry was established. Tie effect of the tight wire is quite Manifest in tie increased Speed of the ferry Troat. Ali Iii last evening moved faster Ilia at any time since Low water. Job printing the office of the american being 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 of All kinds and description Oyster Bay l. I., july 2?.�? president Roosevelt was notified formally today of his nomination for tie presidency by tie National Republican convention. Tie ceremony took place at his country Home at Sagamore Hill three Milos from this Village. In accordance wit i the Wisla of the president the ceremony was made As simple As possible. Tie formal notification of the action of the convention was made of behalf of a committee representing every state and territory in the United states by Joseph g. Cannon speaker of the Honse of representatives. The Day opened with Ideal weather and arrangements for tie ceremony were completed at an Early hour the wide veranda of the House at Sagamore Hill extending almost entirely around the Honse was decorated with american flags hang from pillar to pillar. In addition Many houses in the neighbourhood of tie Roosevelt Home and in Oyster Bay were draped with the National colors. Across the main Street Ottlie Village there Liong a Large Roosevelt and Fairbanks Banner. The special train nearing the members of the notification committee and the invited guests left Long Island City at 10 82 a. In., and arrived Here at 11 35 of clock. Only three of tie members of the committee were absent. Ney were Ames. Coombs of Florida senator cd Canncey Depew of new York who is in Europe Aud senator Clarence d. Clark of Wyolu ing. Included among the invited guests were men prominent in All walks of life. Among them were personal and political friends of the president in new York state life Long friends and neighbors on Long Island including the pastors of the Oyster Bay churches and the officials of the National and the new York state Republican organizations. Those present numbered about 125. It was necessary to limit the number on account of the isolation of Sagamore Hill Aud the Lack of facilities for the accommodation of a larger assemblage. On arrival at Sagamore Hill the committee men were received by president Roosevelt mrs. Roosevelt and National chairman Cortelyou. All of the House gu68ts of the president were scattered about the veranda and As the Yoou parts of each Carriage alighted they were welcomed by tie president and each was presented to mrs. Roosevelt. At the conclusion of the formal reception the ceremony of notification began. While the members of the family the Bouse guests Aud some of tie distinguished visitors were assembled on tie veranda a majority of those in attendance gathered on the Lawn facing tie veranda. When speaker Cannon Rose to deliver his speech of notification he was greeted with applause. His remarks were of a Crisp Eutoga Distio tie close of or. Canso no a address the president advanced to tie Eranda tinder a great festoon of american flags delivered his address in response to the notification. As he faced the assemblage lie was warmly App loaded. He said in part i am deeply sensible of the High Honor conferred upon me by twid representatives of the Republican party assembled in convention and i accept tie nomination for the presidency with solemn realization of the. Obligations i assume. I heartily approve the declaration of principles which the Republican National convention has adopted Aud at some future Day i shall communicate to you or. Cli Irma More at length and in detail a formal written acceptance of tie nomination. Three years ago i became president because of tie de Atli of my lamented predecessor. I then stated that it was my purpose to carry out his principles and policies for the Honor Aud interest of the country. To tie Best of my ability i have kept tie Promise thus made. If next november my countrymen confirm at the polls the a Tiou of the convention Yon represent shall under Providence continue t6 work with an Eye single to the welfare of All our people. A party is of Worth Only in to far As it promotes tie National interest and every official High or Low can serve his party Best by rendering to the people the Best service of which he is capable. Effective government comes Only As tie result of the Loyal co operation of Many different persons. The members of a legislative majority the officers in the various departments of the administration Aud legislative and executive branches As towards each other must work together with subordination of self to the common end of successful government. We who have been entrusted with Power As Public servants during tie past seven years of administration and legislation now come before tile people Content to be judged by our record of achievement. In the years that have gone by we have made the deed Square with the word and if we Are continued in Power we shall unswervingly follow oat the great lines of Public policy which tie Republican party has Al ready Laid Down a Public policy to which we Are giving and shall give a United and therefore an efficient sup poit. Tie River Lias readied the lowest Point in years

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