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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - July 31, 1902, Danville, PennsylvaniaA fit me paper a for the borne 1 he circulation of this paper is increasing rapidly. It will pay you to advertise in the american. Subscription $1 per Yeardly. 1uv1nu h. Jennings Demist. Office hour to a. M. To i m l<>4 1/�u st., i p. M to i a u Danville. A. Sill a m. I it. 425 Mill st., Dak Yillik a. Diseases of the stomach and intestines ii specially d ii. P. , dentist i >1 kick ims m ill ski Al. Letb kit raced without pain. I Row a and i Bulut w i re a specially. Equipped with the latest and most improved and prepared to execute the in it a i difficult work.1>r. 0. H. Reynolds office opt it Waite Boston store Danville a. Dentistry in All its branches charges moderate and All work guaranteed. Established 1892 july a last Day. August the vacation month next. Campaign fairy tales Are about due. The open season for Trout fishing and for killing of Woodcock will close today. The Mahoning presbyterian sunday school will hold its annual picnic at Dewitt spark on thursday August 7 William Fausnaught of no. 751 East Market Street is the Happy father of a tue baby girl. The double House of Andrew Smith near the d. L. Sci. Passenger Sta Tiou is nearing completion and will soon in ready for occupancy. The Lahach building no. 317-321 Mill Street is being painted and will present a Fine appearance when the work is completed. Perhaps August will evaporate some of july a dampness. The peach season is opening up hut the indications Are that the crop will be Small in this Section. Alexander Ashton of Nassau and Cooper streets has a Sunflower stalk growing in his Garden which has reached a height of fourteen feet. School Chi him have Only five More weeks vacation. A United Telephone has teen put in at Hunters Park which makes it very convenient for picnickers and those who visit the Park. The Rev. L. D. Ulrich pastor of Trinity lutheran Church will enjoy his vacation during the month of August. Sub mail Carrier Edward Purpur is on duty during the vacations of the regular carriers. No one has ventured to suggest that a wet july makes a dry Christmas. The windows in the offices of the Prudential insurance company located in the Brown building on Mill Street Are being lettered. Those who want to fill their Coal Hins Are lie Gimwing to show a feeling of nervousness. The railroads of the country were never As Husy As they Are today. This mans business and general Prosperity the House owned by mrs. Susan a. Twist at no. <120 East Market Street has been re painted. C. C. Hitter is having a new porch built in front of his residence on East Market Street. Levi Sechler of Irand Street has a Fine lot of sunflowers growing in his Garden. They Are All very High hut the tallest measures Over seven feet. Mrs. William Moyer of Chambers Street sprained her left ankle at pottsgrove sunday. 15 stepping into a Post Hole. The Man who has been waiting for the Clouds to Roll by this summer must have lost considerable time he might have saved Between showers. A number of Little children throughout the City Are Down with cholera inf Antum. July and August Are two of the worst months of the year for infants and great car must in exercised in their diet. H. L. Dewitt assistant station agent at South Danville is confined to his Horny by illness. The Young menus class of Trinity m. E. Sunday school will hold a festival on the Green Patch to yowl the Culvert Bloom Street on saturday evening August 2nd. Everybody invited. Edward Campbell the genial manager of tin Dinville mercantile com any is feeling very proud Over the arrival of a baby boy at his Home. There is considerable debris in the Susquehanna As the result of the High water and some of it has come in at distances. Now we Are promised a period of exec Shively dry weather to off set the period of dampness. Three Fine horses trained to the Saddle will arrive at Castle Grove from new York to Day. They Are intended for lady guests who will arrive in a few Days. The horses will he accompanied by an instructor in horseback Riding. A this country never he entirely free until it supplies allot its own demands with its own vol. 47-no h. Danville a. Thursday july 31. 1002. Established in 155. The p. So about one Hundred Yards South of tin station this City sunday morning was the scene of a destructive head on collision in which four men escaped death by the narrowest possible margin. It was a few minutes before six of clock when an extra South hound freight loaded with soft Coal pulled into the station Ami slowed up on the main track to await the arrival of freight no. 83, North hound which had orders to go upon the switch. The extra was pulled by engine no. 811� and was in charge of conductor John Houser. It had not yet come to a standstill when the North hound i freight appeared in View plunging1 along at the Speed of an express train. Almost at tin same instant it dashed by the switch and bore Down upon tin ill fated extra. A dreadful wreck was imminent and tin Engineer and tire Inan of each train jumped barely escaping tin mix up As the two locomotives crashed together. The noise of tin collision startled the whole neighbourhood. Train no. So h. C. Madden conductor was drawn by engine no. 572, one of the huge modern locomotives known As a a a Long John. A it lifted tin lighter engine of the extra Clear off tin rails tossing it like a plaything Over on tin Middle track where it landed upside Down. Tin big locomotive then ploughed through the extra demolishing three of the loaded cars while seven cars of its own train were reduced to splinters. The North bound freight fortunately was made up of empty cars. Had the cars been loaded the momentum would have been Well nigh irresistible and a much larger portion of the train might have been wrecked. As it was the mass of wreckage was had enough completely blocking the track. The unfortunate engine no. 811�, is very badly used up All that remains intact being the boiler and running gear. Its big antagonist no. 672, was but Little injured. Its Pilot and front trucks were broken. It did not leave the rails and later in the Day was Able to run to Catawissa. In a Short time two wreck trains one from West Milton and tin other from Catawissa along with the big steam wrecker from East Mahanoy Junction were on tin scene of the collision. Tin work of Clearing away the wreckage was in charge of train master a. R. Anthony of Shamokin. Several Hundred of our townspeople Wen present As spectators. The work on the whole proved quite an object lesson showing what can be accomplished in a few hours time by the modern methods employed by railroads in removing wrecks. There is no weight too heavy for the ponderous steam wrecker and it handled the wrecked locomotive like a toy lifting it from tin ground in one mass and setting it upon tin rails. By one of clock sunday afternoon tin tracks were Clear and open to traffic. Hit on head by a Quoit. Robert Fielding of Scranton was struck on the head to Gay a Quoit yesterday afternoon at Dewitt spark and a a la up Gash was Cut in his Scalp. The wound went through to tin Skull hone and was nearly two inches in length. Or. Wintersteen of this City and or. Loffa of Washingtonville were summoned and gave him surgical attention. The won my was stitched and tin Hoy was brought to Danville by or. Wilt Evateen. He is eleven years old and is visiting at tin Home of his Grandfather Heury m. Trumbower East Mark to Street. Changes at knitting Mill. A number of machines in the knitting Mill Are being taken out hut they Are Hsiug replaced by others. The new machines Are is ing put in As rapidly As skis Sihle and tin work of the Mill is not interfered with by tin changes. The other machines Are being sent to tin factory for alterations. The Mill is running at its usual r capacity and its output will remain the same when All tin m w Machias have been installed. Going to Pittsburg. Cd Arlo a r. She Hurt of this City has accepted a position at Pittsburg with the Pennsylvania Railroad com Paziy and will assume his my duties on september 1. La is to in a tin first Tenor of tin Pittsburg Railroad menus male quartet and will but actively associated with tin work of tin Pennsylvania Railroad Young my no a to Hristian association in that City. This Isa find opening and a Broad the he of labor in which or. Shelhart will acquit himself creditably. Wheel ran Over her foot. Miss Minnie. Ephlin honeymoon Street met with a painful Accident at Dewitt spark last evening sin was standing in a crowd near the driveway. Several a Hiola a seem a to met at that Point and on in attempting to turn out. A nor Oacle a upon the crowd tin who Al running Over miss Ephlin a foot. The member was very badly bruised the pain being More than the Young lady could stand and sin fainted. Sin was carried to tin Pavilion win re or. Dewitt gave such attention As was needed. She revived alter which she was removed to it her Home. No serious results Are apprehended. The contracts for cleaning the so eral school buildings of the Borough wore awarded by the school Hoard monday night. Bids we re received As follows first Ward mrs. Davis no. 7 Pine Street $29.50 mrs. M. E. Shellhamer $35.00. Second Ward mrs. Daniel Kashner $19.75 mrs. M. E. ,$20.00. Third Ward Mary e. Kinn $20.00. Fourth Ward mrs. Kennedy,$23.00. Welsh Hill mrs. Catharine Grimes $4.00. U motion the contracts were awarded to the lowest bidder As follows first Ward mrs. Davis second Ward mrs. Daniel Kashner third Ward mrs. Mary e. Kinn fourth Ward mrs. Kennel by Welsh Hill mrs. Catharine Grimes. The Supply committee reported that it had received a schedule of supplies needed from the Borough superintendent that it had examined samples and awarded contracts As follows . Harris $90.32 Fred Ream 23.85 e. C. Babb so co., 22.27 c. H. Schmid 227.93 Roberts amp Meek 71.91 on motion if was decided that the Hoard sustain the action of the Supply committee. Or. Fischer of the building and re pair committee re ported Progress. 11� said tin committee found the Walls of the High school in a had condition throughout and Hall decided to Ca Cimine tin whole room instead of Only the ceiling As was recommended by tin committee. It was also decided last night to Calci Mim the Walls and ceiling of the second primary school of the a first Ward. On motion attorney Kisuer was instructed to notify the Reading Iron company that the Stream of water along Welsh Hill on the Iron company a land is cutting into tin Hank at the Borough school House there endangering the foundation of tin building and that if any damage is wrought by tin water the heading Iron company will be held responsible. The following directors were present at tin meeting Barber Orth Burger Redding Werkheiser Fischer Byerly Harpel Keefer and Black. The following Hills were approved for payment i. K. Pensyl $11.25 Jno. P. Lester 8.75 Emery Shultz .95 or. Klingman s eventful drive. An upset and a runaway in one Day Are calculated to shake up a Many a nerves pretty effectually yet such an experience fell to the lot of John Klingerman sr., of Union Corner yesterday. Early yesterday morning or. Kling Gernian started for Danvila driving a Young horse which while not at All vicious is full of spirit and not easy to handle. Or. Klingerman was accompanied by Frank Woodside a neighbor. The two men drove along without incident until the Narrows at the foot of Blue Hill were reached when the horse took fright at the cars and became unmanageable. The result was that the buggy upset. Or. Klingeman held on to the lines and thus the horse was prevented from running away while tin two men crawled out of the capsized vehicle. Beyond two spokes broken tin buggy was found uninjured. The men except tor a had fright were non tin worse for tin Accident and righting tin vehicle they ivs mod their journey to town. The hours was tied at j. H. Coleus hardware store and or. Klingerman and companion proceeded to transact some business about town. In a Short time the Mechanicsville hand Cam marching Down the str it playing a Lively air. The horse again took fright and reared up standing nearly erect. The tie strap Snapp a in two and the horse dashed up lower Mulberry Street at such a rate of Speed As can to attained Only by a hours frantic with fright. At Church Street la came within a hand breadth of striking a Little child standing on the crossing. Continuing his flight out lower Mulberry Street at blizzards he turned to the left and a ran up to Walnut Street when in was caught. The vehicle was a top buggy the top being Down. Oddly enough it a missed through both the a upset and the runaway without sustaining any worse damage than tin two broken spokes. Neither was tin horse injured. Examination at Washingtonville. On August 9 county superintendent Charles w. Derr will hold an exam Inatio for teachers in Montour county at Washingtonville. Annoyed by Petty thieving. Jacob Ashton of no. 8 Railroad Street is annoyed by Petty thieving with his Garden As the object of tin nocturnal raids. Within the past week a Rake and shovel were St a Len and on night a handsome Geranium was taken from the Flower Beds. It was of a ran Varity with Twenty four flow a is at t 1m tiny of its disappearance. The Flower was dug out of the bed so As to preserve its roots and a big Hole left when the Pride of the Gurdyu the wheel game off. The Creamery Wagon of Savage so Coop a Washingto Vilh driven by John Cooper met with a slight mishap in this it Ity yesterday. The Burr worked off on of tin front spindles while coming in Mill strict and when near coleus hardware store the Vhey a Cam off. The front part of tin Wagon took a sudden drop hut the horses were easily controlled Ami no damage resulted. James Richings of Lackawanna spent sunday with or. And mrs. Thomas Williams Wall Street. Miss Eva a Chury of Bloomsburg spent sunday in this City. Or. And mrs. A. C. Keefer of Bloomsburg spent sunday in this City. Or. Ami mrs. Joseph Himmen East Mahoning Street and miss Catharine Marks Mill Street left saturday for a visit in Gettysburg Lancaster and Columbia. W. A. Smith of Harrisburg returned Horny a sunday after a visit with Harry Lutz grand Street. William Hollingshead of Milton spent sunday in this City. William Mapstone of Sudbury spent sunday in this City. Mrs. T. A. Owen and son Wharton of Northumberland wore visitors to this City sunday. C. W. Eckman of Suhary called on friends in this City sunday. M. H. Adkins of Shickshinny was a sunday visitor to this City. Miss Elizabeth Ritter Railroad Street spent sunday with friends at Catawissa. Miss Kate Nohh employed at the state Hospital spent sunday with friends at Catawissa. Mrs. George Waite and son Bartlett of Parsons Are visiting at the Home of John g. Waite ferry Street. Miss Leah wait ferry str it has returned from a pleasant visit with relatives at Parsons. Or. And mrs. Lloyd Nungesser Railroad Street spent sunday with relatives at Lime Ridge. Mrs Alanson ship and son Edwin of Muskegon Michigan arrived in this City saturday fora visit with her Mother mrs. Margaret Evans East front Street. Or. And mrs. Go org Wrights of Catawissa spent sunday in this City with the latter a parents or. And mrs. John l. Russell East front Street. William Bowman of Pittsburg spent sunday in this City As the guest of or. Ami mrs. W. A. Shepperson front Street. Or Aud mrs Norman Hess of Bloomsburg spent sunday in this City As tin guests of the former smother mrs. Rebecca Hess Bloom Street. Joel re Huck of South Danvila re turned Home yesterday after a Brief visit in Shamokin. Or. And mrs. Joseph he under soil and son of Garwood n. J., who were guests at the Home of Rev. R. Allen South Danville lefty Torday for Home. Mrs. Henderson is a sister of Rev. Allen. Miss Lizzie Strickland of Harrisburg returned Home yesterday after a visit with miss Lizzie tools a Yin Street. Mrs. Hugh Curry of Brooklyn n. Y., returned to this City yesterday after spending several Days in Shamokin. Go org Nice South Danville re Tum Al Home yesterday from a visit in Sun Bury. Mrs. B. Of Connor of it. Carmel returned Horn yesterday after a visit with or. And mrs. Edward Campbell. Or. And mrs. C. H. Reynolds Mill Street returned Home yesterday from Philadelphia and Atlantic City. Mrs. Joseph Strickland of Shank in returned Home yesterday after a visit with mrs. Esther Strickland up or Mulberry strut. City i a re Harry Patton returned Home yesterday from Shamokin when he went tuesday to see the game Between the a old timers a and Shamokin. Miss Lizzie Davis of Wilkes Barre is visiting mrs. W. I. Wise at maus Dah. Mrs. Peter Warga North Mill Street returned Horny yesterday from Niagara Falls. Or. And mrs. William sural of Chester Are guests at the Home of Frank Riley Northumberland Street. Or. Sural is a member of the Chester police Force. Or. Walter e. Drumheller has a turned from a trip to Phi huh Olphia Baltimore and Island Heights n. E. G. A. Clin East front Street is Home a rom a trip to Bloomsburg and Berwick in the interest of the protected Home Circle. He will leave to la it a for Lew is Burg Milton and Watsontown. Ai Payne a Well known hotel Man from Reading was in this City a Castor Day. George Bachinger upper Mulberry Street was a Selinsgrove visitor yesterday. Mrs. Jackson Good Bloom Road spent yesterday with friends in san Hury. Miss Alda Shultz Bloom Road spent yesterday in Sunbury. Miss Florenc Bradstreet of Sunbury re turn a Home yesterday aft r a visit with mis it Pauline Farnsworth West Mahoning Street. Samuel Lunger West Mahoning str a it was a Sunbury visitor a a Star Day. Assistant train master s. G. Gear Hart and train dispatcher c. A Maliek of the Sunbury division Pas cd through South Danvila yesterday on their Way Over tin division. Miss May Fox of Catawissa returned Homo yesterday after a visit with miss mirth Sidler Church Street miss Minnie Girton e is Market Street h it 5�?Tstrlay for a visit at Mai Vilu. Miss Anna Mccloughan of South Danville h it yesterday for a visit in Shamokin. The Curbstone Market which up to Ami during Harvest was unusually Small tin Supply it of Dairy and Garden products falling Short of the demand has again assumed its old time proportions customary at this season. The Market tuesday in Siz it fell Only below that of saturday last when the Long Row of heavily Laden wagons extended from the opera House along Mill and Bloom it try ets to a Point near ferry Street. It would he hard to name a product of the farm that was not represented on the wagons. Tin Only commodity that seemed scarce was butter. This deficiency extended to Ltd lie stores and shortly after 8 of clock then was Lith or no butter except tin Creamery article to he had anywhere at any Price. There is plenty of Good pasture and tin Scarcity of Good butter can Only to accounted for on tin Assumption that the capacity of the local dairies is inadequate to meet the Home demand during these prosperous times. The Farmers Are very cheerful and talk hopefully of Large crops. Sweet Corn mad its Advent into Market tuesday. It was eagerly bought up. A Load a 800 ears was disposed of in less than an hour. Last year and previously Sweet Corn upon its appearance fancy prices the figure for several Market Days remaining As High As 20cents per dozen. Tuesday tie Ivi Gning prion was 15 cents per dozen a circumstance that May be taken to indicate that Corn is coming on fast and that a plethora is already in sight which May glut the Market tomatoes an another commodity that have just appeared. A very few were seen in Market tuesday Selling at 10 cents per Box or 15 cents per Quarter pock in a couple a of weeks they will he plentiful enough As the crop it is said will be an enormous of. Cabbage was never finer and could be bought at 3 cents per head and upward. Then was scarcely a Wagon hut had cabling for Sale. Tin potato crop in its yield promises to hot something in proc a nth a. Along with Bahhag potatoes were in a Vid a Nec All along the line of wagons none of tie in Small and Many very Large in size. They retailed at 5 cents per Quarter Peck. Two Huin Lri a bushels per Aon i considered a Good yield for potatoes but m. B. Bond the Chulasky trackman has this year broken the record and raised 275 bushels from an acre. Tie Farmers say that notwithstanding tie prolonged Rains the potatoes As yet show no signs of rot. The critical period it semis occurs about tin time tin crop matures just before frequent Rains with hot Sun to a Apt to i super induce rot Diggin Shine t ing. This Audap Ket so up. A is to he an Appley Ripples Anvy by plentiful in mar a Elling at 3 cents per Quarter and they Are very Fine. Spring chickens Are now one of the greatest luxuries in Market retailing at 5d cents to to cents per pair. Eggs a siding at 18 cents per dozen. There Are so viral new faces so a among the vendors of tin curb Stone Market mostly Farmers from Northumberland county who until the miners strike were regular attendants at the Shamokin Market. Danvila is one of the Best business towns of this Section a fact which tin Farmers have discovered. Of of them remarked yesterday that in Hall attended the markets of nearly All tin neighbouring towns and that in found Danville to be tin Best of them All. A c Ball Forth Monument. A gain of base Hall has been arranged Between selected nines of a a fats and a a leans a for tin Hen fit of tin soldiers Monument fund. It is to he played on August 8th and a big at. Tendance is expected. The uniforms for the occasion will he especially manufactured and tin game a will he a great on. Tin umpires have not been chosen yet but Burgess purse i will to tin Otlie Ial scorer. These Are tin fats and tin leans fats a. A. Mccoy f. G. Schoch Harry Piile Theodore Hoffman. Elias mail a Howard d. Evans cd slump Hunt Samuel Bloch w. L. Sidler Fred Jacobs. Leans Edward Williams George Wintersteen Eugene Miles l. H. W. Klim William Watkins Jess a Cleaver George Smith James Henderson will Mcclure or k. A. Curry or. Beaver Gearhart. Some years ago a similar game was played on the East Market Street grounds and Sevy ral Hundred dollars we the realized. Badly gored by a Bull. H w. Wolf a Farmer of Mifflin township Columbia county was very badly gored by a Hull yesterday afternoon. Tin Farmer who was caught in tin Field was thrown to the ground tin infuriated animal and probably fatally injured. His worst injuries were inflicted about tin neck and arms. A tire in the foundry of Curry so Vai Inan. East Market Street monday did considerable damage and Only tin valiant work of the a firemen and employees of the structural tubing works prevented a More serious spread of the flames. The alarm was sounded by blowing the whistle at Curry amp Yunnan a just at 7 of clock and the department responded promptly. Two lines of Hose were quickly run Over from the structural tubing works across East Market Street. Then were also streams put on by the Washington Friendship and Continental companies. For an hour the flames stubbornly resisted then the steady fighting Inch by Inch subdued them. The damage was confined to the Stock hous it Stock hoist and the roof Over the cupolas. It was at the roof where the fire started and it burned fiercely until the firemen got on All their Hose. Then it took some time to extinguish the flumes As they started up in different places under the roof. The foundry was filled with smoke soot and Spray of the water so that it was almost impossible to ascertain tin amount of damage Don to the Interior. A Large crowd witnessed the work of the fire fighters and the Yard was filled with people. The streets surrounding the Plant were also crowded. The exact cause of the lire is not known although it originated at the cupolas. The Stock hoist was so badly burned that it is useless but new lumber was hauled a few Days ago for a new hoist. There will he a considerable portion of new roof needed on the North Side. At the time the fire was discovered there was no on in the foundry hut the watchman William Reppert. He ran to the whistle and word being sent to the structural tubing works the Hose there was soon a it in service. The arrival of the a fire companies enabled the Unn to it at tin flames although it was necessary to climb Over tin roof and do tin fighting at close quarters. Three of the lines were run through the machine shop into the foundry while another went through tin Mill Yard from Railroad Street and on through the rear of tin foundry on rough and ready Street. For the first time the Friendship Host cart was hauled to a fir by a horse. Tin new drop harness worked Well and a Quick Start was made. The cart swung up Market Street at a rapid rate and Yin friendships made a Fine run. They have been exorcising the horse for Sonn tune and he seemed to realize what was re Quimod of him Oil this occasion of a genuine alarm. A struggle with a Hawk. A live Hawk a a measuring four feet from tip to tip of wings was brought into this City yesterday which had been captured in Rattler a remarkable Way. Liat adds to the interest of the affair is that the rapacious Bird was caught by a woman and that it yielded to its captor Only after a 1-psorate struggle. The scene of the affair Lay along Montour Ridge in Liberty township on or. S. Thompsons farm known As a a Pilgrim a rest a a on which Miles Bitler resides As tenant. Or. Hitler is a poultry fancier and among his Young fowls Are a number of guineas confined in an enclosure surrounded with wire netting. On tuesday mrs. Bill or hearing an outcry among the guineas rushed to their assistance and was surprised to find the big Hawk entangled in the Woven wire. Evidently the Bird had not noticed the enclosure and was in the act of swooping Down upon his prey when he ran his head through one of the meshes. The woman grab Beuthe Hawk seizing him by each Wing close to the body. As soon As he was released from the win in began a desperate fight for Freedom trying to strike mrs. Bitler with both his Bill and claws. The woman however had the ugly Bird at a disadvantage and by holding him As far As possible from her body was Abb to escape injury although it was a fearful tax upon her strength As Long As the Battle lasted. Several times the Hawk came Uear getting the Best of his captor in tin fight and succeeded in sinking his claws into her clothing. The apron worn by mrs. Bitler bears testimony As to the severity of the struggle being torn nearly to shreds. The Hawk was finally thrown into a Box where he was kept a prisoner until brought into town where he was placed on exhibition at tie store of m. H. Schram. Or. Thompson contemplates having tin Bird mounted. Other personal mentions on 4t h Page. Engagement is announced. The a engagement of r. S. Miller of this City and miss Minnii Doroff of fall River mass., has been announced. The Groom is a Well known business Man. And tin Bride is a distinguished linguist and translator of languages. In Lii a late of tin wedding has not yet been Given out. To Drain off waste water. A a a dish a was constructed under the Basin at the Public Fountain monday for the purpose of draining off the waste water. It had Boom very wet and Muddy about the Fountain. A horse when warm and thirsty finds Delight in plunging his nose into the water As far As he can. This has tin effect of splashing the water out of tin Basin rendering a Drain of some sort necessary. The work was done by t. L. Evans sons co Crete being used. New building at tube works. A new building has just been completed at t lie structural tubing works. It will by used for t in storage of shipments until they Are ready to he loaded on ears. At 1 20 of clock this morning Captain j. Beaver Gearhart of company of twelfth regiment received an order from colonel Clement to assemble at once for duty at Shenandoah. The company was immediately gotten together and at 3 39 of clock was ready at the armory to proceed to Sunbury to join the rest of the regiment. A special train was in readiness there to hurry the solid cars to the Coal Region. The company left South Danville forty five Strong in a special ear at 1 30 of clock and was attached to the troop train at Sunbury. Five colanders were killed at Shenandoah last night in a Battle Between policemen and strikers. The trouble had been brewing for several Days and culminated in an attack on a Deputy sheriff by the mob. The police came to the Rescue of the Deputy and were attacked by the strikers. Several deputies were waylaid last night at Locust Summit and in the fight that ensued Deputy w. A. Tras Kos of Ashland was shot and was taken to the miners Hospital. Joseph Beddall a hardware merchant at Shenandoah and a Nephew of sheriff s. R. Beddall of Schuylkill county was badly beaten by the mob and is in the miners Hospital. Four policemen of the Shenandoah Torce were seriously injured in a fight with tin mob and they Are not expected to live. This was the first outbreak in that Section hut it will Likely he the starting of More trouble throughout the Region. Sheriff Beddall was summoned to Shenandoah to quell the trouble in its Inci Piercy. His Nephew Thomas Beddall escorted two non Union machinists to the Reading station last evening and was attacked by a mob in sympathy with the striking miners. Beddall who is a Deputy sheriff fired into tin mob wounding two men. Then he ran to the station where six policemen came to his Aid. The officers forced Back the crowd enabling the Deputy and machinists to get out of town on an engine. The mob turned its Wrath on the officers and they started up town. At the Lehigh Valley crossing tin policemen climbed Over a moving freight train. On officer a lithuanian was pulled from the car and thrown to tin ground. While the mob was heating him his hand got under the wheels of the train and several fingers Frere crushed. Another officer named Heiser was shot through the Arm Aud Hack. Two oth or officers was also badly Hurt. Joseph by Udall heard of the peril of his brother Thomas and started for the depot to go to his Aid. The mob seized him and threw him to the ground. Ii was beaten into insensibility and was hurried to the miners Hospital where he lies in a serious condition Pius Hower shoots his sister. A dreadful tragedy occurred at roaring greek tuesday evening. Nine year old no tit Hower was shot Aud killed by her brother Pius Hower aged 11 years. The shooting was the result of an Accident. The two children were returning from Yeager a Mill dam where the Hoy had been trying to shoot a wild Duck. It is not known just How the Accident occurred. The boy says that he was a fooling with the gun a when it went off. The Load took effect in the girls face. She was literally riddled with shot one Eye being torn from the socket. Death ensued instantly. The father of the two children is William Hower the Well known huckster who was absent on a trip in the Vicinity of Watsontown. He was reached with some difficulty and in response to the sad news yesterday returned to his stricken Home arriving about 3 of clock in tin afternoon. The dead child one of a family of ten children was a general favorite. The funeral will take place to Morrow at 10 a. M. It. Grove Cam meeting. Tin committee of management of the Mountain Grove Cam meeting association of which r. 7. Crispin of Berwick is president held a recent meeting in Berwick at which time it was decided that the Cam meeting would be held at Mountain Grove tuesday August 5th, and that Day Only. Excursion trains will he run to accommodate All persons desiring to attend. The meeting will i in charge of or. W. A. Evans presiding elder of this District. Upon that Day then will also he held a meeting of tin stockholders of the association to determine whether the Cam meeting shall in held there hereafter. Other business pertaining to the interests of the association and management of the grounds will he transacted at this meeting. The undergrad crossing. It is not at All Likely from present prospects that the undergrad crossing at the p. A r. Railway near Walnut Street will he an accomplished fact very soon. It is not considered probable that tin Borough will agree to tin terms proposed by the p. So r. Railway company which involves tin bearing of a portion of the expenses by the Borough and the abandonment of both the Crossings Between the station and Bloom Street. This is unfortunate As travel is very frequently held up by trains blocking the Crossings at that a iut and the need of better accommodations is very keenly Felt. Job printing the Odic 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 fall kinds and Dos cloption test get our prices before you place your a1 Cit to j do witty spark was crowded yesterday afternoon at the annual picnic of the Odd follows of Danville. The attendance leached three thousand and everybody had an enjoyable time. The Day was Cloudy hut the rain held off Aud the weather was very pleasant. It seemed that practically everybody from this City was at the Park. All the Hacks were crowded Aud the entire Park was thronged with merry picnickers. There were Many amusements in which everybody took part. The Young ladies pitched quoits there were base Ball games a bicycle race shooting match and a Nail driving contest. The picnic was a big Success and All who attended were delighted with the pleasures of the Day. There wore two May pole dances Given in the Pavilion by Tho children who Sang in the chorus of the a a Queen Esther cantata. Both Drew Large crowds and Tho dancers received much applause. A base Hall nine of Odd Fellows went up against Tho plucky first Ward juniors to their sorrow As the first warders won by a score of 17 to 2. The boys had it All to Weir own Way Aud piled up runs very fast. They were cheered on to Victory by a big audience. The following wore on the two teams juniors Williams Mccoy Kostyu Bauder Scarlet Ross Davis Lloyd font Bowyer. Odd Fellows Hale Miu Homoyer Lovett Camp Morrall l. Snyder j. Snyder Fogel Trumbower. The second game had nearly the same result Washingtonville winning from a picked club of Odd Fellows by a score of 18 to 2. The chief feature was the hitting by the Washingtonville team. The batting order was As follows Washingtonville Wise right Field Lewis shortstop w. Hoft a Catcher Billmeyer second base s. Hoffa Pitcher d. Mccormick third base Hoffman first base Welinder Centre Field Seidel left Field. Odd Fellows a. Gerst Catcher f. Klase Pitcher d. Gibson first base f. Warntz second Baso w. Motterud shortstop a. Lawrence third base d. Blizzard left Field c. Gerst Centre Field h. Riley right Field. William Manning was the Victor in the half mile bicycle race. D. Gibson started hut his bicycle slipped and he was thrown to the ground. Manning a prize was an Odd Fellows Chart. A number of marksmen were entered in Tho shooting match at Bine rocks. The Best records were Mado by William pc scr Lewis Dietz Aud Cit Arlos Lawrence. The most amusing contest was that of driving a wire Nail through a two Inch Salt Plank. The Winner was mrs. Frank Heim who drove the Nail through in Twenty seconds. The others in this contest were mrs. John Eisen Hart mrs. George Rowe mrs. Wert Man mrs. David guest Aud mrs. Daniel Shultz. The prize was a Fine cake. The tour lodges of Odd Fellows of this City joined in giving this picnic and a general committee was formed by representatives of Montour Lodge no. 109 Calumet Lodge no. 279 Lodge no. 780, and Myrtle Lodge no. 858. Its Success was chiefly due to the hard work of this committee the members of which were Frank Leo Miles chairman r. Richardson Secretary h. Seidel treasurer William James William Farley William Christian Samuel . R. Williams John font Charles Gerst j. Jobborn h. Gerst f. Var Rance William Camp j. Fisher and Oscar Fixell for 6. A. R. Damp. The annual Encampment Aud Camp lire of Goodrich Post no. 22, g. A. R. Will be held at Dewitt spark from August 8 to 14. The committees to arrange for the Outing will be appointed at the meeting of the Post next monday evening. There will he about thirty Small tents and one Large one the latter being the mess tent of tin Post. Tents will be rented to persons desiring to Camp out during this period and applications should he Mado at Hunts drug store. The veterans anticipate a Good time Aud the Outing will to made a great event. Programs Are being arranged for each Day. It will he a Case of touting on the old Camp ground for last year the Encampment was held at this same place. The Pavilion will be used for meetings addresses and other exercises. Rellion of Golden eagles. The District reunion of the knights of Tho Golden Eagle of Montour Columbia Northumberland Union and Lycoming counties will be held at Williamsport on labor Day the members of Montour Castle no. 181�, of this City arc making extensive preparations to attend Tho re Union. In May at Shamokin Montour Castle won a $50 prize for having the largest number of men in line and at Williams port the Danville knights expect to capture several More prizes. Over a Hundred members will go to the a hand will be taken at intelligencer office. There is Joy in the office of the Danville intelligencer Over the arrival of a son Aud heir at the Home of the proprietor 1. Anst Lutz. His happiness has o or flood tin Sanctum and per meats every department of the establishment
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