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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - June 2, 1904, Danville, PennsylvaniaHome paper a for the Homet he circulation of this paper is increasing rapidly. It will pay you to advertise in the american. Subscription $1 per yearly a. Irving 11. Jennings vex 11st. Ojue hour it v a v a m i r m to i This country will no Var re entirely free until it supplies All of its own demands with its own Esta rushed in 1855 vol. 4 no 22. Danville. In a a thursday junk 2 1�>04.iu0 Heath 704 Mill St., Danville. / a a Mill it m a a. 425 Mill St., Danville in a. Die two of tit Stunm Cli and 1 id his in in its a Cir Tilv i h. A. . A dentist ulu ills m11.1. St Kici. A a la of Estracteo who out a san. Crown Hal Holt age work h specially. A a Ulm i unite latent Ami most unproved Izmir Cuenl it and Prem a �1 in execute the Loht ill men 11 work. Or. C. H. ,�? do nth l. M.11 m., i it i Uville the. Let Loti iry Lump it ii Mii liw Dirge m debate a nil s work in condensed news. June brides and Jane bugs now for Trio a Iouli of Toses. The base Ball Knocker is now getting his Burn i s. Jane brides will soon engage the at Teut Iun of the people. The lawns Are giving work for the mowing machine pushers. With very Little additional expense to Ilu tour county the tree Feiry could of. Rated 24 Houis instead of 21. If the country can be saved the commencement Day orator is determined that the deed shall be done. For the Benefit of the politicians and tie Public in general it May be stated at this time that election Day this year will tall on november 8. There is always much doubt each year As to the Date of election. The resignation of or. J. T. Roth Rook As forestry c commissioner of Pennsylvania will be much regretted throughout the state. He was the Rig it Man in the Light Dace. A All night ferry service Means a great Deal to tie sooth Side men employed ill the Mills. Tie St. Louis hotel proprietors have adv it raised tie fair ill the wrong Way. Another memorial Day Lias been added to tie list observed Siukue tie Days of �?T65. Miss Margaret Ammerman die Well known Soprano Singer Lias been engaged to sing at tie commencement exercises at Susquehanna University Beau Grove june i its it. It seemed to be tie aim of each family to have the family plot present a Nice appearance for memorial Day. The Best tiling to do is to encourage the base Hall club by generous support. That counts More than anything else. Country Fields ale being populated with scared Iowa. Everybody going to Philadelphia ought to know that the Reading railway runs frequent trains weekdays and sundays Between Reading terminal and Willow Urove Park where Rauda Rossa is now tilling a engagement. Now that it is hero kindly retrain from singing in the a a Good old summer 1 High school commencement will now enlist Public attention. Tie persistency of tie japs is one of the feature of their Campaign work. They go in to win and discouragement is to reign to them. Several of tie Powers Are now anxious to intervene for peace in the far East but neither Side is As yet ready to have tie Wai cease. Wanted a Small and Large tracts of Woodland Send full description and Price. New York amp Peru a co. Lock Haven a. If rain Means a big Hay crop there is no danger of a Scarcity tills Yeai. The commissioners of North umber Laud and Montour counties should accommodate tie working men by pro Viding a All night ferry service. Orders have been to Ted at tie Pennsylvania Railroad shops at Harrisburg that hereafter no work will be done of saturdays unless it is absolutely necessary. Similar orders May be is sued to hie other shops along tie line it is a Maher of health &akin6 powder absolutely pure theme is to substitute vein ill i lie. J. E. preached the i to the Graduat-1 in Olun of t a a High school sunday the Largo audit trim of a the Mali of Iii profs a ten m Elm Roll was literally packed on tie occasion. Miss Blanche Shelih a miss Verna heed Aud messes. Robert Jacobs Aud Edward Moore i etchers of the Junior class acted As Ushers. The graduating class followed by the faculty and the school Board entered in a body Aud Oce pied seats near the front of the Church. A profusion of Flowers were group red about the altar while overhead at the rear of the pulpit the class colors Hung in Graceful festoons. Among the music special to the occasion were two an thesis rendered with exceedingly line effect Oue by miss Margaret Ammer Mati and the other by Walter Bussell. The discourse was a comprehensive View of life Trow the standpoint of the Young throwing off a Nav of its illusions Aud presenting its Stern and hard realities in a Strong Light it will be remembered As Oue of Kev. Hutchisonn a Ablest efforts. The theme of tie Sermon was a the Cloud and the voice a the text being founded of Luke it 34, 3.5 a while he thus spake there cause a Cloud and overshadowed them and they feared As they entered into the Cloud Aud there came a voice out of the Cloud saying a this is my beloved son Bear members of the a radiating class you stand tonight of the threshold of a new sphere in life a Mission. Everything in this life which is Worth having is the result of Victory. Tonight you Are victors. But it tonight Yon appreciate the Victory you have already won you must realize that this present Victory is hut the Earnest of a greater Battle to be fought and greater victories to be won. I congrats late you upon the Date of your graduation. You Start out in your new sphere in life a Mission in the he ginning of the greatest Century in the worlds history. Tonight you inherit a Richer legacy than any that have preceded you since time began. You Are coming to the throne of your existence under the most auspicious circumstances that Ever flashed their prophecies in the pathway of human aspiration. Both Leaveu and Martli Are giving no their secrets so that one need not he a Prophet nor a Sou of a Prophet to know that the twentieth Cut urn contains for Yoa what Eye hath not seen nor ear heard neither Eute Rod into the heart of Man to conceive. Whether you shall be Able to fully appreciate and improve the opportunities which shall be Louis. 1 know not and you tune not but of this one thing 1 am certain that As you enter into the dark Shadow of the future the measure of your real attainment in this life will be proportionate to the heed you give to the voice of the beloved Sou of god. The commencement occasion which is so soon to sever your Peculiar relation with the past no doubt brings to you Joy and gladness. With pleasure you have anticipated the time when having successfully completed your ours with the approval of the Public and the Sanction of the teachers you shall receive the fit Amu of graduation. There is Ana there ought to he Joy and rejoicing in anticipation of the event which is to he the fulfilment of Long time cherished Hope. But if you Are what you ought to let a there is beneath this Joy a seriousness known Only to your self and your god. You know that this is not ouly in name hut in reality a commencement. This end is but a he ginning. Your eyes Are or ought to be upon the future. And while you May Long to see the perpetual Sunshine if you Are Wise above earthly things you not Only ought to hut you do see the Cloud and May Well Euter into it with fear and trembling. For most of your life thus far has been easily calculated. It has been arranged for by others. Now a doubt before unknown Iiah gone Over your future which will soon under Providence be at your disposal there May he no time in Yoor earthly career when it will be so difficult for you or your friends to foresee your earthly future As now. Thank god tonight the future is veiled by a dark Cloud. You May think you see through it hut that vision is hut a Day dream reflected from its surface. There Are trials Ami troubles there. There Are disappointments Aud Uii Fortune in that Cloud. There is sickness disease suffering death m that Cloud. You Are about to enter it. What there is for you in s under it. You do not see it hut forget not that while it is a Cloud it has its Silver lining. And Back of it the Sun will Ever he shining. While the Days of your years Are numbered yet life a exp sect Aucy for you will never he greater than it is now. For you the shadows still Are falling to the West and you have a rigid to yet expect the Noonday of brightness. Therefore As you enter into the Cloud believe w Ith Paul a a All things work together tor Good to them that love him that Are the called a cording to his purpose. For if you Are his All things an yours whether Lite or death or things present or though to then he not so much concerned about tie a loud As about the voice for As \ ii enter into it the Cloud will he dispelled if you do hut give goo i heed to the voice out of the Cloud. The speaker then in an attempt to re Echo the voice out of the Cloud first the Mcmichael goal come any which has been prospecting in the Vicinity of Jersey town for a year past has succeeded in striking a vein of pure Coal while All the indications Point to larger veins near at hand. The Mcmichael Coal company Iscom Jio Sod of Farmers and others residing in the Vicinity of Jersey town. Many of those old residents All their lives cherished the belief that Coal in paying quantities existed in Tho Hills thereabout. They were encouraged in this View by the reports of mineralogists and practical miners who from time to time visited the spot. It was of the Mcmichael farm near Jersey town that the Best Outcrop Ping occurred. The expense of digging with the uncertainty of Reward which always goes with prospecting for Coal precluded individual Effort and led to the formation of a Small company. Al out a year ago work was begun on a Tunnel. As the digging progressed the indications of Coal remained i resent hut there was nothing a specially encouraging. During the Winter Tho work was abandoned. Since april 1st digging was resumed. In a Short time the Black Rock or slate began to Glisten with the properties of Coal. Day by Day the indications of Coal grew stronger and last work the company was rewarded by striking a vein of pure Coal. The Drift or Tunnel a present has penetrated the Hill to the depth of some forty five feet. The vein discovered is a Large one. Among those employed Are two mining experts who see nothing in the surround bugs to discourage the belief that they Are Oil the threshold of a Deposit Al Good Coal which Mav underlie a Large territory. The memorial Day program monday was carried out under difficulty owing to the several showers which occurred during the afternoon. The weather during the Forenoon was not promising. The sky was full of Clouds and Tho indications w Ere that there might be showers. Nothing was omitted however in the program relating to the Early part of the Day. Those who had Flowers to Sparo sent them to the Post rooms and the Eom Niit Tokib appointed to decorate the Graves performed that duty Atje the specified time. Old Ulory was prom returned from California. Frank Miller an attendant at tie Hospital for the insane has just a returned Home from a five weeks visit to California he is much pleased with the experiences of his trip although he makes no secret of the fact that in All the vast territory traversed he found no place which in a general Way is More desirable As a i lace of residence than Pennsylvania. Or. Miller loft Danville in company with Hoy Kishel another attendant of the Hospital for the insane. Or. Kishel decided to try his Fortune in the West Aud accordingly he accepted a position Asau attendant in a state Hospital at Bisbee ara., where at last accounts he was getting along very nicely. While in California or Miller called upon several former residents of Danville among them being de. Y. Seidel and Charles i. Bausch whom he found in Good health and spirits both doing Well. In his trip eastward or. Miller Stop a Ted at Albuquerque for the purpose of calling upon our townsman John l. is sojourning there for the Sake of his health. Or. Evans he says is improving and along with his family seemed in Good spirits. As the result of his out of door life he is very deeply tanned and on tiny whole he seems to is favored by conditions calculated to restore and promote Good health. Contract for Bridge awarded. The Rainy weather of the last few Days has caused Little or no delay on the trolley line. Tho construction Crew have now passed through East Danville and Are working on toward Gro Varia. The work of leveling Over the track on Bloom Street is now practically completed and the entire Width of the str it is returned to the Public for use until the Day when the trolley company desires to Start its cars which is still some three months in the future. The contract for the steel Bridge to carry the line Over fishing Creek has been awarded to the Owego Bridge company of . In All probability Tho contract for the Power House which will be built at Grov Ania. Will be awarded today. Along with tie Power House the car barn and the office will he built at Grov Ania. The generators tor the new line have arrived at Rupert and Are lying in the cars at that place. of fourth Page workmen struck by Sledge. Henry Henke jr., who is employed at the Stone Yard of John k. Hughes met with a very narrow escape yesterday a Sledge being wielded by another Man flew off the handle Aud struck or. Henke opon the forehead under tin Force of the blow the Man fell As if dead and Lay for a while insensible after some time lie revived and was Abb to go Home. He lives at 220 Ash Street where he was visited by or. Paules who found him suffering considerably from the Shock although not dangerously injured. There was a Small Scalp wound upon the forehead. A blow such As received is very dangerous and could easily have produced fatal results. The maccabees picnic. Hunters Park will open saturday with a picnic held by dough try tent no. 375, knights of tie maccabees. A Tine program of amusement Lias been arranged and a cordial invitation u extended to the Puli. Admission be ing free. There will he Good music with dancing afternoon and evening refreshments of All kinds will he served outline Gifu us. Intently displayed about tin streets and the business places open until 12 of clock were closed during tin afternoon. Curry amp Van Nan the structural tubing stove works and several other industries were closed Down All Day. It was shortly Eforo 2 of clock when Tho Parade formed in front of g. A. K. Hall and moved Down Mill Street and up Bloom Street toward tin cemetery. In line were the Washington drum corps a firing squad of tie National guard the members of Goodrich Post the p. O. S. Of a. And about one Hundred school children the latter bringing up the rear. The Parade was led by the drum corps preceded by Joseph l. Shannon j. H. Hunt and James v. Wilson the latter representing the p. O. S. Of a. The school children were marshalled by Levi Secli Ler and Biraui Weaver. Hou. James Foster acted As Post commander. The line was followed by half a dozen Hacks containing aged and infirm veterans the woman a Relief corps speakers for the occasion and the Keystone double male Quartetti. The Parade on Tho whole was a very creditable on. It started off in fico style hat by tin time it re ached the p. Amp r. Crossing of Bloom Street it began to rain. The school children were brought Back to tin Hall while the remainder Ottlie procession moved on toward the cemetery. The most of those in line were provided with umbrellas so that no one got very wot. The Shower was not a heavy one and soon passed Over and although the sky became overcast again there was quite a interval before any More rain fell. Meanwhile tin Parade reached the cemetery and the program was rendered. But three of oar clergymen invited were present to deliver addresses. These were Rev. Simpson b. Evans of St. Paul a R. Church who addressed tin woman a Relief corps Rev. John Sherman p it it a of first Baptist spoke to the Spanish am Erica War veh rans and Rev. Pm t. Swart of St. Peters E. Church who addressed tie National guard. Each of tin addresses was Brief although very appropriate eloquent in tone Aud breathing a spirit of Truo patriotism. Theka Ystone dough male Quartetti rendered two selections with inspiring effect. The woman a Relief corps As is customary bestowed its offering of flow ers upon the unknown dead. The ceremony is a very Beautiful one. A Mound of Evergreen is erected at Ono Corner of Tho g. A. R. Plot and around this the ladies of the Relief clips walk a Ach in succession depositing a bouquet upon the Evergreen As a tribute to the fallen heroes whose Graves Are unknown. In conclusion a firing squad of company a Nuder lieutenant Keefer fired three volleys Over the g. A. R. Plot As a Salute to the dead. Returning from Tho cemetery the Beautiful custom was observed of casting Flowers u m ii the River in memory of comrades who lost their lives of tin sea and went Down into watery Graves. The school children who participated in the Parade each carrying a bouquet of Flowers were taken on Board the ferry and carried across the River and Hack again. Of the Way across while the Little ones Sang a am Erica the Flowers were strewn Apon the tide. Each bouquet was borne in a steady Stream Down the River Aud by the time tie boat returned they had All disappeared in the or or. Walter k. Drumheller of Berwick spent sunday with his parents. Or. And mrs. O. R. Druid hello hotel Oliver. M iss Margaret Dailey of Wyoming is tin guest of miss Maud Hurley honeymoon Street. John Bateman of Shamokin spent sunday with friends in this City. Howard Lunger of Berwick spent sunday at the Home of his parents or. And mrs. W. Pm Lunger Center Street. Miss May Scott of North Amber land spent sunday with friends in this City. Walter arms and miss Mary Keefer of Suu Hury spent. Sunday at the Home of the former a parents or. And mrs. S. W. Arms. Water Street. Will Maiers and Howard Patton were in Sunbury yesterday. Or. And mrs. W. C. Farnsworth of Shickshinny spent sunday in this City. Mrs. Wellington Cleaver or. And mrs. W. R. A Lark and Sou Howard spent sunday with relatives at roaring Creek. Mrs. G. A. Sonneborne miss Alice Gearhart of South Danville and mrs. W. 11. Latimer of this City last evening returned Home from a visit to Kline Grove. Professor j. J. Reese returned Home from a visit to Philadelphia last evening. Miss win if red treas miss Maggie treas mrs. John Hickey Ami two sous William and Michael of Johnstown arrived in this City last evening for a visit at the Home of mrs. Peter treas Mill Street. Miss Elizabeth vast a no visited friends in Bloomsburg yesterday. Rev. L. I. Ulrich returned yesterday from Philadelphia where he attended the session of tin lutheran Synod of Pennsylvania. M iss Stella Lowenstein left yesterday for a visit with relatives in Berwick. Mrs. William Minier Riverside has returned Homo from a visit with relatives in Shamokin. M iss Hattie Simington returned yesterday from a visit with relatives in new York City. Or. Aud mrs. Charles Mills returned Home yesterday froma visit with Ida Tives in Bloomsburg. Miss Helen Downing returned to Shamokin yesterday after a visit with friends in this City. Mrs. Mary Diehl returned to Sun Hurt yesterday after a visit with mrs. Emma Miller Pine Street Joseph Eek was a Bloomsburg visitor yesterday. Mrs. Ii. Bierman of , was a visitor yesterday at Tho Sobers Home. Front Street. Miss Stella Sandel visited friends in Berwick yesterday. Charles Howe will leave this morning for Augusta. Georgia where in has secured employment. Miss Maggie duster is visiting relatives in Sunbury. Irvin Guver of Suu Hury was a visitor in this City yesterday. Or. And mrs. Frank Good Ami miss Catharine Good returned to Franklin mich., yesterday after a visit at the Home of Jackson Good East Danville. Rabbi a. Mayer was a visitor in Bloomsburg yesterday. Mrs. Charles Sidler of Sunbury visited friends in this City yesterday. Or. Bartli and miss bes. In Henry of Hazleton returned Home yesterday after visiting at the Homes of or. And mrs. Joseph Reed and or. And mrs Grant holier Riverside. Miss Maggie Aten returned Home from Philadelphia last evening. Mrs. O. M. Lesiger and miss Laura la Tiger returned Home last evening from a visit to Shamokin. Mrs. Jesse Klase Aud daughter miss Carrie Klase returned Home from a visit to Philadelphia last evening i r. J. B. Gearhart returned Home from a visit to Harrisburg last evening. Mrs. Edward pols Green came Down from Hazleton last evening to spend a few Days at the Home of her parents or. And mrs. Rush yer Rick. West Mahoning Street. Architect j. 11. Brugler transacted business in Sunbury fall to the Liuo Olu Garfield literary contest took place tuesday afternoon. With the single exception of High school commencement there is no event that occurs annually in connection with our Public schools that excites More interest than the literary contest. The High school room As anal yesterday was filled. Tho decorations for the occasion wore most elaborate and were never surpassed. Graceful folds of Hunting Orange and purple in color representing Tho High school were entwined around the Large Central pillar. Over head diagonally Aud crossing each other at right angles were other folds of Rich Banting each hanging in a depending curve from the Center of the ceiling to the Corners. One of these was Pink and White representing the Lincoln society Aud the other Crimson Aud Gold the colors of the Garfield society. Tho platform looked very pretty Tudor its decorations of Orange and purple embodied in Bunting Aud tin High school pennants. The effect was enhanced by a profusion of Palms and ferns arranged upon the floor with tie stars and stripes gracefully spread upon the Wall above the blackboard. The class of 05 was represented among the decorations by a Beautiful Fern by Al at the rear of the room opposite the platform among the Peru were Many Palms carnations and other Flowers while upon the Wall above was spread tin Fine class Pennant fifteen feet in length Crimson Aud steel in color. Never was a literary program on the whole rendered with better effect. The contestants in carrying through their parts showed that they had studied their subjects deeply Aud they acquitted themselves in a Way to Corres Jiroud. The program of recitations solos Aud declarations ran As follows piano Solo a torchlight dance a a May books �?T04 declamation a the yellow peril a John Bowyer a ill declamation a equal rights for Amei Ioanu citizens at Home and abroad irrespective of Creed a a Olude Davis 07, g. I violin Solo. Frank Kemmer �?T05 recitation. A a Briers Rose a Isabel Blue 00, a recitation a Tim went a tight. Home a a Jessie Kimerer �?T05, a a piano Solo a a Fra Davalo a Stella Doster. �?T07. The subject discussed was a Are solved that tie English government represents More truly the wishes of the ii Nule i Hon the dour nmn not a United states. A on the affirmative Side were Maurice Dreifuss �?T06lueretia Rhodes �?T05and Harry Sci Inch �?T00 representing the Lincoln society. Of the negative Side were Harry Bedea �?T05dewitt Jobborn �?T07 and Verna Reed �?T05 lie longing to Tho Garfield society. The subject was exceptionally Well debated Aud it was surprising How Many Strong Points the Youthful de haters were Able to Advance in favor of their respective sides. The judges selected were Hou. H. M. Hinckley Rev. J. E. Hutchison and Rev. N. E. Cleaver. The judges retired to their deliberations while the High school boys Quartetti rendered a song a a continuous the Quartetti made quite a hit Ami was encoded. In the judges decision All the honors Tell to the Garfield society the negative Sidt winning in the debate in declamation. Clyde Davis and in recitation. Jessie Kimerer. Tie exercises dosed with a violin duet by Madge Sanders �?T06 Aud William Woll �?T07 the memorial 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 two fingure8 badly lacerated. Edward v. Stroll had Tho two Middle fingers of his right hand very badly lacerated yesterday afternoon while working in the Roll shop of the Reading Iron works. He was engaged in dressing up a grind Stone when the tool slipped throwing his hand Between tint instrument and the Stone the flesh was ground off the second Finger to the hone Lor nearly two inches while tie other Finger injured fated nearly As had. The injured Man made his Way to the office of or. E. A Curry where he received surgical attention. Jonas Raup Laid to rest. Jonas Raup whose death occurred monday was consigned to Tho grave in Odd Fellows cemetery yesterday afternoon. The funeral was very largely attended the services being conducted by Rev. N. E. Cleaver. The pallbearers were John la Flor John Thomas Andrew Thomas William Snyder and William Barnhart. The deceased is survived by two sons and three daughters As follows Charles and William Raup mrs. Thomas hear mrs. John Sweitzer and mrs. Alvaret a Moug session of court. Pursuant to adjournment monday court reconvened on saturday morning. With president judge r. R. Little and associates Thompson and his a a on the Bench. Tin Misiou was a Short a me. Lasting hut two hours. The proceedings contained nothing of Public inter St. Court will reconvene on saturday. June Lluli at 10 a. M. For argue connection As superintendent. Charles h. Royce who recently resigned As superintendent of Castle Grove farms along with his family will leave today for White Lake new York where his lather resides. Or Royce entered upon the position of superintendent under John r. Bennett april 1st, 1003. He is a Man of Fine attainments with a Correct and scientific knowledge of farming Aud horticulture. As was natural Castle Grove prospered under his management while his natural Courtesy Aud kindness of manner won him Many friends in the Community and established the most pleasant relations Between himself and the employees our. Bennett a several farms. Of severing his connection with Castle Grove or. Royce was kindly remembered by the attaches of the various establishments of the estate who presented him with a handsome Cut Glass set consisting of a fruit bowl a water Pitcher and six tumblers. A successor to or Royce Lias not As yet been at St. Hubert a Church. Miss Ida Woll and Jesse h. Wething were married at St. Hubert a Catholic Church at h of clock yesterday morn Lii. Rev. Father Foin officiating. Miss Katharine Casey was bridesmaid and Frank Mccaffrey la est Man. Following the ceremony a wedding reception was held at the Home of the brides parents or. And mrs. John Woll no. 15 Cross Street. The grow in is the son of William Gething frosty Valley and is Well and favourably known. The Bride is also popular. After a wedding trip the newly wedded couple will reside in Danville. Some fifty veterans of Goodrich Post no. 22 g. A. Uniformed and by car ing Tho handsome Post colors sunday morning in solemn procession marched to the United evangelical Church front Street where the memorial Sermon was preached by the Rev. E. B. Dunn. Tie veterans were assigned a space in the front part of the Church. A number of persons not regular attendants in addition to the full Congro gation dropped into the edifice of the occasion so that the comfortable Little building was filled to overflowing. The memorial Sermon was one of Rev. Dnnnis very Best efforts funded upon Joshua 4th chapter and Latt r part of 21st verse Quot what mean these stones a Israel like any other nation on Many occasions was beset by hardships difficulties Aud defeats. And it is noteworthy that the most of the difficulties and defeats arose from insubordination. And yet the armies of Israel were led by Jehovah. They battled for their rights they sought Freedom from slavery Tho Union of their race Aud the making and the welfare of their nation. Their old commander Moses is dead and the new commander Joshua Bias been commissioned and after 40 years of marching camping and fighting the command is Given to Cross the River Jordan into the land of Promise and strike a decisive blow at Jericho. In crossing the Jordan they were ordered to take of twelve stones ont of the River and to set them up on tie other Side As a memorial of tie divine Aid rendered them in crossing. We read in the 20th and 22 verses a Maud these twelve stones which they took out of Jordan did Joshua pitch in Kilgal. And lie spake unto tie children of Israel saying a when Yoor children ask their fathers in time to come saying what mean these stones a then be shall let your children know saying Israel came Over this Jordan on dry monumental building Lias been the work of Ages. From ont the Mist of the past first come the pyramids of Egypt. They Are 70 in number and to the israelite perhaps they Are memorials carrying the memory Back to Days when Grain was stored in them by Joseph against the time of famine. The wonderful structures of Granite and Marble tie Prond castles the towers and the Moss covered ruins of Europe Are memorials of deeds of valor and triumpli8 won in America we have our shafts at Bunker Hill and at Washington our memorials at or Vernon and a Shari Aston. But to Granite Shaft no Marble slab no Structure of mortar and Stone is worthy to commemorate tie memory of the fallen heroes of our civil War. No sculptors artists Brush no poet s pen. No historian s narrative can portray the real valor of their sacred deeds. There Are living monuments and living memorials that Are More precious than Granite Marble or . Menus character and works stand ont and live of. The endless production of tie printing press is a living memorial to Jutel Burgand Richard Hoe. Oor vast Railroad systems and the mighty locomotives rns Liing through tie land Are living memorials to George Stephenson and his the vast army of steam ships which plough through tie Ocean Aud circumnavigate the Globe Are enduring memorials to Robert Niton. Tie Telegraph. The Atlantic Cable the electric car arc Ever present memorials which speak of Franklin Aud Fields. This mighty american continent with its inexhaustible resources is a Monument to the undaunted courage Aud the unparalleled Zeal of Columbus. The declaration of Independence the Constitution of the United states tie civil and religious Liberty that we enjoy Are living and glorified memorials of our beloved Washington Aud the Lieres of �?T76. The tag with its unbroken Circle of stars Sybil ionizing the Unity of the mirth Aud South is a memorial of the Noble men who during the War sacrificed Home loved ones and fought and died to maintain the Union and to save tie nation. They were heroes All. Tie eloquence of no Cicero was necessary to arouse them the Zeal of no Peter the great to impel them. They heard the cry of their country a peril Aud they marched boldly Aud loyally to tier Rescue. What mean these stones these memorial Days what do they bring to Yoor memory looking Back Over the Fields of time for More than forty years again you see the dark storm Cloud gathering and again you Hoar with sympathetic ear the Wail and plea of a race in bondage again you feel the tremor Ami commotion that invades every Corner of our National life. Again you hear tie Call for troops again you see tie Long line of marching columns and then comes Hack to your memory tie agony of the parting from Home. These memorial Days bring Back the Long Louelva hours of picket duty the fond dream of loved ones far away again you feel the heart aches and the sighs that you uttered when none but god was near. Again you toil Over the foot sore and tiresome March you hear the Bugle Call the drum arouses to action. You hear the rattle of the clash of the Sabre and tie Roar of tie mighty Cannon. You hear the command to charge continued on fourth Page Home wedding at the Home other parents or and mrs. Philip h. Foust before Oue Huu dred invited guests miss May Foust at 3 30 of clock yesterday afternoon became the Bride of Frank hear the nuptial knot was tied by Rev. L. D Ulrich pastor of Trinity lutheran Church. No prettier Home wedding has taken place in Danville for some time the Beauty of tie cozy and handsomely furnished residence on Walnut Street was enhanced by lavish Floral decorations made no of Palms and Cut Flowers of All descriptions. The Bride was very handsomely at tired in a silk mull trimmed with pearls Aud Satin and carried a Shower bouquet of White roses. As she assumed the marriage vows she stood be tween two handsome Palms. Misa Grace Foust sister of the Bride was Flower girl. After the ceremony a sumptuous wedding dinner was served. Tie newly wedded couple left on the 5 43 d l. Amp w train for Berwick where a furnished House awaited them. The Groom is a son of Thomas c. Kear sr., this City Aud is Well and favourably Guowu Bot i Here and in Berwick Liere he holds a responsible position in or Hartman a silk Mill. The Bride is a charming Young lady and has a Large Circle of friends among the guests present were the following from out of town miss Lillie Heidley. Bloomsburg miss Mary Frease of Rupert miss Eta Longen Berger of Catawissa miss Margaret Kui Ikle of Williamsport. Miss Flor ence rear of Milton mrs. Walter Godfrey of new York. The presents were very Tine and consisted of China silverware a carving set. Pictures a handsome chair three flue rugs Fine Linen three elegant bed spreads a chamber set. Vases and the like. The chinaware comprised ods foil set and a Large number of other pieces. Charles Kinn passes away. Charles m Kenn the Well known Mill Street tobacconist died saturday evening. Death was unexpected Sod proved a great Shock to his May friends. The deceased while not in Good health for some years was not known to be critically ill. On thursday he was in his store although tie complained of having a bad headache. On in Lay he was worse and on saturday evening at 8 20 of clock he was claimed by death John b. Kidd father of tie , died Outtie 17th Insl. Leas than two weeks ago Charles Kenn was 20 years of age and it a in business on Mill Street for some ten years. He is St Vived by i Mother two Brothers. Joseph and John Kinn and two sister. Miss Amelia Kinn and mrs. George Rodenhoffer Iron moulders annual picnic. The Annat picnic of the Iron moulders Union no. 124, will be held at Hunter Park on saturday. June la a a the picnic will be a All Day affair a cordial invitation being extended to tie Public. Refreshments will be for Sale of the ground. A full program of sports is being arranged there will be dancing base bait and game of All sorts. A feature of the event will be the chancing off of a handsome Imperial Beaver Range one of tie new line jut toured out at the stove works. The Iron moulders Union last year i clicked at Dewitt spark and was unfortunate in having a Rainy Day tie Union is making preparations for its picnic tins Yea the shoe factory is booming. The shoe factory on West to enter Street is now rightly in of ratio and is running along without any loss of time. Some seventeen hands Are employed. Including a few new Are learning the Art of making shoes by machinery owing to tins fact the Little Plant is somewhat handicapped just at it will not be Long before every Man will be a Eipert Aud shoes can tie turned oot a fast As tie orders Are received All tie work at present is Doue by machinery with the exception of the lasting mid nailing and the probability is that machines for doing this curb will be installed before Long the Little Industry has plenty of work. Among tie orders unfilled is Oue for one thousand pair of shoes thrown from a vehicle. Engineer Danner of the Standard construction company was badly shaken no in a driving Accident Datum Dav evening accompanied by Milton Pascoe John Cornial and Beu Jamie Dis Road he was driving in from me a Hainesville and when descending a Hill East of tie Boroug i one of tie Licud wheels came off which caused the vehicle to drop on one Side tie effect being to throw All for oot the horse with some difficulty was brought under control All escaped injury with the exception of or. was under the doctor s care saturday dog he he was Muesli better yesterday. All knights of pythias lodges of Williamsport will observe sunday june 12, As memorial Day. The full Repasz band Lias been engaged to fur wish music for the occasion the services will let a held at the grave of one of the members of the organization in Grandview cemetery
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