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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - June 13, 1901, Danville, PennsylvaniaHome paper for the Home he circulation of this paper is increasing rapidly. It Wil pay you to advertise in the american. Ubscr1pti0h $1 per Yeardy. Irving h. Jennings office hours a. M. To �2 v 104 Hill St.,�\ m. To 4 t. M. Danville a. Sul Ltd m. O. To 425 Mill St., Danville a. Diseases of the stomach ail intestines a specially a. W. P. A1sole, a dentists office 218 Mill Street. Eth extracted without pain. Crown and Bridge work a specially nipped with the latest and most improved instruments and prepared to execute the most difficult work. Or. C. H. Reynolds formerly of Cata Wissa .�-d11n1i81 a Loe opposite Boston store Danville a Nti Stry in All Ita branches charge moderate and All work guaranteed established 1898condensed news. Flag Day next Friday. Kure foot Lions Are in evidence. Une bridal couples Are Amonti the t to see the pan american Exposi x. Kid weather for bicycle Riding. Yell the Linen suit May have a tree yet. To a few Days the picnic season will in full Bloom. Fax berries Are Down to eating is. Lome grown strawberries Are Plen i he Rose is now the predominant inner Flower Strawberry and ice Cream festival be Given by the ladies Aid society in Mahoning presbyterian Church at residence of John b Mccoy maraud Chestnut streets on Friday ling june 14. Tickets including is ments 15 cents o greater calamity could Becon Tein de than a summer without watering and it is to lie hoped that the rat concerning the dearth in the Are untrue. It the Parks will soon be the Mecca ids which picnic pilgrims will. Only steady picnic weather t med to Start the exodus. 0 become an employee of the Phila a Hia and Reading railway hereafter Rill be necessary for the applicant undergo a Complete examination of rules which requires the answering mighty questions. This is an addition be careful medical examination of Ltd it Rupany. Nys done to shoot fire crackers before fourth of july. There will be trouble you if you do. He Penn social orchestra will hold a a of dances at Hunter s Park Der the summer. I women of St. Paul a Church will 1 a Strawberry and ice Cream festive the sunday school room on Tours evening june 20th. In Young Man with a Best girl has it Uger any reasonable excuse to avoid ice Cream Saloon and soda Fountain. B. Foust of Cooper township was n in As president of the school d before Justice of the peace j. P. Last evening. Ii. Schram is making some marked rations in the front of his building Street. Among the improvements handsome coat of paint which when p eted will be of a Light Salmon color building is much improved in Rev. Or. M. L. Shindel of this will deliver an address at the re a a of the College and Seminary Ami of Susquehanna University on lne Day evening of next week be employees of the p. L. Brewery 1 eked at Fousty a Woods yesterday be new front of a the surprised Hing store Mill Street is nearly corned. Be Adams express company have a very handsome new Wagon on r route in this City after the last few Days we Are about in to believe that the prediction that ire to have a Cool summer will not us filled. T. Gretna has again been selected the Encampment of the third brie and the guardsmen and the pret Foj Thanou comity girls will renew 1 r pleasant acquaintance next Ith. Reaching and sacramental services he Mooresburg methodist Church Day morning june 16th, at 10 80 Ock. In the evening at 7 45 of clock Drens i Gay service a delightful ram will lie rendered. F. Mourer Strawberry Ridge was tiered a Surprise party tuesday night Honor of his 51st birthday. Some 80 its were present the occasion being t highly enjoyed. Or. Mourer Reed a number of valuable gifts. A this country will never be entirely free until it supplies Alloh its own demands with its own vol. 46--no 24 Danville a. Thursday june in. 1001. Established in 1855.is interesting program ably rendered by class of 01. Commencement exercises of the Danville High school which were held in the opera House thursday night were attended by a Large and interested audience. The stage under its decorations presented a very pretty appearance. A Large Pillow of daisies the class Flowers with a Back ground of Fern occupied the front of the stage. On either Side along the footlights was arranged a Row of Palms. At the rear of the stage clusters of Large Fern were artistically arrange forming a Beautiful background to the whole setting. The Penn social orchestra rendered an overture followed by a Anarch during which the curtain was raised. The class then marched in taking seats on the right of the stage. The school Board occupied seats on the left with the faculty of the hich school and Borough superintendent in the rear. The exercises were opened with an invocation by Rev Harry Curtin Harman. The usual commencement program was rendered by the class. The essays without exception revealed care and thought in their preparation and were Well read while the other features were rendered in a manner Portfleet credit upon the class of �?T01. Or. Derr led with the Salut Atory entitled a Imperial this and the oration with valedictory a roman and teutonic Law a by or. Geise were leading features of the program. Miss Argrave had a class history a or. Divel had a a presentation and or. Mortimer the Post of essays were read As follows miss Meyer a land Marks of history a miss Lett Hart a some noted women of history the part they played a miss leighow a altruism a miss armes a on the flaming forge of life our fortunes must be wrought a miss Klase a a vision into the twentieth Curtin Harman presented the diplomas. He made some most excellent remarks reminding the class that they occupy a unique position in the educational history of Danville being the first class to graduate in life twentieth Century. He endeavoured to impress upon the minds of the class As essentials of future Success in life habits of self Reliance of self denial and integrity of charade. The music of the evening was a Fine feature. The several numbers rendered by the Penn social orchestra were very favourably commented upon by the Large audience. The vocal solos rendered by miss am Merman and miss Unger were also much enjoyed As was also the trombone Solo by e. H. Miles. Camp Breckbill Sherwood. A Camp of the National association of Spanish War veterans was organized thursday night. It will be known As the Breckbill Sherwood Camp named in Honor of two deceased veterans of company of 12th regiment Pennsylvania volunteers. The following officers were elected commander c. P. Gearhart senior vice commander k. K. Polk Junior vice commander f. M Herrington adjutant Harmon Sechler quartermaster w. Dosh Holloway chaplain James Hodge officer of the guard James Henderson officer of the Day Michael Conolley. Following is the roster of i lie Camp c. P. Gearhart 11. K. Polk j. Beaver Gearhart f. M. Herrington w. L. Clark George Mcelrath Michael con Nolley Strawbridge Rounsley will Russell John Spotts Martin Landau David Grove Charles Haney George Gross Charles Keiner Rhinehart of Blosser Charles Ruckel Henry Mitchell George Oberdorf. Frank Keefer will Marshall Maurice guest Joseph Heim Harman Sechler George Eckert. Edward Cooney o. R. Watts Herbert Dreifus James Henderson Paul Gruff Daniel Byerly Charles Clark William Keiner William of Slossar Andrew Strausner Jacob , Harry Phile Edwin Roberts Tom Jameson Edward Klase w. Dosh Holloway. The merchants picnic. Several of our Young business men Are agitating the matter of a Mer Hants picnic which is named in connection with wednesday june 20th. Although no arrangements Are As yet made the idea seers to be a popular one All along the Street and As the event approaches there is no doubt but that All our business men will be found in line. The idea is to make the Day one of the Roost gala events of the season one which will take the merchant from his business and its cares leaving him nothing to Feur in tie Way of loss or disadvantage. The closing which is to include with the stores meat shops Barber shops ac., will take place not later than noon and will be made Universal. The Outing will take place at Hunters Park and the merchants and their families will take their meals on the ground spending the Day in True picnic style. Among the sports will be horse racing bicycle racing bag and wheelbarrow races. There Wil be dancing and music by Stoesz band and Penn social the Trade. Be have just arranged with b. K. A maker of Danville to handle our of pure medicinal Rye Ami malt Linkies. We guarantee their purity a Heater distilling co. Duffy malt whiskey co. Pony and Surrey. Postmaster Thomas j. Price has purchased a Pony and a two seated Surrey for his children Edward and Margaret. The Pony is a so retd and a Fine looking animal. The Surrey is of the latest style with a piano finish. The turnout was purchased of George Graeber at eight at last Council to build a Plant appointed committee Friday night the Borough Council held a regular meeting Friday night. The session was a Busy one crowded with matters of More than Ordinary importance. The following members were present Jones m. D. L. Sechler Fetterman Vastine. Gibson and Brandt. Council has decided to erect an electric Light Plant and Friday night a ook the initiative by appointing on motion of or. Fetterman a committee of four consisting of chairman Kemmer Vastine Goldsmith and m. D. L. Sechler to with the regular Light committee of Council to obtain estimates As to Cost of building the Plant. A communication was read from p. Keefer refuting some false reports circulated concerning the status of affairs at the water works on the night of the Tiro at the Reading Iron works May 23. A on hearing the alarm a he stated a the Engineer put on the usual water pressure which is 90 Poun is. There was 70 pounds of steam. It a twined such for about 25 minutes to t n dropped to 70 pounds. It remained As such until a ate closed at Northumberland Street owing to broken plug when water pressure suddenly Rose to 110 two communications were read from j. Wistar president of the Pennsylvania canal company relative to the Resolution passed by the Board of health Here asking that a Stream of water be kept running through the canal. This he stated would be impracticable As the water would have to be brought a distance of 45 Miles and would necessitate the employment of watchman at every lock to regulate the flow of water. He recommended that the Borough authorities prevent citizens from depositing garbage sewage ac., in the canal and that the manufacturing concerns which have been accustomed to drawing upon the canal for water remove their dams when the canal company will do its part by draining the Bottom dry which can be easily accomplished by opening the waste Gate at the upper end of the Borough and the one on the Aqueduct below town. The Borough tax rate was fixed at 3 Mills and the water a at 2j Mills. Or. Gibson called attention of Council to the fact that a Cocking main had taken place in the armory on thursday after Midnight. This be thought was simply an outrage and declared that Council was being censured. Or. Jones agreed that it was an outrage and was a reflection upon the chief of police. Chief Mincemoyer being present explained that he had been a deceived that he was under the impression that the cock fight was to be pulled off outside the Borough that he was weary with Long Honra of duty and went to bed at 1 of clock. Or. Vastine agreed that the cock fight was an outrage but see that the chief of police was to be held accountable and moved that he be exonerated from All blame. The motion carried. Neither was Council to blame. This matter was decided by Borough solicitor Ammerman who was present. Cock fighting he said is a Misdemeanour and not a matter of Borough ordinance. The Man who censured Council was himself derelict in duty or he would Lodge information that the offenders might have a Justice meted out to on motion five rubber Coats were ordered to be purchased fur the Goodwill Hose company. The following Bills were ordered paid Borough department. Regular employees. $82.50 Street work and hauling. 99.20 mrs. Harvey Lamberson. 4.50 b. B. Brown. 9.00 Standard electric Light co. 409.70 Trumbower amp Werkheiser .19.75 b. B. Brown health officer 10.70 Standard Gas co. 2.80 Charles Uttermiller. 1.00 William m. Cook. 5.63 Boettinger a Dietz. 4.25 water Ile part m ent. Regular employees. .$142.15 extra labor. 48.11 Joseph Lechner. 67.89 Frank Samuel. 10.30 Thomson meter co.,. 9.49 a. C. Amesbury. 114.00 Washington Hose co.,. 2.50 John Marshall. 4.uo Standard Gas co.,. 7.00 a. M. Peters. 2.89 Curry amp Vannan. 580.03 h. R. Moore. 8.08 Trumbower a Werkheiser .9.10 Danville Bessemer co.,. 114.00 h. B. Patton. 20.00 arranging for a picnic. The knights of Golden Eagle picnic which is being arranged to lie held at Dewitt spark 011 the 4th of july promises to be a great Success. Music entertainment and refreshment committees have been appointed and Are doing everything to make the Day enjoyable. Dancing will lie a feature. Admission will be 10 cents for adults. Children will be admitted free. The Shoop family Monument t. L. Evans sons have just completed a Monument for g. M. Shoop in the presbyterian cemetery which easily ranks As the largest and finest piece of cemetery work in this Section. The Monument is of Barre Granite of sarcophagus or cottage design. It is situated diagonally across the drive from the Monument of the late Frank Hain. The Shoop Monument is larger than the Monument erected to or. Hain and is of much finer finish. Brief mention of the doings of your friends and acquaintances mrs. Estella Adams and son Harry of Catawissa returned Home yesterday after a visit with or. And mrs. Malcolm e Beyer Walnut Street. Or. And mrs. F. E. Alien and miss Cole of Philadelphia left yesterday for Elmira after a visit at the Home of i. H. Owen East Market Street. Bryan Thomas of Lewisburg was in this City yesterday. Mrs. Harry Townsend spent yesterday with friends in Bloomsburg. Miss Lizzie Koch of Valley township left yesterday for a visit with friends in Scranton. Mrs. Mary Wagner is visiting friends in Harrisburg. Mrs. C. W. Eckman and daughter Edith of Millville left for Catawissa yesterday after a visit with or. And mrs d. C. Hunt West Mahoning Street. Miss Martha Carodiskey spent yesterday with friends in Bloomsburg. John d. Evans spent yesterday afternoon with friends in Sunbury. Frank Lechner left yesterday for a visit with relatives in lock Haven. Mrs. Harry Whitehouse returned to Pittsburg yesterday after a Short visit in this City. Miss Annie Kline of Scranton returned Home yesterday after a visit with miss Lizzie Koch Valley township. Or. And mrs. Julius Heim left yesterday for a visit with friends in Mauch chunk. Robert irl Giitl of Kansas City mo., is visiting his father James Irland ferry Street. Ben e. Rogers arrived Home from car Lise on saturday. Mrs. S. C. Books returned saturday from a few Days visit with friends in Sunbury and Northumberland. Miss Jessie Clark of Bloomsburg spent sunday with friends in this City. Charles Goldsmith esq., of Philadelphia. Is visiting his parents or. And mrs. Samuel Goldsmith lower Mulberry Street. Miss Mary b. Robison returned from new York Onset inlay. Miss Agnes Wright Pine so Reet is visiting friends in Philadelphia. Mrs. Lamar Hahn left saturday for a visit with friends in Williamsport. Mrs. Hannah Sainsbury is visiting relatives in Roanoke a. Mrs. George freeze son and daughter of Washington i. A. Are visiting at the Home of j. N. Bird South Danville. Miss Clara Backenstoe of Harrisburg mrs. Mcdaniel wife of or. Harry Mcdaniel and daughter Gladdys of High spire Are guests at the Home of or. R. Kimerer Bloom Street. Mrs. Ross Millhouse of Ithaca n. V. Is visiting her parents or. And mrs. George mile9 East Market Street. Mrs. Jackson Good of this City and miss Rudy of Sunbury spent yesterday with friends in Catawissa. Miss Alice Hoffman left yesterday for a visit with friends in Wilkes Barre. Mrs. Sarah Pfahler of this City left for a visit to Catawissa yesterday. Mrs. W. D. Wilson Ami children of Wapwallopen Are visiting at the Home of j. H. Kase South Danville. Joseph Limberger yesterday left for Burlington Iowa after a visit with his father Charles Limberger West Mahoning Street. Miss Lucy Shepperson spent yesterday with friends in Sunbury. Mrs. John Simpson Ami daughter miss Helen of Scranton were guests of or. And mrs. Charles Jameson West Mahoning Street yesterday. Mrs. Max Gross returned to blooms Burg yesterday after a Short visit with her parents or. And mrs. Samuel Goldsmith. Or. And mrs. John o. Eyerly and son Daniel spent yesterday with Charles run. Mrs. Horace Everett and sons Harold and Ivan returned from it. Joy yesterday. M. Grier Youngman and family left yesterday afternoon for a few Days Outing at fishing Creek. Mrs. Adam Sissman returned Home last evening from a visit with friends in Tamaqua. A Frank Courson of Washingtonville was in town yesterday. P. F. Cromis of Limestone township transacted business in this City yesterday. Mrs. Margaret Bergerstock of Potts Grove called on friends in this City yesterday. M is. M. E. Blee and daughter Harriet of Mooresburg spent yesterday with friends in this City. Frank Kelly of Pittsburg returned Home yesterday after a visit with friends in Danville. Miss Cleaver of Wilkes Barre is visiting at the Home of d. A. Montgomery Mill Street Missillie Woods of Philadelphia is the guest of mrs. E w. Crewitt Mill Street. Misses Olive Ami Jennie Foulk returned Home last evening after a visit with Bloomsburg relatives. Mrs. Olive Bird and Katharine bord Ner returned to Northumberland last evening after a visit at the Home of John Bird. Riverside. Peter Dietrich is visiting friends in new York Wagon in a runaway two spirited horses figure in an exciting smash no. A thrilling runaway which put several lives in jeopardy and caused considerable damage occurred on front Street about 10 30 of clock yesterday Forenoon. The runaway team consisting of two horses attached to an ice Wagon belonged to Israel Berninger of roaring Creek. The morning delivery of ice had been made and the Driver Willits Stewart stopped the team opposite John Hixson a tin shop for the purpose of removing the Hells. To unfasten these he stepped in Between the two horses along Side the Tongue As was his daily practice. While in this position the horses took fright and began to run. Or. Stewart was in a very tight place and to escape being tramp Eil under j foot and run Over by the wheels lie did j the Only tiling possible and that was to jump upon the Hack of one of tie horses. He did not succeed in getting astride hut clinging to the top of the Hames Hung of one Side of the animal. The sight was one to lie remembered As the frantic animals plunged along at a break neck Pace. The imperilled Driver twice slipped dangerously near the ground but just As he was on the verge of being trampled under foot he regained his hold of the horses Back. At Fousty a brewery the runaway team ran into a covered Spring Wagon belonging to Joseph Boyd of Boyds station. Or. Boyd was in the brewery preparing to Load a Quantity of a grains a a which lie had purchased for cattle feed. In the Wagon were two Little Hoys Walter and Dennis Snyder sons of or. Boyd s Farmer. The heavy ice Wagon struck the front part of the Spring Wagon carrying away the front running gear wrecking the wheels Springs and shafts and inflicting a very dangerous Cut upon the right Hind leg of or. Boyds horse. The Force of the Impact threw the front part of the Spring Wagon up into the air. Everyone thought the Little Hoys inside would be killed. One of them was thrown ont upon the pavement but the other held on to the seat and came Down with the Wagon Box. Neither was Hurt. Before reaching Mill Street or. Stewart succeeded in grasping the rein of one of the runaway horses and soon had them under control. The team was stopped near the water works. The Only damage sustained by the ice Wagon was a broken single tree. Beautiful Flowers and programs of recitation and song. Morgan Pegg succeeds. A competitive examination for appointment to the naval Academy at Annapolis md., was held in the High school room Friday. In the class examined were the following Morgan 1�?~egg, Joseph Cottrell and Harry Gaskins of this City Vav. Wolf of Shamo Kin Ambrose Welsh of Laporte l. C. Smith of it. Carmel and Walter Jar rett of Sunbury. The examining Board appointed by congressman bulk consisted of professor a. 1. Sterner supervising principal of the Bloomsburg schools professor Ira Shipman Borough superintendent of Sunbury and Borough superintendent j. C. Houser of this City. Or. Houser being indisposed was assisted at the examination by professor u. L. Gordy principal of the local High school. 11 Olden c. Richardson of Shamokin who was appointed from this District four years ago by Hon. M. Ii. Kulp graduated at Annapolis Friday with distinguished honors. Congressman Polk in his appointment of a successor will be governed by the result of Friday a examination. The examination was conducted in such a Way As to remove it beyond the least suspicion of unfairness. Each paper was signed with a fictitious name while the applicants real name along with the one assumed was placed in a sealed envelope bearing the fictitious name. Thus the examiners were kept in ignorance of whose papers they were examining and it was not until the work was completed and the envelopes were opened that the real names of the class were Learned or the papers of any one examined could be identified. Morgan Pegg of this City had reached the highest average and led in the contest. Or. Pregg will receive the appointment death of Daniel m. Heck. Daniel m. Heck father of Rev. O. G. Heck recently pastor of Trinity m. E. Church this City die at his Home at three Springs Huntingdon county june 4, in his 70th year. The deceased had been ill for is weeks his suffering most of the time being intense. Lie was a member of the methodist Church for Over fifty years. A Home for children. Beautiful Sylvan Heights the former Home of Bishop Shanahan at Harris Burg will be occupied As an orphanage for the children of this diocese. Themon by raised by the different parishes in this diocese will go towards the building a of the orphanage and it is expected that work 011 the demolition of the buildings now on the grounds at Sylvan Heights will lie started in a Short time. Chief of police 111. Chief of police Mincemoyer who has been in ill health for some time past on the advice of physicians leaves today on a vacation. He will visit at the Home of his Mother at Turbotville for the pre sent. He May Bettl duty for several weeks. Children a Day was observed in several of our churches sunday. It is a Beautiful custom. Once every year thus handing the service Over to the Little folks who themselves in a few years will be the principal figures in Church affairs. At St. Paul a m. E. Church a Fine program was rendered the services being led by Hon. James Foster superintendent of the sunday school. There were responsive readings special hymns by the children along with recitations and solos. Bruce Harman recited the a Centennial hymn and master David Thomas a when papa was a among the Little girls who recited very nicely were Ethel Woods Mary Rogers Marion Brown Louise Reynolds and Marion Carney. Emeline Lyon and Sylva Crom Ley each gave a Reading. Madge Sanders Sang a Solo entitled a a pure Dorothy Forney a very Little girl rendered a a song of Christ Ina manner that could not fail to please. There was an appropriate address by the pastor. At Trinity m. E. Church the same service was used a a the Gateway of the Iowa carried through in a Way that reflected no Little credit upon the children of the congregation and those who have their training in hand. There was a Large congregation present and the Church was most beautifully decorated with Howers. Children a Day was also observed at both of the presbyterian churches. The order of worship comprised hymns confession of Faith and scripture lessons. At the Grove presbyterian Church there was an unusually Large attendance. There was special munic by the choir and a violin Solo by Herbert Wyle. The services were conducted by the pastor Rev or. Mcatee who delivered a very appropriate address dwelling upon the a thirst for love knowledge and Mahoning presbyterian Church the program was arranged by or. James Warden entitled the a love of it included a letter from or. Warden. There were recitations by Keber Moyer and Harry Lattimer dialogues songs and baptism of infants. At the evening service the Sabbath school anniversary was observed. Special music consisting of two anthems was rendered by the choir. There was a Short address by the pastor followed with the annual report by Hon. H. M. Hinckley which showed a material Progress in sunday school work. The services at St. Peters m. E. Church sunday were very Beautiful and attracted an unusually Large attendance. The children of the congregation were Given entire charge of he services morning and evening. In the morning the children presented the cantata a the Rainbow at evening the larger members of the sunday school rendered Clifton and Miles a perfume of at Trinity exp re ical Church children Cihiy was also observed. The exercise never were More interesting. The primary department of the sunday school had charge of the morning service. In the evening a program entitled the a a children a Friend was rendered by the larger members of the sunday school. Children a Day at Pine Street lutheran Church took the form of orphans Home Day. The service entitled a a god a Loving care a was a Beautiful one dwelling upon whether in recitation song or responsive Reading the needs of the fatherless and the Beauty of giving. The offering which was a Liberal one was devoted to the Tressler orphans Home at Loysville. Children a Day was observed at the first Baptist Church sunday night with the usual Prograis of singing recitation amp a. The exercises were full of interest the Little ones without exception doing themselves great credit. The Church was beautifully appointed four teachers recommended Fogt a permanent certificates. Captured an escaped patient. Augustus Kocher of Grovania captured a patient who had escaped from the Hospital a Day or so ago. His attention was first attracted by the Man who was runing across the Fields. From the Fellows general appearance or. Kocher sized him up As a runaway patient and mounting his bicycle he followed him. The patient was not Long in discovering that he was pursued when he increased his Pace and led the wheelman the liveliest kind of a Chase. He was finally caught however. He was a big and muscular fellow and although not a dangerous patient was Riffle inclined to resist so Liat or. Kocher had his hands full before he landed Bis Man at the Hospital. The school Board of the present year held its first regular meeting monday night All the members being present As follows Fischer Orth Green Burger Barber Harpel Werkheiser Black Keefer Byerly Curry and Fenster Macher. Treasurer m. H. Sub ram a Bond of $25,000 was read and approved by the Board. The commencement committee presented its report which showed proceeds from the Sale of tickets to be $00.14 and the total Cost of commencement $70.39. The following teachers have made application for permanent certificates misses Nellie Gregory Viola Young Sara k. Wilson and Jennie Lawrence. On motion it was ordered that their names be recommended to the state superintendent for permanent certificates. On motion Borough superintendent Houser was ordered to hold a special examination of teachers to accommodate those who were unable to be present at the regular examination monday. The Secretary named the following committees which had been appointed by the president finance a or. E. A. Curry Grant Fenstermacher d. H. Byerly William Black. Building and repairs up. Keefer or. I. G. Barber d. H. Byerly w. O. Green. Supplies a a. H. Orth or. E. A. Curry Samuel Werkheiser Grant Fenstermacher. Printing a Grant Fenstermacher William Black or. F. E. Harpel a a. Ii. Byerly. Bills and accounts a William Black Samuel Werkheiser p. Keefer or. E. A. Curry. Text books a a. O. Green or. F. E. Harpel a. W. Burger Samuel Werkheiser. Transfers a a. W. Burger or. E. A. Curry d. H. Byerly w. H. Orth. Teachers and certificates a or. F. E. Harpel p. Keefer Samuel Werkheiser w. O. Green. High school a or. I. G. Barber a. W. Burger Samuel Werkheiser William Black. The following Bills were approved for payment w. E. Young. $2.50 Montour american. 4.00 Emerson a. Adams. 4.02 John Everett. 18.97 Standard Gas co.,.80 Charles Diehl. 5.53 Robert g. Miller. 0.25 John k. Lunger. 5.00 Ezra Haas,.50 w. O. Green. 4.25montour May grow tobacco. B. Henderson of Lancaster has been spending a couple of Days in this locality looking Over the ground with a View of introducing the culture of tobacco among our Farmers. He is convinced that a great Deal of the land hereabouts is Well adapted to the growth of the All that is required he says is proper care and cultivation which can Only come from experience. He recommends that several Farmers unite in the Experiment employing an experienced tobacco grower to oversee the work. Or. Henderson has already seen several of our prominent agriculturists who Manifest quite an interest in the scheme. Entertained by Germania Verein. The Germania Verein entertained a number of members of the Sunbury a Maenner chord society at their rooms in the Henry Moyer building sunday. The visiting gentlemen rendered a number of German vol Sleider in an excellent manner. George Lechner formerly of this City is the singing master. During the Day lunch was served. In the party were Carl Nabor Adam Dieck August Corton Carl Kunstler Ernest Loeb Adolph Shubert George Kalb Ernest Stark Luff George m. Lechner and William map tone. This Gaius will be interesting. Arrangements were perfected monday by the manager of the 77�?Ts for a game of base Ball with a team of Young ladies from Camden n. J., to take place at Dewitt spark on tuesday july Campbell to wed. The it. Carmel news of june 10, says the announcement was made yesterday of the wedding on the 18th of Edward Campbell and miss Mary of Connor. The Groom was formerly the energetic and popular shipper for Goeser amp co s whole Sale store in Danville and it. Carmel and now is a member of a wholesale firm in Danville. The Bride elect is from Beaverdale and has been one of the Foremost township school instructors for some years and most popular girls hereabouts. They will be married in the Church of our wedding. Invitations have been received Here for the wedding of miss Millie harder daughter of or. And mrs. Paul a. Quick of Muskegon Michigan to or. Percy m. Angle of this City. The ceremony will he performed at the Home of the brides parents on wednesday june 20 at High noon. George Eggert of this City will As Best Man. Messes Angle and Eggert will leave for Muskegon on the 20th the Flora property. The property belonging to the estate of James Flora Mausdale containing sixty four perches of land on which Are erected a Brick dwelling a my Frame stable was sold at Public Sale tuesday afternoon to James w. Robinson of Mausdale. It was knocked Down at a 95.hunter s Park thrown open. Hunter s Park was formally thrown open to the Public on saturday afternoon and though the weather conditions were decidedly unfavourable an immense crowd was in attendance. Fully eight Hundred people heard the excellent concert Given by Stoesz baud in the afternoon. On All sides were heard words of Praise for this Beautiful place. The buildings especially the Pavilion awoke much a migration. Ease of Access Good water Fine dancing floor the merry go round swings and other attractions should insure Success to this Park. In the evening the Penn social club orchestra furnished music for dancing. The floor was filled with dancers the entire evening. Job printing the office of the american being furnished with a Large assortment of Job letter and fancy Type and Job Materia 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 desorption. Of get our prices before place your Moser on trial on charge of shooting with attempt to kill the regular term of june court began monday morning president judge a r. Little Ami associates Thompson and Blee occupied the Bench. The constables of the different districts presented their reports after which the list of grand jurors was called All of whom responded except four. Of the latter number two Are no longer residents of the county one is dead and another was confined in jail. Frederick Butler of Washingtonville was sworn in As Foreman of the grand jury. George w. Bennett h. Ii. Morgan and James p. Connolley were appointed tip staffs the first named to wait upon the grand jury and the two latter to wait upon the court. The first ease that claimed the attention of court was that of Commonwealth is. C. F. Heller the charge being making threats John Hartline prosecutor. The Case was disposed of by the defendant paying costs and giving Bond in $100 to keep the peace for a year. George Cross lev who ha9 figured in a couple of arrests during the last three months or so for drunkenness and abuse to his aged Mother was next arraigned before court. His brother John Wesley Cross lev Aud police officer Voris were witnesses. Judge Little in disposing of the Case said he was convinced from the evidence that the defendant was a Man of known intemperate habits and he was surprised that one like him should be Able to get liquor from any of the retail vendors. The sentence was that Cross lev should pay the costs and enter into recognizance in $200 with approved surety to keep the peace for one year. In this connection the court took occasion to publicly announce that if any of our hotel or Saloon keepers ventured to sell intoxicating drink either to George Crossley or to c. F. Heller whose Case just preceded Crossley a said dealers had better not apply to this court for renewal of License. Gilbert Fenstermacher charged with desertion whose Case was heard and considered at March term was sentenced As follows for the support of his wife and her two children the defendant is ordered to pay $15 monthly and costs of proceedings to enter into recognizance in the sum of $200 for the faithful performance of the order and to stand committed until the sentence is complied with. The Case of Borough of Washington Ville is. The county of Montour was reported As settled. A the Case of w. H. H. Blizzard a. Borough of Danville is continued by consent. The Case of Elizabeth Herrick is. George d. Edmondson is also continued As Well As the Case of John Herrick admr., is. George d. Edmondson. Alain c. Mauser was appointed guardian of Mary e. Mauser and Margaret e. Mauser minors Bond being fixed at $300. The petition for a review of the Public Road in Mahoning township known As the a River Road a was not granted the court ordering that reviewers shall not he appointed until the exceptions to report of viewers shall have been disposed of. Daniel Byerly was appointed guardian of Nellie Milligen a minor Hail being fixed at $1000. A report of viewers on the vacation of a Public Road in Limestone township was confirmed Nisi by the court. Widows appraisement for personal property in the estate of Perry Deen dec�?Td., was confirmed Nisi. A petition for subpoena in divorce was presented by Gilbert Fenstermacher of Valley township. The first and final account of Daniel d. Gouger committee of Martha Saul a Lunatic was confirmed Nisi. The first Case which went to the jury was that of Franklin b. And Charles m. J maus is. The township of Mahoning an action in trespass. On july 4, 189�?T.�, the two Brothers who reside at Mausdale were driving to this City and when a Short distance this Side of the fair ground near the residence of Cyrus Childs their horse took fright Aud ran Down Over an embankment causing a j smash lip. They allege that the Road Way was too narrow Aud that the supervisor was derelict in not having a Guardrail erected along the Declivity. O. 11. Ostrander who made measurements and Drew the plans testified that the travelling Way of the Road was fifteen feet wide terminating on the right or Southern Side in a Declivity four feet deep which slanted at an Angle of 45 degrees. The up flt Side of the Road had been filled up with stones which threw travel All on the lower Side next to the embankment. The two Brothers testified that while driving along this narrow portion of the Road they were met by a wheelman who to avoid the stones was obliged to Prowd in upon them with the result that their horse became frightened. The horse by age and the two men inside All went Dow n Oier the embankment together. The buggy was broken to pieces tie harness was mined while the two men were badly bruised and the horse rendered unsafe to drive Ever after by reason of the fright he sustained. They estimated their loss on tie buggy at $<>0, on the harness at $1s. W Hile the horse they declare would not now bring half As much As before the Accident. The maus trespass Case was Given to hie jury just before noon yesterday. A verdict was returned at 2 30 of clock p. I. Tiie finding was As follows a we the jury find a verdict in favor of the continued on fourth Page
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