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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - June 19, 1902, Danville, PennsylvaniaA a hone paper for tie Home he circulation of this paper is increasing rapidly. It will you to advertise in the american. Of o a a to subscription $1 per year vol. 47-no 2">. A this country will never re entirely free until it supplies All of its own demand with is own productions. Danville pa., thursday june it. In a >2. Esta Eli sized in 1855. Do. Irving h. Jennings dentist. Office flours _ 9 a. M to 12 m. 104 Mill St., i t. 1u. To 4 v. M. Danville a. Q Iii i.t7., m. I it. 425 Mili. St., , a. Diseases of the stomach Ami intestines a specially i 11. W. , dentist office Jas . Eel 1 i extracted Watt int pain. Crown unit Bridge work a her Salty. A to quipped with the Latex and Moat improved instruments and prepared in execute the Moat difficult work. Or. C. H. Reynolds dentist Effiee opposite Boston Storo Danville a. Dentistry in All in branches. Charges moderate and All work guaranteed. Established 1892 summer begins on saturday. Council meeting to Morrow night. The electric fans Are in full blast. The festive potato Bug is annoying be Farmers. The Day we celebrate belongs to Dan i lie this year. Mrs. N. Z. Butterwick is co Vales it after a several Days illness. There a a growing tendency among kit Resmen to Stop live Bird shooting. Large numbers of hungarians Are living the Coal regions for the West. The Cherry crop will la Short. The roses Are taking fresh life again Fine growing weather for beget Les. Hot weather would be much More a arable if there were fewer Thermond ers. Short sermons Are it popular during e summer. A baby girl arrived at the Home of r. And mrs. George Ricketts Church Reet saturday afternoon. Rural free delivery would be a great refit to tin Farmers in this Section cannot Coile too soon. June weddings seem to be More pop in than Ever. Tin much needed rain is coming Large Bunches. The Small boy is laying aside Penes for Bis fourth of july fund. That men areas much slaves Tofash-.1 As the women is proven by the mama hat Rush. The Farmers say that the Rains will be the wheat hut that Hay is a fail e. The Rev. Or. Steans formerly of is City occupied the pulpit of the third presbyterian Church in will sport on sunday. The seashore excursion season will it a be Here. Hie fourth of july posters Are out 1 the Eagle that screams is of them Geas life. Hie hot june Sun has already Deco de the faces of Many with la Dutiful Borns Che crop of chestnuts will to a lit one this fall wherever the seven a year old locusts have made their a Aranco hie Eagle will spread its wings and earn with a vengeance in Danville july fourth. Anville maintains its reputation As i of the most orderly cities in the the. Sew Sills arc being placed under a company House at East Market �1 Railroad streets. My nature smiled after the Good ii Ami the banners smiled too beige of the Benefit to their crops. Vood is very much in demand now to Coal is so scarce and old timbers rapidly being sawed into fire of. Oal prices in Danville Promise to Iain at a standstill for the present team Funk is ill at his Home on my Street. A he glorious fourth is just around Corner and Well celebrate. A lie Early morning sunday school is favor during the heated term. A anted school teachers As agents ing vacation. Big commission Nubia Book co., Philadelphia a. Upholster or , put a handsome awning Over the eur uce to the Young menus Christian Socia Tiou. The Susquehanna River is slightly Gher than for some time the recent us having caused a Rise in the earn. In Sylvania Railroad men yester wore red ribbon badges of the big Ion Railroad picnic at Island Park Ween sub try and Northu Niber id. Alexander Moore a prominent farm of near rus Litou is convalescent or a five weeks illness id Ward Cormeau is putting a new f on his warehouse at the rear of store East Market and Pine Street Christ episcopal sunday school will lie at Dewitt spark of wednesday y 23rd. The Sunshine of a Bright june Day cast its beams yesterday morning through the tinted windows of St. Hubert is Church on a scene of surpassing loveliness and on a wedding ceremony most Beautiful. With All the impressiveness of the Catholic solemn nuptial mass Valentine r. Mayan and miss Mary Gertrude Stangier were United in marriage. Rev. Father Huber of St. Hubert a Church was the celebrant of the mass with Rev. Father a. J. Kennedy of Lebanon As Deacon Rev. Father George Breckel of Milton As sub Deacon and Rev. Father Rumpel of new Jersey As master of ceremonies. The singing was exceptionally Fine the choir being materially assisted by mrs. John f. Tooley. Rosewig a mass in f was Sung by the choir. The Oft Vertory was by miss Mary Becker and or. G. A. Stock. Mendelssohn a wedding March was played by miss Mary Kmiecinski. The hour of the ceremony was eight of clock and the Church was filled with relatives and friends of the couple. Its Interior was a mass of Floral Beauty roses and carnations Palms and ferns being in profusion. Miss Louisa mayan sister of the Groom was the bridesmaid and Adam w. Mayan brother of the Groom was the Best Man. The Bride was attired in Cream Lansdowne and wore a tulle veil. She carried a White prayer Book. The bridesmaid was gowned in White persian Lawn trimmed with Valenciennes lace and carried White roses. The Flower girls Anastasia mayan and Clara Roden Hoffer charmingly dressed in White carried bouquets of Pink carnations. The Ushers were Peter Deitri Cli and August Brandt. After the ceremony a Brilliant reception was held at the Home of the Bride no. 115 Cherry Street and an elegant wedding dinner was served. There were Many guests present and the Happy couple were the recipients of Hearty congratulations. They received Many handsome gilts attesting their popularity. The Bride is a daughter of mrs. Catharine Stangier and is prominent in St. Hubert a Parish. The Groom is a Well known resident of this City and is a Salesman for John 11. Goeser the wholesale grocer. Their Circle of friends is very Large All of whom join in wishing them much happiness and Joy in their wedded life. Or. And mrs. Mayan will reside at no. 115 Cherry Street. Open meeting. An open meeting of Danville Circle protected Home Circle will he held tomorrow evening at 8 of clock in the Circle rooms knights of pythias Hall. Fifty members of the Sun Bury Circle will beat the meeting and a Large class will be initiated by the degree team of that Circle. There will be addresses by the visitors and supreme president Hall is expected to be Here. Refreshments will lie served to All those who attend the meeting. As it is an open on a cordial invitation is extended to All to be present. The protected Home Circle Isa new order in this City but it is Well known having a membership of four Hundred in Sudbury. Milton and Lew Isburg also have flourishing circles. Deputy supreme president e. G. A. Clue District organizer is confident that the Danville Circle will become one of the Foremost in the District. The Parade of firemen will lie one of the big features of the fourth of july Celebration Here. The fire comp Anil a of this City will turn out Ami there will also he a number of companies in line from other places. Invitations have been accepted by the Americus Hose company of Sudbury the East end company of Sudbury and several companies from Milton and Lewis Burg. More acceptances Are expected during this week. All indications Point to a great big time in Danville and a great big crowd. The entire fire department of Shamokin has been asked to participate in the Parade but no recep sauces have been received yet. It is thought that the Shamokin companies will take action in a few Days. Some fire companies would have come Here but promised to go to Muncy before the Danville invitations were sent out. The event will be a Fine one and there will be thousands of people Here to spend the Day. The committee is greatly encouraged by the Success of the movement so far and is pushing on with renewed Energy. From out of town come words of Praise for the Enterprise shown Here. Every Danville resident who journeys out of town feels a Pride when told that Danville is patriotic and deserves much credit for its Effort to have a Celebration. The i eople always like to spend the fourth where there is plenty of music noise of firecrackers the Blaze of fireworks the blast of the Bugle and glitter of martial array. Then does the True american heart rejoice in this country and its one Day of jubilation Over its greatness and Progress. The turnout of firemen will add to the brilliancy of the Parade. It is said that a Man never gets too old to enjoy a circus nor does he Ever get too old to feel a thrill of Joy Over a Parade. The fire laddies always look Well and this year intend making a finer showing than Ever. The information that Danville is to i Lebrato the fourth of july in a rousing manner has gone Forth All Over this wet Ion of the state. People from Northumberland Columbia and Union counties will be Here in Force to enjoy themselves. The american receives its share of the credit for bringing about the Celebration. This paper Aims to Advance the Rognes of Danville in every Way and feels gratified Over tin response of the citizens to its api it Eal for the fourth of july Celebration. A nuisance out of the Way. Tin water plug at East Mahoning and ferry streets which for years past occupied a wrong position on the pavement on tuesday night was removed to its place outside the curb Stone. The plug was removed pursuant to action of Council at its last meeting. Many persons at night had fallen Over the plug and it was the cause of much complaint. The task of removing it which was in the hands of water superintendent i. J. Keefer was quite a difficult one occupying the greater part of the night. Joseph la Clma a assisted at the work. Repairing River Bridge. Work was begun yesterday of repairs to the Bridge Over tin North Branch Between Danville and South Danville. New flooring is being Laid on both Side walks and wherever needed in the driveway. The defective Side railings will be replaced with new ones making the Structure much safer and sounder. There is considerable flooring to he put in and Over sixty railings to be supplanted by new ones. This was recommended by the recent grand jury and the county commissioners arranged to have the work Lone As soon As possible. Water pipe Springs a leak a break in the water pipe opposite Josh a drug Ston on Mill str it yesterday afternoon necessitated an excavation which extends nearly across the Street it he ing necessary to reach the main in order to shut off the water. The work will be completed today. Serenaded by striking miners. Another company of striking miners who an singing to sup it Ort Liei families while tin strike lasts arrived in this City about 2 of clock yesterday afternoon and during last evening serenaded our citizens at different Points along Mill Street. The company is known As the Anthracite miners glee club and is compost d of the following persons James Mcclarence manager James Hughes Secretary both of Northumberland county Thomas Fern and John Hess of Scranton Thomas Parry William Richards Randall Reese Thomas Miller of Wilkes Barre William j. Parry and Benjamin Davis of Green Ridge Warren Rockwell of it. Car inel Ollie Powell of Pottsville William Harris of Reading. The singers who left Berwick yesterday travel in their own Wagon a Large covered vehicle which affords shelter at night. The club is in Camp at Hunters Park and will sing in town today. Taken to the state Hospital. Thomas stot was taken to Trio state Hospital monday after an examination by drs. T. B. Wintersteen e. A. Curry i. G. Barber and g. A. Stock. It took place at the office of Justice of tie peace bar and the commitment was made at the instance of poor director Theodore Hoffman or. Stouts delusion is that lie is being persecuted and it is thought that the treatment at the Hospital will bring about Bis recovery. Doming wedding. I invitations Are out announcing the approaching marriage of professor Jrie Lee Gordy of Danville and miss Helen Weaver of this City of the morning of june 25, in the presbyterian Church. Professor Gordy is at present superintendent of the Danville Public schools and was formerly a member of the local High school faculty. Miss Weaver is a daughter of the late or. Weaver and is Well and favourably pleasant event. Or. And mrs. William Aten of Railroad Street were tendered a Surprise party on saturday evening. About fifty guests were present and the evening was most enjoyably spent. After supper was served the Host Aud hostess were presented with a handsome Morris chair. Booklet descriptive of hotel Normandie. G. Snyder amp sous proprietors of the hotel Normandie at Atlantic City have just issued a pretty eight Page illustrated Booklet descriptive of this new and Beautiful hostelry which they acquired at the above famous watering place. The Booklet is the product of the Elliott press of Philadelphia and typographically the work is first class while the illustrations which Are All that could to desired show up the hotel to excellent advantage. Enforcing the Blue Law. The sunday closing crusade has by a n inaugurated in Berwick. The Ber Wick Ait doritos Are endeavouring to Stop the Selling of sunday papers. Next sunday tie Catawissa authorities intend to inaugurate a similar sunday closing movement in that town. Mrs. Mary Schlegel and daughter Edith of Riverside spent sunday with friends in Berwick. Llewellyn Noble employed at the state Hospital spent sunday with friends in Catawissa. Mrs. Casper Diseroad grand Street spent sunday with friends in Blo Orns Burg. Miss Amanda Ammerman upper Mulberry Street spent sunday in Williamsport. William h. Klase physical director of y. M. C. A., Oil City is visiting in this City. Paul arg Avo of Bloomsburg spent sunday with Bis parents in this City. Daniel Haber of South Danville was a Sudbury visitor saturday evening. Miss Lizzie Reinaker spent sunday with relatives in Northumberland. Miss Maggie Willett spent sunday with relatives in Northumberland. Frank Jameson of Plymouth spent sunday with his Mother mrs. Samantha Jameson West Mahoning str it. Fred Smith of Berwick spent sunday with Bis Mother Oil a Street. Miss Viola Gillinger of cowl Northumberland county spent saturday with miss Carris Woodruff South Danville. Horace c. Blue and daughters Isabelle and Edith South Mill Street s int sunday with relatives in Northumberland. Mrs. Ephraim Lytle and Robert Lytle of Sudbury spent sunday at the Home of Alphonso Kinn. Lower Mulberry Street. Miss Stella Russell spent sunday with friends in Catawissa. Misses Ada and May Lowrie saturday last left for Easton to attend commencement at Lafayette College where their brother Walter is a student. Before returning they will visit Atlantic City. Miss Emeline Lyon ferry Street spent saturday evening with blooms Burg friends. Rev. J. M. Harman of this City spent sunday in Bloomsburg. Miss Eleanor Frick of Brooklyn is visiting her parents col. And mrs. A. J. Frick at the Montour House. W. D. Street s it but yesterday with his parents in Sudbury. Or. And mrs. Frank Wilhelm of Sudbury. Came to this Eirv yesterday to attend the funeral of James o. Frazier. Or. Ami mrs. T. W. Bates and child of naut Coke returned Home yesterday after a pleasant visit at tin Home of mrs. A. L. Brooks South Danville. Misses Carrie Lefevre and Elsie Rishel employed at the state Hospital spent yesterday afternoon with friends in Bloomsburg. Daniel he Deus spent yesterday afternoon in Bloomsburg. Augustus Zehnder was a Sudbury visitor yesterday. Mrs. N. B. Welliver and daughter Priscilla of Derry township left yesterday for a visit in Harrisburg. T. W. Hale Cherry Street left yesterday afternoon for a visit in North uglier land. Mrs. H. E. Trumbower East Market Street left yesterday morning for a visit with relatives in Phila Dilphia. Mrs. Margaret Roff of Scranton returned to her Home yesterday after Sim ending several Days in this City. Richard Morral 1 of Iola was a visitor in this City yesterday. W. 11. N. Walker spent yesterday with friends in Sudbury. Mrs. Samuel Bucher South Danville left yesterday tor a visit in Sudbury. Miss Annie Reinhart Pine Street left yesterday for a visit with friends in Philadelphia. C. F. Hummer Riverside spent yesterday afternoon in Sudbury. Wellington Gulick South Danville was a Rupert visitor yesterday. Mrs. Ellis rank and daughter Mabel East front Street spent yesterday with friends in Sudbury. Arthur Ryan of this City was a Sun Bury visitor yesterday. Walter Ostrander of Bellwood pa., is visiting his parents or. And mrs. O. H. Ostrander of Riverside. Miss Carrie Diehl of Sudbury is sign i Iii g several weeks with miss Eveline Cline of front Street. Clark Taylor landlord of Maiu Ville hotel is visiting his Friend Andrew Russel the restaurateur. Mrs. Rush Yerrick returned from Plymouth last evening. Or. J. Welsh of the state Normal school Bloomsburg was in town last evening. Mrs. Della Hartman of Hazleton is visiting at the Home of o. S. Smith s Outh Danville. Jost pm sober of Hazleton ski edit so a a it ral hours in this City yesterday. Or. And mrs. Grant Fenston Isacher attended the Grover Rhoades wedding at Rupert yesterday. Mrs. E. Eves of Scranton returned bomb a yesterday after a visit with relatives in Montour county. Or. J. R. Kimerer and wite yesterday morning returned from Ashley where tuesday night Tony attended the wedding of miss Jean Roden to or. Arthur m. Northrup. Or. And mrs. John Ziely Chaeli of Pittston came to Danville yesterday to attend the wedding of Valentine r. Mavan and miss Mary Stangier. John mayan of Philadelphia is vis iting in this City and was a guest at the mayan Stangier wedding yesterday. Other personals on fourth .tornado�?Ts Tury Swath of ruins. The electrical Shower which Friday evening last brought to this City Only a refreshing and gentle fall of rain further northward in this county was a veritable Tornado which Cut a wide Swath of ruin. The Fields were pelted by Hail stones the size of hens eggs which ruined the growing crops while the wind levelled Orchards uprooted and demolished buildings and killed valuable live Stock. The path of the storm it seems Lay East and West Between jacks Mountain some 13 Miles West of Milton and Orangeville Columbia county. The storm swept Over the Valley struck Milton where it a roofed the Chamberlain residence Aud damaged several other buildings after which it entered the Paradise Valley where it played havoc with the Many Fine farms. Washingtonville experienced High wind hut escaped serious damage. The full Brunt of the storm seemed to fall on Limestone township in the Vicinity of California. Eastward beyond that the Tornado Cut its Swath of ruin Between Washingtonville Anil Exchange. Not a farm escaped. It required a Strong building indeed to withstand tin fury of tin wind and to lib air was Lull of flying debris. A Brick dwelling on the farm near Strawberry Ridge formerly owned by William j. Baldy esq., at present occupied by Alfred Snyder was a roofed and a portion of the Brick work blown Down. The contents of tin upper Story including the spare and Winter clothing of the family were scattered Over the neighbouring farms. Among other things carried away was a barrel which after the storm was found half a mile Distant. A Large Hank barn belonging to Hiram Cotner at Strawberry Ridge was blown Down. Under the ruins were imprisoned four Fine horses and three cows. By dint of the hardest kind of work two of tin horses were rescued alive but tin others bad to be a abandoned to their Fate. The poor animals seemed to bog for help and Whinnie piteously in response to the neighing of tin two animals rescued their cries becoming weaker and weak a. Tin cows were also deep under the ruins and they a lid before they could let a rescued. On the farm in longing to William j. Baldy esq., and occupied by w. L. Sattison one mile this Side of Exchange the tin roof was lifted bodily from the dwelling House and carried through the air a distance of on a pm Rev cd i a Milf. The family narrowly Seapy a with their lives. A Large Straw san in belonging to John Diehl near Exchange was blown Down. Straw Sheds belonging to Jacob and Daniel Diehl Anthony township we re also wrecked. The barn on the farm of Ambrose love Anthony township was also demolished. At Jersey town tin reformed Church was lifted from its foundation rolled Over and turned upside Down. It is a wreck and All its contents arc ruined. In saturday the Fields in the Wake of the storm looked As though a massive roller had been run Over them. Of the farm of j. W Lowrie Strawberry Ridge an Orchard Aud a Large Maple Grove were nearly ruined the largest of tin Trees being uprooted. A great do Al of damage other than that reported above was wrought by tin storm. Taking into account damage to crops cattle Anil poultry killed the total amount of loss entailed is very heavy. Fortunately no lives were lost. The late James o. Frazier whose death occurred sunday night last was consigned to his last resting place in Odd Fellows cemetery yesterday afternoon. The Funt ral was one of the largest that has taken place in this City for a Long time among those attending being residents from every part of the county As Well As from localities More Remote. The casket was literally covered with Flowers. James o. Frazier was beloved of Allm a Aud on every Side one heard some tribute of Praise. Some dwelt upon Bis quiet a ostentatious life Aud Bis integrity of character while others recalled acts of generosity which demonstrated the purity of his motive and assisted deserving ones along the rugged pathway of life. The services were conducted by Rev. A. B. Herr of pottsgrove. A Quartetti composed of mrs. J. B. Gearhart miss Weiss Aud messes j. B. Mccoy and a. H. Groue rendered very impressively two selections a a Rock of Ages a Aud a come unto me a. The pall bearers were George w. Peifer Henry Divel or. S. Y. Thompson William Kase West esq., Boyd Gearhart and William Curry. Among those from out of town who attended the funeral were the following William Olewine of Fayette county miss Rachel Olewine of Reading Charles Reice of Bloomsburg p. F. Brannon and wife John Dennen and Thomas Dennen and wife of Exchange associate judge Frank g. Blee Peter Dietrich Aud wife Frank Martz and wife John Martz and family of Derry township sex judge John Benfield of West Hemlock township Ambrose Martz Aud wite Hury Martz of Anthony township f Edward Frazier and wife Benjamin Wise Joseph Seidel and wife Aud Jacob Martz Aud wife of Washingtonville and David Wise Aud p. E. Maus of Mausdale. The Artesian Well. The Artesian Well at Foust Bros brewery front Street. Has now attained a depth of forty feet. Boring has been in Progress Fogt a a week or More hut several difficulties have been encountered which caused delay. Nearly the entire distance bored has been through Quicksand. This As the work advanced has necessitated the insertion of casing which by breaking and in other ways has led to a great Deal of trouble. Yesterday tin work was baited by the Drill coming in Contact with a Deposit of River stones. The Boring operation is the Centre of a Good Deal of interest among the residents nearly All of whom have some theory to Advance As to the formation of the Earth under that part of the Borough. Those who have Leisure May be seen daily in Little groups watching tin Well anxious to so How far tin operation of the Drill May prove their views Correct. Two Hundred new houses. Architect John Brugler has completed the plans for thirty new houses to he built at Berwick. The plans Are now in the hands of the american car and foundry company of that place who Are receiving bids from contractors. Tin Lious a comprise three blocks of ten each built in the Western suburbs of tin town. They contain five to six rooms and Are built for Sale on easy terms to it it a in Loyes of the car and foundry company. Whih they Lack strictly modern conveniences the dwellings Are Confor table and pleasantly situated and will sell for $800 to $12 h. Tin american car and foundry company contemplates building about two Hundred such houses for Sale to employees. The three blocks in question however Are erected by Way of Experiment and building will go no further until it is so ii whether the plan works Well and the employees show a disposition to Avail themselves of the Opportunity to own their own Homes. Large congregation filled synagogue. The by be Zion synagogue was filled to the doors sunday afternoon with a Largo congregation gathered to wit a us is the services of confirmation j roses of june and other Flowers made the auditorium a veritable Bower of fragrance and Beauty. The musical part of the service was exceptionally Fine and the rite of confirmation was very impressive. Rabbi Meyer officiated and those confirmed were Maurice Dreifuss of this City Ralph Schwartz of Bloomsburg and Herb it Levy of Berwick. They read a portion of the service in hebrew and showed a deep knowledge of the ancient language of the holy land in addition to the regular members of the choir were mrs. Max Gross of Bloomsburg mrs. Joseph Heim mrs. Eli Rosenthal and or. J. J. Newman. Or. Newman Sang a Bass Solo and a Soprano Solo was Sung by mrs. R. J. Allen. An Organ and violin selection was rendered by miss Gertrude Heim Aud Herbert Wyle. In addition to the part taken by the three who were confirmed there was a salutation and malediction by rabbi Meyer. Or. Simon dry fuss president of the congregation presented the diplomas. First Sermon As rabbi. Rev. Eli Mayer son of Rev. Adolph Mayer of this City will preach his first Sermon As rabbi of saturday in Eutaw place Temple the largest synagogue in Baltimore. He was graduated from the hebrew Union College Cincinnati last saturday at which time he was also Oma ined. On september 1st be will go to Helena Arkansas to take charge of the reformed Temple congregation. Rev. Adolph Mayer who is rabbi of the by be Zion congregation of this City will go to Baltimore Friday morning. He expects to remain there two weeks and May possibly extend Bis vacation to three weeks. Quiet wedding at Buckhorn. A quiet wedding took place at the Horny of mrs. Sarah Newberry Buck Horn saturday evening the contracting parties being her daughter miss Martha r. No Berry Aud Charles j. Lawrence. The Groom is a member of the Danville milling company. The Happy couple have gone away on a wedding trip. Both have a Host of friends who wish them Many Happy years of wedded life. Did not get enough runs. The St. Elmo base Ball club played at Bloomsburg saturday afternoon and got the same sort of a dose As was Given the Bloomsburg wheelman Here by the a old however to Weir defeat was not such a hard one As they managed to make some runs and quite a few of them. They failed to got enough the score being 12 to 10 in favor of Bloomsburg. One Hundred tons of goal the water commissioners have taken every precaution to prevent a shortage of Coal at flu water works Aud now have about 100 tons mostly River Coal of hand. The Supply is sufficient to last until nearly the first of August by which time it is hoped the difficulty b two on the minors and operators shall have been adjusted. Injured at Reading Iron works. L. G. Hartman of South Danville an employee at the Reading Iron works had his right foot injured yesterday afternoon. The end of a rail fell on it badly bruising the instep. Or. Hartman was con holed to a Juit work t Aud go class the members of the y. M. C. A. Boys Bible class tuesday enjoyed their annual Outing at Dewitt spark. The Little Fellows attracted a Good Deal of attention As amid the waving of flags Aud with laughter and Huzzah they filed two abreast through the streets. The column was Cut into two sections the first marshalled by Sam a. Mccoy and William v. Oglesby esq., Aud the second division by general Secretary Laura Aster Aud prank g. Scholi. A i Flat the four men had their hands full goes without saying. The boys were accompanied by a committee of the woman a auxiliary of the . C. A. Who Rode in a Hack along with the procession also went the usual Supply of bread cakes Aud other eatables which made up a sub Stantial meal for Tho Young picnickers served As evening approached. The boys had a Good time at the Park. There were no Means of enjoy meet at hand that they did not fully Avail themselves of. Several Large paper balloons were sent up during the afternoon. One or More of these which were twelve feet in diameter were very conspicuous at an immense height presenting a very pretty sight on the face of the Clear sky. Not a single mishap occurred to mar the pleasure of Tho picnic. The boys returned to town shortly before dark cheering with Delight. Or. Lancaster Speaks very highly of the mannerly Aud respectful conduct of the Little Fellows who at the picnic seemed to appreciate the full extent of their indebtedness to the woman a auxiliary whose kindness was in so Many ways Manifest. Or. Laumaster says Tho Success of the Ontius was largely due to the generosity of the Public who contributed with a willing and unsparing hand what was asked in the Way of Money provisions amp a. The boys too in their desire to help the picnic along contributed what they were Able of their own Means. Tearing Down the Bridges. Hugh Quick division superintend out of Tho Pennsylvania canal company was in this City Friday. The old waterway in its abandoned state requires nearly As much attention As when it was full of water. There is a disposition of people at Many places to encroach upon the canal property and these have to he closely watched. The company is frequently appealed to by those who regard the old ditch As a nuisance but or. Quick says in every instance he has found that where the Bottom of the canal has become objectionable it was rendered so by the people residing along the abandoned waterway. The Bridges Over the canal Many of which Are becoming old have to to looked after very closely. A Good Many of these have been torn Down by the Farmers whose lauds adjoin the canal. The company made a proposition to the land owners that they tear Down the Bridges offering them As a compensation for their work the use of file timbers Aud Stone in the structures. The Farmer is then expected to construct a suitable Culvert Over the canal for his own use. A written contract is entered into protecting both parties. Hardware dealer j. H. Cole whose farms at Cameron embrace two Bridges Over the canal thursday decided to accept the company a terms Aud will tear both of them Down. Improvements at the shovel works. The capacity of the shovel works is being increased by the installation of new machinery. The polishing department has just been fully equipped and the rest of the works will be Sirni lazily improved. When All the new machinery is in this Plant will be one of the Best in the country Aud will be enabled to turn out All kinds of shovels in practically unlimited quantities. Its product has a Staple reputation in the Market and the demand is constantly increasing. Tuesday work was started of a new kind of shovel a scoop for Grain Aud sawdust. It will be Large enough to hold a Bushel of Grain Aud a Large number have been ordered. The additions Aud improvements will make it necessary to put More men on the Roll. Death of mrs. Lamar Hahn. Mrs. Lamar Hahn died at her Home on Walnut Street late monday night aged fifty six years. She is survived by a husband five sous and four daughters All residents of this City. Her sous Are Daniel James Arthur Ralph Aud Horace. Mrs. Beauregard Hammer mrs. A. C. Amesbury mrs. John Bookmiller and miss Sallie Hahn Are the daughters. Mrs. James Val lug mrs. Anne love of this City mrs. K. E. Adams of Williamsport and k. J. Gibbs of Milesburg Centre county Are Sisters and brother of mrs. Hahn. The deceased was a member of Christ episcopal Church and was also a member of Council no. 135,patriotic order of americans. A dividend was declared the Danville base Ball association declared a dividend of #5 for each member of the club saturday. From Tho receipts the actual club expenses Are paid As those players who lose time Are Given just what they would earn at their regular occupations. The dividends Are declared from the surplus after such expenses Are paid. The fund subscribed by lie Cit zeus is used solely to equip the club. 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 fall kinds and desc option Gfa get our prices before you place your is annual Camp. Tho members of company of twelfth regiment n. G. P., held a meeting in the armory last evening to make preparations for Camp. The attendance was Good Aud the boys in Blue Are very enthusiastic Over the prospects for this Outing. The company has a membership of fifty eight and was never in better shape. The guardsmen Hope to go to Gettysburg but the miners strike makes it possible that the militia May be called to the Anthracite Region instead of going to the historic Battle Field. That there will be a Camp is certain and it is also certain that company f is ready for duty be it of the Field of Gettysburg or in the Coal regions. A new mess tent has been received from the state Arsenal larger and much better than the old style. The Canvas and poles weigh 800 pounds. For this tent the company has purchased a new table Aud White enamelled table Ware. There will be no other company that will have a finer megs than Danville a Dandy company f. Captain j. Beaver Gearhart last evening announced Tho appointment of William c. Dougherty As a Corporal in place of f. W. Newbaker who was honorable discharged at Tho expiration of his enlistment. First sergeant Edwin e. Jakoby of company a Sudbury has been appointed regimental quartermaster sergeant in place of w. C. Gretzinger of Lewisburg promoted to battalion adjutant. Lieutenant colonel Richardson division quartermaster has completed his Survey of the Gettysburg Camp ground. He says the present location is the finest in the state. The third brigade will encamp just at the outskirts of Gettysburg of Washington Street. Each brigade will have its own Railroad siding. The Drill ground will be located in the Centre making the marches about even. The division can to formed in fifteen minutes. Why Bass Are scarce. The Bass and Salmon season has opened very unfavourably. The recent Rains have caused the River to Rise and have made the water Muddy conditions unfavourable for Good fishing Johnny Moyer of the St. Elmo hotel who joined a fishing party on the West Branch monday returned to Danville Tho same Day convinced that fishing would not amount to much during the present week. It seems Likely that to will have to look to the West Branch hereafter for Good Bass and Salmon fishing. An old and experienced Fisherman tuesday stated that it is impossible for fish to thrive in the North Branch owing to the presence of Coal and Culm brought Down from the mines. Coal and waste matter Are scattered All along the Channel the deposits at some places yielding an output equal to a Small mine. There can Only be one result he says the water must be polluted with Sulphur to such an extent As to Render All life next to impossible. It has been observed that fish with each succeeding year have been becoming scarcer in the Ortli Branch Aud the cause is not hard to for picnics has arrived. Tho Cool weather so far has retarded the picnic season but time for these Happy outings has now arrived. Sunday schools lodges and other organizations Are arranging for dates Aud otherwise getting ready for the annual Day in the Woods. Dewitt spark is a favorite place for Many picnics and Many bookings Are now being made. One Date has been engaged As far ahead As labor Day. This will be the big time of the red men. Other dates chosen Are june 19, Junior Epworth league South Danville july 4, patriotic order sous of America from Riverside South Danville Danville and other places july 16, Trinity lutheran sunday school Danville july 23, Christ episcopal sunday school Danville. Where Farmers Are making Hay. Farmers Here Aud there in this county Are already beginning to Cut their Clover Hay. The crop is a failure owing to the protracted drought and by getting it off the ground they have Hopes that a second growth will Start which by August will develop into a Fine second crop. The rain did not ome too late to help Timothy although Tho wheat which is much retarded in growth will be but Little benefited. The Straw will of necessity be Short although Tho Heads May be Little better filled As the result of the recent Rains. The crops which will be the most benefited Are Corn Oats Aud potatoes. The work advancing. Work on the new building being erected by a. H. Groue Mill and East Mahoning Street is progressing very nicely. Tho heavy cast Iron pillar at the Northwest Corner was placed in position yesterday supporting two massive girders one Over the front and the other of Tho Side Over the Large Corner window. The building with its Brown Stone trimmings begins to show up very artistically. The arched Entrance to the Hall Way in the front especially is very much admired. Of the whole the Fine three Story Structure when completed will be an ornament to the Corner Aud a credit to the town. A Federal building to Cost $100,000 has been promised to Shamokin

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