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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - June 27, 1901, Danville, PennsylvaniaA this country will no Vii 1e entirely free until it supplies All of it sown demands with its own productions. Vol. 4�o--no hot a. Danville in a. Tiu Lisda a june. 27, Lmh. Esta in ,.�imoixil Solo six Sessile urgess 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 desorption. Get our prices before place your Home paper a for the the circulation of this paper is increasing rapidly. It Wil you to advertise in the american. Subscription $1 per year do. Iky inc. H. Jennings dentist. Office hour8 9 .4./. To 12 .1/ Amill St., 1 1�?~. M. To v. M. Do Oville l a. Sih , >1. Ii. 425 . St., , a. Diseases of the stomach and intestines a specially Usk. W a f. Sulk dentist Odio. A is Mur St Kerr. Wetli emra.1, -1 with out pain. Crown Anil Bridge work a Pei Talty. Equipped with i he and Moat improved instruments and prepared to execute the most difficult work. Or c. 11. Reynolds formerly of cataw1ssa Dunelm Loffio opposite Boston store Danville a dentistry in All its branches charge moderate All work Nara need established 189p.icondense� news. Cherries Are right a. The potato crop is promising. The Susquehanna is still tailing. Soda water sales Are 01� the increase. The bang of the lire Cracker is heard. The summer vacation period is at hand and the Man with a wad in preparing to relieve himself. Hospitals Are preparing for the toy pistol output. A new platform is being Laid at the d. L. Exc w. K. K station. A bouncing baby boy arrived at the Home of Lieut. A. L. Clark South Danville monday evening. Torpedo marbles will to get the latest kind of july 4th noise makers and the a mall boy will have them. Insects Are reported More plentiful Chis year than Ever. Part of Uncle Sam s fourth of july Myfit will be the 7.500 volunteers now 11 their Way Home. Many a Happy iome will celebrate the fourth and thanksgiving Day at the same time. Irwin Hunter has purchased from the a amp Royal club an automatic piano Hick will be installed among the at actions at his Park. A what is so rare As a Day in june asks the poet. Some of the Days during he present month have Ben very rare. Danville dealers should take notice hat the Bill prohibiting the Sale of tire Rackers containing dynamite has been Ned by the governor Ami is now Law. It. Grove Camp meeting will be held his year on August 7 15. Already a Ive preparations Are being made for a recess fail meeting and the prospects Are Ery promising. Applications Are now eing made for tents to the Secretary a. R. Owen of Shamokin. The estimates of the wheat crop for is year Range Between the Liest in inny years Quot and a the Best but one. A a it Lar Way of heaping no the measure Prosperity will is satisfactory. A Beautiful rambler Rose Bush in in Yard of Samuel Gulick sout h Dan lie. Is now in full Bloom and is and ired by Many who have seen it. The Milton water company will pipe Mountain water to their Mains from a bite Deer Creek and will on saturday it the on an Issue of $100,000 Worth of ends to carry out their plans. The Senate has finally passed the a use Bill authorizing county com missioners to constables for vice rendered in court of elections id for attending general special Bor High township and Ward elections and awning expenses since january 1.1897, All cases where the same remain in tid. The eighth annual convention of the ate Luther league opened at Khamokh yesterday. Danville s College men Are nearly All it me for the summer. Or and mrs. Alfred Voris Reuben Oris mrs. John m. , misses Mary cobs Cora Moyer Margaret and pm a Aten mrs. Jesse Ammerman Charles Ammermon esq., William Seidel or id mrs. L. W. Peters mrs. Alias Lyon cd Simon Hodman spent yesterday it nth a farm about two Miles above Ontgomery. Or. John b. Deaver the Well known Rugeon of Philadelphia spent Sun a morning in this City. Or. Deaver is e general surgeon at the German is Ilal of that City and was for fifteen ars demonstrator of Anatomy at hie in Hersity of Pennsylvania. John Kerns was in Bloomsburg yes Day. Rev. Morison to preach. The Kev. Charles Morison of Sunbury 11 of dictate at Christ episcopal Church sunday morning at 10 30. The lev. R. Wright will conduct morning prayer id preach at a. Matthews Church injury. To the Trade. We have just arranged with b. K. Loemaker. Of Danville to handle our in of pure medicinal Rye and malt huskies. We guarantee their purity Chester distilling co.d11 if v malt whiskey co. Some municipal matters briefly discussed. A Short session. Fully 3000 people Pic nicked at Hunters Park yesterday. Brief mention of the doings of your friends and acquaintances. Of the laying of the Comer Stone of Christ memorial Church. The corps of last year re elected with but two of Baron . Mrs. Sarah Gibbs of Milesburg Centre county who with her daughter miss Olive is visiting at the Home of Lawrence Hallman Cooper Street has a very distinguished line of ancestors. She is a daughter of h. P. and granddaughter of Baron Charles who was exiled from Poland in 1793, one of the engineers who navigated the Susquehanna from its sauce to Maryland a record of which Wil be found at Harrisburg. Mrs. Gibbs father was the first White Hoy born in Phillipsburg then 1800, a Village of the Corn planter tribe of indians. The boy was adopted As a White chief by the Indian tribe and had a Bow and Arrow tattooed on his hand. The oldest son of ii. P. was killed at Fredericksburg dec. 13, 1802. The Only surviving son Charles h. And mrs. K. Gibbs live on the Homestead which they own. The daughter was one of the organizers of the w. R. C. Of Pennsylvania at Pittsburg also sex president of corps no. 3. Conductor of state of Watson s narrow escape. Charles Watson received a Telegram in this City tuesday from his brother Frank who came near falling a victim to the giant Elkhorn Hood West Virginia saturday night last. Or Watson profited by timely warning and rushed from his hotel to High land leaving All his personal belongings behind. Therefore although he lost everything except the clothing 011 his Hack he saved his life. It is with a sense of Relief that or. Watson a friends in this City learn that lie has survived the catastrophe. The total loss occasioned by the flood will approach $3.000,000. The loss of life is variously estimated at from 60 to 200. Buried with masonic ceremonies tuesday Berwick friends. Mrs. 11. Aten entertained a number of Berwick friends at her Home Foust Street yesterday. In tie party were mrs. Dora Hopper mrs. Hannah Frantz mrs. James Kleckner mrs. James Lee mrs. Sal lie Rausch mrs. Ella Kroft mrs. James Dickson mrs. Angie Whitman and mrs. Kate Moore head. During the Day the ladies took in the merchants picnic and visited the state Hospital. Resolutions of condolence. A special meeting of the Borough Council was held monday night to make arrangements for attending the funeral of chief Burgess John a. Moyer. It was decided by Council to attend in a body also that tie merchants be requested to suspend business Between the hours of 2 and 3 30 p. M. A committee consisting of messes. Gibson Jones and Fetterman was appointed to draw up resolutions of Celebration mrs. Clarence ii. Frick entertained about fifty children at her Home Bloom Street tuesday evening Honor of the ninth birthday of her son Clarence. In the Early part of the evening a Donkey party was Given. Dancing various games and Choice refreshments All combined to make the evening Moore. Miss Minnie Keiner of this City and or. Leono. Moore of Boston,mass.,were married at Wilkes Barre on Friday last. The ceremony was performed by the Kev. . Hill of Wilkes Barre. The newly wedded couple will leave in a few weeks for Boston mass., where they will against Danville Bessemer company and its directors. 1 Fie Danville Bessemer company and its directors Aie defendants in a suit at Law begun tuesday in common pleas court no. 5, Philadelphia. Tie plaintiffs Are Hugh a. Mullen Edward w. Patton and Samuel Lamond owning 500, 500 and 200 shares respectively in the Danville Bessemer company. 1 he suit is against a. Loudon Snowden Charles a. Porter Ludwig s. Filbert Kennedy Crossan Frank Samuel and the Danville Bessemer company. Messes. Snowden Porter Filbert and Crossan it is alleged were promoters of the company. At the organization meeting August 21, 1899, a set of directors were chosen say the plaintiffs none of whom had any real interest in the company but were elected to follow the instructions of the defendants. The directors it is alleged soon after the organization authorized the Purchase of tie North Branch company a a Plant at this City from Frank Samuel who is a son in Law of colonel Snowden for $600,000, without notice to the stockholders. This was done it is charged in spite of the fact that the defendants held an option to Purchase at a Price not exceeding $375,000. The property was conveyed to Samuel for a one dollars and by him a id his wife to the Danville Bessemer company. A thus the defendants a declare the plaintiffs a unlawfully reaped a profit for themselves of $325,000 at the expense of the stockholders a and an accounting of the transaction is therefore demanded. Resolutions of condolence. The following resolutions of condolence were adopted at a special meeting of Council on monday night whereas it has pleased almighty god to take from our midst the chief magistrate of our municipality chief Burgess John a. Moyer and whereas. While submitting to the pleasure of his divine will yet we cannot refrain from vouchsafe no our Sruti meets of his Sterling Worth and usefulness to the Public. Therefore be it resolved that we hereby express our testimony to the faithfulness integrity and ability with which he performed the duties of the office which he occupied and to the uniform Courtesy and frankness which characterized his every action whether business social or charitable. We hereby extend to his bereaved family our sincere sympathy in the loss they have sustained Aud direct this testimonial to be placed upon the records of this municipal body As evidence of the High esteem in which he was held and further that a copy thereof be furnished the family of the deceased. Signed Willard Fetterman Joskin Jones it com. M. Gibson or. Emerick and fifty cent fees. The Philadelphia press of sunday contained an interesting description of or. Martin Luther Emerick of Hickory Corner Northumberland Young physician who treats As High As 350 patients a Day whose charge for consultation and Medicine is Only fifty cents yet who As a result of his immense popularity Lias a practice which nets him $25,000 per year. What gives to the Story a local interest is the fact that there is scarcely a train that leaves Danville in that direction that does not carry one or More of our residents to Georgetown Enro Ute to Hickory Corner for consultation with or. Emerick. Vet there is nothing remarkable about the doctor except his fifty cent fees. His methods Are perfectly legitimate. He even does not and its Long lived inhabitants. The Little town of Espy Columbia county affords a remarkable instance where longevity among the inhabitants seems to he the Rule. A Well informed resident of our town who Lias just returned from a visit there has furnished us with some surprising figures. The town has a population of a trifle More than 400 souls. In the place there Are eight persons Over eighty years thirty two Over seventy Vecais and sixty Tive Over sixty years. A Safe average of the 105 persons in question is 72 years which is certainly hard to beat in a town of less than 500 population. Good sanitation must obtain in Espy along with a general Observance of the rules of health. Engagement announced. The engagement of mrs. Carrie j. Ritter of West Philadelphia to or. Harry Edgar Snyder of Germantown is announced. Mrs. Ritter was formerly miss Stroheker of Lewisburg while or. Snyder is the son of our townsman or. Joseph h. Snyder of grand Street. He holds an official position with the american ice company. The wedding will occur Early in september at the Bride a Home in Dewitt s Park. The picnic held at Dewitt a Beautiful Park under the auspices of St. Peters m e. Church yesterday was largely at tended Over 4tk> people visiting the picnickers during the Day. An excellent dinner and supper were served both of which came up to the usual High Standard. Many Danville people took dinner and supper. Drowned at Seattle. Martin Billmeyer a native of this county is reported drowned at Seattle Wash lie was on i Way to Klondike. Our Borough fathers held a regular meeting Friday night. The session was Short one there being Only routine business on hand and hut Little of that. Albert Keminer presided. Other members were in their places As follows Dougherty Jones m. D. L. Sechler Fetterman Davis Sechler Vastine Laurer Brandt and Gibson. A communication was read from mrs. John Barber Ash Street w to complained of imperfect drainage which threw the contents of a neighbors sewer pm her premises. The matter was referred to the committee on streets and Bridges for investigation. A petition signed by a Large number of second Ward residents was pres211 Ted calling attention of Council to the need of a stable for the horses owned by the Washington Hose company. Council is not averse to building a stable hut owing to the shortage of funds it asks that the matter he held off for the present. The petition was placed on file. Or. Vastine reported the Footwall on the West Side of canal Bridge Mill Street As in need of repair. On motion the Street commissioner was ordered to procure lumber for the repairs. Chief of the fire department thong. Waite called attention to the need of new Hose for the Friendship fire . The matter was referred to the fire committee. Crossing were ordered Laid at Alley rear of Trinity m. E. Church ferry Street also on Alley at Goodwill Hose hot Gnu a and it an Alley 011 Railroad Street near the residence of Walter Williams. The following Hills were ordered paid Sokol Ull Del arts knt. Regular employees. $ 82.50 Street labor it so hauling. 89 03 a. 11. Grone. 15.36 Eureka fire Hose co. 17.50 ii. B. Patton. 20 00 w at Kim of. In a ent. Regular employees. $142.80 a. H. Grone. .90 Hiram Blecher. 6.00 National meter co. 45.00 John Christian. 3.50 Atlantic refining co. 4.00 a successful entertainment. The sociable if the Junior society of Christian Endeavor held at the Grove presbyterian Church thursday night was a Tine Success financially As Well As otherwise. The Little people who figured in the interesting program of recitations singing arc. Acquitted themselves with credit. The object of the social was to raise Money for the new Flagstone pavement in front of the Church and grounds which in Cost will run up to several Bun dred dollars. The juniors thirty three in number in january last were each presented with ten cents accompanied with the request that they increase the sum in any honorable Way begging excepted. The $3.30 thus presented thursday night had grown to $30. In addition some $28 were realized from the Sale of refreshments while the proceeds of the hags in which each person attending placed a contribution amounted to about $100 More. The proceeds of the evening netted at least $140. There was a Large awarded a Gold Metal. The closing exercises of St. Annas Academy Mallinckrodt Convent Wilkes Barre were held thursday afternoon. Seven Young ladies having completed their course received diplomas. Among the number was miss Coletta Goeser daughter of j. Ii. Goeser of this City who was awarded a Gold medal for proficiency in French. Miss go or also participated in the performance of a melodrama in the German 1 Ngue entitled a Adas Loeck u in v. Him the following persons from this City were present at the closing exercises returning to Danville yesterday Rev. A. Huber or. And mrs. A h. Goeser and son Carl misses Dora and Gracey Erpelding. Miss Mary Kmiecinski and miss Mary Lechner. At Wilkes Barre or. Goeser was joined by his son Joseph who is a student at Canisius College at Buffalo n. Y. Death of mrs. Rudy. Mary the w Ife of James Rudy East Danville died on thursday evening after a Long illness aged thirty years. The deceased is survived by her husband and four . Elmer d. Phillips and miss Estella a. Hartman both of Washingtonville were married in this City on thursday afternoon. The ceremony was performed at the parsonage of the reformed Church Bloom Street the Rev. George e. Lim Bert thousand dollars Benefit. The officers of Lotus conclave no. 127. Improved order Hept Sophs Friday night presented to mrs. A. M. Gearhart a Check for five thousand dollars the amount due her As Benefit on the death of her late husband. Notice. All members of the boys Bible class v. M. C. A. Are urged to come at once and get their tickets for the picnic tomorrow. Stewart left yesterday for a business trip to Taylorville Lackawanna county. The merchants picnic held at Hunters Park yesterday has gone on record As one of the Best attended and most successful events of its kind that Lias Ever taken place in Danville. A conservative estimate places the number of people in attendance at at least three thousand. From one end of Mill Street to the other the stores were closed and this usually populous thoroughfare bore a deserted appearance during the entire afternoon. All the Hacks available were Busy conveying people out of town. The knitting Mill shut Down during the afternoon and the employees were among the pleasure seekers at the Park. The people enjoyed themselves in various ways. The a frazzle dazzle was Well patronized. It is indeed a novel form of amusement and is bound to become popular. Stoesz band discoursed some popular selection and was much complimented on its music. There were refreshment stands in plenty dispensing ice Cream lemonade and Candy. The principal attraction of to Heifer noon was the Slack w ire performance in front of the grand is an 1 011 the fair ground. Professor or Van gave a Fine performance on the trapeze and on the revolving ladder. The trained dogs distinguished themselves by remarkable performance one of them walking the rope and the other climbing a ladder forty feet High and diving Down into a net. The grand stand was crowded with spectators while Large numbers of others occupied Points of Vantage elsewhere where the performance could be seen. A Large crowd was at the Park last night. The Devans gave another interesting performance. Dancing was a feature of the amusement Well patronized and enjoyed. It continued until a late hour last taken to Bradford. Chief of police Murray of Bradford arrived in this City 011 the 6.58 d. I. A w. Train yesterday morning for the purpose of taking the spectacle agent identified As a a Joe Miller to Bradford where he is wanted for stealing a horse and buggy. The suspect who had been in jail since saturday last was very glad to get out of doors again. He accompanied the officer willingly enough although he protested that he is not the Man wanted and that he will he Able to prove his innocence. He will he Given a hearing at Bradford 011 saturday next. There will be two important witnesses one residing in Bradford and the other out in one of the suburbs of the town with each of w Hom the thief after a a hiring livery Man weavers horse and buggy held a lengthy conversation As to the roads a c. If the Eye Glass Man arrested Here is the guilty party they will be Able to identify him. Among other witnesses at the hearing will he a couple from this City who will testify As to some conflicting statements made by the accused saturday morning last when taken before Justice Bare. Officer Murray who with his prisoner left on the 12 15 Pennsylvania train yesterday was accompanied by livery Man Weaver who had been prosecuting a fruitless search in this Section for his horse and buggy stolen since sunday last. He has not been Able to locate the horse and buggy reported As sold near Turbotville recently under suspicious circumstances. Or. Weaver states that in following up different clues since losing his horse and vehicle he has found at least forty others who have suffered likewise and have never been Able to recover their property. The information received in the search is often misleading and the expenses of travel before Long equal the value of the property stolen. A japanese student. Nab Ataro Taui Aoki a native of Japan student at the preparatory school at Carlisle returned to Berwick yesterday after a visit of several Days with Edward Ammerman of this City. The Young a a Jap is a Bright an l witty fellow full of life and jollity who comes from a very Good family in Japan. His father is identified with the management of a line of steam ships. One of his Brothers is a physician in Berlin Germany and another an artist in Baris. The Young foreigner who is just mastering the rudiments of English made a number of acquaintances while in this City who will remember his visit with pleasure. Closely contested Ball game. The newly organized a a Danville base Hall club crossed bats with the y. M. C. A. Team at Dewitt spark yesterday. It was a most exciting game throughout the v. M. C. A. Team winning by a score of 6 to 5. The winning run was made in the ninth inning on a close decision and made a sensational finish. Hummer and gosh were the Battery for a Danville a William and George Maiers officiating for the v. M. A. Edward Williams made an efficient Umpire. Pleasant picnic. A Basket picnic was held at the Home of miss Margaret Marion Bloom Road yesterday which was very much enjoyed. Those present were Florence Mary and Helen Hartline Bessie Baylor Blanche Gass Myrtle Angle Bertha Heller Joseph and Thomas Angle Howard Baylor and Charles Heller. Cashiers. A. Yorks left yesterday for Coles Columbia county where he will spend a few Days fishing. M is. Willard Kisner and son Clare of Bloom Street left last evening for a visit with friends in Bloomsburg. Misses Carrie and Katherine Hollinan returned last evening from a visit with friends in Northumberland. Or. And mrs. Christian Ritter and granddaughter Eva so Orenburg departed yesterday for a visit with relatives ii Sunbury. Master Harry Leisenring left yesterday for a visit with relatives in Milton. Mrs. Charles Hauver left yesterday for a visit with relatives in Milton. W. 1. Kline of Sunbury transacted business in town yesterday. 1. O. Moore of Boston mass., left for Home yesterday after a six months visit with Danville friends. Miss Cora Seidel of Washingtonville visited friends in this City yesterday. Mrs. D. M. Boyd and daughter miss Elsie Are visiting friends in Bellefonte. Miss Elsie Wilson of Hart Litou Union county returned Home yesterday after a visit at the Home of or. And mrs. I. G Barber. Or. And mrs. Albert Smith and daughter Clara of Wyoming returned Home yesterday after a visit with mrs. Smiths Mother mrs. Henry Kerns Mill Street. Mrs. M. Andrews and mrs. W. Wei Riek of Sunbury were visiting friends in this City yesterday. Misses Laura Thornton and Nellie Schick spent yesterday with friends in Sunbury. Frank Schreyer of Milton spent a few hours with Danville friends yesterday. Ralph Seidel of Washingtonville was in town yesterday. Kev. G. E. Limbert of tin Shiloh lie formed Church and Rev. N. E. Cleaver of the Trinity m. E. Church attended the commencement at the Boom Shtir Normal school yesterday. Miss Blanche Goldsmith of Philadelphia and William Goldsmith of i Ubois Are visiting their parents air. Ami mrs. Samuel Goldsmith lower Mulberry Street. Master Philip Johnson of the Chester Springs orphan school is visiting his Mother mrs. Anna Johnson Walnut Street. Prof. William j. Strickland of it. Carmel is visiting relatives and friends in this City. Prof. Strickland was a former Well known resident of Danville being prominent in musical circles. Or. And mrs. Max Gross and children of Bloomsburg spent sunday with relatives in Danville. Or. And mrs. Charles Mills of Blouins Burg spent sunday with or. Mills parents or. And mrs. Charles Mills sr., West Mahoning Street. Or. And mrs. James Vandevender of Northumberland spent sunday As guests of w. Kase West esq., this City. William Magill esq., and wife of Bloomsburg spent sunday with mrs. Magilll smother mrs. Henrietta Kauffman Mill Street. Rev. Erskine Wright returned saturday from Somerset where he attended the Krebs-1 i nuptials. Miss Lois Boyer of Plymouth is the guest of mrs. Ida Baldy West Mahoning Street. Charles Yerrick of Philadelphia is visiting his parents or. And mrs. Rush Yerrick West Mahoning Street. Mrs. Matilda sheriff left saturday for a visit with her daughter mrs. A. G. Marr Maysville near Shamokin mrs. John Henrie left saturday for Philadelphia and Atlantic City. Miss Eleanor Erick of Brooklyn is visiting her parents or. And mrs. Alex Frick at the Montour House. Supreme organizer of the order of Hept Sophs John 11. Crucitt spent saturday with b. P. Harris lower Mulberry Street. Or. Cruett i editor of the a advocate a the Olli Cial Organ of the mrs. Frances Scott and daughter Emma of Milton spent saturday with friends in this City. Misses Mary and Agnes Kmiecinski Are visiting friends in Shamokin. Or. And mrs. K. Ii. Curtis of it. Carmel spent sunday at the Curtis Home Tead front Street. Mrs. Frank Heim and son Scott Are visiting friends in Miffin Churg. Professor Charles Weaver of Wilkes Barre is visiting his parents or. And mrs. John i. Weaver of Toby run hollow. Or. And mrs. C. Moyer have returned from the american. Miss Jennie Bast an of Sunbury is visiting at the Home of or. And mrs. William Brent East front Street or. And mrs. Charles w. Blakesly and children of Long Branch n. J., Are visiting at the Home of Alem Sechler Kipps Kan. Miss Minta Shultz has returned from a visit with friends in Shamokin Edward books of Cumberland md., is visiting Bis parents or. And mrs. C. S. Books Mahoning Street. Mrs. Charles Watson sr., of Philadelphia is the guest of mrs. P. E. Mans Mavisdale. Twenty years ago monday june 24. 1881,the Cornerstone of Christ episcopal Church this City was Laid with imposing ceremonies. The event Mon Lay was observed by the congregation with special services of a very interesting character appropriate to the Day St. John the baptists and signal zing the Advent of a new epoch in the history of this old and influential Parish. There Are Many persons living who remember the former Church which occupied the site on which Christ episcopal Church now stands. It was a commodious rather imposing Structure architecturally quite up to the times and one that easily ranked with the finest Church buildings in the diocese As the present Structure with probably one exception is unsurpassed by any House of worship in the diocese today. During the summer or Early fall of 1828 the foundation Wall of the old Church was raised. It it a thursday october 23, 1828, the Corner Stone was Laid the same year in which the Bridge Over the Susquehanna was built and Railroad projects were in agitation there being a population of less than 10 k people. The ceremony of laying the Corner Stone was conducted by the masonic fraternity and constituted an event undoubtedly the most noteworthy in the Early history of the town one surpassed Only in impressiveness and imposing qualities by the laying of the Corner Stone of the present Structure fifty three years afterwards an event which was witnessed by Many still living. A newspaper Ltd of the Day states that the process in including clergy freemasons and Parish officers formed and after a Short March entered the court House w Here a Sermon was preached by the Kev. Or. Pigot grand chaplain of the k. W. G. Lodge of Pennsylvania thence to the site of the Church the procession moved a gorgeous with banners music lights Aud a remarkable display of tie symbolism of the order. >11 october 25, 1829 the old Church was dedicated the Kev. Henry i Mick Onderdonk i. In assistant Bishop it Ali coating As isted by Kev. James de Pui Kiel or of the Parish and two other clergymen. 1�?Thc Cost of the building is Given As $ 1000. At Christ Church monday there was holy communion at 7 30 a. In. And morning prayer and holy communion at 9 a. 111, conducted by the . Erskine Wright. The anniversary was celebrated at the evening service. The Sermon on the occasion was preached by Rev. Or. K. 11. Eckel of Christ episcopal Church Williamsport. The discourse was a very Able one thoroughly appropriate to the event founded upon part of the collect for the Day a that we May truly repent according to his preaching and after Liis example constantly speak the truth boldly rebuke vice and patiently Sutler for the truths Rev. Charles Morison of Sunbury read the lessons and Kev. W. E. Kunkle of Milton chanted the prayers. The special music which marked the event was of a very High order. Following is the program rendered by the choir processional the churches one foundation,.aurelia. Confession j absolution Stainer. Sentences psalter. Blakely. Magnificat Anima Mea Harrison. Nun ,.Harrison. Creed and ,.Stainer. Hymn. A pleasant Are thy courts above,. Hymn a Christ is made a Bure foundation a. Neale. Solemn the deum. Warren. Recessional . A new base Ball team. A new baseball club is being organized in this City. It will include among its members a number of old time players who figured in base Ball in the Days when Danville stood in the front ranks a a base Ball town. It will probably show some uld fashioned scores and revive an interest in the National game. Jesse Shannon is named As manager and w. E. Gosh As Captain. The position will be tilled As follows Klase a Shannon 1 a Yerrick 2 a Hancock is Ross 3 a gosh if Ober Dorfe Ammerman of Hoffman 1 b. Among the towns that the new dub will play in the near future Aie Watson town Milton Shamokin and Berwick. His seventy first birthday. The seventy first birthday of Aaron Bogert of Liberty township was very pleasantly celebrated on monday last. The a hair took the nature of a Surprise and was very successfully carried through. Among the guests were or. And mrs. W. D. Stein Bach or. And or. Joseph 11 Wilkert and son or. And or. A. C. Courson or. And mrs. William sterner or. And mrs. Ii. Hartman or. And mrs. W. F. Zelig Aud daughter or. And mrs. David Heim or. And mrs. Willard Pannebaker or and mrs. William Bogert or. And mrs. Bogert or. And mrs. Robert Corneli son or. And mrs. Elmer Bogert or. And mrs. Frank Hartman or. And mrs. I. Heim 1�. C. Starter miss Wilda Pannebaker mrs. William Mccracken mrs. Joseph Gresli Jeremiah Gresh mrs. James Bond Man miss Bertha Bowers miss Jennie Cornelison mrs. Thomas Madden mrs. Dora Robbins Thomas Bogart miss Blanche Bogart Roy and Winifred Cornelison and others. The school Board held a regular meeting monday night the session which was devoted principally to the election of teachers and adjustment of salaries being a very Long and Busy one. The following members were present Fischer Orth Burger Barber Green Werk Heiser Keefer Fenste Rubacher Curry Harpel Byerly and Black. On motion the Secretary was ordered to advertise for bids for Coal. Charles leighow and John Lunger were nominated for the position of weigh master or. Leighow receiving six votes As against or. Lungero a five was declared elected to the position. The committee on teachers and certificates submitted a schedule of salaries which in a general Way based the remuneration of All teachers below the High school on the kind of certificate held practice of teaching Grade of school and experience. The schedule after a Long discussion was adopted with some modification which left salaries practically unchanged. It was considerably after 9 of clock when the Board got Down to the election of teachers. The former corps was reelected with the exception of Sarah Williams a teacher in the second Grade of Ward and j. M. Llo Stet ter principal of the grammar school of the third Ward. A. N. Dieffe Thacher was elected As successor to or. Lostetter which left the second Ward grammar school open there being no applicant. When it came to electing a teacher in place of miss Williams there was a Lively Wrangle owing to a division in the committee on teachers and certificates. The rank est kind of personalities were indulged in and altogether the affair was no credit to the Board. As an outcome of the matter both miss Mary Williams and miss prudence blizzard were nominated for the second Grade of the second Ward or. Keefer nominating miss Williams who was elected by a majority of two votes. Teachers for the ensuing term were elected As follows h High school principal u. L. Gordy first assistant j. C. Carey second assistant mrs. E. A. Coulter. Grammar schools first Ward Sallie m. Musselman third Ward 1. N. Dieffe Thacher. Secondary schools first Ward Rose a. Gallagher second Ward Katharine Bennett. Third Ward Rachel Goodall fourth Ward. L. Malissa Bloom. Fourth Grade first Ward Winifred Evans second Ward Mary Welsh third Ward Elsie m. Wilson fourth Ward Sarah Moyer. Third Grade first Ward Laura s. Divel second Ward Sarah Pritchard third Ward Blanche Lowrie fourth Ward til lie James. Second tirade first Ward Janette Pickard second Ward Mary Williams third Ward Sarah s. Wilson fourth Ward m Alice Bird. List Grade first Ward Catherine Clun Ingriam second Ward Viola Young third Ward Jennie Lawrence and Sara Cunningham fourth Ward Nellie ire gory. Supply teachers Mary Pale janitors were elected As follows salaries to remain the same As last year first Ward Robert Miller second Ward Daniel Pensyl third Ward John Lester fourth Ward John Lunger. W. E. Young was elected As truant officer. The following Bills were approved for payment d. K. Pensyl. $7.50 Charles Chalfant. 7.90 William Miller. 4.50 John a. Moyer chief Burgess of Dan Ville died about 4 of clock saturday morning last after a protracted illness. The news of his death occasioned Little Surprise As it was Well known during Friday preceding that he was in a very critical condition As the result of a serious complication of diseases. The deceased was in his 48th year. He filled the office of Burgess very acceptably. He was a Man retiring in disposition and Well thought of. He was a machinist by Trade and Lor Many years past an employee at the works of Curry amp Yunnan. He is survived by his wife and one son Hurley. All that was mortal of chief Burgess John a. Moyer was consigned to its last resting place in Odd Fellows cemetery tuesday afternoon. The remains were followed to the grave by a Large assemblage. No Honor was withheld to which he was entitled either by virtue of his office or of his exemplary life As a Plain and honest Man. The Borough Council attended his funeral in a body. Business among the merchants was generally suspended Between the hours of 2 and 3 30 p. M. The machine shop Black Smith and pattern shops at the works of Curry amp Yunnan where the deceased was employed for so Many years were closed during yesterday afternoon the employees attending the funeral. The services were conducted by Kev. L. Ulrich of Trinity lutheran Church at the late residence grand Street. There were Flowers in abundance marking the esteem in which the late Burgess was held by Many. Burgess Moyer was a free Mason a member of Mahoning Lodge no. 516, of this City. He was Given a masonic burial there being some thirty members of the Craft in line. The pall bearers were Henry Divel Jesse Klase. Cyrus Childs George Jacobs i. L. Bloom and John Eisenhart. The following persons from out of town attended the funeral mrs. Luther Linker and or. And mrs. William Metz of Williamsport or. And mrs. Jacob Moyer of Berwick mrs. Fred Kramer of Steelton Edward Heberl ing of Harrisburg Alfred Netta Vandling and mrs. Lulu Hartman of difficult operation. The following from the Wilkes Barre record will be of interest to the residents of this City. One of the most difficult operations known to surgery was performed in this City a few Days ago and the fraternity Are interested in the Case because of the age of the patient who is Well along in years. The operation became necessary from the accumulation of pus in the Small cells of the ear and involved the mastoid Bone. To open the head of a Young person to perform this operation is regarded As the last and Only resort hut John Nungesser of Danville pa.,the patient in this Case is past 05 years of age and Lias made a splendid recovery. He is stopping at the Home of his Daugh ter mrs. Loveland at 156 Blackman Street. Drs. Taylor a Buckinani performed the election. Washington Camp no. 364, 1. O. S. Of a., of this City held its annual election tuesday june 25. The following officers were elected president Stephen Nevius vice president John Nevius past president w. A. Lesher master of forms f. Henrie conductor c. E. Byers inner guard d. E. Eyerly outer guard James Fox trustee f. Henrie. Fred Henrie was elected Delegate to the state Camp which meets at Harrisburg in August

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