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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - March 10, 1904, Danville, PennsylvaniaHome paper a for to a Home fhe circulation of Tui to is increasing rapid i y it will you o a advertise a i Tilo. Mexican. Subscription $1 i year yol. 4d--m 10 t11ls coi try will never be entirely tree until it supplies All of own deman of wit 11 own production Quot a Danville. A. Thursday March 10 1�mm. Established in 1s55 Job printing the Oitice of the american being Fri rim de with a Large assortment of Job letter and fancy Type and Job material generally the publisher announces to to e Public that he is prepared a All times to sex cattle in the neatest manner Job printing of All kinds end description do. La Vatu ii. Elx mugs Dux / is t. Of. It / 9 a. M till f / a 1/.or. I p. H. To a a 1/ Tho fitly i 1\lt. A. A a. V. J new to to r pics. �?~j1s Mill to Kkt. Re Tii t Krnc h v. / a Pivo Xvi a fid orb specially. Equip 1 v a it u a a improved inside Utai l a o. A i to execute Ibe Buohl <1 illicit it k. Of a. C in Wynoid i.�?T. A t 288 Milanville a. Dentistry in a he a Anulta Moderau a a Guarante a 1su to. O spans Remsen a Twenty nine foot flood which discounts the floods of 186,5 and of 1875==Large portion of the Tow n under water. i v condensed news. Thore is a break .11 eggs. We Hope for a seasonal March. Early gardens will to late hid year. That Pring is approaching was made Manifest this we k when 460 horses belonging to the or. At barn uni amp Bailey circus were shipped from Reading via Allentown to Bridgeport conn., the quarters of the show. Tie horses were housed and cared for during tie Winter on Berks county farms or Panit ions tire now being made for Ihu Annua tour Utilie Maiu Motif . A Booklet i my 111 i i v .i1 hie information of Iii Crest to prospective visitors of the Worix to fair a at it. Bonis has but eur i used by h e Pensyl Vania Railroad com any it contains schedule of trams rates of fare a list of hotels Etc an i i hit tir a original sketch of the and building issued by any Railroad company of the East. The she Mon Fin , is for a moving i Ture show to to Given then for the Benefit of the organization. 3 exhibit Wii contain 1 tur it it of u p different local companies in i ii n no at their Host houses. It May require. T in years to go thru i. .11 to 1 w r �1 Tapo be rth tire do h 1 a a Shiv St Iau River at Bari �?�., r is rebuilt. In tin will. A i oried acid free ferry est Bil a and in Tuc Clun \ the railroads a a it a Ltd 1 Inous con i Shitu a Seaboard lev a do Concession i a for. Go 1,although St ton operate Al and sin p i effect bring the or which Are in Udvanc too Over the pevious continued. To show that the men Are really in Earnest about giving the girls their Chaucer to speak up Tih a year it is cited that Oulu one Hundred marriage 1 icons a were less cd in Luzerne Conn during lab Rusty of h i year against 2 57 in february i Foj. Georg m g a Art fix uror f James l. R a i. A Ltd a a cd win soil a Public Sale a rom a my c i 26th, 1w04 at the court in the Borough of Danville pa., Ai to. Of lock 111 the afternoon �11 that Ltd 11111 town of land in tie first Paul of Dauville. Pa., upon which is erected a to Story Brame dwelling House Anil a Frame Bara i Piug no. 11 Bast front Street. Also All that certain tra t of Laud known As tin Montour count fair ground Tai Piug i it acres More or loss Beruti fury Luatt a and Well adapted for a Park. About to acres under Cuti vation. Montgomery a a to has adopted a coat of arms Emihl of 11�e 0111-ty�?Ts pre Ciui Nesco a manufacturing and Agricula i re end a had it in blazon it a the Wall not the new court House it is to c first county in Tho country to do so nud Tiu idea a it exported to prove popular. State hat n. Fcb Aelter of Public instruction has n Lutio Utice several dates f of ii a no a i 1 eat Niue Tiou. At i of org a i a ? mgt i in Vili will 1m had i n Juno 10 and 22, Pec ivly. The worst hat Danville has Cuiyue pending flood has swept Down upon u ers of lsii.1 Aud cared Ami again Ashi predicted for a. The Ini->11 of Aud. Tim High wat i ave Ticen Duple of Tho Lett r of those two memorable events the Bridge which a paused tin rive Hetwin Liis City and Softli Danville Lias been swept away. It was a it it j la it a a a Chick yesterday d a if not during then a it a of e. It was n r until after 4 of clock however that the water Mado appearance 011 the sir t and ments. As darkness dose l Down the water in tie Street was nearly three feet deep and extend d from John Kise Uharte Stuheit Mark to to Bloom Street the novel sight w is witnessed of bolts pm fit in a awards and forwards on Mill Street rescuing people and removing afternoon when the water work for goods the third time Sourdi j Tho signal that 1 stroked c. An in a i Mph a a a sire 111 by a Din the coir Britt Ai.u>-? t i t i is. the big Uii 1 a the Atlantic of l n at Guy r Etc Raj i. Aon 11 died by the i. Tim rates in a sent Coal year of 10 Ceu i u year will b it is a Hattah of health j a i the ice was moving. 1 Ysip of 1 As they r it she i to the River dreamed that the shrill whittle was soon ling the Knell of the Bridge which for nearly 30 years had so faithfully served humanity. The same great mass of immunity brought out by lire whistle in the Forenoon again Lind the River Bank. The water Leichel the 27 foot m irk an 1 the ice was running rapidly. There was sol Roo 11 Fogt a a i o of some five feet a for the Bri la seemed in any Especial danger. To of was prepared therefore 1 a what followed. As Lurig the Forenoon the ice ground against to piers with terrific Force and now Aud Ali n a Large cake was thrown us a against the is 1 walk at about lib of past 8 the plunk Sheet in the upper end of the Borough the conditions were most alarming. On Bast Market Street Tho water extended Down nearly a As f iras Railroad struck. From Nassau to Tho upper end of the Borough there were Fow houses whose first stories wore not flooded the water in Many instances reaching half Way t it the ceiling. The same Sato of affairs prevailed of the Eastern cuts of front and Cooper Straits 011 Faust Mowrey and honeymoon s e to and at the lower ends of Nasau Railroad Aud Iron streets. More than a Hundred families in All were affected. Houses throughout Tho flooded to a a generally Weie vacated and streets for lung distances were abandoned. A number of families wore Given midterm Trinity lutheran Church. Others wire kindly taken care of by in of Tiu i of i Ier from t in Sirit i Liu Spitalik in Oiler Piti of Dii Iville Side i ripped Iroku Fust town. All to lib territory Between kist Euing Aud fell into tie River. Flie Market Street Aud John k. Bin nets pier Wlinich w is built of stores farm was submerged presenting the dry in in alias epo i d to tin Pri Iid Ippe Arance of a Lake. At to get stove aug a Tiju of tie ice soon l it i i to Ivok ill water readied up into tie crumble. In fail View of the Pec in ibis a a do of Tho River it Wusi ponderous mass of ice intact from shorn to Shore moved Down upon the Bridge. It was Only when it struck the piers that the ice broke and it win at these Points that the most inter sting sight presented of. Tho ice broke up into immense cakes revealing a thickness which exceeded three feet. As the great masses each Many Tous in weight climbed up Over tie piers and of ill Back into Tho River an accompanying tremor Quito perceptible of the sidewalk ran through Tho outre Structure. Bridge watchman k. K. Hale was on Tho spot to warn people against going upon the sidewalks. 11 is warning along wit i the notices posted of the same import were generally elective Aud there were few comparatively who had the temerity to loiter upon Tho sidewalk while the Ico was moving. Tie danger on Tho Bridge was Well illustrated during the slight movement yesterday. At three different piers the ice masses were drive a up against the sidewalk tearing away the timbers. At the Keooud pier from tie South Danville Side a big Ico Cike was thrown upon Tho top of the pier which displaced Tho Joist under the sidewalk Bloch amp Benzbach heavy loses birr of finished goods ruined by the flood. Probably the heaviest losers on Mill Street Are messes. Bloch amp Benzbach proprietors of the knee pants factory. Their Laet Orv was filled with finished goods woolens Etc. The water rising As rapidly As it did gave them to Opportunity to get their immense a Stock out of the Way. They employed a number of Sihu a id had removed a great portion of the goods to the Western oud of the f Ictor which Isa foot lower Thau the front. They worked under great Ditler Nulty not having any Light and succeeded in saving much finished Stock piece . While every Effort was being made to save the Stock however the water burst open the c inter Street Aud Mill Street doors simultaneously the vat r at the i time coming through rho floor. In a few moments All had to get nut of the building and it was a great risk even at that time. The loss to the Stock machinery Etc., could not b Ascot lined yesterday. The factory will he in operation again Early next Vcci. Imposing scene on the River front. Heavy losses sustained by stove works and Atlantic refining company. How the i. L. A a w. Fared Fler chants rapidly cleaning up no big losses reported a business resumed yesterday. Tie Danville merchants doing business in Tho flooded districts wore hard at work Early yesterday morning and though tire stores presented a most sorry Appu Trabuco i lie proprietors were working with a will and before night most of them were ready to do business again. One of the heavy losers of Mill Street is the american Stock co. Or. Goldman the proprietor had very. _ thing out of the was but a counter Tore away the railing Aud a portion of 1. ,. To Al Al Quot 1 piled High with ladies waists of pen u 1 1 r 1 s a Bein pieces. A few minutes bit r a mighty Sonol in of crashing Tiuis Reu. Tin a and a cry went up Trout Tho As the i ring still holding intact was it Jat o i in at fit3 paint War a it w a robbed of import. 1 a a a a Quarter of a i hour it 111114 position tie wat a Hig Aud the of rce of the in Parker to resist. It via 1 4 of clock Vav first spun Wii Icli was Rio Oil r m l. F11 i t it re a id slightly and half me ice slowly d Eta a Tii almost instantly f Lue 11 -0 three Ltd i bee4 int i Fauce Down tin the Only a a �?�11i lost hold Aud Fel r. This left Bat three whole Bridge i we co. I t Iho River a tour t to 0? to Stream 1 at hie Ltd 1 a 1 the Fol ill fat mis bul ill r Riv the a Lud. A it 4 a a of a few Iii mates aft Jock w is a Igried a War. The two which cd a will held 011 to Tho a Iory it a late hour 1 to night. At no Tim did Tho d Rezeli the Lio torn of us Trig Quot and it was clearly owing to the insecure condition of a c piers the i the big was or Abl to main tits a Premsey against tiie. The bring s a Auh Bibl it Jav a Ull til til piers Cut 10 i inc by the in und. In at a the five spans we Leci Riel a co Flor aisle distance d in the Aud at Nightfall crr still visible to i Side of Tho l e id of tie River. The loss of rho Bridge i regard d �1 a Flior of the a Arelious and a look of the moulding room. The water rushed Down the d. L amp by. R like a River b Aring Large l ikes of i a and swe Piug every thing i Foro it. At to e d. L a be w. Station the ii jul played Lavoe with Tho the a tapis i Thomous a frs Aud other valuables. In the office it As High As a Many a lira. The reside uts along lower Mulberry Street fared very Bally. In most a names Tho water being on the first floor 41 1 Ftfe n lying several be t deep. At tilt lower end of the cd Tough Tho u r h s d a ii ouse on the r 4. R r i l a Dougine to miss Chr 1 be ver was carried from if four a it Tion. A Sioui a 111 tin a Adow a Little 1 fungi a Down Belin Piitz to Robert Derri also swept away. The wat w is 13 inches deep 111 tie lower part of West Mahoning Street which it is , was never known to have occurred i it before. Shortly after 8 of clock last night tie the floor leaving hut three planks to walk upon. At other places Tho railing was broken and planks turn up. During tie afternoon tie upper sidewalk of the Bridge was nailed up. Excluding people altogether. Shortly after 11 of clock Tho ice stopped. The portion that had moved did Little Nero than to fill Tho open space below the Bridge and ext Udod less Sivo underwear notions Etc., was ups to and the goods thrown into the water. Or. Goldman places his loss at about $200. J. W. In Ore the jeweler sustained f quite a lo.=s also. The water Canio in to this store from the front Anil Rar Aud much damage was done to fix ties. Than a half a mile Down the Stream. The ice started from opposite the Hospital for the insane leaving the roaring Creek Gorge intact. The River still continued to Riso rapidly and when tie ice stopped the water had 11 arly readied the twee to foor foot Mark. The crowd quietly dispersed to await the next development of what Promise 1 to he a very eventful Day. Considerable damage sustained How the merchants happened to be caught a the aftermath. At Maiers restaurant the wafer was Over the bar. This building was j my ably the lowest in the flooded Mill strict a District Aud it got the water from the Crest and River together. The Alley Way a along Tho building was Lik a raging Creek. Or. Maier not Only sustains loss at the restaurant but will have a lie Ivy loss in the residence. His carpets Are entirely ruined. Though nearly All the merchants in this District Are Iomah from $2.i to $250 yet they Are very thankful that the flood was 110 worse. Under the circumstances More loss could have been easily sustained Aud More damage done. By tomorrow of a flood in tie stores will ave disappeared. Oliero was scarcely a merchant along Mill a Trout from the canal to Bloom Street but suffered to some ext it from Tho flood. They had been put to so Waters began to recede Aud by 11. Ii. Much inconvenience by the tardy flood o clock the River bad lab 11 at least 20j. Fec bile v lib Glrst m irk. The Sud Den Dro a was account d for 011 Tho theory 1 hut the ice Gorge below town had Brok. I a diet which was verified he a dispatch received fro i a Nhury later Ishi do Nav ii that Tho ice bad passed. It o 1 a North b Hocini bearing with i it 1 fir inns of our bring which had a -�.1 through under i he a uiis3 Luvania rail a a 1 Brit age i h safety. To bar a was Muc i alarm 111 Sunbury when in was learn 1 that the Bridge hero been taken and was on was do in the Stream. This gave place Oil Amity to Danville Anil As tie kind to a be ling of great Relief when the v Abl Structure to mid <1 into tie i ice passed off so nicely and the Chau r expressions of real regret were h Ard on every Side. A Tew Miu Utts before eight of clock the water ruse to the height of 21 feet a inches which is probably higher Thau in it her 18 55 or 1s75. Weihu the High water Mirk was reached tiie water a rave peril. The streamed into Tii through a Hnud. 1 a a Val a but Paual in i. Work water not pumping a emt ures it Bro High a Uel became Clear. Tine a pans of the done e wooden Bridge Between Sunbury and Northumberland were also carried away by the flood. Wii a the inhabitants of Danville retired on tuesday night it was with the j bought of High water on their Only i minds Ai d Whan they arose yesterday room 1 the door on a level with these o a Story which was always regarded a of hie highest flood. The Pirap room was a lied with water we wore slopped an 1 Hope a fido god of saving the Quot 0.11 of the Way rapidly by aug a ii the a Uipi a tract Icille 41-Piaut. Fortunately the tide j 1st then to Cir i and the a Vater in a f w 111 Imite fell two but Winch made it possible to to min a moping. From 25 of a t at i p. In. The River a a it la. Id y a Cal before five of clock it was at 27 feet. This was a h Igor of a or who h brought a Retuis of it a 1� i re on Winch or veiled in 18&Quot."� a Ligo a a Orli us of to Birou a w suit merged and cores of Fame Iier we drive cd trom to Cir Homes. The a ver breaking Over thu above he Borough �00�? flooded All the a a a a a. In v re i til l to Lvov. It. A caul a a a my or in if flow re a it or c a i. Mahoning greek far it a it a ii in it Early in the afternoon flooded to Reading run works North ugh r id s re a in i t in a in Truing it was with Tim expectation of seeing developments in the flood situation which would firing matters to a crisis. They had not Long to wait. From Tho hour of Midnight on the River had Boon rising at the rate of nearly four inches per hour. At about to of clock it stood at 23 feet and was rising steadily. At about 10 45 thu j Whille at the water works sounded. In blew loud and Long there was not a Mau woman or child in Dan. Ville but understood Tho import of that sound it no not that the Ico was moving in 11neti vely the mass of people rushed into Tho Street and directed their Steps toward the River. It was an anxious and excited throng which materialize 1 from every Quarter Aud before the whistle had ceased to blow the str 1 t All about the Entrance to the Bridge was packed while the River Batik Fri no Dow he water works to Pino Street was line i with people. It i it s if Ita a Siv tin the pentacle of tie mov in a a a a was a i no Zitti l by at least one half of to. Towns population. With the exception of a s Nail space cd i re i Hel in the bring Quot it was the first move tut it of the ice which had occurred her this season. Owing to to in Nuin Ibi in of fhe ice and f Mada. He a a a a divorce. , a Vorees .1 that to i a became weary of constant preparation Ami on a ii a occasion they decided to wait until Tho flood was a certainty before Ali a began to remove their goods fro u the first floor. Herein they made a mistake As the water yesterday came with a Rush and did not give them time to make much preparation. J. F. Tool v a i i Trooy 1sc Henning were the most unfortunate a heavily loaded counter in the former a store upsetting and a t ibo containing Choice goods in the latter establishment breaking Down. Tooey amp Henning Stimato their loss at some $10. Or. Tooley Sion a not much less. J. W. Lore jeweler sustained considerable lots As did also j. H. Cole s. J. Wei liver and others. Bloch amp Benz Bali were also losers to a considerable extent. The Atlantic refining company was almost flooded oat and is a heavy loser. When the water was at greatest height both or. Hartman s residence and the silk Mill see sued in i at danger As they were surrounded with water and the huge ice Jam Licu passing seemed to Jie at their very doors. Or. Hartman says the water did not reach any further than Tho engine room where the Large 3 a Inch driving Belt was damaged Aud will have to be re place d. He will have everything repaired and in running order in 24 hours. By ton of clock last night the flooded sections of town Scro practically dry Tho cellars of course remaining flooded. All about town have Beu a posited immense cakes of ice weighing Many tons which 111 some instance bombarded the dwellings badly and did much damage. One of these Large ice cakes lies on tie pavement in front of Davil Shelli arts a store another one in front of the St. Limo hot 1 there is a big Deposit of steal 1 r ice cakes in front of the store of Harry Klie Bogen amp brother. Lower Mulberry Street residents a Trail of misery a. 1 loss follows the flood of lower Mulberry Street from one end to the a user. Even at the worst Tho res Ideal on the Street never dreamed of anything so Terible a slow Back water was 1 they had Ever experienced always giving them an Opportunity t remove lie hold effects a 1 eve Yinhing out of harms Way. Instead u that a terrific current swept through to a struck com aug a Roui All sources a i emptied into Mill Street. Porches a Jors a us luus hold effects floated Down and it buy residents had to to a eur from Thein Homes in boats. Tie current was very Swift and those who plied to and fro in boats had a hard time of it. In neatly every House there was some . Those who Weie Able to secure help succeeded in removing their effects to upper Storie but in Many cases great loss was sustained. At tie residence of Simon Dreifuss Corner of Bine an i Mulberry streets the water on Tho first floor was nearly six feet in height. Though the household effects had been removed the loss was heavy. At the residence of Justice of the peace Bare the water attained a height of Over five feet on the first floor. Mrs. A. G. Moody a among the heaviest losers on this Street. Tie accumulation of mud left by the water is most discouraging. In some Homes there is a Deposit of 4 or 5 it is very hard to remove. Refuse of All kinds Lias been deposited Ami Tho cleaning up process on this thoroughfare will be very slow. Ii any of our old residents outer pitied any doubts As to whether or not the flood of wednesday was As Baa As any that visited a Stivillo in the past Altor a Short stroll about town thursday morning to View the aftermath they must have decided to yield the Palm to the great flood of 11 04. Tho Waters had receded hut on eve i by Sido there Wero mod Aud ice and i ruins mud Wlinich covered the floors and was a on Tho Walls of the buildings flooded ice in great Pond Gerjus masses which blocked the streets and Lav at the very threshold of the dwellings and ruins which bespoke great loss and indicated How much time would to required to replace the damage done. It was at Points on Tho River croat that the most imposing spectacle presented itself and showed the full peril faced when tin terrible ice Gorge burst upon a at tin extreme Eastern end of Cooper Street tie dwelling of Willard Myers was Cut to pieces while that of John Wertman adjoining is Bent out of perpendicular Aud twisted and splintered so that it will have to be Toru Down. The residence of a or. Myers received the full Brunt of Tho ice Gorge which was shoved up Over the River Bank. The cakes of ice half As Large As the House itself lifted i lie building from foundation and Cut away the entire lower Story leaving tie upper part resting upon the ice. Both the Myers and the Wertman families fortunately had vacated the House and removed the goods from the first Story. Yesterday or. Myer was engaged in removing his furniture from the bed rooms aided by tiie great ice Maui which reached As High As Tho second Story. There was a great Deal of damage Doue at tie Corner of Mowrey and Cooper streets. John springers barn nearly new was carried away and throw la Over against Israel Dimmick a had a very close Call and is entirely shut 111 by huge ice masses which reach to tin second Story. All about this Point the water stood on the first floor of the houses 4l_. Feet j a p. Which represents a depth from the level of the Street of at least eight feet. One end of Hugh Bursell a Bam is staved in. At the lower end of Tho Borough the scene baffles description. From in front of Burgess Purselle a residence Down along the River resting against the very front of the houses ethic ii stand Hack a Hundred feet or More from the Riv a Bank there is a Deposit of ice made up of masses Many Over five foot thick. Those who suffered Tho most at this Point wore Henry Kavanaugh Jacob Stewart Harrison Sii Utt mrs. S. C. Is totally lost. It ii the foundry however w h. To the ruin i most Cou Piete. Tie moulders Over seventy in 11 Miber had in t completed their Days work when the water her r upon tie in. The Scute presented in that Dej Arment yesterday morning was one Well Calculi it d to discourage the stoutest heart. Mixed with Tho Saud was a d. Pasit of so t mud which Clung to t to flasks and patterns while the Pine was so Damp Atid uncomfortable As to by unfit to loiter in. It is Here that As great a loss As any will to sustained As u t Only Are the Workman s tools All carried away but tie Pitters Are rain Al and the floors washed. It May be several weeks before it will be dry enough in the foundry to get inv floors in shape Aud to 10 mine won. Tho condition of affair s in this depart meet must cause great loss of time which will be very us fortunate for the coins buy at present As Nauy Large shipments Are booked. A oar Load of stoves was to have been sent away yesterday. The entire Stock of flasks Many thousands in number stored in Tho Yard East of the stove work wore swept away by the flood. A thousand or More were scattered Over John r Bennett s Fields but by far the bulk was carried Down the d. Ii. Amp w. Track aug a deposited of the crossing at Railroad Street Early blocking the Eutrace to Tho clock factory. Another was deposited of the grounds 4 the Dauville rolling Mill company while others were carried Down to Tho lower end of town. A Large Force of men Wero employee i thursday in gathering up the flasks Aud the d. L. Amp w. Pusher Aud a car were employed in hauling them Back to the works. It will be several Day before they will All be got Back to the Yard Aud Many will never be recovered. It will be several Days before there will to any traffic on the d. L. Amp a. Railroad. Tie Road is blocked As perhaps never before in history. Tho obstructions upon the track in this City alone Are a Mufti Lieut to hold up trains for Days. The Railroad at Mahoning Creek h completely torn up. One of Tho rails Valon a with the heavy girder supporting it is lifted three feet and held i 1 that position by Railroad ties Aud other Timber which were rammed underneath he i lie Force of the flood. To e track now hangs at a in clue of 25 degrees. All along the course heavy ice cakes lie upon Tho tracks but i it tween the station and Railroad treet that Tho scent discounts any thing Ever seen Befort. Many of the ice masses Here Are a seen on the River bar Large As any attesting the of the current i Halo and George Gross. There was i three feet of water in each of these depth Aud velocity i dwelling while not Ono escaped in which swept Down to. Railroad. The a jury. At Kava Nugh san immense ice. Ako was deposited against the front door and Tho Back porch was lifted a trom foundation at Harrison 1 Shutts the porch was wrecked and at George Gross a cot nor of the House was knocked in. Just outside of John Marshall s House out Iio arc there a ice Eaks solid and Clear which measures <5 feet a inches through. Nearby is another huge mass 25 feet Square Wlinich measures g Foat 7 inches �11 thickness. At the Atlantic refi Uin where Flowers Are Blooming. A. R. Rhodes returned to this City last evening after a several months sojourn in Natchez miss. By taking the trip when he did or. Rhodes escaped altogether our remark Abl a old fashioned a Winter which formed an experience pleasant or otherwise which will linger in the inem now that a ceaseless agitation is try of his Northern friends As Long of As to what is commonly referred to they live. While the people of this As a eth Quot divorce a ill a question in the latitude Weie shivering among the ice United state it is interesting to packs or. Rhodes has been reveling 1 a or 1� so net Hirw of the Divor a system amid the delights of a Southern win comp my the loss May reach $1000. In the office the water reached to tie ceiling. Two Hundred empty barrels valued at $1 a piece were carried off. One of the entire track is covered and at Many places the big takes lie on top of each other. Tie Coal House Lii h stood cast of the station was Carric. Down the track nearly As far As can Racli Street Aud Over against it a Tel graph pole. At Church Street the wat a was at least seven feet deep on the track. Time freight cars which stood on the siding cast of Tho Cross aug were carried Down the track Tully two Hundred feet and 0110 of them was upset. The turntable was lifted out of socket and carried fully one Hundred feet where it was deposited plump on the Railroad Street crossing. Tit turntable at that Point acted As a harrier which held up the. To from tie stove works Aud much hire tasks contain our 600 a Allous of a f w�i�1 a up Torch Oil was moved Oil foundations which caused the connection to break As a result of which the entire contents were lost. Tho double doors of Tho Ware ii ouse were broken in and much other damage Doue. Tho Danville stove amp m an fact 11 ring company has sustained a heavy loss it is too Early to reach a reliable estimate. But it will amount to several thousand dollars. There is not a department of the works but what has been affected and will to crippled for weeks to come. Great pains had been taken to prepare for a flood. All tin stoves bad been removed from the list floor of the warehouse Aud the plate raised to what was considered a Saf height. _ Bui Tho flood broke All precedent and in Tho warehouse Rose to a height of 5 feet 8 Inch a. As a Cousey Nesco it caught hundreds of tons of plate As Well As Nick led parts of the stoves which were stored away ready for mounting. All the plate will have to lie remit led and the pickled work done around the clo Culous mass. K factory in a prompts where s have b Euly my in a iv1 i t ii 34 years Only Tiff granted the reran Quot of two Dison period 700,? Graut i i tiie Quot Nai k Ibi Large pm i the cellars were flooded Early in the -1 with a slow Aud uniform motion the j u year. Ter which is Spring time Here. When he left n morning tin the 85 degrees. The Robins and tin Blueth remarkably Large Birds were singing Flowers were of More Thau 20,000 divorces a loom and Garden truck was growing knee High. Something Akin to Chez last Sun Lav Rometer registered pumping out the water. It was impossible to hold school ill the second Ward building yesterday owing to the flood which left the cel -1 in filled with water. The Borough fire engine was brought into requisition yesterday to pump nut the water so that thu fires could be started Atid the building dried out. Caused much Dania e. A Bre to in the water Ping at Tho Corn r of Mill and Center Street caused much annoyance during tie Tully fire yesterday aft Moon. If was Impo Sibl to shot the water off and Tho Hose had to he a Rachel the water pouring into the Street. It was necessary to shut the water off at the water works for a Short time in order to repair the damage. Installed fire extinguisher. Stempel fire extinguisher has the Danville Post Over. The mounting room was full of been installed in stoves just completed and ready for office. This is indeed a Wise move ruined shipping All of which Are stoves Ami will have to be torn Down an 1 the plate r milled. Tii Nickeline department is i a deplorable shape. The Van to Dynamo it is believed is ruined Ami the Nickeline solution which represents great value As there u no Placo where so much valuable matter is exposed. A sudden Biz a might to quickly extinguished with is. A a device As the Stem Pel. Which if p Mitt �?~1 to gain even a i Iii 1 headway might d stroy a of mail matter. The ice go be has Jav oved out ice still intact at by. Mosburg but River fall g. Advices from up the River would seem to indicate tha the worst is Over. Thu Ico has my red from Rupert Down. George Lueil Der of this City was up As far it is tic an Menuau farm an 1 was an Eye wit 333 of the breaking up of the Gorge t that Point. The ice coming do in made appearance at Dative la about 11 of clock and was heralded by tie blowing of the whistle at the water works. A Large crowd rushed it the River expecting to see the two Road aiming spans of the River Bridge go. It they were disappointed As not withstanding tie fierce assault of the cd they held their own. Last evening the i e was still intact at Bloomsburg but the River was falling rapidly. The Mast Bloomsburg Bridge promises to survive the seasons floods although it h d a close Call. Two of the spans arc moved Over two feet on the piers a id raised nearly three feet while the piers Are badly damaged. Catawi5sa Bridge carried away tie new Iron Bridge at Catawissa which was affected by lie january flood was carried away yesterday. Two spans wore taken at 3 of clock in the Afie Noou and the remaining three spans were swept away at 9 o clock. Tie trestle us of the Pennsylvania Railroad at Catawissa built As a temporary Structure to replace tie Bridge destroyed last summer was also carried away along with four heavily loaded cars placed upon it to hold it Down. At Bloomsburg the River attained the height of 3 it feet which was five feet higher Thau Dor no the january food. A Largo portion of the town was submerged fully 400 families being affected. The Bridge however remains intact. All the industries of the town have been obliged to shut Down. At 13 of clock. Last right the ii Vrr was falling . Tullys Motel damaged by fire Interior of building i fire and Thomas tally s or Street was totally t water yesterday at ,which is in. Been flood 1 of Vvs by five sect of Watt thu place pumped a a aug and a fire draught was kept o of clock the l Itter Niue on Clio third lip near fhe Chimney a the Hute stands ? tin rental Hose Juns Long before the w it the lire a haul a Large Purl Ion of the torn away before the effective work. Tin building which Peter Tica was i water and Tho in til it at the Blaze. To. By insurance. Or. It effects in totally not a room escaped aug bring Complete Tull carried no Insi a idly damaged by Vater. Of on North Mill coed by lips a id a noon. The r Sie basement had a Day with Henr Sikir Tully had yesterday mom unit. A Strong and about three d a the plaster of the building Glit tire. It i i the Coo am it was not was turned on. Us to fight and a Root had to to firemen could do i3 owned by mrs by damaged by a aug necessary to is loss is covered ally a household Vinod by water he whole build a flooded. Or. Ranee. On bord a letter from or. La itaster to funds in Danville. We Are making Renly to Start with 800 delegates. Liei a is great exe foment and confusion incident to getting ready. Everybody seems to be in Good health and spirits. The boat is i magnificent Oue. The Lay is delightful. Best wishes to Danville friends. Will write More later. The lord to with All friends daring these separation. Truly we. D. Laumaster Gen. Sec. Lost no Bridges. County commissioner c. W. Cook yesterday stated that so far As he was Able to learn Montour county had not sustained the of a single Bridge by mondays flood. Every Stream was unusually High but the Bridges maintained their supremacy. This is All the More remarkable considering the us tailed by Neif in orig counts a rough High water. Theodore Hagenau i of Lime ring sent sunday with Danville friends

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