Page 1 of 18 Mar 1909 Issue of Danville Montour American in Danville, Pennsylvania

See the full image with a free trial.

Start for Free

Read an issue on 18 Mar 1909 in Danville, Pennsylvania and find what was happening, who was there, and other important and exciting news from the times. You can also check out other issues in The Danville Montour American.

Browse Danville Montour American
  • danville-montour-american page 1 Press tab to continue slide or press d key to skip
    Page 1
  • danville-montour-american page 2 Press tab to continue slide or press d key to skip
    Page 2
  • danville-montour-american page 3 Press tab to continue slide or press d key to skip
    Page 3
  • danville-montour-american page 4 Press tab to continue slide or press d key to skip
    Page 4

How to Find What You Are Looking for on This Page

We use Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology to make the text on a newspaper image searchable. Below is the OCR data for 18 Mar 1909 Danville Montour American in Danville, Pennsylvania. Because of the nature of the OCR technology, sometimes the language can appear to be nonsensical. The best way to see what’s on the page is to view the newspaper page.

Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - March 18, 1909, Danville, PennsylvaniaMenean vol. 55�?no 11danville pa., thursday. March 18, 1909 established in 1855 or. Irving h. Jennings. Dkn11st. Office hours a. X. To i x. 104 my St., 1 1\ x. To 4 p. X. Danville a. To full Ltd m. 425 Mill St., Danville a. Diseases of the stomach and intestines a special items condensed. The state Normal school at blooms Brug. Pm. Will open for the Spring term on monday March 29th, 1909. The laboratories Library and gymnasium the new Halls of the literary societies and the Model school Aie pleasing to All Earnest students. For further information address d. .1. Waller or. Principal. The chief of police in Harrisburg has placed a ban on the Maxim gun Silencer so far As that City is concerned. The Borough lockup at of Oatsville must be a Lively place. One of the policemen the other night caught forty rats in the building. After Many people have died and still More have been ill from typhoid fever the Waters of Cedar and Haas greeks in Lehigh county Are to be an Al Zed. A Pottstown Octove Tarlau who has been following up the a goos Ebone a weather predictions declares that april will be a colder Mouth than March this year. The show is so deep on some of the country roads in Chester county that the supervisors have forces of men engaged in shovelling the drifts open so that travel May be resumed. Sharon Borough has a Law suit on its bands. It has been sued by t me Gavin for $5,000 damages for injuries sustained when dirt caved in on him while he was working in a ditch. The Punxsutawney chamber of Commerce is busily engaged in the Endeavor to raise $35,000, an amount which it is said will be the Means of bringing to that town a $150.000 silk Mill Plant. Tiie Geu Cral store of Daniel Weiss at Easton is apparently a Mark for the burglar. The other night it was robbed of goods valued at $150, making the second robbery this Winter and the eighth altogether. Being without funds the result it is said of be Neudorf a tobacco agent slashed his Throat wit i a razor in the stables of the Felton hotel. York and the chances for his recovery Are slight. Several weeks ago Thomas Mcwilliams aged 80 years slipped and fell on an icy sidewalk in new Castle and was taken to the Hospital for treatment. He died in that institution on thursday As a result of the injuries. While Ira w. Stratton of Reading was critically ill the newspapers of the Metropolis of Berks county published obituary notices of him. He Didus to die however and Hab just won the endorsement of the Republican caucus for president of select Council. Just How far the notices helped in attaining Titis object is not stated but they evidently aided some. Salem reformed congregation at arranging to erect a new Church edifice at a Cost of f75,000. James Riser of Reading was fined 10 on saturday for having a Robin in his Possession Warden John Bungard of the Fayette county jail is on trial this week at Uniontown charged with furnishing liquor to prisoners and on sunday. The congregation of Trinity lutheran Church Sunbury burned the last mortgage which stood recorded against their Beautiful House of worship lat sunday night. The school Board of Meadville has also Goue into the business of making school codes and submits its Effort to legislators and with a great Deal of Confidence. Pennsylvanians Aro invited by the Toivio association to take renewed interest in the vital question of Forest preservation. Several important measures Are before the legislature. The directors of the poor of Northampton county received last year 24,-737.18 and expended $-2�?T,\ 189.08. They paid for ont door Relief $3,�61.60. The population in 1900 was 90,�87. Judge Schuylkill county recently directed that two Young convicts who had been detected in the act of breaking jail should be sent to the Eastern a Penitentiary to serve the rest of the term. But the mothers of the convicts got after the judge and be agreed that they should remain in the county prison. Yielding in the March of improvement in Jerkin town Montgomery county an old tree under the Shade of which it is declared general Washington tied his famous White horse has been Cut Down and dragged away. A session of court was held in the grand jury room of saturday morning with his Honor judge Evans and associates Blee and welliver on the Bench. The session lasted about two hours. The License for the wholesale liquor store at no. 311 Mill Street was transferred from Henry Nogal to David Steiner of Freeland a Samuel Hazleton former Burgess George h. Hartman Harry j Rheinsmith and Joseph Steiner of Freeland testified before court As to a the Good character and the temperate habits of the Petitioner. Their testimony was supplemented by a certificate in support of the applicant signed by a Large number of citizens of free Laud. Or. Steiner the new Licensee will assume charge next week. Tax receiver contest. A petition was received from Alonzo Mauser representing that he is a resident and duly qualified elector of too pc township Montour county that at the municipal election held in Cooper township tuesday february 20, 1906, Alfred Blecher and o. D. Garrison were rival candidates for the of lace of receiver of taxes and that a tie vote was cast for said candidates that tie court of february 26, 1906, appointed Alfred Blecher to ill said 1 vacancy caused by said tie vote that the said Alfred Blecher was a candid j ate for said Tolice of tax receiver at the next ensuing municipal election on february 19, 1907, Aud received a majority of votes cast for said office that said Alfred Bleyher and the pet Ziouer were rival candidates at the recent municipal election held in said Cooper township of tuesday february 16. 1909, for the office of receiver of taxes and the Petitioner received a majority of votes cast for said Tolice that the Petitioner holds his certificate of election properly signed by the legally and duly qualified election Board for said township said certificate bearing the Date february 16, 1909 that the court of the 27tli Day of february j909, approved the Bond of Alfred Bleyher As receiver of taxes for said Cooper township for the year 1909. The Petitioner is advised and believes that lie a a legally entitled to serve As receiver of taxes for said Cooper township for three years next ensuing Aud that the Bond of said Alfred Blecher was inadvertently approved by the hour Abl court. The Petitioner therefore having secured a Bond with two reputable freeholders of Cooper township As sureties prays the honorable court to Grant a Rule to show cause Why the approval of the Bond of said Alfred Blecher should not be set aside and withdrawn and the Bond of the Petitioner approved. The court Grants Rule. And now March 13, 1909, the within petition having been read Aud after due consideration the court Grants a Rule on Alfred Blecher to show cause Why Tho approval of hie Bond As tax receiver for Cooper township Montour county pa., should not be set aside and withdrawn and the Bond of Alonzo Mauser approved. Rule returnable March 20, 1909. By order court Charles o. Evans p. J. George m. Albeck released. George m. Albeck guilty of assault Aua Battery who on january 22, 1909, was sentenced to jail until costs were paid was released by the order of court on saturday. A petition was presented by the county commission ers representing that neither the costs of prosecution nor the Fine has been paid by Albeck Aud that in the opinion of the said county commissioners he is unable to or to make restoration. They therefore prayed that he be released. An order to that effect was accordingly made by judge Evans. If. Snyder buys hotel Lee. Irvin f. Snyder of Bloomsburg. Formerly proprietor of the City hotel this City has completed the Deal for Tho Purchase of the hotel Lee from Thomas b. Brittain. Possession will be Given As soon As the terms of the lease can be completed Aud the Transfer of the liquor License secured. Hotel Lee is situated of main Street. Bloomsburg near the Bloomsburg amp Sullivan tracks. To pension guards widow. A Bill Lias been introduced in the House by or. Neusinger Franklin to to Sadie Biggs widow of Lewis Biggs a pension of $8 a Mouth. The Man was a member of the Chambers Burg company of the eighth regiment who died from us Metroke at the mount Gretna Encampment some years ago. Mrs. Hannah o. Russell an aged resident and a representative of the oldest Aud most distinguished family of this Section died at her Home in the Montgomery mansion at 11 15 of clock Friday night after a protracted illness due to the infirmities of advanced a a the deceased in addition to living in the oldest House la Danville had the distinction of being the granddaughter of general William Montgomery who came to this Section from Chester county about 1774 and purchased of the Penns Tho present site of Danville. How this tract first known a a Mahoning settlement a Aud a a Montgomery a in 792 was Laid out in town lots by general Daniel Montgomery son Quot of William Montgomery in whose Honor the town was named ate All matters of local history. General William Montgomery who a prominent actor in the revolutionary War. Later he was a representative in Congress Aud president judge of the courts of Northumberland county. He died in 1816. The deceased was the Only surviving grandchild of this noted Pioneer of civilization. Mrs. Russell was the daughter of Alexander Montgomery the youngest Sou of general William Montgomery who was Horn and died in the Stone mansion built by general Montgomery at the Corner of Bloom and Mill rather in a leg House which a9 a Wing in the rear still forms a part of the building. The original log Structure was built prior to 1777 the Stone portion was added in 1792. Mrs. Rosht-11 was born August 23, 1814, in a log House just below the present site of the Brick residence on Northumberland Street owned by the Reading Iron company. And occupied by superintendent h. T. Hecht. The Brick residence was built by Alexander Montgomery. As soon As it was completed he removed his family from the humbler dwelling into the new Oue. In the Brick House the Doo eased was married to Andrew f. Russell Esq. After marriage the deceased wit i her husband removed to Davenport Iowa. The family later returned to Danville. Or. Russell died in 1886, but mrs. Russell continuously resided in the old Homestead from the year 1856, the Date of their return East until her death. The deceased was a most remarkable woman a pleasing and gracious personality. Notwithstanding her very advanced age she retained her faculties to a wonderful degree. She never lost her interest in the every Day affairs of life site was in sympathy with the Young and her society was especially sought by children who along with older people found Delight in her reminiscences Aud companion Able manners. Her illness was of five weeks duration the deceased is survived by two sons William m. Russell of this City and Alexander m. Russell of St. Louis to also three daughters Jaue a. Aunie c. And Helen m. tax four Mills the county commissioners held a regular meeting saturday with George w. Miles George r. Sechler and John Coleman present. On motion the rate of county tax was fixed at 4 Mills the same As last year. The matter of decorating the court House for the Odd Fellows anniversary was duly discussed when on motion it was ordered that the court House be decorated so As to conform with tiie other Public buildings of the town. The contract was Giyen to the w. W. Stoddard company which has been awarded the contract for decorating by the Odd Fellows committee. The assessors will be give their books about March 31st to the end that they May be Able to begin their work about april 1st. The sunday school workers of this pity attended the fourth annual Institute of the sunday schools of Danville held in the Pine Street lutheran of Huron monday eve. The session opened with a hymn. The Keystone double male Quartetti then rendered a selection following which Rev. U. D. Lerch county president read a Selea Tiou from the oth chapter of ephesians. Prof. Owens address. After a prayer by Rev. L. W. Walter and another selection by the double Quartetti president do Offenbacher introduced t e speak r of the evening prof. W. G. Owens of Bucknell University who gave an interesting talk on the a importance of teacher he paid that out of every three pupils entering the sunday school two go out. Only one entering the Church. Prof. Owens claimed that the key to the situation is the proper training of the teacher that the time when willingness was the ouly qualification looked for in a teacher is past. Unless the teacher is properly trained she Caus of Hope to hold the attention of the Pupil and without this no Good can come. He advanced the theory that the teacher should study the Bidie not alone in its spiritual but also in its physical sense. Thai a knowledge of biblical geography Aud history is really necessary in order Itiat a connected View of a subject in a lesson May be presented to a Pupil in a Way to do the most Good. Too much attention is Given to making the pupils fit the lesson rather than making Tho lesson fit the pupils. The teacher should study the Pupil put the question in a manner that will open up the Way for the most intelligent answers and have the lesson so Well prepared that any question asked May be properly answered. Every school should have a teachers training class to prepare teachers for future use. A Dores by or Lowe. Or. Owens was followed by i. Myron i. Lowe vice president of the state sunday school association who took As his subject a a Sukdav school tactics a a a thorough belief in the efficiency of the sunday school is necessary said or. Lowe for its Success. Pennsylvania is in the Lead in the sunday school work largely because of the Quality of the men who Are at the head of the movement. Or. Lowe took occasion to a tribute to John Wanamaker who is Foremost in the sunday school work of the state. No one it a appreciate the beauties of the work unless they Are in it and have All their energies directed to its advancement. And Tho Field for the sunday school worker is Large. At present there Are about eighteen million Young people under Tho age of Twenty outside of tiie sunday school. Or. Lowe placed the blame for this great number of the Lack of teacher training and the non attendance at sunday school by Church members. The adult Bible class is doing a great Deal toward heightening the Lute rest in sunday school work Aud starting into action the latent Energy that now exists in the sunday school Aud Church. Miss Martha Robi Sou a sunday school worker of Bloomsburg made a few remarks urging that the Montour Donn to association exert itself to secure a position la the frontline of the counties where sunday school work is being advanced. After the addresses a Short business session was held. In i Peter Dietrich charged with shooting James a. Jones who was found guilty of voluntary manslaughter in Wilkes Barre last september was sentenced by judge Lynli monday morning to undergo imprisonment for one year in the Luzerne county jail. This sentence following the fourth trial of Dietrich for the killing of James a. Jones in this City it is generally believed will bring this noted Case to a close. The seut Euce is not regarded As severe enough to bring out an Appeal. Embracing the time spent awaiting trial along with the time served in the Pei tertiary Dietrich Lias already spent Over three years in prison. The shooting took place february 13. 1906. The first trial which was a mistrial occurred on May 28th following. In the interim Dietrich was con lined in Tho county prison. The second trial took place in september 1906. The verdict was murder in the second degree with a recommendation for Merer. Tiie sentence of the court was that Dietrich undergo a imprisonment in the Eastern Penitentiary for fifteen years. The cafe was appealed the Appeal being allowed As a supersedes. The supreme court reversed the lower court Aud remanded the Case for trial. The third trial began june 8, 1907. Tiie verdict As in the preceding trial was murder in the second degree. Dietrich was sentenced to 14 years in the Eastern Penitentiary. The defense again appealed tiie Case but the Appeal was not made a supersedes and Dietrich was removed to the Penitentiary. Meanwhile the supreme court again reversed the lower court and remanded the Case for trial. Accordingly last Spring Dietrich was brought Back to Danville Aud placed in the county jail. The court was petitioned for a change of venue which was granted. The Case was taken to the Luzerne county court Ami tried at Wilkes Barre last september. A verdict of voluntary manslaughter was returned. A new trial was applied for and refused. During january 1907, Dietrich was out on bail for a couple of weeks. With the exception of this Brief period he has been in prison Ever since the shooting. The years sentence jus Pira posed extends tiie total time spent in Durance to Over four years. event at St. Josephus one year ago yesterday tiie Rev. Father Rector of St. Josephus Natl ionic Church Titis City web consigned to the grave at St. Josephus this state near his boyhood Home. The anniversary of the sad event yesterday morning was observed in the Catholic Church at this Placo by solemn requiem mass celebrated by the Rector the Rev. Fatties ecu aug. A Large congregation was present. Times changes. The Captain waa receiving the new middy. A Well boy the old Story i supposed fool of the family sent to sea a a ooh no sir a piped the boy Quot that Sall altered since your news. Bought a barn. Harry Evans of frosty Valley has purchased the barn on the Straub farm Bloomsburg and is moving it to his farm Wiere it will be erected to take the place of his barn which was recently consumed by fire. Mis. George w. Roa Tanders. T. J. Swank spent yesterday with mrs. Lewis Chestnut Lewisburg. Mrs. Harry Fields of this City and mrs. P. J. Berger of Softli Danville visited friends in Sunbury yesterday. Edward Edmondson transacted business in Williamsport yesterday. Mrs. M. Morave Walnut Street Lias returned after a visit wit i her daughter mrs. Anna Bastia Sunbury. Miss Mary Grimm of Strawberry Ridge was a Danville visitor yesterday. Walter Vauban. Of Softli Danville left yesterday for a visit with friends in Harrisburg. Nescopeck signs fifteen. Manager Patterson of the Nescopeck Susquehanna league team has signed up 15 men and states the team will be found in the running when the season opens. The players signed up include Fowler r. Shipe Rem Ley g. Splain h. Shipe Hile Smith Gilbert Lawrence Derr bussed splain Veorie Moyer and Patterson. Work will be started thursday on getting the Diamond in shape for this resisting health officer one of tiie first arrests made in this Section under the act of april 27,1905, took place of monday when Jacob Degreen of Derry township was arraigned before Justice of tiie peace Oglesby to answer the charge of resisting Aud interfering with an officer of the state Board of health while in the performance of hie duty. The information which was lodged before the Justice by a. A. Sweitzer health officer of Derry township alleged that a Case of whooping cough broke out in the family of the defendant Jacob Doreen Aud that on february 6th, when the health officer proceeded to placard the House As required by Law. The defendant refused to permit him to do so and As a result the House was not placarded. The health officer reported the mat ter to the state Board of health which body proceeded at oboe to enforce the act of Assembly. Of monday Louis Jaquette Palmer. Esq., of the instance of the state Board of health came to Danville to Confer with Hon. R. S. Ammerman with reference to the cabe. Degreene a arrest followed As a sequence. The warrant was served by Constable William e. Young monday afternoon. Degreen put in a appearance monday evening but waived a hearing entering bail in two Hundred dollars for his appearance at court. Section 16th of the act of april 27, 1905, provides that every person who violates any order or regulation of the state department of health or who resists or interferes with any officer or agent thereof in the performance of his duties shall be deemed guilty of a Misdemeanour and shall upon conviction thereof be punished by a Fine of not More than one Hundred dollars or by imprisonment not exceeding Oue month or Bot i at the discretion of tiie court. As indicated by tiie arrest just made the state department of health is determined to enforce the act in All cases. Mrs. Samantha Jameson an old resident and a representative of a prominent Pioneer family died suddenly at her Home West Mahoning Street at a Early hour tuesday morning. Had mrs. Jameson survived until next sunday she would have been eighty seven years of age. All arrangements bad been made to celebrate her birthday anniversary with a supper on saturday evening. Mrs. Jameson was a most remarkable woman. She combined wit i a Strong mentality a vigorous Aud robust Constitution which seemed to defy tie debilitating effect of advancing years. Until the very last she was in tiie full Possession of her faculties and retained her interest in tiie affairs of life. Her Lieut i was remarkably Good for a person of her years. A lieu she retired monday evening site seemed As Well As usual and was in remarkably Good spirits. About 1 30 a. M. She was take ill and at 4 a. In. She quietly passed away death being due solely to advanced age. The deceased was the granddaughter of Captain Jacob Gearhart one of tiie pioneers of the South Side Aud a Soldier to the a evolutionary War who was Oue of the two officers detailed to take charge of the transports when the american army under Washington was rowed across the Delaware on that memorable night in the Winter of 1777. In 1780, with his wife and ter children Captain Jacob Gearhart removed from new Jersey to Northumberland county purchasing 1500 acres of land on the South Side of tiie River embracing tiie present Gearhart Homestead on the Sunbury Road. Charles Gearhart the father of mrs. Jameson the deceased was the youngest son of Captain Jacob Gearhart. He was a Soldier in tiie War of 1812. Arthur Gearhart a brother of the deceased served As a Soldier All through tiie mexican War Aud also through the civil War. Eur listing first when he was but Fly teen years of age. In this connection it is proper to note that Thomas Jameson grandson of tiie deceased served in the Spanish american War mrs. Jameson was born in Northumberland county but lived in Danville for Over sixty years. She was tiie widow of Titomas Jameson who died about forty five years ago. The deceased is survived by two soup. C. A. Jameson and Frank Jameson of Danville and Oue daughter. Miss Helen Jameson of Berwick who at the time of Iier mothers death was in Florida. Tiie funeral will be held Friday at 2 p. A. From the late residence. Inter meet will take place in it. Verron cemetery. I it of pit the decorators at the court House Are making Excel Lent Progress. The preliminary work is Well under Way and today tiie first coat of paint will be applied. Four decorators Are employed. Two More will be added in a few Days. The scaffolding of the court room was completed monday. The first work undertaken was the repairing of the ceiling which was Given Over into the hands of Boyer Ero there the Well known plasterers. Fortunately the ceiling was found to he in better condition than was expected. Only at a few spots the plastering was found defective and had to be removed. The places were All repla6tercd Aud the ceiling in its entirety is now As Good As new. Up to the present the decorator have been Busy going Over the plastered surface looking for the least crack or blemish in the last or outer coat of paint forming the former decoration. Whenever it has been found necessary to close these Long hairline fissures plaster of Paris has been applied and the resultant Long irregular lines of White that Zigzag Over the surface crossing and re crossing each other Bear witness to the enormous amount of work involved in fixing up the ceiling and tiie upper portion of the Walls. Four Coats in All will be applied. Work on the first coat will begin to Day on the first coat the decorations will be Laid out. It will require Over a Mouth to Complete the an the alaskans Odd Fellows Lodge Roy is Friday evening Rev. J. W. Kirk will give in the y. M. C. A. Hall a lecture on Alaska and the alaskans illustrated with the Ster Optican. The slides to be used Over seventy in number Are Many of them Beauty Tulip coloured and comprise views of scenery about Cape Nome and the Yukon the famous Chilcoot pass the Muir Glacier Aud other places or interest. The life of the Esqui Maux their Homes dress occupations and modes of travel Are All graphically portrayed. The Homes of the Cliff dwellers the ouly remnant of this primitive people Are also shown. Or. Kirk a intimate knowledge of this interesting country Aud people gained by a residence of Over seven years places him in a position to give a most Aud instructive lecture. No admission will be charged but a Silver offering will by taken to the exp me of slides eight. A cordial invitation is extended to All except Clil Dren under 15, for whom a special Ltd Ture with the same lid. S will he give lat Ltd. The lecture will begin promptly at s of lock. The improvements in tiie Odd Fel lows rooms pity Hall Are completed Aud nothing now remains but to Lay the new carpet when the rooms will show up in a manner that will make them hardly recognizable and in Point of elegance will surpass nearly every other Lodge room of the order in this Section. Among the improvements installed is a new floor in the Lodge room. In ail the rooms tiie Woodwork was repainted. The Lodge room alone was re papered. The painting Aud papering was done by Emerson Adams. The stairs the hallway and Ante rooms were papered quite recently Aud All they needed was repainting to cause them to show up in excellent style. It is in the Lodge room however that the Etian ged appearance bursts upon Oue like a revelation. Never has the paper hangers Art been employed to better advantage. Beautiful designs adapted to the size Aud use of the room Rich harmonious colors with excellent workmanship All Combine to produce a matchless effect. A stylish new carpet procured through j. K. Cleaver to he Laid in a Day or so will enhance the general effect. Among other improvements installed in tiie rooms Are Gas and electric Light fixtures of ornamental design. At a meeting of the Borough Council Friday night the committee will report on the painting of pity Hall on the outside. It is ii oped that the report will be favourable and that you Oil will decide to authorize the painting of the brickwork otherwise the big building on the exterior will not conform with the Interior. Useless luxury. A sick peasant motions feebly to Bis wife to approach his bedside and whip Pera painfully a i think my dear 1 could fancy a Little a my dear what do you want of Broth has t the doctor just Given you up a Oliver formally elected senator Harrisburg. March 17. The two houses of the Pennsylvania legislature voted separately for United states senator yesterday afternoon. George t. Oliver, Pitts Borg receiving a majority in each House to fill the unexpired term of Philander o. Knox who resigned March 4, to become Secretary of state in president Taft i Cabinet state senator Webster grim of Doylestown. Received the democratic vote. In the Renate the vote web Oliver. 37 grim 8 Nathaniel Ewing 1. Absent or not voting i or. Sci partner. Of Lawrence voted for sex judge Ewing. In the House. Oliver got 164 and grim 31. With 12 absentees. The two houses met in joint session today and after comparing journals or. Oliver was formally declared elected. Or. Oliver will serve until March 4. 1911.challenges pastor to fist fight George Beemish a citizen of Lackawanna county is in trouble because he is charged with having sworn falsely to the Ages of two children employed in a Scranton silk Mill. York is suffering from a natural ice famine at the present moment and fears the worst for the grilling August Days. Allentown a. March 17. H. Sine Rice editor of the Siegfried Independent Lias challenged the Rev. J. G. Rupp pastor of a reformed Church in the same Borough to a fist fight. Some Days ago or. Rice stated that of 231 Sigua Turer on License petitions thirty seven were those of members of or. Rupp s congregation Aud remarked the suppression of evils should be Gin in Church. Then Rice alleges he was told that the preacher said he would give $10 to the Man who would thrash the editor. Rice a reply was this Challenge a i suggest that Yon Aud i engage in a Fristic encounter to a finish Marquis of Queensberry rules in the basement of your edifice and charge admission. The $10 you might be Able to earn yourself and put into the Church trea the townspeople Are urging the past or to accept. A

Search All Newspapers in Danville, Pennsylvania

Advanced Search

Search Courier

Search the Danville Montour American Today with a Free Trial

We want people to find what they are looking for at NewspaperArchive. We are confident that we have the newspapers that will increase the value of your family history or other historical research. With our 7-day free trial, you can view the documents you find for free.

Not Finding What You Were Looking for on This Page of The Danville Montour American?

People find the most success using advanced search. Try plugging in keywords, names, dates, and locations, and get matched with results from the entire collection of newspapers at NewspaperArchive!

Looking Courier

Browse Newspapers

You can also successfully find newspapers by these browse options. Explore our archives on your own!

By Location

By Location

Browse by location and discover newspapers from all across the world.

Browse by Location
By Date

By Date

Browse by date and find publications for a specific day or era.

Browse by Date
By Publication

By Publication

Browse old newspaper publications to find specific newspapers.

Browse by Publication
By Collection

By Collection

Browse our newspaper collections to learn about historical topics.

Browse by Collection