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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - March 21, 1901, Danville, PennsylvaniaHome paper a for Iii hone the circulation of this paper is increasing rapidly. It will you to advertise in the american. Subscription $1pek yes Luj or. Sikying h. Jennings dentist. Office Uura 9 a. At. To 12 m. 1 p. At. To 4 p. At. 104 Mill St., Danville. A. Q Shultz m. D. 425 Mill St., Danville a. Diseases of the stomach and intestines a specially w. Angle dentist office 218 Mill Street. Teeth extracted without pain. Crown and i Ridge work h specially. Equipped with the latest and most improved instruments and prepared to execute the most difficult work. Or. C. H. Reynolds formerly of Catawissa. A a a Niia 2/> office opposite Boston store Danville a dentistry in All its branches charge moderate and All work guaranteed established 189. The first Day of Spring. Spring fever is contagious. Easter Flowers Are an Sale. Shade Trees Are being trimmed. Soda water fountains Art in operation. Sweet peas should be planned Early in april. Small dwellings Are still in demand in this City. Base Ball will soon be the popular Gante among the Hoys. The drayman Are preparing for several Days of unusually hard work. Charles b. Nuss is ill at his Home in South Danville. All kinds of merchandise stocks bought for Cash. A. , in a. New planks Are being Laid on the Mill Street canal Bridge. The court House was the gathering place of Many yesterday. He ice is gradually disappearing from the River Banks. Soon the toothsome Shad will be reduced in Price. D. H. Burt formerly in charge of the grand Union Tea store in this City who for the past few years has been residing at Carbondale has purchased a Home in West Philadelphia and will remove his family to that City in the Pear future. The supervisors on the Pennsylvania Railroad Ara now making their Spring inspections of the track of their respective divisions. The roadbed and track always needs repairing during the Spring and summer and the Quot bad spots Are now being looked after. The pictures in the window of Browni o it a store painted by miss Sara Justine have been greatly admired. Miss Bertha Vastine of this City who is with the Raymond tourists is now visiting in san Francisco Cal. While Erronte the parly have visited Pasadena san Diego los Angeles Santa crus Monterey and Many other places of interest. Good roads help the Farmers. Montour county ought to study up on this question. It is not Safe to put the Snow shovel in summer quarters. There May be need for it yet. The grading for the new Green Bouses at Castle Grove will be completed this week. A. W. Blecker has moved into his new East front Street Home. The Man who cannot so Peak Well of his town should not speak at All. Danville croakers should heed this. Ascension Day this year Falls on the 16th of May. Thi tront fishing season opens april 15th. Don t let the Spring Robin fool you into preparing an it Ojo bed. Public Sale of 7 carloads of Northern seed and cooking potatoes on Friday. March 29, at Bloomsburg Reading depot saturday March 30, at san Bury Reading depot and tuesday april 2, at South Danville Penn a depot Sale to commence at 1 o clock each Day. Rine amp Seiler. The grand commander of the knights Templar will hold their annual conclave in Reading this year. During three Days May 27, 2m and 29 the sess ions will last. The people of Reading have joined with the templars in arranging for the entertainment of the thousands of visitors who will be attracted to the convention City to witness the interesting events that will in part of the program of exercises. Reading knows How to entertain visitors. Every indication Points to a prosperous year in Danville. Prof. Charles Breon of the state Normal school will be at Thomas music store in Friday from 9 a. In. To 2 p. M. Apy person desiring to take instruction on the violin clarinet or mandolin can make their arrangements at that time. Livery Man c. C. Moyer yesterday Pur. Chased a Shetland puny and a Small two seated Wagon. This turnout will be hired to children Only. All members of Beaver Lodge. No 182 knights of pythias Are requested to be present at to night s meeting. A this country will never be entirely free until it supplies All of its own demands with its own vol. 46-no 12. Danville pa., thursday March 21, 1901. Established in 1855. Flying visit to the exposition newspaper men greatly enjoy the Lackawanna s excursion last week. Two Hundred newspaper men from Pennsylvania new York and new Jersey made up the Lackawanna s editorial excursion to the american exposition in Buffalo last week and it can Well be said that it was one of the most enjoyed pilgrimages Over tendered the press of these three states. From the time the special train of Pullman cars left new York City on Friday to the time it returned sunday afternoon nothing was left undone by the officials of the Lackawanna and of the american exposition to give the newspaper men a pleasant Outing. Une of the features of the trip was the fast run Friday Between new York and Buffalo. With six heavy Pullman cars and 200 people on Board the train covered a distance of More than fifty Miles at a rate of seventy one Miles an hour. The Engineer was William c. Still. Buffalo received the party with open arms. At the Broezel and Genesee hotels where the party was entertained everything was done to make the visit interesting. Mayor Diehl made a court song address of Welcome in the evening at the Elliott club where a smoker was held under the direction of the american concessionaires. The Buffalo press club also assisted in the entertainment of the party at the club. Saturday was a Busy Day for the excursion lists. After breakfasting at the Broezel the party was conveyed to the american grounds where four hours were spent. The party was at All times in a Good humor and seemed to enjoy every minute of the trip. The exterior work of the buildings is practically completed and the Interior is being rushed. Upwards of 3000 men Are now at work on the grounds and the officials Are confident that everything will be in readiness for the opening of the great exposition May 1st. A very effective feature of the buildings is the color scheme. The prevailing color is White and the stucco work is handsomely tinted with various colors. The electric Tower is one of the most admired structures on the grounds and when lighted will it is said eclipse anything of the sort Ever seen in the world. The Tower is 391 feet High. The build Ings Are All Well located and the exposition can be seen with comparative ease. The Midway is sufficiently completed to indicate that it will he one of the attractive features of the great exhibition. After leaving the grounds a number of Public places of inert est were visited. The courtesies of the Star theatre the lyceum and the Teck theatre were extended to the party and a Large number attended both the afternoon and evening performances. A number of Railroad officials As Well As american officials accompanied the party about the City in the afternoon. The social function of the trip occurred on saturday evening when a banquet was Given at the Genesee House. The toastmaster was director general William i. Buchanan of the american exposition. Director Buchanan said that the support Given the american exposition by the railroads and newspapers throughout the country had been unparalleled in the history of expositions in this country and abroad. He urged a continuance of this support and said that with it the Auie Rica exposition would be the greatest event of the kind Ever known. Among the Railroad officials in the party were t. W. Lee d. L. Amp w. General passenger agent h. J. Bell Eastern passenger agent and t. E. Clarke general superintendent. The newspapers represented from Danville were a the morning news and Montour american f. C. Angle the Gem Richard w. Eggert Montour Democrat w. O. Greene. Robbers Burn a freight car a car attached to the night freight train South which passes through this City about 4 o clock a. In., was destroyed by fire tuesday morning under very mysterious circumstances. The car was discovered on fire shortly after leaving this City and was detached from the train near Grovania. Every Effort possible was made by the Crew to extinguish the thames but without Avail. The car was run upon Christian a switch where it was entirely consumed along with its contents which consisted of five barrels of whiskey a Laige Quantity of silverware and other merchandise. It is thought that the car had been previously broken into by some person or persons whose object was robbery that a portion of the contents had been abstracted and the fire started to hide Ali traces of the theft. The matter is being investigated. Death of William a. Voris. Our citizens yesterday were grieved to hear of the death of William a. Voris which occurred about half past three of clock in the afternoon. He had been ill for nine Days. The deceased who was 42 years of age was the son of Elijah c. Voris this City. He was a machinist by occupation employed by Curry amp Vannan a Well informed Man popular with his associates. He is survived by a wife and two children Julia and Benjamin. The funeral will take place Friday at 2 p. M. From the family residence Church Street. Interment in the presbyterian cemetery. Committees announced first Seba iou of the new Council Field Friday night. The new Council of the Borough held its first regular session Friday night. The following members were present Kem Nier Dougherty golds Teilh Jones m. D. L. Sechler Fetterman Vastine Geo. Sechler Laurer Brandt and Gibson. The president announced the appointment of the following committees for the ensuing year finance Goldsmith Vastine and Jones. Street and Bridges Vastine Izirer Jones George Sechler and m. D. L. Sechler. Printing George Sechler Davis and Gibson. Market Goldsmith George Sembler and Dougherty. Water Vastire Brandt and m. D. L. Sembler. Ordinance and police Laurer Brandt and Gibson. Fire Brandt m. D. L. Sechler and Dougherty. Light Fetterman Laurer and Davis. Building Weiterman Dougherty and Jones. Public improvements Jones Brandt and Gibson. Bills and accounts Goldsmith Geo. Sechler and Davis. On motion ofor. Vastine the appoint ments were approved. The Bonds of the Secretary treasurer and Street commissioner were read to Council and approved. Dallas Hammer appeared before Council in behalf of the newly organized Relief association of the fire department asking that the fund of $416.52 for the Relief of disabled firemen in the hands of the Borough treasurer be turned Over to the association. The matter will receive the attention of Council. John Waite chief of the fire department appeared before Council asking for some minor repairs about tie buildings of the Friendship and Continental Hose companies. One line of Hose of the Friendship company he Baid is in a bad condition and should be replaced by new Hose. On motion of or. Jones the matter was referred to the lire committee. Or. Vastine said the Friendship fire company is in need of rubber Coats and he moved that this too should be left in the hands of the fire committee to report at next meeting. Carried. Of motion of m. D. I. Sechler two additional pair of Handcuffs were ordered for the police. Or. Fetterman stated that the merchants Are not satisfied with the provision of the Borough ordinance which permits them to display goods of the sidewalk from to it a. M. To 6 p. In. And that they ask Council to extend the time to a later hour in the evening. No action taken. On motion of or. Vastine the Street commissioner web authorized to sell the scrapings of the Street which makes a Good fertilizer at 50 cents per Load or More if he can obtain it. The following Bills were approved and ordered paid water department. Regular employees. $137.00 Sam. A. Mccoy. 20.00 John l. Russell. 7.43 Charles Bryan. 4 50 Charles Chalfant. 12.00 de. W. Peters com. 10.17 Borough department. Regular employes.$82.50 Street labor. 18.46 William Sechler. 1 00 de. W. Peters com. 10.17 Frank Boyer. 4.50 a. C. Amesbury. 33.33 death of William Lyon. William c. Lyon a widely known resident of Sunbury died on saturday morning last aged 64 years. The deceased was born in freemen in on the River Rhine. In 1850, when 12 years of age he emigrated to America settling at Danville. He remained Here 12 years after which he went to Sunbury. In 1885 he purchased the skating rink at that place and converted it into an opera House acting As manager until the time of his death. He was Complete master of the German French and hebrew languages. He was a careful business Man and amassed considerable property. About a year ago he was taken ill of Brights kidney disease which was the cause of his death. The deceased is survived by a son William. He was a brother of the Lute Saul Lyon and an Uncle of mrs. J. B. Mccoy of this City. Leopold Lyon a brother and mrs. A. Kuntz sister both of Chicago also survive. The funeral took place last monday afternoon at 2 o clock from the residence of j. B. Mccoy on West Marki t Street. The services were conducted by rabbi Adolph Meyer. Interment took place in the jewish cemetery. Death of mrs. Wertman. Mrs. Christiana Wertman a Well known resident of Quitman Mayberry township died at her Home yesterday morning at of clock. Mrs. Wertman had been in poor health for the past six months and last saturday was stricken with apoplexy. She is survived by three sons Philip and Clarence Cromley of this cd to and Peter Cromley of Quitman. The funeral will take place on Friday morning from the family residence at 9 30 of clock. Services will be held in the Pine Street lutheran Church this City. Interment in the Odd Fellows cemetery. Personal paragraphs. Brief mention of the doings of your friends and acquaintances. Mrs. E. H. Rank spent yesterday with Catawissa friends. J. B. Seidel of Washingtonville was in town yesterday. Mrs s. A. Soult and daughter Frances of Centra a and mrs. S. Rodarmel of Elysburg were the guests of mrs. T. W. Clayton South Danville yesterday. J. O. Batdorf of Watsontown transacted business in town yesterday. Charles e. Shires jr., of Strawberry Ridge drove to town yesterday. David Strauss of Turbotville attended court in this pity yesterday. Or. N. M. Smith of South Danville was in Wolverton yesterday. William Job Sou of Berwick was in town yesterday. Miss Gertrude Sechler is visiting relatives in Lewis Surg. Miss Leona Linderman of Shamokin attended the Linder Iuan Thompson nuptials in this City yesterday. M. R. Baker of it. Carmel transacted business in town yesterday. George freeze was in san Bury yesterday. Mrs. F. S. Vought is visiting friends in Williamsport. William Moyer of Shamokin transacted business in town yesterday. Charles Jameson transacted business in Northumberland yesterday. Miss Maude Sherwood of Bloomsburg will spend today with mrs. Joseph lie ii on Church Street. Col. C. M. Clement of Sunbury transacted business in this City yesterday. J. H. Hartman of Wilkes Barre transacted business in town yesterday. Miss Jennie Bird librarian at the Mili Ersilie state Normal school is visiting her parents or. And mrs. Charles a Bird East Market Street. Or. And mrs. Daniel Pyffer of Plymouth were guests Over sunday at the Home of John Kerns on East Market Street. Or. Warren e. Meek until recently druggist at the Hospital for the insane spent sunday with friends in this City. George Steinbrenner of Wilkes Barre spent sunday with his Mother on East front Street. Edward j. Newbaker of Audenried spent sunday with his parents on West Mahoning Street. Mrs. Benjamin Cook is visiting relatives in Berwick. Miss Callie Moyer spent sunday in Berwick. Mrs. M. L. Douglass is in attendance at the millinery openings in Philadelphia this week. Or. Blakslee of Jersey Shore spent sunday with his family on North Mill Street. Miss Cook of the Bloomsburg Normal school is visiting her aunt mrs. John Sechler ferry Street. Miss Emma Gross of Berwick is visiting relatives in this City. Or. And mrs. John Gibson of Easton or. And mrs. Charles Gaul Turbotville attended the funeral of Ellsworth Cromwell in this City monday. Miss Jennie Miller of Shamokin is visiting relatives in this City. Or. And mrs. Elmer Sidler Are visiting friends in Shat Nokia. William Waite of sugar notch is visiting Liia brother John g. Waite ferry Street. Mrs. Jesse Beaver is visiting friends in Berwick. Mrs. Harriette Kaufman is visiting relatives in Bloomsburg. Mrs. Amos Vastine was called to Plymouth last evening by the serious illness of her daughter mrs. Harry Mains. Captain j. B. Gearhart and lieutenant Clark of company f returned from Sunbury yesterday morning where on tuesday night they attended a meeting of the regimental officers of the twelfth. Miss Mary Harris is visiting friends in Lewisburg. Mrs. F. H. Vannan is visiting friends in Williamsport. Mrs. Joseph Law returned to her Home in Scranton yesterday after a visit with relatives in this City. Mrs. J. C. Heddens visited friends in Sunbury yesterday. Miss Mary Williams of Watsontown is visiting relatives in this City. I. Cotner left yesterday for a business trip to Lewistown. Walter Payne was in Williamsport yesterday. John i Russell was in Sunbury yesterday. A. M. Peters left for Sudbury last evening. Mrs. I. J. Keefer of Wall Street has been called to lock Haven by the death of her sister mrs. Daniel Frank. Thomas Elmes of roaring Creek was in town last night. T. F. Moyer was in Northumberland yesterday. Robert purse was in Bloomsburg yesterday. John Gibbons transacted business in Bloomsburg yesterday. Company eds Fine showing annual Spring inspection held monday evening. The annual Spring inspection of company of 12th regiment n. G. P., was held in the armory monday night. The inspection was conducted by major William c. Clark Liri Gaje inspector of Williamsport. He was assisted by sergeant Rose company a 12th regiment n. G. P., of Williamsport. Captain Taggart of Sunbury was also present. Company f was Well represented in Point of numbers while the showing in every respect was most Gratifying not Only to the officers in charge but also to the Large crowd of spectators assembled who naturally feel a Pride in the com Pany. The officers making the inspection of course were not in a position to express a opinion and it will be the Middle of april before the report will be turned in at Harrisburg. The arms were carefully inspected after which the company was put through the a Ual Drill followed by platoon movements manual of arms extended order Advance and rear guard out Post duty guard duty amp a. The company was the very Pink of order and neatness every Guu was clean and Bright while the uniforms new and clean in appearance set the boys Olf to the Best possible advantage As they went through the difficult exercise without a single break or error. The state property was found in remarkably Well kept condition while Captain Gearhart was especially complimented on the manner in which it was displayed for inspection sergeant Hose remarking that it surpassed any thing he had met with in the brigade. Found dead by the Road Side. George Steinman a Well known resident of Perry township was found dead by the Roadside at the old fair grounds near Washington Idle on saturday. Steinman had been missing from his Home since Friday evening when he was last seen in Washingtonville about half past seven o clock. The body la aug in a deep Gutter was discovered about one of clock saturday afternoon by Jennie Bogert a 14-year-old girl. An inquest was held by a Squire h. G. Snyder or. Hut a being present. The jury was composed of Joseph Seidel Cyrus Coleman Kemp Butler Jonathan Lartz and n. L. Wagner the verdict rendered was that a a death was caused by acute alcoholism and appearances indicated that the Man had been dead 14 hours when discovered. He resided near the fair ground and the supposition is that while on his Way Home Friday evening he fell and was unable to arise. He was 73 years of age. The deceased is survived by a son George who resides in Derry township and the following daughters misses Bessie Catherine Gussie and mrs. Mary Densberger of this City and mrs. Levi Moser Ami mrs. David Steffin of Washingtonville. Mrs. Van Nostrant a a sudden Stop which alarmed passengers but saved a woman a life. Mrs. Catherine yanno9tran, of Riverside came within an Ace of being run Over by the cars Friday Forenoon. She was at the South Danville station where she intended to take the 10 17 passenger train for Wilkes Barre. She had forgotten her mileage and was nervously awaiting its arrival in the hands of Raymond Clayton who had kindly volunteered to go to her House for it. It was not until the passenger train rolled in to the station that mrs. Vannostran caught sight of or. Clayton who had mounted a Coal train on the siding the mileage in his hand. Without stopping to consider she made a dash across the track. The passenger train was then at the freight House and the Engineer heroically applied the a a emergency Brake. Mrs. Vannostran received the mileage when she realized the danger of her position and sprang Back upon the track to reach the station. The suspense of the moment was aimo9t unendurable and Many averted their faces. The train was almost upon the aged woman and the least mi9step or bewilderment would result in her death. Martin Laudan and Weldon w. Gulick however proved the heroes of the hour and springing upon the track rescued the imperilled woman just As the locomotive came to a standstill at a Point even with the door of the baggage room Only a few feet Distant. The sudden Stop gave the passengers quite a a shake up and caused a great fright. Close As was he Call mrs. Vannostran seemed Little alarmed and seemed much less excited than those w to witnessed her peril. Funeral of or. Cromwell. The remains of Ellsworth Cromwell who was killed by the cars at Lewistown on saturday morning last were brought to this City on saturday evening. The funeral a private one was held monday afternoon at 2 p. M. From the residence of Robert Williams a brother in Law no. 108 Spruce Street. Interment was made in Odd Fellows cemetery. Beyond the Brief Telegram stating Bis death received by the authorities Here on saturday morning few particulars of the Accident have been Learned. It appeals however that he was Riding on a freight train and fell under the wheels. During the past year he Bas been in Harrisburg where he held a Good Posi Tion. Two Brothers of the deceased lost their lives in the boiler explosion at the Reading Iron works this City in 1896. For violating Borough ordinance. With the Advent of Spring when the Winter s accumulation of garbage and the like must be removed from residences it would be Well for those who have the work in hand to keep the important fact in mind that there is a Borough ordinance which imposes a penalty for depositing offal ashes excrement of any kind putrid or offensive matter upon any of the streets alleys or elsewhere within the limits of the Borough. Preston Stout and James Frame seemed to lose sight of the fact last week and As a result Are each $4 out of pocket. They were arrested saturday afternoon by officers Mincemoyer and Voris and arraigned before Justice Hunter Frame for burying or Only partially burying As set Forth in the information a dead horse in the Borough and a Stout for depositing the contents of a cesspool on the River Bank about Halfway Between West Market Street and the creeks Mouth. Two dollars the minimum amount of Fine was imposed in addition to which each had two dollars costs to . It is hoped the arrests May prove a warning to others. Attending missionary meeting. The woman a foreign missionary society of the Northumberland presbytery held its first session of the annual meeting at Lewisburg yesterday. The occasion is doubly interesting As this is the Silver anniversary meeting. The society was organized in Lewisburg 25 years ago. The meeting last evening was addressed by or. Woodruff Halsey of new York and miss Haas a recently returned missionary from China. Those present from this City were mrs. David Shelhart mrs. J. Y. Sechler misses Mary and Louise Voris Gertrude Sechler Jessie Kramer and mrs. E. S. Gearhart. Purchased a team of horses. Veterinarian j. O. Reed at Selinsgrove yesterday purchased a Fine team of horses for the Friendship fire company. The horses Are Bays and were selected with reference to the work they will have to do running to tires and drawing the Street sprinkler. The team will be delivered in this City on Friday. Representatives of the company Are Busy canvassing the City in the interest of the Street sprinkling project and Are reporting plenty of encouragement. The National Jubilee singers. The National Jubilee singers who held Forth in the y. M. C. A. Hall saturday evening gave a delightful entertainment. The selections consisted of Southern ballads with Catchy Plantation melodies. Owing to illness two members of the company were unable to be present which reduced the number of singers to three. Professor Johnson presided at the piano in a masterly Way and helped along the singing at intervals with equally Good effect. His rendition of a Down on the Suanee River being especially one. Among tie numbers were a old Kentucky Home a a stand the storm a a swing Low Sweet Chariot a the big belly and a number of others not so Well known in the North. Miss Weedon and miss Ross have Beautiful and Well cultivated voices and Sang with Fine direct. They each read a couple of selections and showed considerable ability along that line especially miss rendition of a the Boot Lack was indeed inimitable. The audience was Small. The Epworth league of St. Peters m. E. Church Riverside will give an ice Cream and cake social in the Church basement this evening. Everybody cordially invited orients banquet. The members of the Orient of the knights of pythias held a banquet and social session at the armory Friday eve. During the evening a game of Basket Ball was played. There were about 75 present All of whom seemed to enjoy themselves. In Honor of or. Moser. Washington Camp no. 264, p. O. S. Of a., will give a banquet at the Heddens House on Friday evening in Honor of landlord p. S. Moser who on april 1st, will Lake charge of his new hotel at new Columbia. The banquet which will be an elaborate affair is in charge of a committee consisting of a. W. Blecher Alex. Mann and John Nevius. South Danville Bridge repaired. The Stone Bridge Over the Small Creek Back of Laidacker a grist Mill South Danville is being repaired. The Walls on each Side Are being feet the county commissioners considering the old Walls Loo Low for safety. Birthday party. Landlord j. M. Kline of the Susquehanna House South Danville gave an Oyster supper to a Large number of friends last evening. The occasion was in Honor of his 28th birthday. The evening was much enjoyed by those present. Proceedings of March court a number of Petty oases disposed of the Weaver Oase up. Children a dancing ulass. Miss nets Moyer who is now in Phila Idelphia posting herself on Liat is the latest in the line of dances will open the second term of her children a dancing school on saturday afternoon March 30lti. Easter supper an easter supper will be held at the Trinity m. E. Church Center Street on thursday evening april 4,by the ladies Aid society. Everybody cordially invited. Court convened for the March term at 10 of clock monday morning. President judge Little and associates Thomp son and Blee occupied the Bench. The constables of the county made their report showing no violations of Law nor neglect of officials. The list of grand jurors being called All responded to their names with the exception of Jacob Wilson whose whereabouts can not be ascertained. James Dailey was execs of. William e. Ellis of Anthony township was sworn As Foreman of the grand jury. George w. Bennett j. F. Krum and Joseph Swank were appointed As tip staffs or. Bennett to wait upon the grand jury and the two latter to serve the court. A motion for a new trial was refused in the Case of blizzard is. The Borough of Danville action in trespass. In the estate of j. R. Phillips exceptions were dismissed and the report of auditor confirmed. In the estates of John spare Mollie Rudy and George w. Rishel return of Sale was confirmed. William r. Richardson was appointed auditor of Valley township vice William Curry who declined the office. Report of viewers to vacate Public Road in Mahoning township along the Susquehanna River. Report of viewers confirmed Nisi. Petitions of citizens of Mahoning township for a report of viewers. Confirmed Nisi. Estate of Mary l. Gearhart deceased. Report confirmed absolutely. Petition of Jacob Wintersteen guard Iau of Mary Blee to sell real estate at private Sale. A private Sale to Loyd rider of the interest of said Mary Blee tor the sum of sixteen Hundred dollars ordered and approved the Bond of Jacob Wintersteen for the sum of $3200 with Henry Wintersteen and m. L. Sheep As surety also approved. Petition of Jacob Wintersteen guard Ian of Mary Blee a minor to two Hundred and fifty dollars per annul for her maintenance and education granted As prayed for. Petition of citizens of Limestone township to vacate a Public Road leading from Lime Stoneville to Chillis Teaque Creek granted As prayed for and Howard Billmeyer John Coleman and George w. West appointed As viewers. Petition inquest in partition estate of Jane Robbins dec a awarded As prayed for and j. C. Miller clerk of the orb ans court appointed guardian for Ray App Charles App William Corcoran Ethel Corcoran and Francis Corcoran. Order and return of Sale in the estate of Sarah Forney confirmed Nisi. A petition of Leo. Shamonsky for citizenship was granted and the oath was administered in open court. The first Case tried at court monday was that of com. Is. Benjamin severed the charge larceny. The defendant in this Case a boy not yet 18 years of age has been in jail since the 7th of november last. The trial which is one of Especial interest to the residents of Northern part of the county brought to Light a rather Peculiar combination of circumstances. The prosecutors Are Harry Robbins and Harry Shipe who themselves at the october term of court pleaded guilty to the charge of larceny. An Earnest plea for clemency was made by their counsel and the court suspended sentence advising the defendants to make a clean breast of the whole affair showing up others who might be guilty to the end that Petty thieving which had be come a great nuisance in that part of the county might cease. The grand jury at the january term found a True Bill in Young severe old Scase but owing to the volume of business before court the cafe was continued. Robbins and Shipe monday were placed upon the witness stand. They sought by their Tesini irony to fasten up on the defendant the theft of a horse Blanket which was missing trom Seidel s hotel at Washingtonville on july 5 last. Ralph Seidel was also a witness for the Commonwealth. Severed being placed upon the stand denied the charge. His Mother and mrs. Susan Dye also testified in his behalf. Ralph Kisner represented the defendant and c. H. Weaver of Turbotville assisted the District attorney. The jury was ont about half an hour when it returned a verdict of a not guilty the prosecutor Harry Shipe and the defendant each to half the costs. The next Case called for trial was that of Commonwealth is. Mrs. Susan Dye the charge being adultery. The prosecutor was Harry Shipe. Mrs. Dye was a witness for sever col in the last Case. She is a comely looking woman of 28 or 30 years and the Mother of two children. Her Home at present is at Harrisburg. She resided in this City previous to july 5th last when she removed to Limestone township. Harry Robbins Harry Shipe and Benjamin sever col Alt assisted at the moving and it was during the trip that some of the thefts for which the parties were arrested Are alleged to have occurred. Shipe explained upon the stand monday that his intention was to carry out the injunction of the court and a a make a clean breast of All he knew. He had seen enough to convince him that unlawful relations existed Between mrs. Dye and the boy sever col. Hence the present action court adjourned at six o clock monday evening with the Ca e of trial. Job printing the office of the american using furnished with a Large assortment of Job letter and fancy Type and Job material generally the publisher announces to the Public that he it prepared at All times to execute in the neatest manner Job printing of All kinds and desorption. 15?�?� get our prices before place your orders. The Case of Commonwealth is. Mrs. Susan Dye which went on trial monday evening occupied the greater part of the time at court tuesday. Among the witnesses were Thomas Schuyler John . Dye Constable Thomas Bailey and other residents of Limestone township. The witnesses sought to prove that mrs. Dyes House was one of ill repute and that illicit relations existed Between her and Benjamin sever col. Among the witnesses for the defense was Edward Dye husband of the defendant. He admitted that relations Between himself and his wife had been somewhat strained for awhile but stated that he did not doubt her Honor. He attributed the estrangement to meddling neighbors. He said he fondly loved his wife and children and would have accompanied them when they went to Harrisburg hut he was warned by several whose names he gave that if he followed them he would get a in a boxy by which he understood he would not come Back alive. He even had been warned not to appear on the stand in behalf of his wife during the present trial. Ralph Kisner appeared for mrs. Dye and c. H. Weaver and District attorney Velsh conducted the prosecution. The testimony was of a very spicy variety which together with a Good hit of sparring on the part of the attorneys kept the interest up at fever heat. The jury after half an hours deliberation returned a verdict of a guilty a whereupon Ralph Kisner attorney for the defendant made a motion for arrest of judgment and a new trial reasons to be filed within the rules of court. Harry Shipe on whose information action was brought against Benjamin sever col acquitted on monday was the prosecutor in the Case against mrs. Dye. The part he was to play in the present court however was not yet ended and another Case was announced with mrs. Dye As defendant in which he was prosecutor. In this action mrs. Dye was charged with receiving stolen property consisting of three chickens a horse Blanket and two scythes purloined it was alleged on the night of july 5, 1900, when her moving took place. Robbins and Shipe who wit i sever col made up the moving party were chief witnesses. They were willing enough to admit that the articles were stolen during the trip from this City to lim Stoneville and swore that they were left at mrs. Dyes Home. Mrs. Dye denied on the stand that she had seen any of the articles darned. Her testimony was sustained by Ralph Seidel owner of the Lap Robe stolen who had sworn out a search warrant and failed to find any of the articles on the premises. The jury was out Only a Short time bringing in a verdict of a not guilty and placing the costs on the prosecutor Harry Shipe. Benjamin sever col who was held for half the costs of the Case in which he was acquitted owing to the Long time he had lain in jail was exonerated from payment and discharged. At the same time Harry Shipe and Harry Robbins whose sentence was suspended at october court were dismissed from custody. The next Case called was that of Commonwealth is. Gilbert n. Fenstermacher the charge being desertion and non support. The hearing had not proceeded far when court adjourned. The Case of Commonwealth is Gilbert n. Fenstermacher the charge desertion and nou support which came up before court tuesday evening occupied nearly the entire Forenoon yesterday. The prosecutor in the Case was the wife Abigail Fenstermacher the daughter of David d. Williams of this City. In her testimony which was supported by four other witnesses the following facts were adduced the couple were married in april 1889, and Are the parents of two children aged 9 and 10 years respectively. Or. And mrs. Fenstermacher did not get along Well together the troubles culminating in a separation in 1891. The testimony on both sides although widely divergent on most essentials agreed on one Point that on the night of december 31 of the year above named mrs. Fenstermacher locked her husband out of the Honse. The husband took mortal of lense at this tand went to the Home of his parents where be has since resided most of the time. To justify her action mrs. Fenstermacher explained that her husband had made a a threats and that on the night in question he acted strangely so that she locked him out As a matter of self Protection. During the years of her separation she testified she has made the living for herself and children her husband refusing to contribute to their support. Twenty witnesses appeared for the defendant testifying As to his industrious habits and general Good character. His testimony flatly contradicted that of his wife especially the part which related to a a threats and improper conduct on the night he was locked out. Judge Little said he would Reserve decision until the next term of court. In the interim lie informed thedes Emilant he would he expected to contribute to the support of his two children according to Iii ability. T Hon. H. M. Hinckley appear for mrs. Fenstermacher and Ralph Kisner represented the defendant. T the Case of Peter Weaver is. The a. A r. Railway company an action in. Trespass was called for trial just before Sioon. The plaintiff an employee of the re diag Iron company i his City w As run Over by a car on the p. A r. Switch at that Plant while engaged in loading Iron on the Forenoon of november 2 i 1898. Weavers left leg was crushed at the knee and amputation was necessary. The allegation is that the car was shot continued on fourth Page

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