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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - May 8, 1902, Danville, PennsylvaniaSt. A Home paper a for tie Home the circulation of this paper is increasing rapidly. It will pay you to advertise in the american. Aasu Mig. Riv. To a -.1 this coi try Wilt Neva u7 entirely tree until it supplies All of own demands with own productions. Subscription $1 per year vol. 47--no in. Danville la a. Tier misday May 8, 1902. Estavil sited in 1855. Do. Irvine h. Jennings Dix test. Office j fours 9 .4. .1/. To 1-1 i. 10i Hill st., 1m. To i a m. Danville. A a. Shi , a i in. 425 mi1.1. St., Danville a. Isef Tif a of the Stoin Ueli Anil intestines a specially i it. In. Aulik dentist office 218 . Street. Wetli extracted without 1�?Tatn. Crown Ami Utridge work a specially. Equipped with he latest and most improved i not Ninie uts and prepared to a Exeen Stethe most it cult work. Or. 0. Ii. Reynolds office opposite Boston store Danville a dentistry in All it branches. Charges moderate and All work guaranteed. Established 1h92 the oratorio of a que eur Esther Quot will Glose the a sews. Asce Tsiou Day. Assist the a old meat prices Are still High. This is Good growing weather. Too Early to change underwear. Now let May Sunshine do Best. Done to wish for Bass until Jane 15th. There will be an abundance of Flowers for memorial Day. The Straw Bat is making a desperate struggle for recognition. The base Ball grounds at Denvitt spark Are now in Good condition. 15. F. Smithers is building a two Story addition to tin rear of his House on Railroad Street. Curry amp Van an Are erecting a two Story Frame building 1 5 x 35 feet in the rear of their machine shops facing Hough and ready Street which will be used As a place for storing patterns cores Etc. A number of Danville Jie Ople Are already planning for the summer vacation. Many Danville housekeepers will use the Gas Cook Range this summer. The seeds Are fairly humping themselves. Extend a helping hand to the Veteran and Aid in making the Observance of memorial Day a Success. The assessors have about finished their annual rounds. Then Are a number of cases of malaria Aud other Spring diseases in this serf Ron at present. T. L. Evans sous of this City have the contract fur a Flagstone sidewalk for the Berwick store company Berwick. Electric fans will be ready for use by june 1st. In addition to hotels stores and offices a number of Danville Homes will install the electric fans this summer. Bishop Talbot will confirm a Good sized class at Christ episcopal Church on Friday evening. This Section is Well billed for the big Wallace circus on tuesday May 20th. Fred we Del of Scranton was brought to the Home of his father Frederick we Del c Street this City on saturday evening suffering with inflammatory rheumatism. Or. We Del has been employed at the Scranton stove works. Richard Metherell is building a repair shop at the rear of his residence on d. L. Amp w. Avenue. Or. Metli Erell will repair pianos organs and All musical instruments. A break Down at the engine of the guide Mill of the Reading Iron works necessitated a delay of several hours in that department yesterday. The Lilac Hughes in the Yards about town till the air with their fragrance. The Market is Well supplied with Cut Flowers and plants. The grass is fairly leaping from the ground. The Mau with the belted flannel shirt has not yet made his appearance. A walk about town discloses the beauties of nature in the blossoming of the fruit Trees. The weather is going the ice Many a Way. One of the Buss horses driven by Richard Hull Beni and owned by miss Mccormick was taken sick yesterday Forenoon. Another horse was procured from livery Man Erwin Hunter. Andrew Smith has begun Clearing ground on d. L. Avenue for tin Erco Tiou of a double dwelling. A number of base Ball enthusiasts were it Dewitt spark yesterday after noon practising for the coming season. Judging from the number that were out and who have promised to get Down to hard training Danville w have a crack Amateur team. Pavement repairs Are needed in Many parts of the City. Confectioner William c. Davis is seriously ill of pneumonia at his Lioom on Mill Street. Sunbury merchants have decided to close their stores at six of clock even bugs saturdays and pay Days excepted tickets for the oratorio a Queen Esther which will be Given by local Talent May 23rd Aud 24th, Are now ready for Sale and beginning with this morning May lie purchased at Comer Thomas music store at the office of w. H. Ani inermae at a. H. Clones or at Hunts drug store. The Price fixed for admission is 35 cents for either portion of the House Down stairs which entitles the Holder of tit ticket to a reserved seat without extra Cost. Admission to the gallery is 25 cents. In a Day or so solicitors will be sent out Over town. It is hoped that they will 1m kindly received. As is Well known a Queen Esther Quot is presented under the auspices of the woman a auxiliary to assist in wiping out the portion of the indebtedness of them. C. A. Which was assumed by the auxiliary last Winter it is a big undertaking and the amount of work involved is almost appalling. In addition to the labor which contributed gratuitously and represents on tie part of those who participate a vast amount of personal sacrifice a heavy outlay of Money for books costumes and other essentials has been incurred. It is Only by a generous response in tin Purchase of tickets when approached by the solicitors that the Public will do duty in the premises assisting a worthy cause and show ing a proper appreciation of the efforts put Forth by the woman a auxiliary and the labor of tie painstaking and self sacrificing people in the cast. The oratorio with the exception of the High school commencement will close the season in the local opera House. It will he one of tie most notable musical events that has taken place in Danville for Many years. Those who have heard the rehearsals s it eak of the music in the most Eulius attic terms the chorus As Well As the several parts of the cast coming in for unqualified Praise. A great Many voices of remarkable sweetness did Power belonging to very Young people have been discovered in the choruses and in no Small degree developed and trained during the rehearsals. From an artistic standpoint the Success of the oratorio is already assured. The store of a Queen Esther Quot is a very Beautiful one. It is one of the shortest books of the Bible and will Well repay any one with ail hour or so it his command who will take the time to a Cruse it. In the production As placed upon the stage Art some 75 to ple. Aside from the music the costuming is a feature that will add immensely to the interest. Persians and tews Are represented the costumes with each being historically Correct. Stepped Oil a Nail. The faithful draught horse owned by the Adams express company while being driven along Mill Street yesterday by express Man Horace Bennett when near Martins grocery store stepped upon a 20 pm Nuy Nail which penetrated the right front Hoof about two inches. The animal was immediately relieved from duty one of livery Man Hunters horses taking his place in the express Wagon. The injury is con dered a very serious one As there is always danger of lock jaw in such ases. New Sigual apparatus. A semaphore a new signal appear itus was installed yesterday at the d. L. Amp w. Station. Semaphores will be placed All along tie line superseding the old time Flag signalling which upon the departure of every train necessitated the placing of a Flag outside tin station. The a aph orc can be operated from inside the depot has enabling tie operator to do All the signalling required without leaving his instrument. Class Euler tailed. Miss Katharine Keim entertained her sunday school class at her Home on East front Street tuesday evening. Those present were misses Bessie Brooks Claudia Yeager Annie am Merman Margaret Willett Gertrude Brooks Bessie Lewis Blanche Karp. Helen Shannon. Florence Belford of Riverside and miss Grace Furman of Danville. A most enjoyable evening was sin it. Prof. U. L. Gordy re elected. Professor u. L. Gordy tuesday eve. Was re elected As superintendent of the Danville schools. The directors of tie Borough convened in the usual meeting place at 7 30 of clock and proceeded at once to business. The convention was called to order by Borough superintendent Gordy. Jacob Fischer was chosen chairman and or. Carry Secretary. There was but one application. That of professor u. L. Gordy who has tilled the unexpired term of professor j. C. Houser who resigned last summer. Prof. Gordy received the unanimous vote of those present who were As follows messes. Fischer Curry Green Burger Byerly Harpel Barber Werk Lueiser Black and Keefer. Professor Gordy therefore was declared elected As Borough superintendent for the next three years. Messes. Orth and Fenstermacher the two absentees of the Board Are detained at the Hospital for the insane by the quarantine. Superintendent Gordy has done Verv acceptable work during the past year and tie directors have full Confidence in his ability. By his integrity of character and his courteous manners he has won his Way into the esteem and affection not Only of the teachers and pupils hut also of our townspeople in general. Action taken by the water commissioners monday. A meeting of the water commissioners was held in the Council chamber monday afternoon at three of clock commissioners Gross come an Sci Mhz and superin Temh it p. J. Keefer present. Julius Heim proprietor of the Danville Suspender manufactory appeared before the Hoard asking an explanation As to Why the form r Board had charged him but $25.u0 per year for the motor with which la runs his factory and that now under the meter system he must pay Between $125. K and $150.00 per year. Or. Heim asked Many other questions not easily answered from the data at hand Aud stated i that he thought he was being treated unjustly. The matter was fully explained by or. Cormani Aud or. Heim left Well satisfied that he was not pay ing too much. Or. Gorman stated that the superintendent had deemed it Wise to inspect the Many meters about the town As a often As possible in order that they May be kept in repair and to see that the water in passing through registers properly. At Many places he stated those in charge seem to think he is a sneak thief judging from their reception of him. Or. Cormeau made a motion that the superintendent he instructed to visit these places once every week to see that All in order Aud to make a record of the water used. It was so ordered. The Atlantic refining company was awarded a yearly contract for All lubricating and other oils used in the water department. A reduction of ten per cent on the total is saved in this manner. A number of written complaints arising from the new rates were read but no discrimination was shown in the Case of anyone. On motion of or. Sci Mhz some necessary repairs were ordered made at the water works. A new Fence will be built from the boiler room to the old shed the windows bricked up and screens placed at the engine room Entrance. Brief mention of the doings of your friends and w. Lilily ii broke her Arm. Fanny the 5-year-old daughter of Daniel Calhoun Washingtonville fell from the rear porch to the ground a distance of six feet yesterday afternoon fracturing the right Arm above the Elbow and splintering the hone at in Elbow. Or. Patton reduced the Art u re. The death of Rev. P. B. Lib tuck. The Rev. Peter Baldy Lightner died on saturday morning at his Home 4010 Pirn Street Philadelphia aged about 511 years. The deceased was a son of the late Rev. Milton c. Lightner formerly of Danville Aud a grandson of the late Peter Baldy or. Trick riders. Two wandering trick bicycle riders attracted Large audiences on Mill Street monday. They were very Clever in their line their wonderful evolutions wheel furnishing Good entertain meet. The collection made at the con delusion of their act was quite heavy. Building Large Brick kill. John Keim commenced work yesterday on a Large Kiln at Iris Brick Yard in Gulicki a addition which will Burn 300,000 Brick at one time and will be the largest Kiln in this Section of the state. Or. Keim informed an american reporter that he has been busier this season than for Many years past. This is due no doubt to the great amount of building going on in this Section. Or. Keims product is tie Best of kind and always has been in in at demand. His several Yards about Danville Are working to their fullest capacity. For illegal Jar Riding. Harvey Miller of Shuman s and Harry Philips of Williamsport were arrested by Coal and Iron policemen Pursley and Simmons monday on the charge of illegal car Riding. They were taken to Catawissa where they Wen Given a hearing before a Squire Berger. Miller paid Iris Fine with costs hut Philips who has a Large family won the sympathy of tin court and was let off with a reprimand installing 3-High Rolls. At the Danville rolling Mill today work will begin on the tearing out of the old Rolls preparatory to installing the new set of 3-High Rolls and the new a Coffee Mill Quot or Squeezer. The work will he arranged so As to interfere As Little As possible with work at the Plant. It will probably he some three weeks before the improvements Are completed. End of Finger severed. A. <5. Snyder an employee of the shovel works met with an Accident monday. He was carrying a a Cutter Quot when it slipped out of his hand. In attempting to grasp it As it fell the Sharp Blade came in Contact with Iris j right hand severing the end of the Index Finger. Mrs. J. R. King and children Charles and Keokuk Iowa left yesterday for Coatesville alter a visit at the residence of. L. Antrim lower Mulberry Street. Or. J. P. Hoffa of Washimi Gronville left on the 12 15 Pennsylvania train yesterday for Philadelphia. Mrs. Maria Gay of this City left yesterday for a visit with friends in Lewisburg. Mrs. Hattie Seidel returned to this City yesterday after a Short visit in Bloomsburg. Mrs Annie Knorr of rough and ready Street returned Home yesterday from a visit in Rupert. Charles p. Hancock left for Philadelphia yesterday on a business trip. Ezra Woodside of Kush township transacted business in Sunbury yesterday. Master Porter Polk and misses Isabel and Rebecca Polk Are visiting . G. C. L. Reimer in Lewisburg. Mrs. Elizabeth Seidel and miss Margaret Seidel West Mahoning j Street returned Home yesterday from a visit with relatives in Pottsville. Miss Mazie Schoch of this City spent yesterday morning with friends in Sunbury. Mrs. W. A. Met tier and daughter miss Bessie of Rushtown left yesterday Oil the 9 14 Pennsylvania train for a visit with relatives in Philadelphia. Or. And . N. L. Butterwick of Pine Street left yesterday morning on the 10 111 Pennsylvania train for a visit with friends in new York City. John Curry Sou of Thomas c. Curry West Mahoning Street arrived Home yesterday after a sojourn of three years in los Angeles California. He will not return to the Pacific coast. Frank g. Peters left on the 0 14 Pennsylvania train yesterday morning for a Short visit in Washington . Miss Bertha Jones of Sunbury returned Home yesterday after a visit with . Sarah Jones East Market Street. William b. Williams of Berwick spent sunday with his father Aaron Williams on upper Mulberry Street. Or. And . Thomas Curry jr., of Sunbury spent yesterday with the formers parents or. And . Thomas Curry sr., West Mahoning Street. Or. Aud . John Limberger of Sunbury spent sunday with the former a father Charles Limberger on West Mahoning Street. Miss Anna Blecher of Bloom Street spent sunday with friends in Catawissa. F. C. Smirk general manager of the Reading Iron works made an official visit to this City saturday. Mrs. O. R. Harris and children of Sunbury spent sunday with the for 1 Niers father John duster or. Bloom Street. Or. And . Theodore duster Speigt sunday with friends in West Pittston. Or. And . Harry g. Quick of Bloomsburg spent sunday with mr., and . J. Ellis Cox East Market a Street. Miss Mary Lennon of Bloomsburg spent sunday with her sister . P. J. Mccafferty. Vine Street. C. 11 leighow of Plymouth spent sunday with his parents or. And . Charles leighow East Market Street. Or. Thomas b. Holloway of Philadelphia spent sunday with his father Hon. W. K. Holloway Bloom Street. Or. Aud . I. C. Lee and Sou Lewis West Mahoning Street spent sunday with or. And . Hiram Palmer in Bloomsburg. Miss Mary Ann James of Bloomsburg spent sunday with her Mother . Mary James Mill Street. Veterinarian j. J. Kline returned to this City yesterday after spending a few Days with his wife in Allentown. Sidney Hott a of Washingtonville accompanied his father into this City yesterday. John Mitchell Mill Street s Kut. Yesterday with friends in Sunbury. Samuel Morral 1, South Danville was a Lewisburg visitor yesterday. F. H. Van an spent yesterday morning in Sunbury. Frank w. Howe transacted business in Catawissa yesterday. Miss Alice Hendrickson of Williams port arrived in this City yesterday morning for a visit with relatives. Miss Blanche Campbell South Danville spent yesterday with relatives in Sunbury. Miss Alice Harris of Muncy visited friends in this City yesterday. Mrs. W. 1. Nields and daughter Margaret of Shamokin returned Home yesterday after a visit at the residence of a. F. Spitler East front Street. Edward f. Williams transacted business in Lewistown yesterday. William Oliver Mill Street lift yesterday morning for a Short stay in Wilkes Barre. M. H. Sell ram was in Catawissa and Bloomburg yesterday. W. L. Antrim was in Sunbury yesterday. Or. And . Andrew Russell Mill Street spent yesterday with friends in Grovania. Miss Elizabeth Mitchell Mowery Street spent yesterday with relatives in Grovania. Miss Ella Stewart of Catawissa. Was a visitor in this City Newie hires school directors meet tuesday to choose a comity superintendent. Charles w. Derr was tuesday elected superintendent of the Public schools of Montour county to succeed w. I. Steinbach who has held the office tor fifteen years. Unlike the conventions for Many years past which were harmonious to a degree the meeting tuesday was quite contentious in nature and abounded in surprises. The convention was called to order at 2 it. M. By county superintendent Steinbach. John Roberts of Mahoning township was elected president John Foust and Elmer Sidler were chosen secretaries. The Roll was called fifty five directors responding. The names of w. I. Steinbach Greene Miles Bobbin. Charles w. Derr and miss Mary love were placed in nomination for the office of county superintendent. Before voting s. W. Herr of Valley township passed a paper to the chair which proved to bean affidavit sitting Forth in effect that lie had been uttered $10 by j 11. Shultz to give or. Steinbach his vote for county superintendent and also that he was Given to understand by or. Shultz that $50 bad been a put up Quot for Valley township. The sensation produced by this affidavit can easily he imagined. Or. Steinbach being granted the floor stated that he had never authorized any one to offer a bribe. He had heard of or Herr a charge lie said and had \ sought an interview with him when j he Learned that the director had been approached by .1. H. Shultz in his a the superintendent is interest. Accompanied by or. Herr lie said lie had next sought or. Shultz who a a knowledge that lie had offered or. Herr $10 to vote for or. Steinbach but stated that lie had done so wholly on his own account. This or. Stein Bach thought should exonerate him. At this juncture j. H Shultz was a noticed in the audience and at the re quest of the chair lie a a a me Forward and made a stat intent. He acknowledged that he had asked or. Herr to vote for or. Steinbach hut stated that the latter had nothing to do with it that he had intended to pay the Money out of his own pocket. He denied however that he said there was $50 a put up Quot for Valley township. Or. Herr then took the floor making some additional accusations and disputing several of the Point advanced by or. Steinbach and or. Shultz. Yli it a to la of a i Iii umut irl.>i1 min motion the affidavit was Laid upon the table and the convention proceeded to the election of a county superintendent. Three votes were taken. The first gave ,22 Derr 17 Robbins 13, and miss love 3. On the second vote miss love was dropped. The vote then stood Steinbach 25 Derr 23, and Robbins 7. I it a the third vote Derr received 28 votes which was just a Hare majority of All the members present and consequently. Sufficient to elect him. To was therefore declared elected As county superintendent of Montour for the next three years. On tin third vote Steinbach received 2 5 votes and Robbins 1. Or. Derr the superintendent elect i it a Young Man of splendid attainments and High social standing. He is a son of Thomas Derr of White Hall. To is a graduate of the state Normal school of Bloomsburg. Last year to held tie Priboi Parship of the schools at Orangeville and did very acceptable work. At present he is one of the teachers employed in the High school at Bloomsburg. Before proceeding to election Borough superintendent u. L. Gordy on behalf of the Danville school Board addressed the convention on the subject of tin state directors association asking that they become members of that body. He explained that the school Board of this City desires to join but that it cannot do so As Long As tin directors of the county the county Institute Are not members. The Mere act of joining would Cost the county nothing and it would bean act of Courtesy most highly appreciated by tin Borough school Hoard. William 1. Robinson of Washington i lie made a Short address dwelling upon the advantages to be derived from a membership in the directors association and he moved that tin directors As a body become members of the state association. Or. I. G. Barber and county superintendent Steinbach also spoke in favor of the directors association after which the matter was voted upon. The motion carried with Only a few dissent ing votes. The following directors were present j at the convention Anthony township Jacob Kreamer William Krum j. F. Caldwell 1. I 1. B Reinen Allen Watson and Bryan Dell Ell. Cooper township Nathan Krum Barton Foust. James Lee Charles Fry Charles Wert Mau and Melvin Shultz. Derry township Isaac Moser Aud George Wolf. Independent District Dallas cot nor John Hoffman Wallace Dean Jacob Keiffer Elias Anspach and e. J. Taylor. Liberty township Daniel Lazarus Edward Moore Noah stump Daniel Shade. William c. Robinson and Jesse Bogert High school commencement Friday evening june 6th. The graduating class of 1902 is working hard to win honors and to perfect the arrangements for the commencement exercises which will be held in the opera House of Friday evening june 5th. A number of new features have been added and it is expected that the exercises will possess much literary Merit. The a class history Quot will be divided this year one student giving the history and another making the prophecy. A recitation in German and an oration in latin will make interesting numbers. A Mantle oration will again he a feature of the program after having been omitted for several years. The Penn social orchestra augmented to eleven men including a trap drummer will furnish the music. The exercises of the whole in Point of in retest and Merit will no doubt equal any commencement in the past. The customary Large audience packing tin House from top to Bottom would seem assured. The directors committee having charge of commencement object to a Long program which is Apt to become tiresome and detract More or less from the interest in the whole event. For this reason they have eliminated vocal music which on previous years helped to lengthen out the exercises be ides adding very much to the expenses. Missionary meetings. The woman a auxiliary and the Young woman a auxiliary of the Home and foreign missionary society of the Grove presbyterian Church held an interesting meeting tuesday night. Mrs Mcinen and . Moorehead of Milton tie former vice president of the foreign presbyterian and the latter vice president of the Home Presby to i ill. Were present and delivered addresses. Miss Elfreide Weiss Sang two solos very effectively. Mrs. E s. Gearhart gave a talk on a Siam Quot and . J. B. Gearhart our Laos. A a miss Lowrie and miss Sara Wilson each read a paper the former on Porto Rico and the latter on Cuba. The meeting ended with a about 50 persons were present. The woman a foreign missionary society of the Mahoning presbyterian a Liureri held a meeting tuesday afternoon at the Home of . F. Q. Hartman. Mrs. Heir eur and . Moore Lead of Milton were present and each gave a talk. Mrs. Hartman who was a Delegate to the woman a Board at Cleveland >., presented her report. Junk dealer s second arrest. Jacob Engle the Hemlock Street junk dealer who was arrested last held for court for violating the act of Isi Iff relating to the Purchase of brass was arrested again yesterday on information sworn out by William Pursley a p. Amp r. Coal and Iron policeman which charged Engle with a stealing and receiving brass off Aud from p. Amp. R. Cars standing of tin switch near the Reading Iron works Quot. Engle pleaded not guilty and waived a hearing. The Justice held him for court in his own recognizance. It will be remembered that brass air Brake valves were found on Engles premises which he declared he had bought although he was unable to Tell when Aud of whom he made the Purchase. Laid to rest. The funeral of Robert c. Stub Lor son of or. And . Art Ley Stohler took place monday afternoon at 2 o clock. The services were conducted at the family residence a Liureri Street by the Rev. L. B. Twichell of the first Baptist Church. Interment was made in Odd Fellows cemetery. Those who attended the funeral from out of town were Rev. Aud . J. W. Crawford Aud Sou Harold of Allens Mills Boyd Crawford of Jaminal a. B. Stohler son and daughter a liar Les and Emma . Mary Mann and daughter Clara and . Jane Richie of Bloomsburg. Other personals on fourth Page a anniversary meeting. Camp 135, p. O. Of a., an auxiliary of the p. O. S. Of a., held a very interesting meeting last night with some 2 h people present. The event which was known As a May party was in Honor of the first birthday of the Camp which was instituted just one year ago with Twenty members. The membership at present is forty and the Camp is flourishing along All lines. A business session was held last evening Between 5 30 and 8 of clock. This was followed by a supper at which ice Cream cake fruit and Coffee were served. A strike inevitable. Tie executive committee of the miners Union in session at Scranton to decide whether or not to order a strike adjourned last evening at 5 30 to reconvene at 9 of clock this morning. A test vote was taken during yesterday with the alleged result of 1 5 to 12 in favor of a strike. The consensus of opinion is that a strike is inevitable. A strenuous session a adjourned by the president business unfinished. Continued on 4th Page. 5th column. Memorial Sermon. The memorial Sermon for Goodrich Post no. 22,g. A. Will be preached by Rev. Harry Curtin Harman at St Paul a m. E. A Liureri on sunday Mav 25th, at 10 30 a. M. The antagonism and bitterness existing Between the different factions of Council Friday eve culminated in a general Racket which brought the session summarily to a close with a Large amount of business unfinished. Men lost their Heads rash measures were adopted and language used by tin belligerents which would look exceedingly had in print. The circus began when or. Pm Mer moved that the plans Aud specifications of j. Murray Africa be accepted Aud Bis Bill of $2,000 to paid. Or. Vastine refused to entertain the motion Bolding that or. Kemmer As one who voted with the affirmative when a former motion to pay was lost had no right at this time to make the motion. Kemmer Brandt Dougherty and George Sechler declared that the chair was hound to entertain any motion that was regularly made and seconded. Finding the chairman obdurate however they declared that they would get even with him that no other matters should be brought up. Things were at a standstill and disorder and confusion reigned. A adjournment is in order Quot announced the president. No one seemed willing to make the motion when the chairman with a loud rap of the Gavel himself declared the meeting adjourned. This action which seemed quite unusual brought Forth a storm of protest. A a it a illegal a shouted or. Kemmer a you take the chair Quot exclaimed a fellow member. Or. Kemmer obeyed rapped the meeting to order but alas several members had vanished Aud there was not a quorum. Before the storm broke Council transacted considerable business among which was a farther consideration of fan rates for water motors. Elias Maier representing tin hotel men was present to ask that the rates be fixed at $5 per fan for the entire season As embodied in the motion made by or. Gibson Aud with Iris consent left lie Over until tin present meeting. The president stated that lie did not think Council ought to interfere with the fixing of the water rates which was a matter that bad been delegated to the water commissioners. However As or. Cormeau one of the water commissioners was Presenal or a wow �?11 upon him. Or. Cormeau strongly opposed a reduction which lie regarded in the Light of an unjust discrimination. Or. Kemmer favored a reduction declaring that he had consulted an attorney and found that the authority Lay with Council Aud that the water commissioners Are Only figure Heads acting under them. Or. Davis was of the opinion that if the water commissioners have no authority vested in them the Board might As Well be dispensed with. He did no to approve of any sue i antagonism. Things were getting warm when or. Gibson announced that he would withdraw his motion. This leaves the matter where it was at first and probably ends tie controversy. Tie specifications for the new Bridge Over Mahoning Creek at Centre Street were before Council. Or. Kemmer advocated that the Iron Bridge Over the canal at Wall Street be removed to Centre Street. The Bridge is longer than what is required at Center Street but he said it could 1m made to answer and the entire Cost of removal would not be More than Oue to Laird of the Cost of a new Bridge. The canal company lie reminded Council bad Given the Borough permission to remove the Bridges and fill up the canal for a Roadway providing it constructed a Culvert underneath of sufficient capacity. A discussion followed during which or. Lloyd expressed himself As opposed to the measure As he said tin filling up of the canal would cause a overflow in times of flood on tin River. Or. Kemmer moved that the matter be referred to the committee on streets and Bridges for investigation. A vote followed which seemed to be in doubt when a Yea and Nav vote was taken with tin following result yeast Vastine Montgomery Patton Kemmer Davis and Brandt. Nays George Seeliger Gibson and Lloyd. On motion of or. Montgomery it was decided to hold a adjourned meeting on next Friday night for the purpose of hearing a report of the committee. Should they advise against a removal bids will be received Aud contracts awarded for a new Bridge of next regular meeting night. Of motion Andrew Smith was granted a permit to build a double Bouse of lower Mulberry Street. Of motion of or. Patton it was ordered that new clubs be ordered for the two policemen. Or. Lloyd objected to the position of tin arc Light at the p. L brewery which he said was not placed at the spot designated by Council which is nearly a Square Distant where it would be of service to the general Public the matter was referred to the committee of Light. Job printing the office of the american being furnished with a Large assortment of Job letter and fancy Type and Job material generally the i Fisher announces to the Public Toliaf he is prepared at All times to execute in the neatest manner a Job printing of All kinds and desc option or a get our prices before you place your timers Are Busy grounds at Dewitt spark secured for the season. The old timers since organizing of tuesday night have lost no time in getting ready for a Busy seasons work. The Board of control yesterday secured the base Hall grounds at Dewitt spark for the entire season All of the arrangements being most satisfactory. Thu old timers Are to have the refusal of the ground at All times. Every improvement suggested by the Board will be made and the grounds will be put in first class condition. The grand stand will be placed under roof and each Side enclosed by a screen. The ground will be furnished with a players Bench and the Diamond will be one of the Best in this Section. The season will probably be opened on the 24th just. By a game at the Park Between the old timers and the semiprofessional team of Sunbury. The Hoffa boys of Washingtonville who created such a favourable impression last year will play with Danville this season. Lewis of Bloomsburg will be 3rd baseman Aud Gilbert of Berwick hours unconscious. Miss Viola Heilman daughter of Jerry Heilman of West Hemlock township met with an Accident at Washingtonville saturday evening which May result very seriously. She had stepped into the store of Cotner amp Deihl to make a few purchases. Some one about the place bad just gone into the cellar leaving the trap door in the floor open. This was not noticed by miss Heilman and she walked into the opening falling into the cellar striking her head on tie Steps. She was found lying on the cellar floor unconscious. She was carried up into the store and or. Hoffa called. _ he found her to be suffering from concussion of tie brain. The usual remedies in such injuries were applied but the Case refused to yield to treatment Aud for four hours the girl was in an unconscious state. The exit meet meanwhile in the Little Borough was most intense the Rumor gaining currency that the girl was fatally injured. Miss Heilman will recover although it was a very close Call. A Telephone message sunday stated she was much better. The plumbers in this City arc still kept Busy replacing water pipes and drains which were busted during the recent cold Strouse badly injured. Samuel Strouse a Young Man employed by John Coleman on one of John r. Bennett a farms near sex Nii Tiao mat wit a a Virv serious Acci Lent about 4 of clock monday afternoon. He was working among the Stock when lie was kicked by a Colt which struck him in the ribs. To uttered a agony of pain in addition to which the effects of the Shock were most severe. One of the farm hands mounted a bicycle and Rode Down to Washingtonville posthaste for a physician or. Patton responded. He found the Pati it suffering with a bad contusion of the right Side. Or. Strouse will be Laid up for some time. Spikes 38 inches in length. Spikes thirty eight inches Long Are something of a Novelty. Yet such Are made Aud May be seen in the window of m. H. Schramz a store on Mill Street. They Are the product of the Nail factory at Sharon the largest Nail works in the United states and were brought to Dauville by Albert h. Jones a Miloye of the Plant who visited his parents or. Aud . John r. Jones Cross Street last week. Spikes of such Large dimensions Are not actually used Aud these were made of a 00-Penny machine merely to show what can be accomplished. The largest Spike in demand at present is a 12-Iucli child s narrow escape. Robert the Little four year old Sou of Jesse Lunger narrowly escaped serious in not fatal injury Friday afternoon. He was playing near his Home on ferry Street and was in the act of crossing the Alley when he was struck on the head by the Tongue of the delivery Wagon of the Atlantic refilling company which just then turned the Corner. The Little fellow was knocked Down falling almost under the horses feet. The Driver fortunately was Able to Stop the team just the Nick of time to save tie boy from being run Over. The Little Fel Low was not seriously Hurt a Bruise upon the forehead being the extent of his injuries. A nurse in the Philippines. Miss Ashio Zauer daughter of the late Levi Zauer of Derry township who last week returned from the philippine islands of sunday last entertained a number of her old friends at the family Homestead. Miss Zauer entered the government service As nurse three years ago. She has had a interesting experience and has seen much of the world. Rabbi Eli Mayer. Rabbi Eli Meyer a son of rabbi Adolph Meyer of this City has accepted a Call from the Congre Tiou at Helena. Arkansas. Or. Meyer is but 24 years of age Aud graduated from tie Cincinnati Ohio hebrew Union College Aud the University of Cincinnati. He is Well known in Danville among the jewish residents having frequently visited his father Here. The position he has accepted carries with it a salary of $1500 per year
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