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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - May 9, 1901, Danville, PennsylvaniaHome paper for the Home the circulation of this paper is increasing rapidly. It Wil you to advertise in the american. Subscription $1 per year a this country will never be entirely free until it supplies All of its own demands with its own vol. 46�?no 19. Danville pa., thursday May 9. 1901. Established in 1855.du. Irving h. Jennings flours 9 a. If. To 12 m 1 p. If. To 4 p. M 104 Hill St., Danville a. Q Shultz m. D. 425 Mill St., Danville a. Les eases of the stomach Ami intestines a specially a a. W. P. Anglo dentist office 218 Mill Street. Teeth extracted without pain. Crown and Bridge work a specially quipped with the latent and most improved instruments and prepared to execute the most difficult work. Or. C. H. Reyn0ld8, formerly of cataw1s8a office opposite Boston 8tore, Danville a Lent Stry in All its branches charge moderate and All work guaranteed established 1893.1condensed news. Trout dinners Are popular. Fly time is fast approaching. Dandelion Hunters Are Busy. Vacation Days Are near at hand. Candidates for office Are hustling. Local politics Are simmering now. Boat owners Are overhauling their raft. The next Public event will be memory to Day. A clean cellar is an evidence of Good ouse keeping. Merchants were Busy until a late hour sturday night. The industrious Farmer is now Busy Ith his Corn planting. Are we going to have a fourth of Only Celebration in Danville the edict against tramps should be osted on every pile of Railroad ties. The armory is being artistically decorated for to Morrow evenings dance. The summer resort hotel proprietor is preparing for a big business this season. The g. A. R. Committees Are hard at Ork on the arrangements for memorial a. From present indications there will i an abundance of Flowers for memory i Day. Miss Shepperson of this City is dug treated at the Mary Packer Hospi Tsun Bury. Persons who steal Flowers from grave the cemeteries deserve the severest Inist meet. Mrs. Fred Lowe fast front Street ii entertain a number of friends at a care this afternoon. The attractive Home of mrs. Abigail a a Singer Lias been repainted. The work in done by k. C. Yeager. Masters Edward Buck and Alex Iris killed a Large blowing adder near e fair grounds yesterday. A novel meeting will he held at the ovation army Hall to night at 8 lock. All Are cordially invited. The Early morning carpet beater is ing his work Well to the great disunion of his neighbor who sleeps a a. Tange master George Gross will begin Alif Ying the members of company f their Range near the fair grounds on urday. The United states express company 11 receive and ship free of charge All it nations to the sufferers of the Jack Iville fire. Frany p. Amp r. Passenger brakeman d conductors have received their new niner uniforms which will he donned it it the Middle of the month. The Catholic Church people in this obese Are greatly interested in the sing of Money for an orphanage. It Likely that Sylvan Heights Larris re will be selected for the site. The Public school teachers of the the Are favouring the organization of a Ion upon the lines of the labor or libations. Circulars have been Dis muted recently urging such an schools East closing summer vacation begins june 4 examinations next week. The Public schools of this City will close on tuesday june 4th, for the summer vacation and will remain closed about three months opening Early in september. The final examinations for the senior class of the High school will begin next monday. A great Deal of interest of course is entered in the graduating class which this year numbers ten. The averages made by most of the pupils during the past term Are very satisfactory and great credit should be Given to our Able corps of teachers. The commencement exercises will begin on sunday evening june 2, with the preaching of the baccalaureate Sermon. The members of the graduating class will attend by Nai Zion synagogue in a body. There the Sermon will be preached to them by rabbi Adolph Meyer. The exercises in the opera House will be held on thursday evening june 6th. The graduates this year Are Julia Alice arms Julia Frances a grave Joseph h. Divel Clarence Frana Derr Jacob h. Geise Bessie Marion Klase r. Maude leighow Margaret Lenhart Gertrude Meyer and Charles Nathaniel Day program. The memorial Day committee of the g. A. R. Held a session after the regular meeting of Goodrich Post monday. It was decided to hold services on the plot in Odd Fellows cemetery on Idem or Ial Day. There will be the usual March to the cemetery in which All the civic organizations of the Borough Are asked to join. The address at the cemetery will be delivered by Rev. George a. Limbert pastor of Shiloh reformed Church. The memorial Sermon will be preached by Rev. Or. M. L. Shindel at Pine Street lutheran Church on sunday. May 26. Citizens Are asked to donate hags for the purpose of marking soldiers Graves. Thebe can be left at Hunt s drug store or at the Coal Yard of Samuel Mill a. The line of March along with other details will he presented later. The memorial committee is composed of the following veterans John h. Hunt Michael Shires a. C. Angle j. I. Krum Samuel Morrall Robert g. Miller h. Aten d. R. P. Childs John a. Kester and Samuel of or. Hartman. The funeral of Wellington Hartman who was killed in a runaway Accident on sunday evening was held from the family residence near Grovania yesterday afternoon. It was a sad event for the residents of that Little Hamlet. Or. Hartman was respected and esteemed by a wide Circle of friends and acquaintances and All who could possibly arrange it attended the obsequies. The Rev. D. L. Kugleman conducted the service. His sympathetic Sermon surely must have been a Comfort to the bereaved. He spoke feelingly of or. Hartman a Good traits. The interment was made in the Odd Fellows cemetery this City. The remains were viewed at the grave by Many Danville people. Nearly All sections of Montour and Columbia counties were represented. The pall bearers were g. Y. Mow Ery Charles Fry John Christian Charles Wertman Lewis Baylor and Edward meeting Wallace Orcis. Lie members of the famous 8tirk fam a great feature of the Wallace Cir this year Are doing work that Bor is on the marvelous. In truth some their attainment Are of such Complex i cuties that it frequently passes h but Little More notice from the Blic than their simpler displays t not infrequently happens that in a particularly hazardous feat is of polished the strongest 8qd m09t mounted applause will come from the by wherein the other actors of the a a May invariably be found ranged spectators when Quot the stilts Are Ven an act can hold the attention actors As that of the Stirks does it y indeed be said to be truly great. Vill be at Bloomsburg tuesday May congregation of Christian Charity exempt from mention of the doings of your friends and acquaintances. The Borough Council held a regular meeting Friday eve with president Kem Mer in the chair. The Roll was called when the following members responded Kimmer Dougherty Goldsmith Jones m. D. L. Sechler George Sechler Fet Terman and Vastine. James Scarlet appeared before Council in behalf of the congregation of Sisters of Christian Charity asking that it be exonerated from two years tax held against it amounting to $168. He explained that the society whose object is to establish schools orphanages hospitals and the like is a charitable institution pure and simple and As such should be exempt from taxation. Even the orphanage connected with the Home he said is supported by Charity As the total sum contributed by those interested in children cared for represents Only a mite from Here and there and on the average does not amount to More than $3 per month. On motion of or. Dougherty seconded by or. Fetterman it was ordered that the congregation of Christian Charity be exempted from taxation. The fact was reported that parties interested had planted Trees in the Road along the presbyterian cemetery leading to the episcopal burying ground diverting travel through the common. On motion of or. Vastine the Street commissioner was ordered to Cut Down the Trees and otherwise repair the Road. On motion of or. Vastine the crossing on East Mahoning Street opposite St. Paul a m. E. Church was ordered raised and repaired. The following Bills were approved for payment. Water department. Regular employes.1137.00 work on repairs. 73.30 Curry amp Vannan. 69.72 a. C. Amesbury.152.00 Joseph Lechner. 4.26 Frank Schram. 15.06 Harry Patton. 20.00 Borough department. Regular 82.50 Street labor. 74.33 Telephone rent. 6.00 s. Welliver. 1.84 Standard electric Light co 470.14 Standard Gas co. 3.20 municipal journal amp Engineer. 3.00 . Roat. 3.80 c. M. Johnston. 7.53 Frank Schram. 1.15 Joseph Lechner. 1.50 Joseph Hunter int. 57.60 h. L. Gross int. 72.00 Eureka fire Hose co. 14.00dragged to his death fatal collision on Bloom Road sunday for the dance. The Assembly to be Given by the ladies of the thursday euchre club in the armory tomorrow evening will be the most elaborate affair of this kind held in Danville in several seasons. The dance is a novel one the ladies inviting the gentlemen paying All expenses and making All ne-es8 try arrangements. In leap year fashion the gentlemen will be invited by the Ladier to dance. The had will be tastefully decorated with flags and Bunting and arrangements will be made for the serving of a Dainty supper. The music will be stationed in the Large Mill Street window. The Penn social club orchestra of nine pieces has been engaged for this occasion and an excellent program of dance music is assured. During the evening progressive euchre will be enjoyed and first and second prizes will be of miss Martha f. Adams. Miss Martha f. Adams an esteemed and Well known resident died on saturday last at 9 a. In. The deceased was seventy four years of age a sister of Robert and Peter j. Adams Ami one of the oldest communicant members of St. Paul s m. E. Church. The cause of death was exhaustion incidental to her age. She was not especially ill on Friday and occupied her place with the family at the evening the battleship Indiana. William t. Gaskins son of or. And mrs. Walter Gaskins West Mahoning Street who recently enlisted in the u. 8. Navy As a machinist Lias been assigned to the Battle ship Indiana. This vessel is now located at league Island and will take the naval cadets on a three months cruise leaving during the present funeral of mrs. Billmeyer. The funeral of mrs. Mary Billmeyer was held sunday from the Home of her daughter mrs. C. Heddens at the Heddens House. A Large number of people from All parts of the county attended the services. The pall bearers were George Maiers Oscar Kase sheriff Michael Breckbill and Emanuel Sidler. Interment was made in the Odd Fellows cemetery. Among those present from a distance were or. And mrs. Jacob Umstead and son William and mrs. Allen of Williamsport g. , of new York mrs Mary Cummings of Sunbury c c. Billmeyer and wife f. W. Billmeyer and wife w. D. Steinbach and wife Peter Billmeyer and wife George Kelly William Billmeyer and or. And mrs. Jackson Billmeyer of Mexico or. And mrs. P. B. Heddens of Bloomsburg or. And mrs. Alex Billmeyer and or. And mrs. Amantius Heddens of the tramp de. Be have just arranged with b. K. Let Aker of Danville to handle our of pure medicinal Rye and malt Lisl Ries. We guarantee their purity Heater distilling co. Duff malt whiskey painful Accident. Kate the eight year old daughter of Wilbon Fry met with an unfortunate Accident yesterday afternoon. The Little girl was playing in the Yard of her Home on Asir Street when she ing her right hand on a piece of Glass Jar cutting a Gash four inches in length one of the arteries was severed. Or Kimerer was summoned who found it necessary to take four change of importance. The United Telephone and Telegraph company will make Many changes in the management of its lines in the Eastern part of Pennsylvania in the near future. George b. Wright the present superintendent of the Montour a Columbia Telephone line will be made the general superintendent of the lines from Williamsport to Pottsville with Headquarters at Sudbury. There will be a master lineman and two assistants for each District Between Williamsport and Pottsville who will receive orders from or. Wright. Or. Smith one of the prominent members of the United Telephone and Telegraph company will be in this Section next week to take account of fractured in play. Mabel May the seven year old daughter of or and mrs. William t. Shepper son of Riverside met with an unfortunate Accident on Friday last. She was returning from an errand with several other Little girls Aud in her play fell to the ground striking her left Arm so As to cause an ugly fracture. She will be confined to the House fur the next five or six . Rishel Dies unexpectedly. Mrs. Elizabeth Rishel wife of Cousart Rishel died at her Home Mahoning township monday night at 10 of clock mrs. Rishel was ill Only three Days. The deceased was 43 years of age. She is survived by her husband and six children Elsie Fannie Melva Regina Howard and the members of the reunion and arrangement committees of the k. G. E. Are requested to meet at the Lodge room at 7 30 o clock Friday evening. Memorial Day should be properly observed in Danville. The Rev. C. D. Lerch is visiting relatives near Mcewensville. Or. And mrs. Martin Vandermark of Berwick were visitors in this City yesterday. Mrs. Charles Wallize and son Herbert of Williamsport Are visiting friends near Washingtonville. W. F. Adams of Catawissa spent a few hours in this City yesterday. David Eekman a. S. Ammerman Esq. And major Charles p. Gearhart returned last evening from a fishing trip in the White Deer mountains. The Rev. Albeck of Berwick called on friends in this City yesterday. W. D. Gresh of Ottowa transacted business in this City yesterday. Frank Kramer has returned from Philadelphia. Mrs. Joseph Leisenring and mrs. Clarence Blank of Sunbury were the guests yesterday of mrs. William Grove Hemlock Street. Mrs. Joseph Jones and mrs. W. C. Davis Are spending a Tew Days in Berwick As the guests of mrs. William Cruikshank. Mrs. G. S. Mclean of Swipp Lusburg arrived in Danville last even into spend j a few Days with her Mother mrs. E. Coulter. Or. And mrs. Henry Rempe and a laughter returned last evening from a trip to Philadelphia. E. S. Czechowicz was in Sunbury yesterday. John Baas of Uniondale is a guest at the Home of Rev. Or. W. I. Steans East Mahoning Street. 1. A. Montgomery was in Williamsport yesterday. D. Rogers left last evening on a business trip to it. Carmel. Carl Litz was in Sunbury yesterday. Mrs. D. W. Cotner of Sunbury attended the funeral yesterday of the late Wellington Hartman. Lewis Fisch of ilk Escarre made a business trip to this City yesterday. Miss Alice Stebbins of Northumberland is visiting her sister mrs. A. B. Bowser front Street. Miss Helen Sweasey of Catawissa is visiting mrs. William Young Pine Street. Or. And mrs. F. W. Billmeyer of Mexico this county spent sunday with friends in this City. K. A. Ream spent sunday with Sha Mokin friends. Or. Ami mrs. Edward Young of Sun Bury spent sunday with mrs. Rebecca Clark. Lloyd Peifer of Wilkes Barre spent sunday with his parents or. And mrs. George w. Peifer Mill Street. Miss Lizzie Hullihen spent sunday with friends in Sunbury. Or. And mrs. John a. Liar Tel spent sunday with the latter s Mother mrs. Susan Watts Bloomsburg. Or. And mrs. William i. Williams of new Columbia Are guests at the Home of t. W. Bedea no. 609 East Market Street. Mrs. A. 11. Bloom returned to Bloomsburg saturday after a visit at the Home of d. S. Bloom Bloom Street. Or. Aud mrs. Rush Cook and daughter miss Nora of Bloomsburg spent sunday at the Home of Benjamin Book Willer Mill Street. Misses Carrie Thomas and Julia Reich of Milton Are guests of miss Lizzie Zielenbach Vine Street. Daniel b. Heddens Clarence Seidel a. T. Oberdorf and will Clark spent sunday in Kingston and Wilkes Barre. Mrs. H. M. Brown wife of or. H. Mac Creagh Brown of West Philadelphia is the guest of miss Cordelia Woolley West Market Street. O. R. Drug Heller of Shatokin was in Danville yesterday. E. A Himmelreich of , was a visitor in this City yesterday. Harry mans and Carl Bickle of Milton made a bicycle trip to this City yesterday. Or. I Llota of Washingtonville drove to this City yesterday. Elgar Bickle spent yesterday in Bloomsburg. R. W. Shelly was in blk Romsburg yesterday afternoon. Lewis Deshay of Lewistown is visiting at the Home of his sister mrs. A. Thomas first Street. Edward Campbell made a business trip to Milton yesterday. Simon Savage manager of the p. L. Brewery was in Nanticoke yesterday. Or. And mrs. Otto Welp of Philadelphia Are the guests of Thomas Williams Wall Street. Peter Baylor left yesterday for Pottsville. Orville Hale returned to Shamokin yesterday after a Short visit at the Home of his Uncle e. K. Hale West Mahoning Street. Undertaker George roat transacted business in Sunbury yesterday. Misses Margaret Rote Helen Ramsey and Frank Newbaker and f. Pursel Angle returned last night from Hazleton. David a Boley return etl Home yesterday from a visit with friends in Bloomsburg. Joseph Patton returned a Home yesterday from a business trip. Wellington Hartman a Well known resident of Cooper township who owns a farm near christians Lime Kiln on the Bloomsburg Road was instantly killed about 9 of clock bunday while driving Home from the state Hospital in company with his daughter. Or. Hartman was driving two horses in a Spring Wagon. When near the school House at some distance this Side of Grovania George Sommers and a companion of Montour township Columbia county came up behind him and attempted to pass. A collision occurred. Or. Hartman a Wagon was upset and the horses ran away. Miss Hartman escaped with but slight bruises but her father was dragged fifty Yards the Bones of his fade were broken and he was mangled almost beyond recognition his Skull was fractured and his left leg broken. Or. Kimerer was called to the scene of the Accident but medical Aid was unavailing. The driving Accident sunday night resulting in the death of Wellington Hartman has cast a deep gloom Over Cooper township. Justice of the peace j. 1. Bare was called from this City about half past 12 of clock sunday night who upon learning the circumstances decided that an inquest was necessary and Impan eled the following jury Geo. M. Leighow John Christy Charles Wertman William e. Rishel Isaiah w. Wertman and Charles Fry. Ella May Hartman who accompanied her father on the ill fated ride and John Krum who resides near the spot where the collision occurred were the Only witnesses. Or. Hartman and daughter had reached a a Point at a Short distance North of Keller a school House when they heard a conveyance following driven at a unusually High rate of Speed. Or. Hartman pulled his horses close to the site of the Road leaving sufficient room for two buggies to pass abreast. At the next moment a collision occurred and tie Wagon up set. Miss Hartman who occupied the rear seat of the Spring Wagon was thrown out against the Fence. From what can be Learned it would seem that the buggy in colliding ran in under the Bozof the Spring Wagon which pitched or. Hartman out in front the Man eve gently falling upon his head. The upset caused the Doubletree to break and a the frightened horses soon freed themselves from the Wagon. Or. Hartman it would seem was entangled in the lines and was dragged a Hundred or More feet. The horses ran Home. John Krum stood at his front Gate when or. Hartman and daughter went by. They were driving at a moderate Pace. In a very Short time two med passed by in a buggy driving As fast As their horse could go. About 200 feet further on the collision occurred. Or. Krum heard the crash and ran to the Rescue. The men in the buggy stopped Only Long enough to right their vehicle which had upset in the collision. In response to an inquiry Summers gave his name. Or. Krum himself went in search of or. Hartman and found him lying in the Road dead. At the same moment the two men passed but did not Stop to Render any assistance. After hearing the evidence of the daughter Ella May and John Krum the inquisition was continued until saturday next May 11. At 2 p. M. In order to gather additional evidence. Wellington Hartman was 42 years of age the Sou of Jacob Hartman of Cooper township. He is survived by a wife and seven children All single. The eldest daughter Amanda is employed at the Hospital for the insane this City. With a girl Friend she spent sunday at her father s House. Or. Liar Tau accompanied by a younger daughter hat taken the two girls Back to the Hospital and it was on the drive homeward that the fatal collision took place. The funeral was held wednesday at 1 p. M. From the Homestead 011 the Bloomsburg Cary literary society. The Alice Cary literary society of the third Ward grammar school held a regular meeting on Friday last recitations were rendered by Clark Raver Laura Mann Elsie Hornberger stanly Morris and Jessie Kimerer. The question debated was a resolved that Brazil is capable of greater development than the United those on the affirmative Side were Regina Hendrickson Amanda Young Man Martha Russell Bertha Cromwell William Stewart. Those representing the negative were Harry Swank Ger Trude Bare George Jacobs Catherine Gearhart Ami Minnie Ware. The decision was Reml ered in favor of the places on the p amp r. A neat Booklet nil by illustrated and entitled a pleasant places on the Philadelphia and Reading railway Quot has just been issued. It was compiled and published by the general passenger department Ami gives a Complete directory of summer resorts Etc., reached by the Reading lines with a list of hotels and boarding he a uses. It is very Complete Ami a piste a valuable and Handy Booklet major edit edifying address by a salvation St of note Friday evening. The lecture of major Edith Marshall in salvation army Hall Friday eve was one of the most important events connected with the salvation army that has Ever taken place in this City. As a subject major Marshall dwelt upon her personal recollections of bitter persecution in France and Switzerland. She is a person of most engaging personality. She has seen a great Deal of the world and what she has to say she sets Forth with a Freedom and directness which leaves no doubt As to her earnestness and sincerity. Major Marshall is a native of London. Pier life is consecrated to the salvation army. When a Mere child she was converted and quite Early in life was enrolled As a worker in the army. Twelve years ago 9he left England for France where she spent one year As a Cadet under miss Catherine Booth the eldest daughter of general Booth Labouring the most of the time in Paris. The masses there were characterized by great brutality there was nearly an utter absence of religion in any form and License and immorality reigned. The salvation lists met with the most bitter opposition which was inspired not so much by religious prejudice As by the licentious and Lawless element who saw that the teachings of the army had a purifying and elevating influence which ran counter to their own desires. The Little army of Twenty five or thirty girl cadets often found themselves at the mercy of a mob of Many hundreds where the struggle became one literally for their lives. Buch a mob was encountered on one occasion just opposite the grand opera House. Stones and other missiles were raining Down on the helpless cadets. There seemed no Way of escape when two of the girls Knelt Down in the Street and began to Pray. There was something in the helple9s attitude of the cadets if it was not the hand of god directly interposed that put the cowardly ruffians that let a the mob to shame and they Slank away after which the crowd soon dispersed. Major Marshall thinks this was the greatest manifestation of gods Power and Protection Ever manifested in her experience. After a year in pm Rance major Marshall wa9 commissioned and sent into Switzerland. For eight years Here the army struggled against the most unreasoning Ami bitter persecution which finally died out Aud the salvation army in Switzerland today is not Only tolerated but �9 encouraged As a powerful auxiliary of the Church. We regret that we Are not Able to give major Marshall a highly edifying address in full. Their first communion. Seventeen children boys and girls made their first communion at solemn High mass sunday in St. Hubert a Church in the presence of a Large congregation. Or a aptly 9 o clock in the morning the children moved in procession from the school to the Church headed by the clergy and altar boys next came the Lily girl miss Gertrude Meintzer bearing in her right hand a Bunch of lilies. Behind her followed the first communicants with candles the boys in the Lead the Gir its bringing up the rear Clad in pure White. Each communicant was accompanied by a boy or girl acting As a Candle bearer. While entering the Sac etl edifice a March was played by the organist miss Mary Kmiecinski. The clergy vested and entered the Sanctuary meanwhile beginning the solemn High mass of which the Rector was the cedi rant. Rev. A. Feeser the Deacon and Rev. F. sub Deacon the latter Clad in surplice and White Atole delivered a touching address to the children after the gospel of the mass. At the close of the mass the procession formed again and proceeded out of the Church while the congregation remained seated. The children gave evidence of a thorough training and happiness was depicted on their countenances As they walked Down the aisle and out on the sidewalk. For the occasion Rauchas mass was ung and Reml ered with Fine effect. The altars chiefly the High altar was beautifully decorated. Many Cut and potted Flowers were donated by the Good people of the Parish. Shad fishing in the Susquehanna is now the let est since the opening of the season. Large numbers of the delicious fish Are Leiuga taken from the Stream at Points below and near Harrisburg. The big seines have been dragged every a Lay for a week at Columbia and on one Hanl Over 500 fish were meeting. The annual meeting of the Stockhold Era of the Danville Bessemer company will beheld on tuesday May 14, at 11 of clock a. M. At the office of the company 419 Market Street Camden n. J., for the purpose of electing a Board of directors Ami receiving and acting upon the reports of the officers Aud acting upon an amendment to the charter to permit a reduction of the capital Stock in aces glance with the instructions of stockholders last special meeting or otherwise As shall be determined and for the transaction of such other business As May properly come before the meeting. From an Eye witness miss Bertha Gaskins writes from Jacksonville Florida. Stand blocks life As women docks miss Bertha left tins City a couple of weeks ago for a visit with her Uncle Charles s. Beaver at Jacksonville Florida has written a very interesting letter to her Mother mrs. John Gaskins this City relative to the great fire which broke out in that City Friday last and destroyed Over $15,000,000 Worth of property. Or. Beavers residence escaped although the fire swept everything clean up to within three blocks of it. That portion of the City seemed doomed along with others when the wind suddenly changed toward the East which together with a Broad Creek which flows through the City had the effect of circumscribing the extent of the fire. Miss Gaskins writes a not a Church in town is left ing. One Hundred and thirty Are gone while the full loss of yet we do not know. Fifteen and children ran Over to the thinking they were perfectly Safe there but the flames crept up to them and burned them All alive. A hundreds of people sat on the streets last Friday night having no place to go. It is a pathetic sight to see the people passing Black and White each with some Little household treasure in their hands which they managed to save. In the passing Stream Are Many who Are sick being hauled in wagons. The Southern people Are very hospitable and every one having a Home Lias it tilled to overflowing with those who have lost their All. A the lire started at 12 30 of clock Friday afternoon. It simply leaped from one Street to another jumping three or four blocks at a time and starting up in a new District. We never dreamed of any danger until 3 of clock when we heard the most dreadful roaring and upon going up stairs we could see the volumes of smoke coming in our direction. We then began to pack our clothing Silver and other valuables. Had the fire reached us it is doubtful whether any of these things could have been saved As wagons were very scarce. A there was plenty of stealing done and it is hardly Safe for the White people women to he alone in their Homes on account of the negroes. All the Malitia of the City patrolled the City streets last night and three regiments will arrive today. A my visit to Jacksonville will not be very soon forgotten. Burma Job printing the office of the american being furnished with a Large assortment of Job letter and fancy Type and Job material generally the published announces to the Public that he is prepared at All times to execute in the neatest manner Job printing of All kinds and description. 3f�?oget our prices before place your last entertainment. The last entertainment of the y. M. C. A. Free course was Given in the Ball tuesday eve. The Bloomsburg y. M. C. A. Glee club was the attraction and a better aggregation of Good male voices was never heard in this City. Excellent phrasing perfect Harmony and technique produced Only by Good training and hard study were features of the entire program and the Many lovers of music present showed their appreciation by loud and prolonged applause. The club includes the following Well known fingers first tenors a. D. Lynn k. F. Vanderslice and k. F. Colley. Second tenors a. N. Yost h. S. Barton and f. B. Hartman. A first basses of. P. Eyer e. H. Ent and a. K. Aldinger. Second basses a. H. Brower 8. R. Bidleman and o. Ii. Yetter. Mrs. R. F. Colley accompanist. The gentlemen rendered a diversified program All tastes in vocal music being catered to. A negro Medley Sung by a Quartetti was exceptionally Well received. A Bolo by or. Colley entitled a languid Many was much enjoyed. He possesses a Tenor voice of rare purity and is capable of singing a More classical selection than the one rendered last evening. The Bass Solo by or. Aldinger caused much favourable comment. The vigorous Waltz song at the close of the program was among the Best numbers. Taken As a whole the concert was a treat and it is to be hoped that the glee club will visit this City soon wedding celebrate Der. And mrs. Willett entertain in Honor of the events other socials. Or. And mrs. John Willett who reside on the Grier farm near Kipps run celebrated the Twenty fifth anniversary of their marriage tuesday. The occasion was doubly interesting owing to if being mrs. Willetts 4tith birthday. An elaborate dinner was served and a very enjoyable Day spent by All present. Or. And mrs. Willett received Many handsome gifts including silverware glassware furniture Etc. Those present were or. Aud mrs. Raup and or. And mrs. Pensyl of Bloomsburg or. And mrs. Lamp of Shamokin or. And mrs. Alten Sechler or. And mrs. Wyant. Or. And mrs. Schaeffer or. And mrs. L. Shannon or. And mrs. Meiser or. And mrs. Jesse Shannon or. And mrs. John Landau mrs. Wesley Morrall and j. R. Richards and daughter. Misa Lillian. Mrs. W. Burns was tendered a Surprise party at her Home on grand Street tuesday eve. Those present were Ann a Heim Ella Snyder Cornelia Prout Annie Woodside Lizzie Morgan Rena Saltz Man mrs. John Morgan mrs. D. Weidensaul mrs. O. Sweizer mrs. Samuel 8ainsbury, Beu. Diseroad Jacob Werle Yetter Saltzman Grey Voris Walter Jones Dan Morgan and w. H. Wood Side. The fourteenth birthday of Howard Russell f front Street was very pleasantly celebrated on monday evening. The following were present Hattie Adams Dora Adams Anna Keller Jennie Heim Mabel Rote Dora Jenkins Edith Jenkins May James f Lorence Price Elsie Moore Alice Mccormick Mattie brawn Margaret Cole Mary Harris Nellie Giae Helen Geise Stella Doster Gertie Bare Martha Harpel Helen Irland Ada Blakeslee Lizzie Hullihen Grace Ricketts Margaret Mitchell Emeline Lyon Ida Sweisfort Eddie Edmondson Jesse Tannehill John Bowyer Edward Moore Miles Barber Frank Keiner Percy freeze Charles Wetzell Lee Baity Roy Vangilder Willie Jones Edward Price George Miller Isadore Gunzenberger Harry Peters Theodore Horton Willie Russell Bruce Harman Walter Pegg Harry Laurence Warren Mauger Lavier Ritter Walter Trumbower will books John Pritchard and Warren Johnson. Or. And mrs. H. I. Foust entertained a party of Young people at their Home on Railroad Street monday evening in Honor of their daughter miss Edna. The evening was pleasantly spent music and a cake walk being prominent features. Prizes for the most Graceful walkers were awarded As follows first Clara Smith and John Reilly second Gertrude Bickle and Raymond font third Mary Rielly and Charles Jordan. During the evening refreshments were served. Those present were Clarence Eggert Katie Burke Calvin Jackson Mary Foust Howard Froust Gertrude Mentzer Lizzie Eggert Theodore Molter Harry Kinn Joseph Mentzer Edward Woll Joseph dined Walter Foust Rosa Mentzer Bertha Foust Catherine Dineen Kate Rielly Catherine Deen Anna Brooks Catherine Farley Joseph Smith Joseph Sidler Mary Smith Anna Smith Charlee Kidd Anna Jackson Jesse Jordan Aud Mary Mcvey. John Traynor and miss Mary Movey were United in Matrimony tuesday morning. The ceremony was solemnized by Rev. M. I. Of Reilly at St. Josaphs a k. C. Church this City at 7 of clock. Miss Mary Spring of Kingston was bridesmaid and Thomas Traynor brother of the Groom was groomsman. A wedding breakfast was served after the ceremony. The couple will reside with the grooms Mother mrs. Eliza Traynor on Chambers , the marriage of miss Lulu m. Roth and Harry Shellenberger took place yesterday morning at 10 o clock at the parsonage of Shiloh reformed Church Bloom Street Rev. George e. Limbert officiating. The Bride is a charming lady whose friends Are legion. The Groom is a prosperous optician residing in Derby Conn. The Happy couple left on 12 15 p. K. R. Train yesterday for Philadelphia and Newyl Ork. Eger Horton. The Many friends of miss Alice Horton Cherry Street and Joseph Ege will he surprised to learn of their marriage which was solemnized on april 19th. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Or. Shindel at the Pine Street lutheran parsonage. Some of the friends of the couple heard of the marriage yesterday and hastened to extend . The c. E. Society of the Mausdale reformed Church will hold a festival at the Church on saturday evening May 11th. All Are invited to manufacture its own Light. The new boiler recently installed in the polish brewery is being followed with further improvements. The latest addition decided Apon is a Dynamo by which the company will manufacture its own electric Light. Mrs. Arthur Woolley pleasantly entertained her sunday school class on tuesday evening at her borne on West Market Street. Those present were misses Ida Sweisfort Margaret Cole Amy Kinn Annie Rowe Annie Fisher Mary Wetzel Hannah Prout Frances welliver Mary and Josephine Beaver Tillie and Mary Prichard Elsie Sainsbury Fame line Lyons Nellie Moorehead Gussie and Stella deter and Mary Fine entertainment. It is to be regretted that a larger audience did not Greet the Clever entertainers Elizabeth de Barrie Gill and miss Dorothy Johnstone at they. M. C. A. Hall Friday evening. Those fortunate enough to be present were delighted with the entertainment. Encores were numerous. Mrs. Gill is an exceptionally talented woman and versatile in her manner of entertainment. She possesses a Strong and Clear contralto voice very expressive in effect. As an elocution St and Reader she is remarkably gifted. The Arena scene from quo Vadis was dramatically recited and was loudly applauded. The Harp solos rendered by miss Johnstone were much enjoyed. Her tone and technical ability combined with the Possession of a Fine instrument made her numbers stand out prominently. The program throughout was of mias Maggie Quinn. Miss Maggie Quinn Well known in this City died tuesday at 8 30 of clock at the Home of her Uncle Thomas d. James Railroad Street Mahoning township. The deceased was seventeen years of age her parents or. And mrs. Rich Ard Quinn died several years ago. Misa Quinn had been a patient sufferer for Many months but was Only confined to her bed about five weeks. A affliction a Ore Long time she sgt re. Physicians were in vain until the lord at last did hear her moan and eased her of her pain. Although her sufferings we so great. Through nights Long Wea hours a Slit it with a christians a Hope. Aud faded like the Flowers. A patient

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