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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - May 14, 1903, Danville, PennsylvaniaBorne Pajer a for the borne l he circulation of Thi paper f my Reasing rapidly let will let a you to advertise in the Amk Kincan subscription $1 per year it it i Kyonti 11. In Metis 1wx1ist. Lafitt hour a a m. To r m &Quot>4 i Quot i it m to i a. M i hint ill. 41% 111 Pic Mil i uni pc a a is Job printing the once Al the Amaki Wahbe uns hed with a Large Assort n n Jol it letter and Lancy Type and to Materia generally the i Iblis by announces to the Public that he i prepare at All times to execute this coi try will never be entirely free Jintil it supplies All of its own dem am Iii i r in prod a i it it is Job printing Dan v ill 1�a. Till Bidav May h.1�mi3. Esta Elisii cd in 155. Ofahl kinds and vol. 4s-no . A ill . M ii. 4�?~j�?T, my St., , la a. A Linease of tie stomach and intestine a so Siah 1 i h. U a. Dentist a Jyh Mill i Kicki it u n a rein Kalra Ruml Iii Mimi in it in. I Ronnii Mill Holt is work t specially. R <iit�m-i1 a Lili the a a a a a a a it improved instruments mid prepare a execute the most difficult work. Or. H. Okyn oids a dentist 288 Mill St., Danville la. Dentistry in nil its Tikiun Hes Chur res m a Lerote Ami All worn Hua Rantel Belal listed 1882 m is. Now for real summer. Picun will soon be popular electric tans will soon in i order. Tin Strawberry festival is i Inibig a laugh factory due s Minst rib. Dumont minstrels Oil saturday night. Let memorial Day be fittingly observed. Straw bats cannot in held Hack an it longer. The annual period is near at hand. Obi sol Lias evident i \ settled Down tor a season s run. The boys Are already looking up the a old swim Tuini Hole. Something badly needed in South Dau Viltes a Street sprinkler. A Long lasting laugh is the Trade Mark of Dumont a minstrels. Tuiloma Prout is adding a new front porch to his residence on grand Street. The snug Robin and the Straw hat doubtless feel that the danger line has been passed. The commit be of the g. A k. Pos a of the City is completing arrangements for memorial Day. The record of smallpox for this sent it i appalling due wholly to carelessness about vaccination keep on improving the streets repair the sidewalks. Good streets arc the Marks of a live town. 1 he fruit Trees Are Beautiful with to loot hut the Dusty roads make driving in the country unpleasant. The new Laws enacted by the legislature Are now being studied by those interested Iii their enforcement. A Nice Little old fashioned fourth of july Celebration would he decidedly appropriate tins year. Let us have it. While the Southern poach crop will Lee a comparatively Small one the Supply will he made up by extra Fine fruit. Hegi uiting sunday next sunday school at Trinity lutheran Church will be held at in a i. During the Suminer month. Though their Racks Are thinning out veterans show no Lack of Energy in their preparation for the Observance of memorial Day. Good Hall with Good clubs will be patronized in Danville. Keep the Gano up to the Mark and the attendance will is in keeping with it. The John circus and menagerie one of the Best shows in the country will exhibit in Sunbury on thursday May �8 the show uses a special train of thirty five cars. Northumberland county has about forty one Hoys committed at Glen Mills Reform school. Philadelphia. Only two Crooks from Northumberland county Are confined to the Fustero Penitentiary. Those fifty nine councilmen of scian ton who have been indicted by the grand jury for neglect of the streets will let a arrested immediately. This is a Radical move hut tie people now and then insist upon such things being done. Three roaring burlesque will he presented by Dumont s minstrels a the ladies orchestra a a dude Tom s Cabin and a the automatic girl or is she alive or merely a he query a an evening of genuine first a ass minstrelsy can confidently be expected. Jersey Shore is to have a silk Mill. At a recent meeting of the trustees of the silk Mill everything was settled definitely and All necessary papers were signed since Ever Hing is closed up there is no Furulie excuse for delay and operations will he begun i the near future. Some idea of the destruction going on by Forest fins May he obtained Wien it is stated a Woods fire started last Friday six Miles away from tax town of Vintondale Cambria county Lias burned inti monday night it was within a Quarter of a mile of the Village and help had Ijelu summoned and the people were out in Force to save the town from destruction twelve year old Nelson Keefer was run Over by an engine near the p. Amp k. Station monday evening inti Maeci Dent sustaining injuries of such a nil Ture As to admit of hut Little Hope of after five of Elock the Little fellow was observed standing near the Railroad just Fust of the station a switch engine was going East w Hile a Pusher was approaching on another track from the opposite direction. As soon As the switcher passed Little Nelson who it would seem was unaware of the pushers approach undertook to Cross the track and was struck by the locomotive which was running backwards. He was doubled up Aud rolled along under the tender and engine for a distance of about Twenty feet where the body was wedged in Between vhf rails close to a Frog. As the Pusher passed on the Hoy Lay on the track As if dead bleeding at nearly every part of his body. He was picked up and carried to the Home of his father. Charles Keefer on Walnut Street near the station. Drs. S y. Thompson and k. A. Curry responded to a Call. The child was shockingly injured. His Skull a fractured his head contained to less than six dec Scalp wounds ranging from an Inch to two inches in length. Cue Eye was terribly bruised and his face swollen almost beyond recognition. A Large piece of it Coli was torn out of his right Arm and his body from head to foot was scratched and bruised. Against prize euchre. I slip Frederick Burgess of Long Island Lias caused considerable perturbation among episcopalians of his diocese by placing a ban upon the playing of euchre for prizes at Church functions. By this Means the raising of Money for the Church had become quite popular in Brooklyn and other Long Island cities and a number of such euchre arranged for this month must he abandoned or priceless. The Bishops disapproval extends it is understood to the playing for prizes at private As Well As Church affairs. He thinks harm is Doue thereby to the morals of the people and that Money obtain d by fostering the gambling instinct i i Young parishioners is something w hich every Rector should refuse. The clergy of the diocese Are heartily supporting the Bishop in this matter though some of them have heretofore Given tacit approval to the prize euchre. I of mrs. Mary Gulliver. Mrs. Mary Gulliver an old and esteemed resident of the fourth Ward departed this life monday morning at 1 of clock. She was eighty six years of ago Aud is survived by nine children As follows mrs. Marv Kou Usley mrs. Elizabeth Hodge of this City miss Tillie Gulliver of Bloomsburg mrs William madman and mrs. William Pooley of Osceola Mills James Gulliver Hemlock township col Uin Bia county William Gulliver of Peale Jonathan Gulliver of cent Ralia and Wesley Gulliver of Dunlo Maui aria county. Mrs. Gulliver a husband died just Twenty five years ago yesterday the time of Day at which the death of husband Aud wife occurred being Only about an hour apart. To Survey blizzard run. The Borough Council monday evening decided to employ g. F. Keefer of sunburn to make the Survey of blizzard s run and to take charge of the construction a if the newer. The Inci Ting monday was a special one the following members being present a Tine Dougherty Montgomery Goeser. Swank Feiste Rubacher welliver Reifsnyder David Gibson Joseph Gibson Ami Lloyd. Or. Montgomery moved that Council proceed to sewer blizzards run and Mahoning Creek and that g. F. Kiefer of Sunbury he employed As Engineer at a salary of #>5 or Day and All expense he to proceed at once. The motion was seconded by David Gibson and carried with Only one dissenting voice that of Dougherty. Too fast for the horse. In the rapid drive to Danville departure from town being at 4 00 and the arrival at ii 00,�? Stany Belski so Hadly used up one of William Holshuer a $335 horses that it dropped dead while being led in to the stable. Prior to the departure for Danvila. Belski with three companions came rapidly Down Shamokin Street behind a spanking pair. In attempting to turn info race Street one of the animal slipped and fell being scraped along the curb. It is being cared for in Holshue stables. Belski settled for tin dead and Shamokin Herald. Telephone officials change. G. B. Wright superintendent of flu United Telephone and Teh graph a of Pnno for this District Lias accepted the position of general Sanpei intendant for the York state Telephone company with Headquarters at Binghamton. Ii. N. Daniels will succeed or. Wright at sunburn. The changes will go into effect May 18th. Kimble mock. Miss g. F. Mock and f. I. Kimble of Scranton were United in marriage j on april 2 5, at the Home of Rev. G to Haynes Hancock n. Y. The Bride Toruno in resided in Danville pehso\.ll. The contract for heating the Annex at the High school building was awarded to the Danville stove a manufacturing company at a regular meeting of the school Board monday a veiling three companies hid for the contract As follows b g. Carpenter a co of Wilkes Baric $1.50. Heating ventilating and foundry company of Pittsburg $5 57. Danville stove by manufacturing com pan $370. On motion the contract was awarded to the Danville stove a manufacturing company As the lowest bidder. The Board decided to Issue #7000 Worth of Bonds to run for ten years at 1per cent free of taxes. The treasurer was ordered to receive subscriptions for this amount. George f. Reifsnyder who holds the contract for building the Annex presented his Bond of $4000, with Amos Vastine and o. R. Druin Heller As surety. On motion the Bond was approved. The following members were present Barber Orth Green. Redding Harpul Byerly Keefer Fischer and rockafeller. The following Hills wore approved tor payment Standard Gas co. #1.30 morning news 11.05 James Dailey 1-50 George g. Groff 1.05 John Hixson. 1 5.05 s. M. Trumbower 5.00 Hatch tor Ber yesterday Phi Ladel 0. E workers map out Plaus the executive committee of the i county Christian Endeavor Union which includes the Christian Endeavor societies in Columbia and Montour counties held a meeting at the Home of miss Ida herring at Bloomsburg on Friday afternoon. The invitation extended by Danville to bold the next annual c. E. Conven Tion in this City was Arr Ted the resignation of miss Mary Lowe superintendent of missionary Extension. Was read and accepted with regret. Her reason tor resigning was that in the fall she intends going to Ludia As a missionary. A vote of thanks was tendered her in appreciation of Lior efficient services in Christian Endeavor work. Or a. T. 4. Apple of Catawissa was appointed her successor. Action will he taken at the coming convention the Date of which has not yet let eau fixed in regard to making Allex presidents of the by county Union members of the executive committee. The program of the convention was partly made out and an Effort will 1m made to secure the services of John Willis Baer for one evening the members present were As follows John m. Hinckley president miss Ida herring. Secretary miss Vellali Turnbach h. H. Furman w. A. Evans miss Mary e. Lowe and j s. Wilson. Board of Trade meeting. The directors of the Board of Trade held a meeting in the Council chamber last monday. The attendance was not Large there being just enough present to do business. John h. Goeser being absent f. Q. Hartman vice president occupied the chair. Others present were j. H. Cole John Doster or. W. G. Pursel and George Reifsnyder. A number of communications were read from firms mostly in the West. Some of these have reconsidered the matter and decided not to move others have selected locations elsewhere while of tie considerable number that remain there Are a few that might he lauded in Danville. Secretary Mccoy who has written to forty firms in All has opened correspondence wit i As Many As fifteen in one Day. On motion last night it was decided to subscribe to the now York clipping Bureau which will have the effect of placing the Board of Trade More in touch with firms of the East that contemplate starring new industries or selecting new locations. In regard to the carpet lining Industry which would like to locate in Danville it was explained that one of the members of the Board of Trade at the present time is in Washington making an investigation As to the Industry. Major u. P. Gearhart was in Sun imry yesterday. George b. Kase of in this City yesterday. F. Derr transacted busing Bloon Isburg yesterday. Mrs. H. B. Meredith visited to Ata a Wiffin friends yesterday. S. M. Waite spent yesterday with relatives in Bloomsburg. Rev Adolph Meyer visited friends m Bloomsburg yesterday. Samuel Johnston was in blooms Hurt yesterday afternoon. H. 1. Quick of Rupert visited relatives in this City yesterday. W. B. Moore of Shenoda drove in to the county seat yesterday. F. Angle transacted business at Washington 1. C., yesterday. T. J. Price returned from a business trip to new York last evening. Frank Cromwell returned from a visit in Williamsport yesterday. Postmaster c. P. Harder returned from a to Toronto last evening. John Boden of Union Corner transacted business in this City yesterday. William Speiser and Harry Philo attended u shoot at Luzerne yester Day. H. F. Sour Heck of tin Adams co., left yesterday Wick. Miss Etta cres Maii left fora visit with friends in phia. Miss Deen East Market Street has returned from a visit with new York friends. Benjamin Law left yesterday for Buffalo n y. Where lie has accepted a position. Or. Aud mrs. W. Farnsworth of sunday with Dan Villi friends. Mrs. J. W. Sheriff has returned from a visit with relatives at Pottsville and Shamokin. Miss Clara Furman and brother Clinton of Bloomsburg were visitors in this City sunday. Mis Emma Leisenring and Henry Leisenring jr., left last evening for a visit in Williamsport. David Russ and son William of South Danville spent sunday with friends in Bloomsburg. Mrs. Alfred Mchenry returned to her Home in Bloomsburg yesterday after a visit in this City. Mrs. Madison Porter and son Janies of Easton returned Home yesterday after a visit with mrs. R. K. Polk. W. G. Gephart of Altoona joined his wife in a visit with her father David Unger at South Danville sunday. Misses Laura Ruckle and Myrtle Sands of Bloomsburg returned Homo yesterday after a visit with friends in this City. Eugene Lee Philip Lee a. Mochau William Cook and Gearhart Oberdorf attended the Hall game at Bloomsburg yesterday. Mrs. Sarah a inter Siera of this City returned Home from Bloomsburg last evening where she attended the funeral of her sister mrs. Mary Winter Steen. Charles w. Kase Telegraph operator who at present holds a position at Shamokin. Circulated among old friends in this City yesterday. P. 0. Of a. Convention. The ladies of tie patriotic order of America will hold their animal state convention at sunburn this year. The sessions will begin on tie 1 �111 inst and will be held in tie Odd fellow a Hall. The members of the order throughout the state Are preparing for a successful meeting at that Tine and tie Sunbury Lodge will make every mrs sible Effort to provide interesting entertainment for tie visitors. Died in France. Our townsman Gustave Weil saturday received intelligence from Europe apprising him Ltd the death Otlo is ter mrs. Nanette Weyl which occurred at St. Die France april be sides her brother in Danville the deceased is survived lev a sister. Mrs. Weisbach in Paris. Marriage announced cards were received in tin City yesterday announcing tie marriage of John k Bennett and mrs Ellen Coleman Nicoll. Tin wedding took i Dace a in saturday Mav i in new York City. Awaiting the governors action. It is believed that governor Penny Packer in disposing of Hills will this week reach the Hospital appropriation. The general belief is that he will sign the appropriation a passed by the last Lugi Slature nevertheless his action is awaited with some suspense. Conditions about tin Hospital which the appropriation is Cude i to relieve Are every Day becoming More and Mote intolerable. For that reason As so him As tin trustees Are sure of tin appropriation they will proceed at once with the improve in its contemplated. Among the latter will to a Plant for disposing of sewage which is the me feature which concerns the Citize us of Danville abut it All others it is very much hoped that the waste from the big institution May let a diverted from our water Supply before tin latter part of tin summer As it is then when the River becomes Low and the season Ltd to malaria and Kindred ailments sets in that we Are exposed to the greatest danger from a contaminated water Supply. Some i a Side a its of South Danville witnessed a thrilling runaway sunday in which the life of a Young woman tur a few moments Hung Trembl aug in the balance. During the Forenoon a buggy containing a gentleman and lady was observed to Stop near Lai Daeke res Mill. The gentleman got out and started Back toward Kasz s store while the Young woman remained in the buggy. Before he returned another vehicle came along driving by at to Lively a dip. Thi caused the horse which was a spirited animal to Rake fright and he started Oil on a dead run. At a Point opposite tin tank he turned and dashed Down Over Tho Railroad crossing. He was headed for a to Weity toot embankment hut at tin last moment lie turned Short the wheels of the buggy As it swung around ploughing deep into the cinder at tin very Brink of the Steep embankment. With a hound the horse sprang Hack upon the Railroad truck. The Young lady held on As Best sin could while tin win a is jolted Over tin High rails la another instant the horse would have been Back upon the Wagon Road tree to Coati use his flight but a most unexpected thing occurred. After Clearing the Railroad in had not gone Twenty feet before one of tin Hills squarely struck a Telegraph pole bringing tin hoist to a sudden Stop and nearly throwing the lady out of the Wagon. By this time tie Young Man be longing to the turnout was on the spot and Suc Ltee ded in catching the horse. Where tin Shaft struck the Telegraph pole it made a deep indentation in tin hard Wood which will give Soun idea of the headway that the horse was under. It was this circumstance which doubtless averted a terrible acid on As the Young lady declared that sin had not the least idea of How to drive or manage a horse. After being released from her trying position sin in Arlo collapsed. Tin couple were both strangers. Ladies sustain a bad fright. A horse belonging to Farmer me Farl my tenant a in Oscar k Ite s farm took fright in Trout of j. H. Kasos Danvila last evening and has King around suddenly mused i breakdown. Mrs. Me Farlam Saccom Pauhu a by her two it enl dry n and or. Oscar Kasz spent Fin Day near Northumberland and were a having in a when the Accident occurred. Just As they approached tin South Danville crossing a freight train parsed Down the track which a a 1 tin horse to a take fright la backed around and then springing suddenly to Omide threw tin front wheel against the heavily Laden Wagon Box with such Force As to break the spokes. As tin win 1 wont to in Ces tin front part of tin Wagon dropped Aud if was All that the occupants could do to hold on to it the seats a couple of men ran out from the store and so izod tin horse before he was Able to cause any further damage. The ladies were badly Trig la tend and tin Accio it or caused a ooh a Deal of a a cited Keiit. Case of acute Mastoiditis. Or. Paules assisted a by or. Kimerer and Newbaker on monday a very delicate operation a in tin four months old infant of or. And mrs. Charles h. Snyder Mill Street. The child was afflicted with acute Mastoiditis a disease of tin hone Back of the ear which unless arrested in its Progress is sure in it result fatally. The disease is an exceedingly rare a me especially so in a child so Young. The youngest Case on record is of a child ten months old. The disease in Tho Cut referred to i in Danville was of a very serious nature necessitating an incision from an Inch to of and a half inches in a nth through to the Skull and Tho drilling of a Hole throng the Periosteum Tho a Niter covering of the Horn favouring the Dise Haig of pent up pus. Deli eat a was the operation it was very successfully performed and at last a a counts the him facial effects were quite apparent on tin Little sufferer. Victim of Membranous croup. Amy Bernice the Lith daughter a it for. Aud mrs. Andrew b. Russell. Front Street a lib Al Early tuesday Matirn Iii after a Short illness of Membranous croup. The deceased was aged four years seven month and to no lays she was an especially Bright and Lovash Eli ild and Imp death is a lds a a Lii Eli is especially haul to Ltd Bear a or. And mrs. Russell buried a smaller child Only seven months ago. Captain Follmer re elected. William r. Follmer a prominent attorney of Well known in Danville has a unanimously re elected As Captain of company a twelfth regiment n. G. A to serve five years. Captain Follmer a original i a Lis Tim it dates from the formation of the company in 1>>sl he served As a i non commissioned officer until 188�?~�>, when in was promoted to first Lieuter ant in which Capri Day he acted until 1898. It a May 1j of the same year he was made Captain of tin company serving through the Spanish american War in the unify a states Volunteer Servil. Captain Follmer is Oue of tin most popular officers in tin regiment Ami i an Ideal Soldi Albecki Haas. Or. Harry Albee and m iss Mary e. Haas both of this City were married pm tuesday May 5, at Binghamton. N. Y. The nuptial knot was the d Rev. James m Taber. Tin Bride is Thi daughter of Ezra Haas of this Ity. Tin Groom is an Lud usurious yet neg Man and wll known and popular elected As assistant pastor. Rev. Levi p. Young of Tho Susi Jui Liania University has he a elected As assistant pastor at Pine Street lather jail Church this City. Or. M. L 1 Shindel ill for some Mouths past Baleen granted a vacation to last until september. Or. Young who is a single Man will Conn to it it Thi City at mice and take charge of All branches of work at Pine Street Lut a ran Church. He will preach next sunday the Public school term is rapidly approaching a co of hut three week remaining before commencement. It is a Little too Early to i determine the relative standing of tin members of tin graduating class although it i known that with on exception la nov have All attained a Giad it uhis Pientl High to exempt them from a a Quinn Tion. The Pupil for Mug tie exception was unfortunately tin victim of a entice from school having the effect of cutting Down i g a j Al average. The annual which in Iho past was such a Imp Licar in our schools under the rules now in tor e can in most instances to avoided. Pupils Are exempt providing they have attained a general average of work of a or tin year of 85 per cent. Or Over. Students having Grade below that average Are promoted Only after taking an examination in All subjects and making an average of 75 per Emit where promotion do a Nils solely upon the final examination then i no inducement for pupils to put Forth much of an Effort during the forepart or Middle of the term tin brighter ones especially relying upon diligent work at tin close of the term to pull them through. Under tie in it system the Studmi is obliged to it it work As hard at tin beginning a at Tho end a it of the term. Lie is rewarded for his hard work however by attaining a Good Grade and possessing the knowledge that he will be exempt from examination. Tin class graduating this year Are not let As close students hence their Reward following Are the names of the class Howard Lunger Randall Jacobs William Watkin Arthur Campbell Benjamin Diseroad Georg a Maiers Harry Hooley Brt Megan re. Edward Oshatz Samuel Miller Ludia my nine Hax 1 Hannan it live Kaimak. Josephine Cousart m mrgaret Williams and Blanch Jones. In aug Tom column will be found a notice prohibiting trespassing on the ground. Get tie Epi Eopal vim try it i certainly to be deplored that with tie return of a a Cly season of flow Ltd such Noti a hould tie necessary Imus Ati Oishi Aud Christian inulin ii it an at work on every Side of us and of would think that veneration for tin a Lead and respect for the co meter is where they sleep would hold such Sway that try spa sing with All that it implies would be of ran of Corretini indeed and easily traced to the want on and tin Low. The fact is that not a cemetery is exempt and that the theft of Flowers from the Graves of the dead is of Al most daily occurrence. Just who the Peri orators an it is not easily to determine. They Are very hold in their operations however and on More than of occasion they have been detected in despoiling the grave Aud the grounds. Enough is known to indicate that they belong to it a class a numerous one of whom better things should he expected. It is said that Many it of the offenders lie in wait of a or funerals and that As soon As the burial is Over and the cemetery is deserted they hurry to the spot and snatch up All the Flowers that have been left upon tin grave. More than this their Wanton disposition leads them into other act of de spoliation and the delicate shrubbery and other growths just now bursting into loom which have a ii planted and cultivated at the expense of in at pains and care Are at place nearly ruined whole handfuls being broken off and carried away. Obviously it is rime that something were done to bring these Lawless and unfeeling people to Justice. It the officials of the episcopal Ceme try succeed in making an example of a few of the offender they will be doing a real service to society at Large. A a at w k m Lav n i. For re my x Al tie High school. 1 i i Al a largest for a that can work a Nevi Tibet Fly and quit a Fine a fart was mad tie exit Ilion we m a or a to More than begun Kcf a ran old Fnu Darwa Wall was Laid bar belonging to a foundry and machine shop which to a lays Long put cml copied the pot a a a onside ram Quantity f building atom it thrown out along with pieces of casting tools and the like. Or Reifanyder ays that the not was tie it of the lat Simon f Kase Early manufacturing Plant which later fell into the bands of David r Davi this big the a a As tie High school ground wat at one time a leu a spot. Simon f. Kae was a me of the Pioneer manufacturers in Danvila in 1837 to built the second Iron foundry in Danville he manufactured tar it Shing machines stove and Mill gearing boat loads of which Bent to various parts a of the state in 1841 Mika built tie first Mill for tin manufacture of merchant Iron which lie conducted for two years in connection w Ith rite foundry. In 1846 a he completed his rolling Mill which was an important event in tin history of Danville. Or. Kay also made tha Quot a a work d re perfection Aud was consoler a cd a or in fat As he bad never lamed turning or pattern making in 1843 or. Kase la As a i Mill to David f Davi la 18.53 be sold tin re it Jlong Mill and it was moved to Kio Villa. Turn. Catching Bass out of season. Tin Bass season Doe not open until the fifteenth Day of june no Verthel a one already hears stories of illegal fishing in which Large quantities of Black Bass Are taken from the River. This according to Tom statement of a gentleman living along the River h is been going on for some time the sly fishermen resorting to various a via a which give the Bass but Lii. A a ape. The spawning Seison is h try Over and to take has in a wholesale Way at such a Timo is sure to result in a diminution of the splendid game fish which will Befu it later on. A favorite device among the in fishermen just at present is to catch a live minnow and to suspend ii in the water Over the spawning Lvi is of tin Black Bass which just now Are very jealously guarded by tin Mother fish. The intruding minnow is sure to attract the attention of the old fish and they Are Quick to so size it with tin result that they Are caught by tin i. Ink concealed inside. It is hoped that tin illegal Fisun men will not lose sight of the penalty provided by tin Law which subjects Thorn to a tiny of ten dollars for every Black Bass Wall eyed Pike Susquehanna Salmon Pike Pickerel and Sunfish that Are caught before tin fifteenth Day of Jam. Tin season for these fish it log on the fifteenth a Lav of february. Workman injured. Frank Oquinnie a Polander employed at the Reading Iron works met with an Accident tue Day afternoon. A truck Loath d with Iron Hook Down the Load which weighed nearly a thousand Pound caught Grum Niess leg. From the knee to the ankle the limb was very badly bruised although fortunately tie Bone was not broken. The Man who was unable to walk was taken to it i Home Sycamore Street by Cromwell Bros delivery Wagon. Orum Nic will be Laid up for several Davs. Danville ties Luzerne. William Speiser Harry Phil Arthur Lawrence John Haney and Lewis Deitz of the Danville Rifle and gun club participated in tie shooting tournament of the Westside Gan tub cd Wilkz Sharre at their grounds at Luzerne yesterday. A very handsome trophy cup a offered by Phelps Straw amp co., of Wilkes Barre for the Challenge to any team of five men residents of Luzerne Lackawanna Wyoming Columbia Montour and Susquehanna counties. Eight clubs participated in the Hoot. In the contest for the cup the Danville team tied Luzerne each hitting i on out of 135 targets. Luzerne won the a up in tin shoot off. Tie score being 107 to 8p. Returned from the Hospital. John Kocher son of s. B. Kotlier eat Danville who was accidentally shot by a companion eight week ago returned hone from the Mary m Packer Hospital yesterday afternoon the Young Man is looking very Well. The injuries in sustained were of a very serious nature and he May feel the effects of them for a Long time to come hut nevertheless lie has advanced Virv rapidly along the Road to recovery and his condition is most Gratifying to All concerned. He was very glad to or Home again and i return was the source of As much pleasure to his family and friends throughout the As it was to himself. Child s bad Fali. Edward the Little son of a. E. Hostelley sustained a had fall on tuesday afternoon. The Lith fellow was standing on a cellar a Loor it tie family residence lower Mulberry Street when it gave Way precipitating him to tin Bottom of tin Steps. A distance of Sonn seven feet. The Little fellow fortunately a. Ap-��1 without any broken Lions although badly bruised Anil link n up. An appreciated gift. Restaurateur Andrews re �11 a presented with a Fin Susquehanna Sniad Yosti Drav which tip 1 11�?� a a -. Abut 8 pounds and ounces. The big fish which was a present from will Iam Kinn. Was taken from tin rive r at Columbia at 5 of Clork yet of Lav morning. It arrive it i in Danville by express at 3 31 p. M. Or. Ivins was a former resident of Danvila Ami i a i warm Friend of or. Re sell White vests. Also vacation. Notices have been Postil by tin p. A a r railway Ltd it. Announcing Tiit passenger a Ond actors will i Quot permitted to Wear White vests dating tin sum mar thus doing away with keeping their Coats constantly hut Touey Lall a passenger con tudors who h to a a in in the service of tin company for five it cars w ill in Grant a a a it i us v a a Tion. Tire company sustains a loss. A hours belonging to the Washington Hose company Deil at the com Paul stable Library Avenue at noon sunday. The horse belonged to the team last purchased and was a valuable animal. He a taken i Ltd on Friday. Neither of the fire companies have been very Fortunat in tie matter of horse. The a a washes Quot lot Oil a of their Best horses last year. Some time previously the Friendship Hoy lost one of theirs. Engagement announced. The engagement of our former townsman Elias Gross and i Lenta Berry of Toledo Ohio has been announced in this City or. Gross who is a 011 of Henry l Gross West Mah Mug Street grew to manhood in Danville. He is a Veteran of tie american Spanish War and i highly esteemed and popular. A present be i it manager of i Large jewelry store in Toledo one prisoner in court will Convene i monday. 35th Ilist. Then Are some seven com limn wealth cases on tie lit. I addition to four or Tiv civil Case which will he pretty sure to com up tor trial. There is hut on prisoner in jail and be ii awaiting trial. Prosperous Berwick. In Winter a Vav the sup pm l elide lit a of the Uteri an car and foundry company at Berwick stat a cd that the -01111,any could easily us from Kkt to 500 men in tin different departments of the ear work at that place. This is ail in la a of tin pro Rity of on neighbouring town. Found a Pearl. G. Fred Smith of tin Palace hotel Milt Street while Opi a Lilly a mile Clam a Day Ltd so ago found a Good Pearl lie has since hoc 11 offered t�11 dollars for it but in prefers to retain Possession of it Ideal Spring weather. The seasonable and delightful w Arter of the last few Days has brought a added Charm to life. Sunday and saturday spec Ideal snug Days. The degree of heat was Moder ate. At noon yesterday the Mercury registered 7 5 degrees at 3 p. M to was 80 degrees. The nights however As is natural 111 May Are Cool. The thermometer at 5 to of clock yesterday morning Registe ring 53 degrees. The 1 hang alter a week of thus a son Abb weather was much enjoyed people spending As Little time As possible indoors. On satan Lay night Mitt Stre t was throng d. The pareve it at a few pout be Tig utterly impasse he owing to the Jam. Some Are disposed to attribute Yah crowd to tin fact that saturday was pay Day at nearly All our industries this offers Only a partial solution a general pay Days have occurred Befu or and a had to bring out such a crowd the in a a a team parlor a Aud soda fountains it is True were Well patronized but the stores n general a a was observed did not do a Rushing business. The crowd rather was out in response to the benign weather condition which seemed to Heram the Advent of Summa r. There is hut one thing needed now to add to the Charm of Spring time and that 1 ran. Several weeks have past since ram of any account a Fol Leo the ground is parched Aud vegetation a no a thrive. At some places in the of duty Farmer complain that they Cau not plough and will have to wait for rain before they can get their Corn ground ready. It 1 painfully evident that we Are in the midst of a drought just olt o tiny a when tie crops need plenty of rain to give them a Good Start on their a ones growth. Last rites performed. The funeral of mrs Mary Gulliver whose death occurred mom i a morn my. Took place yesterday afternoon and a very largely attended Rev n. K t of of Trinity m pc chinch officiated. The deceased a married to her last resting place by in grand Ous fill Saiu Gulliver. Of Lutralia. Joba Roun la Straw Brugt Rousley. George a Gulliver. Jame Hodge and Ralph Hodge of this City. The Fuu ral proceeded to it blog Oil it org. Where Interne of a mad among to la of from out of town wha attend i the funeral were or. An to or William Cadman or and mrs William pow 1 \ to t Arfi 11. William Gulliver of Peale. A Natteau Gulliver Aud family of Enfraina Josiah Coth aril and family of Shamo Biu. And mis Tillo Gulliver of Bloom Huig wheel broke Down. Frank Mars while hauling of met with 1 breakdown yesterday after noon la had h truck Wagon Loa heavily Load i and Are inf a a Mill Street near j h in Ole s Oue of Tbs Rar wheel ave out and left the wag my a town in the Middle of the a treat it was necessary to procure Root lib a Wagon and Transfer the Load planting Corn. I. A Oats Are in Arlo All sown and Fanner a ii a in the Mulso of Plant my Coin. Tin drought is a piste discouraging and utile a rain �0011 Seta in the i a and wheat a Rop will not a a full on i if Quot min Penally will to affected. .1 tin grains will he slow la sprout v 1 Rii the ground a it is at pre ent Idlia Niport win. I lie Normal team lost to Williams port m the game Ltd bae Hall played at Halo Ginsburg be turd a afternoon the score was a a to 5. The game was wit ii a .�1 \ a a a Linin end crowd Ain Oug whom were Soiu sixty from this City
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