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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - May 15, 1902, Danville, Pennsylvania% a Home paper a for the Homo t he circulation of this paper is increasing rapidly. It will pay advertise in the american. A this country Vii subscriptions per Vear vol. 47-no 1�o. Or Ita a l never be entirely free until it supplies All of its own demands with its own Danville a. Tii Ulisay May 15. 1m>2. Established in 1855. Job printing the office of the american being furnished with a Large assortment of Job letter and fancy Type and Job material generally the publisher announces to the Public that he is prepared at All times to execute in the neatest manner Job printing fall kinds and desc option a go get our prices before you place your orders. Do. Irving h. Jennings i k St . Office hours 9 a. M. To i m 10 u my St., 1 p. M. To u a m. Danville a. �?�111 Ltd >1 it a 425 Mui St., Danville a. Diseases of the stomach Annj intestines a specially half Holiday on May 20 gypsies in Camp Public school affairs As discussed by the Board. 1 if. A. P. Anole dentist ice 21s Mill Street. Wetli extracted without pain. Crown and Bridge work h specially. Equipped with the intent and Inonu improved limit Ruments and prepared to execute the Moat Dot Lieut work. Or. C. H. Reynolds office opposite Boston store Danville a dentistry in All its branches charge moderate and All work guaranteed established 1892 condensed news. Wallace circus. Now for real summer. Whit sunday May i8th. Wallace circus next tuesday. Farmers Are Busy plan Tiu Corn. Caterpillars Are very plentiful this Spring. It s hard for the weather to get a picnic gait on. Mrs. Lewis Titel is seriously ill at her Home on Mill Street. We Are now in the warm Belt to stay. The goos Ebone says so. The wild honeysuckle Are luxuriant with fragrance on the Mountain sides. The residence of Warren welliver East Mahoning Street is being repainted. A number of the churches will observe sunday june 8th, As children a Day. The reorganization of the school Board i already interesting to members. School vacation is near at hand and the Hoys Aud girls Are full of anticipation. James Frazier still continues seriously ill at his Home 011 North Mill Street. Light frosts were reported in some sections of the county on saturday morning. The Spring Robin and the Straw hat doubtless feel that the danger line has been passed. The Small Hoy As Well As his seniors is giving circus posters his full attention these Days. Extend a helping hand to the veterans and Aid in making the Observance of memorial Day a Success. Of course you have noticed the Pear Apple and peach blossoms the new gras and How sweetly the Birds sing. We have added new Type tour Large Job printing establishment and Are better prepared than Ever to give you Good work. The Fence at the residence of Jacob at ii lower my 1 Berry Street is being removed which gives the premises quite an improved appearance. If what the Farmers say is True Spring chickens will be scarce. This will he had news for the preachers says an unfeeling non Church goer. William Ritter Railroad Street employed at the structural tubing works had his left wrist badly burned while handling hot pit is tuesday night. The athletic association of the Danville High school is arranging for an inter classic track meet to be held in this City during the coming summer. Persons who Are thinking about easting off their Winter underclothing a should remember that last May we had a very cold and prolonged rain. A word to the Wise is sufficient. No better indication of the fact that the present season will witness a marked revival in the sport of cycling can is had than the continued i pouring renewals of l. A. W. Membership not alone in this state but throughout the country. The Young people of the Grove presbyterian Church have formed a Tenuis club and established a court Between the Church Structure and the parsonage where the ground is most admirably adapted to the purpose. Among other amusements enjoyed will be quoits and croquet. Keep the Fakir out of Danville. The people of this City have no need of the wares offered by the itinerant Fakir whose loud voice on the Street Corners has in the past grated harshly on the ears of passersby. When the people want goods of any kind they know that they will find them in the stores of the City and an not obliged to pick up a a bargains 011 the Street Corners. Gettysburg is preparing for a number of big weeks this summer. With Encampment of the National guard the state Encampment of the grand army of tin Republic the meeting of the army of the Potomac several Monument dedications Aud numerous reunions of Veteran organizations the hospitality of the old town might be greatly taxed were it not for the fact that the people of Gettysburg Are used to company and Are Good entertainers the thousand or More boys Aud girls who attend the Borough schools were made glad tuesday by the news that they Are to have a half Holiday when the circus comes to town on May 20. The subject came up for consideration at the meeting of the school Hoard monday night. It appeared that there were hut few members of the school Board but were besieged by youngsters monday who begged that they be Given an Opportunity to attend the circus. Borough superintendent Gordy being called upon stated that la had been deluged with petitions asking that he prevail upon the Board to Grant the schools a half Holiday on May 20. On motion of or. Green it was decided that the schools be closed during the afternoon of May 20. Attorney Ralph Kisner reported that no arrests for violation of the school Law relating to attendance had been made since the last meeting that there Are at present no cases of neglect on the part of parents the drastic measures adopted seemingly having had the desired effect. As relates to the factories employing children he said his report was less favourable. He is convinced that there Are a considerable number illegally employed. He has now secured the co operation of the factory inspector col. George a. Robison who he said has requested him to suspend All action until he shall arrive in Danville but meanwhile to make up a list of those that would seem to be under 18 years. Just what method of procedure the factory inspector will employ was not explained. M. H. Schram treasurer of the Hoard presented a statement of the districts finances which showed a Cash balance on hand of $5074.44. The showing was quite Gratifying to the Board As it is j attraction for those believing in Clairvoyance and palmistry. Amply sufficient to provide for j he two months pay yet due the teachers and janitors Aud will leave with other Money yet to be received a snug Little balance in the Treasury. The Secretary retried that tax receiver e. A. Peters during the evening had turned Over collections to the amount of $1000. Or. Green stated that the members of the graduating class consider five complimentary tie Kefes for commencement the us met r allowed let a the to Tion of the Hoard at its last meeting entirely two Smalt Aud asked for a larger number. He favored granting at least seven tickets and moved that the action of the former meeting be rescinded. The motion was not seconded Aud the matter was dropped. Or. Barber stated that the High school committee had employed the Penn social orchestra for commencement exercises. The orchestra will contain ten pieces including a trap drummer. It will Cost $10. Or. Harpel of the committee on teachers and certificates presented the applications of miss Mary Williams and miss Winifred Evans Normal school graduates for master diplomas. Each had taught two years after graduation Aud All that was required now in order to insure them their diplomas was for tie school Hoard employing them to furnish the proper recommendation As to their skill and ability. Superintendent Gordy was consulted when it was found that both teachers have been doing acceptable work. It was on motion therefore decided to recommend each for a diploma. On motion of or. Barber it was decided that the use of the directors room he granted to r. B. Diehl on the 28th just. For the purpose of holding a civil service examination. Superintendent Gordo explained to the Hoard that the course of study in the High school arranged in 1897, is by this time considerably antiquated. He asked that the teachers in conjunction with himself be granted permission to revise the course of study submitting the new curriculum to the Board at its next meeting. O11 motion authority was extended to revise the course As proposed. The following members of the Hoard were present at the meeting Fischer Curry Harpel Burger Green Barber Werkheiser Black Keefer and Byerly. Or. Curry acted As so Ere tary. The following Bills were approved for payment Standard Gas it y>., w. Young morning news e. W. Peters tax com teachers Aud janitors piano tuning the Gypsy Camp in the Baldy building Mill Street attracted a great Many visitors last evening. Some of these had merely yielded to curiosity to learn what the Interior was like a Large proportion however once inside yielded to the spirit of the thing and whether believers in palmistry or not had their fortunes told or As expressed in the nomenclature of the Gypsy Camp had their a hands read a for according to the theory the past present and future life of every person is written in tin lines of his hand. In the room Are four tents each occupied by a psalmist. The Southern Side of the room from end to end is draped with Canvas decorated with paintings showing Many Beautiful vistas of landscape Aud views of the sea the whole embracing the display of tents the campfires and the like is quite suggestive of Gypsy life Aud the open sky. The Camp last evening contained four gypsies or what readily passed As such. Ingarra who seems to lie the Star of the aggregation Aud adds j the accomplishment of Clairvoyance to that of palmistry occupied an open tent at the head of the Steps at the rear where she sat in full View appear autly oblivious and with thoughtful brow poring Over a mysterious Chart that unveiled the future life of a Well know n Young Man. Among others who belong to the lamp Are a a signal who gives information 011 business undertakings Aud warns of coming danger a Zwil Deraz who tells if your friends Are True or false reunites the separated amp a. A Sylva a romanic psalmist and professor Russell. Scientific psalmist and astrologer a Kiela a another attache of the Camp who possesses the secret of unlocking the future is expected to arrive today or tomorrow. Personal p Brief mention of the doings of your friends and acquaintances. A Mirtam miss Alice welliver spent with friends in Sunbury. Or. And mrs. Frank Boyer spent sunday with relatives in Catawissa. Mrs. Charles Howe of Jersey Shore arrived in this City saturday for a visit with her parents or. And mrs. J. W. Kreiger Ash Street. R. H. Curtis of it. Carmel spent sunday at the Curtis Homestead East front Street. Mrs. William Curtis East front Street left saturday for a weeks visit with relatives in Benton. Miss Anna blather Bloom Street spent sunday with friends in Catawissa. Station agent William Farnsworth three years in there was the Philippines not a Ward Kearn s arrival in this City saturday last. Ward Carn who grow to manhood in this City returned Homo saturday last after three years enlistment in the philippine islands. He is looking Well after his prolonged and varied experience 111 Uncle same a new possessions. Lie is a Young Man of education Well read and observing and As is natural converses most entertainingly 011 the situation in the archipelago. His views just now when there is so much under controversy As to the conduct of the War possess an Especial interest. Or. Kearn was clerk in the and jut ant general s office at Cebu 1. therefore was in a Good position to know something about the relative Street and Bridge committee goes on record in favor of a new Bridge. A Ai strength of the forces arrayed the of sync shinny spent sunday with Rel a Quot j 1 i methods of warfare Aud the prospects of pacification in the islands. While not at ill carried away with admiration for Praise for Wallace circus. The Wallace circus which exhibits in Danville next tuesday is coming from the Southland. The show was at Wheeling w. Va., last week Aud in its comments the intelligencer of that City says a the Wallace show gave a most creditable performance. Everything was neat and clean. The horses were magnificent specimens of the Oqui i wagons were gorgeous hut Natty the tents were in Good order and the management was such that the entire performance went along without a hitch. The Parade was one of the la est Street demonstrations of the kind Ever Given in the Eity. The crowds lined the sidewalks and cheered the various features the attractive character of the Parade was partly responsible for the packing of the tents at both performances. At night people were turned away. The program was a very lengthy on Aud was Given rapidly. Third Ward team organizes. The third Ward base Hall team held a meeting at the St. Elmo hotel monday. The following officers were elected James Henderson manager Michael Riley Captain George yer Rick Daniel Byerly Aud Thomas Trainer trustees and William Mevey treasurer. The suits ordered last week which Are Grey in color will be Here by memorial Day when the first game will he played with Washingtonville at the latter place. All games played by this team in Danville will take place at Hunters Park. A new Diamond will be Laid out in the old fair ground work on which will be begun at one. This team with tin a old timers will give the local a a fans an Opportunity to enjoy the National gain. $1.20 5.00 10.52 52.50 1525.50 3.00 Council meets tomorrow night. The Borough Council will hold a regular meeting on Friday night next. Among other important matters to be disposed of is the awarding of the contract for the Center Street Bridge. There Are several bidders for the work. Residents in tin Vicinity of West Center Street who Are Jet to inconvenience Art beginning to complain very much Over the apparently needless delay in rebuilding. It is doubtful according to some whether under the circumstances the Bridge can is completed much before fall. There is some talk of petitioning Council for a foot Bridge merely As a temporary Structure for the accommodation of pedestrians. The Home of William Deutsch water Street is receiving a new coat of paint. Thrown from a buggy. Or. Pauless horse caused some excitement by running away on saturday afternoon. The doctor was visiting a patient on Walnut Street near the p. Amp r. Station. The horse which was in charge of Walter fright at a passing train and ran away. I11 turning the Corner at Railroad Street or. Kishel was thrown out while the horse continued his flight toward East Market Street. He made the circuit of several squares of the second Ward and then ran up East Market Street toward the Hospital where he was caught by Jacob Winters. One of the spokes was broken which was the full extent of damage sustained. Grammar school commencement. The graduating class of the third Ward grammar school has organized Aud is preparing a program for the commencement on june 5. The following officers have been Cly cited president George Jacobs Secretary Laura Mann. Three committees have been appointed one on program Oik on decoration and another on entertainment. Pink and Green were chosen As class colors. The motto adopted was a growing and Drifting mrs. Spout. Haas. Natives in this Eity. Edward b. John of Berwick spent sunday at the Home of or. Aud mrs. William m. He Dot us West Mahoning Street. Frank Kramer of Philadelphia is the guest of his sister. Mrs. J. O. Mincemoyer Mill Street. Miss Mae Scott of Northumberland spent sunday with relatives in this City. Mrs. William Krum and miss May Dor Lett of Williamsport visited relatives in this City sunday. Miss Kate Butler of Wilkes Barre spent sunday As tin guest of miss Mae Johnson East Market Street. Or. And mrs. Riley Zerbe of san Bury spent sunday with or. And mrs. George w. Roat East Market str it. Miss Jennie Viewig Spruce Street spent sunday wit i friends in Berwick. Miss Hannah Edwards of Plymouth spent sunday with or. And mrs. Howard Reppert Mill Street. Mrs. Samuel go ringer and Samuel Mccarty of Sunbury sunday at the Home of Lafayette Mowrey Street William Byerly of Williamsport a Lieut sunday with his parents. Or. Auff mrs. Lewis Street. Or. Aud mrs. Julius Heim East front Street spent sunday with friends in Bloomsburg. Miss Stella Russell front Street spent sunday with friends in Catawissa. John Walleze left yesterday for Benton Columbia county. Toseth Caddy returned Home a cover Day from a visit in Bloomsburg. Charles Pursell returned yesterday from a Short stay in Bloomsburg. Charles h. Dorr of Berwick called on friends in Danville yesterday. Edward Yorks of Central. Wats a visitor in this City yesterday. Frank Watson of Philadelphia is a visitor in this City. Peter Farley left yesterday for a Short stay in Plymouth. Eugy us Hipsley of Altoona Insp and aug several Days in this Eity. Mrs. John r. Smith of Berwick returned Home yesterday after a visit at the Horny of or. N m. Snath rivet Side. Or. Aud mrs. F. C. Angle returned Homo yesterday from a several a lays visit in Philadelphia. Rev. J. F. Dunlap of lock Haven returned Home yesterday after a visit with or. Ami mrs. F. Harpel on ferry Street. Miss boons Eckian of roaring Creek spent yesterday with friends in this City. County superintendent Steinbach of Liwe Stoneville spent yesterday afternoon in this City. Mrs. C. C. Moyer and mrs. Eugene Moyer returned Horny last evening from a visit with relatives in Shamokin. W. T. Shepperson spent yesterday in Muncy. John Doster Horny last evening from a trip to Philadelphia Aud Washington d. C. Mrs. Joseph Barry and two sous Francis Aud Hammitte East Market Street returned Home yesterday afternoon from a weeks visit with relatives in Berwick. Mrs. Samantha Jameson West Mahoning Street returned Home yesterday after spending several weeks with Rel natives in Plymouth. Mrs. John Jenkins and daughter Edith Church Street left yesterday for a visit with friends in Plymouth. Rev. Adolph Meyer spent last evening in Bloomsburg. The personal qualities of some of those in command yet or. Kearn did not hesitate to say that tin a a vat a Eure Ami like drastic nut assures when employ a in an in most cases justified by the circumstances. His a Marks 011 the whole which were very Frank had tin effect of convincing on that in the reports of brutality from tin 1 Philippines there must have by a n a great Deal of exaggeration. The a water cure a in said which is a method of torture Learned from the filipinos themselves he never knew to a by used except in it ass to repay Gross treachery and where tin safety of Many lives and much try Asur was at stake. As to the a Sand cure a As described in the reports or. Kearn says in never inward of it. Even tin a a water cure a which j is bad enough is exaggerated in the printed accounts. It is a method of Torton that consists in filling tin victim with water of forcing by Means of a Bamboo tube twice the Quantity into tin stomach that that Organ would naturally hold. The method described to a bring Back sensibility Quot namely tin a thumping of tin victim on tin stomach with tin butt of tin Musket a or. Kearn says is altogether unknown in the process. Insensibility a is not one of the effects if is tin excruciating pain caused by the pressure of water in tin stomach that generally drive the Man Toa confession. 1 or Karu regards the pacification of 1 lie Llano ii Iuit lit it i t Ai a a i in in tit Ltd. Thor Are Large provinces where an old civilization obtains Aud life is much the same As Here. There is education and refinement with religious toleration. There Are of it it Jursz frequent disturbances just As there Are outbreaks Between the Blacks and Whites in the South of our own country accounts of these much exaggerated reach this country and cans the impression that the mass of the native Sara hostile to our government. Or. Kearn says there Are Many opportunities �11 the Philippines and find fortunes Are lying waiting for Young men of push and business discernment. The conditions of life there Are altogether different from Here. All work of a menial nature is monopolized by the natives. What passes Here As a moderate salary there assures a Man a whole re Tinus of servants Aud gives him High social standing. Or. Kearn will not re Eulist but he thinks of returning to the Philippines in six months time and Entz ring upon a business career. Pursuant to a Resolution adopted at the regular meeting of Council 011 Friday night of last week six members of that body Friday eve assembled at the Council chamber for an adjourned session at which was to to decided the question whether or not to remove the Iron Bridge across the canal at Wall Street to the Mahoning Creek 011 West Center Street or to order a new Bridge for this Point. Kemmer Dougherty George Sech la a Brant Patton and Montgomery were present hut the number Lac ked one of being a quorum and there was 110 meeting. The members of the com Init tee 011 streets and Bridges to whom the removal of the Bridge was referred made no secret of their decision in tin matter. They will advise against a removal and advocate the building of a new Iron Bridge. The Wall Street Bridge they say is much too Long for Mahoning Creek at Centre Street. Allowing for the labor entailed in tearing Down Aud removing the Bridge in cutting the Iron girders Down to the required length to say nothing of the Culvert that must be built to replace the Bridge at Wall Street the Cost in erred the committee holds would go a very great Way toward defraying the expense of a new Structure. To sides it is doubted whether a on 1 Vert could he built at Wall Street that would withstand the average flood which Over flowing the River Bank sweeps Down the canal with irresistible Force. Esq., of Milton tiny Home of his Marv Aud Louisa a new dwelling. Water commissioner Edward Gorman has broken ground for a new residence adjoining the jail property East Market Street. It will be a thoroughly up to Date Structure 25 x 35 feet with a Long porch front and rear. The House will contain nine rooms and will have steam heat Bath room j in Catawissa yesterday. Electric Light and All the Modem con a a a a Veu deuces. Other personals of 4tb Page Clarence Voris spent yesterday at Sisters the misses Voris i in Street. Or. And mrs. John Sutter and or. Charles Sutter of Clearfield county were visitors in this City yesterday. William Lyons of Bellefonte was a visitor in this City yesterday. William c. Johnston Esq.,of blooms Burg circulated among friends in ibis cite Bogart proprietor of hotel Billmeyer Strawberry Ridge. Was in this City yesterday. Miss Margaret Surles of Philadel a Phin arrived in this Eity yesterday i for a visit at the residence of washing j Tou Sidler Walnut Street. I mrs. P. H. Of other and son Jay left yesterday for a visit with natives at Shamokin dam. Miss Mabel Edgar of Wilkes Barre who is tie guest of her grandparents j or. And mrs. George Peifer Mill Street spent yesterday with friends j in Bloomsburg. I mrs. Charles How visited friends class of eleven confirmed. With the solemn ceremony of the protestant episcopal Church a class of a la Van was confirmed at Christ Church Friday eve in the presence of a Large Bishop of the diocese of Central Pennsylvania the it. Rev. Ethelbert Talbot was in charge of the service. The Rector Rev. Or. Wright conducted evening prayer Aud read the lesson. From the words of the tenth verse nineteenth chapter of St. Luke Bishop Talbot preached an it log iut it Sermon. A for the son of Man is come a to seek and to save that which was lost Quot made a text for a Beautiful discussion of the duties of Church members. Death of mrs. Pegg mrs. Drucilla pm go Mother of Wesley it go South Danville died at her Home in Conyngham Luzerne county 011 tuesday morning. The funeral took place today at 9 a. M. Tin deceased who was tin widow of the late James Pegg was a native of Rush township Northumberland county and had a number of relatives in this Section. She was 75 years of a and is survived by four sous and one daughter Wesley of South Danville William Milton and Clarence of Conyngham. And Jennie mrs William Foose of Rock Glen. Increase of finished product. Tin Reading Iron works an Busy in All depart a tits including the 12 Inch Mill which started up last night after a few Days idleness. This famous old Plant since the fire has entered upon a new Era. The improved facilities an telling in the marked increase ��1 finished product tin Plant is now turning out from son to 1000 tons per month More than before the fire. D. O. Jones is building a veranda at his residence lower Mulberry Aud Pine streets facing the latter thoroughfare. George Reifsnyder is doing the work. Thirteenth anniversary. A Large congregation turned out at Saint Paul a m. Church sunday in Observance of the 18th anniversary of the Epworth league which was a ele rated throughout the country Suu Day. Psalm 1 was read in concert after which thu pastor Rev. Harry Curtin Harman delivered an address of greeting. After singing a the Rainbow of the covenant a miss Olive Ranck delivered a recitation. A triumphal she was followed by selected music by a Quartetti composed of misses Mae books. Hazel Harman Josephine Coas Art and Olive Ranck. Papers were read As follows representing the different hands of the up Quot Rel Lou a. In in How a a re Halo so his Yaj and prayer Quot Lucila Werkheiser a my Rcv and help work Quot miss Stella esterbrook a the Reading course a mrs. Charles Chalfant a personal evangelism a miss Emeline Gearhart a emissions a miss Agues Pursell a Tho Outlook a miss Hazel Harman. The report of the chapter work of the year was Road by the president Beverly Mussulman. The paper concisely reviewed the work of the Loague in general and dwelt upon the place it ought to hold in methodism. The report for the past year was quite Gratifying showing $75 paid to Church improvement. Tim amount raised by the league was $114.50 amount expended $95. The membership is one Hundred. During the year there were 2,578 in attendance at the services. The officers elected for the ensuing year were installed after which the congregation was dismissed with the Epworth league Benediction. A delightful function held at the y. 0. A. Tuesday night. M. Arrested for desertion Walter Rupp taken to Scranton yesterday afternoon. Tim reception for the members of the different committees of the y. M. C. A. Given by the ladies auxiliary tuesday eve proved to he a function entirely unique in its Way. The object was to bring the twelve different committees together where they might have the Benefit of a general discussion that would not Only acquaint them better with their own duties As committees but also wit i the work Aud needs of the association in general. Tables very handsomely decorated with Choice Aud fragrant Flowers were arranged about y. M. C. A. Hall. The committees began to assemble about half past seven of clock and shortly after eight the building was Well filled with ladies and gentlemen. Miss Margaret Ammerman rendered a Solo. Refreshments consisting of ice Cream cake and Coffee were then served upon the tables. After luncheon the real business of the evening was begun. Each committee was called upon when a member chosen for that duty arose and read an extract from the Constitution Aud by Laws relating to the duties of that committee Aud commented upon the same in such manner As was thought would be edifying and helpful. The different committees were responded to by the following persons executive committee h. H. Furman finance committee w. V. Oglesby lecture committee a. H. Grone membership committee f. M. Herrington reception committee Harry Patton invitation committee William Waikiu religious work Beverly Mussulman Junior work Clarence Derr a social committee David Thomas gymnasium Joy Brader a music John d Williams won Tau a auxiliary mrs. J e. Moore. In conclusion Short addresses pern nent to y. M. C. A. Work helpful and inspiring in effect were made by Rev. Or. M. L. Shindel Rev. Harry Curtin Harman Rev. George a. Lim Bert Rev. L. B. Twichell be b. J. Allen Aud messes. R. J. Pigg sad Beverly Mussulman. Pomona Grange meeting june 4, 1902. As previously announced the next quarterly meeting of Pomona Grange no. 31 p. Of a will be held at the Hall of Endeavor Grange in Liberty township Montour county on the 4th Day of june 1902. The literary portion of the programme follows music or. Aud mrs. Calvin Derr address of Welcome or. C. C. Billmeyer response or. Eshbach Solo Dora Cotter recitation mrs. Benfield declamation Harold Albright Reading mrs. Montgomery address or. Montgomery Solo Mae Wagner recitation mrs. Annie Billmeyer recitation Margaret Blaine declamation Ambrose Clapp address on Grange improvement or. W. D. Steinbach. It is hoped that the session May Convene at an Early hour so that there May he time for All the labors of the Day including the above exercises. Mrs. A 11. Litchard lecturer. A slight runaway. The horse attached to John Eisen i arts a Butcher Wagon driven by Geo. Hoffman created some excitement in South Danville saturday. He took fright at a switch engine and for a moment got beyond the Drivers control. Lie had run but a Short distance when he collided with a rail pile which brought him to a sudden Stop. The single tree Aud foot Board of the Wagon was broken. The horse sustained several abrasions about the legs. Representatives to grand Lodge. Representatives have been chosen As follows to represent the local Odd Fellows lodges at the session of the grand Lodge which meets at Erie on May 20 Montour Lodge no. 109�? Edward stroll. Calumet Lodge no. 279 let. R. Williams. Danville Lodge no so Charles Chalfant Esq. Myrtle Lodge no. S5h�?miles Smith. Secure reserved seats. The reserved seat beards for a Queen Esther a May 23th and 24th, will open at Hunts drug store wednesday. May .�?T1st, at 9 a m. Window smashed. Some evil disposed persons whose motives Are hard to discover for some time past have been annoying the residents Iii the Vicinity of Bloom and Walnut streets by acts of Uia Oiw. Mischief which thursday night culminated in smashing the plate Glass in the Bay window of or. Pauless residence. On tuesday night of last week it will be remembered some miscreant Tore up a portion of the pavement in front of residence no. 14, Walnut Street occupied by mrs. Anna Johnson Aud owned by Rev. A. S. Bowman. This act was inexplicable enough it self but when a few Days later some parties intent on evil surreptitiously entered the hallway of or. Pauless residence it beg Auto seem As though the offenders must Cheri Sii a grudge against the whole neighbourhood. As implied by the above matters did not end Here. When or. Paules arose yesterday morning he found the expensive curved Glass of the Corner window in his residence broken. Upon investigating he found a broken whiskey bottle lying on the ground beneath the window on the outside. There is no doubt but that the bottle was thrown into the window Aud thus caused the damage. Or. Paules is very much mystified by the affair Aud lie is determined to discover the perpetrator if possible. To that end he offers a Liberal Reward for the arrest Aud conviction of the guilty party or parties. Will organize a Circle. Professor e. G. A. Cline organizer of the protective Home Circle whose presence in this City was noted in these columns last week is meeting with Gratifying Success. While in our office Friday in stated that he had half enough candidates already to organize a Circle which will be accomplished by another week. Prof. Cline whose work of organizing takes in several surrounding towns has located himself in Danville. The work hero is receiving Liis immediate attention but during the next few months he will organize circles in Bloomsburg Catawissa Berwick Northumberland Solius Grove. Shamokin and it. Carmel. Sunbury already has a Large Circle of four Hundred members. Milton also has a to driving Mirele. The protected Home Circle is a fraternal insurance organization with Headquarters at Sharon. It was organized sixteen years ago and it Lias now a membership of 50,000 and a Reserve fund of $000,000. Or. H. C. Hall supreme president of Sharon will spend a few Days with Deputy Glino in Danville in the interest of the order. Walter Rupp a Well known Young Man about town was arrested yesterday on the charge of desertion. He was taken to Scranton whence he will be removed later to Headquarters for trial. Walter it will be recalled enlisted about a year ago and was assigned to the 8stli regiment coast artillery stationed at fort Wordsworth near new York. He returned to Danville during the latter part of last summer and has since been about town. Walter was never Able to satisfactorily explain his prolonged leave of absence but the matter was fully cleared up yesterday morning when Corporal George Beer a member of the recruiting station Force at Scranton arrived on the 9 09 d. L. Amp w. Train armed with the necessary papers for rupps arrest the allegation being that about the 1st of August last some four months after enlistment lie quit the service without leave or License. Corporal Beer was in citizens dress and assisted by officer Voris of the local police Force he had no difficulty in locating the Young Man wanted and in taking him into custody. Rupp took his arrest Good Nat redly and As a matter of course. He up Elf the time intervening Between arrest and the departure of the 2 12 train in bidding his acquaintances Good Bye being accompanied on his rounds by one of the officers. A of a the station he was about As Light hearted As any in the group. When the train called in with the officer at his Elbow lie was nearly the first to Board it chatting and joking As though utterly unconcerned about the future. Rupp will be tried by court martial for desertion. His sentence May he anywhere from six to eighteen months in the guard House. Rupp about May 1st caused a letter to be written to the Captain of his company stating that he desired to return to the service. He requested that they Fruish him with a ticket in which Case he would return alone. Should they refuse to comply lie said lie would have to be taken by Force in which event lie informed Triem they should Send three men As he would accompany no less. He further stipulated that a certain sergeant whom he named should not be in the number. As was shown by the sequel it Requir---1 nne Man to take him Rufus Ritter s bad Accident. Rufus Ritter a Carpenter employed at Thi Reading Iron works met with a painful Accident Friday. He was working at a circular saw. When his right hand came in Contact with the rapidly revolving implement the end of the thumb being severed and Trio Middle and ring Finger badly Cut. He was removed to the office of or. Paules where he received the necessary surgical attention. Or. Ritter will be unable to work for some time. Birthday Surprise party. Or. And mrs. Charles Lunger of Walnut and Church streets tendered their daughter Mary a Surprise party on saturday evening in Honor of her fourteenth birthday anniversary. A very enjoyable evening was spent. Those present were misses Emma Smith Mary Stewart Elmira Monger Amanda Smith Edith Derr Susan Hale Bertha Weaver Elizabeth Brady Maggie Flanagan Evalene Lunger Edith Rudy Relia Davis Annie Jenkins Elizabeth Reinaker messes. Leon Moyer Charles Lewis Harry Linker Charles Kehl Wesley Robison Claude Gorgas George Reedy Jesse Weaver William Hull Hen James Upson Arthur Ryan Edward Scott Walter Ricketts of this Eity and Claude Ritter and Clinton Miller of Lewisburg. During the evening refreshments were served. Election and Musicale. The following officers were a elected by the Epworth league of St. Paul s m. Church Friday eve president Beverly Musselman first vice president Russell Foust second vice president miss Minnie esterbrook third vice president miss Olive Thompson fourth vice president mrs. C. H. Reynolds treasurer Herman Prentiss Secretary miss Emeline Gearhart. A very Fine musical program was rendered which was interspersed by Tableaux. The evening wound up with refreshments consisting of ice Cream and cake. About 200 people were present. The y. M. 0. A. Won. An interesting game of base Ball was played at Dewitt s Park on saturday afternoon Between the y. M. C. A. Team and the crescents. The game resulted in a Victory for the y. M. C. A. By a score of 15 to 12. Cornial for the y. M. C. A. Pitched a very Good game. Some Good playing was done by both nines. A fair sized crowd witnessed the sport. Their first Oom Nuion. Special services were held at holy family Convent sunday at the Early mass at 7 30 three girls and three boys from the orphanage received their first communion. The services were Well attended. Those present from a distance were John Krimm and wife Aud miss Lucy Krimm of Williamsport and miss Mary Gerde Sof Harrisburg. Band photographed. Stoesz baud was photographed tuesday morning before leaving with Montour Castle k. G. E., for Shaw Mokin. The band which is composed of Twenty five members and is famous for Good music formed a group in front of Mahoning presbyterian Church where photographer James m. Irland took the picture. Preparatory service will be held at Trinity lutheran Church Friday evening at 7 30. Holy communion sunday morning Aud evening. Sunday school at 9 a. M

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