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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - May 31, 1906, Danville, PennsylvaniaHone paper for the Home l he circulation of this paper is increasing rapidly. It will pay you advertise in the american. Subscription $1 per year do. Pity Lei 11. Lem pcs h pm 1st. Obj fir i our 9 a. M. To i m 104 Mill or 1 r m 4m if thrills. /. P null lt/., >1 4l�.r, Mill it . I a. Of the stomach Ulm 1 note Sinev a specially. A a this country will never lilt entirely free until it supplies All of its own demands with its own a of. 52--no 22, Danville. Pa., thursday May 3 1900. Established in 1855 condensed news. Last week of Bowling season. If you re Wise you la advertise a a a the radius have done Good at the of Iker True moment. A in pretty Laurel will soon Crown the i Erry hillsides. Han you observed that the crooked us an i Edhlom smart enough is Majhi the la it a Long Arm underlie Post office appropriation Hill which senator Penrose reported the Senate this week Rural free delivery carriers Areke be fifteen Days leave of absence each year exclusive of sundays Ami holidays a id $000,009 is appropriated pay substitutes. After a season of drouth and cessation of server storms the wind and Clouds and electric forces have again combined and re Jioras come of cyclones and terrible atmospheric contentions. In Texas and Nebraska a number of lives have been lost buildings demolished country devastated and crops ruined by bail wind and lightening w Hen swallows Fly Low wet weather May in expected let because the insects which the swallows pursue in their flight Are flying Low escape the moisture of the Upter regions of the atmosphere. You can always judge the Worth of a citizen by the of his Home and his wife rules there which goes prove the theory that the woman makes or Breaks the Man. Houes Dala is said be one of the prettiest and cleanest towns in the state a id considerable of the credit for this condition is ascribed the women a improvement society which in the last year did its work at an expense less than $200. The society has in its Treasury $300. The authorities of Northumberland county have discovered that one August Reitz now in jail at Pottsville on the charge of eloping with another Many a wife is the same Chap who is wanted in their county for burglary having escaped from one of their officers years ago. Four of the lady teachers of the Sudbury schools will not la applicants for re election owing the very Good Rea Suu that they will he brides before the time set for the school hell ring for the opening of the next term. The friends of Stanley Morris an Amati or Gardener of Darby Are poking fun at him because some Tomato seeds which he planted recently and tended with Assidio scare have developed into sturdy Maple Trees. There is reason believe that electric trans my station is simply in its infancy. Perhaps if we could revisit this locality a Century hence we would be quite As much surprised As our great grandfathers would he if they could return and look about them. There is a probability that the $5 greenbacks will soon he reinforced by Golba it is of the same denomination. When these Are supplemented by clean Hacks for All paper currency there will be cause for general congratulation. A Telegram from Mahanoy City declares that or. And mrs. Samuel Swartman who live near that Borough Are the parents of Twenty seven children of whom Twenty five Are living. Twenty of the number Are sons. To All members of the y. M. U. A the Baths Are now in proper condition for use. The Mouth of june brides will soon be Here and the crop promises he Large. The herbs county court has granted forty nine divorces since january 1. According a bulletin just issued he the interstate Commerce commission 1.109 people were killed on the railroads in this country during tax last three months of 190. A. Of 320 victims of actual train accidents. A were passengers and persons employed in baggage express and mail it ars the announcement is made that the protracted drought and the polluted condition of the streams have produced an epidemic among the game fish of Montgomery county which Are dying in Large numbers the Spanish War lasted Hilt a Short time and the deaths in Active service were very few yet there Are about eighteen thousand pensioners already from that War and about thirty one thousand More who have made applications for pensions the pamphlet of 1906 passed at the extra session of the legislature and approved by tax governor together with Liis vetoes on certain resolutions have just been issued in hound form from the state printing office. The coroners jury investigating tax ree ent boiler explosion Oil the Peil Lisy line near Herndon found that the Engineer had tilled the boiler rapidly with cold Wate Rand was therefore responsible for the Accident. Rev. Thomas Kerr of Muncy whose wife before marriage was miss Sara Cunningham of this City has accepted a unanimous Call tax upper 1 a a tor Ora Church Chester county. The charge which is a flourishing one is situated in tax Conn try near tax Lancaster county line. The congregation numbers some three Hundred. Rev. L. Ulrich preached the memorial Sermon the veterans of be ins of \ veterans i and the women a Relief corps at trin a v lutheran Church sunday morning. The Sermon was an Able and impressive Effort there was a Large attendance and the occasion in no respect has Ever been surpassed since the memorial Sermon became a feature in honouring the memory of the departed Brave. Some forty five veterans accompanied by half that number of sons of veterans marched from the Post room the Church bearing with them the Post Flag and the handsome colors of company a 132nd regiment. Arriving at the Church along with the woman a Relief corps they occupied seats that had been reserved in the fore part of the auditorium. The Post hag and the Flag of company a were Given prominent positions one on each Side of the pulpit. Above the speaker was a Large Canvas on which in artistic letters were the words a Welcome g. A. It. A just at the rear of the speaker a Large Flag gathered near the Bottom with a Black braid descended from the ceiling. In addition there were numerous Small flags and a profusion of Flowers gracefully arranged about the altar. The pastor took Liis text from the 6th chapter of Paul a letter the ephesians 10th and Lluli verses a finally Brethren be Strong in the lord and in the Power of his might the text represents christians As warriors contending with powerful enemies with Christ As Captain. When Christ came it was with a new Banner. To set up a new kingdom. In rallying under this Banner the Victory is assured if we Are courageous and Dute Ous but it must be by continuous warfare. Our wrestling is not in open War but with hidden forces hidden treachery and wicked less in High places. The pomp and the a Silious corruption ignorance and lust after the bad Are so Many influences of this world that lend themselves tax Power of the adversaries with whom the Christian is wrestling. To the soldiers All Honor All glory for the preservation of our nation the greatest on the face of the earths they have fought for the prior Isle. That Are near the human heart bin they will clearly understand the speaker continued that they have Tough anal sacrificed their lives for a perishable kingdom. Other nations have had their Day and ours in turn will pass away. A new heaven and a new Earth we shall see. A you Jive assembled Here a the speaker said a pay your respects those who have gone before those who have drawn the sword with you but who have now mingled with the dust. You fought not in vain you have conquered. But there is another kingdom that of Christ for that kingdom he fought lie bled and he died. Alone did he meet satan in the Garden and alone on the Cross did he Bear the Pang for you and me. He made the sacrifice that heaven demanded. Satan knew that Christ had conquered and entered the stronghold of hell a a you have fought and won. You have bequeathed posterity Liberty and equal rights. Your lord and master has conquered and the Gates of his kingdom stand ajar for you enter. His kingdom is an everlasting kingdom. The greatest Battle is yet be fought your greatest and bitterest foes Are yet he conquered. Christ has made the Conquest easy. With his spirit As expressed in the text and with that alone it will he possible overcome tax it own is of evil that assail contract was horse killed not awarded in runaway May court Rise in River. The River which began Rise on monday afternoon during the night following came up with a jump and during yesterday it was Over ten feet above Low water Mark. Last evening it was at a standstill and the probability is that it will fall rapidly today. The sudden Rise of the River monday night played havoc with the foot boat which Lay upon the Shore at Low water. A considerable number were seen going Down Stream some from Points at the upper end of tax Borough and others from towns above. William Deutseh a boat was carried Down the River As far As Cameron where it was recovered. Frank Ross naphtha launch and foot boats were carried away. Luckily heavy stores were attached them which impeded the Progress of tax boats very much. About Daylight they were detected out in the Stream by the Crew at the water works who notified the owner. The boats were recovered before tax a reached tax a a reeks Mouth. Annoyed by fix Plo Sions. The residents of Sunbury Street Shamokin Are said it be greatly alarmed by tax repeated explosions which occur underneath their houses and which at times Shako the Nihi Wiigs a consider Ash a a a it the explosions Are believed be due tax firing of shots in the Workings of the Cameron Colliery which working Are now thought extend Sunbury Street. It i a a i i that the dishes were shaken from tax sol aboard in tax dining room of one residence. I. I. Mauser promoted. I l. Manger for the Prist 13 years District passenger agent cd tax in it. Railway company with Headquarters at Williamsport will on june 1st., promoted the position of District passenger agent at rending. The announcement of or Manger s intended departure from this District will 1m received with sincere regret by Liis Many Danville friends. Machines arrive. W. W. Wolliver last evening stated that tax Well i ver hardware company has received a Carload of rambler automobiles the shipment comprises three machines one for w. A. Purse 1 of this City one for George so user of Lime Ridge a in5, tax other for d. A. Michael of Berwick monday was the Date set for receiving the sealed proposals for the erection of a Brick Power House at tax Hospital for the insane but the contract was not awarded. Tax building committee of the Board of trustees were on hand but upon opening the bids it was found that they were All in excess of the amount of Money available for the Power House. Under the circumstances a halt was inevitable. After deducting tax Price of Buchanan amp goes contract and expenses incidental it is found that Only some ten thousand dollars remain of the states appropriation of $91,000 made for the heat Light and Power Plant. This it is explained will not erect a such a building House the heat Light and Power Plant As is called for he the plans and specifications adopt i i d. It will therefore be necessary modify the plans and specifications in a order bring the Cost Down the limit of available Money anti advertise anew for bids. All is regretted will consume time which at this stage of tax work is very valuable at the Hospital. It is Safe affirm Howe i the building committee just As quickly As possible will procure new or modified plans the end that the building May be ready just As soon As needed by Buchanan a go. Shortage of ice is in sight if the Large ice companies were permitted have their Way about it the smaller cities that were not fortunate enough Harvest a Good ice crop would be Apt experience an ice famine before next fall As tax season advances it becomes Appi Reut that the total of ice in St it rage w ill fall considerably Short of meeting the general demand. The Large ice companies that control the product of Pocono and other Mountain lakes evidently if they had it do Over again would not have contracted with so Many parties but would have agreed ship ice Only where they now see it possible Toke up up the Supply needed la luring the sea Sou. Naturally these companies would like get released from some of their smaller contracts so As Avoil the danger of eur in filling their Large contracts. The towns therefore Are fortunate that have dealers conscientious enough reject the overtures of the ice companies ail in spite of the proffered terms fulfil their contracts with customers. The Tob Hanun ice company which has entered into a contract with a. L do Lanip furnish ice has made a proposition him asking he re leased. Tax company As a Price pro poses pay or. Delca up dollars per ton for All the ice contracted for and not yet delivered. Whu it is stated that or. Decani pm a Comitia it Calls for 1,000 tons and that but 200 tons Are delivered As yet it is be seen what an extent in would he Bene fitted a. The Deal would simply net him $2,600 and he would be relieve Al of any further work or annoyance a luring the season. Or. Delcamp last evening stated that he had decided protect his customers and that therefore had notified the ice company that he could not accept their proposition. He also stat a a a i that he would not raise tax Price of ice so Long As the ice he has contracted for hoi is out. Which will be until along in september or october. The local ice dealers of Berwick have also been offered a dollars per ton of their contracts leave tax ice in the company a storage at it. Pocono. A Veri 11 Bros have a contract for 1,200 tons aug a a. F. Martz for 1,000 tons Anil had these Berwick dealers accepted the offer they would have realized $2,400 Ami $2,000 respectively hut like be True their patrons and held the ice company its contracts. A most sensational runaway occur re Al but ecu this City and Washington Ville tuesday afternoon which ondes a in a torrid in head on collision Between the runaways and another team. The runaway horses escaped hut one a of tax other team was killed instantly pier Ltee a the heart by a heavy Wagon Tongue. J. A. Grom is of Limestone township whose team it was that ran away had been Danville delivering a Load of Hay. On the return trip he stopped at Phil Mosery a hotel at the top of the Hill on tax of it i Road no Ashington i 11�. He fastened the animals with a Chain the hitching Post Ami pro a a Nedeil into the hotel. While the team was alone for some reason us account eel for they became frightened and breaking away from the Post dashed off Down the Steep narrow Road. Just about this time Karl Feuu Sou of Elmer Feuu of Valley township returning from the Lycoming Hills with a Load of lumber had arrived at a Point about half Way up the Hill. He was walking Between his Wagon and the railing that divides the Road from the Steep Side Hill. Suddenly he was startled by the sound of loudly x tiding hoofs and glancing up he saw not a Hundred Yards away the frantic plunging team dashing toward him. He acted quickly. Turning Liis team in As near the railing As he could get he mounted the top of the Load of lumber save himself from being caught under tax Load if his Wagon toppled Over the Steep embankment. No sooner had he reached his Perch than the runaways going at top Steeil crashed with fearful momentum and a horribly hike icing thud into Liis own team of horses. The big Tongue on the runaways Wagon struck tax body of re uus a near horse just bans of the front leg burying its la three feet in the animal s body and piercing its heart and lungs. The horse gave a spasmodic leap into tax air and full dead. Keeping his presence of mind Renu jumped the ground Aud dashing tax Heads of tax runaways pushed them Back Aud control de them w without further trouble. Or. Renn valued Liis horse at $110. It is a remarkable fact that neither of or. A Romis horses was injured. Mrs. Harry Sheffer returned Scran ton yesterday after a visit with Lier sister miss Fannie Hummer Iron Street. J miss Bessie Evans has returned the blooms Burg Normal school after a 1 stay in this City As the guest of miss Florence Price. Or. And mrs. Henry Dreifuss master you Uever circulate a Story you know its True do you Uncle it Umsteadt a Ditcher in operation. The american some time ago contained mention of a machine for ditching that was being a perfected by Walter Umstead who res i a Les with James Lowrie at Strawberry Ridge. The May hire has now he in completed and in its tier felted state Quot has been patented by or. Umstead Ami has proven a most remarkable Success. A representative of this paper saw the machine in duration on the farm of George a. Gouter near Washington Ville tuesday. To draw it four horses Are hitched abreast one Man drives Aud another walks behind and by Means of a Wax Al regulates the depth of lie Cut. The machine was making a ditch tuesday 6 in eyes wide and 2 feet deep Ait the Walls of tax completed Trench after tax Mathima bad passed were As clean As if built of a a of Rele. The dirt is rolled out i one Side not a lot of it finding it was Bank into the �1 itch. A number of a a certs have been see or. Umstead about tax Machii one representative of a big farming implement Eom Pauy toll or. Us steal that he had never before seen a six Cess Ful Ditcher but that he belie cd that or. Umsteadt a Patent fill Al a ill the requirements and tit had no Louth but that the niacin a Mhz a in a the work admirable when tax in Hilt i had failed. A conling a statement just made by health commissioner Dixon a no persons a lie in Pennsylvania raid month from consumption which is a preventable disease. Rev. Or. Shindel resigns. Rev. M. L. Shindel 1. D., who for some thirty years past Lias been pastor of the Pine Street lutheran Church was sunday elected As pastor emeritus. At the same time Rev. Lloyd w. Walter was elem in pastor of tax Pine Street lutheran Church. On. May 7th. Rev. Or. Shindel owing ail dancing years tendered his resignation As pastor the Council of tax Church from that a late until last week the matter was held under Al Vise meet the Council deciding re-4�?~omux�?~ii<l that tax Roi nation not in accepted but that or. Shied cd be elected a pastor emeritus. It also Reeoma Wem Leil that Lloyd w. Walter a graduate of Susquehanna University who has officiated several times in the Pink Street Church be chosen As pastor. Both recommendations proved acceptable a lie congregation which proceeded at once act upon them electing pastor emeritus and pastor As above stated. Or. Shindel is much beloved not Only by tax Pine strict congregation but by All our townspeople. The Honor conferred upon him yesterday comes As n Reward for Long and faithful service. Rev. Lloyd w. Walter who will succeed Rev. Or Shindel in the Active duties of the pastorate w ill graduate at tax Susquehanna University this summer. He is a gift Eil spa aka a and a Young Man Ltd much ability. He will conic Danville in a Short time. Lightning Rod sharper. Lightning Roll agents who Are operating i is Section of the state swindled Adam Wahlman of Colloms Viii out of $200 last week. Tile first of the j Clever gang was through the Nippe a nose Valley soliciting the orders for the lightning rods Anil agreed place a sufficient number Oil or. A Amman a barn for the very nominal Price of a $6.70. Or. Wahlman agreed pay this amount and was asked sign a contract which he dial. A few Days afterwards the second Man came along. 1 a lib a the work Aud presented the Bill which by this time had grown be $400, and tax contract was found converted into a lieu a it nor. Wald Muiir a in qwerty. After much discus Siou tax lightning Roll Man dropped $2�o and or. Wahlman gave him a note for this amount a payable in thirty Days. This the men later cashed at a Jersey Shore Bank and then skipped. They were reported have been seen in Milton since then Aud urn evidently trying work the same gain in that neighbourhood. No color line. At tax african methodist episcopal conference in session at York last week it was decided that a Young adored pm tip 1� should in taught Good behaviour should be instructed appear has boisterous in Public aug a should fit the their loud talking at Iret it a a lit i in. A a the news moves my my lb1 suggestion Hereinbefore noted by tricking out tax word a col ii a l in tax of boisterous Aud j i ski a a riled Llort then is Ixo color 22 companies will attend. Twi pity tin companies have already signified their iut cution of attending the four county firemen a convention i he held in blooms Surg next month. Leon and miss Rae Dreifuss have left for Detroit Michigan where they will make their Home. Miss Lois Boyer will arrive today from Plymouth fora visit with friends in this City. Or. J. Sidney Holla of Benton circulated among friends Inthis City yesterday. Archie the son of or. And mrs. C. G. Voris of Milton is visiting relatives in Danville. Or. And mrs. A. M. Winters of Sun Bury spent yesterday with friends in this City. Alex. Foster and Liis daughter Helen left saturday for a visit at Ocean Gity. Mrs. E. W. Peters returned Home from a visit Pittsburg saturday evening. George Steinbruner of Wilkes Barre spent Sukdav with friends in Danville. Curry Fisher of Westfield new Jersey arrived saturday fur a several Days visit with relatives in this City. Mrs. A liar Les Watson sr., returned Philadelphia saturday after a visit at the Home of or. And mrs. P. E. Mans at Mausdale. Or. I. H. Jennings returned saturday from Allentown where in attended tax meeting of the state dental As so Icia Tion Fil in in Korea the Street of the 4 Ity sleek with Sanuki Ami Odoro. Tin Nieou of Korea Are used for every conceivable and inconceivable thing. Down tax Middle of them or on either Side the City a sewage reeks along a sluggish course carrying with it every a i Siulc thing but its own horrible odor. The houses on the Malu streets or what might for want of a More descriptive name he called the business streets Are All built with one Side open As houses Are built in Japan. There is Little or nothing displayed for Sale in any shops and there is Seldom anything detain a loitered along the Way. I in korean woman knows absolutely nothing about the Joys and sorrows of shopping. She lives her life in virtuous Mcclus Iota or at least in seclusion. And in tradesmen must needs go her a in i thrust their goods respectfully through a Small opening in the do a of b i apart ments. What she do Euit want six thrusts out again Aud he a i Ges w Ith him Over the i i it v it hie has selected with lha t.?i not transparent Par Iliou l tut in so there is Little need a Itti of i a Bop windows. Since the. A i ail the menus clothes e. Leiv tax materials for i have really never sea ii a purchased in a shop. L Mill l. Are built with the use i a i a. And one can buy if a. To. In i As foreigners so Oft i in h mses that Are not of Tell a Ltd. In Are not be seen at a i. 1 Ilig b a on behind expressionless a a pc a with tiles Aud i i \. La lie tiniest possible Gate \ a a week i v. In l a yol a recorder. N v no enl Ohie Ial it a a hit it Lugt or. T. A Muyo the recorder is the o i. I Puhl Otticia in tax City ii it lie. Uale i tick the Dongoue Beharie. N with the authority of i11��?� a. I. 11 tax City of new York in in. 10 a. The governing body of in a ii were tax mayor the and the aldermen. From the. Recorder sprang in 1821, the of l court of common pias which later a a it my the Prenie court. mayor Ami the recorder held All the court i i new York both civil Ami criminal tax aldermen sitting also Ai a in disposing of Petty eases. The recorder was u member of the Board of aldermen. One of his important duties w As pass on competency for citizenship. The first recorder was James Graham appointed by charter. His duties included of the present recorder and Many More gradually As the court Busine increased the recorder Censed act As an Alderman and in the of court work the criminal cases which As affecting the life and Liberty of citizens were then regarded As of the Graver importance were retained by him and the civil cases were transferred newer courts. Thus tax office of the recorder is traditionally tax primary safeguard Over tax principles of the old common Law on which new Yorkus modern criminal jurisprudence is new York world. I in Sii in my Niter. In Andrews Nee dotes ancient Aud modern 11789� one reads Quot should n Gla s House fire be kept up without extinction for a longer term than seven years there is no doubt but that a Salamander would be generated in the this probably accounts Foi tax popular idea that a Salamander lives in the fire a fallacy so far removed from in a truth that the curious Liza i d 11 beast so called cannot endure a. U tax but it of the Suu but skulls Awa. Under stores avoid it. It will no or lose its reputation for tin eating Ili ujan. Which lingers still in tax belting utensil that is named after it Conner Nylon of inf Ruf. A you say you never gossip a a answered miss Cayenne. A when i feel disposed hear my neighbors do so used i merely mention a name and proceed Ash High ii Star court convened at 10 of clock monday morning w Ith his Honor judge g. C. Evans and associates Blee and Wagner on the Bench. Court immediately got Down business and proceeded dispose of the usmial routine work preliminary a Busy session. The constables made their returns. None reported any violation of the Law with the exception of w. E. Young Constable of the first Ward Danville who reported the Pennsylvania canal bed As a nuisance. In regard the latter judge Evans referred the matter the District attorney whom directed take such action As might be necessary. The list of jurors was called All responding their names. Clarence Rishel was appointed Foreman of the grand jury after which Daniel b. Fetterman a grand juror was excused. Judge Evans proceeded with big charge the grand jury which was very lengthy and explicit carefully reviewing the Legal processes by which Bills Are brought the grand jury the duty of the latter body in the premises. The Law a overing their action amp a. G. W. Bennett was chosen tip staff wait upon the grand jury Aud w. E. Young and b. B. Brown tip staffs wait upon the court. A Large crowd was attracted court by the homicide cases in which Peter Dietrich and John sees Are the defendants. Both of these were brought Down court by sheriff Maiers soon after 10 of clock. Sees father was in the court room while several of Peter Dietrich sold friends took occasion shake hands with him. Or. Dietrich seems have borne up under Liis ordeal very Well. To All who met him he had a pleasant smile and a warm handshake which showed that he heartily appreciated the temporary release from the Monotony of prison life. Or. Dietrich was called before court Aud upon hearing the indictment read entered a plea of not guilty. John sees was next called before the bar who likewise pleaded not guilty. Neither of the homicide cases will be tried until thursday and the witnesses in each were excused from attendance at court until that time. I in the Case of is. Francis Woll the defendant was shift ended pay the Cost of prosecution and stand committed until the sentence was complied with. The first Case attached was that of Frank Morrall in which a True Bill was found by the grand jury during the Forenoon. Morrall pleaded guilty. His attorney Ralph Kisner made a Strong plea for clemency urging that sentence in the Case he suspended. Morrall was called before the court. Judge Evans told the defend ant tha he had pleaded guilty a most serious offence for which if the full penalty were imposed lie could be sent the Penitentiary for three years in the present Case the court was disposed be As lenient As possible Aud that therefore the full penalty would not be imposed. The sentence of the court was that Frank Morrall be sentenced pay the Cost of prosecution a Fine of $100 the Commonwealth Aud undergo imprisonment in the Eastern at separate and solitary confinement Lor a period of fifteen months be computed from the present Date. The next Case taken up was that of Commonwealth is William Renner the eleven year old boy accused of breaking into the department store of s. Lowenstein amp co., with intent commit a felony on sunday May 13th. The defendant being without counsel Ralph Kisner was appointed by the court As attorney for the defense. The plea of not guilty was entered after which Joseph Lowenstein s. Lowenstein and officer John Grier Voris were called As witnesses. All the circumstances which were fully set Forth in this paper at the time of their occurrence Are still fresh on the minds of our readers. The Case was soon disposed of scarcely five minutes being consumed by the opposing attorneys in addressing the jury. Judge Evans was also Brief in his charge Aud the Case was Given the jury at 3 20 of clock. At four of clock the jury returned with a verdict of guilty As indicted but recommended the defendant William Renner the mercy of the court. The next Case attached was that of Commonwealth is. Daniel Kennedy another juvenile Case in which the defendant was accused of forcibly affecting an Entrance into the first Ward school building with intent commit a felony on saturday Mayfe the. There were three witnesses in this Case Ambrose Robinson and Robert Campbell who said they detected Kennedy in the act and William Renner the defendant in the preceding Case who alleged that be was with Kennedy when he broke into tit first Ward school building. Young Renner said they were both in the school building that they effected an Entrance through the window and that together they went through several of the rooms. He told what articles were pilfered and his Story corroborated the preceding testimony of masters Robinson and Campbell. The jury was out about half an hour when it returned a verdict that Daniel Kennedy was guilty As indicted. The next Case called was that of Commonwealth is. George Beckley the charge being larceny As Bailee. Some time was spent in selecting a jury in this Case Aud at 5 30 of clock court adjourned reconvene at 9 30 this morning. A decree of divorce was granted in the Case of Dora e. Robbins is. W. Edward Robbins. Judge Evans monday afternoon made an order excluding All Hoys under sixteen years of age from the court room. The order went into immediate effect and there was a general exodus toward the front door that took in upwards of fifty juveniles representing nearly All Ages up sixteen. There Are a Good Many unsavoury cases for trial and parents if not the boys themselves Are expected take cognizance of the order the end that the court room May be Clear of boys Bromlow on the end of the term. 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 the Public that he is prepared at All times execute in the neatest manner. Job printing of All kinds and description Willie Renner the boy who monday was found guilty of breaking into the store of s. Lowenstein amp co., Aud was recommended mercy was called before court for the first thing tuesday morning. In answer several questions from judge Evans Willie explained that he was eleven years of age that he went school As Well As Church and sunday school. The father George Render was then called. He gave his occupation As a chiropodist Aud said he was employed about four Days in a week a Ruig $1.25 $1.50 per Day. His boy he said was at Home during the evenings. The court made the following order now May 29, 1906, it apr hearing the court that the defendant is a neglected child under the age of 16 years and after the hearing j. G. Mince Moyer is appointed n probation officer take charge of the defendant Aud for the present place him in the care Aud custody of his father George w. Renner subject at All times the visitation of the probation officer. Any bad conduct on the part of the defendant or upon bad treatment by the father the child the same reported the court. This order remain in Force Aud effect until further order of court. By the court. Dutiel Kennedy the eleven year old boy who was found guilty of effecting a forcible Entrance into the first Ward school building on saturday May 5th, was called before court. In reply questions from judge Evans lie said he West school a a sometimes a a could no Tell when he was at school he said he had been in jail weeks for breaking into the school House. He said lie did not know it was wrong at the time but admitted that lie was Well aware of it now. Judge Evans told the boy that he would not Send him the House of Refuge at this time but would give him another Chance. At this juncture he called the boys father who informed the court that he is 51 years of age and has four children. He declares that he looks after them and that they Are in the House by 7 or 8 of clock each evening. Judge Evans took occasion say that 7 or 8 of clock was the hour that All children should he at Home at night. He reminded the father of his duty toward the boy Aud told him if the court heard of any further bad conduct on the part of the boy or of any ill treatment on the part of the parents it would take further action. Judge Evans then proceeded make an order similar the one in the Case of the Renner boy stating that the defendant is a neglected child and placing him under the care of chief of police j. C. Mincemoyer As a probation officer. Court proceeded take testimony in the Case of Commonwealth is. George Beckley which was attached the evening before and for which a jury had been selected. The charge was larceny As Bailee the allegation of the Commonwealth being that defendant George Beckley last Spring became a tenant on a farm on Bald top owned by Francis Wolly that under the agreement Woll was Stock Trio farm that Beckley was farm the place on shares having use of Wollus team of horses Aud farming implements which at the expiration of the lease were be returned the owner in Good condition. It was further alleged that during the season the defendant sold one of the horses Frank Diehl hence the Law suit. Among the witnesses for the Commonwealth were Francis Woll mrs. Woll and mrs. Shutt. George Beckley the defendant upon being called the stand swore that Woll had sold him the team of horses for $80 and that when he disposed of one of them the horse was solely in his Possession. His testimony was followed by others for the defense among them being his wife and son Howard Beckley William Diehl Frank Diehl Justice of the peace Dalton and others. The testimony was wholly contradictory both As the condition of the accounts Anil the nature of the agreement Between Woll and Beckley. About 11 30 of clock the Case was Given the jury. At 10 80 of clock the grand jury had passed upon the last of the Bills. At the direction of judge Evans it then proceeded examine the Public build Ings. At 11 30 the grand jury reported and was discharged from further attendance at court. The grand jury recommended that a lavatory system be installed in the front cellar of the court House that new closets he put in the jail building and that connection he made with the Borough sewer also that a new roof be placed of the court House. In the Case of Commonwealth is. William Buck a nol. Pros was allowed upon the payment of costs. Edward Burns guilty of assault and Battery on monday was sentenced pay costs of prosecution Aud stand committed until sentence was complied with. Tuesday the sentence was modified omitting a that the defendant stand immediately after convening for the afternoon the jury returned a verdict of a not guilty in the Case of Commonwealth is. George Beckley. The Case next attached was that of Commonwealth is. George Beckley the prosecutor b. N Fraucis Woll who brought the Case tried in the fore you. I in the last Case the charge was larceny j the allegation being that Beckley up i of removing from Wollus farm on Bald top had taken with him a set of harness and a gun belonging Woll. Or. Woll being called the stand testified that of sunday april 1st.,the harness was still in the barn on the farm but that of monday it was missing along with a Guu belonging or. Woll. Woll said lie foul the harness at Fry a livery stable. The gun he said Beckley had taken with Jim when he moved notwithstanding that he had Given instructions or. Beckley a son Howard that the Guu j be left on the farm. The harness was valued at $15, the Guu at $5. William Diehl present tenant of Wollus farm was sworn. Beckley he said showed him the gun said it was Wollus Guu but stated that he was going take it along with him. Frank Fry livery stable keeper described the double harness that Beck Ley Hail brought his stable. Levi Diehl who assisted at the moving swore that the defendant said it was a a Doc so Guu but that lie was go aug take it along. George Beckley the defendant was called the stand. He said he had received the Guu for hauling Bones the junk Stop. He was have one half of the proceeds which in the Case cited were about $1.50. Woll proceeded pay him but found that lie had nothing less than a Twenty Dollar Bill. In settlement he asked Beckley whether he would be satisfied take the Guu at the valuation of $1.50. Beckley consented Aud thus became owner of the Guu. The harness he was accused of stealing Beckley declared he had purchased with the horse. Howard Beckley was called who sustained his father s testimony Frank Diehl who purchased the horse that figured in the preceding Case said that he had purchased the harness paying the sum of ten cents for them. By arrangement they were left at Fry a livery stable. Several other witnesses followed for the defense but the Case was disposed of in an hour being Given the jury at 3 p. No. At 3 50 of clock the twelve Meu returned a verdict of a not guilty a placing the costs upon the prosecutor Francis Woll. In the Case of Ephraim k. Hale is. Annie m. Hale of petition of respondent for allowance a Rule was granted by the court As prayed for returnable june 9, 1904�. At 4 of clock All cases were disposed of with the exception of the homicide cases. Judge Evans announced Juliat tomorrow being memorial Day no court would be held. He stated therefore that All jurors would be excused until thursday morning when court will again Convene Anil jurors along with witnesses Ami others Are expected be in their places. New equipment for a. G. P. When the National guard is equipped with the uniforms now being issued for the division Encampment at Gettysburg july 21-28, the Peu Sylvania soldiers will be up the Standard of the United state army arms uniform and other paraphernalia. The new uniforms Are of Khaki Aud Are an exact copy of the regular army uniform. They Are being manufactured Aud issued from the state Arsenal in Harrisburg under the direction of adjutant general Stewart and colonel Richardson division quartermaster. Forty five companies of infantry nine bands and thirteen Hospital corps have already been supplied. The remaining troops will be equipped within forty Days. Eighty five thousand Yards of cloth Are used in the making of the 10,000 uniforms required for the Pennsylvania guard. The Blue uniforms will be detained by the troops for Winter Wear and dress purposes. The men will also retain the equipment of Duck uniforms issued after the Spanish american War for Drudgery work about Camp. The original iut cution had been Purchase the new Khaki uniforms direct from the United states government. But the latter was unable Supply them. Adjutant general Stewart therefore resolved that the state could do the work itself. Building removed. A. A. Sti Epperson Sou Day removed or. A. T. Dewitt a office from its site near tax family residence the Park when or. Dewitt will remodel it into a cottage. The office is 20x16 feet and move it so far proved easy Job. It was loaded of trucks and was drawn by eight horses. Stricken with paralysis. Daniel mull of Riverside who was stricken with paralysis of monday morning was in a very critical condition yesterday and very slight Hopes were entertained for his recovery. He is a Well known citizen sixty one year of age

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