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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - November 1, 1900, Danville, PennsylvaniaHome paper a for the lome the circulation this papers in cry a rapidly. It will you to adv Fet a the american. Subscription $1peh Vear a this country will never re entirely free until it supplies All its own demands with its own vol. 45--no 44. Danville pa., to i u hasday november 1. 1900.mckinley will established in 1855. Job printing the office the american being furnished with a Large assortment Job letter and fancy Type and Job material generally the published announces to the Public that he is prepared at All times to execute in the neatest manner Job printing All kinds and desorption. O 5ijr"get our prices before place your orders. sure that every Republican vote in your District is tuesday november 6th.a must daring burglary committed at the p. Amp Station Early saturday morning. One the most daring. And Well planned burglaries Ever committed in this City took place saturday morning. The Philadelphia and Reading depot office was entered the operator bound and gagged the Safe blown open and a sum Money stolen without the smallest Cine As to the identity where Honts the per iterators at nearly two Choik a South bound freight train passed the station and annoy Reiser the night operator had just reported it. When some one called to him from the baggage room window that a this Friend Thomas wished to speak to him the platform. Reiser replied saying a i Don t know Thomas and i Don t know at that movement the window shutter was raised and Reiser covered by several revolvers several the men. At once crawled through the window and Reiser was securely a Send and thrown into agent font s rear office la before leaving they relieved him his watch and about f 1.50 in Money. They also took his tobacco and helped themselves his lunch. After a number trials the Safe was finally blown open and the Money taken. The amount is not known As the officials have refused to make any statement in regard to their loss. It is supposed to have been finite a Large sum. Possibly $250. After the robbers had made their escape. Reiser managed to extricate himself and gave the alarm. The officers and agent font were soon the scene but careful search failed to reveal any Cine by which the thieves could he traced. It was stated sunday that some Money and papers had been found near Catawissa but these reports Are entirely without a Cross in the Circle at the head the Republican column and then your vote will be counted without question. In marking Over a ballot the voter is liable to make an error and thereby his vote is endangered and it May not lie . B. Landis sentenced. At a special session court saturday afternoon judge Little passed sentence Harry r. Landis who had previously been found guilty Selling liquor 011 sunday and maintaining a Slot machine during part the time he was proprietor hotel Oliver. Sentence the charge maintaining the Slot machine was with held but the charge sunday liquor Selling was sentenced to the exists prosecution a Fine $100. And to undergo a term 30 Days imprisonment in the county Farmer Smith. Frederick Smith one Montour county a oldest residents died saturday morning at ins Home near . Death was due to a complication diseases though lie had Only been til about three weeks. Or. Smith was in his 91st year and was a native Reading i a., moving into this county when quite Young lie was an Active member the lutheran Church near his Home helping to form that congregation ill 1848. Three sons and two daughters survive Ohn Redma occurred monday evening at his Home East front for John i. Brown for Regis ter and recorder. He is worthy the support All voter and would make a most capable official. Will locate in Reading. J. C. Ii. Lynn was in town saturday evening for a Short time while Enro Ute from Philadelphia to Berwick. Or. Lynn has severed his connection with the Danville stove and manufacturing co., and will locate in Reading where he has already accepted a lucrative position. After a lingering illness Over a months duration. Councilman John Rubinan died monday night about Quarter past it clock. About Tive weeks ago an attack liver trouble confined . Rebman to his bed. Lie improved slightly after several a lays but a Little later another and a More severe attack overt it him and until the end came monday night he suffered greatly. The deceased was born in Stuttgart Germany Jan. 3,1847. When he was a lad thirteen became to this country and for some time was engaged in following the Barbera a Trade after which he travelled with Many the leading circuses including Forepaugh a Robisonn a Gardner a and Stokes As an acrobat. While with the latter he made a trip to Europe and was lulled As the special attraction. A about this time he introduced the double sooner Sault to the world and won great Fame that account. After travelling through Brazil and Cuba he located in this City and engaged in the liquor business with Simon Krebs. In 1887 he became a travelling Salesman Lor f. P. Dilley amp co., Philadelphia and for the past thirteen years has continued to represent that firm in this Section the state. The deceased is survived by a wife Ami three sons Fred Youngstown >., Harry Philadelphia and Samuel this City. Or. Rebman was an industrious and warm hearted Man and a Good citizen and had Many friends in this City and throughout the state. He was a member Danville . 510,f. And a m., . 109, i. O. O. F., and at the time his death he was a member the Borough you want a Good associate judge vote for Robert game the season. The first Basket Ball game the season in this City will be played the armory floor election night nov. A when the Strong team representing the Bloomsburg wheelman will line up against the local five. The Danville players Are doing considerable in the Way practice putting in an hour every Day and will be in Good shape to put up a rattling game. The locals have been circulating a paper soliciting subscriptions in order to defray necessary expenses incidental to organizing and equipping a team and Are meeting with a generous response from the Public. Mahanoy City Bucknell University Lewisburg and All collegiate Philadelphia have applied for dates and will Likely appear Here Early in the season. I Jet out every Republican vote for the whole Republican at Pilgrim s rest. Or. S. Y. Thompson entertained a party friends mom Lav afternoon at pilgrims rest his country Home. In the party were a. M. Gearhart j. M. Kelso Levi Sechler j. 15. Gearhart. James Riehl Robert Adams Rich Ard Eggert Robert Cathcart . J. J. Kline w. G. Kramer and Thomas c. Curry. Butter milk in Large quantities was consumed and their return the guests wore a contented expression which betokened much in favor the culinary department the increasing. The attendance at the night school is still increasing. At the session Friday evening ten new pupils were taken in making a total 120 pupils to Date. The question providing for the Largo number pupils will be taken up by the Board education at a social meeting which will be called during the week copyright Xio by Charles a. Gray. President m the Bessemer Mill. The work dismantling the Bessemer Mill previous to its removal to Sault Ste. Marie was commenced yesterday morning. Sul Lucient cars for use in the transportation the machinery had not vet arrived wednesday so none it was taken apart Bat a Force nine men were at work and the lining was removed from both the vessels and a greater part it from the four Large cupolas. Or. R. B. Wellman one the members the Wellman Seaver engineering company arrived in town tuesday evening and was busily engaged All Day wednesday in getting measurements Ami other data necessary in order to draw up the plans and specifications for the re erection the Plant. Although it was Given out that work All three Mills would he started at once the rail and Angle Mills will not be disturbed just at present As the engineering company desires to get As much As possible the Bessemer moved before the rough Winter weather sets in. Vote for James Foster. Nominated for chief fire depot. At a meeting the Friendship Eire company held saturday evening. First assistant Engineer John g. Waite was nominated for theofile chief Engineer for the coming year. As the Washington and Goodwill Hose companies have placed no one in Competition this practically endorses . Waite. The assistants nominated were Edward Pur Pur fur the a liar Les Gibbons for the a Kwa shies and Dallas Hummer for the Goodwill company. The Continentals will make their nominations next saturday evening and the election will be held Early in Gay ties a Vole for c. I a. 11 nth for Congress Means a vote for the continuance pros it Erity. Foot Ball game saturday. Foot Ball is daily becoming More popular in this City Ami teams Are springing up in All sections the latest arrivals the Gridiron Are two new school teams one representing the fourth Ward grammar school and the other the Fust Ward grammar. These two elevens Are matched to play saturday next and will line up the a a Meadows below town at 2 30 p. M. Mrs. Webster Foust front Street entertained a number friends last evening at a halloween party. Those sealed about the table at the excellent repast which was served were Rev. L. I. Ulrich and wife . 1. C. Haring and wife . 1. C. Jones and wife . D. A. Montgomery Ami wife . Charles Rausch and wife . E. C. Rote Ami wife . Thomas Johns and wife . Willard Fetterman Ami wife. Mesdames Alfred Kimner i. C. Minc Winover Amos Wohlfarth and Philip Foust and the misses Marie Fetterman Katherine Kruimer and Irene Sonnenberger. A party friends were pleasantly entertained at the Home miss May Foust Walnut Street last evening. Supper was served at 11 clock the House was tastefully decorated. Those present were the misses May James Aletta Rausch Maine Ami Sadie Kear Mary Kilgus Maude freeze Nellie Schick and Rosa Byerly. Mess. Paul Andrews i a adore Rosenthal Annon Keiser Frank Kear Roy Smith and Howard Aten will Royer Ami Harry Mitchell re Wick. Vote for Robert Adams. Attended the convention. The seventh annual convention the Pennsylvania Young menus Christ Ian association which was held in Northumberland opened its session in the presbyterian Church at 2.3u clock Friday afternoon. E. 1>. Soper Harrisburg made the introductory address. Every association in thu District was represented and much interest was manifested. At saturday mornings session general Secretary w. I. Laumaster this City conducted the Bible Reading. Or. Laumaster also conducted the services in the Northumberland methodist episcopal Church sunday morning. Will locate it new York. William Eggert who for several years past has held the position Book keeper and Billing clerk at the office the Reading Iron works has resigned his position with that concern and has accepted a position in new York for which place he will leave in several Days. While in new York . Eggert will study voice cultivation under a noted instructor. E. W. Peters will succeed . Eggert at the Reading works. 1s0q, by Rock Wocl n. V. Theodore at Billmeyer a their Ann Iners a y. Alex. Billmeyer expects to make some extensive improvements at ids Beautiful Park near Washingtonville in tin Early Spring. Among other things . Billmeyer contemplates building a half mile Speed track Ami one two fast horses will be purchased this fall. Another innovation will be the stocking a Pond exclusively with Gold fish. There Are now 79 Deer in the Park besides an abundance Small game. All the fish Ponds Are Well stocked and fruit Trees Are plentiful. It is Worth an Especial trip to those who have never seen this Beautiful Park. 11 is an Ideal spot. Vote for John j. Brown. Foot Ball teams disagree. The game foot Ball which was to have been played in Milton saturday afternoon Between teams representing the Danville Lii Ali school and the Milton High school did not come Oil account a disagreement which arose Between the two captains Over the eligibility four the players that Milton had its eleven. Danville plays a strictly High school team and Milton had previously agreed to Ilo the same but when the two elevens appeared the Field Mill a had four Oliver men who were not a school boys by any Means and who Laid no claim to being so. Captain Maiers protested against this imposition but Milton refused to remove the ineligible so the Danville team decided not to line up and the players left the Field. Considerable disappointment was Felt in this City Over this failure to play As the result the game was awaited with much interest. The Republican county convention did a Wise thing when it nominated David Rinckel for sheriff. The people Montour county will show their Wisdom by electing him to an office a Liili Fie is so Well qualified to occupy. A painful injury. Charles Seitz while playing with a sister at his Home Railroad Street last evening accidentally struck his Arm the Sharp Edge a Hatchet which was lying the floor indicting a painful flesh wound near the Elbow. Or. La Aules ill., Minini a Mahoning tribe no. 77, improved order red men held a reception and musical at their Hall in the Lyons building saturday evening in Honor their 33rd anniversary. The exercises were opened by the singing the visitation ode. The Rev. Or. M. L. Shindel then offered a prayer after which the following program was rendered Olive rank recitation mrs. William Richards duet. Misses Morgan and Trowbridge orchestra Strauss Lizzie Russell Redea orchestra recitation Lulu Klase duet. Misses Morgan and Trowbridge Bedea Diehl the Rev. Or. Shindel made an address appropriate to the occasion after which refreshments were served. It was a very interesting and delightful evening to All those who attended. Vote for David Ruckel. Work company f at Rifle practice. The season for qualifying with the Rifle and the revolver for Pennsylvania National guardsmen ends today. Range master Gross Lias qualified nearly All the enlisted men with the Rifle and with the revolver. The men seemed to take special interest in Elliis work this year and in consequence thirteen men Are first class marksmen and six men Are eligible to try for Sharp shooters. None the six attempted to gain that distinction and were satisfied to shoot at 2 h and 500 Yards. The new Man Silhouette target being larger is a great advantage Over the old bulls Eye and teaches the soldiers to shoot Low which is More effective in actual warfare. Next i ii a a Many will be represented in thu regimental matches and Hope to win out As several the men with a Little More practice will be Able Hima a very Good scores. Death an infant. Frances e., the three month old daughter photographer and mrs. I. C. Lee died about 8 clock sunday night at the Parent s Home North Mill Street. She had been ill for several Superior goes offer accepted for Bessemer Plant work removing machinery to begin at once. As the result negotiations which have been carried for a number months by the consolidated Lake Superior company intimation which was Given in these columns some time since the Danville Bessemer steel Mill and the rail and Angle Mills have been purchased by the Canadian firm and All the machinery and equipment will he removed to Sault Ste. Marie at once. Nothing but the machinery will be taken and the buildings will remain intact. The contract tor dismantling the Mills also the moving and the re erection them has been taken by the Enterprise construction co., Cleveland o., and two the representatives that concern Luther a. Koby and d. J. Carpenter arrived in town yesterday and expect to Start work today. Local labor will he required and no doubt a Large Force men will find employment for a period about three months the time it will Likely require to Complete the dismantling and removal. Chief Engineer w. H. Munro the consolidated co.,also arrived Here monday and will look after the interests his concern. The consolidated co. Has Large contracts for steel rails to fill for the Canadian government and has hut a comparatively Short time in which to manufacture them so in order to obtain Large Grants Mineral and Timber lands every Effort is being made to turn out finished material within the time specified and for that reason is the Bessemer Machin Ery carried such a great distance. The amount involved ill the transaction was not Given out. It was reported about the City monday that the plate Mill had been included in the Sale the Canadian officials themselves being under that impression. Superintendent Howery stated monday night that this department had not been sold and that from present indications plate May be rolled again Early in the Spring. What disposition will be made the buildings is not definitely known As yet. A Large corporation who for various reasons do not wish their names mentioned for the present but who Are favourably impressed with Danville As a manufacturing site were recently represented in this City and the buildings at the Bessemer works were examined. Should conditions prove favourable an offer May be made to the Bessemer company for their an Industry employing a Large number hands May soon take the place the former Busy steel for c. Tissot pictures. The authorised reproduction the famous Tissot la paintings the life Christ will he Given in the opera House this City tuesday evening nov. 13, under the auspices the Shiloh reformed Church. The pictures Are exhibited by Means the stereo Ticon and illustrate the actual outward life Christ amid the sacred scenery the holy land and Are the result ten years hard labor in Palestine. Admission 25 cents reserved seats 35 cents. Some the newspapers Are agitating the matter Farmers painting their names their barns thinking that interest would be red shied in a drive Over an unfamiliar Road where people live whom you know hut not their places residence and it has been suggested that it would be More interesting for the Farmer to add a foot note if he has any Marriageable daughters Cross dogs that you want a Man for jury commissioner who is capable honest and unbiased. See to it that your friends As Well As yourself vote for j. was greatly enjoyed by the boys and girls this pity last evening. Halloween was observed last night by Many the boys and girls who mad things Lively in nearly every neighbourhood. The old fashioned a stick tack was brought into play Gates were lifted from their hinges and Many people answered door Bells Only to find no guests awaiting them. Several masquerading parties could be see and several halloween socials were Given. The halloween superstitions born hundreds years ago Are rapidly being forgotten but the sports Aud depredations still remain. Last night our police Force was kept the Trot daring the earlier hour sin response to appeals from residents who were nearly driven to distraction by the actions the children and in a majority cases their older Brothers and Sisters. Prebes and Gates were stolen in dumbers and a housed vehicles were spirited away. At George West a Home Pine Street the front porch was torn from its fastenings and then a number the bricks were torn from the pavement and piled in the door Way. Prayer meeting service at St. Paul a Church was so interrupted that at one time it was almost impossible to continue. A beam measuring Over fifteen feet in length and weighing up in the hundreds was placed the step in front Pursel amp Montgomery a store. Mill Street. It was simply Laid there no particular damage being done with it. Lamp Black and hour were freely thrown about and Many faces took an ebon Hue and frequently a pedestrian was seen who had the appearance having passed through a severe Snow storm. Vote for j. Patterson. Ibi county 0. E. by county Christian Endeavor convention held at Orangeville Jast thursday Aud Friday was largely attended by representatives from the entire District. From report read at the meetings it is Learned that the society has made wonderful Progress in1 its work during the past year. The Liev. Houtz Orangeville delivered the address Welcome which was responded to by the Kev. Or. Hemingway Bloomsburg president the convention. Miss Sarah Cunningham this City read a report a Junior the convention was one to be remembered for its solid instructions its Fervour and the truth and earnestness which All carried a nay. The society the Mab Oding presbyterian Church was represented by the misses Elizabeth Kussell Sara Cunningham Sara Hinckley and mrs. M. voters Montour should elect Rottert Adams by an overwhelming majority. Entertained at dinner. Miss Ella Snyder gave a dinner to a number her friends at her Home grand Street yesterday in Honor her 18th birthday. Those present were misses Gertrude Philips Anna Wood Side Cornelia Prout May Mills Mary Smith mrs. Agnes Snyder Clyde Snyder and mrs. Barbara Shultz new office building. A new office for the use supt. Thomas Price and assistants is in the course construction at Howe and polkas structural tubing works. 11 is a Frame Structure 14 by 10 feet and is being erected at the intersection Market and Railroad to Cincinnati. Mrs. John Murray the Tommy Shearer company left last evening for Cincinnati Ohio in response to a Telegram announcing the death her father

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