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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - November 5, 1903, Danville, PennsylvaniaFluom pm a for lie Home i lie circulation of this paper is increasing rapidly. It will pay you to advertise in the american. Subscriptions per year k Iky Imi h. Jen minus mix i 1st. Of ire hour i .1 m to i v m Mill st., i a 1/ to i r y Puntillo. I o. 1 a ill i i.t/, m in. 425 i 1.1. St., i it a n v i i i a a. Of the stomach in a intestines u a mfg Itell v i it. A. Dentist Oil lit 218 Mill Sli Kkt. Ltd the Kex Truett Volt Loul 1 Nln. A Rositi Giitl work a it a a Lilly. K til it hit with lit la Fht hid most improved i its Ruvii Editn anti re a Nrec a in most lilt Leiila work. Let ii. C. Ii. Reynolds dentist less Mill st., Danville in a. Pm Nti try in nil �1 Branch charges j. Moral Mui i work to nor Toti Ril v \rs/1 ii v v a a a t Quot a this country will no Var he entirely free until it supplies All of it sown deman of with its own vol. 48-no i i. Danville. A. Til 1 in Day november 5. 1903. Established n 1855 Lomm Nishii news. G Moers i re Busy. A Beautiful sunday. Done to remove Winter clothing. Winter wont he Lonjo in coming. Just a Little too warm for Kunning. Delightful Indian summer wont her. Are an ii. Umb Ranee now. Initial summer is behaving beautifully 1�?Tmu for the Bird with of w feat Itera. Jack frosts work a noticeable every morning. Pupils in the schools Are anticipating the a Pattou of Institute week. A very interesting program is being prepared for the county Institute. Strange How soon we forget the recent chills w Hen the warm Days come. The elks throughout i be state will bold what is known As the Lodge of sorrow on sunday december in. The Lodge of sorrow is an annual event in memory of the dead members of the of Gaui Zaniou. The chrysanthemums on show about town Are Beautiful. Jersey shores trolley Road is now in full 0 it ratio ii no matter Bow Long delayed the w Iuteri always a uts us Unur pared. To Borough cleaning of Back Yards and alleys should occur before Winter sets ill. The fall ploughing is Well under Way. The other prophets have not decided whether Dowie will end Bis Days in jail or in a Lunatic Asylum. Every Hunter should carefully read the game Laws before going to the Woods. A perusal of the statutes May save the Nii rods a Good Many Haid dollars. Nothing melancholy about these Days. There will be some bar Bunting trips made this month. The temperature could uses above the seasonal average generally through out the country and is Twenty degrees or More above the Normal from the upper Missouri Valley Over the North Lake regions. Housekeepers complain that it is not of much use to clean House owing to the dust. Cha its neatly re caned and varnished. Terms reasonable. A All at a like a 246 West Mahoning Street. Crawford and finning furnish Tun freely in their comedy musical act a Star feature of the second part of prodigious programme of John w. Vogely a big minstrels which appear at the opera House on tuesday evening next. One truth that is again impressed by the result of the elections is that both Sites can twin and the next Day the voters who stayed away from the polls made As much fuss As those who voted. All members of Beaver Lodge no. 122 k. Of p., Are requested to attend tonight s meeting arrangements will he made to attend the funeral of brother Norman Vanhou tomorrow. The political worker can now take a Good Long rest. It was a perfect election Day. Now we can talk about thanksgiving. These summer Days will soon in past. Hunters have been numerous during the past few Days. The great Dickinson state foot Hall match at Williamsport saturday nov Etolier 14, 11 03. Half fare rates pm All the i ail roads. The weather is certainly pleasant for this season of the year. Lew Benedict the minstrel come Dian has been working at his Trade for the past forty years and fun i his Forte just As Modi As it Ever was now i hat lie is one of the Bright lights of John w Vogels big minstrels be Down fun appear Aico at the opera Hon be next l tuesday. Forepaugh amp Sells sirens had to role its season abruptly because of tiny existence or yellow fever in Texas it had been the intention of the management to tour Texas during the fall. The Olli Ciul returns from the different voting precincts brought into the prothonotary a office yesterday show that George Maiers. Democrat was charted sheriff of Montour county by a plurality of Twenty three votes. George Sechler the Republican candidate carried each of the four wards of the Borough and had a total of ii a. Maiers carried each of the townships with the exception of West Hemlock and had a total vote of 1131. W. L Sidler Register and recorder elect w without any Republican opposition. J. M Kelso the prohibition candidate received 128 votes in the Borough which is tar in excess of the usual prohibition vote. Curtis Cook and William b. Moore jury commissioners received the usual party vote. Not Only in the Borough of Danville hat throughout the entire county an exceedingly Light vote was polled farm work is backward this year help i it it arc and in Many instances the Farmers could not be induced to leave their com Fields even for the Brief interval required t a it to Weir vote Death of George a. Startz. George Archer Starzel soil of f. Stertzell. South Danville Ali i resides on the Homestead farm near Rudytown departed this Lite at 11 of clock yesterday Forenoon. The cause of death was typhoid fever which speedily ran to a latal termination the deceased being be fast Only a few Days death in this Cash a was an Especial 1\ sad one. Or. Start Al was Wei it Highl \ irs of age and leaves a it Uig win and two Little evil diet Maiv Gertrude and Frank Smith. In addition to his father and Mother lie is survived by three Brothers Clyde Frank and Harry. The decease d was a devoted and indulgent husband and i comfoct to his Parent mid was beloved by the ii ire to airily Cir a it la. The funeral will take place on sat Nadav. Services will he held at in o clock at the hit reside ice. Inter ment will Tak place in the lutheran eci ii Tery Ovond Snydertown. Ftp building under difficulty. The carpenters employed in rebuilding at j. H. Coleus worked until a late hour last night. The partition being removed the two apartments on the first floor Are now thrown together forming oink Large store room. It was for the purpose of laying the floor in his part of the building that the car Ieli ters worked last night choosing a time when they would not he interrupted with customers. The building which has Lieen raised to a uniform height id three stories i now under roof. The work in Progress a it present consist of the tearing out partitions plastering building of stairways amp a. When it is explained that the building from cellar to Garret is packed with goods made up of the great variety of articles that enter into the hardware line some Conception May be formic it of the Chilli critics which attend the work of rebuilding. The entire Stock of goods has to he moved around several times to accommodate the workmen and even then it proves an obstacle. The building already begins to show up Vety nicely Ami when completed will he one of the finest store buildings in Danville. Robert Corno Lison Lias charge of the Ca pouter work. Soldier takes a Bride. A very interesting wedding took Plica in this City yesterday the Bride being miss Jennie Hawkey and the Groom John Martin a Young Soldier who recently returned from the Lii lib Pines. The marriage was solemnized in or. Joseph s Catholic Church at 7 o clock yesterday morning Rev. Father m. I of Reilly officiating. Miss Alice Martin sister of the Groom a bridesmaid and John Scott Cousin of the Groom Best Man. The wedding was followed by a reception at the Home of the Bride of Laurel str it. Or. And mrs. Martin will live in Danville. The Groom is a Young Man of this City who enlisted in Williamsport some 3 years ago As a member of first cavalry a troop. He served two years and nine months in the Philippines his Euli to Merit expiring Oil May 30th last. In conversation saturday with president of Council Amos Vastina a representative of the american was informed of a very important improvement that the Reading Iron company has decided upon which will affect the lower end of the Hobough. The tract of unoccupied Laud known As the periodically overflowed and containing the Channel of Mahoning Creek which is making serious inroads on the Hank at West Mahoning Street until that thoroughfare is no longer old Legal Width has for years past proven a very difficult problem for the Borough Council. For the Benefit of Mill employees who live in the lower end of tin Borough it has been urged that Chestnut Street should he opened up to Northumberland Street. This seeming impracticable under existing conditions to provide a thorough Fate passable at All times president Vastine at a meeting of Council sometime ago proposed that one of the canal Bridges soon to be displaced by Stone culverts be removed to Malibu ing Creek at a Point opposite tie Reading Iron works. In the furtherance of i spa aos president Vastine during the last few Days paid a visit to the a Reading i Roa company and there Learned that in carrying out its own general policy a it of improvement the company Lias decided to take hold of the matter in a Way which promises to remedy the evils complained of and relieve the Borough of All responsibility. During the next decade or so All the land lying Between the present tip and West Mahoning Street will he needed by the company As a dumping ground for its constantly accumulating cinder. Of no use at present the area of Low ground when filled up and graded with the Levy of West Mahoning Street might i tvo a practical value As building lots. One of tin first things to lie done by the company will to to straighten Mahoning a reek diverting it from its present bed where it is encroaching upon West Maho Piug Street into an Ertith Ial Channel rut along the base of cinder tip. In connection with this work a t rest ling will he built across the Meadow on which the cinder will to brought Over to tin South Side. Thus not Only will the Creek in its present form he got rid of hut in process of time All that part of the Meadow will he filled up and reclaimed. It will probably not he inane years before a Row of dwellings will line West Mahoning Street at that Point and Chestnut Street will he extended across to Northumberland Street. Attempt to destroy a family. A fiendish attempt to destroy the family and dwelling of Jacob Klar a he two eur moorish org and Milton was made at an Early hour sunday morn ing. The Klar a family live in a log House of the old Robinson farm. The building has he in recently weather hoarded. At 1 30 of clock a daughter of or. Sklarsh was awakened by a fierce glaring Light caused by flames that shot past the window of the second Story. An investigation showed that a Large bundle of Straw Satu rated with kerosene had been placed in an upright position against the House and then tir 1 or. Sklarsh was successful in removing the burning bundle of Straw hut not until half the boards had. Burned almost through had the tire been undiscovered for several minutes longer the building and oct nauts would no doubt have been consumed. The authorities have obtained important clues and several arrests Are expected to follow within the next Twenty four hours. Injured by blow on head. Thomas a it Blacksmith at Howe in Samuel s puddle Mill was painfully injured by a blow on the head monday morning. In walking heroes the Mill he passed one let the puddles who was taking cinder from Lus Furnace tie puddle a lid not see Lee Ami the latter was struck along Side the head near the Templo by the heavy Iron handle As lie buggy was being dumped. He was felled to the ground under to lib Force of Tom blow although very much stunned he did not lose con seriousness. The skin was lint broken hut the Bruise inflicted was severe and As a result after a few minutes the Man was seized with nans a Ami vomited freely. He was taken to it his Home Oil Nicholas a Tiu w in re son is attending him. Invitations will he issued in a few Days Toi the annual thank giving a a a Assembly of the amen us huh Sun Bury. At the direction of the county commissioners the county Surveyor this week will make a Survey of the Public Highway Between Dauville and maus Dale a preparatory to petitioning the state Highway department Toi state Aid in Toad construction. The Survey is made in compliance w Ith Section 3rd of the Sproul Good roads Law which pro Vidos that wherever the county commissioners of any county shall represent by petition to the state Highway department that any principal Highway in said county outside of the corporate limits of any City or Borough is not in a satisfactory condition for comfortable or economical i travel and ought to to reconstructed under the provisions of this act and shall furnish the said department an accurate plan of the Lay out lines profile and established Grade of such High Way it shall to tin duty of the state Highway commissioner to examine such Highway or instruct one of his assistants so to do and if in the judgment of the state Highway commissioner said representation is Well Lou used he shall determine what changes shall he made in said existing Highway what portion of it should he improved and in what manner and shall prepare accurate plans and make careful detailed estimates of the expense of the work and report the same to the county commissioners and the supervisors of the township or townships in which the said Highway May lie. Application for state Aid in reconstructing tin Highway Between this City and Mausdale was made last Spring hut by an oversight the very essential detail of a Survey was omitted which left the application without Ihu a plan of layout lines profile and established Grade required by tin act now that tin supervised 8 have pretty generally returned the number of Miles of township roads and the state Aid available is now ready to i apportioned among the several counties according to the Road mileage our commissioners have decided to renew their application complying with tin act in the matter of Survey to the end that they May be among the first to receive assist Uco in Road building. Obviously there is Little time to lose j As the a it t provides that if the appropriation apportioned shall not he applied for a pc Rio lot two years alter it has become available the amount so apportioned and set aside by that county shall Law returned to the state Treasury and added to the apropo iat Ion for the current year and distr used anew. Many of the provisions of the Good roads Law Are . Not a few of the supervisors having returned their Road mileage Are under the impression that each county of the state will have n Lump sum placed in it hands representing its portion of the appropriation to he distributed among tin townships and spent in Load improvement. The truth is that state Aid can be obtained Only by complying with Tom conditions As set Forth in Section 3rd. It the county commissioners and township supervisors decide that it is advisable to go on with Tho work the state Highway department May if the funds at its disposal permit of so doing contract jointly with the county Ami township to carry out the recommendations of the state Highway commissioner the Cost of the same including surveys grading material construction amp of. To to borne in sixty six and two thirds per centum by Tho state sixteen and two thirds per centum by the county and sixteen and two thirds per centum by Tho township. Mrs. Crawford Laid to rest. Mrs. Ella Crawford whose death occurred in Philadelphia sunday was consigned to her last resting place in the cemetery at Muncy yesterday. The services wore conducted at the Homo of Hon Alexander Billmeyer father of the deceased at 10 of clock in Tho Forenoon Rev. Owen Reher of Washingtonville officiating. A female Quartetti belonging to the choir a it of the lutheran Church rendered two sold Etc tons. The pall bearers were Frank Courson John Zaner or. J. Sydney Hoff a Elmer cot nor Thomas Yerg Ami Clarence Seidel. The Flowers representing tributes from individual friends were very numerous and Beautiful. The funeral was largely attended. Among those present from a distame were Hon. And mrs. C. H. Dicker . Or. And mrs. Galbraith Sou and a laughter of Milton miss Bessie Cour soil of Sunbury or and mrs. A h Bluke Tot Philadelphia mrs. Haukur Williams of Bloton Surg or and mrs William Crawford daughter Florence and Harry Crawford or and mrs. William Dye son and two daughters. Mrs. Taggart Ami Daugh ter mis it mama of Muncy William Seidel mrs. E. W Peters and misses Margary and Lemma Aten of Danville. Farmer wanted. For a farm 4oo acres 180 under cult Valion 220 Wood lamp in Steuben county n y a first rate tenant. He will need at least of a our ions s. 1 lie dwelling House is conic of lib a us the Ham Large modern Complete address with references p u Box 117, Dauville a. Over 23 years in the army. Joseph Kemmer a brother of former councilman albeit Kemmer is a Soldier of Long service and of several wars. He is now enjoying a four months furlough aul arrived in this City yesterday afternoon for a visit with his brother and his father. Or. Kemmer is Corporal of baud of the second regiment of infantry stationed at fort d. A. Russell in Wyoming about three Miles from Cheyenne. He enlisted in the regular army october 11, 1880, and intends to serve out the full thirty years. Previous to the breaking out of Tho War with Spain lie saw service in Indian warfare and was stationed at fort Keogh Montana. During the War with Spain he was in Cuba and fought at the Battlo of Santiago. Following tin War he did Garrison duty at Cien Fuegos for fifteen months. He also saw service in the Philippines serving there for two years and eight Mouths. The time spent in foreign service counts double so that or. Kemmer has but 4lj years yet to serve before he has rounded out thirty years in Uncle Sam s service. Sending out its last jail. The state Highway department is about to Semi out it third and last All to county commissioners All Over tie state of a or reports a if Road a mileage in their respective counties. Under the Law these reports must he furnished the commissioner and it tie request for them is unheeded the department can proceed against tin Deli quoits and compel them to Tii Widli the informal Ion. Remember Hunters Only two Deer can he killed by Oue Hunter during the season or. And mrs. Martin Wolf of Sun Bury spent sunday at the Home of Rev. C. W. Raver this City. Miss Bessie Richards of blooms Burg is the guest of miss Ida Secil a Giand Street. Miss a Arrie Brown has returned to Philadelphia after a visit with or. And mrs. A. Hunt West Mahoning Street. Arthur Bowen of cent Ralia was a visitor in Danville yesterday. Mrs. Margaret Powley of Suu Hury visited friends in this City yesterday. Barney Andrews returned yesterday from a visit in Wilkes arc. Mrs. Elmer Peters and son Walter have returned from a visit with relatives in Northumberland. Miss Sadie Kear left yesterday for a visit in Shickshinny. Councilman James Dougherty left yesterday for Plymouth. John Doster jr., returned Homo from a business trip to Lebanon last evening. Or. Ami mrs. T. A. Smith returned to Lebanon yesterday after a Short visit in this City. Miss Lizzie Waite of Mahanoy City is a guest at the Home of John Ltd. Waite ferry Street. Mrs. R. 1. Addis returned to now York City yesterday after a visit with her parents or. And mrs. G. W. Hoffman West Mahoning Street. Garner Shipe of Sunbury was in South Danville yesterday. Reese Edmondson transacted business in Montandon yesterday. O. R. Schilling was in Sunbury yesterday. Thomas Buchowicz of Nanticoke transacted business in this City yesterday. G. M Shoop and John Keim transacted business m Lewisburg yesterday. Mrs. J. Mens la of Catawissa called on friends in this City yesterday. F. A. Angle esq., transacted business in Williamsport yesterday. Mrs. A. Sanford left yesterday for a visit in Scrant Tou. James Scarlet esq., was a blooms Burg visitor yesterday. Fred mayan left yesterday for a visit to Gettysburg. Walter Tiki Rudorf returned to a Lewisburg yes Teidy after a Short visit in this City. Jesse Shannon was a business visit or in Sunbury yesterday. Charles Kiffel of Riverside was a Sunbury visitor yester Lay. Mrs William Voris of Northumberland. Arrived in this City last evening for a visit with relatives. Henry Snyder of Washingtonville circulated among old acquaintances in this City yesterday. Miss Jennie Girton left yesterday for a visit in Plymouth. John Lehman Sidler Hill will leave today for Harrisburg. William Lei by of Sunbury was a visitor in this City yesterday. Charles and Fred Miller of Benton were visitors to Danville yesterday. Ira Johnson of Northumberland transacted business in Danville yesterday. Miss Jennie priestly of Northumberland visited friends in Danville yesterday. I hat Tho school Board made no mistake in milling a commercial course to the curriculum of the High school is most satisfactorily demonstrated after a Hort Experiment of t to months. Although the work was necessarily much handicapped Lor the want of space during the lir a month of school yet the results Aro All that could in desired. If any of the patrons of the High school will Rake the trouble to visit the commercial department Lioy will be impressed with three things Tho thoroughness and comprehensiveness of the work the excellent discipline Ami the interest in the studies manifested by the pupils. It is True it is a sort of a Novelty to Hoar Tho Click of the typewriter and see the usual paraphernalia of Tho business College in the Public school room hut the innovation is made imperative by the Progress of the times in order to give our boys and girls a practical education that will lit them for the great struggle of life upon which they Are so soon to cuter. Seventy six pupils have taken up the commercial course. These at different periods of Tho Day pass through professor Horner a hands receiving a thorough Drill in business forms and Book keeping Short hand and typewriting business correspondence business practice and banking. Imitation Money is used and none of the details of actual business Are omitted. The Hoys and girls take great Pride in their work. While the latter must be accurate to a degree to pass Muster it is also As a Rule neat and a Model of pairs taking car professor horror impresses one As thoroughly master of the situation. The introduction of the new department has not been permitted to demoralize Tho discipline in the least. Nothing Moro could a desired on Tho part of the school to reflect a proper degree of Confidence in the teacher and respect for his authority. The students of tie course find the typewriting Drill especially exacting. The Quot touch method is ctn Loyod and no one is permitted to use the sight for a moment. Poor Progress is made at first hut the foundation must he Laid rightly and Speed is not a Factor at the beginning of the course. In an apartment alone four students at a time Are kept at practice. At the expiration of forty minutes they Are relieved and the machines Are occupied by others. Thus it goes on during the Day until All the students in the Sophomore Junior and senior years have had their periods of practice. Dan vile by adopting tiny commercial course has placed in if in the front non Kosof Wideawake progressive towns. Shai Okiu is the nearest District that has a commercial . Williamsport Wilk Sbarro Scranton Harris Burg Reading Norristown and York Are a some of the other towns which have adopted a commercial course. Services leaves on the rails. The worst season of the year for Tho railroads having mountainous grades to climb is now being experienced by the men in the service. Many trains ate delayed by the falling leaves which cover the tracks and under the weight of the Pony truck cover tin rails with sap interfering with the adhesion of the Drivers. They have been known to interfere with the working of the air brakes causing the wheels of cars to slide and become flattened in spots. The anniversary of the reformation was celebrated at Trinity lutheran Church sunday. A Sermon appropriate to the occasion was preached by tin Rev. L. Ulrich pastor in Tho morning. It was founded upon judges 7th chapter 20th verse a and Tho three companies blew the trumpets and Brake Tho pitchers and held Tho lamps in their left hands and the trumpets in their right hands to blow withal and they cried a the sword of Tho lord and of the speaker Drew pict no of Israel in the Days of its bondage Aud compared that people to the Christian Church in Tho Middle Ages under papal Rome. The Christian Church in All Ages has been under bondage to some extent. Tho Sermon wove in a great Deal of history about the time of tiie Middle Ages showing How the people wore deprived of the privileges of the gospel Aud were made to dwell in spiritual darkness. The deliverance of Israel was compared to the deliverance of the Church from the roman Yoke. The methods employed in Eracli Case were similar. Girl you represented Luther Aud Gideon a 300 soldiers Luther a co labourers. The torches and pitchers the speaker said represented the Bible which then As it were was hidden under a pile of rubbish. Our characters Are the lamps lighted by gods Grace Aud shining for men in the Christian warfare the trumpets Are the Mouths of those who Praise god while the pitchers represent our capacity for receiving divine truth. The sword of Gideon stands for the word of god Tho cry of Gideon for virtually the cry of Luther a the just shall live by Faith. A enlarging Rev. Ulrich declared that it was through Faith that Israel won Over the Midi suites Aud through Faith that l Ather won out against Rome. Thus god chose the foolish things Ottlie world to confound the Wise. Concluding to stated that when great crises come god finds men for the occasion. In support he cited the it Asi of Paul Luther Washington and Lincoln. Tho reformation service last evening was continued by the sunday school of the Church which rendered a special service consisting of singing Etc. Before Justice Bare. Harry Snyder was arraigned before Justice Bare yesterday on the charge of dra Kenness and disorderly conduct. 11�� was arrested by officer Voris tuesday even Ini and placed ill the lock up. The Lino imposed dollars and costs. In default of payment Snyder was sentenced to the Borough lock up for seven Days. He was later released however upon his father giving an order for Tho amount duo. Funeral of miss Marr. Miss Sadie Marr who died tuesday morning will to consigned to the grave in the cemetery at Straubi a Church this afternoon. The friends will meet at the Resi Lonco of Jacob Marr father of the deceased at 2 of clock proceeding to Straubi a Church whore the funeral services will he held. Sustained a a stroke. H. M. Trumbower the Well known Blacksmith has sustained a slight Strok of paralysis at footing his right Side. He was reported As considerably better yesterday. Vote As polled in Montour county. O z o o a it h n it it state treasurer. Matles r.,Hill. A. Patten in. Auditor general. Snyder. A. Dew Felt. D., Kune 1. Jim i s or Superior a Hurt Morrison. R. A. Henderson. It. Ward. Rayburn. D sheriff. Sechler. Maiers. A. Sechler Levi in. and Rikuo Kukk. Sidler Kelso a. Jury Ltd a a Mission Kkt Cook. A. Moore. I. Cry a Sisley a. 176 156 155 154 1 17 s 131 158 133 200 1 i 241 171 102 s1 3 79 79 76 132 91 17 140 17 106 is n 170 176 157 165 17 145 16x 135 212 159 9 214 194 is 109 113 109 96 106 170 94 154 31 131 130 q j r r it �3 Ger cd cd 1 o of �3 a 2 �?�1 2. 5&Quot a s ? h Ltd it z Pro it 0 to 30 13 �5 18 67 10 47 11 16 106 34 76 78 53 96 19 66 38 23 4 20 i 14 1 o 4 8 4 1 31 11 58 9 38 17 99 3.4 73 7�> 53 85 18 65 38 4 3 4 29 13 �?~3 25 16 66 10 46 11 16 21 103 10 34 16 7> 11 55 91 10 19 39 63 9 37 14 23 104 69 65 79 is 56 a 3,4 15 98 57 35 23 in 75 1 93 4 75 i 28 3 24 1 117 97 85 60 109 21 95 54 32 o it 9 9 4 6 21 11 24 16 84 10 39 14 18 111 4 if. Is 1 54 1 98 7 19 75 4 57 6 28 6 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 of All k kinds and description the Only Accident which Lias occurred at football in this City during the present season happened at Dewitt a dark saturday afternoon during the game Between Danville and the High school team of a Bloomsburg. This was a mishap of a serious sort sustained by Filbert dickies who was playing with Danville and consisted of a fracture of the right leg Between the knee and ankle. Nickles played right half Hack. The Accident occurred three minutes after the game began during a scrimmage near Tho blooms Hurt goal. The injured player was carried from the Field and later conveyed to tie residence of j. V. Wilson Pine Street where he boarded. Tho broken Bone was set by or. S. Y. Thompson and or. Cameron Shultz. Xuan interview or. Thompson stated that both Bones of the leg were broken Tho fracture occurring about Midway Between the knee and ankle. Nickles whose Home was in Milton was employed by the Bell Telephone company As a lineman. He was in Danville for some time and had a a Arnber of friends Here who deeply sympathize with him in his ill fort nue. He was removed to Milton on tale 7 51 Pennsylvania train saturday evening. He was hauled to the station on a cot. Sweeping order for uniforms a sweeping order requiring nearly All penury employees to Wear uniforms Lias been sent out by general manager w. W. Atterbury and received by the offices hereabouts not with tale bes of feeling either there is considerable complaint some of the men thinking that from the dirty nature of their work they cannot keep their uniforms which Are rather expensive clean. The following employees will hereafter be obliged to Wear uniforms agents station masters passenger conductors train agent3, baggage masters passenger brakeman ticket examiners baggage agents Aud assistants Clie Kmen Gate Meu Ushers special officers police officers watchmen cab agents baggage Portera cleaners station porters Cabman Diu ing and parlor car , waiters Aud attendants mail Wagon Drivers messenger boys. A provision of the order is for the wearing of White collars Aud cuffs and keeping of Coats buttoned. For betterment of guard a Campaign for the betterment of the National guards of Pennsylvania will be inane Urato at the next session of the Denis late Quot a , is the Olti Cial title of a circular issued by general Kobe it Shaw Oliver acting Secretary of War which abounds in suggestions considered timely and practicable by guardsmen and which provides for every matter that came before the recent meeting of the National guard association of Pennsylvania held at Scranton. The circular provides that the armoires for the use of the National guards shall be built by the state upon ground Tobe furnished by tie local government it advises tire prohibition of parades of unauthorized military bodies Tho Protection of the Tiu form of tiie National guard Aud provides for the calling out of separate military organizations by tie government in times of riot or other emergencies. The code provides an annual allow Auto to commissioned officers of $30 and to mounted officers of $50 for uniforms. A reduction in the number of aids de Camp of the governors staff is advised. It is suggested that three aids shall be selected from the Active service of Tho guard and that not More than six additional aids shall be the personal appointments of the governor. Crushed cinder for Bloom Street Bloom Street above the Reading Railroad crossing is receiving a coat of crushed cinder shipped from the Chulasky Plant. The Borough Lias used a Good Many ear loads of this material upon the streets during the latter part of the summer and is Well pleased with Tho result of the Experiment. Street commissioner e. S. Miller yesterday stated that in his opinion the crushed cinder wears better Aud in other respects is Superior to Limestone. It is coming into favor very rapidly blooms Burg being one of tiie nearby towns which along with Danville has adopted its Uso. Masquerade party. A masquerade party saturday evening was held at Tho Homo of autos Brosius Walnut Street. Some sixty guests were present. After assembling they separated and went serenading. One party called of Eugene Moyer Penn Street. Others put in the time along Mill Street whore they attracted much attention. After returning to the Brosius Hornea sumptuous supper was served after which some time was whiled away with urn Sie and other Lorms of Muse Mont Elliott Morgan. Miss Ellen Morgan and John Thom As Elliott both of this City were United in the Bonds of Wedlock monday evening the ceremony was performed by Kev. E. B. Dunn at the parsonage of the United evangelical Church. Iron Street

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