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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - November 14, 1901, Danville, PennsylvaniaState Libra it. Hone paper a for tie Home the circulation of this paper is increasing rapidly. It Wil pay you to advertise in the americas. Subscription $1 per year vol. 46-no i. A a this coi try will never be entirely free until it supplies All of its own demands with its own established in 1w55. Danville a. Till Buday november 14,1901. Job printing the office of the american being furnished with a Large Assort men of Job letter and fancy Type and Jot 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 kinds and description. Get our prices before place your orders. Or. Irving h. Jennings dentist. Office hours 9 a m to 12 .11 10i Mill st., 1 p. M. To a p. M Danville a. S. C. , m 1�. Falls headfirst Over a Wall. High retaining 425 Mill st., Danville a. J mrs. A. K. Spitler met with a Peculiar diseases it if the stomach and intestines Iilene last ii juries a specially do w. A sulk. Dentists office 218 Mill Street. Mob extracted without pain. Crown and Bridge work a specially. Equipped with the latest and Moat improved instrument and prepared to execute the most difficult work. Or. C. H. Reynolds office opposite Boston 8tore, Danville a. Dentistry in All its branches. Charlea moderate and All work guaranteed. Established 1892 condensed news. The almanacs predict Snow. Phinney s baud to Morrow night. Borough Council meets to Morrow night. Danville is one of the most orderly cities in the land. The autumnal glories have flown with the falling of the leaves. A number of our College boys will a Pend thanksgiving at Home. The ladies of the degree of Pocahontas will hold an Oyster supper in the store room formerly occupied by h. M. Schoch on saturday evening next. Samuel Bailey was out gunning yesterday and bagged a Fine Cottontail. School children need training in the care of books. Furnished Gratis Many of the children Are so careless or destructive that the life of a Book is very Short. Books Are sometimes As badly worn in three months As they should be in three years pupils too often Are reckless with their books and should be instructed that being free should have better care if anything than if they were their a Van at a business meeting of the Columbia and Mon ton r county Christian Endeavor convention held in Bloomsburg last week the following officers were elected for the coming year president the Rev m. Albeck Berwick vice president the Rev. S. S. Mummey Espy Secretary miss. Ida herring. Bloomsburg. Treasurer miss Jennie Mchenry. Benton superintendent missionary work. Lbs Mary Lowe. Bloomsburg. Superintendent Good citizenship miss Sarah Hinckley Danville superintendent Junior so work. Nelson Bloss Berwick superintendent correspondence. Smith. Berwick. Do you notice How fast Christmas is coming along. Small houses Are still in demand in All sections of the Borough. The s Ork made a visit to the Home of or. And mrs. W. W Mottern Railroad Street last saturday Ami presented them with a handsome baby boy. The new addition to Peter Dietrich a hotel on upper Mulberry Street is under roof and rapidly nearing completion. J w. Swartz has removed his harness a hop two doors eat of his old stand on East Mahoning Street. Many Christmas fruit cakes have already been baked. The salvation army will soon begin preparations for an energetic Campaign this Winter. The time for outdoor work is drawing to a close. Miss Mary Pfahler is ill at her Home on Pine Street. During the Winter months there Are hundreds of workingmen in this City who never see their Homes by Daylight a a kept on sunday. They leave for their employment let before the <3ay dawns taking their dinners with them and do not get Home until after Sundown. The Workingman in always glad when Winter ends. Have you been vaccinated lately remember the Only preventative against Small pox is vaccination. In preparing for Christmas remember that the stores of Danville have every thing that Yon want Council will Convene at 7 30 of clock Friday evening instead of 8 of clock As heretofore. John Lunger is seriously ill at his Home upper Mulberry Street. Nimble fingers Are working out novelties for Holiday presents Levy Boyer Ami son Elmer of Riverside butchered and dres de a pair of porkers for Samuel Bucher weighing 744 pounds in Eirc it hours. Several of our Church choirs have commenced work on the programs for their Christmas services the various depots have been very attractive Points for sunday walkers during the pleasant fall weather. The weather Man is consulting his charts with a View to 8 Choice variety of weather this week a valuable Hunting dog belonging to George Hoffman was killed by the 7 34 p a k. Passenger train near Bloom Street crowing yesterday morning of a very serious nature she was returning Home Afier dark from a visit with her daughter. Mrs. George Boud Man on Bloom Street. She was walking along the pavement on the West Side of Church Street which As is Well known comes to an abrupt end at the canal where pedestrians Are obliged to follow a path which deflects slightly to it it the left in Der to catch the Roadway of the Rana Bridge mrs. Spitler is Blind in one e e and in walking along i 1 not notice be end of the pavement but stepped up. Inst the stationary Bench belonging i the one Story build us there and which answers As a sort of a guard to protect. To High retaining Wall. Mrs. Spitler was walking briskly along and in striking the Bench fell Forward under the momentum and went headfirst town Over the eight foot Wall onto the Tow path below she was bully Hurt but was Able to Call for help her cries were responded to by miss Mauie Robinault who was walking ahead As wed As by some men in the House above which is occupied by George Watts. Mrs Spitler was s arcely Able to walk but with assistance was Able to reach her Home on front Street. Last night she was suffering intensely her worst injury seemingly being a bad Bruise upon the head where she struck some stones in falling. I violent . Unjustly accuses another and assails her Home Friday night. Mill nearly under roof. The Carpenter work at the Reading Iron works is being pushed along As rapidly As possible with the Hope of getting the puddle null ready for work next week. Unless the weather proves unfavourable the two remaining trusses will be raised today that Are necessary to bring the engine and the whole puddle will under roof. If possible the puddle Mill will be started up on monday. It seems however other matters Are Likely to cause delay and that a Stait can not be made until next wednesday or later. Some eight furnaces will probably be lighted when the stari is made giving employment to 64 men. A very unfortunate affair occurred in this City Friday night in which a Well known woman by an of unprovoked violence brought herself into unpleasant notoriety and distressed a very worthy household. Mrs Fiera i. Voris Church Street since the death of her husband William Voris last Spring has supported herself and children by keeping boarders. Among the latter up to october 28th were William Morgan and George me Kalrath. The latter an agent in the employ of the Prudential insurance company. On the 28th of october h. H. Alien assistant superintendent of the Prudential company applied to mrs. Voris for Board and on the recommendation of or. Mcelrath was accepted. Mis. Voris stated Friday eve. That it was not until or. Allen was installed in her House As a Boarder that she Learned that strained relations existed Between himself and his a Ife. On thursday she received a note from mrs. Allen in which she was accused of breaking up the Allen Home. The note threatened to a make it unpleasant for her if Allen were permitted to Rema n. Mrs. Voris had a Wmk with or. Allen on the subject but he declared that he could not enter his own House anti that in he were obliged to move he would have to seek Hoard somewhere outside of his own Home. Incidentally let it he that or. Allen has troubles of his own. He told a Story to a representative of this paper Friday eve let it at revealed a woeful state of conjugal i Felicity. The last Battle was fought on october 27. He Ami his wife had a few words when she j male an assault upon him breaking a dish Over his t Ead which inflicted a Gadi necessitating surgical treatment. Before Fie subsided she had smashed a lot of dishes a fifty Dollar Mirror and two show cases in the millinery store. Friday ave nine Abie Tapper was in Progress mrs. Vorisj the household was alarmed by the sound of breaking Glass As window after window was smashed and stones of various sizes came raining into the room. One of the missiles a Stone larger than a base Ball i Quot Brief mention of the doings of friends and acquaintances. Your m. H. Vibe Sou a representative of Wise amp Bailey. Philadelphia was in this City yesterday conducting a test of new fire Hose. Hon. R. K. Polk left for new York last evening. Miss Eva Wireman returned last evening from a visit in Milton. John poster jr., returned from a five Days trip to Wilkes Barre last evening. Mrs. John Rose of Lewistown is a guest at the Home of mrs. Rebecca Bogart Vine Street. Miss Edith has been visiting at the Home of her father r h. Boody est front Street returned to Tivoli yesterday. Or. And mrs. Robert Richards of Weston Australia Are guests at the Home of Robert Williams Spruce Street. Or. And mrs. Richards have lived in Australia for a number of years but in tend to reside in the United states in the future. The Rev. I. H. Dittmar travelling Secretary of the Home Mission Beard of the reformed Church was the guest of the Rev. G. E. Limbert on monday evening. Mrs. George Patch of Scranton who has been visiting at the Home of w. C. Runyon Washingtonville returned Home yesterday. Mrs. Andrew Krimm left yesterday fora visit with Berwick friends. Or. And mrs. Jacob Fry Are visiting friends in Scranton. Miss Sadie Flora of Sunbury is visiting friends in this City. Miss Rose Bolen of Philadelphia is a guest at the Mccloughan Homestead South Danville. Martin Switzer the Scranton correspondence school a representative in this City made a business trip to Berwick yesterday Otta j. Welp. Of Philadelphia arrived in this City last even g. Mrs. Sarah Young. I. L. Avenue returned from Philadelphia last evening. Mrs. Susan Geesy of Sunbury visited her Mother mrs. Mary Huber River a of shovels. The first shipment made by Danville Bessemer company. The Danville Bessemer company is loading a car at its Plant Here which comprises the first shipment of shovels manufactured in Danville. The shovels present a very Nice and finished appearance while in Point of workmanship material ac., they Are All right As the product of the Plant has been tested by experts in the Trade and found satisfactory. This apparent delay in throwing the product of the works up Ltd the Market is not due to a want of manufactured shovels on hand for if it were expedient to do so three cars could be loaded at present As easily As one. As will be remembered the Danville Bessemer company in starting up was much embarrassed by delay in the arrival of several important machines which for weeks kept work Back in those departments. As a result the number of manufactured shovels on hand in Oue line far surpasses those of another which owing to Lack of experience and skill even yet can be manufactured Only in limited numbers. The company has every Assurance that All the shovels it can manufacture will be Well taken care of by the Trade. No Especial Effort will he put Forth to sell however until All departments of the Plant Are running evenly along and a full line of shovels can be relied upon shipments such As the present will be made from time to time to Eastern and Western dealers who often desire special kinds or sizes As eventually the company will Send out its own salesmen and dispose of its product to the retail Trade. School Hoard in session five families afflicted with diphtheria in the second Ward. Fell near the table at which the boarders Side yesterday. Purchased the Best building. Charley Uttermiller the tinsmith has purchased the a St building Corner of Mill and East Mahoning streets of a. Leniger bros., who recently came into Pussy Sion of the property. Or. Uttermiller will tear the House Down and remove the material to a vacant lot on Boom Road where it will be used in the erection of a new dwelling. He a ill begin the work of tearing Down in a few flays and will probably have the site cleared in a week or ten Days. The new owners will begin work on the Large Brick building which is to occupy the site at an Early a Day As possible. Were eased. Mrs. Voris remembered the warning note and fled up stairs. Neither did it take or. Allen Long to associate the smashing with his irate spouse whose fury on this occasion seemed to know no Bounds. By the time she was through with it the House presented an appearance that would have shamed the Best efforts of Carrie nation. But two panes of Glass remain. A. Kramer of Watsontown who has been visiting at the Home of George Strause Bloom Street returned Home yesterday. Rev. Charles Morison of Sunbury was the guest of the Rev. Ers Irine Wright yesterday miss Lizzie Reynolds of it. Carmel is visiting at the Home of or. C Reynolds Mill Street. De in the windows Down stairs while the floor in each of the rooms was mrs. Sara d. \ Astine left for a visit to strewn i h broken Glass. Even the Catawissa yesterday afternoon. Church has a close Call. The first Barnst Church had a rather close Call monday nigh. The Church is kit warm by to Large Heaters in the basement. Fire in one of these communicated to the file on the lower site of the Church. The fire was discovered in the Mck of time by Charles Gross. The flames then were Darling out of the top of the Chimney. The fire in the header was extinguished after which the flue was closely watched until the tire burned itself out. But for the timely discovery a bad fire might have ensued. Transom above the parlor door was pierced with a Stone. The unusual procedure soon attracted a crowd. Mrs. Allen <1 id not deny the part she had played in the bombardment Ami undertook to justify her conduct by a Long recital of wrongs real or imaginary. Death of mrs. . Wallize. Sarah Catherine wifi of j. H. Wallize. Whose very ser ions illness a been noted in these column died about 2 of clock sunday morning aged 51 years. The deceased was a Christian lady widely known Anil beloved whose entire life spent in Danville. She is survived by her husband one son Charles of Wildam Aport and three daughters mrs. Edward rockafeller and misses Hattie and name of this Cit v. Crippled for life. Henry a Wohlheiter of Buffalo x roads son in Law of Henry Divel and Well known in this City met with a shocking Accident tuesday morning. He was in the of cleaning a gun which proved to be loaded the piece went off blowing away three tins and a part of tie Palm. The thumb and forefinger Are left. Preparing fur the fair. Active preparations Are being made for the fair to Lee held under the auspices of the Friendship fire co. In december. Many displays will be made by Danville merchants and Imere to Quot a contest will be held. 8toe�?T hand will furnish music and a pleasing program is being arranged for each evening during the fair. Fingers crushed. William , an employee at the Reading Iron works had two Ting a is on Pis left hand badly Cru be i say or Day morning. He was assisting in Load ing a car with Iron and one of the bars fell on his hand. Or. S. Y. Thompson dressed the wounds which Are very painful twentieth wedding anniversary. Or. And mrs. Harvey Shubzd of River Side sunday celebrate the twentieth anniversary of their wedding. A Large number of immediate relatives were present. A sumptuous dinner was served another bad runaway. Sci a to a co., the new firm of grocers in this City met with a Clear Case of hard Luck Friday morning. About 9 of clock or. Scott purchased a delivery Wagon from Henry Divel. Hiring a livery horse for the occasion and with Edward treas in charge he sent the Wagon out on a trip. While coming flown an Alley Between West Market Ami West Mahoning streets the Trace Holder broke which permitted the Trace to drop striking the horse upon the Hind legs. A runaway was the re ult. On West my ironing Street near Mill the Wagon was overturned. There was quite a crash As the hone struggling to free himself reduced the shafts to splinters Aud made a general wreck of the Wagon the harness too was badly broken. Free from the Wagon the borne galloped Down Mill and up Bloom Street where he was caught by Edward Shepard. Fid Ward treas the Driver was thrown out of the Wagon when the up it occurred hut escaped with a few slight bruises. Double anniversary. Mrs. George Fausnaught entertained a number of Little folks at her Home on Chambers Street saturday afternoon in Honor of her daughters Ella and Lizzie whose birthdays fall on the same Flay. Those present were Margaret Wiliiams Bertha Fau Maught Eva Thomas s Ella Crumb Sarah Paugh Edith Hunt Lydia res Ethel Fox Helen Fox Hattie and Maggie Flanigan Bertha Williams Luther Fox George brads Albert Paugh William am George Fausnaught Thomas Elmanuel and will Crumb John Reese Florence and Ralph Huntingdon ool. Clement at Christ Church. Tomorrow evening at the a Ual Friday evening service a 1. C. M. Clement of Sunhui will give an account of the work of the general convention at san Francisco which he attended As one of the delegates. Col. Clements account will he very interesting and instructive and All the parishioners who can should attend saturday foot Ball. The Milton tigers will play the Danville High school eleven at Dewitt spark on saturday afternoon. An interesting Genie May be expected. William Dehutt was in Catawissa ter Day yes miss Ida Weaver returned yesterday afternoon from cat avg i. Mrs. I d. Quick of Rupert and mrs j. G. Quick of Bloomsburg were guests at the Home of mrs. S. C. Books West Mahoning Street yesterday. Mrs. John Harman of Bloomsburg was a visitor in this City yesterday of noon. Mrs. Robert it. Little and sister. Miss Mary Tustin of Bloomsburg were in town Between trains yesterday. Alexander Robinson esq., of Philadelphia is the guest of or. And mrs. Richan w. Faggert. Miss Katharine Riffel returned last evening from a three months visit in Cleveland. Ohio. Miss Edna Berninger of roaring Creek spent yesterday at the Home of j. W. Berninger f Crry Street. Miss Wetzel left yesterday for a trip to Harrisburg. John Ickes and son Edward left yesterday Lor Williamsport. Mrs. M. C. Hirton returned to Wil Kee Barre yesterday after a visit at the Home of James Shultz f3ast Market Street. Mrs. T. J. Swenk and 9011, Anil miss Baker spent yesterday at the Home of a. Baker near Boyd s station. Mrs. Lucy Kessler returned to Bamo Kin yesterday after a visit with relatives in this City. Mrs w. I Steans mrs. I. I. Barber miss Stella Russell miss Sarah Clark mrs. W. A. Mcatee miss Helen Geise and miss Elsie Hornberger Are attending a meeting of the women a Home missionary society of the Northumberland presbytery at Bloomsburg. Mrs. C. H. Reynolds spent yesterday with relatives in Catawissa. Mrs. I. J. Rogers visited her son Ernest c. Rogers in Sunbury yesterday. George i. Gearhart returned to Natalie yesterday. Or. Gearhart who is on the Lookout for a suitable residence will locate either in this City or South Danville. Misi Bigelow who has been the gue9t of mrs. Frank Shelhart Bloom Street returned to her Home in Hazleton yesterday. The Rev g. W Genszler and wife who have been guests at the Home of the Rev. L. D. Ulrich Church Street i returned to their Home in Selinsgrove yesterday. Miss Ida Yorks mrs. John Sembler misses Emma and Mary Gearhart m. Grier Gearhart mrs James Mcwilliams of Moore Burg mrs. J. D. Cook of Renovo left on the 11 11 i. L. A w train yesterday for Bloomsburg where they attended the meeting of the Home missionary society a Good game of foot Ball. Although neither Side succeeded in j scoring the closest and most exciting game of foot Hall this season was played on saturday at Dewitt spark Between the Normal school juniors of blooms Burg and the High school eleven of this City. Bloomsburg was late in putting i in an appearance and the game was not called until 4 30. It Danville clearly outplayed of blooms Burg at every Point and would have won easily had there not been a Little Lack of judgment in selecting plans at critical stages. Nearly the whole game was played on blooms urge a territory and the visiting team seemed powerless before Danville a Well formed interference. Danville won the toss Aud chose the West goal. Gross secured the Ball on the kick off and carried it Back several Yards. It was advanced by degrees until Leniger go away behind Good inter a. Ference for a run of 40 Yards. With line 1 playing by Dougherty and Maiers the Ball was advanced within four Yards of the Bloomsburg goal but there it was lost. Danville soon secured the Ball again and advanced it within two feet of the goal line. An end play was called but the runner was thrown for a loss Ami the Chance to score had passed. In the second half Leniger Anil Mcclure made several Good Gaius of 20 and 30 Yards but Rickard prevented a touch Down by twice punting the Ball off striking distance. The game ended with the Ball in Danville a Possession on Bloomsburg a 5 Yard line. The line up was a follows Bloomsburg. Position. Danville. Dyke,.right the school Board held a regular meeting monday eve. The following members being in their places Fischer Orth Green Barber Werkheiser Fenster Macher Keefer Byerly. Black and Harpel. Treasurer Schram presented his report which showed a net balance of Cash on hand amounting to $11,055. The committee on building and repairs into whose hands had been delegated the renewal of expiring insurance presented their report. They recommended an increase of insurance on the several school buildings of the Borough raising the total sum from $37,000 to $50,200. The following amounts which expire this Mouth were renewed. Ammerman a co. $.4.760 j. W. Farnsworth 5,750 f3 Corman. 0,000 George Edmondson. 4,500 Miles Peifer a co. 1,250 Vincent a co. 3,750 f. C. Derr. 5 000 i. R. Williams. 5,000 on motion of or. Green it was decided to close the Borough schools on thanksgiving Day the schools to reopen on Friday following. An invitation was extended the Board to be present at county Institute on directors Day next week. Deputy state superintendent Hauck or. Fes9 and or. Bible it was stated would address them. On motion the invitation was accepted. Borough superintendent Gordy presented his report w hich was accepted and ordered file 1. The report shows a total attendance of 1227 for the month ending october 31 per cent of attendance 91. F Ive Hundred and eighty one pupils were tardy 151 were sick. Five families Are afflicted with diphtheria in the second Ward and a proposition to close the schools of that Ward was discussed at length but not entertained. President Fischer called attention Toa bad practice indulged in by pupils that of carrying Chalk out of school and marking sidewalks fences buildings. A. It was the sense of the Board that this has become a great nuisance Oue that must be stopped. Borough superintendent Gordo was asked to Call the attention of teachers to the practice. The following Bills were ordered pah or. George a. Stock$20.20 j. H. Cole. 24.46 where animal life presents Teresing study. In or. I. G. Barber. Frank sperring. Daniel Shultz. W. E. Young. H. M. Schoch. R. B. Voris. John Hixson. Charles Mottern Standard Gas co. M. L. Lane. 4.00 1.50 4.80 5.00 4.80 1 75 6.70 2.00 80 .40 Spencer. Dollman. Good. Miller. Leighow. Corcoran. Jacobs capt right tackle. Right guard. Centre. Left guard. Left tackle. Left end. Quarter Back Dougherty Raver. Corman Bailey Gross Edmondson Lunger half Back Mcclure Killmer left Sun ton full Back Maiers capt time of halves 15 minutes. Referee i r. Peck. Umpire or. Angle. Time keeper Oglesby and Ross. Linesman Gaskins and Snyder. Thanksgiving at b Nai Zion. The congregation of by Nai Zion synagogue will this year celebrate thanksgiving Day in a fitting aia nuer. A most elaborate service is being arranged for that evening in which the Best musical Talent in the City will take part. Except in the larger cities services Are not usually held on this Day. This year All of the Reform synagogues will hold services. The feast of hanukah will be celebrated on the 8th Day of december for which special services Are being a arranged. Officers elected. At a recent meeting of the Germania Verein the following officers were elected for the coming year. President Engelbert Albert vice president Peter Waldmen treasurer Andrew Schatz financial Secretary. Paul Knoch corresponding Secretary Charles Molter trustees Peter mayan. Herbert Wyle and John Wilhelm. The society is in a flourishing condition. Several social events have been planned for this Winter opening service. Of Ensign Richardson presided at his fir6t meeting at the salvation army Barracks saturday evening. A Good sized congregation was present and displayed much interest in the services. The Ensign was ably assisted by mrs. Richardson. Ensign and mrs Young were also present. The meetings Ami work will continue As heretofore. Parents should make up their minds to the fact that they Render themselves amenable to the penalties of the Law if Thev fail to Send their children to school Union thanksgiving service. The ministerial association of this City held a meeting monday morning in the y. M. C. A. Hall. Those present were revs. I r. W. A. Mcatee or. W. I. Steans or. M. L. Shindel. Revs. Harry Curtin Harman g. E. Limbert j. H. Hower r. J. Allen l. I. Ulrich. The object of the meeting was to take action relating to the holding of a us Ion thanksgiving service. With the Advent of Crisp Cool weather which brings the first suggestion of Winter animal life at Billmeyer a game preserve begins to assume an added interest. The Deer which a month or so ago seemed quite tame and inactive Are now bounding gracefully about and assuming All the inspiring Ami characteristic poses of the Chase the several thousand Gray squirrels that inhabit the Grove Are just As Busy As that Many Gray squirrels can be in autumn and with the wild turkeys and other forms 5f animal life contribute to make up a scene of remarkable activity and a a fascinating nature study. Speaking of the wild turkeys of which there Are some two Hundred in or. Billmeyer spark it is not generally known that they leave the game preserve in Spring and return at autumn. Some time prior to the hatching season they Start out some of them settling in the different patches of Woodland along the but by far the greater number flying a far As Montour Ridge where Many secluded Points abound that suit the habits of the wild Birds. The old Turkey however �9 sure to remember where she was Well fed and had a Safe and comfortable Home during the Long Winter previous and after hatching out her Brood with the Advent of autumn she repairs to the game preserve taking her family of Young ones with her. Or. Bill Ever says that the wild turkeys which leave in the Spring May be relied upon to return to the Park in the fall excepting of course those which May happen to be killed during the summer. In those cases the Young ones knowing nothing of the Park its kindly shelter and Protection of course never put in an appearance but join the Colony of wild turkeys that subsist on the Mountain and thus become legitimate prey to the Hunters gun. Or. Billmeyer is justly proud of his Park the half a dozen splendid Elk Are objects of never ending interest As they belong to a family of wild animals that Are rapidly approaching extinction in these parts. The old patriarch of the group Mammoth in size and just at this season very Savage is confined in an enclosure alone. He would kill a Man in a moment and one or More of his keepers have barely escaped death under his immense Antlers or. Billmeyer has con Sitler ably More than a Hundred Deer of All Ages and sizes in the enclosure. Just at this season he revels in Venison. Only yesterday he brought to town a Jarge Fine Deer killed on monday which he sent away by express. Or. Billmeyer is quite a naturalist. He understands the habits of wild animals and be has demonstrated the fact that the denizens of the Forest if properly cared for and treated can be reared and made to thrive if not actually tamed like Domestic Aff smals of the farm. How j. B. Olea ver averted a destructive runaway. Merchant j. B. Cleaver averted a destructive runaway yesterday afternoon by an exhibition of rare Pluck and nerve during the afternoon or. Cleaver assumed temporary charge of his delivery w agon for the purpose of bringing some tables from or. Paul a m. E. Church to his store on Mill Street. The tables were All that the Wagon would hold and or. Cleaver in driving was obliged to walk along Side. Ail went Well unt5l the d. L. A w. Crossing on ferry Street was reached when the jolting caused the table to rattle which frightened the horses. The latter which Are Young and spirited animals at once began to run. Or. Cleaver held on to the lines but could Only slightly Check the runaways. At the Corner of lower Mulberry and ferry streets he stumbled Over the guard Stone and fell Flat upon the ground. Determined if possible to prevent a destructive runaway he luckily held on to the lines As Long As he could and was dragged some distance through the soft mud. As the lines hew out of Bis hand they became entangled in the front wheel which had the effect of drawing the horses Over on to the sidewalk near the office of Justice Bare where the Wagon became locked in a hitching Post and the horses were caught. Or. Cleaver was very much soiled by the mud but with the exception of a slight Cut on the face he escaped injury. One front wheel of the delivery Wagon was damaged amusements at state Hospital. The regular dancing and amusement season has opened at the state Hospital j the dances Are held every thursday. On tuesday evenings an entertainment of some kind is always provided and these diversions Are always looked Forward to with much interest by the More tractable patients. Exceptionally Fine the place of Talent is frequently employed in the worship selected for the service was the Shiloh reformed Church. Rev. L. D. Ulrich will preach the thanksgiving Sermon. The service will begin at 10 30 a. M. The music will be in charge of the choir Leader of Shiloh reformed Church. The thanksgiving offering will be devoted to the Lucal benevolent association. An aged lady a bad fall. Mrs. Elizabeth s. Gearhart Bloom Street met with a very unfortunate Accident sunday afternoon from the effects of which she is confined to her bed. She was coming Down 9tairs and had reached next to the last step when thinking that she was at the to Tomshe took a step Forward with the result that 6he sustained an utile fall. No Bones were broken fortunately although she wrenched her left limb very badly. She suffers intensely and considering her age which is Over eighty five the results May be very serious entertainments while Well drilled local Talent is always available. The Hospital orchestra has been organized with a membership of seventeen musicians under the Able direction of prof. Rich Ard Metherell. Several of the patients Are members of the orchestra and Many of them contribute in no Small Way to the entertainments. The most appreciative audiences Are found at the Hospital and Many of the patients know Good from bad As readily As those of sound mind. Examinations in Progress. The d. L. Amp w. Railroad company in adopting the Standard code of telegraphic signals in use by the american railway association. A Board of f3x-Aminers has been examining operators along the Bloomsburg division Ami reached Catawissa monday. The examiners will not visit this place and a. H. Farnsworth the operator Here will take the examination at Scranton celebrated her birthday. The birthday of miss Agnes stroll of Drift on was celebrated by a Fine dinner at the Home of her grandparents or. And mrs. John Linker West Mahoning Street 011 sunday. Among those present from out of town were or. And mrs. John c. Stroh parents of miss Agnes Luther Linker wife and son of William sport and miss Enterline of Riverside additional phones. Since issuing their last directory the United Telephone and Telegraph Mohave placed a phones in the following places a. La rues grocery s Ore. East front Street Scott amp cons grocery store Mill Street t. W. Clayton a store South Danville or. C. H. Reynolds dentist m. H. Schramz a Cigar store Erwin Hunters at Hunter s Park and a private phone for James l. Bart r at hotel Oliver. Boys monthly reception. The regular monthly reception of the Thomas Beaver boys Bible class was held in y. M c. A. Hall tuesday evening. The meeting was in charge of miss Hattie Werkheiser. A number of piano solos were rendered by members of the class and several Cornet solos by a a Martin Bird. Vocal solos were Sung by master Walter Reese Ami by miss ree9c. Several recitations were also rendered the reception on the whole was not exceeded in interest by any that has taken place for some time past. A coming wedding. Mis9 Leila Irene daughter of j. H Woodside will be United in marriage to or Warren h. Schultz of Philadelphia on wednesday november 27th. The ceremony will take place at Trinity lutheran Church at 11 30 a m at the Hospital. E. of Pike county j no. W Gray sheriff of Wyoming county and j. D. Kinney c a missioner of Bradford county were in town yesterday each having brought a patient for treatment at the stat Hospital. A Basket Ball game. The Danville Basket Ball team has arranged to play a game with the Scranton team at that place on tuesday evening nov. 26th. The make up of the team is As follows Oberdorf and Gaskins guards Sechler Centre. Klase and Bedea attack. Moser Snyder. Miss Huldaz Snyder of Pine Summit Columb a county. And Franklin Moser of Point township Northumberland county were married last evening by a Justice j p fare n. G. Rifle qualifications. Last week Captain Gearhart finished the papers relating to the Fie qualities Tion of company of 12th regiment n. G. P., and forwarded them to Lieut. Fred a. Godcharles inspector of Rifle practice of the 12th regiment. During the present year the local company under the supervision of Range master Corporal George r. Gross qualified 8ixty-one men ten first and Tift it one second class marksmen. The first class marksmen a score Range from 40 to 44 and those of the second class from 25 to 40, out of a pos sible 50 at 2 and 5 Hundred Yards respectively. The new Man Silhouette target a Snow used instead of the bulls Eye but by some it is not considered so effective As the Silhouette target allows Many poor shots to count which if the old target was used would contribute to smaller scores. The number who qualified this year is very Large including the most of the company and it is probably the highest in the regiment. Among those who qualified is Lieut. Frank m. Herrington who has qualified for Nineteen years in succession. He and colonel Clement who has qualified the same number of years Are the oldest in the regiment if not in the division. Lieut Clark and sergeant Keefer received the Gold medal this year for qualifying ten successive years. The Only other one in the company except Lieut. Herrington having this decoration is first sergeant Keim. Who has qualified 15 years. Officers Are now compelled to qualify with the revolver in addition to the Rifle for which a different decoration is Given. The ranges for revolver Are 25, 50 and 75 Yards at the smallest target and a total of 50 out of a possible 75 must be made. This Branch of the ser vice is very important and the men can not give it too much attention. It is hoped that the National guard will soon be equipped with a More modern Rifle one that will be easier for the Rae to handle. Wedding anniversary. The fifty first anniversary of the wedding of or. And mrs. James Shultz East Market Street was celebrated at the Home of or. And mrs. J. W. Berninger ferry Street tuesday evening. Refreshments were served and a very delightful evening was those present were the following mrs. Hugh d. Quick of Rupert mrs. J. Grier Quick Bloomsburg j. M. Shultz and family Melvin Shultz and family Cooper township h. S. Shultz and family. Riverside. Mias Foisie Shultz Danville min a Edna Berninger roaring Creek mrs Marv c. Hinton of Wilk Sharre. Surprise party. A Surprise party was tendered mi9i Gertrude Moyer at the Home of John a. Kelly Mill Street tuesday evening. Refreshments were served and a number of handsome presents received. The following persons were in the parly miss Reila Davis. Yernie Keefer Stella Moyer. Edith Derr Josephine Werle Alice Lamberson. Katie Richardson Bertha Weaver. Lizzie Derr Gertrud Moyer Jessie Weaver and messes. Sam Uel Fox Robert Dietz William Haney Charles love Edward Lovett William Reese Thomas James Moses James Francis Paul Joseph Larston Howard oil9lager and Clarence Keefer. Handsome Obris Mas souvenirs. Every customer of the grand Union Tea company will receive a handsome souvenir during Christmas week. Man Ager Edward Williams will distribute about 9�k 0 of the a Holiday keepsakes. A social event the Penn social orchestra will give a Ball at the armory on thanksgiving eve. Twelve men in the orchestra is promised for this occasion. The state Lehigh foot Ball game at Williamsport on saturday is attracting the attention of the whole of Central Pennsylvania

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