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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - November 15, 1906, Danville, PennsylvaniaHome paper a for the ii Ouie i lie circulation of tins paper is rapidly. It win pay you o advertise in the Amk Kincan. Subscription $1 per year l h. I Kyi m3 h. Jenni Nijs. 1st.- he urn .1. M i j v 104 will or. 1/ nil1 m Joinville. I a. A a Quot in a i 11 n in Quot till coi nth never i entirely free until it allot it sown demands with its own of. 52-no 46. Danville. Pa., thursday november 15. Woo. Established in 1855 Job printing the office of the american being furnished with a Large assortment of Job letter and fancy Type and Job material generally the publisher announces the Public that he is prepared at All times execute in the neatest manner. Job printing fall kinds and description Ltd a a i 1.17. To a 1 mil.1 t., Danville a. I Sejm it of Thi in i i . Specially Al i l 9 s l ens ii shows. The summer girl now has her fall. Snow shove season is coming on apace. The a amp in work season for the Farmer is nearly Over. The Pinny a mile excursions still coutiou3 be popular. Well we have la a i of share of Fine weather. Justice is not always served by Law although it outfit he. Next spin us s nominations will be made by direct primaries. The head of the House is beginning 1 look up the Price of Turkey. Many India Idun is work harder at their pit Iau they do at their work a us then wonder Why they Don win Success an Oxford Butcher has lust shipped a Largo quiz tits of Chester county scrapple at liens Greece. The stronger the opposition in either Congress or legislature tie better it is for the majority. A open enemy is less dangerous Lau a treacherous Friend. Shortage if labor is the cry at a majority of Milton a industries especially where female help is employed. Those factories would easily accommodate 50 per cent More hands and then they would not be overcrowded. The Radium cure for cancer is being Fried at the presbyterian Hospital philae do iia. On James b. Foraker a prominent resident of Cincinnati. It is thought that the cure will be Complete. At the present time thirty Tive Homes 111 new Castle Are under quarantine 1 it a diphtheria As against fifty three less than two weeks ago. Apparently tie spread of the disease has been checked. The elected candidates Are entitled an extra Large thanksgiving Turkey. Jacob and John Brothers of Carlisle have celebrated their 70th birthday anniversary. The old Indian chief Ger Nimo Lias written hi6 autobiography and in spite of some objection on the part of the War Despai input the Book is be published. The autobiography is dedicated president Roosevelt. Mrs. A use Man. Of upper Milford lost a Gold ring while transplanting cabbage plants in the Spring and her hired Man the other Day pulled up a cabbage with tue lost ring around one of its roots la the Perkio Meu Valley the reformed and lutheran churches have decided not wait on state Aid for Good roads but will co operate with township supervisors and make Money contributions attain their purpose. Now that we Are approaching the thanksgiving period the local charities should be kept in mind. An occasional dilapidated sidewalk is an indication that Sony people Are not keeping up with the times. The sober second thought often save a Man from a serious Blunder. The american woman of the coming generation promises far us pass her brother unless the latter wakes up. The people who visited Berwick on monday night were impressed with improved appearance of the place. The Winter primaries which occur on Jannary 26th. Will soon begin attract attention. Montour county won be a Safe place for the san Jose scale nest daring the next few months. Spain is spending 172,000,000 on a new Navy. The source of the Money is not known. The individual who has a multitude of occupations is Likely do nothing Well. The my. Penn school near Reading which last year was known As the a pupi Hess school a on account a of the strict enforcement of the vaccination Laws is making up for lost time and every child in the District is vaccinated and going school. Reese ,87 inches tall who claimed that he was the smallest Man in the world and four inches Shorter than general Tom thumb died in a Retreat near Wilkes Barre aged .78 years in the rivalry enrol first at the Lancaster Institute att used by 650 teachers Willmer a Kreider. Who roasted at the door at Midnight and stayed till the building was opened won out. Judge Bechtel at Pottsville refused Send John Pfluege of Hecla a reformatory for seriously stabbing a companion during a quarrel As it might make the lad a confirmed criminal. A movement establish another Hospital in sitar on has been started by a number of citizens. Buhl Hospital though recently enlarged is too Small for the needs of the Community. A aunt Peggy Stchler whose critical illness was noted in our last Issue departed this life just As the clock was striking ten saturday the age of one Hundred years and twelve Days. Thus has passed away tie oldest Persou in this Section and the Only one hereabouts who Lias reached the Century Mark within Many years. A aunt Peggy rounded out a Century of life on monday october 29th and the occasion was observed in a Way do full Honor the loved and venerable woman who lingered on Earth so Long beyond the average Span of life. A aunt Peggy so Good Heairn her wonderful memory her eyesight and the interest she took in affairs All were objects of much comment at the time. Few among those who assembled of her birthday dreamed however that the end was Only a few Days Distant that the frail old body that seemed so miraculously sustained celebrate her one Hundredth birthday in less than a week was show signs of collapse Aud speedily go the w a of All Earth. The cause of death was pneumonia which developed thursday after a four Days illness which in itself was not o inside red serious. A aunt Peggy so Maiden name was Margaret Sanders. Her fathers name was Talob Sanders and she was Tho last survivor of fourteen children. She was twice married her first bus band being Thomas Hayes. Her Sec oud husband Jacob Sechler was in a influential Aud Well remembered Man of this Community Aud died in 1879. Mrs. Samuel f. Ricketts is a granddaughter of the deceased John m. Sechler ferry Street is a step son while mrs. S. B. Kocher at whose Home a aunt Peggy lived Aud died is a step daughter. There Are a Large number of other relatives including grand nieces Anil nephews Aud even great grand nieces Aud nephews. All whose lives in any Way came in Contact with a aunt Peggy attest her Sweet Motherly disposition her devout nature Aud her gracious personality. The Universal love Aud esteem in which she was held proved a Well Spring from which came Many tender tributes and kind offices without mini Ber. Which made her life Worth living even while Many of its enjoy meets were Cut off and she lingered in the very Shadow of eternity. Of her last birthday a aunt Peggy repeated the Beautiful sentiment that she had Given expression so often before Aud which was the effect that in the very nature of things she could expect live but a Little while longer hut that in any event she was Content Aud perfectly resigned she Felt that she had lived a Long time and was w Illing Lay her body aside whenever it seemed be the will of the creator that she should go. Across the Fields from lie Kocher Home where a aunt Peggy breathed her last in Plain View lies the Homestead farm on which she first saw the Light of Dav Over one Hundred Vears ago. It was around the Hearth True of this farm that a aunt Peggy so fondest recollections entered even the very last when reminiscent she was fond of portraying the Beautiful pictures of childhood that she retained in her memory. She could recall the nights of the old fashioned Winters. When she was still Little More than a babe Aud her father protect her from the biting cold wrapped her in a Blanket Aud carried her bed. Fresh upon her mind even was the circumstance that her father first warmed the Blanket by the fire. Later As a girl of four 1 teen when Danville consisted ouly of some half dozen houses she recalled carrying cherries through the Woods which lined Bloom Street and Selling them for six cents per quart at tie Only store in town which stood on West Market Street near the site of what was later the Academy. This was before Peter Baldy opened a store in the log building near the River la her declining years a aunt Peggy so memory dwelt on tie Days when men wore knee breeches Aud wore their hair hanging Down their backs in a Cue or pig Tail Long before the canal the Railroad or even the rolling Mill was dreamed of. A Sanut Peggy so death was the fifth occur among the Circle of near relatives within the Short period of a Little Over nine Mouths. On february 1st, 1906, mrs. John Sechler passed away. Of february 22 tie death of mrs. Harmon Morrison occurred. On the 8th of Lane mrs. Rebecca Sechler departed this life Aud her demise in turn was followed by the sudden death of William Sechler on september 11. These deaths among near relatives following in such Quick succession made a deep impression our an pfc Peggy Aud she could not understand Why she should be permitted live of so far beyond the allotted years while others whose lives were so much Mere useful than her own should he Cut Down in their prime. Evidently the grief Over these several deaths had something do with hastening the end. The sentence of Peter Dietrich will not go into effect As pronounced by the court that is Dietrich will not he conducted the Eastern Penitentiary begin Bis fourteen years imprisonment in fifteen Days from Date of sentence. October 31st. An Appeal has been Tat men which is allowed As a supersedes j the order was delivered sheriff Maiers on saturday. The records show Tomt Peter diet Rich the petitioned the judges of the court respectfully rep Les Euting that at a court of Oyer Aud ter Miner held at Danville. September 27, 1906, he was convicted of murder in the second degree Aud that on october 31, his motion for a new trial was denied Aud h a was meet eucled undergo imprisonment in the Eastern Penitentiary for fourteen years that an Appeal was taken the supreme court of Pennsylvania from judgment Aud sentence. The Petitioner prays that an order May be granted making said Appeal a supersedes stay sentence imposed until the said Appeal he determined or disposed of by the supreme court. The court made the following order a Maud now. November 9, 1906, the Appeal in this Case is allowed As a supersedes the defendant Peter Dietrich remain in the custody of the sheriff and in the Jai of along on county until Sai l Appeal is finally determined by the court. Charles 7. Evans. P. J. A a horse shot by reckless Hunter. N. B. Well i ver a Derry township Farmer Ion a valuable horse tuesday As the result it would Mem. Of h random shot i cd he a Hunter. Or. Well i ver had been using the horse and of a hitching him turned him Loose in the Field. Or. Welliver then left the farm of business. Some time later one of the Hoys was attracted by queer movements on the part of the horse and on investigating found that the animal was i wily injured by a Load of shot which had taken effect in tie fetlock of one of the front feet. The shot had evidently been received at Short Range Aud the Houe was so badly a battered As preclude All thought of recovery. There was hut one course open and that was kill the horse ii order spare him As much a min As possible. The animal was accordingly put out of his misery the same Dav. Or. Welliver was in town yesterday obtaining Legal advice. He says that his farm is overrun with Hunters and trip extent ouly the farm animals but also human beings Are exposed j Dauwei is illustrated by the random shot which struck the horse. The unfortunate occurrence it would seem marked the limit of carelessness on the part of the Man with the gun who must have been Hunting within a Tew Yards of the horse when a Rabbit or a Bird was aroused and the Man without taking the least precaution blazed away. Or. Welliver is on the Lookout for the reckless gunner and he declares that As soon As he discovers the Fellows identity he will make ii in pay pretty dearly tor the outrage. Enthusiasm unlimited for its towns funeral of a aunt a aunt Peggy Sechler whose death occurred of saturday morning was consigned the grave in the cemetery of the reformed Church tuesday afternoon. The funeral was very largely attended. The pallbearers were John e. Roberts Jonathan Rudy Lloyd Baylor Michael Breckbill Henry Wireman and Joseph Ritter. The services were conducted by Rev. Joseph e. Guy pastor of Shiloh reformed Church. The Flowers were very Beautiful and comprised tributes from Sudbury Berwick and Danville. The following out of town persons attended the funeral John Opp Esq., Plymouth Jere Sanders and daughter mrs. Weller of Wilkes Barre Aud mrs. Mary Boise mrs. Girard Aud or. Aud mrs. Harry Keefer of Berwick James Schuyler blooms Borg mrs. Effie Yetter of Philadel phia mrs. Eugene Sunder of Sun i Bury mrs. Tyson Aud mrs. Latshaw. Of Watsontown mrs. Daniel Snyder Aud daughter mrs. Ditzler of North a umber Laud Rev. J. D. Cook and wife of renova Thomas Rishel of Potts Grove or. Aud mrs. Harry Roberts of Catawissa or. And mrs. Peter Rishel of White Hall. Man parading thousands brass bands i drum corps Aud infinite red Light were the Means adopted by the Happy citizens of Berwick monday do Honor their townsman Charles c. Evans the president judge elect of this District. Berwick outdid herself any previous demonstration Ever held in that booming town was far surpassed by the wild abandon of last nights ovation. A few minutes after seven of clock the special left Danville with a crowd that taxed the capacity of the ten coaches of the Trarlu. And incidentally. As a one of the Jolly crowd was heard remark a did you Ever see a train leave Danville for any occasion that did carry a big crowdy it was estimated that 700 people from Dauville men Aud women were in Berwick last night. At Catawissa Aud Bloo Insburg More people were taken on at Berwick the right of Way was Given the Danville delegation. Forming at the station four abreast the local contingent with music ahead and fireworks everywhere marched into Berwick and was escorted into tie line of Parade. The arrangements had been Well made and although the streets were jammed with crowds of people the smallest details of the affair moved with studied soothe is. The feature of the Parade was the illuminations. A seemingly unlimited Supply of red fire was on hand Aud any Quantity could be had by any one for tie asking. In the procession liberally distributed were fire works floats that shed red tire and roman candles at every turn of the wheels. The pleasing Courtesy shown the Danville delegation was extended even the Parade where the local organizations had the head of the procession afterwards occupying seats of Honor on the speakers stand. The Parade which marched in the following order covered the principal streets of the town disbanding in the Public Square where the speech making took place division no. I. Wagons burning red Light. Catawissa band Dauville Republican club Washington drum corps Dauville Junior stars drum corps Danville Dauville delegation wagons burning red Light. Reliance fire company division no. 2. Speakers in open cabs. North Berwick baud rangers Hose company. Berwick merchants wagons burning red Light Berwick store company. Blacksmith department a. C. A f. Company. Rolling Mill Wood car shops. Wagons burning red Light foundry department division no. 8. Berwick hand. Defenders fire company. Steel car department wagons burning red Light. After the Parade the crowd assembled around the stand that had been erected in Berwick a Public Square where judge Kurtz presided Over the speech making the oration of the evening was delivered by Edward Sayre Gearhart of this City. Or. Gearhart a theme was the message that Montour county sent judge Evans on election day�?1168 votes. Judge Evans in response spoke of the gratitude he Felt the people who had elected him and How would strive unceasingly live True the Trust that had been imposed upon him. At the conclusion of his address a Large Cluster of roses a tribute from the Republican club of Danville was presented judge Evans. He was deeply moved by the rember auce Aud proposed the willing throng a three cheers for Little Montour Quot which were Given with a will. Miss Lois Rover of Plymouth was the guest Over sunday of friends in this City. Mrs. Arthur Walker and Sou Harold have returned from a visit with relatives at Lehighton. Mrs. W. H. Myerov of new York Unity. Is visiting at the Home of her sister. Mrs. F. E. Harpol ferry Street. Mrs. Herbert Wyle and daughter Bertha of Staunton Virginia Are visiting at the Home of mrs Wyles father Henry 1. Gross. West Mahoning Street William 1. Lau master left saturday for Kensington near Philadelphia where he will conduct a series of evangelistic meetings under the auspices of the y. M. C. A. Of that place. The misses Eaton of Scranton Are visiting at the Home of or. And mrs. I f. H. Vii min. South Danville. Miss Miriam Smith of Middleburg spent sunday at the Home of or. And mrs. Sam a. Mccoy ferry Street. Thomas Pritchard transacted business in Catawissa yesterday. Miss Martha Russell called on friends in Bloomsburg tuesday. Jeremiah Sanders Aud daughter mrs. Morgan Weller of Wilkes Barre were guests at the Home of s. J. Welliver Over tuesday night. Charles p. Gearhart Esq left yesterday morning for a Deer Hunting trip in the White Deer mountains. Mrs. S. J welliver left yesterday for a visit with relatives at Muncy. Reese Edmondson left yesterday for a business trip Nanticoke. Miss Annie Pritchard spent yester Day in Slick Shiuey. John airman returned Shippens Borg yesterday after a visit at the Home of his father Edward Corman East Market Street. Win. H. Latimere and Sou Harry of Calgary province of Alberta Canada arrived in this City yesterday afternoon for a several weeks visit at the Johnston Homestead East Market Street mrs James Frazier of Washington vile spent yesterday in this City As a guest at the Home of mrs. Margaret Bird East Market Street. Mrs. Martha Mccollum of Espy is the guest of mrs. Martha y. Gearhart East front Street. J. B. Marse of Reading was a business visitor in this Oitt yesterday. Veterans in annual banquet. Encampment no. 32. Union Veteran legion held its Auu Ual banquet at stoners hotel Bloomsburg yesterday afternoon. There Are a number of veterans in Danville who belong the Bloomsburg Einor amment and the most of these were present at the banquet. Ouly those Are eligible membership in the Union Veteran legion who volunteered during the civil War and served two years or Over continuously in one enlistment or were honorable discharged for wounds received during such enlistment the time of meeting was fixed at 2 of clock some two hours being spent around the banquet Board. C. S. Forn Wald was Toast master. Edward s. Gearhart Esq. Of this City and James s. Brown editor of the Bloomsburg Republican invited guests made stirring addresses which were much appreciated. These were followed by the veterans who indulged in Short talks recounting in the lighter vein the Little episodes that helped relieve the tedium of Camp life when they were soldiers. Banque ters were present us follows or. Jonathan Sweisfort or. P. C. Newbaker d. R. Eck no Michael Breckbill Charles Woods p. G. Baylor William Minier Aud Henry Kern of Danville c. Of. Fornwald w. E. Coffman g. W. Mears b. F. Sharp less h. J. Connor Theodore Mendenhall. Elias Utt l. Cohen j. B. Robison Fred Gilmore r. C. Buckalew Jacob Keller and /. T. Thomas of Bloomsburg. 50th wedding anniversary. The rounding out of 50 years of Happy married life was the occasion for the gathering of the children and grandchildren of or. Aud mrs. B c. Starner at their Home in Liberty township of tuesday. All enjoyed a pleasant Day and a Good dinner. Those present were or. And mrs. Joseph Silkeit or. And mrs. W. A. Cornelison or. And mrs w. E Patterson or. Aud mrs. W. C. Starner miss Myrtle e. Cornelison William b. Hilkert and Nelson w. Cornelison. Richards West. At the Trinity methodist episcopal parsonage by Rev. L. Dow Ott situs Day evening Samuel r. Richards of Pittston Aud miss Elizabeth West of this City were United in Matrimony. The Bride and Groom were attended by or. And mrs. Herman Koch. The 110th. The death of Frank Belski at the miners Hospital at Ashland makes him the 110th Persou who Lias met death at a murderer s bands in Northumberland county in 20years. In that time and out of the 110 hut one Man has been Hung detectives Are making every Effort locate the murderer of Belski who is a foreigner. It is believed that lie �9 in hiding i Shainok in. General registration Law. From present indications Danville and other boroughs and townships of the state will in another year been Bra de by the personal registration Law which this year went into Force in All the cities of the Commonwealth. So Well did the Law work in the cities that it is now proposed extend it the boroughs and possibly even the townships. Senator John w. Crawford of Pittsburg announces that at the next meeting of the state legislature he will take Steps have it amended so boroughs at least boroughs of a certain size included. Senator Crawford takes the ground that Many of the third class cities now existing and which have the Advant age of the registration act Are not and larger than some boroughs and in 1 deed smaller Tuliau Many. Crawford Calls attention the fact j that the floating population in these i Largo boroughs where there Are big Industrial plants is As great As in the cities and lie is of the opinion that a the Extension of the provisions of per j Sonal registration such places would he of incalculable Benefit. Playing under arc Light. Numerous complaints Are Laid before the chief of police relating the practice indulged in by boys of playing foot Ball under the arc Lig night. What the game lacks in Good Points is made up in noise and the objectionable language and the playing becomes quite a nuisance the neighbourhood. Again the arc Light is exposed dauger of being broken and not infrequently damage has been done in this Way. Chief Mincemoyer is giving Attu j Tion these Youthful foot Ball enthusiasts and already several teams have been Given notice confine their playing Daylight hours Aud select More suitable grounds for their sport. A. W. Stephens the states san Jose scale inspector assigned this locality has just completed a most thorough inspection of Montour county covering a period of four months and is now arranging a series of demonstrations that will occupy his time until the first of january. Or. Stephens tour has been the most thorough of any of the Cau Vasses of Montour county. Other inspectors preceded him in the work Here but until now nothing so far reaching has been accomplished. With the exception of Mayberry township Aud a Small District East and North of Exchange or. Stephens Lias visited every Orchard and talked every owner of fruit Trees in the county. It was a sort of a Campaign of education. The inspector made his expeditions on foot and going from one farm House the next throughout the country he examined the Trees for the scale Aud finding it As he did in most instances he showed it the tree owner told of its habits its evil influences of the tree Aud How get rid of it with the Complete data now at his command or. Stephens is arranging for a series of demonstrations with the Lime Sulphur Wash. The demonstrations will Start in a few Days and will continue throughout the county until january first. When or. Stephens has completed his list of demonstrations he will give it the morning news for publication. In regard the prevalence of the san Jose scale in Montour county or. Stephens says that there Are very few Orchards in which the scale is not noticeable a greater or less degree. Some weeks lie found the scale in every Orchard lie visited. In the Valley East of Washingtonville he found the least scale. Generally speaking the scale is most prevalent on the Hills among the Young tree Aud least prevalent in the valleys among the older Trees. 25th wedding anniversary. Or. Aud mrs. H. S. Shultz of Riverside celebrated their 25th. Wedding anniversary on saturday. A sumptuous dinner was served. A number of handsome presents were received. Those present were As follows Rev. Aud mrs. Joseph e. Any or. Aud mrs. E. W. Young or. Aud mrs. S. W. Morral 1, or. And mrs. W. W. Kiin Bel or. And mrs. R. B. Bird or. Aud mrs. W. R. Clark or. Aud mrs. Amos Wolfarth or. And mrs. Elias Woodruff or. And mrs. Walter Russell or. Aud mrs. Jacob Shultz or. And mrs. Jame Shultz or. And mrs. William Dyer or. And mrs. Clyde Shultz daughter Mildred mesdames Eli Hoover Hannah Pitner Oliver Hoover Sarah Cleaver Emma Shannon William Amesbury Mary Cromwell William Hauser and daughter Darothy misses Mary Pitner Carrie Woodruff a Miriam a Lianou Jennie Weaser Hazel Yeager Kate Yeager Margaret Breckbill Winifred Evans May Evans Jennie Amesbury. Jesse Shultz Ellis Reese or. And mrs. J. C. Yeager mrs. A. Weaver miss Edna Dyer mrs. Jackson Good of Dauville or. Aud mrs. J. W. S. Robison mrs. Belle Reitzer of Milton or. And mrs. C. J. Cleaver of Howesville or. Aud mrs. H. D. Quick of Rupert or. And mrs. J. G. Quick son George mrs. C. W. Brown of Bloomsburg or. Aud mrs. Frank Berwick mrs. Gertrude Ellis of Kingston miss Lou Rudy of Sudbury or. And mrs. John Spotts and daughter Corean giver Shultz and James Shultz. All details relating carrying the Church Street sewer through under the tracks of the p. Amp r. And the d. L. Amp w. Railroad companies have now practically been arranged and unless there is delay in the further shipment of pipe tiie sewer will be completed during the present Mouth. G. J. Ray division Engineer of the d. L. Amp w. Railroad company was in this City yest Crdal morning and met the Street and Bridge committee of Council going with the latter care fully Over the ground at the Church Street crossing where the sewer will have go through under the track. Tiie d. L. Amp w. Railroad company at no time showed any antagonism the Mere proposition carrying the sewer through under the track the Only question seemed be whether the improvement was one whose Cost should be borne by the Railroad company or the Borough of Danville. At the meeting yesterday at which the Borough was represented by messes. Vastire Jacobs Bedea Aud Hughes it was arranged that the d. L. Amp w. People should proceed Lav the pipe which will he of Iron Twenty four inches in diameter leaving the question As who shall pay the Bill be determined later. If it is discovered that the changing of the water course which makes the new sewer necessary rebounds the Railroad company s advantage then the latter will unhesitatingly assume the Cost. That the Railroad company will he benefited the committee on streets and Bridges thinks it demonstrated yesterday. Superintendent Turk of the p. Amp r. Railway was in this City a few Days ago Aud with the committee on streets and Bridges went Over the ground at the Bloom Street crossing where the sewer also will have be carried through underneath the track. The p. Amp r. People regard the improvement in its relation them As a very valuable one Aud will do the work at their own expense sinking 24 Inch Iron pipe the Section be Laid by each of the Railroad companies will be some Twenty four feet in length Rumor causes excitement. The sensitive soul from politics. Should Uhr Tam a Rumor that was very generally circulated about the Center of town yesterday afternoon but which upon investigation was found be untrue was that n Man had been found dead in a Field along Bloom Road. The Story which was told in several different phases had it that the Man had been shot accidentally while out Hunting. The tale was however purely imaginary. Stricken with apoplexy. Thomas c. Kear the Well known Shoemaker on North Mill Street is lying very critically ill at his Homo Spruce Street As the result of a stroke of apoplexy sustained of sunday last. At intervals for several years past has suffered from this cause but the strokes All were very Light Aud he soon recovered from the effects. In All he has sustained some half a dozen strokes. The Oue sunday was a very severe one and has left the Man he Pless Aud unconscious. Or. Kear is seven seven years of age which considering the severity of the attack leaves but poor prospects of recovery. He is a very widely known resident of our town and the news that Helms been stricken will he received with much regret a Bloomsburg and Berwick. There isun much love lost Between Bloomsburg and Berwick these Days. There was a fierce rivalry Between the a two towns for the election of the president judge of this District and Berwick is loud in her exultation at the outcome. Bloomsburg on the other hand maintains an attitude of quiet disdain. The inscriptions on some of the transp Rucies in the Parade at the Evans Celebration on monday night reflect the sentiments of the Berwick people. One of them read a a Bloomsburg gave Evans a majority nit a Aud another a we have the judge next the court will remove Arnold. Sheriff George Maiers Aud his Deputy f. G. Peters will leave for the Eastern Penitentiary this morning whence they will remove George Arnold a prisoner from Montour county the Hospital for the insane at Norristown. Arnold was adjudged insane by a commission appointed by the Montour county court. Referred Farmers. A business Mau of this City a Nom Ber of the Board of Trade makes a practical suggestion which if carried out would no doubt result in material advancement. Benefiting the Rural sections Aud the town alike. He thinks it is a matter that should be taken up by the Farmers and would form a profitable subject for discussion at the coming Grange meeting. He takes the View that As Industrial advancement in any Center benefits those owning land around it quite As much As the wage Aud business men of the town itself it devolves a pc the Farmers employ every Means Advance the Industrial interest of tiie whole Community. Just now the Geu Lemau thinks the agriculturists of Montour county As Well As those who live in Tho adjoining counties near Dauville hav9 a Good Opportunity show their Enterprise by taking up the subject of beet culture which at this time is receiving much Atte Tiou As a Developer for the Rural sections and a foundation for a thriving Industry where labor is looking for employment. Throughout the West Many new towns owe their origin the beet sugar Industry while the Laud for Miles around has increased in value tenfold. The crop is a most reliable one Aud reports from All Over the country reveal an enormous tonnage. Considering the vast areas of land available there would seem no reason Why our country should not be self producing in sugar. At present the United states purchases immense quantities of beet sugar in Europe. The Geu Lemau quoted Lias Doue some figuring which shows that under beet cultivation ten acres of Laud properly cared support a family. Thus Between Danville Aud Northumberland or within a radius of the same distance in any other direction instead of tire Large farms with indifferent yield Aud Uncertain profits if the beet were cultivated we might have ten farms or Homes where Oue exists now while the demand for the product would be a Ever increasing Oue Aud tiie profits would be unvarying and secure. Danville As a Center would become a site of a sugar refinery. It would be an Industry of importance one of the very things Are looking for it would come without Effort or expenditure of Money As the logical result of adopting cultivation of the beet big bag of game. One of the largest hauls of game that Lias come town this season was brought in last evening by Robert y. Gearhart of this City and Harry Weaver of Toby Ruu hollow who with a couple of friends were gunning on the mountains near Sonestown for a couple of Days past. The big bag of game consisted of Twenty six pheasants Aud ten rabbits All of which were displayed at m. H. Schram a store last even aug. The Fine haul made by or. Gearhart Aud party so far As known. Ims been exceeded ouly once in Montour county this season Aud that was Liv the record breaking Luck of Harry Billmeyer and party recently reported in these columns. These gentlemen it will be remembered bagged 88 pheasants. John Martin a huckster of near Ottawa and Well known in this City Rohero lie disposes of much of his produce was tiie victim of a most unusual catastrophe in which his Wagon and a Load of produce Aud other articles were destroyed by fire. Or. Martin had been nut on a buy ing expedition during tuesday morning and by noon his Wagon was pretty Well filled with the commodities of his vocation. He stopped for dinner at tie Hilner Home near the Bethel Church tied his team and leaving his pipe behind in the Wagon proceeded in the direction of the Savory doors that foretold of tie midday cooking. Now the Vilners have More or loss of a reputation throughout the country for preparing a tip top meal so that possibly or Martin May be pardoned for not noticing the conflagration that was taking place in front of the House although the fire and smoke attracted the attention of the neighbors for Miles around. When the unfortunate huckster had satisfied the inner Mau his attention was directed what once was his Prond equipage. The fire which without doubt started from his pipe had by that time nearly burned itself ont the Wagon Box Aud top were destroyed and one of the horses considerably burned. But the list of or. Martin a losses from the contents of his Wagon made a matter of serious proportions. 60 dozen of eggs Aud eggs Are pretty High just no Many pounds of a number of chickens All were destroyed. In the Wagon also were 8 horse blankets that burned together with a new pair of shoes and a new pair of Over shoes. Talk of through electric read. The Bloomsburg daily last evening is responsible for the following although some Are inclined take a sceptical View of tie much reported trolley Road from Wilkes Barre through Sudbury nevertheless the persistency of the frequent reports regarding the same Aud tiie manner in which these Are received by the prime motors in trolley affairs strongly indicates that the proposed Road is far from visionary and will probably be an actuality realized in the surprisingly near future. The latest reports from Wilkes Barre Are that the proposed Road is be constructed by a company which is practically the same corporation that is building the present third rail line from Wilkes Barre Hazleton familiarly Guowu As the a Cannonball Quot and the same report says that the Road Down the Susquehanna will also run into the handsome new station now being built for the Quot Road in Wilkes Barre. If the present plans of the Meu Back of this project Are carried out As outlined they will in All probability buy no the rights of the Dauville and Sun Bury Road which will give them a right of Way through both of those towns. It is even intimated that it is in anticipation of this Purchase that the Sunbury line is now being held up. From Wilkes Barre the tracks of the Hazleton Road would be followed Empire Aud then would Branch off Nanticoke. From Nanticoke the Road would follow the old Pennsylvania casual Patli pretty much All the Way Down Northumberland. When a Bloomsburg daily Man interviewed atty. C. C. Yetter of the Danville amp Sudbury Road and other trolley men in this town regarding the matter they would neither affirm or deny the probability of such a Road going through they mostly smiled Aud looked Wise. However the impression was gained that such a project need Surprise no one even if work is started next Spring. A through line is bound come eventually they All Argee. Big party. A party of thirty two Dauville ladies had a most enjoyable Days trolley ont ing yesterday. They journeyed Briar Creek in the morning and after being delightfully entertained at dinner at the Home of or. And mrs. Henry Whitmire at Briar Creek they left for a tour of sight seeing in Berwick. Returning the Whitmire Home they partook of a Fine supper before returning Danville. In the party were mesdames Samuel Detweiler w. J. Williams e. S. Smith 11 Shick j. H. Eyerly William Sechler w. C. Williams James Brosius Anna harder u. Y. James g. Hullihen George . T. Findley Richard Whapham Arthur Myerly William Young Edward Diehl b. Ritter g. Reifsnyder j. Bates John Roadarmel g. Bondman h. Albeck g. Fenstermacher a. . Leig How. C. Waskius Alby Snyder w. Brent a. . Swayze and miss Dora Smith. Does it pay the Allentown morning Call has been considering the vilification and other unworthy elements of the recent Campaign nud wonders whether it really pays be a candidate even a successful one. Does lie satisfaction of serving the Public compensate for All the Mau who would be the servant is compelled undergo does an ambition hold Public position quicken the conscience under present Day methods a asks the Call. A ask the Man who has gone through the Campaign. A

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