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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - November 19, 1908, Danville, PennsylvaniaCap my amp in vol. 54�?no. 47danville pa., thursday. November 9, 1908 established in 1855 do. Irving h. Jennings Dkl 1st. Office Houra a. V. To 12 m you Mill St., i 1\ m. To a p. M. Danville a. Shultz m. 425 Mill St., Danville a. Tas eases of the stomach and intestine a special items condensed. Mrs. Serena m. F. Columbia widow of the Jato Hugh m. North a distinguished member of the Lancaster bar Lias Dou Areil $15,000 to St. Paul a episcopal Church Columbia to liquidate a debt of that . Ministers of new la Adle Are taking action jointly for tin abolishment of sunday funerals or at least limiting Thorn Only such Cut it As t in also lately . For shooting a Rabbit near emus Berks county without License. Lion batzigal.-, u foreigner Vagt on thursday fined a total of $<�0. The contract for the erection of the Panther Creek Hospital at Tau Aqua has been awarded to to. Andrew Brest in of Summit Hill for $30,000, Egar g. Rhoads a Rural free delivery mail Carrier of Athol Berks county. Expects to deliver All his mail by automobile giving the Best Rural mail service in the county. Owners of dogs in West Chester who refuse or neglect to the annual tax imposed by the Borough ordinances will be arrested and fined by the Burgess. Enos Nase of Sellersville Bucks county who is 93 years of age. Is still Hale Aud Hearty and goes office Here the state livestock sanitary Board very Busy in this Vicinity just now owing to the outbreak of foot and Mouth disease has decided to open a office in Danville to be in charge of or. . Sohock of Harrisburg assistant Dairy and food commissioner. The office to be opened will he in the sperring Block no. 235 Mill Street. Some alterations were made in the room monday after which the furniture was installed. The offi e will Coutain both the United and tie Bell a plumes Aud All business relating to the outbreak will be transacted there. Or Schock the assistant Dairy and fool in this City monday Forenoon prepared to take charge. By virtue of his position or. Schock is a member of the state live Stock sanitary Board. As such while hero he will he the assistant Ami representative of state veterinarian Leonard Pearson who is in charge of the work 11ore Aud to whom full Power to act Lias been delegated by the state livestock sanitary Hoard. Or. Sohock As assistant Dairy Aud food commissioner will give Especial attention to the quarantine As it re lates to the food Supply. Every Effort will he made to prevent products especially milk butter and Moat from Fiu Diug their Way into Market from farms where cattle Are infected. The work will he systematized and thorough. Under the system of surveillance it will be next to ii possible for any infected product to find its w Ayou the Market. Or. Schock real n k izes the magnitude of the task Aud lie Aud catches ground hogs with the vim. M. Remarked of a Man of loss Triau half ins age. Mrs. Sarah Bowers who died recent monday that lie expects to remain with us for several months. The staff of experts Here Are All by in Reading bequeathed $ >,000 to working under or. Pearson who has different Catholic charitable ius Titu a appointed the Federal inspectors agents Titus but As the will was Tunde Only a of tl0 livestock sanitary Board Twenty three Days before her death the the skilled veterinarians some Tyrenty in number Are All Busy every Day. Not Oulu Are the infected farms be bequests Are invalid. William h. Grim of Hamburg Berks county who has raised four crops of Alfalfa the pint season has placed thirty two steers in his Baru which lie expects to fatten with this crop a new Experiment for that Section. By the explosion of the boiler of a 300-barrel Oil Gusher near Butler on saturday evening William Aggas was fatally injured and Abner Hamilton seriously Hurt. The Well spouting Oil and Gas caught fire and hundreds of barrels of Oil were burned. O. Y. Rhoads of Amityville Berks county sold a stranger $50 Worth of chickens Aud he was tendered a Check for $100. Rhoads gave him the change Aud afterwards discovered that the Check was by telegraphing to the express company lie recovered his chickens Aud is out Only the $50 change paid out. The marriage Jast week of l. D. Kelly of Harmonsburg Crawford county Aud mrs. Mary Kierstead is the of a love Romance that Iliad its begin Biog in Virginia about the close of the War when Kelly was a member of a Pennsylvania regiment and mrs. Kierstead a widow living in Virginia. Kelly is nearly 80 years of age Aud his Bride a few years younger than lie is. The Sexton of Temple Soomro a brith in Reading discovered two men in the Temple playing cards on sunday when he locked the doors Aud telephoned for the police. Lieu lie went inside nud told the men that they would be arrested when they seized him took his keys unlocked a door Aud escaped. While a spirited horse belonging to Samuel t. Matthews of Pottsville was being driven along the main Street on saturday the animal kick Din the dashboard and shattered one of the Drivers legs. The Sharp ragged edges of the broken Bones severed artery and before the flow of blood i could be stopped the Man bled to death. The largest co Crete Bridge in Perks county hah just been completed at the Schuylkill River. It is 300 feet Long and Cost $20,000. The progressive citizens of Schuylkill have Schuylkill county Are working to secure a new Eug Laud Industry that makes Ball bearings Aud gives employ went to 500 persons. Three sewers in different parts of Pittsburg Bike on sunday because of the rain and sleet which fell. Tim Street damage Aud loss because of flooded cellars and Banc meets will be $500,000. The Lehigh Valley Coal company has started the construction of an immense Reservoir near its Blackwood Colliery Schuylkill county so As to be prepared to meet future Droutas. A Tunnel 1,000 feet Long is being dog through the Sharp and second mountains to reach the water of Black Creek. Ing closely watched but As far As possible the general condition of other herds concerning which there has been no report will be investigated in order to determine that nothing is con sealed. No time will be spent in treating any of the infected cattle with a Hope of coring them. The Large Force of men will devote themselves exclusively to enforcing the quarantine or in other words to eradicating the disease. How Long a time this May occupy is altogether problematical. At least some of the agents will probably be Here for Mouths to come. William Hendricks of Riverside who accompanied William Speiser to Forest Hill Union county on a Deer Banting excursion had the rare Good Luck to bring lows a flue Buck on the first Hunting Day of the season. Or. Hendricks accompanied by William Speiser Fred Moll and John Hendricks left Danville about noon sunday they clenched their destination safely and established themselves at the Forest Hill hotel. They started our in quest of game Early monday morning they hunted with indifferent Success during Tom Forenoon but Early in to o afternoon or Hendricks sighted a line Buck which pm killed at the first shot. During the afternoon the party saw it least half a dozen Deer Bur none of tiie Hunters succeeds in getting n shot boys skating on the River the fall of Snow was followed with a pronounced drop of Mercury monday to Ruig quite in keeping with the Stroug touch of Winter commented on in another column. At 5 a. In. The thermometer registered 12 degrees above Zero tie lowest of the season. The pavements were very Slippery. Drift ice formed of the River during sunday night passed Down Stream in Small quantities monday. At the silk Mill where the water is dammed up and consequently there is no current ice formed of the River along Shore. It was of sufficient thick Ness to Bear the Weig it of a Man and during the noon hour monday a score or so of boys employed at the silk a will enjoyed themselves skating. It Woald probably in difficult to recall a season when the River afforded skating on the 16th of november. The prevailing opinion seems to be that Milder weather will follow. Home persons Are still expecting Indian summer. It would he regarded As very unfortunate if Winter should set in with the River As Low As at present. Milder weather it is hoped will bring rain which with the melting Snow would have the effect of causing quite a freshet. Killed under Harry Ruff d. L. I in. John Miller Section Foreman on the Delaware Lackawanna and Western Raili Ond at Northumberland was ran Over Aud killed by the morning pass Euger train As it backed into the Northumberland station tuesday morning Between 11 and 10 o clock preparatory to starting of the northbound trip. He was in charge of a gang of men who were unloading a pile of tries from a car at the station. The train had entered the station Aud had been turned preparatory to starting Back. The baggage car was on the rear end As it has been the custom of the read to run its trains in ibis Milliner since it was found that the new station at Scranton was too Short to a a ammo Date u train of full length. As tin Ara swung around the curve iut the station Miller who did nut see them approaching Aud who was unmindful of the imminent peril was struck by the bkg Guge car and thrown beneath the wheels before Tom train could he brought to a Stop tie bad been practically ground to pieces and die i Hartly afterwards. The deceased was aged 13 years Aud was a Well known resident of Northumberland his Home being on Hanover Street. His wife died about a year ago. To is survived by one l. Miller. He is also survived by four daughters four Brothers Aud two Sisters. The deceased was a resident of Northumberland All his life and eni loved by the Railroad company for 40 years a Danville Man gets a medal Harry Rupp member of the Friendship fire company will be the next chief of the Dauville fire department. He was nominated at a regular meet aug of the Friendship fire company without any opposition. Each one of the four fire companies of the Borough in turn is permitted to name a chief of the department Aud his nomination is equivalent to election As no nominations Are made for chief by the other companies. Last year the Goodwill Hose company was entitled to name the chief of the fire department Aud it chos it William Shultz he Oln member of that company who during the past year Lias discharged tiie duties of chief in a very Able Aud impartial manner. Each of the fire companies has made nominations for assistant chief of the department with the chief will be voted for at the election to he held at the Continental Hose House on the first saturday night of december. As is the ease in the office for chief each of the candidates for assistant is sure to he elected. The number of received however will determine whether lie is to be first second or third assistant following custom the assistant in the Friendship company will rank fourth because that company has the naming of the chief. Following Are tiie assistants As nominated by the different fire companies Friendship John l. Tones Washington set i Lormor Continental Edward Graham Goodwill William lies. Income Talent entertainment sudden death at Schuyler or. And mrs. T. J. Rogers returned yesterday from a visit wit ii their daughter mrs. S. V. Border at Clearfield. Or. Archie Mcbride left yesterday for Lehigh county where he was sent by the government in connection with the outbreak of foot and Mouth disease there. He will return to Danville in a few Days. Harry Swank left last evening for a trip to Philadelphia. Or. And mrs. William Beaver and daughter Edna of Turbotville spent sunday with or. And mrs. S. F. Saul at Strawberry Ridge. F. Pursel Angle of Jersey Shore spent yesterday with his parents. Or Aud mrs. Frank c. Angle East Market Street. Mrs. Howard Woodruff returned to Boyd s station yesterday after a visit with her parents at Fishers ferry. Mrs. To. E. Shipple of Williamsport arrived in this City last evening for a visit with friends. Mrs. Ii. R. Meredith and guest miss Charlotte Stevens of Towanda spent last evening with friends in at Hinesville Pottsville. Fa., nov. 18. Mrs. John Sein of Minersville wife of a Well known Miner yesterday pre a listed her husband with triplets All of j them boys. They Are Lusty Little Fellows Aud the curiosity of the entire town. The husband a ardent Republican was so overjoyed when tiie news was broken to him that he named them a Roosevelt Taft am mrs. Katherine Levina Yerg wife of Martin Yerg. Died very suddenly at her Home at Schuyler six Miles from Washingtonville on monday night at 11.30. The deceased was 60 years of age and up to within a few hours before her death had been in excellent health. Mrs. Yerg Vas a widely known and highly esteemed woman and resided All her life in the Vicinity in which she died. Beside Iier i husband she is survived by six bods Aud four daughters As follows Harry of Lexington Nebraska t. B. Yerg of Washingtonville William of Turbotville George at Home Adam and Martin of Milton mrs. George w. Cromis of Washingtonville mrs. Calvin Fisher and miss Maud of Williamsport Aud miss Emma at Home. The funeral will take place Friday afternoon meeting at the Home at 1 of clock services will be held at St. James lutheran Church Turbotville of which the deceased was a prominent member. Rev. Manifold will conduct the services. Interment will to made in the Turbotville tax fight in Northumberland a bitter fight is of Between auth a cite Coal companies in Northumberland county Aud the con nov commissioners regarding figures covering Coal Laud assessments. The companies claim $200 in acre is a fair Price while the commissioners allege $300 per acre is none too High inasmuch As some of the Coal land is Worth much More than that figure. Judge Savidge will Likely give a opinion of the arguments some time this week. Hancock Sells hotel. George Hancock Northumberland county commissioner elect has sold the Good will Aud fixtures of the Van Kirk House in Northumberland to Andrew Lantz and John will take Possession at once. Sailed for England. Miss Minnie Zannard left yesterday for new York oily where she will embark on the steamship oceanic for England. Miss Zannard will spend several months with her parents in Southern England. Thanksgiving eve dance. Invitations have been issued to a dance to be Given in the armory thanksgiving eve. The committee is composed of misses Lorene Phill p. Kathryn Kemmer and Mae Dreifuss. On Best Laid plans Are sometimes Dis arranged in the twinkling of an Eye. % a great Many people will remember John l. Williams tiie brother of sheriff d c. Williams who As a former Dauville Man was widely known in this Vicinity Aud who at pics but is residing at Butler Morris Jersey. Several Days a it it the brother firemen of or. Williams at Butler presented him with a Gold badge in Honor of the completion of his forty fourth birthday. The occasion is pleadingly described in the columns of the Butler a rugs a a John l. Williams Steward for the Kinney Hose co., no. 1, is feeling quite Chesty since last thursday even ing but not without just cause for if there is a Man on Kinney s membership Roll who takes Pride in keeping the polished work of the Hose cart Shinin until one can see to part his hair by a glance Luto the brass mountings that Man is John l. Williams. A thursday night was regular Drill night and after going through various evolutions the members of the company were invited to March in a body to o. B. L. Hall where a great Surprise was in store for our Friend John l. Williams. His glance around the room took note of everything a a Well Laden table prepared for a Stag party pretty decorations in profusion tint it was not until his Eye became Foon sed on a Large Banner bearing the following inscription �?o1864�? John l. Williams�?1908,�?T�?T that he tumbled to the fact that thursday was his forty fourth that the elaborate goings on were in his Honor. It devolved Pou Hugh Mcmenamy to take the starch ont of our Friend until he closely resembled a wilted Collar of a very hot Day in August. In a Graceful presentation speech in behalf of Kinney Hose company or. Mcmenamy presented to or. Williams a Beautiful Gold badge inscribed As follows a presented to John l. Williams by Kinney Hose co. Butler Volunteer fire department nov. 5,1608.&Quot the response was a very very mild a thank you. A a a usually very voluble i wind in John los sails suddenly collapsed Aud lie was like a racing yacht becalmed at sea stationary. Hut his involuntary action was simply one of Joy. Too full for utterance done to you know especially after head partaken of All the Good things set before him including that famous Pennsylvania dutch dish Sou Crout which revived Many pleas nut memories of Happy Days spent in the Keystone state. Quot among the invited guests present who took part in the evening s proceedings was mayor Paul Witteck. The mayor was right at Home among the a a boys who protect our property from devastation by fire Aud he made a Short address of a pleasing nature. Quot Fred Holden of Middletown a. Y a Good Story Teller had been invited and responded in a Happy Frame of mind Aud kept the crowd in a state of Hilario Suess until it dispersed making All feel the better for having been present on the memorable Accas Ion of or. Williams birthday anniversary. A a when or w Illiams lived in Danville he was a prominent member of the Washington Hose company of this pity. His old company Here has extended an invitation to be their guest during firemen a week next june Bioh has been to opted. A musical comedy known As the a a winners of the Blue Quot will be held in the opera House on saturday night. November 28th, under the auspices of the Danville fire department the proceeds of the entertainment to be applied to defraying the expenses of the six county firemen a convention which will take place in this City next june. The �?�1 winners of the blues a is strictly a Home Talent performance. The musical comedy with its Catchy up to Date airs will give the Young people participating an excellent Opportunity to display whatever Talent they May possess. An essential feature of the entertainment will be the Quot dog show Quot in which appear a number of thoroughbred dogs from the Deer Park Kennel in Philadelphia owned by 4. Ii. Hirschi of Baltimore. Miss Clade Mcclary of Pittsburg who will Drill the amateurs for the performance arrived in this City toes Day Aud is registered at the City hotel. Miss Mclary is very successful Asau instructor Ami at the excellent entertainment Given at Lewisburg on monday night a Large measure of the Success achieved was attributed to her efforts. The performers who will participate in the entertainment Given Here next week Are rehearsing daily and already have got a fair idea of their parts. Aph thous fever or foot Aud Mouth disease continues to spread among the live Stock of the state although there has been no new outbreaks in this Vicinity during the week past. Danville centrally located in a territory in which a dozen or More farms Are infected continues to be the Headquarters for the army of trained experts who Are making warfare against the disease. The outbreak in Lehigh county has proven to be serious. Herds at three different Points Center Valley new Tripoli and Vera Cruz Are infected. The disease was carried to that county by cattle shipped from Buffalo at Vera Cruz which is a Point on the Perkio ubi Railroad 20 head wore found infected. All the cattle that had developed the disease in county were appraised killed Aud buried with As Little loss of time As possible. The agents of tie state livestock sanitary Board Are Busy looking up Ether cattle that were brought into the county with the same shipment that infected the three above named herds or. Pearson left yesterday morning for Snyder county where it was reported the disease had appeared. It was Learned Here during the Day that the Rumor was Correct. The on Thielk occurred near Middleburg where six cows were killed and buried yesterday. In addition seven other herds Are under suspicion. Five agents of the state livestock sanitary Board Are employed in Snyder county. That or. Pearson and those who stand nearest to him Here Are not at All reassured by these widely scattered outbreaks is quite Manifest. Or. Pearson has summoned to Dauville Twenty five Federal in the whole country As far we6t As the Missouri River the Moat expert veterinarians to he found who assisted in eradicating the foot Aud Mouth disease in new England. These men will arrive Here next week. They will immediately receive appoint meets from or. Pear son under the state livestock sanitary Board. Thus commissioned under directions they will go into Auy county of the state wherever tiie foot and Mouth disease May break out. The cattle have All been killed Aud buried on the several infected farms of Montour and Northumberland counties which includes those owned by Jacob Shultz Edward Shultz., Elmer k. Bogart David Fisher Norman Reed Aud Clarence Campbell. The Woik of killing and burying cattle was completed last evening. Disinfection of the premises is still in Progress. Hurphy for supreme court Harrisburg not. 18. Lieutenant governor Robert s. Morphy of Cambria is said to he under consideration for the place on the supreme court Bench which will be made vacant by the expiration of the Terra of chief Justice Mitchell at tiie close of the year 1909. This place is to be filled at the november election next year and friends of the lieutenant governor Are considering the advisability of urging ins name of the Republican convention in May. It is intimated that some of the Republican leaders who have Bren consulted take very kindly to the idea though others have suggested that it might be better to take judge Orlady. Of the Superior court for Justice Mitchells successor Aud put or. Murphy on the Superior Bench in judge Orlady a place. The disinfecting steam pump went into commission for to lies first yesterday on the farm of Edward Shultz the farm of Jacob Shult. Wuh disinfected tuesday a hand pump being employed. The steam pump a mechanism weighing nearly a ton was drawn from South. Dauville up the Shultz farm by the team belonging to the Washington Hose company. George Heimba Cli has been employed to take charge of the pump. Formaldehyde nud carbolic acid used in the process of Oisiu Fotion is being shipped to or. Pearson by the barrel. The state livestock sanitary Board can not reimburse the owners for the expense of burying cattle when killed by order of the state for for any loss that May he sustained in disinfecting the premises. In dealing with the outbreak Here As explained by or. Bennett last even Federal authorities supplement the state livestock sanitary Hoard in such a Way As to cover the entire loss sustained by the owner of cattle condemned Ami killed. This provides not Only for reimbursing the owner up to the full Market value of the animal but also pays for the burying of the cattle the disinfecting of the premises Aud the damage done to barns by tearing out stalls floors amp a. . Schock assistant Dairy Aud food commissioner yesterday spoke very reassuringly concerning the purity of the food Supply in the present emergency. There would really seem to be Little danger of infection from that source. All the infected farms Are under rigid quarantine. There is Small likelihood of the disease breaking out on any other farms in this Vicinity As All the cattle infected have been killed and those which were exposed have been traced Ami Are under quarantine. Tiie animals that Are slaughtered for beef Are inspected before they Are killed. The state livestock men Are very vigilant Aud wherever there is the least suspicion that cattle might be infected they make a personal visit to the premise s. The state livestock sanitary Board has been asked to inspect All the Dairy herds that produce milk sold in Danville in order that the health of the cows Mav be certified to and unnecessary alarm allayed. In order that this request might be complied with or. In ear Sou yesterday addressed a letter to the different dairymen of Danville requesting them to furnish him w Ith a list of the farms Fri which their milk Supply is John d. Mower a inmate of the Bey a Industrial school at Williamsport who Rau away from that institution on october 26, 1908, was captured at the Home of John p. Weaver. Toby run hollow last evening. He will be taken to Williamsport this morning. Some two or three weeks ago chief of police Mincemoyer received a communication from t. P. S. Wilson superintendent of tiie boys Industrial school explaining that the boy John d Mowery had deserted from the institution and asking that a search be instituted for him in this locality. Chief Mincemoyer got onto the Trail of the lad a week or so it was not until yesterday that lie was Able to apprehend him. Learning that the runaway boy was at the farm of John p. Weaver last evening the officers went up and took him into custody. He was placed in the county prison for Safe keeping. Chief of police Mincemoyer will take him to Williamsport this morning leaving on the 8 of clock p. Amp r. Train. The boy a twelve years of age and is a Bright intelligent m Jacobs Coxey visits Danville our former townsman Jacob s. Cox by of it. Vernon Ohio is spending a couple of Days in Danville looking up old acquaintances. Or. Coxey who was born in Danville is a representative of one of our oldest Aud most respected families. He has Many relatives in Liis Section As Well As a Large Circle of old time friends All of whom appreciate the pleasure of taking him by the hand after his Long absence. Although the fleeting years have left their Mark upon or. Coxey yet time on the whole has dealt kindly with him. He is still in the prime and vigor of manhood. The advertisements of energetic business people Are specially interesting just . S. Convention at Gettysburg Gettysburg nov. 18. Tiie sixth annual convention of tiie pen 1 Van a state Sabbath association opened in Christ lutheran Church yesterday morning with Many of the counties in the state represented. The sessions Are presided Over by Rev. Or. J. P. Sharp of Philadelphia Field dec rotary of the association. Yesterday was devoted to a discussion of the financial work of the organization. Encouraging reports of the Progress of the work were received from Many counties. La6t�?Tevening a mass meeting was held. It was addressed by Rev. Or. Edwin Heyl Delk of Philadelphia whose sub Jet was a the Sabbath and the r. William Bream of Gettysburg presi de. George w. Rockwell who has the contract for filling up the canal on the Hospital ground having pretty Well exhausted the Deposit of a6hes on the tip East of Railroad Street is preparing to haul material from the a a Meadows opposite the structural tubing works which Bias been used As a dumping ground for that Plant for Many years past. The dredging machine has already been removed to the new location Aud just now the Force of workmen Are employed in extending the narrow gauge track across Railroad Street from the old location to tie new. The change has involved a Good Deal of work Aud no material has been hauled for several Days past. The Deposit of ashes in the Quot Meadow a will prove Well adapted to filling up the canal and the dredging machine will no doubt work to a better advantage admitting of More rapid Progress. Or. Rockwell states that it will require four Days additional to Complete the work of filling up tiie canal above the Culvert at the Entrance to the Hospital grounds. He states that three weeks will be sufficient to Complete the filling up Between the Culvert and the Western Boundary of the Hospital ground. Taft will Cuba a visit Washington. Nov. 18. President elect Taft will be the first a Choice of the people a a As far As is known to leave the country Between the Date of Iii election and his inauguration to the presidency of the United states if he carries out his intention to visit Havana in january next to attend the inauguration of general Gomez As president of Cuba. The first intimation received Here that or. Taft was contemplating a trip to Cuba came in associated press dispatches from Cincinnati and Havana. /
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