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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - November 21, 1901, Danville, Pennsylvania\ Home paper a for lie hone the circulation of this paper is increasing rapidly. It Wil you to advertise in the american. A Fate i a a tills coi Tkv will never be entirely free until it supplies All of its own demands with its own Job printing the office of the american being furnished with a Large Assort Mea of Job Ietter and fancy Type and Jow material generally the publisher announces to the Public that he u prepared at All times to execute a the neatest manner Job printing fail kinds and desc Pylon. Subscription $1 per year vol. I no it or. Irving 11. Jennings Dix list. Office fours 9 .4./. To ii v 10i Mill St., i a m to j a. M. Dan till. A it i. Uhl ctr m. I 425 Mili. St., Danville in a. Diseases of the stomach intestines a specially Danville pa., thursday november 21. 1901.established in 1855. Our Knees before your orders. D k. W p. Angie. Dentist office 218 Mill Street. Teeth extracted without pain. Crown an a Bridge work a specially. Equipped with the latest and Moat improved instruments and prepared to most Dolfl Lault work. Or. H. Reynolds office opposite Boston store Danville a. Dentistry in All its branches. Charges moderate and All work guaranteed. Established 1892 condensed news. Coal haulers Are Busy. The Days in Roth Shorter. Thanksgiving Only a week Oft. Fix tip Yhr premises for the Winter. Already the storekeepers Are beginning to feel the impel is of Holiday purchasing. To a great extent patterns Are devoting a Good Deal of time to the inspection of articles they intend to dispose. F As gifts. Vith the Advent of colder weather tramps arc becoming More in microns on the South Side. Basket Ball and indoor sports Are returning to favor with the waning of the foot Ball season. Washingtonville should have a lockup. There Are growing indications that old Kris will be Able to use his sled this Christmas. Invitations were received in this City saturday for the seventh annual Assembly of the americas club Sun mry to be held on thanksgiving eve november 27th. The Tomisi. Will he furnished by the twelfth it evident band. The Prospect is that thanksgiving will not be wholly a Winter less affair. Parents cannot be too careful with their children at this time of the year. 8ee that they Are properly clothed. With a majority of people the most Inetie tag live to Ltd a exp ibo jut now is a pen of big fat turkeys. Football rooters have but a few Days left this he Ison. Next Sabbath in a majority of the sunday schools in the land a Short talk will be Given on the evil effects of cigarette smoking and facts connected with their use. Pledge cards will be distributed for signatures it is expected that at least one million signers will be secured and that the agitation will greatly assist in the general movement to abolish the cigarette. Phinney s band which up eared at the opera House in this City last Friday night will play in two town each Day except sundays and will tour the entire country by next May. Miss Margaret amme Rinan Danville a Well known assist at the concert to be Given by the Penn social or Chestra in the v. M c. A. Hall on december 17th. Frank Colley a Tenor Singer of Bloo Inbur j will also be heard. Very few houses for rent in this City at present. The twin daughters of or. And mrs. Thomas Vincent have recovered from an attack of fever very few tramps reach Danville lately the Wall along the c Eek at the Reading Iron works has been rebuilt. Skate dealers Are anxious for cold weather Davis the confectioner and Baker has purchased a Fine delivery Wagon. Shoe dealer Lunger has improved the front of High store with a coat of White paint Snow four inches thick was noticed on a number of Box cars parsing through this City on the Lackawanna Road yesterday. Storm doors Are beginning to loom up about the City. Certainly a Harbinger of void weather Dot not forget the Bazaar to be held on november 28, 29 and 30th for the Bene holy family Convent and orphanage approaching completion. The new by min at the holy family Convent and orphanage Heie Ali re is Jud now1 receiving it finishing touches in Point of Ari Angenent Ami modern and approved appointment s Easly ranks As one of the finest a it tract me of its kind in thin Section of the via e. Re Carpenter we re is i fished riot plasterers Are through with their work and out Little More a m in to be a Lone than the painting or polishing a of the Woodwork. 8ipm heat i area do installed an i the Structure from top to Bolt >111 in warm. The building As is Well known is of pleading exterior design and adds one Moro to he several imposing specimens of architecture that makes d Niue of a oils am eng her is ter towns. On the basement floor Are Bath bakery Kish in. Dish a a Hing a d vegetable Roo a s. All equipped with hie most modern labor saving appliances a feature of the bakery being a bread mixer run by Aya engine. In a separate budding a Large laundry embracing All Ilieus Esi in Wali ing machinery is being a to led. Here too w ii be a seven horse Priwer engine to operate the laundry and to 1-Irip boilers to furn so the steam for Healing and other purposes. The commodious Chapel forming the Southern Wing of he budding is const used with special reference to hie Comfort of the to members f the sisterhood who will Here have their Honre. The Chapel which takes in t c entire height of the building on a level with the second Story has a gallery pm Oil Nichting directly with the dormitories which will enable the aged or the sick to attend worship without climbing the stairs. In the Convent proper the h it ors above the basement Are Devoed to sleep no apartments sitting rooms and mom for the sick in connection with which there Are seven Large Bath rooms. The treatment of contagious diseases is Well provided for in the i pm building one department having a ill the equipment necessary being effectually isolated. Here is a bed mom. Sitting room with a separate Kitchen and cooking utensils in i he basement. Open work plumbing is found throughout the entire building together with All that is most modern in siem fitting j this Branch of he work As Well As the j placing of machinery was done by Joseph Lechner of this City. Council s Prapor ant action relating to blizzards run. The session of Council Friday night was of Especial interest it being the fir get meeting since the citizens meeting held in the c Hurt House on november 2nd at which a report was adopted recommending a method of getting rid of the nuisance in Blitz Irdis run and condemning the action of Council in certain matters i. Walked inti a trap in session Brief mention of the doings of your j Milton tigers downed at Dewitt s Park friends and acquaintances. Saturday. Mrs. B. P. Harris and daughter miss Mary visited friends in Bloomsburg yesterday. Miss Emma Gearhart was in blooms Burg yesterday. Mrs. Joanna Thompson of Philadelphia is visiting relatives in this City. Mrs j. W. Hovies is visiting friends in Sunbury. Pertaining to be weave. As was natural the proceedings of the session were largely shaped by the re i miss Gertrude Morgan returned to to t of i he citizens committee. The report itself was read by request which i. Vastire moved be spread upon the minute. The motion was seconded by m. I. L. Sechler but was lost by the following vote Yea a Davis Yastine m. I l. Sechler. Jone and Mclain. N Tys a George Sechler Fetterman and Brandt. A up Vastine moved that the Resolution previously passed by Council a hiring b. R. Gearhart and j. H. Goeser permission connect their sewers with b1 Zhaid run tie re minded and each be Given 30 Days in which to remove the Drain. The matter was embodied in two different motions each of which was seconded by m. I. L. Sechler. They both carried by the Ful owing vote a i Avis Vastine Fetterman m 1. L. Sechler Jones and Mclain. A so George Sechler Kemmer Laurer Dougherty and Brandt. George Sechler said that or. A Tine Hui Eif was pollute a the River with sewage i ruin his resilience and lie moved that he be ordered to Abate the the Drain wiihin30day Shamokin yesterday after a visit at the Home of her brother Harry Morgan. A front Street. Mrs. Russell Kelly of Sunbury. Is visiting her parents or. And mrs. Jesse Beaver Pine Street. Miss Elsie Shultz of roaring Creek returned Home yesterday after a visit at the residence of James Shuitz East Market Street. Mrs. D. A. Montgomery visited friends in Bloomsburg yesterday. Mrs. John Starr Cherry Street spent yesterday in Bloomsburg. Harry Eyer of Williamsport is visiting at the Home of William Wertman East Danville. Mrs. Frank Jacobs returned to Bun Bury yesterday after a visit with her parents. Or and mrs William Keener. Rough and ready Street misses Hettie and Bou lie Eckmair of roaring Creek visited friends in this City yesterday. Henrich Dornemann of Hazleton was in this City yesterday. John w. Shuman of Mainville was or. Vastine Pio est de that his sewer in this City yesterday a far below the water works and no or. F. E. Drumheller and Milton one had Ever been Beard to complain of Loeb. Esq. Of Sunbury. Called on Dan it. Or Dougherty seconded or. Sechler motion and in carried by the follow Joseph Gross in the toils. Joseph Gross. Hollow Street was arrested yesterday afternoon charged with assault and Battery. Monday night the defendant who had been drinking lately struck mrs. Lizzie Seaman Bis housekeeper and shot at her twice one of the balls passing through her clothing. Gross resisted arrest Locking himself in Bis House. The arrest was effected by officers min Etnoyer and Voris who were obliged to kick in the door. The thanksgiving service. The Rev g. E. I tuber t la As prepared a most interesting program for the Union thank giving service to be held in the Reform Church on that Day. Nearly every minister in the City will lie appointed to take some part. I he ervice which will be Brief will commence at 10 30 a. M. Sharp. The choir will sing several new anthems. a relational a ringing wid form a part of the program the assignments have in or As yet been made. Hoff Brothers winning laurels. Sydney and William Hoff silent of the Medico Chi. College Philadelphia Are winning Laurel As foot Bill players. On the ninth inst. In the game with the Philadelphia denial College Sydney mide two touchdowns while will made a 30 Yard run an 1 a tour Down on Saturn j lat in the game at Carlisle with the Dickin on Law school one of the Hoffa Boya made a 30 Yard Tun and a touch Down. Has resigned. O. R. Harris who has had charge of j. F. Tooley amp cons grocery store on Market Street Ever since the store opened for business it Olier 190 a resigned his position and 11 l Swank now has charge of the store. Or Swank has also been with Tooley so co. Ever since the store has opened and before coming Here served four years As a clerk in Tooley amp co s Shamokin St Ltd re. A squib try item. Ing vote yeas a George Sechler Fetterman Kemmer met Lam Dougherty Laurer and . Nays a Davis Vastine a i. L. Sechler and Jones. Or. A Tine moved that the Street commissioner of the Horn ugh of Dan Vil e notify the Danvi Lepoli a lithuanian brewing company not to throw or cause to be thrown put run to lie put thrown or Tun into commonly known As Sechler or blizzards run in the said Borough any foul or a Lions liquor washing from the brewery filth refuse water or any other foreign matter or substance whatever also to notify the Danville knitting Mills company Thomas West sup1., not to throw or cause to be thrown put. Run or cd use to be put or run any waste water filth or any other foreign matter or substance whatever into Aid Stream also to notify Henry Divel not to throw or cause to be thrown put. Tun or cause to be put. Or run any blood garbage entrails with or any other foreign matter or substance whatever into sail Stream also to notify any Ami All person residing along or near said Stream not to Rii Row or cause to lie Ville friends yesterday. Miss Bertha Cromwell is visiting friends in Turbotville. J. Wellington Shannon. Esq. Of Philadelphia is visiting his . And mrs. Joseph Shannon Riverside. A e Ward representing a the Vermont girl a a which will lie produced at the opera House thanksgiving night is in Danville today booming his attraction. Or cause Clyde Heddens of Washington Ville what is returned from Philadelphia last evening contractor George w Keefer of Sun Bury was in this City yesterday. Moyer Lewis of Bloomsburg was in town yesterday. R Diehl of Strawberry Ridge. Transacted business in this City yesterday. Mcclellen Diehl of Washington Ville was in this City yesterday. Miss Mary Moyer of Shamokin visited friends in this City yesterday. Miss Lulu Morgan of Kingston is visiting the misses Bassett. Mill Street. Benjamin Welch of Hughesville was in town yesterday. Mrs. George Sandel and daughter the High school foot Bull team won their first game for this season in a prettily played contest against the Milton eleven at Dewitt spark on saturday afternoon. The weather was Ideal for the sport and a Good sized and very crowd witnessed the struggle. The improvement in i he playing of the Danville team was very evident and in Point of cute inference mud in it Emble playing they showed ability above the average Danville won the toss and chose the West goal. Immediately after the kick off Leniger made a run of 40 Yards around Ruht end. Gross made a touchdown which was not allowed owing to its being made by a Forward . The Ball was brought Back to Milton s 10 Yard line and soon afterwards Maiers was up hed through Centre for the first touchdown. Good plays were made from that on to the end of the first half. Danville having it All their own Way by a score of 10 to 0. Milton made a touchdown in the second half. Tin Ball was on 1 no die a 20 Yard line when an at tempt was made to carry Rosenthal on their shoulders for n gain. Rosenthal fumbled the Ball and Green for Milton made the goal with Little interference. This was ail Milton could do Ami the game ended with a eco re of 20 to 5. Leniger played his a Ual Strong Gime. A number of new plays were made several without Ignal which proved successful. The line up was As follows Milton Danville. guard. Ang e Snyder right tackle. Dougherty foul right end Pegg Gensel left guard. Bailey tackle Gros Rya left end k Imond Soti Bare quarterback Rosenthal wands., right half Back. Mcclure Redcay. Left half Back Leniger Green. Full Back Maiers linemen Fisher and Gaskins. Timer Oglesby. Referee. Or. Angle. Umpire. Sypher. Time of first half 20 minutes second half 15minutes. Thrown put or run or Cau e to lie Pur or Hazel Are visiting friends in Berwick in. Any Akter i Lusel or any other tilth j f. Q. Hartman left yesterday fora dirt ashes rubbish Karine or any bnbine9s trip to new York other foreign matter or substance what Ever into said Stream under penalty of the Law an i the ordinances of the Sai l Borough of Danville in such behalf enacted. M. D l. Sechler seconded or. Vat Ines motion and it carried by the following vote yeas a Davis a Tine m. D. L. Sechler Fetterman Jones and Mclain. Navy a George a eerie Kemmer Dougherty Laurer and Brandt. On motion of or Laurer it was ordered Fiat the two policemen be furnished with Winter hats. George Sechler reported tint Reid ent in the Vicinity Ltd of Mill and Mahon my Irenio j it to Edward Fallon a Peanut Roa Ier. On motion therefore tie Resolution of previous meeting grand a my Filini Parmi Ion to remove Hilt a fit there on certain Ocea Ion a rescinded i. ,. W Swartz was grained per Mission to erect a Frame Tore and <1 Welling under a slate roof on South Side of East Mahoning Street ninety feet from the Mill Street line leg fractured. Challe Bill yer son of Jackson Bill Ever of near Exchange met with a had Acci Lent Friday last. He w is Lea i fit of the first Baptist Church in the ing a Blind horse which stumbled the room formerly occupied by Schoche j Hoof striking or. Bill Ever below the grocery store. Mid Street. The Public knee fracturing one fihe Bone is cordially invited to attend the housekeeper who persists in Wash Golden wedding ing pavements Cool mornings like yes ter Day certainly endangers the lives and limbs of pedestrians the Box social held by the ladies of the p. O. Of a in their Lodge rooms last evening proved a or at Success. A Short Lodge session was held before the social Danville would lie a Good location for a Large shoe factory. Miss Mary Harris gave a Musicale at her Home on lower Mulberry Street last evening the program was enjoyed by a Large number of guests. Take a Peep at the store windows As you pass along. They Are already Dis playing Many articles suitable for or. And mrs. J. R i ones Cross Street celebrated their fiftieth Weddig Anni ver Arv saturday mgl if. The Guet were limited to hie children Ami grandchildren of the couple. A Verven Joy ahle evening was spent. Thanksgiving at Christ Church. The thanksgiving services at Christ episcopal Church will be holy communion at 7 30 a m. Morning prayer and Sermon at 10 30 a in Christmas presents closed the kindergarten. The Mises Kase c used their Kinder Aries owing to the illness of Many of the Little tots attending the school first number of Star course. Phinney baud the first number on the y. M. A. Star Coura was heard at he opera House Friday eve. And the much add raised assertion that this number would be Worth the Price of he entire course was Well sustained in Point of modulation phrasing and style no better aggregation of wind instil ments has Ever been heard Here. A Well arranged program one that suited All Tosies was rendered in a manner or Phinney Isa conductor of much f rce. He made the most of every number an a responded readily to encores. The Well known pilgrims chorus from Wagner so it Annhu Era was played magnificently. The characteristic Span ish melodies by Langley were much a roved. The selection from that sue Cen Ful opera a Flora Dora was a most plea my number and was loudly a Lnu led. Bohumir Kryl the Cornelist covered himself with glory. He is a Complete master of the instrument his wonderful technique and expire Sive p having being a revelation to everybody. The Reed Section of Riis Bank is very Strong their precision in playing was an evidence of a Good bandmaster. The y m. A deserve much credit and Many thanks giving the music Loving people of this City so Good a concert f r a Good concert it surely was. Standing room of y was available Down stairs and a Good sized gallery also heard the music. Edward h. Reynolds has accepted a position at Salt Ste. Marie. Michigan. William Jones of Berwick was in town yesterday. Harry Snyder of Philadelphia is visiting his parents on grand Street. Mrs. Lizzie Fisher returned from a visit in Catawissa yesterday. Mrs George arms of Milton visited friends in this City yesterday. Mrs m. E. Williams returned to Milwaukee yesterday after a visit with friends in this City. D. G. Jones returned to Pittsburg yesterday after a visit with his parents. Nassau Street. Mrs. Mary Caldwell returned to Sunbury yesterday after a visit with friends in Danville. Mrs William Hughes left for Mckeesport yesterday after a visit at the Home of Thomas Bedea East Market Street. Mrs. Bertha Reed and daughter miss Katherine of Shamokin a visiting at the Horn of Harrison a South Danville mrs. Mary Herman returned to her Home in York yesterday after a visit with her daughter. Mrs. W. I. Lau master. Mrs. Lancaster accompanied her Mother As far As Sunbury. Or. J. P. Welsh of the state Normal school Bloomsburg. Is a guest at the Home of John Sechler ferry Street. Mrs. William Heddens and daughter Beulah left saturday for a visit with friends in Catawissa. Miss Margaret Mccormick West Market Street returned from Elmira saturday or. Ella Roto of Philadelphia is i icing her father Christian Laubach. Mill Street or John Jacobs Mill Street left sat j inlay for n i it with Friend in Hazleton or. And or. h. Reynolds spent sunday in Catawissa. M r Alva b Luther of Philadelphia is visiting at the Home of Frank Schoch East Market Street Warren Schultz of Philadelphia is visiting is Parent or. And mrs. I. M Schultz East Market Street. Or. Charles Jennings of Philadelphia is spending a few Davs with his Bro her or. I h Jennings West Market Street. Nine lives imperilled. Bigler d. Moyers family of nine per sons chide very near losing their lives by asphyxiation on sunday morning. Saturday last a new parlor Heater was installed in the Mojer Home 24 went Mahoning Street. Mrs. seems had not been properly instructed As to regulating the stove and during the night it threw out a vast volume of Sulphur. About 4 30 of clock a. Mars. Moyer was awakened with a violent headache. She a quite dazed but arose from her bed for Relief. In an adjoining room she it ii 1 one of her daughters lying on the floor in a Semi conscious state. Hall Way Down the stairs she found a younger daughter. Ivy lying totally unconscious. Or. Moyer called for help and threw open the windows. The entire family however were More or less under the influence of the Gas and with one exception it was difficult to arouse them or. Newbaker was called. Several of the family were found quite sick but they found Relief in vomiting. Under treatment they All improved. Insane Man at Large for Over captured saturday. Year county Institute of Ned in this pity monday with a Large attendance. An insane Man who had been at Large for Over a year saturday afternoon last walked into u trap in thin City. As chief of police min Etnoyer was making his round he was accosted by a voice which seemed fam Riviar and it took him Only a moment to recognize the speaker As John Ryan a former patient at the to Pital for the insane at this Placo who made his escape when the Transfer of patients was made from this place to Retreat last summer a year ago. Ryan no is about 40 years of age is Felt pm Luzerne county. Who re a number of his relatives still reside. Our chief of police was formerly an attache of the Hospital and he knew Ryan Well. He says that although incoherent and flighty he was apparently not at All Dan Petous. But Little Hope was entertained of hearing from him again after this lapse of time until he so oddly turned up in this City saturday. The poor fellow talked very freely of his wanderings. He said that he was As far As Washington d. C., but that he spent the most of the time during the interval that he was free in and about the Coal regions. He tried working in the Coal Mes but lie said he had not the strength for that kind of labor and found that he could get along better among the Farmer where the work was i Gater. His hardships were Many sleeping at night wherever he could find a shelter which As often As not was in a station Bouse or lock up. Chief min Etnoyer says that when Rvan was in the Hospital his one desire was to obtain work. 4, i were Only out of Here a he would say Quot i could get a his object in accosting the chief saturday was to enlist his Aid in obtaining work. The officer told him they would see about work on monday. Meanwhile be explained he would take him to the jail where he would be provided with food and a Good bed. This was rather More than the insane Man was accustomed to and he did not object. Or Mayberry the superintending phys inn at Retreat was communicated with by Telephone and he will adopt what measure Are necessary to authorize the patients . A the making of a a Large audience assembled in y. M. A. Hail tuesday night to Bear the lec Ture of Rev. J. Henry Haslam d. I pastor of the first Baptist Church of Williamsport. Or. Haslam chose As his theme a a the making of a the discourse was a very Fine one forcible in Dic Ion and keen and analytical in thought. Dwelling at length on human greatness and it function the speaker proceeded in a very tilling Way to define the Subtle forces that work upon our natures to bring out within u9 the Best possible lower of manhood. The lecture was preceded with a musical selection by the choir of the Mahoning presbyterian Church. A a the personality of Rev. Or. George d. Penepacker of Williamsport who exchanged pulpits with Rev. H. Harman preached a Strong and characteristic Sermon at St Paul a m. 17. Church sunday morning last. Or. Penepacker is looking exceedingly Well. To is still in the vigor and prime of intellectual and physical manhood. Aii a Iii Sermon sunday morning which had As its theme a the personality of god a takes rank with the Best of the Many masterpieces of thought and eloquence which have been preached at St. Paul a during its Long history. Logical convincing in the argument advanced to prove the existence and divinity of Christ it was at the same time a powerful and effective plea for a personal Saviour. In the personality of Christ to saw reflected the personality of god and lie dwelt upon the theme in such a Way As to drive Many cherished truths Home to the hearts of the congregation. The Sermon which was preached Sun Lay morning for the first time w As one on which or. Penepacker has been working for four years. It represents the Best thought and most profound study of his life. Its delivery occupied one hour and ten minutes yet during the whole time the Large audience present sat rapt without the least evidence of weariness. Curry Foust injured. Curry Foust met with a painful Accident monday night. He was a harnessing a team about 7 o clock when one of the hands threw a Balo of Hay Down from the loft which frightened the horse and caused them to rear and plunge in their stalls. Or. Foust was struck and knocked Down How to does t know whether with the hoofs of one of the horses or the animals Teeth As he threw his head around. Or. Fousty a face was badly lacerated and he was Oil ged to take his bed. Teachers annual excursion. At the Institute tuesday or. Welsh announced that the annual excursion of the Bloomsburg Normal school to Washington d. C., will take place next month. The excursion will leave Bloomsburg monday december it retiring Friday evening following. An invitation to accompany the excursion w As extended to the Danville teachers. The expenses of the trip including Railroad fare hotel charges and a trip to it. Vernon is on v 14. A new lumber wharf. The d. L. So w Railroad company have recently completed a Large wharf along their tracks at the extreme end of Northumberland Street beyond the Reading Iron company Mills. This wharf which a 300 feel in length and ten feet High is for convenience in loading lumber tested and found satisfactory. The live Hundred feet of new a fire King Hose purchased for the Friendship fire company of Wise a Bailey Philadelphia was tested at the water works saturday afternoon in the presence of several members of the fire company and messes. Dougherty and Brandt of the fire committee of Council. The intention was to be the Borough Steamer an the Hose could thereby by subjected to a heavier Strain than with the pressure obtained at the water works. The Steamer was brought out but before the test could be applied the suction pipe Bursto to which put the engine out of business. The Hose was then connected with Tho fire plug at factory and front Street and by testing 100 feet lengths at a time the pres mire that of 110 pounds was found sufficient. The Hose stood the test very Well without any indication of leaking at the couplings where the others rejected were found defective. They were accordingly accepted by the fire commit tee into whose hand the matter had been placed. The test was conducted by Otto j. Welp of Philadelphia who illustrated the use of the new Cut off Spray no be recently purchased by the Borough the jewish thanksgiving. The thanksgiving services at by Nai Zion synagogue will he held in the evening at 7 of clock. Rabbi Adolph Meyer will read the English service and will preach an English Sermon. His text will be from Tho 5flih psalm 23rd verse a who so offer eth Praise Glor Fieth me and to him that order eth his conversation aright will i Shew the salvation of the choir Wili sing special music. J. J Newman will sing a Solo and Herbert a it be and miss Gertrud Heim will Render a selection from violin and piano the thirty sixth annual session of the Montour county teachers a Institute opened in the High school monday afternoon under the most auspicious Cir Cunis ances. Seventy four of the seventy eight teachers employed in the county enrolled their names while aside from the attendance which was unusual for the first session there was a degree of a Al and interest manifested which augurs Well for Tho Mcneial Success of the remaining sessions during the week. The Institute was called to order at 2 of clock by county superintendent Vav. D. Stein Bach who assisted by Borough superintendent u. L. Gordy will preside during the week. Fred Ream was Choen Secretary. Messes. Clem. Wagner and d. N. Dieffenbache Are enrolling clerks. Devotional exercises at the opening session were conducted by Rev or. W. I. A leans. The Institute joined in singing a fall Hail the Power of Jesus mi8 Viola Young officiated at the Oivan while professor e. B. Barnett principal of the third Ward schools led the singing. The music is in Good hands and the singing in which the whole Institute joins. Oris expected to join will no doubt prove a pleasing Aud inspiring feature of the weeks work. Pro. H. Albert of the state Normal school Bloomsburg was expected o occupy a period monday but be was unable to be present. This gave the whole afternoon to or. S. D. Fess of Ada. Ohio who delivered two introductory talks one before and the other after recess. Or. Fess combines with Ripe scholarship and experience in teaching a most pleading personality a gracious manner and the Happy faculty of making himself understood. He will dwell largely on history and civics and monday merely outlined his work for the week embracing the Opportunity however to weave in Many practical truths relating to the work of teaching. In teaching history he said the text hook8 afford an Opportunity for falling into error As to method the facts being generally arranged in chronological order without any regard to the relation which naturally exists Between fact and fact so that history becomes difficult to memorize and equally hard to retain. Cine fact it should be remembered 19 Only one in a Chain of facts. The Law of cause and effect is to be observed Aud any attempt to teach history without observing this Law and the Law of the mind will end in failure. He would take a principal say slavery and in connection with it he would teach All the that relate to it although they might cover centuries of time. Under the topic chosen As an example Are Many leading facts of history which can never be forgotten if studied in their proper relation. They include the introduction of slavery the various compromises especially the Compromise of 1820, the omnibus Bill dred Scott de Cirion. John Brown s raid secession civil War emancipation proclamation fifteenth amendment a. After recess or fess gave a decidedly instructive talk on the a personal Side of county Institute reconvened tuesday morning at nine of clock with nearly a full attendance of teachers present. Devotional exercises were conducted by rabbi Adolph Meyer the Institute joined in singing after which Borough superintendent u. L. Gordy indulged in some remarks relating to the excellent results attained in teaching the Pollard system of Reading. His talk was followed with a class Drill by miss Jennie Lawrence to illustrate her method of teaching Reading during the first year. There were some fifteen Little ones in the class All wide awake Tui thoroughly familiar with the subject. Or. E. G. Bible of East Stroudsburg and or. J. P. Welsh of Bloomsburg made their first appearance before the Institute during the Forenoon or Bible gave a very edifying talk on a expression in Reading a a he Isa Man of splendid attainments and a most pleasing speaker. His address was Well received. Or. Welsh dwelt on a the personality of the personality he said is greater than the idea and makes the work a Success or a failure. He dwelt upon the essential elements that enter into personality accentuating scholarship and agreeableness. The last period of the Forenoon was occupied by or. Fess on a Otte evolution of political he said that while partisanship should be avoided in teaching history yet it is necessary to teach politics. Our government will always be ruled by two great parties while new parties which will arise from time to time have a Noble work to do in cultivating Public opinion. In this connection he showed How both the democratic and Republican parties have reversed themselves. Finally espousing the same Issue which earlier in their history they strenuously opposed. Our country is Safe in the hands of any political party Only when watched by the jealous eve of the opposition. By using the Black Board or. Fess very clearly illustrated his method of arranging the different topics making up this subject of history. Or. G. P. Bible spoke on literature taking As the basis of his remarks a a trip to the land of Evangeline a giving the historical incidents of the Settle reception continued a Page 4, second column delightful event in the High school hoc Day evening. The reception tendered the team Berk irom the Rural districts by the Corpa of Borough teachers in the High school monday night was unquestionably one of the most enjoyable functions of any sort that was Ever held in connection with the county Institute. It was a purely informal affair. Half an hour or More was spent in hand shaking during which the teachers were brought face to face with each other in 1 very pleasant Way As Well As with the instructors of the week and others who have the cause of education near at heart. During the evening the following interesting program was rendered piano Solo,.�?olevbacb. A miss Anna Divel. Recitation quo first Snow fall Quot Florence Trumbower. Piano ,."escantillo,&Quot miss Moyer and Keber Moyer. Duett Quot dream faces Quot miss Sanders violin. Miss Ritter piano. Piano Solo quo Gypsy Rondo a miss May Rooks. Recitation. Quot miss Edith helps things along Quot miss Florence Price. Piano Solo a Torch eight dance a miss Meyer. At Tho conclusion of the exercises refreshments consisting of ice Cream and cake were served to the entire assemblage. This was a feature by no Means the least enjoyable and helped to round out an event which on the whole was a manifestation of Good feeling and Fellowship most highly esteemed by those whom the reception was intended to Honor. Following is a list of teachers in the county the most of whom were present at the reception Borough superintendent u. L. Gordy principal of the High school j. Carey assistants d. N. Dieffenbache and mrs. E. A. Coulter Ward principals Frederick Ream and e. B. Barnett misses Allie m. Musselman Rose Gallagher Katharine Bennetts Rachel Goodall l. Malissa Bloom Winifred Evans Mary Welsh Elsie m. Wilson. Sarah Moyer Laura s. Divel Sarah Pritchard Blanche Lowrie Tillie James Janet e Pickard Mary Williams Sarah s. Wilson m. Alice Bird Catharine Cunningham Viola Young Jennie Law Renic Sara Cunningham and Nellie Gregory. Anthony township Jas. A. Ellis Clemens Wagner g. W. Williams moot Derr Belle Derr Hannah Sechler Homer Smith Mollie Johnston. Cooper township Edith Kellar Lillian Hidlay. Derry township Amandus Shutt Annie Lowrie j. Bogart Nora hed Dens. Annie Wentzle Bertha crossly. Limestone township Elmer Schnure Herman Schnure a. Feinour Kathryn Wagner a. M. Clapp Isaac acor. Liberty township John Long g. M Robbins Mabel Robinson Maggie Robbins Lizzie Moore Hattie Boudeman Mary love Lewis rout Annie roat. Mahoning township Maggie c. Mad Den w. S. Diebert Samuel Krumm Blanche Campbell Gertrude Mapstone Clark Enterline. Mayberry township Lillian Gotshell Bessie Meitler. Valley township Bertha Appleman Mazie Wintersteen James Curry Minnie Roberts Carrie flick Annie Hydier John Mack. West Hemlock township Park Moore Effie Arnwine. Two Brothers seek death. \ shocking suicide occurred on River Hill this Side of Catawissa Early tuesday morning. Young Ray Hartman Nineteen years of age arising from Bis hed Between 3 and 4 a. N�., proceeded to the Burn and hanged himself on the Susie spot where his elder brother Frank committed suicide two years before. The two Brothers employed precisely the same manner in seeking death that of hanging these ves with the Hay rope. The news was telephoned Down to some acquaintances in South Danville yesterday morning and caused quite an excitement As the family of the deceased boy is Well known not Only in South Danville but in this City also. No cause can be assigned for the suicide except that the Young Man was Labouring under a fit of temporary insanity. Along with his father and younger brother he retired about Midnight on monday he was then in the Best of health and in his usual Good spirits. About 4 of clock tuesday morning the younger brother awoke and found that Ray was not in bed. The boy aroused his father and a search was instituted which resulted in the discovery of the lifeless body suspended from the overhead in the barn. Nursing a sore foot. Spencer Vastine now a student at Dickinson College Carlisle arrived in South Danville last evening. Or. Vast Ine was accidentally struck in the right foot by a ten pin while in a Bowling Alley at Carlisle last week. The Bruise he received developed an abscess which has become very painful rendering him quite lame Aud obliging him to relinquish his studies for the present. Or. Vastine will remain at the Home of hie parents or Aud mrs. Hugh Vastine. South Danville until Able to return to College. Miss Jennie Williams of Williamsport returned Home yesterday after a
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