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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - November 24, 1904, Danville, PennsylvaniaHome paper a for melt we the circulation of tins paper is in a this country will never he entirely free until it supplies All of its own demands with its own subscription $1 per be for vol 49-no 47 Dan Ville. Pa., thursday november 24, 1004. Established in 1855 do. Irving ii. In macs dex11st.�? if fire hour t a. V to n m it Ltd Mill St. I a. .1/. To a la. M Ihil trill. / a a ill. A i a i x Mill sire Jill 11.17, m. 425 m .i. St., Dan i k. I a. Diseases of the stomach and i special to a a a. In. , dentist him a is my Etell kit the eel w 11 i frown hint Lar tilsit work a i specially. A Wulpi to with tin intern and r. A it improved instruments Tel to execute the most diff Reimt work. Or c. H. Reynolds dentists l is Mill St., Danville a. 1 is try in All it branches. Charges moderate and All work guaranteed. Established 1ns2 condensed news. Market eur or Way contract the Pav jux fever next year Uter it line so mme r look out for a Winter limiting act i lands Are in season and in being report d with the usual be Dulanty. Its dangerous to be Safe in the Woods nowadays. Phis is the beginning of the season when for the safety of pedestrians sidewalks should be dry swept instead of washed. A Large number of Hunters have Al Teady been wounded while out a Wiloh lot of game seems to have escaped. Judge s o wart of Frau Klir. County Lias rendered a recent decision of the right of Way which everybody should know. Pedestrians have the first right on the Road Beu vehicles and lastly Automo Bih s. A Bonfire was held on the blooms Hurt Normal school Campus last even my in Honor of the Victory of the Normal foot Ball team Over the Wyo in us 3 a minaret Elveu la t saturday. A substantial sidewalk is that which the Reading Iron work a is putting Down in front of its Mill Street building. Formerly a the people s it is not to be surmised that Turkey proofs will take a Tumble today. Dortero a sons Are patting Down a flags Rone pavement in front of their a furniture store. It will add greatly to the appearance of that Section. Hunters in Danville and Vicinity Are complaining very much Over the Scarcity of game in this Section. The recent attention give to Young grandmothers in the press of the state a brought out the fact that Hazleton has a worn in Only 21 years of age who is the Mother of five children All healthy and sound. With the approach of Winter the vicious element which is More scattered throughout the country during the open season flock to the towns and cities and burglaries and crimes Are More numerous necessitating greater police activity and of the part of citizens. The state of Pennsylvania now owns �582,828 acres of land which have been set apart for the growth of frees. There Are five Hundred million acres of growing forests in the United states outside our insular possessions. And yet it is estimated that the annual consumption of Wood is twice As great As its growth. This fact slows the importance of fore try As a National Industry. It is second Only to agriculture. Columbia county Farmers say that this has been on of their most prosperous years. Ome of. Pol ice mince Moyer is ill at his h me in the City Hall building. There a Good Assurance that the rebuilding of the Berwick Bridge by t he state will be started this Winter uniformity in sidewalk lines add much to the appearance of Mill Street. To far As weather conditions have been concerned no one can find fault with the present autumn. The season is so far advanced that we can scarcely in be for Many More Fine warm Days this fall. Thanksgiving Day Marks the close of the football season an Eoas Wontor Relief. A matter of health at the a Guiar meeting of Council Friday a e following members were pres in m sirs. Reifsnyder Swank fest uni Cher Boyer. Goeser Lloyd David Gibson Joseph m. Gibson Dietrich and Vamie who was made president pro Teui in the absence of or. Davis. After the approval of the minutes As read by clerk Patton much interesting business was considered. To e school Board in a body App arid before Council with or. Harpel acting As spokesman and remonstrated against the cutting of the pavement at a the third Ward school building to allow the piloting of a trolley pole. Or. Reifsnyder of the streets and Bridges committee explained that the pole was placed where it is Only after careful consideration of the matter being then put in the Best possible place according to the opinion of messes. Reif Snyder Aud Goeser who had thoroughly gone Over the situation. He maintained that while some poles Art in the Street where they should not be this is no reason for the streets and Bridges committee to continue a bad practice. Or. Goeser spoke most decidedly against placing any poles outside of the curb. Messes. Adams Fischer and Green of the school Board also spoke of the question. No action was taken on the matter but probably the placing of the pole Back on Tom school grounds will be allowed if Tlle school Board desires. A petition was read asking Council to return the Curbstone Market to Mill Street. It was signed by about All of the merchants of the Street. A motion of or. Lloyd to return it on the first Market Day in december was pasted. The question of getting an automatic Street sweeper was discussed and the matter will be looked into. Or. Fenstermacher reported the water works Wall completed and a Good Job Dene. The other committees reported of several minor matters or. Reifsnyder reported that or. Hughes of Watertown states that the engine for the Light Plant is nearly ready to ship. A motion of or. Lloyd to continue the Street lighting to 6 o clock in the to Ruig was carried. Engineer Keefer submitted the following figures Cost of paving As far As completed 21,701.27 estimated Cost of the uncompleted portion $3,904.53 total Cost of Street. $25,605.79. It was decided on motion of or. Goes or to have the finance committee look into the paving matter relative to proofs being Given by or. Rogers that his paving Bills Are paid Aud report at a special meeting of Council to be called to effect a settlement with the contractor. The following Bills were paid Borough department. Employees .$82.50 e w. Peters. 40.00 g. E. Roat .10.50 Street work. .85.88 Light Plant work16.50 welliver hardware co. 78.77 t. N. Reifsnyder. 7.80 h. Prentiss. .84 Sarah a Coupe. 6.00 water department. Employees. $141.50 labor on streets. 21.00 g. E roat. 4.00 Josych lecher. 22.75 Friendship fire co. 1.63 work of Wall. 79.50 welliver hardware co. 68.52 Fisher and Everhart. 132.25 x. P. Leduc. 10.00 est. Of c. Lao Bach. 5 56 t. N. Reifsnyder. 3.48 David Grove. 2.50 e. W. Peters 10.00 h. B. Patton. 20.00 &�kin0 powder absolutely pure has no substitute storing machinery. Bairy Caldwell amp Leonard yesterday dismantled their Tramway running from the abutment to the first pier Aud removed the rails Aud Woodwork to tie Philadelphia amp Reading Railroad Yard East Mahoning Street. The derricks engines Aud other machinery have also been stored in these Yards. Daring the past week the finishing Loaches have been made about the piers. All debris Lias been removed and the Sardou dings levelled off. The employees of this firm have made Many friends during their stay in this Vicinity Aud As the time draws near when the completion of the abutment necessitates their departure the men Are Loath to leave. They speak in the highest terms of the treatment they have received on both sides of the River and when not on duty time has passed very pleasantly for them. They have but Little work left to do and in Teu Days they will have entirely completed the Job. Part of the heavy Inu work for the upper Section of the Bridge was raised and Placid in position on the sooth Side yesterday. A Good idea of what the Bridge will look like can now to obtained. The work progresses very rapidly. Badly burned. An Accident occurred at the Reading Iron works yesterday afternoon that resulted in badly burning the arms and hands of George James a a dragger out a in the guide Mill. James was pulling a six Inch bar from a train of Rolls when he slipped Aud fell Forward. In trying to save himself he threw out his hands so that they came in Contact with the red hot Iron. The Palm of his right hand and his left Arm from the wrist to the Elbow were the parts most seriously burned. May Resi Del 111 i a serious stabbing affray occurred on North Mill Street saturday evening As a result of which William Lake lies at the White horse in Tel m a critical condition and David m Gill tie perpetrator of Ali fiendish act is a fugitive from Justice. No reason has been ascertained tor the commission of the deed an i As far As could be Learned there was no quarrel Between the two men. Lake was standing at the Corner of Mill and Hemlock streets when lie was Srah Hel. Both Mou walked into the Whit a horse hotel afterwards and were arguing when ordered to desist by Charles Beyers the landlord. Magill Hen left Aud Lake said to Beyers a a what doctor would you get a a Beyers who did not know the Man was Hurt answered a Why Thompson if Yon need Lake replied a ooh i need it in 1 guess in a done for a a and at my same tune throwing open his coat he showed Beyers an awful Cut in the Groin through which the in Tessin s were protruding. Beyers was horrified at the Many a could Tiou and at once had him put to bed and summoned a physician or. C. C. Shultz and or. W. R. Paules both responding to the Call. They saw at once that the Case was a serious one. Though the intestines were not punctured they had to be put in place and six stitches inserted in the wound. Or. P. C. New Baker the injured Man s Phi Sickau was called sunday morning. The patient before and during Flie operation showed a remarkable nerve never flinching nor showing any sign of pain. His condition while ter Iona is not beyond Hope of recovery. He had but Little fever yesterday an i it evening the Chanos seemed favourable though it will be several Days before the physicians will by Able to give a decided opinion in the matter. Should blood Poison or peritonitis set in the Case will terminate fatally. David Magill the Man who did the stabbing is known As a a hard my his reputation is More or less unsavoury and lie has figured in Many brawls and disturbances heretofore. When drinking especially lie is of a quarrelsome Dispo Ilion with a tendency to bully anyone who comes within re a h he is a Man of but few friends Aud was generally avoided. He disappeared after committing the deed Success fully eluding the police. Officer Voris made every Effort to locate him and telephoned to the police in All the nearby towns to be of the Lookout for him. It is supposed lie crossed the nver Aud got on an East hound Coal in ii. William Lake is a son of or. Aud mrs. James Lake Sidler Hill Aud i-28 years of age. He is a stove Mounter employed at the stove works Ami bears a Good reputation. Much regret was expressed Over the unfortunate occur reduce which has caused much excitement about the town. The Danville fire department will hold its annual election on saturday evening december 3rd. A chief Engineer and tour assistants will be elected. Nominations were made on nov Ember 12th. Each company takes its turn in electing a chief and this year the Honor will go to the Friendship fire company Edward Purpur Lias been nominated without opposition. Four assistants will also he elected Oue from each company. Those nominated Are Harry Rapp of the Friendship company Willard Fetterman of the a Wash ies a John Ward of the Continental Ami William lies of the Goodwill Hose company. Their rank from first to fourth assistant is determined by the election. The election will he under the supervision of the retiring chief Engineer John Sherwood of the Goodwill company assisted by secretaries John g. Waite of the Friendship William Davis of the Washington Alfred Mellin of the Continental and Alexander Mann of the Goodwill companies. The election will he held at the Friendship engine House on ferry Street. M Mars of the Danville fire department will in the near future Wear badges for the purpose of identification to Jermit them Roget inside of the fire lines in cases of Large conflagrations. At Many fires it is impossible to keep spectators from crowding close to i lie burning buildings Aud in Many cases the firemen a hampered in their work. The great danger of Accident also makes it imperative that no Oue should be allowed close to a fire and it has been decided to put up fire rops to hold the crowds in Check. The badges Are supposed to be worn constantly. It will not be necessary to pin them on in a conspicuous place but in such a manner that they can he a ill shown to the guards and police win n it is necessary to get inside the fire due. Hereafter no one will be allowed to get scene of operations Aud this Rule will be rigidly enforced. The badges Are made of Germau Sil ver and Are shaped like a maltese Cros. They Are patterned after those worn by the Philadelphia firemen and will be inscribed with tie name Aud number of the company the wearer belongs to. They Are about an Inch in diameter and were made by a firm in Philadelphia they Are expected to arrive by the end of the week. Old timers Defeated. The game of Basket Ball at the Arm Ory tuesday Between the Danville old timers and the Bao Kneil independents resulted in a Victory tor tie latter. A Large crowd witnessed the game and the excitement at times High. Both teams played hard to win hut the goal throwing of the visitors was frequently without interference which should have prevented the plays Aud consequently resulted in increasing tie Lead which the visitors attained from the Start. In the second half Barry and Harry Bedea were substituted for Gaskins Aud Dougherty respectively Aud each played his opponent creditably hot the visitors were out tor a Scalp Aud their Hopes were realized in a substantial Mauuer As the following score will show. Old time is. Bucknell Independent. Hayes Bedea Forward Leonard f. Klasic Forward Grier Sechler. Couter. Lose Gaskins. Guard. Claypool Barry guard Dougherty guard Mon Inch Harry Bedea guard goals from Fields Hayes Bedea 2 Kuse 4 Sechler 3 Gaskins 2 dough Erv 1 Leonard 5 Grier 4 lose 4 Claypool 1 Mcninch 3. From fouls Grier 1. Time of halves 20 minutes. Umpire Rosenthal. A More gentlemanly lot of players than the Buo Kuell team never appeared on the Home floor and their future appearance will always be welcomed by the lovers of the game. A Peculiar Accident. One of the horses of a team being driven by Samuel Wertz a teamster in the employ of contractor d. Rogers Hud a dangerous fall at the of degrade crossing on Walnut Street tuesday noon the Accident being of a kind most unusual. Wertz was ban ling crushed Stone and had driven the horses of a Large pile of it lying along to e Side of the Road. While the Driver was unloading the Wagon the Stone on which the near Side horse was standing gave Way Aud the horse Tell rolling Over the Bank. The harness snapped at several places but a heavy Chalu attached to the Wagon Tongue and horse cellar prevented the animal regaining Lis feet. The gang of italians who Are employed of the excavation rushed to the Rescue which was made with some difficulty the horse having to be lifted almost bodily and helped to his feet. The animal though Tremblau was quiet and did not seem As much excited As the italians. Defeat not discouraging. Many expressions of astonishment a have been heard relative to the Large score rolled up by the ninth regiment i Basket Ball team against the Danville a Hoys on Friday evening lat. With All the big score it was a remarkable exhibition and Danville certainly made a Good showing. Band holds dance. The dance Given by Stoesz band at the armory of saturday evening was j largely attended and was a Success in every was the hand made a Short a Parade before the dance. The music rendered was excellent and showed a marked improvement. In a runaway. Mcclellan Diehl of the Well known firm of Cotner amp Diehl Washington Villo merchants had a Moat thrilling experience while driving a fast horse at the Billmeyer farm on saturday morning. Or. Diehl had some business to transact with or. Billmeyer Aud happened to arrive at the farm about the time that Harry Billmeyer was exercising his trotting mate Clara which he a few Mouths ago in new York City. Or Diehl had Long been anxious to drive the horse and at his own request lie was give permission to do so but was warned not to go beyond a Oei Tain Point of the Public Road where it turned toward Washingtonville. Or. Diehl mounted the driving cart and started off. The Mare at once got Down to business and was going at her fastest gait when the curve in tie Road was reached. Or. Diehl was unable to hold the horse and when making the turn lie was thrown from the vehicle and the Trotter went on toward Washingtonville. Fortunately or. Diehl escaped ser Ioos injury but lie was badly frightened. The horse when it reached Wash Ingouville slipped and fell while making the turn at the Park hotel Corner and was easily caught. Beyond a few scratches on the legs the animal is raped unhurt and the Speed cart was not damaged at All. The Mare has a record of 2 Llu a. Workmen have succeeded in removing All the Iron of the two spans of the Catawissa River Bridge that a d been scattered along the Hank and have started work of the Iron that i s in the River. The Dismer Harinen of Turkey has there will he Tow remnants left by Friday. International you Pili Cal ions Are not Likely to occur if in to Rual disturbances should happen in consequence of the annual War on the Turkey tribe. Misses Olive Dyke and Laura Perry of Williamsport were the guests of miss Agues Pursel mow Rey Street sunday. Misses May harder Aud Hattie hiker of visiting friends in this City. Mrs. John g. Waite spent sunday with relatives at Milton. Howard Lunger of Berwick spent sunday with relatives in Danville. Mrs. Charles malady of Milton spirt sunday with her sister miss Mary a. Rishel pipe Street. Or. Aud mrs. Charles Hartley of Soranto spent sunday with friends in this City. Louis Gross of Bloomsburg. Spent sunday in Dauville. William Billman and wife of Reading will be the guests of judge Henry Divel Over thanksgiving. Henry Rempe returned last evening from a business trip to Boston. Miss Flora Tomlinson returned to Williamsport yesterday Atter a visit at the Home of Thomas g. Vincent West Mahoning Street. Miss Edith Williams of new York City recently employed in Johnson a millinery store left yesterday for Williamsport where she has accepted a posit Ion. Evan Jones returned yesterday from a visit to Pottsville. Mirs Clara Smith will spend thanksgiving in Poi Ladelphia. Misses Bertha Cromwell Frances welliver Josephine Cousart Aud Helen Irland messes. Joy Brader Arthur he Deus Frank Fry Aud Howard Lunger will attend a dance at Muncy this evening. Or. And mrs. Samuel Harman Paul it. Eyerly c. T. Vanderslice and r. Emmet Eyerly of Bloomsburg attended the performance at the opera House Laht night. The Rev. Amos s. Baldwin of Sun Bury will spend thanksgiving Day with Rev. S. B. Evans. Captain j. H. Johnson and wife left yesterday for a several Days visit with friends in Berwick. Mrs. Jerome Pfotzer who Lias been visiting relatives in this City will leave for her Home in West Virginia this morning mrs. W. Williams arrived Home from Philadelphia last evening. Samuel m. Trumbower was a Cata Wissa visitor yesterday. Miss Martha Harpel left yesterday for a several Days visit with friends in Berwick. Arthur Gearhart left yesterday fora visit with relatives in Williamsport. Miss a Berguer left yesterday for a visit with friends in Berwick. C. R. Edmondson of Middletown va., is visiting at the Home of George Edmondson East Market Street. George mail is who is attending the University of Peu Sylvania arrived in Dauville yesterday to spend the thanksgiving vacation at the Home of his parents East Market Street. Miss Jean Edwards of Plymouth arrived in Danville yesterday for a visit at the Home of Rev. Charles w. Raver. Ash Street. Mrs William Cook left yesterday for a visit with friends in Lewisburg. John Brugler was a Sunbury visitor yesterday. George Fox a student at Susquehanna University Selinsgrove is spending thatis giving at the Home of his parents or. And mrs. William Fox Cherry Street. Or. Fox was recently elected manager of the Susquehanna varsity foot Ball team for 1905. Mrs. W. A. Roed ferry Street Earl Beyers jr., Ami mrs. H. H. Reick were visitors in Bloomsburg last evening. A. Gass of Sudbury was a visitor in this City yesterday. Miss Sara r. Sponsler of Harrisburg is the guest of miss Robison South Danville. W. Kase transacted business in Sudbury yesterday. Mrs. Gas Myers mrs. George Rowe. Mrs. H. Smith mrs. John Hale mrs. Jacob Eyerly and miss Harriet Al Beck enjoyed a trolley ride to blooms Burg yesterday taking supper at the Exchange hotel. Thomas Irland of Plymouth arrived yesterday to spend thanksgiving with relatives in this City. Mrs. E. Z. Silipe of Sudbury visited friends in South Dauville yesterday. Misses Hazel and Marguerite Nields of Shamokin will spend thanksgiving with relatives in this City. W. H. Brown returned to Philadelphia yesterday after a visit with friends in this City miss Margaret Patton left yesterday fora visit with relatives in Montgomery. I r. W. E. Drumheller of Berwick is spending thanksgiving with his parents in this City. F. P. Johnson left yesterday for a trip to m toil. Hairy at Lehigh University preparatory school Bethlehem arrived in this City yesterday. He will spend the thanksgiving vacation with Liis parents at Mausdale. Pec of school Board the school Board held a special meeting last evening for the purpose of hearing the report of the finance committee which in conjunction with Secretary Orth was instructed to make a readjustment of $30,000 Worth of insurance which is about to expire. The committee reported that the entire amount of Usu race carried on school property was $51,700, As the policies fall due they will be renewed the ainu Nelto he divided Between Tho ten different insurance agents. Agents now carrying More than others will be reduced in order to make the division equal. After tin meeting the Board members enjoyed a trolley ride to Bloomsburg. Those present being or. Harpel president messes. Adams. Burns Fischer liar aug Greene Jacobs Pursel Trumbower Werkheiser Aud Secretary Orth. Judge Blee on the Bench. A special session of court was held on saturday morning with associate judge Blee on the Bench. Liberty township brought Jesse Shortz before the court. Sli Urtz has been a great care to the township he being old and feeble minded Aud without near relatives he would wander off Aud canned much trouble to the officers before he could be found. After an examination by or. E. A. Curry Ami or. C. C. Sholtz he was adjudged a Lunatic and was taken to the state Hospital. Henry Miller of Limestone township was also brought before the court the circumstances being about the same Asiu the Case of Sli Urtz except that Miller has an a estate in the form of a pen Sou of twelve dollars a Mouth. In cases of this kind it is necessary to appoint a committee to look after the estate Aud though Miller was adjudged insane no disposition of the Case will he made until the court makes the appointment. On the jury were Elias Maier Jacob Fry David Gibson George Hon lock William heed and John Quigg. Odd Fellows entertained Montour Lodge no. 109, Calumet Lodge no. 279, Dauville Lodge no. 780 and Myrtle Lodge no. 858 Independent order of Odd Fellows were All represented in a fraternal visit made on saturday evening to the Berwick Lodge. There were ninety in the party that left Dauville at 6 20 p. M. On a special trolley car. Arrangements bad been made to run the car Over the Colombia Aud Montour line from Bloomsburg and the trip seas made without Auy delay. Upon arriving at Berwick the Odd Fellows marched to the Lodge room where they participated in a special session Ami watched the degree team initiate five saudi Sites. After the ceremonies the visiting members were tendered a social session and refreshments were served. The Danville party left Berwick at 11 30. All present spent a most enjoyable evening and were us Alimous in expressing themselves As having been royally entertained. Both coming and going the party was a Lively one and Many songs were Sung on the car. Uncle Toms Cabin. That Ever Welcome play a Uncle Toms Cabin will be give at the opera House of saturday afternoon and even aug upon a celebrated scale under Tho management of Leon w. Washburn. The part of Uncle Tom is played by or. De. Espy probably the Best known Impersonator of the character in America As he was the original Tom in Stetson a company which has been before the Public for Many years. Misses Kitty Morgan Aud Bertha Crosbie Are the topsides Aud messes. Nick glint and George Harris play the character of Marks the lawyer. There will be fifty capable people in the cast who Are players of More than Ordinary ability. Among the specialities introduced will b9 the Buck dancing of or. Tom Kelly the Superb vocal numbers of the a a ladies Creole quartet Tel Aud the a alone Star male the scenery of this production is said to be entirely new Aud truly magnificent. The transformation scene Aud wonderful vision being marvellously effective. A grand Street Parade will to give saturday morning in which will be seen col. Sawyers Challenge pack of genuine siberian bloodhounds Evans Shetland ponies Mark s donkeys a number of Beautiful Chariot and tableau wagons and two bands of music drum corps Etc. Wat b for the Parade. Matinee at 2 30 p. M. Prices 10 Aud 25 cent. Evening prices 25, 85 and 50 cents. Rural carriers observe Holiday. The Rural mail carriers will not make their deliveries today thanksgiving being one of their Legal holidays. Though it is a disappointment to Many the patrons Are glad to see these faithful men take advantage of the Day. The town carriers will make Oue delivery and collection this morning at �8 15. The carriers window will be open from 6 to 7 p. M. And the general delivery window Fionch to 9 a. In. And i 6 to 7 p. In. The registry and Money order department will be closed the a entire a Lay. A marriage that will interest Many Danville people is that of Harry Bare esq., and miss Margaret Row Neuhofer in holy Angel Church Buffalo a. Y., this morning at 10 of clock. Miss Kath Riuo Rodenhoffer sister of the Bride will be maid of Honor and Frank ate of this City will act As groomsman. Both Young people Are Well known in Dauville. Harry Bare is a graduate of the Dauville High school. He studied Law in e. S. Gearhart a office and was admitted to the Montour county bar several years ago. Some time ago to went to Buffalo where he became associated with the Law firm of love amp Keating. Miss Rodenhofer is a daughter of Lewis Rodenhofer formerly a Danville resident. Or. Rodenhofer with his family moved to Buffalo about eight years ago. The couple will visit Danville of their wedding tour. This morning at eight of clock in holy Rosary Church Elizabeth n. J., occurred the wedding of Joseph Zielenbach a former resident of Danville to Mary k. Dollay of Elizabeth. Miss Elizabeth Zielenbach of this City will be Bride a said Aud or. Edward daily also of Danville will act As Best Man. The Groom is a son of or. And mrs. William Zielenbach who reside at 116 Vine Street. He is very Well known in Dauville having lived Here until about three years ago when he moved to Elizabeth. State needs armoires. Plans for housing the state militia occupied the attention of delegates to the convention of the Pennsylvania National guards association held at Philadelphia tuesday in the first regiment armory. Adjutant general Thomas j. Stewart said that $3,000,000 will ultimately be required to properly build and equip armoires throughout the Commonwealth. The sum will not be asked of in a Lump but at its coming session the legislature will probably be asked to appropriate half a million dollars for armory purposes with the understanding that the remainder will be requested As required of future Legislatures. He called attention to the need of suitable armoires particularly in Binan of Wax aun Saiu Tom the state should hold the title to All such buildings. Other speakers followed in the same Strain. Brigadier general Chambers me Kibbon of the United states army complimented the Couve Tiou on the present efficiency of the states militia. Others who took an Active part in the proceedings were major general Charles Miller brigadier general John w. Schall colonels Bowman Brock Coryell Tilghman Dechert Aud lou�9 a. Waters. The latter presided. These officers were elected presi Dent colonel a. Logan of the governors staff first vice president major Tilghman second regiment second vice president colonel c. Bow Dougherty ninth regiment Wilkes Barre Secretary Captain Howard Ousler fourteenth regiment of Pittsburg treasurer Captain Thomas Dolan first brigade staff. Colonel Waters declined renomination for the presidency on the ground that he was not in Active service. Thanksgiving Jubilee service. The Jubilee service to be held tonight in St. Paul a methodist Church to celebrate the payment in full of the churches indebtedness is open to the Public. The exercises will no doubt be of great interest to All who attend. The entire Church debt is to be paid making a thanksgiving that will Long be remembered by the congregation. After the report of the bands a delightful programme will be rendered. Miss Emma Gearhart will sing and a male quartet the will Render several selections. Short addresses will be made by members of the congregation. The presiding elder of the Dauville District the Rev. Amos s. Baldwin of Haubury. Will make an address. Committed to jail. Edward Ozzard was give a hearing before Justice of the peace Dalton yesterday morning at Teu o clock. Mrs. Margaret Mccaffrey swore that Ozzard had threatened to do her bodily harm Aud wanted him to give Bonds for surety of the peace. In de fault of bail Ozzard was committed to jail for his appearance at court ice Meu Are already speculating on ice Harvest prospects. P. O. S. Of a. Convention. Washington Camp no. 364, p. O. S. Of a. Are making arrangements for the District convention which will be held in this City of Washington a birth Day february 22nd. Every Lodge in the District will be represented Aud after the Couve Tiou a banquet will be held. The District includes the lodges of Danville Washingtonville Berwick Riverside Catawissa Bloomsburg Light Street Aud Numidia. M. C. A. Closed this evening. Owing to the fact that this is thanksgiving Day. The y. M. A a. A. Building will be closed after 7 80 in the evening. Persons who desire to visit the building tor any purpose Are requested to a to so before this time Job printing the office of the american being furnished with a Large assortment of Job letter and fancy Type and Job material generally the publisher announces to the Public that a is prepared at All times to execute in the neatest manner Job printing of All kinds and description dal in Danville All things considered Dauville Lias More reason to give to links today than for Many years past. It should be a glorious thanksgiving Day to All residents of the City inasmuch As the present time Marks an Era of Prosperity and improvement for the town that is almost without precedent. One of the greatest blessings noted during the past year has been the general health of the town. Danville has had no epidemic of contagious diseases and the Board of health Lias had Bat Little or nothing to do. We should indeed be thankful for this. Another reason for the giving of thanks should be the spirit of improvement Aud progressiveness noted everywhere. Not alone along municipal lines Bot among individuals also. The finely paved Street the erection of a handsome and substantial River Bridge the establishment of a municipal Light Plant and the Advent of the trolley system Are All things that Danville citizens should be thankful for. There Are amusements and diversions to suit All tastes today. Interesting services have been arranged at a number of churches. The regular Union thanksgiving Day services will be held at the first Baptist Church at 10 30 a. M Rev. S. B. Evans will preach the Sermon. There will be services at Obrill episcopal Church at 8 and 10 30 a. M. In the evening the evangelistic services at Mahoning presbyterian and the revival meeting at St. Pads m. E. Can Racli will undoubtedly be attended by Large congregations. There will also be evening services at by Nai Zion synagogue commencing at 7 of clock. Lovers of foot Ball can see a Good game at Dewitt s Park this afternoon when the Dauville team will play the Bloomsburg eleven. Lyman Howe s moving pictures will be the attraction at the opera House this evening. It will undoubtedly draw an enormous audience. Or. Howe will exhibit an entirely new lot of pictures Aud patrons of this attraction can be assured that it will be up to its usual Standard. A trolley ride will be enjoyed by Many people today. Quite a number of private parties dinners Etc., have been arranged for and As every train yesterday brought Home absent members of various families Many Homes will be made Joy lil by a family Renn startling discovery. It. Carmel was thrown into wild exo tement yesterday morning by the Rumor that an unknown Man had been found dead at Green Ridge a mining Hamlet near it. Carmel that it was murder most foul Aud that another mystery had been added to the headless Corpse affair of a few Days ago. After half the population had taken to the Woods to investigate for themselves the facts in the Case the Coroner had been summoned the newspaper world thrown into Wildeveld confusion the Story came Little by Little to Light. It seems that Early yesterday morn aug a party of miners on their Way to their daily toil at the Green Ridge Colliery a recovered what they supposed was a a weary Willie asleep to a shanty that stood on the Colliery flirt Bank. The Mao Lay very quiet Bot one of the miners placed his hand on the head of Tho prostrate Man Felt that it we warm and Peirik satisfied that he was in a deep sleep went on his Way. The dirt Bank is a fire a this particular Point Aud it was noticed that there was considerable Gas in the Little Cabin but the fact that it might prove fatal was not dreamed of. The body was that of a Man a fed about fifty years and there was nothing of his person to identify him. It is supposed that he went into the Cabin sometime during the night to get some sleep Aud was asphyxiated by the Gas generated by the burning Culm. Schools closed until dec. 5th. The Publio schools closed yesterday afternoon and will not reopen until monday december 5th. As the teach Erst Institute will begin next monday it was hardly thought Worth while to reopen the schools for one Day and it was decided to close from thanksgiving Day. At a number of schools appropriate exercises were held yester Lay afternoon and programs rendered consist aug of songs recitations Etc. Basket Ball. The Dauville old timers Basket Ball team will play the Strong Shamokin team Friday november 25th. The Shamokin team includes picked players of other towns aug a is one of the strongest teams in the Coal regions. A dance will be held after the game for one a Mission. Admission gents 25 cents. Ladies 15 cents. Game called at 8 30. Silk Mill paid yesterday. The employees of the Danville silk Mills were paid yesterday in order that they might have funds for thanksgiving. The regular pay a Lay was not due until december 2nd. Bot As a thanksgiving greeting the employees were surprised by receiving their Money yesterday. Three or four Days of steady rain would be a Blessing to the country at the present time

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