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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - November 28, 1901, Danville, PennsylvaniaO paper for Ile Hosae the circulation of this paper is increasing rapidly. It wit pay you to advertise in the american. Subscription $1 per year do. Sikying ii. Jennings. Dix list. Office flours 9 a. M to i m 104 Mill at., i a. A. To 4 1�?~ m Dnn Willt. A a a i Quot a this h l n re entirely free until it supplies All of its own demands with its own productions Quot Dunville. A. Till �?Trs1jay, novem Rek 28. 1�km. Sta relish i it in 1855. Vol. 4r--no a s. Same a Mortali. Or. Lai Mast has Imereda successor 8i11ltz, m let. 425 m11.1. Or. Danville a. Diseases of the stomach and a intestines i special to driving with h 8 aged father he meets with an upset. L Broughton of Auburn n. Y., will Robab y be called. A me Ting of the Board of directors of Ali a y. M. Ltd. A. Seas held last Friday Sor i h. W. I. Anole dentist Samuel Morra 11. A Well known Vitiz Jen of Riverside met with ii Accident a Veeter Dav in w hich la a aged father Mir evening. The question of a Sucee Hon Lonale escaped injury and a to or. Lancaster came for consider the result of which he i conf a at on. L. Broughton of Auburn. N. .1 to in. I d with several b Oleen Bones. V will probably be called to this Posi about 3 o clock Vesterdal afternoon ton. Friday eve it was decided to com Offu e 218 mud Sikkut. Ruth extracted without Pam. Crown and Bridge work u spec Mlej. Equipped to nil the incest and most improved instruments and prepared to Exee Wiethe most difficult work. Or. C. H. Reynolds dentist. Office opposite Boston store Danville a dentistry in All its branches. Charges moderate and All work guaranteed. Established 1892 c0miexsf.1 news. Give thanks. Attend the Baptist fair to night. Turkey will have the Call to Day. The Advent season begins next sunday. The druggists Are introducing hot sodas. The foot Ball season will soon be Over and even the players will feel relieved that a source of danger has passed. William Aten has opened a grocery store at 61? East front Street. His son Edward will manage the business. Chief Mincemoyer and officer Voris have received their handsome new overcoats. Theodore k Lehigh University. Has be Ltd selected As one of the editors of the a Brown and White the University paper published Semi weekly. Active preparations Are in Progress for the special Christmas services at our churches w. D. Laumaster will conduct a weeks services in Sun Bury in december mrs. Olive Curtis has returned from it. Carmel. Remember it is More blessed to give than to receive. Therefore make some poor family Happy on thanks Gir ing. Some of the country schools Are very poorly attended at this time owing to Many children being housed up with colds measles and fever. Boats Are being taken from the Susquehanna for the Winter. The first thanksgiving of the Century will be a notable one marking the most prosperous year in our history. Or. And mrs. C. A. Rausch. Clyde Rausch of Pottsville or. And mrs. Walter Rausch of Philadelphia. Mrs. Mary Karu Zwischer and mrs. Kipphut of Rochester x. A. Were in this City yesterday attending the funeral of Charles Rausch members of the ladies auxiliary of the v. M. C. A., a re earnestly requested to attend the monthly meeting to be held in association parlor this evening at 7.30 of clock. The next Harvest that will occupy at Tention will a the ice Harvest. Fool adulteration of All kinds should be driven from the Market. Petty thieves Are at work in different sections of the Borough. Building operations in the City Are being harried to avoid a premature cold snap. Miss Stella Moyer Chambers visiting friends in Sun Bury. Make some Pix it a family Happy and you la in happier. Or and mrs Daniel Bedea arid son. Of Shenandoah attended the funeral of mrs Thomas Bedea. In this City yesterday. The annual Good Resolution period is approaching the foot Ball gum this afternoon will be largely attended. Appropriate thank Sinvil Quot cd arranged and no one can have an excuse for remaining away. Thanksgiving ought to put everybody into Good humor for gift giving later on. W. V. Cooper of Washingtonville was in this City yesterday. Prothonotary Miller made a trip to Benton yesterday. At the b Nai Zion reformed Temple this evening. Rabbi Adolph Meyer will read the service in English and will also preach a thanksgiving Sermon in English. Using Ashi subject the 50th. Psalm. 23rd verse. Who Soof Ferneth thanksgiving Glor Fieth me and to him that order eth his course aright will i show the salvation of or. J j. Newman will sing a Bass Solo. Or. Wyle and miss Heim will play. The service will begin at seven of clock Sharp. Benjamin an revs the Well known grocery clerk has accepted a position with la Rue the grocer East front Street. Loot is Taylor and Victor Mchenry Are guests at the Home of David Shel Hart. Centre Street. Or Morral hitched up a Colt he is accustomed to driving and accompanied by his father. Richard Morrall. Started for Danville. The Colt had not been driven for several Days Ami was quite Frisky. It started off at a fast dip 1 dashing out through the Gateway almost beyond control. Reaching the Street it turned too Short and the buggy being an old one the front wheel broke Down. Or. Morrall senior was thrown out and he landed on the hard Frozen ground at full length the buggy rolled Over upside Down pinning Samuel Morrall. The Driver underneath. The Man held on to the lines and wan Able to Stop the horse which was quickly seized by mrs. Morrall. Who witnessed the Accident from the House and had run to their assistance. Constable Peter Fenster Macher was also an Eye witness and arrived at the spot in time to Render valuable assistance. Or. Morrall was released from under the buggy. It being evident that lie was badly Hurt he was assisted to the House where be was obliged to i Down. Or. A. T uni Cate with or. Broughton request aug him to come to this City and on tuesday night next to meet with the Board of directors or. Broughton is a Young Man. A College graduate and is very highly recommended. The following communication was approved for publication the directors of the Young menus Christian association of Danville take great pleasure in announcing to the Public that the financial difficulty in which the association was involved at the time of their former communication in september last has been happily adjusted and the association placed in a condition to Cotis inne its work for a period f at least two years. To those who came so nobly to the Rescue of the association in its hour of dire distress is due the gratitude of All who Are interested in tin morn and spiritual welfare of Young Iuen especially the Young men of our own in unit y. And i he directors Tal i his Opportunity of publicly sex pro so their appreciation of the courteous and lib i Al manner in which their appeals were a improvements Brief mention of the doings of friends and acquaintances. Your in session i the knitting Mill making Boom for new machinery. De itt was called who after refunded to by the citizens generally an examination discovered that or. The Universal rejoicing Over the Ini Morrall s left Collar . His left proved financial condition of the As shoulder Blade and a rib on his left Side social Ion has. However. La Een clouded by were broken in addition to which the the resignations taking effect dec. 1st of or v Illiam d. Laumaster the Many a left Arm. Which was pinned underneath the dash Board was temporarily paralysed As the effect of tin concussion of the nerves. Or. Morrall senior escaped with a few bruises. It will he remembered that he general Secretary and or. Charles r. Shelhart. The assistant Secretary. The latter though with us but a comparatively Brief period has during that time greatly end eared himself to the manage eve Dane. About fort couples at tended the As Seibly Given by the Penn social club to replace. Thoroughly versed in orchestra in the armory Hist evening duties of his office capable pain Stak narrowly escaped death in a rim away a ment by his Manly Christian character few years ago. His wife on the occasion and unvarying Courtesy in the perform in staining injuries from which she died in acc of his duties. In or. Laumaster the general Secretary the directors realize that they Are losing the services of one whom it will be extremely difficult the taking and conscientious in discharging the same and withal a genuine Christian Man. He severs his connection with the association to the deep and lasting regret of every member of the Board. That Success abundant and abiding a May attend the labors of messes. Lau master and Shelhart wherever their lot May be cast is the sincere wish of their Many Friend in and out of the association. By order of Board of directors. M. L. A. And everybody enjoyed a delightful time. A selection from a Florodora a was played As an opening number and an excellent program of Standard dance music followed. The orchestra was augmented to eleven musicians including a trap drummer. An excellent lunch was served in the Hall at 11.30 of clock. Funeral of mrs. funeral of the late mrs. Thomas Bedea was held y Ster Dav afternoon at two of clock. The remains were taken from the residence on East Market Street to the first Baptist Church where services were held by the Rev. L. B. Twichell. The pall bearers wer George Rowe William Davis d. Williams John Neil. Robert in in iams and George Stillwell. The funeral was largely attended. Interment was made in the Odd Fellows cemetery. The Board of directors of the y. M. C. A. Held a special meeting tuesday night to consider the matter of a successor to general Secretary w. D. Laumaster whose term expires on december 1st. L. Broughton a candidate for the position. Arrived in town monday and was present at the meeting of the Board last no Wirht. Or. Broughton although but 23 years of age seems exceptionally Well equipped for y m. C. A. Work he is a graduate of the University of Rochester. For the last fifteen months a has been assistant Secretary of the y m. C. A. At Auburn. X. A. Where the association numbers 6oo members. His enlarged Kitchen of a Cilitti s. The addition to the Kitchen at the Hospital for the insane for the erection of which the state at the last legislature appropriated $2,000 is now being built and will be completed about the Home is at Covington Quot joining county holidays. The building is of Brick forty y he is a person of pleasing per by Twenty one feet and one Story High tonality and on the whole he made a and when completed will enlarge the nost excellent impression Kitchen facilities considerably filling a the Board of directors however Sev Long Felt want. Eral of whom Are of the opinion that the work Here requires a person of More another g of entertainment. Years and experience were not ready to Ernest Bennett the Well known pianist take final action monday will of taut broke will give a recital at the hold the matter under advisement. W. M. C. A. In the near future he will v. Oglesby Esq. Was elected acting be assisted by miss Lane a Soprano of Secretary pending the Choice of Neces excellent reputation. This entertain Sor to or. Laumaster. Or. Broughton ment will be inc tided in the free course left on the 8 40 d. L. Amp w. Train for or. Bennett is Well Kun in in this City. Auburn. He frequently visits at the Home of .1. Or Laumaster henceforth will the a. Mccoy. West Market Street vote his talents to evangelistic work. Ii is already under engagements which Young Price. John w. Young Centre Street and miss Emma r. Price East Mahoning Street were married lust evening by Rev. C. I it Lerch. At the residence of the officiating Clergyman at 8 of clock. The newly wedded couple. Ill reside on Gentre Street. Be Burt a d. William Fallon a it Market str it. Boss roller at the la eat Lii in n works had his Eye very badly burned by a Flash from that Rolls while it work on tuesday night. Or Curry gave him sir Cril attention. A Venison dinner. William s. Bogart landlord of the Billi Neyer hotel. Strawberry give a Venison dinner on thursday december 19. Invitations will he issued in a few a lays. B. Mccoy of this City will be the caterer. Rev. Or. Vaughn. Occupy the most of his time until Spring. A it a december 5 h he will enter upon a series of special me Tings in Sunbury. On january 5th he will begin a season 1 of evangelistic Effort in Renovo. Following that he will labor for a while in Spring Mills returning to Sunbury in March. Or Laumaster will continue to. In liar in Danville where he has been chosen As one of the Board of y. M. C. A. Directors. Train erred to Shamokin. Harry Morgan during the year past Boss lineman of the United Telephone and Tele Raph been trans Fei red to the it Shamokin District. He la of t monday morning for his new Field. Raymond Keeler will succeed or Morgan in this District. During his stay in this City or. Morgan made a number of friends who will regret to hear of i departure. Will give an Oyster supper. The members of the Germania Verein will entertain their wives and lady Friend a at an Oyster supper to he held in Rev. Or. Vaughn. President of Seoul their rooms in the Moyer building on College Abi Lieue Kansas occupied the a a years eve. Good music will be a pulpit at St. Paul s m. I. Church last feature of the evening evening. Or. Vaughn will spend j thanksgiving in Danville. No measles in Danville. While measles Are epidemic in some or. And mrs. Frank Jameson and parts of the county it is Gratifying to daughters. Mary and path trim arrive note that Lher is not a single Case noted in this City last evening to spend that disease in Dan vide. Health officer thanksgiving at the Home a it of mrs. B b brow yesterday stated that the Samantha Jameson West Mahoning number of houses placarded with dish a tree to 1 there a cards Are now reduced to two. The Rev. Raker of the lutheran orphans Home at Topton. Berks county visited the Rev. L. D. Ulrich. Church Street yesterday. Ben Rogers a student at Dickinson College. Carlisle is visiting his parents or. And mrs. T. Rogers. Mill Street. Or. And mrs. Thomas Adams of South Danville left last evening for a visit with snob nov friends. Or. And mrs j. W. Fields to Harrisburg yesterday. The Rev. C. Mumper returned to Northumberland yesterday after a visit with the Rev. R. Allen Riverside. Bert Vastine. Of South Danville played with the 12th regiment band at the americas club hop in Sunbury. Last evening. Miss Nellie Shiek is visiting friends in Sunbury. Carl Brown of Olean. X. A. Spent a few hours in the 8 City yesterday. Or. Brown was a former resident of Bloomsburg and has Many friends in Danville. I. Grace Bradbury returned Home saturday after a visit at the residence it or. Mont. Gearhart front Street. Mrs w. I. Steans and son Irvin returned from Mifflinburg saturday evening or. And mrs. George m. Reed of Shreveport. Louisiana who were expected to arrive in this City on wednesday last reached Danville on the 6 13 d. L. A a w. Train saturday evening. John Hummer a Carpenter at the Reading Iron it sunday with his family in Bloomsburg. William Byerly of Williamsport spent sunday at the Home of his parents. Or. And mrs. Lewis Byerly Walnut Street. Mrs. George a. Rossman spent sunday with friends in Bloomsburg. Miss Bessie Frick returned to new York tuesday after a visit with relatives in this City. Mrs. M i Kline is visiting friends in Philadelphia mrs. A. A. Geisinger left tuesday for a visit with relatives in Marion Ohio. Miss Martha Christian stenographer at the Hospital for the insane will spend thank giving in Catawissa. Miss Margaret Edmondson returned from a several weeks visit in Allentown. Yesterday. Or. And mrs. W. G. Steini Niller Are spend no thanksgiving at Williams Imit. Miss Malinda Cleaver returned to Philadelphia yesterday after a visit with relatives in this City and South Danville. Or. And mrs. Hugh Curry of Brooklyn Are visiting at the Home of Thomas Curry West Mahoning Street. Or. And mrs. Charles Richards of Sunbury. Attended the Shultz Woodside wedding in this City yesterday. W. H. Orth left last evening for Harrisburg where he will spend thanksgiving with his Mother who is ill. G. M. Hornberger. A student at Lehigh University arrived in this City yesterday for thanksgiving. Misses Olive Lunger and Ruth Caro Diskey left yesterday for a visit with friends in Wapwallopen. Miss Minnie Zaring of Shamokin is visiting at the Home of mrs. Ida Baldy West Mahoning Street. Lewis and George Steinbruner of Wilkes Barre. Arrived in this City last evening for a visit with their Mother. Mrs. Annie Steinbrenner East front Street or. And mrs. William Scranton. Are visiting at the Curry Homestead. Miss Amelia Hartman of visiting at the Home of f. Q. Hartman water Street. Miss Mabel Levy of Berwick is visiting friends in this City. Miss Laura Peyton is visiting friends in Sunbury. Mrs. M j. Dieffenbache of Niagara Falls. X. Who has been visiting her Mother mrs. Marv Faux. East Market Street left yesterday for Pittsburg. John Jacobs. Or. Returned from ave it in Hazleton last evening. Charles Fenstermacher. Of state College. Arrived last evening to spend thanksgiving at the Home of his parents. Or. And mrs James Fensten Nach or Valley township. Rev. C. D. Lerch is spending today at the Home of his parents or and mrs. S. P. Lerch. Paradise. Northumberland county. Miss Emma Ebling a student at Bucknell arrived in this City yesterday to spend thanksgiving. Or and mrs. If. Vannan and son Walter left yesterday for a visit with relatives in Coatesville. William Boyd returned to Scranton yesterday after a visit at the Home of Jasper Gearhart Bloom Street. Or. And mrs. William Williams of new Columbia attended the funeral of mrs. Thomas Bedea. In this City yesterday. Mrs. C. Peifer left yesterday for new York City. Or. And mrs. William Rausch of Berwick attended the funeral of the late Charles Rausch in this City yesterday. Carpenters Are very Busy at the knit Ting Mills getting things in readiness for the invoice of sixty eight new knit Ting machines alluded to in a recent Issue of this paper in addition to the removal of the office on the second floor where the space will be utilized for manufacturing important changes a also being made on tin third floor. The a mending room there has been Cut Down j one half crowding the menders some returned jut Atill proving Large enough for the work. The floor space Oil aimed by the change will be used for three additional Winders which Are made necessary by the instalment of new knitting machines. Nith the completion of the present alterations every foot of floor space will be occupied. There will then be 205 knitting machines installed with other new machinery in proportion. The increased capacity will bring the number of hands employed up to about 800 and raise the product of the Plant up to 550 dozen pair pm a Day. The knitting Mill is one of the most modern and Best equipped plants in this Section of the state including in its product goods of the finest Grade and workmanship. Montour county s. S. Convention. The eleventh annual sunday school convention of Montour county was held As announced on thursday nov. 21st. In Trinity reformed Ridge. The first session opened at i 30 and continued three hours. The Church was comfortably filled. Rev j. W. Bell pastor of the Church and Vic president of the association presided at both sessions. The opening devotional exercises were conducted by Rev. G. Limbert. Of Danville the theme being the proper Observance of the lords Day. A goodly number were present from Danville and Vicinity the speakers from abroad. Rev. H. Oliver. From York and mrs. A. M. Drink water from Williamsport engaged the attention of the audience giving the sunday school workers valuable hints and instructions. The choir of the Church led the singing with marked effect. Miss Margaret Ammerman of Danville played and Sung a thrilling Solo and a quartet rendered several a elections. At the evening sessions the speakers from abroad were he Ard on other subjects in the line of sunday school work. Rev. A. B. Herr of pottsgrove conducting the devotional exercises. Besides the singing led by the choir miss aim Ermain rendered another Solo and or. Lau master and mrs. H. Johnson san t we courts. Vir. Laumaster him gave a Bible exercise. A very enjoyable letter to the convention from Rev. A. B. Bowser now at Millville. X. Was read. Liberal collections were taken at both sessions tor inc state and county work. The following were elected As officers of the association for the coming year president. Rev. W. Bell vice president. Rev. O d. Lerch recording Secretary. M. Kelso corresponding Secretary. D r. Williams treasurer f. G. Schoch supt. Horny department miss Katherine bennets supt. Primary department mrs. \v.xh. Orth supt. Normal department. Rev. 4. Limbert. Valuable dogs poisoned. A dog poisoner has been at work in the Vicinity of West Market and West Mahoning streets. Up to Date some half a dozen canines valuable and otherwise. Have received their quietus As the result of this cruel and cowardly crusade. It was several weeks ago when dogs be Engin to families in that part of town began to disappear. What be came of them remained a mystery until last saturday when evidence of Poison was found. The valuable Bird dog belonging to Louis Kohl. West Mahoning Street which seemed entirely Well. Saturday morning during the afternoon was taken violently sick and died in great agony the same evening. Only last week a. Kohl refused fifty dollars for h s dog which was one of the Best trained in towi of saturday morning a valuable dog belonging to Henry Cavanaugh West Market Street was flt a in Ltd dead Giro us stances pointing to poisoning. The Bull i dog belonging to George Gross West Market Street which was a familiar object As he trotted along by his master s Side was taken sick saturday morning and died at noon of that Day. There is no clue to the identity of Tho person or persons engaged in tin poisoning. Transferred to Pittsburg. H. H. Allen District superintendent of the Prudential life insurance company in this City will on january 1st be transferred to Pittsburg where he will assume the management of one of the Large offices of the company. Or. Allen came to Danville from Shamokin and during his six years stay Here has advanced t he interests of his company j to a great extent. His successor has not As yet been appointed. A substitute teacher miss Alice Gearhart will have charge of the South Danville grammar school until miss Pfaller the regular teacher who is now indisposed will be a Bio to assume the work again Thomas West wats to lease the old Flat school House. The school Board held a regular session monday night. The following members responded to Roll Call. Fischer Burger. Orth. Green Barber Werkheiser. Keefer. Byerly Black and Harpel. Borough superintendent Wordy on behalf of the Borough teachers requested that the schools be closed on the week of december 10th to enable them to accompany the excursion of the Booras Borg Normal school to Washington d. 0. The request was granted the Holiday vacation being extended to cover two weeks beginning december 16th and ending deoember30. On motion it was decided to place an insurance of $350 on the Welsh Hill school House. Placing Tho insurance was left in the hands of the Secretary the follow ing communication was received tin school Board Danville a. Gentlemen a i am going to place80 knitting machines in thin Mill which will give employment to at least that Many More bands but upon investigation 1 find i am going to be severely handicapped for room to be prepared in Case 1 am not Able to get All my machinery arc. In this Mill 1 should very much appreciate it if you would kindly Grant me a lease for five years on the old school House formerly used by above company in return i agree to keep said building in Good repair. Hoping you will kindly Grant me this favor i remain yours truly Thomas West. On motion or. W est request was referred to the building and repair committee with Power to act. I r. Barber reported some dissatisfaction throughout the Borough on the score of doctors certificates granted As permission for pupils to attend school after contagion the charge being that discrimination is being made in favor of certain parties who May stand in with the school Board. A Long discussion ensued in which it was mad pretty Clear that no unfairness is intended and that the whole agitation arises from a misunderstand my. A boy or girl in whose Home con Tagios Breaks out May vie sent to it the residence of a relative and thus escape the disease. In such a Case the Pupil is very justly permitted to return to school before another who has had the misfortune to be under quarantine. One it of these cases is often taken As a parallel of the other and thus a misapprehension arises. During the discussion or. Harpel took occasion to say that in his opinion diphtheria is not contagious in the manner us represented. The disease is 1. He said by the microbes getting n o the Mouth of a person and coming into Contact with the mucous membrane. Or. Barber concurred with him in this View. On motion Borough superintendent Gordy was instructed to investigate and see to it that no one associated in any Way with contagion is permitted to attend school in violation of the provisions of the school Law. The following Hills were approved for payment teachers and janitors. $1798.00 Thos. G. Vincent. 37.50 Geo. D. Edmondson. 45.00 Jno. W. Farnsworth. 57.50 Edward Cormeau. 60.00 d. R. Williams. 50.00 Vav. It. Ammerman. 49.50 w. Young. 2.50 j. H. Cole. 1.51 a. M. Peters. 1.25 Hoover Bros. 2.00 is in dim Ell shooting at Kandour in the Borough limits. Job printing the offic Euf the America Bei of furnished with a Large Assort me of Job letter and fancy Type and Job material generally the publisher announces to the Public that he is prepared at All times to execute a the neatest manner Job printing of All kinds and description. I5f�?ogct our a ticks before place your orders. A it at work according to All accounts life in the fourth Ward especially in the Vicinity of the school grounds must afford a fair parallel to the experiences of a wild West town. Indiscriminate and random shooting it seems is the popular diversion of the people or at least of certain classes. It is no unusual thing for a person there to hear the report of a gun and the next moment to discover that he or she has escaped being shot he a very narrow margin. A lady walking in her Garden lately was startled by the report of a gun and the next moment a Bullet whizzed by and embedded itself in a tree near by. A valuable dog trotting along one of the principal streets a Day or so ago fell a victim to one of these stray bullets and lost his life. Matters reached a Climax at the residence of a councilman Joseph Murray the other Day. The delivery Wagon of Hoffman a meat Market had just driven up. Or. He of Man was waiting upon his customer when a Gnu went off and simultaneously with it u Volley of shot struck the Side of the House and rattled Down upon the Stone walk. The school Board is very much exercised Over the state of affair lest the lives of the pupils be endangered. They Are determined that the practice of Dis charging fire arms in the Borough. Which is clearly in violation of the ordinance must be stopped. The attention of the police will he called to the matter. Old Industry sold saturday. The Plant known As Hubert a foundry East of Church Street along the canal which was exposed to Public Sale saturday morning last was purchased by livery Man c. U. Moyer for $775. The Price at which the property was knocked Down is considered quit a bargain. Or mover will not operate the Plant but will use the building for storage purposes. Hubert a foundry was quite an import ant one among the earlier industries of the town. Hubert a plow Nian Foet. Was protect re by Patent was for Many years in general use Over a Large Section of the state. A addition to Pic to other lines of agricultural implements and castings of Alla it its were turned out in big numbers. Reclaiming waste Laud extensive improvements Are on Foo at the farm belonging to the i. M. Boyd estate at Boyds station which will result in reclaiming some eighteen acres of waste land the improvements consist in digging a new Channel for the purpose of diverting the Waters of Logan a run and a Small tributary which periodically overflow the Meadow Cau ing a dense growth of Brush and rendering the land unfit for cultivation or pasture. The undertaking is quite a heavy one. The new Channel. 12 to 14 feet wide and 3 feet deep will have to be Cut nearly the entire distance from the Wagon Road to the River. The excavation has already extended some six Hundred feet the work having been in Progress hiring one month with some thirty men employed. In addition to the now Channel being Cut. Men Are at work Over the Large tract to be reclaimed cutting Down the Trees Clearing away the Brush and digging out the roots so As to prepare the land for cultivation the improvements work a great Mange which live tmn8s a different appearance in that part of ti1 it farm. The work which is under the sup a Ion of John wands will be pushed Alons As rapidly As possible until further prow is prevented by Winter. A pretty Home wedding. Ira Clande Everhart and miss Ann Evans both attaches of the Hospital for the insane were married tuesday. The ceremony was performed it the new and handsomely furnished residence of the wedded couple East Market Street at 11 a m. By the Rev. Harry Curtin Harman before a few immediate relatives. Arrangements bad been made for a Public wedding which was to have taken place today but which owing to the very serious illness of the Groom s father was declared off and the private wedding of tuesday decided upon. A Large number of very Beautiful presents principally from the Hospital were received by the Bride. The newly wedded couple left on the 2 11 d. L. A w. Train for Benton where the parents of the Groom reside. A. M. Diehl wedded on Well known townsman. A. M. Diehl has taken onto himself a wife. The marriage took place at on Friday the Bride being miss May Hanst. Of Altoona. It appears that in was not until after the wedding that anything was known of the interesting event in Danville details therefore have not been Learned. Physician at Harrisburg Hospital. The Board of Maua gets of the Harrisburg Hospital has selected Charles w. Jennings of m20 North second Street this City to succeed or. John Howard As one of the resident physicians at the institution. Or. Howard Lett for Elizabethville n. J., on saturday. Or Jennings is a graduate of the High school of this rat and at medical department of the i a versus of Pennsylvania. He will not occupy his now position until next Telegraph. Or. Charles Jennings is Well known in Danville. He frequently visits his brother or. I h. Jennings West Market Street. Epidemic of measles. Measles Are epidemic in the Vicinity of Washingtonville. Or. P. Hoffs sunday attended eight cases Between 2 and 5 p. M. The measles were lately imported from Watsontown by a family who attended a funeral there. The spread of the disease has been very rapid. Unless there is an abatement soon the disease May interfere seriously with the schools. Advent sunday. Sunday. November 21th. Was the last sunday of the ecclesiastical year and next sunday will be the first of Advent or new Church year. The period of Between three and four weeks from Advent sunday to Christmas eve. Is named by t he Catholic Church the season of Advent. During it she desires that her children should practice fasting works of penance meditation and prayer in order to prepare themselves for celebrating worthily the Advent or coming of the son of Tod in the Llesh. To promote his spiritual Advent within their own souls and to school themselves to look Forward with Hope and Joy to Bis second Advent when he shall come again to judge Mankind. Howard Clark of state College arrived Home last evening to spend thanksgiving with his parents or. And mrs. W. It Clark. South Danville will give a sociable. Mrs. George Sechler will give death claims a number of residents within the past week. The sad death of Margaret leu Hart. Our readers will be grieved to learn of the death of miss Margaret Lenhart. Daughter of Philip h. Leu Hart lower Mulberry Street which occurred at 7 30 o clock Friday night after a protracted illness of typhoid fever. The deceased was Twenty years of age. She was a member of class 1901 of the local High school and graduated with Honor. No sadder death has occurred in this City for a Long time. The Only daughter of the was stricken Down in the Bloom and Pride of youth and a place has been made vacant that can never he filled. What renders the Case doubly sad is that the father of the family is also lying very Low of typhoid fever and May not recover. Beside her parents the deceased girl is survived by the following Brothers gouger Lenhart of Mainville and James Lewis Philip jr., and Ralph of this City. Mrs. T. W. Bedea passes away. Sarah a., the wife of Thomas w. Bedea East Market Street died after a protracted illness at 9 of clock saturday evening. Mrs. Bedea had been ill for nearly two years and for the past three Mouths has been confined to her bed. She was the daughter of James Jones and was born and raised in Danville. During life she was a devoted and consistent member of the first Baptist Church. Besides her husband four sons and one daughter survive miss Annie George. Hayes Harry and Clark. Mrs. W. G. Hughes of Mckeesport mrs Thomas Beau of new Castle Are Sisters and James. John and Thomas Jones of this City Are Brothers of the deceased. Sudden death of mrs. Mary 0. Moyer. Mrs. Mary c. Moyer died at the Home of her daughter. Mrs. Thomas Johns East Market Street at three o clock yesterday morning. Death was caused by a complication of diseases though mrs. Moyer was Only taken seriously ill on monday morning. She was 56 years of age. A besides mrs. Johns the deceased is survived by another daughter mrs. Ivy Eye. Of Philadelphia and one son. Engene a. Moyer of this cite. Death of mrs Harry Mains. Mrs. Harry Mains the daughter of councilman Amos Vastine of this City whose critical illness has been noted from time to time in these columns died at her Home in Plymouth Luzerne county. Thursday evening at 6 o clock. The deceased was ill for nearly a year. She was a woman of refined Christian character and during her Long illness she was always res Ned and bore her offering with patience and Forti Tun. , whose Christian name was Ella. Wasi of on to it. Homestead farm near Boyd s so you an j no a Jer mar. Ridge resided in and Vicinity. She was 32 years of an j is survived by her husband and an a 80n by j. H. Vastine of Shamokin a j William Vastine and Beeber Vastine 0y Eirv Are Brothers of the deceased. Death of Charles Kausch. Our citizens monday were pained to learn of the death of our former townsman. Charles Rausch which occurred at Pottsville sunday morning. Up to some ten years ago when the deceased removed to Pottsville he was one of our Best known citizens. He conducted a meat Market for Many years Here his last place of business being on the East Side of Mill Street just South of the canal Bridge he was an enterprising citizen and held the Confidence of his Fellows in All the various relations of life. At the time of his death he was sixty years of age. The deceased is survived by four sons Fred Charles. Walter and and Clyde. He was a member of Lotus conclave no. 27. I. O. A of Myrtle Lodge no. 850, and of a Nemoiton Encampment no. So. I. O. O. F., of this City. Eral responsible positions in Danville among them being that of councilman and school director. He was also county commissioner. Old resident passes away. George Frederick Salzman an old resident of this City died at his Home on Nassau Street at five of clock yesterday morning. Or. Salzman had been ill for several years death being due to a complication of diseases. He is sir ived by a wife two sons and two daughters Edward of Natalie Jacob Vetter of Philadelphia mrs. Rosa Shafer. Of Pottstown and miss Irene of this City. The funeral will in held on saturday afternoon at 1 o clock. Interment will be made in the presbyterian cemetery. No services on account of conference duty there will be no services next sunday. Dec.,1st 1901, in Trinity lutheran Church. Oak Grove. Liberty township this county. Services again dec. 15th 1901. D l. Fogleman pastor. A Sermon to the k. G. All members of Montour Castle no. 186. K. G. E., Are requested to meet at 10 o clock next sunday morning to March in a body to the Trinity methodist Church where they will hear a special Sermon by the Rev. N. K. Denver a
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