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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - November 29, 1900, Danville, PennsylvaniaBorne pager a for tie Home the circulation of this paper is increasing rapidly. It will pay you to advertise in the american. Subscrlpt10fl$l per year or. Irving h. Jennings dentist. Office Hourt 9 a. M. To n a. M Hiu St., 1 p. It to i p. It. Danville. A. A is country will never be entirely free until it supplies All of its own demands with its own vol. 45--no 48. Danville a. Thursday november 29, 1990. Established in 1855. Pii Ogram for Shultz m. D. 425 Mill St., Danville a. Diseases of the stomach and intestines a specially Sunbury Of p. Members will visit this City to night. D h. W. P. Amole a dentists of kick 218 Mill Street. Teeth extracted without in Aln. Crown and la Ridge work a specially. Equipped with the latest and most improved instruments and prepared to execute the most difficult work. Or c. H. Reynolds formerly of Catawissa. Deal isl. Of Floe opposite Boston store Danville a dentistry in All its branches. Charge moderate and a work guaranteed. Established 1892. Here it is november a d. 1900, and two persons were overcome by the heat in different parts of the country on tuesday. The Small boy is announcing what he expects for Christmas. Here is a Man in Scranton who committed suicide because his wife obliged him to get up first in the morning to Cook his breakfast. There Are probably some men in this Vicinity who Are in the same boat but we doubt their committing suicide on this account. Murder and attempts at murder by Means of carbolic acid have become so frequent of late that some special Pun i Ihm ent ought to he devised to fit the crime. The residence of Heister Foust on front Street is being re painted. Remember the poor on thanksgiving Day. Patrick Welch and family former residents of Youngstown o., Are occupying the Lane residence on Church Street formerly occupied by Thomas Jones. The met Odist episcopal Church of Milton will be dedicated december 9th by Bishop Cyrus d. F Oss d. D. La. D. The eleventh annual convention of the Northumberland county Christian Endeavor Union will hold its session in Shamokin in St. John s reformed Church on november 29th and 30th. And the gathering promises to he the largest and most successful in the history of the Union. It is Gratifying to note the interest a majority of the property owners in this Section have taken in the matter of cleaning away the rubbish which accumulated about their premises during the fall. No such fall weather has been experienced in this Section for Many years and the oldest res Deuter a that mythical person always appealed to for verification of events climatic and wonderful lit a meteorological Way. Has been As much a prised As the Ordinary individual and wayfarer. Edward Foley the Well known Roll Turner is ill at his Home on e. Front Street. William Dewitt of Riverside passed through Sunbury on monday on a Hunting expedition Down to Bis old borne in lower Augusta. He looks As Young As be did thirty years daily. The ladies Aid society of St. Peter s m. I. Church South Danville will give a Chicken supper in the basement of the Church on thursday evening december 13. Tickets 25 cents. It has been generally decided that the Century ends with the last Day of this year and in consequence Many towns Are preparing to celebrate it in a significant Way. Thanksgiving will be More generally to served this year than fur Many years As it Marks the close of a leu try. D h. Hurt of in Danville tuesday when he sold machinery made by the Wilson laundry machine company of Columbia for the new laundry to be opened by Ralph Hodge and Harvey Stringer in the building in the rear of Pickett s clothing store on Iii Street. Miss Mary k Snyder a descendant of governor Snyder who died at Selius Grove recently left among other lie quests the following to the indoor Jurat de trustees of the diocese of Central Pennsylvania of the episcopal Church the ail saints Chyroh building being erected at Selinsgrove also lot on which it stands with two Story Bouse and outbuildings. Also her Pennsylvania Railroad Stock 105 shares and All other Money invested also her House and lot at Selinsgrove and House and lot of the Corner of front and Aroh streets in Sunbury to the rectory House at Selins Grove Library furniture carpets pictures and fixtures. All the rest residue and remainder of her estate real and personal or mixed to the said incorporated trustees forever. The Playa at the opera House this afternoon and evening will no doubt be first class. The company is a capable one and Well Worth seeing. Yon will hear All that is new in songs and music and the entire program will be sure to please. Arrangements have been completed for thanksgiving amusements in Danville to suit All tastes. The members of Beaver Lodge no. 132, Of p. Are planning to entertain seventy five or More members of the Sunbury Lodge at a regular meeting in the evening. Following the meeting the members of the two lodges will enjoy a banquet at armory Hall prepared by caterer g. Fred Smith. The Sunbury Lodge has arranged to run a special excursion train from that place to South Danville leaving Sunbury Atli 3l of clock. Returning the train will leave South Danville at 12 of clock Midnight. The committee in charge of the entertainment is Simon Hoffman John g. Waite William j. Williams Keely a. Ream and Edward Purpur. All Lodge members Are requested to meet at the Lodge rooms at six of clock to be escorted by Stoesz band to the South Danville station to meet the visitors. A strongly contested foot Ball game is promised at Dewitt spark this afternoon at 3 30 of clock Between the Danville and Catawissa High school teams. Good trap shooting both at Blue rocks and live Birds is announced for sportsmen by the Mausdale gun club. Two plays will be presented at the opera House by the Maude Hillman company a Charity Bess will be the matinee Bill and a a blackmail will be played this evening. Some of the younger people Are expected Home front schools and several Danville families have arranged to spend the Day and eat thanksgiving Turkey with friends out of town. Numerous social gatherings will be held this evening. The Well fattened Turkey is the Only one who can find nothing for his satisfaction in the plans for the Day and even he is inclined to think that he w ill be a in in favor of the company verdict for defendant in boiler explosion damage suit. Linton Willett spilled molten Iron with which he was working. Clinton Willett oldest son of mrs. Rebecca Willett of Riverside burned his foot badly while working at the stove works about three of clock tuesday afternoon. Y Oung Willett was carrying a ladle of molten Iron from the cupola to the molding room of the a dog shop w Hen he struck the ladle against a Mold spilling the Metal Over his left foot. He was taken Home and the injury was dressed. On october 25, 1899, Clinton a brother Frank was run Over by the cars and both of his legs were Cut off. Interesting chemical experiments. The y. M. C. A. Free entertainment course was auspiciously opened in association Ball tuesday eve by the chemical experiments made by prof. J. C. Carey of the Danville High school. The entertainment was Well attended and it was enjoyed by All present. The experiments were both interesting and instructive. Prof. Carey illustrated Many of the simple Laws of nature showing the chemical changes that Are frequently necessary to produce certain results. These entertainments Are free to the men Odanville. The next one will be on tuesday evening december 4, Beu miss Augusta Gilmore of Williamsport will give readings. Plucky woman and burglars. Another attempt at burglary was made Early tuesday morning at the residence of mrs. William j. Deen West Mahoning Street. The thieves first attempted to get into the cellar. Failing in that they pried open the shutter of one of the first floor windows. Mrs. Deen was awakened by the noise. She took a lamp and a revolver and went Down stairs to investigate. Her appearance frightened away the burglars just As they were raising the window. For thirteen hours the jurors wrestled with the Case of Barron against the Reading Iron company and at three of clock on saturday morning they readied a verdict of no cause of action or a in favor of the defendant a a As it was announced when court convened at 10 30 o clock on saturday morning. Following this verdict much curiosity was manifested concerning the deliberations of the jurors and what caused them to take so Long to arrive at a verdict. It is understood that from the time the jury retired All twelve of the men were in favor of rendering a verdict in favor of the plaintiffs if they could construe the Law so that such a verdict could be Given without proof that the Accident was caused by neglect on the part of the company and that at first six of the jurors were of the opinion that such a verdict could be found. But during the night these six became convinced that the Law As explained to them in the charge of the judge precluded a verdict for the plaintiffs unless the evidence proved negligence on the part of the company. On this Point the jurors were All agreed believing that no evidence was produced in the trial which proved such negligence. It is understood that the amount of damages should a verdict have been Given for the plaintiffs was not considered the Only question being whether any such verdict could be found at All. As soon As the verdict was rendered the attorneys for the plaintiffs made a motion for a new trial. They were granted two weeks in which to prepare a Case with exceptions. A Peculiar Accident. Peter Fisher of third Street an employee of the Reading Iron company walked for some distance after his leg was broken at the Iron Mill on saturday afternoon. Or. Fisher was employed at the Large scrap shears. At about 4 30 of clock a Large piece of boiler plate was being Cut at these shears. Six or eight men were holding the Iron but As the shears began to Cut the men were unable to keep the heavy plate from flying up on one bide. The Iron grazed or. Fishers Chin and As it descended it fell across his thigh breaking his leg a few inches below the hip. It was not known at first that the leg was broken and or. Fisher got up and walked some distance to a seat lie was then taken to his Home in a Carriage. Or. Newbaker was summoned and reduced the fracture. It is unusual for a person to walk on a broken leg As did or. F Isher although this does rarely happen with what is termed an impacted fracture where the splintered parts of the Bone Are closely fitted into each other. Personal paragraphs. Brief mention of the movement of your friends and acquaintances. Preparing for the fair. Preparations Are being made for the fair to be held under the auspices of Friendship fire company. From the present Outlook the fair promises to be a great Success. It will probably be held in the store room formerly occupied by the Schoch grocery. It will be opened about december 15. Many displays will be made by Danville merchants and interesting contests will be held. A loess band will furnish music during the fair which if successful w ill be continued two weeks. A prodigal father. At the meeting of the school Board on monday evening one of the directors told of a Case of paternal degradation and selfishness that is hard to realize. According to this statement William e. Young As truant officer reported to the Board some time ago that a certain child was unable to attend school because be did not have clothing that would permit him to come. A few Days after he investigated the Case officer Young found the father of the child on the Street badly intoxicated. The officer took the Man to task for not working and for spending his Money for whiskey when his children could not have clothes to go to school. To this the father replied that he did not have to work that he had two children working in local Mills who earned what Money he wants. Brigadier Miles tells of salvation Anny work in Many climes. A Good sized audience heard brigadier Miles lecture at the salvation army Barracks on saturday evening. A my army wanderings half around the world a was the subject. The lecture was profusely illustrated by stereo Ticon views of scenes in different parts of this country and Europe. It was an interesting discourse and was listened to attentively by All present. Brigadier Miles officiated at the Shiloh reformed Church sunday morning. A Large congregation was present. The meetings in the army Hall sunday were also Well attended. The brigadier a visit to Danville was beneficial to the salvation army work. Spike in horses foot. J. B. Cleavers valuable horse was badly injured tuesday afternoon by running a Large Spike into his right Himl foot. Or. Cleaver was driving on Mill Street near the flour Mill when the horse stepped on the Spike which was driven into the Frog of his foot about two and a half inches. The Nail was removed and the injury poultice. It is believed that no permanent injury will result. Starting up the saw Mills owing to the Long drought Bailey amp Shepperson have had their Glen City and tora Hicken saw Mills shut Down for several weeks. The heavy rainfall the past few Days has tilled the Small streams and they will put the Mills in operation this morning. Sawing will be resumed at May other Mills in this part of the state. Death of mrs. John Reedy. Word was received in this City on saturday evening of the death at Berwick of mrs. John Reedy a former Well known resident of Danville. Mrs. Reedy was the daughter of the late James Wright who for a Long time was employed at the Reading Iron works and a Niece of Engineer Angus Wright of the water works. The family moved to Berwick several years ago. Mrs. Reedy is survived by a husband and one daughter. Entertained at dinner. Mrs. George a Hartline entertained a number of friends at a six of clock dinner at her Home on Bio Jui Street thursday evening. Those present were mrs. Mary a Hower mrs. A. Y. I lower and daughter Ruth mrs. Amos Wohlfarth mrs. Webster Foust Ami daughters Ethel and Mabel mrs. David Haring miss Alice a Hartline and mrs. Jerry Hess and i daughter Edna of Bloomsburg. Clarence Fisher of Utica n. A a a was a guest at the Home of mrs. M. L. Fisher West Mahoning Street tuesday. William Robinson of Mooresburg drove to this City yesterday. Charles Shires of Strawberry Ridge called on friends in this City tuesday. C. 1. Hancock transacted business in Bloomsburg tuesday. Mrs. John Rebman left tuesday for Philadelphia where she will make her Home. Miss e. A. Reed who spent the summer and fall with her sister mrs. H. J. Herrington East Market Street left sunday afternoon for san Antonio Texas where she will spend the Winter. Miss Nellie James of Exchange has returned Home after a visit at the Home of s. M. Trumbower Market Street. John Rogers esq., of Williamsport spent sunday with Danville friends. Miss Fannie Wilson of Wilkes Barre is visiting at the Home of s. M. Trumbower Market Street. Harry Conway of Bucknell University was a visitor in this City tuesday. Mrs. John Frederick returned to Pitts ton tuesday after a visit at the Home of Joseph mayan c Street. Mrs. Beyer of Washingtonville left tuesday for a visit with relatives in Westmoreland county. Or. A. T. Dewitt of Riverside left tuesday for a few Days Hunting near Sunbury. J. L. Evans left tuesday for a business trip to Lewistown. William e. Seidel son of Edward y. Seidel accompanied George Hunt of Altoona As far As Lewistown saturday where he will visit his aunt. Miss Myrtie Elliott. Miss Mary Moyer of Milton is visiting relatives in this City. Mrs. Henry Bierman of Bloomsburg. Spent saturday with relatives in this cite. Frank Shelhart transacted business in Bloomsburg tuesday. F. C. Derr went to Catawissa tuesday afternoon. C. Cotner of Washingtonville returned tuesday from a business trip to Philadelphia. W. J. Mohr of Exchange was in town tuesday. Miss Grace me a Nail returned to Berwick on saturday. Miss Mattie Morrall of Kipps run is visiting relatives in Philadelphia. Daniel Billmeyer of Washingtonville was in town on saturday. James Seesholtz of Berwick spent sunday with Danville friends. Howard Billmeyer of Strawberry Ridge spent a few hours in Danville on saturday. Herbert Moyer returned to Coates Ville on saturday. Albert Harry of Berwick is visiting at the Home of George Myerly on East front Street. Or. And mrs. James Gulliver have returned from a visit with relatives in Centre Cambria and Clearfield counties. Or. Edward Davis of Berwick spent sunday with his parents or. And mrs. W. C. Davis. Harry Allen of the Bennett so Moulton repertoire company visited friends in this City tuesday. Miss Sarah Hoover of Sunbury called on Danville friends tuesday. Or. And mrs. Daniel Harris and daughter Emma and miss Martha Caw Thern of Shamokin spent sunday with friends in this City. Miss Laura Peyton spent sunday with Bloomsburg friends. Mrs. C. P. Hancock and son William k., returned monday from a trip to Philadelphia. Mrs. W. 11. Easter and son Robert of Chambersburg Are visiting at the Home of her brother ii. R. Moore on Bloom Street. Mrs. Maud Schatz of Carlisle is a guest at the Keiner Homestead Mill Street. Miss Ada Bailey returned on tuesday from a visit in Philadelphia. T. A. Butkiewicz. Of Nanticoke was the guest of Edward Quot Czechowicz tuesday. Or. Butkiewicz is a substitute on the Princeton foot Hall team. Miss Mary Reber of Milton spent tuesday with friends in this City. Mrs. Isaac Pun Ell of new York is visiting her father Hon. James Foster Walnut Street. Miss Mary Baker of it. Carmel is visiting relatives in this City. Mrs. Ray Good of Newberry is visiting mrs. J. C. Peifei on West Market Street. Curry Fisher of Lehigh University is spending thanksgiving with his Mother mrs. M. L. Fisher West Mahoning Street. Mrs. Hannah Wyle is visiting friends at Lime Ridge. Mrs. Ii. Mckellup of on Danville friends tuesday afternoon. John Fisher of Catawissa spent a few hours in this City tuesday. Mrs. James Fausnaught of Milton called on friends in this City tuesday. Youngster is still growing holidays Lor Montour and Columbia Telephone company adding Many new subscribers. For a youngster that was supposed to have attained its growth the Montour amp Columbia Telephone company is still a growing and Lusty infant. When the construction company turned the system Over to the local management less than six was supposed that the Community had been thoroughly canvassed and that about All the a phones possible had been installed. But since that time the demand for the service has taxed the capacity of the company employees for introduction and building new lines. And the demand seems to be growing greater instead of decreasing. Since october 1st, fifty new a phones have been installed. On Friday contracts were signed for three new a phones in this City. They were for the Rev. Or. W. I. r. Rote and the United states express company. New lines Are being constructed to reach All parts of the towns in which the service has already been introduced and the company is All the time reaching out to enter new territory. The company now has 205 subscribers connected with the Danville Exchange 165 with Bloomsburg Twenty four with Catawissa fifty with Berwick Twenty four with Benton and Twenty three with Millville making 491 telephones operated by this company with All of w hich each subscriber has free connection. The lines of this company Are also connected w Ith the exchanges of several of the other Independent companies in this part of the state with which the subscribers of the Montour amp Columbia company Are Given free communication. This service reaches Milton Lewisburg Sunbury Northumberland Shamokin it. Carmel Selinsgrove Ashland and Many other smaller towns within a radius of forty or fifty Miles. Decided upon at monday nights meeting of the Board. Woman was satisfied but still has a Broomstick Handy for the officer. The last act of a melodrama in real life was played in a Squire Bare a office monday afternoon. A few Days ago a woman living several Miles out in the country entered a complaint charging her husband with brutal Aud inhuman treatment. Monday afternoon the principals appeared at justices court anxious to Settle the a ase. A you see a Squire a a explained the woman a a it Sall the drink that does it. He Sas Good a Man As Ever was when he a sober but he was drunk Aud did no to know w hat he was doing when he done it. Lies promised me to let the stuff alone and so in a willing to drop the a Squire Bare expressed his satisfaction at such an arrangement providing the $3.50 costs were paid. That was a discouraging feature but the reconciled couple finally adjusted matters by each paying part of the costs. They started to leave the office apparently satisfied when the woman stopped and looked at the three officers who were present. A i guess none of you be the Man that made uie walk five Miles in the mud today to fix this up a she said after a careful scrutiny. A and Lucky it is for you that you aint for in a going to take a Broomstick to that officer the next time i see the Public schools of Danville will be closed on thanksgiving and on Friday of this week. They will also be closed for the week beginning december 24, but school will be held All of the week beginning december 31, including new years. This was decided upon at the regular meeting of the school Board monday evening. President of the Board Fischer and directors Keefer Orth Burger Barber a Lapel wer Kleiser Black and Fenster Macher were present. Or. Barber reported that the committee on buildings Hopes to have the railing at the second Ward school fixed before the next meeting. The treasurer was directed to draw an order for the payment of the teachers salaries for november. The question of closing the school on Friday As Well As a on thanksgiving brought to Light the fact that some of the teachers desire to have the schools closed for the two Davs and some of them do not. On or. Orth a motion the question of closing was decided As already stated. Or. Barber called attention to a set of mathematical blocks that were recently purchased by professors Gordy and Carey for the purpose of helping pupils to better understand the calculation of surfaces and solids both in the study of arithmetic and geometry. Prof. Houser explained the working of the blocks. On motion of or. Keefer a was appropriated to reimburse professors Gordy and Carey for the Purchase of the blocks which will be owned by the schools. The following Bills were ordered paid B. Sweitzer,.$21.80 r. L. Myers amp co.,. 18.00 Standard electric Light co., 11.96 Frank Schram. 7 40 Willard Miller. 2.00 Seidel so Bausch. 5.50 p. M. Kerns so son. 1.25 William Tuigg. William Young. Ginn so co.,. Werner school Book co.,. American Book co.,. P. So r. Freight. Joseph Gross. 2.50 4.37 5.00 4.80 3.20 .45 .50 read your Home paper. The local paper should be found in every Home. No children should grow up ignorant who can be taught to appreciate the Home paper. It is said to be the stepping Stone of intelligence in All those matters not to be Learned Inix it oks. Give your children a foreign paper which contains not one word about any person place or thing which they Ever saw or perhaps Ever heard of and How could you expect them to be interested but let them have the Home paper and read of people whom they meet and of places with which they Are familiar and soon an interest is awakened which increases with every arrival of the local paper. Thus a habit of Reading is formed and those children will read the papers All their lives and become intelligent men and women a credit to their ancestors and Strong in the knowledge of the world As it is to Day. Danville Basket Ball players badly beaten by St. Clair. St. Clair forty eight Danville seventeen. That tells the Story of the downfall of the local Basket at St. Clair on saturday evening. No one knows what caused it nor How the St. Clair boys made such a Large score. Gaskins one of the defense men was not feeling Well and substitute Oberdorf was played in the first half which at the end stood thirty two for St. Clair and two for Danville. In the second half Gaskins was put in and the Danville players did much better. The St. Clair boys put up a much better game than the local team expected and the fast play completely demoralized the Danville boys. Arrangements Are being made for another game Between the same teams to be played in this City in the near future and at that time the Danville boys Hope to turn the tables on the visitors. The teams lined up As follows Danville. St. Clair. Ohnston Oberdorf a. Gaskins j deft use summary. Goals from Fields Hughes 9 Johnston 7. Titus 3 Ray 3 Taylor 1 Newbaker 4 Sechler 3. Klase 1. Goals from foul Titus 2 Bedea 1. Reese referee Diehl Umpire. Salvation army notes. Special services will be conducted in salvation army Hall of sunday afternoon and evening. This will he Ensign and mrs. Lei Ftp a last sunday in Danville. In the afternoon Rev. Or. A. 1. Steans will speak and the y. M. C. A. Quartet will sing. In the evening Ensign and mrs. Lle Ift will speak of the work during their stay in Danville on tuesday night will be the final Farewell. The officers from Milton and Sunbury Are expected to be present. A thanksgiving service will he held at the Hall tomorrow evening. Instructive and interesting lecture of or. Darst at the High school. The High school room was crowded thursday night when or. Darst delivered the Only evening lecture of the Institute. His s object was a i the heir of All the it was an eloquent and instructive lecture treating of the Advance of the human race from the creation. He pointed out the creative Energy of the divine being that enters into every tiling. Four principal racial forces were taken As the basis from which the modern race has inherited its advantages. They were the hebrew with its Genius for religion and enduring strength the grecian with its artistic and classical culture the roman with its Laws and the teutonic with its development of Liberty which was carried from the German forests to England and from there to America. This title of creative Progress he declared is still moving on. Chicken supper. The ladies of gomen link Temple no. 122 G. E., will hold a Chicken supper in armory Hull on saturday evening december 1. Price of tickets 25 cents. At Christ Church. At Christ episcopal Church the thanksgiving services will he a Celebration of the holy communion at 8 a. M. And morning prayer and Sermon at 10 30 a. M. The it Fiering will be for the Benefit of the Packer Hospital Sunbury. Basket Ball on Friday night. The Mahanoy City Basket bail team will play the Danville boys at armory Hall on Friday evening. A Good game Inay be expected. Ordered to ship boiler. Orders were monday sent to the Babcock to. Wilcox company to ship at once the boiler for the water works Annex. Work on this building is progressing rapidly. It will be ready for the slate roofers this week. Pried Ole the thief tapped till with a meat Cleaver secured seven dollars. Some thief who tapped the Money drawer with a Cleaver secured about $7 from the Butcher shop of Theodore Hoffman jr., no. 708 East Market Street Early on saturday morning. The theft was committed Between six and seven of clock. The men had All gone out Wilh the Wagon and or. Hoffman was Down town at Market. The door was locked and the key was left for Theodore Hoffman sr., in a place known Only to people connected with the shop. It was still dark when the theft was committed but it is supposed that the thief watched the Man who locked up and after every one wa9 gone took the key and unlocked the door. When he went out after taking the Money he locked the door behind him and put the key Back where he found it. Evidently he could not work the combination of the Money drawer failing in which he took a meat Cleaver and pried the drawer off. He left three cents. As near As is known he secured $7. No clue of the thief has been discovered. Deaf mute looking for a Man started bum or of a robbery. Sunday afternoon it was rumoured that an attempt to commit a robbery had been made at g. Fred Smiths restaurant on Mill Street. The Rumor started from the fact that about one of clock a stranger was found in one of the second a floor rooms. When or. Smith tried to learn what he wanted the stranger made signs to indicate that he was deaf and dumb. He wrote on a pad saying that he was looking for George Watson. Or. Smith knew of no Buch Man but he emphatically ordered the fellow to leave the place. Whether he understood or not the Man grasped the restaurant keepers meaning and promptly went out. After he left the restaurant the stranger applied at several places for directions to find the Man for whom he was looking. If he was spamming that he was a mute As some of those who saw him believed he played the part Well for no ruse commonly used to expose Sham mutes worked in his Case. Chain gang remedy badly needed in this county. Josiah Flynt the Well known a a Hobo author and student of social economics once wrote. A just so Long As the american housewife continues to feed every tramp that begs at her door just so Long will she have tramps to it can As Well be said that just so Long As the authorities Odanville and Montour county follow their present methods of dealing with tramps just so Long will they have tramps to Deal with and More than that just so Long will the present epidemic of Chicken stealing and Petty pilfering continue to say nothing of bold ups and More serious crimes. According to the present system tramps who make themselves too obnoxious in their begging Are Given a nights lodging in the lock up and Are turned Loose in the morning to again prey on the Public. Many others Are furnished with a free nights lodging with perhaps a breakfast thrown in at the tramps hotel at the poor farm. In this Way the Fellows Are insured a comfortable place to sleep and they can easily beg or steal their food with no fear of severe punishment. The tramps like this system As their numbers in this Vicinity indicate. Let the Council of Danville and the Montour county authorities pass ordinances directing that All tramps found within the county limits must serve at least ten Days in the county jail such sentence entailing ten hours work each Day in a Chain gang at breaking Stone or on the Public highways. Then let tire authorities see that the Law is rigidly enforced. It is Safe to predict that within thirty Days from the passage of such ordinances there would be few a a hoboes in Montour county and the present epidemic of Petty thieving Ami More serious crimes would be a thing of the past. The few tramps who still remained in the county would be forced to accomplish considerable toward the betterment of the Public highways without in any Way keeping honest men from their regular Tabor. The honest citizen and tax payer would like this system the tramps would not. His birthday anniversary. Charles Livziey was pleasantly surprised by a number of Liis friends on monday evening the occasion being his 21st birthday. Those present were the misses Irene George Dora White Lena Kyau Elsie Elliott Cora Hendricks Lillian Hendricks Hattie Reilly Lizzie Mgginley Emma Hunt Bertha Kielly mrs. Livziey and mrs. Rowe. Messes Charles Woolridge s. Welliver j. Elliot Edward Lovett Arthur Woolridge c. Rosencrantz Ezra Hendricks Abra Han Hiatt James Rielly and a. C. Antrim. Don t forget the shooting match at mans Dale today. Realized nearly Twenty dollars the cake and apron Sale of the ladies Aid society of Christ Church held at the Home of mrs. C. Robson on East Mahoning Street tuesday afternoon land even ing was Well patronized. Most of the articles on Sale were disposed of. Tea was served. Nearly 20 was realized. Jul rns Minu the office of the american using furnished with a Large assortment 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 in the neatest manner Job printing fall kinds and description. J5�fget our prices before plate your orders. Is Rev. D. Stuart who is under Cloud at Wilkes Barre conducted meetings Here. The publication of the picture of the Rev. D. Stuart in the Philadelphia papers Friday confirmed the belief that the Young minister now under a Cloud in Luzerne county at one time figured prominently in Danville Church circles. Or. Stuart is the Clergyman who is accused of malpractice in connection with the death of his girl wife at Plymouth a few Days ago and against whom it is stated that the charge of murder will be preferred. He was arrested at Philadelphia and taken to Wilkes Barre Early in the week. While a student at Bucknell University at Lewisburg a year ago last Spring or. Stuart conducted a series of revival meetings at Immanuel Baptist Church on Walnut Street. At that time he was also acting As Supply for the Church at montaudon. He preached Here several times both before and after the revival meetings. Immanuel Church was without a pastor and several members were very anxious to extend a Call to him. He was popular in Danville and his evangelistic services were successful about Twenty six conversions resulting. He pretended to take a great interest in the work Here one of his favorite expressions frequently repeated being a How i do love this Little Church and its people suggestions for school work made by Able instructors at High school. Secretary w. D. Laumaster of the y. M. C. A., conducted the devotional exercises at the opening of the Institute in the High school room thursday morning. Miss Patridge occupied the second and third periods of the Forenoon session continuing her talks on language study. She said that children make errors in written language because of ignorance and carelessness. Teachers should not Point out errors made in the written exercises but should keep All papers examined and make a list of the mistakes made by each Pupil. Children must get the thought before they can properly use language in writing and they should first be taught orally and then the written lessons should be corrected by Oral exercises. The children should copy lessons Aud strict accuracy should be required in this work. Or. Croswell continued his nature study talks using Plant life As his sub. Jet. In studying plants he said teachers should Lead children to become thoroughly acquainted with a single Plant its growth habits and life Aud the pupils should be encouraged to grow plants at Home. Or. Darst again spoke on pedagogy saying that All knowledge All thought and All ideas must be acquired through observation and these must be Woven together by the child for future use. Mrs. A. R. Ramsey of Philadelphia organizer of the Congress of mothers addressed the afternoon session of tli2 Institute in the interest of the cause she represents. She said that the great Force in making tie Home is the school and that the teachers View should be brought into Contact with the mothers View in order to accomplish the Best results. The Congress wants to put kindergartens into schools throughout the state especially to save the children who have depraved mothers or no mothers at All. Mrs. Joseph h. Johnson and mrs. W. D. Laumaster Sang a duet. In her afternoon talk miss Patridge spoke of general school work and the duties of directors saying it is not Good business for directors to employ teachers and then never visit the schools. Or. Darst directed his address to directors As Well As teachers saying that the development of boys and girls is a subject worthy of the Earnest attention of thoughtful men. He then spoke about the combination of Art and literature into poetry. Peculiar Accident. William m. Haddens who is employed at the structural tubing works met with a Peculiar Accident on saturday evening. He was working on an Emery wheel and was cutting a piece of twine on it when one end of the string caught in the wheel. The other end was wound around his right thumb. Before he could loosen the Cord the thumb was broken below the joint. Or. Newbaker reduced the fracture. Cut by Chip of Iron. While James Mcbride jr., of South Danville was employed at the Curry amp Vannan machine shops on saturday afternoon a deep Gash was Cut in his face by a piece of flying Iron that had been chipped from a casting. Or. Smith dressed the wound. Pire department election. The election of officers for the fire department will be Field next saturday evening at Friendship engine House on ferry Street. The polls will be open from 6 30 to 8 of clock. A chief and four assistants will be elected. Notice. An adjourned meeting of the Montour county agricultural society will be held at the California Grange Hall on monday dec. 3rd at 2 p. Lit. The object of the meeting is to Complete the organization and elect officers for the ensuing year. All Farmers in Montour county Are requested to be present and take Partin the proceedings. J. K. Murray press to

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