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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - November 29, 1906, Danville, PennsylvaniaHome paper for tie he circulation of this paper if increasing rapidly it a �1 pay you o advertise in the Amk Icax. Subscription $1 per year do. Tivit. H. Jen Ninos i it Kil 1st a Foj Farr i or i. M to 111 v 10� Mui a it. I m fat u v 1/ a huh vile. / a. J 1 Shultz a -i-5 Mil 1 Quot a. I \ n, a. A n the shot oui a i i Intel line. Specially a this coi try will never by entirely free until it supplies All of its own demands with its own productions. Of. 52-no 48, Danville. Pa., thursday november 29, 1906. Established in 1855 a Little touch of Winter weather Nakes the whole world feel better. A the of mirth Quot is the one in which tin Oai bin a a full. The maj it of men and women ire ill Glass houses. The school children Are looking Forward to vacation. Connell t lie has a citizen who re a tired a sentence because he not my refused to provide for his sick life lint remained at Home and ate he provisions sent to her by the neigh ors. Miss Puli Simpson the lie Roic Little be Ystone Telephone Giri who saved nud reds of dollars wort i of proper a by Rem living at her Post and giving the alarm when she discovered the Darby police building to be on fire i tune to. Is just recovering from a critical i less Henry s i Kiewicz the Well known Olish uo1 is has sent to Briti Sli and frene1 newspapers an open letter 0 Empero William denouncing a a Tissian a Ament of Poland Especio by in co a action with the school Jestion Rud Ard Kipling who dislikes the. Inter climate of England is preparing As Sunai to blot out the Winter outs from his Calendar by sailing f South Africa where he has a Beautiful Lirose near Cape town give to him by Cecil Rhodes. Mrs. I Siy Green the richest to Tan in Africa was 72 years old on is wednesday and is in perfect health. She is More deeply engrossed 1 Bensine flairs than Ever and lets a Opportunity pass to increase her be Altai the largest and heaviest Deer of the son shot in the Vicinity of White Aven has been brought in by Nerv Fulk and Lyman Wagner of thigh Tannery. It was a five prong a Bock weighing 290 pounds dressed id was shot by or. Folk at the june on of single Mill and Tobyhanna reeks. Temperance in eating is quite As Pessary morally mentally and Phy Cally. As Temperance in drinking in Sites. A it beginning to show the Sliday stimulus. A Man s i of duct always talks loud a Tolian Iii deeds. Reprise nations Are being made it is id from in official source urging the a Sira Biliti of the appointment of an her am Rvan Cardinal at the next pal consistory. The plea is that Merica is in adequately represented a the Sai i .1 College and this Circum Ance appears to the nation to be a Light even a Dairy Quot by Mark Twain a by of which is among the books Milit recently fur Charlton Public Barry at Worcester mass., has been rred by the trustees because there e pictures in the Book of a kind that e regarded As questionable. While a party of men were Hunting Elk Coli Ute a few Days ago John Felt aged 18 years shot a it Down. Thinking it was dead he but up to it to bleed it when the Limal suddenly jumped no and at coed him. Tearing off one of his is one of his legs and disembowel a him. The school authorities of Chester 11 prosecute the dealers who sell gazettes to children. The Champion checker player of Ostern Pennsylvania is Henry Honaker of Cooperstown Venango duty who is in his 89th year. He alleges to meet any player at any me. Or. Slonaker is a Stalwart re lican and says he never voted a lit ticket. The interstate improvement company s decided to Drill another Well of lands at Hyner Clinton of Monty. A company has four producing Gass i in its territory. The new Well will 1,800 feet deep. The City of York has an organized Oev Lent society to look after the uts of its needy poor. During the St year was Given to 1,200 persons d Coal and other pro Iione to the value of Over 8,20o a re distributed 3uilding inspector Ferre of Harris re says that the building activity the present year in that City has ver been surpassed. There Are now ser course or construction 260build-i�, mostly dwellings in Navy Observance is being agitated Berwick. The preachers of the town be been giving sermons on the sub it and the citizens Are thoroughly a used. It is hoped that the agitation 11 result in a better Observance of i Day of rest jaw abiding citizens of Scranton i rejoicing in the successful carry out of the mayors order which be Scranton a a tight Quot sunday. The iceman Hud to keep a close watch in Midnight a Alurdas till Midnight Day to keep the Saloon Back doors 1. But they came off victorious. Job printing the office of the american being furn shed with a Large assortment of Job letter and fancy Typ and Job material Genera by the publisher announces to the Public that he is prepared at ail times to execute in the neatest manner. Job printing of ail k kinds and description All details seem to be arranged and the fact is understood that the bit Mill Idle since june will Start to on monday next. December 3rd. The Advance granted by the Reading Iron company which grew out of the recent revision of the wage schedules was submitted to the workmen on last thursday. It amounted to a 12>2 per cent Advance for the pud doers which raises the Price to $4 59 per ton. In addition to this the company makes plight advances to the lower priced employees of the finishing Mills. Saturday Forenoon the employees of the Reading Iron works held a meet aug at their usual meeting place in the armory when the Advance submitted to the men thursday was formally considered. It was agreed to accept the proffered terms and after the meeting the committee waited upon the general manager at the company a office Aud informed him of tie action taked by the employees this was about All that was necessary Aud it now seems to to perfectly understood Between the management and the men that the Plant will Start up next monday. The old employees will All go Back to their places. A Large number of the six or seven Hundred men employed it is True Are out of town working elsewhere but they have a week in which to adjust affairs where they Are employed and to get Back to town. The Reading Iron works is tie main standby in the town. During the Long period of its a period of five Mouths the business interests of Danville suffered materially Ami until Assurance was Given that an agreement had finally been reached Between the Compau and the employed everyone looked Forward to tie Long Winter ahead with dread Aud misgiving. Under the circumstances Tii auks giving Only a few Days Distant will have a new significance to our people. Trade will no doubt instantly re. Vive Aud in a Short time Danville will assume its wonted activity. Too much can not he said for the j conduct of the workmen during the a Long strike. At no time was there the a least semblance of disorder the rank and file seemed to act upon the advice j of those who had been entrusted with j the leadership Aud fortunately for the Success of the cause these were men j Cool headed Aud discreet in every emergency Aud who seemed influenced by one consideration and that was the general Good. All classes were Well taken care of and so far As known there were no cases of destitution or suffering. J j death of Edward Foley. Edward Foley one of Danville a most notable citizens and a Man who Lias been identified wit ii the Iron Industry in this City Lor Over half a Cut Ury died tue Nav at 5 30 of clock at his Home on East front Street from j the infirmities of old age. Or. Foley came to this country from j Staffordshire England in 1848 with i Charles Hunt and William twist both a of whom Are now dead. By occupation a Roll Turner he was employed at the co operative Mill Aud later at the North Branch Aud Mahoning. About six years ago he retired Oving to failing health. The deceased was aged 81 years and 9 Mouths. He is survived by his wife and the following Sou and daughters mrs. John Harris mrs. T. J. Price Aud miss Kate Foley of this City mrs Jennie eave Sou of Kingston and William Foley of Berwick. He was a life Long member of the methodist Church Aud a charter member of Beaver Lodge no. 132, knights of pythias of Danville. The funeral will take place Friday afternoon at 2 of clock from the late residence. The knights of pythias will have charge of the services. Interment will by made in the episcopal cemetery. In a few Days a notice will be conspicuously posted at each end of the River Bridge which will give not Only automobile its hut Drivers of horses quite a Jar. Each Hoard will be some 4 .x3,2 feet the lettering being of White on a Black surface so that anyone who a runs May following is the legend set Forth for tie edification of those who use the Bridge a to Drivers of horses Etc notice is hereby Given that any person or persons who shall ride or drive across any portion of this Bridge faster than a walk shall forfeit or pay a Fine of not less than five dollars nor More than thirty dollars for each and every offence. By order of county commissioners of Montour Aud Northumberland a most unfortunate Accident occurred in this City about noon monday in which a Well known and highly respected citizen of Valley township lost his life. The Accident was especially a in that it occurred under circumstances which unless perfectly understood Are Apt to give Rise to false impressions both a As relates to the victim and the place where a the sad affair took place the eau who lost his life was Henry a d. Yorks Aud briefly told the Circum stances under which lie sustained fatal 1 injury Aro As follows during yesterday Forenoon or. Yorks who lives at the Eastern end of Valley township started from Home Aud walked into town with county commissioner c. Xiv. Cook. After reaching Danville Aud while walking up Mill Street or. Yorks became desirous of seeking a toilet room the Board contains a similar notice Aud was directed by or. Cook to the to owners Ami Drivers of automobiles who Are warned not to operate or drive any automobile or motor vehicle across any portion of the Bridge at a Speed greater than a mile in six minutes under penalty of a Fine not less than ten dollars nor More than Twenty dollars the Large Board or notices were painted by Chris Hershey Aud were delivered at the county commissioners1 office on saturday. After some slight alterations in workmanship they will be posted at the Post a aug of the notices imposing these rather Radical restrictions upon Drivers is pursuant to action taken at a joint meeting of the county commissioners of Northumberland and Montour coun Murro alleyway Kitwe Nelias Maiers restaurant and the property adjoining which leads around to the rear of the restaurant. The Man followed the walk Aud understanding that the conveniences were installed in the House he entered the Side door that leads into Oue of the apartments at the rear. Once inside he was directed to the front apartment in which the bar is located and from the rear of which opens the door to the room he was in quest of. Now comes the really remarkable part of the Story. In entering the bar room from the rear a person walk a through a Short passage from the Side of which opens a door leading into the cellar Way. The cellar Steps ate Atli ties recently Aud grew out of the abuse or Steep and treacherous and in order of the Bridge by automobile its and of Prev out persons from falling great persons wishing to show off their care has always been taken to keep horses who habitually used the Bridge As a Speedway. The Montour county Board of commissioners might have Compromise on some rate of Speed a trifle faster than a walk if the maintaining of aug Middle ground were practicable in the premises but the Northumberland county Board could not see that a Compromise was practicable Aud insisted on carrying out the letter of the Law in Sincli cases made Aud provided or in other we ords on holding All Down to a walk. A great big kick will no doubt result from this action of the county commissioners. During the year or More that the Bridge has been open there has been to restrictions As to the door closed. More than this in order to prevent even the remotest possibility of Accident. Or. Maier devised an ingenious lock or contrivance by Means of which the door is sure to five shut and lock itself. It Cau Only be opened by pulling a Cord to which an Iron ring is attached and w hich protrudes at the opposite Sido of the door where the hinges Are fastened la this was the greatest possible Security seemed assured As to one hut those familiar with the device could open the door at All Aud thus All danger that might arise from strangers mistaking the door for one leading outside was obviated. But alas As the sequel shows a Speed. The horses have become a strange fatality seems to control some sunday services at St. John s. Arrangements have been Mado whereby service will be held at St. Johns German lutheran Church twice each sunday Ino Ruig Aud evening. Services will be held for the lutheran congregations at Grovania and Ridge Ville on alternate sunday afternoons. This arrangement of services will be in effect after next sunday. Practising for Christmas. Since Christmas is but four weeks away the sunday Are beginning to practice the work by which they expect to observe the birth of the Christ child Aud at the same time entertain their friends. The practice at the present time consists largely in Drill in the musical numbers Aud the recitative will he taken up later. The present indications Are that the services in All of our churches will be Vrey Beautiful and appropriate. Robbed mine Box cars. On sunday night nine Reading fre get cars on the siding at West Milton were broken into by robbers and n Quantity of wine and cigars Aud other merchandise was taken. The matter was kept As quiet As possible monday by the Railroad people Aud several detectives were on the ground during the most of the Day. As far As is known there is no glue to the Thieve customer to trotting across and it will prove a hard Job to hold some of them Down to a walk. The sweeping restrict ious As to Speed has of course been All brought about by reckless a and inconsiderate people who Are in the habit of speeding their horses Over the Bridge. Whether a slow or moderate Trot injures the Bridge to any appreciable extent might be a question but As to the racing of horses or Spe Diug of automobiles through the driveway there can be to difference of opinion. The effect on the Bridge is perceptible at such times and to Oue can doubt but injury must result. Dropped dead on Public Road. George Vatson a Well known resident of Jersey town succumbed suddenly monday afternoon to an attack of heart trouble. Death overtook or. Watson while he was walking on the Public Road about a mile from his Home. Or. Vats of had been to the Fann of Charles Martz about a mile from terse town and was on his Way Home when he we As overcome. He was on foot Aud was driving a cow. Or. Martz had just said Good Bye to his visitor when a Short while later the cow came running Back. Puzzled at the return of the animal. Or. Martz investigated Aud found the us fortunate Rau about 500 Yards away lie having sunk into a Kun Eeling position. Or. Watson was dead when or. Martz arrived on the scene. The deceased had been a sufferer from heart trouble for some time but his ailment of late had not been of sufficient severity to cause immediate alarm. The sudden death came there fore an a great Shock. The deceased was 52 years of age and is survived by a wife a half brother. John Watson principal of the third Street schools of Bloomsburg Aud two Sisters miss Ella of Bloomsburg and miss Sallie who resides in new Jersey. He was a Meraner of the Jerseytown m. E. Church and was known As a Mau of exemplary character. To was generally liked Aud his loss will be Felt among a wide Circle of friends. Cancels engagement. Ira t. How eth the Well known educator who was to have been one of the lecturers at the local Institute which convenes in this City next week has been incapacitated by a serious Accident and compelled to cancel All of his engagements for this fall. Or. How eth was lecturing at an Institute in Indiana when he was caught under i falling roof and sustained a fru Ture of both Bones of lie right lower leg. Or. How eth was to Haye take part in the Institute on Monda a tuesday lecturing on a the teachers a the artist teachers and a the raw material of the common schools. A county superintendent Derr states that another Aud competent Man will he secured in or. How eth a place. Cases and All precautions Are in vain. As or. Yorks in Obedi Euco to directions Vas passing from the rear to the front room lie paused at the Celler door. E. Z. Witman. The bar tender observing this called to or. Yorks a a this Way my at the same moment to the Surprise Aud consternation of everybody the door flew opeus inward Aud or. Yorks with a crash went head first Down the Long Steep stairs. How the Mau managed to get the door open is a mystery. There is but Oue solution Aud that is that in the single moment that he was fumbling around in the dim Light to acc Dently caught his Finger in the Iron ring and opened the door at the same moment falling to his death. Elias Maier c. Xiv. Cook Aud a couple of others present rushed Down into the Collar and found or. Yorks lying at the foot of the stairs a Lcou scions he was carried up onto the first floor Aud placed of a cot in the rear room. Or. Shultz Aud or. Newbaker were immediately called. Or. Shultz arriving first. The physicians both agreed that the Mau was fatally injured Aud that he could live but u Short time. The injury sustained was at the base of the brain causing cerebral hem Rehage Aud general paralysis the sync of us being those of fatal apoplexy. To. Occident occurred just before 12 of clock Aud the Man lingered until about 1 of clock when lie expired. At to True was lie conscious after the Accident the two physicians who remained with the Mau until death fully convinced As to the cause of death and agreed that an inquest was not necessary. There never was a death that was More purely accidental Aud for which More clearly to blame even in the remotest degree attached to anyone. Or. Y works the victim was a Man of prudence Aud sobriety. He did not refresh himself at or. Maiers restauro a int and As explained above was there purely for a outlier purpose. As Boot As the Accident occurred word was telephoned out to or Yorks Home and in response his son Peter a. Yorks at once drove into town. Itsou the latter a arrival the injured Man was dead the deceased was a life Long Resi deut of Valley township he was sixty three years of age Aud is survive i by his wife and Oue son Peter a. Yorks above named also a resident of Valley township. Tendered Chicken supper. The members of the Keystone Quartetti who gave a concert at the lutheran Church in washing Touville tues Day evening were tendered a Fine Chick in supper at the Home of mrs. Moser after the concert. Miss Myrtle sillier of Cata Vissa is spending thanksgiving in this City As the guest of miss Bertha Cromwell Bloom Street miss Rae Johnson is visiting friends in Williamsport. Or. Aud mrs. Henry Horner of ,Are visiting at the Home of the latter a sister mrs. Alfred Voris ferry Street. Thomas Bennetts of Lewistown spent sunday with relatives in this City. Miss Margaret Austin of Scranton spout sunday at the Home other sister mrs. Frank Russell. Or. And mrs. John Limberger Aud Dau Gaiter of Sanbury spent sunday at the Home of Charles Limberger West Mahoning Street. Or. Aud mrs. William Christian and miss Lucretia Christian of Blo Orns Burg spent Sukdav a at the Homo of mrs. Emma Christian Bloom Street. Miss Jessie Russell Vine Street is visiting relatives in Scranton. Paul Yati Nau arrived last evening for a visit at the Houe of Iii Pire uts or. And mrs. Irvia h. Vaudau West Market Street. Joseph Schwartz Aud daughters Krohel and Mary of Plymouth Are spending thanksgiving at the Home of Rush Yerrick. Tet Mahoning Street Carlton Mchenry arrived Yos ferday from Piston to spend a few Days with Iii Mother mrs. Emma Mchenry Centre Street John Saude of Plymouth is visiting friends in this City. Miss Florence Cousart left yesterday for a visit with relatives in Wilkes Barre j misses Stella Saude Aud Bessie Hess will spend this afternoon in blooms Burg. Mrs. Alice Beaver Aud miss Emma Aten will Speed thanksgiving at Wilkes Barre. Miss sue slip idol arrived last evening from Selinsgrove to spend thanksgiving in Liis City. Miss Sarah Unger teacher in the Public schools at last evening to spend thanksgiving at the Home of her parents at Union Corner. Miss Elfriede Weiss of Tyrone is visiting at the Home of her Mother on Bloom Street. Mrs. Charles Hauver returned last evening from a visit with friends in Sudbury. Miss Margaret Aten is visiting friends in Sudbury. Or. Aud mrs. Thomas Jara Esou of Burnham Are spending thanksgiving with relatives in this City. Or. Aud mrs. Clarence Voris sons Archibald Aud William of Milton Are spending thanksgiving at the Home of lie former a Sisters the misses Mary us Louisa Voris Pine Street. Arthur Prout is spending thanksgiving in Harrisburg. Miss Lenora Holtzheuser of Milton arrive 1 last evening to Speed thanksgiving with miss Lorraine Phillips. Or. And mrs. Xvi. L. Mcclure sous Harold Donald and s. Montgomery will leave today for a visit with relatives in Philadelphia. Miss Bertha Haring of Philadelphia will arrive today for a visit at the Home of Edward xxx Etzel front Street. Miss Halcu Daniels of the guest of miss Mary Roney East Market Street. I Aud mrs. E. Xxx. Peters attended the americas Hall at Sudbury last evening. Miss Elsie and Edwin Moore spent yesterday afternoon with friends in Sudbury. Mrs. Martha Gearhart will spend thanksgiving Day at Espy As the guest of mrs. Grace Bradbury. George Jacobs Aud Harry Schoch of us que Lauua University Selinsgrove arrived last evening to spend thanksgiving at the Homes of their parents in this City. Thomas Foltz will spend thanksgiving with Iii parents in Sliaut Okiu. Bert Mcclure and Arthur Campbell will witness the Peru Sylvania Cornell game at Philadelphia today. Miss Grace Slie Persou left last even log for a visit with relatives in Scranton. Sarah Wilson left yesterday for a visit with her sister mrs. August Dee nor Williamsport. Mrs. Emma Pease left last evening for a visit with friends in xxx likes Barre. Mrs. James g. K Amer of Allegheny is i iting at the Home of her a parents or. Aud mrs. A Fred Smith Mill Street. Misses Rachel Goodall a and Harriet Boudeau loft yesterday for a visit with relatives in Philadelphia. Miss Alice guest will leave today for a visit wit ii friends in xxx likes Barre. John Bateman of Shain Okiu Swient yesterday with relatives in this City. Or Aud mrs. John Hughes Ami daughters left yesterday for a visit with relatives in xxx Williat sport. Mrs Harry Savidge of Bloomsburg is visiting miss Tillie James Vine Street. B. P. Harris arrived yesterday after noon to Speed thanksgiving in Danville. The subject of self government came up for discussion in the school Board monday. It was precipitated seen Ingy by a whole lot of Misu uder standing about the system proceedings for a while promised to become Stormy. After a a while How Ever when All sides had been heard Aud the subject had been talked Over soberly a better feeling prevailed Aud the majority of the members seemed to think the system employed was not so bad after All. The matter was brought up by or. Fischer who demanded to know by whose authority a self government was introduced into the High school. To Deu Ouaceil the system As it had been reported to him especially the feature of one Pupil marking for the. Others. Professor Taylor was present Aud Rose to explain. He denied that tie system introduced was a a self government As that term is understood. His practice lie said is merely to appoint a Pupil As a a a Monitor to keep his Eye of the school while the principal s Back is turned. He denied the report current in some quarters that these a a monitors do the stated he in All instances does the Mark aug himself. He is gratified with the excellent results following the Experiment and clearly defined Iii position showing that there was a vast amount of misrepresentation. Borough superintendent Gordy being called upon stated that he was watching the Experiment being made in the High school very closely Aud was confident that it was a perfect Success. He Felt sure he said that under the system professor Taylor do aug the past five weeks has been doing better work than has been accomplished in the High school for years past. Of motion of or. Fischer it was ordered that the teachers be paid for county Institute Aud one half of the month following. Of motion it was ordered that the use of the High school be granted to county superintendent Derr for teachers Institute. On motion it was ordered that the schools close of november 28th, Aud remain closed until december Wotli. Treasurer m. H. So Liam presented a statement of finances to Date which showed a net Cash balance on hand of $13475.07. The treasurer reported that the school districts of Liberty Aud Valley in Montour county Aud Gearhart township Aud Riverside Borough in Northumberland county have not yet after a period of ninety Days made a settlement w Ith the Danville school District for non resident pupils in the High school. The several districts in arrears represent 27 pupils. On motion it was ordered that unless the above named districts Settle with the Dauville school District by the first of next month the treasurer should give each of them notice that unless payment is immediately made the pupils from these districts will be sent Homo. The following members were present Burns Orth a Lapel Swartz Haring fish Fischer Trumbower Lutz Heiss and to roue. The following Hills were then approved for payment James Heckendorn. $4.50 u. S. Express co. 1.40 Adams express co. .35 Vater Lieut. 56 00 Standard Gas co. 2.25 c. L. Eggert. .63 Sibley amp co. 15.00 Ginn amp co. 13.20 Geo. Xxx. Hendricks .5.69 american Book co. 5 60 Isaac Pitman sons. 2.79 j b. Cleaver. 2 00 o. M Leniger. 14.15 c. Ii. Schmidt. 35.50 Geo f. Steif Snyder. 82.46 s xxx. Armes. 5.00 Washington Hose co. 3.40 Smith Premier co. 6.92 Roberts amp Meek 194 25 a s. Hartman. 1 00 Emery Shultz. A. 2.80 Friendship fire co. 7.50 Peter 11. Vinters. 1.30 Ezra s. Haas. 1.25 Trumbower amp Over Kleiser. 49.47 Joseph lecher .28 15 Silver Springs Quarry co. 18.44 e. Xiv. Peters com .50.00 j. P. Bare com. 50.00 Dauville stove amp mfg co. 599.88 horses passed Over his body. Six year old John Monahan son of Thomas Monahan xxx est Mahoning i Street had an experience yesterday of a Lemoon that the wont forget for a while. He was playing in the Alley in the j rear of the City hotel is a cab came Down that thoroughfare. The boy ran straight into tie horses and was knocked Down while the animals passed Over his body. The front wheel of the cab then caught him and had rolled him several feet when he was pulled from his perilous position by xxx ii g. Brown who happened to he nearby. The lad was nearly overcome by his thrilling experience Aud was removed to the office of or. Newbaker where it was ascertain Al that Liis injuries were not at All serious consisting of a few bruises about the Mouth. Two Wou Ion from All appearances bold and expert shop lifters who have climbed to the top notch of their Shady profession came to grief in this City tue Siloy eve and Are now confined in the county prison. Jabout -4 of clock tuesday afternoon two repossessing Aud stylishly dressed women entered the store of s. Low Epstein Mill Street Aud requested to he shown some ladies cloaks. Miss lower Stein conducted the women to the rear end of the store where Thev examined the goods they desired to see after which they purchased a couple articles of Small value Aud disappeared. So much by Way of introduction. About 5 of clock the women entered the store of Abram Rosenstein and a after making a couple of trifling purchases requested permission to leave a package there Aurl left the store. The Young lady clerk did not like the appearance of the women Aud instinctively Felt that something was wrong. Or. Rose Stein was at supper Aud As soon As he returned the clerk communicated her suspicious. Or. Rose Stein was at once attracted by the appearance of the package which was wrapped in a careless Aud inexperienced Way As though probably done up in a great Louiry. The situation seemed to be Oue that demanded investigation Aud or. Rosenstein opened the package Aud was surprised to furl a Cushion top from his own store who i had not beep sold along with a Bolt of ribbon a handkerchief a pair of Coque feathers Aud two White we bugs. The Roll of ribbon which is not Tho Way in which such articles Are sold seemed to confirm suspicion. The attention of mrs. Douglas was called to the feathers Aud she identifier them As articles missing from her Sto k of goods. At this juncture mrs. Xiv. P. Angle Odio was in her mothers store notified the chief of police of what had occurred. The chief walked Down Mill Street accompanied by mrs. Angle who pointed out the two women that were objects of suspicious. At the sight of the officer they showed uneasiness Aud seemed to clearly give themselves away. The officer however kept at a distance until the women re entered a store Aud inquired for the package at this Point the officer arrested them. The women both protested their and affected to to thoroughly Imlig aut at the accusation. Justice of the peace Oglesby was called Down to the store Aud of being assured by the women that they were in docent lie asked them to give their names As by that he could ascertain whether their Story was True. He was somewhat surprised to be informed that it was none of his business the women justifying their reticence by informing the Justice that they were not at All interested in knowing his name. The two Worleu were taken to the office of Justice Oglesby accompanied by the goods they had left at Rosen steins. The ribbon and handkerchief were identified As articles missing from the r ticket store. At this Point it was Learned that a package was also left at the Racket store. This package was produced Aud of being opened was found to contain a costly skirt which was identified As belonging to or. Lower Stein which had not been purchased. At this juncture or. Lower Stein formally lodged in formation charging the two women with theft. As the two accused would not divulge their games the warrant had to he a sort of a a a John does affair which set Forth substantially a follows that s. Lower Stein appeared before Justice of the peace Oglesby Aud of oath declared that of the 27th Day of november 1906, at the store of s. Lower Stein amp co., Lizzie Doe tall Stout wearing Eye glasses and Sallie Koc tall Aud slender did steal take Aud carry away from said store on Mill Street in first Ward Borough of Dauville a Black Panama skirt of the value of Teu dollars property of the said Samuel lower Stein. During this process a Sallie Roe a tall Aud slender maintained a stolid in difference Aud was most of the time half concealed in the shadows in the rear of the room. A Lizzie tall Aud Stout however adopted different tactics. She West swing aug backwards Aud forwards across the room groan Itig sobbing wringing her hands and exclaiming a ooh my of my a the room was half filled with Meu a id occasionally the grief stricken woman stopped before some sympathetic face and in appealing voice begged to know if a something could not be Doue for them. A when the information was read Aud the two women were asked to plead they both unhesitatingly Aud emphatically proclaimed their innocence in these words a a xviii not guilty of course a Samuel lower Stein the first witness identified the skirt and said that it was taken without being paid for. Milt a Veril Ilia Calmer identified the handkerchiefs Aud ribbon As articles taken from the Racket store without being paid for. Miss Blauche Lowenstein identified the women arrested As the two who had been in her fathers store she also identified the skirt As one taken from bin store. At this juncture things began to look pretty dark for the women Aud Lizzie Doe asking permission to use the a phone called up the clerk of one of our hotels and in a voice that was Low pathetic Aud Sweet withal said a Exve Are in a Nice mess hero some goods have been stolen Aud they accuse us of doing it. Can to you come up Here. Ill meet you at the it is not Clear whether the person addressed paid any attention to the Appeal. But the subdued conversation j did suffice to turn attention to the place where the women were stopping Aud the chief of Polhe it no time in visiting the hostelry to determine whether they might not have left some goods there. He was rewarded by finding two Large pasteboard boxes crammed full of goods. Some of the articles born Tho name of d. R. Eckman Aud others that of Fred Howe. These gentlemen being summoned identified the whole Batch of goods. Three pairs of Hose belonged to d. R. Eckman. All the other articles belonged to Howe and were As follows suit of underwear two pair of garters three neckties Oue pair of half Hose Oue pair of gloves one Muffler Aud Oue shirt. About this time the Justice informed the women that lie would have to hold them in three Hundred dollars Hail. At this there was a fresh outburst of grief of the part of Lizzie Doe and As it became a Clear Case of going to prison she bowed her head on the justices desk Aud fairly shrieked in Iier dismay. Then arising Aud placing her hands of me justices shoulder Nuil log Verdug her face Down near his own begged a appealingly a Cau you not show us some mercy a the Justice refused to melt. He said sternly a Madam i have my duty to she then flew to the chief of police who was getting ready to Lead Hor to jail Aud begged for consideration. The chief too was a Strugor to mercy. The woman then appealed to the crowd present Aud implored a is there to Oue preset to not one who will have mercy who will go our bail. A at this juncture Constable Young who does no to take Auy Stock in senti meet. Said there was enough of it Aud producing the plump lady a cloak a very stylish Affa a assisted her to get into it Aud Theta handed her Over to the the chief of police after which he led Lizzie Doe out of the shadows Aud link aug his Arm in hers led her out into the hallway Aud of to Durance vile chief Mincemoyer following with the other woman. An enormous crowd of boys accompanied the two couple up the Street toward the Gastilo. At the the women still stubbornly refused to their identity although there is a a theory pretty Well confirmed to Tho effect that Oue of the women is from a neighbouring town Aud is Well known. Neither of the two seems to he Over 35 years of age. A Short time after being committed the Stoner and Luoie nervous of the two women became hysterical Aud or. Shultz was summoned to administer to her. After the he iring another dress suit Case full of goods was discovered which had been left at Fallon a but was later removed by another known party who took orders from the women at the hearing. This Batch of goods consisted of a night dress and an assortment of ladies underclothing All of which were identified by Abram Rose Stein. The latter is still minus two furs and a $15 skirt which it is thought will yet be found. That the women Are experienced in their Lino is evident from the plan they had adopted of eave us their swag at other stores which relieved them from the danger of being caught with the goods. In every in sauce they said they would Call for the pack Ages later. Two puddle Hills resume. The old puddle Mill of the Reading Iron works started up yesterday morning and notwithstanding the Long time that it was Idle the machinery worked very nicely Aud ran without a hitch. The columns of smoke and steam is Suring from the South Side of Tho big Plain presented a familiar sight which was Welcome enough after the five Mouths null guess. Following the fourth of july several weeks were spent in making repairs about the that everything now is in Good condition Aud ready for a Long Aud steady run. New superintendent. It is stated although unofficially that or. George b. Xxx right Lias been appointed District superintendent of the United Telephone company to succeed or. H. N. Daziell who resigned of november first and went to Scranton in Tho employ of another Telephone company. Or. Xxx right it will be remembered was a former District superintendent for the company and resided in Sudbury. Since leaving there lie has been located at Binghamton Newyl Ork. He Lias Many friends Here who will extend him a cordial Welcome. A is. Lou in s condition. Mrs. Ralph Foulk who has been undergoing treatment in the memorial Lio spiral at Johnstown and whose condition was reported As improving several Days ago has suffered a change for the worse. Last Friday she under West a severe operation but is now doing As Well As Cau be expected. Miss Helen i Laud has returned from a visit with friends in Carbondale

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