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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - October 4, 1900, Danville, PennsylvaniaHome paper a for tie Home the circulation of this paper is increasing rapidly. It will you to advertise in the american. Subscription $1 per year or. Irving h. Jennings dentist. Office hours 9 a. Al. To i m 10u Hill St., 1 p. M to i p. It. Danville. A. Shian m. 425 Mill St., Danville a. Diseases of the stomach and intestines a specially Pil. W. P. Astr la dentist office 218 m i la Street. Teeth extracted without rain. Crown and Bridge work a specially equipped with tie latent and Moat improved instruments and prepared to execute the most Del Lieut work. Or. C. H. Reynolds formerly of Catawissa. Dkn1ib1.-�� office opposite Boston store Danville a dentistry in All its branches. Charge moderate and a work guaranteed. Established 1892. Fate Library d t. A. A a v i a c in i j 7--v a i a of a v \ \ a v Chestnut parties will be popular now. The leaves Are commencing to fall from the Trees. In Ottsville has two automobile factories both of which Are working overtime on a Rush of orders. October 0,is the last Day in which you can a state and county tax to give you a right to vote at the november election. The annual crop of foot Ball victims is already being harvested. Miss Clara Smith is about again after a severe attack of grip. Evans amp son Are erecting a roof Over the weigh Scales at their Marble works on ferry Street. Jacob h. Boyer and bro., have secured a Large plastering contract in Cata Wissa. Benjamin p. Harris is having a neat veranda erected in front of his Home on Mulberry Street. The uniformed employees of the Pennsylvania Railroad company have donned their Winter Caps. It will Only be a Short time until they will begin to Wear their overcoats. A Snyder county peach grower tuesday disposed of 2500 bushels of the fruit at go cents a Bushel. Of All the plays portraying life in Dixie land during antebellum Days none have been half so True to nature and so successful from an artistic and financial standpoint As the famous Martell comedy drama a South before the War a which comes to the opera House on saturday evening. The body of the late William m. Bennett whose death occurred at Adgar ala., last Friday and which was brought to this City monday morning was interred in the family plot at Hendricksonj a Church yesterday afternoon under k. T. Honors. A 4-year-old daughter of bad Vincent had a close Call for her life near Natalie on monday when Bhe was run Down by a mule team and severely bruised. A deep Gash on the head and badly scratched face and hands were the result. In less than five weeks the voters of the United states will decide who shall be their president for the next four years. The time is Short hut consider Able Money will be spent by both sides and oratorical Force will be expended in convincing the citizens of the country of Tho merits of the respective issues. Money however will be the most potent Factor. Experiments made by German physicians have shown that about 25 per cent of All school children have some defect in their hearing. Employees of the Standard Gas company were at work yesterday at the Corner of Mulberry and ferry streets in an attempt to locate a plug in the Gas main. The plug is located somewhere under the ground at this Point and several hours have been consumed in the search. The company will As soon As they locate the plug turn on the Gas in ferry Street which thoroughfare has been without this Illuminant for some time past. Miss Jennie Martin wishes to inform the Public and her patrons that she has removed her dressmaking establishment from 22g Mill Street to 528 East Market Street. A silk printing establishment of new York will locate in Sunbury in the near future. The site selected is in Edge Wood and one of the buildings to he used is the building once used As a 11 y net factory. This is the third week of the greatest strike that was Ever known in the Anthracite Coal Region. The greatest because of the number of men out and because of its Extension Over the entire Field where Anthracite is mined. Engine no. 958 on the d. L. Do Vvs. Makes two round trips daily Between Scranton and Northumberland thus covering a distance of .120 Miles. She is handled by two Crews each Crew making one round trip. Charles Voll a labourer at Howe amp polks structural tubing works had his left loot crushed by the dropping of a rail from the buggy about 1 of clock this country will never be entirely free until it supplies All of it sown demands with its own vol. 45--no 40. Leslie Ward Danville a. Till y october 4. 1900. Established in 1855, at his wife a Home in Williamsport tuesday night. Mrs. Damie Ward the widowed Mother of 1-Esiie Ward was notified yesterday morning by Telegraph of the death of her son. His body was brought to this City on the 11 25 train Over the Philadelphia amp beading Road accompanied by Charles Ward a brother. The funeral will be held from the Home of his Mother on Center Street at 2 of clock this afternoon. Tie interment will be made in the Odd Fellows cemetery. Ward it will be remembered married miss Amanda Bank about five years ago but it is said their married life was Dot of the Best and for the past two years both husband and wife had traversed separate path ways. Ward who was a Moulder left this City about three years ago and went to Williamsport to work at his Trade. Tiring of the work he went into the lumber regions spending fully a year there. From facts secured from Williamsport Ward who had been drinking quite heavily tuesday went to the House on Laurel Street where his wife resided. At about 10 45 his wife ran to a hoarding House on Pine Street where his brother Charles was boarding and informed him that her husband had taken a dose of opium. Charles ran to the House and vainly attempted to Rouse his brother out of the stupor and failing in this he picked him up bodily and carried him to the House of or. Logue and from there they took him to the Williamsport Hospital where he expired at 12 50 yesterday morning. Coroner William g. Goehrig was summoned and gave As the cause of death a opium death of William Shepperson or. After a protracted illness William Shepperson sr.,died at half past eleven of clock sunday morning at the family residence on East front Street. The deceased was aged 78 years and 4 months. About eight months ago he was taken with a severe attack of kidney and liver trouble from which he could never gain any Relief and which kept him confined to his bed the greater part of the time. Or. Shepperson was a native of England having moved to this country from Nottingham Over 43 years ago. On Reading America he located in the slate regions Northampton county pa., for a Short time. In 1856 he moved to Danville where he has continually resided Ever since having been one of the solid and influential citizens of the second Ward for Many years. He is survived by a wife and five children namely mrs. Clara Bowman of Pittsburg sister fides Isabelle of the Convent of mercy of Pittsburg and William a. Jr., Arthur and Catherine of this City. 1 11.1iimmkys special meeting of school Board. A special meeting of the school Board was Hehl monday night for the purpose of opening bids for the printing of 1000 copies of the course in literature. There were but two bids banded in which Are Here Given Charles Chalfant 140.00, Edward Kote 90 cents per Page. Rote a bid was thought too indefinite to consider and the contract was award to Chalfant. During the Progress of the meeting one of the directors informed a reporter of this paper that contractor j. B. Switzer would have charge of the repairs on the room in Tho third Ward building in which the night school will be held and that work w Ould be commenced about wednesday. It is expected that the repairs will be entirely completed and that the school will he opened by oct. 15th. Company of returns Home. Company of returned from Shenandoah on the 2.21 p. R. R. Train monday afternoon. The orders for the twelfth regiment to break Camp did not come until late sunday evening. The boys seemed to regret leaving Shenandoah As they were having a very Good time and Hud just gotten their Camp into shape. They speak highly of their treatment while there and of the rations issued. Good health characterized their ten Days stay on Turkey Rundy ill. The company Mascot a Young Goat named a Turkey run a accompanied the boys borne. Captain Gearhart w ill have it in charge until the next War Breaks out. Company of kindly solicits miscellaneous rags papers and hand Bills for its maintenance. On capital and labor at St. Paul a Church last sunday evening. Brief mention of the movement of your friends and acquaintances. St. La aulos m. E. Church was crowded sunday night when the pastor the Bev. Or. B. F. Diminick. Preached his Sermon on capital and labor taking for his theme a the present crisis Canses and Llis scripture texts were from ii Timoth 3.1. A this know also that in the last Days perilous times shall come a and ecclesiastics 7. 10 a say not thou what is the cause that the former Days were better than these for thou held in the interest of Dost not inquire wisely concerning Claris of the reformed space does not permit of More than a few extracts of this eloquent discourse a the conflict bet Ween capital and labor is a terrible Battle. Great Money trusts against Gigantic labor organizations Are constantly assuming proportions More menacing and More colossal so that the hearts of All serious thinking men Are stirred with a a there never was a time who in there was so Little come a i alive poverty As now though Alto to i in to mud never a time when the unfortunate Man eared for and aided As now. A a works of mercy and help a a a v increasing. The co a to Lay enjoy luxuries to i i a it were denied in the past Cut Ceriter. A but the greatest e u a o disturbed condition of our Lime and the grim poverty of so Many is toe drink habit. While this nation continues to spend More for intoxicating drinks than for bread meat clothing and education combined she May expect to reap a Harvest of paupers and outcasts and no increase of the volume of Money will give permanent Relief while we thus ruthlessly squander one third of our resources a but wealth the nation and the Church May do their full duty for the redemption of humanity and yet it cannot be done unless the poor can be aroused to help themselves. There is very much left undone that would vastly better the condition of the common people that no one can do for them but themselves. God helps those who help mrs. Vastiner a narrow escape from death horses became frightened and Rush across River Bridge. Milton fair big Success. News from Milton brings the conviction that the big fair which is in Progress there is in every feature a Success. The exhibitors Are Many which More than insures a Success to every department. Oue of the most interesting features of the fair will of course lie the harness racing and from the Long list it it of entries warm brushes will be in order which assures the sports of a run for their Money. It is predicted that the consolidation race Friday will he Replete with hard driving. This event will be for a purse of $300 and will bring together All horses that failed to secure a piece in the other races. Other races that will Lake place during the balance of the week Are the 2.24, 2.27, 2.21, 2.32 and free for All classes. Many Danville residents Are in attendance at the meet resumption court business. Business with the local justices has been Dull for some time past but yesterday the Law Market appreciated a few Points and a Squire Hunter heard an assault and Battery Case in which Harvey Lamberson and Alvin Lonsberry each held a share. From the evidence As developed at the hearing it seems that these two had an argument Over some Straw which one or the other had stacked on the other ones property both owning adjoining pieces of land along the canal near red Point. Lonsberry evident ally thought that he was wronged for the information charged that he had Laid his hands violently on Lamberson a person and for that alleged offence he had to put up bail in the sum of $200 for his appearance at court. Mrs. Sechler badly injured. Mrs. Frank Sechler was painfully injured monday morning in an Accident which was caused by a broken Board in the cellar Steps at her Home Corner of Church Street and d. L. Amp a. Avenue. Several of the boards were split and Loose and in making the descent to the cellar she stepped upon one of these and was pitched headlong to the Bottom of the flight. No Bones were broken but she sustained a painful contusion of the left Elbow und of the left knee and was shaken up generally. Rolling Mill closed Down. The Danville rolling Mill is Idle. The men employed at that institution struck yesterday afternoon and will not return until their demands had been complied with. The difficulty Between the men and their employers arose Over the posting of a notice at the Mill yesterday morning informing them of a reduction of 25 per cent in the wages. Rumours of disapproval were heard All Day yesterday hut definite action was not taken by the men until in the afternoon when the night shift went on. Two heats had been worked when the men quit. They went Tola nearby Orchard just above the Mill and after considering the matter dispersed. Hon. W. K. Holloway Vav. J. Baldy Esq and w. G. Pursel composed a party of Fisherman who left yesterday afternoon for Lake Winola where they will spend several Days. This morning Harry Ellenbogen and Samuel Bloch will leave to join the party. Rev. George e Limbert left for Wilkes Barre yesterday to attend a session of the Church work convention which is the Wyoming Church. Rev. Limbert was slated to make the opening address at the meeting last evening. Miss Mary Leduc left yesterday for Philadelphia. B. P. Green and Young son of Toledo Ohio Are visitors at the Home of mis. Mary Green North Mill Street. Mrs. F. Perry of Shamokin is the guest of mrs. Oscar Leniger. A. M. Peters was a business visitor in Berwick last evening. Miss Annie Blecher of this City is visiting friends in Williamsport. She will also spend a few Days at Milton fair before returning Home. Mrs. Lewis Shoemaker of Philadelphia and mrs. Margaret Ulrich of Selinsgrove Are being entertained by mrs. L. Ulrich at the Trinity lutheran parsonage. Mrs. Arthur Foulk returned to blooms Burg saturday after a visit at the Home of Benjamin Foulk Mulberry Street. Hurry Rebman Esq., of Philadelphia spent sunday with his parents on East front Street. George b. Wright of Philadelphia has been appointed superintendent of the Montour amp Columbia Telephone company. Or. And mrs. George Shannon of Baltimore md.,Are visiting at the Home of Joseph l. Shannon Riverside. Edward Purpur left saturday evening for new Castle where he will represent the Friendship fire company at the firemen a convention. Or. And mrs. Malcolm Beyer spent sunday with friends in Catawissa. Miss Margaret Hullihen returned on saturday from a several weeks visit in but Lalo. Or. And mrs. William Angle returned last evening from a visit with relatives in Syracuse n. Y. Miss Lucinda la Ghow returned from a visit in Bloomsburg last evening. Miss Maine Lee returned last evening from a business trip to new York. Miss Sarah Ware is taking in tiie Milton fair today. Miss Mary Beaver returned last evening from a visit among friends in Philadelphia. M issues Minnie Miller Ella Mottern and Ella Marshall left yesterday for Milton to attend i lie fair. W. G. Williams returned yesterday from a trip to Philadelphia. Miss Hettie Brown left last evening for a visit among friends in Milton. Miss Harriette Fry left yesterday for a visit with friends in Washington d. C. Mrs. A. C. Boat is visiting relatives in Milton. Miss Amelia Hartman left for Scranton yesterday. Or. And a mrs. Herbert Greeman of Oscar Vastine a Farmer residing a Short distance above Boyds station and his wife who were returning homeward from this City last evening went through an experience about 5.45 o clock that will Long be remembered by them. According to the facts Given to our reporter or. And mrs. Yastine who were Riding in a two horse Spring Wagon were just entering upon the Danville River Bridge when the right front wheel of the vehicle caught in a pile of Plank causing a Jerk that threw or. Vastine out of the Wagon head Foremost on the Bridge. As he struck the horses became frightened and leaped Forward in a mad Rush across the Bridge. The reins which had been jerked from the hands of or. Yastine were now free and the horses had full Sway in their flight while sitting in the Wagon unable Todo anything to save herself mrs. Vastine Clung to the seat to keep herself from being thrown from the vehicle. With thoughts of her husband lying at the end of the Bridge probably fatally injured and expecting to be dashed to death by the maddened horses mrs. Yastine passed through an ordeal that will create u lasting impress Siun upon her a find. As South Danville was approached Milton Ammerman son of w. Ii. Am Inkerman the local insurance Man drove on the Bridge in a buggy and before he could get out of the Way the fast approaching horses were upon him and had plunged into the Side of the buggy entirely demolishing the Rig and injuring the horse. Or. Ammerman escaped injury but Only by a Miracle. The collision however had the effect of stopping the runaways and mrs. Vastine escaped uninjured hut nearly prostrated from the Shock on her nerves. One of the horses in the Vastine team it As thrown to the ground and dragged some distance by his mate which resulted in lacerating his knee in a horrible manner. It was found that or. Vastine had a severe Cut on the Side of his head the re suit of his fall to the Bridge. Both or. And mrs. Vastine after pulling themselves together continued their journey homeward. Mrs. The Washington Hose company a new horses a strapping big team of Bays arrived in town tuesday from Montoursville being driven from that place by James freeze William Davis and William Reed. The animals Are perfect specimens and make a line appearance in harness. Shenandoah Saloon keepers were never so Busy As last sunday when visitors this morning. He was take to his Home i to that town found every front door on Sidler a Hill. I wide open. Danville woman Dies from scare. Word was received in this City yesterday of the death of mrs. If Titington Roth aged 35 years. Mrs. Roth is the daughter of or. And mrs. John w. Jones and was a former resident of this City. The family moved to Shamokin about twelve years ago. The funeral will be held on Friday afternoon. 1 he death of mrs. Roth is attributed to a scare As it is said that a Man by the name of Mcguire several Days ago used vile language in talking to her. Invitations have been issued for the marriage of mis Elizabeth daughter of or. And mrs. Thomas Schott of this City and or. Fred. L. Snyder of Scran ton. The ceremony will take place on tuesday october 3u. 1 ter Day after a visit with or. And William Suter Riverside. Or Lewis Cleaver returned wednesday afternoon from a business trip to hut risk tire. Mrs. T. J. Rogers is visiting her daughter mrs. S. V. Border in Williamsport. Mrs. Wesley Gardner of Scranton is visiting her Mother mrs. Deen on East Market Street. Miss Frances Green of Milton is the guest of miss Isabelle Baldy West Mahoning Street. Or. And mrs. James Shultz Are visiting relatives in Milton. Charles a Leehey left yesterday of a or Harrisburg where he has accepted a position. Mrs. Harry . William Childs and miss Mary Childs spent yesterday with friends in Sunbury. O. R. Harris and Young son Jacob left wednesday for Philadelphia where they will visit among relatives. Miss Minnie Shultz left wednesday for a visit among Milton friends. William m. Seidel Jacob 8. Aten lat timer Ammerman m. Grier Gearhart a. W. Peters and Elmer Sidler enjoyed a fishing trip to Cameron on wednesday. George b. Ease was a business visitor in Berwick yesterday. W. H. Luce of Selinsgrove called on former friends in this City yesterday. Mrs. F. C. Derr mrs. S. A. Yorks and mrs. F. C. Angle called on friends at Boyds station yesterday afternoon. George w. Myerly returned yesterday from a trip to Philadelphia. Frank Kramer left wednesday for a visit in Reading. Samuel Sondheim and Benjamin lasses of Mauch chunk and Samuel Sondheim of Lehigh ton spent yesterday in in this City. Milton Loeb Esq. Of Sunbury visited friends in this City yesterday. The misses Cora Dreifuss Gertrude Leim and Bertha Goldsmith spent last evening in Bloomsburg. South before the War a picture of Darkey life in the Good old times will be presented at the opera House saturday evening oct. 6., in the production of Harry Martelle Scenic play a South Lefore the it is a play full of suggestiveness of those Plantation scenes familiar to those who knew the South in slavery times. The typical Southern Darkey with All his eccentricities predominates in the company though the realistic portrayal o the w Hite actors fairly hides their identity. The play introduces cleverly a number of scenes that Are positively lifelike beginning with under a Southern sky which pictures the return of an escaped slave including Many incidents of Ante Bellum Days dancing in every description and genuine old Darky melodies. Other realistic scenes follow one upon another until the an lie Nee is fairly refreshed with its glimpse of old time Darkey life and is finally treated to a newfangled cake walk. The company is a very Large one containing some fifty people who travel in their own Palace car. Miss Woolley entertains. Miss Cordelia Woolley entertained a party of friends Friday afternoon a at progressive euchre. Those present Wen mrs. John g. Drown the misses Agnes Wright Augusta Sweisfort Emeline Gearhart Abigail 1�?Tatterson, Kate and Hettie Eckman Mary Lbrown Jennie Hancock Helen Magill Helen Ramsey Grace Irland Nan Brandon and Mary Holloway of this City and miss Ruth 1�?T. Ring of Amber. The prizes were won As follows miss Wright first miss Hancock second and Bliss Patterson Consolation. To meet at sheep s Church. At a meeting of the Montour county Sabbath school association held monday afternoon it was decided to hold the next annual convention at sheep a Church Friday november 9th. Pastors and superintendents Are counted As sex Otic to members of the association. Each sunday school is therefore requested to Send two delegates. Committee. Rev. L. Ulrich installed. At the morning service sunday Rev. L. I. Ulrich was formally installed As pastor of the congregation of Trinity lutheran Church East Market Street. There was a Large attendance at the service and the installation Sermon which was delivered by Rev. F. A. Numidia was eloquent and impressive. Ivor rally held in Mahoning presbyterian Church tuesday evening. The Christian Endeavor rally preparations for which have been going on for the past two weeks was held tuesday evening at the Mahoning presbyterian Church. An address upon the inter National c. E. Convention which was held in London was Given by Rev. Or. Hemingway pastor of the first presbyterian Church of Bloomsburg and president of our a county c. E. Union and was listened to by fully 400 people. Or. Hemingway proved to be a very Lluent and interesting talker. His graphic description of the proceedings of the convention its magnitude and enthusiasm was a revelation to his Many hearers. The lecture As a whole was not Only entertaining but instructive. He told of the Hearty Welcome accorded the endeavours upon their arrival in London and dwelt at great length upon the growth of the organization and the wonderful work being accomplished through its Agency. Well deserved appointment. Notices have been posted about the works of the Danville Bessemer company this City to the effect that j. Howery has been appointed superintendent of the Plant. Since or. Howery became identified with the Bessemer company his advancement has been remarkably rapid. A year ago last july he was appointed purchasing agent and during last december he was advanced to the office of assistant superintendent. Such rapid strides to the front speak highly for the business ability of our fellow citizen and his advancement is announced and will be Learned of with considerable pleasure. Just what the appointment of or. Howery to the position of superintendent indicates could not be Learned but at present a Force of some Twenty men is engaged in cleaning up both the rolling Mill and the plate Mill and the indications now Are that should the Market warrant it the plate Mill would be put in operation within four weeks. The revolver was loaded fifteen years old Harvey Beyers of Mausdale brother of photographer Malcolm Beyers of this City is nursing his left hand which he perforated Early last saturday morning while engaged in clean ing up a Rusty revolver. He did no to know it was loaded and placed his first linger Over he attempted to Force out the chamber. The result was As usual. The Bullet did not pass through the hand but struck a Bone and remained imbedded in the flesh and had to be removed or Kimerer performing the operation. Knitting Mill prize contest. The leaders of the 8th in the prize contest at the Danville knitting Mill Are As follows full automatic stripers Lizzie Hen Kie 813.go. Brinton machines Bertha Vangilder $12.34. Scott an i Williams machines Gussie Vonblohn $12 28. Loopers Cecilia treas $12.81. Winders Katie Mullen $0.75. Toppers first prize Henry Schram $7.26 Fred Andrews,$7.26 second prize Arthur Mellon $6.30. Third prize Elsie Moyer $6.12, Alice Trainor $6.12. Fourth prize John Reiser $6.00 Lydia Gething $6.00. Fifth prize Frank Stetler $5.82. Gravel Kleckner. Joseph a. Gravel of Williamsport formerly of this City was United in marriage to miss Beulah Kleckner of Williamsport in Christ Church this City last evening Rev. Erskine Wright officiating Larry and Rebecca Titley acting As Best Man and lady. The Happy couple remained Over night at the Baldy House and will leave Lor Home today. Seidel to Lilbren. Or. George Seidel of Shamokin and miss Carrie Holdren of Kaseville were United in marriage monday morning at ten of clock by j ustic of the peace j. In. Bare. Or. And mrs. Seidel left on the 12.38 train i. It. R. For Shamokin where they will take up their residence. Taffy pull last evening. The misses Gertrude and Emma Linker entertained a number of friends at a. Taffy party last evening at their Home on West Mahoning Street. Those present were the misses Lizzie Blanche Maize and Millie harder Relia Adams Annie Rowe and Margaret Titley. Messes. Harry Titley William Fenster Uia Cher la Ercy Angle will Ellenbogen Albert Dreifuss Isadore Rosenthal John Thompson and Lewis Evans. A Hack party to Kaseville. The following Yonng people from this City enjoyed a Hack ride to Kaseville Friday night where they were entertained at the Home of William a Woldren misses Gertrude Reedy Margaret Wei Gold Kate and Jessie Schott Rose Wright Ivy and Mazie a Woldren messes. George Tishel George la roast and Ben Schott. Entertained at the Delong Home. The following party enjoyed a Hack ride to Washingtonville on saturday where they were entertained at the Delong mansion or. And mrs. Charles in. Hancock air. And mrs. Charles Watson or. And mrs. 1. Ii. Jennings or. And mrs. A. 11. Woolley or. And mrs. S. A. Yorks mrs. J. M. Baldy and w. 1. Rhodes. Lop la. My 1nlred dissolution notice. Notice is hereby Given that the instr . Ammerman amp co., . Ammerman and d. R. Williams has to riday been dissolved by Mutual consent. All persons indebted to to said firm Are requested to make settlement. Settlement can be made with either a. H. Ammerman or d. R. Williams. Oct. 1, 1900. While engaged in making measurements at the water works As the result of a fall which he sustain de thursday morning while engaged in taking dimensions about the water works architect John 11. Brugler now lies at the Home of his daughter mrs. Edward Czechowicz West Mahoning Street in a critical condition. When the Borough Council approved of the water commissioners project to build an Annex to the water works architect la ruler was employed to draw the plans and specifications for the new Structure. About 10 of clock thursday he started to make an examination of the buildings As they now stand in order to secure data to prepare his plans and after he had made All the measurements necessary on the ground floor he attempted to reach the roof ascending to the trap door in the ceiling of the boiler room by Means of a ladder. Once through it he Drew the ladder after him and raised it to the trap door in the roof the base resting on the ceiling boards of the room below the Garret Joist not having been covered with floor boards. He had successfully ascended almost to the top round when the ceiling boards gave Way and allowed the ladder with its human freight to shoot downward until it crashed with terrific Force on the Iron floor of the boiler room Over Twenty five feet below. The ladder striking first somewhat broke the Force of the unfortunate Many a fall and to that one cause May be attributed the fact that he survived at All. As it was or. Brugler sustained severe injuries. The Large Bone in his left forearm was fractured his right wrist left ankle and left Elbow were badly confused and a Large contusion marked the Back near the base of the spinal column. It was teared at first that he had sustained dangerous internal injuries but an examination made by drs. Curry Newbaker and Barber did not reveal such a condition. All during the Day he uttered intense pain in the Region of his Chest and Back hut at a late hour thursday night he showed signs of considerable improvement and there is scarcely any doubt As to hib ultimate recovery. The Accident occurred about 10 a. M and by noon it was generally known about the town and on All sides could be heard expressions of regret Over this most painful mishap sustained by such a Well and favourably known citizen. Great conference of methodists. The most important conference Ever held by the methodists of Pennsylvania in the past decade will be held in Harrisburg from october 22d to 25th in Grace methodist episcopal Church when prominent methodist clergymen and laymen from every Section of the state will gather to discuss the state of the Church. All arrangements for the great gathering Are in the hands of an executive com Mittee consisting of Bishop Cyrus a a. Foss chairman the Rev. Or. 8mith, of Pittsburg the Rev. Or. S. W. Thomas the Rev. Or. Wallace Muc Mullah and j. E. Lames m. D., of Philadelphia and the Rev. M. L. Smyser As Secretary. One of the most important of the Many duties of this committee was the selection of the several topics to be considered by the conference and the assignment of the men who shall introduce them. That duty has been accomplished and Asa result of their deliberations those who attend the great gathering Are assured of hearing Many of the most eloquent methodist ministers and energetic of its laymen on questions which possess a vital interest to All who have at heart the welfare of the methodist Church. Triennial assessment. The plans for the proposed improvements in the water works which have been delayed owing to the painful Accident that befell architect John ii. Brugler last week will be started just As soon As or. Brugler is Able to get around. As soon As the Ward assessors Complete the work of the triennial assessment which has been called by the county commissioners the financial conditions of the City will he in excellent shape and Money will he available for the carrying on of Many needed improvements outside of the above mentioned addition to the water works. At the present time according to the assessment Roll the total assessed valuation of the City is hut $825,037 consequently allowing the City Only seven per cent of this for its borrowing Power does nut give much Money in which to carry out the ideas of Many of our progressive citizens. Under the triennial assessment the valuation of our City should he increased at least three times which will make our borrowing Power nearly three times greater Anil give us Money that can be expended in the advancement of our commercial interests. It is stated upon excellent authority that the great Advance in our assessed valuation will in no Way increase our taxation and if it should the increase would not exceed a Mill at the most. Job printing the office of the american vein furnished with a Large assortment of Job letter and fancy Type and Job Materia generally the published announces to the Public that he is prepared at All times to execute in the neatest manner Job printing fall kinds and description. Sgt get our prices before place your orders. Four year old Joseph Woods takes an Outing with Farmers parents locate him after search. Notice. The ladies auxiliary invite every body to the y. M. C. A. Building tuesday evening october 9th, to View the improvements just completed by the auxiliary. Supper will be served from 5 to 8 of clock. Tickets 35 cuts. The ladies Hope to he As Well patronized As of former occasions. The Vicinity of Chambers Street was very much excited All Day monday Over the escapade of four years old Joseph Woods son of la Eter Woods who occupies House no. Ill on that thoroughfare. About 8 o clock in the morning Young Joseph disappeared from his Home. Nothing much was thought of his absence from this accustomed ismunts until the dinner hour approached and then when tie did not appear his parents began to worry and when the afternoon had passed and the supper hour bad come around and there was still no signs of Joseph they were almost distracted. Every Nook and Corner had been searched by the family and by relatives All of whom feared that the child had met with an Accident but no clue to him was unearthed until about ten of clock at night when one of the party of searchers heard that the boy had been seen during the morning perched on the seat of a Farmers Wagon which was beaded in the direction of Mausdale. Several of the family immediately started out in that direction and after about an hour located the boy at the Home of Farmer William , about two Miles from Indian run Park. He was apparently contented at his adopted Hooie but was glad to get Hack to his Mother and father. That they were overjoyed to have their child safely returned to them need not be told. Sponenberger farms a piece of land belonging to Woods and he was under the impression that Josephus parents were aware of hib intention to visit the farm and spend the night there. The seconds Down the tigers. A Good sized crowd witnessed the foot Ball game Between the tigers and the Danville seconds which was played on the West Mahoning Street Meadows on saturday afternoon. As this was the first game naturally the boys were somewhat crude but they played with much dash and spirit. The Danville seconds won the laurels by a score of 10 to 5. During the second half Lewis went Dowd under a flying tackle and was carried out of the game to have his head patched up where it had come in Contact with a Stone. Later on he was on the Side lines coaching Bis team. Several Long runs by Robison and one by Raver brought Forth much applause Aud Gerst made a very favourable impression by his Good All around playing. The teams lined follows tigers. Positions. Seconds. M11 e. fisher.centre.,.halm . Gorgas , Gorgas half Rainier left half Back w. Ickes touchdowns w. Ickes Lewis Gerst. Umpire prof. U. I. Gordy. Linesmen Charles Wilson Perry Barr. Time keepers Harry Titley Fred Linker. Time of game two Twenty minute halves. Although the game was loosely played there were numerous indications that there is Good material in the make up of the teams which will be developed by practice. On monday oct. 8,these same elevens will Fine up on the Field at Dewitt spark Riverside at which time an exciting and a much More skillful contest May be expected. Bun Down on each track those from this City who were in attendance at the i Weisburg fair Friday morning witnessed an Accident on the track which might have Cost one of the Drivers his life. Irvin Gray of storm town was driving his own horse in a race and it the last heat he came in ahead of his competitors and in the excitement he jump de from his sulky just after lie passed Over the line to run Hack to the judges stand to hear the result and was run Down by another horse. He was picked up by his friends and carried Oil the track in an unconscious condition. A doctor was summoned and upon examination it was found that he had several fractured ribs and was otherwise severely bruised. He was taken to the Mary m. Packer Hospital Sunbury where he is reported to be resting As Well As can be expected. Sanitary sewerage. The agitation of a sewer system although rather aged is not As yet dead and there is still Strung talk among Many of the most progressive citizens for the culmination of any kind of plans that May be drawn to give to our City sanitary requirements in the matter of proper drainage. Those who Are found behind the sewerage agitation Are fully aware that the question of finance has become the Only Barrier to the carrying ont of the Earnest wishes of the Public. Many schemes been advanced he Well known business men for the proper severing of Many of Oor principle streets but even though much time has been Laken up in trying to devise some Way to bring about the realization of these Long cherished Hopes the time looks far Distant before Danville citizens will he in a position to prescribe same Ary measures that will in a measure do much toward the health of the City mrs. Emma Christian. Church Street who was taken suddenly ill on monday is reported to he in a much improved condition. \ v

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