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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - October 4, 1906, Danville, PennsylvaniaHome paper a for the Home t circulation of tins paper is i leasing rapidly it will you a advertise 111 the subscription $1 per year a s ate Library. Quot this country will no he entirely free until it supplies All of its own demands with its own ol.52--Mo 40, Danville. 1�am thursday octo Deim Kumhi. Established in 1855 i ii Ivy is. 11 i in nos. A try a list. Of i .1/ a 1/ i Mill a. I it to i i it it a tit. A \ Iii ii. A it 4 Mill m., Han i i in i a. A a a of Ali St Iii i it it 1 intestine a he a Silty duh insist a Ives. Discontent lies Al the Root of the world s Progress. I he memory of a truly Good Man is. U stunt belied it Ion to All who Felt his iut Lueine while he lived. 11 Ven the helpless animal has rights t Tat a Eiith Ina ii will always rest sect. 1 he Man who keeps his own work. 11 in hand displays w Wisdom. Reckless i Ifni to is m met cum a the ii of i had heart and sometimes the r a Ken of a vacant mind. Ilell the y. M. C. A. To increase its phere of usefulness. The Hunting Accident Wilt now take tin i Are of the drowning catastrophe. There is said to be a daily product a on 8.000 barrels of Oil in the Field which is still counted the greatest Oil Field in the world for the a tent and Naif armity of the area de Elo red. Line Allentown Farmer is pleased by Ause or sure oiled in gathering to Wii. which filled a half Bushel in Ket to overflowing. It i announced that sex senator rum a Ell of Selinsgrove intends to be an id item Lieut democratic candidate for. Egress in the seventeenth District Here Focht is running against Alexander. Regular Democrat. Many of the tragedies of life Are imply the inevitable result of the of duct of the victim. A Man who a of ate the Laws of god and Man one who is careless of the rights of others a always in dauger from violence. The state needs Good roads for the Benefit of the Farmer. The Parent who allows the child to a in commits a Blunder and sins against the child. A vile Tongue is usually the out Ward sign of an inward fault. Small pox has again invaded Schuylkill county. The dividend Oil Bethlehem steel 1 referred has Lieen declared suspended tor year the Money earned in the he Imp a a of this immense steel Plant will fee used in extending other lines a if manufacture to is Independent of the government in making Armor Pul. I Trio disc Lia it it Liast Ono living t ill Urr Olio Church More than a Century ago. I Mary Ramsey Lemons Wood re i Fly celebrated her 119th birthday at if i ii la Iio. On Slie United with the it Thodis to Cli urch in 1718. A reliable authority states that the 1 United state steel corporation now has a workmen in its employ to a larg to number him e the i of the company and that a Large of a killed labourers still exists. Inoc Fols r 18 at Washington the in lit try Monument in memory of general George b met me i Lan former commander f he army of the Potomac will be unveiled. The general a widow is now 71. A Tyrone woman named Yunim $25,0 10 from her sex sweetheart us he ref to St ick to h is agree in it to marry her. While walking through the Woods last sunday looking for the probable but come of the Chestnut crop James Hoy of Coatesville was shot in the a is Lomen by a shot from a gun in the hands of some unknown person. He is d to is in u critical condition. I he prior of the Hazleton High a a Oil in to take the Warpath after Hoy Papilla Olio ahead so much of t or time loafing about Pool rooms that they at lie Hind in their Stod yes. Or Dixon head of the state health department has just made the declaration that he has Lieen instrumental in securing tie removal of no less than Ivor distinct sources of pollution of tie Schuylkill River. Providence i very Jet sent in suffering in silence All the foolish accusations of ignorant mortals if the mail who i on the inside of things Kil tical would talk there would is Many a sensation. The physician who was treating mayor March of Easton for rheumatism of one leg was slightly surprised when from n Lump which it level red in Low the knee he extracted a Needle. Tim mayor has no idea How it got in his body. I is estimated that 20,000 More men than can is supplied will lie needed to push along the Railroad construction work am Harvest the crops Between m Mtima Dis and the Pacific coast it Mearles Strawberry Ridge i on the sick list. The country w ill survive the coming election whatever the result. Jack prods breath brings Beautiful death to the foliage pols pins is reported to have re Een Fly expressed Iii is if As much gratified with the development of the fic Gorian a Hant in America he added that it was not in tended to exclude other music unless the music was of a mundane character. A Large congregation convened at Grove presbyterian c i Ucli sunday morning to do Honor to the memory of a former pastor the Rev Mearles Jewett Collins who died in new York March filth 190 5. Or. Collins was the first pastor of the Grove presbyterian Church and was in charge from 185 5 to 18 55. A feature of the services was the unveiling of a memorial Tablet presented to the Grove Church he the widow and three daughters of i lie Rev. Mearles Jewett Collins a full description of which w As Given in these columns saturday. The Sermon sunday morning which was preached by tiie pastor Rev. W. C. Mccormack 1 a. Hail As its subject a other men and was a most eloquent and appropriate discourse. The text was from John in. 38th verse a other men Laboured be Aro entered into their the Savior uttered these words to his disciples when the result of his own teachings to tie woman at Syc Hars Well began to be seen. He wished to stimulate the disciples to Effort to show them that they were Only joint workers in a great harvesting that they were the continues in the work began by others. He did not even claim As altogether his own the evident results of his words to the woman at the Well who became a missionary. He Kik a that others had Laboured before he came in the flesh. He with divine humility put himself on a level with the the passage teaches us How to estimate spiritual Effort and our debt to the past. Our lord noticed All that had been Don a for him and tightly estimated it a a others had he a lid not say others had done a Little but a a they privileges come to us All in Sulci an easy Way that we Are Apt to forget at what Cost Tivey have been obtained. Continuing or. Mccormack said a if we who worship in Sulci a Cli urch As this look Back we shall see that behind the Noble ecu who have filled its pastorate since its erection there were Many who worked with them worked by suggesting itis iut a worked together in the nucleus of a congregation Ami a sunday school. And Many More worked before them by Tongue and pen by purse and influence by suffering Ami loss. Ihu a a men May lie now in forgotten Graves but they once Laboured and their work is not forgotten. We Honor them for what they a lid. The debt that we owe to them and to our divine master we can never repay. The minister who Cau he unmoved at the thought of what lie owes to others is not worthy to fill the office. All Honor to those who have Laboured and into w Hose labors to have entered. A Christ shows us in what spirit any new work is to Lee undertaken. Prospective influences Ramlu r than immediate Are to he Cotis in Lerey i. Our Savior a disciples were already longing for thrones and kingdoms hut lie wanted them to build on a Rock Aud build for Trio eternities lie taught Thorn not to act on the principles of Small profits Ami Quick return.�, a Arlt of a a lows a in too Many a if our Churchie today. To Iii aka a sensation a splurge May give Brief Success but bring final failure. Success is often in proportion to the struggle. Christianity never occupied a Moro prominent position in the Eye of the world that it does today. The Church too is on its Mettle. The Calm tries As much As the storm. Today the Cli urch must take account of the tidal wave of democracy. The Church must get into line it has to guide for people now think for themselves. Christ ult it Only wanted his disciples to 1111 their Aims in the future hut in wanted them to have an increased sense of responsibility b a a aug a others Laboured. A this morning a the speaker continued a we unveil a Tablet to the memory of one win Laboured m the lord s Vineyard in this lace the Rev. Charlesjr Wett Collins the first pastor of the Grove presbyterian Church. Or. Collins ministry a luring tin formative period of the Church was eminently successful. Tin period a if his pastorate was nine years a luring which Tine tie country was plunged in civil War. The pastorate and the sermons preached by or Collins Are still recalled by Many of the members of this Church. He Laboured and to have entered into his during 11io Benium or my Cormack very effectively applied the lessons drawn from the text to show that the first pastor of tin Grove Cli urch had very closely lived lip to Christ a in Eal the Church records hear ample evidence he said of steady growth Aud in fluence during or Collins pastoral. Among its members were found a deep seated conviction and a a a Ouraga Ous adherence to All that tin Church stood 1 for. Ono might look in vain the speaker said for a re Coral of revivals for sensations and splurge with their Quick profits and Small returns hut the growth was steady an 1 i firm foundation was Laid. In or. Colin so pastorate men Aud women of godly devoted lives came into the congregation and stood As pillars in tin Church during they it ars of its subsequent history. As to or. A oiling. Himself the polity of the a Lidreh is As he moulded it and his very lib and character has left its impress. At tint close of tin Sermon tin hymn a for All thy saints who from their labors rest was Sung and flu veil was remove Al from tin f us of Tom Tablet by George a Gearhart one of the elders of the Church. A Short session of court was held on saturday morning with his Honor judge Evans and associates Blee Aud Wagner on the Bench for the purpose of hearing argument on the application to admit Peter Dietrich to Hail. The application was refused. William Kase West of counsel for 1 tin defense led off in argument. He made a Strong plea asking that the defendant be admitted to Hail until All a formality relating to a new trial be complied with. This would give tin defendant an Opportunity to attend to it it his business Aud personal affairs which have been necessarily neglected. He cited cases where persons convicted of murder in the second degree have been admitted to bail even when there was no recommendation to mercy. Hon. H. M. Hinckley followed strenuously opposing tin admitting of the def Daut to bail declaring that such a course would be a travesty of Justice. The matter he said was purely in the discretion of the court. Suteno it said was suspended merely by reason of the application for a new trial Ami lie cited authorities to show that in parallel cases bail was refused. Or. West in conclusion took the floor and stated that it was the Universal custom in neighbouring counties to admit the defendant to bail when a verdict of murder in the so con a degree is a rendered. The court made the following order Commonweal i is. Peter murder. Guilty of murder in. The second Ergec. Application to admit the defendant to it Hail Peu Diug motion for new trial. Now september 29, 1906,after hearing argument application denied and defendant remanded. By the court. Charles c. Evans p. J pm a to a Dietrich was present in the court room Aud naturally showed a keen interest in the argument. When the order of court was read refusing the application App it Mitius it was very Manifest. Rev. Swartz leaves Riverside. Rev. E. T. Swartz on sunday conducted his last service As pastor of St. Peter s E. Church of Riverside. On last Friday the House Dipold goods were shipped to Scranton yesterday or. Swartz left for that City and today be will lie followed by Bis wife and a laughter. Tim reverend gentleman Ami the entire family a luring the pastorate at St Peter s became endeared to tin people a of South Danville and Riverside and the severing of the tics when the final separation came was attended w Atli Many tears Rev. E. T. Swartz preached his last Sermon at St. Peters Oil sunday september 23. On last Sabbath conforming to a custom he has follow �1 through life to observed the last sunday of his pastorate by merely administering the sacrament Anil indulging in some remarks appropriate to the parting. Rev. C. M. Barnitz who has been officially appointed by Bishop Berry to Fili the unexpired term at St. Peters was present sunday to assume charge of the congregation a As or. Swartz stepped out. After remarks by tin latter or. Barnitz spoke very feelingly of tin retiring pastor dwelling on the acceptable service to Rou dered tiie Church Ami the High esteem in which he was held personally. Or. Swartz and family during their last Days in Riverside have been entertained very pleasantly by mrs. Pitvor Ami this recalls a coincidence. When or. Swartz entered the ministry forty five years ago he was appointed to the Catawissa circuit embracing South Danville and Riverside where he preached his first Sermon in a Cli urch the site of which is now occupied by it. Vernon cemetery. When in arrived on the opposite Side of the River before the first service he was directed to the House of Lambert Pitner where lie was hospitably entertained. The coincidence lies in the fact that after a life time of service a after the last Sermon was preached he was entertained by the same hospitable family which welcomed him into the Field before his voice Hall been actually raised in the ministry. To a he to the interest while Lambert Pitner Long ago was gathered to his fathers his Good widow survives so that tin same hand that welcomed him Here was one of the very last to bid him Farewell. Death of firs it i. Grady. Mrs. Laura 5. Grady widow a Ifer a Ward Grady formerly a resident of South Danville died at 2 of clock tues it Lay morning at the Home of her daughter mrs. John Arter frosty Valley. The deceased was 82 years of age. Or. Ami mrs. Grady formerly resided a in a farm in Rush township. Some years ago they moved to i South Danville where later or. Grady die a. Recently mrs. Grady has been living with mrs Arter. Death is ascribed to i the ailments of old age. Mrs. Grady is survived he five Chi i a in a Frank aug a Marl a if Perry of Nebraska mrs. John arts i. Of frosty Valley and mis. Julia Gulick of near klines Rovi. The fun a ral will take a Friday morning Nice thug at tie a i ter Home at 1 o clock. So to vice is will he Coli due Tell in tin Pic by Rian a Lidreh at no a Ruthi imly a a lain. Interment will he made at Northumberland. A see that the Chimney is in Good Oral or before building the fire Ial to tin Ameur Ani wednesday night a on the eve of the a indication of Pennsylvania s magnificent Cape Tol tin City of Harrisburg presents a scene of such bewildering Beauty that the pen halts in the description and wonks fail to convey the stupendous spectacle. All Day Long trains on every Road have been pouring visitors int. The City by thousands and will co Niue to Laud their cargoes of human Iglitz in Harrisburg ill night and w into tomorrow morning. The traffic As or Ion sly overtaxed the capacity of the roads Anil All trains coming into the City Arlt from two to Tom a hours late. The decorations in Harrisburg have never before been equalled by the Cape Tol City Market str it. From the Pennsylvania station to the River Bridge is tonight a fairy land of light.�, of which the court of Honor in Market Square is the Central and most dazzling Point. Here tonight the Commonwealth hand of Harrisburg is Ren Deruig a Fine concert. It is estimated in Harrisburg tonight that 100, visitors crowd the highways of the City Ami this is but a fraction of the mighty throngs that will arrive through the night Aud tomorrow morning. All the hotels Are crowded and Many private Homes have been thrown open to the Public. The Capitol was to Lay thrown open to the Public among the crowds of people who thronged into the magnificent new Cili fice were Many from Montour Aud Northumberland counties. In the House the location of Montouris repro so native was eagerly hunted out. Hon. R. Scott Muier Niaud a seat was found in the front Row. No. 12, one of the most desirable in the House. Directly behind or. Anime Man is the seat of or. Creasy. The illuminations in the Capitol grounds were turned on tonight for the first time and the myriads of electro bulbs and japanese lanterns make one of the grand St sights overseen in the state of Pennsylvania. In Sidet Roosevelt will arrive in Harrisburg Between 10 and 11 of clock tomorrow morning he will review the Parade which moves at 12 15,from the reviewing stand at the Corner of state Anil third a try to at the foot of the main Capitol Steps. All places of will he c1om<1 Betws eur the hours of 10 a. In. And j p. M. W. R. Farmers will protect Quail. The Farmers throughout Montour county an up in arms Aud a Are a la ter mixed to pro a a of the Quail from being shot on their pro Pitties this a a car. The Quail by its , has won the Friendship of tin Farmer and it has he in made Plain to a the Hunters or a i 11 he if they attempt to i Hunt a jail that every thing in the Power of the Rural residents will lie a Lone to prevent tin a a Xii fiction of these Lith game Birds. The Quail have been becoming sea reit and scarcer Verv year Ami it is Only a matter of a Short while in the Slaughter is allowed to continue until Quail will have from this part of the new trespass Law will he an important Factor in aiding the Farmers to protect their Lith fathered friends. While some of tin Farmers do not object to show iting rabbits or even pheasants if they can be found on their properties they stand As one Man on the question of killing off tin Quail. As one Man from near Washingtonville put it yester it Lav a you might As will Start killing a Farmers chickens As to shoot Quail on his lamp. A Over on the other smile of the River the same conditions exist in some parts nearly every farm he ing posted with trespass notices. Third engine in operation. The third and last of the three Eug ii s of the heat Light and Power Plant at tax Hospital for the insane was started a up tues Lay Aud during yesterday by Way of trial was kept in continuous opt ration. Like the other two engines it did its work admirably with out developing the least defect. On wednesday night 1 550 lights were turned on at the Hospital which while not the maximum number that will to employed is tin largest number that has yet been in use. Only a few More fixtures remain to be installed. By saturday the 13th inst Buchanan amp a company expect to be off the ground. One of the boilers is not in shape for starting. Work on it has been delayed a Lith through the absence of h. R. Fowl a tin representative of e. Keeler a company. The latter company has installed tin steam Plant in the new Capitol at Harrisburg and or. Fowler was called to that City last saturday to see that everything was in Good working or Ler for the dedication. He will return to i Danville saturday Ami it will be Only a few Days when tin last of the three boilers will he in commission. Cutting Timber for paper. King age Quot it i a int by tin Pennsylvania in air Mill company of to Ata Wissa Inch Aring the tract a if to Mhz a adjoining tin mans tract a sour towns Trinu r. N Lyons. Tin Wood is pm Al a 1 id it hark and a ill in 5 font a myths to lie made into paper. Or. Lyons is an expert woodsman and is a Zimmt by Tith d for the work having had Large experience in the Iii Imit a districts of tin West Kaiui in gently ill tin Jameson City District. The misses Marion and Marguerite Haas of Sui Bury spent Sukdav at the Home a if miss Ida Street. Mrs. Susan Reynolds and mrs. A. M. R. Russell have returned from a visit with friends at Bell Wood. Or. And mrs. Edward Hull of Sun Bury spent sunday at tin Home of or. And mrs. L. Campbell Riverside. William Bird of Philadelphia spent sunday at the Home of his Mother mrs. Margaret Bird East Market Street. Bruce Savage of Bloomsburg spent sunday with friends in this City. Joseph y. sunday at his Home on front Street. John Danner and George Maiers of Shamokin spent sunday with friends in Danville. Robert Mellis of Sunbury spent sunday with friends in this City. William Brosius of Sunbury spent sunday at the Home of his parents or. Aud mrs. James Brosius Walnut Street. Or. And mrs. Walter Laird of Philadelphia. Are visiting or. And mrs. Hinshillwood Mulberry Street. Or. And mrs. Ambrose r. Wildey and daughter have left for Ontl Alo new York whore they will make their Home. Harry Salmon who is employed at , spent Sunil May with his family in Danville. Lawrence Tooley of Bloomsburg spent sunday with relatives in this City. Joseph Ami Carl Goeser left sunday to take a course at the Scranton business College. Mrs. Annie Hubrick has returned to Wilkes Barre after a visit at the Homo of or. Ami mrs. Fred held Srb loom Street. Or. Aug a mrs. Eulier Wert eau of Mausdale Ami mrs. Joseph Hagen Buchli of pottsgrove have returned Homo from a pleasant trip to Chester county Philadelphia Ami Atlantic City. Wilson Richards of Catawissa spent sunday at the Home of or. And mrs. Robert Farley Cherry Street. Or. Aud mrs. Robert Kellar of Stroudsburg were the guests Over sunday of or. And mrs. E. A. Curry. Mrs. James a a. Kramer returned to Pittsburg a a Stern May after an ext Mhz a visit at the Home of her parents or. And mrs. G. Fri l Simoli Mill str cot. Mrs. Edward Czechowicz Ami son of new Kensington who have Lieen visiting at the Home of tie former a father John Brugler West Mahoning Street left yesterday for a visit with friends in Johnstown. Or. Anti mrs. George b. Of Connor left yesterday for a several a lays stay with friends in Harrisburg. Mrs. John 11. Hunt and g. Shoop Hunt Are spending several a lays with friends in Halifax. Hugh Mccaffery is taking in the it medication at Harrisburg. Or. And mrs. Miles Sclia Tzer a and or. Aud mrs. Arthur Bulter left yesterday to attend the dedication of the new Capitol at Harrisburg. Or. And mrs. Harry Lutz Ami daughter Are Ojiem Piug several a lays with friends in Harrisburg. Or. And mrs. George leighow Are spending a few Days with friends in Harrisburg. Or. And mrs. John Gibson left yesterday noon for a several Days stay in Harrisburg. Or. And mrs. 1. B. Heddens and sons will take in the dedication of the new Capitol at Harrisburg today. Miss Hattie Simington has returned from a visit with her sister mrs. Charles Sidler in Sunbury. T. W. Bedea Gus Kotlier William Davis Bruce Springer William Kotlier George Kotlier and William Childs left yesterday morning to take in the dedication of the new Capitol at Harrisburg. Mrs. George r. Sechler left tuesday for a visit with friends Inyo Ork Baltimore and Maryland. Miss Blanch Pursel left yesterday for a visit with friends in Shamokin. Or. C. Shultz was a Sunbury visitor yesterday. No opinion in judgeship eight. Harrisburg act. decision was handed Down today by the Dauphin county court in the har Nian herring contest Ami it is unlikely that there will it Ltd any decision before Friday when the court next sits. It is altogether improbable there will be any decision tomorrow inasmuch As that is the Day of dedication of the state Capitol when All business will 1�< Kus cml Ltd Ltd. There is no a doubt but that the court considers the Points of Law involved intricate ones for judge Kurkel in Vireil his associate. Judge Capp to sit with him to determine the Case. General in Host is manifested in Harrisburg Over the opinion of the i court inasmuch As there is involved tin it no Tiomi of the state democratic Rule. Opinions vary As to what interpretation the court will place upon the party rules. There Are Laws to Burn on the statute books the chief difficulty lies in their enforcement. Richard Mccormick who was taken into custody at Milton monday was arraigned before Justice of the peace Oglesby last evening to answer to the charge of impersonating a policeman Ami extorting Money and valuables from Ammon Weller. He was held for court. It was not until yesterday noon that information of Mccormick a arrest reached or. Weller the complainant who resides near Union Corner. About. 8 of clock last evening accompanied by Orris Cherry a witness he arrived at Danville to testify at the hearing. Mccormick was brought Down from jail Ami arraigned. He pleaded a not Anu non Weller swore that on the night a if april 7 on leaving the hotel at the d. L. Amp w. Station where they had been drinking himself and companion Ira Hughes wore accosted by Mccormick Ami another who Fol Lowell them out. He positively identified Mccormick As the fellow Olio Laid hold of him and told them he was a policeman Ami would lock them up unless they we Ould a Fine. Weller admitted that he was intoxicated Aud described his watch and Chain that was taken. Orris Cherry was Down town Aud was on his Way to join his companions when he found Weller Ami Hughes in the hands of a crowd among which was Mccormick. Hughes called to him to get them away As the crowd was a getting his Money Cherry swore that Mccormick followed them Over the River by huge Ami made threats. Chief of police Mincemoyer who went to the Rescue of the Farmer boys met Mccormick Ami another returning from the South Side and heard Mccormick remark a i wish i Hail thrown him into the the officer found out afterwards that Mccormick had a watch in his Possession which corresponded to the description of tiie one missed by Weller. At the hearing Mccormick a Leclar etl that he Hail bought the watch. He was asked of whom Aud he replied a How a to i know i was As a Ircink As they were. A a he was Rema led to jail in a Lof Ault of $300 bail. Appointed y. H. C. A. Committees. At a meeting of the Board of a lira a tors of the y. M. C. A., held in association building tuesday evening president Howard Shultz appointed the following committees to serve for the ensuing year devotional Beverly Mussel Niau c. V. Auie Ruian John magi 11, Sidney Cannard. Win. V. Oglesby. Gymnasium a. W. Lore Austin Klase Jay Sechler w. Rogers Fred Roberts a. C. Amesbury we. L. My Clure Edward Edmondson. Music a. W. Swartz Jesse Shannon Sam a. Mccoy c. C. Ritter John Henning. Boys work Joseph Divel David Roderick John Magill. Finance a. B Watson. James scar let j. W. Swartz a. A. Sechler win. Rogers. Executive Amos Vastire w. G. Brown Jesse Shannon we. L. Mcclure John Hixson a. 11. Grone. Entertainment a Sidney Cau aril Walter Russell Walter Lovett we. Jones or. A i. E. Robbins. Membership Walter Lovett Frank Brown Walter Trumbower Eylward Price Samuel Miller William Book Thomas Ryan. Reception Thomas Reese Joseph Divel Edward Maloy Thomas Foltz George Kostenbauder Arthur Reil Snyder. Invitation a David Reese Watkin Evans Carl Green Ralph still u. L. Goral a. Concrete work shows up finely. The improvements at the d. L. Amp w. Station consisting of a Concrete walk aug a platform Are not yet one half completed although More than a dozen men have been hammering away diligently since last monday a week. The concerto work to take the place of the old wooden platform is now completed from the upper end Down to the a Loor of the freight room. It is a splendid piece of work Aud conveys a Good in Lea of what the improvement will look like when completed. The pulverized Granite employed gives the Concrete a White and a smooth surface wholly different from anything form Erly seen in this Section. After completing the platform a Concrete walk will be built All the Way to Church Street. The whole Job will represent nearly a months work. Most of the workmen employed Are italians. Another new switch started. Work was begun yesterday on another switch on the Pennsylvania Railroad that will ext oud from the Wagon mail crossing at Boytle a station to it the Home of Edward Shultz a distance of one mile. The new switch will to laity on to South Side of the main track Ami will he use a for a passing sitting. It is exp octet a that the work will to completed in about six weeks. It will be re Meiu Lilied that the two mile Extension below Riverside to the South Danville switch was opened for traffic Only a few a lavs ago. What this state really a eels is not More Laws but a Public spirit that will demand the enforcement of those we Alread by have. Our town tuesday morning was shocked by another sudden death the victim in this instance being Elias Lyon one of the Best known residents of Danville. He was found dead lying on the floor of his bed room a few minutes before eight of clock. The deceased was stricken about three weeks ago. He rallied however aug a one week later was Able to be Aroul As usual although Holt lib a not regain his former vigor. On monday he was better than for some time previously. To ate a Hearty supper. He was in the Best of spirits Ami during the evening for an hour or More Cou versed with Charles a. Jameson who had called upon him. It was 10 of clock when to retired. He slept soundly All night. Between 7 Aud 8o�?Tclock tues Lay morning mrs. Lyon arose and went to Market. Her husband then was awake he conversed freely Aud gave no evidences of illness. Some time later his daughter engaged in conversation with him. When mrs Lyon returned Home she found her husband lying on the floor of the be a room dead. The interim Between the daughters visit to the bedside of the deceased and mrs. Lyons return from Market was very Short indicating that he had been Deal Only a few minutes when to was found. The do ceased was afflicted with heart trouble Ami this is assigned As the cause of his death Elias Lyon was in his sixtieth year. He was the eldest child of Moyer Ami Hannah Lyon. He was born in Danville and Early in life b Camo associated with his father in the conduct of the meat Market. He spent his entire life in Danville. Few men were better known Aud better liked. He was modest retiring kind Ami obliging in disposition Aud of undoubted integrity. Tire tleceas<3d was a Veteran of the civil War Ami was a member of Goodrich Post. No. 22, g. A. R. The deceased is survived by his wife one son Harry of Pittsburg aug a two daughters Lillie mrs. Simon Hoffman and Emeline Olio resides at Home. Four Brothers and four Sisters also survive William and Jacob Lyon of Bellefonte Henry of Norfolk va., and Charles Lyon of Danville mrs. Jamos Scarlet and misses Ann Caroline Ami Ella Lyon of this City. The funeral will be held Friday at 3 p. M. From the late residence ferry Street. Interment will take place in Oil Fellows cemetery. Young Man Dies in Hospital. The last scene in a tragedy in which the parts were taken from Leal life was enacted at the Mary Packer Hospital in Sunbury tuesday night. It is a Story of a Young Many a struggle to secure an education Aud to enter the ministry of his broken health and contraction of a fatal malady and finally of the destruction of All his Hopes by death. George Erdman a prominent Young Man of near who was Al fitted to the Packer Hospital about ten a lays ago suffering with an attack of typhoid fever succumbed to that dread disease tuesday night at 11 of clock. His system was in a run Down condition due to hard study. He was just preparing himself for the ministry Ami had worked unceasingly with that end in View. The deceased was aged Twenty one years and eight months and was a son of or. Ami mrs. Daniel Erdman. He was a brother of the Rev. Harry Pittsburg mrs. Norman Hull of Shamokin and miss Nettie Erdman who resides with her parents. The funeral will take place from the Snydertown lutheran Church Satur it Lay morning at 9 of clock. La Termeus will be made in the reformed Church cemetery near Snydertown. Job printing the office of the american being furnished with a Large assortment of Job letter and fancy Type and Job material generally the publisher announces to the Public that he is prepared at All times to execute in the neatest manner. Job printing fall kinds and description big party at washing it Neville. The Home of or. Ami mrs. Watson Diehl in Washingtonville was the scene tuesday evening of a very pleasant Surprise party the occasion being or. Diehls 37th birthday. A Lino supper was served. Those present were Rev. Aud mrs. W. Kohler or. Ami mrs we. Dieffenbache or. Ami mrs. Frank Martz son Clarence Aud daughter Floreuce. Or. Ami mrs. Norman Bechtel Ami son . Ami mrs. Henry Moser or. Aud mrs. Frank acor or. Aud mrs. Joseph h. Hilkert. Or. Ami mrs. Win. Mills son David Ami daughter Bernice or. And mrs. Mcclellan Diehl a laughters Laura and Anua. Or. Ami mrs. Geo. Moser sons Sidney Aud Russell mesdames Lydia Diehl Lydia Moser Hannah Bechtel Mary Keller Martin Kelly Josiah Dyer Thomas Bulter Thomas pm Al lock Katherine Moser Minnie Smith. Jacob Moser Ida Bogart misses Emma Kelly Ada Aud Florence Vognetz Maggie Moser Ivy Dyer Pauline Runyan Carrie Pollock Grace Diehl Anna Robinson Belle Schooley Anna Seidel Margaret Diehl Mabel Smith messes. John Smith Ambrose Marta Harry rude Harvey Moser nor Ian acor Bert Faust. Schuyler Diehl Alvin Mowrer Harvey Diehl Ralph Cromis Ami Roger Cole the report of the agricultural a be parti neut for september sets the Seal a if official confirm Tiou upon Tho expectation that 1906 will he a year of plenty As regards crop out turn. A stranger appeared in Danville yesterday for the purpose of installing a phonograph in the rooms of one of our Well known organizations free of Cost on its face the scheme seemed plausible enough hut the stranger was sadly a harassed and prevented from a to aug business by a Telegram from Pitman n. J., which appeared in the Philadelph i i Ledger yester Lay morn aug. The Telegram in effect stated that a Well dressed 111 111 giving his name As j. L. Fehr of Harrisburg pa., appeared in Pitman Aud asked to be introduced to a club officer As he wished to present a fifty Dollar outfit to the organization. The president of the club introduced the stranger to the principal business men of the town Many of whom pail three dollars for an advertisement that w As to go on the lib a of the a Chiue. On monday night the Telegram states a Box came by express c. O. D. Seeing that it was a big Box the members of the club thought they had a big after paying the Bill they found a Small phonograph of the toy Type with three records. One of the tunes was entitled a a slow old town and another a remember me when i am the let Ger article states that it has been Learned that the Man is not a representative of the phonograph company. The stranger who appeared in Dau Villo yesterday was likewise Well dressed. He gave his name As Fehr while to add still More to the coincidence nearly simultaneously with the Mau s arrival in town a Good sized Box some thirty inches in length Aud fifteen inches in height and Width arrived at 0110 of our express offices. The Box was sent c. O. D. The amount involved being $9.58. It was from the a Harrisburg phone company and was addressed to a a a. L. Fehr the stranger immediately selected one of the most prominent organizations in town Aud seeking its Secretary. Made known his plan. The organization was to have the phonograph valued at fifty dollars free of Cost the Only return the Harrisburg phone company asked la ing the proceeds from six advertisements at three dollars each which were to be placed on the lid. At the first stage of tiie game the representatives of the organization were unsuspicious Aud the Man began to Hustle for advertisements. The stranger however was a Man of generous physical proportions with a a countenance that was beaming full of smiles and a when lie got Busy be presented a figure 011 the streets that was sure to attract notice. He had net secured More Thau a couple of advertisements when our townsman w. B. Rhodes w to had perused the columns of the morning papers with his wonted Are aug a interest note a the similarity Between the stranger s proposition and the phonograph game worked on the Pitman people. He communicated his suspicions to Ralph Kisner esq., who had been approached for Auad and who was already a Little dubious a about the matter. The Long aug a Short of it was that the paper with the Telegram from Pitman was produced Aud handed Over to the stranger. He a a cleared the whole affair As very unfortunate. He admitted that his name was a a John Fehr but sail that some our Over in Jersey must to impersonating him As his phonograph a and entire scheme was a perfectly a a legitimate one. Danville men however have a wholesome aversion to being regarded As easy Marks Aud the parties he had in Tow became very we Ary. They wanted the Man to Tjien the Box at tie express office and show what kind of a phonograph he had. This the a a manager of the Harrisburg phone company declined to do As it was sent c. O. D. And would have to be released by the company first. He tried in every Way to reassure the organization but lie finally Couch filed that he was u i against a a bad thing. �o11 the 12 10 Pennsylvania train a a John still wreathed in smiles left for Sudbury. During the afternoon the Box remained at the express office. As to its real contents there is much curiosity it is Hoied that none of the tubes were entitled a a slow 01�1 town a for in the present instance Danville was any thing but slow. Evan r. Evans Laid to rest. Evan r. Evans whose death occur it Al sunday evening was consigned to the grave in Fairview cemetery yester Day of a noon. The funeral took place from flu Mahoning presbyterian Church at 2 of clock. The services were Coli ice Ltd Byj the pastor Rev. E. Hutchison. The pall bearers were Danl d. Williams Thomas Evans a ploy Deshay Harry Pritz hard Laud James v. Gillaspy aug a George Stillwell. Among those from out of town who attended then funeral were or. Aud mrs. Francis i. Jones of Ocean Grove n. Come to agreement. At a meeting of the striking Eui ploys of the Shamokin and it. Jar in i transit lines held saturday afternoon an agreement was reached with manager Smith and the cars will Likely resume running Tot Lay or tomorrow the men were granted substantially what they struck for. I

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