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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - October 9, 1902, Danville, PennsylvaniaK Home paper a for the lome Che circulation of this paper is increasing rapidly. It will pay you to advertise in the american. Subscription $1 per yell or. Irving 11. Jennings dentist. Office hour9 a. M. To i 1/ >04 Mill St., 1 in. M. To 4 i Quot. M. Danville l Shultz n. In. 42 mil.1. St., , a. Diseases of the stomach Anil intestines a specially d k. N i. A , a dentists Offick 218 St Kkt. Teeth extracted without i Aln. Crown and Bridge worn a specially. Equipped Willi i lie latest and Moat improved instruments and prepare to i cute the most difficult work. Or. C. Ii. Reynolds a dentist a office opposite Boston store Danville a. Dentistry in All its branches. Charges moderate and All work guaranteed. Established 1898. St the republicans of Montour county have presented for your approval for District attorney Ralph Kisner who is one of the younger members of the bar of this county and who is rapidly building up a lucrative practice. He is a gentleman with All that term implies courteous and affable and above All honest which Means and should mean much in an official who has in a measure control of your life and Liberty. This is no political office. A Democrat cannot be accused for being the less a Democrat for voting for Ralph Kisner for District attorney. Wii to tit Coal bucket is empty Tho chances Are that even if Tho dinner pail is full the food is uncooked. The sunday school class of mrs. Wesley Morral 1 will hold a sociable in the lecture room of St. Peters m. E. Church South Danville on Friday evening. Ice Cream cake and Candy will he on Sale. Done to forget the Welsh singers at Trinity m. E. Church on saturday night. Tickets Are now being offered for Sale. Some half dozen antiquated Are arms belonging to will g. Brown form an attraction in the window at coleus hardware store the collection is made up mostly of Flintlock muskets Aud horse pistols several of which look primitive enough to have seen service in the revolutionary War. State supt. Or. Schaeffer has issued a circular letter to the school authorities in which he says that Trees can he planted in the fall As Well As in the Spring. Hence it has become customary for the Many schools to celebrate autumn Arbor Day in addition to the Arbor Days which the governor annually designates by proclamation in the Spring. For Rural schools closing before the Middle of april the autumn Arbor Day is the Only one which they can observe. In accordance with this custom Friday october 17th, 1902, is hereby named autumn Arbor Day and the directors teachers and pupils of the schools Are requested to observe the Day by planting Trees and other suitable exercises. No matter when or How the Coal strike May be ended it is quite Likely that Anthracite will not for a Long time be used so freely As heretofore. Many persons who have been using bituminous lately will continue to do to. The Bloomsburg fair this week will be the last fair of the season in this Section of the state. From there Tho horses will return and go into Winter quarters. The season Lias not been a successful one Foi a majority of the horsemen on account of the rain and had tracks. Charles e. Evans esq., of Berwick has been appointed As a Lay Delegate to represent Tho Central Pennsylvania Onfer Euce in the worlds missionary youve Tiou which will take Placo at Cleveland october 21-24. Rev. Tarry Curtin Harman of this City and Rev. Richard h. Gilbert of Berwick will represent the Central Pennsylvania conference in the great Conven Ion As ministerial delegates Hon. Lames Foster of this City is a Lay Del Gate appointed a month or so ago. The selection of or. Evans As the a ther Lay representative completes e appoint m3 its. The Apple crop while not Pheu Omo Lally Large is sufficient to keep the Ider press Busy apples of the Grade Uit ahle for cider being out of All pro portion to Ali better Grade usually Tyler a Winter apples a a which Are picked from the Trees and packed in barrels. The stable of Doster Brothers Onvy aleut Street near Church will he wished within a few weeks Ami will e one of Tho handsomest in this City. A this country will never be entirely free until it supplies All of its own demand with its own established in 1855. Vol. 47--no 41. Danville a. Thursday october 9. 1902.pavements to be repaired the pavements Aud Crossings about town came in for to Weir full share of attention at Tho mooting of Council Friday. Goo go Sechler stated that Tho crossing Over Mahoning Street on the Oast Side of Mill Street would have to he torn up Aud Roland to meet the Grade of the new pavement at the Grone building. He recommended that vitrified Brick to used for the new crossing. These to thought would be More serviceable than Stone while Tho Cost would not be a great Deal More. The idea was vigorously combated by several members hut on motion of or. Dougherty it was put to a vote when it carried As follows yeast Vastire Dougherty Montgomery Button Sechler. Nays Swank Gibson and Lloyd. The Plank in front of the property owned by h. L. Gross on the East Side of Mill Street was reported As Loose. On motion of or. Montgomery or. Gross was ordered to repair the sidewalk replacing the Plank with Stone. The Borough will build a crossing Over Tho Alley below or. Dougherty a hotel on Northumberland Street Aud cobble the Gutter at the same Point. On motion of or. Dougherty it was ordered that the heading Iron company to requested to take up the work repairing Tho Side walk Aud cobbling the Gutter Between said Alloy Aud Mahoning Creek. �o11 motion the Street commissioner i was requested to mend the crossing at 1 Ash and Centre streets Aud to make repairs near the Mortimer property. Or. Swank reported Many pavements i As in need of repair in the second j Ward. There Are Brick pavements 1 lie said where Many of the bricks Are missing Aud tar pavements whose surface is so uneven As to cause a person to at other places there Are no pavements at All. It was the sense of Council that about the same state of affairs exist in nearly every part of the Borough. On motion of or. Dougherty it was ordered that the Street commissioner to instructed to notify property owners whose pavements Are had to repair them at once bringing the sidewalk no to Tho proper Grade. On motion of or. Patton an order was drawn in a or of mrs. I. A. Persing treasurer of Tho woman be Nevo Leut society for $72 representing interest on the Josiah Wolf be next. On motion of or. Montgomery it was ordered that repairs be made on the Continental Hose House As previously outlined the work to be under the supervision of p. J. Keefer assisted by architect John Brugler. The following Bills were approved for payment water department.�11.11 resident passes away 111 the death of John Barber which occurred in this City at 8 80 of clock yesterday afternoon our town loses one of its oldest and most highly esteemed citizens one of the few survivors of that group of skilled and sturdy workmen in Ascendancy Here during the preceding generation to whose labors Aud Industry Danville is indebted for whatever growth and development has marked its career. Or. Barber was ill during the greater part of the summer his malady being one incidental to old age. Although his sufferings at times were most intense yet to was occasionally Able to leave the House. Only an hour or so before his death to arose from his chair and stepped into an adjoining room. To later lapsed into Semi cd us Cious Ness Aud in that state passed away. John Barbor although taken by most people for a welshman was in reality a native of Italy. When Only nine years of ago he found his Way to Wales and grew to manhood in that country. He adopted the Welsh language All knowledge of his own the italian in time passing out of his mind. As near As can be determined or. Barber emigrated to this country in 1857. He was an experienced minor and As a Foreman was associated with the late Daniel Edwards in developing the Ore mines at this place under Waterman amp Beaver. He was a Man of Sterling integrity Aud a consistent Christian. For Many years previous to Liis death he was an elder in the Welsh congregational Church of this City. To was a warm hearted generous Man and will be kindly remembered by Many persons who have received favors at his hands. The deceased was 77 years of age. He was married three times the third wife surviving. One Sou James l. Barber general manager of the shovel works this City an Issue of Tho first marriage also survives. The latter is absent on a business trip and during yesterday could not he located. He will probably be heard from today when arrangements for the funeral will be perfected. Regular employes1129.70 Samuel Waite. 3.00 Atlantic refining co. 14.95 Curry amp Vauban. 80.91 Washington Hose co. 4.00 Trumbower amp Werkheiser. 10.14 a. M. Peters. 3.80 Standard Gas co. 7.40 Harry b. Patton. 80.00 Borough department regular employees $82.50 Street labor and hauling 45.118 Joseph Lelmer. 4.32 Trumbower amp Workheiser .0.71 carry amp Vanuatu. 4.88 Pettibone Bros. Mfg. Co 1.20 Standard electric Light co 451.75 Standard Gas co. 2.80 b. B. Brown. 15.50to remodel Church Interior. Architect John Brugler is perfect aug Plaus for the remodelling of the Interior of the first Baptist Char chef this City. The improvements contemplated Are quite extensive Aud As shown by the plans will beautify the auditorium Aud give the Church an up to Date appearance throughout. Both floor and ceiling will be new. The floor will be raised in the rear sloping toward Tho pulpit. The ceiling will he of Metal and beamed. New pews circular in form will he installed. Stained Glass will be placed in the windows and the whole Interior will be renovated repainted and frescoes. A congregational meeting was held wednesday evening at the first Baptist Church to act Apon or. Brugler a plans. A Republican representative in Congress from this District will be Able to do More for his constituents than a Democrat can because he will be in Harmony with the National stops convention. Owing to the strike the Danville District Epworth league which was to have Ceu held in the first methodist Church Shamokin next tuesday wednesday and thursday has Heel indefinitely postponed. The Danville District comprises the counties of Union Snyder Montour Northumberland Columbia Luzerne Aud part of Schuylkill nearly All the Region covered by the strike. It is thought that the attendance of delegates would he Kinsall on account of the tie up and the postponement is indefinite depending probably on the length of the years ago yesterday John r. Jones no. 4 Cross Street wednesday quietly celebrated a very unique event. On this Date october 8, forty years ago he moved into the House he at present occupies which lie built himself and in which lie has Coutin Only resided. When or. Jones built his House there was hut our other residence on the North Side of the p. Amp r. Railway and that was p. H. Foust s Brick hotel which was torn Down a year or so ago to make room for the imposing eur Tei auce to Tho grounds of Castle Grove. Or. Jones who has been a resident of Danville for fifty years on november of last year celebrated his Golden wedding. He is a Well known Iron worker and at one time was paddle Boss for Hancock Aud chief contest ended the contest for Tho most popular fire chief conducted by the Continental Hose co., closed saturday evening and the largest vote was polled by James freeze of the Washington company the present head of the department. In All Over eight thousand votes were cast Aud or. Freeze received 4980. To will be presented with a handsome Gold watch by the Continental company. The presentation will probably be formally made on the return of chief freeze from the state convention at Bradford. To has Many friends and was kept Hensy saturday evening receiving congratulations on his Success and Aud the Large vote he was fell into a scale. The horses attached to l. H. Kline a ice Wagon fell into a scale at the foundry and machine shop of Curry amp Vauban Early yesterday morning Aud one of the animals was badly injured. The scale was being repaired and the platform had been taken no or. Kline drives into the Mill Yard every morning and did not see Tho open scale yesterday until too late to prevent Tho horses from falling. A Fine old landmark. It is not generally known that the flue Brick residence. Mill Street owned Aud occupied by James Scarlet esq., is nigh onto a Century old. It was the first Brlek House built in Danville the Magill Homestead on West Market Street being Tho second. The exact Date when the Scarlet residence was built is hard to determine hut it is considerably older than the Magill dwelling which was erected in 1814. A portion of the bricks used in the former building were manufactured at Northumberland. The republicans of Montour have the Best ticket Ever placed before the people. It is in order for every Man to support to Dan vide. A party consisting of or. And mrs. J. W. Mears of Brooklyn n v., and or. And mrs. Ii. Hower of Bloomsburg came to this City yesterday afternoon in a Large automobile. The machine is a handsome one of red color and attracted a great Deal of attention. Or. And mrs. Mears came in it from Brooklyn to Bloomsburg the trip requiring three Days on account of the storms and heavy roads. During their stay in Dunville the automobile party was at the Montour paragraphs. Or. And mrs. R. E. Edmunds of Pitts Lorg arc guests at the Home of Hon. James Foster Walnut Street. Or. And mrs George w. Mowrer of three Rivers Mich Are visiting at the Home of John e. Roberts Mahoning township. Miss Lon George of Tiffin o., arrived in this City saturday evening for a visit at the Home of her Nephew tax receiver Edward w. Peters. John j. Houser of three Rivers mich., arrived in this City saturday evening for a visit with his brother William Houser. A. L. Colow Brick layer who has a contract in look Haven spent sunday with his family in this City. John Slioch of Edwardsburg Michigan is visiting his brother h. M. Slioch in this City. Or. And mrs. W. P. Angle have returned from a visit to Syracuse a. Y. Or. And mrs. J. W. Moyer of Berwick spent sunday wit i relatives in this City. Miss Emeline Gresh of Hazleton is the guest of miss Maud freeze in this City. Walter West of Wilkes arc spent sunday in this City. Edward f. Williams spent sunday at Shenandoah. Mrs. Carrie Martin of Liverpool is visiting at Tho Home of g. L. Bair Bloom Street. A. S. Geringer of Sunbury spent sunday in this City. Mrs. Calvin Taylor has returned to her Home in Philadelphia after being the guest of relatives Here for several weeks. Mrs. Esther Stoes West Mahoning Street has returned Home from Philadelphia where she spent three weeks. Or. J. Sweisfort was in Wilkes arc yesterday on a business trip. Joseph Slack mrs. Sarah Winters mrs. Christiana Softli Danville. Attended a funeral at Sunbury yesterday. John Wertman of Virginia has returned Home after Spe Diug Sonie time with relatives in this City. William Forney Danville took in the fair at Bloomsburg yesterday. Roy h. Eisely of Philadelphia who is visiting in Sudbury called on Danville friends yesterday. Or. And mrs William Morgan and miss Sadie Morgan of this pity attended the funeral of John Campbell yesterday at Sunbury. S. Loonstein Aud Joseph Loiou Stein were in Sun Bury Aud Northumberland yesterday. Mrs. Mary Carodisky is visiting relatives at in usury. J. H. Yeager of Shamokin was a visitor to this City yesterday. Mrs. John Kaiui attended the funeral of Captain John Campbell at Sanbury yesterday. Mrs. Gertrude Ellis is a guest at the Home of Hugh d. Quick Rupert. Mrs. Harry Payton Aud master Harry Payton last evening returned Home from a visit to Pittsburg where they were guests of mrs. Payton s brother David Movey. Mrs. Susan Hawley of Benton is visiting at the Home of Harry Payton Mill Street. Mrs. Emma Meshach and grandson Paul of Williamsport arrived in this City last evening for a visit with mrs. Emma Waite front Street. A. M. Hummel a representative of Bartels brewery transacted business in this City yesterday. Mrs. Heilman of Washingtonville spent yesterday in this City. Or. Cameron Shultz has re turned from a trip to Buffalo n. Y. R. H. Cox of Bloomsburg spout a few hours in Danville yesterday. Or. Aud mrs. Thomas Trainor were visitors at Bloomsburg a osterday. Mrs. J. K. Cressinger of Sunbury was the guest of mrs. T. J. Rogers yesterday. H. L. Crawford of Williamsport transacted business in this City yesterday. Miss Elizabethi Montgomery who spent the summer in Danville has returned to Philadelphia. Mrs. George a a. Gearhart of South Danville is visiting in Philadelphia. J. Hudson Kase of South Danville transacted business in Sudbury yesterday. B. N. Day of Hazleton Spont yesterday in this City. John Murphy returned to Scranton yesterday morning after spending several Days in Danville. R. S. Miller spent yesterday in blooms Hurt. Postmaster Charles p. Harder was a pass Ouger on the 12.15 train yesterday afternoon for Lewisburg. D. K. Pensyl attended Tho funeral of John Campbell at Sunbury yesterday. Mrs. A. , of this City is visiting in Pitts Liuro. Joseph Groce went to Sudbury Yos ter Day . M. C. A. Tho Board of directors of the Young menus Christian association at the october meeting fixed non sunday evening october 2 1, As Tho Date for holding the association anniversary. The exercises will he held in the Mahoning presbyterian and St. Paul a m. E. Churches. Two prominent speakers from ont of town will he secured to address the meetings. Tho anniversary exercises Are always very interesting Aud Are attended by Large audiences. The one of this year will to exceptionally Good As Linn programs arc being arranged. The Board also decided to Purchase the game of parlor croquet for the amusement room. This is similar to Lawn croquet Only it is played on a table and is an interesting game for the Winter evenings. A gymnasium class for ladies is also to to organized Aud considerable interest will he taken in physical culture by the fair sex. Exorcise is recognized As highly beneficial As a builder and preserver of health Aud Tho ladies class will he As popular As those for the men Aud Hoys. The preliminary Steps for the organization will be taken in a few under heroic treatment. Our townsman Henry Kerns yesterday received a letter from mercy Hospital at Pittsburg conveying full information As to the condition of his son j. Ward Kerns who was injured in that City on october 1st. The letter states that Ward was Strzok by a traction car. He sustained a very serious injury upon the head As a result of which he has lain unconscious since a period of eight Days. Asa result of the injury his left Side is totally paralysed. The letter states that there is hut our Hope of doing anything to relieve his Cou Dictou Aud that lies in an operation performed on the Load. Tho treatment is an heroic one adapted Only to desperate cases so that the outcome is very Uncertain. Tho Hospital authorities accordingly decline to proceed wit i the operation until they hear from or. Kerns the injured Many a father. In conversation with a representative of this paper yesterday afternoon or. Kerns stated that he would write the Hospital authorities informing them that he would leave Tho matter wholly in their hands to do what their experience dictated As Best in tiie Case. J. Ward Kerns is thirty four years of ago and the Only Sou of Henry the Benefit of the misers. Relief for Tho thousands of striking miners who Are in need to keep up a struggle not for the luxuries of life hut for a Hare existence is being asked of Tho people. The miners Relief association has Como nobly to their Aid and the people of Danville will be Given an Opportunity to assist this organization in their work by patronizing the concert to he Given at Trinity m. E. Church on next saturday evening october 11, by Tho Welsh singers from Tho Coal Field. The company consists of ton persons four female voices a male Quartetti piano accompanist Aud master George Middleton Tho boy elocution St of Kingston. They Promise an interesting programme and for the Benefit of Tho Welsh residents of this City will sing at least our selection in Tho native Tongue. The male Quartetti will appear in miners costume. Tho Price of admission is 85 cents for adults Aud 15 Cut i for children. Persons desiring tickets can Securo them from members of Tho Church or sunday school or at Ricketts Fosters and w. E. Lungero a known Man Breaks a leg. William Henry Lee will to absent from our thoroughfares for some weeks to come. He has had Tho misfortune to break his leg and is now Laid up for repairs in the Mary m. Packer Hospital at Sudbury. Late saturday afternoon with a companion to visited Rieckus hotel near the d. L. Amp w. Station Aud in leaving fell Over Tho railing at the Entrance badly fracturing his right leg. He was conveyed to his Home near the Grove Furnace in John Patton sex Pross Wagon. Or. Shultz was called who reduced the fracture. On Tho 7 51 Pennsylvania train Lee was removed to the Mary m. Packer Hospital. The unfortunate Man is known about town almost wholly by Tho nickname of a a Doc non unionists beaten it. Carmel oct., 8.�?several non unionists were badly beaten by strikers today As the former were walking Over a Mountain path to the mines. There was no attempt made to Start up any minus. The Royal Oak Colliery was not operated today because the Driver boys refused to work under military Protection. Two companies of the fourth regiment have been on duty at the Royal Oak since lust even aug to Stop strikers from attacking their friends. Or. Aud mrs. J. B. Wyant entrained a number of friends thursday evening in Honor of to Weir Niece miss Bertha Miller of Harrisburg. A luncheon was served Aud the evening was pleasantly spent wit i music and games. Those present were misses May Moyer Martha brawn Margaret Evans Elizabeth Bloom Elsie Bloom Mary Heller Elizabeth Daniel Kathryn Marks Louise Jameson Mary harder Lena Ridgeway messes. Arthur Campbell Charles Hartt Clyde Dyer Raymond Clayton Frank Edmondson Eugene Pegg Amelia Francis Joseph Britenbach and William continue strike a a Ridge leading from the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad to Slattery a Colliery Schuylkill county was blown up Liy dynamite last evening. The length of the strict no is forty five feet. Outside of this the Coal Region was quiet last night. The first battalion of the twelfth regiment left its Camp at Manila Park yesterday afternoon for Wilkes Barre. The second battalion with colonel Clement and staff left Columbia Park Shenandoah for the same place last night. Tho fourth regiment Lett it. Carmel yesterday afternoon for Tho a Zerue Region. Third brigade Headquarters wore transferred yesterday morning from to hotel Fergnson Shenandoah to Tho hotel Sterling Wilkes Barre. The vote of the mine workers Union at the various locals throughout the Anthracite Coal Region yesterday was in favor of continuing Tho strike until the concessions asked Are granted irrespective of Tho troops. President John Mitchell issued the following statement to the press yesterday afternoon a at 12.30 noon fifty telegrams had Heel received trom As Many mass meetings in the various sections of the Anthracite Region conveying Tho information that by unanimous vote of the men on strike All of whom attended Sincli meetings it was resolved that Tho presence of the entire United states army in Tho Anthracite Coal regions would not induce the men to return to work until Tho demands of the Shamokin convention had Heel conceded Tho strike declared off by a Delegate convention of mine by the District Aud National officers. Quot similar telegrams Are constantly being received. Thus far the returns emphasize Aud substantiate the declarations of Tho officials of the miners Union made at the Washington conference that Tho strikers Are not deterred from going to work through fear of bodily harm. John a representative of Tho american was shown Tho copy of a paper last evening published in new York which makes a bitter attack on president Mitchell Aud the strikers. It was secured at Hazleton Aud the papers were put out there yesterday. A special from Shenandoah states that scurrilous literature attacking president Mitchell and his colleagues in the shape of papers and circular letters were distributed there. It is supposed that the purpose is to stir up dissensions among the strikers but the men were forwarded of the coming of the circulars. President Mitchell has returned to Wilkes Barre from Buffalo. He has written a Lotter to president Roosevelt in which he states that to cannot accept the presidents proposition in regard to calling Oft the strike. He further says that while lie Lias outlined his reasons for this decision lie does not think it proper to make them Public until president Roosevelt Lias received the letter. From Washington and new York comes rumours of Breaks in the ranks of Tho operators. President Roosevelt has been informed through an authoritative source that an important part of the operators Are willing to yield. Just what concessions they will make have not Heel made known. Wall Street is the source of Tho new York Rumor and it substantiates in a Way the information from Washington. Wall Street understands that or. Morgan Lias said that since governor Stone has a made Good outline question of military Protection in ordering out the entire National guard of the state it is up to the operators to mine Coal. Ali is some of the operators Are not so anxious to do owing to the determined attitude of the miners in hold aug out and they Are beginning to think that it is time to arbitrate and Compromise. President Mitchell received yesterday from Brussels Ontario Canada a letter signed a Canuck Quot As follows a please take the advice in Tho third chapter and fourteenth verse of St. Lakes gospel and let me have some the verse referred to reads a Maud the soldiers likewise demanded of him saying a and what shall to do and he said unto them a do Vio Lenco to no Man neither accuse any falsely Aud be Content Wirtz your wages. A a died at Sunbury. John Campbell Foreman of the weaving department in Tho North Borland county prison died monday at his Homo in Sunbury aged sixty two years. He was ill a week the cause of his de Atli being a stroke of paralysis. He was Well known in this City and South Danville. The funeral took place from his late Homo yesterday afternoon. A Welcome visitor. Or. G. M. Richart an old time resident of Danville and founder of the Pittston Gazette fifty Throe years ago is visiting Danville relatives and friends. To support strikers. New York oct 8.�?the Miscoll Vaneous session of the confederated Union voted last night to support the Coal strikers in every Way possible no matter How Long it lasted. Delegates of about Twenty unions reported that they have doubled to Weir per capita assessment in Aid of the strikers. In some cases this will bring Tho assessments up to 40 cents a week per member. It is the duty of every qualified voter to cast his ballot at As important an election As that which will he held on nov. 4 next and it is every Many a duty to become qualified to vote in order that he May take advantage of Tho right of suffrage guaranteed to him by the Constitution. A qualified voter is one who has complied with Tho requirements of the Law governing elections in Pennsylvania. The a Orts have decided that no Man has a right to vote in less he has complied wit i tiie following provisions of Law a first he shall have been a citizen of Tho United states at least one month. Second he shall have resided in tiie state one year or having previously been a qualified elector or native Horn citizen of Tho state he shall have removed therefrom and returned then six months immediately preceding the election. Third he shall have resided in the election District where lie shall offer to vote at least two months immediately preceding the election. Fourth if Twenty two years of age and shall have paid within two years a state or county tax which shall have been assessed at least two months and paid at least one Mouth before the election. Presuming that to can meet the three first named requirements the citizen to lie enabled to vote the coming election would still be unable to vote unless he has paid a state or county tax within two years and this tax must be paid before Midnight of saturday oct. 4, one month before election. Hon. W. K. Lord the Republican candidate for Congress from this District for the Short term began life As a slate picker at a Coal breaker. He is to Day one of the leading business men of Northumberland first Baptist Church. A congregational meeting of the first Baptist Church was held last evening at which the Plaus of architect John h. Brugler were considered and approved. The attendance at the meeting was Large Aud the action was unanimous. Vork on Tho improvements will begin immediately. The Interior of Tho Church will be entirely remodeler Aud when All is completed the edifice will be one of the finest in this City. Now memorial windows of stained Glass Are to be put in there will be a now pulpit and choir platform the pews an to he semicircular Aud there will be an inclined floor and metallic ceiling. An important part of the improvement will be Tho removal of Tho gallery the following building committee was named to supervise the work Arthur Myerly chairman g. L. Mclain Secretary John Vastine c. 1. Harder Henry Kneibler George Myerly and John of mrs. Wesley h. Gearhart. Tho funeral of mrs. Wesley h. Gearhart whose death was noted monday morning took place at Scranton monday afternoon from the family residence Monroe Avenne. There were Many very Beautiful Floral tributes. Rev. J. H. Odell pastor of the second presbyterian Church preached the funeral Sermon. I based his remarks on Phil 1-21 a for me to live is Christ Aud to die is he spoke of the Christian character Aud Beautiful life of the deceased and said that Liei dear influence would never be absent from those who knew her gentleness Aud Grace. The music was particularly impressive and Beautiful. Professor Chance was the conductor. A nearer my god to thee and a Rock of Ages were among the selections Sung by a Quartetti from the second presbyterian Church composed of mrs. Altred gut Leinz miss Larragan and messes. Robertson and Ralph Williams. The pall bearers were messes. J. L. Cake j. A. Lansing. W. W. Watson c. P. Matthews j. F. Snyder c. W. Kirkpatrick. The funeral was in charge of director w. P. Price. Interment was made in Forest Hill. United telephones installed. The following United telephones have recently been installed in this Vicinity Danville Exchange a Call 2322,Michael . Market Anil Church Call 472, Danville National Bank,101 Mill Street Call 2882, S. Weihert upholsterer 101 Library a euro Call 1042, s. H. Dreifu residence 122 Mulberry Street Call 1713, a. T. Dewitt it Witt s Park Call 2152, Jesse Wyant Mill and front streets Call 10a, Erwin Hunter Park Call 2312, mrs. Herman Reich hotel 239 d. L. Amp w. Ave. Call 1745, j. E Roberts pay station. Mechanicsville Call 1342, Washington Hose co. Library Avenue. Job printing the folic of the american being furnished with a Large assortment of Job letter and fancy Type and a Ltd a material generally the publisher announces to the Public that in i prepared at All times to execute u the neatest manner Job printing of Ali kinds and description a a get our Price be on you place your orders. The twelfth regiment was Transfer red from Shenandoah and Manila hark to Wilkes Barre wednesday and a relieved by troops from the first and second brigades. The movement of the soldiers in response to the order of governor Stone calling out the entire division began tuesday afternoon those from the Western part of the state started first so As to arrive at to Weir places of duty Early w. Die Day. Some of the first Rigail regiments left Philadelphia tuesday night while the remainder were removed yesterday morning. General Gobin will establish third brigade Headquarters at Wilkes Barre and will have the twelfth with him the ninth and thirteenth have in the Field in tiie Lac Kawauna Aud Luzerne regions since last week. The Headquarters of the first brigade will be at Tamaqua and the troops will be located As follow first regiment and part of Battery a. Hazleton second regiment and part of Battery a new Philadelphia third regiment Minersville sixth regi Niento and first City troop Panther Creek Valley. Headquarters of the second brigade will probably be at Mahanoy City or it. Carmel. The stations of the regiments will be tenth slip Unoki Kigh Teeth Shenandoah sixteenth it. Carmel fifth Ashland fourteenth Mahanoy City. The calling out of the entire forr a of the state troops will have an important effect 011 the strike situation the operators will attempt to resume under the Protection of the Soldier Uliey claim that the strike can now be broken within a few weeks. On the other hand the strikers declare their intention of remaining firm and say the presence of the troops will make to Weir ranks stronger. Despite the fact that a regiment of tiie National guard is stationed at it. Carmel and More Are in route from the Western part of the state Shamokin was ruled tuesday by mobs. One surrounded the Royal Oak breaker Aud another stoned the fast Philadelphia amp Reading passenger train Guowu As a Cannon Ball a North bound from Philadelphia to Williamsport. The Royal Oak is owned by Frank p. Llewellyn and William h. Llewellyn Aud Lias been in operation for some time. The Coal was sold in surround aug towns Somo of it being brought to this City. Tuesday the breaker was started and this Earseil the formation of the mob. Stones were thrown and Frank Llewellyn went into Shamokin Aud called on sheriff Deitrick for Aid the sheriff notified colonel of Neill of the fourth two 10111 panties were sent to Shamokin from the Camp at it. Carmel on a special train. They were marched to the breaker Aud their presence had the effect of stopping the violence. In the March through Shamokin the soldiers were jeered at and hooted. Some were even jostled and vile epithets were Lin red at the men in uniform. The mob had made two attacks on tiebreaker before the arrival of the Soldi ers. The Quot Cannon balls train which is one of the fastest of the Reading Road was stoned while passing the Caim run Colliery at the East end of Shamokin. No one was injured and it is thought that the sight of several National guardsmen in the smoking ear was the cause of the hostile demonstration James Coul Tsou. An Engineer at the Henry Clay Colliery was attacked by a mob tuesday noon while Midway Between the Royal to it a and Henry Clay. He was struck on the Hack of Tho head with a Brick and felled struggling to his feet lie ran to the Telegraph office in the Reading Yards where he became unconscious medical Aid was summoned and it was found that his Skull was fractured. He was removed to the miners Hospital at Ashland Aud was reported to lie in a dying condition tuesday right. His Home is at Gilberton. Three shots Ware fired at k. I. Hop Wood a clerk at the Richards Colliery hut one took effect. Fourtly regi Mout soldiers were soul to the Colliery to restore order. A the following official announcement was made at Washington tuesday 1 m monday. October it Hou. Car Roll d. Wright commissioner of 1-ah or went to Philadelphia Ami gave or John Mitchell the following from the president if or. Mitchell will secure the Ini mediate return to work of the miners ill the Anthracite Region the president will at once apis iut a commission to investigate thoroughly into All the matters at Issue Between the operators and the miners and will do All in his Power to obtain a settlement of the Lucsious in accordance with the report of the commission. Or Mitch 11 has taken this matter under Eon Ide Raton hut the president has not yet been advised of any new York oct. 8.�?Coal is being sold to the East Side poor at 3 1 cents a pail today. Sales agents of the Var Ous Coal roads Are taking 110 orders once a fuel now a Gem. A Ente fancy of jeweler Henry pc pc very appropriately reflects the rarity and High Price of Coal at present. In the midst of a Tine display of jewelry in his window May be set an elegant Cut Glass fruit dish heaping full of pure specimens of Anth Raneiti Coal. A card lying on the Coal read As follows a genuine coals once fuel now a Gem. A the republicans of Montour have the Best ticket Ever placed before the people. It is in order for every Man to support it held a shoot. Several member a of the Guu Ami Rifle club held i Impromptu shoot at in witty spark yesterday afternoon Twenty five were a hot at. Fid lowing is the wore Haney. 17 Dietz. 15 Angle 5 Sherain. Is up i a i j Dietz 12 Speiser 16

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