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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - October 11, 1900, Danville, PennsylvaniaLome paper for the Home a a a curation of this paper is in a in a rapidly. It will you advertise in the american. Subscription $1 per Yeardy. Irving h. Jennings office flour 9 a. M. To 12 m 1 p. M. To 4 p. M. 104 Mill ht., Danville a , m. O. 425 Mill St., Danville a. Diseases of the stomach and intestines a specially d it. W. P. Ankle a dentist office 218 Mill Street. Teeth extracted without pull. Crown and Bridge work a specially. Equipped with the latest and most improved instruments and prepared to execute the most Doltl cult work. Or. H. Reynolds formerly of Catawissa. , opposite Boston store Danville a dentistry in All its branches. Charge to dome and a work guaranteed established 1892. State news. This year is almost at an end Only 82 Days remaining. House keepers complain of the High prices for Good White potatoes. The cold snap will do much toward eliminating the germs of malaria. Many of our business men Are repainting their places of business. Many Chestn uting parties to the surrounding Hills will soon be arranged. The opening of the shooting season is watched for by Many local sportsmen. Take in your plants now if you do not want them nipped by Frost. The Long Winter nights will soon be with us. Another month and then you will commence to shiver. George Swank and Harry Kilter went Coon Hunting saturday night and succeeded in bagging a 30 Pound Sample of the nocturnal carnivore variety at Kippy Kun. The Basket Ball season will soon be with us again. There is Strong talk of the organization of two teams in this City. D. Mauger travelling passenger agent of the Philadelphia amp heading railway made this office a pleasant Call saturday. Between 1400 and 1500 cars of soft Coal Are passing Over the heading Road at Tamaqua every Day. They Are sent Over the Catawissa division. The a Germania Verein have elected the following officers president will Iam Andress vice president Christian Loeh Secretary Carl Molter treasurer Andrew Schatz financial Secretary Paul Knoch trustees Paul Swentek j. Wilhelm and Herbert Wyle. I the peaches Are about Over for this season. A few stragglers still remain on our Market stands looking somewhat in the order of the last run of Shad. A the Man from Mexico which Walter e. Perkins and his company will present at the opera House saturday evening is described As one of the funniest comedies Ever offered to theatregoers in this country. It is in no sense an Experiment As it Lias been played with great Success in All the principal cities of the country and has been Given the utmost limit of Praise for the humor of its situations. The members of the a. M. E. Church of this City Are arranging for the Purchase of the Welsh Baptist Church building on Spruce Street. The members Are soliciting Aid from among their friends and they Hope to be successful in their etl Orts. The i Yonks building on Mill Street is receiving a new coat of paint. Several miners from Scranton arrived in this City yesterday looking for work. They returned to Scranton last evening. Rhoads the son of or. And mrs. Theodore Woolridge is ill at Bis Home near the fair grounds. The heading railway company is contemplating extensive improvements at West Milton involving an expenditure of about $75,000, and bids fur the work have been asked for. The work under contemplation includes a Power House repair shop Coaling station and approaches office Oil and storehouse turntable water tank and other improvements. James p. Johnson an employee of the heading Iron works had his right forearm punctured by a piece of flying steel monday. Or. Wintersteen dressed the injury. Kange master Corporal George Gross a of co. Of states that All hut seven members of the company have qualified and that most of them have shown Good marksmanship. An Extension of ten Days has been granted in which to qualify to make up the time spent in Shenandoah. A physical disability discharge will be Given those failing to qualify. Charles Gillespie Barkley Esq. Aged cd a Well known and highly esteemed citizen of Bloomsburg and a member of the Columbia county bar passed away at 8 88 yesterday morning after an illness lasting Little More than three weeks. After nov. 1st, All employees of the d. 1. Amp w. Kail Load co., will he obliged to Wear uniforms. This order applies to All employees coming in Contact with the Public. A a Xcvi Quot a a a it. A this country will never be entirely free until it supplies All of its own demands with its own vol. 45-no 41 Danville a. Thursday oct hell 11. 1900. Established in 1855.october court the Wintersteen Oase will probably come Dpi a Busy session. The october term of court will con Vene next monday morning with judge Little and associates Divel and Thompson on the Bench. More than the usual number of criminal cases will be tried and it will Likely be the busiest and most interesting session held in this county Lor Many years. A number of extra jurors have been empanelled and Many of the smaller cases will be held Over for the special term in november. The trial of Boyd Wintersteen will probably come no and As this is the first murder trial Montour county has had in years the proceedings will awaken great interest. The Commonwealth is. H. K. Jandis for Belling liquor on sunday will also interest Many people. The damage suits arising from the boiler explosion at the heading Iron works several years ago have been postponed to the special november school boys at Catawissa. The High school foot Ball eleven will play their first game this coming saturday afternoon at Catawissa where they will line up against the Strong High school eleven of that place. The game ought to be a Good one As the local boys have been working hard during the past week to condition themselves and Are now Able to up a Strong and aggressive game. Saturdays game will be the first real game for the local eleven and As they have not As yet figured in a contest abounding with roughness the clip May Tell on them. They go to Catawissa however determined to win. About Twenty rooters will accompany Board hold meeting. Following upon the meeting of the water committee of the Council tuesday evening the Board of water commissioners convened at the Council chamber last night and discussed the plans for the proposed Annex to the water works building. With the exception of a few changes the plans were approved and superintendent Keefer was instructed to Start the excavation preparatory to the construction of the is possible. Miss Margaret Bogenrief assistant director in the department of physical training of the state Normal school of Bloomsburg met several of the Young indies of this City yesterday afternoon in the Parlours of the y. M. A. And talked Over the advisability of organizing a club in Indian club swinging. Miss Bogenrief was very favourably impressed with the Outlook and at her next visit Here it is almost certain that such a club will be Over mixture. The men in the old puddle Mill at the heading Iron works did not charge their furnaces last night owing to a disagreement with the company. The puddles claim that they have been working a mixture of Low phosphorous Iron and steel scale from which they cannot make the same tonnage As they do when working pig Iron. They Are of the opinion that $3.50 per ton should be paid for this degree worked. Fifteen members of Mahoning tribe no. 77, improved order of ked men were Given the haymakers degree after the regular Lodge meeting in their Hall in the Lyons Block last evening. About eighteen members of the Sunbury Lodge were in charge of the new work which is of a social nature entirely. Later in the evening a lunch was served at the Palace a pleasant Day. Livery Man Raymond Ikeler drove the following Hack party to the Home of Ambrose Miller near Washingtonville yesterday morning where they were very pleasantly entertained mesdames m. D. L. Sechler Kate Sloyer j. H. Wood Side Charles Baker Charles Askins Reuben Boyer Jane Kessler j. Wintersteen and Kate Wagner miss Kuth Boyer messes. Adam Wagner and Donald Umstead injured. While Little eight years old Charles Umstead was playing Hall with several companions in Washingtonville last evening he was run Down by a horse and buggy driven by Edward Coleman of that place hut escaped without serious injury. Or. Colet in who made every Effort to keep out of the Young Hoys Way is exonerated from All meet Friday evening but the finance committee ordered the Bills paid. The Borough fathers failed to get together Friday night and As a result there was not enough members present to make a quorum and clerk Mccoy announced a no the meeting was for the purpose of passing upon the regular accounts of the Borough and water department and inspecting the plans for the proposed addition to the water works building. Those members present examined the Blue prints of the proposed addition to the water works which were submitted by architect Brugler. The plans As noticed by a reporter of this paper show a very modern Structure which would he a valuable addition to the present water works. The proposed building As shown on the Blue prints is of Story High and 65x40 feet in size. The Interior is divided into two rooms one of which will contain two boilers and is 27 feet wide an i 46 feet in depth. The other room in which it i imposed at some time to Ion my Tun 1 h Arch dynamos and engine i l it. I he exterior of the Hud i cd living been drawn on the Denim plan. Those members who exr i Iho plans seemed greatly impressed with hem. The following Bills against he Borough were ordered paid by he Linance committee employes.$82.20 Street labor. 60.58 Standard Gas co. 2.80 Standard electric fight co 453.00 Montour it amp Columbia Tel. . 6.00 water department. Employes.$144.88 Sam a. Mccoy. 20 00 Curry amp Vannan. 5.30 Garlock packing co. 15.02 the Atlantic refining co .17.50 a. Amesbury. 89.59 Standard Gas co. 1.10 Joseph Lechner. 29.00 Harrison Bros. Amp co. 147.75personal debrief mention of the movement of your friends and successful. Mrs. Vav. K. Clark of South Danville underwent a dangerous operation at the German Hospital in Philadelphia on Somlay afternoon and is now reported As improving very remove to Washington d. 0. Hon. J. K. Geringer is making preparations for the removal of his family to Washington d. C.,where he will take no his october wedding. Invitations will tie issued in a few Days tor the marriage of miss Bessie Sondheim of such chunk to Simon Gold Smith of Dubois. Son of or. And mrs. Samuel Goldsmith of this City. Special meeting. A special meeting of Council was held monday night with president Emmerin the chair. The Borough treasurers monthly statement was read showing a net balance on hand oct. 1st,of $5586 97. B. F. Foulk tendered his resignation As a member of the Board of health. Same was accepted. On motion it was decided to the Secretary of Council $25 and treasurer $20 for extra work in compiling Bonds. Complaint was made from or. Sper ring that the water was running front the Alley in Penn Street into his barn. The Street and Bridge committee were instructed to investigate the matter. Water superintendent Keefer stated that upon careful examination of the plans for the new building at the water works he found them lacking in some details. After Reading an itemized statement of the Cost of material he said that the building alone if properly constructed would Cost about $4530. With the additional Cost of the 250 horse Power boilers instead of the 150 As figured on in the plans the entire Cost would he nearly $8,000. The water committee was instructed to Confer with the water commissioners and suggest that the excavating preparatory to building a foundation be started at once As the condition of the River at a later period would make the work More expensive. The Secretary was ordered again to Call the attention of the Philadelphia heading and Pottsville and the Montour and Columbia Telephone companies to that Section of the Borough ordinance requiring a pole affidavit to he made and that All taxes on poles Are to be paid in men were great workers. At the Grove presbyterian Church sunday night the Kev. Or. W. A. Mcatee preached the first of a series of sermons to Young people. The Church was tilled and the congregation listened attentively to his Sermon which was on a your life work and How to choose the text was taken from exodus 29�?�?osix Days Shalt thou labor. Kev. Mcatee during his discourse said a science and the Bible Are at one in saying that work is one of Many a chief blessings Man is therefore not an object of compassion in that he is born to toil All great men having been great workers. The Choice of a Pursuit is one of the earliest questions that engage our attention. Tuin1tv lutheran Church. A a Harvest Home service was held at the Trinity lutheran Church sunday in connection with the morning services. In the evening the sunday school held their children a Day exercises the program consisting of Choice Reading and recitations and the address by the pastor lev. L. 1. Ulrich. Singing of Choice selections closed the likly accept. It is Likely that the Kev. Ii. Harman who preached at St. Paul a m. E. Church last sunday will he chosen As the next pastor of that Church. His preaching pleased the members of that congregation so Well Las sunday that it has been decided to give him a in health. The Many friends of lieutenant Samuel Mcclure will be pleased to learn that he is rapidly improving in health. Or. Mcclure was admitted to the government Hospital in Washington 1. C., on monday. Mrs. Nellie Berry of Buffalo n. Y., is the guest of mrs. J. K. Bennett at Castle Grove. Miss Tertha Smith of Trenton . Is visiting her parents or. An 1 mrs. I. F. Smith Mill Street. Mrs. Lizzie Fisher is visiting relatives in Catawissa. Miss Margaret Bogenrief of blooms Hurt was the guest of miss Charlotte per ing Centre Street yesterday. The misses Jennie and Louise Carroll of the Bloomsburg Normal school called on friends in this City yesterday. Samuel Bailey left yesterday fora business trip to Philadelphia. Mrs. Jennie b. Gearhart is visiting friends in Harrisburg. Or. And mrs. M. G. Youngman left yesterday for a trip to Philadelphia. John Keim of Riverside was in Stan Bury yesterday. Or. N. M. Smith of South Danville made a professional trip to Kline Grove yesterday. Miss Emeline Gearhart visited Sunbury friends yesterday. James Bourne of Sunbury transacted business in South Danville yesterday. Clark Shannon of Riverside was in Sunbury yesterday. John l. Evans returned yesterday from a business trip to Barre Vermont. Harry y Erkes of Nanticoke called on friends in this City yesterday. Miss Minnie Schott returned to Scranton yesterday after a visit with friends in this City. The Kev. G. 11. Day of Riverside visited relatives in Sunbury yesterday. Or. And mrs. Harry Pope of Philadelphia will attend the funeral of mrs. Popes Mother mrs. Alonzo Mottern today. Prof. U. L. Gordy spent sunday in Shamokin. Or. And mrs. William Kelly of Lewis town were the guests of Edward Williams at the hotel Baldy on saturday. Or. Kelly was formerly a resident of this City. Mrs. Benjamin Smithers and granddaughter miss Clara Cann of St. Louis Are visiting relatives in Lewistown. Or. And mrs. Kay Croupe and son Allen of Nanticoke were the guests Over sunday of or. And mrs. Charles Bausch East front Street. Or. And mrs. S. A. Yorks spent sunday at the Delong mansion near Wash Ingouville. Miss Irene Fisher of Mainville visited relatives in this City on saturday. Mrs. J. K. Geringer is visiting friends in hor8eheads, new York. Miss a. M. Keeler spent sunday with friends in Berwick. Or. And mrs. J. Kingsbury of sub ick shinny spent sunday at the Home of d. 1,. Guest Nicholas Avenue. Or. And mrs. Joint Jacobs visitor relatives in Hazleton Over sunday. Clarence Mcmahan of Philadelphia is visiting his Mother on Spruce Street. Kussel ii. Harner returned to Littles town saturday after a visit with his brother Koss Harner on East Market Street. Or. And mrs. E. K. Morgan of Sunbury Are visiting friends in this City. Warren Shultz of Philadelphia is visiting his parents or. And mrs. Daniel m. Shultz East Market Street. Miss Alice James of Milton is visiting friends in this City. Miss Einna Boyer of it. Carmel is visiting relatives in this City. Mrs. A. 1. Harvey of Williamsport has returned Home after a week s visit with mrs. W. D. Wise Mausdale. Mrs. Robert Keck is visiting friends in Kloon Isburg. Mrs. William Iluminad of Milton is visiting her parents or. And mrs. E. K. Hale West Mahoning Street. The Kev. And mrs. W. I. Scans Are visiting friends in Mil Linburg. Miss Edna Applegate of Ringtown is visiting her aunt mrs. W. D. Wise at Mausdale. George Young of Shamokin transacted business in this City yesterday. Miss Mary Askins of Berwick is visiting relatives in this City. Justice of the peace j. P. Bare returned from Norristown yesterday. Miss Amelia Jones of Sunbury is visiting friends in this City. Mrs. E. J. Leniger and daughter miss Laura returned from a visit in Williamsport last evening. Messes. Ii. B. Stratton and 8. F. Chell of Philadelphia Are visiting Frank Cochell of this City. John b. Snyder and wife of Shamokin called on friends in this City yesterday. Or. And mrs. A. L. Washingtonville Are spending fair week in Bloomsburg. Samuel Davis who has been visiting his parents or. And mrs. W. Davis Mill Street left yesterday for his Home in Canyon City Colorado. The Kev. James a. Huber made a business trip to Harrisburg yesterday. Jacob Bloom was in Muncy yesterday. Mrs. Annie Biddle called on Sunbury friends a made by John Marks Sycamore Street monday afternoon. John Gibson or Jack Marks As he is butter known throughout the City made an attempt on his life monday afternoon. Monday afternoon about 3.30 of clock Gibson entered a Saloon in the 3rd Ward and Truing up to the bar asked for a Glass of cider As the proprietor went into the vault after it Gibson stepped behind the bar and seizing a whiskey Glass poured a half ounce of laudanum from an ounce vial that he had into the Glass an Drauk it Down with one gulp just As the proprietor of the Saloon made his Apper Ance with the desired Glass of cider which Gibson took and drank. Turning around Gibson headed for the door and started on a run for his Home on Sycamore Street and As he did so the above mentioned word was Given in a joking Way by several friends who were standing near at the time. When he reached his Home Gibson went into the House and seeing some capsules on the table took them. His wife who saw him told him that they contained morphine and that she took them for a headache. Notwithstanding what his wife had said Gibson took four and gulped them Down. He then went out on the front Steps and sat Down where he was met by some friends who had thought that something was wrong. Smelling the odor of laudanum and at the same time being aware that Gibson was sick they procured some Salt and water and gave it to him which caused him to vomit and made him feel much better. During this time word was sent to chief Mincemoyer who hastened to the House Only to find the Man in apparently Good condition. Gibson then informed those present of what he had done and vouchsafed the opinion that lid not know Why he took the deadly drug. About 5 of clock the condition of Gibson became so serious that or. Stock was sent for who upon his arrival started to work Over him. Chief Mincemoyer was then sent for by or. Stock and both he and the doctor used artificial respiration to bring Lile into Gibson the beating of whose heart was hardly heard. Emetics were then used and or. Curry was sent for both physicians and chief mince in Oyer doing everything in their Power to save the Many a life. The use of the Emetics and a stomach pump began to Tell and Gibson was soon feeling much better. Although Gibson was in a Blind stupor chief Mincemoyer at the direction of the physicians walked him assisted by a neighbor to keep him from going to from a the Man from Mexico in which Walter e. Perkins and his comedy company will be seen at the opera House. Saturday evening has been generally considered to 1m the funniest farce comedy produced within Many years past. When or. Dusouchet wrote a my Friend from India. A in the Success of which or. Perkins was an important Factor it was not thought that the author could sustain the Pace he had set when it came to furnishing a successor to his first comedy. But he did More than sustain it. For a the Man from Mexico proved to be tar funnier than his previous work and it immediately caught the fancy of the fun Loving Public with the result that its engagements have been limited to the principal cities of the country. Or. Perkins has secured the rights to it however and will present it Here in a thoroughly first class manner and with the Aid of an excellent cast in which Are. Nagle Barry Donald brine Philip Yale Drew Augustus e. White John f. Beck. Jerome Harrington. Theo. Johnston Mande a. Scott Florence Templeton Marion Longfellow and Pearl j. Accident. At the silk Mill about 3 30 of clock tuesday afternoon Harry Montague son of Fred Montague of upper Mulberry Street who is employed about the machinery had the Index Finger of his left hand smashed Between cogs. I r. Wintersteen who was summoned to the Mill took the Young Man Home in a Carriage after which he dressed the injured member. The Finger is injured so badly that it is feared it will have to he amputated at the first joint although or. Wintersteen is doing everything in his Power to save 0. E. Convention. The thirteenth annual convention of the Christian Endeavor societies of Montour and Columbia counties will Convene in Orangeville oct. 25-26. Let every society Send at least one Delegate and report the names to Kev. A. Houtz Orangeville at an Early United. Miss Bessie de wait of this City and William Kush township were married in Bloomsburg last evening the Kev. 1. A. Heilman performing the ceremony. Ladies auxiliary meeting. A special meeting of the ladies auxiliary of the y. M. A. Will he held in association building this evening at 7 30 of clock. A full attendance is Arbor Dat celebrations decided at monday evening s meeting of the school Board. The meeting of the school Board Mon night was attended by president Fischer and the following members Barber Keefer Lunger Werkheiser Curry Orth Green and Black. The question of observing Arbor Day was taken up but the opinion prevailed that there were now too Many holidays for the children and the matter of celebrating the Day was dropped although the Day May be celebrated in a Small was by some of the schools. The question of opening the night school was freely discussed and it was decided to open the same on monday evening oct. 22nd. The committee on repairs reported that the Hall in the 3rd Ward school which will be utilized for night school would be completed at the end of the present week. James Conelly was appointed truant officer at a compensation of $1.25 per Day. It was stated at the meeting that there were nearly 300 truants in the City. The Transfer committee were instructed to ascertain the number of non resident pupils who were attending the schools who bad not paid their tuition. The building and repair committee were instructed to have the spouting on the 4th Ward building repaired also the roof on the building of the 3rd Ward. The treasurers report showing a balance on hand of $10,546.55 was received and accepted. The following Bills were ordered paid j. G. 4.50 wills warming amp ventilating co. 26.00 Maynard Merrill amp co. 29 72 e. A. Adams. 62.50 Boro of Danville water rent. 48 00 c. Schuster. 1.25 f. P. Startzel. 2.00 j. F. Grove. 2.25 Casper Diseroad. 7.75 u. S. Express co. 1.65 Rogers amp Williams. 7.20 Sec a w. 11.-Orth. 3.20 j. B. Cleaver. 5.68 Roberts amp Meek. 8.88 Thomas k. Shure. 6.00 William Ward.75 Danville stove amp mfg. .75 Standard Gas co.40be8olution of condolence. Following is a Resolution of condolence Over the death of the Rev. W. E. Koney the late pastor of Trinity lutheran Church of this City which was adopted by the Danville conference of the evangelical lutheran minister rim of Pennsylvania at its meeting in Georgetown l�?Ta., oct. 3rd, 1900. Whereas it has pleased almighty god in his Good Providence to remove from our midst by death our brother the Kev. W. E. Roney who was Earnest and zealous and faithful in the cause of Christ therefore he it resolved first that whilst we mourn our loss in the Early death of one who by Bis genial disposition and Wise counsel won our love and esteem we humbly How to the gracious will of him who doth All things Well and Ove Ruleth All things to his own glory and our Good. Second that a solemn Admonit Tiu comes to us through his Early death to a renewed faithfulness and steadfastness in the work of the lord. Third that we express our sincere sympathy to his widow and children in this their sore bereavement in the loss of a kind and devoted husband and an indulgent and Loving father. Fourth that a copy of these resolutions be spread on the minutes of our conference that a copy be sent to his widow and that they be published in one of the Danville papers and in the lutheran. F. A. Wk1ck8kl, Secretary Danville conference. Howe s moving pictures. The Only first class moving picture exhibition in America today is that of Lyman h. Howe who is the Pioneer of that particularly entertaining and unique class of exhibitions. Beyond the least doubt this show for the season of 1909 1901 is the finest Best and most elaborate that time and Money can produce. He leads and others make weak attempts to follow. He has Many imitators but no equals. His this seasons exhibition is As far ahead of All others As Day is of night. This statement will be verified by his exhibition which will appear Here at the opera House on Friday evening oct., 26th.All night Telephone service. The Shamokin Valley Telephone com Pany Are rapidly completing the work of connecting the Shamokin Valley line with the Montour a Columbia Telephone companies lines As soon As the work is finished an All night Telephone service will be inaugurated which will greatly Benefit the Many patrons of the company. The Montour it Columbia Telephone company yesterday morning commenced to string extra trunk lines be tween this City and Sunbury to meet the growing demands for the Telephone ser vice. While a gang of labourers were running a truck Load of puddle Iron from the Danville rolling Mill to the store Yard yesterday the wheels left the rails and threw the men and Iron in a pile. No one was argument. Two pugilistic inclined Young girls of South Danville created much mirth yesterday aft noon after school hours by deciding to Settle an argument with their Little fists. They were just in the midst of the fray when a Danville citizen who was driving along in a buggy at the time jumped to the ground mud separated of Stuart Pollock occurred at the Williamsport Hospital saturday. Stuart the eight years old son of James Bollock of Washingtonville died at 1 30 of clock saturday afternoon at the Williamsport Hospital from the effects of injuries received wednesday sept. 19th, while playing with his play mates during recess at the school in Washingtonville. At the time of the Accident it was thought that the injuries which the Young boy had received would prove serious. The very Best medical Atten Tion was Given him but his Case became so serious that or. Hoffa who was attending him decided to remove him to the Williamsport Hospital. In company with or. Hoffa Young Pollock was taken to the Hospital on Friday afternoon where an operation was performed by or. Nutt and several other physicians. The operation developed the fact that the intestines were perforated. At Luo of clock saturday afternoon death relieved Young Pollock from his suffering and at 7 of clock his body was brought Back to the Home of his parents at Washingtonville. The death of Stuart Pollock came As a severe blow to his parents who saw in their Young son a future that was of the brightest Hue. The funeral was held at the Home of the family at 1 of clock monday the interment being made at Derry Church cemetery. Kev. Monroe of White Hall conducted the funeral ceremonies. The sympathy of the entire Community is extended to the bereaved parents in the loss of their son. Deaths and funerals. The funeral of the late mrs. Mary arms which was held from the Home of her daughter mrs. E. K. Pursel Corner of Mill and Centre streets tuesday afternoon was largely attended. The Kev w. A. Mcatee assisted by the Kev. O. G. Heck conducted the services. The interment was made in the Odd Fellows cemetery. Those in attendance from a distance were or. And mrs. A. N. Arms and son John and mrs. Minnie Kahler of Williamsport or. And mrs. W. K. Pursel and or. And mrs. A. Pursel of Bloomsburg George arms of Milton and Charles arms of Lebanon. Undertaker Henrie had charge of the funeral. Mrs. Rose Mottern aged 45 years wife of Alonzo Mottern of 811 East Market Street died at her late Home monday night at 11 of clock from cancer of the stomach. Mrs. Mottern who is a Well known resident of the second Ward is survived by a husband and one daughter mrs. Harry Pope of Bristol. The funeral of the late William j. Deen was held from the family residence on West Mahoning Street monday afternoon at two of clock. It was very largely attended. The Rev. Erskine Wright conducted the services. Interment was made in the Odd Fellows cemetery. General Jacob e. Meunch of Reeds station Shamokin township who is Well known throughout Montour county died at his Home sunday evening. Or. Meunch at the time of his death was 77 years of age. He is survived by a wife and two daughters. Of saturday morning at the Home of her daughter mrs. E. K. Pursel. Corner Mill and Centre Streete occurred the death of mrs. Mary a. Arms aged 75 years,6 months and 22 Days. Mrs. Arms death was due to general debility though she had been ill but a Short time. She is survived by six children mrs. Minnie Kahler and a. N. Arms of Williamsport mrs. W. K. Pursel of Bloomsburg George arms of Milton Cit Arles arms of Lebanon and mrs. E. K. Pursel of Thia City. Mrs. Lydia a. Anderson whose Home is at 1508 Lombard Street Philadelphia died at the residence of Robert Morris 209 East Market Street this City at 5 46 tuesday night from pneumonia after an illness of about a week. Mrs. Anderson who is a Matron of the Day Nursery of Philadelphia came to this City about ten Days ago on a vacation. On tuesday last she was taken sick with a severe attack of pneumonia. Early monday morning Wilson Metier a Pioneer resident of this Section expired at his Home on West Market Street. Although 87 years old at the time of his death he was quite Active up to a Short time ago. He is survived by three daughters mrs. E. G. Hoffman mrs. H. Ii. Vastine and miss Anna Metier. The funeral will occur at the late Home at 9.31 o clock thursday morning. Interment being in Kush la Resby Meriun cemetery. Arthur Beaver Renner the 13. Years old son of or. And mrs. A. J. Kenner formerly residents of this City died Early monday morning at his Home near Bloomsburg. Appendicitis is said to have caused his death. Among those from this City who at tended the fair in Bloomsburg yesterday were or. And mrs. Carl Litz Reese Edmondson of. P. Johnson ii. L. Gross w. I. Stratify 1. B. Heddens and John Rehus an Job printing the office of the american using furnished with a Large assortment of Job letter and fancy Type and Job material generally the published announces to the Public that he is prepared at All times to execute in the neatest manner Job printing of All kinds and desorption. get our paces before place your of water in he rive May result in water pamina this Winter remedy for it. Some apprehension is being Felt by Many of our citizens in regard to the water Supply for the coming Winter. The Susquehanna is lower now than it has been for Many years at this season. Despite the rainfall of monday the Rise in the River is hardly perceptible and As the equinoctial storms have As yet made no appearance Many Are inclined to believe that the River will remain Low the entire Winter. It is feared that if a freeze up should occur before there is water enough to cover the Wells of the West Side of the Bridge it will necessitate the laying of a pipe from the Wells to a Point Between the first and second piers where the water is deepest. It is Seldom we have heavy Rains at this late season and unless there is a Rise in temperature and a Good rain fall this procedure May have to be adopted. Met a horrible death Luther Stahlnecker aged 40 years who is Well known in Thi City and surrounding country met a horrible death saturday while working in Theca Yards of the Penna. K. R. At Williamsport. According to a message sent to this paper Stahlnecker who Isa Carpenter and resides at Turbotville was repairing a car of the Penna. Road in Williamsport. He had to get under the car to do the work which was propped up by jacks. Without the least warning the car Slid from the jacks and fell on Stahlnecker crushing his head and shoulders into a horrible mass. The remains were taken to Bis Home in Turbotville for interment. Stahlnecker was a Nephew of William ii. Bortz a Well known resident of Turbotville. He is survived by a wife who is nearly crazed Over her husbands sad death. Charles Stahlnecker the father of the dead Man was killed by an express train on the Penna. K. K. At Kemerer a Mills about six years ago. Mrs. Stahlnecker the wife of the dead Man had been visiting him at Williamsport saturday and had just taken the train for her Home when the shocking Accident invention. Letters Patent have been granted to Lewis Morgan of Reading pa., for an improvement in Spring appliances for rolling Mill couplings. The invention consists in the application of Metal band Springs to Roll trains whereby Loose couplings Are firmly held during the revolutions of the train preventing As in the present Way those counter rotary motions of the boxes and spindle resulting in the a a backlash which is the cause of the frequent breakages and expensive delays so annoying to Mill managers. This device is readily attached or removed without disconnecting the train and does away with the usual noise and Clatter of the machinery. Or. Morgan was for Many years employed As a machinist at the big Mill in this City at one time occupying the position of superintendent of tie Mill machinery. He is now assistant superintendent of the Spruce Street Sheet Mill of the Reading Iron company at instructed. The miners at Shamokin and Vicinity yesterday elected their delegates for the miners convention which convenes at Scranton tomorrow for the purpose of affecting a settlement of the great strike. All delegates chosen were instructed to staud for an increase of ten percent the abolition of the sliding scale and an Iron Clad agreement with the operators that they will stand by the terms of the agreement for a sum was realized. The y. M. A. Building was open to the Public in its new dress tuesday night a careful inspection showed that the improvements were made just where they were most needed and Tbs ladies auxiliary deserve much credit. Their work is always appreciated by those interested in the association. An excellent supper was served from which a Good sum was realized. A new Bell. The school directors of Gearhart township have purchased a Bell for the school House at South Danville. The Bell was made in Chicago and arrived at the p. K. K. Station monday. It will be placed in the new Tower sometime during the present doming wedding. Invitations were issued monday for the marriage of miss Katharine daughter of or. And mrs. J. A. Krieger to Charles h. Howe thursday october 25th. Jacob Winters an employee of the polish brewery while loading kegs of Beer on a Wagon about 4 of clock monday afternoon had the Middle Unger of his right hand smashed by the falling of one of the kegs. The lacerated Finger was dressed by or. Wintersteen. Moyer the Penn Street livery Man met with a painful Accident monday morning. While attending to his horses he was kicked in the Chin by one of the animals. The Cut which was nearly an Inch Long had four stitches taken in it by or. P. Newbaker
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