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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - October 23, 1902, Danville, PennsylvaniaAmp us a it. A Home paper a for the hone i he circulation of this paper is increasing rapidly. It will you to advertise in the american. Subscription $1 per year do. Ill Lnu h. .ienn1ngs, dentist. Office Honra 9 a. M to 12 m 104 my a a 1 d. M. To 4 d. M do n Villi. Do. Smi.r/., in. U. 425 mi1.1. St., to a. Diseases it the stomach in l intestine a specially i h. W. P. Skulk dentist it flu k 2is Mill Koht. Lee Ali Kex traded without pain. T town and Hildae work a specially. Equipped with the latent and mod improved Luh Ruments and prepared to execute the most difficult work. Or. C. Ii. Reynolds dentist a a a office opposite Boston store Danville a. Dentistry in All its branches. Charges moderate and All work in Granteed. Established 1x92. 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. Condensed news. Johnny Moyer Aud George Rapp were out on a Hunting trip yesterday. Officers Misc Etnoyer and Voris have East off their summer headgear and Doi ined their him cups. Dauville Lodge of elks will give a dance in the armory on thanksgiving eve. James Scarlet m. H. Schram Aud guest George Hample of Iowa spent yesterday gun aug in Mahoning township. They hugged Twenty five Quail. As has been remarked in the past the political pot is boiling. Cabbage was never so cheap As at the present time. From new York state comes the information that such a crop As this year was never known there before. Cabbage sold there this week for $2.50 per ton Aud Many Farmers sold a big Wagon Load for $1. The Small boy is already making preparations for hallowed in. The front of Kenipe s jewelry store is being decorated with a new coat of paint. It shows up very handsomely under the colors of Green and Gold. Montour county school children Are anticipating a vacation during the week of december while the teachers Are attending the thirty seventh annual Institute to he held in the Danville High school rooms. A close inspection of. Cellars Aud Back Yards by the sanitary officials would he a Good thing for the general health of the City. Many an epidemic has its inception in a dirty Collar or foul Hack Yard. The people of Wilk Sharre through the Piess Are demanding that before the troops leave the Wyoming legion a grand military Parade he held at Wilk Sharre in which the entire third brigade commanded by general gob in take part. The third brigade is stationed in the Wyoming and Lacka Wanna \ alleys and could easily be mobilized at the Luzerne county seat. This Beautiful fall weather makes soldiers life a Joy in different parts of the Coal regions. The Man who hesitates is lost in business As Well Asiu other spheres of Enterprise. He must not hesitate to advertise promptly effectively and persistently. Advertising is a Spur to business and inst be used constantly. Taking effect this week the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad company will charge for carrying dogs at the rate of ten cents for Twenty Miles or less for More than Twenty Miles at the rate of one half cent per mile. The remainder of this month will he an exceptionally Busy one for the railroaders. Crews will he kept work aug a Lay Aud night moving Anthracite Coal to Market. Several Chestnut parties Are being arranged by Young people for san 1 Day. Foust Brothers of the Danville brewery have purchased a delivery Wagon i is finely finished in Royal Blue with the Trade Maik of the firm done in colors. In less than two w weeks the it Zens of the state will he privileged to vote and they should vote Evory one of them. A this coi try will Niiva Rhi free until it supplies allot its own dem we Switki its own product hons vol. 47-Mo 4�. Danville a. Thursday of Tore i 22. 1002. Established in 155. Job printing the o Tice with Muu cab being a of letter and tangy Type and it. Maten i generally the i Obliski r announces to the Public that he a prepared at All times to execute or. The neatest manner printing of Ali kinds and desc Raptor t our a it a Forf von Union Veteran the fourteenth annual banquet of the Union Veteran legion was held last evening at the Heddens House Aud was attended by Twenty four members. The legion was organized in Montour Ami Columbia counties in 1882 by an Encampment from Hazleton and is composed of veterans of the civil War but Only those who served two years continuously or were discharged on account of physical disability by reason of wounds received in Battle or other duty. Major i. H. Seesholtz of Catawissa Myrtle Lodge no. 858, Independent order of Odd Fellows celebrated its Twenty ninth anniversary saturday evening in Odd Fellows Hall Aud the event was enjoyed by All who were the guests of the Lodge on the great occasion. The big Lodge room was filled with members of the order their families and their friends who gather de to do Honor to Myrtle a birthday the East Danville baud rendered delightful musical selections and the follow aug program was rendered singing of the opening ode prayer presided at the banquet and adjutant by the chaplain address of Welcome Charles s. For Wald of Bloomsburg was the Secretary. An average taken of the Ages of All the members present was sixty one years one Mouth and the average length of service was three years three months and a half. After enjoying the excellent menu tie veterans spent a Happy social hour devoted to speeches and reminiscences of the Days of War. The following is a list of those present or. P. C. Newbaker sheriff Michael Breckbill Charles Woods Panl dub in j. H. Johnson 1. R. Eckman John Mcclure William mini or William Shires p. G. Baylor of this City i. H. Seesholtz of Catawissa , Rupert . Robison Espy Louis Cohen Chester s. Furman Charles s. For Wald f. M. . M. Dawson Jacob Kelly j. H. Maize r. 0. Buckalew b. F. Sharpless Bloomsburg John Houser Ami j. Due Wolfe of three Rivers Michigan. Vote the straight Republican ticket. By Rev. M. L. Shoudel music by the band recitation by miss Sadie by re Ner singing by the Trinity . Choir Quartetti music by the baud recitation by miss Edua Hughes singing by the High school Quartetti recitation by master John Dutsch vocal Solo by miss Edua Hughes recitation by miss Viola Young and miss Jennie Lovett vocal Solo by miss manic Kear music by the band duet by miss Marne Kear and miss Johnson recitation by miss Sadie Berguer singing by the Trinity m. E. Choir Quartetti address by William Houser singing by the High school Quartetti music by the hand. Ice Cream cuke and fruit were served to the guests and All expressed themselves As highly pleased with the hospitality of tin Brethren of Myrtle Lodge. The anniversary exercises were presided Over by j. H. Montague chairman of lie committee in charge of the affair. M. W. Smith was Secretary j. C. Foust treasurer and the other members of the committee were l. E. Goss Philip Manning h. E. Seidel j. H. Snyder. John Farley and William Deutsch. United in Matrimony. James m. Heverly Aud miss Rachel f. Harper both of this City Weie United in Matrimony last evening. The nuptial knot was tied by Rev. N. E. Cleaver at the residence of the grooms father Roland o. Overly 211 upper Mulberry Street at 8 of clock. Both Bride Ami Groom Are Well and a favourably known the former until recently being an attache of the Hospital for the insane. Among the guests at the wedding were the following from the Hospital misses May Sholler Laura Rauck Emma Clayton Catharine Rauck Catharine Kroble Martha Tittsworth Emma Lorman Ida Mot Tern Agues Harper Lena Ryan Luclle Kroble mrs. Clara Brown and or. Ernest Yiu glug. Others present were miss Ellen Thorne Shanio Iii or. And mrs. Heverly Beech Creek mrs. Alice Jones or. And mrs. F. Cook mrs. W. F. Miller mrs. Charles Miller miss Jennie Groce miss Bertha Groce miss Kate Miller or. And mrs. Crouse or. Thomas Grimes Roland Heverly and family of this City. Anniversary of the y. M. C. A. The anniversary meetings of the Young menus Christian association will be held sunday evening in Mahoning pres by t Arian and St. Paul s m. E. Churches at 7 80 of clock. The speakers will lie Rev. Richard h. Gilbert of Berwick and Rev. Jesse r. Ziegler of lock Haven. Short reports of the association work will be presented interspersed with singing. The meetings in both churches will be very interesting and the at tend Auto will be Large. Nearly All of the churches have Given up their evening services on account of these anniversary exercises. Everybody is invited to attend one or the other of these services. A collection will he taken but no special Effort will be made to raise funds. Post office in new quarters. The Danville Post office this morning opened in its new quarters in the Grone building. The new mailing Case whose non arrival caused a delay in moving came yesterday morning. The cases belonging to the Rural free delivery carriers along with other articles that could he dispensed with for tie time being were removed from the old quarters into the new during yes Gerdav aft Moon. After closing last night the distributing table and the cases belonging to the town carriers were carried into the new building. The Large Safe was removed several Days ago. The new and Roomy quarters in the Grone building were fitted up after a special design and accordingly fill every want being probably without except on one of the finest and Best j equipped Post offices in this Section. One of the departures is a fur s Nisliet private room for the Post Nast a a i Riu tin Southwest Corner of the building looking out on Mill Street. The Large corridor is paved with tiling and tin entire first floor occupied by the Post office is finished in excellent style. Gas is employed for lighting and heat is furnished from the cellar. Vote for w. Congress. K. Lord for a operation results seriously. A. C. Amesbury last evening received a Telegram from Wilkes Barre apprising him of the very critical illness of his Niece. Miss Nellie Amesbury a laughter of his brother William. Miss Amesbury underwent an operation for appendicitis yesterday afternoon. After the operation sin lapsed into a condition that left Little or no Hope of recovery. A. C. Amesbury accompanied by his Mother and sister mrs. Mary Cromwell left this morning for Wilk Sharre in response to the Telegram. Miss Amesbury the afflicted Young lady is Nineteen years of age and is Well known in this City where she frequently visited. Colonel Clement interviewed. Colonel Charles m. Clement of suit Bury commander of the twelfth regiment was a passenger on the 8 87 1. L. Amp w. Train last evening. He was seen at the station by a reporter of this paper and was asked when he expected the twelfth to be ordered Home. To ii lie replied a i a to not know. This is the year for big fruits. This is an unusual year in Many respects Ami the Farmers have had Peculiar experiences with their fruits and grains. The Cool summer caused some apprehension but the Harvest has been plentiful and Large. This largeness is not alone in Quantity but in size As Mammoth growths Are reported from All Over the county. Apples pears potatoes cabbage All grow to big proportions and every Day some new specimen is brought to this office. Yesterday afternoon the Carrier of Rural mail route no. 8 brought in two potatoes raised on the farm of b. F. Shultz the combined weight of which is three pounds and six ounces. Second growth of strawberries raspberries Aud other fruits have also been frequent. The big Coal strike tin big crops and the Peculiar weather conditions will make this year one that will Long he remembered and will he a Date to he referred to by the old citizen when he becomes reminiscent in future years. I before Justice Bare. Joseph Wilk Sharre was arraigned before Justice Bare yester Day morning on a charge of being intoxicated. He paid the usual Fine and costs and was discharged. The other Man who was detained by the police tuesday night substantiated the Dory of his business in this City and was i. Leased. Chicken and Waffle supper tonight. The Auu Ual Chicken and Waffle sup per of Trinity . Church Corner of Centre and ferry streets will lie held tonight oct 28rd, from 4 until 10 of clock. 528 Piersons were served last year and preparation is made for a larger crowd this year. Supper 25 cents. Buckwheat crop a failure. Buckwheat cakes will in All probability prove an expensive luxury this season. The buckwheat crop was a heavy one hut it was nearly rained by the wet weather prevailing about the time it was Cut. It proved next to impossible to get the buckwheat dry enough for hauling into the barn. Set up in the customary Little conical stacks it remained in the Field for weeks until it began to a a grow. At the present time whole Fields May be seen where the crop is still out and ruined. Where threshing has taken place scarcely More than one third is found fit Fri Sale. The balance will he utilized for Dairy and horse feed. Will give Turkey dinner. The ladies auxiliary of the Young menus a Hristian association will give a Turkey dinner on november 20 at the association rooms. Persons desiring to contribute Money or provisions Are requested to communicate with i members of the auxiliary or with or a. D. Laumaster general Secretary of the y. M. A. Has Oai called engagement. The Laura Davis Stock Gompay which was to a appear at the Danville opera House on thursday Friday and saturday nights of this week has can celled its engagement hero. Harry Myerly of Wilk Sharre spent sunday with his family in this City. Mrs. A. F. Harman of Catawissa spent sunday in this City. Arch Courtright and w. A. Cook of Scranton were the guests of or. Aud mrs. D. O. Jones Over sunday. Or. And mrs. L. J. Mccine miss Harriet Hass and Albert Sholes of Berwick spent sunday in this City. Or. And mrs. Howard Long of Catawissa spent sunday in this City at the Home of Christian Getz father of mrs. Long. Claude Ritter of Lewisburg spent sunday in this City. Or. And mrs. John Liggett of Beech Creek spent sunday in this City As guests at the Home of the former a Nephew or. J. R. Kimerer. Misses Jennie Aud Leah Waite of ferry Street were the guests of relatives at Bear Gap Over sunday. Mrs. E. A. Davis East Market Street has returned from Pottsville after a several Days visit with her son David r. Davis. Mies Katherine gear of sunburn spent sunday with fiends in this City. George Kear of Milton spent sunday with his parents in this City. Or and mrs. Thomas Delaney and children spent sunday at Plymouth. Or. And mrs. John a Linberger of sunburn spent sunday with relatives in this City. Mrs. Amelia Mccloughan of Rusli town attended the funeral of a relative in Sudbury yesterday. Mrs. Richard whap an of this City was a visitor to Sudbury yesterday. Mrs George Johns of slim Okimi is the guest of mrs. A. B. Stohler in this City. Richard Weaver returned to Scranton yesterday after visiting his j a cuts in this City. Mrs. Alice Albeck and mrs. W. E. Lowe of Exchange were passengers on the 2 11 d. A. Amp w. Train yesterday afternoon for Berwick. Arthur Hamel representative of the Bartel brewery Edwardsville was in this City yesterday. William Andy of Washington Ville was a county seat visitor yesterday. J. H. Crouse of Reading transacted business in this City yesterday mrs. S. A. Yorks and miss Mary Yorks Are spending several Days in Milton and intend going from that place to Philadelphia to spend the Winter. Harry Elleu bogey was a Ness visitor to Catawissa yesterday. Charles sin 11 and s. R. Frazier spent yesterday with friends in Milton. Or. And mrs. S. Fry Bloom Street Are guests at the Home of t. J. Vas Tine in Sudbury. W. M. Osborn of new Jersey Traus acted business in this City yesterday. Mrs. James Finnegan of this City went to Sudbury yesterday morning to visit friends. Mrs. Eli Houver and mrs. Oliver Hoover of South Danville attended a funeral at Sudbury yesterday. Mrs. James Powers is spending a few Days with friends in sunburn. Stephen Krinock and son have returned to their Home in Pittsburg after visiting or. Krei Nock a sister. Mrs. Peter Warga. Mrs. Hannah Shultz and or. Edward Shultz left yesterday for Philadelphia. H. W. Cummings of Sudbury District attorney of Northumberland county was in this City and Washingtonville yesterday. Or. Aud mrs. Samuel fair Bury Nebraska Are guests at the Home of William m. Heddens West Mahoning Street. E. W. Reese of Hazleton transacted business in Danville yesterday. A1 Galbraith of Milton spent a few hours Here yesterday. Miss Elizabeth Fetterolf of Cata Wissa is visiting her aunt mrs. William m. Heddens on West Mahoning Street. S. P. Wolverton jr., of Sudbury was in this county yesterday on a Hunting trip. Grant Mears of Rupert accompanied his father 4. W. Mears to this City last evening to attend the annual banquet of the Union Veteran legion. Rev. Or. E. Ii. Lei seuring of Chambersburg who was the guest of Rev. Or. M. L. Shoudel left yesterday afternoon for Muncy and Lewisburg. Or. And mrs. Edward Morgan of Philadelphia were Danville visitors yesterday. Mrs. Alfred Yerrick has returned from it. Carmel where she visited her Mother mrs. Matilda Reinard. Or. And mrs. Thomas Curry sr., visited Sudbury relatives yesterday. Robert Grier of Peoria 111., is visiting his Cousin i. X Grier esq., this City. Or. Grier who was a native of Danville the son of John Grier left Here with his parents in 1841�, when he was eleven years of age. Mrs. John h. Hunt and mrs. G. Shoop Hunt returned Home from Phi la Delphia last evening. Mrs. C. C. Long last evening returned from a visit with her daughter. Mrs. Trout in Philadelphia. Mrs. Jacob Vastire of Catawissa re turned Home last evening after a visit at the residence of h. H. Vastire South Dauville. Mrs. A a. P. Hancock returned Home from a visit to Philadelphia last evening. Mrs. Peter Ward and Thomas or Caffery who live in the hollow bet Ween Welsh Hill and the fourth Ward were before Council last Friday Uig to for the third time to see whether the Borough could not do something to furnish them with a suitable out or from their properties. Their complaint Lias been that the Alley existing there is so nearly impassable that grocers will no longer deliver goods and that they Are practically shut in. The two properties were bought from the Reading Iron company who owns the land intersected by the Street Eom Plai de of. At tin first meeting in s i Ember a doubt was raised As to whether or not the thoroughfare which is commonly known As a a Holly Street a has any Legal existence As a Street and whether the Borough has any right to enter upon it for repairs. The matter was referred to the Borough solicitor who last night made his report. To had referred the matter he said to George w. West Borough Surveyor who in turn reported that he had no knowledge of any such a thoroughfare As a Holly this or. Gearhart said ended the matter As far As in could go. He outlined a procedure by which the two property owners shut in might secure an outlet. The advice will probably he acted upon and measures adopted to secure a passable Street. Or. Sci inner called attention to the fact that the contract for the Iron Bridge Over Mahoning Creek at Center Street called for the completion of the Structure on october 16th. Nelson Buchanan amp co., of Chambersburg and Pittsburg Are the contractors Aud they have not vouchsafed a single line in explanation of the delay. On motion the Secretary was instructed to write Nelson Buchanan a co. Informing them that the time limit has expired and asking that the Bridge he completed at once. Or. Davis reported that the gutters about town Are in a very had condition Many of them overgrown with weeds and others choked up with mud and refuse. He ventured the opinion that if they were not cleaned out this fall before next Spring we would very dearly for the neglect with hooded pavements and cellars. Many property owners look after the gutters themselves and keep them in Good repairs. It was not Clear to Council however that this is a duty that devolves upon the owners of property and on motion it was decided that the Street commissioner give the matter his immediate attention cleaning out the gutters at every place where in need of it. Chief Engineer freeze milled the attention of Council to the fact that the new Hose recently purchased has not As yet been tested. On motion the matter was left in the hands of the chief who was asked to fix a time for the test when the fire committee of Council would make it a Point to he present. The Date decided upon by chief freeze was monday afternoon next at 2 of clock. On motion of or. Montgomery the Purchase of a second hand stove was ordered for use in the lock up. The one on duty up to the present has become worthless and was sold for old Iron. On motion it was ordered that a Telephone Extension hell to installed in the private residence of chief Mincemoyer so As to connect him with the a phone in the clerks office. In this Way the chief can he reached at All hours Day or night. The following Hills were approved for payment Borough department. Regular employees. $82.50 labor and hauling 18.86 Seidel amp Bausili. 2.12 work on engine House 15.76 George w. Hendricks. 2.50 water department. Regular employees $117.80 John Lechner 1.50 Seidel amp Baseli -18 John Patton Loo s. J. Wolliver. 15.25 Buffalo meter co. Harry Patton .50 20.00 Goodrich Post no 22.g.a.k., of this City was in Perti d to a Lay night by Ernest l. Shark Golf member of Post 885, Sudbury who is As i Tant inspector for this District. There a quite a Good turnout present. After the routine of inspection a regular session of Llie Post a held tie a v let Tynni. Out proving a very enjoyable one to tin veterans. The members were complimented by tin inspector on the excellent bowing presented by the Post. The officers were found thoroughly conversant with their duties and the finances Are in Good shape. During the past year forty four new members have been added. Many of these it is True were formerly Vieni of a who for one cause or another dropped out of the Post. Their rein scat eau it however adds that much to the a length of the Post and attests to the popularity of the 4. A. R. In Happy contrast to the Large accession of Mem ship but one death occurred during the past year that of Angus Wright. The. Fact however is incontrovertible that tin ranks of the veterans Are suffering a steady decline As year after year increasing numbers yield to the infirm i ies of age. The veterans after Post session became reminiscent and without much of an Effort recalled a Long array of names in number far surpassing the present membership who have passed to the camping grounds in Pond. Following Are a few of the or ceased veterans Charles Bennett a. B. Patton Charles Miller Alexander Huntington Milia Al Kessler. Jeremiah Oher Dorf. Charles Mettler Daniel Marshall John leighow a. A. Beaver David Aten Amos Campbell Alex. Wands Joseph Groin William Bennett Charles Shoal �.�?�, William m. Watts Henry Stei Miiller Daniel Smith William t. Livziey Edward Mills William and dash i Paugh Caleb Jackson. Tames f. Heddens Samuel flip King Rabner 11. Brown William Keizer Daniel 1j. Cross Ley Joseph f. Ramsey Frank Lewis William t. Wyant Jacob Haag. William Bryant Enoch Morgan. The Public health is Good. We learn from the Secretary of the Board of health that there is not a single Case of contagious disease in Danville at present. This fact gratify aug in itself is rendered More so when we reflect that at no time during the year past Lias tin prevalence of infections diseases been in the least degree marked. There wore several cases each of Scarlet fever and diphtheria hut while in the latter were a few fatalities the disease at no time threat ened to get beyond the control of the doctors. The Public health on the whole in Danville continues Good the year round. Summers Pardon refused. The state Pardon Board at its orto her in rating recommended three dons held four under advisement continued two refusing a rehearing in one ease and refused five applications tor pardons. Among those refused was the application of George Summers of this county found guilty of involuntary manslaughter. Foot Ball on saturday. A game of foot Ball is scheduled Lor saturday afternoon at Dewitt spark Between the elevens of the Danville and Northumberland High schools. Both teams Are evenly matched and a 1 close contest is anticipated. The republicans of Montour have the Best ticket Ever placed before the people. Vote the straight Republican ticket. Troops to remain in Gam. The probabilities Are that a portion of the troops now in tin Coal Region May be sent Home before election Day. Governor Stone after expressing much gratification tuesday at the ending of the Cal strike said lie could not say when the troops will lie ordered Home but it will i just As soon As possible. A the troops will he sent Home a said the governor a just As quickly As it can be done safely. As soon As the Coal regions Are quiet and there is no More violence then the guard will he relieved of further duty. The governor also said that he would first order Home the troops who were first sent to tin Fields meaning the third brigade the Sheridan troop and the second City troop. In anticipation of the troops being in the Field on election Day governor Stone tuesday directed the state department. To prepare election Blanks so that they would he ready if required. It is thought that possibly there May be no use for the Blanks and that All of the troops May get Home before november 4. A a it All depends Oil to udicious a said the governor a possibly there May he some of the miners who will not get their old places and May be inclined to make trouble. Then there May h. Unpleasant times for the men who remained at work that May Lead to disorder and the military May he required. The brigade commanders in the Field Are the Best judges of this How Ever and we must rely entirely on their reports to us. If in their judg ment the troops should he sent Tiona and there is no disorder that the civil authorities Cauuet subdue then the troops will he sent Home. But we cannot toll when that report will come to us. A adjutant general Stewart had a Long conference with the governor on tuesday but lie is equally Uncertain regarding tin return of the troops. A family re Union. A family re Union took place at the Horny of Thomas Kear or sprue St rat. Sunday when All his children were gathered under the parental roof. The sons and daughters who were present on this joyous occasion were Edward Kear of Butte Montana William Kear of Wilkes Barre George Kear and miss Florence Kear of Milton Frank Kear Thomas Kear. Or. Mrs. J. J. Reese misses Sarah and Mary Kear of this City. Funeral of Clarence Beyer. The funeral of Clarence Garfield Beyer son of Philip Beyer a held i tuesday afternoon in the Mausdale. Reformed Church and was largely at tended. Tin services were conducted 1 by Rev. It \ i. Lurch and the pall hearers were Clyde Shultz Reese a r Rell Charles apply than Charles Cor j Nelson Earl Reim and Arthur Fry interment was mad in the Odd Al i lows cemetery this City some additional improvement., Are Bing mad at the Reading Iron Wroot looking to a in tier Protection against Eastern end of the Middle Span where the fire broke out when the Mill burned recently is being entirely re Ofui it. The Wood work has All been removed. Iron posts and ties Are used in building then w end while corrugated Iron Tak the place of tie Ordinary hoards. Notwithstanding the proximity of the heated furnaces at that Point All danger of lire is now obviate. The Eastern end of the next Span South will be rebuilt in tin same Way. Fir plug have been established Anil Hose distribute re about tin Plant in n Way that is most unique and on that cannot fail to give tin employee a big advantage in fighting tin thirty two of a it from tin ground in inc Diar by under the Large ventilators of the two principal spans Are elevated walks or platforms communicating with each other. Distributed at intervals Over heal Are fifteen sections of bos. Each Section connected with an a elision of the fir plug carried to the roof. The Fin facilities As arranged command the entire Plant. No matter at what part the fir May occur As soon As tin alarm is Given employees will climb to the elevated platform turn on the water and with scarcely a moments Lelay out the Way All obstacles will play upon the fire at Short Range. It is of arranged that tin plugs can draw upon it Ither Borough water or tin Plant s own Supply. Late frosts favor Farmers. In addition to heavy crops the farm a a is this season an Turtle r favored by i exemption from Early frosts. It is Only in a few of the More elevated localities that vegetation shows any signs of being tin tanners just now Are Busy picking Winter apples. Tie crop is one of tic largest that has Ever been grow in this Section of the state. Thera is scarcely a farm but counts its yield by hundreds of bushels. Picked from tin Trees the fruit May in seen lying in the Orchard in immense heaps preparatory to being stored away for Winter. Charles m. Leslier residing two Miles out from Northumberland has an Apple crop of four thousand bus i is. His Orchard contains two thousand five Hundred Trees embracing All the improved Aud popular varieties. Picked apples Are Worth Only 40 cents per Bushel in the local markets. The Apple crop however is said to Lee a failure not Only in new York and Ohio hut also in Pennsylvania West of tin Allegheny mountains. So that while the prospects of a re Adys Alc Are not very Good at Home the markets elsewhere will present a demand and Many apples will be shipped. Or. Leslier has already been visited by buyers from other Sci tons and he anticipates no trouble whatever in getting rid of his big crop of apples. Bridge company heard from. As stated in the proceedings of Council in another Colum the time limit october 16th�?Given tin Nelson amp Buchanan company for the comple Tion of the Iron Bridge Over the Mahoning Creek has expired. According to instructions Secretary of the Borough ii. B. Patton wrote the company to do t Riino he cause of delay flu try by lie received the following reply which As it re late Stoa matter of vital importance to the Public we present in full Chambersburg pa., oct. 20, 1602. Dear sir a we have your favor of the 18th just and in reply would state that we Are making every Effort to have your Bridge pushed to completion promptly and shipped and erected Bot we Are having considerable trouble at this time in getting material from the Mills and this is the cause of the �1�-Lay. A will take the matter up directly with the shops and insist that the work must in pushed Forward As promptly As possible aug a will advise you later of the condition of affairs. Very truly yours Nelson a Buchanan co. Fall meeting of Archdeaconry. The fall of the Archdeaconry of Williamsport will 1m held in St. Paul s episcopal he Uris i lock Haven next monday Ami tuesday and about Twenty clergymen will be in attendance including the Rector of Christ Elizur h. This City. Arrangements had be to made to a hold this St ssi a of the Archdeaconry in sunburn. Hut As the Rector of or. Mattly a was Church. Sun Bury is chaplain of the twelfth regiment and is now i Camp it was do Cidad to change the place of Mcm Ting and go to lock Haven. Last Spring so session of tin Archdeacon re was held in Christ Church tins City. In tin event that persons who desire tickets for the n. M. C. A. of it enter Tain its. Arlt not waited on he those who have kindly agreed to sell tickets tile committee advil All such that they May m a tire them at Grones Hook store. Hunt s drug store. W. V. Oglesby s office Ami the v. M. C. A. Tick to should by cured before nov 14th, As the reserved sat Board opens at tin opera Houx at so clock on the morning of that a Lay. Be urn Ami Ltd cure tip kits at one. W. L. Untie a of Scranton transacted business Here Vestert Lay iffy noon on times past a representative of the american yesterday enjoy d a very inter Esting conversation with Edward Foley who. With pro Balv a a int exception the ouly one surviving of the group of a killed Iron worker who a a ame to Dauville Trout England a boor the time the first Iron work in the City were started. Or Foley who is seventy eight year of a. J. M in euro uni it of fairly Good health. Him intellect is keen his no i Orv. Esperti ally being remarkably gtd. He n Able to take a daily troll snout the streets adjacent to Hilt hone arid seems to enter fully into la a nov my of of life. Edward Foley did nor arrive to Dauville until 1848 three Yean after tie a big Mill a stared his brother. A Ltd he. How ver want a of the first to arrive and assisted m Mak ing the first t rail a a Dan Foley and William Ham Ork War into the Iron business tor themselves starting in 1847 the Tough Wjk re id. Later the glm Dower Ami now the structural tubing works. This Plant was already in operation who n cd Verard Kolev arrived in Danville. It we an unpretentious affair consisting it of four Puddy furnaces Amine heating fur Nace. The prod net was Meri a Hunt Iron and Small rails. Or Foley says that the most of the workmen who came to Stanville were Fri pm the North of England or Han cock his brother and him of were of fives of Staffordshire he a. Twenty Foury ars of age wlm a be a am to America. He was married hot he wife remained in Hugh Una following him to a this country a year later the voyage which occupied four weeks was mad in a sailing vessel or Foley is Able nor Only to recall to la name of tin a raft which was the tas car Ora. Hut also tin name of the Captain. They arrived at Philadelphia on election a Lay the a Law of Zahary Tav lord election As president of the United states. Or. Foley Mai diff by went to work As a machinist ii has witnessed Many changes in Danville. The Iron industries have multiplied not grown. Speaking of their equipment. During his time improvement after improvement has been installed until tin modern machinery employed today hears Little resemblance to the crude appliances in Vogue fifty years ago he lived through it Erio Sof Png a Eriv Ami Pei ills of depression and he an recall no the work in ii Sareil better than at present in the Early Days wages were paid monthly never oftener. There were time when it May w As three Mouths apart while the company store was an evil that was always present. Yet the it eople saved As Liev worked Many of them Hui Diug their Homes which May be seen stamp log today As Evi a a no is of their Walior and frugality or. Foley still occupies the dwell aug on front Street which be built in 1857. Vote for Hon. Fred a. God Clarles Lor Congress. Business Outlook. Tin first step towards a resumption of mining has already has its Effey t upon business throughout this Section of the state. Though Danville people have not suffered to Auy Greit extent there was a noticeable increase in the past few Day s business Gur merchants will soon see change in Trade condition. Pople who Haxe Beeney Suomi Zig and hold aug hark will now bring out Fhy air Little Hoard or draw from their savings a deposits Aud begin to a invest in Many things they Ami their families have been Dep Viv my the is Elva a of. Winter clothing and household need for the cold weather will find a read la ale Ami we can Asili foresee a Busy Tun for our stores. Now is the time for Judi ious cd ver Tising Ami our merchant won id he Well advised Bouaketh most of their opportunities. Each St a re has Twne thing Worth re lug. Make the Poult acquainted with the fact in an aft a five manner and through the beat source of advertising Ami we have no doubt then will i Harvest of a. Cess Fol so doing. Brooke Marine orchestra. The y m u a Star Coors of a certain meets will open Friday even my. Nov 21st. At 8 1 a of clock with Brookes Mantle band Orch Fra. Of of the biggest a entertain Merit lie Tore the a Uhlna miss Lillian Kerry kid. The Soprano soloist with Brooks it ins famous orchestra is a splendid vocal artist. She possesses a Superb Ivr in Soprano voice a a a Usu still Power Pur it and Range. Mis Reid a Geurin musical ten per Ament and wins an Aadi Enre nut Only with her Liean Tinl voice hat with a Grace of manner Ami rage pre sauce that is at Noce charming and fascinating. An lecture. Rev. Richard h. Gilbert d d. Pastor at the methodist Church at Berwick. A. Will deliver his inter a sting Aud a a Pular a a Tail. Brain plus or minus a in v. M. U a Hall. Sat inlay evening. Oct. Wmk at 8 of Chi k not a admission will a charged i it a a ill a offering will he Tim at the a Loor. Everybody invited George Hart in w Bloomsburg be Gerdav

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