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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - September 4, 1902, Danville, PennsylvaniaA Home paper a for twin ii lie circulation it get this paper is Ini Casin rapidly it will pay you us Catisi in the am Kubican this country will Neil r i anti rally Frel until it supplies All of its own demands will i its own productions. Vol. 47--no 3�>. Danville a. Til u Ruday Hept Miseli 4. 1002. I it i \ d i n or a. Subscription $1 per year do. In Vitti 11. In mantis j i pm 1st.�? office hems a a. M i 1-2 a 101, Mill St., i i. M. To i t. M Lii Neville. To. 1 �1111.17., m i. 425 . St., , a. L lenses of the stomach Anil intestine a specially i it. In. Dentist Offick 21 s Millst Kkt. Wetli extracted without pain. Crown in>1 i Ridge work a specially. Kijula it Letl Xvi Ali 1 be latest anti most improved i Iii Ruut fits Ami prepared to exe Etile i lie most difficult work. 0miense1i mtg s. The candidates Fri hustling. May the Best men win the Spann tent show is giving Good satisfaction Liis week. Travel was heavy on All the railroads on labor Day. Done to forget the Byron Spann tent show on Pine Street tonight. The Williamsport fair is attracting Large crowds this week. A Concrete cellar is being Laid under the Danville National Bank. Preserving and Canning is the order of lie Flay among housekeepers. Coal pickers Are quite numerous along the River below the Bridge. Welsh Bros circus will appear in Danville on wednesday september 24th. September appears to i giving us stews that Are not prepared in Oyster Boot i is. The Susquehanna River is running very Low at present Many of the rocks familiar to the swimmers being Well out of water. A merry picnic party composed of members of the salvation army corps of this City spent labor Day at Boyds station. The regular thursday a vexing dance will he held at Hunters Park this eve Ning. The last dance will he Given on september 28th. Mis. D. C Lenher of Bridgeton n. .1. Formerly of Danville has removed to this City and will take up her reside Nee on i. L. Amp w. Avenue. Oysters have arrived in tin City for their Winter stay. The flavor is said to he Good hut even dealers say that it is too Early for the i Val vis. A a Wormwood or the absinthe drink ers of Paris will he presented for the first time in this City at tin opera House on saturday evening september . The family of mrs. Herman a week desires to return thanks to friends and neighbors for the sympathy and favors shown during their late Heie Avi ment. Walter .1. Lowrie who last year was a student at Lafayette College will teach Dietrich a school in Derry township the coming term. The school opened monday. The last Day of August was a record breaker so far As heat was concerned and the month ended with a taste of torrid weather that made tin average citizen gasp. L. H. Boody of Rupert sustained a slight stroke of paralysis on tuesday evening. Or. Boody a Many Danville friends will lie pleased to hear that his condition is improving. The ninth regiment band of Wil Kesharbe in charge of its efficient bandmaster. Prof. Alexander attracted a great Deal of attention on blooms Burg s streets on thursday. The same pen wielders who every Spring try to prove that there will be no teach crop Are now telling stories of Trees that yield twelve bushels of peaches and Are a foot in diameter. Sunday september 7, is set. Apart by the Peyus Lauia w. 0. T. prayer for peace and conciliation in the strike in the Anthracite Coal regions. All Pustis and congregations Are enjoined to unite with the w. A. T. U. In this service. A merry party of Danville Young people have returned from several Days camping at Ferndale Park six Miles from Muncy. They Wen All delighted with their Outing Ferndale Park is a class camping and fish aug resort. The Apple crop is so Good this year that Farmers in some of the valleys in this part of the state can not get eur ugly barrels in which to ship the fruit to Market in tin Catawissa Valley the Farmers Are buying up barrels wherever they can get them. The Milton fair will is held this year on sept. 30, oct. 1, 2 and ii. The Premium list which has just been i sued is larger and More valuable than Ever. Three nays of races Are provided with purses agon rating $2,200 a Fine exhibition is looked for a Wormwood or the absinthe drinkers of Paris a Chas. W. Chases adaptation of Marie Corelli famous novel will he seen at the opera House on saturday evening the character of mephisto which is not in the Book has been introduced by the dramatist and Many other inti Octant. Changes have been made. The Day is said to be intense sensational and very interesting it will he presented we Ith special seen Ery and Many electrical novelties and effects. Conferences lilt strike senators Quay and Penrose were in conference with president Baer of the Philadelphia heading railway yesterday at to the Coal strike. Alter the conference it was Given out that no settlement was effected. Humours of a settlement of the strike were Rife and this paper exhausted every Effort to get reliable information. The first intimation that Pottsville had was the telephonic inquiry of this paper. The same result followed queries to Wilkes Barre and Scranton. Even Williamsport was called u i in this Endeavor to get the Best and most authentic news. At it. Carmel last evening there i was a Parade of mine workers on the strength of the Rumor. Two thousand men were in line. The supposition is that tie meeting in Philadelphia and the monthly conference at Wilke Sciarre Between president Mitchell and his District presidents gave Rise to the Rumor. Oscar Burdick of company of twelfth regiment arrived Home last evening on Siek leave and expects to return to Manila Park on saturday. His neck is swollen from the effects of Ivy poisoning and or. F. E. Drum Heller surgeon of the first battalion invalided him Home. When lie left Manila Park at noon yesterday everything was quiet and there was no intimation of strike settlement. He said that the order of general Gobin had the immediate effect of silencing the Tuipul edit element and causing a cessation of the annoyances to the soldiers. The hand of the twelfth regiment went from the Camp at Columbia Park Shenandoah yesterday to Manila Park and gave a concert there last evening. Major Gearhart who is in command at Manila Park arranged a pleasing entertainment program. In addition to the musical selections by lie regimental hand there was a hypnotic demonstration with Corporal George 14. Gross As the professor of the science of mental domination. This was tin first visit of the hand since tie first battalion has been in tin Paul her a reek Valley. The opening attraction. The original production of a Wormwood. Or the absinthe drinkers of Paris with its Beautiful ski Erial scenery its wonderful illusions and electric novelties will he presented for tin first time in this City at the opera House on saturday evening. The play is in live acts eleven scenes being used in All. It tells a thrilling Story of a Young French hanker who becomes an absinthe Drinker and in his mania Falls from riches Ami Honor to poverty disgrace and crime. It is a great Temperance lesson. Songs sad Fate our town was shocked monday he the news of a very tragic affair involving the mysterious death of a Well known Young Man of Riverside who had been missing since Friday. Monday evening his dead body was found about two Miles above Catawissa. Friday morning William Hendrickson along with several other Young men of Riverside left for Bloomsburg to attend the Centennial Celebration. To failed to return with his companions who wore unable to give any explanation of his absence. His parents became very anxious and when saturday night came and monday morning dawned and he failed to put in an appearance they Felt sure that he must have met wit i some tragic Fate. The missing Young Man was 21 years of age a son of William Hendrickson who monday spent every moment of his time trying to locate his son dead or alive. John Hendrickson a brother went to Bloomsburg monday to make inquiry hut returned sorrowfully in the evening without any tidings. About six of clock chief Mincemoyer was called up by or. Sharpless of Catawissa Coroner who stated that a dead body corresponding to that of the missing Man had been found. In response to this intelligence John Hendrickson went to Catawissa and identified the body As that of his brother. The body was found at the foot of an embankment along the Pennsylvania Railroad Between Catawissa and Mainville. The body had the appearance of being dead for at least three Days and was badly decomposed. It Lay in an out of the Way place along the Hank of the Creek which accounts for its not having been discovered before. Undertaker Thomas k. Harder of Catawissa took the remains in charge. Or. Sharpless informed this paper last monday night that according to All appearances the body had been struck by the cars or thrown from a train. One hand is badly Cut and the head is scarred. The Coroner had not yet made an official examination night hut lie said undertaker harder had informed him that the dead mails Neek was broken. The Young Many a movements from the time he left Bloomsburg until overtaken by death Are enshrouded in mystery. I it i a runaway. The horse attached to Jacob Fincher s bakery Wagon took a notion to Speed himself yesterday and he got on a move that was quite exhilarating. Or. Fischer was in Smiths meat shop when the horse started and by the time that the owner reached the sidewalk the Wagon was disappearing out North Mill Street. The horse went on a dead run and was not e night until lie reached the Alley Between Spruce and Hemlock streets. The Wagon was Only slightly damaged. Seriously Hurt with an axe. Hiram Tanner aged four years a son of h. A. Tanner of Derry township i it suffering from a serious injury to 11is right foot caused while playing shopping Wood tuesday evening. With some Ether companions the Little fellow was playing in the Yard and got hold of the axe. While imitating the cutting of Wood lie Sank the axe into he instep of his foot. Drs. Hoffa and Newbaker were summoned and stitched up the injury. It i thought that amputation will not be necessary although the Cut is quite deep. Injured at the tube works. William m. Heddens of West Mahoning Street ran a piece of pipe through his right hand Friday at the structural tubing works. It entered tie Palm at the base of the thumb inflicting quite a painful wound. Or. He Detis will he unable to use the hand for several weeks. Bagged Mallard ducks. William Speiser was on the River yesterday aft Moon after ducks and Hagg a two Fine mallards. The Duck season is now Ltd a. N and the crack shots of this Section Are anticipating some Good shooting. Marriage licenses granted. Prothonotary Vincent yesterday Grant 1 marriage licenses to Charles k. Hoffman and miss Blanche cot-11 or both of Derry township and to Robert f. Wagner and miss Boom g. Foust of Beaver Springs Snyder county. G. W. Peifer seriously 111. George w. Peifer North Mill Street is lying very critically ill of pleural pneumonia. He contracted a cold last week and on monday took his bed. Pleural Neumon Iadevaio Ted on tuesday. Coroners jury renders verdict. There is an element of mystery about the death of William Hendrick son jr., Whoso dead Baxly was found near Catawissa monday which the most painstaking investigation fails to Clear up. The verdict of the coroners jury was to the effect that tin deceased met his death accidentally either in falling or jumping from a train. These facts seem self evident but Why the Young Man should have separated himself from his companions and instead of returning Home where in knew he was expected without a word of explanation should have started in quite an opposite direction Are matters which Puzzle the family very much. He was a Young Man of Correct habits devoted to his parents. He was always careful not to causo anxiety and was never known to absent himself from Home needlessly. Jesse Snyder and Heber Minier two Young 111111 of Riverside who accompanied him to Bloomsburg saw him last on Friday night about 11 o clock. He was still 111 blooms Burg on sat inlay morning and was seen by miss Bessie Yocum of South Danville who knew him Well and feels confident that she was not mistaken. The body was discovered by Frank Stumpf a sort of a wanderer who had left the beaten ways of travel and sought the Creek for the Pur Jiosi of washing. Stumpf an elderly Man very demonstrative in manner was seen in Riverside tuesday afternoon. The body he said occupied such a position at the foot of a High retaining Wall As to be out of sight from the track. The fall from the cars above was one of Over thirty feet. The body Lay Over a log face downward. The dead Many Swatch and other valuables 011 his were undisturbed William ecu Dickson was a Young Man quiet and retiring in his manner. A year or so ago in took a course in Russell s Short hand College in this City later accepting a position a stenographer with a Philadelphia Linn More recently in was employed 011 an Engineer corps of the d. L. Amp no. Rail Road. When the miners strike a inaugurated he was suspended and during the summer in has been at Home. The father and Molliei of tin Young Man an both living. He is survived also by one brother John of Wilkes Barre and two Sisters mrs. Paul Stout of Milton Ami miss Maggie win lives at Home. Mrs. W. 11. Mauger and mrs. Philip Jronh a of this City Are half asters of the deceased will open kindergarten. Miss Jora Masc will open her kind a a rear Teri school next monday morning in the Simington Homestead at the Corner of East Market and ferry Street. Examining the Susquehanna. J. A. Miner of the United states Engineer corps stationed at Washington is in Sunbury examining the Susquehanna River to ascertain tie feasibility of making tin Stream navigable front Northumberland to tide water. It his report is favourable the next River and Harbor Hill in Congress will contain an appropriation for Ini proving the Susquehanna or. And mrs. William Fox Cherry Street spent sunday at Mifflin Vilh. Or. And mrs. Calvin Kline Ash Street spent sunday with friends at Mifflin Vilh. Miss Emma Fry of Shamokin spent saturday evening with relatives in this City. Mrs. F. S. Vought returned to York saturday after a visit with mrs. F. H. Vauban South Danville. Mrs. Ferdinand Lange and mrs. Peter but of Wilkes Barre returned Home saturday after a visit with mrs. Lewis Deibert this City. Joseph Ricketts and daughter Annie Little Ash Street spent sunday with relatives in Plymouth. Or. And mrs. Stephen Nevius Ami Sou Elwood Mill Street left saturday for a visit with friends at Benton and Laporte. Or. And mrs. Elias Mair returned saturday from Boston and new York. 1. F. Lau Bou Stein of Ashland spent sunday in this City with his soil Charles Laubenstein. Or. And mrs. Jacob Mackert of Sunbury spent sunday with William Mackert North Mill Street. Thomas Cook of Berwick spent sunday with his parents or. And mrs. Benj. Cook. East Market Street. Messes. George and Frank Waters of Scranton spent saturday with old friends in this City. Mrs. W. J. Keller of Bloomsburg returned Homo saturday after a visit w Ith mrs. George Boud Minnii Pine Street. David Lloyd spent sunday with his family in Kingston. Or. And mrs. David Lautz of Sunbury spent sunday at the Home of Alphonso Kinu lower Mulberry Street Lloyd Peifer returned to Wilkes Barre saturday after a visit with his parents or. Ami mrs. George w. Peifer Mill Street. Mrs. F. Q. Cobb Mill Street returned Home saturday from i til in Burg. Miss Mary Coleman spent sunday with i scuds in Plymouth. Miss Margaret Grimes Mill Street spent sunday with friends in Plymouth mrs. Blanche Gordon and son Fred of Scranton returned Home saturday after a visit with miss Emma Fisher. Mill Street. Miss Mary Mcvey Center Street spent sunday in Bloomsburg. Herbert Metier returned to new York City saturday after a visit with or and mrs. Oscar Kase Mill Street. Benjamin Antrim and son Hiram of Scranton spent saturday with William Antrim lower Mulberry Street. Or. And mrs. Frank Antrim of Pittston spent sunday in this City with the former a father William Antrim lower Mulberry Street. William Boyd of Cedar rapids Iowa returned to this City last evening after a visit in new York City. Or. And mrs. Georg Hampel of Cumberland Iowa visiting the hitters father Henry sch rain East Dan Ville left yesterday tor or. Carmel. Mrs. Arthur pen role and miss Maud Hennessy of Wilkes Barre spent yesterday in this City. Mrs. Catharine sprole and a laughter Lulu of Watsontown spent yesterday in this City. Miss Berenice old 1 of Williamsport returned Home yesterday after a visit with mrs. John ii. Butler Mill Street. Harvey Gearhart of Wilkes Barre who has la Een visiting in this City left last evening for Milton. Miss Jennie Beatty of Shamokin returned Home yesterday after a visit with mrs. Lizzie Miller pin Street. John h. Goeser was a Wilkes Barre visitor yesterday. Messes. George w. And Lloyd Pei it r of Wilkes Barre arrived in this City last evening. Charles p. Murray spent yesterday in Wilkes Barre. Or. And mrs. Herman Rieck and sous Jacob and Charles of Philadelphia returned Home yesterday. Theodore Angle spent yesterday of Terii Oon in Sunbury. J. E. Moor left yesterday for his lumber Mill in West Virginia. Samuel Wert Man of Milton was a visitor in this City yesterday. Messes. Oliver and Wallace Hoover of Softli Danville Wen Selinsgrove visitors yesterday rabbi Mayer sgt ent yesterday in Bloomsburg. Rev. Martin b. Bird of St. Louis mo., accompanied by his Little son Paul is visiting his parents or. And mrs. John Bird Riverside. Miss Kathryn Fisher Mill Street returned to Philadelphia yesterday after a visit with her parents or. And mrs. John Fisher Mill Street. Miss Martha Christian. Pine strut. Has returned from Millville. Mrs. John Grier Voris and daughter Rebecca ferry Street spent yesterday w Ith friends at Catawissa. Mrs. W. E. Young and son Lewis Pine Street spent yesterday with friends at Catawissa. Or. J. Montgomery Baldy returned yesterday to Philadelphia. Miss Maize harder Church sir is visiting friends in Sunbury. H. G. Salmon and family returned to their Home in this City yesterday after camping two months at Hunters Park misses Gertrude and Bertha Goldsmith lower Mulberry Street left yesterday for Philadelphia and new York City. Miss Lizzie Tooley Vine Street left yesterday for Harrisburg. Daniel p. Crossley a leading Ami Well known citizen of Mahoning township died suddenly on saturday morning. Or. Crossley who attends our curb Stone Market arose about 5 of clock in the morning feeling about As Well As usual he went to the Ham fed his hours and loaded his Wagon after which he proceeded to tin House to await his breakfast. While seated in his chair a change came Over him which his with noticed and she wont to his assistance. Mrs. Crossley was unable to do anything for her husband and almost before sin realized it in expired seated in the chair. The news of his sudden demise proved quite a Shock to his neighbors and friends. It was nowhere received with greater Surprise than in this City when the deceased was a most familiar figure having attended our Curbstone Market regularly for Twenty years past. He a a sociable Large hearted Man and had Many friends j his integrity was undoubted and on j different occasions he was rewarded with Public office. 11 was several times school director of Mahoning township his last term expiring with tin present year. He was twice Steward of the alms House in tin Danville and Mahoning poor District of this county. He was also a Veteran of the lat rebellion serving under Captain Ephlis at the beginning of the War. The deceased was i years of ago. He is survived by his wife and two sons John and Homer who occupy one of the farms belonging to tin family in Gearhart township Northumberland county. Or. Crossley a death was duo to heart trouble. H experienced a very bad spell a few weeks ago which came very near proving fatal. Burglars at Meyers hotel. Burglars entered the hotel of g. A. Myers at no. 33< Walnut Street sunday morning and stole a Silver Tea set. Some change and several Gallons of whiskey. The door opening from a Side porch had been left unlocked for of of tin hoarders and through this the burglars walked into the dining room. Tin silverware was 011 a sideboard. Tin dishes were All removed hut none in taken. Then a visit was made to the barroom where tin Cash drawer was forced open. There was about $1.25 in change in it and this was Transfer red to the a a a Chequer of tin burglars. A piece of ear Spring was used to open the drawer and this was left upon tin floor. Several Gallons of whiskey also Digap it ear d. It i. Thought that tin time of tin burglary was Between Midnight and two o clock. Funeral of mrs. Herman Rieck. Tin funeral of mrs. Frederica Rieck widow of Herman Rick was held sunday afternoon in St. John s German latin ran Church the service being conducted by tin pastor. Rev. Wesley Wemer. Tin pall Beairs Wen John Delitsch Jacob void Bloshu Paul Knoch Frederick Wendell Harry Kearns and Christopher Loeh. The funeral was largely attended by Many friends of tin deceased. A profusion of Floral tributes were Laid upon tin casket As tokens of love from friends of the deceased. Interment was made in the Odd Fellows cemetery. Among those present at the funeral were or. And mrs. Herman Rieck of Philadelphia or. And mrs. A liar Les Rieck of heading and Adolph Rieck and children of Omaha Nebraska. Drew the Morris chair. The k. L e. Festival held in tin Baldy building Mill Street saturday evening was a big Success. The presence of Stoesz band which discoursed some of its Best selections added much to the interest of the event. The drawing for the several prizes to he chanced off took place at tin close of tin festival. Ticket no. So held by Frank Walker Drew the Morris chair no. 30, held by Jose it a Lochner Drew tin Harr it i of flour ticket no. 88, held by b. F. Foulk Drew tin k. G. E. Cap. Y. M. 0. A. Physical director. U. J. Carpenter of Reading has accepted the position of physical director of tin Young menus Christian association and will come to this City on october 1 to take charge of the gymnasium of the local association. Or. Carpenter is a Well known athlete and under his Able direction physical culture will in popular daring the Winter. The classes will he organized promptly on his arrival and tin work of instruction will be begun As soon As possible next month. September court. September court will Convene on the 22ml inst., tin fourth monday of tin month there is not a great volume of business pending and it is hardly Likely that tin whole week will 1m occupied. Fort Brockhill contains seven prisoners six of whom Are awaiting action he tin grand jury. Other personals on first Pagel Sale postponed. The fifty acre farm belonging to the estate of Daniel Stamm deceased was put up at Public Sale near Strawberry Ridge on saturday last j. W. Diehl auctioneer. Tin highest hid was $1050, which was considered too Low and the Sale was postponed to a future a lat. Keen interest was manifested in this City monday in the events of labor Day. All the industries were rinsed and most of the business places also observed the Holiday. A big crowd numbering several thousand was at Hunters Park when tin annual picnic of Mahoning tribe no. �7, red men was held. The Danville warriors had Many visiting red men As their guests Ami everybody had an enjoyable time. The feature of the picnic was the mock adoption of paleface Given by shekel Lime tribe of Shamokin. There was also a ghost dance Corn Dan to and a reproduction of Indian life on the War path. The braves from tin wigwams of tin shekel Lime tribe journeyed to tin reservation of Montour from a Ash Homo King in a Quine a Prairie schooners. They arrived Early monday morning and immediately set up their Kepecs under the Pines at Hunter s Park. At Dewitt spark the Continental Hose company no. J also held its annual picnic and the occasion was a merry one. The Atiz dam e ran Over the two thousand Mark and the Woods were filled All Day with Happy family parties. The Continentals made every Effort to entertain their Many guests and succeeded right royally. The Pavilion was thronged with dancers in the afternoon and evening. At 10 of clock monday morning the Continentals in full uniform paraded from their Hose House to the Park headed by tin drum corps of Washington Hose company no. 2. This picnic was a big Success in every Way. Six Hundred persons from this City went to Williamsport to attend the k g. E. Re Union. Of this number 480 travelled 011 the Philadelphia amp read special train. Montour Castle no. 1st�, with Stoesz hand was at the reunion. Many excursion lists went to Williamsport via the Lackawanna and Pennsylvania railroads. Solomon Dirks Odd journey. An Odd incident of human life was witnessed in this City yesterday afternoon. About three of clock a Large Canvas covered Wagon drawn by two to horses earn Over from South Danville and made its Way out Mill Street to the Frazier House where the horses were a hitched and fed. In tin Wagon was Solomon Dirk of Shamokin and he was on i. Way to visit his brother in Watsontown. I Dirk a cheery Good natured old go n t Teman of seventy eight years was stricken with Para Luis Nineteen years ago and rendered he Mph Sas is natural in has not been going about much and the trip yesterday was a great treat to him. Solomon was taking it easy during tin trip on a comfortable by improvised in the rear of Fin Wagon. With the assistance of straps suspended from the top he was Able to Rise to a sitting posture when it became desirable to change his position. A crowd soon collected around the Wagon. Tin old gentleman was in a communicative mood and kept no a brisk conversation during the entire Stop. He recognized several in tin crowd and after a hand shake recalled several of his visits to Danville previous to Twenty years ago. The most of his reminiscence covered a r times. Hard As tin old Man s lot seemed to to he was clearly resigned to it. His mind was remarkably Clear and his conversation and manner caused much wonder among those present at the Wagon. Much interest in registration. Yesterday was tin last a Lav for voters to qualify for the fall election by having their names placed on tin registration lists. In order to give All an Opportunity the assessors of tin voting districts throughout the county sat at the polling places from 10 a. M. Until 8 p. 111. And for Ciufi until up. 111. Today returns will be made to the county commissioners of tin number of voters registered in each District. Considerable interest was taken in the matter of registration As the a Lection this november will he important. The gubernatorial and state ticket excites considerable interest in the Campaign hut the local canvass will also be vigorous. There an two congressmen to be elected a state senator member of Assembly District attorney county commissioners and county auditors. The political pot will soon begin to babble and boil and there will be considerable hustling done hot Wood now and the fourth Day of november when tin ballots will 1m cast and the Choice of tin people made known. Worship in the aim Kennan building. The tuesday night open air meetings held on tin Green Patch at Sage Burg during the Hummel have been discontinued owing to tin lateness of the season. Those open air meetings have undoubtedly accomplished a great Deal of Good and tin people there who have found them a source of inspiration and help beg that the regular weekly worship be continued in that part of town. To comply those having charge have decided to hold meetings in the am Merman building East Market Street each tuesday night at i 20 o clock. The different pastors of town have kindly volunteered their services to assist the Good work along. September showers would he acceptable now. Job printing the once a it the a Kincan hem uni lir it with a a Ort u of Job letter Ami fancy Type cd to Materia generally in a in Ubl Ishri announce to the Public that he 1 prepare at ail times to execute n the neatest manner Job brint1xg of a k incas and Desco Ptim to t our it place your orders the school lulls tuesday morning were heard again aft r a three months silence mingled with the music of childish shout Ami laughter As a thousand i toys and girl trip a d along tie streets 011 their Way to school to resume their studies for another term. It is Seldom that a school term has opened so auspiciously. Tie buildings All cleaned and renovated Arlt in tin Pink of Good order and neatness while the attendance tuesday was Little dirt of remarkable surpassing that of any a first Day a a for Many years it Ever before. Several of the rooms Wen crowded. The total number of pupils enrolled was 11 Iff which is Over 7< More than attended tie fir to Day of last term. During last year the highest number of pupils enrolled was 1354, and according to the prut showing the total number attending this year will exceed those figures considerably. Tin High school with Ali pupils i enrolled has reached the High water Mark of attendance. The number enrolled last year was 110, up to that time the highest in the history of the school. The increase is due to the f it that instead of dropping out after the first year in the High school As was too of a ii tin Case formerly the pupils of that class have elected to remain and Complete tin course. Their decision 111 this Matt r results both from tin More practical working of tin school system which appeals forcibly to the interest of the Pupil and to tin co operation set on foot Between teacher and parents which key its tin latter enlightened As to the he St interest of their children. The second Ward grammar a Honl is also considerably in Advance of other years the number of pupils enroll-�1 being 35 As against 18 last year. Professor j. A. Shaeff a of Moores Dale Cumberland county assumed the principalship of the second Ward schools tuesday. Other new teachers Are miss Martha Kim second Grad of the first Ward schools min Alice quest 3rd Grade second Ward and miss Hattie Fry. Second Grade. Fourth Ward too dry for fall ploughing. That the weather of this dec Tina 1-subject to great extreme was never forcibly demonstrated than a luring the last five months. The drought of april and May was followed by two months Ltd wet weather which drove vegetation along at a rapid rat but mad it next to Ini ios Sihle for the Farmer to it his crops. Although hardly realized by who dwell 111 town when the Street sprinkler Keck a tin dust in subjection a arc again in the midst of another is very severely Felt in the county. No rain of any cons quench. Has fallen for about three weeks. If is Only her and then that the Farmers Are Able to proceed with the fall ploughing. The ground now dry and parched was packed tight by the heavy Rains of summer and is therefore doubly Harrl to penetrate with the plow the a lust lies deep on the toads and Flics in suffocating Clouds a of a a the wind so that a drive 111 the country 1-at tended with hut Little pier sure. Tin yield of late Corn and potatoes is Likely to in affected by the drought. Improving the Side walks. It is commendable to not the inter est manifested by property owners in tie improvement of their Aid walks and in bettering tie App Arance of the City. Throughout the summer this spirit of improvement and repair has been Active and the result is that in every Ward can he seen new Side walks and others that have Licen re Laid to Grade. Within the past few weeks Seji scially has this work on laying new pavements been going on. Then remains mud yet to do to bring the Side walks to a uniform Grade. Let every citizen of Danville take sufficient Pride in in hone town to use Iii Best endeavours to make its appearance As Good As possible Riverside schools open. The school term in the Borough of Riverside began tuesday morning and the attendance in the two grades was Large. Mrs. W e Young is teacher of flu grammar school and had thirty six pupils �11 the fir to Day miss Blanch graduate of flu Danville High school 1 the primary teacher and the enrolment in a r Grad reached forty two. Tin South Danville schools will of 11 tit monday removed shot from Eye. On july fourth Lloyd Waite a on of Harry wait of Naau tie t. Was injured in the right Eye. The Loy was taken to Sunbury tuesday by his Mother where an of ration was a a form in by or Koser who removed several Small pieces 0 hot front tin Eye Hall it 1 thought that this operation will bring a out a cure Best master harder har Reives to from Postma to r pm ral barn an order relative to the boxes to a Pur up by tie Patron to the Rural for delivery which will go into effect in this county on r i. The order says a so i Desir aug the Rural Frd Liv by service must erect at ins ova Cun a Box Row plying with the quiz mint of the Post office departed tir the specification or r Forth and provide for a covered Box of -�,.�?�? inn or steel. All the Din to a to 1 r Given As Well a the manner of a a Rkman ship. It is desired that uniform Box a be adopt 1 on All the route a he tie patron.-. An a information a to what Thost Oftie Fth Parton or a air Wilt i Given at the Danville or. A a the guv. Rum it guarantee protect Ion of the hot against mutilation or theft of it a Content \ penalty of $l,0flf> Fin or three year imprison int will be imposed on convict too of any person for injuring 1 Aring doru destroying defacing or Matilar aug any mail lox. Which a of Rupli with the department Speed i a is. Or or interference with the Content the order further says each Box must he or cited by the Roadside so that the Tirrit it Aak ill obtain Ace to it without lib a no it ont ing from his vehicle. The am Box must not 1m used by than in family except in the a of Nar a alive or those raiding in Thun Lions. B a on who fail to pvt up boxes aset Forth 111 the order will not he served by the a a Arne a of the Rural route. The sad Fate it of Cai a Joc a it. Thomas i a. Jan and mrs Marga ret Evans of this City last a Vang a turn a i from Elmira. N y. We r a a sunday last him Vart a i i i ral of their brother the lat a a h a a no whose mysterious was chronic cd in these column Friday morning the deceased. It will he recalled who disappeared from Horn of no Day evening was it und dead in Riverside bark. Elmira lat to bar a Lay aft in on. While fit Xart Tat May never a known it is that or. Jones a returning let be Fri re a walk wednesday a v Ning we n Hwan attacked by ill a. As it had been twice before recently in both of in f tire r a canteen be wan affect a a re Aiu in the and. Which in dered him oblivion to his or round Inge. It is in i a d that 11 of a. Attacks Cam a Quot to and under it if r he rolled blown t a Embar a Kent or a the Little Pood a lib Rich a i d �ii1 w a later found tile Defeated was 57 Jar of to and is survived by a i by a the a daughters. Or dnm-1 t Arv. Ami th1 my Leal i and mar Jar t Jem Ami i son. Jamall of Elmira the deceased was a native of Wil he earn to America when a Var of age. Locating in Davill ii r in cd Here until l �?T4. When be a moved to Elmira. Among his com panum in this City Are a number of on apr Seii tatic Awn. Who a grieved to a hear of his death tie deceased was a Man of Indas trios habits quiet and retiring in manner. A was a skillful Iron worker and at the Tim of his it it ath. Was president of a labor onion or Jom a was also a of ran of flip civil War. Enlisting in to a to better than the fifty ninth annual fair of the Union Bounty agricultural a a Ety will be held at Brook bark. Lew Isburg. Hot 23. 24. And a. Hard. And Promise to 1m the Best exhibition Ever Given by rills on of Al old. To fair Assoc too it to ground have he n Imp a or m Init list re Vised Ami increased tip a race track is consider 1 a n of the Best half Milf tracks m the St it aim you can a pm t of Fin trotting thu Seayoo a a Nam la re of flu to a i ave already been entered. By Send ing your Nan sad add or a dal Wolfe com a i it onding rotary. By pm 11. R a. You will ree. Ive pamphlet remaining Premium list Pur Ami All information m regard to Union Bounty s gnat fair death of Haydn h. Davi. Haydn if. Davis Sou of or e j Davis died monday morning a a a a of clock at his Home a 20 East Market sir a t. Aft r i ill v ii months. His demise Wae Lut it lung trouble and a a a wag Al but Nineteen years he was Young Man and will 1m-not Only from the Fame by Many associates. The funeral has not 1m n die a Pilai rest Man in rear Yard. Tuesday x o Man was seen in the Yard at tin rear of the re Sidon in of George m West on bit Street. He was no Iceil by or we and apparently saw her at the am time As lie quickly made i i Ltd a before an alarm could i a Given Brilliant electric sign. The Brilliant electric sign on Mill Street. Advertising Spaun How. At tracts considerable attention Anil i a file piece of electric to work tin remain of i son jr., were Laid to Efery adjoining 11� re a ii Valley town hip. A the services were conduct r .1 ilk no a e. Church. Kiv. Art in b Bird of St i a u pall bearers War i a it car i lain i a Ewis. De want Gro Baylor a Barb Kiffel a Koinig the funeral was Kashnor Boyer. Hurley Kroshn r of he mls r urn Rine i Bov r were unit d in mat Rimo night tin nuptial knot re a d Lereha at i n Mill sir it. At Al cd j Kahn r will r Lav Fivi be 1 by k. To rrty.m� Willri will tale a Lav d by. 417 nth an a or in a

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