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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - September 6, 1900, Danville, PennsylvaniaSwe a a tary Home paper a for the Home the circulation of this paper is increasing rapidly. It will you to advertise in the american. Subscription $1 per year do. Irving h. Jennings d ext i St. Office hour 9 a. M. To 11 m m Hill St., 1 t. M. To i v. M. Danville. A. Shultz it. N. 425 Mill St., Danville a. Diseases of the stomach and intestines a specially a Tims coi Niky Wii. Never be entirely free until it su1tlies All of it sown demands with its own vol. 15--no Danville a. Thursday. Seiz Sembell a. 15 00. Established in 1855. Citizens of third War hip in arms against the present unhealthful condition of Mahoning Creek death of a Well d u. W. P. , dentist 218 Mill Street. Office Teeth extracted without pain. Crown and Bridge work a specially. Equipped with Tii latest and most improved instrument Gnu prepared to execute the most difficult work. Or. C. H. Reynolds formerly of Catawissa. Office opposite Boston store Danville p a dentistry in All its branches. Charge moderate and All work guaranteed. Established 1892. Lit thanksgiving is the next Legal Holiday. By All Means let us have a county fair. The picnic season will soon he on the ragged Edge. Yesterday was the last Day for registration for the fall election. Sportsmen claim that rabbits and Quail will he abundant this season. The Fali term of the Bloomsburg Normal school will open on monday next the Rev. Warren Ellis of Philadelphia will fill the pulpit of Trinity lutheran Church on sunday next. The Dauphin county court does not propose to Naturalize foreigners who cannot speak the English language As was shown monday when Only five out of forty applicants for citizenship were granted papers. The Lycoming county fair will be held at Williamsport september 11th to 14th. The forty seventh annual fair of the Union county agricultural society will be held at Lewisburg september 25th to 28th. The summer is nearly Over and Many persons who went away to recuperate Are coming Home to rest. We May have some very warm weather during this month. The second hottest Day of the year 1897, occurred sept. 9. The Philadelphia a Reading railway will Bell excursion tickets for the Lycoming fair at Williamsport next week at the rate of single fare for the round trip. On monday another daily paper was issued at Shamokin with the title morning truth. This will give Shamokin four daily papers one morning and three afternoon. Howard Patton who has been employed As messenger boy at the Western Union Telegraph office for some years past has resigned Ami accepted a position in the store of the grand Union Tea company. Mahoning tribe no. 77 redmen will have a family picnic at Dewitt spark on Friday september 7th. Labor Day was celebrated in Many Pennsylvania towns this year on a scale never before reached notice has been issued from the Potts Ville office of the Philadelphia amp Reading Coal and Iron company to Theel Lect that the Price of Coal for Domestic Consumers will be advanced 25 cents per ton at the collieries. Chestnut Coal at the collieries under the new schedule of prices will Cost $2.75 a ton. The water Supply of All the towns in Schuylkill county is getting very Short. Shenandoah residents Are now provided with water for Only five hours during the Day and notwithstanding this restriction the Supply is daily getting Shorter. Alexander Billie yer spark near is becoming quite a popular place for picnics. There is scarcely a Day when the weather is favourable that there is not a Large crowd there. The linemen of the Montour amp Columbia Telephone company Are engaged in stringing wires Between this City Ami Washingtonville. The line will be completed before Many Days. For farm of 30 acres about five Miles from Danville on the Road leading from Mausdale to Jerseytown. Good Orchard House barn and other buildings. Easy terms. Address Box 29, Mausdale a. Henry recipe a a jewelry store will shortly be moved into the recently repaired Cross building on Mill Street. The Pennsylvania Railroad Telegraph office at Kipps run has been abandoned. The 131st p. V. Reunion will be held at Watsontown on tuesday sept. 18. The Date of the reunion is the 38th anniversary of the Battle of Antietam in which great Light the regiment took part. Mrs. O. H. Ostrander of Riverside is recovering from a severe illness. As a matter of fact it can be stated without fear of contradiction that nobody has As yet hunted the weather Man with a Gnu. Most physicians say that August was a month with an unusual number of cases of sickness third Ward citizens Are up in arms against the present unhealthful condition of Mahoning Creek in that portion of the City and intend taking immediate action looking toward some remedy for abating the nuisance. The following notice was last night left at this office by a committee of third Ward citizens citizens meeting. A meeting of the citizens of the third Ward residing West of Mill Street and North of Northumberland Street will be held thursday evening sept. 6, at the old knitting Mill on West Centre Street. The purpose of the meeting is to take some action regarding the filthy and unhealthful condition of Mahoning Creek in the above District. All citizens Are requested to be present. Committee. General wage reduction. The wages of every Mill employee of the Reading Iron works in this City will be reduced after sept. 16. The following order was yesterday received from the head office of the works at Reading and was posted in the Mill As the Market prices of the products of the Montour rolling Mills for some months have been below the costs of production and As there seems to be no Prospect of betterment it becomes necessary if the Mills continue in operation to make a decrease in the Cost of production. The company is very reluctant to announce that on sept. 16, a reduction of wages will be made. The puddling basis will be made $3.00 per ton and the wages in All the other departments will be reduced proportionately thereto. Perry Deen passed away in Philadelphia saturday night. Perry Deen Oue of Danville a oldest and Best known residents died in Philadelphia on saturday evening at 9 of clock. His illness dates Back two years and during the past week his condition was critical. The deceased was born in Danville july 26, 1826. He was a son of John and Mary Deen who were natives of Pennsylvania. The family consisted of eight children. Perry Deen was the seventh in the family and Learned the tanners Trade Early in life which he Ful owed for thirteen years when he commenced to Deal in scrap Iron. In. 1871, at the time the co operative Iron and steel company was organized he was elected its president and As such served three years. Lie then for a time engaged in the lumber business also dealt in scrap Iron which latter business he continued until he was taken ill about two years ago. He was twice married first to Mary j., daughter of Robert Richard. The children born to this Union were a son and a daughter. Mrs. I Een it in d in 1860, and in 1865, or. Deen married Mary daughter of or. And mrs. George Fullmer and three daughters and a son were born All of whom survive. Is St urglar1zed but the thieves secured very Little Booty. Burglars entered the grocery store of David Ruckel on Nassau Street Early saturday morning but their operations were unsuccessful so far As securing Booty was concerned. Upon going to the store saturday morning or. Ruckel found that the lock on the rear door had been sprung and it was in to is Way that the thieves gained Access to the building. After entering the store they had broken the locks of t to mad cupboards and ransacked i them without carrying away any of the i contents. Several watermelons were j taken but As far As known nothing a else was missing. A number of Marks on the front door showed that an Effort had been made to Force open that Entrance but an Iron bar on the Interior prevented this. A neighbouring family heard a noise about two of clock and from their windows saw two figures retreating Down the Alley which leads to the rear of the store. One of the persons was a woman or dressed in a woman a garb. Whether these were the perpetrators is not known. Brake Man injured. An Accident which resulted in the injury of a Philadelphia amp Reading railway brakeman occurred at Howe amp polkas structural tubing works tuesday morning. A switch engine was pushing a freight car through the big double Gates on East Market Street and it happened that the car was higher than the Ordinary. The Brake caught the Large beam above the Gate knocking it from its place to the pavement. In falling it struck brakeman Elmer Longenberger on the left leg breaking that member Between the knee and the ankle. Surgical Aid was summoned the fracture reduced and the injured Man removed to his Home. Nominated for c0ngre5s trouble in the neighbourhood. Before Justice Hunter last evening William Myers of Railroad Street Mahoning township was brought on a warrant charging him with threats. The prosecutor was Samuel Sarba who resides next door to Myers. He claimed that or. Myers has at various times called him hard names and threatened to do him bodily harm. The defendant plead not guilty to the charge and an array of witnesses residing in that Vicinity were called. Justice Hunter held Myers under $1 do bail for court which the latter readily secured. Charles Hartman among the missing. For the past two weeks Charles the 14 years old Sou of or. And mrs. Charles Hartman of Lackawanna Avenue has been among the missing. The boy in company with two other lads about the same age left Home two weeks ago and has not been heard of since. The other boys have returned hut stoutly refuse to disclose the whereabouts of Young Hartman. The police of nearby towns have been notified to be on the Outlook for the runaway. Republicans of the seventeenth congressional District choose c. F. Huth of Shamokin. At the conference of the congressional conferees of the seventeenth congressional District held in this City saturday Clarence f. Huth of Shamokin was unanimously chosen As the candidate of the Republican party for member of Congress. The meeting was called to order by Frederick Haas of Sunbury and w. H. Woodin was elected chairman. A. W. Duy Bloomsburg and f. G. Shoch were made secretaries. For Congress d. C. Jones nominated w. Baldy esq., of this City and a. R. Trexler of Northumberland county nominated c. K. Huth. On the first ballot the conferees from Montour and Columbia counties balloted for or. Baldy and Sullivan and Northumberland counties conferees voted for or. Huth. On the second ballot or. Huth was nominated. That gentleman was then called into the convention and made a Brief and stirring address to the conferees. The following resolutions were adopted resolver that we the conferees of the seventeenth congressional District endorse the principles of the Republican party As enunciated in the platform adopted by the National convention in Philadelphia june last. Resolved that we deem it to be the Paramount duty of the hour to sustain the Wise and patriotic administration of William my Kinley and to that end we pledge our Hearty support to the candidate this Day nominated for Congress. More Railroad improvements. The extensive repairs which have been in Progress on the Pennsylvania Railroad below this City dining the past Fea months have been completed and gives the Road a double track from Riverside to a Point be loft Kippy a run. These improvements however Are not the extent of what the company intend making in this Vicinity. A local citizen while in Harrisburg recently visited the office of a prominent official of the Road. In conversation with an attache of the office this gentleman Learned that the construction of a Road along the canal Bank from this City to Berwick which has been much discussed is improbable although a switch May be run across the River to this City the intention of the company according to this office attache is to Cut away a portion of the Blue Hill just above South Danville and to construct another track. The work will Likely commence this fall. Quot heps Quot hold a pleasant picnic. Between six and seven Hundred people attended the annual picnic of the improved order of Hept Sophs at Dewitt spark yesterday. The Day was a pleasant one and the a the Psi and their families and friends much enjoyed Day. During the afternoon and evening dancing was indulged in by the picnickers. Quot Adirondack Romance tonight. No one should miss the a Adirondack Romance a a hich will be Given at the opera House by local Talent this evening. A Large number of tickets have been disposed of and the production promises to be a decided Success. The proceeds As is Well known Are to go toward assisting the victims of Turbotville a big tire and our citizens should patronize this worthy object liberally. Frices 25 and 35 cents. Hose companies Fine appearance. A firemen a Parade was held saturday evening in Honor of the Goodwill Hose company which appeared Clad in handsome new uniforms. The Parade was headed by the Mechanicsville band and Twenty two members of the Good a ill Hose company followed nest in line. The new uniforms of the company consisted of dark Blue frock Coats with Silver buttons and dark Blue trousers and Caps. Tny Enty four members of the Washington Hose company headed by the Washington drum corps brought up the rear. The Parade proceeded to the Goodwill Hose House where a Large festival was held. Both companies made an excellent appearance and received Many compliments. It i paragraphs. Brief mention of the movement of your friends and acquaintances. Special music at Christ Church. A Large congregation assembled in Christ episcopal Church sunday to Greet the Rector. Rev. Erskine Wright who has just returned from his vacation. The choir was assisted at the morning service by Wellington, of Philadelphia. Or. Shannon has during the past month been entertained at the Home of Peter Baldy in St. Paul. Minn. In the offertory selection which or. Shannon Sang sunday i nursing he was heard to excellent advantage. His remarkable Tenor voice is Large Dillus Ive of the most pleasing Quality under Complete control and flexible beyond any that it has been our pleasure of hearing for a Long time. Found dead in his office. William m. Smith editor and publisher of the Benton Argus Benton was found dead in his office shortly after noon Friday. During the morning or. Smith complained of not feeling Well and did not go Home to dinner. When the office employees returned from their dinners they found him lying on the floor a Corpse. Heart failure was the cause of his death. The deceased was sixty years old and was one of Columbia counties Best known citizens and a leading Democrat. He is survived by a wife two daughters and a son. Found dead in bed. Tuesday morning Thomas Williams of 615 East front Street was found dead in bed by his Young grandson. Or. Williams had not been in very Good health for several Days but when he retired monday night lie did no complain of feeling worse than usual. When his grandson William Williams who slept with the deceased awoke he found his Grandfather a Corpse. Or. Paules pronounced de Atli due to heart failure. Or. Williams was 77 years old and was sur Vived by three sons David Thomas and James. Reception for pastor and his Bride. The marriage of the Rev l. D. Ulrich pastor of Trinity lutheran Church this City to miss Nace of Philadelphia occurred in that City yesterday. The Rev and mrs. Ulrich will reach Danville this evening and upon their arrival a supper will be served at the parsonage and a reception will follow. The members of Trinity congregation will participate in both. Canal boat ride. The ladies auxiliary of the y. M. C. A. Purpose giving a canal boat ride starting from Mill Street Bridge saturday evening sept. 8, at 6.30 of clock. Fare for round trip 10cents. Music will be furnished by a graph phone. Refreshments will be served. Basket Ball team organized. The prospects for an excellent Basket Ball team and some Fine games in this City during the coming Winter Are exceptionally Bright. The team organized on saturday and will be made up of the same players who acquitted themselves so creditably last season. Ralph Gaskins was unanimously chosen Captain and with Sechler will be the defense. Newbaker will play Centre Ami Bedea and Klase will be the attacks the team will go into training on sept. 15 and will practice one hour daily until nov. 1. The Date of the first game. A manager will be selected later. Will meet Here next year. At the reunion of the knights of the Golden Eagle in Milton monday the following officers were elected presi Dent W. Mclain of this City Secretary L. Jones also of Danville treasurer D. Gresh of Milton. Danville was selected As the next place of meeting. The prize awarded for the finest appearing Castle in the Parade was won by Montour Castle of this City. Another assault Case. John Reiley a third Ward resident was before Justice Hunter monday charged with assault and Battery. The plaintiff in the Case was Thomas Foulk who claimed that Reiley struck him in the face and did him other bodily injury near the grist Mill saturday night. The defendant plead guilty and furnished $100 Hail for court. Lester Gulicki a funeral. Funeral services Over the remains of Little Lester Gulick were held sunday afternoon at the Home of his parents on Sunbury Street South Danville and were in charge of Rev. F. S. Vought of Saint Peters m. E. Church. The choir of St. Peters Sang several appropriate hymns during the service. The funeral was one of the largest held in this vie nity for some time. Interment was made in the family plot in the lutheran cemetery in the loss of this Bright Young son or and mrs. Gulick have the sympathy of a very Large Circle of friends. Lawsha paid the costs. Abner Lawsha charged by mrs. S. A. Andrews with assault and Battery was before Justice Bare monday morning. Upon Lawshae a agreeing to Settle the costs mrs. Andrews withdrew the charge. The defendant gave an order on the Pennsylvania Railroad for the amount. All next week. The Somers and Hummel Stock com Pany will commence a weeks engagement at the opera House next monday evening. The company comes to Dan Ville highly recommended. Miss Mary Miller of Williamsport is the guest of her aunt mrs. James Cruikshank Pine Street. Or. L. A. Yeiser of Philadelphia joined his wife yesterday for a visit at the Home of mrs. Brandon on East Market Street. Miss Mary Wetzel returned last evening after a visit with relatives in Hazleton and Berwick. Miss prudence blizzard is visiting 8 we nod a friends. E. A. Burdick returned from a trip to Patterson n. J., and new York yesterday. M. E. Smith division passenger agent of the Lackawanna Railroad was in this City on business yesterday. Miss Clara James of Shamokin returned Home yesterday after a visit in this City among friends. R. Moore of it. Carmel transacted business in this City yesterday. Mrs. John Rogers has returned to her Home in Harrisburg after visiting relatives in this City. A. F. Harman of Catawissa spent yesterday afternoon with friends in this City. Harry Moyer of Youngstown Ohio visited friends in this City yesterday. W. A. Shepperson made a trip tomcat Alissa yesterday. Harry Murray of Milton attended the Hept Asoph a picnic at Dewitt spark yesterday. Miss Ella Moyer of Berwick is visiting relatives in this City. O. Wei p. Of Philadelphia is a guest at the Home of Samuel Waite on Laurel Street. William Wilson of Wapwallopen is visiting his parents at Kaseville. Mrs. W. S. Brown is visiting relatives in Williamsport. P. E. Mourer of Strawberry Ridge drove to this City yesterday. Or. J p. Hoffa of Washingtonville was in this City yesterday. Richard Jenkins of Tyrone is visiting his sister mrs. Mary Goodall on Chambers Street. Miss Elizabeth Moyer of Centre Mills is the guest of her sister mrs. G. K. Limbert Bloom Street. Prof. C. Carey returned on saturday from his Home at Glen Loch where lie has been spending his summer. Mrs. Harriett Gamble of Jersey Shore is the guest of mrs. 11. Angle on Mill Street. Mrs. Jacob Harris and daughter mrs. Mazit Reninger left saturday for a visit with friends in Philadelphia. Robert y. Gearhart of Philadelphia spent sunday with his parents in this City. Or. And mrs. Ross Ithaca n. Y., spent sunday at the Home of mrs Mil House a father county commissioner George w. Miles East Market Street. Mrs. F. Ii. Hannau and guest mrs. K p. Hill of Scranton returned from Ocean Grove saturday night. Miss Jennie Alice mingle of Newport pa., is visiting mrs. Kline on East Market Street. Miss Elizabeth Montgomery of Philadelphia arrived in this City saturday evening to spend the month of september at the Home of or. C. Shultz West Market Street. Miss Margaret Hullihen is visiting relatives in Buffalo n. Miss Dora Robinson of Milton is visiting her Cousin miss Retta roup near the fair grounds. John Schwenk Charles Roos John Weiser John Shellenberger and John Henrie All of Philadelphia were guests of John Kilgus and Andrew sch amp a Over sunday. Mrs. Josiah Woodring of Hazleton is the guest of miss Ida Weaver of upper Mulberry Street. Miss Olive Foulk is visiting relatives in Williamsport. Miss Marne Johnston of Berwick is visiting relatives in this City. Or. And mrs. Adin r. Myers after a pleasant visit with friends in Danville have returned to their Home a Maple Terrace a Pittsburg. Miss Jennie Wilson of Harrisburg is visiting relatives in this City. Miss Mary Joyd is visiting friends in Wilkes Barre. Or. And mrs. Leonard Foulk and daughters Margaret and Helen and or. And mrs. Walter Miller Are visiting relatives in Milton. Is. John Myers of Berwick is visiting relatives in this City. Miss Hattie Wilson of Shamokin is visiting friends in this City. Miss Maud Pensyl of Williamsport is visiting friends in Luis City. Mrs. Hannah Sainsbury and granddaughter miss Cornelia la rout Are visit ing relatives in Shamokin and Shenan Doah. Mrs. A. 11. Grone and children have been spending the past few Days with Shamokin friends. Mrs. Thomas Lunger of Brooklyn n. Y., is a guest at the Home of Samuel Lunger West Mahoning Street. Mrs. Clara rum Hiigli. And daughter miss Kate of Baltimore my a Are the guests of mrs. Annie la aunt on West Mahoning Street drowned in three sad Pate of eight years old Lester Gulick. A letter from frigate Waite who is a member of the ninth United states infantry the first drowning Accident of the year and a particularly sad one occurred in the River near the Bridge Friday afternoon shortly after 3 of clock. The victim was i. Gulick the eight years old son of Samuel Gulick of Sunbury Street South Danville. The lad in company with several boys from this City went in swimming near theae cond pier South Danville Side of the River Bridge. The other boys went below the Bridge while Young Gulick remained on the upper Side. He suddenly disappeared from sight and his fellow playmates missing him quickly gave an alarm to persons standing on the Bridge. U Pon going to the River the body of the unfortunate lad was found lying in about three feet of water. From the position of the body it is presumed that he had Dove in and became entangled in something in the River Bottom which held him under the water. Frank Hoover a Riverside boy with some difficulty brought the Corpse to the Shore and or. A Wintersteen was summoned. It was however too late for medical Aid As the body was becoming cold and there was no action of the heart. Justice Haughawout empanelled the following jury which viewed the remains and returned a verdict of accidental drowning d. R. Eckman Jesse h. Shannon Thomas Adams p. Berger Isaac Hoffman and Vav. L. Clark. The body was removed to the unfortunate lads Home. Firemen s picnic a grand Success. The firemen a picnic held at Dewitt spark monday under the auspices of the Continental Hose company was a big Success in every particular and was attended by Over fifteen Hundred persons. The weather was everything that could be asked Aud the Hacks which started running Early in the Day were Well crowded with passengers. The base Ball game Between the Continental Hose company team and the �?o77�?Ts�?� was called at the end of the fifth inning on account of the intense heat the score was then 4 to 4. The program of Field sport3 was carried out As follows 100 Yards dash first James Vandyke Sunbury prize Silver medal second Stephen Raver Danville prize a hat. Half mile foot race first Alex. Rei Neer Danville prize a hat second John Mcbride Danville prize pair of shoes. Half mile boys bicycle race first John Mackert Danville prize Scarf pin second William f by Danville prize pair of shoes. Ine mile open bicycle race first Theodore Fisher Danville prize Silver toilet set second James Vandyke Sunbury prize pair of bicycle Hose. Two mile bicycle Handicap a first Theodore Fisher prize Gold watch Chain second Lester Llen Mger Sunbury prize silk umbrella third John Mitchell Danville prize pair bicycle shoes. Half mile boys foot race Dominick Rogers. Bag race Harry Bookmiller. All the events were hotly contested. During the afternoon and evening dancing was held. Photographs from the Philippines mrs. Peter Kiun of 364 Church Street this City a few Days ago received from her son Eugene who for the past year has been with the United states army in the Philippines some interesting photographs taken in that country. Or. Kinn is 28 years of age and is a member of company a forty first regiment. He enlisted last september and went immediately with his regiment to the Philippines. Some months ago he was commissioned a second sergeant and served in that capacity until he was obliged to go to the Hospital on account of a severe attack of rheumatism. Upon being discharged from the Hospital or. Kinn was not Strong enough to discharge the duties of his office and was made a bugler. His term of enlistment expires in a few months and he will Likely return to this City. Somers Rummel Stock company. On monday evening the Somers rum Mel Stock company will commence a weeks engagement at the opera House presenting a repertoire of High class Scenic productions at 10,20 and 30 cents. Ladies tickets have been issued for the opening performance which entitles each lady to one of the Best reserved a eats for 15 cents. During the engage ment several Well known plays will he presented including a the deserter a Belle of Chinatown a a not guilty a Michael Strogoff a a Gypsy Queen a and new Yorkus raging sensation Clever specialities will be introduced each evening and Bright and Catchy music will he a feature. This company comes to Danville highly recommended and crowded houses should be the Rule next week. S. R. Waite of this City is in receipt of an interesting letter from his son Samuel r. Waite who is now serving with company a ninth u. S. Infantry in China. The letter is dated Tien Tsin China july 31, 1900. Danville a Young Soldier who has seen so much Sarvice in the Orient says that some of his company were in a Battle with the chinese and a number of them were killed. In speaking of the death of Clyde Jameson the Columbia county boy who was killed he says a Clyde Jameson was one of the Boya killed. His Home is somewhere near Berwick. I would write to his father if i knew just where he lived. If you see anyone from about there Tell them. He enlisted with me and was with the 12th regiment in 1898. I could it get to see him before he died but they say that he was shot in the stomach. It is said that it was a big mistake that we took part in that fight As we were Only expected to support the japanese troops. The English the japs and the russians Are Landing lots of troops Here. We Are stationed in Tien Tsin now and i think we will stay Here for some time. Most of the regiment is on the Bick list and i think we will be Home before private Waite says that he is Well and wished to be remembered to his Many friends in this City. Successful school opening. The school Bells rang promptly at Quarter to 9 of clock tuesday morning the children had already lined up and were ready Aud in most cases eager and anxious to begin another nine months work with the text Hooks and knotty problems of school life. A few minutes later the merry hum of their voices was heard within the Many Walls of learning and the work of educating their minds was begun. The attendance this year is Large and Many of the schools Are crowded some having Between fifty and sixty pupils. The High school has ninety three pupils about the same number that was registered last year. As yet the foreign pupils have not been assigned to the schools which they Are to attend but supt. Houser will Likely arrange for them before the end of the week. The rooms in All the buildings were in perfect condition due to the efforts of the directors in each Ward anti a err teacher was on hand to begin their task for the season. John Hajka weds Annie Monski. John Hajka of Natalie and miss Annie Molinski a daughter of Stephen Molinski of this City were United in marriage in St. Hubert a Catholic Church monday morning at 7.30 of clock. The Rev. Father Huber officiated and High mass was celebrated. William Dougherty acted As goo Smau and miss Marne Mcvey attended the Bride. After the ceremony the event was celebrated tor the remainder of the Day at the Home of the brides parents on Mill Street and that night a sumptuous supper was served. The wedding was attended by several of the grooms friends from Natalie. Or. And mrs. Cha Kawill reside in this City. A lost in the first act of Quot Lostin Egypt a which will appear in the opera House saturday evening is Laid in the Garden of a Rich planter and at the time of a Gay party. The Garden is lit up in lights of All colors and this set is said to be one of the prettiest sets carried by any company. This is not All besides this Beautiful bet they carry three More acts equally As Fine. Thirty people help to make the evening a pleasant one and Render one of the strongest dramas on record interspersed by Good specialities and Fine music from Twenty Well trained voices. Boat hide postponed. The boat ride announced by the salvation army for next monday evening has been postponed until saturday even ing sept. 15th, the boat that had been engaged having been delayed on its re turn trip. All tickets sold will be Good on the above Date. Again discussing a Donn to pair. The Montour county fair project is again being discussed. Promoters have been calling of the business men of the City within the past few weeks to ascertain what interest would be taken in the project. Harvest Home picnic. The stewards of Saint Peters m. E. Church South Danville Are arranging a Harvest Home picnic to be held at de witty spark wednesday september 12. Dinner and supper will be served. Will enter friends Hospital. Harry k. Snyder left sunday for Phila Delphia where he has accepted a position As trained nurse in the friends Hospital. Job printing the office of the american using furnished with a Large assortment of Job letter and fancy Type and Job material generally the publisher announces to the Public that he is prepared at All times to execute in the neatest manner Job printing of All kinds and desorption. Jagt get our prices before placing your orders. Aeronaut Bryan a perilous position balloon burst when nearly 400 feet from the ground. Very perilous was the position of prof Bryan the aeronaut of the Welsh circus while making an ascension in his hot air balloon tuesday evening about 6.30 of clock. Large crowds assembled on the show grounds and on the River Bridge to witness the ascent. As the balloon left the Earth everything about the big air ship seemed to be in perfect working order but when it had attained a height of probably four Hundred feet the spectators were Able to discern smoke issuing from the balloon in dense volumes and at the same time it commenced to shoot downward. Aeronaut Bryan quickly discovered that the balloon had burst. With great presence of mind he climbed to his Parachute which be attempted to open. It was not until it had dropped within three Hundred feet of the Earth that the huge umbrella to which the almost airless balloon was attached responded to his efforts and opened and the rapid downward course was checked. Prof. Bryan landed lightly on his feet and throwing himself Over on his Back Wab buried under the Canvas. Attaches of the show quickly ran to his assistance and be Nas taken out blackened beyond recognition. Bryan attributed the bursting of the balloon to the fact that it Wab too heavily loaded. Case in equity closed. Judge Little held a special session of court in this City yesterday morning and disposed of a Casein equity of b r. Gear Hart and others is. William c. Frick and Mary Frick. By agreement of counsel the Case was decreed closed. The prosecution was represented by attorneys Hinckley and Scarlet of this City and Henry c. Terry was the counsel for the defendants. Attorney Oliver Shannon of Philadelphia appeared for or. Terry. Those individuals who Are victims o Hay fever Are just now suffering the an Nual affliction. There is no cure for it save a sojourn in High and dry latitudes and this privilege is Only granted to those of settled incomes and there Are few in thib Vicinity As compared to the number of subjects. Some Points for Hunters. We published below the time to shoot game according to the game Laws of Pennsylvania so that All lovers of the sport May be posted Black Gray or Fox Squirrel october 15th to december 15th, inclusive unlimited Elk wild Deer or Fawn during month of november Only two in any one season English mongolian or chinese pheasant october 15th to december 15th, inclusive but not until that period in the year 1902, ruffled commonly called pheasant and Pinnate commonly called Prairie Chicken october 15th to december 15tb, inclusive ten ruffled grouse in and one Day Hare or Rabbit november 1st to december 15th, inclusive unlimited Quail or Virginia Partridge october 15th to december 15tb, inclusive fifteen in one Day rail Birds and Reed Birds during the months of september october and november unlimited Upland or Gross Plover july 15th to january 1st, unlimited we footed wild Pigeon except while of or within one mile of nest ing grounds unlimited wild Turkey october 15th to december 15th, inclusive two in one Day Woodcock october 15th to december 15th and during the month of Only ten in one Day. Done to forget the entertainment at the opera House tonight for the Benefit of the Turbotville fire sufferers. Personal mention. Hon. Daniel Edwards of Kingston attended the funeral of Perry Deen yesterday. Mrs. Harry Brown returned to her Home in Shamokin yesterday after a visit with relatives in this City. Court stenographer Vanderslice of Bloomsburg was in this City yesterday. Mrs. George Snyder of Watsontown is visiting relatives in this City. James Heddings Dietz Simon Kocher James Morrison and John Roberts Are spending a few Days fishing at Stillwater Columbia county. Miss Cora Moyer is visiting her parents in Berwick. The Rev. Mumper of North number and was the guest of Riverside friends tuesday. Bert Vastine of South Danville left yesterday for Sunbury where he has accepted a position in the Pennsylvania car shops. Miss Laura Bittenbender of Nesco Peck attended Hept Sophs picnic at Dewitt spark yesterday. Miss Jane Courson of Catawissa visited friends in South Danville and River bide yesterday. P. M. Eckman of Sunbury transacted business in South Danville yesterday. Mrs. George Johnston returned to her Home in Wilkes Barre yesterday after a visit with friends and relatives in this City. The Rev. D. Cook of Renovo was a visitor in this City yesterday. Miss Helen Davis left yesterday for Pittsburg after a visit with her aunt mrs. T. F. La Atterson Northumberland Street. Or. And mrs. Ii. Mccord left yesterday for Philadelphia after a visit at the Home of Oscar Kase Mill Street. John Welsh returned to Philadelphia yesterday after a visit at the Welsh Homestead. Ash Street. Or. Mccuaig of Retreat was a visitor to this City yesterday. Mrs. D. Howery and mis9 n. How Ery left yesterday for a trip to Philadelphia. William Delsite is transacting business in Wilkes Barre. Theodore Hoffman sr., Wab a visitor to Bloomsburg yesterday. John Price and daughter miss Annie of new York Are visiting his son postmaster t. Price East Market Street. General Secretary w. D. Laumaster made a trip to Milton yesterday. Miss Grace Morgan of Plymouth is visiting relatives in this City

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