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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - September 8, 1904, Danville, PennsylvaniaUs Iii paper for the Home 1 he circulation of this paper is increasing rapidly. It will pay you to advertise in the american subscription $1 per Vear do. Irving h. Jennings Dkl a St. Office hours a this country will never be entirely free until it supplies All of its own demands with its own vol. 49-no i it it. I Anille. Pa., thursday Sei tempeh s 1904. Established in 1855 it a. M to 12 m i p. M to a a m 104 Mill St., . In p Shultz m. 425 Mill St., Danville a. Diseases of the stomach Anil intestine a special to k. W. P. Ankle dentists Uvick 218 a to Kkt. Extracted without i Crown and it Ridge work a specially. Al with the Hausl hint u it it improved and prepared to execute the most difficult work. Lot. C. Ii. Ufa Nolos i Montist. 2rs Mill St., Onny talc a amt Lutry in All Ite Biol Klai it hah it a a Drain la a. \ work 11iitriliteral condensed news. The pumpkin in ready for the from. The Campaign will warm up after the weather has had its Iunius the Straw hat and the Over boat will now form a Botwe of seasons combing acid a. A number of out town boys will be leaving for College within the next few Days the us a d will be resumed at of right episcopal Church next Sou Day. The prohibitionists insist that the to subway tavern is nothing but the Clay of evil in the hands of the Potter. A number of people arc suffering with severe colds caused by the sudden changes in the weather. At and rate the crop report indicates enough to eat during the Winter. A Gold Field valued at $590,000,000 has been disco i red in Japan and evil minded persons will he hinting that the imitative Jap has found a Ohe Buical Way to raise a War cheat without borrowing the Money in York press. The sweater Young Man is in evidence a Aiu a sure Sigu of the approach of the foot Ball Siason within a few weeks the base Ball talk on the Rialto will be intermingled with Sage opinions regarding the work of the Gridiron stars. The signs of Waung summer Aro apparent. Flowers that link summer with autumn Are appearing. The leaves Are colouring and there is an indefinable something in the air Aud Clouds that remind one that fall is not far away. The Keooud annual reunion of the twelfth Keri meet Pennsylvania Volunteer association of the Spanish american War veterans will he held at Milton october 29th. August and september Are usually hoi months. Put they have been keeping Cool waiting for november which will be warm enough for All. Brookline mass., where the Laud scape gardens come from is to have noiseless milkmen. We know of some Placen where they have milk less ones. Nobody cares for the meat strike now oysters arc reported to be fat Juicy and plentiful. Unless All signs fail a wave of con fluence is beginning to spread Over the entire country the melancholy Days Aie almost a come when our Yards will no More be Radiant with Bloom and when the Market will no Louger he Gay with a Flowers. The first Frost of the season was noticed at Bloom Burg yesterday morning. There Are 72 Rural free delivery carriers in York of duty and they have formed an Assoc Eaton. Miss Mary Harris of Danville run dered a very flue Solo in the new Cumberland m k Church sunday Star in dem and enl. Teu Young Fellows from Shamokin were arrested on a Reading freight train tuesday night by Coal and Iron officers they have been robbing the Farmers along the Road. Squire Morgan of Sli Mokin fluid each $10 and the costs. The executive committee of the Republican party of Northumberland county met at the Neff House wednesday afternoon and Dimasse and prepared plans for the coming Campaign. The Columbia of Monty fair management has decided that wednesday of the Semi Centennial Celebration be observed As children s Day. On that a children under sixteen years of age will be admitted free. On this Day it is expected that governor Penny Packer will be present. Fairs made a big Gao i at the Monroe of duty fair last week by their gambling devices. A famine in Railroad ties is said to exist among lumber dealers at hitts Iorg one of them said six Trank lines had the Carnegie steel company experimenting on a number of steel shapes with which it is proposed to displace wooden ties. A supplement to the ordinance grunting the Danville nod override Minet Itai Road die right of Way through tile Borough of Danville was up had Friday us two readings. The supplement amends the ordinance so As to Grant the trolley company permission to pass from Bloom Street Down a Street if it so desires. Or. Pascoe who accompanied by division superintendent Turk of the p. Amp k. Railway was present at the meeting. Explained of Council Attiat it was not at All Clear that his company would need to Avail itself of Trio privilege of using a Street. It had been restrained by injunction from crossing Bloom Street at Grade. The mat ter was now in court and the outcome was in doubt. What his company wished was to to in a position to proceed with the building of its Lino without the least delay should the Doo Ision of the court to against it. The trolley company he said had permission to carry its line through Nuder the p. Amp k. Railway track and by going Down a Street the trolley by that Means could conveniently pass Over to Walcot Street through which the cum Pauy already Lias a right of Way. To facilitate matters he asked that the supplement if approved by Council to passed on Bot i its first and its second Reading. In discussing the matter or. Goeser thought that t lie present As the proper time for renewing the agitation tor the undergrad crossing at the same Point for vehicles As Well As for trolley. This suggested a question of terms Shioli Drew division superintendent Turk into the discussion. M Turk did not see that the opon aug of a Street was ont of the question Tudor certain conditions but lie held that it was a proposition separate and distinct from the granting of a right of Way for the trolley tinder the track. In Rogard to supplementing the ordinance permitting the trolley to pass Down a Street superintendent Turk urged that Council act without any delay. The p. Amp r. Railway company he said does not wish to stand in tire Way of the trolley but a Grade crossing at Bloom Street is regarded As dangerous and in order to avoid it the company has granted the trolley people permission to pass under the Railroad at Walnut Street. On motion of or. Reimsnyder seconded by or. Dietrich the supplement to the ordinance was adopted on Glrst Reading. Immediately afterwards on motion of or. Keister Maphet the rules were suspended and the ordinance was passed on second Reading. Of motion of or. Reifsnyder it was ordered that d. J. Rogers be paid on his paving contract. Or. Swank of the committee on ordinance Aud police reported that the committee had Given the matter of sewer con option attention and made some recommendations As to rates. The ordinance he said is being drafted. Meanwhile or. Goeser asked permission to noun not the knitting Mill wit i the sewer. Of motion of or. Reifsnyder seconded by or. Lloyd it was ordered that All persons be Given permission to connect with the sewer at any time by agreeing to abide by any rates which Council May decide upon later. Of motion it was ordered that twelve feet of \ Inch Hose be purchased for use at the lock up. Of motion of or. Reifsnyder it was ordered that bids be invited for the Extension of the Borough sower on front Street from the Oor Mauia brewery to Church Street for the purpose of accommodating property owners who Wisla to enjoy sewer privileges. A communication was received from the petitioners who at the previous ready for a portion of Mill Street is now practically ready for the laying of Brick which will begin during the present week probably today Fine Progress yesterday was made i ii concreting the Square Between Mahoning and Market streets. The Street Over much of this distance is now finished from curb to curb including the trolley track where the Concrete is firmly packed Between the ties. By tonight the entire Section will of it concreted. The course of Concrete will he covered with two inches of Sand upon which the Brick will to placed. The Brick when Laid will he rolled after which Grout will he poured into the joints and the process of paving will be finished. The curbing yesterday was being set on the Culvert where pursuant to special Fotiou of Council an extra foundation of Concrete two font wide and a foot deep is required. The trolley company today will Lay the track on the lower Saar of so that that Section will be ready for the Concrete by the time the upper Square is finished. Up the Republican of Monty convention was held in the grand jury room in the court House on saturday Foo Noou. Every District in tie county with the exception of Anthony and Mayberry townships was represented by delegates. The convention was called to order by county chairman Jamos Foster. Sam a. Mccoy was elected chairman j. Ii. Woodside and j. L. Jones were chosen secretaries. Delegates were present As follows Danville first Ward to. J. Price and Sam a. Mccoy second Ward to. W. Bedea and j. H. Woodside third Ward a. L. Jones fourth Ward Harry maps Ono and Nicholas Hill. Cooper township w. R Wertman and h. E. Lunger. Derry township a. H. Paterson and Eugene Spornberger. Liberty township Charles Stahl. Limestone township a. H. Orinis and John Zaner. Mahoning township William Hauser and p. Wertman. West Hemlock township William Gething Aud Matthew maus. Valley township John Hendricks Aud j. A. Merrill. Washing Touville a o. Sweitzer and w. K. Robinson. William g. Kramer was nominated for member of the legislature and de Iron workers big Outing. Unquestionably the largest crowd that Ever assembled at Hunters Park was present at. That resort monday on the occasion of the picnic held by the a. A. Of i. S. And t. W. Of this Wilt o. Jones for comity treasurer pity. Every part of the Park was the office of prothonotary was left crowded. Notwithstanding the big concourse of people the very Best of order pre. Failed. The crowd began to arrive j soon after the Parade which is described in another column reached the Park. The first thing on the program was an address by District vice president Mai Ley of Columbia. The remarks were of an interesting Aud practical nature dwelling upon the principles of the Union Aud the duty of workmen toward themselves Aud others. The tug of War Between Montour Lodge and the Iron moulders Union was not pulled off. Owing to a death open. W. Ii. Woodside had received the votes of the second Ward and Sain a. Mccoy of the fourth Ward at the primaries but each of these on being named declined to be a candidate. It was the sense of the convention that a full ticket should be Pat in the Field and a committee consisting of t. J. Price and William Hauser was appointed to act in conjunction with the county chairman in selecting a candidate for prothonotary. James Foster w As re elected As chairman of tie Republican committee. A set of rules governing the Republican party of Montour county formulated by a committee previously a which had occurred among the Mould pointed and passed upon Aud approved Era it by the county committee was submit during the afternoon a snoot was Ted to the county convention. The held by the Danville Oon club in new rules made it the duty of the which a Large number of shooters Par of Monty committee to elect the county tick rated and some very Good scores chairman. This did not meet tin a were made. Proval of the convention Aud this Sec Motherwell s orchestra famished music Tion on motion was changed to Oon for the Danoe which was participated in by immense numbers during the afternoon and evening. Kauai drat age Luiu mgt a a. The old canal Bridge on Church Street which has been in service As far Back As most people can remember was torn Down Yoster Dav Aud Church Street at that Point for some time will be closed to travel. The Bridge for months past has been known to be unsafe owing to its age but the intention was to let it stand until the Culvert underneath was completed so that traffic Over the Street might not be interrupted. The heavy hauling incidental to Street paving however proved a Bevere tax on the old Bridge and it began to show such signs of giving Way that in order to Avert an Accident it was decided to tear it Dowtin. The measure was fully justified by the condition of the limbers which being taken apart were found to to very badly decayed. It will not be Natii excavation is resumed on Mill Street for paving that ground can be procured for completing tie Culvert which is to replace the Bridge. Until that time it will be impossible to use Church Street in passing from the Northern to the Southern Side of town. Lorm with the present custom of electing the county chairman in the coup i to convention. The rules were then adopted As a whole. \ it Nan we Uwi a a a a a a a a a a a printed in pamphlet form. The following wore chosen As members of the county committee Danville first Ward Sain a. Mccoy and f. O. Schoch second Ward a a. H. Woodside and Samuel a. Mills third Ward Seth Lormer and John l. Jones Fourtly Ward Nicholas Hill Aud Clarence e. Lunger. Cooper township Charles Rishel and Wellington Wertman. Dorry township Eugene spoon Berger and h. A. Snyder. Liberty township Charles and William Ford. Limestone township John and j. A. Orinis. Mahoning township Lloyd Baylor Aud m. P. Soott. West Hemlock township Malthew maos and William Gething. Valley township Frank Hendricks and William Churm. Washington Villez a. K. Robinson and a. O. Sweitzer. Diehl Zaner preparing for engine and Dynamo. The excavation is Well underway at Trio water works necessary for Trio Concrete foundation of which the eur Ine eting asked that an Alley be Gaoat Ken j Ftp j dynaln0 ar8 t0 rest that heed at j. B. Gearhart s store stating Ong to municipal Light Plant that it their prayer be granted they the j 8pot excavated j8 the site of the would comply with the terms of Coon of boil or it Wboro 0i1 building Trio Plant Oil and pay of pesos incidental to the 00ngiderabl6 pajn8 were taken to Socoro ordinance a communication was received from Titomas welliver who alleged that lie had broken his Wagon by driving Over a Street which had been negligently left in bad condition to eur closed a Bill of the Cost of repairs which he wanted of Urcil to pay. Trio matter was referred to the committee on streets and Bridges for investigation. 1 a firm foundation. As far As the excavation Lias gone some seven Teet Down nothing but Stone Lias been encountered. Some Twenty Perch in All have been dug out which will he used in building the huge retaining Wall along the rivet Bank at Trio Roar of the works. The engine and Dynamo will not be installed for several weeks. Trio great attention was called to a Hoople of part of t Al Abor in stalling the bad Ott setts in the sidewalk on Churchi plan t i by a involved in the Street where new Stone pavements 8treet work at which a Nice beginning has already been made. Have been Laid. The owner of the property where they occur had Beau notified and it was reported that he had not fixed the pavement. On motion it was ordered that the property owner be notified once More Aud informed that unless lie level of Trio sidewalk in three Days the Borough will have the work done and that he will lie obliged to pay for it. The following members were present vast inn Dietrich Goeser Swank Fenstermacher Boyer Reifsnyder and Lloyd. Chairman w. W. Davis being absent. Or. Vastine was chosen president to Tern. _ track completed to fishing greek. The track of the Danville blooms Burg Street railway with the exception of the trestle at twin Hills is completed As far As fishing Creek not Only the track being Laid hot tie poles erected up to that Point. Work of the Iron trestle at twin Hills is progressing nicely and will be finished in the coarse of a few Days. W. Haydn Woodside for prothonotary. Tiie office for prothonotary which was left open at Trio Republican county convention of saturday was filled yesterday morning by the Olio Ioe of w. Haydn attache of the morning news office. The Choice of a candidate saturday was left in the hands of a special committee consisting of t. J. Price and William Hauser who were to act in conjunction with county chairman James Foster. A Short conference was held monday morning when or. Woodside was decided upon As one in every respect qualified for the office who is popular with the Public Aud would Likely master up a Stroug sup port. Irs onal drag rapids or. And mrs. James Coldren of it. Carmel spoilt sunday with friends in this City. Mrs. John g. Waite spent sunday with friends in Milton. Or. And mrs. Harry Liml Gergor of West Chester Aro visiting Trio former a father Charles lit Borger West Mahoning Street. Or. Aud mrs. Arthur Amesbury and Sou Penn spent sunday wit i friends in Sli Mokin. Burgess w. G. Pursel and family spent sunday at Eagle Mere. Or. And mrs. William Worth eau East Danville have returned from a three months Western trip visiting Trio St. Louis exposition Aud cities in Kansas Nebraska Iowa Illinois and Ohio. Trio trip was much enjoyed. Or. And mrs. Charles Yorrick of Philadelphia Are guests of the parents of the former or. And mrs. Rash Yerrick West Mahoning Street. Mrs. A. M Diehl spent sunday at Harvey a Lake. Mrs. Titomas Vincent and two daughters loft yesterday for a visit with relatives at Nevada Iowa. Or. And mrs. Lewis Steinbrenner of Troy n. Y. Are guests at the Home of mrs. Annie Stoich Render front Street. Clark Mocloskey returned to Shenandoah yesterday after a Short visit in this City. Miss Bertha Yost of Sli Mokin is visiting friends in this City. Samuel Trumbower was a visitor in Catawissa yesterday. Ralph Fonlk of Easton is visiting relatives in this City. Wellington Atn Mercian of Softli Danville is transacting business at Altoona. John Isonhart was in Sun Hnry yesterday. J. F. Tooley transacted business in Sun Hnry yesterday. William Koons of Northumberland transacted business in this City yesterday. Miss May Crawford of Milton spent yesterday with friends in this pity. Mrs. Andrew Yodor Aud two daughters of Philadelphia last evening arrived at this City for a visit at the Home of d. J. Rogers East front Street. Mrs. D. R. Williams returned Home last evening from a visit to Bradford. Mrs. Arthur Baboon and two children Daniel and Beatrice of Harrisburg Klin Mir it Usu a a a a a a a in for a visit at the Home of f. H. Vane an. F. J Hartman transacted business in yesterday. J. V. Wilson returned last evening from a trip to a Louisburg. Rev. Edward Haughton and wife returned last ovo Piug from Atlantic pity. M. H. Sell ram was a visitor in Berwick yesterday. District attorney Ralph Kisner was Bloomsburg visitor yesterday. Miss m. Florence Moyer is spending a few Days in Danville. Miss Moyer is a graduate of several conservatories of music. She is a granddaughter of prof. F. C. Moyer of the Freeburg College of music. Banker j. B. Watson transacted business in Scranton yesterday. Miss Edna Reed of this City left for a visit to Philadelphia and Atlantis City yesterday. Miss Alico Small spent yesterday with Bloomsburg friends. Lafayette Foust visited friends in Bloomsburg yesterday. Stones arrive for new Bridge. Two car loads of Stone for Trio sub struck no of the River Bridge arrived at South Danville yesterday Aud Are being unloaded. The Stone Are from Curwensville Clearfield county. They Are dressed and ready to be Laid in Placo in the pier or abutment. In a very few Days time the foundation for both pier and abutment will be ready Aud the Mason work will begin the timbers for another Crane the third thus far erected yesterday were taken ont to the second pier Eliote the Crane will be Sot up today or tomorrow. The operation of the Largo steam Crane in razing the abutment proves is no More Michael tier Nev who underwent an operation for appendicitis at St. Josephus Hospital Baltimore Friday died at that institution saturday night. The deceased left this City for Baltimore on to misday accompanied by or. Stock of this City. To had been in poor health for several weeks. On last monday to quit work and daring a few Days following symptoms of appendicitis developed. An operation was performed in St. Joseph s Hospital on Friday morning but the Case had progressed rapidly towards a fatal termination. A Telegram received in this City Friday afternoon explained that there was 110 Hope whatever for the patient s recovery and that death was Only a question of time. On saturday morning or. Stock returned to Danville. Saturday evening a message was received by j. F. Tooley which stated that the afflicted Runau was rather More than holding his own. This was much better news than expected and it inspired some Hope among the friends in this City. A second message however which was received about 2 p. M. Yesterday stated that or. Tierney was dead the end too hiring about 10 20 of clock the night before. The deceased was 41 years of age and single. To was a native of Louisville ky., where a sister and other relatives survive. He was a skillful stove Moulder and at the time of his de Atli was a member of the firm of Tierney amp Hooley a partnership which was formed last Winter. To was quiet Aud retiring in disposition courteous in manner and had a very Large Circle of friends who Are much grieved to learn of his death. Officers elected. At the regular monthly meeting of the directors of the y. M o. A.,held 011 tuesday evening Trio following officers were elected to serve for Trio coming year president h. B. Schultz vice president. O. R. Schilling Secretary Beverly muss Linau treasurer w. V. Oglesby. Engineer Danner yesterday was completing a Survey of East Market Street j an iut resting sight Aud is watched by and As soon As the track is finished As a Good Olally people during tie Day far As the canal of Mill Street the rom Tab approx Ali to the old Bridge work of grading Market Street will be a bib is to of Ollie Point of Vantage to Gin. The completion of the line was held Back by the non arrival of the engines for the Power Hnnson. Nevertheless a representative of this paper last evening was Assort d that two weeks from next saturday trolley ears will lie Mil oing Between Danville and blooms Burg. Be found. The false work under the old Bridge will be completed today and by the end of the week there will be Little left of the Southern Span. The base Ball season is Wane. Now 011 the death of Frank Ethridge. Frank Ethridge until recently Boss roller in the 12-Iuch Mill of the beading Iron works at this place died in tie St. Joseph s Hospital Reading on saturday. The sad news was conveyed to this City by Telegram during saturday afternoon. The deceased was a Young Man still single. He was a native of Reading where his parents a brother Aud other relatives beside. He was a capable Young Man skillful As a roller and had held a position in the Plant Here for a couple of years. He was a Well informed and intelligent Young Man of pleasing personality Aud was Well liked about the Mill. The news of his death saturday caused much the Gret. The deceased a Boarder at h Baldy was removed to Reading on to inst the 10th. Death of mrs. Pullen. Mrs. Hugh Garnett Pullen of Rochester n. A. Died at the residence of her sister mrs. Harry s. Barrett Binghamton on Friday morning. September 2. Mrs. Pullon was a sister of mrs. Arthur h. Woolley of this City and during her several visits Here Mado a Host of friends who sympathize deeply with the family in their sad lie Reave meet. Fording the River. A considerable number of persons Are fording the River at present owing to Trio poor time made by the ferry. Not Only heavy wagons hut several buggies yesterday forded the Stream. The water is now about As Low As at any time this season and Evon Row boats must adhere closely to Trio Olian Nel in order to effect a crossing. Michael Tierney whose de Atli Oconor red at Baltimore saturday night was consigned to his last resting place in St. Josephus cemetery this pity yesterday morning. The remains upon being brought to Danville monday morning were taken to the residence of John Hooley Hemlock Street partner of tile deceased whence yesterday morning the body was removed to St. Josephus Catholic Church where services wore conducted at o clock. The funeral was largely attended among those Wiio followed the body into the Church being some sixty members of the Iron moulders Union of which the deceased was a member. The pall bearers were chosen exclusively from the Union while the f a a r in g to in pan v n a Ftfe Ivy a a i. I p fire was formerly employed As Well As the works of Tierney amp Hooley were cob de Down All Day ont of respect to the deceased. Rev. Father of Reilly conducted the services which were very impressive consisting of a Sermon and High requiem mass. Father o Reilly spoke at length Over the body drawing from the life of the deceased a very Usefof Lossou for those whose journey through the world is not yet completed and who have life s temptations to overcome. The honorary pall bearers were Joseph . W. Fetterman Michael Mchale Theodore Baker George Carodiskey and Michael Ryan. The Active pall bearers were Fred Baker James Powers William Dewar Thomas Kear Richard Hooley and James Jacobs. A Strong Effort was made to locate some relatives especially a sister of the deceased who is supposed to live in Louisville ky., but it was All to no purpose. A Telegram placed in the lands of the chief of police of Louisville brought no response whatever Aud As Mill idol Tierney had died with out the ministration of any of his Kindred so he was Laid to rest where Only Tii Ose who knew him in later years could follow him to Trio grave and there was not one relative to shod a tear above him. Transferring the Gable. Superintendent Healey of the United Telephone company with a Force of linemen yesterday finished the removal of the Cable from the poles erected last Spring just above the Bridge to the new poles planted last Wook farther up the Stream. The messenger wire was also released from the High pole on the South Side of tiie River and permitted to drop into the Stream. Today it will be taken off the pole at this Side after which two poles themselves will be Tak a sity of removing Trio Cable involves Good Deal of Woik owing to the number of wires that have to to taken care of during Trio Transfer. New buildings completed of the four new buildings at the Hospital for the insane designed to accommodate the lavatory system two Are wholly completed. These Are connected with the water Aud the sewer system of the institution Aud Are ready for occupancy. The third building is practically completed while the fourth will be finished next week. The four annexes Are All counterparts of Eracli other four stories in height containing 011 each floor a Central corridor which is a continuation of the corridor of the main building. On the right Side each Annex contains several apartments consisting of Wash room an apartment containing sinks &c., on the left Side Are Bali room and clothes room the latter containing a dry room besides ample Sli Elving divided into compartments for laundered clothing which accommodates sixty patients. Each of the buildings is plastered to correspond with the main building. They Are of Superior construction throughout theoretically fire proof and modern in All their appointments. The exterior Wall is of Brick furred with two Inch tile to prevent dampness. The partitions Are All built of four Inch hollow tile making the Walls dry and Light. The floors Are Laid in Cement or Fiat Arches supported a steel beams. The wainscoting a a of Cement furnished with Cement Cap and base. The Walls arc finished in three Coats of plaster. The Woodwork shows up very nicely and is one of the finest features being finished in Brown Ash the doors veneered. The plumbing is strictly sanitary Aud modern throughout. A feature in the construction of the buildings is a a a plumbers a vent a or pipe Shaft which extends from the first floor to the top of each in which every bit of plumbing in the building is contained and which can to reached from any of the floors by merely unlocking a door. The new buildings were designed wit i the object in View of adding to the facilities for escape in Case of fire. At each of the annexes is an outside fire escape taking in All for stories. A heavy wire screen enclosing the fire escape from the top of the building to the ground insures safety in passing Down in Case of fire. Each of the annexes contains a steel fire curtain which i can be dropped so As to shut off the main building which is not fire proof and where a fire would be the most Likely to occur. In such an into the Bre proof Annok Aba a or ii the steel curtain shut out the flames the unfortunates would be leisurely conducted Down the fire escapes. The monthly meeting of the trustees for the Hospital for the insane occurs today when the two buildings completed will be taken off the contractors bands if approved. They will be put into immediate use As they Are Ruoli needed to relieve the overcrowded state of the Hospital. There Are 1192 patients crowded into the institution notwithstanding that the Hospital Lias capacity for but 800. The of loess of patients Are obliged to sleep in the corridors of the building and Are taken care of As Well As circumstances will permit. The space in the main buildings at present occupied by the Bath rooms Wash rooms Aud the like after the lavatory system is removed to the annexes can All be utilized As sleeping rooms. The space gained however will be inadequate to furnish rooms for half of Tii Ose at present sleeping in the Halls. The now buildings were begun on the 12th of october last. Work How Evor went very slowly during the Winter owing to the severe weather. During the entire time that building was in Progress o. W. Speeze of Wilkos Barre had charge and the 00m-Pletiou of the handsome structures reveals How Well and How thoroughly lie has done his work. Burden Falls on ferry Street. Bushmen Drivers of delivery wagons and others Are experiencing a hard time of it at pro sent with both Mill Street and Church Street Cut off from travel. Ferry Street Lias become a Busy thoroughfare As it is the Only Avenue West of Railroad Street open Between the North and South sides of town. Including Railroad Street Tipiere Are Only two Cross streets open and in order to drive to any advantage a person must be pretty Well acquainted with the alleys and byways. A discouraging feature about it is that the condition is one not Likely to he re lived very soon. The fall House cleaning tear up will soon begin. Funeral of j. D. Howery. J. D. Howery was consigned to the grave in Fairview cemetery of saturday afternoon. The funeral was private. Trio services were conduct of by Rev. John Sherman pastor of the first Baptist Church. The Keystone Quartetti by miss Ida Keohler rendered a Lead kindly Light and some Sweet the pall bearers were d. R. Will iams or. E. A. Carry Joseph Neal l. Sidler w. A. Sechler Aud Hon. R. S. Ammerman. Revisiting his native county. W. O. Blee of Santa Ana California is visiting at the Home of Wellington Rote 858 ferry Street. Or. Blee is a brother of mrs. Rote Aud a son of mrs. Mary Blee of this City. He was born in Derry township this of duty Vint left for the West in 1872. He was East in 1871,but the present is his first visit in the Long interim of 28 years following. Or. Blee is much devoted to California and dwells with enthusiasm of the delightful climate there the variety of products Aud the wonderful Fertility of the soil. Job printing the office of the american being 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 description labor dal labor Day was very generally observed in this City monday. There was a general shut Down of All our industries. The workmen on the state Highway leading to Mandalo although largely composed of italians also took a Day off Aud proceeded to enjoy themselves according to their own ideas and inclinations. The employees of Caldwell Barry and Leonard Bridge contractors and the hands employed on the Danville and Bloomsburg Street railway company alone remained at work. The two above firms Are very anxious to Complete their contracts within a specified time and need every Day for their work. The stores were open during the morning but were generally closed during the afternoon and evening. The first stir occurred Early in the morning when the knights of the Golden Eagle Aud their friends some two Hundred Strong accompanied by Stoesz band made their Way to the p. Amp r. Station to take the 8 of clock special train for Lewisburg where the order held a big Celebration yesterday. The Parade of the a. A. Of i. S. And t. W. Was a most creditable affair and was by no Means the least successful of the several interesting features of its annual picnic. There were two Hundred members of the Union in line. The Parade was headed by the Mechanicsville band. Several lodges of organized labor were represented. First came the bricklayers Union which was represented by a dozen members All Clad in White overalls. Next came the stove monsters some fifteen in number followed by a representation from the p. L. Brewery consisting of eight men of horseback and dressed in Bine overalls and blouses All wearing Caps. Immediately after the mounted men came the big brewery Wagon drawn by four horses Aud loaded with empty kegs. The a. A. Of i. S. And t. W. Brought up the rear Aud were preceded by the Washington drum corps. The Parade forming at the armory moved no Mill Street As far As the canal where a counter March was made. The Parade in addition to Mill Street took in lower Mulberry Street ferry and Center streets. The Columbia county agricultural association decided on saturday to secure the services of the Bloomsburg Catawissa Berwick Sunbury and ninth regiment bands to furnish the music on Tho different Days of the fair. For Mary a Packer Hospital. Thirty four dollars were realized for the Mary m. Packer Hospital by the ladies of lower Mulberry Street who held a festival in the Market stand at j. R. Walleze a property on tuesday the showing is considered a most excellent one considering the state of the weather which was uncomfortably Cool. Had the night been warm so As to make ice Cream a positive luxury the ladies would have realized handsomely. As it stands they would like to make the contribution to the Hospital a Rood fifty dollars and they purpose leaving the fund open until monday hoping to receive contributions that will raise the sum to that amount. Contributions can be placed in the hands of either of the ladies who compose the committee mrs. Anna Mccoy mrs. Emma Woods mrs. Joseph Jones or mrs. John Patton. The ladies through the columns of the morning news desire to extend thanks to the Public for their patronage to j. R. Walleze for the use of his Market stand and to Stoesz band for the excellent music discoursed of the spot. Oul Yert at tie Hospital. The Culvert in the canal at the Hospital for the insane taking place of the Bridge at that Point is approaching completion. The work is being done exclusively by the patients and does not proceed very rapidly. Tiie number employed at no time exceeds about Twenty men and these work Only four hours per Day Between 8 30 Aud 10 30 in the Forenoon and 1 30 Aud 3 30 in the afternoon. The patients enjoy the exercise very much. What Ever their pet delusions May be these Are All thrown aside for the time being and the insane men become Road builders. The attendants in charge some three or for in number Piave a easy time of it As their charges Are wholly absorbed in their work and Are Little disposed to talk. The Culvert when completed will be _ great improvement reducing the Steep Grade at that Point to a level. Peculiar Accident. By the explosion of a tin can containing hot tomatoes mrs. James Mcbride residing near Rupert was severely burned about the face and eyes monday evening. Mrs. Mcbride was causing tomatoes Aud was sealing one of the cans when suddenly exploded throwing the hot liquid into her face. The services of _ physician were necessary to dress the bums which Are quite serious District convention of y. M. 0. A. A District convention of the y. M. A. Will be held in Jersey Shore in november and promises to be a very interesting event. The sessions will Egin on Friday november 4, Aud will continue for two Days. Jersey Shore is a part of the fourth District of Pennsylvania Aud tie District includes the associations of Danville Bloomsburg Sunbury Milton Tyrone lock Haven Clearfield and other nearby towns

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