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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - September 20, 1906, Danville, PennsylvaniaA hone paper a for hie Home i lit circulation of tins paper is increasing rapidly it will pay you a a advertise in the american. Us >ckipti0n$1 per be for m in in. Ii. .1knnimjs, i Mist. T v r 1/ i a r a 104 Mill St jul Hville a a a i \ my i i 2. Mill to. Dan Urb i a. Tin Umili and intestines Fri �ltv10m� is i it news. Inn Tiu t ii i into already Lias two t ii a a in mis in Oji ration. I or j i a a -11011111 personally study i m tin it in a in n and tin ,. V it i 11��. In Liilo Iti a my to Harrisburg on Dot a a tier 4th? m inn a d Retreat of general Huu Iutin is a rate Nelv noted. I \ in in in of Samuel tit k 11 a of i m if to a i two \ its and omit Iii de to pay to. T r a High ling $4�hi in tax Money Mau in Quot Ful eos into fails Are to no 1 id Ilii ii Lio it Ali estate. The. It to w t Lav receipt is for Turate i a. A a Iii i i had or n weak Man Trygui. I it religion j4.tin . 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G a in of a a ii Wanh to Der. My a jury in the court room a it in Ali sort Sali Lav aug Erie Law k. Of count s Mot t a it it mini. Of. 11/. N w a a i a i with a sinking Eli which terminated in his a a11 n Sunder afternoon. A this country will no via a Hli anti rely Freh until ii suppl Iii allot its own demands wit 11 its own a of. �o2--no us Danville. I�?Ta., Mill us a so pm pm 20, 1000. Established in 1855 ii s the Liotino of or. And mrs. George a. Meyers Walnut Street was the scene of an interesting Home wedding yesterday when their Niece miss Helen Maude freeze became the Bride of Benjamin Arudt or. The ceremony was performed at i p. M by the Kev. J. Nelson pastor of the lutheran Church of Catawissa before a Small company of invited guests representing the two immediate families. The newly wedded couple left on the 4 i train for a trip to Roanoke a. They will he at Home after october 6th at no. 336 Walnut Street. Among those present at the wedding were or and mrs. Alien Harmit father and Mother miss lil an Arudt sister and Benjamin Barndt a Grandfather of the Groom All of Catawissa also or. And mrs Oliver Johnson of this City. The Bride is a most highly esteemed and popular Young lady of our town and has Hall her Home with her Uncle ill aunt or. And mrs. Meyers practically jail her life. The Groom who came from Catawissa holds a position As clerk at the p. Amp k. Station. He is capable Young Man and likewise esteemed and of William p. Clark. William p. Lark a widely known and esteemed resident of Kush town ship departed this life at his Home near Little liar aug Creek at 8.301 o clock saturday morning after a Long siege of illness. The deceased was aged 70 years 1� months and j Days. He was born at Union Corner about two Miles Distant from the spot where he died. When an infant 0 months old he was taken to the Homestead farm and therein a Swient his subsequent life. He was a a a a adm and in Statial citizen he served for Many years As school direr i tor although he never sought political honors. Over five years ago or Clark was i stricken with paralysis. Since then to i has been entirely helpless. Through i out the Long interval however lie was never better than the Friday evening j preceding death. On that occasion in was wheeled in his chair out to the stip Ier table and partook of the meal with the rest of the family. About 11 o clock Friday night he was taken worse and lingered until saturday morning when he passed away. The deceased was a widower his w preceding him to the grave Over Twenty years ago. He is survived by five children Isaac of near Guio Corner William h., of Bush town hip Sallie j. Mrs. Thomas Kames of roaring Creek and Calvin and miss Margaret w to reside at Home Arthur b. Smith of upper Marlborough Maryland departed this life at in 10 o clock saturday night at the Home of Lafayette Sechler Kipps run. My his death i it one of the Saddest that has taken place in this Vicinity in a Long time. The deceased who was a Nephew of mrs. Sechler came North about the first of july to s feud his school vacation. About five weeks ago he was taken ill of typhoid fever. He had nearly passed through the siege and seemed Oil a fair Way to recover when about ten Days ago he suffered a re lapse. From that Date his condition became critical. On Friday Homie was abandoned. The deceased was the son of or and mrs. A b. Smith of Marlborough Maryland. W. B. Smith the father is a native of this place but for some 20 years has resided at Marlborough where he holds the office of Register of wills. Arthur was i i years of age. He was a very promising Young mail and was much beloved by his associates having Many friends among the Young people of this Vicinity where he frequently visited. Last year he was at school in front Boyal. Ya., and was preparing for a Law course. Besides his parents he is survived by a brother Norman 16 years of age. Arthur b. Smith of upper Maibor Ough md.,whose sad death of typhoid fever was noted monday was consigned to the grave in Odd Fellows cemetery tuesday afternoon. The funeral which took place from Christ episcopal Church at 3 of clock was preceded by a Short service at tin residence of Lafayette Sechler Kipps ban where death occurred. Bev. John Sherman pastor of the first Baptist Church officiated at the re Tidence in the Church Bev Edward Haughton conducted the service. The pall hearers were six Young men from town Robert Jacobs Randall Jacobs Ellis Lando Fil Arles Hartt John Kaso and Blaine James. The Flowers were Beautiful comprising Many tributes from individual friends. Among those from out of town who attended the funeral were or. And mrs. W. B Smith father and Mother and Norman Smith brother of the deceased and or. And mrs. Kline of beading. The cinder roadbed on Bloom Street which affords hard driving under any circumstances is considered unfit to be driven by funerals. Where it can he done Centre Street is used. On the or Casion of the funeral tuesday the cortege drove up East Market Street to Railroad Street thenkeo out that thoroughfare by the p. A r. Station emerging on Bloom Road above the fashioned darn raising. The farm of Emanuel Sidler Valley town hip was the scene of an old fashioned a Ham raising a monday tie True Ture being Huilt taking the i n e of tin Fine Haru on the premises by lightning in july. Over half a Hundred men were pres a lit and no greater amount of Good work was Ever accomplished at any a frolic of it it kind. By night the huge inns verse frames of the new barn a re raised into position and from now i the we try will rapidly and easily Progress toward completion with 1 out any help other than from the Reg ular Force of Rar enter employed. The modern method of a raising Quot barns and similar buildings is by Means of a Large Derrick erected on the so get at considerable labor and expense. In the old fashioned a barn raising Quot however the United strength of Many w Illing hands totally discounts modern 1 methods of car entry anti in a single a Lav or a fraction of Only a non Mal Cost work is accomplished that would otherwise require any amount of preparation and expense. In the Rural communities where a feeling of neighbors lines prevails beyond what town people can easily conceive of a barn raisings along with other pit Avant customs will linger for Many years to come. Charles Arnwine of West Hemlock township is building or. Sidler Sharu a noteworthy fact is that much a a i the Timber used that at least com i to-1 n g the Frame was grown on or. Sidler a own farm and was cat up into the pie. Is needed by John White s mgt Talde saw Mill temporarily installed i the farm buildings erected in tin was from Timber growing on the pot were common enough in the past hut Are very rare nowadays after tin More strenuous work of the Quot raising had been completed the whole a nip any was directed Toa table fifty a a a t in length spread under the to it it s and loaded Down with As Tine a dinner As the country could produce it i needless to add full Justice was Doue to the excellent meal red i ripped maw k. Harry Weaver b f i. No. 5, on saturday shot a red tipped Hawk measuring a a 4 inches from tip to tip the red tip red variety of Hawks Are rather uncommon in this Section and Are very destructive to game and domesticated new armory. The Corner Stone of Bitt Stout a new armory was Laid on thursday w Ith informal ceremonies. I Bis will he the first of the line of armoires to be built by the state Goodrich Rost receives invitation the commander Ami members of Goodrich Post no. 22, o. A. R., have received an invitation to participate in the dedicatory exercises of the state Cape Tol at Harrisburg. The communication was read at the last meeting of the Post 011 monday night hut no fur tier action was taken at that time owing to tie pressure of other business. The invitation will he taken up at the next meeting monday night. Meanwhile the members will decide whether or not they want to attend. Unquestionably a fair proportion of the Post will want to he present at so distinguished 1111 event and those who go will attend in a body. The Honor is highly appreciated by the Post and it is pretty certain that the action taken later will show the gratitude of the members. Company of 12th regiment n. J. P., last week was notified that it had been designated As one of the two companies to represent the twelfth regiment at the dedication of the Cape Tol on thursday october 4th.a record breaker. Yesterday considering the time of year seemed to be a record breaker for heat and general discomfort. Every one was heard to Register some sort of a protest. The employees of the Mills and foundries had an especially hard time of it. Mercury nearly reached the no Mark during the afternoon and Low temperature continued during the night. Formerly the nights were Cool hut now even that Comfort has been taken away from us. People generally Are hoping for rain which naturally would inaugurate different weather base Ball scores american league athletics 4 Chicago 3. Washington 1 Cleveland 3. New York 3 St. Louis 11. Boston 2 Detroit l National league St. I Jour a 5. Philadelphia 4 St. Louis 0 Philadelphia 4. Pittsburg 5 new York 5 Chicago 3 Boston 4. Cincinnati 3 Brooklyn 2. Cincinnati 0 Brooklyn 1.band instruments arrive. The instruments for the new hand at Exchange have arrived. They Are of the finest make and material and the musicians Are justly proud fifire first practice under the Able direction of prof. Turbotville took place tuesday evening. The Republican conferees of this state senatorial District in session at Williamsport yesterday unanimously nominated a w. of looms Burg. The conference yesterday the fourth that has Iteen held convened at 11 o clock in the Williamsport Republican club rooms three ballots were taken without breaking the deadlock Sullivan and Lycoming county conferees voting for Harry s. Meyers esq., of Williamsport and the Montour and Columbia county conferees supporting a. W. Any. Adjournment was then taken until afternoon. At 2 of clock the conference again convened and three More ballots failing to break the deadlock another Short recess was taken. After Thi recess balloting was resumed and on the 14th ballot one of the Sullivan conferees voted for Duy giving him the nomination. On motion that nomination was made unanimous. The conferees from Montour county were Curtis Cook John Roberts and John to $50 my died a i ramp. Heir to $50, 100, death Cut off his knowledge of it and Joe Glye Niser better known As Joe Whitehead was buried in the potters Field at Shamo Kiu. The mails Lead body was discovered thursday morning last in the Luke Fidler Colliery. Friendless and Jie Iii less i was cried for by the Shamokin poor Hoard. Scarcely a week later comes the news that a family of Springfield who often befriended him during his forlorn existence has received word that he is heir to $50,000. When Joe was a lad ten or twelve years his father John Glye Niser an Iron worker in this City secured a Good offer to go to a Mexico mid work in a smelter. Joe smother went to a a hut the Hoy was wayward and would not. Go with them. In the Day they were to depart he ran away and then his parents gone began his lifelong tramp role. John Glye Niser amassed a considerable Fortune by a Lucky investment in Copper mines and left All to his wife. The woman s death made the tramp who breathed his lat in the pump House heir to a moderate Fortune i thy the time attorneys Hail located him at Shamokin it was too late for him to enjoy court. On next monday september court will Convene in this Eirv. The term carries with it Especial interest As the Case of Commonwealth is Peter diet Rich in which the jury disagreed in june will come up for second trial. Dietrich has passed through quite a ordeal since the trial. He has had almost four months of close confinement during the hottest season of the year in addition to which he has had the heavy Burden of is Jense to he h is borne up bravely and seems in Good condition to stand the second trial. In addition to the Dietrich murder Case there is another homicide Case that of Commonwealth is. Clarence Carr the Hoy who is accused of push ing another lad George fan naught into the old soaking pit at the steel Plant with the result that the latter boy was drowned. He likewise has spent the Long interim in jail. The Commonwealth cases Art Only about a dozen in number and include in addition to the above one in which the charge is perjury. The rest Are Only trivial in their nature. The civil list contains the two Fleishman trespass eases which Promise to become unique in the history of Montour county court. They have been dragging along for Many years and there is Little probability that they will he tried at the next term. Olio of the cases is Simon Fleishman is. Paul p. Swe Sitck and the other Simon Fleish ii Iau is. Michael Breckbill sheriff of Montour county. The Case is remark ably entangled and the task of meting out Justice to tie several parties involved will be a task that will give the court plenty to do. Simon Fleishman w to owned a Stock of dry goods had a difference with or. Swetek who owned the building ill which the store was kept the sheriff in the performance of his duties became involved. Meanwhile the Stock of goods representing Many Hundred dollars is stored in the sheriff s office in the court House which gives that sedate apartment somewhat the appearance of a cheap clothing store lit All tie years in which tin eases have been lending the Moth and lust have left their Trace on the clothing which Are now probably Only Worth a fraction of what they were when moved from the store to the sheriffs operation. Mrs. A liar Les Shires sr., of Straw Berry Ridge underwent an operation at tie Williamsport Mph Dye. A i morning word from the Ijo a. I a i it t evening was to the eff i that the up a ration had been most a Nemess Fol. Edward eni mors of in or town Montgomery county Ware in lev found guilty of Oll uting the be Hull kill River by having the sewage from his manufacturing Plant discharge therein a motion for a new trial has been overruled. L a i or. Nil mrs. James j. Clemens of Philadelphia Are visiting at tin Home of mrs. Matilda sheriff. East Market Street. Miss Stella Beaver of this City spent sunday at the Home of her parents near Washin Touville. Miss Maragret j. Bobbins of roaring Creek spent sunday with her parents near Washin Touville. Mrs. Harry Harding and son Harry of Watson Tow ii. And miss Ellla Harding of Washington 1. C., have returned after a visit at the Home of Viola Young Ash Street. Or. And mrs. Ernest c. Rogers of Smihura spent sunday with relatives in this City. Miss May Boone of St Claire and miss Maggie Mowrer of 3 Rivers Michigan Are guests at the Home of or. And mrs Jonathan Sweisfort Mill Street John Reppert and daughter Misc Mary Heim Bach have returned Home from a visit with relatives in Berks county. William i. Laumaster is spending a week in Danville after having completed an evangelistic engagement in Philadelphia. Mrs. Susan Forred of new York City is Vining at the Home of mrs. Andrew magi 11, Asli Street. Miss Emma Coolbaugh has returned to Kingston after a visit with miss Alice guest front Street mrs. John Clapp of Binghamton new York and miss Ella store of Dallas Texas Are guests at the Home or. And mrs. Arthur ii Woolley West Market Street. Or. And mrs. John Holland and son Thomas have returned to a Denver Colorado after a visit with relatives in this City. Misses Nelda Jacobs Emma Dunn and Clara Jacobs of Hazleton arrived yesterday afternoon for a visit at tin Jacobs Home on West Market Street. Or. And mrs. William Chamberlin and sons William and John a Torres Dalo will arrive today for a few Days visit at the Rea Home on West Market Street. Miss Katherine Frantz of Wilkes Barre will arrive today for a visit with miss Mary Holloway Bloom Street. Mrs Harry Culp has Lett for Mifflin Hurt where she w ill make her Home in the future. Joseph shirks omit yesterday with Sun Biry friends. John Kase returned to Bult Knell University at Lew Isburg yesterday after pending his vacation at the Home of his . And mrs w. E Kase Bloom it treat. Miss Margaret Keubler of Sahury is a guest at the Home of or. And mrs George a. Rossman Pine Street. M iss Maine Beaver returned to Philadelphia yesterday after a visit at the Home of her parents or. And mrs. Jesse Beaver Pine Street. Mrs. J. M. Radar left yesterday for a visit w Ith friends in Berwick. Lee Kaufman of Elysburg was a visitor in this City yesterday in readiness for accidents the Reading station in this City has been furnished by the general superintendent with Small boxes of emergency supplies to be used in Case of Accident. The Little boxes Are about six inches in length and four inches High Ami wide. They contain Gauze compresses Gauze bandages Linen bandages court plaster safety pins etc., and completo instructions As to How each article should he used in Case of Accident. One of these will be kept on baud hereafter in every station engine House Yard office freight caboose switch Tower and wreck train All along the company s line Ami will doubtless he highly appreciated by the crop of buckwheat. Reports from different sections indicate that the buckwheat crop which is one of tin standbys of this Section will he unusually Short this season Ami Lla probabilities Are that the toothsome buckwheat Rake will be a greater luxury than Ever. The Farmers in All sections complain that the buckwheat is not filie and that it will not yield More than a third of a crop. With the prospects of a Long cold Winter before us the Outlook is anything hut Bright. It is to be i Iommi that these predictions As Toa shortage in the buckwheat crop will prove untrue and that every one will have an Opportunity to have All the cakes they at Rushtown a number of Young people were delightfully entertained at a fruit sup per on tuesday evening at the Home i i and mrs John Eckert at Rush to i. An enjoyable evening w As spent by All. Those present were misses Mary Ruth Grace and m Arlha Camp Lill Gertrude and Reta Eekman Martha Ami tin Tonii Hummer Ami a Eckerl messes w. \ a Cmpbell i Giornas Lia poll Charles r Gulick Joseph Hummer Ami Paul Eckert one Way to enjoy life is to keep sunny. All open Lieut in which two Young people from this City were the principals was nipped in the Hud yesterday when the Mother of the girl apprehended the pair at Grovania. The girl Ada Messer daughter of mrs. William Messer East Market Street has been receiving attention All this summer from a Young Man Sidney Foust also of Danville. Saturday night Ada disappeared from Home and All efforts Oil tin part of mrs. Messer to locate her proved Navail ing. Tuesday mrs. Messer Learned that her daughter Hail called on their dressmaker and had taken away with her a dress recently finished. Yesterday morning mrs. Messer end favored to have a warrant sworn out for the Young Man for enticing her away from Home hut was unable to secure the paper As the evidence was insufficient. Before she reached Home after her trip to the office of the Justice she was informed that her daughter in com Pauy with Foust had been seen Mak ing their Way up Bloom Street. She found at Home that Ada had taken advantage Kcf her absence to enter the House pack some belongings in a suit Case Ami depart. Mrs. Messer then More determined than Ever set out on the Trail of the runaways. At the trolley terminus on Mill Street she was informed by the Road employees that a couple answering to her description had been seen by them about 3 Miles out of Danville walking up Bloom rail. She boarded the car and at the farm of g. V. Mowrey at Grovania she espied the Youthful pair at the pump getting a drink. She alighted from the ear Ami took Stern charge of Ada bringing her Back to Danville on the next car Down. Ada Messer is 16 years >11, but notwithstanding her tender age she is a most determined lass. She positively refused to Tell her Mother anything of her intentions in leaving Home and even refused to say whether or not she in already married to Young Foust. It is a supposition however in the mind of mrs. Messer that while Hei daughter was away Over sunday the couple went to some Placo in new York stat and were will visit Republican state ticket will comprise party. Sex mayor of Philadelphia Edwin s. Stuart. Republican candidate for governor and All of the Republican candidates on the state ticket will visit Sunbury on next Monda a afternoon. Republican county chairman Bas Tress. Of Mtcarmel and his assistants Are making the arrangements but definite plans Liao not been Given out yet As All the arrangements concerning the reception to be Given the party have not been completed. With or. Stuart the following will also appear. Robert s. Murphy of Cambria county candidate for lieutenant governor Robert k Young of Tioga county who is running for auditor general Henry Houck of Lebanon candidate for Secretary of internal affairs. On saturday afternoon the party will be at lock Haven Ami in the evening will address a Large meeting at Wil Lianas Mirt. From Sunbury they will go to Shamokin on monday evening at which place tier will be a big Parade bands of music and lots of fire takes her . Worry Over an impending Law suit drove mrs. Joseph Hal lick a Well known resident of Trevorton to suicide tuesday. A few weeks ago mrs. Hallick became the plaintiff in a against contractor Murphy of Trevorton and since that time she has thought of nothing else. The first indication that she had committed the rash act was when Sebastian Chacich happened to pass tin Home which is located in the Eastern part of Trevorton glanced in and saw the woman suspended by the neck from a rope which was secured to nails driven in the door Jam Between the basement Kitchen and cellar. She had not. Even thought to close the door leading to the Street. Chacich Cut the body Down and at once raised an alarm. Several hurried to or. Larks office hut when lie arrived in found her past human help. The method of self destruction used by the woman must Lyvo been calmly Ami deliberately planned. She drove five 10-Penny nails into the door Jam and then securely tying a clothes line to Tho nails stepped up on a Low chair thing the other enl of tin Rosie around her neck. Then she kicked the chair from under her. Death was due to strangulation. The body was still warm when discovered by a Chaniah so that she could not have been hanging More than fifteen minutes. The unfortunate woman was 33 years of age and is survived by a husband and four children. Members of the Black hand society Are blamed with having dynamited a House in which two families of italians lived. The outrage occurred at old forge a mining Tow n located Uear Wilkes Barre. 1 that 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 t in these Days when tiie Law relating to automobiles is so strictly enforced the names of those owning machines who have been made to pay the a it ii Alty for exceeding Speed limit is simply legion. It is no a a out a very unpleasant and humiliating Erjie Riece to come to grief in this Way. It remains for the town of Shamokin to Allor a instance in which an automobile owner knows How to be philosophical even Good natured under the circumstances. On last sunday the Young Man who belongs to one of the most enterprising business firms of Shamokin ran through Danville with his automobile. Being from the Coal Region town where everything moves rapidly it is not surprising that to bowled through Danville at a Lively clip. On monday he received from chief Mincemoyer of our town a communication informing him that tie officer held a warrant for his arrest for exceeding Tho Speed limit of ten Miles per hour. Aul explaining to him that lie could facilitate matters and avoid further Auto sauce by forwarding a Check for twelve dollars which included Fine Ami costs. \ esterday chief of police Mincemoyer received a reply from Shamokin As follows j. Mincemoyer dear sir your communication received. I am unable to state at which 1 am most surprised your charge that i was speeding Over the limit or the fact that the old car could go Over 10 Miles an hour a fact of which i was heretofore doubtful. But its a ill wind that does not blow some one some Good. I expect to dispose of the car shortly and As Speed is the first and most essential requisite i will he Able to produce unimpeachable evidence that my car possesses Speed. Thanking you for the unsolicited favor i herewith enclose Check for $12 to balance account. Very sincerely yours chief Mincemoyer who is used to bickering and bitterness generally on such occasions was nearly dumbfounded by the Cool and witty reply and at once came to the conclusion that he was up against a True sportsmen. Yesterday the Shamokin Man received the following reply from Danville dear sir a i am in receipt of your Check for $12.00 for exceeding Speed limit. A we have a course of 100 Yards on Mill Street which you covered in ii seconds making the rate just 18.59 Miles per hour. Hoping that if you wish to sell your machine this will add to the Price you receive i am very truly yours j. Mincemoyer chief of polic Holland a Herman passes away he was Iii of consumption for Over a year funeral saturday. Holland s. Ammonium Sou of or. And mrs. L. S. Ammerman ferry Street departed this life after a years illness at 2 30 of clock yesterday afternoon. The cause of death was consumption. Tho deceased was 37 years of age. He was the Only child of his parents both of whom survive. The funeral we ill take place at 2 p. M. Saturday. Interment in Odd Fellows not satisfied. Tamaqua owns her own water works and yet she is not entirely Happy if the evening courier of that town knows what it is talking about. It of Plains that the Reservoir is full of muck and filth and that the Council instead of taking Steps to have the situation remedied has simply appointed a committee to look about. The courier declares that Tamaqua owes to the people to keep the water Supply pure and Clear from extraneous substances Quot. The sediment which is found in the water the courier fears if Analyse. Would be found to consist of sub sauces highly deleterious to the Public health. A a so far As water supplies go Danville has the Best in the s idea. The Chester times suggests that the City of Chester get a sign painted inscribed a a wanted�?200 tramps to clean the streets. A a if such a sign be placed at every Cross Road rear the City it is the opinion of the times that Chester will soon see the last of her tramp visitors. It says a a with a standing invitation to the tramp fraternity to come and Aid in the evolution of the City Beautiful and apply himself to civics Chester would rid itself of on of the barnacles to Thrift and Industry. Advertisement is a cure to a Nulter of ills. It will be found to he efficacious in the tramp evil. A a what a Good for Chester ought to be equally Good for other sections of the Commonwealth. Teachers of the West Washington Washington county schools have refused to sign a contract which contains a clause to the effect that if they quit teaching during the term they Are to lose one Mouths pay. Four italians on trial for murder in the Lancaster county court for the murder of a fellow countryman at at Glen Terc of monday convicted of murder in the first degree. The usual motion for a new trial has been made. The contest Over the River Road which in Oue form or another Lias been on foot for Over two years was very actively resumed yesterday when voluminous testimony was taken in support of exceptions filed to the viewers report vacating the above Road in the township of Mahoning. The exceptions Are carried Forward from the december term of court 1904, since which time the Road has been closed to travel. The Coute Miou of Mahoning township is that owing to inroads of the River which at intervals in the process of time obliterates the Roadway and makes it necessary to Purchase new ground the Road has become an unnecessary Burden on the township Ami should be vacated especially since a limited number of people Are accommodated. For the land none of which contains was held that As a private Road would suffice. The vacation of the Road in Mahoning township or that part Between the creeks Mouth and the Bridge Over the canal at lovers leap it is claimed will practically close the Extension of front Street Between Etters Alley and the creeks Mouth which lies within the Borough that this if licit hardship not Only of those who wish to use the River Road As a Short Cut but also on those who own building lots that abut of the Street All of which Are under cultivation. Since the View vacating the River Road the Extension of front Street has been practically abandoned and no move has been made to replace the Bridge Over the creeks Mouth that was destroyed by the ic6 Gorge. The entire spot is Over grown with Brush and weeds and the Road at some Points is nearly hidden. Those actively supporting the exceptions to the viewers report Are persons owning Laud abutting either on the Extension of front Street in the Borough or on the Road in Mahoning township or those who live in the lower end of the Borough who find it convenient to use the River Road. The spirit shown by these people at the hearing yesterday would indicate that they will leave no store unturned to win and will carry the fight through to a finish. They were represented by M. A Luckley and e. S. Gearhart an important Point of their Contention being that the viewers a Matthew sheep d. F. Gouger and James Ellis a As viewers inadvertently failed to live up to the letter of the Law. James Scarlet and Ralph Kisner appeared for the report and the sworn witnesses were examined and Cross examined in the most searching manner. Miss Foulk acted As stenographer. Former Burgess w. G. Pursell was the first witness sworn. He lives near the Street vacated by the report of Street in question he said is a part of the Street system of Danville. Or. Hinckley asked the witness what the effect would be if the Street were vacated and each of the property owners would decide to build fences Down to the Low Vater Mark of the River. The reply was that All below the first lot Toul a be shut off and have no outlet. Or. Scarlet interposed a vigorous objection to this As there was no Assumption that the present Road would not stand As a private Way. E. S. Miller Street commissioner was sworn. He has held his office for four years and has never known the Extension bet Veu Etters Alley and tiie Borough line to he obliterated or so badly washed that it could not be used. He admitted under Cross examination that when the River rises 18 feet the Road is inundated and that frequently by great floods the Road is put out of use altogether. William Vastire was the next witness. His resilience is located two squares Distant from the Road to be vacated. The testimony showed the property owners of the Road to be mrs. Fisher w. H. J. Blizzard Robert Morris Foust bros., w. A. Shep person Lloyd and Wilson Lamherson. Or. Vastine testified that in Case the Road were vacated the properties owned As above would be entirely Cut off and we Ould depreciate every much in value probably losing As much As one third. The latter Point of testimony was offered after or. Scarlet interposed an objection on the ground that the testimony was incompetent and irrelevant. Or. Vastire was present at the View of the Road of february 10,1905. They met lie said at Etters Alley. D. F. Gouger Oue of the viewers was indisposed and did not go Over the entire route Only As far As the creeks Mouth. The Only other time when or. Gouge was present at the proceedings was when the testimony was taken at the court House. Amos Vastine was sworn. He has been a member of Council for nine years six years of which he was of the committee of streets and Bridges. The front Street Extension he said has always been kept up by the Borough. He has known the Road for fifty years. It is not rendered impassable except when extraordinary hoods occur or when cakes Are deposited upon it. He was present when the View was made and testified that d. F. Gouger viewed Only part of the Road. H. B. De ii former Street comm is sooner gave testimony in line with the general facts adduced by others. Robert Morris a property owner continued on fourth Page
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