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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - September 21, 1906, Danville, PennsylvaniaLtd Luciy b c. To. intelligencer. Flo Tia but to truth to Lirk rtt an us to Moth swat of am a a Iba Baum it adm my i 4 Danville Montosi it Ointa. Ivv., fill Day Sel Temli Elk 21, 190 1. No Liau Bani Ili Baruz it. Or All of Tav a i ver John Tlle Riih i hone a t or a my mrs. George a m i strict was tin in int in tin Home wedding m he a n m inh Kris z Lam Anil the Riih a t i a ii a lit i it Arndt or. 1 a. Ltd in it in t pm a Formell at 3 p. In he the \ .1 no Sou pfc tor of tin a Ltd i a a Iasi. Before a mull of invited i quests two i ratau Diati i uni 1 a i we Soleil couple left on the 4 i i. Tram for a trip to id. V i the. V will lie at Home to. I ii. Of a i at no 33�� Walnut -1 re t Moug thoe present at the a it. Him. W. Or and mrs Allen i melt. Lim Rand Mother. Miss Lii voter and Benjamin Grandfather of the Grozoiu i it a also or and mrs. I of this cite. I most highly esteemed a i near Otma lady of on town. Itom with her Siwl i Meyers prac i la ill i. Life. Tie Groom who ,�?� in ii in i i. Hold a position Lerk it he i a k station he is a a Apah Nimg Man and likewise i. Ii a 1 a i l i Polar. Heath of u Illimani i. Clark. W ill Lam i Lark a widely known. I. -1-t in 1 re id it of Kush town hip of a it a Rte to this life at his Home not a Little Louring Crek at 8.30 i. K at ii la v morning after a Long Mege of ill. I he a i i was aged to years it Mouth a my a . Llo was Horn at t in a i i i i it two Miles Distant f t �1 Ali. Be lie died. When in i a idlis old in was Tak fun to Ali i a it and farm and there lie a 11 wat 1� a to tin i Iii autrial citizen. He a or Edlor Many years As school Dirac i i a Ith uus ii never sought a political honors a or Tiv \ or ago or a Tirk was tick eur wit i paralysis. Is Nee then lie i. A lie ii ent i Rel helpless. Through it tie i Quot ii. Interval How ver he was. Or better than tie i Ida evening Ding . On that of Hasioti he ,. Hair Quot it to the up i t i Siul Par Tichik of the meal w it. rest it the family a nut ii a i k i relay night lie was taken w i a Iid lingered a until saturday a ring when he passed away. I he of Eael a was a widower his w a pro Ltd my him to the grave Over two it year ago he is survived by he Lac. Of near Luion in rut William i., of Kush town i. Sallo j or. Thomas Linen a Koai reek ill tial Viu and Misa Margaret who reside at Home. <m�1 i fashioned Ham raising. I i. Tarm of Emanuel Sidler. Valley Tow a shop was tie scene of an old fashion in cd a Sharu raising monday the Structure being built taking the of the Tine Burn on the premises destroyed he lightning ill july. Over Hall a Hundred men were pre ent Ami no in at r a mount of Good work was Ever Aeed in Pili hed at any i in fits kind. By night the huge r i \ 11 i. S if 11> my h irn were Rai cd into posit Ion Ami from now on the work will rape Tlly and. Toward cd Misket iou wit ii a ,. Hel Liei than from the Reg alar for a a a a r Iron enters employed. Tie modern method of raising barns Wal similar buildings i he Means of Large Derrick re. To a a i on to a a spot at on Frabie l and expense in the i 11-1 Iosim barn raising Liow a or t he United to Eiith of Many willing hands totally i founts modern in Thod of carpentry and m a single la a a Fra Tion of Only a nominal to to work i accomplished that would other. Require any amount preparation and a a use in the Rural com i Iriti a. Re a feeling of Neild of Lin prevail what a. A id a i v a a of Haru along with other ant a ii t in will linger for Many i an elopement in which two Young people from this City were the principal was nipped in the Hud yesterday when the Mother of the girl apprehended the pair at Uro Vama the girl Ada Messer daughter of mrs William Messer East Market Street has been receiving attention All this in Tinner from a Young Man Sidney Foust also of Danville. Saturday night Ada disappeared from Home Aud All efforts on the part of mrs Messer to locate her proved unavailing. Tuesday mrs. Messer Learned that her daughter had called on their dressmaker and had taken away with her a dress recently finished. Yesterday morning mrs. Messer endeavoured to have a warrant sworn out for the Young Man for Entil ing her away from Home hut was unable to secure the j�4 her As the evidence was insufficient. Before she reached Home titter her trip to the office of the Justice she was informed that her daughter in company with Foust had been seen making their Way up Bloom Street. She found at Home that Ada had taken advantage of her absence to enter the House pack some belongings in a suit Case and 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 he the Road employees that a couple answering to her description had been seen by them about 3 Miles out of Danville walking up Bloom Road. She hoarded the car and at the farm of. Mowry at Grovania she espied the Youthful pair at the pump getting a drink. She alighted from the car and took Stern charge of Ada bringing her Hack to Danville on the next car Down. Ada Messer is Iff years old hut 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 is already married to Young font. It is a supposition however in the mind of mrs. Messer that while Hei daughter was away Over sunday the couple went to some place in new York state Aud were married. Woman takes her . Worry Over an intending Law suit drove mrs. Joseph Hullick a Well known resident of Trevorton to suicide tuesday. A few weeks ago mrs. Hallick became the plaintiff ill a suit against contractor Murphy of since that time she has thought of nothing else. The first indication that she had committed the rash act was when Sevestian so Hanieh happened to pass the Home which is located in the Eastern part of Trevorton glanced in Aud saw the woman suspended by the neck from a rope which was secured to nails driven in the door Jam Between tie basement Kitchen and cellar. She had not even thought to close the door leading to the Street. Chacich Cut the Lindy Down Aud at once raised an alarm. Several hurried to or. Larks office hut when lie arrived be found her past human help the method of self destruction used he i he woman must have been calmly and deliberately planned. She drove five id pm inv nails into the door Jam and then securely tying a clothes line to the nails stepped up on a Low chair thing the other end of the rope 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 he a husband and four children. Re am win of West Ilin lock town in building or. Sidler Sharu \ in to worthy f u t i that much of lie Timber to cd that at h ast Coin to aug t trame a grown on or Sid Sci own Tarm Ami a Cut up into a ii. I by John Whites i.11 a in 1 a null temporarily instal led ill the i a i Iii build a Fig erected ill Way from Timber growing on the pot a re common enough in the past hut a very rare nowadays after the Moi Trei Jinni work of Ftp raising a had in h completed tin a stupa ii a directed Toa table tit i \ feet Iii length in a i Miller the try my loaded Down with As tin a a i Iii i i tie country could produce it i a do to add Lull jul tic was Don to let a a excellent in Tell cd 11 pred tawk. Harry w Ater. K f. I no. On saturday shot i re i tipped Hawk Mea Untig t.�?�, in in from tip to tip the red 11ped of Hawks Are rather uncommon in this Section and ii Verv de Trupti a a to game a my do Mes i Cate fowl Hittson s new armory. I the Corner Stone of Pittston a new armory w a Laid on thur Day with informal a Quot i Moine i his will be the lir to of the line of armoires to be built by the state. T town of the need not make change. It w ill probably is an item of news to most of our readers that the postmaster is not compelled to make the change for you when you make a Purchase at the Post office. This is a queer rub that one in a thousand know if a Man wishes to buy fifty cents Worth of Stamps and has a Dollar he would i compelled to go Ault a get his Dollar changed or do without his Stamps if the postmaster ref Seil to make the change for him and postmasters Are not. Compelled to take More than went five pennies at one time if they do led want them. Beverly Cut on Corn stubble. Miss Alice Gabel of Gonring a reek while cutting Corn on the farm of Benjamin Waters near slab town tri red on a Briar and falling of a Harp Corn stubble inflicted a severe Gash i her Abdomen. The stubble penetrated about four Niche or Klee of a Ataw Issa dressed the injury. The Kex milk of one. All sensible men and women w ill agree w Ith the Oil Unity blizzard when it asserts that a religion should not he arraigned for the Short comings of some men who utilize its garb to shield themselves because a Hank wrecker belongs to a Church it does not necessarily follow that All other members Are Crooks. A one Way to sunny. Enjoy life is to keep the contest Over tie River Road which in one form or another has been on foot for Over two years was Verv actively resumed yesterday when vol mullions testimony was taken in sup port of exceptions tiled 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 w hich time the Road has been closed to travel. The Contention of Mahoning ship is that owing to inroads River which at intervals in the process of time obliterates the Road was and makes it necessary to Purchase new ground the Road has become an unnecessary Burden on the township and should he vacated especially since a limited number of people Are accommodated. For tie Laud 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 w ill practically close the Extension of front Street Between Etters Alley and the Creek s Mouth which lies w within the Borough limits and that Thi info t hardship not Only on those who wish to use the River Road As a Short ent hut 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 Baleen made to replace the Bridge Over the creeks Mouth that was destroyed by the ice 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 land 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 hid it convenient to use the River Road. The spirit shown he these people at the hearing yesterday would indicate that they will leave no tone unturned to win and will carry the Light through to a finish. Thev were represented by h. M. Hinckley and k. S. Gearhart an important Point of their Content Ion being that the viewers Matthew sheep d. F. Gouger and James Ellis a As viewers inadvertently failed to live up to the letter of the Law. Januies Scarlet and Kaliph Kisner appeared for the report and the sworn witnesses were examined and Cross sex Aiu ined in the most searching manner miss Foulk acted As stenographer. Former Burgess w. G. Bursell was the first w fitness 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. I. Hinckley asked the witness what the effect would be if tie Street were vacated and each of the property owners would decide to build fences Down to the Low water Mark of the River. The reply was that All below the first lot would he shut off and have no outlet. Or. Scarlet interposed a vigorous objection to this As there was Iio 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 Between Etters Alley and the Borough line to be obliterated or so badly washed that it could not he used. He admitted under Cross examination that when the River rises 1h feet the Road is inundated and that frequently by great floods the Road is put out of use altogether. William Vastine was the next witness. His residence is located two squares Distant from the Road to be vacated. Tie testimony showed the property owners on the Road to be mrs. Fisher w. Ii. J. Blizzard Hubert Morris Foust bros., w. A. Shep person Lloyd and Wilson Lambersow. Or. Vastine testified that in Case the Road Veie vacated the properties owned As above would be entirely Cut off and would 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 Irrel Evant. Or. Vastine was present at the View of the Road on february 10,1905. They met he said at Etters Alley. D. F. of the viewers was Indis h sed 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. Been a member of Council years six years of which he the committee on streets and i the front Street Extension. Has always been kept up he i Ough. He has known the Road for fifty years it is not rendered impassable except when extraordinary floods occur or when Iee cakes Are deposited 11 Pon it he was present w Hen the View was made Aud testified that d. I gouger viewed Only part of the Road. H b. Deen former Street cominis sooner gave testimony in line w Ith the general facts adduced he others i Kobe rec Morris a property owner the Kepu Licau conferees of this state senatorial District in session at Williamsport yesterday unanimously nominated a. W of b looms Burg. The conference yesterday the fourth that has been held convened at 11 of 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 a esq., of Williamsport and the Montour and Columbia county conferees supporting a. W. Doy. 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 the recess balloting was resumed and on the 14th ballot one of the Sullivan conferees voted for Duy giving him the nomination. Of motion the nomination Wras made unanimous. The conferees from Montour county were Curtis Cook John Cruikshank. John Roberts and the is a for need Yont i and u i Iza i and a a i m it Quot portrait of Abraham Lincoln it Han a drawing a club Etc re a Gge it. 17 years and a Sample of what thu Ful artist is Epame of Doit Gin Blaek Hite. Ii is a in of Hiram and a Elk Leggert of Ligonia. Maine lie phew of our townsmen. Messes. Abraham Lincoln Felt Ennd draw ing by Chester Eggert Richard w. And Calvin Leggert. His work has attracted wide attention and orders for the same Are frequently received. Distaste run to Broad caricature work Aud lie displays an individuality and originally the it rein a i one Strong of the great Thomas Nast Llis future. Should he decide to devote Iii Seif to cartooning is already assured. Resides his Talent for draw ing Clu Ster like the w Hole Leggert family i a Tine musician. This inn Cut with a flatter no Biogia Hyjer the to my Man aph ared in one of the great. Fort land. Me., Dalies. He has for nine i was on Bridges lie said the Bor it continued on fourth Page. Holland Anri Ukman passes away he was Iii of consumption for Over a year funeral saturday. Hollands Aii Iierman Soli of or. And mrs. L. S. Am Merman. Ferry Street departed tin lit after a years illness at 2 3u of Elock yesterday afternoon. The cause of death was consumption. The deceased was 3< years of age. Lie was the nil child of his parents both of whom survive the funeral will take place at 2 p. In. Saturday. Interment m Odd Fellows cemetery. In readiness for accidents the Reading station m this City has been furnished by the general superintendent. With Small boxes of Einberg ency Siipple to be used in Case of Accident. The Little boxes Are about six inches in length and four inches High and wide. They contain Gauze com presses Gauze bandages Linen bandages court plaster safety pins Etc. And Complete instructions As to How each article should be used in Case of Accident. One of these will he kept of hand hereafter in every station engine House Yard office freight caboose switch Tower and wreck train All along the company a line and will doubtless he highly appreciated by the employees. Third crop of buckwheat. Reid its from different sections indicate that the buckwheat crop which is one of the standbys of this Section will be unusually Short this season Aud the pro abilities arc that the tooth some buckwheat cake will be a greater luxury than Over. The Farmers in All sections complain that the buckwheat is not filled and that it will not Yudd More than a Thirl of a crop. With the prospects of a Long cold Winter before us the Outlook is anything hut Bright it is to in hopi a that Tecsi predictions As Toa shortage in the buckwheat crop will prove untrue and that every one will have an opium reunify to have All thu cakes they desire. I arty at Rushtown a number of Young people were de i Lightf Illy entertained at a fruit ship per on tuesday evening at the Hoim of or. And mrs. John Eckert at Rush i town. An enjoyable evening a. Spent by All. Those present were misses Mary Ruth Graci Tinl m Irtha amp hell Gertrude and Reta pc Kriati Martha and Trenton 1 Limme r and 1 Irrie Eckert. Messes w. V. Campbell Thomas a Happel 1, a liar Les r Gulisek Joseph Hummer and haul Eckert Soh it it of evils a l Sha Luki v according to Tii i Nankin daily serious Sil Ion of Aff air exit in tin management of the school Hoard of Shamokin it de Laie. That a if the present Nilvio continue Mill la Louger til it will Millet Iii almost irreparable id was i organic at iou is hound to result and efficient work will he an unknown i it in these Days when the Law relating to automobiles is so strictly enforced tin names of those owning machines who have been made to pay the penalty for exceeding Speed limit is simply legion. It is no doubt a very unpleasant and humiliating experience to come to grief in this Way. It re Mains for the town of Shamokin to afford 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 tie Coal Region town where everything moves rapidly it is not surprising that lie How l through Danville at a Lively clip. Tin monday la received from chief min Etnoyer of our town a communication informing him that the officer held a warrant for his arrest for exceeding the Sam de limit of ten Miles per hour and explaining to him that he could facilitate matters and avoid further annoyance by forwarding a Check for twelve dollars which included Lin and costs. I a Gerdav chief of police Mincemoyer received a reply from Shamokin As follows j. 0. Min Etnoyer dear sir your communication received. 1 am nimble to state at which i 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 1 was heretofore doubtful. But its an 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 1 will be 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 a of fief Mincemoyer who is used to bickering and bitterness generally on such occasions was nearly dumb found id by the Cool and witty reply and at once came to the conclusion that to was up against a True sportsmen. Yes Torday the Shamokin Man received the following reply from Danville dear sir a i am in receipt of your i Jerk for $12.00 for exceeding Speed limit. Quot we have a course of 100 Yards on Mill Street which you covered in ii Quot a a Iii is making the rate just 18.59 Miles pm Leur. Hoping that if you a i 11 to ii on Machino this will a a id t i he Price you receive 1 am \ Quot i v i i Iii Jonrs .1 a mime Moyer who f of police. I lie Tel Chou Quot is a wonderful con Vei Mimico when soil want to talk to somebody it a wonderful nuisance when somebody you done to care to hear wants to talk to you. Candidates will visit Sunbury lint ire Republican state ticket will comprise party. Sex mayor of Philadelphia Edwin s. Stuart. Republican candidate for governor and All of the Republican candidates of the state ticket will visit Sun mry on next monday afternoon. Republican county chairman Bas Tress. Of Mtcarmel and his assistants Are making the arrangements hut definite plans have not in ii 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 Cumbria 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 infernal affairs. On saturday afternoon the party will to at lock Haven and in the evening will address a Large meeting at Williamsport. From Sunbury they will go to Shamokin on monday evening at which place there will he a big Parade hands of music and lots of tire works heir to $50,000, died a tramp. Heir to $50, x 0, death ent off his knowledge of it and Joe Glye Niser better known As Joe Whitehead was buried in the potters Field at Shamo Kiu. The Many a dead body was discovered thursday morning last in the Luke Fidler Colliery. Friendless and Perii less he was cared for by the Shamokin poor Hoard. Scarcely a week later comes the news that a family of 1 Springfield who often befriended him a during Bis forlorn existence has received word that lie 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 Mexico and work in a smelter. Joe smother went too but the boy was wayward and would not go with them. On the Day they were to depart he ran away Ami 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 a death made the tramp who breathed his last in the pump House heir to a moderate Fortune but by the time attorneys had located him at Shamokin it was too late for him to enjoy it. Paniaqua not satisfied. Tam Aqua 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 complains 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 Tam Aqna a owes to the people to keep the water Supply Puie Aud Clear from extraneous substances. The sediment which is found in the water the courier fears if Analysed. 44 won id be found to consist of substances highly deleterious to the Public health. A so far As water supplies go Danville has the Host in the state. Chester a idea. The Chester times suggests that the City of Chester get a sign painted inscribed a wanted 200tramps to Cleau the if such a sign he placed at every Cross Road tear the City it is the opinion of the times that Chester will soon see the last of her tramp visitors. It says 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 i i itself of one of the barnacles to Thrift and Industry. Advertisement is a cure to a number of ills. I will be found to he efficacious in the tramp what a Good for Chester ought to he equally Good for Ether sections of t he a Jinni Okiw health. Hand 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. The firs practice under the Able direction of Brof. Turbotville took place tuesday evening. September court. On next monday september court will Convene in this City. The term carries with it Especial the Case of Commonwealth is. Peter Dietrich in which the jury disagreed in june will come up for second trial. Dietrich has passed through quite an ordeal since the first trial. He has Hud almost four months of close confinement during tie hottest season of the year in addition to which he has had thu heavy Burden of suspense to withstanding he has borne up bravely and seems in Good condition to stand tie second trial. In addition to the Dietrich murder Case there is another homicide Case that of Commonwealth is. Clarence Carr the boy who is accused of pushing another lad George Fausnaught into tie old soaking pit at the steel Plant with the result that the latter boy was drowned. He likewise Lias spent the Long interim in jail. The Commonwealth cases Are 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 cases 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. One of the cases is Simon Fleishman is. Paul p. Swetek and the other Simon Fleish Man is. Michael Breckbill sheriff of Montour county. The Case is remarkably entangled and the task of meting out Justice to the several Jia ties involved will be a task that will give the court plenty to do. Simon Fleishman who owned a Stock of dry goods had a difference with or. Swetek who owned the building in 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 sheriffs office in the court House which gives that sedate apartment somewhat the appearance of a cheap clothing store. In All the years in which the cases have been feud aug the Mot i and dust have left their Trace of the clothing which Are now probably Only Worth a fraction of what they were when moved from the store to the sheriffs office. Underwent operation. Mrs. Charles Shires sr., of Strawberry Ridge underwent an operation at the Williams it Ort Hospital yesterday morning word from the Hospital last evening was to the effect that the operation had been most successful Edward a minors of Roherstown Montgomery county was recently found guilty of polluting the Schuylkill River by having the sewage from Bis manufacturing Plant discharged therein a motion for a new trial has been overruled. Ii Arthur is. Smith of upper Marlborough Maryland departed this life at 9 10 o clock saturday right at tie Home of Lafayette Sechler Kipps Kun. This death is one of the Saddest that has taken place in this Vicinity in a Long time. Tie deceased who was a Nephew of mrs. Sechler came North about the first of july to spend his school vacation. About five weeks ago he was taken ill of typhoid fever. He had nearly passed through the siege and seemed of a fair Way to recover when about ten Days ago he suffered a relapse. From that Date his condition became critical of Friday Hope was abandoned. Tie deceased was the son of or. And mrs. W. Smith of Marlborough Maryland. W. Smith the father is a native of this place but for some 20 years Lias resided at Marlborough where he holds the office of Register of wills. Arthur was 19 years of age. He was a very promising Young Man and was much beloved by his associates having Many friends among the Young people of this Vicinity where lie frequently visited. Last year he was at school in front Royal. Va., and was preparing for a Law course. Besides his parents he is survived by a brother Norman 18 years of age. Arthur b. Smith of upper Marlborough md.,whose sad death of typhoid fever was noted monday was consigned to the grave in Odd Fellows Ceme try tuesday afternoon tie funeral which took place from Christ episcopal Church at 3 of clock was preceded by a Short service at the residence of Lafayette Sechler Kipps run where death occurred. Rev. John Sherman pastor of the first Baptist Clinch officiated at the residence in the Church Rev. Edward Haughton conducted the service. The pall hearers were six Young men from town Robert Jacobs Randall Jacobs Ellis Laudo Charles Hartt Jolt Kase 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. Aud mrs. Smith father Aud Mother and Norman Smith brother of the deceased and or. And mrs. Kline of Reading. The cinder roadbed on Bloom Street which affords hard driving under any circumstances is considered unlit to be driven by funerals. Where it can be done Centre Street is used. On the occasion of the funeral tuesday the cortege drove no East Market Street to Railroad Street to Deuce out that thoroughfare by tie p. Amp r. Station emerging on Bloom Road above the Culvert. Goodrich Post receives invitation the commander Aud members of Uoo Drioli Post no. 22, g. A. R., have received an invitation to participate in tie dedicatory exercises of the state Capitol at Harrisburg. The communication was read at tie last meeting of the Post of monday night but no further action was taken at that time owing to tie pressure of other business. The invitation will be taken up at the next meeting monday night. Meah Wiiilie the members will decide whether or not they want to attend. Unquestionably a fair proportion of the Post will want to be present at so distinguished an event Aud those who go will attend in a body. The Honor is highly appreciated by the Post Aud it is pretty certain that the action taken late will show lie gratitude of the members. J company of 12th regiment n. O. 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 Capitol on thursday october 4th. A record breaker. Yesterday considering the time of year seemed to be a record breaker for heat Aud general discomfort. Every one was heard to Register some sort of a protest. Tie employees of the Mills Ami foundries had an especially hard time of it. Mercury nearly reached the 90 Mark during tie afternoon and Low temperature continued during the right. Formerly tie nights were Cool but now even that Comfort Lias been taken away from is. People generally Are hoping for rain which naturally would inaugurate different weather conditions. Carelessness or 1gnoranoe moved by tie Stern facts of history the Scranton times declares a today some one will be killed on one of tie local railroads while walking on the tracks probably a girl will be burned to death from pouring Oil into a lighted lamp or into a stove to Start a Are. It is an exceptional Day when some foolish Man or woman does not attempt Oue of the above reckless and dangerous it is indeed. None in Danville ? the Oil pity blizzard makes the astounding statement that there a Are men in Oil City who never buy a newspaper never read Oue unless there is a marriage or death in their family or some one tells them there is something in it about them. They Are much More to be pitied than censured a a of course there Are no such benighted souls in Danville

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