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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - September 27, 1900, Danville, PennsylvaniaState my Rar it Home paper a for tie hone the circulation of this paper is increasing rapidly. It will you to advertise in the american. Subscription $1 per Deardu. In Vista. Jennings hours 9 a. M. To 12 m m Mill 1 1\ m to a p. M. Danville. A. Shultz m. D. 425 Mill St., Danville a. Diseases of the stomach an Ltd intestines specially d k. W. A. Asl ilk a dentist office 21s Mill Street. Teeth Kex Lari Ted without pain. Crown and i Rhine work a specially. Equipped with the latest and most improved instr intents and prepared to execute tie most dirt cult . C. 11. Reynolds formerly of Catawissa Denim. Office opposite Boston store Danville i dentistry in All its branches. Charge mod rate and All work guaranteed established 1892. 1 fair this week. The a lays Are noticeably Shorter. A Reward is Oil ered for a Good rain. Thanksgiving is the next Legal Holiday. All eyes Are on the strike in the Coal regions. The new steam heating apparatus is being placed in Christ Church this week. A valuable horse belonging Toj. H. Kase South Danville died on saturday evening. Mrs. A. M. Gearhart is confined to her Home on Kast front Street with a severe attack of malaria. George j. Payne who sustained the loss of his left leg while in the employ of the Philadelphia and heading railway in Philadelphia on August 10th, was discharged from the Lahneman Hospital last week. Although in a poor state of health or. Payne was Able to return from Philadelphia on saturday lie was accompanied fro i that City by Liis father in Law Fank Smith. A meeting of the Hoard of directors of the Montour amp Columbia Telephone company was held in this City saturday afternoon with the following present a. D. Bernard of Philadelphia j. P. I Helfenstein of Shamokin n. U. Funk and a. S. Moyer of Bloomsburg and c. 1. Hancock and f. C. Angle. Klias Lyon is having a porch built on the d. L. Amp w. Avenue Side of his Home on ferry Street. The surrounding Hills Are now assuming their autumnal hues and in a few weeks will present a most Beautiful appearance. During the Columbia county fair the d. L. Amp w. Railroad company will sell excursion tickets to Bloomsburg at the rate of single fare for the round trip on oct. A 10, 11, and 12. Fall m Illinsky open Inge autumn opening of trimmed Flats Friday and saturday sept. 28th and 29th. You Are invited to Call and inspect our display of Ini ported and Domestic pattern Flats. Johnson a millinery 122 Mill Street. For the Milton fair on october 2nd to a the inclusive the Philadelphia amp heading railway will sell excursion tickets to Milton from Williamsport Danville Bloomsburg Shamokin it. Carmel Ami intermediate ticket stations at the rate of single fare for round trip with a minimum of 25 cents. Tickets Good for return until october 6th inclusive. John Diehl or. Aged93, the patriarch of Exchange is reported to lie in an extremely critical condition and is thought not to be Able to withstand the ravages of old age until the end of the week. Deputy postmaster c. 1. Harder is confined to his Home by an attack of malaria. The Coal Trust is not Only trying to starve out its miners but when the weather Gotsa Little colder later on it will try to freeze out its customers. T he Kev. Father Yavier Sutton who last fall conducted a Mission at St. Josephus Church this City is this week delivering a series of lectures in Milton. I Henry a Brand new minstrels come to the opera House next monday night october 1. Or. Henry has everything new this year and promises a great show. Stuart Kote Lias accepted a position with the Prudential life insurance company. A number of Sidler Hill residents have for several months past been experiencing a great water famine. Since Early in july most of the Wells and cisterns in that locality have been dry. The officers of the Milton fair association Are bound to make the exhibition which opens on tuesday next a record breaker in the matter of excellence and attendance. The Premium lists Are Liberal and the races will be All that a could be desired. The Philadelphia it heading Railroad company is having a Stone Wall built near the Bloom Street crossing to strengthen its embankment. George bom boy who has been working in Sunbury for some time past is suffering a severe attack of fever at the Home of Bis parents on Kast front Street. K. S. Ammerman esq., Lias purchased a Fine horse from sex county trea sure Cotner. A this coi try will never he entirely free until it supplies All of its own demands with its own vol. 4.v-no it i Danville a. Thursday. September27. 1900. Established in is Daniel Fry seeks death As a Relief while in a melancholy state. The quiet Little Hamlet of Grovania received a severe Shock monday Norn about eleven of clock when it was announced that Daniel Fry. Had committed suicide by hanging himself. The body was discovered by his daughter mis Mazie at ten minutes to eleven. To a representative of this paper she said that her father had Beer seen about nine of clock and that he seemed in better spirits than for Many Days. He was missed for the first time at 10.45 a. M. Not finding him about the House she went out to the barn. Or. Fry had been accustomed to taking a morning Nap in the Straw loft above the barn Yard and upon looking there the girl was horrified to find her fathers lifeless body swinging from a beam. F by had mounted a ladder walked to the Centre of the beam and after tying a heavy piece of rope about his Neca jumped or dropping Abou seven feet. He died of strangulation the neck not being broken. Or. F by was a Well to do Farmer and one of the Best known citizens in Columbia county. He was sixty years of age and was born in Grovania residing there All his life. Last Spring he suffered a severe attack of a a gripped from which he never entirely recovered. Since his illness he has done very Little work and for the past three months has been in a constant state of despondency which no doubt was the cause of his rash act. He is survived by a wife five sons and three daughters. The funeral will he held from the family residence on thursday morning at nine thirty. The Kev. D. L. Kugleman of this City will conduct the services and the interment will be made in the Lazarus cemetery near Are the perpetrators ? a most contemptible trick one that will be severely punished should the perpetrators be caught is that of throwing Cigar and cigarette stumps in the basins of the Publio drinking Fountain. It is a common practice As has been frequently observed by different persons who happened to Stop at the Fountain through curiosity or to quench their thirst. This maliciousness is not the result of Boyish pranks hut the evil minded Ness of persons of More mature years Ami it will go hard with them should they be Kramer painful burned. While at work at Curry and Yunnan a foundry monday afternoon Frank Kramer a brother in Law of chief of la olice Mincemoyer had his left foot severely burned by molten Iron which splashed from a ladle As it ran irom the cupola. Kramer held the ladle at the time and was unable to drop it and get out of harms Way before he suffered considerable injury. In a similar Accident Kramer had the same foot badly burned about six Mouths of mrs. Mary Hartman. Word was received in this City last evening of the death of mrs. Marv Hartman which occurred at her Home in Scranton about four of clock in the afternoon. The deceased was the Mother of or. Of q. Hartman proprietor of the Danville silk Mill Austin and Edward Hart Man and miss Amelia Hartman All of this City. She was about >0years of age and bad been an invalid for some time previous to her death which resulted very suddenly from a stroke of window frames for South Africa. A Force of men at Curry in Vatu and a foundry and machine shop is at present busily engaged in the manufacture of 500 Iron window frames which will be shipped to Cape town South Africa As soon As completed. When questioned Aslo the kind of Structure in which the frames would be used the agent who placed the contract replied a they Are for use in the Erec Tion of a brewery which will make american Beer to sell to British window at Post office. The local Post office authorities have decided upon the hour Between 6 30 and 7 30 p. M. For keeping open the carriers window after october 1st. At that time a Carrier will be in attendance and per sons who have their mail delivered will have the Opportunity of inquiring if there is anything at the office addressed to them. At any other hour mail held by the carriers will not be handed injured. While assisting in making repairs last evening about the Fly wheel at Ilowe polkas structural tubing works Harry g. Miller of Rush township North uni Berland county was painfully injured about the right leg and foot by a heavy wedge which fell and struck him on the instep. Miller was removed to his hotel the Gillaspy House where or. Barber attended to the of 0. C. V. Association. The fifth annual reunion of the Columbia county veterans association at Benton on saturday september 29th, will he the largest meeting yet held. The Benton Are making preparations to give All who attend a grand be built at once will Cost about five thousand dollars. Being More successful than on the last regular meeting night Council Hail a quorum Friday evening which was made up of the following members president Kempner and messes. Goldsmith Fetter Man Vastine Sechler Lauer Brandt. Although the meeting occupied but one hour some very important business was transacted during that Short space of time it being decided to allow the Hoard of water commissioners to proceed with the building of an Annex to the water works and the erection of a new nest of boilers therein. The intention of the Board As explained by Charles Chalfant flsq., one of its members is to erect to the West of the present Structure a building sufficiently Large to allow the placing of a number of new boilers with enough extra space to provide for the housing of an electric Light Plant should the Borough Ever decide to operate its own. The new boilers Are re por Ted As an absolute necessity Asho of d ones have been condemned on Sivi a. Cra i us by experts and it is Damie i Ilni they can not be replaced nor in a failed with out others to do service it their inactivity. Or. Chalfant claimed that a fair estimate of the Cost of the proposed improvements would he $5000 at the outside. Plans and specifications will be secured at once and will be passed upon by Council before the work is commenced. Harry Trumbower and John Waite being appointed a committee by the Friendship Hose company appeared before Council and asked assistance in their endeavours to fit themselves out with new Hose Wagon horses and Street sprinkler. Council desiring to do As Well by this company As it did by the Washington readily appropriated the sum of $125 for use by that company. U under the head of streets and Bridges or. Vastine moved that the Street commissioner be empowered to buy 2000 feet of Oak Plank for use in repairing and building Bridges and Crossings which motion carried. At the suggestion of or. Fetterman the quarterly appropriations to the fire companies were ordered paid. A motion made by or. Fetterman to advertise the old Washington Hose reel for Sale was lost on a Yea and nay vote there being 5 nays to 2 yeas. The ordinance repealing an ordinance empowering the water Board to select employees Etc., passed third Reading and was declared mention of the movement of your friends and armory will be erected. After the return of co. F from Shenandoah the financial committee and the Board of trustees w ill at once begin Active work for the purpose of raising funds for the new armory which the company intends building As Early in the Spring As possible. As yet no site Lias been selected though several have been favourably spoken of. The building will be a one Story Frame Structure and the Cost will not exceed $5000. About $1000 will be raised by the efforts of the company and the committee expect to Issue Stock for the balance which will Bear a five per cent interest. As the state appropriation and the rentals from Halls festivals,Etc., More than cover the amount there should be no difficulty experienced in securing the Money. A new armory must be built As the one now occupied was condemned at the last inspection and it practically Means the disbandment of the company unless a suitable Drill room can be Henry a big minstrel show. On monday evening the amusement Loving patrons of Danville w ill have the Opportunity of hearing i Henry a new progressive minstrel aggregation of fifty All White performers in a program of bran new features new songs new jokes and new specialities. Nothing presented that has been presented before no threadbare or objectionable features permitted. Briefly stating i. Henry a minstrels Are the oldest minstrel attraction in the world and its Success has never been equated in minstrel history. The merits of this attraction Are widely known and the strongest endorsements of the leading dailies of our Large cities bestow great favor on this organization As the formidable Leader in its line done to forge t lie flute and remember that seats Are on Sale at lore a drug store. Birthday party. Miss Luella Klase was tendered a Surprise party by a number of her friends at her Home on water Street Friday evening in Honor of her 21st birthday. Those present were the misses Druce and Martha Carodiskey Sadie Laidacker Lizzie Churm Jennie Waite Katie Richardson Mary Smith Beulah Mills Cornelia Prout Ella Snyder Jennie Knerr Bertha Van Gilder Lillie Lurke Bessie Klase Carrie and Lily Klase Mary Snyder Carrie Ream Julia Phillips Kate Miller and Annie Klase messes. Walter Phlin Jacob Werle Harry Camp Walter Russell Frank Montague James Bennett Frank Kear Austin Klase Mont. Knerr George Klase and. Ii. A Ltd a a it 1 -i-1 a Fine Monument. Messes Evans sons have completed the erection of a Beautiful Granite Monument on the lot of the late Rev. 1. 11 Torrence in mount Vernon cemetery. Or. And mrs. I. K. P. Dimmick of Birmingham Alabama who have been visiting or. Dimmick a brother the Rev. Or. Dimmick West Market Street left yesterday for Newport Kentucky. Or. And mrs. Harry Mains and Young child of Plymouth returned Home today after a visit with councilman and mrs. Amos Vastine. On West Market j Street. Mrs John Hull of Wilkes Barre returned Home yesterday after a visit with her parents or. And mrs. Oscar Phlin front and Cedar streets. Mrs. W. A. Buck returned to new Columbia yes cerday after a visit with mrs. D. H. Weidensaul Cooper Street. Messes. William m. Seidel Kat timer Ammor Tenn Charles Zaner and Harrison Paugh enjoyed an afternoons fishing at Chulasky yester Luy. Mrs. Jane Dennen Anil miss Annie Lafferty of Exchange passed through town yesterday Enro Ute to Scranton where they will visit among relatives. James c. Colv and a party of friends enjoyed a Days fishing at Cameron yesterday. I. J. Rogers transacted business in Wilkes Barre yesterday. Or. J k Mccuaig of Retreat called on friends in this City last evening. Elwood Garret is attending the Lewis Burg fair. The Rev. G. H. Day of River six be spent yesterday in Sunbury. Miss Ella Riffle returned to Philadelphia yesterday after a visit with her parents or. And mrs. F. J. Riffle Riverside Henry Moser of pottsgrove was in this City yesterday. James Kaufman of Milton spent yesterday in this City. Malcolm Broadt of Muncy Calle on friends in this City yesterday. Mrs. Max Austin of Milton was the guest of mrs. Simon Dreifuss Mulberry Street yesterday. Miss Ida Kaufman Anil miss Bloom called on Bloomsburg friends on . Mrs. Morris Coons of Wilkes Barre is a visitor at the Murray Louie Oil Kast Center Street. Miss Lavina Strob of Sunbury was a guest Over sunday at the Home of her brother John w. Farnsworth on West Mahoning Street. George Steinbrenner of new York is visiting his Mother on East front Street. Mrs. John Wolverton of Sunbury spent sunday at the Home of her parents or. And mrs. Samuel Bucher Riverside. Or. J. K. Cleaver spent sunday in cat Alissa. Or. And mrs. I. H. Jennings West Market Street Are entertaining mrs. Thomas c. Musgrove of Philadelphia. Mrs. W. C. Davis and miss Jennie Alexander returned monday from a visit in Williamsport. Miss ring of Ambler is the guest of miss Wright at Christ a Church rectory. Mrs. I Ewis Byerly mrs. Sarah Beverly and mrs. Kucy Kessler returned monday from Taylor near Scranton where they had attended the funeral of mrs. Augustus Byerly. Theodore r. Angle left monday morning for Ogontz Montgomery county where he will enter the Cheltenham military Academy. Miss Jennie Steans of Mil Hinburg is visiting at the Home of her brother the Rev. W. 1. Cleans on Kast Mahoning Street. James Kline of Softli Danville is visiting Benton friends. Miss Alice Bookmiller is visiting rela Tives in Macb chunk. Mrs. Charles b. Mcl Venrie of Benton is a guest at the Home of chief Mincemoyer. Mrs. George Spaide and daughter. Miss Anna left yesterday for a visit among friends in Sunbury. Miss Mary Watson of Scranton is visiting relatives in this Eity. John r. Morgan of it. Carmel is visiting relatives in this City. Walter Keiner of Harrisburg is visiting at the Keiner Homestead on Mill Street. Miss Jennie Waite returned from a visit in Ashland last evening. James Richings of Scranton is visiting at the Home of Thomas Williams on Wall Street. The Rev. Or. W. I Steans returned from Beech Creek last evening. Miss Jennie Vanhorn of Rupert is a visitor at the Home of her parents a in Walnut Street. Miss Clara Jones who has been visiting relatives in this City returned to her Home in Watsontown yesterday. Miss Sadie Morrall spent yesterday at Kipps run. The Rev. A. B. Bowser attended the meeting of the Northumberland Baptist association in Lewisburg yesterday. Mrs. I. A. Persing visited friends in Sunbury yesterday. Samuel Huber who has been visiting his Mother mrs. Mary Huber in Riverside for the past two months left jes ter Day for Dennison Texas. J. Sydney Loffa and a. F Messer Ornith of were visitors in this City yesterday. A night s Din october so decided at monday nights meeting of school Board. The regular Semi monthly meeting of the school Board was held monday night with or. 1.linger, pres protein in the chair he acting for or. Fisher who was not in attendance and messes. Ortli Green Berger Barber Werkheiser Curry Black Harpel and Keefer at their desks. By the adoption of the following report which was submitted by the committee on teachers and certificates it was decided that a night school be established a pursuant to a Call from the chairman of the teachers committee a meeting was held on Friday evening last for the purpose of considering the advisability of opening a night school. Your committee upon investigating the matter recommend the opening of an evening school As soon As practicable and we recommend or. Fred Ream As teacher at a salary of $30 per month. We also recommend a vacant room in the third Ward building As the place for holding it and that the school be kept up so Long As 15 scholars Are in at the meeting the Board will determine on other necessary arrangements for the opening of the school which it is thought will take place in october. # at a former meeting it was decided that in accordance with the school Laws of the state the Secretary of the Board of health would be required to report All cases of contagious diseases to the superintendent so that it worm be possible for that official to keep from the schools pupils residing in infected houses. Monday night it developed that a number of the cases had not been reported and the Board decided to inform the Secretary of the health Board that his laxness in the affairs of his office was known and that in the future it would not be tolerated. Among the supplies and furnishings that were ordered were $18 Worth of chemicals for use in the High school a table for miss Gregory a room fourth Ward and a Book Case for miss Pritchard a room second Ward. The Black Board in miss Gallagher a room first Ward was ordered repaired As it was reported to he in such a bad condition that children in the rear of the room were unable to decipher the characters written on it. At the suggestion of or. Keefer the water faucet will he removed from the school House at tin Catawissa station and a hydrant was ordered placed in the Yard. The Board decided to ask for bids on the printing of 1uu0 copies of the course in literature. The following Bills were on ered paid 1. K. Pensyl. $ 5.78 Wells warming amp ventilating co. 43.90 Mary a. Slofer. 100 j. M. Connor. 9.25 j. 11. Cole. 5.50 Ginn and a co. A 0l25 k.8. Haas. 2.25 f. P. Startzell. 4 12 John Hixon. 2.85 Charles Scribner a sons. 30 in Butler Sheldon amp co. 2.88 George Reifsnyder. 6.25 Danville stove co. 6.10 Western pub. Co. 39.08 o. B. Switzer. 43.48 . Sex. Co. 1 00 educational publishing co. 4.22 d. Appelton amp co. 18.38 Truu Shower amp Werkheiser .45.00 Thomas r. Rogers amp sons .12.28wedded at Ithaca n. Y. Says the Ithaca n. A journal a at 0 30 of clock on wednesday evening in the congregational Church Ithaca occurred Tho wedding of miss Marian m. Campbell daughter of or. And mrs. John Campbell Ami Charles a Morgan c. U. �?T98, son of Elliott r. Morgan of Kingston a. The Church was tilled with friends of the Bride and Groom. Promptly at 0 30 the Groom and groomsman Frederick w. J. Mckibben c. U. �?T98, of Johnstown pa.,went to the altar and stood at the Side of Rev. J. F. Fit Sehen jr., of the first presbyterian Church. The Little Flower girl miss Edna Orcutt of Owego walked in Advance. Next followed the two Ushers Charles Austin of Wilkes Barre pa., and Alfred Proctor of Denver col. Following were the bridesmaids misses Lula and Ruth Morgan of Kingston Sisters of the Groom Ushers Jesse Glenn �?T98, of Berwick a. And Frederick Campbell of Brooklyn came next and were just in Advance of the maid of Honor miss pm in a Campbell of Ithaca. Lastly came the Bride leaning upon the Arm of her lather. She wore a gown of White Duchess Satin trimmed with silk lace and carried White roses. She also wore a tulle veil. Following the ceremony a reception was held at the residence of the Bride. A half hour later the couple left for new York Albany and old Point Comfort a. They will make their permanent residence in Johnstown pa., where the Groom is employed As a mechanical Engineer by the Cambria steel co. Among the out of town guests were or. And mrs. Elliott r. Morgan parents of the Groom miss Sarah Morgan of Danville la a. Miss Celia Bassett of Danville and mrs. Harry 11. Yorgy of the Groom is Well known in Danville. His father Elliott r. Morgan was a former resident of this Eity. The mail carriers w ill soon he weighted Down with political literature Sci a Lent to a presidential sunday afternoon officers elected will apply for charter. The a Germania Verein an organization composed of German citizens of this City held its first meeting sunday in the Swentek building Mill Street. It is the intention of the members As soon As properly organized to form a singing society and a competent choral master will be appointed to instruct them. The a German Leider a and Folk songs will have a conspicuous place in the musical department and As soon As better German compositions will be attempted. Only germans and those of German descent Are eligible to charter membership. The charter closes oct. 1st, after which time any one May apply for admission. The following officers were elected sunday president. August Bachinger vice president George Lauer Secretary. William Andress treasurer Andrew Schatz financial Secretary William Krieger and a Zauf Sikera Jacob games of foot Ball. Unless present indications Are misleading Danville will he afforded the exhilaration of witnessing some Good foot Ball games Between local teams during the present season. That great game seems to have Sun a Detilly gained great popularity in this City and every Day almost All the vacant lots about town a recovered with squads of Young men who Are busily engaged in booting the pig skin or practising mass plays or end runs. The members of the �?o77�?� base Ball team have taken up the game and Are practising daily while the ii. S. A. A. Team is rapidly rounding into shape. Several other teams Are talked about and should they be organized an intercity series of games would make a great Home a great Success. Many people from this City attend led St. Peters m. E. Church. Riverside sunday morning to hear the Sermon by major Smith Marshall District commander of the salvation army. Her aide. Captain Core Sang several selections. In the afternoon the major presided at the meeting in the army Lylall on ferry Street and in the evening at the Mahoning presbyterian Church. The opening of tie Harvest services was Well attended saturday evening. The Hall was tastefully decorated and the platform filled with the Many Shipe of Sunbury narrowly e caped death at South Danville. John Shipe of Sunbury a Carpenter in tie employ of the Pennsylvania Railroad company narrowly escaped a a ing crushed to death monday night a i Coal train. Shipe is working on tin Gulick Sand siding near the South Danville station and usually takes tin 7 .51 train in the evening Forborne. Monday evening he wanted to get into Sunbury earlier than usual and came up to the station to catch freight train no. it went by the Static in at a High rate of 8peed and Shipe with one hand grasped the hand rail of a Coalar. He missed his footing and was dragged along the ties to the freight station a distance of several Hundred feet. In some miraculous manner he managed finally to get on the car. Had he been it Wragge Ltd a few Yards further he would have been thrown against a Box car stalling on the freight House siding. Fortunately he escaped with a few had bruises. Job printing the office of the american or a furnished with u hire of Job let i r or fancy to get and Job material a he publish i announces to to. Up Lii that he is prepared at All Tino to t cute n the neatest manager Job printing of All k kinds Anil do sorption. A it t your Ord fort plat May ids interesting services at St. Paul a Church. Very interesting services were held at St. Paul a methodist episcopal Church sunday. At the morning service the Rev. Or. Dimmick delivered an eloquent Sermon on a the Book of at the afternoon rally John m. Say Ford of Harrisburg w. H. Zehnder of Scranton. And j. R. Rote of this City made interesting addresses. In the evening a platform meeting was held messes. Sav Ford and Zehnder and the pastor being the speakers. Special vocal and instrumental music was a feature of the Days services and the attendance was very at Kline Grove. The following party chaperoned by mrs Adams and mrs. Beatty enjoyed a Hack Rifle to Kline Grove on monday evening where they were pleasantly entertained at the Home of James Campbell the misses Margaret brawn Gertrude Linker Desdie Campbell live Linker Annie Angle. Annie Rowe Relia Adams and the misses Blanche Lizzie Maize and Millie harder messes. Louis Evans William Fenstermacher William Kue Bogen Isadore Rosenthal Harry Titley Albert Dreifuss John Thompson. John Henning and William j. friends. Miss Esther Warntz entertained a number of Friend sat he Rhomeyn Cherry Street thursday evening in Honor of her guest miss Catherine Wampole of Sun Bury. Those present were misses Margaret Hendricks Ella Wampole Lottie Savidge Jennie Woods. Anna Wilson and miss May Long of Milton messes. Patrick Mccaffrey Ray Smith John Shutt of this City and George John of Ball games. Nelson Gothie and Rutherford Bird of Shamokin were in this City monday arranging for the foot Ball games Between the Shamokin High school eleven and the High school athletic association team of this City. The first game will be played at Dewitt spark on saturday nov. 10th., the second game to be played in Shamokin nov. 17th. Obituary. After an illness of one week from spinal meningitis caused by a fall from a Hummock Ethel the four year old daughter of or. And mrs. John Mottern died saturday morning at the Home of the parents on Bloom Road. The funeral took place monday afternoon at one of clock. Interment was made in o i Fellows Cem Tai v. Rev. L. D. Ulrich to be installed. The Rev. L. D. Ulrich will on next sunday morning it 10.50 of clock be installed As pastor of Trinity lutheran Church East Market Street. The service will be interesting Anil Many members anti friends of the congregation will no doubt be present. The Rev. Or. Weik sell of Nui Nedia will deliver the school literary societies. The Danville High school literary societies reorganized Friday afternoon for the coming term. The meeting of the Garfield society we a called to order by acting president Payne. Miss Meyers acted As Secretary. After some very pleasing selections Hail been rendered by misses harder. and Harris an election of officers was held with the following result presid ent or. Payne vice president mis Sainsbury Secretary miss Rote a i. Secty., or. Maiers treasurer or. Lender marshal or. Rosenthal assist. Marshal or. Bern Wieimer chorister. Miss Baldy assist. Chorister mis Olarri attorney or. Gaskins and reporter or. Dougherty. After the duties of the members had been explained the society adjourned to meet on Friday afternoon october 5th. The Lincoln society meeting was presided Over by or. Brader. Miss arms acted As Secretary. The following officers were elected president or. Derr vice president or. Bennetts Secretary miss Curry assist. Crumley treat re or. Angle marshal or. F. Montague assist. Marshal or. Dooley chorister miss books assist. Chorister. Or. Mchenry attorney or. Brader Flower committee miss Boyd miss Mccloughan and or. Lunger reporter miss Lei Rhow. The duties of the members having been explained and the program for the next meeting read the society adjourned to meet Friday afternoon october 5th.dr. Everett lectures. Or. Ella b. Everett gave the introductory lecture last evening at the opening of the woman a medical College. Philadelphia. Or. Everett is a former resident of this City where she received her Early education. Her Mother resides on East Center Street near upper Mulberry. Or. Everett after finishing her College course graduated from the woman a medical College. She was then appointed physician in charge of the North Western Hospital at Minneapolis Quot lie subsequently became assistant Phi ican and gynaecologist at the state insane Asylum of Minnesota she is now chief resident physician of the woman a Hospital of Philadelphia it was a Success. A Large crowd attended the closing of the Harvest Home festival at the it Alva Tion army Hall monday evening. The remainder of the donations were sold at auction tie goods bringing very Good prices. The refreshment table was liberally patronized and the quaint auction ering of Ensign Heift kept everybody in a Good humor. The Harvest Home has been a financial Success a Nice sum being realized. The Money will be used to part of the Hall debt. Ensign and mrs. Heift Are to be congratulated upon the Success of this festival. Milton fair. The Milton fair will he held on october 2, 3, 4 and 5 and from present indications will be the Best in its history. Milton being situated in the min list of a Rich agricultural District always has a Large exhibit of farm products and Gnu eke and the increase in premiums will bring greater and better exhibits in this line. The fair management have re paved the Speed track which now i better than Ever before and the Speed program has been carefully Ai ranged so that trials for Speed will be especially interesting $3,200 being offered for Speed runaway. A runaway team of horses belonging to Clinton Jenkins of Valley township caused considerable excitement on Mill Street yesterday afternoon or. Jen Kins had loaded i his Wagon with Coal at the Kase Coal Yard in South Danville and while he was settling his Bill at the store his horses started of a or the River Hriz age and came across on a hard run on reaching the Hedy ens House the Wagon Tong came i Contact with a Teh Raph pole and the sudden Jar brought the team to a stand still before any great damage resulted. A Susquehanna Salmon measuring inches uni weighing 5 Pound was Cau Glit in the River near red Point saturday by Harvey . Arthur ii. Woolley afterwards caught this Beauty with a Silver to secure Coal Eamigh to continue operations. The is n Tion in the or at strike of Tho to a rivet is practically unchanged from the condition of yesterday. Thu Hazleton and Wyoming District Are completely tie a up. The operators from East of a Hlais a to Mahanoy City have so far Faiez and Novatt Euitt will let a made to run tin mines in that Loralita at present. Lock Gap and mid Valley Cotti cries Are to King and the North Frank in Colliery is running Short handed the Only collieries operating full handed Are those at Trevorton. La he effect of the shortage of enl Are now being Felt throughout the entire East and at All Anthracite Market Points tiie dealers in this City any that it is impossible to buy Coal at present except at ruinous prices and most of them have orders enough to clean up their present Stock. 1 he hardest situation to face in this City i the effect the Coal strike will have on our in in Lustres both Large and Small f should the miners remain Idle much longer the most of on in Lustre will be compelled to close Down. There is but one Mill in the City that has Coal enough to continue operations a hould the strike be a lengthy one. Many families have already secured their Winters Supply of Coal. To a Mok Siso news representative one of our leading dealers invt evening said that he thought at least three four Tbs of the Domestic users had filled their bins tie also rated that it looked As though the present prices might prevail the entire Winter even though the miners should return to work next week As it will be impossible to Stock the Market in a few month time. Y m. C. A. Star course. The entertainment c nut tee has so cured for the cd it Ming season the follow ing excellent Talent which it is hoped will meet with the approval of the com Muni to for whose pleasure and profit the course has been arranged. Entertainments to be held in the opera 1 Loose a wednesday nov. 21st, 8 30 p. A Royal tyrolean concert Torii be direct from London and Hamburg ten per son in National costume. Novel musical effect. Alpine Hunting and Echo song. Yodel choruses Etc. No other company like this in the country. Engaged a the opening number by Many of the Large City course. Friday dec. 21t. Gen. John b. Gordon. I gone of the greatest orators of the present Day and a who Cost More to Elt a Tirc than most any Oiler Man. Lie will a deliver a Famou lecture on the Quot last Days of the first time in Danville. Friday Jan. 18th. The Katarine Ridgeway concert co. The very Best of its kind in existence guaranteed to be High class in every particular. Compose i of Alisa Ridgeway readings Arel elocution Ary work miss Viola water House Soprano or. Walter e. Mcle Ber son a so in Rotindo or. Franklin c. Buh pianist. Friday feb St. Hon. Jame m Beck of Philadelphia. A cure to Law announced latter. Or. Beck i connected with Many associations and his activity in musical artistic literary Legal and political circles attest the breadth of i vie is and the versatility of his talents. Friday March 1st. Temple male Quartetti company composed of following artists e. E. Bullock 1st Tenor e. F. Webber 2nd Tenor Robert Bruce 1st Bass b. To. Willard 2nd Bis miss f. E. Burnett Reader and elocution St. First class and up to Date. Course tickets $1 00 reserved seat tickets for the entire course $1.25. No half Price tickets will 1� a old. Active preparations for the rally. The Christian Endeavor societies of this City Are making Active preparation for the grand rally to be held at the Mahoning presbyterian Church on next tuesday evening at 7.50 of clock. A special program i being prepared and the Mahoning choir will ing a Vernl of their let selection or. Bloomsburg. W ill he the it Eaker of the evening. After the rally there will Lee a re rep Tion in the lecture room. Refreshments will he server 1 and a thu Stacie w ill let a Given which will include some of our Best violators. Accord i ing to report Danville and the surrounding towns have quite a nun her of violator of the game Laws. At present these a a sports a Are promiscuously killing any and All kind of game they can Chase up an a doing it without regard to it Law. Season or Una atty the Law abiding Hunter a hould get together an 1 organize a game protective association Ami then prosecute any one violating hie Law for the Protection of game. Punish the it writer Ami keep t u in out of the game districts until the proper season. Baker English. William Baker of this City and mis Marv English of Valley township were United in marriage monday nmn ung at seven of clock in get. Joseph Catholic Church. The Rev. M i. Of Reilly per formed the ceremony. Miss Sapir Creser a bridesmaid and them a a re Baker a brother of the Groom officiated As Best Man Hick i too much illegal shooting of game
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