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Lebanon Semi-Weekly News (Newspaper) - February 2, 1910, Lebanon, Pennsylvania Vol Xiv no 26 Lebanon evening february to remove Jacob Shell volume of january Busi Ness presages year for p r months pay Large Prosperity to lie reflected locally in distribution of wages the first of the local railroads to establish new records in the move ment of freight will be the Phila Delphia and Reading according to present indications it was the first to emerge from the recent panic Dur ing which the movement of freight on the railroads was the lowest in his tory and the number of cars now being handled on the Harrisburg division is running ahead of the record to exceed record the monthly reports filed yester Day show that the movement of freight on the Harrisburg division was More than car ahead of the movement for january 1906 the biggest movement made Here in the history of the Reading Road occurred in March 1906 and it is expected that the movement for March 1910 will exceed the record during the past year the Harris Burg division has become an import ant Coal carrying Railroad which is one of the principal causes for the rapid Rise in the freight movement the traffic agreement made last Spring with the Western Maryland is responsible for much soft Coal being sent through this City for Tidewater Points from the West Vir Ginia Fields Limestone Trade this is the most important feeder of business to the Philadelphia Harrisburg and Pittsburg Branch while on the Lebanon Valley All of the industries Are being worked to Tufer the Limestone Trade has increased very rapidly during the Pas six months and Nuite a number of trains Are sent East every Day Railroad men say that when ton nage 1s considered the company is already doing More business than in 1906 because of the fact that larger capacity cars have replaced Many of the smaller ones that were in ser vice four years ago Many of the cars at that time were of the pounds capacity and now most of the ears Are capable of hauling pounds and a number of them and pounds How Ever the number of cars seems to the unit when freight traffic is considered sheriff Bellman and Otis polymer left for Penitentiary sheriff Lohn a Bollman with Otis Clymer As Deputy wednesday went to the Eastern Penitentiary at Phila Delphia for the purpose of removing Jacob Shell of North Annville town ship to the i Norristown Asylum for the criminal insane for treatment shel4 who is serving a seven year sentence for murderous assault on state Constable Hollingsworth was recently adjudged insane col Earnest Here Aerial voyage gives graphic account of his balloon in 1869 in flying Cloud was heartily greeted by Many old j time friends colonel John p Earnest former lieutenant commander of the fourth regiment came from his Home at i negro be to this City this morning on a business Mission and greeted a Large number of old time friends Dur ing his stay he was especially cordially greeted by the members of the old time Coj Spany h and present and past military men of the City realty transfers p s Keiser to Daniel Carmany property 21 North sixth Street this City consideration Charles Meyers to George Schreiber property on Willow Street this City consideration Joseph f Lauck to Andrew s stauffer two properties on Railroad Street Palmyra consideration Harry funks funeral Man who met death on Street railway it Palmyra the funeral of the late Harry Funck of Palmyra was held wednesday fro his late Home with in the Bethel Church at that Wols made at Church cemetery the obsequies were largely attended d a Frant was the undertaker went to White Haven Harvey Nye will undergo treatment at Sanatorium Harvey Nye of 513 North seventh Street left this morning for White where he will enter the Sanatorium situated there and under go a two months course of treatment he a son of or and mrs Jacob Union laddies held meeting committee named to arrange for annual banquet company will celebrate its one Hundred Nind Lii teen Auni Versay on february 33 the first meeting of the Union fire company following that at which the officers were elected was held tues Day veiling the committee which will have in charge the arrangements for the annual dinner which is to be held on february 22 Washington birthday in Honor of on Hundred and thirtieth anniversary of the organization of the company was announced the committee which was appointed by president Grant e Kleiser Fol lows William s Wertz Paul e Miller Daniel p Snyder Harvey p Berger John j Bartley George a Hess and Frank b Krause in the absence o the president or Kleiser vice president Frank e Krause Seei pied the chair made at so Lietzen Park Baltimore in presence of people John h Uhler who resides at 44 North fifth Street has written a graphic description of a balloon f Cension he made from Scheutzon Park Baltimore in which he believes will interest the Many read ers of the news or Uhler is a Veteran of the civil War has reached the Ripe age of to years and is in enjoyment of the of health he possesses a retentive memory and can accurately recall incidents which occurred when Lebanon was a Little struggling Vil Lage his accounts of the Days he and on several occasions a Yum pained John the aeronaut was Well known to the older residents of Lebanon county in his Aerial voyages vividly recall the times when people from the remotest sections of this and adjoining coun ties flocked into Lebanon to witness the ascension and reach the Park and starting Point i pulled the valve and was Low ered to about two thousand feet Ami seeing a Small cleared space in the distance i Desee Deci with great rapidity All the Wildle throwing the remainder of my ballast until i was carried to the spot i had selected my was now to see the people men women and children running to and stumbling each and All eager to reach Iti scene of action i now threw Anchor and landed safely close a barn by this time there were not less than titty persons on the spot i was kindly assisted in Empting my balloon rolling packing it in the Basket a gentleman present kindly tendered ibis thankfully accepted service of taking me to the Shuet Zon Park a distance of seven Miles and now after wearying the read ers with the imperfect sketch of my romantic adventure i bid All of them Adieu until another Opportunity pre itself surety of the peace Frank Sterling furnished rail for hearing on charge Frank Sterling of this City was arrested on tuesday afternoon at his boarding House on Church Street by Constable William Idock of the first Wardel on a charge of surety of the peace he furnished bail before Al Derman Siegrist for a hearing next monday evening i guests at of Rick Home capt l v Rausch keeper of the state Arsenal and George w Mictl Henny Deputy sheriff of Dauphin county were the guests of District attorney Charles d Weirick at his Home in Park place on sunday and monday Rev h d Miller pastor of Salem u b Church accompanied the Young Man socialistic meeting Gertrude Breslan Hunt will speak in s of a Hall Gertrude Breslau Hunt of Chicago will deliver an address under Tae auspices of the local socialistic party on wednesday evening february 9 called at court House postmaster Hartz of Palmyra visited his former office postmaster Frank e Hartz of Palmyra was called wednesday at his former office in court House Post master Hartz was formerly Deputy Register of wills which Post he re signed to assume the duties of his office he has Many friends Here midweek markets poorly attended and to changes in the prices markets were Tatlier poorly attend having been somewhat tardy in giving an account of Ray Aerial voyage made the 13th of August 1sg9 from the Baltimore Schuetzer Park in the owned Iby prof j Light of Lebanon i will now Endeavor to entertain those of your readers who feel interested in the circumstances with an account of my venture Morot nig the morning was beautifully Calm the Sun bursting Forth its splendor 1etxline a Piralo to the surrounding scene and Nota Breeze stirred the Jestic Trees As they turned in stately grandeur affording ample Shade to the Giddy throng of curious visitors drawn Forth by the festivities of the occasion the flying Cloud was brought to the spot for inflation about 7 a and its process began and was successfully completed under my own supervision until 3 p when now filed to her utmost Capa City the necessary arrangements were speedily made for the occasion up in a balloon the ear was attached k the bal Loon Anchor adjusted and All being ready i stepped into Tho car Oor Sawy pressing the hand of professor Light or keen president of the sch Vietzen association and others the band in attend Ance struck up the soul stirring strains of up in a balloon and at the same time the word was Given to let go and amid the deaf ening and tumultuous shout of at last ten thousand spectators the flying shot like an Arrow up and Onward taking a northeasterly direction until it reached an Altitude of about five thousand feet when striking another current it was wafted due West now sailing gently on Ward and finding myself gradually sinking immediately Over the North Ern Central Railroad where trains were passing Back and Forth i immediately threw out a half bag of Sand when the balloon shot up again to the height of thirteen thousand feet it was now that the City and sur rounding Vicinity presented a Loveli est appearance the Bay seemed gently rising in bold Relief and from the concave of Spearance of the Earth appeared to be sloping upwards its most Remote part almost on a level with me glittering like a Lake of molten Silver and clotted Here and there with numerous vessels gliding gracefully As a Swan upon its Placid bosom Beautiful scenery it was now immediately Over Druid Hill Park its Beautiful scenery presenting a magnify client View its numerous windings interspersed with its in sons of America Hall she willed on wednesday even for a wednes speak on the subject masters slaves the cause Anil cure and foreigners arrested three foreigners were arrested on tuesday by special Oscer Peters of the Reading Railroad Coal and Iron police the prisoners were haled to the office of Alderman r l Miller where they entered bail for their appearance at a hearing tomorrow morning Day there were few dealers on the Job and most All of these had fresh meats for Sale the prices commodity were about the same a have prevailed for the past sever a weeks and other prices were also about the same Transfer in realty Sarah c Light to Harry o Philips farm in Monroe Valley this county consideration y prof Reed will attend prof Edgar Reed superintendent of the City Public schools expects to attend the twentieth annual session of the department of City and Boroush superintendents of the Pennsyl Vania association next tuesday and wednesday at Harris Inorg to banquet at hotel Wallace Lebanon county alumni of Lebanon Val Jey College will be first of its kind and county association will be organized the Lebanon count alumni and former and present students Leb anon Valley College Annville will hold a banquet at the hotel Wallace on the evening of february 12 lincolns birthday it will be the first affair of its kind and it la proposed to be held annually during the evening the alumni will organize a Lebanon county association the Imperial quintette has been engaged to furnish the music j Walter Esbenshade of the class of of this City is in charge of the arrangements for the dinner deaths and funerals Leah the death of Leah Schnoke Daugh Ter of or and mrs George Schnoke of Bethel occurred on january is Deo based was about years of ago and a member of salems re formed Church and of Union sunday school besides the she i survived by the Fol Lowin Brothers and Sisters Mary and Stella of Reading mrs Sher Man of it Aetna mrs Mclaurin of Myerstown Philip of this place and Irvin Laura Bertha and cathar Ine at Home funeral at salems Church on saturday undertaker it Effenbach has charge of the funeral Daugherty reunion t h i jape of Altoona attended affair on sunday t Henry Lape of Altoona on Sun Day attended a reunion of the Daugh erty family in this City or Lapes wite was a Daugherty he is a former grand master of the Penn Sylvania command pry in logins Templar and widely known in masonic circles or Lape loft tuesday morn ing on his return Home can get certificates nonresidents who desire to work in Liis state Deputy attorney general William m Hargest this morning gave an opinion to superintendent of Public instruction x c Schaefter that Chil Dren living in other states Bat de siring to work in Pennsylvania can obtain employment certificates if Bright Green foliage looked like a pr0periy qualified he also nolds that thread of Silver Falls Creek also can be Given to children living within the limits of a District but not identified with any school in Case they desire to go to world and Are qualified to do so Are members mountains and the Patapsco River in its Silver Sheen the Northern Central Baltimore and Ohio Phila Delphia Wilmington and Baltimore railroads were conspicuous in Beautiful picture under me which none but those who have witnessed can adequately describe up an hour after being wafted two mile fur ther i looked at my watch and found it was now 4 Oclock having been Mittee of the kind for us City e in the air one Bour and wishing to m bal Bangh Isaac c White and k stand once More on Terra i Helen schools the following have been named by 3tate supt Schaeffer As members of the permanent certificate committee for Lebanon r being the first com Myerstown feb 1 mrs Susan sooner of main Street one of the oldest residents of town 1s today quietly celebrating her s4th birthday anniversary despite her advanced age mrs Stoner a still enjoying fairly Good health she a the widow of the late Augustus Stoner who died about 14 years ago and who during his life was prominently connected with the business interests of the town mrs Stoner has been a lifelong resident of Myerstown and is a direct descendant of the founder of the town being a daughter of the late or oud mrs Daniel Myers she was born in the old Myers Homestead a House still occupying a prominent position on Railroad Street and which is now the property of j h Wilhelm at one time her father was one of the most extensive land owners in this Vicinity being in Possession of a Large part of me land South of main Street at a time houses in that part of the town were few and far Between during her Long life mrs Stoner has seen Many changes in her Home town and has lived to see the Southern part of town almost As thickly built up and occupied As any other Section mrs Stoner has four children two of whom Myers and John reside at Reading the latter being engaged in the mercantile Busi Ness there another son Harry e Stoner is engaged in the grocery business at this place and a Daugh Ter miss Sallie Stoner resides her one of Hor Sisters mrs Daniel Garrett lived to be nearly 90 years old John Myers who was one of the Force of instructors in the old Myerstown Academy during the civil War was a brother she still has one surviving brother Ami also a sister the brother Daniel Myers resides at Chicago Junction Ohio and the sister mrs Maria Mark widow of the late Rev George Mark lives at Boston Bucic tails paid visit r the members of the Buckhall drum corps residing at this place on sat urday evening left for Reading where they paid a visit to Harvey Moyer and family the visit was unannounced and at Moyer who la also a member of the corps was taken completely by Surprise f Back from wedding trip or and mrs South who were recently wedded at Downing town on saturday returned from their wedding trip and took up their residence on South College Street or South purchased the Home Sev eral years ago saw St Elmo about 30 Myerstown people on monday evening attended the production of St in the opera House at Lebanon returning Home on a late Lebanon Valley Street car a party of Richland people also passed through Here Enro Ute to the same place being conveyed in a Large Sleigh attended funeral mrs Emma Kurtz on monday tended the funeral of the late Samuel Kurtz at Womelsdorf mens meetings interest in the mens meetings be ing held each sunday afternoon in the u b a hitch continues to in crease and the attendance at Sun Days meeting was much larger than at the previous meetings the address by Rev j l Hynson pastor of the fourth Street presbyterian Church of Lebanon and the special music by the Albright College glee club were features that were very much appreciated the revival ser vices in charge of the pastor Rev Joseph Daugherty which have been in Progress for several weeks will be continued throughout the week Rev plucks subject the problem of Young Peoples was the subject of the sunday evening discourse by Rev j Lewis Fluck of the reformed Church the Christian Endeavor prayer meeting was led by mrs flick topic the most stirring events of foreign missionary observed birthday on monday Beatrice daughter of p x r operator Samuel e la Ininger and wife celebrated Hor 10th birth Day anniversary in Honor of the event she was the recipient of a number of pretty Post cards personal mention Joseph and Mary Noll of Reading who had been visiting their grand Mother mrs Mary e Noll returned Home on sunday evening Samuel Hibshman of Richland Henry Herr and or Charles Ecken Roth of Lebanon mias mame Schoener John Stoner and of Reading Harry Himmelberger of Pottstown Luther g Harpel and Oscar Feeman of Lebanon and e h Rube of let Ltd were among the recent visitors in town John m Sesser Aad daughter Sallie spent sunday with John Zim Merman and family at newmans town or and mrs Leighton f Kura spent sunday with friends at read ing Walter Wagner and family visited his parents or and mrs John wag Ner at Richland mrs e h Myers and son Harry spent sunday with Milton retch and family at Richland mrs John h spanker returned from a weeks visit to friends at Norristown in Honor of birthday pleasant Ron eng spent at Homo of Harvey Zartman Harvey Hartman son of or and mrs Ezra g Bartman of North seventh above Maple entertained a number of friends at his Home on tuesday evening in Honor of his eighteenth birthday anniversary the evening was very pleasantly spent socially and refreshments were served or Zortman is a Tenor Singer in Trinity of Church the guests were misses Ida Arnold Elsie Elert Lillian Sellera Helen pies gathering Straeffer Florence deck Eva Helen sorrel bar Gertrude Rodearmel Theda Dengler and messes a Birls he act Luther and Paul Zartman were discharged evidence to hold Faust and Wolf Nicholas Faust and John Wolf both South Lebanon township were wednesday discharged from arrest by Alderman Sles Rist of the first Ward following a hearing at which District attorney Wedrick represented the interests of the Commonwealth Faust was charged with assault and Battery and Wolf with surety of Tho peace Michael Fortna of South Sec Ond Street being the prosecutor the evidence was not sufficient to warrant binding the accused Over for March court but both were warned it to further molest font a and Toftey promised to him and his Home pupils enjoy Sleigh ing members of Jones to i High school visit West Lebanon school Twenty four members of the Jonestown High school headed by their teacher prof Mcmilli on tues Day enjoyed a Sleigh ride to West Lebanon where they paid a visit to the High school in charge of prof John r Fertig following an address of Welcome by prof Fertig this program made up of songs and recitation was rendered out or dreamland Dorothy Clem ens merrily sing John Kilmoyer Sleigh ing song Lemoine Johnson Pussy in the Well Elvina Schruff goodbye Edith Leahy All of West Lebanon High school recitation Susan Boltz Annie Lentz Mabel Miller of the Jonestown High school recitations Aaron Dowhower has Lilly Harvey Bohr and Katie Brugel West Lebanon grammar school Solo Allen Strohman West Leba non primary school address prof a j a Calll mrs Killinger buried services Over remains were con ducted by Rev Fisher funeral services Over the body of mrs Kate Killinger Woldow of Wal Iam kill Gfrer of this City were held wednesday by Rev i Calvin Fisher pastor of St Marks reformed Church at the Home of the daughter mrs Ralph Waltz 12fi North tenth Street interment was made at Camp Belltown and was private the pallbearers were John will George Krall Jeremiah bless teen and William Kalbach p ii Thompson was the undertaker barn of John ered Ericksburg Job stroked by fire r loss Aboite six horses tvo Mulea acid two calves boated to death fire of unknown origin destroyed the barn on the of Jolin Holland situated in the preder Iuis Burg on Side of United Bryl throw ing grounds on neb Day evening about of approximately i the started in a Large Black gaining headway a Pliny c rated to the barn a Beve no fire fighting c ent the building was i sickly burned v perished inf lambs six Horsefly two two calves were roasted Aid Twenty Lye tons of Hay Quantity of Straw Obriti were eaten up by flames Era farming were More than a dozen 6f horses in the a fable a licit on the part of or alone on the farm Wajs for the saving of the horses the Harsev used this summed in life 6ii Twe new state Holland was a or Holland succeeded in Nett uhf of the Orsea Ballut to animals became panic rushed Back int6 tie v t the loss the born is partly Shinoe triess of Sleigh i and foot print spa a 1eadlng from the the is thought that a incendiary and tie Buten Peitit made wednesday that will be put on a the guilty Sperty a Holland is aware Hedaa no1 ene Fly Anil he la at a total Losa to anyone should to incur a upon him isolation building to be erected by managers of Good Samaritan Hospital an isolation Bui Dinar i Jtb by erect de by the management of die Good Samaritan Hospital on the a Wisent Hosp Taj tract at fourth and Walnut streets the building will of Brick one Story in height Sandji Iliad Between the main building and the laundry facing on four i Street it will contain separate wards for men and women a private wird misses apartments and physicians office As Well As the arid disinfecting rooms the plans have been a a Ritcher the architect a mover interred funeral took place from Ciao Giters Home at Mec Ivlue services were held on tuesday morning Over the remains of Ike Ftfe Abraham w Moyer who died Laiu week at Harrisburg to funeral took place from the Home of Daugh Ter mrs Jerome Shalley at Meck the the principal services were held Zoars lutheran Church at ton and interment was made in the adjoining cemetery the Prev or by of Frederick Sung officiated at water works w13re married of Sleigh ing party prom tills Fly enjoyed supper there a merry Patty enjoyed a trip to the Union water works on monday evening where they enjoyed a Chicken and Waffle supper the party at Oclock from the Home or miss Helen Andrews at 734 Wil Low Street who was hostess in Honor of her guest miss Nellie bees of pot Taville Dorothy Baveler of Philadelphia a wet known harpist the guest on tue tiny of Rev and mrs s m Thompson of 33 North tenth Street Hubert Sonon of West and miss Ada f Wilson of Toic spook South Londonderry married on monday at the u b parsonage Gael coerce Mong bed nor performed by Rev d 3 the pastor Rural Carrier ill Harvey suffer Ige with at tack of Harvey one of free Ruml delivery carriers Lebanon Post office received a temporary suspension in to an attack of Poe Modla of Lute Grunt we will Oover the route during the illness of cear Jer Berry
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