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VOLUMIO 77. HI 818 Ml RMS Canal street, Danville, which lias been iu disfavor fur sumo time past by reason of "loud and unseemly noises" nightly emitted from one of the resi dences there, promises to redeem all shorr comings and in the future to be at least as far as deportment at night is concerned one uf the must uiodel and circumspect avenues in the bor ough. It has all cume tu pass as the result uf an arrest made Saturday. The residence that was the cause uf cumplaint is presided uver by Leliuy Williams. Now, the worst, that could be said against Loßoy even at the hearing, was that he"was ton guod uatured" and that others with no idea uf prupriety tuuk advantage uf his hospitality and in»i>osed on him. They came often and they stayed late. The means they employed of killing time might have passed muster in a mining camp, but they were too noisy tu suit the ideas uf the staid i>euple whu reside within an earshut uf Canal street. Complaint was of daily occurrence and night after night while elsewhere the town was wrapi>od in silence the chief uf pulice made a weary pilgri mage tu Canal street urging modera tion among the merrymakers. At length the monotony began to wear on the otticer and he decided to try somo other plan. Accordingly he ludged infurmatiun before Justice Oglesby Saturday,charg ing Leßuy Williams with maintaining a nuisance, si>ecifying that "loud and unseemly noises" were kapt up nightly disturbing the neighbors and causing complaint. A warrant was placed in the bauds of Constable W. E. Young, who indue time appeared with Lo- Roy. The case was soon disposed of. No one regretted the matter moro than the man arrested, who explaiued to the justice what he was up against. lie was wholly in the hands of his friends and it was through 110 wish of his that his house came to have the ropu atiou for "loud and unseemly" noises at night. Chief Mincomoyor said that quiet was all that 110 was after and lie would withdraw the cliargo if the do fendant would get rid of his noisy guests aud ]>eruiit no disturbance 011 any occasion. Of course it was under stood the man arrested was to pay the costs. Tho defendant readily agreed. Since through their indiscretions he had been subjected to the indignity of au arrest he was in a jiosition to make sweeping demauds of his erstwhile guests ami there was grim detenu illa tion on his face as he promised that henceforth Canal street would be a quiet place. So it was settled: the defendant plankod down the costs—a trifie over two dollars—and withdrew thanking tho chief of police for ex ercising so much clemency. Canal street since has beon as quiet as a country church yard. Swoet sleep has fallen to all and there has been no complaint nor cause for complaint. Wedded at High Noon. The home of Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Angle, Cherry street, was the scene of an interesting wedding yesterday when their daughter, Miss Anna L. Anglo, became the bride of Henry S. Howell, of East Stroudsburg. The ceremony was performed at high noon by the Hev. J. E. Guy, pastor of Shiloh Reformed church, before a small assemblage of iuvited guests,rep resenting the immediate families and a few of the most intimate friends. The bride aud groom were unattended. The bride was attired in white crepe de chine. After the cereuiouy a sumptuous wedding dinner was served. The fol lowing guests wero present: Mr. and Mrs. George Leighow, Mrs. Henrietta Augle, Mrs. Fred M. Owen, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Rishel, Mr. and Mrs. John Mitchell,Mrs Baylor, Miss Myra Brown, Charles Augle, Roy aud Oliv er Augle,Mr. and Mrs. Wiliner Lanter uian, the two latter being from East Stoudsburg. The bride, who is a most, popular aud highly esteemed young lady, re ceived a large number of useful and haudsouie presents. The groom, a na tive of this locality for some years past,for some time has resided at East Stroudsburg, where he is employed 011 the "East Stroudsburg News," his brother-iu-law, William Laulermau, being editor and proprietor of the pap er. The newly wedded couple left 011 the 2 .21 D. L. & W. train for East Strouds burg, where a furnished house await ed them. Attempt to Wreck B. & S. Train. All attempt to wreck a passenger train ou tho Bloomsburg and Sullivan railroad uea|- Benton Tuesday evening was frustrated by Edward Karus, who happeued to pass tho scene of the at tempted wreck. A pile of steel rails had been placed across tho track. They wero discover ed by Karus just a few minutes be fore the evening passenger arrived at that point, which was a short dis tance above Forks; Ho ran to tho oh titruotiuii and sucecoded in pushing it off the track just as tho train appear ed arouud the sharp curve, only a few yards distant. After the train had passed he heard some one run over the bank from the railroad tracks aud upon an investigation he discov ered foot prints. Evidently the mis creant had been waiting to witness tho result of his work IK KM Iff FIIC Troubles have multiplied thick and fast iu the little household of Lloyd Laniberson. (Hi Saturday morning the home was limned to the ground. The wife and children, homeless, sought shelter among friends, while the hus band aud father, intoxicated, was ar rested and spent the day iu the lock up. The Lamberson home was situated bo tweeii the canal and the wagon road about half a mile below Lovers' Leap on the Northumberland road. It was a two-story building containing four rooms and a back kitchen and had just boeu painted. Although occupied by Lloyd Laiulierson, his wife and two children, it was owned by Wilson Lamberaon, a sou of Lamborson's by a former marriage, who resides at Ber wick "The fire broke out about half past two o'clock Saturday morning. The house was alone at the time of the fire. Lamberson had been drinking and it is alleged made diio throats against the family so that Mrs. Lamb erson Friday evening taking her two children fled to this city and spent tl»e night at John Lamborson's, auothei son of Llovd's, on North Mill street. On Friday evening Mrs. Lamborsou swore out a warrant for her husband's arrest. Notwithstanding tho alleged threats the charge preferred was for drunkenness only. The otflcers could not lay their hands 011 him Friday evening aud he remained at large dur ing tho night. Saturday morning still intoxicated,he was found lying 011 the door step of the dwelling occupied by his son John and in which his wife and children were sheltered. When Chief Mincemoyer appeared to take him into custody ho was inclined to resist,but he was finally lodgod in the lock up, where ho spent the day. Learning that the house had been destroyed Mrs. Lauiberson went down tho river to viow tho ruius of her home. Nothina remained to mark where the houso stood but a heap of ashes and a few piooes of charred wood. The fire was seen from town, but it is doubtful if anv one down the river, kindly disposed, saw the fire or was near to attempt to save a single article. At all events everything burned, household furniture, clothing and all A single outbuilding was left standing. Lamberson was arraigned before Justice of the Peace Oglesby at 7 o'clock Saturday evening. His wife, the complainant in the case, was the principal witness. She told how abuse and hardships had been heaped upon her ami how she lived in constant dread because of herhubsand's threats when he was intoxicated. She wept us she told how the last blow had de prived her of iier "homo and that now she or her children had not a stitch of clothing that they could call their own except what tho woie at that moment. All the furniture in tho house, with the exception ot two or three pieces, of small value, were her own Much of it was purchased with money earn ed by washing for families in this city and she explained how she had carri ed or assisted to carry clothing washed backward and forward from Danville. Now the fruit of all her hard work was taken from her. As she sat with her sleeping babe on her lap, tearfully tell ing her story she presented a really pathetic picture and general sympathy was aroused. Lamberson seemed penitent enough. On several points he said he had no recollection of what occurred. He was finally permitted togo free by raising tho money needed to pay fine and costs. Mrs. Lamberson stated that she had no doubt but that the dwelling was intentionally sot on fire. She had in the house a five gallon can which con tained at least throe gallons of coaloil. The stopper of this can was found ly ing near the out building,that did not burn, which showed that coal oil had been poured upon it and that an attempt had boon made to start a fire. Tho houso was insured for $250. There was no insurance on the furnit ure. P. (). S. of A. Increase. Allentowu,Aug. 29.—The forty-first annual convention of the Patriotic Order Sons of America of Pennsyl vania, opeued hero yostorday, to con t'nuo in session three days. About 1,- 000 delegates are attending. Richard H. ShaefTer, chairman of tho commit tee ou arrangements; Mayor Schaeffer aud Lawrence 11 Rupp welcomed the delegates. State President W. I Swopo, of Clearfield, responded, and prayer was olVerod by Rev. D. E. Ruploy, state chaplain. Secretary Wilson Weav er reported a membership of 80,951 on June 80, an increase of 8,274. Receipts during the year wore $709,548.01 ; ex penses, $061,784.07; benefits paid (lur ing the year, $201,585.18; cash in sub ordinate treasuries, $200,410.70; in vested in bonds and real estate,sl,lß9, - 710.75; value of paraphonalia, $22 j, 572.90 ; total valuation, December 81, 1 1905,51,077,700.47; increase during tho year, $182,000.09. I A ballot for officers was taken yes terday afternoon. Harry Gallagher, of Lebanon, has 110 opposition for state president. Next year's convention,the sixtieth anniversary, will bo held in Philadelphia. We are haviug some beautiful sun sets between showers. •PUOXIRD BUT TO TBDTH, TO ÜBXU'I AN® LAW-BO FATOB SWAT* US Am» WBAM MAI* w *' DANVILLE, MONTOUR COUNTY. I'A., FRIDAY, AUGUST 31, 1900. NHMff 1 DM Montgomery's American History was adopted for use in the borough schools Monday at a joint, meeting of teach ers and directors, which took place just prior to the regular session. The following members of the board were prosont: Burns, Orth, S warts, Pursol, Pish, Fischer, Lutz, Trum bower, Heiss and Grone. Miss Ben netts, Miss Pritchard, Miss James and Miss Uallagher representing the sixth grade were also present. Mr. Pursel reported that the coiu mittoe oil text books had examined Baruos', Montgomery's aud McMaster's Histories aud found points of merit about each. Ho suggested that the teachers present express thoir views concerning the relative merits of the books. Iu accordance with his request each of the teachers indulged in a few remarks, unanimously recommending Montgomery's History, specifying in what respects it excels the other two books. On motiou of Mr. Fischer it was de cided to order one bundled copies of Montgomery's American History for use iu tho sixth grade of tho schools. On motion tho joint meeting ad journed. Tho teachors retired and the board wont into regular sessiou, after which Dr. Harpol joined the school board. Mr. Fischor of the building aud re pair committee reported the repairs on tho borough schools as progressing nicely. A few additional repairs were recommended, among them being a general overhauling of the desks aud tho seats iu Miss Bennetts' room iu the third ward. On motion of Mr. Orth the supply committee was authorized to purchase supplios to the value of about forty dollars for use in the chemical depart ment, taught by Mr. D N. Dieffen bacher. The matter of lead pencil sharpener, brought up before the hoard at the previous meeting, came up again for further consideration. A load pen cil sharpener was on hand at the moot ing for examination. It was given a trial and fully considered when it seemed to bo the couseusus of opinion among tho directors that,while a very useful device for an office, a lead pen cil sharpener is hardly practicable in the public school and that aiming sev eral hundred pupils it would be very apt. to boooire a nuisance. No action was taken in the matter. On motion of Mr. Orth it was order ed that the text book commit tee be authorized to purchase five Imperial dictionaries for use in the schools. Applications wero received from Miss Verna M. Heed and Miss Emma Youngmau for positions as pupil teach ers. Superintendent Gordy recommend ed both the young ladies. Miss Rood being a graduate of the local high school and Miss Youngmau a graduate of Park College. On motion of Mr. Pursel Miss Heed ami Miss Youngmau were elected pupil teachers of the bor ough. The following bills wore approved for payment: William W. Mottorn $109.75 J. & F. Hourie . ... 8.00 U. L. Uordy.... 2. 74 VV. H. Orth 1.81 Freight and dray age . 8.15 Mrs. Frank Shelhauiwer.... 40.00 Mrs. Nancy Littorer 19.00 Mrs. Alice Miller. 19.75 Mrs. Mary Houusley 28.00 Mrs. Anna Anderson 4.00 A handsome Hausoleum. During the next, few months anothor costly mausoleum will take its place among the handsome pieces of ceme tery work in Odd Fellows' cemetery. The mausoleum will be erectod by the Charles Johnson estate, the builders being T. L. Evans' sons, this city. Tho sito of tho vault will be scarce ly a hundred yards from Mrs. Geisiug er's mausoleum,further down the hill toward the entrance of the cemetery. The Johnson family is one of the old est in this sectiou and its members were numbered among tho pioneers of this section. Charles Johuson, a man of affairs and of considerable wealth, died about twenty years ago; his wife survived until about one yearJ|ago. Both are buried in Odd Fellows' ceme tery. Survivors of the couple reside in Valley township and comprise the best known and most influential families. Tho mausoleum will he of unusu ally large dimensions aud]jwill contain twelve catacombs. It will be 10 feet 8 inches by 18 feet, four iuches by 12 feet. Tho cntacombs aud lining of tho mausoleum will be of Tonuesseo mar hie with hronzo fixtures. The exterior will bo built of North Carolina granite with rock face finish. Tho roof stones will bo in ono piece and w ill form the most massive slabs ever handled in this section. Thero will bo a solid bronze door with grill frout, backed with plate glass, making the interior of the vault visible froui the outside. The door will bo exceedingly fine. The general effect of tho mausoleum will be that of massivouess rather than oruameutation. The cost will be five thousand dollars. Odd Fellows* Picnic. A good sized crowd of Danville ]»eo plo yesterday attended the Odd Fel lows' picnic at De Witt's park Music was furnished for dancing during the afternoon and evening by Fetlerman'* orchestra The base ball game between the Danville Merchants and the Hloonis burg team resulted in a victory for the latter by a of 10-5. M nil Miles Barber, of Wilkos-Barre,spent Sunday at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. I G. Barber, Kerry street. William Common,of Berwick, spent Sunday with his family on Water stroet.. Ebon Kingsbury, of Nanticoke, is a guest at the homo of W. J. Williams, Mowrey street. Mr. and Mrs. A. It. Myeis.of Maple Terrace, Pittsburg, are visiting their aunt, Miss Kosella Curtis,Front street. Thomas Jameson,of Burnham, spent Suuilay with relatives in this city. Miss Leah Hill liai left for a visit with her aunt, Mrs. Norris Scolder at Detroit, Michigan. Charles Bloom, of Wilkos-Barre, is visiting his grandfather,D. S. Bloom, Bloom street. Dr. James Patten and John Morgan, of Oarbondale, spent Sunday with friends ill this city. Ellis Lando, of Honolulu, Hawaiian islands, a midshipman at the United States Naval academy at Annapolis, arrived Saturday evening for a mouth's visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. Fred Jacobs, Mill street- Misses Nettie Walsh and Jetta Gal lagher, of Pittston, are the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Low is Anderson, East Market street. Miss Carrie Billinever, of Milton, is visiting her aunt, Mrs. Wesley Perry, Lower Mulberry street. W. A. Meyers, of Williamsport, transacted business in this city yester day. Miss Lena Kggert, a graduate nurse of the Polyclinic hospital, of Phila delphia, is visiting at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Kggert, Vine street. Mrs. Susanna Reynolds ami Mrs. Annie Kussoll left yesterday 112 >r a vis it with relatives at Hyndman,Bedford county. W. J. Sheldon, traveling representa tive of the Philadelphia Inquirer, was a visitor in this city yesterday. Miss Ivy Mauger, of this city, and Royal Hayes, of Annapolis, Maryland, are spending several days with friends in Berwick. Mrs. Joseph Locluior and sous An thony and Albert and Mrs. C. Kmioc inski left yesterday for a visit with friends in Lock Haven and Williams port. Miss Emily Lean, of Shamokin, is visiting Miss Ada Butler, Sidler Hill. Miss Elizabeth lvidd has returned to Philadelphia after a visit with Miss Ada Butler, Sidler Hill. John 11. Hunt, F. C. Angle and Harry Patton took in Pawnee Bill's Wild West at Sunbury yosterday. Miss Bertha Mowory, of Philadel phia, is spending her vacation at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Mowery, Vine street. Mr. and Mrs. John Dorris, of Hunt ingdon, spent a few hours with rela tives in this city yesterday afternoon. Dr. Thomas B. Ilolloway, of Phila delphia, spent yesterday at the home of Ins father, Hon. W. K. Holloway, Bloom stroot. The Misses Katherine and Alice West liavtf returned after a visit with Mr. and Mrs. David Lantz at Milton. Jacob Ueise arrived Tuesday even ing from Philadelphia for a visit at the homo of his sister, Mrs A. Q. Mc- Coy, Lower Mulberry street. Miss Mae Dreifuss is visiting rela tives in Berwick. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Deightmiller, Mr. and Mrs. Clarke Moore, Harvey Crossley, D. C. Mansteller, and Hoy Shultz, of Columbia, in West, Hemlock township, left yesterday morning to attend the Grangers' picnic at Wil liams Grove. Henry Wertman,William Cotner and Isaiah Kriim, of Grovania, left yester day morning for a trip to the Grang ers' picnic at Williams Grove. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Lewis have re turned from a wedding trip to Middle town, New York. Rev. ami Mrs. John Sherman have returned from a visit with friends at Eagles Mere and Picture Hocks. Miss Hannah Evans has returned from a visit with friends in Wilkes •Barre. Mrs. Jennie Schotield and grandson Edward returned to Philadelphia yes terday after a visit at the home of her cousin, L. W. Snyder, Spring street | Mrs. L. W. Snyder and sons, Edward and Arthur left yesterday for a visit iu Philadelphia, New York and At lantic City. Jiulgo C. O. Evans and wife,of Ber wick, spent a few hours in this city yosterday. H'irry Weuck,Charles Leniger, Carl Demott, Gus Bachinger, Dick Driscoll and Harry Smith went to Pawnee Hill's show iu Sunbnry yesterday. Henry Weirmau left yesterday morn ing to atteud the reunion of the First Pennsylvania, Light Artillery at Get tysburg. Mr. Weirmnn was accompani ed by his daughter, Mr.-* Lohach and her daughter. Iloy Shultz has returned from an extended visit iu Philadelphia, At lantic City and Longport. Austin Khise spent last evening with friends in Bloomsburg. DROWNED ATELYSBII One of tho saddest deaths iu the his tory of Klysburg occurred Tuosday af ternoon, wheu Mrs. Lillian B. KaulT man, wife of Loo KautTman.a promin ent young farmer, fell into a spring in tho collar of her home and was drown od. Just how tho accident nccurrod is a mystery as Mrs. KautTman was alone when the sad accident happened. She was last seen by her husband un her way to the cellar. She was carrying a pail and was going fur wator fur sup per .It is evident that in stuupiug uv er tu fill tho pail sho lust her balance aud fell headlong iutu the spring. As the spring is deep and narruw it was impossible for her to extricate herself and death ensued boforo any person discovered her pordieameut. Garvin KautTman, a young nephew of the boreaved husband who has boeu employed on the farm, upon going in to the cellar somo time later was hor rified to find his aunt head first iu the water. He endeavored to remove Mrs. KautTmau from the spring until help had been summuned. Efforts wore made to restore life to tho body but to no avail. The deceased was 30 years of age ami was married only last January. She was well known throughout the region on the South side of the river. She is survived by a brother, Hatton L. Hoi wig. of Seattle Washington. Lee KaulVniaii,the husband, was form erly employed at the hospital fop the insane at this place, having left there soou after his marriage last January. Mrs. KaufTman was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Solomon Helwig. It will be remembered Mr. Helwig died from injuries received in an ac cident in 1904. A year later the death of Mrs. Helwig occurred, Mrs. KautF mau's demise being the third death within two years. New Principal for Normal School. The board of trustees of the Blooms burg State Normal school last evening received a telegram from 13r. I). J. Waller that he had tendered his resig nation as priucipalof the Indiana State Normal school. That he has resigned from the ludiaua school means that he will accept the Bloomsburg principal ship. All .Bloomsburg is this morning con gratulating itself upon the anticipated return of Dr. Waller. Ho is formerly of Bloomsburg and a descoudent of one of the oldost and best families of that place. Dr. Waller was formerly, for thirteen years, principal of the Norm al school at Bloomsburg,leaving there to accept the position of Stato superin tendent of public instruction in Penn sylvania. Leaving Pennsylvania he went to Indiana, where he has been for thirteen years. Dr. Waller is an ordained minister of the Presbyterian church and a doc tor of divinity. A Camping Party Blopement. Columbia county is rather noted for its elopements but is remains for a young couple from Pittsburg who have been camping near Light Street, to reach the height of the unique in matrimonial adventures. Miss Lottie Clark aiul William Buch anan, of Pittsburg, with Miss Clark's sister and Harry Kellar, of Berwick, have been camping at the bridge near Light Street Miss Clark and Buchan an had decided to trot in double har ness, ami oil Tuesday had completed all arrangements for the happy eveut, which was to have been |>eiformed in camp. The minister, even,had arrived when it was found that a license was necessary. Both aro under age, and as the parents reside in distant Pitts burg, a quicker course was decided upon. Accordingly the young couple left yesterday morning for Binghamtou and roturued to camp last evening man and wife. Will Fill Canal at Bloomsburg. The D. L. W. officials in a s|)ecial car, visited Bloomsburg yesterday for the purpose of inspecting the canal at that place,about which the citizens of Bloom have been loud in their cam plaints of late. The D. L. & W. people were some what surprised to find that the condi tions about which the complaints had boen entered were greatly augmented by the town of Bloomsburg itself in emptying surface sewage into the dis used ditch. The railroad men, however, seemed to be in favor of oarly improvements at Bloomsburg and it is expected the company will fill up the canal. Two Lectures on Temperance. Two as flno addresses on the subject of total abstinence as were over heard in this city were delivered in the courthouse last night by J. Washing ton Loguo and F. P. Cumm ings, of Williauis]>ort. It was a social feature of the state convention and attracted a good sized audience. Both of these men nre able orators and devoted work ers iu the cause of temi»eranoo. Each held the closest attention of the audi ence and was frequently applauded. Using River Coal. Several families in the upper part of town are filling their cellars with riv ler coa' which they extract from the sireain in small boats. Still a few campers are enjoying the charms of Nature. C. T. ION OPENS CONVENTION The Catholic Total Abstinence Un ion of Pouusylvauia opened its thirty fifth annual convention in this city yeHterday. The session will adjourn at 8:30 o'clock tonight. The delegates began to arrive on Tuesday evening; by last night there were 18 enrolled. More are expected today. At 8 o'clock yesterday morning the delegates assemblod at St. Joseph's hall. At 8:30 there was high mass with the Rev. M. I. O'Reilly, rector of St. Joseph's church,as celebrant. At 10:30 the convention was called to order by State President Robert J. Breuuan, Ksq., of Centralia. At noon there was a recoss of an hour and a half. Adjournment took place at 5 p. m. At 7:30 the delegates assembled in St. Josoph's hall, where an informal reception was held. Later the dolegatos in a body visited the Structural Tubing works, after which they attonded the lecture of J Wash ington Logue in the courthouse. The ofllcers of the Catholic Total Abstinence Union in addition to Rob ert J. Hrenuau, State President, are Rev. Thomas A. Hayes, of Ceutralia, spirtnal director; H. B. Cunningham Aruot, vice president; T. J. Sullivan, Williamsport. treasurer; B. J. Mc- Audrew, Pittston, secretary. The following delegates wore ap pointed as a committee on Credentials B. J. McAndrew and Miss Tessie Pace, of Pittston; James A. Buggy, Sha uiokin, and J. W. Kinney, Arnot. The above committee presented a re port,which showed that the following dtdegates were present: Thomas Martin and T. J. McCaffrey, St. Joseph's, Dauvillo; M. C. Burmingham, J. W. Kinney, Tioga county Union ; James A. Buggy and John A. Burns, St. Pat rick's, Shamokin; J. Bell and Daniel Drew. Annunciation cadets, Shenan doah; Anthony McAndrew. St. Igna tius, Centralia: Hon. F. P. Cninmings, Richard O'Connor, St. Joseph's, Wil liamsport ;B. J. McAndrew, Father Matthew's,Pittston ; Alfrod H. Pace and Kdward Kearney, of St. Aloysius, and Miss Annie Cooney anil Miss Cath erine Loftns, St. Aloysius Auxiliary; Michael Waters,St. Joseph's Williams town. Hon. F. P. Cu minings, Mrs. T. H. Sullivan, Alfred H. Pace.M. C. Birno ingliam, James Bell, Frank McCaffrey, Miss Annie Cooney and A. J. McAnd rews wore apjxiintod as a committee 011 resolutions. Auditing committee John A. Burns, Thomas Martin, Miss Catherine Loftus, Daniel Drew and William Kearney. Press committee—-Alfred H. Pace M. C. Birmingham. Miss Tessie Pace, Mrs. Annie Cootiey. During the afternoon Rev. Father Ourran of Wilkes-Barre,first vice presi dent of the national union, attended the convention and was received with much enthusiasm by the delegates. He delivered an interesting address touch ing 011 matters of importance to the union. Anarchy Reigns at Berwick. The respectable element of Colum bia county is aroused to the highest pitch of excitomeut over the lawless ness and anarchy which exists among the foreigners at West Berwick. On Saturday night an atrocious mur der was plauued and executed while another was attemped. The murderers are still at largo. District Attorney Small has acted promptly and sent an appeal to the superintendent of the State constabul ary asking for a squad of Stato police to help preserve order, as the Italians had broken beyond all bounds of con trol of the county authorities, who are powerless to prevent a repitition of the crimes. So far as can bo learned Joe* Jones the West Berwick Italian who is want ed as the alleged murderer of Joe Moriocz in West Berwick on Saturday night, is still at large and not much effort is being put forth toward his capture. Xhe Columbia county commissioners held a meeting Tuesday but offered no reward. It is stated that no request had been made for the commissioners to offer any reward. So far as can be learned there has not even been a war rant issued. People everywhere are decrying the outrage of Saturday night. There is much talk heard all through the coun ty against the saloons in West Berwick anil tho deeds which are committed in that vicinity. It is said ,that the black hand so ciety holds moetings in West Borwick and that it is implicated in both these crimes. Poople fear that unless action is taken in the immediate future out breaks among the foreigners will be come more frequent and violent and neither life nor property will be safe. STOKM PHENOMENON. During the week now ending storms of unusual severity have swept over various pnrts of the State. The elec trical phenomena have been particular ly brilliant and many barns and some dwellings have been consumed by fire coming from the cTouds. Many anim als have also perished and the Oreens burg Daily lieoord tells of the sing ular fate which befell one of the fav orite peaoocks of the late Frank Oowan. ' The bird was sitting on tjie limb of a pine tree during the preval- I ence of a heavy stowni when it was Istruc by lightning and instantly kill ' ed. SUSTAINS ft . BROKEN NOSE Henry Kocher, an omployo of the Structural Tubing works, met with a sorious accident Tuesday forenoon. There was consternation among tho empluyos uf tho mill pending the ar rival uf a ductur, as it was thought the man would bleed to death. Mr. Kocher, who is an elderly man, was working at theshoars,which wore being employed to cut up a lot of old iron rails. He was satanding close by wheu one of tho severed lengths in some way getting foul in tho shears flew up with terrific furco,striking the mau upon the face. Ho fell backwards uudor the force uf the blow hile the bluod gushed out of his nose in a stream. A physician was quickly called up over the 'phone. Meanwhile every ef fort was made to stop tho fluw uf bluod, but iu vaiu. By tho time Dr. New baker arrived, which was scarcely mure than ten minutes after the call, the injured man bail lost at least a quart of blood and was very weak. Mr. Kocher was struck by the iron squarely across the bridge of the nose and it required only a slight examina tion to convince tho doctor that tho nose was broken. Tho bad hemorrh age was due solely to tho fracture 'of the bouos. It required only a min ute's work under the physician's deft manipulation to adjust tho brokon bono,after which tho hemorrhage ceas ed. The injured man was removed to his home on Grand street, where at last accounts ho was doing very well. A broken nose while serious enough is not the sort of an injury to koep a man confined very long. Fine Array of Speakers. The arrangements for the men's Sun day afternoon meetings at the Y. M. (J. A. for September ami October have been completed, and a phenomenally fine list of speakors and musical num bers is announced. The first meoting will take place next Suuday afternoon in Association hall at 3:30 o'clock. On this occasion Rev. G. H. Hemingway, I). D., pas tor of the Presbyterian church, of Bloomsburg, will speak to a mixed meeting on 4 • Personal Responsibility." The Keystone octet will sing. An nouncements for other meetings in September are: September Mth.—Rev. W. (J. McCor mack, D. D. Subject, 14 The HeaUng Word." Fetterman's Orchestra. Spetomber lttth.—Hon. H. M. Hinck ley. Subject, "What it Costs to Serve the Devil." Solo, Mr. Walter Russell. September 23rd.—Rev. .T. E. Byers, pastor of the Methodist church, of Bloomsburg. Quartet of Bloomsburg. September 30th.—Mixed Meeting. Rev. M. K. Foster, D. D., Solo, Miss Luella Werkheiser. OCTOBER. October 7th.—Rev. J. Shambach, pastor of the Evangelical church, of Bloomsburg. Subject,"Friendliness." Solo, Mr. Irvin Vannan. October 14th.—Rev. E. B. Dunn, «'i Nescopeck. Subject, "Modern Babels, or Building Without God." Mother* ell's Orchestra. October 21th.— Prof. U. L. Gordy. Subject, 44 Education and Results." Metherell's Orchestra. October 28th.—Mixed Mooting. Rev. L. W. Walter. Subject, "What think ye of Christ?" Metherell's Orchestra. Small Crowd at Grangers 1 Picnic. Rather a disappointingly small nuin-' ber of people gathered at Milton park i yesterday on the occasion of the an nual picnic of Pomona grange, No. 31. It is estimated that between 100 and 500 people were on the grounds. The small attendance is attributed to other events that conflicted with the grangers outing. A large number ( of the farmers are at Williams grove • this week, others are desirous ot at j tending the Lutheran reunion at Is land park, Sunbury, today, and not wishiug to lose two days in succes sion, decided to forego the Milton event. The program was curried out as an-1 nouuced. A recitation by Miss Cordelia, Hotteusteiu, a declamation by Fred | Schnure and several musical selections j were followed by the s]>ecch making.. Hon. W. L. Nesbitt, of Milton, was : present and delivered a fine address. Hon. A. L. Martin, deputy secretary j of agriculture and Sheriff Edward B. Dorsett.of Tioga county followed with ■ interesting talks. Hon W. T. Creasj* j s|>oko of the important issues of the present campaign that effect the farm ers. Rev. Jordon a returned mission- . ary from Persia also s|>oko. The arrangements for the picnic i wero in charge of Turbot grange. UNEQUAL TAXATION. The Pittstou Gazette charges that the backward state of the public roads iu the coal regions,as well as the lack of other improvements, is due to the parsimony of the coal companies. It says:"lt is not a very enviable dis tinction for corporation officials to be lined up against good roads, but ex perience in the coal region has proved that the coal companies are against any public improvement that tends to increase thoir taxes, notwithstanding the fact that every man who knows anything about taxation in the coal region is convinced that our wealth of coal does not bear its proper propor ion of the public expense." NO 49 BRIEF ITEMS FOR HASTY READING It is pood policy to leave a few things uiisaid. Misfortune is often another name for a man's premeditated folly. Modesty in woman is one of her most charming possessions. The evil a man does in youth re turns to plaguo his age. The boys and girls will presently re snme their stndies. after a good, long rest. Heal business methods have nothing in common with dishonesty. The political cauldroi* will soon be gin to simmer briskly. No wonder the czar is anxious to hold his job. He gets $t»,750,000 a year. Even the hottest weather doesn't seem to discourage Cupid. The wiso use of the present will bring a golden future. Cruelty to animals or to helpless children is the habit of a coward. Fifty-three oflioe holders were as sassinated last month in Russia. Talk of the strenuous life! The members of the choir of Christ Episcopal church are requested to meet at the church Friday evening at 8 o'oloek A baby boy yesterday morning was born to Mr. and Mrs. John A. Cash ncr, who reside on one of the Bennett farms. Reports from the cotton-growing section of the union say that the crop is going to surpass that of all previous years, except INO4. And the price is going to be fair, too, in spite of the bumper crop. With more than a score of cases* of typhoid fever, of a malaria character, that have developed at Harrisburg since the Hood of August. JJ.phsyiciaus have come to the conclusion that the disease is spread by mosquitoes which havo infested the city. The Allontown business man who gave his stenographer a note for sl,- 000, payment thereof to be conditioned upon her walking the straight and nar row path, avoiding club rooms, lodge rooms, liorels or places with question able reputations, and going regularly to church, must bo a model employer. The agitation for pure food,and the recent exposures and prosecutions against agents of adulterated and ini puro foods in the United States has stired up other countries, and it is found that in Great Britain, Germany and Franco foods are adulterated much in the same manner and as frequently as in the United States. Street Commissioner E. S. Miller is confined to his homo by illness. A pleasant smile and a genial man ner are worth a fortune to their own* | or. The East River Sunday school, of Rushtown, will hold its annual picnic on Saturday, September Ist., at Cent ennial Hill. The public is cordially invited to attend. The cider mill is getting ready for its annual squeeze. The thoughtful preacher carefully writes out his church notices and send hem early to the newspaper office. Undertaking to warm a bottle of turpentine near tho blaze in a cook stove at her home near Waynesboro, the stuff exploded and Mrs. Welty Shockey was terribly burned. As John Fcnstcrmachor and brother were driving a traction engine over a bridgo in Pine township, Columbia county, the bridgo gave way and the engine lay upside down in ten feet of water in the creek. Tho loud voico does not always prog nosticate the strong will. Mrs. Sheridan Harvey, 27 years old, and Miss Edna Cagey* 23 years old, sisters, of Geneva, Fayette county, died in the same house within four hours of ('aeli other,the former of con sumption and the latter of brain fever. The newspaper carriers of York have formed a branch of the National Newsboys' association, sixty-six being on the roll. The association aims to make boys industrious, honest and abstemious, both as to liquor and cigarettes. Warned by a crowd of boys that a train was coming William Veuary, thinking they wore joking, tried to cross the Lehigh tracks at Shenan doah, was run down by a train and in stantly killed. Mike Gruminske fell sixty feet down a ventilator shaft at the Bonneville cement mill at Siegfried, Northampton county, ami escaped with a fractured femur. That iic escaped instant death seoms marvelous. The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement. In less than a week the vacation sea | son will l»o over. 1 West Chester is so well pleased with I the departmental system inaugurated lin tho public schools there last year | that tho system will be continued. • Four intermediate instructors are I specialists in particular brauches. The oyster will return from his vaca | tion tho last of this woek, and they say ho is fatter and more numerous than over before. Considerable atten tion has boon paid by legislatures of the oyster states in recent years to sur rounding oyster culture with safe guards. The result is a largely increas ed crop.