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VOL. Art NO 17
STXTi: TROOPERS RESIWN INC.
stab police authorities »m cnmid
erably nk' over the constant re
•tttnttlnn <>f the't mp«f* to accept *»«•» -
ter paid places ill the service of eorp
oration! nntl institutions where their
11niii I til* them to not M *|>ecial
officers It In possible that the ne*t
hVfislature may be asked to make some
better provision, as now as *OOll a- a
man I* trained he Is offered induce
ments to take other places There if
now no proitiion by which a man
must servo any length of time before
he can resign. Two of the bent men of
the Ureensburg Hoop were lost b.V
resignation last week.
GHKAT RBJOIOING. —All North
Hollow, in the lowei part of Potter
county, is rejoicing over the killing
of "Jumbo", undoubtedly the biggest
black bear seen in that county, ainl
one thai has killed more sheep and
shout* than any toil other bears, lie
was trapped and killed bv Hen Vent/
er and Arthur Perkins, and weighed i
almost 500 pounds. He measured al
most nine feet from tip to tip. Old
"Jumbo" is credited with billing .15
sheep and at loa«t a dozen shoat« .lur
ing his stay in the Potter county
STEEL BUTTONS SAVE 1 IKK -
A steel trouser button saved tin' lite
of Bigio Armaudi, of Pittsburg Ar
m:i'.:di got in a quarrel with another
man in a saloon over a card ;'iime and
he was shot at with a revolver, fall
ins to the floor he was suppos .1 to be
mortally wound -.1 and was taken t ■ a
hospital. When snr:: 'on* prepared to
operate they found that b- bad only
been stunne ! instead of wounded by
the bullet. The twisted button an 1
flit! net bullet were found in hi
LIFE FOH A QUARTER-- A quart
er gas meter was the cause of the
death 01 Maria Cnrran aired 111, at
Scranton. Late Thursday 111 Jit the
pas in the Curran home failed because
nobody had a quarter to putin the
meter, and the jet in the young wo
man's room remained open. A tew
hours later her brother returned home
and placing a quarter in the nn tor.
turned 011 the ga«. The room occupie 1
by the girl was flooded and her death
SHE IHD IT.—Mrs. George Ward,
of Corry, has done what the police of
that place have lon: 1 declared their in
ability to do—sccuied the arrest and
conviction of the propiietors of a pok
er joint and their promise to retire
from the business. Sin- al-o compelle ■
the men to reimburse her for all the
money that her husband had lost in
DIES FROM LOCK JAW.— Daniel
W. Dunbleberger, of Lancaster, was
run over by a wagon and one of his .
leps wa- broken. He was improving
rapidly and was studying hi school i
lessons in the hospital so as not to be
behind in his studies whet he con
tracted lockjaw, which resulted in his
BETTER WAKE UP—A Butler 110111
named Allen O Shook has l« en sent
to the workhouse and fined *-0 on a
ohar-'e of bigamy. When arraigned
Mr. Shook made the unusual -.tat -
ment that he didn't knew there was
anything wrong with bavin- two
HAS BEEN BEARING FOR 01
YEARS. W. ,T. Young. 11 Spri :-
ville, Susquehanna 1 ant/. I. :i '•
farm an apple tree which bore apph -
in iMfi. It still beari eveiv y< :>r.
Three feet from the 1 .111111 1 it mea
sure fi feet 11 inches in circumference.
DIGGING IN THE SNOW.-A
Crawford county faimr 1 1 sevet.
acres of undng p. it' ..nt'er snow
ami he lias a lot ■ 112 mi or :n a
RATHER CARELESS ! getting
to alight from the train when ' 112 lea -h
ed Beach Haven, her hono, Mrs. C.
C. Church walked thr ighth oar and
off the platform whib the t . 1 w
running at full sjt "d. She wti - r
TRY AGAIN.— Forey Renn, of Sha
mokin, had a leg badly crushed 1 y a
fall of coal at Beat Valley colliery
some time ago. He returned to work
at the same mine yesterday, when an
other fall crushed him so badly that
he may die.
CATTLE POISONED -For the third
time poison has been fed to the cattle
of Harry ltissling, of Reading. One of
the herd is dead and two others are
not expected to recover.
SAVED HIS OWN LlFE.—Aroused
by the gobbling of a turkey, the fami
ly of Henry Ettinger found their barn
in flames in Upper Mt. Bethel town
Would you call it an insane desire
when a woman wants to make a crazy
The subject of street paving occupi
ed considerable tune before the hot- I
ongh council nt its regular meeting ,
Friday evening was the date set for ,
the hearing of objections to the prop
onltiou to pave East Front street he
tween Ferry and Railroad streets; no
one ap|*>aied, however, to offer any
On motion of Mr. Helm its was ord- I
stril that ill the judgment of council |
it is to the best interest of this hor- !
ougli that Front street be Improved in
accordance with the request of the
Friday night also was the date for
considering the propriety of enacting
an ordinance relating to the paving ot
East Front street between Feny and
Railroad streets. On motion it was
resolved that the committee on law in
con in ii't ion with the borough solicit
or be directed to prep re the necessary
ordiuauc' . ltd report into council at
its next regular meeting, when due
action will 1 e taken.
A petition a- 1 in:: t! t a section of
Bloom street, between Ferry & Church
streets, b paved with vitrified brick
was pres. nted to tie borough council
la-t night. Tl re s\' twelve signers
r« li' nting li\ hundred and twelve
1 1- v. 'OVt : ; how Iv. r. that
the petition wa- irr rularly drawn,
ati'l 011 motion of M . lies it was or!
ered to he returned to the signers for
corn -t it 11. after wi.it it will be duly
!:•. Lveiliaii voicetl a protest against
thi 1 : • 1: e :;. nerallv indulged in by
deii! :■ 1 t blocking ''■« sidewalks with
luer. 'landis . mak 1 git inconvenient
for pedestrians an i exposing the gt ds
to danger of infection.
On motion it wa orderetl that the
chief of police be instructed to see
that tht< sub walks are cleared et nit r
chandiso at <i o'clock each t veiling.
Mr. Kverhart reported that the e. m
-111 iitee app dnted I y eonncil hiitl held
a con! renee with the executive com
mittee of the board ol trustees of the
hospital relative to the proposition to
diveit the effluent from the sewage
disposal plant at the hospital to the
borough sewer; that the matter was
discus od ill all its relations but that
it is quite apparent that no co-opera
tion to get nil o; the diluent will
come from the ho-; ital trustees.
On motion it was ordered that the
State legislature be pt titionedt 1 make
an appropriation of a sum of money
sufficient to divert the effluent as
above pioposed. Tl . petition is to be
a formidable affair containing the |
signatures of practically our entile
population. The police force will < r
dilate the petition.
On motion of Mr. Curiv it was ord
t >•! tl at the alley south of E1 -t Mark
et street.east of Nas-an street, be cob
bl 11 so as to se 'uro better tliainagc.
It was also ordered that the alley b • |
tv.'.i n the Leighow antl Rishel prop
erty he repaired.
On motion of Mr. Cuirv it was ord- ;
ered that the new paving on East !
Mark, t -Ir. t between Pine sticet at tl :
(dock's eanrt Ist raped at the 1 ailit si <
T' ' following members were. | :.'s
ent; C'leaver.Everhart, lies. Marsl.. 11,
Curry, Coimolley, Von Blohn, !leim
I'lte following b Ms were ai-pioved
for ; avmeiit:
Regular employes .-si l?.,jo
I. h.-r anil Hauling ... .. "SJ.2C
Cieor-c S. Tillson .. . .jß.6('
A. G. Ilariis.. 'J.4f. '
t. •W. H• ■ ii"r. -Its Ttt.id ;
Denville Stov %'i Mfg Co o.o'
Pauline F. Fan sworth l.".00 :
W. ,T. Rogers . o.Oc |
J. 11. Cole 70.80 |
K"t:ular employes . . .. 515'5,»0
Atlantic Refining .. 10. J1
112 a' or ;n Light Dep't 1T.f.0
ANOTHER LUCKY HUNTER
Frank Yeager returned to Danville
1 Ttesdav from tl 0 White Mountains
bringing with liini the hide of a spil.o
buck. The deer weighed about a hun
dred pounds and was the only one shot
by the party during a week's hunting.
Mr. Yeager being the lucky marks
Mr. Yeagei bears out the statements
of other hunters that fawns and docs
are very plentiful. The first day the
1 party was 011 the ground, five does
were seen. But one bear was espied
during the week.
Last year it will be recalled Mr.
Yeager succeeded in getting a good
sized bear. ,
You can make a reformer out of a
politician any time by throwing him
out of office.
DANVILLE, PA., THURSDAY, NOVKMBKR 24, HM<»
The usual Thanksgiving services 1
will be held In this city, Thnritday. j
The devout, who desire to offer thanks
! giving ami praise to God for the |
bounties and mercies of the past year, I
will have an opportunity to do so
either at the Piun Street Lutheran >
: church, wheie a union service will be
liebl, or at the Mahoning Presbyter
ian church, whete following custom
that congregation will meet to give
thanks The hour set for the services
lat both places is 10:80 o'clock.
At the Union service the Thanks
giving sermon will he preached by the
Rev. J. L. Yonee, pastor of the Trin
ity Lutheran church. The program. J
arrangement of which is in the bauds
of the Rev. ,J H Musselmali. pastor (
of Pine Street Lutheran church, will
be announced in the course of a few
At the Mahoning Presbyterian
church the sermon will be preached by
the pastor the Rev. James Wollaston
Kilk Special music will be a feature.
The Thanksgiving offering as usual
will bo donated to the Woman'** Be
nevolent Association of Danville to
aid in relieving the poor, whom we
always have with us. At those church
es where Thanksiving offerings were
not taken up yesterday collections
Will be lifted on Wedm -day evening.
To give all a chance t>> exprt - their
gratitude to (»otl by a - nbstantial
Thanh-Diving ottering another collec
tion will be taken up at the I'nimi
-;• vi m Thursday.
The establishment of V L Seidcl,
whose stablisbinent on rural route
No >1 nr Wasl ingtonvil! , is one of
t' • 1, st known 11 ainin- die - foi
I tinting tiogs in the country, was \ is
ited htsr wet kI v dog poi-onti who
sneer, let I in killing two of the dogs
that were at that time under Mr Senl
el's care. One of the dogs j . isonetl
was Ch. Roillieid Count, a high hied
tiog valued at - >OO, antl beloi ging to
.1 R. Glenden, of Chapel Hill, North
Carolina. The otln r llog was also a
A 1 >..-t mortem exam :nation was e. a
dncted on one of the dogs and in its
stomach was found a piece of meat tit d
with twine, and holding the poison
inside, leaving 110 doubt a- to the in
tention of the poisoner.
The owner 1 I one of the p d.-oncd j
dogs avdcitiscH in another part of this
paper a liberal reward tor apprt bin
sion of the poisoner
At a regular mtc'ing of the Dan
ville M imst. 1 ial Asu ciat ion l.elil |
Monnay morning 1 .. follow ngollu. r.-
\\ 1 • elected . IJI.l J l. - 111. nl. tla lit v.
.lames Wollaston Kirk; secretary, tint
Rev. C. C Snavelv: trtia urer, the
Rev. A. .1. Ire.y, D I).
The Rev. J. H. Musselman, pastor
of Pine .-street Lutheran church, re I
a most excellent paper entitled,"Shall
We Adapt Oni Church Servi - as
to make them Attraotiv to Chi 1 Iren ''
1 Tin* question was very thou-hll llv
discr. - a d, and it was unanimously tin
sense of tl." niinisteis that tl.e oliil
:ien 11111 -1 be reeogni/ed in cl-nrcl.
-e.'vi' ■, although a limit liuist bi oli
-ervt.l and the servo es not pennitt I
to degeut rate into n ere , a'tur- si ow
ing. Church trainm,' for hiblren i
essential inthedev ! ;:i 11. ■ nt •fChr:-l
--i ian character, the antiav solu<ol,
t'liristian Endeavor, etc although
alMinpoitaiit adjuncts, .11 point • I
t' cist ian training .re -'coinlar;. to
j ;be chinch.
PRETTY HOi\T; WEDDING
j A very pre t» wedding took plaoeat 1
: the home of Rev. and Mrs Charles .
it.ill: I'. Upper Mil!! .iv 'I t, Tl.
. lav morning, wli 11 their daughter, j
Miss Lnla Garner, was nuitcd in 111 r
ria*:e to Mr. It nn 1' !•*.. s: ia-ler of
Chinehilli, Ha., 1 v the R 1 ,1. \\.
Ha.v< -. of l'!'"'tnsl nr Tl- • : :u- .• re
in on y was used.
The wetltlin- mai > h was played by
M ; -s i tella Garner and the brido was
given away by her father. The bride
wore a '. own of white liberty satin
trimmed with Spanish lace, and was
attended by her sisters, the Mi.-s,--
Melissa antl Adeline Garner Mr. D.
L. Garner was best man. The bride
carried a bouquet of white chrysanthe
Those who attended from out of
town were: Miss Kleuora Tillman, of
Scranton, and Miss Stradcr, of Chin
chilli, sister ot the groom.
The newly wedded couple left 011
the 12:10 train on a wedding tour to
Emporium and Buffalo.
On Hunting Trip.
Grant Feusteruiacher, Eugene Stead
anil Orville Krickbauin last evening
left for a several days hunt in the vic
inity of Benton.
1 W hen two blind people get into an
1 aigument both may be able to see the
H. L. DEWIT i
SHOOTS ft DEER
1 Tim first deer brought into Danville |
'bv L ln- hunters till* W HWUI fell nmlN i
i the unerring nim Hubt'r L. ItcWlli j
lof the (until niilo in the White Derr
' moitntniiiH Thursday.
Tim deer in a flue four prong Intel,
i weighing Hi mm 170 pounds Mr. 1>•
Witt in mm of nur must successful
Nimrods. Nearly every autumn Im
KOCH huntilift, ami be linn A number of
deer to bin credit
l<a*t week in com|Miiy with several
other deer huutern he hint to bin fav- !
orlte stamping grounds in tlm White j
Deer Mountains. That Meber succeed -
eil H< i HOI ill in hugging his deer caused
!no surprise Rather bin friends would i
have been surprised if he hail Hot rap- ■
, tureil one.
One ileet—and that "a male one with
horns"—is the limit set under the
present law, and having reached the
limit nothing remained for nur bnnter
but to return home, lie arrived at
Danville Saturday evening bringing
tim carcass nf the deer along with
him ;IH proof I f bin prowess.
The arrival of a deer i- ;m event of
im trifling importance in Danville.
Till' W.IL II conveying the c-irenss from
the I'. & li. station to Smith Danville
mi its way stopped at M. H Schram's
store. Ilel.i r was there I<i explain lo
tlii sport-nun assembled ju-t how the
thing I.a ! b'■« n done
Incidentally, it wa learned that
there is not a superabundance of
"male d> i r with visiM • horn- " Doe -
are plentiful enough and l>v some
strrangu in-tiiict they "into know
t! it they af .\. in] !. They app:n> lit
ly make no i-tTi rt t i c "local them
-<>lv <me ot tli ' hiinieis reported
"•I'iug thirteen deer, all die -. Not
w ithstaieliug, Mi. De\\ .tt's part\ ,-uc
! I. iin getting five bucks. The di i
1 : «ugl ' to I'mville was shot by a
A pretty home w tiding took place
yesterday at high noon in the home of
Mr and Mrs. M. L. Kloom,Riverside,
when their daughter, Mis- Elsie M.
Ijloom and Mr. hen Hoy Little,of Wil
liamsport, were uniti d in marriage by
the Kev. Chatle* Cameron Suavely.
After i'ie ceremony the guests wen
invited to partake of a splendid old
fa«hioued wedding dinner.
In tie afternoon, Mr. and Mi> Lit
tie took the train for Mt. t'armel to
spend a t \v days with the groom':-
parent.-: after which tie-, will go i >
William* it win r. tl y v ill tuak.
;!t« ir future I ome, A host of friends
wish tl.i m a happy and prosperous
1 1 if.
FINE BAG OF GAME
.fumes Scarlet, Esq . M II SI-hram
and A. ! . Snyder returned home to
Danville Tuesday night with a fine
lot of game as the result 'if one day's
They hft here Monday night pro
e nling y automobile to Merwik as'
gue-ts of George Morton, the hotel
•i Ti sila.v morn in;.* they antoee
i.u'i' to I la and spent the day hunt
i. that v trinity
Among the g: me bagged were five
pheasants aud twelve lal.i it.-. Tin
ti-.-.' above named gentlemen ni
ami !.-• Ditnvilh 's nest skillful ami
enthusiastic hunters, and when they
returi! i • empty handed it may '>•
out d iwn a- I*, 'rmon.-frated fact that
:i , scare or that condition- are
not favnrabe lor hunting.
i The pupils of the -cite 'ls yesterday
made thrir usual Thanksgiving offer
; itig. \ total of '■>' I ti was raised,
i Frevion-ly the pupils contributed
groc lie- flour, potato, s, iV:c., us well
! Ci-h, hut this year the teqnest was
mad h\ the Woman's Benevolent as
so-"ation, which distributes the articles
i among 11 u poor asking that the con
tributions be'limited to money. That
the | up<l- responded generously in till
the wards is apparent Sroni t!io gener
ous figures shown in the total.
' Mrs. George A. Stock, who under
} went an operation at St. Joseph's
: Hospital, Baltimore, for appendicitis
! has returtied to her home in this city
' fully cured. Following treatment in
1 I the hospital she spent a week with
1 relatives in Gettysburg.
iS Dr. Pennepacker Improving.
i| Rev. Dr. G. 1). Pennepacker, form
erly pastor of St. Paul's Methodist
| Episcopal church,who is ill at Markles
j burg, Huntingdon county, and whose
! ; death was apprehended, has improved
; somewhat, and hope for his recovery
- is now entertained. His illness is
l The kind of people who deserve to
) be undone are those who are all wrap
ped up in themselves.
I An important conference was held i
111 this city yesterday between the ,
borough authorities ami represent* 1
tives of the P. A K. Railway com- :
pauy, as the result of which the bail
conditions on Railroad stleet relating
to drainage promise to be speedily
For years past the surface water ae
cumulating on the grounds of Castle
Grove has came pouring down the
western slope antl drained into a large
pipe, which conducted it through tin
tier the heavy stone wall enclosing the
pro|i»*rtv into Railroad street where
the drainage has proven difficult to
take care of, flooding the thorough
fare. making the walk on the west
side impassable and encroaching on
The land abutting on the sidewalk
thus inundated is owned by the P A
H. Railway Co. The borough before
doing anything to improve drainage
at that point, then fore,apprised J. E.
Turk, superintendent of this division,
of the conditions on Railroad streff.
The result was that the conferi nee
that took place yesterday was arrang
At 10 o'clock Superintendent Turk
accompanied by V». D. Keczie.division
en.-'ueor, and John McCarthy, supei
visor, came down to Dnnvil! • in hi
"dingy" or epecinl car. At Danville
the party was joined by Station Agent
P. 11. Kov. t ami 1 roct "th I to Rail
road stt' . f,where it met t . fi ii>• wi:.
lopresentatives • 112 the 1. a. c h < 1 Dan
Street Cauimi-sionej'. P. .I.!'■ i'cr and
Chairman of Committee on ! '.'it- lia
Si,pei int. ii It lit Tin 1 and tl. 1- h. r
of lie als flid not deny that ' lailway
conip'.iny is in part ri st il .-• for
comlitit t!iat exist Tl ■ ii| t.i \ a
that the borough and the railway cc i i
pany jointly ugreeil to lay hea\y n
jiipi—each one .joint t' t induct tla
water across Railroad street and
through wilier the sidewalk, after
which it seems likely that the drain
age will b. able to take c.t:t of itself
on the railtoad company's land.
In addition, the railroad compan>
will construct a pavement at tin spot.
In order tl at the street may be in
good condition for winter a tempor
ary, though substantial sidewalk of
cinder, will be constructed at once lo
giv. way to somethiin: in perman
ent and presentable later on.
The public, schools of tit. borough
have entered on a ten days' vacation.
At the last meeting of the board it
was ordered that the. schools . closed,
Wednesday iM iiing. Nov ih r ta'rd,
to rcmaini (I close.l until Monday, Dec
ember 6th. The county institute will
be held next week, when the schools
of necessity will have to V" closed. In
view of this it was not thought worth
while to bold school Friday. '1 > " vacu
tion, will lie highly ap] li iated by
lliu pupils after nearly thr." months'
hard work A few days' i . will fall
to the teachers also although is
uncertain just what duL m \ 1 e
impo.'td on them daring ii:-; :
Rev. H. M. A»h Daad.
The Rev. 11. M. Ash, a member ot
p.-. Central Pennsylvania conference
and for half a century in the active
ministry of the Moth, list Episcopal
church, died at liishonn Lew ' urg
at I o'clo h vt-terilaj * oming. lie
was tla- father of the Rev. li. K. Vsli,
of the Wt i.rlieli and Ave'..: .
Esccped Trom a Bold Hi wnyman.
John, son of D. S. Lucn . of Elvs
bui: . was driving our tl . Natalie
mountain when a maskt il nn I armed
highwayman ordered him to throw up
his hands. Instead of doing so, young
Lucas struck the fellow aero * the face
with a blaeksnake whip, putting him
I to flight. The two men exchanged
1 shots with revolvers, bur both shots
I went wide of tint mark. The hold-up
' occurred at the same point, where
Adam Dimtnick, of Cleveland town
j ship, Columbia county was held up
i ami robbed several weeks ago.
Won Valuable Prize.
Miss l<ln Engle, Mill street, entered
a prize contest conducted by a New
1 York newspaper and was fortunate
j enough to win a prize valued at §BO.
No Performance Last Night.
On account of the small audience,
"The Girl of the Mountains," sclied
: ■ uletl for last night at the Opera House
did not give a performance.
The funeral of Charles Limberger,
i whose death occurred Monday, will
be held from the late residence, West
Mahoning street, at 2 o'clock this aft
' ernoon. Interment will be made in
Odd Fellows' cemetery.
Charles Limberger. a widely known
| resident of Danville,(lied »t Ids home, i
| West Mahoning street, al T :30 o'clock
1 Monday evening f.dlowintr a | rot racted
Mr Limberger was a native of New-
York state. For fifty years be was a
resident of Danville. When a young
man In* learned the saddler trade He
followed this business until about ten
years ago. when he retired.
lit* was a good citizen, a generous
kind-hearted man, who esteemed it a
pleasure to tlo another a favor. He had
the confidence of his fellow men and
was successively elected a member of
the Danville school board. Ho was a
member of St. Paul's Methodist Kpis
copal church and took a deep interest
in every movement that hail for its ob
ject the moral and religions uplift of
Mr. Limberger was in declining
health for four years, suffering with a
complication of diseases, which at
times made life a burden. His long
suffering, however, was marked with
fortitude, patience and Christian res
ignation. He was bedfast, about a
week | rior to hi* death.
Last May his daughter. Mi - Anna
Limberger, a iiiissi- nary, ileal while
at homo on avi it. Her death prov. .|
quite a blow t > the deceased nml it is
thought helped to hasten his death.
Had Mr. Limberger survived until
nest January lit* would have been i.a
years of age. He is survived l y thru
sons: William E., of Danville; John
M., of Sunhury, anil Joseph, of \\ . -t
The four-year-ol 1 sou of (.'. S. (<ht> n,
of l.ogau Lt:u lit Il.iw.met with a env
serious injury In t cvcuii. ', which
plact s tl e sight of ! lie of his .yt - in
j - opartly.
Mi. Gliern w.ss cleaning out 11 >
stables. He was in the act of tl aiw
nig a forkful of manure out of the
d.ior when hi- little son um xpccr r *dlv
came running into the barn and was
truck by the prongs of the folk, which
penetrated the fit - h along side the
nos", .-.ml came in contact with the
Mr. Clii iii hitched up his ' orse and
nt once brought his boy to Danville
where he was given surgical treatment
by Dr. W. R. Panics.
The condition of the eye showed
that it was injured, but the physician
la t evening coi:!.l not determine to a
certainty whether the eye ball was
piinctnr dor not. I! wa - i itht r in
cliiietl to believe that itwas not punc
tnr.'d, hut only bruised, in which
event the sight of the eye may be
Miss Margaret Olive Con v. i\ of Riv
erside and II .ward W. Robbins of
Mexico, Pa., were united in matri
mony yesterday. The nuptial knot was
tiid by the Rev. J. A. Miller, of Nan
tieoke, at the home of the bride's par
ents at high noon.
Catawissa Veteran Diem
Paralysis caused the death eaily
Monday of Adam Truckeuruiller, of
Catawlssa, one of Columbia county's
bisr known residents. He was a
pi nincnt Elk and a nieuil r of the
G. A. R.'
Married in Turbotville.
Mr. Delroy MoAllan and Miss Elva
s tepp.boih of Turi >tville,were united
in marriage at the Baptist church
parsonage in Sunbnry, Tuesday morn
ing, Rev. R. 11. l'hompson.the paistor,
; r! irm ug t a ceri uiony.
The V/hims of Fashion Hold No Ter
rors For Them.
The women of Venice are ah: dutely
free from the rule which Dame Fash
! ion exercises over their ■is tors else
where. They enre nothing for modes.
Wi!!i tho:n the length of tbe skirt te
' : mains always the same, neither short
■ nor long, and tlicy always wear plainly
made dark dresses, black stockings antl
the heelless slip; rs of the east. Hats
; are unknown.
, The universal outdoor wrap for all
1 ages and all sizes is the black shawl,
: with a deep silken fringe. It is folded
; with a short point above and a long
i one below, and sometimes It envelopes
' ! the figure from head to foot. It is nev
! er fastened at the throat, and when it
■ j slips off it Is gathered up with one out
j stretched arm, which makes the spec
i tator think of a big bird stretching Its
j In their attire the women of Venice
are independent, only wearing local
clothing, but with feminine inconsist
ency they are thoroughly up to date
In the matter of halt-dressing, the style
of their coiffures changing from time
to time, according to the vogue of the
moment in Ixmdon anil Paris.
Way It Goes.
"Could you give a starving woman
i "Yes; I need a Klrl to scrub."
"Too bad: this girl's n parlor maid "
KBTARLIHIIKD IN IH6£
IN THE SCHOOLS
Borough Sn|MTint( iMiont DlefTen
Imclipr hnn iu»ugur»tid in the nehooln
a "y»tciii of spelling contents, which
stimulate* interest and pro**. a
I wotKlctful ineenlite to ► tody The
1 general average* attained In orthog
raphy as a tule are timcli higher now
than they were before the oonte*t* hi'
The rtpcllinK contents embrace all
the grade* between tbe fourth and
eighth inclusive. The content* are car
ried ont an follow*:
In the fourth grade, f nr juHianoe,
Mr DiefTenbarher passing from ward
to ward examined each school of the
above grade, pronouncing a certain
number of word* gleaned from the
text book usid, between the first page
and the part of the book in which the
| class wan at that time studying. In
each school (of the 4th giade) ten pn
pits teaching the highest average in
the contest were selected and these
forty pupils later were brought to
gether in the fourth grade room of the
first ward, where the real contest, that
between the wards, took place.
Forty words were pronounced by
the borough nt< tident, who then
colli i'tfd ti papers. The papers of
each «ri up . t tea jmj lis were i xauiin
ed mii.l marked 1 \ cie ol the otlier
teachers ill »! . I■ ■ .irlll grade and these
wii- . in it turned to the teacher of
the gr. up to which they belonged for
'i I i' avernge of the ten pupils of the
tii r, waul v\: - liinml tn Ii- '■si., j )er
cent. , * e »-c«.nd ward,'.-:! per cent.;
of the third ward, ; S percent. ; of the
foi.rth waul, per cent.
Tin fourth v. •r. 1 school, taught by
"Miss Ri . i-rs, therefore, was declared
th' winner. *
In ti.' l.i'h and sixth grades the
same contest was cairiul i tit.
In t!ii litth pi a.in M<.- t .illaghc r's
si In i:l won ui with un average of 97
pi r cent.
lu the sixth grade, the schools of
Miss Gallagher, Miss Bennetts, and
Mi- James each had an average of SIN
1 per cent.
Among the grammar schools, in the
si ventli grade Miss Bloom's pupils won
out with an average of 1)4.(! per cent.
In the eighth gratis Miss liird's school
won, the average being !•'.) [er cent.
Mr. DielTenbacher has conceived the
idea of providing a pennant to le Kin
tested for bv the schools in spelling.
At an early day he will bring the
matter before the school board, by
which H will no doubt bo approved.
Qi;.te an in;; p'm nent in spelling is
already apparent. Mr. Itii tTenl acliet
states, a large number of pupils at
taining averages that an far in excess
i!' what tl»y -i in ed capable of before.
~,.,.1 LnuuiinLU j
Mi-1 Gertrude Mapstone who has
been undergoing treatment for the
past three month, at Wilkes-Barre,
has returned to ! rr home on Bloom
street, very much inij\> .
Robert Brooks,ot St. Clair,i< spend
, in. a few days with 1 l t r, Mrs.
I j A. L. Brooks, of the south .side.
1 Mrs. Kussell ltelly.of Snnbnry,spent
\ rday with frien sin this eitv.
Miss Emc'ine Lvon will s| < nd today
I witti hi r cousin, Miss Maud I'ret>e,
i Bervv ii k.
M. S. Mniisou, of Bloomshurg, has
returned after a visit with Mr. and
. Mrs. William Bavh r, South 1 anville.
Mis. Ceorge Ca.-uner, of Beaver
Meadow, arriv. I yesterday for a visit
vviih Mr. and Mrs. Emery Shultz,
. t \ dar strei t.
Mi- I leanor Cornian, East Maiket
' ;; ■ r.hi t yesterday for a visit < 1 sev
s ernl days with relatives .11 Philadel
Mr Wi llingti n Campbell,of Klines
| grovi . was a Danville visitor yester
' ! day.
i Mrs. Thoams H. Evans has returned
i after a pleasant visit with friends and
! relatives in Johnstown, Clymer and
Miss Mauio I tollman attended the
Masonic dance at Sunbury last even
Masser Mackert.of the Danville base
hall team, and at present a student at
Conway hall, at Carlisle, is spending
a few days with friends in Danville.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred C. Kirkendall
, and children, of Wilkes-Barre, are
spending Thanksgiving at the home of
Mrs. Kirkendall's mother, Mrs. George
' B. Gearhart.