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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - April 14, 1904, Danville, PennsylvaniaA Home pager a for flu Home i he circulation of this paper is increasing rapidly. It will pay you to advertise in the american. Subscription $1 per year Hus country will never be entirely free until it supplies All of its own demands with its own vol. 49-Mo 15. Danville. A. Thursday april 14 1904 established in 1855 us. Irving h. Man Ninos. Dan l 1st.�? office Tiu i a a. M. To �2 v la i Mill St., i p. A. To i m do Niue. To. My Lili stretched to Day j l she Ltd m i. 425 Mill St., i an Imp. In i it in Ebonee to it of the storm Ivy Hii a a specially i m. U. A. , dentist h it k 21s Mil l St Kkt. A a Atli Kiri Wolfl without i Hon. Frown a my Bridge Ork a specially. Kiil Pretl a Hli die Luteal Zutl Iii Omi improved Limiti Ideiil hid prep red to Exee Uletine night Daft Leet work. George iac0bs director or. C. Ii. Uky nolds dentist 8ij Mill in Danville i a. Dentistry Iii k i it. Branches. moderate and s work guaranteed Tsotsi Shii his 1 s. April is fickle. Spring is on the jump. March weather in april. St. Louis is brushing up. Oysters Ere on to their last legs. Trout a Vasou opens tomorrow. Trout season opens on Friday. April is maintaining the record. Clean up around your premises. April showers bring May Flowers. The Whitewash Brush is in demand. Warm r weather is promised today. Snow fell yesterday morning in this City. When the Clouds Roll by you will get a Chance to dig that Garden. Every Effort should he made to operate the free ferry by saturday. The present year is giving indications of breaking the tragedy record. Why not prepare for an Quot old fashioned fourth of july Celebration this year. That time of discomfort the House cleaning period is now upon us. It is onside red reasonably Safe to put the show shovel in summer quarters. Quot the Borough of Keu ovo in Clinton Donn to has a population of Only 4082, hat it Lias an excellent system of sewerage. At a Reci it meeting of the town Council it was decided that the principal streets he paved with Brick or Tetter material the weather Ina can he exp noted now to be extravagant in jumps. The Sudbury business men have two important projects on hand. A move is being made to close All stores at six o clock Aud a committee Lias been appointed to solicit funds to make the Bridge Between Sudbury and Northumberland free to the Public. A mixture of april showers Aud March winds is a combination that ooh to l to be chalked on the boards. The i in Sylvania Railroad has ordered summer uniforms to he donned on May 2. The carpet beater and the Man with the Spade Are in evidence these Days such exercise is better than a tonic of drugs. The government Leo logical Survey has received a report of ail extensive Deposit of alaskan Coal accessible to the Pacific Ocean. The Coal fluids lie behind the controller Bay Oil Fields at the foot of the Churach mountains. The Coal resembles the harder bituminous coals of the East. The savings Hank deposits of the country Are still rapidly increasing. This is surely an evidence of the fact that the people Are saving something. If they did no to have the Money they tool due to Deposit it in the savings Banks. For the first time painters employed by the p. Amp k. Railroad have been Sun moved to Tai Aqua to undergo ail examination the same As applicants for any position in the other departments. This innovation on the part of the company is a mystery to the painters Hilt is is taken As indicative of steady employment the whole year. Now begin eth the Young Maidens escort to Dodge the Corners where the festive ice Cream soda fax Beth. Thu Cable 1 o the free ferry is not yet stretched a mss the River. The in edition was i i make a outlier attempt Veie la n o Mug following practically i a uie plan As adopted tuesday. Instead of Ono wire As employed in the Experiment that failed it was proposed to use three wires. These it was believed could easily be g then Over the Stream and that they Woutila prove Strong enough to drag the Cable across. Before making the Experiment however the wire was tested under severe Strain to see How much it would Bear. The wire snapped in two and showed that the theories held attributed to it much greater tenacity than if possessed. At this juncture it was Learned that the tubes for the Coal Digger s boiler had arrived Aud that i. Leduc would have his boat ready for use today. Under the circumstances it was considered Best to suspend All operations Aud ,. A a i instructions at previous meeting wait for the Coal Digger. Unless plans it miscarry therefore the Large reel of wire rope today will be placed on the Coal Digger which will steam across the River allowing the Cable to us wind As it and Vaures. With Titis difficult part of the work accomplished the rest should he easy. Excellent Progress has been made with the Flat boat Aud nil Rall the Cir Cut sauces it should ouly in a Day or so until we have a free ferry. Drawing up plans and specifications. The committee of streets and Bridges tuesday night met with Borough Surveyor George f. Keefer for the purpose of drawing up plans Aud specifications relating to the removal of the canal Bridges Aud Dir building of culverts to Lake their place. The committee will present its report at a regular meeting of the Borough Council Friday the matter will to Folly discussed. Different views relating to the Bridges Are entertained by the Council my. A file the majority probably favor replacing the Bridges with culverts others advocate merely the cutting Down of the Street to the established Grade Aud the using of the same Bridges. is held will eliminate All danger from flooding and answer As a substitute until it can he ascertained what final disposition is to be made of the abandoned canal. Should the old waterway wholly or in part to filled up in process of Iuie to meet Iho demands of improvement it is held that the Money Pat into culverts by the Borough would he Means needlessly expended. A outlier Point to Settle is whether it would be the most economical to give the Bridges out under contract or for tile Borough to undertake the work itself. A conclusion in All these Matteis will probably he reached Friday night after which at As Early a Date As possible work 011 the Bridges will begin. Is Ammer of health bracing the water works. Pursuant to action taken by the Board of water commissioners at its last meeting superintendent Keefer has been Busy during a couple of Days past inserting braces in the pumping room of the water works for the purpose of strengthening the Walls. The impaired and insecure condition of thebe Walls which without any support Rise in one Story from the foundation to the roof a distance of nearly 40 Feer Lias Long been a matter of Grava concern to the water commissioners. During floods the weakness of the Walls is especially Manifest the water from the River pouring into the pump room through hundreds of interstices in the masonry. At such times it has seemed a question whether the Walls Are not on the verge of a total collapse. Two Freavy Iron girders Are being used As supports intersecting each other at the Center Aud bracing the four Walls securely on a level with the Street or pome fifteen feet above the foundation. The big girders detract somewhat from appearances in the pump room hut they seem to be necessary to make the building secur -. Samuel Sains Ury and Edward Wert rap Are doing the work under the supervision of superintendent Keefer George Jacobs of the third Ward was elected a member of the school Board monday eve to take the place of Daniel Byerly who removed ont of the Ward on april 1st. Or. Jacobs was nominated by or. Werkheiser Aud unanimously elected. To comply with the school Law lie could be elected to serve Only until Juno 1st, when to can be re elected. Or. Jacobs was brought into the meeting where the oath of office was administered after which lie took his seat. A communication was received from Rev. E. Hutchison accepting the invitation to preach the baccalaureate Sermon before the graduating class which was extended to him by the Board at the previous meeting. He said he Felt sure that it would be satisfactory to arrange for preaching the baccalaureate Sermon in the Mahoning presbyterian Church. Solicitor Ralph Kisuer pursuant to prepared a lease for the Flat Seli ool Honse which he read before the Board. With some slight changes the instrument was adopted and the officers were instructed to sign it. The Flat school House now passes into the hands of the Board of Trade for a period of live years with privilege of tone Wal. Treasurer m. H. Sherain presented a statement of i canoes to Date which showed a Cash balance on Liam of .�?�>126.37. Truant officer w. E. Young presented a report which showed that 146 pupils Are out of school owing to sick less while 10 have not suitable cloth aug. There were five cases of truancy. The graduating class through prof Rossor j. O. Oare male a request of the school Board that Wyles orchestra to employed at the commencement exercises. The Board did not take kindly to the proposition. Several members expressed themselves Aud they were no Alimous on these Points of late each graduating class has tried to excl the other in the Way of stage ornamentation if not in music and the like Aud the result has been a deficiency in funds which each year Lias been growing larger the music was never More acceptable than last year when the class furnished it and it is not too much to expect of the class this year that they imitate the example of Ali or immediate predecessors and furnish their own music. The Board Iasi year had a deficiency of soul Twenty dollars to make up and it does not feel like assuming any ail i Tindal obligations. On motion the matter was left in the hands of the High school committee who will Como to some unde staud ing Witti the Clas and report at the next meeting. The following members were present Neofer Orth Pursel Burns Werkheiser Greene Vou Bolin Fischer Harpel Hancock Aud Adams. The following idols were approved for payment teachers and janitors. East Boston Coal co. John w. Farnsworth w. H. Amme Tuati. Guy Williams. A a. M. Leniger Abram Burger Standard Gas co. K. Pegg. John Hixson. 1665.78 15�?T2. 6 20 00 80.00 7.00 7.00 �?�2 00 5.20 11.80 5.1� at work on Railroad Bridge work was yesterday begun by the d. L. Amp w. Railroad company on the new steel plate girder Bridge which is to Span Mahoning Creek at the Reading Iron works. The Bridge filling several oars arrived last week Ami was left upon the siding Between Mill Street and Mahoning Creek. Along with the Bridge builders yesterday came two Largo Derrick cranes both operated by steam one of them being the ponderous machine used in Clearing railway tracks after wrecks. The cars were soon unloaded and the crowd that assembled was treated to an object lesson showing How with the Aid of modern machinery heavy weights May be handled with ease and work accomplished in a few minutes which under the More primitive methods of a few years ago might have occupied Days. The heaviest pieces unloaded were the huge plate girders some sixty feet Long by seven feet High Aud weighing upwards of Twenty tons in handling Tiesu a Crane was employed at each end and they were merely lifted off the cars and placed in proper position along the track where the Bridge will be put together. The steam Crane which is Able to pick up a derailed locomotive Aud set it Hack upon the track could have done tie work without assistance hut in handling the heavy girders it would have been necessary to swing them around which would have resulted in placing them of the ground in a wrong position. The Bridge is now being put together along Side the track jest East of the site it will occupy Over the Creek. In this Way Oliero will be no hold tip in traffic while the Bridge is in building. By sunday the Structure will he Complete Aud on that Lay when there Are Only a few trains running it will he placed upon the abutments. To Complete the Job sunday the two steam cranes will again be brought in to requisition. The Bridge consists of a single Span fifty eight feet Long and when completed will weigh some 86 tons. The steam cranes will take hold at each end and the finished Bridge will to lifted bodily from ils position alongside the track Anil placed upon the abutments. Amp aking powder absolutely pure there is no substitute elks install offic is. The installation of the newly elected officers of Danville Lodge no. 754, b. P. O. Elks was held monday eve at the Hall in the Groue building when the following were inducted into office exalted ruler Charles Ohal nut. Esteemed leading Knight w. W. Gulick. Esteemed Loyal Knight Paul Andrews. Esteemed lecturing Knight Simon Ellenbogen. Secretary Edward Purpur. Treasurer Ralph Kisuer. Tileto a. Beaver gear Ait. Tru Deon Chuzles Snyder. After the meeting there was session. My Hodge Huff. Miss Martha Huff Mill Lece utly a nurse at the Hospital and James a. Hodge of this pity were limited in the holy Bonds of Uia Trimont last evening. The ceremony was performed by the Rev n. K Cleaver at the parsonage of Trinity m e. Church Ai it o clock. The newly wedded couple will reside of Bloom Street. High school claims championship. The High school Basket Hall team which closed ils season april 2nd by defeating Tau Aqua claims the championship of the High schools in Central Pennsylvania. The boys did not lose a game during the season. The High school Defeated the following teams by the scores affixed Tan. 20. Bucknell Academy 20 to 11. Feb. 5, Milton High school,74 to 12. February 12, Lewisburg a. A. 33 to 31. Feb nary 13, Bloomsburg Normal reserves 15 to 14. February 27, Susquehanna University. 36 to 30. March 5, Bloomsburg a. A., 20 to 14. March 13, Ashland 32 to 23. March 26, Milton a. A., 64 to 8. April 2, Tamaqua 36 to 80. The High school Lias a total of 310 Points to its credit As against li�?T2 scored by the visiting teams. Following Are the individual goals thrown from Fields welliver 43 Barber 41 Peters 23 Bedea 14 Lawrence 13 Mchenry 8 Leniger 2 Benne ilium. 2. From foul Barber 34 Bedea 1. Or. T. B. Winter teen very 111. A letter was received ill this City yesterday hearing very discouraging nov concerning the condition of or. T b Wintersteen who is still under treatment at the University Hospital Philadelphia. The operation performed a couple of weeks ago resulted in no improvement whatever. On the contrary his condition has become less hopeful the letter received be Torday slated the it there Are no Igus id improvement in his Case Ami lint h i daily becoming weaker his wife i with him i Philadelphia. The repairs m the River let idec at hit Loo Insung arc nearly completed ouly about Twenty live feel of the j l inking Lesaius to he Dune. Boat heavily loaded capsizes. A Hoodoo of some sort would seen to he operating in Coupe Tiou with to e Iree ferry. There is scarcely a a Lay but a mishap of some sort occurs to interfere with tie Progress of work. The bad Lin k a tuesday befell Hoover Bros., who have the hat boat nearly ready for Laurel King. As put together tin Hunt was upside a Wii in this position too the talking was done. To throw the big Flat boat Over to get it into a right position for Laurel King was no easy Tusk without tin Aid of mechanical appliance. To assist in this part of the work the crab or movable Windlass belonging to the Borough of Danville was borrowed by Hoover Bros. Tuesday Forenoon was the time selected for conveying the machine Over the River. It was placed in a Row boat which was tied to Harvey Dietrich a Lau cult and an attempt was made to Tow it across. It was Windy however Aud the Waves were rolling High. All wont Well us til tie Middle of the River was reach a when the Row boat heavily loaded with the crab got into the trough of the Waves Aud without any warning filled with water Aud dumped its Vau Able cargo into the River. It was utterly futile to attempt to recover the crab Aud the launch went of its Way towing after it the inverted boat. Whether the lost cargo can be recovered at Low water is a question of which River experts seem to differ. Or. And mrs. John Heimmiller of Bloomsburg spent sunday wit i relatives in this City. Or. And mrs. John Limberger of Sudbury were guests Over sunday at the Limberger Home West Mahoning St rent. Or. And mrs. Charles Mills of Bloomsburg spent sunday with relatives in this City. Gonger leu Hart of Mainville spent sunday in Danville. Or. And mrs. William lies spent sunday with relatives at Berwick. Or. Aud mrs. H. Eyerly spent sunday with relatives at Dewart. Or. And mrs. W. T. Riley and daughter Helen of Williamsport were guests at the Home of or. And mrs. D. B. Mccoy West Market Street sunday. Miss Tillie Keener visited friends in Sudbury yesterday. George w. Cromis jr., of Washingtonville was a visitor in this City yesterday. Mrs. Mary Sherwood and miss May Gay Ash Street Are visiting relatives in Sudbury. Miss Myrtle Sidler spent yesterday with Sudbury friends. Mrs. E. B. Rose returned to Philadelphia yesterday after a visit at the Sherwood Home a ii Street. Thomas Evans transacted business at it. Carmel yesterday. Harry is attending the Bloomsburg Normal school arrived last evening for a visit with his parents or. And its. F. Startzel South Danville. Mrs. Martin Milllie Isen of Blo Orns Burg and mrs. Elliott of Lewistown Are guests at the Home of j. B. Cleaver Bloom Street. Miss Mary Reuner of Northumberland visited friends in this City yesterday. Or. And mrs. Benjamin Bloom returned to Berwick yesterday Al ter a visit with relatives in this City. Charles e. Voris left yesterday for new York City. E. D. Pentz transacted business in Bloomsburg yesterday. Walter Ecktman visited friends in Bloomsburg yesterday. U 11 Johnson of Northumberland transacted business in this City yesterday. Miss Elizabeth Boody returned to Berwick yesterday after a visit at the Home of her father Robert Boody. Wall Street. Frank Martin left yesterday for a Isil with in icings in Nanticoke. Miss Ella Snyder visited to feuds in Bloot Iburg yesterday. A. C. Tuesbury transacted business in Northumberland yesterday. Mrs. Elizabeth Kreeber Mahoning township loft yesterday for a visit with Harrisburg friends. F. C. Derr transacted business in Milton yesterday. Mrs. M. White returned to Riston yesterday after a visit relatives in this City. Mrs. F. P. Johnson visited friends in Bloomsburg yesterday. Mrs align Wright left yesterday Lor a visit with relatives at Sam Okiu. The Moonshiner s daughter a the Moonshiner a daughter which is to be presented at the opera House next saturday right is a new and original melodrama in four acts Aud eight stupendous scenes. A thrill ing play of startling realism abounding in surprisingly novel climaxes and vivid situations of intense dramatic Power. It wins the strongest recognition from All classes Aud can be truly rated As the most conspicuous Success of the season. Abundant life Aud color Combine to make this Oue of the be to american plays Ever produced. A limiting and exciting melodrama dealing with the mysteries of the Revenue service the danger and excitement of Hunting Down Moonshiner in their hidden retreats. With a Strong healthy sentiment underlying the play from beginning to end. Tremendous Power a Ful Aud convincing. A laugh every minute. A Cyclone of surprises. Nur wit i or. Remier a new Model a now Model of tie self wind aug clock much larger than those heretofore turned out has just been perfected by the Kemps manufacturing company Aud Wilt he on the Market in a Short time. The larger size is adapted to the wants of jewellers railroads Aud the like where a timepiece of unerring accuracy is required. The self wind aug clock from the first was popular with the railroads but they deplored the fact that there was not a larger size More especially adapted to their needs. It was to meet this demand As Well As to Supply jewellers with a size that could be used As a regulator that or. Rempe completed Bis new Model. Tho new Model contains a second band and installed in the Large cases a also new models just received it discounts in appearance any of the larger sized clocks in the Marker. Tho improvements set of foot a couple of weeks ago to enlarge the capacity of the factory Are Well under Way and the Western half of the capacious Brick warehouse formerly occupied by the welliver hardware company is now nearly ready to baud Over to the Tempo manufacturing company. A floor has been put Down in that half of the building and five Large windows broken into the Walls which admit an abundance of Light. The new portion has been partitioned into several apartments Oue of which will be used exclusively for assembling the clocks. By May 1st the entire Brick warehouse will be in use by the Rempe manufacturing company which it must be admitted indicates a rapid growth bearing in mind the Small beginning made by the company less than a year ago. Basket Ball. Tomorrow evening the sex Gigli school has kit Hall team will play the Bucknell independents. The latter Tea i is made up in part of the Buck Nell aggregation which heat the Williamsport y. M. C. A. And contains several other fast men. The game will no doubt be Tho fastest and Best played Here this season. The High school Tram is the one which Lias represented the local High school with so much credit during the past season. Positions will he filled As follows Forward Barber Aud welliver renter Peters guard Lawrence. Bedea and Leniger. There will also be a game Between the freshmen and sophomores. Admission 15 cents. Reserved seats 10 cents. Game called at 8 30 of clock. Quarters for the italians. Contractor Charles Battaglia of Berwick made this City another visit yes ter Lay tor the purpose of so bring Adi Ili tonal quarters for his italian work in ii whom he expects to put to work on the Danville and blooms Hurt electric bail was. He could not get the Stone grist Mill on our Chi Street hut he succeeded in renting a House of the Asylum Road belonging to what is known As the Philip Shultz estate. The latter House however will prove inadequate to shelter All his workmen and Tho contractor yesterday was looking Trio mud for a additional dwelling. I. 0. 0. P. Anniversary at Montoursville april 2gtb. Reading railway will sell special excursion tickets from Points named below to Montoursville at Low rates noted. These tickets will he Good going and returning on All trains tuesday april 26th. Schedule of special train from Catawissa fare 1.50, leave 7 35 a. In. From Bloomsburg fare $1.50, leave 7 27 a. In. From Danville fare $1.25, leave 8 03 a. In. From Milton pare 75 cents leave 8 13 a. M. Returning leave Mou Tours Ville regular train at 4 33 p. M. Aud special train at 10 00 p. In., for above stations. Worked their game in Bloomsburg. The two Quot Short change men who operated in Dauville on saturday Forenoon according to All accounts went directly to Bloomsburg where in the after you they reaped a Good Harvest. Edward Lewis the Post office clerk was the principal loser being just ten dollars Short when he balanced his accounts. Early in the afternoon a smooth faced and smooth tongued individual entered the Post office Aud asked for nine two cent Stamps laying Down a Twenty Dollar Bill. The clerk gave him the proper change when the Man resorted to the trick he practice in Dauville reaching in his pocket Aud pulling out a Oue Dollar Hill. The clerk readily fell into the trap Aud to get the change Back again retarded the Twenty Dollar Bill Aud took tie value of the Stamps out of the Oue Dollar that was tendered. In returning the change Tho stranger counted out Only ten dollars but the shortage was not discovered until too late. The a Short change Man next went to the store of Tooley amp company where he worked his him Flam game with Good results Joseph Flaherty being one of the victims losing five dollars. The smooth strangers worked their Way to Lime Ridge where All Trace of them was lost. Chief mice Buoyer notified the police of Bloomsburg and Berwick saturday Forenoon that the a a shortchanged men were coming that Way. He gave a description of the men Aud asked that Liev he arrested. The governor was present. Wednesday was a gala Day Foi Sha Mokin dam and the people residing throughout Snyder county the occasion being the opening of a new Road the first in the state under the new Road Law Aud added to this Honor was the presence of governor Samuel Pennypacker who removed the first shovel Ful of ground and made a speech. Word was received wednesday morning that governor Pennypacker would in present. Arriving at Shamokin dam he was greeted with cheers by the Large crowd which had assembled Ami when the ceremonies were formally opened he removed the first shovel Ful of ground for the Road Aud placed the first Stone in place for the erection of a Culvert which crosses the new Road. Following this he made a Short speech Aud was then brought Back to and returned to Harrisburg on Iri after you train. The governor seemed to enjoy the part he took in the ceremony and the Day will he Oue Long to be remembered by the residents of Snyder county. Who helped celebrate the event. Help was nigh j. E. Bolig of Sudbury a representative of the Singer sewing machine company whose trips to this City for a Long time were of weekly occurrence fell from the Pennsylvania Railroad Bridge yesterday morning Aud was drowned. Or. Bolig in the capacity of collector visited Many families in Danville Aud Vicinity Anil became quite Well known. He was a old time acquaintance of George w. Len pc our liver Mau of whom lie always hired horses when he came to Danville Aud �1 a �1 to drive into the country. Or. Hoke says that Bolig was m this City As late As saturday lest. It is also worthy of note that lie was on his Way to this ciry yesterday morning when he met his tragic death. Owing to the absence of the Bridge at this place or. Bolig made arrangements to go to Northumberland on the Early Pennsylvania train and Theu to drive from that place to Danville or take the u l. Amp w. Train. He left Homo Early Aud having some time to spare before tire train was due went to his office on Market Street near City hotel. When he arrived at the passenger station a Little later he Learned that ire had missed the train. Being very anxious to get to Danville he decided to walk Over the Railroad Bridge to Northumberland. When about the Middle of the Bridge or. Bolig met an engine approaching of the same track. The Many a eyesight was defective which made it necessary for him to watch the ties very closely so that lie did oot see the locomotive until it was upon him. He at once became bewildered and in trying at the last moment to get Over on rhe other track he lost his balance and fell from the Bridge into the River. Several parties who saw the Mau fall tried to find a boat to Row to his reset a but before lie con id he reached lie was carried by the Swift current Down past fort Angusta. It was indeed a Pieart rending sight As the doomed Man was swept along by the pitiless end route straggling desperately to keep above the water and All the time making an heroic Effort to reach the Shore. A Yong Man on the River Bank saw or. Bolig straggling in the water in nearly raid Stream and calling several men to his assistance he secured a Foo boat Aud the party rowed out to try to effect Bis Rescue. They had nearly reached the spot when the drowning Mau was seen to throw no both hands Aud sink beneath the surface. Weighted Down by his heavy clothing he was unable to continue his fight for life Aud drowned just at the moment when help was at hand. A number of Row boats were employed in grappling for the body and these failing a steam boat was pressed into service with no better Success. The body was no doubt swept away by the Strong current and at last accounts had not been recovered. The drowned Mau was a native of Snyder county. For a while he lived at Bloomsburg hut for several years past was a resident of Sudbury. A son and daughter survive. Job printing the office of the american being furnished with a Large assortment of Job letter and fancy Type and Job material generally the publisher announces to the Public that he is prepared at All times to execute in the neatest manner Job printing fall kinds and description death of James in Voris James h. Voris son of or. Aud mrs. E. C. Voris of this City died in new York last evening. But few of the details Are known. Or. Voris received a Telegram yesterday la Truing informing him that James was very ill. The message held out hut Little Hope and advised that members of the family should come at once. Elijah c. Voris has not fully recovered from a Long siege of illness and neither he nor his wife Felt physically equal to the trip. Charles e. Voris brother of James in response to the message stalled off alone on the_10 13 d. L. Amp w. Train. A message was received by or. Voris from Charles last evening in which he stated that James was dead. The Dietl summons came about six of clock shortly after Charles arrived. The remains will be brought to this City for interment arriving Here this evening accompanied by Charles. James h. Vons was 30 years of age. He grew to manhood in this City and was Well known and popular. About ten years ago he went to new York where for years past he has held a responsible position. The cause of his death is not known. The deceased is the third son of or. Aud mrs. Elijah c. Voris to he called from Earth within a few years time. In addition to his parents he is survived by Oue brother Charles. Machinery shipped to Day. 11 Goeser yesterday received a communication from j. C. Stem stating that the machinery and Complete equipment of the shoe factory to be removed to this City from Milford n. J.,would he placed on the cars at that place today and will arrive at Danville Early next week. The repairs of the building t i he occupied Here Are being pushed along on double Quick time to the end that there May he no delay in gelling the new Industry in operation a missionary writes of Korea. Miss Jesie Kimerer of this City is in receipt of a letter from her aunt mrs. C. H. Irvin who is engaged in missionary work in Fusil Korea. Mrs. Irvin Stales that although in the midst of military movements they have not As yet Felt that they we a in any a special danger. They Are prepared. However to flee to China or Japan the moment the situation becomes critical in Korea. Mrs Irvin is a sister of the late or. Kimerer of this City. Along with her husband or. Irvin who is also a Active missionary she paid Dauville a visit a Little Over a year ago. D. 0. Jones convalescent. 1. O. Jones Foreman of the mounting department of the Dauville stove and manufacturing company s works is Able to appear on the streets again after six weeks illness. It will be some time before he will he Able to resume his position. Strike occurs in sunday school. Tolje desire to strike Lias become so general that it has finally reached the sunday schools As was demonstrated sunday in Oue of the prominent churches of Slu Mokin. Easter sunday several new classes had been promoted from the Junior to the senior department Aud in finding place for the new classes it was found necessary to change the positions of several classes in the latter department. Among the classes changed was a class of 12 year old boys Aud they most strenuously objected to the change saying they did not wish to sit Hack of the smaller Elk cases. The teacher and superintendent remonstrated with j them and finally All but three left the sudsy school room. Sunday those a who wished to attend sunday school a were prevented from doing so by others who were More determined Aud it the entire class remained outside air til the school was in Progress when they stole in Aud seated themselves in the rear of the school. The officers of the school again pleaded with the boys and offered a Compromise but they refused having set their minds on a certain position. The officers Are now in a dilemma not wishing to give in to the boys fearing it might have bad effect on the discipline of the school and on the other hand do not wish to so offend the boys As to keep them away irom sunday school. The evolution of time tables. In the Early Days of railroading very Little attention was paid to the printing of Iuie tables for Public information Aud the few that were issued were crude affairs poorly printed of Flat sheets of a poor Quality of paper Aud the time table itself was a regular Puzzle to Many persons. With the improvement in numbers Speed and equipment of trains noticeable improvements were continually made in the time tables until now most of those issued by the various companies Are elaborately designed Aud numbers of them worthy of preservation As specimens of tie highest typographical Art nor is the improvement in appearance ouly every Effort ii Avig been made to so arrange them that they can he readily understood by Auy one. But now that they have about reached the Point of perfection comes a change that will eventually make the demand for time tables considerably less. In the arrangement of the summer schedule in May. 1302, the Reading system made the change in their new York service of scheduling the trains Between Reading terminal Philadelphia Aud Liberty Street new York to leave both terminals Quot every hour a on the hour Quot a from 7 00 a. M. To 7 00 p. M. This great innovation advertised by the striking head line of Quot every time the clock strikes a has proven such a Success with the travelling Public that no doubt Ere Long the change to regular stated intervals will he made in the service to other Points. Of course the favor with which the change was received was not due entirely to the hourly system but the Tine accommodation Given to travellers by Swift Well equipped trains with Pullman parlor cars attached Aud also cafe cars at appropriate hours Aud no expense spared tor safety Comfort and Quick added greatly to the Public interest in Quot Reading s hourly trails to Aud from new liquor licenses transferred. A session of argument court was held saturday with judge Little Ami associate Frank g. Blee of the Bench. The liquor License of Andrew b. Russell was transferred to Harry w. Fields Aud Newton h. Keif Snyder. Who have bought out or. Russell Aud will henceforth conduct the restaurant located of Mill Street near the first National Bank. Jackson p. Mckee was appointed guardian for Grace Ann Caldwell Ami John b. Caldwell minor children of John f. Caldwell deceased. Resolutions of respect. At a meeting of Goodrich Post no. 22, g. A. R., held of monday evening april 4th, 1304, the following resolutions were adopted whereas in the dispensation of Divino provid Nee Comrade Lyman s. Milroy. A member of Goodrich Post has been called to his last master and whereas Comrade Milroy was for a Long time a faithful member of this Post Ami As his record As a Good Soldier daring the civil War commends his memory to his fellow comrades and to All patriotic citizens therefore be it resolved that while we accept with Humble submission to the will of almighty god our great commander we hereby express our sincere regret at his demise and extend our Heartfelt sympathy to the family of our de ceased Comrade. Resolved. That the charter of the Post he draped in mourning for a period of thirty Days that these resolutions be printed in Tho newspapers of on town Aud a copy thereof be sent to the family of the deceased Soldier. W. M. i d. Williams 11. W. Eggert. Committee a number of Llie larger Independent Coal operators Are said to be about to Purchase their own cars Aud so be in a measure Independent of the railroads. The steel car seems to have the Call molten Miller. Miss Catherine Miller and Harry molten were married in this City on saturday evening. The nuptial knot was tied by Rev. W. E. Wenguer at the Home of Carl molten Railroad Street at 8 o clock. The ring ceremony was employed. After the ceremony a Fine sapper was served which was enjoyed by the Large number of guests present. Tree planting is becoming popular All Ovet the country. This feeling ought to he encouraged just As too Racli tree cutting should he disco raged

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