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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - October 6, 1904, Danville, PennsylvaniaHome paper a for tee Home hie circulation of this paper is increasing rapidly. It will pay you to advertise in the american. Subscription $1 per year or. 1kvinu 11. Jenny nuke Dix l 1st. Office hours 9 a. M to 12 m. M my amp to i d. M. To u d. V. Danville a. Sii Ultz m. 425 Mill St., , a. Diseases of the stomach anti let splines a special to i u. W. In. Skulk dentist office is m ii Street. It Etli wll Hou i frown and Fri Dan work a specially. Equipped with tin latest and most improved instruments and prepared to execute the most difficult work. Or. C. H. Reynot pro 1enti -1 288 Mill St., Pittville a. Dentistry in ail its Branch a charges moderate and a guaranteed established Iso -. Condensed news. Take a trolley ride. Not tier Frost last i lit. Only three More Mouth of 1904. October is ushered in auspiciously. October is already quite Auti punish. W. E. Nankeville so a Llama hearts a at the opera House tonight. This town is outly of hurry up Wagon which is a very Good sign. Ideal crop weather is reported the past few Days for late cereals. House plants Are Hsiug potted Ami taken in before Jack Frost gets a c Hance to give them a nip. October 21 will to autumn Arbor Day done to forget to Plant a tree. Do better and put the roots of two Trees into the Earth. representative in this county and adjoining territory ins to represent and advertise an old established business l ouse of solid financial standing. Salary $21 weekly with expenses advanced each monday by Check direct from Headquarters. Horse and baggy furnished when Noces Ary position permanent. Address blew Bros. Amp co., dept. A., Monon bldg., Chicago 111. There Are indications of More Frost of the pumpkin. The Home of k. L. Marks front Street is being repainted. A baby boy has arrived at the Home of George b. Jacobs ferry Street. Miss Nellie Geise has accepted a position in the office of a. H. Woolley. Harvest Home services will be held in Trinity reformed Church. Straw Berry Ridge of sunday october 9, at 2 30 p. In. The sore and yellow loaf is being a bed with startling rapidity. Or. And mrs. J. Y. Cli Idester who removed to this City from Williamsport saturday last will occupy the Wetzel dwelling front and Church streets. The Jack of lamp made out of a pumpkin has made its appearance and the Small boy is correspondingly Happy. Done to let Danville improvements Stop or lag now. Keep them moving. The Gridiron gladiators will now co or themselves with mud. Gore and Zhiry to their fullest desire. The movement to establish a Home for destitute Volu utter firemen of a no Sylvania out of the state Relief association fund is going to fail in Erie this week. Many of flip members will vote against it on the ground that Philadelphia firemen would reap practically All the benefits. A Roosevelt and Fairbanks club was organized at Shamokin monday Evou aug with Over a thousand charter members a big demonstration will be held at that place later. The new iridescent revolving lamp in Hunts drug store window attracted Consi Reahle attention from passers by last evening. Another baseball player was killed saturday. Football will have to he unusually strenuous to equal the baseball fatality record this year. Miss Annie Miles Tutor tailed the euchre club at her Home on Market Square of tuesday evening. A matter of health &akih0 powder absolutely pure has to substitute Job printing the office of the american being furnished with a Large assortment of Job letter and fancy Type and Job material a generally the publisher an i ounces to the Public that he is prepared at All times to exp a Titis coi try Wii i of Var big entirely i re until it supplies All of its own demands i to i 11 s of n productions i be e neats a Nei Job printing vol. 49-no 40. Danville. 1a., thursday october 6,1904. Established 1x1855 Sofai kinds ant description the preliminary hearing in the matter of the Grade crossing at Mill Street began Friday morning at 10 of clock and continued throughout the Day an interested filling the Cubit room. Numerous witnesses a id experts gave testimony and exciting events in the work of thursday evening september 22, when the Frog was placed by trolley workmen and Danville citizens eager for the trolley roads construction were exploited. Among other sensational incidents was the flourishing of a revolver by a d. T w. Official. Close a divination brought out the Many objections to the overhead crossing proposed by the Railroad people. A Large number of d. L. Amp w. Officials arrived on the 9 15 train. In the party were e. M. Rine superintendent of the Bloomsburg division chief Engineer Lincoln Brash division Engineer g. J. Ray division Road Mas ter Scofield general Road master p. Dowling chief special agent j. E. Adamson Surveyor m. H. Dowdy and a Large number of trainmen engineers surveyors Etc. The plaintiffs were represented by sex judge k. N. Willard of the Lackawanna county court a. D. Mcolin Tok of Wilk Sharre and Hon. H. M. Hinckley of this City. Or. Hinckley asked permission of the court that the sixth clause of the Bill in equity Otofred by the d. L. Amp w. Company be changed thread As follows a that w. F. Pascoe c. E. Lippe w. C. Billman and r. H. Koch Are partners doing business under the firm name of the Standard construction company and Are engaged under contract with the Danville and blooms Burg Street rail Way company to construct for said company its line of railway an 1 Are now engaged in the said construction and have so located its line of railway As to Cross the Railroad of the plaintiff at Grade on Mill Street in the Borough of Danville and have declare their intention to Cross the tracks of the said plaintiffs on Mill Street at Grade and in said construction with that intention in almost reached the track of the plaintiff at that Point and have unlawfully and by Force torn up the rails of plaintiffs Railroad at said Mill Street crossing and endeavoured to place in position a Grade crossing Over the right of Way of plaintiff greatly to the injury of the plaintiff s counsel for both sides agreed that the testimony taken in both cases should be applicable to either after which or. Mcclintok read the different acts relating to merging of the Lackawanna and Bloomsburg Railroad into the d. L. Amp w. Railroad. E. M. Riuo superintendent and a. E. Diehl an Engineer testified that the d. L. Amp w. Railroad crossed Mill Street after which station agent g. W. Eggert was called. Or. Eggerts testimony was to the effect that the crossing was used a great Deal and that much traffic passed Over it. He stated that eight passenger and six freight trains passed Over the crossing every week Day besides a number of extras. Division Road master Richard Scofield of Kingston was next sworn. He testified that it was necessary to be of the track before a train could be seen coming. And that at this Point the track was in sight for a distance of 750 feet in either direction. Or. Rine of being recalled stated that though business was rather Dull at present it had a great possibility of increase. He stated that 38 trains a week were now being run. M. H. Dowdy Engineer and w. O. Moser draughtsman were sworn to identify a ii umber of Blue prints made for the company by them. The maps were offered As exhibits and showed the location of various streets buildings Etc relative to the Case As Well As dimensions of Mill Street in lengths and widths from the Culvert to Bloom Street. A number of photographs were also offered As exhibits. There Weie in All nine View. Division Engineer g j Hay testified that a View could he had of 588 feet East of the d. L. As w. Tracks when of Mill Street crossing and 680 feet West and that it was impossible to see a train until within five feet of the crossing. At this Point court adjourned until 1 30 p. M. John Dineen the d. L. Amp w. Crossing special watchman at Mill Street was the first witness when court convened again at 1 30 p. M lie narrated the events of the laying of the Frog at this crossing which Are All Well known to the people of this City. He testified that lie received a crack in the forehead when removing ties which were thrown Back on the track Inore rapidly than they were taken off. George Eggert the i. L. A w. Stat in n master who was on the stand in my morning was recalled and gave testimony similar to that of Dineen but added that w f. I Ascot directed rho a work for the troll y company. He told of the arrival of the d l. As w. Train from Scranton at 3 35 a. M. And the running of the engine on the crossing while ties were being thrown in front of it. Attorney Scarlet a questioning brought out the a Knowledg Inonu that the witness had drawn a revolver but he denied pointing it at or. Pne Soe or any particular person and said he Drew it while on the Corn 1 continued on fourth Page $111011 for Imp. Turret to a water works tragic death the Council met in special session Friday to in Celivo plans and specifications for the undergrad Roadway at a Street which Trio Philadelphia a r Diug railway company was exp Rte i to present hat the Railroad officials wore not present. President Davis was in the chair and All members of Joan cil responded to Roll Call messes Vastire Reifsnyder Swank Boyer Fenstermacher Goeser Montgomery. Deitrich David Gibson. Lloyd and Joseph Gibson. Or. Goeser when the consideration of the undergrad crossing matter was under Way offered a Resolution to notify the Philadelphia amp Reading railway company to put in writing their proposition and Burgess Puree suggested having a meeting of the councilmen Railroad officials and trolley people next wednesday night prior to the regular that intelligent and definite action can be taken at the regular meeting. The clerk was instructed to communicate with the Railroad people to try to have them get their a Here next wednesday. A communication of Borough Engineer George f. Keefer to the Board of water commissioners was read advocating the building of a slope of retaining Wall from the North abutment of state Highway Bridge to the water works. For a 200 foot Wall with 3 foot Bottom and Llu foot top and an Elevation corresponding with the base coarse of the water works building footing of Concrete 4 feet by 18 inches to be 4 feet below the natural surface the estimated Cost is $2,200. This includes the county a share or the Cost would to $1, 100 without the county a share the estimated Cost of a retaining Wall of the same length with 8 foot Bottom and 3 foot top is $3000. Superintendent Keefer of the water works urged the need of Protection and asked for an allowance of at least $1,000 to Start the work. A motion of or. Fenstermacher to allow tin water commissioners to spend $1000 on a Wall to protect the Hank that is Likely to to carried away by the water was carried after considerable debate All voting for it except or. Lloyd. The plan is to protect the Danville part of the Bank and lot the county Side go for the present. Laid to rest Trio funeral of the late mrs. Levi b. Sechler took place from the family residence grand Street yesterday afternoon at two of clock. The obsequies were attended by a Large number of friends Many being present from a distance. The Rev. S. B. Evans of Saint Paul a m. E. Church officiated. The following nephews of Tho deceased acted As pall bearers Charles Hunter Charles Kramer Frank Bergner Walter Swank John Krahner and Claud Edmondson. Interment was made in the episcopal cemetery. Those present from a distance were David Everson and wife mrs. Elizabeth Blockshire and mrs. Charles Everson of Kingston mrs. Flem Houghton mrs. Bert Gemberling mrs. David English and mrs. Emma Miller of Sun Bury mrs. Adelia Wallet mrs. Davis and mrs. M. K. Appleman of Bloomsburg Clarence Swank and wife and George Kashner and wife of Elys Burg Charles and daughter of Jameson City Wilson Desha and wife of Shamokin mrs. William Riffel of Harrisburg and Norris j. Sechler Sou of the deceased from Detroit Michigan. Autumn Arbor Day october 29th is the Date of the second annual reunion of the twelfth regiment association of Spanish Aiu Erica War veterans. The meeting which is to to held at Milton will doubtless be Well attended by Danville veterans since this City had an especially Strong company when Tho men started out to Down the spaniards. The Danville company numbered 106 men. The first reunion of the association was held at Williamsport. It was an interesting Aud altogether enjoyable gathering about 100 veterans attending and among them a Danville delegation of creditable size. Notice will be Given soon of a meeting to perfect plans for the local men to go to the Milton reunion. The Arrau Gemuts for this years reunion should secure a signally successful one. Tho Effort will to made to got a Large turn out from Danville and if fifty or Moro men decide to go a special Philadelphia amp Reading train will to chartered to take them to Milton and Hack. Cornelius Bairett son of mrs. Mary Barrett of Railroad Street near the East end. Was found dead on Tho Phil Adelphia it so Reading Railroad Between Spruce and Hemlock streets Early sunday morning. His body was cruelly mangled and mystery shrouds his tragic end. James Mullen of first Street Welsh Hill claims to have stumbled upon the body about 1 30 of clock sunday morning finding it lying Between the rails. To came to Tho coutral part of the City and notified officer j. G. Voris Aud right watchman Lewis Byerly telling them he had found barrettes dead body on Tho track and taking them to Tho spot. Or. S. Y. Thompson was called about 2 a. In. He found the Young Many a body lying of the grass on the North Sido of the track whither it had been removed Aud pronounced life extinct attributing death to Haemorrhage. A thick line of blood was clotted upon the cinders Aud the dead Man was so Pale that it seemed nearly All of the blood must have drained out of his body. Or. Thompson examined barrettes body finding his left leg Cut off a Short distance below tie hip joint. His left Arm was severely crashed about four inches below the shoulder Aud his face was lacerated As if his head had been shoved into the cinder. His Skull was compressed above the right Eye fractured above the hot ear and there also was a fracture at the base of Tho Skull. Either of Tho head wounds would have caused death. Or. Thompson states. Tho Young Many a right Arm and right leg were not Hurt. His right hand was in his hip pocket which Only adds to the mystery surrounding his death showing that it came with such extreme suddenness As to keep him from even throwing out his hand and from this it might appear that lie fell upon the track in the path of a train a Squire James Dalton acting As Coroner also wont to the place where the lifeless body was found Aud turned the remains Over to undertaker John dossiers sons to prepare for burial. The deceased was aged 29 years. He is survived by his widowed Mother and three Brothers two of Danville and one of Shamokin. A Squire James Dalton monday morning investigated Tho death of Cornelius Barrett Whoso lifeless body was found on the Philadelphia amp Reading Railroad track Earl sunday morning. He took the testimony of James Mullen who stumbled upon the oot Pho Lii Ltd walking on Tho Railroad and of persons who had seen Barrett a few hours before to was killed. His verdict was that death was accidental and he thought an inquest was not necessary. Very useful tool a very useful tool and one that is destined to become an important Factor in Tho mechanical world is now being manufactured at the Hooley amp Tierney foundry. The device consists of a Drill Anvil Block Aud Holder combined and is intended for the use of blacksmiths tinsmith and Small shops where the Purchase of separate tools can be eliminated. It will be found particularly useful to Farmers in making repairs on farm machinery Aud its Valuo is much increased inasmuch As it is portable and can be carried about with ease. It takes the place of four separate tools and the retail Prico $20.00, brings it within the reach of everybody. Tho machines Are being built for w. L. Gouger who in turn is Selling county rights. Three of them were finished at Tho foundry yesterday and Are very neat in appearance. Two piers soon finished the Bridge work yesterday developed several new features and progressed Well. The construction company expects by next wednesday or thursday to have the abutment first Aud second piers of the South Danville Side completed provided that the Stone arrives when it should. Yesterday an engine was moved from the third to the fourth pier where excavation for a foundation will to made As soon As possible. Of Tho third pier the big stones were put in place up to Tho water Lino. The coffer dam at the first pier on tin Danville Side is now being constructed and will be finished in a Day or so. On the Danville Side Tho abutment is being rapidly razed. Cars on schedule cars on Trio Danville Ard blooms i Burg trolley Lino will run on schedule time this morning the first car leaving the Philadelphia and Rea ling crossing. Bloom Street at 6 20 Gars will leave for Bloomsburg every 10 minutes. Yesterday Brace blocks were put on the curve at the fishing Roek Bridge and the guard rail was re set one half mile of Tho overhead work Between Tun fishing greek Bridge and Bloomsburg was completed. Love Hauser. On tuesday evening at the reformed Church parsonage or. Frank love and miss Etta l. Mauser both of Danville were United in the holy Bonds of Matrimony Rev. George e. Limbert officiating i and mrs. Love will begin housekeeping of Bloom Street. Broken Hain closes factory Bloch Quot amp Bench ache a pants factory was closed for a while yesterday afternoon an 1 tin1 employees had a Holiday. The broken Gas main near Tho Mill Street crossing was the causo of Tho trouble making it impossible to run Tho Gas engine of Tho j Lant. This Industry now employees about a Hundred hands. It. Is having a Busy season and has a Good Outlook tor future work. Personae paragraphs Basket Ball team Tho Junior Riss of Tho High school Lias i Yaskot Hall learn and elected arms As Captain and Morris Dreifuss manager. Riih first practice game was played yesterday afternoon Trio teams being chosen from Trio following boys Jacobs Morris Leooy Koslen band or . A Kolc Spado Loroi toss and Amis. Mrs. Jesse Ammerman Mill Street is spending several Days with friends at Catawissa. William and Thomas Saul of this City spent yesterday at Mexico. Simon Vastin and daughter of Hosli township were visitors in this City yesterday. Miss Tillie Phillips will leave today for a visit at Millville. Poor director Joseph Hague Buchli of Liberty township transacted in Sites at the court House yesterday. Clarence Cleaver of roaring Creek made a business trip to this City yesterday. F. G. Peters transacted business at Harrisburg yesterday. Joseph Hill of Lewisburg called of friends in tins City yesterday. Misses Bossie Drumheller Aud los Ephue Cousart returned from a visit to Sunbury yesterday. William Oakes of state Road constr motion spent a few hours in Sunbury yesterday. Georgo b. Faux of Milton circulated among friends in this City yesterday. Sam t. Jackson of Scranton spreut sunday with relatives in this City. Thomas i Laud of Plymouth spout sunday with relatives in this City. Rassel Kelly of Sudbury spent Suu Day wit i relatives in Danville. M iss Hilda Hornberger and guests misses Maud Aud Florence Kreiger of Shamokin visited friends at Catawissa and Bloomsburg yesterday. District factory inspector j. K. Robison of Mifflintown was in this City yesterday. J. F. Tooley transacted business in Sunbury yesterday. Harry Bleo. Valley township left yesterday for St. Louis to. W. Kan West,esq., transacted business in Sunbury yesterday. Mrs. James Kase and daughter miss Nellie of Greensboro North Carolina Are guests at the Homo of Robert d. Magill West Market Street. C. P. Hancock attended the Milton fair yesterday. Mrs. T. J. Rogers and mrs. A la Ruo left yesterday for a visit with relatives in Williamsport. C. P. Harder was a Bloomsburg visitor yesterday. Miss Margaret Hixson returned to Danville yesterday after a weeks visit. With proud a in l ii met it a Iii Ltd. Packer Hottenstein of Sudbury spent yesterday with friends in this City. Mrs. T. B. Yerg of Washingtonville spent yesterday in Danville. John Jones and wife of Bay City Michigan Are visiting at the Home of his sister mrs. Matthew Jones East Market Street. This is or. Jones first visit to Danville since 1872. Harry Jones of Lewistown. Spent sunday at the Home of his parents or. Aud mrs. Henry Jones West Mahoning Street. Or. Walter Drumheller of Berwick spent sunday in Danville. Or. T. B. Wintersteen Aud wife returned last evening from a trip to Philadelphia. Mrs. Jennie Randell and mrs. Charles Hovies of Sudbury spent yesterday in this City. Or. And mrs. F. C. Augle will return from Philadelphia today. Or. Aud mrs. Cobleigh Aud mrs. Teter of Kingston and mrs. Newell of new York City who composed the automobile touring party who spout a few Days in this City loft yesterday. Or. And mrs. Cobleigh and mrs. Teter return aug to Kiu Tsou mrs. Newell Contin Piug the tour to Philadelphia. Mrs. John g. Voris returned yesterday after a weeks visit at the Home of mrs. James b. Buchanan Philadelphia. W. Y. former resident of Danville who now resides at Freeland was a visitor in this City yesterday. Ii. W. Gayer of Sunbury spent yesterday in this City. Henry i neut of Valley township spent a few Days this week in this City with his Sou prothonotary Vincent. William r. Pursel of frosty Valley drove to town yesterday and viewed the improvements of the streets and at the new River Bridge. Factory inspector pleased District factory inspector j. K. Robison of Mifflintown made a round of Tho various industries Aud Public buildings in this City yesterday. Or. Robison stated that at no time Woro the factories Mills and buildings in so Safe Aud sanitary condition As at present. Every phase of the Law relative to places of this kind has been complied with. Fire escapes have Boon erected on several of Tho prominent buildings and a general order of cleanliness prevails everywhere. Or. Robison visits Danville for inspection every four months. Just at this time when the politicians and candidates Are making calculations As to the result of the Coin i ing election which will be held on tuesday november the 8rh, the following statement of registered voters in Montour county is of interest. The total number registered is 3618 voters. The appended table shows the number of voters of each Ward Borough and township Danville first ward569 Danville second Ward 402 Danville third Ward. 580 Danville fourth Ward. 446 Mahoning township. 314 Liberty township 260 Anthony township. 232 Derry township188 Valley township.181 Limestone township. .157 West Hemlock township 90 Cooper township. 84 Washingtonville Borough 64 Mayberry township. 51 total3618 the first Aud third wards of the Borough have respectively 569 and 580 voters registered Aud it has been the judgment of the election officers of these wards that each should be divided into two voting Preo ducts As the labor imposed of the boards As thing exist at present is entirely too much when it is considered that the pay of election officers in a precinct polling Only 100 votes is the same As for those where 500 Votos Are polled. This matter should receive the attention of Tho proper authorities for the Good of All concerned and if deemed advisable division of the first and third wards into two precincts should be made. The v. M. C. A. Is in"�?T1 touring with Sousa a band s. Ross Millhoane Cornelist with Sousa a concert band Sonds the following newspaper clipping from Mitchell South Dakota. A a messes. J. W. Richardson a. Mill House and Henry Heidelberg members of or. Sousa a band have had their first experience in shooting Prairie chickens and Jack rabbits. They were taken out thursday by 1j c. Thomas wit ii whom they Are stopping Aud Given a touch of Western Hunting of the Prairie. They were successful in bagging four Prairie chickens and Throe Jack rabbits and they declared it was the greatest sport they Ever enjoyed. Down in new York they said they usually got Prairie chickens after to y hot id 1� you Lilloll a a Ruok Aud that they were hardly Worth eating. The party had great sport with or. Heidelberg. The first Jack Rabbit that popped caused much excitement and Thoy All shouted a see the Wolf a for the Jack rabbits in this country Are Mammoth in size. Or. Heidelberg was so afraid that it would not to shot that he attempted to run it Down despite the Effort of or. Thomas to Call him Hack. He Tore along at an of citing Pace while the Jack would run a Short distance and then Stop Aud look derisively Back at his panting pursuer. Or. Heidelberg finally gave up the Chase and when the next two jacks put in appearance to took Oft his hat to the flee guess of the South Dakota Jack Rabbit Aud went after him with his gun. A or. Millhoane was engaged by prof. Sousa Early in september. The baud is making a tour of the West giving concerts in All the Large cities. From oct. 16 to 23,the baud will play in san Francisco Aud will then work East to new York City where a concert will be Given christinas night. On wednesday december 28th, the band will sail for England and will Matt a tour of Trio British provinces and Ireland. The european tour will close with a two weeks engagement in the City of Loudon. Or. Millhouse was born in Danville and resided Here until he was Twenty years of age. To was a one Timo a member of Stoesz band Aud Strickland a orchestra Here a a Good record Tho one solitary prisoner in the Montour county jail must he having a lonely time of it indeed. Sheriff Maiers yesterday stated that to has in custody now just one Mau out of All Montour county Aud unless the tendency to Law breaking becomes stronger very suddenly this year will be a record one for the Small number of prisoners. The fact that Only one prisoner is in the jail is especially significant at this time. With the improvements now making being carried on by numerous foreigners it would be but natural if there were an unusual lot of disorder. Danville citizens and Tho residents generally of Montour county can be gratified Over this demonstration of Tho peaceful Law abiding nature of the Community. A visit to the Young menus Christ Ian association of Danville these Days is a source of pleasure and profit. T1 handsome association quarters As Fine As any in the state now appear to bet ter advantage than Ever having been refitted and improved in a substantial manner. Tho Early history of the y. M. C a.,erected in 1888 by the late Thoma Beaver is Well Guowu to people of Thi City who Are proud to Point out the Fine Structure to strangers. But Many of them go no farther than this not knowing excellent work for boys Aud Young men is being done by the association Aud not taking the in i Tore it they should feel in the welfare of the y. M. C. A. The Danville y. M c. A has Stead ily progressed Ever since its institution Aud with the completion of the Interior changes that have recently been underway it is second to none in the state. When the size of the town is considered and the Cost of carrying of the work All who Are familiar with the doings of Tho associations of other cities admit that the results of tamed in Danville equal the work accomplished in any place in the country. The equipment of the entire building is neat Aud attractive. To keep it modern and of course being up to Date is an essential in Success Ful work entails considerable expense it is understood that even now the Danville association is a Little behind wit i current expenses As a result of making improvements. Were the Mer chants of Danville Aud others who Are Able to do so to help even to a Small extent the association could very readily be placed on a sound financial footing. Of course the institution is a part of a world wide organization Aud is Here to stay but it is up to the people of Danville to say How it shall he conducted whether in a Way to do the Best work possible or just to drag slowly along. Popular institutions of this kind play a prominent part in stamping a City As a desirable place merchants who help support a y. M. 0. A. Need not look solely to religious ends but doubtless can find commercial Advant Ages accruing from whatever Field they May give. Their clerks unquestionably Are improved through Tho y. M. C. A., which benefits the City generally. The Danville y. M. C. A. Is run by efficient Mou. Secretary William d. Lancaster has Given nine years of Good service Here and Pii Sical direct or o. C. Carpenter for three years has helped the boys and men to acquire Strong healthy bodies. The cleanliness and order of the local quarters Are noteworthy Aud the care of janitor Frank Burgher is largely responsible for this desirable condition. What the Danville y. M. C. A. Has May be briefly summed up As follows a Fine Hall that will seat 300 persons equipped with Organ Aud piano numerous cosy rooms for Small gatherings a Beautiful parlor with music Box Aud phonograph for entertainment Aud comfortable chairs for rest a Well stocked Reading room of periodicals and newspapers a gymnasium containing the Best of modern apparatus. The gymnasium is worthy of Especial notice. The Shower Baths have been enamelled and Fine White porcelain tubs have been installed. A boiler heats the water for the bathers Aud a larger one keeps the whole y. M. C. A. Building comfortable in the coldest weather. Bright Aud cheerful the rooms Are very attractive to the Young Fellows on a Sharp frosty night and that they appreciate it is shown by the Large attendance. The gymnasium classes now Are at work Aud the men Are More enthusiastic than possibly Ever before. With this Noble physical work a Good spiritual atmosphere attending the menus meetings Aud Bible classes and the boys Bible class of 200 members and the social features of the right kind the y. M. G. A. Is a Safe place for any boy. It is a help to any Young Man. It deserves the support of every citizen. Will leave Hospital. Word was received in South Danville yesterday that Frank Wilson who lost an Arm through an Accident on the Bridge Here will arrive Home this week from the Sunbury Iio Fital having recovered sufficiently to leave that institution a a break for one of Tho Best attractions coming to Danville will by presented to Tho theatre going Public of this City next saturday evening. It is the great Scenic melodrama in live acts a a break for Liberty a a written on Trio daring escape Pursuit and subsequent death of the late Biddle Brothers. Special scenery is carried for every act and is Complete with All electrical effects. The company is Well chosen and numbers some of the lest known p Ople in the profess on. The production comes to this City highly recommended. Lie careful of your vote. Voters who desire to cast a ballot at the election in november must see to it that their poll tax is paid. If the voter Lias not paid Sulci a tax within the last two years lie Cauuet vote this fall. This is a important matter Aud should be attended to at once. Friday october 7111. Is the last Day of which the poll tax Cau be paid. Voters should immediately Hunt up their tax receipts and learn whether or not they Are eligible to vote at the coming election work at St Hubert Church the addition to St. Hubert s Catholic Church. Bloom Street is beginning to show up As a solid Ami pretty Structure. Trio work on Trio new building is not very far from completion and tie Annex already greatly improves the appearance of Trio Church. The slaters now Are ready to Start of Tho roof allot the Brick Woik being done the lathers will also begin operations at once so that it will not be Long before the inside of the building will be finished. Improving the crossing. The Philadelphia it pc Reading crossing at Blount Street be Stensny was being improved by the laying of new timbers and the sidewalk also was being repaired. The initiatory step Ito secure an undergrad crossing at a Street was taken by Council last evening at a special session attended by Philadelphia amp Reading Railroad and Danville and Bloomsburg trolley company officials. Division superintendent Turk and station agent p. H. Foost. Of the Reading and w. F. Pascoe and attorney Scarlet looking after the trolley interests met with the Council men. In the absence of president Davis clerk Patton called the meeting to order. Or. Vastine was chosen president pro Tern. The members answering Roll Call were messes. Vastine Reifsnyder Boyer Goeser Montgomery Dietrich d. Gibson j. Gibson and Lloyd. After the object of the meeting was stated or. Pascoe was Given the floor. He stated that the trolley people and Railroad people had conferred wit i the Boron Gli solicitor and decided to ask for the passage of a Resolution authorizing the ordinance committee and Borough solicitor to prepare a ordinance before the regular meeting of Council Friday evening giving permission for the building of the a Street undergrad crossing which will be 80 feet wide and the abolition of the Cross Street crossing after the new one is completed and accepted. Or. Reifsnyder desired to learn what expense the proposed changes would make for the Borough. Or. Pascoe showed plans and profile for the undergrad Roadway and explained that the ordinance won id be so framed As to relieve the Boron Gli of any expense whatsoever. He stated that the Railroad and trolley companies would stand All of the Cost of constructing the crossing and afterwards the trolley company will do just wha the ordinance recently passed requires a keep and maintain the Road Between the rails and two feet on either Side of the track. He further stated that the vacation of the Cross Street crossing would not have to occur until the undergrad shall be completed and accepted. At this Point the Resolution offered by or. Pascoe was passed on motion of or. Goeser seconded by or. Reifsnyder. Attorney Scarlet then spoke of the used of giving tiie Borough the Railroad Aud the trolley company All the proper Protection which can be secured by embodying in the ordinance All of the requirements. Superintend but Turk stated that the Reading people feel justified in asking for the vacation of Cross Street crossing in consideration of the Large Sam the Railroad company will have to spend for the improvement. As previously published the crossing will Cost a ont of soon or. Turk believes the crossing will really Benefit Danville More than either Tho Railroad or the trolley. Of coarse in this connection it May be explained that the doing away with the Cross Street crossing will enable the Reading to handle the Many trains passing Over this division with greater dispatch. Or. Goeser moved that the ordinance committee draw up a resold Tiki covering the matter by Friday. The motion prevailed and messes. Swank Reifsnyder and Montgomery will at once Start on the task imposed upon them. Council at 8 30 o clock after receiving an invitation from or. Pascoe to take a trolley ride at 9 of clock adjourned to meet Friday evening next. Local foot Ball team organized a number of Danville boys have organized a foot Ball team and expect to play a series of games this fall names prominent in the towns football history Are included in the list so that a Strong aggregation will be developed from the material of hand. At a meeting held tuesday evening Bert Slattery was elected Captain Aud Ben Johnson assistant Captain. Walter Raver was chosen to manage the team for the coming season. Challenges have been received from Sunbury Catawissa Aud Berwick. Diehl Brondon wedding Ralph b. Diehl clerk at the Post office and miss Nan Brandon daughter of mrs. Clara Brandon East Market Street were married yesterday morning at 9 30 o clock. The ceremony was performed at the brides Home by the Rev. Edward Han Litou Rector of Christ episcopal Church. Only the immediate relatives of the Yonng couple were present. Or. And mrs. Dieh left 01 the 10 19 d. L. Amp w. Train for a trip to new Yolk Eirv. Launch tampered with George Hullihen a launch which his Sou diaries Lias been operating is out of service the air mixer being broken. Or. Hull leu believes some one tampered with the boat Aud damaged the machinery. He will try to have it running let a the end of Tho week. Preparatory services. The lords supper will be celebrated in Shiloh reformed Church next sunday preparatory services will be held on Friday evening at 7 30 of clock at. Which time the Rev. J. E. Hutchison pastor of the Mahoning presbyterian Church will preacly the Sermon. Ail the members of tiie Church Are red to be present
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