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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - October 20, 1904, Danville, PennsylvaniaHome paper a for lie Home l he circulation of this paper is increasing rapidly it will pay you to advertise in the american a this country will never re entirely free until it supplies All of its own demands wit ii its own productions. Subscription $1 per year vol. 4d--n0 42. Danville. A. Thursday to Vieli 20, 1004. Established in 1855 Job printing the office of the american being furnished with a targe assortment of Jot 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 of All kinds and description do 1 it Init 11. Wjk Kintis. Dam 1st.�? office hours 9 .4. A. To /2 m Lin or 1 a. M. To 4 i v j four a lie. I n. Cd Mil it /., .41. 425 Mill St., , a. A lineages of the Stone Meh and in test Ine r. Speri Alt Jim. I. , dentist a Tiro of unknown origin swept Over the state Iii a Trio Hospital property yes-1 Torday tier upon Ami Lett a Wake of ruthless a Cost-1 in cat Llu barn. Tie largest of the farm i which machinery Aud crops went up in smoke Aud steers that could not he rescued were incinerated. The loss of Pic. \ Wetli extra without i Crow a <1 la Ridge work n specially. A snipped v 1111\ latest and n not improved d prepared to Evsei Itele kit it i dirty cult a re. Or. C. H Reynolds a de 1st�? Josh Mill St., Danville a. In Tatry in All its i Che barges moderate and ally k in aran teed. Established 1892. Condensed tvs. Active Leinau one who speak English and Vensyl Vania German state age a Quot deuces whether married or single at West salary. Addres a a a Mornin news office. represent Ive in this county and adjoining , to represent and advertise an old established business House of solid financial standing. Salary $21 weekly with expenses advanced each Man a Lay by Check direct from Headquarters. Horse and Hugev furnished when Neces Ary position permanent. Address blew Bros. It amp co., dept a. Monon hidg., Chicago 111. Beautiful tall weather. The Annapolis naval Academy foot Ball team gave Princeton a severe Jolt by defeating them at Annapolis on saturday 10 to u a Young Man from so amok in driving to the Bloomsburg fair on Friday had the misfortune to break his buggy ill the Middle of the Creek at Cata Wissa so in order to get to the Shore he mounted his horses Hack and had to procure another Wagon to Ger his Boggy out of the Creek. The Story that general superintendent Dice of the Reading company is to assume tie same position with the Lake Shore line and that superintend ent Turk of the Shamokin division is to be Tran erred to the Jersey Central Railroad is officially denied. Warmer Weaton r butchering will soon be the rage. The Chestnut crop is a ported to be Folly Ripe. The weather Man is now making tit Uhtof solid with the people. The residence of or. Paules at ferry and Bloom streets is Bing improved by a new coat of paint. Somebody should invent a Loi Idless gun for the use of t a Amateur Hunter. Walk All you can this season of the year. The air is bracing and the exercise is Worth tons of Medicine. Michael Powers who is in the nineties being one of Danville a oldest citizens on sunday enjoyed his first trolley rid taking it then on tin new Danville amp Bloton slug line while Hunting on saturday in the Vicinity of frosty Valier Harry Ritter and John Girton succeeded in bagging seven Fine Gray squirrels. Mins Bertha Galland the Young actress who is starring in a Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall a was reared in Ashland. It would to Well for preparations for Christmas shopping to begin. That is tor Pater families to open a new Check Book. A Deal for the Forepaugh amp Sells Brothers shows has been closed by a. G. Fields the minstrel delivery to he made november 23rd at Columbus Ohio. No Liis is not Indian summer we first have Squaw Winter about the first or second week of november then after the leaves ate All Oil the Trees and there comes a reaction from the Tuow squalls and cold weather of Gnu Tow Winter we have our Indian summer. Now that tie Hunting season is on the duties of the game wardens will be no sinecure a matter of health ,toi\vll.le Samuel Henderson for the past fifteen years employed in the care of Hou. Alexander Billie Yore a Deer Park at Washingtonville is accidentally drowned about 5 of clock tuesday evening. He had been sent to what is known As the a lower Meadows after the cows and to reach it had to Cross i. Good use of a Lily estimated at 130,000 but May a Creek passing Over a log that Span is Rou exceed that amount and to offset it there is $15,800 insurance. At about 3 30 of clock boys named Shultz Aud Beagle working of the place discovered the fire and gave the alarm. J. O. Warner the Man in Ned it. Falling into the water nine feet deep at that a it Point he must have struggled helplessly until death overcame him being unable to swim Aud there being no one near to Rescue him. Harry Billmeyer saw the cows recharge of the Hospital farm hastened a turning without Henderson and sur for the Hospital Hose Aud states that mixed that something we wrong. An whereas Only a Little smoke was Issue investigation resulted in the finding ing from tie Structure then the entire of the Many a lifeless body floating on barn was a Seething roaring mass of fierce flames when he returned. The scene was one of intent excite meet frightened cattle lowing Aud stamping and terrified hogs shrilly squealing. The mild patients who were working in the Fields came Rushing in to the fire in droves but were looked after and occasioned no disorder. The flames first appeared on the South Side of the barn and when that was eaten through they greedily licked up part after part of the big Structure. Sending volumes of Sparks skyward but fortunately not where they seriously endangered other property there being no wind to whirl them 011 the main Hospital buildings. The men connected with the Hospital were Quick to begin battling with the fiery element Aud being familiar with the location of the fire Hose and apparatus did Good work. The second and third Ward Danville companies responded to an alarm and worked with excellent effect but of course the inflammable nature of the contents of the a barn made any attempt to quench the furious flames Folly. All that could be done was to play streams of the numerous surrounding buildings. This was done Aud they were saved. The horse stable Root was kept drench 1 and a 6tore building was kept wet. The buildings adjoining tie cattle barn however were damaged but even 13 save them at All was doing Well. Six streams of water from the Hospital Reservoir were played on the fire. Henry m. Schoch a trustee of the Hospital had been at the main building and was just driving away when the fire broke oat. He assisted in driving the cattle a Ron the building. Officials Aud everyone about the place Lent willing hands to do everything they could to keep the disaster within the smallest confines possible. The cows were in an enclosure near the barn and were Safe although terrified. Six steers were in the flaming Structure and Only two of them could be rescued the others perishing. The lire was an unconquerable one Aud beam Atter beam weakened tottered and fell As the flames gained headway until at 4 45 of clock the big stack of Hay and Grain in the loft and the surrounding timbers crashed in the whole Structure collapsing. As it did so great Clouds of densely Black smoke rolled up. The heat during the Progress of the fire was so iut Euse As to keep the hundreds of persons who gathered on the grounds at a Safe distance from the burning Structure. The Corn crib and contents were the first part of the building to go eventually the flames attacked and damaged the ice House and Slaughter House. The new silo with a capacity of 150 tons which was just finished tins summer costing $500, was destroyed. It had been filled not More than two weeks ago with tie product of two Fields of Corn. The barn was totally destroyed with All of its contents which or. Warner described As Best he could remember under the exciting circumstances. There were 100 tons of Hay much Straw 12 h bushels of wheat Over 500 bushels of Oats machinery Worth Over $1000 and other contents of a minor nature. The Only explanation that seems to offer As to the origin of the fire is spontaneous combustion which of course might easily have happened in the Well filled building. Or. Warner says not More than an hour prior to the Dis of by of the fire he was in the barn hut not in the part whore tie flames broke out. At that time there no intimation of the approaching destruction of the big concern. On september a a 1826, the old barn was destroyed with a loss of about $14,000. The barn that yesterday was reduced to ashes was erected on the site of tie first one but was larger finer and More modern and subs Tanti a i its loss for the second time places the Hospital at great inconvenience h having the scores of cows without shelter temporary Sheds for them w ill he built at once. The surface of the water. His person bore no Marks of violence and his clothes even were not Dis arranged so it was evident Fiat he must have lost his balance and plunged from the log into the Stream. Before going to work for or. Bill Meyer or. Henderson was employed in this City by mrs. A. A. Geisinger As a Gardener. Tie Only relatives who survive him Are a sister mrs. Sarah j. Branch of Burlington n. a brother William Henderson who lives in England. The deceased was born in England and was sixty eight years old. K the of hrs. Edward Corman. It it. Of the death of mrs. Sallio Corman. Wife of water commissioner Edward Corman will he sadly received by the Many friends of the deceased. She passed away at her Home on East Market Street sunday morning. Mrs. Corman had been ailing for a it a year. Daring the la let couple of weeks her condition was very serious and in spite of everything that could be done to Over Eara disease so succumbed passing away at 1 30o�?Tclock sunday morning. Neuralgia which went to her heart was the cause of death. The deceased was aged almost 45 Yoars. Besides her husband she leaves a son and daughter John and Eleanor. She also is survived by a sister mrs. Sat Noel Vought of Elysburg. The family has the sympathy of the Community in their bereavement tor mrs. Corman was a woman who was held in High regard. O. W. Derr the Montour county superintendent of schools and City superintendent tie Danville schools Are perfecting arrangements for the approaching annual teachers Institute that is to be held in this City in november. The Institute usually conies in the week following thanksgiving. Which this year Falls on november 24,Aud in consequence will open on monday november 28, continuing throughout the week. An Effort is being made to secure thoroughly competent instructors to give the Institute the highest a possible Standard of work. Several prominent men have already been engaged including James m. Coughlin of Wilkes Barre and professor Wilbur of the Bloomsburg Normal. A lady from a Boston training school probably will be Here and one or two other loading educators May come to Daub due for a Day or so during the Institute. The schools of this City have an efficient Force of teachers numbering thirty one in ail. These teachers will All be on hand at the Institute ready themselves to be taught. The annual gatherings of this kind Are always highly profitable As those who attend them get new ideas Aud learn the approved mod re met hods of successful instruction. When All arrangements Are made for the sessions to be held next month and the program is completed in detail it will Call for a very interesting line of work. The funeral of mrs. Edward Corman which occurred at 2 of clock tuesday afternoon from her late Home. East Market Street was largely attended. Impressive servies were conducted by the Rev. Edward Haughton of or Hist episcopal Church. The following were the bearers f. C. Angle George Hixson and Charles g. Cloud Loter ment was made in Odd Fellows cemetery. Present from a distance at the funeral were or. And mrs. H. Bier Tuan of Bloomsburg Hiram Woodruff and wife of i Ysberg mrs. Elias Woodruff of Riverside mrs. John Mcbride and daughter mrs. Mame Pope of Philadelphia miss Lulu Ely and mrs Johnson of Bloomsburg or. And mrs. Albert Bird of Ai Carmel Ami will Iam Corman of scr. Ton. Plunged into River. J. T. Healy 35 years old. Of this City the superintendent of line work for tie United Telephone and Telegraph company yesterday morning at Suu Hnry plunged from a bring into the River and sustained injuries that necessitated his removal to the Mary Packer Hospital. Or. Healy was assisting in putting a line Over the River at the Reading Railroad Bridge Aud was working on a Small platform Oil the outside of the Bridge. The breaking of a b it in the platform precipitated him upon a pile of stones near the base of a pier that was out of the water. He was whined off of the stones into the River and was rescued by h. C. Grady a Lewis Hurt lineman who went to his As it auce with a boat. An examination disclosed the fact that he broke to Bones. His injuries Are not considered dangerous and a report from the Mary Packer Hospital last right was to the effect that he was getting along very Well. Superintendent Healy Aud his wife boards at Eckerty a Mill Street. They ame to Danville about two Mouths ago from near it. Carmel. Light question will come lip. Council will hold a regular meeting tomorrow evening. Nothing of unusual importance and interest is expected to come up except the question of providing Light tor the City for the next Mouth or so. The Light contract expires on november 1 at which time it was thought the municipal Plant would be ready to operate. The indication now is that the new Plant will not he in service until december 1, at the earliest. In con Seq once a temporary provision for Light must be made. It is understood that the Standard electric Light company will Continua a supplying Light and the matter promises to be easily adjusted but the temporary contract will have to fix a Date when Mie Standard electric Light company is to cease lighting the City in one month or two or whatever length of time May be considered necessary. Hit highwayman stinging blow. Harry Deihl 18-years-old Sou of d. W. Deil. Of Strawberry Ridge was held no a night or two ago when lie was returning to his Home at about 10 of clock having been to the Post office. A tall heavy mail ordered him to Stop and demanded his Money and when Young Deihl who thought he was the victim of some joker wont to proceed the shining barrel of a revolver barred his Advance. Thrusting the weapon into Delhias face the Footpad with an oath again tie new barn was erected at a Cost j called to the Young Manto give up his of a bout $12,000. As it is wholly gone ind like Vuk ise the big Stock that it Coti powder absolutely pure has to substitute rained the 1<h-< will run easily to $20. My Thi sum including the damage i n to the other structures that were 11 Troy de w 11 11 r 111 a Iver the records of the amounts of insurance and found a total of $15,- a a a if i i i on the buildings that were Huri a i a i trizut Das follows barn a to my of contents. $5,000 ice House $.�?~�00 Corn it rib $400. The silo had been so r. Mitty completed that it was not insured. in lev Farmers Are indignant Over t e 111 Kin a in which Hunters re a Over their lands and help 1 Huim lives to anything they happen to find at hand. Although the sea on ,. N of a opened Iriano rabbits have lie 11 in that locality and the tanners decl to that the Hunters hold that they ton them into the backyards and shoot them there. Opening of Basket Ball season. The first Basket Ball game in which the newly organized Danville old timers team will participate will be played in the armory next Friday a voting with the Bloomsburg team As Danville a opponents. The personnel of Danville a aggregation will include such Well known names As Sechler Klase Gaskins Russell Dougherty and welliver. The members of the team for porno time past have been practising for this game. Last year tie Bloomsburg team Defeated tie Danville Hoys so that a great Effort will lie Mude to wipe out that defeat. The game will be called at 8 30 of clock. After the game a dance will beheld. Music will be furnished by Metherell a orchestra. A pretty Church wedding. William e. Rudy Aud miss Anna frees both of Danville were United 1 in marriage at 10 of clock yesterday morning 111 Shiloh reformed Church 1 Bloom Street Tho Rev. George e. Lira Bert performing Tho ceremony. Miss Edith Rees played Mendelssohn s wedding March. The wedding was attended by mrs. G. E. Limbert mrs. Rudy mrs. Henry Rempe misses Grace and Cora Rudy Carrol Krum and Mary Krum or. And mrs. Charles Seitz mrs. John Mccall and William Rees. Or. And mrs. Rudy left on the noon train for Washington of their wedding tour. On returning to this City Liev will reside 011 Railroad Street. Bad Al i it. Lohr and i. Edward Bogard of Berwick spent sunday in Danville. Attorney Harry Bare of Buffalo new Yolk a pent sunday with his parents 011 lower Mulberry Street. Mrs. Samuel Kemp and two daughters misses Lizzie and Mabel of blooms tug spent sunday at the Home of H. Wyant East Mahoning Street. Misses Jennie and Pauline Waite spent sunday with friends near Bloomsburg. S. M. Field of South Danville spent sunday with his family near Wilkes Barre. Miss Elizabeth a Verity of Hazleton is visiting or. And mrs. David Montgomery. Center Street. Miss Eva Mchenry of Bloomsburg. Spent sunday with mrs d. A Montgomery Centre strict. Forrar r county commissioner William k Boyer of Liberty township was a visitor in this City yesterday. Harry Heisler of Sunbury was a visitor in this City yesterday. L. H. Gingerich of Milt in was a Danville visitor yesterday. Mrs. Lewis Evans and daughter Ruth and mis Blanche harder enjoyed a trolley ride to blood Ushur yesterday. George e. Gifford of new York represent ing tie King Bridge company and j. Collins of Horseheads n. Superintendent of Bridge construction arrived in this City last evening. J. C Creveling of Espy spent yes Gerdav Atierno 11 in this City. W. H Moore and wife of Bloomsburg spent yesterday in this City. Mrs John Jacobs or. Mrs. E. W. Peters or. Maggie Geise. Mrs. W. H. N. Walker mrs d. J. Rogers and mrs. W. C. To Wye r took a trolley ride to Blount Durgy it St Day afternoon. Georg Biown of Elizab to port n. is visiting in Danville. Or. Eugene Kishel wife of or. Kishol. An i child last evening arrived Here a Ron Philadelphia. W. W. Welliver made a business trip to grovaui1 yesterday afternoon. S. F. Pm Acock of Bloomsburg spent in r Lav morning in this City. 11. Mout. Smith of Bloomsburg transit i business at Tho court House yesterday. Clint ii bring of Bloomsburg trails in to it d Legal business in this City yesterday. Mrs. Frank Fisher enjoyed a rib in Bloomsburg yesterday afternoon. Charles n. Savage of Hoo Insburg Calle i Oil i sifter mrs. H Stoes West Mahoning str let yet Nlay afternoon. Georg Lunger left for Hazleton yesterday where he will spend a few Days. Attorney c. G Voris of Milton transact d Fusile sat the court House yesterday. W. L ii flu Zisfein of Shin Vokin made a Husie trip to this City yesterday. I. .1 a aim Williamsport who has him visiting her daughter mrs. J y Chidester Church Street left Danville yesterday afternoon for Muir a. Where she will Mak a Short visit on ii r Way Home. In Laiu Lyon returned to Bellefonte yesterday Alt i a visit with relatives in this City or Ami mrs. Ira Everhart returned yesterday from a visit with relatives at Benton. Mrs. J 11 Woodside and mrs. Eugene Stead and daughter Alice enjoyed a trolley ride to Bloomsburg yesterday. Captain j. 11 Johnson made a business trip to Bloomsburg yesterday afternoon on tin Danville and Bloomsburg trolley line. Mrs. Thomas and miss Williams of Bloomsburg were visitors in this City yester Lav. Money. The reply however was a stinging blow Between tin eyes of the Man with tie Reed ver knocking him into the Gutter. Deihl needless to say. At one made tracks for Straw Berry Ridge and escaped from the highwayman of whom nothing has since been heard. Foot Ball on saturday. Tim i Adville football team an Organiza Ion made up of Danville a Best players will play Tho Sunbury High so my football team at Dewitt a Paik next saturday afternoon. The game will he called at three of clock. Admission 15 cents. The Lea Tho Trees. 1 Are losing their grip on to open another stretch of Street another stretch of the new Mill Street paving is expected to to thrown open on saturday extending almost to Tooey amp Hennings grocery store. It in also Likely that the paving will he entire la completed to the 1. L. Amp Crossing by saturday night. Yesterday the concreting Between the car rails was about finished As far As the Railroad. The placing of the trolley curve at Bloom and Mill streets now is under Way As near As it can go to the i. L. A. W. Crossing the track of the Olec Trie railway is to be Laid at once from tie Point where the curve now is he ing put in. Band is Given trolley ride. A toes band enjoyed a trolley ride to Bloomsburg last evening As the guests of superintendent F. Pascoe. Uno of the Hummer cars was used to accommodate the hand and was followed by another car Load of people attracted by Tho music. Several selections were played before the cars left Bloomi Street crossing. The rid was greatly enjoyed and Tho kindness of or. Pas-000 was thoroughly appreciated by the musicians. Missionary convention. A convention of much interest is scheduled to occur in this City on november with and 10th. Tin to Maui a Home missionary society of Tho Northumberland presbytery then will assemble in tie Mahoning presbyterian Church in annual �01111 among the larger places in this presbytery an Williamsport lock Haven Renovo Sunbury Northumberland Rick it. Carmel and Shamokin. From All these places representatives Aro expected. There will he from 75 to Quot 100 delegates in All. For whose Outi a committee composed of the following ladies now is Busy making arrangements miss Anili 1 h Irti Imu. Miss Louise Voris mrs. Emma Mchenry mrs. W. Kase West. Mis. Amos vast inc. Miss Lou Wist mis. John Sechler mrs George stick and mrs. J. E. Moore. Judge Little Hakes decree. Judge Little yester Lav i t i t a Cree requiring the do \ i a la huns Burg Street railway it of rpm Ltd inn their line under tin do a a Reading Railroad by n a it i m undergrad crossing. A a Quot Quot by a formal action taken 1 Case already amicable it 1 Railroad and trolley i reached an agreement a a 1 1 in Quot building of the a it 1 a jul the Railroad tra it k with about a dozen men engaged on the protecting Wall at the water works the Progress of operations is rapid. The Wall has risen Over halt of the entire height hut is not Laid to the full length yet. So far As it has gone it Daws up Well and it promises to he a Good solid pile of masonry and at the same time an improvement in the Way of the appearance of the River Bank. Superintendent Keefer a ferry from the third Bridge pier to the Shore is a new feature of this work and is proving an unqualified Success. It is the regulation Cable ferry hut is of or. Keefer a own construction. The Flat is a Small one but it carries a goo sized Load of Stone taken from the third pier every time it goes to Shore. A horse Power Derrick has been placed in operation too Over the new Wall to raise wheelbarrows loaded with dirt. The dirt is taken from a bar in the River and is used to fill in Back of the Wall As fast As it rises. It will be remembered that Council some time ago made an appropriation of $1,000 to apply of the building of this Wall. At the time the action was taken it was not thought that the Money would go very far in the work hut the judicious manner in which tie task is Bing done is a revelation. So tar Only a few loads of Stone have had to he purchased. Now the Stone is being taken from the River at a great saving and the Wall continues to go up steadily with the prospects of getting Tho whole Job completed this fall and that too at an extremely reasonable Cost. The Wall has Long been considered an absolute necessity. Its erection now under such favourable circumstances will please Danville a progressive people Bent on improvement in All lines. City clerk serves notices. Airy clerk Harry Hatton was kept Busy yesterday serving the Twenty Day pavement notices on the Mill Street property owners. The notices were served on property holders Only As far As the d. L. Amp Tracks As it is intended to hold the others Back until tin Street paving has progressed to a Point beyond Bloom Street. In nearly every Case the notices were Well received Tho property owners show ing tin utmost willingness to put their sidewalks in Good order. In several eases the improvements were begun yesterday. The walk in front of the Montour House was Bolus lengthened at one end so As to reach to the crib aug. At tie opera House Block the old curbing was removed and crushed cinder placed in the space Between tie Flagstone walk and the new c Irb As a temporary arrangement to last until Spring. The completion of the work called for by the notices will mean much for this City As it will be in line with tin paving improvement Aud will at once make Mill Street More sightly and safer for travel some of the walks at present being really dauger of. Soon to w de. The announcement of the approaching marriage of miss Harriet r. Woods who formerly resided in Danville to Clarence Kempthorne Bowden. Of Philadelphia will arouse much interest in this City whose people have been gratified Over the continuous Rise in the a musical world of miss Woods who has won recognition As an exceptionally Able Singer in both Philadelphia and new York. The wedding will occur in St. John s episcopal Church Lansdown of which or. Bowden is organist in the morning of nov Ember 2. Ti10 musical part of tie service is to 1 3 very elaborate the Talent of Philadelphia to assist in it. Miss Woods now sings in a leading Church in the City of brotherly love. After leaving Danville she gained prominence As a vocalist when a member of the Church of the covenant choir in Williamsport and later in Philadelphia Aud new York won the a served Praise of competent judges. Last summer in july she visited in Danville and while Here gave a recital in St Paul s m. E. Church. At that time those w to heard Here were dt3-lighted with the excellence of her singing always charming but then greatly improved Over the times previous that sin had been heard Here. Cumeka the v. M. C. A. Is injunction cases untangled in wires. John r. Walleze one of the Force of men employed by Watts in stringing the municipal Light wires along East Market Street yesterday met. With what might have been a serious Accident. The reel of wire was stationed at Market Square Aud the wire had been place d 011 the poles is far East As walkers hotel in tile second Ward where a number of men were doing the pulling in some manner or Wall Zobec ame entangled 111 the coils of wire near the reel and was unable to extricate himself. He was being gradually toward the top of the first Polo powerless 1 in Ial Fin men at the other end it the line f. M. Herrington Ilisco a or Wallet of so litre using plight. An of i pm id to Wilkers hotel to it notify to. In n to cease pulling the j win s then tie Man who Hud been in i it i a p 11a released he was i i i Lerz d. Haruis <1 Hadley moving Piej urls at the opera a s Quot i id 1 i or 11 Miu will he a 1�.,. D i 1 a 10 take the Chii Dreu. In an All Day session of court Friday tie argument on the d. L. Amp Railroad Anil Danville and Bloomsburg trolley injunction cases was made and the spirited contests of the opposing attorneys were followed with interest by the crowd that filled the court room at 5 15 p. M the afternoon session ended and court adjourned it now remains Only for judge Little to weigh the merits of either Side and As soon As he does so his decision will of course be filed. Judge Little convened court at about 10 a. M. And the argument for the Railroad Oom Pauyo a Side was opened by attorney Hinckley who said the Bills of the Case were filed under the act of 1871, providing that the Mode of crossing any Railroad shall be such As will work least damage to the Road to be crossed. He cited other acts and numerous decisions and urged As the duty of this court the determination of the possibility of avoiding a Grade crossing at Mill Street. He argued that the least damage to the first Road Aud the greater safety of Tho people would result from discouraging Grade Crossings. Giving several supreme court decisions against Grade Crossings he said Cost Aud difficulties encountered in abolishing Grade Crossings Are in the balance Aga not life and limb and it is the policy of this state to prevent the increase of Grade Crossings or. Hinckley the maintained that no local sentiment May by considered even where the welfare of the Public is at stake and informed the court that to Light objections or excuses May be regarded the citations showing that Grade Crossings Are to be abolished except in cases of imperious necessity. Here he stated that the d l. Amp Is not at All hound by the Borough ordinance giving the trolley company right of Way and requiring the laying of the tracks at the accepted Grade Only and he farther asserted that the jurisdiction of the court is not affected by action of municipalities claiming that if so tie Street railways and Council magic bodies might reach agreements and defeat Tho purpose of tie act of 1871. Decisions intended to show that Telephone Aud Telegraph companies May not interfere with Public travel next were offered. Or. Hinckley contended that it Cau not be proven that it is impossible to interfere with elec Trio poles Aud. Even if so claimed that the trolley company is at fault in having chosen such a route. He farther alleged that damage to property that May result from constructing an overhead crossing is an element that does not enter into the consideration of the court. Next he stated that the present dangerous nature of the crossing with Only 14 trains a Day is not to be passed upon but the court must allow for tie future. The claim of the danger of a seven per cent Grade overhead incline being greater than a Grade crossing he said could be refuted by supreme court opinions. He then opposed his judgment against that of Engineer Pascoe who testified that safety devices make Grade Crossings Safe. After referring to the Manor in which Tho trolley people crossed the d. L. Amp Tracks he concluded by asking for the injunction against the d. L. Amp To be dissolved and that against Tho trolley company to be made permanent. Lawyer Scarlet at 11 30 of clock began a reply to this argument. Not the decisions cited but their application have bearing of the present controversy he said. Thou he recited the fact that the trolley crossing at Mill Street was in place Aud in use before the injunction was served. The overhead crossing is acknowledged More dangerous than the Grado. The supreme court never has passed upon the question of the danger of the overhead crossing. In his Brief opening statements a or. Scarlet maintained that the legislation of a Borough Council will stand despite the court. A to avoid a Grado crossing no company must erect a Slaughter House a he said and after briefly referring to the delay of Public improvements to obstructions that can not be removed aulos the Telephone and Telegraph companies agree to the removal of poles lie scouted the idea that his Legal adversary could set up his opinion against Engineer Pascoe Sas to the efficiency of safety devices. At a final hearing the speaker said it could be shown that the d. L. Amp Has produced no evidence of right to traverse tie streets of Danville and he further informed the court that the supreme court has sustained the lower court in allowing Tho operations of a Grade crossing until the final settlement of the Case. He caustically scored the d. L. Amp w., which he claims has very Little real regard for Public interests 111 Danville when it a few years ago in a prospectus spoke very Slig tingly of this City. When the d. L. Amp Was a weak miserable crawling thing and not a Power that could defy the Coart he asserted that it got More dollars from this town than from any other town 011 its line Aud now it refuses to help the town that has helped it the purpose that actuates the railroads 111 trying to abolish Grade Crossings is to he nolo to gain greater Speed not to pro feat life is the a View that or Saar t takes of the matter before or. Scarlet concluded court adjourned until 2 p. 111 a soon As court reconvened at 2 p. Continued 011 fourth Page anniversary St. Paul a m. E. And the Mahoning presbyterian churches were filled with Large congregations sunday eve when the Young menus Christian association anniversary services were held. Several of the City churches were closed to allow their people to attend the services at either Church above named. At St. Paul a Church b. V. Mussel Mau presided and at the Mahoning presbyterian James k. Watson was in charge of the interesting service. Following the Organ Volu itary in each Church the opening prayer was made by the Rev. E. J. Swartz in the methodist and the Rev. M. L. Shindel in the presbyterian. The Rev. W. C. Mccormack and tiie Rev. N. E. Cleaver respectively read the scriptures in the churches and o. R. Schilling and William d. Laumaster read the pres dents Aud Secretary a and the ladies auxiliary reports first presenting the combined report of president and Secretary. The report began with a review of the facts of the organization of the Young menus Christian association by George Williams a London England clerk in 1844 Aud dealt with the growth to Over 300,000 members with property investments of $20,000,000 in their buildings and running expenses of $3,000,000 annually. In a general Way it then told of the world wide extent of the work and described what the association does for Young men in giving them Home influences combined with entertainment physical Meu Tal and moral instruction and development. In Tho educational classes their Are 30,000 men and boys enrolled in the United states alone. The y. M. C. A. Now has branches in College and schools with a membership of Over 50.000. The boys Are receiving lie eded attention and Over 00,000 of them belong to the association while Over 00,000 Railroad men also Are members of the y. M. C. A. At this Point the report takes in the local end of the work Aud is give Here in full the work of the Danville association has been fairly prosperous during the past year and we feel that Good has been accomplished but we Are not wholly satisfied with the results. We wish that greater interest had by eur manifested in the various departments of work and that More members had Beau secured. We Trust that greater things May he brought to pass during the coming year. For this we will work and Pray. Our building is one of the finest ill the state and is Well adopted to the work. All the rooms throughout Are neatly furnished Well lighted Aud comfortable. The Reading room is supplied with first class periodicals and newspapers and the game room contains various interesting games tor amusement of Young men. All the furniture has been brightened the gymnasium and hath rooms newly painted and furnished with several new pieces of apparatus. The sunday afternoon menus meeting. The sunday morning menus Bible class and the monday evening Bible class for ladies and gentlemen were Well attended daring the year. The Thomas Beaver boys Bible class still continues popular with the boys and is one of the most encouraging departments of our work. The membership tor the past year was 250. In the gymnasium the past see Sou showed the largest and most interest ing classes in Tho history of the association. And with our present equipment it is hoped that during the coma ing season Many will Avail themselves of tie advantages uttered for physical development. The committee Aud Board of directors were attentive to the duties assigned through their efforts much Good work was accomplished. The Star course of entertainments Given in the opera House was made up of the Best Talent obtainable but for some reason or other was not a Finan Cial Success. This year it has been decided by the directors that the course will be omitted. The social Side of the work received its share of attention and from time to time during tie year a number of social gatherings were Given for the pleasure and profit of members. One of tie valuable Feares of association membership is that Young men leaving Home with a y. M. C. A. Ticket Are accorded All privileges in associations in other cities. This is a privilege of great value Aud will be appreciated More fully when Young men Are away from Home. One of our present needs in order that the work May be properly carried on is a larger number of subscribers and More Young men and boys who will enrol As members of tie association. If renewed interest 011 tin part of the people is shown the work of the coming year will to greatly facilitated in every Way. We take the position that the work is needed in Danville and that the citizens desire to s e it go Forward. We also assume that the Good atom polished is appreciated and understood and for these reasons we take courage and will labor More earnestly for the accomplishment of greater Good for Young in 1. We would net be unmindful at this time of the Manv valuable favors Reu derail to our association by both clergy and the press also by Many private individuals who have assisted continued on third Page

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