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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - September 22, 1904, Danville, PennsylvaniaLome paper a for the hone the circulation of this paper is increasing rapidly. It will you to advertise in the american. Subscription $1 per velt or. Irving h. .1knmngs, Dix l 1st.�? Ojue Ilour a a. M. To 11 m 101, Mill St., i v. In. To 1 t. M. A Hinlle to. A this country Wili no Var by anti rely frisk until it supplies All of its own demands with its own vol. 40--no 38. Danille pa., thursday september 11 i 04. Established in 1855 Ilc f approved p go Liltz 1 St., dam Villa. I a. Diseases of the stomach Arij intestines so Elia us i r. W. P. , dentist off k j1s Mill St Kkt. Erth extra atop a without i Row ii unit Brida work a specially with that latest and n Ost improved instrument and prepared i a Xee Inether most i then it work. K. C. U. , a dentist. ¿.s8 Mil St., i it Enville a. Dentistry in All its or Anomie i moderate and w work Onu Vanreed 1h9 condensed news. Look ont for frosts. Good Campaign weather. Quot shut the door signs Are be ing put no. Invigorating and Delig Lotfal Days Are these. Most of the sunday schools will be changed from morning to afternoon sessions next sunday. The question of the hours shall the Straw hat he jollies or preserved great preparations Are being made for the Bloon Isburg fair next month. The worlds fair is on the Home stretch. Illegal car riders Are sometimes dangerous. The Mot i balls Aie now going into Winter quarters. T pumpkin pies Are gaining rapidly in popularity. It is now about for people to expect Indian summer to come this Way. As the Days shorten tie hair of the foot ballasts lengthens. This is tie big Day at the Allentown fair. Only eight cases of smallpox remain at Shenandoah. No new cases have been reported in three weeks. To it a idiot is made that there have be. It 107 Fin in wit iams poit thus far this year. Fred w. Howe appeared on the streets yesterday after an illness of five weeks. Will to observed by Quot niday the Bupp Lemout to the ordinance granted the Danville and Riverside Street Hail Way later merged into the Danville and Hio Ginsburg Street railway was Friday night approved on its third and final Reading. The ordinance As amended Grants Tho Danville and Bloo Insburg Street railway company Tho right of Way Over a Street beginning at its intersection Witler Bloom Street Eoas to pass from said a a a Street under the Philadelphia and heading Railroad and to connect with the Lino of Tho Danville and Bloomsburg Railroad on Walnut Street. W. F. Pascoe representing the Danville and Bloomsburg Street railway. Who was present stated that to thought Trio to would be an under ground crossing and in reply to a question trom or. Lloyd added that lie had no doubt both Railroad companies would to very glad to meet a committee from the Borough and talk Over a thirty foot under ground crossing which would be Large a Jongh to accommodate vehicles with a View to abolishing the Grado crossing at Cross Street. Or. Reifsnyder of the committee on streets and Bridges stated that he had no doubt but that of Noil would agree to abolish the Grade crossing Quot on the Hill above if Tho p. Amp r. Railway company Aud the Danville and blooms Burg Street railway company would agree to construct a foot underground crossing so As to accommodate the traffic. The committee on streets and Bridges will Aroet with represent natives of the two Railroad companies in the near future. Or. Reifsnyder presented a Resolution which in effect read As follow Quot whereas Mill Street is being paved Aud curbed and the track of the Danville and Bloomsburg Street railway company is being Laidas a part thereof Aud whereas Council is informed that the Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad company whose Railroad crosses Mill Street is opposed to and will not permit the crossing of its tracks at Grade by Tho said electric Railroad company therefore be it resolved by Tho town Council of the Borough of Danville incl. Crossing at Grade on Mill Street of aunt he reasonably avoided and is an imperative necessity that an overhead crossing or an underground crossing cannot he constructed being destructive of All the improvements now being made Popou said Street Aud of of Public therein. Quot on motion of or. Reifsnyder seconded by or. Lloyd the above Resolution was adopted and a copy of same ordered to be sent to officials of d. L. Amp w. Railroad company for their consideration. The application of Tho Danville and Sunbury Street railway company presented at a previous meeting for a i right of Way Over certain streets in a Adville was on motion of or. Vas a refused. A tractor d. J. Rogers reported is much interfered wifi Dur re of paving by certain per Sist in driving Over Lio even go so far As to at night. This curious bread and of police was in it in matter and a it complained to make a in be of in at a Large bum belonging o William s. Lawrence was totally destroyed by fire Early yesterday morning. A valuable horse was burned to death and 1 hut Little of Tho contents Al Tho build Jing were saved. Or. Lawrence in endeavouring to secure the horse was overcome by the heat Ami smoke end but for the assistance of William neighbor would have lost his life. The fire was discovered at 2 of clock by the Crew of a Philadelphia amp heading engine who immediately sounded an alarm. William pump Man at Tho Railroad tank at Mausdale responded at once and quickly aroused or. Lawrence who was sleeping sound in by or. Lawrence readied barn fire had made such rapid that nothing could to done to save building. Four horses were quartered in the barn and or. Lawrence at once set about the work of rescuing them. He made three successful trips into the building each. Timo leading not a frantic animal. Though lower part of the Ham was on fire by this Aud the Interior filled with smoke or. Lawrence attempted to Rescue fourth horse. Before it was possible to looser the Halter the animal succumbed to the intense heat and fell to ground carrying or. Lawrence with him. The Man was in incl. An exhausted condition by this lie was unable to regain his in second however or. Reesor into the burning building and carried him to a place of safety. Or. Lawrence was painfully burned about the face Bis arms and bands being also badly scorched. He was confined to i. Is Home yesterday and was suffering very lunch. The barn was Well stocked with. and Grain All of which fell a prey to the flames. Two sleighs ten sets of harness and Many articles were horned and loss will he Over a thousand dollars. There is hut a Small insurance. Or. Lawrence is of opinion fire was of incendiary origin though he can ascribe no reason for so execrable an act. His Sou Arthur closed the barn at six of clock tuesday evening and at everything seemed to be All right. the fire was discovered the barn door was found to he wide open indicating that some one had been in building and applied match. Or. Lawrence will rebuild As soon As possible. Thrown from a buggy. Mrs. George Edmondson of City while driving to farm Cooper township monday morning. Was thrown from her Boggy sustaining fractured ribs Oil the right Side and severe bruises about body. Mrs. Edmondson in company with. George Eiterer an employee at farm left Danville about 6 30 a. M. When but a distance from the farm , buggy collided with. A heavy Toad Wagon and boil occupants of Carriage were thrown out. Eiterer was thrown onto the Wagon and escaped unhurt. Mrs. Edmondson pitched Forward and fell heavily under the horse which fortunately stopped immediately. Mrs. Edmondson though suffering intense pain got into the buggy again and unaccompanied drove rapidly homeward. Upon arrival or. Gurry was summoned who found j ribs been fractured. The doctor was unable to determine ast evening whether mrs. Edmondson re sustained internal injuries or not. A As suffering much pain and was 1 from i to effects of Shock. Idle Mill will resume. A persistent in tors that d Samuels had Given puddle Mill at tubing works and to operation it was d yesterday and the a rated Early King Tull. And and an unlucky Bridge employee Frank Wilson of Riverside who been employed in dismantling of remaining spans of River Bridge met with. An Accident on saturday that nearly Cost him his life. As it is lie lies in a serious condition at Tho Mary Packer Hospital at so Bury having lost right Arm and suffering from had cuts and contusions All Over his body. On saturday afternoon or. Wilson was assisting in the removal of false work been need Nuder second Span of the Bridge during its removal. Three Quot Bents Quot or uprights wore still standing and Wilson climb a red out 011 the second one in order to Knock the timbers Loose joining the first and second Quot Bents together As he accomplished , the false work collapsed throwing him with crushing Force 011 Large stones surrounding pier. The fall was about Twenty feet and he Srnek the stones on his right Side. Wilson was picked up in a Semi con scion condition and carried to the Gil Laspy House and drs. Newbaker and Stock were called. Upon examination the physicians found the Man badly Aud decided at once to remove him to the Hospital. injuries consisted of a compound fracture of the right Arm at the Elbow joint an extensive lacerated forearm a contusion of the tissues in Arm and a deep Cut in length on the Back of the head. Everything possible was done to relieve sufferer Aud Hasty preparations were made for journey to Sudbury. He was placed on a cot and carried to the River. cot was placed in Daniel Ross boat and towed across the Stream by one of the naphtha launches. Or. Newbaker accompanied him to Sudbury on the 4 30 Pennsylvania train Aud immediately upon arrival at the Hospital it was decided to amputate Arm above the Elbow operation taking place at of clock saturday night. Despite Torrible injuries it is thought that or. Wilson will recover last reports from being to the effect lie was resting quite easily under circumstances. Or. Wilson with wife resides in Riverside. Retaining Wall May be built at a special meeting of Council held last evening the water commissioners were empowered to plans and specifications drawn up for the proposed retaining Wall at the water works so that the Cost of its erection can to ascertained. plans Are to be made by Tho Borough Engineer and they will he submitted to Council at its next regular meeting ti10 retaining Wall is Cousin died a necessity by the water commissioners As Bauk East of the water works is being out More and More each year and it is claimed it would not be a great while before its erection would be imperative. To build it now is considered an Economy As it can be done in conjunction with the Wing Wall of the abutment of the new River Bridge. It would in reality be a continuation of Wing Wall and could be made neat and trim in appearance. Several Nie inh irs of Council along with the water commissioners visited the site Early last evening Aud wont Over the situation thoroughly. subject was exhaustively discussed at the special meeting of Council and foregoing plan decided Apon. Coup Cileu Davis Boyer Reifsnyder Vastire goes or Aud Dietrick and water commissioners Gross Cormeau and Rogers wore in attendance at the meeting. High class dramas. continued Success of Murray is Mackey company at the grand opera House is the Best evidence of Merit of productions which Are being Given by excellent organization at popular prices. Standing room Only was available last night and there been a Large demand for seat reservations for All remaining performances of week. company is Strong numerically and in acting ability and leading members of company j. M. Dou Aviu and miss Florence Murray Are exceptionally capable and versatile. The specialities ire the Best Ever Soeu Here at popular ices feats in magic and of graphing by Revoli Are by Clever. company Lias i Only High class dramas Aud leu superbly mounted. turned up a the comedy a Goodwin made one of ill to 011 the boards Eric production of ice a will be Giv-a., Register Rray amp Mackey engagement Onig sept old paragraphs miss Mary Crown of Philadelphia is visiting at the d. C. Hunt West Street. Or. And mrs. William Hanok spent sunday in Catawissa. Mrs. Harman Rupp spent sunday with. Relatives at Catawissa. Or. And mrs. Henry Prentiss of Sun Bury spent sunday with. Relatives ill this City. Frauk Seidel of Baltimore my spent sunday wit i relatives in City. Mrs. B. F. Kelly and daughter spent sunday with relatives at Bloomsburg. Paul Argrave of Philadelphia is visiting at the Home of parents or. And mrs. H. A. Argrave lower Mulberry Street. Roberts employed in fourth. Assistant postmaster general a department at Washington i. O., is visiting his parents or. And mrs. John e. Roberts East Danville. Edward Waite and family of Milton spent sunday at Homo of John g. Waite ferry Street. Philip Murphy of Sui Bury spent sunday with friends in this City. Prof. Lewis Ammerman of Vilkes Barre spent sunday in Danville. Mrs. Sabina Brobst of Catawissa and mrs. Woodin Pealer of Haven Are visiting relatives in South Danville. Mrs. Claude Paden returned to Berwick yesterday after a visit at the Home of miss Mary Pitner Riverside. Mrs. Anglo Miller and daughter Freda of Wilk Sharre Are visiting Mother mrs. R. Logan lower Mulberry Street. Mrs. S. A. Yorks Aud daughter miss Mary will leave today for Philadelphia where will spend tie win ter. Cit Arles Walleze of Williamsport who was called to Danville on account of death of mrs. Rosa a. Kessler returned Home last even aug. W. E. Gost. Transacted business in Scranton yesterday. Rev. R. S. Radcliffe of Selinsgrove Alivod in City yesterday for a Short visit will. Rev. Edward Haugli ton. Rev. Or. Radcliffe officiated at service at Christ episcopal Church last evening. B. F. Brennen and wife Frank Ellis and wife Bryan o. Deus eur and John s. Donne of Exchange left yesterday via the Lackawanna Railroad for St. Lon is. To. Miss Clara Jacobs spent yesterday with friends in Williamsport. William Muizers of this City made a business trip to Williamsport yesterday. Curtis Yocum of Soutsi Danville spent yesterday with. friends. Miss Voris of pottsgrove is spending a few Days at Home of w. Of a fed Jacobs Mill Street. Mrs. Ziha Bird and miss Marcella Trometter of Aro visiting ii Odds in Danville. Or. And mrs. F. B. Andrews of Sayre pa., Are visiting at Home of Charles lot or. East Market Street. Miss Ruth. Morgan of Kingston is visiting relatives in City. Mrs. Henry Arnold of Espy is visit aug friends in City. Or. And mrs. D. A. Montgomery returned yesterday from a pleasant trip to Kagl Esmere Aud Williamsport. Joseph Lowenstein transacted business in Sunbury yesterday. C. V. American esq., was a Catawissa visitor yesterday. Miss Ella Riffel left yesterday for Philadelphia after a visit at the Home of her father Frank Riffel Riverside. W. T. Shepperson was in yesterday. Mrs. Frank Wilson of Riverside spent yesterday in so Bury. Michael Yost of centralise was in Danville yesterday. Or. And mrs. Fred Yetter of Ber Wink visited friends in this City yesterday. Miss Helen Jameson of Berwick arrived in this City yesterday for a visit at Home of h r Mother 0.1 West Mahoning Street. Edward Garinger of Sunhui spent yesterday with friends in City. R w. Ammerman of South Danville returned last evening from Altoona. I. L. Amp a. Officials a sunday at the churches appearance of a number of d. L. Amp w. Officials in this City yesterday coupled with a corps of d. L. Amp w. Civil Engin ears operating 011 Mill Street made excitement run High and the subject of Quot Grade crossing Quot was everywhere. The party arrived in a special car about 11.30 a. M. And took dinner at the Montour House. They left at 1.30 p. M. For Northumberland and returning passed through Dauville at 2.45 in route Foi Scranton. As far As could be Learned the visitor the party which included e. M. Rine superintendent of the Bloomsburg division Aud j. H. Smith was merely one of inspection and had no bearing on the Grade crossing situation. engineering corps under direction of m. H. Dowdy began operations on Mill Street shortly after i dinner. The Survey was made for the i purpose of obtaining a map showing grades Aud locations Between the Culvert and the Railroad crossing one of engineers stated Quot that owing to company being averse to Grade Crossings it wished to secure a map for definite could to Learned yesterday in regard to attitude of company hut it is hoped the prevailing sentiment would have some bearing in favor of the crossing. A Rumor circulated about town the trolley company would Lay no More rails on Mill Street until the Grade crossing question was settled proved to he without foundation contractor d. J. Rogers stated the rails would be Down from the sooth Side of the Culvert to the Railroad crossing As soon As the Street was in readiness. It was rumoured yesterday that one of the Railroad officials had said courts would hardly decide in favor of a Grade crossing As of dollars were being spent each year to abolish be that did exist Aud that a Grade crossing at Mill Street could be avoided by going overhead. Tire idea of a wrestling running along Mill Street from Culvert to Bloom Street is absurd and not to the thought of and it is Safe to say that there is not a resident to be found in Danville who would favor it. Not Only would it depreciate value of property but it would be unsightly no matter How Well it was built. A fall of sixteen feet. John Arnwine son of or. And mrs. Hemlock , sustained a had fall while working about roof of l. J. Davis dwelling lower Mulberry Street yesterday morning. Or. Arnwine was standing on a scaffold sixteen feet above the ground the Structure collapsed him on a pile of stores lie Ivy Timber lulling on top of him. A Quot was taken to the Home of John Henning and or. C. C. sum mod. A badly sprained ankle Aud t a my several bruises about and face were results of the int. Or. Arnwine was driven to Ltd last evening. Death of John Horton. Join. Horton an old and Well known resident of this City was found dead at his Home on Cherry Street Between four and five o clock monday morning. Deater came As a Shook to family Aud friends. Though lie was ill for several Days condition was not serious. Or. Horton who since last wednes Day had been suffering from an attack of malaria occupied a room on first floor of and no until three of clock in the morning was moving about. His daughter mrs. Alice Ege upon coming Down stairs about six o clock found him lying cold in death. It is thought that to was taken with a congestive chill which affected the heart. Or. Horton was an englishman by birth and was 58 years of age. When Twenty years of age he emigrated to America local ing in Dauville Aud was for Many years employed at the Reading Iron works. For past three years he has held the position of watchman at the knitting Mills working until wednesday morning of last week. He is survived by one son 01.arles, of Philadelphia and four . Alice Ege mrs. Frank Yeager and the misses Lizzie and Dorothy Horton All of this City the funeral of the late John Horton took place from Trinity m. E. Church yesterday afternoon at 3 o clock and was largely attended. services were conducted by t lie Rev. N. E Cleaver assisted by the Rev. Or. Shoudel. The deceased was a member of Myrtle Lodge no. 858, i. F. And that organization attended in a body. Soveral selections were rendered during service by a Quartetti of ladies. The following members of Myrtle Lodge acted As pall bearers Miles w. Smith j. H. Montague Otis Knapp jr., and Jeremiah . Interment was made in Odd Fellows cemetery. Are awnings necessary each Day the sentiment grows stronger in favor of removing the wooden awnings on Mill Street. they Are not an absolute necessity is proven by Many neighbouring towns where they Long ago been obsolete. awnings in the opinion of Many interfere with Beauty and symmetry of Mill Street Aud should to taken Down. Some merchants who Are in of making sidewalk displays will miss them it is True but it is not thought they will find themselves Oue Penny poorer at the end of the year than if the awnings were left standing a re combinations. M of yesterday was re Oral unique Combina will play at Bloomsburg Stoes baud will give a concert at Bloon Isburg on saturday evening for the Benefit of the hand of that City. The Bloomsburg organization is arranging a festival that evening for its own Benefit. ice Man a Little out of joint mornings. Zzz2 the delightful september weather ont the chord going Public in Large numbers sunday and numerous places of worship were Well filled both morning Aud evening. Special services were at a number of our Ehu Dies. The Rev. A. C. Whitner of Lancaster officiated at Shiloh reformed sunday morning a Aud evening. congregations at both. Services were Largo and highly appreciated the masterly sermons. Rev. George e. A Labeit pastor of the cl.nrcl., officiated sunday at Milton. Services at Trinity methodist Church were largely attended. The pastor. Rev. N. E. Cleaver who returned from a three weeks vacation 011 Friday officiated Bot i morning and evening. The sacrament of the lords supper was administered both morning and Heuing and fifteen probationers were received into full membership. Rev. Cleaver preached an excellent Sermon in morning and in the evening gave an interesting account of his vacation. Harvest Home services were held at Trinity lutheran Charol yesterday morning. service is one of thanksgiving for the blessings bestowed daring past year and is very impressive. The Church was most appropriately decorated yesterday All fruits Flowers and products of the Fth id being represented. The music Aud Sermon were also in keeping with occasion Rev. Wultich selecting text from St. Mark 8-2 a i compassion on the multitude because they have now been Witt. Me three Days and have nothing to the Sermon was very interesting and Drew a Clever comparison Between the spiritual and the natural world. A Good sized congregation attended the be pairs Well under Way. The work of remodelling the old grist Mill of Church Street is being pushed rapidly Forward and in a few Days the building will be ready for machinery of the mosaic woodworking company. the building presents rather a rough exterior the Interior is found to be admirably adapted for manufacturing the Patent flooring. There Are three floors besides a Roomy basement. All been thoroughly renovated new flooring put Down Aud All the weak spots made firm and Strong. The old windows have been enlarged and several new ones out through. The Stone work affording plenty of Light. The work of removing seven Large Mill stones will be completed today. This proves a laborious task As the stores Are of a Primitivo pattern and Are extreme v heavy. The engine and boiler will be placed in position in a few Days. The machinery will follow sometime later. This machinery part of which is being built at the Curry amp Vannan machine shops is of a modern pattern and was especially designed for use at this Plant. Contractor Robert Oon Rulison is in charge of repairs of the building. Sober s Grove interest state there is in course of preparation by tli3 department of agriculture a bulletin which will be styled Chestnut culture in Peru Sylvania or the sober method of propagating the Paragon Chestnut. The bulletin is boing prepared at the request of Secretary of Agricol Ritchfield who after visiting 0. K. Sobers Large Chestnut Groves in Irish Valley near Shamokin conceived the possibility of turning unproductive of state particularly Tho mount Airous portions into permanent and profitable Osef Pluess by reclaiming such. Laud and in Triduc Tig modern . The author of bulletin is professor Nelson of Davis instructor of zoology and biology at Bucknell University and it will be edited by Oliver d. Shock assistant Dairy and food commissioner. The bulletin will be fully illustrated by half tone plates of and scenes in successful Chestnut culture. It will be ready for distribution in the course of several weeks. Or. Sober is a Cousin of Aaron sober East front Street Aud is Well known in Danville being a frequent visitor Here. He is an in the Chestnut raising line and his venture is being watched with great interest everywhere. A number of Danville people have visited or. Sobers Chestnut Groves. Funeral of mrs. Rosa a. Kessler. funeral of the late mrs. Rosa a. Kessler death occurred of sunday last was held from the family residence. Walnut Street tuesday afternoon at three o Olock. The services were conducted by the Rev. M. L. Shoudel of the pipe Street lutheran Church. Several selections were rendered by pipe Street choir. The pall bearers were Henry Divel g. L. Mclain Alfred Forney Jacob Bloom James Wilson Aud fld Ward Stroh. The following persons from out of town attended the funeral Samuel Byerly of Sudbury Augustus Byerly of Pittsburg Brothers of deceased mrs. Ferris Colburn of Shatokin Aud Charles Walleze of Williamsport. 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 to Philadelphia a trolley a charter was granted at Harrisburg yesterday to tie Danville and Northumberland Street railway company incorporator of which Are f. 0. Angle of this City w. Of Pasone of Allentown a. P. Bane of Pitts org o. M. Howell of Northumberland j. H. Danner of Easton and m. C. Pascoe of Coopersburg. This trolley line will in reality be an Extension of Danville amp blooms Burg Street railway. It will with. Sunbury and Northumberland Street railway at Northumberland which will mean easy a Cess to san Bury and doing away with the trouble of securing a of Way to get into the town. The Danville and Northumberland company is capitalized at $60,000 and is made up of Tho majority of members of Danville and Bloomsburg company signal Success in the building of latter line inspires the Confidence that the new line will be bail anal delays attending construction of trolley roads. An encouraging feature of the proposed Road is fact that it will be one of easy construction. There will be no heavy grades Between this Oft and Northumberland Aud no streams will need bridging. It can be built rapidly and will when finished fill the Long Felt want of easy a Access to the towns of Sudbury and Northumberland. encouraging Point is the fact that there will be no railroads to Cross either at Grade or in any other Way. This eliminates the possibility of any delay by question of Grade Crossings. Tire Sudbury Aud Northumberland company is about to equip its wit ii new cars improve its roasted and put Road in first class condition. At Sunbury a connection will be made with the new Road being built by Hon. M. H. Kulp from Shamokin to Sunbury in turn will connect with other roads leading from Shamokin to it. Carmel and other Points in the Coal Region and will make it nearly possible to go from Danville to Philadelphia by trolley. It is also but eight Miles from Northumberland to Mou Baudou where connection can be made for Williamsport. Danville will be a trolley Center of no Little importance. With new connections a immense territory will be opened up which will to nil accommodation and a convenience to thousands of people. Danville is admirably situated. It will be a Central Point Between Berwick and Sunbury terminals Aud will 110 doubt be greatly benefited. The new project is in keeping with other marked advancements made in the past year Aud will be an incentive Aud an encouragement to broaden still further the progressive spirit that Lias taken of on citizens. A curious resemblance. J. E. Reeves a Well known resident of Bloon Isburg was the recipient of nearly a Hundred telegrams yesterday from newspapers All Over the country inquiring As to his identity with j. Edward Reeves a Crank who appeared at Oyster Bay on tuesday saying lie come from heaven in a automobile with. A message for the president. The Crank in his More rational moments claimed he at onetime lived in Baltimore and As the Only j. E. Reeves that the Baltimore Sofii oils could find was Tho j e. Reeves who moved from that City to blooms Burg years ago. This led to the Many telegrams sent to Reeves yesterday. He stated that not Only had lie not been to Oyster Bay of tuesday but that Only trip he had taken in two years was on the 18th of last june when lie and miss Grace Dawson journeyed to Danville where they were married. The life of the Crank As told by the Philadelphia papers bears a remarkable resemblance to the life of or Reeves at Bloon Isburg. He is however a Good citizen sane of mind and sound of body Aud he is much chagrined and annoyed at the on fortunate circumstance connecting him with the sensational incident. Electric Light at ferry Landing the Coutv commissioners at their saturdays meeting decided to place an electric Aro Light at the South Dauville ferry lauding. This is a improvement greatly needed and insures safety to those using the ferry at night. Quicker service Cau be maintained and dauger to vehicles removed. To place an arc Light at this Point will require erection of four poles. The Standard Electrio Light company will furnish the poles free of charge and ask hut a nominal fee for the work. The expense of installing and maintaining the Light is to he borne t in n Annir tips

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