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VOL LXXV. IMMENTS ON BLOOI STREET The problem preßeutod l>y tlie in equality of surface ou Bloom stre. I where the roadbed at several points i higher than the trolley traok is boiiu solved by cutting down the street In oonforui with the railway. The mat ter was bronght up at the last meeti ig of Oounoil and it was shown that a bad state of affairs 'existed, which made driving dangerous. The matter was referred to the Coiumlltee on Streets and Bridges with power to aot. The committee after a dun inves tigation decided as stated above and the work of cutting down the road bed under Street Commissioner Miller is already under way. The trolley track is laid to conform with the established grade as re.wntly given by Borough Surveyor O. E. Keefer. Rlootn street at most points west of the P. & K. crossing conforms very nearly with llie new grade. East of the crossing from A street to Cher ry street the track lies lower tlinu the surface of the street, the difference at some places being upwards of a foot. The street is already in a good con dition from Cherry to Viue street where the road bed is loveled otf and the eutrauoo to eaoli of the above thor oughfares made safe and easy. A regrettable circumstance connected with it is that the ontting down pro cess removes all the macadam leaving a clay bottom, which it Is feared, in the spring of the year will lieoome very soit and muddy. However, it is necessary to bring the street down to the established grade. Diggiug is very hard and the small force of men employed do not make very tapid progress. The present week will hardly sje the couiplotion of the wnrli. .Along with the grading now cross ings, are being laid and other im provements made 011 I! loom street. Nearly ail the crossing stone employed aloug the street are irregular and ill shapen and it in the plan to throw these oat and to insert In their stead the larger and more symmetrical ■tones displaced on Mill street where paving makes crossing stonos uuneo easary. The crossings at A mid H streets have already boeu relaid whioh not only improve appearance very fflooh but add to the convenience of pedestrians. A Visit to tiie Suake Den. Osoar Mellin and John Marshall a day or two ago took 0110 of their per iodical walks down the river and they did to pay a visit to the snake den, which, tho two men have known from their boyhood and where in their time they have slaughtered venomous reptiles by the soore. This ill-favored spot, which consists of a rook ledge near tho foot of the hill, lies on the right side of the road some forty rodß below Lover's Leap. It aeerns to wield some mysterious in fluence over the Buakes ami they wig gle their way in droves to this spot where they die by the hand of man. Dating the last three years Oscar wnd John on their various visits to the spot have slaughtered sixty-eight oopperheads, two adders and throe .gigantio blaoksuakes within a radius •of 200 yards. As tho result of their last visit seven more conperlioads •were added to tho list of those gone ■before, four killed 011 the trip down the river aud three 011 returning. In oonueotiou with the snakes kiilod •on the last trip ail incident oocurred, which was far out of the ordinary. The three snakes killed on the way down were thrown npon a rock by tho roadside. On their return home up the Northumberland road our towns men were preoeded by two gentlemen in a buggy who were witnesses of the strange sight. Along tho roadside was a blacksnake six feet long, in the •at of swallowing one of tho slaugh tered copperheads. The big btncksnake With its half swallowed prey was unable to escape and waH killed,there by adding one more to the long list ut serpents which had yielded up their lives on the spot. Passed Seoond Beading. A tspeoial meeting of tho Sunburv Boiough Oouncil was held Tuesday evening, to take aotiou on an ordi nance granting the right of way to the Danville and Sanbury Electric Railroad Oompany to pass tlnoiigh certain streets of this borough. The ordiuance was read by Solicitor Shaffer, aud after discussion on sever al sections, aud satisfactory adjust ment, was passed sooond loading. The work is to be Btarted within sev en moutlißand the road completed and In full operation within sixteen months. Time lost by litigation is not to be coauted. The exaot route of the road iu thiß borough has not yet been determined but the promoters stated that Poiufret Mauor Cemetery, and tho Susquehan na Silk Mills would surely bo takon In Where a dispute shall ariso as to the placing of poles, the street com missioner shall decide where such poles shall be placed. None of the cars shall bo run at a greater speed than eight milei au hour within the borough limits, aud charges for single faros botweeu two poiuts within the borough limits shall uot exceed fiveconts.—Suubury Dally. George LaToarette is packing liis goods preparatory to IIIOV'IIK I. is fam ily to Mamdale, Soptemli i 1, where he ia employed in the Mauadalo Klou r Mill.—Bloomabnrg Dally. Will, iidil.ll TO HOSPITAL Captain Kobert AHi .on. Willis L. Bryant, Charles E. Lei|ipo, Hon. R. H. Koch, R. .J. Mill-. W. O. Bill man. Thomas H. A M. Al bright and 11. I! Sliaiitz, the sever al oapin.lists hack ot (hit IVnville and Hlo'iin-'hnrg Kleotrin Kailrntd, who arrived in this city Tuesday, yester day went oarefully over the entire line and oil returning expressed them sevles as immensely pleased both with the excellent progress made with the work aud the thorough and woikman like mauner in which every part of the line is constructed. The road is now approaching com pletion and unless souio unforeseen dolay occurs the cars will be running by September 10th. Grading is com pleted tn within a short distauce of Fishing creek and by Saturday night the road bed will he completed and the track laid up to that point. This will leave but one mile to uomplete, the distance between Fishing oreek aud Btoombsurg. Over this short strotoh the work will be light and the ttaek will soon be laid. The work of strotohing wires has lie in delayed by the removing of tele phone poles. These are uow about all out of the way aud by Saturday night tho overhead work will be completod as fat as the traok is laid. Next week the turnouts will be put in. Tlie first ot these will be laid at Grovania. The two towns of Duu villo aud Bloouilnurg will each liavii turnouts, one inside tho borough and the otlior just onstide tlie limits. The roof ou tho power house at Grovauia was tinished yesterday and the boilers sst ill positiou. The oar barn will next he tackled. Tne plans for the building are now completed aud show a structure 112 by 50 feet, affording room for live cars aud a snow plow and containing a work room for car repairs. Tho five handsome trolley oars be longing to the lino were shipped at Philadelphia yesterday an I aro now eu route to Dauville. The ca's are entirely modern embracing all tlie new improvements kuown in trolley equipment. Under oacli car is a mot or of 140 horso power. Each of the cars is equipped with a Westinghouse air brake aud a Westiugliouso Elec trical brake besides the latest im proved hand brake. Two of the oars will be fourteen beuch, open cars, seating eighty-four people; two will he plain passenger cars seating forty persons eaoli, aud one, a combination passouger and baggago car. The Dauville aud Bloomsbarg Elec trical Ittilroad Compituy iuteuis building its line to tlie Hospital for the lusauo and will oommonce the construction of its track on East Mar kot street within ten days. The oitizeus of Dauville aud Blooms burg alike as well as of the fanning couimuuity iutorsected by thd line are highly gratified at the rapid prog ress made aud all the developments which show that the two towns at such an early day are to be connected by a trolloy liue so thoroughly mod ern and well equipped. In Dauville especially, no more welcome news has been liuaid for souio time than the fact that the Djuville aud Blooms burg Company intends at tho present time ruuuiug its line up East Market street to tho Hospital for tho lusane. Mr. Pasooe, whoso good manage ment and energy lias beeu manifest at every stage of the work, comes iu for his toll share of praise. It is quite appareut that the road iB backed by a strong combination of capital, which augurs well for the succesß aud per manency of the enterprise. The men back of it are experienced ill trolley affairs and are largo investors iu other liuos and that thov have full coufl donce in the proposition here aB well as iu tho judgment and good manage ment of Mr. Pasooe has been made quite manifest by their present visit. Fire Department Called Out. A slight blaze at the reside uoe of Henry Confer, No. 414 Grand Htrcet, Tuesday forenoon brought out the Are companies at that end of town. The lire was at the chimney connect- Oil with the back kitoheu and very stubbornly resisted efforts to extin guish it. It wax gotten uuder control, howovor, before the arrival of the fire department. Mrs. Confer was engaged ill baking anil the extra fire overheating the pipe caused the ohlinuey to ignite. The woman detected the odor of burning wood and later the presouce of smoke, which led to the discovery of the die. By that time the blaze had a good hold upon the woodwork. Fortunate ly there was help at hand and by climbing upon the roof the men were able to put the Hre out. But little daiuago was done, al though the blaze and the ringing of the firo be lls oauscd a good deal of ex- I citeuient. Montour Oastle Goes to Lewisburg. Montour C3aslle.No. 186, K. Q. E., of this city, will be present at Lewis burg on Labor Day, September sth, to participate in the annual meetiag I of the Susquehanna District Associa tion, K. G. E., whioh will be held at tliut place, i Montour Oastle will be accompan ied by Stoes' Hand and will goto Lewisburg by special train via P. & K. Itailway. The fare for rouiid trip will be 50 ceuts. The hour of leaving Dunvllle will be made known later. A general invitation la axtonded to tlis publio to aocoinpany the Oastle. -FLKDOBD BDT TO TBUTH, TO IJBKBTT un LAW—HO FAVOR BWAYB US AHA S« PMAJB BWAIA AVE" DANVILLE, MONTOUR COUNTY. PA., FRIDAY, AUGUST 19, 1940 WORK ON THE RIVER BRIDGE The long period of conjecture and uncertainty as to what was iu store at the river bridge is at last at au end Definite facts were learned Mouday which BIIOWS that belt re the close of another week work along some lines will be in progress. Bennett Johnson, of Ridgway, one of the foremen employed by J. S. Caldwell, of Trenton,N. J., who has the contract for bullidng the sub structure of the'rivor bridge just arriv ed at Sooth Danville Mouday for the purpose of securing quarters for tlie men and otherwise preparing for tlie building of tho bridge. Duriug au interview with a repre sentative of tho Moruing News last ovening Mr. JOIIUBOU stated that the tools were shipped from Gounellsville yosterday aud are oxpeoteil tn arrive at South Danville by tho .ast of this week or the heginniug of next. By the term "tools" is meant tho heavy eight-ton cranes, the ouginus to opor ate them, &o. When thoso arrivo a force of workmen will be on hand to set them in pOßitiou after which work ou the erootiou of tho piors and abut ments will begin. Mr. Johnson says that the stoue, al ready dressed,will be shipped to Dan ville from tho quarrios iu Elk and Clearfield Counties. Some sixty men will be employed on tho substructure of the bridge. While work is iu progress tho head quarters will be in South Danville. Mr. Johnson Mouday was making inquiries for vaoant houses which will be needed to shelter tho mon. The switoli will be built it at all possible to acquire the right of way aud work on it may begin at almost any time. Vac&tica Drawing to a Close. Vacation is rapidly drawing to a close ;on next Monday a week, Au gust 29th, the school term will begin. During the short iuterim the teachers out of towu will return and prepare for another nine mouths of hard work. Parents aud pupils likewise will find plenty to do iu order to he ready to respond when the school bells ring out after their long silence on the morniug of the 29th. Oue of the duties which they will not .neglect iB to attend to tho mattor of vacclnatiou, for it is hardly noces sary to call attention to the fact that the 8011001 law forbidß teachers or prlu cipals to admit students who have not been successfully vaccinated. Pupils attendiug our sohools who were successfully vaccinated last year for any previous year during his or her school life aud furui6hod a cer tificate to that effect need feel no con cern as to vaccination tlilß yoar but will bo admitted without quostion All now pupils, however, eutering our schools for the first can be admit ted only by producing a certificate from a physician certifyiug that they have beeu successfully vaccinated. The school law is very Btrict in this matter and no exceptions will be made Each year a considerable number of pupils arrive at school age, taking the place of those who graduated the pre vious year or dropped out during the term. Cf those who have not yet roaohed saliool age, but are botweeu five aud six, all whoso next birthday ocours between the opening of the sohools and tho Christmas vacation will be permitted to attoud at the.be ginning of the term ; those who will not be six until betweeu the holidays aud spriug will not bo admitted until the reopening of the schools after tho Chrißtmaß vacation. Installing New Fire Plug. Two now fire plugs were installed on Mill streot Sunday—oue| at the Dauville National Bank and the other opposito tho Opera House. The plugs displaced woro not worn out, but they wore of the old patturn and would sooner or later reach their limit of usefulness. In order, there fore, to avoid the probability of being obliged to tear up tho paved street in a short time it was decided to putin the uew and improved plug, which is generally being installed throughout the Borough. It was necessary to turn off tho wat er south of the caoal while tho change of plugs was being made. Sunday, therefore, was selected for tho work to the end that os few people as pos sible might he disoommodod. The wator was turuod off shortly after noon. The work was aooom plished without auy hitch and by evening the water was turuod on agaiu. It Is the intention of tho Water Commissioners to throw out all the old plugs ou Mill street and to lusort uew oneß. The romaiuing plugs will bo tackled lator, at such time as tho work of paving reaohos tho spot they ocoupy. The Injunction is Dissolved. The preliminary iujuuctiou granted last weak restraining the Danville anil Bloomsbarg Electric Railwiy Company from buildiug its lino ovor the farm of Warland P. Evans at fish ing Oreek was last Mouday dissolved with the coußeut of all parties. The Evaus farm ovor which the right of way had been ohtainod by the trolley company had beeu leased in part by the M. F. Guliok Sand Oompauy and the latter fearing that the trolley would conflict with its in- I tereut procured the iujunotiou. ORDER PLACED FORMAtHINERY The Mosaic Wood Working Company is being organized iu this city. The business men who at the Board of Trade meeting pledged themselves to organize a company capitalized at SIO,OOO, are growing more enthußias tio over the proposition day by day. Mr. Hartmau in order to obtain an ex pression of opinion from experts visit ed New York with samples. All who saw the flooiiug were impressed with its value and assured Mr. Hartmau that it was destined to supersede all other flooring of its kind. 11l order to gaiu time those who have the enterprise iu baud have plac ed the order for the special machin ery required, whioh is covered by pat ent, with Curry & Vanuan aud this will be manufactured as quickly as possible. Meanwhile plans and speci fications are being prepared for the powor equipment for the stone mill ou Church street, whioh has beeu secur ed as a home for the uew industry. Considerable remodeling will be nocossary about tho old mill, whioh has been idle for a score of years or more, and is iu had condition. Work at the strut tare will bogin iu a very few days. fl. A. Litz, the invontor of the pat out flooring, whioh promises to be come so papular, is a native of Zurioli, Switzerland and is a brother of oar townsman, Carl Litz. The mosaic woodwork is unlike anything else of its kind. In a general way it is a flooring formed by uuitiug small plooes of highly polished wood, dif ferent colors being represeuted and all shapes emploj od. Patterns of all sorts may be inlaid and the effect is very beautiful. Floor ing nf this sort has been attempted be fore but tlie work is crude aud defec tive compared with Mr. Litz's inven tion, in whioh no nails appoar ou the surfaeo and the blocks are sawed with tlie grain upwards, which gives the product a remarkable durability The distinctive features about it, whioh are strongly protected by patout, lie iu the method of nailing,the tawing and the tools devised for doing this work. A door check iuveutod by Mr. Litz a year or BO ago is maunfactured in Passaic, N. J., and is meeting with a ready sale. Like the flooring it is ex ceediugly simple yet unique iu its way and that it proves a ready seller is thoroughly in liue with the predic tions made for it wlieu exhibited in Danville a year ago. , Stoe's Band Will Hold a Ball. Stoes' Baud will hold a danco iu tho Armory on Friday night, whioh promises to be a very line social event This baud, which is oomposed of desorving young fellows, talented in musio, is haviug n rather discourag ing experiopoe at presont, as 'he sup port received from the pnblio is iuad equato to meot tho running expenses, which although uot heavy are more than tho individual members should be asked to bear. The heaviest item is tho reut, which with light, &0., amounts to about teu dollars per mouth. This the members, iu addition to devoting time to practice, at pres eut are obliged to pay out of their pockets. That the members of the baud feel discouraged goes without sayiug. They have decided upon the expodiont of holding tho b.tll ou Friday night with the hope of roaliziug from the prooeeds enough to relieve the situa tion aud place a balauce in the treas ury. In view of the above therefore it is hoped that tho ball will be au unqualified success. Musio for the danco will be furnished by the baud. The baud under the direction of Arthur Foulk is practicing regularly. At frequeut intervals between uow and full they oontemplate playing ou the Btreet as on Friday night and if the uiusic does not prove highly aooopt ablo it will uot be that the players liavo not done their utmost to please. The band looks to the pablio for support. Delightful Event at Blue Springs, Olio ot the most enjoyable evouts that over took plaoo at Blae Springs Farm occurred yesterday wheu Miss Sara DoLong ontertained a number of children with a few older persons. Among tlie gae.sts were two hack loads which drove out from this oity, in the number being Mrs. Polk and cliildron, Emma, Portor, Isabella and Robecca; Rath, Major and Cordelia Frick, Mary aud John Taber, Mrs. I. H. Jennings and children, Edward, Honriotta and Alice, Mr. aud Mrs, W. B. Ohamborliu aud sous, William aud .Toliu, Miss Hancock and Walter Hancock,Mrs S. A. Yorks,Miss Mary Yorks, Anna Sli ultz, Mary and Alloe Pasooo, Dr. and Mrs. L. A. Yeiser aud Mrs. F. C. Angle. Others present were: Dorothy Coorson, Mrs. Charles DoLong and children Dorothy aud Charles and W. M. ltobisou. The party pionioked iu the grove where diuuer was sorved at 1 p. m. Sports of all sorts were devised to en tertain the cliildron. There was a Maynole danoo at the ootiugo aud a "fish pond" afforded no end of amuse rnout. Tho crowning delight, how over, were tlie ponies connected with the farm, which wero brought out for the ohildreu to ride. Buried Yesterday, Paul, tho infant grandsou of Mr. aud Mrs. .Toliu Fisher, was buried yesterday. The child was one mouth old. SUICIDE AT WASHINGTONVILLE A sad oase of suicido occurred at Washingtouvilie Mouday afternoon, when Harry Hoberliug, a single man thirty-nine years of age, took his life by hanging. Tho unfortunate mau was a son of Oeorge Heberling and lived with his father and brother John on Water streot. Harry was a oarpenter and for some years oondncted a small business in Washingtonville, manufacturing wheelbarrows, tables aud the like. | Of late he seemed to duollue in health and grew morose and despoud ent. He became quite a recluse aud was seldom seen iu public. During yesterday his brother John was working away from home. Short ly after 2 o'olock the father missed Harry aud instituting a search found him hanging in the garret. Mr. Heberling was nearly overoomc at the discovery. He gave the alarm, iu response to whioh Elinor Ootuer aud Thomas Pollock went into tho at tio aud cut tho suiuide down. Dr. Hoffa about the same time responded to a call. An examination showed that the last spark of life had Hod aud that tlie man had beon dead for some time. The suicide was deliberately plan ned. Tho decoased after securely fas tening a rope to tho ratter, mounted a box, after whioh ho adjustod the rope around his neck and jumped off. The Justioe of the Peaoo after learn ing all the faots iu tlie case deoidod that an inquest was not necessary. Auto Trip to Danville. Throe automobiles came rolling in to towu Taeday afternoon contain ing a distinguished party of men,cap italists connected with the Danville & Bloomsburg Electric Railway. Last night they were domiciled at the Montoar House. Ono of the automobiles- -a Winton Car—contaiued Captain Robert Alli son of Port Carbon and R. J. Mills of Pottsville. Captain Allison, whon a young man spent two years aud a half in Danvilln and was omployed iu the famouß old plant uow owned by tho Readiug Iron Company. Ho was bore in 1848 and assistod in making the first T rail in Amerioa. He enlisted duriug the Civil war and has a flue record as a soldier. Later he becamo proprietor of the Allison Iron Works at Port Carbon aud coudactod the basiuess successfully for many years. He is uow retired. Captain Allisou is ail enthusiastic autoist aud haudles his maohino with rare skill, meetiug every emergenov ou the long mountain rides with a calmuesss aud nerve that would do oredit to a much youuger man. Willis L. Bryant of Scliylkill Hav en and Hon. R. H. Koch of Potts ville came up in a Ford Motor Car aud had a delightful trip. Five of the party—Charles E. Lippe, Thomas B. Illig, A. M. Albright, H. B. Sliautz aud W. C. Billman came all tho way fioiu Readiug and made the trip in au Acme Motor Oar, man ufactured at Reading. They had a remarkable ride over the rough moun tain roadß which put tho machine to a wonderful test of endurance as woll as of speed. The long aud dangerous trip was made without incident of any sort aud the motor car on arriv ing at Danvillo was found iu as good a condition as when it left Reading. Elk's Dance at Hunter's Park. Dauville Lodge, No. 754, B. P. O. E., of this city is making arrange ments to hold a dauce at Hauter's Park 011 Thursday2the 255h inst.which in point of brlllianoy promises to eolipso auythiug that was ever at tempted at that resort. Not ouly will the pavilion be lavishly decorated,but the entire grove will be adoiued with Japanese lanterns aud the like, which will bo suspouded among tho branches of the piue trees. Tho musio for the dauoe will be furnished by Oppeuheiin's orchetsra aud every thing will be on a generous and elaborate scalo. luvitatious will bo sunt out today. The affair Is not restricted to tho Elks alone, but the invitations will includo many not belonging to the older who have friends that aro members. This dance will bo tho last of the summer events. Tho lodge is already preparing for tho fall and winter sea son and it might bo added that the various functions under contempla tion will laok nothing in the scope or brilliauoy which has made those note worthy held by tho lodge during the present and past seasons. Large Congregation at the Grove. The Rev. James Russell, D. D., of Oueonta,N. Y. ,who occupied the pul pit of the Grove Presbyterian church Sunday forenoon duriug the absouce of Rev. Dr. McOormack, preached an exceedingly able disoourso whioh was listened to by a very largo cougrega tion. The Rev. Dr. Russell spent his ear ly life In Danville aud vioinity and a large number of Ills old time fiieuds woro present yesterday morning to bear his able sermou. Twenty years have made but little ahaugn in Mr. Russell, exoept to oularge his experi ence aud develop his powers uutil judging by yesterday's effort he rauks with the loading divines of hischuroh. During his stay In Danville Dr. Russell was a guest at the home of his niece, Mrs. Alex. Fester, Bloom streot. Yesterday afternoon he preach ed at the Rash Presbyterian church. REMOVING THE MARKET The question of relocating the curb stone market will come up before the Boroagh Council at its meeting to morrow night. Owing to the paving of Mill street a point has now been reached where the market at least temporarily will have to be removed from that thoroughfare. The question to settle will be whether the removal should be per manent or not;alao what street is best adapted for the market. Not a few of the merchants, who would like to see the market kept ou Mill street, take the view that even with the trolley line in operation there will bo ample room for the wag ons aud advooate bringing the market back as soon as tho street is paved. It is evident, howover.that there will be opposition to this course. Whether the removal is to be perm anent or not a nice point to settle will be whioh stroet is best suited for the market. Many persons taking into consideration the location of the town, one populous section lying as it does on the north side aud the other on the south side, think that Ferry or some other streot extending uortli and south should bo selected as one that would be convenient for the greatest number of people. They hold that Lower Mulberry street would be too inoouvenient for residents of the First aud Second Wards and that Mahoning street is too remoto from portions of the Third Waid and Yorks' Hill. The matter is now up to Oounoil for immediate action, as the market is already partially orowded off the street and but two or three markot days remain before the portion now occupied will bo closed by tho con tractor. Brief Shut Down for Eipairs. The clook faotory will oloso tomor row to remain idle until next Wednes day. The shutdown is rendered nec essary owing to some repairs needed ou tho machinery, the gas engiue, es pecially requiring a general overhaul ing. Several parts will liavo to bo sent away for repairs. 'The shut down contemplated will be tlie first time lost by the clock fac tory since it was started nearly a yoar ago, aud yet the etahlishment is a month behind iu it orders. The selfwinding docks are constant ly increasing in popularity and the prospects for the fall trade are ospeo ially bright. The Rempe clock has by this time beeu before the public long enough to have demonstrated its reli ability aud accuracy as a time keeper. Its factory here has a busy career be fore it. Will Double Capacity of Store. J. F. Tooley iB about entering up ou a big improvement at his store. Mill street, which will double the cap acity iu eaoli department. At the end of oacli room is an annex of nearly the samo width and extend ing back some thirty-fivo feet, whioh was formerly used as a dwelling by the merchant. The two annexes, which are built of brick, are separated by an alleyway. Iu rebuildiug, the two annexes will be thrown together into one. The partitions will be romovfld, even the solid brick wall botweeu them aud the store will bo toru out so that both the grocerj and dry goods department alter the improvement wiil extend back about twice as far as at present. Urs. Allgaier Claimed by Death. Mrs. Catharine Allgaier, widow ot Frederick Allgaier, departed this life at 8 :80 o'clock Tnosday forenoon af ter a long illness. The dooeasod waß fifty years of age and is survived by her aged father, John Bauscli, aud one daughter. Miss Lillian Allgaier. She was a member of St. John's Luthoran church,a con sistent Christian, and was much be loved throughout the community. She was born at Schnectady, N. Y.. but spoilt the mof.tof her life ill Dauville. The funeral will bo hold this Thurs day at 2 p. ill., from the family resi dence, Wator stroot. Interment will take place iu Odd Fellows' cemetery. Last fear as Steward. David Ohesuut, Steward at Alms house of the Dauville and Mahoning Poor Distriot, will resign his position at the dose of the present year and re move to Dauville. Mr. and Mrs. Cliesnut have presided over the poor farm for Alteon years aud under their careful administra tion the inmatos have beeu well taken caro of and things about the institu tion liavo prospored. Iu charge of Construction Work. Walter Dalton, electrical ongineer who has oliargo of the construction work of the Ramsey Electrical Mau ufacturiug Company, arrived iu this city Mouday and will be with us duriug the greator part of the time until tlie Borough light plant is com pleted. Keese & Hammond Brick. The Reeso <& Hammond paving brick, with which Mill street is to be paved, was adopted at Milton Monday night for use ou one of the streets of that towu. The oontsaot for paving was awarded to the Central Coustrnotion Oompauy of Harrisburg. The Roese Hammond paving blook was also adopted at Jersey Shore a short tiine I ago. \ POLE QUESTION NOTSETTLED The question of poles for the Bor ough Eleotrio Light plant has not as yet been settled. It has been aßoer taiued , however, that a "right of way" oau be obtained over poles uow standing. Whether It wonld be for the best interest of the Boroagh to ao oede to the terms aud nse these poles or to plaut others of Its own is a ques tion on whioh under the ciroumstanoes there ought to be no division of opin ion. The matter will come up before Council at its meeting tomorrow night. The Standard Eleotrio Light Com pany makes a proposition to the Bor ough which seems eminently fair and will no doubt be aooepted by Council. It agrees that the Borough shall have the right and privilege to attach its wires, cross arms, oahles and fixtures to the Light Company's poles for the purpose of transmitting eleotrio light ourrent only at a height not less than one and one-half feet below the lower cross arm uow In use on said poles, the wires to be attaohed to oross arms at a distance of at least one and one half feet from the oenter of pole. The Standard Eleotrio Light Com pany agrees to bear the cost of main taining the poles thus used, stipula ting, however, that each party bear the expense of maintenance or repairs of its own cross arms aud fixtures. If for any cause it becomes neoessary to remove auy or all of said poles the Light Oompany agrees to mnke such removal, the expense thereof to be di vided and borne equally between the parties of the first and the seoond part. The Light Oompauy agrees to pay lioeuse on the poles used by the Bor oagh, stipulating, however, that the license or tax on poles or any of the property of the Light Oompany, ex cept real estate, shall not be increased duriug the term of agreement. The Standard Eleotrio Light Com pany asks that the Boroagh agree to pay a rental on all poles thus used ot sixty cents per anunm during the term of the agreement, payable In ad vance on the first day of November of eaoli yoar for each and every pole used by the Boroagh. The conditions proposed provide that each party agree to save the other party harmless from any and all loss and damage oooasloued by its cur rent, or by the eroction and mainte nance apou poles of its wires, oross arms, cables, fixtures and apparatus aud that eaoli party guarantees to keep its wires properly insulated and to reimburse the other party for all damage, ooat and expense incurred by them by reason of auy negligence of employes. The term of the agreement is ten years. The poleß whioh the Stand ard Eleotrio Light Oompauy proposes to grant use of to the Borough are lo cated as follows: Twenty-eight poles on Market street, thirty poles on Mill street, fourteen poles ou Bloom street in addition to any other poles whioh may be required, the poles to be used jointly by the Standard Bleotric Light Company and the Borough of Danville Oar streets are already well filled with poles uud the thought of dupli cating those already standing in in stalling the Borough plant is hardly to bo tolerated in view of the liberal proposition from the Staudard Eleo trio flight Oompany. It is the cheap er coarse to pursue and in every re spect solves the problem nicely. Two Prinoipal Commodities. The two prinoipal commodities in the curb stone market Tuesday were sweet corn aud tomatoes. There were few wagons whioh did not oontain one or the other or both of them. The oorn was most lgsciouß in qual ity,the grains large and joloy and the ears well filled. The prioe duriug the earlier hours was ten cents per dozen, bat before the olose of market a great deal waa sold at eight oents. Tomatoes are very fine. Yesterday they oould be bought for fifty cents per bushel, although iu smaller quan tities they sold at five cents per quar ter or teu cents per half a peok. Only a few peaches were iu market; these were small aud sold at ten cents per box. Plums were more plentiful aud sold at 25 coots per peuk, or 10 oents per box. Prospecta are fair for a good apple crop; although they are found In market iu only limited quantities and sell at 10 oents per peok. Blaobberries and huckleberries sold at 10 cents per box. Along with farm produoe generally cabbage is growing nioely and prom ises a large yield. It sells In market at an average of about 3 oents per head. Butter was scare in market and brought 25 oents per pound. Eggs are more plentiful than a month or so ago and sold as low as 18 oents per dozen yesterday. No Action on Catawissa Bridge. Contrary to expectations, Judge Kunkle.of the Dauphin Oounty Court failed to hand down an opinion Mon day iu the Oatawissa river bridge pro ceedings, upon whioh depends the early re-oonstrnotion of the bridge, which waß destroyed by the flood. With the delay in the proceedings there is little hope that the bridge will be reconstructed this fall, and the problem of transportation over the river attliat place will be one of serious proportions. NO. 40 COL. CLEMENT IS REFLECTED 001. U. U. Clement of Sunbury was re-elected Oolonel of the 12t!i Regi ment, N. Q. P., at Sunbury last even ing. The eleotion was conducted by 001. 0. Bow Dougherty of the 9th Regiment, Wilkesbarre. But one ballot was neoeasary. Maj or William O. King or Williamsport was nominated by Captain John B. Beck of that plaoe. 001. Olement waa nominated by Captain William H. Heiin of Sonbnry. On the first ballot 001. Olemeut re ceived 20 votes as agaiust 10 votes for his opponent, Qtfajor King, and was therefore declared elected. On mo tion the election was made unanimous. Oaptain Kulmer. Captain Heim and Oaptaia J. B. Uearhart of this city were detailed to notify 001. Clement of Ills eleotion. The Oolouel In re sponse made some very happy remarks, thanking the men for their support and dealing with the situation in gen eral. Looking Oyer Oanal Bridge. Engineer Doughty of the D. L. & W. railroad, was in this oity Fri day looking over the canal bridge on Ohuroh street, whloli <s in need of re pairs. The engineer's visit waa in re sponse to a communication from the Borough calling the railroad company's attention to the unsafe oonditiou of the bridge, suggesting that It be re moved and the ground exoavated on Uill street be ntilized in oonstruotlng a oulvert to take its place. The engineer's visit revealed no op position to this plan. It seems to be the general policy pursued to replace the bridges with culverts or to All up the oanal entirely. The engineer took the view that the latter plan would be perfeotly feasible here, ns the oanal as it is viewed by the railroad company is not a public waterway and may be dispensed with at pleasure. The Borough's proposition was that the railroad company construct the mason work of the oulvert, employing the stone in the abutment and wing walls of the present bridge. The en gineer yesterday did not oommit him self as to any definite action that the railroad company might take in the premisea.bnt there seems to bo a clear understanding that the railroad com pany will co-operate with the Borough in replaoing the bridge with a culvert of some sort, the Borough furnishing and carting the earth to the spot and the railroad company providing the water way, which may be formed of terra cotta pipe of large dimensions. fiiver Ooal a Scaroe Article.l One of the effects of the reoord break ing flood, which is very generally de plored, was to sweep the deposit of river coal OJt of the lower North branoh, wliioli at this plaoe and at Snnbury was formerly the foundation of quite an iudustry. The Water Works at this place, wliioh since the miners' strike haß depended maiuly upon river ooal, has been obliged to fall baok in part upon mine ooal and now is using the first car load of that kind since last spring a year ago. The deposit of river coal at Snnbury is exceedingly limited and that which has been shipped to this city is very small in size. The Danville coal dig ger is standing idle and has been uaed very little siuce the Fourth of July. The reason assigned iB that it doea not pay to operate it. The deposits of coal near the bend of the river where the digger was employed profitably laat year, have about disappeared, while a Snnbury party who recently examined the river above our town found little or no ooal. The theory is that the ioe gorges aa they moved along awept the ooal from the bottom of the river, while what ever coal may have been released at the mines lias not reached Danville. The situation, it will be seeu, admits of hope, as the next big flood may bring a fresh deposit of coai. Pure Milk in Westers Oounties. Dr. Warren, Dairy and Food Com missioner, has reoeived reports of an alysis of milk and cream from western Pennsylvania chemists, whioh were surprising in their results and indicate that the efforts to rid that seotion of the State of embalmed dairy produota have met with a marked degree of sue oess. Out of a total number of 235 samples analyzed for formaldehyde, borio aoid, and other harmful or il legal adulterants, only three samples failed to oomply with the law. This is in contrast with the condi tion wliioh existed at tiie time when the present Dairy and Food Commis sioner assumed charge of the offloe. In the same distriot last summer, scores of proseoutions were sucoesafully brought against dairymen who uaed formaldehyde, (embalmed fluid), or who had sold skimmed or watered milk and cream. The boroughs in whioh the aamplea were purobaaed by the sworn speoial agents are as follows: Bradford, Punxsutawney, Rochester, Mononga h ela, Ti tusville, Parnassua, Kittanning, Dußoia, Beaver, Arnold, Meadville, Warren, Uoneaeen, Donora, Ridgway and New Kensington. (Jan— Omer. Miss Olive Orner of Northumber land and H. H. Oarr of Sunbury were married at 8 o'olook Saturday night, by the Rev. Dr. M. L. Shindel at bia reaidenoe, Lower Mulberry street.