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VOL LXXVI. TEACHERS TRANSFERRED The School Board Monday night was mainly oooupled witli the matter of repairi. The Ooniinilten on Boilidng and Repaira reported that it had ex amined the boitdiuga and grounds auii found the following repairs necessary : FIRST WARD. Seoood School.— Remove loose plast er and oaloimiue the patches Third School.—Cloak room caloi mtned. Fourth School, -faint wood work UMud aink and I atcli paper iu cloak loom. High School.-New border; patch piaster by oaloimiuing over places where thn skim coat lias come off; paint wood work around aink. Mr*. Coulter's room.—Patch paper. SECOND WARD Plaiter in lower hall; changes in cloaeta; coal bins repaired. THIRD WARD. Oonneot Kgruace pit with well; Ist, 2nd and mixed school rooms caloiroin •d. Fifth School. —Wash stand paiuted ; oloak room oalaimtnetl. Welch Hill.—Porch placed in posi tion and secured. FOURTH WARD. Third School.—Wash stand painted. Fourth School - -Paper patched and other miuor lepairs Ou motion the leport of the Com mittee- was acoepted and the repairs therein called tor were ordered The Committee ou Building and Ke palra stated that they found the sinks aud waali bowls in the schools with out an exoeptiou in a very dirty con- Mtlou aud recommended that they be oleaoed out aud paluted. The Board was muoh surprised that tho sinks and wash bowls had beeu permitted to •how such neglect. It was the sense of the Committee that some rule should be adopted by the Board that would make either the janitors or the teaohers responsible for the coudition ot the wash howls and sinks On motion it was oideted that the janitors keep the sinks and wash howls olean aud presentable in the halls and the teaohers look after those iu the rooma. The Supply Committee presented its report,wliioli ou motion was accepted. On motion the Secretary was in •truoted to advertise fur proposals for ocal, 800 toui.lfiO ions of each size be taa needed, the bids to be in by the next meeting. The Oommlttee ou Teachers aud Oertifloatea reported that Miss Mussel man, who was electet to the priuoip •Uhlp ot the Seoond Ward at the pre vious meeting, does not desiie the posi tion aud asks to be transferred to her old position as teacher ot the gram mar sohool iu the First Ward. On mo tion it was urdnred tint llie transfer be made as desired. Miss Goodall.who was elected as Miss Masseluiau's suc cessor iu the First Ward,was transfer red to the priucipalshlp iu the Seoond Ward. Treasurer Sohraiu preseutdd a state ment of fiuanoes to da'e, which show ed a net oaali balance on hand of (107.75 The following members were pies •ut: Adams, Ortli, Harpel, Burns, Pursol. Hariug, Werklieiser, Fischer, Trumbower. Heiss and Groue. The followiug bills were approved tor payment: B. Ksterbrook 112 li. OLP Erwin Huntfr 8.00 O. M. Leniger 3.55 Peuaa. School Journal 14.80 Moruiug News 0.60 Standard Gas Co HO The hot Spell Will Continue. The hot spelt is iu fall evidence,and the outlook is ot iudeflnite continua tion. Thunder storms to the uoitli gave a temporary cooling yesterday moruiug, but a new hot wave has formed Iu the Northwost, and hot and bumid weather, with thunderstorms, coveiß the greater area of the northern and western belt of country. This is right. It is seasonable. The crops need the heat to mature,and the mois ture is wanted tor ooin, potatoes and ooltou, and tli« hay and wheat must be harvested as best they can between •toruia. There la uo oanse for ooui plaiut iu this valley. Danville ia dolightfully situated and It there are breezes going we get them. We doubt it our people can llud a more comfortable place than tbeir tfout porch, and their shaded yard, even It they goto the most fav ored reaorta. The trouble with most tolka ia to tally appreciate the bless iugs they have. If any one will take up tuday'a metropolitan papers and read the headings of many of the news paragraphs, he will find there suoli « multitude of heat disasters, he will (eel tomewhat oumforted, because of our exemption. Deaths and prostra tious are repotted from nearly every ■eotiou of the country, especially in the large cities. To Take Old Soldiers South. Adjutant General Stewart has mail ed to posts of the Grand Army of the Republic oommanderies of tlio Loyal Legion, Kuoampmenta of the Uulou Veteran*, eto., a circular, notifying thote old aoldlers who are entitled to traaportal ion to attend the dedications of the Pennsylvania monumonta at tlie National oemetrry at Andcrsonville, Ga. , and at Vioksburg, Miss., to com lauuioate with liioi regarding the mat ter. The date of neither event tins been flxed as yet but both will be held Mima time in Ootober or November. HISTORY OF 187THJEGIMENT We have been permitted to look ove ail advauoe copy of the "History of the First Battalion, Pennsylvania Six Months Volnuteers and 187tli Regi ment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infant ry. Si« months and three years Service, Civil War, compiled bv James M. Gibbs, Vice President Survivors As sociation, 187 Regiment, P. V. 1.,wh0 during a few days past has been so journing in MB old home, Danville. Although a history of a large rogi ment it is nevertheless especially in teresting to Danville people, aB Com pany C, under Joseph F. Ramsey was made up nearly wholly of Danville men. A part of Company K, under Captain G«orge O. Lovatt anil a part of Company F under Captain John E. Riley, were also made up of Dan ville men. Typographically and in point of style and arrangement tie book is all that could be desired and our former townsman lias shown liiui solf a very apt author. The publica tion was authorized at the sixth an nual meeting of the Survivor's Asso ciation of the regiment, held at Wells boro.Pa., September 7, l'.lOt. The His tory has been examined by Former Governor William A. Stone, President, Jonathan Jessup, secretary,and F. K. Plnyer treasurer, of the association, who announce in the beginning of the book that they have found it histori cally correct and accurate. In the preface the author states : "This work has been made up from the diaries of the following members of the rogiment: Captain John E. Koitly, Lieutenant Samuel C. Ilgen fritz and Frederick K. Ployer and from the personal recollections of the writer." Under the circumstances it will be seen that a high degree of in terest must attach to the volume. The history is well illustrated,most ly with portraits of the soldiers and commanders. The following well known townsmen, living or deceased figure in the history. Captain George G. Lovett,Lieutenant George S. Walk er, Captain William Young, Lieuten ant James Johnson, Orderly Sergeant Albert B. Patten, Lieutenant Orville D. Harder, John Houry.O. P. Harder, James M. Gibbs, David H. Kauk, Arthur F. Alward, John E. Koberts. Johu M. Seoliler, Albert B. Werk heiser, William Nash, William Bry ant, Watkiu Morgan, Thomas P. Morgan, Johu J. Roderick, Jamos D, Ware. William Stewart, Johu O. De- Vine, Charles 8. Beaver. Nelson B. Kase, JadOb Slack and Eugeue Leu liart. 11l presenting portrait* as a rale 111 tlie ease of survivors the portrait of tlio soldier bo; is given as well as a picture of the veteran at a lator date. This adds lunch to the interest of the illustrations. The boys, who enlisted from Danville figure very largely in the illustrations. The late (Japtuin Lovett Is shown iu two portraits. There arc also two portraits of Dan ville's post master,Charles P. Harder, Esq., oue appearing as at the present day and the other as he appeared at 10 years when n druuimer boy in the 187 th regimeut. The history devotes a separate chapter to Mr. Harder, who is acoorded the distinction of being the youngest soldier who served daring the Olvil war. It is true the honor is contested by other localities but iu every iustauoe wliere the facts are verified It is found the youngest soldier went into sorvlce when about 12 years old, rarely below that age. Charles P. Harder enlisted at the age of 10 years and fi months. He Wat the youngest of Ave brothers, all of whom entered the union army, tlio portraits of two—Orville anil John H. Harder—appearing on the same page with the drummer boy. Mr. Harder spent over two years in tlio servioe and had the honor of being one of the boys detailed to drum on the oooasion of Abram Lincoln's funeral. Page IK!) contains a group of por traits, which aro of mere than passing interest to Danville poople. In the upper left hand corner is a flue look ing portrait of David H. Rank. In the upper right hand corner is the por trait of Arthur Alward, in the lower left hand cornor is John Waldron. In the lower right baud cornor are two boytßh figures seated side by Bide. They are two of onr best known citi zens and although there is something familiar in the faco of each yet one might guess a week and not be able to identify either of them. They are John M. Saohler, the well.known car penter, and John K. Roberts, who re sides in ICast Danville. There is also a very flue portrait of James M. Uibbs, the author, as he appears at present and another, a typical plcturo of the war time, a full length portrait with gun in hand. Sergoant A. R. Pattou is also shown spick and span in uni form along with William Young, W. E. Molir and Lloutenant James R. Johnson. The frontispiece is a portrait of Abraham Linaoln, followed a page or so.further on by a portrait of Andrew G. Onrtln. The history aims to be but "a simple story of the servioe of the regimeut, which has been written with but one end iu view, that to do justioe to all." Nevertheless there is uot a dry or uninteresting chapter iu the whole book. It gives the young er generation an idea of what warfare iu tlie AO's was like. The soldier boys aloug with the deprivation and the hardships they were called to endure were a light-hearted and happy lot. The book is full of humor and some of the aueodotes related compare very favorably with the best that Mark Twain ever wrote. "PLKDQRB BUT TO TBUTH, TO UHWT AH® LAW-* 'ATM BWATB UB A*» fIHAXJ. IWl* DANV ILLE. MONTOUR COUNTY PA., FRIDAY, JULY 14, 1905 'THE EPISCOPAL CEMETERY Those who visit the Episcopal ceme tery these days are surprised to are the many andmarked improvements that have been made about the fine old burial ground. The old oemetery as was natural under the lapse of time had taken on quite an air of dilapida tion, which was painful to the mem bers of Christ Episcopal church, with which the oemetery is connected, and the vestry entered upon a system of repairs and improvements. A high iron fence of artistic pattern has beou erected along tho eastern aud the northern aide of the oemetery. On the east both at the new and old por tion oft'«« grounds are handsome gate ways, a double one for carriages and by its side a smaller one for foot peo ple. Skirting the iron feuce on the east is a well uiado sidewalk of gravel. Entering the oemetery similar im provements are noticeable. Wherever a lot was found in need of repairs,and no snrvivots of the dead interred re main in this locality the vestry at ouoe as. anted the responsibility and had tho loaning tombstones reset, the plots cleaned olf and where washed flllod up and neatly graded. These im provements give the oemetery quite a ohanged appearance hut the work is not yet completed. There are still a number of other plots very muoli in need of attention, in whioh well known, families lie at rest, the survivors of whom are in our midst. On plots such an these the vetftry, of course. liaß done no work, preferring to wait to sec whethor the survivors, the ones 011 whom the duty naturally devolves, will not take hold of the matter and follow the example of the vestry making just such repairs as may bo neocssary to give the btirial ground a neat and uniform appearanco. Ou some ot the plots the evergreens seem to have run riot,forming gloomy olusters that hide the graves from view, anoh spots give the oemetory a most melancholy appearance, while a little well dirented labor and a little expense would fig things up neat and trim and give the whole oeiuetery an appearance that would comport better with a proper respect for the dead. It is even a question whether the gener al etfeot would not be euhauced by re moving the iron fences which enclose some of the lots. The vestry is deter mined that the work shall not end where it is, for should it come to the worst and the survivors decline to do anything to help the repairs along the cliuroh itself will push the good work on, not stopping until every lot has reoeived attention and has betn Hied up to luok clean and presentable. The Episoopal oometery was present ed to Christ ohuroli Parish by Peter Baldy, Sr., in 1852. About twenty years ago an adjoining tract was pur chased and added to the cemetery, doubliug the Bize. It has always been a popular burying grouud and con tains a number of Danville's oldest aud leadiug families. Among those buried there aie: Peter Baldy, Sr., Edward Baldy, Esq., Oaptain Henry Baldy, O. U. Baldy, W. B. Baldy, J. O. Rhodes, William Hancock, K. H. Woolley, Daniel Edwaids, William Angle, the Sechler family, the Grove family, the Krick family, the Twist and the Kishel family. Bathing at River Bridge. Tlie Chief of Polioe is after the swimmers who use the river in the vicinity of the bridge as a bathing ground, as well as those who bathe elsewhere in the Rorongh limits. The ordinance is very sweeping and prohibits bathing within the limits of the Rorough whether a bathing cost ume is worn or not. It states that no person shall bathe in the Susquehanna rivor, Mahoning creek, Pennsylvania canal or any stream in tlio Rorough under the penalty of paying five dol lars flue for each and every offonse. This ordinance has uot always been strictly onforoed especially when bath ing costumes were woru, but of late swimming has been oarried to great extremes anil many abuses have crept iu, so that the edict has gone forth and swimming in the Rorough will have to stop altogether. Some of the practices are becoming little short of scandalous in the vicin ity of the river bridge. Toward even ing during each day when the bridge is full of people passing backward and forward it is a common sight to see in full view a do/.ou or more half-nude figures disporting themselves in the water above or below the bridge. The garment worn is the poorest apology for a bathing suit, but, that is not the worst of it. It is uot a rare occurrence for full grown yonng meu lacking pro per self rospeot and sense of deoency to unblashingly disrobe in full view of the passers-by and put on their hathiug outfit or what passes for suoli. The praotice should be stopped at once and the swimmers made to seek some other spot. The publio demand it. Otherwise a pleasant and much fre quented promenade will lose Its oharrn to every sensitive and refined person. Swimming has also become a great nuisance on the dam at Mahouiug creek north'of the Rorough and the Chief ot Polioe is just as determined that the praotioe there mußt stop also. Pavement Completed. D. J. Rogers yesterday oompleted his contract at the Opera House, which iuoludes a fine concrete and Hag stone pavement in front and along side of the building. A concrete bottom has also been laid for the gutter aloug i Bast Mahoning street. Nothing now remains but to oobble the gutter. PERSONAL PARAGRAPHS Thomas Roberts and nieoe, Miss Julia Roberta, of Philadelphia,are guests at the home of Albert Kemiaer, East Uarket street. F. T. Lierlee, of Qaiucy, Illinois, spent Sunday with friends in this olty. Misses Cora and Gertrude Kase vis ited friends at Watsontowu over Suu day. Ur. and Mrs. Miles Hauck returned to Pottsville Saturday after a visit at the home of William Hanok, Honey moon street. Mrs. Harry Pope and daughter Hilda of Bristol, are guosts at the home of Daniel Mottern, East Market street. S. J. Welliver, Jr.,and Ben Gillaspy are visiting at the home of Harry Myerly, Wilkes-Barre. Mr. and Mrs. O. W. Hammond, of Washington, O. O.,are visiting at the home of David E. Hariug, Grand street. Mrs. Hammond is the daughter of William Smith,formerly proprietor of the White Swan Hotel, this city. Mrs. Catherine Shepperson, Miss May Bowman and Masters Joseph and Robert Bowman,of Pittsburg, are vis iting at the home of Mrs. Mary A. Siiepperson, Front street. Jesse B. Wyant will leave for Mt. Gretna this morning. Mr. and Mrs. John Tooley spent yos terday with friends in RlooinHburg. Mrs. Webster Foust and Mrs. David liaring called on friends in Blooina burg yesterday. Dr. S. Y. Thompson was a Blooms barg visitor yesterday. William Russell, George F. Jaoobs, James Jones, John D. Jones, S. M. Waite, Charles Smidiey,Charles Gear hart, George Cberdorf, T. R. Anglo, R. R. Diehl.and Robert MoCoy attend ed the base ball game at Bloomsburg yesterday. A. M. Hoddens returned last even ing from a business trip to Millville. George F. Reifsnyder left for Blooms burg last evening to attend the Lumb ermen's Convention in session iu that city. Mrs. Anna E. Stetiler and SOB Harry of Johnstown, are visiting the form er's parentß, Mr. aud Mrs. Samuel Lunger, West Mahoning street. Frederick Ream, of Pottsville, was called to tills city yesterday by the ill ness aud death of Ills little graudchild, Evelyn Bertha Ford. Mr. Ream was formerly Ooonty Superintended of Montour aud Principal of the Dau viHe High School. Thomas G. Viuceut was a Suuhury visitor yesterday afternoon. Miss Clara Smith will leave this morning for a visit with friends in New York City. George Nice, of Sooth Dauville.left yesterday for a visit with frieudß at Middloburg. Ed. F. Williams left yesterday for a trip to Watsontown and Allenwood. Percy Shultz aud Ray Houser left yeßterdav for a visit with friends in Williamsport. Rev. S. H. Evans attended a meet ing of the Exeoutive Committee of Dickinson Seminary, Williamsport, yesterday. Fred Jacobs, D. R. Eokuiau, W. V. Oglesby and Harry Fields attended the ball game in Rtoomsbuig yester day. William H. Jenkins left yesterday for a pleasure trip to New Orleans, Louisiaua. Will Curtis returned to Wilkesbarre yesterday after a visit with friends in this olty. Misß Florenoe E. Miller, of Phila delphia, is the guest of Mrs. Herbert Dreifuss, Mulberry street. The Misses Cora aud Mae Dreifuss, and their guest, MIBB Elsa Dreifusrf' visited friends at Bloomsburg yester day. Will Stop Abuse. Because of the allegations that ooun ty and township superintendents fre quently issue provisional teachers' certificates to applicants for schools regardless of their qnalifioations, an effort will be made at the next session of the state legislature to seoure the repeal of the law giving superintend ents this power. It is proposed to establish a uniform qualification for teaoliers throughout the commonwealth and place the grant ing of oertifioates,provisional and per manent, in the hands of a commission of educators to be named by the state superintendent. Examinations shall be held once a year at each county seat under the new arrangement. It is claimed that during the past few years thousands of provisional certificates have been issued by su perintendents to relatives and friends of school directors in return for the support of tiie latter in the election of the supervisors of the county and township schools. Long Wnlt lor Court. There are seveu prisoners ill jail, three of whom are doing time, fonr being held for court. It was only a short time ago that the jail was emp ty. What makes the present state of attairs all the more remarkable is the fact that the orimes with wliiob three of the prisoners are charged are of a very serious nature. Those wiio are held for the grand I jury have a summer's job of it, as the next oourt does not convene until Sep tember 36th. DANVILLE LOSES JFIRST GAME The Danville A. A. base ball team was defeated yeaterday by tho Blooma burg A. A. by the soore of 6 ♦o 4 in the first of a series of five games that are to be played for the ohampionship of Montour and Columbia oounties. The oonteat was marked by a largo number of errorß aud miaplayHon both aides which detracted greatly from the interest of the oontest. McCloud pitch ed a good game and it was lack of sup port and not defeotive twirling that lost out. A high wind was blowing throughout the nine innnings that made it extremely difficult for the players to do effeotlve work. Tho fea tures of the game were Ross' one handed atop of a hot liner to third, and Huminer'a two bagger. While neither aide playad good ball, still Bloomshurg won on Iter merits and not with the aid of the umpire as has been the cas« in many previous games. Through the courtesy of Superiuten deDt Miller,of the Danville & Blooms burg trolley, the Danville team wax taken to and from Bloomsburg free of charge. The next game of the series will be played at DeWitt'a Park, Saturday af ternoon. The soore: DANVILLE. R. H. O. A. E. Gosh, If lllfil Olayberger, of 1 0 1 0 1 Roas, 3b 0 0 2 2 0 Yorrlok, 2b.. .1 0 3 0 0 Hummer, 0 0 2 H 2 0 Logan. ss 1 2 3 I 0 Deon, it • . 0 0 0 0 0 Oressinger, lb 0 17 0 3 MoCloud, p . 0 0 0 4 2 Totals 4 8 25 11 7 BLOOMSBURG. R. H. O. A E. Lewis, If 11110 Price, of .... 01300 Ooffman, 3b .1 0 11 1 Rhodouioyer, lb 11 11 0 1 Brook, rf 11 2 0 0 Edgar, c 0 2 7 0 0 Oillen, HH 0 0 0 1 2 SharpleßS, 2b .01 241 Honiboy, p 1 0 0 3 0 Totals 5 7 27 10 6 Danville... 2 0 0000011—1 Bloomaburg 00121000 I—s Death of Hrs. Freeze. Margaret, wife of James E. Freeze, died suddenly shortly after mid-night Monday morning at her home. No. 731 East Market street. She retired seemingly in her nsnal health about mid-night and in little over an hour later she breathed lier laat. The cause of death was heart trouble. The deceased waa forty-live years of age. She had her share of affliction daring life, although in the last nine years she seemed to enjoy good health. About nine years ago she had one of her arms amputated as a result of a diseased condition of the member sup erinduced by a painful burn sustained when she was a child of thirteen years. On Sunday she was busy with her household duties and at niglit sat up with her husband uutil nearly 12 o'oloob. On retiring alio seemed as well as usual but Mr. Freeze had scaroely fallen into a doze when he heard his wife calling and hurrying to her room found her already beyond help. She waa asßiated down Htaira and a plystoian called. Pending the dootor's arrival everything was done for the woman but with 110 avail. She passed away about 1:30 o'clock. Besides her husband Mrs. Freeze is survived by six children : Edna (Mra. Ohailes Livziey), Alfred Percy, How ard. Charles, Arthur and Margaret. Mra. Oharlea Livziey, the eldoat daughter, waa married laat Wndneaday and was at the time of death at Delhi, N. Y., on her wedding trip. ' Home After Long Trip. H6ury Reinpe arrived in Danville yesterday afternoon after an absence of nearly four months In the great west, where he was traveling in the interest of the Hempc Self-Winding Clook. Accompanied by his wife and little son, Mr. Rempe left in March last for the Paciflo coast. The trip across the continent was a leisurely one, Mr. Rempe attending to business on the way. Among the wore Important oities stopped at were Pittsburg, Dayton, 0., Denver, Salt. Lake City, San Fran oisco, Oakland, Los Angeles,and other points of Southern California. Mr. Rempe and liis family took ill many points of interest on the Paoiflc coast. They made an excursion into old Mexico and took in the Portland Exposition, aftor which they took a tiip to Victoria on Vancouver's Island and visited the town of Vancouver. Returning East they came by way of Manitoba and the Great Lakes. Mr. Rempe made a very successful trip as far as business was concerned. The trip, too, was very interesting as might be inferred from the many not ed places visited. Mr. Rempe, how ever, makes no eeoret of the fact that from a business standpoint he was not captivated with the Paoifio coast and .hat with the experience he has gain ed tie in quite content that liis lot shall lie among the mountains and valleys of Pennsylvania or adjoining States. Speaking of the Portland Fair Mr. Rempe says thai although not quite so extensive it has many of the feat ures of the World's Fair and St. Louis i Exposition, the government exhibit, | especially being about the Bame. There is a large attendance and the great exhibition ii well worth a visit. HOME FROM LON DONJND PARIS Our townsman Dan M Carry of the firm of Garry & Company last evening returned home from a short trip abroad Mr. Carry left Danville about a mouth ago ou a trip which W*H an* dertakeu solely for thn bent fit ot his health. It is seldom that a trip to Europe is udertaken under such pe culiar oircumstauces. When he left Danville Mr. Curry had a short sea voyage iu view, to Halifax and back. He arrived in New York just before the steamship Finland sailed aud was advised by friends to take a trip across the Atlantic. He had jiiHt one day to make up his mind and to change all his plans. On the 10th ot .June as stat ed iu these columns accompanied by his brother Ralph of Brooklyn he em barked ou the Finland and after an uneventful but exceedingly interesting voyage he landed on tho other side. Mr. Curry speaks very highly of the beueficial effects of an ocean voyage for a person iu need of rest and diver sion. The best speed made across the Atlautic is six days, but tho Finlaud is one of the slower vessels and re quires nine days to make the voyage. Mr. Curry was after the ocean voyage alone and had intended after a few days in London,to return by the same boat. Ho thought better of the matter, hnwover, and before reaching the oth er aide decided to prulong hia stay somewhat and journey to l'aris aud to tako in the sights of that gay city. Arriving in Loudon 011 Monday, June 19th, the remainder of the week was spent in taking in the sight* of that ancient city. The path followed was that taken generally by tourists, ex cept that Mr. Ouwy and his party by a lueky circumstance wore permitted to make a tonr of the dungeons under the Tower of Loudo'',which is a priv ilege not acoorded to all tourists. Tho week following was spent 111 Paris. It is not necessary to enumerate all the places in tho latter oily visited by Mr. Ourry and his brother. Suffice it to say they were thoroughly en lightened as to all the points of inter est aud saw everything that any prac tical wido awake Amerioau would consider worth Boeing. The return trip across the Atlantic was made in the steamship Fiedorick de Groaae, also a nine day vecsel, the voyage in every respect proving as en joyable as that 011 the outgoing vesael. Mr. Ourry has b(on immensely bene fitted by his ocsan voyage, his friends all agreeing that he looks fiO per oent better than when he left Danville a month ago. Ho states that he has practically roooverod. Only 274 Dogs are Assessed. The two doga which attacked Miss Dietrich of Millou, who is visiting in this city 011 Tuesday,paid the penalty witli their lives, the Chief of Police putting one ont of the way and the owner despatching the other. Thus two dogs, which were a menace to the public are out of the way. But there are others. If any person of judgment were asked how many dogs there are in Dauvillo he would be be low the mark if he said one thousand. Ho would moro likely say there were twelve hundred dogs iu Danville and that would be more like it. In view of tliia the astounding rev elation is made that tint two bundled and forty seven dugs in Danville are assessed. Whether this deplorable state of affairs ia due to oareleasneas on tho part of assessors or misrepresentation and deoeption on the put of owners of doga will liot be diacuased hcye. It ia ouough to state that scarely a street ill Danville ia found where it is not known that many dogs are owned for which 110 tax is paid. Assuming that every man who owns a valuable dog has no wish to conceal the fact aud would unhesitatingly pay tho tax re quired by law it follows that the dif torence lietweou some 2f>o dogs assessed and at least a thousand known to ex ist or about 7SO are canines of the less valuable sort, if not worthless dogs. J Tins is a fearful hnrilnn fur a town of this sizo to carry. No wonder that one is confronted at. every turn by a sneaking onr wliicli threatens to bite or actually does bite without the least provocation. Council will probably take some ac tion both to prevent persons fiotn be ing bitten and insure the payment of tax on (logs. Othoi towns are having the same problem relating to dogs to solve. Neither is Ihe present the llrßt time that the matter was agitated in Danville. Iu Oity Hall a iarffo collection of dog tags aro stored away, which revive memories of the years 18114 and IH9S wlien a dog oatcher was employed and the town WAR shaken from center to circumference in an effort to regulate the dog nusiance Iu those years every canine for which a tax had boon paid wore on his nock a bronze tag bearing the name of the towu, the dog's number and the year together with tho words, "Hog Tax." The canines found without tho neres sary tag were of conrse those for whom no tax was paid and they were taken in hand by tho dog catcher. They were eithor redeemed and put ou the list of proteoted respectable dogs or they were put to doatli by the dog catcher. The plan roust have resulted in rid ding the town ot a good many worth less curs. Eliminating the dog catch er altogether the use of the tags iu theory would seem to be all right and it might be proper for some of the old timers to explain why after two years ' it was abandoned. BOROUGH SOLONS IN SESSION Oounoilwas in seaaiou less than two hours Friday, but in that time It tosßed off a good deal of business. As usual sewer extension oame up and claimed a good part of the time. It was decided to oonstruot a aewer along the alley at the rear of west side of Mill street from Center street to a point back of the Simon Krebs property, where it is to iuteraect with the main sewer. On motion it was uideied that the neoessary agreement with the D. L. & W. Railroad Com pany be signed aud that work on the sewer extension begin immediately. Ou motion it was ordered that the bonds bo prepared and executed on behalf of the Rorough of Danville by the Chief Burgdss and Sooretary of the said borough.be duly tendered by tho said Secretary to Will G. Brown and to tho oxeoutois and heirs at law of Christian Lauhaoh, deceased, for any damages that may he sustained by them respectively, arising out of the laying, construction and mainte nance of the municipal pipo sewer through their respective premises. Mr. Goeser reported that Engineer Ray of the D. L. & W. Railroad Com pany oil Wednesday mot him as Pres ident of Board of Trade and the Sower Committee of Council' aud talked over the best way of getting rid of the drainage nuisance in canal. The engineor plaiuly indicated that the railroad company would be willing to do what is right in the matter. He felt confident that it would be feas ible to pipe the canal, alter which tho old waterway might bo filled up. On motion of Mr. Goeser it was or dered that Couuoil agree to fill up tho canal, provided the D. L. & W. Rail rond Compauy pipe the waterway aud turn it over to the Borough for use as public sewer,the pipe to be 18 Inch es in diaiuoter at Wall street and two foi-t as it teaches the lower end of the Borongh. Ou motion it was ordered that the coal box of the Borough Steamer be repaired. Ou motion of Mr. Fenstermacher it was ordered that two arc lights 011 East Market street be removed which can not bo lowered conveniently ow ing to trolley wire. The matter was referred to tho Committee on Light who will bring it to tho attention of the trolley company, who will bo as k ed to liiake the change. 0;i motion of |Mr. Goeser it was or dered that (lie two proposals for work 011 tiie Washington Hose Company be returned unopened to the bidders, the specifications be rewritten aud new bids bn invited for tho next meeting. Mr. Dietz called attention to the fao that the car of the Danville aud Sun bury Street Company has no fender. Ou motion it was ordered that tiie Sec retary notify the Danville and Sllll - Street Railway Company to have their car equipped with a fender. The following members were pres ent at Friday's meeting: Gibson, Dietrich, Jacobs, Goeser, Feuster uiacher, Dietz, Boyer, Keifsuyder, Vastine.Sweisfort.MagiU anil Hughes. The following bills were approved for payment. WATER DEPARTMENT. P. H. Foust I 48.80 Regular Employes 137.00 Labor on Streets 18.65 P. & R. Coal & Iron Co. 122.06 Standard Gas Go B.HI Joseph Lechner 80.30 Adams Express Co 1.05 Horry B. Patton 20.00 BOROUGH DEPARTMENT Welliver Hardware Co $31.60 John Keiui 12.00 Labor on Sewer 80.51 Joseph Leclruer 1.00 Fred R. Miller 6.76 A. H. Grone 25.76 Standard Gas Co 1.20 Regular Employes 115.00 T. W. Hale 6.38 J. H. Ilommerly 15.00 Labor and Hauling .. 108.64 G. F. Koefer 60.50 Dr. C. Sliultz 12.50 H. B. Brown 21.40 F. Detwiler.... 1.00 Rumsey Klectiical Mfg. Go ... 186.25 Thomas W. Reifsuyder 4.22 Washington Fire Co 1.50 George F. Reifsuyder 5.26 Labor ill Light Department . 22.76 Adam Cook's Sons 6.00 Extra Police 6.00 Atlantic Reflniug Co 22.05 Adams Express Co 2.10 Chairs Stolen From Porch. Two valuable oiiairs were stolen from tho porch ot David R. Shelliart'B re-iideiioe, Center street, on Toesday night. The theft took plaoe some time between midnight and morning, but there is no clue to the thieves. It was altogether a darlug and a most 0011- temptible pieoe of thievery aud should sorvo as a warning to other people who are not careful to plaoe tilings of value behind look and key. Elsewhere about town valuable rugs have beeu missing lately from the front doors. The thieves evidently make tours of the towu at nigln ex pecting to find artioles outside the houses, where they have lieeu left by the families, who sit up until lato these warm nights Mr. Slielhart's family generally makes it a practioe to take ohairs.&o., ill the lionso at night but Tuesday 11 iglit proved one of the occasions that formed au exception. Dr. I. C. Poreel left yesterday for B trip to Millersburg. NO. 34 TO AID OUR INDUSTRIES Daring a cooversation with Jno. H. Ooeser, President of the Board of Trade, yesterday it was learned that in a short time a proposition will bs made to tlii citizens of Danvill* through the Board of Trade looking Jo the raising of money to aid in tha location of new industries and fam ishing present industries with oapital on au assured basis. For instance, lie says, the time hai now arrived when the knitting mills, which are coufiued to a single line of goods, mnst branch out and add other lino*, probably, ladies, children and common goods. This,of course, would necessitate a considerable outlay of mouey, as not only would it be neosa sary to build additions to the plant including a dye house but also to in stall new machinery costing in the neighborhood of (25,000. It will be uecessary to Moat a first mortgage loan of soiuo 140,000 or (60,000. This Mr. Uoeser thinks should be readily taken by our own oitizens, as it would be a safe investment in a well established business yielding profit and would be mnoli to be pre ferred over the out-of-town investment that commonly appeal to our oitizeua promising big returns that rarely ma terialize. So inuoh for the old established con cerns of Danville that need to expand, bat new lndußtries are in sight that promise well which conld be assisted in the same way, the oitizenß in the transaction not only realizing well on their money but at the same tiiue as sisting to build np the town. Communicated. Editor of the Intelligencer Yes terday's issue of the Morning News gave the account of Miss Edua Dei trioli, visiting at the home of Oharlai Robson on East Mahoning street, be ing attacked by two savage dogs. I was consulted in said oast), hence have personal knowledge of the facts. Aside from the bite, the nervous shock from fright, was very severe, and required romedies to soothe and quiet her; and had it not been for timely help, she might have been ter ribly laoerated. I think it is about time that not only the "press" aud the poblio, bat especially tho Borough authorities awaken to the nuisance as well as to the dangers of the "Dog Question." As a physician, I feel it my doty to say something, or give my views on that subject. If we have good laws on that ques tion let them be rigidly enfcroed—if not then enact a law, requiring every dog in the Borough, to be registered and numbered; and every dog wear a collar having said registered Dumber on it. The owner be required to pay the dog tax at the time, and reoelve a certificate of registration, this woold insure protection to the owner of the dog, aud at the same time be a souroe of revenue to the Borough. The old way of assessing dogs, has become a farce,for in very many cases as the assessor goes his yearly rounds, it is hard to tind the owner of dogs, hence they escape the paying of the tax, but if strict registration were eu foroed nil this would be avoided. Again certain seasons of the year when tiie danger of rabies Is greatest, every dog besides registration, be re quired to wear a muzzle, aud in viola tion of either or both laws, and dogs ,so be found on the streets, they be captured taken to a place of detention and if, after twenty-fonr hours notioe by advertisement In nur town papers, thov be not redeemed, by payment of authorized fines, the dogs be destroy ed. These laws should be rigidly en forced without fear or favor, no mat ter whether tiie dog be a penny pup or a (500 setter, or who the owner of the dog might be. It is the doty of the "Board of Health" to nee, that some stringent measures be taken on this question, just as much BO as it is their duty to inquire into aud enforoe the laws agaiiißt all unsanitary conditions,— oven more so, because iu diseases arli ing from uusanitary conditions, In the majority of cases, there is hope of re covery, not so in one bitten by a mad dog. A death of terrible agony and suffering is inevitable, only those who have seen it can know. Even taking into consideration the treatment at an Institution, whioh is many times, financially and otherwise impossible, tho chances are very slim especially if the oases are delayed. The best aud most reasonable way to avoid this danger is to prevent it, by fearlessly enforcing some stringent laws. The public have a right to de mand it, and every owner of a dog— to be honest—mnst aoknowledge this fact, for who knows bnt they them selves or one of their family may be the first victim. DK. F. E. HARPEL. Enjoying Vacation. Dr. Krickbaum of the medioal staff of the Hospital for the Insane is en joying a vacation at Saranton and other localities ill that Beotion of the State. The vacation season is now on and 011 his return the other members of the staff In turn will take a few weeks off. One Night's Work. Oharles Miller, Joseph Qerat and William Fetterman went out after bnll frogs Saturday nl-iht. They drove up to Little Fishing Greek where tbey caught five dozen bnll frogs and twenty-five eels.