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SWINDLING GAIE Late Monday afternoon it was learn ed that the horse and buggy left by an auknown party at the Shamokln House, had been stolen from Hanter's livery stable at Danville,by one of the sliokest individuals that has visited this seotlon for some time. During Mr. Hunter's absenoe the man who gave hii name as Frank Rug gles, of Grovania, near Danville, ap proaohed his son at the livery stable and said he wanted to hire one of Hunter's best horses to be gone three days in Bnyderoounty to purchase cat tle. Just abont tliiß time a dealer drives up to the stable with a string of buggieß and the sliok swindler im mediately made a purchase of one of the best, giviDg his note for eighty dollars in payment for the same. It seems that the stranger had visited two other livery stables and had hired a horse at each place but returned them olaimlng thoy were not as good as was wanted. When this was learn ed in oonneotion with tl>e purchase of the buggy Hunter gave him one of the beßt horses In the Btable and three valuable robes. Instead of driving to Snyder oonnty the fellow drove to Snnbury, leaving the horse and buggy at the Shamokin House. After bnlug in Snnbury a short time the swindler offered to sell the entire outfit for fifty dollars. Leaving Sunbury he went to a farm several miles below town where he purohased the entire farm and everything upon it. He told the party with wiiom he made the deal that lie should come up to the Shamokin House and get his money. After this nothing more of the fellow was seen. When Mr. Hnnter, Sr., retnrnod home he searched all the barns at §elinsgrove and Shamokin Dam and later Olitef of Police Waltz fonud the missing outfit.—Sunbury Item. Mr. Bookmiller's Beans. Albert Bookmiiler lias raised some polo beans on his premises, Ciierry street, whioh are probably the largest ever seen In this section. The pods are of abont tlie ihicknoKs of the ordinary string bean, bat it is ill length that the beaux excel, the largest in Ur. Bookmiller's garden be ing thirty-six inches. Several pods raised by Mr. Hookmiller were oil ex hibition at J. F. Tooley's store yes terday, the largest of whioh measured twenty-six inohes. The seed ware ob tained in Berwiok aud Mr. Bookmlller was maoii Surprised to see the pods at tain sacli a size. The large pods.it is said.oook easily and are very delioious. In Massachu setts they are rained in great quantities aud are sold by the farmers the same as any other beans, exoept that their great length makes it neoessary to ooil them In the halt peck measure. Speak-Easles at Camp rieetlng. The Pine oamp meeting is 111 pro gress and the ministers in charge are determined to snppross the speakeasies wliioh in the past have given the meet ings disrepute. R. J. R. Knox in opening the annual session this week said that he had obtained evidence that not only was liquor sold on the grounds last year during the weekdays but that the traffic readied the highest on Sundays. If the speakeasies reopen tills season, Mr. Knox says that he will proseoute the owners. He added: "The charge that our meeting does more harm than good is not true. And we propose to demonstrate this to all those who attend tho meetings this year." rien are Very Scarce. The Bloomsburg department of the Amerioan Oar aud Foundry Company, is at present experiencing one of the greatest booms in the history of tho oonoern. The different departments can not get euougli men aud are worx iiig day and night in order to get the niauy kinds of orders out on time that the contract oalls for. JEWS WILL HAVE ~ VOICE IN ASSEHBLY Russia Decides to Allow Them to Hold Minor Offices in the Future. ST. PETERSBURG, Aug. IB—The pressure whioh is being brought to beur upon the Russian government by rich Jews in Auierioa to secure re forms wliiuh will better the condition of their co-religionists in this country has already met with an unexpected suooess. Tho Ministerial oouuoll has deoided to permit oertain classes of Jews to stand for elootiou to the proposed na tional assembly, Thorn has been a vigorous protest against giving the Jews any voion in the new assembly aud petitions imploring the govern ment not to reoognlze the Jews have been reaelved from all part* of the empire. Grabbed Live Wire. Death by eleotrooution was the death nairowly escaped by Motorman Neidlg I of the Sunbury and Northumberland Trolley line, ac Sunbury Sunday af ternoon. As a result of the jumping of the trolley, a stretoli of the feed wire, In the vioinity of the Susquehanna Con verting Works, was torn down and, In handling it, Neidig stopped on a rail, ooinpletiug the oircuit,causing him to sustain a severe shook. Neidig was knocked down and was in a partially nnoonsoious state for a time, but finally reoovered sufficient ly to oontinue at work. To the fact that he had not a firm grasp on the wire Neidig owes his life, as for this reason he did not receive the full strength of the olectrio cur rent. Hall Nearly Finished. The P. O. S. of A. Hall at Riveralde is rapidly approaching oompletion and •liowa up In quite an Imposing way. A slate loot Is being put on the build ing, John Titley having the oontraot. The roof is about half finished. The lodge hopes to get Into the hall some time in Uotobar. BUGGIES COLLIDE _ffl A STORM Walter J. Lowrie.son of J. W. Low rla. Strawberry Ridge, and Oarl Wag ner, BOD of O. H. Wagner,Ottawa,two well-known young men of this coun ty, had an ezoiting experience near Allenwood a night or so ago and nar rowly escaped aerions injury. They were attending a festival at Allenwood and abont midnight were returning home when they wore over taken by a heavy thunder shower. The Htorm burst in its fnry just as they reaohed the Baptist Church near Dr. Trnokenmiller's. Frank Allen was driving behind them and oallod to them to drive into the shed oonneoted with the oharoh for shelter. They, were in some doubt in the darkness as to the looation of the gateway and paused for a few moments in the road, a cironmstance Ur. Allen was not aware of, who whipped up his horse expeotiug to dash into the ohuroh en closure after the two yonng men. The oonsequence was lie ran into the first buggy and in an instant there was a frightful mixup of horses, men and a mass of wreckage. To make the mat ter worso the rain poured in torrents, the lightning was vivid and almost continuous,while loud peals of thund er followed in quiet succession. Ur. Wagner, who some time pre viously sustained a fractpreof tlieool lar bone, had not yet reoovered and oarrled liis arm iu a sling. Under the uiroumstances ho was iu uo position to help himself. All fought heroical ly and great as woro the odds escape d with slight bruises. Mr. Alton's bug gy was a total wreok ; the wheels on one side of Mr. Lowrie's buggy were reduced to splinters, but beyond tills the vehicle was not mooh damaged. The party spent the night at Dr. Trnokenmiller's, repairing to their respective homes the next morning. Additional Den Wanted. Ohief Factory Inspector Delaney, of Harrisburg is continuing to experi ence the same trouble about having certificates issued to sohool children whioh he prophesied when the law went into effect in the spring. Immediately after the new statute became operative a hitch oocurred and Captain Delaney then said that the same tronble would be repeated, oulv on an oxtended scale, during tho eigh teen months until the Legislature shall again meet. Under the law no oliild may be em ployed who is under the age of 14. Children from 14 to in may be omploy ed, providing they* hold certificates showing that they are possessed of the necessary qualifications. The trouble now is that no one will Issue theso certificates because the amount of lab or involved is great and the law makes no provision for compensation. The duty of issuing the certificates devolves upon teaohers,priuoipals aud superintendents of the public schools but they refuse to do it unless paid and there is no way of compelling them to do the work. Aud the Depart ment of Factory Inspection feels, fur ther, that it is scarcely right to make thorn do It,even if that oould be done. Before the law was enaoted by tho Assembly. Captain Delaney said the point in question would be a vulner able part of the bill and it lias so proved. Under the old law, repealed by the one now in force, certificates were issued by anyone qualified to ad minister an oath aud the proper fees were provided. Unuer tho oxisting law no provision is made even for pay ing the postage whioh those who issue certificates are oompelled to put upon the envelopes containing returns to the headquarters at Harrisburg. In Philadelphia, Pittsburg aud tho Lehigh mining oountry Captain De laney lias been compellod to employ additional help to issue the certificates but lie must soon dispense with this as the cost is too great. The regular deputy inspectors can not be detailed to do the work in their respective dis tricts as they would then have time for nothing else. The law is hardship on all concern ed, for it pots offloials in the some what uucomfortablo position of being oompelled to disoblige friends aud children over tho legal ago who wish to work are unable to do so tor it is a misdemeanor to employ any child without such a certificate. No remedy is in Bight until the next Legislature. Lackawanna to Build Terminal. The Lakawanna Railroad is plan ning to replace its passenger terminal in Hobokt-n, which was destroyed by fire on August 7.and tlie offioials state no efforts will be spared to do this with the least possible delay. Until the new building is roady tem porary waiting roomß, dining room aud other necessary facilities will bo pro vided. Plans for the now termiual call for a vast ferry and railroad structure witli sixteen tracks and six ferry slips. The buihliugß will be absolutely fire proof. Their construction will be of steel and ooncretc throughout. The main waiting room will be 160 feet and fifty-four feet high, witli onormous windows on all sides. Tlie ' restaurant will be on the main floor, overlooking the water witli a view up and down the river, and a wide bal cony, projecting from tho restaurant for dining out of doors in Summer. Passengers from boats to traius will not be oompelled to pass through tho main watting room, but may use tlie forty-foot oonoourse leading to the tracks. The exterior of the buildiugs will be 600 feet long on tlie river aide, with a oentral tower 225 feet high. This tower will be eleotrioally illum inated at night and iti lighted clock fanes will be one of the noticeable sights of the harbor. Looking for Telegraphers. During the past few days tliere lias been in Wilkesbarre, an agent of tlie Qieat Northern Railroad, for the par pone of securing telegraph operators, to take the plaees of those now on strike throughout the northwest. The men on strike naniber more than fif teen hundred. Big inducements aro being offered the men to take their plaoes, but up to the present time the ■gent is reported as having had poor look. PROPAGATING _SM WORMS Msr. George Qademau, of Riverside, this snmmer took up the propagation of the silk worm with the govern ment. She lia* had a valuable ex perience, both as to the amou nt of care and work involved and the re muneration that is in it. Mrs. Gademan last winter learned that In instanoes where persons desir ed to raise silk worms the Government would furnish the eggs and that when the worms had left their larval state would pay a certain prioo for the oo ooons. Mrs. Gademan wrote the department for information and in reply reoeived a package of eggs accompanied by full instructions how to prooeud to raise silk worms. This was during the early part of Jnne and from that time until the present Mrs. Gaderaau's oozy home in Riverside lias been tho oenter of re markable interest. The quantity of eggs was infiniteeiiually small, yet they wore sufficient to produoe be tween two and three thousand worms. In hatohing, all that is necessary is to spread tho worms out on paper and the aotlon of the summer atmosphere does tho rest. Eighteen days is the poriod required. It was the last of June when the worms made their appearance. From that time on Mis. Gademan found her hands full, indeed, and her house was visited by liandreds of people attract ed by the interesting object lesson showing how the delicate threads aro produoed fiom which the silk of oommerce is prepared. It was truly a wonderful sight. As made their appearanoe it was apparent that tho one room set apart for the useful little insects was not sufiicieut; two other apartmeuts iu a short time had to be added and the silk wormß were masters of the premises. It was just about this time that Mrs. Gademan began to fully realize what she had on iter hands. As is well known the silk worm subsists npon the mulberry leaf, which is by no meauH a plentiful commodity iu this seotion. Mrs. Gademan was well in formed on the subject and she under stood that the mock orange leaf is a satisfactory substitute for the mul berry leaf. On the farm of T. H. Kimbel nearby one of these trees is growing, whioh was finally set apart for the silk worms. When it is slated that ono ounce of eggs will produoe forty thousaud worms and that this number of worms during their larval state will consume over a ton of leaves the contract that the Riverside lady had on her hauds in supplying the sevoral thousand worms iu her care will be readily appreciated. Fortun ately the mock orange tree held out, although now that the worms are done with It it looks as if it had been rid dled by a hail storm. Under their osage orange diet the worms grew rapidly and soon Mrs. Gadoman fonnd the three apartments of her house full of woims two Inches or more in length. Two weeks ago they started to spin their cocoon, a sort of an oblong case in whioh the worm lies during Its chrysalis state. Those who missed seeing the silk worms iu this interesting stago of their existence certainly missed a great deal. About one week was ocou pied in spinning, after whioh noth ing remained but to cure the coooons and prepare to ship them to the do partmeut. The procose of curing con sists iu exposing tho cocoons to a moderate heat oither artificial or that of the sun. A word as to the remuneration. The government pays from seventy cents to one dollar per pound for cocoons. As these must be thoroughly cured it is evident that when they return to the government they do not weigh very much. Over six hundred are required to make a pound. It is very oasy there fore, to figure on the remuneration that Mrs. Gademan will have for the most strenuous summer that sho ever spent in her life. FORTY WERE KILLED BY CRUEL COSSACKS Were Shot Down on the Streets of Polish Town by the Czar's Minions. WARSAW, Poland, Aug. IB.—Ad vices received today from Blaystok, in the government jf Grodno, give some details of the rioting wliioh earlier re ports said occurred there yesterday. The disturbances were of a serious natnre and outbreaks occurred in var ious parts of the oity. During the course of the rioting a bomb was thrown at a detachment of soldierß, killing two and wounding three oth ers. The troops were oalled oat and there was tiring on the people in all parts of the town. The casualties so far are reported at forty killed and over two handrod woandud. P. O. S. of A. Picnic Saturday. Washington (Jamp, No. 6(17, P. O. S. of A., of Rivorside, will hold its annual picnic at DeWitt's Park, Sat urday, August 19th. Foulk'sorchestra will furnish niusio for dancing, after noon and evening. Refreshments of every description for sale on the grounds. Prominent speakers, amuse ments of all kinds. Tho Oamp extends a cordial invitation to all. lieptasoph Picnic. Lotus Oonolave, No. 137, I. O. Hep tasophs will hold its picnio at De- Witt's Park, Wednesday, August »Brd Dancing, base ball, prize oontests and all the asnal picnio amusements will be indulgod in. All Heptasophs are cordially nrged to join in making the ocoasion a socoess by being present to gether with their friends. Through Train to Ocean drove August 24. Reading Kailway will run special train from Williamsport to Ocean Urove on Angust 24, and issue ronnd tiip tiokets.good ten days at low rates Stop-off allowed at Philadelphia re turning. Ronnd trip rate $4.60. Leave Danville 7 :68 a. m. WORKING TOGETHER FOB DITOBCE LAWS Replies of Governors of the States to Governor Pennypaoker's olroalar letter requesting 00-operation in form ing a national commission to oodify the divorce laws make interesting read log as showing the plenary authority in the premises already vested in many of the executive officers. Others must await the aotion of their respective legislatures. As stated several days ago. Governor Pennypaoker lias reoeived replies from the Governor of every State in the Union, and all of them intimate that 00-operation will be willingly extend ed. Several of the forty-four fellow ex ecutives express regret that they are legally nnable to take aotion in person immediately. The Governor of New York has re ferred the matter to a commission on uniformity of legislation wliioli al ready exists in the Empire State. The Governor of West Virginia will appoint delegates to a oonferenoe when ever the time and plaoe shall be nam ed. The matter will be brought to the attention of the New Jersey Legislat ure at the next session. Oonneotiout has a commission like New York's to wliioli the subject will ba referred. The Governor of Vermont has al ready appointed a commission on oon ferenoe. Prank Bucher at Rlvrerslde. Frank Buolier, who eight weeks ago yesterday, was thrown under the oars at Sunbury, and badly injured, has been discharged from the Hospital and is spending a few days at the home of his parents in Riverside. Frank has so far recovered from the elteots of the amputation that he cau get aloug very nioely on orutohes. He is looking very well considering the trying ordeal that he has passed through. The surgeons were able to save the heel and ankle of the foot that was crushed, so that Frank will be able to get aloug through life very well,although it is pretty evident that his days of aotive railroading are over. It is said, however, that as soon as he is able to work a position in another department of the Pennsylvania rail road will be open for hiin.at wliioli he will be able to earn a oomfortable livelihood. Twioe the young railroader was ter ribly lnjored while on duty, while on another oooasion ha escaped instant death by a hair's breadth. It is gratify ing that after suoh experiences he has prospects ahead removed from a life of so muoh peril. Breach of Promise. A summons in assumpsit for breaoh of promise of marriage was filed on Saturday by Olara L. Shaffer, known aB the most beantlful woman iu the township of Washington,Suyder coun ty, against Johu F. Droese, a prosper ous yonug farmer of the same town ship. Damages to the extent of 110,000 are asked. Plaintiff and defendant are each about twenty-four years old. The statement in the case has not yet been filed, but the lawyer for the girl says that the facts, whioh will be affirmed on tho part of tho plaintiff will be more than ordinarily sensa tional. This is the first breach of promise suit to be brought iu Snyder oeunty courts,and for this reason it will elicit intense interest. Immediately follow ing the of this writ a sum mons in trespass for slandor was filed by the same plaintiff against the same defendant, and was served by the sheriff. It Is said that Dreese prossed his suit for the hand of the fair maiden for throe years, introduolug her to his friends and acquaintances as his in tended bride. He even went so far as to ask her father for his permission to wed. Several months ago, Dreese married another woman. P. O. 5. of A. Picnic. DeWitt'a Park next Saturday will be the scene of an interesting ovent in the form of the Annual P. O. S. of A piouio, whioh will be held under the auspioes of the Washington Gamp, No. 667, of Riverside. A very large attendance is expeoted. The members of damp 8(11, of Dan ville, will attend in a body. In addi tion to theso twenty oamps have been invited, oach of whioh will send a delegatiou. Ralph Kisner.Esq. ,of this oity, will lie the orator of the day. Several oth er addresses are being arranged for. Foulk's Orchestra will furnish the music for tho danoing. It will be a. basket pionio and will have all the features that belong to a large and well arranged pionir.. Refreshments will be on sale for all those who do not wish to be encumbered with bask ets. LAST LOW-BATE EXOURBION TO THE SEASHORE. Via Pennsylvania Railroad for the Present Season. The last Pennsylvania Railroad low rate ten-day exonrsion for the present season from Look Haven, Troy, Belle fonte, Williamsport, Mooanaqua, Sun bury, Mt. Oarmel, Shenandoah, Lyk ens. Dauphin, and priuoipal inter mediate stations (including stations on branch roads), to Atlautio Oity, Oape May, Wildwood, Ooean Oity,Sea Isle Oity, Avalon, Anglesea, or Holly Beaoh, will be ran on Thursday, Au gust 24. Exoursion tiokets, good to return by regular trains within ten days, will be sold at very low rates. Tiokets to Atlantio Oity will be sold via the Delaware River Bridgo Route,tho only all rail line, or via Market Street Wharf, Philadelphia. Stop-over can he had at Philadelphia either going or returning,within limit of tioket. For information in regard tospeolflo rates and time of trains consnlt hand bills, or apply to agents, or E. S. Harrar, Division Ticket agent, Will iamsport, Pa Miss Mar Bourne, of Philadelphia, Is the guest of friends in this oity. LAST SAD RITES PERFORMED John G. Hller, a former resident of Danville, whoso death ooonrred at El mira, Wednesday, was oonsigned to the grave in the Episcopal cemetery Satp-day afternoon. The funeral, which was held in Trinity M. E. oliuroh,of wliioli tho deceased was ouo of the original members, was largely attended, among those who assembled to pay their last respects to his mem-, ory being many old time acquaint ances and friends who assooialed with the deoeased when he llvod in tliiß oily. The remains arrived at Danville on the 12 :44 D. L. & W. tiaiu and were met at the station by six Froe Masons, as pall bearers: W. G. Kramer, E. S. Miller and George Maiers of Mahon ing Lodge. No. 51t< and D. S. Bloom, Hngh Pursel and W. H. Ammermau representing Danville Lodge, No. 234, of wliioli the deceased was nearly a life-long member. Tho remains were taken directly to Trinity M. E. church where at 1:80 o'clook services work lield.oouduoted by the pastor, Rev. N. ®. Oleaver. When the funeral left the ohurcli the sky was pretty well overoast. A shower was ooming and the oortoge had scarcely reachod the oeuietery when it began to rain. There was quite a downpour for awhile, but the people remainod in tho carriages un til the rain was over and escaped a Jrenohiug. At the grave the beautiful and im pressive burial rites of the Masonic order wero observod by tho mnmbors of Danville Lodge, No. 224. The funeral was attended by the fol lowing persons from out of town : Mr. and Mrs. Albert S. Hower, of North umberland ; Mr. and Mrs. Edward S. Sterrlok.Mrs. Ruth Roat, Walter Roat, Mrs. Frank Roberts and three chil dren,of Eltuira; Mr.'And Mrs. William Waples, O. G. Van Alen, G. R. Van Alen, Jared Diehl and S. D. Burd, of Northumberland. Prohibition Ticket. The Prohibitionists of Northumber land county, iu convention assembled at Sunbury, have put the following tiokot in the field : For Treasurer-J. H. Smith, Milton. Prothonotary—S. B. Kniss.Herudou. Commissioners K. Mouser, Mo- Ewensville and A. Oampboll, Sliamok iu. Auditors—J. S. Longsdorf, Hern don, and D. F. Houghton, Sunbury. Coroner—W. R. Bridgons, Sudbury. Mine Inspector—F. P. Llewellyn, Shamokin. Delegates to State Convention—J. E. Wolfe, Herndon; Frank Deibler, Smibnry; J. B. Fiable, Watsontown ; A. M. Potter and J. Smith, of Mil ton ; M. B. Baliler, Herndon ; Mioliael Monger, McEwensville ; Rev. Miller, Ellas Klase, Snydertown. Oonnty Ghairniau—John M. (Jald well, Milton. Lived Eight Years. Surrounding the death of Thomas Bronpsi at the Shamnkin and Ooal township ijjlmshonsn Friday, oenters conslderab'e Interest, as his oase is a reoord breaker in the medical world, inasmnoh that he has lived tor the past eight years with a broken back. The broken back was the result of a fall of coal in the minon, whioh atmo t completely oovered him, his head only being exposed. After tho ooal and rock had been removed from him it was found that a largo piooo iiad struck him squarely in tho middle of tho baok, breaking it, and paralyzing hiin from the waist down. He lingered for a time hovering botweon life and death,and finally fully recovered from his other injuries and grew in strength with the exception of tho paralysis of the lower portion of the body. Ho was finally removed to the almshouse, where he has since been continuously confined to his bed, only being moved when a change of bed clothing was neoessary or he was placed on an iu valid's chair. THE TELLOWSTONE PARK, LEWIS AMD OLARK EXPOSITION, AND THE ROOKY MOUNTAIN An Attraotive Fall Tour via Pennsylvania Railroad. The Pennsylvania Railroad Com pany has arranged a speoial personal ly-conducted tonr to visit tlie Pacific Coast, including tlie Yellowstone Park, Portland (for the Lewis and Clark Exposition), and the beantifol resorts among the Colorado Rockies. This tonr will leave Now York, Phil adelphia, Baltimore, Washington, and other oities on the Pennsylvania Rail road Saturday, September 2, by a speoial train of high-grade Pullman equipment. The itinerary will cover a period of three weeks, the party reaching the East on the homeward journey September 22. The spooial train will bo used by the party over the entire route,except during the fivo and one-half days in the Yellowstone Park, when the flue hotels now in ser vice In the Great Preserve will be utilized. The train will be side-track ed in Portland for occopanoy there, aud all mealß en route, except in Ihe Yellowstone Park and in Denver, will be served in the speoial dining car. Rouud-trip tiokets, covering all necessary expenses for twenty-one days,|2oo from all points on the Penn sylvania Railroad except Pittsburgh, from wliiol) the rate will be (IDS. For itineraries and further informa tion apply to tioket agents; C. Studds, Eastern Passer ger Agent, 263 Fifth Avenue.New York; Hugh Hanson,Jr., Passenger Agent Baltimore Distriot, Baltimore, Md. ; B. M. Now hold. Pass enger Agent Snntheastern District, Washington, D. O. ; Thou. E. Watt, Passenger Agent Western District, Pittsburgh, Pa. ;or address Geo. W. Boyd, Goueral Pas-enger Agent, Phil adelphia. Lutheran Reunion at Edgewood Park, August 24th. Aooount of above the Reading Rail way will issue regular exoorsion tick ets to Shamokin. Good traiu service afforded by the use of regular trains.* I FATE OF TREES HAEGJN BALANCE The petition signed by a large num ber of persons asking that the trees along the ourb at West Market street be not disturbed was entertained by the County Commissioners at their meeting last Saturday, but just to what extent the roquestof the citizens may influence tho action of llm above named officials is not c!e..r. „ A concreto pavement along West Market street at the Court House Is deoided upon, the oontraot is award ed. The deoision to put down a con crete pavement oarried with it an order to remove tho troes, which, if permitted to stand, the Commission ers beliove, would make a good job im possible. It is therefore feared that the matter is regarded as settled. One of the Commissioners Saturday, with out stating just what the intention of the Board is in the premises,said they would like to defer to the wishes of the petitioners, although it was very lato to call a halt on tho work as plan ned and contracted foi. The petitioners have not abandoned hope. Tlioy would like to see the Com missioners postpone the removal of the trees as long as possible, hoping that at tlie last "moment some solution may be suggested whereby the trees may be spared. They now suggest that only the poorer of the trees be removed, that every other one for instance be left stand and that in laying the con crete pavement, if flagstone is lui praotioable, provision be made for the growth of the trees by leaving a cir cle uncovered around the roots as Is frequently done in other cities. Back to the Pay Car. ' Experiments now beiug made by the P. li. R., indicate an early retnrn to the Rood old days of tlio pay car and the payment ol employee of monthly wages by oasli instead of hy check. The latter systoui, after a trial of 85 years lias been found to have its dis advantages. and the company is ex perimenting on certain divisions with payments in cash. The objections to the oiieok system are varied. In many instances the em ployes aro remote from the banks up on which their cheoks are drawn, and are put to some inconvenience and ex pense at times in securing tiie money. In other instances employes have ab sented themselves from their work for days, on plea of haviug to get a check cashed. Probably the strongest objection on the part of the company is that tiie i check system tends to the employes frequenting saloons in order to get their checks oashed, By this practice they IO.HO a Miscount and are also prone to fall into habits not at all consistent witli good railroading. Victim is Unable to Talk. The little town of Wiufield, about four miles below Lewisburg, has a mystery. About ten days ago, a well dressed stranger got off the evening train in Winfleld. Ho was accompanied by a young man in a new dark blue suit and a straw hat. The younger of the two was abont twenty years old. Proceeding to tiie Hyman Hotel, the elder man, without registering, socur ed a room foe tiie young man. He paid the bill and remarked that the rateß wero much lower than in New York Oity. He then said that lie was going away on the night train but that the young man's sister would be along in the morning and would make arrangements to stay some time at tiie hotel. The older man left,and nothing was thought of the matter until tho next day whon the sister failed to arrive. Attempts to got information from the strange guest failed in elioiting any answer. Ha seotned to be speeohloss. After repeated questioning, howeyer, he several times answered "yes" and "no." But nothing defiuite oonltl be learned from him. Ho had several dollars in his pockets and this monoy he turned over for his board for the next day or two and tiien indioated that his fnnds wero exhaust ed. No word has buon received from the man who left the yonth and no sister lias as yet made her appearauoe. Noth ing was found about the yoang man in any way to identify him. After re peated efforts to loarn his name, lie finally sucoeoded in writing "Irvin Ronzle," bnt gave no plaoe of resi dence. When shown corn he named it "fin mentum. " Potatoes he called "grum bora." Beyond this he made no effort to talk, but seemed satisfied to sit, gazing into vacanoy. He shows no signs of dementia, but appears to be da/.ed. The hotel keeper is becoming anxi ous about his board bill.anil the town ship authorities fear that apaupor has been unloaded on them. Everyone in town is inn state of perplexity to know how to got rid of the youth. Tiie landlord says lie anuuiit keep him indefinitely• and tiie township authorities say that, as lie has no resi dence them, they are not obliged to take care of him. PROHIBITION STATE CONVENTION. Reduced Rates to Williamsport, via Penn sylvania Railroad. Kor the benefit of tiioso desiriug to attend tiie State Convention of the Prohibition Party, to be held at Will iamsport, Pa., August 22 and 23, the Peniißylvaina Railrnad Oompany will sell excursion tiokets to Williamsport from all stations 011 its lines in the State of Pennsylvania, August 21 and 22, good returning until August 25, inclusive, at rate of single faro for round trip Edward Burger on Duty. Edward Burger, recently of Oata wissa, lias entered npon his dnties as day operator at the Pennsylvania sta tion at South Danville. He Intends lo remove his family to South Dan rllle as soon as lie can prooure a suit able house. It was at South Danville that Mr. Burger learnod the art of telegraphy and his return to that plaoe means tho renewing of mauy pleasant associations. YAyer's This falling of your hair! Stop it, or you will soon be bald. Give your hair some Ayer's Hair Vigor. The fall ing will stop, the hair will Hair Vigor grow, and the scalp will be clean and healthy. Why be satisfied with poor hair when you can make it rich? "My hair nearly all came out. I then tried Ayer's Hair and only one bottle stopped tbe falling- New hair came In real thick and lust a little curly." —MRH. L. M. SMITH, Saratoga, N. Y. flil.oo a bottle. J. o. atir co., ■HMaSKiMHHaB for Thick Hair CAPTAIN GROOME WANTS VETERANS Old Soldiers and Sailors Olver Preference on Appointing State Policemen. Applicants with military or navj experience will be given preferenci over all others by Captain John O Grootuo In the appointment on the State police foroe, of which he is tin superintendent. Each person applyiu; for appointment on the foroe will bi required to furnish a written state meut as to whether lie has had suol experience and much other informs tiou ahont himself. A blank was mailed by Oaptaii Groome to every applioant, who ii asked to return it with his name am address,age and height,place of birth, whether he is a citizen of the Unite* States, occupation, married or single and his previous military ornavnlser vice. After the captain obtains tliii information he will appoint medioa ollicers to examine the applicants anc begiu recruiting the force. No applicant will be oonsiderod whose height iB loss than flvo feet, si: Inches without shoes. Each applicau will be required to pass a mental aui physical examination, to be a citizei of the United Statos, of sound con stitation. able to ride, of good moral character and betweon the agos of 3( and 40 years. Captain (iroome has deoidod to defei the announcement of the appointment of his deputy and four captains until after he has oousultod with Uoverno Pctunypaclier.who is still at Schwenks ville and will not return to Harris burg before next Uonday. The pros peots now are that the State Polioi force will not be organized, equippec and ready for duty tor at least tlirei months. James Marks, Esq., of Pittsburg, i visiting relatives in this oity. CHICHESTER'S ENGLISH PENNYROYAL PILLS %.. z Naff. Always reliable. LadlN, auk Drnffßlßt foi CHICUBNTRBN ENVLINH In Red and CJold metallic boxes, waled with blue ribbon, Take no other. KeAaae dangerous Mub«tl< tutlonn and Imitation*. Buy of your Druggist, or send If. In stamps for Particular-*, Testi monial* and " Kellef for Ijadlea," in Utter, a return Mall. 10.000 Testimonials. Hold by Druggist*. OHIOBBSTBR CHEMICAL GO. •10# HadUon Nquare, PHILi., TA» Muttsn lUi WM. KASE WEST. ATTORN EY-AT-LAW, n*. SSO MILL STRBBT, O AN Vll. LB. CHARLES CHALFANT. ATTORNEY-AT-LAW, n*. 110 MILL STREBT, DANVILLE WILLIAM L. SIDLER. AnORNEY.AT.LAK, COI RILL AND RAREET STREETS, •ANVILLE. BEST FOR THE BOWELS | If you havon't a regular, healthy movAmnnt of tho | bowola everyday, you'ro 111 or will bo. Keep your bowels onen, and bo woll. Forco, In tho shape of i violent physic or pill poison, Is dangemuH. The smoothest, easiest, most porfect way of keeping the bowels clear and cloan Is to take EAT 'EM LIKE CANDY Pleasant, Palatable, Potent, Taste Oood, Do Good, Never Sicken, Weakon or Gripe; 10. 25 and 60 cents per box. Write for freo samplo, and hook let on health. Address 433 Sterling Remedy Company, Chicago or New York. KEEP YOUR BLOOD CLEAN i 1 4 > Send model, sketch or photo of Invention lor < 1 < ► free report on patentAbllity. For free book, < 1 First Class Coal Lowest Prices In town Thos. A. Schott G. SHOOP HUNT. MESCBIPTION MUBUST, Opposite Opera Houae. DANVILLE, • . fENN'A THOMAS C. WELCH. ATTORNEY-AT-LAW. District Attorney of Moatni O—» Ik 107 MILL STBBBT, DANVILLE. I Patronize C. AMESBURY, Best Coal In Town. Taka your prescriptions te ROSSMAN & SON'S PHARMACY, 146 MILL STREET, DANVILLE, PA, ' Two K*|lit«r«4 Pharmacists in par* Froth Draft and full ilna of Fataat i Medicines and 112 nndrle* VINI 01OAB& «OOD COLD SODA. : J. J.BROWN.M.D. i THE E7E A SPECIALTY Eye «Bted, treated and fitted with rliipbcs. No .Sunday Work. I 311 Market St;. - - Bloomsbort. Pa Hours—lo a. m.to sp. in. ; DR. J. SWEISFORT, I DENTIST. Uses ODONTUNDER for tiie painless ex traction of teeth. Dentistry in all its branches and all work guar i anteed. CHARGES REDUCED. Opposite Opera Houae, Danville. Philadelphia and Reading Railway IN BSFFKOT JUNE 2ne, IW6, I TRAINS LKAVH UAM Vlia,d , For Philadelphia 7.68,11.26 a. m.and 1,86 For New York 7 S3. 11:23 a. ra. and LH p. * For Catawlssa I 1:28 a. m.and 6:81 p. m. I For Bloomsburg 11:23 a. m. »nd 8.86 P. IA For Milton 7:68 a. m., and 8:66 p, m For WilllainHport 7:58 a. m., and 111 p. n TKAINH FOR DANVILLE. Leave Philadelphia 10:21 a. ra. Leave Wllliainaport 10:00 a. ui„ 4:80 p. m Leave Milton 10.57 a. m., 5.19 p. ra. Leave Bioomsburg 7:37 a. m., 8,33 p. m. Leave Catawlssa 7:40 a. m.. 3:86 p. m. A rant express train from Reading TeTMth r. K Uadelpbia to New York avary boar Iras 7.00 a. m.to 7.0H p. m. Same service ratara lng. ATLANTIC CITY R. F From Chestnut Htreet Ferry. For South Street soe l'i metafiles W KKKDAYB. ATLANTIC CITY-6.00 a. m. Exp.; o.ooa. m, Lcl.; i'.OO a. in. Kxp. 11.20 a. m. Exp. I.OU p. m. Kxp. (Saturday only) 2.00 p. m. Exp. 4.00 p in. Exp. HO minutes. 4.30 p. m, Exp. 6.00 p. tu. Exp.oo minutes. 6.10 pm Lcl. 6.40p mKxp. 7.16 p m Kxp. CAPE MA Y—8.60 a. ni. Exp. 1.40 p. m. Eap. (Saturday only.) 4.16 p. m Exp. 90minutes. 5.40 p. m. Lei. OCEAN CITY-8.40 a. m. Exp. 8.60 a ra. Lcl. 1.40 p. in. Exp. (Saturday only. 4.20 p. m. Eip. p. m JjCI. HE A ISLE CITY.—B.SO a.m. Lcl. 1.40 p.m. Saturday only. 4.20 p. in. Kxp. HUNDAYS ATLANTIC CITY.—O.OO a. m. Lcl. 7.80 a. m. VI Exc. 8.00 a. in. Exp. 9,00 a. m Exp. 10.00 a. m. Kxp. 6.00 pin Lcl. 7.15 p m Exp. CAPE MAY—7.BO a. m. «1 Exc. 8.00: a DP. Lcl 8.45 a m Exp. 6.00 p m Lcl. OCEAN CITY and SKA ISLE CITY—7.3O m. $1 Exc. 0.16 a. m. Exp. 6 00 p. m. Lcl. Detailed time tables at ttcaat oflloea 191b and Chestnut Streets, 834 Cheetnnt Hirnit 884 Chestnut Htreet, 1000 Chestnut Street, Houth 3d Htreet, 8902 Market Htreet and al tions. Union Transfer Company will eati fo check baggage from hotels and residancoa A. T. DICK. KDHON J. WKKK 8, oen'l. Snpt. (ien'l. Passr. A « T ACKAWANNA RAILROAD. U BLOOMSB URG DIVISION WEST. A. M. A. M. A. M. P. . New York lv 200 .... 10 00 140 P. M. Hcranlon...* ...ar 017 ... 150 P. M. Buffalo.... lv 11 80 245 A. M. Hcranton .. ar 658 10 U6 A. M. A. M. P. M. P. M Scranton ....Ivt«B6 *lO 10 fl 65 '8 85 Helievue Taylor... 844 10 17 *OB 014 Lackawanna 850 10 24 2to 050 Daryea 853 10 28 118 068 Plttston.. 868 10 83 217 867 Husijuehanua Ave 701 10 37 218 860 West Plttston 706 10 41 128 703 Wyoming.... 710 10 40 227 707 Forty Fort ..... 281 .... Bennett 717 10 62 234 714 Kingston ar 724 10 60 240 720 Wilkes-Barre ar 740 11 10 260 780 Wilkes-Barre lv 710 10 40 800 710 Kingston lv 724 10 60 240 720 Plymouth Juno ..... .... • Plymouth 736 11 06 248 780 Nantiooke 748 11 18 86k 7:87 H unlock s 740 1110 80s 748 Hhlckshlnny 801 1181 820 768 Hicks Ferry 811 fll *8 MM fIUH Beach Haven 810 11 48 887 800 Berwick 827 11 64 844 817 Brlarcreek f8 82 f8 50 . .. Willow (Jrove f8 86 (b 54 f8 84 Lime Kldge 840 fl2 00 868 (8 28 Kspy 840 12 16 408 884 Bloomsburg * 868 12 22 4IS 840 Rupert 367 12 26 416 846 Caiawlssa 902 12 82 412 850 Danville 916 18 44 418 006 Carauron 824 71267 448 Northumhar'd ar » Sh 110 466 080 M.ABJ M A M Nortmmbcr I'. # o4s* fIOOO til* *686 Damsron 867 (2 01 1 Danville 7 07 10 lit 7 1: 648 Cal-awisHii 721 1082 2AU 668 Rupert 728 10 37 221 801 K|v>omshurg 788 10 41 2 006 Espy 788 10 48 24< 814 Lime Kidge 744 (10 64 f2 4a A 20* Wl.low Drove.. f7 48 (2 60 itrlsrTcelr 762 ..... FL 68 18 27.' Berwick 767 11 06 i <*a 0 841 ikwii Haven *O6 (1112 aO4 046 II lck« Ferry 811 (1117 lis* 847 Shlckshlnuy ...... b22 1181 82b lb 60> Hunlock's 83 t ,i (7 00 Nanticoke 88 1144 498 116 A vondaie 841 ■l2 722 Plymouth *46 1168 JJ7 ,7 80 Plymouth June 847 .... 852 «... Kingston ar 856 11 60 «.« 780 Wilkes-Barre ar 910 12 10 •IO 750 Wilkes ISarr* lv 840 11 40 7» Kingston.... lv 856 1160 <BO 780 Luxerne 858 al2 02 *0" .7 42 Forty Fort f9 00 ..... 4«7 ..... Wyoming 806 18 08 412 .7 48 Weet Plttston. 910 ..... 417 7» Susquehanna Ave ... 818 12 14 IMI 76# Plttston .. *1» "M.; 4 001 Duryea 4 T»l* Lackawanna JJ jg 4 B*4 810 Taylor 4*l 817 Bellpvue • «•• Horanton.... ar * Buffalo »i .... 760 700 AM P 61 I* M KM Scranton lv 10.20 rX4O |8 «6 *2 P. M. P. M P.* A. K New York ar :< 80 5 04. 716 880 •Daily, IDally except Sunday. Htops on signal or on notioe u> uouJaui.i', n« Htops on signal to lake on paaseagnra tor New York, Blnghainton and polnta west. T. K.CLAHKK T. W. LJtK. lien. Hu per in tendon t. Wen.