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VOL. LXxVI. TIE HEW TRESPASS LAW The new trespass law in addition to protecting farmcu and property own ers generally against intruders, is far rMohing In Ita provisions. It prohibits the march iug of strikers and plaoiiiß of piekets on the lauds owned by die ooal companies. It also enables those who have amusement parks to keep ont intruders, or trespassers, as has been verified in the arrests already Bade. The flues oolleoted under this aot revert to the soliool fund of tho city, borough or township wherein the law ii violated and It will be well for the soltool boards to keep au eye on the violators, as the law Is so exact ing in its nature that a person is only safe from arrest when walking ou the highway. Here Is the law as on the alatute hooka: r Section 1. Be iteuactnd, etc.. That from aud after the passage ot this act, itgballbe unlawful for any person vHftfoly to enter upon any land,with in the limits of this ooramouwealth, where the owner or owners of said land has caused to be prominently posted upon said land printed notioes that the said laud is private property, and warning all persons from trespass ing thereon, uuder the penalties iu this aot. Section 2. Every person violating the provisions of this aot shall be li able to a penalty of uot exoeedlug ten dollars, together with the oosts of pro ssoutiou, to be recovered before auy magistrate or justice of the peaoo, as fines and penalties are by law recover able; aud iu default of said fines and ooata,the party convicted shall be com mitted to the county jail of the proper oonnty, for oue day for each dollar of Hoe Imposed. Seotion 8. All penalties rooovered nnder this aot shall be paid to the aoliool fund ot the district in wliioli the trespass was committed. Working at a Dizzy Height. Peter J. Keefer, Superintendent of Water Works and Superintendent of Sewers, who has turned his hand to ■moke ataok repairs, has made excell ent progress in soaßoldiug the big chimney at the Water Works, satis faotorily demonstrating that he is %aits at muoli at home a hundred feet or ao above aa he is battling With oonditlons in the deep sewer treneliea. Aa described In these oolamns Tues day morning in.aoaffoldlng the itaok Mr. Keefer found himself op against a pretty stiff proposition. All the lumber ueeded]l>ad;to,be drawn op on the Water Works at the western end by rope and taokle and oarried over tbe roof to the base of the stack. Notwithstanding by Tuesday night the scaffold was piaoticully complet ed, Yesterday morning some finishing tooolies were pot on, when everything was ready to begin the rebuilding. At one ooruer of the scaffold an improvis ed ladder exteuds from the roof ot tho Water Works to the ' k top of tlio staok. while on top a temporary hoist is fixed op with rope and pulley blocks instal led to be used iu raising brick and mortar. A good maiiy persons yesterday paus ed to view tiie busy workmen, who seemed to niovo about with the great est freedom at the great elevation, Mr. Keefer himself at all times going ahead and steppiug into plaoes that none but the mostjcool-headed and ex perienoed oould occupy without losing their balanoe. The iron plate on put to gether In seotious and was easily tak en apart and removed, after whloh the work on the briok work hegau. mysterious Death at Jameson City Eugene Potter, aged 28 years, wan found dead Saturday morning in a pood at Jamesou Oity,having drowned sometime daring tlio nigl.t previous. A great deal of mystery surrounds tho case. Potter was the boss of a gang ol men who were engaged in cleaning 00l the pond, which Is to be used as a place for the storage of water, and be* together with a companion, lived in a camp near their work. Friday night two straugers appear ed in the camp and asked for lodging, bot Potter was compelled to refuse their request on account of lack of room. He offered, however, to row them to the other side of the poud. Boon after their departure from camp Potter's companion retired and, goiug to aleep.did not miss Potter until Sat urday morning. Not finding him iu oamp he instituted a aearoh. He soon found the boat turned bottom side up. and the body of Potter was nearby. He was drowned and had beeu dead aome time. # The two strangers left uo traoo be hind them, aud have not been neeu by anyone since leaving the camp Friday night. Potter was an excellent swim mer and, under ordinary oircoint-tan ces, would have beeu well able to take care of himself in the water. Mitchell Seeks Converts Only. "Are you union men?" asked Presi dent John Mitchell, addressing 2000 mine workers outdoors iu the rain at Bseter recently. "Yon bet we arol" came the re sponse, with a roar. "Then there's no use of my speak ing, under theae conditions, to men so strong in the faith. Get a meeting of non-nniou men, and I'll come down again." The orowd oheering and satisfied, dispersed. CLAIMED _B Y DEATH Elliott Morgan Pegg.son of Mr. and Mrs. Kobort J. Pegg, Bloom street, depnrtod this life about ft:3o o'alouk yesterday morning. It was not gen erally kuowu that the youug man was ill and the news of Ills sudden demise fell on the community with most stun ning effect. Elliott Morgan Pegg was ono ot the young men of Danville that our citi zens have pointed to with pride. Gift ed intellectually,studious. Industrious and anxious to succeed, he was at .the same time helpful and devoted to his pareuts, a stranger to indulgence and auy form of vice and one who all uu consciously stood as a model iu the community. Tile deceased was 22 years of age, praotioally all his life being spent iu Dauville. He was a graduate of the High School olass of 1900 aud graduat ed with honors. In a competitive ex amination the same year lie wou the appointment from thiß district to the Naval Academy at Aunapoliß. He graduated as midshipman during the present year, but resigned owiug to defective eyesight. He spent the piesent summer at the home of his parents iu this city. Dur iug this time lie was tho almost in separable companion of his mother, who is au invalid, and the care aud devotion wliioli he bestowed upon her iu her helpless Btate was a most beauti ful and striking Illustration ot filial love and an exalted sense of duty. The cause of death was appendioitis. Morgan was taken ill last Saturday. The disease was in au acute form, wliioli inado the outcome very doubt ful from the start. His sufferings were iuteuse at times, but on Thursday eveniug the tidings went ont that he was some better,a olrcumstanoe, wliioli made the nows of liis death yesterday moruing all the more ot a surprise aud a shock. Besides his pareuts Morgan is sur vived by a sister, Mine Edith Pegg, and an elder brother, Or. W. Austin Pegg, of Soutli Dakota, who was at the bedside of Ills brother during his fatal illness. Everywhere yesterday could be heard expressions of the doep est sorrow and of sympathy for the bereaved parentß and the surviving brother and sister. First Days bxamlnrtlon. The examination of non-iestdent and other pnplls for admission Into the Boroogh schools began In the High Sahool yestorday. There were twenty iu the olass in cluding four from the rural districts who sought admission into the High Soliool under the new law approved Maroh 18. 1905. Included in the re mainder were a number of ohildreu whose parents have moved into town since the olosiug of schools last spring and who therefore, havo to stand au examination ill order to show for what grade they are qualified. Among oth ers were two who failed to pass last spring and were given another op portunity to reveal what they could do. Tlio result of the examination suffices to show that tho High School will not be filled to overflowing with country pupils as the effect of the new law,al though tlio result is not so oertain as to the year following. Of the four rural pupils examined fm the High School only two passed and those had taken spooial instruc tion during the summer. Tho bulk of the pupils from the country havo the High Soliool in viow tor next season and are quite ooutent togo into the grammar school this yoar, working their way op. The examination will continue today. Professor J. W. Taylor of Donald son, the new principal of the High School, is in town auil will meet with the Sahool Board iu speoial session to night whan a change of toxt books relating to Latin will lie considered. Castle Qrove Fine Daries. The famous dairy at Oastle Grove, which has built up suoli a line patrou age in Danville, aooordlng to all ac counts, will soou be a thing of the past. Preparations are being made to sell off all the live stock along with the farmiug implements, after whiah the farms will either be routed out or sold. It was thought at first that the sale would tie held duiing the later pait of September but It uow looks as though it would be impossible to get ready before October. The dairy consists of ninety niiloh cows, all Jerseys or Ald erneys aud all registered stock. These, along with fifteen young cattle, will be sold at public Bale. The oatalogue of those valuable cattle required iu connection with the sale is not prepar ed in a day aud It is tiie work involv ed in gettiug it out that IB holding baok the sale. The milk produoed by the bloodod stock of Oastle Grove dairies in point of rioliuess as well as of purity can never bo excelled. It has proven an object lesson to our oitizeus to show wl.at milk and cream should be like iu oriloi to come up to the best stand ard. Tho news that the dairy has but a short time to flourish is received about town with a good deal of regret. A. R. Whitelook, piesent Superin tendent of Oaatle Grove Farms, has tendered his resignation and will ro turn to Ills home in Ontario, Oauada, where ho will embark upon farming on his own aocount. Roosevelt is "first in peace"—aud tliat'a enough for the present. •TUDOD BT7T TO TBUTH, TO ■ ABB L4W-VO VATOB BWATB TO ARB V* HUI MALI iWE" DANVILLE, MONTOUR COUNTY, PA., FRIDAY, AUGUST 26, 1905. COST OF PAVING ON MILL STREET Borough Eugineer Qeroge F. Keefer last evening submitted to Oounoil a final report relative to the oost of pav ing Mill street from the southern build ing lino of Front street to the north ern line of Oeuter street. The oost of the pavement according to torms of contraot is as follows: 108DS square yards paving at $2.17, (22,553.81. 5235% lineal feet ouib at AO cents, (3141.80. Total oost, (25,694.11 Borough's share, of (25f1U1.11, (8564.70. Propertv owner's share, (17,129.41. The prioe per lineal foot charged to property owuers Is (4,07. Ou motion of Mr. Vastine it was ordered that the report bo referred to tho Oommittee on Streets and Bridges, they to act Iu ooujuuetion with the Borough Solicitor. Jodgo Kooh, of Pottßville, and W. K. Pascoe were before Ooonoil iu tlio interest of needed improvements on A street. Botli Judge Koch aud Mr. Pascoe lndioated their willingness to baild walls and establish grades that will meet the approval of both prop erty owners and Oonuoil and to begin work at onoe. All the; asked was that the Boroogh Surveyor indicate by plaaiug stakes in the ground the speci fic points and the levels required in grading and locating walls They al so asked that the Borough enact an ordinance requiring property owners to put down gutters on A streot where suoh shall be :equired when suitable walls are built. Judge Kooh indicat ed his willingness to sign the agree ment requirod by Council to release it after establishing a compromise grade to meet the difficulties 011 A street. Judge Kooh declared that the trolley coinpauy is perfectly willing to do Its full duty In the premises and there seems to be 110 doubt now but that everything will be fixed up satis factorily in a short time. Peter KeUßteruiaoher appeared be fore Oouuoil asking damages iu tlio snme of one hundred dollars for the change of giade on Mill street causod by putting down the pavement. He said the new pavement Is on u level with his door sill and that the wood work of his poroh floor Is virtually under ground. He stated that if set tlement were made at onoe he would aooept one hundred dollars. He, how ever, regarded his loas as one of five hundred dollar* and stated that if he went obliged to have recourse to law he would bring aotion for that amount. On motion of Mr. MagiU the mat ter was referred to the Oommitteo on Streets and Bridges. Mr. Vastino explained that J. V. Qillaspy also considers his property badly damaged by the change of grade, but bad proposed a compromise,agree ing to do all else required if. the Bor ough would raise his building. Oil mot on of Mr. Goeser Mr. Gillaspy's proposition was also referred to tho Committee on Streets and Bridges, they to consider tbe matter aud to re port at the next meeting. Ou motion of Mr. Dietz it was or dered that thOHfl property owners whom* waste water drains Into Bliz zard's Kan be ordered to eouneot with the public sower at onoe. Some six or eight parties were named who are still polluting Blizzard's Run. P. J. Keefer was re-eleoted Super intendent of Water Works and Super intendent of Sewers without opposi tion last niftlit. Jaoob Byerly and Edward Bell were re-elected as Engineers at the Water Works for the eußuing year. Edward Wertmau and George Hul lihen were re-eleoted as Firemen. The following members were pres ent : Gibson, Dietrioh, Jacobs, Goes er, Dietz, Fensterniaoher, Boyer, Reif suydor, Hughes, Vastine and Magill. The following bills wore approved for payment: BOROUGH DEPARTMENT. Regular Employos $116.00 Harry B. Pattou 30.00 Labor ou Sewer Extonsiou 4.US S. J. Weill ver 20. «R Labor and Hauling <10.38 Boyer Bros 1.50 WATER DEPARTMENT. Regular Employes 1144.80 Labor at Water Works 9.00 Franklin Boyer... 89.00 P. H. Foust 101.80 Locomotive Leaves the Track. A locomotive was derailed at the switoh just above the pumping station at South Danville yesterday morning, which caused a ripple of excitement In that otherwise quiet louality. The looomotivo WBB No. 1717, whloh was just being brought away from the shops at Sunbury. It was in charge of an engineer of Nesoopeok, who had just taken a disabled engine to Sun bury for repairs. He was not familiar with tho road at South Danville and at tiie safety or throw-off switch the englue left the track. It was a bad derailment and after several futile attompts to get the big mass of iron back on the rails the wreok train was called out. The lat ter reaohed South Danville In a short time and after a brief effort suooeeded In getting the engine baok on the rails. Stricken by Paralysis. Mrs. Elizabeth Oook, widow of the lato Enoch Oook, is lying very ill at the home of her son, Millard Oook, Upper Mulberry street, aB the result uf a stroke of paralysis sustained last week. Her lett side la disabled. THE TRI COUNTY FARM' PICNIC A committee consisting ot George Leighow, James Sliultz, Jaoob Shalt?., John Ooloman, Samuel Scott and Mi olieal Breckbill met in the grand jury room Saturday to make arrangemento for a repetition of the Farmers' Tri- Gounty Picnic, wliioli was booked for the 12th lust., but wliioli was badly marred by the rainy weather that day. The plan to repeat the picnlo in De- Witt's Park on Satnrday, September 2ud was approved by the oommittee. Hon. William T. Greasy is expeoted to make an address and the entire pro gram inoluding a contest at quoits,ar ranged for the fiist date, will be re peated at the plcnio. Metherell's orchestra will furnish the muslo aud the young people of the farm will enjoy dauoing in the tlue pavilion during the afternoon and evening, for it was emphatically stat ed Saturday that the picnic would not break up at five or six o'clock as many supposed. The farmer and liis family are often obliged by stress of ciroum stauoos to labor ontil dark or later and the oomiug pionlc will demonstrate that tho people of the farm enjoy plea sure aud recreation quite as much a work aud when having a good time they should not be expeoted to quit any earlier tliau when hustling around the farm. The outing will be distinctively a farmers' pionic aud a general invita tion is oxteuded to the publlo cover lug tho throe counties of Montour, Northumberland aud Oolumbia. The farmers have many friends in town aud to these a oordial invitation is al so oxtended. It was explained by the committee that no limit whatever would be sot aud that auy well dis posed persons whether of the oountiy or town, who chose to pack a basket and oomo to the picnic would find a warm weloome. A Series of Amusing Contests. The Heptasoph picnic whioh was held at DeWitt's Park yesterday after noon, brought out one of the largest crowds that has assembled at that popular rosort tliis season. Seven two horse liaoks were kept busy plying backward and forward daring the day and for several hoars in the afternoon they proved utterly inadequate to haul the crowds. The number of people present was variously estimated at from 1300 to 2000 persona. Dr. DeWltt wlio is pretty good authority on crowds.aaid that In hia opinion there were over 1600 people at the Park. In evory respect the picnio was a socoess. The weather was delightful, and there were no serions acoidents to mar the pleasure. Danolng was well patronized during the afternoon and evening. The game of baso ball betwooo the merchants of town and the moulders of the Danville Stove and Manufactur ing Company was tho principal attrac tion daring the afternoon. Tho con test was a rather one-sided one, how ever, the Boore being 11 to 1 in favor of the merchants. In addition to base ball a sarles of minor oontosts were pulled off whioli provod very atunslng. Tho results were as follows: Wheelbarrow raoe—Lou Uething Ist; Miss Lehman 2nd; Mrs. Moody and Mrs. HUnger, tie, on 3rd. Nail driving coutett —Mrs. Nowtou Pursel, Ist; Miss Clara Smith, 2nd; Mrs. Frank Burgner, 3rd. Foot rao», 100 yards,—Harry Walker Ist; Frank Stetler, and; Art Walker, 3rd. Iu the abovo raoos the first prize was $1.00; seoobil prize, 70 oents; third prize, SO oents. In the boys' bag raoe Frank Hickey oame in first; Carl Murray 2nd, aud James Hickey 3rd. Iu this raoe the money was 75 cents, CO oents and 25 oents. The most amusing oontest was that in which all the boyß who were en tered took off their shoes aud plaoed them ou a heap. Some one then shuffl ed the foot wear nutll no une shoe was anywhere near its mate. The trick was for the boys to show whioli could find liia shoes, put them on and laoe them first. The houor fell to Martin Styors and he reoeived a watch for liia pains. Charles Kounsley won oat in the Cracker oontest. The triok was to see wiio could devour six crackers in the qniokest time. Child Dies Hrom Scalding. Donald John Green, tho lqfant son of Ur. anil Mrs. Charles Green, Fact ory street. who was so severely soald ed Monday, died yesterday morning at 3 o'clock from the offeotß of his in juries. Tho ratal ending of the nnfortnnate affair was totally unexpected. The oliild seemed to be recovering although nnable to The aooldont occnrreil Monday noon and It was not nntil Tuesday evening about 8 o'olook that anintorrnpted Bleep came to the oliild ; bat tills only lasted for two hontt. At 12:30 o'clock yesterday morning he was taken with convulsions which lasted nntil his death. The fnneral will take place from the home of the parents, Friday afternoon at 3 o'olook. Interment will be made in Falrview cemotery. The sympathy of the entire natiou goes out tfl New Orleaus.and the hope Is universal that the plagne will soon be stayed. SLIGHT CHANGE . IN TEXT BOOKS This is the last week of vacation. Gn Monday next, the 28tli itißl., the public schools if the Borough will open. The usual joiut meeting of teachers and directois to considor the question of text books will this year bo omitted so far as the giades are oonoerned. For the first time in years It happens that no oliange is coutomplated ill any of the series of books used bidow the High Soliool. Iu the latter oourse the only subjeot in wliioli a change of books may take place is lauguage, wliioli is taught by the principal. The law, therefore, does not requ're the usual joiut mooting, wliioli brings to gether pretty much the whole oorps of teachers and the board of dirootors. The new principal of the High Soliool, Prof. J. W. Taylor, of Donaldson, Sohuylkill county, is expected to ar rive iu Danville today aud he will meet with the School Board in spooial session duriug the present week to give his views of the contemplated cliango of book. The examination of non-resident pupils for admission into the Dauville publlo sohools will begin in the High Sohool room tomorrow. The result of this examination will be watched with considerable interest, as it will reveal what proportion of the pupils from the rural distriots after atteudiug the oouutry schools are qualified to euter the Borough Higli School and there fore becomo beneficiaries under the new law of Mareli lfl, 1905, which permits children residing iu dißtriots iu wliioh there is no high school to attend in some other distriot. It is thought by some that comparatively few will be fooud to oome up to the standard aud that at leaßt a vear of preparation in the grammar grade will be required. In this evout, of oourse, tlioro will be au nuusual crowding in the High Sohool. Relating to Soldiers' Honument. Editor of the lutelligouoor: The committee engaged in soliciting for the Soldiers' Monument »re work ing hard. Theii work it is true, Is pot uniformly encouraging, but only in one instance, thoy state, have they met with a flat retusal oaloulated to oil ill their enthusiasm and weaken ed their confidence any in publlo gratitude and patriotism. The solicit ors, however, are uot ashamed of tlio work In whloh they volunteered and a single rebuff has no effect. A great writer lira said that nothing is moro detestable than ail ungrateful man, bat fortunately the solicitors havo not found ingratitude a predom inating quality among the rauk and file of oar townspeople, who stand as a type of the bruad-healted, liboral American public. The solicitors meet with much on oourageniont. The proposition to erect a monument is genorally approved. No one blossed with a spark of Christ ian charity would dare suggest that thoso who aro laboring to erect a suit able memorial have gone into tho work with anything other than the purest motives, belioving their offoits are due the inon who gave their lives for the blessings that we now enjoy. There are many kind words for them and subscriptions that aro generally in keeping with the circumstances of those who subscribe. Thero are, however, a few discour agements. It is unfortunate indeed that the solicitors should be obliged to meet suoh remarks as "Tho Soldiers want it all," "Call again," "I'll see you at some future time." &o. Those men who have so earnestly entered in to tho work should not be turned down. This is not a mattor sprang npou us suddenly. It has been talked of from the rostrum by tho most eloquent and best meu iu the com munitv. It has been dwelt upon iu the newspapers ful' months or years past. As one, therefore, who is not a mem ber of the Committee or iileutifiod with the project in any way oxoept as a contributor we would appeal to our people: "Whatever you desire to give toward erecting this monument give at onoe. If the solicitor') have not reachod yon goto them and ont of the fullness of a grateful heart make a liberal offering to this worthy causo. " Worknan's Eye Badly Burned. Kdward Dietz, Chambers street, is suffering from the elTeots of a bad burn in his right eye sustaiued last Friday while employed at the squeez or at the Danville Kolling Mill. A pieoe of steel about half the size of a pea, red hot, lodged In the corner of the eye under the eye lid, hurtling tho tissue very badly and cutting the eye ball. Dr. Newbuker was called, who ex t tracted the steel and treated theinjor- I «d eye. Yesterday the patient was re- I 1 ported as doing fairly well. Tho in _ had nearly disappeared,al though it will take some time longer ' to determine ju»t what the effect of j the injury may he. 1 Runaway Indian Boy Captured. I Two runaway Indian hoy* from the 9 Carlisle Indian *oho.d wore otpinred I at Hairisbnrg by Chief of Poltee Duru ' haugh Htior n lively i base on the West Side. The boys who gave their names an Kdgar Onrry and Harrison Huddle, II said that they hail followed the < iious n thore from Carlisle. Cliiet Durnbangh ii uotifiod the authorities at the Indian bChool. PALL HEARER SUS ! TAINS BROKEN LEG | Tho two horses attneheu to the ha rounlio containing the pall bearers ran »««) while returning from Elliott j Morgau Fogg's funeral Monday after noon and a* a result Guy Mowory sus tained a broken leg and the vehicle was rendered well nigh a wreek. Die horses aud carriage bolongod to Frank Fry and were ill charge of a driver furnished by the liveryman. The foaui was very rostive from the start. The voliiclo was not equipped with a biake aud the horses were much averso to holding baek. They caused some trouble iu decending the hill iu tho cemetery on the homeward drive. Tho driver, however, managed to oou trol the team until a point was reach ed on Rtooui street opposite the manse of tho Grove Presbyterian oliorch, when the horses began to run and de scended the hill at a terrific rate of speeil. The driver managed to guide theui aright, threading tho way with out accident among tho other vehicles that were returning from the funeral. Before reaching the railroad crossing the driver hoping to clieok the run away horses turned them iuto tho old oemetery. This did noMielp matters any aud the toam was dashing over the uueveu surface when the driver throw the linos out and jumped. Each of the young men acting on tho im pulse of the monieut followed suit. A couple of thnu lit ou thoir feet aud escaped injury; others were thrown to tho ground prettv violently aud sus tained bruises of more or losb severity. Guy Mowroy, however, was the most unfortunate. Iu jumping he struck a sharp declivity, with tho result that Ills right leg was doublod up uuder his weight iu auoli a manner as to cause a bad fracture. The team ran out ilio alloy at the foot of tlio aemetery where it WHS caught. Mr. Mowrey was carried iu to a dwelling nearby where lie was at tended by Dr. S.Y. Thompson. Both bones of the leg wore broken and bad ly crushed midway between tlio knee and ankle. The fracture was reduced by Dr. Thompson assisted by Dr. 0 Shultz Later accompanied by Dr. Shultz the injured man was takou to Ills home near Orovania on a trolley car. The top of the barouche is almost a total wreck caused by striking the overhangiug branohes of the trees on Klomu street, during the rnnaway. Old Base Ball Player Here. A great many Danville people have had, during the past several days, the pleasure of greeting an old friend in the person of William Hoffnor, one time first baseman oil the Danville base ball team aud an "Old Timer" on the diamond in this state. Mr. Hoffnor played his Inst season with the looal team fifteen years ago when Danvillo was In the Pennsyl vania Slate League. Duriug his last summer in Danville he oovored first base and was one ot the star all-around players of the aggregation. Mr. I loll ner's best work on tho local dia mond, however, was done in the sum mer of 'H9, when the Danville team, under the management of Josso Shan non,anil with the subjoot of this sketch as the star twirler, played and beat tho best teams in the Slate. Mr. Ilolfner is at present located at Perth Amboy, Now Jersey, where ho went four years ago to play ball. Sinoe then he lias gone into business in that city, boiug connected with tho roal estate and insurance firm, Bishop & Company. Since leaving Danville Mr. Hoffner has not deserted the diamond for a longer time than was necessitated by the chaugo of seasons Only last sum mer he was manager aud first baseman of the Perth Aaiboy team, aud this year he played iu the field on the team from that place Submitted to Regulation Test. The dynamo at (ho Borough light plant Monday «a< submitted to a regulation test to determine whothcr it was mooting all the roquiieinonts of an up-to-date pi nil t. The test was made under the direction of A. M. Lang, a representative ol the Wairen Eleotrio Manufacturing Company, of Sandusky, Ohio,by which tho dynamo was installed. The test was made with water rheo stat, and *as full nf interest. Throe barrels were placed side by side filled with water, which is one of tho best of conductors. Into one of tho barrels the enrrout was conducted by an ordi nary wire and each of the barrels was connected by a similar wire, whiah pouetratod the wator. Tho resistance otlere.l by the water In the barrels as arranged was equivalent to tho load carried on the streot system. The test showed that tiie dynamo Is In first class order anil capable of do ing its work very nicely. Tho result sullioed to indioafe that there is moro or less grounding throughout the street system where the limbs of trees ooino iu contact witli tho wires ami by oth er moans. All that remains now is to locate and obviate this grounding and the municipal plant will bo all that oould he desirod Pleasant Party. Mrs. J. H. Eyerly, Lower Mulberry street,tendered a party Saturday even ing in honor of her nieces, Miss llattie Niokle, Miss Traneo Sterner, of Do wart and Miss Anna Latchshaw, of Mauch Chunk. A number of guests were preseut. Refieshments wore serv ed duriug the evening. | ANOTHER JDRGLARY | The burglars resumed operations in . Dittiville Monday night. While oarry i ing oft' his booty one of them was dis covered by Edward tfigard, who was just a few minutes too late to capture the burglar and incidentally tho one hundred dollars reward which is offer ed by Council for tho arrest and con viction of the housebreakers. The waroliouse of John Jacobs' Sons was burglarized and a large bucket of c.iramols stolon. Tho robbery was very cunningly planued both to prevent de tection and to conceal tho fact that a robbory had been committed. All that locality in the roar of Mill street is very oarofully patrolled by Watchman Lewis Byorly during the night. The time selected for the robbery, there- fore, waß between ten and half past ten o'clock, just after tiie stores were dosed and before Ur. Byorly not busy ou Ills beat. Edward Bigard, who is employed by Henry Divel,sleeps In one of the small buildings in the rear of Mill street, probably 100 yards sooth of the ware house robbed. Soon after ho had re tired for the night he heard some one stumbling about over the tin cans and other forms of discarded tinware that had been dumped in the dry bod of Blizzard's run nearby. He at onco as sociated this with something orooked, but thought it was some one who had gotten into George Gardner's barn, which stands on the bank of the oreek. He at onoe rushed out to notify Gard ner and was in time to see a man flee ing from the spot. Mr. Gardner being aroused at onoe began to investigate matters. He was walking along the bed of the oreek where the man was discovered when he stumbled over the buoket of oaia mels and was foroed to the conolnsion that it was not Ills barn but a confec tionery that had been robbed. Upou investigation, however, every thing seemed to be all right about Ja cobs' establishment and the buoket of carumels was plaoed in Lyon's store pendiug the return of day when a full investigation would be made. Upnn opening their warehouse yes terday morning the Jacobs Brothers discovered two things—first, that the door, although locked, bore evidenoe of having beeu tamperod with and seo ond, that a buckot of oaramelq was missing, which corresponded ill every particular with the ono found in the creek. Tim door, which in a eliding one, IH socured by a pndlook. On the door se curely screwed fast is a stout iron strap, whioh at one ond la bent HO as to receive a staple 011 tlio upright tops when the door is pushed shut. The screws had been extracted so that the iron -iould bo romeved and the door opened aftor which they wero careful ly reinserted. In the darkness, how over, one of the screws was lost so that yesterday morning there was a .'aoant hole. The whole job iu the darkness was very bunglingly done,so that tlio telltale absenoe of the scrow was probably hardly needed to show that burglarH had been operating on the premises. C. E, Rally at Danville. The mid-year rally of the Keystone League of the Christian Kndeavor of the Luwisburg Dißtriot of the Evan gelical church will be hold in this city, Wednesday, Aagnst 30th, at the United Kvaugelioal churoli. Rev. E. B. Dunn expects to have at leaßt thirty ministers and delegates iu attendance at the sessions, which will be held at 1:30 in the afternoon and at 7:15 in the evening. The afternoon lnoeting will be a joint session of the Ministerial As sociations of Berwick and Lewisbnrg and vioinitios. For tlio ov mug rally aa elaborate program has been ar ranged, and is entitlod,"Eohoos fiom Rnltimoro." The program wllloousist of short talks on dllforent phases of tlio recent World's C. E. Convention held at Baltimore. Evoryhody is oor dially invited to attend the rally. The evening's program is as follows: Soug Service in charge of Rev. Harry Minsker, Nuremberg, Pa. Devotional Exeroises, Mrs. Rev. J. K. Bingham, Dewart, Pa. Business. Oar Reception at Haltimore, Mrs. Rov. U. F. Swougpl, Lewisburg, Pa. Denominational and State Rallies. Rev. L. S. Reichard, Lewisburg, Pa. The Juniors at Baltimore, Rev. D. F. Young, Nescopook, Pa. Great Reforms Rocoguized by (lie Convention, Rev. J. W. Thompson, First Church, Rerwick, Pa. Kvaugelistic Features of the Con vention, Rov. J. D. Shortens, Milton, Pa. Consecration Service, Rev. L. Dice, Maztippn, Pa. Death of Levi J. Gibson. Levi J. Gibson, a nearly life-long resilient of Montonr ooonty, departed this lite at the home of his sister,Mrn. J. M. Horr, Scliuylor, on Mouilay. The deceased was a widower and up to a year ago resided in the vioinlty of Pottsgrove. His health failing about that time he took up his residence with his sister, Mrs. Horr. at Solinyl er, where death occurred and where the luneral will bo held on Friday. Services will be held at the resldenoe of J. M. Horr at one o'olock p. m. In terment will bo made in the oeinetery at Oak Gtove. The deceased was flfty-oue years of age. He died ohildless, but is surviv ed by two brothers and two sisters: | Charles F, Gibson and Sara Gibson, l Washingtonville. and K. W. Gibson [and Mis. J. M. Horr, Schuyler. NO. 40 WORE PROGRESSING ON SMHMWAY Fiss & Hartman, of Shamokln Dam, who have the contract for construct ing the new State Highway in Valley township, are making oxoellent prog reHs with tlie work and expeot to liatfe tlie highway completed In Sept ember. The oontraotors have purchased a de poHlt of limestone from the Bennett estate, which is conveniently situated and on this spot havo installed their own stone ornshor. They have twenty five men employed and are finishing up tlie highway at the rate <.f one hundred feet a day. They have been mueli delayed by rainy weather and the whole dlstauoe oompleted does not exceed five hnndred feet. Nevertheless this Is considered excellent progress and leaves no doubt bat that even with extra work contemplated they will be oIT the ground before the end of next month. The plan adopted by Kiss & Hartman of completing the road as they go is rnaoh appreciated by tho traveling publio, as it makes driving mnoli easier than where the road under reooußtrootlon is torn up from end to end at the same time. As Kiss & Hartman are working the pub lio have the new road finished to the pink of perfection and the old road n6t yet broken up to drive over and aro obliged to turn out only for a short distance where exoavation and re building is actually In progress. Fiss & Hartman have tliolr own steam roll er on the spot and are keeping it con stantly employed. The highway under reconstruction embraces a little over 3600 feet. To tills an additional seotlon of some five hnndred feet will in all probability be added. The Beotlon under construc tion does not reaoh to the "water trough" at Wise's hotel within about a'hundred feet. Tho proposition is to reoonstruot tlie highway In the forks of *he two roads, oovering the widen ed area up to tho wr.ter trough and re building a short distance further along the Milton and the Washington vllle roads. The County Commissioners have al ready sent In the neoessary petition to the State Highway Department based on a petition from the Supervisors of Valley township asking for the Im provement of the additional road. The petition oalls for "200 feet of con tinuation on the Waslilngtonville branch ; two hundred feot of continua tion on the Milton branch and one hundred feet in addition on Milton Branch widened out at pnbllo water ing trongh at Wise's hotel." The above additional section of high way is praotioally assured, as It has the sanotlon of State Highway Com missioner Hunter, who when he went over the road recently was the first to observe the neaesslty of the extension. It was at his suggestion that the peti tions wero prepared by the Supervis ors and Connty Oommlssioneis and sont into the State Highway Depart ment. 190s a Year of Superlatives. The current Issue of "Dunn's Week ly Review says editorially: "Assuranoo of prosperity on the farm is generating oonfldenoe In alt departments of trade and industry. Contracts are placed for dietaut de livery and oommeroial payments are more prompt. It Is also gratifying to note that pending and threatening lab or oontrovorsles aro less numerous; a higher eoale was adopted at glass fao torios, and the attractive wages paid to harvest hands have reduoed the ranks of the unemployed to a minimum. Jobbing trade Is brisk, especially iu dry goods, and all the large cities re port a full attendance of outside buy ers. Prloes aro woll sustained by the brisk demand, interior dealers prepar ing for a vigorous fall and winter dis tribution. Mills and faotoresare well omployod, little idle maohtnery being noted In the prominent industries, al though iron and steel dlspatohes are still somewhat Irregular. Trafflo by rail and water Is very heavy, railway earnlugs thus far reported for August exceeding last year's figures by 6 0 per cent., and forigen trade at this port, (Now York Oity) for the last week showed a gain of |2,7<M,fiflO over exports a year ago, and an inorease of 1323,957 in imports. It is beoomlng a year of superlatives in the business world ; prloes of the sixty mOBt aotlve railway securities have reached the highost point on record ; output of pig iron in the first half of 1905 not only far surpassed any preoeding six months production, but exooeded every full year prior to 1898; prices of hides are at the highest position slnoe the Civil War; wool quotations ;have not been as strong slnoe the early eighties; shipments of footwear from Boston are olose to the maximum, and, in cluding all shoe centers.the movement this year is beyond preoedent; foreign oommeroe in July surpassed the cor responding month in any previous year. Bank exchanges at New York for the week wero 38.9 per oent. larg er year, and at other leading oities the gain averaged 16.1 per oent." Want Board Ousted. The Selinegrove school board having taken twenty-two ballots at different meetings for the election of a princi pal, Is unbreakably deadlocked. On Wednesday an attorney presented a petition to Judge HcOlore for the re moval of the board, aotlng at the In stanoo of oltlzens.