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PENN'A. R. R. 112. WEST. A. M 9.00 A. M. .7 " 12.10 P.M. .31 P. M 4.31 " •i.BO •' 7.51 ' SUNDAY!! 10 17 t, M. 4.81 P. M. o iTS w k k EAST. WEST. 7.07 A. M 9.16 A.M. 10.19 - 12.44 P. M. 3.11 P. * 4.88 " 5.43 " 9.10 " M'NIiA Vs 7.07 A. «. 12.44 P. M. 5.43 P. M 910 " FBI I A lItfAWNM R. It NORTH. SOUTH. 7.51 A. M. - 11.23 A. M. 8.56 P M rt.Sr. P M. MM 1M HTKKKT 7.55 A. M 11.21 a. u. 3.58 P. M. (1.88 P. M. DANVILLE AND ULOOMHBURH STREET RAILWAY CO. Leave Dauville 8.00, (1.40, 7.30, 8.20. 9.10, 10.00, 10.50, 11.40 a. m., 12.30, 1.20,2.10,8.00, 3.60, 4.40, 5.30, 0.20, 7.10, 8.00, 8.50. 9.40, 10.80, 11.20 p. m, Leave Blooniubnrg 0.00, (5.40, 7.38, 8.23, 9.13, 10.03, 10.58, 11.48 a.m., 12.88, 1.23, 2.18, 3.08, 8.58, 4.48, 5.88, 0.23. 7.13, 8.03, 8.53, 9.43, 10.88, 11.20 p. ill, First ciar Sunday morning 7.30. I.BMt car, 11.20 at night goen to (Irova nia only. Wiu. It. Miller, (len'l Manager CHARMING CHURCH WEDDING Of a charming simplicity and per meated with dainty and graceful beauty was the wedding Tuesday morning of Miss Isabelle May Baldy, of Danville, to Albert Alexander Erdman.of Allen town. The cereniouy took place at ten o'clock, and was performed by Rev. Edward Haughtou, while the stately solemnity of Christ church made an appropriate sotting for the happy event. In the bridal party, bosido the bride ami groom, were Miss Maud Eldor, of Harrisburg, the maid of honor; the groomsman, Rodger Erdmau, of Alleu town; and the usliors, WiUiam Stark, of Williamsport; Joseph Gross,of Slia mokin; Stanley Theis, of Wilkes- Barre; and Charles Woods, of Dan ville. Miss Baldy wore a dainty crea tion of white Persian lawn and lace and a hat of lace with lilacs; sho car ried a shower bouquet of white rosos. Miss Eldor appeared in a robo of pink batiste and a pink and whito picture hat; she carried pink rosos. Miss Lois Boyer, of Plymouth, ren dered Lohengrin's wedding march as the party entered the church. Mrs. Ida B. Baldy, mother of tho brido aud her daughter and tho bridosiuaid woro met at tho outrauce to tho church and escorted by the ushers up the center aisle to the outrauce to the choir stalls, whore tho party was met by Mr. Erd mau and the groomsman.« The impressive ring ceremouj' was used. Just before the plightiug of the troths the bride and groom,with their immediate attendants proceeded to tho altar rail, aud there beneath tho soft glow of the altar lights, were spokon the reverential words that welded two lives into one. Duriug the ceremony Miss Boyer played "O Promise Me," and as tho bridal party was leaving the church, Mendelssohn's wedding march. The gifts to the brido occupiod entirely one room in the Baldy apartments. Mr. and Mrs. Erdmau left 011 the 12:10 Pennsylvania train for a bridal jour ney to the thousand islands. Among the guests from a distanco were Mrs. Johu Erdmau and Miss Blanche Erdman, of Alleutowu ; Miss Hazel Murray, of Brooklyn; Miss Frances Greene, of Milton; Miss Myr tie Sidler, of Catawissa; Miss Bessie Drumheller, of Sunbury, and Harry Haas, of Berwick. Death Harvest of Fourth. The people of Milton aud other towns of the country have begun to prepare for the annual harvest of lives of Young Amoricans upon the occasion of the celebration of the anniversary of the signing of Declaration of In dependence 011 July 4th. Every year thousands of lives, old and young, are sacrificed by the custom of celebration like the torture aud sacrifice of the heathens of darkest Africa, who burn womeu aud children as a token of their appreciatiou of some great event in their lives. The dynamite cracker, whose sale has been stopped, was per haps the most deadly, but the toy pistol during the past several years has been the more popular form of death with which the parents permit their children to flirt. The streot car tracks are already covered by the lit tle explosive bombs, the firecrackers are already snapping iu the streets and scariug horses, trolley parties are shooting the balls of colored fire from Roman candles into the houses along the route, aud the day for the tragic celebration is loss than three weeks distaut. It has been agreod time and time again that the celebration is not worth what it costs in livos lost, but those who have sought to stop the butcheries have beeu tagged' 4 fogies." During the past seven years the fol lowing deatiis have been caused by the use of fireworks ou July 4th, com mencing with 189!) aud concluding with last year: 1,740, 1,767, l,80!l, 2,796, 8,665, 3,157. —Milton Standard. Bloodhounds for Thieves. A number of bloodhounds have ar rived at Irish Valley, Northumberland county,from southern kennels and will be put on fields of farmers in Irish Valley to pursue gaugs of thieves who have for several months, stolon chick ens, eggs and fruit. Last week the farmers formed a protective associa tion and subscribed fiiuds to purchase the hounds. The farmers say many hundreds of dollars worth of produco has been stolen since last May. JUST 30 CENTS. Thomas Lawlv, Democratic nominee for the State assembly in Blair coun ty, filed a statement of his election ex penses in court Monday. He makes out that the honor of the nomination cost him thirty cents, his specific expenditures consisting of tweuty cents for trolley car fare and ten cents for peanuts. AGED WOMAN OBJECTS TO TRAIN Au agod woman, who had never rid den on a railroad before, becoming frantic with terror as the train rolled along, making it necessary to stop and let her off before she had gone a half mile from the station,was the strange and pathetic incident occurring on a B. & S. train from Beutou Saturday. The woman was Mrs. Charles Skin nor, of Jackson, where she has residod all tho 70 years of her life, her home boing not four miles from tho rail road. All her years, she made very few trips from homo,and thou only on short jouruoys with a horse and carri age. Sho had never boon on a railroad or trolley car, until tho day in ques tion when sho sot out with her sou John to make a trip to Danville. Tho B. & S. train was boarded at the Bon ton station. Tho train had not more than started when the aged woman bo came terrified by what was to hor such :i strange experience, and as speed was gained and tho rumbling increased, while the landscape flew by tho win dows, sho bocamo actually frantic and began to scream to let her off. Tho traiu was stopped at Maple Grove, about 11 half mile from the Benton sta tion, where hor sou assistod his motli or to get off,and they returned to their home, the woman boing 011 the verge of collapse. Witnesses to the incident say they firmly believe tho aged woman would have actually died of fright had not tho train boon stopped just when it was. Mishap to Catawissa Division. A serious accident occurred on the Philadelphia and Heading railway at Catawissa about six o'clock . Tuesday evening that nearly tied up the vvhole Catawissa division. By a peculiar accidont tho big rail way derrick at Catawissa, car and machinery, was toppled over unto the turntable, completely putting that im portant piece of machinery out of business,and badly injuring threo men who were 011 tho derrick car at the time of the accident. Tho gravel train bad boon out ou the division gathering scrap, and, among other things, picked up au old truck. At Catawissa it was attempted to unload this with tho derrick, but the hooks getting only an insecure hold,slipped,and the momentum threw the whole massive apparatus over in to tho turntable hole. Throo Italians wore on the car at the time, and it was thought at first that they had all boon oither killed or horribly injured. They woro fortun ate, however, one of them had his toe smashed, another got off with a badly wrenched hi)), and tho third had his leg painfully pinched. Tho turn table was put out of com mission, and as it is the only table on tho Catawissa division, its being ren dered useless seriously handicaps traffic. Seven locomotives were bo hind the table and aro useless uutil repairs are made. The steam derrick at Taniaqua was sont for. The Pennsy Hileage bxcess. Tho Pennsylvania railroad.it is said 011 high authority, has decided to ac cede to tho demands of the merchants and traveling niou of the Stato for the abolishment of the $lO excess mileage book. 111 response to tho persistent agitation of tho drummers of Pennsyl vania, which has gone so far as to in clude a suit iu the name of the Com monwealth and a campaign for legis lation fixing the maximum rate of fare ou steam railroads throughout Penn sylvania at 2 couts a mile, the com pany, it is loaruod, intends to sell books good for J,(MX) miles at s'.3o fiat. Just when the new books will be issu ed has not yet been decided, as quite a number of details must bo arranged tirst ami sufficient notice given the traveling public. It. is not known yet whether the action of the Pennsyl vania road will affect tho interchange able mileage book in use over the oth er members of tho Trunk Liues as sociation now using it, but it is pre sumed that it will, for without tho support of tho Pennsylvania the traffic will not be sufficient to warrant the maintenance of the proseut book over tlioso lines. Miss Bertha Moore Entertains. Ull Monday evening Miss Bertha Moore entertained a party of friends at the home of her father, Oliver Moore in Rush township. The party drove from this city to the Moore home in a hack.' The occasion was Miss Moore's 16th birthday. Those present were : Elsie Bennett, Nora Cromley, Pearl Vas tine, Bertha Clayton, Helen Shannou, Viola Smith, Carrie Woodruff, Marg aret Goarhart, Nora Smith, Lizzie Probst, Susie Bassett, Florence Hart liuo, Florence Kashuer, and Edna Dyer; Will Hancock, Will Books, Harold McCluro, Joseph Sherwood, George Dyer, Arthur Reifsuyder, Ray mond Anderson, Jerry Bassett, Frank Hartline, Harold Bassett, Calviu Pro bst, Lloyd Miller, Bruco Moore and Frank Graham. Popular Couple Wed at Elysburg. At the homo of the bride's brother, j Henry Kuoeblo of Elysburg, Saturday at high uoon.Miss Hattie Kuoeblo and Alley Miller, of Aristes, wore united lin marriage by Rev. Rishell. The bride was attired in a beautiful white gown, her two niocos being her flower girls. Miss Yost of Esther Furnace played the wedding march. The bridal couple departed on the afternoon train for a trip to New York. Drove to Rushtown. The following young people enjoyed a drive to Rushtown Sunday evening ,and attended the children's day ser vices at the Rushtown Baptist church : Misses Annie, Robocca aud Elizabeth Quigg, Alico West, Jennie Garnet and Nora Cooper; Messrs. Frauk Cashuer, Horbert Hendrickson, Gerald West and Dennis Quigg. Children's Day Postponed. The children's day oxercisos at the Washingtonvillo Lutheran church, which wero to have beeu hold last Sunday wore postponed on account of rain. The exorcises will be held next Sunday morning at 10 o'clock. Re hearsal Friday evening at 8 o'clock. TO ABSORB THEJILK MILLS The Srcautoii Times of receufc issue, contains the following editorial that is of interest in this community as it commentates upon the "gigantic silk trust" that would, if it plans success fully materially affectoueof Danville's most prominent and valuable indus tries : The Times last evening noted that a gigantic silk trust had been formed, and the maugemeut was engaged in securing optious or figures for which the preseut owners of mills in Scran tou and other places in the State would dispose of their plants The remarkable growth of the silk business has been due to competition, and the establishment of small as well as large concerns,all over tho country, wherever there was opportunity to se cure female labor,which is used most ly in the mills. Scran ton lias several mills, one the largest iu the United States, and in creased business, have required addi tions, and recently a new factory was started iu Wost Scrauton, which is al ready adding room, and increasing its force. In the towns throughout the valley, silk mills have boen established, and are prospering, giving employment in the aggregate to thousands of hands, and adding to tho general prosperity. The fact that the mills, as a rule, work full time, the year arouud, and frequently overtime, and tho increase of help and additions to the original buildings are evidence of tho prosper ity of the mills, and that they are a paying institution. The mills have proved a great boon to the region, as they afl'ord a means for the surplus female labor to secure employment, and during the dull per iods in tho coal business, aid the families, whoso hoads are miners, and tho amount of mouoy distributed through wages, is a material help to general bus mess. The trend of the trusts or concentra tion of any business, has been to close small concerns,and to bring the manu facturing or business to large centers, and avoid the expense which attaches to many separate establishments. While the wages now paid, would not allow of females going away, from home, pay their board and expenses elsewhere, and the manufacturing is dependont upon fomalo labor, yet we would find if the trusts gut in control that many of the small concerns would be closed, and in the opinion of The Times, the city and valley would not be gainers by trust control of the silk mills. Of course, if the owners of mills get their price, no one will blame them if they sell their plants. Trust control will mean control of the raw material as well, and the American public which has been ouabled to buy and wear silk and use it in innumerable ways in beautifying tlioir homes and adorning their person, will find the cost of the fabric greatly increased within a year under trust control of the mills of the country. OKLAHOMA. Oklahoma will outer the Union as tlie thirty-third new stato to bo ad mitted to the circle originally formed by the thirteon colonies that revolted against Groat Britain. No other state has entered the Union with so large a population at the time of its admis sion, none witli so groat au aggregate of wealth, none with so many schools aud churches. Since Utah was admitt ed in 1896, a period of ton years has elapsed, which is longor than the aver ago interval betwoou the admissions of new states, though it has beou by 110 means the longest interval. From the time when the eleventh now state, Missouri, came in, in 1821, to the ad mission of the twelfth, Arkansas, six teen years passed ; and thirteon years intervened between the admission of Colorado, in 1870, and that of the two Dakotas, Montana and Washington, in 1889. Death of Samuel Earp. Dr. Samuel Earp, a well-known Episcopalian divine and former resi dent of Danville, died at his home at Oil Oity, Sunday after a short ill ness. Dr. Earp was aged 62 years. The decoased came to Danville in boyhood with his father, William Earp from Staffordshire, England. He attended the Danville academy aud completed his education at St. James collogo, Maryland,and the Gen eral Theological seminary, Now York. He [served charges at Williamsport, Sweickley, Washington, Pa., and Grand Kapids, Mich. Ho fouuded Trinity col lege for boys at Washington, and for years has boon the head of a private academy at Oil City. He is survived by a wife, one son and a daughter. Mrs. Jane Camp, of this city, is a sister aud Archibald Earp, of Riverside, is a nephew. Entertained on Flag Day. On Thursday, Flag day, the Sunbury chapter of the Daughters of the Rev olution wero delightfully outortaiued at the home of Mrs. Charles A. Sidler, iu that plaie. Twenty-two ladies were present. The occasion was also the 150 th an niversary of Fort Augusta. Mrs. Sid ler's children recited and raised the flag. Mrs. Englo aud Miss Smith ouch read a line selection pertaining to the Hag of our country. Mrs. F. K. Hain, of Now York Oity,read a paper on the "Origin of the Flag." The Sidler home was docoratod in the national colors. The occasion pro ved most delightful. Miss Cromwell Entertains. Miss Bertha Cromwell outortaiued a number of friends at tea last evening in honor of Mr. aud Mrs. Frauk Crom well, of Philadelphia. Besides the guests of honor there were presout Miss Bess Drumheller, of Sunbury; Miss Lois Boyer, of Plymouth ; Miss Myrtle Sidler, of Catawissa; Miss .Toephine Cousart and Miss Martha Harpol of this city. That advertising pays is an accepted proposition. Another is that big ad vertising pays big. HUNDREDS VIEW THE LITTLE COONS The three little raccoons,captured by Will T. Suter, have come to town aud now have a home in the window of M. H. Schram's store ou Mill street. They prove a wonderful curiosity and noth ing of the kind ever attracted so niuc attention before. A miniature tree is installed iu the window and the entire space is given over to the little animals. During the hours of daylight,truo tothoir nature, the little coons pass the time in slum ber, but when night approaches they are ready for business. For almost five hours Saturday ovouiug the pavement in front of Mr. Schram's store wRs nearly blocked by peoplo crowded around the window onjoyiug the free show. It would bo impossible to describe all the antics of the little coons, which really are very pretty little animals and as cute and as playful as they are attractive. Had they been trained to perform they could not have amused the crowd any bettor than they did. The raccoon is au animal concerning which peoplo in general know com paratively little about. It was a hap py conception to place the little coons 011 exhibition whore they could be soon aud studied aud for this privil odge hundreds of people are indebted to both Mr. Suter and Mr. Schram. Wooden Awning Removed. The wooden awning in front of Ross man's drug store in the building be longing to Dr. Thompson's estate, Mill street, was torn down Tuesday morning. The entire fiout. is boing adorned with a coat of silver-groou paint. The removal of tlio awning is an improvement in itself but the coat of paint further helps the appearanco. The awning removed is in the midst of a row of unsightly awnings taking in the greater part of the distauce be tween the D. L. & W. crossing and J. B. Cleaver's store. Its removal is a good object lesson to show what could bo accomplished if the whole group in that part of town wero removed. The summer boforo last quite a num ( bor of old awnings wore torn down. The merchants in every instance wore so well pleased with the rosult that they wondered how they had tolerated the gloomy structures. The appear ance of the street in front of the stores was much improved whilo the store itself was lighter and much more cheerful. Nevertheless the work lag ged after a time and the awnings seem to remain a permanent fixture. There are still some persons remain ing who advocate the wooden awn ings, but people generally would liko to see every one on Mill street torn down and givo way to the more taste ful drop awnings of canvas where such protection is desired. Cows Killed by Lightning. It would probably puzzle anyone to recall a time wheu so much damage was wrought by lightning so early in the season as this year. Following closely upon tho heels of tho destruc tion wrought during the electric storm one week before, on last Sat."riiay af ternoon four valuable cows woro kill ed on tho farm of Gideon Hart man one mile west of Exchange. The storm was a very heavy one, tho rain being a continuous downpour, which flooded all the hollows and washed the fields very badly. 011 tho farm of Mr. Hartman five valuable cows were in the field. The animals had sought shelter under a clump of low willows. A single bolt of lightu ing killed four of the cows, tho fifth escaping. The lightning was very vivid and tho thunder was almost continuous. From the farm house the bolt was seen as it doscendod near the willows, but the full extent of tho havoc wrought was not learned until sometime later when only 0110 cow of the herd came home. Peculiar Plague Among Stock. Many fanciers of horseflesh aro groat - ly exercised over tho present apparent opidomic of spinal meningitis or some similar ailment which is attacking horses and other cattle in this and sur rounding regions. Tho auimals thus afflicted first broatf out in a perspiration and gradually grow weaker, losing tho use of their limbs, followed by a general uumbuess of the entiro body. In many casos the diaoase is of but short duration, death usually resulting within fifty-two hours. Reports from the farming districts show that many horses and cows have diod within the past few weeks, their demise, in nearly every instance, be ing attributed to the above disease. Coates Brothers, the well kuown Shamokin contractors, lost a valuable horse Monday and many other auimals are reported to bo suffering from men ingitis. To Sunday Schools of County. Mr. P. E. Mathias, of Highspire, Pa., who did such excellent work in the interest of the Sunday schools of Montour county last year, aud who recently completed his first year's study in Yalo Divinity school is in our midst for about one mouth. He will lend us his helpiug hand in org anizing cradle, homo and normal de partment in our Suudy schools besides aiding us iu holding our annual Sun day school district institutes before July 4. County laborers in Sunday school work, encourage him and yourself by asking him to help you in this all im portant brauch of religious work. Yours in faith, O. D. LERGH, county President. A Loss to Lewisburg. Tho Kulp Lumber company, one of Lewisburg's foremost industries, will soon movo its plant to Oldtown, Mary land, thus depriving Lewisburg of an industry that employed about 150 men. This company has been working the timber land iu Nittany and Buffalo mountains for the past ton years. Dur ing this period they havo taken out about 85,000,000 feet of logs from the thirty-six thousand acres of laud that the company controls in Union coun ty. CITIZENS' BIG PETITION Ou Wednesday three of our lending citizens wout to Now York City to deliver over to the Delaware, Lack awanna and Western railroad company the big petition to the president and directors of thet company bearing over a hundred signatures aud asking that permission be granted the Danville and Bloomsburg street railway com pany to cross the D. IJ. & W. tracks on Mill street. The petition was in troduced at council Friday night ami the twelve men constituting that body unhesitatingly aflixed their signatures, making the number of signers includ ing ninety business men, slightly above a hundred. The petition roads: To the president and directors of the Delaware, Lackawanna aud Western railroad company : The petition of the undersigned, merchants of the borough of Danville and patrons of the Delaware, Lack awanna and Western railroad company respectfully presents: That it would bo greatly to the in terest of the merchants of the said borough of Danville as woll as its en tire population if the Danville and Bloomsburg electric railway were per mitted to cross the tracks of the said Delaware, Lackawauuu and Western railroad company and run its cars over Mill stroot in the said borough of Dan ville. Your petitioners, therefore showing these facts most earnestly ami respect fully, request that the said Danville and Bloomsburg electric railway com pany bo permitted to cross the tracks of the said Delaware, Lackawanna and Western railroad company in the bor ough of Danvillo. Then follows sovoral pages of sign atures starting out with NV. J. Rog ers, burgess, aud T. J. Price, of the Danville Structural Tubing company. The list contains nearly every busi ness man and manufacturer in Dan ville and in proof of the importance of each,opposite his naiuo is sot forth the business which ho represents. On the wholo it is hardly likely that such a petition will be without its otToct and it would not bo surprising if it should play a very important part in induc ing the D. 15. <& W. people to recede from their position, should it finally occur that the trolley company is given permission to cross the D. L. & W. tracks 011 Mill street. The merchants and manufacturers in Danvillo have gotton up this petition purely 011 their own initiative, believ ing that if the railroad company could IJO made to seo the thing puroly as it affects the inhabitants and tho busi ness interests of the town it would the more readily aggroe to let the trolley company cross its tracks. OUIETLY HARRIED YESTERDAY Miss Bertha Welliver, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Welliver,and Wal ter Russell wore quietly married yes terday morning at 7 o'clock at the homo of tlie hrido'o pnrouto. RAV. .T. E. Hutchison performed the ceremony. Tho event was a surprise to their many friends, as all the details had been ar ranged with secrecy. Both tlie bride and the groom are among Danville's most popular young pooplo. Mr. Kussoll has for years held tho position of baggage master at the P. & 11. station and is a member of tho Mahoning Presbyterian choir. Mr. and Mrs. Russell loft yesterday morning for a wedding trip to Phila delphia and Atlantic Citv. i CHESTER'S NEW Y. M. C. A. The Young Men's Christian associa tion of Chester is to havo a now build ing. For its completion ami furnish ing thoro is still needed $75,000, or actualy $74,000, sinco tho first $ I,COO has boon subscribed by a modest goiit lcmnn who prefers to remain un known. The members of the associa tion are waxing enthusiastic over the project, tho newspapers aro giving thorn substantial holp, thoro is 110 doubt in the minds of tho friends of the enterprise of its final success. We wish the 111011 back of this enterprise tho best of fortunes. A building such as they contoiuplato will prove a fountain of light and helpfulness in any community. . STATE WANTS STUDENTS. The State wants students in the Forestry academy at Mout Alto, Franklin county, and will hold au ex amination of iutouding applicants iu Harrisburg on Tuesday and Wednes day, July 10 and 11. The first day will be devoted to physical examinations, j the second to examinations in scholar- j ship. Canidatos for examination aud admission must be 18 years old 011 or before Septomber 1, 11HM5, and not over 25 years of ago 011 that date. The ex ami nation will ho of reasonable diffi culty and conducted in the common school branches, including physiology aud algebra. ICE IN JUNE. Tho Titusville Coifrior is authority for the statemeut that during the cold spell last week a great doal of damage was do" . by frost. In portions of Ven ango county ice formed on standing water, tho earth was slightly frozen and even loaves 011 trees and grass were blighted. A gentleman who claims to havo boen a close student of the weather for the past twenty-two years, informs tho Courier that there have been two occasion iu that time upon which tho month of June passed without a more or less destructive frost. % Picnic at Billmeyer's. Strawberry Ridge grange will hold its picnic Saturday at Billmeyer's park near Washiugtouville. A big time is expected. Everybody is invit ed. Purchased Horse. Dr. Bruner.of Bloomshurg, has pur chased tho horse belonging the to late Daniel M. Curry of this city. The price paid was $250. Mauy a man who thinks himself a good citizou might be better. 'A STRANGER PURCHASES SILK The local police on Saturday were searching the town for a man about five feet, three inches high,with curly hair and wearing a black stiff hat aud a bluish suit with square cut coat. The nyiu was wanted in connection with a little business transaction at one of our stores during the day. During the forenoon the stranger en tered the store and purchased a piece of silk valued at $3.75. There was notli ing at all suspicious iu his manner and after having the silk wrapped up said ho would call for it during the after noon. The silk was taken care of and about four o'clock the man, true to his word, made his appearance. Iu a very business-like way in pay ment he produced a check 011 a Sun bury bank. At the same moment it seemed to occur to him that there might bo some hesitancy about accept ing the check under the circumstances and viewing the paper musefully for a moment he remarked: "Well I'll got it cashed myself" and turned aud left the store. It was observed, however, that ho did not forgot to take the silk with him. The man's whole manner was so natural that no suspicion was aroused in the minds of the clerk. When a reasonable period of time hail elapsod, however,aud the man did not return it was another matter. The manager of the store was notified, af ter which the police got busy ; but at last accounts there wero no develop ments. Whether the curly headed stranger did business elsewhere iu the borough Saturday, omploviug his peculiar me thods, has not been learned, but it is pretty evident, that tho opportunity was open and he might have operated in several stores. Warning Against Flies. "That flies are ail exasperating an uoynace not only toman but also to beast 110 one need be told. Moreover, it lias been found that the milk pro ducing power of the cow is materially reduced by the annoyance of flies. That flies aro oue of the groatest pos sible sources of danger as disease trans mitters is also well kuown but not sufficiently heeded." This statement was made recently by State Health Commissioner Dixon when ho was speaking of what is known in the scientific world as musca domestica, but what people in general call the pesky little house fly that whisks through the small tear in the screeu, that comes in by the scores when you forgot to close the door.aud that ruins your early morning sleep ing hours. "We don't begin to give enough credit to the house fly for the number of typhoid fever cases it is responsible for. The fly alights 011 some germ lad en material and then its uext. stop ping place may be some food that is about to bo served. It was the late Dr. • Joseph Leidy's belief that the house flies carried hospital gangrene and were responsible for its spread. , "The fly's responsibility for the great number of deaths among the Ameri can soldiers during the SpanishAm , erican war was conclusively shown." Business Hen Organize Team. If present indications count for any f thing Danville is to have its share of | good exhibition of the national game , this summer. A regular Danville toam • has already been organized aud won its first throo games. Now the business men, whose ag gregation has won an enviable reputa tion hero, aro to the fore. At an enth usiastic meeting hold Monday night, Arthur Lawrence was elected captain and N. B. Cohen, manager, this season. The business meujiro going;] to get suits, and want to play games with any or all of the toams in this vicin ' ity. Costly String of Fish. The Mahanoy City American says that Game and Fish Warden William Riukonburgor arrested .Joseph Kobsh insky for violating the fish laws. The season for bass fishing opened Thurs day and Kobshinsky journoyed to Lakeside to try his luck. He had in his possession when arrested twenty niue bass ranging in leugthjfroin three to five inchos and the law states noth ing under seven inches is allowed to be taken from the waters. Ho was given a hearing before Justico of tho Peace Breuuan who ii» default of his paying the fine of $lO for each fish caught or $290, was committed to jail to serve 2tH) days or ten days for each fish under size. JUDGE STAPLES AGAIN. While tho jury was being drawn at Easton the other day to try Ernest De- Borgh, a Hollertown justice of the peace, accused of having disturbed a religious moetiug, counsel the de fendant objected to one of the jurors serving because he was a Methodist. Judgo Staples, of Monroe county, who has been assisting the Northampton county court last week, very promptly overruled the objection, adding that he was a Methodist, and if the objec tion was a good oue he would have to vacate the bench. Vice President from ilontour. Edward Purpur, tire chief of Dan ville, last year, has been appointed a vice president from Montour county, of Firemen's fi-couuty association by President Ed. Lewis of this town. Mr. Purpur has been a member of the Friendship Fire company of Danville for several years aud is oue of the best fire fighters in Montour county. His appointment, meets with the general approval of the firemen of that city.— Hloomshurg Daily. ONE CITIZEN. Oue long-suffering and indignant citizen of Greeusburg, irritated by the carelossiiess and indifference of the borough authorities, has mado infor mation against 0110 of his neighbors for depositing garbage within the bor ough limits. It is probable a little public spirit of that sort exhibited in towns whero it seems to be needed would speedily bring the right an swer. A BAM AT EXCHANGE The prosperous farming community of Autliony township is to have a hunk, which will be established at Ex change. The venture is backed by all the leading citizeyg of Anthony town ship and others at Turbotville and in Lewis township, Northumberland couu ty. It will be known as the Farmers' national bank of Exchange. The prime movers in the establish ment of the bank are : James L. Bran neu, Patrick Branuen, William Bran -11011, Thomas Dounin, Bryan Dennin, James F. Ellis, John A. Ellis, John D. Ellis, D. It. Kishcl. residents of Anthony townhip. The snceoss of the vonturo is assured. The stock—twenty five thousand dollars is all subscribed. The shares aro fixed at #IOO, ou which there is an assessment of 20 per cent, for a surplus, which amounts to $f»,000. Application has been made to the comptroller of currency ami what formality remains to be complied with will bo quickly attended to. Hon. li. S. Aiuniernian, attoruoy for the bank people, yesterday stated that he had no doubt but that, in threo months time the hank would be empowered to do business. The intoution is to erect a fine building at Exchange. Pending its completion, however, the banking business will bo conducted in tempor ary quarters THE CHEERFUL HABIT. Nobody contributes more largely to j the general good than one with a hearty sense of humor. Troubles disappear at liis approach | and under the magic influence of his contagious geniality cares and worries, which seemed so heavy, become light as air and mere cause of smiles. One with a sunny, hopeful, humorous na ture is like a physician during a plague. It is not. possible, for every body to be witty or humorous. It is just, as reasonable to counsel poople to bo poets or to be boautiful as to urge them to bo wits or humorists. Wits and humorists aro born, not made, and there is hardly anything moro melan choly than the person without any sense of humor or a grain of wit vain ly striving to win applause and dul ling the edge of patiouce. Franklin said that no fools are so troublesome as those who have wit, and those who with unseasonable jests mako light of serious and sacred things. If we cannot all add to the fund of good humor by "lambent flashes" of wit and the beautiful, gracious charms of an Oliver Gold smith or a Mark Twain, it is novor theloss within the power of all to take a cheorful view of th.ugs and to cul tivate our own good humor. Our temperaments are made for us, but our habits aro of ourowu making. All good humor and cheerfulness are largely habits. A cheerful frame of mind comes with a dosire and deter mination to bo cheerful,and the habit, like all other habits, grows with time and use. Whoever cultivates the cheer ful habit will find his reward in his own happiness, which will grow as ho perceives how much his cherefuliiess and good humor add to the happiness of others. CASTOR IA For Infants and Children. The Kind You Have Always Bought iS Increase of Trolley Travel. The remarkable increase in the trol ley system of the State is shown bv the trips which are now being adver tised by some of the companion operat ing traction lines. Around Pittsburg, Philadelphia, Scranton, Wilkes-Barre and Kcadiug and even our city there are spleudid systems affording long and interesting rides, but it remains for a crowd of Lancasterians to tako the banner. This party started from Lancaster and wont to AI leu tow 11 passing through the Heading system. There were 150 in the party and the trip took flvo and a half hours. The run between Read ing and Alleutown, thirty miles, was made in less than three hours. Killed on the Rail. With both legs crushod into a pulp close to the trunk of his body and oth erwise severely injured Thomas Logan, aged 29, of Locust Gap, was found ly ing along the Reading tracks at that place Saturday morning at 1 o'clock. When found Logan was unconscious and ho died before medical aid could be secured. Mrn. Logan, the victim's widowed mother, whom ho solely supported, is positivo that he was home and asleep in bed at a quarter past twelve o'clock aud why he left home 011 the fatal trip is a mystery that will never be solved. Fifty-nine teachers of the public schools of Pottsville havo asked the school board for a general incroase in wages. nr / o Ihe oong of the There are four verses. Verse 1. Ayer's Hair Vigorstopsfalling hnir. Verse 2. Ayer's Hair! Vigor makes (he hair grow. 3 Verse 3. Ayer's Hair Vigor cures dandruff. Verse 4. 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