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LOCAL TIME TABLES.
PENN'A. R. R. EAST. ■ WEST. 7.11 A. M. 9.00 A. M. 10.17 " 12.10 P. M. 2.31 P. M. 4.81 •' 5.60 " 7.51 " SUNDAYS. 1017 A.M. . 4.31 P.M. D. L. & W. R. R. EAST. WEST. 7.05 A. M. 9.10 A. M. 10.19 " 12 51P.M. 2.11 P. M. 433 " 544 " 9.10 " SUNDAYS. 7 05 A. M. 12.44 P. M. 5.44 P. M 9.10 " PHILA. & READING R. R. NORTH. SOUTH. 7.53 A M. 11.23 A.M. 8.58 PM. 0.35 P.M. BLOOM STREET. 7.55 A. M. 11.21 A. M. 8.58 P. M. 6.33 P. M. DANVILLE AND BLOOMSBURU STREET RAILWAY CO. live Danville 8 00, 8.40, 7.30, 8.20. 9.10, 10.00, 10.50, 11.40 a. in., 12.80, 1.20,2.10,8.00,3.50, 4.40, 5.80, 6.20, 7.10, 8.00, 8.50, 9.40, 10.30, 11.20 p. m, I <eave Bloomnlmrg 6.00, 6.40,7.33, 8.23, 9.18, 10.03. 10.53, 11.43 a. iu., 12.83, 1.23,2.13,3.03, 3.53, 4.43, 5.33, 6.23. 7.18, 8.03, 8.53, 9.43, 10.38, 11.20 p. m, ITirit oar Sunday morning 7.30. Laxt oar, 11.20 at night goes to Urova nia only. Will. R. Miller, Gen'l Manager MANY CHILDREN EEING VACCINATED The public schools will start up this year with the compulsory vaccination law fully in force. Even in the rural districts, where at some places che schools last year were practically clos ed owning to opposition,all parties by this time have become convinced as to the soundness of the law and under stand that it will be enforced. The provisions are pretty well un derstood by this time. No pupil shall be admitted to the schools unless fur nishing a certificate from a physician setting forth that the child has been successfully vaccinated. This, of course,applies ouly to new puplis who present themselves at any particular school for the first time. Such certifi cates, it is hardly necessary to add, are not required of pupils who attend ed the school the previous year, as the fact that they were then enrolled will be taken as sufficient evidenco to the careful teacher that they were vaccin ated ; otherwise they would not have been admitted. Now that the compulsory vaccina tion law has beeu sustained a more determined effort than ever will be made to enforce it and those parents whose children have not been success fully vaccinated had better attend to the duty at once if they do not want them to lose valuable time when the schools open. The time intervening between the present and the beginning of the school term is just about what is required to secure good results in vaccination. The local doctors have been doing considerable work in this line already, but there are no doubt still many children throughout the couuty who have npt been vaccinated. The child must be "successfully" vaccinated. Heretofore it frequently occurred that the pupil presented a certificate setting forth that he or she had been successfully vaccinated when an examination would have shown that the certificate was given too soon and that the vaccination was not a succesms. In the majority of instances, it is only fair to state that the physi cian withheld the certificate until positive the vaccination was a success. The law as in offect, however, pre vents neglect from any sourco. A coun ty medical inspector is provided who must visit each of tho schools in a given district and ]>ersonally inspect the children to see whether they have been successfully vaccinated. The couuty medical inspector for Montour county is Dr. E. A. Curry of this city. Farmer Injured by savage Bull. Henry Martin, a well-known farmer residing about four miles from Dan ville on the Shamokiu road, was bad ly injured by a savage bull Tuesday. The bull is a two-year-old Jersey animal, dehorned. Although occasion ally very quiet the bull at times gives evidence of an ugly disposition. Ow ing to the fact, however, that he was divested of his horns until Tuesday he was not regarded with much dread. Tuesday just before noon Mr. Mar tin eutered the barn yard where the bull was confined with a basketful of grass. The animal, which was in a very ugly mood, charged upon the farmer,kneoking him down and maul ing him in a dreadful manner. Mr. Martin is seventy-nine yearn of age and although not a feeble man, was unable to free himself and lay on a pile of straw while the bull rammed his head into his side aud tried his best to kill him. The cries of the man at last brought succor aud the infuri ated bull was beaten off. Mr. Martin sustained two broken ribs and is very badly bruised, but his injuries are not considered dangerous. Had the bull possessed his horns it is uot likely that the farmer would have escaped with his life. 156 Shut Outs. No other team in the world lias such a record of shutouts as Greeu's Neb raska Indians, lu IDOB the husky red skins shut out their oppoueuts til times. In 1»04 tlioy succeded iu let ting the other team down without a run iu 4D instances, aud in 1905 they prevented the teams contesting witli them from reaching home plate on -13 occasions. This makes a record of Ifjt! shutouts in throe years. The Nebraska Indians will play the Danville team at DeWitt's park next Friday. Admis sion 25 cents to everybody. Straub's Church at DeWitt's Straub's church aud Sunday school held its auuual picnic at DeWitt's park Saturday aud a fine time was en joyed by all. During the afternoon the teams representiug Kaseville aud Buckhorn crossed bats, the contest re sulting in a victory for Kaseville by the|score of_l6—lo. WHOOPING CODGH HOUSEJPLACARDS State Health Commissioner Samuel G. Dixon is after whooping cough. By seeing to it that the proper precau tions aro being taken to prevent the spread of the disease and by educating the people to the necessity of such pre cautions, ho expects to materially ro duce the number of cases of this dis ease which annually causes the death of so many infants and small children in Pennsylvania. TO PLACARD HOUSES. An innovation which State Health Commissioner Dixon will introduce will be the placarding of houses in which a case of whooping cough ex ists. The placard will state : "All per sons are notified of the prosonce of this diseaso and are warned of the danger of visiting or coming in contact with those sick with it." In the circular of rules to be observ ed in the care .and mangenieut of cases of whooping cough, Dr. Dixon, after warning persons of tlie fatal results of whooprng cough and its associate com plications, instructs that children with whooping cough must be prevented from ceming in contact with other children as long as the disease last. TO PROTECT SCHOOLCHILDREN. Special precaution must be taken to prevent the spread of this disease among the school children, and there fore children suffering from whooping cough must be excluded from school during illness, and other children in the infected house hold must bo ex cluded until it is demonstrated that they have not contracted the disease. Whooping cough is communicated direct from the sick to the woll through the breath—especially during the act of coughing. However, there is good reason to believe that the poison may be harbored about the rooms and cloth ing, and for this reason Health Com missioner Dixon calls attention to the necessity of proper disinfection. CLOTHING TO BE DISINFECTED. All bod and body clothing including handkerchiefs, towels, napkins, cloths, etc., used for the collection of dis charges from the mouth and nose of the patient should he disinfocted be fore being taken from the sick room. For this purpose ho suggests a disin fectant made by dissolving one-fourth of a pound of chlorinated lime (bleach ing powder) in eight gallons of water, and allowing such articles to remain in the solution at least three hours bo foro being washed. Eating utensils should be scalded and remnants of food destroyed by burning. When in the opinion of the attend ing physician recovory lias taken place, the patient should be given a bath and be provided with fresh clothing. • Following the recovery, death or re- \ movaljof'the patient tho sick room aud its contents should be disinfocted. THE SNAKES MUST GO. The crop of rattlesnakes ovor in Col umbia couuty is creating more inter est than the buckwhoat crop. The I Bloomsbnrg Daily says tho yield of rattlers in the upper end of tho coun ty is unusually prolific. In two days the men engaged by a lumber firm near Elk Grove killed nine of the snakes, one of which in a tantrum of reptilian ire, jumpod against one of the woodsmen's legs, but his heavy trousers proved an effective sheath against the serpent's fangs. The Elk Grove snakes must have especially had manners aud irritable dispositions,and tho public owes the woodsmen a debt of gratitude for killing them olf so lively. A rattle snake so selfishly in clined as to want the wholo woods to himself, ought to meet a violent fate. The temper of tho snakes in the fam ous Fishing creek district of Columbia county is so widely at variance with the delightful hospitality of the people of that section that the two are very naturally at enmity. A BIG APPLE CROP. We trust the promise of a big apple crop will be fulfilled. There is no fruit grown which will equal tho apple, to eat from tho hand or table, so many different ways may it be served, and withal no fruit has groater credit for hoalthfuluess, Reports from the extensive apple orchards of western New York show that tho crop will bo heavy and profit able. This apparently holds good all over the country, and it is being pre dicted that the crop may bo as great as that of 189(5, which has hitherto held the record. Thero is a larger acre age of trees now than f'ore was then, the trees are quite as heavilv fruited, aud the quality is said to be unusual ly fine. It is not to bo expected that prices will run so high next Winter as they did a year ago,but without there should be an unexpected slump in the market, the farmer who has a bearing apple orchard may expect to make a nice profit out of tho crop. SPLENDID CHOPS. Agriculture is king, and with the great crops assured it does not look as if anything could now dull the pros pect of another year of prosperity ahead. Our crops last year approxim ated in value all the gold produced in the world in thirty years. This year's crops are worth more. The railroads will have all they can do to move the crops, in addition to the other traffic, and busy railroads mean busy coal and ore mines and other kindred in dustries. Not So Horrible, After All. The office of the Shamokin Dispatch was entered by burglars recently and a typewriter stoleu. A Mt. Oarinel contemporary in commenting upon the theft makes the cruel remark that "if the thief had hooked onto the scissors there would have been 110 Dispatch for a week." Cubans at Bloom Normal. There arrived in Bloomsburg Satur day evening ten Cubans and Porto Ricans who will be educated at the Bloomsburg State Normal school. Eight others are expected to arrive making in all thirty Spanish speaking students at the school. HAM FELIX PHYSICAL DIRECTOR Harry Felix,ot Rowling. has accept ed the position of physical director at the Y. M. G. A. of this place and will enter upon his duties the first week in September. Mr. Felix arrived in this city Satur day afternoon and loft for homo on the 11:28 P. & R. traiu Monday morn ing. Ho is a young married man 2? years of age, his family containing a little daughter. Ho is well recom mended as a physical director and has had five years experience in gymnasium work in connection with the Y. M.O. A. of Reading. He stated Monday that ho is well pleased with Danville. He will be oil hand about the first of September,his family following short ly after. Mr. Bornhard, tuo new general sec retary, has been joinod by his family and has gone to house keeping at No. 112 East Front street. By the Inst of the week, Mr. Bernhard stated Mon day, he expects to bo nicely settled in his now homo ami ready to receive callers. The beginning of September the gymnasium classes will bo organized and the bible class of the Y. M. C. A. will resume. Feature of Old home Week. A number of our citizens have re ceived personal invitations to the old home week celebration, which will be hold at Pottsville from Septomber 2nd to September Bth inclusive. Arrange ments aro made for a very big time. Sunday, the 2nd, will bo givon up to Hpecial church services; Monday, the 3rd, opening day exercises aud Labor Day parade; Monday, evoniug, a grand ball; Tuesday, tho 4th, in dustrial, civic and secret society par ado ; Tuesday evening,fireworks; Wed nesday, the nth,military and firemen's parade; Wednesday evening grand streot masquerade demonstration, and the balauee of tho week for gatherings of a social character. Danville has a good many residents who formorly lived in Pottsville among them being W. R. Miller,goueral mau ager of tho Danvillo and Bloomsburg eloctric railway, who belonged to tho Lotus Gleo Club, of tho mountain city, a musical organization, which won fame in the past and stood second to nothing in tho Stato. The members are now all scattered and many of them have risen to positions of much prominence. One of the features of old homo week will bo the reunion aud the singing of tho old timo mem bers of tho Lotus Gloo Club. Birthday Surprise Party. Mr. aud Mrs. Johu M. Robinson, of uoar Mooresburg, delightfully enter tained a number of young people at their home Monday evening in honor of tho twenty-first birthday of their son Clarence. Those present wore : Samuel Robinson, of Rochester, N. Y. ; Mrs. Charles E. Gigeraud daugh ter Arzella and Clarence Giger, of Bloomsbnrg; Mrs. Effio Uinstead,Miss Agues Robinson, Thomas Robinson, Joseph Robinson, Mr. and Mrs. Johu M. Robinson, Misses Emma Robinson, Nello Stall 1, Emma Mauger, Amelia Mauger, Harriet Burns, Alice Burns, Jennie Dewald, Clarissa Cuthbert, Mary Young. Sara Young, Rebecca Ritter, Bessie Shade, Graco Shade, Auuie Robinson ; Messrs. Joseph James Bert James, David James, George Bower, Thomas Bower, Elmer Dewald, Fred Wohlheiter, Jesso Boyer, Harry Cuthbert, Hilary Cuthbert, William Stahl, Clarence Robinson, Charles Young,Charles Henniuger, John Shol ly, William Simington,Clarence Sliol ly, Fred Sholly, Wilbur Auten, Sam jeul Shade aud Harvey Raup. Many handsome presents were re ceived. Refreshments were served af ter which all returned to their homes wishing Mr. Robinson manv happy re turns of the day. Trolley Interests Merged. At a meeting of tho stockholders of tho Shamokiu-Mt. Carmel Transit company held last week it was decided to increase the capital stock of the corporation from $800, (XX) to # 1,000, (XX) for the purpose of absorbing the Ash laud aud Ceutralia Railway company The concern owns a sixteen mile line from Shamokiu to Ashland, by way of Moiiut Carmel and Ceutralia. The Ashlaud and Ceutralia Railway, a money maker from the start, was owned by a separate corporation com posed of favored stockholders of the Shamokiu-Mouut Carmel Railway com pauy, now the Transit company. This latest move has been simply a merger of the two companies, with no increase in bonds, common or preferred stock. A semi official announcement has been made that the purpose of tho in crease is to better the condition of tho existing road, and to run a line to Locust Gap, two miles from there. Danville Quoit Club. The Danville quoit club, of which David D. Williams is president, has grown very rapidly during the mouth or so and quoit pitching has become one of the most popular forms of amusement about town. The Danville quoit club now num bers twenty-eight members. A double set of hubs havo been installed at the grounds at the old planing mill aud there every afternoon between 2 :iiO o'clock aud dark, the sport goes on merrily, eight mon most of the days pitching at the samo time. In the quoit club are several retired citizens along with a number of our leading business and professional men. An Enviable Reputation. For several seasons the Nebraska In dian Base Ball Team has travelled throughout the length and breadth of the country and it has made an envi able reputation for itsolf wherever it has appeared. There is 110 question that the team embracos the finest In dian base ball players in the world. Our people will have an opportunity to see this aggregation of red experts soon. They will play the Danville team at DeWitt's park on Friday, Aug. 17. Game called 8 :15. Admisson 25c to everybody. * Street improvement is a thing urg ently needed in Danville. RIVER BRIDGE AS A RAGE COURSE That tho trotting of horses 011 the river bridge is uot prohibited is well enough established. At the same time it might bo proper for the comity com missioners to decide whether they are going to permit the bridge to be used as a race course, where lieck-to-neck races are pulled off at a rate of speed very nearly equal to the best trotting records. This is precisely what is being done nearly overy day mucli to the anuoy auco of tho general public which lias a right to the use of the bridge with out exposure to any of the dangers in cidental to such a use of the driveway. Saturday evening afforded an instance of the oxtreine to which the practice of speeding horses is frequently carri ed. It was during the interval between sunsot and tho lighting of the bridge, just as dusk was coming 011. Tho side-' walks were filled with people, mostly women and childreu. Two men, both of whom are known, drove upon the bridge very nearly abreast. With a sharp word of command, which the horses, trained animals, well under stood, the two men started in for a race. Tho horses literally flow over the paved drive way. It is not hard to picture what might have occurred if the horses plunging aloug side by side occupying practically the entire widtli of tho bridge had come iu contact with a wheelmen in the dim light or if a child had wandered from the sidewalk into driveway just as the race was on. The utmost indignation was expressed by persons 011 the bridge and the at tention of the chief of police was call ed to the matter. If the welfaro of the splendid bridge doesu't enter into it at all, it is ob vious enough that the safety of the public demands that racing 011 the bridge should cease. The matter will he laid before the couuty commission ers at their next meeting. Meanwhile the chief of police, who feels sure of his authority,so far as ono half of the river bridge is concerned, will mako arrests if thero is auy repetition of Saturday night's racing. JURY LIST FOR SEPTEMBER COURT Curtis Cook and W. Boyd Moore yes terday afternoon finished their work of drawing jurors for the September term. A large venire was made neces sary by the Dietrich homicide case. The following is the list: GRAND JURORS. Anthony township—B. C. Denuau, William J. Mohr. Cooper township—David Wertiuan, Jacob M. Shultz. Danville, Ist. Ward—Edward Bell, John G. Waite, Ellis Reese. 2nd Ward —Ellis Rank, Samuel Sainsbury. 3rd. Ward—Wellington Roto, John Walize, John Eisenhart. William J. Rogers. 4th. Ward—George Gothing. Liberty township—Daniel F. Blue, It. S. Gilder, J. P. Boudmau, Victor V. Vincent. Mahoning township George W. Rudy, Uscar Vastine, Jacob H. Rudy. Mayberry township—A. M. Bird. Valley township—Homer B. Cross ley. West Hemlock township—S.B. Flick. TRAVERS JURORS. Anthony township—-Jacob Holdreu, J. A. Whipple, Amos Johnston, Jacob Kramer, B. E. Stead, Daniel Moser, Peter A. Rishel, W. O. Kruinm. Cooper township—Charles Rishel. Danville, Ist Ward—John H. Hunt, Goo. B. Wiutsrstoen, Charles Linibor ger, Sam'l M. Waito,Richard B. Hul liheu, David C. Hunt, Walter Gas kins, OsoarE. Shultz. 2nd. Ward—John N. Price, David L. Guest, Harry E. Seidel,Benjamin Cook, David H. Reed, Thomas Welliver, John Mowrer.lliigh G. Pursell. 3rd. Ward James Grimes, Sr., John D. Moser, George Tilson, Patrick Fiuley, Charles Steigawalt, John C. Patterson, S. J. Welliver, Thomas J. Rogers, Alfred Forney, Jo seph Longborger, Samuel Werkheiser, Wesley Perry, Jacob H. Cole. 4th. Ward —Joseph Brietoubach, John Bruder, George Bachiuger. Samuel Mortimer, Augustus Brandt, Thomas Welsh, Daniel Deiffeubacher, Jasper Perry, Adolph Boetinger, Nicholas Hill, Thomas Kear, Sr., Thompson Jenkins, Robert Farloy. Derry township—Charles E. Shires, Sr., C. H. Springer, Norman F. Bechtel, James F. Pattersou, William Lobach, Sr. Liberty township— E. W. Snyder, G. W. Mosor.E. Bastiau.B. F. Mosser* smith, Thomas Perry, D. A. Clowell, Samuel Waguer, James L. Bittlor, John M. Robinson, M. V. Maddou, Jonathan Faust, William Curry. Limestone township—Thomas Watts, Charles Shultz,Joseph W. Derr.Thom as Bailey,Charles Golder, John Zauer, Ambrose Miller, Elmer Schuure, John C. Foulk. I Mahoning township Martin L. Bloom, Frank Schram, O. S. Edmon son, William H. Maust, W. T. Mad 'den, Lloyd Oashuer, William Sunday. Mayberry township Joseph A. Swank, J. W. Vastiue. Valley township—William S. Ohurm, William K. Davis,Samuel W. Pursell, James Kobiusou, J. H. Shultz. Washingtonville Charles Gibson, William Robinson, George W. Miller, Benjamin Deiffeubacher, A. B. Gault. West Hemlock township—Hiram E. Crumley, A. J. Balliett.T. M. Win tersteen, Joseph H. Wiutersteeu. Roosevelt at York. A dispatch from York says: Repre sentative Lafcan has been officially notified by Secretary Loeb that Presi dent Roosevelt will visit York Thurs day, October 4. The presidout. will be I Mr. Lafean's guest during his stay in the city. President Roosevelt will de liver an address at the county fair in the afternoon. Factory Inspector Delauey issued in structions to deputies to order the dis missal of all children under 14 years of age employed in industrial establish ments and to prosecute employer^ BLAGK HAND SLASHES BERWICK SAN A murderous assault on a respect able Italian citizen of West Berwick, was made at an early hour Saturday morning, by five Italians, who are thought to bo black hand agents, but after receiving several severe slashes across tho face from stilettos, the man succeeded in driving his assailants away with a stick of wood. Friday evening five men were seen loitering about the home of Peter Montefuco, in West Berwick, but lit tle was thought of the matter and the family was unmolested during tho uight. Montefuco is a driver for the Home Brewing company,and Saturday morn ing at /) :JJO o'clock went out to the barn. Five men entered with stilettos and jumped 011 him. Ho grabbed a largo stick of wood and after a desper ate struggle duringjwhich his face was badly slashed with the stilettos ho drove his assailants off. They fled to wards tho D. L. & W. tracks, and Montefuco followed,but on account of his injurios ho gave up the chase after a short run. Ho. liowover, immediate ly informed the police of tho attempt 011 his lifo and tho officers were soon scouring tho county for tho men. Thinking they would take tho freight train that passed through Berwick at about ten o'clock Chief Clayberger of Berwick went to Bloomsbnrg.and with Chief Knorr of that town and officer Freeze, went to tho I). L. & W. sta tion to look for them, but tho train men informed the officers that on ac count of tho speed it was impossible for any one to get on between Blooms burg and Berwick. One of tho brake -111011 said ho had seen men at Briar creek who acted suspicious, and Clay berger at once went to that place to try to get them, but as yet no arrests have been made. Montefuco's wounds are not serious but his face will probably be badly disfigured. There aro good reasons to think that the moil who attacked Montefuco are black hand agents, ns he has often as sisted the authorities in laying bare the crimes committed in that neigh borhood. Only about two months ago while returning to his home one night he was set upon by some strange men, but he succeeded in driving them away. Special Convention. A spocial convention of the State P. O. of A. lias been called for Philadel phia 011 August 23rd. to take action upon the plans for the orphanage at Mitninville near Berwick. Each camp in the State will elect two delegates and the convention will adopt the plans and authorizo the construction of the building as recommended in the report of the Orphanage commit tee that the Mitninville site. Locusts Blight Chestnut Grove. In tho chestnut grove of Coleman K. Sober, of Lowisburg. in Irish val ley tho work of destruction wrought by seventeen year locusts can bo seen 011 every tree and shrub. Fully a mile before the grove is reach ed tho effects of tho blight aro notice able, the groat trees in tho distance prosouting tho appearance of having boon tho centre of a forest firo. The leaves aro brown and sore, as if killed by heavy frost. Profossor Nelson F. Davis,professor of biology at Bucknoll university,who recently inspected the grove, says it will tako tho trees three yoars to re cover from tho blight. Tho injury is caused by the sting of tho female locust when sho deposits her eggs in slits which sho makes in the smallor branches of tho trees. Mr. Sober has uearly 400 acros in Paragon chestnuts. The trees aro still young, from throo to seven years old, but as they are grafted 011 native chest nut sprouts they begin to bear early. It was ostimatod that Mr. Sober's crop this year would bo considerably over 1000 bushols of chestnuts,but ow ing to damage douo by tho locusts it will not bo half that quautity. Iu soctious of tho orchard fully throo fourths of tho bearing brauchos have been killed by tho locust stiug. On several troos not a greou leaf was left,but uow shoots aro starting again, aud very few trees will be killed. Whou tho locusts begau to swarm in to tho grovo in Juno Mr. Sober made an effort to keep them off, but it was like fighting against an incoming tide. | Chickens were placed among the trees, and they did valuable work, They would leave corn aud run after the locusts, chasing thorn from morn ing until night. A fow troos aronud the hennery, with uoarly all thoir loaves green, shows the work done by the chickens. Birds also did thoir part well; tho English sparrow, robin, flicker, spar row hawk and woodpockor were al ways 011 tho alert. But what are a few hundred birds and chickens to the mil lions of locusts? THE SUMMER EXODUS. The summer exodus is at its height and the personal columns of the local newspapers teem with the names of -citizens on pleasure bent at the var ious resorts far ami near, seashore, lake, mountain ami country. The change of food, air and freedom from work doubtless are of great physical benefit to many people, but as far as comfort is concerned, the folks who remain at home have the advantage over those who goto the various re sorts. Old Academy Burned. The old academy building at Potts- ' I grove was destroyed by fire which broke out about two o'clock Saturday morning. The building has not been used for school purposos for a number of years. Lately the Pottsgrove band has occupied it. Most of the baud in struments were in the building at the time of the firo and were destroyed, i The loss oil the building is about sl,- 000, partly insured. The fire is believ ed to be of inceudiary origin. MISTAKEN FOR _A BORGLAR Night watchman \V. E. Young was mistakou for n burglar oil Saturday night and came very uoar receiving a bullet iu liis body. Photograplior James N. Irland on leaving his studio Saturday evening thoughtlessly left his bunch of kevs behind. It was not until toward the hour of midnight that lie missed the keys and he needed them badly. In leaving his studio ho closed the lower front door after him, which fastens with a spring lock. The key to this door, however, along with every othor ey tho photographer owned, were on the ring up iu the studio. Hunting up night watchman Young who is kuowu as a resourceful and ac commodating goutlemaii. Mr. Irland told him his trouble. In an instant the watcliman had an idea. A few min utes later Mr. Young appeared iu front of the studio witli a ladder. This, liowover, proved too short to reach the window iu front part of tho studio. It was long enough, how ever, to roach tho much lower awuiug next to it holouging to the building owned by 11. L. Gross. Iu a moment the ollicor saw how it could lie done. Ho would climb up on the awn ing, drag the laddor up aftor him and with its assistance reach the higher window through which he could easily climb and obtain the coveted keys. The plan worked all right and the oflicer was crawling over the awn ing when all at once at li is very ar, in an angry and excited toue he heard some oue shout: "Got down out of this or I'll put a bullet into you"—or words to that precise effect. The night watchmau had just time to look up wheu he found himself staring into the barrel of a revolver, which almost touched his face. The watchman, however, doubted the wisdom of getting down in too big a hurry and he shouted back: "Don't shot, I'm the night watchmau ; I'm Constable Young ; I'm no burglar!" But the man witli the pistol,leaning out the wiudow evidently didn't un derstand rind still angry or excited while the night watchman begged, ordered the intruder to get out and kopt 011 renewing his threats andJjraud ishing his pistol until it seemed clear that something was going to happen and the photographor as best part of valor sought refuge under the awning and John Eisenhart, who had just re turned home, leaped inside his store to get out of the range of bullets. By and by the facts dawned upon the man with the pistol. There was a good laugh, in which oven the night watchman joined,after which the man who caused the trouble lent a helping hand and the keys were recovered. VERY FEW TRAMPS. According to the York Gazette, res idents of the rural districts of York county declare that they never see the typical tramp any moro. One promi nent farmer who lives along a main highway upon which a dozen years ago tramps were seen in swarms, de clares that 110 has soon but ono tramp in two years, that the 10110 wanderer passed the house ouly a few days ago and the children looked upou him as a veritable, curiosity. Must be in ex traordinary luck thoso York couuty es CAMPING SEASON. During this dolightful summer weather a large number of Danville poople are enjoying out-of-door life in camp. At least half a dozen parties from this city aro comfortably (?) housed under canvas in shady nooks. Frequently the campers are seeu re turn iug to town for a few hours (pre sumably for the purpose of re-stocking the larder) and in every instance they report having a fine time. Our Cattle are Healthier. State Veterinarian Pearson has filed with Secretary of Agriculture Critch field his anuual report for the year 1905, in which ho states that great pro gress was made during the year in the suppression of anthrax, and tuber culosis is becomiug less prevalent amoug cattle and that last year this disease was the causo for the de struction of 1352 head of cattle in Pennsylvania. A Prolific Harden. Cornelius Miuier has a stalk of corn and a tobacco plant growiug on his lot at No. 25 Cooper street, which well illustrates the exteut to which vegetation thrives this season. Both the corn and the tobacco came up of their own accord, the former attain-, ng a height of 12*6 feer, while a leaf of the tobacco plant measures 2 feet, 7}£ inches in length aud is 15)£ inches wide. THE LAKGEST (?) I Alex Ashton, Sr., of No. 26 Cooper ( street, who has had one of the* finest ; gardens in that neighborhood for years, 1 has some fluo tobacco growiug,a single ! leaf measuring in length 33 iuches and ! 18inches in width. A sunflower stalk in his garden measures inches in circumference and 11J£ feet in height ; one flower ou it measures . iuches in circumference. Next? Presented by John Bvans. ; The corner stoue of the additions to the Beutou M. E. church was laid with appropriate exorcises ou Sunday. The corner stone is of ludiaua lime ( stone, was contributed by John Evaus, . of this city,and bears the inscription: "Methodist Episcopal Church. Re built 1906" | Camping at Lithia Spring. The following party of young ladies left Mondav for Lithia Springs where they will enjoy several weeks of out door life in camp: Misses Florence Price, Sara Beaver, Clara Detweiler, Auuie Steinbreuuer, aud Lorraine Phillips. The party is being chaperon ed by Miss Anna Gearhart. Every workingmau is entitled to a I wage that will permit him to maintain 1 his family in comfort. 1 NEIGHBORS SHOW GENEROSITY The farm of Clarence Shultz, Wost Hemlock township,oll Friday present ed a busy sceue wheu tlie whole ueigh borhood turned iu to assist to harvest the oats crop. The barn of Mr. Shultz was destroyed by lightning last Mon day,along with nearly all his wagons, his farming implements,liaruoss, etc., and the timely assistance rendered to harvest his oats, woll illustrates the generosity and the fine feeling of fel lowship and sympathy that prevails among rural folk. The oatH covered a field of twenty five acres ami the entire crop was cut aud shocked with 110 other cost to Mr. Shultz than the furnishing of supper to the men engaged. The "frolic" lastod from 2to « o'clock p. m. Five self binders woro employe} along with fiftoen men who were kept liusy shock ing the oats, which was very heavy. Of the self-binders used three wore Deering and two Piano machines. Naturally thero was a good deal of rivalry between the owners of the different binders to see which would make the most headway and do the best work anions the heavy oats. Mr. Shultz has not as yet formed any definite plans as to rebuilding. Along with his barn seventy tons of hay and twenty-eight loads of wheat were burned. His loss iu all was some S3OOO, which is less than one-half cov ered with insurance. Bad Freight Wreck on Reading. A bad freight wreck occurred on the Philadelphia and Heading railroad at Hall's station Saturday morning about 9 o'clock, blocking the tracks all day. No one was hurt, the engineer ami fire man of the one freight jumping wheu they saw that the collision was inevit able. An engine, three cars, and a caboose are practically destroyed. One of the trains wrecked had back ed down on the curvo just below the station to make way for the Williams port aud North Branch train. The engineer of the second freight, which was oil tlio same track aud also east bound, did uot see that his track was blocked until too late to stop his train. Both he aud his fireman jumped, es caping uninjured. The caboose aud three last cars of the first freight were smashed to pieces and scattered over the two tracks. The ougine of the second train was twisted squarely across the track. Fortunate ly the wreck did not cutch fire. The accident happened about it o'clock Sat urday morning, and a wrecking crew was at once dispatched to the scene, but it was late iu tho evening before even one track could be gotten clear. Passeuges wore being transferred over tho Penuslyvauia road. The passenger trains on the Oatawissa blanch were all late Saturday. Will Dismiss the Operators. A sweeping change is soon to be in augurated by the D. L. & W. railroad iu the management of the system, and this road will bo the first in tho coun try to adopt a system that is in voguo iu Europo. All tho telegraphers along the entire line will be dispensed with, tho operation of trains will bo con ducted solely by the uso of a block sigual system, which will bo supple mented somewhat by telephones. Official announcement was made at tho goueral offices of the company at Scrautou Saturday of the proposed change. The automatic block system will be installed at an early date not only on the main in but 011 all tlio branches. Tho main line is already equipped with the block system aud tho change can be inaugurated there in a short timo. The new method will not be employ ed on the local branch for some time, however, as this branch is not yet equipped with the block system, but work on the samo, it is understood, will shortly bo commenced. Under the new regime, trains will be controlled under rulea like those practiced in Kngland w here train op erators arc unknown. Birthday Party. A pleasant surprise party was ten dered Edward (Juthbert at his home, Riversido Heights, Saturday evening, in honor of his 74th birthday. The Riversido orchestra furnished music. A delicious supper was served. The guosts were: Mr. aud Mrs. Joseph Reed, Mr. and Mrs. George Cuthbert and children, Mr. aud Mrs. John McCloughau, Mr. 1 and Mrs. George Bennett and children, ' Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hummer, Mr. and 1 Mrs. Joel Raobuek, Mr. and Mrs. 1 Lewis Herman, Mr. and Mrs. Walter \ Swank, Mr. and Mrs. Grant Huber, Mrs. R. B. Bird, Mrs. William Kiln . bel, Mrs. Huzclet, Mrs. Emma Shan non, Mrs. Lewis Crick, Mrs. 11. Fet terman, Mrs. John Geist, Man Hum mer, Jonnie'Dyer, Emily ami Irene Herman, Miuie aud llezie Yeager, Flossy Fetterman, Marion Shannon, Florence Reod,Nellie Rachuck, Nellie Cuthbert, Joseph Shannon, Charles Mills,Edwaril Hummer, John Horrick, Charles Shepperson, Waltor Chapman, Clark Fowler, James and Charles Reed Amnion Cuthbert, Ernest Bennett and Lloyd McCloughau. CASTOR IA For Infants and Children. The Kind You Have Always Bought Released on Ball. James Ford and David Lowery, of Danville, who were committed to jail in Bloomsburg, some time ago oil the charge of assault and battery, and re sisting an officer, wero released on bail Saturday afternoon. The fight in which the men figured occurred at Ber wick. A PRETTY GOOD SWAT. The backbone of Summer, if not broken, got a pretty good swat the last few mornings with the temperature hovering around fiO degrees at sunrise. Warmer weather is on the way, though no pronounced hot wave. i When Hair Falls Then it's time to act! No time to study, to read, to experi ment! You want to save your hair, and save it quickly, too! So make up your mind this very minute that if your hair ever comes out you will use Ayer's Hair Vigor. It makes the scalp healthy. The hair stays in. It cannot do any thing else. It's nature's way. The beet kind of a testimonial ** Sold lor over aixty yearn." A Mado bvJ.c. 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