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VOLUME 78. RiRMD OffKERS HE ARREST The P. & 11. railway company, which for some timo past has suspected that it is being systematically robbed of coal, established indisputable evidence of that fact yesterday morning and as the result of the discovery a resident of the foreign quarter was arrested and committed to jail. The story of the arrest contains some sensational features. As soon as the railway people became convinced that large quantities of coal were being stol en here while in trausit,Special Otllc ers Pursley and Simmers were put on the case. The two officers made it a point to be on the ground yesterday morning about four o'clock, before daylight, just at the time when the south bound freight carrying largo qantitiesof soft coal was expected to pass through. No sooner did the train come rolling into town than the officers, who were hid ing, discovered that their trip to Dan ville was not in vain. *As usual the train—a long ouo—stop ped north of the station, which left the rear end standing iu the vicinity of Sycamore street. Scarcely had the cars stopped when a man made his ap pearance and mounting a car proceed ed to fill a bag with coal. The officers were after evidence of an indisputable sort,and they permitt ed the man to carrv off three bagfuls of ooal ; when he returned for the fourtli bagful Officer Pursley proceed ed to make an arrest. He failed, how ever, io properly size up his man, who was a stout and wiry fellow and no sooner did Pursley lay hold of him than he clinched with the officer. In the struggle the two men fell down over the high embankment, which flanks the railroad at that point. The officer physically was hardly a match fo the coal thief and no sooner did he regain his feet than he was thrown down again and repeatedly the two men rolled over and over not stopping until they were at the foot of the em bankment and within a few feet of the creek, which flows by at that spot. By this time officer Simmers had come to the rescue and the two officers hurried the arrested man down to city hall, aud delivered him to Oh ief-'»f-Police Mincemoyer, who put the fellow in the lock-up. The man arrested gave his name as George Gudalevich aud his residence as 011 Sycamore street. Eight o'clock was fixed as the time for the hearing. Meanwhile the two P. & R. policemen, accompanied by Uhief-of-Police Mincemoyer. visited the dwelliug of Gudalevich aud in the kitchen found the three bags of coal abstracted from the train yesterday morning while in the cellar was a de posit of four tons of soft coal. Upon being arraigned before Justice Oglesby Gudalevich declared that he had picked up the coal alougsido the railroad. The justice held him for court iu three hundred dollars bail, which he was uuable to procure at that time and consequently was com mitted to the county prison. Gudalevich has a wife aud five chil dren. After ho was committed to jail some of his friends in the foreign quarter began to interest themselves iu the matter. About noon through their efforts a bondsman was procured 1 aud the man was released until court. Repolnting Church Walls. T. L. Evans' sons, who last summer were awarded the contract for report ing the walls of the Grove Presbyter iau church, have begun work on the building. It will prove a difficult aud rather slow job. It is true, the eutire exterior surface of the walls will not have to be goue over, as there are mauy places where the mortar placed between the stoues when tlie wall was laid up some thirty years ago still re mains firm aud intact. The most difficult part of the work lies iu the front of tlio building and the steeple. Scaffolding will have to be erected here reaching up the steeple as far as the stone Work extends. For other portions of the building, a port able scaffold will suflice, which not being attached to the building, can be moved along ns the work advances. The work will occupy about two weeks. NEW FORM OF AMUSEMENT. The Mouesseu Daily Independent in forms us that "tne children of Moues seu have buckled onto a new form of amusement." It turus out that they have taken to the sliug shot,an inven tion that was not even new in the duvs when the youug shepherd of Bethle lieni slew tlio giant champion of the euemy of the ]>eople with a smooth stone from the brook. From that dny to this the sling shot has been a menace not only to Philistiues but al so to the most amiable meu and wo men. A "new form of amusement!" Hardly too new. Chestnuts Shipped to Seattle. The fame of C. K. Sober's Irish val ley chestnut groves lias reached frout coast to coast. It is safe to say thai there are none liner grown on tlib plauet. Mr. Sober has given time and atteii' tion to the perfection of bin chestnut crop. The average chestnut inches across and % of an iucl long. There has just been shipped fron the Sober groves a carload of chest, nuts to Seattle, Washington. Then were about 500 bushels of chcstuuts ii the shipment. 11-YEAR-OLD GIRL VICTIM OF FIRE One of the most shocking and heart rending tragedies that has over taken place in Danville occurred Saturday afternoon, when the clothing oi little Lizzie McVev, the eleven-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Mc- Vey, Ash street, took tire, the last shred nearly burning from her body, tho injuries in dieted being of such a serious nature that death resulted about twelve hours later. Tho terrible occurrence took place shortly after one o'clock. The familv of Harrv Hancock, who resided a coup le of doors from the McVey home, wore moving and some papers, which had lain under the carpet, had been carried out into the back yard and set on tire. Tho fire, it was supposed, had burued out and the several women who were assisting at tho moving were busy in the house, when they were startled by loud and agonized screams in the back yard while nearly at tho same moment Margaret Powers and Cora Scott, two little gins playing in tho rear, came flying front crying that Lizzie McVey was on fire. Mrs. Hancock, Mrs. En gene Harder,and Mrs. George F. Jtoud man, followed by Ralph Fisher, who was battling the goods, instinctively rushed into the back yard to save the child. A spectacle followed that will haunt theui to their dying days. The child was already a pillar of flame aud, frantic with pain and terror,could not be controlled loug enough to make the efforts to extinguish the fire of any avail. While Ralph Fisher, regardless of his own safely tried to tear the clothing off the child, Mrs. Harder aud Mrs. Hancock seized a rug with the intention of smothering out the fire, but before thev could use it the child broke loose from Mr. Fisher and made a dash for Mrs. Boudmau. Every one was in peril of being set on fire by the frantic child, who screaming aud beat ing off the flames that darted up around her face dashed first in one direction aud then in another. Mrs. Boudman barely escaped coming in contact with the burning child, when Mr. Fisher, assisted by Wallace Scott, who by this time had arriv d. again caught the child aud tore from her bony the remuant of clothing that still retrained on her person. In the oper ation both men wero burned about the hands, Mr. Fisher so badly that he was unable to continue at work. The child herself was a frightful ob ject. Her hair aud her eyebrows were burned from her head. Her face and her lips were shockingly burned and the blood oozed from her mouth. Her oue limb from her hip to her knee was burned raw, while ou hor entire body from her knees to the top of her head the skin was burned off in large spots. Notsvithstanding she did not lose con- kOine one flew to Frank Russell's grocery, >» square or so away,and call ed Dr. Pautcs by telephone. Pending the physiciau's arrival the (illihi bore her awful agony in a way that was ro markahle. Her little body with its awful tortures presented a picture that melted the stoutest heart, while the nauseating odor of burned flesh added to the horror of the situation. As soon as Dr. Paules arrived the usual remedies in such cases wore ap plied. The body was wrapped in cot ton, which excluded the air and brought some relief. The child seem ed to rest fairly easily Saturday even ing, but while the doctor did what he could to assure the family he could not lose sight of the fact that the in juries were of a very grave sort. The mouth was still bleeding and the amount of injury sustained internally could not be fully ascertained. In cases of that kind, even when the patient promises to recover from the immedi ate effect of the burning, it frequent ly happens that a stomach derange ment follows that results in death | lu the case of little Lizzie McVey tie result did not long hang in the balance. Her injury us can easily be imagined was of the very gravest sort-. Death proved kindly and came to her re'ief shortly after midnight. How the little girl happened to take fire is not exactly known. With the other two little girls both smaller than herself.it would seem,she was playing in the back yard of the residence be ing vacated. Whether she revived the flame and continued to feed it with paper aud thus took fire,or in playing accidentally came in contact with the smouldering embers no one seems to know. It is a very sad affair. Lizzie was a bright aud lovable child aud the stricken parents have the deepest sympathy in this the hour of thoir sad trial and bereavement. Elysburg Couple Wedded. , Miss Sadie Reichenbach aud Simon P. Haas, both of Elysburg, were unit- j ed in matrimony last evening. TI»o ceremony was performed at 8 o'clock by Hev. Rishell, pastor ot the Elysburg M. E. church, ut the homo of the bride's mother, Mrs. Mary Reichenbach, near Rushtown. Ouly the immediate families of the con tracting parties and a few invited friends were present. Mr. and Mrs. Haas will reside for the present at Klysburg. Of course Mr. Rockefeller Isn't tied to business." Bverybody knows that he has managed to lay up a modest little sum which enables him to live without working more than he really cares to. BUT TO TBUTH, TO ÜBKSTT UTB LAW—HO FATOB SWATi XBI AHB »• WUAM Hi 11 1»" DANVILLE, MONTOUR COUNTY. PA., FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19, 19()(i. en won IS HIftEIED Employed in Painting I). L X: W. Station—Fine Improvements. The D. L. &W. railroad company yesterday completed the extensive con crete work emhiacing station platform and lengthy walk dowu to Church street,on which a largo force of work men were employed for nearly lour weeks. The concrete gang is now off the ground and their place is occupied by the painters who aro giv ing the station and other buildings a new coat of paint. All must agree that tho D. L. & W. railway company is showing a vast amount of enterprise and the sum total of improvements made is rather more than was to be expected in one season. Embracing platform and pavement leading to Church street, the stretch of concrete work constructed is over five hundred feet in leugth Tho plat form was completed last week. Tho pavement, which was thrown open to the public yesterday, is a very fine af fair and is a feature that will he es pecially appreciated by the traveling public. Before the concrete pavement was constructed, people on approaching or leaving tho station walked close along side the track which, when trains were passing, made it just a little dangerous. Tho concrete walk, there fore, has been laid at tho extreme southern side of the tract owned by ths railroad company, some ten feet from the track. It was stated at the station yesterday that the strip be tween the walk and the rails will be sodded over. Between the station platform and the concrete pavement, opposite the alley coming down from Lower Mul berry street, is a wide driveway cob bled with heavy stones to be used by teams approaching or leaving the sta tion. All that is needed now is to com plete the painting, when the 13. L. & W. company can boast of improve ments that will compare favorably with any other company and cast the P. & R. station, with its homely gravel walks, far in the shade. Hallowe'en Spirit. The youngsters have already caught the hallow e'en spirit aud the streets are becoming pretty noisy at night. Last evening some boys appeared on the street with horns, but they were promptly repressed by the chief-of police, who read the law to the youth ful serenaders in emphatic terms. Time wan wlieu it was customary to begin the celebration of hallow e'en about two weeks before the (late on which it occurred and to keep it up for a week or so afterwards. It was very entertaining to the youngsters but life was hardly worth living to the other soven-tenths of the population. No considerate person who has not forgotten that he himself once, was young, will deny the juveniles the privilege uf observing hullowo'en with ail that such observance implies, but let tin saturnalian revelry as far as possible be confined to oue niftjht. This should be quite suflicient for all sensi ble young people who have been taught that older persons have rights which they are bound to respect. Chief Mincemoyer has succeeded in keeping the observance of the Fourth of July within a sane and sensible limit and it is probably not going too far to assert that no will succeed in holding down the youngsters when it comes tor hallowe'en. Meanwhile all lovers of comparative good ordor and quiet will applaud his efforts. Broken Rail. Uuder the weight of a heavy freight train a rail on the D. L. & W. Mill street crossing broke about noon yes terday. The train passed over in safety but the break sufficed to reveal how, notwithstanding well built roads and ordiuarv care costly accidents may oc- The rail had every appearance of I being sound on the surface,yet apiece ; some eight iuches in length embracing the top or flange broke off, revealing a bad defect in the body of the rail. The break was immediately detect ed by persons near the crossing and the rail was removed and a new one putin, between the time of tlio mis hap and the arrival of the 2.11 pass enger train. Had the accident occur red out on tlio line where it might have passed unnoticed for the time be ing it is easy to understand how a bad ( wreck might have occurred on the i train that followed. Never Regained Consciousness. Daniellio Austatia, the man who was caught in the_flywheol as lie was I starting the engine at the rolling mill lat Berwick Tuesday morning,and hav • iug been thrown into the cogs, was so ' badly battered and crushed that he | was taken to tho lietwick hospital in a hopeless condition, died yesterday I morning at 4 o'clock. He did not re | gain consciousness after the accident. Operators Ciet a Raise. I The telegraph operators and tower i mon 011 the Shamokiu division of the ; Heading railway wero notified Tues i j day that, taking effect. October Ist., r I their wages are increased $5 and $lO a month respectively. WHAT PENN SAW BEFORE THE DEDICATION Rl IT GOVERNOR^O®^S^^EMOVED LI U I BtroKt Tilt PRCSIULUT AKHIVLU lira ffi bnjj ns County Commissioner C. W. Cook, of Valley township, while attempting to control a runaway horse Monday was dragged nearly a square, but escaped without very serious injury. It happened about 5:30 o'clock. Mr. Cook untied his horse,which had been standing in front of Joseph Smith's meat market, on Mill street, and was in the act of stepping into tlio carri age when the horse, taking fright, sprang forward ami begau to run. Mr. Cook, who had not yet gotten into the vehicle slipped down iusido the wheels. He had succeeded in grasping one of the lines, and either entangled in this or else pluekily holding on hoping to stoj) the horse lie was dragged under neath the buggy all the way from the meat market to the armory, whore he was caught by the wheel and rolled around several times like n ball. At this point the buggy and the man parted company, the former dashing along.out Mill street and the latter laying iu the street momentarily stuuued. The thrilling spectacle was witnessed by M. 11. Schraui aud one or two others, who immediately ran to the assistance of Mr. Cook, who did not seem very seriously hurt aud was able to rise unassisted. Tho man was blooding from two gashes, one above and the other below | the left eye. There was also a bad | abrasiou on his nose and an injury on 1 one leg below the kuee. Ho also com- • plained of internal pains. He was as sis ted to Dr. Paules' drug store, where! his injuries were dressed. It is not thought that he is seriously hurt. Tho horse was caught on North Mill ; street and returned to the owner. j Flooded With Buckwheat. Although there have been reports of \ a shortage in tho buckwheat crop in some sections,the experience of a Ben- j | ton miller yesterday would seem to contradict the reports,says the Blooms burg Daily. i John J Mather, of Benton, was iu need of a quantity of buckwheat, and foariug that he could not get the sup-1 1 ply he wanted, he started an agent out through the country iu au effort to ] buy up buckwheat at 00 cents a bushel. 1 In two hours he was offered more buckwheat than he could use. Other millers report the same conditions. Odd Fellows in Session. The grand encampment, I. O. O. F., of Pennsylvania, is assembled at York in annual session. The report of the grand scribe shows that there are 16,- 086 Odd Fellows in the State and the number of encampments is 252. The increase in membership during the year was 1,077. Iu the prize drill of tho Patriarchs Militant Canton York won for the second time the Stokes 1 medal and forty dollars for the best' drilled cautou iu the State. Canton Altoona took the Cogswell medal and | twenty-five dollars for second prize. Canton Tyrone won tho third prize and fifteen dollars in cash. If West Chester's new law is enforc ed—a doubtful proposition—it will cost $5 to spit 011 the sidewalk here after. IRON FLAG STAFF AT HOSPITAL The authorities of the hospital for the insane are about signalizing the completion of the line improvements just installed hy eroding a 125-foot flag staff,which will lift the stars and strips to ail altitude that will make them visiblo for miles around. Aside from this fact, however,there is a story hanging on the flag staff it self, which latter has no parallel in anything iu this section being entire ly of irou. The flag staff, which was furnished by Buchanan & company, ar rived at tlio hospital Monday and yes terday afternoon was hauled from the cars to the site 011 the grounds where it is to bo erected. The iron pole,which is intlio form of ji series of tubes jointed together is in two parts, one part being 0:3 foot, and 4 incites long and tfce other 03 feet and 4 inches long. The two sections as shipped lay sido by side taking in the entire lougth of two cars. The total weight of the pole when the two sec tions are united will be no loss than five tons. At the bottom the big tube is 14 inches in diameter; it tapers to four inches at the top It will be raised at the very spot whore the smaller wooden polo stood that was erected during the Spauish- Amorican war—iu front of the hospit al about midway between the main en trance and the gato house. W. A. Shopporsou had the contract for hauling the iron polo. Owing to its great size and weight it proved ex | ceedingly difficult to handle on wheels, but Mr. SJiopperson managed to trans port it froui the cars to the site it is I to occupy without mishap. Still more ! difficult piobably will be tho work of raising tho 125-foot iron staff". First i of all an immense foundation of cou- I crete will have to be laid in which tho i polo will bo sunk to tho depth of niue j feet To assist in tho raising a trench I will be dug, in which tho iron pole will lie at a slant with its lower end on the level that it will occupy when raised. An immense gin polo will be erected by the means of which the flag staff will be swung into a vertical posi- I tion. The iron polo at the hospital is the first of the kind to he erected iu • this vicinity. Will Learn Engineering in Texas Lloyd Harris, son of our townsman A. G. Harris, left yesterday for Can yon City, Texas, where lie will enter the employ of his brothor, George \V Harris, who is division engineer 011 the Santa Fe railroad. It is the inten tion of the young man to learn civil engineering from the practical side of the profession. Two Cent Mileage Assured. S. N. Williams,secretary of tho State board of trade, says that enough can didates for tho legislature are ou rec- I ord as favoring a two cent fare flat railroad rate to ensure tho passage of necessary* legislation at tho coming session. Re*. J. E. Huber.of llauover, form er pastor of St. Hubert's church, thi» city, visited friends in this city yes terday. There is a multiplicity of purtj ' names in the State this year. PERSONAL PARAGRAPHS Mr. and Mrs. William H. Aroy, of Lattimer, spent Sunday at the homo of Thomas Lewis, who is an uncle of Mrs. Arey. Robert Bibby, of Milton, spent Sun day with relatives in this city. George S. Maiers, of Shaniokin, spent Sunday with his parents, Mr. and Mrs George Maiers, Market street. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hoffman, Miss lamina Brown, Miss Dorothy Nace, Miss Ethel Hoffman and William Smelsor, of Snnbury, and Mrs. Hay Hoffman and tlie Misses Henna and Alico Huffman of Point township, Northumberland county,spent Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Petor Winters, Pino street. Mr and Mrs. J. li. Keeler, of Mil ton, are visiting at the home of Mrs. P. B. Keeler, Mill street. Mrs; J. 11. Colo and Mrs. Elizabeth Greenawalt are enjoying a visit to Buffalo and Niagara Falls. Mr. and Mrs. George Billman, daughter Barbara, and nioee, Miss Mary Johnson, of Heading, are visit ing Mrs. Billmau's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Divol, Church street. Mrs. Frauk Woodside, of Sunbury, spent Sunday at the homo of J. H. Woodside, Mowory street. Houboii Boyer,of Wilkes-Barre,s]>ent j Sunday with li is family on Honey moon street. Adam Wagner, of Washiugtouville, spent Sunday with friends iu this city. Mrs. J. E. McQuaig. wife of Dr. J. E. formerly of the hospital staff, is'visitiug Miss Olive Thompson, Bloom street. Curtis Feinour, of Pottsgrove, spent Sunday at tho homo of Mr. and Mrs. George A. Rossmnn, Pino street. JoseplTY. Sochler.of Sunbury, spent Sunday with his family on Front street. Mr. and Mrs. Valontine [Clark, of Irish Valley, were the guests of Rev. C. W. Haver over Sunday. Mr. Clark owns a pastuerized milk plant that disposes of 500 quarts daily. Miss Margaret Austin, of Scranton, spent Sunday at the homo of Mr. and Mrs. Frank liussell, Vine street. Miss Bessie Hess spent Sunday with friends in Bloomsburg. Miss Amelia Hartman has returned from a trip to Philadelphia and At lantic City. Miss Laura Pock returned to Phila delphia yesterday after a visit at the homo of Miss Pauline Farnsworth, I West Mahoniug street. I Misses Carrie Hoffman and Mae Dreifuss spent Tuesday evening with I friends in Bloomsburg. I Frank Tiorney,of Bloomsburg, spent . yesterday with friends in this city. James Scarlet, Esq., was a Sunbury , visitor yesterday. I Fletcher Kitchen and Frank Zeigler • of Bloomsburg, spent last evening with ! friends in this city. 4 J. B. Watson was a business visitor] in Scranton yesterday. E. S. Kase, of Lebanon, arrived in 112 this city for a several days' visit yes terday. I. UNITZ' FINE HENNERY Will Propagate Thorough bred Single-Combed White Leghorns. The handsome residence of Rev. O. M. Baruitz, South Danville, is rapid ly approaching completion and by November J at, it is thouglit.it will be ready for occupancy. A conspicuous feature of the establishment is (he largo and finely planned hennery in tlierear, which just now is receiving a coat of paint. As indicated by the building Mr. Barnitz is a chicken fancier and in tends to enter upon the raising of chickens on a very largo scale. It would bo a mistake,however, to fancy that he intends to enter into conipeti i tion with the farmers, raising chick- I ens of the common breed for killing. In the first place he will devote him self to the propagation of the choicest and most expensive breeds of fowls, which will fiud a ready sale among chicken fanciers and farmers who do siro to improvo their Jk breed of fowls. There will bo a large surplus of eggs , and these will likewiso be disposed of at advautage for brooding purposes. The heuuery alone is well worth a visit. It is built according to modern and most approved ideas and is un doubtedly without a parallel anywhere in this section. It consists of two wings one story high with a central building 18x18 feet and two stories high. Each wing is seventy-five feet long, twelve foet wide and contains two divisions. Walls and ceiling are plastered and the floor is of cement. One of the wings faces the east and the other the south. Thoro are numer ous windows, which admit abundant sunlight. In the central building there is a well by the side of which a gasoline engine au<l a force pump will be in stalled. The second story, which com mands a view of both wings of tfie henuerv, will he ovoutually occupied by a watchman. Mr. Baruitz, who is occupying the VauNostrand homestead pending the completion of his new dwelling, has a flue lot of choice fowls on hand. These are all thoroughbred single comb white leg horns,commonly called ' 4 egg machines" because of their wonderful capacity for laying. There are one hundred hens and the same number of roosters. On November Ist these will all be installed in the wing facing the south. The other will# will be usod for the incubators ami the ' 4 brooders". Tlie first incubators will be set about Jan uary Ist. By Juno 18th all tho chick niiß will be hatched,at which time Mr. Barnitz expects to have at least 1000 fowls on hand. One half of these will have to be sold in order to get the uumber of pullets required for the next season. Mr. Barnitz is thoroughly posted on all that relates to the propagation of fancy breeds of chickens and every thing will bo conducted in a scientific manner. To promote health among the fowls a portion of the hennery will bo set apart as a "hospital." To inspire terror in tho minds of chicken thieves a ferocious dog will have freedom of the premises at night. A dog with a record has already been purchased and yesterday left York by express for South Danville. Ho is an old fashion ed bull dog, which was on exhibition at the dog show at Richmond, Va., and more rocontly at tho big York fair. Danville Has New Club. Danville is to havo, this winter, a musical club that will be a crodit to tho town, tho organization having been established upou a firm basis un der the auspices of the Y. M. C. A. The club, to bo known as tho Y. M. C. A. Mandolin and Guitar club, of Dauvillo, was organized at the As sociation building Monday evening by the election of John Heuning, presi dent; James Kase,socrotary; aud Gen eral Secretary Beruhard, treasurer. A musical committee, composed of John Heuning, Walter Foust and James Kase, was appointed ; also Thomas A. Foltz, Thomas McDormott aud Ed ward Johnson were named as a com mittee to select club colors. The personel of the club is as fol lows : Mandolins; Harry Woods, Frank Eggert, Thomas McDormott, Frauk Grove, William Reese, Edward John son aud Austin Kiase ; guitars; James Kaso, Charles A. Hartt, Johu Winner, Charles Woods and John Heuuing; banjo, Thomas Foltz; violin, Walter Foust. The club will meet every Monday evening in tho Association building for rehearsal. Tho object of the club is to furuish music at the entertainments in the Danville Y. M. O. A., and also the organization will accomodate As sociations in nearby towns if its ser vice aro desired in an amateur way. Only Three Cases. Our readers will be glad to learu that diphtheria, which caused some auxiety a few weeks ago, is gradually dying out. There are said to be ouly three houses iu towu that are placard ed at present. The situation was at no time alarming, it is true, but diphth eria is a disease that it is uover safe to trifle with. The school board as i well as heads of families were happily ou the alert aud the disease was check ed before it gaiued much headway. NO 4 fOUR ROUTES CHANGED The notification of the rearrange ment of the rural free delivery routes emanating from the Danville post* office has been received by Post Mas ter W. L. Gouger. The changes will go into effect on the first of November. The changes on the Danville routes are the result of a visit to this city from Rural Inspector Shoenberger made early in September. The routes to bo changed are Nos. 1. 2, 3 and 4. The other routes will remain the same as heretofore. The changes greatly im prove the rural service that centers iu Danville, and among other things in creases to a considerable extent the number of homes that will be served daily with mail by the rural carriers. Below are given the four rearrang ed routes as they will be after the first of November: ROUTE NO. 1, has been changed to take Bald Top and returning to enter Danville by way of the dug road. A number of new subscribers are added to this route. No. 1 now runs from the Danville post office north and northwest to Mausdale; west to Tem ple corner ; noith to F. W. Diehl cor ner; west to Davis comer; northwest [ and northeast to Purtou corner ; north and wost to Bogart corner; west, southwest and northwest to Flick cor ner ; northeast to Long corner; north west and southwest to Robinson school house ; westerly and southwest to J. Billnieyor corner; soutiieast and sontli via Oak Grove to Bergor corner; east to Sheppersou; southwest aud south east on Bald Top road to Danville post otfico. Length of route, 22.5 miles. ROUTE NO. 2 has been rearranged and bottorod, 8 or 10 new homes being served. The carrier on No. 2 will leave the post office and go northeast aud northwest and north on Washiugtou ville road via Mausdale and Penu ho tel to A. J. Carr corner; southeast and oast to Dietrich corner; southeast aud southwest to Ed. Boyer corner; south east to Dyor corner; northerly and northwest to H. Cooper corner; east to Ortman corner; southeast,south and southwest to Houdricksou corner ; west to Thomas Rogers' place and retrace; south aud southwest to Blue coruer ; east to \Viuterßteeu corner; south, southeast and southwest to Danville post office. Length of r0ute,23.1 miles. ROUTE NO. 3 lias been "improved both for carrier and patron and sever al new homos have been included on the route. On No. 3 the carrier will leave the Danville post office and go northeast aud northwest to Forks; easterly and northeast to Styer corner; east to Paul Mausteller place and re- trace to Styer; west, to Benfield cor ner; north to Williams corner; easter ly to Moore corner; northeast and northwest, via Swonoda to Crossley corner; southwest to Sheep school house; northerly to A. Shultz shop; southwest, to B. Shultz corner; south east. and southerly to Sidler corner; southwest to Forks; southeast and southwest to Danville post office. Length of route, 21.7 miles. ROUTE No. 4 has been rearranged so as to accommodate about 8 new patrons. The carrier will leave the Danville post office and go northeast and east on Bloomsburg road to Hag onbuch corner; north to Foust corner: northwest to Everett corner ; northeast and north via Gulliver corner to D. Purcell corner; west to Monro school house ; south, southwest and west to E. White corner; north to S. W. Pur cell comer; east to Moore school house; north to Evarts corner; west to Sandal corner; northwest,west aud southwest to Kase corner; north and west to Bennett corner; south aud southwest to Forks; southeast and southwest to Danville post office. Length of route, 20.miles. The prospective patrons on the re arranged routes should show their ap preciation of the service that is being extended to them by procuring and er ecting their boxes at once, aud there by beiug in readiness on the first of November. Boxes can be procured from any of the hardware dealers in Danville. Tho specifications that must bo complied with, in regard to the boxes can be seen posted in the Dan ville post office corridor. To Pay Councilmen. A bill has been prepared by a mem bor of the State senate and it will be presented to the next general assem bly, to provide compensation for the members of city and borough couucil* and of schools boards. It will limit the amount to bo paid according to the population of the municipalities, aud is proposed to [go into operation in March, 1908. Appointed Chaplain. Rev. E. M. Gearhart, pastor of Trin ity Lutheran church in Sunbury, has been appointed chaplain at the Odd Fellows orphanage to succeed Rev. G. VV. Fritsch, of Suydertown, who movod to Danville. The new chaplain will goto the orphauago every two weeks and fill the pulpit in the church.—Sunbury Daily. Bear Scared the Hunter. i I While hunting on tho N esc o peck I mountains yesterday morning, Arthur I Warantz came face to face with a half , grown bear. Warautz, scared out of his wits,stood rooted to the spot,while bruin, probably as much frightened as the man,ambled otf into the woods. . Warautz returned home aud did no more hunting yesterday.