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VOLUME 78. KM Of "MI PECCI" " Auut Peggy" Seoliler,whose critic al ilinens was notod in our last issue, departed this life just as the clock WHS striking ten, Saturday morning.at the age of one hundred years and twelve days. Thus has passed away the old est person in this section and the only one hereabouts who has reached the century mark within mauy years. "Aunt Peggy" rounded out a cent ury of life on Monday, October 29th ana the occasion was observed in a way to do fill 1 honor to the loved and venerable woman, who lingered on earth so long beyond the average span of lite. "Auut Peggy's" good health, her wonderful memory, her eyesight and the interest she took in affairs,all were objects of much comment at the time. Few among those who assembl ed on her birthday dreamed, however, lhat the end was only a few days dist ant—that the ftail old body that seem ed so miraculously sustained to cele brate her one-hundredth birthday, in IUKJ than a week was to sliow signs of collapse and speedilv go the way of all earth. The cause of death was pueumouia, which developed Thursday after a four dav's illness, which in itself was not considered serious. ■'Auut Peggy's" maiden name was Margaret Sanders. Her father's name >vtif) Jacob Sanders and she was the list survivor of fourteen children. .She was twice married, her first hus bnnd being Thomas Hayes. Her sec ou 1 husband, Jacob Sechler, was an iurlueatial and well remembered man of this community and died in 1879. Mrs. Samuel F. Kicketts is a grand daughter of the deceased; John M. Sechler, Ferry street, i* a step-son, while Mrs. S. B. Kocher, at whose ho ne "Aunt Peggy" lived and died, in a step-daughter. There are a large ■iii.nbnr of other relatives including H i.ind nieces and nephews and even great grand nieces and nephews. All whose lives io any way came in con tact with "Auut Peggy" attest to her sweet motherly disposition, her de vout nature and her gracious person ality. The uuiversal love and esteem in which she was held proved a well spring from which came many tender tributes aud kind offices without num ber, which made her life worth living evou while many of its enjoyments were cut off aud she lingered in the very shadow of eternity. On her last birthday "Auut Fegfjy" repeated the beautiful sentiment that she had given expression to so often before and which was to the effect that in the very nature of things she could expect to live but a little while long (>;■. hut that in any event she was con tent and perfectly resigned She felt mat she had live.l a long time anil was willing to lay her bo lv aside, whenever it seemed to he the will of the Creator that she should go. Ac Hiss the fields from the Kocher home where " Aunt Peggy" breathed her last, iu plain view lies the home stead farm on which she first saw the light of dav over one hundred vears ago. It was around the hearthstone ol this farm that "Aunt Peggy's" fondest recollections centered. Even to the very last, when reminiscent, she was fond of portraying the beautiful pict ures of childhood that she retained in her memory. She could recall the nights of the old-fashioned winters. When she was still little more than a babe and her father to protect her from the bitlug oold wrapped her in a blank et aud carried her to bod. Fresh upon her mind even was the cironmstanee that her fathor first warmed the blank et by the fire. Later, as a girl of four teen, wheu Danville consisted only of »oii|e half dozen houses, she recalled Carrying cherries through the woods which lined Bloom street and selling them for six cents per quart nt the only store in town, which stood on West Market street near the- site of what was later the academy. This was before Feter Baldy opened a store iu the log building near the ri ter. In her declining years "Aunt Peggy's" memory dwelt on the days when men wore knee breeches and wore their hair hanging down their backs iu a cue or pig tail—long before the canal, the railroad or even the rolling mill was dreamed of. '' Aunt Penny's" death WHS the fifth to occur anions tlie circle of uear rela tives withiu the Hhort period of a lit tle over niue months. On February Ist, 1906, Mrs. John Secliler passed away. On February 23 the deatli of Mrs. Harmon Morrison occurred. On the Bth of June Mrs. Rebecca Secliler de parted this life and her demise in turn was followed by the sudden death of William Sechler on September 11.. These deaths anion*? near relatives fol lowing in such quick succession made a deep impression on "Aunt Peggy and she could not understand why she should he permitted to live on so far beyond the allotted years while others whose lives were so much mere psefnl than her owu should be cut down in tlioii prime. Kvideutly the grief over these several deaths bad something to do with hastening the end. Richards —West. At the l'riuity Methodist Episcopal parsonage TOJR Rev. IJ. DowOtt, Satur day evening Samuol R. Richards, of Pittstou and Miss Elizabeth West, of (bis city, were nuited in matrimony. The bride and groom were attended by Mr. and Mrs. Herman Kooli. CHESS EES WOIIEE PARIS, Nov. 14. The Tribunal of First Instance of the Seine, Judge Ditto presiding, at noon today grautod a divorce to the Oouutess De Castellane (formerly Anna Gould, of New York), and gave her the custody of her children, who, however, will not be allowed to he taken from France withotut the con sent of their father, Count Boui De Castellane. Tiie end of the famous case came suddenly. The court brushed aside the demand of the Count's lawyers for an examination of witnesses aud, as an ticipated, the public prosecutor did not even ask to bo heard. VICTORY FOB COUNTESS. As soon as the court assembled Judge Ditte handed down the judgment, which is a sweeping victory for the Countess. In granting her petition for divorce, the court gave the Countess the custody of hor children, the Count being allowed only the usnal rights to see them and share in the control of their education, which was uot con tested. The Count is given tlio right to see the children at stated periods at the home of their grandmother and keep them a month annually during the holidays. NO ALLOWANCE FOR COUNT. The Count's demand for an "alimen tary allowance of $50,000 annually," was pronounced by the court to be without foundation in law and was rejected. The only poiut decided in the Count's favor was the imposition of the inhibition of the Countess to take the children out of France without their father's consent. i The^courtJappointed 4 ;,the Presitfeut )f the Chamber of Notaries to liquTT ite the affairs of the husbaud and wife. COSTS PUT ON THE COUNT. The judgment was given with costs fcgainst the Couut. The decree, the 'eading of which nardly consumed ftvo niuutes, was delivered by the judge iu a voice so low as to be practically inaudible to the great crowd filling ;he court room. Many women climbed ihe chairs in vain efforts to hear the lecision, and when they were aw are ;hat divorce was granted they seemed actually to resent tiie loss of a public ;riul at which people in high .society would be compelled to testify. HISTORY OF THE CASIO. Anna Gould, the youngest daughter >f the late Jay Gould, was married to Uount Ernest Bouitaee de Was to I lane, lie eldest son of the Marquis de C istel ane, at the New York home of her irother, George J. Gould, March 4, 1895, the late Archbishop Cortigau, )fliciatiiig. Miss Gould's dowry was audersiood to have been $18,(MX),000, uul it was further stated that her in :ome was SOOO,OOO a year. Immediate ly after the marriage the couple left :iie United States for Frauce, where :he extravagant manner in which tliey ived attracted considerable attention. About live years after the marriage he Count and Couutess de Castellaue were reported to be financially 'em jarassod, it being alleged that the Jount had already spent about $7,000,- )00 of his wife's money. An adjust ment of the affairs of the Couut and Uouutess became necessary and consid erable litigation followed, with the result that the Gould family interveu -3d and the iuconie of the Countess was •ut down to 200,000. PROCEEDINGS BEGUN LAST FEB On Feburarv sof the present year the Couutess de Castellaue eutered a plea for divorce, the hearing of which tiegan beforo Judge Ditte, Maitro Uruppi appearing for the Countess and Maitre Bonnet for the Count. Evidence in the shape of correspondence between the Couut and women was presented lud the case wasadjourued to Novem ber 7, when the final pleas were made and the suit adjourned until Novem ber 14. On the following day, Novem ber 8, the case of the Count's credit ors was presented to the court and ad journed lor two weeks. The three children of the Castellaues j are George, Boni and Jay, the young est being the name-sake of his moth er's father, the late Jay Gould. Revisiting Danville. Milton T. Maguire, of Lebanon, a former well known resideut of this place, accompanied by his wife,is cir culatiug among friends in Danville and vicinity. Mr. Maguire is a na tive of Lebanon, but for a period of nineteen years lived in Danville, where he was engaged in the plumbing busi ness. His office was iu the opera house block, seeoud story front. Ho left Danville sixteen years ago and is at present with Smith, Liueaweavor & company, miners aud shippers of coal. While iu Danville Mr. and Mrs. Maguire are the gqests of Mrs. Wil liam Kauffmari, East Front street. They will leave today for a visit with friends in Catawissa aud Bloomsburg. St. Hubert's Fair a Success. The fair and festival held last week under the auspices of St. Hubert's church, proved to bo an unqualified success. The proceeds of the atfair amounted $o over SIOOO. The set of dishes was awarded to Mrs. George A. Stook, the gentleman's gold watch to George Nied and the lady's gold watoli to Miss Hophie Frank. *"PLKDGKD BUT TO TRUTH* TO 11 AAD LiW—NO FAVOR SWATB US AND BO VIAI MATA Amm," DANVILLE. MONTOUR COUNTY. PA.. FRIDAY. NOVEMBER lis, 19015. ! APPEAL AIH liS SUPERSEDEAS The sentence of Peter Dietrich will not go into effect as pronounced by the court,that is,Dietrich will not be con ducted to the Eastern penitentiary to begin his fourteen year's imprisonment ill fifteen days from date of sentence, October :< Ist. An appeal has been tak en, which is allowed as a supersedeas. The order was delivered to Sheriff Maiers on Saturday. The records show that Pet<*r Diet rich, ihe defendant.has petitioned the judges of the court, respectfully rep resenting that at a court of oyer aud terminer held at Danville, September 27, J9WS, lie was convicted of murder in the second degree aud that on Octo ber SI, his motion for a new trial was denied aud he was sentenced to ir.ider go imprisonment in the Eastern penit entiary for fourteen years; that an ap peal was takeu to the supreme court of Pennsylvania from judgment and sentence. The petitiouer prnyn tluit HII order umv l»! gr..utecl making said appeal a ! supersedeas to stay sentence imposed until the said appeal lie determined or dispose 1 of liy the supreme court. The court made the following order: "And now, November 9, 190<>, the ap peal iu this case is allowed as a sup ersedeas, the defendant Peter Dietrich to remain in the custody of the sheriff anil in the jail of Montour county un til sai l appeal is finally determined by the court. OHAIILES O. EVANS. K J." lior.ee Shot by Reckless Hunter. N. IJ. Welliver, a Derry township farmer, lost a valuable horse Tuesday as the result, it would seem, of a ran dom shot fired by a hunter. Mr. Welliver had been using the horse and on unhitching him turned him loose iu the field. Mr. Welliver then left tiie farm on business. Some time later oue of the boys was attract ed by queer movements ou the part of the hurse and on investigating found that the animal was badly injured by a load of shot, wliioh had takeu effect iu the fetlock of oue of the front feet. The shot had evidently been received at short range aud the bone was so badly shattered as to preclude all thought of recovery. There was but one course open aud that was to kill the horse i) order to sjrore hiui as much pain as possible. The animal was ac cordingly put out ot his misery the same day. Mr. Welliver was iu town yesterday obtaining legal advice. ile says that his farm is overrun with hunters aud the extent to which,not only the farm animals but also human beings are ex posed 13 daugui is illustrated by the random shot which struck the horsj The unfortunate occurrence, it would seem, marked the limit of carelessness ou the part of the man with the gun, who must have been hunting within a tew yards of the horse when a rabbit or a bird was aroused aud the man without taking the least precaution blazed away. Mr. Welliver is ou the lookout for the reckless gunner aud he declares that as soou as he discovers the fellow's identity lie will make him pay pretty dearly tor the outrage. Funeral of "Aunt Peggy." "Aunt Peggy" Sechler,whose death occurred ou Saturday morning, was consigned to the grave in the cometery of the Reformed church Tuesday af ternoon. The funeral was very large ly attended. The pallbearers were: John E. Rob erts, Jonathan Rudy, Lloyd Baylor, Michael Brockbill, Henry Wiremau aud Joseph Ritter. The services were conducted by Rev. Joseph E. Guy. pastor of Shiloh Reformed church. The flowers were very beautiful aud comprised tributes from Suubury,Ber wick and Danville. The following out-of-town persons attended the funeral: John Opp, Esq , Plymouth ; Jere Sanders and daughter, j Mrs. W'eller, of Wilkes-Barre; Mrs. Boise, and Mrs. Mary Boise,Mrs. Oir ard, aud Mr. aud Mrs. Harry Keefer, of Berwick ; James Sohuyler, Blooms burg ; Mrs. Efiße Yetter, of Philadel phia; Mrs. Eugene Suvder, of Suu bury; Mrs. Tyson aud Mrs. Latshaw, of Watsoutowu ; Mrs. Daniol Suyder aud daughter, Mrs. Ditzler, of North umberland; Rev. J. D. Oook and wife of Renova; Thomas Rishel, of Potts grove ; Mr. and Mrs. Harry Roberts, lof Clatawissa; Mr. aud Mrs. Pflter ' Rishel, of White Hall. 50th Wedding Anniversary. The rounding out of 50 years of hap , py married life w»s the occasiou for ; the gathering of the ohildren aud grandchildren of Mr. aud Mrs. B. C. ! Starner, at their home iu Liberty township, ou Tuesday. All enjoyed a pleasant day aud a good dinner, i Those presout were: Mr. aud Mrs. Joseph Hilkett, Mr. and Mrs. W. A- Coruelisau, Mr. aud Mrs \V. E Bat teraon, Mr. aud Mrs. W. C. Starner, Miss Myrtle E. Coruelisou, William B. Hilkert and Nelson W. Oornelison. The 110 th. The dentil of Frank Belski at the Miners' hospital at Ashland, makes him the 110 th person who has met deatli at a murderer's bands in North umberland county in 30years. In that time and out of the 110 but one man has been hung Detectives are making every effort to locate the murderer of Belski, who is a foreigner. It is be lieved that he is in hiding In Shamok -18. UN HOI OF | ICE EVMS Enthusiasm unlimited for its towns man, parading thousands, brass bands, drum corps and infinite red light, were the means adopted by the liappy citi zens of Berwick Monday to do lien or to their townsman, Charles C. Evans, the president judge elect of this district. Berwick outdid-herself—any previ ous demonstration ever lieid in that booming town was fur surpassed by the wild abuudon of last night's ova tion. A few minutes after seven o'clock the special left Danville with a crowd that taxed the capacity of the ten coaches of the train. And, incident ally, as oue of the jolly crowd was heard to remark, "Did you ever see a train leave Danville for auy occasion that didn't carry a big crowd'/' It was estimated that 700 people from Dauville, lueu and women, were in Berwick last night. At Catawissa anil Bloomsburg more people were takeu ou. At Berwick the right of way was giveu to the Dauville delegation. Forming at the station, four abreast, the local contingent, with music ahead, and fireworks everywhere, marched into Berwick, and was escorted into the line of parade. The arrangements had been well made and although the streets were jammed with trowds of people, the smallest details of the affair moved with studied soothuess. The feature of the parade was the illuminations. A seemingly unlimited supply of red lire was on baud, and auy quantity could be had by auy oue for tile asking. In the procession, lib erally distributed, were fire works floats that shed red tire aud Roman oaudles at every turn of the wheels. The pleasiutr courtesy shown to til Dauville deleagtiou was extended oveu to the parade where the local organiz ations had the head of the procession, afterward occupying seats of honor ou the speakers' stand. The parade, which marched in the following order, covered the principal streets of the town, disbanding in the public square whero the speech mak ing took placo: DIVISION NO. I. Wagons burning red light. Oatawissa baud, Dauville Republican club, Washington drum corps, Dauville Junior Stars drum corps, Danville, Dauville delegation, Wagous burning red light. Reliance Fire company, DIVISION NO. 2. Speakers in open cabs, North Berwick band, Rangers' Hoso company, Berwick merchants, W'ngous burning red light. Berwick Store company, Blacksmith department, A. O. & F. company. Rolling Mill. Wood car shops, Wagous buruing red light, Foundry department, DIVISION NO. 11. Berwick baud, Defenders' Fire company. Steel car department, Wagons burning red light. After the parade the crowd assembl ed around the stainl that had been er ected in Berwick's public square, where Judge Kurtz presided over the speech making. The oration of the evening was delivered by Edward Sayre Gearlmrt,of this city. Mr. Gear hart's theme was the message that Montour county sent to Judge Evans on election day—llß3 votes. Judge Evans, iu response, spoke of the gratitude he felt to the people who had eleoted him, aud how he would strive uuceasiugly to live true to the | trust that had been imposed upon him. At the couclnsiou of his address a large cluster of roses, a tribute from the Republican club of Danville, was presented to Judge Evans. He was deeply moved by the remberance, aud proposed to the willing throng,"Three cheers for little Montour," which were given with a will. General Registration Law. j From present indications Danville anil other boroughs aud townships of the State will iu another year be eu bra:cd by the personal registration law, which this year went into force iu all the cities of the Commonwealth. So well did the law work iu the cities, that it is now proposed to extend it to the boroughs and possibly even the townships. Senator John W. Crawford,of Pitts burg, aunouuees that at the next meet ing of the State legislature, he will take steps to have it ameuded so bor oughs—at least boroughs of a certaiu size—be included. Senator Crawford takes the ground that many of the third-class cities now existing, and which have the advant age of the registration act,are not any j larger thau some boroughs, and in deed smaller thau many. Crawford calls attention to the fact 1 that the floating population ill these large boroughs, where there are big industrial plants, is as great as ia the > cities, and he is of the opinion that ' the extension of the provisions of per- I sonal registration to such places would t be of incalculable benefit. The sensitive soul should abstain from politics. PERSONAL PARAGRAPHS Miss Lois Hover, of Plymouth, was the guest over Sunday of frieuds iu this city. Mrs. Arthur Walker am! sou Harold have returned from a visit with rela tives at Lehighton. Mrs. W. H. Myerly, of New York City, is visitiug at the home of her sister, Mrs. P. E. Harpel,Ferry street. Mrs. Herbert Wyle and daughter Bertha, of Staunton, Virginia,nre vis iting at the home of Mrs. Wyle's fa ther, Henry L. Gross, West Mahoning street. William L). Launmster left Saturday for Kensington, near Philadelphia, where he will conduct a series of evan gelistic meetings under the auspices of tiie Y. M. O. A. of that place. The Mioses Hatou, of Scranton, are visiting at the home of Mr. aud Mrs. F. H Vnnimn, South Danville. Miss Miriam Smith, of Middloburg, spent Sunday at the home of Mr. aud Mrs. Sam A. McCoy, Ferry street. Thomas Pritchard transacted busi | ness in Catawissa yesterday. Miss Martha liusholl called on friends in Bloonisburg Tuesday. Jeremiah Sander* aud daughter, Mrs. Morgan Weller, of Wilfces-Barre, were guests at the home of S. J. Welliver over Tuesday night. Charles P. Oearhart, Esq., left, yes terday moruing for a deor huutiug trip i in the White Deer mountains. Mrs. S. J Welliver left yesterday for a visit with relatives at Muncy. Reese Edmondson left yesterday for a business trip to Nauticoke. Miss Annie Pritchard spent yester. day in Shickshiuuy. John Gorman returned to Shippens burg yesterday after a visit at 'the home of his father, Edward Oormau, East Market street. Vv'm, H. Latimere aud sou Harry, of Calgary, province of Alberta, Canada, arrived in this city yesterday after noou for a several weeks' visit ut the Johnston homestead, Fast Market street. Mrs. James Frazier, of Washington ville, spent yesterday iu this city as a guest at the home of Mrs. Margaret Bird, East Market street. Mrs. Martha MeOolluui, of Espy, is tho guest of Mrs. Martha Y. Oearhart, East Front street. J. B. Marse, of Reading, was a busi ness visitor iu this city yesterday. Veterans in Annual Banquet. Encampment No. 83. Uniou Veteran Legiou, held its annual banquet at Stoner's hotel, Bloomsburg, yesterday afternoon. There are a number of veterans in Dauville who belong to the Bloomsburg emcampmeut aud the most of these were present at the ban quet Only those are eligible to member ship in the Union Veteran Legion who volunteered during the Civil war and served two years or over continuously in oue enlistment, or were honorably discharged for wounds received during such enlistment. The time of ineetiug was fixed at 3 o'clock, some two hours being spent around the banquet board. C.S. Forn wald was toast master. Edward S. Gearlmrt, Esq.. of this city,aud James S. Brown, editor of the Bloomsburg Republican, invited guests, made stir ring addresses, which were much ap preciated. These were followed by the veterans, who indulged in short talks, recounting in the lighter vein the lit tle episodes that helped to relieve the tedium of camp life when they were soldiers. Banqueters were present as follows: Dr. Jonathan Sweisfort, Dr. P. C. Newbaker, D. R. Eckman, Michael Breckbill, Charles Woods, P. G. Bay lor, William Minier and Henry Kern, i of Dauville ;C. S. Foruwald, W. E. i Coffmau, G. W. Mears, B. F. Sliarp- I less, H. J. Connor, Theodore Meuden i hall, Elias Utt, L. Cohen, J. B. Rob i ison, Fred.Gilinore, R. C. Buckalew, Jacob Keller aud Z. T. Thomas, of Bloomsburg. Playing Under Arc Light. Numerous complaiuts are laid be fore the chief of police relating to tho practice indulged iu by boys ot play ing foot ball under the arc lig night. What the lacks in good points is made up iu noise aud the ob jectionable language and the playing becomes quite a nuisance to the neigh borhood. Again, the arc light is ex posed to danger of being broken and not infrequently damage has been done in this way. Chief Miucemoyer is giving atten tion to these youthful foot ball en tl.usiasts, aud already several teams have heeu given notice to confine their playing to daylight hours and to select morn suitable grounds for their sport. Rumor Causes Excitement, A rumor that was very generally cir culated abuat the oenter of town yes terday afternoon but which, upon in vestigation, was found to be untrue, was that a man had been found dead iu a field along Bloom road. The story which was told iu several different phases, had it that the man had been shot accidentally while out bunting. The talo was, however, purely Imag inary. WAR 011 JOSE SCALE A. W. Stephens,the State's San Jose scale inspector, assigned to this local ity, has just completed a most thorough inspection of Moutour county, cover ing a period of four months, and is now arranging a series of demonstra tions that will occupy his time until the first of January. Mr. Stephens' tour has been the most thorough of any of the can vasses of Montour county. OthOT in spectors preceded him iu the work here, but until now nothing so far reaching has been accomplished. With the exception of Mayberry township aud a small district east and north of Exchange, Mr. Stephens has 'Visited every orchard and talked to every own er of fruit trees iu the oouuty. It was] a sort of a campaign of education. The inspector made his expeditious ou foot, and going from oue farm house to the next throughout the country, he examined the trees for tiie scale, and fludiug it,as he did iu most instances, lie showed it to the tree owner, told of its habits, its evil influences on the tree, aud how to get rid of it. With the complete data now at his commaud Mr. Stephens is arranging for a series of demonstrations with the limo-sulphur wash. Tho demoustra tions will start in a few days and will continue throughout tho county until Jauuary first. When Mr. Stepheus has completed his list- ot demonstrations lie will give it to the Morning News for publication. In regard to the prevalence of the San Jose scale iu Montour county, Mr. Stepheus says that there are vory few orchards in which the scale is not noticeable to a greater or less degree. Some weeks he found the scale in every orchard he visited. In the val ley east of Washingtonville, he found the least scale. Generally speaking the scale is most prevalent ou the hills among the young trees, aud least pre valent iu the valleys amoug the older trees. t 25th Wedding Anuiversary. Mr. aud Mrs. 11. S. Shultz, of Riv erside, celebrated their 25th. wedding anniversary on Saturday. A sumptu ous dinner was served. A number of handsome preseuts were received. Those present were as follows: Rev. aud Mrs. Joseph E. Guy, Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Young, Mr. and Mrs. S. W. Morrall, Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Kiiubel, Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Bird, Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Clark, Mr. aud Mrs. Amos Wolfarth, Mr. and Mrs. Elias Woodruff, Mr. aud Mrs. Walter Rus sell, Mr. aud Mrs. Jacob Shultz, Mr. 1 aud Mrs. James Shultz, Mr. aud Mrs. William Dyer, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Shultz, daughter Mildred, Mesdames Eli Hoover, Hannah Pitner, Oliver Hoover, Sarah Cleaver, Emma Sliau uon, William Amesbury, Mary Crom well, William Hausei aud daughter ' Darothy, Misses Mary Pituer, Carrie Woodruff, 'Miriam Shannon, Jennie Weaser, Hazel Yeager, Kate Yeager, Margaret Breckbill, Winifred Evans, May Evans, Jeunie Amesbury. Jesse Shultz,Ellis Reese,Mr. aud Mrs. J. C. Yeager, Mrs. A. Weaver, Miss Edna Dyer, Mrs. Jackson Good, of Dauville; Mr. and Mrs. J. W. S. Robisou, Mrs. Belle Creitzer, of Miltou; Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Cleaver,of Howelville ; Mr. aud Mrs. H. D. Quick,of Rupert; Mr. and Mrs. J, G. Quick, son George, Mrs. C. W. "Brown, of Bloomsburg; Mr. anil Mrs. Frank Heaubuch,of Ber wick; Mrs. Gertrude Ellis, of Kings ton; Miss Lou Rudy, ofSuubury; Mr. aud Mrs. John Spotts aud daughter Coreau, Giier Shultz aud James Shultz. Stricken With Apoplexy. Thomas C. Kear, the well-known i shoemaker on North Mill street, is ly-1 iug very critically ill at his home, j Spruce street, us the result of a stroke i of apoplexy sustained ou Sunday last, j At intervals for several years past he j has suffered from this cause, but the j strokes all were very light aud he soou ; recovered from the effects. Iu all he | has sustained some half a dozen strokes. | The one Sunday was a very severe oue [ and has left the man helpless aud uu conscious. Mr. Kear is seveuty-seven years of age, which considering the severity of tho attack leaves but poor prospects of recovery. He is a very widely kuown resident of our town and the news that helms been stricken will be received with much regret. Bloomsburg and Berwick. There isu't luucli love lost between Bloomsburg and Berwick these days. There was a fierce rivalry between the two towus for the election of the president judge of this district, aud Borwiok is loud in her exultation at the outcome. Bloomsburg, on the oth er hand maintains an attitude of quiet disdain. The inscriptions on some of the transparancies in the parade at the ' Evans celebration on Monday night refloct the sentiments of the Berwick I people. One of them road, "Blooms burg Gave Evans a Majority—Nit;" and another, "We Have the Judge, i Next the Court House." Will Remove Arnold. j Sheriff George Maiers and his dep uty, F, G. Peters, will leave for the Eastern penitentiary this morning, whence they will remove George Ar nold, a prisoner from Montour county, to the hospital for the insano at Nor ristown. Arnold was adjudged insane by a commission appoiuted by the Moutonr oounty court. WAGDI BURNS WHILE DRIVER EATS i j John Martin, a huckster, of near Ottawa, and well known in tills eity, where he disposes of much of his pro duce, was the victim of a most unusu al catastrophe in which Irts wagon and a load of produce and other articles were uestroyed by fire. Mr. Martin had been out on u buy ing expedition during Tuesday morn ing,and by noon his wagon was pretty well filled with the commodities of his vocation. He stopped fordinner at the Hilner home near the Jlethel church; tied his team, and leaving his pipe behind in the wagon, proceeded in the direcctiou of the savory odors that foretold of the midday cooking. Now the Hiluers have more or less | of a reputation, throughout the coun try, for preparing a tip top meal; so that possibly Mr. Martin may be par doned for not noticing the conflagration that was takiug place in front of the house, although the fire and smoke at tracted the attention of the neighbors for miles around. When the unfortunate huckster had satisfied the inner man, his attention was directed to what once was his proud equipage. The fire, which with out doubt started from his pipe, had by that time nearly burned itself out. Tiie wagon box and top were destroy ed and one of the horses considerably burned. But the list of Mr. Martin's losses from the contents of his wagon made a matter of serious proportions. 60 dozen of eggs (and eggs are pretty high just now), many pounds of bet ter,and a number of chickens,all were destroyed. In the wagou also were 2 horse blankets that burned, togethor with a new pair of shoes aud a new pair of over shoes. Talk of Through Electric Road. The Bloomsburg Daily last evening is responsible for the following : Although some are inclined to take a skeptical view of the much reported trolley road from Wilkes-Barre through to Sunbury, nevertheless the persist ency of the frequent reports regarding the same, and the manner in which these are received by the prime mov ers in trolley affairs strongly indicates that the proposed road is far from visionary, aud will probably be uu actuality realized in the surprisingly near future. The latest reports from Wilkes-Barre are that the proposed road is to be con structed by a company which is prac tically the same corporation that is ! building the present third rail line I from Wilkes-Barre to Hazletou, faiui | liarly known as the " Canuouball and the same report says that the road down the Susquehanna will also run into the handsome new station now being built for the "Oanuonball" road in Wilkes-Barre, If the present plans oi the men back of this project are carried out as out lined, they will in all probability buy up the rights of the Danville and Sun bury road, which will give them a right of way through both of those towns. It is even intimated that it is in anticipation of this purchase that the Sunbury line is now being held up. From Wilkes-Barre the tracks of the Hazletou road would be followed to Empire, aud thou would branch off to Nanticoke. From Nauticoke the road would follow the old Pennsylvania canal towpath pretty much all the way down to Northumberland. When a Bloomsburg Daily man in terviewed Atty. C. O. Yetter, of the I Danville & Sunbury road, and other I trolley men in this town regarding the matter, they would neither affirm or deny the probability of such a road going through; they mostly smiled j and looked wise. However, the impres | sion was gained that such a project j need surprise no one, even if work is i started next spring. A through line is | bound to come eventually, they all argee. Big Party. ! A party of thirty-two Danville ladies j had a most enjoyable day's trolley out- I ing yesterday. They journeyed to Briar Creek in the morning anil after being delightfully entertained at din ner at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Whitmire, at Briar Creek, they left for a tour of sight seeing in Ber wick. Returning to the Whitmire home,they partook of a fine supper be- I fore returning to Danville. Iu the party were Mesdames Samuel I Detweiler, W. .1. Williams, E. S. Smith, H. Shick, J. H. Eyerly, Wil liam Sechler, W. C. Williams, James Brosius, Anna Harder, U. Y. James, G. Hullihen.George Koat.J. T. Find ley,Richard Whapham, Arthur Myerly, William Young, Edward Diehl, B. Hitter, G. Reifsnyder, J. Bates, John Roadarmel, G. Boudmau, H. Albeck, G. Fenstermacher, W. Faugh,G. Leig how. C. Askius, Alby Snyder, W. Brent, A. Laßue.J. Swayze, aud Miss Dora Smith. DOES IT PAY? The Alleutown Morning Call has i been considering the vilification anc ( other unworthy elements of the receni campaign aud wonders whether ii really pays to be a candidate, even 112 successful one. "Does the satisfactioi of serving the public compensate foi all the man who would be the servan is compelled to undergo? Does an am bitiou to hold public position quickei the conscience nnder present day me i thodsV" asks the CalL "Ask the mai who lift® gone through the cupmalgn.' NUMBER 8 DIVISION ENGINEER B COUNCIL All details relating to owrying tlx Cliurcli street sewer through under the tracks of tho P. & 11. and the D. L. & W. railroad companies have now practically been arranged and unleaa there id delay in the further shipment of pipe the sower will be completed during the piiMiit month. G. J. Hay, division engineer of the D. L. & W. railroad company, was In this city yesterday morning and met the street and bridge committee of council, going with the latter care fully over the ground at the Ohuroh street crossing where the sewer will have togo through under the track. The D. L. & W. railroad company at no time showed any antagonism to the mero proposition to carrying the sewer through under the track; the only qnes tion seemed to be whether the lm proveiueut was one, whoso cost should bo borne by the railroad company or the borough of Danville. At the meet ing yesterday, at which the borough was represented by Messrs. Vastlne, Jacobs, Bedea and Hughes, it was ar ranged that the D. L. & W. people should proceed to lav the pipe, whioh will be of iron twenty-four inohes In diametre, leaving the question as to who shall pay the bill to be determin ed later. If it is discovered that the changing of the water course, which makes the new sewer necessary, re douuds to tho railroad company's ad vantage, then tho lattor will unhesit atingly assume the cost. That the railroad compauy will bo benefited the committee on streets and bridges thinks it demonstrated yesterday. Superintendent Turk of the P. & R. railway was in this city a few days ago and with the committee on streets and bridges went over the ground at tho Bloom street crossing, where the sewer also will have to be carried through underneath the track. The P. & R. people regard the improvement in its relation to them as a very vain able one and will do tho work at their own expense,sinking 2-1 inch iron pipe The sectiou to be laid by each of the railroad companies will be some twen ty-four feet in length Referred to Farmers. A business man of this olty. a mem ber of the board of trade,makes a pra ctical suggestion, which if carried out, would no doubt result in material ad vancement. boneHtiug the rural Mo tions and the town alike. He think* it is a matter that should be taken np by the farmers and would form a profitable subject for discussion at the coming grauge meeting. He takes the view that as industrial advancement in any center benefits those owning land around it quite as much as th wage earners and business men of til* town itself it devolves upon the farm ers to employ every uieaus to advance the industrial interest of the whole community. Just now,tho gentleman thinks, the agriculturists of Moutour county a well as those who live in the adjoin ing counties near Danville, have a good opportunity to show their enter prise by taking np the subject of beet culture, whioh at this tune is receiv ing much attention as a developer for the rural sections and a foundation for a thriving industry, where labor ii looking for employment. Throughout the west many new towns owe their origin to the beet sugar industry, while the land for miles around has increased in value tenfold. Tho crop is a most reliable one and reports from all over th® country reveal an enormous tonnage. Considering the vast areas of land availablo there would seem to be no reason why our country should not be self producing in sugar. At present the United States purchases immense quantities of beet sugar in Europe. The gentleman quoted has done some figuriug, which shows that under beet cultivation ten acres of land, properly cared for.ri'ill support a family. Thus between Dauville and Northumber land or within a radius of the same distance iu auy other direction, in stead of the large farms with indiffer ent yield and uncertain profits, if the beet were cultivated, we might have ten farms or iiomes where one exists now, while the demand for the pro duct would be an ever increasing one and tho profits would be unvarying and secure. Danville as a center would become a site of a sugar refinery. It would be an industry of importance, one of the vory things, we are looking for ; it would come without effort or expenditure of money as the logioal result of adopting cnltivatiou of tins beet Big Bag of flame. One of the largest hauls of game that liaß come to town this season was brought in last evening by Robert Y. Uearhart, of this city, and Harry Weaver, of Toby Run Hollow, who with a couple of friends were gunning on the mountains near Sonestown for a couplo of days past. The big bag of galne consisted of twenty-six pheas ants and ten rabbits,all of whioh were displayed at M. H. So'iram's store last eveuiiig. The fine haul m<<de by Mr. Gearhart and party, so far as known, lias been exceeded only once in Mon tour county this season and that waa by the record breaking luck of Harry Billmeyer and party,recently reported in these columns. These gentlemen, it will be remembered, bagged 38 pheas ants.