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Established In 1828. X). AVST LUTZ Editor and Proprietor DANVILLE, PA., FEB. 8, HM)7. Published every Friday at Danville, the county seat of Montour county, Pa., at 81.00 a year in advance or $1.25 if not paid in ad vance; and no paper will be discontinued until all arrearage is paid, except at the Option of the publisher. Hates of advertising made known on ap plication. Address all communications to . THE INTELLIGENCEK, DANVII.LK, PA. ADVERTISING RATES:—Auditor, Ad ministrator and Executor notices, 81.00; Charter notices, 3.">.00; Candidate announce ments (Montour County) in advance, 85.0J; Sheriff Hales, Orphan's Court Sales and all sales or advertising of that class, $2.00 per Inch for three insertions, brevier solid, and 25c extra for eight lines for each subsequent Insertion. POLITICAL. \\T E an' authorized to nnnoumr the W name of ANDREW .1. STEINMAX as candidate for the office of < 'ount.v Treasurer, subject to the rulesand decisions of the Demo cratic primaries. — IT is to be hoped that all this talk about plans for balloon races and aeroplanes and airships and all that sort of thing is not mere airy persi flage. The sky pilots are surely not merely gassing about their gas bags, and it is hoped that all these plans for exploring the vasty deeps above us will not go up iu smoke. — THE Do-Things-Diflerent man is the winner just now. He is iu de mand. People want new things or want old things done iu a new way. They insist on having things "differ ent." All of which means progress. The soldier of industry who wins the battle today must bo the soldier who really marches, not the fellow who simply marks time. — WHY does Chicago go so far a field looking for facts'! 11 is because she doesn't want to find them ? The medical experts are trying to saddle all the blame for the epidemic of con tagious diseases that is just now af flicting the city on the harmless, nec essary cow, claiming that milk is responsible for ravages of scarlet fever and other diseases. How silly, when the Chicago river is so offensively iu evidence. — IN another column we lake pleas ure in printing a pension bill, the author of which is Hon. J. Henry Cochran, of this Senatorial Distrist, which, we are sure, will meet with the approval of the masses of this Commonwealth. It is generally con ceeded that due appreciation is not given the old and deserving veteran, who so gallantly seveie 1 the bands of bondage and made this a truly free country. Mr. Cochran is a man of liberal heart and hand, and believes that a great State like Pennsylvania should contribute to the support and comfort of those who helped to protect and advance the interests of which is now the greatest State in the Union. The only fault we can find with the bill is the rate, which, we think would not be too much if it was even doubled, for the good old soldiers and sailors of the Civil War are fast fight ing their last great fight, and a little comfort or even a little luxury, in the shades of a (.nee worthy life will cheer and appeal to the Great Conqueror of Bight and Justice, and cause His smiling countenance and best admoni tions to follow such a worthy and prosperous people as those of Penn sylvania. -— WE wouldn't for a minute say anything against the greatness of St. Louis, but there is no disputing the fact that she is up against the real thing now. The World's Pair was all right, and there is no doubt that the balloon races will add to the glory and renown of the grand old town, but we rise to remark that the man who is looking for a short cut to fame lias the opportunity of his life right now in the chance afforded him of fol lowing in the foot-steps of the Duke of Argyle. We all know that all over Scotland, yes and ail over Eng land, too, from Lands cud to John o* Croat's, "God bless the Duke of Argyle" is heard every time a man scratches his back, and all on account of his scratching post. That's the idea—scratching posts. The man who puts up scratching posts in and about St. Louis will write his name 011 the scroll of fame in letters that all the world will read in after years. The doctors tell us gravely that the old town is to be afflicted with an epidemic of itch. That means that the Mound City will have to let upon all this talk about future greatness, financial stability, and all that sort of thing—stop talking about the things that are going to be done and come right up to the scratch. — ANOTHER chapter of current his tory, another incident from the record of every day life, in refutation of the threadbare liction that woman is not resourceful in time of emergency. This time the story comes from Great er New ork—from Riverside Drive—where dwell the millionaires and the multi-millionaires, in man sions so grand that princes and po tentates from the Old World sit up and take notice when they see them for the first time. The lady's name is Ethel—nice name that, but hardly calculated to inspire thoughts of hero ism; nor was it any particularly heroic deed this young lady perform ed; at least, she never saw anything especially heroic in it; it was all a matter of course with her. It was the right tiling to do and s|ie did it—just like a woman. Like Abou ben Ad hem of poetic renown, .Miss Ethel llolman "awoke one night from a deep dream of peace," and possibly Eastar bonnets, and smeled smoke. Now smoke is uo joke in the dead of night, when you don't know just where it comes from, and everybody else in the house is asleep. Apprecia tive of this fact, .Miss Ethel took a miff or two as she sat up in her her', just to satisfy herself tliut she was uot still dreaming, ami then she arose and slipped 011 a kimona over her robe du nuit —that's the kiml they wear on Riverside Drive—and stepped quietly out into the hall to do the work she instinctly knew had been given her to do. She knew the house was on fire the minute she emerged from her chamber, and saw the volume of smoke. Did she throw a pair of cost ly vases out of the third story win dow, and rescue a pair of feather pil lows by rushing down two flights of stairs with them tightly clasped in hep arms, as some men would have done—as many men have done—un der similar circumstances? Did she let out a series of wild shrieks, and then fall in a faint, as story writers so often have their heroines do? Not she. Neither nor nary. She glided swiftly along the hall to the room where her parents were sleeping, and she rapped on their door until she knew she had them awake. Then she ran up stairs to the uext story, where her little brother and sister, scarcely more than babes in arms, were sleeping in the nursery, and arousing the nurse, she bade her awake the other servants, while she herself took the sleeping little ones in her arms, and in less time than it takes to fully realize what a very sen sible young woman she was, even if her father is a millionaire, and her mother a grande dame, devoted to society, she had the entire family safely outside the burning mansion, anil the lire department fighting the flames. Not much of an act, of course, but it serves to show that a woman, even a society belle, can and does do the right thing at the right time, notwithstanding the silly tales of tradition. Bill to Pension State Soldiers and Sailors. Offered by Hon. J. Henrv Cochran. AN AC'T To provide for the pensioning of soldiers and sailors who served in the Army or Navy of the United States from Pennsylvania in the Civil War of one thousand eight hundred and sixty-one fixing the rate ot said pen sions the manner of obtaining same and making an appropriation for the payment thereof. Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the ('onmionwealth of Pennsylvania in General Assembly met and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same That any person who has served in the Army and Navy of the United States in the Civil War of one thou sand eight hundred and sixty-one: from Pennsylvania who was a resident, of this State at the date of the com mencement of his seavice and shall be a resident of this State at the time of making application for pension as hereinafter provided shall be entitled to a pension from this State at tie rate as hereinafter stated Provided however That such person shall have bem honorably discharged from said service. Section 2. The amount to be paid as a pension for each soldier and sail or as set forth in Section one hereof shall be as follows. To those who served for one year or less five (5) dollars per month. To those who served more than one year and not more than two years seven and fifty one-hundredth(s7.so) dollars per month. To those who served over two years ten (810) dollars per month. Section 3. It is understood that this act does not include any soldier or sailor whe was not a resident of this State at the time of entering the service and who does not reside in this State at the time of making ap plication hereunder. Section 4. All applications for pensions made hereunder shall be made to the Auditor General of the State of Pennsylvania under such rea sonable rules and regulations as shall be. prescribed by him and the right to such pensions upon such application shall be finally determined by the said Auditor General whose decision as to the granting or refusal of said pensions shall be final. Section 5. The pensions to be granted shall begin as of January first Anno Domini one thousand nine hundred and eight and shall be pay able quarterly thereafter on the lir.-t days of April, July, October and January of each year, but such pen sions shall only begin at the quarter yearly period after same shall have been granted. Section (i. The necessary blanks for application and proot for pensions under this act shall be furnished by the Auditor General and the expense of printing and distributing same shall he paid out of the Treasury of the State and no charge shall he made bv the Auditor General to such ap plicant for pension for services or fees in the matter of said pension. Section 7. The sum of one million dollars or so much thereof as may be necessary be and is hereby specifically appropriated for the purposes of pav ing the pensions created hereby for the two fiscal years beginning June first Anno Domini one thousand nine hundred and seven. Spoons, Serving Forks, Pieces j Knives Etc. Stumped "047 ROGERS BROS: always combine the desirable features Kg of silver plate—artistic desigus with H highest grade of plate. Remember the H stamp of the genuine Rogers. Sold by H leading dealers. Send for Catalogue H "C-l*" to the makers. Q International ftifvar to., Merlden. Conn. I "J. B." GROWS SARCASTIC Local Fire Koter Indltrs Red Hot Let ter to lion. Elliott Rodgers. (Bruddock Dally News.) J. B. Corey, the local letter writ- ' ter, whose epistles are usually chock j full of denunciation and rebuke, has ! changed his style lo that of biting | sarcasm. lie has recently written to ' linn. Elliott Rodgt •rs, of Allegheny, ! severely scoring him, in a left hand- j ed manner for his bill to increase | salaries of office holders. The letter j follows: Pittsburg, Jan. 24, 1907. Hon. Elliott It. Rodgers, Senate - Chamber, Harrisburg, Pa.: j My I).;:ir» Sir; — It is possible that a representative of our Iron City and Western Penn sylvania, the successor of such dis- [ tinguished statesmen, as Robert Mack | C. L. Mngee, and the ilhistrious pa- ' t riot from Beaver county, whose de velopment of the art of shaking the "Plum Tree," made his portrait in the judgment of the chief architect and cousin, 11. Samuel Pennypacker, a necessity in the artistic fiuisii of our 813,000,000 slate capitol. I say it cannot be possible that our highly honored representative, and successor of these distinguished patriots will fasten a stigma on our county, and a stain upon the records of the states men of Pennsylvania by offering to have such a picayune bill as that of yours increasing the salaries of our judges to only §IO,OOO and the dis trict attorney to $12,000 a year. My j dear, Mr. Rodgers did you not stop to i think that such a manifest lack on your part of appreciating the oppor- ! (unities and arising to the dignity of the occasion will foiever preclude the ' hope of your becoming a distinguished statesman. No ! No ! Mr. Rodg ers, your pencurious bill, if passed, j will endanger our stales title; to be- | ing the Keystone state, in our glorious i union of freebooters. - It is not too ' late, let me entreat you to amend your bill by increasing the district at torney's salary to $25,000 and judges to 820,000. This increase in salaries will add to the dignity of the positions and create a necessity for a greater ! number of assistants as well as to ad mit of increasing of the assistant's salaries—who will have the greater portion of the work to perform—to 810,000 and 812,000. Then again ! there is a bill creating only 10 com-j missioners at a salary of B*, ooo, ! whose duty is to relieve our district I attorney's and court judges from the [ necessity of protecting us against be- i ing swallowed up by the Standard Oil j company, and Pennsylvania railroad , 'monopoly. These trusts by develop ing the minerals, oil, and gas under our Keystone state's hills and moun tains, have greatly added to the value ; of the farms and have contributed to j the health, comfort, and welfare of I the poor, in furnishing cheaper light, I and heat in their homes, and cheaper mode of travel to those who cannot afford automobiles. There is also the greater danger from the milk trust, href, anil sugar combines, which the allies of our statesmen, the public press have rung the changes on until the masses of our people reallv fuel i that their greatest benefactors have become their gr< a test enemies. Now, Mr. Rodgers, if you stop to think, you will see that your failing to take advantr. _'e of the work your allies, the public press have accom- \ plished in preparing the way for you j to add greatly to the number of our | official plutocracy and doubling up their salaries, you have failed to arise to the dignity of the occasion. You have not fully realized the im portance of Teddy and Andy's reform of the English spelling book. The word, Democracy of government of, | by, and for the people, no longer oc cupies ifs former place in our political vocabulary. Then again you know with the great number of legal petti foggers fastened upon the Allegheny county bar to say nothing of the great number of legal quacks that such gmnll towns n« Rnnver. Washington. lilfl sin THE rr:rw. c r. LV,RD 'llic largest yard and the best Coal at the loivjst pricoj. 221-0 Ihs to every ton, and ali my eoal is kept under cover. Give mo a cill and he convinced that I can save you money. START THE NEW YEAR ARIGHT Save all you can and Live Independently. Prices are Slaughtered and goods must go at this Store liAIiIiAIV.N I! liVlilil |)lil»AK'liiiir~ This is the place to buy; our Clearance Sale means money to you. 273.7/Mms« PEOPLE'S STORE Danville, P«. | I I Groonstburjj,„Unlonto\vn, Ilurriabiirg! and I'liihulclpliia can furnish 011 short ; i notice, will make such iiiggnr.lly econ i omy, very unpopular with our legal : shysters in and out of office. | Ten commissioner at SK,OOO and 810,000 will not nearly provide for the number of heelers, our political | bosses require. Then again should : thee ;.iIT cdg» s!<> !<s and bonds, I which have made so many multi mil . lionaires, philanthropists between two I days; be called upon for redemption J and found out, not to be worth the j paper written upon, as in 1857 and | 1*73. The opportunity to add to the number of tax-eaters will be greatly I lessened. Then, Mr. Rodgers, the j public press, who will exj>ect their | share of the swag, will never be able to fill the eyes ot the farmers, and j wage earners more fully with chaff; or alarm their fears, more than they are I today. j Hoping, Mr. Rodgcrs, these simple hints will enable you to amend your bill and retrieve your mistake; and meet expectations of your friends. Read this to the senate members. I am dear sir, very suspiciously yours J. Is. COREY. Convict Ilcf?lmcnta. At tlie beginning of the eighteenth century the British army had a bad reputation at home, and It was very difficult to got recruits for it. For tills reason It was officially proposed to find the men by an impressment falling on "any sturdy beggar, fortune toller ov the like idlo, unknown, suspected fel low iu the parish; or, if there be none ; such, then any 0110 that has already 1 been in a gaol or before a justice of the peace for his idle, disorderly life." The advice was acted upon. Debtors were 1 released from prison on promising to Join the army or the navy, criminals were pardoned on the same terms, and persons with no visible means of sub sistence were marched off to death and : glory. The system worked out better j than might have been expected. In the ' peninsular war, for instance, three new regiments were composed entirely of I convicts, and one made for itself an il lustrious name. Two ten-cent magazines are free with every copy ot "THE PHILA DELPHIA SUNDAY PRESS." In j one there are short stories, good draw | ings, clever descriptive articles, verse, ! good fun and a strong serial. The | woman's magazine section m colors is far superior to anything else in its line. It has timely hints and advice jas to fashions, articles on practical physical culture, art needle work pat j terns, and a new series of millinery I patterns by one of the foremost au i thorities. , Thousands Have Kidney Trouble and Don't Know it. llow To Find Out. 1 Fill a bottle or common glass with yo jt , water and let it stand twenty-four hours- a . , / sediment or act* S'rTyK r'A tling indicates an I pTt unhealthy conai rny\ tion of the kid \V V \J* \ 1 t ne >' s: stains y° ur ' ine *' l ' s ! ev 'dence of kid- Js\V\ ilr ne y trou kle; too y"U Vvy // frequent desire to P ass or P ain in the back is also convincing proof that the kidneys and blad der are out of order. What to Do. | There is comfort in the knowledge so I often expressed, that Dr. Kilmer's Swamp- Root, the great kidney remedy fulfills every wish in curing rheumatism, pain in the back, kidneys, liver, bladder and every part of the urinary passage. It corrects inability to hold water and scalding pain in passing ; it, or bad effects following use of liquor, ! wine or beer, and overcomes that unpleasant necessity of being compelled togo often during the day, and to get up many times during the night. The mild and the extra ordinary effect of Swamp-Root is soon realized. It stands the highest for its won derful cures of the most distressing cases. If you need a medicine you should have the best. Sold by druggists in 50c. andsl. sizes, j You may have a sample bottle of this 1 wonderful discovery and a book that tells absolutely free by mail. Address Dr. Kilmer fit Homo of swamp-Root. Co., Binghamton, N. Y. V/hen writing men tion reading this generous offer in this paper. Don't mtiKeuny mistake, but rcnu'infr r the lift mo vvviiiiip-Koot, Dr. Dllmn •« .Swamp Hoot, 1.1 thr a ldivsH, Hinglmiiitott, N. Y„ on every bottle. | Clear Out Stock ) Is our chief concern now. Spring- is approaching and we need th« room for our new spring stock. Profits and even costs are not considered in this sale. To accomplish this clearance we make een j3!? ctions in P r * ce nearly everything we have to sell. Good bargains are at the comand of every customer. Suits'were $ 7.00 Keduced to $6.00 BOYS' CLOTHING. Nobby, well gSO " " COO &£ niade, serviceable Suits and Overcoat* ! ) o jJNjL Ht most r:ldiral ~ricc cutK ' Cliildrcß 4 12.50 10.00 / J # V/pak |2.50, Reduced to $1.75. I Overcoats at $ 3.00 Ei('uced to $ 2.t0 Overcoats at $ G.OO Reduced to $ 4.50 '''' 12.50 9.00 e^ucef i '° Men's and Boys' Heavy Fleeced 17 - 50 " " 12 50 Shirts and Drawers, 750 a Suit. Men's and Boys' Sweaters that were SI.OO and $1.25 Reduced to 86« Men's and Boys' Sweaters that were $1.50, $1.75 and $2.00 Reduced to $1.26. Men's and Boys' Union Made Working Pants that wert SI.OO Reduced to 75c. Shoes for Men, Boys <0 11/ ■ .X . and Children. JUI, W " L WKMeHMaMBMBIi— WKMeHMaMBMBIi— I \ S h O C S Men's Shoes, Box Calf, Jj g '|yl| £3.00, 53.50 and 54.00, th« Vice, Velour and Patent lb 0 e |P: . yL W ) "est in the world. Colt at $2.00. r Wt' I'' Boys' Extra good School \ gjj| | Shoes at $1.50. Men's Working Shoes, RUBBERS for Men, Boy* $1.50 and $2.00. and Children. 287 Mill St., Danville, Pa. u. L. Marks, 287 Mill St., Danville, P«. SIXTH ANNUAL BANQUET OF THE MODERN WOODMEN Strongest Fraternal Organization and Rapidly on the Increase. On Friday evening, February first, Camp No. 6470, Modern Woodmen of America, of Liverpool, Pa., held its sixth annual banquet at the .Owens House in that town. About fifty Woodmen and their friends surrounded the festive board, and joined in the celebration of one of the annual events of that prosperous and noble order. It was shortly after eight o'clock when the repast was served, and a bountiful and varied feast it was—one that any hotel may be proud to spread aud one that would make the eyes of any epicure dance with delight—one that ouly a Mitchell cau serve and oae that a Shuler can truly relish. After the fenst and t lie inm rman's craving perfectly satisfied, Prof. 1). A Kline, as toast master, began to treat us with another feast for our edification, in his witty sayings and introduc tions of speakers. A number very entertainingly responded, among which were 11. E. Ritter of the local camp, and Rev. Jos. E. Guv, of Dan ville. A very delightful evening was spent. Manv of the order, (a number being listed as speakers), were absent on account of sickness, but, notwith standing, this banquet was one of the best held in Liverpool, and bears great credit to that flourish ing little town. This order is strongest in the West, but is fast gaining in the East. Most all the surround ing towns aud cities have camps, but Danville has been skipped in some manner. It is a frater nal organization, and one that any town can be proud of. It cannot be established in this city too soon. The Modern Woodmen of America is an or ganization of only twenty-two years establishment but its membership reaches 850,000, and repre | sents the best morals and physical attainments of citizenship. It has paid out over 350,000,000 for the relief of its members and families. No other society has given so much fraternity to its members and so much humanity to the world as this exalted order. Those present from this city were Rev. Jos. E. Guy mid wife and IJ. Aust Lutz and wife. —STATKBMEX of large and smali caliber, molders qf public opinion, and a lot of people generally in various parts of the country, appear to be concerning themselves unnecessarily as to the future of Theodore Roosevelt. It occurs to us that Mr. Roosevelt has within the past few weeks demonstrated to a fairly satisfactory degree his ability to take care of himself, even after he loses hie job as President. 1 | | ? S 7 lo T | I § OFF | lOn All Our Overcoats! i 1 ■p 10 to 20 per cent, off on All our Suits 0 £ This is certainly a great cut in pj s prices, and if you are still in 1 Q $ ■ need of an Overcoat or a Suit, it IP will be greatly to your benefit top s come at once—tlie choice of pat r 8 i terns and assortment of styles are m p very good yet. \ gj 0:0:0:0:0 I 222 Mm Blreef - NEWMAN F?om H Post%«L I WANTED: 10 men in each state to travel, distribute samples of our goods aud tuok signs. Salary 885.00 per month; 8;!.00 per day for ex penses. SAUNDERS CO., Depart ment P. No. 4l> Jaeksou Boulevard, Chicago, Ills. Trespass notices for sale at this office. Two for sc, or 25c a dosen. COLLEGE OF MUSIC. Freeburg, Snyder county, Pa., i's an ideal place to study music. 8"4 pays six weeks board and instruction on either piano, orgnn, violin, band I and string instruments and singing. Terms begin May 6, June 17, July ; t 29. For catalog* address, HENRY B. MOYEK. I Dr. I. G. PURSEL, 273 Mill Street, - Danville, Pm Wo Hmi .hen Cross Illy>'4 without oper t HOI'R", 8 A. M.to 12 M. 1 r. M.to !) r. jr. urtrn A SPECIALTY.