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The arrival of the heavy machinery
of the Horseheads Construction Com
pany now insures an early heginnng
of the erection of the snperstrnctuio rf
the liver bridge. The material ram«
in yesterday, bnt a mistake made iu
shipping it to this side ot the liver
will cause a little delay because ot the
time required to haul the machinery
over the river on the ferry. A two-ton
engine was taken over last evening
aud placed near the abutment.
The erection of a derrick at the sec
ond pier, which lias to be partly re
built, was started yesterday after the
derrick had been taken down at the
third pier. All of the engines aud
derricks have been taken down but
those at the Danville abutment and at
the first two piers. The first pier rose
considerably yesterday, when the ex
cavation at the abutment also advanc
ACROSS THE RIVER.
HEAR HART TOWNSHIP.
I'RESIDENT AND VICE PRESIDENT.
Roosevelt and Fairbanks, R 41)
Parker and I'avis, D 50
Swallow and Carroll, P
JUDOE OR SUPREME COURT.
Elkiti, R 42
Thompson, D 51
Humnel, R 43
Davis, D 52
Lntz P :
QodcharleH, R 40
Le-her, D 52
Bramhall, R 42
Bowen, R 41
■O'Connor, D 52
Staht, D 58
Sharplem, R 5H
Geise, D 40
Diehler, R 8" |
PRESIDENT AND VICE PRESIDENT.
Roosevelt and Fairbanks. R 50
Parker aud Davis, D 39
Swallow and Carroll, P 1
JUDGE OF SUPREME COURT.
Elkin, R 35
Thompson, D 39
Stevens, P 1
Samuel, R 3?
Davis, D 37
Lntz, P 1
Godcharles, R 34
Lesher, D 40
Cowder, P 1
Bramball, R 33
Bowen, R 33
O'Conner, D 37
Stabl, D 41
Klase, P 1
Bridgens, P 1
Sharpless, R 40
Ueise, D 32
Frederick, P 0
Deibler, R 35
Cammings, D 40
Mm. Robert Moodie, Church street,
entertained last eveuiuK in honor of
her daughter Sara's ninth birthday.
Those present were: Misses Emma
Garnett, Ma; Pattou, Nellie Garnett,
May K.u.n, Hcrtlia Garnett, May Mc-
Kinney,Beatrice Haucock, llattio Hel
ler, Grace Foust, Amelia Gough, lsa
belle Young, Pearl Gough, Isabelle
Moodie, Helen McClow, Martini
Moodie, Sara Moodie, Hlunnhe Jenk
ins, Bthel Morrison, Allen Moodie,
Oarl Young, Moses St-ltler, Robert
Moodie, Edward Young, Robert Mc
*Vey, Mr. ami Mis. Charles Moodie.
Mrs. Ed. Young. Mr<. H- Ih r Mr. aid
Mrs. James McVev, Mrn. Anna Byers,
Mri. Robert Mood it*. Many beautiful
presents were received. Refreshments
flagnificent Floral Display.
The well kept hot houses of the State
Hospital are at the present time fille<l
with a magnificent showing ol flower*.
The chrysanthemums are epi ciully |
flue and numerous, some of them be
ing as large as cabbage heads. The
hospital clnpel aud the ent-irhii ime it
liall are kept beautifully de
with somo of the flowers. Visitors at. !
the hospital greatly e J joy an iiMpci
tion of the hot houses.
Youthful Shamokin Burglars.
The raid of a hoys' hut in Shamo
kin Sunday ll iiclit by tli* poli< e,leveul
ed the fact that the three fifteen-year
old boys in it wore the thieves who
had broken into Joseph Wolfe's house
and stolen 28 boxes of cigHrs. Twenty
three boxes wero recovered; the bal
ance the boys had smoked. One ot l ho
youthful offenders furnished bail; the
others weie commit ted to jail to await
trial iu oourt.
Council met in regularsession Friday
evening with the following members
present: Messrs. Reif-myder, Vaitine,
Swank, Feustermaoher. Boyer, Deitrioh.
Lloyd aud David Gibson. Iu the ab
sence of Mr. Davis, Mr. Vastine was
made president pro tem. The minutes
of the last meeting were approved as
read by Olerk Patton. President Davis
arrived later and took the chair.
session was a lengthy one. Two
ordinances were passed, big bills were
paid, action relative to the Mill street
paving work being continued was tak
en aud uumeious other important mat*
ters were considered.
A communication from Engineer
Keefer stated that $4,600 on the pav
ing is now doe Oontractor Rogers. On
motion of Mr. Boyer an order for the
amount was drawn.
A petition for an arc light at Grand
aud Honeymoon streets was read and
referred to the Ligfit Committee.
The Rumsey Electrical Company
wrote Couucil, asking for a check to
apply ou the supplies already deliver*
ed for the light plant. A motion of
Mr. Reifsuyder's to pay them SI6OO on
Treasurer Ellenbogen reported a bal
anco of $4,148.
On motion of Mr. Lloyd au order
was drawn for $151.64 for the Fire
A motlou made by Mr. Lloyd, re
quiring tin Standard Gas Oompauy to
give a bond before digging up any
streets, was cariied.
After a long discussion as to who
should collect from the Standard Gas
Company for repairs to the Mill street
paviug where it was torn up by the
gas people, it was decided thai Mr
Rogers and not Council should collect
A motion made by Mr. Reifsnyder
prevailed, requiring the trolley people
to take care of the water ou Bloom
A report was made bv Mr Reitsuv
der that the trolley track as laid at
Mloom and Mill srre its is ir» satisfact
ory position accenting to the b lief of
(lie Streets and Bridges Committee.
Clork Patton lepoited about s73oex
pended so far ou t'ie Water Works
wall, which is m a iug completion.
I The ordinance providing for the al
ley between Bloom aud Walnut streets
being vacated, beoauru of the under
grade crossing at "A* street beiug
established,was pas ed on seooud read
Au ordinance authorizing the city
to issue 300 bonds of SIOO denomina
tion was passed ou first reading and
after a suspension of the rules was
passed on second and third readings
A motion of Mr. Boyer was passed,
allowing Contractor Rogers to con
tinue paving Mill street south of Mark*
et street as far as Gillaspy's. Messrs.
Reifsnyder, Deitrioh aud Lloyd op
posed the passage of the motion.
A motion of Mr. Fenstermacher's to
procure a section of hose for the Con*
tinental fire company carried.
Mr. Vastine reported that the Ligfit
Committee had made a contract to
have the light continued at the old
price with a little difference in the
time it is to be on each night from the
number of hours provided under the
Mr. Swank moved that the awning
be removed from in front of the City
Hall aud other persons having wooden
awnings be asked to remove them.
The motiou carried.
The following bills were read and
orderod paid :
City Employes $83.60
Standard Electric Light Co. .. . 466.36
H. L. Gross, Interest 50 00
Standard Gas Co 2.80
Work on Light Plant 17.63
F. Hart man, Sand 6.60
Franklin Boyer, Coal 6.60
Morning News 4.40
Williams Bros 4.00
Street Labor Hi 73
F. P. Startzell 2 50
Engineer George F. Keefer. . 80.00
P. & R. Railway Co .. $ 26.25
Water Works Employes 143.65
P. & R Coal and Iron Co 69.32
Standard Gas Co 9.80
John Keim, Brick . 10.20
A. M. Peters, Ice 3.73
Franklin Boyer 12.84
Hugh Oliver, Stone 20.80
F. Hartinau, Sand 18 86
Fisher & Everhart 100.05
Labor on Wall 105 61
Harry B. Patton 20.00
Electric Light at Hausdale.
The plant of the Mausdale Milling
: Company has just been equipped with
its own electric light system. Messrs.
Haney aud Frazier, the euterprising
young business meu who operate it,
have put iu a thirty-light dynamo
| that supplies light to the mill and
I office. So far only twenty lights are
used. The system is modern aud is
proving a great convenience.
The business of the mill, which turns
out flour, is large aud night
work may be straited. When this is
done Messrs. Haney and Frazier will
be in a position to furnish light for
the homes of Mausdale, if it is desir
A celebration of the eleotiou of Dr.
Samuel to Congress will be held at
Bloomsburg tomorrow evening. There
: will be a parade aud a reoeption for
. Dr. Samuel at the Eiohauge hotel.
afUQKHB BUT TO TBUTH, TO LLBKBTT AJTD LAW—NO FAVOR SWATB ITS AND HO FKAB llßif* in"
DANVILLE, MONTOUR COUNTY. PA., FRIDAY, NOVEMRER 11, 1904
A GREAT REPUBLICAN SUCCESS
THROUGHOUT THE WHOLE COUNTRY
Roosevelt Gets a Magnificent Plurality===ln Some States He Ran Ahead
of Vote for McKinley Four Years Ago==Returns From All Sections.
Republican success in all parts of the country is assured by the dispatches received Tuesday, showing that Roose
velt in some states will have pluralities exceeding McKinley'sof four years ago. New York State alone is expected to
give a plurality of nearly a quarter million votes for Roosevelt, whose electoral votes will number possibly 325, while
Parker's will be 151. Pennsylvania goes as usual strongly Republican; likewise New Jersey. Maine shows Republi
can gains and Vermont, Connecticut and Rhode Island are solidly Republican. California goes for Roosevelt; also Ill
inois, Indiana, Wyoming, Michigan and other Western States. Some of the Southern States show heavy Democratic
The election of numerous Republican Governors is assured. The landslide for the Republicans includes the win
ning out in electing Congressmen in many districts.
Everything was so overwhelmingly Republican that even early last evening Judge Parker wired President Roose
velt congratulating him on his election, showing that the Democratic candidate did not long retain hope of Democratic
ESOPUS, Nov. 8. 10 p. m.-The!
telegram sent by Parker to Rorgnvelt
reads: "The people have emphatical
ly approved of your adiuiuistnitinu. 1
heartily eonrgatulate you. "
The reply *ot President Roost vuli
was: "Thank you foi congratula
AUSIIN.Nov. 8, 10:15 p. in. Early
returns show the vote ca>t teduy will
hardly exceed 37.000. of which 35,000
is for Parker, 4,000 fir Km sen It nuil
(he halitiioe scattering All tlie Demo
cratic candidates for Onngress wee
elected iu Texas.
AUGUSTA,Nov 8, 9:45 p in.—The
state of Maine i< showing a s'to'ii/
Re|iul)linan gain. Th'i refer is lion
seveutemt cities and towns give Uooso
velt 32,4(15 and P.irker 11,09.1, showing
it Republican g iiu of 3.218.
NEW YORK, N.iV, 8. Bp. in. Tha
New York World concedes It'll*.'lei a
pin ality If 35,000 in N. w Yo.k Sli t
and also that Higgius will have a p u
ralitv of 15,000 The New Yorlt Hetald
says (he Conn 'Client inajoritv of Itno-e
velt will proiialdy exceed McK'iil y's
which was 28,000 iu I9(K). The New
York World oouuedes the docti u of i
Kepublicm llou eof Representatives
with a prob.ible ill ijerity of f.oai 25
NATIONAL REPUBLICAN HEAD
QUARTERS, Nov. 8, 8-30 p. m.—The
Wisoonsiu Republicans have undoubt
edly carried the state by a laigo plu
In Georgia the Parker plurality will
not go over 60,000.
Scattering returns indicate that in
Virginia Parker's plurality will uot go
The Now Jersey indications are that
in that state the plurality of Roosevelt
will be upwards of 85,000.
The early returns indicate a big Re
publican sweep iu Michigan, which
will probably give Roosevelt a plural
ity of 100,000.
NEW HAVEN, Nov. 8, 8:30 p. m.-
This city, where Parker spoke last
week, will give Roosevelt a plurality
NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 8:30 p. m.-
The Journal states the Delaware Re
publicans olaim a victory by 30,000 for
President aud that Addioks says he
will goto the Senate. The Republi
can gain is heavy all over the state of
The New York Journal also says the
returns up to this hour iudioate the
eleotiou of Higgins, Republican, as
governor by at least 60,000.
BURLINGTON, Nov. 8, 9:45 p. m. |
—The Vermont returns from 100 towns
aud cities iudioate that Roosevelt will
have a plurality of at least 35,000.
PROVIDENCE, Nov. 8, 9:16 p. m.
—Returns from scattered precinots in
dicate that Roosevelt has oarried the
st»te of Rhode Islaud by 20,800, a K»in
of 700 over McKiuley's vote of four
A'Great Foot Ball Event.
The greatest toot ball event of the
FPa«on will be the game between State
College aud the Dickinson College at
Williumsport, November 12. AKSUT
auces have beeu given to the Williams
port Meichauts* Association, who are
interested iu having tlu game a suc
cess, that it will ponitively bo played
to a finish. The State College boys
are well known to be strong p!ayor»-,
and the mt-rits of the Dickinson team
are well established. The game is to
be oalled at 2 :30 p. in. Kxcimion mti s
of one fare tor round trip have been
granted ou the several loads, within a
radics ot 100 miles. Williauikport will
be the center of attraction ou Novem
ber 12. Last season State aud Dickin
son played one of the best and most
scientific games ever played in Wi 11-
iamsport.aud the only score came with
less than aiuiuute to play.
The Shamokin basket ball teim,
which is a paid team, will play the
Danville Old Timers on Friday even
ing in the Armory at 8:80 o'olock.
Olayberger, an old Bloomsburg Nor
mal school player, Is oaptaiu of the
team. The Shamokin line-up will in
clude meu of whom a good hard game
oan be expected.
A dauce will be given after the
PRESIDENT THEODORE ROOSEVELT.
WASHINGTON, D. 0., Nov. 8. 11
p. in.—President Roosevelt tonight,
after the electiou returns clearly in
dicated the result, issued the follow
ing statement: "I am deeply sensible
of the houor dono mo by the American
people in.thus expressing their confid
ence in what I have done anil tried to
do. I appreciate to the full the solemn
respousibility.this confidence imposes
iu me aud I shall do all that iu my
CONNECTICUT TO HAVE
NEW„HAVEN. Nov. 8, 9 :30 p. m.-
In this oity the Republican state tick
et will be carried by from 10,000 to
15.000. The electiou of a Republican
governor of Couuecticut is now as
mm, Kf VIOE PRESIDENT^?!!AIILES W. FAIRBANKS.
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 8, 9:30 p
m.—ln Pennsylvania up to this hour |
180 voting places ghe Roosevelt 9,000
and Parker 3,000, showing Roosevelt
polling tl r. e times as many votes as
CHEYENNE. Nov. 8, 10:15 p. m
The state of Wyoming is couceded by
the Democrats to have gone for Roose
velt by a largo majority. The race for
governor between Brook, Republican,
Beyant, Independent aud Eastboru,
Democrat, is veiy close.
INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 8, 10:30 p.
m—Republican State Chairman Good
rich claims Roosevelt's plurality iu
Indiana will be over 40,000.
LANSING, Nov. 8, 10:30 p. m. —ln
Michigan Roosevelt's plurality will
be iu exoess of MoKinley's 104,000 of
four years ago.
LINCOLN, Nov. 8,10:30 p. m.—The
election of the Fusion candidate for
governor of Nebrnska is conceded bv
TUIiNTON,Nov. 8, 9:45 p. m The
scattering returns from all parts of the
i state now indicate that Roosevelt's
plurality will be between (»0,000 and
70,000. Stokes, Republican, for gover
nor,is elected by from 18,000 to 25,000.
| HOW RETURNS
In Danville the Republican -bead
quarters presented the liveliest eleo
>i in scene Tuesday night, although the
D.imocratio rooms also contained all
'he persons who could crowd into them
throughout the eveniug. The Repub
lican headquarters proper were throng
-1 I, the hall leadiug to the main room
vas filled aud there were groups iu
t io vicinity of the Magill diug store
wherever they could Aud shelter from
The post-election snow did not
vait uucil the day after the casting of
he ballots, but came last night iu a
1 ittle sleety tall preceding the rain.
l till street, near the healquartors of
t'le Kupublicau aud Democratic com
mittees, was crowded early iu the
■i eniug, hut the rain caused a soatter
meut. There was no excitement on
t in street and iu the rooms where the
ritorus were received there was no
'latkeil enthusiasm. The Democrats,
vho received Western Uuiou messages,
y 9 o'clock admitted that Parker was
uidly defeated aud ot course wero not
ibilaut. Iu Republican headquarters
nessages were received over a special
wire uuil while the Republican natiou
tl success was gratifying there was
nothing in the way of a demonstra
During the day and evening before
results wore announced there was a
little betting,maiuly ou the president
ial vote of Montour couuty.
While everything was quiet up to
about 11 o'olock, from that time until
after midnight a orowd of young Re
publicans enthused vociferously, sing
ing election parodies on popular songs
Their celebration took place on the
stops leading to Democratic headquart
ers and immediately in front of the
NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 8:30 p. m.-
From returns in hand at tills hour it
is estimated that Roosevelt will have
325 electoral votes and Parker 151.
RESULT OF ELECTION
IN MONTOUR COUNTY
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FOR PRESIDENT AND VICE)
Roosevelt & Fairbanks ...! 808 212 310 226 47 24 2» 55 34 14(1 11 73 19 14 1517
Parker & Davis ' 203 103 170 103 1(14 :irt 114 10(! 71 110 25 (17 45 32 1851
Swallow & Carroll 11 10 4 11 3 2 5 1 4 8 4 8 9 7#
JUDGE OP SUPREME COURT
John P. Elkin, R 233 l(l« 285 170 41 17 23 41 27 82 11 50 18 18 120 ft
Samuel (}. Thompson, D. . . 217 102 103 108 150 32 105 00 71 08 20 HO 44 28 182»
A. A. Stevens, P 1° 9 « 9 1 2 2 2 (I 3 5 7 82
E. W. Samuel, H 254 183 224 187 41 17 25 43 30 117 11 88 19 13 1258
Henry E. Davis, D 234 101 230 118 150 38 110 101 72 105 22 40 45 38 1408
I Martin P. Lutz, P 10 11 4 11 1 2 1 2 2 9 1 5 7 #«
WILLIAM G. Kramer, R... 132 111 154 t3O 43 1(1 15 41 24 88 11 45 18 9 817
R. Scott Ammeruian, D.... 381 179 307 179 147 42 122 100 79 158 21 90 4 7 35 1878
Asa D. Crossley, P 9 11 2 9 1 2 1 2 8 2 8 8 57
Thomas O. Vincent, D 370 184 317 182 151 42 119 105 75 141 22 90 50 38 1841
1 Thomas W. Mills, P 27 27 21 32 2 3 8 3 0 19 5 4 8 181
| Dewitt C. Jones, R 165 129 181 187 38 29 22 41 23 98 11 48 24 S 98S
■ Simon K. Hoffman, D 320 164 287 139 152 30 114 102 77 138 22 89 40 84 1708
Cyrus F. Styers, P 11 12 2 9 11 3 1 3 6 2 4 7 62
CHICAGO. Nov. 8, 8:45 p. m.—The
Republican State Central Committee
now claim that Roosevelt has oarried
I Cook couuty, in which Ohioago is
' located, by 90,000 aud the State by
140,000. For Dineen, Republican, for
i Governor, the same figures are given.
Tlio computing of the Uontour coun
ty eleotiou returns shows an extreme
ly uuusual condition iu the presidenti
al (inures. Roosevelt carries the coun
ty by a majority ot 168. This IB the
first time in many years that the Re
publican candidate for president has
carried the county and the circum
stance ia a general subject of disoussion
by tne politicians. The Democrats
oarried the county ticket very easily.
Davis for Congress, has a majority of
only 158. The majority of R. S. Ain
mermau.for the Legislature is 1056 and
the total vote of Vincent, candidate
for Prothouotary, is 1841. which is
1670 more votes than the number cast
for Mills, the Prohibition candidate.
Simon Hoffman, the Democratic can
didate for County Treasurer, has a
majority over D. O. Jones of 715.
The Columbia connty returns show
that William T. Creasy, Democrat,
and John Q. Harman, Democrat, are
elected to Assembly by good sized
The Republican vote in Northmber
land county was a strong one. Roose
velt carried the county by a majority
of 5282 and Samuel, for Congress, had
a majority of 2t>?fi. Godcharles, for
Seuator, in the county had I Hi? maj
ority. Oaininings, for District Attor
ney,was the only successful Democrat,
Ills majority beiug 219. Sharplefs, Re
publican, for Sheriff, had a majority
Godcharles' plurality iu the dis
trict, whioh comprises Nori lm n.ber
land Snvder aud Union counti'S, will
be ovur 1500.
DR. E. W. SAMUEL.
The Congressional returns iu this
district show Sullivan county oarried
by Davis, Democrat, by au e.timated
majority of 100, Colombia county by
835 majority and Montour by a major
ity of 158, making the majority of
Davis for the three counties 1081.
Samuel oarried Northumerland county
by 8676,whi0h gives him 1505 majority
for the distriot.
NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 9:45 p. m.—
One half of the roturns from all parts
of the state, indicate that the Repub
lican plurality will exceed MoKinley's
of lour years ago, which was 143, 000
by[nearly 100,000, which means by a
total of nearly a quarter million of
votes ahead of Parker.
ROOSEVELT (JOES AHEAD
CHICAGO, Nov. 8, 9:30 p. m.—All
of the indications now are that the
State of Illiuous will give Roosevelt a
plurality of upwards of 140,000. This
shows a great gain considering that
the plurality of MoKlnley was only
The Mill street sidewalk crusade
will not have a let up until all of the
walks are iu good, passable conditio*
and at the proper grade. Yesterday
City Olerk Patton served notices on
the property owners of Uill street
north "of the Delaware,Laokawanna A
Western crossing, where the paring
lias just been finished. Twenty days
is giveu in all cases to repair and lay
the walks at grade. Of coarse until
the street pavement is opened, wliloh
will be next week,teams ctn not drire
in with material for walks, bat the
notioes are given now so the property
owners will be prepared to do the re
quired work as soon as possible and
get it oat of the way before winter
' sets in.
Yesterday the Street Commissioner
and several men began the lowering ef
the dangerous hump on which was the
Sperring walk. The labor is extreme
ly difficult because of encountering
two old locust stumps. Prying, pull
ing and chopping have to be alternate
ly resorted to in trying to remore the
stumps. When this plaoe is ready (or
the stone workers to start on the street
commissioner will begin operations OH
No Third Term.
"1 am deeply sensible of the honor
done me by the American people iu
thus expressing their oonfldenoe in
what I have done and have tried tode.
I appreciate to the full the solemn re
sponsibility this confidence imposes
upon me,and I shall do all that in my
power lies not to forfeit it.
"Oil the fouith of Unroll next I shall
Imve solved ihree mid a half ynars,
anil this three and n half vears consti
tute my lirst term. The wite custom
which limits the Presiileut to two
ti rms regards the substance and not
the form, and under no circumstauroj
will 1 he a candidate for or accept an
other nomination. "
Ready for Winter.
The several weeks of flue autumn
weather lias givou tlie farineiH a g >Oil
j opportunity to husk their corn and to
j ftuish up other farm work. AII iiu
|in )use amount of ooru ha 4 been hunk
jed during two weeks past. At many
places fields are finished while here aud
. 1 here the fodder is hauled in. Tht
pumpkins of which there is an iui*
mouse yield, which a week or so ago
dotted the fields ou every side have
disappeared. The apples are nearly
all gathered iu aud eider making for the
season is about over. What farm work
yet remains to bo doue cau easily be
accomplished in days between
this aud winter.
The farmers have had a fruitful year.
Prices for produce average well bring
ing in an encouraging return for a
season's hard work on the farm.
Y. M. C. A. Directors* Meeting.
The monthly meeting of the Direct
ors of the Y. M. O. A. will be held in
Association parlor this eveniug, at S
o'clock. It is important that every
Director be present, as business of im
portance will be transacted.
TWO iIORE STATES
NEW HAVEN No* 8, 9:45 p. m.—
The Register claims the state of Oou
neoticut for Roosevelt by over 30,000.
The eleotion of Roberts for governor
is assured by nearly as mnoh.
SAN KRANOISOO, Nov. 8, » p. m.
—Roosevelt has carried the state of
California by at least 30,000.