Moberly Weekly Monitor 1/30/1902

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Moberly Weekly Monitor 1/30/1902 - W. D. DANtEY From Messenger to Chief...
W. D. DANtEY From Messenger to Chief Dispatcher—A Dispatcher—A Successful Career. "To climb steep hills requires slow pace at first." A representative of The Intelli- gencer was sitting in the circuit court room this week listening to the lawyers trying to get the witnesses to contradict that part of their vital testimony issues of which affected their respective Just then a specimen of in cases. It's a way lawyers have, yon know. "W. D. Danley will please take the stand," said a railway lawyer. splendid looking vigor and health came forward and seated himself in the witness chair to the left of Judge Hughes. "What's your name?" asked the attorney. "W. D, Danley," answered the witness. "What's your busineee?" "I am a chief train diipatcher i« for the Wabash." •'Where is your home?" •'My office is at Moberly. I was raised in this city." The newspaper man made a mental note of these facts as he desired to know more about this Mexico boy who had made his way to the top of the ladder in his profession. After he had finished his testimony testimony he was approached by the scribe and asked some questions regarding his career. He gave them in their chronological order and they are: "My name is W. D, Danley, and is very often spelled Incorrectly. Incorrectly. I was born and raised in this city. I attended .school over in the north part of town and recall recall that Leslie Ferris was one oi my school mates. I use to play with Clayton Lapton, Toney and Charley Buokner and a number of boys who are still hare. I began began my profession right here working under Daniel Henderson, the aent at the deot in 1374

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  1. Moberly Weekly Monitor,
  2. 30 Jan 1902, Thu,
  3. Page 5

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