Clipped From Delaware County Daily Times
Officials p£ the Baltimore autl Ohio -Railroad Company came to Chester yesterday on an Inspection tour, and while It \vn3 Informal, it waa> nevertheless, Important. It WHS not the annual trip, but one (hat was made up for the purposes of looking up Just how the coroimny's interesta are pro«r poring on the Philadelphia division, «nd on somewhat of an Inventory Inspection. The party catno ou a train made up o£ several cars drawn by tho observation engine, provided with seats on the sldo *o that more than one man can ride bexta* the engineer and fireman at tvlll. In one of the cars waa nil the good things characteristic of a; junketing Journey and those aboaid the cars seenied to ewjoy the'out- '' ' ' ... - . .. . Twehty-foui'th -street station, Phiiaaelphla, at 7.30 o'clock; the officials stopped nt nearly all the stations on the route down and exchanged courtesies with the UKente. Chester ;waa not reached until about 2 in Uie aftcrhoon. and nearly all alighted to pay their respects t6 Station Agent Slullini.v, ana lo his aBsistant, W, S.-Rhineholfl. ••,•• •.,.-.-..; , -• . •. . . Those !n authority looked about wilh a great deat of satisfaction at : the attractive condition o£ the Chester station since it and the grounds have been receiving Improvements. Agent Mulllnlx was complimented on tho mannier" in which the corporation's Interests are looked after and after many pleasantries, .extending over a period o£ about fifteen minutes, tho. train' pulled out for the next stopping pliice. ThoSe in the. company of visitors were: Superintendent C. C. F. Bent, general superintendent of the Philadelphia., division; B. P. Mace, manager of the ihsuraricq department ot the conjpony; F. B.'pattenall, superintendent of alenals; A. A. Stephens, superintendent ' of • the telegraph department; IT, 1C. . Hartman. assistant train master; Frank Day, chief clerk to the superintendent oC telegraphs. They were a. jolly, gentlomanly company o£ men, yet full of enthusiasm and business.