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CENT A WORD COLUMN!
VK HAVK a large assortment of ladders
on band for apple picking. O. Watts. 27 U
FOR SAI.K OU KOU nKNT.-Dwcllinc
house, corner of Court and Eighth streets. In
quire of II. Z. Kusscll.
WANTRD. Men and women, as Smooth
ers, at the Wayne Cut Ulass factory.
WK AUK NOW Uktnc In wlnterapples and
elder apples highest cash price paid for
same. 0. A. Cortright,
WASTKD.-Sikwi Magazine requires Ihe
services of a man In lloucsdale to look after
expiring subscriptions- andpto secure new
business by means of special methods un
usually effective; position permanent; prefer
one with experience, but would consider any
applicant with pood natural qualifications;
safary $1.50 per day, with commission option.
Address, with references. It. C. Peacock..
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WAYNE FARM AGENCY. If you have
any farm property or realty of any kind, you
can register withus free of cost, and property
will be advertised through the United States.
Send for circular. . .
WAYNE FA KM AGENCY. Honesdale. Pa.
FOK SAI.K.-House. 1019 Court St. C. T.
Ucntlcy. Honesdale, Pa.
Rutabagas, of a most excellent qual
ity, are being shipped by the car load,
from Honesdale to the Scranton market.
Damascus is credited this year with
shipping the finest specimens of apples
to market of any section of Wayne coun
ty, and they are finding a ready sale.
"Christy" Mathewson, of the New-
York Nationals, with ten additional
"Giants," left for Cuba the latter part
of last week, where they will play base
ball for the next six weeks.
While working on a gasolene engine
at Lackawaxen on Friday evening last,
Charles K. Beckwith, Philip lloran and
W. Hums were badly burned by an ex
plosion, lloran and Burns being the
most severely injured.
The Ancient Order of Hibernians of
Wayne county, have chosen the follow
ing officers, for the coming year :
M. K. Barrett, President; John Tier-
ncy, ice President ; hugene Corcoran,
secretary, ana . Murray, Treasurer,
The Wayne County Farmers' Mutual
Fire Insurance Co. met with a slight loss
in Paupack a few days ago, the dwelling
of B. F, Killam taking fire from an over
heated chimney, and the ceiling and roof
damaged to the extent of a few dollars
The Wayne County Sunday School
Convention elected the following officers
for the coming year :
Andrew Thompson, President; Wm, J,
Ward, Vice President ; M. E. Simons,
rreasurcr, and h. U. Callaway, Ssecre
The next article of the "Lest We
Forget" series will appear shortly after
the election, aa our space for the balance
of the campaign will be almost cxclu
sively required for political and purely
local matters, including our county cor
G. E. Beers, a Hancock undertaker.
had an annoying experience while con
ducting the funeral of Joseph Williams
of Starlight. The hearse broke down
when a quarter of a mile from the church
where the sen-ices were to be held, and
the pall-bearers were obliged to carry the
remains that distance. In response to a
telephone message, another hearse was
sent on from Hancock, which reached
Newton's cemetery an hour and a quar
ter after the funeral.
The Carbondale foot-ball club of
heavy weights came over on Saturday
to battle with our high school boys on
the silk mill grounds. They sallied forth
to get wool, but they went home very
cleanly shorn. The Honesdale boys
scored atouch-down in both halves, both
being credited to half-back Weaver, and
Barben kicked two goals in fine style
Score at the finish ; Honesdale, 12 ; Car
bondale, 0. Julius Freund is evidently
making good as a coach.
The regular meeting of the Wayne
Co. Medical Society was held at Hotel
Kohlman, Hawley, on Thursday after'
noon, Oct. 15th, President A. J. Simons
occupying the chair. Other members
present were Drs. H. W. Brady, W. A
Stevens, II. C. White, E. W. Burns, W
T. McConvill, A. C. Voigt and Geo. T
Rodman. Routine business was trans
acted, after which a paper on "Fractures
and Dislocations" was read by Dr. E
W. Burns, and a paper on "Acute Rheu
matism" by Dr. Simons. After these
had been discussed by the members pres
ent, adjournment was made to Dec. 17,
190S, at Honesdale.
The Governor has fixed Tuesday
November 24th, for the dedication of the
monument erected on the battle-field of
Monocacy, Maryland, to commemorate
the services of the 67th, 87th and 138th
Pennsylvania volunteers, who took part
in tho battle, July 0th, 1864. All sur
vivors of these regiments who were hon
orabty discharged, will, on application
be furnished by tho State with trans
portation from the nearest railroad sta
tion in the State to Monocacy and re
turn ; but no provision is made for par
lor or sleeping cars, carriages or sub
sistence ordinary railroad transporta
tion only being furnished. Those who
wish to attend should write to Thos
Stewart, Adjutant General, Harrisburg
Pa., for blank form of application in
time to return it to him, properly filled
out, by November '12th. Company C
of the 67th, was recruited in Wayne
county and several of the survivors live
in the county. County Commissioner
Thomas C. Madden was captain of Com
Samuel Morrison, of Dyberry Place,
has purchased an automobile, and is
building a barn for same at the rear of
Seaman A Irwin, the state road con
tractors, are storing their steam roller,
engines and wagons on the Seaman
farm for tho winter.
Wm. H. Foster has sold his property
at tho corner of East and 13th streets,
to DuBois D. Weston. Consideration
private. Possession given April 1, 1009.
-A valuable horse belonging to
Arthur Akers, of Sterling, strayed from
pasture near Gouldsboro on Friday last,
and was struck and killed by a passing
Fred. Allen, of Preston Park, while
drawing corn for the Starlight Dairy
Co., some days since, had the misfor
tune to sustain the fracture of a collar
R. L. Coons, of Sweden Valley,
Potter Co., Pa., has just disposed of 30,-
000 pounds of honey, or 15 tons, in New
York city, the product of 180 swarms of
bees, during 1908. He is a former resi
dent of Wayne county, and is an expert
in bee culture, having been engaged in
the occupation for many years.
-Philip Waidler, of Wintcrdale, Scott
township, has about completed a large
and handsome building, designed for
the entertainment of summer boarders,
next season. The roof is of slate. It is
fitted up with porches, bath and other
modern improvements. He has already
expended nearly $7,000 on the structure.
-The first train ran over the Guy-
mard cut-off of tho Erie and Icrsey rail
road on Thursday last. The short route
was built at an approximate cost of $12,-
000,000, and from an economical sta nd-
point is regarded as cheap at that figure.
The Bergen tunnel will be completed by
The following are the recently elect
ed officers of Alert Hook and Ladder Co.,
of East Honesdale:
Fred. S. Whittaker. President: Edward
Short, v ice President ; Kav Brown, Cor
responding Secretary; John Myers, Fi
nancial secretary; wm. snort, Treas
urer; John Kilicallon, foreman, with
Thomas Kellow and Edward Kelch, As
sistants. The first annual ball of the White
Mills Central Republican Club will come
off at the Opera House in that pretty
village on Saturday evening next, Oct.
24th. White Mills is just a pleasant drive
over an excellent road from Honesdale,
and the coming ball will probably be
an incentive to many of our young
couples to take the trip. Gentlemen's
tickets, 25 cents ; ladies' 15 cents.
The nineteenth annual conventionof
the Honesdale district Epworth League
was held at the Methodist Episcopal
church, Moscow, on Tuesday last. It
was a very interesting and successful
meeting, a most entertaining and in
structive programme being fully carried
out. Henry Hiller was re-elected presi
dent of the league, and Henry Lee chosen
secretary and treasurer to succeed Rob
November 4th is the day on which
Rev. William Dasscl will celebrate the
3oth anniversary of his ordination to
the priesthood. Thirty years have elapsed
since his appointment to succeed tin
the deceased Rev. Father Buthe as pas
tor of St. Mary Magdalene church. Nc
other clergyman in town can compare
with him as to such a record. Ho has
labored all these years faithfully and
zealously for tho welfare of his people
and they all deeply venerate him, and
not only they, but Rev. Father Dassel
has the esteem of the public as well.
Mrs. George C. Howard, famous as
the original "Topsy'Mn the play "Uncle
Tom's Cabin," died on Thursday night
last in Cambridge, Mass., aged 79 years
Her maiden name was Caroline E. Fox
George C. Howardwas her second hus
band, and Cordelia Howard, the origi
nal "Little Eva," her daughter. Mrs
Howard continued to play "Topsy" for
about thirty years, when her husband's
death led her to leave the stage. The
writer localizes this item because he
had the pleasureof seeing"Uncle Tom's
Cabin" when it was first produced in
New York by tho talented Howard fani
The inspectors of the new State
road between Bethany and Honesdale
just completed by Seaman & Irwin
contractors, are expected hero to-day,
The portion built extends from the
ancient county seat to the Barnes place
a little over two-thirds of a mile, and is
pronounced by those who have travelled
over it to be a fine and apparently sub
stantial piece of work. The huge steam
roller used by Messrs. Seaman & Irwin
was brought to Honesdale last week and
has been very successfully used in crush'
ing and leveling the broken stone with
which the street commissioner has top
dressed uneven spots in Main street. The
top layer of the Bethany road is con
structed of 1,400 tons of fine spalls of
hard rock, brought here from Wilkes
Mrs. Veronica Archangelo, tried in
Scranton last week for tho murder of
Dominick Petrino by shooting him while
he was denouncing her to her husband
as an unfaithful wife, was found "not
guilty" by the jury. In her defense Sirs
Archangelo testified that besides assail
ing her character for chastity before her
husband, Petrino struck her, and being
afraid that he intended to kill her she
shot him in self defense. The verdict
gives general efttiafaction,
Prices in the Honesdale market :
Eggs, 30 ccnU per dozen ; butter, 32 to
35 cents per pound ; apples, 75 cents per
bushel ; rutabagas, 40 cents per bushel,
and hay from $15 to $18 per ton.
Mrs. J. P. Chambers, who fell a
few weeks ago and was badly injured,
was again unfortunate, last Thursday
evening. While ascending the stairs she
lost her balance and fell over backwards,
resulting in the breaking of one bone of
her left arm, near the wrist. Drs. Burns
and Powell gave the needed surgical
Mrs. M. G. Stark, n daughter and
niece, all inmates of one house at w lute
Valley, arc all ill with typhoid fever.
They are being cared for by a skilled
nurse of Carbondale, Miss L. E. Foster.
Erk spent Sunday in
Miss Mabel G. Secor was the guest
of Carbondale friends on Sundav.
Miss Eva Wilson spent Saturday and
Sunday with friends at Nanticokc.
Miss Ella Mc Dermott, of New York
city, is visiting Honesdale relatives.
Mrs. Sarah Hollywood is visiting
her son Edward, in New York city.
Miss Ella Sharpsteen, of West street,
spent Sunday with friends in Scranton.
Miss Flora Spencer, of Port Jervis,
is visiting her sister, Mrs. M. F. Fritz, of
Miss Charlotte Hawks has returned
to Scranton after spending three weeks
in this vicinity.
Miss Almeda Kcrkham, of Hawley,
is the guest of her uncle, Wm. Pelton,
of West street.
Mrs. John Roscncrans spent Fri
day and Saturday in Carbondale with
her son, Lloyd.
Mrs. H. Harris, of New York citv,
is visiting at the home of Hon. L. Fuerth,
of Court street.
Mrs. Arnold B. Heine, of Now York
city, is visiting Miss Emeline Goldstein,
of Church street.
Mrs. C. E. Reed has returned home,
after a pleasant visit with relatives in
Milanvillc and Boyd Mills.
Kathcrinc Briggs, who is studying
for a trained nurse in New York is home
on a three weeks' vacation.
Miss Mattie Sharpsteen, of New York
city, is spending some time at the home
of her mother, on West street.
Miss Harriett Secor attended the
funeral of Mrs. Harrison Bagley, of
Carbondale, last Wednesday.
Miss Millie Brown, of East Hones
dale, spent several days last week with
friends in Carbondale and Scranton.
John Murray and sister, Miss Mary,
spent last Wednesday at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. JamesO'Neill, of Bethany.
Mrs. Charles Robinson, of Scranton,
entertained last week a house party of
ten guests at his game preserves in this
Airs. Unas. Knapp ana daughter, oi
Lake Como, are visiting at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Murray, of 4th
major ueorgc it. wiutney lias so
far improved as to bo able to visit his
livery barns, across the street from his
Sanford Horton,nightoperator at the
Consolidated Telephone Co., returned
home Saturday from a week's visit in
The Master Hors e Shoers' Associa
tion, of this county, was represented at
the National Horseshoers' Convention
held in Buffalo last week, by F. W,
Clauson, of this place.
Joseph VanVleck is President of tin
rorest Lake Association; J D. Weston
Vice President ; Claud V. Pallister, Sec
retary, and Joseph Leahy, Treasurer,
E. C. Mumford is the Attorney,
Chauncy Darling, of Laurel Lake, this
county, has purchased the livery busi
ness of W. J. Mitchell, In Hancock, N.
Y., and will continue it at the old stand
in the rear of the Hotel Western.
J. A. Gerrity, of this place, attend
ed tho banquet given to the fieldmen of
the Scranton International Correspon
dence Schools, by President T. J. Foster,
on Monday night of last week. Forty
guests were present.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry S. Hand, of
Brooklyn, N. Y., came to Honesdale
last Friday, for a visit with tho former's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. II. C. Hand.
Mr. Hand has returned home, but his
wife will remain for a week.
Miss Nellie Hulsizcr left on Monday
for a visit to Philadelphia and other
points. The two younger children of
Charles W. Babbitt accompanied her to
Chester Springs, where they will enter
the Soldiers' Orphan School.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Monica and
Lillian Hensey.of Seelyville, were mem
bers of a large party who spent Sunday
last as the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Sam
uel Machell, in Scranton. Incidentally
the party visited Nay Aug Park and
Everhart museum, after which pictures
of the group were taken by Mrs. Monies.
Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Weston, Mr.
and Mrs. W. F. Suydam, Jr., and Mrs.
F. B. Whitney left last Saturday morn
ing for an auto trip through Blooming
Grove, Port Jervis, and Ellenville. They
returned home Monday night by way of
the Delaware Water Gap,
Miss Lydia J. Rciflcr went to Now
York city, yesterday morning, for a visit
with her sisters.
Angus Smith, one of the most prom
inent and highly esteemed residents of
Starucca, is seriously ill.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles T. Bcntley and
little daughter, are enjoying a week's
visit with Mr. and Mrs. L. R. Gale, at
Riverdalc-on-the-Hudson, New York.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Alford returned
to their home at East Orange, N. J., on
Monday, after a pleasant visit with Mr.
and Mrs. T. B. Clark, of North Main
Charles Found, of Olyphant, a son
Samuel Found, of Prompton, submitted
to a severe surgical operation in Dr.
Burns's hospital, Scranton, earlv last
Five well-known Honesdalers, being
seated in a group at the Allen House a
few days since, it was suggested to take
an inventory of their ages, which was
done with the following result : Aggre
gate ages, 414 years; average age of the
five, 82 years.
Mrs. H. M. Beckwith, who has been
iaiting friends and relatives in Hones
dale for the past six weeks, has returned
to her home in Lansdowne, a suburb of
Philadelphia, via New York City. She
will be joined in the latter city by her
daughter, Mrs. Crycr, of Lansdowne.
John N. Dolph, formerly principal
of the Honesdale Graded Schools, and
now city superintendent of the Port
Jervis schools, was an attendant at the
New York State Council of School Su
periiucnacnts, held in liingiiainton on
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday last.
-Tolin I). Rockefeller is credited with
having given away $43,315,000 during
tho past twelve months ; Mrs. Russell
Sage $13,205,000 ; Henry C. Frick, $10,
205,000 ; P. A. B. Widener $10,000,000
and Andrew Carnegie $8,975,000. There
were also, in addition, millions given in
Mr. and Mrs. George N. Bonham, of
White Valley, celebrated their 50th or
golden wedding anniversary, Oct. 11,
1908. The venerable couple arc 80 and
9 years, respectively. Some twenty
guests were present. A most excellent
dinner was served. Among the presents
were a silver tea set, gold coin to the
amount of $130, cut glass, china, and
E. C. Mumford, O. L. Rowland and
Justice of the Peace, Wm. H. Ham, vis
ited Braman's, Lookout and Equinunk
on Friday last. Messrs. Rowland and
Ham staid over night at Hotel Bleck,
Equinunk, and are enthusiastic over the
elegance of the new hostelry and its sur
roundings, as well as the unbounded
hospitality extended them by their genial
host, Wm. A. Bleck.
George L. Waltz will sell at public
auction on his farm at Newfoundland,
Pa., on Friday, Nov. 6, a largo stock of
live stock and farming implements, in
cluding four horses and colts, 4 cows and
30 head of sheep. The sale will com
mencc at 12:30 r. m., sharp. Cash for
all sums! under $20; above that, six
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Snell, of Hoi
yoke, Mass., are the guests of Mr. and
Mrs. Fred Stephens at their farm in Dy
berry township. Mr. Stephens is :
nephew of Mr. Snell, who was brouglu
up at Beech Grove, on the place nowoc
cupied by the former. He is usually :
yearly visitor to his old home, and takt
auvantagc ot tne opportunity to renew
acquaintances with a number of Hones
H. F. McCann, a traveling salesman
well-known to several of our dealers
whose home is in Bath, N. Y., died at
the Wilkes-Barre City Hospital on Sun
day night of last week, from the effects
of inhaling illuminating gas at one of the
hotels of that city. It is supposed that
he hung a portion of his clothing on
gas bracket and accidentally turned the
key. He was forty years of age and
leaves a wife and three children.
L. E. Stearns, of Wilkes-Barre, for
many years a resident of Honesdale,
who is said to be tho oldest photograph
er in the state, and Ryland Phillips, of
Philadelphia, president of the State club
of Photographers, were the guests of
honor at a banquet given to forty of the
craft at Ricca's restaurant, Scranton, on
Friday evening last. John H. Kemp
presided as toastmaster. A permanent
organization to be known as "The Pho
tographer's Club," comprising the pic
ture takers between Forest City and
Bloomsburg, was effected.
Miss Jcannette Babcock, of Peck
ville, whose mother was born and rear
ed in Beach Lake, has entered the lists
as a candidate for membership in the
Scranton Tribune's great Bermuda Is
land Young Ladies Educational Contest,
and hopes to receive material aid from
well-disposed friends in this county. Tho
plan of the Tribune is to send fourteen
young ladies, with a chaperonc, on a
tour to Bermuda, all expenses to be
paid by the paper, tho personnel of the
party to be determined by the number
of votes received by tho contestants,
based on subscriptions to that enterpris
ing journal. A six months advance sub
scription, costing $1.50, by a new sub
scriber, secures 600 votes ; by an old
subscriber, 300. A years', costing $3.00
new, 2,000; a renewal, 1,000. Coupons
cut from the Daily count one vote each.
The Citizen wishes Miss Babcock suc
cess, and trusts that all of its readers,
not otherwise pledged, will help her
to achieve it,
The Misses Weiss gave a Kaffcc
Klatsch at their residence on Park street,
on Monday afternoon last, in honor of
Mrs. H. Harrison and Mrs. A. B. Heine,
of New York Citv.
The will of the late Hon. Joseph A.
Scranton, for over forty years proprietor
and principal editor of the Scranton
Republican, has been admitted to pro
bate. The value of his estate is not
given. The Republican building, a very
valuable property, is given to his daugh
ter, Mrs. Lida Scranton Tate, and the
business to his son, Col. Robert W.
Scranton. The residue of the property
is divided equally between the two chil
dren. Prof. C. F. Hoban, superintendent
of the Duninott? schools, sailed for Lon
don on Saturday last to attend the con-
vention of educators in London, and
study the educational methods of Kng-
land. Prof. Hoban expects to be gone
several weeks. He is one of the ten men
selected from Northern Pennsylvania by
the National Civic Federation to repre
sent this country at the convention.
Superintendent M. W. Cummiugs, of
Olyphant, and Prof. Frank McGnigan,
of Pittston, are other members of the
H. C. HAND, Pkksidkn-t.
W. B. HOLMES, Vicr Puks.
We want you to understand the reasons
WAYNE COUNTY SAVINGS BANK
HAS A GAP1TAL OP - - - $100,000.00
AND SURPLUS AND PROFITS OF - 355,000.00
MAKING ALTOGETHER - - 455,000.00
EVERY DOLLAR of which must be Ins! before any depositor can lose a PENNY.
It has conducted a crowinc and successful business" for over 1W years, serving
an increasing number of customers with
its casli funds arc protected by .MOlMvUN bTKKL VAU11S.
All of these tilings, coupled with conservative management, insured
by the OAUKVTI, l'KIJSONWI. ATTKNTION constantly given the
Hank's affairs liy a notably able Hoard of Directors assures the patrons
of thai SUl'KK.MKSAl'KTY which Is the prime essential of a cood
Total Assets, -
V. F. SUYDAM.
II. C. HAND,
T. U. ULAHK,
The WOOLTEX Garments,
The STANDARD STYLE !
Something Different ! Something
BETTER for the money. All Pure
Wool Cloth, of course, for it's Wooltex
The person who keeps a good account at a Bank
always has a friend at hand when needed. OPEN
NOW, cither a savings or husiness account, at tho
miKM F nlMF RANK
IIWUUWMIIMU MAlilM Milling
1 This Institution handles large or small
sums and docs anything In tho
Ino of hank-
H If you have children, teach them to save
their pennies and dimes Instead ot sin-tiding
I If yon do not have a household bank
call and get one. It Is FKKh.
IF YOU DO NOT PAY YOU It HIU.S HY C11KCK. COMMKNCK TO DO SO NOW.
A C1IKCKIS ALWAYS A liKl'KIl'T.
Three per cent. Compound Interest Paid.
MONEY LOANED TO HOME PEOPLE.
Mr. nndMrs.AlbertBlandln, ofritta
ton, and Kdson Blaudin, of Scranton,
have been spending several days with
their mother, Mrs. Henry Blandin.
The Honesdale "Hunting Club" en
joyed their annual outing at Elk Lake,
last week. The party comprised T. B.
Clark, 1). DuBois Weston, C. R. Brady,
E. T. Brown, O. T. Chambers, T. M.
Fuller, and W. G. Blakney, all of this
place, niul J. W. Alford, of East Orange,
N. J.; L. A. Patterson and John Simp
son, of Carbondale, and W. M. Gardner,
Mrs. T. It. Clark and daughter Faith,
Miss Florence S. Wood, and their guest,
Mrs. J. W. Alford, of East Orange, N. J.,
enjoyed i delightful automobile rido on
Saturday last. They visited Monlicello,
j dinner at Liberty, and then on to
! .'effersonville over fourteen miles of State
:ut which has just been completed,
i The party reached home at 9 p. M., hav-
ing covered a distance of 104 miles.
Don't Forget to Remember
The "Dutch Supper in the Presbyterian
Chapel, next Thursday evening. First
table at 5:30. Tickets, 35 cents. All
the delicacies of the Dutch season in
Vote the whole Republican ticket.
H. S. SALMON, Cashiku.
W. J. WARD, Ass'T Cashiee
for the AHSOL.UTE SECURITY
fidelity and satisfaction.
BE MADE BY MAIL
V. H. HOI.MK3.
II. S. SALMON.
Where Thousands of
. People Keep Money.