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HL B.HAKDENHEHOH. - - PRESIDENT
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W. W. WOOD.
8OBS0KIPTION: $1.50 A YEAR. IN ADVANCE
FRIDAY, MAKCII 10, 1909.
Tbe United States senate has lost
rttuln two years by death or resigna
tion Allison, Wuyte, Troctor, Latimer,
Mallory, Morgan, Pettus. Bate and
Spooner. It has lost Knox, who now
holds the portfolio of state. The re
cent senatorial elections have caused
other changes, among them the retire
ment of Foraker, Piatt and Teller.
Some of the new men have been
Irought to tho front as the result of
direct voting for senators and may be
loond somewhat antagonistic to tho
conservative spirit of tho upper house.
Aside from the changes in th per
sonnel of the chamber, there are Im
portant changes In woffc brought about
by the retirement of veterans. Lodge
succeeds to the place on tho finance
committee vacated by tho retirement
C Piatt. Senator. Crane replaces
Knox as chairman of the commit
tee on rules, a place long held by
Spooner, who preceded Knox. While
umy of the new men aro known to
the country, the majority are to make
fcelr first cast for honors In tho na
Uonal field on the floor of the senate.
The Appellate Division of the Supreme
Court at Albany has handed down a
decision sustaining the order of Justice
Lyon requiring the Deposit Electric Co
to erect and maintain i a fishway in its
Stilesville dam. The cast was tried a
year ago before Judge Lyon, of Bing
hamton, and resulted in the border as
mentioned above. It was the result of
years of agitation on the subject and has
been most stubbornly opposed by the
Deposit Electric Company. The electric
company believed that they had a right
to all the water of the river for the pur
pose of furnishing power to their electric
plant and appealed from tho order. The
appeal was argued at the January term
in Albany, tho electric company main
taining that it and its predecessors in
title had for over fifty years enjoyed
this monopoly and had thereby acquir
ed a prescriptive right which neither the
Legislature nor the courts could inter
icre with. Tho Court overruled this con
tention and holds that the company
must obey the order and pay the costs
f the legal proceedings. This is a case
of much importance to Wayne county
people as well as their friends on the
ther side of the river, since it is the
pioneer case on this subject and the
people along the Delaware may expect
to seeshad and otherflsh in great abund
ance in tho upper waters of that stream
at no distant day.
Inauguration as a Holiday.
For years there has been agitation
In Washington and to some extent
throughout the country for a change
In the date of Inauguration which
would Insure decent weather at the
capital. The AVashlngton Post de
clares that the only reason the date
has not been changed from March 4
to April 30 Is that no one would take
two Initiative. The New York Mall
and Express observes that to move
tho date forward "would save In the
long run many valuable lives and a
good deal of bunting, millinery and
shoe leather." Pennsylvania's govern
or put the case very bluntly when ho
declared, "There is no necessity for
men to go down there and sacrifice
their lives in tho hostile March weath
er." While tho menace to life in a March
inauguration lias figured In the argu
ments heretofore for a change, this
menace has not been emphasized. The
whole country knows that Washing
ton, which Is the headquarters for ngi
tation, wants n pageant for business
reasons. While the recent experience
was exceptional, about every inaugu
ral day lias elnimcd its toll ns n result
of weather exposure. AVashlngton
thinks nothing of four or flvo kinds of
weather in twenty-four hours. This
year the sun shone at noon where a
blizzard had raged all the morning.
It seems now that Washington is not
alone in wanting an Inauguration
pageant and that n dato In milder
weather would bo n. boon to delega
tions from nil over tho country.
Tho constitution provides that the
term of the president shall bo four
years, and nothing short of an amend
ment can change the day on which the
presidential term shall begin. But
there Is nothing in the constitution to
prevent congress from appointing an
other day than March 4 for the cele
bration of the incoming of a now ad
ministration. Four cents a pound duty on coffee
would grind tho peoplo without put
ting a cent in the treasury for the next
two years. The dealer have a supply
laid In, ;ut would charge tariff prices,
Jnit as they would If It had paid duty.
Almond E. Wheeler, died at his homo
in Pink, this county, on Sunday last,
March 14, 1909. Mr. Wheeler was a vet
eran of the civil war, having served in
the 15th Regiment N. Y. Engineers. He
is survived by his widow and one sister,
Mrs. Charles Varcoe ; also a brother,
who resides in Port Jervis. Tho remains
were taken to Moosic, and thence to
Marcy cemetery, tor interment.
Nicholas .Mullen died at his Iiomo on
Ridge street, on Tuesday, March 10, 1909,
after a year's illness, of lung trouble.
Deceased was 31 years of age, having
been born in New York city in 1878.
Besides his wife, he is survive by two
children, Helen and Leo; also his father
and a brother Charles, and one sister,
Alice, of New York city. The funeral
will be held this Friday morning, ot St
John's Catholic church, and interment
will be made in St". John's cemetery.
Clarence Green, an inmate of the
Honesdale-Texas alms house, died in
that institution on Tuesday, after several
months' illness of lung trouble, aged
twenty-six years. During his residence
in Honesdale he was employed as
shoe maker. Tho remains wero removed
to Loercher's undertaking rooms, from
which the funeral was held on Thursday
afternoon, under tho direction of the
Boot and Shoe Workers' Union, No. 377,
and interment was mado in Glen Dy
berry cemetery. Deceased is survived
by several brothers and sisters, and his
mother, residing in Waverly, N. Y.
Henry H. Webb, a highly esteemed
resident of Prompton, died at his home
at that place, Thursday morning, aged
sixty-seven years. He was born in Dy-
berry, and was a son of Richard Webb
one of the oldest settlers. Mr. Webb
resided in Dyberry and vicinity all his
earlier years. Some time ago he re
moved to Honesdale, but later went to
Prompton .to reside. Besides his wife
he is survived by the following sons
Dr. Robert Webb, of Forest City, and
Dr. William Webb, of Towner, N. D. ;
also by two sisters, Mrs. A. Olver and
Mrs. W. T. Butler, of Honesdale. The
funeral services will be held Saturday
afternoon at the Presbyterian church,
Prompton, at one o'clock, Rev. Mr.
Davis, of Waymart, officiating. Inter
ment will be made in Riverdale ceme
A Treat In Store.
Honesdale peoplo are promised a rare
intellectual treat on Thursday evening,
April 15th, when Miss Stella Seymour,
of Scranton, will repeat in Lyric Hall,
under theauspicesof the Woman's Aux
iliary of Grace Church, hpr intensely in
teresting lecture on Venice. Miss Sey
mour since her return from Italy has
given this lecture in various cities, among
them Binghamton, and of her appear
ance there the Binghamton Republican
"Oneot the most finished and scholarly
lectures ever given in the Monday After
noon club house was that of Miss Stella
Seymour, of Scranton, who spoke upon
the Subject of 'Venice' yesterday after
noon. Miss Seymour came under the di
rection of the art department of which
Mrs. Henry Oliver Ely is chairman.
Graceful phraseology, a high order of
humor and a deep reverence for the
highest in art on the part of the speaker,
were notable features of tho address.
Miss Seymour dwelt chiefly upon St.
Mark's Cathedral and the palace of the
Doges, pointing out the perfection and
the faults of sculptural and mosaic dec
orations. Columns, capitals and arches
were shown in full and in detail by
means of stereopticon views. Titian,
Bellini and Canpaccio were illustrated by
reproduction of the paintings. 'The As,
sumption,' 'Madonna Enthroned,
'The Temptation of Eve,' 'St. Georg
and tho Dragon.' Referring to the pal
ace of the Doges, Miss Seymour said:
'No where in the world has a union of
diverse idoas resulted in such marvelous
beauty. The Arabs inspired the broad,
unornamented surface of the Doges' pal
ace; the Greeks furnished the shafts and
capitals; the Goths cut those matchless
pointed arches with their quatre-foil leaf
age; tho Byzantine gave the round arches
and splendor of tints of St. Marks; Da
mascus gave the shaft of the piazetta;
tho native Venetians cut the ornamenta
tions to be found from the Doges' pal
ace to the water line of the most ruinous
old warehouse in all Venice, while Rome
did the best she could for the city by
keeping herself and her influence out of
it. Modern life is fast encroaching. A
new campanile will soon rear iti ugly
copying into the sky, but wo can turn
our backs upon it and take joy to our
hearts that we have something left of
the truth, puritv and beauty of early
The charge for admission to Miss Sey
mour's lecture will bo CO cents. As no
seats will be reserved, purchasers of
tickets will do well to bo at tho theatre
in time to make satisfactory selections of
Fumigating Nursery Stock.
All nursery stock which is under
tho, least susplclou of contamination
with the San Jose scale should be
fumigated, and It Is perhaps worth
while to fumigate in any case to give
the utmost assurance of safety to tho
purchaser, suggests an authority on
A little cosilp now-and then
Is relished by the best wom-en,
While all the others, so It seems,
Btlll like it every day In reams.
Kansas City Times.
8izlng Him Up.
Bbe (in restaurant) My goodnessl
Isn't that waiter tall?
He Yes; I understand be measures
six feet three from tip to tip. Houston
THE TOLL BRIDGES
Farley, Fuerth and Marvin
LEGISLATURE PASSES BRIDGE BILL
Commission to Act With Com'
missions From Other States
to Acquire Toll Bridges
The agitation for the abolition of toll
bridges connecting Pennsylvania- with
other States, has at length resulted in
tho passage of an act by both branches
of the Legislature, and which has ro
ceived tho Governor's approval, author
izing the taking over of such structures
by the states of New York, Pennsylvania
and New Jersey. The text of tho bill is
as follows :
Whereas. The Legislature of tho state
of New Jersey has duly adopted a reso
lution authorizing its bxecutivo to ap
point a commission to act with a like
commission from the Commonwealth of
Pennsylvania for the purpose of inquir
ing into and ascertaining tho probable
cost ot acquiring tne ton nnages across
tho Delaware river between tho states ol
New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and
Whereas, There has also been intro
duced in the General Assembly of tho
state of Now York a resolution to the
same effect concerning toll bridges across
the Delaware river between the states of
New York and Pennsylvania, and
Whereas, His Excellency the Honor
able Edwin S. Stuart, Governor of the
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, has,
in his biennial message to the Legis
lature dated January live, one thousand
nine hundred and nine, transmitted to
the General Aseembly of Pennsylvania a
copy of a message from his Excellency,
the Honorable John Franklin Fort, Gov
ernor of the state of New Jersey, sug
gesting concurrent action by the State
of Pennsylvania for the purpose of in
quiring into the probable cost of freeing
such bridges, tnereiore De it
Resolved, by the Senate and House of
Representatives of the General Assembly
that the Governor of Pennsylvania be and
he hereby is authorized and directed to
appoint a commission on the part of
Pennsylvania, consisting of two members
of the House of Representatives and one
member of the Senate of Pennsylvania,
to net with a commission on the Dart of
New York and a commission on the part
of New Jersey, or either ot them, whose
duty it shall be to proceed to ascertain
the number of bridges crossing tho Del
aware river between the States of Pena
sylvania and New Jersey and between
the States of Pennsylvania and New
York, or either of them, the number of
which are vehicle and foot bridges or
both, whether such vehicle and foot
bridges can collect tolls under their
charters for the transportation of freight,
merchandise, vehicles, animals or per
sons, and, if so, to designate the same
and to ascertain the probable value of
all bridges entitled to collect tolls, tho
probable price for which such toll-bridg
es can he purcnasea, witn a view oi
purchase, and report their findings to
the Legislature of Pennsylvania, and if
such toll bridges cannot oe purcnasea
at a price consistent with their value in
the oninion of said commission, toascer
tain the probable cost of condemning, the
same for State purposes and to report
their findings to the Legislature of Penn
sylvania, and to ascertain those bridges,
whether vehicle or foot, or both, which
are already free from toll charges, by
whom owned and how maintained, and
to ascertain if any charters exist for
bridges that are not now actually con
structed or in course of construction,
and to report their findings to tho Leg
islature of Pennsylvania.
Be it further resolved, that the Gover
nor of Pennsylvania shall forthwith com
municate this resolution to the Governors
of New Jersey and New York.
And be it 'further resolved, That the
sum of five hundred dollars or so much
thereof as maybe necessary is hereby ap
propriated to defray the expenses of the
commission on the part of Pennsylvania,
to be paid by the State Treasurer upon
warrants of the Auditor General to the
order of the chairman of said commis
sion. CITIZEN'S 5 MILE RACE
How to Train.
For all who may contemplate entering
this race, the following suggestions
Long walks and slow jogging should
always be given a course of training for
distant running. Whenever a difficulty
in breathing is felt, tho athlete should
walk until his powers of respiration have
recovered. He should never sit or stand
around uncovered, but as soon as his
work is done, cover up warmly until an
opportunity to bo rubbed down is given
him, and then dry, warm clothes should
While running, the athlete should stop
just as soon as he feels a pain in his side,
or tho front part of his lower lop be
The diet should be simple, sleep abun
dant. Omit tobacco, all alcoholic liquors,
tea, coffee, pickles, pastry, dumplings
and the like.
Tho time to start to prepare for the
run is now. Do not wait, but pitch in
and get tho winter's stiffness out of the
Further advice will bo given from time
to time within tho next few weeks.
For additional information watch the
columns of this paper. In a few days
detailed announcement of tho necessary
steps to enter will bo made. In the
meantime those desiring to enter can do
so by communicating with The Citizen.
CASTOR I A
For Infants and Children.
Tho Kind You Have Always Bought
UswicJE and Lakovillo.
March 16th. Mrs. Tyler, who has
been spending tho winter with Rov. and
Mrs. W. T. Schenck, at tho parsonago
at Lakeijille, went to Paupack on Sun
day last, to visit her son and his family.
The Supervisors met at Wm. Ev,erly's,
at Audell, on Wednesday, to transact
business. Pathmastcrs were appointed
as follows: George Heickelbeck, Frank
B. Pennell, and Frank Harris. Treas'
orer, a. n. uimstcd.
Miss Minnie Locklin returned home
from Forest City last week.
Miss Mae Killam returned homo trom
Honesdale last week. We regret to learn
that she is ill.
Mrs. Miller, of Lakeville, who was
very sick last week, is recovering. Her
daughter, Minnie, of Hawley, who has
been caring for her, returned on Mon
day. M. A. Hnrloc, of Ledgedale, visited
Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. Utt, to-day.
His little daughter, Genevra, is sick, so
he made a short call and hastened home
ward. Louis Gcisler, accompanied by a friend
from Hawley, visited Mr. Brutscbe, at
Lakeville, on Sunday last. Mr. Geisler is
planning to have a steamboat or launch
on the Paupack river, for the use ol him
self and friends.
Mr. and Mrs. John Maines attended
tho funeral of Simeon Middaugh, at
Hoadley, on Wednesday, March 10th.
Mr. Maines lost his step-father, Mr.
Mover, and his brother-in-law, Mr. Mid
daugh, on the same day, March 6th.
The former was buried on tho 9th, and
tho latter on the 10th.
Mrs. James Swan went to Clark Sum
mit, on Tuesday, to visit her brother,
Reuben Kimble, who is very ill.
Mrs. George Heichelbeck is very ill
with stomach trouble.
Elmer Dunning and family, who live
near White Mills, wero callers at Us wick,
March 17th. Mrs. Bertha Jackson,
of Honesdale, is at home, helping care
for her sisters, Pearl and Retta Jocelyn.
Mrs. M. L. Skinner is under the doc
Mr. Stewart, of Binghamton, was in
town last week.
George Abraham has put a now boiler
in his saw mill, and will begin sawing in
a few days.
Kate Ore, who has been very ill with
scarlet fever and inflammation of the
lungs, is a little better.
'Emerson, infant son of Mr. and Mrs.
Sylvester Jocelyn, of ihis place, died in
convulsions on Thursday evening of last
week. The child had scarlet rash, and
as the house was under quarantine, the
neighbors were unable to help Mr. and
Mrs. Jocelyn in their affliction. The
burial took place Sunday morning, in
the cemetery at Damascus.
F. D. Calkins is suffering from rheu
Mrs. Lewis Canfield was found dead
in bed on Tuesday morning of this week.
Mrs. Canfield had been under the doc
tor's care, but was not thought to be
seriously ill. Tuesday morning, when
Lessie Dexter, who had been caring for
Mrs. Canfield, and sharing the room
with her, tried to awaken her, thero was
no response, the woman having been
dead some time. A husband, three sons
and two daughters survive her.
March 15th. The ice harvest at this
place has been extra good this past
winter, and if the weather remains cold
there is prospect of much more work,
as there are large orders to be filled
The men are now working at Summit
Lake at Poyntelle, many working nights
and somo on Sunday, which wo are
sorry to see as there is really nothing
gained by any thing of that kind. If the
law was properly enforced there would
be an end to any thing of the kind. Be
cause this a rural district is no reason
why tho people should bo allowed to
desecrate the Sabbath. A company that
cannot find time enough in six days to
harvest ice, may need the article more
in tho world to come than they do
Tho box social and entertainment,
held last Friday night by the members
of theEpworth League and their friends,
was n decided success. The committee
in charge deserve great credit. The pro
coeds amounted to about $40, which was
applied on the pastor's salary.
Mrs. A. F. Hine made a business trip
to Honesdale last week.
Mrs. Eugeno Hall and little daughter,
Gertrude, of Ariel, have returned to
their homo after a visit with relatives
I. W. Hine is quite ill at his home.
George Ludwig, wife and children, of
Carbondale, will spend several days
with relatives at this place the coining'
Rev O. G, Russoll will preach his
farewell sermon next Sunday morning
at 10:45, prior to attending conference,
which will bo held at Plymouth.
A social will bo held at South Preston
on Friday night next. Proceeds for tho
benefit of tho church fund.
Mr. and Mrs. II. B. Hall are spending
a few days at Edwardsville, with their
daughter, Mrs. H. A. Evana.
Henry Sheldon has been made super
intendent of the Ice Company at this
place, after many years of efficient work
for the company, We are sure they will
find him a good man in the right place.
Jay Walling, of Deposit, is in town.
A Poor Woman "I read your advice
to other unfortunates like myself, and 1
want you to help me, too. I have been
married a long time and have not lived
happy. My husband thought I had a
little money. For the last year he hoe
treated me terrible. Of course I know
that I could get a divorce from him, but
that would make too much scandal. All
tho people like me. Ho comes home late
every night, and sometimes I don't see
him for two or three nights, and I have
to stay up for liim, or ho would knock
down the door, and people would think
wo wero crazy. I have to keep awake
to open up. Ho goes with a group of
girls from the hill, and he gets letters
from them and hides them under the
carpet, and when I sweep I find them
and read them, and then put them back.
You say "sweeten his coffee." I do;
because he is too lazy, and I warm his
socks because he is too lazy, and would
go wet. Please write to me because I am
a subscriber for your paper and I like it
too. Next week or next month I come
up and pay you. Please do not bo afraid
to write anything, because my husband
won't read it; he never reads tho papers
he is too busy with girls' letters.
thank you for the consolation you may
Answer : You say your husband has
treated you "terrible" since he found
out that you were short of the "little
money" with which you were credited
A pretty good way to get even with him
for this discourtesy will be to hit him a
pretty lively whack on tho head with a
rolling pin. If the people "all like you,'
as you say they do, most of them will
say "Hurray 1"
When your husband knocks down
the front door, take the axe and smash
the cellar stairs ; then, when he goes
down for his night-cap, he will probably
tumble to your way of doing things.
There is only one suegestionfas to your
complaint that you come across his cor
respondence with girls, under the carpet
when you sweep, to save your peace of
mind, and that is, "Don't sweep."
TUC PITI7CM Ha'smadear
I lit Ll I It Ell rangements for
A FIVE MILE
WHICH WILL TAKE PLACE ON
DecoC" MAY 30
Handsome Gold and
Silver Medals will be
Awarded the Winners !
g: ENTRANCE FREE
To all competitors living in the county,
exclusive of professionals; entries to be
made at any time prior to April 15th.
ALL CONTESTANTS, will be re
quired to submit to a physical examin
ation by competent physicians, to insure
proper endurance condition for race.
FURTHER DETAILS Includingin
structions for proper training, will ap
pear In succeeding issues of The Citizen.
TN THE DISTRICI COURT OF THE
1 UNITED STATES,
FOK THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF
Bankrupt Ko. MOT.
In the matter of Erwin D. Prentice in
TX tin r m rt n V .
To the creditors of ErwInD. Prentice, In tho
county of Wayno and district aioresam, a
bankrupt. , ,,, .
Notice is hereby civen that on the 16th day
of .March, A. I), lto. tlio saldKrwin 1). Pren
tice was duly adjudged a bankrupt: and that
the first meeting of his creditors will bo bold
at the olllco of the referee in the borough of
Honesdale. Wayne county, Pennsylvania,
upon Friday, the lid day of April, liWJ, at ten
iSrtiifV In tlin fnrennnn. lit. whleh time the
creditors may attend, provetlielr claims, ap
point a trustee, examine the bankrupt, and
transact such other business as may proper
ly come before sucn meeting.
AVM. II. Lr.h.
Itefereo in Hankruptcy,
Honesdale, Pa., March 17. VMS. 'iiwii
For 10 Days at
$12. for $ 8.00
$18. for $16.00
$ 8. for $ 4.50
Charles Haeran Memorial, St. Rose
Cemetery, Carbondale, Pa.
Designed and built by
Attention is called to tho STRENGTH
The FINANCIER of New York
City has published a ROLL OF
HONOR of the 11 ,470 State Banks
and Trust Companies of United
States. In this list the WAYNE
COUNTY SAVINGS BANK
Stands 38th in the United States.
Stands 10th in Pennsylvania.
Stands FIRST in Wayne County.
Capital, Surplus, $455,000.00
Total ASSETS, $2,733,000.00
Honesdale, Ta., May 29, 1908.
BENI. H. DITTRICH, - - LESSEE AND MANAGES
HBBffiP MATINEES !
AT 2:30 IN THE AFTERNOON
Charles II. Hosskam presents
The ORIGINAL CHICAGO
Introducing Metropolitan Productions,
Staged Complete I 25 Acting People I
MONDAY "Tho Dairy Farm."
TUESDAY "The Little Gray Lady."
WEDNESDAY Ms Majesty and The
THUKSDAY-"Oenessco of the Hills."
F1UDAY "An Enemy to the King."
SATUltDAY-"Hls Wire's Friend.',
WEDNESDAY "The Itoyal Hox."
SATURDAY "Homo Folks."
DDIDCC. 10, 20, 30 and 60 cents.
rfilLCO . MATINEE 10 and 20 cents.
c- SEAT SALE opens at box olllco at 9
o'clock a. 111., on Monday. March 15th, for
To A. M. Henshaw from Wana
maker & Brown.
We aro In receipt of an lunllmlted'nuni
ber of congratulations from our sales
agents upon tlio superb assortment of
Spring Clothes. Tlicy agreeing with us
In pronouncing them the handsomest
Evr.r. gotten together.
Wo send forward this supplemental
lino of llrays and Oxfords from tho fact
that it is being whispered that high
priced merchant tailors are preparing to
Introduce them as their leading lines; and
these fortify you In the statement that
you have everything that can bo demand
ed. WANAMAKER & BROWN,
NOTICE OF ADM1N1STHATION,
EUNICE A. FAItNHAM, Into of Honesdale.
All persons Indebted to said estate are noti
fied to make Immediate payment to the un
dersigned ; and those having claims against
the said estate are notilled to present them
duly attested, for settlement.
V. C. FAItNHAM, Executor.
Honesdnlo, Pa., March 6, 1IW9, 20wC
Our contract with Human
Life Company expires on March
25, 1909 consequently if you
wish to avail yourself of the op
portunity of getting this maga
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