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K. B. HARDKNBERGH, - PRESIDENT
yf. W. WOOD. - MANAGER AND SKC'Y
BEHBY WILSON. E. D. UABDENBEBQH.
W. W. WOOD.
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FRIDAY APRIL, 0, 1009.
The decision of the anthracite mi
ners not to strike gives a feeling of
relief to the whole country which
vividly remembers the great stlke of
seven years ago and of the loss
which resulted to the public. With
out commenting upon the the merits
of the case, concerning wich there
Is naturally a sharp difference of
opinion, it occurs to nearly everyone
who does not belong to the conten
ding parties that someway should be
found to amicably and honorably
settle trade disputes as they arise.
DONT HT HATTLKI).
What with auto-suggestion, hetero
suggostlon, psychotherapy, nnd other
modern mental operations, with
their divisions and subdivisions,
warranted to cure disease and pro
vent sickness, the averago man Is
.liable to get confused and to wonder
what it all means. But if ho en
gages In healthful work, eats good
food, is cleanly in habits and lead a
clean life, ho need not trouble him
self about hyphened scientific words
of threatening aspect.
Adequate Punishment Needed.
Everyone must rejoice with Mr.
and Mrs. Whltla in the safe recovery
of their boy who was kidnaped. The
crime of stealing and holding chil
dren for a ransom is one of the most
dastardly anyone can commit. The
anguish of mind, the terrible
suspense and the fears of the parents
may well be imagined even though
not realized by the public. The case
of Charlie Ross comes vividly to
mind and the fate of that poor, un
fortunate boy must add to the an
guish of any father and mother
whose child is stolen from them.
So heinous is the crime that it de
serves the severest punishment,
and in one or two states death or
other very severe penalty is imposed.
The kidnaping of the Whltla child
has already led to other states pas
sing laws to adequately punish the
It is a misfortune that it seemed
necessary to pay a heavy ransom to
attain the recovery of the boy and
Borne are disposed to think that too.
much haste was shown, that the
authorities should have been allowed
more time to hunt for the criminals
before any ransom was paid. Doubt
less thd paying of large sums In such
cases is a premium on crime, but
allowance has to be made always for
the feelings of the parents. When
the fate of their child Is concerned
it is not to be expected they will give
much thought to other things. For
tunately in the Whltla case the spee
dy arrest of the criminals following
the payment of the ransom, especi
ally If It Is followed with speedy and
heavy punishment, will go a long
way to discourage any prospective
Let each one do his duty day by
day. No man can do everything,
but he can do something. He can
not be a whole skyfull of sunshine,
but he can shed a ray of light.
War, whether between nations, or
between capital and labor, may some
times be justified, but not until
every other plan of settlement is
The Great Coming Concert.
Preparations for the concert to be
given at the Lyric next Tuesday even
ing under the auspices of the Ladies'
Musical Society, are rapidly nearing
completion. The final evening rehearsal
of the chorus will be held in the Presby
terian chapel, Friday. On Tuesday the
orchestra and soloists will arrive on the
afternoon train and proceed at once to
'ihe theatre, where a full rehearsal will be
held. Conductor Phillips has been dil
igently drilling the orchestra in Scran
ton for the occasion, and with the splen
did array of soloist talent, a musical
treat that has never before been equaled
n Honesdale, will be enjoyed by those
attending the concert.
Following the programme :
1 Henry VIII Dances, German
I Morris Dance,;
II Shepherd's Dance,
III Torch Dance.
3 fa) "The Rosary" Nevin
(b) "Snowflakes" Cowen
3 Aria "Death of Joan" Bemberg
(From Joan of Arc)
4 Violin (a) Walther's Prize Song
(b) "Zephyr" Huban
6 Piano (a) Prelude Stojowski
lb) Polonaise MacDowell
(a) Asa's Death (Peer Oynt) Grieg
(b) Au Moulin (The Mill) Gillet
Cantata "A Daughter of tho Sea"
Ladies' Chorus and Soloists
With full orchestral accompaniment.
OUR CITY FATHER
Monthly Meeting of the
TREASURY IN GOOD CONDITION.
Street Venders to Pay License
or Heavy Fine More Light
In Central Park Trolley
Ordinance Accepted A
New Fire Gong.
The regular meeting ol the Town Coun
cil was called to order on Monday even
ing, April 6th, by the President, Chas.
A. McCarty, at 8 r. m. The members
present were Geo. M. Genung, Martin
Caullcld, Thomas Canivan, George W.
Penwurden, P. R. Murray and Wyman
Kimble. Burgess John Kuhbach .was
also present. Treasurer Penwarden re
ported $1,357.27 in his hands;. also that
there was due the borough $460.01 from
the tax collector 'for 1008, subject to ex
onerations and commissions.
Burgess Kuhbach reported a general
complaint of the public in regard to
hucksters, peddlers or venders selling
goods from house to house ; also a col
lection of $4 license for the Lyric theatre
for the months of April and May ; und a
line nnd costs of $3.50.
The following resolution was adopted:
Jlesolvcd, That the chief of police be
and hereby is empowered and directed
to collect from every person who within
the limitB of the borough of Honesdale
offers for sale any wares, goods, or mer
chandise as a huckster, peddler or ven
der of such goods from house to house,
a license lee not to exceed 3h a day ; on
lauure oi sucn persons to take out such
license then the Chief Burcess may im
pose a line not exceeding $25.
Motion was made and seconded that
the gas lights in Central Park be re
paired and that the down town police be
instructed to light the same at dusk, and
turn off the lights at dawn.
Consideration of the request of the
police for an advance of $10 a month
was deferred until the next meeting.
Thomas Canivan failing to turn in the
report on scrip for sidewalk of R. H.
Brown and Mr. Yerkes, he was con
tinued as a, committee of one to report
at the next meeting.
A lengthy letter to the Town Coun
cil from the Lackawaxcn Valley Rail
road Co., was read and placed on file.
It was a formal acceptance by the
Company of the provisions of the ordi
nance recently passed granting rights of
way through the borough streets, for
tracks, trolley poles, lines, etc.
After the reading by the Secretary of
an order of court to the Town Council
of Honesdale, and the supervisors of
Texas township, referring to a road
from the borough to the Cherry Ridge
road, it was decided that the Btreet' com
missioner be instructed to carry out the
order of the court, same to remain on
file until the road is completed and then
a proper return to be made.
Order made to notify the Honesdale
Consolidated L., H. and P. Co., that
hereafter tho charge for all lights not
burning during .the month will be de
ducted from the monthly bills.
A motion was passed authorizing the
borough to purchase a base fire gong.
Ordered that a new lock, with five
keys, be .placed on the supply room of
the Fire Co.
A number of bills were presented, al
lowed and ordered paid.
Base Ball and Sporting Notes.
Fielder Jones, last year's manager of
the Chicago White Sox, refused to sign
a contract unless he was taken in as one
of the partners. Chicago will lose the
services of one of the hardest ball play
ers in the business.
Pittsburg's one million dollar grand
stand is said to be the largest of its kind
in tho world. It has a capacity of over
30,000. Three shifts of men are work
ing day and night to have it ready for
the opening day on July 4th.
The chances of seeing Mike Donlin
playing with the Giants this year is very
slim not on account of his theatrical
contruct, but his physician has forbid
den him taking any violent exercise.
The outlook for base ball here this
coming season is not very bright.
Murphy, our star catcher of last year,
is thinking seriously ot playing out of
town. Kupfer, last year's third Backer,
will probably leave for New York city
Bome time this week, and Milt Salmon,
captain and second baseman of last year,
will be too busy with his law. We will
certainly have to hustle to find three men
to hold down their positions.
The first game of base ball in this sec
tion of the country took place in Car
bondale on Duffy's field on Saturday
morning between Public School No. 3
and Carbondale township High School.
Fifteen innings were played. The former
club won by the score of 5 to 4.
A smoker and boxing contest which
waB to be held at White Mills last Sat
urday by the White Mills Athletlo Club,
was postponed indefinitely.
Dick Nollin and Tony Crane, of Scran
ton, and former members of the local
team, have signed contracts for the
coming season. Nollin will play first
base for York, and Crane will play with
William Cranston, of Avoca, well
known in Honesdale, having for several
seasons played with Oarbondale, baa
signed with tho Memphis team for the
Items Gathered by
THE CITIZEN STAFF
April Cth. Mr. Lovejoy, proprietor
of the Deposit flour and feed mill, was in
town last Thursday.
R. R. Beagle was recently the guest of
Rev. and Mrs. II. II. Dresser, of
Union, N. Y., who have been attending
Conference at Plymouth, Pa., are visit
ing Miss Minnie Gay.
M. L. Skinner was in Honesdale on
Friday nnd Saturday.
Miss Edna Skinner spent Saturday at
Earl Barnes has bought a shingle mill
of John Moran, of Lake Huntington.
W. J. Tyler has completed a bunga
low on his farm, for the use of his broth
er, C. N. Tyler, nnd family, who will
occupy it during the summer.
Jacob Scott's' now house is ready for
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Tyler spent Sun
day with Mr. Gregory's people at Beach
Mrs. Walter Tyler, who has been in
the Cortland Hospital for an operation,
is gaining, nnd is expected to return to
her home this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lange will leave
very soon for Brandt, Pa., where Mr.
Lange will have charge of a store. He
has been in Milanville eight years, and
has made many friends while here who
regret to have him leave. Mrs. Lange,
who was Miss Myra Vail, had made her
home in this vicinity several years be
fore her marriage, and will be missed by
a wide circle of acquaintances. We wish
Mr. and Mrs. Lange a pleasant and pros
Charles Gnebel is being treated by Dr.
Perkins, of Carbondale, at Honesdale.
Mrs. Bertha Jackson returned to Hones
dale on Sunday last.
News has been received of tho death
of Mrs. Lois' Edgerton, of Brooklyn, N.
Y., where she, with her daughter, has
been residing for many years. The Edger
ton family lived for some time in Milan
vile ; first owning the property now oc
cupied by Mrs. W. D. Skinner, and later
the Charles Young place, just opposite
the bridge on.the New York side, now
the property of M. L. Skinner.
April 5th. The United Evangelical
Sunday school held an oyster supper in
tho hall last Friday evening. Although
the evening was stormy there was a good
attendance and $20 was raised, which
will be used for the parsonage building,
to be erected this summer.
James Sloat has sold his house and
lot to the Evangelical Association, and
Rev. Yergie is moving in. Rev. J. G.
Rosenberger, who has lived there the
past two years, has moved into the hall,
until the uew parsonage is built.
Leslie Kizer has purchased the Red
Men's hall, and will rent the upper floor
for socials and suppers.
Mrs. H. O. Silkman is able to beiabout
again, after a two weeks' illness.
MrB. Philander Black and Mrs. George
Black are able to be out, after a severe
attack of grip.
Rev. J. G. Rosenberger will hold a
series of meetings for the next two
weeks. He gave a splendid sermon on
"Christ's Entry into Jerusalem," on
Sunday evening. The,re will bo several
speakers from tho neighboring churches
during the two weeks' services.
There will be a business meeting of
the Christian Endeavor Society after
church, on Wednesday evening.
Milton Turper has moved to Kizer's ;
Fred. Kellogg to No. 20, and Jacob
Brown to Varden.
ArtburSherwood has embarked in the
The maple syrup season has been
good so far. The peepers are out, but
to fulfill old signs, must be frozen up
Alba Black discovered a broken rail
on the Erie, Sunday evening, and flagged
a coal train, probably averting a wreck,
Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Black spent Mon
day in Scranton.
E. M. Keene is expected to arrive
from Los Angeles, Cal., about the mid
dle of May.
April 6th. John Lynch has moved
in Eugene Raymond's house.
Mrs. Walter McClatchey has returned
to her homo in New York.
Edward Squires, of Laneaboro, was a
recent guest of friends in this place.
Mrs. N. N. Gardinier.died at her
bome near Hale Eddy, March 20th, aged
40 years, She was a sufferer for several
years with a rupture pi the intestines,
and her condition became such that an
operation was thought necessary. Dr.
Moon, of Binghamton, assisted by Drs.
Hitchcock and Holmes, performed the
operation on Sunday, March 28th, but
she was in such a weakened condition
that she was unable to stand the shock.
Besides her husband, eho is survived by
one ton, Floyd, of PlatUburg, N. Y.,
and one daughter, Edna, at home. The
-About the County.
funeral was held at the bouse, Wednes
day, March 31st, at I r. M., conducted
by Rev. M. D. Greenleaf, assisted by
Rev. Charles Moon, of Sherman. In
terment in the Hale Eddy cemetery.
It is with a feeling of sadness that we
note the death of Ida May Hendrickson,
wife of Rev. Joseph Freed, who died in
the hospital at Williamsport, Pa., t after
an operation, following an illness of ten
weeks. The family moved from here to
Bernice, Pa.,last summer; but Mrs.
Freed's health was never good after she
left Sherman. She contracted a heavy
eold, which settled on her lungs, from
which she never recovered. . Other trou
bles developed, so that an operation was
necessary. Mr. Freed came home from
the hospital on Saturday, thinking she
was very much better; but on Sunday
morning ho received a telegram calling
him back to Williamsport immediately.
Mrs. Freed continued to grow worse
very rapidly, as pneumonia had set in.
She lingered until Tuesday afternoon,
when God called her home. She leaves
to mourn their loss her husband and five
children: Elsie, Amelia, Edward.Wallace
and Mary. Our hearts go out in sym
pathy to the bereaved family. Mr. Freed
had preached here for seven years. His
many friends express their heartfelt sym
pathy to the family in this, their sore
April 5th. -A largo shepherd dog
owned by Henry Hogencamp, was sud
denly taken last Thursday afternoon with
hydrophobia. Mr. Hogencamp, noticing
that the dog was acting strangely, at
tempted to pet and quiet him, when the
brute made a snap at his master, catch
ing hold of one of his feet. Luckily he
had on a pair of heavy cow-hide boots,
which probably Baved him from a horri
ble death. When he saw the dog making
a jump toward him, lie threw up his
right foot to keep him off, when the dog
grabbed the toe of his boot, cutting
through the upper and just missing his
big toe. He hung on until onp of the
boys canio running to Mr. Hogencamp's
aid with an ax, and a well-directed blow
laid him lifeless at his feet. Mr.
Hogencamp looks several years older
since his terrible experience with the
mad dog, but it is hoped that his nerves
will be settled and in their normal con
dition in time to get his spring crops in.
Mr. and Mrs. Alonzo Wood visited,
Saturday and Sunday, with friends at
Mr. and Mrs. William Clift, of Carbon
dale, visited friends at Steene, Sunday.
Mrs. Albert Odell, who has been quite
ill almost all of the winter months, is
At the present writing Henry Way-
man, who is making his home with his
daughter, Mrs. Charles Dennie, lies very
low, at the advanced age of 04 years.
His recovery is doubtful.
David Wonnacott, who has been con
fined to his home by illness since early
last fall, is able to be around again.
The creamery at Prompton is in opera
tion again, with George Bates as butter
maker. Prompton is again free from the dread
Last Friday tho Prompton borough
fathers and supervisor Haley drove over
their nine miles of roads, it being a day
set to inspect and lay plans for the su
pervisor for this season's work. The
council reported better roads than they
have had during the past nineteen years,
which speaks very well for the super
visor's work during the past year.
Commencing the first of April, we
have our mail delivered by the rural
free delivery 'daily. All mail delivered
in and around Steene should be direct
ed to Wdymart, Pa., R. F. D. No. 3.
Miss Olive Haley returned to her home
the latter part of last week, after visit
ing two weeks with friends at Carbon
dale. Uswick and Lakeville.
April 6th. D. A. Locklin, of Lake
villo, is very sick at this, writing.
Mrs. Lucy Glossenger, who has been
very ill, is now- able to get around the
house once more.
Rev. W. T. Schenck returned from
conference the fore part of last week.
We were very sorry to hear that our
paBtor has been transferred to another
charge ; but wo are pleased to learn that
he is to have an increase in his salary.
Rev. Mr. Schenck is certainly deserving
of the best ; for he and his wife are both
sincere Christians and faithful worker
in God's vineyard. They ore leaving
many friends on this charge, whose eyes
filled with tears as he called them over
the phone on Sunday morning to bid
them good-by. One old gentleman said,
"Schenck is leaving more friends here
than any preacher has in several years."
They went to Paupack on Sunday morn
ing, and will go to Pleasant Mount,
his new charge, from thero. Oliyer
Locklin has been engaged to move their
household effects. We hope they may
find pleasant people and have great sue-1
cess to crown their efforts in well-doing.
Rev. -Walter Walker arrived at Lake
ville on Thursday morning. His wile
and daughter, Olive, visited their Lake
vllle friends during conference week.
He was called to officiate at a funeral,
so they left for his charge at Narrows
burg, N. Y., on Friday.
Rev. W. B. Signor, , wife and boh,
Duane, visited their Lakeville friends,
arriving therein Wednesday, and re
turning to Bethany on Friday. Mrs.
Signor and Duane visited Mrs. George
Swingle, of Avoy, during conference
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Weilbrenner mov
ed to the home of the former's parents
in Brooklyn, N. Y., on Saturday last,
to help care for Mr. Weiibrenner's fath
er, who has been ill for some time, and
is still failing. Mrs. Weilbrenner and
children have been spending a few
months witli the former's parents, Mr.
and Mrs. James Swan, at Uswick.
Miss Beahen, the Lakeville school
teacher, held an examination for com
mon school diplomas on Saturday, April
3d, at the Lakeville school house. She
was assisted by Stanley Crane, teacher
of the Uswick school.
There was no preaching service hero
on Sunday, April 4th, Rev. W. E.
Blandy, our new pastor, failing to ar
rive. We regret to learn that ho has
sickness in his family.
Mrs. Lewis Curtis arrived on Wednes
day to visit her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
F. B. Pennell, of Uswick. She returned
to her home at Pink on Saturday.
Mildred Crane, of Uswick, is being
instructed in instrumental music by Miss
Hise, music teacher at Hawley.
Mrs. M. II. Harloe, of Ledgedale, is
still critically ill. On Saturday, when we
last heard from her, she was so weak
that she was only allowed to sleep five
minutes at n time, but the doctor says
she is gaining a little.
April 5. John B. Varcoe has .moved
from the Davenport farm into his new
house on his own farm, and Geo. Per
ham, of Honesdale, and Milton Lillie,
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ren tf. Morton, oi actoryvillc academy,
are home for their Bpring vacation.
Charles' Sanders, of Syracuse, recently
spent a few days with his father, Foster
Mrs. Asher Neecle is visiting Preston
Mrs. Stephen Treat recently fell while
crossing a piece of uneven ground and
severely sprained her knee. She Ib con
fined to her bed from the injury. Mr.
Treat's mother is caring for her.
Mrs. Sarah Peck is on the sick list.
A case of mumps now and then ap
pears, and during the past week many
families in this section had slight attacks
of the grippe.
The past week was an extra good one
for the maple sugar makers.
Claron Arnold recently lost a horse.
The Farno school, taught by Irene
Curtis, closes Tuesday.
April 5th. Mrs. Caroline Brpnson, or
Cortright, as she is more commonly
called, has returned to her home in this
place, which was occupied by her son,
Percy, who recently removed to Niagara
Falls. Rumor has it that she did not
find it ns she left it all "swept and gar
nished." Charles VanSickle, the reliable grist
miller, is once more installed at the
same old mill in this place, and doing
business, as Halsey Frisbie has resigned.
Earl Swingle has sold his farm and
stock to Henry Brundage, of Treslar
ville. Possession given at once. Con
Almost everybody is Jon tho move in
this place. David Lamberton has moved
into his new house, recently vacated by
Jerry Buckley, who has gone to Carbon
dale ; Frank Wagner, the Carbondale
butcher, has bought the old store once
occupied by Mckinnic & Swingle ; Mr.
Ward is preparing to vacate, as is also
Harry triable their location will be
given latcr-on ; Frank Shaffer will suc
ceed his father-in-law in the mercantile
business, in the near future. We won
der what next!
Abraham Bronson and Richard. Bono,
Jr., have leased the sugar camp of John
Bronson, and are busily engaged in mak
ing syrup and sugar. They report a big
run last week.
Mr. and Mrs. John Downing were
pleasant callers nt the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Joseph Machcll, last Sunday.
The service of the lnlorm-
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