The citizen. (Honesdale, Pa.) 1908-1914, May 14, 1909, Image 8
VILLAGE, A Week's Doings in Rural Wayne. Interesting Items Picked Up by Our Staff of Wide-Awake Correspondents 5St STERLING. May 10. Nearly every day we have a line shower and vegetation is just a rushing. .Misses Eflle and" Blva Cliff are hav ing Oscar and Harley Ferguson re shlngle their dwelling. Last week Mrs. A. .1. Cross returned from a visit to her mother's in New Jersey. Miss Maine Fritz is assist-, lug Mrs. Cross in doing the house- i Charles Utt's on Sunday. Mrs. Wil work. i limn Hit accompanied him homo to Misses Helen and Mary Itobecker ! spend a week, were at church Sunday and we might ' jjrs. Daniel Smith is quite sick with also add Ward Megergh. 'the grippe. (Irace GUlner is also up from the' .rK i,, Cohen is sick, and Mrs. llloomshurg State Normal School. The Ladies' Aid will meet for din ner, gossip and sewing on the 12th at Mrs. .1. E. Cross's. The Men's nnd Hoys' Club meet nightly at the post olllce to swap yarns. Prof. .1. 11. Creveling closed his term of eight month's teaching at the ,iy afternoon. The Citizen and the high school on the 8th, and on the , Wayne Independent. printed nt 12th the closing exercises will be Honesdale. should also arrive on Fri held and Dr. E. L. Kemp, of the East i ,my afternoon and they arrive Snt Stroudsburg State Normal School unlay or Monday afternoon. The will be present nnd deliver a lecture. The following are the graduates: Lote Barnes, Ethel Simons, John Uban, Flossy Boston, and Daisy But terworth. The Anthracite Quartette, of Scran ton, composed of Messrs. Mitchell, Madden, llollister, and VanGorden, assisted by a Miss Hildebrandt, an elocutionist, very kindly gave an ex cellent entertainment in the church on the evening of the 8th, and the proceeds were donated to Mrs. Ed ward McMillan. The house was well filled and it Is scarcely necessary to add that all present thoroughly en joyed the excellent entertainment. Dr. F. A. Cross is manager of the Quartette and was also present. The Quartette also kindly sang on Sunday and a number who seldom attend church were present and we hope will come again. Rev. Webster preached his baccalaureate sermon. On the first of July John Gillner will have the pleasure of carryjng the mail from Ledgedale to Moscow. USWICK AND LAKKVILLE. May 10. Burton Daniels and Hat tie Killam, both of Lakeville, were united in marriage at Honesdale on Monday, .May 3rd, 190!i. Congratu lations. Oehler's have a very sick cow. Lulu Cortright and Miss .Myers, of Honesdale, arrived at ituescher's on Saturday. Miss Myers returned home on Sunday afternoon. Lulu accom panied her as far as Hawley and remained there until this morning, when she returned home. She ex pects to return to her work at Hones dale on Wednesday. Miss Mary Degroat and friend, of Hawley, visited Gladys Pennell, of Uswick, on Sunday. Mrs. (Jeorge Pennell and son How ard and daughter Marilla. and Miss Julia Smith, of Hawley, called at Mrs. Charles Crane's on Sunday last. Alfred Locklin's' house caught tire and Gave the people of Lakeville a great (--care on Saturday, but the flames were soon extinguished, and but little damage was done. We learn that Chits?. Locklin was putting a new roof on his house, and lind a portion of the old roof removed when the heavy storm came on Fri day, and the rain ruined the wall paper and soaked the carpets so that Mrs. Locklin will have to commence house cleaning all over again. .Mrs. Brazilla Shaffer, of Gravity, is very sick at the home of her daughter in Scranton. David Engle, our popular painter, finished painting Mr. Grabone's boarding house at Arlington on Wed nesday and returned home. He ex pects to commence painting L. Co hen's boarding house at Long Pond to-day. Burton Daniels treated his friends at Lakeville on Saturday evening, celebrating his nuptials. The bride is now caring for her sister, .Mrs. Brooks, who is quite ill. B. W. Murphy's barn, that he is erecting down near his lake, is nearly completed; they expect to finish it to-day. He has been making a wire fence around his property at the lake. On Friday last we had a very severe electrical storm. It hailed and thundered and lightened and the rain poured down in torrents. Four tele phones in this vicinity were put out of service, namely, F. B. Pennell's, S. R. Crane's, Oliver Locklln's and Charles F. Utt's, Mr. and Mrs. McFarland, of Ariel, visited Oliver Locklin and wife on Sunday. Mr. McFarland and Oliver Locklin repaired the phonqs that were burned out and placed a light ening protector on the phone at Olmstead's. Mr. McFarland's horse became frightened at an automobile on their way out to Lakeville and ran up on the bank and came very near overturning the wagon. The first automobile that we have seen here passed through this vicinity on Thursday. F. M. White and a friend of his from Gravity, were at Uswick on Saturday and were pleasant callers at F. R. Olmstead's and J. Sehleupner's. HAMLET, FARM. A gentleman from New York was at Mr. J. Sehleupner's on Friday. He was looking at some property with a view to purchasing it. .Mrs. Keyes and daughter, Eme llne, of Hawloy, arrived at Lakevillo on Friday. They were guests of .Mrs. A. Goblo, and returned home to day. H. W. Murphy was a caller at iWllllnm Sheeley is very sick. Dr. i Elv, of Hawley, is attending her; she: 'B at .ewiounuiana was awarded MrSi Daniel Smith has been con i is reported better to-day. May Sth, to William Vernoy. of Mo:i-1 llncui to ,)L,a with K1.,m and 1 What is wrong with I'nclc Sam's roc county, Pa., and Chat Zetgler. '!' ' nouralgla. Dr. Ely Is in attendance, mail'.' The Hawley Times, which Greene township, Pike county, for MrHi ,, M, Carefoot visited her 'should arrive at Uswick on Friday! the mini of thirty-four hundrd !-' Ristur. Mrs. F. B. Woodward, of afternoon arrives Saturdny or Mon- Civil Service examination for fourth-elas-.s postmaster at Uswlek, Pa., was held at Hawley postollice on March I auenueu tnougn me weainer was Koy(1 .,.Farland and family were 27, l!0!t. This examination was all I very unfavorable. The net proceeds Rlu,sts of O. Locklln's on Sunday finished at 11 o'clock a. m. and should ' ''" amounted to over $10.00. ! Iusti have left Hawley about 3 o'clock in, The family of A. C. Angel, at An-; AIri nnd c, utt visited their the afternoon on March 27. A com-.Eels, are afflicted with whooping daughter, Mrs. Matt Harloe. at Ledge munlcation from the Civil Service cough. , dale, recently. Committee was received at Uswick I Harry Akers, member of Wallen- Tllls ,)lilce was visited by a terrific on May nth, stating that this examl- paupac Lodge 478, I. O. O. F., will thunder, lightning and hail storm, nation paper did not arrive at Wash- i represent the Order at the Grand i on Friday afternoon last. Ington, D. C, until April 21st, fully J Lodge to be held in Harrisburg, com- twenty-live days after the examlna- mencing Mny 17th. HAMLINTON tion took place. It should take two Miss Verna M. Hazleton went to days for a letter to reach Washing- . South Bethlehem on May 7th, to visit -May It. Ex-Sheriff Cortrlght and ton I) C from Uswick Thus this i friends and expects to be absent ' Millard Sherwood spent a few days examination paper could have gone 'about one week. ' this week In the southern part of the to Washington, D. C. and returned! Harvey Martin and Edgar Cross are ! county. again just six times while It was go-I visiting relatives and friends In1 The Lake House at Ariel, under the lug there only once Now Uncle I Mooslc and Scranton. j management of Myron Dodge, form- Sam, we think it is time for wake up and see where the States mail is being delayed. vou to United STHENIC. May 11th. The Rev. Mr. Davis, of Waymart, preached a very interest ing sermon here at Steene on Sunday afternoon, taking for his text John, the 1 nth chapter and part of the l.ltli verse "Henceforth I call you not servants, for the servant knoweth not what his lord doeth, but 1 have called you friends. Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Pierce, of Carbondale, visited friends in Wayne county on Sunday. Galen Perry, of Carbondale, visit ed friends at Steene last Sunday. Frank Magloski and son, Eddie, j visited friends at Forest City last Sunday Jacob Fisher, of Bear Swamn. lost a valuable live-year-old horse last week. During the night she broke her linltnr stv:m. h.-iHterl not nf her stall, and was kicked by her mate; breaking one of her fore legs. Mr. Fisher had her promptly shot. OrviU Swingle has been making some fine catches of bull heads at Lake Lodore the past week. Satur day night's catch was a wash tub nearly full. Miss Minnie Mill is nursing the sick at Carbondale. Miss Pearl Swingle Is visiting friends at South Canaan. John Wesley Arnold is kept very busy this spring at the grafting busi ness, Stephen Kegler's large bam is near completion. MILANVILLK. May 12tli.-Mrs. Mary Appley, who spent the winter at this place, left for I her home at Damascus, last week Paul Illmau, of Harvard College, lias been a victim of blood poisoning in his foot. lie has been in the hospital for some time, but is now improving. William Pulis has gone to Syracuse, N. Y., to work. Sheriff Branian was in town, on Mon day, and bought, a horse of Eberly Skinner, Volney Skinner bought a horse, last week, of (Jeorge Townsden, of Foster dale, N. Y. Mrs. I. E. Tibbitts and W. J. Yerkes, of Honesdale, spent Sunday with the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Yerkes. J. J. McCullough is in Kinghamton this week. Mrs. Charles D. Skinner, who under went an operation at The Women's and Children's Hospital, Syracuse, N. Y., is gaining. Mrs. Skinner is the wife of Rev. C. D. Skinner, of Cazenovia Seminary, N. Y. Rev. and Mrs. Win. Crane, of Port Byron, N. Y,, are delegates to the Gen eral Assembly of the Presbytery, to be held at Denver, Colorado, this spring. Both Mr. and Mrs. Crane were formerly from Cochecton. Kennedy 'Johnson, of Tyler Hill, is caring for W. D. Yerkes, who is ill. CLINTON. May 12th. There were no services in the Center churcli on Sunday last, so that all who wished could avail them selves of the opportunity to attendchurch at Aldenville, and listen to the bacca laureate sermon which was delivered by Dr. A. O. Rothermel, principal of the Kurtztown Normal School. Ilia subject was "Talents." Mrs. Bertha Garrett returned to her home in Iioneadalc, on Sunday, after spending two weeks with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jotnes Dann. Mrs. Harry Dann has returned from a two weeks' visit with her father, Mr. Foster, of Sterling. Mrs. Myron Norton, who was ill last week witli an attack of acute indigestion, is much better. The infant child of S.tephen Treat, who has been' ill with pneumonia, is also on the gain. Word has been received by friends of the deatli of Mrs. Alice Hunting Well man, of New MiKord, Susquehanna Co. She was born in Aldenville, sixty-six years ago. Mr. and Mrs. H.M. Hunting are pass ing a few days witli their daughter, in Carbondale. Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Hunting and son recentlv called on friends at Tanner Falls. DUKIIKIt. .May 11th. The contract for the erection oi a now nign scnooi imuu-1 lars. As to time oi completion, kii.ci i Hoadley's, on Sunday last, of material used and other require- Mr .,,, Ars M Nol)lu aml fnm. ments, we are not informed. It Is ny Arlington, were callers at Al not to be a concrete building. rml i.fcUn's on Sunday. i no supper neio umier uie auspices 'of the Union Ladles' Society on M.n- day evening. .May jru, at tne resi- deuce of J. W. llauso, was fairly well , Joan uecicer, ot scranton, is doing I Plumbing and steam fitting for C. A. Seig in his new house. Jacob McKeel, of Dreher. is saw- yer for Messrs. Bartleson & Simons, at Lowe's saw mill, back in Green- town. Pike county. Mrs. Angellne Masters Is on the sick list. Dr. A. J. Simons is in at - tendance. Charles Schardt caught a trout in the Wallenpaupac creek a few days ago, that was over 2! Inches in length and weighed over four pounds. With fairer weather during the past week, the laborers on the state road in Dreher have been able to move some dirt and stone. Owing to the very wet and muddy condition of the road the progress is slow. Mrs. S. R. Hazelton, of Greentown, Pike county, lias been seriously ill i with pneumonia. At this writing her 1 condition is slightly improved, , Farmers In this locality are getting I busy at ploughing, sowing oats and other spring work. Plum and peach trees are in bloom and maple trees have enough small leaves to make a little shade. WHITE MILLS. May 12th. The White Mills Luther an choir will hold a supper in the I. (). II. hall, on Monday evening, May 17th. Admission free ; supper ''." cents. Ice cream and cake will be served. Every body welcome. Joseph Scotia, from Duryea, was married to Mary Itombuskek, of this inf,., ., Tupsdnv The wind changed last week ; so did i William Gitmper's mind. Instead of I going to Honesdale to start in business for.himself, he has gone to some other town to griiid corn. John Brock is busy ploughing gardens this week, and Charles Brown is night watchman at the factory. Charles has already been named John Brock. Andrew B.Joy and Rudolph Loll pur chased two pair of young pigs. Tiie price paid with the heads on was fifty cents a pound. If they had waited un til fall they could have purchased the same pigs with the heads off for seven cents a pound. When you build a barn for your auto mobile put doors on both sides so that in case your auto failed to stop it would save you from going through the side of the barn. LAKEVILLE. May 10th. Mrs. A. Goble and Miss Myrtle James visited Mrs. A. M. San dercock on Thursday. Will Welsh Is working for C. W. Pennel, at Uswick. J. N. Stephens Is convalescing very nicely. Sir. W. Chandler, of Hawley, pass ed through Lakeville and Uswick on Tuesday. Samuel Miller, from the Medical College, at Baltimore, is home on his vacation. Mr. and Mrs. William Seegar of this place, passed Sunday with the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Pennel, of Uswick. Fred Relneke, of Hawley, spent Sunday with William Relneke. Mrs. Lucy A. Shaffer, of Gravity, we regret to learn, is very low with pneumonia at her daughter's, Mrs. L. Kizer, nt Scranton. Mary Uegroat and her friend, How ard Orr, were pleasant callers of Miss Gladys A. Russell, on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. A. Goble were callers at Mrs. Daniel Smith's, of Audell, re cently. A number of Lakevillo young peo ple attended the ball at Unger's, at Done Ridge, on Saturday evening. Ward Haney and Anthony Kostook are working at the Keystone Shop nt Hawley. .Mrs. Augustus Keyes and daughter, Emellne, of Hawley, spent a short time at A. Goble's recently. Miss Hattle K 11 lam and Burton Daniels were married nt Honesdale on Monday, May 3, 1009. Congratu lations are extended. Mrs. William Sheeley has been confined to her bed with lagrippe. Dr. Ely was called to-day t Monday). .Mrs. Win, Hrooks has been very sick with quinsy sore throat, but is Improving nt this writing. Dorn, to Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Lenon, a daughter, April 25, 100U. .Mrs. Henry Smith and little daugh ter, of Hamlinton, Pa., was the guest of her aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Locklin, of this place, on Sat- urday and Sunday last. jr, and Mrs. L. M, Blttner spent Saturday and Sunday with their son .)oselm at Gouldshoro. MrH (jf,,,- A. Goble nnd two ,.i,irt. ro visiting her sister. Mrs. , A Ki )eKroto. at Honesdale. this Week. ,er ciern oi uie .vuuu nouse ax nones- dale, is fast becoming one of the most i popular Hotels in tne soutnern part of our county. The dining room has been refurnished throughout with i blrdseye maple and will accommodate 'about thirty people at one sitting. ! .Mr. Dodge is on the job every minute, ! meeting all trains, looking after the comforts of his guests and making them feel at home. While on their way to Scranton on Sunday, the following stopped here for dinner: George C. Butler, C. A. Green, A. E. Bryant and A. Steiniuan. Capt. Warren G. Moore Post, witli headquarters at Sterling, will observe Memorial Day, on Monday, with full service at Salem, in the afternoon, and at Sterling, in the morning:. Full particulars of the day's program will appear in a later edition of The Citizen. A number of young people from this place attended the entertainment at Ariel, on Tuesday evening. The following trustees of the M. E. church were elected for one year: R. II . Simons, A. F. Jones, G. O. Gillett, L.J. l'elton and W. E. Cliumard. R. II. Simons was made President ; L. J. Pel ton, Treasurer, and W. E. Cliumard, Secretary. If the weather is favorable, Hamlin ton will be well represented at the Com mencement exercises at Sterling, to night, Wednesday. The Wallen-Paupac Telephone Com pany have 33 miles of pole line built, and are within a quarter of a mile of Moscow. They will probably finish up to Moscow this week. About 78 'phones Have you solved the "Kitchen Comfort" problem for this coming summer ? "Why not put the coal range out of commission during the summer ? Why not do all the family cooking in a sane and restful manner over a stove that does not overheat the kitchen and costs less for fuel than either a gas or coal stove why not ? You can do this with a The NEW PERFECTION is different from all other oil stoves. No smoke ; no odor. Oil reservoirs and burners are made of brass and will not rust.. Will cook or bake perfectly. We guarantee the NEW PERFECTION to be the superior, in overy way, to any other oil stove on the market. Made in three sizes, one, two and three burners. O. M. SPETTIGUE are in operation, witli bright prospects of more. NEW DIVORCE OF CHILD WIFE. Dora Richardson, Who Wed Aged Cas sius Clay, Is Free Again. Lexington. Ky May lit. Dora Well-nrdson-Clay-Brook-Thonias, once the child wife of the late Citsslus Clay, who divorced the old general to marry Riley Drock and who later divorced Brock to he the bride of Samuel Thom as, has now divorced Thomas. As the much married and divorced young woman has a nice estate left her by the noted abolitionist, General Clay, It is expitcted she will take unto herself a fourth husband before corn is laid by. CUBA LEGALIZES LOTTERY. Government Will Make $2,000,000 n Year on National Project. Havana, May lit. The house of rep resentatives by a vote of r2 to 20 passed the bill authorizing the estab lishment of a national lottery. The general terms of the project, from which the government expects to ilraw an annual revenue of $2,000,000, call for three drawings monthly, of which the number of tickets and the auiiiunt of the prizes are to be left to Hie discretion i !' the secretary of the treisury. THREE LIVES FOR FIVE CENTS, Men Who Tried to Save Bridge Toll Drown From Old Boat. Pittsburg. May lit. To save fi cenls bridge toll live men attempted to cross the Mouongahela river at McKeespnrt hi a small boat, which sank as they got Into midstream, drowning three of the men. Five hundred school chil dren saw them drown. Expecting to Hud work at Glassport. the men found an old boat which had been washed ashore, and rather than spend a cent each they entered the boat. They were within twenty-live yards of the farther shore when the boat shipped water and sank. BISHOP SIDES WITH GRANT. Universal Peace Not Aided by Derid ing Soldiers' Bravery. Chicago, May 11. Bishop Samuel Fallows upholds the views expressed by General Grant at the recent peace convention. He says: "The soldier does not originate war. The cause of universal peace will not be advanced by deriding the soldiers' bravery. We are ready as a people to take the lead In disarmament, but un til tlie nations are ready to follow we will have a navy that will proportion ately match that of any other power on the globe." 55 A L SE1 -OK- BAMBOO SHIRT WAIST BOXES AT- Was $10, now $7. Was $9, now $6. Was $8, now $5. Was $4, now $2.50 Kitchen Comfort Stove ew rerrection csiue Oil Cook Stove. PROFESSIONAL CARDS. Attorncys-nt-Low. H WILSON, . ATTORNEY A COtTNSHI.OR-AT-LAW. Olllce. Mflsnnlc building, second floor Honesdale. Pa. M. II. LEE, ATTORNEY A COUNSELOtl-AT-I.AW. Office over post offlce. All lesrul business promptly attended to. Iloncsdtfle, l'u. E. O. MUMFOHD, ATTORNEY A COtlNSELOR-AT-I.AW. Olllce I. Ihprtv 1 til 1 1 liullilltii' iitni, mil.. ll,o Post Office. Honesdale, l'u. HOMER GREENE, ATTORNEY A COUNSEI.OR-AT-I.AW. Olllce over Keif's store. Honesdale Pa. A. SEAHLE, ATTORNEY A COUNSELOR-AT-LAW. Olllce near Court Home Iloiicsdale. Pa. 0. L. ROWLAND, Olllce over Post Olllce. Honesdale. I'm. c HARLKS A. McCARTY, Sneclitl and iiroiimt attention riven totlio collection of claims. Olllce over ltclt's nuw store, Honesdale. FP. KIMBLE, ATTORNEY t ('Ot'NSEI.OU-AT-I,AV. Olllce over the wist olllce HoiicsdaU'. lu. Tir K. SIMONS, lit. A' ATTORNEY A COI'NSEI.OK-AT-LAW. Otlice ill the Court House, Honesdale, ra. TKUMAN 1IAR.MKS, 1 ATTORNEY A C()fNSEI.()lt-.lT-I,AW. Patents and pensions secured. Olllce In tliu 'hiH't'liolz hulldliiL' Honesdale. Pit. p.: KTKH II. 1LOFF, Olllce Second lloor old Imlldlni.'. Honesdale. l'u. Savings Hank T M. SALMON, XL. ATTORNEY A C0l'NSI'.l,O!t-AT-l,AW Olllce Next door to post olllce. Kornu-rl occupied by W. II. Dlmmlck. Honesdale. Pit Dentists. E. T. BROWN, DENTIST. Ofllci Klr.qt floor, old Kitvtti'js ItnnW liolld. Insr, Honesdale, l'u. Physicians. II. B. SEARLES, HONESDALE. PA. Ofllco and residence lllli Church street Telephones. Olllce Hours 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to H:00. o. in Latest! Most Novel SHIRT WAISTS ' For SPUING, 15)OD, At MENNER'S STORE. TheSPRINGSUITSurethellest Models Approved by fashlon'critics. Menner & Co's Store, KEYSTONE BLOCK.