The citizen. (Honesdale, Pa.) 1908-1914, August 20, 1909, Image 1

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    TIIE WEATIIEH On Friday fair weather, and on Saturday partly overcast weather, with slight temperature changes.
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66th YEAR.
NO. 66
Invaders Drive Boston's
Army Ten fifties Back.
b m m m m m it i
Red Scouts Watch Every Move of '
Opposing Forces, Enabling Gen- j
eral Bliss to Effectually
Block Their Flans.
Uridgewntor, Mass., Aug. lii.-The
red invading army, headed hy the Sev
enth New York infimiry, with three
compnnles of the Connecticut Infantry,
administered the first decisive defeat
the lilne Massachusetts defending
forces have suffered since this cruel
war began on Sunday.
After au hour's lighting the defend
ing army was forced to retreat. Not
content with that victory, the .Seventh,
joined by the Tenth cavalry, the negro
regulars, attacked the camp of the de
fense and compelled a retreat of ten
General Pew had the extreme left of
his army, numbering ;t,0:iil. stretched
from Tlticut to Brant Koek, a point
which lias been the objective point of
General Bliss wince Monday. General
Tew was In a tight place. After a
council with his officers lie changed
his plans completely. ,
Ills second brigade of infantry, com
prising the Fifth. F.ighth and Ninth
Massachusetts regiments, and Battery
B was without support, and his caval
ry was six miles away from any of his
forces. Unless he could gain a posi
tion in the town of Wntervlllc it seem
ed hardly possible that his army could
General Bliss' northward movement
was on n settled plan with which ev
ery organization under his command
was familiar. In addition it was clean
ly executed with evidence that the
reds had posted General Bliss on the
advance of the blue. In the reds' ad
vance there had been no sign of hesi
tation, but the same cannot lie said of
General Pew's forces. The latter had
entered into every battle In a faint
hearted manner.
Reds Fall to Cut Cable.
Nahant. Mass., Aug. .V detach
ment of the red army of Invasion ,'
which was dispatched to the vicinity
of Boston harbor on board a military
transport by order of General Bliss of
the Invading forces failed In a daring
attempt to cut the cable between Tort
r.anks, Wlnthrop. and Bailey's hill.
Xahant. The reds landed on the rocks '
at the foot of Bailey's hill, but were
promptly discovered by the blue out
posts and driven back.
At Bailey's lilll a secondary station
connected with the Fort Banks garri
son has been established. To prevent
communication between the secondary
station, a place of great strategic im
portance, and the fort was the object
of the raid. He-enforcements from the
Eighty-fourth and the Eighty-seventh
companies of United States coast artil
lery have been sent of Forts Banks
and Strong.
Big Gun Firing Annoys Newport,
Xewpnrt, It. I., Aug. 10. At a meet
ing of the Xewpnrt committee of thir
ty in the casino complaints were re
ceived from summer residents about
the annoyance of big gun firing at the
harbor forts, United States Senator '
George Peabody Wotmore was appoint- !
ed a committee lo see if an arrange- !
ment could not be made by which the :
forts could have their big gun prac
tice nt some other time of year than
summer, when the houses near the
forts are all occupied and the harbor
Is tilled with yachts.
Attell-Stone Fight a Draw.
Saratoga, N. Y.. Aug. 10 Abe Attell,
the featherweight champion, and Har
ry Stone of New York fought ten
rounds to a draw before the Saratoga
Athletic club.
Break Creates Short Circuit and Many
Houses Are Set on Fire.
Lecco, Italy. Aug. 10. Through the
breaking of a highly charged electric
light wire, which created a short cir
cuit and set on fire the Insulation in
all houses supplied with the current,
ten persons were killed and twenty
seriously Injured at Olgerate.
The lire brigade was summoned to
extinguish numerous fires that started
ns a result of the short circuiting of
the wire.
British Dreadnought Stranded.
Sheerness, England, Aug. ill. Tito
British first class battleship Agamem
non stranded on the Longsands range
while engaged In target practice.
Games Played In National, American
and Eastern Leagues.
At Philadelphia New Ytk. It: Phila
delphia. 1. Hatterlos Wlllse nnd Meyers:
Corrlil"n, Covelesklc, Scnulan, Koxen and
Second game New York. 5: Philadel
phia, I. Liatteiles Raymond ami;
McQuillan and Dooln.
At Boston Boston-Brooklyn garnet post
poned liy wot grounds.
At Pittsburg Pittsburg, fi; St. I.011K 3.
I'nttei 'r.x Phlllppl and Olhson; IJai i.nv.n
ill it Hii'ls.
t- "in! game PlttHbtirg S; St. Louis, 1. t. H-s Cnmnltu und Clhsou; ltalelgli
end : helps.
At ClilruKo-Chlcago. 1; Cincinnati, 0.
P.att lie.-- Itculhach and Nccilliam; Kwlng
and Both.
w. I.. p.t. w. i,. i-
Piitslmtg. .Til Phlla'plda 17 f.7 .'
i'iii ifio... el T;."i .1.1,7 St. Louis. 4! til
;' oiki." llrnnklj n . "7 (Vi .:.
I'r.Rlnnat! .V! ."ii1 .ru,", Lio.-tun.... 'M '') -lN
At .Vow York llo'ton, :!; Now Yolk, 0.
il.itloikh Woods and OjiTisan; Wilson,
ICIcii.ow ami Sweeney.
Second g-.itiie I'oston, 0: New York. 3.
B-itteries Clcotte nud Carrlgan; Chesbro
and Sweeney.
At Dutiolt Chicago, 1!; Detroit, 0. Bat
teries Walsh and Sullivan; Mullln and
At WaslilnKton-Philadelphia. 2; Wash
ington. 1. Jiattorlcs Plank and Living
stone; CJrooino and Stieet.
At Cleveland Cleveland, 3; St. Louis. 0
(11 Innings). Batteries LSerger and East
erly; Bailey and Crlser.
Second game Cleveland, 3: St. Louis. 2.
liatteiles Falkenbeig and Lteinls; Petty
find Stephens.
W. L. r.c. w. L. P.C.
Phlla'phla C7 12 MZ Chicago... 53 03 .491
Dostum... 07 41 .001 New York 40 SS .ds
Detroit.... 1,3 43 .CDJ St. Louis, 2 .120
Cleveland. 37 G4 .313 Wash'ton. 22 77 .291
At Jersey City Jersey City, 1; Balti
more. 0.
Second same Jersey City, 1; Baltimore,
0 (W innliiBs).
At Providence Providence, fi; Newark. 2.
Second earj-Newnrk, 2; Piovidence, 0.
At Toronto l'oronto, lit; Montreal, 1.
Second game Toronto, 0; Montreal, 4.
At Itochester Rochester, li; Buffalo, 1.
Second game Itochester, S; Buffalo, 7.
w. L. r.c. w. I., p.o.
Kochestcr. 02 4S .,',04 Jersey C'y 51 51 .4S'l
Newark... 57 49 ,3:K Toronto... 52 53 .40
Provi'cnccSS 30 .5L.S Montreal.. 30 59 .439
Buffalo.... 53 57 .191 Halt I more. 49 00 . 430
Chief Forester's Conservation Ideas
Lustily Cheered at Denver.
Denver, Aug. 10 Gilford Piuchot,
chief forester of the United States de
partment of agriculture, and Thomas
F. YVnlsh, millionaire mine owner, ex
changed compliments before the trims
misslsslppl congress. As a concluding
note In the harmony of the session the
delegates- loudly cheered Mr. Piuchot's
The "enemies of Plnchotism" said
they were satisfied with the conserva
tion ideas of the speaker and joined In
the cheering as lustily as did the ad
herents of tiie chief forester.
Mr. Walsh In presenting Mr. Piuchot
referred to the latter as a patriotic
young American, who, rich In his own
right, is devoting himself to the serv
ice of his country and whose mistakes,
if there are any. are those of the brad
and not of the heart.
In return Mr. Piuchot spoke of the
mine owner as a "soldier of the com
mon good" and wished for more of his
kind. And In this mood the congress
listened with evident satisfaction.
Based on the "Hoosevelt policies,"
Mr. IMnchot's address dwelt on con
servation as a practical business pol
icy, lie said that the loss or injury of
one great staple would not only injure
that particular business, but would
strike nt the heart of many allied In
terests, John AY. Noble, formerly secretary of
the Interior, also spoke on conserva
He Had Been Twenty-six Hours at Sea
When Picked Up by Schooner.
New York, Aug. 10. After being
twenty-six hours at sea on a raft Mad
den Pierson, the sailor of the sclmoner
Arlington, which went ashore in the
storm off Long Bench, has been saved.
He was landed in this city by the
schooner Irene May.
Pierson sprang overboard In nu at
tempt to reach shore to get help for
his shipmates and was borne out to
sea on a hatch cover and had been
given up as lost,
Drifting ten miles off Atlantic high
lands he saw the sails of the Irene
May and managed to signal the ship,
A boat was lowered, and he was res-
Closing Stock Quotations.
Money on cull was ll per cent; time
money mul mercantile paper unchanged
In rates. Closing prices ot stocks were;
Amal. Copper... 81'i Norf. & West... Wi
Atchison llO'i Northwestern ,.
H. & 0 11S Penn. It. It 141
Brooklyn It. T. . 7!) Heading 1615ii
Che.s. & Ohio,... kV,k Hock Island 40
C. .C..C.& St.L.. 77 ft. Paul 157
D. & II 1P3 Southern Pac... 135
Krle 3U Southern By.... 3J
Clen. Kleetrle... ICS South. By. pf... TIM
111. Central 1S7'. Sugar 131
Int-JIct 11' i Texas Pacific... XU
Louis. & Nash.. 150'i Union Pacific. ..UU
Manhattan 113'i V. S. Steel 7t)'i
Missouri Pao.... 74H V, 8. Steel pf...ia
N. Y. Central,.. 14tT West. Union.... 71H
No Extra Privileges at the
Mdtteawan Asylum.
Superintendent Iamb Gives Kim a
Small Boom, but Says ifTliaw
Wants More He Can
I'ouglikecpsle. N. Y., Aug. 1!). Harry
K. Thaw was brought back lo the Mat
leawan Insane asylum from White
Plains Jail under the personal escort
of Dr. Baker, the assistant superin
tendent, and two detectives.
On ills arrival at the institution he
was given a private room, but his ex
pectations, based upon the remarks
nade by Justice Mills that he would
lie -'rallied many other privileges, were
lndely dashed.
Superintendent Lamb issued the fol
lowing statement:
"There will be no changes at all re
gard lug Thaw's incarceration here. He
will be subjected to the same rules as
before he left to go to White Plains.
He will have a special room not be
cans" ' - V Harry K. Thaw, but for
the reason that this hospital was built
to accommodate .KM) patients, and we
now have nearly SOO. YVo are very
crowded, and some of the patients
have small rooms, which were built
for the attendants. Thaw has one.
"I did not take It from Justice Mills'
decision that Thaw was to have any
special privileges. YVo will follow the
court's orders, however, and If Thaw
is not satisfied he can appeal to the
courts. At present we will adhere to
the old routine.
"If Thaw should appeal for special
privileges, then both sides would have
a chance to be heard. Ills recent trial
did not bring out anything specific
along tills line. The judge Is away,
and until he returns we will treat
Thaw just as we did before he left for
White Plains."
Mrs. Mary Copley Thaw, mother of
Stanford White's slayer, has arrived
at Mattcawan and has taken apart
ments near the asylum. She will
spend several hours every afternoon
with her son.
Mrs. Alice Copley Thaw, former
Countess of Yarmouth, returned from
her trip to the Megantic fish and
game preserve in Maine, where Jus
tice Mills Is enjoying a vacation and
whore she walked ten miles through
the woods to see him. She told Harry
of the failure of her quest and Jus
tice Mills' refusal to grant her per
sonal appeal.
.Mrs. Thaw denied that her daughter
had offered on behalf of the Thaw
family to furnish security to guaran
tee Harry Thaw's good behavior, pro
vided Justice Mills would liberate him
in the custody of his family. She add
ed: 'The only request made for my son
was that he be transferred to the
Bloomlngdale asylum, although ns a
sane man he should have been liberat
ed altogether.
"There was no suggestion of bonds
or any of the other fantastic features
mentioned. It w,as simply the argu
ment that an acquitted man ought not
to be placed In a criminal institution."
Atlantic City Reformers Appeal to
Governor to Enforce Laws.
j Trenton, N. J., Aug. 19. Atlantic
City reformers who called on Governor
Fort and urged him to help close the
lid in that seaside city say that the
governor will carry out his threat of
last year to send a regiment of mili
tia to Atlantic City to enforce the
laws. Several of those iu the delega
tion asked tiie governor to send a
brigade of troops.
Governor Fort told the reformers to
consult Attorney General Wilson and
Intimated he would take any action
that oillclal suggested. They will con
fer with Mr. Wilson tomorrow.
Those la the delegation were the
ltev. 10, S. Hudson, president; Itev, J,
L. Surtees, secretary; Itev. Sherman G.
Pitt, W. It. Winters and Charles E.
I Shepherd of the Atlantic county
branch of the Lord's Day alliance and
S. II. Ilaliu. state secretary of the
Now Jersey Law and Order league,
Samuel J. Seligman Succumbs to
Apoplexy at His Summer Home.
Deal, N. J.. Aug. lO.-Samuol J. Sellg
man, a member of the family of well
known bankers, dropped dead at his
slimmer lunue here of apoplexy. He
had been here with his family since
early hi the Miinincr. ills daughter,
Miss Coolie Seligman, ids only child,
was at his side.
Crack Drivers at Opening of Indian
apolis Motor Speedway.
Indianapolis, lud.. Aug. lb. The
opening of the new Indianapolis motor
speedway today wa m.-Mked by a
great automobile nicetimr. The starter.-.
Included the largest and most rep
resentative Held of space annihilating
racing machines ever brought together
in a lngle carnival.
The new speedway track is more
than sixty feet wide and two and one
hall miles In circumference, with a
.straightaway course of more than a
mile at the finish.
oldlleld. Strang. Dewllt. Do Palmi.
Chevrolet. Miller. Kyall. P.urinan. Mom
sen. I.yttle, llelna, Allken. Boiirquo.
IieiiUo'i mul two amateurs. Arthui
Grelner and Kd Hearne of Chicago, are
among the leading drivers that will
compete In the three days of races.
The L'."() mile race is the feature of
the day, but the ten mile free for all
handicap, which lias twenty-nine start
ers, is expected to furnish enough
thrills for the most blase spectator.
Starter Fred G. Wagner of New
York, who has had the honor of start
ing all the big events in the automo
bile world during the last few years,
formally dedicated the rpoodway when
he started the seven machines in the
live mile stripped chassis race.
The other events on the program are
another live mile and a ten mile strip
ped chassis race.
Still a Sick Man and Has Lost Ten ,
Pounds Abroad.
Cherbourg. Aug. 10. "I am going I
home for an aftereitre. With the wa-
tor treatment at Gassein I lost-'
abont ten pounds. Home food Is bet- l
ter than hotel food. I hope to gain
weight there and recuperate more rap-
idly than I would here. I do this by
advice of physicians. I am very glad
I am going to see the soil of America
These words were spoken by E. II. .
Harrlman. the American financier, in
reply to a question concerning Ids
health as he was boarding a tender
which conveyed him to the steamer
Kaiser Wilhelm II., which sailed for
New York.
A rolling chair had been provided
and was placed bslde the car as soon
as Mr. Harrlmun's special train came
to a stop. Soon Mr. Harrlman appear
ed on the step. Dr. Lyle, Mr. Harrl
mun's physician, ottered the financier
Ids arm, hut although he was pale and
appeared feeble he declined assistance
and slowly descended to the platform
of the station. He also declined to use
the rolling chair and walked without
assistance aboard the tender. He was
protected from the strong wind by u
big overcoat.
He Helps Greenwich to Celebrate Its
Hundredth Anniversary.
Greenwich, N. Y.. Aug. P.). Governor
Hughes helped Greenwich celebrate
the one hundredth anniversary of Its
birth as a village. He reviewed a
civic, military and Industrial parade,
was entertained at luncheon, shook
bauds with scores of people and mi
dressed a large assemblage at Mowry
"This is God's outdoors," said the
governor in his address, "and after
traveling 7,000 miles I once more say,
'Tills is God's country.' "
lteferrlng to his western trip, the
governor said he had been met witlt
Inquiries as to what he thought of the
country nud had found himself read
ing placard like this; "You'll Like
This Town.'' Every one, he said, was
an enthusiast for Ills city or town, an
enthusiast not because of wliat had
been done, but because of the future."
"We want a great deal more of that
right here In the state of New York
than wo have had," ho said. "Wo
want to boost our towns. Wo want to
show Hint this state Is a place of op
portunlty, for it is."
Aerodrome at Rbsims to Be the Scens
of Great Contests.
lihelms, Aug. !!. A vast, strange
looking aerodrome city lias rl-eii on
Bctheiiy plain, near tills city, in antic
ipation of aviation week, which he
uins next Sunday and runs ilinauli to
the following Saturday and during
which feats of skill and daring by
aviators In heavier than elr machines
and aeronauts In sphcri 'al and dirigi
ble balloons will be witnessed. Six
teen of the best known aviators In the
world are now here.
The aerodrome proper ! U,.-.uo me
ters wide and extends :!.7."u meters on
one side and l.."oo on the other, mak
ing a circuit of about 10.(1' it) meters, or
in re than six miles. Two grand
stands, one accommodating -lD.ono per
sons and the other having .1.000 seats,
tower over the Held, while twocoru
of aeroplane sheds and other large
homes for the dirigibles dot the inclo
sure. Among the machines here are Cap
tain Ferber's biplane of the Yolsln
type, Henry Itougler's Yolsln biplane,
M. I'ernande.'s biplane and Georges B.
Cockburn's biplane of the Far until
type. Mr. Cockburn will represent
England in the contests. His machine
is practically a duplicate of Roger
Soinmer's biplane.
The Antoinette team of four ma
chines Is now complete. They will bo
piloted by Huliert Latham, M. Deuin
rest, Captain Louis Bregeut nud M.
Mrs. J. Borden Harrlman Welcomes
Labor Men to Her Home.
Mount Kiseo. N. Y.. Aug. 10. More
than a hundred labor union men, del
egates to the International convention
of Stationary Firemen, now in session
at Yonkers, dined on the lawns of
Mrs. J. Borden Harrlman's summer
home here and later listened to nd
dressi's by Mrs. Harrlman. John
Mitchell and Timothy llealy, presi
dent of the firemen's organization.
Mrs. Harrlman gave the dinner In
her olllcial capacity as chairman of
the committee on welfare work for In
dustrial employees of the National
Civic federation.
Sirs. Harrlman told her guests that
she and her fellow members of the
committee, including Mrs. William
Howard Taft, Mrs. John Hays Ham
mond and Mrs. Nicholas Longworth.
were trying to open the eyes of em
ployers to present conditions and were
meeting with great success.
"I am firmly convinced," she con
cluded, "that the universal brother
hood of man will be a tangible splen
did fact in the near future, and such
gatherings as this are doing much to
bring it about." , ,
Two New Battleships to Be Built at
Philadelphia and Camden.
Washington. Aug. 10. William
Cramp & Sons, Philadelphia, were the
lowest bidders to build the battleships
Wyoming and Arkansas, bids for
which were opened here.
They submitted two bids, one at
fl,4."0.000 and another nt ?4,47o,000.
Only one ship can go, however, to any
one firm.
The New York Shipbuilding com
pany of Camden, N. J., made the next
lowest bid at $4,(17.",000.
The speed promised generally wns
20VC. knots, but the New York Ship
building company also offered to build
a vessel at 20 loiots at ?4,7.iO,000 un
der class 1 and at 94,870,000 under
class 2. Another bid by the same com
pany was for a 20Vi knot vessel at
President Thinks Little of Attacks on
New Corporation Tax.
Beverly. Mass., Aug. 10. Reports
from Washington and New York that
the constitutionality of the new corpo
ration tax is to be tested just as soon
as an effort is made to collect it have
not disturbed the president, ns lie told
a number of callers at the Taft cot
tage. The tests and the protests, the
president declared, were all anticipat
ed, and no threats of the corporation
lawyers now cause him any alarm,
Mr. Taft, who Is the father of the
corporation tax Idea, Is thoroughly con
vinced that the tax will stand any
test that may be applied to It. Attor
ney General Wlckershani and Senator
Hoot collaborated on the corporation
tax provision of the tariff bill, and the
measure ns enacted, they believe, will
survive any attempt to nullify It,
Mr. Taft said that the test cases
were but natural and that no unusual
or new system of taxation over had
been submitted to without some sort
ot fight.
Heney Wins Nomination.
San Francis ug. 10. With but
four prei lucts to bo heard from, the
nomination of Francis J. Heney, spe
cial prosecutor In the graft eases, as
Democratic candidate for district at
torney Is virtually conceded.
jL'ays Vi d'.C: of Co;.; J
!s Itoi.'estly Wrong.
Her Counsel Declares That Recent
Inquiry Is Only a "Curtain
Raiser to the Main Per
formance." Washington. Aug. 111. Mrs. Knsa It.
Sutton, mother of Lieutenant James
N. Sutton, is sad, sorry and indignant
at the verdict of the naval court of lu
qulry. She said today:
"I consider the verdict that tny son
was responsible for his own death and
the action of the court In exonerating
Lieutenants Adams, Utlcy and Oster
rnan as manifestly unjust and wrong.
Further action will be takeu you can
rest assured.
"There is still no question In my
mind that my son did not commit sui
cide, and the decision by the court ot
Inquiry lias hy no means halted me in
my determination to vindicate him."
Henry K. Davis, attorney for Mrs.
Sutton, said he was not satisfied with
tiie decision of the court and will con
tinue ids efforts to prove that Lieuten
ant Sutton was murdered. Mr. Davis
indicated that, he would take further
steps hi the matter, but would not In
dicate what bis future course would
"The judge advocate's handling of
the ease," Mr. Davis commented, "is
fitly supplemented by the court's ac
tion, which makes the Inquiry a mere
curtain raiser to the main perform
ance." Mr. Davis declined to make
any further statement regarding the
case at the present time.
Arthur A. Birney, counsel for Lieu
tenant George E. Adams, expressed
his gratification over the decision, say
ing there was no foundation for any
statement that Lieutenant Adams and
others will sue Mrs. Sutton for dam
ages. "I understand," wild Mr. Birney,
"that the Sutton side does not intend
to let the case drop. But I can't see
that they can do anything except stir
up some congressional fuss. There la
no evidence on which to build a case,
and they will fall utterly In any of the
regularly constituted avenues for bring
ing about a prosecution."
In Its decision the court censures
Lieutenants I'tley. Bevan and Willing
for not dlsaruilug Sutton or calling as
sistance during the fight and finds as
follows: t
"That no iiosslble charge of criminal
ity lies against any of the participants
iu the fray except Lieutenant Sutton
himself and that Lieutenant Sutton Is
directly and solely responsible for his
own death, which was self inflicted,
either intentionally or in an effort to
shoot one of the persons restraining
him, and his death was not caused by
any other Injury whatever.
"That the charges of willful murder
nud conspiracy to conceal It made by
the complainant, Mrs. Sutton, mother
of Lieutenant Sutton, are purely imag
inary and unsupported by even a shad
ow of evidence, truth or reason."
There was a minority report of the
court signed by Commander .1. Hood
of the navy, president of the court.
He says that Lieutenants I'tley, Ad
ams, Oytermnu. Willing and Bevan
should have been court martlaled nt
the time and that Lieutenants Adams
nud Osterman should have been pun
ished. Captain E. II. Campbell, judge advo
cate general of the navy, submitted
the result of the court's deliberations
to Acting Secretary of the N-ivy Wln
throp. In acting on the ease Mr. Wln
throp says:
"The above reeommendntii ns of t he
Judge advocate general are approved.
"By Its concurrence In the opinion
of the court and that expressed In the
minority report the department Indi
cates Its disapproval of the lax state
of discipline shown by the evidence to
have existed at the marine school of
application prior to and at the time of
the death of Lieutenant Sutton.
"The result of this laxity has brought
serious discredit not only on the offi
cers directly responsible for the elll
clency of the Institution, but unfortu
nately on the marine corps as a whole."
Banker Cuyler Established Fund In
Memory of His Father.
New York, Aug. lO.-TIm will of Cor
nelius C. Cuyler, the banker, who was
killed in an automobile accident in
England, was tiled Iu the surrogate's
oihee here.
Tiie largest specific bequest Iu the
i will Is one to Princeton university of in memory of his father. Aft
er the death of his wife the residuary
estate, valued at !? 1,000.000, is to go to
Prince -i