The citizen. (Honesdale, Pa.) 1908-1914, October 22, 1909, Image 8

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From one ana a quarter acres of
ground Charles Dennie dug 136
bushels of potatoes, not counting the
small ones, from one acre of
ground. J. E. Haley dug 100 bush
els which are counted two of the
best crops for miles around.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Spangenburg,
of Carbondale, visited Saturday night
and Sunday with the latter's par
ents at Steene.
Patrick Minor has resigned his
position with the D. & H. company
and accepted a position with lum
berman Hollenback.
Mrs. Margaret Hurd and son
Warren, of Seelyvllle, are visiting
friends at Carbondale.
The Excelsior factory, which is
being built at Prompton, is being
rapidly pushed toward completion.
Last Monday, the 11th, Charles
Dennie and J. E. Haley dug, picked
up, and delivered to the house 150
bushels of flrst-class potatoes in
nine hours. Mr. Dennle's potato
patch beat the record of anything
In this section this season.
Apples are very scarce throughout
Wayne county this season. The
cider mills will run less than half
time. Farmers that made from ten
to twenty casks last season will
make from one to two this season.
When taking a short cut through
the woods one day last week farmer
Dennie discovered two red squirrels
Tery busily running backward and
forward to an old hollow stump,
which he found was packed full of
butternuts. Getting a bag, he re
lieved the little workers of about
two bushels and says that he left
plenty to winter the couple.
F. V. Stevens or the County
Forestry Association, is spending
two .weeks scouting for the chestnut
tree disease, "Dlnporthe Parasitica,"
through the mountain:! of this sec
tion. This disease lias proved very
disastrous to the chestnut trees
throughout New York, New Jersey,
Commonwealths of Pennsylvania
and Delaware and seems to be spread
ing all through the Eastern States
entirely killing all chestnut trees
through the affected area. The U.
S. Forest Service and the State Ex
periment stations throughout the
country are doing all in their pow
er to eradicate this pest which
threatens to destroy the entire sup
ply of chestnut timber, but as yet no
way has been discovered of check
ing it as it is a narasitic funeiiH
which attacks the coenbium, the !
spores of the fungus entering through
wounds, dead twigs, and perhaps in
other ways, being under the bark it
is impossible to treat it in any way.
The Pennsylvania experiment station
would be glad to receive reports
from all sections of the State re
garding the disease. Mr. Stevens
and his mother are with their cousin,
Charles Knapp.
Miss Blair, of Scranton, is visiting
her sister here.
Inez Knapp, of Scranton, spent
Sunday at her home here.
Mrs. John Randall spent Sunday
at Hancock.
Several Odd Fellows from Uswlck
attended the Instatllation Tuesday
at Lakeville Lodge, No. 1161, I. O.
O. F. After tiie installation they
were joined by their families in the
dining hall where luncheon was
sorved by the Odd Fellows' wives.
Mrs. John D. Jordens, of Uswick,
is visiting friends in Brooklyn, N.
Y., having gone to that city on
Wednesday of last week.
Mr. C. Sanders is visiting his
son in Now Jersey.
Burton Daniels and wife, of this
place, who moved to Scranton the
fore part of last week, moved back
home on Friday as Mr. Daniels did
not secure the position that he ex
pected to get.
Miss Katie Daniels is now spend
ing some time at Stroudsburg, Pa.
John Craun and another man
from Adelia, were at Uswick hunt
ing on Saturday. They made a brief
call at Olmsted's enroute to David
Mr. Israel Crane, who has been
visiting relatives at Uswick, return
ed to his home at Franklin Furnace,
N. J., on Thursday of last week.
At the Lakeville Lodge, No. 1161,
I. O. O. F on Tuesday evening, Oct
19, 1909, ofllcers were Installed by
D. D. G. M. Henry Martin, assisted
by G. M., George Smith, G. W
Frank Chapman, G. S., Peter Os
borne of the Ampbltlclan Lodge of
Salem, Pa., G. S., Frank R. Olmsted,
of Vandermark Lodge, No. 828,
Mllford, Pa., Noble Grand, Oscar
Alpha; Vice Grand, Geo. A. Goble;
Recording Secretary, C. W. Pennell;
Financial Secretary, Alfred Locklln;
Treasurer, S. R. Crane; Representa
tive to Grand Lodge, Frank B. Pen
nell. ORSON.
Mrs. Jesse Temperton and son,
who have been spending the past few
weeks at the homo of S H. Leo, will
. leave soon for Philadelphia where
the family expect to reside hereaf
ter. Mr. and Mrs. E. Harlow and fam
ily; expect to spend the winter in
Atlanta, Ga. They will leave Orson
on Thursday of this week..
Dr. and Mrs. H. A. Evans and lit
tle son, Spencer, who spent a few
days recently at the home of Mrs.
Evans' parents, Mr. and Mrs. II. B.
Hall, have returned to their homo in
Frank and Gainey Belknap visited
at the home of their mother here
during the past week.
Miss Ethel Grlffln is still confined
to her bed, having been ill for some
The young people of the Epworth
League expect to give a lecture
course during the fall and winter.
The first of the course was given
last Thursday night when Rev. C.
H. Brandt of Wllkes-Barre, Super
intendent of the county Temperance
League, gave an earnest plea in be
half of the cause he represented.
The night was stormy but notwith
standing all that, there was a good
sum realized from the sale of tick
ets. Jay Walling and family of Deposit
are again residents of the town,
having moved here during the past
The stork visited the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Daniel Smith, October 3,
and left a son to brighten their home.
The wedding of Ethel Bodio and
Clark Kimble, of Dyberry, took place
Thursday at noon at the pleasant
home of the bride's parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Joseph Bodle. Abaut fifty
guests were assembled to witness
the ceremony which was performed
by Rev. W. B. Signor of Bethany M.
E. church. As the bride and groom
unattended came down the stairway
and entered the room the wedding
march from Lohengrin was played
on the piano by Miss Ella Gammell
and during the ceremony, "Hearts
and Flowers." After congratula
tions all sat down to an elaborate
dinner. The bride looked charming
in '. gown of raisin messaline. Her
going away costume being a green
coat, suit with black picture hat.
Mr. and Airs. Kimble took the after
noon train for a short wedding trip
and on their return will reside with
the bride's parents for the winter.
There was a varied assortment of
presents which will contribute to
their personal comfort and home
William Hacker is visiting in Car
bondale. Apple picking and cider making
are in progress.
Russell Gammell spent last week
in Seattle attending the exposition
going there from Alberta Province,
Helen Manning entertained her
girl friends Saturday afternoon for
supper. Covers were laid for four
teen. Henry Lavo returned Monday to
visit his brother, Mortimer Lavo.
About seven little friends of
Helen Bodie helped her celebrate
her third birthday Saturday after
noon at her home from four to six.
They were Mildred and Hazel
Avery, Olga Berg, Charlotte Blake,
Lillian Violet and Hilda Smith and
all had a most enjoyable time.
Mrs. I. J. Many is spending the
week in Tyler Hill with her son, Dr.
Harry Many, and family.
Mr. and Mrs. .1. V. Starnes spent
the first part of the week In Carbon
dale with their son, Walter Starnes,
and family.
Vinning Cody was called to
Honesdale Tuesday to care for Mrs.
Seth Powell.
Mrs. Thomas L. Fortnam return
ed to her home in Tyler Hill on Fri
day, after a pleasant visit with her
friend, Mrs. James Johns.
Mrs. Emerson W. Gammell re
ceived a telegram Monday evening
from her brother, Frank Brooks, of
Chicago, announcing the sudden
death at noon that day of another
brother, Howard A. Brooks. Ho
was the youngest son of the late
Major and Eliza Brooks, and Is sur
vived by two brother, Frank and
Charles, In Chicago, and two sisters,
Mrs. Asa Kimble and Mrs. E. W
Gammell. His wife and daughter
died several years ago.
Most of the farmers In this vi
cinity are anxious for a few days of
rainy weather. A great many springs
and wells have failed and all streams
are very low.
Most crops are below normal and
the corn, apple and potato crops are
far short of the average yearly crop.
Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Many, of
Blnghamton, spent Sunday at the
home of the latter's father, Nicholas
R. J. Stalker returned from Wash
ington last Saturday for a short stay
with relatives here.
Mr. Allen and bride recently
vlBlted his brother and sister at this
Emma Stalker returned last
Thursday having spent three weeks
at Penn Yan, N. Y.
She was accompanied by Lizzie
Gregg of Abramsvllle.
Mrs. Warner Adams and two lit
tle daughters of Port Jervls, are
visiting her mother, Mrs. Mary
White. We are very glad to know
she has bo far recovered as to be
able to take the trip as she under
went a very serious operation about
four weeks ago and has been sick
since Aug. 1st.
The people here have been unable
to know who to employ to look af
ter their interest in the Knapp Bank
failure. But we have been inform'
ed by good authority that lawyer
Frank Anderson, of Calllcoon, is the
man to stand by as he is working
against Knapp Bros, and for the
The young people of this place
will have a Hallone'en Social at the
P. O. S. of A. Hall at this place.
Further explanations will appear in
next week's Items.
R. Hazleton has a number of
Mr. and Mrs. F. Post, Mr. and
Mrs. Decker, and Mr. Baker, all of
Scranton, spent Sunday with Mr. and
Mrs. A. Goble.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Reushmler
of Honesdale, spent Sunday, tho 18th
with her parents, John Bishop and
W. S. Seegar Is Improving his
residence by building a dandy 8 ft.
porch and bay window. L. James
Is doing the carpentering.
Mr. and Mrs. A. Goble made a
business trip to the Maple City on
Richard Hazleton, we regret to
state, is ill.
Geo. and Edward Locklln, of
Peckvllle, Myron D. Locklln, of For
est City, Harlem R. Locklln, of
Marshwood, spent Sunday with their
parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Locklln
and family.
Six new members were recently
Initiated In the P. O. S. of A. Lodge,
namely: Spencer Daniels, Burton
Sheeley, Carl Pennell, William
Brook, William Seegar, and John
C. Pennell.
A flock of wild geese passed over
this place on Monday. There were,
we think, about fifty or sixty in the
The cold wave makes us wonder
where our summer wages are gone.
Mr. and Mrs. John Raymond, of
Blnghnmton, are visiting relatives
und friends in town.
Rev. Mr. Moon preached a very
able sermon Sunday morning; In the
afternoon he went to Brandts to
fill the pulpit for his father who Is
not able to preach at present.
We are glad to welcome Mr. and
Mrs. Tracy Webster among us. He
will be such a help in church work.
Walter Curtis is attending school
in Deposit.
Howard Early is attending school
in New York City.
Prayer meeting at the parsonage
Friday afternoon. Everybody wel
come. Ira Clearwater, who is working in
Deposit, spent Sunday at his home.
We are having cool, stormy
weather but not enough rain to
start the spring yet.
Thomas Howe, of Scranton,
brought Minnie and George Howe
out last Saturday and after spending
a day at A. C. Howe's returned to
Scranton Sunday.
Miss Hortense Cliff, of Philadel
phia, is the guest of her cousins,
the Misses Cliff.
District Deputy Martin Installed
officers In Sterling Lodge, I. O. O.
F. on the 15th at a special meeting
and there was a good turnout.
Mrs. Jane Leo is under Dr. Gilpin's
care and has been quite ill for some
Last Saturday the G. A. R. barely
had enough out to hold a meeting.
Last week the teachers of the High
school visited the Gouldsboro and
Newfoundland High schools.
Joseph Catterson has left for
Burlington, N. J., where ho expects
to spend the winter.
Last Friday R. W. Bartleson left
for South Sterling.
Harry Pew of Ariel, is putting in
a cement floor for J. E. Cross to-day.
For some time past J. H. Lee has
been troubled with a superabundance
of saliva and is quite hard of hear
ing, but was out to church last Sun
day. Mrs. W. B. Leslier was also out
Many squirrels now realize that
the day of doom has come in a barn.
Mr. and Isaac Schaffer, of Gravity,
spent last week with the latter's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Sinquet.
.Mrs. Wm. Sampson and two chil
dren, of Matamoras, aro visiting at
tho homo of Robert Battan.
Archdeacon Benjamin F. Thomp
son, of Reading, will, with the Rev,
A. L. Whittakor," of Honesdale, hold
a service on Sunday, Oct. 24th, in
the Presbyterian church at 3 p. m.
Edward Dirlam, of Brooklyn, N,
Y Is visiting friends in town.
The celebrated evangelists, the
Rlne Bros., are assisting the Rev.
W. E. Davis in a series of revival
Ruth Inch spent Monday In Hones
dale. Rich on Twenty Acres.
How a man may get rich on a
farm of 20 ocres has recently been
shown at the fair of the Missouri
Valley Agricultural and Horticultur
al society at Kansas City, Neb, Ar
nold Martin, owner of a 20-acro
farm In Pawnee county, Nebraska,
has an exhibit at the fair and in his
lectures, which ho gives every day,
tells how he makes upward of $1,
000 a year profit off his land. Mr.
Martin has been so successful with
Intensive farming that the depart
ment): of agricultural sent a man to
see his farm and Issued a "farmers'
bulletin" about It.
Among the things grown on the
Martin farm are corn stalks 17
feet high, with the ears 11 feet from
the ground. There was one ear of
corn raised on his place which took
first prize at the state fair this year
in Lincoln, Neb. After the fair the
managers of It auctioned off all the
prize-winning exhibits and Martin
bought back his own prize ear of
corn for J30. It has 24 rows of
corn and 1,100 grains on it.
Ten years ago Martin came from
Switzerland and worked on a farm
In Northwestern Kansas. At the
end of three years he had saved ?275.
In Pawnee county he found a tract
of 20 acres that no one would farm.
It was rough land and covered with
brush and small trees. Land all
around it was selling for ?50 and
70 an acre. He bought the 20 acres
for $12.50 an acre and paid $100
The farmers' bulletin says about
Martin: "His neighbors used to laugh
at the young farmer and nicknamed
him 'Hazelbrush,' but now they say
'he Is making more money on 20
acres than we do on 160 He does
not want any more land, but wants
to farm what he has better. In
speaking of the size of farms he says
'people of moderate means should
not farm too much land. A man
can start on 20 acres; 40 acres will
do; 80 acres Is enough; 160 an
abundance; 320 -a misfortune, and
640 a calamity.' "
Martin now has his farm all paid
for and docs not owe a dollar. He
has a neat house, a barn with a stone
basement for stock and the upper
part for hay and grain. He has
money In the bank and has been of
fered $2,5.00 cash for his farm. He
has made three pleasant trips to
Colorado and spent three months
last winter In Switzerland.
A small field of nearly two acres
Is kept for annual crops. The slopes
are rocky In places and the soli Is
a residual, clay loam, having been
formed mostly by the weathering of
the limestone which underlies it.
About eight acres of this Is set to
orchards, one acre in alfalfa, one In
timothy and clover, three in pasture
and a little In annual crops.
The following transfers of real
estate have been recorded:
Albert A. Fitz, of Mt. Pleasant, to
Daniel E. Megivern. of Mt. Pleasant,
57 acres; consideration $1500.
Edwin W. Guernsey, of Scranton,
to J. W. Guernsey, of Scranton, 3
acres of land in Lake township;
consideration $1000.
Conrad Swingle, of Ariel, to J.
W. Guernsey, of Scranton, 2 and
3-5 acres of land In village of Ariel;
consideration $1750.
Phineas A. Clark and Joseph W.
Clark, of Clinton, to Russa Clarke,
of New York, 100 acres of land in
Earl Rockwell, of Lake township,
to Robert W. Palmer, of Scranton,
one acre of land in Lake township;
consideration $800.
Traders' Real Estate Co. to Robt.
W. Palmer, plot of lots at Ariel;
consideration $2500.
Charles Schlegor, of Scranton, to
Earl Rockwell, one acre of land in
Lake township.
Fred F. Gentler, of Preston, to
Charles Stanton, of Preston, two
acres of land; consideration $150.
Fannie Randall, of Buckingham,
to Peter Madigan and others, lot In
Buckingham township.
George A. Stevens, of Sterling, to
Herbert Stamp and Thomas Shields,
22 acres in Sterling; consideration
Heirs of John C. Pierce, late of
Englewood, Col., to Joseph Denk, of
Waymart, one acre In Waymart.
Heirs, to Wm. H. Spencer, late of
Mt. Pleasant township, to Jessie
Mills, property in Mt. Pleasant;
consideration $1200.
David Smith of White, Wills, to
Joseph E. Edsall of Damascus, 25
acres in Damascus.
Arthur J. Osborne, of Dreher, to
Eugene Harlow, of Edge Hill, Pa.,
two acres in Dreher.
Peter Randall, of Hancock, to J.
A. Stephens, of Starrucca, 310 acres
of land in Buckingham township;
consideration $5000.
Henry Steffens, of Damascus, to
Simon J. Barkley, 85 acres of land
in Damascus township; considera
tion $3500.
Twenty Killed In Fallsburg Since the
Seasoned Opened Four Days Ago.
Fallsburg. N. Y Oct. 21. Twenty
deer hnvo been killed near here since
tho opening of the season four days
ago, and It Is expected that tho num
ber killed will reach a hundred before
Oct. 31, the close of the season.
Among those who got deer on the
first day of the season wns Dr. Joklchl
Takamine of Brooklyn, who has a sum
mer homo at Merrlwold park, who got
a fine buck. Dr. Tnkamine's two sons,
Joseph and Eben, eacli brought down
two deer. Joseph Ferguson of Jersey
City brought down n 250 pound buck,
and William Rogers of New York se
cured two does.
Banker Found Guilty of Forgery.
New Orleans, Oct. 21. Wyatt H. In
gram, trust officer of the Hlbernla
Bank and Trust company, whoso defal
cations oggregato $120,000 and who
made three attempts at suicide, was
put on trial hero and found guilty of
Weather Probabilities.
Cloudy and possibly rainy; warmer;
moderate south winds.
ryinrKot neports.
BUTTER Firmer: receipts, 6.573 pack
ages: creamery, .specials, Sic.; extras, 31c;
thirds to firsts. 2&i20c; state dairy, com
mon to flnent. 25a31c; process, firsts to
specials, 2fi'.4a27l4e.: western, factory, sec
onds to firsts. .'Ia25c. : Imitation cream
ery, 26a27c.
CHKESE Firm; receipts, 3,871 boxes;
state, new, full cream, special, JGUal7c.;
Bmall, colored, fancy, 16c: large, colored,
fancy, lCc: small, white, fancy, 16c; com
mon to Rood, 12'ial5Hc: skims, full to
specials, 6al4c.
EGOS Firm; receipts, 10,435 cases;
state, Pennsylvania and nearby, hennery,
white. 3Sa44c; gathered, white, fflaSSc;
hennery, brown and mixed, fancy, 33a3C:.;
gathered, brown, fair to prime, 27a32c;
storage, prime to fancy, 24l5a6V4c: west
ern, extru firsts. 27aSc.; firsts, 25a26c;
seconds, 23WaMc.
LIVE POULTRY Steady on heavy
fowls; chickens weak; fowls, per lb., 15c;
roosters, 9c; turkeys, 15c; ducks, 14al5c;
geese. Ilal2c.
DRESSED POULTRY-Weak; broilers,
nearby, fancy, squabs, per pair, 40a60c;
3 lbs. to pair, per lb., 2fla2."c; western, dry
picked, 17c; scalded, ISnVlc.; roasting
chickens, nearby, fancy, 21aMc; western,
fancy, 15al6c; mixed weight chickens,
nearby, fancy, lta22c; western, milk fed,
16c; western, dry picked, corn fed, aver
age best, 13al4c.; scalded, average best,
13al4c; Michigan scalded, average best,
14Hc: Ohio scalded, average best, HaHVic;
fowls, barrels, 15al6Hc; old roosters, lie:
spring ducks, nearby, 19a20c; squabs,
white, per doz., t2.2Sa4.25.
GAME Steady: frozen partridges, per
pair, 14; woodcock, per pair, Jlal.25; snipe,
English, per. dozen, J2.75a3.5; rabbits, per
pair, 30a40c; Scotch grouse, per pair, J1.D0
a2; foreign golden plover, per dozen, $3.50;
wild ducks, mallard, per pair, tl.60al.76;
teal, bluewlng, per pair, Hal. 5; green
wing. 76c. a(l; foreign venison, saddles, per
lb., g;a40c.: whole deer, per lb., 28aJ0c
CALVES Live veal calves, prime to
choice, per 100 lbs., J9.25a3.60: common to
good, I5.60a8.75; culls. 4.30a3.M; live calves,
buttermilks and grassers, 3.76a4.t0: live
western calves, (6a6; country dressed veal
calves, prime, per lb., 13al3Hc; common
to good. tal2V4c.: buttermilk calves, 6aSc.
POTATOES Steady; Maine, per bag,
ll.25al.75; state and western, per sack,
il.60al.75; Jersey, per bbl. or bag.. 31.60a
1.87; sweets, Jersey. No. 1, per basket, tta
QtV . unt,,hrn rmr Mil tl 9Ro1 T!
liognl blaaka at Tho Citizen office.
This Bank was Organized In December, 183G, and Nationalized
In December, 18G4.
Since its organization it has paid in Dividends
to its Stock holders,
The Comptroller of the Currency has placed It on the HONOR
ROLL, from the fact that Its Snrplus Fund more than
equals Its capital stock.
What Class 1
are YOU in
The world has always been divided into two classes those who have
saved, those who have spent the thrifty and the extravagant.
It is the savers who have built the houses, the mills, the bridges, the
railroads, the ships and all the other great works which stand for man's
advancement ana happiness.
The spenders' are slaves to the savers. It is the law of nature. We
want you to be a saver to open an account in our Savings Department
and be independent.
One Dollar will Start an Account.
This Bank will be pleased to receive all
or a portion of YOUR banking business.
Antarctic Explorer Degcrlacho IIo-
Ilovos Ho Reached Polo Ahead
of Peary.
Another scientist joined the ranks
of the Dr. Cook adherents last week
when Captain Degerlache, leader of
the Belgian Antarctic expedition, ar
rived at Copenhagen. Captain De
gerlache commanded the expedition
for the Belgian government which
Dr. Cook accompanied as surgeon.
The Captain declared that Dr. Cook
Is among the ablest of Polar scien
tists, and that ne believes implicitly
In the Doctor's claim that he reach
ed the Pole.
Degerlache says he Is completely
mystified as to why anyone who is
acquainted with the American ex
plorer should be at all sceptical
about his claim. He asserts that Dr.
Cook carried instruments of the best
and that he could have had no diffi
culty, or made no mistake in locating
the Pole. v
Captain Degerlache says he be
lieves Peary also reached the Pole,
but some time later than Dr. Cook:
Closing 8tock Quotations.
Money on call was 4 per cent; time
money and mercantile paper unchanged
In rates. Closing prides of stocks were:
Amal. Copper.. 83K Norf. & West... 95H
Atchison -.120 Northwestern ..189
B. & 0 116H Penn. R. R 147K
Brooklyn R. T.. 7SH Reading 102H
Ches. &Ohlo.... 88 Rock Island 40ft
C. C.C.&St.L.. 78ft St. Paul 159V,
D. & H 18S Southern Pac...l29ytj
Erie 13 Southern Ry.... 31 H
Gen. Electric... 164 South. Ry. pf... 71
III. Central 14 Sugar lil
Int.-Met 174 Texas Pacific... 36ft
Louis. & Nash.. 163W, Union Pacific... 202'
Manhattan 142ft U. S. Steel Svft.
Missouri Pac... 6S4 U. S. Steel pf,..127
N. Y. Centra 1 1...13GU West. Union.... 77