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otic CITIZEN, nu DAY, FKIl. 18. 1010.
ROADM A KI N 038?
It Is a Most Efficient Machine for
Compacting Stone Roads.
Tho tamping rollor Is u most elll
clont mnchlno for compacting earth
or stone roads or foundation for nil
kinds of pavements. Tho tamping
roller Is designed to consolidate a
foundation to a groatcr depth, tensity
and Uniformity than Is possible with
a smooth or even a grooved roller.
Smooth, grooved, or corrugated rol
lers compact only a very thin layer
of the surface. Since tho pressure
exerted by a rollor decreases as tho
cube of tho depth, the pressure ox
crted by any roller extends but an in
significant distance down. Tho tamp
ing roller overcomes this difficulty by
solidifying the mass from the bottom
up. To compact n sub grade. It Is
first plowed, then pulverized with a
spike harrow, after which the tamper
la set In motion and immediately and
continuously followed by a cultivator
la order that tho tamper may sink to
tlio hilt and that the top surfaco may
bo prevented from solidifying whllo
tlio bottom strata are being solidly
When a bottom stratum Is solidi
fied, the tamper may be allowed to
ride higher. This is effected by set
Mng the cultivator to a shallower
depth. Finally the tamper may be al
wed to rldo upon the surface and tho
lest of sufficient consolidation is that
Hjo blow struck by the falling of tlio
tamper feet shall produce no quaking
of the surface stratum. Tho tamper,
nllke any other form of roller, pro
duces Its own test of effectiveness and
produces a thickly compacted layer
nlform In density, both laterally and
A Good Point.
George W. Marshall, a civil engi
neer of Fond du Lac, Wis., in an ad
dress before the Joint legislative com
mittee on Public Road3, recently,
brought out the point that the drain
age of roads should go hand in hand
with tho drainage of farms whenevor
rondltions made It posaible. Ho called
attention to the fact that while road
drains often furnished farms with out
lota, farm outlets were often avallablo
for road drainage. By the road au
thorities and tho farmers working to
gether, Mr. Marshall considers that
much money can be saved.
The Best Argument.
There is no question but that tha
best argument for good roads Is a
good road. Tho practical experience
of driving, or hauling a load, over a
well-graded Improved highway, Jn
good condition at all seasons of tho
year, Is worth a hundred reasons for
road improvement. So, while the ox
pert roadmakers cannot give us roads
without money, it Is fair to say that
their work in showing us how roads
should be properly constructed is one
of the most effective methods of in
ducing the taxpayers to make in
oreased appropriations for better
Good Working Road Drag.
The accompanying cut illustrates a
jwad drag or grader which was built
by a South Dakota farmer four years
ago, and after a fair trial has given
entire satisfaction. It draws the dirt
together, fills ruts and leaves the road
hi condition to shed water. Lower
front edge A should be chambered so
that dirt will crush and pass out.
Btrap Iron 2x2 1-2 inches should be
placed at U on front of lower edge to
protect the timber.
The N. P. R. R. Favors Good Roads.
More evidence of the Interest taken
by railroads In the development of
Improved highway systems comos
from the state of Washington. The
Northern Pacific railroad has offered
to assist In the construction of spur
tracks to quarry sites, where material
for macadam may be obtained, and
has also agreed to turn over to the
state all abandoned rights of way
which can be utilized as parts of state
Two Basic Propositions.
The question of public highway Im
provement, which is rightfully occupy
ing so large a share of public lutnn
tlon In all sections of the country, In
volve two basic propositions: first,
socurlng the Junds necessary for the
construction and maintenance of Im
proved roads; and, socond, expending
these funds so as to construct the
greatest possible mlloago of perman
ently Improved roads at the lowest
Good Road? Help Farmer.
Good roads help In every way:
they promote sociability by making
friends and relatives accessible, and
by raeanB of thorn it is easier to roach
the schools and churches nnd to gen
rally do and enjoy the things which
ke life really worth living
THE SPIRIT LAND.
DY REV. P. A. HALPIN.
Text: Their angels always see the
face of my Father who Is In heaven.
Matt., xvlll., 10.
Always, nnd not less now, men, con
sciously or unconsciously, have turn
ed inquiring glances toward that othor
world whore thu Deity reigns and His
cohorts doploy their activity In III3
This curiosity has never been shak
en off. It Is an Inheritance of our
nature, and, bo ho religious or Irreli
gious, overy one Is helpless against Its
reslstloss fascination. It Is all no
woak proof that this haunting do.ilro
springs from tho fact that we havo not
been mado for this world, but are
destined, thanks to tho gracious God
thorofor, for a goal higher and mojt
Men run in vain sollcitings to set
onco nnd to uncredentiallod oraclee
for somo utteranco to satisfy this rot
loss, chafing curiosity, whon with
Blblo In hand every reverential Chris
tian may In prayerful meditation learn
all that it behooves to know and more
than blatant charlatanry can ever
Innumerable passages In Holy Writ
give the story of that supramundanc
sphere Tho Son of Man In His eter
nity saw Satan and his minions fall
like lightning from heaven. The. a
Is flashed upon us that region with its
two kingdoms, the kingdom of light
and tho kingdom of darkness. In one
the powers aro set against God and all
that Is Godly. The powers on the
other nro champions of tho rights of
the Divinity and protectors of all who
rely upon their succor. Gol's com
mands nro being executed with more
than Ariel swiftness, and no mortal ib
unsafe save the one who refuses the
blessed ministrations of thoso who
were faithful from the dawn of tirro.
If the child has his angel, how mm h
more certainly has tho man, for the
man needs him more. There are rn
gels for all for tho child, tho nun,
tha family, tho Stato, tho Church
and they all see always "my Father's
Much and everything needful dec;
Scripture tell us. Its pages are voonl
with the molody of the rustling of an
gel wings. In fact, the uplifting and
helpful story is narrated in Its entire
ty as those spirits energize in those
vast stretches of duration from the
angel of tho flaming sword to tho
bright one who came to John and un
veiled all tho glories of the New ,Teru
salom. There is no story, save that
of Him crucified, more satisfying,
more consoling, more invigorating.
Why search olsewhere than In Scrip
ture? As early as Deuteronomy tho
world was warned against trifling with
those realms so near and yet so far
away. "Neither let ther be fmind
ono among you that seeketh the truth
from the dead. For tu I.ord abbor
reth all such thlnes." (Deut. xvill.
The attitude the Scriptures urge li
so simple, so subllma. That attitude
is one of prayer and worship. Su-h
an attitude takes so much away from
the loneliness of our pilgrims e. Walt
und be contrite and humble and o-u
angels, when the summons hou..''
will lift us gently from our couch o
death and place us In the arms of the
loving Father, whose face they always
I A Prayer.
i Eeternal God, we thank theo tlin
I through thy grace wo find life and
light. Kindle thou our souls Into holy
desire that our common life may c c
possessed by a heavenly purpose. Help .
.... L 1 1 .1 .. .. . . V. f . 1 t T . n '
spend ourselveH in loving service and
show a depth of affection in our drPv
life that will witness to tho power of
the grace of Christ. Teach us the K'Vt
which endureth all things, hopeth all
things, and laboreth unto tho coming
of thy kingdom. Purge from o r
hearts all narrowness and self-seeking
and make us quick to discern and re
spond to thy will concerning us. I'p
lift us from the clouds of discourage
ment and give us the higher vision of
the eternal Joys reserved for all who
overcome through faith In n rien
The Supreme Attainment.
To love God with all tho heart ouA
soul and mind und strength Is to nip'te
God's welfare, that Is, the prog- "f.
and prosperity of his work In re
world, one's supremo desire. As '1.
love one's neighbor as one's self Is In
secret of social order, so to love ( uC
with all the heart and soul and m :d
and strength is the secret of all h'gh,
holy, and Joyous living.
There Is DIvIno harmony In the
world. By unHeltlshnefw we all may
get In touch with this harmony and
find our lives growing sweoter und
There are few Joys in life to
compared with a sustained Intorev l:
some Intellectual pursuit Yet y jjng
men of wealth often mss this slirJneas
and full short of their possibilities,
THE EASIEST WAY.
The Best of Us May Be Wrong, S
Don't Believe Conclusive Evidence.
Mr. Qllberry was strolling up and
down the dusty rond In tho broiling
sun, clad only In a short-kneed bath'
lng suit Tho native drew up bofore
him curiously, looking him ovor care
fully.. "Want a lift, mister?"
"No, thank you."
"It's quite n way to the shado,
pardner bettor Jump In!"
"This sun'll peol you, strangor. If
you don't got out of It!"
"I hopo so," crossing IiIb arms com
placently over his breast.
The native studied Mr. Gllberry for
a moment. "If It alnt' pryin' into
your nffalrs too much, I'd llko to kuow
what you aro paradln' around In this
Wllln' sun dressed like Hint for?"
'To save time," answered Mr. Gll
berry, critically examining n red arm.
The native regarded Mr. Gllberry
profoundly, sadly shook his head,
tapped his forehead significantly, and
clucked to his horse. Tho sun had
done It, of course.
Which shows that the best of us
may be mistaken, nnd that conclusive
evidence Is only nn empty phraso,
for Mr. Gllberry could spare only two
days to go to the seashore.
A statistician who recently returned
from a trip to British Columbia Is
willing to nrm that he heard people
"How cold does it get here In the
winter?" 2,133 times.
"What Is the height of that moun
tain?" 79G times.
"How far away do you suppose that
glacier is?" 921 times.
"Is this the Medicine Hat whero
the weather comes from?" 1,142
"How far do you suppose it Is over
to where that man is ploughing?"
"Are there any trout in that
stream?" 4.G21 times.
"Do tho bears ever come down to
the railroad?" 944 times.
"Where do we change time again?"
"Why is It that It doesn't get dark
here until nearly ten o'clock?" 3,108
"Has anybody ever climbed to the
top of that mountain?" 2,246 times.
"Are these the Rockies or tho Sel
klrks?" 9,712 times.
"Wouldn't It be great If wo could
have one of these mountains set
down on the prairie back of Chicago?"
SS2 times. Chicago Record-Herald.
Where Ignorance Is Bliss.
When the United States fleet en
tered Asiatic waters during tho famous
round-the-world voyage, a cruiser was
sent ahead to a Chinese port upon of
ficial business connected with the
cruise. Upon arrival the Bhlp's of
ficers were invited to dine by a Chi
nese mandarin, and during the meal
one of the officers wished a second
helping of a certain savory dish
which bo supposed was duck. Not
knowing a word of Chinese, ho there
fore extended his empty plate, re
marking with smiling approval:
"Qlfack! quack! quack!"
But the officer's appetite failed him
suddenly, as his host, with a twlnklo
of slant Celestial eyes, shook his head
with the simple but horrifying re
sponse: "Bow! wow! wow!"
A FELLOW FEELING.
Bllxabeth Bob Is so kind to dumb
Brother Jack- Huh, he's married
and appreciates them.
Something New In Arithmetic.
A member of the school board was
visiting a public school not long ago
when ho encountered a small boy In
"What are you studying, my boy?"
tho visitor asked.
"Arithmetic and geography," nn
swered the boy.
"And whnt are you learning In
Tho boy thought for a minute, then
he replied, "Gurlnta."
"Guzlnta?" said the surprised of
ficial. "What's that?"
"Why, dont' you know?" said the
boy. "Two guxintn four, three guzlnta
six, four guzlnta eight, five guzlnta
that big building
"That's the home for aged and ln
dlgent persons who havo been men
tloned for the vice-presidency."
What's In a Name7
Hostess (to visitor) ."Do try this
chair. Ifa really qulta comfort-ible
for er an antique."
Collc By Rev. F. E. DAVISON
Jall3 Rutland, Vt.
t:ie golden rule
of the kingdom.
International Bible Lesson for
20, MO. (Matt. 7M-12).
That there is n vast amount of evil
In the world nccdB no argument. Our
eyes, and ears nnd hearts are assailed
by Its omnipresence. Tho question Is:
What shall be the attitude of the chil
dren of tho kingdom toward the evil
which they ennnot but see In the peo
ple of the world among whom they
In the wonderful Sermon on tho
Mount which wo nre still considering,
tho Christ meets the question and an
swers It fully, frankly, satisfactorily.
He utters two warnings, each against
dnngors lying In opposlto directions,
tho one, the danger of making too
much of the evil we sec, or think we
see, In others; the other, that of mak
ing too littlo of it.
The first danger to guard nga'nst
is censorlousne3s. His golden rule is
"Judge not, thnt yc be not Judged."
As If He had said. As you Judge, you
shall be Judged, on the general princi
ple thnt as you give to others they
will give to you, charity for charity,
severity for severity, generosity for
generosity, nncharitablenes for un
charltablencss. Men are socially Interdependent,
and must have dealings with each
other; must meet, know, counsel, help,
and bargain with their fellows. It In
well then to keep In mind the laws of
social Intercourse, and alwayB "Put
yourself In his place." The law is nol.
do to others whnt we would havo
them do to us, (this might become
mere barter) but do to them what we
think they would wish to have done to
thorn. Do to them what we wo:. Id
wish to have done to us If wo were In
their situation. This is the hlghfi
and most revolutionary rule In the
Now one of the most Important reu-
sons for being careful In our Judgment
of others He points out Is that there
Is so much evil in ourselves. The
difficulty with most men is, they pot,e
as occullsts and optometrists, dlsccv
ering motes in the eyes of others, o
llvious grafters in their own. Chrts
says, in effect, if you would be a skr:
ful occullst In spiritual affairs m t
yourself in the hands of a divine pr.-u-tloner
and allow him to extract .be
beam from your own eye, then you
will sec clearly. The trouble with
most of us is we are afflicted with
such personal strabismus that we
think the beam is in the eyes of the
other fellow. The consciousness of
our own imperfections fhould moder
ate our personal judgments.
Here Is the fault of many a reform
er so-called. He Is zealous to re
form his neighbor, but indifferent re
specting himself. So that men who
are strong on one particular lino of
improvement of others may be as far
off from personnl righteousness them
selves, In some other direction. The
golden rule of the kingdom will save
us from using n spy-glass on other
people and refusing to gas Into the
looking glass ourselves. We shall
not carry the sins of our neighbors In
front of us and those of ourselves be
hind us. There are very few people
who are as merciless In Judgment of
their own sins ns of those of their
fellow men. What we call errors of (
Judgment In ourselves are criminal
actions when committed by others.
Hence we have soft words for our own
sins, and blistering condemnation for
the Bins of others. It is against this
spirit of harsh, and unrelenting criti
cism of other people that this lesson
utters its loudest warning.
But there is another side to the sub
ject, as there is to all subjects and It
is this: In our attitude toward the
evil in the world we should not make
too little of it. Though we may not
Judgf, we should discriminate. Wo
must not go so far to the other ex
treme as to insist that there are no
such things as motes and beams, in
other words that sin la all in your
eye. There are holy things, and there
uro dogs and swine, and Christ suys.
You are to be careful not to cast your
pearls btfore swine, nor give that
which is holy Into the dogs. Swine
are swine and no amount of washing
and attention will convert them into
Bheep. We are under no obligation
to insist thnt black is white and that
there Is no difference between the
holy and the unholy.
Not Judgment but Caution.
Some things there are which are
too holy and sacred to be thrown out
carelessly among those who would
surely reject them with contompt and
savage hatred, If you do not want
your pearls to be trodden under foot
of turn keep them under lock and
key. When sinners turn swine, and
wo are In danger of being rent by
them, Christ gives us n permission
to cease our attentions. We may not
Judge, but we must bp cautious. We
may not condemn arbitrarily, but we
must distinguish between the false
and thu true, and in our desire to bo
gentlo and kind we must not go to tho
other uxtrome and treat all men alike.
Adaptation requires Judgment. Con
soriousness an the one hand and In
discrimination on tho other are equal
ly to be uvolded. Between these two
extremes Is the golden rule of tho
Kingdom, Happy are they who find
and practice It.
Plants nntf I'lslics.
Tho aquatic plnnts of a pond havo
an Important Influence upon tho
flshos In the water. The Investiga
tions of II. H. Pearl, the American
botanist, provo that most rooted wa
ter plants extract mineral food from
the ground, nnd such vegetation as
tho pondweed (Potamogeton) aids
Ashes by adding mineral substances
to tho water. On the other hand, tho
hornwort (Ccrntophyllura) unfits a
lake for fish life, ns it takes Its own
food from the salts In the water.
Cadmium gives protective coat
ings for Iron much superior to zinc.
Tho coat has the same aspect as zinc
but Is much mors adhesive and
A Itattlc.slilpV Capacity.
It Is said that that wonderful
fighting machine, the British battle
ship Dreadnought, will carry fuel,
both coal and oil, sufficient to take
her from England to Quebec and
bnck without filling hunkers or
tanks. Inasmuch as there will be no
watertight doors below the armored
deck there will be nn arrangement of
"lifts" by which officers and men
may be conveyed over the Impassa
ble bulkheads. The ship Is roughly
described ns consisting of fivo circu
lar forts set in the hull, or, rather,
with the hull built nround them,
each fort being heavily armored to
Its base and surmounted by a re
volving turret mounting two 12-lnch
IrrcparRblt" Fire Ivo.
insignificant enough In tho enor
mous property loss at San Francisco
was the destruction of the instru
ments of the Metropolitan Opera
House Orchestra, yet musicians
know what the loss of a favorlto In
strument means. Moreover, many of
the violins were old and Impossible
to replace. There were lost fourteen
violins, five violas, three 'cellos and
four tmvt's, rcrrenting, with the
bows, a al e of about $11,000
Tlio Kind Ton Havo Always
In uso for over 30 years,
and has been mado under his pcr
eonal supervision since its infancy.
CUcJUti Allow no one to deccivo you in this.
All Counterfeits, Imitations and "Just-as-good" aro but
Experiments that triflo with and endnnger tho health of
Infants and Children Experience against Experiment.
What is CASTORIA
Castoria Is a harmless substitute for Castor Oil, Pare
goric, Drops and Soothing Syrups. It is Pleasant. It
contains neither Opium, Morphine nor other Narcotic
substance. Its ago is its guarantee It destroys "Worms
and allays Fevcrishncss. It cures Diarrhoea and Wind
Colic It relieves Teething Troubles, cures Constipation
and Flatulency. It assimilates tho Food, regulates tho
Stomach and Bowels, giving healthy and natural sleep.
Tho Children's Panacea Tho Mother's Friend.
GENUINE CASTORIA ALWAYS
The KM You Have Always Bought
In Use For Over 30 Years.
tmi OHMTAwn hnd, tt wnui arntcT. cm.
This company is preparing to do extonsivo construction
work in tho
Honesdale Exchange District
which will greatly improve tho servico and enlarge tho
Patronize the Independent Telephone Company
which reduced telephono rates, anddo not contract for any
othor service without conferring with our
Cintract Department Tel. No. 300.
CONSOLIDATE! TELEPHONE CO. of PENNSYLVANIA.
Attention is cal d to the STRENGTH
The FINANCIER of New York
City has published a ROLL 01'
HONOR of the 11,470 State Banks
and Trust Companies of United
States. In this lift the WAYNK
COUNTY SAVINGS BANK
Stands 38th in the United States
Stands 10th ,n Pennsylvania.
Stands FIRST in Wayne County.
Capital, Surplus, $455,000.00
Total ASSETS, $2,r33,000.00
Honesdale, Pa.. Hay 23. 1908
Bought, and -which has been
has borno tho slgnaturo of
KRAFT & CONGER
HONESDALE, 11 PA.