The citizen. (Honesdale, Pa.) 1908-1914, April 27, 1910, Image 4

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Entered ns second-class matter, nt tliopost
olllcc. llonesdnlc. J'n.
When n woman wants to get rid
or her husband for nn hour, she
sends him up stairs to get some
thing from tho pocket of her dress.
Which Is the greater evil to
Honesdale, the Galilean who Is earn
ing his bread by the sweat of his
brow, or tho Organizer who gets
his bread while a lot of other fellows
do the sweating?
There arc many striking exam
ples of tho value of good roads.
Wherever roads have been perma
nently improved it Is found that
there has been n very great in
crease in value of the adjacent
This is Just tho right size toAvn
to settle down in and enjoy life.
Everything for the comfort of life
can be bought here nnd ?10 will
go as far as ?25 will in the largo
cities. When you want to leave
the farm, come to our town and
build a nice comfortable home and
bo among the best people In the
Why is It that no one wants to
live in the country anymore? Cities
are full of people who live from
''hand to mouth," and whose total
wealth Is represented by the cloth
ing they have on. Years go by and
these persons never have a home.
They lose that Independence that
the proud owner of a farm has. If
there is one needed reform it is to
keep people on farms and away
from cities.
We aro not given to boasting, but
we are proud of the farmer boys of
this vicinity. They are, with rare
exceptions, a healthy, intelligent
and happy class of young men. We
feel like taking bur hat clear oft
when we meet them upon our
streets, and no class is more wel
comed to our office. Too many',
boys leave the farm where, they
would have made substantial and
good citizens, and go to the city
where only one In a thousand suc
ceed in life's battle. There are
farmers who fairly drive their boys
away. There Is no excuse for this.
The farmer boy is entitled to his
vacations, to several relaxations,
his visits to the city, good books,
magazines and his homo paper. To
the observing one It Is plain to bo
seen that the old farm is the best
place in the world for the average
young man and never fails to bring
a happier and more useful life than
the city. Young men, you who till
the soil and earn your bread by the
sweat of your brow, we are proud of
you; our latchstring is always out
to you and you will always have a
friend in this paper. Come and see
us and give us the news from your
Citizens of Deposit Adopt Editor
Haines' .Majority Itnlc Idea.
Ever since tho old, reliablo Erlo
ran its first passenger train through
Deposit, there has been considerable
suspense on tho part of various In
dividuals who have gathered at the
depot to wait for trains; hut never
has that hurry feeling come so near
reaching a white heat as on Friday
last, when two union cut glass agi
tators from Honesdalo came to town
for the purpose of limiting trouble
and blocking in every way possible
the plans of tho proprietors of the
new cut glass industry about to lo
cate here. As soon as the mission
ot those two dlsturbanco-seekers was
known, a dozen or llftoen good,
strong, able-bodlod citlzons procured
an officer and escorted them to tho
depot to await tho arrival of tho first
train from tho east. Geese feathers
and glittering tar, which in by-gone
days havo proven an excellent rom
edy for various evils, wero suggested
by tho crowd that followed as a
means of expressing our contempt for
these follows, but they wero spared
with tho promlso that they would
leave town as soon as tho Erie and
tho officer would let thorn, which
they did. If Honesdalo has any more
of this class she will do well to keep
.them within tho folds of tho union.
As a rulo Deposit Is a pretty docllo
town, but whon any ono comes along
looking for trouble and attempts to
Interfere with any of her Industries,
five minutes Is ample tlino to recruit
an army, that for enthusiasm and
tho protection of all within our bord
ers, equalB that of Teddy'a rough
riders In their charge up San Juan
hill. Deposit Courier-Journal.
QVERS21 .000
A lnrge Amount of Money Is 1'nld
tho (Slufs Cutters of HoncMlnlo
and the Merchnnts Deceive a I.nrc
Share of It.
A enreful canvass of the Cut
Glass Manufacturers regarding tho
amount of their payrolls shows that
tho average amount paid by each
factory every two weeks Is ?2,100.
This makes a total payroll every
two weeks of f 10,500, and as the
strike has now been on for four
weeks, it means n loss to men of
$21,000. The greater part of this
money, naturally, would havo found
its way into tho cash drawers of
our morchants. As tho strike Is not
over, this loss will continue to in
crease. Tho manufacturers claim
that If the strike was declared oil
to-morrow, they could not take back
over half their men, as the trado
outlook Is bad. Several concerns,
visited, freely expressed their opin
ions that while they deplored hav
ing the men go out, yet now that
they are out, it is a blessing as at
this season of tho year they could
do with hair their force, but rather
than lose them, by laying them off,
they struggled along barely clear
ing expenses, so thnt the men in
striking and remaining out, have
done Just what the manufacturers
always hesitated to do. One manu
facturer stated that he hoped the
men would call the bluff of Organi
zer Luckock who proclaimed that
the Union had $14 7,000 to back
them up, if they went out, as he
know when he made the statement
that the Glass Blowers who are the
bone nnd sinew of the Flint Glass
Union will not allow their reserve
fund to be used by the Glass Cut
ters. The manufacturers are un
animous in stating that there is
nothing to arbitrate. They claim
that their men voluntarily threw up
their positions, and left their em
ploy; and that they are under no
obligations to reinstate them, and
furthermore, they cannot be forced
to do so, and that intimidation
threats, etc., will not swerve them
one Iota In their determination to
have absolute control and jurisdic
tion over their own property and
AH Quiet Along the I.ackawaxcn
and Dyberry.
The pickets of the strikers main
tain their vigil watch to see that
no union or non-union man deserts
and goes over to the enemy. 'Their
Generallsomo, with headquarters at
the Hall of Fame and Temple of In
dustry, has the situation well In hand.
The Independent's acrobatic efforts to
get a strangle hold on the labor
vote while he does a little slobber
ing for the manufacturers, who
have an account In his bank, is
causing a feeling of distrust among
the strikers and disgust with every
one else. There was a rumor that a
Padrone was In town last week and
had arranged to bring 1C0 able
bodied Sicilians to town. It was
stipulated that they must be suffi
ciently naturalized so that they
could lawrully carry stilletoes
(which Is the Italian name or tooth
picks) and gatling guns. It was
lurther agreed that they will have
tho right to vote for Judge at next
year's primary. This clause waB
inserted so that the Independent
would consent to their coming. The
only qualifications the manufacturers
insisted upon was, that every man
must bo strong In the arms and thick
In the head, on account of tho clim
ate. This body of men are to be
assembled at Port Jervls and In tho
dead of night will embark upon gun
boats and by the light of the com
et's tail will proceed up tho I.acka
waxeu and land at the foot of East
Eleventh street (which Is tho his
torical spot where the tnmous
march of tho 13th of April began)
and go into enmp in the old elec
tric light station. These men are
expected to reach Honesdalo simul
taneously with Harry Richard's
gang of Glass Cutters, disguised
as trolley railroad builders who aro
now bolng numbered nt Castle Gar
den. It Is expected that a public
meeting will bo called and ovory
one who is afraid of Tho Hoycott
or Comet's Tall bo recommended
to prepare their cellars as a
safo abiding place whero tholr cour
age shrouded In darkness will not
havo any chanco to assert Itself, and
expose tho holder thereof to tho loss
of any man's trade.
German Government Balloon Breaks
From Moorings and Is Smashed.
Llmburg-im-der-Lahn, Prussia, April
20. The Zeppelin II., ono of three dir
igible balloons of tho German govern
ment's aerlul fleet, ran away und was
destroyed. Tho airship, which was
forced to descend hero owing to a
Btorm encountered whllo attempting a
return trip from Homburg to Cologne,
broko her moorings and without a
crew drifted in a northeasterly dlrec.
A half hour after its escape the dir
igible dropped at Wellburg and was
smashed to nieces.
Mr. Editor:
Porhnps a fow words from a man
ufacturer would not bo amiss to
help enlighten tho public regard
ing a fow facts connected with tho
present controversy between tho
glass cuttors and their employees.
While It Is genorally conccedo.d
by right thinking employers thnt it
is wrong to use discrimination in
hiring or discharging employees, tho
fnct remains nevertheless that an
employer must fortify nnd protect
himself, also prepare for any
trouble of nny nature that In his
Judgment exists or is about to takb
placo which would seriously crlpplo
nn industry which ho has, perhaps,
all his money Invested In nnd which
would naturally, IT allowed to ma
ture, be the means of throwing his
best nnd satisfied employees out of
employment. When such -evidence
exists wo deem it proper and right i
to weed out the trouble-makers
which we have always found to be
the ones that aro the least use to
tho manufacturer, the ones that do
not enre whether they work or not
and aro only too glad to use every I
effort to I ml lie o good men to Join I
them In breeding discontent. I
Being a manufacturer is not tho I
most pleasant occupation that some i
people thnt haven't had tho experi
ence might Imagine; on the con-1
trary it Is the most worrying busl-!
ness and I think tho most Imposed i
upon In a good many different!
ways. He has a great many things
to contend with and to worry about
which keeps his brain in a whirl
night and dny; in fnct, ho Is never
free from care.
There is a very great competition
in the cut glass business to-day and
a manufacturer has some sharp fig
uring to do to get in and out of
this competition with a small profit.
The cut glass business is not by any
means what It was ten or twelve I
years ago, the market price being j
about 50 per cent, less and wages I
about 40 per cent. more. Of course!
there has been a decrease of pro
duction due to modern methods in
polishing but nothing compared to i
the decrease In selling price or the
finished article. !
Another thing that should be con
sidered is that during the yenr there
are about three months or dull sea
son In which an enormous stock Is
piled upon the shelves. This is
done more to keep the employees at
work during this season. Tills ac
cumulated stock is a risk, a gamble,
whether the larger part of It will
not be laying Idle on these shelves
for perhaps two years or more and
then perhaps a large portion will be
sacrificed on account of patterns be
ing discarded in the meantime. All
this time It means to the manufac
turer an additional Insurance and
money tied up that otherwise might
be turned over perhaps fifty times.
While the employee Is always
sure of his salary at the end or the
week or two weeks, as the ' case
might be, the manuracturer Is'reA
celvlng notice nearly every day or
some one or his customers going in
to bankruptcy which will probably
realize to him 1 per cent, to 33 per
cent, on the dollar which would
just about cover the expense or sell
ing the bill of goods provided 'he
received the larger amount. I
don't think there is anybody in our
city that deplores this existing
trouble any "more than the manu
facturers. It has been said that they
aro responsible for bringing on this
trouble. If this Is so, then It was
through protecting their Interests
and investments only and. which no
doubt -would bo repeated If occasion
The real foundation ot this trouble
dates back to last year when the
organizer appeared In our quiet and
peaceful town and sowed tho seed
of discontent among our sntislicd
employees and from this seed lias
sprung tho present trouble.
Before this gentleman appeared
among us everything was going
along very smoothly and everybody
seemed satisfied. From this seed
I think we shall reap a harvest that
will not prove a blessing to our
town, as already wo can "see the
effects of it, as one factory has al
ready moved away and more are
likely to follow. It Is not so easy
to get factories to replace tho onos
lost as the editor of the Independ
ent might think, as onco a town
gets a reputation for this kind ot
troublo there nre tew mnnufnetur
ers that caro to Invest or settle
where others aro being drlvon nway.
Or course tho record this t,own has
had in the past In encouraging and
helping manufacturers to locato
hero and doing all posslblo to keep
what thoy havo might overcome this
ono objection.
Honesdalo's manufactured goods,
especially Its cut glass, has enjoyed
tho greatest prestige tho whole
country over, so much so that tho
factories hero have been kept run
ning even through tho panic while
factories In other towns and cities
hnve been at a standstill, but I am
afraid this troublo, If allowed to go
on, will hurt this reputation so
much so that wo will gradually be
in the samo class as tho towns I
might mention which has gone
through this samo experience.
In conclusion It would bo well to
remember that In order to romoyo
a troublo wo must first romovo tho
cauBo. I thoreforo would suggest
that this cause bo given his pass
ports nnd told to go homo and mako
his' garden, nnd If ho needs nny
holp wo would suggest ho tako
along our prominent trouble-makers,
who aro trying to educate tho
editors of our local papers. At
present we do not feel tho need or
them as there will bo no closed cut
glnsa factory ruii under tho juris
diction of tho A. F. G. W. U. In this
town and those Interested might as
well know It first as last. In this
assertion I am sure I vulco tho sen
timents of nil tho manufacturers of
cut glass.
DUN N Evn L., wife or BenJ.
F. Dunn, died nt her residence In
Scranton, April 22, 1910, aged 57
years and 2 months. Tho family
wero ror many years residents or
Dyberry township, this county. Tho !
deceased was rormerly Miss Eva L.
Keen, of Caiman township. Inter-1
ment in tho Damascus cemetery.
S A U N D E R S Grace Brock,
wife of Samuel Saunders, died sud-;
denly nt her home at Indian Orchnrd I
on Saturday evening. Mrs. Saunders
had seemed to be In unusual good j
cheer and health on tho dny of her i
death, and her sudden taking away ,
was a great surprise and" shock to
friends nnd relntlves. She was born J
in Cornwall, England, In 1830, enmo
to this country while very young and
wns married in 1SG2 to Samuel
Saunders. She Is survived by her
husband nnd four children, namely:
Mrs. Wlllinm Buckingham of Indian
Orchard; Mrs. S. D. Noblo or Falls
dale; Mrs. Win. H. Pregnall of East
Honesdalo, and Joseph, who is at
homo. Two brothers and ono sister,
also are living, Richard Brock ot
Bend Lake; James or South Dakota,
and Mrs. Simon Marshall (widow) or
Honesdale. Funeral to-day at her
home; burial In Indian Orchard
Rev. A. L. Whittaker will
SCHOONOVE It Delcy, wid- ;
ow of Levi Schoonover, died Saturday
morning in Scranton from the effects i
of an operation performed to remove i
a cancerous growth. She was CG
years of age, born in New York state
and married to LeVi Schoonover of i
Carley Brook. Mr. Schoonover serv-
ed as a private In Co. I, 188th N. Y. ,
Volunteers. For many years Mr. and
Mrs. Schoonover lived at Prompton,
he being employed by the D. & H. '
Railroad Co. until his death. Four
daughters survive her: Miss Jennie,
and Mrs. Ruth Volgt or Honesdale;
Mrs. John Relfler, of Tanners Falls;
Mrs. Ernest Bodle, of Bethany; also
three sisters, Mrs. Lucy Davis, Glov
ersvllle, N. Y.; Mrs. Anna Sampson,
Seolyvtlle, and Mrs. Ferris Ashland,
New York; two brothers, Ichobod,
Bath, N. Y., and Altred, or Claredon,
N. Y. The funeral was held Monday
artcrnoon rrom her late home, Rev.
Dr. Swltt officiating. Interment was
i made In Glen Dyberry.
C A U F I E L D Mary A. Fannon,
J wife of Martin Cauffeld, died at her
home on West Park street, on Mon
day morning, April 25th. She .had,
'been ill for several years, but It
was" not thought that the end was so
near. The deceased was the mother
of a large and Interesting family, and
the imprint ot her loving and gener
ous nature was stamped upon them
by her unselfish devotion that they
might be successful and happy In
life. No one ever entered her home
without a warm welcome, nor left
without feeling the warmth of a
genuine hospltnllty, so characteris
tic of the people of her ancestry.
Adhering to the faith of her fathers,
she was a consistent christian wom
an, who loved to attend the services
of her church, when health permitted.
To her the struggle and burden
bearing ot earth are ended, and we
know, like ono who awakes from a
troubled dream, she has awakened to
seo lire's endless morning break and
knows herseir at home with all the
vast throng or loved ones, missed
! from earth about her. Her homo in
stincts were strong here in this
world or disappointment. Her af
fectlon Tor friends nnd kindred wero
tender and abiding. Among us all
sho ranked a woman of sympathy, a
kind neighbor, a ralthtul wire, a de
voted mother, and a true friend, and
' her memory will ever remain with
thoso who mourn her loss. Mrs.
Caufleld was born In Honesdalo,
April 27, 1857, whore sho had al
ways lived. Deceased was married
Feb. I, 1S77, and besides her hus
band, Martin Caufleld, the following
children survlvo: Mrs. M. T. Lynch,
of Towanda; J. Joseph, of Minneap
olis, Minn.; Eugene, or St. Bonavon
turo's College, Alleghony; John,
Annn, Helen, Elizabeth and Frances,
at home; also by ono brother, John
Fannon, ot Gntun, Canal Zone, Pan
ama. The runoral will tako place on
Thursday nt St. John's Romnn Cath
olic church at 10 o'clock. Inter
ment In the church cemetery.
M A L E John Mnlo, Sr., died at
his homo at Cherry nidge on Satur
day evening, ot paralysis, aged 92
yoars. Mr. Malo was a retired Tann
er nnd dairyman, having ror almost
a half century been Identified with
the' agricultural Interests of Wayno
county. Mr. Mnlo was born In Corn
wall, England, January 8, 1818. Ho
romnlned in his homo town until
ho wns marriod In 1841 to Elizabeth
II. Medland. In 1850 Mr. Malo emi
grated to Amorlcn, landing at Que
bec, Canada, after a voyago of six
wcoks and four days. After spend
ing tho first winter in St. Thomas,
Ontario, ho came to Honesdalo,
where ho worked at gonornl labor
for eighteen months and thou rented
from B. F. Klmblo a farm In Toxns
township, which ho successfully
operated for thrco years. Ho then
removed to his present farm which
ho purchased In 1852, .paying $24
por aero for same. At that tlmo It
was almost nn unbroken wilderness,
but his untiring labors transformed
It into ono of tho most highly cul
tivated tracts In Cherry Ridge town
ship. In politics, Mr. Mnle has al
ways been a Republican but nover
nsplred to nn office. Ho was a mem
ber of the Episcopal church of Eng
land. Mr. Male's parents, Jbhn and
Lucy Bant Mnle, also lived to ripe
old ages, the father died when he
wns 85 years of ago while Mrs. Male
passed away at the ago of 87. Tho
maternal great-grandfather, John
Bant, Sr., died nt the ago of 84, while
the subject's grandfather, John '
Bnnt, Jr., lived to the extreme old!
ago ot 90 years. Mr. Male Is stir-1
vlvcd by thrco children, nnmely, j
John, Jr., nt home; Isaac, of Haw-'
ley, and Mrs. J. B. Sllter, of Eltnlra,
N. Y.; also by ono brother, Isaar ,
who Is blind and Is now 87 years
old. Ho lives In Englnnd. Tho fun
cral will be held rrom his Into home
on Tuesday artcrnoon, Rev. W. H.
Hlllcr, pastor or the Honesdalo
Methodist church, officiating. Inter
ment will be mnde in Glen Dyberry
cemetery. Herald.
When the trolley began to Invade
the rural districts, many farmers
resented their intrusion on tho
ground that they took short cuts
through their farms, frightened
their cattle and were a nuisance on
general principles.
The country merchants rose up
In arms against this chariot of
modern civilization and declared
that it was carrying destruction to
their business because it afforded
country people better facilities for
trading In the largo cities where
they spent their money.
But after tho trolley had forced
its way into the rural districts
This Bank was Organized In December, 1836, and Nationalized
In December, 1864.
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 thnt Its Snrplus Fund more than
equals Its capital stock.
What Class 9 ,
are YOU in
The world has always been divided into two clasEes those who have
saved, those who have spent the thrifty and the extravagant.
It is the savei who have built the houses, the mills, the bridges, the
railroads, the shi,o and all the other great works which stand for man's
advancement and happiness. ,
The spenders are slaves to the savers. It ia 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
against nil opposition of this kind
U quickly won tho support of tho
very peoplo who had opposed it In
the start. Farmers found thnt tho
advantage of being able to go to tho
city by a dozen trains a day instead
of one and of having their purchases
delivered almost at their doors tho
same day, more than offset the dis
advantage ot cut-up farms and
nervous cows.
The country merchnnt discovered
thnt atter n short time his trndo
Increased Instead of railing ofT.
Tho trolley brought tho country so
near to tho cities that thousands of
city people either bought or rented
country places and transferred their
trado from the city to the country
stores. This was clear gain because,
while their old customers perhaps
i-pent more money in tho city stores
than before, their deslro of trading
grow upon them, and with Increas
ing prosperity nnd business activity
their patronage was larger and
more profitable than over.
Tills may not be true or all lines
or business, but It applies as a
general rulo and the man who lost
trade lost it more through his lack
or enterprise than through the fault
of the trolley.
The trolley has not only greatly
enhanced tho value of farm lands
but of country town property as
well. It Is nn easy matter for a
city man to live on a farm or In a
country town from 30 to GO miles
from his business because the trol
ley affords him swift, cheap and re
liable transportation.
Like the sowing-mnchine, the
reaper, tho printing, express trains
and every other modern Improve
ment In civilization, tho trolley has
proved a blessing by expanding the
country's growth and adding to the
comfort and convenience of the
people. Farm World.
PEOPLE who take the auto to
KATZ BROS. Store receive j
the money for the return trip by
purchasing $5 worth of mer-
Our Prices are Always Lowest, i
Not only on sroods advertised, but tlironcli- .
out all erodes In every department. 4-
Greatest Sale of Tailor-Made
Milts ever held in Honesnaie.
150 samples of one of the most noted makers.
Iik'IikIIiil' all tho latest models at uioiiey-sav-iiiK
Suits formerly sold nt $20.
Sale Price $14.73
Suits formerly sold nt $22.30
Sale Pries $18.30
Sultsformerlysold nt $27.50, $30.00
Snle Price, $22.50
You All Ready silWiffiWflfS
the filoves. Kelts und Neckwear which you
for the warm weather?