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HIE CITIZEN, Kill DAY, MAY 0, 1010.
1 CENT A WORD COLUMN
AUCTION SAIjE I will Bell nt my
residence on East street on Saturday,
May 14th, nt 1 o'clock p. in. the fol
lowing household furniture: Three
bedroom suits, chiffonier with look
ing glass with each suit, cot bed com
plete, dining room chairs and exten
sion table, sewing tnble, Invalid's
table, dresser, desk, book case, three
stands, carpets, looking glasses,
clock, sowing machine, wnsh tubs,
wringer, dishes, kitchen utensils,
lawn mower, bed springs, mattresses,
and other things too numerous to
mention. UenJ. Gnrdner. Credit
given to good parties. A. O. Blake,
Mil. MAX Olt liADY: Will you
exchange that road horse for a
piano? See Mclntyre. 2t.
HOW will you trade sewing ma
chines? You can trnde with Mc
PIANO TUNING I will bo In
Honesdale, May 9th to 13th. Or
ders by postal card, care Hotel
Wayne, promptly attended to.
Sam. S. Wint. 34t4
TOK SAliK House containing ten
rooms and bath, 30C Fourteenth
street, Honesdale. Dwelling in ox -
cellent condition. All modern im-,
provements. FRANK STElX.MANtfj
FOU Flagging, Curbing, and Steps ,
cnll on Miller. 174 Delaware St.
TWELVE muslin trespass notices
for ?1.00; six for seventy-five cents.
Name of owner, township and law
regarding trespassing printed there
on. CITIZEN olllce.
FOU SALE A walnut upholster
ed, parlor set of furniture consist
ing of sofa and two large cnairs. In
quire Citizen Office. tf
AIAj KINDS of legal blanks, notes,
leases, deeds, warrants, bonds, sum
monses, constable bonds, etc. Citizen
WANTED A woman for general
house work. Apply to Dr. E. ,V.
Gavitte, White Mills. 33t3
Judge Alonzo T. Searle is pre
siding at the Luzerne county courts
Mayor Von Bergen of Scranton,
has put his foot down on Sunday
professional base ball playing in
H. C. Jackson was in town on
Tuesdny and informed us he would
file his certificate as a candidate for
Representative on the Republican
ticket. s ' -i '
Howard Fitch has moved his
family to Carbondale. This removal
was caused by the change of the D.
& H. schedule. Howard has secured
a position with the company at Car
bondale. Farmer Ames, now Mayor of
Hawley Borough, was In town driv
ing a fine team of horses. He wants
everybody to remember he is a can
didate for Representative on the Re
The annual meeting of the
Honesdale Improvement Association
will be held in the town hall on Mon
day afternoon, May 9th, at 3 p. m.
All interested in the betterment of
Honesdalo's appearance, nre urged
Rector Ware's son, who Is tak
ing a course In Mining, Mechanical
and Electricnl Engineering, has
erected a wireless telegraph station
at his home and has succeeded In In
tercepting some messages sent from
somo of the Atlantic coast towns.
Thomns Y. Boyd has tendered
his resignation as Superintendent of
the Consolidated Telophone Co., to
take place as soon as his successor Is
selected. Mr. Boyd will give his
solo attention to settling up the es
tate of his mother, of which he .a
In the New York Dramatic Mir
ror of April ICth, Howard Herrlck
gives a list of the hundred best
plays presented on tho English nnd
American stage. Tho second play
on this list is "She Stoops to Oon
er" by Oliver Goldsmith. That
noople of Honosdalc are going to
ono of tho best plays of the ago
aured when "She Stoops to Con
n" will bo presented at tho Lyric
Kitro on tho evonlng of May 24th.
-Ab all those who Intend running
' tho nomination for Roprosonta
Mve must have their certificates filed
by May 7th, wo are safo In saying
that tho following will bo candidates:
Republican, William C. Ames, Haw
ley; Al Bishop, Hawley; Fred Rlech
enbacker of Honesdale, and H. C.
Jackson of Damascus; while Leopold
Feurth of Honesdale, Martin Gnl
vln of Honesdale, and E. W. Bodle
of Prompton, will bo on tho Demo
Wallace Lord, o,f Lordville, was
found dead In tho creok nt Equlnunk
last Thursday by two hoys who wore
fishing. Ho was 02 years of age. It
Js presumed that ho lost Ills bearing,
got on tho wrong road, and fell off
an embankment Into the stream and
was drowned. An inquest wns hold
by Justice of tho Peace Kordman
end tho Jury brought In a verdict of
accidental drowning. He is survived
by a wife, four sons and four daugh
ters. Ho was burled last Sunday
from his homo at Lordville.
Itcv. Dr. Cqonen will preach at 1
White Mills on Sunday morning at .
Goshen races will be held at tho 1
driving park On August 16th to 1 Dili.,
Dig purses nro to bo given. j,
Tho Ward homestead at Bethany !
has been rented toi a family named
Woods from New York City.
Hornbeck's excelsior factory at
Equlnunk will soon be In full blnst
after being shut down for somo
Misses Mario McDcrmott and
Isabel Itcllly have both closed their
schools this week for the summer
Thomns Reese has sold his gro
cery store stock, etc., to William It.
Knoll, who wns formerly a clerk In
the Heady Pay store.
Wo note that N. E. Hnuse has
been continued ns chief clerk to
Auditor General Slsson. Mr. Hause
is a ery efficient employee. I
They hnvo another boy at the i
homo of Mr. and Mrs. L. S. New-
comb, nt Calkins. Cnnio too late
to bo counted In the census. !
Tho full board of commls-j
sloners, consisting of Commission-;
ors Hornbeck, .Vaudeville, and Mad- j
den, are In session this week.
J. O. Terrel, one of Honesdalo's ;
oldest merchants, will be succeeded '
by Fred U. Peters of Scranton, who 1
will continue the business nt the old
Walter Heck Is taking tho place
temporarily of Francis Murtha on tho
V,!Ib Fargo Express delivery wagon.
Mr. Murthn Is confined to his home
with the grippe.
Tho round house suffered from
the wind storm on Tuesday after
noon. A portion of the roofing was
blown off, exposing a space of 12x15
feet to the mercy of tho rain.
There was an upset at the Union
depot on tho arrival of -the Erie af
ternoon train on Thursday, of the
Wells Fargo Express Co.'s wagon. It
wns top heavy, and it capsized.
When you hear of an Employer
of Labor advising other employers
to be liberal and fair to their employ
ees, you are safe In telling that fel
low to practice what he preaches.
Marriage licenses were granted
to Edward Gearheart, of Angles, and
Bertha M. Bender, of Gouldsboro;
hlso to William E. Selfarth of Brook
lyn, N. Y., and Grace E. Miller, of
The Transportaion company are
doing a big business, and could do
more but the stage is loaded nearly
every trip to its utmost capacity.
The receipts on Sunday were slight-,
ly in excess of ?33.
Rev. Henry Baker and R. D.
Mlnch will begin special meetings in
Tyler Hill on Monday night, May
9th, at 8 o'clock. Chapman-Alexander
music, together with the new
book, "Familiar Hymns," will be
used. - Everybody invited?' "
John H. Converse, of Philadel
phia, died on Tuesday at his homo
near Philadelphia of heart disease.
Mr. Converse was President of the
Baldwin Locomotive Works, a noted
Presbyterian Layman, and one of the
foremost men of this country.
The Honesdale District Sunday
School convention was held at Way
mart on Wednesday In the Metho
dist Episcopal church. There were a
number of delegates present from tho
different schools In the district. Rev.
J. B. Cody presided. W. B. Hull
was the secretary. Wo expect to give
i full report in our next issue.
Tho wind storm that struck
Honesdale on Tuesday afternoon did
considerable damage. The silk mill
of Dexter Lambert & Co. at East
Honesdale, received tho full force of
the blow and about 50x100 'feet of
Us roof on the west side was torn
off, tho noise of which caused some
little consternation among the em
ployees. Ed. Mott, the well known
journalist, Is resting up In Hones
dale for a few days, and made us a
call on Wednesday. Mr. Mott, whom
wo have known by reputation for
many years through reading his In
teresting articles in tho New York
Sun and other metropolitan papers
and magazines, is a very entertaln
iug conversationalist and might bo
called the "Mark Twain ' of this
Services on next Lord's day at
the First Baptist church at 10:30 a.
in. and 6:30 p. m. Sermon by tho
pastor at tho morning service, sub
ject. "Help From tho Hills." At tho
evening, service Mrs. W. N. Multor
will speak In tho Interest of tho Antl
Saloou League. Bible school session
at 11:45 a. m. Young People's meet
ing at G:30 p. m., subject, "Tho
Christian Gracoe," 1 Peter 4:7-11;
Once more the doors of tho
Lyric will bo thrown opon to a legi
timate attraction. Tho Plckort Stock
Company will dpon a week's engage
ment on Monday evening by present
ing "Hollo Bill," tho groat comedy
success. On each evening during tho
weolc a different play will bo offered
and specialties will tako place be
tween tho acts of tho four PIckerts,
Hnrry Moseloy and Bort Edwards. A
ton-pleco band Is nlso carried by tho
Ed. Avery, who la now located
on tho Bethol farm in Berlin town
ship, has lately put out over 3,000
fruit trees. This, with tho orchards
now undor' cultivation and tho pro
posed additions, will mako this ono
of tho biggest and best orchards in
this section of the country. Mr.
Avery has glvop years of study and
attention to this branch of farming
and wo predict results along this
lino for Mr. Avery which will bo very
Rev. Mr. Tnpperd, of New York
City, will preach morning nnd even
ing nt the German Lutheran church.
L. S. Nowcomb, of Calkins,
made us n business call on Thursday.
He was all smiles on nccount of tho
Hov. Geo. S. Wendell will con
duct services nnd prench nt tho Ber
lin Baptist church on Sunday next nt
Frank Von Vnltelr Is to take
up his old position ns Superintend
ent of tho Nntlonal Elevator Works
at this place.
Grace Episcopal church, Sunday,
May 8th: Services at 11:30 a. m. nnd
7:30 p. m. Sunday school and Bible
classes at 12 M.
Francis Murthn, the obliging driv
er of Wells Fargo Express, has been
confined to his homo the past few
days with the grippe.
A census ninn In California
found a couple who hao been mar
ried 90 years and they have ono son
living who Is 85 yenrs.
Workingmen nre excavating on
tho slto of tho proposed new armory
In order to ascertain the necessary
depth for tho foundations.
Rev. A. L. Whlttnker will hold n
communion service In the Presbyter
Inn church at Wnyniart, Sunday.
.May 8, at p. m., and will preach n
John T. Fuller, mining engineer
nnd manager In charge of the dia
mond in I nor. In Arkansas, Is spend
ing a fow dnyi here with his wife
nnd family at 'the; r residence on West
cFred A. Abbey, of Hamlin, was
In town Thursday and made us a
short visit. He reports that every
body is reconciled to the cnrtnillng
of the name of the town, ns It Is just
2,000 pounds lighter.
John W. Watson, of Salem town
ship, was injured In a runnway acci
dent near Salem Corners, on Thurs
day. He was foilnd unconscious on
tho ground near his wagon. Further
particulars have not come to hand
as wo go to press.
On Wednesday morning the Bor
den Condensed Milk Co. purchased
four acres of land of Richard Freethy
and Mrs. Louisa Kimble, situated at
East Honesdale, near the present
plant of the company. It is rumored
that the company intends building
on the newly purchased land.
After twelve years, the ill-fated
battleship Maine is to be removed
from Havana harbor and the bodies,
which went down will be interred in
the national cemetery at Arlington.
The bill providing for such removal
and burial, which has passed the
House, was passed by the Senate.
On Tuesday evening Miss Flor
ence Clark entertained a number of
her friends at her homo on Cliff
street. Refreshments were served
iand:.a most enjoyable time was' liad
by nil present. Those present were:
Misses Florence and Helen Clark,
Marie LIghthlscr, Harriet Hambly,
and Messrs. Lloyd Schuller. DeRoy
Krletner, Raymond Dibble and Clar
The annual meeting of tho
Wayne County Pennsylvania Society
is to be held on Tuesday, May 10th,
nt the Manhattan Hotel, New York,
for the purpose of electing officers
and directors and a nominating com
mittee for the ensuing year. The fol
lowing nominations will be voted on:
President, George R. Valentine; first
vice president, Mr. D. Minor Lake;
second vice president. Win. A. Lobb;
third vice president, Luke Levy;
secretary, Chas. S. Penwarden;
treasurer, Isaac W. Seemnn; histor
ian, Edwin R. KUroe; sergeant at
arms, Clarence I. Knnpp.
Paddy Gillespie, ono of the fam
ous outfielders of tho Now York base
ball club in tho '80s, died on Wed
nesday at Carbondnle at the ago of
55. Gillespie was the Idol of the
New York balllst In his day. It was
his home run that brought tho pen
nnnt to New York City in tho same
game and In tho eight inning, a ball
was batted that ordinarily would
hnvo been n home run, and In this
case would have brought victory to
the opposing team, but Paddy, run
ning over 100 feet, then turning and
while running backward about ten
feet, jumped into tho air and with
outstretched hand caught tho ball
and saved tho New York team from
n shut out.
Miss Maine Lynott was a Carbon-
dalo visitor tho first of the weok.
Attorney W. II. Leo Is nt Hnr-
rlsburg attondlng the United States
Roswell McMullen, of Scranton,
wns n visitor in Honosdnlo on Wed
nesday. Leo Cnmpboll, of Scranton, spent
Tuesday with his parents nt East
Miss May Witt, of River streot, is
spending tho week with her pnrents
Miss Mary HIgglns will closo hor
school at Bunnelltown next week for
tho summer vacation.
Mr. Woodward, nn attomoy of
Now York, is spending a few days
with Maplo City frionds.
Clarence Noblo, of Boyds Mills was
a caller In town and was n wolcomo
visitor at tho Citizen office.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lord and
daughter Ruth, attended tho funeral
of a relative In Elmlra on Thursday,
.Mrs. James Dunnlgaa and Mrs.
Edward Armbustor are spending tho
weok In Now York and Far Itocka
Edward Korb, of the Philadelphia
Collcgo of Pharmacy, is spending a
two weeks' vacation nt his homo
Miss Ruth Fuller, daughter ot
Judge Fuller of Wllkcs-Barrc, Is visit
ing Mr, nnu .Mrs. Andrew ruompson
on Pnrk street.
Herman Hnrmcs of Hawley, spent
Tuesday in Honcsdnlo on business.
Reuben Brown, of the Grnnd Union
Tea Co., has been confined to his
home with neuralgia.
Mrs. John A. Galo and daughter
Blakslee, will leave on Frldny morn
ing for Blnghnmton, after being en
tertained by Mrs. L. J. Dorfilngor nnd
Miss Louise Hardenborgh.
L. A. Burnett, of Pittsburg, John
Hancock, of Now York, and C. R.
Weiss of Bloomsburg, were In town
on business and while horo were
guests of Mayor Kuhbach. They left
for New York Thursday on tho Erie.
W E L S II Wllllnni Welsh, living
on Green street, died on Thursday
morning, May 5th, at about 4:30, af
ter n long illness, lie Is survived by
a wife and several children.
MCMULLEN Mrs. Charles
McMulIon, a well known and highly
respected resident of Carbondale,
passed away at 8:4 5 o'clock Wednes
day evening at her home, No. 89
Cannan street, that city, following a
four months' illness of tuberculosis.
Although her death had been ex
pected hourly for the past several
days her demise was a sovere blow to
the family; and to her legion of
friends in Honesdale the announce
ment will cause profound sorrow.
Deceased was born In Honesdnle
thirty-nine years ago and for the past
eighteen years she had been an es
teemed and respected resident of
Carbondale. Sho was a woman who
possessed many excellent traits of
character and her nffablo disposition
won for her the regnrd and affection
of her friends and acquaintances.
Her maiden name was Anna Brechtel
and she was a member of the German
Lutheran church of Honesdnle. She
Is survived by her husband and sev
en children, four daughters. Clara,
Jessie, Ada, Anna; three sons, Bert,
Harry and William; also her moth
er, Mrs. Charles Brechtel, of Carbon
dale, and three brothers, Frank and
Walter, of Carbondale, and Fred, of
Cochecton, N. Y. The remains will
be taken to Prompton Friday morn
ing for burial.
DEATH OK A GRAND OLD MAN,
AND WAR VETERAN.
William Henry Prosser, of Da
mascus, died on Tuesday, April 20th,
at his home, ofheart failure, at the
age of 71 years. He was one of nat
ure's noblemen, a man of most ex
emplary habits; a Christian In the
truest sense of-the word; loved and
respected by .all who knew him. His
motto in life was the Golden Rule,
which he practiced so that his word
was as good as his bond. He was a
soldier during the Civil war, enlist
ing in September, 1861, when twenty-two
years of age, served three
years In Company H, 50th N. Y.
Volunteers; re-enlisted In February,
1864, and served with his company
until Oct. 17, 18G5, the war having
expired. He received an honorable
discharge. He never drank intoxi
cants nor used tobacco in any form,
and put in a long life of usefulness
on his farm at Damascus. He was
a firm believer nnd staunch supporter
of the principles of Republicanism.
He is survived by three nieces, Mrs.
Nearing, Mrs. William Tyler, and
Miss Hudson. Funeral was held on
Thursday, tho Rev. Mr. Bell offi
ciating. Interment wns made In Hill
side cemetery, Damascus.
HOW'S THIS? -
Wo offer Ono Hundred Dollars
Reward for any case of Catarrh that
cannot bo cured by Hall's Catarrh
F. J. CHENEY & CO.,
We, the undersigned, hnvo known
F. J. Cheney for tho last 15 years,
and believe him perfectly honorable
In all business transactions and fi
nancially able to carry out any ob
ligations made by his firm.
Waldlng, Klnnan & Marvin,
Wholesale Druggists, Toledo, O.
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken ln
tornally, acting directly upon tho
blood and mucous surfaces of tho
system. Testimonials sent free.
Price 75 cents per bottle. Sold by
Take Hall's Family Pills for con
A Clash With Caged Pythons.
Carl Hngetibeck thus described an
adventure with cuged pythons: "My
son Helnrlch had no sooner opened tho
floor of thu cage than tho four reptiles,
ns though by prearranged plan, Hew nt
hi m with wide open Jaws. Ono of
them very nearly succeeded In colling
Itself round him, but he defended him
self vigorously, and I and a keeper
run to his nld, but It was some niln
utes before wo succeeded lu freeing
him. Then tho largest of tho four
fixed himself firmly with his tall on a
rafter at the top of tho cago nud uiudo
savage bites at us. When we hnd
thrown a sack over his head we had to
Becuro further assistance to unloosen
his tall. No sooner had wo with great
effort got it loose than tho mounter
twisted Itself around Helurlch's right
leg nud begun to twluo itself higher
up his body. It was a Ufa nud death
Btrugglo that then ensued, but by ex
ertlng all our might wo at last suc
ceeded in tearing away tho reptllo utid
forcing lt'iuto a suck."
IMPORTANT NOTICE TO
,Prof, Odny desires to suggest to
all those who usually attend his
summer school for teachers, that
they "now enter the High, bcIiooI nnd
take the rovlovv work there. Tho reg
ular High school work Includes clas
ses In the common branches which
nro required for teachers' examina
tions, with tho exception of the read
ing work. The regular work of the
school gives n teacher a much better
preparation than would the four
weeks summer time. Tho pupil
teacher Is brought In closor relation
with tho different teachers In the
High school, as well as those In tho
proper grnnuner grades, hence receiv
es a broader knowledge. If you were
planning to nttend the summer
school, we will be pleased to enroll
you In the regular high school work.
Do not neglect, this opportunity to
prepare tor your examinations
The summer school for teachers,
which has usually been conducted by
Prof. Odny and Mrs. Dlx, will not
be held this suiumor, as Prof. Oday
and his wife anticipate taking n
western trip, and Mrs. Dlx desires to
visit hor dnughter in Spokane. Thoy
feel that they need the entire vaca
tion for the purpose.
Prof. Oday has received notice that
the Honesdnle High school has been
placed on the accredited list of the
University of Michigan; this means
thnt students who hnvo completed
the required work In our local school
can enter the University of Michigan
without any examinations, it Is ex
pected that two of the Alumni, viz.
Reuben Brown and Austin Lyons will
enter' the, I.nw Department of the
University of Michigan next fall.
A Hindoo Superstition. ;
When visits are exchanged by the i
friends of the Hindoo brldo nnd groom
o complete arrangements for the wed- I
ding groat attention Is paid to omens, i
which are considered especially potent
then. For Instance. If the groom's I
messengers should meet a cat. a fox
or a serpent they turn back and seek I
a more propitious time for the errand. I
After the bride's father has received
the offer he must delay replying uutll !
one of the ubiquitous lizards lu his !
house has chirped. I
Never Cut Your Hand
E-Z Seal Jar
for the edge at top is smooth not jag
ged and rough as common jars often are.
Atlas K.-L seat jars are mactuno made
that means well made no thin spots
nor weak places. Ask your dealer to
show you the "Atlas E-Z Seal" note
its wide mouth for large fruit its instant
and perfect sealing device. Here is
one illustrated; below, idled with big
peaches you can have just such
handsome jars yourself if you use
the "Atlas t-z seal."
Wheeling, IV. Va.
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Now is your
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Rich 1 Cut
I 0wing;ito the fact? that; we areabout to
move our business to Towanda, Pa.fwe will
i offer for sale on I" ' : f- f $
a Barge quantity of cut glass &
of aBI grades a greatly re-
I ducecS prices.
ii This will be an onnortunitv that mav not 8
occu' again. Call at
between the hours of
1'ltOK. IIEHIIEIN HONORED.
On Snturllay night' Kingston Coun
cil, No. 3GC, of tho United Commer
cial Travellers, Installed their new
officers. After the Installation
speeches woro made by several of tho
brethern. Prof. A. S. Rchbeln, of
Honcsdnlo, the magician, wns Intro
duced nnd gave an exhibition ot
skill In doing seemingly Impossible
things, that those present began to
believe that the physical senses nro
not reliable and cannot be depended
upon. The Professor had the crowd
so completely ninnzed and hypnotized
thnt they had hard work to get back
into n normal condition and tell him
thnt as It was through his efforts
that Kingston Council had been In
stituted, nnd that as an appreciation
of his mnny kindnesses, they had a
handsome counselor's pin which Past
Senior Counselor Harrison, In a very
nice nnd approprlnte speech, pre
sented to him. St. James' orchestra
furnished the music In n very ac
ceptable manner, while tho refresh
ments were being served nnd during
"I got a box of Mi-o-na tablets for
a distress in my stomncn, and the
first dose relieved me, and after I
took the fourth I have not felt any
more of it. I think It Is a wonderful
medicine." Hiram" Shultz, Watseka,
111.. July 27. 1909.
If your stomach Is out of order
or distressed, no matter from what
cause, Mi-o-na stomach tablets will
give Instant relief, and If taken reg
ularly, will rure( Indigestion, acute
or chronic, or money back.
Every sufferer from stomach
trouble, gas, belching, sour stomach,
nervousness, dizziness, and bilious
ness, should get a fifty cent box of
Ml-o-nn stomach tablets to-day and
start a treatment.
In three days' time the stomach
and bowels will be thoroughly purl
fled, nnd sour stomach and distress
Continue the treatment for two
weeks and tho stomach will become
so strong that It will bo ablo to digest
the heartiest meal without distress.
Sold by druggists everywhere and by
G. W. Pell.
Booth's Pills best for constipation,
time to purchase
the plant next Monday
9 A. M. and 4 P. M.
nif u9 rev