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Wayne County Organ
5 of the
REPUBLICAN PARTY 1
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PASTOR FOB HI.
Episcopal Rector Resigns to
CHURCH PEOPLE ARE SHOCKED
Rev. Dr. Watson Calls Opponents Blas
phemers Dryness an "Orgy of Hy
pocrisy and Lawbreaklng" Will
Be a Devotee of "Wet" Crusade.
i have it signed by a majority of tho
Rlvcrhead, N. Y., May 17.-Through- people who own property fronting
ut Long Island and perhaps elsewhere 011 te Vark berro urging the town
thurch people arc today deeply shock- council's action The property own
.... .. , " . . ers facing Central Park purchased
ed by the sensational re iremei.t from ther o ma, becnuso of ,tg
flie pulpit of lNv. Dr. llllam A. as- locatlon t0 the IJark anU to destroy
son, which came like tho bursting of a the Park WOuld to some extent de-
bonibshcll, although the preacher's I stroy tho value of their property. In
leaning toward the "wets" was so well New York City a pijblic ploy ground
known ns to be described as "notorl- means at least 50 per cent, deprecln-
ous." ' tion in values of property adjoining
In a long letter that denounces prohi- , 0r in close proximity. We all love
bltloulsts us blasphemers of tho Sav
iour and dubs the workings of their
doctrine "an orgy of hypocrisy and
lawbrenkinp," Dr. Wasson handed In
to Bishop Burgess of Long Island his i
resignation as rector of Grace Protes- I
tant Episcopal church. The preacher's '
avowed reason for quitting the parish j
in which he has labored for eight j
years Is to work In the cause of antl
prohibltlon, and that will be his single
pursuit. In collaboration with his
brother, the Itev. Dr. Edward A. Was
son of St. Stephen's church, Newark,
the Illverhead clergyman intends writ
ing a book on the true meaning of tem
perance. His resignation takes effect
To fight to tho dentil with that "su
preme immorality that confronts the
Christian church In this country under
the guise of that noble word temper
ance." will be Dr. Wnsson's entire oc
cupation henceforth, he says. Only
lirnrwriar nnd norfl.lv. Hip nroneher nr- I
gues, can result from the crusade '
against drink waged by the prohlbl-1
tlonlsts. It denies and destroys, he in
slsts, the liberty granted to mankind
by Jesus Christ. The Universal church
In all Its branches, lie adds, formally
places the wine oup In the hands of a
communicant and bids him drink that
S'S trr'1' ,u,,ds ,s ,1,e b,WK1
Tr bSK strengthened and r.
freshed by the bread and whu, " Dr.
Inu. ..iuuut. ... ,.... . ,
tailed denunciation of the prphibltlon
Dr. Wnsson Is .1 brother of the Itev.
James 11. Wasson, formerly assistant
pastor of St. Thomas' Kpiscopal church
in Manhattan. Before coming here he
was pastor of Grace Kpiscopal church
In Brooklyn. Foiir years ago he began
Ills anti-prohibition struggles In nn
open letter to a local newspaper, In
which he vehemently advocated license
in the liquor traiiie.
Although the clergyman was criti
cised by ills congregation, the town of
Klverlicad responded to ills sally by
going "wet" In the elections. Subse
quently he carried his fight Into every
town in Suffolk county, and ns a result
practically the whole county voted nntl
prohlbltlon. TIRED OF MARRIED LIFE.
Boy of Eighteen Wants Marriage An-
n,,tt,J Aft.. U.t'c F?vnrinca. !
Syracuse, N. Y., May 17. "I am tired ! dor consideration for Telepost ex
of married life and want the marriage ! tension are: Philadelphia, Pittsburg,
annulled." said eighteen-year-old Leo Easton, Scranton, Reading, Erie,
Mchride Sncll, a high school student, j Chester, Wilkes-Harre, Harrisburg,
after one week of married life. I Allentown, Pottstown, ,York, Wll-
Young Snell was brought home Sat-1 Uamsport, Lancaster, Johnstown,
nrday with his youthful bride, Ituth Allegheny, Now Castle, Meadvllle,
Irene Van Ilrocklln, by his father, Pro- j Akoona, Ilonesdale.
fessor L. .1. Snell, from the Grand J Patrick IJ. Dolany, the Inventor
Union hotel In New York. They were 1 0f the Telepost system which is now
married a week ago Saturday nt Niag
ara Falls, Out. Mrs. Vnn Urocklln
said her daughter could live with her,
but that her son-in-law would havo to
get busy right nway. Enraged after
an argument with his father In New
York, the groom tore up his marriage
Young Mrs. Knpll nppeared happy at
the prospect of married life.
increasing cloudiness today; show
ers tomorrow; light to moderate winds.
FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL.
Closing Stock Quotations.
Money on call today was 3H per cent;
time money and mercantile paper un
chansed in ratos. Closing stock quota
tions on the New York exchange May 14
Amal. Copper... 71 V4
II. & O Ill
Ilrooklyn It. T, . 80V4
dies. & Ohio... SC
d. & u rmi
Gen. Electric... Ui
Norf. & West... 10:
Penn. R. R...,. .131)4
Hock Island 44
St. Paul 138H
Southern Hy.... 27
South. II y. pf... 63H
III. Central 1
Int.-Met MH Texas Paclflo... 8:V4
Louis. & Nash.. 147 Union ruclllo...lR3
Manhattan , 130 U. 8. Steel 83 H
Missouri Pac... 03 U. S. Steel pf.118U
N, Y. Central... 12m West. Union CSV
PUBLIC IMjAY GROUND, i
We have several letters requesting
nn expression ns to the advisability j
of a public plny-ground for school
children. Wo do not know, nor have
we heard of any of the five or six
hundred children of Honcsdnlo, who
are Buffering for more play room,
nor have we heard of any desire of
any playablo child wanting n public
playground. There are so many back
, yards and vacant lots, In this bor
j ough, that the children seem to get
I all the piny they need or want. As
to destroying Central Park and mnk
; lng It an eye sore, (such as all play
I grounds are), instead of a place of
I beauty, we would suggest that the
j gentlemen who nre anxious to make
I this change, get up a petition and
children, and the taxpayers have
shown their love for them by expend
ing between eighty-five and one hun
dred thousand dollars In school
buildings, grounds, etc., and when
you take into consideration that we
number about 3000 people, that is
XEW AUTOMATIC TELEGRAPH
New York, May 12. In pursuance
of Its plan to Interlace the whole
country at an early date with its
web of automatic telegraph wires,
announcement was made in New
York to-day that the Telepost Com
pany hns under advisement the ex
pansion of its system to all parts
Connection Is to be estabnsned by
way of New York, Washington, D.
C, and Pittsburg, to which points
I Yte cuetnm ia nnw linlnrr nvrnnrloil
I A A a J nielli J tion uv.i"Q vnvi-iiuvui
William H. McCollUin, former Sup-
erlntendent of Construction of the
pst,al Company, who is in charge
of the extensions of the automatic
t mrfnm lino lirtn lnnllntr r' f T lift
ground for some time, and reports
conditions unusually favorable for
,uuu uu " .. .L
n,e- th,e las,1 18 monft,,,s tno
-d in Middle West.
t the 0 "brinSt
. achieveraent in the evolution of
telegraphy since Horse's time, rep-
resenting the conquest of n
basic principle In telegraphy that
presages for that industry a world
wide revolution with its 2000 words
a minute service and rntes of one
cent, half-cent and quarter of a j
cent a word, regardless of time or
Dy the Telepost system n message
Is transmitted with equal facility '
over either n telegraph or telephone
wire. Its rates are the lowest and 1
its service the most rapid in the 1
woVld. , I
Civic organizations and boards of,
trade throughout the state, have
been in touch with the olllcials of .
the Telepost for several months and
have assured tho company of their
readiness to co-operato with it In 1
anyway It can suggest as most like
ly to facilitate tho extension of Its
lines to Pennsylvania. '
A tunnir tlin ft 1 1 ft a nnd tnivna I in'
used between Boston and Portland
and between Chicago, St. Louis, In
dianapolis, Terre Haute, and other
cities In Massachusetts, New Hamp
shire, Maine, Indiana, Illinois, and
Missouri, is nn old associate of
Thomas A. Edison. Tho discovery
of the new scientific principle which
made Its Invention possiblo, is tho
j realization of an ambition Dolany
and Edison had as lar uacK as ion,
whon ho and the wizard experi
mented on Improvements to the
Morso methods of hand transmis
sion over a speclnl wire constructed
between Washington and New York
with tho Idea of evolving n system
of rapid telegraphy to displace tho
malls for long distance communica
Of tho 11,500,000 expended overy
year for telegraph service by the
Associated Press It Is figured out
that approximately ?700,000 will
bo saved by tho use of tho automa
tic sorvlco, when It completes Its con'
tlnent wldo expansion.
MUCH NICAHKIt CO Ml HOT.
Teacher Jlmmle, correct this sen-
tenco: "Our teacher am In sight."
Jlmmle "Our teacher am a
HONBSDALB, WAYNE CO., PA.,
f HENRY B. QUINBY.
i New Hampshire Governor 5 ',
( Finds Unrest In West.
New York, May 17. Governor Henry
B. Quinby of New Hampshire, who
has Just been making a tour of the
middle west, says that lie found so
many New Hampshire and Maine folks
settled out there t hat he could hardlj
realize he was out of New England.
The governor also made a political dis
covery. "I found the same feeling of unrest
nil through the southwest and middle
west that pervades the east," he said.
"It Is hard Just to define it, but I
should say the people in that section
are not satisfied with the tariff."
RESUME HEIKE TRIAL.
Hearing Fraud Case of Aged Officer of
American Sugar Refining Co.
New York, May 17. With the open
ing of the United Stntes circuit court
today the trial of Charles It. Heike,
who has been secretary of the Amer
ican Sugar Itellnlng company for many
years and was a confidential employee
of the into II. O. Ilavemeyer, was re
sumed, lie is being tried for con
spiracy to cheat the government out
of duties by false weighing of sugar.
Mr. Helke, bent by age and gray
haired, Is the highest ollicer of the
CIIAltLES It. IIUIKE.
company Indicted by the government
in connection with these frauds, the In
dictment charging in his case that he
received and Indorsed the checks of
the government for the refund which
the custom house made 011 tho false
weights turned In by the weighers. On
July It, 1IK17, It is charged, ho Indorsed
a check for $1701 drawn to the order
of the company by the disbursing of
ficer of the custom house, on Aug. 22
another for ?I,rJ5 and on Sept. 0 one
for $710, these amounts, Instead of be
ing proper refunds, being, In the lan
guage of the Indictment, "a portion of
the duties lawfully due on sugars Im
ported Into tho United States."
With Helke are being tried this time
live other employees of tho company,
all of whom were indicted nfter months
of Investigation done by Special Prose
cutor Henry L. Stlmson. Ilolke's co-
defendants are E. W. Gorbracht, for
merly general superintendent of tho
Havemeyers & Elder refinery In Wil
liamsburg; James F. Ueudernagcl, tho
cashier; Harry Walker, superintendent
of tho Williamsburg dock, whero tho
sugar was weighed, and Jean M. Voel
kcr and James F. Halllgan, checkers.
Frank Fenton Kills His Wife.
Washington, Mny 17. Frank Fenton,
race track follower, well knbwn to
Now York bookmakers, killed his wlfo
st her mother's home hero and then
committed suicide by firing n bullet
Into his own head. Mrs. Fenton was
tho divorced wife of Dick Taylor, a
veil known secret serrlco man.
1 aiiiL 0 1
SAW TUH COMHT BEFORE.
Mrs. Helen Slmpklns, George C.
Miller, F. n. Hlght nnd probnbly a
number of others among our older
citizens, saw Hnlley's comet nt the
time of its Inst previous visit In
1835 seventy-live years ago. It
camo in winter then, nnd Mr. Miller
recnlls tho fact that one night tho
entire atmosphere was bathed in a
red light which mndo the enow look
as if it were tinged with blood.
Nearly everyone thought the world
wa9 about to come to nn end. It is
something worthy of note that one
hns lived to see a visitor twice that
comes but once in three-quarters of
a century. There are many who re
member the fine comets of 18C1 and
1871, which were of great brilliance.
SEELYVILLE II Kill SCHOOL.
Commencement Exercises Held on
Friday livening Last.
The Soelyville Chapel wns filled to
overflowing with the parents, rela
tives nnd frionds of the pupils of the
High school, on Friday evening, May
13, 1910, it being the second annual
commencement exercises. Principal
C. W. Iloff, with his assistants, Mr.
Ira Marsh and Miss Clara A. Eck, af
ter a year of faithful labor In the
cause oT education, had prepared a
programme of exercises by their pu
pils which was very gratifying to
the patrons of this school district, as
the evidence of the benefits derived
by tho higher education which Is af-
iorucu in tneir nign school were
clearly proven by the excellent man
ner in which the graduates acquitted
Alio loth: orcnesira iur-
nished the music which added greatly
to the enjoyment of the occasion.
Principal Iloff presided and Intro
duced those who took part. The pro
gramme was as follows: "The Plant
ing of Trees," Daniel Eno; Class Solo,
Hose M. Hahn; Class History, Mattie
M. Erk; "Uses of Adversity," Helen
M. Faatz; Music, Lyric Orchestra;
"The American Flag," Rose M. Hahn;
Solo, Gladys Mantle; "The Extent of
Patriotism," Mildred C. Thompson;
Music, Lyric Orchestra; Class Prop
hecy, Raymond Thayer; Address,
Supt. J. J. Koehler; Presentation of
Diplomns, Supt. J. J. Koehler. Dr.
Waller, for some reason not known,
failed to be present, and Supt. Koeh
ler, without any previous notice, was
asked to make the address, and al
though he had expected to be enter
tained with an address by Dr. Wal
ler, he kindly consented to fill the
gap, and gave the audience one of
those simple, plain, wholesome talks
on the benefits of a High school edu-
cation that make a more lasting im
pression upon the ordinary audience
than many an address which Is care
fully prepared and elaborately ar
ranged, but which Is understood only
The class colors were blue and
gold. Tho class motto was "flow.
Not Drift." The class consisted of
Mildred C. Thompson, ilrst honor;
Rose M. Hahn, second honor; Helen
M. Faatz, third honor; Mattie M.
Erk, Gladys Mantle, Cecil Box, Dan
iel M. Eno, Raymond Thayer.
The Board of Directors which con
sists of H. A. Dunkelberg, President;
Georgo Evnns, Secretary; Walter
Stock, Treasurer, Georgo P. Grlener,
Freeman Lester, and A. W. Eno,
wore present and it must havo been
a source of gratification to them to
see the admirable results of the year's
course. There were many in the au
dience who came from neighboring
towns and communities; among tho
Honcsdalcrs, wo noticed our Presid
ing Judge, who is an enthusiast on
anything of an educational character.
It was a well-pleased audlenco that
wended their way homeward, nnd
many pleasant and well-deserved
compliments were heard of the good
work of Principal Iloff and his as
sistants. STATU MODEL ORCHARDS.
Bordeaux-Lend Arsenuto Spray to bo
Deiiionstruted in 200 Orchards.
Following tho public demonstra
tions on pruning and spraying fruit
trees for scale Insects hold in the
State's Model Orchards during March
and April, tho work will now bo tak
en up of applying an effective com
blned Insecticide and fungicide, viz.,
the Bordeaux-Load Arsenate Spray,
which prevents Injury to fruits and
foliage from codling moth, curculio
and othor chewing Insects, as well
as tho development of rot, scab, rust,
blotch, leaf blights and fungus, etc.
An expert from tho Division of
Zoology of tho Department of Agri
culture will be in charge, and will
show tho proper methods of mixing
nnd applying tho spray materials
and answer questions as well ns Iden
Tho public Is cordially invited to
attond. The dates of tho meetings
In this county aro as follows; Frl
day, May 20, orchard of W. J. War
wick, near Inglehart; Saturday, May
21, orchard of Hull Bros., noar Way-
mart; Monday, May 23rd, orchard of
Charles McKlnney, near Gravity.
King Edward's Body Moved
SIMPLE, IMPRESSIVE SERVICE.
London Sees Remains Taken From
Buckingham Palace First Partici
pation of Public In Obsequies.
Series of Solemn Pageantry.
Londou, May 17. Willi solemn cere
monies the body of the late King Ed
ward VII. wns removed today from
Buckingham palace to Westminster,
where It will remain until next Fri
day, when the funeral Is to take place.
The city was crowded today with nu
army of spectators from the provinces
and the continent.
It was the first time that the public
has participated in the obsequies.
Tlio body arrived tit Westminster.nt
noon today, where there was a brief
religious service conducted by the
archbishop of Canterbury and the
bishop of Loudon. This service wns
attended by the house of lords and
house of commons.
From the moment the procession
left Huckiiigliiini palace till tho casket
was placed on the catafalque in West
minster, Big hen, the famous bell that
booms out the passing hours from tho
;,K.; tower of the house of parliament.
to ed everv fifteen seconds
The ancient hall was not draped, nnd
the ceremonial was of magnificent sim
plicity. The cotlin rested 011 a draped
catafalque. The only sign of decora
tion was a purple cloth covering the
platform of the catafalque and the
trappings of tho bier. The king and
queen, the queen mother nnd other
royal mourners were grouped about
the catafalque during the service.
From today until the departure of the
cortege next Friday from Pnddlngton
station for Windsor castle the Inhabit
ants of Londou and visitors from out
if town will be spectators of a succes
sion of solemn nnd Impressive serv-'
Ices. The funeral of Queen Victoria
touched London only In Its passage
from one railroad station to another.
In King Edward's funeral the people
will be able to see the trnnslt of the
coffin from the palace to Westminster
hall, the two days lying In state nnd
the tinal military pageant on Friday,
when the cortege will traverse three
miles of the streets of London.
Colonel Theodore Roosevelt, who Is
noting as special ambassador of the
United Stntes at the obsequies. Is stop
ping at Dorchester House. King
George V. lias received him warmly,
but as the court Is In mourning lias not
been able to extend to the former pros-
Ident the hospitality which would oth-
erwise mark the receptlonjif the dls-
Mr. Roosevelt witnessed today's serv-
An Idea of the probable cost of the !
funeral can be gained from the ex- 1
penso in connection with Queen Vlc-
torla's. The latter amounted to $150,-
000, of which ? 12,000 wns spent for the
entertnlunu'iit of royal foreign guests
nnd $.r0,000 for the expenses of the
troops. Many more royalties will bo
present nt King Edward's funeral than
were nt Quetn Victoria's. The cost,
therefore, will be proportionally great
er. Mrs, Nicholas Longworth, daughter
of Colonel Roosevelt, has arrived here
from America and Is with the Roose
velt party. -
TALE OF TAIL OF WHALE.
Juneau, Alaska, Hears It Crushed In
the Stern of the Whaler.
Juneau, Alaska, May 17. An unusual
disaster befell tho whaler Sorenson,
owned by the Tyco Whaling compnuy
of Snn Francisco, when It was wreck
ed last Thursday by a blow of a
whale's tall oft Cape Carmancy. A
harpooned whnle crushed the hull of
the whaler ho that the vessel sank In
four minutes. All the crew escaped In
$250,000 For Aviation Meet.
New York, May 17. It Is reported
that August Belmont, representing Bel
mont park, one of the two sites on
Long Island to be selected for tho In
ternational nvlatlon meet, Is prepared
to give ?250,000 to secure tho event for
his grounds If necessary.
BUTrEIt-Flrmer: receipts, 6,987 pack
ages; croamery, specials, per lb., 23c.; ex
tras, a Vic; thirds to firsts. 2Sa2So. ; old, 23a
25c.; date dairy, finest, 2Sc; common to
fine, 23a27c.; process, specials, Sic; sec
onds to extras, 22aSc; factory, seconds
to firsts, 21V4a23c; Imitation creamery,
CIIEK8K Firm: receipts. SS3 boxes;
state, full cream, new, specials, 14Hal6o.
fancy, colored and white, 14o.; good to
prime, 12V4al3V4c.j common, lOallc.i old. as
to quality, lCal7c; skims, specials, 11 Ho.;
fine, 9Hal0c.; common to good, 6uSyo.; full
LIVE POULTP.Y Steady; prices not
I It has beentrted on several
I different occaH?iS by the business
! people and n'snpers of our town,
j that tho cut'Jass manufacturers
I whoso employees aro now on strike,
would not meet or confer with a
I committee of their employees In or-
der to come to some settlement
whereby the men now on strike could
go to work. We take this occasion
to Inform the public that we have on
two different occasions met n com
mittee of our employees, Including
the organizer, Mr. Luckock. We
have at both meetings gone over thu
situation thoroughly, and this firm
has granted all the demands made
upon them, with the exception of the
closed shop, which will not be granted
under any circumstances. We havo
information that n large majority or
the good and satisfied employees are
anxious to resume work, but are be
ing influenced to hold out until the
demand for a closed shop is granted.
The result of our endeavors to ter
minate the present trouble by meet
ing their demands more than half
way is not encouraging, as wo havo
Mr. Luckock's refusal, unless a con
tract Is signed for a closed shop.
We are sure we have done our
part in trying to adjust this trouble,
and by publicly announcing what we
have done, we feel we have dealt
justly with the business people of our
town. We might also add, that It
our offer of adjustment Is not accept
ed soon, by the men, we will fill
their places with apprentices and
journeymen, who have applied to us
for work, and whom we have hesi
tated to put on, hoping the trouble
could be adjusted. We will expect
the co-operation of our city officials,
to protect in every way those who
wish to assert their right to inde
pendence, nnd sell their labor where
they like, and to whom they like,
and not be controlled by nny faction
or organization, which takes away
their personal liberty and Independ
ence. IRVING CUT GLASS CO.
E. V. Coleman, Sec'y.
THEY MET IN IIONKSDALE.
Interesting Meeting of the Methodist
The annual convention of the
Honesdalo district. Woman's Foreign
Missionary society of the Methodist
Episcopal church was hold at Hones
dale last week. A very Interesting
programme was enjoyed by a large
Tho principal address was by Miss
Payne, of .Mexico, a returned mis
sionary. She told of the terrible
condition of that country and the
great need of work at that place, In
a most entertaining manner.
Mrs. Pierce Butler gavo the re
sponse to tho greetings from Hones-
dale, and Mrs. M. O. Abbey, who was
j the delegnte from the Carbondale
auxiliary, gave the report of the
branch of that city, and also read
the memorials or tno two memuers
j who have died In the past year, Miss
Alico Butler and Mrs. S. T. Burnard.
The following ladles attended from
Carbondale: Mesdames Pierce But
ler, Helms, John Glbbs, D. C. Ben-
1 scoter, Chilton, A. E. Tiffnny, M. O.
Abbey and Miss Ethel Inch.
FIFTY-EIGHT FEET OF SNOW.
"Probably you wouldn't believe it,
but snow fell during the past winter
in Valdez, Alaska, to the depth of 58
feet by actual measurements taken
during the year," said W. M. Gllman
of thnt city.
"Little of the city protruded above
the snow during tho past winter,
though sunshine and heavy rains
combined to keep tho average depth
about fifteen feet. Valdez presented
a peculiar sight during tho winter.
Stovepipes and chimneys were just
visible above the top of the snow, and
entrances to the stores and houses
wore made by tunnols through tho
snow. All the business affairs had
to be carried on by electric light,
which was burned all winter, day
and night. Hotels and boarding
houses wero crowded with miners
waiting to start for the tnland min
ing districts over the Fairbanks
"A largo number of miners went
over tho Fairbanks trail during the
past year to claims in tho interior
of Alaska. Along this trail there
nro comfortable road houses every
ten miles or so, and thero are none
of the hardships that wero tho por
tion of tho earlier prospectors before
tho trail was established.
"Many 'mushers.' nB tho miners aro
called up there, mado tho Journey
from Valdez to the interior by one
horso sleighs and dog trains pulled
by tho Eskimo husklo dogs, which
nro worth ns much as good horses in
that country." Washington Herald.
Auto car meots morning and af
ternoon trains on Wyohilng Divis
ion at Hnwley, also evening train
from Hawloy to Scranton.
AUTO TRANSPORTATION CO,