The citizen. (Honesdale, Pa.) 1908-1914, May 25, 1910, Image 4

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Rev. Henry N. Coudon, tlie blind
chaplain of the House of Representa
tives nt Washington, D. C, astonish
ed the members of that body last
Friday, In his prayer for divine
culdnnce by uttering these words
"Since the purity of the homo de
pends upon the purity of those who
compose It, the character of the na
tion depends upon the people who
make up the nntlon. Help us. there
fore, as Individuals to strive earn
estly to cast out the beam from our
own eye that we may see clearly to
pull the mote out of our brother's
eye. If we are to become muck rak
ers, help s to rake before our own
door, and if we have time then let us
help our neighbor. Since cant and
hypocrisy are the most heinous of all
sins, deliver us, we pray Thee, from
G. It. Washburne, Secretary of the
National Model License League, has
given out statistics which show that
the average Increase In the use of
alcoholic beverages in the United
States is 244,874 gallons a day as
compared with the corresponding
period In 190'J. Mr. Washburne at
tributes the increase, not to the re
verses that Prohibition have receiv
ed within the last year, but to their
successes. "Prohibition," he says,
"has caused the Introduction of bot
tles, Jugs, cases and barrels Into
homes where liquor had never en
tered under the license system."
No doubt there Is some truth In his
assertion. The desire to get that
which we are forbidden to have Is as
natural and as human as our in
difference to that which we ought to
have and can have for the taking. It
Is this trait which often prompts
young women to spurn the suitors at
their feet and to throw their affec
tions like lassos after less worthy
swains who do not appear so anxi
ous. It is a trait which manifests It
self In a thousand different ways, a
trait which every man may observe
in himself and In every Individual of
his acquaintance. It would be odd
indeed If some such perversity of
human nature did not crop up to
spoil the attractive theory of Pro
Cyrus LaRue Munson, of Wil
Hamsport, Pa., candidate for
Supreme Court Justice on the
Democratic ticket last fall, will
be the nominee of the Democratic
convention at Allentown for Gover
nor, according to gossip heard about
Democratic state headquarters. The
sentiment, from reports received is
tending strongly toward the Lycom
ing candidate In spite of the activity
of ex-State Treasurer William H.
Berry and the efforts of Senator
Webster Grim, of Bucks.
State Democratic organization
leaders who had been "laying low"
are now talking Munson, and It is de
clared by some of the people well
versed In Democratic politics that
he will come pretty close to being
nominated on the first ballot. No
one doubts that he will take the nom
ination. From the best poll made of candi
dates for delegates entered in the
flllng of petitions which closod Sat
urday, Berry has less than sixty dole-
gates In sight. Some people do not
give him that many and even If he
should get as high as seventy-live It
is believed the Munson delegates will
be joined by the great majority of
uninstructed delegates. Thoro will
bo 209 delegates in the convention.
Munson's place at tho head of the
ticket Is believed so certain among
men that they are talking of second
place. The names of Senator A. G.
Dewalt, of Allentown, and Rudolph
Blankenborg, of Philadelphia, aro
suggested; Dewalt has most of the
Munson's liberal expenditure of
money In his offorts to get a seat on
tho bench of Supremo Court last year
was so stupendous that his candi
dacy nppeals very strongly to the
workers of the Democratic party, as
they realize that all they can get out
of a State campaign is what comes
out of tho pockets of tho canlidates.
Berry Is not very generoui In his
disbursement of money to tlo cam-
pnlgn fund, and while he has n rop
utntlon of being honest, one promi
nent Democrnt was heard to remark
that Berry never had an opportunity
to be dishonest where his chances of
belng( discovered were not over
whelming agnlnBt him. Berry Is too
good a man to suit many of the work
ers in his party, and If the Prohi
bition, Locnl Option and Anti-Saloon
parties would combine, he would nc
cept a nomination from them, and
the result would be a big cutting
down in the votes of the old pnr
tles. If the Democratic party would
put a plank In their platform favor
ing Local Option, they would, with
out doubt, elect their ticket with
either Munson or Berry nt the head,
as this question is being agitated so
that it is getting on the nerves of
the voters, to the extent that they
would like to try It out.
A prominent brewer In Philadel
phia was asked what he thought
nbotit "Malicious Animal Magnet
ism." His reply was, "There Is
something in it, and I am satisfied
that the local option crowd have a
corner on the Infernal thing, for
about two out of every three persons
that I met and conversed with were
leaning townrds giving local option
a trial."
Astronomers are discussing and
disagreeing as to the time when the
earth passed through the tall of the
comet. Of course, It may be Inter
esting to them, but the common,
plain, every-day people have doubts
whether the comet has a tall that
anything could pass through. The
failure of some visible display of this
well advertised and long heralded
circus in the planetary regions has
strengthened the faith of the Chris
tian Scientists, whose foundation be
lief is that material things exist
mainly if not wholly In the imagina
tion, and that aches, pains, etc., are
in the same class as comet tails. We
often wish they were.
Nothing but frank intercourse with
independant minds, nothing but dis
cussion on equal terms, will keep
a thinker Intellectually humbie and
conscious of fallibility.
There is a sort of Impulsiveness
which often gets people Into serious
trouble. We are fretted and vexed
at the acts of somebody else, and we
do not wait to think, but say out our
irritation and wound deeply some
sensitive spirit. We are angry and
we let passion rule us Instead of
calm reflection. The impulsive per
son who cannot control his temper
is like one who carries fire near
What you do, do well. If a thing
is worth doing at all, It Is worth do
ing well. Yet the world is full of
work badly done. It Is always bad
policy to do work in a poor, half
hearted and slovenly fashion. Good
and honest work will always be of
the greatest service, both to the
serving and the served. The work
er will ever find it to his best inter
est to work conscientiously and
carefully, and to do his very best.
Like simplicity of manner, It
shows us a man's sentiments and
turn of mind laid open without dis
guise. More studied and artificial
manners of writing, however beauti
ful, have always this disadvantage,
that they exhibit an author In form,
like a man at court, where the
splendor of dress, and ceremonial
of behavior, conceal those peculiari
ties which distinguish one man from
another. But reading an author of
simplicity is like conversing with a
person of distinction at home, and
with ease, where we find natural
manners and a marked character.
I have observed one Ingredient
somewhat necessary In a man's com
position townrds happiness, which
people of feeling would do well to
acquire; a certain respect for the
follies of mankind; for there are so
many fools whom tho opinion of tho
world entitles to regard, whom ac
cident has placed In heights of
which they nro unworthy, that he
who cannot restrain his contempt or
indignation at tho sight will be too
often quarreling with the disposal of
things to relish that share which is
allotted to himself.
Great care must bo taken lest
your debates break In upon your pas
sions and awakon them to tako part
In the controversy. When tho op
ponent pushos hard, and gives Just
and mortal wounds to our own opin
ions, our passions aro very apt to
feel the strokes, and to rise In ro
sontmont and defense. Self Is so
mingled with the sentiments which
wo have chosen, and has such a ten
der feeling of all tho opposition
which is mndo to them, that person
al brawls aro very ready to como
In as seconds to succeed and finish
tho dispute of opinions. Then noise,
and clamor, and folly appear in nil
their shapos, and chase reason nnd
truth out of sight.
Bryco to Stay.
Washington, May 21. Tho British
embassy hero authorized a denial of
tho report that Uio night lion. James
Brycc, the British ambassador to the
United States, had written to tho Brit
ish foreign office asking to bo recalled
from this city.
In our open lottcr of April 2nd we
stated, that wo belloved every em
ployee haB tho right to Join any or
ganization he cares to, etc. We
thought at the time that as soon as
the citizens of Honesdale became con
vinced, that the men were able to
earn not only fair but good wages,
sufficient pressure would be brought
to bear to release the men from
outside Influence, which is nt the
bottom of this disturbance, in this
belief we were very much disap
pointed, and tho experience of the
post eight weeks has been a severe
lesson to us. It has shown us, that
there Is an organization, which has
no regards for the rights of others,
but the members of which feel that
they are privileged to do whatever
they please and that no one must
opposo them. Organization on the
part of the manufacturers according
to their standard of Justice would
be a crime ngalnst society. Since
the beginning of the strike our fac
tory has been In a state of siege;
pickets have been on duty continu
ously, and men who were willing
and anxious to work, have been pre
vented from doing so by tnrents of
tho vilest character. Malicious and
fnlso statements have been circulated
In various ways. We have made nil
kinds of efforts to arouse the spirit
of self-preservation in this com
munity sufficiently to induce some
representative and public-spirited
citizens to investigate the trouble
without fear or favor, and state in
an unbiassed opinion, which party
is in the wrong. We believe that a
man is free to sell IBs labor at the
highest price obtainable; but we be
lieve at the same time, that tlfe em
ployee has no right to demand the
control of his employer's invest
ment; and the organization, which
instills that doctrine Into the minds
of its members, is not worthy of
consideration, because it is un-American
and savors of anarchy. Trade
unions, if properly directed, can be
of great benefit to the country as
well as to their members, but when
they attempt to deprive the em
ployers of the control of their prop
erty, they are bound to universal
animosity. On account of the treat
ment we have received during the
past eight weeks from the members
of the American Flint Glass Work
ers' Union, we have decided that it is
against safe business policy to em
ploy any men, who are affiliated with
that organization, because their
presence in a factory is forever a
menace to the interests of the em
ployer, and a barrier to that feeling
of confidence and mutual regard,
which is the cornerstone of every
successful Industry.
Honesdale, Pa., May 24, 1910.
We print the following letter
which was published In the Ump
qua Valley News, published at Rose
burg, Oregon, which goes to show
that all the glittering prospects
held out to go west have a dull side,
which you fail to see until you have
made the plunge. Our own county,
under Intelligent and intensified
farming, can be made just as profit
able as most sections of this country.
Dlxonville, Oregon, May 12.
If you will allow me a little space I
have a few "knocks" I woula like
to register. While I believe in
boosting a good thing, and there Is
no locality on the coast that will
justify it as will Roseburg and
Douglas county, yet I think the es
sential part of boosting is to treat
people fairly and keep them con
tented after they arrive here and
have invested, and that feature of the
programme, if it ever was a feat
ure, seems to have been overlooked
entirely. To illustrate, I have liv
ed here a year, and during that
time am satisfied I could have in
duced four or five families from the
East to locate here, but I wrote and
told them not to come. If I had
been satisfied they, lit turn, would
have told their friends and thus
formed an endless chain of boost
ers "What's tho matter with me?"
I'll tell you. All my earnings
and a good part of my wife's money
that she brought witli her goes to
Roseburg to help pay for street pav
ing, autos, fine roadsters, numer
ous trips to California and other
points, or their henltli and such.
Tho farmers here who produce
all this wealth where ono can be
cited who can afford any ono of
these luxuries, I can name five hun
dred who do not have time to take
a day's fishing at Winchester, nnd
why Is all this? Tho high prices
paid by tho farmers in Roseburg
take all tholr profits. I'll glvo a
few examples: I paid $100 for a
wagon (2 1-2 In) that would cost
at home not moro than ?G0 at tho
highest. A walking cultivator was
priced to mo nt ?2C, worth ?12 at
homo and ono can buy them second
hand at from 25 cents to ?3. A
summer hat costs CO cents which
after tho first shower looked like a
dlBh rag. I can buy It In Chicago
at rotall for 20 cents. A pair of
work shoes cost ?3 that ono can buy
anywhere In tho East for ?1.50 to
12, and so on down tho Hue. Do
tho fnrmors get a good prlco for
their products? Yes, very good
price If they got tho mouey, but whnt
do they get groceries. I haven't
seen a dollar in so long that I don't
know how It looks and I have so
many groceries on hand that I am
considering starting a store and
trading them for farm products and
soiling tho products for moro groc
eiles and bo on.
When I go to town with a load
of fruit to buy more groceries
I nm obliged to hitch my horses
nearly out to tho fair grounds by
tho roadsldo or put them In tho bnrn
and poy 20 cents for the privilege
and 1 feed them my own grnin.
This is an advance of 100 per cent,
since tho paving. Of course If 1
had tho 20 cents but I have to
spend my wife's money. Why don't
1 sell out nnd go back? I'll be
compelled to do bo soon. The end
Is In sight If there Is not n chnnge
even If I must take the prlco of
my fnrm In groceries. But I don't
like to do It. would like to get In
nnd help boost Instead of "knock
ing" In self defense. Not one
fourth of tho people reallzo what
they have got here. I've- lived In
the best parts of nenrly every state
In tho West, Including Western
Washington, Southern California,
the Willamette Valley, the famous
Rogue River Valley, and you have
them "skinned a country block" In
good people, climate, fertile soil
nnd don't you doubt It, fruit. . All
we need in that line Is a well or
ganized Fruit Growers' Association
to ship and sell our fruit and go
after the big prices. Glvo us "a
square deal" and we will help you.
Whereas, The silent messenger of
Death has again entered the wigwam
of Oslek Tribe, and taken from our
midst to the hunting grounds of his
Fathers, our Brother George C.
Decker, who died May 8, 1910; be it
Resolved, That we extend to the
Immediate family our heartfelt sym
pathy In this, their hour of trial,
and commend them to the care of
the Infinite Father, who comforteth
the stricken family; be It further
Resolved, That our charter be
draped In mourning for thirty days
as token of regard for our departed
Brother; that a copy of these reso
lutions be extended to tho bereaved
family, spread upon the record of
the tribe, and published in the coun
ty papers.
Wigwam Oslek Tribe, Improved
Order Red Men, Honesdale, Pa.,
May 23, 1910.
Will Open nt Montrose, Susquehanna
County, July 4th.
Circulars have just been Issued by
the Montrose Bible Conference as
sociation, of which Rev. R. A. Tor
rey is the founder and conference
director, calling attention to the
fact that the summer Bible school
will open on Monday, July 4th, and
will continue until August 31st.
The third annual conference will
open on August 19th at 2:30 o'clock
and close on Sunday evening, Au
gust 28th.
The second annual meeting of the
members of the Montrose Bible con
ference association will bo held on
Thursday, August 25th, on the con
ference grounds. The semi-annual
meeting of the board of directors
will be held on the evening of the
same day.
The conference will be under the
direction of Rev. Torrey, and some of
the speakers already engaged are
Rev. A. C. Dixon, of Chicago; Rev.
Henry Frost of Germantown; Rev.
Charles E. Hurlburt, of Kljabe,
Africa; Rev. N. F. Smith, of North
field, Mass., and many others.
Queen Victoria was delivered of
a son still born early Saturday
morning. Tho unhappy outcome Is
attributed to premature accouche
ment, which otherwise was natural.
Tho body will bo buried without
ceremony In the escurlal monastery.
When told of the loss, the mother
wept bitterly. The past few weeks
have been trying for her. Twice the
officials were summoned on the Im
pression that birth was imminent.
While doubt existed, King Alfonso
was obliged to hurry to London to
attend the funeral of the queen's
uncle, Edwnrd VII. According to
custom. Premier Mendez bore the
body to tho room adjoining the
queen's chamber for official inspec
tion by members of the royal fam
ily. This Is tho first instance of
still birth in the Spanish royal
family, although tho child of Queen
Isabella II, lived only to recelvo the
lustral water.
A Paris physician, P. L. Romme,
has recently nnnounced a now cure
for a cold In tho head. In reality,
Dr. Roinmo's cure Is said to have
boon discovered 150 years ago by an
Engllsli doctor named Williams, well
known nt tho close of the eighteenth
Tho remedy is simplicity Itself.
All one has to do Is to abstain from
nil liquids during n period of twenty-four
to forty-eight hours, starting,
from tho moment when tho sufferer
feels tho first Irritating symptoms
of a cold in tho head.
Bread, fish, vegetables, white meat
and pudding may bo eaten, but
bovornges should bo taken in very
small quantities n spoonful of ten,
coffee, or milk In tho morning, nnd
a smnll glass of water going to
bed, or, If possible, not taken at all.
It Is not necessary to remain nt
home. Tho dry cure, in fact, is moro
rnpld and complete If tho sufforer
brenthes in tho open air. Dr. Stein
berg, a Vlenneso authority, has mod
ernized it by forbidding soup and
oven tho small quantity of tea or
milk of Dr. William's system. But
he allows a small glass of wlno nnd
wnter during the day.
A cloth wrung out of vinegar, nnd
wrapped round cheese, will keep it
from moulding.
When you seal nn envelope with
tho white of an egg it Is Impossible
to steam it open.
A lnrgc safety pin makes a con
venient holder for odd buttons nnd
looso hooks nnd eyes.
Ammonia wnter that has ben
Used for washing may be used for
plants. It Is an excellent fertili
zer. A coarse cloth dipped In salt and
water, and rubbed over straw mat
ting will prevent It from turning
A can of Welsh rnbbit is all
ready for serving when melted In a
little water or milk and turned over
Suede shoes that have become
shiny and worn-looking can he
freshened by rubbing them with
fine snnd-pnper.
If you are obliged to burn a light
In your bedroom, It had better be a
cnndle or a night lamp. The or
dinary gas flame consumes much
of tho oxygen.
For a cheese omelet, beat six eggs
slightly and stir in an eighth of a
cupful of grated cheese with a little
salt and pepper. Cook like an or
dinary omelet.
As a substitute for a bodkin
needle a safety pin Is excellent. It
opens up the way without punctur
ing the cloth. It Is especially good
to use with starched articles.
It Is the drying of delicate mus
lins and lawns that fades them rath
er than the washing. They should
never be hung In the sun, but
should be laid upon a doubled
sheet, covered with another and
rolled up for an hour.
Girls who are expert with their
needles could cover their own para
sols If an old frame Is available,
for a cover could be ripped away,
one section opened and pressed and
this will serve as a pattern for the
new cover. When ripping examine
carefully the sewing.
Blond and brunette sandwiches
are pretty additions to the tea table.
To make the blond ones cut white
bread into thin triangles and spread
with butter nnd chopped cress; the
brunettes aro made of circles of
brown bread spread with cream
cheese and chopped olives. They
should be served on separate plates.
of Flnkclstein 15ms., Optometrists
and Opticians of Syracuse, N. Y., will
he at the Commercial Hotel parlors
Saturday, May 28, 1010.
! Having hundreds of satisfied
customers in Wayne Co.,
no doubt I can satis
fy you also.
At White Mills National Hotel, Mon
day, May HOtli; nt Hawley, Reailer's
Hotel, May ttlst. All work guaran
teed for one year. Glasses furnish
ed at reasonable prices.
Tor Infants and Children.
Hie Kind You Have Always Bought
Signature of CU
CAPITAL, $ 150,000.00
SURPLUS 241,711.00
TOTAL ASSETS 1,902,000.00
You havo more or less banking business. Possibly it
is with us, such being tho case you know something of" our
service, but if not a patron would it not bo well for you to
become ono ?
will help you start. It is calculated to servo all classes, tho
old and tho young, tho rich and tho poor,
ond nllows three per cent, interest annually. Interest will be paid from
tho first of any month on nil deposU made on or before the 10th of the
month provided such deposit remiin three calendar months or longer.
Can do Moro Good There Than nt
Polls, Says Preacher.
Cincinnati, O., Mny 22. A hearty
welcomo to tho delegates of tho
Federation of Women's Clubs was
delivered last evening from the pul
pit of Rev. G. R. Robblns, of tho
Lincoln Park Baptist church, who
spoke on "The Club Women, 800,
000 Strong, nnd Their Possibilities."
"Woman's first place is in the
homo," he snld, "and there she can
do more good than at tho polls, for
It Is her opportunity to mold the
character of tho generation which
Is to succeed themselves. Wo trust
that every woman who bends over
the washtub, Iron board, who scrubs
the floors of public buildings, gets
grny hairs over the worries incident
to sowing, or Is employed In office
work, will receive nn uplift by tho
presence of these women In our
city, whose aim and object Is to bring
about a better state of affairs In the
home, city and land."
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cannot be cured by Hall's Catarrh
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and believe him perfectly honorable
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