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THE CITIZEN, WEDNESDAY, .IUNE 1, 1010.
1 CENT A WORD COLUMN
DESIRABLE property von
SALE Residence of the late H. C.
Hand, located at the corner of Cnurch
and Eleventh streets; 75 feet on
Church street and 120 feet on Elev
enth street, together with house and
barn. For Information concerning
nhovo property, address W. II. Stone,
Court street, Honesdalo, Pa. 43m2
STOVE WOOD Will deliver In
Honesdalo hard wood, split, at $2
per cord; J 1.75 per cord If not cut.
George Erk, Seelyvllle. I3ell phone.
BIDS for bridge construction will
'jo received by the County Commls-
ulnnnro nt tlinlr nfltrn 11 lit 1 1 10 n. m..
Juno 8, 1010, for the building of the
following concrete bridges: 42 feet j
span over llolllster creek, Damas-
cus; 32 feet span over Paupack
creek, near llolllstervllle; 10 feet j
arch at White Mills. Plans and
specifications are on exhibition at the
Commissioners' oltlce. 4 lt3.
FOR SALE Honesdale National
Bank stock, 23 shares, or any part
thereof, at $1G5 per share. Warren
P. Seheiirk, Honesdalo, Pa.
WANTED House or apartments
for small family. V, Citizen office. 2t
WANTED A man to work on
farm. Apply to L. O. lloff, Cherry
Uldge, R. F. D. No. 2. 3i)to3.
FOB SAIjE House containing ton
rooms and bath, 300 Fourteenth
street, Honesdale. Dwelling in ex
cellent condition. All modern Im
provements. FRANK STEINMANtf
TWELVE muslin trespass notices
for $1.00; six for seventy-five cents.
Name of owner, township and law
regarding trespassing printed there
on. CITIZEN office.
FOB SALE A walnut upholster
ed, parlor set of furniture consist
ing of sofa and two large cnalrs. In
quire Citizen Office. tf
ALL KINDS of legal blanks, notes,
leases, deeds, warrants, bonds, sum
monses, constable bonds, etc. Citizen
It, Is twenty-one years ago last
Saturday evening when the Irving
Cliff hotel was burned.
Mlddletown, N. V., will have a
new federal building for the post
office; also a handsome city hall Is to
The Methodist Ladles' Aid So
ciety will hold their annual straw
berry supper In the church parlors
on Thursday evening, June 2nd.
Price of supper, 35 cents.
G! William Bell left 6n (Friday
for Lock Haven to confer with the
business men of that city regarding
the proposition made to Krantz,
Smith & Co. to remove their plarit to
that place. ,.
The Democrats In this senator-1
lal district have a hot fight on to
decide the fate of Harvey Huffman
and Roger Burnett, both of Strouds
burg, and candidates for the nomi
nation for Senator of this dis
trict. The Barnum & Bailey circus is
getting a lot of free advertising by
the burning of the old delapidated
tent, under which they gave their
show. The next reader will tell how
17,000 women working In relays had
the new tent ready for the next per
formance. It is rumored around Democratic
State Headquarters that a strong
effort will be made to have a local
option plank placed in their platform,
while another rumor which starts
from Republican sources. Is that the j
Republicans will recommend that
the question of local option bo sub
mitted to the public directly.
-Miss Gertrude Erk entertained
a number of young people at her
home on Main street Friday evening.
Games were Indulged In and refresh
ments served. The following were
present: Laura Cortrlght. Edna Haw
ker, Ethel Hawker, Carrie Cody,
Miss Erk, Henry Duke, Howard Erk,
William Macey and Henry Quinlan.
The Erie railroad has adanced
its commutation rates for all points
vithin forty mllos of New York City.
' he lncreaso ranges from 2.1 cents
.. $4.00 a month. There Is also an
ii. reuse In the fifty-trip family tlck-
u. The reasons the railroad offi
cials ghe for Increasing fares are that
wa&es have beon Increased, and ties,
rails, and equipment prices have
doubled since the old schedule was
On Friday morning of last week,
one of the most exciting runaways
seen on Main streot In some time,
occurred. A horse and buggy be
longing to William Fives was tied
to a post at Schooll's toimorlal par
lors, with Anna May, the llttlo
daughter of Mr. Fives, In tho seat
alone. As tho Auto Transportation
Company's bus passed, tho horse
took fright, and started down Main
street at a mad paco. When It
reached the Union depot, It turned
from the street, crossed the plat
form, and dashed around tho depot,
coming out at tho upper entrance,
and striking a tree, throwing tho
girl to tho ground, and soverely cut
ting her about tho head and face.
She was taken to her brother's
house, Paul Fives, where It was
found that no bones wero broken,
Tho horse escaped uninjured, but
the wagon was badly wrecked.
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. William
Target, a son.
A party of our young people
left on Saturday for Wlnonn Lake
where they expect to pass a few
Rev, A. L. Whlttaker will hold
service In .tho Waymart Presbyterian
church on Sunday, June 5th, nt 3
Drchcr township, nccordlng to
the census, can boast of having 3
tenms of mules,. 1 Jackass and three
pair of. twins.
Benjamin Gardner, who-Is now
locnted In Fuctoryvllle, was In town
to attend memorial services with
Capt. Ham Post of which he Is Ad
Let us dispense with tho dan
gerous Fourth of July celebrations;
we can Injure and kill enough peo
ple now with automobiles, and keep
our reputation Intact.
Grace Episcopal church, Sunday,
June 5th: Communion (service nnd
sermon at 10:30 a. in.; Sunday
school and Bible classes at 12 M.;
evening prayer and sermon at 7:30
William D. Lewis, Esq., of
Lansdorf, is a candidate for the Re
publican nomination for State Sena
tor in this district. Having no op
position Is tho reason we do not hear
more about him.
The High Point inn, near Port
.lervis, which Is a conspicuous
landmark to Honesdalo people while
jnrouts to New York on the Erie
Railro. d, has been sold to some
wnlUv New Jersey gentleman for
The address of Charles P.
Searle. Esq., delivered at the up
town bridge on Memorial Day, was
enjoyed by those present, as his
clear, resonant tone of voice made it
possible for all to hear very dis
tinctly. The Standard Oil Company, that
much berated corporation, has 70,
000 employes, and voluntarily the
company is to increase their wages,
adding thereby between six and ten
million dollars to their pay roll. This
corporation never had a strike.
Glenn Curtiss won tno $10,000
prize ofleied by tho New York World
for the first heavier-than-air machine
that would make the trip between
Albany and New York, a distance
of 137 miles. Curtlss covered 150
miles. His, time was 2 hours and
32 minutes. Average speed, 54.06
Ex-Sheriff Murphy, Victor A.
Decker, Esq., Dr. L. F. Cook and
Rheinhnrd Warg, all of Hawley,
while automobillng in Sheriff Mur
phy's car, met with a serious acci
dent on Memorial Day. They were
In the vicinity of Harpersville, Sus
quehanna county, and while speeding
along at an ordinary rate, ran on to
a muddy piece of road, when the ma
chine skidded, went over a steep em
bankment, and turned turtle, throw
ing all the occupants out,, except Mr.
Murphy, who was pinned under the
fitrUcnink After he . was taken out
from his perilous position, Ii was
found that he had two or more ribs
broken and his collar bone dislocated.
The other occupants were bruised
considerably, but no bones were
broken. Tho party managed to get
to Scranton where temporary relief
was obtained from their sufferings,
and on Tuesday morning they reach
ed Hawley on tho early train over tho
Erie and Wyoming train.
The Memorial services at the
Methodist Episcopal church on Sun
dey evening were attended by a con
gregation that filled every seat. The
Revs. Dr. Swift, A. L. Whlttaker.
George Wendell and Olver were on
the platform and assisted tho Rev.
William Hlller. The choir, reinforced
by a large chorus, were also assisted
by an orchestra consisting of brass
and string Instruments, and rendered
a musical program which was great
ly enjoyed. The members of Capt.
Ham Post, G. A. R., and Company E,
13th Regiment, who wero accom
panied by tho Maple City Fife and
Drum Corps, filled the front seats.
The church was handsomely decorat
ed with the Stars and Stripes. After
prayer by Dr. Swift, responsive read
ing, led by Rev. Wcndoll, and script
ure reading by Rev. Whlttaker, the
Rov. William Hlller made one of the
most forcible and fearless addresses
upon appropriate topics that any
Honesdale audience has ever had tho
pleasure to listen to, ending with an
appeal to the gray-headed vetorans
nnd the soldier boys to accept Christ
as their Commander-in-Chief.
On Monday, Darwin Ponwardon,
wife and tw children. In company
with Dr. Ed. Burns nnd wifo of
Honesdale, while making n trip to
Cadosia Lake, in Sullivan county,
met with a serious accident. AVhlle
going along at a moderate, rnto of
speed, tho machine skidded and went
over an embankment, throwing all
tho occupants out and seriously in
juring Mrs. Ed. Burns. William F.
Roiller, who wns close by in his nu
tomobllo, hastened to tho help of tho
party, and uftor extricating them
from tho perilous position in which
they had been thrown, It was found
thnt while all tho occupants had
been badly shnkoncd up and slightly
Injured, Mrs. Burns was tho only ono
who needed Immediate attention.
Mr. nnd Mrs. Burns wero placed in
tho Rolfler automobile and taken at
once to a point where transportation
could bo had to ennblo Mrs. Burns
to bo conveyed to tho Burns Hospital
at Scranton. Mr. Uelflor returned
and convoyed Mrs. Penwarden and
children to their home, leaving Mr.
Penwarden to look niter tho wrecked
automobile, which ho managed to ro
palr and get to his garage on Tuesday.
( An Immense crowd attended the
, opening nt Lake Lodorc on Monday.
Honesdale furnished Its quota of
' pleasure seokors, and It took a train '
j of ten coaches to bring them home
' on the last trip. Tho Roller Coast
J or, Chutes and new Merry-Go-Round '
were greatly in evidence all day.
Old Glory mndo Its debut nt tho ,
Farvlew Asylum for the Insane on
1 Memorial Day. Tho patriotic Sons
I of America presented the flng. Dr.
Fltzslmmons made tho speech of ac
ceptance In reply to J. H. Griffiths,
who made tho presentation Bpeech.
Tno ilag was run up to mast head and
saluted with a volley of musketry.
A number of persons were present,
among the number wns Judge Searle,
who made a short address.
John Fisher is visiting nt his home
Miss Margaret Cogglns Is visiting
Mrs. Albert Kimble visited frlenus
In Hawley last week.
Daniel Faatz spent Monday with
friends In Mt. Pleasant.
Charles Griffin of Schenectady, is
visiting his mother here.
Mis3 Anglo Hughes, of Hawley,
was In town on Saturday.
John Tully of Poyntelle called at
this office on Tuesday morning.
Mrs. Charles Burger, of White
Mills, spent Saturday in town.
Harry Parish and sister Maine are
visiting relatives in Now York.
Miss Sadie Harrison Is spending a !
few days at her homo in Hawley. j
Fred Butler, of Erie, Pa., is spend- j
ing his vacation at his homo here.
W. W. Starbuek, of New York, Is j
visiting friends in the Maple Cly. j
Miss Jennie Gray, of Scranton,
visited friends In town on Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. E. Tracey Sweet of
Scranton, were in town on Saturday.
Henry Tlngley, the Insurance man,
spent Monday In the city of Scran
ton. Michael Murrin, of WilKes-Barre,
called on relatives here on .iemorial
Miss Christina Thomas is spending
a few days with friends In Winter
dale. Miss Mamie Charles, of Scranton,
is visiting her cousin, Miss Bertha
Dan White of New York, is spend
ing a few days with Honesdale rela
tives. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Knapp, of
Jersey City, are visiting' relatives In'
M. J. Kelly was In town spending
Sunday and Memorial Day at his
Charles Hergett, of Bowling;
Green, Ohio, Is spending several days,
Miss Millie Weaver left Sunday
for an extended visit with friends in
Miss Daisy Alberty of Carbondale,
spent Sunday with her parents on
Mrs. Mary Petershlne, of Grand
Rapids, Michigan, is visiting Hones
John Kimble of Towandn, spent
Sunday and Monday with his parents'
on Court street.
Misses Hattie Quinlan and Mary
Buckley have returned from a visit
with Carbondale friends.
Daniel Coleman and Edmund Fln
nerty spent Sunday and Decoration
Day at their homes here.
Miss Jennie McLaughlin, of Car
bondale, visited at her home on
River street over Sunday.
Walter Campbell, of Scranton,
spent Sunday at the home of his
parents in East Honesdale.
Albert Stelnmnn, of Deposit, was
In town Sunday and Monday and
was visiting his many friends.
Mr. William Hoydt, wife and
daughter of Montclair, N. J., aro the
guests of Judge Searlo and wife.
Frank Stelnman was in town and
spent Sunday and Memorial Day with
his daughter, Mrs. Lester Knapp:
Miss Mary Kelsh returned to her
duties In New York City, after spend
ing a month's vacation at her homo
Hon. E. B. Hardenbergh and
daughter, Miss C. Louiso, will pass
the coming two weeks at Atlantic
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Thompson
aro passing a few days with their son,
A. P. Thompson und family at Ami
Fred Hamilton, wife and son pass
ed last Sunday and Monday with
Honesdalo relatives, Mr. and Mrs.
Wm. H. Holmes.
Emll Gass left Sunday for Brook
lyn, N. Y to take a position at his
trade of glass cutting in tho Camp
bell & Herfoldt Eho'p.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank S. Evans and
daughter Edith, nnd tho former's
sister, Miss Blancho Evans, aro visit
ing relatives In Wllkes-Barro.
T. A. LIghtlzer has returned from
nn extended trip through tho south
ern part of tho Stato. Ho will now
bo nt his placo of business for a
Miss Emma Sander'eock, of Do
posit, wns a visitor In town Sunday
nnd Monday. Sho was a caller at tho
homos of many of her friends and
Chris Demor and John Irving of
Blnghamton, arrived on Friday, and
wero tho guests of tho former's par
ents, Mr. nnd Mrs. Jacob Demer, un
Mr. and Mrs. John Schilling spent
n few days with relatives In Scrnnton.
Mr. Brnco Klrkham, of Scranton,
spent Saturday with friends In this
.Misses Julia Weldner nnd Hlde
gard Washian recently visited friends
Miss Lizzie Case of Welcome Lake,
Is visiting at the home of George
Marsh and family.
Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Monaghon of
Scranton nrc guests at the homo of
Mr. nnd Mrs. James Bracey on Erie
Wesley Gardner, President of the
Finch Manufacturing Co., spent a
few days In town last week, remain
ing over Sundny.
Mr. and Mrs. Milton Stratton, of
Dalton, Pa., spent Snturday and Sun
day In town as the guests of Mr. and
Mrs. Richard Dusenberro of West
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas C. Key and
daughter, Bessie Lillian, of Wllkes
Barre, are visiting Mrs. Key's par
onts, Mr. and Mrs. Frank B. Hawken,
on North Main street.
ANOTHER VETERAN (JUNE
lion. .laniCM Se.xlon, Who Has Been
Htoppln;; at Hotel Wayne, Died
on Memorial Hay.
Tho Hon. James Sexton, who
has been stopping at Hotel Wayne
during the last six weeks, left for
his home at North Wales, Montgom
ery county, this state, on Friday
evening, purposing to spend Memor
ial Day with his family, and taking
part with his comrades in tho Memor
ial services. Word was received here
on Tuesday that ho had died very
suddenly on Monday afternoon. Mr.
Sexton was in the employ of the
State Highway Department, and was
the Inspector for the state road
which is now being built in Dyborry
township. He represented Montgom
ery county in the Legislature for two
terms; was a Civil war veteran, and
was a genial, courteous gentleman,
loved and respected by all who knew
him. He was a member of the
Methodist church at his home and a
steady attendant at the Honesdale
Methodist church while stopping at
A dispatch from North Wales, Pa.,
has this to say:
Jason Sexton, a leading agricultur
ist, who represented Montgomery
county in the state house of repre
sentatives from 1S97 to 1900, drop
ped dead while he was delivering a
Memorial day address before a large
assemblage of Grand Army Veterans
and citizens in the school house here.
Mr. Sexton, who served through
out the Civil war under McClellan
and Sheridan, did not march with the
Grand Array Post to the cemetery
as In previous years, but accompanied
"l in a carriage to the cemetery. He
was In the midst of an eloquent ad
dress when he stopped abruptly and
fell backward on the platform. Death
C R A X D A L L Chas. H. Cran
dall, aged 05, died at his residence in
Scraiton, on Saturday. He was born
In Honesdale and was for many years
in the employ of the D. & H. rail
road company, at this place, being
employed in the retail coal depart
ment. For the last ten years he has
been employed in a clerical capacity
by the same corporation In Scranton.
He leaves a wife and two children.
Dr. Joseph Crandall, a dentist at
Atlantic City nnd one daughter.
Mary. His remains were brought to
Honesdale on Tuesday morning and
after brief services, conducted by
Rev. Dr. Swift, Interment was mado
In Glen Dyberry cemetery.
POYNTELLE HOTEL BURNED TO
The Poyntelle House, a largo three
story frame building, for a number
of years ono of the leading summer
hotels of tho Wayne county lake re
gion, was burned to tho ground Sat
urder morning. The lire started
about 2 o'clock from somo unknown
cause, presumably an overheated
Hue, as the night was cold and extra
lires wero required In the furnace to
warm up. Tho hotel was soon In
flames, the fire spreading rapidly
through tho corridors anil upper
floors, and It was only by the best
of luck thnt tho family of Mr. Leit
nor, tho proprietor, and the help es
caped from the structure. Tho sum
mer season had not yet started, and
there were no guests In the house as
yet, other than a couplo boarders who
worked at tho ico houses.
Tho vlllagors wero quickly aroused
and did good sorvico in preventing
tho flumes from spreading to the lnrgo
burn and the Tiffany store and tho
O. & W. depot nearby, there for
tunately bolng no wind in tho direc
tion of these buildings. Scarcely
any of tho furnishings wero saved,
tho loss being almost total.
Tho hotel was built about eighteen
years ngo by Mr. Fulkorson, for tho
accommodation of summer visitors
to Lake Poyntelle, nnd was located
near tho railroad and about midway
between Poyntello and Summit
Lakes. It comfortably accommo
dated fifty people. Three years ago
tho proporty passed to tho possession
of M. J. Leltner, formerly of Forest
City, and ho had beon having con
siderable success with it and planned
a number of Improvements this year.
His loss Is $7,000 on tho building,
with $4,000 Insurance Tho furnl
turo loss will reach at least $2,00
and Is partly insured.
It is expected that the hotel will
Teachers' examinations for pro
visional certlllcntes will be held os
follows: At Pleasant Mount, Juno 7;
Waymart, Juno 13; Wlnwood, June
22; Honesdale, June 28; Damascus,
July 2; Newfoundland, July 7;
Ariel, July 8.
The examinations begin promptly
at S a. ni. and 1 p. in. No certificate
will be granted to any one under 17
years of age. Applicants nre ex
pected to supply themselves with
pen, ink nnd foolscap or legalcap
paper. The subjects are English
Gramninr, Geography, U. S. History,
Physiology and Hygiene, Civil Gov
ernment, Algebra, Orthography,
Penmanship, Written and Mental
Arithmetic, Rending, and Theory of
Rending Includes Phonics, Irv
Ing's Life of Goldsmith, and Gold
smith's Desettud Village. Theory of
Teaching Is based on the second
half of Common Sense Didactics by
Sabin and the second half of "The
Study of .aure-' by S. B. Schmucker.
.1. .). KOEI1LER.
Supt. Wayne County Schools.
A WONDERFUL NEW INDUSTRY.
The Automobile Trust is to put
new stock Into the market lor Wall
street to gamble with. The General
Motors company, which has a capi
tal of $t!0, 000,000, earned $12,
000,000 net last year. Bankers are
figuring on a new scheme of capi
talization something In keeping
with the Ideas of the company, and
they believe about $150,000,000
will be about right. The company
is turning out 140 cars a day and Is
far behind its orders. Ono plant Is
a quarter of a mile wide and seven
eighths of a mile long. The auto
mobile craze is the most remark
able and expensive ever seen in this
country. A New York banker Iden
tified with the company said recent
ly that he had just completed a
careful estimate of the automobiles
In use in the United States and finds
500,000 machines in actual opera
tion. This takes no account of the
second-class machines that aro only
used occasionally or that are re
tired. This half million of machines
costs an average of $1,500 each, or
$750,000 in all. .More than 100,
000 of them aro In the state of New
York. It costs an average of $1,
000 a year to operate a machine
after It is paid for, not counting the
other expenses that are incidental,
such as exorbitant prices for food
that are exacted by all Inn-keepers
from automobile travelers. Here
is an expense of $500,000,000 a
TO THE VOTERS OK WAYNE
In a letter received this morning
from a gentleman residing in anoth
er county, he expresses his great
pleasure In knowing that the friend
of his childhood days, H. C. Jackson,
Is seeking the legislative nomina
tion, and that he Is standing square
ly on the Local Option platform. I
have not one word to say against
the other gentlemen who are seek
ing the same goal, but, since Local
Option Is the most important matter
that will come before the next Leg
islature, and Mr. Jackson has had
the courage of his convictions and
alone publicly declared himself on
this vital question, those who be
lieve In popular government, in home
rule, In the right of the majority to
determine this and every other ques
tion ought to a man to stand up
and be counted at the Primaries next
Saturday afternoon and cast their
ballots for Mr. Jackson, a man who
In intelligence nnd character meas
ures up to the demands of the posi
tion, and will voice the conscience of
old Wayne. In voting for Mr. Jack
son, wo arc not giving expression now
to our convictions on the Temper
ance question. We simply say: The
people, must be granted their blood
bought right of deciding this ques
tion for themselves that, and noth
ing more; and for this, .Mr. Jackson
alone of all the candidates stands, so
far as wo know. I sincerely hope that
the citizens of Wayne county, who
call themselves Republicans, will
honor themselves by voting for Mr.
Jackson. Vote, and persuade your
neighbor to vote! Give your time
and influcnco this week, and some
timo Pennsylvania shall be free.
W. H. SWIFT.
Honesdale, Pa., May 30. 1910.
POULTRY IN HIS DRUM.
Unlucky vDi-iiiiiiiu-r Had to Share His
Prlzo With tho Colonel.
During tho latter years of tho war
the armies wero frequently obliged
to mnko rapid marches without their
provision trains nnd nt other times
wore obliged to pass through devas
tated regions, whero thero was not
the slightest prospect of obtaining
anything In tho way of food. As a
result df all this tho men wero con
stantly devising ways and means of
obtaining, secreting and transporting
food about their persons.
On ono of the marches of tho Army
of the Cumberland tho soldiers had
orders not to forage, but as their ra
tions wero rathor low it took sharp
watching on the part of tho officers to
provont tho men from foraging when
over tho chanco presented Itself. On
ono occasion tho bass drummor of
ono of tho regimental bands managed
to secure two turkeys and six chick
ens, which ho secreted In tho interior
of his bass drum. When they reach
ed camp that evening the band was
ordered out to play for a review that
had been arranged on tho spur of the
moment for a distinguished officer
who had arrived on a visit. All this
happened before the bass drummer
had time to remove his live poultry
from the Inside of his drum, and, of
course, when he struck It It gave
forth no sound whatever. This ex
asperated the colonel, who shouted
repeatedly to drum harder. Finally,
In a great rage, he came down to
where the latter stood pounalng for
dear life and sweating like a field
"Why in blank, blank, blank don't
you beat that drum hnrder?" ho
"Colonel," said tho drummer In a
voice husky with anguish, "there's
two turkeys and six chickens Inside
this drum, and half of them are for
"Well, why In blnzes didn't you
say so?" the colonel replied. "Fall
out at once and go back to your
As a matter of course the colonel
subsequently shared in the repast.
"FARMER" AMES FOR REPRE
SENTATIVE. W. C. Ames, candidate for the nom
ination for Assemblyman on tho
Republican ticket, wns born In Haw
ley and hns spent his whole life there.
The family was among the early set
tlers of that borough, and have been
identified with it and prominent in
its development practically since the
town was founded. The triumvirate,
John, the father of the subject of this
sketch, Jacob and Reuben, engaged
In the lumbering, farming and mer
cantile business for years and in ad
dition were large dealers in cattle at
a time when droving was in vogue.
They also bought and baled for the
market largo quantities of hay, and
in these various industries did a
large business. Later the firm was
dissolved and tho partnership affairs
divided among the three.
John II., the father of our candi
date engaged In business on his own
account. William was educated in
Hip loral schools and later took a
WILLIAM C AMES.
business course at tho Eastman Busi
ness College. Poughkeepsie. After
completing his studies he engaged In
business with his rather until the
latter retired some 13 years ago. Ho
then purchased from J. F. Drake the
livery business which he has con
ducted since with marked success.
His Is a genial and open disposition
which meets and readily makes
friends. In local affairs he has serv
ed as a member of the town council
and Is at present Mayor of one of the
most thriving towns in the county.
This position he is lllling" with satis
faction to borough residents and
credit to himself. We feel certain
that as Representative he would do
equally as well. In 1909 he repre
sented Wayne co-jnty as a delegate
to the Republican state convention.
Mr. Ames Is one of Wayne's staunch
est Republicans ac well as her most
prominent citizens. adv.
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