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HONBSDALB, WAYNE CO., PA., FRIDAY, -JUNE 17, 1910.
GRIM THE WINNER
NAMED BY THE DEMOCRATS
FOR GOVERNOR OVER Wm.
II. BERRY, MAN GUFFY CROWD
WOULDN'T NOMINATE FOR
HEAD OF TICKET PRICE FOR
State Senator Webster I). Grim, a
lawyer in Doylestown, Bucks county,
waa nominated for governor by the
Democratic convention at Allentown
yesterday. He got 101 votes to 109 for
Wm. H. Berry, the man Col. Jim Uuf
fcy, the state .boss of the Democrats,
Samuel B. .Price of Scranton was
named for lieutenant-governor, James
I. Blakeslee of Carbon county for sec
retary of internni affairs, and Samuel 15.
I'liillon of Somerset for treasurer.
Philadelphia, June 10. Democrats
nil over Pennsylvania are today dis
cussing the rundldntes named at the
state convention and Ugurlng upon the
party's prosieets of success at the next
Allentown, Pa., June 10. -After re
covering from the confusion following
the sudden withdrawal from the con
test for the nomination for governor
by C. Ln Hue Munson of Wllllnmsport,
who seemed to have success within his
"WEBSTER GRIM. i
grasp, the Democratic state convention '
made the following nominations:
For Governor State Senator Web-,
ster Grim of Doylestown, Bucks coun-1
For Lieutenant Governor Samuel B.
Price, a banker, of Scranton, Lacka
For State Treasurer Samuel B. Phil
son, nnotber banker, of Myersdale,
For Secretary of Internni Affairs
Ex-Assemblyman James I. Blakeslee
of Lehlghton, Cnrlion county.
Grim wag placed nt tho head of the
ticket In a contest that gave him 191
votes to 109 for ex-State Treasurer
William II. Berry, former state treas
urer, who made public the cnpltol
The platform adopted declares the
tariff law Is a fraud nnd favors fur
ther revision. It wants the trusts
abolished or put under control of the
law, favors safeguanliivi the publlcV
Interest in public lands by conserva
tive laws, declares for an Income tax
wants compulsory arbitration of labot
disputes and the publication of cam
Ballot reform, such as will abolish
the party square and prevent the noinl-
W. U. BERRY,
nation of minority candidates by the
majority Is advocated, nnd flnully more
power to the rallnul committee to ena
ble It to eiiforce Its orders ls suggest
ed. State Chulrwau Oscur O. Dewult,
who had oxpected to tuko second place
on the ticket with Munson as the ban
ner carrier, was deeply disgusted be
cause Munson withdrew. He la quot
ed as saying:
"My man Munson has gone back on
mo. lie threw up the sponga like a
coward, I think, no says ho has
hoart disease. Why, I have had heart
djsooso for forty yoars, yet I woujd
bo good for u dozen campaigns for
governor. I would not go on tho ticket
now for n thousand farms."
Plalsted Nominated In Maine.
Augusta, Me., June 10. Frederick W.
Plalsted, mayor of Augustn, has been
nominated ns tho candidate for gov
ernor In the Democratic state conven
tion nfter a session which lasted nil
day. Mayor Plalsted received 570
votes, while 311 votes were cast for
Obadlah Gardner of Rockland, who
was the party's nominee for governor
Tho platform Includes plnnks favor
ing tho election of Unlted"Stntes sen
ators by tho people, the onnctniont of
a corrupt practice law, nnd tho resub
mission of tho prohibitory liquor laws
to tho people.
Inspecting Itonds of Texns.
Engineer A. W. Long of Scranton
who is connected with the State High
way Department, was In town Wed
nesday. He had been on a tour of ln-
specuon oi cue J i nines ui siuue
roads that Texas township has con
structed and which are entitled to
state maintenance. Engineer Long
was accompanied by George Erk of
Seelyville, who always manifests
great interest In road building and
MB. RHODES OX SOCIALISM
Taking "socialism" as (lie theme, Ches
ter Hager Rhodes of Gouldsboro creat
ed a stir in his graduating address at
Lehigh university, where he received a
bachelor's decree. He dwelt on theori
gin of that political panacea and won
high commendation from the heads of
the departments. Mr. Rhodes is the
eoii of Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Rhodes and
was born in Gouldsboro, Oct. 19, 1887.
Entered the university after graduating
from the local public schools. During
his college career he was a frequent ccn
tributor to the college and was promi
nent in fraternity circles. His Wayne
county friends are giad to note his
Lehigh School District Figures.
The public school sfatBnTfnt of Lehigh
district for the fiscal yeareriding June 1,
declares there were 131pupiis enrolled
in the four schools, who maintained an
average daily attendance of 97. For
cleaning school building and janitor
there is a charge of $72. The total re
ceipts from all sources amounted to $:,
551.34 and the total expenditures $.'5,1 00
25, leaving a balance of $85.09. The
treasurer receives $25 a year. Receipts
from dog taxes are conspicious by their
absenc, the scale of wages paid the
t-chool teachers varies considerably,
the primary teachers getting $55 per
month, the secondary grammar teachers
$50 respectively, and principal of the
High school $75 monthly.
BUTTER Easier; receipts, 15.C30 paclt
aijes; creamery, specials, per lb., 27?inffic;
extras, Z!Yc: thirds to firsts, 23a3CV4c;
state dairy, finest, 28Ha27c; common to
prime, Ha2Cc; process, specials, 25Hc i
seconds to extras, 22H,a2.c. ; factory, sec
onds to firsts, 22Ha3Vic-; Imitation cream
CHEESE Steady; receipts, 9.3SS boxes;
state, whole milk, new, specials, Hal5c;
fancy, small, white, 13!4al4o.; fancy, larce,
white, 13c; fancy, small, colored. He;
fancy, large, colored, lie; average prime.
13Hc; fair to good, 12al8Vic. ; common,
lOalHic; skims, special, Uc; fine, 10V4a
10c; fair to good, 7ViaSa; common.
ia&)ic.; full skims, 2Ma3c.
HAY AND STIUAV-Bteady; timothy,
per hundred, 8Jc.a$1.15; shipping, "BaSOc;
clover, mired, OOc.atl; clover, MaWc; long
rye straw, KaOOc.; oat and wheat, 43a50c. ;
half bales, Zlc. less.
EGOS Firmer; receipts, 6,008 cases;
state, Pennsylvania ond nearby, hennery,
white, 24a6c; gathered, white, 21alc.;
hennery, brown, 22aI3c. ; gathered, brown,
20a22c; fresh gathered, extra firsts, 20a
ZOlic: firsts, 19al8V4c
Chioiao Live Stock Market.
I CATTLE Receipts, IS.000; market strong;
choice beeves, J7.SJaJ.7E; fancy yearlings,
5.7Sa7.75; sood to choice calVes, t9.(0al.
' ltOQS necelpts, 21,000; market strong;
prime stuff, 13.70; packing hogs, S9.53a9.G5.
HHEEI' Iteceipts, x.ooo; market steady;
feeding ewes. 3.CQaS; clipped lambs. 17.M
aS.W; spring lambs, E3a9.2S.
INTRODUCES REGENCY BILL.
Queen Mary to Be Quafdlan if George
V. Should Die.
Loudon, June 10. In the house of
commons Prime Minister Asqulth
secured leuve to Introduce the regency
bill. He stated that tho bill followed
In all respects the latest precedent, the
net of 1810, which wbb passed by par
liament on tho birth of tho lato Queen
Victoria's first child. The bill, tho
prime minister said, provided that
Quocn Mary should bo tho guardian of
any child under eighteen yenrs of ngo
who might succeed King George. It
gave her full power nnd authority In
tho naino of the child to exorcise the
royal power under tho stylo of regent.
The bill disabled tho regent from con
tinuing to hold powor should sho bo
como reconciled to or bold communion
with tho church of. Homo or marry a
person belooglng to that faith.
American Ambassador to France
Returning For Son's Wedding. )
Southampton, England, June 10.
Robert Bacon, American ambassador
to France; J. Pierpont Jlorgnn nnd the
Duke of Sutherland sailed on tho
Adriatic for Xow York.
Ambassador Bacon was accompa
nied by his wife nnd daughter. They
nre returning to America to be pres
ent nt the approaching wedding of
the ambassador's son.
There ls a strong Impression that
Financier Morgan on his arrival In
Xew York will spring a surprise upon
the Equitable stockholders and upon
Insurance circles generally. The plan
of mutunllwUion about which so much
hns been said and which tho lnrge
nnd somewhat seatteilng list of stock
holders makes It dlfllcult to adopt ls
still uppermost? In the mind of the big
financier, and ho favors tho most lib
eral treatment to the many who own
the stock and have struggled hard to
Mr. Morgan contemplates no project
which has the semblance of charity.
But It was said that bis chief desire
was to see a system adopted which
would be a model of judicious co
operation and mutual Interest. To
this end It is understood thnt Mr. Mor
gan has himself nnd through ids trust
ed associates Instituted Inquiries as
to the best solution of n problem
which may start n now era in the
conduct of great Insurance corpora
tions. ANOTHER SEYLER MYSTERY.
Acquitted Suspect In Adams Case and ',
Father In Jail Following Shooting, j
Atlantic City, X. .7., June 10. As a,
result of a mysterious firing of n heavy j
revolver held by Peter Seyler, father j
of William Seyler, recently acquitted j
of the charge of having murdered Jane '
Adams, Jasper Seyler, aged twenty
two, and youngest son of Peter Seyler,
is lying In tho hospital at the point of
death from n bullet wound In the left
breast. Peter Seyler, the father, who
claims that the shooting was an acci
dent, Is In Jail in the same cell with
William Seyler, who was arrested ns
a witness and who also claims that
the shooting was entirely accidental.
The shooting took place In the little
home of the Seylers. Neighbors henrd
the shot and rushed to the house.
They found Jasper lying ou tho floot
only partly conscious nnd with blood
pouring from the wound in Ills brenst.
While the boy was being rushed to
tlie city hospital he revived sulllclently
to declare thatjie believed his father
had fired by accident, but pollco who
claim that they know of quarreling
among tho Seylers refuse to allow l'o
ter Seyler or William to leave tho Jail
until It ls determined whether young
Seyler will live or die.
The shooting created tremendous ex
citement In the neighborhood of the
Seyler home, where the neighbors nre
still excited over the unexplained death
of Jane Adams.
Will Consider Futures BUI.
Washington, Juno 10. Tho houso
committee on rules hns decided to ro
port a special rule fixing n day this
woek for the consideration of tho bill
by RepreaentntU j Scott of Kansas
prohibiting dealing In cotton futures.
Vanderbllt Yacht Launched.
Bristol, R. I., Juno 10, The Vagrant,
b schooner yacht built for Harold Van
derbllt, has been launched here.
Lodge to Lunch With Roosevelt.
Washington, Juno 10. Semitor Hen
ry Cabot Lodge admit that ho has
accepted an Invitation from Colonel
ltoosovolt to take breakfast with hlin
next Sunday morning at Sagamore
HI". . .
FLYER COST MONEY
Willlnm Duffy, aged 73, died last
KKKOHT HKIXG MADH IIV DltAKK week at hl3 home at Otlsvlllo. He
TO OFT IlCK MONTY HI-' UV ' na(' ',een s'c' 'or 80,110 time of heart
DHRSTOOD WAS TO BUY' 1 fieatble
TURKS'!' IX MARYLAND MINK j ' jr.' Duffy was born In County
MORK TIIAX OXK WAYXK Meath, Ireland, and came to this
COUXTY MAX'S INVOLVKD. ! country and to Otisvllle C8 years
, , , . ago. He had been employed by the
?ke- ? )V nne ua? "J- lErle ns a trackwalker. His wife, Mrs.
or, was Induced to take "a flyer" in. sary. Duffy, died two months ago.
n scheme to purchase a gold mine at' He ,B 8Urvlved by threc children:
Great talis, Maryland. William, of Hartford. Conn.; John
Drake was Induced to take a trip nnd All of New York clty Dne
to Carbondale to meet the promoters, j brother nl80 gurvlvcg, James, of Jer-
The proposition looked very promts- sej. CRy.
Ing and the terms were Inviting.
Drake lost little time in gfHng to his
bank and tnking out $ 1,000, which
ho handed to the men behind the
The promoters felt confident they
would turn gold out at such a rate
as to make them millionaires In a
short time. Their receipt follows:
"Carbondale, Sept. 16, 18U7.
This is to certify that the under-'
signed has this day received from P. I
A. Drake the sum of one thousand !
(11,000) dollars and further agree
that said P. A. Drake shall not lose
a dollar by said party one year from
"O. E. Histed,
"F. P. Arnold,
"Dr. F. W. Corson."
Drake, according to' his testimony
Tuesday in his case against Histed,
Arnold and Corson, did lose n dollar.
In fact he lost his thousand, and
within the year snecifled. too. In
the case before Judge O'Neill in the
main court room at Scranton, Drake
Is seeking to recover the $1,000,
with Interest since 1897. F. M.
Monghan is ills attorney.
Defence Admits The Loss.
The defense makes no denial that
Drake lost his money and according
to their contention he is fortunate
that(he did not drop another $1,000.
Arnold and Histed live In Carbon
dale. Corson is from Maryland.
Testimony given by L. P. Burrows
before a commissioner at Washing
ton, D. C, and which will be placed
In evidence, gives the story-, of rthe
proposition In detail. ' .-.,'
The witness Burrows Is engaged in
the profession of geology, mineralogy
anu metallurgical cnemisiry in
Washington. In 1S97, ho says, he
went to Carbondale and Interested a
number of men in a
iir unai runs,
purchase a tract ne
Maryland, that gave every indication
of producing a large amount of gold J
ore. He had an option on this Mary-
land property and It was to cost
According to Burrows' testimony, 1
Drake put Ills money in with the oth
ers. The subscriptions were secured
through William McMullen, then nn i
assistant supeilntendent of the Dela
ware and Hudson. According to Mr.
uurruws, uraite ussureu me promo-'
tors he would invest ?2.000. Ho ad-
vnneed only one-half of the 52,000.
urnite s ianure to provide an nu-
ditlonal ? 1,000, nccording to Bur
rows' depositions, resulted In the op
tion going by default nnd the .pro
moters lost heavily, so tho mining
expert clnims. Burrows' testimony
ls that while he still held the option,
he had been assured that in the event
of the Cnrbondalo men getting hold
of the property thoy could sell out at
any time for about $150,000.
Histed and Arnold, If reports are
true, lost heavily. Now they nre
lighting hard to avoid reimbursing
Drako for what ho lost. It ls their
contention that the agreement play
ing such nn important part in tho case
was accepted by Drako merely as a
receipt, and that he was to take his
chances like the others nnd share in
the profits, if any profits came. At
torneys E. A. Delaney and H. W.
Mumford nre counsel for the defend
ants. Much Interest In Wnync.
All the parties, both litigants and
lawyers, are known in Honcsdnlo and
Wayne county with the exception of
Burrows, who, however, ls acquaint
ed with a good many people in Way
mnrt. He has found considerable
metal in the hills of South Canaan
Willlnm McMullen, the rnllroad of
ficial mentioned as having been In
volved, was a superintendent on tho
old Gravity road and was killed on
Needs to Leurn Life's Lesson.
When wo seo a man whoso family
Is subsisting on the bare necessities
of life, and ho goes about crying hard
times, and thon seo blm como out
of a grocery store with a plug of to
bacco a foot long in one hand, a bag
of smoking tobacco In tho other, our
compassion for him drops 40 degrees
below the point of sympathy. That
man needs to learn life's lesson over.
that "Ho who spondeth his money
for naught, shall come to poverty,"
and in 99 casos out of 100 it's the
poverty stricken class that do it.
Pr.A 1 11 UK (Mill 'I'UAUK-U rtijltl'ill.
After Service of 58 Years With tho
SPKCIAL TRAIN DISCOXTIXUKD.
Patronage Xot Sulllelent to .Helm
burse Cnrbondnlc Merchants.
The Thursday special train on the
I Erie arranged for by the merchants
of Carbondale for the accommodation
of the rural trade will, In all prob-
ability, be discontinued.
There have been three trains run.
The first was patronized by about
100, the next by 50 and 20 came
down on the third.
This patronage, while showing that
the residents in the outlying districts
appreciate the service arranged and
the attractive bargains offered to
them on Thursday of each week, has
not been sufficient to pay for the
train. The merchants were called
upon to guarantee the Erie railroad
?125 a trip, and the patronage has
been far below that amount and con
sequently the merchants have been
compelled to make up the loss to the
One of the reasons ascribed to the
failure of this plan to bring trade
into the city ls that the farmers are
very busy at this time of the year
with their planting and other work,
and have not the time to spend an
entire day in the city. There Is some
talk of having the train resumed in
the fall, and It ls thought that much
better results may be secured at that
time after tho crops had been, har
vested. . r . '
HEPBURN. -LOSES SEAT.
)HouSB Commiltee Decide8 Contest ,n
Favor of Dsmocretic Opponent.
Washington, Juno 10. Former Rep-
"otter known perhaps as -Old Pete,"
,..ilr. iu i,i,.Hti..,i -iti, ii, ist
railway rate law put
on the statute books,
has lost Ills contest
for the seat of Wil
liam D. Jniniwon,
the Democrat, who
beat him a couple of
years ago for re-election
to the house
from tho Eighth dis
trict of lnwii. Tho
... ilouso t.0minItteo on
1 elections decided In favor of Jamleson.
Ti,is S!lmu committee also confirmed
, the election of Representatives Lecnro.
Patterson and Lever, all Democrats.
representing the First. Second nnd
Seventh congressional districts of
North Carolina, whose seats were con
tested by A. P. Prlelouu, u negro; Isaac
C. Meyers and R. II. Richardson re
spectively. The three contestants are
TROLLEY MEN STRIKE.
Yonkers Motormen and Conductors
Quit Work Service Stops.
Yonkers, June It!. Trolley service is
tied up by a strike of the 300 motor-
men and conductors employed by the
Yonkers Railroad company. Within nn
hour nfter tho strike was culled them
wus not a wheel moving on tlie trolley
system. Thousands of New York com
muters were inconvenienced, ami muuy
walked to Van Cortlandt park to catch
subway trains for tho city.
The trolley employees recently de
manded 30 cents nn hour. Instead of
the sliding scale of from-lil to 'J5 cents,
now lu force. Receiver Leslie Suther
land, to whom the strikers appealed,
told them they would have to cofer
with Receiver Whltridge. Ho refused
to comply with tho request and snld
ho would strenuously oppose tho ra6n
If they went on strike.
FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL
Closing 8tock Quotations.
Money on call today w-oe S per cent
time money and mercantile paper un
changed In rates. Closing stock quota
tlons on the Now York exchango June 13
Amal. Copper... 62H Nort St Weet...tW
Atchison 104 Northwestern ..lUVi
U. &O U1H Penn. n. B, U1H
Hrooklyn R. T. TTH Reading IHM
Ches. & Ohio.... 80 Rock Island 0W
C. .CG&St.U. 80 8t. Paul 1K
D. & H ,165Vi Southern Puc.iaH
Erie . 2TH Bouthern Ry.... SM
Hen. Electric. ...147 South, ny. pf... 0)
UL Central 135 Sugar ......UTX
lilt-Mat 1SH Texas Paclno... 80
Louis. & Nash..lUVi Union Paclno.. .ITOTi
Manhattan 134 U. S. Steel TIM
Missouri Pac... KM V. B. Steel pf.,.HMi
N. Y. Central... U6H West Union 63
Savings of Wireless Invest
ors Swept Away.
PROMOTERS MADE MILLIONS.
Raid Made Upon Office of United Wire
less Telegraph Company by Post
office Inspectors Sensation
al Disclosures Made.
New York, June 10. Thousands of
Investors throughout New York, New
Jersey, Pennsylvania and other state,
wiio have been Induced to buy stock
In the United Wlrelsss company, nre
wondering If all the hard earned sav
ings they have parted with have been
It ls alleged that the United Wireless
Telfgruph company hns sold close to
520,000,000 worth of stock throughout
the country by menus of fraudulent
Christopher C. Wilson, president of
that corporation, nnd Seth S. Bogart,
vice president, have been nrrested by
United States iiostolllco inspectors nnd
deputy marshals ou a charge of send
ing mlspresentnttous through the
United States molls for the purpose of
selling stock In tho company. The ar
rests were made hi tho magnificently
furnished olilces of the company at 42
uroauwny, uuu largo quantities or
books and documents were seized.
Wilson nnd Bogart, who was nt one
time general superintendent of tho
Western Union Telegraph company,
were hustled out of the building and
up to the federal building several
hours nfter the raid. They were biken
first to the otflco of United States Mar
shal Heukel and wero later arraigned
before United States Commissioner
Commissioner Shields fixed ball la
th6 case of Wilson nt $125,000 and $10.-
000 In the- case of Bognrt.
Chief Postolllce .Inspector Meyer, af
ter the arrests, gave out an extended
statement, telling of the operations of-
the United Wfreless coucern. Among
other charges made by Inspector Mey
er Is this:
The olllcers of this company have
sold to tho public thousands of shares,
claiming all the time that thoy were
holding their shares and putting the
money received from tlie public Into
the plants of the company. One of the
olllcers is believed to have cleaned up
$.5,000,000 nt $10 a share, and possibly
$10,000,000 at the ranging prices of 10
to $."0. Tho other olllcers of lesser de
gree have proilted lu proportion.
There are L'S.OOO stockholders
throughout the country, many of whom
have placed their savings in tho stock
of the United company through false
representations that have been made
by its olllcers. A portion of the busi
ness has been done by soliciting agents
In a house tt house canvass, but the
greater portion of the stock selling has
been done by use of the mails, either
through newspnper advertising or cir
culars. NEWLANDS OBJECTS.
Claims That Democrats Were Excluded
From Railroad Bill Conference.
Washington, June 10. Senator Now
lands of Nevada, the lone Democratic
conferee ou the part of the senate in
the consideration of the administra
tion railway bill, has tiled a minority
Mr. Newlnnds' dissent was based on
the allegation that the conference had
not "been full and free," as contem
plated by the rules. He charged that
for six doys, or from Juno 7 to Juno
13, he and tlie Democratic conferees
from the house wero excluded from
tho conference until nfter the report
had been agreed on nnd printed.
Showers today nnd tomorrow; light,
The Trolley In Japan.
Japan has been Invaded by tho trol
ley. Shades of the samurai! From
misty dawn uutll tho fireflies nro astir
ouo may now trolley around Tokyo nnd
from there to Yokohama. No other
trolley system on earth offers a mora
tempting nnd diversified program for
Its guests than this trolley ramble, for
Instance, which visitors to tho Japa
nese capital are now taking at a cost
of less than 50 cents. From any cor
ner of Tokyo tho trolley deposits ono at
tho Shluagawa suburb, whero tno ru
ral lines bavo their city terminus. Tho
equipment Is made up of heavy high
powered cars, quite similar to thoso
used in tho snmo servlco in tho United
States. Tho dlffereut devices about
tb'e cars bear tho names of patentees
and manufacturers familiar to thoso
who overhaul tho rolling stock of any
American company Travel Magazine.