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lllE CITIZEN, J'ltlDAY, JULY 10, 1010.
1 CENT A WORD COLUMN
NEW POST OAUDS of Hones
dale. 21 copyrighted. Nowvoch
comes Lion, the flrst steam locomo
tive run In America, North, River
side nnd Central Parks, Main,
Church, Court, Ninth, Tenth and
Eleventh streets in which appear
autos, now state bridge nnd Hotel
Wayne, Carley Drook bridge, Union
Station, Golf Club House, Park Lake
nnd Dyberry river with boats, and
Irving Cliff. All copyrighted by .T.
D. Nielsen. 54eol3
TRUSTEE SALE On Wednes
day, July 20, at 3 p. m., of the goods
of Manuel Jacobson, Bankrupt, who
conducted the Boston Store, con
sisting of Men's and Boys' suits,
shoes, rubbers, hats, caps, shirts, un
derwear, white goods, notions, gro
ceries, also show cases, mirrors,
scales, coffee mill, cash register, and
other articles. Terms, cash. BUEL
DODGE, Trustee. 55t3.
HARNESS, COLLARS and all
kinds of horse goods at Murray Co.,
Honesdnle, Pa. 53t4
FOR SALE Kelly & Stelnman
brick factory building, Including en
gine, boiler nnd sbartlng. Inquire of
J. B. Robinson. 50tf.
WE HAVE 100 WAGONS ready
for your Inspection, possibly we can
make a deal. Come and see us.
Murray Co., Honesdale, Pa. 53t4
LOST A pointer bitch, liver and
white; a hound, black, white and
tan; reward. L. Senft, Fallsdale.
KNIVES, GUARDS and Rake
Teeth for all machines at Murray
Co., Honesdale. B3t4.
FOR SALE One 2-year-old
Orange county Holsteln bull. Spots
are all right on him. P. L. BRA
MAN, Indian Orchard, Pa. 3t.
DESIRABLE PROPERTY FOR
SALE Residence of the late H. C.
Hand, located at the corner of Church
and Eleventh streets; 75 feet on
Church street and 120 feet on Elev
enth street, together with house and
barn. For Information concerning
above property, address W. H. Stone,
Court street, Honesdale, Pa. 43m2
IF YOU ARE PARTICULAR In
buying hay tools, call on us. We
can suit particular buyers. Murray
Co., Honesdale, Pa. 53t4
PROX kills both the potato bug
and the blight, and will not wash
off. Murray Co., Honesdale. 53t4
TWELVE muslin trespass notices
for fl.OO; six for seventy-five cents.
Name of owner, township and law
regarding trespassing printed there
on. CITIZEN office.
ALL KINDS of legal blanks, notes,
leases, deeds, warrants, bonds, sum
monses, constable bonds, etc. Citizen
The editor who can please
everyone is not suited for this earth.
Ho is entitled to a full set of wIiirs.
Human nature is no constituted that
some of our renders would like to
havo us tell the unvarnished trutli
about them, while others would kill
us if wc did. It Is ii comforting
thought to the editor to know the
.Lord himself did not pleji.se every
one on earth. Wc labor hard to
entertain and tickle our subscribers,
but that we should occasionally fail
is to he expected,
The drum corps will have a
picnic at Bellevue park Saturday.
The drum will not beat for the mu
sic, but there will be an orchestra.
Mrs. Ernest Hunter of Farvlew,
who has been receiving treatment
at Emergency hospital in Carbondale
for the past several weeks, was dis
The faculty of the Damascus
High school for the coming year
will be Harry H. Pethlck, principal;
Miss Lucllo Abraham, assistant prin
cipal; Alma Noble, intermediate;
Florence Olver, primary.
The members of the Sunday
school of the Cltestnut Avenue Ger
man Presbyterian church, Scranton,
will conduct their annual excursion
to Lake Lodore Tuesday, Aug. 1C,
and not to the new Mountain ParK
on Thursday, Aug. 11, as previously
The state constabulary claim
thousands of young rabbits are be
ing killed by dogs running loose In
the woods and ask the co-operation
of all sportsmen to assist in bring
ing to Justice those who are respon
sible for the practice of letting their
dogs range at this season.
William H. Hawken, Eugeno V.
Coleman, William H. Seltz,
and John Gogard of tho Irv
ing Cut Glass company went to Duck
Harbor fishing. Hawken and Seltz
started in an automobile and before
they got thero tho machine broke
down. Now parts were procured
from Honesdalo and tho journey
Duck Harborward was resumed. The
party got homo Tuesday night.
When one of them was asked tho
pointblauk question "How many fish
did you get?" he answered "Somo."
The car was not full of fish when
the party got home, and it was not
the superfluous weight of flsh that
was responsible for tho breakdown
on tho road. Anyhow, all four had a
rattling good time and, came back
feeling good. That Is the principal
Tho Midnight Sons will hold aj
dance in Lyric hall Friday evening. I
Services will bo held at the !
Berlin Bnptlst church Sunday at 2.30 j
o'clock. Rev. George S. Wendell I
At the First Baptist church tho I
pastor will preach at 10:30 nnd1
7.30 o'clock Sunday. Tho Sunday1
school will be held at 11.45.
William Kupfer goes to Car
bondale tomorrow to make final ar-
rangements for tho baseball series)
between the teams of tho two towns.
Miss Charlotte Lane entertain- 1
ed a number of friends at the golf'
links Wednesday evening In honor
of her frlond, Miss Regina Eckert of
At a meeting of Protection En
gine company, No. 1, Monday night
William Roadknlght was elected
flrst assistant foreman and John
Carmlchnel second nsslstant.
The Ladles Aid society of tho
Baptist church will hold an ice
cream social the afternoon nnd even
ing of Thursday next. Tnbles will '
bo arranged In the chapel and on
Ben. Robinson's baby is not
Pnullne, as stated in another paper,
but Fannie Estelle. The affable In
surance ngent Is still buying cigars
occasionally. He says his four
young folks look good to him.
Joe Westbrook has been hired
ns newsboy on the D. & H. between
this place and Carbondale, where he '
is relieved by the regular paper-(
and-small-stuff messenger running
through from Albany on tho main
Tho Forest City team did not
play In this city Wednesday, as
previously announced, owing to an 1
oversight on tho part of Dr. Knapp,
manager of that team. The team
was scheduled to play at Lake Lo-!
dore at the excursion of the First !
Aid to the Injured societies, and on
this account the game arranged j
with the local team had to be post
poned. Carbondale Leader. '
A powerful street piano played I
"My Wife's Gone to the Country" 1
six times in front of the courthouse
this morning. All the county offi
cials, from 88-year-old Judge Smith
down to the youngsters about the
building, listened to the festive
strains and contributed when the
hat came around. The piano also
did business in front of the Presby
terian manse, but there it did not
stay so long, though Dr. Swift and
his family are fond of music.
On Irving Cliff Wednesday
afternoon Miss Millie M. Weaver
entertained in honor of Mr. and
Mrs. George Hendrickson of Brook
lyn, N. Y., who are here on their
bridal trip. The guests, aside from
Mr. and Mrs. Hendrickson, were Miss
Minnie Schuller, Miss Mina Frailey,
Miss Annie Carey, Miss Bertha
Pflume, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Trus
cott, Harry Freeman, Massy Trus
cott, Walter C. Weaver, Otto Weav
er and Charles Truscott.
Routine business occupied the
attention Tuesday of the seventeenth
annual convention of the Federation
of German Catholic societies In Pitts
burg. Late in the afternoon Scran
ton was selected as the place where
the convention will be held next
year. Johnstown delegates immedi
ately offered to take care of the con
vention in 1912 and that city was
selected. Solemn requiem mass
opened the session, the president's
report followed, and afterward came
those of the various committees and
the appointment of new ones.
The call for a convention of in
dependent citizens, Republicans and
Democrats, is expected to he sent
out from Philadelphia Friday, but
there seems to be a little interest
in tho movement in Lackawanna
county, says a Scranton political
writer. The call will urge delegates
to attend a meeting at which a state
ticket will bo placed In the field
against the Tener and Grim slates.
Citizens here may be interested in
tho movement, but they are keeping
their interest to themselves. It can
not be learned who, If anybody, Is
to attend tho convenion from this
Tho Wayne County Telephone
company has extended its lines from
John W. Nolan's past Relnlng's pond
Into Cherry Ridge township and has
added quite a number of subscrib
ers to its list. Among them are
Joseph Johannes, Patrick F. Moy
lan, Jacob F. Bauman, James J.
McDonnell, Fred Crockenberg, John
Reissinger, John F. Garlng, Elijah
Rlckart and several others. Tho
lockout or secret service system Is
giving good satisfaction. Tho bells
ring selectively and only when tho
subscriber is called, while thero is
privacy during conversation, all
pther subscribers being locked out.
Tho line Is being built In a very
substantial manner, with heavy
The Consolidated Telephone
company has installed telephones in
tho homes of F. A. Bell, J. A. Hoole,
A. It. Patterson, S. T. Dunn, Lowis
Cllft, Rov. C. R. Burch, W. J. Clift
and others nt Waymart. A new,
modern switchboard will bo In
stalled and an aerial cablo contain
ing 25 pair of wires will be run
through tho village. A 50-paIr cablo
will run out of tho exchange to tako
caro of two trunk' lines of tho
Northeastern Pennsylvania Telo
phono company, two trunk lines
from Honesdulo, and two from Car
bondale for tho Consolidated Tele
phone company, and two from South
Canaan exchango of tho Way no
County Telephone company, all of
which terminate In tho Waymart
At Grace Episcopal church Sun
day, there will be holy communion
at 8 a. m.; morning prayer and ser
mon nt 10.30, and n brief evening
service at 7.30.
Thomas G. Evans, Clem Marsh
nnd Michael Cadden of West Scran
ton went to Hemlock Hollow Tues
day morning on n flBhlng trip. Tho
trip wns made In an automobile.
They will havo a flsh supper Satur
A lawn soclnl under tho aus
pices of tho Y. M. B. C. of tho M. E.
Sundny school will bo held on Dr.
Butler's lawn Thursday next. Ice
cream nnd cake will be sold. Should
tho evening be stormy, the cream
will be served on the porches of the
Mrs. Bridget Manley of Forest
City was token suddenly sick while
attending the excursion nt Lake Lo
dore. Wednesday afternoon. She
was removed to Emergency hospltnl
In Carbondale where she received
treatment. She was Inter taken to
Wednesdny afternoon a slight
lire occurred in a car used by the
Delaware nnd Hudson trackmen nt
Carbondale who are taking-the places
of the trackmen who are out on
strike. Tho fire started while tho
cook was prepnrlng a meal, but it
was extinguished in a short time by
tho company lire brigade.
Rev. A. L. WhittakQr and about
10 members of the Knights of St.
Paul will go to Lake Lodoro Monday
to Join about 20 members of tho
Trinity church, Carbondale, chapter
of the Knights of St. Paul in their
camp at Hemlock point, where they
will remain a week. The Carbondale
members, with their rector, Rov. H.
E. Robbins, and the superintendent
of Trinity Sunday school, Charles J.
Arnold, will remain three weeks.
A meeting of the board of su
pervisors will be held today In Blng
hamton, N. Y. Among the matters
coming up Is the payment of a bill
for ?1.309 incurred by the trial of
Charles P. Knapp at Cooperstown,
Otsego county, which bill has been
received from that county, and bills
for $500 or ?600 more, sent in by
witnesses and others attending the
trial, who charge their extra ex
penses to the county.
Trains on the Honesdale branch
of the Delaware & Hudson railroad
are compelled to run slow on a por
tion of the tracks near the aban
doned plane leading to the old Pow
derly breaker, owing to a mine caveln
about 10 feet from the tracks. The
cave Is being filled In and it is not
expected the roadbed will be affected.
Several small cavelns are occurring
in that section of Carbondale.
Thursday morning as June
Decker was starting out with his colts
on one of the street sprinklers the
team became frightened at the Fow
ler Milling company's automobile.
The bit In the nigh horse's mouth
gave way and the horses started
down Main street at a good clip.
Mr. Decker saw his only chance to
stop them was to drive directly In
to the telegraph pole in front of C.
A. Cortright's house. One horse
went to either side of the pole. The
harness was damaged ?5 or $G worth ,
and one of the horses got some
scratches on his legs.
Dr. Knapp, manager of the rep-!
resentative baseball team of Forest t
City, wishes to deny that his team
played at Archbald Sunday, as men-1
tioned in one of the Scranton pa-!
pers. Forest City played against,
Olyphant at Forest City. The game
had to be called in the third, owing
to the violent rainstorm. The
score was 3-1 in favor of Forest!
City. Tho doctor has a first-class I
team and does not wish it to be
compared with any such team as
played at Archbald Sunday. They
will play Carbondale today and are i
open for all comers who play good
amateur ball. I
Grace Episcopal church will hold 1
a parish picnic at Lake Lodore, Fri
day, July 22, with Trinity church,
Carbondale, leaving Honesdalo at
12.25, returning at 7.31 p. m. It I
Is desired that no children attend this
picnic unaccompanied by their par- i
ents or older persons, although In a
limited numbor of cases, whore ar
rangements havo previously been
made with Sunday school teachers,
children whoso parents aro unnble
to attend will be cared for. Those
connected with tho Sunday school,
as well as parents of the members
of tho Sunday school, should Inform
tho teachers of their intention to at
tend. Others are requested to send
a postal card or to otherwise Inform
the rector, Rev. A. L. Whlttnker,
before Tuesday evening next. This
is important, ns it Is necessary to I
know how many extra cars will bo
Congressman William S. Ben
net, the Port Jervls boy, Now York
lawyer and former New York as
semblyman whom many Honesdale
Republicans know through speeches
ho has occasionally mado hero, Is
still mentioned as a posslblo Repub
lican enndidato for governor to suc
ceed Charles E. Hughes, but ho has
little If any show of landing tho
nomination. Port Collector William
Loob, Jr., who was President Roose
velt's secretary after Georgo B.
Cortelyou went to tho cabinet, Is
tho Oyster Bay choice and probably
tho Whlto House choice. Mr. Ben
net will not discuss his candidacy.
Tho Democrats are pretty well at sea
for a candidate. Mayor William J.
Gaynor of Now Yory city does not
want to run, for ho thinks ho Is
strong enough now to step from New
York's city hall to tho Whlto House
without an Intervening term at Al
bany or the attempt to get one.
Dr. P. B. Peterson has recently
purchnsed a now Wnrren-Dctrolt
At tho Allen house this after
noon It wns stnted that Mrs. Frank
N. Lord, who was so badly hurt In
tho runaway accident near the golf
grounds Saturday, wns comfortable
and holding her own nicely. .Myron
E. Dodge is greatly improved after
bis operation for appendicitis.
A young girl who went Into
C. C. Jndwln's storo nt 2 o'clock this
afternoon enmo out with her new
summer hat on lire. She must have
been leaning over the cigar lighter
for the brim to become Ignited.
Hnlfway to the bank corner her
head felt hot and the lint commenced
to smoke. Sho tore It off nnd threw
It on tho sidewalk and two or three
amused bystanders stopped laughing
long enough to beat out the little
blaze. The hat was ruined.
If you know or hear of nn In
teresting item in the community,
muko it n point to sec that it finds
u place in this paper. Wc should
appreciate your effort nnd will send
inn representative to ascertain or
verify nny missing points. Any
tiling which tends to better or
brighten the news service of n paper
makes it of so much more value to
the community, nnd the subscribers
are the people benefited.
Miss Carrie Smith is in Waymart
for a short stay.
Mrs. Charles Moylon of Waymart
has been in town this week.
Mrs. Norman of the Lyric Is en
joying a two weeks' vacation.
Judson Smith of Carbondale was
a recent business caller In town.
Mrs. Judson Yerkes and son are
visiting friends In Blnghamton, N.
Emanuel Freeman of New York
Is spending a few days with relatives
Daniel Monaghan and Augustus
Willieau spent Wednesday at Elk
Mrs. George Spettlgue Is spending
July at West Shore house, Beach
Miss Mae Finnerty spent the fore
part of the week with Scranton rel
atives. J. A. Staples of Scranton was In
.town on business Tuesday and Wed
nesday. Miss Madeline Roth of Brooklyn
is visiting her aunt, Mrs. Frank Mc
Kenna. Miss Elizabeth Frank of Chicago
is being entertained by Miss Marie
Mr. and Mrs. Frank E. Dennis of
Carbondale passed Wednesday with
Miss Virginia Heck of New York
Is spending some time with Hones
N. B. Spencer, who Is summering
at Lake Ariel, was in town on busi
Miss Dorothy Menner is enter
taining a Vassar college friend,
Miss Katherlne Yates.
Llewelyn Woodley of Scranton
was a business caller in town Wed
nesday and Thursday.
Miss Hazel Spruks of Scranton Is
visiting at the home of W. L. Lem
initzer of West street.
Miss Madeline Gaffney of Port
Richmond, L. I., is the guest of her
aunt, Mrs. Mary Donnelly.
Misses Mary Menner and Grace
Salmon leave today for an extended
stay at Kennebuckport, Me.
A. J. Coleman of Elmira, N. Y.,
spent tho early part of the week
with his Honesdale relatives.
Mrs. John Bader returned Tuesday
evening from a seven weeks' visit
with relatives In Philadelphia.
Misses Gertrude and Marion Murr
man of Honesdale havo been the
guests of friends in Scranton.
Ray Dibble will spend a fortnight
with his uncles In Ushers nnd El
norn, N. Y., and his grandfather in
August Stoquent of Corning, N.
Y., has called on Honesdalo friends.
Ho is In White Mills for a week or
Misses Nellie and Kate Kelly of
Monroe avenue. West Scranton, have
been the guests of Misses Eva nnd
Mrs. August Beck and daughter,
Helen, visited Miss Carrlo Smith at
Captain and Mrs. Baker's in Way
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Miller and
daughter, Gladys, are tho guests of
Mr. and Mrs. Herman Meyers of
Misses Hattle," Edith and Lydla
Hambly and Mario Lightlzer have re
turned from Rlleyvllle, where they
spent a week.
Miss Emma Bono of Dunmore,
who visited her Bister, Mrs. Edward
B. Callaway, last week, Is now at
J. H. Illakoy of Chicago, 111., has
returned homo after spending two
weokB with his friend, Edward Jen
kins of Dyberry Place.
Bcnnott Brcgstoln of New York,
a brother of Louis Brogstoln of
Rlvor street, Is spending a fortnight
with his brother and family.
Vincent Carroll, Kenneth Uglow,
Farrlngton Burhardt, Augustus Bar
borl and Robert Heft, havo return
ed from Laurel Lake whore thoy
wero the guests pf Mr. nnd Mrs.
MAY BE FATAL
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back to Equlnunk this morning.
Snm Held does not bear a good
nnmc. It Is declared by those who
know him hero thnt he has fre
quently been In hot water on both
sides of tho Delaware; that he has
done time In New York and Is count
ed a tough character In Sullivan
county. He has friends In Lords
vllle, N. Y., nnd he went there after
making his escape across tho river.
It Is known thnt ho stopped with
them Tuesday night.
SIke Lord Is over six feet tall
and powerfully put together. In his
youth he was a strong, active man, a
lifter, a wrestler, and a fellow quite
nble to take care of himself In any
sort of a fair light.
"If that scrap had been 20 years
ngo," snid a Honesdale hotel man
who has known Slke for years and
years, "Slke would have cleaned up
the crowd of 'em, Sam Reid and all,
and had n good appetite for his
Reld is between 40 and 45 years;
old. He Is small, spry and wiry. He
will not weigh more than 125. A
sort of a clock tinker by trade, he
has had a small shop In the village
and there he has worked spasmodi
cally, but the majority of men here
abouts that know him say Sam
Reid has never been a steady work
er within their recollection.
On Nov. 5, last year, Slke and
Leona had a light over boundaries
and that ditch. Slke had his sister-in-law
arrested for assault and bat
tery. The case was tried at Hones
dale Jan. 19 and Leona was found
not guilty. The costs were divided
"Mr. Lord may or may not live,"
said Dr. Frlsbie of Equlnunk over
the phone at 2 o'clock this after
noon. "It is too early to predict
yet. Of course, his age Is against
"The report of 20 cuts in the head
from the pick and hoe are an exag
geration. He has about seven, com
mencing over the ear. He is con
scious today, knows what is going
on, and realizes who hit him."
Reld Caught; On Wny Here.
A later telephone from Equlnunk
saya Reid surrendered to Constnblo
James Harford this morning nnd la
on his way with tho officer to Honesdnle.
George Foster has been visiting
friends In Scranton.
Ex-Sheriff Murphy of Hawley was
n caller in town Wednesday.
Miss Florence Rclf is at ABbury
Park, N. J., with Scranton and Car
Mlsa Mary Slebecker of Scranton
Is spending two weeks with her
uncle, Benjamin II. Dlttrlch, at Camp
"As You Like It," Laurel Lake.
Solomon Jones of Lako Ariel Is
visiting his son and daughter-in-law,
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Jones, on
Avenue D., In Mntamoras, N. Y.
'President and General Manager
A. A. Kessler of tho Watson Dump
ing Wagon company, Canastota, N.
Y., Is at the homo of his father,
John B. Kessler, In Galilee. On
Tuesday father and son drove to
Honesdale to see Desmond Kessler,
a brother of the visitor from Canas
tota. Mrs. Charles S. Houck and daugh
ter, Florence, and son, Joseph, of
Hawley, Pa., were calling on friends
In Matamoras Monday afternoon.
Her many friends In Mntamoras
were all pleased to see her again.
Her husband, Prof. Houck, was
formerly principal of the Matamoras
High school. Matamoras cor. Port
Mrs. Mark V. Richards and son,
James, came to Honesdale yesterday
to spend two weeks with Mrs. Rich
ards' parents, Mr. and Mrs. Isaac
J. Lobb. Mr. Richards goes Aug. 1
from the city editorship of the Port
Jervls Gazette to the managing edi
torship of the Plqua (Ohio) Call.
He will shake hands with his Hones
dale friends before he goes west.
IF YOU GO TO SPEND THE
SUJD1ER AWAY FROM
HOME, HE SURE AND
HAVE "THE CITIZEN" KOL-
LOW YOU. IT WILL BE -f
LIKE A LETTER FROM
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