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HONESDALE, WAYNE CO., PA., FRIDAY, JULY 29, 1910.
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THOMAS CROSSLEY GOES TO I
QUAKEH CITV CONVENTION' TO 1
HELP PUT WILLIAM H. BERRY !
OK HOMEBODY EliSE ON THIRD
TICKET FOR GOVERNOR HE'S
l'HOXV FOR HIIIDSALL.
Prothonotary Michael J. Hanlan
will not go to the Philadelphia con
vention to help nominate William
II. Berry, John O. Sheatz, F. O. Glb
boney or "some other well known,
able man" for governor of Pennsyl
vania. Mr. Hanlan is in New York.
He went down Tuesday night, ac
companied by Landlord Thomas Gill
of White Mills, to look after some
private business in which both men
Judge Dirdsall was not able to
arrange his business so as to spend
two days in the Quaker City and
Monday he gave his proxy to Thomas
Crossley, who left Hawley Tuesday
night for the convention. It is not
Btated at the Main street cigar store
where the third ticket men hang
out who Mr. Crossley favors to top
the ticket. He has talked with
Berry men in Honesdale and he lias
learned what he could In advance
about the qualifications of the other
Earl Sherwood, who signed the
little dodger that drew 10 men to the
Saturday night anti-Tener, anti
Grim meeting and who at first
thought of going to the convention,
was one of the Pinchot men in this
part of the state until the deposed
chief forester, at first supposed to
have a legal residence in Pike coun
ty, came out with the plain state
ment that he voted last time in New
Vork and that, for all he has a sum
mer place near Milford, ho cannot
call himself a Pennsylvania citizen.
For a time after Pinchot, the man
Mr. Sherwood swore up and down
could be elected, took himself off
the list of third ticket gubernatorial
possibilities, there was a little talk
about running the friend of Col.
Roosevelt and critic of President
Taft and Secretary Wilson for gov
ernor of New Vork on the Republi
can ticket. Then, at the last minute,
Col. Roosevelt asked Mr. Pinchot
to go out to California and do some
stump work for Gov. Hiram John
son, against whom a stubborn fight
is being made.
After his California speaking en
gagements had been concluded, Mr.
Pinchot started East, but only got
as far as Colorado, where, it appears,
there are more Roosevelt aspirants
for office that the Colonel thinks Mr.
Pinchot may be able to succor.
THIRD PARTV IN A ROW.
Soiled Political Linen Being Disclos
ed on Eve of Independent Con
vention. There is great need of a peace
maker among those who are taking
a prominent part in the direction of
the Independent movement, and un
less a man is found with the tact and
diplomacy to accept such an unap
preciated ofllce there is every indi
cation that tlie third party conven
tion to be held in Philadelphia to
day will have more unsatisfactory
results than the Democratic conven
tion at Allentown.
Instead of keeping the closet door
locked and the soiled political linen
hidden from view, the Sheatz inde
pendent Republicans, the Gibboney
independent Republicans, the Berry
Independent Democrats and the
United Labor independents are giv
ing vent to their political suspicions
in a free-handed manner, and as a
result each is watching the other in
stead of watching the movement.
The situation as viewed at pres
ent Indicates that O. Clarence Gib
boney will receive the independent
nomination for governor, though
heroic efforts are being made by the
Sheatz followers to stem the tide.
Guffey and Ilcrry Hute To Talk
About That Lnun.
Flat denial was made yesterday
by Colonel James M. Guffey of the
statement issued by William H. Ber
ry to the effect that the money bor
rowed by him from Mr. Guffey was
for the use in the capitol graft In
vestigation and was bo expended.
"The loan made by mo to Mr.
Berry was a personal one to be used
in his personal business affairs. The
money has never been repaid. You
will have to ascertain the amount
of the loan and the nature of the
collateral from Mr. Berry," was the
statement ho dictated.
Later Mr. Guffey added: "This
loan in no way should harm Berry
in his political aspirations."
Mr. Berry absolutely refused to
reply to Col. Guffey's denial.
" What is the amount of tho Guf
fey loan?" he was asked.
"That, too, Is a matter I do not
wish to discuss," he answerod.
Don't forget tho Board of Trade
meeting Friday night at 8.
REMAINS THE SAME AND HOUSE I
JS UNDER STRICT QUARANTINE
! EIGHTEEN PERSONS HAVE
! BEEN VACCINATED PEOPLE
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POSSIIHL1TV OF AN EPIDEMIC.
There is nothing new about the
smallpox situation at Tanners Falls,
Dr. Ely, the county medical exami
ner, said today. The house where
Franvllle Bodle lives is quarantined
and everything is being done to keep
the disease from spreading.
"It is doubtless a case of small
pox," said Dr. Ely, who had Just
come from an operation he perform
ed with Dr. Smith of Scranton on a
River street patient whose case is
noted elsewhere in this paper.
The total number of persons vac
cinated by him, Dr. Ely said, Is 18.
The doctor has a letter from Dr.
Bennett of Starrucca in which the
latter says E. W. Hobbs, the Star
rucca patient with the disease, is
coming on nicely, though he is not
Dr. Ely and the attending physi
cian do not want the people of Tan
ners Falls to get worked up Into a
smallpox scare. From this time on
everything will be done to keep the
disease from getting beyond the one
house where It is now, and people
should not worry themselves into
CASE SETTLED ON COSTS.
Three Youths Who Tried to Lick a
Cop Pay Their Hill.
The case against the three young
men, McKenna, Watts and Sllsby,
who smashed one of Durland &
Weston's windows and who also tried
to roughhouse Policeman Levi De
groat, on Wednesday paid the costs
and got out of the mess that way.
The case was postponed three
times to give the three young men
a fair chance to raise the coin. One
report has it that their fun Sunday
morning cost them ?50. The men
that could tell won't tell.
The chief burgess and the town
counsel ugreed to the settlement
and the parties involved say they
will be more careful next time.
STRIKE LEADERS CONFER.
Grand Trunk Situation Discussed by
Lee, Garretson and Murdock.
Montreal, Quo., July 28. President
Lee of the Brotherhood of Railway
Trainmen nnd President Garretson of:
the Order of Railway Conductors are
here from Toronto in conference with
Vice President James Murdock of tho
railway trainmen, who is in active
charge of the Grand Trunk strike here.
Vice President Murdock has Instruct
ed his lieutenants at Ottawa not to
stand in tho way of the resumption of
work at the Bootli company's lumber
mills in that city. Nearly 2,000 em
ployees of the company have loen kept
idle since the strike begun, owing to
tlie inability of the Grand Trunk to
supply freight trains.
BITTEN BY COPPERHEAD.
Wife of Newark Rector Attacked by
Snake Near Greenpoint.
Newfoundland, N. J., July 28. Mrs.
T. Perclval Bates, wife of the rector of
St. James' Episcopal church, Newark,
Is at tlie Idylease inn hero suffering
from tlie bite of a copperhead snake.
She was bitten on Sunday night near
Greenpoint, where her husband has a
camp. The reptile lay colled at tho
edge of a pathway through the woods
and Mrs. Bates almost stepped on it.
Mrs. Bates was taken to the Inn In
an automobile and has since been un
der the care of Dr. E. D. Drake. In
the last twenty-four hours her con
dition has improved.
HONOLULU DECIDEDLY WET.
Hawaiian Islands Seem to Be Voting
Against Exclusion of Liquor.
Honolulu, July 2a In the special
election ordered by congress to deter
mine whether tlie Hnwallan islands
shall become "dry" nnd the importa
tion of all liquor be prohibited, the
"wets" won in Honolulu by a vote of
3,833 to 015.
25 DEAD UNDER BATHHOUSE.
Many Women Injured In Collapse of
Building at Salonika.
Salonika, July 28. A womeu'8 bath
ing establishment at the Turkish sea
port of Kavala collapsed, burying a
large number of bathers. Twenty-fire
bodies have been recovered. Many
women were seriously Injured.
If we chooso our friends for what
they are, not for what they have, and
If we deserve bo great a blessing, then
they will be always with us, presorted
In absence and eTon after death. In the
amber of memory. Cicero.
Counsel For Woman Accused
of Killing Silas E. Lord Ask
Judge SearSe To Let Her Out
On Writ of Habeas Corpus
Hearing Set for Thursday. Af
ternoon and Will Be in Cham
bersPrisoners Bearing Up
Well and Both are In Good
Health-Sheriff Won't Let Sam
W. H. Lee and Frank P. Kimble,
counsel for Sam Reed and Leona
Lord, appeared before Judge A. T.
Searle at his office in the courthouse
this morning at 9 o'clock and pre
sented their petition for a writ of
habeas corpus to get Leona Lord
out of jail. She was committed
Monday by Justice Charles A. Kord
man of Equinunk on the charge of
murder. Mrs. Lord was brought to
the Honesdale jail that night by
Constable James W. Hatford.
Judge Searle set the hearing for
Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock. It
will be a hearing in chambers. The
order of hearing follows:
Text of the Order of 'Jlenrlng.
"To the Hon. Alonzo T. Searle,
president judge of the court of com
mon pleas of Wayne county:
"The petition of Leona Lord
"That your petitioner Is coniined
unjustly, as she apprehends, in the
Jail of the county aforesaid, for some
criminal or supposed criminal mat
ter, as appears by a copy of the war
rant of commitment hereto annexed.
To be relieved from which "im
prisonment your petitioner now ap
plies, praying that a writ of habeas
corpus may be issued according to
tho act of assembly in such cases
made and provided, so that your
petitioner may be brought before
Your Honor, to do, submit to, and
receive whatsoever may be right in
that behalf. And she will ever be,
"Wayne county, ss.
Leona Lord being duly sworn
doth depose and say that the facts
above mentioned are true and cor
rect to the best of her knowledge
"Sworn and subscribed before me
this 28th July, 1910.
"Robert A. Ferber.
"County of Wayne, ss.
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
"To James Harford, constable of
tho township of Manchester, in the1
county of Wayne aforesaid, and to
M. Leo Braman, sheriff of Wayne
county and keeper of tho common
"These are to command you, the
said constable, forthwith to convey
and deliver unto the custody of tho
said keeper of the said common
jail the body of Leona Lord, charge
before Charles A. Kordman, Esq.,
one of our Justices, in and for said
county, with murder. And you, the
TRICK IN OFFER OF PASSES?
Old Erie Railroad Men Reluctant to
Apply for AiinuuU.
An order was recently issued by
tho Erie road to tho effect that
all men in tho service 35 years will
be entitled to annual passes over the
road for themselves and their wives.
What purports to have been tho or
der has been published In several
Somo of tho older employes nro
disposed to believe the Erie has put
a "stick" in this act of philanthro
pic or beneficence. They think It
is a trap to catch the old fellows,
who can bo retired from tho service
on account of old age.
Thero aro several men who would
take advantage of this kindly offer,
but they are afraid to "bite."
Bo a desirable citizen and take
said keeper, are hereby required
to receive the said Leona Lord in
your custody in the said common
Jail, and her, the said Leona Lord,
there safely keep until she be deliv
ered by due course of law.
"Witness my hand and seal this
25 day of July, A. D. 1910.
"(Seal) CHARLES A. KORDMAN.
Hramnn Won't Let Them Snnp Sam.
Sam Reed and Leona Lord cannot
complain that they have not been
committed to the custody of a kind
hearted sheriff. Mr. Braman showed
his disposition to protect the feel
ings of his two prisoners in a strik
ing manner Monday when a reporter
for n Scranton paper tried to get
permission to have a picture of Sam
Reed taken in the jail.
The sheriff at first referred the
newspaperman to District Attorney
Simons, who said the sheriff was
boss at the Jail and could admit or
turn down a photographer as he
The newspaperman hurried back
to the sheriff with Mr. Simons's an
swer. "I've changed my mind," said the
sheriff. "No pictures of Sam Reed
will be taken while I am running
this jail. Suppose you were Sam
Reed or suppose you were Leona
Lord? would you want your picture
scareheaded all over the country
In connection with a murder
Sam Reed and Leona Lord have
not been photographed for any pa
per. They are not likely to be.
Mr. Lee and Mr. Kimble found
their clients in apparent good health,
but Sam Reed has been greatly de
pressed by the death of Lord.
"1 never meant to kill Slko," lie
has said again and again.
Leona Lord, It Is said, talks little,
but she has declared all along that
she knows she is being persecuted.
Her son, Millard Lord, a bright
young fellow who lias taught school
in tills county, has a good many
friends nnd they have assured him
of their sympathy and support. He
tells them that all the facts as to
tho disputed line as well ns the
whole story of the fatal fight over
the ditch will come out when tho
case comes before the jury in Octo
ber. SUE RAILROADS FOR FIRES.
New Vork Claims Damages for Blazes
Engine Sparks Caused.
For tho first time In tho history
of New York stato, actions have been
begun against railroad companies for
damages to timber on stato land, duo
to fires traced, It is declared, to lo
comotive sparks in 1908 when there
was much damage to stato property
during' a long drought.
The' state bases Its actions on tho
alleged failure of tho railroad com
panies to cut away brush, gras3 and
other Inflammable material from
their right of way twlco a year, for
falling to employ an adequate flro
flghting force, and for neglect to
jujrd against sparks and clndors
4Hptralns were going through tho
fas. Two suits havo been Insti
tuted against tho Delaware and
Hudson and four against the New
PUBLIC MEETING FRIDAY NIGHT,
WHEN PLANS OF NEW ROOST
ING BODY WILL RE EXPLAIN
ED, SHOULD RE GENEROUSLY
ATTENDED THREE LAWYERS
TO DISCUSS THREE IMPORT
The Greater Honesdale Board of
Trade meeting Friday night in town
hall will be called to order by Pres
ident Charles J. Smith at 8 o'clock
on the minute. The Board believes
In being prompt about everything,
including the starting of meetings,
and that is why the officers particu
larly desire that every man attend
ing be there at 8 sharp.
Three lawyers will be the princi
pal talkers. One of them will have
something to say about taxation.
Another will outline the need of
more adequate fire protection. The
third fellow will take for his topic
tlie status of the schools that would
be taken in if the borough should
annex more territory.
This meeting Is to be absolutely
public. Secretary E. B. Callaway
said today that the Board will count
it n favor If every man in Honesdale
and nearby will make no other date
for Friday night. They want to tell
them what the Board can do and is
doing. The plans and ideas of the
Board will be fully and frankly dis
cussed and the officers and mem
bers, It should be clearly understood,
are willing for men not members of
the Board to talk and ask questions.
Some Technicalities About Scranton
Lnke Ariel Line.
Various amendments to the Scran
ton and Lake Ariel railroad ordi
nance were suggested by the railway
committee of Scranton common
council Tuesday night.
Albert Davis is against the perpet
ual franchise. John T. Lewis wants
it fixed so that the company can't
block streets indiscriminately. Ed
ward Neureuter wants the company
to pave eighteen inches on each side
of the road where It runs through
the city, instead of twelve Inches. W.
H. Snytzer doesn't want poles stuck
up. In front of people's houses.
John P. Kittredge, Isaac Price and
James Lynott, mall carriers, ask
that a provision be made whereby
mail carriers get free transportation.
President J. J. Brown and W. J.
Davis, two of the promoters, an
nounced that they would be given
it without the necessity of having
to put it in the franchise ordinance.
The committee will visit Maple
street, along tlie Laurel line, where
a demnnd has been to compel the
Laurel line to put a gate up.
HARRISHURG IS IN IT.
Select Councilman Investigating
Commission Form of Govern
ment For Capital.
Harrisburg is tlie latest city to
Join in the Investigation of the sub
ject of government by commission.
For the next four week a council
manic committee will be engaged in
gathering data on municipal gov
ernment by commission in other
states and the laws of Pennsylvania
beafing upon the subject.
B. Frnnk Snavely, a member of
the select council, has been looking
into tlie manner in .which various
cities in New England and the Mid
dle west have been governed. Ho
believes he can find a plan applica
ble to Harrisburg. He has been
working through the legislative ref
erence bureau and says the material
in tlie state library is unusually com
If the Harrisburg councilmen can
find a good working basis, they will
recommend it to the coming conven
tion of third-class cities at York for
consideration In framing municipal
bills for tho next legislature.
Williamsport and Altoona are
much Interested In the commission
Every State To Bo Represented at
Tho Pennsylvania stato commis
sion in charge of the fiftieth anni
versary of tho battle of Gettysburg
has received assurances that almost
every stato in tho union and also tho
national government will send dole-
gates to tho conference to be held
Oct. 13 to arrange for tho semi-cen
tennial of tho great struggle.
At this conference suggestions as
to tlie manner of celebration will be
received. Tho delegates and tho
Pennsylvania commissioners will
meet In Gov. Stuart's office, where
the governor will welcomo them,
and will then go to Gettysburg.
Galileo's telescope, by which ho dis
covered tho satellites of Jupiter In Jan
uary, 1010, Is carefully preserved tn
the Museum of Physics and Natural
History In Florence. 00111600 woa the
first practical telescope made.
HIS CONFESSIONS CONTRADICT
EACH OTHER AS TO WHO WAS
PRESENT AT THE CAR-BREAKING
IN HAWLEY YARD FRIDAY
NIGHT BEFORE THE FOURTH.
Chauncey Tyler, the young fellow
from Erie bridge No. 9, just over
the Pike county line from Hawley,
who was arrested last week Wed
nesday night by County Detective
Nick Spencer and Erie Detective
Frank Kelly for helping break a
refrigerator car at Hawley from
which seven men took eight cases
and one half barrel of beer, now
says the confession before Justice
Annnerman in which he implicated
Ollie Wright and Joe Kelly along
with four others was a lie so far
as Wright and Kelly are concerned.
In two brand new confessions made
Friday and Saturday In the Jail here,
Lawyer Harmes of Hawley, who rep
resents the other two, being present,
Tyler admitted Wright and Kelly
were in no way connected with the
Tyler may now bo tried for per
jury. Ills second confession was made
to Spencer and Kelly In the presence
of a third party, a friend of Nick
Spencer, who accompanied the county
detective to Hawley and was In the
cell with Spencer and Kelly all
through tlie interview. At that time
Tyler said Harry Close was the man
that broke the seal and got into the
car. He sticks to that part of the
story still. Close was thought by
Spencer and Kelly to be at Long
Eddy, but Mr. Harmes said today
that Close might not be so close, af
Wright, who was brought before
Justice R. A. Smith at the court
house here last week Thursday, got
bail in the sum of $200 next day.
Kelly also got out on $200. Nobody
seems to want to go ball for Tyler.
His wife came to see him yesterday
and brought him clean clothes and
some cigarettes. He is a quiet fel
low and makes no trouble in the
SEARCH FOR HEELER'S WIVES.
Police Have Already Found Two New
Alleged Victims of Dentist.
Brooklyn, N. Y., July 2S. The Brook
lyn detectives think that Dr. Harry
Bradley Keeler and the woman who
passes nt various times as his sister
or wife made a business of matrimony,
and a rather profitable one, too, until
they were arrested in Detroit, brought
back to Brooklyn and Indicted for the
larceny of $14,000 from Mrs. Wilhel
mlna E. Lynch of 24 Vernon avenue.
At first the police were Inclined to
think that Keeler's operations had
been on a small scale and that his
companion was his dupe and to a cer
tain extent his victim.
Two women one a shrinking little
woman of about fifty years and the
other a little older but pathetically for
givingconfronted tlie man in the
Adams street court yesterday. The
eldei one, Mrs. Helen Vossburg of 1001
Greene avenue picked him out of a line
The other woman, Dora Schoelles of
Sea Cliff, N. Y., failed to Identify
Keeler, but three persons who accom
panied her picked the man out of a
liiu" as the one who had married her
at the residence of her brother William
nt Sea Cliff on Aug. 2S. 100S.
BIG CHICAGO STRIKE STARTS.
18,000 Builders Quit Work and 10,000
Carpenters May Join Them.
Chicago, July 28. Eighteen thousand
men, members of thirty-seven unions
ntllllated In the Building Trades coun
cil, have quite work. Before tonight
It Is expected that the number will be
28,000. Tho 10,000 carpenters say they
will not Join the strike, but according
to labor leaders it is not improbable
that the entire membership of the
Carpenters' union will be called out
The cause of the strike Is the failure
of the Otis Elevator company to re
move machinists from construction
work on thirty-seven elevators. This
work has been held by the American
Federation of Labor to belong to ele
CLERGYMAN CONTESTS WILL.
Rev. Mr. Williams Wants Share of
Mount Vernon, N. Y., July 28. The
principal contestant of the will of the
lato Mrs. Mary E. Brinckerhoff, widow
of Van Wyck Brinckerhoff, who died at
her couutry estate at Ilastiugs-on-the-Hudson,
und who left an estate worth
between $2,000,000 nnd f3.000.000, Is
Rev. William II. Williams an Episco
pal clergyman of Lyons, N. Y., a first
cousin, who was cut off without a
cent, The clergyman claims that Mrs.
Brinckerhoff was not competent to
lake a will and that It la void.