The citizen. (Honesdale, Pa.) 1908-1914, August 19, 1910, Image 4

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Entered as second-class mntter. at the post
ntflce. Honesdale. l'a.
c. ii. dorrunqeii. m. r. allen,
bknby wilbo.n. e. b. 1iahdenberqi1.
KIM DAY. AUG. 10, 1010.
For Governor
For Lieutenant Governor
Secretary of Internal Affairs
State Treasurer
For Congress,
For State Senator,
Champ Clark says he can almost
see himself In the Speaker's chair.
It is a mirage. Omaha Bee.
After that do you blame 'em for
calling the Missouri statesman
"Chump" CLARK?
Brother HAINES needs to read up
on the finances of Pennsylvania. He
says Pennsylvania might have Imi
tated Minnesota. He should have
said that Minnesota has Imitated
Pennsylvania and in so doing has
become a taxless state. Pennsylva
nia levies no state tax on individu
" als, and she has a surplus In the
treasury of ?8, 000, 000. She spends
twice as much for education and
roads as Minnesota does. Indeed,
Pennsylvania stands at the head of
all the states in financial soundness.
Corporations and men with money at
interest pay all the state taxes.
It is said that JOHNSON, the col
ored pugilist, has almost closed ne
gotiations for a handsome residence
In one of the most exclusive and
aristocratic sections of Brooklyn.
Moving pictures of the expressions
of the social elect who will be his
neighbors would be even more Inter
esting than the fight ones. Balti
more American.
Having thus far failed in our long
and heartfelt effort to have a law
prescribing capital punishment for
snobs placed on the statute books
of any state, we are willing to 'ac
cept provision of the next best pen
alty for folks who try to look down
on their neighbors and this pen
alty may well be the proximity of
JACK JOHNSON, the Texas nigger
with the J180.000 wallop that put
JIM JEFFRIES to sleep.
White Mills did well to organize
that protection fire company. It
was and Is badly needed. We are
glad to be able to chronicle the fact
that CO White Mills business men,
many of them prominent in the life
of the village, joined It without de
lay and that for Its officers there
were chosen some of the most solid
citizens in that corner of Wayne
county. The next time a house
right In the heart of the village com
mences to smoke at 4.15 In the
morning there will be a trained and
systematic effort made to reduce the
flames, with the probable result that
tho property will not be converted
into a heap of ashes. Success to the
White Mills fire company, nnd con
gratulations to the men that have
started this very necessary organiza
tion on Its way! They are desirable
citizens in the most genuine signif
icance of a term which has been
somewhat overworked and abused
during recent months.
Mr. SWALLOW of the Prohibi
tionists pronounces WILLIAM II.
BERRY a blackberry, the Democrats
declare that in his hopelessness ho
Is nothing but a blueberry. And tho
Republicans declare it will bo the
easiest thing in the world to dew
berry. Now, what kind of a berry
Is he? Philadelphia Evening Call.
We dew bollovo Mr. BERRY will
be even more of a blue BERRY af
ter that llttlo affair in November,
and wo claim priority up horo In
Wayno for coining the "blue" pre
fix for tho Keystone gubernatorial
candidate. Let The Citizen blow
and brag for onco In tho wholo 07
years It has boon preaching the G.
O. P. gospel In northeastern Penn
sylvania. Wo took pains to call him
a blue BERRY as long ago as the
tenth day of July. Tho Phllllo Call
waited until Aug. 10, Dr. SWALLOW
came out with his black BERRY
In tho interim, and as for tho Repub
lican faithful, why, bless your heart
and soul, they knew they could do
BERRY Just tho moment tho Phila
delphia convention put him on the
The man who now wears n duck
suit need have no fears of drowning.
The man who calls that good hot
weather humor ought to be ducked
In the nearest frogpond!
Aviators are great disciples of
cheerfulness. They arp averse to be
ing cast down.
President Diaz wishes it distinct
ly understood that he Is the Mexican
Here's hoping the Honesdale hit
ters send the Tnylor Reds home feel
ing very blue.
Insurance companies are retrench
ing on nccount of the high cost of dy
ing. Where's this thing going to
A lot of people are planning per
fectly grand summer vacations they
know very well they are not going to
Miss Democracy feels nervous
when she thinks of the come-back
record of the Republican party.
It Is surely a great race when only
n paltry nine games separate the
first and sixth clubs in the York
state league.
We have a premonition that Wayne
county will contain a dead sheriff
and a dead editor very soon after
the curbstone horse trader reads this
issue of The Citizen.
Col. Roosevelt will not talk poli
tics for two months. The nation will
therefore be compelled to depend
solely upon the mlndreadlng Wash
ington correspondents, who will not
be at all backward about Interpret
ing his thoughts.
Yes, it's entirely true that all the
newspaper scribblers In this bor
ough. Including the man who writes
this column as well as "Off the Bat,"
would dearly love to see Sam Reed's
scrapbook of newspaper clippings
and hear the little watch tinker from
Equinunk tell what he thinks about
the journalistic limelight which sur
rounds his case.
Even the sky pilots have their
I discounts and reductions. At first
Wright and Curtiss wanted ?10,000
to fly at Allentown fair. The direc
tors wouldn't pay it and In refusing
so big a check to the aerial naviga
tors they intimated that Wright and
Curtiss and all that colony were sky
pirates Instead of the other thing.
The usual vaudeville show was then
signed up. Now the sky pilots, or
sky pirates, or whatever you choose
to style them, have offered to knock
off f.4,000 but It's too late. The
slack wire man and the contortionist
and the juggler and the clown and
the ragtime vocalist will hold the
boards, as usual.
Scranton's population is a shade
under 130,000. Some Electric City
optimists thought their town would
go to the 150,000 mark, but no real
ly conservative Scrantonlan looked
for more than 130,000 or 135,000.
But Scranton's growth Is by no
1 means ended. She has Jumped from
102,000 to 129,000 odd between
i 1000 and 1910; she will make the
150,000 class, beyond doubt, when
Uncle Sam's 1920 nose-counting Is
in order. Scranton has an eligible
. location, both commercially and iu
I dustrially, and Scranton has lots and
I lots of pushful citizens men who
do not propose to take more tnan an
hour for dinner until they make their
city the third In Pennsylvania In
point of population.
Two swains are In Philadelphia
hospital as a result of a vote for the
prettiest girl at a Polish picnic. Who
said the days of knight errantry are
over? Harrisburg Patriot.
In order that her dog wouldn't
have to ride in the haggago car a
San Francisco woman made her hus
band pay $2,000 for a private car.
And yet they want to vote! Harris
burg Telegraph.
The news that the Texas Demo
cratic state convention has endorsed
Senator Josoph Woldon Bailey for
president of tho United States is
more curious than important. Har
risburg Patriot.
At a party In tho couutry lately
kissing games were played, relates
tho Atchison Globe. A young man
who was present says tho girls fight
now, as they used to. But wo'd rath
er kiss a lighting country girl than a
fighting town girl. When a girl re
gists, a man usually kisses her hair,
nnd thoro's a sort of dond taste to
jute that you don't notice In real
hair. Peckvlllo Journal.
Jack Johnson, champion pug of tho
world, Is autolng about tho exclusive
suburbs of tho eastern cities, picking
out sites for lino homes ho never
Intends to build. Johnson has a bug
on this thing, but tho whlto owners
of homes in tho sections ho has
visited don't seem to realize it and
are fast going to tho bug themselves
for fear ho and his bug alights among
them. Bellefonte Watchman.
We agree with Upton Sinclair on
the general proposition that young
authors ought to be endowed. Our
disagreement with him, however, lies
in the fnct that we think they ought
to be endowed with brains. That
particular phase of It doesn't seem
to have occurred to Up. Philadel
phia Inquirer.
"Drafted by the peoplo" Clarence
Glbboney will run on the Keystone
ticket. What rotl Glbboney knows
full well that the Keystone conven
tion was as badly bossed an nffalr
as any political convention In recent
years. With but few Instances the
delegates to the convention were
either self-chosen or picked out by
the lenders of the third party move
ment. The nominee for governor
wns "slated" and his nomination
brutally forced upon the delegates.
As a sample take the Bucks county
delegates: Who authorized their se
lection? Was any meeting held at
which they were chosen to represent
those In attendance? We haven't
heard of any. And Bucks county Is
only one of many others throughout
the stnte. "Drafted by the people?"
Bah! The people had no say at all!
In fact, the general public takes so
little Interest In the doings of tho
Fllnn-Van Valkenberg crowd that
little Is heard of the movement In
this locality. Bristol Courier.
What will they do with the third
ticket? Why, they'll bury it, of
course! Judge Henry Wilson.
Who started that statement that
I was the mayor of Lake Lodore all
day Wednesday? Fred G. Tolley.
I find It takes time to make over
a drugstore and get it fixed up the
way you want It, but I expect to
have a good one when I get open.
Percy L. Cole.
I was in Snohomish, Washington,
last week. This is the greatest
cherry country in the world. One
tree has a record of two tons of
cherries In one season. W. W.
Wood, Jr.
I stopped a runaway Tuesday af
ternoon when W. F. Wood's team
from Beach lake started to run from
in front of the Jadwin building. I
do not lay claim to a Carnegie hero
medal, but I feel I ought to have
honorable mention. Peter H. Iloff.
I deeply regret that the little al
tercation between George Keller and
another friend of mine should have
taken place at my establishment.
They have made it all up now, but
If they start another row there I
shall lock them both up for disor
derly conduct. Sheriff M. L. Bra
man. , T
I don't ask any odds of any Yankee
from Connecticut, though in this, case
I've offered to put ?100 against $100
that the alleged "Yankee" is really
a Johnny Bull. If he sits down on
my bag again, In Braman's barn or
any other place, there will be a
funeral and it won't be my funeral,
either. George Keller.
The proper solution of the liquor
question is to license the drinker.
Make it a penal offense to sell or give
liquor to any person not licensed.
Revoke the license of any person
who drinks beyond moderation. Re
strict the granting of licenses to those
who, beside Jjeing 21 years of age
and law-abiding citizens, shall have
their petition signed by those who
are dependent upon them for sup
port. W. W. Wood.
I went to my office Tuesday night,
and the door was locked, and yours
truly didn't happen to have his key.
There was nothing to do but to try
to crawl through tho offico window
by going over the roof of tho shed
The roof is low and I got up there
In the shake of a lamb's tall, but the
roof, I had forgotten to remember,
was covered with fresh tar. I lauded
on one knee and went right Into a
pool of tar that I could feel. It
soaked right through, and after I'd
found what I wanted in my desk I
had to spend half an hour with
naptha to get the stuff out. Other
wise my ?27 suit would have been
put out of commission. Wyman W.
Sour Stomach
.Ml-o-mi Puts the Stomnch In Fine
Slmpo in Five Minutes.
If your stomach is continually
kicking up a disturbance; if you feel
bloated and distressed; if you belch
gas and sour food Into tho mouth,
then you need Ml-o-na Stomach
Ml-o-na stomach tablets glvo In
stant relief, of courso, but thoy do
moro; they drlvo out the poisonous
gases that causo formentntlon of
food nnd thoroughly clean, renovato
and strengthen tho stomach so that
It can readily digest food without
artificial aid.
Ml-o-na stomach tablets are guar
anteed to cure Indigestion, acuto or
chronic, or money back. This means
that nervousness, dizziness and bili
ousness will disappear. Druggists
everywhere and G. W. Pell soli Ml-o-na
for COc.
"I was under tho caro of four dif
ferent doctors during nine months
and was cured of dyspepsia by MI-o-no."
Mr. Joseph Grondino, 197
Fountain street, Fall River, Mass.
Booth's Pills for constipation 25c.
Americans certainly learned some
practical and useful lessons in road
building at the international road
conference which has Just adjourned
Its sessions at Brussels, and whose
deliberations ought to be spread
broadcast throughout the United
States. Hero in Monroe, where great
Interest attends the roadmaklng sub
ject, not only ns an Idea but as a
concern relating to the need of mak
ing It a still more thorough subject
for Monrocltes to be familiar with,
there should not be required even a
suggestion to look up details of this
conference's findings.
Thd American delegates nil say
that the great lesson of the congress
for America Is the showing of the
absolute necessity for tho Introduc
tion of a uniform system of road
building In the United States. Josoph
W. Jones of New York, one of the
representatives of the Automobile
Touring club of America, says that
chaos is bound to prevail so long as
the idea that local engineers should
have full control of road building,
governs in America.
"We need," said Mr. Jones, "a
system like that In Frnnco, of na
tional, state and county roads, de
creasing In width according to the
Importance of the tralllc nnd built
nt the expense of the national gov
ernment and the states." Editorial
in Stroudsburg Times.
Hut Givnter Acreage Means 80,
(1(10,0(10 Increase in Yield.
The average condition of the corn
crop Aug. 1, as estimated by the
crop reporting board of the depart
ment of agriculture, made public
with the general monthly crop re
port sent out of Washington, was
79.31 as compared with 85. 4 last
month, 84. 4 a year ago and 82.1,
the average on August 1 for tho last
ten years.
The average condition of spring
wheat on Aug. 1 was C1.0, as com
pared with 61.6 last month, 91.6
last year and 81.9, the ten-year av
erage of that date. The average
condition of the oat crop on Aug. 1
was 81.5, as compared with 82.2
last month, 85.5 a year ago, 76.8 In
1908 and S2.C the ten-year average
on that date.
In spite of the lower condition of
the corn crop, the Increased acreage
devoted to that cereal probably will
increase the crop of the present
year about 80,000,000 bushels over
the crop of last year, according to
the view of expert statisticians In
this city.
State Grange For Systematic Crop
At a meeting of the executive and
legislative committees of the state
grange in Harrisburg Tuesday plans
were discussed for a systematic gath
ering of crop reports and statistics
from all parts of Pennsylvania. It
is proposed to launch such a project
next season.
The executive committee adopted
resolutions urging the dairy and food
commissioner to revoke the licenses
of dealers convicted of illegal sales
of oleomargarine, notwithstanding
the fact that the attorney-general's
department In an official opinion
has informed the commissioner that
he has no authority to revoke li
censes. Health Hints for Late Summer.
Although diseases incident to ex
cessive solar heat may soon be ex
pected to decrease, a word of caution
Is needed to guard against those
which are so frequent and severe In
late summer. It is notable that the
number of prostrations in cities
which are so frequent last month
have been comparatively few since
the season became less torrid. But
the danger of being overcome by the
heat during prlods of great humid
ity continues throughout August, es
pecially In our eastern seaboard dis
tricts. As tho summer days shorten and
the fall of temperature Is frequently
rapid at night, on aggravation of
acute intestinnl diseases (which aro
rife in all the warm months) is of
common occurrence, and such disor
ders become very serious when hot
spells are suddenly broken by chilling
winds. Malnrla, too, is doubtless
now on tho increase in all low ly
ing, damp nnd mosquito Infested
districts. But in the last half of
August and during September it is
exceedingly important to guard
against typhoid fever, which has
been recently reported as unusually
prevalent, possibly as a result of the
dry season, in which tho water sup
ply Is apt to become Impure. West
Chester Local News.
they cannot reach the seat of tho
disease. Catarrh Is a blood or con
stitutional disease, nud In orKer to '
cure It you must tnko Internal reme-1
dies. Hall's Catarrh Curo Is taken j
Internally, and acts directly on the
blood and raucous surfaces. Hall's)
Catarrh Curo is not a quack medi-1
cine. It was prescribed by one of I
tho best physicians In this country!
for years and is a regular prescrlp-1
tlon. It Is composed of tho best
tonics known, combined with tho
best blood purifiers, acting directly
on tho mucous surfaces. Tho per
fect combination of tho two Ingred
ients Is what produces such won
derful results In curing Catarrh.
Send for testimonials free.
Toledo, O.
Sold by Druggists, price 7Cc.
Take Hall's Family pills for constipation.
It Ha Made 30 Mile an Hour Can
Carry Three Passengers.
Brlco Cowen, a Los Angeles boy; 16
years of age, has Just completed tba
construction of a real automobile, He
calls It the Callfornlu Mid got.
It la built upon principles similar
to those of the factory made cars and
is capable, demonstrated by actual
tests, of skimming over tho road at
twonty-flvo to thirty miles nn hour.
It has also climbed hills of 30 per
cent, grade, according to tho Techni
cal World, and has carried threo pas
sengers over ordinary roads.
Tho car Is six feet In length and
weighs about 300 pounds. It la pro
vided with a 3 horse-power engine, has
a friction transmission and a double
chain drive. It has a throe foot tread,
with nine speeds forward and throo on
tho reverse.
The machine is air cooled, the bat'
tery control Is through an oloctrlo
light switch and the differential oper
ates successfully. There are exter
nal brakes on the rear whoels. and
tho machine Is otherwise fully equip
ped throughout.
Aside from the engine, the ma
chine was built entirely by too boy
and even the engine had to bo re
built to conform with none of tho pe
culiarities of tho automobile's make
up. His other purchases consisted
only of rods, wire, nails, pine boards,
a few casings and such material, ovon
tho wheels representing his workman
ship. The latter are equipped with
motorcycle tires.
Wild Flowers of the Tropica.
Between Tonala nnd the Guatemala
border exists one of the greatest flor
al bowers in the republic. This Is
tho time of year when all of the morn
ing glories and many other wild flow
ers of the tropics are beginning to
bloom, and railroad men who ore fa
miliar with all the roads of the re
public say that the grandest sight of
nil Is to be seen hero. Tho maoslvu
trees In the forest which line for miles
the railroad are covered to the tops
with vines and blossoms, and the tclo
gTaph poles and wires present a simi
larly beautiful sight
Along the line nre hundreds of
cornfiolds, and it seems that each
stalk of corn forms a pole upon which
Is growing a morning glory vine. This
does not In the least hinder the crop,
for the corn of tho particular season
has been topped ready for harvest
Near Mepastepec, below here, there
Is a lane some six kilometers in length
where the tops of the trees on either
side of the track almost meet, forming
a most strikingly beautiful floral arch.
These trees are all covered with vines
with the millions of blossoms, and the
Bight Is one rarely, If ever, seen In
other parts of Mexico.
And Moro Dry "Weather Will Slake
1010 Fearful Year.
Another short apple crop, the
fourth In succession, seems likely
from present indications. It will
be still shorter and poorer if we get
much more dry weather. In gener
al it will be about half a crop, but
differently distributed from last year;
more apples on tho Pacific coast and
rather more In the New England and
W. B. HOLMES, President.
A. T. SEARLE, Vice Pres.
We want yon to understand the reasons for the ABSOLUTE SECUK1TY
of thin Bank.
HAS A CAPITAL OF - - - $100,000.00
MAKING ALTOGETHER - - 507,000.00
EVERY DOLLAR ol which must be lost before anyjdepositor can lose a PENNY.
It has conducted a growing and successful business for over M5 years, serving
an increasing number of customers with fideelitv and satisfaction.
Its cash funds are protected by MODERN STEEL,. VAULTS.
All of these thni'-s. coupled with conservative management, insured
by the CAUKFUL I'KlitiONAI. ATTENTION constantly clen the
Hank's affairs by a notably able Hoard ot Directors assures the patrons
ol that sUl'ltK.MK SAFKTY which Is the .prime essential of a eood
Total Assets,
Sunday Excursions
- - To - -
Attractions at the Lake will be in full
Middle states, but not so many In tho
central west and Canada.
As for prices, thnt will depend
somewhat on general business con
ditions, ns well as on the shortage
of tho crop. Growers have not for
gotten how in 1907 tho prospect of
high prices was spoiled by tho panic
and business depression.
Just now tho outlook seems nono
to6' good In that direction, and for
any reason, so far as It goes, grow
ers should not try to force prices
too high before accepting a fair of
fer. Also, remembering the numer
ous failures of that year, it will be
well to use a little extra caro in se
lecting a reliable dealer when making
a salo contract.
Chicago milk producers have been
suffering from dry weather, in com
mon with most dairy sections of the
country. Thoy are hoping the drouth
will prove a blessing in disguise by
bringing about a shortage and ad
vance in tho retail price of milk.
They believe they are well organized
enough to secure a part of tho bene
fit In case the dealers put up the
price to consumers. Many of tho
small dealers have been selling milk
at seven cents. A uniform eight
cent price Is wanted in order to es
tablish a standard which would en
able tho producers to name a larger
price for coming bidders of price
settlement. Chicago producers re
ceived $1.10 for a 32-quart can in
July. It is expected the August
price will bo $1.15, and tho Septem
ber and October price $1.25.
The ATUS E-Z SEAL Wide Mouth Jar
holds large fruits nuhole and brings ivkole
fruiu large, handsome, natural in ap
pearance, to the table for, your family
and friends to enjoy. Don't attempt to
"can" peaches, pears and plums in any
other than ATLAS E-Z SEAL Jars.
Youi dealer has them ask him.
Wheeling, W. Va.
II. S. SALMON, Cashier
W. J. WARD, Ass't Cashier
10, 1910