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CONTRACT AWARDED SCHAXTOX
FIRM AND WOIIK, IT IS NOW
EXPECTED, WILL BE COM
.MEXCED SKIT. lo HOPED
HOXKSDALE AXI) WAYXE PEO
PLE WILIi UK LIBERAL WITH
John 15. Weston, who has been the"
principal pusher for the state nnu-i
ory and who has given much time
and guaranteed considerable money
to put the project through, said
Monday that he expected the con
tractors, Woelkes & Bellman of ,
Scranton, would start work Sept. lu.
Five bidders were after the Job.
The Scranton concern will do the 1
work for $20,1GG. That amount,
however, will not be the total cost
of the armory. The architect will
get 5 per cent, or something over
$1,000. The completed building
will cost close to $22,000.
The armory will be 120xG0 feet, !
two stories high. The admlnlstra-1
tion building will be 40x00, two
.stories. In this will be the locker
rooms and the officers' quarters.
The drill shed is to be COxSO, one
story. There will le a basement
under all, or 120x00 feet, and In
this basement will be located the
iitchen, dining room, shooting
range, store rooms and steamheat
Speaking about the money, it will
be remembered that the armory
board's funds were not sufficient to
build a $22,000 armory and the
Wayne citizens armory board had to
guarantee the deficit, but Mr. Wes
ton and his colleagues were deter
mined Honesdale should have the
armory. Mr. Weston's check for
$1,000 was handed to the treasurer
of the board Monday and a New
York draft for that amount will be
forwarded to Harrisburg. It Is
hoped by the men that have dug
down into their own pockets to give
Honesdale an armory that the citi
zens of Honesdale and Wayne coun
ty will subscribe liberally to the
Capt Kelley Is. a Happy Captain.
Capt. C. J. Kelley of Co. E was
delighted when the contract was let
and positive assurance thereby glv--en
that the armory would be started
"If the dirt Isn't flying on that lot
on Park street within three weeks,
or at the most by Sept. 15, there'll
be trouble," said the captain Mon
TO. BY AHZR. eaeas niflA
Disorder held sway in Columbus, O.; car strike showed no signs of abatement. Stage favorite, .luck Barrymore, and Misn
Katherluo C. Harris, an heiress, obtained license to wed. Stricken with paralysis, James Whltcomb Ulley, the "lloosler" poet,
considered In danger. Duke Franz Josef of Bavaria arrived In America for tour of country; he has no objection to marrying
American girl. Postmaster General Hitchcock making trip wst, ostensibly on postal business, but supposedly to report on
Roosevelt's western reception. Mrs. William E. Corey, wife of steel magnate and formerly Mabelle Gllman, actress, denied she would return to stage. A
marvelous aeroplane flight was made by John Moissant from Paris to England with passenger, making few 8top3 on each side of English channel.
Of the Week
JO! FOR ROSSES
AXOTHER OLD VET GOXE.
NEIGHBORS AXI) FRIENDS GIVE
THEM JOLLY GOOD TIME OX
TIIEIll SILVER WEDDIXG AN
CLERK EXPECTS COUPLE WILL
CELEBltATE FIFTIETH IX 1835.
Clerk George P. Ross of the county
commissioners' office and Mrs. Ross
celebrated thels silver wedding an-
Ml.tJiSUIJ 1I1UIOUUJ lll&lll, Ul. nil... i g
home on uyuerry piace, wnen auom. F 15th Regt N Y Heavy Artniery,
0 OI ineir neigiiuura auu mcuua .w Tlin , ioc.1 n,1 Inlnprl lis
Wllliuin Perry Poses Away at Home
In Pine Mill.
EQUINUNK, Aug. 23. William
Perry of Pine Mill, Manchester town
ship, died at 7 Saturday night after
a brief sickness of pneumonia, aged
about 67 years. Mr. Perry was born
in Ireland, a son of Robert and Jane
Perry, who emigrated to the United
States when he was a small child.
They settled at Fosterdale, Sullivan
county, X. Y where they engaged
in farming. William was brought
on a farm. He enlisted In Co.
SPOUT OF THE WOODMEX.
walked right Into the house and
took charge of everything in the
Ross home. The 25 stayed until
a good late hour arrived and there
was not a dull moment from the
time of their arrival to the time of
Progressive pinochle was the
game. All played it until It came
time to eat, when the following
menu was Indulged in:
Cream Potatoes Brown Bread
he said the middle of i ice Cream Cake
September would certainly see the
Capt. Kelley says Honesdale and
Wayne county people are proud of
Honesdale's militia company and
will, without doubt, raise money
enough to reimburse the board for
the money advanced.
HEX COURTRIGHT IXSAXE.
.Slayer of Harvey Cron Now In Asy
lum at Xorrlstown.
HAWLEY, Aug. 23. Ben Court
Chin Music Rest
Mr. and Mrs. Ross were generous
ly remembered with a present from
the party, who wished them another
25 years of health and happiness.
The following people were present:
Mr. and Mrs. Harry F. Weaver, Mr.
and Mrs. George S. Spettigue, Mr,
and Mrs. Leon Ross, Mr. and Mrs.
William H. Bader, Mr. and Mrs.
William H. Hawken, Mr. and Mrs.
Fred Lawyer, Mr. and Mrs. Charles
L. Bassett, Mr. and Mrs. John Boyd.
regiment at Fort Lyon, Va. He went
to the front in the early spring of
18G5, and Joined the fifth corps, and
was in most of the battles of Gen.
Grant's campaign until Gen. Lee surrendered,
Mr. Perry was always up to an
swer roll call and was a faithful
soldier. He was mustered out Sept.
2, 18G5, and returned to Sullivan
county and married Miss Elizabeth
Shnore. He moved to Equlnunk in
1873 and engaged in lumbering and
bought of Holbert & Brannlng the
partially Improved farm at Pine Mill
with a saw mill which he ran awhile,
Logrolling at Rocky Glen Proves
Day of Pure Delight.
ROCKY GLEN, Aug. 23.
Thousands of Modern Woodmen of
America from all the cities and
towns In northeastern Pennsylvania
held their second annual picnic and
logrolling contests Saturday at Rocky
Glen. Fully 10,000 persons Joined
In the outing.
The Northeastern Log Rolling as
sociation was organized two years
ago by W. G. Loomis of Camp 7595,
Scranton. Mr. Loomis succeeded in
banding 31 camps in the territory
into a social organization, one of
the main alms of which is the hold
ing of an annual celebration.
H. F. Marshall of Dunmore is
chairman of the general committee
and. P. S. Saltry secretary. The
oth?r members of this committee
are: A. H. Howell of White Milts,
Fred G. Tolley of Honesdale, H. J.
Hoover of Ariel, E. B. Baldwin of
Pittston, Walter Kelly of Olyphant.
M. J. Smith of Taylor, C. H. Sauer
milch of Wilkes-Barre, M. A. Stev
ens of Factoryville, J. J. L. Jones
of Unlondale, James Montgomery of
Susquehanna, John B. Jordan and
G. W. Hughes of Carbondale, F. C.
FLOGS HIS WIFE
i axi) i ik admits there's- somm
tiii.v; doixg, but xo par-
TltTLARfc A HE YET OBTAIN
AIILE KHOM Jill. KUHBACH
JOHX WEAVKK IX THE DEAL?
HE SAYS NOT.
Mayor John Kuhbach announced
Monday that he had bought from
Louis Jeltz a piece of land two and
one-half acres in extent, between
High and Spring streets and adjoin
ing the property of John H. Weaver.
The golf ground is close by.
"You can say that there'll be
something doing," said the Mayor.
He refused to say whether he had
building lots in mind or any other
Mr. Weaver said the Kuhbach pur
chase is right behind his place his
"shack" he calls it and has an out
lot on Spring street. He said he
didn't know what the Mayor intend
ed to do with the land bought from
Jeltz. It Is not probable that the
landlord of the Wayne hotel will put
up a house on the hill to live in
himself. His new home on Park
street is nearlng completion and he
denied that he and the Mayor are
going to boom the country near the
"He's a great Kuhbach," said
OLVEK FAMILY REUNION.
JACKSOX FARMER ROUGHLY
DISCIPLIXES WIFE WITH CAT-O-XIXE
TAILS WHEX SHE HE
FUSES TO HOE POTATOES AF
TEH PITCHING UYE AXD OATS
CASE PUT OVER.
Friday Happily Spent ut A. II.
Olvcr'H Bungalow By l."() People.
The Olver family reunion, held all
day Friday at the bungalow of A. H.
Olver, north of the borough, drew a
happy company of say 150 souls.
and continued to improve his farm, Stackhouse, Horace G. Smith, Ed
bulldlng new buildings and making ward W. Finn, Dr. William Zach
improvenients, so that he enjoyed a man, E. F. Hayers, Dr. James Stein,
Henry Hedman. a farmer of Jackson I The dinner was brought on pre
township, was arraigned before Al- j cisely at noon and it was a dinner
derman Donohue of Wilkes-Barre on j up to the standard that years ago
the charge of having beaten his 1 was set by the founders of the Olver
wife with a cat-o-nine tails until her j Family association. Before this din
body was a mass of bruises. ' ner started Rev. A. C. Olver said
The cat-o-nlne-talls measured 34 grace. The tables were loaded with
Inches and were tied to the spoke of i sooil things, the weather was Ideal
a carriage wheel. The weapon was ' IoT outdoor eating, the company was
used on the wife because she refus-1 not hurried, and Ben Robinson and
ed. to hoe potatoes after she had I Dr- Harry B. Searles gracefully offl
pltched over 400 sheaves of rye andlc,ate(1 s waiters. What more need
oatS- be said in praise of the Olver reunion
Hedman was permitted to go home! dinner Friday?
so he could get his crops in, but atj Tne tables were cleared finally,
a later date he must report to Alder- i after all hands had taken their fill,
man Donohue. an then, at 2 o'clock, the business
' I session started. J. B. Robinson pre-
sided. Joseph Olver of Beach lake,
i who has done much for the Olver
1 reunions, was chosen honorary
I president. The president for the
ensuing year Is Rev. A. C. Olver of
i Honesdale. The vice-president is
LOOKIXG UP TIIEIll CASE.
good fnrm home. He leaves a wid
ow, son and daughter, Robert Perry
and Mrs. William Letts of Hancock,
N. Y.. two brothers, James and
James Doherty, W. G. Moser, James
Montgomery, W. F. Gibbons and
James Hurd of Scranton.
A. I. Fowler of Scranton was
Hugh Perry of Hallstead. All have chairman of the transportation com
the sincere sympathy of their friends.
Mr. Perry was a hardworking man
right of Lebanon township, Pike Harry Richards and Miss Vera Cole-
county, three years ago convicted of
the murder of Harvey Cron in Dela
ware township and sentenced to 15
years in the Eastern penitentiary.
man of Nyack, N. Y. Saturday af
ternoon the neighbors and friends,
evidently aware of their opportunity
to celebrate the date, gathered at
Is now an inmate of the state asy-' the Ross home Just as Mrs. Ross
lum for the Insane at Norrlstown, . wa8 about to prepare for tea. They
having been transferred to that ln- helped her carry out her plan, but on
stltution last week. a much larger scale. Those present
Upon advices from the pcnlten- j were: Mrs. William Varcoe, Mrs.
tlary some days ago, Judge Staples 1 perry ciark, Mrs. Gerious Varcoe of
appointed a commission in lunacy, pans Church, Va Mrs. Charles
consisting of Dr. Robert G. Barck-1 Reury, Mrs. Benjamin Polley, Mrs.
ly, District Attorney Bull of Pike , j0jin James, Mrs. Leon Ross, Mlsa
and Commissioners' Clerk Baker, to j Elizabeth Mathews of Scranton, Miss
go to the Eastern penitentiary and Flora Ferguson of Seelyvllle, Misses
lnnuire into the sanity of courtngui. Lizzie and Kate Erk. The women
They found the young man In a j )resented Mrs. Ross a half dozen
most pitiable condition, me cniei j 8nver tea spoons
hallucination from which he was) jjr jioss at the courthouse today
Buffering was that the ghost of . sa,i that he and his wife survived
Harvey Cron, whom he shot, ap-1 the shock of their surprise party
peared nightly in his cell to haunt , anj that both would be well enough
him. He was greatly distressed ana
unable to sleep, which so preyed on
Ills mind that he became incorrigi
ble and caused much disturbance
and disorder in the prison.
Ben also told the commission of
receiving a visit from hiB father, who
has been dead for year-. He has
also become very religious, reads
the Bible constantly, and prays In
NEW CUT GLASS FACTORY.
South Branch creamery, a consistent
member of the M. E. church, and
gave the ground and with others
money and labor to build the M. E.
church at Pine Mill. All who knew
him were his friends. He possessed
an honest, happy disposition and was
a man to keep his word. In all his
kindly deeds through life ho was
ably supported by his excellent wife.
His sudden death was a great shock
to her and to the children, friends
and neighbors. He will bo greatly
missed In the church and commun
ity. He wns a kind husband and
father and a true friend.
Scranton Slen Start Plant t Wyo
ming Avenue and Gibson Street.
SCRANTON, Aug. 23. Howard
Wickham and L. T. Hughe3 have
started a cut glass 'factory In the
building at Wyoming avenue and
Gibson street. Both men are prac
tical glass cutters.
Mr. Wickham has been foreman
of a factory in Goshep, N. Y., and
Mr. Hughes haa for several years
managed the Lesterhlro Cut Glass
Magor, Mrs. Joseph; Lillle, Miss
Florence; Owens, Mr. Oscar; will
roth, Mr. F.; Waletly, Mrs. Aug J.
to ko to Damascus tomorrow to rep
resent the Honesdale church at the
AGENTS TO EXTEND STRIKE.
SCRANTON, Aug. 23. Unless the
demands of the Insurance agents of
the Metropolitan Insurance company
In Scranton, Wllkes-Barre, Carbon
dale and Pittston, who are on strike,
are granted within a few days, an at
tempt will be made by them to have
the strike jpread to Plttiburg, Har
rleburg and Philadelphia districts.
Tula was decided upon at a meeting
in Pittston. The attendance was
very large and the strikers showed
much enthusiasm over the success
of the strike so far.
Arrangements were made for an
other meeting Thursday in Wllkes
Barre. Reports will be received from
various committees. Five of the
eight local agents who refused to
strike a week ago with the others
came out Saturday. There are only
three agents now at work, states too
mlttee. P. S. Saltry had charge of
the tickets and refreshments. T. M.
and one of the promoters of thojconnery and J. J. L. Jones were
chiefs of the law and oruer com
mittee. F. V. Hartzell was at the
head of the athletic committee, made
up as follows: Judges R. W. Tay
lor of Olyphant, A. H. Howell of
White Mills, and Dr. James Stein;
starters J. H. O'Horo of Olyphant
and Frank Reese and J. J. Sullivan;
timers P. J. Klein of Scranton and
M. A. Stevens of Factoryville.
Special trains were run to and
from the park all day and up to
The main event was the spirited
ball game between the teams rep
resenting the White Mills and Cen
tral City camps. For four innings
the men sought In vain to send a
run over the plate, and, tiring of the
attempt, Joined with the others In
swinging axes and emptying well
filled lunch baskets In the shade of
the picnic grove. There was no
hitch or confusion attending the
events of the day, due to the work
of special committees.
Lee and Kliulile Go To Equlnunk Af
ter Evidence For Defence.
Anilnril T.nrfl wno In Mnnoclnlo tn.
day to see his mother, Mrs. Leona , Wallace J. Barnes of Beach lake, the
the recording secretary Wallace Ol
ver of Scranton, the corresponding
secretary J. B. Robinson.
The guests from away were George
T. Dickoner and family of Wllkes
Barre, H. L. Moore of Wllkes-Barre,
Lord of Equlnunk, and her lawyers, I
W. H. Lee and Frank P. Kimble.
He found Mrs. Lord In good health, 1
though the confinement quite natur- i
ally tells on her somewhat. He ad- j
mltted the Saturday visit of Lee and
Kimble to Equlnunk was for the pur
pose of collecting evidence to be used Mr- and Mr!:.tl,B WnP1fntler ?fTSUS"
in the woman's defence at the trial ouehanna, llllam Bullock of Long
TTio most extravagant thing
that a farmer can do is to stay
avniy from the fair.
DEATH OF ADAM HAAS.
PORT JERVIS, Aug. 23. Adam
Haas, an old and highly respected
farmer and citizen of Shohola town
ship, Pike county, died at his homo
near Shohola Tuesday afternoon at
four o'clock of a complication of dis
eases, after a long sickness, aged Gl
Deceased was born in Germany
July 25, 1849, and when three years'
old came to the United States with
his parents and settled in Shohola.
He had always since lived In Shoho
la township and was a farmor.
The surviving rolatlves are three
sons, John J. of Shohola, Charles of
Colorado, and George of Walker
lake; one brother, Georgo Haas of
Shohola, three sisters, Mrs. Nettle
Wohlfarth of Shohola, Mrs. Katie
Weber of Honesdale and Mrs. Bar
bara Smith of Audell. Wayne coun
ty. The funeral was held at the house
Friday morning at 10 o'clock. Rev.
P. 'J, Lynott of Matamoras conduct
ed the 'services. The Interment was
in Shohola cemetery.
Mr. Lord expressed surprise when
told that Sam Reed's counsel would
Insist on Sam's going to trial in
"Is that correct?" he asked.
"Mother does not expect to be tried
He will go 'back to Equlnunk to- i aimropriate place,
night, ho said.
Charles A. McCarty, Sam's law
yer, said today that he had as yet
found no time to go to Equlnunk to
Beach, Cal., andMr. and Mrs. .
H. Nelson of Onvell.
The time and place of the next re
union was left to the ofllcers as a
commltteo of the whole to decide.
There is strong ground for the be
lief that they will pick on the Olver
homestead at Beach lake as the most
Man Conies From Nebraska to Eat a
The Robinson family reunion Is
ninkp nnrsnnal Innnlrlns on the scene ' being held today at the hospitable
of the fracas of July 12 that cost Slke home of the president. Mrs. Martin
Lord his life, but that he certainly
would go there later on.
INTEREST IN POULTRY.
AN EXTRAORDINARY OFFER.
The Citizen, which is now mc
knowledged to be the leading news
paper in Wayae county, makes the
-We will send yon The Citizen for
one year (104 Issues) for fl.BO and
give yon one dollar's worth of Citi
zen Coupons, which will be accepted
as cash by the leading merchants of
Octolcr Fair Bound to Trot Out Some
BETHANY, Aug. 23. Wayne
county poultrymen are going to get
there this year. The best local ex
hibit of poultry ever hold In the
county will bo seen Oct. 4, C, 6 and
7 on the Wayne county agricultural
fairgrounds. A good many of the
leading breeders of poultry have said
they would be there with a good
string of birds,
A very Interesting meeting of the
Wayne Poultry and Pigeon associa
tion is to be held In the farm and
poultry office of Ralph Martin in
Hawley Saturday at 4.30 p. m. At
that time all may see his handsome
Jersey herd, as well as his record
breaking Leghorns. There will also
bo time to go over to Roy Sanda' to
Bee his 1,000 layora that aro put
ting him on Easy street.
Charlotte Anna, Infant daughter
of Mr, and Mrs. Horton Cross of
River street, died Sunday. The fun
eral was hold Monday afternoon from
SCHAXTOX ELKS TO EAT COW.
Barbecue ut Rocky Glen With Pitts
ton Lodge us Host.
SCRANTON, Aug. 23. Scranton
lodge, No. 123, B. P. O. Elks, will
be tendered a barbecue and shore
dinner at Rocky Glen Thursday next,
on which occasion Pittston lodge,
No. 382, will be the host. Tlio event
promises to be one of much Interest.
It will be participated in by a large
number of the members. It Is an
annual affair and Thursday's ovent
Is In return for a similar affair given
by Scranton lodge last year.
A baseball game between mem
bers of the two lodges will be, a fea
ture and various athletic games and
races will be Included In the program.
Members of Scranton lodge will leave
by special cars on the Laurel line -at'
1 p. m.
K. Kimble, near the fairground. Tho
oldest person present, John Robinson
of Dyberry, Is 85. The youngest,
Fanny Estelle Robinson, Is the 10-weeks-old
daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
J. B. Robinson.
Several states are represented In
the attendance. John Thompson
came purposely from Arlington,
Neb. He wired Secretary J. B. Rob
inson Monday that he would be here
to-day. He Is here.
Secretary Robinson, a man with
his full share of humor, explained
tho readiness with which people
come from all over to eat Robinson
reunion dinners by saying the Rob
insons have the reputation of serving
the greatest variety of eatables of
any family In the universe.
Another Intent For Mr. Farnham.
A patent was granted F. G. Farn
ham on August 9 for a device for
dipping cut glass. This completes
a series of eight patents for devices
and processes for dipping cut ' glass
which hare been Issued to Mr. Farn
ham for this purpose. This machine
Is adapted for dipping smooth-edged
waro only, and It will dip without
waxing from 75 to 100 dozen tumb
lers In 10 hours with proper acid
KILLED BY AN ERIE FLYER.
FOREST CITY, Aug. 23. In at
tempting to get out of the way of a
D. & H. freight Sunday afternoon at
5.30 o'clock, William Klonskl, aged
11 years, stepped directly In front of
the Erie flyer at the Stillwater cross
ing and was Instantly killed.
The body was horribly mangled.
The remains were taken In charge by
Funeral Director Connolly.
Mrs. John H. Weaver is In Towan
da today. She went there to pay a
little visit to her only son, John II.
Weaver, Jr., whose bachelorhood la
drawing to a close. Young John,
who, like old John, has a large num
ber of friends In Honesdale and out
side, will be married In September
to Miss Edna Doollttle of this place.