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THE CITIZIM, KIUUAV, SU KMRKU 1H, 1010.
A DEPRAVED CHILD.
Llttlo (5lrl Clii-weil mill Ktuokcil and
One of the most shocking condi
tions of ignornncc, depravity nnil
Iminornllty ever revealed in Duch
ess county, snya tlio Goshen, N. Y
Democrat, hns been uncovered near
Jackson Corners, town of Milan, by i
Miss Mollto Snlcer. local ronreson
tativo of tho Charities Aid Society.
The object of Miss Sblccr'a investi
gation was Myra Cynthia Coons,
thirteen years old, who until rescu
ed, chewed and Smoked tobacco,
drank bad whiskey and lived in
squalid surroundings among the
mountains of that region, The girl
is now in Albany, where she Is re
ceiving treatment and lator she will
bo transferred to tho Now York
Training School for Girls at Hudson.
She will be kept as a ward of the
State until sho is twenty-one years i deemed necessary to establish now
old. routes and to record and tabulate
Having never had clothing such as statistics and data for the Postmas
other girls wear and without even tor General as well as for tho pub
a needle or thread, tho girl's frail . lie, a force of only 110 persons Is
form was covered by rough cloth I required In Washington in splto of
tied in place. Her undergarments the great amount oi oiuco worK anu
consisted of an old Portland cement correspondence that must be finish
sack tied in plnce by cords. ! ed dally.
This strance child of tho hills llv-l Over a million letters nre received
ed with Marietta Coons, 70 years
old. sunnosodlv her erandmother.
The eirl has been inside a school .
house but once or twice and can 1
neither read nor write. Her language
is crude and strange, as is that of,
tho old woman with whom Bhe liv
ed. Sho has used tobacco so long
that she has the habit. Her system
is poisoned by the 'weed. She says
sho does not like whiskey, but drank
It because of Its effect. Miss Spen
cer learned from tho girl that she
had ulways lived there.
The girl, the old woman and the
girl's brother, Arthur 22 years old,
lived in a hut in a range of the
Pawling Mountain, known as Hicks'
Hills, far from any other house.
They slept on the floor of tho only
room In tho building. There they
also did the cooking and ato amid
filthy surroundings. The girl said
she never used a knife or fork un
til given them at the home of Justice
Coon at Jackson Corners, after Miss
Splcer took her away from her
mountain hut. When Miss Splcer
and Deputy Sheriff Fulton drove up
to the Coons cabin the aged woman
raved and tore her hair from her
own head and begged her grandson
"Artie" she called him to get
tho gun and shoot the Intruders.
THE Fill ST LADY
Mrs. John K. Tcner, Who Will Pre
side at Executive Mansion.
Harrisburg, Pa., Nov. 12. During
the recent campaign all sorts of nice
things were said about Governor
Tener: how he worked up tho lad
der of success from tho position of a
cierK and tne one who helped him
more than anyone else, perhaps, was
Although well liked by a wlde'i,
a Tn? mfmVol fCfe? "I V y n the records. Considering the dlf
fJni g n? twW ofMfrlen?8Mln cthar" ferent kinds of men required, this is
Mr n . 1 Bect,?i i thVtate' Indeed remarkable testimony of the
Mrs. Tener is not entirely unknown . faithfulness and speaks well for the
i ?' ? o S sov.eral occasions she has organisation New York Sun.
visited Pennsylvania s capital. Those
were days though, when sho never i
dreamed of a return as the wife of 1Umt Mlss "reakfnst!
the Governor. She Is also well i Dr. Woods Hutchinson, iconoclast
known in Washington, where she in ordinary to the medical profession,
lived during her husband's term as as usual upsets previous Ideas of
Congressman. health in an article in Woman's
Moro than twenty years ago she Home Companion. Doctor Hutchin
was Miss Harriet Day, of Haverhill, I son in this article points out that the
Mass., one of the town's most popu- idea of eating little' even In the sum
lar younger women. A little later mer time is a fallacy. Of breakfast,
sho met Pennsylvania's future Gov- for Instance, ho says:
ernor and they were married. ; "It Is customary to make the first
It has been eight years since there
has been occasion to welcome the
wife of a Governor to Harrisburg;
for tho past four years, Miss Cor
nelia Stuart, the sister of Governor
Stuart, has presided as mistress of
tho executive mansion.
Make your friends a present of
Tlicru'H a Limit!
Throughout the nation the anti
tuberculosis commissions are urging
this list of "Don'tB."
Don't kiss your husband If he
wears a beard until he Is fumigated,
before every kiss.
Don't kiss your lovo's soiled
Don't kiss the baby, except on top
of the head.
Don't kiss the Hps at all is best
This crusade is going to bo terri
ble on us fellers, but wo'll prognos
ticate right hero that we're stand
pat against that last "Don't." Her
Hps are the sweetest, dearest, best
part of her, and hanged if we're
going to go browsing around for less
gormful spots, even, though they get
up a law requiring a Turkish bath
between smacks on tho mouth!
Wo'ro not going to hang nround
for months toaddylng to her ma and
cringing before her old man, giving
up cigars, keeping her chirping full
of Ice cream sodas, stocking her
whole family up with show tickets,
to finally kneel down on a blamed
hardwood floor and plant a kiss on
her fumigated wrist or elbow simply
becauso her mouth isn't reeking with
Our beloved mustache can go.
Wq'U sacrifice, If needs bo, nil the
hair on chops and head, too, to
lovo's young sweet and sanitary
dream, like heroic gentlemen. Wo'll
even remind her that her gloves aro
soiled and Buggest tho washing of
her hands, if wo get no further
along than gloves and hands.
But sacrifice "them Hps?" Nev
er! Hero's whero wo insurgo.
Here's whero wo riot! Hero's whero
wo bolt tho convention and got up a
platform of our own. Philadelphia
CASTOR I A
For Infants and Children.
The Kind You Have Always Bought
Signature of ffcLg
BILLIONS OF LETTERS
BY RURAL DELIVERY!
Salaries of the Carriers Now Cost
the L'liltoil Slnto $:i(ll00(,0(0 n
The rural frco delivery service of
tho united States means tho dls-
trlbutlon of nearly 3,000,000 letters
and parcels annually along tho high
ways and byways of every Stnto and
Territory from Malno to Alaska. A
force of 41,000 carriers dally go
over tho routes assigned to them.
Bringing the mail to tho farmer
now costs tho Nation J3G.000.000 n
year In salaries for the carriers, cx
penso of examining new routes ninlti'
talnlng post olllces, paymonts of In
Bpectors, special agents, clerks nnd
chiefs of bureaus.
To feecuro information to make
changes In routes and carriers where
nnd answered by tho department of
rural free delivery in a year. Many
of those received are merely ad-
dressed to tho department. To save
time of opening and reading missives
not properly directed is a part of the
work of tho mailing section. It ln
eludes a prlvato post office through
which every letter received or sent
relative to rural delivery must pass.
Every one of the half million and
moro letters sent from this depart
ment is copied for record by a me
chanical system which saves tho
labor of a hundred copying clerks
even where the hand copying press
or tho carbon method haB been em
ployed. A force of only sventeen
clerks Is needed in this section, says
tho bookkeeper, yet In nddltlon to
handling any copying mall they keep
a dally record of all tho outlay for
postage expenses of the department,
and sort and examine tho hundreds
of letters dally received which must
bo returned to the postofflces whero
they should have been directed.
What the service does In receiving
applications for new routes, peti
tions for carriers, decisions of the
department, tho payments and re
ceipts, Is told by the postofiico news
paper, published every day by the
accounting section. It Is a record
of what every one In this postal
counting house, Including the As
sistant Postmaster General himself is
doing. Every important item of
statistics Is tabulated in type.
The esprit de corps of tho rural
free delivery is best shown by the
last annual report. During the year
It states that out of the 41,000 In the
service the total dismissals for cause
were only 16C, less than the total
number of deaths
The reasons for tho dismissals
were principally Incompetence and
c,n., ' . i ,,., , x? ,n
missals whatever for stealing from
meal of the day slightly the lightest
and distinctly tho plainest and sim
plest of tho three. If there be any
deficiency of the appetite, breakfast
is tho ono at which it is most likely
to show itself. But this lack of ap
petite Is in nine cases out of ten
clearly traceable to sleeping In an un
ventilated room or to late hours or
foul air tho night before, or to in
sufficient exercise the previous day,
and is no Indication that tho body
really requires less food at this time.
Perfectly healthy men who sleep with
their windows open and go to bed
at a reasonable hour will tell you
that they enjoy their breakfast as
well as they do any other meal of
the day, and many even call It their
"Another popular delusion in re
gard to the lightness and unimport
ance of the breakfast is that wide
spread subterfuge, tho 'continental
breakfast,' consisting of a cup of cof
fee and some fruit or a slnglo roll.
This is a very pretty breakfast as
far as it goes, but it doesn't go far;
and the solo basis for Its adoption on
the continent Is that it is only Intend
ed aB a temporary tldeover, until tho
real breakfast of meat, eggs, fish,
with beer or wine, which Is taken at
about ten or eleven o'clock, Hko a
very early luncheon. If you haven't
got a good appetite for breakfast
mako it your business to go and get
one, instead of allowing yourself to
bo blinded by this morbid state of
affairs and deciding that all you real
ly need Is a cup of coffee, nnd a roll
or an orango or a puff of breakfast
Fifteen Thousand Matty's Salary.
New York, Nov. 12. Fifteen
thousand dollars a year for a base
This Is tho salary that it is un
officially announced that Christy
Mathewson will receive from tho
New York club next year. It is tho
highest in tho history of baseball
outsldo of managers' and presidents'
salaries. Last year Mathewson re
ceived 10,000 and the $0,000 boost
was given by President Brush, It Is
said, without any solicitation.
Matliowson's work in tho post
season series with tho Yanks for tho
city championship was of such a
marvelous nature that Brush de
cided to glvo "Peerless Matty" a sal
nry In keeping with his pre-eminence
TWELVE muslin trespass notices
for f 1.00; six for seventy-five cents.
Name of owner, township and law
regarding trespassing printed there
on. CITIZEN offlco.
Princs Who Is Wed
to Prlniisss Clementine.
Moncallerl. Italy, Nov. 1C Prlnc
Victor Napoleon, protender to the
Fronch throne, and Princess Clemen
tine of Belgium, youngest daughter of
the lato Kin? Leopold, nre married.
Among those present wore tho Dow
ascr Queen Marghcrltn, tho princess
of tho Italian royal house, and thf
Countess of Flanders, mother of Klnjj
Albert of Belgium.
Tho romanco which culminated In
the weddln? wan of six years' stand
nls. The Into King Leopold was very
mueh opposed to tho match, but after
hla death, with tho assistance of for
msr Empress Eugonle, tho final ar
rangements were made without much
TAFT ARRIVES AT PANAMA.
Gets Immediately Busy and Takei.
Train to Inspect Culebra Cut.
Colon, Panama. Nov. 15. President
Toft has arrived here on the nrmortxl
cruiser Tennessee, convoyed by the
When the president's vessel reached
her anchorngo the tug drow alongside,
nud the receiving party went aboard
and formully welcomed the president
He pluns to bo here four days, hlv
schedule calling for his arrival on hlK
return at Charleston Nov. 22. It Is
expocted that his time will be well
occupied with matters involved In the
construction of the Panama canal.
Soon after his arrival ho boarded a
train for Culobra, the site of Culebra
The start for home will bo made on
Thursday. Kn route President Tuft
will stop at Guantnnamo, Cubn, for n
brief time to Inspect the American na
val base there.
BRYAN STILL HAS THE BEE.
He Won't Promise Not to Be a Candi
date In 1812.
Kansas City, Mo., Nov. 15. If the
advantage gained In the recent elec
tion Is used properly a Democrats
victory In the next national election is
to be expected, hut William J. Bryan
probably will not be the fortunate
presidential candidate. This opinion
was expressed by Mr. Bryan here.
"1 would not promise not to be a
candidate again," lie said, "but I ex
pet-t not to be."
Mr. Bryan stopped at tho depot n
short time on his way to his ranch In
"A Democratic victory or defeat In
li)li! depends on congress," Mr. Bryan
said. "With Champ Clark as speakei
of the house I am hopeful that every
thing will go well. It Is too early to
speak of candidates. Folk of Missouri
Is one to be considered."
BRIDES MUST PAY DUTY.
Germany Won't Admit Presents ana
Trousseaus Froe of Duty.
Berlin. Nov. 15. A decree Issued by
tho ministry of the Interior abolishes
the privilege which has existed since
1S71 of allowing the admission duty
frco of all wedding presents and trous
seaus frnii America which were In
tended for tho use of the brides who
were about to marry foreigners In
Tho decree states that this privilege
Is withdrawn as "owing to the want
of reciprocity" on the part of the
ROOSEVELT MAY TELL WHY.
Ex-President Will Mak. His First Ad
dress In Washington Since Election.
Washlneton. Nov. 15. Colonel Ifrmu,..
vclt has accepted an invention to lm
the guest of tho National Press club
hero Friday afternoon. Friday night
ho Is scheduled to deliver an address
beforo the National Geographic soci
ety, entitled "Wild Man nnd AVild
Beast In Africu."
Whllo in Washington Colonel Itonsn.
velt will be tho guest of Representa
tive and Mrs. Longworth.
Governor Elect Dlx Leaves Albany
Albany, N. Y., Nov. 15. Governor
Elect John A. Dlx bus left Albany In
An automobile for his qountry home at
Thomson. After u brief stop there It
was said ho Intended to go to his
camp at McKeever, In the Adlron
dacks. Uruguay Rebellion Ends.
Montevideo, Uruguay, Nov. 15. The
rebellion bus come to un end with the
unconditional surrender of tho rebels,
who gave up their arms and trust to
the magnanimity of the government lu
tho matter of their puulshment
CROSSING A FUNERAL.
The Point at Which an Old Superttf.
tlon May Cease to Qovern.
"I don't suppose I'm moro supor
Utioua than most folks," said Mr.
Bandback, "yot I novor cross a
funoral. Thcro's an old superstition
that to do this brings bad luck. I
don't know whether I rofrnln becauso
of this foar or because crossing a
funoral, considering your own con
venlenco first In thus hurrying on,
seems to show n lack of tho propor
respoct duo tho mourners; but any
way I find mysolf Instinctively halting
when a funoral conies along nnd not
crossing ovor until It has passed,
though I do not always wait for the
very end of tho procession.
"Now as that draws near I look
along tho line and when I boo coming
a carrlago in which the mon aro sit
ting back comfortably smoking big
fat cigars, "why I figure that theso
men are not so really and truly mourn,
era but what If I am In a hurry I can
pass In front of thorn without falling
undor tho ban of tho superstition or
committing any Impropriety."
Importance of Deep Breathing.
Norvousnoss can bo cured by form
ing tho habit of breathing deop and
long, and one medical authority pro
scribes it in his scheduler for nervous
women. All singers are Invariably
high-cheated and freo from colds or
chronic coughing spells. It la because
they havo learned to breaths from
the waist Instead of the top of the
lungs, as the majority of people do.
To breathe deoply Is to stimulate the
heart and circulation. It means a
full, high chost, and broad shoulders.
It means practical Immunity from the
dangers Incurred by exposure. It
moans a good carriage and well-poised
head. And best of all, It means par
teat physical health.
Electric Mountain Air.
Dr. Saaka finds that the air six
thousand feet high in mountains Is
five times as radio-active as sea level
air, and points out that under this
state of electrical tension electricity
would have a decided attraction to
and affinity for the human body, and
might be the very reverse. Any one
sleeping in a dry wooden house In
the Rockies will tot an Instant thrill
of exhilaration when ha first sets foot
on the ground In tho morning. Static
mountain electricity In Colorado some
times scares a man silly. Tho hair
will stand straight on end, and a
man feels the fiery tongues licking
and lapping the whole body as he
makes a brilliant and sparkling run
from the tall timber to a lower levol.
8on of Respectable Parents.
A reference to tho late king "play
Ine wtth the Prince of Wales's chil
dren" reminds one that a pleasant un
derstanding existed between Prince
Edward of Wales and his grandfather,
it was the latter, who, having asked
what the boy had been reading In his
history one morning, received tho re
ply: "Oh, all about Pekln Warbeck."
And, In answer to a request for still
moro information. "He pretended ho
was tho son of a king, but he wasn't.
Ho wns the son of respectable par
wits." London Globe.
Kissing the Dying.
To kiss the dying was long consid
ered a gift of strength to the kisser,
and among tho Romans tho nearest of
kin was supposed to kiss tho expiring
one In order to receive the soul as it
escaped the body. To this day the
same custom Is maintained among
the European Jews and at tho death
of a czar of Russia. Tho Smart Sot.
C. C. JADWIN
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No man ever accumulates a
fortune unless he has the hab
it of making sacrifices today in
order that he may have some
thing to work with to-morrow.
The small amount that you
are able to save every week
may appear very small, but in
time systematic saving, with the
aid of 3 per cent, compound
interest, will give you some
substantial capital as a basis
for investment or to live on
when you can no longer work
UOHESDALE DIE BANK
is yet young but it has helped
many ambitious persons on the
road to independence and inic
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. ATTOItNEY A COUNBKI.OK-AT-LAW.
Office niljnrcnt to Post Office In Dlnimlck
otllce, llonrsdiiic, 1'n,
WM. II. LEE,
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Office over lio?t office. All local business
promptly attended to. lloncsdale, In,
in C. MUMFOltD,
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. Oinci Liberty Hnll building, opposite the
Post Office. Honrpdnle. I'n.
ATTOKNEY 4 COMNHELOH-AT-I,AW.
Office over Keif's store, llonesdule- l'a,
fUIAULKS A. McCARTY,
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Special nnd prompt attention elven to the
collection of clulms. Office over .Kelt's jiew
store, lloncsdale. Pa.
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Office over the post office Honesdnle. l'a.
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LIVERY. ! red. G. Rickard has re
moved his livery establishment from
corner Church street to Whitney's Stone
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