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THE CITIZEN', WEDNESDAY, JANUAKY 25, 10J1.
THE JOYS 8
An Exciting Winter Diversion f:
Which Many Ocelli,
GREAT SPEED POSSIBILITIES
Some of the Frail Craft Have Gc:ie
Faster Than Any Machine That
Ever Annihilated Space What Ice
boats Are Like.
This winter will long bo remembered
anionic the ice yachtsmen as unusual,
for the absence of much snow and the
thickness on nil inland lakes enabled
tho Ice regattas to be held frequently.
To the enthusiasts, and they are many,
keenest suffering comes from the
fickle elements, which one day prom
ise a perfect one of wind and Ice and
tho next day bury hopes In snow and
calm. This season more championship
events have been decided than in the
last few years.
Ice yachting is enjoyed in every state
in the Union where the ice forms reg
ularly each winter, but it is especially
popular on tho rivers and lakes in New
York. rtow .Jersey , Pennsylvania, Mich
igan, Wisconsin. Illinois and Minneso
ta. The Shrewsbury river, which rises
not fur irom Long Brunch. X. .7., and
flows into Xew York bay at Sandy
Hook, is the greatest ice yachting cen
ter. U)on this shallow river scores
of the licet craft are seen, and tho
swift racers shoot by faster than the
fastest trains that ever rolled on rails.
Lake Winnebago, Wis., is another
great ice yachting center. The Lake
Winnebago Ice Yacht association is a
highly prosperous organization with a
tremendous fleet. Winnebago is thirty
five miles long and sixteen miles wide
In places. Its surface usually remains
hard for three months In each year, so
there is unlimited opportunity for ice
Vow persons except those who have
ridden In one have an accurate con
ception of the appearance of the Ice
boat. Save for the tall masts and sails
it bears little resemblance to the ordi
nary yacht. The body of the boat is
ICB TAOUT GOING ON STRAIGHTAWAY AT
shaped like a cross with the top part
forward. The beam Is barely wide
enough to bear a couple of figures ly
ing at length.
On tho underside extends a long run
ner, which Is usually the keel in the
sailboat. Tho ends of the cross are
shod with steel runners about a yard
in length. The rudder acts on the
same plan as that of the ordinary boat,
but Is also re-enforced with a steel
runner, which cuts Into the Ice in
swinging the yacht around.
Once started the boat travels very
easily, even in a moderate breeze. Its
course is a series of leaps through the
air, in each of which the boat rises
several Inches from the ice and shoots
through the air like a Hying machine.
The return to Uie ice is so even and
easy that there Is not tho slightest Jar.
It is this continual rising and falling
nt high 8i)eed which make Ice yacht
ing so attractive.
With all its so called dangers ice
yachting has a fascination that cannot
be denied, and it is a glorious pastime.
With the racers wrapped up in warm
clothing and speeding faster and faster,
with the air full of electric sparks and
the ice sparkling ahead, tho glowing
cheeks and the flashing eyes of the
participants In this sport attest Its
whnlesomcnoss. To steer In a bitter
wind and to staud on the windward
side of an Iceboat Is one of the Joys
For some boats records of a mile a
minute and less are easy, while In a
heavy wind with perfect Ice a speed
of eighty miles an 'hour has been ac
complished. In fact there Is a won
derful record on tho books of five
eighths of a mile iu fifteen seconds,
or at tho rate of a iullo In twenty-four
seconds, two and one-half miles in n
mluuto, faster than any automobile,
aeroplane or any machine has ever
Double Position For Coach Wheaton.
For the first time In the history of
Naval academy athletics one man will
fill tho position of coach of two im
portant teams, Frank Wheaton of Yale
having accepted the proposal of the
Athletic association to handle the base
ball nine this spring and net as field
coach of tlw football team next fall.
The latter position he fliled to the
great satisfaction of the navy people
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His Next Appearance In All Around
Championships to Da Final.
Martin .T. Sheridan announces that
he will be p candidate for the all
around championship next summer. H
says he will tr.iui n. nr. e, I .ore, as
he bnllocs it will be the List time he
will enter the contest, ujd he wants
to establish a record that will staud
for some time
With enough good lueu collecting
Sheridan believes that ho will he able
to score 8,000 points. With only one
man against him In 1000, and having
practically no competition from this
one man in many of tho events, ho
scored tho record total. 7.383 points.
Ho figure's that a man must be able to
score 8,000 or more points to beat him.
Sheridan is already shaping himself
for the event. He has outlined a sys-
MARTIN SHERIDAN, WORLD'S GKHATKhT
AI.Ii AliOUND ATHLETE.
tern of training and will continue at it
throughout the winter and in the early
spring will take part in many compe
Sheridan entered his tirst all around
championship at Tech field, Brookllne.
In 1005. capturing the title and hang
ing up a world's record of (LSUO1!;
points. In 1000 he did not defend his
title, but In 1007 ho again entered the
lists, capturing the championship with
a new world's record score of 7.1!JO'i
points. Martin was on the bench again
iu 11)08, but competed again in 1!i00.
when in winning tho event ho rolled
up 7,38." points, the present world's
record. The nearest approach to those
figures was made by Fred Thomson,
the Los Angeles collegian, who regis
tered 0,001 points In taking the cham
pionship at Chicago last season. Sher
idan did not compete then.
Jack Gillies, the Vancouver police
man, who was beaten out only by
eighty-two points for first honors by
Thom4on and who. though he did no:
win the event, is considered a better
man than Thomson, surely will bo a
Gillies' score was greater than the
point score made by Tom Kieley, El
Icry Clarke, Fred Powers, Harry Gill,
Adam Gunn or any other former all
around champion. Exports look for
him to give Sheridan a hard battle for
Bat Nelson's Hearing Destroyed.
"Ring beatings have destroyed Bat
tling Nelson's hearing. The Battler
Is still a great fighter," oraculntes
Owen Moran, "but he's as deaf as a
hitching post. Why. ho can't even
hoar the boll ring at the end of the
rounds any more. I grabbed him by
the arm five or six times when the
ball rang and sent him to his corner."
Annapolis to Play Princeton.
It is announced that the Navy foot
ball team will play Princeton next sea
son at Annapolis, the match having
been definitely arranged for either Oct.
21 or Oct. 28.
X NO FEAR OF NEW BASE-
f BALL BAT BEING USED.
The latest suggestion to In
crease the batting is that the
round bat be changed for a
square one, thus preventing the
numerous foul tips and making
tho game an old time slugging
match. Fear not that such a
change will bo made, for base
ball owes its popularity to the
fact that tho bat Is round. It is
this bat which has as much to
do to make the game uncertain
as anything connected with it, if
not more. Tho baseball loving
jiubllc owes much to tho man
who figured out tho use of tho
round bat and placed tho bases
ninety foot apart. To lengthen
or shorten tho distance between
tho bases would ruin baseball.
As it Is now tho distance is Just
great enough to make it possible
for an lnfielder to throw out a
batter If the ball is handled well
nud not hit too slow, and yet a
fast man hitting n slow ground
er can beat It out truly an ideal
As for the rouud bat, it Is In
this that so much of tho uncer
tainty lies. Fortunately the
men In charge of the rules are
not allowing themselves to. be
influenced by the many sugges
tions to change the game, for
they Reem to believe in the
"leave well enough alone pol
icy." A jl ,f, Jt, ,y. -- - -- A A .1. ,lt iti J, .I, Ti
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TOM LYNCH'S METHOD OF
HANDLING BALL PLAYERS,
X "When I managed tho Now
Britain club In the Connecticut X
T league," says President Tom
Lynch, "nil of my men werou't
X blue ribbon boys. Wo hnd boon
f having n terrible slump, and 1
X took hold of tho team as a last
"Wo won something like twen
$ ty-threo out of twenty-five games
31 in a month," said Lynch recent
f ly, "capturing ten double bead
Si ers. How did wo make such a
f showing in bargain bills? Well, f
I'll reveal tho secret. Some of .
4 them liked their bottle of beer,
X and they particularly enjoyed It
3J on a hot day.
X "My boys would win the first
JJ game of a bargain bill, and then $
X I would lot them go to the club- X
house, whore I had installed an y
4 Icebox, In which there were sov- X
X cral bottles of beer on Ice. y
j "The players who wanted to X
indulge in the beverage that
4 made Milwaukee famous could
X do so without being fined by the t
manager, who was myself." 4
NEW ORLEANS AUTO RACES.
Annual Mardi Gras Event Billed For
Feb. 25 to 27.
The now year's automobile racing in
tho south will begin in February. The
third running of the so called Now Or
leans Mardl Gras sliced carnival will
bo held on Fob. Xi, 20 and 27. All
arrangements have been completed.
Their conditions liromlse a big field
of curs. Tho prize list totals ?:s.500.
Tho events range from five to fifty
miles, and there are two one-hour con
tests. Efforts are being made to se
curo all the prominent drivers In the
country. Tho prizes have been divided
so as to tempt the star drivers. Ar
rangements have boon made to make
the track unusually fast. It will be
scraped, oiled and packed more firmly
The Mardl Gras races are always a
featuro of the southern speed season.
New Orleans always staggers at that
time under the iiress of the festival
seeing crowd. The auto races are a
relief from the monotony of peaceful
pageants, fancy dress parages and
other Mardl Gras doings. Moreover, a
New Orleans show will be held in Feb
ruary at the fair grounds during the
progress of the meet.
M'GRAW TO PLAY AGAIN.
Manager of Giants Proposes to Get
Himself into Condition For Season.
The latest celebrity to make an ef
fort to "come back" Is .Tohn McGraw,
manager of tho New York Giants. Mc-H
Graw has given it. out that he proposes
to get himself In perfect condition this
spring, as he Intends to play In many
of the Giants' early games.
McGraw got out of harness because
of an Injured leg. This has been well
rested and may have entirely healed, In
which event there is no doubt that Mc
Graw would still bo of great service to
his team. There never was a cleverer
batter than this same McGraw. Ho
could tantalize a pitcher more than
any of the great sluggers, for there
was nothing about the art of worrying
a pitcher that McGraw could not do.
Of course McGraw may 1 like some
of the other old fellows when ho
starts to train he may find It too stren
uous work to continue and give up the
idea of playing again.
Lacrosse Teams For Olympic Games.
15. Floorman of Vancouver plans to
take two lacrosse teams to play at the
Olympic games In Stockholm, Sweden,
July 10 and 21, 1012. Floorman fig
ures on the Vancouver and New West
minster teams as tho ones in line for
the trip, and his plans propose nn ex
tended tour of Europe in addition to
playing nt the Olympic games. He
proposes to play a couple of games In
eastern Canada and one In New York
city before leaving America. In Eu
rope ho plans to play in London, Paris,
Bordeaux, Hamburg, Berlin, Copen
hagen, Christlanla and Stockholm. ,
Trotting Futurity Worth $21,000.
Tho list of nominations announced
recently for tho twenty-first renewal of
tho Kentucky trotting futurity, for
foals of 1010, which has a value of
$21,000, contains 814 weanlings. The
entries come from thirty-five states.
England nnd Canada also are repre
sented. Horse Racing In Australia.
In Australia racing goes on every
day In the year, It's tho favorite
sport of tho antipodes. The Mel
bourne cup Is worth $50,000 to tho
winner, while tho Derby pays 20,000.
SPORTS IN BRIEF
Professional sculling is booming in
Stockholm stadium, where the 1012
Olympic games will bo held, will seat
Atlanta will have the first six day
bicycle race ever held In tho south In
Vincent Powers, American jockey,
will ride in Germany next year for
$10,000 a year.
"Knockout Brown" and Tommy Mur
phy are going to fight again ,on the
night of Jan. 25 in New York.
Tom Flanagan, the once fly by night
manager of Jack Johnson and agent
for Tom Longboat, la out with a (state
ment that beer la not Injurious to an
athlete while In training.
THE HOME BEAUTIFUL
Charming New Art Lamps
Give an Artistic Effect.
SOMt: OI' TIIK NEW ART tiAJlPS.
r2nw ,,11 ,ttii1 nint'n inlunc It, tho '
very newest and most approved style
are here Illustrated. Perfectly fasci
nating is the banquet lamp of crystal,
with an empire shade of pink silk.
And tho bedroom candlesticks, which,
by tho way. mny bo fitted with elec
trical attachments if one wishes to sac
rifice the colonial effect, aro very now,
with their wind shield for the flame
and glass prisms.
The artistic housewife studies the
lighting of her home ns carefully now
adays as she does the preparation of
her menus, for she knows that as much
of the comfort of home depends upon
suitable lights as upon matters thought
to bo of more essential Importance.
New Woman's College In Egypt.
The now woman soon may be an Im
portant factor In old Egypt. A wom
an's college has been started in Cairo
along the same general lines as an
American or English college for girls.
Tho Institution was started as a part
of a university founded two years ago
by Prince Ahmed Fuad Pasha, uncle
of the present khedlve of Egypt. Tho
prince is enthusiastic about the new
project, nnd. speaking of the school for
Mussulman women, he said: "It was
an experiment which I resolved upon
after mature consideration, with, I con
fess, some little misgiving. For nn
oriental country, where the women are
not emancipated and where, of course,
they still wear tho face covering called
a yashmak, this was rather venture
some, but 1 am thankful to say that
by the blessing of Providence people
wore very little scandalized, and so
success was assured. The young Indies
are ordinary members of the communi
ty who are not Intended for any pro
fession. In fact, we have not as yet
any degrees cither in law or in medi
cine, although that will como before
long, I hope, with a suitable increase
of the means at our disposal. Lec
tures on the history of womankind, on
motherhood, on household life, on hy
giene, and so forth, are the staple
Items in the teaching on the female
side, and those on motherhood 1 con
sider of vital importance, more partic
ularly in a country like Egypt."
Blue Horsehair Chair Covers.
There aro no pale blue horses outside
of dream books, but there are several
pale blue horse chairs in Continental
Memorial hall, in Washington, fur
nished aiid designed on historical mod
els by the Maryland chapter of tho
Daughters of the American Revolu
tion. The chairs are after a pattern
still extant In the Hamilton Fish fam
ily of New York. The frames are of
deep mahogany, and all have great
glass claws and well carved pedestals.
The sideboard is of dark, carved ma
hogany, and ou each side are big ma
hogany receptacles for knives, forks
and spoons. There are roomy settees,
and the table no doubt will furnish
the model for the housekeeper who in
clines to the most graceful and useful
model of the colonial banquet hall.
The drapings are to be of blue, in
colonial prints, hung from the massive
lambrequin frames which were so dear
to the ancient dames of the republic.
Good Way to Mend a Rug Fringe.
If your rug has a torn fringe do not
put it in the attic, but mend tho fringe.
It Is very easy to do and well worth
Cut off all the fringe, get n piece of
pasteboard four Inches square and
wind around it yarn of a color to
match the rug. Wind the yarn one
way around tho pasteboard five or six
times and slip It off. Then put one
end of tho yarn through the end of
the rug and pull the other end through
and clinch it. Keep this up uutll you
got all the way across the end of the
rug. If only a little torn and you can
match the fringe exactly you do not
need to cut off all that is there. This
method, of course. Is equally good for
any fabric fringe.
When Guests Appear.
For a good old fashioned treat when
guests come In some winter evening
try serving thorn with crullers and nil
pie cider nnd see how thoy will like tho
To make the dainties core some good
apples, fill tl'e centers with any kind
of preserved truit nnd bake carefully.
Serve sprlnkpvi over with a little con
fectioner's svrnr nnd a spiced prune
on the top of "5ach.
The Love Cure.
A aet of' Babies In good time is a
fairly effective preventive of a rapidly
on-line' love, T.lnnlncof t'
Oman's W odd
RemarliaLb 3oo! by
Paris Sewing Woman.
Marguerite Audoux, a Parisian sew
ing woman, lias recently received the
prize of $1,000 offered by La Vie lieu
reuse for tho best book published iu
Franco during the year. Tho book,
"Mario Claire." Is for the most part
autobiographical. It consists of Inci
dents in the life of Mile. Audoux. who
did not begin writing until a few years
ago. when she was obliged to give up
sowing on account of threatened blind
ness. Mile. Audoux confesses to little
knowledge of French writers, but the
novels of Charles Dickens and Charles
Headc in their French translations
were her favorite reading. She says
that these novels and the Bible con
stituted her sole literary training. Tho
book iu France has nlready gone Into
Its tenth edition and Is soon to be
translated into English.
Octave Mlrbeau, a noted French
critic, says: "Artistically It is the equal
of any work by the great authors of
Franco. Its exquisite charm lies In its
flue simplicity nnd absolute sincerity."
Says Wife Should Aid In Business.
Lady Hope thinks a woman who
helps her lmsbaud with his business is
the ideal helpmeet. "A man's two am
bitions." says she. "are his home and
his career. His homo is often the mak
ing of his enreor, if ho has a tactful,
restful wife of a cheerful and haiipy
disposition. I cannot, help thinking the
ideal woman should be true to the first
pattern. She must bo n helpmeet to
the man. 'It is not good for man to
live alone' were the initiatory words
pronounced on her introduction to this
beautiful world.. Today, though thou
sands of years have passed by since
then, the same motto holds good, and
mou who have the truest views of life
and its responsibilities will be found to
concur in It. Woman finds her great
est rewards in life by maintaining her
rightful jiosition that is, by being a
good mother, a good daughter and a
good sister and, above all, a good wife.
Could any one estimate her influence
too highly if she fills these jiosltions
If You'd Have a Handsome Gown.
It is bald that tho empire will be the
coming style for street costumes this
spring; hut. bo this as it may, it is
certainly the accepted mode for win
ter evening frocks.
The handsome creation in the cut is
after I lie emiilre mode and is of black
x V-.. .J:V r
OV VEI.VBI AND CHIFFON AND FDR.
Velvet openlSs at the side over n pale
pink chiffon panel banded with skunk.
'Silver passementerie forma tho lovely
corsage ornament A silver cap of
iace, one of fashion's latest toilet ad
ditions, supports a ions silver aicret.
. ATTORNEY 4 COUNSELOR.-AT-LAW,
Office adjacent to Post Office In Dimmlck
office, llonpsrtaic. Pa.
WM. II. LEE,
ATTORNEY A COUNSELOR-AT-LAW.
Office over post office. All lecul bualneM
promptly attended to. Honesdale, Pa.
171 O. MUMFORD,
JL. ATTORNEY & COUNSELOR-AT-LAW
i,01??P.TrL11V,rty 1I.Bl,1 bnlldliie. opposite the
Post Office, lloncsdnle, l'a.
ATTORNEY A COUNSELOR-AT-LAW.
Office over Keif's store. Honesdnle l'a.
nllARLES A. McCARTY,
J ATTORNEY A COUNSELOR- IT-LAW.
Special tuid prompt attention given to the
collection of claims. Office over Keifs new
store. Honesdale. Pa.
17t P. KIMBLE,
1 . ATTORNEY A COUNSELOR-AT-LAW
Olllce over the Dost office Honesdale. Pa.
. ATTORNEY A COUNSELOR-AT-LAW
Office in the Court House, Honesdale
PETER H. ILOFF,
ATTORNEY A COUNSELOR-AT-LAW.
Office Second floor old Savings link
building, llmiesdali;. l'a.
QEARLE & SALMON,
D ATTORNEYS A COUNSELORS-AT-LAW,
Offices latelv occupied by Judge Scnrlo
CHESTER A. GARRATT,'
ATTORNF.Y A COUNSELOR-AT-LAW.
Office adjacent to Post Olllce, Honesdale, Pn
DR. E. T. BROWN,
Office First floor, old Savings Bank build
ing, Honesdnle. Pa.
Dr. C. K. HKADY. Dkntist. Koneadalel,u.
Office Houns 8 m to p. m
Any evening by appointment.
Citizens' phone. 33. Kesldence. No. 86-X
PB. PETERSON, M. D.
. 1120 MAIN STREET, HONESDALE, PA.
Kye and Ear a specialty. The fitting of glass
es given careful attention.
LIVERY. h red. G. Rickard has re
moved his livery establishment from
corner Chuch street to Whitney's Stone
PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO.
FIRST CLASS OUTFITS. 75yl
would like to see you if '.
you are in the market;
AND NOVELTIES !
! "Guaranteed articles only sold." X
in your family you of course call
a reliable physicianv Don't stop
at that ; nave his prescriptions
put up at a reliable pharmacy,
even if it is a little farther from
your home than some other store.
You can find no more reliable
store than ours. It would be im
possible for more care to be taken
in the selection of drugs, etc., or
in the compounding. Prescrip
tions brought here, either night
or day, will be promptly and
accurately compounded by a
competent registered pharmacist
and tho prices will be most rea
sonable. O. T. CHAMBERS,
" Opp. D. & II. Station, Honesdale. Pa.
residence and large
W. F. SUYDAM
Splendid site for hospital or
hotel. House steam heated. Elec
trically wired. Large barn.
Corner lot. 125x150.
J. B. ROBINSON,
Insurance and Real Estate.
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