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68th YEAR. NO. 21
HONE SD ALE, WAYNE CO., PA., WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 1911.
BOARD OF TRADE
MEMBERSHIP FEE "ROOSTED"
TO $4 A YEAR THREE NEW
INDUSTRIES IN SIGHT FOR
RALANCE IN THE TREASURY
IjAOKA WAXEN FOOT-RRIDGE
SURE TO COME.
The regular monthly meeting of
the Greater oHneselale Board of
Trade was held Friday evening at
City Hall. In the absence of Presi
dent C. J. Smith, who Is out of
town, Contractor F. W. Kreltner,
presided. Under the head of reports
of standing committees, Frank P.
Kimble, Esq., chairman soliciting
and site committee, the matter of the
new knitting mill came up for dis
cussion. On motion of M. E. Si
mons, Esq., seconded by S. T. Ham,
it was decided that moral support
bo given to that new Industry which
Is being promoted by Pruemcrs and
Dennhart. The committee on taxa
tion and legislation, M. E. Simons,
Esq., chairman, reported that the
prospects for paving Main street are
good. It was stated that if the
Sproul Bill passes the Legislature,
tho present status of the Honesdale
Texas road combination would be
changed. When the matter of streets
and highways came up, of which
committee C. P. Searle, Esq., is
chairman, it was stated by the Dis
trict Attorney that the viewers re
cently appointed by the Court favor
ed tho foot-bridge across tho Lacka
waxen, and that the view had been
approved by the Grand Jury. The
treasurer, Edward Dettzer, reported
2, balance on hand of $148.53.
Tho membership fee, on motion of
M. E. Simons, Esq., seconded by S.
T. Ham, was set at $4 a year, pay
able quarterly, effective January 1,
1011. Communications from three
out-of-town concerns with referenco
to locating here were read, bills were
paid, and adjournment taken.
DEATH OFCA. BEEHN
Lifelong Resident of Wayne County
Passes Away After Lingering Ill
ness Was n Civil War Veteran
and Prominent Politically,
Charles A. Beehn died Saturday
morning at his home In Newfound
land from cancer of the stomach. He
was 73 years old. He is survived by
three daughters, Mrs. Frank D.
Waltz, Newfoundland; Mrs. Myron
Sobring, Buck Hill, Monroe county;
Mrs. Charles Schelblrd, at home, and
ono son, William J. Bcohn, New
foundland. Sketch Of His Life.
Charles A. Beehn, a prominent and
lifelong resident of Wayne county,
was born on tho old Beehn home
stead , Drehor township, October 29,
1S3S, a son of John, and Angeline
(Billing) Beehn. His paternal
grandparents emigrated to America
from Germany early In tho nine
teenth century, his grandfather com
ing over in 1818, and dying of yel
low fever In New Orleans. In 1828
his wife and her three sons crossed
tho Atlantic( located at Easton, and
two years later came to Dreher
(then Sterling) township, with a
conoly that bought a tract of 2,000
acres of land, and when tho proper
ty was divided Mr. Beehn's maternal
grnndmother received 100 acres
which constitutes the Beehn home
stead. Charles A. Beehn was the oldest
of a family of ten children. He has
always lived on the old homo farm.
At 19 ho began to learn the wheel
wrights trade." During tho Civil
war ho was drafted and joined Co.
C, 52nd P. V., under Capt. Walter S.
Chatham. He participated in no
battles, was never wounded, and
was stationed for a time at Morris
Island; ho was promoted to ser
geant. When hostilities ceased ho
was discharged July 28, 18-G5, and
returned home and turned his at
tention to farming and carpentering
which ho successfully followed
September 5, 187G, he married
Mrs. Anna (Kaufman) Beehn.
Mr. Beehn was a member of the
Moravian church, and a member of
Wallcnpaupack Lodge, No. 478, I.
O. O. F., and of tho G. A. R. He
took an active part in politics, being
a staunch Republican, and filled
many township offices. For ten
years' ho served as school director.
ADVISE THE ERIE.
Trackwalkers and division super
intendents touched elbows yesterday,
when tho Erie Railroad called a
meeting of 500 employees at Pater
son, N. J., for the purpose of ob
taining suggestions of tho men who
tlx signals, lay tracks, etc. for tho
betterment of the road.
Tho conference was arranged by
officials of the company. It was
tho first time a railroad ever has
invited a geenral discussion of pro'
posed Improvements nnd tho out
come is awaited with considerable
Interest by other Eastern roads.
Mrs. Mary Jano Cnnfleld,
Mrs. Mary Jane Canfleld died sud
denly at her home at Galilee on Sat
urday evening, March 4, 1911, aged
80 years. She was an aunt of Mrs
J. O. Terrel, of Honesdale, being a
sister of tho late Jacob L. Rutledge.
Funeral at the home of her son last
GETS $100 FINE AND COSTS OF
PROSECUTION IN WAYNE COUN
TY LIQUOR LICENSES ALL
GRANTED RUT THREE.
March term of Wayne county
court was convened Monday, at 2
p. m. Judge Alonzo T. Searle pre
sided. The roll of traverse jurors was
called and theso were excused:
Charles Boos, Texas; Geo. C. Gay
lord, Clinton; William S. Hartle,
Sr., Palmyra; Alfred F. Kimble,
Hawley; J. F. McDonnell, Cherry
Ridge; Henry Stengle, Texas; Chas.
The following accounts were pre
sented and confirmed ni'sl:
Accounts in estates of Annetta
Shaffer, Lake; Margaret Fasshauer,
Texas; Electa K. Bassett, Honesdale;
H. K. Stone, Honesdale; George S.
Purdy, Honesdale; Porter Kennedy,
Mount Pleasant; W. Bruce Keeney,
Appraisements of $300 were made
to widows of S. T. Palmer, Hawley:
personal estate; John L. Burcher,
Honesdale: personal estate; Andrew
Bayer, Paupack: personal estate.
The calendar was called. Judge
Searle announced that sickness would
prevent Judge Charles B. Staples,
Stroudsburg, from presiding at sev
eral cases this week, but that Judge
Ralph B. Little, Montrose, would
come in his place.
It was stated by tho Court that
the case of Anna May Fives versus
the Auto Transportation c ompany
had been settled.
All the applications for liquor- li
censes, the bonds having been ap
proved, were granted, with the ex
ception of three, against which com
plaints liad been filed. Tuesday,
March 21, was set by the Court for
the arguing of the complaints
against the applications of Frank
Jiang, Texas; Warner Knapp, Pres
ton; Anthony Yeager, Preston, all
of whom asked for hotel licenses.
The order set for the hearings on
that date Is: 9 a. m., Knapp;
Yeager; 2 p. in.. Mang.
Carl Howo Sentenced.
At 2:50 p. m., District Attorney
M. 13. Simons moved that Carl Howe
Attorney R. II. Holgate, Esq.,
Scranton, made an eloquent and
Impassioned plea for mercy to be
shown 'his client, who was tried and
found guilty of a statutory offense,
on the charge of Madeline Paterson,
L.a 1'iume, at a special term of court,
ieoruary, on a cnange of venue
from Lackawanna county, and rec
ommended by the jury to the mercy
of the Court. "The case of Carl
Howe," he said, "is without naral
lei In the history of the criminal
jurisdiction of Pennsylvania." He
recited the history of the three trials,
convictions and recommendations to
mercy uowe. had in the Courts of
Lackawanna, where, according to
Holgate, "tho extreme mercy of the
court was always twelve years.
The Supremo Court, ho said, had
thrice reversed the decision of the
lower courts. Carl Howe had been
compelled however to spend large
sums of money in having his case
appealed to the higher courts. The
printing of the "paper book" alone
in the first appeal cost $310. "It
has cost Howe every dollar he hau
to defend himself and he is $1,600
in debt." In conclusion ho plead
ed for the extension of "the mercy
we shall all be compelled to ask
when the scenes of this Ufe change."
District Attorney M. E. Simons
briefly replied to what he character
ized as the eloquent argument by
the defendant's attorney. "When a
Jury of Lackawanna county, he
said, "three times decided he was
guilty of the crime, and afterwards,
ho comes over here and gets a light
er verdict, wo think tho young man
Is extremely fortunate and the Com
monwealth does not ask for the ex
treme penalty, but Joints in the re
quest for mercy. '
Judge Searlo's Charge.
Before sentencing the defendant,
Judge Searle said: "You have been
convicted in this court. The jury
recommends you to the mercy of
the court. Wo might sentence you
to pay all the costs of the three
former trials. The Court however
does not feel disposed to sentence
you to pay all the costs of trials
where reversal was had, and we
shall not impose them upon you.
The sentence of tho court Is that
"you, Carl Howe, pay the costs of
prosecution in Wayne county only,
that you pay a $100 line, and that
you give security for the payment
of the same within thirty days."
Tho rest of -tho afternoon session
was devoted to tho case of the Com
monwealth versus Warren Simpson
charged with the larceny of a horse.
These jurors wore selected to try
the case: Oliver Howoll, Scott;
Frank Black, Lake; Henry Knorr,
Oregon; Yens Lllholt, Damascus; S.
D. Labarr, Preston; Ira E. Bryant,
Dyberry; J. W. Hauso, Dreher;
Robert Hafler, Sterling; H. P. Deck,
Honesdale; Geo. Erk, Texas; Leslie
Cease, South Canaan; Alonzo Wil
Real Estate News.
Kreltner Bros, have bought tho lot
on Main and Seventeenth streets
from the John Torrey estate. Tho
lot measures 80x150. The terms of
the purchase have not been made
John Mason, Bethany, sold his
farm last week to Mr. Bates, Dyber
ry, 85 acres for $4,000. Mr. Mason
left Monday afternoon for Califor
nia whero ho will make his futuro
SUMMARY OF IMPORTANT EVENTS ALL OVER
THE MEXICAN SITUATION.
According to the announcement
of Senor Llmantour, Mexican min
ister of Finance, tho withdrawal of
tho United States warships des
patched to patrol the Mexican coast
has been ordered by President Taft.
After a conference with Senor Don
de la Barra, the Mexican Ambassa
dor to Washington, Senor Llmantour
announced that the State Depart
ment had ordered the withdrawal of
all the boats detailed to uard the
Mexican coastline. If this is so the
Chester and Tacoma, tho vessels now
there will depart after coaling at
According to a statement made by
Major General Leonard Wood, Chief
of Staff of the Army, the troops
have not massed on the Mexican
frontier. Suan Antonio, where 20,
000 are now assembling, Is far from
the frontier and the movement of
troops there has nothing to do with
tho Mxlcan situation. General Wood
further says that ho does not bellovo
there will bo any movement of our
troops into Mexico and that there
can be no excuse for intervention un
less the Mexican Government proves
negligent in protecting tho persons
or nronertv of foreitrn residents.
General Wood believes that there
are no conditions" now existing to I
warrant the American forces forces '
warrant the Amercan forces crossing
General Wood has notified that the
mobilization of the troops has been
accomplished and so far the Presi
dent has Issued no now orders.
There are no signs of making the
camp at San Antonio a permanent
one and it is learned on good au-i
thority that the Mexican invasion '
will take place only as a last resort.
.From all accounts it would seem
that the sole purpose of patrolling
the border is to preserve a strict
neutrality and that if it should be'
come necssary to enter Mexico the
soldiers would remain there only un
til the results of election should bo
It is learned that President Diaz
Is in a serious condition despite re
ports from Mexican sources that he
is in good health. It is said that
tho ailment with which Diaz is af
flicted is arterial sclerosis. This dis
ease is likely to result' fatally at any
time. In the event of the death of
President Diaz, President Taft is as
sured that the succession has been
arranged for and that tho new Pres
ident of Mexico will be a man who
is capable of meeting and carrying
out all of Mexico's obligations.
THE FEDERAL TAX AND
The Supreme Court of tho United
States has settled a controversy
which has waged continuously ever
since President Taft first suggested
the enactment of tho corporation tax
provisions of the Payne-Aldrich tar
iff bill when it unanimously declar
ed theso provisions constitutional.
The effect of these provisions will
be to save to the government $27,
000,000 taxes annually. Corpora
tion lawyers state that It will mean
a victory to the Government In the
Clntiflnwl Oil orwl 'I'nlmnfin TVi.of
cases. Tho decision is generally
supposed to show a tendency towards
the progressive and officials are
greatly pleased greatly pleased with
It. It is also regarded, however, as
another blow to business Interests
and as a step towards governmen
tal regulation of corporations.
The decision was announced by
Justice Day, appointed to the Su
premo Court from Ohio In i Ju3. He
used an elaborate statement ap
proximating 19,000 words which he
referred to as he explained the posi
tion orally to the bar.
Justice Day said that tho tax was
not a direct tax on the ownership of
NEWARK MAN ARRESTED
Frank Brown, a travelling peddler
who disposed of cheap jewelry stones,
razors, watch chains and guards in
Honesdale, Thursday, and in doing
so imbibed to such an extent that
he was arrested about half-past five
o'clock Friday afternoon in one of
tho up-town restaurants by Officer
John Canlvan, tnd taken to the
"coop" under the City Hall. Ho be
came so noisy that he was transfer
red that night to the county jail, as
Officer Canlvan didn't think it was
safe to leave him in his underground
coll over night.
At the hearing before Mayor Kuh
bach Friday Brown gave his ago as
34, his residence as Newark, 'N. J.,
and stated that he was married but
didn't live with his wlfo. Ho was
charged with vagrancy, drunkenness
and disorderly conduct by Officer
John Canlvan. Ho pleaded guilty
and was fined $5, $4 costs or undergo
thirty days' hard labor on tho streets.
An Inventory of his possessions, when
arrested, was taken. They consisted
of four watches, six pair glasses,
$1.05 In money and a pen knife. Tho
Mayor agreed to accept tho "inven
tory" In lieu of tho cash, and gave
him ten days in which to redeem It.
Brown loft Saturday afternoon for
Carbondale. He camo to Honesdale
from Stroudsburg by way of Moscow
and Lake Ariel. He tried to sell his
wares in the hotels and pool rooms,
In order to raise enough money, so
ho claimed, to buy shoes.
Singular, hobble; plural, harem.
property but an excise tax on tho
doing of corporate business. A plan
to raise part of tho revenue to be
used for running tho government
was originated by President Taft to
wards the Imposing of a corporation
tax. It is supposed that he made a
rough draft of tho proposed law and
asked the department of justice to
PROPOSED INCREASE OF
Bills, providing various forms of
taxation for public Improvements, to
the extent of twenty-nlno resolutions
framed as tho result of the work of
the State Revenue Commission were
introduced in the Legislature by Sen
ator Nichol McNichol and Represen
tatives Woodward and Howard.
Tho design of these measures is to
revise the revenuo laws of the state
and to produce more funds for pub
lic improvements and State require
ments. One of tho recommendations
was tho abolishment of the State
Board of Charities. According to
Senator McNichol, If all the bills be
come laws, the State Revenues will
be increased between $4,000,000 and
$5,000,000 a year.
SETTLEMENT OF LEGISLATIVE
JEADLPCK IN NEW YORK
Mayor Gaynor and Tammany Hall
leader Charles F. Murphy have gone
to Albany to confer with Governor
Dix in a final endeavor to settle tho
conatorial controversy. There was a
report about the Capitol that William
F. Sheehan had forwarded his letter
of withdrawal to Mr. Murphy. It
could not be learned whether the
Tammany leader would make use of
the letter at this time or await de
velopments. f The governor is anxious to settle
the matter as soon as possible and he
does not Intend to discuss anything
but tho Senatorship. Both Mayor
Gaynor and Governor uix are firmly
convinced of tho impossibility of
electing Sheehan and that for the
good of tho partv he should either
be dropped or withdraw of his own
Mr. Sheehan said that he had not
been invited to Albany to the con
ference and would not discuss the
vntter in any way.
NAVY INCRASE MAY END
Sir Edward Grey, tho Foreign Sec
retary oand leader of the House of
Commons in tho absence of Premier
Asquith has made a statement In
which he declares that the growth
of the fleets of the foremost powers
of the wordd is bound to end In an
Reginald McKenna, First Lord of
tho Admirality, said that the size of
tho British navy is governed bp the
size of the Gorman navy tnd that In
19i. England would have thirty
Dreadnaughts to Germany's twenty.
He did not think that considering
the size of tho two countries that
this was an unreasonable margin.
lie said hat there would positive
ly be no reduction In the navy un
til the Government was informed as
to the development of foreign nav
ies. He declared It as absolutely
I necefSal-y that under all circumstan
ces the navy should be secure and
that Great Britain should have tho
freedom of the sas.
The leader refrerd to President
Taft's speech on arbitration as bold
courageous, and preganant with con
sequences. He said: "Such a state
ment should not go without response.
We should be delighted to have such
a proposa made to us. We should
feel that It was something so mo
mentous and so far-reaching in Its
possible consequences that it would
require not only the signature of both
governments, but tho delllberate and
decided sanction of Parliament.
That, I believe, would bo given."
Death of Mrs. John Cole.
Mrs. Emma E., wife of John N,
Cole, died of pneumonia at her
home in Lookout, Wednesday, March
8, aged 75 years, being born Febru
ary, 1854, in Pike county. She was
a daughter of tho late William Hol
bert and Emma Poolo. The deceas
ed was a devout member of the
Methodist church. Surviving rela
tives are her husband and three chil
dren, Eflle, wlfo of William Sch.
welghofer, West Damascus; Emma,
wife of Wesley Rutledge, and Nora,
wtte or Arnold Rutledge, Rutledge
dale; three brothors, Joseph and
William Holbert, Binghamton. N. Y..
Fred R. Holbert, Hancock, N. Y
and ono sister, Mrs. Nora Klmblo,
Scranton. Funeral services were
held at the Lookout church. Satur
day morning at 11 o'clock, Rev. J.
M. Coleman, Damascus, assisted by
itev. Mr. contant, Lookout, official
Election of Officers.
At the annuel meeting of the ot-
fleers and teachers of the Central
Methodist Episcopal church, hold
last Wednesday these officers were
olected: Assistant superintendent,
Rev. A. C. Olver; lady assistant,
Mrs. T. A. Crossloy; secretary. How'
ard Miller; librarian, Elwln Butler;
treasurer, Henry Dexter: pianist.
Miss Bessie Brown; chorister, Miss
Blanche Pearco. No superintendent
was elected. The nominating com
mitteo to present a name for this
office consists of Rev. Will H. Hlllor,
M. IS, Simons, Esq., and W. W,
Mrs. G. C. Abraham On
Life in Orange City.
INTERESTING FACTS AND FIG
URES REAL ESTATE VEGE
TABLES ROADS SUNRISE
BIRDS, BEASTS AND FLOWERS.
I had planned to write this time
about Florida as "the land of flowers,
but you know the maxim,
"The best laid plans o' mice and
Tho orange trees were in full
bloom, filling the air with their fra
grances, the roses were trying to out
rival each other in beauty, none ot
which is more lovely than the wild
Cherokee rose with its dnrk green
waxy leaves, trailing branches and
pure white blossoms. Tho Iantana,
phlox, oleander, cactus all grow wild
here, and were just beginning to give
color to the landscape, when Jack ,
Frost came uiigiuing an our miuuing
aspirations. This was Florida's part
of the blizzard which you people ex
perienced about the twentieth of
February. The orange groves had
to be fired and even then tho young
growth was badly frosted, damaging
next year s crop considerably.
The Spanish Bayonet.
I would like to tell you of one
plant because of its name. It is the
Spanish Bayonet, so called because
of Its leaves which resemble a bayo
net. They are about two feet long,
stiff, with points as sharp as a
needle. It is said that the Spaniards
used to dip these points in poison
and uso them as weapons of war
fare. Tins has a stalk of waxy
white blossoms the seed pods of
which resemble a stem of tananas
except that they are smaller and the
pods are dark. These pods are filled
with a jelly-liko substance which
contains a great number of Hat,
blnck seeds which are used for mak
ing chains. These chains are very
popular for Florida souvenirs.
While we are somewhat disap
pointed about seeing Florida in her
summer dress still there are so many
things of interest we have no time,
Roads Good and Bad.
Our visit to Blue Spring I think
will be of interest to you. This was
about a three-mile walk out from
our town. I have told you of the
hard surfaced shell roads. The main
thoroughfares are mostly of this sort,
still there are many sand roads which
are very hard to travel. In order to
overcome this many of tho drives
are thickly strewn with needles from
the long-leaf pine which make a
firm road that is good even for auto-
lng. We had a mile of pine needles
at the beginning of our walk then we
came to tho road which stretched
away as far as we could see, a wide
white strip of sand overarched with I
reeu wiiich seemed to meet at the
end. It was a pretty sight and made
us wish for our comeras. This we
followed until wo came to the jungle
trial which soon led us to where the
smell of sulphur greeted our nos
trils and the beautiful Blue Spring
our vision. (I will not tell you of
the flat headed adder wo killed on
our way for fear of marring the
beauty of the picture). This great
spring boils right up out of the
ground in such a quantity that it
forms a river which flows away to
the St. Johns. The water Is blue
and clear, tastes of sulphur and is a
We remained here for some time
watching the water boil up with such
force a3 to raise it quite a bit above
tho level. It seemed marvelous!
Then wo discovered a ot of chamele
ous on its banks and after watching
them dart about for a time we again
struck the Jungle trail, following
the stream to where It empties n the
St. John River. Standing on the
bank of this river one can see a dis
tinct color line whero the blue water
form the spring meets the cear water
of the St. John's.
It was now nearly train time and
we had yet to walk about half a mile
through a deep sand road to Orange
City Junction. This changed poetry
into prose for a short time. It was
nearly noon when our party boarded
tho train for home hot and tired
but well satisfied with our trip.
Memory will soon obliterate tho prose
but tho white sand road the Jungle
trail and the beautiful Blue Spring,
looking like a gem in a beautiful
setting, will always remain.
Our next excursion was to Sanford
or Celery City, a thriving little town
of about three thousand inhabitants.
The trip up the St. John's River and
tho celery fields were the chief at
tractions. It was necessary to get an
early start in order to drive to Blue
Spring Landing in time for tho boat
which was due at half past six
o'clock. It was a little hard to leave
the arms of Morpheus at the early
hour of five, but the lovoly cool road
and tho sunrise more than compen
sated us for so small a sacrifice.
Sunriso In Florida!
I wish I could describe a Florida
sunrise! The sun seems to come up
like a reat ball of fire and all at once
It Is full day. Our sunsets are the
same wo look out and see that great
ball of fire Just above tho tree tops
as we gaze It drops down, down,
down and It Is night. No twilight
no "rosy fingered morn," just a
great, glorious ball of fire. I fall to
find words to describe It.
We reached tho dock on time but
our boat failed to put in an appear
anco, until three hours later. Wo
did not mind the delay, however,
there Is always enough of Interest to
(Continued on Pago Eight).
PRljl 2 CENTS
IN HAWLEY I
INTERESTING BUDGET OF
EVENTS IN OUR FLOURISHING
Special to THE CITIZEN.
HAWLEY, Pa., .March 14 F. J.
Denlson returned ( homo Thursday
from Hancock, N.'Y., where ho at
tended the funeral of his friend,
Thomas Keery. Mr. Keery died in
Now York where he was preparing
for a trip with his family to Ber
muda. Ho was president of tho First
National Bank of Hancock and also
engaged In the manufacturing of
wood acid. Mr. Denlson moved from
Hancock to Hawley recently. He
owns a saw-mill and planning mill at
Hancock. Ho says that ho Is mak
ing an effort to dispose of these prop
erties but if not sold in a short time
ho will move them to Hawley.
The worthy scribe of the Independ
ent on his pedestrlal trip through
Hawley and describing some of ths
older business establishment of the
town evidently turned and wended
his way down Keystone street. Had
he proceeded North on Main avenue
he would have found many young
businesses lately started by some of
our energetic and enterprising young
men. On the loft corner he could
have seen in the old store building
where the late Charles Taft kept a
general store for many years and lat
er occupied by Lot Atkinson, also de
ceased, for a hardware store. This
three-year-old business Is conducted
by George S. Thompson who carries
a fine stock of groceries and whose
delivery wagon is seen leaving the
store twice a day.
On the opposite corner in the
Ames store building, lately fitted up
with eomploto glass front, Is young
Joseph Skier who not many years ago
travelled from house to house with a
pack on his back. His business is
seven years old. Ho handles cloth
ing. A little farther on is the jew
elry store of Harry Ludwig and Ray
Baislen two young men who launch
ed Into the business only three weeks
ago7" They purchased tho stock of
Carl Obesle who did business there
several years. They have renovated
the room and goods in such line or
der that tho place is hardly recog
nized and are now ready to serve
the customer. Next corner Ed.
Treux, a young man formerly from
Peckvllle, who purchased the barber
Shop of C. S. Schardt and took pos
session on March 1. He expects to
do a good business; also Petef Unger
who has been an efficient clerk for
Thomas Mnngan for several years,
but recently purchased tho business
of Harry J. Lobb. He will resign his
present position on April 1 and de
vote his entire time to that business,
His sister, Barbara, ipw has charge.
Ana lie also coulu nave seen on
this avenue the Hawley Bank, a two
months' old Institution with its flag
lifted to the breeze ond its doors
open for business from 9 a. m. to 3
We were delighted In reading Mr.
Woodward's glowing dlscrlption of
"Sweet Hawley," also his prophecy
that the hillsides would be dotted
with cottages, etc., and of Its produc
tion of priests and 117 widows, Its
beautiful hills and all of these things.
To read thus of Hawley one feels like
wishing that when I die if I can't
get to heaven that I may at least get
as far as Hawley.
The Town Council met last Monday
evening and organized for tho year
by electing tho following officers: P.
H. Kearney, president; E. J. Richard
son, secretary; M. J. McAndrew,
.treasurer. Tho committees appointed
were: Street, Henry Bried, John
Conkllng, and Louis Gelsler; ordi
nance, A. J. Kerber and C. P. Well.
Sunday evening, in tho Methodist
church, Rev. B. P. Ripley delivered
a sermon to the Odd Fellows' Frater
nity and Order of the Rebekahs, on
"Friendship and True Brotherllness."
The Orders were well represented.
The pastor's discourse was intensely
interstlng and commanded the clos
est attention throughout. He spoke
of the great need of tho principles
of Odd Fellowship being lived up to
in our daily intercourse with one an
other, and that true friendship and
love is spiritual. Ono, could not
Imagine a church without these vir
tues which tend to bring ono Into
fellowship, with Christ who said
"Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thy
self." The music for the evening was
fine. Miss Mae Killam sang a solo
which was greatly appreciated.
Peter Cron has moved from Tafton
into ono of O'Connor's houses at tho
On March 30 tho Ladies' Aid of
the Gorman Lutheran church will
hold a "Koffeo Klotsch" In tho base
ment of tho church. All nro invited
Surveyor Isaac Sandercock and as
sistants was survylng property on the
East Side of tho Paupack river Sat
urday. The Paupaok Power company
has also purchased of Henry Eck
ten acres In Palmyra township, Pike
copunty. Consideration $1,000.
J. D. Putell and C. E. Collins,
Scranton, registered nt tho Park View
Howard Pennell, an employe of
the Glass factory, met with a pain
ful accident last week. A spring in
the wheel of tho car which he was
using slipped out, letting tho cars
against him with great force. He
now has a swollen Jaw, minus two
Mark Simons, formerly of Sterl
ing, now of Elgin, 111,, was in town
last week. He called on the writer
here for a short chat of boyhood
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