The citizen. (Honesdale, Pa.) 1908-1914, May 17, 1911, Image 8

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ISpeclal to The CIUzmi i
HAWliKV, l'a., May Hi. Mary
Judge Searle was a caller In town
on Friday.
Mario Murphy, Eleanor 0111, Mar
garet Corcoran and Prances Dil
lon attended the teachers' meeting
at Mount Pleasant on Saturday.
The poultry raisers of Wayne
Orr. Emporium, ra., Is spending county must iorce uieir mrua uiunB
some time with her uncle and aunt, order to get mem in suape tor
Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Keary, of the the fair this year as It Is about two
Mountain View larm 'i months earlier than usual. We ex-
Charlottc Kimule was with friends, l'ect a record breaker In that de
at Gravity on Sunday, May 7. i partnient this year.
On Wednesday tne baptist Aid , -Us- Anna Garrett has had her
society met with their pastor, Kev. "O"so r1eslty,nB,d' , ,
C. P. Smaller and his wile at their I Prank Kimble, Honcsdale, was a
pleasant home on the East bide. ! in town on Sunday.
diaries Lang, Uiooklyn, N. Y., . George Kimble and family called
was visiting friends hero the lat-jn friends at Hawley on Sunday.
ter part of the week.
W illiam Watts and It. F. Warg,
with their wives, enjoyed an auto
triplto the Delaware Water Gap on
Sunday, May 7.
H. V. W'kkham, Scranton, regis
tered at the Eddy Hotel on Thurs
day. He delivered a valuable horse
which he had sold to Joseph Basch-on.
The solemn Baptismal riles were
Special to The Citizen.
AIHEIj, l'a., May 1(1. The farm
ers in this vicinity are very busy
plowing and planting.
Byron Treslar had the misfortune
to break two of his ribs.
Will Bronson has moved in the
house vacated by Lanson Cobb.
Conrad Swingle Is now farming
at the homo of Edna Olvcr. Each
one present took a kitchen utensil
which would be useful In starting
housekeeping, so there was quite a
shower. At the business meeting of
the class Elsla Brown was elected
treasurer to fill the vacancy caused
by the removal of Mattle Welsh.
Minutes of the last meeting were
read and approved. Miss Olver en
tertained the company with some
very amusing parlor games after
which refreshments were served.
Those present wore: Helen Wllsey,
Bertha Selpp, Hattlo Selpp, Elsie
Brown, Bessie Welsh, Sadie Welsh,
Bessie Marks, .Mrs. h. D. Tyler, Mrs.
H. C. .Many, Theron Olven, Clarence
Fortnam, Paul Griffith, Joseph Johns
ton, Orvlllo Welsh, Merle Bogert,
WatBon Tyler, Joshua Boucher. The
next meeting will be held at Bertha
administered to beeral candidates , hg own farm on Breozy H111.
in the Baptist church Sunday even
l'he high school children took
their lirst practical lesson in agri
culture during tiie past week. The
plot oi ground given to the school by
11. V. Atkinson was cultivated by
them. Each with rake, spade and
hoe, rl0lit and new, laboriously
worked to get the ground ready to
plant their lirst garden. Lettuce,
peas, beans, onions, radishes, etc.,
were planted and the fruits of their
work is anxiously looked for. Judg
ing troiu the merry peals of laughter
coining li oin the i.eid of toll It must
have oesn a ery amusing task.
.Mrs. Kessler, Brooklyn, X. Y
who spent several weeks of the Win
ter in town with her sister, .Mrs. Al
bert Oschman, was recently serious
ly injured in an automobile accident.
As soon as she is able to leave her
bed she will return here in hopes
J. W. Guernsey and wife spent
Saturday and Sunday in their cot
tage at Ariel. Two of their grand
children, James and Ituth Spencer,
caine over on Monday and spent the
dny with them.
Special to Tho Citlzeti.j
UMXTOX, l'a., .May 1(1. Edmond
Varcoe has purchased the Lauch-
enoleigher farm.
The Christian Endeavor society
elected the following persons as of
ficers: President, Flora Loomis;
vice-president, Lois Norton; secre
tary, Mrs. Sarah Snecker; assistant
secretary, H. E. Enediker: treasur
er, J. E. Schoebig; organist, Amanda
Norton; assistant organist, Nettie
Loomis; prayer meeting committee,
.Mrs. Lillle Hiule.
W. E. Rude and George Curtis
that the salubrious climate of Haw- j wore the recently-elected deacons for
ley may hasten her recovery.
Friends of Mrs. Anna Swingle are
pleased to know that she Is recov
ering nicely from her operation in
the State hospital a fortnight ago.
Mrs. J. D. Ames and son, Wilson,
motored to Carbondale and return
The class meeting and prayer
meeting at the M. E. church will be
held Jointly during the Sum
mer months on Thursday evenings.
The class formerly met on Tuesday
Mrs. Thompson is visiting rela
tives In New York City.
Tho Ladies' Aid of the M. E.
church will meet on Wednesday at
the home of Mrs. Byron Edwards.
Mrs. L. P. Cook, who has been
coniined to her bed by illness since
her return from the South, Is now
able to be about the house.
The Sunday school convention of
the Hawley district will meet on
Thursday, May IS, in the P. O. S. of
A. Hall at Gravity.
Prof. Mark Creasy visited the
schools of Montclair, X. J., last
Twenty-live barrels of oil have
been ordered for oiling the streets.
Immediately on its arrival a quan
tity will be used on Main avenue
and Keystone street to lay tho dust
which has been dreadful for the past
Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Christian have
moved into Frank Major's house on
the East side.
.Mrs. All De Groat, aged CO years,
died at her home at the Eddj Satur
I the Center church.
Misses Elizabeth and Bessie Var
coe, who spent the past winter at
Lakewdod, New Jersey, are stay
ing a few weeks at their home here.
Tho Mooslc Grange hold an Ice
cream social in their hall Friday
evening, May ID.
Mrs. F. E. Loomis was a recent
guest of Beach Lake friends. Her
niece, Irma Trlverton, returned
home with her.
Special to The Citizen.
Margaret Marshall, Paupack,
Saturday and Sunday at her
A large crowd from this place at
tended the dance at John O'Con
nell's, Ledgedale. Those from this
place were: .Mary Lane, Raymond
Surplice, Frank, Jennie and Mar
garet Marshall, William Garrity,
Elizabeth Garrity, Milton and Chas.
Marshall, Annie Walker, Anna
Garrity, William Laird, and Fred
Becker. All report a good time.
'Mrs. Robert Marshall and son,
Frank, made a business trip to
Ariel, on Friday.
I Special to The Citizen.
AI1LIXCTOX, l'a., May 1(1. The
Epworth League will hold a dime
social at the home of D. W. Bidwell
on Friday evening, May 19. A cor
dial invitation is extended to all.
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in,. oi.n ic i,. i i... .uu. uciLiiuii, uner summing sstjv
?;..?'2y, .ls1,8,l'"hel,- . !r.eral days In New York city, return
oerVices wVre heuTat the house I f'Lto her me "ere " Wednesday
on Monday, conducted by Rev. C. F
Smalley of the Baptist church. The
burial was at Paupack.
The lirst lire alarm In some time
sounded on Saturday forenoon, caus
ing quite an excitement. The peo
ple ran In every direction and by
the time some of them could ascer
tain where- the lire was located, our
ilremen had tho lire hose turned on
tho burning building and In just
three minutes had It under complete
control. It proved to be a barn on
River street owned by .Mr. Keleher.
Tho building was badly damaged but
not destroyed.
The Paupack Power company has
forbidden trespassing on its property I
along tho Paupack river. The peo
ple of Hawley and Wilsonvlllo had
last season six motor boats and about
thirty row boats on the river at
Wilsonvllle for the accomodation of
the many pleasure seekers who fre
quented that place for the purpose
of taking a sail up that beautiful
stream. Whether the owners of
their boats will be compelled to re
mpve them from the water thoy
have not yet learned, but thoy will
be deprived of the use of the many
beautiful picnic grounds located on
the banks of that stream. Tho com
pany claim the order was given on
account of the danger of forest
11 res
Peter Bishop has had a new
slilnglo roof put on his house.
Frank B. Pennell, Uswlck, was In
town on Saturday, also A. Goble,
Miss Christiana Miller is spending
some time with Scranton friends.
i last.
Edward Miller is spending a few
days with his brother in Scranton.
Grace and Cora Bidwell spent last
Sunday with their cousin, Orpha
Bidwell at Hub.
-Mr. Igoe has returned to his home
in New York after spending a few
weeks with Mr. and -Mrs. W. P.
M. and Mrs. C. M. Loring, Ham
lin, visited friends at this place recently.
Special ,o The Citizen.
PAUPACK. Pa., May 1(1 There
will be a box party held at Henry
Gumbles next Saturday night. Every
body invited. Girls are requested to
bring boxes.
The dance hold at Will Singer's
last Saturday was a success.
Mr. and Mrs. C. Gumblo were
callers In Greontown on Sunday.
B. P. Klllam was a business caller
In Scranton last week. He return-
ed Friday, bringing his small
grandson homo with him.
Mrs. Bennett went to Hawley Fri
day last.
Pete G limbic is assisting Charles
Williams with his farm work.
Gertrude Drake is visiting her
sister, Mrs. M. James, nt this place.
Special to The Citizen.
The White Mills Fire company have
appointed a committee to uuild a
lire house. C. Dorlllnger & Sons
have given them a building lot on
the corner opposite GUIs Hotel.
This comer is a very dangerous turn
for nutos and tho supervisors have
had their attention called to the
same, but for some unknown reason
they fail to put up a sign, "Danger,
run slow." Lumber is very high
'tis true, but should not be put
above the value of human life,
Gustave Wendors, New York, Is
visiting his parents here.
John Hector is driving team for
Charles Wegge.
Henry Utegg has purchased the
Bock farm on Cherry Ridge.
Georgo W. Richards, Hazleton,
was a caller In town on Saturday.
Mrs. Mallett, Albert Mallett and
Mable Stephens went to Carley
Brook on Sunday to visit friends.
Mr. and Mrs. Hlttlnger returned
from Harrlsburg on Friday.
Special to The Citizen.
SIKO, Pa., May 1(1. Weather
line and farmers busy.
Miss Maud Ridd, Honesdale, who
has. been spending the past week
with her parents here, returned
homo Sunday.
Miss Emily Bates spent Sunday
with her parents at this place.
Reed Gager, Cold Spring, was a
caller at T. H. Ridd's on Sunday.
Rev. G. S. Wendell preached to
, an appreciative congregation at the
uyoerry Baptist cliurch on Sunday
Leon Mitchell. Carbondale. and
friend, Paul Brlggs, visited at this
place recently.
The Sunday school will observe
Children's Day.
Special to The Citizen.
TYLER HILL, Pa., May 10,-
Vegetation has Just started to grow
nicely during the past week.
Rev. A. C. Olver made calls at this
place on Monday last.
Miss Edna Olver and Mrs. P. V,
Ellison and son, Alonzo, made a trip
to uauicoon Tuesday,
Miss Bessie Marks, Abrahamsvllle
is spending a week with friends here
The members of the Stalamlte
Sunday school met Friday evening
Humorous Experiences of Wiij-nc
Coiinteaiis During the Civil War.
One day while before Petersburg
they were shelling fast and so thick
that we hardly could escape the fly
ing pieces. We were all amused so
much to see the performance of those
missiles. A half of a shell went into
a barrel and whirled it around so
swiftly that It toppled It over and It
went rolling down toward the brook
amid the shouting and laughter of
the boys.
The Interrupted Card Game.
We were safe behind the abutment
of the city point railroad bridge.
While there another shell busted
right over a tent where four men
were playing cards, and part of it
came straight down on the center of
the tent, knocking it down Hat. J
said to Smith all In that tent is kill
ed, and ran to it to help them out.
but they wore scrambling to get the
tent off of them, and when they
emerged safe Bottle Sanburg remark
ed that if the shell had not Interfered
we would have reached you.
Tho Sanded Writing.
I went out to write a letter for Mc
carty to his family at Pittsburg. We
had got it almost finished when
piece of a shell struck close to us
and threw that Virginia sand all over
us and the letter. I remarked to
McCarty that re would not need
sand to dry the Ink this time.
Life Saving Chew of Tobacco.
We were lying by the race course
at Petersburg when they were shell
ing us very severely. It was with
difficulty that we could keep our
selves from coming In contact with
them. Spear was lying beside me.
Now Super lay about a rod or so
from Spear. Super says if you will
come and get it you may have It.
Spear quickly got up and went for
the tobacco. While gone a piece of
shell came down and wont in the
ground about eight inches. When
Spear returned I showed him what
happened. He dug out the missile
and remarked that they could not
hit that spot again if they tried, but
he had only got comfortably settled
down again when another shell came
tearing down.
Out Flunking OMcials. i
On a Fourth of July, 18G2, Abra
ham Lincoln and some of his cabinet
with a few Congressmen were out
to the silver springs, not far from
Washington. The boys of the 2d Pa.
Heavy Artilery also were out for a
good time. The President's com-
pany was composed of men who knew
good champagne, and so did many
of our boys. This champagne was
guarded by the servants at the spring
and It was very difficult to get at it.
Finally some of us veterans got
them interested with our conversa
tion as they seemed good natured,
while others were more interested
in getting the liquid. Shortly after
the most of It had disappeared, a
butler came for somo more cham
pagne. He was surprised at the dis
appearance of those bottles of cham
pagne and went up and informed
Lincoln and the rest about it. Then
the President laughed at them and
said that is the kind of soldiers that
suited me, those that know how to
get a flank movement on you and
conquer the spoils. Now I think
you will go back sober.
A Drunken Set.
Well, our boys didn't come back
sober as we was all night gathering
tnem in. Some times we laughed
and some times we were mad.
Got An Extra Ration.
I got the laugh on the officers In
the deal after all thoy was going to
punisn me about a certain loaf of
bread which I had found. When I
returned to our tent which Glbbs
had put up while we wero under
trial. He for me, had drawn an ex
tra ration. When I told him of my
success, he smiled and said: "Win.
Waymoth will not like this nart of
The Gosling Captured.
While wo was about to fall back
from Fort Gilmore in our failure to
hold It, we came to a house up on
oiocKs. An insnmnn discovered a
gosling under It and was trying to
spear It on his bayonet. One of tho
boys remarked to him: "Well. Mike.
what do you Intend to do with that
young quacking fellok?" "Aw sure,"
replied .Alike, "he will make a few
mouths full."
Watson Hail The Last Laugh.
While along the Weldon railroad
on picket duty, we were firing at one
another. The confederates, seemed
to have an antipathy for Watson,
as every time we would see a gun
barrel protrude from behind a pine
tree, the ball went closer to Watson
than any other soldier. Finally Wat
son got behind a pine tree about a
foot over, barely enough to cover
him. The other fellow discovered
him and he fired at Watson. Then
the bark from the tree was knocked
In Watson's eyes bo severely that he
dropped his gun, and Jumped in our
hole, using vile words on that vil
lain who he said almost knocked his
eyes out. So to console Watson
in his failure to got a shot at that
sporter, we said to him, just you
watch that gun barrel the next time
it pertrudes and see the consequen
ces. As Watson raised his cap above
our breastworks on the ramrod, that
gun barrel appeared again, but as we
fired first the slivers flew so we Could
see that the wood work of that gun
barrel was a total wreck. Then Wat
son shouted, "Who laughs now?"
That gun never appeared again.
A Man Tlint a Hullet .Would Not Kill.
The night previous to the above,
when we were mounting pickets, the
officers seemed to make too much
noise for sober men, thereby causing
the enemy's fire to be directed to
ward us. It was so dark we could
not see them. We had a Dane In our
compnny. Shaw was his name. He
wore a talisman" and did not fear
ony bullet or missile of death. A bul
let struck his cross canons and went
through his cap, knocking It off.
"Well." exclaimed Shaw, as he pick
ed it up, "Is that all they can do?"
We were mad at the officers, but
could not help but smile. Another
bullet struck his shoulder and made
a hole In his coat and underclothes
and bruised him. "That hurt," as he
exclaimed, picking out the bullet,
showing It to us. "What did I tell
you? No bullet was yet made to
harm me while I wear.this talisman."
We were amused at his sallies, hut
thought he was right, as we have
often seen him expose himself whore
we would not, but he was put hors
de combat after all by an accident.
'oyster shell' is the most prevalent
In tho county.
The remedy Is the lime and sul
fur solution which should be spray
ed while the trees are dormant and
before tho leaves come out. The
farmers can mako these solutions
themselves. We are supposed to
tell them how to do it.
'To every pound of stone lime
(kiln) we use a gallon of water and
two pounds of sulfur, and boll it an
hour. This is then strained, and
must be diluted to the proper
strength, which is about seven gal
lons of water to one of solution. You
know there is a variation In the
kinds of lime.
Spray! Spray!! Spiny!!!
"Your advice to the farmers of
Wayne county, then, would be to
spray, spray, spray, wouldn't it?"
"Oh certainly, yes. They'll never
have any good fruit if they don't.
Thoy got to sprny if they want nice
fruit. It makes fruit hang on trees
and the foliage stay on, and by so
doing you get rid of wormy and
early apples. We claim we can grow
as fine fruit in Pennsylvania as they
can anywhere In the world. Of
course they grow fancy fruits In tho
West, but they can't get those good-
flavored fruits we can."
(Continued from Page One)
She has even had the honor of bas
ing presented n't the British court.
Descendant of n President.
Mrs. Carter was Miss Lucille Polk
of Virginia, a descendant of Presi
dent Polk. Her huBband Is very
wealthy and his family Is an old
one In Pennsylvania. He is a well
known whip. Thoy have one child.
In Newport Mrs. Carter was declar
ed to be the most perfect type of
blonde In American society. With
al, she was as vivacious as tho
most sparkling-eyed brunette. She
was rival of her husband In the
matter of smartly driving a four-ln-hand.
"I saw Prof. Surface set out sixty.
one trees In ten minutes. I was out
at his farm, two miles from Me-
chanicsburg yesterday," said Jury
Commissioner W. H. Bullock, Dyber
ry, who is tho state horticultural ln
spector for Wayne, Pike and Monroe
counties, to a Citizen man, upon his
return, Friday afternoon, from c
meeting of the state's orchard de
monstrators, when the work of State
Zoologist H. A. Surface was endors
ed, and reports were made of the
operations in the various districts
Mr. Bullock stated that he had so
much work to do that It would keep
him going all Summer to finish it.
"There are," he said, "about
1500 orchards in the State on the
"In Winter we give demonstrations
in pruning and spraying. Now we
give demonstrations in spraying
for the codling moth and for fungus
diseases. The codling moth is what
makes our wormy fruit. You've
seen wormy apples no doubt?"
The reporter admitted having bit
ten into many a one to his sor. ow.
"You might mention," continued
.Mr. Bullock, "that some of the pro
prietors of our orchards, under the
supervision of the State, offered pick
ers $1 apiece for all the wormy ap
ples they could find in their orchards
last Fall.
Wayne County Apples Worm'
"It would be a hard matter to find
an apple here that Isn't wormy," re
marked Mr. Bullock parenthetically
When asked how the farmers in his
district are taking to tho movement
Mr. Bullock replied: "They are tak
ing to the movement good; much
better than 1 expected. They are
coming to it fast."
Mr. Bullock declared that he had
inspected five or hIx hundred or
chards, only four of which, however
are demonstration orchards, viz: the
orchards of J. W. Warwick, Ingle
hart; Hull Brothers, Waymart; W
w. Baker, Gravity; Judge A. T
Searle, Siko, Lebanon township.
Those are all demonstration or
chards. "re give demonstrations there,"
continued .Mr. Bullock. "We have
a demonstration orchard. We go
and take an acre. We select It, and
take charge of It. We do all the
work ourselves, although the owners
are supposed to put men on to help.
In supervision orchards, we only go
there and direct the work.
"Sometimes D. H. Knuppenburg,
who lives at Lake Carey, Wyoming
county, goes with me, and I go with
him, I went with him through his
counties, and he went through my
counties with me.
17,000 Trees On Surface's Farm.
The reporter wanted to know what
sort of a farm State Zoologist H. A.
Surface had. "He has a fruit farm
of 100 acres," answered Mr. Bul
lock, "nearly all fruit. They're
mostly young fruit trees, some just
beginning to bear. There are 17,000
trees on his farm. We were all call
ed there for Instructions In spring
and summer work.
"Prof. Surface Is an awful work
er. He's a bright man, and no mis
take. He's the hardest-working man
I know of anywhere. He'd get right
down with pick and shavel, If neces
sary, and work as hard as anyone.
I doubt whether any one can take
his place. He knows all about set
ting out trees from beginning to
"Our orchards are neglected.
Thoy lack pruning and fertilization.
Our orchards have been robbed;
they never had any care and are
mostly old."
In response to tho question "How
do you think peaches would do In
Wayne county?" he said:
"I think peaches would do fairly
well. We got to got up on our hills
on red shale to do good work.
"There s more of apples In our
county. We have sovero winters and
they do severe injury to peach trees.
It's pretty cold. Apples would
come out all right always."
W. H. Bullock, who Is serving his
second term as jury commissioner, is
himself a largo land-owner, being
the proprietor of a 125-acro farm In
Dyberry. He Is one of the twenty
two inspectors appointed by State
Zoologist H. A. Surface, whose op
erations cover the entire State. They
get their pay monthly, and have to
understand scale and tree diseases,
and ought to know Insects mostly.
"How many kinds of scale are
there In Wayne county?" queried the
Fivo Kinds Of Scale In Wnyne.
"There are five," ho answered.
"The Putnam; the San Jose; the
Scurfy; the Oyster Shell; the Locan
lum or Terrapin. The 'oyster shell
scalo' affects appl6B, tho 'Putnam
scale' goes after apples, pears and
plums. The 'San Jose' is found on
peaches. The 'terrapin' go more on
plums than anything else. The
'Scurfy' appear more on pears than
on anything else. Of the five, the
Boyds Mills, Pa.,
announces himself as a candidate
for the office of Sheriff on the Re
publican ticket, subject to the de
cision of the primaries. 3Gt2.
F. Weaver
Architect an Bin
Plans & Estimates
Residence, 1302 East St.
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