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rrnE CITIZEN', FIHDAY, JIAY 20, 1011.
WHAT THE 0!L
Many Hundred Plants Will Have
to Wind Up Their Business,
STOCK IS RARELY DEALT IN.
Brought $843 a Share In 1901, Fell to
Low Price of $390 In the 1907 Panic
and Has Since Almost Doubled In
Tlic United States supreme court's
order dissolving the Standard Oil com
pany means that many hundred plants,
lurge and small, throughout the Unit
ed States and our possessions abroad
jwlll bo forced to wind up their busi
ness. The government authorities, as
a matter of fact, do not know the ex
act extent of Standard Oil activities.
Evidence taken In various suits ap
pears to have established that the
Standard Oil monopoly Is composed of
'sixty-eight domestic and fifteen for
elgn corporations controlling V23 re
fineries, eleven lubricating oil work.-f,
one vaseline plant, twenty-four pipe
lines and sixty-four soiling agencies, to
say nothing of the oil tanks nnd prod
net located at every Important railroad
station in the country which are so
familiar to railroad travelers.
Forty-four Subsidiaries Named.
In the government proceedings re
viewed by the supremo court only forty-four
subsidiary companies of the
monopoly are named. These were the
companies In which the ownership of
the monopoly's holding company, the
Standard Oil Company of New Jersey,
was established beyond a reasonable
The Standard Oil Company of New
Jersey was Incorporated under the
laws of Now Jersey In 1899. Previous
to and Including June, 1899, dividends
were paid on Standard Oil trust cer
tificates. After that date disburse
ments were made on the stock of the
Standard Oil Company of Now Jersey.
The capital stock of the company
was Increased In 18S9 from $9S,33S.R2
to $10,000,000 0 per cent noncumula
tlvo preferred nnd $100,000,000 com
mon. The $10,000,000 preferred was
held In the treasury, and no announce
ment of Its sale has over been made.
Standard Oil stock Is dealt In on the
New York curb market. Because of Us
exceptionally high price it has been
commonly termed a "millionaire's
stock." The floating supply of the
stock In the financial district Is very
scant, practically extinct. Only in
times of acute financial depression, like
the panic In 190", Is the stock ever real
ly pressed for sale. '
Has Sold at $343.
Because the stock is so closely' held
largo changes have been witnessed in
the price of the security. It is not un
usual to see n difference of twenty
points on n very small block of stock.
The highest price the stock has over
brought In the last ten years was $8)3 a
share in 1901. A low figure was estab
lished In tho 1007 panic, when the price
fell to $390. Since tho panic tho stock
has almost doubled Itself In value.
During tho last ten years the stock has
struck an average of approximately
$G00 a share.
There Is probably not a company do
ing business today that can approach
the Standard Oil In making liberal div
idend disbursements to Its stockhold
ers. Covering a period slnco 18S2 up
to the close of business of last year,
stockholders havo received from the
company In dividends the stupendous
stun of $720,210,009.
This huge nmount is equal to 735 per
cent, or over seven times tho original
DOUBT T. R.
Students Can't Find the Bullet
In Elephant's Hide,
"When you sec the elephant think of
me." That was the way Colonel Roose
velt, African hunter, referred to his
gift of a big African bull elephant to
President Benjamin Ido Wheeler of the
University of California when he re
cently spoke to tho students nt Berke
The elephant has arrived, nnd tin1
students are thinking of Colonel Theo
dore Itoosevolt hard, all because Cura
tor Barry Swarth of tho university mu
seum has so far been unable to find
nny bullet hohj In tho hide of tho beast.
And tho students are wondering If a
bullet from the colonel's rltlo really
brought the big pachyderm down.
SWALLOWED 50 CENTS.
And Papermaker "Coughed Up" $25 to
Have It Removed.
Charles Connors of Dalton, Mass..
employed in Senator W. Murray
Crane's paper mill, wagered that ho
could catch with his mouth a dozen
half dollars tossed to him ten feet
away, no cuught them all, but the
twelfth slipped down his throat.
Slnco then Connors has been In n
hospital, and It cost blm $25 to havo
tho coin removed. He says ho will try
silver dollars next time, because they
will elide down less easily.
Great Desert of Africa.
The great desert of Africa has nearly
the dimensions of tho United States.
BOY STOLEN BY GYPSIES
DIES IN AN ASYLUM.
Two Years With Nomads Wrecked
Mind anH Health of the Lad.
Broken lu talnd nnd health as a re
BUlt of treatment received In two
years of captivity by a hand of gyp
sies, Leonard Allen, the sixteen-year-old
son of Mrs. Mary Allen, is dead at
Middletown, N. Y., after three years
of illness and suffering.
In August, 1000, when the boy was
twelve years old, ho went to u ponu
with four companions. Tho other
boys went for a swim, and while
young Allen was waiting for them to
come out of tho wnter he wandered
off Into the woods looking for berries.
His companions did not miss him un
til they left tho water and oven thou
thought he had gone home without
That was the last seen of tho little
fellow for two years, and, although lu
all that time his mother spared nei
ther money nor effort lu searching for
him, not n single clow was found.
It was not until March, 1009, that
the police of Kail River, Mass., acting
on a mere chance bit of evidence, dis
covered the lad with gypsies camping
near that city.
A passenger in a trolley enr on tho
outskirts of the city heard a child
screaming and, looking to see where
tho sound cnino from, caught u
glimpse of n hollow eyed, frightened
boy running from a man. He left the
car nnd tried to follow them, arriving
at tho gypsy camp. He immediately
reported to tho police that a boy was
being mistreated. Police, bearing In
mind tho disappearance of Allen,
mado a mid and rescued the boy.
Two gypsies were arrested nnd con
victed. His mother, happy almost to the
point of breaking down, took him
home and began to build up tho little
fellow's health. Two months after lit
was returned to his mother tho little
fellow became n raving maniac.
While ho was In the kitchen watching
his mother nt work ho suddenly
snatched a largo carving knife and
threatened to kill her. So weak was
he that she was able to take It from
him. He wns sent to an asylum.
RECTOR TO GO ON STAGE.
Leaves Ministry Because He Believes
He's More Fitted For Actor.
Tho Itcv. F. S. Carroll, assistant rec
tor of the Church of the Ascension,
one of Washington's fashionable Epis
copal churches, has announced that he
Intends to go on the stage. Mr. Car
roll Is a collateral descendant of Bish
op Carroll, the first Catholic bishop of
America, and of the Carrolls of Cnr
rollton, Md. Ho was born In Balti
more and Is tho son of Duddlngton
Carroll, a famous globe trotter. While
residing in Spain at the age of flvo
years young Carroll was placed under
the enre of Jesuits who prepnred him
"I havo thought for some time of
leaving my place in the ministry," said
i Mr. Carroll. "Tho only reason I have
Is that I do not consider tho church to
bo my proper vocation. I shall follow
tho theatrical profession. Drama, I
hope, is the branch I will finally ar
rive In. If I am not successful In the
theatrical business I may drive a
Mr. Carroll Is twenty-nlno years of
ago and has been connected with tho
Church of tho Ascension for nearly n
year. His present plan Is to enter a
local school of acting nnd prepare him
self for tho stage.
TIP FOR THIN WOMEN.
Surgeon Says They Should Sleep on
Something Is tho matter with every
thin woman, Dr. C. W. Moots, a sur
goon of Toledo, told the Ohio medical
convention. While his address was
not exactly a defense of portly worn
en. It was to be Inferred that, although
given to nvolrdupols, most of them
were healthy and cheerful, in cold
weather at least.
"Every time I see one of those Iras
clblo -women coming Into my office
with lier sharp face, flat chest and In
elastic muscles I am In doubt whether
to feel sorry for tho patient or for my
self," said Dr. Moots. "The reason
they nro too thin is that something Is
wrong with their Internal workings
and they ought to be operated upon.
"As u remedy I would advise them
to sleep on their sides. Women sleep
too much on their backs. This brings
about internal disorders nnd takes
them to the surgeons."
She Steals Her Quarreling Husband's
When Daniel O'Connell of Wnter
bury, Conn., quarreled with his wife
last she declared sho would have re
venge. So while ho was snoring snug
ly Mrs, O'Connell confiscated his false
teeth and refuses to give them back
After u day's rations of milk and heof
broth Mr. O'Connell told his trouble
to tho pollco.
Probation Officer Combellack has
the matter In charge, the prosecuting
uttorney having referred It to him. IIo
will endeavor to effect a reconciliation
and save Mr. O'Connell from starva
tion or a change In the caliber of hU
Holland to Build Railways.
The gorernment of Holland has an
nounced Its Intention to build railways
in south Sumatra to cost newly $15,-
Another Break in Cabinet
The retirement of Mr. Dickinson,
tho secretary of war, Is the second
break In the cabinet of President
Taft. As administrations go, the
present cabinet has thus far been
compact and stable, although It
has been by no means a thoroughly
popular group , of ministers, and
there has been criticism enough to
shake it to pieces on mora than ono
occasion. The cabinet's stability
urlng tho past two years can bo
mainly accounted for by the presi
dent's unusual loyalty to the men
whom he asked to share with him
the burden of government; a "born
politician" In the office of tho chief
executive would long since havo
sought to gain popularity or Increase
his political strength, by making
ver the so-called official family. But
Mr. Taft has made no change, on his
own initiative. Those who have
gone, Messrs. Balllnger and Dickin
son, chose their own time for resign-
The events of the past two years
have demonstrated that tho original
Taft cabinet has contributed nothing
o tne popular strength of the admin
istration; and it is as true to-day as
it was a year ago that no member
of It has made a reputation of the
first order. Some of them have been
worse than negative quantities: they
have scored positive failures, or havo
aroused antagonisms exceedingly
hurtful to the president himself. Of
Secretary Dickinson it may be said
that, while he has done the adminis
tration no harm, he has brought to It
no strength. His official career has
been, In the public eye, uneventful
and colorless. Besides, he Is a Dem
ocrat. There Is no possible reason
for condemning him on that ac
count, but the presence of a Demo
crat In a Republican cabinet has
probably been a source of political
weakness to tho administration. It
has all ..long been Impossible for the
President to make so much of Mr.
Dickinson as an adviser as his great
abilities justified, because the mass
of the Republcan party would not
view tne establishment of a strone
Democratic Influence in a Republi
can administration with approval
Tho result has been a very able
lawyer, naturally belongng to the
conservative wing of the Democratic
party, cooped up In the War office,
which many other men could have
administered no less efficiently and,
at the same time, perhaps, have
brought to the President some acces
sion of political strength.
Tho appointment of Mr. Stlmson
of New York as Secretary Dickin
son's successor reminds us that
when the President does have an op
portunity to change the personnel of
his cabinet he makes his new selec
tions with a much surer political
touch than was the case when the
cabinet was first formed. The ap
pointment of Mr. Fisher as secre
tary of the Interior was an excel
lent stroke In neutralizing the an
tagonism Mr. Balllnger had arous
ed among tho protagonists of con
servation. Mr, Stimson comes also
from the more progressive wing of
the Republican party, and Mr. Roose
velt s fervid support of him when
he ran for Governor of New York
last autumn Insures the cordial
commendation of the selection by
tho Roosevelt following. These two
appointments tend to relieve tho
administration of the 'weight of the
criticism that, however progressive
W. B. HOLMES, President.
A. T. SEARLE, Vice Pres.
We want you to understand the reasons
WAYNE COUNTY SAVINGS BANK
HAS A CAPITAL OF - - - $100,000.00
AND SURPLUS AND PROFITS OF 427,842.00
MAKING ALTOGETHER - - 527,342.00
EVERY DOLLAR ot which must bo lost before any depositor can lose a PENNY.
It has conducted a growing and successful business for over 35 years, serving
an increasing number ot customers with
Its cash funds are protected by MODERN STiSEL VAULTS.
AH of these things, coupled with conservative management, insured
by the OAREFUL PEHSONAI. ATTENTION constantly el en the
Bank's affairs by a notably able Board of Directors assures the patrons
of that SUPREME SAFETY which is the prime essential of a good
DECEMBER I, 1910
m- DEPOSITS MAY
W F. SUYUAM.
W. B. HOLMES
A. T. SEAKLE
T. II. CLARK
M IT GIVESJTHE BEST RESULTS. 1
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I' JL TRUSS I
a. O. J" -A-
the president may have been, he
surrounded himself with cabinet
ministers of reactionary tendencies
and sympathies; and it Is certain
that this criticism was tho earliest
sign of that cleavage In the Repub
lican ranks for which the present ad
ministration has been notable.
The brand of "S"' figures In an ex
traordinary uct passed by parliament
In 1547. An nblcbodled man or wom
an found loitering nnd not seeking
work fur the space of three days
could bo seized nnd brought before
two justices of the pence, who, upon
confession or on the proof of two wit
nesses, "shall Immediately cause the
said laborer to be marked with a hot
iron on tho breast the mark of 'V
nnd adjudge the said person living so
Idly to his prcsentor, to be his slave
for two years. The said slave shall
bo made to work by beating, chaining
or otherwise." If convicted of run
nlng away during this period tho Jus
tlccs rould cause him to be branded
on tho forehead or tho cheek with tho
Jotter "S" and then adjudged to his
master as a slave forever. For run
ning away a second time the penalty
was death. London Standard.
Log Cabin Philosophy.
No usc tor try tor see what's ahead
cr you, k'aso ef you once seen It you'd
fall over yo'se'f turnln' back.
Do Hon lu do way Is always a lamb
w'en you gits clost ter him an' looks
him in de eye.
Don't worry knze you can't git a
front seat In de life circus. De last
seat in de show Is most lnglnrully de
safest In case cr fire. Atlanta Consti
tution. Then He Took. One.
"I wish you'd kiss me, dear," said ho.
"No; I won't, sir," answered she.
" I won't' is rude," said this young: wight.
" 'I'd rather not' Is more polite."
"Yes, moro polite, sir, it might bo.
But would you havo mo lie?" said sho.
Boston Evening Transcript.
DON'T BE BALD.
Nearly Anyone May Secure a Splendid
Growth of Hair.
We havo a remedy that has a record
of growing hair and curing baldness
In 03 out of every 100 cases whore
used nccordlng to directions for n rea
sonnble length of time. That may
seem like a strong statement It is,
and wo mean It to he, nnd no one
should doubt it until they have put our
claims to an actual test.
We are so certain Rexall "03" Halt
Tonic will cure dandruff, prevent bald
ness, stimulate the scalp and hair roots,
stop falling hair nud grow new hair,
that we personally give our positive
guarantee to refund every penny paid
us for it lu every instance where it
does not give entire satisfaction to the
Rexall "03" Hair Tonic is as pleasant
to use ns clear spring water. It Is de
lightfully perfumed, and does not
grease or gum the hair. Two sizes,
50c. and $1.00. With our guarantee
back of it, you certainly take no risk.
Sold only at our store Tho Rexall Store.
A. M. LBINE.
H. S. SALMON, Cashier
W. J. WARD, Ass't Cashier
for the ABSOLUTE SECURITY
naeeiity ana satistacuon.
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omfnuiORl Eee"mee of euUine.
comiorttbla appointment, courteous
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With privilege ol Bath
51. GO per day and up
EUROPriM m iu
Table d'Hote Breakfast . . 60a
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MARTIN CAU FIELD
Designer and Man
Office and Works
1036 MAIN ST.
HONESDALE, PA. I
X would like to see you if
you are in the market
t JEWELRY, SILVER
l WARE, WATCHES,
tt it y "xr r r
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Is there anything that displeases you ?
Are you unhappy and need cheering up ?
Has any little thing gone wrong ?
Tell us your troubles. Let us help you ?
For each of the three best kicks each week, The Citizen
will give a brand new crisp one dollar bill. Don't kick too
Ion). SO words to a kick. No limit, however, to the num
ber of your kicks. You don't have to be a subscriber to be a
Open to everyone alike, men, women and children, subscribers and non-subscribers.
Old and young, rich and poor. Remember two cents a word for the
three best kicks.
There must be something you don't like.
Kick about it. What good is an editor any
way except to fix up the kicks of his read
ers? Relieve your mind and get a prize!
KICK! KICK ! KICK!
A few suggested subjects at which to kick! The weather, of course.
Tight fitting shoes. The high cost of living. The hobble skirt and the
Harem trousers. High hats on week days. Suffraglsm, etc., etc., etc. The
funnier the better.
Several people have asked us if the fifty-word letters containing kicks
have to be signed. How else will we know to whom to award the prizes?
Whether in the event of the letter winning a prize and being published,
tho name of the kicker would appear Is another question. Undoubtedly
the writer's wishes would be followed on that scoro. Our idea of the
"Kick Kontest" Includes everything except direct and offensive personali
ties. Sit right down now and dash off fifty words about anything you don't
like and want to register a kick against. It won't take you Ave minutes
and you may win a prize. The more original the subject the better chance
for a prize. One dollar for less than five minutes work is pretty good par.
Of course you can make your kick as short as you wish. A clever flf to en
word kick may win a prize over a full-length fifty-word one. The shorter
For tbe best kick of ten words or less The Citizen will nay an additional
I prize of one dollar. Now then, lace
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Office adjacent to Post Office In DImmIck
office. Hone sriaie. Pa.
OrM. H. LEE,
' V ATTORNEY A COUNSELOR-AT-LAW.
Oificq over post office. All legal business
promptly attended to. Honesdale, Pa.
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Office Liberty Hall building, opposite the
Post Office. Honesdale, Pa.
ATTORNEY A COUNSELOR-AT-LAW
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CHARLES A. McCARTY,
ATTORNEY A COUNSELOR- IT-LAW.
Special and prompt attention eiven to the
collection of claims. Oiilce over Keif's mew
store, Honesdale. l'n.
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Office over the post 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 Rfifc
bill Id Ins. Honesdale. Pa.
QEARLE & SALMON,
D ATTORNEY8 A COUNSELORS-AT-LAW.
Offices latelv occupied by Judge Searle i
ftHESTER A. GARRATT,
J ATTORNEY A COUNSELOR-AT-L AW.
Office adjacent to Post Office, Honesdale, P
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Oiilce First tloor, old Savings Hank build
Ins. Honesdale, Pa,
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Office Hours 8 a. m. to 6 p. m.
Any evening by appointment.
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Eye and Ear a specialty. The fitting of glass
es given careful attention.
MRS. C. M. BONESTEEL,
GLEN EYRE, PIKE CO., PA.,
Certified Nurse.lP. S. N.
Telephone Glen Eyre. lTmol
LIVERY. h red. G. Rickard has re
moved his livery establishment from
corner Church street to Whitney's Stone
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EDITOR 1 1 1
up your shoes and let drive!