The citizen. (Honesdale, Pa.) 1908-1914, August 11, 1911, Page PAGE 8, Image 8
t4,Ji ,,iiJi4j,ii)JWi" PACK 3 1?IE CITIZEN, F1UBW, AUGUST 11, 1011. D. J. M'OILLICUDDY. Mentioned as Possibility to Suooted Late Ssnator Frye. Portland. Me., Aug. 10. - Seiiatoi Frye's death means that Maine will bo represented by two Democrats In the United States senate, ns It will de volve upou the .present Democratic governor, I'lnisted, to namu Senator Frye's successor until the legislature meets one year from next winter. There will be probably four active candidates for the honor. Wllllnm M, rennoll, who was a candidate against the present Senator Johnson; E. B WInslow, n member of the executive council, and James C. Hamien, a mer chant and former candidate for con' gress, all of this city, and Congress man Daniel J. McGlllIcuddy. Lowlston, Me., Aug. 10. The funeral of Senator William P. Frye will be held tomorrow. A private service will bo held at the Fryo residence at 1 o'clock. An hour later there will be a public service at the Tine Street Con gregational church. FEW DAYS TO BE SOBER. Son of Minister Is Adjudged Habitual Drunkard in Washington. Washington, Aug. 10. Drunk eighty eight times In 139 days Is the record charged ngalnst John W. Lanahan, a member of a well known Maryland family by his wife and their twenty year-old daughter. Lanahan is a son of the late Rev. John Lanahan, at the time of his death a leading clergyman of the Methodist church. Lanahan has un estute valued at about $30,000, and his wife has Instituted proceedings here to have him declared an habitual drunkard and a committee nppointed to manage his affairs. Mrs. Lanahan testified that she kept a record on n calendar of the days when Lanahan was Intoxicated, and It showed, she said, that at one period ho was drunk eighty-eight times In 130 days. In taking the stand, Lanohan's coat tails wero thrown aside and the Jury nnd spectators caught a glimpse of the neck of a largo black bottle In i his I i-ut-i. " . J"' J J"" mlnutes to decide against Lanahan. I HOPE WALKER LOSES NERVE. At New Haven's Coney Island Per former Is Injured. New Haven, Conn., Aug. 10. Before a crowd of several hundred picnickers nnd merrymakers, Slgnor De Albarado, a traveling tight ropo walker, fell fifty feet nt Savin Hock, New Haven's Co ney Island, breaking his back and both ankles. De Albarado had been advertised to ride a wheel across the wire, but on account of some trouble with the wire had not attempted the feat at the previous performances which he has been giving this week. The wire seemed to be all right and he made the try, but In some wny lost his nerve or his grip. Ho was taken to the New Haven hospital, where It Is said that he would probably die. NO LIQUOR LAW IN TEXAS. Governor Colquitt's Refusal is Blow to "Drys." Austin, Tex., Aug. 10. Governor O. B. Colquitt hns refused to submit liquor legislation of any sort to the legislature now In special sessiou, giv ing ofllclal notice in a message to the house. This means that the "drys" cannot pass any regulation laws at this session unless the governor changes his mind. A resolution calling a constitutional convention to meet tho first Mondny in March of 1813 and signed by seven teen prohibition senators will he In troduced In tho senate. The conven tion's primary purpose will he to re sume tho state wide prohibition ques tion. SIX TONS OF CHEESE. Government Interested In Photographs of Process of Making It. Appleton, Wis., Aug. 10. Tho pre liminary work on the construction of a six ton American cheese has begun, and everything will he ready for the actual construction of the mammoth cheeso within ten days or two weeks. It is probable that James Wilson, socrotnry of agriculture, will como to Appleton to witness Its construction. Ttto federal government t bos con tracted, for 50,000 photograph's showing the making of tho cheese from the farms to the finished cheeso on a special flat car, L AW0NW1TCHES Woman Accused as One to Seek Damages. ALltWTOWN LAWYERS BUSY. Mrs. Bessie Immcrman Retains Coun sel to Bring Suit Following Charges That She Practiced Craft to Others' Danger. Allentown. Pa Aug. 10. Mrs. Bessie immcrmuu lias engaged former Mayor James L. Schaadt nnd Charles W. Kueppel as attorneys to represent her In suits for damages she says she will bring ns a result of her being accused of practicing witchcraft. In addition to this, a number of other attorneys are looking up matters re lating to the jurisprudence to witch craft cases from the time when they burned witches In Salem, Mass., nearly 300 years ngo. Alleutown's attorneys nppear to be under the Impression that while happily persons accused of witchcraft are no longer burned alive or hanged from n gibbet, there Is as yet no law making It a crime to ac cuse any one of being a witch, an al legation which Mrs. Iininermau resents most strenuously. In short, while there is no law to punish a witch, neither Is there any to prevent people from believing in witches. The accusation against Mrs. Immcrman came about through a com bination of circumstances jollied with her own eccentricities. She Is a be liever In nature cures and n disciple of Dr. Kloss, the Bethlehem "naturo path," who has frequently figured in litigation both as a plaintiff and n de fendant. Their most eccentric act wns sitting In wet grass. Then when the members of the family of George Kipp, whore she roomed, begnn to suf fer from peculiar ailments, the accusa tion that she was a witch quickly fol lowed. Mrs. Immcrman thinks she Is en titled to large damages from her ac cusers, from the city and even from the aldermen for having been nrrested and confined for short periods lu the town lockup and the county jail. ABSTAINERS AT SCRANTON. Big Catholic Organization Begins Na tional Convention, Scranton, I'n., Aug. 10. With the city in gala attire and 500 delegates representing nil parts of the United States on hand, the national conven tion of the Catholic Total Abstinence union is fairly under way. The Most Itev. DIomede Fnlconlo, apostolic dele gate from Koine. Is the convention's guest. The Nov. P. J. O'Callaghan, national president of the union, has arrived, and his headquarters in the Hotel Casey are thronged with visitors. The gaily uniformed Pnulist cadets and drum corps of Chicago were a part of his delegation. While there has been no active cam pa,PI1,ngt ,t , confidently predicted that Father O'Callaghan will be re- elected president. COMMUTERS IN A PANIC. Trunk of Vaudeville Artist at Wilkins- burg Station Explodes. Pittsburg,' Aug. 10. Hundreds of commuters nt Wilklnsburg station were thrown Into n panic and narrow ly escaped Injury when a trunk owned by two vaudeville performers blew up on the pintform. A. J. Graham, a bag gageman, wns bruised by the flying debris, nnd two of his fingers were lacerated. A woman commuter was gashed on the left leg by glass. When Chief of Police George Seott Investigated the theatrical pair said they knew of no nrticle In the trunk that might have caused the blowout. The chief concluded thnt a bottle of peroxide caused the explosion. EOBBERS KILL VICTIM. Body of Real Estate Broker Found Near His Home. Belle Vernon, Pn., Aug. 10. Mystery surrounds the death of James Garri son, sixty years old, a real estate agent of North Belle Vernon, whose body wns found In a field near his home. Wounds on his head and face and tho fact that his pocketbool: is missing, Indicate a murder. A postmortem examination of the body will be hold to determine the cause of death. Gnrrlson left his homo on State street to show property adjoining tho town to n woman with whom ho had been negotiating for a sale, ne was not seen nllve ogaln. MADE WIFE DO FARM WORK. Husband Loafed, She Says, and Beat Her With Pitchfork. Wllkesbarre, Pa., Aug. 10. Michael Leshko, a farmer, is to be brought be fore tho United Charities here today to explain ills conduct. His wife, an nblcbodled 200 pound woman, com plained to tho authorities that her hus band has been making her drive the horses and pitch tho hay into the barn while be loafed and smoked his pipe In a shady spot, and that when she rebelled he beat her with n pitchfork. Sho said that In addttion she had to do the' housework, cook the meals, milk the cows, feed the stock, hoe the cardan nnd Dcrform other duties, MBS. LARS AHDERSON. Wife of Now Minister to Bel gilim, Who Is Successful Author. IF 8!G FIRE EXCITES LONDON. Carlton Hotel, Patronized by Ameri cans, Badly Damaged. London, Aug. 10. Fire and water ruined the beautiful Hotel Carlton, one of London's show places and the resort of the most fashionable English and American society. Three floors prac tically were destroyed by the llaines nnd the rest of the house, Including the famous restaurant, which was opened by the late King Edward VII.. was damaged beyond repair. One charred body was found In the burned upper floors. It Is feared that It Is that of Jnincs L. Finney, nn American nctor, who Is missing. The Carlton hotel, which shelters more Amerlcnns than Englishmen, is next door to His 'ajesty's theater. The fire unfortunately occurred at dinner time, and some of the guest3 who wero dressing were frightened by the dense smoke. They did not take time to complete their toilets, but hur ried downstairs in their dressing gowns. The cause of the fire was the fusing of an electric wire In the kitchen ele vator. One of th managers, who was on the third floor, smolled smoke nnd. looking into the elevator shaft, saw tha flames shooting upward. He gave the alarm. Most of the guests nnd visitors who wero In the reception rooms nnd the lounges walked out quietly, but It wns necessary to send two sick guests down the fire escapes wrapped in blankets. The corner occupied by the Carlton Is one of the busiest spots in London and at the time the fire started thero wero crowds of theatergoers nnd club men In the streets. Many stayed to watch the fire. The appearance of Winston Churchill, the hero of the Sidney street siege, aroused resent ment among a number of onlookers. and lie was booed. The lire was extinguished nftcr heavy d-nv-jj had been done. The ivnr wiw etinilly burned nut from t".e tpcn-il iory upward, while the i .ft ne 1 IMlCil V GAT"; ' Majesty's theater was nuged. "lETtAL SATURDAY. "ody f '-"rrmicr V ill Bo Brought to Am'rica Next Week. Paris, An;;. 10. Tho Gales family is waiving hundreds of telegrams and cables expressing sympathy. Among those from whom messages have been ro'-i.ivcd are Judge E. II. Gary, George Gould, Sweeney Hubbard, Charles M Schwab, John G. A. Lelshlnan, D. G Hold, Percy Chandler, the Duke of ..Manchester, Jacob Schiff, Fred Sterry William Plnkerton, Fred King, Lord Cowdray, J. C. Hutchlns, Florence Zii'gfold and Alvln W. Krech. The body of Mi. Gntes will be placed in a vault at the Interdenominational American church in tho Hue de Berrl where it will remain until taken aboard n steamer for removnl to the United States. The funeral service will be held at this church on Satur day. The body will bo taken home proba blv on the Kaiser Wllhelm del- Grosse. which vH10sall from Cherbourg on Wednesday of next week. It was on this same steamer that Mr. Gntes had planned to sail for New York in the first week of July. ITS LARGEST TRUST COMPANY, Merger In New York" Brings Togethe $160,000,000 In Deposits. New York, Aug. 10. The plan for the merger of tho Bankers' Trust com nany nnd the Mercnntllo Trust com pnny have been formally approved by tho stockholders and the merger be came effective today, tho name of the now company being tho Banker Trust compnny. It will bo the largest trust compnny In tho United States, with deposits, stated approximately by an officer of the compnny, at $100,000,000. Weather Probabilities. Fair today nnd probably" tomorrow not niuc'h'chauKO In temperature; light Tollable wind. S Newport Excited Over Elope ment of Miss French. COUPLE OUTWITS PARENTS. Favorite Nelce of Mrs. Elsie Vandsrbilt French Becomes Bride of John Paul Geraghty, a Chauffeur Married In Village Hotel. Newport, It. I.. Aug. lO.-Soclnl Cir cles are all in a flutter again, this tlmo over tho elopement of Miss Julia Estelle French, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Amos Tuck French of Tuxedo and Newport, nnd a niece of Mrs French Vnndorbilt, with John Edward Paul Geraghty of this city, n tender employed lu the garage of Herbert E. Pember. Nothing has stirred Newport quite so much In a long time ns hns this elopement. It Is the one topic of conversation In tho summer residence section of tho city. At first thero was but little credence put in the report, but later, when It becamo known thnt tho couple hud been located In a llttlo Connecticut vil lage and when, even later, a telegram was received by Geraghty's mother announcing that ho and Miss French had been married, everybody settled down to tho fact that Cupid had been victorious In a race with tho wits of tho families of both contracting par ties. Before ofllclal confirmation of the marriage reached Newport Mr. French is understood to have gone on a search for his daughter. Mrs. Vanderbilt. nunt of the eloping girl, was also called Into the family conference. Miss French Is of one of the best known and oldest families In the New port summer colony. She Is about nineteen years of age nnd very at tractive. She is a devotee of out of door life and a great lover of dogs and horses. She was about Newport a great deal, and It was a very rare oc casion that she was ever seen without dog, she having several ns pots at her parents' home, Maple Shade, on Bed Cross nvenue. Not only Is her family well known hero, hut also In New York and Tuxedo, where they usually spend tho winter, owning nn estate nt the park called Tuekesden. Har father Is connected with many of tho New lork clubs and her mother, who was a daughter of Mrs. Stuyve- Bant Loroy, together with tho other members of her family, nro consider ably wrought up nnd worried over the action of Miss French. Though Miss French's family hns thus far declined to make any state ment upon the subject of the elope ment, It Is understood that she did not tell her folks anything about where sho was going or what she had In mind. It was learned, however. that Miss French's family know of her acquaintance with Geraghty, who is twenty-one years of age, and that they had done nbout everything they could think of trying to break It off. Young Geraghty is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John S. Geraghty, who have been residents of Newport for many years and who are a humble and re spected family. Mr. Geraghty Is pro prietor of a small livery stable here. and his son prior to the tlmo that he went Into the automobile business had frequently drove a cab and other car riages for his father. PREDICTS DATE OF HIS DEATH. Tennessee Man Says He Will Die Sept. 3 and Haa Grave Dug. Bristol, Tenn., Aug. 10. "I will die In twenty-five days," is the startling declaration made by John Vestl, a Con federate veteran, residing at Meadow View, In Washington county, Vn. This declaration was mado following tho digging of his grave several days ago. He has had tho opening lined with cement, and his request is thnt he be burled without a coffin. The grave was made beside that of Vestl's first wife. Vestl takes the view that fate has decreed his death, and according to his premonition ho is to die Sept. 3, although he Is apparently in usual health. He is sixty-eight years old. TEXAS BARS BOOKER T. Negro Educator Will Not Spoak In State Capital Hall. Austin, Tex., Aug. 10. Booker T. Washington, the negro educator, of Tuskegee, Aln., will not bo allowed to speak lu Representatives' hall of tho state capital during his proposed visit to Austin In September or October. A resolution seeking to accord him this prlvllego was introduced In tho house, but wns cried down without a second reading. TALE OF THE WEATHER. Observations of the United States weathor bureau taken at 8 p. m. yesterday follow: Temp. Weather. New York 78 Cloudy Albany 78 Clear Atlantic City. . . 70 Cloudy Boston 70 Clear Buffalo 72 Clear Chicago 78 Cloudy St. Louis 8-1' Clear New Orleans... 78 Rain Washington ... 84 Clear WIN JAMES K. VARDAMAN. Ex-Governor and Now Named For Senator From Mississippi. SCHOOLBOYS DIE ON TRAIN. Syracuse Youths Crushed In Tunnel Beating Way to New York. New York, Aug. 10. Two young boys from Syracuse, stealing a ride Into this city aboard a fast freight were found dead on the top of one of the cars when It pulled Into the Grand Central station. Probably near New Hamburg, whore the train goes through a tunuel. the boys were Jam med against tho top nnd crushed, Their skulls wero fractured. Their faces wero unrecognizable. One of the boys, William Beakbane. was a schoolboy in Syracuse, fourteen years old, nnd lived on South Grnuger street, Syracuse, and In the same house lived his companion, who was killed with him, Robert Crosby, six teen years of age. The boys lived with their parents. The boys disappeared from thoCc home Tuesday afternoon. Coroner Holtzhauser sent the boys' bodies to the morgue, where they will be kept until relatives como from Syra cuse to identify them positively. POTTERS MAY STRIKE. Demands to National Association Made by Workmen. Atlantic City, N. J., Aug. lO.-Con tlnued pence In the trade or war to the knife involving 7,000 workmen in sixty-four potteries that turn out prac tlcally nil of the crockery ware and pottery products required for domes tic use and export trade. Is said to depend upon acceptance of an ulti matum for higher wages presented to a conference committee of the United States Potters' association. Tho demand has been formulated aad presented by President Thomas J Duffy and nine delegates representing the Natlonnl Brotherhood of Operntiv Potters, which is In conference with President W. W. Wells and nine other manufacturers representing tho pot ters' association. ARREST SUN GENERATOR MEN Misuse of the Mails Charged Against Company Officers. New York, Aug. 10. George A. Cove, president, nnd Elmer E. Bur Hngame, stock selling agent of the Sun Electric Genorntor company, with offices nt 118 Maiden lane, were nr rested by United States Marshal Plnckney, charged with misuse of tiie malls. Inspector Blrdseye, who assisted In the Investigation, says that tho elec tricity used in the operation of the demonstrating machines shown to In vestors and located on tho roof tops did not come from the sun, but was supplied by storage batteries chargfd from the plants of electric lighting companies. KERMIT AFTER BIO GAME. Second Son of Ex-President Off For Lower California. Los Angeles, Aug. 10. Keruilt Roosevelt, second son of ex-president Roosevelt, Is about to undertake an other hunt for big game. He will go after tho game In the wild regloiiB near the Gulf of Califor nia. In letters to friends here Kermlt, who has been spending some time In Silver City, N. M., expects to be gono for a ten day hunt, returning to this city after he haa buggeu a rew mountain sheep. Market Reports. DUTTEIt Steady; receipts, 9,430 pack . ...nm.rv sripHnlR. npr lh.. 27e.I px trasjCc.; thirds to firsts, 2014a24V4c; state dairy, common 10 prime, mniuau., iJiutra., seconds to specials, 18o23c; factory, cur rent make, 16tta20c.; packing stock. Itia lSHc nxTTlt?aT? T7lrm, rprMnta. 249 boxes. EOaS Steady to firm; receipts. 11.632 cases. POTATOES Weak j Lone Island, No. I JUJl UUI., w . I . ' per bag, J2.50a2.CS; southern, No. 1, per bM., J2.25a2.60: sweets, Jersey, No. 1, per basket, t.90a2.2S; southern, yellow, per bbL. IltOal; white, 2J0a3.25; red, I2.50O3; yellOW, per OagKei, liu.a, ama, swuiu era, per bbl.. 12a3. UVB POULTIIY Weak, nnvuflirn tVlTTT.TTlY Tflpmpr; hrall if lli.UUW" vw " " - " n., IS Ifoilfl. fnwln. fresh. mb, - w i . --.-- - western, average best, bbts.. KMalSc.: roosters, rresn. who. MEATS Live buttermilk and gross calves, per 100 lbs., a4.60; live calves. xreatern. 14 coo?. MILANVILLE. Ll.cchil la The Ouzen J MILANVILLE, Pa., August 9. Mrs. August Foss and daughter, Car rie, of Jersey City, are boarding with Mrs. Nichols. Mrs. W. D. Yerkes left Friday for Asbury Park, N. J., to spend a few days. Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Tyler and son, Manley, have returned from a week's sojourn at Kenoza Lake, N. Y. H. H. Tyler left last week for a trip through northern New York state. The Fromer family who have been camping nt Sampson's grove, have returned to their homo at Damascus, Pa. Mrs. Florence Brown returned to New York city on Monday. Miss Myrtle Lassley returned from Scranton on Monday. Mr. nnd Mrs. Charles Rolston and daughter, Fnllsdale, Pa., visited their son, Floyd, the first of the week. Mrs. John Van Orden, who has been isltlng her granddaughter, Mrs. Albro Dexter, has returned to Now York city. Mrs. Caroline Smith, Blnghamton. N. Y., will spend some time here with her sister, Mrs. Beach. Miss Nellie Kimble, Houesdale, who was recent guest of Mesdames Conner and Nichols, went to Laurel Lake Saturday to visit Mrs. Dlttrich. Mr. Stewart, Blnghamton. was looking after his business Interests here last week. Miss Lorena Skinner Is visiting Miss Laura Ross at Tyler Hill. ' From every stranger who enters the town we hear the same exclama tion, "What awful roads," and it is a statement only too true to be a credit to anybody or any place. The three hills between the residence of Volney Skinner and that known as the Clin ton Skinner hill are not only dis graceful but dangerous. The super visors hifve been repeatedly appealed to but of no avail. They do abso lutely nothing; so henceforth, kind friend ajnd stranger. If Instead of simply grumbling about tho rocks. you will make a complaint to the men who are elected to office to at tend to the roads, you will be doing tne people of Mllanvllle and vicinity a favor. A. Z. Earl, of the Erie, spent last Sunday and will spend the following Sunday at Volney Skinner's. Miss May Skinner. Narrowsburg. Is visiting her sister, Mrs. A. B. Baird. Gladys and Isabella Mitchell, Port Jervls, are visiting their aunt, Mrs. Rockwell Brlgham. Kenneth Calkins and friend, of Scranton, walked from there here last week. Miss Gertrude Calkins returned from a long visit with friends at Scranton, Peckville and Pleasant Mount. Miss Cora Gordon, Mlddletown, N. Y., Is visiting her aunt, Miss Flor ence C. Eckmler. The chemical factory will soon re- sumo business. Klngsley McCullough, Blngham ton, spent a few days in town. Dr. James Mills, Port Jervls, was in town 'Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Philip Hocker and children, Cook's Falls, N. Y., are visiting at L. J. Hooker's. Henry Hocker, West Chester, Pa., is enjoying his vacation with his par ents here. E. Cleveland, New York City, Is hoarding at the Lawrence. CANDIDATE for PKOXHONOTOKY LEOPOLD FUEUTH. I most respectfully solicit your support at the primaries September 30, 1911. KOU TREASURER. W. W. WOOD, CASTOR I A Tor Infants and Children. The Kind You Have Always Bought Bears the Signature Fair Week Aug. 14, 15, 16, 17.