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THE CITIZKN. FIUDAY, SEPT. 15, 1011.
II VOTES IT
Prohibition Loses After Bit
MORE THAN 120,000 TO POLLS
With Practically Every Town and Vil
lage Complete Liquor Interests Ap
pear to Have Won a Victory.
Portland Is For Saloons.
Portland, Me., Sept. 12. More thnu
120,000 voters of this state went to the
polls and registered their 'opinions on
whether or not tho state should con
tinue with the constitutional amend
ment in force which prohibits the sale
of Intoxicating liquors. Tho Indica
tions are that those who oppose pro
Vibitlon turned out in sl&htly greater
numbers than did those who favor its
With bvf nineteen small towns to
be heard from, tho vote stands 00,782
for the repeal of the amendment to
G9.878 for its retention, a majority of
In 1853 the Maine legislature adopt
ed a statute prohibiting the liquor busi
ness, but it was repealed after a brief
'experience. In 1S57 the law was again
passed and has never been repealed.
In 18S4 the question of placing prohi
bition in the constitution was put to
the people and prohibition won by n
majority of 45.0SS.
More than n thousand meetings were
held In different parts of tho state In
the present campaign under the auspi
ces of the Prohibition forces, and prom
inent men from other states were
called up to assist in the cause.
When near closing time for the polls
the "yes" people had ti majority of
1,500, with thirty-one towns to hear
from. These towns will not affect the'
result to nny appreciable degree. Gov
ernor Plaisted is on his way to attend
the governors conference at Spring
Lake, N. J and could not be reached,
but it is not believed that a special
session of the legislature will be called
to pass a local option law. Had the
victory for tho "wets" been more de
cisive a session would probably havo
A total vote on tho liquor question
of 120,000 was polled, which is within
20,000 of the vote polled at the last
state election, when Plaisted was elect
Tho fight was bitter all over tho
state, but was particularly close in
York county, which will give a margin
of less than 100 votes in favor of re
peal. The Prohibitionists had counted
on York as one of their counties. One
small town. Greenwood, gave the big
pest percentage of majority for the
wets by polling sixty-five for repeal
and but a solitary ballot against.
BOTH SIDES CONFIDENT. I
Party Leaders In Canada Certain They
Ottawa, Sept. 12. The Canadian
election campaign has boon In full
swing for a month. An army of ora
tors has been busy throughout the
country dally, nnd tons of political lit
erature havo been distributed. The
leaders of each party declare victory
is assured, and they appear to be sin
Premier I.aurler has been through
Ontario. Quebec nnd the maritime
provinces, speaking daily nnd some
times two or three times a day. Ho
is seventy years old, but is standing
the work better than nny other leader
on either side.
Robert L. Rordcn. tho opposition
lender, has spoken at the principal cen
ters of Canada east of tho great
lakes nnd has had large and enthusi
PEACE COURT OPPOSED.
Cartago Tribunal Costly and Used by
New Orleans, Sept. 12. An interna
tional congress will bo called at an
early date, probably in Guatemala
City, for the purpose of abolishing the
Cartago peace court.
Salvador, Costa Rica and Honduras
are hacking tho project, nnd nn effort
is being made to bring In Nicaragua
The countries assert that tho cost of
maintaining the court and the interna
tional oflice at Guatemala is out of all
proportion to tho benefits derived. The
court was established as a result of
the conference of tho flvo Central
American republics held in Washing
ton In 1007.
VOLCANO THREATENS TOWNS.
New Craters on Mount Etna Throwing
Smoke and Ashes.
Catalinn, Italy. Sept. 12. The erup
tion of Mount Etna Is increasing
hourly. Tho streets of this city are
filled with smoke nnd ashes.
Flvo new craters havo opened on the
western slope of tho mountain nnd
threaten Lingunglossa and Bronte.
Astors at Rhinecliff Home.
Poughkeepsle, N. Y Sept. 12.
Colonel Astor and his brldo ore at
Rhluecllff, and it wns announced that
they would spend at least n week of
their honeymoon there.
James R. Soley Dead.
Now York, Sept. 12. James Russell
Soley, the lawyer nud author, is dead
of pneumonia. Ho had been ill but a
few days. His funeral will tnke place
tomorrow moruiug. "
WIDOW OF SUICIDE
GUARDS $100,000 SECRET.
Refuses to Tell Husband's Story, and
His Property Is Held Back.
A young woman went to n New
York lawyer the other day and told
him that because her husband when
dying had induced her to listen to a
secret ho said was slowly killing him
and because sho agreed to hear It,
though he imposed tho condition that
thoy dlo together immediately after
ward, her sisters-lu-law in the City of
Mexico refused to let her have the
property ho left, nmounting to $100,
000. She said she had never told the se
cret and that she never would. The
lawyer has learned that last winter,
when sho lay In a hospital recovering
from tho wounds inflicted by her hus
band upon her (those inflicted on him
self cnuswlhls death), she refused to
submit to an operation for blood poi
soning because she was afraid of tell
ing the secret under an anaesthetic.
Four letters havo been sent to the
City of Mexico to sisters of the dead
man. In these the lawyer has tried
to bring about an understanding with
out the necessity of court proceedings.
Elsa Muchweck Torrea is the young
widow. Her husband's name was
Raul Torrea. She came from Nnum
berg, Germany, a few years before she
mot the young Mexican in New York.
Ho was twenty-seven nnd she was
twenty-five last summer when they
decided to bo married. They went to
tho city hall on Oct 17, 1910, got a 11
censo nnd had nn alderman marry
Mrs. Torrea has told her lawyer
that they planned to go to tho City of
Mexico, where ho had been nn In
structor in a military school, but tho
husband proposed the double suicide.
Since she got out of the hospltnl
Mrs. Torrea has filed ancillary letters
of administration with the surrogate
and has been appointed administratrix
of her husband's estate under a bond
of $12,000. A friend to whom Torrea
wrote lias told her lawyer that Rich
ard Torrea, Raul's father, left $800.
000 when ho died nnd that about $100,
000 of this was to go to Raul.
Ilcr demands upon tho estato havo
been met by tho demand from the sis
ters that sho tell them tho reasons
that led Torrea to make the suicide
START NEW DREADNAUGHT.
Six Small Boys Drive First
Bolts of New York's Keel.
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Photo by American Press Association.
Now York, Sept. 12. Six small boys
climbed up among tho mass of timbers
that makes one corner of the Brooklyn
navy yard look as though giants hnd
been playing nt Jackstraws nnd
slipped stay bolts into the llrst two
keel plates to be laid down for the
new drcadnaught Now York. This
sea fighter and her sister ship, the
Texas, now building nt Newport
News, will be the biggest fighting
ships In the United States navy.
The first bolt was driven by Wat
Tyler Culvcrlus, Jr., son of Lieuten
ant Commander Cluvorius and grand
son of Rear Admiral Sampson, whoso
flagship nt the battle off Santiago bore
tho namo which It has surrendered to
the new drcadnaught. The other boys
who helped Rear Admiral I.eutz. com
mandant of tho yard, his nides and
tho constructors see that the Job was
properly started are W. K. Burd. son
of Captain J. E. Burd, chief engineer
of the yard; Robert M. Striker. Jr.,
son of Nnval Constructor Stockcr; F.
R. Frothingham, son of General John
B. Frothingham; J. E. Bailey, Jr., son
of Naval Constructor Bailey, who will
be directly in chnrgo of the ship's con
struction, and T. W. Ryan, Jr., son
of tho general storekeeper at the yard.
Congressmen Cnlder and Fitzgerald,
who helped convince congress that tho
New York should be built here, were
Plenty of Practice.
"I am quite surprised, Mr. Meeker,
at your wife's knowledge of parlia
"She? Great Cae3ar! Ilasn't sho
been speaker of tho house for tho last
fifteen years?" Exchange.
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New York Official to Answer
Charges Before Governor Dix.
Photo by American Press Association.
New York. Sept. 12. City business is
prnctically suspended In Queens Bor
ough because Of the elaborate prepara
tions being made by city otllcinls. tux
payers and friends of Borough Prtil
dent Lawrence Gresser, who is to ap
pear before Governor Dix at Albany
today to answer to charges brought
against his administration by certain
of the public improvement associations
of Queens. Friends o'f the borough
president are optimistic of the outcome
of the hearing and say that Mr. Ore
er will return exonerated.
Ever since the election of the bor
ough president his ndminlstrntion of
tho affairs of Queens has been bitterly
attacked by persons nlleged to repre
sent IiIr political enemies. Efforts were
made to have Mayor Onynor interfere,
but tho mayor refused to take any pait
in the 'trouble nnd referred the com
mittee that waited upon him to Gov
DIES SHIELDING A WOMAN.
Letters Written by His Slayer's Wife
Torn In 3iti.
Knusas City. Mo.. Sept. 12. It wns
to protect the name of a woman, to
shield from exposure her love for him.
that Henry C. Gumbel braved the
pain of hi wounds after Robert F.
Curtis shot him three times Saturday
afternoon, with amazing fortitude tore
Into pieces three letters as he lay nn
tlie lloor of his room at the Kuppei
But the slain man's caution and his
tardy obedience to his fair correspond
cut's admonition to destroy her mis
fives wik in vain. Pieces of one of
them have been put together. It wa
addressed to Gumbel and signed
Mrs Ijticle Curtis Is supposed to be
in Chicago. She consulted an all in'
ney here Inst month in regard to hei
Curtis was held without bond after
pleading not guilty to a charge of
murder in the first degree. lie wns
returned to his cell after being al
lowed to phone some orders that lie
had secured Saturday to a cigar com
pany who had him employed as a
STAGE A EIGHT TO ROB.
Wife of Governor Elect of Mississippi
Loses $7,500 In Jewels.
Fulton. Ky.. Sept. 12. Family heir
looms and Jewelry valued at $7.r(lu
were stolen from Mrs. Earle Brewer,
wife of the governor elect of Mls.sN
slppi, here, according to charges for
mally presented by an attorney. The
robbery took plnce oa a Pullman car
Mrs. Brewer was on, route to Chirks
dale, Miss., from Chlcugo. where she
had been spending the summer. She
carried tho valuables In a handbag,
which disappeared when three men
who had been on the car Jumped oil
nftor engaging in a rough and tumble
light. Women fainted when pistols
were flourished, and In tlie excitement
Mrs. Brewer forgot about her vain
ables. Accordlug to the theory of the
governor elect, the men followed Mrs
Brewer from Chicago, and tho flgbt
was especially arranged to throw the
passengers Into a panic.
TALKS BY AEROPLANE.
Inventor of Wireless Rival Throws
Voice Five Miles.
Loudon, Sept. 12. Matthows, tho in
ventor of the aeroplane, tnlked through
tho air from Beachley to New Passage
on tho opposite side of tho river Sev
ern, a distance of tivo and n half
miles. Ho will now try to talk from
Chepstow to Cardiff, a distance of
twenty-five miles, by tho aid of man
lifting kites. ,
Later Matthews will endeavor to
transmit his volco five miles from
Chepstow to Tintern, through a wall
Cuba's Profitable Lottery.
Washington, Sept. 12. Tho lottery Is
a profitable scheme in Cuba, and the
returns to tho war department show
that last year tho Cuban government
received from this source $3,300,000
profit, which representa 10 per cent of
the entire annual receipts from all
FIRST HARVARD TO
STUDY AT HARVARD.
Descendant of Founder's Cousin Will
Take Four Years' Course,
For tho first time in Harvard univer
sity's 275 years of Ufo u Hnrvard la
ontcrcd as a student. Lionel do Jersey
Harvard of London, under circum
stances most unusual and sentimental,
will take his place in the class of 1915.
Ho is a member of tho original John
Harvard family, '
John Harvard died in 1038, two year
after tho university which was later
given his name was founded. Thorn
ns Harvard was his second cousin.
The Harvard who is coming to Ameri
ca is descended from Thomas Har
vard and prepared for college at the
pamo London school nt which John
Harvard prepared for Emmanuel col
lege, Cambridge, SOO years ngo.
In 1847 Edward Everett, then presi
dent of nnrvard university, wrote to
George Bancroft, minister to Great
Britain, asking Mr. Bancroft to deliver
pome books, including n set of Qulncy'a
"History of Harvard," to the Rev.
John Harvard of Plymouth, England.
Louis A. Holmnn of Boston went to
Englnnd in 1908 for several months of
work Involving antiquarian and other
research. At tho homo of J. Maw
son Hnrvnrd, a grandson of the Rov.
John Harvard, ho found two sons,
Lionel, now eighteen, and Kenneth,
now fourteen. An older son, John, had
Nothing was then said regarding tho
future attendance of one of the sons
nt Harvard university, but when Mr.
Harvard later wrote that financial ob
stacles had compelled Lionel to give
up his ambition to attend Emmanool
college, which John Hnrvard attended,
Mr. nolmon talked to those in authori
ty at Harvard and to a few Harvard
alumni. Tlie result wns a few interest
ed graduates agreed to provide a fund
ample to care for tho tuition and ex
penses of the young man during his
four years' course.
The Endless Strife.
They may spike the heavy cannon, they
may sink the battle fleet.
They may hammer Into plowshares all
tho weapons made to kill.
They may force the Jealous nations to cut
out the war drum's beat,
Dut the fight 'twlxt social rivals at old
Newport rages still.
Cleveland Plain Dealer.
CHING PIH KWANG.
Admiral Commanding Chinese
Warship Visiting America.
Photo by American Press Association.
FLYING OVER MOUNTAINS.
Fowler Starts In Transcontinental
Flight for Big Prizes.
1 San Francisco, Sept. 12. Robert G.
Fowler, first of tho aviators to start
in the long transcontinental aeroplane
Journey from this city to New York,
began his trip In tho presence of a
great crowd. Just before ho started
Fowler kissed his mother and she
sobbed "God bless you, my boy." Then
ho rose nbout a thousand foet in
the air and headed. duo east for the
flight to New York, which, If success
ful, means $70,000 in prizes.
Reports from along the line of the
Central Pacific railroad, which Fow
ler is following, show that tho aviator
Is averaging fifty-five miles nn hour.
Ho passed Sacramento, 88.8 miles
from this city. His flight east of
Sacramento for the next hundred miles
cannot be so rapid, as ho will have to
mount over 7,000 feet to clear the sum
mit of tho Sierra Novadas.
Hillee' Father-in-law Dies.
Beverly, Mass., Sept 12. C. D.
Hilles, President Taft's secretary, has
returned to Beverly after a two weeks'
vacation in Ohio and Long Island.
A short time after his arrival Mr.
Hilles was Informed of tho death nt
Lancaster, O., of Mr, Whiloy, Mrs.
Hilles' father, Ho left for Ohio after
n long chat with the president
ROBERT F. WAGNER.
New York Stato Senator Op
erated Upon For Appendicitis,
Albany. .N .. Sept. -.-The legisla
ture has reconvened. There wero
twenty-threo of the fifty-one senators
and thirty-five of the "60 assembly
men present. Tho indications are that
both houses will decide today to take
a recess until a week from Monday
night bocauso of the Illness of Sen
ator Wagner, the majority leader of
the senate who was operated upon
Governor Dix mndo it plain to the
legislators who called on him that ho
would sign no legislation during tho
reconvened session unless tho legis
lature first sent to him a direct prim
ary bill to . meet tho direct nomina
tions pledge In the Rochester pint
form. No Misrepresentation.
SI Summers Consarn you, Ebl You
ald this here guu you sold me was a
Eb Winters It Is; but, of course,
you'vo got to bo some place where
there's a darn good echo. Puck.
"Oh, I know. I havo been a martyr
to dyspepsia myself for years."
"Really? But surely you ought to
wee some one."
"Oh, I don't suffer from indigestion.
My husband does." Onlooker.
REPORT OK THE CONDITION
HONESDALE NATIONAL BANK
IIONKSDAI.E. WAYNE COUNTY. PA.
At the close of business. Seit. 1, 1011.
Loans and Discounts $ 21G.3.15 39
Overdrufts.secured and unsecured 16 22
U. S. llonds to secure circulation. 65,000 00
Premiums on U. S.llonds 1.UO0 00
lionds. securities, etc 1,219,017 91
Jlankine-house, furniture and fix
tures 40,000 00
Due from National Banks (not
lteserve Agents) 2,712 72
Due from Stute nnd Private Banks
and Hankers. Trust L'oniDunles.
and Savings Itanks 3Xi 70
Due from approved reserve
agents 129,907 S9
Checksand othercash Items.... 2,057 08
xvotesor otner wutlonal Hanks.. ioj 00
Fractional paper currency, nick
els and cents 320 14
Lawful Money lteserve in Hank,
viz : Specie J77.2U 50
Legal tender notes 13,755 00- 90,999 50
Redemption fund with U. S.
Treasurer, (5 per cent, of circu
lation) 2,750 00
Total $1,821,815 65
Capital Stock paid in J 150,000 00
Surplus fund 150,000 00
Undivided profits, less expenses
and taxes paid 19.21G G3
National Hank notes outstanding 45.800 00
Due to other National Hanks 1,6M5 63
Due to Trust Companies and Sav
ings Hanks 202 11
Individual deposits subject to
check $1,400,113 W
Demand certificates ot
deposit 22,415 00
Certified checks 65 00
Cashier's checks out
standing 2,097 69-$ 1,421,741 38
llonds borrowed None
Notes and bills rcdiscounted None
Hills payable, including certifi
cates of deposit for money bor
Liabilities other than those above
Total $1,8-21,815 65
State of Pennsylvania, County of Wayne, ss.
I, 11. Z. Russell, President of tho above
named Dank, do solemnly swear that the
abovo statement Is truo to tho best of my
knowledge and belief.
II. Z. Russell, President,
Subscribed and sworn to before me this
6th day of Seit. 1811.
R. A. SMITH, N, P,
Louis J. Dobflinqeii, 1
P. It, Muhrav, -Directors.
Akdhew TiiojirsoN, J ;iw4
H. R Weaver
Architect and Builder
Plans & Estimates
Residence, 1302 EastSt.
A. O. BLAKE
AUCTIONEER & CATTLE DEALER
YOlfWILL MAKE MONEY
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promptly attended to. Honesdale. Pa.
171 O. MTJAlTORD,
M ATTORNEY A COUNSELOR-AT-LAW,
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Post Oflice. Honesdale. Pa. wumjmib
-U. ATTORNEY A COUNSKT.OU.AT.T.Am
Office over Relt'a store. Honesdale Pa.
pHARLES A. McOARTY,
J attorney A COUNSELOR- AT-L AW.
coirectlonof cralms. Office over.Kelt's"ncw
ATTORNEY & COUN8ELOR-AT-I.AW
Office over the Dost office Honesdale. Pa.
. ATTntlMRV Ar nmivaprnD.iip.r
Office in the Court House, Honesdale
PETER H. ILOPF,
ATTORNEY A COUNBELOR-AT-LAW.
buiidK,:.Hnnesdale.Pa. m D"T,n" "'nl
S EARLE & SALMON,
ATTORNEYS A COUNSELORS-AT-LAW,
Offices lately occupied by Judge Searla Si
CHESTER A. GARRATT.C
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Office adjacent to Post Office, Honesdale. P
DR. E. T. BROWN,
Office Ffrst floor, old Savings Hank build
ing, Honesdale, Pa.
DR. C. R. BRADY,
DENTIST, HONESDALE, PA.
Office Hours-8 a. m. to 6 p. m.
Any evemne bv annolntmenl.
Citizens' phone. 33. Residence. No. 86-X
PB. PETERSON, M. D.
. 1120 MAIN STREET, HONESDALE, PA.
Kye and Ear a specialty. The fitting of glass
es given careful attention.
LIVERY. b red. G. Rickard has re
moved his livery establishment from
corner Church street to Whitney's Stone
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FIRST CLASS OUTFITS. 76y
t would like to see you if
you are in the market
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WHEN THERE I
m your family you of course call
a reliable physicinn. Don't stop
at that; have his prescriptions
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even if it is a little farther from
your home than some other store.
You can find no more reliable
store than ours. It would be im
possible for more care to bo takfin
8 in the selection of drugs, etc., or
in me compounaing. rrescrip
tions brought here, either night
or day, will be promptly and
accurately compounded by a
competent registered pharmacist
and tho prices will be most rea
sonable, O. T. CHAMBERS,
Opp. D. & II. Station. Honesdaie. Pa.
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Rooms 51.00 per day and uj
With privilege ol Bath
$1.50 per day and up
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